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 Just Fine Food  .;.;     DAJWY'S   v.  DINING  &QOM  . Phone Gibsons '.140:     jj��|lp**  _, v* f* *\ -* ��� t a a     ^        r*  :���: I'-sr-ent   31dg.#  :'. 0 :'."-���- .    r .    C .  SERVING THE  GROWING SUNSHINE COAST  Published in-Gibsons, B.C. Volume 12, Number 1, January. 2,    1958.  Your purchases should help  build the community in which  you live  wsonsenferke  son clarities his  occupa-  esiding in ' the  oi-Gib-  Editor:;,�� take this' oppoituh-C Vi-vi^iand  ity bffhahk^gTy^  well�� Written;'&&&$ of the-���^^^JJft^;?IS^ffii^i^i^  song and ^isti^^Eatepa^  Asseciatlort0{mel^ihg^''-'6f^"last'. iate-?-';7''e|ci';v��� "^^,.:- ??;Y?.  ebast*r^^Hc^ as:  'TyeTi^name ... residing at  ; ^!- addresis .;���. in the Munici-  ���- Charles Clawry and; Fred  Peterson, ^charged with. conspiracy-involving possible rob- r  bery were each given a two >  year suspended sentence and  were bound- over on their own  recognizance at $1,000 to keep  the. peace, plus time already  spent in jaiL :.  Both, were   sentenced. Dec.,-'--  23.   in   Magistrate   Johnston's  court in the Anglican Parish  Hall with H.A.D. Oliver appear  ing on behalf of both accused:'  arid Jacob Zeigal for the prosecution. ,   ��� :���  When   proceedings;   opened,  Eric'''<��� Thompson*^ lawyer, -  6��' ���  Hppkms/L'aftdingy spoke on behalf; of both accused;  As re- "  gards 'Mr. "Clowry he said He^  ha*d; known ; him height -years  and that he repaid his debfis'  fully arid1 promptly. As a ditch*  digger,' he! said, all yoti: had 'to  dov-- was Show; him what '^ou  wanted done arid he would do  it satisfactorily: As fair as; he  knew  ClOwry?s  personal   life  wag'1 blameless." Two vyears ago?  while digging:���'.'arwell &'stone'  fell on his head and caused him  some   inconvenience.   Clowry  was willing to help out small  loggers, 'Mr.;^Thompson   said  arid'; added;vtb^/he;;wa$ wel-  cohie at his home; ahytirilb. ���' ���  *Peter.spfty;Mr'i ��� T^ompson'said:  was: the^sbn of eiderjy parents';  arid wks byerwotked:'anct uni?  derfed. He'did hot' kriow=^whct  rrioney was uritil he grew lip  an^ ^ftt out %vw6rki He did-  not' have; - a^ery^high intteHi/:  .gbnce Quotient MidHadarough  lence was passed. He said.the,  crime involving -a. proposed.,  robbery was a childish-one and  would have been abandoned  Iprig before it .could haye'.,  reached completion. -, .;'���;  if Mi\ #Zeigal said the purpose  of sentence was not to punish  but /to prevent a recurrence.  A benign eye should be used  by people of the community  to do what they can to keep  aj watch on these men. Any  break'in probation would mean  rip leniency and , they would  Save to serve ^their sentence  irj jail.. *\ "' '  Magistrate Johnston before  sentencing said dowry was a  vbry fortunate man because  the character references by Mr.  Prdpp arid Mr. Thompson carried   a   great   deal of  weight  arid:^^;��^e^j^rength of the  variousrejpbr^made hihv Want  tb go ^albngwith "the jdea! of at  suspend ed ' sentence; This * he  said; should not be construed  as meaning that it -would he  customary in such cases to automatically grant suspended  sentence."-...'"   "������' .'.",'    ' *"        ,,  Peterson, he said,'was to be  pitied. Clowry thougSt'up the  scheme arid Petersen went  along .with him. He warned  Feterson to keep away from  any sources where liquor was  sold. Both men, the magistrate  commented, were fortunate in  having people of this commun-  ty step forward and speak on  their ��� behalf. r    ;    '���'������'���'.^.'������'���*:  He also  urged Peterson to ���  take greater care of his aged  mother. -  time of'at with other1 boys.  ^GMP '^^repofts ' when   prb-?  sented|f showed ?;;Clowry --had  se'ryM-a^ori^ year 'sentence oil  one ipoirit that I wbuldlike to  make a little more clear and  that lis relative to the nomination paper.        "... oU-:'^fX-)  Section 45 of the Municipal  Act clearly sets out. who is a  Residerit Elector, ri.e.:j#/'That  I have continuously been, and  for six months prior irrim^edflttd.  to this date and am a resident  of the C; name of the Munici-  pality;-;;:?: ���' ....'..'���.>:.'.,-.. r .. '.'���' -f.'���."',  3.vThat I reside at^and here  describe-the address .etev:^;" rr  Section 46 of the- Municipal  Act says ���- ^The ^illiige ^CJouAi-:  cil riiay; by byla-W regulate the  conduct jpf the municvpal^^ec^  tiorim: any way��not inponsft-v ^^^M M  - pallty of '^;;r.- occupation, ;..  and";. ^flarrie1,.. residing at  ... in the Municipality of .....  occupation../ hereby nomin-  ���'ate':.':\:".,;etc:V'.: ;^    - ."' ��� ���'. ���  It musl^eV; agreed that the  village ^byiayi?; No. 131 agrees  wiih'!the ���Section No. 46. of the  Municipal  Act. -������    -'  -ThatfBylaw ^Tbi'131 %n"d; the  Municipal Act .emphasize that  the fVnbininatbr^^rmist ;Dei:aJTesi-  . dent. in .the . village otnunicipal-  i.^ That ''S#ctioii:/ 451. shows*] the  resident  tent ^h^this act." :        ',;^ '; " \^x.w^ w *iavc    ^htfitubusly '  m;   ii ' . .    ^i"     *-iv-< w*;; v been, forj six months:prv>r to  The^Mmwcipahty^te^ ���  }a&��:?kP^ of  by authority of ^ectionv- 46^ o| y :; ^ ;as   previously  stated  in  the ^Mutncipal   Act, ^passed. /.a^Vthig-'letter'���''''���'/������'"  bylaw^^cwn; as;.::Electip^^r^:?:-& ������n���'n���������� ���'  cedure^Bylaw   and!m^^:S^Ms.^.S^  law reads as follows: ft^:'rM^^^^t^L ?$?"��* *g?  We :-v name ... occupation    fev^J^^g^ the �����d-  > ������ ���--    - ��� ."V".'���',������������-  -      ���':''��� jate six.^mpnths prior to  the  '- '-''^5^': '��� 'v-- .'V'. ���J,';K;>-;--j ' ''v^,;'d^te'ihe^'sigriid.^the nomination  HiSeikifal^'T'^ff ���''''��� ��� ���:^0^0^^:''0W^ .the duty of  i  IU^Spi>al      "^^'iv-^^gt^fr^urniri^o^^ dis-  ' :^il': ''     '''������-'��� -.': ���|^W;:-''?v:*^:<iuaH^ signed'  Uf^l!     a|��fd��i4'^H--->;'^h1^^^ signature-.  St; ^ry's Hospital Auxiliary V:^ No. J131 or  repo��tsythat in spite of 1  ent ^weather ^m^nyk-^p^t^'r'f If our; cpmmissiphersrt are  ���31X1^"to the* Christmas Tea, signing papers Without know-  Dec^!?; arid consequently 5 the^^^ ser-  affair was a success. Thanks^are^ jp^ arise  alsoldue to the iriany associate'"f^ this vil-  members whovcame 1^,-wt>rk;.^l|i:ge;'.,;^. ���-i,v,^';:.^fev^:iO'..-'' ���  and be 'customersiaswell.^ Pro- "'"������Jf thie bylaws -of(ttie: Village  ceeds totalled $121.10/:    ; ; f-v;   ;are eh^bjrc^^^^ not  The' floor raffle of a baby .^for^l^iers/.^re-stijll, hay^ a ser-  doll aridcrib -was Hvibri by' Mrs, ���������Mo^'^i^tem:^ -:-������������^���^������f<~  SunquiSt Sr., Garden Bay. ��� .   Thani^irig, ypu Mr. :Editor for  The nursing staff of St; your cooperation in publish-  Marylsv Hosptal raff led .^:;dffl..;;irig;;?tlij|:il|���r and the above  underrthe auspices oi:th^tuxr;V;^\a^s> of object-  iliary.   Duririg  the, artefti6ori,:-{;uM^ of the elec-  Miss?v3^avis Huddlestp#i-'%N^,^ -'    '  y?"^es. B. Hodgson.  hacl three rriinor 'convictions  involving two irrioriths arid 18  mbntris'3ail?arid a $5 fine;  Defence counsel speaking on  behalf of Peterson saidFthe'probation rbpbrts ^were'^favorable  and pleaded that the time ai-  ready spelM^iri'cust6dy'be;tak-'  en into consideration when sen-  i re men i  Service in wi  'In view of the fact-Gibsons  Volunteer Fire Department is  now registered under-the So-,  cieties Acti) which allows therii  to; serve areas outside > Gibsons  with theirvpwrifi?e'eqtilpmeht^  a ^delegation of firemeri sbught  iri|orniatibn; ��� from ijthe ��� VjUajge'  CpnimissibriAat^^c^r|day���,night's  rh^etirig'-as to'whai/was! going  ���;-tpi^pp^n%p;t^^  ':���' What^the^-had-hi^mirid2^^  the ultimate purchase- of1 ihe  ;. old fire 't^&k sdviHy; \wuld  have a vehicle %hicH* could be  t^feeh outside the village 'boun-  daries;-r': v --i:;' "! r':f:'{ v?u  during disciissipn :the mat5-1  ter?rbf the';sferidirijg of Gibsons.  Fire- 'dep6rfeierit/TwaV; brdught"  ul^ andVthe frreriaerf'sawSdvari-  ' ^::hai^ig|j^^ii*E^  Gibsphs Fire Department and  .i, :^j\  a Gibsoris'area fire department.  The firemen said that Gran-  thariis arid Soarrifes Point had  showh interest in' the expanded fire protection. :  :: ;  Commissioners said their  main interest was the Gibsons  Fire Department 'and ','.'���' what  they dTd'putside. the municipal,  arie'a'would be up to the new  soclety..^i,:r-^'v'; w^-*^'- ^;'  The'Jfireriien "Said ttiey- *eaP  ized there(^were'diffibiilties-tb  be overcome' befPre >they werig  a fully protected fire'department but- they intended to  work on- them. ��� /  The matter of the \disposal  of! the ftteTtruck was le��t over  for; discHission at thie next ifeg-  ular meeting^ The 'fiferheh:  were informed no stumbling  ;blpic^^wi3uldiber:pi^  way.'-  ' ,;" >���-..'. .���'. ���* ..  Need for undertaker  i strict  :BING#;SESUMES  made the draw ahdf^e'wih-  ning' ticket was Nb.^fi8^^e|c%;;  by Mrs:'^vy Lee, MadeirajP^k..:!,  Frierids of the aui^^'^lijj^'.^^in^;^^!!^ resume ses-  be ;$#*3ed  to^hea^tha|;|hey: ^ibns^^^School Hall Thurs-  hay*p^ached their .la^��^c#^ay^gh^>^^ng Jan. & when  tivefor^ the year and now?;have>y���%($��� f"^j~'?-?S-    & ?.:.  enough money to purbhase^he'; *, usiial;four��comer competition  25 -ib^electric .dryer for \^'^'*^':-d^ P^zes W}11 oe offered.  hosp^^f^aurilir^'^';'j'^;-;';7-" >^H;-'-:-by-;the' Sunshine Coast Welfare  .    The^ftt-st':'bahy^h6rtt;!in4^8^;^ ������  at.,$fGary's-HbsBSalXW��W&:t^f"t2i-'-^V ���:"���"  presie^tect -"'with'! Wi^0!s^db^sS  engraved with  its   name^ajid'  birthh^date, frorn the menibers^ . . . __ ,_ . _. . x. ���  of th%#ixiliary. This idea^was^ euesfc of Mrs. M. A.Shaw of Van-  starte^im 1957 and U is hoped' couver m the pre-Chnstmas visit  to cbh^ttWit'every-'l^ew Year, and a highlight of the visit was  No; 13^. Exhifbit A ?f |his /by-  to attend the Jose Iturpi concert.  Bleci^priics .is* helping^, the  Jap^riese^Mieries rhduitr^eri-  larj^th^lscope "of* its' opera-  tior#^h%5?5mc^base its catch.  Boatsfof bhiy-fwo to three tons  as '.wfeli%'s;'lair^^ psMng vessels,  are^b^^g^htode^rh^ed with el-  ectiJ07^:Jeq^pn1fent^;p^ an 80-  ton ibbat, the v^ipus electronic  devicesx; ~ -: radlb^ 0 ultrashort  wave,f radar,; ^brah^idirectipn  finder, echb^uridbrs|;fish^ind-  er arid sonar'*���''.',fiil.^the' Iwire-  lesis operator's robing the bridge.^  and the chart room. :: ^;-   ' ^?'  Most   popular   device;'with  fishermen   is   the   fish:firid^r;:  which is carried on 20 per cent-  or 7,500 of all Japanese fishing boats of five tons or more.  The fish-finder adapts the  principles of an echo-sounder  used on merchant ships arid  warships. The fish-finder is  more complicated than the echo  sounder,. which,> gauges the  depth pf', the ocean. The ;fisli-  finder can find even a single,  fish lJSp. to 200-meters below  the surface, and locate objects  adhering to the floors of the  Sea...  .���-.:���-. .}..-,;; V ' '���- '; i/V;'      '"���-���������  Using, tiltrasoriic waves > as  high as ;^00 kc, fish-finders  have detected- many , ground  fish and king crahs only 8 or  9 inches above ;.the bottom of  the sea, even in stormy weather. ��� Japan Reports.  JJ'; ^��ATtENDSv^N^RT:iK '  |vM^s^ifc,;ri^ -i^igh^vvwaf th��  TO MERCHANT MARINE  Bruce; Redman;������ >16,'. son of  Mr. and Mrs. J. Redman, Se-  chelt, leavbS' Jan. 6. for;- the  United Kinidbm for four-years  training . in the British Merchant navy.-He. sails on the  Pacific Uriity of- the Furness  Withy Line under Captan Kil-  lick, a cousin of his father.  ALTAR SOCIETY DRAW  St: Mary's Hospital society  Christmas hamper draw was won  by Mrs. Carl Peterson of Sechelt.  Editor: I feel sure that many  of your readers, -like myself,  felt dismayed on^ seeing:- announcement in The Coast News  that the Graham Funeral Home  was being closed. The services  ot an undertaker are most essential* fin any community; this  isYa great blbwlftp all of us. It  puts tlieyPehihilulkl-back to the  primitive conditions'* jt was in  -501 years- ago'.' I feelHsurevthat  many residents., could'- hot'��� afford tb* p|y? foV tinde^takirig  services fr'brh "^aricouve^v^ -arid  that ' a ;:very���'ser'ibUs^situation  hast' ariseri^; esp^^^ly;'-for'; the  oider!- arid: also less: welFbffr res-  iderits;' It ig; ha^ly^ri^c^ssary  to point put?rtheseribfe  tary situation which .will also  be. -Caused'. ::., ���:������;:���; ���,?'��� '-���-'' ���:  ^lfkribw that^the^prbsent. un-  , fOTtiuihate; situatibri^ has been  forced -; upbn^ Mr: Graham arid  ; th^-he was��� rribst {reluctant to  ta;ke; the drastic step he did.  He feels very badly about the  matter.1:;He had had a very  fine Funeral Home and. first-  rate equipirient, as good as any  in^the city. He was also a fully qualified mortician.  I might also add that I have  been closely associated Avith  Mr. Graham in his work fpr  : over: n.ine years. During that  tiri^; he;;ha<l several very d^  ficiilt: cases: to v. handle, work  -which rip., one else amongst us  cojuld;' dp.- He ; always carried  but .his' duti;es most - efficiently  in his Furieral':Hpme, in the  Churqh services and at the  Cernetery.  .He   did   all   with  ' kindly. Consideration.  =It .is, riot easy ..to know what  ''-^ ,:.X:-^\-.:-".;^;^fe-���:'"���..:������;. y.v.  ^^HOME/^ES^RO^ED.- ':;���".  An ovierheated furnace is be-  lieyed'cto-hdve'caused the fhe  \yhiehid^stroyedat'���'���'ab^put-4 ata.  Mor^day tf riiprnittg the1 Ernie  Car.tl^ri^ht' hbirie 4ric�� Hopkiris  Laridirig. Mr. VGartwright escaped with only ; the clothing  he was wearing. Monetary loss  is not yet estimated but nothing was saved -from, the burning building. Mr. Cartwright  was the only occupant of the  house.  to suggest to meet the situation  However, I'm sure we would  alJL... be able to co-operate fin  whatever iriay be done. Qrie  wonders if it would be possiSle  to make arrangements, with  Mr; Graham' for -a - curtailed^  form of undertaking- services  for the time^being, dispensing  with-expensive;hearse and funeral coach, at a guaranteed  minimum rate.: I am sure we  would all support a public  fund.with this end in View.   .  No dbiibt cbriiriiunity > and  public - of gariizatibris will, at  their meetirigsr discuss arid get  suggestibriy - 'for ;the: carrying '  orf ;of undbrtaking services on  the1 Peninsula. We all hope sincerely that a satisfactory solution will be: found.        '";���'   '  Canon H.U. Oswald;  Red ��rp$s  annua? Jan  To acquaint the public with  the latest negotiations concerning   the   strike  of   pulp   mill  workers at Port   Mellon,   the  Coast  News ha�� obtained the  following' information   which  deals with the situation as it  now  stands.  There will be- a  meeting   Jan. 4 at < which discussions  on   negotiations   will  contmue.  Here is an account of industry's offer dated Dec. 23:  Contract to be dated Jan. 1,  1958 and to run until June 30,  1959. T     '  iVz %   gerieral" wage  increase  for   period   Jan.   1,    1958   to !  �� June 30, 1958.  5c additional for "A" mechanics.  3c additional for "B" mechanics.  Three weeks vacation with  pay after 10 years ��� May 1,  1958 cut-off date. Vacation ,pay  to be calculated on basis of 6 %  of total wages earned.''  Those   matters1 which  were  agreed to during wage cbnfef-  encP; such as night shift differential,    overtime    to ���   tour .  workprs, shall remain agreed.  Will sit down arid discuss  seniority clause, statement rje  superyisors ' and statement re  v/ork on statutory holidays':    :  The 7V��% gerieral wage increase,1 ..the additional 5c to  "A'^JMechanics, and 3c to "B"  Mechanics, and the night shift  differential agreed tp, in the  Wage 'Conference, will be re-  trpactrye' tb July 1, 1957, to' all  erilplbyees' Pii payrbl'l a^ of  Nov. ���i'4;" 1957r^arid \vho report  f bit "work within ^fwb Weeks of  fesuriiptiori "of-'pperiatiPris/'" '">l'���  ?> Unions- to'have the bptibn to  . ope,ri;contract-<for^discussion on  wages only on July 1; 1958. ���;.-;.-.  "Three weeks^yacation with  pay after 5 years ���^cut-off  date May 1, 1959 ��� pay to be  calculated bri basis 6% of  wages earned. '       ' ^  .   v.  There to be no restrictions  w^n^:.x^jjtin^  mills for-jp^^d of^c^hlyact. ���''''.'}  Remaining" \ -threb;'! bull:';'ses^,"-  sioris iterns to be 'withdrawn by  unions. The three- iterhs referred to b.eirig (a) rents arid services at Ccean Falls, arid (b)  C.U. & C matter and trans-,  poptation allowance at Watson  Island.   ��:'' '���'���'  Conference on job analysis  to be held as soon as possible.  r  w&x  The;annual meeting of the  Gibsons and District Red Cross  society will'.be held 'Sat. Jan.  4, at 2i p.rii; in the Coast News  office when Mrs:: Jean Mainil  the retiring president, Will present a report on the year's operation.  TherRed Cross campaign was  a success last year and it is  expected .the" same ���; brgani'ia-'  tipn[ will carry: -through;<this  year *��� with: Edward-/.\Heriniker  of. the Bank of-Montreal4 as  treasurer and campaigri manager. Matters pertaining- to" the  campaign-will be; discdssed at  the annual meeting.  PORPOISE BAY  Porpoise Bay ./neighbprs whp  spent Christmas in Vancouver  with relatives were Mr, and* Mrs.  R. Cumberland, Mr. arid Mrs. G.  Page, Mr. and Mrs. T. Ayton,  Mr. and Mrs. B. Starrs.  In thb'war- oh bailie accidents, the selfish, headless driver is the enemy. Be on the defence always.  Possibility the : Blapkv- Ball'  Ferries riiay shbrtly1 reduce thel  rate? charged for ferrying pagi-  seriger atitombbies wa's'mefK  tibiied hi a letter frbm E.&;.  ���Jbries, dbputy riiinistef, depart-r  merit" of highways/ to Gibsons;  Village'Cbrnmissipn.  The letter in reply to a pro--  test against the increase in  truck rates was read at Friday  night's, meeting replacing the  m eeting which should " have  been held on Christmas Eye  but' was postponed. The lettei"  said that under the contract-  allbwirig rip to a 100% increase  the government was unable to  take: any action.  A request from Elphinstorie  Aero Club for additiorial funds  to. cover $175 expenses wa^  granted, the mbrfey already  having been allocated for such  purpose/ "������'.''  Accounts which totalled  $773.27 including $170 for  building steps at the post office'of which $127.5,0 *wlii be  repaid by Mrs. R. Telford, /were  ordered paid.       ; .'  Chairrriari' of the fire department' cbmmittee, W.H.'; Mylrble  reported on the itiveritbry made  of equipmerit,- after the last Village cprrimission'meeting!" Ke  reported the checking crew/  himself rand " Cbmrnissibriet  Crowhurst, were satisfied with  what they found and were  pleased with the attention received. .  .Commissioner Ballentine  asked that SMT be urged to  build " the: - Vancouver bound  bug' stop shelter now that the  stop area hasbeeis: fixed up.  'A VISITOR  Mrs. J.M. Little of MacKen-  zie Island, Ont., was a sriipfise  visitor'at the Bob Little 5Home  for the Christmas holidays. 2    Coast News,  Jan. 2,  1958.  Letters to the editor  If there is a New Year message people on this, continent  should read, and inwardly digest it should be the statement by  Nobel prize-winner Harold Urey, that "brain-power, not horsepower holds the key to survival'against powers admittedly out  to destroy us." "  Mr. Urey also said today's jloers are the ones with knowledge who understand the meaning of what is taking place and  are aware of what must be done. They are outnumbered by those  whose prime concern is the maximum consumption of manufactured goods." .  In that remark there is a glimmer of hope. If, for example  the brain-power whose prime concern is maximum consumption  of manufactured goods, ever dropped what it -was doing and concentrated on other phases of life besides cosmetics,' cigarettes,  automobiles and other quasi-luxuries the picture could change  considerably. This should not be taken to mean/quasi-lux'uries  should be. wiped out. Such is not intended but if the emphasis  placed on them.was channelled into othertsterner fields the democratic New World could quite possibly be giving the other side  of the world more, to .worry about than it now has. 'it-is a thought  anyway and should be faced before we reach the period when  it will be later than we think. ,  Highway rights or rites  Pedestrians who demand their "rights" as they walk  across or through traffic, seldom realize that too many things  can happen to prevent motorists from stopping in'time. Some  vehicles have faulty brakes, faulty drivers or both.  It's against the law for a motorist to strike a pedestrian  but that is no consolation to a pedestrian who has been hit by  a car. The surest way to avoid it, the Canadian Highway Safety  Conference advises is for pedestrians to walk safely, and make a  habit of it-  Bicycles are predominantly vehicles of youth, the Canadian  Highway Safety Conference finds. Motorists who encounter these  unpredictable, flitting two-wheelers must always be on their  ���guard. % !  ��� Parents of youngsters who' own bicycles have a responsibility: to instill in their offspring the fact no motorist wants to  run down a cyclist, and to instill the responsbility required in  the operator of a bike.  Motorists are often angered at the, surly attitudes of bicycling children. The appearance of a bicycle on; a street, usually  sudden and unexpected, is enough to make any driver tense.  Aware of the potential danger and the inevitable' uncertainty of  the cyclists intentions, motorists will sound their horns, to let-  the young menaces know that traffic is near. So often the bicyclist will take, offence, snarl a nasty word or. two at the driver  as though the motorist had no right to even exist, least of all to  toot a warning. ."Don't be stupid," a cyclist says, "you tend to  your driving arid I'll tend to mine."  The sooner a cyclist comes to realize that he is, driving  a vehicle, a light, frail one. at that, the greater the chance he  stands of existence-in this world of fast-growing traffic.  ^^"Ua  Who was Maionabee?  Matonabee was a Chipewyan  Indian leader who was made  head of the whole Northern Indian nation in 1772 and became  the most influential Indian of  his time. He was born near  Prince of Wales's Fort, on Hud-  ' son Bay, the son of a Northern  Indian; and a slave woman. He  was adopted by "the governor  of the Fort when his father  died. After the governor returned to England, the boy  went back to his people but in  1752 he entered the service of  the Hudson's Bay Co. as a hunter. :'  Tall,' strong, endowed with  admirable moral qualities and  excellent manners, he was entrusted with a dangerous diplomatic mission to the Cree Indians and he succeeded in establishing peaceful trade relations between them and their  hereditary enemies, the 'Chip-  ewyans. After making a preliminary scouting trip to the  Coppermine River, he acted as  principal guide to Samuel  Hearne in 1770-72, on his historic trip to the Coppermine.  While he was head of the  Northern. Indian nation a record number'.... of furs were  brought to the fort. However,  when Matonabee learnt v that  the French has seized and destroyed the fort in August,  1782, he hanged himself. Sis  of his wives and -. four of his  children starved to death that  winter... His death was a great  to the Hudson's Bay Co.  aviso  Who  was the  heroine  of  the  Battle of Beaver Dam?  Laura  Secord,   the   heroine  of  this  major   action   of   the  1812-14    War,,   journeyed   20  miles on foot through bush and  swamps, to warn Colonel Fitz-  Gibbon of American plans to  capture the  Canadian   strong-  point ������ of   Beaver Dam.   Thus  forewarned he was able to surround the 600 Americans with  , ;his Indian  allies.  The  Battle  of Beaver Dam is notable^ because it was a purely Indian  action   fought   in   defence  of  Canada.  The Americans  only  , escaped  massacre  by   surren-  ���   dering tb the.-outpost they had ?  . intended .to capture,.,.,.,, : ,   ^,.  ' When was insulin discovered?  Sir  Frederick   Grant  Banting  of Alliston,  Ontario, was?  awarded jointly with Dr. J.J.R.  Macleod of Toronto University,  the. Nobel Prize for the great  medical discovery, of insulin in  1923. After distinguished  service in the Medical Corps over  seas, for which he was award  ed the M.C., Dr.. Banting prac  tised briefly in London, Ont.,  and lectured at the University  of Western Ontario.  Under direction of Dr. Macleod in 1921 he began to work  on theproblem .of diabetes, and  .the. ��� following ?;year succeeded  * in isoIatJbag.insuMri/^dp/foving  its^beriefieial :effect:'-oii -diabetes  The Banting insfitutcL in Tbr-  onto was founded, in 1930 in  ^honor.of his niaghificent scientific and medical achievements.  >v  &  ''...-  - .;.';-'TSn &BCjWeekly*     ' :" .'*'���'"���''���'':'  Fublished by Sechelt Perikisula News Ltd..  ���^    ���     ev��ry Thursday, ai Gibsons, B.C.  .������:,.     *���:���:.:���- Box 128/ Gibsons, B.C., Phone 45Q  *    FRED CRUICE. Editor and Publisher  Vancouver office; 508 Hornby St., phone MArin�� 4742  Authorized Second Class Mail, Post Office Department, Ottawa.  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos., $2.50; 6 mbg., $1,50; 3 mosi, $1,00  United States and Foreign, $3.00 per year. 5c per copy.  Member Canadian Weekly Newspapers Association  and the B.C. division of C.W.N.A.  Member B.C. Weekly Newspapers Advertising Bureau  Editor: Greetings. May I  trespass upon your space with  a few year end thought??  Thinking of Christmas and uts  varied^ connotations, today we  find much of the impressive?  ness of that happy season con-!  siderably undermined , by  weeks of ballyhoo in the stores  press, TV and radio. Santa-  Clauses everywhere, youngsters given to understand what  iSanta    brought,    not    bought  them,-  We hear "Get HER that gift'  Nothing down and very little  a week, start paying well on  in    January."   A   storekeeper  grubstaking a customer under  adverse circumstances is understandable, but this continuous  urging our young folk ���.mar  red and single ���-'to hamstring  themselves  to a  debt saddled  state is inexcusable. Self reliance is undermined and a most  pernicious habit promoted.  . \  One   could   probably' place  the   treatment  of our   youngsters at Christmas time as the.  culmination of a year's folly.  All' year we  seem? content to  pamper them., The government  allowance becomes all too frequently their  spending allowance.   We  give   them  slightly  more than half a year's school?  ing   in   the   year,   conveying  them there" carefully  by bust,  then building gyms in an endeavour  to coax  them  to exercise  and   take  off some   of  the bus riding stiffness. Auto*  mation has eliminated many of  the   erstv/hile   very necessary  chores and the few that remain  are   graciously   left  for   Mom  and   Dad   oftentimes   through  their own choosing. H-  One wonders what- bearing  such training or lack of it has  on starting the young on.the  wide open road toward delinquency; When adverse conditions confront the young, lacking resoluteness by perpetual  pampering, the seemingly^ easy  way to get by 'may-have a mbre'  inducing pull.. ��� /:-?!  We don't want ariy more of  the' so-called -gbod old day's  with women folk at the scrubbing board in their canvas aprons, ��ut one wonders whether  evolving? to the cocktail dress-  es is really so worth while.  The machine? Yes, by all  , means, but apeing the upper  ctust and their stooges in their  cocktail parties is questionable  progress.  Harking back again to Yule-  tide. In spite of everything we  must. see that the poor get a ���  good Christmas , dinner. The  3 64 days in between is seemingly, uriiriiportarit, arid lastly  the most important of all- Peace  on earth; goodwill to men. Excellent,    particularly    if   we  mean it for every day of the  year. However that will not  oe brought. about by letting  George do it. The readers ���  if any -r-*- and the writer must  play their part. Over the years  conditions in many parts have  greatly improved. Look in the  mirror and/ask the fellow you  see there what part if any he  has played in bettering world  conditions, and if not why not?  Together with scientific ,ad-  vancement the well being of  the world can be improved  providing that fellow in the  mirror plays his ;part.  Existing organizatiPns have  done wonderful work, including our craft unions and indus  trial organizations, but the apathy of the average Joe has  brought us to the point where  we've bred Beck's, Brewsters  and Hoffa's. The card carrying  member who absents himself  from his union meetings, ^letting well alone-until such time  as things go haywire, then oftentimes criticize over a few  quick beers or on the street can  not be absolved from some  share in producing these conditions.  I'm not going to suggest a  bunch of meaningless New  Year's resolutions .other than  mention the fact that it's high  time we carried the ball occasionally rather than cheering the other fellow from the  Sidelines qr grandstand, npiti  giving any thought at all to  playing in the game ourselves.  The slogan "Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty"  is as true today as when it was  first uttered. So let's start the  Centennial year right.  Dave Rees.  Editor:'I was ,glad to" learn  through the medium . of the  Coast News that the.public don-  science seems to be awakening  to the crying need of reform  with regard to the killing of  hogs in slaughterhouses. ��  Further to the remarks of  your correspondent ��� Helena  Gosden ���'May I say. that-1'.am  also aware of the indifference  which is being displayed by  certain organizations and individuals who are saying in effect "This really is none of our  business. Let George? dp it."  Other perverted huriia'ri beings  are referring to the work of  ridding ourselves of a black  disgrace as so much "rabble-  rousing." ;-..--���-,  As a great humanitarian, Albert Schweitzer, has said  "When so much brutality prevails in our slaughterhouses..',  we all bear the. blame." Also,  for the most part these persons profess and call themselves Christians,  quite ignoring  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Cojumb.-a.  the fact that as such, they are  enjoined to "Do justly and love  mercy" in the face of which  such attitudes are beyond comprehension. .     ���  We may be thankful that  there are many thousands of  humanely minded people right  across the country who see this  matter in its proper light and  it is hoped that through their  efforts this very grievous matter may soouiJBrput .right.  Mrs. G.E. Webb.  ����  Editor: Here is an open letter to Mr. Sinclair, M.P.: .-��,���?  Sir:  Some , days   ago,   there  appeared a short news itein, in  the Vancouver papers,  to the  effect that clairns:for the?? ownership of all mineral deposits  and all other Valuable strata,  under the r seas, adjoining the  province's   shoreline   boundaries,  were being officia 11 y  claimed,   and?. argued;   by  Ot-v  tawa Federal Board,  as being;  ^the ; property, of.   the   federal ?  government. If such is the case,  will you please inform the tax?  payers  of your  home  riding,  what stand you are taking in  this matter, as we aretaught  that this province is a sovereign  state, with the right of emin?  ent doman. If so, the federal  government which is only a  'renter' of Ontario's parliament  site of land, has no right to  claim any of our territory.  Etven though the people here  may be "easy pickings" and  do rent to Ottawa's "carpet  bag councils" the rights of  vast resources for a trifling  sum per year, "many millions  of which rents are, still owing,  they would appreciate youjP  discussion, upon these subjects  for future-action preferably by.,  open discussion or newspaper  reply..' .;-:-~\, ������";.- : ���'-;!..'-  ���:<���'      ''";"'���'.'?,..:V:-   Bob Gosden  NOVEL  IDEA  /The stairway, 'yrall?; receives  ���more than ?its!?feir "share of  grubby finge^r^ts'.wheri^tiiere.  are children in the house. One  young hb\isewife hit? upon a-,  gay solution ��� she decorated ���'  the wall with hands! When*  ever.a guest comes to call he  is? led to the. stairway where  the shape of his hand is tiraced  ? in ^pencil on the \ wail. Later  the outline is filled in with contrasting paint arid his name inscribed underneath. The "guest  wall"? is a decorative addition  and the children can' ty fail to  remember, "Dirty hands off!"  K  ;-^r^  / n  in the oil business  'V  ^M   ;-: ' '  Did you iaiow tt&e are niore^thaii   ;  l0i!d^b?g��^io^^ 'seiarcli:  ' ^caws<^^|r^:i^^p of thent ^:  each-'tiiii6^||fj^^  oil lands. ���'��� Vv-^^QSS^^.v ���������..���'-:' zr^SiSvi  i  ���mm  Did you know there are hundreds of  skilled chemists and engineers in  Canada's 42 refineries? We know it,  because our own technical people  have to work hard to stay ahead  of the others in producing better  products at lower cost. '  *k:^  Did you know Canada's oil companies  employ thousands of salesmen to  market their products? We know it,  because every day our own sales  people are competing with salesmen  from other  Canada's liundrsds of oil eompames  result is  benefits to the consumer/  'IMiPBRIA8- OSL. 8LGSWBT^ES rftuat/mmimm  In view of the fact the discussion on Japanese salmon  imports reached the floor of  the House v of Commons, the  Cbast News, as a public service  is'publishing the remarks passed by the federal minister of  fisheries recently in Commons.  Here is what the minister said,  as reported in Hansard:  Hon; J.A., MacLean. (Minister of Fisheries): On Friday  last, November 29\the hon.  -member J.or New Westminster  asked if I had received a letter  from thei United Fishermen  and Allied Workers' union concerning the importation of Japanese canned salmon. I replied  at that time that I# had, but,to  Clarify the, situation I think I  should add to the brief answer  I ga-Ve at that time.  The 195fr and 1957 salmon  . catches in British. Columbia  failed to produce sufficient  supplies of certain species of  salmon to fill the requirements,  of the" Canadian market. /The  Canadian consuniptioii of canned sockeye salmon has. been  ruiining in the vicinity of  300,000 cases annually. In the  sockeye season just ended- only  about 225,000 cases were packed, as compared with the average of 440,000 cases for the  preceding five years.  The small catches in 1956  and 1957 were due principally  to the failure of the runs of  salmon to a number of the major produping areas, particularly in the north. Pridr to  the 1956 sa:imon fishing season  in British Columbia it was  known that one of the major  river systems would not be a  large producer. Hence in the  fall of 1955 it was anticipated  that there would be a shortage  oi canned Canadian salmon  from the 1956 season. -,  In "anticipation of the short  packs of sockeye and pink salmon in 1956 and the short pack  in 1957 of sockeye, the industry considered that it was most  desirable to share the available Canadian canned salmon  pack with buyers in the United  Kingdom, which ��� market has  been a traditional one for Canadian canned salmon and is an  important one to retain. ,The  maintenance of;. the British  market for Canadian canned  salmon is important -for both  the fishermen and the operating companies of British Columbia.  Because of this situation it  was necessary for the processing companies to supplement  the stocks of canned salmon  for the Canadian market by  importing some species of can-  ned salmon from Japan; This  has resulted in the appearance  of: Japanese canned salmon in  v Canadian food stores, and has  no doubt puzzled some consumers who have always- looked  Here's hoping you'll  wake up to o ���"��� ���  '        NEW YURI  fronl SHEILA and BOB  LITTLE ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTOR  Ph. GIBSONS 162  ���'-'���-���������'���"������������ -��� * '��� -    ���  IS  ���.    t  &  ������')* f  la tho spirit of friendliness and  good cheer, we thank you for yo��r niany  past favors csnci wish you, one ^nd  *fc* feiwt the Hew Year holds!  t#Ci  Gibsons  ^mifiBmmBs&m^sasmssmmmsm^m^  upon canned salmon as an exclusively Canadian product, In,  view of the short supplies in  1956^ and 1957 of some species -  of   Canadian   canned   salmon,  chiefly     sockeye,     it, .would .  seem  to be good  business? to.  make available to the consumer a continuous supply of canned salmon, and this was done  by importing high quality, canned salmon from.the only available source of supply, Japan.  When   it? was  forseen   that  there would be a short supply  of Canadian canned salmon in  the 1956 pack year, processing  companies consulted vvith and  advised the United Fishermen  and Allied Workers'. union of  their . intention   to   bring   in  some supplies?.-of..the. canned  product from Japan. The union  at that time cfhcurred in;.._ the...  proposal of the companies. Approximately  ,165,000' cases  of  sockeye salmon were imported  from Japan in 1956, and in the  same year about '������40,000 cases  of   pinks   and    approximately  40,000 cases of eohoe. -The figures I have quoted are for full  cases of 48 pounds.   .  In view of the small Canadian pack of sockeye salmon  in .1957 it is undgrstoon the  processing companies expect  to import fro'm Japan, mit only  sufficient quantities of canned  sockeye salmon which will  meet the requirements'��� of the  domestic market until the new  Canadian pack of 1958 is available. The canned salmon industry of British Columbia is confident* that the current shortage of sockeye salmon is only  temporary, and that/ in 19��8  ample supplies of Canadian  production  will  be  available/  In. the meantime, /however,  it is felt to be important that  the market demand for sockeye salmon be satisfied, and  that the competitive position of  sockeye salmon with other  foods be protected. I consider  it fortunate that this supply  shortage of canned salmon can  be filled from Japan, an im-/  portant buyer of such Canadian products as wheat, pulp,  iron ore and other raw materials.; It ,is fortunate too that"  the temporary shortage of Can-  adian canned salmon is chiefly  confined to the apcfceye species.  The industry feels that sufficient^supjplies/of Canadian pro-  duced conoe.'.'-pink's'anH*''efiun����  will be available to the Canadian consumer. .   ^   ���  It is important to emphasize  that all; canned salmon, entering Canada must?be inspected  for quality and hiffh standard  under the regulations for the  inspection of canned salmon of  the Canadian Meat and Canned Foods Act. The samVrigid  inspection is given to imported  canned salmon/as to1 the Canadian product. This inspection;  is carried out by the inspection*  service of the Department of  Fisheries at its' Vancouver laboratory.  In addition to the Canadian  gdverniment inspection regulations, I am informed^ that the  ^majbr,/ importing companies  send their own personnel to  Japan to inspectvery thoroughly all parcels of Japanese canned salmon which they expect  to purchase. Thus it can be  said that? the Japanese canned  salmon product ^undergoes very  careful and thorough examination for quality,' first by the  purchasing compaiiies and then  by the Department of.Fisheries, before the product is offered for sale in Canada.  With respect to price, I am  informed that the basic: price  of sockeye salmon in Japan,  plus freight and ,15 percent  duty/plus labelling and selling  costs, is so close-to the current  Canadian market price, thajt  thereiis'little or no margin of  profit for the Cahadian>import-  V.': vsf,�� , ���< :-i{4 -..', .-���..'������;  / 7 The ��� matter of" using brand  labels on canned salmon from  / JapanX>va?6.';. a? decision.of the  companies .-importing?;tl^iipro*j;  duct.  There are no   Canadian/  . regulations against the use of  '?. sucfr brand labels on imported  canned salmon. It would ap-  loear obvious that the compan- ���  ies made ��� the-* decision on the.  basis that they had spent, over.  many years, .; l.^rge sums of  money in advertising their  brand labels, and bein? satisfied with the ouality of the im-  ? -ported:' products f not   to' have  ' used   the    established' labels  would" have meant the/loss. ot-j.<  their    advertising    and ...sales:,-.  promotion campaigns of many  . years.. The.,practice..!of using  establish?ed brand 'labels on imported canned fish products,  where quality is assured;' is' a  common one." ��� The labels "mentioned toy the hon. member for  Fraser Valley are also used on  imported canned fish products  from other countries, such as  shrimps from the United States  sardines from Norway arid  many other fish imports.  As to the size of the lettering  on the labels, "Product of Japan," this condition is governed by section 26 of the Meat  and Canned. Foods Act. The  key words in ^section 26 are  that these words should be  printed in a "plain and corispic-5  uous" manner. I might point  out for the benefit of hon.  members that in the c case of  meat products there are' no  specifijc requirement^ by the  Department of Agriculture  with respect to the height or  size of labelling on importation  of canned meats. In Ofther  words, the regulations concerning country of origin are identical for canned fish products  and canned meat products.  As far as the labelling of  imported Japanese canned salmon is concerned, I am satisfied that there have been no  attempts to deceive the Canadian consumer in" so far as  the designation of the country  of origin is concerned. In one  or two instances where the Department of Fisheries considered the words "Product of  Japan" were not sufficiently  conspicuous on the label, this  condition has been corrected  by the importing (companies  willingly and without delay.  I might add that all the panned salmon? imported from Japan has not been brought into:  Canada by British Columbia  canning companies. In~ quite a  number of cases imports; have,  been made by brokers in Montreal and other centres.  There are five companies,  actually, which are importing  salmon from Japan, and there  is no restriction on any person bringing in salmon from  Japan provided they pay the  duty and meet the regulations.  a Mr. Winch: That is not correct, and I know it .is not correct.  Mr. MacLean: These compan-  ;  ies concerned, Mr. Speaker, I  am  sure  jealously guard  the  quality of the canned fisn products they ? are selling under  their own brand labels. These  same companies, J. am most  confident, have a long-term interest in the salmon fishing  and processing industry of  Britsh Columbia.  Mr. Winch: I should like to  ask the minister if he can give  information to thiss house to  the effect that "the importation  of salmon from Japan in the  last. 18 months could only have  been done in the name of the  big three of British Columbia,  who have an arrangement with  the big two in Japan? I have  given information to the department of the Minister of  Justice (Mr. Fulton) and it has  not been disproved. Will, the  Minister of Fisheries deny that  statement? .-/       /'/  Mr. MaoLean: It. is hot my  intention, Mr. Speaker, to go  into commercial transactions  which may take place between  people who are engaged in the  salmon importing business, but  Coast News, Jan. 2,  1MB.    9  I can assure my feon. friend  that salmon has been imported  into this country by brokers  who are not connected with  ILe processing of salmon in  both 1955 and 1956.  Forty per cent of a*l prescriptions new written by physicians  calPfor an antibiotic or an aisii-  biotic'...in combination with sn-  othsrdrug. ,    .   ;_^;<ii  ?       STANDING, or  FELLED and BUCKED  Bill  Comma  . 15S3 Westovcr Kdv North Van.  ; Ph. York 8985       ;  Gibsons Social Welfare Club  DATE  CHANGE  Legion  Hall  8  p.m. ��� TUESDAY,  JAN.  7  T-  We hope your  New Year will  grow, up to be  a huge success!  The Management and Staff  SECHELT AUTOMOTIVE  1  . /.  :4 SELECT goes with my hippy  get-together-.-.pi tlie7festive    .  .season. Serve your guests  6 SELECT.... ehe different and  distinguished beer you'll see  around *> much particularly  between now and Ne* Year's!  CAP! LAN O  & .1 c -&  This advertisement Is not |>\iWish��l or displayed by tile Ltqttor Control  .   '' Board or by the Govenmteiit o�� British Gpliimbfa.  BRSWBET    LIMITED ���our district  BY JUDITH  FLETCHER  Doug Nichols of Vancouver  visited Garden Bay for a few  days. Mr, Nichols is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. blie Kiev-  ens of Madeira Park.  Mr. and Mrs. George Schultz  of Vancouver are visiting Pender Harbour.  Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Doug-  Jfc the fettt ��f j>topf* t'v��  Our <u��Jomfr$|  Chris and  Andy  Harry       "**       Anne  Gladys    - Wendy  Violet  Chris's Variety &  Chris's Jewelers  SECHELT '  $as have left for. Saskatoon,  where they will spend the  Christmas holidays with Mrs.  Douglas' relatives.  Mr. and Mrs. Larsen of Osgood Creek, Jervis Inlet, were  ���visitors to Garden Bay during  the week-  Ed Rankin of Sechelt was a  visitor recently.  Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Bolder-  son spent a few days in Vanr  co-aver over the- weekend,  Mr. JBill Weeks of Crescent  is   registered   at   the  Pender  Harbour Auto Court, Garden  ' ��� Bay. ' ; ���'"* > /''  Mr. Pete Klein' of Kleindale  is in Vancouver on a business  trip.-  Mr.   and Mrs. Bert Wilson,.  Mv. and Mrs. Hylton and Mr.  and Mrs.. Woods,' from -Powell  River were visitors to Garden  * "^ay on /'Saturday. They went  on to the banquet of the Sechelt Rod and Gun Club at Roberts  Creek;  Sportsmen from  Pender Harbour also attended  and included Mr. and Mrs. Du-\  'bois, Mr. and Mrs.; Royal Murdoch, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cameron and Mr. and"-Mrs.  odtm  Haddock.    >     ���'���"������. ���  L.C. Bain of Sechelt was a  visitor to Garden Bay oil Fri-  ��� day.       '���.'���     :y:     '"���.-, ...-���;  Ted McKnight of Lesquette  Island spent a few days in Garden Bay during the week.   "  The cafe at the Pender Harbour Court has closed for; the  winter.  Jack McPeet who has'been  living in Pender Harbour.for  the past year has left for his  home in^White-Rock B.C.  V Residents of Pender'Harbour  who are spending theChrist?  imas season in..Vancouver' include Glen Seeney, Tony  ���Kruzick, Ken Pratt and Andy  Rerinie. '  No more seasonal heating bills  :r with oar Standard Budget Plan  $��*���  It's "easy to pay for clean, automatic oil heat when  you use our Standard Ftirn^ce Oil Budget Plan.  The cost of your, tota} heating oil requirements is  divided into 12 equal monthly payments. No interest or carrying charges are added.  Standard Heating Oils give .      ^,"  you more; for your money  because they are 100% dis--  !>.'. i  STAHOftflp  MEATlN&GltlS  sN**  tille<t���every drop turns- to  pure, economical heat.  Far infiraattw ����� as? SUiiwi Oil ?ntot, call  WILSON  CREEK;  B.C. v\  /��� Phone:.PLANT^^SEC^LT'-ISE->-^;"? .'.'.  ^X^4fM��Jiffsiai;'^t*rTXvtn  Centennial Year Book  Orders Taken Now  "' " You may put in your order jnow for a Centennial Year  book , <A Pictorial History of the Sunshine Coast).. Clip the  coupon below and mail it with your $3 full payment. Your re  ceipt and a.ticket? Ob the draw for a FREE POKTABLB T.V.  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MaMMBBUIRMHMlfflVWIMHMWtiaili  Average rates for, automobile insurance in B.C. will be  20 per cent higher in 1958 than.  they were in the early part of  this year and about 14 per cent  higher than they have been  since August.' ,':*'  This was revealed following  a survey of 1958 rating programs to be put into effect Jan,  1 by-companies underwriting  private passenger car insurance  throughout the province..  All Canada Insurance Federation, an association which has.  no authority over rates, under?  took the. survey.. The. survey.;  showed that the  higher price  of cars and higher cost of auto ,  repairs were the major factors  forcing the increase   in rates.  B.C. Motor Vehicle Branch  statistics  show   that property ���  damage costs throughout B.C.  jumped from $7,013,565 in the  first  nine months of 1956  to  $8,262,365 in the same period  this year.  Various refinements will be  introduced in a further effort  to relate premiums to claims  in various 'areas arid, among  different driver categories:  1.. ..Prudent driyers will be  rewarded further with a.,35%..  discount.fpr,.a three-year'accident-free record rather than1  the previous 30% discount off  the basic, rate!/  2. Cost of/"comprehensive'V  insurance will be reduced gen*  erally because of introduction  of a $25 deductable feature on?  glass coverage/   v %  . ~  3. A new rating territory,  B.C.'s seventh ��� will be creat-v  "ed for the Prince Rupert-Kiti-'  mat-Terrace area. Rates will be   '  higher there than in any other  B.C.,region because of hazard? -  '    ous driving conditions and ex-?  tremely high claims experience  Still smarting  from   an industry-wide  operating., loss  of  $29 millon last year,; insurance  leaders-point to. new car  design as the greatest single factor   pushing   up   the   cost   of  claims. "We all pay^fOr the fishtail   and the   fancy. -chrome,"  one spokesman: said. /?? ?  Kenneth Sabisitoh, -Manager  of B.C. ��� Underwritets^?Associa-  tion, emphasized that the? in-  , dustry is contirwing to ���introduce reimements: to' ?disttibuite,  thei premium load^ e^jrtablyi?  "Rates have be^n going up  in recent times," he,,said/ "But1  it'/should hot be forgotten.that  substantial    reductions    were  made hv"1955 and -1950. -?;'���;. >  "Our  records  show |hat ?a  typical policy for, an. accident^  free driver in the 1A.category . .  costs about 25 p^r cent rhcire.   .  in 1949 than it will in 1$58.?'  ? But   the   accident-prone   and ���  careless   driver:   new  pays?a  great deal more proposrjtibnate-  ly." ' '. -.������ ���������' *��� ;���;''���'���   '���'';���:.���������"?:   /''?  Almost 50% of B.6?s drivers are in the  1A cate^c^cy,!  ? qualifying for the loweat; rates.i:  J. Edward Lewis, Chaiman  of the Independent Automobile i  ;In^^ Conference; of BJC:^i  cautioned cart owners jto hot^1.  "jump r; to; ;��mdlusions',^:about?-  their 6^? premium colt:   .- ? ?  ? "Probably only a handful of ?  ^^' dfivers ?will have exactly the'���:,,  average jrlcrisase of 20%,'^he "  .'     -said^ "The- individual premium  : change depends on many fac-;  tors  ��� typ��;/^d,jajmount  of;  coverage lyje'^of cary locations .;  v within the province, and driv-;  ing record.  "There will  be those  who,  will have lower premiums next '���''.,  year.because of changing from  one category .to another b^"-  cause of an iniproved driving ���  record."  ,,. Car oMiers^hokcarry only  the minimum insurance required by B.C.'s <4pink slip" safety v;  responsibility  legislation   will,-  notice a premuim change.-The. v<  provincial government doubled ?  ? tile minimum limits last July  irom $5,e00/$10,��0O,to^lOf900.  ;/$^^OO0r "for ��� py^e^^aBlity  "saMLfrom/$i,0bo Jo $2,000 for  property damage.  ;.'���������/ -.WU9;'5'.PRIZES  ./Five otu tii ���:-.:i'.v-��-;ya.-;dai in.the/. /  fcttgn^tiofial poster contest stagv  y0 V!a^^a;ttie?/tfcs.'^weok' uy'-. fita"?-'.  ,; %<^e^?;Pwr��s^y/^iiid Coa��erv;ir; . ���  ttflh'' r~iA^ilx>laJ.ion,  'includmg  thp >  .grand pMze, were wexn b?r/5ir..t';s-i ���  /O&iii^i^a studeiiis.  :lnii^mp��ti'tiion.,with tt��e worto''  of    elementary, and high pscfhool'.  pupils'" of   the _ westajw.   UffiTtt"d  States^   the   nine B. C- entries   -  were ck��sen ��i>ora the work of  ov��r 3,000 ��� boys and girls who  took part in tba Canadian For-  es^y Assrc'atioa's aranial forest  fire   prevention   poster   contest  s o.  Sechelt Jalopy Club thanks  the Powell River Road Runners car club for the party and  dance at Wildwood Hall in  Powell River.  The president of the Road  Runners, Red Madsen. said1 the  club would be sending down a  couple of jalopies, to run on  the Sechelt track next season.  Club members in turn are  building a track of their own  which should be finished by  summer.  Anyone interested in putting  a jalopy on the track next season might start building it  now. If any information is required, the president, Tom/Cro-  zier, Sechelt 85K, or any ,o��  the club members will be glad  to help. \  seJ  It has been our- fe  pleasure to serve  and to wish you  the best in l?Z&i  SOLNIK SERVICE  ROBERTS CREEK  BY MBS. A.A, FRENCH  The DePencier evening circle .of   St.   Hilda's   Anglican  Church held its annual Christmas^ party in the Parish Hall.  Invited guests were the Sunday School teachers, Mrs. Av-  ril King, Marda and*Linda Walker, Kathie Toynbee, and Rotj.  berta Johnson. Mrs. Lamb presided at the piano. The Sunday-  School party was held Dec.  19 aV7.!30 in the P^lsli hall.  Miss Marilyn? Turner will ber  coming from ChuChua where  she teaches and will go with  her parents Mr. and Mx-s./Lloyd  Turnei? to. New Westminster  for the Christinas holidays, at  the honiefOf Mr. and Mrs. DJT.  Wood. Mrs. Wood is a daughter'  of the Turner's      _. >  '^yan&y.ifixs. Walter Mc-  Kissock vrtth ? Maureen <J^*ry  and Debbi^^ll be in Vancouver for the '^^istmas holidays.  Miss Margaret E^gertson of  the teaching staff of- Sechelt  Elementary school is on .the  sick list in Vancouver.    ?  An enjoyable.time was spent  at the LA to the Canadian Legion at the Christmas party  for the ladies. Gifts were exchanged and refreshments served and lots of fun getting together for a social .time. : .  ':, Mr; and Mrs. Charles Stubbs  were recent visitors to Sechelt  with Mrs. Stubbs' parents,-Mr.  and Mrs; W. Anderson.  '   ���/  Mt. arid Mrs. W.B. Billings-  ley will be in Vancouver for  Christmas with son Harry and  family.  , Mr. and Mrs. Carl Nordby  are entertaining with a series  of preChristmas partiesi>jAft  the first 18 .guests attended.  The second will be held next^  week. <  Buster Allen and wife and  son who were drowned'near  Campbell-   River  ,were    well  known "in Sechelt. Mr.   Allen   (  was related to the Newcombe  family and spent many years '  on the Inlet where he logged'  with his relatives. .-  4   Coast News', 'Jan. 2> 19S&Y  EMERGENCY .RUBBERS  Has a sudden storm ever  caught guests at your house  without their rubbers? Keep  a few polythene bags handy for  such an emergency. They can  be pulled over shoes and held  in place with rubber bands  at/the ankles. They (will at  least.vkeep_ shoes dry through,  ���the sneworifts to the car or  bus stop.  REDUCES ACCIDENTS  B.C. Autonipbile Association  says over 20 / surveys prove  that? good high school driver  education courses, including  behind-the-wheel training, re-  duco traffic accidents fey oc��-  halt^ - -^:" ';-       ' ���':.���.;���:  T6 you throagh 1958 ���  may good luck, health  and happiness be your  traveling mate I    .���  , from GEORGE FLAY  BARBERS  New location next to Post Office  iant  THURSDAY, JAN. 9    ���Gibsons School HaH ��� 8 p.m. Sharp  TWO NEW  TO  ... *erve these two great brews*  renown��d across Canada -^iisow  ceiefostlh'g their first Festive  Season -"at home" in B. C.  BREWED  IN  B.C.  SOLD   IN   B.C.  Lagef Beer  RED CAP Aie  ���V"-  : .'...'.vd.c.yiHiiT'ii  . ��us eouuyj��t Al��  UStC . eOMNIAM   tA��KM  0*RR  ?���   4* C*#M* ���;-iwi��'?'.  this s^Jttois^ H m m$&��$ Of ^sp^fttl ^ ti)9 l&pr ��or<tfo! 9m& or the agversweat ut iritish Ztimm Km*&i&T*www*Tn<eexz���^^ rTTiTT"  15 words for 55 cents plus  three cents a word over 15. This  includes name and address.  Cards of Thanks, Engagements,  In Memoriams and Births - up  to 50 words $1.00 per insertion  3c per word over 50.  Consecutive rates available.  Classified display ������ 77c per  column inch.  Cash with order. A charge of  10 cents is made for billing. '  Classified advertisements accepted up to 5 p.m.. Tuesdays.  Legals -��� 17 cents per count  line for first insertion. ?i&  cents per count line for each,  consecutive insertion.  ^AGREEMENT  It is agreed by any advertiser requesting space11 that liability of the Coast News iri^ event  of failure to publish an advertisement or in  event that "errors, occur in? publishing of an  adyertisembnt'shall be limited  to the amburit p'aid by the ad-  e*rtiser .for that portion of the  , advertising sp^ce occupied >by  the incorrect item   only,  and  that there shall be no liability  in any  event beyond amount,  paid  for  such, advertisement.  No   respbnsibility -is   accepted  by the ^newspaper when copy  is not subriiitted in?*writing or  verifiedviri^writing.    -���?���-  '  FOUND  Surveyor's instrument. Art  McKinnon, Universal Timber  Camp.'; ;-    ?'?���?.''       ": ���'   '"'  Wedding ring near Wakefield  Inn. Roy Hutton, Sechelt.  HELP WANTED (MALE)  Two men ?to dp clearing, burning, digging wells, Jan. &\Feb,?  on island close to Bowen. Write  Room 317,  615 West  Pender,  Vam 2. -??'-���-���?���,!.   '   ..."  WORK WANTED     ���  ^Housework by dayV also- baby  sitting anytime.,Leave,message i  at Gibsons 104X. ' ' '-,?-���  ANNOUNCEMENT/,     f;   >: ;/   t-:  Asiatic flu-Vaccine is available :  at ? LANGJS" pRU'GSTORES,  Gibsons arid Sechelt.? Consult  your doctor.; ;  CHIMNJEY^ OIL STOVES  ..    serviced       v':' y  GIBSONS 177K  FOR SALE  .._ '���* ������-��� ���*���������  'Oil furnace, including 600. gal.  tank and all pipe. -Apprbxiiri-.v  ately $500. Bob Little. Phone  Gibsons 162.  TOTEM FLASHES  HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL  To you who do not own your  own home or property on  which to build, your very first  resolution should be to take  ifnmediate action and come in  and permit us to show you our  many bargains.     .  Lots��� good lots  as $250 on terms.  as low  Acreage*��� some unusually  attractive buys. .-���!  3 bedroom home, basement,  full plumbing, electricity; furnace, lovely living room,. It's  waterfrbritage too. Full price,  $6750 on terms...."  Why delay? Drop in today.  Get rid of that rent monster..  Always a better buy at  TOTEM  REALTY  GIBSONS  JOHN  COLERIDGE  REALTY  Since 1945  (NOTARY PUBLIC)  A Happy New Year  to Everyone  Georgian Block, near P.O.  Phone 37 & 199, Gibsons  DRUMMOND REALTY  Always has good buys  Notary Public  Gibsons Phone 39  m | |  2 bedroom waterfront home,  close to Post Office. $3100 or  nearest cash offer. Dealers usual courtesy. E. Roseboom,  Halfmoon Bay.  TORRENT  Modern cottage for bachelor,  male or female. $20" C.P. Bal-  leritine.      ' ^   '  .  INSURANCE  SECHELT INSURANCE  AGENCIES  ?       Real Estate  .Properly "Management  ;   Insurance '",.' .'.  :  { Office Phone 22  T.E. DUFFY. Agent  Residence 158  ! L MACKAY. Salesman.  - Rbsiderics 70F ? ?  W. (BILL) COFFEY _  .7   r Insurance Salesman"  Fire,  Auto,  Liability.  Prompt  courteous service. Totem Real- .  ty/ C&bsons ;'���������?."'  1 doz. light Sussex pullets,  starting to lay. Also 150 cc.  B.S.A. motorcycle; Phone Gibson 220H.  Service Fuels. Large loads,  good alder, some fir. Phone  Gibsons 173Q.    Used electrie and gas ranges,  also oil ranges.   C & S Sales,?  Phone Sechelt 3.  Cedar, fence posts, 30c each.  Orders taken for alder or iir  firewood, any length. J. Hig-  genson, back of Tom Btiy in  Sechelt. -   ,  ~~~~TIMBER ��� CRUISING  K.M. Bell, 1987 Cornwall St.,  Vancouver   9,   Phone   CEdar  ,0683.  WANTED  Baby's cot. Ph. Gibsons' 114G.'  Deisel lighting plant, 110 volt  A.C., not more than 3000 watts-  Phone Gibsons 10T.  WATCH REPAIRS  Watch and Jewelry. Repairs  Marine Men's Wear. Agents  for W. H^ Grass ie. Fast  reliable service. tft��  For Guaranteed Watch and  Jewelry '-{Repairs* See Chris's  Jewelers,?i^chei|. Work  done  on the pretnisesv1        ?���������?."���; tfo  BUILDING'SUPPLIES ||5v J '  ESMOND^MiBER; CO/LTp^:  for $11 Btuldlng S^ipp^es.; Specializing in Plywood. Contract^  ors enquiries solicited. Phone  or wire orders collect. 3S00 E.  Hastings St. Vancouver. Glbri-  :burri 1500j    ?; v-ii'i*' ??{'-.;���:?''?  WANTED TO RENT       f   #  DIRECTORY  FAIRMILE  BOAT yrORKS, LTD.  Ship Ghandling  Custom frame kits and  complete boats  in     ,-  8, 10. 12; 14, 16. 18. 21  and 25 feet. ,  Fibre Glassing and kits  ?; Breach Ave. .West  Roberts Creek       Phone 216Y  Hpme   and Industrial  Wiring  - -      Electrical Heating  Radios. Appliances. TV Service  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized GE Dealer  MARSHALL'S~^LWBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  - Phone-Gibsons 134. 104, or 33  0 and S SALES. SERVICE  Agents 'For  Propane Gas w  Combination Gas Ranges  Sales and  Installations  Freo Estimates  r Electric and Gas Hot Plat��a  FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS  s  Phono 3 Sechelt ,  Electrical work? n  ���'������' ?  aliUypes  '"; .1 -..  SIM  ELECTRIC LTD.  Phone Sechelt 161  Eves; 130 or 18R.  Reliable1 adults :wj��h ,2 b?m\.  house /within  handy Jvitelkiottg^  distanced  Ppst  Office.- jsfee?  Mrs; Ritchey.at GibsonsBakbry  or Bhorie? 107W.     : ? ���  ?   Alterations^ ^Repair Work,  Remodelling, painting  Flolir'?Sandiii^ Tiles Laid  JOE BENNER    ' \  ���.'��� ;_;s  Phone Sechelt 92R  ���    l SALES. AND SERVICE  '."--'?"?;? Dependable.Service  ,'?;?���' ;'.Firie? llbme;vFurrtishmgs.  ! Major Appliances  . >--;-ir--:'-(-'';:Rec6r.d^Barr;J.?ii.-.  >.:"\. Phone" &*&'"'''   Sechelt .  DIRECTORY  (Continued)  LET US HELP YOU  PLAN NOW v  For your Construction Needs  All types of  BUILDING or ALTERATIONS  and LIGHT GRADING  Smith & Peterson Construction  Ltd.  Phone 28. 85 or 90Q, Gibsons  C^ E. SICOTTE  BULLDOZING    SERVICE    '  Land . ClearIng       -  Road" Building  Logging ��� Landscaping'  ?    "   FREE   ESTIMATES   '  Phone 232 ��� Gibsons   .?  John Tom  DAVIS & ROBILLIARD  Sechelt. B.C.  Electrical Contractors  "Do it yourself?"  "We con-du-it best!"  Commercial^ Industrial and  Residential Wiring and Repairs  Electrical Heating installed  Phones: Office: 23.      :  Res: 146G and 59F.  Residential  & Industrial  Wiring    ;    -y"/  Electrical  Appliances  ALSO  TV   REPAIRS  BOB   LITTLE        f  Phone Gibsons 162.���  D.J. ROY* P. Engr��� KC.L.S.  LAND,  ENGINEERiNG  SURVEYS  Gibsons 219R  or   MU   3-8491.  P.O. Box 37, Gibsons  or 1553 Robson, St., Vancouver  PENINSULA  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  All Types of Accounting  Problems   Expertly   Attended  Village Enterprises Bldg.  Sechelt  Office Open 9 a.m. ������ 5 p.m.  Daily '.*  Phone Sechelt 37  A. E. RITCHEY  TRACTOR WORK  Clearing, Grading, Excavating  Bulldozing, Clearing Teeth.  FOR RENT  '   Arches, Jacks, Pumps  ;-?   Phone Gibsons 176  PENTNSULA :   CLEANERS.  Cleaners for the Sechelt  "���':���'���'.:������' '���-,<     Peninsula      -'\v  ' :-?hone:. ���..;-���'���.._.  Gibsons? 1(J0\     ?      REFRIGERATION  SALES AND SFRVICE  ON VACATION  until? Jan. 20, 1958.  A.M. CAMPBELL  HILL'S   MACHINE    SHOP  Cold Weld Process  Engine Block Repairs    /  Arc. Acy. Welding  Precision Machinists  Phone 54 Residence 152  Phone Sechelt 184R  Notions ��� Cards ���? Toys.  Miscellaneous Gifts  THRIFTEE   STORES  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  Headquarters for Wool  GIBSONS "  BUILDING SUPPLIES  LTD.;  MWE   CARRY   THE   STOCK"  Phone Gibsons  53  Anglicans grt  into stride  The -drive to raise $1,500,000  in the Anglican Diocese of New  Westminster for expansion work  principally within the Diocese  during the next three ^years' is  beginning to get into its stride  accordling to the Rt. Rev. Godfrey B. Gower, Bishop of New  Westminster.  Results to dat'e are encouraging as, one-tenth of the target  figure for the special, names division, $110,000 has either been  donated or pledged. Plans are.  being made to put into effect a  concentrated drive early in. the  NeW Year to raise'the remainder.    -       ,;-v ' ������'.'.'��� ?     ' ;-   .  Nineteen speakers of the Dio-  ceisan Apportionment- Division;  all layizueo,'' have already addressed congregations and church  committees throughout the Diocese ?oh f^ferheed to at lea^t.  double"animal- apportionment  This .^oposgil has been accepted  by parishes and, over a three year  period, will provide $400,000,  xctuxc* wUfid^nD  562 ��� MOTHER HEN, as a cover, protects the toaster, while the  rooster guards the mixer. Heads are padded, bodies embroidered.  Transfer of toaster, mixer covers, directions.  513,��� CROCHETED SQUARE that takes only a few hours to crochet.   Easy   pick-up   work ��� before   you know it, you have many  squares. Directions for'a 7-inch square in mercerized, string.  734 ��� SCATTER RUGS ��� nine different ones to hook, weave, braid,  or crochet. Use odds and ends of material and so cohbine thrift and  beauty. Directions, necessary pattern part�� for rugs.  Send THIRTY-FIVE CENTS in coins (stamps cannot be accepted)  for each pattern to The Coast News, Needlecraft Dept, 60 Front St.  West.    Toronto,    Gnt.    Print    plainly PATTERN NUMBER, YOUR  ��� NAME and ADDRESS.  ���    Two FREE patterns as a gift to our readers���printed right in our  1957   Laura   Wheeler   Needlecraft   Book. Dozens of other designs  you'll want to order���easy fascinating handwork for yourself, your  home, gifts, bazaar items. Send 25 cents for your copy of this book,  today!".-    .   ,'���"'.��� ,.      '?   ?- . "' '? '.-. -\'y-:?���-:'-     "-..?���. ".'.-  Chnrch Services  ���y'y-; .  "ANGTilCAN   .  r:.'���'"  3rd Sunday in Adyent  St. Bartholomew's,     Gibsont  11.00  am Choral  Communion  il.00?a.m.-Sunday School  St. Hilda's    Sechelt  11 a;m. Sunday ��� School  11.00 a.m. Morning Prayer  St. Aidan's, Roberls Creeic   ,  11.00 a?m. 'Sunday School  .    3.15 p.m. Evensong  The Community Church  Port  Mellon ?  Annual Nativity Play, 7 p.m.  UNITED  *     Gibsons  9.45 a.m. Sunday School  11 a.m. Divine Service  Roberts Creek, 2 p.m.  Wilson   Creek  Sunday School 11 a.m.  3:30 p.m. Divine Service  Port Mellon, 7.30 p.m.  - : ST. VINCENT  Holy Family, Sechelt,   9 a.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10.30 a(:m.  Port .Mellon,   first  Sunday  oj  each month at 11.35 a.m.  , CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS  Church service and Sunday  School, 11 a.m; Jin Roberts  v. Creek United Church  PENTECOSTAL  .     11 a.m. Devotional  9.45 a.m. Sunday School  .y   iM p.m. Gospel Service  '-Mid -week, services as  announced  Bethal   Baptist  Church  7:30 P.M., Weid.,  Prayer  11:15 A.M;, Worship Service  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  Pender Harbour Tabernack  ( Sxuiday School. 10 a.m.  12:00 a.m. Morning  Service  7:30 p,m, Wednesday    Prayer Meeting.  opens  UBG  fund campaign  Organization  on the- Sunshine  .Coast for The University of British Columbia Development Fund  is moving forward, Paul E. Cooper, general chairman for the $5,-;  000,000  nationwide  appeal,   said  "���"(this--  week.    Mr. I. Hemsall is  chairman of the Sunshine Coast  ^alumni   committee, (Mr. Cooper  announced..        .. a '  "I am sure the U; B". C. alumni  and friends of The Sunshine  Coast are concerned about living  conditions their sons and daughters must endure at U. B. C. -to-  ��� dav- ;'���..'  "Approximately half the student body ��� some 4500 young  men and women ��� come from  cities and towns outside Greater  Vancouver. But the University  can house only 1,184 students on  the campus, mostly in former  army huts. The only permanent  housing is four units of residences which are reserved for  248   young    women,    freshmen  . who are away from home and  family for the first time, -i  '; . "Fifty per cent, of U. B: C.  activity is confined to 300 army  huts. Classrooms, laboratories, a  larger library and 'many other  facilities are needed besides residences.        ) ,  "However, I want: to assure  parents of students and prospec-  ; five students that residences will.  bold a b.'Sh priority in the U.B.C.  - 'Plan for 1965'. " -Mr. Cooper  concluded.  Coast News, Jan. 2,   1958.    5  KINSMEN DRAW ���  Winners of the Kinsmen Club  Christmas draw were Jim Schutz,  first; W.' B. Wright, second;  Ruby Breese, third; Don Head,  fourth and Roy Eriekson fifth.  Pictures  ���  Stories  ��� If you have pictures of historical significance of any  part of Sechelt S.D. No. 46,  may we use them in compil  ing the Centennial Yearbook?  If names are oh the backs of  ..pictures, they will be well  cared for and returned to the  owners. We are anxious, too  to hear stories of the early  days and to know the names  and location of senior citizens  over 90 years of age. Will' you  please send us any pictures or  items of: interest which will  add to our Centennial Histpry  of the area? Our Mailing address is:  Editor-in-chief,  % Elphinstone High School  Centennial Yearbook,' .       \  Gibsons, B.C.  If you live on Bowen Island or nearer Pender Harbour High School, material  may be- handed to members  of the yearbook staff in those  schools.   '  -   RocKqcrs  ���$&#..  If you find life is empty, try  putting) something into it.  Forced-ait  pane/o/r  bides in wall ���  delivers heat v  at floor level  !  R$a! forced air comfort-  ,���installs easily, at low  cost in any home. Solves cold-floor  problem. Safety vented. S$�� u* for  details���easy terms!.  GIBSONS HARDWARE  GIBSONS  C & S SALES  SECHELT  A.   LLOYD  PENDER HARBOUR  Sechelt fire  High winds caused a heater,  to get but of control on Dec.  28 and. burn-through the roof  of the kitchen' of  a  Sechelt ^  home.   '  0 Mr. and Mrs. George August  were away from home at the  time. The Sechelt Volunteer  Fire Department put oujt. tbc  fire promptly. The Augusts  have sefaled off the burned kitchen and are living in,the rest  of the house,  GRAVEL  Fcr Muddy Driveways  $10 for 5 yd- load  (Locally)  jr^lso Crushed Rock "  IMRfEMATE DELIVERY  Phone Gibsons S3  Lighting the way of men to  betterment is the finest profession? known.  EVERY WEDNESDAY  LEGION HALL   8 RM.  mmmmmmimmmmimgzmm^mmmwMm:^^  aii^sasKs^i^aais^is  m^'?&a$g?~z?*&as*r::  ��������wwMiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiLam!BHMa 6    Coast News,  Jan. 2��  1958.  Printed  Visitors to the Peninsula over  the Christmas holiday were Mr.  and Mrs. Barry Redman, Mr. and  Mrs. Steve Postelthwaite, Miss  Boreen Hansen, Mr. and Mrs. J/  Downey and family, Miss Mary  Parker, Miss Yvonne Garry, Mrs.  Redman Sr. and Syd. '  ��� Miss Margaret Williams and a  friend - Miss Joan Watson <h {Van ���  cOuver, visited Mr. and- Mrs. A.  Williams of Sechelt for Christmas. Miss Williams is with the  Bank of Montreal in Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. George Ward-  rope spent Christmas at Harrison  Hotel with, their son and his  family.. They plan <b& spend New  Year's in West Sechelt.       *   ..  Robert; D. Wright, N.D.  NATUROPATHIC     PHYSICIAN  Graduate of  California   Chiropractic   College  MON., WED., FRI. ��� 10 to 5 p.m.  or by appointment  OFFICE  87-G   or Phone  Residence  172-W,   Gibsons.  Pender Harbor  EXPLOSION ON BOAT,  Mr.  George  Larson  of   Blind.   \'^  Bay   escaped . serious injury on  Friday when his Doat the Wan-    \ - -  "Mf,"   S^M^;I$��? der Boy- was:.partially destroyed  nGeOr^e Duncan;/a pioneer % an explosion. The force of  residetit;^ of Peiide^ Harbour, Jthe blast blew the cabin off-the  was?vdr6v/ned 'On;Sat. Dec. 22 boat and ripped up the deck,  at "ivSadeira- Park, He pipped Mr. Larson - was thrown against  off the float whilfe gding to the bunks in the boat and was  Hi* boat, the "Melba D,��       ^ -   Jucky to escape m^  ���/He apparently became dazed  '    S  .;; JgeryJie. Ration ���:,-:  Roberts Cr, ��� Phone 220K  ft  in'i  and swath away; frorii "the boat.  He.   sank/before   help   eojild  reach him:' His body was recovered by the R,C.M,P. shortly        Courses  for   a  unique pro-  after.    '  /���'/���.'.���;?y.��;yy-y"y.-.��� <y.     gram  in   communications   an-  Mr. Duncan had lived ihvpen- nounced by the University of  der ^Harbour forthe /p#^44 B.C.  will  begin. Jan.   13   and RiDDinsillP  ir-   nresident  years and in his-younger days are offered by the University *��  v' K��PPwg��"e jr., president,  was active in niaiiy': o'rganiza- Extension Department and the, *na    general   manager, General  tions. He'was president of the British   Columbia   Association- Mptdrs Diesel Ltd.,. London, Out.,  Pender Harbour/-antf'strict of Broadcasters which has do- will    address ..delegates, to .15111  Liberal-: associ^tbh^ several nated $10,000 a year for five annual'convention ofrThe Truck,  . years and toolk an /acti-yo^in- years to establish the program/ Loggers'    Association)   at' Hotel  _   te^-in-.the^f^ng:^us^y.         Courses? offered are- speech Vancouver./pore thah*2,000 are  His boat the ��Melba.p.^v,was for   broadcasting,   Commercial e^cted t6 fttend tfe three-dav  well known up and ddWh the writing -for broadcasting,^ intro- expected to attendj^e^tnree aay  Coast.   Besft&^i&y'-T^/vife duction to television, < film pro- . sessions,     Jan.. 15-1{7- Theme of  leaves, two-sons and a daugh- duction,   Communications   and B. C.'s    biggest industrial Con-  ter to mourn his loss. mass media.   Courses are pri- vention is  "A  Century, of Log-  -���-���������������?         ���;��� mafily   intended/for   persons ging Progress:"      /^  Jr          . ;                 / / ��� .^ with   professional    experience a graduate of General Motors  KSimamc ��� ���wt'tiii**"' buJ U is Plarm^d ^developa Institute/ Mr.-Rippingille joined-  IWaniS   nOteS two year program for anyone ^  <electro.mo<ive   division   0f  'Sunshine   Coast Kiwanis Club intending to enter .these/fields. 1937 as foreman   In  ? held :,^essful ladies night. Top������***�� *el** ^ f949   wSn Se  ��uSd a  Guest of- honor ^vas the newjy ^\S^^be held on IvW new Canadian^'subsidiary? he was  elected heutenant-governor, Stan .^ Tuesday and Wednesday appointed president arid general  Collier, accompanied by his wife. a|ld Thursayevenings at UBC. ' manager. On^Jan.l,--1952, he was  Mr. Collier is well known as.a Apphcatibns are how1 being ac loaned .,to-the Canadian govern-  Our   new   Printed   Pattern!    former car dealer in Vancouver cepted  by  the Extension  De menlt as director of aircraft di-  Cinch to make ��� just one main    and for his excellent work with partment,-.Mima 4600. vision/department   Of-'defence  pattern    part    to this stunning    the Salvation Army,                                      ���~~": "'" "'-^-^   ��� -     + ���  fmMm  NEW &-USED   ^?;:  TUNE.UP     ��� /GAS UP  When X?" "'  v;^.-v���::;.) >,.������  etiy'fs: -.nofybcyHiiv.  &j&?��  dress. A sheath-slim front silhou- Guest? speaker was Reg. Burette with a softly bloused back leigh,   investment  counsellor  of  that's all the fashion news! Flat- Vancouver.    Mr. Morgan/of the    ed.in.1828.  tering ��� easiest sewing.      , High School arranged the musV  Priaited Pattern 9398: Misses" Cal portion of the program and  Sizes 12, 14, 16,  18. Size 16 re- Mr. Collier ied in the  singing,  quires 4 yards 39-inch fabric. he is leader of the Vancouver  Printed directions on each pat- Kiwanis Club's noted glee club.  tem part. Easi-r, acctxate. *. ? Mr. Collier will b�� back here  , Sond FORTY CENTS'(40c) in - 0ri Jan. i to instaU the newfy  co'insr (stamps cannot be accept- eiecfced officers of the, local club.  ed) for this pattern. Please^print :"; r'" "''   "" '' ^-y---,f  :������-���������>. r-,y,-  plainly. SIZE, NAMEy ADDRESS,  -STYLE NUMBERi-f:-;- ----:.:   ������  Send your order to MARIAN  MARTIN,  care 'of -The  Coast  News,   Pattern   Dept.,   60 Front  St. West, forontb/Oht.  Noah    Webster began writing    production/ at the same time re-  the dictionary in 1807 and finish-    fining    his    position with the  ,        .. ,.        company.  *  ;.  I To our corfomcrs!  Weddiiig rings are placed oh  the" third finger of the left hand  becaufee of'air old Egyptian belief that a-nCrye ran from that  finger o the heart/"    v .^  Guaranteed   Watch / &  Jewelry Repairs   J  vhris  Jeweler  Mail Orders Given Pifompt v  v   r*���������:'.-:vAttention'������''''y?*;' fy-'  Phone Gibsons 221  For your New Year we wish  you a 1958. replete "with  happiness   and  prosperity.  EV^gyTIIp^jFOR THE HOMEBUILDER  l^I^EL PAINTS       ,  ASso shop work done reasona!  i+.-,n^.��  - y&y \&$&y$&yk ��� /' ���>;, /' %v: %������ ?���'  '-' *ilt. ���;'��iiJ*t^��..--A^-.:',kH.- *��i'   ����' -  HA?PT NIW YBAIU  'Xf/^/H^,   ���,-:A  MOTORS  and Staff  !!!'  i  Our AnBuol  Men's Sweaters  '.f '-"ALL'BRANDED LINES,.' ..,T;i re~.  JANTZE^ .:..,,. ip.95 - $13.95  ^acGREGOR $S.9S - $12.95  G^ANDMERE   $7-95-$11//5  0L.ENGA8RE of EDINBURGH  V -,-1      *���;/�� ''j-:-*-.-,  (Cashmere & Wool)   $16.95  1*3 OFF  THESE WELL KNOWN  JEWELERY.- Allf watches, rings, neck-  gcet sfets, etp. i ALL  0NE-THIR0  rz  Sport Shirts..  _ $4.95 -.to $12.95 - ;  Arrow, Townline,   Laperossi  and  Other Well-known Brands ��� ALL  '        THIRD OFF! v  :Vt-r  ARROW  SHIRTS:    nylon and terylene  Re^   $5-0��  to   .$9.9$'--  SALE  f^'L- b its t��"5fi*    ^f r r  'K-^-rui., iiij,  ers  Operas, Shearlings, Romeos, Etc.  $2*9|; to $6.95 - SALE - ONE-  THIRD  OFF  ��� )'C>>  r!...;  Sports & Work Jackets  A Bt0 CHOICE $8.9S to $2��.9S  Tartans, Carss Jackets, Harris  Tweeds, Irish Tweeds ��� ALL ONE-  ORESS   SOCKS   Re^.   $1   to  WoraK-uSjiirf|;"''^ '���"���   :���>.���  G.W.G. ~ KITCHEN ��� ELlWBim  From S2.5S to $9.50 - ALL ONE-  TH1RD  0>FI  Dress & Work Shoes  ^ .,Good J$?a,nd& r-? All-Varieties  Vs'OOTOWfefc'   SLIP-  ONS, .i^ORK-? BOOTS  Reg .^.95   to   $13.95  Ill Ml��� 111  Top  Style  Ahbist 50G; to Choose from ....-.'...'.  to i$3 ~- 2 for the price of 1  ; ���. . " ."    ������'��� ���' '.y������'���.^, *        :."  '���-���-. _'f'A''."-:'���.*���'-.  Dress Gloves one-thiro off  Horsehide> ^~- Blacks and Browns  .-���. ���'"������.. .'��� 'i--���������:V--..*���:���.'������ '-'A': ���...:���."  fe";W"f i; J�� " '    to  "o-j  ^rs;':v;S;$7.95:tb $23.95  f^ACKS:   Wide ? Variety  erf;)Colors':i��k, Silzes : '���'y''.%,:'.������,,}:K" .,/"���' -'?;���  "S^NTS' --::AI1 Brands^.:"  ^^e-thir^-: :;q.|f .-- ."������ '?  Reg,   $#.25 ' v|o>-$i$i��-v'^?  -5:. .'.  ���: l~  ������>'?>'    T-%??  Reg^? $4��5Gt to $6^95>  ONLY ONE-THIRD?^FFi^  e; -���  .. .    ��� / ������   ,i   '������-"���.-..   ..-      ���;���-...  Boys^ Jackets  nf -O^---.  'Fursses Lsresd and llnfinedi;

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