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Array yfMrM,��^-��..-,m.T.^^��.^J,��mu  Ps��ovi��eial Library,  S3  Just Fino Food  ' DANNY'S  DINING   ROOM  Phone Gibsons 140  SERVING THE ���GROWING^ SUNSHINE COAST  Published in Gibsons,/Bi,C." Volume 13, Number 5, January 30,. 1958.  CHIMNEY & OIL STOVES  SERVICED  GIBSONS 177K  The following letter which  explains considerable concerning the Centennial project for  this district will be mailed by  the Centennial Committee to  the numerous organizations in  the district. The letter .will be  part of the-campaign to" get  sufficient funds for carrying ;  out the initial phases of the  Centennial pro j ect. "  To those hot sure about the  Centennial project the committee is prepared to have a speaker explain to their organization just what it is about. Members of the committee feel they,  have done their ? best to keep  the public informed of their  activities but when people do  not attend meetings there is  nothing that can be done about  it. Postcards were sent but  announcing two meetings.  More than 2Q0 post-cards ?were  mailed. Less than 100 :for?prie  meeting and more than ??i00  for the other. Response in both  cases was low compared to the'  number of cards sent out.? ; ??  Here is the letter:  ���������??.;..'���;  As you have no doubt read in recent local news items, your Centennial  "-Committee's plans for celebration of'the B.C. Centennial year in this district?  - have reached a point where fun? participation of everybody in the area is required to carry them to a,successful completion.  Briefly the situation is?that plans have been made for:  (1) A celebration for the district on July 1 which Will include a parade with  a band.. This will be followed by other entertainment events during the day.  (2) A- permanent Centennial project which in this area is the acquisition of  park land adjoining the Brothers Memorial Park on the Sechelt Highway. This  will expand the present Brothers Memorial Park by the purchase of an adjoining ten acres giving a park area of 15 acres ���r plenty of room for development  in the future of acommuriity recreation centre containing everything from a  playing field to an agricultural hall.    '   ? ' ~  It is the purchase of this property! that how occupies our attention. To  date $600 has been piaid on the.total cost of $2,000. Therefore our object is to  raise the balance of $1,400 and in this endeavour the B.C. Centennial Commitfee  is prepared to match us'dollar up to a maximum amount based on the population  of the area. In bur case?this maximurn: allowance is approximately $1,200. Therefore it is our aim vtp?. raise this ambunt from, donations from individuals and br-  . ganizations in our districtHo order to J6btain the maximum grant from. Government funds. ���'������'.'���'������- ?\   ;  Can we counton your support to; complete tbis. project? Application \ for���  the government'grant.must:be in ?the hands of the B.Q. Centennial. Committee *by-  March 15 and-wernust, tnerefof e be able to show them at that time that we have  a matching total of funds.on^deposit .in jthe Centennial .account. ��� -.     .-. ...  ->������ ? r..>  We are all too: ?well aw?re that this spring is_ not.thejbost tune to try.^and?,  collect mpney in tWs district but the deadline of March 15 leaves us no alternative and we are appealing to you and all clubs and organizations in the district  to support the Centennial with the largest donation.possible in order that we/will  not lose out on the grant from the provincial government. It is hoped that a hpusb  ' to house canvass can be made at a later date when conditions-have improveldso .-"  that every individual will have the opportunity to support this Centennial project  Meanwhile we look to you for support so that when we file pur appUca-?;  tionfbr the provincial grant we Will be eligible for the maximum amount.  ,. J     , We look forward with confidence to your whole hearted support arid cooperation and should be pleased to hear fnmi you at an early? date  '   ���' . ^J >^J   "'-     , vYoursvery truly, v  '"     '        "   WJL'McAfee,   %  :- y.'1; i-tj-*  .SATURDAY NIGHT 20,000 mothers will he canvassing  from door-to-door throughout British Columbia to raise  $275,000 for B.C. CHILD CARE & POLIO FUMD.  Be glad gou can help a child back to health and happiness.  Warm^gour heart with a generous gift.  B^r Child Care & Folio Fund sponsored by KL'iSMtN CL'JSS  rs  'Wv*,  ;��^**��<* \f^*  -wrA/     l*r.h  - %  '   " ' ,    .      '' " " :     Gibsons Centennial Committee.,  A representative of the Committee^ would rJe'please~d" to atterid'one  of your meetingsuif any further explanation or information is desired.  ? ? ?' The Kinsmen car^e program sets few limits on the type of  hapdi6ap, the I main consideration is the need for help; so we  |^v#rge 'y6u^i?tb;;Support';f nd give generously 1;o this worthy cause.  ���y.. ;i:y      Following is a list?pf Mothers inthe Gibsons arid.surround-.  ,^mg areas ?whp have already yoluteered for the drive: Saturday,  [^^pr^^;--lA^nyohet fishing to add^their name; to the list is  y-0$$!^Mij^ Bill Lalnjg^pr|Mr;!Joe/fipurque, '..or.  RS.  ���y * 4 * "* * '���'���'���'''-*  Bums night at Sechelt  (BY BJETTE LUMSDEN)  The rafters rung with the  skirl o' the pipes when the  Scottish clans celebrated the  birthday? of? Robbie/Burns in  Sechelt's Legion Hall, 'Sat. Jap.  25.' Jini; Parker -wasmaster of  ceremonies, arid ? after- a welcome tp/the guests, he proudly  announced the officiak piping  in of the famous j? haggis by  Miss Kathrine McDonald,: a 16  year old; bPnnie lassie from the  Vancouver Ladies .Pipe Band.  Handsomely dressed; in his  : kilt artd sporran, Robert Watson, recently from Dundee,  ���Scotland,   bore    the   fragrant/  haggis around the room. The  address to the haggis was done  in fine ^Scottish style by Dave  Wilson. A toast to the Queen  was given by? Jim 'Parker, fol-.  -lowed by a toast to the lassies  by Mr. Watson. yy0:^y--' ���  "Mr. Watson was aplw^red  by his wife Kathie, whp^ipplsed  very becoming in a deep purple ballerina length gown, set  ,' of| by a corsage of carnations.  :The .. piper played selections  i^hile the head table was clear-  > ed in preparation for the entertainment; -  Taking part in the program  were Judy MeKee, Judy^Braun  Hos  re-elects its  . Officers of St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary were reelected at the annual meeting Jan.  16 in the Mission Club house,  when 21 members attended  along with two guests.  The ^riew officers are Mrs.  Norman Lee, president, Mrs.  William Da-vtis and Mrs. Alan:  Swan, first and second vice-  presidents; Mrs. Bernard Warden, secretary and ^ Mrs. Ian  Woodburn replacing Mrs. Donald Ross as treasurer because  Mrsv Ross felt she was unable  to continue in that post; Mrs.  EL Garvey was, chairman during the election of officers.  Guests were Mrs. C.S. Stig-  gins, president of the auxiliary  division of the B.C. Hospital  Auxiliary, and Mrs. Mary  White, director of nursing at  St. Mary's hospital. Mrs. White  spoke on the New Look in  Nursing following luncheon.  Mrs. Stiggins spoke on the operations of the auxiliaries and  duties of officers and answer- .  ed many questions.  Mrs. Lee, the president, in  her report of the year's activities thanked the officers and  members for their efforts in  making the year a success. The  hospital   was   presented   with  ill  ffi  icers  $1,183.36 for equipment and  services and $46.63 for direct  gifts and fruit and candy for  the patients.  The first baby born in the  hospital in 1958, Jacqueline  Paul, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  Kennedy Paul of Sechelt will  be presented with an engraved  silver spoon. .  CALF CLUB MEETS  ��� With increased   interest be- ,  ing  shown   in the  Calf Club \. 5?���1*  Wat, the?i -a}\ . d?-nfe,  Janice Stewart    and Caroline ;  Anderson in a lively/reel.  A  reading by Major J. Browning,  "Ode to.a Louse," by Robbie  Burns;.. "My Ain Folk'' by E.  ��� Luckeri, K. Stbckwell and T.  Prittie,  Mrs.   Hazel tSvans   at  t- piano; a sword dance by Judy, ���  ' Jariice and" Judy.  Piano    accordion   selections  ' were  played   by   little, Dorie  ' Plumridge; a recitation by  Charlie Brooknlan; "Blue Bells  1 of Scotland,' and 'Wiggle Wag-  ' gle Waggle of the Kilt" by tiny  Jo . Robilliard; 'Shean   Trews,  ; by the kilted Carolyn Anderson; a piano duet by Heather  Lang and Merilee Fahrni:  "The Tramping Song" by D.  Robilliard, D. Stockwell, D.  Wilson   and  H.   Stockwell;   a  ? cpmidal- recitation and: also  "Address to the "Toothache" by  _Mrs. D. Smih; two vocal solos  by T. Prittie, "Hajl Caledonia"  and "A Gordon; for Me." The  program ended with the indispensable Highland Fling by a  group of young kilties. *  Mrs. Tyson, president of the  P.T.A., thanked her committee  and everyone who had given  so generously of their -time to  make the evening such a grand  success. More piping was followed by the Grand March,  headed by Bill Smith, and the  Scots of the area went home  sponsored by the Kiwanis  Club it is expected there will  be a good turnout at the meeting of the club at 8 p.m. in the  Anglican Parish Hall, Sechelt  Highway, Friday night, Jan.  31. All interested parties are  invited to attend this meeting.  well by good auld Rabbie foi  another year.  BINGO NIGHT  Door prize for Thursday  night's Bingo in the School  Hall is now $45, arid" if may  go this week. Last week< after  the $50 four corner prize was  withdrawn it was won by some  one on the next round.  You know the right way to  drive, but do you always drive  that way?  Cemetery   board  Mount Elphinstone Cemetery board was reorganized at  a recent meeting and five individuals were named to the  board. They are L'en Coates,  Robert Burns, M. "yplen, Frank  Wyngaert and Jack Fitchett.  . This information will . be  sent to the provincial government department in charge of  cemeteries, and on receiving  back governmental approval  the way will be cleared for  making necessary improvements to the cemetery grounds,  aefsen" ffeme mort     etaoin sh  ?||^?^ihsmeriiCU^n^n^K'?. ~^-  Marching   Mothers   inuGib-  ?iSqns District r-arei.Mrsf Jean  Day, Mrs. y. Walters, ?R&s. V.  Murdock, Mrs. F. Hall^ Mrs.  M. Emerson,'���'���,Mrs. Clark; Mrs.  E. Bingley, Mrs. E. Marshall;  Mrs.^T. Davies, Mrs. A. Hauka,  Mrs: B. Ritchey, Mrs. MacCart-.  nie, Mrs. A. Winegardenj Mrs.  R. Brackett; Mrs. L. Labonte,  Mrs. Husby, . Mrs. Davidson,  Mrs. H. Smith', Mrs, D. Skel-  lett, Mrs. D. Hoops, Mrs. V.Wilson, Mrs. L. Coates, Mrs.  A.- Olson, Mts.v M. Harrison,  Mrs. W. Skellett, Mrs. Guss,  Mrs. E. Holland, Mrs. M. Turner, Mrs. C. Chamberlin, Mrs.  W.G. Brown."  "Roberts Creek area: Mrs. Mc  Savaney, Mrs.' Gibbs, Mrs.  Blomgren, Mrs. Jack, Mrs.  Service, Mrs. Donroth, Mrs.  Cole's, Mrs. Drinkrow? Mrs.  Haslam, Mrs. Paquette, Mrs.  Marsh.  P6rt,Me!lon area: Mrs. Mas-  sey, Mrs. Sherrrian, Mrs. John-  COMMITTEES  APPOINTED  Official notification of reelection b"y acclamation of the  chairman, Mrs. Christine Johnston for a term of 2 years, commencing Jan. 1 was read at the  last meeting of the Sechelt Village Commission.  Appointment of chairmen  and members to the council's  . standing committees was made  by the chairman; Finance and  licences, H.B. Gordon; building  fire arid health, FJP. Parker;  roads, parks and beaches, A.  ������ Lamb; special matters and events; S. Dawe.  A donation of $10 to the  Sunshine Coast Fall Fair Committee was voted.  A building permit was approved for erection of a three  unit auto court by Richard  Branca on Lots 22 and 23,  Block T).  The Village of Sechelt Street  Lighting Agreement By-law,  1957, was adopted and sealed  with the Corporate Seal.  Mr. G. Ibey was bonded for  the month of February to assist in the issuance of licences  at the. Municipal Hall.  Erection of a flag pole at  the Village Office, was contracted with Toynbee Construction.  . son^Mrs? Bp^s^Mrsl Moore! ~  Gi^nthams,^ Landing:, ?Mrs.  Cr.esswell, Mxssyix^ Cressweli, %  Mrs. Beacon, Mrs. Stuchberry,  Mrs. Cooper. Mrs. Hunter, ��� Mrs  Bennett, Mrs. Kruse, Mrs.  Corey, Mrs. Fennie, ?Mrs. N.  Johnston, Hopkins Landing.  The Sechelt Kinsmen Club  will cover the following areas:  Sechelt, HaMtnoon iBay, Egmont, Selma" Park, ��� Pender  Harbour, Wilson Creek.  Sechelt's Board of Trade  first monthly meeting of the ?  year saw 25 members present  and the vice-president, Jinj  Parker presided during the absence of President Andy Johnston:  Highlight of the evening was  the account of the recent  meeting of the Associated  Boards of Trade at Harrison  Hot Springs. Mr. Ted Osborne  spoke of the keen interest  shown by most of the delegates  in every resolution presented,  and particularly in one dealing with the logging industry.  E.R. Boyce dealt with the  display of enthusiasm, shown  by all delegates. He also took  time out to introduce Mr. Abram, his successor as commercial manager .with the B.C.  Telephone Co. who will be a  candidate for the position of  regional director, with the Associated Boards of Trade, at,  the expiration of Mr. Boyce's  term.   The question  of names for  streets and numbers for the  many houses and business  places in Sechelt was discussed  and referred to the executive  council for further study and  action      '���./���'���'���  The matter of ladders on the  east and West side of the wharf  at Sechelt was discussed. After  a brief debate turned over to  the secretary who was instructed to���'��� communicate with Ottawa oh this subject.  The following is the newly  elected slate Pf officers for  1958: President, J.E. Parker;  vice-president^ John Toynbee:  treasurer, Tom Duffy; secretary, H. Roberts; .executive  members, E.F. Cooke, EJ\ Osborne,ipA. Sim, Don McNab,  ^rjj^^Ne^  * Johnson, JPeBerinerj; Bob Nor-  mintori-and ' Ben Langi.  Hurry!  H  Scouts  Camp  Sunshine Coast boy scouts  and wolf 'cubs may well have  their own summer camp this  year. ���  Les Chamberlin, - representing Wilson Creek at the monthly dinner meeting of the district council at Danny's Cafe,  January 16, was authorized to  get a progress report from the  department of lands on a move  .to obtain nearly 40 acres of  land on Waugh Lake to be set  aside as a permanent scout and  cub camp.  The lake, situated on Efe-  mont Road, will make an ideal  camping site, according to Mr.  Chamberlin. District council  he said, already have plans  and even some equipment in  readiness for a camp if and  when the land has been deeded.  Wei  come  troop  Cubmaster E. Lowe officially ���welcomed a group of scouts  and their leaders from a Vancouver troop, the 40th Marpole  when they made a surprise visit to the Pender Harbour Tabernacle where a special service was held for them Sun.  Jan. 26.  A good turnout of cubs from  the 1st Pender Harbour Cub  Pack, that could be contacted  on short notice along with Assistant Cubmaster R. (Philips,  came in uniform to join the  scouts in the service.  Praise was heard for the  smart appearance and fine behavior^ of the boys.  Assistant Scoutmaster S.  Ackroyd, brother of Rev. W;  Ackroyd, thanked the cub pack  and parents for the unexpected  welcome.  - Feb! 15 is the last day on  which you can order your Centennial Yearbook published by  the Student Council of Elphinstone. High school for scholars  and everyone else who wants  to purchase one or :more copies.   .  The book which will be the  only specific publication in  Gibsons Centennial year will  be perhaps the first historical  publication of its kind to be  published in this area.  It will be the sort of book  one could send to friends who  have lived here or who know  something about the area. It is  the sort of book some organization should take in hand to  see that every worthy pioneer  of this area has a copy. It is  also the sort of book that  should go into archives all over  the country. It will .become a  source book of information  about the area.  The idea the whole school  is working on the turning out  of this publication is not correct. There is a band of seniors and others. 12 in number,  at the school who are putting  in a considerable amount of  work on it.  To help' them out if anyone  has copies of pictures of the  little old log school house in  Gibsons, one of oxen logging,  one of Mrs. Lucy Smih and  also one of the old school  which used to be on Marine  Drive in Gibsons, those in  charge at Elphinstone High  would certainly welcome them  for use in the Centennial  edition.  BASKETBALL  The Basketball schedule at  Elphinstone High gym Friday  night will see two games, the  first starting at 7.30 p.m. and  the second at 8.30 o'clock  against Pender Harbour. Saturday night at the same times  there will be two games with  Gladstone boys providing the  opposition.  Saturday last both Elphinstone teams were defeated by  Brooks High school at Powell  River. 2   Coast News, Jan. 30, 1958.  The Timid Soul  A WEBSTER CLASSIC  An ABC Weekly  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.,  ' every Thursday, at (Gibsons, B.C.  Box 128, Gibsons, B.C., Phone 45Q  FRED CRUICE, Editor and Publisher  Member B.C. Weekly Newspapers Advertising Bureau  ! , Vancouver office, 508 Hornby St., Phone MArine 4742  ,   Member Canadian Weekly Newspapers Association  and the B.C. division of C.W.N A.  Authorized Second Class Mail, Post Office Department, Ottawa.  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos., 2.50; 6 mos., $1.50; 3 mos., $1.00  United States and Foreign, $3.00 per year. 5c per copy.  More gohhledego ok  One wonders what premiers an<| finance department men  in other provinces must think when' they."read of Premier Bennett's forays into the realm of finance as British Columbia's  minister of finance.. To the average layman with just a smattering of financial understanding it must appear weird that a department of finance consisting of supposedly good men, who understand their business, should come up with the idea that somewhere along the line a mistake was made which resulted in a  small sum being transposed into a whopping surplus amount.  To say the least ��� it's fantastic.   ,  To look at it another way would be to suggest the department of finance over which Mr. Bennett presides is not competent and should be replaced by more competent individuals.  There is still another way and that is to suggest Mr. Bennett is  playing game's.  In view of the fact school boards have to seek funds  through banks and pay interest on the money which was to have  been provided by the provincial government, in order to meet  commitments and that to practically everyone's knowledge in this  area, roads department men have been laid off, talk of a surplus  at this time does leave the voter wondering whether Mr. Bennett's financial talk is just plain gobbledegook.  One can almost hear from east of the Rockies, including  Alberta, that stronghold of orthodox financing based on oil dug;  out by someone else, the echoing remark: "What a strange man  is this Mr. Bennett!"  Extravagance helps?  According to a recent survey made by the Gallup Poll of  Canada, more than two Canadians in three believe that, over  the past ten years, their ^incomes have not kept pace with rising  prices: Prosperity is still around the corner for them, <and the  corner seems to be farther away than ever.  'Statistics do not confirm this belief: The latest available  index of weekly earnings, for August, 1957, is 155.7 compared  with the base figure of 100 for 1949. The consumer price index  has risen during the same period from 100 to 122.6. Since both  index numbers are compiled py the Dominion Bureau of Statistics from samples taken across the country, they should be a  fair reflection of actual conditions. Some incomes may not have  kept pace with prices, but it does not seem credible that two  thirds of them have not, no matter what the earners may think,  in considering the answers given to the Gallup questioners, some allowance should toe made for trie human fcraits of pessimism and optimism. Pessimism deters a, person from admitting  to others or to himself that- he is really more prosperpus- than he  used to be, for fear that the envious gods will visit disaster upon  him. Optimism impels him to increase his. standard of living as  his wages increase, sometimes beyond -the point that his actual  wages justify. For example, a wage earner who thought some  years ago that he could not afford a car probably owns one now  and the cost of gasoline and repairs has become part of his family budget. If his family has increased in size, he is spending more  on food, clothing and shelter. He has probably increased his insurance premiums. If he buys his car or washing machine or television set on the instalment plan, he has added tp his budget  some interest charges that are not computed in arriving at a figure for the consumer price index. , 4  And then there are the taxes, of which the average wage  * earner seldom thinks. He is paying more pf his earnings to the  government than he did ten years ago, both because he is earning  more and because he is in a higher tax bracket? But he pays attention only to his take-home pay and does not realize that he _  is forced to share his prosperity with the many beneficiaries of.  government handouts here and abroad.  In spite of the statistics, there is much to be said for his  impression that he isn't getting ahead very fast, but he is wrong  in blaming that on high prices. Some blame attaches to himself  and much to the .extravagance of governments. ���-Printed Word.  country. Widespread merry-making begins on New Year's Eye  with house parties, dinner dances and special theatre entertainments. A customary feature ,of  the. occasion, that suggests the  Scottish contribution to the observance, is the singing at midnight of "Auld Lang Syne". This  has been handed down from  the Scottish celebration of "Hogmanay". Throughout the whole  of Canada, New Year's Day is a  day for faihily re-union and for  the carrying on of the Christmas  festivities.  Who established the iirst circulating library on the Pacific  Slope?  Donald Manson, a fur-trader  from Scotland established the  first circulating library-on the  Pacific Slope, when he was in  charge of Fort McLoughlin  from 1834-39. He had entered  the service of the Hudson's  Bay Co. iri 1817 and was employed in the English' River  district and on the South Saskatchewan but later he was  transferred to the Columbia  district where he helped to establish Fort Langley. He was  at Fort Vancouver, and Fort  (Simpson and finally as a chief  trader he was placed in charge  of the New Caledonia district,  with . headquarters at JStuart  Lake.  6& Hj#  Prepared by the.Research Staff, pi.  ENCYtLOPEDU  CANADIAN A  What is the "Guignolee"?  The "Guignolee" is the custom  of groups of young men, the  "Guignoleux", to dress in, gay attire and to go from house  to house singing and begging  gifts for the poor. This is  the traditional celebration of  French Canada and has been carried on for many years on New  Year's Eve. New Year's Day is  the time for paying calls on.  friends and neighbours _and dor  asking the blessing of the head  of the family. The early Governors held a public reception or  levee for the men of the community on New Year's morning,  a custom that has been preserved down to the present day by  the Governor-General and by the,  Lieutenants-Governors.  While the celebration of New  Year's Day is of less significance  in English Canada than in  French Canada, it is a public  holiday ~ throughout   the   whole  tory of railways but was presenting the obvious present picture.  If the writer of the letter can  help 'federal or railway officials v  in; solving present day railway  problems they would be pleased  to receive such help? >'������������  Don't be , a Motor Maniac.  Use your common sense at the  wheel. '  Letters to the editor  Editor: With appplogies to  Saint Nick���T'was the night before Christmas! the house was  so warm! But my goodness! outside what a terrible storm!  I went outside to see what was  the matter. The branches from  trees came down with a clatter!,  I ran to the beach to appraise:  the storm's wake but would you  l/el:.eve it I couldn't open the  gate! Logs piled high with other  debris, in the greatest confusion  one ever did see!  Everything' in this world seemed to be all afloat! Alas! * Alas!  gbne was my boat! Buib of grate  length, there was plenty of  wood! Sort's an ill wind that  blows nobody good! O. B. Long,  Editor: Isn't your article regarding the raiiroad rate increase rather thoughtless? At  least very superficial in. its investigation. The C.P.R. was given  half the prairies for running the  line, because the railroad and  everyone connected with it, knew  it would be operating at a loss,  also half of Vancouver Island  for the E and N. So the CP.R.  makes the land department a  holding company . divorcing it  from the railroad operation.     :;  <Then if you will check the  early '20s you will find the Com  pany gave free gratis and for  nothing one share for every  share anyone held. Are they sup  posed to get a profit on this give-,  away program"? Especially in  view of the fact that it was done  to offset an excess profits tax.  Just because people like to  gamble on the Stock Exchange  and have paid, money for an absolutely no value stock 4s no  reason why the ' general public  should be held up to provide interest on these gambles.���E.S.  Editorial note: The editor was  not  examining past financial his  Editor:   There   is   something  childish about a strike of work-,  ers.    Like a child who says "I  won't play" when not liking the  rules. ��� '.  All human affairs are capable  i of arrangement. Everyone engaged in the production of an article  from the least sweeper up to  the top executives should be justly remunerated according to skill-  and responsibility involved.  Intelligent,, rational beings  around a table with all the necessary information before them,  could work out an agreed on  solution.   George Gharman  IOOF Sunshine Coast  Lodge  No.  76 Meets Gibsons  School Hall, 2nd and 4th  Wednesday each month.  WANTED  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 on 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  over190 years of age. Will you  .pleaSe sendus any, pictures or  items of .interest, which will  add to our Centennial History  of the area? Our Mailing address is: ...   -  Editor-inichiefV  % 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. r ;���' \  WHILETHE COST 'OF MOST EVERY-DAYj  -ITEMS HAS GONE UP SINCE' 1939 <  COST OF ELECTRICITY AND GAS HAS COME DOWN!  The chart shows how. prices of many items people use every day  went away up between .August 1939 and August 1957. The unit  price paid by the average B.C. Electric residential customer went  down in'this period. Compared with 1939, the average residential  customed is now using nearly four times as much electricity, but  paying less per kilowatt hour. With the introduction of natural  gas, the price per therm dropped sharply. People are living better  today than in 1939 ��� thanks in great part to the comfort,  convenienceand economy of these modern fuels.  *"-  ~T ~ " B.C. KLECTBIC Workmen are reminded by  the Workmen's Compensation  Board that if they are injured  and are on compensation they  should not- leave the province .  unless' they first secure written permission from the board.  Failure to do this will seriously' jeoardize the continuation of compensation payments  for time loss and medical aid,  The Workmen's Compensation Act requires that the  board supervise Mil medical -  treatment of compensation cases. The B.C. board has no jurisdiction on .medical attention  outside of British.' Columbia-  and for this reason said it wae  necessary for them to insist  that this regulation be adhered  to? "' >-."'',  s  ee pou  so lil  in  A film on polio, the treatment  of patients and .their rehabilitation- .''-.was the program of the  Roberts Creek Parent-Teachers  Jan. 15.   ��� .      -���������  Mr. B. Lang and Mr. Finlaysgh?-  represented the'���'���-Kinsmen's ��� Club  in the showing of the film, to  ^ publicize the coming March* of  Dimes in February for the aid.  of polio patients.  The-attending members of the  P.T.A. decided to act as Marching Mothers in the forthcoming  appeal. '  Retirement of -I.* D. "Bud"  Birse, vice president of Black  Ball Ferries, Ltd., and for 28  years affiliated with that firm  and its predecessors,\ is announced,, by Captain Alex M. Peabody,  chairman     of the board  Mr. Birse will retire March 1.  Well known both in local civic "���  and travel circles, he has been  in the administration and operations; fields of? transportation  for more than 4.0 years. He was  born in St. Paul, Minnesota, and.  attended schools there. His  .career began.with railroading in.  #the midwest; He moved to the  Pacific Northwest in 1923 to  join the staff of the Pacific  Steamship Company. In 1932, he  joined 'the.-Puget JSoiind. Navigation Company, parent company  of the Black Line, which, now  operates in British Columbia.  Pender Harbour Auto Court  GARDEN  BAY  Re-Opens  FEB.  1st.  rB  WINTER  HOURS  i  WEEK DAYS ~ j5:00 AM.���7:00 P.M.  SUNDAYS ��� 9:00 A.M.���7:00 P.M.  ASK TEACHER  CBC each Wednesday at  10:15  p.m.  A SERIES OF RADIO PROGRAMS ON EDUCATION SPONSORED  BY THE B.C. PROVINCIAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE.  FEB.  FEB.  5 ��� "The High School Program"  ..I. F. .Douglas, Principal, New Westminster  Senior High School.  ?iJ2t��� "Examinations, Report Cards "and Promotions'!  Dr. S. A. Miller, Director of Research and   >  'y������:��� ���:-���������     Special Services, Vancouver School Board. "  19���-"Character and Discipline" ���]  '    'V C. L  Taylor, Inspector  of. Schools? We-siti'Van.  FEB.,l      26 ��� "What is a Good Teacher?"  ? Dean N? V. Scarfe, College of Education, UB^C.  MARCH     S ��� "What Education Costs"  ?'?.,        J. A. Spragge, Executive Assistant, B. C.  ;: Teachers' Federation.  ���' /.     ��� . ' ��� ��� '       ���.  Program    Chairman'��� J. H. Hazelwobd, Vancouver Sun Reporter.  (This advertisement is placed by the B. C. Teachers' Federation,  ,;? 1815 West.Seventh Avenue, Vancouver 9, B.C.)  When you  require one phone  ���   r  The Coast J^ews  Gibsons 45Q  your needs can he  THE HEART OF ADRAIN  The wise English philosopher,  Dr. Samuel Johnson, didn't liita  people who were hesitant or halfhearted. He said fof a contemporary,     Addison, "Addison 'thinks-  clearly but   very lightly." Johnson liked men who could make  up    their    minds    emphatically.  Here    is    a story about, a man  whom Johnson would have liked  immensely. "  During the first three hundred?  years of its history there w^a.3.  bitter persecution of Christianity,  and thousands- of devout' people  suffered, many of. them being  tortured to death? This is'not to  be wondered at considering the  age in? ..which these events- -took  place. TlT& coming of Christianity  meant/the overthrow of heathen  systems, of religion, and so whenever there was a pagan festival  there was a fanatical and savage  wave of animosity against Christian believers. ���  V      * '. 'fi    'fi  ���    ������.'/  Often in crowded arenas the  spectators watched Christians being torn limb from limb by'wiid  beasts, and while their heroic  courage frequently impressed the  onlookers, the lust for bjood prevailed as the frenzied crowds  shouted: "Away with, the athe- .  ists." . .  Among the many who showed  almost unbelievable courage was  a young. Roman named Adrian.  He was a Praetorian Guard during the reign of Emperor Gal-  eriuS Maximian, a reign characterized by miuch savage and  brutal persecution of Christians.  In AD. 280 Adrian was twenty-  eight years of age and his skillv  and daring as a soldier had led  to ��� one promotion after another,  like the Apostle Paul many  years earlier, he had been zealous in the persecution >ef those  Vho followed Jesus and for tlit  same reason��� he believed they  were a menace..But the calmness  and courage of those he was sent  to torture made a deep impression upon him. There was nothingi y-^Ung Adriani^admired so?  liiuch as fortitude under suffering", and here among these Chris-?,  tians he came face to face, with  Printed Pattern  -._>*  9134  ONE  SIZE   _x     MEDIUM  Jiffy-Cut Printed Pattern. Paper pattern is all one piece; just  pin to fabric, cut out the entire  apron at onetime. Easy sewing  ���ONE ycard 35-inch fabric is  all you - need. Make several, for  yourself, bazaars.  Printed Pattern 9134: Misses'  Medium Size only; takes 1 yard  35-inch. Transfer included.  Printed directions on each.pattern part. Easier, accurate.  Send FORTY CENTS (40c) in  coins (stamps cannot be accepted) for this pattern. Please print  plainfy SIZE, NAME, ADDRESS,  STYLE NUMBER.  Send your order to MARIAN  MARTIN,   care  of  The   Coast  /News,   Pattern   Dept.,   60  Front  St.- West, Toronto, Ont.  such heroism as he had never  seen on any field of battle. How  great a struggle went on in the  heart of Adrian we do not know.  He was still young and his posi-  . tion well established. No doubt  ' his family was proud of-a record  so outstanding and a future so  promising.  >4* rfi rfi  . To one of the Christians being  [tortured he said: "V/hat gives  you this strength and joy in <the  midst of your sufferings?"  "Our Lord Jesus Christ, in  whom we believe," the martyr  replied.  At that moment Adrian made  a swift- and important decision. .  He stepped up to where the heathen judges sat and said:  "Put  down my name among those to  be tortured. I also, shall become  a Christian."  Adrian lived for twenty-three  years after his conversion. He  suffered much, but his was a  magnificent record, for never  once did he flinch in his loyalty  to Christ. ' In A.D. 303 he was  slain at Nicomedia. His limbs  were cut from his body on an  anvil, and he was then beheaded.  For seventeen centuries he has  been the patron saint of soldiers,  who remember his fearless declaration:  "Put down my name."  Coast News, Jan. 30, 1958.   3  Our quotation to-day is by the  late Mayor Rowland of Toronto:  "I love the hatred of evil men."  Robert D. Wright, N.D.  NATUROPATHIC     PHYSICIAN  Graduate���of  California Chiropractic College  MON., WED., FRL���1 to 5 p.m.  or by appointment  PHONE 172-W ��� GIBSONS  ������".   V  Guaranteed   Watch   i  Jewelry Repairs  Chris* Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  gsasgaaa  Odd Sizes & Broken Lines in  STYLE SHOES ��� BEDROOM SLIPPERS  Rubbers for Women & Children  SEE OUR WINDOW FOR SPECIALS  igard's Shoe Store  SECHELT 25-G  ��S5S^223ESSBE2X?  Ni/iSS-."!*. *i-SWt->>.; :< ���*/'������  6SSS3E33 WSBSm  EEE5H   gSEBOH  SAfVSE PLACE  Gla n  THURSDAY,  JAN.  30   ���Gibsons School Hall ��� 8 p.m. Sharp  BIG CASH PRIZES  ���    ' V ; ���������������        -\ -���"...'  Sunshine Coast  Welfare Fund  SICKS'   CAPILANO  BREWERY   LIMITED  5M08  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by the  Government of British Columbia. 4    Coast News, Jan. 30, 1958.  THE OLD HOME TOWN  *i$Bi>g��U.t font OHM  By STANLEV  ���OH, NO, WE have ah- ! \  TH^y just sot a New;  MOT&KJZED COCKTAIL    Sj  TABLE WITH A BUIi-T-I.M i  SHAKE!? >*N& KB CRUSHER  New telephone  for V  More than 85,000 telephones  in the Greater Vancouver area  * will have either new prefixes  or complete number changes  when the 1958 directory becomes effective on March 2.  On that date the B.C. Telephone Company will institute  its first major conversion to  two-letter-five-figure numbering, and will make the final  cutover of Dexter phones to  the new Hemlock dial system.  Exchanges  to   receive   new  COURTS  OF  REVISION  1958 COURT OF REVISION  FOR COMOX PROVINCIAL  ASSESSMENT DISTRICT  NOTICE is hereby given that  the Court of Revision under the  provisions   of   the   "Assessment  Equalization Act" respecting the  1958 Provincial Assessment Roli  for the Comox Assessment  District will be held as follows:  For   property   within    School  District  No.   70   (Alberni)   at  Alberni, B.C.,  on ^Wednesday,  February 5, 195S, at. 10 o'clock  N    on the forenoon in the Court  Heuse.  Dated at Courtenay; B.C., this  24th day of January, 1958.  ARCHIBALD CROZIER  Chairman, Court of Revision.  1958 COURT OF REVISION  FOR COMOX PROVINCIAL  ASSESSMENT DISTRICT  NOTICE is hereby given that  : the Court of Revision under the  provisions   of   the   "Assessment  Equalization Act" respecting Ihe  1958 Provincial Assessment Roll  for the Comox Assessment  District will be held as foiiows:  For   property   within   School  District No. 47 (Powell River)  at    Powell    River,    B.C.,    on  Thursday, February 13. 1958, at  10 o'clock in the forenoon in  (the Government Office.  For    property   within   School  District No. 71 (Courtenay) at  Courtenay,   B.C., on   Tuesday,  February 4, 1958, at 10 o'clock  in the forenoon in. the Court  House.  Dated at Courtenay, B.C., this  24th day of January, 1958.  R. N. CAREY  Chairman, Court of Revision.  1958 COURT OF REVISION  FOR COMOX PROVINCIAL  ASSESSMENT DISTRICT  NOTICE is hereby given that  the Court of Revision under the  provisions   of   the   "Assessment  Equalization Act" respecting the  1958 Provincial Assessment Roll  for the Comox Assessment  District will be held as follows:  For   property   withan   School  Districts    No.    -72    (Campbell  River), No. 73 (Alert Bay) and  No. 74 (Quatsino) at Campbell  River,    B.C.,    on   Wednesday,  February  5th,   1958,  aib   10.00  o'clock in the forenoon in.the  Village Office.  For property within the Non-  School District areas of the Comox Assessment 'District at  Courtenay, B.C., on Thursday,  ' February 6, 1958, at 10.00  o'clock in the forenoon in the  Court House.  Dated at Courtenay, B.C., this  24th day of January, 1958.  R. N. CAREY  Court of Revision.  1958 COURT OF REVISION  FOR COMOX PROVINCIAL  ' ASSESSMENT DISTRICT  NOTICE is hereby given that  the Court of Revision under the ,  provisions   of   the   "Assessment  Equalization Act" respecting the  1953 Provincial Assessment Roll  for the Comox Assessment  District will be held as follows:  For   property   within   School  District No. 69 (Qualicwm) at  Qualicum, . B.C.    on    Friday,  February 7, 1958 at 10 o'clock  in the forenoon in the Village  Office.  Dated' at Courtenay, B.C., this  24th day of January, 1958.  JOHN BARSBY  Court of Revision.  prefixes  area  names will be downtown Vancouver's MarineJfl?acifiC:Tatlbw  system, with 55,000 phones,  and North Vancouver's York-  Willow installation which  serves about 18,000 phones.  Marine will be replaced by  Mutual 3 or 5, Pacific by Mutual 1, Tatlow by Mutual 4,  Willow by Yukon 7 and York  by Yukon 8. The last four digits of existing numbers will  remain the same; the only  change will be the new prefix  and the additional figure, e.g.,  Marine 6999 to Mutual 5-6999.  Changing of dial cards on all  telephones is now underway,  according to telephone officials  On the same day, the final  12,000 phones in the Dexter  manual exchange will be converted to the $7,500,000 Hemlock automatic system. Approximately 10,000 Dexter phones  Iwere switched over to Hemlock last May. Once the largest  manual exchange in the B.C.  Telephone Company system,  Dexter will completely disappear with the final cut to dial,  and completely new numbers  will be assigned with Hemlock  1 or Hemlock 3 prefixes.  The telephone number alterations ;are part of the Company's plan to convert the entire Greater Vancouver area to  ''two-fiver" numbering in .the  next five years as an essential  part of the Canada-U.S. distance dialling program.  HELP FIRE VICTIM  After the home of Charles  Clowry? burned, down some  -'time ago on the North Road,  names of various, people^ who  helped him were given the  Coast News. These names included Mr. ��� and Mrs. J. Stewart, Mrs. G. Brown, Mrs. N.  Solnik and Mrs. Jessie Christiansen. He was also given the  use of a one-room shack and  donors supplied groceries,  utensils and clothing.  anuary  By   JAMES   SINCLAIR,   M.P.  The most interesting political event in Ottawa in the last  fortnight has been the National Liberal convention to select  a new leader and to draft a  program for the future. Since  this event received the widest  press, radio and TV coverage  of any Canadian convention I  need scarcely comment on it.  I voted for Lester Pearson,  as I believe that the qualities  which made him the outstanding Canadian in 'world affairs,  president of the General Assembly of the United Nations  and Nobel Peace prize winner,  will be of even greater value  to Canada in our domestic affairs.  *       >J��       *  Parliament plods slowly on.  The short fall session which  was expected to end before  Christmas now will last well,  on into February. The hours  of sitting in Parliament are  long, 11 o'clock in the morn^  ing until 10 at night on ,the  week days and 11 to 6 on Saturdays. On top of that members have to attend parliamentary committees, answer mail  from their ridings, and visit  government departments on  behalf of constituents. All of  us will be, glad to return home  to our families at the end of  the session.  The legislation which has  caused the most delay has  been a bill for agricultural sup  port prices. The Liberal government had enacted Farm  and Fisheries Pfricte ��� Suppjbr't ���  Acts to give the farmer and  the ��� .fishermen the same sort  of protection in the event of  unmarketable surpluses that  minimum wage laws give the  industrial worker in times of  surplus labor. In times of distress farmers and fishermen  receive deficiency payments to  keep  them  from   bankruptcy.  <s\..  *       #  Samuel   Barkley  Samuel Barkley who lived  for some years in Roberts  Greek area passed awsy Fri- >  day Jan. 7 in King's Daughters Hospital, Duncan, after a  few days  critical  illness. :  From Roberts Creek he moved with his son and family tpf  Vancouver island. He was iri  his 95th'year when he became  ill.  Burial was made in Mountain View cemetery with Rev.  David Donaldson officiating.  Mr. Barkley leaves three sons  and four daughters, William of.  Prince -* George, Thomas of  Richmond, Robert of Cowi-  chan Station; Mary Hicks of  Portland;, Effte ? Heitnz of  Springfield,, Ore., Elizabeth  Anderson of Rossland arid  Clara Graham of Roberts  Creek. '  LUSITANIA MEDAL  A medal forecasting the  sinking of the Lusitania has  turned up at; Roberts Creek.  The owner'who brought it in  to the Coast News prefers, to  remain anonymous. The medal he has is a replica of the  original >and apparently there  are many available. The replica carries an official explanation as to why it was cast and  the fact it .was" a replica.  The payments were generally at prices near the actual  cost* of production, so there  was no incentive to gb on producing crops and catches for  which there was no good market. There was a 200 million  dollar revolving fund to support' farm prices and 25 mil- ,  lion to support fishery prices.  During my time as minister, of  fisheries, the latter fund hsfd'  seldom to be used because fish  markets Were good.   \.  The farmers of Canada were  dissatisfied with this program  because of the U.S. farm price  support' program. The American government paicV support  prices so high that the farmer  not only got back his cost of  production but made a good  profit selling his crops to the  government, even, though the  government could find no market. He was, therefore, encouraged to * produce more and  more, and so enormous crop  surpluses were acquired by the  government at the taxpayers'  expense.  *    *    #  The Conservative party in  the electioni campaign promised the Canadian'farmers a similar program.- When the legislation was produced in parliament, it fell far short of the,  farmers' expectations, since it  only provided a guaranteed  floor price of 80% of the average price over the last three  years ��� which the farmers  pointed out were the three  worst years since the war. The  bill was amended to rnake the  80% average over the last ten ��  years, but this too is far short  of what the farmers had been  led to expect. This is the reason debate has been so prolonged.  There are fdw farmers in  Coast-Capilano so the bill may-  not seem, to be too important.  We are ail consumers, however  and we all know the fantastic  cost to the American tax payers of their farm' support program. We want to see a healthy  Canadian agricultural industry  where farmers have some protection against disastrous  drop? in prices ��� but as consumers we do not want to  have their prices bolstered up  to an uneconomic level with  public funds. I believe the flexible price support program, of  the Liberal government better  for Canada than the so-called  parity program of this Conservative bill.  Arbutus Rebekah Lodge No.  76 held their installation ceremony with Mrs. Evelyn Begg,  district deputy president as installing officer assisted by Past  Noble Grands, Mrs. Muriel  .Livingston and Mrs. Irene  Louden. -  The impressive ceremony on  Jan. 18 was beautifully conducted, ��� Mrs. 'Henrietta Charii-  berlin, noble grand elect carrying a bouquet of miniature  mums, a gift from her husband  and the installing officers each  wearing a corsage presented  by the lodge*.  During the evening several  colorful addendas were pert-  formed, and Mrs. Irene Louden as junior past noble grand  was the recipient of many  gjiffts with the compliments  and best wishes of the entire  lodge.  Filling the elective offices  for the following year are Mrs.  Henrietta Chamberlin, noble  grand; Mrs. Ruby Rhodes, vice  grand; Mrs. Muriel Livingstone  ��\N.G. recording secretary,  Mrs. Evelyn Begg, P.N.G'. financial secretary, and Mrs.  Mildred Christenson, treasurer  The appointive officers are  Mrs. Violet Winegarden, Mrs.  Vida Burt, Mrs. Anna Spencer,  Mrs.' Ada Osborne, Mrs. Minnie Huhtala, .Mrs. Mary Strom,  Mrs. Susan Rees, Mrs. Winrii-  fred Keen, Mrs. Dorothy Parn-  well and Mrs. Colleen Bruce.  Mrs. Roberta Hauka will be  historian, Mrs. Vida Burt,  press reporter and Mrs. Anna  Spencer, degree captain. '  There were 26 members* at  the Women's Institute meeting  'Jan. 21 at the home of> Mrs.  H. Winn when committees  were chosen for the new year.'  The institute voted- $10 towards the new Solarium,/ a  ward which the institute maintains. .'..'������  It was decided to have a  Garden >Tea? on April 10 and  ��� that the Christmas Bazaar  would be held Nov. 20. Plans  were also discussed for the  32nd birthday party.  Mrs. Haley will formally  present a flag to the Girl  Guides and a bouquet of flowers will be sent to the mother  of the baby born Feb. 24 or  the nearest date. Members decided to hold'a whist drive on  Feb. 11 at the home of Mrs.  Adamss At the close of the  meeting Mrs. H. Wilson gave  a ten minute talk on her recent trip to Salt Lake City.  St  ores move,  ��� -���.,..  The  building  now  housing  * Thriftee Store and MacLean's   '  Shoe Store is to be renovated  and both stores will have to  close for the time, being.,  Thrif tee Store will operate  from Thrif tee Dress Shop under the Post office and Mac-  Lean's Shoe Store will open .  in the building on the Sechelt  bound bus stop next, to the  Bal Block.  The building both are leaving will be raised and repair-  zed   where   necessary.    There  "will be a cement flooring poured. Smith and Peterson have  the contract for the work.  Centeimiai Year Book  ��� ��� ������   -.''������������������. .   *  "... ���'.-. .    : ��� '���.'���' s  Orders  Taken Now; x  5 You may- put in your order now 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 receipt and a ticket on the draw for a FREE PORTABLE T.V.  SET will be mailed to you. Get YOUR ORDER in before WE  GO TO PRESS. We will have printed the number of copies for  which we have orders.  Editor-in-chief, :  Centennial Yearbook Staff?? ?  ���������>������ % Elpniristorie High School,  " '""���"*"     ." - -  Gibsons, B.C/���  ... -"��� .���'������' .���'���"'������' '���"'���' ' ���:���������?'���' '- ���   .-  ���?'..     '  Please order me a copy of the Centennial Yearbook,  a pictorial history of the Sunshine Coast. 1 enclose  (cheque, money order, cash) to the'amount of $3 which  I understand pays for my book and entitles me tb?one>  ticke,, on the draw for a Portable T.V. set I shouiof like  my book and the TlV., if I win it, mailed or delivered to:  NAME  -_~_..  ADDRESS  PHONE No.  mmm  dm  rus Coast News, Jan. 30, 1958.   5  rates  TOTEM FLASHES  .  15 words for 55 cents plus       Support the Mothers March  three cents a word over 15. This   of Dimes this Saturday���have  includes   name   and   address.   Vour porch light on.  Cards of Thanks, Engagements.  In Memoriams arid Births - up  to 50 words $1.00 per insertion  3c per word over 50.  Consecutive rates available.  Classified  display ��� 77e per  column inch.  Cash with order. A charge of  10 cents is made for billingi  Classified advertisements accepted up to 5 p.m. Tuesdays.  Legals.���r 17 cents per count  line for first insertion. 13  cents per count line,for each  consecutive insertion. ,'  We have a good general  store proposition, opportunity  for a live wire.  New store building and new  modern home, in growing area,  Here is opportunity for coffee  ghop, .milk bar, grocery, etc. .  Modern electrically heated  home, 2 bedrooms, spotless  condition, two large lots in  lawn, good workshop with  power wiring, level, no hills.  Attractive marine view.  JOHN  COLERIDGE  REALTY  Since 1945  (NOTARY PUBLIC).  SWAP: Brand new "Nash-  way" autot trailer, 28 x 8; tub,  shower, toilet, -h & c; elee.  fridge,, rock gas stove, oil heat  completely furnished including double bed and couch; for  small house and lot, Gibsons  area.  For rent, 2 three rm. suites.  One b.r. house.  Several  terms.  good ''houses    on  AGREEMENT  Small neat home, Sechelt Indian Reserve area, waterfront  lease, only $2750.  . It is agreed by any advertiser requesting space that liability of the Coast News in event  of failure to publish an advertisement or in event that er-" 268, $250  rors occur, in publishing of an  advertisement shall be limited  to the ariiount paid by the ad-  ertiser for that portion of the  advertising space occupied by       Fully furnished home, 2 bed-  the incorrect item   only,   and"   rooms, bath, living room, sun.  One only building lot, 50 x  10 acres, touches main highway, $1100. V  that there shall be bno liability  in any  event beyond amount  paid  for   such   advertisement.  No   responsibility is   accepted  by the newspaper when ^copy  is not submitted in writing or 'cosy home only $3750.  verified in writing.  porch, utility roonij half base:  ment, on two lots/in garden,  grand view close in, terms.  Million dollar view, close in,  CARD OF THANKS  It is with sincere gratitude that  I express to my many friends,-  my appreciation of the kindly expressions of esteem, iri the  words of sympathy and the  floral offerings which earhe to  me in my bereavement in the  loss of a Ijelovedjhusband and  father. These tangible expressions of sympathy have helped  -to lighten my deep sorrow. Especially dp I wish to thank Canon and Mrs. Oswald, the choir  of St. Bartholomew's church,  the Graham rFunerail Home!,  and the many kind friends who  attended the last service? for  my husband. I ' aril indeed  grateful. ���:.���''���-���������  Ethel M. Cole and Family  Mrs. W. Drew (Margaret) of  Wilson Creek wishes to thank  her many friends for 'cards,  flowers, and good wishes sent  to her during her recent illness  in-St. Mary's Hospital, Fender Harbour. '  ENGAGEMENT  ���     ���  . > '        i . .���. ���.   Mr. aricL IMCrs.* Herbert Lymer  wish to announce the engagement of their daughter Frances  Beverley to Allen H. Jackson,  youngest son of Mrs. L.S. Jackson of vWilson Creek. Wedding  will take place in May.  HELP WANTED (FEMALE)  Davis Bay, right on waterfront," large lot, cosy 2 bedroom  home, electric hot 'water, power wired. Only $6750 on easy  terms.  INSURANCE SERVICE THAT  ������'-: SATISFIES  TOTEM REALTY  GIBSONS  FOR SALE  1951 Ford Pickup, 28,400". original miles, in perfect condition. $500, can be financed.  Apply to H. Kennettt, opp Legion, Gibsons. ���'   '������   .^   -���   ���  1 Hayes single axle log trailer  with sub floor and bunks. $900  or will trade for pick-up of  equal-value. For further details  contact Rae's Shell Service,  ���Halfmooh Bay. Phone Sechelt  ;7w.;.; y- ���������������������  1950 Plymouth, good running  condition.- $325. Phone Sechelt  ;i4G.: :??>'?-??;  AVON PRODUCTS  Phone Mrs. Rudolph, Gibsons  !28G.fRepeat offer.- Free hand > 'ZT^Z^'ZT'T^TwTZ^  cream  with - the  purchase   of     FVI R F, ^ TT O K Y  any one  of  these three  sale    *-'"**-'v>-a V^v x  Razors hurt you; Howe Sound  is damp;  Acids stain you;   drugs  cause  '   cramp;  Guns aren't lawful; nooses give  Gas smells awful: you might as  well live.  Cheer up! Buy a lot!  Georgian Block, near P.O.  Phone 37 & 199, Gibsons  DRUMMOND REALTY  Always has good buys  Notary Public  Gibsons Phone 39  WANTED TO RENT  -  ��� .        ���"   Reliable adults wish 2 brm.  houses within handy walking  distance to Post Office. See  Mrs. Ritchey at Gibsons Bakery  or Phone 107W.  TO RENT ~    ~ "  At Selma Park, 2 bedpoom  home. Phone Gibsons 262.  2-30  Fully modern unfurnished 3  room cottages in village. Close  to stores, etc., $30 a month. Apply to owner Thor Christenson,  Shaw Rd. Gibsons 68G.   12-6-c  Four   room   suite,   bathroom,  full plumbing. Phone Gibsons  .157.  Suite to rent, self-contained,  private entrance. Phone Gib-  sone 88M.  New suite, modern, lovely  view, some furniture, ? light  heat, water supplied, no children. Rental only $75 month.  Totem Realty, Phone 44, Gib- v  sons, B.C.  Modern cottage for bachelor,  male or female. $20. C..P. Ballentine,  DmECTpRY  (Contiausd)  D.J. ROY, P. Eng., B.C.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  ' PENINSULA    CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone:  Gibsons 100  MARSHALL'S  PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134. 104, or 33  ��������   i"��� - ���'.��� ��� - ���  --���i..���   i    i      i   I.  Electrical work   .  "all types  .SIM   ELECTRIC LTD.  Phone Sechelt 161  Eves. 130 or 18R.  r~  : AVON COSMETICS  Needed immediately" 4 ladies  with ambition, to earn money  near home. Good income.  Write Mrs. J. Mulligan, West-  syde, "Kamloops.    ?  HELP WANTED (MALE)  Reliable man with car to manage established Fuller Brush  territory, earnings above av- ���  erage. For information write  G.F. .WELDEN, 760 Chestnut  St., Nanaimo, B.C. Phone Na-  naimo  1870-Y4.    ,       '      L-tfn  ANNOUNCEMENT  Power saws sharpened on  short notice. Ph. 250, Gibsons.  12-5-c  TIMBER  CRUISING      "  K.M. Bell, 1987 Cornwall St.,  Vancouver   9,   Phone    CEclar  0683.  Saws filed. Galley's woodworking shop, North of Super-  Valu. :  items which are now at special  '������prices^:-rich^i-:,inpisture. cream,  strawberry cooler arid hormone criearii. Other specials,  lipsticks,. foundation creams,  face powder, bath oil, cream  lotions, hair products and toilet water. 2-30  2.bedroom home close to Porpoise Bay on pavement. Phone  Sechelt 44G.      , 3-30  Why pay more? Gravel or sand'  best quality,  Special rates on  large    quantities.    Also    fill.  Snodgrass, Selma Park, Phone  Sechelt 68Y. tfn  Used house appliances. 9' Kel-  vinator Fridge, $150; Bendix  Auto-Washer $85; Oil range,  $60; Coal /and Wood ranges.  $60 - $125. Parker's Hardware  Sechelt 51." tfn  Electrolux vacuum cleaner, $25  English Valor heater, \ $22. Ph.  Gibsons  147.  Fireplaces,   $200   -  up.  Brick  and stone- work at reasonable  priceE.. Alex   Simpkims,   Gib-.  sons 217Q.  Custom cut and delivered. Alder, $10, Fir $12 cord. Alex  Simpkins, Gibsons 217Q.     *  Service Fuels. Large, loads,  good alder, some fir. Phone  Gibsons 173Q.  at    LANG'S    DRUGSTORES,  JJsed electrie and^gasjranges,  Asiatic flu vaccine is available " ""  "   "  Gibsons and Sechelt.  Consult  your doctor.  also oil ranges.   C & S Sales,  Phbne Sechelt 3.  WANTED  Your printer is as near as  your telephone at 45-Q. /  WATCH REPAIRS  Watch and Jewelry Repairs  Marine   Men's  Wear.     Agents  Cor   W. H.    Grass ie.    Fast?  reliable service. tfn  For Guaranteed Watch arid  Jewelry Repairs, See Chris's  lewelers. Sechelt. Work done  on the premises. tfn  BUILDING SUPPLIES  ESMOND LUMBER CO. LTD.  for a?& Building Supplies. Specializing in Plywood. Contractors enquiries solicited. Phone  or wire orders collect. 3600 E.  Hastings St. Vancouver. Glen-  burn 1500.  31/2  hp. Rototiller. Write Bob  Jamieson, West Sechelt.    .  2 or 2V& cu. ft. cement mixer.  Phone Gibsons 11'IX        12-4-c  INSURANCE  '-' SECHELT INSURANCE  AGENCIES      .  Real Estate  Properly   Management  Insurance  Office Phone 22  T.E. DUFFY. Agent  Residence 158  I. MACKAY, Salesman.  * Residence- 70F  W. (BILL) COFFEY  Insurance Salesman  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  *oi.iri*��ous service. Totem Realty, Gibsons ��� %  J.   HIGG'INSON  General Contractor  Sechelt, B.C.  Back   of Tom  Boy Store  Clearing -��� Burning  Fence Posts ���- Poles  Cement and Gravel Work  HILL'S   MACHINE    SHpP  Cold Weld Process  -��� Engine Block Repairs  Arc, Acy. Welding  Precision Machinists  Phone 54       ;   Residence 152  Alterations, Repair Work,'  Remodelling, Painting  Floor Sanding, Tiles Laid  JOE BENNER  Phone Sechelt 92R  TELEVISION  SALES AND SERVICE  Dependable Service  RICHTER'S RADIO ��� T-V  Fine Home Furnishings  Major Appliances  Record Bar  Phone 6       \  Sechelt  LET US HELP YOU  , PLAN NOW  For  your Construction Needs  AH types of  BUILDING or ALTERATIONS  and LIGHT GRADING  Smith & Peterson Construction  Ltd.  Phone 28, 85 or 90Q, Gibsons  C. E. SICOTTE  BULLDOZING,   SERVICE  Land   Clear "-ng  Road Bui)d'ing-  Logging ��� Landscaping  FREE  ESTIMATES  Phone 23;$- ��� 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.  FAIRMILE  BOAT/WORKS, LTD:  Ship Chandling  Custom frame kits and  complete boats  in  8. 10. 12, 14. 16, 18, 21  and 25 feet.  *        Fibre Glassing and kits  Beach Ave. West  Roberts Creek       Phone 216Y  , GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES  LTD.  "WE   CARRY   THE   STOCK"  Phone Gibsons  53  Home   and  Industrial. Wiring  Electrical Heating  Radios, Appliances, TV Service  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized GE Dealer  Phone Gibsons 34F  Notions���Cards���Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  THRIFTEE   STORES  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  ; -Headquarters for . Wool  ^REFRIGERATION  SALES AND SERVICE  ON VACATION  until Jan. 20, 1958.  A.M. CAMPBELL  0 and,S SALES, SERVICE  Agents For  Propane Gas  Combination Gas Ranges  Sales and  Installations .  Free Estimates ,  Electric and Gas Hot Plates  FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS  Phone 3 Sechelt  720 ��� OLD-TIME SAMPLElR brightens your Home, Sweet Home.  All done in easy cross-stitchi and other quick embroidery. Transfer  of sampler 12x14^ inches; color chart.  800 ��� PLAYSHOES OR, EASY SLIPPERS are smiart for year 'round  wear. Jiffy crbche$; use rug cotton and rags in gay colors. Directions  for sizes) small, medium, large included.��  517 ��� PILLOW PETS make a hit with youngsters who cudlle them  and teenagers who love their gay colors. Each just 2 pieces plus ears.  Transfer of three rllrllM inch pillows. *  Send THIRTY-FIVE CENTS'in coins (stamps cannot* be accepted)  for each pattern to The Coast News, Needlecraft Dept., 60 Front St.  - West,   Toronto,   Ont.   Print    plainly PATTERN NUMBER, YOUR  NAME and ADDRESS.  Two FREE patterns as a gift to our readers���printed right in our  Laura Wheeler Needlecraft Book. Dozens of other designs you'll  wanrt to order ��� easy fascinating handwork for yo��s��self, your  home, gifts, bazaar items. Send. 25 cents for your copy of this book  today! _ . ��� .  Residential  & Industrial  Wiring  Electrical  Appliances  ALSO  TV   REPAIRS  BOB   LITTLE  Phono Gibsons  162  Half moon Bay  by PAT WELSH  Mr. and Mrs. T. Tchaskowski  entertained, guests with a shoiw  ing of colored films taken on  their recent trip to Hawaii, Sat  urday evening. The Calgary  Stampede and wedding pictures bl a Sechelt bride were  also shown. A musical evening  followed. Mrs. E. Lyons was  accompanist for the singing.  Among those present were Mr.  and Mrs. D. Walker of Sechelt,,  Mr. and Mrs. H."Pearson of Roberts Creek and Mr. and Mrs.  O? Leelman of Wilson Creek.  John Surtees celebrated his  16th birthday Jan. 24 with a  party for the young set at the  hall. Jiving and games were  enjoyed and refreshments  were served by Mr. and Mrs.  E. Surtees.      ,  Mrs. M. Meuse of Hydaway  celebrated her birthday Jan.  28. Members of the Halfmoon  Bay Auxiliary to St. Mary's  Hospital, and friends called  with their good wishes, bearing with them a decorated  birthday cake. Tea was served  by Auxiliary members. Those  present were Mrs. G. Jorgen-  sen, Mrs. G. Nygard, Mrs. E.  Brooks, Mrs. B. Graves, Mrs. C*.  Surtees and Mrs. G. Curran.  Members of the Halfmoon  Bay PTA are holding a Valentine Party at the hall Feb. 15  at 8 p.m. There will be dancing, games and a fancy dress  . content^ for the best dressed *-  children. Refreshments will be  served. Admission will be 50  cents.  Mr.   and Mrs.   E.   Edmunds  plan   a  trip   to  Seattle   next  weekend. Mrs. J. Burrows has  returned from a trip to Vancouver.  Legion active  at Pender Hbf.  -> -���  Sparked by vigorous leadership of (President Tom Forrester, with support of a capable  executive,?-. affairs of Pender  Harbour branch of the Legion  are getting under way with a  drive that promises well for  the coming year.  The   following    committees  have been appointed ��� chairmen in each  case being, the  first named: Club house, Doug  Morris and Bill Kent; sick visiting, Andy Aitcheson; welfare;  Fred   Clfaydon;   Poppy fund),  Jack Potts, Frank Harding and  Mrs. Cedric Reid; membership,  Peter Trappitt and Clint Anderson;   honors   and   awards,  and   public    relations,    Peter  Trappitt. Capt. Bill Kent was  unanimously elected secretary-  treasurer.  Elected to honorary member  ship were Jack Cumming, Ray  Elke, Bill Matier and Jim Ty-  ner. And ���- as he hadn't got  enough to do ��� *Peter Trappitt  (who is in addition to one or  two other jobs, Zone Secretary) was bludgeoned into the  job of sergeant-at-arms and  branch training officer.  At the last general meeting,  it was unanimously decided to  confer the honor of a life membership in the Legion to the  oldest active member of the  branch, Capt. (R.N. Ret.) Bob  Jermain.       '  .Bob is a veteran of the Boxer Rebellion of 1900; he served  with the Royal Navy throughout World War I, and ���was present at the Battle of Jutland? He  also served in the Canadian  Navy during the Second World  War.  Sechelt News  BY MRS. A.A. FRENCH  Mrs.   Jack    Redman    came  back from Vancouver for the  .Weekend.   She   expects   to   be  back permanently at the end  of January.   ��  The De Pencier Evening circle of St. Hilda's Anglican  Church,met at he home of  Mrs. T. Lamb. Mrs. G. Kennedy was . elected president  and Mrs. H. Payne, vice-president; Mrs. L. Potts, secretary;  and Mrs. W. Toynbee, treasur-,  er. A social evening will be  held in the Parish Hall, Feb-  14. Members, at. the meeting  were P. Hemstreet, V. Clayton,  W. Toynbee, L. Potts, A. King,  J. Lucken, B. Kennedy, E. Pollock, M. Lamb and F. Newton.  Miss Peggy Gill is here on a  visit .from Port Mellon, guest  of tne Lloyd Emersons.  Palmistry is said to have existed in China nearly five  thousand years ago.  LIKES HIS WORK  Nice work when he can get it,  is . the way Giovanni Brunetti  describes his day's labor's as a  wine qraffer. At Frascati, Italy,  he tossed off 50 glasses in half  an hour, which made him the  champion tippler of the area, and  for a time, the happiest.  Church Services  ANGLICAN  Septuagusima  St. Bartholomew's,    Gibsons  11.00   am Choral  Communion  J 1.00 a.m. Sunday School  St. Hilda's    Sechelt  11 a.m. Sunday School  11.00 a.m. Morning Prayer  St. Aidan's. Roberts Creek  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  3.15 p.m.  Evensong  The Community Church  Port Mellon, 7.30 p.m.  UNITED  Gibson-  9.45 a.m. Sunday School  11   a.m. Divine Service  Roberts C"eek, 2 p.m.  Wilson   Creek  Sunday School 11 a.m.  3:30 p.m. Divine Service  ST. VINCENT'S      ���  Holy  Family,  Sechelt,    9 a.m  St. Mary's. Gibsons, 10.30 a.m.  Port Mellon,   first  Sunday  ot  each month at-11.35 a.m  CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS  Church service and Sunday  School, 11 a.m. in Roberts  Creek United Church  PENTECOSTAL  n   a.m    Devotional  9.45 a.m. Sunday School  7.30 p.m. Gospel Service  Mid-w~ek   services as  announced  - Bethal   Bantist   Church  7:30  P.M..   Wed..   Prayer  11:15 A.M., Worship Service  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  Pender Harbour Tabernack  Sunday School. 10 a.m.  12:00 a.m. Morning   Service  7:30 p,m, Wednesday     Prayer Meeting. 6    Coast News, Jan. 30,  1958.  SCOTT'S SCRAP BOOK  ��� When Dave Reeg. presented  Gibsons Village Commission  with the gavel he had used for  many years he commented on  the standard of village commissioners Gibsons has been  favored with. Here are his remarks made recently when the  presentation was made.  "We all realize this is an unprecedented meeting. It's the  first one in our . centennial  year and the first one since the  new municipal act decreed that  all chairmen had to* be elected  by ratepayers..  "We, like a number of other  villages put our chairman in  by acclamation. Making due allowance for political apathy, I  feel confident that the good  service rendered by the chairman was the reason for the  ' acclamation. We have had few  elections in the last years, further testimony to the good  work of the* council. ���������'  "May I, Mr. Chairman,  speaking for your many good  friends, mark this occasion in a  simple way.  The British Parliament,   Ottawa and Victoria  -have   their   maces   and   mace  bearers ��� we can well rftall  the decorous procession when  the late Jerry McGeer wearing  the gold   chain  and robes of"  office   was   preceded   by   the  stately   mace   bearer "to   tjie  ���council chamber. I am not bearing any mace but I have here  a gavel. Needless to state there  is little value  attached to  it,  therefore, I would ask you to  think of it in its symbolic sense  "This gavel in the- last half  century has been in the hands  of   chairmen   presiding   over.  many distinguished gatherings.  You will not need any mace to  keep   order   in   this chamber,  so  I  feel ,it  fitting that this  gavel, rather than lay idle in  my home should be used here,  in this historic chamber, gateway   to   the  'Sunshine   Coast.  'Congratulations and best wishes Mr. Chairman to your worthy secretary,  fellow commissioners and yourself. Keep up  your good work."  vByR.j.sCQTT/     Simple facts  fi  fV -io vwizitictkfow** you  . MUS< RECOqHlZE 14,000  V/QRD& <0 READ A MQDE.R.M  NEWSPAPER. lN-fELUQENlLY.  A Y/EU.-R.EAD PERSON  R��C0QHi2ES Some 50,000 words.  ^e1ree -Toads YkroaY  A<> LARQE. AS'fHt RES!  cf. *& BODY V/riLH if  SfAKf's ITS EViHlKC SOHG-  Particularism.  EXCLUSIVE. OR.  iPEClAJ. DEVCrflON  ���fo A. PARTICULAR  lN-fEMSf, SUBJECT.  PAR-<Y, ������<, Efc.  PARTICULARISM  ���rtffo/oSK,  -THE DOC-fRWE  -fHA-f REDEMPTION  -friR.OUqKCKR.lS-f  is provided anvf:  FOR -friE ELECT.  < PARTICULARISM.  5UPPOR-1 A PlAHO          ~-  jk Kid-air *p  yU.  TOMORROW'S DINNER  Cream, of  Spinach: Soup '  JPotb Roast; of Beef        '??  ���i  Browned 'Parsnips   y^.-..  Filled  Potato   Dumplings  Jellied Fruit Cocktail  All measurements are level:  recipes proportioned lo serye  4 to 6  Pot Roast of Beef: Rub 5 lb.  rolled pot roast of beef all over  with the following mixture: V?.  tsp. garlic salt, 1 tsp. onion salt,  lVz tsp table salt, V4 tsp. powdered bay leaf and XA tsp. pepper.  Brown all over in its- own fat  in a heavy kettle. This takes  about 30 min.  In a saucepan, combine 1 (10V>  oz.) can vegetable juice and }/i  can-measure water. Bring to  boiling point.  Pofur around the pot roast.  Coyer. Simmer-cook 2Vz to 3 hrs.  or^until fork-tender.  Remove excess fat from the  drippings in the kettle and make  gravy. Serve with filled potato  dumplings or parshed flaky potatoes.  Filled Potato Dumplings:  Grate . 6 medium-sized, cooked  white potatoes. Add 1 grated,  medium-sized -peeled onion and  1 well beaten egg. Stir in Vz c.  sifted enriched flour, V2 tsp.  salt, 3 tsp. baking powder and 2  tbsp. milk. Shape into balls the  size of golf balls.  Have ready a filling made of  3A c. minced smoked ham mixed  with 2 minced slices onion,  cooked until, yellowed in Va c.  diced fat salt pork. Mix in V4.  tsp. pepper.  Indent .the potato balls. Press  in 1 tsp. of the filling. Press the  edges together. Drop into 2 qts.  rapidly boiling salted water.  Cook 10-12 min.  The dumplings will rise to the  surface of the water. Turn to  cook the top-sides.  Spoon over melted plain or  browned butter.  TRICK OF THE CHEF  For    richer flavor, add apple  juice instead of water when using a prepared gelatin.  �� J9rt. Klaf fkmra 5;b6uu. inc. WaU ftfMi tamed  LEAVES EAC*  S-fA-fEL   IN   A  f EDERA<I0H FRE.I  -fo PROMOTE  KS  OWN m-fER��S-t5  WI<KOu-f REGARD  FOR "fKE WHOLE.-  By following a fgw simple  suggestions home owners can  save 15 to 30 per cent on fuel  bills, the Fuel Oil Dealers Association   says. ���-'  At this time of year, they  recommend:  Close doors promptly to  keep all the heat inside. Keep  temperatures moderate enough  so windows won't have to be  opened.  Lower thermostat at night,  setting it back 10 degrees for  eight hours will save 10 percent or more. Remove rugs and  furniture from places where  they block radiators or regisr  ters. ���."'.';. ���.  Check and repair leaky hot  water faucets. A leak of only  one drop per second means a  loss of 700 gallons a year!  Clean soot out of boiler. A  mere Vs' inch spot deposit in-,  creases oil consumption as  much as 10 per cent  - Motor vehicles are the top  cause pf accidental death up to  the age of 65 years. After 65 it  is falls.  &2��   m  Have the Same Special  for HOOY'ER  CONSTELLATION . CLEANER  Regular Price   $124.50 " ���  -  *uajn,*ium*>Jvtui'��jMjiL0tf<  in the Legislature  s  BY TONY GARGRAVE, MLA  When the Legisature met  last Thursday we had ho >  speaker. Mr. Irwin,our previous speaker had resigned last  year to contest a riding in the  1957 federal election. After  Mr. Hugh Shantz (SC-North  Okanagan) was nominated as  the new speaker by Mr. Bennett and Mr. Strachan he showed the traditional reluctance to  take his seat. He had to be  "pulled" to the Speaker's chair  by Mr.'.Bennett and Mr. Strachan taking him firmly by the  arms and escorting him to the  speaker's dais. *  This is to continue the ancient tradition that being the  speaker was a pretty risky business in bygone days, since the  speaker had to? transmit the  commons opinions to the king,  which, if not to the king's liking, pould be a risky business.  *  *  Even being a merriber in  those days was risky. One of  the last acts of King Charles,  before he lost his head, was to  send an armed band to the  House of Commons looking for  five members who had been  obstructingithe king's business.  Fortunatelv they had been  forewarned and fled before the  arrival of thfe king's men.  The Bar of the House dates  from that incident because the  beleaguered House ordered a  bar to be placed at the door of  the Commons to prevent fur- ?  ther intimlidation- The chief  hazard these days for a member? is irate constituents. '  ��� ���!��� ��!�� TV  We have a. new red carpet  on the floor of the Legisature  this year., Whether this indicates a swing to the left in our  ideological thinking remains  to be seen. Certainly the preS*  ent state of our national economy requires a more bold approach to questions like unem-  Roberts Creek  BY MRS. M. NEWMAN-.  Mrs. H. Pearson and family  have  left  for   Prince   George  to  join   Mr.  Pearson   who   is  working   in   that   area.   They ,  plan to be away several weeks.  Mr. and Mrs R.J. Eades entertained Mr. and Mrs. P. Rag- '  gett   of   Vancouver   over   the  weekend.        \ '. 7  The Arts and Crafts Club  is eight years old this month.  The first meeting took place  Jan. 4, 1950. Officers, pro^-tem, _w-  were Mrs. C.F.'Haslam, Mrs. J  ���R. Cumming and Mrs. J. Ward.  Advisory committee included  Mrs. Helen Lowe, instructress,  Mr.- Monks and Mr. H. Kennedy. The club is still active  and-?stiji;;meeting in the same  building;'  ���"^yji-r- ; -';���'   -.-��� '  Police .Court-:  In Magistrate Johnston's  Court, Peter Billy, Sechelt,  18 years old, was given nine  months' determinate and six  months . indeterminate at New  Haven for breaking and' entering a boat docked at Porpoise Bay. A juvenile was sent  to Brennan Lake Industrial  School for Boys on the same  offence.  "- Gordon McDougall, Gibsons,  was fined $50 and costs for  driving without due care and  attention near Granthams  Landing and was fined an additional $10 for operating a  car without a current driver's  license.  Edgar Wilson, Gibsons, was  fined $10 and costs for failing  to bring his car to a complete  stop at a stop sign in Gibsons.  ployment   and a   national   in-,  ivestment   policy than  provin-''  cfal and .federal  governments  have  been  prepared  to   offer  us. '',.-;���  The CCF took emergency  action Friday to bring tShej  question of unemployment before the Legislature. This was  provoked in part by the visit  to the CCF caucus of a committee from Fernie. The committee of miners, led*by Mayor  James White, had come to  plead with the government for.  assistance after the Crows Nest  Mining company had announced that on Jan. 31 they /frere  closing the Elk River Collieries at Fernie .This Will turn  Fernie into a ghost town.  '������.�����*.' ��� *i��   - ��S�����'������-.-  It was one of the most emotionally moving situations I  have been in since elected as  local member.. Here was a  group of workers fighting for  the survival of their town. We  were told that many miners"  had recently built mortgaged  homes in Fernie and now their  homes are only worth what the  dismantled fixtures will bring.  When a mine on which a whole ��'  town depends for its livelihood closes down it is a social  catastrophe.  It is interesting to note that  the decision to elbsef the mine  was made by the directors,  meeting in. Seattle, who announced on Jan. 15 that the  mine was going to shut down  on Jan. 30. There was no "ifs"  or "buts." The mine is going to  shut down completely at the  end of the month, and that is  that.     -  It should remind us of the  vital decisions that industry  can take which affect every  one of us.; Local people have,  nothing whatsoever; to say  about the matter.  the best brews in the world  come from. Catling's!.,  \i* i^y.K   ���i.*-5s,Wi' i  THE GARUNG IREWERfES (B.C.) LIMITED  (formerly Vsncouver Brewiriit Ltd.)  PILSENER LAGER BEER .   OLD COUNTRY ALE ���  '  UBC BOHEMIAN LAGER BEER -  4*" CREAM ?TOUT  this advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or the Government,of British Columbia /
(Article -3)
Logging was going strong'on
Sechelt    Inlet    in    the   early
1900's and in. 1905 Bert Whitaker  started  with  horseteams
and then brought in the> first
steam   donkey   from   Seattle.
The  prophets  said .Whitaker!
would go broke  in  a  month
with  these  new   fangled   machines   but   in   a   very   short
while Bert had five camps in
full operation on the Sechelt
Inlet,   each  camp   using   two
yarders. Logging was good and
operations comparatively cheap
with loggers   earning^ $2   per
day approximately and everyone very happy and contented.
About 1910 Bert Whitaker
formed the Sechelt Steamship
Co. The SS Tartar?was brought
from the. old country around
the horn by Captain Polking-
fcorn. The S!S Sechelt bought in
Puget Sound; was formerly the
"Hattie Hansen"  and the old
SS  New Era  was picked up
along the coast.       V
The Union Steamships were
running to Selma Park at this
/   time   and   did   not come  into
Sechelt as the-wharf was privately owned toy Mr. Whitaker.
When- the Sechelt Steamships
started the Union Steamships
did not like it at all and eventually a rate war started he-
v- tween the two companies with
the result ^ou could get a trip
from Vancouver to Sechelt for
25 cents or 45 cents return trip
Bert survived this but took a
terrible beating when he tried
to break toe Canadian Pacifie
Steamships on the Vancouver
Island run; nothing seemed to
"stop Bert and he sure was a
go-getter.
The present Sechelt Inn was
the Whitakers' home and it
was called Beach House and I
well remember Ken*and Isobel
playing on the beach during
the summers. The late Ken
Whitaker was. one,, of my best
friends and it was a pleasure
to travel with him on Board
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BY JUDITH FLETCHER
Mrs. OrviUe Lawson of Quar-
rie Bay has returned from a visit
to Vancouver.
Mrs. Arnold Egner of Gunboat
Bay was in Sechelt recently.
Herman Boutilier yof Egmont
was: a recent Pender Harbour
visitor.
Rick Lamb of New Westminster was a visitor at Pender Harbour, accompanied by John Gla-
vin- of Vancouver. They enjoyed
the fishing in Gunboats Bay and
were successful in landing six
beautiful springs. ,
Donald Wise of Sechelt was
a recent visitor to Garden Bay.
- Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hanson.,
sr.,■"•of Middle Point, visiting
friends in Pender Harbour recently.
George Service of Nanaimo
spent some time in Pender Har-
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LEGAL
LAND ACT
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO.
APPLY  TO  PURCHASE  LAND
In Land Recording District ;.of,
Vancouver     approximately     Vz
mile from Egmont along Egmont
**oad.
".TAKE NOTICE that William
Emerson Griffith of Egmont,
B.C., occupation fishing intends
to apply* for .permission to purchase the following described
lands:— -■'..-
Commencing ai) a post planted
at the southeast corner of lot
4762 thence south to Egmont
Road thence west- along Egmont
Road to Bryde's logging road;
thence north along Bryde"s logging road to east? west! line of
lot 4762; thence?; east along aforesaid, line ito point of commence"
ment. and containing 10 acres,
more  or less.
The purpose for which the
land is requiced is holly farm.
William Emerson Griffith.
.   Dated Dec 14, 1957^
bour recently:
•David McGoun of Cloverdale
has moved to Garden Bay where,
he will spend some time.
Parker Biggins of Whiskey
Slough, who spent a few days
Recently in Egmont has returned
home. .
Lee Straight, outdoor editor of
the Vancouver Sun, was one of
those hardy fishermen" enjoying
the fishing in Pender Harbour
recently.
M. Cramond of Vancouver
spent a recent weekend in. Pender Harbour.
S. Crowe of Vancouver registered at the Pender Harbour
Hotel, Madeira Park.
G. Charnock of Vancouver
was in Garden Bay during the
week.
Alan Bruce „of Burnaby is
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd
Davis of Garden Bay.
Mrs. Buckley of Keiridale
was a recent visitor to Vancouver. .' ^   «
J.N. Love of the Pender Harbour Motor Court visited Vancouver during* the week. ;Jt
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Girard and
son of Sinclair Bay are in
Vancouver.
Sid Macdonell of' Madeira
Park was a weexend visitor
to Vancouver. \
George Robinson of Madeira
Park who spent, the weekend
at his home has returned to
Clowholm Falls. ,
Lawrence Brown of Irvine's
Landing is in Vancouver for a
few days.
George Hartley of Garden
Bay is spending a few days in
Vancouver. .        »
G. Pope of Vancouver was
registered at the Pender Harbour Auto Court during the
weekend. He tried the fishing
and landed a 14 pound spring.
Doug Murray of Garden Bay
is spending this week in Vancouver.
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Klein
of Kleindale attended the Loggers Convention in Vancouver.
Joe Downs of Vancouver
was in Garden Bay during the
week.
of Trade business during the
years he was president and I
was secretary. I still miss him
very much. He was a good man
and I shall never forget -him.
Isobel married Del Gilbert
who was teaching school at
Sechelt. Mr. Gilbert served
overseas in the second war and
died on active service. Mrs.
Gilbert is employed with B.C.
Electric.
The end of . 1913 or early
1914 Bert Whitaker decided to
sell £ots 303 and>304 wjiich is
now the Village of Sechelt and
had an offer from the firm of
Palmer, Burmeister and Von
Gravenitz for $125,000 and the
deal was made with Mr. Whitaker receiving $25,000 cash
and the balance of $100,000 to s
be paid in two years at $50,--
000. each year.
Bert   received   his   $25,000'
cash  and Mrs.  Whitaker and(
himself took a well earned hoi-'
iday   in   Europe.  They   came
back after the first war had
started,   expecting    the   first
payment of $50,000 but Burmeister   and   Von   Gravenitz,
being Germans were interned .■.,..
for   safety   and   Mr.   Palmer
tried to carry on with the business and  keep Sechelt  going
but it was impossible and eventually  Mr.   Whitaker was   in
possession of Lots 303 and 304
again.
The place had run down so
much during the war years its
was next to impossible to bring
it back to standard. Most of
the visitors who used to summer in .'Sechelt were either?
overseas in the forces or working on war jobs and holidays
did'? not  concern   them.   Bert
worked hard to try and save
his interests but eventualy Sechelt was sold to Union Steamships Ltd. I believe the Union.
Steamships paid $35,000 to the
Credit Men's Trust of - Vancouver, B.C. for all the holdings
including cottages, store, hotel
and all improvements which
ker.
. had been done by Mr. Whita-
Up to this time Sechelt had
a daily service from Vancouver. The S.S. Santa Marie and
S.S.   Selma  made   daily  trips
and  both   arrived   at   Sechelt
wharf at noon each, day,  one
going to Vancouver, the other
on its way to Pender Harbour?
They were splendid little ships
and it was a pleasure to travel
on them. *
The Union Steamships Ltd.
gave a good service in those
aays with  such ships   as  the •
Capilano,  Lady  Cecilia,  Lady
Cynthia, Cheloshin and during
the summer the Lady Alexandra.   Mr.   Harold Brown  was  .
president and manager of the
Union    Steamships    in    those
days and Sechelt again started
to take on anew look. In 1928
the late Bertie Hackett was appointed Estates Manager, taking over from the late George
Amah and E.S.  Clayton, now
owner-manager   of    the   Tom '
Boy at Sechelt was appointed
store  manager   of  the ^ Union
(Steamships store, taking over
from George Hooey.
Guaranteed  Watch &
Jewelry Repairs
Chris* Jewelers
Mail Orders Given Prompt
Attention     >•"'■.
Work done on the Premises
Phone Sechelt 96
Both these men worked very
hard for the Union S.S. Ltd.,
and   the place  seemed  to  go
ahead immediately. Every cottage was filled and the Hotel
booked   solid  wilih   fche   elite
from Vancouver and surrounding placesTMr. Tyreman was
in   charge   of   the  Hotel   and
made   a    splendid   job.    Mrs.
Alice French was hostess and
had   complete   charge   of   the
dining room. They were good
days and  everyone was  in  a
holiday    mood.     The    Union
Store was the only store in the
district   and   you   could * purr
chase a ball of twine or a tracr
tor   or   even   handcuffs.   The
store carried everything.
During the summer up to
16,000 people would visit Sechelt. Practically  all the pic-
Coast News, Jan. 30, 1958:    7
nics would come to Sechelt for
annual picnics including 2,000
from Woodwards, 2,000 from.
Spencers, 2,000 from Hudsons
Bay, 2,000 from the B.C. Electric and several small picnics
of about 800 or 1,000.
The store  did  a wonderful
business   on - picnic  days   and
the staff -would be tired out at
the end of j;he day. The picnic
grounds were the best on the
Coast and of course the swimming couldr not be beaten and
that is why these same picnics
came year after year. I have
seen three steamers at .Sechelt
all at one time. The Alexandra,
Cynthia and Cecilia and each
would  have  its   full   load  of
passengers..
MEETING
of the
GALF CLUB
3 p.m.,  FRI-, JANB 31
ANGLICAN   CHURCH   HALL
all Interested parties welcome
Gibsons Social Welfare Gliib
Legion  Hall 8  p.m.      TUESDAY,  FEB.  4
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PHONE   SECHELT   64 8    Coast News, Jan. 30, 1958.  Stecher and Horowitz, the  two youthful Steinway adepts  Who will perform iri Elphinstone High School on Feb. .7  8 p.m., are, in the public mind  one entity ������ a two-piano team.  In a, large portion of the public mind, they comprise the  best young two:piano team on  the American concert stage.  However, Melvin Stecher and  Norman Horowitz are also two  separate, and separately interesting individuals.       .  The two met at the piano  studio of Hedy Spielter in November, 1949. .Melvin was already there; Norman just started. Stecher and Horowitz, the  team, came into being six  months later. Individual, non-  musical, idiosyncracies, penchants and talents dictated the  division of non-performing duties.       '  We at John Wood Hard  ware are renovating for  giving  our customers a faster  and morte effieient service  ��  i  i  i  i  -sSi^W'  The late F. A. Dunn; 82 pioneer resident of Halfmoon Bay,  who died Jan. 2 in Winnipeg  was born in Birmingham England, Aug. 23, 1876. He joined  the Royal Navy in 1892," at the  age of 15 years, served two years  in the training ship Impregnable"  at Devonport, then was sent for,  duty to H..M.S. Superb at Gren-  ock, Scotland. tt  In 1895 joined H.M.S. Endy-  mion, -first class cruiser attached  to the Channel squadron, which  joined the fleet at Kiel, Germany, to celebrate the opening^  of the Kiel Canal. After calling  at Copenhagen the fleet return-  *ed to Devonport.  In- 1896 joined H.M.S. Talbot  in North America and West Indies stations, visiting Bermuda,  Nassau, Trinidad and Jamaica.  In 1897 aifc Halifax, N-S. wiis  Xn the guard of honour from  ' H.M.S. ITalbot for the unveiling  of the Chamiplain Monument.  Later the ship moved up river  to Montreal for two weeks? stay,  then returned to Halifax. When  the Spanish-American War started his ship proceeded to Havana  to bring out British subjects who  wanted to leave the country.  Next call was Vera Cruz, Mexico,  and Puerto Rico; and then?Tre*  turned to Port Royal. He left  for England 1899, after completing three years service on the  Wesib Indies station. He also served in the Bonaventure, calling  at Valparaiso and other south,  American ports.  Mr. Dunn left the Navy  and  settled  in Halfmoon   Bay,  then  Roberts Creek, and back to Half:  mooon Bay in 1912. He built a  house and prevailing winds being South-easterly it blew things  right into their Bay, and much  of: the lumber used in buildings r  the. house was supplied by .'Father Neptune. In 1916, aifc 40, he%  joined    the     army and served '  three years in Scotland. On' dis.  charge he returned, to Halfmoon  Bay, stayed for a time then went ?  to Winnipeg where he remained  until his death.  All churches in the' United  Church charge on the Sunshine  Coast under Rev. David Donaldson reported a good year  in 1957. These churches are  Gibson Memorial United  Church, Roberts Creek United  Church, St. John's United  Church at Wilson Creek and  in part, the Community  Church at Port Mellon.  Congregations showed an increase and financial statements ' general progress. Gibsons, church started the year  with a balanee of $598.27 and  added receipts totalling $4,048.  61, including sums from, the  other -churches which help pay  expenses covering the entire  charge of the minister. After  expenses were paid a balance  of $188.44 remained.  St. John's churchy at Wilson  Creek started the year with  a $212.35 balance, added $1;394  in collections and donations  and paid out $826.80 in expenses leaving a balance of $567.  79 of which $400 has been  transferred to the building  fund,   bringing   the   fund   to  , $722.35. *.' '^??? ?"/?'��� '?.,"?  The Roberts Creek church  started ? with a balahce( of  $403.92 and added $567.02 during the year to make total income $970?94. Expenses -were  $678.74 leaving a balance of  $292.20 for 1958.  \ Gibsons Women's Association reported a most successful year which started with a  '��� balance   of  $298.49   and with  the year's income of $1415;13;  added it made a total of $1,713.  62. ?Expenses totalled $1,268.62  leaving a balance at the end  of'th^year of $445. Big events  of the year were the Group  Garden Party at Miss Grant's,  collecting $169 and the Christmas Bazaar which? collected  $372.99. There were also donations to the organ fund totalling $464.50. v  The new "organ cost $797.10  after deducting the trade-in on  the old organ. The association  financed this purchase with  the help of contributions. Mrs.  MacKenzie, past president? in  '��� making - the, report said the  paying for the organ provided  a goal for the association to  work for and a sense of acconv  plishment when, it was completed. ***  Roberts Creek W.A. started  the  year "with  a   balance  of  $38.38. adding $445.11 during  the year making total income:  $483.49. Expenses totalling  $405.04 left a balance of $78.  45.The sum of $150 has been  set aside for the removal some  day of the church back off the  roadside. t  St. John's United Church  W.A. at Wilson Creek reported a' balance of $105.27 at the  start of the year adding $402.  61 during the year less expen-  sts of $338.27 including $200  towards the building fund,  leaving , a? balance of $169.61 ���  for 1958.  The churches within the  charge donated $500 towards  the Missionary and Maintenance Fund, the separate  disbursements of the individual churches, according to the  amounts being part of the total  report presented by Mr. A.E?  Newman. -  Discussion involving  future  building operations of the Gibsons church resulted in the  committee of which Miss^Grant  was elected chairman, deciding to consider further "possibilities and will report on the  same when ready-  Mr. Norman MacKenzie was  chosen trustee for the church  in place of Mr. Marsden who  died  recently.  The congregation accepted  with regret the resignation of  Mr. J. Wicklund as secretary  and Mr. M. Hay den, a newcomer to the church was elected in  his place. Mr. Hayden was also ,  . named to the board of stewards  * and Mr. Wicklund was\made  elder* to fill the vacancy caused  by Mr. Marsden's death.  The new choir under direction of Mr. Morgan was praised  and- the   announcement   was ?���  made the choir was planning a .  concert    for    some    time    in  March.  Richard B. Smith of Vernon, Marcus A.M: Bell, of Victoria and William J. Bloomberg, Vancouver, <L to R) have been  awarded the 1956-57 Canadian Pulp and Paper Association, British Columbia Division, fellowships. Mr. Bloomberg, 34, who was  awarded $500 will do graduate work specializing in Forest Pathology at U.B.C. ,' *  SUBURBANITES ��� CHAINS  ALL SIZES  BATTERIES  CLIFF'S SHELL  SERVICE  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone 178  PAY-DAY  fe-.-.  FRIDAY & SATURDAY  YES HERE IS PROOF THAT YOUR DOLLAR STRETCHES  AT OUR STORE  COMBINATION  BREAKFAST  DEAL  89c  1 LB. SLICED BACON ENDS        '  1 DOZ. GR. 'A' LGE EGGS        '      /  MAXWELL HSE. INSTANT COFFEE  BLUE RIBBON COFFEE  B. M. JELLY POWDERS  6 oz. $1.32  1 lb.      89c  4 for      29c  FRIDAY   NIGHT   ONLY  7���9 p.m.  1 lb. HARD MIXED CANDY  1 Qt. Btl. CANADA DRY ORANGE  (While ihe stock lasts)  We carry a full line of Ladies' and Men's RUBBER BOOTS  at competitive prices. Why not drop in Friday night and have  coffee on us and browse around the store.  t-'f  MADEIRA PARK P.O.  PHONE 251  first volume  now ready  ?Ini the distinctive blue-grey  binding of Volume One of EN-  : CYCLOPEDIA CANADIANA the  first; comprehensive, fully repre:  . sentative work on Canada by  -Canadians is published.  Just off the, presses it covers-  ���the subjects o'f Abalone (West  C.oast mollusc) to Blowers  (Sampson Salter B., chief justice  of Nova Scotia 1797-1833), the  set being exclusively a reference  on Canada* her life, geography,  ��� history and people. So is it fitting- that .each volume of the  matufted set will have a front  cover \ design representing one  phase of Canada's life.  The first cover" depicts agriculture, and it is appropriate that.  Canada's oldest industry ^hould  be the1 'initial design of a series  which will go "-on to represent  construction, education, fisheries,  . heavy industry, lumber industry,  mining, sciences and professions,  transportation andl homemak-  ihg. These subsequent volumes  are expected to come off the  presses at the rate of one a.  month.      ' - ''  '  Every volume is profusely illustrated both in black and  white, - and colour, with full  color supplements1 on Canada's  history, geography, art, birdlife,  flags and emblems. A thirty-two  page atlas, the most modern on  Canada, is included in the contents, presenting modern cartography at its best.  The typography and layout,  found, in the new encyclopedia  are different from other similiar  reference works.. The type is  clear and readable, with prolific  use of artwork, photographs. and  graphs, making the copy enjoyable, yet greatly enlightening. ,  Advanced methods have been  used to provide a. lively publication, with ample white space.  This is evident, in Volume One,  Which has already received commendation from professional anrl  lay authorities, as well as the.  general public.  A big picture  It's a big picture is Pyjama  Game and it is coming to the  Gibsons Theatre Thursday,  Friday and Saturday. Stars, in  it are Doris Day, John Riatt,  Carol Haney and Eddie Foy Jr.  Music and lyrics are by Ad-  ler and <R<?ss and the musical  comedy" from which the picture is taken ran for a long  time. on Broadway. It deals  with labor troubles in the  Sleeptite Pyjama factory with  a somewhat humorous love  motive iriterwovfen. The whole  picture contains comedy such  as the crisis when the pyjama  tops department is 15 minutes  behind the bottoms department.  It is in color.  More phones  The number of telephones in  use in the area from Port Mel-  , Ion to Pender Harbour now  totals 1443 according to" the  Nov. 1-tally by the B.C. Telephone company.  There are now 742 through  the Gibsons exchange, 521  through Sechelt exchange and  , 168 through Pender Harbour  automatic exchange. In a little more than . 10 years the  number has grown from 87 for  the whole area to almost 1,500  telephones in operation and  phone men report the end i's  not yet in sight.  TO THE  ii!  Ski club busy  Last Sunday Mt. Elphinstone  Ski Club took advantage of the  beautiful day to have an outing on the mountain.  A thick crust on the' 5 ft. of  snow provided the members  with some fast skiing and spills  The children made use of a  toboggan besides their skis.  Bob Holden of the Headlands  spent some of the afternoon  teaching members the art of  making a turn.   '  Heavy man  ��� A considerable amount of  mail was handled during  Christmas season, Postmaster J  Marshall report. On one day  alone, ..the staff handled.,80?  bags of incoming; mail from  Vancouver? andv  sent out   48  bagS.   '"      /??''���������'- ,vVv?Y '   ?    ������'���*������::  Over the whole''mailing period Mr: Marshall reports the  increase pf incoming mail was  about 15 percent over the previous year and that the outgoing mail \ increased by about  13 percent. ??    ?; -  "It is a sure .sign the area  is growing?''- Mr. Marshall  said.; ���'? ���'���' "-.'"        ?-;'v..  HOME OWNER  You  .afford to., niake your building,  alteration this spring ihrough  our Interprovincial' Building  Credit (LB.C.)  WRITE OR PHONE IN FOR  YOUR   APPLICATION  FORM  Nothing down & up to 3 years  to pay on your choice of monthly  payments. ,  Both materials &i labor covered by this plan.  EXAMPLE of $300  loan for 12  months:  Net Sale, $300.00  Amount of Note $330.05  11 Payments of?      ''.'.' $ 29.00  1 Final Payment of     $ 11.05  GIBSONS  BUILDING  SUPPLIES  ,LTDV  '  PHONE 4HBSONS? 53  Self-medication is dangerous.  Your doctor, should always be  consulted first.  ' LAND ACT  NOTICE OF.1 INTENTION  TO  APPLY TO LEASE LAND  In Land Recording 'District of  "Group 1   Nem Westminster and  situate on ^he East shore of Porpoise Bay, Sechelt Inlefb between  District lcits 6082 and 1410.        >  TAKE NOTICE that Mrs. Janet  de Pencier Naylor, of Sechelt,  B.C., occupation housewife, intends to apply for a lease of the  following described lands:-^-  ' Commencing at a post planted  ati^ the Brass Monument at the  Northern Apex (or N.E. corner)  of D..L. 6082; thence 210. ft, West:  thence 580 ft. north (frontage  of my , property); thence' East to-  the S.W. corner D.L. 1410; thence  South along H-W. mark to the  point of commencement, and containing 3. acres, more or less, for  the purpose of Fishermans' Dock,  Fresh Water, Marine Supplies  & Boat Repair (grazing, oyster-  culture, etc., as the ease may be).  Janet de Pencier Naylor.  Dated Jan. 27th, 1958.  Macleans Shoe Store  Moving to new location ���- next to new  Taxi Off ice at Btfs Depot  30  Phone Gibsons 221  Everything  for the ��� \  -  HARDWARE - LUMBER  MONAMEL PAINTS

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