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 flitfrli* ���� &  Just Fine Pood  vDANNY'S  DINING   ROOM  Phone Gibsons 140  SERVING THE  GROWING SUNSHINE COAST  Published in Gibsons, B.C. Vol ume 12,.,Number 28, July 17, 1958.  RAY  WHITING  RADIO-CONTROLLED  PHONE     9*^0     GiBS0]VS  24 HR. COURTEOUS SERVICE  TOURIST Bruce Miller, 11,  of North Vancouver claims to  be first to fish off new $8 niil-  lion OkanagaH Lake bridge to,  be opened July 19 by Prino^s|  Margaret. Dominion Bridge officials   politely   escorted   the  young angler off the bridge for  safety reasons? Spanning the  Okanagan between Westbank  and Kelowna, the bridge is  Canada's .first 'floating bridge-  L with 2,885 feet of concrete pontoons and steel work- including  a lift span.  Carnival ?Sir pervades  ;  roofs Centennial fair  The pictureque  grounds" of  the  Redrpofs Resort assumed;  a carnival air-July 10 when the  , RedWel Ladies^Guiid held its  Centennial Fair;; ^     -  Strings :ybtyZgaily    colored  flags "fluttered   through   the  trees with th0 Centennial flag  holding the place of honor. The  jsmall fry threvir nails -into bot  ties and won carjtohs of pop,  pitched horseshoes,? ate  quantities of home made fudge;; and  ice cream, then devoured cook-  , ies.' ������ an^-milk?jr^t|:the?''r^  . merit bar. ���;. .^ ?'? ZZZA'Z "��� ������ ???s? '%"_  For others" the  needleworK  stalls supplied beautiful articles of usefei ��� apparel, aprons  and? novelties^ There   was ? a  jewelry- bar .where one could  jpurchase -matched sets of necklaces A and    earrings,    pretty  bracelets iaina clips. The -whUe?  eifephant stall ;did?^brisk tous-r?  iriess. "There was?lan ar^azxrig  array of useful and decorative  ���articles from toasters to baby/  cribs and playpens. ZA.A  The garden stall came in for  a lot of admiration, fresh vegetables, cut. flowersVahd seeds  -made a colorful showing ^and  soon vanished. The home bak-  ang tables groaned with pies  of every kind, angel cakes of  huge dimensions, homemade  ibread, buns, cookies, sponge  trolls and almost everything in  the cake line-one could imagine.  Raffle tickets were in demand for two Gape Cod chairs  a hand made quilt> a hand knit ~  man's pullover and a racing  "bug with rubber tires and wind  shield.  Music floated on the air and  ���made the. tea tables a popular  spot with sandwiches and  cakes served at the flower  decked taJbles with cups of  really hot tea.  The wonderful turnout of  residents? and summer people  was gratiying to the hard work  ing committee. Promptly at 2  p.m., Mi's. J. Meikle?- guild  president introduced Mrs. J.  Cooper who opened the Centennial fair. She mentioned  thfe hard work; by the building  committee which will open a "  Community Hall in August.  Messrs. ?W.- Gundy, A. Young  R. StewatilS White, A. Menzies and D^^cCaul did the��� decr <-"  orati-ng, ^-mu^^ V  and tables. Ne^ffie^rk was in  charge of Tttrsy M..^?Men2ies, assisted by Mrs. A. Grundy arid  Mrs* Piper; jewelry;fbar, Mrs.  Civil defence  P. White and. Mrs.' Smith;  small-fry stall, Mrs. Bath and  Mrs. fi. McCaul; contests, W.  Grundy and I>. /McCaul; "white  elephant stall, Mrs. E; Pearce  assisted by Mrs. R. Stewart;  raffles, Mrs. J. Meikle and  Mrs. M. Tinkley; Garden Club  stall, Mrs. R. Greggs and Mrs.  H. Allen..      ?   .      '  Home baking was in charge  of Mrs. P. Welsh assisted* by  ���, sJVIrs. G3? Simpson, Mrs. I. jlan-  ?('ley ;an(3f?Mi;s.-E.   Kluseridorf.  ?|;Thie^ad^e��^pf^th^^lfmoon Bay  ?: auxl)ia^y/:t^St. CMary^HospP  taL were in charge of the tea  tables   convened   by   Mrs.   Q.  Burrows assisted by Mrs. j M.  ^Meuse, Mrs. ?L. Scott, Mrs; G.  'Nygard,   Mrs.   G.  Rutherford,  Mrs. G. Jorgenson and Mrs. E.  Brooks. ..   :':Z::L ���'���.���������' "���'. ������9t[  The raff led quilt was won by  Mrs.    R.    Bentham, -pullover,  Mr? E. /White; chairs, Mr. \C.:-  "Stewjart, Selma "Park and racing bug, Mrs; G.'Ruthejrford.  A vote of thanks-was-aotord-  Redrooffs Resort for the ~se  ed Mr. and Mrs. Cooper of  of their grounds, tables^ chairs,  y. and to the ladies*"of���'��� Halfnloon  Bay Hospital Auxiliary who  served tea and helped in many  different ways. Proceeds will  be used to help finish the Community Hall. ,  Four alarms  Four alarmss kept the firemen busy in Gibsons area during the past week. It[. started  Friday afternoon,; when J the  brush almost o&pdsite the  Coast News was heard crackling by Don Donaghan, advertising manager who phoned in  the alarm. Prompt aciibh toy  the firemen checked it.  Not long after an alarm was  turned in to help seek missing  Allan Grant, 77, of Rits Motel  who deviated from his usual  walk and got lost. Firemen aided by RCMP and others found  the man where he had fallen.  Ife is;now'sin Garden Bay hospital for a checkup^  Sunday, what could have  been a serious fire broke out  on the Indian Reserve and  prompt action there kept the  Aire down. The other Sunday  alarm was a smoldering stump  on the Headlands.  ;hief coming  Brig. G.A. McCarter, deputy  provincial Civil Defence ci  ordinator will be in Gibsons  July 22 and Sechelt, July 23  for the purpose of furthering  civil defence in this area.  He will meet members of the  village   commissions   in   Gibsons and Sechelt and will be  ���assisted by Capt. Wes Hodgson, -  local civil defence olliier.  COOL BINGO  Yup! The kind of Bingo they  play' at the School Hall Thursday night in aid of Gibsons  area Welfare Fund is streamlined andf air-conditioned to a  point. The four-corner competition last week was almost  won but it remained to be taken, it is hoped, this -week.  Playing coach Jack Wiren  took- it upon himself to lead  Port Mellon out of a five game  losing streak by pitching and  batting Jhe pulptowners, to a  7-5 victory over the second  place Gibsons Firemen Friday  night in Port Mellon.  It was Wiren's second start  of the year as most of the  pitching is left to. his younger  brother Rande.    '  . Jack, although in and out of  trouble all night, was really  tough -when he had to be. He  set the losers down in order  once, the ninth, but 11 Firemen were left high and dry on  the bases which is proof  enough of his clutch pitching.  . Jack also ended his hitting  slump going two for four .including:; -a. bas^s ^empty home  run in the fourth inning.  '".-', Norm ltfckay. suffered th$'  loss although lie was the vic-s  tim of some? loose, play in the  field and poor base running  by his own team mates.  Next game will be played  Thursday when port Mellon  takes on league-leading Wiison  Creek ; at- the latter's home  park  New owner  Let's start whooping up the  .Sunshine  Coast   Fall   Fair  in  the  school hall  and adjacent  halls,   Friday   and    Saturday,  /August   15  and   16.   Members  . of the.Fair committee are now  hard, at work towardst finishing  touches in this big  event for  the. Sunshine Coast.  Ainong the events on which  -work is now being done is the  Childrtn s ianey oress ana pet  par aide on Sat., Aug. 16 with  Piper Erie Tnom_on leading  ofi. -There win be prizes for  the? %est comic, most original,  best {Centennial representation  pf $_ie Centennial five cent  stanip, an oidtime prospector  withfgold pan, pick and shovel,  anchor pets taking part in the  para'de. There will be two sections?, children up to 9 years  and from 10 to 15.  Itl^s,: N. Haley, convenor of  the needlework division is  planning a display of old time-  temb"roidery, such as articles  embroidered in what are  known as Old English Tapestry^ Point Venice, Fourteenth  Century and other types, also  samplers.       .  y   Will  all persons  interested  please get in touch with.Mrs.  N. Haley or Mrs. M. LeFeiivre,  the ?$ecretary.       ??      '"/���*?  > ��� - ��� ���-.    -  160 attend  The committee now has tbe  fair books for distribution,  which contain entry forms and  there are some available at the  Coast News office as well, either entry forms or the booklets.  Those exhibiting flowers and  home cooking are urged to  have their exhibits at the  school hall no later ,than 10  a.m.  Friday,  Aug.  15.%  ���Enthusiasm for this year's  Centennial Fair has been running high and it is exp&cted  the exhibits will be of high order this year,-. Owing to the  dryness of the summer, vegetables may take a bit of a  beating but committee members are expecting there 'will  be exhibitors with some good  products to show. There will  also be commercial exhibits  which are now being lined up.  10th birthday  changed  A change in the date on  which the two navy ships will"  be opened for public inspection  at Port Mellon has been announced. The new dates will  be Friday July 18 from 1:30  to 4 p.m.. and from 6:30 to 8;30  p.m. ,  Friday's dance time will be  9:30 in the Community Hall  and the > First ' Aid team trophies which were won in pro-  vinre wide competition, will  be presented at 10 p.m. It is  expected top officials of Canadian Forest 'Products and of  the Pulp and Paper Association will be present. Those at*/  tending the dance are urged  to arrive early to take part  in the presentation.  for Sechelt bank J-��Slon at  Powell Ri  for theatre  K!!^  Bell  Joseph J. and Dorothy Gill,  ormerly of Tahsis, Vancouver.  Island, who operated a movie  theatre there for seven years  have taken over Gibsons Theatre from Vince and Mrs. Prew-  er.;. ./..   ���;;. ?;  ;.;/,. " : _,-. ...  : Mr.; Gill who is^Slrwas; for  five years jmahager of the Tah^  sis theatre and for two years  operated it as a company, Rainbow. Recreations Ltd. Mr.yGill  has plans to change show dates  types of bookings and make improvements, including the��concession Stand..  They have three children,  two boys, nine and six and a'  daughter seven.  Programs for August will be  released shortly.     . ^  * '    i  Roberts* Creek  garden party  At a recent meeting of the  Roberts Creek Community Association, plans were made for  a Centennial Garden Party and  lea in the Centennial grounds,  Sat., Aug. 9, at 2 p.m. with a  flag raising ceremony at 1:45  This will be- the official  opening of Roberts Creek Centennial project and it is" hoped  that everyone will come and  celebrate with us.  There will foe something for  everyone, old and young, including horseshoe pitching,  home cooking, novelties and  fish pond.      - ' .     .  The 100th member joining  the Cojrnmunity Association  will receive a prize. The asso^  ciation is near the 100 now,  so hurry up and join. You may  be No. 100.  Phone e  Approximately 160 people  iec entry. The entire evening  attended the Kinsmen Presidents' Ball in thex school hall  was rated a success by all. and  winners Of the various prizes  and-raffles were: .  y 'M&ffle, outfirdard motor, Mr.  -������G.�����dckie^l7l4..,cW^, '68th:  Ave,jVaricouvej'; casting rod,  Bruce Puchafcjki, R.R. 1^ Gibsons; door prize, Mrs..: Layne,  Irwin Motel;-1 Gibsons.  .. A wonderful display of gay  90 Costumes were worn by  members of the Kinette Cliib  and although all were worthy  entries Mrs. Mary Hunter was  swarded a prize for the best  costume.    , ; '  The  costumes worn by the  The  Sechelt branch  of the  Bank  of Montreal this  week  "observes the 10th anniversary  of   its   establishment   in   that  growing community. It was on  July 22, 1948 that a sub-agency  to the B. of M.'s office at Gibsons opened. for business in a  small house located where the  Ilome Oil bulk plant now  stands in Sechelt. The building has since been moved and  it now serves as the Municipal  office.  In March 1955 the sub-agency was raised to full branch  status under the managership  of R.D. Minnion and the B of  M moved into new premises  known as the BankPost Office  Block. TheJ ~ foUowhi^yeaf ���  Donald H. McNab, the present  manager, took over.the post.-  Mr. McNaib has taken an active part in community affairs.  He is on the executive of the  local Board of Trade ^nd treasurer of the Boy Scouts Association. ' *'  Mrs. M Johnson  ivcr  Kinettes at trie dance together   -. ������ >    ���        .      >    ���  with a good deal of hard work    edriV   SettleT  on the part of the Kinsmen and *  Kinettes resulted in the Kinette float entry for the Centennial parade taking first prize.  Benefit cfance  for Jim Scott  A successful dance was held  at Gambier Harbour' on Saturday July 2, being, a benefit  dance held for Jim Scott, who  recently suffered loss Of personal belongings in the sinking'  of his boat.  It was well attended thanks  to the co-operation of many  ���memibers of the Canadian Le-'i'  gion at Gibsons, and to his  ���many friends at Gibsons, Port  Mellon, Williamsons Landing,  .Twin Creeks, New Brighton,  Andes Bay and other points.  A sum, sufficient to replen-  inh most of his loss was realized and. those reponsible for  the dance -were gratified by the  support received.  Mrs. Margaret May Johnson,  wife of Oscar Johnson, who lived for many years next to the  Municipal hall in Gibsons, died  Thursday in Vancouver General  hospital! The fumerai service will  take place Saturday at 10.15 a.m.  at Harrons Funeral home in Vancouver.  Mrs. Johnson was born in Ontario and during the First Wqrl$?  War was seereatary to the Ovf/H?  seas Military Representative  from Canada with the ?hnperial  Army. It was there she met Mr.  Johnson and they ^[ere married  in 1917. After the .war they  homes'ieaded hi the- "Castor, Alberta area and moved to Calgary  then, to British Columbia in 1923.  Later they settled in Gibsc-is:  Mrs. Johnson was a member  of the Rebekah Lodge 76. She  leaves her husband a daughter  Anna Charllene Graham and two  grand-daughters.  GARDEN CLUB  Gibsons Garden Club will  hold its regular meeting July  22 at 2 p.m. in Mrs. Mainwftr-  ing's garden.  B.C. Telephone Qompany has  purchased property in Madeira  Park for the site of its new  Pender Harbour automatic exchange building. The property  has a frontage of 50 feet and  is located at the junction of the  main highway and the Madeira Park road a short distance  south of the present telephone  building.  Construction of the new  building, 18 feet by 22 feet,  is scheduled to begin in July  and should be completed b3r  September. Between then and  January ��� the month slated  for the switchover ��� activity  will concentrate on the rerouting of wire and cable into  the new office, and on the installation of the automatic  switching unit.   .  Speaking of  the  company's  plans for.the area, B.F. Abram,  B.C. Telephone Company district commercial manager,  said, "At present there are just  over 170 telephones in the  Pender Harbour exchange;  with a view to the continuing  expansion of the area the equip  ment to be installed in our new  office is designed with a capacity of more than twice this  number-  "An interesting feature of  the new system will be -two-  letter-five-figure numbering',"  went on Mr. Abram. "This  type of numbering, which is  rapidly becoming universal  throughout the North American continent, is the first step  ���towards the time when Pender  Harbour subscribers will be  able to dial their own l^ig distance-calls to anywhere in Canada or the United States.  The Plan calls for the identification of each exchaftge by  its own individual designation.  In our. choice of designations  we are restricted to those con-"  tained ih. a master list made up  of words easily enunciated and  -understood, and whose first  two letters "correspond to. a  * pre-determined combination on  the telephone dial.  "In the case of Pender Harbour the designation will be  Turner 3. Effective next January, all 'Pender Harbour  phones will be assigned four  figures prefixed by this designation. k  "When dialing a local number it will be necessary first to  dial the initial two letters, TU,  of the prefix, then the 3, and  finally the particular number  being called, "concluded Mr.  Abram.  A cavalcade of private cars  and one bus load of members  of the Sechelt branch Canadian  Legion Joined with a like number from Gibsons and Roberts  Creek aUfcerided the Zone meeting under chairmanship of Mr.  Fred Claydon at Powell River.  It was the biggest turn ouifc of-  Legionaires ever seen on the  Peninsula and a most wonderful  time followed. ���'.  Guests of honor were Bob TMc-  Nichol, provincial president; Mrs!  Dorothy McLennan, provincial  secretary;  and Mrs.   E.   Morley,?  Peter Trappitt conducted an  impressive ceremony. The color  par'i-y from Sechelt was made up  of Gordon Kennedy? Lloyd  Brackett and Bob Quigley, Alice  Batchelor, Dorothy Browning  and Elizabeth Weaver.  Lunch was served in ithe Cocktail lounge at Alexander House  on arrival and in the; evening  a banquet filled Moose Hall.  Many members made the tour  of the Powell River Mill and arrived home about mid-night after  a day long to be remembered.  Witnesses  off  to New York  About 30 Jehovah's Witnesses  from Sccneit congregation will  attend an international convention in New York city July 27  to Aug__L 3.  J. Risbny, Sechelt,. presiding,  minister said a limited program  of meetings will, be'held m King-  dum Hail, Selma J Park, even  though most of (those in charge  will De in New York. Charles _  Murray, an assistant minister.;  will, be in charge during tha?  convention.  Mr. Risbey said international,  gathering delegates will .'beneEit  from rich spiritual provisions  and Christian association with  Witnesses from foreign lands.  The convention, he said, will  further understanding and goodwill among races and nationalities of Jehovah's Witnesses, and  will demonstrate how the Bible  message and Christian living can  i people from ail ;r?acCs and  walks of life.  VANDALS ACTIVE  A recurrence of the increasing,  vandalism   took  place  over the  past weekend when an orgy  of.  egg-thrwing was indulged in  by  irresponsible delinquents.  The front of the John Wood  Hardware store was liberally bespattered with egys and Ken  Watson found his car in similar  condition- At the wharf, the vandals had continued their nefarious activities and owners of  several boats found themselves  with a cleaning job on then-  hands. Police are checking. ��  .   -   i 0 J  2    Coast News, July 17, 195B.  Iife*e Darkest Moment  y AtrsssTsa 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  i DON DONAGHAN. Advertising Manager  Member B.C. Weekly Newspapers Advertising Bureau  Vancouver office, 508 Hornby St.. Phone MUiual 3-4742  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.  From berries to morons  It is mid-July with strawberries pretty well over, raspberries in crop and blackberries ripening fast in this summer  heat- The general picture in British Columbia is quiet politically  but somewhat hectic in some quarters with Princess Margaret as  the centre of attraction. She should be allowed to enjoy most of  her stay here undisturbed even by topmost officialdom. However  such will not be the case.  Nationally wo are headed towards August dog days with  Ottawa's House'of Common settling down for its hot weather  grind.  Internationally aspirations of certain people are causing  concern in the Near East. The Mediterranean area continues to  be a hotbed of intrigue leading to action not under the heading  Of peaceful intentions.  It was in the mind of the writer that we should have the  world's trouble-makers sent to the Sunshine Coast for a period  where they could recover from their peculiar type of madness  and settle down to become quieter citizens but this cannot be  done because of certain local actions, small in themselves but  indicative of a spirit not in keeping with the Sunshine Coast way  of life. .    "  There are^ individuals who no doubt have respectable par-  ents bui who with a sadistic turn of mind cannot let things be as  they are. They must in their egotistical way leave their mark, a  mark which only a moronic mind can conceive,.  ;" If one cares to view the spattering of broken eggs on store  fronts in vicinity of the post office as something worthy of the  intelligent citizens our educational system can produce there is  something wrong with those minds. No psychology is needed for  reasons to define why the action occurred. Neither should psychologists be called on to explain why many tires have been left  without air during the last week pr so. What really is required  are vigilantes armed with rubber hose of fairly substantial proportions to inflict sufficient punishment to make such depredations unprofitable. ���������-������,  It is notian easy matter to make such a decision because,  what could- be* termed complications might result. However, a  show of force often has its effect. How to do it? Well, a spotter  could be placed in some store where there would be a telephone  and he could phone to vigilantes, enabling them to swoop down  on tiie culprits. A couple of'episodes of this nature would undoubtedly have an effect? P^acfe is wonderful but we do not seem  to have too much of itIn tH_>?world today. :'". "'??"?'*  A POINT OF VIEW  In an African tribal system, vegetables were'not regarded  as food for men, but for women, Dr. W.F. NkomO, native member  of the executive! of the.SoUlh.--fri$an'1xi^  is reported tp have said in Johannesburg at,'the annual general  meeting of the. African Children's Feeding Scheme. If there was  little meat available, it went to the men. Tuberculosis they believed to be caused by a bird in their chests which caused them  to cough when it fluttered. It was pointless to prescribe treatment  or isolation for them. They believed that when, the bird flew  away they would be cured.  One can only wonder what these people do about butterflies in the stomach.  Softball started in Canada  Claims that softball originated  in Canada do not agree with  American records^but the 150,000  Canadians who play the game today can claim the first official  organization of softball competition ,and' can take credit for enthusiastic adoption of the game  in Holland.; .  According to the new Encyclopedia Canadiana, a version of  the /game was played in Hamilton- in- 1898, one year after  softbaU ^"was ' &trbd_ced in tho  United States. In 1923 the Ontario Amateur Softball Association was formed and placed  competition on a province-wide  basis. From this start the game  developed as it is played today  on an organized basis in the  Ajniecricas and in, many other sections of the world.  1 As-one example; the 0--utadian  Army: introduced ��� softball to the  Netherlands during: the Second  World, War- and .the: ^Netherlands  Basebasl Association requested  a-uT secured the right to publish  the official OASAA rules in 1946.  Softball devolved from its  early "indoor baseball" form  tfith many changes of name: indoor ? bail, ihdooiNoutdoor ball,  niushball, playground ball, diamond ball, kitten ball, recreation  Ml. lightning baseball, _nd fastball. "Fastball", in fact, is the  most modern term, though the official name remains softball and  is so recognized by most governing bodies.  The game moved out of doors  ki 1998 with the first outdoor  league   playing   at   Burlington  Beach, Ontario.. A public-school  league was formed in Hamilton,  Ontario, in 1910 and from this  league came many of the leaders  who helped to spread the Ontario  plan of organization. By 1914,  for instance, there was an official  city softball league playing in  Edmonton. /  A Canadian Softball Association was formed in 1932, following a meeting of the Amateur  Athletic Union *of Ganada.^n:  1944, a Western Canada Softball''A  Association was organized/. Five  years later, through a meeting  at Winnipeg of the officers of  the Ontario Association and the  Western Canada- Association, the  Canadian Softball Asociation at  last became active. Its official  constitntiooi was apprved at annual meetings in. 1950, at.Owen  Sound, Ontario, and in 1951, at  Brantford, Ontario.  Ocatafio, with -36,000 . player*  registered in 17 competing series;-  tops the list. Brtish Columbia is  a close second, with five Senior  A leagues and other groups in.  almost every city and town.  In 1950, Canada joined with .  the United States and Mexico to  form, an International Softball  Federation. This has developed  into an organization with ten  members representing as many  countries.  * Here is a Red Cross Water  Safety reminder. If children  are non-swimmers, make sure  they wear life jackets. This  summer ��� have a happier vacation.  A '*���    1' '  - A ���  ��� :&:.h0&.  XevoeR RT��T /wolfiff   ��� V.'-'��o '*' S ���. " .'��� "  FIRST MY WITHOUT   _���      ,'<���      -.������.     . ���  Spoes AHO STPCMNSS      ������   ���   , ����� .    ,  Whereas and whereof  By Don Donaghan  A   welcoming- message   for  p M������'     (guess  who) across Government St  in Victoria had to be read  backwards due to. her approaching from the wrong direction. We'll bet there was  nothing backwards in the rush  of "would-be-somebodies" to  meet the much over-publicized  young lady."  * *    *       '   ,  As of June 30, borrowers  owed the Industrial Development Bank the sum of $64,-  410,240. And to think we are  worrying about our $2.98 overdraft!'  *    *  ' *   .;���'������  Another new 5 cent "stamp  is to be issued in September,  commemorating something or  other. 'Judging from the number of new lick-ems so far this  year, we wonder if the postmaster general is in cahoots  with"  philatelists.  '.������'#    #'   *   ���  The decision of the Stude-  baker-Packard Corporation to  drop Packards in favor of  small cars is a decided boost  to the ego of us'Anglia drivers.  * *    v  According to a Reuters report, shambling '"apemen"  round,' shouldei-s^. 'beiit. knees  and low%rfelieaad^are--'?oaming  central Mongolia, still in the  animal stage 'of; development.  Judging from the\egg-spiatter-  ing epidemic ;i aro$nd?>' Gibsons,  one-would^ud^jtb^s^me of  them have strayedI t6?t;his neck  of the woods..  "'.' .'<*���  ,*    *  Orangemen's   Day   reminds  us of the question kids asked  each other long ago. "Did you  ever see a 'straight banana?"  and the answer, "No, but I've  seen an Orange Walk."  ' * * sjs:  , The Diligenti quintuplets'of  Buenos Ayres are planning  their 15th birthday party.  ���Come to think of it, their parents were  most appropriately  named.  *    *    *  A rock 'n' roll riot in suburban Toronto started when  two youths wanted to dance  with the same girl. From the  rock 'n' rollers we have seen,:  both could have danced with  her at the same time and no  one could have told the difference.  ��    *   .*������  A policeman opened a call-  box in ^Washington, -D.C., and  was met by a swarm of angry  bees. We wonder if the much-  .fejtung hpfro calTied bjis wjife  "Honey" that night.  ._   #  ���, #'���._*?���������  A photograph of the French  actress Brigitte Bardot has  been banned by the Yugoslavs  as being pornographic and  "having a negative influence  on Yugoslav youth." After seeing a picture of Brigitte, we  can't-understand the use of the  word, "negative."  ���     ' *    #    *  ? We were riot surDrised that  ��� thie wife won a slog&h contest.  Bust what did amaze us was that  she said anything in 25 words  or less.  Advertising enables the manufacturer of a product that is be-  comiing obsolescent to switch to  . a new product.  Letters to the editor  Editor: In the , early days  when Indians roamed the great  American plains, if an Indian  got peeved at his neighbor, he  would club the neighbor arid  steal his wife;. That's revenge.  In the wild and woolly west,  at the "turn of the." century,  when the hard iboiled westerner had a peeve, he was quick  with' the shootin' irons. .That's  revenge. ���     ' .  But how in'this enligtened  age of civilization,:. to us living  amid the peace and serenity  that beauty lends, a more, insidious form of revenge lias.  reared it's ugly head ���- fence  building.. The.smaller the soul,  'the higlfer -. the fence.  A man who would build a  fence to shut out beauty from*,  his, neighbor, must indeed have  a soul so impoverished, he? is  more to be pitied than despised.  He should pause to -. remember,'  that no man can create his own  little, world by, building a fence  around his. earthly possessions.  In attempting to do so, he  loses that priceless blessing ���  the joy of living.  Neighbor,  J. Schutz  Editor: The. following letter  was sent to Ted Farewell of  'Peninsula  Moto*c*s:  Dear Ted: Well the working  conditions here are no better  that at the coast unless you  like working for a dollar an  hour and paying ten dollars a  day for board and room.  I'm heading back for the  coast, around Monday, If I  can't get a job there I'll head  for home. At least I could get  a  job  logging.  Here is an example of what  things are like. There's, two  guys from Westview here^ between the two of them the  other day at work, for lunch  they had three sandwiches. NO;  1 -^ bread and ketchup; ho. '2  ���-bread and salad dressing;  no. 3. ���i bread and mustard.  For dessert they had corn  flakes arid this is no lie- Where  we are staying is a little one-  room affair, no windows,  home made bed and two blankets between. That's one reason why I'm getting out of  here while I still have my  shirt.  Will let you know where I  am next.*  D. Flummerfelt.  Power Outage  Electric service will be interrupted Tuesday, July 22/S8 from approximately  B:3Q a.m. to approximately 7:30 a.m.  in! the area of the Village of Gibsons (organized). This dutage is necessary for  the re-construction of the distribution  system for improvement to service.  r������ aids  Records staff at the Children's  Hospital in Vancouver have an  easier task now when recording  case histories sent back by their  Travelling Clinics.  They owe this to Junior Red  Cross members across .British.  Columbia who contributed to the  coslfc of purchasing > dictating machines for doctors and nurses  who travel with these valuable  clinics.  The gift of two such machines  is one of several centennial projects undertaken by the JRC to  marklthis year.  RCMP  RIDE  _*  The RCMP Musical Ride and  the RCMP band will be in Brit  ish Columbia for five weeks during ithe centennial celebrations.  From July 22 to August 30, the  ride and band will? Visit nearly  every part of the province. The  ride is to make 17 appearances  in 12 ceriiares and the band is'  scheduled to give 30 concerts in  28 places. For 10 engagements  the ride and band will appear  together.  Guaranteed   Watch   &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris9 Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work d<me on the Premises'  Phone Sechelt 96  with a new film  in full colour en the  MOST  LOVELY  COUNTRY  British'Columbia's  development has progressed  beyond the wildest dreams of  Captain George Vancouver  "Abundant fertility?that tlatttre puts forth  requires only, to b-3^enriched by the industry  of man to render it the jmost lovely country  that can be imagined." This was the vision  expresses by Captain George Vancouver  from the 4eck of his sloop Discovery in May,  \fmZy':':''Z'A y .       ���..,. ��>, ���  In full, natural colour "Most Lovely  Country'* was written, filmed and produced  in B.C. It takes you to all comers of British  .Columbia to show how, through the industry  of man, this'; Province -has been developed  beiyond the wildest dreams of its discoverers.    .  IMPERIAL OIL LIMITED  With this film on British Columbia's development  imperial Oil salutes B.CHn its 100th year.  Available after the first showings in August tp Service  Clubs, Church Groups, Schools and other organizations at no charge by Imperial Oil Limited. For  details write: Imperial OH Limited, '1090 Granville  St., Vancouver. ',   OAP CANCELLATION  "The Old Age ���Pensioners' executive has decided that on account of* hot weather to cancel  the picnic and meeting to be  held July 21 at the Kinsmen  Club. The next meeting will  be held on Monday August 18,  at 2 p.m.  CONTROVERSY OVER RAIL ROUTE TO  Your    printer   is   as near as  your telephone at 45-Q.  Robert D. Wright, N.D.  NATUROPATHIC     PHYSICIAN  Graduate of  Cal.   Chiropractic   College,   Etc.  MON., WED.. FRI,���1 to .5 p.m.  or   any  time by appointment  PHONE 172-W ��� GIBSONS  Guaranteed  Watch &  jewelry Repairs  Chris1 Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  Fan-mile   Boat   Works  Boats in Complete or any  Stage of Construction, from  8 ft to 25 ft.  Life Saving  and Fire Fighting Equipment.  All. Boating Equipment  and  Accessories, PaintSjiGlues? and  Hardware- '" .v"**  -   Fiberglassing aipd Kits  Agents fbr Spencer Boats Ltd.  and Frame Kits.  West of Roberts Creek Pavk  PHONE GIBSONS 216Y  m cuumm  # GRADING  ��� BASEMENTS  ��� DRIVEWAYS  # LOGGING, Etc*  Call lor  free estimates  Phono  Sctheft 183f  .  WOOD  GARDEN  FILL  CALL  Duffs Fuel  SECHELT   78J  LEGAL  "LAND ACT"  Notice of Intention to Apply to  Purchase Land  TAKE NOTICE that Frank Al-  feerfb Longo, 319 Jeter St; of Redwood City, Calif., occupation  Boiler Inspector; intends to apply  for permission to purchase the  following described lands:���  Commencing at. a post planted  at the sou*thrwest?,:corner,of..lok  6527 Gr. 1, N.W.D., thence two  chains east to west bouridary of  district lot 2006, thence five  chains south to north boundary  of ldt 2952; thence west approximately fourteen chains to the  shore of West Lake, and following the shore in a north-westerly  direction to point of commencement and containing five acres,  more or less.  The purpose for which the land  isi required is campsite and future homesite.  Frank A. Longo  Dated. June 12th. 1958.  .���������"'  Lawrence Edward Wray,  -Agent  :*����*.  It appears that they have a  factory in Aberdeen for turning  tfut Ab6raeen"j0]tees, at leag-, .an.  association, composed of v all  ranks, that meets regularly and  has quite a time of it. While we  were there the following anecdote appeared quite solemnly in��  the Aberdeen paper:  A travelling circus was making its way up Deeside, when  one of the monkeys died, so the  circus people just heaved the  corpse over the hedge and kept  on going. N��rt day two of the.  ghUlies of ithe estate whereon  the monkey had come; to^ rest,  found Che retrains, and the one  ghillie said to the other: It's no'  jgiide looking enough for a'loiv-  iander and it's no' big enough  for a Highlander, so, Donald,  awa' ye go to tfie hotel and see  if any of the English gentry are  massing.'' -,y- -y ���-..-��� -.v..:..-.  While we were in Aberdeen,  the city, switched from streetcars to buses, and the city fathers  were burning up ��10,000  There are two opposing views held by thousands of Canadians on the correct route to' build the proposed railway to  Pine Point,-NWT, where the world's largest deposit of lead  and zinc is awaiting development. Residents of Alberta's  Peace river area wish the railway to run from Grimshaw and  service the populated areas in between. Others want it to  start at Waterways and open up new" territory and natural  resources en route to Pine Point. The decision is up to the  Diefenbaker government which is believed to favor the Waterways route,   ��� - ���       "     .  Eric Thomson writes about  origin of Aberdeen jokes  worth of * old street cars every  night, for the scrap. The vnew  ,,. ,.h]y-sesJ_Mhided ,a f ew, which were  put to wo|?k; on a sightseeing  tour of the'city. The morning of  the day on which we were to  leave Aberdeen, I saw one of  these buses at the stance, as it  is called there, and I asked about  a tripx and was told that -there  would be one, for sure, ip the  afternoon. As our boat sailed at  5.00 p.m. there did not seem time  to make the trip, then collect  ., our bags, and make the boat  The bus driver and inspector ���  a pair of can n y Aberdetea  worthies���^then proposed that we  bring our ? b&g& along "with us  -' in jthe afternoon, and puib them  in the back of the bus, -and the  driver would drop us ott away  down at the end oi tbe docks,  close to our ship, so !.oey woulrt  get, the. b)^iness,?..and..\yeZ.yiould  get the ride, and we ?^^ ^ye  the taxi _are;.;iAhd we >did aust  that and for jokes and fun and  leg-pulling. I'll lo-ng. rerneraber  . that ride, and particularly . ���$��������-<  look on the driver's face, after  he explained to ftihe rest of the  passengers why he was dumping  us bff at the pierhead, and l  paid him a taxi fare. He certainly  had earned it.  . \  We   crossed   the   bridge and  made" our way to���ai curious little.  ^< :#M;1the. vgt,';R��nyaia,|' ��� (yvhicti  ^'WZ$W Jradflle;."name)   a diesei-  h ?iengi^d^smali friegMer _iew last  ? year,   with   accoihniodatiirai   for  about 12 passengers. Everything  was nice asd new, and clean, but  rather   crowded.    The    steamer  which should have taken the run-  was off ,,for some repair so we  were    luckier    'than some latecomers .who   had  to  sit up all  night. The feeding arrangements  were pimple, there was  a good  supper,' and one took it and no  argument or choice. The galley  was somewhere below the saloon  and ithe   viands  came   up from  below ih.a.lift which worked the  same way and made the  same  .noise   as  the   wood-lift we had  ioi our home in "North Vancouver  and I am afraid the rest of the  folk   were   wondering  what  we  found so funny at that meal.  We left sharp on 5.00. p.m.:  Long :ago, I had .madel .the trip  to Orkney from Aberdeen and.  I _ remembered geittihg into'i Kirkwall about 9.00 a-m. the following  morning, after a fearful tossing  on the .Moray Firth.. I .was surprised to ? hear the engine stop  aib 3.00 a.m. and I got up to find  out What the matter was, and  # found that*we were tied up to  the end of Kirkwall pier, and  that it was  broad daylight.  We had had a wonderful time  and hospitality while in the  mainland of Scotland, but this  strange plaice, with, its low green  hills, stone farm, steadings scattered over treeless slopes, windy,  and with a curious steely sunshine which was something so  very different from the "gentle  quietv of Sechelt Peninsula, raised the question, as to what wss  in store for us here. We needn't  have worried.  6u Xtovtfr Wlt&dGU.  ������%-_.. y__^. ��� .   . ���- -       ���~ *r"  "   , ���tv  Win1 compliments lor -your  good taste wifch this .elegant  spread in an airy design of pin-  wheels.     ,  Easy-to-memorize -f- good.pickup work. Pattern 722: crochet  ���Directions---for 4-iri_h and small  joining  medallion in string.  Send   THIRTY-FIVE' CENTS  in coins (stamps cannot be accepted) for th;s pattern to The  Coast News, Needlecraft Dept.,  60 Front St. West, Toronto, Out.  Print Plainly PATTERN NUMBER, your NAME and ADDRESS.  As a bonus. TWO complete  patterns are printed right in  .our LAURA WHEELER Needlecraft Book. Dozens of other designs you'll want to order���easy  fascinating handwork for yourself, your home, gifts, bazaar  items. Send 25 cents for-your  copy of this book today!  FOR AUTOS AND TRAILERS  New regulations pursuant to  .the Motor Vehicle act were approved recently by order-in-couit-  uil. The new regulations became  effective July 1 and bring up to  date equipment requirements lor  motor vehicles and trailers.  The regulations follow the  principle of uniform legislation  for vehicle equipment, and vehicles equipped in accordance  with these regulations will not  run into problems' of conflict  with the laws pf-other provinces  and states.  The following are some factors  in the new regulations of which  knowledge is necessary if motor-  isits are to be in a position to  comply with  the new  law:  1. A driver following another  motor vehicle at night is required to dim the head lamps within  500,; ft. of the vehicle he is following.  2. It will be illegal to drive;  a'  car   later thaa one:half hour'  after sunset by using only  the  parking    lamps.    Lighted    head  lamps will be necessary.  3. A tail light and licence  plate. are necessary for trailers  and all trailers must have a red  reflector mounted ,oh the rear.  4. A trailer ' having a gross  vehicle weight (weight of vehicle  and load) in excess of 1500 lbs.,  SAME NIGHT  or if the gross vehicle weight  exceeds one-half the weight of  the towing vehicle, whichever is  the lesser, then the trailer must  be equipped with service brakes,  applicable by he driver of the  tewing vehicle.  5. The maximum height of  turn signal lamps is now limited  to 60 inches. 'Owners of vehicles  with lamps f this type mounted  on the vehicle roof will have to  ml_ke the dhange. The reason  for this condition is to eliminate  a confusion, which has existed in  the misunderstanding by the motorists of turn signal lights  thinking them to be flashing  lights on emergency vehicles.  6. Side reflectors are necessary for vehicles, trucks, tow cars  and trailers of 80 inches in over  all width.. A   pole  trailer is re-  Coast News, July 17, 1953.   3   ' - ���   i  quired to be equiped with a reflector on each side.  7. A new set of brake .regulations for commercial trailers of  over 3000 lbs. and for buses,  trucks and truck tractors of 6000  lbs. comes into effect on April  1/59.  8. The length of draw bar or  other connections between a motor vehicle and the vehicle it is  towing is limited to 15 ft.  9. A person who is engaged  in the business of selling new or  used trailers for use on the highway is prohibited from selling  the vehicle unless it is equipped  with lights, brakes and other  I^ciors as set ouit in the regulations.  The above are a few of the  Items contained in the regulations. Motorists can obtain the  ���egulations, from the Govem-  nent Printing Bureau, Parlia-  nent Buildings, Victoria, at 25c*  i copy.  l Sunshine Coast Roofers  GIBSONS   173-Q  NEW ROOFS ��� RE-ROOFS - REPAIRS  Guaranteed  wsrk   by  experiertcsd   men  FINANCING IF DESIRED  j  SAME TIME  SAME PLACE  Btngo  THURSDAY, JULY 17  ��� Gib����m School Hall ���8 p_m. Sharp  BIG CASH PRIZES  Don't Miss First Game - $10 '.  Sunshine Coast Welfare Fund  NOW!  GREASE IN  FUSTIC TUBUS  RPM Automotive Grcasi comes in  12 oz. plastic cartridges that slip right  in your grease gun. No mess, no pad*  dies, no contamination. Just snip  off ends, drop cartridge in ordinary  grease gun...and use! And, you,get  several greases in one.  ��� Wheel bearings  ��� Chassis fittings  ��� Water pumps  ��� Universal joints  *  ��� Track rollers  Also available in other  standard size containers.  For any Standard Oil prooW, ca//:  {��� G.H. (Gevry)  MACDONALD  ( WILSON CREEK  Tel. SECHELT 222  *,-.<_,,-  ��.w   +*  -tr;  jSHJELL SER_ViC_E  PHONE: 178 SECHELT  DODGE AND DESOTO SALES AND SERVICE  SAVE ON TIRES  COOd/ve&r SUPER-CUSHIONS  c:06o>*yc.Ait  TIRES  LOOK FOR THIS  "HIOH SION" OP  QUALITY  ONLY ��  Guaranteed. ..  high mileage economy  with trade-io  6.00 x 16,  tube typo,  with trade-in steo  6.70 _ 15 tube type.  i*_^$-?M***  Deluxe Super-Cushions $1695  .New 3-T Nvlon Deluxe Super-Cushions $19^  with trade-in size 6.70 x 15.  All Goodyear tires are made with Super strong 3-T Cord  ... See us for the best tire deal in town  J-24 4   Coast News, July 17, 1958.  i__3_-________r' mamaaBsaai  g__ig________!'':' ^^_____��__��__   i---S-ig-S---ggg��g��� 'WF^mvmiam   mmmsm^i   &  e  TO  ALL HOLDERS OF  VICTORY BONDS  HONOURABLE DONALD M. FLEMING,  MINISTER OF FINANCE _g  of the Government of Canada, announces an offer  to replace all unmatured 3% Victory Bonds with  new 4Vz% 25-year bonds,; or with other shorter  term bonds at other interest rates in* accordance  with the terms of the offering-  ThisCanada Conversion Loan''of 1958  represents the largest financial operation eyer  carried t>ut in Canada in time of peace or War.  It is designed to ���re-organia.e over 40% of the  National Debt on a basis which will  provide a  higher income for those investors taking advantage  of it, and at.the same time reduce for the Government tne volume of financing to be done ih 1959  and subsequent years through 1966.  All holders of unmatured 3% Victory  Bonds (Canadians now own a total outstanding arnourcf of $6,416 million) are now  offered the opportunity to convert into the  new non-callable .'.���_���,*���.���  - V.  - 4..- .:  yy yyy av. ���.'.  . :���*>  J.f    .'���;_;.'..    r       ., .s*t.  *.>"._*;  OF 1958  ��� '.!>"��� ":��,'   'i: '��� '..;.  J  I  1  I  In addition  l-i H I  you receive an  cash adjustment  In no case is the bondholder required  to moke any payment to convert into  the new longer term bond#oW which  he will receive higher interest than  on the old bonds!  YOU are urged to consult immediately with your investment dealer,  bank/trust or loan company or other  financial adviser about the terms of  the conversion offer, ���  ,j  BONDS  r        t  ./:.  .. -.- \  ALSO AVAILABLE:  I       4!^ 14 YEAR BONDS  I       Zl% 7 YEAR BONDS  I . -* ������.���'���'  |       3%   3JYEAR B0NDS  I Applications may he filed and cash adjust'  [merits received now. Be sure you share to  the full in this unprecedented opportunity.  OFFICIAL CAMPAIGN BEGINS AUCUST Sill  FOR A LIMITED PERIOD  ., -V.  K \  m_a_ffiB_____-i- wmtumm^M   i________s___   i^_��_____i__a Coast New^ July 17, 1958.   5  ���"*'��� ���������������-���'���'���-���"������>"���������; ''. ������'��� -���-- ���".'���.���������'���}���- ;,--���'  15 words for 55 cents Plus  three cents a word over 15. This  includes name and address.  Cards of Thanks, Engagements.  In Memoriams and Births - up  to 50 words $1.00 per insertion  . 3c per word over 50.  Cash with order. A charge of  ', 10 cents is made for billing.  ' Classified   advertisements   accepted up to 5 p.m. Tuesdays,  jkegals ��� 17 cents per count  line   for   first   insertion.    13 ;  cents ?per. count line for each  consecutive insertion.  Consecutive rates available.       '  Classified  display '-i- 77c per  column inch. "��� . v. ���  COMING EVENTS        ~~?'.'  A J  July 19, Rummage, sale; L.A.  to Canadian Legion 140, 11 a..  m., Legion  Hall, Sechelt.        ,  July 19, Evening ~ Chicle of  W.A., United Church, coffee  party and bake sale, 9.30 to  11.30, church hall.  July 25, ' St. Aidans Garden  party and sale at the home of  Mrs, Gumming, commencing at  2 t>.m. 2-17-c  IN MEMORIAM ~"~  PARR-PEARSON ��� In loving  memory of our , dear mother  and father, who passed away  July 7, 1957 and August 3,  1957.' We miss you so much  Mom and ���_. 3>ad. Ever remembered by daughter: ;Peanne,  son Kendall, son-in-law iErwiri  and granddaughter^iee 'Pamela  HELP WANTED '     '  Man  or woman with  car for.  Rawleigh   Products   route   on  Sechelt Peninsula. J. Towler,  R.R. 1, Gibsons 263Fj evenings-  14 ft. Clinker boat, 5 hp. heavy:  duty engine, cabin? Phone 83M,  2-10-p  WORK WANTED  High school girl for���.jbabx...sit-'"  ting, etc. part or full time."Gibsons 74Y.    r  Will   do., housework   Or, baby  ^Bitting. Gibsons.131Y.    ;'?''.  ANNOUNCEMENT-    >  , Chests    of , driers, \ middle  slides,   $18,50   arid  up;  lawn  chairs, screen doote, anything  jua  ���f^  Saws filed. Galley's Woodwork  ^ingiho^?Gib_d_w '212*Vy:.:V:v ���������"���  iM-_XPROPP>  CHARTERED. ACCOUNTANT  ��� \   3346 West 41st Ave., i;\.g  :  *v;ancouver; B.C.  Telephone  KE4999M  Gibsons 151  Danger trees, felled, topped Or  just limbed to where you say.  Stumps up to 8 ft. diam. cut  off at or near ground level.  Wood cut any length and split  of desired- Marvin Volen Gibsons 279 3-26-p  Try our MYSTIC TAPE  13 colors  TRADERS ACCOUNTING  SYNDICATE  (Behind 'Post Office)  Phone Gibsons 251 or 285. tfn  .?/������?��� ��� ; 3-19-1  Furniture  built  and repaired;..  Kitchen cabinets niade to or- *  der.   See   lawri "furniture   in  showroom  at   Galley's   Wood-���  working Shop. Phone Gibsons  212W.   ' ��� .. ��� - \ -,:tfn ';  TIMBER  CRUISING  K.M. Bell, 1987 Cornwall St.,,  Vancouver   9,   Phone.  CEdar  0683.  Spray and brush painting, Al-  so paper hanging. J. Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 33. 4-6-1  Saws filed. Galley's woodworking shop, west of Super-  Valu. Phone Gibsons 212W.      .  PERSONAL r  .SKINNY MEN, WOMEN! Gain\  5, 10, 15 lbs,; new pep. Try  Ostrex Toriic- Tablets. For body  skinny because of appetite impaired by lack of iron, 6-day  "get-acquainted" size costs little. Or buy economy size and  save 75c. All druggists.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY  Crane and excavatng business  for sale. Long established,  good return. Terms if desired.  Box 106, Gibsons, B.C. or ph.  Gibsons 107W.  TOTEM FLASHES  Let's go roller skating. Fun  . galore and healthy too.  Something really different  in a good view lot, right in  Gibsons. 76x263 ��� and only  $1650.  ��� ^Roberts Creek, two acres,  small cabin, some- furniture.  Full price only $1450.  Ultra modern, split level  . home, fine view inbest of location. It's a very clean appealing home, well: built. A home  you will be happy and proud  t0 'show. $5500 dpwn will give  possession (block from beach).  '���A Sakinaw Lake, 4 . acres on  waterfront, easy access, full  price only $1900.  .  Gower Point road, very heat  modern home, in tip top condition, good garden. $3775  down will handle.  Hotel Lake, "Pender Harbour  lovely'400 feet lake frontage,  1V_ acres, partially cleared.  Backs on highway. Beautiful ,  spot and a real bargain at  $1350.  ?prop. in anytime.  We have  many other excellent listings.  Everything from, lots to islands  from shacks to'mansions.  ;"' TOTEM REALTY  Gibsons, BJC. , *":  INSURANCE .   :       '  JOHN  COLERIDGE  REALTY  Since 1945  (NOTARY PUBLIC)  Call at  Georgian Block, near P.O.  Phone 37 & 199, Gibsons  REAL ESTATE  SECHELT INSURANCE  AGENCIES  See Tom Duffy  FULLY   licensed   and bonded  for your protection  Phone Sechelt 22 or 158  DRUMMOND REALTY  Always has good buys  Notary Public  ' Gibsons Phone 39  PROPERTY FOR SALE  4 room fully modern home, 5  mins. from ferry, with 2 room  self-contained suite, fully fur-  sished with electric hot water,  stove and TV. Approximately  ��9,000 full price/ Terms. Pr.  Gibsons 112W. ..     .  DIRECTORY iContiaued)      ,.  ������""'���"J"  ���_      ���"'_.���,   ���;..-���������'���'   ������. ������!     ' ���.  ��� ��� ���'          u  ���"  D_& ?RQY; P. Eng;, B.CL.S.  "LAND, ENGINEERING  SURVEYS  P.O. Box 37, Gibsons  1334 West Pender Si.,  Vancouver 5. MU 3-7477.  ; -DO IT NOW  Put your household policies ih ?  one. basket! Fire,- Broad ��� Extra' *  Coverage, Burglary,.liability,  - malicious damage, etc. ��� ALL  IN ONE, ONLY ONE RENEWAL, ONE PREMIUM (perhaps  _ 20% less) Credit for insurance  in force. Call  SECHELT INSURANCE  ���������AGENCIES  :-  TOM DUFFY ���'-:-':-'  ������     Phone.'Sechelt 22 or-158>'~ ��� "���  .  ��� ���;'  -. ���.;���   '  FOR SALE  _���...'?.���'������-��� --;���'��� ������ ���;;" ���' .. '  White enamel wick oil" stove,  good condition $50. Phone? Se-.  ichelt 235:"- v '"'  Briti-jh   Ford   prefect   station  Wagdri,   in * perfect1  condition.  Run only 8000 miles. Reason- .  -able price. Phone 13Q. Sechelt,  3 lai^dbs ^ready?i;o b*utehe-i $15>;  each. MacLeod, Pratt Rd.-Gibsons. ?  Bike parts for sale. 1 new Vag-  'iioj'Fireplace form. Telephone  Gibsons 297G   $    * ;  5 horsepower Wisconsin with  1 way clutch. Smitty's Boats,  Gibsons. .   ��� 2.17 p  One man's bike, C.CM., good  (condition. Phone 227.     2 117 p  1956 Connor automatic washer  in good condition, $150 cash,*  or trade for older .washer and  cash or furniture. Phone Gibsons 219H.  Astral fridge ��� good condition. $25. Bona Vista Cottage,  (near bridge) Granthams.  Village lot for sale, cheap for  cash. Phone Gibsons 294.  TO RENT     r^'���'*������'���������������'������    '.  ���' : . "-', '.������,'!���.. ������,  Modern 2 for.-house on highway near store.   Phone   68Y,  =jSelma Park. .: 2-17-e  A. E. RITCHEY  TRACTOR WORK... *   '  Clearing, Grading, Excavating  ���   Bulldozing, Clearing Teeth.  FOR RENT  Arches, Jacks, Pumps  Phone Gibsons 176  C 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  For your Construction Need-  All types of  BUILDING or ALTERATIONS  and LIGHT GRADING  Smith & Peterson Construction  Ltd.  Phone 28, 85 or 90Q, Gibsons  John Tom  ~ "   GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES  LTD.  '"WE   CARRY   THE   STOCK"  �����*  Phone Gibsons  53   ~  LET US HELP YOU  PLAN NOW  ^vumtM^tiM��maiimmmhttiHmmtumi  152 W. HASTINGS ST- VANCOUVER, B.C.  PERSONAL SHOPPER Service for all B.C. Sportsmen.  Roller Skating Outfits $18-95 & up.  ���'t  Complete stock of Chicago Roller Skate equipment, parts  & .accessories and service.  Sports equipment for Teams, Schools, Community Centres  at regular Club, discounts.  MY -HSfif TO PORT HUM  Please note there is a change in the date  on which the ships HMCS James Bay and  HMCS Cowichan will be open to visitors at  Port Mellon.  THE NEW DATE IS  FRIDAY, JULY 18  HOURS: 1.30 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.  FRIDAY'S DANCE TIME 9.30 p.m.  First Aid Team Presentation of Trophies 10.00 p.m.  PORT MELLON CENTENNIAL COMMITTEE  Gibsons.1, beautiful 2 room" Suite  with private bath and entrance,  furnished, lovely view, hpt-and  cold water, suitable for cpuple  automatic heating. For further  particulars phone Gibsons 151.  WANTED TO RENT  '2 bedroom house in Gibsons.  Phdne Gibsons 285 or 251.  ' CONSTRUCTION ?  BUILDING  & ROAD  CONSTRUCTION        .  Dump  trucks for   hire,. sand,  .'.,������' gravel arid --qrijshed rodk. ?,  W            BULLDOZING  A ���  ���      ���ROY' GREGG^;;-" ....-':v.r  '������:- Halfnioon   Bay, '���'��� ;ph- :i- Sechelt *;  ; 183G.   &RAN VERNbN     V  Cp^teuction;.--- ?^lterations_s^^:  ; 7 Repa-rs^��� Concrete ^wprj  "Sand*;- gravel & cr. rock:  Speciai price  on   gravel'tfill.  Gitjsohs"' 173Q.  J'iatf'ii.  Poljshed gateleg table, Nordby  (Sechelt 153T. 2-10-p \  3 year old miik cow, Phone  Gibsons 74Q.y     ? 2-ljO-p  Used electric and gasc ranges,...  alsoioil ranges. C &"S Sales, >"  Phone Sechelt 3.  y    ��� .___ _i   R4_WL^IGH Produets, REGAL  cards and novelties. Write or  call JIM TOWLER, R.R. 1, Gibsons 263F, evenings.        3-24-p  Service Fuels. Large loads,  good alder, some fir. Phone  Gibsons 173Q. .  WANTED r     ~  One? electric, water pump and  tank. Box 514, Coast News.  ).     .  . ������ -___ ;   Used furniture", 'or what have  you? :&1\ .Used Furniture, Gife-  ���sbhs Phone 243.;     ���?  BUILDING SUPPLIES  ESMOND LUMBER CO. LTD  for all Building Supplies.-Spee-  ializing in Plywood. Contractors enquiries solicited. Phone  or wire orders collect. 3600 E.  Hastings St. Vancouver. Gleh-  burn 1500.  TRAILER FOR SALE        T  WATCH REPAIRS  Watch and Jewelry Repairs  Marine Men's Wear. Agents  for W. H. Grass ie. Fast  reliable service. ^   'tfn  For Guaranteed Watch and  Jewelry Repairs, See Chris's  Jewelers, Sechelt. Work done  on the premises. tfn  3 room house trailer, 22 ft.. 2  beds, propane stove, fridge,  very compact, ideal for summer cottage. Reasonable.  Terms or cash. Phone Gibsons  236 evenings.  EXCHANGE     '  T.Pac'ific hot air welded steel  furnace, 22 inch firepot, blower attaehment less blower. Will  swap for boat. ��� Phone Sechelt  183G. 2-17-1  BOATS FOR SALE  21 ft. deluxe Chris Craft: Cruiser, 105 hp. Chris Craft motor,  complete fibreglass top and  bottom. Every luxury possible;.  This boat only 2 yrs old and  has not been used over 40 hrs.  Original cost, $8,000. Will sell  for $5,000 or nearest offer. See  Naylor, 5 miles NE of Sechelt  Lambs Road. -  .       . ���    -���      ; - \ ; _ :���  12 ft. plywood y-bottom boat  with oars. Excellent condition,  newly painted. $75. Phone  Gibsons 238.       ;       ,  14 ft. ^linker boat, has ra4io,  generator, battery, lights) side  wings and other extras. Excel-  . lent shape. Price $400. Gibsons  54 or 78F. ���'���������'���; -  ���  . ���  ��� _. _: ^ ....... J,   14,,ft.Vboat;f semi-cabin,^7V_ hp.  rWdsconsiri ���"' 'inboard: Phone  Gibsons 302. 2-17-p  DIRECTORY  A.M. CAMPBELL  REFRIGERATION  SALES AND SERVICE  Commercial Domestic  ���   Wilson Creek'  Phone Sechelt 83Q  HILL'S   MACHINE    SHOP  Cold Weld Process  Engine Block Repair.  Arc; Acy> Welding "  Precision Machinists  Phone 54 Residence 152  PENINSULA TELEVISION  Radio  and  TV  SALES & SERVICE  Phone Gibsons 303  peninsula" CLEAN 1.RS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone:  Gibsons 100  Traders*  Accounting  Syndicate  PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS  STATIONERY SUPPLIES  Gibsons (above Post Office)   ���  ���, P.p. Box 258  Vancouver ���- 207 W. Hastings  Phono ���Gibsons 251  (res)   285  . ���Vancouver   MA-1719  ���     (res) FR-4657  Hours - 8:30 a.m. to 5:G0 p.m.  C   E. SICOTTE  BULLDOZING    SERVICE  , Land   Clearing  Road Building  Logging ��� Landscaping  FREE; ESTIMATES  Phone 232 ��� Gibsons  TELEVISION  SALES AND- SERVICE  Dependable .Service  RICHTER'S RADIO ��� T-V  Fine Home, furnishings  Major Appliances  ���_������������     ���  RecoW Bar  Phone>;6v ���        Sechelt  Electrical work  all types  SIM  ELECTRIC LTD.  Phone Seclielt 101  Ay      Ev^s. ^(^oriiaR:  DAVIS & RbBItilARD  _: Sechelt, B.C. *���  151-fictrical Contractors.  ly.  *-?t"D6 it-ybur_el_?"iA '���'  -  "We conrdu-it .best!'?.      .  *' ^Commercial, Industrial and -  Residential Wiring and Repairs  Electrical Heating installed  Phones: Office: 23.  Res:,146G and 59F.  Home   and Industrial  Wiring  Electrical Heating  Radios, Appliances, TV Servile*  ���   GIBSONS   ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorised GE Dealer  THRIFTEE   STORES  Left of Post Office  ������'���! Gibsoiis, B.C.  Headquarters for Wool  Phone Gibsons $4F  Notions ���- Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  .-//PENINSULA:;:      '".  AtJCOTOTING SEBVICE  All Types of Accounting   .  Problems   Expertly   Attended  Vill_tge Enterprises Bldg.  Sechelt  Office Open 9 a.m. ���- 5 p.m.  Daily  Phone Sechelt 37  CHIMNEY  & OIL STOVES  SERVICED  Gibsons 177K  DORIS BEAUTY SALON  GIBSONS  *XJp to date hair styling  Permanents  For appointment Ph Gibsons 38  '  For anything  electrical  "*,: ���' call ���  -   Sun-Co Electric Co. Ltd.  .     Wiring and Heating  *   We serve the Peninsula  -Dave. Gregerson, phone Pender  Harbour 392   ,  Bob Little, Phone Gibsons 162.  MARSHALL'S^TLim'-BING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134. 104. or 33  GIBSONS PLUMBING  Heating.  P3umbing_  Quick, efficient  service  Phone Gibsons 98R.  FROM PORT ARTHUR  Mr. and Mrs. Cyril F.  Wright of Port Arthur, Ont.,  visited at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. Fred Cruice, Gibsons, for  a week. Mr. Wrieht is the brother of Mrs. Cruice.  VISITING   MARSHALLS  Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Marshall  and two children from Florida  are visiting Mr. and Mrs. J.  Marshall Senior, (Gibsons.  Rae's Coffee Bar  , ���* .  . .  . . . *  . ;  WfJEmfOOVAIS DIFFERENT  in  ���AW QUANTITY  THAT IS  ar HALFMOON BAY  See Us  MltUNft nisif:  ��� LUMBER - CEMENT - PAINT  HARDWARE - 3AND & GRAVEL  ��� SAW FILING  Hilltop Building Supplies  PHONE GIBSONS 221  _9  1956 CHEV. % DOOR  EXCELLENT RUNNING CONDITION  1952 OLDSMOBILE  RADIO, HEATER, TOP SHAPE  1953 WILLYS   LARK  MOTOR EXCELLENT, BODY ROUGH  1951 AUSTIW  1948 p^tiac  1938chevrolet  BEAUTIFUL SRAPE  1955 cHEV- % ^0M wcic-iip  1951 c^ev? WIMP  EXCELLENT CONDITION  $1485  995  350  150  Motor  isuia motor froaucts  (SS57) LTD.  WILSON CREEK Phone Stchelt 10  _��_���____________! ime dresses feature  of Eastern Star tea  6    Coast News, July 17, 1958,  The OES Tea, held July 11  at Roberts Creek was opened  by Mrs. Florence Struthers,  "PGM, The lawns and flower  beds, in spite of a shortage of  water,. were beautiful in the  summer sun, and Bob Cuni-  ming had surpassed himself in  artistry and gardening skill.  Brightly colored lawn furniture, and 18 tea tables decorated with silver horseshoes and  baskets of flowers, dotted the  west lawn beyond which was.  a plywood floor placed for the  girls who danced for a delighted audience.  The east lawn ��� comprised a  putting green and on the terrace above, a croquet set pleased the younger set. At the side  oi the house, in a shady spot,  Halfmoon Bay  By PAT WELSH  All summer homes are filled  with happy moppets and guests  and the whine of the outboard;  motors are heard as they hurtle  across the Bay. The fishing has  been par-excellent this past  week, several boats netting good  ���catiches. The grilse are fattening  up but dog fish are annoying in  spots.  The Halfmoon Bay Centennial  Celebration was well attended on  June 30, people from all points  on Itihe Peninsula came to enjoy  the games and sports. Things  got underway at 11.30 a.m. Mr.  E. Surtees, chairmaii, welcomed  everyone and the ladies of the  PTA served luihcheon. Sports  and races for the children saw  each child presented with a Centennial salver dollar as a "memento.  On Monday there was an ex-  hibiMbn of swioaminig at Nelson's  beach    under vthe^ . Jtoe^oii ,of  . ^T^isfe"\^w^cj? ^kiBr^d^.-itea. ��� $y Me*.  ' Ui^^^y^^^Si by hot  :   dogs'fend, ice cream'for the cbil-  ��� "dr^ ?��?';;���'.'::?      ...- :������:������ -���>������ -'--  rT*^:ReaWel?Ladies' Guild met,  . at ftihVha_tne of Mrs. J_. Pearce  on Jul^ .2*?*with' Mrs. J. Meikle  in the pbaiiT. Filial, arangements  forvthe Centennial Fair were com  pleted.-_^e'^^;'wjll. be opened  by Mrs. J. Cooper aft two p.m.  There will be tables of ? sewing,  , home? hairing; a small fry stalls  raffles, contests and a white elephant stall. Proceeds are in aid  cf Ifahe Welcome Beach Centennial Hall.  Dr? and Mrs. Harold Caple?  Elizabeth, Bruce and Kippy have,  taken the Chris Taylor cottage  for July.  Mr. '.and,?Mrsu. C. Creer and three  children a*��|oocupying the _Cen  Argue for the next three weeks  Others at their summer homes'  this weekend were, Mr. and Mrs.  Bill Thorn and Charles, Mr. N.  barling, T. Campbell and family,  the Bert Andersons and guests,  tb Don Ross, Miss N. Ross and Tip  Corson f  At the Richmond home were  Dr. Richmond and family, guests  the three Miss Campbells asd  Miss McNiair.  Visiting from Waterloo, Iowa,  is Mrs. R. F. Petersen, Missy and  Kip. They are guests of Mrs. Petersen's mother, Mrs. E. Pearce.  Other guests are Mr. and Mrs.  ���Cf. Anderson, Irene and Kerry of  Vancouver.    "'    ���   -<   ���  At the Bill Grundy home are  Mr. and Mrs. D. Smith arid Lor-  rain. The Don MacDonalds were  here from New Westminster, a\ib;,,  Mr. Ray Cormack. ' ?Vr  Mr. and Mrs. Desmond Welsh  brought their son, Shane, up to  spend the summer w4|fch his  grandparents the Paddy Welshes.  several Job's Daughters had a  fish pond, candy, games and a  trinket stall to amuse ine  young fry.  Moving with stately tread,  among the tea tables, -were the  servitors in old time dresses......  The worthy matron, Mrs  Grace MacDonald, was a gracious hostess". Mrs. Edna Wakefield and Mrs. Margaret Swan  were convenor and co-convenor  The gate prize was won by  Mrs. P. Skytte of Roberts  Creek: The guessing contest  was won by Mrs. G. Bloor also  of Roberts Creek.  Four will-filled food hampers were raffled winners being Mary Jackson, Sechelt; P.  Long, Roberts Creek; Flo Schu-  ett, Wilson Creek; and Harry  Sawyer, Sechelt.  Mrs. Doris Drummond had a  table of greeting cards which  she sold for the Cancer project and next to her Mrs.. Zoe  Eades and Mrs. Gwen MacKenzie did a lively business in fancy work. The onslaught at the  home cooking toble was short  and violent and in a matter of  minutes was sold out in spite  of there being two large tables  heaped with tasty edibles. This  section was attended to by Mrs.  E. Donaghan, Mrs. M. Newman  and Mrs. B. Woods.  Entrance tickets were sold  by Mrs. P. Pearson and Mrs. D.  Parsons, and* the guessing  game was run by Mrs. C. Win-  grave, v.        y.  Serving ivere Mrs. M. Miller  Mrs. TH. Mbsier, Mrs. F. Doyle ���  Mrs. J. Mylroie, Mrs. C. Utting  and Mrs. M. Trueman.  In the kitchen, Mrs, E. Wardil, Mrs. E: Wite and Mrs. A.  Gordon worked hard. Mrs. B.  Gardiner had charge of the  raffle.  Job's Daughters, assisted by  Guardians Mrs. D. Jonas and  lvirs.?W. Toynbee, were Sh?e-la  Smith, Kathie Toynibee, Ariepie.  MacjQleod, and Ann Lang., ?4' ;   .  yA$%$-Je/$Z&\': /jadies^ZpoWed,"'  among "them "-MvjbT :^tr'uthfers,  Mrs.; ivta&toiflad,,^  terman, Mrs. B, Shaw and Mrs.  D.  Drummonch -  ���"  ;*.  By Ifcs, A, % FRENCH  Itepent guest's.? at Sechelt ton  wearer Mr, aiid SIris."-K penriock,  Vi^-oria; _ Bill and > Kay Duacari  and family -wsttirig? ^jurents,* Mr.  and Mrs. C. H. pomcah; Mir? aam,  Mrs. T. Gorey, Mrs. M. Hawkins:  and son Pat; Mr. and Mrs. S.  Marcus; Mr. and Mrs. A. R.'  Grant; Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Mortimer; Mr..aaid Mrs. J. J. Borey;  Mr. andMrs. R. Head, Mr. and  Mrs. G. A. Drew, S. Read and  son, all of Vancouver. Mr. and  Mrs. R. Donald, West Vancouver;  Bob Hutchinson and Caprain K.  Corley of Anchorage, Alaska.  TOTEM POLE DISPLAY  One  of the largest groups of  totem! poles- ever  assembled   in  one   place   is on  -display until  . September at the University ox  British Columbia. .  The 23 poles, which have been  set up on University Boulevard  adjacent to the War Memorial  Gymnasium, were collected over  a period of 12 years by* UBC and  provincial museum anthropologists from. Haida and Kwakiull  villages on Vancouver Island and  the Queen Charlotte Islands.  ;*rf��~      -��������� ������  GOLD MEDALLIST  Donovan W. Ruffle, of James  Island, is gold. medal "winner in  the 1958 graduating class of th 2  Certified Gerieral Accoimtants? ,.  Association of B.C. He took the  last two years of his coiurse by  correspondence and topped the  fifth year graduating class of 42.  Peter C. Woodward, -B.C.  Electee's director of public information for the B-raser Valley, has been appointed manager of the public information  department with offices in  Vancouver. Mr. Woodward was  director of publicity for the  company from January, 1949,  to July, 1956, at which time  he was assigned to" the Fraser  Valley position. Brought up in.  Vancouver, Mr. Woodward attended University of B.C. and  worked as a newspaperman on  various newspapers.  Roberts Creek  By Mrs. M. Newman  Mrs. "A. Phare 'had; as her:  guest for 'a week, her mother,  Mrs. J. McMurdo, of. Vancouver.        '_       "������''���;���:������/. ������ :  Mr. and Mrs. Bert Davenport of West Vancouver stopped in on their way up the  Peninsula to pick up Mr. and  Mrs.. M. .MacKenzie. All four  picked up a fine sunburn on  Sakinaw Lake.  Bill and Tom Woddley arid  families entertained Mr. and  Mrs.. T. Auton of Vancouver  for a few days. Among the salmon they caught was one  which ended? in 20 pint jars  aud weighed in the neighborhood, of 25 pounds. " '. " ,  , On June 28, the Legions of  the Sechelt Peninsula held .a  re dedication of Branch and  Auxiliary colors at Malaspina.  Twenty-five members travelled  from Roberts Creek. The color*  party; were Mr. arid Mrs. J.  Thyer, Mrs. Dolly Davidson,  Mrs. W. Cope, Mr. W. Gilbert  and Mr. G. Mortimer.  Others attending were W.  Hayner, Mrs. W.. Clark, Mrs.  R. Manns, Mr. arid Mrs. G.  Mould, Mr. and Mrs- J. McLean  Bob Davidson, Mrs. G. Mortimer, Mr. and Mrs. F. Skinner,  Mr. and Mrs. W. Bird, Mr. and  Mrs,.    Cliff    Wells,    Mrs.    R.  Hughes,   Sr.,   Mrs.   Coles,   A. CONTRACT AWARDED  Danroth an^ P  \?nf-^ ,        .An    $800,000   contract   for  It is planned that the next     fo*ur   175,000   KVA   electrical  .zone meeting will bejield m     transformers for B.C. .Electric's  -Roberts' Creek m October. Burrard  Thermal  station . has  .���.-.���-.��� been    awarded    to    Canadian  General Electric, torn Ingle-  dow, BCE .vice-president and  executive engineer has announced.  ' Delivery of the transformers  will begin in 1961.  Their function will be to raise  1, at Vancou- the voltage of the power geri-  ver, Canada. Prize money totals erated by the Burrard plant  $5,900    .in    addition 'to trophies    from 16.5 KV to 230 KV  for  'POULTRY  SHOW  Prize lists are now available  ; for the Poultry  and  Pet . _!.oek  Show., annual feature of the Pacific National Exhibition, August  18  to September  and  ribbons.  Entries close   August 1. -  transmission  to the BCE   service area.  WANT ADS ARE  REAL  SALESMEN  FRIDAY and SATURDAY  JULY 18 and 19  7  &  9  p-m.  Walt lIHsfiiey^  ��� ������Ay- ���������:���.- wiijt, .���?'-  DOROTHY McGUIRI? & FBS6 PARKER  in TECHNICOLOR '',������������'  ADMISSiON  '":.;'�� '    For -These Showings Only  'A0ULTS ../'������������:    'STUDENTS    _ ���CHILDREN;  [edical research aims at  a longer, happier JifiEv  for you and your children  Thanks to untiring research, "many dangerous diseases  are uridef Control today. A number of other "kilie. s" r  however,:aYe.'"Still unsolved" prdtilferriB.   ..  " '���' ��� ���'   '     _ ��� ��� '  ���'��� ������������*-      ."'"/'' ���"'���;'."���; , -i..'-  '���..:. ���    v-   In the over-all research effortvbein^ them��  the'-hi'e^ical schools  an important part.  To help strengthen and develop their research programs,,  the Life Insurance^Companiesin^^da^ei^ovtdin^  research Fellowships to tijfcMf$^ -'  Fellowships are awarded to graduates who have been  appointed to teaching or research staffs of Canadian  snetiical j schools. During the p^ nin* y*��rs 107��F��1IcfW-  ships of th^is natoe, amounting-ita half ^^ 'tniffioh dbilalw  have been granted. ���- -Ay.   ���'^������'���.. ������ v.  THE LIFE INSUEANCE COMPAWES IN CANADA  t-rJ.SIP.  *mmmmmMSBif*<*m*m  r>SC>  'f.|*:t  "\r��*>  v^>��*  jvav  2"2��dj  w    -**v^  1    ;.:.'4.'," ���"       '���   V   '   -%   "������ : ���      '  S  W^:^  SCHOOL STENOGRAPHER  Applications are invited for the position of school stenographer with a portion of time to be spent in each of  the following  schools:���   Pender Harbour Jr.-Sr.   High  School and the elementary schools at Madeira Park, Se  chelt and Gibsons.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Car mileage allowance will be provided.  Apply to the undersigned giving full particulars.  The Board of School Trustees,  Box 19, Gibsons, B.C.  School District No. 46  (Sechelt)  *'..:' V '  -.? *y ���  1 ^'.- *>'  4 .��as .��*��      *-i--Se?��0 hitler.- f ���   -^,.,..,  open^f*0rter and ���*�����������-. . other W^#    ,     >-.  vo\xr rveedS* ��� ���      serve, ^  _usi-iesS^      - l  ���ss***- ,^_-��-is-?!��*?r y  -Vw e&HQyX    : ���";-'���       ":' ������.:��������� " '-^. ���-������  '^'ti^ ���'���������'������-���'  <?���  u  '"y        ^_ry w^*  Don1  ^aH.*f*-  -* Coast News, JTuly* 17, 1958.    7  o  R  DENTAL PEOSECUTIONS    "  Fine of $400 or four months  in jail was imposed on Vancouver dei-tal technician Alex Beaumont, following his conviction,  -in county court of unlawfully  practising dentistry. A fcotal of  nine dental technicians have been  convicted" and sentenced on the  same charge during the first sis  months of this year. The offences were conxrhitted in, Powell  River, North Vancouver, Vancouver, Golden, Kelowna and Vernon.  ussians among early ex  A CENTENNIAL FEATURE  From the Queen Charlotte  Islands-south to Howe Sound,  discovery and exploration has  mainly depended 0$ ships ahd  seamen. -   .     >   '... . ��� . ������ ������'".  Drake led, the way in 1579.  Though it isri^kno^nhow-far  north of San Franpisco^he trar  yelled, he claimed all lan<i  north of that point for Britain  and he called it Nova Albion.  'Russians travelled the length  of the B.C. Coast in 1741.  Spain's Juan Perez traded  with Indians off the Queen  Charlotte Islands in 1744, but  did not land. Shortly,, after that  a French navigator, Jean  Francois de Galaup, Comte de  Laperouse, discovered the  Queen Charlottes were islands  and not part of the mainland.  Men who had sailed wi th  Capt. James Cook to; N.oo��tka  are thought to have come back  and started fur trade- ori. the  Charlottes about 1785. Two  captains carried 604 sea otter  skins to China, sold-them for  $24,000 (Chinese) arid "the "fur  rush" began. ���**;���'?  Capt. George Dixon, who  left his name to Dixon En-  trance/named many of tlie physical features b�� the Islands.  But; Capt. ;:.William Douglas in  Iphigenia in 1788 Is thought  tb have been first to land.  They 4gave- iron bars for furs?  Running out of iron, they cut  up hatches and chain plates,  even parted with their ���clothing?5  Ships came from. Boston Robert "Gray,; in the sloop Waslir'  ington, named the Charlottes  VtTas^ngtpn^;3slandy 'thinkihg^^^^^  t^^j^re?0-ae; In truth there  afeCt&Q1. That was in 1789.  %!Bosfofi captain John? Keri-  drick of t^e- Cblumbiai.. S 'ITpL,  pr^ipitated the first clash  with the Haida Indians. When  some of his linens disappeared  hV seized two chiefs and threat  ehed to crush their legs under  the carriages y of his ..cannon.  Later, the incident apparently  forgotten, other chiefs came  aboard to trade,,  i By 1804 the American ships  had almost taken over the fur  trade on the north coast. The  Hudson's Bay Company sought  tbZ recover it Trading posts  ���w-ere located all along the coast  although  none were built  on  the Charlottes. There was Fort  Vancouver  on   the  Columbia,  Fort Simpson on .the Nass and  '- ?Fort McLaughlin on Millbank  . Soyutid.   *��� '���  ! The American ships were  mostly in other waters by 1828  American ships were, fitting  out expeditions. The Hudson's  r Bay Company brought out  some gold after considerable  difficulty. But the? miners were  often jostled .by Indians, who  also had gold fever.  Christianity spread to the  Charlottes from a mission at  Metlakatla founded by William  Duncan Of Victoria in 1857. In  1890 a church as built at Mas-  set and another appeared at  Skidgate a few; years later.  Industrial development, start  ed in 1860 with formation of  the Queen Charlotte , Mining  Company. ,'ltv...iwas abandoned  -three, years later but: trails .  were blazed which led to copper mining at Jedway, Ikeda  and Lbckport. Coal deposits at  Skidgate were mined between  1865 and 1900^ Th��* Japanese  firm of Awaya, Ikeda and Co-,  operated at Ikeda Bay between  1907 and 1920, built wharves,  tramway, bunkhouses and a  four-mile telephone line.  First commercial fishing began in the Charlottes/n 1887.  . The   first  cargo   of lumber  was taken from the Islands by  an American ship in-1852, but  logging   was   restricted   until  , World War I. There was one-  ' mill at Ciueen Charlotte City  ,���,,.prior,to 1911. With the coming  of the air age developed a need  s;.f9*^^Priice? f^^jj^at^:framesy  slogging     companies  moved in. ''..  *? There were only 40 white  settlers on the. Charlottes in,.  1&U but by 1908 there were  50 ?in the Lawn Hill-Miller  Creek _area . and over 100 at  Masset. The townsite of Queen  Charlotte City was also developing.'-.'-,;   -      ..���....��� ,.-..  ? The^ -fiVst public telephones  were installed at Port Clements'in. 1913.  In 1921, the spruce export  market closed and the population of the Charlottes dropped ,  to less than 1,000. World.War  If brought a seaplane base to??;  AUiford Bay, but it was closed  in  1945? " ??:  more  erijo  natural  SICKS' CAPI-.ANO  BREWERY LIMITED  .Today there is fishing and  logging and oil prospectors are  combing the Islands. Population stands at 6,164 including  949 descendants of the proud  Haidas. ."���'*'"���  East of the Islands, the mainland coastal sections are as  scantily populated. Ocean Faiis  population 2,500, at the head  "of Cousins Inlet, deveibped/as  a community after the turn Of  the last century. Property ���tyas"  first acquired there by a Simon  Mckenzie who sold out to Bella Coola Pulp and Paper Company, organized in the U.'SlA?  by .'Robert' M? Thompson of Ta-  coma. ��� :    ;  He had seen the rich timber  resources and the water, power  potential of the falls at the  head of the i-hlet.Twb Seattle  men bought the property from  Thompson  and  in  1906   com  pleted an 80,000 acre survey  and cleared the present town-  site. A company town developed around the mills, wharf and  dam. Today *the development  is controlled by Crown Zeller-  bach Canada Ltd. Paper was  f|rst produced there in 1917.  The pulp and paper mill today  has a daily capacity of 680 tons  ��� Forty miles, east of Ocean  Falls is Bella Coola, where  some of B.C.'s earliest and  most exciting' history was recorded. Two great explorers  came here in 1793 ��� Alexander MacKenzie by land,- and  Capt. George Vancouver by  sea. They missed a dramatic  meeting by only a few weeks.  They, were the first whites to  see the valley of the Bella  Coola-River.  ^(Cchiinued on  Page 8)  a new aid to better living  Helps relieve Arthritis, Rheumatism, Lumbago, Bursitis and Fibrositis  THE   ISEW  MiAGARA   THERMOCYCLO-  PAD SET combines soothing heat with  pleasant, medically-proved, Cyclo-Massage  to help you relieve many types.of pain . . .  ease nervous tension . .. maintain effective  figure control. . . enjoy new; vitality through  Uvm��r.-m Niagara's "wonderful world of well-  emg.  For fuller information write  P.O. Box 203 Gibsons or Ph. Gibsons 135  iSL.  "Lookctith��se   ,  Jwd^goMs! We otight  "tmtend to! Since'we  I b<mghipurfreezer, we've saved  quite a bit of money at ;  a sales Wee that!"  S  la a home freeizerconvenient??' Mftjthink of *the shopping trips  it^ayes^yot^ la^ of the mc^ney it saves  ���'������^^���.^ydtti-'^ou^^k'up atfolod sMes,: #-_i^ight-of-season food buys.  ���'./ \l Berries and meats, pies ;$nd; cakes^ &sh, fowl, game ~ they all  y come to your table riavour-fresh, even after months in the freezer.  J      v And .what's left-over from tonights? dinner can well be saved and  :^^?���B^^^���ajg��dn"-^���^lK laterrThat'^what a home freezer can do  v.. ��� for-you % all for about 35f worth oi electricity a ?week operating  ���'.���-;���-cost//<"::'-'.".'y\, ^ '".   . A:yf~*'y.y^y~'~:        : yy  '. yfy  ���_. :-;;'"'-:-'��� yy\:  ?B;d!ELEGTJ4ld;  Djlor* ���n��f>mor* appliances ar* being used  tn moire and mora home*. Actually, lh�� average  B.C. -Uaejjhrlo raalclenffal customer now ueea mora  than three tlmaa aa much eleietrlclty aa In f948.  but pays lees per kilowatt hour.  Fcr Bett Deal in Electrical Appliances Call  PARKER'S HARDWARE,  Sechelt  Phone SECHELT 51  RICHTER'S  RADIO  &  TV  CENTRE  Phone SECHELT 6 .  S8-43  Thk advertisement is not published or displayed by the Licmor  ^ CoSrof Boa?d or by the Government of BntuA Columba.  woeo  i-mzm-j&RE & APPLIANCES  FI-IGNE GIBSONS 32 8    Coast News, July 17, 1953.  SUPPLY "LIMITED  GIBSONS  PORT MELLON  0  SUNDAY, JULY 20  Buses leave Gibsons bus stop at  9 & 10 a.m.  Gibsons Social Welfare Club  Legion  Half 8 p.m. ~ TUESDAY, JULY 22  i  BROWN BROS. MOTORS  FORD ED SEX DEALER  '   41st &  GRANVILLE  \'.->  Write, phone or drop in, and see MICKEY COE about our CENTENNIAL FAMILY SAVINGS \PLAN    "'"  JUST    $195    DOWN  36 months to pay  GIVES YOU A NEW FORD  i   ' ' :        '      '  If your trade is worth more than the down payment you receive cash difference.   ��      .   ���  PHONE: KE8Q80 or YU 8.-5928  .A ��� ���'���,.  >   OUR  STYLES ARE  MANY ANP  VARIED. ASK TO SEE THEM  Wigard's Shoe Store  PHONE SECHELT 25 G  100K FOR. THIS SEAL.-       ./>  ~HEN Buy WITH COWlOEMEl  __�� ���  C & S SALES  SECHELT. B.C.  A. A. LLOYD  PENDER HARBOR, B.C.  GIBSONS HARDWARE  GIBSONS, B.C.  T"'"2BS____*_*?_3&  I  Mr. and Mrs. T.K. Lusk, co-  managers of Seaside, have left  VPort Mellon for Duncan, on  Vancouver Island. Mr. Lusk  will, manage theLegion here.:  Before leaving Mrs;:. Lusk was  the guest at a farewell tea at  .the home of Mrs. ,N. Marleau.  Mrs. Lusk. was presented wit��?  lovely blanket from the ladies  who attended. Bob Lusk will  also Uive in Duncan with his  parents for a short while, Bob  Lusk was presented with a  sweater, from his friends oh  the* ball team.  Miss Frances Lien visited  friends in Port Mellon.  Mrs. Joan Quarry had as  guests recently three nephews  from Vancouver, children of  her brother Mr. Jar vis.  Mrs. Kay Taylor was hostess to two small fry and their  parents Mr. and jMrs. T. Watson. , '*.. "*"-'��� -.   '������  Mrs. Alice Latham and sons  Ricky and Lennie are visiting  relations in Ontario and wffv  be away a month or'?more. v. ..  During the July 1 weekend  many old friends were visitors,  among them, Mr. and Mrs. R,  Dick and family, Mrs. J. Me-  Ghie and her grandd/ughter,  Priscilla, Mr; and Mrs. Grover  Proulx and family, and Kathie  Hostland.  Dawn Bentham;  now   Mrs.-  Peterson, returned home for a  visit with her husband, whom  she met and married in Winnipeg- ,       :'���  Visiting   grandparents,   Mr.?  and Mrs. C. Wood, * are Terry  and Linda. '*'  Visitors to Port Mellon were  Eleanor and Bill Lewis with  Briah, Gary, Terry and Neil.  Guest of Miss  Gerda Sherman   is  Miss Helen. Lambert j  school  chum of Gerda's from?  New Westminster.  Mr. and Mrs. Don Macklam.  with Steven,���_ Georgette and  ''Smoky" spent;part- of .their  vacation at their summer camp  in Roberts Creek?  Over the weekend the "Har-  leah", from Woodfibre, and sis-  ter ���> ship to, the? "Haryerdor,"  moored in at Seaside and 'Capt'  Jack Henderson and his wife"  visited the Harold Bur��eys.  Mrs. D. Bergnach and Tony,  are home -t Port Melion from  Vancouver.  July   1   presentations   were  made ..to Elaine Gant,  as  the  first baby in 'Port Mellon this  Centennial   year.   Elaine   was  presented with a suitable Centennial   remembrance   ih'-. the  form of a pin.  Teddy' Hume?  was presentedlwith a- plaque  for the best Centennial beard.  The July? I dance was held  in  the  Community   Hall   and  i W.W. Brown, Centennial chair-  " man, presented prizes for spot  dances. Music was provided by  theJVIellonaires: /  The  Port   Mellon  Toastmis-  "' tress', club   "Tamarack"   held  iheir wind-up meeting at the  '). Peninsula Dining Room. Table  '., topics and   installation, constituted the activity of the even-  ���. ing. The club will resume reg-  1 ular meeting in the fall.;. .  The   Guides   and   Brownies  were guests at a picnic put on  ] by the L.A. of'Port Mellon. The  ��� picnic w^s held at Seaside and  : the  main  course of the ..feast  was hot dogs.  Pat Peterson is working at'  '"a" resort   oh   Galliano   Island  during the   summer   a_id  will  resume* UBC in the rail.  Sandra Peterson has recover-,  ed from  her  appendix opera--  tioh and is now on holidays in  E/dmbnton.  ���������?:    Mr.  and Mrs. W.W.  Brown  | had as a guest Mrs. Brown's  ;) sister, Muriel Bowels of Mon-  fjtreal.  y\    Mrs. M, Whitty was in Van-  ��� couver  General   Hospital   undergoing   a   minor   operation.  .riShe will spend?a few weeks in  J Vancouver with her children,  ^visiting her family.  | Mx.and- Mrs. ko;n Wilson  ,?and family, on vacation, are  ^���visiting friends and? family on  the island. ��� ,  Wilson Creek  BY MRS. D. ERICKSON  ��� Roh Whitaker from Honolu-  Jlu is visi*fcing Wilson Creek.  ���^   Vi and Bill Gibbons and fam  jily are at the Gordon Haslets.  | Mr. and Mrs. H.S. White are  '.at Shenandoah.  \ M&. and Mrs. G.H: (Gerry)  ;���?-MacDonald   and  family   have  .moved to their new home on  :Park Road. _.    .   ~  -    Ken Pearson and family are  busy clearing a lot in preparation for a house -which will  he towed from Howe Sound.  Mrs. John Watson and two  young   daughters  are  visiting*  the Don Motzex family.  Mrs. Bert Duhfield and.  daughter Janie, frequent visitors te Wilson Creek are on a  two month tour of Europe.  : Stu Killick-* and Steye. McDonald are home fromShaugh-  nessy Hospital.  AINO WAIS  Aino Wais, of Gibsons, died  in her_42nd year in St. 'Paul's  hospital, July .2,.She leaves her  husband'Toivo and a daughter,  Irene, at home and three sisters in Finland. The funeral  was' held July 5 from Grand-  view Funeral chapel with Rev.  J.E. ���Clark officiating. Burial  was made jn Forest Lawn Memorial-Park-  Summer Time  IS      ���:���.  Building Time  AND WE HAVE  g$?ou  FROWI   FOUNDATB0N  TO  ROOF  Building Suglie^ Ltd.  PH^NEGII^On! 53   ��� ?    .",?'-���  ANNOUNCEMENT  ;���  ANNE AND VINCE PREWER announce  that as of Thursday ?4uty.. J.7 GIBSONS  THEATRE will be t^ken oiver and operated by JOSEPH   Mm DOROTHY   GILL.  The patronage extended in the past is  appreciated and i% is hoped that same  will he extended the new owners to  -whom go bur best wishes.  F  I  R  ussians  y/f:r.  ������, (Continued iromyVage 71| ?  '������: ?!They found an isolated grbiipi  of Salish Indians,  myste^rioiii--  ly -transjplanted intjo Jftwakiutl  Country    from    their -^; native  home in������ southern fi!d.; ��� ' f  ?In 1860?'s the valley. was; a  route to the Caribou^ ^Aj^sniall  village sprang up where ships  unloaded men and Applies for  the gold rush.' One? of these  supply trains was attacked by  Indians in 1864, Three men  and a woman were killed.  UP TO'  YOU GET  ��� ���'�����  i?  ?at the  \  ���  Phone SECHELT S7  FOR YOUR OLD  ON   A  NEW  ?    ~-rfv  ��!__*  WHTH^  75 lb. HOME FREEZER  *T~  ^  Chills Feed  -���Keeps Wood Better  # MfAT KEEPER ��� PORCELAIN CRISPERS  EGG SHELVES ��� T^LL BOTTLE SPACE IN  DOOR ��� CHEESE AND BUTTER KEEPER  COLD INJECTOR REFRIGERATOR SECTION HAS  DIAL  Phone   SECHELT   6


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