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 Provincial Library,  Victoria, B.  C.  Just Fine Food  DANNY'S  DINING   ROOM    /y-j  ��__&i___  Phone Gibsons 140  SERVING  THE  GROWING SUNSHINE  COAST  Published in Gibsons, B.C. Volume 11��� Number 50, Decemberl8, 1958.  RAY  WHITING  RADIO-CONTROLLED  PHONE      OKQ     GIBSONS  24 HR. COURTEOUS SERVICE  ��- .:-a��_^-ri_>s_i_:* -**. * ���  *   r" _ . .  Fire causied an approximate  $12,000 damage to the pile-  driver owned by Greenlees  Piledriving company at Gibsons wharf on Wednesday even  ing of last week.  How the fire started is a  mystery. It was noticed close  to 5.30 p.m. and Gibsons Volunteer Fire Department responded. It took about an hour-  and-a-half to quell the flames.  Firemen under Fire Chief  Fred Feeney had difficulty in  getting at the blaze because the  pile-driver was berthed alongside a barge containing pilings.  This barge was tied to -the  wharf.  Firemen were unable to approach it from all sides and had  to work from the shore side  and over the barge in order to  get at the flamesj.  The   structure   housing   the  Clearing act  pile-driving machinery on the  floor of the barge was damaged so badly the roof caved  in. Tlie barge was towed to  Vancouver next day for a  checkup and repair. It is expected the crew will be back on  the. job with a pile-driver, after  New Year's Day.  Comment on the fire by  Chief Feeney dwells on the fact  there were no lights on the  wharf. "This could result in a  dangerous situation if a serious fire or accident occurred  -there," he said, addng that  there should be lights and operating as quickly as possible.  .,:?.*���������!  ���-      * * *      *       - f  is ex  plored  Stores well  decorated  Most stores on the Sunshine Coast will be open  Wednesday afternoon of  next week, judging from  information available.  Howe Sound Farmers' Institute at its last meeting learned  from governmental headquarters in Victoria that minimum  requirements under the Farmers' Land Clearance Act call  for one-quarter of the total  cost to be put up by the farmer with the remainder paid off  as a loan within four years -with  four percent interest added.  This means that on a $1,000  project the farmer would have  to provide $250, then he could  get $750 under the act which  would have to be repaid with  in four years at four percent.  The institute decided its annual meeting would be held  Jan. 9 when the election of officers will take place.,    -   ?  The roads minister will be  urged to complete the highway from Port Mellon to Squamish which members of the Institute regard as a necessity.  It was also decided to send to  the next conference of District  E of Farmers' Institutes a resolution protesting the 17 percent freight rate increase recently ordered by the board of  transport commissioners.  Stores in Sechelt and Gibsons areas are a veritable fairyland this Christmas. The decorative effect each has achieved surpasses anything that has  been done in previous Christ  mases.  One look at Gibsons area  stores is enough to convince  one that a real effort was made  this year to have the stores  exude a Christmas spirit. Window dressings have been prepared with meticulous care.  Sechelt stores have a'/o outdone their efforts of past years  and the result in both places is  bright and cheery stores which  would be' a credit to larger  centres.  Not only are the decorations  better this yea:r~bt-t the-stocKs'���"  also bigger and better. Once  again merchants suggest that  carried inside the stores is  the "shop at home" idea contains merit becaue_ merchants  this year have strived to get  the best possible stock for their  customers.  Turkey bingo  As a gesture of thanks to the  patrons of the weekly bingo  binges held in the School Hall  by the Sunshine Coast Welfare  Fund, officials announce there  will be a special Christmas  Turkey Bingo Thursday night  wih no prize at less than $10.  Executive members of the fund  are hoping their faithful follow  ers through the year will be  the  ones to cop top prizes.   ^  P.O. hours  Here are the announced Post  Office hours to cover the  Christmas rush:  The Post Office will be open  Dec. 20 until 5.30 p.n_. instead  of the usual 1 p.m. closing.  Mail will be despatched at  11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 21.  There will be no wicket  service on  Sundays.  Re-elect  officers  Roberts Creek Legion  branch held its election on Dec  12. There was a poor attendance so those in office for the  past year will carry on another year. The president will  be W. Gilbert, vice-president,  F. Paquette; secretary, G. Mortimer; sergeant-at-arms, F.  Skinner and executive, C.  Thyer, J. Thyer, R. Davidson,  C. Wells.  A happier Christmas for  patients at the Children's  Hospital was assured by  Pacific. National Exhibition Directors when vice-  president F.H. Elphinke  and Mrs. R.S. Quinn, presented the hospital with 44  dolls ��� all entries in the  doll dressing competition  at the PNE Home Arts  Show. The dolls came  from every part of B.C.,  and entries are made with  the stipuation that the  dolls become the property  of the PNE for presentation to the Children's Hospital.  Iwo choirs  will combine  At Gibson�� United Church  Sunday morning the choir will  be augmented for tie Christmas service by the choir from  Port Mellon Community church  In turn the Gibsons choir will  joini-the^Pbft _Mel-b_-***d-i6ir-for  the Sunday night service at  Port Mellon. Rev. David Donaldson will be in charge of  both services.  There will be special music  for which both choirs have  been practicing.  At Wilson Creek there will  be an open session of the Sunday School at 11 a.m. in the  United Church and all residents are invited to take part  in this Christmas  service*  Carol special  Sechelt, Rob  Sebhelt will have a carol  festival in front of a 40 foot  decorated Christmas tree at the  village cenotaph on Friday  night  The event has been arranged through Secjhelt's Recreation pommittee and will commence at 7 o'clock in the evening with the Sechelt Junior  band \ under Gerry Fahrni assisting with music.  There are 500 lights on the  huge iChristmas tree and when  alight they provide a veritable  fairyland for young and old.  Many of the familiar carols will  be sung and it is hoped the  weather will be suitable to  allow as many persons as possible to??attend. Ihe cenotaph is  at the SMT bus depot end of  the village.  LONG TRIP  Jeff Newman, who has been  home on leave, returned to the  east where he is stationed at  a Maritime Reconnaisance base.  Ii took him four days of flying  to reach Vancouver from Toronto as he took the long way  home by way of Prince Edward  Island, Goose Bay, Labrador,  Fort Chimo, Fort Churchill  and other points. Little of the  Northern part of the country  could be seen because of fog  and the Rocky Mountain area  was extremely rough.  Young folk to  present play  . Gibsons Pentecostal Tabernacle events during the Christmas season started with a social  gathering Thursday night by  ladies of the church.  Friday night a play "The  Road to Bethlehem" will be  presented by the young people at 8 p.m. and on Sunday  at 7.30 p.m. Sunday School  members will present a program to which parents are invited.  There will be special Christmas services, Dec. 28 at 11 a.m.  and 7.30 p.m.  Christmas story  by; children  Robert�� Creek school children are ready to sing, recite  and act the Christmas Story,  Friday, Dec. 19 at 8 o'clock.  Guests, who are welcome from  all over the community, whether they have children or not,  will sing carols together, as  they have done for some years  now in a celebration which has  become a Christmas tradition  in this area.  Last year's attendance overflowed into the halls of the  School; therefore this year's  gathering will be in the Community Hall, where there will  be a Christmas tree and a Santa Claus who will receive important information from small  people.  Refreshments will be served.  A stall will offer last-minute  gifts, cards and stocking-fillers  and donations suitable for this  would be much appreciated.  Be sure to come for a friendly evening.  s arranged at  erts Creek  Under sponsorship of Se-  'chelt PTA a carol service will  be held in the school auditorium Sunday Dec. 21 commencing at 8.30 p.m. Many of the  fine old carols will be enjoyed  in community singing.  Children from the elementary school will sing several  numbers and for the first time,  the accordion band under the  direction of Lou Plumridge  will render several well known  numbers. Vocal solos will be  presented by Thelma Prittie,  Fay Birgin, Dorothy Stockwell  and H. Roberts.  The Ladies choir, with Hazel  Evans at the piano will lead  the carol singing.  This program is in response  to many requests, and it is  hoped that as many people as  possible will take advantage of  this effort by our local artists,  to __eep the spirit of Christmas  alive each succeeding year.  There will be a silver collection to cover expenses.  JUVENILE    LIBRARY  The juvenile library will  close for Christmas holidays  Saturday, Dec. 20 and will reopen Sat. Jan. 3.  CHRISTMAS CONCERT  Gibsons United Church Sunday School will present its  Christmas Concert in the  Church on Saturday, Dec. 20  a 7.30 p.m. sharp.  The Kindergarten class will  open the concert with the singing of "O Blessed Christmas."  Theta Rho  girls to sing  Theta Rho's have been busy  the last few weeks. The girls  and their friends enjoyed an  afternoon of bowling on Nov.  29. On Dec. 8, they initiated  Linda Christiansen, Terry Enemark, Nadine Gant, Linda Morris and Maureen and Karen  McLean, at a candlelight ceremony.  Saturday, Dec. 20, a pyjama  party, sponsored by the Mothers' Club, was held at the  home of Theta Rho Carol  Brown. This event was followed by church parade Sunday morning.  At 7:00 p.m. Dec. 23, in  front of Super-Valu store, accompanied on the accordion by  Norman Spencer, members  will sing carols. Donations will  go to a charitable project. After the caroling the advisory  team -will serve the girls a hot  buffet supper.  DISLOCATES VERTEBRA  Vic    Metcalfe    dislocated    a  vertebra when he slipped while  working  and  will be  laid up  for a while.  In the election held at Sechelt, Dec. 11, two councillors  were elected for a two-year  term, the vote being as follows:  Norman G. Burley, 80 (elected).  Lauritz Hansen, 56 (elected).  Frank P. Parker, 52.  One school trustee, Mrs.  Margaret McKee, was elected  for a two-year term with a total  of 47 votes. Total for other  candidates for this position  were:  Leo B. Johnson, 37 votes.  Mrs. Ada Dawe, 14 votes.  Of 230 eligible voters, 102  voted.  Mrs. Christine Johnston,  chairman of Sechelt's village  commission in commenting on  the  election  said:  "I would like to express  words of commendation for the  individuals who allowed their  names to stand for election  even though they could not all  win. They all deserve great  credit for being sufficiently  community^minded to let their  names stand for election both  to the village commission and  to  he  school   board.  "The community needs more  such people so the village can  utilize its best citizens in positions of responsibility. Without them Sechelt would stand  still and get nowhere."  J  umor  WA  holds sale  The newly formed Junior  W.A. to Gibsons United Church  held a. tea and sale of work in  the church hall, on Saturday,  Dec? 13  Stuffed toys, novelties and  Christmas candles were made  by the girls themselves. They  served coffee and sandwiches,  cakes and cookies. Young fir  trees planted in containers were  sold at $1 each. There are still  five trees to be sold so anyone  wishing to buy a tree can phone  111F.  Under the guidance of Mrs.  Evylyn Clark, the Junior W.A.  is showing great promise of future efforts. Chosen as leader  of the Junior W.A. was Cindy  Clark, vice-leader, Roberta Carruthers, secretary, Penny  Clark and social convenor,  Elaine Emerson.  This teenage group raised  $30 at the tea, five of which  will be donated to the Save the  Children Fund, and $10 to the  Gibsons United Church Building. Fund. They are already  planning an Easter event.  $400 bazaar  Approximately $400 was  realised from the Gibsons United Church W.A. Christmas Bazaar.  Fancy aprons, decorated candles, novelties, table centres,  home made candy, home cooking and white elephants were  quickly bought up.  Ihe Women's Association  and affiliated groups are already planning their 1959 projects.  Queen Elizabeth to broadcast annual message Christmas Day  "The Christmas Night Show  has been planned as a treat  for parents after the youngsters  are in bed" says producer Don  Hudson,, of CBC TV network.  Juliette, Bob Goulet, Wally  Koster and Denny Vaughan  will be featured on the CBC-  TV network show 10.00-11.00  p.m. Judith Dornis, formerly  leading ballerina with the Berlin Opera Company who recently arrived in Canada, will  be featured with the Boris Vol-  koff ballet troupe. The Gino  Silvi singers and the orchestra  conducted by Samuel Hersen-  horen will provide background  music.  *    *    *  The stained glass windows  of the chapel of St. John's Convalescent Hospital at Newton-  brook, near Toronto, will be il  luminated from the outside so  that their beauty may be seen  by viewers when the Christmas Eve Holy Communion service is televised from there.  The program, Eucharist of  Christmas Eve, will start at  11.40 p.m. on Christmas Eve  with a short tour of the hospi  tal, and will be seen on the  CBC-TV network.  *    *    *  Sir Ralph Richardson will  star in The Holly and the Ivy,  a special film presentation to  be seen Christmas Eve at approximately 1.00 a.m. on the  CBC   television   network.  Richardson plays the parson  of an English village, and Margaret Leighton, Hugh Williams  and John Gregerson play relatives who return home for a  Christmas Eve reunion with  the aging clergyman.  The annual Christmas  Day message by Her Majesty the Queen to the peoples of the Commonwealth  will be heard at 7.00 a.m.  PST on the CBC Trans-  Canada and Dominion Radio networks.  A repeat of the broadcast by the Queen from  Sandringham will be  heard at 7.10 p.m. PST, on  the CBC Trans-Canada  network.  The tradition of a radio  broadcast by the Sovereign at Christmas started  in 1932 with an address by  George V. Since that occasion there have been  only two years in which  was no message: 1936, the  year of the abdication; and  1938, when George VI  toured Canada.  A special program of Christmas carols entitled Here We  Come A'wassailing will be  seen Christmas Day at 7.15  a.m. on the CBC television network.  Traditional carols will be  sung by the boys of Chetham's  Hospital School, Manchester,  England.  * *    *  Defence Minister G.R.  Pearkes will give a short introduction to Christmas With  the Forces, to be shown Christmas Day at 10.30 a.m. on the  CBC-TV network.  * *    *  Walt Disney's feature film,  Dumbo, will be a special  Christmas Day presentation, at  12 noon on the CBC television  network.  Dumbo is the story of a baby  elephant born with enormous,  flapping ears. His appearance  makes him a figure of fun and  the butt of pranksters at the  circus where he was born.  *    *    *  Alice in Wonderland, based  on Lewis Carroll's delightful  novel about a little girl's adventures in a tipsy-turvy world  will be a special film presentation Christmas Day at 4.30  p.m. on the CBC television network.  Author Lewie Carroll wrote  his famous fantasy while at  Oxford University where he  was a professor of mathematics. Carroll fashioned his fantasy on his own life at Oxford, using the people with  whom he came in contact as  models for his literary caricatures.  The film was produced by  Lou Bunin, one of Europe's  eJading   puppeteers,    and    by  combining the use of live actors and puppets he made his  fantasy   characters  believable.  *    *    *  James Hayter, Nigel Patrick  and Joyce Grenfell will star  in The Pickwick Papers, a special film presentation to be  shown Christmas Day at 11.15  p.m. on the CBC television network.  In Pickwick Papers, the  amusing characters of Charles  Dickens' classic novel are  brought to life on the screen.  Mr. Pickwick, the jovial leader of the Pickwick society, and  three members, Winkle, Tup-  man and Snodgrass, decide to  make a stage-coach tour of  Britain in search of knowledge  and adventure.  As they travel from inn to  inn they encounter many hilarious misadventures and meet  some amusing characters. 2   Coast News, Dec.  18, 1958.  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  DON DONAGHAN, Advertising Manager  Member B.C. Weekly Newspapers Advertising Bureau  Vancouver office. 508 Hornby St., Phone MUtual 3-4742  Member Canadian Weekly Newspapers Association  and the B.C. division of C.W.N.A.  Authorized <*'*"*otvT Civ** Mail, P^st Offico Department, Ottawa.  R&tes of ���"^���hscrin+V-*"- "''** ���"���*��������".. ��.t*-��: R ���^*n<'., S1.5C  United States and Foreign. S3.00 per year.  3 -.-<y=.. si.oo  5c per copy.  Our lightest load!  You may be working in a kaleidoscopic whirl these days,  doing all the last-minute things which have to be accomplished  before Christmas Eve. For a quiet, tranquil thought, let's move  in imagination past the busy preparations, to a comfortable chair  beside our own fireplace on Christmas night.  The fire on the hearth has died down to a ruddy glow. All  the tree, lights shine in the half-dark like the rainbow jewels in  Aladdin's cavern, and the ligthed star on the tree's top shimmers  as if it were at least a small relation to the brilliant star that  shone softly over Bethlehem. It seems a long time since the excitement of the morning when the children shrieked over new  bikes and doll�� and there were piles of crackling wrappings everywhere underfoot.  "Good to sit by the fire and enjoy the peace and quiet,"  you think. "It's been a good day, but maybe this evening time is  the nicest part of it all... .'on earth peace, good will toward  men.'"  ,It is easier at this time to feel near at hand to the Christmas message that was sung so long ago by angels. We have time  to turn thoughts to gratitude for friendship, prosperity and love.  "But," you say, "it isn't Christmas yet, and I still have  those extra lights to buy. I haven't even looked for the housecoat  for my wife, what with all the last minute jobs to do! The kids  will be pestering to get the tree up tonight. I get the feeling I'm  looking both ways at the same time!"  But, even in the midst of the rush, which appears to be  streaming in all directions, it is possible to capture that serene  hearthside feeling. While doing the numberless extras which  come before the Day itself, we can still turn within to the "still,'  small voice" which gives us true Christmas peace on a busy earth.  We can imagine, even now, the feeling of ease we might  have by our evening fire at Christmas. Practising this feeling of  tranquility and happiness is quite easy, once we admit it may be  done, and we can take the thought with us into our busiest day.  It will be the lighter1-!; load we carry, and yet it will do more good,  keep more pea:e, generate more friendship, than will any other  gift we give or any other commodity we deal in. Let's extend that  thought of warm contentment into the days which come before  and after Christmas. We shall then truly feel "good will toward  menA ��� Ccr.iributed  Some pre-Christmas thoughts  Readers of the Coaet News at this time of the year are  most likely too busy to read an editorial based on a problem as  solid as the rock of Gibraltar so we shall turn to lighter subjects  gently.  One cannot talk about the recent big snow because it does  not exist any more. One can cheerfully commend those individuals  who cleared away trees, fixed power and telephone wires or kept  the roads clear for traffic.  It is possible to talk about store Christmas decorations ���  and they are really good this year in both Gibsons and Sechelt.  Sechelt has also started what can be a splendid annual custom, a  Community Christmas tree with carol singing Friday night.  There are also those valiant choristers of our churches  who are practicing Christmas music so church-goers in Sechelt,  Gibsons and Port Mellon can anticipate something above average..  Also there are ��� and we must not forget them ��� .the  children who will be holding their Christmas parties. It would  do some folk a world of good to sit down and quietly reflect back  to their childhood and recall the excitement associated with the  coming of Christmas. The children of today are filled with anti-  sipation just as were children of bygone days.  Then there is Santa Claus himself, no matter what guise  he may assume, have a soft spot in your heart for him because  he is victim of the same economics that existed for him all the  other days of the year.  prepared   hy   the   RISE ARCH   STAFF   of  ENCYCLOPEDIA     CA HAD I A Ii A  Where Can One View The  Niagara Fruit Belt?  A famous place for viewing  almost the entire Niagara fruit  belt is "The Point," on the  escarpment overlooking the town  of Grimsby, Ontario. The town,  originally called The Forty, was  settled in 1783 by United Empire Loyalists. One of its three-  parks is part of an 1812 parade  ground.  Industries include a basket  factory, winery, canning factory,  planing mill, artificial-ice plant  and producers of hospital beds  and equipment, stoves, furnaces  and electrical equipment. Services include the weekly newspaper, six churches, a community  centre with artificial ice, a hospital, district high school, and a  library.  When  was  the   First  Canadian  Yachting Club Formed?  Sailing, once considered a ricfo  man's sport, now is an extremey  popular form of recreation with  several hundred active clubs representing every province. The  first step toward organization of  yachting was the formation in  1837 of the Halifax Yachting  Club. It has now become the  Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron. Other early organizations  included the Toronto Boat Club  ���now the Royal Canadian Yacht  Club of Toronto���formed in 1852,  and a Quebec City group roganiz-  ed in 1861.  The first yacht-racing association, the Lake Yacht Racing Association of Lake Ontario, was  founded in 1884. Its member  clubs did much ta increase interest in sailing. The St. Lawrence Valley Yacht Racing Association sponsors winter train  ing courses for its junior clubs.  As a result, the North American  Junior Sailing Championship was  won for Canada for the first  time in 1954 by Harry Jemmett  and his crew of the Kingston  Yacht Club.  Letters to the editor  Editor: I reside on the R-  bump E-bump D-bump R-bump  R-bump OO-bumpbump F-bump  SSSSSS-air going out of tire-  R4bump O-bump A-ibump D-  (th D being short for a four  letter word uttered by each  anguished driver).  Any difficulty you may have  in reading the above is nothing to the difficulty Redroofs  people have to drive to work  and home.  Decisions! Decisions! Shall I  put the left front tire in that  BIG pothole or take a chance  on that chain of smaller, deeper ones? Shall I climb over  that gooey gravel shoulder or  climb sheer rock?  Is that a FISH flopping in  that stream running briskly  down the centre of the road?  Best drive carefully. There is  a law against molesting salmon  on their spawning ground's.  Come, come, boy. You've hit  your head on the cab roof once  too often. This is a ROAD.  The road men say, "No more  money in this budget and not  enough equipment." Where in  this pot-hole-hell is the taxpayers' and car drivers' money  being hoarded?  In your paper we read of the  plight of the teenage citizens  of our peninsula who are,desperate and discouraged because  they need a few dollars to  keep thm at school. Modern  kids long for, and deserve to  have, boats, cars, radios, chemical sets, sporting equipment.  The kids up here are strong,  willing, and husky. They would  attack these gravel roads with  shovels and picks and take  pride in their sections of road.  Is there no sense in public administration? Is there any coordination and co-operation pos  fable between school, public  works, social services and taxpayers?  The answer is  "NO."  We are having a Royal Commission on education and power. Why not roads? We could  have the tons of briefs shipped  to Halfmoon Bay Post Office  to fill in the two fresh water  lakes at the corner of the road  there. I suggest it might be a  historic occasion, the first time  a Royal Commission ever dio  anyone any good. Or is it true  that these two large bodies of  fresh water are to be stocked  with trout by the game department for small children and  old age pensioners..  Rumours, decisions, and hard  hard driving. Perhaps all that  we need at Redroofs is our own  liquor outlet, so that we could  be properly indifferent to what  kind of road we were weaving  along. Then our kids, our roads  and their old men could all go  to pot togther. And there  would be profit in that for the  government, to keep Gagliardi  flying.  Ray Fleming.  Editor: I would like to add  a word or two to the matter  of the proposed development  at the mouth of Chaster Creek,  Gower Point.  It has been, I think, a mistake in the past in allowing so  very much of the waterfront to  be taken up, and either entirely closed to public use, or spoiled for that purpose.  The beach at Gower Point is  a lovely piece of level beach,  and is very attractive with its  stretch of grass and its few  trees, one of the few beaches  in the vicinity where anyone  can go and enjoy the view and  the quiet of the sea shore. It  was given, when the Chasters  subdivided the land, for the  public, and I do think it a  great pity if the government  and the people of the neighborhood give away that birthright.  As one drives up the coast  beyond Sechelt, there is hardly any, if any places where one  can go down to the beach to eat  a lunch, except by paying $1  to go to a privately owned  beach.  This development, if it goes-  through, will make some money for a few people, but only at  the cost of great loss to the  community and our descendants for many years  to come.  M.E.  Telford  DEMOLAY  Christmas Tree Sale  To Order  Ph GIBSONS 145R or 198  40c per foot  No Orders After Dec. 22  Dignity backs  20 yr. silence  Dr. Clement Clarke Moore  was ashamed of his famous  poem, "Night Before Christmas" and would not acknowledge that he wrote it for more  than 20 years.  Today, the poem which begins���  'Twas the night before  Christmas, when all through  the house  Not a creature was stirring,  not even  a mouse:;���  is one of the most beloved of  all   Christmas writings.  Dr. Moore was an aloof professor of Greek and Oriental  literature in the Episcopal  Seminary in New York. He  wrote the poem on Christmas  Eve, 1822 and read it to his  seven children.  He had not planned for the  poem to go further than his  own family, but a relative who  was visiting the Moores put a  copy in her diary. The next  year the relative's father sent  it to a newspaper.  Other newspapers printed  the jingles and they quickly  became known all over the  country. The dignified Dr.  Moore was embarassed and con  sidered it beneath a man of his  scholastic standing to be the  author of children's jingles.  Twenty-two years later, how  ever, he finally publicly admitted authorship of the jingles  and it was published in book  form under his name for the  first time.  Notice is hereby given that  Sealed Tenders will be received by the undersigned at the  Parliament Buildings, Victoria,  B.C. not later than 4:00 p.m.  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14,  1959 for the Purchase of the  following described Crown  Lands near Gibsons Landing,  B.C.  The highest or any tender  will not necessarily be accepted but no bids of less than the  upset prices listed hereunder  plus a statutory Grown Grant  fee of $10.00 will be entertained.  SUBDIVISION OF LOTS C, E  and G of LOT 909, GROUP 1,  NEW     WESTMINSTER     DISTRICT, PLAN 9932.  LOT NO. UPSET PRICE  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  $230.00  $230.00  $230.00  $230.00  $230.00  $350.00  $990.00  A payment of not less than  one-quarter of the amount of  tender must be submitted, and  all cheques must be certified  and made payable at par, Victoria, in favour of the Minister  of Finance. Uncertified cheques  will not be accepted.  All tenders must be enclosed in a sealed envelope upon  which has been inscribed the  words "TENDER FOR CROWN  LAND", "FILE NO. 0121528"  and "CLOSING DATE ��� JANUARY 14, 1959". Special envelopes and forms for submitting a tender may be obtained  from the office of the Land  Commissioner (Government  Superintendent of Lands, Department of Lands & Forests,  Agent), Vancouver, or from the  Parliament Buildings-, Victoria,  B.C. Full particulars relative  to the terms and conditions of  sale may be obtained from  either of the aforementioned  officials.  Victoria, B.C.  December 5, 1958.  E.W. BASSETT  DEPUTY MINISTER OF  LANDS  KELVINATOR REFRIGERATOR  SALE  Genuine Kelvinator refrigerator���world famous  for reliability and quality  ... 11 cu. ft. de luxe . . .  67 lb. Frozen Food storage . . . Twin Vegetable  Crispers . . . Separate  Butter and Cheese compartments ... Every modern, convenience feature  at a ��ew low price. Take  advantage of this Special.  Reg. 349.95  SPECIAL  De Luxe 11 cu.ft Model K43H-11  Phone  SECHELT 3  C__C__S__^__-__Q____----n_i_-J ________��  _a__m___-��a  __aa; Police Court  In Magistrate Johnston's  court, John Alfred Ewart, Sechelt, was fined $15 for failing  to dim headlights.  It cost Ronald Wilfred Jeffries, Sechelt, $50 for drinking beer in a public place and  a quantity of beer was forfeit  ed,  Edmond Vachon, Powell River, was fined $150 for impaired driving.  Edgar Stewart Johnston, Madeira Park, was fined $10 for  having no tail light on his vehicle.  A minor who obtained a  case of beer from  a  stranger  FROM  TASELLA SHOPPE  DRESSES ��� COATS ��� LINGERIE  SHOES - HOSIERY  MEN'S & BOY'S SHIRTS __ SLACKS  JACKETS _ PULLOVERS ��� CARDIGANS  TOWEL SETS _ SHEETS - BLANKETS  TABLECLOTHS  Phone SECHELT 54  was fined   $25   and the   beer  confiscated.  Haakon Berndff, Roberts  Creek, charged with unlawfully being in a dwelling house  with intent to commit an indictable offence, was committed for trial by judge without  jury at the preliminary hearing at Gibsons.  Harry Lloyd Simpson, Ha-  ney,. and Roy Alan Walker,  Vancouver, were each fined  $25 for  speeding.  Gordon Kenneth Peters and  Donn Gordon Paisley, both of  Gibsons, were found guilty of  stealing a battery from a truck  belonging to the department of  highways. Peters was sentenced to three months imprisonment and Paisley was given 30  days. Peters was also sentenced to 30 days to run concurrent for drinking in a public  place.  Wife Preservers  rvines  Land.  Soop helps pins slide easily. For  difficult sewing, stick your needle  in a bar of soap; use it, also, for  coating diaper pins.  A 28 CRIB  While playing crib, Mrs.  Ada Farnham came up with a  28 hand with four fives and  king showing on the deck.  While not too unusual it does  not happen to every crib player.  POTTERY RAFFLE  The Illahee Pottery Club  raffle was won by Mrs. Bing  of Wilson Creek with ticket  number 256.  GIANT TURKEY  LAST BINGO OF THE YEAR  THURSDAY, DEC. 18  GIBSONS SCHOOL HALL - 8 p.m. SHARP  CASH PRIZES  No Game Less Than $10  CARDS - $2 EACH - 3 CARDS $5  NOTE: BINGO WILL RESUME JAN. 8  SUNSHINE COAST WELFARE FUND  How Christmas  cards originated  Christmas cards are so much  a part of the modern Yule season that one seldom stops to  wonder how the idea originated and by whom.  This simple idea of wishing  your friends a Merry Christmas brought honor and knighthood to the originator, Henry  Cole, a middleclass Englishman  Cole mailed his cards on a  December day in 1846. The  cards depicted a Victorian family assembled at the festive  board and the traditional  Christmas custom of giving to  the poor. They also bore the  classic greeting: A Merry  Christmas and a Happy New  Year to you.  He had a thousand of the  'cards struck off by a lithograph. They were such a success that plain. Henry Cole subsequently became Sir Henry  Cole.  Ihe cards we send today,  however, are a far cry from  those mailed by Cole. The  cards you send and receive  this year will be designed by  famous names in contemporary art.  The demand for cards is so  great that many companies  spend their entire time in designing and producing them  for the holiday season,.  Printed Pattern  For tk Last Minute Shopper  ��� SOMETHING HERE FOR  ALL THE FAMILY  COME IN - LOOK AROUND  YOUR XMAS GIFT HEADQUARTERS  Hardware &  Appliances  Phone GIBSONS 32  12-20  For carefree sewing and casual  living, sew this easy shirtwaisi*  that's ideal for daytime activities. Bodice is fitted', waist nipped, skirt gracefully flared.  Smart in cotton, rayon, wool.  Printed Pattern 9336: Misses'  Sizes 12, 14, 16, 18, 20. Size 16  takes 4V2 yards 39-inch fabric.  Printed directions on each pattern part. Easier, accurate.  Send FIFTY CENTS (50c) in  coins  (stamps cannot be accepted) for this pattern. Please print  plainly SIZE, NAME, ADDRESS,  STYLE NUMBER.  Send your order to MARIAN  MARTIN, care, of the Coast  News, Pattern Dept., 60 Front  St. West, Toronto, Ont  gin is winner  Winners of the Pulp and Paper Industry Essay Contest  have recently been announced  by T.N. Beaupre, chairman of  the British Columbia division,  Canadian Pulp and Paper Association. Thirty prizes valued  at $1750 plus 250 awards of  merit consisting of wallets containing a notebook and ballpoint pencil have been sent  out to the winners and runners-  up.  The only winning entry in  this area was that of Sharon  Eileen Shaughnessy, Irvines  Landing, a student of Pender  Harbour High School, who  placed second in the senior division of zone four.  The 1958 competition for  Junior and Senior High School  students was on the subject of  "What I Learned from My 1958  Facts Folder" about the Pulp  and Paper Industry in British  Columbia.  Nearly 14,000 applications  and information folders were  sent out, and from individual  submissions and the best essays written during classroom  exercises, 1400 essays were  finally entered for judging in  the competition.  All winners of major prizes  have now been notified by personal letter, and awards in the  form of cheques have gone for-  Coast News, Dec. 18, 1958.    3  ward to the school principals  of winning students for presentation before Christmas.  "We hope," said Mr. Beaupre, "that the money will assist some of the winners to advance their education."  Penguins use their flattened  wings literaily to "fly" under  water.  FILL  SAWDUST  CALL  Duff's Fuel  WILSON CREEK  SECHELT   78F  O'Keefe is smooth-brewed with  SEEDLESS HOPS  for* mild yet robust flavour, without  a trace of unpleasant bitterness.  ALE ���  O'KEEFE   BREWING   COMPANY   (B.C.)   LIMITED  5806-AO  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  ase  Shirts - Jackets - Socks - Slacks - Belts - Ties - Pyjamas - Sweaters  ,-j_$2<a- tfr j_iSV.* Wis  Phone  SECHELT  110 OPTOMETRIST  Located in Palmer Apts. _ Gibsons, B.C.  EYES EXAMINED __ GLASSES PRESCRIBED &  FITTED ��� REPAIRS  Office Hours  10 a-m. to 5 p.m.  or by appointment  Tel. 98G  P.O. B-:: ?6S  Week to shop for Xmas  SEE   OUR  EXCELLENT   VARIETY   OF   SLIPPERS  AND DRESS SHOES FOR THE FAMILY  PHONE ORDERS PROMPTLY  ATTENDED TO  Open Monday & Friday Night  Till Xmas  Wigard's Shoe Store  Phone SECHELT 25G  _s*  ��  SECHELT THEATRE  FRIDAY, DEC. 19 _ 7 & 9 pm.  JEFF YORK ��� LUANA PATTEN  "Johnny Tremain"  TECHNICOLOR  SATURDAY, DEC. 20 _ 7 & 9 p.m.  GEORGE MONTGOMERY ��� M. HENDERSON  "Canyon River"  TECHNICOLOR  MCN., TUES., DEC. 22 & 23 ��� 8 p.m.  DOUBLE FEATURE  FATS DOMINO ��� TOUCH CONNORS  "Shake Rattle & Rock"  PLUS  LORI NELSON ��� CHUCK CONNORS  "Hot Rod Girls"  REGULAR  ADMISSION  WED., THURS., DEC. 24 & 25  THEATRE CLOSED  THE LOCKERS  THE  STORE OF   QUALITY  Turkeys  GRADE  A  from  49��  lb.  WE STOCK A FULL SELECTION OF  CHOICE GEESE ��� DUCKS ��� CHICKENS  Once a year, at Christmas, we feature a specially prepared PURE PORK SAUSAGE for this occasion.  We warrant you cannot buy their equal anywhere else!  WE MAKE THEM FROM THE VERY BEST LEGS  OF YOUNG PORK AND THEY ARE SUPERLATIVE.  The quantity will be limilted to 2 lbs. PER CUTOMER  as our productjiioii facilities are limited.  TREAT YOURSELF XMAS MORNING  ORDER YOURS NOW I I  FRESH SHRIMP  FOR  COCKTAILS  60c lb.  FRESH OYSTERS  y2 Pint  39c  MAPLE LEAF HAM  i/2 or  Whole  COTTAGE ROLLS  49c]b.  8clb,  Port Mellon  BY ANNETTE MARLEAU  On Saturday, Port Mellon  firemen held their Christmas  party for member��, wives and  guests in the community hall.  They were served an excellent turkey dinner with all  the trimmings prepared by the  firemen's wives.  Fire Chief Dunham was introduced by Mr. J. Swan, who  in turn introduced various impromptu and extemporaneous  speeches from the firemen.  Later the tables were clear  ed by the firemen and the records put on for dancing.  Mrs. Mae Freer who has  worked in the pulp mill here  for the last 16 years, intermittently, resigned her position  as statistician. On Friday her  co-workers presented her with  a lovely set of lamps.  Mrs. Freer plans to remain  on the Peninusla.  Randi Wiren of the electrical department also leaves the  mill. Randi will now be working in Quesnel, B.C. On Friday  evening, friends gathered at  his home for a farewell party.  He was presented with a two  suiter bag from all those present.  Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Taylar  and Douglas were in Vancouver over the weekend as was  Mrs. N. Marleau.  Mr. and Mrs. William Quarry with Trevor were also in  Vancouver during las  week.  Mr. Ben Dubois; has returned home from the hospital in  Pender Harbour where he recently underwent an operation  on his appendix.  Mrs. D.S. Rae and ^daughter  were the guests of Mrs. Rae'is  parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.B.  Davies during the week.  The bowling club has completed its first half. The team  standings at this time show  Team No. 1 Les Cinq Lutins  and Team No. 8, The Hopefuls  tied for first place with 36  points  each.  REMEMBER ��� No One Ever Regretted  Buying QUALITY  OUR NEXT FREEZER BULLETIN  IN JANUARY  Is Your Name On Our Mailing (List?  SEg-B--H--M-----BBUiaU---UI---iUJfllM  Phone SECHELT 1  Roberts Creek  By Mrs. M. Newman c  Twelve members of the Roberts Creek Red Cross group  met for a final tea and get together Dec. 11 at the work  room. The second shipment of  garments made sance June has  gone into headquarters and the  workers will not meet again  until February.  A Father-Daughter banquet  was a success last Tuesday  when Job's Daughters entertained their Dads. More than  20 dads enjoyed the dinner  provided by the Mothers' Circle under the supervision of  Mrs. M. Forbes. Hostesses were  Mrs. J. Jonas, guardian, and  Honored  Queen Sheila  Smith.  The Jobies have finished the  Yule log wrapping and are selling them in all disricts. They  make attractive gifts.  Mr. D.C. Smith came from  Vancouver to be his daughter's  guest on Tuesday.  FRAME    KITS   WITH  ALL FRAMES  ASSEMBLED  PLANING HULLS DESIGNED  BY BRANDLMAYR  14V-  ft. ��� $129.50  16 ft. ���  150.50  17 ft. ���  160.75  18 ft. ���  185.90  and 21 to 25 ft. Kits  FIBREGLASS KITS  10   ft.  ��� $19.25  12.   ft.  ���    20.25  14 ft. ���     81.00  Fibreglass   Epo'lux. finishing  Fibreglass paint for that slick  Fibreglass finish  Boats in Complete or any Stage  of Construction, from  8  fi. to  25 ft.  All Boating Equipment  WATER   SKIS  Fafrmiife Boat Works  ROBERTS   CREEK  GIBSONS 216Y  4    Coast News, Dec. 18, 1958.  Sechelt News  BY MRS.  A.A.  FRENCH  The W.A. to St. Hilda's Anglican Church reported a successful year at the annual meeting in the Parish Hall. Officers  elected were Mrs. Alice Batchelor, president; Mrs. Dorothy  Browning, first vice-president-  Mrs. Ada Dawe, secretary and  Mrs. Norah Macklin, treasurer with Mrs. H.G Findlay as  Living Message convenor. A  Little Helpers group is being  formed.  Ivlr_. Margaret Edwards is  back from hospital recovering  from a serious illness.  Celebrating birthdays on the  same -day were Miss .Phyliss  Harding of the Elementary  school staff and Peggy Connor  at the Shell Station.  An enjoyable concert was  presented by pupils at the Sechelt Indian Residential school.  The Christmas story by the little children was well done and  the Christmas carols, sweetly  sung. The green and red dickies  worn by the children were  appropriate for the time of  year. A musical recital by Mrs.  Lou Plumridge followed. Besides accordion music, there  was a flutaphone quartet, recitations, grade singing, carols  and guitar playing were on the  program.  FOR RENT  EXTRA SPECIAL  2 bedroom duplex in Gibsons.  Newly decorated, immediate  occupancy. Phone Gibsons 258.  STOP WAX DRIP  lem, here's an easy way to get  around the difficulty. Just give  Candles    are   a   traditional    the 'candles a coat of clear nail  part  of the Christmas  season,    polish. They'll burn beautifully  but if dripping wax is a prob-    without mess.  Ir._iaii Electro-  Ray for real economy  and comfort. America's finest  modern electric heating system provides lower heating costs, lower installation  : costs, years of thrifty trouble-free heating comfort.  �� Automatic th��*mostat control in      ��� Space saving���no wasted wol!|  1    every room. space,  t   Safe, clean, worry-free heat. ��� ��n**��H anytime In a matter ���4  ���i No moving parts ��� quiet, even  <���   heat always.  hours.  J��ut6ntati6  ^t*"*^^  ��^";" Etectoift Heat  1 :   S���� YOUR AUTHORIZED DEALER NOW   -���  Sun-co Electric Co. Ltd.  Phone GIBSONS 162  ALSO AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR  WestSnghouse Major & Small Appliances  ���wwy"~ywwiwwiwwi  StUCk...^ ^rninuteCknstnu,  shopping problems ?  HERE'S A TIP FOR BUSY SANTAS...  If your gift-list doesn't seem tp be getting  any shorter, make a quick trip to your local  B of M branch. See if you don't agree that  it's the ideal gift shop for those "hard-to-buy-  for" people on your list.  For the cradle and classroom sets ... there are special  passbooks designed to make a hit with the young fry.  With a nice balance inside, they make a perfect extra  gift that will grow" with them through the years.. And  just watch their eyes when they see the gay Christmas  passbook cover.  ;.. and adults, too. You can take the worry out of shopping  for the hard-to-please by giving festively-decorated  B of M Christmas cheques in their Christmassy folders  and envelopes. Practical B of M money orders in holly-  decked envelopes save you needless guesswork when  buying for out-of-towners.  and if you are an employer . . . brighten up your staffs  bonuses by using colourful B of M Christmas cheques.  "Why not drop into your neighbourhood B of M  branch today? One short visit will soon restore  that cheery chuckle  to your   Christmas giving.  Bank, of Montreal  f Gibsons Branch: EDWARD HENNIKER,  Manager  Sechelt   Branch: DONALD   McNAB, Manager  Port Mellon (Sub-Agency): Open on  Canadian Forest Products Ltd. semi-monthly paydays  WORKING  WITH  CANADIANS  IN  EVERT  WALK  OF  LIFE  SIHCE  18 17   D284-S COMING EVENTS  Coast News Dec.  18, 1958.    5   FOR SALE (Continued)  Bee. 23, 7 p.m., Super-Valu,  Theta Rho Girls carol singing-  Donations for charitable projects.  GREETINGS  A very Merry Christmas and  A Happy" New Year to all my  friends in Gibsons.  Grannie McEwen?  Christmas and New Years  Greetings to all my friends on  the Peninsula, Legion members  St. Hilda's church W.A. and  girls choir, Jackson's Meat  Market, Vancouver, the Ron  Whitakers in Honolulu.  Dorothy Erickson,  Davis Bay.  CARD OF THANKS  Thank you to all my many  friends and neighbors both  here and elsewhere for their  many thoughtful gifts and  messages: during my three  months stay in Shaughnessy  where the care and attention  is simply wonderful.  Mr. B.Mj- Smythe.  Thank you for the many acts  of kindness, cards and floral  offerings received in the recent bereavement of my husband. Mrs. V.F. Dunn.  HELP WANTED  ATTENTION IRVINES LAND-  ING, WILSON CREEK, GAMBIER ISLAND. THIS OPPORTUNITY IS OR YOU. If you  ���wear cosmetics, have a pleasing  personality, between 30-50  years of age, can spend 4-5  hours daily away from home,  AVON COSMETICS offers you  a splendid earning opportunity.  Write Mrs. J. Mulligan, West-  syde, Kamloops.  Reliable married man with  car to manage established Fuller Brush territory. Earnings  above average. Contact G. Wel-  den, 760 Chestnut St. Nanaimo  or  phone 1870Y4, Nanaimo.  tfn.  WORK WANTED  Housework by the hour, and  baby sitting. Phone Gibsons  74A.  ANNOUNCEMENT  Winner of Xmas hamper draw:  Mrs. Lottie Campbell Hopkins; Landing,  Ticket No. 807.  Amplifying system for rent.  Phone Gibsons 22R. 4-4-c  Chests of drawers, middle  slides, $18.50 and up; lawn  chairs, screen doors, anything  in furniture and cabinets.  Saws filed. Galley's Woodwork  ing shop, Gibsons 212W.  ~~       TIMBER   CRUISING  K.M. Bell, 1987 Cornwall St.,  Vancouver   9,    Phone    CEdar  0683.  Spray and brush painting, Also paper hanging. J. Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 33. 4-6-1  TOTEM FLASHES  'Potlatch    winners   for    this  past   week   ���  Bob   Elmer$on  won   the   gift    certificate   and  Mrs.    R,S.    Veale    the   Paper  '- Mate Pen.  Why not drop in today and  register. You may be the next  winner. Costs you nothing, no  obligation.   We  welcome   you-  Ifaree Potlatch gifts this  week, drawing Monday,  22nd.  Five" acres on North Road,  deep black loam, plenty of water from springs. Full price  only   $1250.  Five acres West Sechelt,  cleared, lovely view, on highway, fine homesite, or for  motel and only $5900.  Why not drop in and register  TODAY in our Potlatch drawing. 3 prizes, drawing Dec. 22.  No cost, no obligation. It's free.  Here is a bargain at McNutt  or Holland Bay near old Egmont. 200 ft. waterfrontage,  3.7 acres, an old house and  boat shed, protected from prevailing winds, ideal for fisherman, boat owner or bachelor,  no road access. Good garden  soil. Full price only $1350.  ALWAYS A BETTER BUY AT  TOTEM REALTY  Owned and operated by  Harold Wilson  Gibsons. B.C.  WATCH REPAIRS  Watch and Jewelry Repairs  Marine Men's Wear. Agents  for W. H. Grassie. Fast  reliable service. tfn  For Guaranteed Watch and  Jewelry Repairs, See Chris's  Jewelers, Sechelt. Work done  on the premises. tfn  CONSTRUCTION ~"  BUILDING  & ROAD  CONSTRUCTION  Dump  trucks for   hire,   sand,  1 gravel and crushed rock.  BULLDOZING  ROY GREGGS  Halfmoon   Bay,    Ph.    Sechelt  183G.   RAN VERNON  Construction ��� Alterations  Repairs ��� Concrete work  Sand, gravel & cr. rock.  Special price  ori   gravel   fill.  Gibsons 173Q.  tfn  Want ad rates  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.  Consecutive rates available.  Classified  display  --- 77c per  column inch.  Classified advertisements! accepted up to 5 p.m. Tuesdays.  Legals ��� 17 cents per count  line for first insertion. 13  cents per count line for each  consecutive insertion.  ARE YOU LOOKING FOR  WATERFRONT      PROPERTY  If so ��� we have it! Properties  in desirable locations on the  Peninsula. See  TOM DUFFY, REALTOR  SECHELT INSURANCE  AGENCIES  Member, Vancouver  Real  Estate Board  Multiple Listing Service  B.C. Real Estate Agents Assoc.  DRUMMOND REALTY  2 apartments for rent.  Always has good buys  Notary Public  Gibsons Phone 39  PROPERTY WANTED  Wanted ��� Listings of small  properties with or without  buildings. Have clients waiting  ... for same.,.Ifr.yo,u,;vyant to sell,  phone us and we will come out  and see your property. Totem  Realty, Phone 44, Gibsons, B.C.  TO RENT  Unfurnished 3 room house, $50  monhly. Aggett Agencies Ltd.  Phone Sechelt 145.  4 room house with bathroom,  oil heat, partially furnished,  Granthams. Available Jan. 16.  Phone Gibsons 326. 2-18-c  Modern 5 room, 2 bedroom  house,. inlaid linoleum throughout, in Gibsons. M. Shoebottom  Six bedroom home, in Gibsons,  reasonable, some furniture.  Might 'consider reduction rent  to handy man for repairs. Details, Totem Realty.  Seacrest, 4 bedroom family  home, partly furnished, also  unfurnished 1 bedroom self-  contained suite. Phone Gibson  291Q. ________  INSURANCE  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Realty, Gibsons  MISC. FOR SALE  Quick sale. Polaroid camera  with electric speed lens and  light meter). Little used, in  good condition. Special price,  complete, hew $225, only $175.  Lang's Drug  Store,   Sechelt.  STRAIGHT FROM MEXICO  hand worked fancy earrings,  $1.50 and $3. Hand tooled  leather wallets, $5, $7 and $8.  Available only at Marine  Men's Wear, Phone Gibsons 2  1 _boy's bike, good condition,  $20, 28 in. Phone Sechelt 92H  1958 Mercury outboard Mark  25 ��� 20 hp. 'Phone Gibsons  76M.  Man's bike, good condition,  $20. Phone Gibsons 227.  Pot burner oil stove, 1 girl's  bicycle. .H. Tjensvold, Hopkins Landing. Phont Gibsons  128R.  Old style Frigidaire, for sale  cheap. E-ccellent condition.  $50. Phone Gibsons 238.  XMAS TREES  30c   per   foot.    Peninsula   TV,  Gibsons.  3 speed bike, good condition,  $35 or nearest offer. Phone  Gihoons   226.  TYPEWRITERS  1 Reryiington noiseless standard  model, $50; 1 Smith-Corona  portable, new, reg. price $87.50  quick  sale, $60.  New Royal and Remington portables, ribbons, carbon paper,  adding machine tape.  Service  on   adding   machines,  cash registers, typewriters, and  all makes of electric   shavers.  COLIN   WINGRAVE  Phone GIBSONS 18       I  Used electric and gas ranges?)  also oil ranges. C & S Sales,  Phosie Sechelt 3. ��|   _ _ .�����'"  Service Fuels. Large loads,  good alder, some fir. Phone  Gibsons 173Q.  WANTED  Old operatic and violin records, Edison, Pathe, Odeon>  Victrola, etc. Gibsons 216T  2-11 p  Top prices paid for livestock;  or will haul to Vancouver. H.  Baker and Son, 7976 Government, R.R. 8, New Westminster  GL. 5244. 2-11-p  Capital   available   for   investment   in   mine   on   Sunshine-  Coast. Totem Realty,  Gibsons.  Used furniture, or what have  you? Al's Used Furniture, Gibsons Phone 243. .  DIRECTORY  NEW SERVICE  Combination loader and ditch  digger.   Excavations,   Culverts  Bulldozing and gravel fill   .  FRANK WHITE  ���' Phone Pender Harbour 743  TELEVISION  SALES AND SERVICE  Dependable Service  RICHTER'S RADIO ��� T-V  Fine Home Furnishings  Major Appliances  Record Bar  Phone 6 Sechelt  Electrical work  all types  SIM   ELECTRIC  LTD.  Phone Sechelt 161  Eves. 130  or 19R  SMITH'S HEATING  CHIMNEY  &   OIL  STOVES  SERVICED  Gibsons 177K  Phone Collect from  Sechelt  and Pender Harbour  Ithriftee stores  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  Headquarters for  Wool  Phone Gibsons 34F  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts '  John Tom  DAVIS & ROBILLIARD y  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.  DORIS BEAUTY SALON  GIBSONS  Up to date hair styling    -������  Permanents '\  For appointment Ph Gibsons 38  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  PENINSULA    CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone:  Gibsons 100  DIRECTORY (Continued)  Sun-Co Electric Co. Ltd.  For  anything  electrical  call  Wiring and Heating  We serve the Peninsula  Bob Little, Phone Gibsons 162.  D.J. ROY, P. Eng., B.C.L.S.  LAND,  ENGINEERING  SURVEY  P.O. Box 37, Gibsons  1334 West Pender St.,  Vancouver 5. MU 3-7477.  Home   and  Industrial 'Wiring  Electrical Heating  Radios. Appliances, TV Service  .  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized GE Dealer  GIBSONS PLUMBING  Heating,  Plumbing  Quick, e.iicieni service  Phone Gibsons 98R.  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  MARSHALL'S  PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134, 104, or 33  FOR  BRICKLAYING  CUT STONE & SLATE WORK  Ph. Gibsons 217Q  A.R. Simpkins  TRADER'S ACCOUNTING  SYNDICATE  Public  accountants  Stationery supplies  Photo-copy service  Box 258,   Gibsons  Phones: Gibsons (office) 251.  (res) 285  Hours, 8:30 to 5, Mon. to Fri.  or by appointment  Underwater Recovery  and Salvage  PENINSULA DIVERS  c/o Peninsula Logging Supplies  Phone Sechelt 11  A.M. CAMPBELL  refrigeration  sales and service  Commercial Domestic  Wilson Creek  Phone Sechelt 83Q  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES  LTD.  "WE   CARRY   THE   STOCK"  Phone  Gibsons   53  LET US HELP YOU  PLAN NOW  C. E.  SICOTTE  BULLDOZING    SERVICE  Land   Clearing  Road Building  Logging ��� Landscaping  FREE   ESTIMATES  Phone 232 ��� Gibsons  CLYDE  PARNWEILL  SALES       T-V.       SERVICE  Guaranteed high quality repair  service for radio television  and electrical equipment  93R     Phone     205  GIBSONS  WATER   FINDING  Let us find water for you and  estimate the depth  CHARLES HAJABACS  Pender Harbour Auto Court  Garden Bay, B.C.  ELECTRIC WIRING  HOME &  COMMERCIAL  IMMEDIATE ATTENTION  given all jobs, large or  small  NORM MacPHERSON  Gibsons 296F  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTOR  RENEE'S  SPORTSWEAR  & LINGERIE SHOP  Gibsons 41R  CHILDREN'S WEAR  KITTEN & DALKEITH  SWEATERS  MABEL  E.  DEAKIN  C<Ui^ WWfi^B^j&*I<jU*  821 ��� CROCHETED CAP AND MITTS to delight little girls.  Soft angora and worsted make her feel elegant. Cap for pony-  tail gals, or closed cap; directions for 4-6, 8-10 year olds included  810 ��� SEVEN PRETTY EDGINGS TO CROCHET ��� You'll find  them so useful for decorating all types of linens. Charts; directions for 7 edgings, 1*4 x 4V_t inches in No. 50 cotton.  811 ��� COLORFUL LINENS brighten a home. It's fascinating  to stitch flowers in gay colors; for your linens, for gifts. Transfer  has six motifs 41/4 x 12 Ms inches.  Send Thirty-five cents (ctoims) for each pattern (stamps cannot be  accepted) to Coast News, Household Arts Dept., 60 Front St. West.  Toronto, Ont. Print Plainly NAME, ADDRESS, PATTERN NUMBER.  A NEW 1959 Laura Wheeler Needlecraft Book, JUST OUT, has  lovely designs to order: embroidery, crochet, knitting, weaving, quilting, toys. In the book a special surprise to make a little girl happy  ��� a cut-out doll, clothes to dolor. Send 25 cents for this book.  Church Services  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomews.    Gibsons  8 a.m. Holy Communion  11 a.m. Matins  11.00 a.m.  Sunday School  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  3:00 p.m. Evensong  11  a.m. Sunday School  St. Hilda's    Sechelt  7:30 p.m. Evensong  11 a.m. Sunday School  ST.  MARY'S  CHURCH  Pender Harbour  CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICES  8 and 11 a.m. Holy Communion  The John Antle will make  the usual calls in the Harbour  Christmas morning.  UNITED  Gibsons  9.45 a.m. Sunday School  11  a.m. Divine Service  Roberts Creek, 2 p.m.  Wilson   Creek  Sunday School 11 a.m.  3:30 p.m. Divine Service  The Community Church  Port Mellon, 7.30 pJ.l.  ST. VINCENT'S  Holy Family, Sechelt,    9 ajn.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10.30 a.m.  Port Mellon,   first  Sunday  oi  each month at 11.35 a.m.  CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS  Church service and Sunday  School, 11 a.m. in Roberts  Greek United Church  PENTECOSTAL  11  a.m.. Devotional  9.45 a.m. Sunday School  7:30 p.m. Evangelistic Service  Mid-week services as  announced  Bethal   Baptist   Chuuch  7:30   P.M.,   Wed.,   Prayer  11:15 A.M., Worship Service  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  Pender Harbour Tabernacle  Sunday School. 10 a.m.  12:00 a.m. Morning   Service  7:30 p,m, Wednesday     Pray*  er Meeting.  WILLIAM PREVOST  William Prevost, 69, retired,  who had lived in Roberts  Creek area for the last 20  years, died Dec. 15 at St.  Mary's hospital. He will be  buried in Seaview cemetery,  De:. 19 at a graveside ceremony with Rev. Denis Harris  of St. Bartholomew's Anglican  church officiating.  He leaves his wife Erna, four  .sons and six daughters,  three  grandchildren and one brother  in Calgary. Graham's Funeral  Home is in charge.  ��i*i��iti*i*2*i*M^  ���������������  .....  .....  '-��  .....  \  g>ea��on�� <��reetttigg  from the  STANLEY  W.  DICKSON  Accountant and Auditor  GARDEN BAY  PENDER HARBOUR  (Next to Lloyd's Store)  Phone Pender Harbour 353  E*.lLr'Q    VA CHINE    SHOP  Cold Weld Process  Engine Block Repaira  Arc, Acy. Welding  Precision Machinists  Phone 54 Residence 152  PENINSULA TELEVISION  Radio  and  TV  SALES & SERVICE  Phone Gibsons 303  Mabel Elizabeth Deakin, 70,  a retired nurse who had lived  in Gibsons for six years, died  Dec. 13, Funeral service was  held in St. Bartholomew's  Anglican church. Cremation  followed.  She leaves four cousin^ in  British Columbia, one being  Mnf_. S. Trent of the Headlands district. A brother and  a sister live in England. Donations to the Cancer Fund replaced floral tributes. Graham's  Funeral Home was in  charge.  .....  ...a.  SECHELT BEAUTY SAIM  During the Holiday Season we are  featuring manicures  4*  o.��.  *&  a....  ��� ���>������  .....  ��*  .....  .....  <-��'  .....  .....  .....  4&  .....  ��-*  .....  *&  0....  4S*  p....  t imsf) all our frtenfcs. a berp  Jlerrp Cftrtetmas anfc  We are not sending out Christmas cards locally*, instead  we will donate the money to Cemtral City Mission in  Vancouver.  A. E. RITCHEY  TRACTOR WORK  Clearing, Grading, Excavating  Bulldozin--, Clearing Teeth.  FOR RENT  Arches, Jacks, Pumps  Phone Gibsons  176  BACK HOME AGAIN  Mr. and Mrs. D. Winton have  returned from a visit with a  daughter Joan and family for  eight weeks at La Marado  Wood, Los .AJigeles,  Cal.  Membership of Scouting in B.C.  has quadrupled since 1946.  Mr. & Mrs. Harry Winn  Mr.  and Mrs.   Fred  Feeney  Mr. & Mrs. John Solnik  Mr.   &   Mrs.   Fred   Stenner  Mr. & Mrs. Merv Fladager  Mr. & Mrs. Reg. Godfrey  Mr. & Mrs. Fred Corley  Mr. & Mrs. Burt Pay  Mr.  &  Mrs. Bud Fisher  Mr. & Mrs. Frank Bailey  Mrs. S. Gardiner  Mr. & Mrs. Norm MacKay  Mr. & Mrs. Harry Smith  Mrs. L. MacKay  Mr. & Mrs. J. Drummond, Jr. Guaranteed   Watch  Jewelry Repairs  &  Jewel*  ns   jewesers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  6    Coast News, Dec. 18, 1958.  Robert D. Wright, N.D.  NATUROPATHIC     PHYSICIAN  Graduate of  Cal.   Chiropractic   College,   Etc.  MON., WED., FRI.,���1 to 4 p.m.  or   any time by appointment  PHONE 172-W ��� GIBSONS  si/ aecorauons  Gibsons Social Welfare Club  Legion Hall 8 p.m. ��� MONDAY, DEC 22  CALHOUN HOTEL  2000 SECOND AVENUE SEATTLE 1. WASH.  Telephone: MAIN 2-9160  Rooms Without Batfii:  Single $2.75  Double $3.75  Twins $4.50  Rooms With Private Bath:  Single $4.00  Double $5.00  Twins $5.50  CENTRAL LOCATION  C. B. ADDIE, Manager  At this time of year the woods  are filled with potential Christmas decorations.  Graceful branches of trees and  bushes bare of their leaves, pine  cones and weeds of every description treated with an imaginative paint brush can be-  some attractive Christmas tree  wmaments, centre-pieces for  party tables and finery for gift  wrappings.  Three or four branches with1  lacy twigs will form an interesting table centre-piece. Coat the  branches with aluminawn paint  and then see what artistic arrangements can be made with  the silvery twigs. This centrepiece is suitable for any time  of year but at this season, tiny  Christmas trees, holly leaves or  poinsettias can be cut from colored paper and attached to ends  of the small twigs. Colored  Christmas tree balls fastened to  the twigs are gay and effective.  Large pine cones are made-to-.  Drder for Christmas tree decoration. A little white paint on the  tips gives a wintry touch and  brightens the green tree. For  the front door, a cluster of these  cones tied with a bright red bow  offers a warm greeting to holiday guests.  Smaller cones are perfect for  decorating parcels and are a  pleasant change from the traditional ribbon bows. They can be  paintedi white, gold, silver or any  color to match the paper, arid  grouped in twos or threes, depending on the size of the parcel.  Before painting cones or  branches make sure they are  free of sticky sap and are perfectly dry. Then a glossy enamel  pr aluminum paint can be applied with a small brush.  A family outing in the woods,  followed by a painting bee can  provide decorations for many  Christmases to come.  OLD SUPERSTITIONS  ABOUT EATING   OF  MINCE PIES  Many writers say the mince  pie originated in Germany,  while others claim that its beginning is lost in the annals  of history. Nonetheless, it was  an essential part of the Yule-  tide celebration in early England.  Old superstition�� held that  any person refusing to eat  mince pie would be unlucky  for the coming year. Should  he accept the invitation and  partake of mince pie during  the holiday season he would  have the same number of happy months during the year as  the number of houses at which  he ate mince pie.  The world's largest volume  of rail and air traffic passes  through Chicago.  The French language has a  greater slang vocabulary thai-  English.  Lst as zi-AitmAm  BALANCE YOURWHmS  "SAVEYOUR TIRES"  KSBTOIt?:!  co_ysi;o:Sf  men wsttmnTwi>ms  fi50   SEYMOOR   ST  Turkey carving in 1 lesson  Seagram's V. O.  *���&{':���*��� ���*���'���'���������,  The advantage of carefully  carving a roast turkey is that  the whole fowl can be served  ��� without bones, but when  the traditional dish is being  served on a family table,  there'�� always someone who  wants to pick a drumstick or  a wing.  So carving becomes a slightly different prospect when a  succulent turkey faces you on  the Home dining table on December 25.  Timely  advice,   then,   is   to  Swirl of color  Most households have a dusty collection of nicely-shaped  bottles which no one has the  heart to throw away.  Here's a way to swirl them  in color to create highly decorative vases or lamp bases.  All you need are odds and ends  of left-over enamel.  First, give the bottle a base  coat of flat paint ��� creamy  beige is good. When the paint  has dried overnight, take a  good sized pail and fill it with  water to about four inches  from the top. Now, dribble a  few drops of each of several  colors of quick-drying enamel  on top of the water. The enamel will float and the drops  >can be flattened out on the  surface by blowing on them  gently.  Now comes the fun. Holding  the bottle by the neck ��� as  close to the top as possible ���  dip it down into the water.  The bottle will pick up the  'colors on top of the water as -  it goes down, so make sure a  smooth, continuous motion is  used ��� don't stop half way.  Give it a twist as you dip it  to create a swirl of color.  As each bottle is dipped, extra paint will have to be added  to the pail. But don't use too  much paint at once. Very small  drops do the trick. When dry,  give the surface a lustre with  wax, and polish.  You'll find you have a pattern of color which could never  be produced by brush, or, for  that matter, ever be repeated.  If you decorate bottles for your  friends, you can assure them  that the designs are guaranteed  exclusive!  45* ���_-.-���_-_. 4-��  first slice off the bird's right  leg. You can carve it ��� if it's  not already requested by a  diner ��� by holding on to the  drumstick and laying it flat on  a platter. Start by carving the  meat off the tender second  joint first, and the rest will  slice off easily.  The right leg attended to,  the breast is next on the list.  Here the carver should hold  the left leg to steady the bird,  then carve towards oneself.  This system produces fine  slices that don't fall apart. You  strike the grain when slicing  in the other direction, and it  is harder to keep slices  thin.  The rest of the bird can be  carved in this fashion. When  the wing is reached it can be  cut off and the tasty, popular  meat around it sliced ��� always with tlie knife drawn toward the  carver.  In this way the "head of tlie  table" can avoid crumbling  clumsy pieces of meat and produce clean slices that look attractive on every Christmas  plate.  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the  Liquor Control Board or by Ihe Government of British Columbi  .���^^���***^M*-*%*M'^  HOLIDAY DANCE  with  TALLER O'SHEA  and his  PISTOL-PACKIN' RHYTHM  NEW YEAR'S EVE  ROBERTS CREEK COMMUNITY HALL  NOVELTIES SUPPLIED  FRIDAY, JAN. 2  PENDER HARBOUR  9   _iJ _���%-���"��_   ��S  GIBSONS SCHOOL HALL  EVERYBODY WELCOME  LARGEST  FISHERMAN  Japan is still the country with  the world's biggest catch of fish.  A yearbook of fishery statistics,  issued by the United Nations  Food and Agriculture Organization, showed that in 1957 Japan  caught 5,399,000 metric tons of  fish ��� more than 18 percent  of the total world catch. The  United States catch was 2,741,-  000, or a little more than half  the Japanese figure. FAO said  the total world catch in 1957  reached 29,960,000 tons.  COMPLETE LINE OF HI-FI AND \  RECORD PLAYERS AT SPECIAL  CHRISTMAS PRICES  RICHTER'S  RADIO &  TV CENTRE  PHONE SECHELT 6  ^i#l#j#.#i#j&_$j#^^  ..��������  MEAT MARKET  THESE FOOD BUYS BELONG ON YOUR  Christmas Menu  45*  ���������������  ������������0  45*  ��-  DELICIOUS HOLIDAY 111!  45*  45*  ���������<���  45*  45*  45*  45*  45*  4g*  45*  45*  45*  ���������������  45*  45*  -���������o  45*  45*  45*  45*  A T YOUR  43*  ������I..  43*  48*  ���a...  48*  ft....  48*  43*  Widest Selection - Easy Shoppin:  COME IN NOW WHILE STOCK IS COMPLETE  OPEN FRIDAY EVENING  48*  Oft".  43*  48*  ..���f><0  ��� �����������  48*  45*  ;45*  45*  ...<������  45*  ....ft  ���:.0  CHRISTMAS   DINNER  IS IMPORTANT  PLACE  YOUR VALUABLE  ORDER WITH US NOW  WHILE STOCKS ARE  PLENTIFUL  Holiday  TURKEYS- CHICKENS  43*  48*  ��� ������������  *xnjf^  45*  -���>������  45*  ���������������  45*  ���������������  45*  45*  ���������������  45*  45*  45*  COTTAGE MLS  GUARANTEED  COMPETITIVE PRICES  Phone SECHELT 51  ���������������  43*  4g*  .45*  ������������a  45*  ...SO  45*  ��� ������  43*  ���������������  43*  ��� ���*���*  43*  ...43*  ��� ������������  43*  ��� ��������*  43*  43*  ���������������  43*  43*  43*  43*  Ca...  43*  ���������������  43*  ��� a...  43*  �������������- ���*  ��� ������������  43*  43*  43*  43*  . *>....  43*  ���������������  43*  ��� a...  43*  ��� a...  43*  43*  43*  43*  ��� ���>...  43*  ��� ������������  43*  ��� ������������  43*  ��� a...  43*  ���a...  ��� a...  43*  ��� �����������  43*  (a...  43*  ��� a...  43*  43*  43*  ���������������  48*  48*  ��� a...  PHONE 52.  KEN WATSON  .....  48*  43*  48*  ;?*!W��?$.$!*;*!fti4!tW 3*!*!*!*!0!*?<|f!*.0!$!*^ By Thomas Humphries  Thursday morning, June 19,  we   left  Cambridge  and   took  secondary  roads  through   Saffron   Walden   to   Chelmisford,  where we managed to get lost  fore finding a nice but rather  expensive place for lunch on  the outskirts of the town. Pro-  foadly  in the noon traffic be-  ceeding on our way we reached    Tilbury,    having    avoided  London   and   its   traffic,   and  here we took a dilapidated ferry over the Thames estuary to  Gravesend.  Here we joined a  main artery of traffic between  London,   Canterbury   and  the  East Coast, now known as high  way A2 but built on the historic   Roman  road  known  as  "Watling   Street.  This   is  the  road made famous by Chaucer  in his book 'Canterbury Tales'  where 29 companions, comprising a   wonderful cross section  of  English   society  made   the  pilgrimage in  1390 from London to Canterbury. It took the  pilgrims   three days to  make  the journey, whereas we made  it. in three hours.  Canterbury Cathedral is,  perhaps, the oldest and finest  cathedral in England. Certainly it is one of the largest and  best known and we felt it was  well worthwhile to spend the  next morning in Canterburv  taking a tour of the Cathedral  and its environs although the  Tain came down in torrents.  The main building of the Cathedral was not damaged during the war although many  building�� close by were completely- demolished.  A curious result of this bomb  damage was that ancient Roman ruins were uncovered  ���which had been buried for  centuries under buildings constructed at a later date. They  have now been carefully excavated and cleaned up.       Our guided tour took us  through the old city and the  environs of the Cathedral, rich  in history as a place of pilgrimages also as the place  where the infamous murder of  Thomas a Beckett was executed. As any reader of English  history knows this murder took  place inside the precincts of  the cathedral itself. We saw  the ruins of ancient churches,  portions of the old city wall,  old buildings .of. flint wall .con- ..  struction in addition to the  Roman ruins-mentioned above.  We    left    Canterbury    after  BELOVED  CAROL  The most beloved carol of  the many that are sung in all  parts of the world is -'Silent  Night" that simple and tender  German song.  Its origin was unknown for  many years. Recent research,  however, disclosed that it was  written by Joseph Mohr. an assistant priest in Oberndorf in  South Germany. The melody  ���was composed by a schoolmaster,  Franz Gruber.  The poet and the composer  were part of the choir that  sang the carol for the first  time on Christmas Eve in the  Oberndorf church in 1818.  lunch and drove on to Dover  where we saw the White Cliffs  made famous in song and Dover Castle perched on a high  hill overlooking the sea. We  toured the promenade and  docks then started wast along  the south coast through Folk-  stone, a delightful resort, and  on to Rye, where we put up for  the night at the George Hotel,  a historic place four centuries  old. Here we met a Mr. and  Mrs. Moore who were the first  Canadians we had seen since  arriving in England. Not only  were they Canadians but British Columbians from Vancouver where, before his retirement, Mr. Moore was the manager of the Bank of Montreal  in West 'Point Grey. This was  quite a coincidence and a pleas-,  ant surprise indeed, particularly as Mr. Moore turned over  to us a batch of Vancouver  Province copies which had  been forwarded on to him at  Rye.  Driving along the south  coast from Dover we were interested to see frequent road  signs in three languages, Eng-  Open seasonl  Mistletoe, that distinctive  Christmas green, is usually  thought of as merely good holiday decoration or as a creator  of open season on ladies fair  for otherwise bashful   swains'.  Mistletoe did not always  hold this position in our lives.  The Druids called it "all-heal,"  and thought it held many miraculous virtues. The Scandinavians dedicated it to their goddess of love, Freja. Probably  this goddess of love is responsible for the custom of kissing  under  the mistletoe.  The power to heal, to protect against sickness, to perform magic deeds ��� all these  and more are the qualities ascribed to this plant in legends,  traditions and even in ancient  histories and literature.  Mistletoe is a parasite, which  infests branches. of various  trees of both hardwood and  conifers, but mainly on hardwoods. One specie�� is found exclusively, however, on conifers.  Guaranteed  Watch &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris* Jewelers  Mail ��rders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  Buy and Use  Christmas Seals  Help Fight W  xt,G--SHBx>  -<*  ELECTRIC STREET CAR TROLLEY POLE INVENTED IN TORONTO  Another notable achievement in 1883 was  the creation of the distinguished Canadian  Rye Whisky, Seagram's "83". Generations of  Canadians since 1883 have enjoyed the distinctive  flavour and bouquet of this fine whisky.  WJznactcanZAMw^u  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the  liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  lish, French and German, warning drivers to keep to the left.  The rule of the right prevails  on the continent and these  signs were to warn continental  visitors   arriving  at  Dover  and Folkstone to change their  habits while in England.  We left Rye Saturday morning, June 21 in a strong gale  blowing off the English Channel and drove through the  Romney Marshes to Eastbourne  where we had planned to stay  the weekend. However, the hotel we had written to for a reservation was full so we went  on to Brighton and Hove. Here  the wind was still blowing a  gale, waves were breaking  over the promenade, the place  was crowded with weekenders  from London and the traffic  was terrific so we decided to  go   right   on   to  Southampton  and spend the weekend there.  We reached Southampton  about 5.30, pretty tired after  driving all day in rain and  wind 110 miles along the busy  south coast highway. However,  we had seen some interesting  historical places on the way  such as Hastings, Newhaven  and Arundel Castle and we had  seen some beautiful Sussex  countryside.  Southampton was in the  throes of a carnival when we  arrived and after dinner we  saw a great parade of floats  and bands down High Street.  We had a very relaxing and interesting evening at the Dolphin, another ancient innJ500  years old, watching guests arrive, their baggage plastered  up with steamer labels, bound  for all pars of the world.  There   are   many  evidences  of the tremendous bombing of  Southampton   during the war.  The dock area and High Street  are practically all new but,  strange to say, the Dolphin,  right on High Street was practically untouched although a  church next door was almost  completely demolished only  the walls and tower still standing. The inside of the church  Coao. New.-, Dec.  13, 1333.    7  has been sown to grass and  ���"snade into a memorial garden.  The old Bar-Gate up High.  Street is still standing as are  parts of the old city wall and  the monument to the Pilgrirf.  Fathers, down by the docks, is  still there.  41st & GRANVILLE  On New and Near New  1958 FORDS. EDSELS  Phone SECHELT 107  FRESH FLOWERS  POTTED PLANTS  XMAS  CENTERPIECES  GIFT ITEMS  DECORATIONS  ALL MODELS  j Our volume, sales, plus a financing flexibility make  it possible for Peninsula car buyers to own a new or  better used car. When in Vancouver drop ijn and discuss your car purchase with one of our Budget Advisors.  MICKEY COE will be pleased to show you our complete line of FORDS, MONARCHS, EDSELS and the  completely new GALAXIE.  REMEMBER, when you drive that new car away,  your return fare is paid on Blackball Ferries.  NEW AND GOOD USED CARS are definitely, selling  for less at Canada's fastest growing FORD���EDSEL���  MONARCH centre.  Call MICKEY COE at  KE. 8080  RES. BR 7-6497  MODEL DEM  SPECIAL  95  EASY TERMS  FULLY AUTOMATIC  1959 WASHER  Only Kelvinator has "MAGIQ MINUTE*-' dirt | loosener. Clothes  are pre-scmbbed in double rich spds to floosen dirt and grime.  Separate  cycles for all  fabrics  Choice of wash temperatures  Full 9 lb. capacity  Model WAJ2  Multiple rinses  Lint-free  overflow rinsing  Modern belt-drive ��� no gears  m  1-#I/*VL  De Luxe Built-in Filter  KELVINATOR AUTOMATIC WASHER ��� Price $299.95  Safer "ALL-FABRIC WASHING" with built-in .Automatic  Lint- Filter ��� operates on all wash-cycles.  Separate cycles  for all fabrics  Modern belt-drive ��� no gears  Water temperature selection  Lint filter   ...i.i.i.i.i; ."j. '.  ���i*i*ri*i*'TrTr*t*r'r *'*���*���*���*'  EASY TERMS  Phone  SECHELT 3  TTwnun miiT"��� r*'��"liwwffl"ff��r~��'"1'"'"~-l"w' 8    Coast News,  Dec,   18  1958.  MASONIC   DRAW  Results of the Masonic draw  for a portable typewriter show  that ticket S93 held by Verna  Turner was winner.  DRESSED DOLL  A dressed doll sponsored by  the   Headlands    Service   Club  was   won by Mr. J.  Renfrew,  642 W. 24th Ave., North Vancouver.  Kinsmen  draw  on   Thursday  Tickets for Kinsmen Christmas charities have been nearly all sold and over $100 has  been raised for use in the Gib  JAP ORANGES   $1-43 box  $2,79 bdle.  49c  89c  81c  31e  W  McCOLL'S MINCEMEAT   24 oz.  MIXED NUTS IN SHELL ���..������ - 2 ">��� bag  NABOB COFFEE - 1 lb. bag  JELLO POWDERS     ----.- 3 for  SnUFFED OLIVES 8 oz. 33c       12 oz 59c 16 oz. 79c  C & B PLUM PUDDING     16 oz. 65c       32 oz.-$1.25  MONARCH MARGARINE 2 - 1 lb. pkts.   59c  CRANBERRY SAUCE        2 tins   45c  ALMOND PASTE  8 oz. pkts.   35c  CHRISTMAS CANDY    , ~  bag 39c  CANDY CANES     6 for 29c  GINGER  WINE,   LARGE   BOTTLE     59c  FRESH MEATS ��� FRUITS AND VEGETABLES  sons area. The draw will take  place Thursday,   Dec.  18.  Anyone wishing to attend the  New Year's "S-ve Dance isi advised to contact and Kinsman  as soon as possible, as tickets,  limited to 100 couples, are going fast.  At a recent dinner meeting  Charlie Mandlekau and Gordon Goertzen were initiated  and have already proven themselves good Kinsmen.  Kinsmen from Sechelt and  Gibsons are now planning the  Mothers' March campaign on  Jan. 31, 1959. With the assistance of PTAs and other March  ing Mothers the area from Port  Mellom to 'Pender Harbour will  be covered.  Gen. Bullmoose says: It is rumoured a Scot was recently turned back at the Pearly Gates by St. Peter's  remark that he did not want to cook mush for one.  BE PREPARED ���  EAT BOB DONLEY'S KIPPERS  INSTEAD  NOW AVAILABLE  WE NOW HAVE A VARIETY OF STYLES IN SHOES,  SLIPPERS AND RUBBERS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY  SPECIAL UNTIL CHRISTMAS  LADIES LOAFERS < - < * $2.99 pr.  FREE!       FREES  FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE ��� SELF-SERVICE TUBE TESTING  REPLACING BAD TUBES CURES 90% of TV TROUBLES  FIX IT YOURSELF      SAVE MONEY  REMOVE TUBES - TEST THEM FREE ON OUR TUBE TESTER  REPLACE DEFECTIVE TUBES FROM OUR LARGE STOCK  ALSO AVAILABLE  THE AMAZING T.V. ROLL-A-GUIDE  HELPS YOU REPAIR YOUR OWN TELEVISION SET  0PM; Mon, inn. Dec. 22 & 23 mil il 9 p.m.  Wed. Dec. 24 until 6 p.m.  Midway General Store  New Explorers  are initiated  The young Explorers group  of Gibsons United Church, recently formed by Mrs. Margaret Hauka, met at the home of  Mr. and Mrs. W.S.. Potter for  initiation ceremonies. Mrs.  Ifauka explained the workings  of the Explorers after which  the initiation and Explorers'  prayer were said.  The member�� are Carol  Crowhurst, Rhonda Watson,  Phyllis Hauka, Wendy Skellett  Judy Cartwright, Daphne Inglis, Karen Hansen, Christine  Hansen,  Linda Peterson.  Attending the ceremony were  Rev. and Mrs. David Donaldson  Sunday school superintendent  Mr, H. Hayden and Mrsi. Hay-  den, Miss F. Grant, Mrs. Doris  Skellett, Mrs. H. Inglis, Mrs.  Iona Hansen and Mrs. Margaret Hauka.  On behalf of the Explorers  group, Carol Crowhurst thanked the ladies for the help they  had given after which tea was  served.  The BANK ef NOVA SCOTIA  TIME TO  TRADE?  borrow et low cost through  emr n mumm  FREE DELIVERY  GIBSONS  Phone 144  Christening  Heather Elizabeth, three-  month-old daughter of Mr. and  Mrs. J.S. Duncan, Franklin Rd.  was christened Sunday in the  Gibson Memorial United  Church by Rev. David Donaldson, Godparents were Mr. and  Mrs. W.R. Legge, Whalley, B.C.  Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs.  J; McQuaters, Crescent Beach,  and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. W. Duncan, Gibsons.  . A reception was held at the  home of the baby's parents after the ceremony. Among those  attending were Rev. and Mrs.  Donaldson, Mr. and Mra. J.  McQuaters, Mr. and Mr��. Wm.  W. Duncan, Mr. and Mrs. W.R.  Legge and Mr. and Mrs. A.  Trousdale, White Rock.  RON'S SHOE REPAIRS  SALES & SERVICE  for  Quality Boots and Shoes  for  Men and Boys  Heads Work Boots  Local Agent for:  LECKIES  Dress Shoes  Romeos  Boots  Specializing in the Finest Fishermen's "Romeo'  Slipper .... by Leckie  sechelt LANG'S DRUG STORES - GIFTS of QUALITY���  THE SMALL FRY     iJIJST  $84.50  Christmas Crackers     $1.00  Tree Stands   $1.49  DECORATIONS  CHRISTMAS LIGHTS  Outdoor and Indoor  CHOCOLATE NOVELTIES  COUTTS HALLMARK CARDS  CARLTON CARDS  Polaroid Land Camera  Your Print in 1 Minute  $112.50  Buy and Use  Christmas Seals  Jolly Jumpers     $10.95  Baby Bath       2.99  Baby Harness         1.69  CUDDLY TOYS _ TOWEL SETS  DIAPER BAGS _ FEEDING DISHES  BOTTLE WARMERS ��� RATTLES  Zipper Binders    from $ 3.50  Umbrellas          4.98  Jig Saw Puzzles          69c  Mouth Organs  $1.00 up  Match Box Toys     29c  Beaded Leather Belts $ 1.49  DOLLS - MANICURE SETS  Ronson Varaflame Lighter  Coty Perfumes    .. $18.50  $1.00 up  Starlet Camera  $ 6.95  Starflash Outfit     $17.50  Smith Corona Portable  Typewriter       $74.95  Sony All Transistor Radio $49.95  VIEW MASTER    $4.95  NOW $3.45  ELECTRIC TRAIN 49.95  Help Fight T_��  CHANEL No. 5 _ SHALIMAR  EVENING IN PARIS  iNEW NECKLET & EARRING  SETS  BOXED STATIONARY  LEATHER WRITING CASES  Fancy Playing Cards      $1.50  CHOCOLATES-the finest money can  buy���Pot of Gold, Black Magic, Turtles-  Almond Roca Ganongs, Caley, Neilson?  Bulk Christmas Mixes    59c lb.  COMPACTS ��� COLOGNES  Fancy Soaps from 50c  Parker Jotter Pen Set   $3.95  LADIES BILLFOLDS - KEY CASES  WATCHES - WATCH STRAPS  TRAVEL CASES  BATH POWDERS ��� TALCUMS  BUBBLE BATH  NAIL POLISH KITS  $18-*-. 3 5  JUST FOR HIM  CAMERAS AND OUTFITS  Brownie Hawkeye Outfit  $17.50  Argus Match Matic      79.50  Argus Projector       99.50  Kodak Showtime 8   $175.00  Brownie Movie ��� 3 Turret    (84.50  TRIPODS _ SCREENS  LIGHT METERS _ ALBUMS - FILMS  LIGHT BAR _ FLASH BULBS  REELS ��� SPLICERS ��� VIEWERS  Photo Guides and Books  Remington Rollectric Razor .... $35.95  Ronson Shaver .'... $19.95  Phill-shave Speed Shaver ...... $29.95  Timex Watches  from    7.95  Shave Brushes   $1.25 to $10  Parker 61 Pen    $25  CUFF LINK SETS ��� BAROMETERS  BINOCULARS - WALLETS  TOBACCO POUCHES _ PIPES  CIGARS _ TOBACCOS  CIGARETTE 50's  DESK SETS

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