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Array Provincial Librar  Victoria, B. C.  fi?.!'     i^.V.  I". J*.  ;?? Just Fine? Fqod ,,; _  ^,DANNY*SW^.V  DINING   ROOM  Phone Gibsons 140  SERVING THE GROWING SUNSHINE COAST  Published in Gibsons, B.C. Vol ume 12, Number 6,  February 5, 1959.  RAY  WHITING  RADIO-CONTROLIiED  PHONE     250     GIBSONS  24 HR. COURTEOUS SERVICE  collection  hits $1,000  As Mothers' March donations came in Sat., Jan. 31. approximately $1,000 was totalled up for the Gibsons area,  with more to come in. Final  results will be in next week's  Coast News for  each district.  On behalf of the B.C. Child  Care, Polio and Rehabilitation  Fund, Gibsons Kinsmen thank  all those who gave so generously-  A special thank you to all  the Marching Mothers and  those who gave their time to  make this a success. In the  Eoberts Creek area the canvassing was done by Elphinstone High School girl��, Carole Brow:**., Andrea Iuon, Sharon Marsh, Sheila Smith, Jean  Baba, Helen McSavaney and  Patty Smith?  In Port Mellon, these PTA  members took part, Mrs. J.  Macey*, Mrs. J. Swan, Mrs. A.  Edmunds, Mrs. M. Whitty and  Mrs. F. Zantolas. For the Hillside section, Mra. K. Austin,  and for Longview, Mrs. W.  Forshner and Mrs. S. Swanson.  Mrs. Johnston took charge  of Hopkins and in Soames  Point, Mrs. D. Hoops and Mrs.  FrOd Feeney canvassed.  Granthams was done by Mrs.  C. Beacon, Mrs. H. Stutchberry  .j Mrs.. L.  Gregory. Mrsi. Cress-  '' well   and Mrs. Lorna Alvaro.  Marching    Mpthers    in   the  Gibsons area were: Mrs. G. Da-  ���v-s,   Mrs.   B. Laing,   Mrs.   G.  -Murdoch, Mrs. B. McDonald,  Mrs. Skellet, iVlrs. Labonte,  Mrs. E. Bingley, Mrs. O. Han-  Ben, Mrs. Ellen Marshall, Mrs.  J. Clements, Mrs. Val Boyes,  Mrs. ���.,_��'* ABi^u^ett^:^Mr^J^^iyy  Mrs. . IDayidson, ?? Mrs.;:- Marg  Smith, Mrs. Rita Peterson,  Mrs. Y- Stenner, Mrs. Harrison,  Mr��. Gust, Mrs. Holland, Mrs.  J.  Fitchett, Mrs.  Marg Emer-  '��� s^n,rvlffii&(*^^  WyrigSeH,? Mrs.  Coates*, : Mrs.  Weihhandi;? Mrs.   Bill^Brown  andl^trs. Clark.    ?  One? donation wias received  by  Mrs.   Brackett  from Mile  496 on  the  Alaska  Highway.  Gibsons Kinsmen   and Kin-  v'etts organized the drive, and  assisted the Marching Mothers  where- ? ever possible. Kin  George Hunter; was in charge  of business canvassing, Gordon  Goertzen and his wdfe Gerry,  looked after : coin containers  in the stores?;Snd ^Gordon acted  as fund^^ tre^siirer.'Kijn president BiU?I_:pj^?OTgiariized Gib-  eons^ Marchiiig? ^Mothers. Local  publicity ?^nd; care'. chairman  was R. Finlay.  ., ' ?���*;�����-'    * * *>*>t^ **�� -IS "\ 1  BETTY PHILLIPS and ERNIE PRENTICE will be featured vocalists in the secopd of the series of concerts sponsored  by the 'Peninsula Overture Concert Association. Miss Phillips  and TVTr. Prentice are both well-known TV and radio entertainers. (See story on page 6) They will present a variety of selections  and styles in a pleasing and entertaining manner. The program  promises to be a treat for all concert-goers. Admission is by season's ticket pnly. The concert will be held at 8 p.m. in the Ephin-  stone High School on Feb. 12.  Whereas and whereof  over his 40 ft. pole. He suffered a back injury. The pole was  Sechelt topped Gibson�� in  1958 iri the amount of new construction, chiefly homes. Sechelt's* total in building permits, "showed $93,800 while  Gibsons stood at $86,478. Unorganized area total was $775,-  000* covering all building operations from Port Mellon area  northwest to Jervis Inlet.  These figures compiled on a  month to month basis by B.C.  Electric's office at Sechelt re-  iv teal that there is definitely no  slowing up in building homes  and commercial enterprises on  the Sunshine Coast and judging from real estate sales to  people intending to build it  would appear that there could  be an, increase coming.  Among the larger commercial projects during the year  were, the $45,000. hotel at Sea  side, ?$10,000 for Bal'�� Block,  Gibsdns, $5,000 iphone exchange at Gibsons, $50,000  plus for plant extension at  Port Mellon, $25,000 for plant  construction by Standard Oil  at Davis Bay and $5,000 on the  Pender Harbour telephone exchange. .  It must be remembered that  while fpermits are taken out at  an estimated cost level it is  rare "for that cost not to be exceeded so no stretch of imagin-  ire services  D  ecisiori up  tp ratepayers  Gibsons and ; District Ratepayers' association faces a crisis. Does it continue or does it;  fold up? <  A meeting to decide this will  be lieid Feb? 10 at 8 ?p.m. in the  United Church hall. At this  meeting theissue will; be put  squarely to'members whether  the association continues or  disbands. y  At the last meeting there  was not sufficient to make a  quorum, which under , association hylaws is necessary before  a meeting gets underway.  Postcards will be mailed ^to  the membership informing  them of the meeting' and it is  expected there should be  enough members turn out to  make some decision a�� to the  future of the association meetings. #  By Don Donaghan  ��A Louisville, Ky., girl preferred to go to school rather  than attend the governor's inauguration in Alaska. There's  still hope for the rising generation.?    yy y ' ?,,/.        ,.;.'  yy ':'���- y "y * y^sX^^jM^"^'* ������'��� y ��� * *'>v  A Detroit woman told the  court that her husband, after  the marriage ceremony, put  her on a bus and told her to  go home. The question arises  ..��� did he pay her bus fare?  A West Vancouver man has  to pay $1,862 damages to his  mother-in-law. And all the  poor fellow did was punch her,  knock her to the floor, kick  her and shove her out of his  house!  ���.-.*���*    *  A new sparkling cider, produced in B.C., is now on sale  in Manitoba at the price of  $2.25 for six bottles. The bottles must be made of cut glass.  *|s   ' H6 ���' .   ���  A $7,000 bed made in Britain is equipped with a tape  recorder, telephone, intercom  system, electric razor, tea-maker, pushbutton lights and curtain-openers. With a bed like  that, who needs a wife?  ��� .���_"'. .-.���'*'*:*  .'" A flagpole sitter in Tulsa,  Okla.,, was thrown to the  ground when high winds blew  undamaged.  * *    *   ,  An old woman in, Windsor,  Ont., who lived in apparent  :e>qve,r,ty ..hagj.Jff yn ,estate;^alu^  edat approximately���:>^230;_8$_ir'  Perhaps she was saving her  dough for an emergency, such  as a funeral.  * *    *   '  A group of commuters near  London, England, peeved at  what they called slow and erratic bus service, have purchase  ed a bus of their own and plac-: \  ed it in operation. That's Silly  r��� how will they be able to  call a strike.  Life must be dull in.Iran.  Newly-wedded couples there  are reported to have had their  marriages broken up by ��� of  all things ��� hula-hoopirig.  Although barely able to  speak any English; an immigrant shouted "Bingo" and carried off a $500 prize last week.  Didn't take him long to assimilate the high levels of Canadian culture.  F  pick Cooper  Sati^rdayi night's annual  meeting of Gibsons and Area  Volu_a|eer fire department el-  ectedfMr. G. Cooper as presi-  denti0Mr. W. Weirihandl vice-  president, Dick Kendall, treasurer ?ahd Mr. W. Wiren as secrets*  lVK��%e.*��J,  Fi  m  ire  orricers  Don't touch  fall  are e  lected  Day of Prayer  World Day of Prayer will  be held in the United Church  on Feb. 13 at 2 p.m.  This special service will be  conducted by the Pentecostal,  Anglican and United Church  women's groups.  A special invitation is extended to all women's' organizations to join as the women of  Gibsons area take their places  in the line which extends  around the earth in praise and  thanksgiving. x  en wires  Storms, falling trees and  "branches, and car accidents  do cause damage to overhead  power lines along? the Sunshine Coast. And the dangling  wires may look innoccent ���:  but may be dangerous.  If yjou see .a wire down, call  the nearest B.C. Electric office  at once. Linemen will answer  ~your call promptly.  "Never be tempted to touch  a fallen wire," warns F.H.  (Bob) Norminton, BCE district  ��� manager. "Electricity travels  fast ���;��� hits hard ��� and you  can't see it. During or after  a storm or accident, a fallen  wire must ��� under all circumstances ��� be considered as being dangerous."  Mr. Norminton also asks  that persons planning to fell  trees or 'blast near B.C. Electric power lines, advise the  nearest BCE office so precautions can be taken.  lEach year some people are  inconvenienced by interruptions to their electric service  because trees are dropped  across their power lines during  clearing operations, or tlie  lines are broken by blasting  operations.  At the annual general meeting of the Sechelt Volunteer  Fire Brigade, Wed., Jan. 28,  all former officers were reelected by acclamation. They  are T.H. Parish, fire chief, T.G.  Robilliard, assistant fire chief;  Tom Gory, captain No. 1 truck;  Maurice Hemstreet, captain No.  2 truck; Walter Waddell, sec-  retary-treasurer and H. Nelson  and W.L. Billingsley, executive  W.L. Billingg.ey was elected  chairman of meetings for the  coming year.  Fourteen fires were attended  during 1958, eight of them  chimney fires. There was one  total loss and two others in  which damage was about $1050  There were three calls for  the inhalator, a call to assist  Gibsons brigade at Bal's Block  fire and some members were  called to administer first aid  in a shooting case.  The brigade now has 1,000  feet of new hose, new engines  in both trucks and the Fire  Hall, it is hoped will be completed this year.  The members of the brigade  thank residents of the areas  served, the commissioners of  the Village of Sechelt, the department of Indian Affairs and  others for their generous support during the past year and  hope it will be repeated during 1959.  DiredtorsT' elected .were Mr.  W. Haley; Mr. E. Cooper, Mr.  M. Hough and Mr. F. Feeney.  Auditors will.be Jtleg Adams,  George Elander and Mr. G.  Cresswell.   ,  The'rneeting passed a proposed amendment to association bylaws wh?ich under membership clauses now reads that  \active menibers must be members of thie Volunteer Fire Services.  Fred Feeney was chairman  of\the 'meeting and Cliff Mahlman explained the workings  and accomplishments of the  Gibsons and Area Volunteer  Fire Department. The financial  statement was analyzed by  Dick Kendall to the satisfaction of members. Mr. Mahlman  then proceeded with an outline  of the aims of the association  for the Current year.  Thes Volunteer Fire Services has thanked Roy Fletcher for a generous donation  he had made to them.  Mr. Feeney demonstrated a  dry chemical fire extinguisher  and suggested that home owners should try to purchase this  type instead of buying something not recognized^ by the  Underwriters Laboratories.  Some types will soon be termed as unfit for recommendation  by the Underwriters. Labpra  tories. Anyone wishing to purchase an inexpensive, dependable and recognized home fire  extinguisher can do so through  the local Fire Department  which will recharge them with  the proper, chemical, at  cost.  liOSPITAr  MEETING  To ��� discuss possibilities of  forming a hospital association  which would explore possibilities of building a hospital nearer the larger centres of population, a meeting ha�� been  called for Saturday night in  Legion hall at Sechelt, start  ing at 8 p.m.  It is 'expected there will be  a number of Gibsons individuals who have already explored the situation, attending the  meeting.  The idea would be, it is un-  dersood, to see what could be  done about establishing a hos-  pial with sufficient beds to  serve the area based on population  requirements.  ation is needed to show that  more than $1,000,000 went into  new home and commercial construction during 1958.  Since B.C. Electric under  supervision of Bob Norminton,  district manager, started compiling building statistics in  May of 1957 it is safe to assume that close to $1,300,000  based on an actual permit figure of $1,144,570 has been  spent on construction along the  Sunshine Coast and of this total 75 percent would be for  new home��.  From May to December last  year $81,300 was spent on new  construction in Gibsons. In Sechelt the amount for the same  period was $60,100 and for  only two months, November  and December in the unorganized areas, $68,000 was recorded.  More homes means more  taxpayer�� and buyers of goods  on sale in the shopping areas  of%the Sunshine Coast.  One needs to take one look  only to decide that the types  of homes now being built along  the Sunshine Coast are of superior construction and are  usually made to fit into sur=  rounding landscape.  Chai  dmonisli  airman admonishes  silent   ratepayer  A complaint that he "did  not want to be a stool pigeon"  in reporting water wastage  roused the ire of Chairman  Ritchey when a complainant  appeared before Gibsons commission at Tuesday night's  meeting.  Chairman Ritchey said this  was not a law-abiding attitude  y and the only way to get the  corrections sought was to report to either the police or the  commission so proper action  cart be taken.  It was the only way to- establish a law abiding community and such reporting did not  constitute "stool pigeon" opera  tions, he said. The complainant  did not like paying $2.50 for  summer sprinkling while  others sprinkled without benefit of a permit.  In view of the fact Robert  Burns, the village clerk, reaches 65 years of age and also the  Vancouver were granted a permit for a $500 addition to an  existing house.  Accounts passed for payment totalled $1,489.30 of  which $788.66 went to fire protection, $500.22 general, $205.-  57 for water and $1.73 for  roads.  Sunshine Coast Fall Fair  wrote asking for the usual donation from the Village Commission which members of the  commission agreed to. The do^.  nation amounts to $25.  Red  gets  Cross  ready  Rev. David Donaldson of  Gibson .Memorial United  church was re-elected president' of the Gibsons-Port Mel-  ;year,.of ,retireme��t,.^  cinnoro   r?f-"iripr*f    thov   Tiurf    +*h*��   '    +1--. /-.*CW.-_.l   * -v-.^a';,-*".<" 'iU '  "it��/��  sioners decided they had the  power to allow Mr. Burns to  continue as clerk up to but  not more than five years from  the nresent.  W.D. and J.E. Scott of Gibsons were granted a building  permit for a dwelling to cost  $5,000. It will be built on Lot  three, Block 2, Sub-division  17-19 on District Lot 686.  Charles and  Flora Hicks of  Angl  year  ican  good  the - annual   meeting   in    the  !   Coast News office Saturday.  Mrs. Harry Reichelt was reelected     vice-president,     Mrs.  Jean Mainil, disaster chairman  and  Mrs.  Fred   Cruice,  secretary. Editor of the Coast News,  Fred Cruice,   has assumed duties as campaign ^manager for  ' this  year's  March  Red   Cross  campaign.  Mr. Donaldson will also be  branch delegate to the annual  Red Cross meeing to be held  ' this month in Vancouver.  Last year's campaign collected $877.45 which included  $125 from Port Mellon. The  quota for this year will remain  the same as last year. Ted Hen  niker of the Bank of Montreal,  last year's campaign manager,  reported he was pleased wittr  the effort put forth by the canvassers last year and hopes the  same success will occur this  year.  There will be an organization meeting of canvassers on  Sat, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. in the  Coast News office when plans  will be laid down for completion   of   this year's campaigm  They are building again at  St. Bart's  Not content to rest on their  bars after building a new vicarage, the church committee  has set about providing much  needed extra space for the  Sunday school and a considerable extension to the Parish  Hall is   just about completed.  While this committee has  not planned a special canvass  for funds to pay for this addition, it feels confident that  many will wish to contribute  toward providing the proper  facilities for the religious education of the children.  Donations from well-wishers  such as parents of children attending the Sunday school,  will be greatly appreciated  and should be sent to the Parish treasurer, at Box 212, Gib-  eons.  -   At  the annual vestry'meeting of the Parish of St. Bar-    sponsor a public square dance  tholomew  held  Jan.    30,   the    to be held at Granthams Hall,  following officers  were   elect-    Feb. 14, 8:30 p.in.  Square dance  at Granthams  The enthusiasm created by  the night school course in  square dancing, plus the re'.-iv-  al of square dancing in all  parts of the country has inspired   night   school  members   to  ed for 1959: People's warden,  Hugh Coleopy; treasurer, John  Clou; secretary, H.O. Hincks:  delegates to synod. J. Clou and  A. Andrews; alternates, W.  Lissiman and W. Boucher; senior sidesman, Vince Bracewell:  stewardship and envelopes,  Archie Mainwaring and John  Robinson; grounds committee,  George Webb, and Ed Anderson; W.A. representative, Mrs.  P. Cambourne; W.A. liason.  Mrs. F. Mainwaring; members  at large, J. Garlick, J.R.W. Mason and E.N. Henniker. John  Wood was appointed vicar's  warden by Rev. D.F. Harris.  The congregation was gratified to learn that Mr. George  Cooper had consented to act  as Sunday school superintendent and thus relieve Mrs. Os  waid of the heavy burden she  has so cheerfully borne foi  so many years.  If you don't know a do-si-do  from a do-sa-do come and learn  ifrom Bud Blatchford, experienced teacher and caller. It is  hoped popular demand will  call for subsequent dances,  with the eventual forming of  a. club.  So if you want to do something special for your best girl  on Valentine's Day, take her  square dancing at Granthams,  BINGO CLIMAX  The Bingo binge in the  school hall Thursday night is  approaching a climax -��� one  that is believed overdue. The  $50 four-corner sprint is expected to go this week. If it does  not it will have officials of the  binge more than non-plussed.  The number of calls on it in.  creases weekly. It is now at  the peak of calls. Who will be  the winnah?? ]JS   Coast New_q_ Feb. 5,   1959.  The Timid Soul  A WEBSTER CLASSIC  An ABC Weekly  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.,  every Thursday, at Gibsons, B.C.  Box 128, Gibsons, B.C., Phone 45Q  FRED CRUICE, Editor and Publisher  DON DONAGHAN, Advertising Manager  Member B.C. Weekly Newspapers Advertising Bureau  Fancbuver office- 508 Hornby St., Phone MUtual 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.  Sates 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.  National Health Week  National Health Week will be celebrated in 1959, for the  15th year, fdom Feb. 1 to Feb. 7. The object of National Health  Week is to permeate the entire country with educational material from all legitimate sources, in order that during one week  in the year all may have the opportunity of getting the facts  not only as to the seriousness of disease but as to the means  which should be taken to combat disease.  During National Health Week, departments of health,  doctors, dentists, nurses and nutritionists will combine with  national societies in the field of health to utilize all of the media  of publicity and co-operate to carry the message of health to all  parts of the country.  Promotion folders, giving, full information as to what any  group in Canada may do to help promote National Health Week,  are available to all who care to ask for them. It is hoped that  our readers will do their best to help spread information about  health in their various communities.  Compromise would help  To get proper perspective on the argument between Mayor  Alsbury and newspapers in Vancouver one should ask the question is the mayor fighting the press generally or just a certain  Vancouver newspaper.  The expression "disproportional representation" which  was used in an editorial last week' applies in this case. The mayor  is complaining about the type of reporting that occurs. At this  point it should be pointed out the liberty of the press is no more  sacred than the rights of others.  When one side is adamant, surely the other side has the  right to be just as adamant. The power of the press is not absolute. Compromise sometimes works wonderfully well.  Love over the telephone  The telephone company's study of combinations and permutations shows that this can happen only once in five thousand  calls, but the young fellow claims that is too often. Once was  ���enough to cause him a lot of trouble, he says. It seems that he  and his girl telephoned each other's apartments at the siame time.  Each got a busy signal. He mildly wondered "what other jerk is  trying to date miy girl?" Later when he got through to her and  they both explained, he had a good laugh about it. "Trouble is,"  the young fellow sayfs,.- "she doesn't believe me. Thinks I was  talking to another girl. The thing is causing me a lot of trouble."  He was upset enough to call the telephone company and  Jell about it all. That was when he learned of the five-thousand-  to-one chance. The telephone man said the company had provided against practically any kind of disaster, except love.  The Printed Word,  Letters to the editor  Editor: Your editorial this  week "Better' Support Required' prompts me to write you  again. However, first let me  mention how pleased I was to  read our village clerk's report  in a previous issue. Bob has become accustomed to giving us  such splendid reports that we  have practically grown to expect them.  Gibsons like most places  cithed enjoys or suffers from  a multiplicity of organizations.  Many of them are afflicted  with the same complaint, lack  ���of attendance at their meetings. TVitis or some other itis  being too strong a counter attraction on meeting night.  I feel you will be doing the  Ratepayers organization a ser-  ice if you can insert this let-  BOOKS  in Library  Non-fiction  Lindemann: Alone at Sea.  Yutang:  The Secret Name.    '  Werfel:   And   the  Bridge   is  "Love.  Turnbull: Out Of My Heart.  Walsh: The Young Ones.  Montgomery: Memoirs Of,  Mielke: Disaster At Sea.  Mosley:    The    Cat   and   the  Mice.  <*  Fiction  Cloete: Gazella.  Nathan: So Love Returns.  ?  Bentley:  Crescendo.  Pasternak: Dr. Zhivago.  Strong: Light Above the Lake.  Williamson: The Sunlit Plain.  Brown: Nurse's Story.  Robertson:    Justice   of    the  Heart  Benchley: One To Grow On.  Parrijsh: The Lucky  Ones.  Mysteries:  AHingham:  Tether's End.  Downes: Orders To Kill.  Gardiner: The Mourner.  Gardner:   The   Case   of   the  Calendar Girl.  Mitcham: The Man From Bar  Barbour.  ter in your next issue as it just  precedes their regular meeting  night which is Tuesday Feb. 10.  This meeting may be their  last for some time. For several  months past attendance and  interest has been about equal.  Last meeting fell just short of  a quorum despite the fact that  three village commissioners attended. It was decided to transact business in order to dispose of correspondence and  keep the organization functioning.  At that the few faithful attendees are about fed up and  it was tacitly agreed that unless there is a fair turn out  next meeting that it will be as  well to shut up shop.  The caretaker officers are  anxious to have an election in  order that they may be relieved of'their offices. Therefore,  readers it is up to you, if you  don't come along to the next  meeting it will be assumed that  you are agreed to let the Ratepayers organization cease to  exist.  Dave Rees.  Editor: It is worthy of note  in your paper that a Very interesting article in the current  issue of the Canadian Geographic Magazine is by a local  journalist, L.R. Linton of  Roberts Creek.  Marvin W. Whyte.  How to lose capital  Unless a government takes  decisive steps to control the  rise of inflation, it is defrauding and swindling its people.  This is the theme of an article  by Andre Visson, Paris author,  ity on European politics, in the  February issue of Reader's Digest.  Drawing from the recent pc-  onomic history of France, he  illustrates by compelling example, the cost to the individual of overs-taffed and inefficient government machinery,  government subsidies and the  unbalanced budget. j  Proving hew dearly the citizen must pay in the end for  what the state gives away for  nothing, he ciieii a_nicng oJiers  the case history of Roger Le  tourneau of Normandy.  With typical French thrift  and thought for the future, he  sacrificed   to   purchase   annu  ities to provide a minimum of  comfort for himself and his  wife in later years.  What L^tourneau couldn't  forsee war. that a pound of butter he could buy for 10 francs  in 1927 would cpst his widow  410 francs today. What was  destined to provide for her  security in -old age, allows her  to shop only for one egg at a  time, for a little milk every  other day and a slice of ham  once a week.  For far too many people in  France a dream of old age security has turned into a nigr-.t-'  mare of poverty. Every Frenchman, who put his savings in  government bonds before or  after World War II has lost  the major share of his capital.  The once adequate pensions of  World War I veterans are now  worth no more to them than  60 cents a month.  BY TONY GARGRAVE, ML A  The official opening ceremony df the third session of  the 25th 'Parliament of .British  Columbia, was a day of frills,  guns and a rain-soaked guard  of honor. The public love these  ceremonial affairs. The demand  for tickets always exceeds the  supply.  This year there was a slight  difference because the Throne  Speech was much longer and  the Lieutenant Governor had"  a full 30 minutes reading time.  We are warned in the Speech  that five Royal Commission  reports will be laid before us  and two more are uncompleted. There will be lots of work  ahead.  Legislation is also promised  to assist the education and  training of retarded children  as well as increased grants to  school districts and V.B.C.  These are   anxiously  awaited.  The government tells us  they are deeply concerned with  unemployment and intend to  refer the matter to the committee on labor. I am opposed  tc this procedure because that  was done at the 1958 session.  The committee met 16 organizations.��� anyone with an idea.  . They labored long and patiently. They Admitted that there  w-s no single solution but listed nine recommendations;  things to be done as sort of  sr.op gaps. Finally, the committee advised that the whole matter be referred to the B.C. Research council.  There are 40,000 unemployed reported in the Lower Mainland. The federal government  haa offered to pay.50% of the  wage costs of special relief  projects but the municipalities are unable, even with good  intentions, to handle the problem. Obviously the provincial  government has some responsi  bility.  They- must co-operate with  the municipalities and offer to  take, a goodly share of the  costs. No good can come of  referring it to a committee for  study. The problem has been  referred ��� it has been studied.  Our system of private enterprise cannot plan for full employment, it can only spend  extra money on special projects'  to relieve the worst of the situation. Part of our job is to  see that any such projects will  be socially useful and not mere  make-work projects.  Robert Strachan took his  turn last Monday. He was critical of various government departments including education,  welfare and mental institutions  His strongest condemnation  was that the .report of the mental health services was not  presented to the house until  the last day of the session, too  late to discuss its content.  Even at the time of writing,  ten months later, some MLA's  have not received a copy. The  reason this report was suppress  sed said Strachan, was because  responsible staff members had  disclosed that shortage of personnel had caused a lowering  in the quality of services.  REALTORS TO MEET  Between 300 and 400 B.C.  realtors and their wives are expected to attend the third annual iconvention of the B.C. Association of Real Estate Boards!  at Harrison Hot Springs Hotel-  April 13 and. 14.  Hosting this year's convention  will be the Westminster County  Real Estate Board. Donald H.  Kcyl, President of the Canadian  Association of, Real Estate  Boards will be attending the  convention.  5.14 p. m. You stall  5.17 p.m. You change to Chevron  Why wait until you stall before you change to Chevron? Why wait until a  hundred motor-horns hoot behind you? Chevron Gasolines stop cold weathei  engine stalls at traffic lights and intersections. Act now! Get positive protection  against .carburetor icing ��� with the help of D.M.F. (Dimethyl Formamide),  a special additive in both grades of Chevron Gasoline. Quit stalling! Get  smoother idling, sure-fire starting ���fill up at the sign of the Chevron!  STANDARD STATIONS ��� CHEVRON DEALERS   where we take better care of your car  STANDARD   OIL   COMPANY   OF   BRITISH   COLUMBIA   LIMITE  21-390A -fr-1'    - ��.,  Eight week trip for young men  Six young businessmen from  Washington State and British  Columbia, selected by Rotary as  potential community ��� leaders,  ���will leave Vancouver Feb. 5 in  the liner Orsova for an all-expense paid, eight-week trip to  New Zealand.  25,' whichj is often neglected because of the modern emphasis  on teenage problems and development.   ��� :'U';>'.,-."' -"--''  Each of the young men selected is considered a potential  leader in his own field and in  his    community- following -six  ���'. Recipients    of   these   Rotary    months of study, by Rotary cluhs  Overseas    Travel    awards    are     in  Washington  and B.C;     '  George Anderson of Chemainus,  B.C., Howard Hatfield, Jr. of  Seattle, James Hood of Nelson,  __.C., Denis Marshall of Salmon  Arm, B.C., Edward Wilson of  Spokane, Wash, and Van Alan  Youmgquist of Mount Vernon,  Wash.  The Rotary travel awards are  iset up a a'- means of recognizing  an age ��-c_P, those from '20 to  Occupations in which the  young are employed .include  banking, publishing, > dairy farming, airlines, oU production and  youth organization.  Leader of the trip is Dr. Lyman Partridge of Ellensburg,  Wash., who is associated with  Central Washington College of  Education.  The group will travel to New  Zealand by way of San -Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu  and Suva (Fiji Islands) arriving  in Auckland February 24- They  will spend just under four weeks  in New Zealand as guests of  New Zealand Rotary clubs. During this time they will visit  courts, schools, industries,.farms  and other representative sections  of the country.  The group leaves New Ze&?,  land March 21 aboard another  Orient & Pacific liner, }he Himalaya,, and arrives in Vancouver  April 4 after again visiting the  Fiji  and   Hawaiian  Islands.  s at  SECHELT THEATRE  I  FRIDAY .  ROBT. MITCHTJM  FEB. 6    ���"':.*?���  - GENE'BARRY  "Thunder Road  ir  SATURDAY ��� FEB. .7  JOEL McCREA ��� VIRGINIA MAYO  "Tall Stranger"  TECHNICOLOR  MON., TUES. - FEB. 9 &10  JOHN MILLS ��� RICH. ATTENBOROUGH  "Dunkirk"  \ .  it  WED., THURS. _ FEB. 11 & 12  DOUBLE FEATURE  YVONNE LIME ��� BRETT HALSEY  igh Seliopl Hell  ' PLUS  *-  JOHN ASHLEY ��� JODY SAIR  "Hot Rod Gang  ff  The British freighter Lyn-  ton, registered in Newcastle,  loaded pulp Dec. 19 and 20.  She came to B.C. from Japan,  bound for U.K. and Continent. :  Outbound,, she carries lumber  and shingles and pulp. The  vessel is 10,980 D.W. tons  speed 12 knots.  The Grace Line freighter,  Santa Eliana loaded pulp Dec.  22 and 22. She came from the  Far East, Japan, Formosa and  Korea and is bound for South  American ports. She is 11,000  D.W. tons with a speed of-16  knots.  The M.V. Ciudad De Cenca  loaded pulp Jan. 7 and 8. This  is one of the  coffee   ships ���  built  in  Germany and  traded  in exchange for coffee. Registered in Guayaquil? 4808 D.W.  tons, she has a speed of 13 Vz  knots. The ship flies the flag  ��� of  Ecuador   and  her   crew -is  from that country. On the trip  north she lost a man overboard  in   a   storm  off the   Mexican  Coast.  ��� Port Mellon Thunderbird  Same Night.��� Same Time ���Same Place  GIANT  I  I  Thurs. Feb. 5  GIBSONS SCHOOL HALL ��� 8 p.m. SHARP  . BIG CASH PRIZES  J $5 - $10 - $15 ~ $25 - $50  9 .  I Do ri t Miss First Game$ 10  SUNSHINE COAST WELFARE FUND  Back from Hawaii  Sechelt is back to normal  with the return of Mr. and  Mrs. Ben Lang from a vacation  in the Hawaiian Islands'.  The Langs sailed from Seattle aboard" the S.S. Lurdline  and enjoyed six days of perfect weather. They stayed at  Hawaiian Village, also at Wai-  kiki Terrace, operated by Ron  and Peg Whitaker, formerly of  Wilson Creek. During their  stay they met several people  from the Sunshine Coast.  The return' trip was made  via C.P.A. turbo-jet in IVz  hours.  SOUP   SERVINGS  What quantity of soup makes-  a serving? The amount differs  with the type of sbup and its  place in the menu. If the soup  is a hearty seafood chowder or  stew and it is to be the main  course of a meal, 1 quart makes  4 ample (10-ounce) servings. If  the soup is intended as an intro-  duiction to the main course, 1  quart makes 8 dainty (5-ounce)  servings.  ���$SO oil furnaces  mm.  >-v  j^ixpiiymi  IS  *&:">&&  pill  SfSiSi^sSSiSs^  0$$$i  tut  1 ���  . A' ;AAA3&&  [i:r::Vr'::':'^^i:::::'^^%'^^::^'  'yMVy&i  ���>: ' -  ^'^^'.���V���������:^vV:v?^i*:r;;;r���':���-  ijS-S'f'SsSS'Ji'w^jeSiSsBS-isSSS  w$$  I ::'>.���  ???;$K&!':$3fS  lilllflll  !"x-:*-"5^5-5-:-  li-sii  H  ;ig';j$g  VffmK&nf  rA.  :;lltlllttl  ���"SSS'ilSw:  5*��i&;'��  $$��'W:  |,;:  '>���&$%&$$$$%���  ���i::';^**  WgMlk  c!��i-t*,s*-*.*i*  A  W��$$$��$$$$$.  III!  SfciSSSi'SS  llilt  |?:-i::  *tlflllli��l  &l|istlt  lil^B  flli  ��:vw:*:-J:.>:.:  |fc:!i_^-x*:*:%%*i:>  ���:"^^':?:l':"??:''  fy.A:MWii$iM&M  II  Hi  ^���;::>;:>W>;"��:*'  >>$:>&;$<:  1  jjl��  ,;.;.;.V.;-:-S  ���;%���>��-'���*���*"*  Hi  .:.;.>;.:-x-  izgr                     f  We will install & finance your heating  N        system "for as little as  10% Down  S^2% Unpaid balance  Years to pay  See or Phone  Dukes & Bradshaw Ltd.  1928 Marine Dr. North Van., - YO 3443  Dan Wheeler, ��� Gibsons 66 or  Ted Kurluk ���. Sechelt 107  YOUR IMPERIAL OIL DISTRIBUTOR  SecHelt News  BY MRS. A.A. FRENCH  Miss Margaret Williams visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs.  Arch Williams.  Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Mayne  are in Vancouver for a few  days.  Mr. and Mrs. S. Parent of  the Peninsula Athletic Club  are in Seattle for a short vacation.  "      GETS PROMOTION  Brown Bros. Motors announce  the appointment of E-E.\Mickey)  Coe to the position of assistant  sales manager. Mickey is well  known   on   the  Sunshine Coast  Coast News, Feb. 5,   1959.. %  , ' ���-  *~  and states that anyone purcliag-  ing a vehicle from Brown Bros.  Motors will have their return  ferry fare paid.  -_M--t>-^"M"iw-"��--��-����sa--OT����"��m-����-��-o��  FOR PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY  By APPOINTMENT  Phone T. E. BOOKER ��� Gibsons 312F  <mtii��iiiti��iMwini��wincniwt��aMmiw^��iiiiOTHUiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiMll_ini.tiy��^  E GIFTS TO DELIGHT  TOF ANY WOMAN  the very finest  25c *�� $5.00  Plain or heart-shaped  EXOTIC PERFUMES - TOILETRIES - GIFTS  C0UTTS �� Tie Best in Valentine Cards  tothing appreciated more than a Camera Outfit from $11.50  f/um  P R E SCR I P T I 0 N  5 P EC IA LISTS  ^SECHELT (fm\ GIBSONSC  Need an extra bedroom ?  No reason to let the lack of ready cash delay needed  improvements to your home. With a low-cost B of M  Home Improvement Loan you can carry out your  plans now while workmen are not tied \ up ori outside construction.  B of M Home Improvement Loans are inexpensive  ��� only 6% interest per annum ��� and you  can repay them in easy monthly instalments.  | PEMgMSER  If you have home improvements on your mind  ... a playroom, new plumbing or electric wiring,  now ��� or a paint job on your house in the spring  ... why not talk to your B of M manager today  about an H.I.J..���available for almost any worthwhile purpose about the house.  Winferffme  is the best time  for indoor home  improvements.  Workmen are  more readily  available and  prices are  often lower.  Ask for your copy of  our folder . . . free at any branch.  Bank, of Montreal  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  EVERY WALK OF  LIFE SINCE  1817 At the opening service of  the newly completed Bethel  Baptist Church at Sechelt, Sun-  dey, Feb. 1, there were 96 present who heard Rev. E. Jess-op,  the pastor, give an inspiring  message, charging the congre-.  gation with their responsibility to this community.  His sermon was based on the  text found in Joshua 1:5: As I  was with Moses, I will be with  thee. An appropriate solo: We  love the place O Lord that in  Thine Honor dwells, was sung  by Mrs. Herb Stockwell,, accompanied by Mrs. Jessop who  also played for the service. The  Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was observed at the close  with Deacon Smith and Deacon Myers, both old-timers in  the community, serving.  A hymn board has been given to the church by the Explorer Group led by Mrs. Jessop. Several bouquets of spring:  flowers added greatly to the.  worship service.  The service was attended by  interested friends from many  points of the Peninsula. The  local congregation thanks all  who have helped in any way  to fulfill the aspirationsi of the  pioneer ministers who worked  in this area for many years.  The church is located one  block north of Sechelt's main  street. It is finished in white  stucco with Apache trim. The  leaded amber glass -windows  in aluminum frames! add to  the attractiveness of the building. The ceiling and font wall  of the chalel are finished in  natural cedar and indirect  lighting has been used throughout.. Ample space has been  .provided for a growing Sunday School which in the past -  year has contributed $300 to  ihe building  fund.  It is felt that this church  will fill a real need in this  community as the building  which hag been used for the  past four years was very inadequate for the growing congregation. The dedication service will be held later in Hie  year.  g.X'3C^iHef^&ffi 5,  1959.  MODEL OF BRITISH AMERICAN OIL'S new $25 iru-lion refinery at Port Moody near Vancouver is described by refinery  manager C. W. Coote to B.C.  Labor Minister Lyle Wicks and  B-A President E. D. Brockett  following a dedication ceremony  during which, Mr. Wicks pushed  a series of switches putting the  refinery   "on   steam."   The   39-  foot model is an exact replica of  the 20,000 barrel-a-day refinery  which is B-A's first in B. C and  sixti. in Canada. Start-up came  only 48 hours after the opening  of B-A's $25 million gas processing and sulphur plant at Pincher  Creek, Alberta, which will make  the company largest single supplier of natural gas to Tran.~'  Canada Pipe Line.  V  New Scout commissioner  School brief  draws praise  The board of school trustees  at. its Jan. 26 meeting in Gibsons, was pleased to learn the  work done on the brief to the  Royal Commission on Education by a committee headed by  Mrs. Day,, had been acknowledged and praised by the com-  mi_~_ion. Copies of this brief  have been placed in the library: at the University of British  Columbia for the use of the  faculty and students.  Appointment of# representatives for the Vancouver Bay  area and Nelson Island were  confirmed by the department  of education. Mrs. Neilson,  who is on leave of absence  from the teaching staff has  agreed to act at substitute on  Bowen Island when required.  A letter from Mr. Buckley  regarding stage scenery at the  Pender Harbour High School  was read, in which he stated  that the drama group was anxious to assist financially in  buying materials, and that volunteer labor was assured in  erecting the scenery. The  board voted $75 to be applied  to the cost of materials.  It was unanimously agreed  that letters of commendation  be sent.'by- the secretary to  all the students who had won  prizes in the recent Pulp and  Paper .Essay contest. Sharon  Shaughnessy won a prize of  $50 and the following students  received Awards of Merit and  leather notebook covers: Der-  lys Donley, Ronnie Brooks,  Solveigh. Bremer, Michael  Moorehouse, Cheryl Billingsly  and  Dianne  MacDonald.  Further ' information has  been requested by. the department of education regarding  this district's building program  so that final approval of the  referendum may be obtained  from-the cabinet of the legislature. Mr. Jeffreys, distridt  s-uperintendant of schools attended the board meeting.  Brigadier William G.H. Roaf  O.B.E., E.D"; 1649 Laurier,  Vancouver, has- been named  provinical commissioner of  Boy Scouts for British Columbia and Yukon.  The appointment was made  by the provinical council of  the British Columbia and Yukon Boy Scouts association and  was announced by Stuart  Keate of Victoria, council president.  Brig. Roaf, .50, is western regional administrator for the  department of veterans affairs.  He succeeds Dr. Desmond F.  Kidd, who resigned to contest  the leadership of the British  Columbia  Conservative   party.  Until his appointment, Brig.  Roaf had been district commissioner of Vancouver Metropolitan Scout council. He has  had a long and-active part in  the Boy Scouts and the army in  which he rdfee to acting vice-  adjutant-general.  Travelling basket  on move again  The quarterly meeting of the  Ladies Auxiliary to Fire Services was held in the fire hall,  Sunday. ^   Ways and means of adding  to their $85 bank account were  discussed and with a minimum  of work to the ladies it won't  be long before they; double  their money.  The travelling basket which  was lost- for a time has reached its first destination and has  realised   the sum    of   $16.29.  The basket is once more on its  way and to prevent any more  confusion as to its function this  is  how  it works. A. wrapped  parcel is placed in. the basket  together with a container. The  next person to receive the basket simcly takes out the parcel,   puts   a    contribution   in  the   container  and places  another parcel iri tiie basket and  -sends it on to someone   else.  No    more    than    one    parcel  ���should be in the basket at any  time.  An accompanying list of  names which numbers 42 is  attached so you add your name  before passing the basket on.  Next meeting will be held  May 3 at 8:30 p.m.  VALENTINE  TEA  A Valentine Tea and bake  sale will be held by; the Port  Mellon Community church  Women's Auxiliary, Thurs.,  Feb. 12 in the Community hall.  At this function there will b  special entertainment for children.  Kinettes meet  The monthly meeting of the  Sechelt Kinette Club was held  at the home of Mrs. Ruby Ono.  A letter of thanks for the  $100 donation to St. Mary's  Hospital was read, also another  from the Mental Health Hospital for Christmas gifts for  the ladies.  A discussion led to the planning of a bake sale for the  end of February.  As a boy, he was a Cub and  Scout in the 6th Vancouver  St. Paul's Group under the  late E.H. (Gramps) Milne, veteran leader and later Good  Citizen of Vancouver.  He served on the provincial  executive council, as vice-  president of Vancouver Metropolitan Scout council and as  Metropolitan district commissioner in 1951 and 1952 and  from 1956 to now.  Guaranteed  Watch &  Jewelry Repairs  Chi  ins* Jewelers  Mail ��rders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  ariety show  or Pencier Hbr.  The Pender Harbour P.T.A.  will sponsor a Variety Show  April 24. A committee will be  selected for planning and organizing this event.  A St. Patrick's Day tea and  home cooking sale will be held  jduring Open House at the Elementary school March 17.  Mrs. Haddock stressed the  need for safety rules on the  bus and Mr. Freeman offered  to see the R.C.M.P. regarding  a film and. discussion of safety  rules on the road.  The election of officers will  be held in April.  Fishing Tackle  Commercial and Sports  Hardware���Dry  Goods  BAPCO   FAINT  Interior & Marine  HASSANS STORE  PENDER HARBOUR 183  WE HAVfe A CALENDAR  I  SIMPLY PHONE or CALL IN AT  SECHELT I1MCE AGEIC1ES  TOM DUFFY, BILL COFFEY. BOB KENT  Phones SECHELT 22. 138 or 93Y  EVERYTHING IN INSURANCE    -  STOCK UP & SAVE! SAVE!!  So We Were Wrong!  We admit it is unsatisfactory to divorce fresh meat  sales from our large locker and freezer sales-  Asa result, we have reorganized along the'1 lines of our  original operation. We now offer our customers a  COMPLETE FRESH MEAT selection to round out our  merchandise picture.  YOU CAN BUY A POUND OR A TON-  RIGHT OVER OUR COUNTER ! ! !  PEMSULA  OVERTURE CONCERT ASSOCIATION  Presents  Betty Phillips  and  Ernie Prentice  VOCALISTS  ELPHINSTONE HIGH SCHOOL  FEB. 12  - 8p.m,  T-BONE &  SIRLOIN  GRADE  A  79  lb.  RUMP or  ROUND STEAK  GRADE A  LAMB IN THE BASKETS 29c Ib.  -----------------------------------------MHMI^^-i^^MMi^HMMHM^^^^^^^^^^H  SPARE RIBLETS P^ 2 ib, 29c  BOOM CHAINS  Beef  Sausage  FRYING CHICKEN  Tray  Pack  J   lbs.    ��p]  89c ea.  .  FREE DELIVERY - SECHELT AREA  Sechelt Lockers  ��� _���-..       **���  ALWAYS THE STORE OF QUALITY -  Phone SECHELT 1  Don't  m  is like winking in the (lark.  ���    * * - ,. ���  You know what you a^e doing,  but no one else does!  Phone GIBSONS 45 O ; WANT AD RATES  ������H-u^ffitePS?^ style 3.oenterFordL ,,  i-iir-imiui-a   55   cents,   uxgures  in  ,..grpmsz of. jfive or. less,-i initials,^  ' etcf' cdurit  as one  wdrd?  Additional   insertions   at   nail'   rate.  -���*v*M--m__U_-tv''30c/-   '   ������������-^���~*-*r^���>������������'���  -Cards- of Thanks, Engagements,  In Memoriams, Deatns and Births  up to 40 words $1 per insertion,  3c per word over 40.  Box numbers 25c extra.  Cash with order. A 25c charge  is made when billed.       ^  Coast News*, Feb. 5, 1959yy$yy^!S$yWOR SALE  CLASSIFIED DISPLAY  All advertising deviating from  regular classified style becomes  classified? display and is charge-  by the measured agate lin6 at  6c per line, minimum of 14 agate  lines.  Legals ��� 17 cents" per count  line for first insertion then 13c  per count line for consecutive  insertions.  Classified advertisements dead-  line 5 p.m. Tuesday.  A    AGREEMENT  It is agreed by any advertiser  requesting space that liability pf  the Coast News in "event of  failure to publish an advertisement or in event that errors occur in publisliing of an advertisement shall be limited to the  amount paid by the advertiser .  for that portion of the advertising space occupied, by the incorrect item only, and that there  shall be? no liability in any event  "beyond amount paid for such  advertisement. No. responsibility  Is accepted by the newspaper  when copy is not submitted in :  writing  or  verified' in writing;  ,  COMING. EVENTS ~~~  Feb. 9,. Elementary School, 8  p.m., PTA meeting. Panel disw  cussion on Problems of Education.  Feb. 10, United Church Hall,  8 p.m., Gibsons Ratepayers  meeting.  Feb. 10, St. Bartholomew's Anglican   church   Valentine   tea,  United  Church hall,  Tues.,  2  ,p.m. Home  cooking stall and  ?te^. 2-29-c  CARD OF  THANKS  We sincerely, wish to thank*  everyone who has >, helped us  so much during and after our  fire. We are eternally 'griate-  ful for the kindness and generosity shown us.  Do and Wilma Thompson.  HELP WANTED    "~~~  TOTEM FLASHES     Ayy  Why not list your property?  with us? Why list it with Vancouver firms who never spend  a dime in our area? WE GET  RESULTS! WE NEED LISTINGS RIGHT NOW, any type  property as our sales have been  exceptional.  This is a mosit unusual bargain, partially cleared lot, 50  x 264, nice area and only $450.  Roberts Creek, 2 acres, 2  cabins*, Vz mile to beach, on  paved road, near stores, school,  churches. Full price only $2500  Terms, $1000 down, balance arranged.  Four room house, fireplace,  bathroom, cabinet.kitchen, fine  landscaped gardens, tall trees  bordering gives seclusion, fruit  trees, chicken house, wood  shed, 2V_ acres, very attractive  spot. Full price only $6,000 on  easy terms.  What a bargain this is: Two  adjoining lots cleared, each  with small cabin with electricity, near school, Legion, Su-  perValu, churches. No speculation this, it's a real in vest-  men. Ifull price for the two  only $2500.  Lawyer Fripp will be here  this Saturday.  ,   Small   cabin   furnished  rent, $25 month.  for*  See. us for insurance ��� Al  bert Crowhurst in  charge.  500 feet waterfrontage, over  7 acres in natural state, tall  stately firs, friendly cedars, arbutus, dogwoods, a very attractive property with a simply  gorgeous panoramic View. We  know of no other property on  the Sunshine Coast as beautiful as. this.  To list with usi is to sell your  property, no maitter where on  the Sunshine Coast, or what  type property.  TOTEM REALTY  Owned and operated by  Harold Wilson  GIBSONS, B.C.  ->Re-i��ble-^marrled -man- -with-.-  car to manage established Fuller Brush territory. Earninis  above average. Contact G. Wel-  den, 760 Chestnut St. Nanaimo  or  phone  1870Y4, Nanaimo.  tfn.  WORK WANTED  Reliable   person   wants   baby,  sitting in Gibsons area. Phone  Gibsons 327G.     ; 2-5-p  Boat work, carpenter work.  Phone Pender Harbour 601,  around 6? p.m?.   -.  Will care for infant or preschool child in my own home  by day or week. Vicinity Super  Valu: Phone Gibsons  212X.  2-5-c  .ANNOUNCEMENT  Tree falling, topping 6r removing lower limbs for view. Insured work from Port Mellon  to Pender Harbour. Any ugly  stumps in your yard? Will cut  them into firewood lengths,  or to near ground level. Phone  Gibsons 279. y'y "i 4-15-c  Kitchen : cabinets,*? chests of  drawers^ 'writirig de��ks,? coffee  tables, end ah?d nightvtables,  screen doors and windowis, and  anything' in unpaihted furniture made to order. Saws filed.  Galley's Woodworking Shop.  Phone 212W, Gibsons;  Get youi* Watkins Products  through F. MARUTT, Wilson  Creek, Phone Sechelt 78W.  .    8-8^p  TOIBER 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  CONSTRUCTION ~~T  BUILDING   CONSTRUCTION  ALTERATIONS  KITCHEN CABINETS  Dump  trucks for  hire,   sand,  gravel and crushed rock.  BULLDOZING        '  ROY GREGGS  Halfmoon Bay  Phone Sechelt 183G  " RAN VERNON  Construction ��� Alterations  Repairs��� Concrete work  Sand, gravel & cr. rock.  Special  price   on   gravel   fill.  Gibsons 173Q.    ��� tfn  w   DRUMMOND REALTY  We  have buyers, and require  listings  Always has good buys  ���   . Notary Public  Gibsons Phone 39  EXCHANGE  Village of Gibsons property,  houses and lots, for country  property in timber, or timber  alone. Cliff Oviatt, Phone Gibsons 297G. tfn  PROPERTY WANTED _  Wanted ��� Listings of small  properties with or without  buildings. Have clients waiting  for same. If you want to sell,  phone us and we will come out  and see your property. Totem  Realty, Phone,44, Gibsons, B.C.  TO RENT ~~        "~  NEW HOUSE, Davis Bay, auto-'  matic hot water, 3 piece plumo  ing, furnace, basement. Phone  Sechelt 62R, Harry A. Hill.  Granthams Landing, partly furnished house, one bedroom.  Adults. Phone Gibspns 83M.  _.ix bedroom home, in Gibsons,  reasonable, some furniture.  Might consider reduction rent  'to handy'man for repairs. Details, Totem Realty.  BOATS FOR SALE '.y  "Aggie" 19" ft. heavy duty." 5  Eaathope engine. First class  condition. Live well*-, ready to  fish. $500 cash. Phpne Pender  Harbour 446.  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.  ���1 'used? 1,000   gal. -gas? tank.  Good condition. Sechelt Motor  ?���.Transport Ltd., Sechelt.  "?       FARM FRESH EGGS  ..       Today's! sample prices  ? Jumbo 50c; large 46c; medium  42c    doz.    Bring    containers.-'  Hours: 8 a.m. to 6. p.m.  Fridays, 7.30 p.m.  NO SALES  SUNDAYS  Also Fryers, 49c; roasting, 45c  lb.  dressed weight, ready  for ..  use. ' -   ";  Wyngaert Poultry Farm  .     Gibsons 167  CHICKEN SPECIAL  for your freezer  Limited number,  10 birds for  $7. F. Holland, R.R. 1, Gibsons  Phone 175G.  Hens at 25c lb. live weight.  Will pluck" them for 5c lb. if  you wish. Phone Gibsons 270.  Elander Farm. 2-22-c  Used electric and.gas ranges, also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Phon*.  Sechelt 3.  Service Fuels. Large loads, good  alder, some fir. Phone Gibsons  173Q.  WANTED ���>  Capital   available   for   invest-'  ment   in   mine   on   Sunshine  Coast Totem Realty,  Gibsons.  Used furniture, or what have  you? Al's Used Furniture, Gibsons Phone 243.  INSURANCE       " ���  Fire,   Auto,    Liability.    Prompt?  courteous service. Totem Realty-  Gibsons.  DIRECTORY  John Tom  DAVIS & ROBILLIARD  Sechelt, B.C.  Electrical Contractors  "Do it yourself?"  "We  con-du-it best!"  Commercial, Industrial and   d  Residential Wiring and Repairs^  Electrical Heating installed .-  Phones: Office 23.  Res:  146G   and   59F.  DORIS BEAUTY SALONf  GIBSONS  Up to date hair styling      }  Permanents ���   *}  For appointment Ph Gibsons 38  ~~        PENINSULA '" ^  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  All Types of Accounting  Problems Expertly Attended  Village Enterprises BIdg.  Sechelt  Office Open 9 a.m. ��� 5 p.m.  Daily  Phone Sechelt 37  PENINSULA     CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone  GIBSONS 100 I  STANLEY W. DICKSON  Accountant and Auditor   ���  GARDEN BAY      , ������..���  PENDER HARBOUR  (Next to Lloyd's Store)  Phone Pender Harbour' 353  .HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  "   Cold Weld Process  Engine Block Repairs  Arc, Acy. Welding  Precision Machinists  Phone 54 Residence 152  PENINSULA   TELEVISION  Radio and TV v  SALES & SERVICE  Phone Gibsons 303  A. E. RITCHEY  TRACTOR WORK      *  Clearing,   Grading,   Excavating  Bulldozing, Clearing Teeth , >  FQtL RENT  Arches, Jacks, Pumps  ������������ Phone Gibsons 176  FOR ANYTHING -_LECTRICAL  call  Sun-Co Electric Co. Ltd.  WIRING and HEATING  We Serve the Peninsula  Bob Little ���Phone Gibsons 162  DIRECTORY (Continued)  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  Radios,  Appliances,  TV Service  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  .  Phone 130  Authorized GE Dealer  f C and S SALES, SERVICE  Agents for  Propane Gas  Combination Gas Ranges  Sales and Installations  A Free Estimates  Electric and Gas Hot Plates  FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS  Phone 3 Sechelt  A. M. CAMPBELL  REFRIGERATION  SALES AND SERVICE  Commercial Domestic  Wilson Creek  Phone Sechelt 83Q  GIBSONS PLUMBING  Heating, Plumbing  Quick, efficient service  Phone Gibsons 98R  CLYDE PARNWELL  SALES       "T.V.      SERVICE  Guaranteed high quality repair  service for radio television  and electrical equipment  93R    Phone    205  GIBSONS  TRADER'S ACCOUNTING  SYNDICATE  Public  accountants  Stationery supplies  Box 258,   Gibsons  Fhones: Gibsons (office) 251.  (res)A85  Hours, 8:30 to 5, Mon. to Fri.  or by appointment  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES  LTD.  "WE CARRY THE STOCK"  Phone Gibsons 53  LET US HELP YOU  PLAN NOW  C. E. S1COTTE  BULLDOZING SERVICE  Land  Clearing  Road Building  Logging ��� Landscaping  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 232 ��� Gibsons  FOR BRICKLAYING  CUT  STONE  & SLATE  WORK  Ph. Gibsons 217Q  A. R. Simpkins  ELECTRIC WIRING  HOME! &  COMMERCIAL  IMMEDIATE ATTENTION  given all jobs, large ox. small  NORM MacPHERSON  Gibsons 29 6F  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTOR  RENEE'S  SPORTSWEAR  & LINGERIE SHOP  Gibsons 41R  CHILDREN'S WEAR  KITTEN & DALKEITH  SWEATERS  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 - TV  Fine Home Furnishings  Major Appliances  Record Bar  Phone Sechelt 6  MARINE MEN'S WEAR  We carry a full line of men's  ,- clothing and accessories  *  Suits tailored to measure  Stock suits and topcoats  *  Branded lines of work clothing  ���_��  Boots ��� Shoes ��� Slippers  *  Luggage  *  Jewellery ��� watches  Clocks ��� Electric shavers  Necklaces ��� earrings ������ rings  etc., etc.  Phone 2  ���  Gibsons, B.C.  D. J. ROY, P. Eng., B.C.L.S-  LAND, ENGINEERING  '        v SURVEYS  P.O. Box 37, Gibsons  1334 West Pender St.,  Ph MU 3-7477  MARSHALL'S   PLUMBING  HEATING &  SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134, 104 or 33  SMITH'S HEATING  CHIMNEV & OIL STOVES  SERVICED  Gibsons 177K  Phone Collect from Sechelt  and Pender Harbour  DIRECTORY  (Coallnuod)  ELECTRICAL WORK  all types  SIM ELECTRIC LTD.  Phone Sechelt 161  Eves. 130 or 19R  THRIFTEE STORES  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, BC.  Headquarters for Wool  Phone Gibsons 34F  Notions ���- Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous* Gifts  MAX PROPP  CHARTERED   ACCOUNTANT  3346 West 41st Ave.  Vancouver 13, B.C.  Telephone KE 4999M  Gibsons 151  NOTICE  ROGERS PLUMBING  will be located in Gibsons on  or about March 15.  Full stock of plumbing  material, etc.  L. GORDON BRYANT  NOTARY PUBLIC  at  Jay-Bee Furniture and  Appliance Store  Office 'Phone,  Gibsons 99  House Phone. Gibsons 119  >JB  CBU  er  officers  At a general meeting Jan. 29-  in the community hall by the  Pender    Harbour   Community  Club,  a new slate of officers  was elected for 1959.  In response to a circular  mailed to all citizens there was  a gratifying turnout of old and  new members. It was necessary to have more interested,  and active members for the  club to operate. The new executive will require full .support  of everyone to make this a successful year for the CommuaL  ty club. New memberships  may be obtained from any of  the executive.  Following are the new officers:  President: Phillip Nicolson;  vice-presidents, Frank White  and Ces Buckley; treasurer,  Syd McDonne.ll; secretary, A.  Carpenter; board members, A.  Tjohorm, Bill Thompson, Muriel Cameron, Bob Lee, Albert  -Edwardson, Sonny Reid and  Rose Gordon.  Halfmoon Bay  Mrs; D Cochrane  By PAT WELSH  The Halfmoon Bay Auxiliary to St. Mary s Hospital,  Garden Bay, will hold its finst  1959 meeting at the home of  Mrs. A. Rutherford, Tues., Feb.  10 at 2 p.m. There will be an  election of officers. A busy  year is anticipated by members and anyone .wishing to  join the group will.be welcomed.  �� An interesting display of  film depicting the way in  which the Ground Observer  Corps works in conjunction  with the RCAF was shown at  Welcome Beach Community  hall Sat., Jan. 31 under direction of Flying Officer Munger.  Films showed the various types  of planes and markings which  the observers are trained to  recognize. Mr. A. Young of  Welcome Beach has been appointed local observer. It is  hoped to have a number of  people working on this worthwhile project.  Mrs. H. McWilliams of Welcome Beach met in Vancouver  her mother, Mrs. N.C. Male of  Nelson, B.C., lasit week. Mrs.  Male will spend the summer  here with her daughter, returning to Nelson in the fall.  'Mt. and Mrs. W. Grundy  spent a week with their daughter and husband, the F. Mc.  Leods who recently moved  from Jordan River, Vancouver  Island with their small daughter, to reside at Capilano Highlands. They expect to return  home next week.  At their summer homes for  the weekend were Dr. and  Mrs. Payne and family and  Mr. and Mrs. Phil Dill and  family. Miss Marilyn Cooper  spent the weeKend with her  parents the Jim Coopers, accompanied by: Miss Heather  Walpole of Vancouver.  Roberts Creek  By Mrs. M. Newman  Mr. Len Rutter has been. the  guest of Mr. and Mrs. Aiken.  Mr. Rutter spent his early  childhood here.  Mr. C. Peterson is off to the  Eastern States for a month's  vacation.  Mr. and Mra A. Harrop will  return next week from a three  month's trip during which they  visited their daughter and son  in eastern Canada.  Miss Kattiie Toynbee presided for the first time as Honor-  er Queen of Bethel 28 on Tuesday evening. Miss Sheila Smith  Past Queen, presented a senior  princess pin to the Bethel. It  will be worn this term by Miss  Roberta Johnson.  Little tots, pre-school and  older, have been experiencing  dentistry for the first time  and finding it not bad.  At the Roberts Creek school  Dr. Loughlin has the little ones  looking forward to the surprises to be found at the dentist's.  Who wouldn't swap a tooth for  comics or jelly beans?  Funeral service was held on  Monday, Jan. 26 for a former  well known resident of Gibsons.  Mrs. Dbnald Cochrane of  12465 82nd Ave., North Surrey  passed away after a three  month illness.  She moved away from Gibsons after the death of her  husband to live with her  daughter, Mrs. A.C. Bailey of  North Surrey.  She was a member of the  Elphinstone O.E.S., a very ac;  tive worker in the W.I. and in  church work.  Mrs. Cochrane leaves two  sons, John of Campbell River,  and James of Ontario; two  daughters, Mrs. A.C. Bailey of  N. Surrey ana Mrs. J. Metcalfe of California, and a brother, Charles Hartie of Queen  Charlotte City.  There are 8 grandchildren  and two  great   grandchildren.  She was laid to rest in the  Valleyview Memorial Gardens  of Everlasting Life in North  Surrey.   v .   ���          CburGh Services  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomews, > Gibson*  11 a.m. Matins  11 a.m. Sunday School  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11 a.m. Holy Communion  11  a.m.  Sunday  School  St. Hilda's    Sechelt  7:30 p.m. Evensong  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  The Community Chusch  Port Mellon, 7.30 pji.       *  ST.  MARY'S  CHURCH  Pender Harbour  8 a.m. Holy Communion  11 a.m. Holy Communion  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  ' ST. VINCENT'S ���  Holy Family, Sechelt,    9 ajn.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10.30 ajn.  Port  Mellbn,   first  Sunday- of  each month at 11.35 a.m.  CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS  Church service and Sunday  School, 11 a.m.'in Roberta  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   ! . _iw  Betha!   Baptist   Church  7:30  P.M.,  Wed.,  Prayer  11:15 A.M., Worship Servic*  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  Pender Harbour Tahernad*.  Sunday School. 10 a.m.  12:00 a.m. Morning  Service  7:30 pjn, Wednesday    Pray��  er Meeting.  (I  a  PRINTING  Your    printer   is    as near a?  your telephone at 45-Q. X644K& \)l)wtf^^  LAURA WHEELER  ���. .  ���  654 ��� FABRIC-SAVER APRON takes just Vn yard stripe or print,  Vz yard solid color fabric. Embroidery adds tou.{h of fun. 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HE KEPT HIS WORD  It is well over a century  since David Livingstone went  to Central Africa where he  spent the greater part of his  life. What the natives thought  of him is summed up in the  fact that even today when they  wish o make *a solemn vow,  . they say, "I pledge you by the  word of an Englishman."  David ..Livingstone arrived  in Africa in 1841, and after  more than 12 years of daring  adventure and devoted service  in the heart of that vast continent he decided to visit the  West Coast and maybe return  to England for a visit. He  would need some boys (the  name given to natives by their  chief) to help him on the perilous journey of more than  1,000 miles through dense jungle.  Skeletu, the chief, gathered  his men together and consulted them.. Many feared that  Livingstone and his 27 helpers  would not survive the journey  and others feared that he  would sail for his homeland  and the "boy's" would be left  to return alone.  * *    *  The natives had great respect  for the missionary. They knew  he was a man of his word, and  so when he said: "If you give  me your sons for the journey  I promise to return with them  and deliver them to their  homes and parents. My life  will be as a pledge." They  knew he would keep his word.  The journey was both difficult and dangerous. They were  often hungry and thirsty, and  sometimes so exhausted that  they could scarcely move for-  word. Swollen rivers and steep  hills confronted them and  sharp thorns in the jungle  stung them. Livingstone suffered much from fever which  caused him to ache all over, so  that he could not stand up  without help. The carriers also  suffered a good deal; still they  pressed on for Livingstone's  cheerful spirit and courage  gave them strength.  * . #.    *  Although some tribes were  h... .ile, Livingstone's firmness and kindness conquered  them and no fighting took  place. Whenever he had an opportunity he preached to them  and much good resulted. He  had a magic lantern,"'-and-often  showed pictures; they were  greatly interested and sometimes afraid, it was so new  and strange. At long last the  harbour of Luanda was reached, and Livingstone's "boy's"  got their first glimpse of the  sea. Their astonishment left  them speechless. They exclaim  ed: "All,at once the world said  to us, 'i am finished; there is  no more of me'."  *    *    *  There was a British warship  in the harbor. The commander  had been sent to take the great  missionary back to Britain. He  was both astonished and disappointed when Livingstone  declined to go. He said, "Queen  Victoria has urged you to come  and all Britain is waiting to  do you honor. You must come."  The "warship returned to  England without the missionary. The offficers could not understand his "attitude. They  thought he was both foolish  and stubborn. Strange to say  that warship struck an uncharted rock and all her crew  perished.  *    *    *   Livingstone had given his  solemn pledge that he -would  bring all the boys back again,  and no longing for home could  make him break that promise.  So once again he and his party  began the long voyage homeward, which they reached after an absence of two and a  half years. They received a  great welcome, and Livingstone's "boys" were regarded  as heroes. They proudly -walked ? around the village in  clothes bought in Luanda. To  their friends they said: "We  went on till we finished the  whole world. We only turned  back when there was no more  land."  All this happened nearly  one hundred years ago, but in  that part of, Africa they still  refer to Livingstone as "The  Man who Kept His Word."  Credit meeting  set for Feb.  11  The executive committee . of  the Merchants Credit Association of the Sunshine Coast met  at the home of the president,  William Swain, at Selnria Park  on Wednesday evening, Jan.  28. Every member was present  and many . matters were discussed in preparation for the  general meeting to be held at  the Peninsula Hotel on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 8 p.m.  This will be a business meeting and it is hoped every member -will attend so policy for  1959 can. be outlined and adopted. Definite information with  regard to the use,of committal  orders in the Small Debts court  will also-foe available for the  meeting.  Members of Overture Concerts have a real treat coming  when Betty Phillips and Ernie  Prentice appear in the season's  second concert in Elphinstone  High School Auditorium, Feb.  12 at 8 p.m.  Many Sunshine Coast people  will remember the pair in  their CBC Lolly Too-Dum  show in which they sang  through folk songs of many  countries. Their stage manner  is quite informal which helps  then} sing on a more friendly  footing with the audience.  To reveal how far they do  research ' for their programs  there was the day when more  than 20 books of songs and  carols lay on the piano and  chairs of the CBC Vancouver  studio. Ernie Prentice hunted  through them. "I'm looking for  a Burgundian Carol for the  Christmas Lolly Too-Dum. It  dates back to about the middle  of the 12th century," he" ex-.  plained, then added, "Jerry  Fuller,*** our arranger, calls us  the Hit Parade of 1650."  Meanwhile, at the piano Betty Phillips and Jerry worked  out keys, and in a corner conductor George Calangis and  producer Dagg Overgaard discussed the balance between  fast and slow moving songs  on the program.  In interviews, the stars of  Lolly Too Dum have the easy  natt%ilness of their show, as  when Betty was explaining  how she had to get from one  position on the set to another  by crawling behind a low wall.  "Unfortunately, the camera  turned on me just as I was  crawling along like this" and  she illustrated by crawling on  her hands and knees across  the floor of the CBC Times  office.  Betty was born in Vancouver and it's a story in her family that she sang before she  talked. She received training  in classical singing and at  school sang in school operas,  with her first professional appearance on Singing Stars of  Tomorrow.  After auditioning for the  CBC she sang on many radio  shows, including Leicester  Square, on which she still appears, till she got her own Betty Phillips Sings. She also appeared with TUTS (including  Finian's Rainbow). Her first  TV appearance was the female  lead in Die Fledermaus in Toronto. Betty spent ten months  in Europe in 1955 when she appeared on BBC TV and radio.  On her return she married in  San Francisco.  Ernie Prentice was born in  Winnipeg where he appeared  iri amateur shows and. came to  Vancouver in 1936. Despite his  complete lack of musical, training ��� he still can't read music ���- his naturally good voice  earned him many spots on radio. After a spell in the RCAF  during' the war he worked  more and more with the CBC,  singing with Ricky Hysilop and  Terry Dale on a Vancouver  Jubilee show, on Harmony  House, with Juliette on Dream-  time, on Leicester Square, and  many others; also in straight  roles in CBC drama.  Ernie was in a TV show of  ballads and folk songs* called  The Roving Gambler. After  this he was engaged for three  shows of a similar type for the  national network, on the second of which Betty Phillips appeared with him. At once Ernie felt that folk songs particularly suited him. And the public seemed to think so too. For  so many letter^ and phone  calls were received from, all  over Canada that the original  three shows became six, then  nine.  6 -  Coast News, Feb.   5, 1959.  Canada's . productive forests  are chiefly composed of evergreens.  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  WANT ADS ARE  REAL  SALESMEN  rWARMIMGN  'YOU ARE WEARING;  .OUT YOUR/?^:^--  *&/        iii>      /J  L��T US Ki-AltGNAND  BALAHCllYOURW/tmS  ** saw vow rims**  geting For  Your Home Improvements  USE ANY ONE OF THE  FIVE I.B.C. PLANS  6 mos. to 36 mos. TO FAY   ���  up to $3,000  LOOK NO FURTHER  CALL AT  SECHELT BUILDING SUPPLIES  Phone SEGHELT 60  THE  OIL COMPANY  SHELL  OF CANADA LTD.  Guaranteed   Watch &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris* Ji  ins   Jewelers  Mail ��rders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  Is pleased to announce the appointment of  r_ BUDD KBEWITZ  AS DISTRIBUTOR OF SHELL PRODUCES !  FOR THE  Oibsons - Roberts Creek Area  COMPLETE LINE OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS  Phone GIBSONS 31  ���������iso bofhare building: upbanh accounts  All sorts of people... "wage earners, farmers, businessmen, housewives ... do their  saving, and other banking, at a chartered  bank.  Day in and day out, in every one of 4500  branches, bank customers are making deposits, arranging loans, cashing cheques,  buying money orders, purchasing foreign  exchange, using safety deposit boxes, talking over financial problems of a personal  or business nature. And the list, goes on  and on...  Only a chartered bank offers a full range  of banking services under one roof.  THE   CHARTERED   BANKS   SERVING  YOUR   CO  UNITY  Mechanization   has   helped  better forest management.  to - - y.   \ '* -y ���  ,^  ���V.      Wu uut-      s  ** *X.> ** ^    "-      ^  1   *****-* * ^^wCwwwww^www^^w^  CBC BOARD O^ ��� DIREPIORS  MEETING ��� The initial meeting  of the new CBC Board of Directors was held this month -"ln.  Montreal. Attending were, left  ty> right (front row) Mrs. Alixe  Carter, Salmon .Arm, B.C., writer  and former newspa-perwoman;  Hon. George Nowlan, the minister through whom CBC repdrts  to parliament; Alphonse Ouimet,  president of the CBC arid chairman of .the board; Ernest Bush-  nell, vice-president of the CBC;  and Mrs. Kate Aitken, Toronto,  author and broadcaster; (back  row) Charles Leeson, Stratford  businessman; Robert L. Duns-  more, Montreal businessman and  past president of Montreal Boaird  of Trade; Dr. W. L. Morton, Winnipeg, author and university pro  fessor; Dr. C. B. Lumsden, Wolf-  ville, N.S., university faculty  member and past president of  Dominion Command, Canadian  Legion; R? W. Ganong, St.  Stephen, N.B., businessman; Raymond Du-puis, Montreal businessman. Not shown, is Mrs. C. T.  (Ellen) Armstrong, president 61  the Farm Women's Union of Alberta.  The annual Burns supper under auspices of Sechelt PTA  was held in the Canadian Legion hall last week when over  .100 people under guidance of  Bill Smith, master of ceremonies, gathered to tell and sing  praises to the "Immortal Bard"  The haggis was piped in by  Cathie McDonald of Vancouver  with bearer Thelma Prittie in  attendance. After a few well  chosen words of welcome, Mr.  Smith called upon John.Browning to offer Grace. Then -without an interpreter to enlighten  many of the guests, Dave Wil_  son gave the address to the  Haggis. After an enjoyable repast capably supplied by Maud  Kraft and her accomplished  aides, toasta were offered, to  the Queen, by Mr. Smith, to  the Lasses by H. Roberts, and  replying,   Dorothy   Robilliard.  An    enjoyable    after-supper  program was presented,   with  Scottish dancing by Judy  Braun, Judy McKee, Cathie  Anderson and Thelma Prittie,  accompanied by Piper MacDonald; elocution by Dorothy  Smith; piano ��� accordion, Norman Spencer; piano solo, Diane  MacDonald, and vocal solos by  Dorothy Robilliard and H. Roberts. ���      ���   ��� ,.  After the decks were cleared the orchestra supplied by  Lou Plumridge struck up a  grand march and the guests enjoyed dancing during the remainder of the evening. Many  people contributed to the suc-  Coast News, Feb. 5,  1959.    7  cess of the evening and officers  of the Sechelt PTA express  their sincere thanks for a job  well done.  IOOF Sunshine Coast  Lodge  No.   76 Meets  Gibsons  School Hall, 2nd and 4th  Wednesday each month.  TIC  Rogers Plumbing  will be located in GIBSONS on or about  MARCH 15  FULL STOCK OF PLUMBING  MATERIAL, Etc.  recipe wins$2,500  -M  Centennial  praised by  British Columbia's new Deputy  Provincial Secretary, ?L. J. Wal-  ikce, better know to the province  as Lawrie Wallace, chairman ox  the B.C. Centennial Committee,-  today praised centennial organisers    and    committee    members  PrintetfTa-ttern  I,  C7.,..  ,_      -      SIZES  9056    9~.7  **���  Juniors! The look you love ���  fitted bodice, tiny, waist, a skirt  that makes you.feel as if you're  fioating instead of wedkh-g. Easy-  to-sew ��� no waist seams. High  or low neck-  Printed Pattern 9056: .Junior  Miss Sizes 9, 11, 13, 15, 17. Size  13 takes  6V_ yards 39-inch.  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 Depjt., 60 Front  St. West, Toronto, Ont  throughout B.C.  Before drawing the curtain on  the stage of B.C.'s Centennial  Celebrations, Mr. Wallace paid  tribute; to the thousands .of.men  -" and women behind' tha' scenes'-  whose hard work made the centennial   activities   a? memorable  .;' success.  "The -unity of British Columbia has been immeasurably  strengthened by these people,"  he:; said. ?"It has been done  through their dedication to one  common purpose ��� the appropriate and sincerel. observance of  British Columbia's 100th ann..-  versary.  "The success of their achievement was reflected in the way  scores of British Columbians'  journeyed to all' parts of the  province to join in centennial  observances. They returned home  with a greater awareness of their  provinces's heritage and an appreciation for the culture and  beauty of their land.  "AH    of   us   are    profoundly  ' gratef LTi to these volunteer centennial . workers who made 1958  a memorable year in the history  of oar province."  As his, last project of the year,  Lawrie Wallace will prepare a  spd_ial report on the centennial  year for tabling at the next session of the provincial legislature.  Details of the 315 permanent  icentennial projects together with  reports on various centennial entertainments will be reported. A  full financial statement will also-  be included.  To the end of December the  Government had authorized payment of slightly more than $822.-  000.00 for-permanent centennial  projects, and 315 communities  not only matched it dollar for  dollar but ove*reub scribed it  more than io.tr to one bringmg  the estimiated value of the projects to the province to $4,000,-  000.00.  Other- monies sp_-r_t by th_ centennial committee was f<5r a  variety of entei-tainnient offered  throughout the province, and to  assist local celebrations.  In conclusion Mr. Wallace said.  the full value of the centennial  year will not be known for sometime.  Mrs. Leopold Marois of St.  Eustache, P.Q., was judged  Canada's cook of the year at a  t Grand Bakeoff in Toronto,  Tues., Jan. 13. She is shown  here receiving her cash prize  of $2,500 from W.F, McLean,  president of Canada Packers  Limited, sponsors of the three  month Bakefest. Mrs. Marois  won with a Chocolate Mint  Tart recipe. The top ten cooks  of whom Mrs?. Marois was one,  were brought to Toronto on an  all-expense-paid trip to compete for the big prize. Mrs.  Svend Njelson of Westview,  B.C., was tied for fourth place  with six others.  Mrs. Marois' grand prize'recipe:? ���:.���'?  Chocolate Mint Taris  Pastry: 2 cups sifted pastry  flour, 1 teaspoon sialt, % cup  shortening, V_ cup chopped "wal  nuts and 4-6 tablespoons cold  water.  Filling: 3 tablespoons shpdr  ening, 2 ��� squares unsweetened  chocolate, melted; three cups  sifted icing /sugar, ?:1' egg, ."V.  cup cottage cheese,- ."V4-?..:cup  cream, approximately;: . 2-3  drops peppermint . flavoring  and walnut - or. pecan iialyes. ?  Mix flour and- salt": together, ���  :-With; -pastry-'���.blepder": o:r^vt*ws>  * knives, cut" iri" shortening: ttntil  the consistency of- coarse corn- :  meal. Stir  in  nuts.. GraduatlyZc:  add water, stirring with a fork,  until   mixture   holds together.  Divide dough in half. Roll each  on lightly floured surface and  line two dozen tart pans or riiuf ;y  fin tins? with pastry. Prick with-:''-  fork  and   bake  in   hot   oven  (42 5F) for 10 to 12 minutes or  until lightly browned.  Cream, shortening and add  melted chocolate;K blend. Gradually add icing sugar with  egg, cottage cheese and cream,  - beating?until fluffy. __dd -flavor  ing and spoon into, baked and  cooled tart shells. Garnish with  . walnut or pecan halves. Makes  two dozen medium-sized tarts.  Roberts  Creek  ��  CREDIT UNION  18th Annual Meeting  WILSON CREEK COMMUNITY HALL  Thurs., February 19 - 8 p.m.  Members and Friends  SHELL  OF CANADA LTD,  Is pleased tp announce the appointment of  AS DISTRIBUTOR OF SHELL PRODUCTS    <  .   ���     : -- ������'-���������<���    ' "���-   '.:?  A-MZMa -lAyZy   ;:..:;  '.;���/  ,F^1^yA^r:^^��A    A        *yy.yx  f - Pender A  COMPLETE ONE QF^  ��� PiicmeSECHELT 141B  -i^-  Official visit  paid to OES  -The Masonic Hall was the  scene of activity Friday when  members of the Eastern Star entertained Mrs. Margaret Carr,  worthy grand matron, on the occasion of her official visit.  Accompanying Mrs. Carr were  Mrs. Florence Struthers, P.G.M-,  general Grand Chapter committee member, Mrs. Inez Erith;  Grand Conductress, Mrs. Grace  Shane, P.G.M.; and Mrs. Jean  Duff of Grandview Chapter No.  8. They were greeted by Mrs.  George MacDonald, worthy matron of Mt. Elphinstone Chapter,  and George MacDonald, worthy  Patron.  During the ceremonies in the  chapter room, Mrs. Carr was  presented with a sizeable cheque  for the cancer project.  Downstairs the banquet room  had been decorated by Mrs, C.  Wingrave'in Mrs. Carr's favorite  pink and blue shades and featured horseshoes and wild roses,  and nussv willows effectively  painted in the pink and blue  hues, Past Matrons formed the  social committee for the evening.  Ready cash at the right time is an  extremely important factor in the  operation of a successful business.  Sometimes you don't have it. And  that's when you'll find The Bank of  Nova Scotia a real help.  The manager of your neighbourhood  BNS branch understands the problems  A BNS low-cost loan helped him do it  which confront the small businessman  of today. He'll be glad to discuss your  plans with you . . . and if your proposition is sound, he can provide you with  the money you need in the form of a  BNS loan. Drop in and talk over your  problems���you'll find him interested  and helpful.  SELMA PARK BOOKS  Selmq   Park  Community   library  'has'reeived  a   consignment of new books from Victoria.  The library will be open  from 3 p.m. 'to 5 p.m. Saturday^ onlv.  All residents of the area can  make u^e of library facilities.  The only change is one cent  per day for overdue books.  More than 500 branches across Canada, and in London, New York, the Caribbean  Manager: Squamish and Woodfibre Branches, G. H. Churchill  BB__  MONEY  PROBLEMS?  SOLVE THEM WITH A :zAisir��  IB  OPTOMETRIST  Located in Palmer Apt. _ Gibsons- B.C.  With many years experience in the practice of optometry  You are. assured of a complete satisfying ��� Optical Service'  Office Hours  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  or by appointment  Tel. 334  P.O. Box 262  In company with other GIBSON merchants  YOUR  uilding S  WILL BE CLOSED  AH Day Wednesday  UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE  Gibsons Building Supplies  Phone GIBSONS 53  Hilltop Building Supplies  Phone GIBSONS 221  HARDWARE   &  APPLIANCES  Phone GIBSONS 32  Short Course In  FISHERIES  FOR    PROFESSSONAL   FISHERMEN  The latest fisheries information and fishing methods  will be taught at a short course for professional fishermen at  the University of British Columbia from March 9th to 20th.  The course offers instruction in technology, biology,  oceanography, economics and commerce and law.  Lectures and demonstrations will be given by members  of the UBC Faculty, the Fisheries Research Board of Canada,  the Federal Department of Fisheries, commercial companies  and individual specialists.  Purpose of the course is to extend the knowledge of the  fishing industry to practising fishermen beyond their specialized branch, and to make fishermen aware of the biological,  economic and legal problems of fisheries and fish conservation  Subjects also include gear, boat design and care, operation and care of engines, fish detection, navigation, loans and  indemnities for fishermen, safety at sea, insurance, shipwreck  _ad rescue. It is sponsored by the UBC Extension Department under an appropriation from the Federal Department of  Fisheries. Applications for admission to the course together  with /an advance registration fee of $5, should be received by  February 23rd. Free room, board and tuition will be available  at the Youth Training School at UBC.  For Complete Enrollment Details Phone Or Write:  MR. G., A. DREW,  DEPARTMENT   OF' UNIVERSITY  EXTENSION,  UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA,  VANCOUVER 8, B.C.  ���Telephone:     Alma 4600, Local 526  VALENTINE GIFTS  FOR YOUR BEST GIRL  MSSICAL POWDER BOXES $11.95  Swiss made - MOVEMENT GUARANTEED FOR LIFE  PUNCH BOWL SETS - $6.75  CUT GLASS ��� POTTERY ��� CHINA  ORNAMENTS ��� PLAQUES ��� LAMPS  The Finest Gift of All  The New  Eureka Vacuum Cleaner  Mobile Air        $119.95  Canister Model   $89.95  JOHN WOOD  vt  ���.   By RiF. Kenneil Ay     A  About all I can say for the weather last month is J^uarJ-  was just January, v     vr  Rainfall  Snowfall  Days with rain  Days with, snow  Days with frost  High Temperature  Low Temperature  Mean  Temperature  Sechelt B of; T  seeks  highway to Squamish  Jan.  Norm.  Extremes.  6.39 in.  6.88 in.  13.09 ('58)  7.1 in.  11.2 in.  36.3 ('54)  19  19  28 053)  3  5  23  C54)  14  14  26  ('57) *  55  51  57   ('58)  13  18  1.0   ('57)  38  36  43   ('58)  Sechelt Board -of Trade has  submitted to the B.C. Chamber  of Commerce eighth annual  meeting April 27 and 28 a res-?  olution asking for rapid con-';  struction of the highway con-?  necting Squamish and Port  "Mellon.  Here is a copy of the resolution submitted by Andy-Johnston, chairman- of the roads  and communications committee:  The 15,000 people living on  the Sechelt Peninsula are solely dependent on the uninterrupted Black Ball Ferry Service between Horseshoe Bay  and Langdale for all commercial, industrial, fresh foods,  milk and vegetable supplies, as  w.ell as passenger and automobile  service,   including ambu-  Bowling Briefs  BY ORV MOSCRIP  Eight stars were rolled on  the alleys this week, five in  the five pins, three in th Ten  Pin League. At least eight  other bowler�� could have had  a star but lost the beat in one  frame.  High scores sby leiagues ���  Ladies, Lola Caldwell (572),  Dorothy Smith (243); Gibsons.  Ron Godfrey, 672 (249), Helen  Thorburn 578 (211); Pender  Harbour, Bev Dubois (568, Evelyn Klein (238) Charlie Mit-  tlesteadt 607 (262); Port Mellon, Desi Plourde 667 (281)  Jack Perron (313), Annette  Marleau (588), Lila Farnham  (247); Peninsula Commercial,  Jack Nestman 626 (288),, Sam  McKenzie (294), Pearl McKenzie 562 (229); Sports Club.  Lawrence Crucil 592 (270) Elsie Johnson (591), Maureen  Fleming (261); Ball and Chain,  Don Hersman (621) Red Robinson (265) Hazel Skytte (530),  Val Walters (211).  Team of the Week ��� Village Bakery No. 2 of Peninsula Commercial) 2900 i(1058)  Runner-up, Mirabilia of Gibsons 2651  (973).  In the Ten Pin League, Ben  Bronsftein is making "a . name  for himself. He was high man  (549) with two stars (205 and  200). Chris Johnson also had a  star (201).  Team of the Week ��� Home  Oil, 2362 (811).  lance and hospital  service  in  cases of emergency.  This service has frequently broken down due to unfavorable weather conditions, damage to docking facilities and  -labor disputes, causing a great  deal of hardship and inconvenience, loss: of trade and  heavy expenses in charter' of  aircraft, watertaxis etc. for  those who of, necessity must  travel during the ferry shut  down.  In the case of a national  emergency requiring evacuation of great numbers of people to or from the Peninsula ���  the lack of road- connection  would effectively bar such  movements'.  B.C. Highway 99 now extends to Squamish, B.C.  The Sunshine Coast Highway is completed from Port  Mellon to Earl, Cove, there  now remains only to connect  the two highwaylsi to leave road  access from the Peninsula to  Vancouver and thereby to the  entire North American continent.  Completing of this road  would open up country now inaccessible to industrial development and by virtue of its  , scenic beauty draw added  thousands of tourists to this  part of British Columbia enhancing trade and commerce  and providing added employment.  A great urgency for the completion of this connecting link  now exists.  Therefore the provincial  government is requested to  forthwith appropriate the necessary funds to complete the  surveys and construction of a  'highway, linking Port Mellon  arid Sduamish, B.C.  [ TRAPSHOOTING NEXT?  ? Gibsons Rod and Gun Club  ?at a recent meeting- elected  \Alex Anderson as president,  ;Jack Clement, vice-president  and Allan White-as secretary.  Range officer will be Ed Kul-  lander. Among the items considered at the meeting was the  ���installation   of   trap   shooting.  Save on Your Meat Bill  liUY   POULTRY  'Nourishing   and   delicious    in  fricasees   and  so  many  ways.  25c lb Live weight, or we will  pluck them for 5c lb  Economic? We think so.  >   Phone GIBSONS 270  TO ORDER  ELANDER FARM  Guaranteed   Watch   &  Jewelry Repairs  UNEMPLlJYJ^NT OFFICE?  .While notSj^ig ^definite can  he\ ai-nounce^ it?Cis reporfedi  that the Une*t^oyjfaent InMr-i  ahce;brg_miza--icu-?/is considejt--  ing openihgr-^go-iice, probably at Sechelt,"to handle problems that arise in this coastal?  area. ' ih"'  " 8    Coast News, -Feb. 5,  1959.  H?  Milk-is no longer Tased^^/'  $"for   hum-in -consumption.^^;:?  i shaving cream company in tB|it-'?  U.S. uses milk-in its formulaf:^  explaining- that the* milk acts^y  %. aa '�� buffer to preverft ia&i 'pjaZZ ?  '-the shaver's face. syZAAy-  Don't Say Bread  Say   "McGAVlN'S"  I NORMAN STEWART  M Local Sales Rep.  R. R. 1, GIBSONS I  Phone Gibsons 189  i*_R^r'^3ga6_^'^r?!^___^^T-^3S_S��^"-ni53___S5^--!e  i'-:^f__fi��^:ii^^_l  5S_-'1���___IH2S��3���!_ri_9MK%_ lL!i  Gibsons Social Welfare Club  Legion  Hall  8 p.m. - MONDAY,   FEB.   9  Valentine Dance  / ���-'*'���  ' . * * * .        l *  Saturday, Feb. 14  COMMUNITY HALL  ROBERTS CREEK  ROY CHRISTIANSEN  ADMISSION  $1.00 per person  GIBSONS  MEAT MARKET  LAMB SHOULDERS  LAMB STEW  39c lb.  19c lb.  STANDING PRIME RIBS a 79c Ib.  LOIN PORK CHOPS  59c lb  LEAN PORK BUTT ROAST 49c lb  Chris* Jewelers    ���**�� A BOILING FOWL    39e lb.  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  DANCE  WITH  and his  PISTOL PAWN' RHYTHM  ROBERTS CREEK  COMMUNITY HALL  PORK SPARE RIBS  EXTRA  49c lb.  OUR FAMOUS HOME CURED  SIDE BACON  HOME FREEZER OWNERS  See us for a better deal on your FROZEN  FOOD requirements  BEEF _ LAMB ��� PORK  CUT & WRAPPED BY EXPERTS  FREE       DELIVERY  MEATS ��� PRODUCE ��� GROCERIES  CLOSED ALL DAY WEDNESDAY  Phone GIBSONS 52 KEN WATSON

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