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 �����  ���JUST  FINE  FOOD  DANNY'S  DINING ROOM  Phorie GIBSONS 140  SERVING THE  GROWING SUNSHINE COAST  ^Published in Gibsons, B.C. Volume 12, Number 18, April 30,   1959.  RAY  WHITING  RADIO-CONTROLLED  PHONE     9Kft     GIBSONS  24 HR. COURTEOUS SERVICE  A residence and office for  a doctor, will be built?on the  northeast corner of Seaview  Ave. and Beach Ave, to cost  $10,678. A building permit for  this was granted at Tuesday  night's meeting of Gibsons  Village Commission.  Name of the person??taking  out the permit is Dr. D. Johnson of Brandon, Mali. The  building will cover 1340?square  feet. Contractor will be? Smith  and Peterson Construction Ltd.  of Gibsons. Sunco Electric will  Study group  for hos|  At the annual general-meeting of St. Mary's Hospital Society a motion was put forward that a study group be  formed to investigate the1 improvement of hospital ^facilities in Sechelt School District  No. 46. The motion received  unanimous   approval.  After the motion, the following slate .was approved unanimously: Mr. Ed Sherman,  plant superintendent and, Mr.  Les Hempsall, plant engineer?,  Port Mellon; Mr."J. M*ason,  construction superintend .e n't,*  Mr. Laing, president, Kinsmen  Club and Dr. H;F. Inglis?, of  Gibsons; Mr. H. Hubbs, liner-  chant, ?Selma Park; Mr. sF.H.  Norminton, district manag'er,  B.C. Electric, Dr. W.N. McKee  and Magistrate Andrew, Johnston, Sechelt; Dr. Alan S^van  and v;Mr^,;Al_.Jjloy.dg' Merchant,  Pender Harbpurv.'   "'^ ""  In addition to this slate,  there are also alternate members who will act for their respective districts in assisting  the study group. The study  group will call for assistance  from time to. time in compiling, statistics toward * formation  of a Hospital Improvement  District.  do   electrical   work   and   A.J.  Barnes the brickwork.  Accounts passed at this meeting totalled $148.86 were ordered paid, $111.26 for roads,  $25.15 for" fire protection and  $12.48 for water maintenance.  Wes Hodgson, president of  Gibsons and Area Ratepayers  Association introduced three  members of the association visiting the village commission  for the first time. One was the  vice-president, Rev. E. KempY  Rudy Psovsky and Tommy  Parker.  Before leaving Mr. Hodgsb)i  complained about the condition of the United Church corner when it rains and suggested the commission should  bring it to the attention of the  roads department.  A second permit was issued  to Earl Hibbard of Lulu Island, for coriitruction of a  $1,000 dwelling 26 x 32 feet,  north of the Wally Graham  block on. Marine Drive. Smith  and Peterson will be contractors.  The commission following  complaints of parking in a no-  parking lane agreed to erect a  no-parking sign in the lane at  the north  end of the village.  The new plumbing bylaw  was given second and third  reading arid passed and will  come up for final reading at  the next meeting.  Plan mill tour  A conducted tour of the Canadian Forest Products Ltd.,  plant at Port Mellon will take  place Friday; May 1, starting  at 1 p.m. and again at 7:30 p_m.  Each tour will start from the  cafeteria arid everybody is welcome.  Wives, mothers and relatives  of employees will be shown locations where a member of. the  family works. Guides will, explain the whole pulp mill procedure. There will be a sample  of the mill product and an illustrated booklet explaining  how pulp is manufactured given those taking the tour. Safety, first aid equipment, awards  and trophies earned by employees! will be on display as well.  The public can expect a visit from a Guide or a Brownie  during Cookie Week, May 1-10.  If any person is missed or  wishes to obtain more cookies;  please contact Mrs. P. Feeney,  Phone 150 or Mrs. V. Wilson,  phone 229,   during that week.  The following is a list of distribution points where there  will be'Girl Guide Cookies:  Roberts Creek, Miss Vigard.  Hopkins,  Mrs.   M.  Wheeler.  Soames Point, Mrs. P. Feeney.  Granthariis, Mrs. R. Beacon.  Gibsons, Mrs. K. Woods,  Mrs. V. Wilson, Mrs. J. Winn,  Mrs. V. Azyan, Mrs. W. Tyson,  Mrs. D. Skellett, Mrs, Hansen,  Mrs. Holden, Mrs. Sneddon and  Mrs. P. Volen.  Gower Point,   Mrs.  Chaster.  North Road, Mrs. Weinhandl  and Mrs. Porter.  Shaw Road, Mrs. D. Crosby.  Pratt Road, Mrs. E. Herrin.  Main Road, Mrs. M. Stenner.  Reid  Road, Mrs. G. Coates.  A GOOD POINT for B.C.'s loggers and sawmill workers to  ? follow during Safety Week May 4-_Ms shown here by Vancouver's Miss Jackie Vickers, Secretary?of the Joint Labor, Management Government Committee sponsoring the campaign. Jackie  donned hard hat and safety boots :to remind workers to wear  ; safety equipment while on the job. Chart shows, accident rate  is steadily declining in woodis industry thanks to programs like  Safety Week. y  Gibsons schopl tax  mill rate cut to 17  Revised school tax schedule  received from Victoria for Sechelt School District reveals  that the school tax for Gibsons  municipality will be 17.7 mills  "and not 19 as previously reported. This is based on an as-  . sessment total of $1,281,884,  Abased on government figures.  The bylaw covering this assess-  ;>sr**ilent...was given, third, .reading..  The. mill rate will produce  $22,460 for schools from Gibsons.  Trippers see  The Sechelt assessment figure will be $821,873 which will  produce $14,398. The mill rata  to -obtain_ this will have to be  struck by the Sechelt Village  commission.  The rural area assessment,  $19,906,186 will produce $348,-  914' for school purposes. This  is dene through provincial government channels-  Total amassment figure for  theS-e.itire ,s;hcol district *is\  ?:$2*,.?G"09;943 and trie' total' tax  amount to be raised for school  purposes is $385,772. Gibsons  provides 5.82 percent, Sechelt  3.73 percent and the rural area  90.45 percent of the $385,772.  our scenery   L  ���      ,        K  Library fund  OAP meeting  The regular meeting of the  Old Age Pensioners Organization took place at the Kinsmen  Club April 20. Several new  members were added. Transpor  tation was provded by Mrs.  Hunter. Refreshments were  served on behalf of the Kin-r  ettes by Mrs. Ellen Marshall  and Mrs. Diana Brackett.  Arrangements were made  for the next Social afternoon  on Monday May 4 at 2 p.m.  Entertainment will include  bingo, with prizes, cards and  cribbage. Transportation where  necessary will be provided by  Mr. J.W. Edwards. Please  phone 75M. Refreshments will  be served.  Brush fires  Brush fires have been prevalent during the lastt week  and while three of them required attention from authorities there were other�� reported  which were taken care of without calling out firemen.  Two fires occured in the region of Gibsons Rod and Gun  Club and a third in the Roberts Creek area on the lower  road near Wards. RCMP and  the Forest Ranger department  Sitress greater care 'should be  taken towards keeping fires  under close guard when used  for clearing purposes.  On Fri., April 25 both units  of the Sechelt Volunteer Fire  .Department quickly suppressed  a bush fire in West Sechelt  close to the highway. The fire,  about an acre in extent was  the result of land clearing activities.  Travel bureau representatives from Vancouver and Victoria; along with other tourist  minded people visited the Sunshine Coast last weekend on  invitation of Black Ball Ferries. A special bus conveyed  the party all the way to Powell River and back.  The party was met at Langdale by W.I. McAfee and Walter Nygren, representing the  motel operators and the Board  of Trade of Gibsons. A conducted tcVur of the Gibsons  area followed and the party  then moved on to Sechelt and  Powell River where it was met  by Bruce Smith for a tour of  that area.  Powell River's Board of  Trade was host at a dinner  where representatives of the  Sunshine Coast had a chance  to speak on tourism. On the  return trip Sunday the party  called at Garden Bay and Madeira Park where a short  cruise was arranged by Len  Larson.  After a survey of the Pender Harbour and Halfmoon  Bay areas the party headed  back to the ferry making various short calls on the way to  acquaint thefnselves with the  numerous areas along the  coast.  eeps growing  Library board officials in  Gibsons are pleased with the  showing so far in their fund  raising efforts for an extension  to the library. This: fund-raising has been conducted only  among users of the library' and  to date $168 has been collected  from one-third of the users.  Officials are hoping the  other two-thirds will be equally as generous in their donations wuiich can be handed in  to the library or to any official they, happen to know.  That big hole  What is the big hole doing on  the property behind Bal's block?  Well the facts are the big hole  is getting along nicely and' will  get bigger according to C- P. Ballentine  owner  of the property.  Mr .Ballentine hopes in a  space of time to have a parking  lot leveled off on the property  behind the cement wall which  he intends to move from the  back of the Bal Block. He has  offered the gravel free for usa  of the municipal/COuncil and  highways department to be used,  as fill for roads whenever  needed.  Lib  A Library tea will be held  on May 5 at 2 p.m. by members of the Women's Institute.  The tea will be held in the  W.I. cottage and proceeds will  be turned ovei*; to the library  board to help obtain sufficient  funds to cover the building of  an extension to the present library   building.  Skindivers meet  There will be a? meeting of  persons nterested in skin-diving, Friday at 8 p.m. in the  Gibsons Legion hall. Purpose  of the meeting is to organize  a training program, -tor use  this summer. Reports from  Secret Cove about skin-diving  over the weekend stated a  couple of divers who were  down about 60 feet speared a  couple   of  good-sized   cod.  How ballot will read  "Are you in favour of tlie Board of School Trustees of  School District No. 46 (Sechelt) borrowing money, without  further assent of the owner-electors, at any time or from  time to time, within three (3) years from December 31,  1958, by the issue and sale of debentures bearing interest  at a rate or rates not exceeding five (5) per cent per annum  and payable over a period or periods not exceeding twenty  , years from the date or respective dates thereof, in such  principal amounts as the Board may from time to time  deem necessary to raise net sums not exceeding in the aggregate Two Hundred Eleven Thousand, One Hundred Dollar�� ($211,100.00), after payment of discount, commission,  brokerage, exchange, and other expenses with respect to  such issue or sale for acquiring and developing school-sites  and purchasing, constructing, reconstructing, furnishing,  and equipping buildings for school purposes or use in connection therewith and other capital expenditures for school  purposes?"  i&tne  Owner-.electors of Sechelt School District No. 46 will vote  on Sat., May 9 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on a $211,100 building  program to provide sites for new schools, erection of buildings  on them and for equipping the same.  New schools will be built at Hopkins Landing, a two room  elementary school, and at Halfmoon Bay, a one room elementary school, and a two room Sechelt Junior High School. Here  is a breakdown of total cost and how it will be spent.  Eligible for  Provincial  Grants  (a)    Acquiring and developing school-sites:  Hopkins Landing Elementary $ 4,500.00 $    ���  Not Eligible  for Provincial  Grants Total  Elphinstone  Jr.-Sr.   High  Sechelt Jr. High  Pender Harbour High  -��� 4,500.00  12,000.00  10,000.00  26,500.00  (b) Purchasing, constructing, reconstruct-   "  ing buildings, for school purposes or  use in connection therewith:  Elphinstone Addition  (1 music - 1 Art) 53,000.00  Sechelt Jr. High  (2 rooms - 1 Science) 47,000.00  Halfmoon Bay Elem.  (1 room school) 18,000.00  Hopkins Landing Elementary  (2 rooms) 35,000.00  (c) Furnishing and equipping buildings for  school purposes or use in connection  therewith:  Elphinstone , 6,000.00  Sechelt 4,000.00  Hopkins Landing 3,000.00  Halfmoon Bay 1,500.00  .d)   Other capital expenditures for school  purposes:  Plans  and Supervision 5,000.00  Contingencies 7,600.00  4,500.00 $31,000.00  ���        153,000.00  14,500:00  12.6Q0.0l*>  TOTAl-.* ESTIMATES , , ?   $206,600.00;$* 500.00 ��211,100.00 *  The'heading "Acquiring and  developing school sites," not  only includes the purchase  price of the property required,  but also clearing and develop-  in school grounds and playing  fields.  The addition to the Elphinstone High .School provides  t"-*-** complete class rooms,  which will be used for all subjects, but will be partcularly  f uitable for music and art, and  it is expected each room will  be used to capacity each day.  These classrooms will accommodate classes presently being  conducted temporarily in service areas.  The Sechelt Jr. High School  (Grades VII and VIII), three  complete rooms, will be an expansible plan, which will permit future rooms when pop/  lation . increase . warrants. It  should be noted that no students are being withdrawn  from Elphinstone to populate  these classrooms.  The one room school at Halfmoon Bay and the two room  school at Hopkins Landing will  also be built under an expansible plan.  The $4,500 not eligible for  provincial grant is for the purchase of property between Elphinstone High School and the  Irwin Motel. With the completion of two rooms on the Elphinstone school, the school  building will extend to the limit of the school property, and it  is felt by the board that it is  wise to prepare for future  needs by purchasing this property.  It is the hope of the board  and the department of education that the erection of more  schools will assist in reducing  transportation costs in this  district. With the present rate  of population increase more  schools are needed, and as  building costs increase each-  year, it is felt that now is the  time to begin -a program of  school building.  To measure the dollar effect  on the taxpayer, it is estimated  that a home ownerj with an  assessment of $3,000 will have  an increase in taxes from $1.15  to $1.50 per year, and as the  total assessment in the district  increases, it iis possible this  figure might be lowered.  The entire building program  has met with the approval of  the department of education,  and rigid inspections are made  regularly to insure that the  school buildings will be  kept  at the,.v highest standard of  workmanship and , material.  Mr. J. Lovatt Davies has been  engaged to complete the architectural work on Elphinstone  High r.^hool, but for the other I  buildings, official plans have  been obtained from the department of education. These projects are supervised by the departmental architect.      ��� -��^_  Although the board hopes  to have some of the classroom,  space available for September,  1959, it must be understood  that there is a statutory waiting period of 30 days following  a successful referendum before  tenders can be called for construction.  Public meetings for the information of ratepayers will be  held in each attendance area  prior to Sat., May 9.  The meetings will be held  at 8 o'clock on the evenings of  the following dates at places  mentioned:  Mon., May 4, Hopkins Community Hall.  Tues. May 5, Halfmoon Bay  School.  Wed., May 6 Madeira Park  School.  Thur*3., May 7, Sechelt Elementary School.  Fri., May 8, Gibsons School  Hall.  These meetings have been  arranged by the School board-  Fish derby  There will be another Pender  Harbour P.T.A. Fish Derby in  the summer, and committee  members will be Mr. Freeman,  Mrs. IT. Duncan and Mrs. Edwardson. There were 19 persons  at the April 16 meeting.  Mrs. W. Cameron moved that  a letter be written to Mr. A.  Child's of Sechelt School District Association expressing extreme disappointment regarding  cancellation of this year's Peninsula Track Meet and question  if there is any chance of reconsidering  this decision.  Mr. Tjorkom stated that High.  School seniors will participate in  a Sports program at Powell  River this year.  FIRE AUXILIARY  T^e Ladies Auxiliary to the  Fire Services of Gibsons area  will hold its next meeting Sunday May 3 at 8 p.m. in the  Firehail. 2    Coast News, April 30, 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  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 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.  A letter has come to the Coast News signed by Premier  Bennett along with a copy of a lengthy story from the March  18 issue of the Wall" Street Journal. As is usual the Wall Street  Journal story, a roundup of the worsening fiscal crisis affecting  various states in the United States, is of high calibre and 'covers  the subject with thoroughness.  The editor was quite interested in reading about the troubles  of the five states, Michigan, Massachusetts, California, Pennsylvania and Washington. Their troubles are through over-spending  to the point where they are practically bankrupt.  Instead of quoting the Wall Street Journal article the  Coast News will quote some of the premier's letter, as follows:  "As the article points out their post-war situation has  closely paralleled our own in British Columbia: rapidly expanding populations, the demand for more government services ���  Mghways, schools, public buildings and the like and, of special  interest in the light of our own experience, rising interest rates  ��n direct debt.  * "The unfortunate result in the United States cases outlined appears to be a condition approaching bankruptcy, and I  think partisan considerations aside, the record of our own handling in British Columbia of this explosive post-war development  bears extremely favorable comparison.  "As you know, I believe most strongly in business-like  government, based on 'good housekeeping' in our public affairs.  It has been my government's constant effort to retain services at  a high level and indeed to increase them; to do all this on a pay-  as-you-go basis and, most important of all, to pay off the direct  ebt of the province and thereby avoid the crippling interest  rates which, I suggest, lie at the root of many of our neighbors'  troubles. One has only to note the staggering amount of -their  total long-term debt, 13,500,000,000 to gain some realization of  the immense expenditure for interest payments that they face  through all the years of the forseeable future.  "This is a situation which we in British Columbia will  so longer face by midsummer of this year and I am sure that a  filose perusal of the Wall Street Journal will show you why I  '.have been so personally determined to free our people from this  ���Suffocating burden."  That ends the premier's letter.  One can commend Premier Bennett for striving to reduce  the debt burden at provincial government level and to wipe out  ���anterest payments. Taxpayers will probably! laud the premier for  lais efforts. The taxpayers should also wonder why as the result  of provincial government action they will be forced to pay higher taxes at tax-collecting levels below that of the provincial government. *  One could not,:detect in the Wan. Street Journal-,article  ���mny mention of state financing through" commissions or agencies A  as is done in British Columbia. If there is no commission finaric-  ;___g in these states then tye comparison is not wholly fair.  The; Coast News view is. that Premier Bennett in striving  to get his non-debt halo centred over his head has jusit put the  toad on other governmental levels. The taxpayer will have to  pay no matter who collects. The natural conclusion to reach is  that with taxes rising at lower governmental levels they should  decrease at the provincial government level. Will they?  Popularity anyway  Among recent visitors in a long line of expressions: that  gain popularity for a time is the use of the word 'anyway' at the  ���ends of sentences. A forebear of this word play was the celebrated question, in which the final word is broken into two words  iand given a rising inflection: "What's "that on the road, a head,"  This used to double children over in laughter.  The current working of the thing is being used rhore by  adults, which may confirm that civilization is breaking down.  The approved method for using the word 'anyway' is to develop  a situation where one is, say, thanking a hostess on one's leaving  uafter dinner. To accomplish this, it is first necessary to get invited out and then to put in several hours, waiting to say, on  departure: "Well, thanks for the dinner, anyway." This is supposed to convulse everyone, although it also may keep one from  getting invited back.  Devotees contend that 'anyway' can be put on the end of  practically all statements and that by persisting in this, a howler  is likely to be produced on an average of every third time, as:  "You have a good-looking suit on, anyway." The difficulty is  (that proponents of this art form may not live long to practise it.  ���- The Printed Word.  Same Night ��� Same Time ��� Same Place  GIANT  I  Thurs  GIBSONS SCHOOL HALL - 8 p.m. SHARP  - $15 - $25 -  Don't Miss First Game > $10  SUNSHINE COAST WELFARE FUND  AJR, MILQUETOAST,    SLGBP1M&  UhlDEFi. AH ��LcCTR.lC BLAWKeTi  R-.M-./-1BCRS IM TFie NICK OF7TM--  TfiAT WATEK IS A COUDUCTof* OF  euecTRiciTY  **te3  T>J5fcE-2-  O N-�� V-k H.r��M THWm'Ik. tt'^^"  Southern pine taking over  in U.S. pulp manufacture  Forty   years   ago   -souths-fn  pine timber stands were threatened with extinction. Today,  the forests of the Southern  States yield approximately one  third of the U.S. lumber output, 58 per cent of its pulp-  wood and sizeable proportions  of other forest products.  How government and industry breathed new life into a  failing resource was described  to members of the Canadian  Forestry Association at their  annual luncheon meeting in  Vancouver by Frank Hey ward,  Jr., director of public relations.  Gaylord Mill Division, Crown  Zellerbach Corporation, Boga-  lusa, La.  Virgin tirnber in th?- couth-  ern United States was depleted  by the middle '20's, I-Ieyw?.rd  said. The cut-over lands were  scourged by recurrent fires. So  government thought the pine  was gone forever. A survey in  1920 revealed that on 90 mil-  lica. acres, the pinej forests  were a thing of the past.  Largely becausie of the prevalence of fires, land taxation  problems and low timber prices  there was scant interest in tree  growing.  First Work in organized fire  protection was on National for-  es'.s. These served as guides to  industrial operations which followed. By 1930 state forestry  organizations bad been established in every southern state  except Arkansas.  The awakening of public interest in forestry and tree  farms was brought about by  the paper industry, Mr. Hey-  ward said. Prior to the 1930's  this industry had consisted of  only?    ...attered     small    mills  of a single large modern mill.  Within the period 1934 to 1940  at least one new pulp and paper mill was constructed in  each of nine southern states.  Florida, alone, had four*. Almost overnight a market was  developed for pulpwocli in  practically every section where  southern pine grew.  ...Because small trees are usable for pulpwood, the public,  quickly recognized the possibilities of growin'g pine trees *  a�� a crop. On old fields originally in cultivation, planted  pines commonly attain pulp-  wood size in from 14 to 16  years. On undisturbed soil in  the forest, pulpwood may be  grown in 18 to 20 years and  sawlogs in 35 to 40 years.  Currently, tree farmers are  receiving $4 to $5 per cord  fefcumpage for . pulpwood and  $30 to $40 per thousand Doyle  Rule for sawlogs. The price of  bare forest land has skyrocketed from $5 to $30 or $40 per  acre in those few localities  where land is still on the market.  Forest fire protection now  extends to 85 per cent of the  total forested land and the  planting of tree seedlings has  grown into a sizeable business.  During the past planting season, 13A billion seedlings were  planted, the great majority by  private landowners.  "Under the impact of a region-wide tree farm program,  which is gaining momentum*  every year, there is no reason  to believe that the South's forests will ever be depleted  again," Mr. Heyward concluded.  NOTICE OF INTENTION TO  APPLY TO LEASE LAND  In Land Recording District  of Vancouver, British Columbia and situate NORTH LAKE  on the North Side of North  Lake, approximately. 15 chains  East of the outlet at the West  end.  Take notice that Ralph A.  Aubrey, of New Westminster,  occupation, Civil Servant, intends to apply for a lease of  the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted on the North Side of North  Lake, approximately 15 chains  East of the outlet at the West  end. Thence 2% chains West;  thence 10 chains North, thence  2% chains East; thence 10  chains M/L South and containing 2V2 acres, more or less, for  for the purpose of  R.A. Aubrey  Dated April 17,  1959.  NOTICE OF INTENTION TO  APPLY- TO LEASE LAND  In Land Recording District  of Vancouver, British Columbia and situate NORTH LAKE  on the North Side of North  Lake, approximately 15 chains  East of the outlet at the West  end.  Take notice that Allen Keen-  leyside of Port Coquitlam, occupation, Appraiser, intends to  apply for a lease of the following described lands:���  . Commencing at a post planted on the North Side of North  Lake, approximately 15 chains  East of the outlet at the West  end. Thence 2 "^ chains East,  thence 10 chains North, thence  2y2 chains West; thence 10  chains M/L South and containing 21A acres, more or less, for  the purpose of summer home.  Allen Keenleyside  Dated March 25th. 1959.  complete  was  the   devastation    .'whose  combined   requirements  that both industry and federal    of pulpwood approximated that  G.R. MUTRIE  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  Of f ice Hours  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  or by appointment  Tel. 334  P.O. Box 2^3  CAN I DO  FOR YOU?  Your bank manager is easy to meet  ���and a good man to talk things  over with. Not just because he knows  a lot about banking, but because he  can be counted on to apply that  knowledge and experience to your  particular need.  To him, banking is more than dollars  and cents, more than figures in a  ledger. To him, banking is the  opportunity to work with people���  through bank services to help with  ������yowr problems, jyoMr hopes and plans.  That is what he has been trained to  do. That is what he likes to do.  You'll find he's a good man to know. Coast News, April 30, 1959.    3  "*���*> ���." '. "���  -^-f <  <s,^xi^fr,^>>tf*s**'%  ���9^���1>����flSrs*(  ���_���_J  The new Vauxhall Victor by G M  A   new   Vauxhall   Victor   for  1959,- restyled  to  give  a wider  i  and   lower   appearance,   is   announced by  General Motors   of  Canada.  The Victor ��� top seller in  Canada among British-built cars  ���has a new, clean-looking front  end treatment that makes it look  wider and lower. New sid.3 and  bumper styling gives the .ap-.  pearai.ce of extra length.  Highlighting the annoxance-  ment of the 1959. "Series 2"  Vauxhalls'is the introduction of  a completely new and more luxurious model ��� the Victor Da  Luxe.  It features luxurious interior  styling with individual seats.  "There are pile carpets on the  floor. Upholstery** is of soft durable leather and vynide. The  front and rear seats have foam  rubber padding and the floor  carpets have thick underlays of  felt and foam rubber.  Wheels are covered with distinctive embellishers, and a continuous line of chrome1 from  front to rear on the side of the  De Luxe provides a natural  separation for optional attractive  two-tone color treatments.  Mechanical specifications of  the De Luxe are the same as the  Victor and the Victor Super  mocLls.  The Series 2 Victor is 168  inches long, with a wheelbase of  98 inches, and has the same outstanding manoeuvrability a*  earlier models. It has a four-  cylinder overhead valve engine  with a compression ratio of 7.8  to one and develops 55 B.H.P.  Owners can expect up to 40 miles  to the gallon Hinder normal driving conditions.  The radiator and fan have  been . enlarged to improve cool-  i?-g and 'the spare tire of the  Victor Estate Wagon has been  moved closer to the right side  to give an extra 5Vz inches  usable width at the rear.  Most striking styling change  is in the front. Double hood lines  on the old series have given way  to a single line which runs from  the air intake vent below the  windshield to a new crest between the headlights. Front  parking and turn indicator lights  are oval shaped and the bumper  extends in a smooth line around  the sides of the fenders. Rear  bumpers are s'r^ilarilv oxtende-l.  PUN NO.:  R5&-I033  FlDOi-. AREA: 1-S3 _at*T.  4��-<t  THE &U11DINC -tNTRE PtAM SW.VICE.  VANCOUVER, RC  MAIN  FLOOR FLAM  W'SEMENT PUN.  PLAN No. R5B (copyright No. 117093)  HOUSE WITH A FUTURE  This is the house with a future ��� the house with the split entry ���  sometimes known as the "Cathedral" entry. As you enter the house  through the attractive front doorway, you go up a short flight of  stairs into the large living room with the) outside wall fireplace for  easy furnishings. L shaped-living-dining arrangement ovens into the  compact kitchen adjacent. Follow'down the hall to the attractive  bathroom with convenient vanity and into the two large bedrooms  which show ample closet; space.; Down the attractive stairs to the  well planned basement,-and see now there is plenty of room for  two future bedrooms, plus recreation room, utility and 'storage room  and roughed-in plumbing. The driveway at the side of the house  allows for,a.future flat deck carport? when-..and if dtesired. Designed  for N.H.A. approval, working drawings are available at the Building  Centre (B.d) Ltd., 116 East Broadway, Vancouver 10. Write for our  free booklet, "SELECT HOME DESIGNS" ��� new edition available.  Send 25c to coyer cost of mailing.  Elimination of a sculptured  crrve on the irear door and a  ridge or "eyebrow" over the  front windshield give the new  models a clean front-to-rear  sweep. Vz  The Victor is available in a  total of seven solid and eight  two-tone color combinations, depending on model. Vz  The Victor is built in England,  by Vavixhall Motors Limited, a  subsidiary of General Motors. It  is distributed in Canada by General Motors of Canada.  .IV  By JUDITH FLETCHER  "Miss Margaret Mclntyre and  Mis. A. G. Jervis of Farrington  Cove have returned from a  motor trip up the Hope-Princeton  highway.  William Foster and son, of  Var.rouver, spent a weekend in  Pender Harbour on a fishing  trip.  Mrs. B. Birchall, who for several years has lived in Sinclair  Bay, has left for. Sooke on Vancouver Island where she will reside. Mrs. Birchall was active in  Anglican Church circles in Garden Bay and was one of the organizers of the Pender Harbour  Anglican Sunday School.  Tony Penley, former administrator of the St. Mary's Hospital,  has left for Esquimalt where he  will spend somev time as an instructor in the Canadian Navy.  The new administrator, Mr. Mil  l-fan, of Fort St. John, has  ar- couver.  rived and   took over his duties        Mrs.  Ramona Blaker of Fraas  or, Monday. cis Peninsula has returned froi*-.  William    Urquhart    and    son ?.   trip   to   Vancouver.   She  was  Ross, of Vancouver came up for accompanied  by her children.  -   ftsMng   expedition   in  Pender        Mrs. Loretta  Snarling of Por*  Harbour. Coquitlam has spent several days  Mrs. Roy Bolderson of Garden in Garden  Bay as guest of her  Bay was a recent visitor to Van- daughter, Mrs. Lloyd Davis.  *jna"********---***--"i  1  ELPHIMSTONE HIGH SCHOOL  PRIL 30-8 p.iri.  DOORS OPEN AT 7 O'CLOCK  EXHIBITS - CONCERT-, DISPLAYS  a*  I!  Adults 75c     ���     Students 35c  1*1 ��������� IWMll_'|*t  WORTH THE MONEY  British Columbia girls have  fun while learning skills for living through membership in +hv.  Girl Guides Association. Wheni  one of them comes in uniform'  to sell you Girl Guide Cookies  you will get your money's worth.  /The cookies taste good and the  cause is vital.  Guaranteed . Watch   &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris* Jewelers  !     Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  ���SS0 oil furnaces  We will install & finance your heating  system for as little as  10% Down  SY^% Unpaid balance  5 Years to pay  EXAMPLE OF FINANCE PLAN  Principal   $700.00  Down Payments          70.00  60 Monthly Payment*            12.02  See er Phone  DUKES & BRADSHAW Ltd. DAN WHEELER ��� Gibsons 66 or  1928 Marine Dr., North Van.���YO 3443       '       TED KURLUK ��� Sechelt 107  YOUR IMPERIAL OIL  DISTRIBUTOR  ANGE VALUE  GENERAL  ELECTRIC  24" or 30" PUSHBUTTON RANGE  ���nn*1ll'-llll'--lflffllll-l'''"^  * NO DRIP COOK TOP I  * HIGH SPEED CALROD ELEMENTS  * BIG RO OMY STORAGE DRAWER  * FOCUSED HEAT BROILER  * BIG MASTER 21" OVEN  * 12 POSITION OVEN RACKS  * FIVE HEAT PUSHBUTTON SWITCHES  EXCEPTIONAL VALUE  EITHER 24" cr 30"  $  MODEL 220  COMPARE VALUE FOR VALUE  FEATURE FOR FEATURE  GE IS YOUR BEST BUY  ONLY  Buy now and Save  TV  Phone SECHELT 6  _u__J.��wff-\_liWA.--*^-i5n*  i_^U��<i*St*M__M-n<M��MBM-��->i  **wt^W-��iu_j*"_��_a*ut_5-S  UBBmntkfktUi  J* .it:���.��,.&��� J��,li; W/T/$; P N  ���S-P.BMAaA'%/IaST-;;S-:  SfSlGl-flLT fif�� ISSISONSCr  GET YOUR COPY OF ADVANCE SALES CATALOGUE  <SSS��SSSSS!!SSSSS3SSSESEBSSSSBEE!St  wHimw  3__  2222322  mymnutam 4   Coast News, April 30, 1959  ancouver  party  at Sechelt  Sechelt's square dance group  the-Sechelt Promenaders entertained 25 ' members of the  North "Vancouver Wagon  "Wheels at a square dance in  St. Hilda's Parish Hall, Sat.  evening, April 25.  Garry Monk of Burnaby did  the calling, assisted by Maurice Hemstreet of the Sechelt  group. Mrs. Maude Kraft, secretary of the promenaders said  that an outdoor dance* was being planned for June 6 at the  Tom Boy parking lot in Se-  shelt. i i   Guaranteed  Watch &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris* Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  About 300 persons attended  the Fashion Show presented  under auspices of St. Mary's  Altar Society in Elphinstone  High School April 22 and with  the showing of a wide variety  of wearing apparel it was dif-  fcult to choose between one  or another. The audience expressed pleasure with a* murmur of approval as. each model  paraded on stage.  Styles ranged from playtogs  to swim suits, California casuals and top model ensembles.  They were from Tasella Shop  in Sechelt and Thriftee Dress  Shop in Gibsons. Floral decorations were supplied by Anne's  Flower shop at Sechelt.  There were many fashions  by Aljean, Dan River, Kay  Windsor Originals, T e e n a  Paige and others. Among those  that particularly caught the attention was a lovely nylon chiffon gown with a floating panel  back, and applique bodice. Another was aji ensemble, blending browns, beige and copper  stripes, three-quarter coat with  DOGWOOD  CAFE  OPEN TILL 10 pm.  EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, MAY 1  SPECIALIZING IN  Fish & Chips  Soft Ice Cream  SPECIAL ATTENTION TO TAKE OUT ORDERS  Phone GIBSONS 69  JI  Gibsons Ratepayers Association  Regular Monthly Meeting  MAY 4  -8 p.m.  UNITED CHURCH HALL  Speaker: Mr. Les Peterson  ENJOY  TROUBLE FREE  SUMMER DRIVING  FOR ONLY  We Will  CHECK ENTIRE IGNITION SYSTEM  ON THE ALLEN SCOPE  ADJUST CARBURATOR WITH GAS  ANALYZER  ALIGN HEADLIGHTS  CHECK   MASTER  CYLINDER  AND  BRAKE SHOES >  SET UP BRAKES  DRAIN & FLUSH RADIATOR ��� ADD  CONDITIONER  CHECK FAN BELT & RADIATOR  HOSE  CLEAN AND CHECK BATTERY  LUBRICATION  This offer good only during May  shawl    collar,   combined  with  a   highline  sheath dress   with  a  bow  catching  the collar  of  the coat.  Also shown were several  ���very attractive styles for maternity wear, one being a flowered all-over pattern, with a  petit-pont look, in hand washable cotton a slip-,on top in  shirt waist style with cap  sleeves.  All the fashions were worthy of mention, the casual play  clothes as well as the dressier  fashions. There were sun dresses, swimsuits,, slim jims and  slacks  for  all   tastes.  The models were Heather  Bracewell, Clara Nygren, Pearl  Feeney, Mrs. Stewart, Moira  Clements, Mary Rudolph, Ar-  lene Mason, Penny Feeney,  ���Elizabeth Kruse, Eileen Har-  rop, Yvonne Fladager, Myra  Marleau, V.erda Schneider,  May Reitze, Louise Nygren,  Sharon Solnik, Phyllis Tyson,  Denise Quarry and twins Susan and Anne Kruse. The bridal party included Carol Stuch-  berry, Judy Hague and Clair  Hague.  Let it not be said the Can-  Can dancers failed in their  effort to  instil into  the even  ing's performance some of the  old world spirit of the 1890's  because as their famous dance  went on the odd member, completely pooped, wandered  about gasping for air then  caught up with the troupe as-it'  flashed into their orbit. The  massed effort was well co-ordinated at the beginning but  as age and the need for a  change of oil caught up with  some of the dancers there was  some faltering but they managed to muster their strength to  present a really high-stepping  finale.  Mrs. Oscar Johnson president, in opening the show, introduced Mrs. Peg Connor, a  former, model in Vancouver,  who ably described the fashions presented during the  show.  During the intermission vocal selections were presented  by Mrs. Lucille Swartz and  Mrs. Lottie Campbell :with Mrs..  Mae Freer on the piano. The  bridal party Was one of youthful beauty with Claire Hague  as flower . girl, Judy Hague as  bridesmaid and Carol Stuch-  berry as a dainty bride, wearing the wedding gown of Mrs.  Frank Latter, nee Jean Hague.  Tightening-up urged  in education system  Phone SECHELT 178  A general "tightening up"  in education . in B.C.; better  salaries for senior education  department officials and district superintendants; an " entirely new system of establishing teachers' salaries ��� these  and many more recommendations were made by the B.C.  School Trustees Association in  a brief to the Chant Royal  Commission jn Education.  Since trustees are concerned  at all stages with school finance, and since reference to  this subject was limited by the  terms of the commission inquiry, the trustees association  has asked for a royal commission devoted entirely to school  finance.  The brief attacks minute  budgetary control by the department of ... education and  seeks restoration of local school  board autonomy in the interests of economic and efficient  school operation. .-.._  Trustees ask for a vigorous  program to recruit teacher  trainees, coupled with a subsidy system for trainees that  would in effect pay them a  salary while at teacher college.  On teacher salaries trustees  propose a basic provincial scale  established by an independent  commission and taking into account various living costs in  different areas of B.C. For  dedicated, efficient teachers,  the trustees propose a system  of merit rating or bonus payment.  Trustees also want all teachers to be degree teachers and  would view salary scales on  that basis, with a sharp difference between degree holders  and  certificate  holders.  As far as students are concerned, BCSTA proposes higher standards, greater emphasis  on basic courses, a longer  school day and a longer school  year to improve student training and obtain optimum use of  costly school buildings.  The trustees would eliminate promotion of students by  recommendation beyond Grade  VII, and permit promotion by  departmental.  examinatioa  Squarenaders  offical name  Gibsons Area square dancers ' are now officially the  "Squarenaders." This name  was unanimously agreed upon  from the many ��� suggestions offered at last Saturday's dance  which had the best attendance  in the club's short history.  Mr. Blatchford started the  evening by betting the group  could not follow the calls for.  five minutes without an error.  Much to his astonishment, he  was proven wrong, which can  be credited to either his teaching or his diplomacy!  Refreshments were served  after the dancing, and a brief  business meeting followed. After selecting a name for the  club, a date was set for the  next gathering, Fri., May 1.  As the season will probably  come to a close at the end of  ,May, there is not much time  left for joining. Activity will  resume in the fall on a weekly  basis, but there is no time like  the present to turn out and  give it a try. Be a "Square"  this Friday night at Hopkins  Hall.  alone. Locally set exams would  be used only for in-term evaluation of students.  ���The brief also complains of  an "abysmal" lack of vocational and trade schools in the  province; asks for report cards  that will actually show parents  how their children are doing  as individuals instead of as  members of a grpup; and calls  for establishment of sound disciplinary practices.  Half  has cl  moon  Bay  as cleanup  The Halfmoon Bay Improvement Association meeting of  a few weeks ago has brought  about tangible results. Old  shacks, sheds and disused  buildings have been torn down  and ..burned, the land cleared  of debris*, blackberry bushes  that once resembled a jungle,  leaving cleared areas that re-"*  veal beautiful sea views hitherto obscured.  Heme owners have been  busy with paint and brushes,  summer awnings put up, gardens weeded and planted resulting in a most attractive  picture.  One particular corner which  ' for years looked forlorn has  really blossomed forth. A few  bachelors, nameless, took over  this corner, renovated the old  cottages inside and but, added  colorful roofs, painted the  doors and windowsills in gay  colors,, made rockeries, planted  gardens and now have one of  the most attractive corners in  the bay.  The A.T.F. Talent Club was  well represented at Pender  Harbour P.T.A. Talent night  in Madeira Park Hall April 24.  Pupils of Mrs. M. Brooks were:  Piano, Judy Nygard, Jimmy  Nygard, Bev Ness and Carson  Graves; accor d ion, Joan  Brooks, Tove Hansen; another  accordionist was John Surtees.  Carson Graves and Jane Helmer sang a duet, Bev Ness a  solo and Michael Stillwell, an  impersonation of the Big Bop-  per.  Club members will see Gigi  at Sechelt Theatre Friday evening. At the last meeting, April 23 Jimmy- Nygard was in  the chair..  FINED $100 ,  Niles Hansen of Sechelt appeared before Magistrate Johnston in Gibsons police court on  a charge of driving without  due ,^are. Found guilty- he  was fined $100 and costs. This  case involved a. collision on  Sunshine Coast highway recently in which five persons  were injured.  f moon Bay  By PAT WELSH  Mr. and Mrs. Teeple, formerly of Ontario," who have occupied the R. Jackson home at  Redroofs during the winter,  are moving into their . new  home here, another attractive  ���waterfront home built on the  former R. Mosier property.  * *    *  U.B.C. students enjoying a  few days respite from exams  were Gerry Thorn and guest  Shiela -Watson. Lynn Simpson  was guest of her grandmother.  Mrs. G.B. Simpson at the Wee  Pine Knot.  * *    *  *  It will be Caller night at the  Welcome Beach Community  Hall Thursday, April'30 at 3  p.m. when Maurice Hemstreet  will   put   the square   dancing  group through their paces.  There was a fair turnout at the  practise night last week. Preparations are being made for  a last fling over the holiday  weekend in May, then the  group will adjourn until the  Fall.  yfi     *     **��  Mr. and Mrs. E. White have  left to spend a few days in  West Vancouver while Mrs. L.  Bath has returned home from  a few days in the big city.  *    *    *  Weekenders were Mr. and  Mrs. E. Piper,' the Ross McAllisters, Ron Bendy, Don Ross  and Mr. and Mrs. Phil Dill who  are building an addition onto  their house.  *  *  The next meeting of the Red-  Wel Ladies,Guild will be held  May. 6 at 2 p.m. in the Wel-  cvome Beach Community Hall.  Gibsons Social Welfare Club  Legion  Hall 8 p.m. ��� MONDAY, MAY 4  A BICYCLE  FOR YOUR CHILD?  Buy a C.C.M.  %    Parts & Accessories Always Available      ���  ��    Canadian Made  0    Sturdily Built for Rugged Use *  PRICED AS LOW AS  BOYS' & GIRLS' MODELS  YOUR LOCAL C.C.M. DEALER  JOHN WOOD  HARDWARE   &  APPLIANCES  Phone GIBSONS 32  Gibsons Neat Market  WEEKEND SPECIALS  Thurs., Fri., Sat.  GROUND BEEF  LEAN  GRADE A  2 lbs. 89c  HOMAGE BEEF SAUSAGE 39c lb.  VERY TASTY  POT ROAST SALE  Blade Roasts   a  CrossRIJj Roasts  Fully i Trimmed ��� Highest Quality  GR.  A  PORK SPARE RIBS  LEAN&  MEATY  49c lb  Our Specialty, Home Cured Corned Bee.  NEW STORE HOURS  OPEN WED. MORNINGS ��� 8.30 - 12.30  OPEN FRIDAY NIGHTS TILL 9 p.m.  Ken Watson, Prop  PHONE 52 Coast News, April 30, 1959    5  COMING EVENTS  May 1, Square dancing, Hopkins Hall, 8:30 p.m. Bud Blatch  ford  calling.  May 8, United Church Evening  Group W.A., B.C. Electric Glee  Club, 8 p.m., Elphinstone Auditorium. 3-23-c  May 27, Gibsons United' church  Musical evening by the choir.  ENGAGEMENT  TOTEM  FLASHES  Here is a good buy, over half  an acre, cleared, two cabins  rented, near schools, Super  Valu, etc. It's a bargain at  $2450.  North "Road, 5  acres, really  good value at $1250.  Soames   Point,   one   of   the  very   best locations   there.   A  SECHELT  Serviced lots 66 x 122 feet.  $1,350 less 10% for cash  (See signs  on Hackett  Street)  BELL-IRVING  Realty Limited  930 W. Pender ��� MU  3-8411  Vancouver  Co-operation invited from local -  Agents  Mr. Lars Sandhaaland, Gibsons   very unusual home. It's possi-  B.C., announces) the engagement of his daughter Ruth to  Douglas H." Stewart, son of  Mr. and Mrs. Norman Stewart,  Gibsons, B.C., the wedding to  take place June 6, 1959.  HELP WANTED  bly. the most perfect setting  we have ever listed. 180 feet  waterfrontage.  Granthams waterfront home,  lovely modern home, spotlessly clean, fireplace in LR, grand  picture windows, compact modern suite in   basement rented  Girl for general   cHerical   duties  in   Gibsons.   High school   at $50 month. It's extra good  graduate  preferred.  Apply   in   value at FP $9450.  own handwriting, stating pre  vious experience, if any, to  Box 534, Coast News. Permanent position if suitable.  Home and keep for person to  be companion to elderly lady,  on waterfront, Gower Point  Koad. Phone Gibsons 173M.  WORK WANTED ~"  <' ���  Experienced finishing carpenter >wants work by day or contract.  Phone Sechelt 78W.  BOARD AND ROOM  Gower Point, very interesting, home, three bedroom, furnace in half., basement, 2%  acres, sea view, quiet, secluded  gardens," excellent water supply, and it's only $9450.  Country estate, 8.19 acres,  most magnificent year round  creek runs through it. Very  attractive four bedroom home,  modem Pembroke bathroom,  many, fruit trees, garden,  shrubs,  about 4 acres cleared,  ,     is off the beaten path. A truly  Room and  board,  or sleeping   ^van retreat and only $12,500  rooms. Phone Sechelt 80T.  tfn  ���    ���        Lots  ��� Lots ���  and  more  lots and all of them iQ Gibsons on city water, lights,  phone, and dirt cheap.  ANNOUNCEMENT  BOTTLES WANTED  Free pick-up service  Sechelt Boy Scouts  Ph. Sechelt 26  Expert" lawn  mower  sharpening. You don't have to take.it  to   the city. Must be satisfactory or money refunded.  ROGERS PLUMBING  Ph. Gibsons 339 or 105Y.  Sewing machine and small appliance repairs. Speedy service. Bill Sheridan, Selma  Park. Phone Sechelt  69X  2-12-c  , j :   Tree falling, topping, or removing lower limbs for view.  Insured work from Port Mei-,  Ion to Pender Harbour. Phone  Gibsons  337F.   Marvin  Volen.  tfn  Kitchen cabinets, chests of  drawers, writing desks, coffee'  tables, end and night tables,  screen doors and windows, and  anything in unpainted furniture made to order. Saws filed.  Galley's Woodworking Shop.  Phone 212W, Gibsons.  TIMBER CRUISING  K.M. Bell, 2820 Birch St., Vancouver 9, Phone REgent 3-0683  Spray and brush painting, also  paper hanging. J. Melhus. Phone  Gibsons 33. 4-6-1  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  NOTARY IN  OUR OFFICE  TOTEM REALTY  Owned and operated by  Harold Wilson  GIBSONS, B.C.  MISC. FOR SALE  USED BUILDING MATERIAL  Windows; doors; hot air heating plants with pipes and radiators; electric, switches; condu  pipe; bathtubs; wash basins;  toilets, lumber, etc. Phone  Sechelt 80Y.  1 2% hp. garden tractor with  plow, disk, and rubber tire  trailer, complete $125. Phone  Gibsons 188. 2-30-p  . 1 wood and coal kitchen range  in  good  condition.   Cheap  for1:  cash. Phone Gibsons 9IX.  1 coal and wood burning  'Pease' furnace with square  casing. Good condition, complete* with pipes, hot air registers, dampers, etc. Price $50.  Phone Gibsons 180M.  Winnipeg couch and mattress,  $15. Gibsons 341.  Oysters are good for you ���  every month of the year. Buy  them farm-fresh ... They are  delicious. Oyster Bay Oyster  Co., R. Bremer, Pender Harbour.  TUrner 3-2686.  *������ 1��������������� ��� ���  1 hydraulic ram, never used,  $40. "Box 536, Coast News.  .3 year old cow, should calf in  July. $125. Ph. Gibsons 212W.  Flat deck trailer, 5th wheel,  vacuum   brakes,    suitable   for  DRUMMOND REALTY  5 very good lots in Gibsons,  low terms. This is your opportunity.  We  have buyers, and require  listings  Always has good buys  Notary Public  Gibsons Phone 39  32 acres, 800 ft. beach on Sechelt Inlet. , Creek, harbour,  buildings with light and water  5 miles to road. Best offer over  $12,000.  G.  Gilmour,   Sechelt.  i  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  $15 per month including electricity, furnished" cabin with  stove, toilet, shower, garden  space and 'wood available. Men  pensioners only. Stone Villa,  Pratt Rd., Gibsons.  Small cabin for rent, $15  month. Phone Gibsons 147.  Waterfront 2 bedroom cottage,  fully furnished, Davis Bay, $50  a month. Totem Realty, Gibsons 44.  Furnished house, Granthams,  lovely garden, fruit trees. Adults. George Bell, Gibsons 83M  ������  2-30-p  2 bedroom semi - furnished  house  with bath,   suitable for  3 adults*, at Longview. Phone  TUrner 5-3415.  BOATS  FOR SALE  24 ft. boat, jeep motor, godd  shape, $475. Phone Gibsons  172Y. 3-30:c  WANTED ~~~  Bed chesterfield in good condition, reasonable. Mrs. Soos,  Box 431, Sechelt.  Wanted ��� electric pump, Box  537,  Coast News.  Water pressure pump. Phone  Gibsons 172 Y. 3-3 0-c  Old operatic records, any make  any age. Phone Gibsons 216T.  4-22-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.  INSURANCE  CAR BUYERS  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  PRINTING "*        r-  moving small cat. $200 or equal,  ^r/**ancing Service  at.Low  ter deal. Ask us NOW before  you buy.  Finest  life   plans   and   group  life insurance.  Sickness and accident plans  Dominion Automobile Association  Club  memberships.  Best of Fire, Automobile and  ��� Casualty insurance.  Fdr genuine   service   in all  your insurance needs see  AGGETT AGENCIES Lid.,  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone 145  Your   printer   is. as near ap  your telephone at 45-Q.  value in cat work. McKinnon,  Universal Timber Camp.  Pedigreed Doberman Pinscher  puppies, 6 weeks old. Phone.  Sechelt 16.  Auditorium Spanish guitar and  case, like new, $35. Phone Gib-  .sons 177Y 3-30-e  Small heavy duty gas donkey,  geared to pull,- made by, Tyee  Machinery Company. Powered  with Studebaker Big Six, on  practically new 36 ft. sled: 1000  ft. % inch mainline; 2,000 ft.  Vz inch haulback; 1 small high  lead block; 1 moving block; I  bull block; 3 haulback blocks;  chokers and choker hooks; extra Studebaker; for parts. All",  iri good shape. Complete $1500.  Also large float, 40 ft. x 40  ft.; galvanized wrapped; no  teredos, $300. Apply J.G. Read,  WANT AD RATES  Condensed style 3 cents word  tt__i_in_t-m   55   cents.   Figures   in   Irvines Landing.  groups, of five or  less, initials*;   etc. count  as one   word.   Addi-    1    wood   burning  tional   insertions   at   half   rate  Minimum 30c.  circulating  heater in good  condition,  22"  x 36", fawn and black enamel  Cards of Thanks, Engagements,   $25. Phone  Sechelt 225X.  In Memoriams. Deaths and Births   up to'40 words $1 per insertion,    Top soil, cement gravel, wash-  3c per word over 40. ed and  screened,  road  gravel  Box numbers 25c extra. and' fill. Delivered and spread.  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Realty,  Gibsons.  DIRECTORY  �����--H-^------n----a--��w-_M---M-_a-->^  PENINSULA TV  Sales and Service  Headquarters for  FLEETWOOD  RCA VICTOR  HALLICR AFTERS  TV ��� Radio ��� Hi-Fi  Phone Gibsons 303  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  Cash with order. A 25c charge   Phone Gibsons 148M or Sechelt*   Radios,   Appliances,   TV Service  22.  tfn  is made when billed  CLASSIFIED DISPLAY   '  ��� = *-  _ All advertising deviating, from Used, ele<*fcric and gas ranges, al-  regular classified  style becomes so ol1 ranges. C & S Sales, Phone  classified display and is charged. Sechelt 3.  by the measured  agate line at- r~~.     ~   '    ; :    "    ~~;  6c per line, minimum of 14 agate Semce F'-lsls- Lar��e loads' S00(i  lines.  Lesrals ��� 17 cents per count  line for first insertion then 13c  per count line for consecutive  insertions.  Classified advertisements deadline 5 p.m. Tuesday.  alder, some fir. Phone Gibsons  173Q.  Hens at 25c Tb. live.eight. Will  pluck them for 5c tb if you  wish. Phone Gibsons 270. Elan-  der Farm.  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  " Authorized GE Dealer  |  M-���Ml.  TRADER'S ACCOUNTING  SYNDICATE  Public  accountants  Stationery supplies  Box  258, ' Gibsons  Fhones: Gibsons (office) 251:  (res) 285  Hours, 8:30,to 5, Mon. to Fri  or by appointment  DIRECTORY   (Continued)  GIBSONS PLUMBING  Heating,  Plumbing  Quick, efficient 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  A. M. CAMPBELL  REFRIGERATION  SALES AND SERVICE  Commercial Domestic  Wilson Creek  Phone Sechelt 83Q  C. E. S1COTTE  BULLDOZING SERVICE  Land  Clearing  Road Building  Logging ��� Landscaping  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 232 ��� Gibsons  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES  LTD.  '"WE CARRY THE STOCK"  Phone Gibsons 53  LET US HELP YOU  PLAN NOW  " CLYDE  PARNWELL  TV SERVICE  Radio  and   Electrical   Repair?  Phone Gibsons 93R  ELECTRIC WIRING  HOME! &   COMMERCIAL  IMMEDIATE ATTENTION  given all jobs, large or small  NORM MacPHERSON  Gibsons 29 6F  ELECTRICAL"   CONTRACTOR  BRICKLAYER  Alex Simpkins  R.R.  1, Gibsons 217Q  Gravel Hauling and Topsoil  Ditch Digging and Culverts  Bulldozing  Phone FRANK WHITE  Pender Harbour   743  TELEVISION  SALES AND SERVICE  Dependable Service  RICHTER'S  RADIO  -  TV  Fine Home Furnishings  Major Appliances  Record Bar  ' Phone  Sechelt 6  SIM ELECTRIC LTD.  ��� all types  ELF.CTR1CAL  WORK  Phone Sechelt  161  Eves. 130 or 19R  MARSHALL'S   PLUMBING  HEATING  &  SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134, 329 or 33  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  _v  Jewellery ��� watches  ���Clocks ��� Electric shavers  Necklaces ��� earrings ��� ring.;  '   etc., etc.  Phone 2  ���  Gibsons, B.C.  SMITH'S HEATING  CHIMNEY & OIL STOVES  SERVICED  Phone Gibsons   177K  DORIS BEAUTY SALON  GIBSONS   , ;  Up to date hair styling  Permanents ,  For appointment Ph Gibsons 38  L. GORDON BRYANT  NOTARY PUBLIC  Jay-Bee Furniture and  Appliance Store  Office Phone,  Gibsons 99    ���  House Phone. Gibsons 119...  ~ 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~fuels  W.   FUHRMANN, prop.  Wood, coal, Prest-o-logs  Phone Gibsons 95M  PENINSULA     CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone  GIBSONS 100  Selma P*rk TV  & Radio $e**v_re  Night Calls and  Weekend    "  Servicing  GUA"RANTFJEr> SERVTCE  Phone Sechelt 73Y  DIRECTORY (Continued)  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  Cold Weld Process  Engine Block Repairs  Arc, Acy. Welding  Precision Machinists  Phone 54 Residence 152  SAND ��� GRAVEL  CEMENT  BUILDING MATERIALS  TRUCK & LOADER RENTAL  FOR DRIVEWAYS, FILL, etc.  SECHELT  BUILDING    SUPPLIES  Phone Sechelt 60  Evenings, ? 173  or 234  FOR ANYTHING ELECTRICAL  call     ���'*'������  Sun-Co Electric Co. Ltd.  WIRING and HEATING  We Serve the Peninsula  Bob Little��� Phone* Gibsons 162  A. E. RITCHEY  TRACTOR  WORK  Clearing,   Grading,   Excavating  Bulldozing,.Clearing Teeth  FOR RENT  Arches, Jacks, Pumps  Phone Gibsons 176  SHILCOMB  LOOKOUT  TOOL RENTAL  Chain and Skil Saws  Disk and Belt Sanders  Paint Spray, Drills  Concrete  Mixer  & Building  Jr-"-.7  Vancouver Rental Rates  ARCHIE  H.   WALKER  Phone TU3-2407  D. J. ROY, P. Eng., B.C.L.S-  LAND,  ENGINEERING  SURVEYS  ,   P.O. Box 37, Gibsons  1334 West Pender St.,  Vancouver 5       Ph MU 3-7477  Kiwanis notes  W.W. Brown, control superintendent at Port Mellon was  guest speaker at last week's  meeting. He is from New Zealand, and gave a really interesting talk on reforestation as  it was done there, under a land  scheme. Members had no idea  of the project or its immensity.  Fight for TV?  The CBC is continuing negotiations to bring television  viewers the light-he*avyweight  World championship fight to  take place in July between  titleholder Archie Moore and  challenger Yvon Durelle.  Negotiations have been in  progress several weeks. An offer pf $20,000, the same as was  paid for last year's fight, has  been rejected. Despite this rejection, negotiations will continue. The $20,000 offered represents one-fifth the amount  reported to have been paid by  ABC for U.S. rights.  BUY   COOKIES!  Be prepared! Have Girl Guide  Cookies on hand. They'are delicious. When you buy from the  Girl, Guide who: comes to your  door, you will be helping yourself and helping a vital youth  program. British Columbia needs  good citizens.  Church Services  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomews.    Gibson*  11 a.m. Holy Communion  10 a.m. Sunday School  Si. Aidan's. Roberts Creek  3:00 p.m. Evensong  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  St. Hilda's    Sechelt  7.30 p.m. Evensong  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  PORT MELLON  The Community Chusch  7:30 p.m. Evensong  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 a.m.  Port  Mellon,   first  Sunday   oJ  each month at 11.35 a.m.  PENTECOSTAL  11  a.m. Devotional  9.45 a.m. Sunday School  7:30 p.m. Evangelistic Service  Mid-week services as  announced  CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS  Church service and Sunday  School, 11 a.m. in Roberts  Creek United Church  Bethal   Baptist   Church  7:30  P.M.,  Wed.,  Prayer  11:15 A.M., Worship Service  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  Pender Harbour Tabernack  Sunday School. 10 a.m..  12:00 a.m. Morning   Service  7:30 p,m, Wednesday     Pray,  er Meeting  By  Mrs. J. Macey  .Mr.  and Mrs.   Earl Lowden  spent the weekend in Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. H. Bursey  spent their holidays in Vancouver and Seattle. While in  Vancouver they, prepared their  boat for the coming season afid  visited friends and relatives.  Miss Annette Marleau visit-  e'd her hfrme during the weekend.  Mrs. Douglas Rae and daughter Joanne of Port Alberni are  guests of Mrs. Rae's parents,  Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Davies.   .  Mr. and Mrs. D. Macklam  were guests; at ��� the Multnomah  hotel at 'Portland, Oregon.  While there Mr. 'Macklam attended the Forest Products  Safety Convention held April  23-25.  A* shower was held at the  home of Miss Doreen Hough  on Thursday evening, April  23, in honor of Miss Lila Farnham. Nineteen guests attended.  The completely surprised  bride-elect was presented with  a copper trilight, planter and  matching ornaments. The evening was spent with games and  a tape recording.  Mrs. N. Marleau and Mrs.  P. Quarry also entertained for  Miss Lila Farnham, at a miscellaneous shower held in the  cafeteria Friday night. The  table centrepiece was a beautiful cake with a decorative mo-  %tif of a basket filled with  spring flowers made of spun  sugar and icing. Some 25  guests were present as Miss  Farnham opened gifts and cut  the cake. Coffee and refreshments were served later.  l/ WQ?teh?P  In the workshop do you ���-  Have power machines guarded according to laws?  Use every precaution when  using power tools?  Have power machines properly lighted and grounded?  Know that sharp tools are  less dangerous than dull tools?  Collect sawdust and shavings each night?  Store sawdust and shavings  in  metal  container?  Store paint cans in metal  cupboard?  Have power machine switches padlocked?  Keep all dangerous tools  locked and out of reach of  children?  Wear proper clothing and  gloves when working with  flammable  materials?  Remove finish on furniture  only out  of doors?  Have workshop properly  ventilated for paint fumes?  Store paint rags in metal  container?  Be careful when smoking in  workshop?  Have fire extinguisher in  workshop?  Have first aid kit in workshop?  Repair only with familiar  appliances?  Know it is less costly to  have experts do some home  repairs?  Read all instructions for new  appliances?  Oil your appliances regularly?  V* Yard  In the yard do you ���  Take   all   precautions    with  garden tools?  Be  careful  not to tax  your  limits of strength?  Be   careful   when   exposing  yourself to heat and sun?  Take occasional rest periods?  Employ help when tasks are  too  difficult?  Have   power   mower   under  control at all times?  Outdoor   fireplace  ���   grill:  Use  a   safe  liquid to start  charcoal?  Use   protective   gloves   for  handling the grill. merit cer  Dr. Helen Creignton of Dartmouth, N.S.", is seen surrounded by  "ghost" writers who are adapting stories from hera book Bluenose  Ghosts for a summer series of stories CBC radio. "The program, &iue-  nose Ghosts, is heard each Friday on the IVans-Cahiada network. Th_  script-writers, all from Nova Scotia, are (reading clockwise) Doug  Fraser, Kay Hill, A. H. Matheson and Barbara Grantmyre.  Always check medicine labels  The British Columbia Pharmaceutical Association has issued  a list of warnings in connection,  with the use and -care pf prescription medicine.  Emphasizing that professional  knowledge is the unseen ingredient in every prescription, the  Association, which represents  more than 1000 registered pharmacists in British Columbia, offers this advice:���  Always look at the  label and  read the directions carefully.  Never   increase   the   dose   or  take   more  frequently than  directed.  Never take medicines originally  prescribed for others.  Never take medicine in the  dark.  Always hold the label side up  when pouring from a bottle in  order to preserve the instructions.  Keep all medicine out of reach  of children.  Keep all poisons and prepara  tions for external use apart from  other  medicines.  The association stresses that  a prescription medicine is chosen  by the doctor after careful diagnosis to determine his patient's  needs.. Much of the benefit to  ibe derived from this medicine  depends on following the doctor's instructions to the letter.  BEDDING PLANTS  Geraniums ���  Fuchsias  Snaps ��� Petunias  Mixed Annuals  Tomatoes  READY IN MAY  PENMORE  GREENHOUSE  ALAN NEVINS  Pratt Rd., Gibsons  Roberts Creek  By Mrs. M. Newman  Mrs. B. Tidball is visiting'  relatives in Salem, Oregon and  ��� San Francisco, Los Angeles and  Big Bear Lake in California. .  Spending the weekend with  the M. MacKenzies are Mr.  and Mrs) Hal Skelton and Joe,  and Mrs. R. Fleming and Bobby Fleming,  from Vancouver.  Gene and Bette Myers have  returned to Nanaimo after visi-  iting friends here.  Mrs. G. Ripley and Miss  Kitty Ripley: have returned to  their home in New Westminster after weekending at the  Newman home.  Mrs. R. Hughes is back from  two weeks in Vancouver where  she stayed with the Covemton  children.  Fred Utting, up to the Sunshine Coast to do some work  on his house, has departed to ���  his new job at Sullivan Bay.  Carol Forst is a new employee of the Vancouver Sun.  Mr. and Mra. W. Boyte and  three  kiddies, whose home is  in   Glenayre,   visited   the   S.  Boytes and Mrs.  H. Galliford  over the weekend.  Bill Older'shaw has left the  district to work for the Pearson Logging Company.  Ey   HAZEL  M.   WOODWARD  BVC.   WI Publicity Convenor  The B.C. Women's Institutes  are gratified to learn that they  have been awarded a certificate  of merit for their efforts and  undertakings during the recent  Centennial year.  The award states the certifi-  ���--te is given for significant contributions to the British Colum-  ���bia Centennial Celebrations Com-  me.noration.  Significant contributions is undoubtedly very descriptive of  the many and varied; projects  of the Institutes all over* th-  province.  These, undertaken individually  or co-operatively in the districts,  nave been amazing in number  and magnitude.  They have run from-renovation of old halls to the construction of new ones; from provision  ot a hospital bed to the furnishing of a ward; the furnishing  oi rest rooms andi senior citizen s rooms; from libraries enlarged and libraries established-  parks enlarged, equipped or cut  from virgin timber; view points  suitably marked and provided  with picnic facilities; a medical  dental room opened; and foundations and. fuinids for worthy  causes and students have been  set up.  The whole represents a staggering number.of dollars and a  staggering number of women  hours too. Institute members as  always have earned the right to  walk the land in modest pride.  'The Women's Institutes' own  project was the compilation and  publishing of the- cookbook* Adventures in Cooking. This book  met with instant approval and  success.  In less than five months it  entered the magic circles of  best sellers and well it might,  for in addition to favorite and  family recipes it contains a brief  historical sketch of the Institute  districts which comprise the  whole province.  It has illiUistrations and Century Sam cartoons; its covers are  washable and dogwood-decked.  It is being sold all across Canada.  Another heart-warmer for the  Institutes was the fact that they  were able to raise and to donate  to the Queen  Alexandra  Solar  ium neary $5,000 which was  used to furnish and: fully equip  an eight-bed ward in the new  S:larium building at Gordon  Head, near Victoria.  It is not so commonly known  these days that the Women's  Institutes of the day were responsible for the original setup  -cf the solarium in 1926, and for  tbe Crippled Children's hospital  in Vancouver.  The late Mrs. V. S. McLachlan,  superintendent of Women's Institutes, 1926-1946, was the person largely responsible for the  founding of both institutions  and at the opening of the new  solarium last October, special  reference was made to this fact  hv Dr. Cyril Wace^ FRCS, the  first medical superintendent in  1927, when he stated:  "I want  it clearly understood  that I did not found the solarium as has sometimes been said.  The Women's Institutes did that  and deserve all the  credit."  It   was   regrettable that  Mrs.  ificate  McLachlan died just a matter of  days before the opening ceremonies.  Dr. Wace, overly modest, is  still deeply interested in the  solarium.  On May 13 a postage stamp  will be issued in Canada to  commemorate the development  of the Women's Institutes, not  ���only   here   but in other   coun-  6    Coast News, April 30, 195��  triesi as well. Colors will be  green and black on~ this five-  cent denomination.  Robert D. Wright, N.D.  NATUROPATHIC     PHYSICIAN  Graduate of  Cal.   Chiropractic   College,   Etc  MON.. WED., FRI.-���1 io 4p.m.  or   any time  by appointment  PHONE 172-W ��� GIBSONS  Teenage Safe  Drive Road-e-o  Three thousand teen-agers  from all parts of British Columbia and the Y'mkon are expected  to take part in the 1959 edition  of the Teenage Safe Driving  Road-e-o.  Local ���c/ompetitions will be  held throughout the area during  fhe n?xt few weeks and winners  from each local competition will  meet in Vancouver June 6 to determine the best teenage driver  in western Canada. The winner  receives $100 in cash, the Esso  Trophy and an all expense paid  trip to Gait, Ontario, for the  national finals.  The Roade-o is sponsored  jointly by the Junior Chamber  of Commerce and Imperial Oil.  Any teenager, male or female,  who hos a valid driver's license  is eligible to enter so long as  he has had no moving traffic  violations for the past six  months. The Road-e-o includes  te^ts of driving skill, driving  a'Mlity in traffic and knowledge  of traffic laws  and procedures.  FRIOM 10 TO 200 ACRES OR  MORE .OF VACANT LAND  INTERESTED IN EITHER WATERFRONT OR PROPERTY CLOSE  TO GOOD HIGHWAY  GIVE LOCATION, PRICE, Etc.-IN REPLY  BOX 535, COASTINEWS  SECHELT THEATRE  FRI., SAT. ��� MAY 1 & 2  LOUIS JORDAN ��� LESLIE  CARON  "Gigi"  Keep turpentine, alcohol, lacquer   thiiroer,   etc.   in   metal  cans '���-  ADMISSION  ADULTS 75c  ���     STUDENTS 50c     ���     CHILDREN 25c  MON., TUES. ��� MAY 4 & 5  DANA ANDREWS  ��� LINDA DARNELL  "Zero Hour  ?��  WED., THURS. ��� MAY 6 & 7  KIRK DOUGLAS ��� ADOLPHE* MENJOU  "Paths of Glory"  ^mu)i *"*  ^MMMMMfttt*****  Let us re-aug/jand  balance yourwheeis  "sawyour tires"  >**;;.���������������'<'-���!___-"������___-��������� -   -_���  :��#ODI;E %-  ?������<���'' ^r'.'yf.^^'''^^.::.~   "���" ���. /���  mmm&mo>vR st;  Look  ahead!  Get your  Summer  Printing  now and  avoid delay  later on  Coast  S_hs��6is, Ph  ts  MM.* i tMJWM.il 1111W MMWJ7  *^0fr>vy^  A_ lovely apron .'found) the  house, so practical a coverall ���  cool for sunning in summer.  Sew-easy ��� quick to iron ���  apron opens flat! Pattern 897:  transfer of pocket design. Misses'  sizes small (10-12); medium (14-  16);  larg***;   (18-20).  State size.  Send THIRTY-FiVE CENTS  in coins (stamps cannot be accepted) for this pattern to The  Coast News, Needlecraft Dept.,  70 Front St. We_t, Toronto, Ont.  Print Plainly PATTERN NUMBER, your NAME and ADDRESS.  Send for a copy of 1959 Laura  Wheeler. Needlecraft Book. It  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 color. Send 25 cents  for this book.  LOOK! FRESH DAIRY PRODUCTS!  Palm truck brings regular  dairy product service to Sechelt area  Fresh milkl Creamy-fresh butter J Cottage cheese!  Wonderful fresh ice cream!  Regular delivery by Palm Dairies refrigerated truck  brings these wonderful benefits to residents in Gibsons Landing, Sechelt, Halfmoon Bay, Pender Harbour, Port Mellon, Irvine's Landing and Wilson  Creek on a year-round basis.  Thanks to the unique dual temperature controls,  milk is kept at 38 degrees, while the ice cream compartment is kept at 15 degrees below zero.  Next time you're at your grocer's, ask him for  sweet-tasting Palm milk ��� for rich creamy Palm  butter ��� for delicious  Palm ice cream:; He has  it and it's fresh!  Well-known Gibsons  resident Don Head is  your friendly PALM  driver-salesman. Coast News, April 30, 1959    7  eanrigs near en  British Columbia's three-man  Royal Commission on Education will hold its final set. of  public hearings in Kitimat,  Terrace and 'Prince Rupert on  May 4, 5 and 6, Dean S.tt.F.  Chant, chairman, announces.  When the commission completes this set of hearings it  will  have   visited   32   centres  Guaranteed  Watch &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris* J<  eweiers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  throughout the province and received 334 briefs from individuals and organizations.  A.S. Towell, commission secretary, said there is a possibility! of additional hearings  under special circumstances.  The commission will continue  to receive briefs for about  three months, he added. Briefs  have been received from as  far away as Quebec and the  writer of- this brief^ was a for  mer teacher in a B.C. Indian  school.  From now on the commissioners will qoncentrate on  classifying the material in  briefs and in the verbatim reports of public hearings. They  will meet from time to time  to write sections of the report *  which they hope to forward to  Victoria early next year.  SCHOOL  Referendum No. 2  THE BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES OF  SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 46 (SECHELT)  Question to be submitted to the owner-electors of School  District No. 46 (Sechelt).  "Are you in favour of the Board of School Trustees of  \School District No. 46 (Sechelt) borrowing money, without  further assent of the owner-electors, at any time or from  time to time, within three (3) years from December" 31,  1958, toy the issue and sale of debentures bearing interest  at a rate or rates not exceeding five (5) per cent per annum  and payable over a period or periods not exceeding twenty  years from the date or respective dates thereof, in such  principal amounts as the Board may from time to time  deem necessary to raise net sumsi not exceeding in the aggregate Two Hundred Eleven Thousand, One Hundred Dollars ($211,100.00), after payment of discount, commission,  brokerage, exchange, anft other expenses with respect to  such issue or sale for acquiring and developing school-sites  and purchasing, constructing, reconstructing, furnishing,  and equipping buildings for school purposes or use in connection therewith and other capital expenditures for school  purposes?" ''  The following in brief and general terms sets out substantially the proposed projects and the amount allocated  for each, the amount specified as being within Provincial  standards and eligible for Provincial grants, and the  amount specified as being above Provincial standards and  therefore not eligible for 'Provincial grants and for which  the school district pays the full cost:  :.���'*...* . " Eligible for  .... ~^. ? Provincial  Grants  (a)   Acquiring and developing school-sites:  Hopkins Landing Elementary $ 4,500.00 $    ���  Not Eligible  for Provincial. ??_ .'  Grants Total  Elphinstone  Jr.-Sr.  Sechelt Jr. High  Pender Harbour High  High  12,000.00  10,000.00  26,500.00  (b) Purchasing, constructing, reconstructing buildings, for school purposes or  use in, connection therewith:  s   Elphinsitone Addition  (1 music - 1 Art), 53,000.00  Sechelt Jr. High  (2 rooms - 1 Science) 47,000.00  Halfmoon Bay Elem.  (1 room school) 18,000.00  Hopkins Landing Elementary.  (2 rooms)* 35,000.00  (c) Furnishing and equipping buildings for  school purposes or use in connection  therewith:  ���Elphinstone .        6,000.00  Sechelt 4,000.00  Hopkins Landing 3,000.00  Halfmoon Bay 1,500.00  .d)   Other capital expenditure�� for school  purposes:  Plans and Supervision 5,000.00  Contingencies . 7,600.00  ��� 4,500.00  4,500.00 $31,000.00  -r        153,000.00  ��� 14,500:00  ��� 12,600.00  Roy C. Sim, national president of the Retail Merchants  Association of Canada, Vancouver, co-chaired a mass  protest rally' in Massey Hall,  Toronto, on April 22. The rally,  sponsored jointly by the R.M.A  of Canada and the Can.adian  Distributive Trades. Council  was attended by many hundreds of retailers, wholesalers  and manufacturers from all  over Eastern Canada.  Those attending were given  a chance of picking up "bargains" at ridiculously low pric  es; every "gimmick" known to  mankind was used; every  item not otherwise "gimmick-  ed"- to   death  was  offered at  200 to attend  More than 200 persons will  -attend the second annual conference of the B.C. Recreation  Association May 8 and 9 at the  University of British Columbia  Jointly; sponsored by the university's school of physical education, the conference will be  the firsit complete and comprehensive gathering of its kind  in the province. Open sessions  will cover all facets of recreational interest and will have  the participation of bothi lay  and professional personnel  from all sections of B.C.  The conference will seek to .  establish the relationship of  schools to recreation in the  community, the place occupied  by sports and athletics in the  community and the effect of  arts and drama as a recreation  on the community.  TOTAL ESTIMATES  $206,600.00 $4,500.00 $211,100.00  Resolution Passed the 23rd day of February, 1959.  Approved by the Minister of Education the 12th day of March,  1959.  Authorized by the Lieutenarit-Governor in Council the* 25th  day of March, 1959.  Take notice that the above is a true copy of the proposed question upon which the vote of the owner-electors  will be taken on Saturday, May 9, 1959, between the hours  of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the following Polling Stations:  Vancouver Bay School, Vancouver Bay, B.C.  Egmont School, Egmont, B.C. -,  Nelson Island School, Nelson Island, B.C.  Irvines Landing School, Irvines Landing, B.C.  Madeira Park School, Madeira Park, B.C.  Pender Harbour Jr.-Sr. High School, Pender Harbour, B.C.  B. & J. Store, Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Sechelt Elementary School, Sechelt, B.C. *  Legion Hall, Sechelt, B.C.  Davis Bay School, Wilson Creek, B.C.  -Roberts Creek School, Roberts Creek, B.C.  School Hall, Gibsons, B.C. . ....  Municipal Office,-Gibsons, B.C.  Community Hall, Hopkinsi Landing, B.C.  Port Mellon School, Port Mellon B.C.  Veterans' Memorial Hall, Gambier Harbour, B.C.  First Aid Station, Bowen Island, B.C.  Anne Burns  Secretary-Treasurer  Quick crochet! Make baby's  new booties, cap and jacket in a  jiffy. Open and closed shell  stitches-in 3-ply baby yarn.  So soft, andi pretty ��� choose  white with pink, blue, or yellow.  Pattern 7318: crochet directions  infants'  cap,   booties,  jacket.  Send Thirty-five cents (coins)  for this pattern (stamps cannot,  be accepted) to the Coast News,  Household Arts Dept., 70 Front  St. West, (Toronto, Ont. Print  plainly NAME, ADDRESS, PATTERN NUMBER.  Our new 1959 Alice Brooks  Needleieraft "Catalogue has many  lovely designs to order: crochet-  ins, knitting, embroidery, quilts,  dolls, weaving. A special sift in  the catalog to keep a 'child happily occupied���a cutout doll and  clothes to color. Send 25 cents  for your copy of 'the book.  "less-leader" prices, that is, the  unrealistically low price which  is sometimes used to draw the  customers into the store. It is  well known, of course, that in  ���any loss-leader promotion, the  customer finds that the advertised item is "all sold out," or  ���by some other means he is persuaded to buy an altogether  more expensive line; in fact, at  those stores which do go in for  this kind of merchandising, it  is the invariable habit to set  all other price�� extra high, in  order to compensate for the  "loss-leader'' items.  Manufacturers of all the  well known brands of appliances, camera equipment, nien's  wear and all other consumer  goods, donated the items  which Were, almost, given  away! Electric fry pans at 98c,  carton�� of cigarettes at 49c ���-  every kind of phony advertising method, phony sales pitch  was shown ��� as a combined  demonstration and protest. Proceeds were given to charity.  The whole purpose of the  meeting was to draw attention  to   certain merchandizing and  Fishing Tackle  Commercial and Sports  Hardware���Dry   Goods  BAPCO   PAINT  Interior & Marine  HASSANS STORE  PENDER HARBOUR 182  advertising practices which,  though indulged in by only a  handful of retail outlets across  Canada, nevertheless reflect  adversely on the retail trade  as a whole. The R.M.A. of  Canada has been in touch with  the federal government for  some months on these matters,  and has recommended certain  changes. Under present conditions, it is quite impossible to  know what is a real bargain  and what is true value!  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.  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the  Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  Look Ahead and Save Now  Rockqas  ROCKGAS HEATS THIS  918 sq. ft. HOME FOR  $187 PER YEAR ON  THE SECHELT PENINSULA  /no CASH"N  \ NOW   MAM'  YOU PAY A SMALL  MONTHLY BILL...  with  our.  INSTALL YOUR  ROCKGAS FURNACE  ���vty/ie.  NOW  SPECIAL PRICE!  COMPLETELY  HO EXTRAS!  meteredaas  SERVICE!  A real lift for the  home budget. No  large, unexpected  cash pajunent for  gas. Instead you  make a small  monthlypayment  ���just for what you've used.  Our metered gas service also saves'  you the bother of phone calls, delays, and signing delivery slips.  FOR MODERN GAS SERVICE,. SEE:  INC  TAX  mii'i-Wiiiiiiiii  T*"1" �����> ���"il1 Hi-"-"-*"��T"  -h i���n���.itt--____-��M_i  $    80,000 b.t.u. PAYNE Gas Furnac3 with summer switch  and controls.  Sheet Metal to replace 5 existing runs to registers.  All normal gas piping.  Furnace wired to open circuit. -  * All labor, material and permits.  1 year FREE Service Warrantee.  R0CK6JIS liefer and Storage Tank.  i       IMPERIAL FAU FURNACE  Phone SECHELT 3  ons Hard  Phone GIBSONS 33  n.ull.|.u��i.|._l.��friW.)i.1.V||m,Tiil  1-LIUIWiiimA-imi-^^-w-^w^ifflii^yj^^^i^jyi^^j-jj-^ 8    Coast News April 30   1959  T  Kinettes elect  At the last meeting of Sechelt Kinettes an election of  officers took place and Mrs.  Arvella Benner was named  president,  Mrs. Norma Gaines  vice-president, Mrs. Audrey  Benner, secretary, Mrs. Clem  Naud, treasurer and Mrs. Diane Benner director.  It was decided the Kinette  Karnival would be held in Sechelt Legion hall, June 19,  starting at 7 p.m.  Brown Bros. Motors announce the appointment of  E. E. (Mickey) Coe as Assistant1 Sales Manager.  Mickey is well known on the  Sechelt Peninsula and has  many years experience in  the Automobile field.  Sechelt  Lockers  We   Are   Never   Undersold ��� Compare our  Prices  with  others  and  be Convinced  Turkey  Roasts  3-4 lbs.  Your Choice of  Dark or Light Meat  lb.  GRADE A  BONELESS  ROAST rrc  BEEF  lb.  GRADE A  THICK ��� MEATY  Short Ribs $  Gr. A 9 lbs  1  PAN FRY  RIB  STEAK  FREEZER PACKS are  our SPECIAL FIELD.  We offer the ONLY  COMPLETE Freezer  Service on the Peninsula  Cut,  Wrapped  &  Flash  Frozen  ���_-_H-_n-B-B  The Store of Quality  Phone SECHELT 1  This year 38 Girl Guides from  British  Columbia  attended   Girl  Guide camps in Australia, Bel-,  gitum, Finland, the United States  and also in Eastern Canada.  Girl Guides in 44 countries of  the free world camp together  every year. This builds friendships. British Columbia girls  share these experiences with  them. "When you buy Girl Guide  Cookies, beginning May 1st. you  are helping this vital project  along.  (By Bill Nioholls) Zantolas took on classy Bruce  The 'Peninsula Boxing Club Wilson   and   Proved   a worthy  climaxed a short  but  success-_ ��PP��nent *n a fast-moving, well  ful winter of boxing Saturday"  (or 31 years  John Russell, age 79, known  to all who knew him as "Jack''  died on Friday, April 17, in St.  Marys hospital at Garden Bay.  The funeral service took place  in Gibsons United church at 2  o'clock on "Wed., April 22, conducted by Rev. D. Donaldson,  with the Graham Funeral Homt;  in charge.  Mr. Russell tiook ill at his  room in Hillside on Wed., April  15, and Dr. Ingles ordered his  removal to St. Marys hospital  where he died.  Mr. Russell was born in Kingston, Ont., and as a young man  was employed on a railroad for.  many years. Working his way  west he lost contact with his  family and it is not known how*  many of his brothers and sisters  survive. He was  a batchelor.  For the pgst 31 years he has  been employed by the Hillside  Sand &  Gravel  Co., Ltd.  One of his greatest interests  in life was sports, and he had  the remarkable talent of being  able to remember dates and,  places of sports and world  events.  The little church was full and  Mr. Donaldson brought a message of comfort to those who  were closest to him. An array  of flowers sent their silent message of love and respect for an  old man from his friends and  fellow  employees.  The pall bearers were: Bruce  Campbell, Ken Austin, W? (Bill)  Anderson. Tom Bentham, Arnie  Lien, and Harold; Stewart. Buriai  was made in Sea View Cemetry.  night with a snappy little card  at Gibsons school hall before  a crowd of approximately 150.  The club will not be inactive  however, as arrangements will  be made for the rebuilding of  the ring along with the purchasing of further  equipment.  Steve Macklam and Bob  Crosby opened Saturday's  show with a lively bout. Both  boys appeared vastly improved  over their last fight.  Grant Monroe and Ricky  Brady, a couple of husky 10-  year-olds from Port Mellon,  stood toe to toe trading punches for the full three rounds  that brought the crowd to its  feet at the final bell.  A pair of seven year olds,  Kurt Day and Pat Keogh came  next with Keogh* using his  longer arms to advantage while  sturdy little Kurt was more  dangerous in close.  In the fourth  scrap,   Rocky  boxed exhibition.  The nose-bleed of Brian  Knowles caused referee Bob-  p by Wilson to stop the fifth bout  seconds before the final bell  after good looking Gil Lavigne  had peppered the game  Knowles with some stiff left  jabsi.  A couple of novices, "Smiling" Eddie Sherman and  "Jumpin'" Jimmy Rudolph  threw everything but the kit-'  chen sink at each other in a  bout that had the crowd howling.  The seventh tiff on the card  brought together Dennis Mulligan and fancy stepping Billy  Lymerv Lymer, making his  first local appearance, looked  real sharp with his footwork  and fast hands being his best  weapons.  Ray Puchalski and Paul  Watson, a pair of tiny five-year  olds, bombed each other with  Marciano-type    rights   for   six  mnutes but were still standing  after it was all over, ready for  more.  Welterweights Mugs Mulligan and Claude Lavigne, both  of Gibsons, staged a knockdown, drag-out affair that saw  both boys near exhasution at  the end.  Marcel Lavigne appeared a  little too polished for Port  Mellon's Paul Gallant in the  semi-windup despite a good try  by Paul making his ring debut.  The Wallace A.C. of Vancouver provided the main event, pairing Egon Brettner, the  B.C: amateur middle-weight  champion against clubmate  Frank Toka, a runner-up in  the recent Tacoma Golden  Gloves. The boys were accompanied toy club trainer Pat  Burns. The fight proved to be  an excellent climax to a fine  night of boxing.  It seems only fitting in this  space to mention the name of  Jack Russell, a familiar figure  in this area for so many years  who passed away two weeks  ago. Old Jack, whose first love  was sports,' always had that  extra buck for a ticket, or donation to some sports organization. You'll certainly be missed  Jack.  Oops! Sorry!  Last week's story on activities of the Sechelt Village commission reported in error that  Louis Hansen was chairman of  the roads committee. This  should have read Norman Burley was chairman of the roads  committee.  3 day meeting  of Witnesses  Notice of a three-day convention in Vancouver May 1-  3 in Georgia Auditorium is announced by J.R. Risbey, presiding minister of Sechelt Congregation of Jehovah's Witness  es. Local witnesses attending  will include Mr. and Mrs. H.  Kent,' from Gibsons and Mr.  and Mrs. J.W. Johnston, Mr.  and Mrs. L. Deisen and Mr.  and Mrs. J.C. Murray all of  Sechelt.  The program will include a  baptism service where new  ministers will symbolize their -  dedication by undergoing complete water immersion, according to the example set by  Jesus Christ.  Highlight of the program  will occur Sunday afternoon at  3 p.m. when G.H. Saltmarsh,  district overseer of congregations in British Columbia will  speak on "A Paradise Earth  Through  God's Kingdom."  Fisheries committee to  study research results  Canadian and United States consideration of this problem,  representatives to" the Second With particular reference to  Conference on Co-ordination of Alaska and northern British  Fisheries Regulations ��� ended Columbia, the committee dis-  their meetings in Vancouver' cussed the location of the cur-  April  24  having  reviewed   in     rent salmon net fishing lines,  and the desirability of relocation of the lines. No agreement  was; reached on relocation of  the lines but in order to deal  further with the problems in  the area, the conference adopted the following resolution:  This conference, recognizing  the desirability of reaching an  early solution of problems of  mutual concern related to the  conservation and management  of salmon stocks in southeast  Alaska and northern British  Columbia, which became apparent during the second conference on co-ordination of  fisheries regulations, recommends to the governments of  the United States and Canada  that a committee be established as soon as possible to consider these problems and subsequently recommend appropriate action to ensure continued ^effective conservation of  these  stocks.  With regard to troli and  trawl fisheries, the conference  concluded that the regulations  had been essentially effective  and it agreed on improved procedures for .coVord'ir^ation of  regulations.  The conference took note of  the United States expression  of serious concern about the  migration of large quantities  of Fraser River sockeye  through Johnstone Strait in  1958; the possible effects of  similar future migrations on  the management programs of  the International Pacific Salmon Fisheries comniission; and  'the possible implications of  such future migrations in connection with the provisions of  the convention relating to di-  ivision of the catch, between  United States and Canadian  fishermen. ,  The meetings which were  (held in the Board Room of the  Custom House, were attended  'by officials from Washington,  D.C., Ottawa, members of the  '.State Legislatures, and ojffi-  cials of the Pacific Coast States  as well as commissioners of  the Pacific Marine Fisheries  Commission and advisors from  industry.  detail ��� regulations with respect  to the oceanic salmon and certain other fisheries in the Pacific as recommended and  ���agreed upon at the original  conference in Seattle in  1957.  The meetings opened with  delegates considering the results of the co-ordinated research program on coho sal-  imon undertaken by Canada  and the United States following the first conference at Seattle and designed to thr^w  light on the special problems  in the sea adjacent to the Bon-  illa-Point Tatoosh Island line  at the entrance to tl)e Strait  of Juan de Fuca. Also under  discussion were offshore sal-  !mon net fishing lines, lines  seaward of which salmon net  -fishing is prohibited; review  of current troll and trawl fishery regulations and procedures  adopted at the original conference for co-ordination of these  regulations for each. of these  fisheries; and the large runs  of sockeye in 1958 through  Johnston Strait to the Fraser  River. - ��� *  A special committee was set  up to consider the results of  the co-ordinated research program carried out by the Fisheries Research Board of Canada and the Washington State  Department of Fisheries. During the course of this investigation nearly 7,000 coho were  tagged in the Strait of Juan de  Fuca and in addition several  thousand fish were examined  in order to develop knowledge  on the composition, of ,the  Swiftsure stock of coho salmon  compared with that of coho  stocks becuring inside the  Bonilla-Tatoosh line; the maturity of coho salmon in the  study area; and the timing and  extent of eastward migration  of coho salmon in the Strait,  of Juan de Fuca. After considering the special committee's  report, the conference reached no agreement on relocation  of the Bonilla-Tatoosh line. Arrangements Were made to establish a committee composed  /of representatives of Canada  and United States to continue  WANT ADS ARE  REAL.  SALESMEN  Public Meetings  SCHOOL REFERENDUM  MONDAY, May 4 ��� Hopkins Landing  Community Hall.  TUESDAY, May 5 ��� Halfmoon Bay School.  WEDNESDAY, May 6 ��� Madeira Park School.  THURSDAY, May 7 ��� Sechelt Elementary School.  FRIDAY, May 8 ��� Gibsons School Hall.  All meetings will commence at 8 p.m.  The Board of Sdiiool Tmstees,  School District No. 46 (Sechelt)  Tasella Shoppe  New Summer Arrivals  LADIES' & GIRLS' SQUARE DANCE SKIRTS  SLIMS ��� SHORTS'��� PUSHERS ��� T-SHIRTS  SWIM SUITS  WHITE FLATTIE SHOES  Phone SECHELT 54  UPHOLSTERY SAMPLES  Mr. Leigh   Darcey,   Representativs  of  the  Pacific  Upholstery Co., Ltd.'of Vancouver will be at the  Jay Bee Furniture and Appliance Store  GIBSONS  FRIDAY, MAY 1  He will have samples of materials and is qualified  to quote prices on recovering chesterfields & chairs.  He will also have samples of drapes and will quote  for making drapes for your windows.  WORK GUARANTEED ��� CITY PRICES  Phone GIBSONS 99  Rogers Plumbing  NOW OPEN FOR BLSINESS  PRICES LOWER THAN THE CATALOGUES  SOME LESS THAN WHOLESALE  1/2"   Copper Pipe     22c foot  1/2" Copper Elbow      10c ea.  1/2" Copper Tees   13c ea.  4" Lead Stubs    $4.90  Lead, 25 lbs. ��� Save $2.00    '...'..    $5.50  1/2" Valves for Copper   ....: ,.   95c  3/4" Copper        30c foot  Chromium Plated Traps                $2.25  Range Boilers   ,..     $19.50  New Close-Coupled English Toilets        $29.50  White Bathroom Set, everything complete .... $129.50  Stainless Sink    ..... ....:     $15.50  4" Soil Pipe    $4.90 p'er 5 ft. length  Pembroke Baths, white enamelled    :    $55.00  1/2" Galvanized Pipe    18c ft.  1/2" Galvanized Elbows       17c ea.  1/2" Galvanized Tees    22c ea.  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