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Array Just Fine Food  DANNY'S  DINING   ROOM  Phone Gibsons 140  SERVING  THE  GROWING SUNSHINE COAST  Published in Gibsons, B.C. Volume 12, Number 13, March 26,1959.  RAY  WHITING  RADIO-CONTROLLED  PHONE      9Kf\     GIBSONS  24 HR. COURTEOUS SERVICE  A major power outage in Gibsons would not affect the vital  lifeline of telephone conitmaiinications. Gibsons B.C. Telephone Company Chief Operator, Miss Lottie Kennedy, holds in her hands an  emergency lamp which, would produce sufficient light to allow operators to remain at their switchboard positions until power facilities  had been restored.  Road to Squamish  distant speaker says  Roads minister Phil Gaglardi has said that because we  have a ferry operating between  Horsesihoe Bay and Langdale  that this area will have to wait  a considerable time before the  road to Squamish is completed.  This information was given  the Sechelt Board of Trade annual installation dinner Saturday night by Jack Melville,  of Home Oil and an active  worker among board�� of trade.  Mr. Melville was chief speaker  at the dinner held in the Legion hall. Mrs. Garry was caterer.  Officers installed Iby Mrs.  Christine Johnston, chairman  cf the village commission and  chief magistrate in Sechelt,  were Jim Parker as president  and John Toynbee, vice-president. Secretary of the board is  Harold Roberts with T.E.  Duffy as treasurer. The executive includes Frank Newton,  Al Fox, Bob Norminton and  Joe Benner. Directors include  Tom Lamb, Gerry MacDonald,  Jack Mayne, Roy Greggs, Harvey Hubbs, Fred Jorgenson  and Andy Johnston.  Discussing British Columbia's future from a population,  communication��, energy resources and industry point of  view, Mr. Melville opened his  remarks by emphasizing the  future depended on a well-informed people. That was. the  only) means by which we can,  in the third largest province in  Canada, with some big prob  leme, lick those same problems-  Whatever has happened in  British Columbia has been  done by people. He went back  to the days of early exploration when the. Rocky Moun-.  tain barrier was licked so we  could develop mining, logging  and fisheries.  Turning to natural resources  he Delected climate as one saying the Sunshine Coast had the  best   climate    in    the    world,  Easter Bingo  Special bingo Thursday  night in the School hall, Sechelt Highway, wbpu all prizes  will be practically doubled  with a minimum $10 prize  throughout the evening, Proceeds r.will go towards the Kiwanis1' club Easter Seals campaign.  There will also be a bargain  in cards for games with each,  card costing $2 for this evening  and three for $5. The bargain  is in the three for $5. The more  cards one gets the more possibility there is of cashing in on  a bingo.  which he described as Mediterranean climate. Our scenery, another resource, was amazing and should be of great  value to develop the tourist industry. As regards other resources, mining, logging and  fishing he pleaded for further  diversification. If we want to  maintain our integrity, he said  it wasi our responsibility to develop the vast natural resources we have in British Columbia.  From the recent Gordon report in Canadian economy he  quoted the part which stated  British Columbia population  by 1975 would be double what  it is today. At present 75 per  cent of the province's population is in the small area in the  (Continued on Page 10)  Mail hours  Post ��� office hour�� over (Easter holidays will be as follows:  10; to 12 noon on Good Friday  and Easter Monday. Saturday  hours will be as usual, closing at 1 p.m. Rural delivery  will be made Good Friday but  not Easter Monday.  Starting Thursday when the  pew Black Ball Ferry schedule  goes into effect, mail will arrive at 9 p.m. and be distributed about 10:30 a.m. Outgoing  mail closes "at 2:30 p.m". with  registered letters closing at 2  p.m.  Square Dance  A larger crowd than ever is  expected at Saturday night's  ���square ��� dance- session ��� in Hopkins hall starting at 8:30 p.m.  Bud Blatchford will be the  caller.  Interest in this square dance  group which may come up  with an official name Saturday night has been growing  and it is expected there will be  a solid membership (-shortly.  The hall now being used is ample for the time being but if  membership grows something  else mayi have to be done.  W.A. MEETING  Gibsons United Church W.A.  ���"���"���ii] holH its monthly meeting  in the church hall, Thursday,  April 2 at 1.45 p.m. Mrs. Grace  Beatty of North Vancouver  will be speaker at 3 p.m.  JUNIOR  GARDEN CLUB  The Junior Garden Club of  Gibsons will meet at the home  of Mrs. L. Coates at 2 p.m.,  Saturday, March 28. All children eight years and over are  welcome.  The annual field day of the  Sechelt Indian reserve will be  held faster Monday, March 30  when a varied program of events will be offered.  In addition to track and field  sports there will be two soccer  garner At 12:30 p.m<., Hill-  crests from Vancouver will  play Sechelt Residential school  and in the second affair, at  2:30 p.m., a second Hillcrerat  team will meet Mission Indian  School.  On Easter Sunday, a special  attraction will be a soccer  match between Sliamon Braves  from Powell River and the Sechelt team.  Much time and effort have  been spent to ensure the success of these eventsi and it is  hoped that a large turnout  will be on hand to cheer on  the contestants.  winch on  Want  Porpoise wharf  At a meeting of Sechelt Village Commission held March  18, it was decided that the department of public works be  requested to instal a suitable  winch and crane on Porpoise  Bay wharf to handle the large  volume of traffic using this  wharf.  Commissioner Dawe was  delegated to investigate and  confer with Sechelt Waterworks Ltd., with regard to water installation at Hackett  Park.  Accounts totalling $388.94  were passed for payment, including $371.63 for audit fees.  Sechelt office  closed Monday  The Sechelt Municipal office  which also transacts Motor Vehicle Department business will  now Be open Tuesday to Saturday and closed Sunjday and Mon.  day.  Mrs. Christine Johrfcton, chairman of the Sechelt Village Commission announced the change  following the passing of a resolution at the Commission meeting Wednesday, March 18. The  change in opening days was  made as a conlvenience for people  who find it impossible to get to  the office during the normal  work week of Monday to Friday.  ��itlRii  The Red Cross annual campaign in Gibsons area is forging ahead steadily and it is  expected by the time all returns are in that last year's  total will have been reached.  Some $300 of a $700 quota  has been reported.  No word has been received  from other areas along the!  Sunshine Coast but it is anticipated they too are keeping  close to last year's campaign  figures.  FIRE ON KEATS  An RCAF Canso hovering  around Plumper Cove on  Keats Island Tuesday, spotted  a fire, raised the alarm, landed  and got it under control. No  serious damage occurred and  despite the clamorous tones of  Vancouver radio announcers  no cabin was burned and no  person even got singed. It is  believed to have started from  a smouldering stump. Gibsons  RCMP investigated.  TEEN   TOWN   DANCE  Theta Rho club, sponsored  by the Odd Fellows lodge will  hold an Easter Teen Town  dance in Gibsons School hall,  Sat., March 28. There will be  free bus transportation provided from Port Mellon and Sechelt leaving etach point a|t  7:45 p.m.  Gibsons Village Commission  has drawn the attention of department of education officials  to the situation arising as' the  result  of  present   government  operations     connected      with  school financing.  . The' letter, written by Robert Burns, village clerk, explains to the department how  the present situation is working af hardship on municipalities.   \  Here is a copy of the letter  to Hon. L.R. Peterson, minister of education:  Sir:. Our council March 11  met with delegates from the  board of . trustees, Sechelt  School Disrict No. 46, to consider /budget requirements of  the school district for the current year. Despite a 9.8% increase over 1958, careful and  detailed study of the estimates  did not reveal any item which  could, reasonably   be   reduced  without seriously affecting our  school standards. A major part  of the increase over the past  year is caused by increase in  scale of teachers' salaries, over  which the school board has little actual control, it being necessary to pay a scale comparable to other parts of the province to obtain teachers with  certification required by your  departmental regulations  Other items of cost seem to  be about on a par with the increased enrollment, and quite  clcse to the rise in assessment  of the district, reflecting the  growth.  Howevr, despite the higher  taxable assessment, the overall  9.8% increase in total school  costs appear�� likely to mean  approximately a 25% increase  in mill rate levy for school  taxes. This anomaly results  from the arbitrary reduction  in the scale of assistance by  your  department,   both  actual  and percentagewise. Perhaps,  influenced by statements em-.  anating from the treasury department, and other Victoria  sources, the public generally  believes that your department  carries 50% or more of the  total school costs. If this were  true we would have little complaint, as our mill rate would  work out to about the same as  last year, increased assessmerii  taking care of the generally  increased costs. However, the  expected financial help from  your department works out at  about 38.3%, rather than 50%,  which explains, at least in pa*:  why local taxpayers are facec.  with a 25% jump in mill rate  to meet a 9.8% increase ir.  costs. Our council therefore  urges) reconsideration by your  department and the adoption  of a policy more in line with  the apparent intention of the  School Act.  Robert Burns, Clerk.  Hurry! Buy  y^ur Seals  Sunshine Coast Kiwanis club  sponsoring the annual Easter  Seals campaign on the Sunshine Coast report the response  so far has been only fair.  The drive for funds for this  worthy cause will be over at  the end of this month and it is  hoped that as many as possible  will mail their contributions in  to Easter Seals, Box 220, Gibsons  The Easter Seals fund is vitally important to this area as  it provide�� the necessary mon  ey to operate the Kiwanis  Crippled Children's camp at  Wilson Creek where unfortunate children are given the  benefit of camp life Normal  children enjoy these privileges  every day, while the crippled  children look forward to this  camp outing all year  The Easter Seals committee  of the Kiwanis club expresses  its deep appreciation to the  instructors and pupils of the  commercial classes in the high  school here who have so willingly made all the address labels for the Easter Seals appeal each year.  The committee also expresses heartfelt thanks to the  Coast News for loyial and helpful support without which it  it doubtful if the campoign  could even get started.  1'ne committee also thanks  all postmasters and postal employees in the area for their  helpful support.  VAN  This is the $45,000 mobile TB van purchased by the aid  of Christmas seals and which will be on the Sunshine Coast  shortly- at points-mentioned: below. The equipment.j�� ..the. newest  and best available and through the use of super-sensitive film,  radiation has been cut down by 75 percent.  The truck will be at the various points and dates listed  below to take shots of people's chests for the purpose of locating any possible tuberculosis and stamping it out as speedily as  possible.  The van will be at the following places at times mentioned  Monday, April 6 ^-  Wilson Creek, 10 a.m. to 12 noon, Vic's Trading Post.  Roberts Creek, 2 to 4 p.m. at School. ���  Tuesday, April 7  Selma Park, 1 to 5 p.m. Selma Park Grocery Store.       \  Wednesday, April 8  Port Mellon, 10 to 12 noon, 2 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Cafeteria  Thursday, April 9 ,  Gibsons:, 10 to 12 noon, 1 to 5 p.m. at United Church.       . "  Friday, April 10  Gibsons, 1 to 9 p.m., at Super-Valu.  Saturday, April 11  Hopkins Landing, 10 to 12 noon, at Bus Stop.  Monday, April 13  Garden Bay, 2 to 5 p.m., Pender Harbour Auto Court.  Tuesday, April 14  Halfmoon Bay, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Store.  Madeira Park, 2 to 5 p.m. at School.  Wednesday, April 15  Sechelt, on Main St. 1 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.  Thursday, April 16  Sechelt, on Main St., 10 to 12 noon, 1 to 5 p.m.  Carter g>erbtceg  New totem poles  Want to be low or high man  on the totem pole?  Danny's Coffee House on Sechelt Highway has a series of  totem poles gracing the entrance to the establishment  which include indians, birds,  animals, fishes and so on from  top to bottom.  The poles have been three  months in preparation by  Ernie Burnett, woodworker on  the   Sechelt   Highway.  They were put into position  sometime  Thursday.  CNIB MEETING  The animal meeting of the  Peninsula Branch C.N.I.B. will  he held April 1, 7.30, p.m. in  the United Church Hall. Field  secretary D. H. MacLaren is  coming from Vancouver to discuss the eye bank of B.C. and  C.N.I.B. educational program.  Services will be held in some  churches Good Friday and in  all churches on -Easter Sunday.  Special music hac been prepared at all churches for the  celebration of the Resurrection  Easter Sunday.  ANGLICAN  Good Friday Service  St. Bartholomew's,   10   a.m.  St. Aidan's, 11:15 a.m.  St. Hilda's, 12:30 p.m.  Easter Day, Holy Communion  St. Hilda's, 8:30 a.m.  St. Aidan's, 10 a.m.  St. Bartholomew's 11:30 a.m.  '���Pender Harbour, St. Mary's  Easter Sunday, Holy Communion at 8 and 11 a.m. Baptism  service at 2 p.m.  Special Easter Services will  be conducted at Gibsons United Church, Roberts Creek, Wilson Creek and Port Mellon  Community Church.  Special music will be featured at all services, and the  junior choir will sing appropriate music at Roberts Creek.  For parents   wishing   to  attend Easter Service at Gibsons  United    Church    on    Sunday.  March 29, Mrs. Evelyn Clark  has kindly offered to care for  small  children  downstairs.  PORT MELLON  Tho Community Chuxch  7:30 p.m. Evensong  ST. VINCENT'S  Holy Family,  Sechelt,    9 a.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10.30 a.m.  Port Mellon,   first  Sunday  ofl  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 Robertf  Greek United Church  Bethal   Baptist   Churdki  7:30   P.M.,   Wed.,   Prayer  11:15 A.M., Worship Servi-E'P  Sunday School. 10 a.m.  Pender Harbour Taberna-_��  Sunday School. 10 a.m..  12:00 a.m. Morning   Service  7:30 p,m, Wednesday     Pr_-_?-  er Meeting. 2   Coast' News' jviareh 26, 1959  _-i���r---4-aCi j ii A V   Xi/e"* Darkest Moment  AVE3STES CLASSIC  tSHte Coast Mjetus  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.  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos., 2.50; 6 mos., $1.50; 3 mos., $1.00  United States and Foreign, $3.00 per year. 5c per copy.  ^i ��� ���������   ���'-���    -     - ������������       ������ ������ ������- ������-������ ������    ' ���   ���" -____���_-____-_-_--_-___-----_______���---������____���_��� '  Caste's, bommant note  (By Rev. R. Morrison)  The dominant note of Easter is hope. It is a festival of  rejoicing, as Good Friday is a day of sadness and painful memories.  ���Earth's saddest and gladdest days are but one day apart.  The most convincing proof of the resurrection of Jesus Christ is  the spiritual power that stirred and throbbed and thrilled in  the Apostolic Church. That was the refrain of hundreds of sermons by the apostles. That was the source of their power. One  of the clamant needs of the modern church and of modern people is a rediscovery of the risen Christ in all His pristine glory.  The world needs to recapture the vision of the risen  Christ. The knowledge that after the experience we call death  life passes on into full fruition in the fellowship of Christ, is  the best reason of all for living nobly in the here and now.  Dostoyevskjr, the Russian author, toward the end of his  life divided the race into two classes ��� those who believed in  the eternal life and those who did not. And he added that the fate  of civilization will rest upon the citizens of eternity. And why  not? For they are the only people in this bewildered and frustrated world who can build for the future with hope in their  hearts. They have something to live for. Life for them is not  meaningless. It is not frustration.  In this atomic age we are in desperate need of hope that  is something more than an empty promise.  The mood of multitudes of people in our dayi is similar  to that of the disciples following the crucifixion. They are disillusioned, bewildered and anxious for the future. A philosopher  said recently "The generation sits by the side of the road and  helplessly drop their hands. They look worn and vacant. There  is darkness ahead, darkness behind and darkness within, mean-  inglessly, aimlessly, above endless marshland dance the will-o-  the wisps of science."  Fifty years ago intellectuals were crying out that science  should be forced from the domination of religion. Today every  thoughtful individual is living in dread of the results of scientific research. They are now becoming afraid lest the god science  at whose shrine they worshipped so long may turn out to be a  Frankenstein who will hurl humanity into bottomlesis void.  Every, gift that science offers to man can be misused if we  so choose. Even the radio carrying words on the wings of the  wind at 186,000 miles per second can spread falsehood as easily  as truth, can spread hate as readily as love, can spread ill will  and suspicion, as well as understanding, and the spirit of brotherhood.  So, this Easter we seek once again to recapture that glow  that throbbed in the Christian Church on that first Easter morning. Wherefore, bring to Him your fears, your discouragements,  your temptations, your loneliness and the grief that you hide  away in your heart.  Bring these to Him, and He will make you whole. He will  put a new song on your lips, and He will put new hope in your  eyes, and He will rekindle the visions that have almost died in  your heart, so that life will become a joyous comradeship, with  the risen Christ and at eventide you shall turn your faces to the  jhaven of home to be forever with Him.  In the days of the last war a young soldier was left dying*  on the battlefield. As life slowly came back he thirsted for water.  There was no one to dress his wounds and he lay there from Good  Friday until Easter morning. When Allied planes passed overhead he tried to sit up and wave his arms to attract attention.  Constantly he prayed for relief from pain. His prayer was answered, for he slipped off into merciful unconsciousness. When he  ���awoke he was in a hospital bed, and a chaplain was bending over  him..  You say, my boy, that you were wounded on Good Friday  and that you have been lying on the battlefield ever since! Do  you know this is Easter morning. "Yes, sir," replied the lad. "For  me too it is the resurrection. Out there lying on the field, I died  a thousand deaths, but somehow we do not mind the Crucifixion  when we are sure of the Resurrection."  May this Easter season find a frustrated, restless, sick  world taken into Christ's pierced hands and lifted to the very  heart of God.  ADVERTISEMENT  Why Give the Burglar  An Engraved Invitation!  "You might as well give a burglar an engraved invitation to help himself at your house, if you leave valuables  lying about," says Ted Henniker, manager of the Bank of  Montreal's Gibsons Branch.  Mr. Henniker adds that behind the steel doors of a  B of M vault is the safest place for valuables such as bonds,  leases, stock certificates, insurance policies, deeds, birth certificates, passports and other important family documents.  "It costs less than two cents a day to rent a B of IMC  safety deposit box," he says, and explains that hundreds of  thousands of Canadians use B of M safety deposit facilities,  an indication of the popularity of this service. "It pays for  itself again and again in peace of mind alone," he says.  "Give the burglar a brush-off at your house," Mr. Hen  ���oiker advises. "Keep your valuables in your personal strong  box ��� it's exclusively yours ���in, the Gibsons B of M vault.  Drop in soon and see Mr. Henniker about renting a  safety deposit box it will set your mind at rest.  C  EVERYTHING VOU W/t-L NEED IS /M YbUFi SCJn***-  CA5E~THE VITAMIN C TABLETS (TAKE Two AFmR  LUNCH)-THE ~ft\YRO\0 P/-.LS  (TAKE'ONE AFTeR  6REAKFAST) ���THE Th/ROAT GARGLE (USE ITAFTSR  BRUSHING YOUR TEETH ~)~THE EYE DROPS (USE ^  6EFORE GOING "To BED ) ��� SOME  cold Tablets-AiThermom- ,  ETerQn case You get a Fever**:;  gandages and antiseptic-  a bottle of lotion (.in case  Your faceahd hmps get,  chapped ) aw a can  of denatured coffee,  goodbye and 2_?  ee CAREFUL  The cov** who is  SPSnOING A NIGHT  ATA FRIENPS HOM��  surveyed had not read a book in,  a full year or more.  "This is a shocking record"  says Canadian Library Week  Corncil Chairman Dr. J. R. Kidd,  national director of the Canadian Association for Adult Education. "Sir William Osier used  to say that 'money invested in  a library gives much better returns than mining stock.' But it  is pretty clear where Canadians  put all their investments. A  famous editor once wrote 'Canada has the money, but would  rather spend it on whisky than  on books.' Naturally we know  Canadians must spend money on  other things than books and libraries, but our aim is to improve the lamentable situation  of reading in Canada with an active "Wake Up and Read" campaign."  (��) Hi. TM HmU TA-m te.    _*��.  �����.���-. J  T    " -      '     - ���       J  PUZZLED   TOURISTS  Four tourists were somewhat  puzzled when they stopped at  Langdale    on    their    way    to  Horseshoe Bay. They hailed  one of Black Ball Ferries employees and asked him why  maps of the area did not contain the name of a certain place  For a moment the employee  was puzzled then the "dawn  came up like thunder" and he  had a hard time suppressing  his amusement. It appears the  .tourists had -Hashed by the  highway end of Gibsons wharf  where they read in passing "Au  Revoir."  This they could not find on  existing maps and wanted to  know why. The Black Ball employee explained what was intended by the sign.  Robert D. Wright, N.D.  NATUROPATHIC     PHYSICIAN  Graduate of  Cal.   Chiropractic   College,   Etc.  MON., WED., FRI.,���1 to 4 p.m.  or   any time by appointment  PKONE 172-W ��� GIBSONS  Wake up and read!  i**eB***3n%i*m*mMmam&*Ma***amM***a**m*MSMSBBMCit*mau*mmsi*Mmemmw*MM*MMB5  Canadians ��� who rank near  the bottom inj the world in their  amount of reading ���have become the target in an unprecedented national campaign to  stimulate   more   active reading.  Supported by people ranging  from Prime Minister Diefenbaker to interested volunteers  across Canada, the campaign is  designed to snap Canadians out  of lethargic reading habits. The  theme "Wake Up and Read" will  be promoted by citizens' committees in hundreds of Canadian  communities until the campaign  culminates in Canadian Library  Week, April 12-18.  Its sponsoring group ��� librarians,   publishers  arid   other in  terested parties formed into a  Canadian Library Week Council  ��� point out that almost 40 percent of the Canadian population  is rtot served by a public library,  Similarly, with one book store  to every 18,125 people, Canada  according to the latest government survey. Of the 61 percent  within a library's area, the rate  of book borrowing is a lowly 3.4  volume a year on the average,  ranks fourteenth among the  world's nations in book shops  per capita. By way of comparison,  Austria has a book store for  every 2,754 people.  Furthermore, the most recent  Gallup Poll on reading habits  showed that 32 perc-enlt of those  Now Open for Business  elma Park  Radio Service  Ray Clarke  ftienno Braun  Phone SECHELT 73Y  new electric ran  ^jgS-  Give your kitchen the trim look of today with a modern automatic electric  range. Give your cooking extra ease and convenience too! For these new  ranges have all the features that mean better, tastier dishes ��� with less  time and trouble than ever before. Automatic timer and temperature  controls "watch" oven meals while you're away. While automatic top  units assure constant "top-sic-3" cooking temperatures, so foods won't  burn, won't boil over, either. Enjoy all the attractive features of a new  electric range. You'll like the way it looks���you'll love the way it cooks!  B.C. ELECTRIC  See the full selection of automatic electmc ranges at your appliance dealer's now  For Best Deal in Electrical Appliances Call  WOOD   HARDWARE   &   APPLIANCES PARKER'S  HARDWARE,  Sechelt  Phone GIBSONS 32 Phone SECHELT 51  RICHTER'S  RADIO   &  TV   CENTRE C' & S SALES & SERVICE  Phone SECHELT 6 Phone SECHELT 3 1  Coast News, March 26, 1959 3    l^SIE.  8  At the Palais de Nations, beside the lake in Geneva,  Switzerland, many international conferences are held. The  European Office of the United Nations is also housed in  this former headquartera of the League of Nations. This  view shows the Assembly Hall of the Palais de Nations  with the lake and the Alps in the background.  Tourist meeting  set for April 12  Sunshine Coast Tourist Association executive met at the  Rodmay Hotel Sunday, in Powell River and completed arrangements for the April 12  meeting in the Peninsula Hotel, Roberts Creek area.  Representatives; from the  Auto Courts and Resorts association of B.C. will be present  at this meeting and as the  meeting is an invitational affair including wives as well it  isi expected there will be a considerable number attending.  An item for discussion will be  that of affiliating with the  ACRA of B.C.  Those attending from this  area included Reg Godfrey and  Danny Smith of Gibsons and  Len Larsen of Madeira   Park.  FELL  CALL  Duff's Fuel  WILSON CREEK  SECHELT   7SF  Carlessness cauEes forest fires.  Gibsons Social Welfare Club  BINGO  Legion HaH 8 p.m. ��� MONDAY, MARCH 30  WANT ADS ARE  REAL  SALESMEN  HELP YOUR RED CROSS I  On March 14 Girl Guide ana  Brownie Cuiders from Sechelt,  Gib.ons tnd Port Mellon gathered at the Anglican Parish  Hall ,Gibsons, for an afternoon  and evening training session.  Mrs. Roy Holmes, deputy  provincial commissioner, and  Mr-j: R. Hunter., Guide Captain,  from Vancouver assisted the  Guiders in how to run companies and packs and to pass  on new hinta and ideas. Everyone found the training helpful  and a.imula.ing.  On March 16 the Brownies  of Gibsons Pack under Brown  Owl, Mrs. 1'owler, served tea  and cookies to mothers of  Brownies who came to see  their daughters make the  Brownie Promise. Enrolled by  District Cemmiissioner Mrs. La-  bonte, were Wendy McLean.  Penny Verhulst, Dinah Coates,  Denise Hicks and Gail Deller.  On March 17, Golden Bars  were presented to Catherine  Mandelkau, Wendy Skellett  and Louise McKibbin of 1st  Gibsons Pack. Shirley DeMar-  co received a third year star;  Nickie Wray and Marilyn Lymer second year stars.  There is a vacancy for a few  more Brownies in this pack.  Enquiries should be directed  to Mrs. R. Kruse, Brown Owl.  Retarded child  subject of talk  There were 29 members at  the Pender Harbour PTA  March 12 and they heard Mr.  McCallum, Woodlands School  for Retarded Children, give an  informative talk on problems  facing retarded   children.  Mrs:. C. Lee said the Bursary  Committee felt that three $100  scholarships be given three students entering U.B.C. or taking Matriculation. Mr. Tjor-  hom made a motion that the  awarding be based on achievement to students entering University!.  The PTA has been asked to  sponsor a kindergarten for  Pender Harbour this coming  year. Mr. Tjorhom agreed to  be a member of the committee.  Bouys show  cable location  A bright, yellow and red  buoy may be seen bobbing in  the Atlantic Ocean off the  coast of North America and  Europe this year. It marks an  important "obstruction" to  ships and fishermen. For in the  vicinity of one of these buoys  and stretching all the way to  the mainland will be a newly  laid telephone cable which  may weigh as much as 25 tons  per nautical mile.  The American Telephone and  Telegraph Company, with  other companies and governmental agencies, is now engaged in the construction of telephone cable systems between  United States and Europe and  the U.S. and Puerto Rico.  In addition to the brightly  painted areas on its, top, the  buoy hat several other features  which help ship captains to  spot it. A brightly colored flag  is mounted about eight feet  above the buoy that helps to  locate it in the daytime, navigational lights make it visible  at night, and a reflector provides a means of detection by  ships equipped with radar.  Buoys used to anchor submarine cable are constructed  of high grade boiler steel. They  weigh 1V& tons and can support  six tons of moorings.  The Canadian Red Cross Society commemorates its 50th anniversary in 1959-  Wi  U  I  I  ��  __  1  1  I  1  1  !  m  I  1  1  |  i  ll  m  I  m  1  w  I  I  I  I  I  1  1  I  I  I  1  I  I  1  1  I  1  ��  1  I  1  I  1  i  I  I  I  1  i  M  m  m  //������'A  i  i  i  {..-������  i  i  i  I  1  i  n  W//  m  ��  ��  i  I  i  v..-.'/  I  ��  icioi  FRE  I IV  CORSAGES  COFFEE & COOKIES  Wonderful Selection  EASTER PLANTS  CUT FLOWERS  Complete Stock of  SEEDS - SHRUBS - FRUIT TREES  PERENNIALS - FERTILIZERS  FECI A L  udgies. Canaries  WITH BULK FOODS FOR THESE PETS  F&t* the  FULL LINE OF  TOOLS - LAWNMOWER  TORS, Etc.  i  i  s  t'4  if'.  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Last week applications  of pupils from various Junior  Red Cross groups in the province  were screened. There were to  be only six B.C. students chosen,  to attenjd the International Study  Centre of the Junior Red Cross  at the University of Toronto  August 11-22.  Both of Elphinstones' applicants .who had been/ nominated  by the staff at the request of  the club, Heather Bracewell and  Bob Fretter were chosen. Miss  Dan, provincial director of the  Junior Red Cross gave as the  reason that two of the six were  chosen here is that "Elphinstone  has for many years been a most  active organization and the meni-  ibers have done some very fine  work to assist people both at  home and overseas who needed  help."  The Study Centre is being  held to mark the 50th anniversary of the granting of a charter  tothe Canadian Red Cross So-  ciety and to commemorate the  100th anniversary of Hem*i  Dunant's inspiration on the bat-  Guaranteed   Watch   &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris* Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  We know  what we're paying for  with  Rockgas  Metered  Service  ask about our  meter plan  Get these benefits  ��� pay only for what you've used-  offer you've used it.  ��� no "out-of-gas" calls���  we keep your tank filled.  ��� small monthly payments-  no large bulk payment at delivery.  ��� know what you are paying for-  check bill against meter reading.  Rockgas Propane  LTD.  GIBSONS HARDWARE  Gibsons 3,3  C & S SALES  Sechelt 3  Yes!  We can  handle your  printing needs  now before  the summer  rush starts  tie    field,    of Solferino, out of  which the Red Cross was born.  The   purposes   of   the   Study  Centre are to provide a broader  knowledge of the aims and programs   of   the   Red  Cross   and  Junior Red Cross, nationally and  internationally; to promote mutual   understanding  and   irierit--  ship among the young people of  the world; and to give stimulation   and  inspiration   to   Junior  Red    Cross    members    through  working,   playing   thinking   and  living co-operatively with others.  At   present    the   Elphinstone  group   is  busy with   manjy projects.  Among them are: raising  funds     for    the     International  Friendship movement which will  assist those of the 200 delegates  who   will  be coming from faraway countries, preparing an* album   on   the   school   and community    for    international    exchange, preparing a tape recording of the club and school to go  to the  Study Centre,  collecting  handi-eraft and art work for display  and continuing its sewing  project to assist locally. A fund  raising Jirive   will  begin  after  Easter to raise over $200 to send  the delegates   east.  Any contribution's would be welcomed a.id  could be  sent  to   Mrs.  Rankin,  sponsor of the Junior Red Cross,  at the school.  FROM POWELL RIVER  Mrs. E. Maple of Cranberry  Lake, Powell River is visiting  her daughter, Mrs. Beverly  Kennedy of Sechelt. Mrs. W.  Hatch of Vancouver is also a  visitor at the Kennedys.  LAND   ACT  NOTICE  OF INTENTION TO  APPLY   TO  PURCHASE LAND  In Land Recording District of  New Westminster and situate  directly East of Lot 5857,. Group  1, New Westininjster.  TAKE NOTICE that John*  Turnbull Calder of R.R.I, Halfmoon Bay, B.C., occupation retired intendls to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���  Ccmmencinig at a post planted  in North West corner adjacent  to~No. 6723 B.C. Surveyors Post;  thence East 20 chains; thence  South 10 chains; thence West  20 chains; thence North 10 chains  and containing 20 acres, more or  less.  The   purpose    for   which  the  land is required is homesile.  JOHN TURNBULL CALDER  Dated 21st  March,  1959.  Cu ju&Mfca \Vltfi-_GUt  Dramatize your bedroom with  the brilliant splendor of this  peacock design. Combine vivid  blues, greens, bronze; accent  with glittering metallic threads.  Fascinating, fun to . embroider.  Pattern 893: transfer of motifs,  3y_xl5 and 15x18 inches-  Send THIRTY-FIVE CENTS  in coins (stamps cannot be accepted) for this pattern to The  Coast News, Needlecraft Dept.,  70 Front St. West, Toronto, Ont.  Print Plainly PATTERN NUMBER, your NAME and ADDRESS.  As a bonus. TWO complete  patterns are printed right in  our LAURA WHEELER Needlecraft Book. Dozens of other designs you'll want to order���easy  fascinating handwork for yourself, your home, gifts, bazaar  items. Send 25 cents for your  copy of this book today!  Coast News, March 26, 1959 5  pletely into the body.  The sport coupe's styling gives  the car a light, airy appearance  and offers the driver exceptional  visibility.  The 100th anniversary of the  birth of the Red Cross idea will  be commemorated in 1959.  ffiS/**-*-*^* \      GIANT BINS!  A new.two-door hardtop sport  coupe has been added to the Bel  Air series of Chevrolets, General  Motors of Canada announces.  GM officials said the sport  coupe will complement the Bel  Air Sport Sedan, introduced  earlier this year, and will make  available both two- and four-door  hardtop models in Chevrolet's  moderate price range.  Previously, two- and four-door  hardtops were available only in  Chevrolet's top-line Impala  series.  "An overwhelming number of  1959 car buyers are demanding  a    distinctive   hardtop   styling,"  said a spokesman for General  Motors. "The introduction of the-  Bel Air Sport Coupe, a two-door  hardtop in the more moderate  price range, has been made to  meet this demand."  The   sport   coupe   is    distinguished by the absence of side  pillars. Side windows  roll com-  GIBSONS  THURS. MARCH, 26  8 p.m.  ALL PROCEEDS FOR EASTER  SEALS  CAMPAIGN   and  CRIPPLED CHILDREN'S  LOCAL  CAMP  Come on up ��� enjoy a pleasant  evening ��� win prizes ��� help  the Crippled Children.  Things that influence  car insurance costs  Inevitably, automobile insurance rates must go up or down depending on whether the  claims being paid are going up or down. In the long run, the money paid out to settle  claims and to run the business cannot continually exceed the amount of money collected in premiums.  In recent years, practically all the things which determine how much money has to be  paid out have been increasing. Here are some of them:  The Cost of Cars ��� The $2,000 car of yesterday has become the  $3,000-$4,000 car of today. And even a "low price" car may smash another  vehicle costing much more. The cost of insurance must always be related to  the cost of repair or replacement.  _b Tlie Styling of Cars ��� The modern car has many improvements  over the car of yesterday ��� all costing money. Wrap-around windshields  improve visibility, but cost five times as much to replace when broken.  Power steering improves handling, but is expensive to repair. One-piece  body units eliminate rattles but skyrocket replacement costs. In cost of parts  alone, the repair bill that must come out of insurance premiums is more than  double that of yesterday.  <__t The Cost oi Repairs ��� Quite aside from parts, the average garage  repair bill is far higher than it used to be, because the garage's costs have  gone up also and the garage repairman gets a higher rate of pay than he  used to ��� as do most Canadians today.  Increased Medical Costs ��� Hospitals, too, must charge higher rates  today than they used to ��� and once again this cost must come out of the  car insurance premium. Other medical costs are similarly increased.  5 The Costs ol "Lost Time" ��� Canadians generally, are drawing considerably higher incomes than they used to. That means that the costs of  keeping an accident victim off work until his injuries are healed are substantially increased. This is another cost which has to come out of the  premium.  6 The Number oi Accidents ��� Naturally, the cost of car insurance is  greatly affected by the number of accidents in relation to the number of cars  insured. Thanks to the efforts of many people, this ratio of accidents has  started to go down ��� only moderately down as yet, and not nearly enough  to offset all the costs which have been going up. Nevertheless, this trend  toward a lower accident ratio ��� a trend we all can assist by careiul driving  ��� probably holds the best hope of all for keeping auto insurance costs down  in the future.  AM. CANADA INSURANCE FEDERATION  on behalf of more than 200 competing companies writing automobile insurance in Canada  In the face of rising insurance costs it is essential  that you get the maximum value for every  premium dollar you pay.  Consult  N�� Richard IVScI  INSURANCE  Phone GIBSONS 42 To serve your best interests  For all Classes of Insurance  Call  SECHELT IMJRMCE AGENCIES  Tom Duffy, Bill Coffey, Bob Kent  Phones: SECHELT 22 ��� 158 ��� 93Y  Phone Gibsons 45Q  HELP YOUR RED CROSS  Gibsons 44  tEAL ESTATE  H. E. Wilson 6 Coast News, March 26, 1959  OFF TO ENGLAND  Mr. and Mrs. Ben Knight, Gibsons, left March 18 to live in  England.  The  population  of  Sweden is  about seven million.  Guaranteed  Watch &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris' Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  Roberts Creek   Wilson Creek holds cab  GIANT  SCHOOL  HALL  GIBSONS  THURS. MARCH, 26  8 p.m.  ALL PROCEEDS FOR EASTER  SEALS   CAMPAIGN   and  CRIPPLED CHILDREN'S  LOCAL  CAMP  Come on up ��� enjoy a pleasant  evening ��� win prizes ��� help  the Crippled  Children.  One hundred and twenty-five  B.C. Boy Scouts will be honored  in Victoria on Thursday, April  2nd, at the annual Queen's Scout  preservation ceremony in the  Empress Hotel.  For the first time, 23 Gui  Guides will join in the ceremony  and receive recognition for hav-  irt.5 earned their Gold Cords, the  highest Guide award.  Lieutenant-GoventDr Frank  M. Ross, B.C. Boy Scouts patron,  will present the Certificates at  2.30 p.m. The ceremony follows  a luncheon given by Mr. and Mrs.  Ross.  The Queen's Scout Badge is  worn by Scouts who have earned  at least four of Scouting's public service badges and who have  MORE  HYDRANTS  Two additional fire hydrants  are to be added to the fire protection system within the Village of Sechelt. The exact location of the new hydrants will  be determined later when the  Village Commission has made  further  study   of   the  matter.  The money raised by the Canadian Junior Red Cross has provided medical treatment and  care for over 55,000 children.  CLIFF'S  ERVICE  STATION  HOW OVIN ON  SUNDAYS  9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  GAS ��� OIL ��� ACCESSORIES  Phone SECHELT 178  shown through example that  they are trying to keep the Scout  code of living.  iThe Guide Gold Cord is worn  by Guides who have completed  a public service project and the  "Be Prepared" challenge. Thi.  is undertaken} in a part of the  Province unfamiliar to the Guide  where she must use her skill in.  meeting unexpected situations  designed to test her personality  and character.  The certificates they receive  from Lieutenant-Governor Ross  are extra recognition of their  efforts. The boys have received  their badges at their own troop  meetings.  The Scouts will spend three  days in Victoria, attend a banquet, go siglitseeing, swimming  and visit brother Scouts. Girls  from isolated points in B.C. will  have an opportunity to go shopping in the city.  Boys aril girls from the mainland will travel to Esquimau on  two Navy frigates. They will  board at Vancouver's C.P.R. Pier  "C" at 8.30 a.m., Wed., April 1.  Thursday evening, the B.C.  Scouts Provincial Council wi]l  be host at a banquet. Bruce  Hutchinson, editor of the Victoria Times, will be guest  speaker.  On Friday, Scouts anli Guides  will leave for their homes, with  the Mainland boys and girls  again travelling on the Navy  ships  to   Vancouver.  Real estate  men to meet  B.C.^real estate men will have  an opportunity to hear Jack Justice of Miami, Florida, the idea  man of America real estate, at  the third annual B.C. Associa:  tion of Real Estate Boards convention at Harrison Hot Springs  Hotel, April 13 and 14.  More than 300 Realtors and  their wives representing almost  every sizeable community in  B.C.  are expected  to attend.  Other major speakers include  Don H. Koyl of Saskatoon, Sask.,  president of the Canadian Association of Real Estate Boards,  Mayor Beth "Wood of New Westminster and Rev. John Bishop  of New Westminster.  Among the more important  items on tlie agerda of the convention are reports on the pro-  ,gress of the province-wide B.C.  Multiple Listing service and the'  real estate education program.  Printed Pattern  9196  SIZES  10-18  [Afelfe-tt  Look cool and pretty all day;  all" summer iru this figure-praising princess dress. Quick-to-sew  ��� no waist seams- choose fresh  and gay cotton with or without  dainty eyelet ruffing.  Printed Pattern1) 9198: Misses'  Sizes 10, 12, 14, 16, 18- Size 16  takes  4%   yards   35-inch fabric.  Printed directions on each pattern part. Easier, accurate.  Send FIFTY CENTS (50c) in  coins (stamps cannot be accepted) for th's pattern. Please print  plainly SIZE. NAME, ADDRESS,  STYLE NUMBER.  Send your order to MARIAN  MARTIN, care of the Coast  News. Pattern Dept., 60 Front  St. West, Toronto, Ont  By Mrs. M. Newman  The last general meeting of  the Legion Branch was held on  March 13, when four new  members were initiated, and  one honorary member accepted. Vimy Night will be celebrated on April 11 at 6 p.m.  The next Zone meeting will  be held at Vananda on Saturday, June 6.  Friend*-*: of Mrs. Helen Lau  will be sorry to learn that she  is a patient in the hospital at  Trail and that she will be in  a cast for several weeks.  Ralph Galliford is spending  weekends here repainting and  refurbishing his boat, Bluback  getting ready to attack the  spring salmon.  Wilson Creek Community Center held a successful cabaret  style dance on March 14. Dancing commenced at 9 o'clock and  was en j eyed until the supper  hour when a delightful Orierftal  dinner was served ���en der super-  ���-'~-cn of Mrs. Crucil and her  ������"������mmit'ee.  The hall was artistically decorated in the Oriental theme also,  ir^e of arrangements were  ��� 3. Dombrcski and Mr. Bill  Dodds. Doorman for the evening  was Mr. Lyle Reid.  The club thanks all who help-  a* in the success of a very delightful evening.  Only the female horsefly  bites. The males feed on the  juices of flowers.  OPTOMETRIST  Located in Palmer Apt. _ Gibsons. B.C.  With many years experience in the practice of optometry  You are assured of a complete satisfying ��� Optical Service  Office Hours  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  or by appointment  Tel.  334  P.O. Box 263  \gn  Always give  A LONG VIGOROUS RING  ��� when calling the telephone operator  ��� when ringing off  In a magneto telephone system, it is important that you turn  the crank vigorously and continuously for about 3 seconds at the  beginning and end of each call. The first long ring tells the  operator that you want to make a call and the last tells her the line  is free.  REMEMBER: the RING-OFF is especially important, otherwise  the operator may report your line as "busy" to anyone  trying to call you.  BRITISH   COLUMBIA   TELEPHONE  COMPANY  A BNS Home Improvement Loan���the best way to fix up your home  Fix up your home, too  When your home needs any kind of alter- Home Improvement Loan. Repayment can  ation or repair... adding a room, repairing be spreaa over several years, with instal-  the roof, redecorating ... and you don't ments tailored to your convenience,  have the necessary cash���come to The Visit your BNS manager and discuss  Bank of Nova Scotia for a low-interest your plans. Right now is an excellent time.  More than 500 branches across Canada 2 London, New York, Chicago, the Caribbean  Manager: Squamish and Wbod-ibre Branches, G. H. Churchill. Coast News, March 26, 1959 7  COMING EVENTS  Mar. 28, 7:30 p.m. Order of DeMolay, public installation of  Bert Sim, Master Councillor  elect and officers. Legion Hall,  Sechelt. 2-19-c  Apr. 3, Roberts Creek Legion  Auxiliary Spring Tea and Bazaar, 2 p.m. 2-26-c  Apr. 3, Women's Institute  Spring Tea. United Church  Hall, 2 p.m. Sale of home cooking and plants.  April 7, St. John's United  Church W.A. Spring Sale  of Work and Tea, Wilson  Creek Community Hall, 2 p.m.   2-19-c  Apr. 23, St. George's Day Tea,  sponsored by the men of St.  Aidan's Church comm'itee, 2  p.m., Parish Hall, Roberts) Ck.  CARD  OF  THANKS  Many thanks: to friends and  ���neighbors for the kindness  shown to me during my recent  bereavement. Special thanks to  Canadian Legion and Ladies  Auxiliary 140, Sechelt Inhala-  tor crew and Dr. Inglis.  Madge Holroyd.  WORK WANTED  REAL ESTATE (Coniinued)  Wanted ��� Work or sale for  H.D. cat. Fully equipped for  logging or clearing. W.F. Deni-  son, Phone  Gibsons 109W.  HELP WANTED  Man for work around store,  marine gas station and fish  floats. Must be able to drive  truck. Murdoch's, Francis Peninsula, Phone   TUrner  3-2444.  Girl for coffee bar, experience  unnecessary. Phone Sechelt 7W  FOUND  Small sum of money. Owner  can have same by identifying.  Phone Sechelt 112.  TRADE  1 oil stove for cartop dinghy.  Phone Gibsons 121W.  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AGREEMENT  It is agreed by any advertiser  requesting space that liability of  the Coast News in event of  failure to publish an advertisement or in event that errors occur in publishing of an advertisement shall be limited to the  amount paid by the advertiser  for that portion of the advertising space occupied by the incorrect item only, and that there  shall be no liability in any event  beyond amount paid for such  advertisement. No responsibility  is accepted by the newspaper  wh<*n  copy  is not  submitted  in  writing,   or   verified   in   writing.  TOTEM  FLASHES  GIANT BINGO, this Thurs*-  day, School Hall, 8 p.m. All  proceeds go to Easter Seals  and the Crippled Children's  Summer camp at Wilson Creek  Come on up ��� enjoy yourself  ��� maybe win something and  help the Crippled  Children.  Beautiful view lot in Gibsons, only $750.  Extra Special, 65 foot waterfrontage right here on our fine  harbour. Large house, some 18  rooms. It's a bargain at $9000  on terms.  Franklin Road, Headlands  area. Neat, cosy, warm, new,  electric heat, furnished, on  two nice lots. You can sell one  easily. Only $8500.  Two good lots, behind Gibsons Electric, $650 each, on  terms.  Want a bargain? Here it is:  two fine lots on Crucil subdivision behind Midway store,  only $550 each.  Nelson Island, 1000 feet waterfrontage, very nice home,  furnished, lawns, gardens,  green house, guest cottage,  workshop, power tools, garden  tools, power boats, shrubs,  bulbs, boat float, safe moorage,  ideal spot, grand scenery. It's  only $13,500 and extra good  value.  General store, on 250 foot  waterfrontage location, safe  moorage any size boat, any  time, oil franchise, good stock  groceries, meats, notions, hardware, clothing, boats for rent.  Good 3 BR living quarters,  also 2 BR rented home. Room  for cabins etc.. Come in, let us  tell you more. It's interesting.  No matter what type property you want, we can help  you. Why roam, around aimlessly, waste time, tempers,  and money? We actually save  you money on most properties.  Always ready to show you.  Four salesmen at your service.  Island for sale. Scarce property.  Pender Harbour, 90 feet fin-  est deep water anchorage.  Two bedroom home, also  modern home unfinished, work  shop, gardens, etc. Near everything. Only $9450.  Pender Harboue, very cosy  two bedroom home right on  the beach frontage, good float,  safe anchorage,   only $6500.  Bargain Harbour, 2500 feet  waterfrontage, two fine beaches, quite good home, workshop,  small sawmill, planer, power  tools, gardens, fruit trees, B.C.  Electric power, Government  road to property. Here is a  wonderful estate, or a grand  beach subdivision potential.  Over 9 acres. It's a superb property*.  We save you money. Let us  prove it to you. Our prices on  property are much lower than  quoted by Vancouver firms.  Let us prove it. Drop in, see  our listings, get our free map.  We know the entire Sunshint  Coast. We have listings in every part of it.  West Sechelt area, 240 feet  waterfrontage, 5 acres land.  Here is a very special property  inded. Five acres, view unexcelled, main highway access  You could subdivide and sell  at a real profit any of the land  you might not want. Full price  only $5300.  NOTARY IN  OUR OFFICE  TOTEM REALTY  Owned and operated by  Harold Wilson  GIBSONS, B. C.  TO RENT  Small comfortable house, one  bedroom, near stores, etc. $30  a month. Totem Realty.  Two bedroom home close in,  nice view, garden area, $55  month. Also 1 bedroom suite.  $35 per month. Several other  rentals. Totem Realty, Box 44,  Gibsons.  PROPERTY WANTED  WANTED  Waterfront listings between  Roberts    Creek    and     Earl  Cove. Clients waiting.  SECHELT REALTY  and INSURANCE  TOM DUFFY  r1*.. Sechelt 22.  158 cr 93Y  WANTED  Waterfront lots and Summer  cottages.  Motel and   business  sites.  Acreage suitable for  subdivision  WE HAVE  THE  CITY BUYERS  CHAS. ENGLISH LTD.  103-1718 Marine Dr.  West Vancouver  DRUMMOND REALTY  We  have buyers,  and require  listings  Always has good buys  Notary Public  Gibsons Phone 39  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.  CONSTRUCTION  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  MISC. FOR SALE  Asi new, combination kerosene  or electric refrigerator, readily  converted to gas. J. Manton,  Hillside, Port Mellon. TU 4-  5275 2-26-c  Used electric washer, $45; 2  used Scott Atwater 3"V�� hp.  $75 each, Al shape. 1 used Enterprise wood aud coal range,  S125. Parker's Hardware Ltd.,  Sechelt 51.  Top soil, cement gravel, washed and screened, road gravel  and' fill. Delivered and spread.  Phone Gibsons 148M or Sechelt  22. tfn  Mason and Risch piano. $225  cash. Also chesterfield suite  and dining room suite. Sechelt  39.  Inglis dryer as new, $200; Rem  ington office typewriter in  good working condition, $10.  Phone Sechelt 21Y.  Oysters are good for you. Fresh  they are delicious. Oyster Bay  Oyster Co., R. Bremer, Pender  Harbour. Phone P.H. 643.  Kitchen table, six chairs and  buffet; kitchen chairs, couch,  oil heater, odd chairs, single  bed, battery radio, suitable for  camp. Very reasonable. Phone  Gibsons  18.  For Sale  and Removal  Building, 14' x 28', 4 ft. deck  and overhang all round, sound  construction. Ideally located  for moving by water.  LARSON'S RESORT  MADEIRA PARK  Phone TU 3-2424. 2-26-c  Garbage burner with water  coil, also range boiler with  stand, in good condition. $65.  A.D. Johnston, Gower Point.  Elna Supermatic portable sewing machine, as new, $225.  Some cash, terms to reliable  purchaser. Reason for selling,  not being used. Gibsons 316M.  Jo McMillan, Langdale.  Used electric and gas ranges, also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Phone  Sechelt 3.  Service Fuels. Large loads, good  alder, some fir. Phone Gibsons  173Q.  Hens at 25c IB live eight. Will  pluck them for 5c lb if you  wish. Phone Gibsons 270. Elan-  der Farm.  WANTED  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.  BOATS  FOR SALE  Three 12 ft. Carvel built boats  2 hp. Briggs & Stratton, $150  each. Haddocks. Madeira Park,  TU3-2248 2-26-1  ANNOUNCEMENT  To rent, small modern home in  Gibsons, Apply Box 533, Coast  News. 3-19-c  Sewing machine and small appliance repairs. Speedy service. Bill Sheridan, Selma  Park. Phone Sechelt   69X  2-12-c  ANNOUNCEMENTS     (Cont'd)  Tree falling, topping, or removing lower limbs for view.  Insured work from Port Mellon to Pender Harbour. Bone  dry alder, maple and fir firewood for sale. Phone Gibsons  337F. 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,   1987  Cornwall  St.,  Vancouver 9, Phone CEdar 0683.  Spray and brush painting, also  paper hanging. J. Melhus. Phone  Gibsons 33. 4-6-1  Will cut your stove wood, $8  per cord. Phone Gibsons 74A  after 6 p.m. 2-26-c  WATCH REPAIRS  ****��� ���������  ���        ��� ��� - ���     ��� i     i i������   j  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  DIRECTORY  .HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  Cold Weld Process  Engine Block Repairs  Arc, Acy. Welding  Precision Machinists  Phone 54 Residence 152  PENINSULA   TELEVISION  Radio and TV  SALES & SERVICE  Phone Gibsons 303  A. E. RITCHEY  TRACTOR  WORK  Clearing,   Grading,   Excavating  Bulldozing, Clearing Teeth  FOR RENT  Arches, Jacks, Pumps  Phone Gibsons 176  FOR ANYTHING ELECTRICAL  call  Sun-Co Electric Co. Ltd.  WIRING and HEATING  ���   We Serve  the Peninsula  Bob Little ��� Phone Gibsons 162  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  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  Radios,  Appliances,   TV Service  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized GE Dealer  ���  ������        ���    -���-������. i  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  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. SICOTTE  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 296F  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTOR  HELP YOUR RED CROSS  DIRECTORY (Coniinued)  FOR BRICKLAYING  CUT  STONE  &  SLATE   WORK  Ph. Gibsons 217Q  A. R. Simpkins  RENEE'S  SPORTSWEAR  & LINGERIE SHOP  Gibsons 41R  CHILDREN'S  WEAR  KITTEN & DALKEITH  SWEATERS  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  MARSHALL'S   PLUMBING  HEATING  &  SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134, 329 or 33  SIM ELECTRIC LTD.  all types  ELKCTRICAL  WORK  Phone Sechelt  161  Eves. 130 or 19R  MARINE MEN'S WEAR  We carry a full line of men's  clothing and accessories  'i-  Suits tailored to measure  Stock suits and topcoats  -f  Branded lines of work clothing  Boots ��� Shoes ��� Slippers  *  Luggage  ���>  Jewellery ��� watches  Clocks ��� Electric shavers  Necklaces ��� earrings ��� rings  etc., etc.  Phone 2  ���  Gibsons, B.C.  SMITH'S HEATING  CHIMNEY & OIL STOVES  SERVICED  Phone  Gibsons   177K  THRIFTEE STORES  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, BC.  Headquarters for Wool  Phone Gibsons 34F  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  MAX PROPP  CHARTERED   ACCOUNTANT  3346 West 41st Ave.  Vancouver 13, B.C.  Telephone AMhurst 6-6845  Gibsons 151  DORIS BEAUTY SALON  GIBSONS  Up to date hair styling  Permanents  For appointment Ph Gibsons 38  L. GORDON BRYANT  NOTARY PUBLIC  at  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     CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone  GIBSONS 100  John Tom  DAVIS & ROBILLIARD  Sechelt, B.C.  Electrical Contractors  "Do it yourself?"  "We   con-du-it best!"  Commercial, Industrial and  Residential  Wiring  and  Repairs  Electrical Heating installed  Phones: Office  23.  Res:   146G   and   59F.  STANLEY W.  DICK<=ON  Accountant and Auditor  GARDEN BAY  PENDER HARBOUR  (Next to Lloyd's Store)  Phone Pender Harbour 353  SAND~��� GRAVEIL  CEMENT  BUILDING MATERIALS  TRUCK & LOADER RENTAL  FOR DRIVEWAYS. FILL, etc.  SECHELT  BUILDING    SUPPLIES  Phone Sechelt 60  Evenings,  173  or  234  PENINSULA  FUELS  W.   FUHRMANN. prop.  Wood,  coal, Prest-o-logs  Phone Gibsons 95JM  BY ORV MOSCRIP  Dorothy Smith in the Peninsula Commercial League led  all the bowlers this week with  761 (341). Len Pilling, Gibsons  League, came up with a 722  (261 &  259).  League scores: Ladies  League ��� Julie Robinson 604,  Betty Tyson 230; Gibsons ���  Helen Thorburn 590 (211) Dor-  een Crosby 211, Len Pilling  722 (261, 259); Pender ��� Mar-  lene Dubois 634 (321), Dick  Wise 648, Ron Pockrant 284;  Port Mellon ��� Sally Whitty  587, Evelyn Shadwell 241,  Alec Robertson 586, Bernel  Marleau 281; Peninsula Commercial ��� Dorothy Smith 761  (341) Sam McKenzie 670 (278);  Sports Club ��� Tony Tschai-  kowsky 644 (265), Dorothy  Smith 644 (248); Ball & Chain  ��� Marilyn Woolner 542, Polly  Chamberlain 238, Jess Mathews 626 (258).  Team of the Week: Village  Bakery No. 2 (Penn. Comm.)  2850 (1093). Runner-up, Shell  Oil (Gibsons) 2783, Kingpins  (Sports Club) 992.  In the Ten Pins, the Kinsmen couldn't catch Home Oil  but didn't lose any ground as  each took three points. This  leaves Kinsmen still 2 points  behind the leaders. Individual  scores ��� Ron Robinson 516,  Chris Johnson 197.  Team of the Week: Pender  2266, Peninsula Hotel 801.  Booklet  outlines  meat industry  A 32-page two color booklet  on the Canadian Meat industry which has just been published by the Meat Packers  Council of Canada, presents for  the first time a graphic and  comprehensive picture of the  development and operation of  one of the country's leading industries.  Beginning with the early settlers who relied on wild-life  for their meat the story traces  the industry's progress from  the first Canadian packing  plant built in 1854 in Toronto  up to the present time.  "Today meat processing is  ranked the fifth among industries in Canada and the importance of telling the story of  its role in the nation's economy and health has long been  overdue," says E.S. Manning,  managing director of the council. "We believe the brochure  will serve a useful purpose and  will prove both informative  and educational."  Initial distribution of the  brochure has been provided  for schools, libraries, extension workers, home economists  livestock organizations, 4-H  Clubs and other interested  groups.  Do not strike  R.E. Wilkins, P.Eng., president of the Association of Professional Engineers of B.C., has  issued the following statement  concerning government employ  ed professional engineers, in  connection with the publicized  strike action by provincial civil servants:  All professional engineers in  British Columbia, including  those employed by the provincial government, are subject to  a strict code of ethics administered by this association under  the Engineering Profession act.  Tliis code prohibits strike action because a professional en-  gmer's first responsibility is to  the public. For this reason, in  common with the other learned professions they are specifically exempt from, the provisions of the Labour Relations  act.  Professional engineers employed by the province belong  to a professional group known  as the B.C. Government Employee Group of Professional  Engineers, which deals directly with the employer on matters of remuneration and welfare. 8 Coast News, March 26, 1959  Guaranteed    Watch   &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris* Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  EXPERT  ATTEN FI  TO  OUTBOARD   &  INBOARD MOTORS  SOLNIK'S  SERVICE STATION  Sechelt Highway  GIBSONS 220K  SALES & SERVICE  FOR  NEW McCULLOUGH  CHAIN SAWS  Self Oiling  SCOTT-ATWATER  OUTBOARD MOTORS  Sechelt  Lockers  NEVER  CONSISTENTLY  UNDERSOLD!  This Week's  SPECIALS  GSIADE    A  10 - 16 lb.  Roasiin  Chicken  FREEZER PACKS are  our SPECIAL FIELD.  We offer the ONLY  COMPLETE Freezer  Service on the Peninsula  Cut, Wrapped  &  Flash  Frozen  The Store of Quality  Phone SECHELT 1  (By Bill Nichols)  The newly formed Peninsula  Boxing Club took its first step  towards successful organization Saturday night with a six  bout card at Gibsons School  Hall, watched by about 200  fans.  Tlie club was formed five  weeks ago by Frank Zantolas,  long a prcfcninent figure in  Port Mellon boxing of past  years. His assistants, Ted Hume  Dan Bergnach and Bob Wilson  all have past ring experience  and are qualified for this type  of work. Workouts, are held  every Thursday night at 7:30  in the Port Mellon Community  Hall and those interested will  be more than welcome.  Saturday night's show opened fast with a free-swinging  battle between Grant Monroe  and Ricky Brady, both 10, both  of Port Mellon.  Tne second bout brought together two tall 15-year-olds,  from Gibsons, Wally Venechuk  and Howard Kinne. The latter  showed real promise with a  two-fisted attack that kept  Venechuk untracked most of  the fight but Wally proved he  was game. With a little more  experience he will be tough  to handle.  Steve Macklam and Bob  Crosby, 9 and 8 respectively;  of Port Mellon, clashed in the  evening's third scrap. The wild  swinging Macklam carried the  fight most of the way although  the more cautious Crosby dis*-  Help for  tired feet  The Pacific National Exhibition is going to do something  about its "tenderfoot" visitors.  They will be able to tour the entire 174 acres of Fair grounds  witihout giving a thought to those  aching feet of past years.  The PNE this year will have  a trackless train service that  will reach from one en(d of the  park to the other. Small trains  have proved" their popularity at  several large amusement and exhibition parks in Canada and  the U.S. Outstanding examples  are the Canadian National Exhibition and Disneyland.  The PNE's trackless trains  will stop at ar.jj** point along the  route to allow passengers to get  off. Main depot will be near the  Forum.  The trains will have the curious mechanical faculty of following in their own footsteps.  When the engine makes a turn  the trailing carriage will not cut  corners to follow. They will continue on to the point where the  engine makes the turn before  duplicating the maneuver.  TRADE  CONFERENCE  The Hon. R. W. Bonner, Q.C,  minister of industrial development, trade, and commerce announces an Industrial and Trado  Conference will be held May 11  and 12 at the University of British Columbia.  The conference, sponsored by  the department of industrial development, trade, and commerce  will be the first of its kind to  be held in British Columbia.  played a stinging sneak right  that slowed young Steve down  a little.  Next came heavyweights  Ray; Puchalsi, aged 5 and Pat  Keogh, age 7 in a battle that  brought the house down. Both  boys seemed oblivious of the  big crowd as they battled toe  to toe for three rounds.  Dennis Mulligan, 12, of Gibsons, and Rocky Zantolas, 11  of Port Mellon met head on in  the fifth bout. This was a real  battle between two good looking young fighters,. They fought  in wild flurries at times but  otherwise displayed good ring  pohze for beginners ,  In the wind-up Bruce Wilson  met  plucky little   Gene  Pearl  in a real slug-fest The 13-year-  old Wilson is another excellent  young prospect although little  Pearl proved to be quite a  handful as he fought back fur.  iously whenever in trouble.  After the final bell, master  of ceremonies Joe O'Brian  called all the boys into the ring  and the big crowd gave them  a well deserved standing ovation  The show proved to be an  unqualified success and most  of the credit must go to Mr.  Zantolas who is forming a club  the 'Peninsula has lacked for  so long.  A second card is planned for  the near future. Time and  place will be announced later.  Port Mellon news notes  By   Mrs. J.  Macey  Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Brown  and son Eric have returned from  their vacation. Tliey motored to  Phoenix, 'Tucson, Nagales on the  Mexican border and the Grand  Canyon in Arizona. They also  visited Palm Sprigs, Cal.  Roland Marleau has returned  to Port Mellon where he will  resume his duties at the Seaside  Hotel.  Mrs. Annie Moody leaves the  cafeteria here to open her own  trailer coffee shop at Castlegar.  B.C.  The W.A. of Port Mellon Coni-  n__*nity Church held its monthly  meeting at the home of Mrs. S.  Klett Tues., March 10. After  business was attended to refreshments were served. A guest was  Mrs. Al Boyes, a former member, njow a resident of Gibsons.  Mrs. Pat Quarrie with Denise  an3 Trevor visited relatives in  Vancouver recently.  Frank West left last Fridaj*  morning by plane via the polar  route from Vancouver to Amsterdam. From there he will go on  to Switzerland, where his mother  died last week.  The P. Strikes have moved into tEeir new home at No. 13  Crescent drive. The Norm Ru.  dolphs will move into the Strikes  former home.  Gerta aaid David Sherman  were home from U.B.C. for a  recent weekend.  Misses Betty Caston. Alice  Johnson and Louise Kurrt, members of a party of The United  Church Youjng Peoples Group  visiting Gibsons, were also  guests of the J. Mantons of Hillside on Sunday.  Mr. arvl Mrs. C. B. Davies left  Vancouver by plane on Sunday  to spend several weeks at Hono-  lula. While there they will be  guests at the Reif Hotel.  The E.C. Shermans spent the  weekend in Vancouver.  The cafeteria was the setting  of a mi*r.*:ellaneou:s shower for  Paula Moore, whose marriage  to Pierre Comeau has been announced for April 18. After the  gifts were opened the bride-to-  be cut. a cake especially decor,  ated by Mrs. B. Campbell of  Langdale. Refreshments were  served to about 30 guests. Hostess?;: were Mir.-_.es Dorothy Latham. Frances Lien, Mrs. K.  Gallier and Mrs. L. Brady.  Port Mellon Community  club held its annual elections  last week and the following officers will preside this year:  President,  Merle  Nelson*  first  THE OLD HOME TOWN  i��th*��J a. L ru��i oaa  _^__ By STANLEY  1(~���ALITOMATIC DISHWASHER-^~N  )>- V/*=LL-- NOTEXACTIM'-��� HET TAKES  (    A -.ITTU--' URGING ��� SOMETIMES  >A GOOD JOLT BEFORE HE HOPS  TO IT��� BUT HE REALL-V RAYS  , OFF FOI5 BI5EAKASE-  ANPHOWi','  vice-p-resident, W.W. Brown;  second vice-president, Roy Fin-  ley: recording secretary, Mrs.  I. Lowden; corresponding secretary, Mrs. V. Helina; treasurer, Frank West. The trustees  are Mrs. L. Weston, Jeff Legh,  Narcisse Marleau and Jim  Swan.  The third annual St. Patrick's Day tea sponsored by  the group committee for the  Scouts and Cubs assisted by  Guides* and Brownie��, was held  Sat., March 21 in the Community Hall. The St. 'Patrick and  Shamrock theme was used to  decorate the hall. The tables  were decorated by Mrs. B.  Strayhorn. Tea was served by  members of the committee and  volunteer helpers. The pour-  eiB were J. Munro and R. Gill.  Although the ladies helped behind the scenes the tea, and  pouring was managed beautifully by the men sponsoring  the tea. There was also a well  supplied table of home baking  ?nd candies for sale.  Mrs. Max Enemark is: visiting her mother in Swift Current, Sask.  VISITING PARENTS  Miss Marian McKee, with a  friend, Barbara Taylor, is visiting the former's parents, Dr.  and Mrs. W.N. McKee of Sechelt. Both girls are nurses: at  the Uniersity of Alberta hospital at Edmonton.  BMANCS YOUR WM8S  ���������SAWWUKTiREfr  Les Way reveals his past  Leslie C. Way, generally  known as Mr. Weekly Press of  British Columbia was speaker  at the annual dinner meeting  of Powell River Board of  Trade March 14 when Mr. and  Mrs. Harold Wilson Danny  Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Lowe  from Garden Bay and Mr. and  Mrs. Larsen from Madeira  Park attended.  Mr. Way gave a humorous  talk on his early experiences in  weekly publication at Powell  River in competition with Al  Alsgard who now publishes the  Powell River News.  Mr. Alsgard was installed as  president and J.J. Galbraith as  vice-president by Reeve R.A  Weaver. Frank Noseworthy, re  tiring president was presented  with a gavel. Mrs. Noseworthy  was presented with a bouquet  of flowers. The executive and  president of the Sunshine Coast  Tourist Association were  guests.  fflmfflM  GIBSONS  BUSINESS HOURS AS USUAL  OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND  WEEKDAYS  7.30 a.m. ��� 10 p.m.  SUNDAYS  9.30 a.m. ��� 10 p.m.  Same Night ��� Same Time ��� Same Place  GIANT  BINGO  Thurs. Mar. 26  I  GIBSONS SCHOOL HALL - 8 p.m. SHARP  BIG CASH PRIZES I  $5 - $10 - $15 - $25 - $50  Don't Miss First Game $10  SUNSHINE COAST WELFARE FUND  I  I  SPECIAL DINNER  EASTER SUNDA V  OA       5.30 to  UD " 8.30 p.m.  FINEST FOODS  TASTEFULLY SEWED  FOR RESERVATIONS  Phone GIBSONS 70R  rdmy, March 28  Community Hall, Roberts Creek  WITH  AND HIS  TICKETS $1.50 More    than   100  varieties  of  dates are grown in Saudi Arabia.  GIBSONS  THURS. MARCH, 26  8 p.m.  ALL PROCEEDS FOR EASTER  SEALS CAMPAIGN and  CRIPPLED CHILDREN'S  LOCAL  CAMP  Come on up ��� enjoy a pleasant  evening ��� win prizes ��� help  the Crippled Children.  GEE-HAW-AND WATCH THE TIDE ��� Seining with horses out of  Astoria in Columbia River (Courtesy, Mirs. Clara Miles)  iffF��.-jif-^rKa_i��-i-iti-ii����-'~"-"~'-*'"��*1  ���iiiimiiii-maii""'^ I  IVIission Orange  A fine Orange Soft Drink made with  California Valencia Oranges  FOR YOUR HOLIDAY  Lumber - Cement  Paint - Hardware  Roofing - Insulation  Plumbing  FULL LINE OF  CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS  Hilltop Building Supp!  Phone GIBSONS 221  PARKAY MARGARINE       2 lbs. 69��  M. B. CORN    2 for 2S��  PACIFIC MILK    .-       Case $7.69  CIGARETTES  All Brands     Ctn$2.89  WIENERS          lb. 39p  EASTER EGGS  CHOCOLATES ��� NOVELTIES  ������������|y|H See  Our New Selectiion of Sports Shirts  IfllLil-  Just Arrived ��� They're Dandies!  PRICED FROM $4.75  STANF1ELD UNDERWEAR   $4.75  RUBBER BOOTS ��� 10% OFF LilST PRICE  TIME TO PLANT  COMPLETE STOCK OF  SEEDS ��� FERTILIZERS  OPEN  SUNDAYS - 12 - 4 p.m_  WHERE QUALITY COUNTS  Note New Phone No.  3���2^  ; "They baited gear, chopped  '��� ice and sang the song of free  men. They pulled oars, hauled  long lines and mended nets.  Their boats sank or were hammered to splinters in rain-  thick darkness and many never saw port lights again. But  they always went out once  more, these rough and gallant  fishermen, always with the  dream of hitting the big  school."  This quotation from the fore  word of a new Superior "This  Was" picture history, "Fish  and Ships," sets the tone and  temper of a book in every way  as gallant as the men and  tasks it   portrays.  The scene is the North Pacific from the Columbia River  to.Bristol Bay. There are two  authors and they know what  they are about. A.K. Larssen  is one of those who sang the  song of free men, a fisherman  in Norway and Pacific waters  and a writer of the life he has  lived. Ralph W. Andrews is  long skilled in this picture  book technique, having five to  his credit in the logging and  seafaring fields.  With rare and revealing photographs, many never before  published, these men present  the commercial fishing story  from the viewpoint of the men  themselves. From primitive Indian methods, early beach and'  horse seining, the photos range  to the salteries, canneries and  traps in the cod, halibut and  salmon industries* and including whaling and sealing. The  tales of ships and men are  equally vivid in depicting the-  stark reality of the lonely'v_:  gilsi and sheer courage in calm  seas  and rough.  Superior    Publishing    Company,   Box   2190,   Seattle   11,  Wash., also announces for fall  another   maritime  volume   by  Gordon  Newell and   Joe   Williamson,   "Pacific Coastal Liners," in their series of picture  books    covering    deep    water  ships of  the Pacific.  A   third  fall   book   is   "Pacific    Slope  Railroads" by George B. Abdill  For May) Superior is bring,  ing out Bob  and Ira Spring's  "High Worlds of the Mountain  Climber," displaying the magnificent  work    of   the   world-  famous photographers in snow,  ice and rock,   and  Charles P.  Fox's "A Ticket to the Circus"  picture  and text story of   the  "Incredible Ringling Brothers"  All five books are of the same  showpiece   pattern   and    size,  8V2" x 11", all of the highest  printed quality.  Halfmoon Bay  By PAT WELSH  Spring has arrived on the  Sunshine Coast. Pussy willows.  Golden Forsythia, Red Currast  and Japonica are in full bloom.  Crocus and Daffodils make the  gardens gay with color and  violets shed their perfume on  the air. What a fitting welcome for Easter.  A church service will be  held at tlie Redwel Community  hall, Welcome Beach, Easter  Sunday, March 29 at 4 p.m  Canon Alan Greene, D.D. will  officiate.  Welcome Pass. Garden Club  will hold a sale of plants.,  shrubs, bulbs and flowers at  the Redwel hall, Saturday.  March 28 from 2 to 4 p.m., admission free. Refreshments  will cost 35 cents. Come and  buy  Easter  gifts  of plants  Square dancing is in full  swing at the weekly meeting  of the Redwel Recreation Commission group. Maurice Hem-  street was caller on the night  of March 19. There was a splendid attendance.  Adding to the merriment  was the serving of birthday  cakes, to two of the members,  Mrs. R. Stewart, who confessed  to being all of 23 and to Mr.  J. Sather who frankly admitted this as his,  79th, bidthday.  Mrs. J. Cooper entertained  at a luncheon on Saturday.  March 21. Miss Marilyn Cooper was home for the weekend  a ed assisted in serving.  Mrs. K. Joy of West Vancouver is the guest of Mr. and  Mrs. E. White for o few days.  Weekending at Welcome  Beach were Mr. Burdette and  Mr. Cook. Mr. S. LaFaux and  his brother came up for the  finishing touches of the S. La-  Faux's new home at Redroofs.  They expect to spend the Easter holiday here.  Members of the All Time  Favorites Talent Club met at  the home of Mrs. S. Stillwell.  March 20 with Beverly Ness  in  the   chair. The  club  has a  white rabbit as a mascot, to be  known as Mr. Mascot. The  boys will hold a slumber party  at the summer home of Mr.  and Mrs. J. Nygard, Thorman-  by Island as soon as the weather   warms   up.    They   have  Coast News, March 26, 1959 9  started on their bottle drive to  obtain funds for the Club. Mem  bers are plasning on presenting a play. Next meeting will  be held at the home of Mra.  Stillwell, March 27, 7 p.m.  WANT ADS ARE REAL SALESMEN  DELICIOUS  CAKES - PIES - PASTRIES  PRODUCTS FRESH _ PRICES RIGHT  VILLAGE BAKERY  Phone SECHELT 49  MARCH 30  SECHELT THEATRE  FRL, SAT. ��� MARCH 27 & 28  TOMMY SANDS ��� LILI GENTLE  "SING BOY SING"  EASTER SUNDAY MIDNIGHT SHOW  THE BOWERY BOYS  "HOLD THAT LINE"  EASTER WEEK  NEW SHOW NIGHTLY ��� MONDAY  DIRK BOGARD  "StfVBBA"  TECHNICOLOR  TUESDAY ��� MARCH 31  RANDOLPH SCOTT ��� J. HOLDEN  "BUCHANAN RIDES ALONE"  TECHNICOLOR  WEDNESDAY ��� APRIL 1  BRANDON DE WILDE ��� LEE MARVIN  -"MISSOURI TRAVELLER"  TECHNICOLOR  THURSDAY ��� APRIL 2  ROBERT RYAN ��� ALDO RAY  f  6i  It  for the Season  HOLIDAY RESORT  UNDAY, MARCH 29  RUSTIC DINING ROOM ��� EXCELLENT CUISINE  CABINS - BOATS - FISHING  SUNSHINE  COAST  HIGHWAY  Phone SECHELT 142Y  Police Court  In Magistrate Johnston's  court, Gordon Alexander Plows  Gibsons, was fined $15 for failing to have 1959 license plates  affixed to his vehicle.  William Joseph Sound, Sechelt, remanded in custody  March 9 on a charge of assault, was sentenced to time  spent in custody on being  found guilty, and entered into  recognizance of $500 to keep  the peace for the ensuing six  months.  John Stewart, Ganges, was  fined $15 for failing to dim his  headlights.  James Anderson, Powell River, Ian McLean, Roberts  Creek and Harry Lloyd Simpson, Rusikin, were each fined  $25 for speeding.  William Francis Johnson, Sechelt, was fined $15 for being  intoxicated on the Indian reserve. ,  Marcell Lavigne, Gibsons,  and Iby Anderson, Halfmoon  Bay, were each fined $15 for  parking on the highway.  ��.W..l.J.l.l����lll^l1^J.,��.���,,,,.,.,������,,,���J.���^���  Stays bright for years!  Washing and scrubbing can't harm Super  Wall-Tone's sparkling beauty. It's made  from a latex rubber base that dries to  form a tough, easily-washable finish. No  mixing or thinning . . . leaves no streaks  or lap marks. Stays lovely year after  year.  Beatcfy  FOR ALL V0UR PAINTING NEEDS!  105-P  BY GIVlKfi"  Phone SECHELT 51 s  Further enhancement to the  appearance of Sechelt's main  street is noted with the completion of the new building  ���housing  Anne's   Flower  Shop.  Formal opening of the new  Robert D. Wright, N.D.  NATUROPATHIC     PHYSICIAN  Graduate of  Cal.   Chiropractic   College,   Etc.  MON., WED.. FRI 1 to 4 p.m.  or   any time  fay  appointment  PHONE 172-W ��� GIBSONS  10 Coast News, March 26, 1959  commodious premises will be  held Thursday and Saturday.  March 26 and 28. There will  be free corsages for the ladies,  also coffee and cookies.  Anne Kurluk, owner and operator of the new store, announces she is expanding the  business to embrace a full line  of garden tools, tractors, etc.,  in addition to her usual stock  of seeds.,, shrubs, fruit trees,  plants and fertilizers.  Another innovation is the  sale of budgies, canaries and  goldfish, also bulk foods for  these pets.  u iUW ni i i'mfwrywr?M*WL*^fif*11' -**m'*^^j r* _-"**-j"-wii_--"'^***-*i  Like crops, trees can be grown.  ..-����-��im.i��niniilill.  ������""-'���"-           '"Ifl  H    B    13  Tile It Yourself With  SINK TOP ��� BACK SPLASH  BATHROOM WALLS ��� COUNTERS  PLANTERS  JUST GLUE THEM ON  6 BEAUTIFUL PASTEL SHADES  Gibsons Building Supplies Ltd  Phone GIBSONS 53  Power Outage  Electric power will be interrupted in the following area as follows:  Tuesday, March 31, approximately 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.  affecting Gibsons rural and Gower Point areas on  Sunshine Coast Highway west of Ridgeway ^otel  to Cemetery corner including Gower Point road,  Pratt Road, Chast*ei* road and Reid road west.  The outage is necessary to permit B.C. Electric line crews' to  carry out maintenance and construction work for the improvement to service.  B.C. ELECTRIC Co. Ltd.  Under IVIanagenient of  GEORGE BURNETT  Dinin  PHONE 17  ontimses to  Phone SECHELT 51  Despite inclement weather  the new Sechelt School activities hall W��i3 filled and overflowing March 20 when the  Family Night concert, sponsored by the P.T.A., took place.  The program was opened by  the Sechelt accordion band  with several rousing numbers,  followed by recitations, piano  solos and duets that were well  received by an enthusiastic  audience. The lively dancing  of the junior and senior square  dancing groups left the crowd  in a toe-tapping mood, and a  well trained campfire group  singing songs was the contribution of the Sechelt Cub pack  under their leader Gerry  Fahrni.  Dianne McDonald performed  her tap and acrobatic dances  in her finished style, and Roberta Postelthwaite, as Madam  Uproar, caused quite an uproar  with her novelty renditions; of  "Songs that Linger" accompanied by some very hilarious  dancing. The Wilson Creek  Children's choir and the Chor-  aliers under the direction of  H. Roberts were much enjoyed.  Wendy Yates, gold medallist,  added a touch of drama by reciting The Highwayman, and  received thunderous applause  from the entranced audience.  The Great Magical Act was a  splendid spoof whem Morris  Hemstreet chopped Jim Plum-  ridge in half, much to the excitement and joy of the younger children in the audience.  At the close of the program  George Page, the genial master  of ceremonies thanked Mrs.  Critchell for taking charge of  the concert and for her hard  work and advice, and then  called on Mrs. Pearl Tyson,  the PTA president. Mrs. Tyson  explained the use of the moneys made by the PTA and then  presented Mr. J. Strachan, tlie  school principal with a cheque  for new uniforms for the  school band.  The children taking part  were Ruby and Uenda Stroshein, Corky Parsons, Merilee  Fahrni, Heather Lang, Myona  Stro_iihein, Dianne McDonald,  Carole Kennedy, Phyllis Tyson, Peter Hemstreet and children in the Wilson Creek choir  and Accordion Band.  Gun Club  hold shoots  Sechelt Peninsula Rod and  Gun Club held its annual  spring prize shoot on Sunday  on the club grounds at Wilson  Creek. There was a variety of  competition for large rifle,  shotgun and -22 rifle enthusiasts.  Winners on the large rifle  targets) were R.W. Gray, Jack  Clements and Bill McNaughton  Mrs. Peggy Connor won twice  with the .22 and Dan Currie  once.  Tlie shotgun sharpshooters  competed in stnipe shooting, 8  or better and a miss and out  elimination and a 'buddy'  shoot. Winners were Ted Osborne three times*, Frank Jor-  genson, Gordon Lennox and  Jack Clements. Chris Smith  and Rudy Crucil were the winning team in the 'buddy' trap  shoot. Winners on a lucky  throw were Butch Ono and  Roy Nygren.  A good variety of useful  prizes had been purchased  from C & S Sales and Service  and Parker's Hardware, Sechelt, and one was donated bv  Cliff's Shell Service. Several  spectators took advantage of  the fine weather to see the  shooter�� in action.  The club's next activity is an  invitational meet on Sunday  March 29, with he Powell River Malaspina Rod and Gun  Club. Twentyi are expected  from the Visiting club.  _BHag8b~  VANCOUVER  LAND  RECORDING DISTRICT  Take Notice   that  Francis  W.  Stone, and Ruth A. Stone, and  Delbert H. Stewart, and Grace  W. Stewart intend to apply for  a lease  of  the   following described   lands,   situate   on   the  North Arm of Secret Cove on  ,the    Sechelt/    Peninsula;    the  easterly  portion  of the   north  arm of Secret Cove, being a*o-  prox'imately the  easterly  half  of Lot 6353, for the construction   of   an    earth  filled   dam  and   development  of   a   small  boat  moorage  basin.  Allan  F.   Campney  Agent  for  the  applicants.  (Continued from Page 1)  south-western corner. Future  population would have to  cpread out in such areas as  Peace River, Cariboo and  other areas.  Communications concerned  roads, pipe and power lines  and Mr. Melville regarded  Mr. Bennett's $100,000,000 for  roads yearly for the next ten  years as not enough. Roadli*  were a means of increasing  populations and where roads-  were established there the people settled. Gas pipe-lines and  the PGE railway he regarded  as definite constructive efforts  for the development of the  ���province.  Our oil, gas and coal resources are hardly tapped, he  said, adding that energy, meaning power to produce, and our  resources coupled with the fact  we are a seaboard province  places us in an advantageous  position because our products  can be laid down with ease at  any point in the world.  Our electric power consumption is a tremendous problem  for the future. The story of  the Columbia river and power  was one of procrastination and  our friend�� to the south who  delayed the St. Lawrence waterway project for some 30  years have also delayed the  Columbia project. If the river  problem had been settled years  ago we could have power stations much cheaper than we  can build them today. He regarded the Fraser River power  wastage as a tragedy and he  thought the power versus fish  problem  could be solved.  Industry he said, needed  new wealth and during the last  five years some five millions  of dollars of new capital was  invested in the province. Why?  Well, we hold some of the  trump cards in our natural resources but we need to do  more of the processing rignc  here in the province rather  than export raw products. We  have high wages in British Columbia but we face a precarious  position in high cost production competing with low cost  structures  elsewhere.  British Columbia requires  a greater number of secondary  industries! instead of allowing  cur natural resources* to develop other areas.  "You and I have got to der  comething about it," he told  his listeners. "We are the people who are going to have to  do it, not the man down the  street."  Before he closed Mr. Melville said he regarded Bill 43,  the anti-labor legislation passed recently in Victoria was a  good thing for labor and that  the -sound unionist had nothing,  to fear.  DIES IN OTTAWA  Mrs. Tom Foley, 40, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.G. Findlay of Wilson Creek died in  hospital in Ottawa She was the  wife of Tom Foley, manager of  radio station CFRA in Ottawa.  She also leaves two brothers  and four daughters.  More than 13,000 wives and  relatives of hospitalized veterans  were overnight guests at the  eight Red! Cross lodges last year.  Take Oyf ��refers A Specialty  Our CHICKEN and MEAT WES  are guaranteed or money refunded  Our NEW POLICY includes A LA CARTE  Service in the Coffee House at Vancouver Prices  Our SMORGASBORD is unsurpassed  on the Sunshine Coast  All you can eat for $1.85  . MARCH 28  8:30 p.m-  BUD BLATCHFORD,   Caller  Greetings from ...  s Wear  GIBSONS, B.C. ��� Phone 2  DA  K3M* m  Loveliest Beach Area  on the Sunshine Coast  MOST ATTRACTIVE MODERN HOME ��� AS NEW  IT'S A REAL DREAM HOME  CONVENIENT ��� COSY ��� GRAND VIEW       .��  LOCATED ON LARGE WATERFRONT LOT  BEST VIEW LOCATION THERE  Phone GIBSONS 44

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