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 Provincial Library,  j Victoria, B. C.  JUST  FINE  FOOD  DANNY'S  DINING ROOM  -Phone GIBSONS 140  SERVING  THE  GROWING SUNSHINE  COAST  Published in Gibsons, B.C. Volume 12, Number 17, April 23,   1959.  RAY  WHITING  RADIO-CONTROLLED  PHONE      9^0     GIBS0NS  24 HR. COURTEOUS SERVICE  _*---  The Thrill That Comes Once in a Lifetime  r  A WEBSTER CLASSIC  over toi  The Red Cross drive during  March will result in a cheque  for approximately $800 going  to provincial headquarters as  the result of the hard work  by the numerous: canvassers  who diligently worked from  house to house.  Rev. David Donaldson, president of the Gibsons-Port Mellon branch has expressed pleasure at the results of the work  done by the local organization  and offers his sincere thanks  for their devoted efforts. Ted  Henniker's Bank of Montreal  staff also drew the praise of  Mr. Donaldson for their part  in looking after various aspects of the work. Fred Cruice,  Coast News editor, was campaign manager.  The total of about $800 in-  luded $125 from the plup mill  staff at 'Port Mellon.  Those taking peart in the  canvass were Mrs. H. Chaster,  Mrs. M. King, Mr. Bedford,  Mrs. Morris, Mrs. Mainil, Mrs.  O. Hincks, Mrs*. A.C. Puchalski,  Mrs. N. Turner, Mrs. W.G.  Brown, Mrs. H. Weinhandl,  Mrs. H.E. Cochrane, Mrs. ��� A.  Propp, Mrs, Boyce, Mrs. N.  McKenzie, Mrs. W. Duncan,  Mrs. J. Warwick, Mrs. Kean,  Mrs. E. Kemp, Mrs. H. Rei-  chelt, Mrs. J.B. Allen, Mrs. V.  Bracewell, Mrs. R. Kruse and  Mrs.  McKinnon.  Roberts Creek  The annual Roberts Creek  Red Cross drive has come to a  satisfactory end with receipts  totalling $287.80. Those in  charge of the drive have tendered to all canvassers and  those persons who so generously donated to this worthwhile  cause, their grateful thanks.  The annual Red Cross drive  in this district has always been  racfeived with heartfelt interest and canvassers report interest is still keen in work done  by the Red Cross in Canada  and elsewhere.  ST/MUL-ATeD "TR-r  (y\(\& IN ATIO,\l  �� m�� Tort Hm,M TiibwM !�����  Board of Trade  navigation lights  Easter Seals  collect $1,200  Ozzie Hicks, chairman of tbe  Kiwanis Easter Seals campaign  reports a total of $1200 collected to date in the Easter  Seals. He regards this as gratifying and shows a nice increase   over last  year's drive.  The Kiwanis club has expressed its appreciation for  this  fine suport.  While the active work is  over funds are needed to carry  on the work of the Kiwanis  Crippled Children's Camp at  Wilson Creek and any (contribution will be of much assistance to this worthwhile project.  Some kind anonymous person mailed in $20 as a contribution, a happy gift indeed.  The executive of the Gibsons  and District Board of Trade  met at the home of Robert  Holden Monday night and it  was evident .by the full turnout and enthusiasm shown that  the board is much alive.  Through the board's efforts  a blinking light is to be established on Popham Island which  will be of service to all coming into Gibsons. The Merchant's Guild of Vancouver has  announced their efforts have  resulted- in a similar light on  Roger Curtis Point on Bowen  Island. The blinker light in  Gibsons harbor will be speeded  up so it blinks almost twice as  many times per minute as it  does now.  Lights have been repaired on  Gib-sons dock and with a.wa^n,- ,  ing that "the*d'epaHmerit cannot  continue indefinitely to repair  them. It is up to those using  the cock to neip ponce it from  vandalism to the lights.  Through the board's efforts  the Post Office department has  modernized the lofcal parcel  post regulations so you can  nc��.v mail parcels in Gibsons  for up coast points such as Sechelt or Halfmoon Bay. Before  this they had to go to Vancouver and back the ne-xt day.  A wharfinger is to be instal-  Principal to  Fi  l<  itli  Big program  at high school  Elphinstone High School  Variety Night April 30 will see  students and adults taking part  including instrumental selections by the Peninsula Orchestra directed by Miss Mclntyre  of Pender Harbour and a piano  solo by Miss Betty Allen of  Roberts Creek.  There will also be displays  and exhibits of school work in  its various departments, taking in woodwork, metalwork,  art, sculpture, ceramics, clothing and other items. There will  be other exhibits of education  value for the public) such as  lapidary work, copper tooling  and aluminum etching. To enable the public to take in the  various exhibits doors open at  7 p.m. During the intermission  there will be a sale of candy  and coffee by the Junior Red  Cross  and  Library Club.  Proceeds are for the school  project. On the entertainment  side there will also be vocal  solos by staff members, danc-  inc solos, a drama by the students, a gym class exhibit of  dancing, choral numbers by the  Peninsula Choraliers with Glee  Club selections by the students.  outline course  ElectiVes and alternatives offered to students at Elphinstone  High School will be outlined  by Principal W.S. Potter at  the montl-ly meeting of the  High School P.T.A. at the  school Monday evening, April  27.  The PTA held the largest of  conventions held in B.C. It is  at the conventions that resolutions and business to shape and  govern our present and future  forms of education are enacted. Mrs. Oviatt will give a  short report of convention happenings.  Also of interest will be a  plant sale. Anyone with shrubs  or plants to bring along for  the cause of the local scholarship and bursary fund would  be appreciated.  iremen lease  site for hall  Gibsons and Area Volunteer  Fire Dept. has acquired property from Mr. V. Daoust on the  North Road.  This will be the site of the  new Area Fire Hall Firemen  have cut the trees and are making plans to have a bulldozer  level the site.  Weather permitting, the area  firemen hope to have a work  party out on Sunday, April 26  to do some more clearing and  cleaning up on the newly acquired property. Any additional help would be appreciated.  The membership committee  announces Bruce Campbell of  Langdale, after serving his: probationary period of three  months, is now a full-fledged  member of  the Fire Services.  The department expresses  sincere thanks to the Shell Oil  Co. for a generous donation of  $50.  Club to join  Sechelt parade  Wilson Creek Community  Centre monthly meeting decided it would take part in Sechelt's May Day parade May  18 and final plans were made  for a variety concert to obtain  funds for a much-needed furnace in the hall.  Mr. B. Dombroski, the president, was chairman and the  secretary-treaeiurer, Mrs. Dorothy MacDonald, presented a  pleasing financial report. Duff  Zral, chairman of the recreation committee reported activities which included the starting up of the Little League  baseball team under direction  of Gus Crucil. Mr. Browning,  hospital committee representative gave a report on the meetings attended.  Scouters plan  May social  The April meeting of the  Sunshine Coast Boy Scout Association was held at the Totem  Room in Sechelt on April 9  with the president, Robert Gill  of Port Mellon presiding.  Written reports were received from the chairmen of the  group committees representing  Sechelt, Wilson Creek and  Roberts Creek, all reporting  favorable progress of Scouting.  A Scouters Social is being  planned for May at the Wilson  Creek Community Hall, the  date to be announced later.  However a tentatve date of  May 30 has been set.  Archery club  Seventeen persons attended  the first meeting of the Wilson  Creek Archery Club at the Wilson Greek Community Hall,  April 17.  Officers elected were: President, J.H. Macleod, vice-pres-  idpnt. Tom Morrison and secretary treasurer, Mrs. Bernie  Morrison. Mrs. Inga Morris was  appointed instructress.  Practice shoots will take  place Tuesdays and Fridays at  6:30 on the Community Hall  grounds. A public demonstration is planned for a later date.  led on the new Gibsons floats  and   dock   and   a    regulation  'charge will be made  to those  using the facilities other than  commercial fishermen.  The board has  circulated  a  petition to the government in  favor of the proposed herd law  and it contained some 312 signatures.  Walter Nygren, president, an  nounced next meeting will be  a ladies night dinner meeting  on May 18 when the speaker  -will talk on a Metropolitan  Water Board.  The meeting adjourned after  refreshments were served by  Mrs. Holden.  Changes in classifications for  the Sunshine Coast Fall Fair  this year have been announced  by the fair committee following a meeting at which the  Hems were discussed.  Ih the home cooking section  it war? unanimous that in future "mixes" would be discontinued. In the domestic science  classes it was decided metal  tops would be deleted from the  small jar exhibits of apple jelly, crab apple jelly, jams, jellies; and pickles.  In needlework something  new for something old will be  back and there will be a class  "any piece of knitting" for senior citizens. In, the weaving  section instead of three scarves  as an entry, one will be sufficient. A baby blanket class has  been added.  In hobbies replacing metal  work there will be three classes  of copper tooling, picture,  plariter or lamp. In junior handicraft, small driftwood novelties have been added.  FIX CLOCK  It will be time for a  change come next weekend when British Columbia goes on fast time, Sunday at 2 a.m.. Naturally  the annual argument as to  whether you put your  clock back or ahead will  arise.  So ��� to forestall any  such argument remember  this simple formula:  Spring ahead and Fall  backwards. This means  ycu put your clock ahead  for fast time in the Spring  and you put the clock back  A.>i$^*h$~i5.I.Uwhpn.���standard. ..  time rc-urns. Simple? To  most people, yes! To some  the argument continues!  The Sechelt Village Commission at the Municipal, Hall,  Wednesday, April 15, gave  third reading to Bylaw No. 40  which covers the annual budget.  Mrs. Christine Johnston,  chairman, stated the tax rate  will remain at 10 mills, but she  anticipates a raise in the school  mill rate. The main village expenditure will be on village  roads. A program of flush coating some of the roads has been  prepared by Louis Hansen,  chairman of the road committee.  The commission is seeking  the co-operation of the Sechelt  Board of Trade to have the  sanitary inspector cover only  Sechelt Peninsula rather than  his now extended district which  includes most of Howe Sound.  The appointment of village  clerk E.T. Rayner as fire prevention offcer was approved.  He will issue burning permits  within the village boundaries.  In connection with school  board figures while nothing official has been announced by  the board it is understood based on unofficial figures, Sechelt will supply 3.73 percent  of the total school budget,  which will amount to slightly  under $14,500. Gibsons municipality supplies almost six  percent of the budget and will  contribute less than $22,500 of  the budget. The rural area  which supplies more than 90  percent of the budget will contribute slightly less than $350,-  000.  Port Mellon celebrates  More than 200 persons attended a lunction which marked the opening of the new Seaside hotel at Port Mellon, as  guests of Canadian Forest Products, on Friday of last week.  C.B. Davies, manager of the  CFP Port Mellon pulp mill was  host aided by members of the  mill and hotel  staff.  The hotel, rebuilt after last  year's disasterous' fire which  demolished the upper storey,  has been switched around with  the main entrance now being  at the back instead of in the  front which simplifies the  movement of people from cars  to the hotel  interior.  Inside the rooms have been  done in pastel shades with differing color schemes in each  room along with furniture  which blends into the general  scheme. There is a lunch counter down stairs with an up-to-  date kitchen with tables as  well as counter stools.  In conjunction with the opening of the hotel, the first half-  ceiiiruy of Port Mellon is also  recognized by a condensation  of Pert Mellcr**':?. history from  the booklet published recently.  This condensation starts on  page 2, continues to page 3 and  then turns to page 8.  There is also a story about  the new hotel on page two  which deals with the hotel history from its early days which  go back as far as 1907. Tho  Port Mellon historical data  has been taken from the publication written and edited by  W.W. Brown and J.B. Stewart.  The article covering the history of Port Mellon was puo-  lkfaed in a centennial issue of  the Thunderbird which is published by the Port Mellon Community Association.  Dance revue prog ram lengthy  Bali te  Dave Flummerfelt, manager  of the Wilson Creek Little League Baseball team said 25 beys  turned out to the first practise session of this year. With  eight veterans returning Flum-  merfelt and coach Bruno Pra-  tico anticipate a smooth running organization.  Ray Rankin, last year's star  catcher has been elected team  captain. Gus Crucil, Doug Oike  and Chick Moorehouse who  were respectively manager and  coaches for the Wilson Creek  team from the time Little League commenced on the Peninsula four years ago have promised full co-operation with the  new coaching staff.  Dave Flummerfelt praised  Crucil, Oike and Moorhouse  for the fine work and long  hours they have given to the  Little League movement since  its inception on the Peninsula.  CHRISTIAN  ELMHOLDT  Ole Elmholdt, popular owner  of Ole's Cove near Secret Gov 3,  was bereaved last week by the  death of his father, Christian  Elmholdt, in Drammen, Norway. The elder Elmholdt was  88 and before retirement was  an artist of some note in his  native land. In addition to Ole,  he leaves his wife Birthe, in  Norway, two sons in Denmark  and a son, Svend, in Vancouver.  BUY GUIDE COOKIES  British Clumbia needs good  citizens! 22,000 girls in this province are learning to be useful  and responsible ��� and having  fun doing it. Help them finance  their indibor and outdoor program by buying Girl Guide  Cookies when they come to your  door.  Pender Harbour High School  auditorium was the scene of a  successful Dance Revue by  Pender Harbour School of  Dancing, Fri., evening, April  3.0.  During the two hour program the audience was treated to dances of many countries,  performed in beautiful costumes which made a colorful  d i s p 1 a y . Hungarian dances  which opened the show were  followed by a Chinese Fan  dance, Irish Jig, sword dance,  military and rhythm tap,  Charleston, acrobatic, Highland Fling, sailor's hornpipe  and Waltz clog, the latter by  the only boy in the dance  group, Peter Lee.  Swaying hips of the hula  girls aged from three years to  six, accompanied by beach  boys George McKinnon on a  guitar and Ed Lowe on a uke-  lele provided one of the hits  of the   evening.  Others, contributing to the  Revue were Beverly Dubois,  accordion;    vocals     by    Judy  Spring tea  for hospital  A general invitation is extended to attend St. Mary's  Hospital Auxiliary Spring Tea,  May 2, from 2:30 p.m. at the  Columbia   Mission   Clubhouse.  There will be a sale of aprons, home baking, plants/note  paper, greeting cards, and mystery parcels. The Auxiliary is  collecting covers from Shir-  riff's Lemon Pie filling and  Crisco shortening. Anyone having these is asked to bring  them along to the tea.  The auxiliary extends its  best wishes' to two of its valuable members, Mrs. B. Birchall  who is moving to Vancouver Island, and Mrs. D. Murray who  has left for Vancouver.  Klein and Diane Duisenbury  accompanied on the piano  by  Coral Cameron with George  Haskins as master of ceremonies. ..-..,���;*"  Dancers were Judy Braun,  Judy McKee, Bonnie Olsen,  Jeanie Scoular, M e r r i 1 y.n  White, Susie Neald, Jerry  Leith, Marlene Dubois, Pat  Sladey, Claire Donley, Dale  Cameron, June Cameron, Ka-  thie McKinnon, Edith McLeod,  Linda Warnock, Brenda Lee,  bonnie Lee, Miane McDonald,  Sandra Davidson, Jackie Lloyd  Aileen Tjorme, Kerry McKinnon, Vicky Pockrant, Nancy  Dubois, Pattie Curley, Glenna  and Lonna Duncan.  Wilson Creek  concert May 1  Wilson Creek's Community  Centre annual spring concert  will be held in the hall May 1  with May Queen Dianne MacDonald attending to take part  in a varied program including  choirs and solos, arranged, by  Harry Roberts.  The Ladies choir, which recently welcomed back Mrs.  Hilda Lee, its president for  about seven years, will sing  varied numbers as well as the  children's choir which made  a hit recently at Sechelt. There  will also be soloists among the  children in the choir.  Other items will include accordion selections and tap  dancing. Mrs. Connor's dancing class will present a tango  including eight boys and girls.  Tickets are now on sale and  proceeds are for the fund to  instal a furnace in the Community Hall.  BAPTISM AT MANSE  Alice Heather were the  names given the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. William D.  Wright at a baptism service in  the United Church manse, Saturday morning, April 18. Rev.  David Donaldson officiated.  BAPTISM AT CHURCH  Children of Mr. and Mrs.  Peter Klein of Halfmoon Bay  were baptized in the United  Church, Gibsons, April 18 by  Rev. David Donaldson. Those  baptized were Lindsay Dean,  Joan Mortina and David Bruce.  50th ANNIVERSARY  Mr. and Mrs. S. Milligan of  Marine Drive in Gibsons celebrated their 50th -wedding anniversary quietly Tuesday, April 21.  PTA carnival  Gibsons P.T.A. Carnival held  last Saturday evening was a  huge success. About 400 people enjoyed the festivities-  Thanks go to the Carnival committee headed by Mrs. E. Feid-  ler, the Kiwanis Club for handl  ing Bingo and special thanks  to all people whose generous  donations made it the success  it was. About $200 was raised-  Discussion will be held at the  next P.T.A. meeting on the  spending of proceeds on the  school project for this year. Is.. - "   '  The story of the first pulp company begins in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1907, Mrs. Mellon, wife of Captain  H. A. Mellon, visited her stepson Mr. H. G. Mellon. There  she met a Mr. Greely Kolts who had been endeavouring  without success to incorporate a pulpmill to make soda pulp  from sawdust. There was plenty of sawdusffc in Aberdeen, but  insufficient water for a pulpmill. Mrs. Mellon expounded  the advantages of British Columbia for wood and water,  and Mr. Kolts shortly came to Vancouver, B.C. and met  Captain Mellon.  Captain Henry Augustus  Mellon was born in Nottingham  England, in 1840. At the age  of 14 he went to sea as an apprentice and served five years  on the "Chimera." Shortly  afterwards he joined the Royal  jMavy and became a member of  H. M. S. Zenobia. He was in  Calcutta when the Indian Mutiny broke out and was wounded in action. After recovery he  joined the Peel Brigade, saw  action at Chitteringham and  then at the relief of Lucknow.  He was wounded in the ankle  and later discharged.  He joined the Allen Line  with which he served ten years  then the Dominion Steamship  Company.   After   seven   years.  he became Commodore of this  line. He retired from  the sea  in  1879  and came  to  Canada  that  year.   He   farmed   for   a  while near Winnipeg,   Manitoba, but moved to Vancouver in  1886,  setting  up as  a  marine  surveyor and insurance expert  He was a Police Magistrate  for some years. In addition he  played   an  active part in   the  social and business life of early Vancouver, being first president  of the  St.  George's Society,   Spanish  vice-consul  for  B.C., a life member of the New  Orleans Cotton Exchange, and  one of the founders of the Art,  Historical and Scientific Association,  to mention a few. He  died in Vancouver on Feb. 14,  1916.  Turns to pulp and paper  In his 67th year Captain Mellon began his connection with  the pulp and paper industry.  With Mr. Kolts as fiscal agent,  the British Canadian Wood  Pulp & Paper Company was  formed and secured a provincial charter in early 1908. Wa-  ter rights were secured on  Rainy River.  Most  of  the  equipment for  the mill was purchased in the  U.S. The digesters were made  by a most reputable concern in  the U.S. and   there   tested   to  200 lbs. per square inch. The  pulp company  wished to operate  them  at  125 lbs. but the  JB.C.    boiler    inspectors,    who  -worked to Royal Navy specifications,    would   not   approve  them   for    operation   at   more  than  120 lbs.  In  the  light of  present-day  puip-making practice this 5 lbs difference would  not appear to be of great importance to the cooking, but it  nevertheless initiated the first  of a series of arguments with  the boiler inspectors extending  through  the  first 40 years of  .Port Mellon'?,' history. The digesters were ultimately licensed.  Construction was slow due to  the need to import the equipment. However, it was finished  early  in   1909. A Mr. Hamlin  from the Southern U.S. was the  first mill manager. The mill  itself was known as Pioneer  Mills. Except for a mill which  had been started in Port Alberni in 1894 but since gone  out of business, it was the province's first paper mill.  The first paper was run off,  being a mixture of the mill's  own soda pulp  with  bleached  book and waste paper. Through  the kindness of Mr. H.G. Mellon, a section of the first roll  of paper is now preserved at  Port Mellon.   This   paper  was  not marketed, having too high  a waste content. A new manager was secured from Tacoma,  and  several  skilled  operators.  The mill then produced a good  grade of wrapping paper which  it  was  hoped   to  sell  in B.C.  The wood supply was second-  growth cordwood cut by Japanese   contractors.   The   company hoped to assure itself of  a long-term wood supply and,  in 1909, before any paper was  made, bought out the Western  Canada   Wood  Pulp   &  Paper  Co.,   which    had   large   pulp-  wood leases on northern Vancouver    Island.    Such    leases  were    enabled    by    provincial  government legislation of 1902,  presumably  to   attract  a   pulp  industry   to  the  province.  Production costs too hi  The mill at Port Mellon ran  for only about four months under the British Canadian Wood  Pulp & Paper Co. The costs of  fuel (coal) and transportation  were too high to make the undertaking successful. Working  capital ran out, and the plant  ���closed.  The mill stayed idle, and it  was not until 1912 that it was  purchased, by American interests headed by Lester W. David of Seattle. Mr. David had  been active in the formation  of the Ocean Falls Company  -Limited in 1909. Port Mellon  became known as Colonial  liumber & Paper Mills. There  is no evidence that the pulpmill ever operated for this  company, or that any lumber  .was produced ��� in fact there  was no sawmill.  In 1916 or 1917 there were  expressions of interest in the  assets of Colonial Lumber &  Paper Mills. About this time,  the Whalen brothers of Port  Arthur, Ont., moved to B.C.  and began acquiring pulpmills.  In Port Arthur they were connected with the Port Arthur  Shipbuilding Company, still in  existence, a long-time manufacturer of machinery for pulp-  mills as a sideline to its shipbuilding and dredging activities, but nothing came of this.  Meanwhile, in 1917, Port  Mellon passed into the hands  of the Rainy River Pulp &  Paper Co., with head office in  the Standard Bank Building in  Vancouver, and a capital of  .-���$1,000,000.  Superintendent   of   the  mill  was a Mr. Cairns. 65 people  were employed at the mill,  which was converted to the  kraft from the soda process  but otherwise little changed.  Operators in the mill worked two shifts, 11 hour day shifts  and 13 hour night shifts. There  were no spare operators, so if  one was ill the other worked  without relief. Evaporator operators received 23 cents per  hour. There were no 'days off.'  Shifts changed every two  weeks. In the process of changing, the operators got a few  extra hours off but then had to  work an 18 hour shift to get  back on schedule.  At first there was one bunk-  house, a very poor building  built on piles out over the water and apparently not big  enough as some of the operators were put up in any mill  building where room could be  found for beds. The cookhouse  was in one end of the old lime  shed in front of the mill. The  plant itself was dilapitated in  the extreme. After a year or  two, a boarding house was built  for employees. This was the  "Old Cookhouse" torn down a  few years ago. It stood just  south of the present Grey  Dorm. A Mr. and Mrs. Archer  ran it for the company.  Some personnel of those days  are still around, Charlie Heino  now of Vancouver was one of  the Machine Tenders. The  other was an Austrian with the  unlikely name of Mike. The  late Arnold (Chuck) Winegarden was first a fireman and  then   an  evaporator   operator.  Nelson J. Winegarden, his son  now of Westview, first hauled  ashes, then worked in the machine room and finally took  ever the other shift on the  evaporator. Mr. J. Home predates even these, having worked on the building of the original mill in 1908. Similarly  Mr. Alfred Wyngaert of Gibsons.  The logs used were local second growth, some dragged to  the mill by a four-horse team  in the charge of a Mr. Prescott.  Others were brought by water  into a slough approximately in  the location of the present turbine room. They were cut into  short lengths on land and fed  to the chipper. At first,there  were no facilities for baling the  pulp, the machine having made  only paper previously, and so  the pulp was made into Trolls.  Later it was cut and balejl, the  bales being tied with string at  first, subsequently with wires.  All sorts of wood were used including cedar which was stated  to produce a very hard or  coarse pulp. ...  A man who was to -have  a great influence on Port Mellon for many years, came to it  during the tenure of the Rainy  River Company. He was: Trig  Iverson, who was* drowned in  1942. He had entered the pulp  industry with the Brown Corporation at La Tuque, Quebec,  in 1910. Being of adventurous  disposition he moved around  widely in the industry, holding  responsible positions in many  mills. In later years he vv��._ in  a logging enterprise on northern Vancouver Island, and also at Ocean Falls for a while.  He had a soft spot for Port Mellon however, and kept returning to it at every opportunity  throughout his career. It is no  injustice to his memory to say  that in the mill he was one of  ���the old school of superintendents, with an unamiable approach to many operating problems. It seems likely that he  first came to Port Mellon  straight from the mill at Beaver Cove which had just closed  down.  In 1920 Port Mellon was  bought by the Western Canada  Pulp and Paper Co. Ltd. The  Pulp and Paper Magazine of  Canada reported in 1920 thai  the head office of this company  was in Toronto. Tryg Iverson  returned to the mill as superintendent. Andy Hedlund, a longtime cook at Port Mellon, also  came. Some dryers were added  to No. 1 machine, and two new  digesters installed. The first  cook was made on Sept. 3, 1920  The Western Canada Pulp &  Paper Co., was heavily indebted to the Home Bank of Canada ��� apparently to the tune  of one-half to three-quarter  million dollars. The bank failed about 1925, and the pulp  company was thereby forced  into bankruptcy.  Mr. Jamieson was offered  the receivership of the pulp  company but declined. A Mr.  William Hobbs, or a Mr. Buck-  worth, a Trust company official, took the post. He reincorporated the mill as the Howe  Sound Pulp & Paper Ltd., presumably to facilitate its sale.  Mr. Harry Bentham came in as  caretaker in 1925, and remained for many years in various  capacities.  The mill was purchased in  March, 1927, for $250,000 ���  with $182,000 mortgaged back  to the Howe Sound Pulp & Paper Company ��� by Fred W.  Leadbetter of Portland, Oregon.  F. W. Leadbetter was the  son-in-law of a Mr. Pittock who  founded the papermill at Camas, Washington, in 1883. It  commenced operation in 1885  as the Columbia River Paper  Co. Now it is part of the Crown  Zellerbach organization. About  1897 Mr. Leadbetter took over  management of the Camas mill  In 1905 it merged with the  Crown Paper Company of Oregon, and became the Columbia  Paper Compony, Mr. Leadbetter retaining his interest. In  1914 it merged again, this time  with the Willamette Pulp &  Paper Company, to become the  Crown Willamette Paper Co.,  and Mr. Leadbetter withdrew.  Today it is the world's largest  specialty paper mill with some  14 paper machines turning out  an enormous variety of papers.  In 1919 Mr. Leadbetter organized the Oregon Pulp & Paper Co. at Salem, Oregon, and  this mill now produces over  120 tons of fine and wrapping  paper daily. In 1921 he formed  Columbia River Paper Mills at  Vancouver, Washington, now  making about 120 tons of fine  paper per day. In 1926 he formed a holding company, Columbia River Paper Company, to  bring together the management  of these two plants and one  other one in Los Angeles which  he had acquired but later sold.  Fred W. Leadbetter died in  1947. He was one of the pioneers of the paper industry on  the Pacific Coast, a man with  great faith in the potentialities  of the region, and a developer  of much-needed industry in it.  His Port Mellon venture was  probably his least successful.  His shutdowns of the mill, both  very   summary,   in   1929   and  SEASIDE HOTEL  1937, resulted in hard feelings  among those thrown out of employment and residence. All  the evidence suggests, however  that Port Mellon was no idle  promotional scheme for him,  but that it fitted in with long-  term plans of expansion and diversification of his paper holdings. One must give credit to  his perseverance with Port Mel-  2    Coast News, April 23, 1959.  Ion which, until he took it over  had hardly changed in 20  years. He gave it its first vital expansion and face-lifting.  On April 26, 1927 the purchase of Port Mellon was, finalized, and steps taken to put  the mill into operation, under  the name Vancouver Kraft  Mills Ltd. Mr. B.M. Doolittle,  an   ex-Beaver  Cove  man,  was  (Continued on Page 3)  istory dates  In 1907 George Cates, another  son of Andrew Jackson Cates,  owner of the Beach Avenue Shipyards in Vancouver, sold out and  bought lot 1364 at Port Mellon  from his father. He moved up to  the location and started building  the original Seaside Hotel on  the point in front of the present  hotel. Then, or within a few  years, he also purchased three  acres of lot 1366 from his brother Charles, these lying imme  diately behind the hotel. They  were presumably to give the hotel more spacious grounds.  The year after he commenced!  building the hotel, George sold  the easterly half of his lot, except for the small portion over  Rainy River where the hotel was  located, to the British Canadian!  Wood Pulp & Paper Company  then being formed. When, the  hotel was rebuilt after burning  down years later, it was put farther back, well on the three-  acre plot aforementioned.  The building of the hotel at  the same time as the pulp mill  was being organized seems more  than coincidence, and in fact  George Cates is reported1 to have  beeni one of the original directors of the pulp company. His  son, Captain Adrian Cates, was  at Seaside with him until 1912.  A nephew, Captain Charles W.  Cates, well known as Reeve of  North Vancouver in recent year-"  and head of C. H. Cates & Sons  towing company, also spent a  good deal of time at Seaside and  helped his uncle put a wire  bridge across Rainy River about  1915. There must have been an,  earlier bridge as shown in an  artist's  sketch of Pioneer Mills.  Under George Cates, Seaside  was for many years a popular  visiting point* for boat excursions  from Vancouver. About 1933 the  original hotel burned down during a Squamish, a stormy condition peculiar to Howe Sound  and vicinity. Mr. Cates was already in poor health from an accident a few years before, and  the loss of the hotel was a severe  shock to him. He died a year  or so later.  A Mr. Storey bought the property from the estate, and built  and operated the present hotel  for several years. From him it  passed into the hands of a Mr.  Norris.  The Sorg Pulp Company  acquired the hotel in the early  years of its tenure and operated  it through a subsidiary, Seaside  Park Limited. New beer parlors  were added. The late Gordon  Mackenzie leased and operated  it until his untimely death in  195*9, when Mrs. Mackenzie tool-  over the management. Seaside  Park Limited was acquired along  with other Sorg assets by Howe  Sound Pulp Company, and Mrs.  Mackenzie stayed on until the  middle of 1951.  Miss Mary Siperell, followed  by Mr. W. Peterson managed the'  hotel until 1954, during which  year Seaside Park Limited was  liquidated and its assets take.-,  over by Howe Sound "Transportation Company Limited, a subsidiary of Canadian Forest Products Ltd., to which it still belongs. Messrs. J. A. (Brownie)  Brown, Charles iTassie, Frank  Chaston and Tom Lusk managed  the hotel in turn until March,  1958. Regrettably its 50 year history was again clouded by fire,  the top floor having been destroyed in March and the hotel  closed   down.  Paint contractors, Al Gibbens  and Fred Corley did the interior  decorating and exterior painting.  Tile floors were layed by Hal  Paradise Company and Burritt  Bros, carpeted hallways and  stairwells. All draperies and  some furnishings were supplied  by T. Eaton Co. contract division.  A gleaming new kitchen will  provide meals to the Coffee Shop  and enlarged dining room where  banquets for 40 or 50 people may  be held. Most of the staff will  be familiar to former patrons, as  Rollie Marleau, Mr. and Mrs.  Bert Nichols and Mrs. V. Enemark return to Seaside under  the supervision of Manager, Max  Enemark.  Canadian Forest Products have  reconstructed the Hotel after the  disastrous fire of March, 1958,  as a service and a convenience  to the employees residing in the  surrounding district.  In November 1958, Seaside  Hotel was getting a new look, as  Sechelt contractor, John Toyn-  bee's crew were in full swing.  Supervising architect, Bill Dunn  of North Vancouver had designed*" a building to fit into the rustic setting at Seaside Park, with  cedar siding and an expansive  roof of local cedar shakes. A  new entrance from the parking  area was incorporated and enhanced with tapestry brick planters by A. Simpkins.  As construction progressed  men of Howe Sound Pulp maintenance crews moved in to install the pumbing, heating, electrical work and1 refrigeration.  A variety of Pacific Veneer products were used almost exclusively on the interior walls  and white accoustic tile applied  to the ceilings downstairs. Lighting was chosen to make all areas  bright and show up the distinctive " wall finishes.  Congratulations and Good Wishes to  The  Soasid& Hotel  Seaside Park, B.C.  on the opening of their  new, re-modelled premises  *  To achieve the distinctively beautiful  interior effects, PV plywoods and  hardboards were used exclusively,  including Etch Wood, Weldtex,  Score-ply, Golonial Board and  Frontierply.  Pacifie Veneer & PSyweod livision View of the Port MieHon Mill some years ago  (Coniinued   from  Page  2)  brought in as manager. Tryg  Iverson returned as superintendent. Harry Bentham was  appointed assistant to Mr. Doo-  little. Andy Hedlund returned.  Tom Bentham, Arne Lien, F.J.  Wyngaert, and many others  still around these parts first  came to Port Mellon at this  time.  Tryg strove mightily to get  the mill running well, put  there were continual breakdowns of the antiquated equipment, to tbe detriment of  Tryg's temper, which operators  of the time well remember. After a few months it became  clear that the mill "would not  do, and it was shut down. Mr.  Leadbettet determined to modernize it.  He interested the Bates  Valve Bag Company, one of  the early leaders in the multi-  wall paper sack industry, of  Chicago in Port Mellon a_s a  source of the kraft pulp which  was the basic material of the  bags. In 1927 Mr. N.G. Teren  of the Bates Company visited  Fort Mellon with Mr. Lead-  better and found it, in the  words of one who was present  "an unholy mess." Mr. Lead-  better outlined his plan�� for  rebuilding the mill, and although these fell somewhat  short of the hopes of the Bates  Company, they contracted to  take its entire output providing  it was rebuilt and in operation  by a certain date.  On April 24, 1928, the Vancouver Kraft Company Limited  was incorporated in B.C. to  take elver the properties of  Vancouver Kraft Mills.  In September of 1929 a Vancouver Province writeup of operations at Port Mellon mentioned "thirty - five modern  dwelling�� for employees."  These later became known as  Tar Paper Alley, happily demolished in 1951 by the simple expedient of pushing them  into a heap with a bulldozer  and setting a match to them.  Regrettably, many of the other  Leadbetter plans for Port Mellon met with no better luck.  Shortly after, the depression  set in, the price of kraft pulp  dropped from $60 to $30 per  ton. Mr. Leadbetter stopped  construction. The Bates company soon cancelled its contract for pulp. Tryg Iverson,  Arne Lein and others from the  mill went loggng on northern  Vancouver Island for Mr. Daly,  the former president of the  Western Canada Pulp & Paper Co. Harry Bentham went  back to caretaking at the mill.  There is little question that  had the mill been completed  then it would have been advanced for its time. The rotary  digesters offered great advantages over stationary digesters  of that day. The integration of  pulp and lumber manufacture  was fully visualized. There  were even tentative plans for  a long scow dock and conveyor belt off the point to take  chips from other sawmills, an  idea which it is believed did  not see the light anywhere for  many years.  The bondholders in Vancouver Kraft CoJrnpany became  restive and, through their trustee, the National Trust Co.,  demanded action. At a meeting  with them in Portland, Mr.  Leadbetter guaranteed their  money himself. The Vancouver Kraft Company filed its  last annual report in 1936, at  which time the directors were  the. same as originally except  that Mr. W.E. Burns replaced  Mr. Stockton. The company  wad finally dissolved and  struck off the register in Au-  ust, 1940.  The mill stayed closed for  seven years, Meanwhile Mr.  Teren. had become Mr. Lead-  better's son-in-law and joined  his organization in the U.S. in  1933. In 1935 it was decided to  re-open and complete the mill,  and Mr. Teren was put in  charge. The Port Mellon Operating Company Limited was  incorporated in B.C. -on September 7, 1935. Authorized  capital 400 no par value shares  which were sold at a maximum  price of $1 each.  The mill** remained in the  ownership of -the Vancouver  Kraft Company Limited. The  mill at Port Mellon was reopened primarily to supply  pulp tb Columbia River Paper  Mills, and secondarily to work  into a re-organization of the  parent company that was then  being contemplated.  A Mr. Pakenham is reported  to have been appointed manager. Tryg Iverson returned as  superintendent, and his brother Thurston as assistant superintendent. Fred Bancroft was  chief engineer, and others men-  I  It is  our pleasure  to have been  General Contractors  on the new  Seaside Hotel  Port Mellon  Go., Ltd.  Phone SECHELT 56  Coast News, April 23, 1959.   3  tioried previously returned to  the; mil.. The construction,  which was only about half completed in 1929, was finished.  An additional pulp machine,  No. 2, was installed. The mill  started up, and also the sawmill, the latter under a Mr.  Roach.  Tryg Iverson had built himself a small sawmill on the  waterfront between Port Mellon and Hillside, and brought  Nelson Winegarden in to keep  it rjupplied with logs.  Thurston Iverson had entered the paper industry with the  St. Maurice Paper Co. (now  the Cape Division of Consolidated Paper Corporation Limited) at Cap de la Madeleine,  Quebec. He rose from chemist  to superintendent there. It  closed in 1930 and he went  into other work until he came  to Port Mellon in 1936.  In spite of the announced intention to make pulp for Columbia River Paper Mills, there  seems to have been great interest in shipping it to Japan,  and some shipments were  made. Once again the mill only  ran for a few months and then  closed. Mr. Leadbetter is reported to have arrived suddenly at the mill, conferred briefly in the office, and then departed. Tryg Iverson then ordered the miL. shut down immediately and everyone out of  Port Mellon within a week or  two. Tryg Iverson went to  Ocean Falls but Thurston stayed on for a while as superintendent. Thurston then returned to Eastern Canada.  In 1939 tlie sawmill, steam-  plant, and machine shop of the  mill were leased to the Lake  Logging Company for a few  months and operated under a  Mr. Haskell. Also in 1939 the  reorganization of the Leadbetter companies was carried  through. One outcome of this  was the formation of the Vancouver Kraft Corporation Limited. This new concern was registered in B.C. ori June 8.  By this time World War II  was well under way, and the  prospects for continuing supplies of Scandinavian kraft  puip in North America looked  thin. In those dayte Scandinavian kraft was supreme in the  export market. The Sorg Paper  Company of Middletown, Ohio,  became interested in Port Mellon as a means of assuring its  supply  of kraft pulp.  Port Melion started up again  jn 1940 still under the Vancouver Kraft Corporation. Production   was   about   60  tons   per  day. Due to ihe acvanced state  of obsolescence of the mill, operations were  difficult in  the  extreme^   However,   a   certain  light-heartedness prevailed? and  the  place had   an  element  of  comic-opera charm. The Sound,  right off the end of the dock,  was a convenient disposal point  for   the   mountains   of  broke  which accumulated. If the water   supply failed,   as it  often  did, the crews grabbed shovels,  sandbags, or whatever else was  required, and repaired  to the  intake for a shift or a day to  get things going again. The office   building   was   part   mill-  stores,   pprt /laboratory,   part  general store ��� the latter presided over by Mr. and Mrs. H.  Bentham.    Tryg   Iverson   had  once   again  returned  to   Port  Mellon as superintendent. This  same   year   he married  Mary  Trower.   Larry    Harris,    with  many    years    experience     at  Ocean Falls, came in as chemist.  The Sorg Paper Company  soon contracted for the entire  output of Port Mellon, and also  took a two-year option to buy  the mill for $2V2 million. This  interest was sparked by Mr.  E.T. Turner, a vice-president of  the Sorg Company. Within a  few months Sorg took up its  option to buy. Thus ended Port  Mellon's longest ownership to  that time. F.W. Leadbetters  acumen had not made it a success, but his personal means  and useful connections had  held it together. He died in  1947.  The Sorg Company in Middletown consist of three originally independent paper mills  on adjacent properties. These  mills are now known as the  Sorg, Oglesby, and Smith divisions, the names being those  of the original companies. Tlie  Oglesby Paper Company was  founded in 1852, at a time  when paper was made from  rags rather than wood pulp,  and its basement until recently contained the remains of  many old rag boilers. The Sorg  family was prominent in early  Middletown, which ia now predominantly a steel community  although it still contains a number of paper mills. Claude  Sorg, production manager, is  the only member of the Sorg  family to have been in the paper company  in recent years.  WAHT ADS AHE REAL  SALESH/IE&  (Continued on  Page 8)  PORT MELLON  mm  Phone GIBSONS 2  LATEST STYLES IN MEN'S  CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES  PAINTING  of the  NEW SEASIDE HOTEL  DONE BY  Gibbons & Corley  Phone SECHELT 235  JHui-ntiun-iN-Uiiiiiiiiiiiigiii  Congratulations  to the  SEASIDE HOTEL  fift  FORT MELLON  on the  Re-Opening  TOTEM REALTY  HAROLD WILSON, Prop.  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Humphries, a member of the United Church board  in Gibsons and organist at the  church in recalling Mr. Mitchell, wrote the following:  Mr. Mitchell came to British Columbia quite early in  the century and settled in Gibsons where he worked for  some time in the Armstrong  Lumber Mill and at other jobs.  His stay in Gibsons 'was interrupted for about five years during which he engaged in fruit-  farming in the Okanagan.  Returning to Gibsons he settled on a large lot on Fletcher  Rd. where for many years he  and his like-minded wife cultivated a fine garden of fruit,  flowers and vegetables. After  his wife's death he lived in  Gibsons alone for many years  but finally owing to failing  health, retired to the United  church Fair-haven home in Vancouver where he lived until  near the end of his life.  Mr. Mitchell was a man of  cheerful and happy disposition,  highly respected and loved by  his many friends. He was sincerely religious and had at  heart the promotion of church  work and all good causes. He  was an elder in Gibsons United  church, taught in the Sunday  School and filled other offices and frequently, when the  minister was ill or absent, taking the Sunday service with  much acceptance to the congregation.  His name will be remembered with regard and affection  by all who knew him.  4    Coast News, April 23, 1959.  Port Mellon  By  Mrs. J. Macey  Mr. and Mrs. J. Munro and  son Grant spent the weekend  in Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. H. Macdonald  of Gleneagles were recent  guests of the P. Strike family.  Out-of-town guests for the.  Moore-Comeau wedding were  the bride's grandparents, Mr.  and Mrs. W. Purser and Mr.  and Mrs. T.V. Moore, all of  New "Westminster, Mr. and Mrs.  W. Anderson and family, also  of New Westminster; sisters of  the bride, Mrs. J. Allan of  Rathwell, Man., and Mrs. W.  Wunderring of Vancouver also  attended. Other guests included  Mrs A. Burnland of Rathwell.,  Man., Mr. and Mrs. W Purser  of Whalley, Mr. Al Williams of  Vancouver and Mra. A. Findley  of   White  Rock.  Mrs. Alex King has returned  home with her infant son Michael.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Macey with  Marilyn and Dennis spent the  week end in Vancouver seeing  Mrs C. Macey off to Saskatoon  where she will visit before returning to her home in Minne-  dosa, Man.  Mr. and Mrs. A. Edmonds  and Mr. and Mrs. N. Marleau  celebrated Mrs. Edmonds' and  Mrs. Marleau's birthdays last  week at a dinner party! at the  Peninsula Hotel and 'bowling  after dinner.  9.30 to 1 a.m.  ADMISSION $1.00     ���      STUDENTS 50c with card  Sponsored by L.A. to Canadian Legion 109  Wilson Creek  BY MRS. D; ERICKSON  New residents are the Misses  I. Stewart and M. Culling, for  many years with the Jantzen  Mills Ltd, who presented them  with a chesterfield suite for  their new home. Many other  gifts came from members of  the staff presented at. a party  in their honor before they left  Vancouver.  jctev. (J.S. and Mrs. Luten  have arrived at their beach  home from Penticton where  Mr. Luten is in charge of three  Anglican churches. After a  needed vacation they expect to  return to the interior.  Mr. and Mrs. Harold Pearson  and family are guests of Sea  Beach motel prior to moving  to Bella Coola. Logging equipment and some of Mr. Pearson's former emplayees will  be leaving soon to work in the  Bella Coola area.  S't. John's United Church,  W.A.'s recent tea was a success  and Mrs. Betty Reid was in  charge of tea tables, Mrs. H.  Macleod, sewing, and knitting  and Mrs. F. Mutter, home cook-  "���s*;. Proceeds were for church  fund��.  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mutter  win be leaving by air May 1  for an extended visit with relatives and friends in England.  Mrs. Mutter was honored at  several teas, also at the last  monthly meeting of St. John's  W.A. when Mrs. H. Roberts  presented her with a gift on  behalf of members and friends.  GETS  CHARTER  Granting of a Dominion  charter to British Pacific Life  Insurance Company will allow  the B.C. organization to expand  its services across the dominion and into the U.S. Company  headquarters will be in Vancouver.  Third reading of the bill  granting the Dominion charter  was passed April 17 in Ottawa.  This makes British Pacific the  first British Columbia based  life insurance company.  Wife Preservers  Scraps of percale, mounted in a  patchwork pattern on your linen  1 closet wall./ will add a decorator  touch of professional caliber.  M  t's Fix��  AN EXTRA ROOM? - NEW STAIRS?  REPLACE WINDOWS? - INSULATION?  HOUSE NEED PAINTING?  We have everything  you need  JUST CALL US  Gibsons Building Supplies  Phone GIBSONS 53  WANT ADS  REAL  SALESMEN  Kiwanis notes  Mr. W.S. Potter, principal  of Elphinstone High school was  guest speaker at the last Kiwanis meeting and his discussion of the school system was  comprehensive and 'most interesting.  BEDDING PLANTS  Geraniums ���  Fuchsias  Snaps ��� Petunias  Mixed Annuals  Tomatoes  READY IN MAY  PENMORE  GREENHOUSE  ALAN N.EVINS  Pratt Rd., Gibsons  SECHELT THEATRE  FRL, SAT. ��� APRIL 24 & 25  DOUBLE FEATURE  DON MEGOWAN ��� MOLLY MEGOWAN  "Snowfire"  TECHNICOLOR  PLUS  DON FOSTER ��� PAULEEN GRAY  "Destination 60,000"  ii  MON., TUES. ��� APRIL 27 & 28  GARY COOPER ��� DIANA VARSI  Ten North Frederick  WED., THURS. ��� APRIL 29 & 30  VICTOR MATURE ��� ANNE  AUBREY  "Tank Force"  TECHNICOLOR  99  SATURDAY, APRIL 25  8 p-i-i.  KGPKINS MALL  Dance  BUD BLATCHFORD, Caller  FINANCE YOU-t NEW CAR  AT LOW COS!  WITH A  PLAN LOAN  When you go shopping for that shiny  new car, keep The Bank of Nova Scotia  in mind. You can save money by financing your car with a Scotia Plan Loan.  You can get a Scotia Plan Loan at any  branch of The Bank of Nova Scotia for  any worthwhile purpose ��� ��� ��� buying or  refinancing your car ��� ��� ��� furnishing a.  new home or room ��� ��� ��� paying taxes or  insurance premiums ��� ��� . debt consolidation ��� ��� . meeting medical or dental  .expenses. ���  Your Scotia Plan Loan is life-insured  at no extra cost to you.  THE BANK OF  NOVA SCOTIA  MORE THAN 500 BRANCHES ACROSS CANADA  Manager: Squamish and Wood-fibre Branches,  G. H. Cnurchil-  HolJday Planning?  Your new boat, motor, or both  will cost less when you finance  them with a Scotia Plan Loan.  Talk over your purchase plans  with The Bank of Nova .Scotia  today. PENDER  By JUDITH FLETCHER  Mr. and Mrs. Archie Nichols  recentl y. spent a week in Pender Harbour, guests of Mrs.  Nichols' parents, Mr. and Mrs.  D. Pollock, Francis Peninsula.  John Brown of Vancouver  spent a week in Pender Harbour.  Mr. and Mrs. iE, Lorentzen,  Garden Bay, spent a few days  visiting in New Westminster.  Vic Brun of Vancouver spent  a few days in Garden Bay.  Mrs. Stanley Bowdler' of  Garden Bay spent a recent  week in Vancouver.  Mrs. S. Anderson of Irvines  Landing lias returned after having been in Vancouver.  William Garbutt of Hamilton  Ont., was a guest of Miss A.G.  Jervis and Miss Margaret Mclntyre of Farrington Cove, Pender Harbour.  Ken Pratt of Jervis Inlet,  who was in Vancouver for a  couple of weeks, spent a day  in Garden. Bay.  A. Littlehailes of Dingman  Bay was in Vancouver for ten  days.  Reg Hampton was in Pender  Harbour during the week.  Mrs.   Wm.  Pieper   and  son  William,  returned to home in  West  Vancouver  after   Easter  holidays at their Irvines Landing summer home.  Mr. and Mrs. Henry Penner  and daughters of Irvines Landing, have returned home from  a week's visit to their former  home in Abbotsford, B.C.  AN EGG DONATION  The -Easter Egg Hunt held  by the Roberts Creek Teen  Town in Roberts Creek Park  was a complete success. Three  Easter baskets were awarded to  children finding lucky eggs.  Teen Townears express their  thank.- to the unknown gentleman who came over with a dozen colored eggs to add to those  already* hidden.  on the  subject free of charge  frcm  the Alcoholism  Foundation,    1690    West    Broadway,  Vancouver 9, B.C.  Coast News, April 23, 1959.    5  To  achieve success   one must  make an attempt.  Same Night ���Same Time ���Same Place     &  Felt used on bridge table  Favor 60 mph  The British Columbia Automobile Association does not  agree with Highways Minister  Phillip Gaglardi that 65 m.p.h.  is a safe speed for B.C. highways.  The BCAA had recommended to the Provincial Government that 60 m.p.h. was a safe  speed for some sections on  B.C. highways.  "60 m.p.h. is fast enough and  should be tried out first before increasing any sections to  65 m.p.h. At the .same tin*; 2 a  careful study of the 60 m.p.h.  portions of the highv���ys  should be made to ascertain  just what is the safe speed iim-  it," said Harry Duker, chairman of the BCAA highways  committee.  River deltas are so called  because their triangular shape  resembles the Greek letter  Delta.  Printed Pattern  a****  SIZES  12-20  Always crisp and cool ��� count  on this smart shirtwaist to refresh every summer day. Whip it  up easily in candy stripes or icecream flavor solids in cotton or  drip and dry mixture.  Printed Pattern 9336: Misses*  Sizes 12, 14, 16, 18, 20. Size 18  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 this pattern. Please p��nt  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  Bridge is a challenging game  You can be dealt 635,013,600  different hands. Bridge is doubly  enjoyable when played on felt.  If hect,ic winter bridge sessions  have played havoc with your  bridge table cover, sewing center  experts suggest that n*ow is the  time to replace it with a felt  one.  A practical bridge table cover  feature is corner pockets! Handy  nooks for score pads and pencils.  corner_pockets may be appliqued  with gay red and black card symbols to complete a cover that  Gulbertson would covet.  Even the sewing novice will  find this cover a cinch to make.  You will need 1% yards of grey  felt; arid small patches about 6"  by 8" of red and black felt.  Use heavy brown paper to  make patterns for the pockets  and the motifs. The pattern, for  the pockets will be a right triangle, VA" at the base. To make  the motifs, draw rectangles 3''  by 4". Divide into quarters, and  sketch the diamond, club and  spade. For the heart symbol, use  the spade pattern without tho  stem. Cut the club and spade  from black felt, and the heart  and diamond from red. ���  Using the pattern sketch, cut  BOOKLETS   FOR  STUDENTS  High, school students requiring material to supplement  school studies in alcohol education, may obtain a special packet of booklets and pamphlets  ��� from the grey felt a 31" square  for the top, four strips 4V_-" by  31" for the sides, and the four  triangle pockets.- Vz  Center ahd baste one motif to  each    pocket.    Machine    stitch  along the edge, using matching1  mercerized thread. Use your zig-i  zag  attachment   for  this  stitch-'  ing. -���  Make a line of edge stitching  on the long edge o'f the pocket''  sections ,and on the bottom edge  of each boxing strip.  Baste one pocket to each cor-'  ner oF mair^ section, alternating,  the"co-ors, working on the right;  side' with wrong  sides together.  Baste top edge of each boxing?  strip  to the edge  of the  main!  section. If your sewing machine. \  has a hinged presser foot which?  glides easily over pins, local sew-,  ing  center experts  remind youi  that you may pin instead of bast-,  ing.  Stitch  to  within  Vz" from,  the corner on each strip, joining  the strip, the main section and.  the pockets. Then stitch ends of  strips   together.   Carefully   trim,  seams to Vs".  This table cover is a perfect:  solution to the church bazaar  gift. Make several in various  colors; or applique monograms  on the pockets for original birthday presents.  Thurs  GIBSONS SCHOOL HALL - 8 p.m. SHARP  BIG CASH PRIZES  $5 - $10 - $15 - $25 - $50  Don't Miss First Game $10  |        SUNSHINE COAST WELFARE FUND        j  I  CR. 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  Off ice Hours  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  or by appointment  Tel.  334  P.O. Box 263  MORE POWER  FOR GRADES  Chevron Gasoline gives you extra  ping-free power on grades, more pep  for straightaways. It's the popular  gasoline for engines that do not require Chevron Supreme.  New Blue Chevron Supreme is a  super gasoline to put today's high-  compression cars on a new level of  pickup and performance . . . you get  more value for your gasoline dollar.  Both Chevron Gasolines have exclusive  Detergent-Action to  keep carburetors  factory clean... assure  smoother idling.  For any Standard Oil product, call  G. H. (Gerry) MacDONALD  Tel. SECHELT 222���Wilson  Creek  L-1-58-REV. *-_  ft; - s% j- ff      +i  -.    , *  X  "jiLj-iJim m.iiii     ''"-'>    Jx&~' *-���   - W*  *n?"*1   -^svw* ^i?*^s^^MM*i,fc       /'*   \ s< jsAjfr*' ��*��� jy"   ���y\  *'        '*   *' y",:W*;-***-"~^>��^.aa6^  Holds the road  like it owns if?  Chevrolet clings to the road���tighter than the white line on the highway'  Chevrolet steps out with a sure-footed confidence that makes every mile a sheer delight.  Chevrolet's Full Coil suspension smooths out  the roughest roads . . . Chevy's broad frame  and low centre of gravity hold you as tight to  the road as the stripe of paint down the centre.  Chevrolet has the go-power you need for today's driving, too. Just a touch of your toe  ������������M-p-p-pw*-**!**^^ gets you out of highway emergencies... fast.  J1-_^!m ^^''^f^^^ZTTr^^''   Visit'your Chevrolet dealer and arrange to  t&��Z:38^$$x&) Chevrolet rides straight and level... , _    ,  * , , 6  <^xZ&%%&?2& even over 'he roughest of "level" crossings'    pleasure-test Chevrolet today!  i-***"*^*^^ _v^^XW5"!,-��������m--_��-~_-.  ...  "-fr**y>     " ���*���*���     The perfectly-behaved "city slicker". Eases out]  C-2259C       of city traffic tangles quickly... cleanly.  -y__~..~_,       .      ..   <-___&,���.. .*____:':&���   High road clearance and Full Coil suspension  Chevrolet the ' go anywhere" car of the year.  WILSON CREEK  PHONE SECHELT 10  ESSE_2__3___n_3C:  Bsstm3Bsamn.iT w-g By PAT WELSH  Rockeries are a riot of color  in most areas, and the trees ar^  lovely in their fresh green  growth. The Sunshine Coast is  well named.  A theatre party for 12 members of the ATF Talent Club was  enjoyed April 17 when they invaded Rae's Cafe at Halfmoon  Bay to enjoy hamburgers 'and  such like. Rehearsals are in full  swing for Junior and Senior  members. Michael Stillwell was  chairman at the last weekly  meeting. Two new recording-  have been purchased and added  to the fast growing collection.  Next meeting will be held April  24 at the  Stillwell home.    ^  The Halfmoon Bay auxiliary to  St. Mary's Hospital met at the  home of Mrs. A. Rutherford,  April 14 with Mrs. R. Smith in  the chair. Plans for a Carnical  in Surtees hall in early November were agreed upon. The group  enjoyed meeting Mrs. G- Schnied-  er and daughter Carla of Gibsons again, Mrs. Schnieder having re'sided in the Bay some time  ago. A delightful tea was served.  Hostess was Mrs. Edna Brooks.  Next meeting will be held May  12, 2 p.m. at the Rutherford residence. '  Caller Night at the Welcome  Beach Community hall was really  tops on the night .of April 16-  The group is well versed in pre-  TEEN TOWN  Rock & Roll  SESSION  featuring the  PLANETS  PORT MELLON  APRIL 25  1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  ADMISSION $1  Let us ke-augnand  smanceyourwnmus  ���������8AWMKTME8"  BODIES  co��_i:si:oto*  DANCE  April 25  at  Port Mellon  9 p.m. to 1 a.m.  ADMISSION $1.50  CLOUDS OF  RHYTHM  ay notes  liminaries now under the guidance of Maurice Hemstreet of  Sechelt. New members are. swelling this group which is dedicated to the square dance. Next  practise night April 25 at 8 p.m.  Mr. and Mrs. Stuart LaFeaux,  R_.th and Peter enjoyed the  weekend at their new . home,  they are already enthusiastic  over the beauties of the Sunshine Coast.  Other weekenders were Allan  Green and his sister Catherine  Greene who is studying hard for  her  U.B.C.   exams.  Mr. and Mrs. Greenall and  children, Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy  and family, Mr. and Mrs- Leatherdale and family and Don Ross  were others at their summer  homes.'  6    Coast News, April 23, 1959.  Sechelt News        Letters to the editor  **��� . v ���" ���*���   *"*  ���*���**���     \ -' ' v        < J  ������VvvSfr J*i     **-      -v-.  X     * "Vr.     ._�����*'     ������--.  ���*-�������-'*        '  riMCYClOPJDIA -CAHA?D,IAM  When Are Mukluks Especially  Useful?  Mukluks are high skin boots  worn by the Eskimo to keep out  the slush of spring and fall. The  sole o'f the mukluk is usually  made of bearded seal hide, while  -s are of common seal  hide. The seal - oil with which  they_ are impregnated makes  them waterproof. They are most  common in the We-tern Arctic.  Where Would You Gp To Find  Happy Adventure?  This is another of the delightful names Newfoundlanders  have given to their settlements.  Happy Adventure is on Bona-  vista Bay, near  Eastport.  Does The Prairie Dog Bark?  The prairie dog is rot a dog  at all but a burowing animal related to the ground squirrel. It  s;ets its name from the fact tha*  its call resembles the bark of  a dog. While it is found in great  nJumbers on the short-grass  prairie of the western plains of  the United States, the only  colonies in Canada are in the  Var Marie area of southern Saskatchewan. The adult grows to  about 16 inches in length from  nose to tip of tail and weighs  from two to three pounds. It is  reddish brown-above, lighter be-  -*��ath. The food of the nraj*n>  do2 is chiefly grasses, seeds and  roots.  Eroadcasts of major-league  baseball games, every Saturday have returned to the CBC  Trans-Canada radio network, at  10.30 a.m. PST. The game will  be heard each Saturday until  Sept 26. This year will be the  second for Game of the Day  broadcasts which originate in  the U.S| on the Mutual Broadcasting system. Doug Maxwell,  s.portscaster, above, is Canadian host.  BY MRS. A.A.  FRENCH  ��� A card party at the home of  Mr. and Mrs. Gurrnar Hanson  saw 22 guests honor Mr. and Mrs.  Jack Evans. They have sold their  home on Marine 'Drive and are  moving to New Westminster. Old  time residents, they will be missed by their friends.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Timson and  children formerly of Hong Kong  have been staying with their  aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs.  W. J. Mayne. The Timsons will  shortly leave Canada for England where they will mske their  home having bought a business  in Worthing, Sussex.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Blatchford and  ���'��� children will shortly reside in  Roberts Creek, having purchased  ;the  waterfront  property  of Mr.  ���������ar.d Mrs. Archie  Campbell.  The  ^Campbells will be moving to  Davis Bay.  .    Mr. and Mrs. J. Robinson have  ; moved to Squamish.  ��� Mrs. Jean Murphy is back after  some months spent with daughter  "Maureen, husband.and family at  ? Golden,   B.C.  ? Amongst the graduates at  Royal Columbia Hospital was  Mary Parker, daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. John Parker.  *���   Mrs. Syd Waters is in Pender  Hospital   but  is  expected homt  .  soon.  Fearlessness is the mother of  confidence.  r  CFPofficials  head association  T.G.. Wright was elected president of the Canadian Forestry  Association of B.C. at the April 16 annual meeting. He succeeds Hugh J. Hodgins. Vice-  presidents are: W. McMahan,  Canadian Forest Product��, Ltd.  J.S. Johannson, MacMillan and  Bloedel, Ltd.; and J. Ward Allen, Allen-Stoltze* Lumber Co.  Ltd.  Mr. Wright, who is chief forester for Canadian Forest Products Ltd., graduated from  Pennsylvania State University  in 1937, with a B.S. degree in  forestry and took his master's  degree at Duke University two  years later. A former associate  professor in the faculty of forestry at the University of British Columbia, 1939-43 and 1947  Mr. Wright joined Canadian  Forest Products Ltd in his present Apacity in 1948.  Tumalo stake*? should be  planted before the plants themselves are set out. 11 the stakes  are driven into the ground after  the toi!iato plant? have been set  t;*ere *���*** alwiy*" darger of in-  jurin*- the  roots.  The plants memseJves should  noi ��)f set out until alJ danger  oi frosi is oasi Also remember  that the plants respond to care  and cultivation  If vou huy vour tomato plants,  seiect otily sturdy stocky ones  Look for dark green ioliage  Dunl 0e tempted by tall."spindly  seedlings that top the plants in  other flats Thev are apt to grow  all to foliage, when what you  want in these days of hieh food  bills is an abundant crop of  actual tomatoes  Set   tomato   seedlings   a   little,  ���J^eper than they were growing  in the- flats or pots, as the case  may be.  As shown in the accompanying  Garden-Graph, o plant can be set  as deep as the first shoot of  leaves. Ii pot-grown, set the root  deep, as illustrated. The soil can  be filled in gradually as each  plant becomes established.  The lower leaf stems on a  tomato plant always turn yellow  and drop oft. Therefore, such  leaves can be removed at planting time, it vou so desire. ���  You may be intrigued by the  so-called Husk tomato Its fruits  are shown in the Garden-Graph.  They are yellow in color and each  is enclosed in a loose, paper-like  husk. The fruit is excellent for  preserving and for pies.  The Husk tomato is not a true  tomato.   It   is   also   called   the ���  Ground   Cherry    Winter Cherry  and Strawberry tomato.  Efldtor: Your valuable, paper  has been most useful in bringing many facets of the animal  problems of this district before the public but there is  another side which seems to  have been overlooked. While  every sympathy is due the owners of despoiled gardens and  violated property, what about  the poor unfortunate animals  who are harried and hounded  from place to place many times  with the aid of sticks and  stones.  In these days of super-markets the "elementary fact seems  often to be forgotten that from  the animal kingdom comes  much of our sustenance in the  nature of ..butter, cheese, milk,  wool,   etc.,   etc.   and  each and  every one of .these creatures  giving of suc-Vi-tribute is surely  entitled to gentle treatment. Incidentally most of the meat  which nourishes us1 is still-procured in this country by a method which is nothing less than  a vile iniquity.  May we say to these understandably irate folk ��� fight  for your rights by all means if  you will but please do it clean  ly. and through the proper-  channels and don't be guilty  of the gross stupidity of venting your spleen on any innocent sentient creature.  Eva M. Webb,  Secretary, S.P.C.A.  The first oil well in the U.S.  was in Titusville, Pa., in 1859.  DELICIOUS  CAKES - PIES - PASTRIES ���  PRODUCTS FRESH _ PRICES RIGHT  LLAGE BAKERY  Phone SECHELT 49  For A Treat  Enjoy DINNER at  OLE'S COVE  DINE IN THE RUSTIC DINING ROOM  Overlooking the Beautiful Malaspina Straits  OLE'S SUPERB MEALS ��� TASTEFULLY SERVED  Are Something to be Remembered  Come Once - You Will Come Again  WATCH FOR SIGN ON SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Phone SECHELT 142Y  MARSHALL  WELLS  Barnacle Bill's Marine Paint  prevents corrosion and  rotting .. . guards against the  destructive action of sea  water.   Specially made for  every marine use.  BARNACLE BILL'S  MARINE PAINT  BeOtcfym THE GALLON FOR ALL YOUR PAINTING NEEDS!  DWARE  Phone SECHELT 51  i ana _-_���__������ i  M��M��-JU***--_M--M**-fcK-*--**Ei��*M>*-*-***.l    MJJ^l-fc-Ut*��-Jtil-i--t--��-->��-'��-"*-��T----B---|--  ��� UlUUIttUUIIIIUIl  _--**--"U-*-i-M��-l��*--_-���������-���-.--J-*--!.��������!._��� ���������l|HIMIIMH*UHIIIIMI-mimillMII|l|||tHil|  miiHiiii  ��� PAR E -ySAJl *?R?>f >1T vT-TlILN?  ^F't?It:i^vt^l,S ^5r-  WBSEHWLY Wm GBBSQUiCr  --"��M>-f.**"W.1t".....j....-  GET YOUR COPY OF ADVANCE SALES CATALOGUE  l>rat3WI**W***********XW*MlMlp>BjI��BM��M����BM  '*'w���'i,'"ICT*>W-_W-**��l*'-������[*******W��ra*-**-TO Coast News, April 23, 1959. 7  COMING EVENTS  April 24, Roberts Creek Legion  Whist, 8 p.m.  April 27, 8 p.m., Elphinstone  Hi. P.T.A., plant sale.  April 28, 2 p.m. St. Hilda's  Hall, Sechelt,, Guides and  Brownies spring tea  April 28, 8 p.m., United church  hall, Gibsons Garden Club, regular meeting, election of officers and spring flower show.  New members are invited to  join.  April 30, Order of DeMolay,  Mothers' Circle, Tea and sale  of home cooking, United  Church Hall, 2-4 p.m:  May 1, Wilson Creek Hall, Variety Concert, ladies and children's choir and assisting artists. Admission 50c. 2-16-c  May 1, at 7:30 in St. Bartholomew's Church Kail, a family  party fbr all members.  May 8, United Churc-i Evening  Group W.A., B.C. Electric Glee  Club, 8 p.m., (Elphinstone Auditorium. 3-23-c  June 5, W.A. of Roberts Creek  United Church, tea and sale of  home cooking, etc. Church  Hall.     .  June 19, Sechelt Kinette Club  Bazaar, 7 p.m., Legion Hall.  July 10, O.E..S. Tea, home of  Mrs. Cummings, Roberts Creek  CAHD  OF  THANKS ~  May I extend my heartfelt  thanks to those of you who expressed your sympathy in so  many thoughtful ways during  my recent bereavement. Your  kindnesses have meant much to  me. Norman H. Hartley.  I express my heartfelt appreciation" to friends and neighbors for the many acts of kindness, cards and floral offerings  received during the illness and  passing of my dear husband.  Thank y'ou also to the pallbearers. Mrs. Harlow G. Smith.  My   sincere thanks to ail  my  friends and neighbors for cards  letters and flowers during nry  illness in hospital. Sincerely.  W.W.  Holmes.  Many thinks to all who cam-  to our assistance when our  home was razed by fire on April 6. Special thanks to the Sechelt Volunteer Fire Department, Canadian Legion 140,  Mrs. Lloyd Turner, Mrs. Tommy Tomko and Mrs. Gordon  Kennedy.  Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Brackett  and family.  _______________  RUSSELL ��� passed away on  April 17, 1959, John Russel],  aged 79, of Hillside, B.C. Funeral service Wednesday, April 22, 2 p.m. lrom Gibsons  United Church, Rev. D. Donaldson officiating. Interment Seaview Cemetery. Graham Funeral Home directors.  HELP WANTED  Girl for general clerical duties in Gibsons. High school  graduate preferred. Apply in  own handwriting, stating previous experience, if any, to  Box 534, Coast News. Permanent position if suitable.  NO COMPETITION  Anyone interested in a part  time or full time position, we  have an unusual set up for  salesmen or women in direct  selling. Gibsons or Sechelt  area, no travelling necessary,  car essential. If you want to  sell a product with no slack  season, have men like Arthur  Godfrey selling for you, and a  terrific national advertising  program behind it, it will pay  you to investigate this. Age no  barrier. Happy customers are  ready to recommend this won-  derlul product. Enquire Box  833 Westview, or phone HUn-  ter 3-8081 for personal interview.  WORK WANTED  __ ���  Experienced finishing carpenter wants work by. day or contract.  Phone Sechelt 78W.  BOATS  FOR SALE  12 ft. plywood runabout boat  wth windshield and steering  wheel. Ph. Sechelt 219 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.  Mon. to Fri  36-FT. CRUISER  Chrysler engine, Rockgas range  ���and heater, 2 anchors, ropes,  crockery, utensils. 4 foam mattress bunks. Top speed 10%  3-nots.  ���$5,500, half cash.  Haddock's,  Madeira Park. Ph.  TUrner 3-2248 2-16-1  PRINTING  Your    printer   is    as near aF  your telephone at 45-Q.  INSURANCE  TOTEM FLASHES  Fun, good prizes, excitement  galore. Bingo this Thursday,  8 p.m., Aprl 23, School Hall,  Gibsons.  Here is a very attractive 2  BR home, clean, neat, well  built, magnificent view from  living room. Full basement,  Duroid roof, life time siding.  Attractively priced at only  $7500 on terms.  Remember Bingo Thursday  at 8 this week, School Hall. All  proceeds for welfare on the  Sunshine Coast.  FINEST SUBDIVISION POTENTIAL IN B.C., 380 acres,  all usable land, most magnifi-  icent view areas, others with  deep rich loam. Government  highway through it, lights and  phone, hear ferry. Great demand for this area, and its  less: than $290 an acre. Will not  be sold except as whole plot.  It's such a grand property that  mere words cannot adequately  describe it. It offers sensational profts. We will gladly show  you this.  Are you looking for a very  good building lot, close in,  quiet, secluded area, surrounded by new homes. It's really  an excellent property and only  $800.  Here is "the business opportunity you have been waiting  for, boat rental, fishing tackle,  bait, boats, motors, office,  sheds, good floats, bait tanks,  in the very best fishing area  up here, good road access, doing splendid business. Well established and full price only  $8,000.  Why raise your family in a  city lot? Here we have 4 grand  acres, all gentle Southern  slope, 18 fruit and nut trees  barn, chicken house, flowers,  holly, trees, 3 bedroom stucco  'house, Duroid roof, cement  foundation, large fireplace in  LR, 3 pc bath, utility room,  Gumey combination range included and it's only $6950 on  terms of $1950 down, balance  arranged. Your children deserve the advantages of country life. Bus stops at gate. It's  a good buy.  See you at the big bingo  game this Thursday at 8,  School Hall, fun, excitement,  win money, all proceeds for  welfare work in the area.  NOTARY IN  OUR OFFICE  TOTEM REALTY  Owned and operated by  Harold Wilson  GIBSONS, B.C.  ANNOUNCEMENT  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  Tree falling, topping, or removing lower limbs for view.  Insured work from Port Mellon 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  WANT AD RATES  Condensed style 3 cents word,  minim-sim 55 cents. Figures in  groups of five or less, initials,  etc. count as one word. Additional insertions at half rate.  M-inimum 30c.  Cards of Thanks, Engagements,  In Memoriams. Deaths and Births  up to 40 words $1 per insertion,  3c per word over 40.  Box nn,*nbers 25c extra.  Cash with order. A 25c charge  is made when billed.  CLASSIFIED  DISPLAY  All advertising deviating from  regular classified style becomes  classified display and is charged  by the --casured agate line at  6c per line, minimum of 14 agate  lines.  Lesals .��� 17 cents p-^r count  line for first insertion then 13c  per count line for consecutive  insertions.  Classified adverHepments deadline 5 p.m. Tuesdaj**.  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  *  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  ATTENTION  CAR BUYERS  Our Low Cost  Financing and  Insurance  Plan will help you  make a  better deal.  BEFORE  you buy talk  to us.  Finest  life   plans   and   group  life insurance.  Sickness and accident plans  Dominion Automobile Association   Club  memberships.  Best  of Fire, Automobile and  Casualty insurance.  For  genuine   service   in  all  your insurance needs see  AGGETT AGENCIES Lid.,  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone 145  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Realty,  Gibsons.  SCOTT'S SCRAP BOOK  By R J. SCOTT  agw-*?^fe'-"*"eg|5***��*5  WATCH REPAIRS  2 4 room unfurnished cottages, Watch   and   Jewelry   Repairs.  Davis   Bay,   $30   month, each. Marine Men's Wear. Agents for  Aggett   Agencies,   Phone    Se- w- H. Grassie. Fast reliable ser-  chelt 145.                            2-16-1 v'^e.                                          tfn  Modern 2 br house, furnished,  inc. TV, comb. Fridge and  freezer. For rent with lease.  Gower Point rd., 5 mins. from  P.O. References required. $75  per month. Apply F. Schul-  stad, Gibsons. 2-16-p  One bedroom house, partly furnished. Adults. Phone Gibsons  S3M.  Hopkins Landing, on the beach,  two bedroom home, only $45  a month. References required.  Totem Realty, Gibsons.  2 bedroom unfurnished suite,  waterfront Roberts Creek. Ph.  Gibsons 19Y.  Two bedroom home close in,  nice view, garden area, $55  month. Several other rentals.  Totem Realty, Ph. 44, Gibsons.  BOARD AND ROOM  Room and board, or sleeping  rooms. Phone Sechelt 80T.   tfn  MISC. FOR SALE  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. ?'A inch mainline; 2,000 ft.  % inch haulback; 1 small high  lead block; 1 moving block; 1  bull block; 3 haulback blocks;  chokers and choker hooks; extra Studebaker for parts. AH  in good shape. Complete $1500.  Also large float, 40 ft. x 40  ft.; galvanized wrapped; no  teredos, $300. Apply J.G. Read,  Irvines Landing.  1 wood burning circulating  heater in good condition, 22'''  x 36//, fawn and black enamel  $25. Phone  Sechelt 225X.  Used combination oil and electric range, $70 cash. Phone  Gibsons 90W.  Wardrobe trunk, excellent condition, $35; framed mirror, 24  x 48, $25. Phone Sechelt 92K.  Small "Leek" fridge; 2 chests  of drawers; 2 chesterfield  chairs; table, 2 kitchen chairs;  lawn mower. Ph. Gibsons 145Y  Limited quantity freezing and  canning chicken, 12 birds for  $10. F. Holland, Gibsons 175G.  Top soil, cement gravel, washed and screened, road gravel  and' fill. Delivered and spread.  Phone Gibsons 148M or Sechelt  22. tfn  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 lb live eight. Will  pluck them for 5 c Ib if you  wish. Phone Gibsons 270. Elan-  der Farm.  WANTED  Old operatic records, any make  any age. Phone Gibsons 216T.  4-22-p  Baby Stroller. Phone Gibsons  72Q after 6 p.m.  Capital available for investment in mine on Sunshine  Coast. Totem Realty,  Gibsons.  Used furniture, or what have  you? Al's Uced Furniture, Gibsons Phone 243.  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 7  Construction ��� Alterations  Repairs ��� Concrete work  Sand, gravel & cr. rock.  Special  price   on   gravel   fill.  Gibsons  173Q. tfn  For Guaranteed Watch and  Jewelry Repairs, see Chris's  Jewelers, Sechelt. Work done on  the premises. tfn  DIRECTORY  ���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  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. 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  XV SERVICE  Radio  and   Electrical   Repairs  Phone Gibsons 93R  ELECTRIC WIRING  HOME! &  COMMERCIAL  IMMEDIATE ATTENTION  given all  jobs, large or small  NORM MacPHERSON  Gibsons 296F  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTOR  BRICKLAYER  Alex Simpkins  R.R.  1, Gibsons 217Q  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  H.M.S. ST. ANGELO was built  (H'fliE. MEDI-1-RRA.NEAM SEA MORE'THA.H  1,000 YEARS Aqo ��� A BWflSH'sHlP"  <&k< NEYER. puf <o SEA.  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  ELECTRICAL   WORK  Phone Sechelt  161  Eves.  130 or 19R  ;A*#'  MAY'DouB*-  SHEETIH*; B�� IHli��RM_P  ?  7E-,D-UBIE  SHtxzvis HAY*-.  Beeh found wfrtREE  -iENER/tflOHS 6F  <HE SAME FAMllY.  a     --l.lW  '   ' -TrfE D0Q  WHVC A.  UMVERSnY DI^REE.  BcrfK 5KEAHP  Her MAS-fEP./  ROBER.* BARMEffi  RECEIVED "foUR.  DECREES OH 'THE.  SAME t>M.kf   M  Stf-rfSoX UHaYERSify  PE-AHD.f----.i-A.  DIRECTORY (Continued)  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 ��� Sliopers  *  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, B.C.  Headquarters for Wool  Phone Gibsons 34F  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  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  FUELS  W.   FUHRMANN, prop.  Wood,  coal, Prest-o-logs  Phone Gibsons 95M  PENINSULA     CLEANERS  Cleaners  for the Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone  GIBSONS 100  Selma Park TV  & Radio Service  Night Calls and  Weekend  Servicing  GUARANTEED  SERVICE  Phone Sechelt 73Y  PENINSULA   TELEVISION  Radio and TV  SALES & SERVICE  Phone Gibsons 303  .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  DIRECTORY   (Continued)  i ������������ , ,i  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  ���������'  i <  SHILCOMB LOOKOUT  TOOL RENTAL  Chain and Skil Saws  Disk and Belt Sanders  Paint Spray, Drills  Concrete  Mixer  & Building  Jacks  Vancouver Rental Rates  ARCHIE   H.   WALKER  Phone TU3-2407  Church Services  ANGLICAN  Si. Bartholomews,    Gibsons  11 a.m. Matins  11 a.m. Sunday School  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  3:00 p.m. Evensong  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  St. Hilda's    Sechelt  11 a.m. Holy Communion  11.00 a.m.  Sunday School  PORT MELLON  The Community Chuicb  7:30 p.m. Evensong  UNITED  Gibsons  9.45 a.m. Sunday School  11 a.m. Divine Service  Roberts O-eek. 2 p.m.  Wilson   Creek  Sunday School 11 a.m.  3:30 p.m. Divine Service  ST. VINCENT'S  Holy Family,  Sechelt,    9 a.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10.30 a.m.  Port Mellon,   first   Sunday  of  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  Greek United Church  Bethal   Baptist   Church  7:30  P.M.,   Wed.,  Prayer  11:15 A.M., Worship Service  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  Pender Harbour Tabernacle  Sunday School. 10 a.m.  12:00 a.m. Morning   Service  7:30 p,m, Wednesday     Pray*  er Meeting  REWARD  For information leading to the conviction of  person or persons responsible for breaking Neon  sign at the Pender Harbour Hotel. Notify R.C.M.P.  Sechelt, or Neon Products, Vancouver. 8   Coast News, April 23, 1959.  (Continued. from Page 3)  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; S mos., $1.00  United States and Foreign, $3.00 per year. 5c per copy.  Low municipal taxes  News that the Gibsons municipal mill rate remains as it  has for the last few years at 13 mills, should be heartening information to taxpayers.  It is a good advertisement for Gibsons from more than  one point of view. It shows wise handling of tax money by the  men elected to the village commission. This may sound like a  pat on the back just because the tax mill rate has been held at  a certain figure. The pat on the back covers much more than that.  It covers the hours members of the village commission put in  studying the needs of the village in roads, water, maintenance  and other smaller area�� of expenditure.  It shows there is a good basic understanding of what has  occurred in the past in relation to what is happening today, and  jvice versa. It shows the village commissioners respect taxpayers'  money otherwise there would be many grandiose schemes for  development in this area. They will come, and based on the present type of village commission Gibsons enjoys, they will come  naturally, which is the proper way.  Considering the size of its population Gibsons is a fine  place in which to live. There were those people who when Black-  Bail Ferries moved to Langdale, preached blue ruin. There will  tie those who when a highway is established to bypass Gibsons  ���will add their cries of woe. Gibsons has nothing to worry about.  It will be a community! well worth living in, providing the taxpayers support the type of village commission it has had this  last many years. There may be slight disagreements in some  people's minds because their world starts at the front door and  ends at their back door, but they are few, thank goodness.  A lamp of Knowledge  Canada's Library Week lasted from April 12 to 18 but  there is no reason why the Sunshine Coast area should not continue the idea of Library Week over a longer period in order to  impress the mind with the idea libraries are a necessity.  Dorothy Canfield Fisher when delivering a lecture at the  New York Public Library some time before she died last November, said she always stepped into the local library wherever she  happened to be and took its condition as more or less an indication of the more or less civilized plane of living in the community.  There is common sense in the above and a well organized  library usually is due tb the care taken in starting and keeping  it going. There are two good libraries on the Sunshine Coast, one  at Port Mellon and the other at Gibsons.  To carry the suggestion of the value of a good library a  little further, the experienced eye can tell almost at a glance  whether a newspaper has a library and whether it makes use of  it. When we speak of newspaper, the larger dailies are meant because it is difficult for the average small weekly to organize a  proper library but it would be to their advantage to have the  beginnings of one. A good public library can also make an impression in a community by helping its citizens acquire knowledge.  There is a vast fund of information available to everyone if they will only learn how to dig into existing publications.  The Gibsons and Port Mellon libraries, while in their infancy,  are a credit to their communities but they can be made better  through use. With so much information that needs gleaning, being broadcast by the press, radio and television the individual  seeking to straighten out the facts that revolve around him or  her has a good source to delve into in a well-organized library.  Areas with good libraries can always* turn out students who  have a good grounding in the essentials the students require ���  because it was made available. That availability would be the  result of the efforts of older people who know what knowledge  can do when applied. Naturally money would be involved but  when money iri translated into Knowledge in the minds of those  desiring it ��� why quibble over the value of money?  To pick up Dorothy Canfield Fisher's remarks again she  said in her lengthy speech that there are projects, to make libraries more useful to the community at large ��� if only the community would wake up to the po��**:*ibilities and provide a little more  of the financial and moral support needed.  Enough has been said to make residents of the Sunshine  Coast realize the libraries do help to make a community a better place in which to live.  iiiMmMimummmHuimnnminummmmmnmtmmgitHwinniwiy  Mission  A fine Orange Soft Drink made with  California Valencia Oranges  r9W9**B*��v*m*MmrM9**wm  The Sorg and Oglesby divisions produce printing papers,  boards, and tissues, with four  paper machines each.' The  Smith division, with one large  kraft paper machine, produces  multi-wall sack paper and kraft  specialties. The Smith division  is the only one to use a significant amount of kraft pulp.  Technical director of the Sorg  Company at the time Port Mellon was acquired was Ralph B.  ("Docj") Roe, inventor many  years previously of the universally known Roe Chlorine Num  ber. He died in 1948.  The Sorg Paper Company  Limited was incorporated in  B.C. on July 17, 1941.  Production was then about  100 tons per day, but the small  digesters and inadequate caus-  ticizing and recovery equipment made further progress difficult. The housing situation  in Port Mellon was, however,  greatly improved from previous times, and there was less  difficulty in attracting staff. A  general spirit of good fellowship held in spite of the production troubles, and the  weekly poker parties in the old  Guest House were noted for  their conviviality.  As production grew during  the forties, so did the load on  No. 9 boiler and the H.R.T.'s  all of which were still burning  hog fuel. These boilers, not  being equipped with fly-ash  collectors, created what can  only be called the Era of Great  Black Dandruff. If there is any  more irritating memory of Port  Mellon than that of continually finding dozens of pieces of  fly-ash in one's hair, or working their way to destruction between one'�� collar and neck,  it has not been recorded.  In Sorg days, Chinese were  employed to pick over the sawmill slab material for routing  to the barkers, chippers, etc.  Some 50 or more were engaged,  living a life of their own in  bunkhouses near the sawmill.  In addition were the dormitory  and cookhouse personnel, Henry Won Jew being the only  remaining representative in  1958.  The Sorg Paper Company  and its main customers for  multi-wall sack paper were,  however, finding it increasingly difficult to compete with integrated (i.e. combined pulp  and paper) mills in the Southern U.S. The Raymond Bag  Company for example, had  long been a steady customer of  the Sorg Company for this type  of paper and, while Sorg and  Raymond had benefitted greatly during the war years from  Port Mellon's pulp supply, the  economic trend was now  against them. In 1948, for tlie  first time, efforts were made  to sell Port Mellon pulp on the  open market. Several reputable  sales concerns, including Acer  & Co., and Bulkley Dunton Inc.  were engaged at various times.  Later the Powell River Sales  Company handled West Coast  business. Sales were quite  promising for a while but tapered off sharply in 1949, just  as new digesters and a new  recovery plant were put on the  line.  Mr. Lewis died suddenly of  a heart attack at the end of  1948. This, combined with the  poor market situation caused  some pessimism at the mill.  Promisees were made that the  mill would not be closed, but  by July the economic facts had  become too hard for the parent company and closure was  announced. Residents were given a month or so to remove  from Port Mellon. A small  maintenance staff was kept on  under Jack Boa, former carpenter foreman. Tom Bentham,  George Hostland, Harold Stewart, Jim Swan and Chris Wood  comprised the staff. School  was continued in tlie school  building on mill property. The  mill itself was offered for sale  at this time, but no one was interested in it.  In June, 1950, due to the Korean war, the demand for kraft  pulp started to improve. The  Sorg -Paper Company wa�� not  interested in running the Port  Mellon mill itself and found  many companies interested in  purchasing it.  A reorganization offer by  Canadian Forest Products interests and Perkins-Goodwin  Co., was accepted.  The name Sorg Pulp Company Limited was changed to  Howe Sound Pulp Company  Limited on March 8, 1951.  The Canadian Forest Products interests comprised a  group of companies with the  following background; it may  be said to have commenced  with the arrival in Canada in  1938 of Mr. Otto Pick, his family and associates. These included his son Mr. J.G. Prentice, and son-in-law, Mr. L.L.G.  Bentley. Mr. Prentice, a doctor  of laws from the University of  Vienna, had been actively engaged in the textile business  in Austria and Czechoslovakia.  Mr. Bentley, also educated at  the University of Vienna, and  a textile engineer, had been  connected with that industry  in Austria. The Pacific Veneer  Company Limited was organized in 1938, and this was joined  in the next few years by several other companies concerned with sawmilling and logging  A consolidation of these was  effected in 1944 under tha  name Canadian Forest Products Limited, with Mr. Otto  'Pick as president, and Messrs.  Prentice and Bentley as vice-  presidents. Mr. Pick died in  1950 and Mr. Prentice succeeded him as president.  Mr. L.L.G. Bentley became  the first president of the Howe  Sound Pulp Company Limited;  with directors as follows: J.G.  Prentice, first vice-president;  Wm. McMahan, second vice-  president; D.G. Driscoll, Russell Mill��, H.V. Whittal, A.I.  Strike, W.E. Burns and S.G.  Blankinship.  Mr. Paradis was engaged as  resident   manager.    The   mill  started up in April 1951, with  a goodly number of the same  employees who had been with  it previously. Before the mill  opened,  Sandwell & Company  of Vancouver wa�� engaged as  consultant for modernizing the  mill and  expanding it to  173  tons   production per  day.   An  extensive   rebuilding program,  mainly by B.C. Bridge & Dredg  ing Company went on  simultaneously with the  operations  for several years. The mill was  virtually completely rebuilt.  Mr. D.F. Williamson, formerly project engineer for Sand-  well & Company on the Port  Mellon project, wasi engaged  as operating manager in 1953,  returning to Sandwell & Company in 1956. Mr. Paradis became manager of the Hudson  Pulp & Paper Company mill at  Palatka, Florida. Mr. E.C. Sherman, previously of the Port  Townsend, Washington, mill of  Crown Zellerbach Corporation  came to Port Mellon as pulpmill superintendent. Mr. C.B.  Davies joined Port Mellon as  resident manager in 1956, from  John Inglis & Company and  several well-known pulp and  paper mills in Eastern Canada.  In    October,     1953,     Howe  Sound 'Pulp Company Limited  changed its name to Canadian  Forest Products Ltd., and the  ii-terests of Perkinsi-Goodwin  Co., and the Sorg Paper Company were bought out by the  majority interest. Port Mellon  became the Howe Sound Pulp  Division of Canadian Forest  Products Ltd.  Directors and officers of  Canadian Forest Products Ltd.  are: J.G. Prentice, president;  L.L.G. Bentley, vice-president;  Wm. McMahan, vice-president;  Russell Mills, H.V. Whittall,  A.E. Strike, S.G. Blankinship,  W.S. Burns, directors, CM. Edward, secretary, R.B. Bentley,  treasurer and assistant secretary, and E. Linder, assistant  secretary.  Mr. William McMahan directs the Pulp Division. Manager of the Capilano Timber Company in Vancouver before he  joined Canadian Forest Products, Mr. McMahan was the  subject of a "Prominent Men  in the Industry" review in the  "���Pulp & Paper Magazine of  Canada" during 1953.  Messrs. Mills and Whittall  manage the Englewood and  Hunting-Merritt Divisions respectively. Mr. Burns is general sales manager of Pacific  Veneer and Plywood Division.  Authorized capital of the company is $3,500,000 divided into  28,320 non-cumulative redeemable preferred shares of $100  each and 6,680 common shares  of $100 each.  The pulpmill's chip supply  has, from the start in 1951,  been integrated with the operations"   of  the  Eburne   Saw  mills Division. In more recent  years chips from the PacifiG  Veneer division and from other  sawmills) up the Fraser River  have entered the picture to a  certain extent as production  has grown at Port Mellon.  During the last several years  a further steady, but less spectacular expansion, has been going on at the pulpmill. The  completion of the road link between Port Mellon and Gibsons Landing in 1954 has been  a lasting boon to the community.  Guaranteed Watch &  Jewelry Repairs      t  Chris* Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  FOR SALE  Bids are invited on a portion  of Block 61, D.L. 1023, Group 1,  N.W.D. This lot, 0.23 acres, is  situate in the Madeira Park area.  Tenders, in sealed envelopes  marked "Madeira Park Site,"  will be received on or before  6 p.m. on Saturday, April 25,  1959.  The highest or any bid will not  necessarily be accepted.  The Board of School Trustees  School District No. 46 (Sechelt)  ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL SOCIETY  ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  The Annual General Meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m.  April 26, 1959  in the  Pender Harbour Community Hail  Madeira Park, B.C.  This is Your Hospital - Please Attend  Remodelling.  ?  Rockqas  ROCKGAS PROPANE HEATS  THIS 1005 sq. ft. HOME  FOR $220 ON THE  SECHELT PENINSULA  Include  GAS  in those plans  for your home  Enquire TODAY how you  can best plan to put in gas  TOMORROW ��� Ask about  our Meter Plan that allows  you to pay for your fuel  monthly as you use it.  Bey  Rocta  MORE  HI MORE  g|    MORE  the mains there are so many ways  can give yon more for less-Automatically  ECONOMY ��� Lower initial cost and low operating cost year after  year with a minimum of maintenance.  SELECTION ��� Gas gives you more appliances and sizes to choose  from ������ A furnace tailor-made for every sized home.  FREE TIME ��� Gas appliances are all completely automatic for cooking, water heating, clothes drying and heating ��� set the dial iand forget it and get more out of life.  AND MORE HOT WATER ���- Size for size ��� nothing can gve you  as much hot water as a gas water heater.  USE FROM LESS CLOTHES ��� Nothing dries clothes as fast as a gas  clothes dryer -��� And so economical too.  FLEXIBILITY ��� Compact, attractive gas heating units can be built  into walls and closets���no chimney needed and so quiet and clean too.  VALUE IN YOUR HOME ��� Gas improves the value of your home  ��� Accepted by N.H.A. and V.L.A. ��� Available through your local  bank Home Improvement Loan with no down payment.  ENQUIRE TODAY HOW ROCKGAS CAN HELP YOU TOMORROW  MORE  ^ MORE  g$    MORE  MORE  Phone SECHELT 3  Phone GIBSONS 33 Girl Guides do not ask for  money. They earn the money  they need. When one of their  memBers comes to your door, beginning May 1st, buy her Girl  Guide Cookies. They help finance  equipment for indoor and outdoor activities which build good  citizens.  Sfev^f*') ��s  BSEB  NOTICE OF INTE1NTION 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  2V2 chains East; thence 10  chains M/L South and containing 21/_ 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  2% chains West; thence 10  chains M/L South and containing 2V2 acres, more or less, for  the purpose of summer home.  Allen Keenleyside  Dated March 25th. 1959.   POUND   DISTRICT   ACT  WHEREAS notice has been  ���duly given of the intention to  constitute as a Pound District  certain land in the vicinity of  Gibsons Landing, which may be  more particularly described as  follows:��� Commencing at the  north-west corner of Lot G94,  Group 1, New Westminster District, being a point on the v.ost-  erly high water mark of Shoal  Channel, Howe Sound; ther.ee  in a general south-westerly direction along-the^ said west*vr*V **  high water mark of Shoal Channel to the south-east corner of  Indian Reserve No. 26 "CHECK-  WELP"; thence westerly and  northerly along the southerly  and westerly boundaries. of said  Indian Reserve No. 26 to the  most southerly boundary of Lot  687; thence westerly along the  most southerly boundary of Lot  687 and the southerly boundary  of Lot 688 to the north-east corner of Lot 1328; thence southerly  along the easterly bounldaries of  Lots 1328, 685A and 842 to the  south-east corner of said Lot  842, being a point on the high  water mark of the Strait of  Georgia; thence in a general  north-westerly direction along the  said high water mark of the Strait  of Georgia to the most westerly  south-west corner of Lot 906;  thence northerly along the westerly boundary of said Lot 906 to  the north-west corner thereof;  thence easterly along the northerly boundaries of Lots 906 and  907 to the; south-west corner of  Lot 902; thence northerly and  easterly along the westerly and  northerly boundaries of said Lot  902 to the north-east corner  thereof; thence easterly along  the northerly boundary of Lot  690 to the north-east corner  thereof; thence northerly and  easterly along the westerly and  northerly boundaries of Lots  691, 9114 and 692 to the northeast corner of said Lot 692;  thence southerly along the easterly boundary of said Lot 692  to the north-east corner of Lot  ���93; thence easterly along the  northerly boundaries of Lots  693 and 694 to the aforesaid  north-east corner of Lot 694, being the point of commencement-  AND WHEREAS objections to  the constitution of *_uch proposed Pound District have been  recorded:  THEREFORE NOTICE IS  HEREBY GIVEN that the majority of the proprietors of land  within the above-described district must ,within thirty days  from the posting and publishin-{  of this notice, forward to the  Minister of Agriculture their  petition in the form required by  Section 5 of the "Pound District  Act," or otherwise such proposed Pound District will not be  eonstituted.  (Signed) NEWTON P. STEAC5.  Minister of Agriculture  Department of Agriculture,  Victoria. B.C.  March 23rd, 1959  "NOTE: The word "proprietor"  in the "Pound District  Act" means any holder  or occupier of land under whatever tenure,  or any superintendent,  overseer, servant, or  other person acting for  holder or occupier.  Topping the list in this year's  Liberty Magazine All-Canada  TV poll for "best announcer"  was Bruce Marsh, 32-year-old  CBC staff announcer. In addition to his television duties,  Bruce Marsh is regularly heard  on the Trans-Canada and the  Dominion networks of CBC  radio.  Keats cove park  for this year  Continued expansion of the  provincial parks program, with  special emphasis on development  in the north and a broadening  of the program of fish and game  management were forecast by  the Hon. Earle C Westwood,  minister of recreation and conservation, speaking in the legislature.  The marine park program begun last year will be expanded  and new sites will be completed  at Montague Harbour on Galianp  Island, Tent Island near Chemainus and Plumper's Cove on  Keats Island. Mr. Westwood declared the small boat population  of the province is how over 60,-  000 vessels and the need for  more marina picnic and campsites was increasing rapidly.  The minister quoted figures to  show the increase in park use  during the past ten years and  said that in 1948 116,000 people  visited- provincial parks^-During  1958 the figure will exceed 2,-  400,000 visitors, he said. B.C.  parks now comprise 8,417,985  acres divided amuig 126 parks.  During 1958 camping facilities  were increased by 26 percent  "butjuse increased by 50 percent,  he declared.  So dainty and useful!  Give a  ; Tjew look to your home with this  . charming  chair set;  also forms  matching oval doilies.  Pattern 502: .crochet directions,  charts for 13xl7-inch chair back.  8xl2V2 armrest, 8x24 and 17x25-  inch doilies in No. 50 cotton.  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.  ^end for a copy of 1959 Laura  Wheeler Needlecraft Book. It  has lovely designs to order: em-  broicbry, 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.  Keep dangerous liquids placed beyond the reach of children?  Lock up dangerous, unused  icebox outside?  Coast News, April 23, 1959.   9  Only way to get along with  some people is to get along without them.  '&��!*--���������_���---at _�������____���--*��'  ��� ������ i-.-*��� _a-���-.������*���*��� j-a��s-<-t*-B._--as_a--*--BM_u_..  i*msMM**nm*M*fM*wr,  In the kitchen do you ���  Have linoleum treated with  non-skid wax?  Have stove and sink well  lighted?  Have fan to take out fumes?  Use stave pilot light for  lighting burners?  Take all precautions with  electric stoves?  Follow instructions carefully  when   using pressure  cooker?  Have ample supply of hot  dish holders?  Make certain that electric  grills, waffle irons, etc. will  not overload the lines?  Be extremely careful when  opening tin cans?  Have metal containers for  cans and paper?  Be careful when reaching  into high cupboards?  In the utility room do you ������'  Keep all appliances in good  working order?  Have all appliances properly oiled  and greased?  Keep all water and gas lines  properly tagged?  Have gas pipe lines painted  red?  Have cold water pipe lines  painted blue?  Have hot water pipe lines  painted yellow?  Have drain and sewer pipes  painted black?  Use all precautions when using appliances?  Have instruction booklets  handy for each appliance?  Have name of appliance dealer attached to appliance?  Have proper storage for  waste paper?  Have utility room properly  lighted and ventilated?  Have rubber floor insulating  mats for   appliances?  Have special containers for  soap  and  detergents?  ' Have    metal     top    ironing  board?  Have metal container or  stand for electric iron?  Have your clothes lines properly hung?  Have metal containers for  rubbish?  Guaranteed   Watch   &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris* Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  ELPHINSTONE HIGH SCHOOL  DOORS OPEN AT 7 O'CLOCK  EXHIBITS - CONCERT- DISPLAYS  Adults 75c  Students 35c  ���_-as��n*ii��i>��,ii'i��'>'BiiaBB-��is-niisnsiBatsacitiit*tiitiasiiiim)r��n'K>saaaHaaa*i  Peninsula Boxing Club  Junior  BOXING SHOW  GIBSONS SCHOOL HALL  APRIL 25 - 7.30 p.m  PORT MELLON AND GIBSONS BOXERS  ADMISSION: $1.00 ��� 75c ��� 25c  is?'    W  electric ranges  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-side" 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 ftdl selection of automatic electric ranges at your appHance dealer's now  For Best DeaJ In Electrical Appliances CaSS  'S  HARDWARE,  Sechelt JOHN   WOOD   HARDWARE   &   APPLIANCES  Phone SECHELT 51 Phone GIBSONS 32  RICHTER'S   RADIO   &  TV   CENTRE C & S SALES & SERVICE  Phone SECHELT 6 Phone SECHELT 3 10   Coast News, April 23, 1959.  We   Are  Never   Undersold ��� Compare our  Prices  with others  and  be Convinced  Gigantic Smoked  MEAT SALE  1/2 or Whole  PICNIC  HAMS  Boneless nnt  HAMS   "lb-  Ready to Eat  SMOKED  JOWL  ore  BACON a  lb.  SMOKED  PORK  ore  HOCKS a  lb.  No. 1  SIDE   yinc  BACON ���ib,  Devon Brand  BACK  BACON  Piece or Sliced  Choice Ve  at  Low, Low PRICE  FREEZER PACKS are  our SPECIAL FIELD.  We offer the ��NLY  COMPLETE Freezer  Service on the Peninsula  Cut,  Wrapped  &   Flash  Frozen  The Store of Quality  Phone SECHELT 1  MOORE ��� COMEAU  Holy Family Church was the  scene of a double ring ceremony Saturday morning, April  18, when -Paula Marie Moore,  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P.  Moore became the bride of  Pierre Comeau. Rev. Father  O'Grady officiated.  The bride's ballerina length  gown of lace and net over satin was embroidered with sequins. A small cap of the same  material held her short veil  and she carried a bouquet of  white and red carnations.  The bridesmaid, Miss Ger-  maine Accarius of White Rock,  wore a peach satin ballerina  length dress and carried white  ���carnations with blue and yellow iris.  After the ceremony a dinner  was held at the Moore home  for the fami__es aau ci__e  friends. Later in the evening"  an open house was held at the  couple's new home followed by  the reception in the Port Mellon Community Hall.  The bride'�� uncle, Mr. W.  Anderson gave the toast to the  bride and two cousins, Susan  and Reid Anderson, danced.  Mrs. Comeau wore a navy  blue suit with white acessories  and red carnation corsage when  the couple left on their honeymoon to the interior of B.C.  and Washington. They will  make their home in Port Mellon on their return.  LOST A PIPE?  A smoker lost his pipe at a  recent funeral at St. Bartholomew's Anglican church and the  person who found it delivered  it to the Coast News where it  now rests.  iTr^^^^S^Trj^  s-s^iii-S^  GOOD TRADESMAN  Painting ��� Decorating  Rolling ��� Paper hanging  INTERIOR .��� EXTERIOR  CLEAN ��� DEPENDABLE  WORK GUARANTEED  VICTOR DAOUST  R.R.1,  GIBSONS ��� Ph. 263G  EXPERT  ATI EN Fi ON  TO  OUTBOARD   &  INBOARD MOTORS  SOLNIK'S  SERVICE STATION  SecheSt Highway  GIBSONS 220K  SALES & SERVICE  FOR  NEW  McCULLOUGH  CHAIN SAWS  SCOTT-ATWATER  OUTBOARD MOTORS  Captain Samuel George Mortimer, one of the oldest master  mariners on the coast, who left  Gibsons in the middle of March,  with his daughter, Mrs. L.B.  Knight of Gibsons and her husband to visit relatives in England, died on April 9 at tillage of 89. Death occurred in  Warwick while visiting A  daughter.  He had served as a mariner  for 60 years and was known  over a wide area. He is also  a Mason. The funeral service  was held April 14 at Warwick.  owSing  BY ORV MOSCRIP  The winter leagues are finished but not all of the playoffs have been run off. The  winners to date are:  Sechelt Ten Pin League: The  winner was Home Oil ��� the|  players, Al Fox, Jack Fox, Leo*  Johnson, Bernie Duval, Sam  MacKenzie and Jack Nelson.  Runner up was Hansen's Transfer.  Sechelt Ladies League: The  winner was the Do-Heads and  the players ��� Dorothy Smith,;  Marg Marshall, Honor Carbon-,  neau, Arvella Benner, Chris  Crucil. There is a playoff for  runner-up.  Gibsons Mixed: The winner-  was  Shell Oil ��� the players,?  Doreen Hough, Flo Robertson,  Joe Schutz, Jim McVicar, Alex  Robertson.     The    runner    up  team, Mirabilia.  Peninsula Commercial: The  winner was Redmans and the  players ��� Grethe Taylor, Roy  Taylor, Lee Redman, Jack Redman, Eve Moscrip, Orv Moscrip, Al Lynn. .The runner-up,  Village Bakery  No.  1.  Ball & Chain: The winner,  the Roll-Ons, pltyers ��� Roy  Lynn, Ruth Harrison, Polly  Chamberlain, Bob Holden. The  runner-up,  Ups & Down.  The Vancouver Province had  this to say of Mr. Mortimer:  A native of Devonshire, he  came to the Pacific Coast as a  young man in a sailing ship,  and for some years fished on  the .Columbia River.  He came to B.C. about 1899,  r.nd served in many coastwise  ships and fishing vessels.  He was a pioneer on the Sechelt run, operating the passenger steamers Sechelt and  Tartar for the Sechelt Steamship Co.  Later, with the late Capt.  Charles Polkinghorne, he was  one of the founders of the All  Red Line, operating the steamers Selma and Santa Maria.  The Selma was formerly the  luxury yacht of the Marquis  of Anglesey, while the Santa  Maria was formerly the yacht  of Lorg Llangattock.  After the purchase of the  All Red Line by> Union Steamships in 1915, Captain Mortimer served in many ships,  including command of the fire-  boat.  He was a skipper with Harbour Navigation Co. until his  retirement two years ago.  Captain   Mortimer   liked   to  BOXING NOTES  (By Bill Nioholls)  Local fight fan�� are in for a  treat this weekend. The growing Peninsula Boxing Club has  schedulel a second card for  Saturday*- at Gibs'l|ns School  Hall starting at 7:30.  The ten bout show will present a number of boys who did  not appear on the first card.  Among these will be the battling Lavine brothers, Marcel  and Claude, the former doing  battle with Port Mellon's Paul  "The Panther" Gallant, ��� while  brother Claude squares off  with Mugs Mulligan.  A second bout that should  prove popular will bring together flea weights Roy Pu-  chalski and Paul Watson, both,  five years old.  Also appearing on the show  as a special attraction will be  one and possibly two exhibition bouts from Dave Brown's  Wallace Athletic Club of Vancouver.  Tickets may be obtained by  contacting members of the Peninsula Boxing Club or may be  purchased at the door Saturday  night.  Police Court  In Magistrate Johnston's Court,  a 16-year old girl was committed  to the Girl's Industrial Home on  being convicted of breaking, entering and theft.  William Hearst, Williams Lake,  was fined $15 for being intoxicated near Sechelt.  Thomas Lepage, Victoria, paid  $10 for failing to produce a  driver's license.  It cost Stanley Moffat, Halfmoon Bay, ?30 for driving without due care  and  attention.  Johnny Paul, Sechelt, was fined S10 for being in possession  of beer illegally.  A youth was fined $20 for being a minor in possession of beer  and also fined $30 for driving  without due -care and attention.  William Shane, Halfmoon Bay,  was fined $10 for failing to have  a tail light on his vehicle.  James Rogers, Gibsons; Henry-  Smith, Gibsons; Brounie Karr.-  insky. Lethbridge; Roy Erickson,  Sechelt and George Abirle, Sechelt, were each fined $25 for  speeding.  Robert D. Wright, N.D.  NATUROPATHIC     PHYSICIAN  Graduate of  Cal.   Chiropractic   College,   Etc.  MON., WED., FRI..���1 to 4 p.m.  or   any time by appointment  PHONE 172-W ��� GIBSONS  Guaranteed   Watch   &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris* Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  WE HAVE NOT RAISED PRICES!!  OUR LARGE STOCK OF SMALL AND MAJOR APPLIANCES  IS STILL PRICED AT PRE-BUDGET LEVELS  Buy Now and Save  FRIGIDAIRE SPECIAL  8 cu. ft., FREEZER CHEST ��� AMPLE DOOR SPACE  Priced NOW at ONLY $239  VANCO  Polished Steel Top ��� 17" Oven ��� Warming Drawer ��� High Shelf  9   WITH POPULAR DICKINSON BURNER ���  Operates Efficiently Despite Power Failure  NOW ONLY $269.95  FOR QUALITY MERCHANDISE AT LOWER PRICES  recall that he took the original of Mount Hermon Lodge, A.F.  party of Brooks-Scanlon Lum- and A.M.  ber Co. officials up to Powell Captain    Mortimer   is    sur-  Riper, which led to the found- vived  by  his   daughter,   Mrs.  ing of the paper mill. L.B. Knight of Warwick, Eng-  He  was   a  charter  member land, formerly of Gibsons. :  LEGION  HALL ��� GIBSONS  SALE OF COOKING  TEA CUP READING BY MADAME X  Sponsored by L.A. to Canadian Legion 109  II--.M--��lW,WCTW,��,,,,,B_,W,>,,,,.,,,C,���������.,,���^  UltllltMltlUmitBllt'  Gibsons Social Welfare Club  Leg.��!. Hall 8 p.m. ��� MONDAY, APRIL 27  WANTED - ACREAGE  FROM 10 TO 200 ACRES OR  MORE OF VACANT LAND  INTERESTED IN EITHER WATER  FRONT OR PROPERTY CLOSE  TO GOOD HIGHWAY  GIVE LOCATION, PRICE, Etc., IN REPLY  BOX 535, COAST NEWS  Gibsons Neat Market  WEEKEND SPECIALS  Thurs., Fri., Sat.  MEATS  LEAN  GROUND BEEF ohadea 2 lbs. 89c  GRADE T FOWL 39c Ib.  Standing RIB ROAST <*. A 69c Ib.  SPARE    RIBS   Lean - Meaty 49C  h  Our Specialty, Home Cured Corned Beef  PRODUCE  ORANGES8���-      2 doz. 59c  LETTUCE    Large Crisp Heads    2  TOT 25C  GROCERIES  POLY PACK TEA BAGS  COTTAGE CREESE 2  100's  Cartons for  79c  45c  Phone GIBSONS 32  JUMBO BEVERAGE SETS ea. $1.49  NEW STORE HOURS  OPEN WED. MORNINGS ��� 8.30 - 12.30  OPEN FRIDAY NIGHTS TILL 9 p.m.  Ken Watson, Prop.  PHONE 52

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