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Array DANNY'S  DINING ROOM  JUST  FINE  FOOD  Phone GIBSONS 140  Billiard r . I  % Archives B. c.,  Parliament Bid?:.*  Victoria�� fi. c.  SERVING THE  GROWING  SUNSHINE  COAST  Published in Gibsons, B.C. Volume 11, Number 30, August 6  1959.  RAY  WHlilNG  RADIO-CONTROLLED  fHONE      9K(\     GIBSONS  24 HR. COURTEOUS SERVICE  Transportation bids  before school bd.  The board cf school trustees  welcomed Norman Hough back  to his chair at JuJy 13 meeting.  During his absence Mr. Hough  visited 52 different schools in  Eastern Canada, the British Isles  and the continent. These visits  to trade schools, secondary  schools and universities provided Mr. Hough with a clearer picture of the methods of education in other countries.  The many transportation runs  were again brought to the board  and several bids were received  and considered. To date contracts  have been awarded to A. E.  Harding, Nelson Island boat  run; Cecil Lawrence, Bus routes  Port Mellon to Gibsons, Sechelt  local, Sechelt to Gibsons; A.' E.  Anderson, Roberts Creek local,  Roberts Creek to Gibsons; Gower Point and Soames Point; Sak-  _naw Development Go. the Halfmoon Bay, Madeira Park Kleindale, Oyster Bay Road and Egmont routes. The balance of the  tenders will be considered at the  next meeting.  As considerable damage has  been done to schools and school  property in recent years it was  decided to erect signs on all  school property to read: "No admittance to these grounds except on official business. Trespassers will be prosecuted."  Notices of this kind will givo  the board the authority to lay  formal charges against people  causing malicious damage to  schools and esuipment.  The transfer of Grade V and  Grade VI pupils from the Irvines  Landing School to Madeira Park  School has met with the full approval of parents.  Thorough      investigation      cf  class room space for the pupils  of the new Trail Bay Jr. High  School has been, made, and it  has been decided to erect three  temporary class rooms in the  basement of the Sechelt Elementary School. The necessary alterations are already underway and  it is expected these rooms will  be completed by Sept. 1st.  The secretary was requested  to write to people concerned that  the Egmont School Building is  not to be *used for any purpose  at any time, without the approval  )of the Board in writing.  The Retarded Children's Association has been advised that  this board will pay $200 per  month towards assistance of expenses, commencing September,  1959, and that the beard will review costs of the program before the next budget is prepared.  ^.,-Mr..-.--:EalirAi.v*.reBortedv>***Qn::.1thq.  meeting of the South Coast  branch of School Trustees in  Powell River on July 4 which  was attended by four members  of the Sechelt board. It was felt  that meetings of trustees of the  different school districts will  prove of much value as resolutions and topics of interest may  be discussed and advice and experience exchanged.  The board accepted with regret the resignation of Mr. Q. M.  Russell from this district. Mrs.  Dorothy L. Moss has been transferred to the Elphinstone High  School to the music and commercial departments. Mrs. Burns  was requested to make further  inquiries regarding relieving  teachers for the district and report to the next meeting. The  list of new appointments and  transfers of teachers will be announced later.  RCAF crack Golden Hawks:  jet flight will perform wingtip-  tc-wii-g.ip formation aerobatics at the Pacific National Exhibition fom Aug. 22 to Sept.  7. The six, golden-painted Sabre Jets will hurtle through  the air at near the speed of  sound in rolls, loops and  "bomb-burst" over Burrard Inlet just off the fairgrounds.  The Hawks were the hit of the  ishow on their recent visit to  Vancouver's international air  display.  New July 1  numbers  The July 1 celebration officials are having a tough time  getting the day's prizes off  their hands, prizes which were  concerned with program numbers; ahd;;"'numbbrs:1'''oh''vMV''B^l-''  lots for the queen.  The numbers published in  two previous issues of the  Coast News have not been produced so officials have offered three more numbers to see  what will happen. The new  numbers are: For programs,  No. 58, for an electric mixer  and on the Mermaid Queen ballots, numbers 1111 and 559.  The first number, 1111, will  get a portable transistor radio  and the second number, 559, a  color movie camera with film.  If you have any of these num  bers contact the Coast News or  officials of the Canadian Legion.  Building permits to the value of * 539,450 were issued by  Gibsons Village Commission  during July it was announced  Wednesday by Robert Burns,  village clerk at the municipal  hall. A  This amount is divided into  $27,450 for residential construction and $12,000 for commercial construction. The commercial- building was Ken Watson's butcher and grocery store  now in course of construction  en Gdwer Point Road between  John Wood Hardware and Peninsula Cleaners. Total amount  involved in the permit is $14,-  500 part of which will be used  to attach the house to the sitore  premises.  Serious  Reports show some fish get caught  The following is a report of  the sports fishing in the area  for the period ending July 28.  There has been fairly good  fishing in the area although  winds and rough weather have  reduced fishing efforts in some  areas. Larger sized springs are  beginning to show in some areas  with a 42 pound tyee being taken  in the Campbell  River area.  Pender Harbour and Thor-  manby Islands ��� Only fair fishing was reported for this area  on Saturday. In Pender Harbour  the few springs that were taken  averaged 9 pounds while coho  ranged from 3 to 6 pounds. Conditions were about the same at  Thormanby Islands, with springs  weighed in at an average of 12  pounds and coho 3 pounds.  Evening fishing proved best with  Roller Races  With cooler weather roller  skating races will be resumed  at the Roller Rink behind Super Valu store on Sechelt highway. Racing will be conducted  Friday night only and the competitions will be for children  under 12, a distance of two laps  and for children over 12, three  lap races.  As this is good exercise it  is expected the younger fry  will get themselves into shape  for, perish the thought, the  long school session coming up.  This Saturday* night there will  be a dance at the rink starting  at 11 p.m.  fishermen favoring herring strip,  plugs and spoons. Blackfish were  sighted moving through the Wei-  come Pass - Merry Island area  on Sunday. Poor fishing was reported in the Sechelt Inlet and  Porpoise Bay on Sunday with  75% of the boats having no  catch.  Upper Howe Sound and Britannia Beach ��� Fair fishing was  enjoyed by fishermen Sunday  due primarily to the good size  of springs taken. Most fishermen  used plugs and early morning  fishing was best with springs  ranging from 5 to 30 pounds  and averaging 15 pounds; jacks  averaging 4 pounds. Seventy-  five boats were counted in the  area on Sunday, but 80% of  them registered no catch. The  occasional pink has been taken  along with bottom fish,  (partic-  CHATS WITH PRINCE  Chairman of the Village  Commission A.E. Ritchey and  Mrs. Ritchey were among those  from the Sunshine Coast who  greeted the Queen and Prince  Philip during their Vancouver  visit. Commissioner Ritchey  reports he had quite a chat  with Prince Philip.  ularly ling cod). The Britannia  spring salmon run    is expected  to last for the next two weeks.  Fishermen are cautioned that  strong local winds and choppy  water conditions can develop  quickly.  Lower Howe Sound, West Vancouver and Vancouver Bell Buoy  ��� Poor to fair fishing is the  word for these areas Sunday  with 80% of the boats having  no catch. The few springs taken  averaged 7 pounds; jackjs 4  pounds; coho 5 pounds; pinks 5  pounds and grilse less than a  pound. There has been general  improvement as the pinks  (humpbacks) move in, witn  some catches reported at Coppermine, . Cowan's Point, and  S;inset Beach. Coho were showing along the entrance to Howe  Sound. The Vancouver - Point  Grey area was also light with  a few springs and jacks reported. West Vancouver - Ambleside  report local runs of coho and  pinks averaging five pounds but  few boats were fishing in these  areas.  Injuries which resulted in  56 stitches on her scalp were  ���suffered byt Mrs. Brookman of  Davis Bay when the car in  which she was riding ended up  on its side at the south end of  the S?turn on Sechelt highway >  July *31. Mr��. Brookman was;  rushed to St. Mary's Hospital.  With Mrs. Brookman in the  car v/iere Ernest Horrobin and  tar, Wife of North Vancouver.  Mr. Horrobin, the driver, reported to RCMP he lost control while making the turn.  Neither he or his wife were injured' seriously.  Hume and Rumble men in  the vicinity when the accident  occurred rescued the trio from  the car, directing traffic until  the police arrived. RCMP complimented the Hume and Rumble men for the first aid ef-  f ort^land for directing traffic  "pepdm^tlieir'-arTival.^'*���*-'*-' ,   - ���  Banc) to play  on Aug. 16  A band concert will be held  Sunday August 16, starting at  2.30 p.m. at the Salvation Army Camp next   to   the  Black '  Ball Ferry slip at Langdale.  The concert will be provided  by the more than 100 bandsmen and vocalists attending  this year's music camp under  direction of Percy Merritt of  Dovercourt Citadel Band, Toronto. Major Leonard Knight is  in charge of this year's camp.  The Sunday concert will be  the climax of a week of intense work. There will be three  bands taking part, the beginners, the secondary band and  the advanced players. Each  band will provide numbers and  will combine for massed band  selections. Vocalists will take  part in solo and choir singing:  Camp officers announce the  public is invited to attend the  concert which will be held in  the open if the weather is suitable and under over if otherwise. These with folding seats  are advised to bring them  along for their own use as it  may', not be possible for camp  facilities to provide a seat for  all. Arrangements are being  made to supply extra seating  but any additions by the public would be welcome.  FROM ONTARIO  Mrs. Shirley Watt from Ham  ilton, Ont., is visiting her father, Mr. W. Fulkerson, Gibsons. Afro Mr. and Mm. L  Cartwright and three children  from Empire, Nevada, are here  to visit her mother, Mrs. "Fulkerson.  PNE exhibitor  Mrs. Agnes Angen of Sechelt  has entered handicraft exhibits  in the 1959 Pacific National Exhibition.  More than 1,000,000 persons  are expected to visit the Exhibition between August 22 and  September 7, Canada's second  pretest Agricultural Fair and  the biggest on the Pacific Coast.  3 Christenings  Three christenings tool-  place at the Redroofs Community Hall on Sun., Aug. 2 when  the infant daughter of Mr. and  Mrs. Russell Brooks and the  son and daughter of Dr. and  Mrs.. Paine were christened by  Canon Alan Greene of the Columbia Coast Mission ship John  Antle.  Donna May were the names  bestowed on the Brooks baby  and Joeph McKinley and Mary  Ruth on the son and daughter  of Dr. and Mrs. Paine.  Mr. and Mrs. Brooks held a  christening tea in the Hall afterwards to which over 30  guests were invited. A beautiful cake was cut and handed  round and the young baby in  its christening robe came in  for a lot of admiration.  Three homes are involved in  the permits, one to be built by  H..G. Wilson on Stewart road  to cost $11,440, another for  Eugene Yablonski, $8,000 for a  home now under * construction  on Marine Drive near the  Coast News and a third for  Edith H. Gardner of Vancouver for a $6,000 home on  Franklin Road. The last home  is for N. Fitzsimmons to cost  $6,000 also on Franklin road.  Permits involving smaller  constructions were issued to  James T. Ward for a $250 extension to his home; Jonas  Johnson for a $100 verandah;  M.W. Lovell for a $75 woodshed; A.S. Trueman for a $60  playhouse and   Mr.   and   Mrs.  William Lawson for $500 in alterations.  The pace of new home con-  ctruction has increased in Gib-  sens district and it is expected  that with the completion ol:  present building this year that  there will be an even greater  amount done next year.  Accounts passed at Tuesday-  night's Commiion meeting to- .  tailed $592.94 of which $299.53  wso for water, $146 general  expense; $136.17 for roads:  $6.24 for parks and beaches  and  $4.45  for fire  protection.  The placing of  more street   '  lights   was   explored   and   arrangements will be made to ob-   *  tain   them   from B.C.   Electric  and p**ace them at points to be   "  selected.  To Carmen and Don Jose,  two Mexican donkeyis, a son,  Pompelong was born on July  23. The family is at home to  visitors half-a-mile west of Gospel Rock but the mother objects to visitors inside the fence  so watch out. The donkey�� be-  .Jppjgt Jo Jhe, Day"..fem^^whii^  lias made l&e announcement "of"  their increase in the donkey  family. The announcement  would have appeared last week  but it awaited the return of  a picture of the frisky youngster from the place where they  make newspaper cut�� in Vancouver.  Sechelt tops  Gibson guns  Sechelt Rod and Gun Club  was host to the Gibsons Rod  and Gun Club at a trap shoot  on their club grounds, Sunday,  August 2. Out of a possible total score of 150, the Sechelt  team came up with 125 and  Gibsons 96.  Representing the winning  team were Jack Fox, Butch  Ono, Rudy Crucil, Bill Woods  Laddie Taylor and Doug Lit-  ster. Gibsons shooters were  George Hill, John Matthews.  Keith Wright, Jack Clement,  George Hunter and Tommy  Walter��. Apart from the team  shoot, Laddie Taylor accomplished a 25 straight.  Refreshments were provided  by the wives of the Sechelt  club and served by the lady  members. It was an interesting afternoon for shooters and  spectators alike at a sport  which is growing rapidly on  the Peninsula.  J. Sowden  retired in *45  ��� fc?_:J05*-a^  Gibsons, died in his 76th jiear  on Aug. 1. The funeral service  was held in Vancouver Tuesday afternoon with Capt. C.  Frayn officiating. Burial was  made in Mountain View Cemetery.  Mr. Sowden leaves his wife  Myrtle, a daughter, Mrs. Marie  Sweet and a son George ol  Vancouver. There are also five  grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.  Retiring in 1945 as foreman  with the American Can Company in Vancouver, Mr. Sowden moved to Gibsons to live-  He was born in England and  when 19 moved to Canada. He  had lived in British Columbia  a total of 40 years, 14 years ol  which were in Gibsons. During  the years of retirement he was  quite a fisherman for pleasure  and during his earlier years in  Gibsons was a member of the  Canadian Legion branch.  Graham Funeral Home hati  charge of arrangement�� in Gibsons and Grandview Funeral  Chapel in Vancouver. A grandson, Robert Joseph Sweet ol  Richmond, father of two children was recently killed in -a  car accident when the car  jumped a ditch and overturned  Ki  nsmen  help  fund  Girl 12 wins  On page six of this issue is  a story headed "Girl best log-  roller." The story did not contain information as to who the  girl was or what competition  she had to beat. Information  which came later revealed the  girl was Lynn Campbell, 12,  and she beat three boys in the  Halfmoon Bay regatta log-rolling competition. There was one  but he found his way out of  professional log-roller entered  competition in order to leave  the field open to the younger  log-rollers.  swimming  The Kinsmen holdup on Sechelt highway recently can be  termed a success and maybe  a big success. Proceeds were  in aid of the swim classes held  in Gibsons and Port Mellon for  young non-swimmers.  Total collected was $448.50  and after $88.79 expenses were  deducted net proceeds wece  turned over to the swimming  fund. Members of the Kinsmen  expressed gratification at the  amount of money collected and  thank all who made their contributions so freely.  AT GARDEN PARTY  Mr. and Mrs. Ed Surtees of  Halfmoon Bay, attended the  Royal garden party in Victoria and report the function  1o be something they will long  remember.  RAISE GILLNETTER  Peninsula Divers of Seche-H  raised the 28 ft. gillnet-er  which sank in 50 feet of water  at Madeira Park recently. Divers on the job were Tom Crozier, George Flay and Ted  Chambers. The boat which belonged to Ron Richardson had  a small hole in the bow which,  resulted in its sinking. 2    Coast  News, Aug. 6,  1959.  life*& Darkest Moment  A WEBS-Ett CLASSIC  An ABC Weekly  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.,  every Thursday, at Gibsons, B.C.  Box 128, Gibsons, B.C., Phone 45Q  FRED CRUICE, Editor and Publisher  Member B.C. Weekly Newspapers Advertising Bureau  Vancouver office, 508 Hornby St., Phone MUtual 3-4742  Member Canadian Weekly Newspapers Association  and the B.C. division of C.W.N.A.  Authorized Second Class Mail, Post Office Department, Ottawa.  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos., 2.50; 6 mos., $1.50; 3 mos., $1.00  United States and Foreign, $3.00 per year. 5c per copy.  This just isn't cricket!  Premier Bennett has announced he has wiped out the net  debt of the province and will have some money to hand out in  various forms in the months and he hopes years to come. This  sounds very, nice and will be welcome providing the strings attached to such handouts are not too involved.  Perhaps it might not be cricket to refer to the brief submitted by Hon. W.A.C. Bennett to the plenary session of the  Federal-Provincial conference in Ottawa, Oct. 3, 1955. In that  "brief as printed on page eight one can read this under the heading Municipal Borrowing:  "Having regard to the urgent need for capital improvements in municipalities and to the retarding effect of high inter-  fist rates on such public investment, it is recommended that such  consideration be given to improved credit facilities which will  make possible municipal borrowing at low interest rates."  Perhaps again it might not be cricket to suggest here is  an opportunity for Premier Bennett to carry out an idea he advocated in the federal field. Mr. Bennett could borrow money  more cheaply than the average municipality or school board and  by so doing would help keep down the municipal taxes. Instead  he prefers to place municipalities in the position where they  have to borrow money some of which they should be receiving  from the provincial government in order to maintain their solvency).  Instead of giving the municipalities their provincial grant  in monthly instalments over a nine month period he could give  it them in a lump sum when needed, mostly at the beginning of  the work season for municipal projects. He could also be more  prompt in honoring education department commitments.  Announcing with fanfare the province is free of a net  debt burden is an achievement but it would be a much greater  achievement if officials of school boards, municipalities, hospital boards and others dependent on government grants were not  lurking on the sidelines with hollow laughs bouncing from the  dollar to dollar which they should have but have not..  However it is to be expected quite  a  few people  will  praise Mr. Bennett for reducing.the. net ..debt then raise cainwith ,  local tax collectors because local, taxes are showing the stress  of expansion because Mr. Bennett has wiped out the net debt.  There is no way in which some people can gain from government-giving without others suffering from government-taking.  Greatest challenge facing Canadian labor and management during 1959 is the keeping of costs to a point where they  don't price Canadian-made articles out of "the competitive export  market.  In some form or another, labor costs account for about 80  per cent of the price of any consumer purchase in Canada.  Most tax increases in Canada in the last 10 years have  been engendered by u; defence cot..* cr (2) increasing cocial  securityi schemes.  l8 m. T��- Ht-M Ttlhw. fat.  T-rr       <  A Queen's thanks  The following letter was received by the Lieutenant-Governor  from Lieut,-Col. the Rt. Hon. Sir  Michael Adeane, KCB, KCVC,  Private Secretary to Her Majesty  The Queen.  at Whitehorse, Y.T.,  18th July,  1959  My Dear  Lieutenant-Governor,  On leaving British Columbia,  The Queen has commanded* me  to convey to you on her behalf,  and on that of The Duke of Edinburgh, their sincere appreciation  of the arrangements which #ere  made, and most efficiently-"car-  LETTERS  to editor  Dear Sir: I have been really  ill and practically bed ridden  for over ,12 years; however, "the  last six years I have been unable  to lie down, must sit up all the  time, asleep and awake, else  choke to death. It is that definite  I was a missionary in the poorest section of the city of Philadelphia when I became ill. I left  my sick bed to officiate at the  funeral of a Spanish woman  whom I did not know, resulting  in a relapse and the beginning  of all these years of suffering  and privation. . . '������^sy  I have much pain, it is always  a struggle to get air into my  lungs. I have been to four hospitals and clinics. The doctors  agree that my condition is not  asthma and not contagious. I am  collecting all kinds of postage  stamps to try to forget tb-*** pain  and almost intolerable discomfort. I hope and pray that readers of your newspaper will kindly send me stamps, any kind.  The stamps will be a* real help  and will be  deeply appreciated.  Many thanks for your kindness  and compassion. Pray for me.  Sincerely,  (Rev.)    Robert    Brown,    P.O.  Bex 721, Reading, Pa., U.S.A.  ried out, for their visit to the  Province. Her Majesty would be  grateful if you would convey her  warm congratulations and her  thanks to the provincial co-or-  dinator and to all those who assisted in any capacity in working out this admirable program.  The Queen and Prince Philip  have already thanked you and  Mrs. Ross for your kindness to  them as their hosts, and I can  assure you that they really enjoyed their stay in your wonderful new house and that they  found great relaxation in the  variety of entertainment which  you provided for them. May I  say that the members of The  Rrval Household are also very  grateful to you both for having  some of us to stay and also for  fitting us into your dinner  parties to which, I am sure, that  > --e were many other people  whom you would have liked to  ,ask. We greatly appreciate your  hospitality.  Her Majesty and His Royal  Highness are very sorry to be  saying good-bye to British Columbia, where they have experienced such a wonderful welcome in big cities and small  towns and as they drove through  the countryside. They will never  forget these days and they desire me to send to you, as Lieutenant-Governor, their warmest  good wishes for the happiness  and'" future prosperity of the  people of the Province.  With best wishes,  Yours sincerely,  (Signed)  Michael Adeane  Guaranteed Watch &  Jewelry Repairs  Chrii  iris   Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  ?Prepar"ed?bv?.tta^  What Chief Justices '  Exchanged Jobs?  Caesar Colclough, chief justice  of Prince Edward Island from  1807 to 1812, and 'Thomas Trem-  lett, chief justice of Newfoundland from 1803 to 1812.* Colclough, an Irish barrister appointed to the Prince Edward  Island post for services rendered  during an Irish rebellion in 1798,  served during a period of strife  between landed proprietors and  settlers. He was accused of taking sides with the proprietors  and at the request of the House  of Assembly was suspended by  the Governor. He then exchang-  *��r> places with Tremlett, but er-  countered similar difficulties in  his new post and retired after  three turbulent years. Tremlett,  a native Newfoundlander,, came  into conflict with the island's  merchant oligarchy, who petitioned the Governor to remove  "him, specifying three main  charges of injustice. Tremlett's  reply to the charges was: "To  the first charge, Your Excellency, I answer that it is a lie;  to the second charge I say that  it is a damned lie, and to the  third charge it is a damned infernal lie, and, Your Excellency,  I have no more to say." Tremlett made the switch to Prince  Edward Island but, like Colclough, fared no better in his  new post.  Statistics show that the greatest use cf personal savings by  Canadians is for new housing.  NOTICE OF  INTENTION TO  APPLY  TO  PURCHASE  LAND  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver and situate on Sechelt  Inlet.  TAKE NOTICE that I. John  William Bowdery, of 4511 Capi-  lano Road, North Van., occupation Radio and T.V. Actor, intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described  landfe:���  Commencing at a post planted  at pipe post with brass cap which  is N.E. Corner of L.6214. (Marked on. brass) thence East for 9.39  Chains; thence South for 35.28  Chains; thence West for 24.39  Chains; thence North for 16.77  Chains; thence * East for 15.00  Chains; thence North for 18.57  Chains, and containing 58.283  acres, more or less.  The purpose for which the  land is required is for development of family summer site and  road out access.  John William Bowdery  Dated June 9th, 1959.  ^���"-"���PM**'"""*"*1"-.������-*���������--'* *-���-�����  Sunshine Coast  Fall Fair  m  SCHOOL & ADJACENT HALLS  GIBSONS, B.C.  Fri., Sat. - Aug. 14 & 15  OFFICIAL OPINING  FRI., AUG. 14th ��� 7 p.m.  ySAT., AUG. 15th ��� 10 .a.m. to 5 p.m.  Children's Fancy Dress Parade ��� Pet Parade  Decorated Bicycles  SAT. ��� 2 p.m.  Refreshments in School Hall  BINGO AND OTHER GAMES  ADMISSION to FAIR 25 cents  DOOR PRIZES: Fri. $10 ��� Sat. $10  DANCE, Sat - 9 p.m.  EFFECTIVE JULY 31, 1959  THIS LETTER CONFIRMS THAT BRITISH COLUMBIA     T��'  HAS PAID THE WHOLE OF THE PUBLIC DEBT OF THE     .  PROVINCE. BOTH PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST. ^  EFFECTIVE JULY 31. 1959. - ���-t-i  S  ^-^-"r?1"e*  ���>&T$^*  omen"���   _-_  VICTORIA' *3-*=-  0ya fiu no  3uue29."59-  At Tou- *��-�����*���*.uaa been w*��"^.J Brit-*  aeceM**-*  **^_^  *��$��*&  ..���SSiS*"-  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE, GOVERNMENT OF THE PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  V-648-1  ^^ss^^s^sssasss^^^^^s^ssssa^sws^sssmmsmssss^sssB^  wsmimmismm ONE PER SQUARE MILE Coast News, Aug. 6,  1959.    3  A thorough study of property  taxes prepared by the Union of  B.C. Municipalities backs up  municipal claims that the provincial government is dodging  its full financial responsibilities  to  the municipalities.  "The UBMC has therefor called  on the provincial government  for a completely new formula  for sharing tax revenues ��� a  formula that would relieve the  individual property owner from  tax burdens over which he can  exercise no effective local control.  Stated simply, the government  as asked to pay for all services  ���which are basically provincial or  ���federal-provincial in scope, leaving the municipalities to pay for  essentially local services.  Basis fo this request is a 25-  page finance policy report which  was prepared by a nine-man  special committee of the UBMC.  Committee members were Major General C. A- P. Murison,  reeve of North Cowichan and  president of the UBCM; Mayor  J:��*E. Fitzwater, Kamloops; Mayor  P. B. Scurrah, Victoria; Reeve  ���Peter Jenewein, Maple Ridge;  Aid. Halfor Wilson, Vancouver,  C. C. Wyatt, Municipal manager,  Victoria; Peter Livingstone.  Mutnicipal manager, burrey; T.  R. B. Adams, executive director,  UBC"M; and C. D. McQuarrie,  UBCM solicitor.  Their report, prepared after a  year of study, was endorsed by  , the Union's 1958 convention at  Nanaimo. But it found no immediate agreement in Victoria.  A provincial cabinet committee, which has met twice with  UBCM executive members to discuss the report, also is studihg  its   implications.   On  this  com-  Port Mellon  By  Mrs. J. Macey  Mr. and Mrs. L. Hempsall  with Peter and Leslie are  spending several weeks holidaying at Kelowna.  The P. Strike family have returned from Tsawwassen  Beach where they were guests  of the LA. Strikes;.  A recent guest of the C.B.  Davies was Mr. D.D. Avery of  Esponola, Ont.  Mr. and Mrs. R. Worth of  South Burnaby are guests of  the A Hagues.  Mr. and Mrs. A- Edmonds  and family have returned from  a three week camping trip in  the interior and at Bella Coola.  On their way home they*, visited with the Wilf Greys at  Chilliwack.  Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Davies  spent the weekend at Port Alberni vi'V'.ting their daughter  and her family, Mr. and Mrs.  Douglas Rae  and Joanne.  The O. Johnson family are  on a camping trip to Cranbrook  B.C. where they will visit  friends and relatives during  their  three week vacation.  Mr. and Mrs. Fred David  with Lloyd, Clifford and Lome  were recent guests of the N.  Marleau��.  Mr. and Mrs. H. Bursey have  returned from a motor trip to  Lac La Hache and Penticton.  Before returning home they  spent several days aboard theis  boat, Harleigh, cruising in Bur-  Tard Inlet visiting Wigwam  Inn.  Mr. and Mrs. W. Booth and  family spent several days cruis  ing Howe Sound on their boat  and now have left on a motor  trio to Penticton.  Rev. Father Charles Paris,  director of Latona Beach Boys  Camp on Gambier Island was  rushed form Post Mellon to St.  Paul's hospital by plane last  Wednesday. He is resting comfortably there.  Mr. and Mr. N. Marleau have  returned from a visit to Powell  River and a motor trip to Squamish and Trail.  Mr. and Mrs. -Reg Weston  have gone on holidays. Thev  will leave Sharon at White  Rock to visit her grandmother  and then go on a motor trip to  the Interior.  Marilyn Macey is spending  several days visiting friends at  Ladysmith, B.C.  Mr. and Mr. M. Nelson with  Myrna and Patty spent several  weeks cruising Howe Sound in  their sail boat, the Vagabond.  mittee are municipal Affairs  Minister Wesley Black, Chairman; Education Minister Peter-  eon; Recreation anjd Conservation "Minister Westwood; Highways Minister Gaglardi, and  their deputies.  Thiis committee has made no  etatement on its findings to  date. But municipal leaders hope  Mr. Black will have something  to report when he attends the  UBCM annual convention Sept.  16-18 in Kelowna.  Real property taxes, the report  notes, when averaged across  Canada, represents a smaller proportion of personal income today than they did before the  war.  While this  may  be taken  to   indicate    that   municipalities  are not taxing  property  to t-ie  limit of its capacity, it has little  bearing on a policy  whose purpose   is   not   so  much to keep  down property taxes  as  to   ensure their use for purposes for  which they are best suited, and  that their amount is subject to  control by those who pay them.  The   report   shows   that   property    taxes    are    over-strained  and in danger  of a breakdown  because they are called on to do  too   many   jobs  for the  senior  gvernment. These jobs have become so large that the tax is already   over-burdened   before  it  can   be   used   for  urgent local  tasks.  In the words of Gen. Murison:  "What the UBC_��I has propposed  to the provincial government is  simply this: Stop drawing on the  property tax to pay for provincial and federal-provincial services, leave it to us."  If tha provincial govenment  willj'stand on its own feet, without "help fom us," Gen. Murison  said, "we will be able to stand  <*n our feet without help from  Victoria."  In the four districts of Ontario's northwest ��� Patricia,  Kenora, Rainy River and Thunder Bay ��� the population averages one person per square mile.  FROM VAUCOUVER  Mr. and Mrs. Woolston of  Vancouver are visiting Mrs.  Grove of Gibsons.  HANDS ACROSS THE BORDER  Thomas Edison installed Canada's first generator for industrial lighting at a textile plant  in Cornwall, Ontario in 1883.  OPTOMETRIST  Located in Palmer Apt. ��� Gibsons, B.C.  With many years experience in the practice of optometry  You are assured of a complete satisfying ��� Optical Service  Office Hours  10 a.m. to 5 p.m-  or by appointment  Tel 334  P.O. Box 263  Mr. B.C. Motomt Di$eover$ Why.  . e  EXPERT! Chevron Supreme keeps the combustion  chamber clean because it burns clean.  ,C�� And does it increase mileage?  's Yes! Deposits in the combustion chamber  cause gasoline to burn unevenly and waste power.  Chevron Supreme leaves no deposits. All gasoline is  burned, none wasted.  ���C- How can I prove it?  ���.-.V VWWV'WWW'V'^'W^W���V'"VW^  -< s   '  ���*���        ~ i y  Mate* yew ���*��� 'SoprMt' test  with  NEW BLUE  CHEVRON SUPREME  The simplest way is to conduct the "Supreme" Mileage test for your  self. ^  Pick up a copy of Standard's "Gasoline  Mileage Record" from any Standard Station or Chevron Dealer when you fill your  tank with Chevron Supreme. And, incidentally, if you drive a car that runs on regular  grade gasoline, you can drive a bargain by  using Chevron "regular".  AT THE SIGN OF THE CHEVRON  we take better care of your car  STANDARD STATIONS ��� CHEVRON DEALERS  r^ri  STANDARD OIL COMPANY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA L.&ITSD  -as-4��9 4    Coast News, Aug. 6, 1959  For the first time in its colorful history! the PNE parade  and opening day of the fair  will be on a Saturday, Aug. 22.  This will allow many workers  who normally missed the parade when held midweek, an  opportunity to view the spectacle.  More than 100 units and  about 2,000 people will form  the gay procession. Notable  guest will be Prime Minister  -Tohn Diefenbaker, who will  3-ide in a lead car. More than  .half the units will be floats,  with bands, horse units, marching teams and others making  up the balance.  The saluting base will be on  Hastings street in front of the  old Post Office. The colorful  parade will form on Georgia,  west of Thurlow. It will step  off sharply at 10 a.m. and travel on Georgia to Burrard,  north on Burrard to Hastings,  and east on Hastings to Vernon  Drive.  The R.C.A.F.'s crack Golden  Hawks aerobatic flight will  honor the parade with a low-  level formation fly-past over  the marchers.  Canada's crack precision fliers will also hurtle through  their close - formation paces  over Burrard Inlet opposite the  A Thinking Woman's Store  With Working Man's Prices  GIBSONS  Opposite Rit's Motel  You'll travel for pennies in a fabulous FIAT, with comfort  and performance far beyond the modest price. And you'll  never cease to be proud of the smart Italian styling of your  ��ar. There are three series (600, 1100 and 1200) in eight  models. For all of them we are equipped for the tops ih  service with factory-trained mechanics. Make a date for a  test drive today!  $1,538  including extras  fTHE 600 SEDAN - 4 cyl. O.H.V. rear engine. 4-  speed gear box. Seals four adults in comfort. Heater,  windshield wiper and direction lights standard equipment Three other ��00 models available, y '  Service  Phone SECHELT 178  THURS. ��� FRI. ��� SAT.  1st & 2nd Cut  GRADE   A  Corner Cut & Shelone Ms  GRADE  !eady to Eat Ham  WHOLE OR SHANK END  Loin Por  MONDAY thru SATURDAY ��� 8.30 a.m. to 9 p.m.  SUNDAY ��� 12 NOON TILL 6 p.m.  MEATS ��� GROCERIES ��� PRODUCE  Phone 52  fair grounds   during each day  of the exhibition.  B-C.'s newest railway system  will start to roll at the PNE. Its  sole purpose will be to banish  the blisters suffered in the past  by some fairgoers who hotfooted it through the grounds  in an attempt to see everything  the PNE has to offer.  A golden - domed temple  reaching more than 100 feet  into the sky will dominate the  PNE Theme Centre. The eye-  arresting structure will be imitative of a Cambodian temple.  It will sweep up in graceful  lines from a moulded base to  a  needle-sharp apex.  Around it, in what could be  termed an "international village" will cluster the pavilions  of the countries to be honoredr  Cultural exhibits ranging  from awesome water buffalo  beads to delicate carvings in  native metals* are on their way  from Indonesia. Indonesian par  ticipation will also include folk  dancing and singing from the  stage of the Outdoor Theatre  on Indonesia Day.  Two plane loads of Burmese  art, cultural and industrial exhibits are winging their way  from Rangoon. This is the first  invitation the Burmese government has* accepted to participate in an exhibition outside  that country. -:  Warlord weapons of ancient  China will be one of the many  feature attractions of the Hobby Show. The weapons will be  loaned to the PNE by ? the  Chinese Freemasons.      ��� ���*- >  Women's stylles of ancient  and modern China will be* displayed at a fashion show that  will include singing and dancing. Some of the ancient ceremonial and wedding gowns are  centuries old and were safely  guarded and kept when the  families came to Canada. ?  With a quack-quack here  and an oink-oink there, "Old  MacDonald's'Farm" will be at  the PNE. The old man's never  moved off his property before,  and this is another first for the  1959 fair.  Church Services  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomews.    Gibsons  11:15   a.m.  Matins -  St. Aidan's. Roberts Creek  9:45 a.m.  Holy  Communion  St. Hilda's    Sechelt  7.30 p.m. Evensong  PORT MELLON  The Community Chusch  7:30 p.m. Evensong  ST. MARY'S CHURCH  Pender Harbour  8 a.m. Holy Communion  11 a.m. Morning Prayer  Redroofs Community Hall  Evening Service, 7:30 p.m.  UNITED  Gibsons  11  a.m. Divine Service  Roberts Creek, 2 p.m.  Wilson   Creek  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  ol  each month at 11.35 a.m.  PENTECOSTAL  11  a.m. Devotional  7:30 p.m. Evangelistic Service  Mid-week services as  announced  CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS  Church service and Sunday  School, 11 a.m. in Roberts  Creek United Church  Bethel Baptist Churcii  7:30  P.M.,  Wed.,  Prayer  11:15 A.M., Worship Service  Pender Harbour Tafoernack  12:00 a.m. Morning   Service  7:30 p,m, Wednesday    Prayer Meeting  Sechelt News  BY MRS. A.A. FRENCH  Mr. and Mrs. Dodie Millar  with Don and David of Burna-  by| were recent guests of Mr.  and Mrs. Leo Johnson.  Mrs*. Leo Johnson is on holiday in Campbell. River, Teddy  is at Camp Elphinstone, and  Carolee and Arlene are at Silver Spur dude ranch at 70  Mile House with Mrs. Horace  Johnson.  Chief Petty Officer and Mrs.  Jack Spelman and Mr. Delbert  Irvine of Victoria are weekend  guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank  French.  KEN WATSON, Prop.  And, mainly for the kiddies,  he's bringing a lot of his animals with him, in family  groups. They will be housed in  a barn specially built.  How's your sock-darning,  shirt-ironing and garment-making ability? The PNE is the  time to display your talents  and win valuable trophies and  prizes.  These are only a few of the  contests being held in the  Kome Arts Building. Others  include flower arranging,  sketching, spelling bee and  others.  Fourteen out of 20 top winners of a coast-to-coast model  aircraft building contest have  chosen to spend three days at  the PNE as their prize.  The- teenagers will all be  from Eastern Canada.. Their  prize-winning models, worth,  hundreds of dollars each, will  be on display at the Hobby  Show. The contest was sponsored by the R.C.A.F. to mark its  35th anniversary.  The greatest single-day All-  Arabian Horse Show in Canada and the Pacific Northwest  will be a PNE top opening day-  feature. More than 100 champion class animals mounted by  riders costumed by riders in  gaudy, flowing AJub accouVr-  ments will participate in the  day-long special classes and  performances.  Roy} Gordon, director-producer of the PNE Outdoor Theatre, is holding province-wide  auditions for the fair's third  annual talent show.  ���  Singers, dancers, instrumentalists and all other young performers, will compete in the  two age groups, six to  13 and  3 3 to 18. Auditions will be held  from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. August  4 and August 5 on the mezzanine floor of Hotel Georgia.  A show that combines the  skill and daring of Olympic  champions, combined with colorful costuming, gay musiic,  and all that's best in a Broadway musical, Water Follies will  play from August 22 to 29,  two  shows daily,  And this year's Polack Bros.  Shrine-PNE circus will present  an even greater attraction of  "big top" thrills from August  31 to September 7 nightly with  matinees.  Prince El Kigordo will present his lion act; Princess Ta-  jana will swing on the high  trapeze; the Coronas will thrill  on the highwire and the Han-  neford's will make a welcome  reappearance with their trick  riding act.  Little hospital patients will  benefit this Christmas from the  PNE doll dressing competition.  All dolls entered by competitors will be stored until December when they will be dis*-  tributed   to   district  hospitals.  Sp;  f*y  NEW BICYCLE was bought by auction -for 700 soft drink bottle caps  by Tommy Kwok at Playland, Exhibition Park Friday. More than  60,000 bottle caps were turned in by thousands of Lower Mainland  youngfs.ers in return for rides. The bicycle auction and free rides  for bottle caps will continue for the next two Fridays. Above, Play-  land Manager Gerry Crawshaw helps the success-fal bidder count  his two baskets of "money."  SPECIAL T_! ps,insu,a  ai-LUln-L Car Buyers  Brown Bros. Motors  41st and Granville, Vancouver  An expense paid two-day trip to Vancouver including return fare, hotel accommodation and  meals. This offer good on the purchase of a new  or used car or truck during June and July.  Plan to spend a weekend or two-day stay in Vancouver at our expense. Bring the family and  select a car from our complete stock of Fords,  Monarehs and Edsels and one-owner good used  cars.  Phone MICKEY COE collect at  Amhurst 6-7111 or Browning 7-6497  fair reservation and appointment  PREMIUM PRICES PAID  FOR GOOD CLEAN TRADES  ^nt^a  Get Ready NO W  with your  Fall and Winter  Printing  The facilities of  the  help you  ��� ^"^.;-j*i*a^*'W*^i^.i-;iSg'5"g|^ t-i^TylgPPZ&^ji* COMING EVENTS  Aug. 7, Garden Tea, 2 p.m. at  W.I. Cottage grounds. After-  anoon tea iwith lucky ticket,  home cooking, sewing, white  -elephant, raffles, bingo.  Aug. 8, Dance, Rocket Rink,  behind Super Valu, 11 p,m. to  1 a.m.  Roller skate at the Rocket Roller Skating Rink, Mondays,  Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Wednesday, Ladies  night. Rink available for group  skating, Tuesdays and Thursdays. ^   BINGO, Gibsons Leigipn Hall,  Monday nights, 8 p.m. Everybody/welcome. .  BIRTHS  JACKSON ��� To Mr. and Mrs.  P.S. Jackson, Wilson Creek,  July 31, 1959,, at St. Mary's  Hospital, Pender Harbour, a  daughter, Barbara Jeanine, 8  lbs., 1 oz. "?.    ���"'���     ;  SWANSON ��� To Mr. and Mrs.  JLen Swanson, Gibsons, on Aug  1, 1959, at St. Mary's Hospital,  Pender   EEarbour,  a   daughter.  DEATH  NOTICE  THOROLD ��� Passed away  suddenly July 28, 1959, at Cee-  peecee, BC, Linda Wilma Jane  Thorold, aged 7 years, of Tah-  sis, B.C., beloved daughter of  Alfred and Amy< Thorold. Also  survived by two brothers.  Brian and Ricky Funeral service was held Saturday, Aug.  1 at 2 p.m., St Hilda'-? Anglican church, Sechelt, Rev. Denis  F. Harris officiating. Interment  Churchyard Cemetery. Graham  Funeral Home directors.   SOWDEN-��� Passed away Aug  1, Joseph Sowden of Gibsons.  He is survived by his loving  wife, Myrtle; a daughter, Mrs.  Marie Sweet and one son,  George of Vancouver, five  grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren. Remains were  forwarded to Grandview Funeral Home, Vancouver by  Graham Funeral Home for funeral service and interment  Tuesday in Mountain View Cemetery,   Capt.   C   Fraye  offi  dating.  _____  CARD OF THANKS  I express my sincere thanks  and appreciation to all friends  and oranizations who sent  flowers; ~* cards^-hid gifts;' "and  to all who visited me during  my recent illness at St. Paul's  Hospital. Mrs. H.A- Steed.  My sincere thanks to all my  friends and neighbors for their  cards and kind wishes during  my illness in General Hospital,  Vancouver.  Bert Dadswell  Clare Chamberlin wishes to  thank his relatives and friends  for their kindness during his  stay in hospital.  We wish to express our sincere  thanks and appreciation to all  who gave us assistance when  we were involved in an automobile accident on July 31st.  Special thanks to the crew of  Hume and Rumble who assisted at the scene of the accident  and to the doctors and nursea  at St.. Mary's Hospital.  Mr. and Mrs. A. Horabin.  Mr. and Mrs. John Reid, Beach  Ave., Robert Creek, wish, to  thank all their friends for their  many gifts of flowers and kind  enquiries. Also the doctors and  nurses for their skilled and  careful attention and kindness  during Mrs. Reid's stay in Vancouver General Hospital.  FOUND  At Secret Cove, female .German Shepherd, about 6 months  old. Phone SPCA, Gibsons 67T  of TU 3-2697.  A place to get take out service  We suggest local grown fried  half chicken with French fried  potatoes from DANNY'S. Ph.  Gibsons 140.  HELP WANTED  MAN WITH CAR OR TRUCK  To take over profitable Wat-  kins route in Sechelt and District. Many satisfied customers waiting for service. Excellent opportunity to take over  paying business. For full information write the J.R. Watkins  Company, Box 4015, Stn. "D"  Vancouver.  PETS  Registered miniature poodles, 7  weeks old, 1 male apricot, 1  female apricot, 2 black males.  Mrs. H.R. Hylton, Hopkins  Landing. Phone Gibsons 128K.  PRINTING  Your   printer   is   as near a?  your telephone at 45-Q.  TOTEM FLASHES  Georgia View Subdivision is  the leading topic of conversation around the Sunshine Coast  It's really something most unusual, every lot has its own  unique and inspiring view.  Prices reasonable and very low  terms. May we show you. We  are exclusive agents on the  Sunshine Coast for this property,. _  Davis Bay, a very comfortable home on the main road  few steps from beach. It's extra good value at only $5250.  Gibsons, a view lot that offers a lovely panoramic view  of the harbor, the gulf and the  Islands. It's a large lot, 75 x  145, partially cleared and only  $1250 F.P.  Davis Bay, right on the  beach, 90 foot frontage with  highway behind. Level lot, level from .highway and to the  sea. It's a very nice home, com-  *? pletely remodelled and you  will love it and the location  and it's only $10,000 on terms.  Gambier Island, some 20  acres, 250Q feet waterfrontage  some 100 feet of sandy! beach.  Three homes', gardens, fruit  trees, fine water system, good  moorage and all this for only  $12,500 on low terms.  Davis Bay, a really good cottage, furnished, block from the  beach and only $3750. Best buy  around. *  North vRoad, 5 -acres, nice  property,' only "$1250. ���  Just off North Road, 5 acres  $850.  Hopkins with a magnificent  view. Property fronts on main  highway and runs back to  North Road.. Garage, stable,  bulldozed space for building.  It's yiour best bet at only $1250.  Pender Harbour, Duncan  Bay, here is an entirely different property, nearly 200 feet  waterfrontage, very interesting  and different house, built on  solid rocks right at water's  edge, has cat walk all along  thefront of vthe house, over the  sea. Large cabinet kitchen,  large living room, bedroom,  bathroom, utility room and a  pilot house bedroom upstairs.  Every room has a splendid view  house solid, with considerable  furniture, also a storage house,  a good workshop and guest  cottage, good landing float. It  would especially suit a sea going man, and it's only $10,500  on ytour own terms, within  reason.  Granthams Landing, 4 bedroom home, nice living room  with big cut stone fireplace,  3 pee bath, cabinet kitchen, sun  porch, garden, basement, nice  view location, near everything  and no big hills. It's a bargain  at $6300.  Granthams Landing, exceptionally well built 2 bedroom  home, 3 pc bath, cabinet kitchen, lovely living room with  grand view, Duroid roof, Life  time siding, full basement,  close to everything and beach  and it's only $7500 on easy  terms.  Do you use your talents wisely and lovingly?  Do ypu know the best buy  in Gibsons today, from an investment standpoint? It's a  sure winner, and very reasonable. Drop in and get the details. It's really good.  Gibsons, on excellent view  location, modern 2 bedroom  home, large view dining room,  cabinet kitchen, utility room,  good view living rm., 3 pc. bath  complete and well furnished.  It's only $12,500 on terms.  Do you look squarely at the  facts and act accordingly?  Remember we sell insurance  too, good companies, good service, competitive rates.  If it's for sale we have it.  If we do not have what you  want today, we will get it for  you.  AND WE DO SELL FOR LESS  NOTARY IN  OUR OFFICE  TOTEM REALTY  Owned and operated by  Harold Wilson  GIBSONS, B.C.  Deal with   Confidence   with  TOM   DUFFY  SECHELT REALTY  AND INSURANCE  Member of  "Vancouver Real  Estate Board  & Multiple Listing Service  Canadian Association of  Real Estate Boards  B.C. Association of  Real Estate Boards  & Multiple Listing Service  Insurance Agents Assoc of B.C.  Waterfront ��� Good Anchorage  Lots ��� Acreage ��� Farm land  Dwellings  Write: Box 155, Sechelt, B.C.  Phone Sechelt 22, 158 or 93Y  or better still call at our office  We will be pleased. to serve  you  DRUMMOND REALTY    ,  We   have buyers, and require  listings  Always has good buys  Notary-Public  Gibsons Phone 39  Gibsons ��� Brand hew listing  ��� 2 b.r. home, furnished, basement, on splendid View property- all cleared and fenced,  100 x 120, near everything.  Only $7950 on terms. Totem  Realty,  Gibsons 44.  PROPERTY FOR SALE  Pender Harbour waterfront,  older type 2 bedroom home, on  2 50 foot lots, southerly aspect.  Large Hying room with fireplace, separate dining room,  both overlooking the harbour.  Close to store and hospital. On  waterworks system. Good anchorage. By owner, $7,500. Ph.  TU 3-2367.  ->     WATERFRONTAGE  PENDER HARBOUR  ESTATES  in the heart of  PENDER HARBOUR  3 miles north of Madeira Park  By owner, R.W. Allen  TU  3-2440  PROPERTY WANTED ~~.  V ' .i.i ���   Property with house. Must be  suitable under V.L.A. Box 546  Coast News.  Waited,-��� 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.  WANTED TO RENT  WATCH REPAIRS  WANT ADS ARE  REAL SALESMEN  For Guaranteed watcn iinu  Jewelry Repairs, see Chris's  Jewelers, Sechelt. Work done on  the premises. tfn   Gibsons  33.  Quiet couple, no children, want  to rent house with working  shop in or around Gibsons. Box  548, Coast News-  Reliable couple repuire furnish  ed cottage at Roberts Creek  for 3 weeks beinning middle  of Sept. Ph. Gibsons 19F.  FOR RENT  Fully modern two bedroom  house, reliable tenant. Phone  Gibsons 213X.  Fully modern, 3 room unfurnished cottage in village. Has  oil kitchen range and living  room heater, lino throughout.  Available Sept. 1. Gibsons 68G  We have a number of enquiries  for furnished rentals, near the  water for July and August.  Have you one or do you know  of one? Totem Realty, Phone  44,  Gibsons.  ANNOUNCEMENT  Winning numbers, SPCA drawings: Doll, 265; carved bowl,  396; hamper, 133; gate prize,  17. Phone Gibsons 67G.  We will rough in your plumbing for $250 on the average  bungalow. All copper installation, or 5 fixture complete  ready for service including No.  30 Electric tank, $550. Rogers  Plumbing, Gibsons, B.C.  Sewing machine and small appliance repairs. Speedy service. Bill Sheridan, Selma  Park. Phone Sechelt 69X or  Gibsons 130. 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.  Galley's Woodworking Shop.  Phone 212W, Gibsons.  .   TIMBER CRUISING  K.M. Bell, 2820 Birch St., Vancouver 9, Phone REgent 3-0683  BOARD AND ROOM  Room and board, or sleeping  rooms. Phone Sechelt 80T.   tfn  MISC. FOR SALE  Used Tayilor safe, exxcellent  condition, suitable for small  accountants' office or business  reguiring fire protection for  essential records. For information phone TU 3-2367.  Frigidaire electric range, fully  automatic, built in deep fryer,  2 years old, new condition.  $200 or trade. Phone Gibsons  348 after 6 p.m.  18 cu. ft. Coolerator freezer.  Apply  Irene Hunter,  Gibsons.  Heavy built 2-wheel utility  trailer on 1-ton axle, value  $300. Make offer, or will give  as part payment on 16 to 20 ft.  boat, or trade for late model  fridg.  Comb, electric range and trash  burner (fitted with KEMAC).  "Will trade for good modern oil  range.  ALSO: automatic, self-contained automotive type gasoline  heater. Abundance of heat for  car, truck, boat, shovel or other  heavy equip. Cost $188. What  offers? ��� or trade. Gibsons  107W.  Ribbon bedspring and spring  filled mattress, double bed  size. $25 cash. Rogers Plumbing. Gibsons 105Y.  4 piece sectional chesterfield  suite, Good condition. Phone.  Gibsons 4IF.  Wood and coal range, excel-  lest condition. Good buy, $25.  Phone Gibsons 350Q.  2 door Chevrolet coach. Good  condition, 1959 licence, 6 good  tires; heeds small. repairs. $100  Phone Gibsons 67G. G.E. Webb  Reid Rd., Gibsons.  DRESSED POULTRY ��� Roast-  ing chicken 45c lb; stewing  chicken, 39c or 32c in lots of  6 birds or more if to one party.  Good for canning or deep  freeze. Fresh eggs at all times  at farm prices. Bring containers. Hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.,  Fridays .9 p.m. No business on  Sundays Wyngaert Poultry  Farm, Gibsons 167.  Bandsaw, 20 inch, sell for cash  or trade for smaller one or  good wood lathe. E. Garvey,  Pender Harbour. Phone TU 3-  2338.  Chicken, freezing, canning and  boiling, 12 for $10. Phone Gibsons 175G. Fred Holland-  White* enamel wood and coal  stove, looks like new, only $69.  Delivered. Oil stove, Cyclos  burners only $69 to $89. Rogers  Plumbing, Gibsons.  New 150 Hp. Marine Diesel,  $4,000 Take property or anything of value as part trade.  P.O. Box 139, Gibsons.  1 registered German Shepherd  5 months old; 1 registered  black and tan male Dachshund  Count Shasta of Ontario, 9  months old. Phone Gibsons 185  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.  G.E. Electric frig, or will trade  for rough land. Ph Gibsons 147  Top soil, cement gravel, washed and screened, road gravel  and fill. Delivered and spread.  Phone Gibsons 148M or Sechelt  22. tfn  Boat rental business, well established. Equipment in first  class shape. Splendid future.  Pender Harbour area. Totem  Realty, Gibsons  WANTED  Need a well drilled. Box 543  Coast News.  Wanted ��� electric pump, Box  537,  Coast News.  Capital available for investment in mine on Sunshine  Coast. Totem Realty,  Gibsons.  Used furniture, or what have  you? Al's Used Furniture. Gibsons Phone 243.  TRADE  Swap 15' speedboat hull, inboard for 10 horse outboard  motor or bigger. L. Robinson,  Sechelt 79X after six.  BOATS  FOR SALE  1958 Clinker built plywood  boat, 5 hp. Briggs. Bargain. B.  6 M Resort, Madeira Park.  TU 3-2375.  INSURANCE  CONSTRUCTION-  BUILDING    CONSTRUCTION  ALTERATIONS  KITCHEN CABINETS  Dump   trucks  for   hire,   sand,  gravel and  crushed  rock.  BULLDOZING  ROY GREGGS  Halfmoon Bay  Phone Sechelt 183G  DIRECTORY  Spray and brush painting, also Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  paper hanging. J. Melhus. Phono courteous service. Totem Realty,  rsKormo  i* 4-e-i    Gibsons.  COMPLETE FLOOR SERVICE  Rugs,  car upholstery &  chesterfield   cleaning  WORK  GUARANTEED  12 years experience  PHONE SECHELT 7W  D. HILLS  Halfmoon Bay  C. E. SICOTTE  BULLDOZING SERVICE  Land  Clearing  Road Building  Logging ��� Landscaping  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 232 ��� Gibsons  GIBSONS  BUILDING  SUPPLIES  LTD.  "WE CARRY THE STOCK"  Phone Gibsons 53  LET  US  HELP  YOU  PLAN NOW  CLYDE  PARNWELL  TV SERVICE  Radio  and   Electrical   Repair?  Phone Gibsons 93R  BRICKLAYER  Alex Simpkins  R.R. 1, Gibsons 171K  SIM ELECTRIC LTD.  all types  ELECTRICAL  WORK  Phone Sechelt  161  Eves. 130 or 19R  TELEVISION  SALES AND SERVICE  Dependable Service  RICHTER'S  RADIO  -  TV  Fine Home Furnishings  Major Appliances  Record Bar  Phone  Sechelt 6  MARSHALL'S   PLUMBING  HEATING  &  SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134, 329 or 33  A.   E.   RITCHEY  TRACTOR  WORK  Clearing,   Grading,   Excavating  Bulldozing, Clearing Teeth  FOR RENTAL  Arches, Jacks, Pumps  Air Compressor, Rock Drill  Phone Gibsons 176  SMITH'S HEATING  CHIMNEY & OIL STOVES  SERVICED  Phone Gibsons 22B  PENINSULA TV  Sales and Service  Headquarters for  FLEETWOOD  RCA VICTOR  HALLICR AFTERS  TV ��� Radio ��� Hi-Fi  Phone Gibsons 303  Gravel Hauling and Topsoil  Ditch Digging  and  Culverts  Bulldozing  Phone FRANK WHITE  TUrner  3-2392  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  .HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  Cold Weld Process  Engine Block Repairs  Arc, Acy. Welding  Precision Machinists  Phone 54 Residence 152  PENINSULA  FUELS  W.   FUHRMANN, prop.  Wood,  coal. Prest-o-logs  Phone Gibsons 95M  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  L. GORDON BRYANT  NOTARY PUBLIC  at  Jay-Bee Furniture and  Appliance Store  Office  Phone,  Gibsons 99  House Phone. Gibsons 119  PENINSULA     CLEANERS  Cleaners  for the  Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone  GIBSONS 100  \. M. CAMPBELL  REFRIGERATION  SALES AND SERVICE  Commercial Domestic  Wilson Creek  Phone Sechelt  83Q  Coast News, Aug. 6,   1959.    5  DIRECTORY (Continued)  Sewing done in my own home.  Mrs. W. Fuhrmann  Reid Rd. Gibsons 95M      '\  WIRING  See Dave  Gregerson for your  wiring and electric heating.  Pender Harbour  Phone TU 3-2384  THRIFTEE DRESS  SHOP  "Personalized  Service"  Agents  Brown Bros. Florists  Anne's Flower  Shop  Phone Gibsons 34X  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  Radios,   Appliances,   TV Service  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone  130  Authorized GE Dealer  FOR ANYTHING ELECTRICAL  call  Sun-Cc Electric Co. Ltd.  WIRING and HEATING  .  We  Serve  the  Peninsula  Bob Little ��� Phone Gibsons 162  Marine   Men's   Wear  We carry a full line of men's  clothing and accessories  Suits Tailored to Measure  Branded line of Work Clothes  Footwear and Luggage  Jewellery ��� Watches  Clocks, Electric Shavers  Watch Repairs  Phone 2, Gibsons, B.C..  SAND ��� GRAVEL  CEMENT  BUILDING MATERIALS  TRUCK & LOADER RENTAL  FOR DRIVEWAYS, FILL, etc.  SECHELT  BUILDING    SUPPLIES  Phone Sechelt 60  Evenings, 173  or 234  VILLAGE  GENERAL REPAIR  SECHELT.  Next to bus depot.  LAWN MOWERS  SAWS, APPLIANCES  J.   Postlethwaite  ���'Sharp-all,..Fix-all" .  Phone Sechelt 94.  DORIS BEAUTY SALON  GIBSONS  Up to date hair styling  Permanents  For appointment Ph Gibsons 38  GIBSONS PLUMBING  Heating,  Plumbing  Quick,  efficient service  Phone Gibsons 98R  TRADER'S ACCOUNTING  SYNDICATE  Public  accountants  Stationery supplies  Box. 258,   Gibsons  Phones: Gibsons (office) 251.  (res) 285  Hours, 8:30 to 5, Mon. to Fri  or by appointment  ' TRADESMAN  Painting, Decorating  Rolling, Paperhanging  Clean, dependable work  guaranteed  VICTOR  DAOUST  R.R. 1, Gibsons. Ph. 263G.  See us for all your knitting  requirements. Agents for Mary  Maxim Wool.  GIBSONS   VARIETIES  Phone Gibsons 34R  MISS BEVERLY GREVELING  Your AVON representative  Phone Sechelt 228M  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  WANT AD RATES  Condensed style 3 cents word,  minimi-un 55 cents. Figures in  groups of five or less, initials,  etc. count as one word. Additional insertions at half rate.  Minimum 30c.  Cards of Thanks, Engagements.  In Memoriams. Deaths and Births  up to 40 words SI per insertion,  3c per word over 40.  Box numbers 25c extra.  Cash with order. A 25c charge  is m^dp when hilled.  CLASSIFIED  DISPLAY  All advertising deviating from  reemlar classified stvle becomes  classified display and is charged  by thp measurpd aeate line at  6c per line, minimum of 14 agate  lines.  Legals ��� 17 cents per count  line for first insertion then 13c  per   count  line   for   consecutive  fnc-'��*t{r>-i<;.  Classified pdvor^cn-nents deadline 5 p.m. Tuesday. (Article  2)  The Johnston twins, Roger and  Ron, sons of Magistrate and Mrs.  Andy Johnston of Sechelt continue their experiences with  UNEF, the United Nations Expeditionary Force in the Gaza  strip by attending a drumhead  church service on the camp parade ground with all troops in  dress uniforms.  Referring to the fact they are  able to photograph anything  from camels to chameleons starts  a train of thought which goes  as far as stink bugs. Chameleons  run about six to eight inches  long and change color according  to their background. Desert rats  are lumped along with beetles  and spiders with the spiders  faaving a two-inch body with legs  about three to four inches long.  They squeal when stepped on.  Beetles are the stink bugs. The  most personal of all insects is  the Rajah Turtle an infamous  bedbug which causes the medical  corps to continually fumigate  sleeping quarters.  Roger explains he is teaching  three men to play the guitar  and an invitation to play at the  Norwegian canteen concert was  accepted on the basis there would  be plenty of fun.  A    description   of where  the  camp is reveals it is about five  miles from Rafah and three miles  from    the    Mediterranean    sea.  Rafah   is   on   the   Egypt-Isreal  border, near Jerusalem also Mf.  Sanai where Moses received the  Ten Commandments on a tablet.  Talking about payday the lads  reported they did not get much  in the form of pay but what they  did get went a long way as prices  in most cases were low compared to many other places. Roger  describes    his    weekly    haircut  which  is really a  singe by an  Egyptian which is said, so he reports, to be good for the hair.  Back to music ��� the boys invited to the Norwegian canteen  ���found the Norwegians liked  Western style music and some  rock and roll and they found it  funny to hear their songs sung  in Norwegian. Both have accepted invitations to sing and play  pome instrumental at a coming  UNEF concert which they expected would prove interesting.  The Nasser Special runs on a  railway past the camp from  Cairo to Alexander taking about  10 hours for the 150 mile run.  Then commenting on the fact  the Egyptians outnumber the  Israeli four to one the odds,  Roger said, were in favor of the  Israeli troops. The feeling existed that Nasser's soldiers and  merchants as well were unrealistic in their ideals about Nasser.  Again on a musical note Ron  Printed Pattern  >45\ t  ZES        \  -18        \  Greet summer with open arms  in this figure-praising sheath that  travels from city to country under cover of its clever button-on  bolero. Easy-sew.  Printed Pattern 9245: Misses'  Sizes 10, 12, 14, 16, 18. Size 16  dress takes 3 yards 35-inch fabric; bolero takes 2V6 yards.  Printed directions on each pattern part. Easier, accurate.  Send FIFTY CENTS (50c) in  coins (stamps cannot be accepted) for th:s pattern. Please print  plainly SIZE, NAME, ADDRESS,  STYLE NUMBER.  Send your order to MARIAN  MARTIN, care of the Coast  News, Pattern Dept., 60 Front  St. West, Toronto, Ont  reports he is a member of the  singing group kno.vn as the Five  Sheiks with invitations to appear  at three messes to provide entertainment.  Owing to an accident to a jeep  turning a corner too fast, throwing Roger and three other men  out and injuring them slightly,  Roger was unable to accompany  Ron on a trip of four days to  Jerusalem.  After a two-hour ride by plan:.*  the Jerusalem party had dinner  at the Lawrence hotel in Jerusalem, Jordan. Six of the boys  went by car with a guide to  Bethany, saw the tomb of Lazarus and the home of Mary and  Martha. Ron posed along with  the high priest of Samaria and  the oldest Bible in the world. He  also purchased some ancient Roman, Byzantine and Egyptian  coins from the high priest. As  the people were generally poor  the temple was supported largely by donations.  Next afternoon they toured  the Mount of Olives, the Garden,  of Gethsamane and encompassed  the walls of Jerusalem taking  many pictures. During the same  afternoon they toured the Valley of Thieves past the Inn of  the Good Smaritan on to Gideon  and the ruins of old Jericho.  At the River Jordan they turn  ed to the Red Sea where they  swam in water 27 percent salt.  On the return to Jerusalem they  passed a refugee camp in which  there were 85,000 people.  The visit into the Holy Land  area coincided with the Christmas season and the party visited  on foot the 14 Stations of the  Cross including a visit to the  quarters used by Pontius Pilate,  the place of the Cross, the pillar where Jesus was lashed, the  tomb of Jesus and the tomb of  Mary as well as the path taken?  by Jesus to the Cross.  In Bethlehem they visited the  place where Jesus was born on  Christmas Eve and attended a  church service. Christmas Day  they visited the famous Wailing  Wall and mosques and cathedrals.  Ron records the fact the boys  are receiving copies of the Coast  News at Rajah and noted that  the Hot Shots, the Sechelt orchestra known for its spontaneous music in which the Magistrate and Mrs. Johnston play.  In the Norwegian hospital  Roger reports there were five  Bedouin children who had been  healed of their sickness weeks  ago but the Norwegians liked  them so much they were keeping them as long as they could.  (To be continued)  Girl best log-roller  By PAT WELSH  Redroofs Beach and Country  Club members held their annual regatta Sat., Aug. 1. Commencing at 2:30 p.m. a parade  of decorated boats sailed past  the reviewing stand where the  commodore, Past President  Harry; Pearson took the salute  Three outstanding entries  were the Fire Boat, H. Merri-  lees, Fern Gulf, T. Campbell,  and Kyak, C. Dalton. The fire  boat complete with pump and  hoses sprayed jets of water  over the Fern Gulf in a realistic manner almost drowning  the crew at times. The Kyak  made by John and Jeremy Dalton had as passenger Mrs. M.  Dalton. Numerous small boats  manned by their young owners  caused much amusement as  they endeavoured to keep in  line.  Swimming matches, a long  and varied program, consisted  of races for girls and boys from  7 to 15 and under, diving, underwater swimming, row boat  race��, log rolling, etc. Ice  cream was served to all the  landed a 36 pounder. Lee  children, who, like Oliver  Twist, kept coming back fpr  more.  The regatta committee included  chairman,   Mike   Jack  son, program and publicity,  Margaret Wright; starter, Chris  Dalton; floats and course, Tommy Campbell; judge^ Linda  Adams Hunt; boat parade, Ross'  McAllister and recorder, Kayw  Fredrickson.  The weather was ideal and  the beach jammed with spectators. The small fry, who all  swim like fishes, were in their  element as they swam, dived  and participated in all the events. Log rolling caused a flutter, the winner being a girl.  The next thing of interest  will be the fishing derby which  should have been held with  the regatta because the number of fish caught around Nor-  West Bay has been fantastic.  Stan Moffat of Halfmoon Bay  Straight and Stuart LeFeaux  brought in some extremely  large fish. Ken McPherson of  Winnipeg, guest of Alan  Greene Jr., landed two beauties, beginners' luck. Small  Peter LeFeaux caught an 18  lb. spring. Almost everyi boat  had fish.  LESS REWARDING  A survey of Canada's electrical manufacturing companies  shews their profit in 1957 was  only 3.1 cents on the sales dollar.  HI BALL WITH,  BLACK BALL  to and from  VANCOUVER ISLAND  SECHELT PENINSULA  POWELL RIVER  fash frequent ferry Service Every Day  Reservations NOT Needed  TOPS for convenience���  TOPS for space���TOPS for speed  Follow The Black Ball Flag!  CvIw.-K-.C'.v.t.'.v^Xv  BLACKBALL  36 attend  bridal shower  Thirty six friends gathered  at the Seaside Hotel, Mon.,  July 27 to surprise Mabel Conrad with a bridal shower. The  corsage made by Mrs. G. MacDonald was pinned on the  bride-to-be by Janice Preiss.  Many lovely gifts were receiv.  ed and Mra. P. Quarry and  Mrs. G. MacDonald helped  Mabel unwrap the gifts which  were passed around for ajtl to  see.  A lunch wa�� served in the  dining room where Mrs. K.  Gallier and Mrs: C. Woods  were co-hostesses. The table  was decorated with sweet peas  and roses and a shower cake  decorated by Mrs. N. Marleau.  Also attending the shower  were Mists Conrad's aunt and  cousin, Mrs. Nimmo anjd Mrs.  Art Hauka of Gibsons.  A stag dinner at Seaside Hotel was given Thurs., July 30  in honor of Ernie Preiss whose  coming marriage to Miss Mabel  Conrad takes place in August.  Robert D. Wright, N.D.  NATUROPATHIC     PHYSICIAN  Graduate of  Cal.   Chiropractic   College,   Etc.  MON.. WED., FRI..-���I 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  Fiats at SecheEt  Cliff's Shell Service station  at Sechelt is now dealer for  the imported Fiat motor car.  The Fiat is in the small car  class and like most foreign  importations has many attractive features. The motor is located in the rear and is water-  cooled. The various cars have  ranges of speed up to 87 miles  an hour.  Cliff's new acquisition reveals the growing importance  of the automobile dealership  en the Sunshine Coast. Fiat  Motors of Canada Ltd., has its  headquarters in Toronto.  6    Coast News, Aug.  6, 1959-  WEDS IN GERMANY  Sgt. Reginald Oldershaw, 1st  Field Amb., R.C.A.M.C, a native of Gibsons, was married  July 11 at Fort Victoria, Werl,  Germany, to Miss Lore Hummel of Marienhutle, Germany.  The couple will return to Canada in the fall.  Canadian water power potentials, explored and recorded, are  sufficient to yield 66,000,000  horsepower.  Same Night ��� Same Time ��� Same Place  BSB_-Bn  [ace     I  I  i  I  I  Thurs., Aug .6 I  I  GIBSONS SCHOOL  HALL���8 p.m. SHARP |  I BIG CASH PRIZES i  I Dor!t Miss First Game $10  LSUNSHINE COAST WELFARE FUND  I   3-  It's here in our town!  UNLIMITED  COLOR SELECTION  Now you can choose from thousands of lovely colors, keyed  to modern tastes and trends. Get the exact color you want  to match rugs, drapes, furniture���at the touch of a button!  &  >'       MARSHALL WELLS  tf^-a-iiiag|ii  COLOR SYSTEM '*..,��� ,.*:������**,"  Bring in a swatch of material ��� and we'll show you how the  exciting Tint-a-matic machine solves color problems quickly...  easily . . �� conveniently. A whole new world of decorating  magic is yours to enjoy... and use to advantage in beautifying your home!  Tint-a-magic colors are available in any of the following  finishes ��� semi-gloss, high gloss, enamel, alkyd, flat, latex, exterior house paint.  Cbmfc i/rv foot/ coru eocituog. {jt���� cta*non6tft^  PARKER'S HARDWARE  Phone SECHELT 51  109-P  REACH  ���MMMPMAWM*  FOR A  OMlwrma  B.C.'S REFRESHING NEW DISCOVERY,  A GREAT LAGER BEER BY   O'KEEFE BREWING COMPANY B.C. LIMITED  wmm  i nis advertisement is not published or displayed by thej-iquor Control "Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  9914-0 Ik Timms: The Cripple in Black Coast News, Aug. 6,  1959..  Longstreet: The Politician.           Mysiery  Royce:  The Soft-Footed Moor.  Uon-Ficlion  Sitwell and Schneiders: Austria.  Workman: Only When I  Laugh.  Champdor:   Babylon.  Ficiion  Hailey & Castle: Flight Into  Danger.  Smith: Range Doctor.  Shipley: The Scarlet Lily.  DRAMA SERIES  Seven plays by- British Columbia authors will be seen in  a series of nine, half-hour drama�� which originate from Vancouver during August, September and October. The drama  series, entitled Studio Pacific,  begins with the Michael Roth-  ery production of "Tidal Wave"  on Wed., August 12, by Capt.  Thomas Gilchrist of West Vancouver.  r  SECHELT THEATRE  WED., THURS.  ALAN LADD  AUG. 5 & 6  KATY JURADO  The Badlanders  TECHNICOLOR  FRI., SAT. ��� AUG. 7 & 9  ANDY GRIFFITHS NICK ADAMS  No Time For Sergeants  ADULTS 75c  STUDENTS 50c  CHILDREN 35c  MON., TUES. ��� AUG. 10 & 11  BRIAN KEITH MALA POWERS  Sierra Barron  TECHNICOLOR  Iii  ii  me ��cnei�� in neaicna  ESSO OIL UNITS  FINANCED BY IMPERIAL OIL LTD.  10% down ��� balance 60 months  INSURED  lowest interest rates obtainable  INSTALL NOW���No down payment till September 15  Bill Hanef Beating k Sheet Metal  LTD.  ������ft*? *���*.��***  i2V. i-SS25~"   ~~"    ~~ ~~ ���  br call your Imperial Oil Dealer  (DANNY WHEELER)   GIBSONS 66  ���inniiuiiini �������������!��� ������������^������t��wtB����aw-n*i*i��BM��������������iBB��iiuiMM��iBi��B������i��i-i����M��-i��tiwii��i��*��*��i��t����i'-ww-|i*ii'-^��i  Rogers Plumbing  PRICES LOWER THAN THE CATALOGUES  SOME LESS THAN WHOLESALE  3/4" Copper     30e foot  Chromium Plated Traps    2.ie  Range Boilers :     ��19.50  New Close-Coupled English Toilets        $29.50  White Bathroom Set, everything complete .... $129.50  [Stainless Steel Sinks       $13.90  4" Soil Pipe    :    ��4.90 per 5, ft. length  Pembroke Baths, white enamelled       $55.00  4" Vitrified Tees for Septic Tank  $2.50  200 gal. Septic Tanks, Delivered    $48.50  3" Copper Tubing in 12 ftHengths $1.37 per foot  1/2" Hard Copper Tubing, 12 ft. lengths .. 20c per foot  1/2" Elbow, copper       10c  1/2" Tee, copper     13c  1%" Galvanized Pipe, 20* lengths    55c per foot  WE NOW SELL PLASTIC PIPE & FITTINGS  1/2" to 1M>" ��� S & S Catalogue Prices  No. 40 GLASSLINED ELECTRIC TANK  2 Elements ��� 3,000 Watts ��� 10 Years Guarantee  ONLY $93  No. 30 GLASSLINED ELECTRIC TANK  2 Elements ��� 10 Years Guarantee  ONLY  $79  COMPARE CATALOGUE PRICES ��� YOU SAVE  $10 ON EACH OF THESE TANKS  JACUZZI PUMPS ��� wyj sell them for lass  RECONDITIONED USED PUMPS  MODERN PLUMBING ROUGHED IN  Average House ��� $250  Goods Satisfactory or Money Iiefnnded  BOX 197  Phones  STORE 339 ���  Poodles delight  tea guests  The second annual Garden  Tea of the local branch of the  .S.P.C.A. was held Monday,  July 27 at the home of Mr.  and Mrs. Webb, Reid Road,  Gibsons.  The weather was chilly with  a gusty, wind, necessitating  wearing of jackets and sweaters. In fact one especially vigorous gust took a beautiful  lawn umbrella on a venturesome sail over the shrubbery.  Included among, the guests  were two delightful miniature  French poodles, one black and  one white, belonging to Dr.  Hylton and these pleased the  younger folk. Added to the natural beauty of the spacious garden were the young ladies in  pretty summery frocks who  served the guests.  Thanks is extended to those  ladies who volunteered for service in the kitchen, at the home  cooking counter and at tables  where tickets were sold for  various draw��.  Mr. Cecil Chamberlin, inspector for the branch took  charge at the gate. The winning  tickets were drawn byl the inspector's tiny daughter, Juan-  ita, whose eyes were moist  when she found that the winning ticket for a dainty doll  didn't correspond with hers.  Proceeds from the tea will  help build a fund for constructing a simple animal shelter, the  need for which has been felt  a number of times.  Ashes  scattered  on loved waters  On Sun., Aug. 2, the ashes  of the late Herbert Lea Anderson, well-known summer resident of Redroofs were scattered over the water�� of the bay  he loved so well.  Mr. Andrson was accidentally killed on the Hope Princeton highway last week. He  leaves his widow Leola, two  daughters, Mrs. A. Trent of  Vancouver and Mrs. Smith of  Sechelt, also three grandchildren.  ��� Canon A. Greene, D.D., read  the brief service, then scattered the ashes. Many lovely floral  tributes were then thrown  on the waters, floating away on  the outgoing tide. Bert Anderson had a heart of gold- Many  people   from   Vancouver,   Sechelt   and   Redroofs   attended  the   service.   Deep   sympathy  was expressed for the bereaved family.  RESIDENCE 105Y  All different, gay���cost almost  .nothing to make! .[Delight a  hostess sales at the next bazaar!  Six potholders plus pair of  even mitts���easy to make of fabric leftovers. Pattern 643: transfers,   directions,   color ideas.  Send THIRTY-FIVE CENTS  in coins (stamps cannot be accepted) for this pattern to The  Coast News, Needlecraft Dept.,  60 Front St. West, Toronto, Ont.  Print Plainly PATTERN NUMBER, your NAME and ADDRESS.  Send for a copy of 1959 Laura  Wheeler Needlecraft Book. It  has lovely designs to order: embroidery, crochet, knitting, weaving, quilting, toys- In the book,  a special surorise to make a  little girl happy ��� a cut-out doll,  clothes to color. Send 25 cents  for this book.  Halfmoon Bay  By PAT WELSH  Jerry Meuse and daughter  Carolyn of Vancouver spent  the week with his parents the  Pete  Meuse  at Hydaway.  Others weekending here  were Mr. and Mrs. Bill Thorn  and guests; Mr. "and Mrs. H.  Merrilees; Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Campbell and children; Mr.  and Mrs. Chris Taylor, Kit and  Steven; the Chris Daltons; the  Alan Greenes, Jr., and guests  Mr. and Mrs. K. McPherson of  Winnipeg; the J. Cunliffes and  Don; Mr. and Mrs- Harold Hunt  and Brian; Miss Lynn Simpson  and guest Donna Berry; the  Ross McAllisters and family;  Mr. and Mrs. Fredrickson and  family and Miss Barbara  Greene.  At the Redroofs resort new  arrivals are Mr. and Mrs. T.  Innis and family of New Westminster; Dr. and Mrs. Murchie  and family of West Vancouver;  Mr. and Mrs. Mullen and family, Vancouver, and Mr. and  Mrs. Skjold and daughter.  from the R.C.M.P.  The magistrate committed a  juvenile to an indefinite term  in the Boys' Industrial School  at Brannan Lake for breaking  into a house at Gibsons.  Peter Billy and Christopher  Paul, both of Sechelt were each  sentenced to six months at  Oakalla Prison Farm for breaking and entering. A pair of binoculars that were stolen were  recoverd by the R.C.M.P.  Stanley Tyson, Wilson Creek  was fined $10 for crossing a  solid double line on the highways  Raymond Marchon, Gibsons,  paid a $5 fine for illegal parking.  A $15 fine was levied on Ted  Fearn of Gibsons for failing;  to paint a registration number  and name on his boat.  i  i  1  Don't Say Bread  Say   "McGAVIN'S"  I  Local Sales Rep.  NORMAN STEWART  Phone  Gibsons 189  R. R. 1, GIBSONS  Police Court  John Huyck, Vancouver; Patrick Englehart, Wilson Creek;  Phillip Swift, Vancouver;  Charles Comeau, Gibsons and  Malcolm Duncan, M a d-e i r a  Park, in Magistrate Johnston's  court, were each fined $25 for  speeding. Comeau was fined a  further $10 for operating a car  contrary to the restrictions on  his drivers' license.  Ib Anderson, Halfmoon Bay.  was fined $20 for failing to  have repairs made to his car  after receiving a check-up slip  Power Outage  Electric power will be interrupted in the following area as follows:  Monday, August 10, from approximately 9.30 a.m.  to approximately 11.30 a.m., Halfmoon Bay area  on Redroofs Road from the Sunshine Coast Highway West to the Redroofs General Store.  The outage is neccessary to permit B.C. Electric line -crews to  carry out maintenance and construction work for the improvement to service.  B.C. ELECTRIC Co. Ltd.  NOW!  GREASE IN  PLASTIC TUBES  RPM Automotive Grease comes in  12 oz. plastic cartridges that slip right  in your grease gun. No mess, no paddles, no contamination. Just snip  off ends, drop cartridge in ordinary  grease gun...and use! And, you get  several greases in one.  ��� Wheel bearings  ��� Chassis fittings  ��� Water pumps  ��� Universal joints  ��� Track rollers  Also available in other  standard size containers.  For any Standard Oil product, call  G.H. (Gerry) MACDONALD  WILSON CREEK  Tel. SECHELT 222  Bring all your ��� personal credit needs^under one roof S  with a low-cost B of M life-insured loan.  All your credit needs ���  even   such   pleasant  things  as   family  vacations ��� can be included under the Bank of Montreal  Family Finance Plan. If you are short of ready money  but have a steady income, you'd be xvell advised to  look into this modern low-cost method of financing  tlie things you want for the home and family.  This Plan offers you automatic life-insurance for  your loan ��� extended repayment period ��� monthly  payment programme tailored to your income ��� and  special Ever Ready Credit provisions. Get on the  bandwagon with thousands of satisfied users of the  B of M's Family Finance Plan. You will like the  helpful attitude of our people at your neighbourhood B of M branch.  Gibsons Branch:  EDWARD HENNIKER, Manager  Sechelt Branch: DONALD McNAB, Manager  Port Mellon (Sub-Agency): Open on  Canadian  Forest Products Ltd. semi-monthly paydays  WORKING    WITH    CANADIANS    IN     EVERY    WALK    OF    LIFE    SINCE  @CUt4d&& 'p'&Mt SWI  1817  FP-83 ;:��3    Coast News, Aug.  6,  1959.  -y/-%  Sailor or cloche? CBC commentator Byng Whitteker hasn't the foggiest idea which hat is which. What man. has? Ilhat's why Joy Daviei  (left) in the sailor, has been employed by the CBC as fashion consultant for radio and television coverage cf the royal visit. One of  her main jobs will be to brief commentators each morning on the  fashions the Queen will be wearing that day. Pretty Toronto model  Dorothy Fraser (right) models the cloche.  id  under one au  transport  thority  Considerable progress in getting B.C.'s new Department of  Commercial Transport into full  operation is announced by Hon.  Lyle Wicks, minister of commercial transport and minister  of labor.  The new department will  bring under one authority all  matters relating to commercial  transport so more attention  can be given to needs of the  industry-; and the public; uniformity and equity in the administration of the law; protection  of highways from abuse more  closely controlled and safety  measures adequately administered.  Enforcement cornerstone of  the department is its weigh  stations. These small cream  and green colored buildings  are located just off the highways at strategic places and  are used to weigh trucks and  loads.  The weigh stations protect  the highways from excessive  size and weight of commercial  transport and reduce traffic  hazards from improperly loaded or unduly large commercial  vehicles. They ensure that  commercial vehicle operators  pay proper license fees, diesel-  powered commercial vehicles a  comparable highway-use tax  per mile to gasoline-powered  ones, and collect overweight  or oversize fees. The stations  also assiy; in the enforcement,  of motor carrier regulations.  Portatfe weighing devices '  are also used by the department, consisting of a trailer  and scales to be used between  permanent stations as required.  Regulations with respect to  persons operating from outside  the province came into effect  June 15. The intent of the regulations  is  to  protect   British  Columbia operators from unfair competition from operators who paid very little license fees to the province.  Non-resident operators now  may obtain only two permits  during any one license year  and each permit is restricted to  one trip. After two permits  have been obtained for any  one vehicle, the non-resident  operators must pay the full  license fee for the remainder of  the year.  At the last session of the  legislature new license fees for  commercial vehicles were established. They will be effective March 1, 1960.  Provision has been made  vr-herpby farmers owning  trucks under three tons will  pay the same annual license  feer, as thev did in 1959 providing truck and load does not  exceed 15,000 pounds. For occasional loads, overweight permit^ can be obtained.  Oversize and overweight per  mits can be obtained at all mo-  to*- vehicle offices, government  agents' offices, at weigh stations of the department and at  the department's offices; in Victoria and Vancouver.  Provision has been made  for lodging trucks crossing  highways to obtain permits by  the month on a special basis.  There are a large number of  commercial vehicles in the province which do not travel on  public highways and. therefore  do not come under the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act  or Commprcial Transport Act.  These vehicles are regulated  by the Industrial Transportation Act. They) are required to  have air brakes that meet high  safety s'-andardra and to maintain a los book record of servicing and repairs. Truck operators are given special training  courses and are required to  pass a driver's test before being allowed to drive.  Roberts Creek  By  Mrs.  M. Newman  Miss Bella Reid, Glasgow,  Scotland, is visiting her brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs.  J.G. Reid, Beach Avenue.  Guests at the home of Mr.  and Mrs. Peloux Long were  their nephew, A.F. Long and  his family of Santa Monica,  Cal.  20 pee Liiiicheon Sets %%^  WILLOW PATTERN  Electric Razor  W. B. Model  ishave Electric Razor$  BATTERY & CAR ATTACHMENT  Phone GIBSONS 32  Six leading B.C. forest in-*  dustry firms have formed a ���  separate company to operate,  giant aircraft to water bomb :  forest fires. The new company ?  will be known as Forest Industries Flying Tankers Ltd. and  the aircraft used will be four  Martin  Mars flying  boats,   to *  be obtained from the U.S. Navy  They are among the largest of  their kind in the world.  The plan calls for the four-  engined Mars ��� each with a  v.'ingspan. of 200 feet and an  overall length of 120 feet ��� to  be fully equipped with tanks, \  intake systems and dropping ���  equipment to bomb fires that  break out in the timber areas  of the six sponsoring companies.  Sponsoring  the   project  are  Real estate  service expands  The British Columbia Asso- ���:  ciation of Real Estate Boards  has announced revised methods  for handling the sale of property! .through its B.C.. Multiple  Listing Service.  "initiated last year the service is aimed at providing a  broad market for selected real ;  estate such as resorts, hotels, ,  ranches, motels, commercial  businesses and industrial properties.  Under B.C. M.L.S., complete  details, including photographs,  of a property listed are forwarded to participating realtors in all parts of B.C., providing a large market for properties which usually are of a  size or kind for which there is  not a good local market.  the following firms: B.C. Forest Products Ltd., Canadian  Forest Products Ltd., MacMit-  lan and Bloedel Ltd., Powell  River Co. Ltd., Tahsis Co. Ltd.,  and Western Forest Industries  Ltd.  A leading Canadian aviation  figure, Air Vice-Marshall Leigh  F. Stevenson of Vancouver had  a part in the organization of  the plan.  "The water capacity of the  Mars when refitted will be  about 7,000 gallons," Mr. Stevenson said. "This compares  with the capacities ranging  from 100 to 700 gallons of aircraft in B.C. now equipped  with  'scoop'  or 'belly' tanks."  Spokesmen for the companies said that a plane the size  of the Mars is critically needed in B.C. A large number of  the hundreds of fires that break  out each year are in mountainous inaccessible territory that  takes days to reach on foot.  One of the greatest needs is to  find a method of extinguishing  or controlling fires before they  get a chance to spread.  "Loading will be done . by  means of scoops that will fill  the tanks inside the plane with  water as it skims over the surface of a lake or the sea at high  taxiing speed," he said.  "When the aircraft reaches  the fire, the entire load will be  dropped almost instantaneous-  lj- to give the greatest concentration. This method permits a  quick turn-around when suitable water areas are available.  It could mean the application  of a third of an inch of water  on an acre of forest every* 15  minutes ��� the equivalent of a  very  heavy rainfall."  Mr. Stevenson said that water bombing with aircraft is  now being developed in B.C.,  and has been used with good  results in Ontario and other  forest areas over the last few  years.  IOOF Sunshine Coast  Lodge  No.   76  Meets  Gibson*.  School Hall, 2nd and 4th  Wednesday each month-  ATTENTION VETERANS  BRANCH 140, SECHELT  Mr. M. L. Feeney of the Department of Veterans'  Affairs, will be at the Legion Hall, Sechelt, at  11 a.m., Wednesday, August 12. to interview any  veteran wishing assistance or advice.  Harry A. Hills,  Service Officer, Branch 140.  Phone Sechelt 62R  LOTS  OF COMPANY  The number of electrical  manufacturing companies in  Canada (477 in 1957) has doubled since 1944.  AHEAD   OF   THE   RUSSIANS?  The world's first electric cooking range was developed in Canada in 1893.  Guaranteed Watch &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris* Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  inwaimnimw^,  School Supplies  Complete line of Back-to-Schoo!  clothing for boys and girls  ZIPPER BINDERS, EXERCISE BOOKS, etc.  Lay Away Now  Pick Up Later  Gibsons Varieties  Freezer Pack  SPECIALS  Buy In Quantity  LEAN  Mine  BEEF  Pork  STEAK  Phone GIBSONS 34R  iwn*BWwnsT**ny*!*w*w*a.M*r*mMwtmMmuwBVtmwwwwa9*m* fif ��� mtwtwtwtmmwimi  Pork Spare  RIBLETSlll1  Blade  ROAST  43  Ib  C  lb.  GRADE A  Weiners lo. 1  lbs.  for  $1  Car Specials  1956 Olds. Sedan  Automatic  transmission, good  rubber  beautiful shape, excellent transportation  $2,350  1956 Dodge Sedan  GOOD SHAPE  Phone SECHELT 1  1956 Pontiac Sedan Delivery  EXCELLENT SHAPE  954 Ford Sedan  REAL TRANSPORTATION  1952 Pontiac Sedan  TERRIFIC  BUY, GOOD MOTOR  TRUCKS  Here Is A Real Buy!!  1 Special  For Small Logging Operation  '56 Ford F 700  Cab & chassis, 5-speed  trans.,    2-speed   rear  end, micro brake lock    ��  & fairly good 12-ply rubber  and  4 - 5 yd box, brand new motor, new trans.,  new rear end, good rubber.  as a  speoiaB deal  All Cars & Trucks Financed by G.M.A.C.  PAYMENTS TILL SEPT.  PHONE SECHELT 10  WILSON CREEK

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