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 Provincial Lierary,  9  B* C*  DANNY'S  DINING ROOM  JUST  FINE  FOOD  Phone GIBSONS 140  SERVING  THE  GROWING   SUNSHINE  COAST  Fublished in Gibsons, B.C. Volume 11, Number 32, August 20  1959.  ff^pfr^.t^^g mf inirr"J1 itr fir **���''���**���'**��� j^ w- ��� *-**��' <��� ���n*-***^***��� ��� -n���  RAY  WHITING  RADIO-CONTROLLED  PHONE      OKO      GIBSONS  itj  24"HR. COURTEOUS SERVICE  Top winner in this year's  Sunohine Coast Fall Fair was  Mr�� Lee Hartley of Reid Road,  Gibsons area with Mrs Celia  Stroshein of Wilson Creek second and Mrs. Cecil Chamberlin of Reid Road third. Total  points have not been tabulated  yet but these three had the  largest number of prize winning exhibits.  "In summing up the 195^  Fair I would place in the highest position the excellent cooperation of the committee.  For several days many of the  members have worked hard  and the help given by some, of  the organizations in the district, particularly the Kiwanis  and the Legion, is much appreciated and will be remembered,"' said Mrs. M. LeFeuvre,  secretary of the Fair Committee.  "All judges were present and  spoke well of the entries', the  staging and the hospitality of  the management. Mr G.A. Muir  head, district agriculturist of  Cloverdale, B,C. judged the  Junior Calf club's animals.  Mr. Muirhead has a way of  holding the attention of these  young members and it was interesting, to hear him explain  and to observe, the good and  bad points of each animal.   .  "In praise of the concessions  we were pleased to hear the  remarks of many vistors. A  stranger to the district was surprised to see Gibsons grown  peaches. He is now convinced  that peaches do grow on this  peninsula.  "An enjoyable dance was a  fine finish to a fine Fair and  thanks go to all who helped  to make it so, this includes exhibitors in  outlying districts."  This year's keeping of the  exhibits to one side . of the  highway in the School Hall  and the Anglican Parish hall  was an idea which will be followed up in the years to come.  The only event held on the  other side of the highway was  the Kiwanis and Legion Bingo  on Friday and Saturday in the  Elementary school basement-  There -were also more exhibits which supplied their own  shelter, the B.C. Electric portable greenhouse, which was  supervised by Bob Norminton,  Sechelt regional manager and  J.J. Galbraith from the regional office at Powell River.  The other exhibit which took  care of itself was that of Gibsons Hardware and the Rockgas company which had its own  tent in front of the Schooi hall  in which lighting, cooking methods and heating facilities supplied through Rockgas ingenuity.  One of the interesting items  was the amount of literature  available. This* harks back to  the days of bigger fairs when  one could walk through the  commercial exhibit and come  out. with a good-sized handful  of literature on almost every  exhibit.  One came across the interesting air views of the Sunshine Coast arranged by Totem  Realty. Next came Galley's  woodwork exhibit, the Gibsons Electric Crowne Sewing  machine exhibit and ths Pen  Television experiments and displays of hi-fi equipment and  tape recordings. This display  also had Jack Gordon with his  interesting designs produced  by the harmograph drawing  some amazing things by the  simple method of swinging  pendulums.  P  romising art wpr  k  This year's art display at the  Sunshine Coast Fall Fair was  one of the most interesting exhibited for the last few years.  There were some local scenes  involved, one by Reg Adams,  member of the village commission who portrayed in oil the  everyday scene involving the  marker light on the reef opposite Gibsons and another by.  Kathleen Wells which was not  specific in its locale but could  have been one of numerous  ���spots not too far away. Kathleen Wells also had an excellent oil depicting flowers,  which appeared realistic.  There were also horses'  heads by Heather Brace'well  and views by Mrs. A. Trueman  and Beatrice Davey.  In the copper line Mrs. E.  Lowe had an excellent exhibit  along with Mrs. Honeyman and  the work on them displayed  considerable care and painstaking effort.  An item which can be included in the art section with  also some claim to the needlework   division   would   be  that  Just ii  e oeaven  It  is just  like  heaven!  This is the considered opinion of a newcomer to the district who came all the way  from Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories.  Mr. and Mrs. J. McComb  who now live on Reid Road are  the newcomers who have left  the extreme cold and mosquitoes and black flies of Yellow-  knife to live in Gibsons area  which Mrs,. McComb described  as just like heaven.  Mr. McComb was involved  in mining in the Yellowknife  area and both of them decided  there was a more pleasant  place in which to live somewhere else than the Northwest  Territories.  of the exhibits by Mr. and  Mrs. Peter Trappitt of Pender  Harbour with their interesting  work on nylon with colorfast  washable paint assisted by  some outline work embroidered to show shorelines and so  on. The pictures were of downtown Vancouver and an ouline  of the Pender Harbour shoreline with explanations, such  as place names.  The work by the Trappitts  was something new to the Sunshine Coast and shows possibilities. The picture showing  the centre of Vancouver was  finely done and showed diligent work.  To get back to the specific  art works on display there was  an interesting crayon sketch  by Mrs. V.E. Tyner of Madeira  Park which revealed a lightness of hand in the delicate depiction of the scene.  Another work explained to  onlookers by a piping voice  which said simply "That one's*  me," was produced by Irene  Stronstad and there was a resemblance between the picture  and the young character who  stood by and looked at himself  There was also a pen and ink  sketch by Irene Stronstad  which revealed considerable  skill.  JULY 1 DRAW  A new number has been selected to help wind up the July  1 celebration draw. Unclaimed  up to press time is the color  movie camera and film which  was the second prize on the  Mermaid Queen ballot draw.  Tht number that could have  claimed it last week was 559.  This is now cancelled and the  new number is 834. Anyone  having this number should  contact the Coast News  (By   Helen  McSavaney)  In the parish and school  halls the transformation from  drab bare walls to flag adorned exhibition halls was quite a  sight. The fall fair committee  was busv for hours hanging  iiags and paper cornucopias,  setting up tables and covering  them with paper, and setting  out displays of fruit, flower?  ?nd handicrafts.  The weaving and handicrafts  were in the Parish hall. Along  one wall were small woven  mats, oil paintings, specimens  of copper tooling, and two  maps done by Mr. and Mrs.  Peter Trappitt of Madeira  Park. These maps were painted on nylon material with the  borders and shorelines embroidered in blue and red. One  of these maps was of Vancouver and showed the various  buildings in great detail. By  looking closely one could make  out the Marine Building, the  Hotel   Vancouver,   the    Court  Fire which caused -^proximately $10,000 damage destroyed the summer home of  Dr. Harry Wallace, assistant  minister of Ryerson United  church in Vancouver early  Tuesday morning.  It was noticed by a passing  fish boat operator at about  5:45 a.m., who continued shouting toward shore until someone in a neighboring house investigated. The neighbor  promptly aroused the people  in the burning house who were  Mrs. Young, wife of Dr. M*  Young of Vancouver and her  two young children.  An alarm was phoned  into  Gibsons. Meanwhile neighbors  helped get out of the burning  home what they could.  One of the unusual events in  ihe fire was the fact the W.B.  Boucher family a few doors  away was notified of the lire  from Vancouver. It appears  Capt. Thomas of the Bain-  bridge while en route noticed  the i-ames, spotted the house,  knew? it was the Wallace home  .end raised his wife via marine  telephone. She in turn telephoned the Bouchers. The  whole, episode, spotting and  telephone took not more than  three .minutes.  Cavse of the fire is undeter  mined. Dr. Young was to have  come to the home Tuesday to  start a holiday. Instead he took  his family back to Vancouver.  Following the fire neighbors  did what they could to assist  Mrs. Young and her family.  The burned home is on the  shoreline about half-way between Gibsons and Granthams  hill.  Neighbors were particularly  thankful for the .work of the  Volunteer Fire Services who  responded as quickly as they  could and did yeoman work in  keeping the flames, which at  times were intense, frosn  spreading to the home to the  south, owned by a Mr. Mo  Cluckey. The Summerfield  home to the north was also  watched  closely.  Two fire trucks attended the  fire and poured about 2,000  gallons on the blaze, assisted  by a portable fire department  pump which pumped water  from the beach.. The tank truck  made two or three hurried trips  to Gibsons hydrant to  fill up-  There were no hydrants in  Granthams area which forced  the firemen to get their water  from Gibsons hydrants in the  tank truck. This* truck remained on the job at the fire until  acouL   1.30   p.m.  Tuesday.  No Sunshine. Coast Fall Fair  would not be complete without the Children's Parade on  the  Saturday   afternoon.  Traffic stops in all direction^  as the youngster; have their  fun. Plenty of cameras were  in evidence and some good  pictures should result.  The leader of the parade   i^  Piper -Eric  ThomsoH-and'the'  skirl  o'   the  pipes   brings   the  Regatta problem  The Aug. 30 regatta has progressed to the point where an  announcement can be cxpecte*,';  shortly on the setup, for the  boat races planned-  There have been inquiries at  the Coast News office concerning the clasriiicafcions planned  but the committee is still exploring the possibilities and  will have an announcement lor  next week.  The swimming events will  be the same as was on the program for the July 1 celebration and they will be run off  as though none of the events,  were held July 1 when rain  interfered with completion of  the p3jgram  crowd to attention, with toei  tc*.*o?Mr *.  -q.^-r    -o r>i-yp\rc- ^coul^i". The  L.ceng':':;dealer this year beh:^  Pompi long, the newly arrivrd  donkey, with his trainer, Kirk  The costume section was  very 'good giving the judges a  cliffic&.t. time picking Winners.  A v4?4;ou9 entry won special  ���:: i-Se^i^a^grMp^'^^Glbson* Girls"  all -charming maidens who excelled in doing the Charleston.  When time came to gather  name?, half these charming  maidens were found to be  young g.-.nt:emen.  The pa-ads convenors extend  special thanks to the parents  oi these children for their cooperation in helping with cos-  tumor. Each child receives his  o**** her orize money and if in  the s'.'ui'iie anyone was overlooked, the committee would  .'���'ke to hc:r of it. Here are  the winners.  Pets:   1, Donkey, Kirk  Day;  2, Dresood 'Puppy, Edna Nailer;  3, Turtle, Linda Docker; 4,  Dog on lead, Susan Rowley:  5, Kitten, David Beadoin; 6,  Rabbit, Pat Beadoin; 7, Chicken,   Wendy Beadoin.  Fancy Dress: 1. Parasol lady,  Ruby Stro;hsin; 2. Lady and  French Poodle, Grace Chamberlin; 3. Trainer and his Bear  Ja-.k Duffy and Cecily Stroshein; 4. Whistler and his Dog,  Nek on Winegarden; 5, Mother  and Baby, Dinah Coates and  Valerie Machean; 6, Highway  man, Elizabeth Gibson.  The Gib.-on Girls: "Bert"  Clarke, Bet-ry Clarke, Nancy  Webber, Stewart Boy, Susan  Rowley, Knthy Young, Peter  Clarke,   Joey Summerfield.  look at the ft  With Mayor Thomas Alsb.uy,  outside Van**-* liver's City Hah,  stand the foreign delegates to  the Junior Red Cross International Study Centre in Toronto-  who have been enjoying the-  lizcpi.ality cf Critic:: Colomhian  homos since their arrival Air:;. I.  Left to right are: Yong Rim,  South Korea; Patricia Ti?rl, North  Vanejuv:-"; Carole Bryant, Va :-  caver;   Jim   Nakajima,   Japa-;;  Edward Wilson, Nor-.ii Surrey;  .iii--* Mch:r.i:n*-:'j an:i Maria  Arellano, Ph'ilioin"*?; Rjbort  i-'r-ttco: Gibr-.-;"s;  .���.layer Thomas  c '"\ 1' V P"1 V    O?    t'l  :--- Red e--������-��� ���:���������<'';-��� Carla  Byfiekl, North Vanocuv r and  Heather Eraco*.v-;Il of IT pkins  Landing.  yrA.'y    ~,iU, vice,  -���v?-'"������>.c'.-:il Jun-  B.C. Telephone Company's  burines-;* offices in Gibson, and  Sechelt will be cloood A u 31.0:  31.  From Tuesday, Sept. 3, the  usual enquiries and amplications for service can be made  by calling long distance operator and asking for Zenith  8000 ��� a 'no charge' number  to B.C. Telephone Company's  North Vancouver commercial  office. Long distance, informa-  onrie  Tuesday night's village commission meeting in Gibsons  granted a building permit to  Mrs. Mary Tweedy of Gibsons  for the construction of a $6,000  four-room, one storey dwelling  on Ccchrane road.  The meeting also passed accounts totalling $3,762.40, the  largest sum $3,179.81 covering  water capital with the remainder on small items.  t:cn and repair service will  r..III be handled by the opera-  ���*.-*������������- rt Gib-**):-.? and Sechelt.  Reason for the closing of the  t'vo oLi.c. was given by Bert  F. Abram, district commercial  manager, who said more efficient service would be provided by the concentration of all  commercial work in the North  Vancouver office, where a larger staff is* always available.  "Construction of new  build- *  ings to house automatic equipment at both Sechelt and Gibsons   will    commence    in    the  near future," said Mr. Abram.  Dial service for the two com- ���  munities is scheduled to go into operation  next summer.  As there will no longer be  public telephone offices at Gibsons and Sechelt, bills may be  paid at any of the following  locations:��� Lang's Drug Stores  Ltd., Gibsons; Lang's Drug  Stores Ltd.. Sechelt; Roberts  Creek General store, Roberts  Creek; Lloyd's General storCr  Garden Bay; Madeira Park  store,   Madeira  Park.  WATER SAFETY TEST  There will be water safety  tests for the beginners at the  Municipal swimming beach on  Monday, Ai-g. 24 at 7 p.m. and  Fri., Aug. 28 at 2 p.m.  House, and other of the prom  inent  Vancouver buildings.  The other map was of the  Pender Harbour area and  showed the various tiny settlements and all the roads connecting them. Theoe maps must  have taken hours of work and  interest anyone who has the  ���slightest knowledge of the  area.  Also among the handicrafts  were an intricate basket of  popsickle sticks and a driftwood ornament decorated with  flowers of the 'Chinee lantern'  plant. This ornament would  lend color to the dullest of  rooms and showed real imagination.  At one end of the hall was a  display of souvenirs from New-  Zealand, Australia and Java.  In this interesting display were  some fine examples of native  skills in woodworking, a nut-  bowl, salad servers, and a  lamp base. Also among the  display were a large turtle  shell, which must have belonged to a turtle of a size such as  we never get here, which is  rather a good thing, several  examples of coral and ishells,  a beautiful pair of embroidered sandals from Java and two  large letter openers, also from  Java.  There was also a weaving  clioplay in -ihe Parish hall, with  a loom set up ready for work  and a rug already made lying  beside it.  Jn the Hchool hall were the  flcwerr, fruit, baking, and sewing displays. Despite a rather  poor growing season the exhibits were on the large side  and cf good quality. An exhibit by the Junior Garden Club  was especially good, in fact  they ;-.2em to have had better  luck in the way of potatoes,  chard and beans than the adults. The adults had the edge  on them, however, with corn,  onions and cabbages, especially cabbages.  Also in -the produce section  was a single entry of fruit,  flowers, milk, butter and vegetables that was truly remark  able, both for quality and quantity; and in the same section  an entry of different fruits and  berries exhibited in a wheel-  shaped carton that was very  good and an excellent indication of what the area is capable  of producing.  Mr. Vince Bracewell displayed honey and honeycombs  that compared the natural  comb with the type used by  bee keepers. It was interesting to see the large, twisted  comb natural to the bee and  compare it with the neat  square comb used commercially,  In  the  flower  section  there  didn't .seem to be as many entries this year but there were  still some very fine ones, especially among the dahlias and  gladioli. In the dahlias was one  especially unusual one, a cream  based bloom with c o p p e r  streaks through it. It is amazing the unusual effects that are  being attained by floriculturists now, it may not be long  before we'll think nothing  of  END  ASIAN TOUR  Mr. and Mrs. Gronneberg  paid a visit to Gibsons this  week after 15 months of travelling to Bong Kong, Japan.,  Thailand  and    Singapore.  cloud colored flowers, or one?  that grow naturally into the  shape of tea pots, or houses.  This year's seamstresses concerned themselves more with  plain sewing than the fancy  varity, as the largest number  of the exhibits were plain  sweaters, dresser and tea  cloths, although there were  some fine examples of crochet  work, some doilies and a large  table cloth. There were also  some hooked rugs in bright  colors, such as would make  warm any room.  The baking section ran to  the bread and bun variety of  cookery, rather than to the  fancy type. The bread and  buns were all displayed on a  long table and a mouth watering display they made so thai  one was tempted to take a little piece and hope that there  was no one to watch. On another table were the fancier  things, the cakes, both plain  and iced, cookies, candy and  jelly rolls. Altogether it made  a fine display. 1L   Coast News, Aug. 20, 1959.  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 Slates and Foreign, S3.00 per year. 5c per copy.  Another Fair is ended  While this year's Sunshine Coast Fall Fair may not have  Sad the largest number of entries it was one of the best from a  visual standpoint The entries were of top quality and the surroundings in which they were displayed showed improvement  over previous years.  It would appear that the whole operation of this year's  fair was on a higher plane than usual judging from comments by  various members of the committee in charge. Greater co-operation  was the factor that blossomed during pre-fair operations and bore  fruit when the doors opened so the public could view the results.  Officials in charge of this annual event are to be congratulated for the effort they mustered right through all phases of  organization work. The public can rest assured there is considerable work associated with the setting up of the fair as they view  it without having to go through the frustrations of getting this or  that exhibit in place in time.  Work on next year's fair will start shortly after the New  Year appears and the fair committee would welcome any further  help. Volunteers are worth much more than those impressed into  action so keep an open date for the start of meetings for next  year's fair. It is a rewarding experience. There is the satisfaction  of having done something worthwhile for the community.  There are two items which should be checked so they will  not occur again. Various school children were not pleased with  the fact school entries were judged before closing time for such  entries and those handed in after the judging were not considered.  A second angle which could be cleared concerns entries  not picked up right on time. There are times when people through  no fault of their own are unable to be there on the dot. When thev  do show up they find their entries are not available, even the  award tickets. The tickets at least should be preserved.  Young voices in harmony  To those persons involved in tire life of a community, city  or nation and who try to keep their individual finger on the  pulse of events, comes a time when the broad scene of these events is obliterated.  For the writer that time was Sunday afternoon and the  place the Salvation Army annual music festival at Langdale.  The spirit which proved so moving was that of a choir of young  girls.  The girls sang beautifully, sufficiently so as to transport  not only the writer but many others outside their everyday cares  and into a world of beauty.  All week that forest primeval around the camp had reverberated to sounds of musical instruments, including the. human voice. Some instruments were blown by struggling beginners with sounds equal to their status and othens were played  with a sureness that told of considerable practice.  In one section of camp Lt. Don Cutler of the Salvation  Army brought his young people's choir from a group of individual singers to a group so well integrated, their Sunday afternoon  concert was a really outstanding part of the afternoon festival.  To hear their young voices melded into what could be described as single tone was an experience and to hear them later  sing along with the male members of the camp can be described  as a rare experience. The afternoon was well spent in that camp  [ball.  If the Salvation Army choristers can make one forget the  troubles of the day, it is enough. Nothing more need be said.  Many tongues, many ideas  No wonder our universities are places where argument  <ean start with the drop of a hat. Take a look at the number of religions represented among the large number of students who attend classes. The report of UBC president, Norman Mackenzie,  covering the 1957-58 university year reveals 33 named religions  without counting the the "other religions" section or the religion not given.  Representing the Anglican and United church there were  more than 4,000 students in these denominations, enough to start  a good-sized argument on any subject. In this category could also  fall the more than 1,000 who termed themselves as Protestants  which would supply a force of 5,000 or more capable of stirring  wp considerable controversy ��� just pick your subject.  Buddhist, Confucian, Hindu, Sikh, Moslem and others in  ���$ils range of religious understanding, while small in number  would most likely be quite a stirring element in any discussion,  there being at least 30 students represented.  There were 184 with no religion, agnostics or athiests.  They too could provide a point of view.  So it does appear natural that universities are excellent  debating grounds. To quote Ben Franklin:  Persons of good sense, I have since observed, seldom fall  into disputation, except lawyers, university men, and men of all  sorts that have been bred at Edinburgh. Perhaps if Ben Franklin  aad attended UBC he might have rephrased his remark.  Accident inquiry urged  The British Columbia Automobile association is very concerned with the reported substantial increase in B.C. road  fatalities for June and July,  states Secretary-Manager Stan  CR. Wicks.  "However, we do not necessarily think these deaths can  Be blamed completely on the  new 60-mile an hour zones  posted on some of our highways," Mr. Wicks said.  "Something we must remem-  3&er is that because a highway  might be posted for a 60-mile  an hour zone, it is not incumbent upon the motorist to put  his foot down until he reaches  60 and then travel at that  speed,. He should always drive  acording to road and traffic  conditions and his own ability."  Mr. Wicks stressed that before too much can be said about  these new speeds, a careful inquiry should be undertaken as  to the reasons for the accidents  the drivers involved and any  other pertinent details. "This,  of course, should be done before any change in these new  posted limits need be made."  Editor: The letter by an. old  timer commenting on your July  30 editorial prompts me to  say a word or two, where as  you aptly stated it would pret-  jy well  take a book. ��  The present situation is part  of the evolutionary trend in  society and generally speaking our criticism is tempered  by our status. The boss does  not see the picture the same as  the workman.. By the way the  "wobblies" never ruled ' the  rocst. Their big boast was their  two-bits a month dues, and  as soon as they had a strike on  their hands every organization  this side of Hade.", (which they  always roundly abused) was  canvassed   for   financial   help.  AI:o, the convention which  brought forth the O.B.U. was  organized for an altogether different purpose.  Like "Old Rounder" my  mind goes back to the times  when it needed courage to join  the union. Blackballing wa's  common. I know, having been  told point blank by the head  of a large coal concern that  there was- no work for me at  any of their mines.  Our clergy and our lawyers  have played their part in today's mess. There have been  notable exceptions in their  ranks. Carrying a sanctimonious expression on Sunday at  church is no more guarantee  of being a Christian than pay-  MINUTES OF THE MEETING!.  ~-zA\  Record of perpetual  frustration for UBC  An extensive review of the  history of the University of  British Columbia is contained  in the annual report of "President N.A.M. MacKenzie- for  1958, the year in which UBC  marked its golden jubilee.  The president's report contains numerous tables showing  the country of citizenship, religious affiliations, and geographical distribution of students who attended UBC during the 1957-58 session. There  is also a large section of photographs, many never before  published, showing early views  of the campus.  "UBC's history is in some  ways a record of perpetual  frustration and we have never  had enough staff, buildings,  money and facilities of any  kind," the president said.  "But there is another way of  looking at our history. Tlie  public has aiways responded.  We have always needed more  staff and more buildings because we have always had the  one surplus that is desirable  ��� a greater demand for education than our facilities could  cope with.  "Since we are proud of what  Prepared by the Research Staff of.  ENCYCLOPEDIA   CANADIANA  Did Vancouvr Island have another name?  Yes. At one time this island  on which the capital of British Columbia is situated was  known as Quadra and Vancouver Island to commemorate the  friendship of Capt. George  Vancouver and Spanish navigator and administrator, Juan  Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra. Quadra, born in Peru  about 1744, commanded a ship  that in 1779 voyaged up the  northwest coast of America as  far as the sixtieth degree of latitude, sighting Mount St. Ellas. In 1792 he was sent to Nootka Sound on Vancouver Island  as Spanish envoy to meet,; Captain Vancouver and to arrange  with him for the restoration of  British properties seized by the  Spaniards in 1789. The two  men differed on details of their  diplomatic mission but became  firm friends. An island at the  northern end ofthe Strait of  Georgia, between Vancouver  Island and the mainland, is  still called Quadra Island.  Quadra died in 1794, probably  in San Bias, Mexico.  we offer and since we think it  good for the community to  have so many of our graauates  ar: possible, we must sometimes  rejoice that we have had almost an embarrassment of  students."  The president continues:  "The history cf the University  runs parallel, in many respects  to that of the province. As a  state institution it depends  mainly upon the public treasury for financial support.  "It has prospered with the  prosperity of the province. It  has also felt the pinch of hard  times; even to the point of  threatened extinction. But  throughout its half century of  life, whether in adversity or  prosperity, it has always had  the devoted support of leading  citizens, many of whom served  en its governing bodies."  UBC opened in 1915, with a  registration of 435 and offered  courses leading to a bachelor  of arts degree and the first  three years of the bachelor of  applied science degree.  In 1958, with just under  10,000 students full undergraduate degree work is offered for 15 degrees: in nine faculties, In addition seven degrees are offered in'the faculty  of graduate studies and Ph.D.  work in 24 separate fields of  study.  "My very brief history can  have no tidy conclusion," the  president says. "Neat summaries of the history of an institution can be made only -when  it is static ��� or dead. The University of British Columbia is  very much alive and I hope it  will continue to develop as it  has done in the past."  Reviewing the development  fund of 1957 and 1958 the president terms the appeal an "over  whelming success." The fund  currently stands at more than  $9 million and it is expected  that within the next year the  University will be able to more  than meet the provincial government's offer to match all  contributions up to $10 million.  Turning to the UBC development plan the president points  out that the present campus  population is about equal to  the population of Kamloops  and by 1961 the enrolment  will be the equivalent of the  population of Nanaimo.  The development plan envisages a central teaching campus of 215 acres free of vehicular traffic with parking lots  on the periphery of the campus. The land to the south of  the present campus will be  used in due course for residences, research laboratories,  playing fields, botanical gardens, agriculture and forestry.  ing exorbitant, initiation fees  and' heavy monthly dues and  a union card in one's pocket  makes a union man. The odd  clergyman helped the workers  in their struggle to organize.  Notable examples being the  ones who helped build the  British Labor party. The odd  lawyer too helped the workern  in the lower brackets, but generally they were more noted  for drafting legislation that  was so confusing that their  kind was kept in constant employment in the courts fighting legal interpretations of  acts of parliament.  One of our big troubles today is the fact that the workers, generally 30 and under,  have had too much handed  them without much struggle  for it. This may or may not be  largely the cause for indifference and lack of attendance at  their union meetings, which in  turn has largely let rank and  file control slip from their  hands.  Just as: this has taken years  to come about, so it will take  considerable time, patience and  energy to alter. Becks and Hof-  fas would not be possible  where union men attended to  their business.  To avoid taking too much  space, may I say this to the  workers of today: Keep in  mind you cannot take out any  more from the pot than what  is first placed in there. The  boss gets his draw and the  worker gets a share, then seemingly the soup has to be thin-  nedo down to. go around the  old age pensioners. In a nutshell, regardless of who causes  the raises in prices, each time  foodstuffs, etc., goes up the  pensioner suffers a  reduction.  Think another thing over,  voting for your boss or his  henchmen. The promising politician like "Dief the Chief"  should be fresh enough in  your mind to realize how muc  reliance can be placed upon  him. And those of us who fall  for bond-burning Bennett's  wiles might sooner or later  see the light.  Dave Rees.  vt. ��J> vl-  ���V"        *S*��        ��i��  Editor: I am not in the habit  of using Gibsons wharf very  much but on Sunday Aug. 16  I thought I would take my wife  down to see the results of the  CFUN Fishing Derby. But instead we saw the results pf the  disgusting habits* of a very  poor class of human beings.  While walking around on the  dock we happened to pass -what  used to be Mr. Reichelt's little  Black Ball ticket office. Of all  the disgusting sights I have  seen this was the worts yet.  There are no toilet facilities  on the wharf so this office is  being used as a public privy.  Please could something be done  about this before some bad  disease starts from this filthy  place.  J.W. Edwards,  *���� .!�� ��X*  ����������� 'C ��P  Editor: I thought it was time  someone gave their opinion on  the lack of parental interest in  their sons' Little League and  Babe Ruth ball teams. It seems  that these people who are always crying "What is there for  our children to do?" should do  something about this,.  The parents are not asked  for any money or help in organizing, so I feel the least  they could do is come to the  games and give some moral  support. Is this too much to  ask?  I am tb,? coach of the Sechelt  Babe Ruth team and in most  instances can not even get an  offer from the parents to provide transportation to the  games and have yet to see  more than three of the children's parents at any one ball  Life's Darkest Moment  game. A hearty thanks to those  who do. There are always the  old standbys. We find that the  lack of interest leaves us with  no alternative but to let the  collection go as it is not worth  our while to try and collect  from a handful of people,  which, needless to say, has left  the treasury in rather poor  shape.  So to those parents who pretend to be so interested in their  children and keeping them off  the streets: How about laying  down your fishing rods, etc.,  t.'.ext season and coming to the  game with your sons, as it  gives him a terrific thrill to  make a good play and have his  family there to see it and cheer  for him. I hope this little article strikes home to you, or  it will be 1, 2, 3, and your son  will be out.  Ray Nestman.  *    *    **  Editor: At the quarterly  meeting of the B.C. Conserva-  tiv executive at Nelson in July  I advocated establishment of  industrial courts or labor tribunals to protect the general  public from the results of industrial disputes between management and and unions. As  the Conservative candidate for  Oak Bay in the coming provincial election I intend to ask  the general meeting of the B,.C.  Conservative association to  adopt a resolution calling for  favorable legislative action on  such courts.  This is a serious matter for  the membership of our party to  decide, for on their decision  may well depend a good measure of our provincial prosperity. How do the mass of British  Columbians feel about this  problem? Only by making  known their wishes can their  opinions be effective and only  through you, Mr. Editor, can  they be reached.  The proposals which I shall  make at our meeting at Har-  ison Hot Springs in late October will be substantially the  same as those listed below:  1. A separate industrial judiciary to be established to preside over disputes concerning  wages and working conditions.  2. The panel of judges shall  consist of at least three members and may be increased if  necessary.  3. The number of presiding  judges for a specific case shall  be determined by the attorney-  general.  4. Union management disputes will come under the  jurisdiction of this court at the  present conciliation board  stage of negotiations and will  replace boards of conciliation.  5. The industrial court shall  hear all cases arising from actions instituted under the various labor acts of B.C. a��d hand  down rulings and judgements.  6. The opinions of the court  on union-managemet disputes  concerning wages and working  conditions1 shall not be binding  on the parties concerned.  7. The decisions of the court  on civil cases arising from actions instituted under the various* labor acts shall be normal  proceedings and judgements  and penalties, if any, will be  awarded by this court. Such  decisions shall be subject to  appeal in the normal courts of  law.  Although this intended addition to our provincial statutes  has received support from union members (including a former union official and a union  organizer), it would be folly to  assume that it will not meet  with concerted heavily financed opposition. Your readers can  help to make democracy work  by expressing their views on  this subject to the undersigned.  J.A.A. George.  A WEBSTER CLASSIC  I puT h&ur eooTies  \ on. it's T&RKIBL.V  \   VAMP OOTSIDe PLAN No. 148 (copyright. Serial  No. 117093)  Designed for N.H.A. approval,  this attractive split level features spacious living and dining  room, well planned kitchen on  one level with three bedrooms  iand bathroom on the upper  level. Recreation room, laundry  and1 furnace room complete the  liveable space in the 1200 square  feet. Carport on the side. Designed for N.H.A. approval,  working drawings available from  the Building Centre (B.C.) Ltd.,  116 E. Broadway, Vancouver 10.  Write for our free booklet,  "SELECT HOME DESIGNS" ���  new edition now available. Send  25c to cover mailing and handling.  Canadians best force in  UNEF brothers report  Best soldiers in the United  Nations force in the Egyptian  area are the Canadians, bar  none. They always do their job,  writes Ron Johnston who along  with his twin brother Roger  are serving with the Canadian  forces there. In letters written  to their parents, Magistrate  and Mrs. Andrew Johnston of  Sechelt, both young men have  expressed the feeling that the  Canadians were the most efficient force in that particular  area.  After five months in the  field Ronald reports he is still  as enthusiastic as he was when  he first landed with the signals  branch in 'which he does his  work. He reports the job as  being very routine and the  greatest worry is boredom after work hours. However, they  manage, to make visits to other  canteens and meet men from  other countries, particularly  some Norwegians with whom  they  are quite friendly.  Civilian friends are nodding  acquaintances' as they are generally on the lookout for money. Ronald found civilian incomes quite low and he marvelled the civilians were able  to live (with so few of our essentials. One meets beggars  and poverty, as a natural occur ance and not the exception.  A celebration of the retreat  two years previously of the Israeli troops was staged by  Egyptians, which resulted in  the UNEF troops being confined to barracks to avoid incidents. The thousands that paraded gave the Canadians a further insight into the Middle  East and its people. They are  a family people, Ronald reports, ambitious, poor but  proud. Ronald adds that for  theer beauty the Canadians  have not seen girls like those  of the Egyptians, anywhere.  Unfortunately, he adds, the  troops are not allowed to talk  or mix with them.  In   order   to   keep  in   trim  shape the boys report having  to partake in a three mile jog  daily which along with cutting  cut smoking has improved  wind and physical condition  generally. The three-mile stint  which at one time was a labor  has now become a routine event daily. Roger writes that he  may enter the three-mile or  5,000 metre run for' the Canadians during the UNEF Olympics.  At the end of March the desert shows signs of bloom with  the fruit groves a blaze of color and Roger reports he has  difficulty getting used to the  orange, lemon, olive, date and  fig but as Roger explained,  spring comes flashily in Egypt.  It being the period of the  Moslem Ramadan, their Lent  or holy month, from a nearby  tall minaret a high priest sends  out the call to prayer which  helps break the monotony for  a time.  Reporting later on the results of the Olympiad, Roger  speaks highly of the participants from India who topped  all others in track events. He  managed to make a few points  for Canada in the one mile and  three mile events.  . He did not know India's  champion miler was going to  run but it apparently did not  worry him too much because  he ran the mile and as he wrote  it made no difference because  the winner from India was never pushed either in the mile or  three-mile  event.  Both boys having been posted for some time at different  stations in the area at last plan  to get together to discuss their  coming leave to England and  Norway. They plan to visit  Edinburgh, Denmark and Oslo.  Before they got together  Roger was fortunate to be included in a tour of Jerusalem  and many of the holy places  his brother had visited earlier.  He took many interesting pictures and obtained much literature on the points of interest the party explored.  (To be continued)  LIST OF ELECTORS  Rural Portion Sechelt Schooi District No, 46  Persons wishing to have their names entered on the list  of Electors of the rural portion of Sechelt School District No.  46, as resident-electors or tenant-electors, must file the required statutory declaration at the School Board Office not  later than five o'clock p.m. on August 31st. Declaration forms  may be obtained at the School Board Office.  The names of Corporations shall not be entered on the  list of electors of the rural portion of the School District unless there is on file with the Secretary-CRreasurer of the Board  a written authorization naming some person of the full age of  twenty-one years, who is a British Subject, to be its agent to  vote on behalf of such Corporation. Such authorization shall  be filed with the Secretary-Treasurer of the Board not later  than the thirty-first "day of August in the year in which the  list of certified, and remains in force until revoked or replaced  by the corporation.  THE BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES,  SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 46 (SECHELT)  BY MRS. A.A.  FRENCH  Visiting Sechelt after  many  years absence recently was Dr.  A.W.   Holm  with   Mrs.   Hoim  and  Trevor, JoAnne and Barbara,.  Dr.  Holm  was the first  doctor in Sechelt  but  is now  practising   in   Winnipeg.   The  Holms called on old friends including     Mr.    and    Mrs.    W.  Youngson and Mr. and Mrs E.  S. Clayton and were delighted  to meet at the Claytons Canon  Tom Bailey who had christened Trevor when he was a baby.  The Holm family travelled in  style having purchased the car  which had been used by Queen  Elizabeth  during  her   tour  of  Manitoba.  Mr. and Mrs. Walter McKis*-  sock are on holiday in Kelowna. Gerry McKissock is having  a holiday at Crescent along  with Miss Kathie McCawley.  Beverly and Linda Cuthbert  of Vancouver spent a few days  with Mr. Harry Bus. The Cuth-  burt family formerly operated  the waterfront cafe now known  as the Calypso Cafe. The Cuth-  berts  are now  in  Vancouver.  Visiting Mr. and Mrs. V.F.  McKenzie (Sam) are Mr. and  Mrs. Dave Caldwell with Carol  Anne and Alec of Vancouver,  along with Marilyn Little, Susan Ironside and Susan Pierce.  Local   winners   at the   Sunshine   Coast   ^Jl    F-**-  Mrs.  Agnes  Engen,  Mrs. Leo  Johnson and Mrs. Jack Eldred.  Mrc Engen had some friends  iox the evening to celebrate including Miss Bessie Burrell,  Mr. and Mrs. W. Harrowell.  Mr. and Mrs. C.G. Critchell,  Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Duval,  and Mrs. Karl Nordby.  A large- number of guests  from the Sechelt Peninsula attended the Clayton-Fleming  wedding in Deer Lake United  Church, Burnaby. The bride,  Sara Maureen, is the daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Fleming  of Halfmoon Bay and the  groom, John, the son of Mr.  and Mrs. E.S. Clayton, of Sechelt, and is a commerce graduate of the University of B.C.  Rev. L.E. Cumming officiated.  The bride wore a gown of lace  over nylon chiffon with floor  length skirt and a pearl crown  caught her finger tip veil. She  carried pink rosebuds and ste-  phanotis. Miss Doreen Herman-  son was maid of honor and  Franceses Moore, flower girl.  Keith Dunlop was best man  and Bernard Heskin and Laurie Carlson, ushers.  Miss Marilyn Smith of Victoria is the guest of her aunt  and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Potts.  A well known visitor to the  Old Homestead, Sechelt, and  one time resident of Roberts  Creek, Mr. Monty Meek, 69,  suffered severe injuries in a  two csr collision in Victoria.  He lives at 1838 Oak Bay Ave.  His condition is fair. He is in  the Royal Jubilee Hospital.  At Old Homestead and visiting the Riglers are Mrs. Max  Sibbelee with Louella. Reno  and Jennette and Miss C. Peters all of Lulu Island, also Mr.  and Mrs. Robert Rigler Jr.,  with son Glen and baby Kathie  Helen Louise of Prince George  WHY  IMPORT  Some 35 percent of all refrigerators and freezers sold in Canada in 1957 were imported from  the U.S.  Coast News, Aug. 20, 1959.   S  Guaranteed Watch &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris* Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  ummer  CLOSED  Owing to repair of damage done during the recent fire at Artiste Beauty Shop. The shop will  be closed until further notice.  MISS MARY ROMANCHUCK  Phone Gibsons 333  BUY A DRESS OF YOUR CHOICE  AT REGULAR PRICE  Pick Another for $1  Buy 2 Dresses for  the Price of /  SALE STARTS AUG. 20  Thriftee Dress Shop  Phone GIBSONS 34X  you  "Tom! This call is the  nicest thing that's  happened today!"  yU  "Daddy, I drew  a house in  kindergarten today."  "We'll be driving  your way ���  will you be home?"  verytiay events are special  C �����***�����, 11  to someone far away  LONG DISTANCE to  ay  LOOK HOW LBTTLE IT COSTS*  first 3  minutes  ���och odditionol  tr.inul*  Vancouver ��� Nelson $ 135 .45  Port Moody ��� Toronto 2.65 .85  Haney ��� Prince George -'   1.45 .45  Chilliwack-Victoria 90 .30  *Station-��o-s��ation rates after 6 p.m. and all day Sunday  Call by number . . . it's twice as fast  V35BP.1LD  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY FOR PICTURES OF YOUR WEDDING  Phone T. E. BOOKER ��� Gibsons 312F  THE OLD HOME TO\W J^^ PollCe CoUFt  CAKES ��� PIES ��� PASTRIES  PRODUCTS FRESH ��� PRICES RIGHT  ll  Phone SECHELT 49  MioHation of tamer Sale  Phone SECHELT 25G  WE ARE PREPARED TO SERVE YOU FOR YOUR  SCHOOL NEEDS  We have an excellent line of LOOSE LEAF BINDERS  priced from g^gg to ��9 95  All the necessary items to take care of the Children's  school needs at prices that are right  WE ARE HERE TO SERVE YOU ALL YEAR  ALSO  See ou*< new line of DRESS GOODS REMNANTS  Just the thing for those School Dresses, Pyjamas,  Overalls, Shirts, Etc,  COME WHILE THE SELECTION IS GOOD  Phone GIBSONS 41F  PRICES LOWER THAN THE CATALOGUES  SOME LESS TKim WHOLESALE  3/4" Copper        30c foot  Chromium Plated Traps       2.10  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 ft. lengths  $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 IV!" ��� S & S Catalogue Prices  No. 40  GLASSLINED ELECTRIC  TANK  2 Elements ��� 3,000 Watts ��� 10 Years Guarantee  ONLY  No. 30 GLASSLINED ELECTRIC TANK  2 Elements ��� 10 Years Guarantee  ONLY  COMPARE CATALOGUE PRICES ��� YOU SAVE  $10 ON EACH OF THESE TANKS  JACUZZI PUMPS ��� wfe sell them for less  RECONDITIONED USED PUMPS  MODERN PLUMBING ROUGHED IN  Average House ��� $250  ; Goods Satisfactory or Money Mmki  BOX 197  Phones  STORE 339 -  RESIDENCE 105Y  By PAT WELSH  The fishing Derby sponsored  by the Redroofs Beach and  Country club saw a large turnout of boats Saturday but the  weather was bad Sunday, only  cne or two boats braving the  choppy waters.  Prize*?: were presented by  Mrs. Wendy Dix, assisted by  David Stoker, grandson of  Howard Stoker, donor of the  cup bearing his name.  Winner of th* Stoker Cvo  for residents of Redroofs only  was Lynn Campbell with the  largest fish. 5 lbs 4 oz. Second  prize cf $5 went to Julie 'Pearson, third pride of S2 to Don.1*  Richardson and fourth, $1 to  a Mr. Welch.. No large fish  were caught in spite of the fantastic catches of the previous  week.  All cottages have their fu-1  quota of guests, at Irishman's  Cove, the Frank Lyons h-}*1*"-*  Mr. and Mrs. G. Laird, Chris  and Robin; Mrs.. Turnbull sr..  has Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Turn-  bull, Bonnie. Joan and Kathie.  The Paddy Welshes enjoyed a  visit from their family the Desmond Welshes.  Mr. and Mrs. J,H. Green are  visiting Stuart and Louise LeFeaux for the next two weeks  with   Stephanie   and   Stewart.  Mrs. G.B. Simpson is another  busy hostess, Mrs. S. Seton is  paying a return visit with Mrs.  Goodman.  Mrs. Lunn cr., is visiting the  Charlie Lunns while the Johnny Simpsons have their customary  house full.  Dr. and Mrs. Paine are enjoying a months vacation at then-  summer home here with Joe  and Mary Ruth. Canon and  Mrs. Alan Greene are spending the next three weeks at  their, home. They enjoyed a visit from Mrs. Greene's, two sisters from Washington, D.C.  At the Tom Barrow cottage  last weekend were Kit Taylor  of West Vancouver, Douglas  Richardson of Victoria, also  Marilyn and Joanne Barrow  and guest.  Legion busy  Far from taking a vacation  for the summer months, members of the Roberts Creek Legion Branch have been quite  active. They have held two executive meetings and two bin-  gos. Another bingo is scheduled for August 29. The raffle  which is'now on for two basket chairs, will be drawn the  same night.  Jim Thyer, Bill Gilbert and  Jock McLean are busy painting the interior of the Legion  hall.  The first general meeting  for the winter season of the  branch will be on Sept. 11 and  for  the auxiliary Sept.  8.  *' VOTP  John Dalton and Steve Taylor have been skin diving oft  the Bare Rocks salvaging anchors, flashers and several  large cod.  Weekending with Mr. and  Mrs. A. Hansen were the D.W.  Maysons, Lois and David.  Mr. and Mrs. Bill Thorn are  here for two weeks and have  several  guests with them.  The J. Cunliffes and Don  are at their cottage.  Grant Hyndman of White  Rock and two friends are the  guests of Mrs. I. Hanley, They  camped out overnight at  Frenchman's Cove.  Registered at the Redroofs  Resort are Mr. and Mrs. R.  Foster and family, Mr. and  Mrs. Urquart and family, Mr.  and Mrs. G. Baxler and family, Mr. and Mrs. D. Logan and  family, Mr. and Mrs. Stevens  and lamiiy, and Mr. and Mrs.  H. Cole and family, all of Vancouver.  Roberts Creek  By  Mrs.  M. Newman  Some dozen or so members  of the Eastern Star sallied  forth on Aug. 10 on another  mystery trip which took them  to ihe oeautiful seaside home  cf Mr. and Mrs. Roy Gregg at  Redroofs. It was a perfect day  lor tuch a trip and. the guests  ��*at in the outdoor living room,  drank tea, chatted and admired the breath-taking view from  that point.  August being the natal  month of several members of  the RJ. Eades and Norman Cotton families, they celebrated  with a joint birthday party.  Helping their grandparents in  the festivities were Teddy and  Kathie Eades, with their parents. Mr. anc: Mrs. R. ��� Eades,  of Vancouver. )  The Bill Boytes who have  spent most of the summer at  Stratford camp are visiting at  the home of Mr. and Mrs. Syd  Boyte- for a week before returning to their home in Glen-  ayre.  Much activity is occurring  at the beach resort of Mrs. Helen Lau these clays. All her cottage�� are filled with happy  campers who are overflowing  into tents. In her own home  she is entertaining her son, S.  Metcalfe and his wife from  Trail, and was also visited by  her nephew M. Rainsworth  and Mrs. Rainsworth of Chemainus, who arrived in their  own boat. Mrs. Lau's daughter,  Mrs. J. Chappelle, with her  husband and children, Lynne  and Michael are camping  across Canada. According to  last reports, the family has  now reached Prince Edward Island, and Michael's little Pacific Ocean boat, strapped to  the car, has now sampled the  Atlantic Ocean also.  HIBML WITH  to and from  fast, Frequent Ferry Service Every Day  Reservation's NOT Needed  TOPS for convenience���  TOPS for space ���TOPS for speed  Follow The Black Ball Flag!  Mi  Magistrate Andrew Johnston  found Fredrick Strom of Gibsons guilty of driving without  due care and attention following a minor accident near  Uramhams, Strom paid a $30  fine.  Two juveniles, found guilty  of stealing iseveral boats at  Porpoise Bay were committed  to the Boj's Industrial School  at Brannan Lake for an indefinite period.  Joseoh Euler of Wilson  Creek was fined $20 when  found guilty cf being a minor  in possession of beer.  James Robs;on of Gibsons  was fined S10 for operating a  car without a driver's  license.  Ernest Horribin of Vancouver paid a $50 fine for driving  without due care and attention  following an accident at the S  turn near Gibsons. An additional fine of $25 was levied as  Horribin was not in possession,  of a British Columbia driver's  license.  Earl Lowden of Vancouver  was fined $20 for being found  intoxicated  in a  public  place.  Henry Stroshein of Wilson  Creek was sentenced to the  time spent in custody for obstructing a police officer in  carrying out his duties.  Archibald    Bell    of   Wilson  Surprise party  A surprise house warming  party was given in honor of  Mr. and Mrs. Ray Cumberland  of West Sechelt. Ray and  Louise were presented with a  lovely set of dishes. Those  honoring the couple were Eileen and Laurie EVans, Vivian  and Gordon Reeves, Kay and  Harold Nelson, Alice and Bill  Billingsley, Eileen and Ivan  Smith, Nancy and Frank Read,  Frances and Ray Fleming,  Phyllis and George Page, Nancy and Sid Fraser, Dot and  Tom Robilliard, Mary and Wes  Harrowell, Betty and Mill  Loneburg, Gladys and Ray  Clark, Fran and Bud Starrs,  Rose and Jack Morrison, Etta  and Dude Dooley, Isobel Gilbert, Tommy and Marlene  Tomko, Gretha and Ray Taylor.  Later in the evening a buffet  supper was served.  4    Coast News, Aug. 20, 1959.  Creek paid a $25 fine for speeding and was assessed an addi-  ional $30 for driving without  due care and  attention.  tyitrmwultmmMl4lnmtmmij.aMuiMjLr.  ���USK*  Buy your weekly meat  supply at a Specialist in  bulk meat orders.  WE ARE NOT  BKsgmsacs  EKSsna323H=a  ���ywimwi  100% LEAN  BONELESS  The potato, grown in Canada  from coast to coast, ranks fifth  among the dominion's field crops  in  gross farm value.  Guaranteed Watch &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris* Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  Fletchers No. 1       2 lbs.  einers 69c  At last they  are here!  Beautiful Silken  Tanned  Deer  Skins  Make your own Jackets,  Gloves, Vests, etc.  C?  5&ljn Hi  Phone SECHELT 1  Your car will be safer to drive���it will handle easier  end your trip will be-more enjoyable if you let us balance  your wheels with our Hunter Balancer.  You'll save money, too, because tire wear h reduced as  much as 50%���and you'd save money on front-end  repairs.  Cur Hunter Wheel Be!: :sr is the fastest and most  accurate on the market. You can't buy a better balancing  job anywhere.  Let us check your wheels, FREE. We can do it in just 2  minutes. Stop in today.  U957)  WILSON CREEK      PHONE SECHELT 10 COMING EVENTS  Roller skate at tlie Rocket Roller Skating Rink, Mondays.  Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Wednesday, Ladies  night. Rink available for group  skating, Tuesdays and Thurs*-  ^days.  EINGO, Gibsons Legion Hall,  Monday nights, 8 p.m. Everybody, welcome.  DEATH   NOTICE  WEST ��� Passed away Aug. 18,  1959, John E. West of Sechelt.  Funeral announcement later.  Graham Funeral Home in  charge.  WANTED  CARD OF THANKS  We wish to thank all the kind  friends for their generosity in  making it possible for Allan  to go to Camp Artaban. He  thoroughly enjoyed himself,  and we take this opportunity  of showing our appreciation.  Again thank you.  Allan and Mrs. Evans.  FOUND  One portable radio, See Totem  Realty.  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.  WORK  WANTED  Chain saw work, mechanical  work, etc. Reasonable rates.  Ph. after 6 p.m. Gibsons 74A.  PERSONAL .  Scott's Anti-Gray Hairtone imparts a natural-looking colour  and lustre to gray, streaked  and faded hair. Not a dye, not  a tint, a white greaseless cream  equally effective on all shades  of hair. At Lang's Drug Stores,  Gibsons and Sechelt.  BOARD AND ROOM  Room and  board, "or sleeping  rooms. Phone Sechelt 80T.   tfn  ANNOUNCEMENT  BRICKLAYER  Gone to Stone Villa  1 mile down Pratt Road  A.R. Simpkins, R.R, 1,  Gibsons 17 IK  NEED A WELL DUG  Wells dug,  cribbing put in,  pumps  installed  Contact Coast News at Gibsons  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, 2320 Birch St., Vancouver 9, Phone REgent 3-0683  Spray and brush painting, also  paper hanging. J. Melhus. Phone  Gibsons 33. 4-6-1  WATCH REPAIRS  For Guaranteed Watch ana  Jewelry Repairs, see Chris's  Jewelers, Sechelt. Work done on  the premises. tfn  INSURANCE  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Realty,  Gibsons.  CONSTRUCTION  BUILDING    CONSTRUCTION  ALTERATIONS  KITCHEN CABINETS  Dump   trucks  for   hire,   sand,  gravel and  crushed rock..  BULLDOZING  ROY GREGGS  Halfmoon Bay  Phone Sechelt 183G  TOTEM  FLASHES  The Fall Fair was an outstanding success. We were  there, and we enjoyed seeing  you at our booth. Next big event is REGATTA DAY, August  30. See you there too. Swimming, boating, races, prizes.  Two nice view lots on the  main highway close to the ferry. Two for the price of one.  S900. The climb nearly kills us  but it might not you, We still  have a few salesmen in good  shape to show the property to  you  Big Chief Totem say use-um  more color in our ad ��� so here  two gallons warpaint with this  teepee ��� At Granthams, 4 bedrooms close to store, post office  bus* and loeach. Cut stone fireplace, sunporch, view of all  reservation. Smoke signals say  bargain at $6300.  We should be shot for this,  and perhaps we will. THE  PRICE IS HIGH ��� but not  the taxe>3. 5 acres on year  round creek. All cleared, pasture, garden, fruit trees. 3 bedroom house, also 2 room doghouse. 6 chickens included,  horse not included in deal. Will  talk turkey at $9000 terms  Taxes only 48 skins.  LIVE DANGEROUSLY  still some choice lots left in  Georgia View ��� 10% down.  Let's grow old together.  Mother-in-law troubles? Well  we're having troubles too getting rid of this five acres back  in the bush for $850. Maybe it's  only worth $750.  Want to rent til next spring  before you buy? We have one  brand new 2 bedroom home  with a terrific view. Rent is  $75 per month. Let us show  you this.  Only    one   LITTLE    GREY  HOME IN THE' WEST for only '  $5500 and it's close to the trading post and pony express.  Duplex teepee on the reservation at Selma Park- Good investment, revenue. Smoke  peace pipe with us on this as  it take several moons to transfer lease. $4500..  BOSS SAY write too much  already, you. come in, see us.  We talk. You listerii. We show.  You get mad. Better still YOU  TALK. WE LISTEN. We then  find right place for you. Make  you happy. Save you money.  No loose scalp.  Big Chief Totem not only  Boss ��� He NOTARY PUBLIC  too.  AND WE DO SELL FOR LESS  NOTARY IN  OUR  OFFICE  TOTEM REALTY  Owned and operated by  Harold Wilson  GIBSONS, B.C.  FOR  RENT  Fully modern 2 bedroom house  reliable tenant. Phone Gibsons  213X.  2 bedroom house, Roberts Ck.  Phone Gibsons  312Y  2 bedroom suite, excellent location, Roberts Creek Beach.  Phone  Gibsons 376Y.  2 bdrm house, full bathroom,  fully furnished. All electric,  oil heat, good vew. From Sept.  1 to July 1. $60 a month. Ph.  Gibsons 173W.  PROPERTY FOR SALE  Cottage for sale, to be removed from Eureka property, situated west side of Nor-West Bay  Apply Mr. Bra wis, Redroofs Rd  Fully furnished 2 bedroom  home at Selma Park, carport,  view lot. Full price $5750,  $2,000   down.  Sechelt   193.  WATERFRONTAGE  ,    PEBSTDER  HARBOUR  ESTATES  in the heart of  PENDER HARBOUR  3 miles north of Madeira Park  By owner. R.W. Allen  TU  3-2440  PROPERTY  WANTED  Lot wanted at Madeira Park.  Willing to do carpentry work  as part payment. R. Lockhart,  Madeira Park.  Wanted -��� Listings of small  properties with or without  buildings. Have clients waiting  fcr same. If you want to sell,  phone us and we will come out  and see your property. Totem  Realty, Phone 44, 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  MISC. FOR SALE  Easy washing machine and  Hotpoint iron. Very good condition. Phone  Sechelt 114.  Sturdy utility trailer. Will  swap for late fridge, or cash  offer.. High output automotive  heater, gas driven; awap for  oil htr. with fan, or cash offer.  Gibsons 107W. *  2 wooden az-m chairs, painted.  1 Chinese arm chair, grass,  i double bed mattress. All in  good condition. Sechelt 31W.  Used wood or coal furnace  with sawdust burner, $25 with  pipes. Phone Gibsons 236.  1 Pure bred Ram for sale, $20.  John G. MacLeod, Pratt Rd.,.  Gibsons,  See .the new arrivals of back-  to-school clothes. Large selection of fine wool straight skirts  for sub-teens. Thriftee Dress*  Shop, Gibsons 34F.  1950 Studebaker Starlite coupe  with overdrive, new brake job,  5 new tires, $350 cash or $400  terms. See N Burton, cor. Ross  and Pratt Rd. Gibsons, 8 a.m.  to 4 p.m.  29 ft trailer, comfortable fully  modern home for one or two  people. Low price of $1450 for  quick sale. Phone Sechelt 212Y  Duchess Apples, $2 box. Phone  Mrs. Jean' Murphy, Sechelt  1'40Q. J  Cage and canary, good singer.  Phone  Gibsons   171Y.  Riding   mare,   very   good   for ,  older children. Phone Gibsons  8J.  Frigidaire electric range, fully  automatic, built in deep fryer,  2 yrears old, new condition.  $200 or trade. Phone Gibsons  348 after 6 p.m.  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.  White enamel wood and coal  stove, looks like new, only $69.  Delivered. Oil stove, Cyclos  burners only $69 to $89. Rogers  Plumbing, Gibsons.  Used electric and gas ranges, also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Phone  Sechelt 3.  DRESSED POULTRY ��� Roasting chicken 45c lb; stewing  chicken, 39c or 32c in lots of  6 birds or more if to one part}7.  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.  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.  Chain saw,   30 inch. Box 549,  Coast News.  DIRECTORY  3S0B3  Service Fuels. Large loads, good  airier, some fir. Phone Gibsons  173Q.  Top soil, cement gravel, washed and screened, road grave.7  and fill. Delivered and spread.  Phone Gibsons 148M or Sechpli  22. tfn  BOATS  FOR SALE  Must sell inimediately. New  fibreglass bottom runabout  boat. Complete remote control.  $195. With 18 hp. Evinrude motor. $395. Apniy Philip Swift.  Sebna Park. Beach lot. adjoining Legion on west side.  with IVz hp. Scott. Excellent  condition.  J'h.  TU  4-5325.  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES  LTD.  I:WE CARRY THE STOCK"  Phone Gibsons 53  LET  US  HELP  YOU  PLAN NOW  CLYDE  PARNWELL  TV SERVICE  Radio   and   Electrical   Repairs  Phone Gibsons 93R  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  Headauarters 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 LIU 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  A. M. CAMPBELL  REFRIGERATION  SALES AND SERVICE  Commercial Domestic  Wilson  Creek  Phone Sechelt 83Q  WIRING  See Dave  Gregerson  for your  wiring and electric heating.  Pender Harbour  Phone TU 3-2384  GIBSONS PLUMBING  Heat ins.   Plumbing  Quick,   efficient service  Phone Gibsons  98R  SAND ��� GRAVEL  CEMENT  BUILDING  MATERIALS  TRUCK & LOADER RENTAL  FOR DRIVEWAYS, FILL, etc  SECHELT  BUILDING    SUPPLIES  Phone Sechelt 60  Evenings,  173  or 234  DIRECTORY   (Continued)  Sewing done in my own home.  Mrs. W. Fuhrmann  Reid Rd. Gibsons 95M  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.  DORIS BEAUTY SALON  GIBSONS  Up to date hair styling  Permanents  For appointment Ph Gibsons 38  THRIFTEE DRESS   SHOP  "Personalized   Service"  Agents  Brown Bros. Florists  Anne's Flower   Shop  Phone Gibsons 34X  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  TRADESMAN  Painting, Decorating  Rolling, Paperhanging  Clean, dependable work  guaranteed  VICTOR  DAOUST  R.R. 1, Gibsons. Ph. 263G.  See us for all y,our 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  COMPLETE  SANDING  ANB> FLOOR SERVICE  Rugs,  car upholstery &  chesterfield   cleaning  WORK  GUARANTEED  12 years experience  PHONE SECHELT 7W  D. HILLS  Halfmoon Bay  C. E. S1COTTE  BULLDOZING  SERVICE  Land   Clearing  Road Building  Logging ��� Landscaping  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 232 ��� Gibsons  WANT AD RATES  Condensed style 3 cents word.  mininiKm 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  un to 40 words SI per insertion,  3c per word over 40.  Box numbers 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 measured agate line at  6c per line, minimum of 14 agate  lines.  Lepnls ��� 17 cents per count  line for first insertion then 13c  per count line for consecutive  insertions.  Classified advertisements deadline 5 p.m. Tuesday.  AGREEMENT  Tt is agreed by any advertiser  requesting space that liability of  the Coast News in event of  failure to publish an advertisement or in event that errors occur in publishing of an advertisement shall br> limited to the  amount paid by the advertiser  for that portion of the advertising*  ^'rp   o"r'1,'r>iO''1   hv  ihn  in^or-  r^cf item only, and that there  shall be no liability in any event  beyond amount paid for such  ndvrrtispnient. No responsibility  ic nrrpnfed by the new-manor  when copy is not submitted in  writin?   or   verified   in   writing.  Coast News, Aug. 20, 1959.    5  ��������� ��� ��� -    ���   ,    . - i��� ., i���,  Boat drivers  before court  Hazardous driving js not confined to roads. It can occur on  water and two boat enthusiasts  of    this    area    have    learned  through court action that there  are laws covering water   traffic . as well as highway traffic.  James   Musgrave,   who   was  handling   his   boat  in such   a  manner as to result in prosecution was fined $100 and ruled  off the water for 60 days. The  action    occurred    at    Hopkins  Landing  wharf where he was  reported    to    be    endangering  swimmers by driving his boat-  to close to them.  Harold Fearn jr., of Gibsons  who was navigating his noat in  and around the federal wharf  endangering boats tied up at  the floats was also found guilty, fined $100 and ruled off  the water for 60 days.  Both were tried by Magistrate Johnston in Gibsons court  RCMP prosecuted.  TABERNACLE PICNIC  The annual Sunday picnic of  the Pender Harbour Tabernacle was held at Churchill  Bay, on the Francis Peninsula  Sat., Aug. 15. Over 65 were  present. Tnere were swimming  games and races for the children, also a treasure hunt.  VETCR.AFT DRAW  The Legion Vetcraft musical  teddy bear draw held at the  Fair was won by Mrs. Elsie  Earles, R.R. 1, Gibsons. The  draw was made at the Fall  Fair dance under supervision  of Mrs. Davies. The winning  number, 107, was drawn by  Mrs. Clark.  LEGAL  "Companies Act"  PORT MELLON UNION  CO-OPERATIVE    ASSOCIATION  (in voluntary Liquidation)  TAKE NOTICE that pursuant  to section 223(1) of the Companies Act of the Province of  B.C.. a meeting of the creditors  of the Pert Mellon Union Cooperative Association (in voluntary liquidation) will be held in.  the meeting room of the Port  Mellon Community Hall at Port  Mellon on Wednesday, the 2nd  day of September 1959 at the  hour of 7 o'clock in the afternoon.  Dated    at   Port   Mellon,   B.C.  this 17th day of August 1959.  FRANK WEST,  Liquidator.  NOTICE OF INTENTION TO  APPLY' TO LEASE LAND  In Land Recording District of  New Westminster and situate*  Fronting   on    D.L.  5851  N.W.D.  Take netice that I, F. A. Johnston of Madeira Park, B.C., occupation Contractor intends to  apply for a lease of the following described  lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  ���at S.W. corner of D.L. 5851  N.W.D. thence West 600 ft.;  thence North 600 ft. to N.W.  corner post D.L. 5851 N.W.D.  and containing 4 acres, more or  less, for the purpose of Oyster  Culture.  Frederick Adolph Johnston  Dated  Aug.   17,   1959.  (  "W  I.  ���vices  ANGLICAN  Si.  Bartholomews.     Gibson*  11:15   a.m.  Matins  Si. Aidan's, Roberls Creek  3:00 p.m. Evensong  St.  Hilda's    Sechelt  9:45  a.m.   Holy  Communion  PORT MELLON  The  Community Chuich  7:30 p.m. Evensong  ST.   MARY'S   CHURCH  Pender Harbour  8 a.m. Holy Communion  11 a.m. Morning Prayer  Redroofs Communiiy Hall  Evening Service, 7:30 p.m.  UNITED  Gibsons  11   a.m. Divine Service  Robf*��r**v<*; C,-eek. 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 Bnntist Church  7:30   P.M.,   Wed.,  Prayer  11:15 A.M.,  Worship Service  Pender Harbour Tabernack  12:00 a.m. Morning   Service  7:30 p,m, Wednesday     Prajr-  er Meeting t WAiXEFHE! YttU  'CAhttLW THE BALL  OtrrTHERE���VOUVE  GOTTOGOBACKAND  SHOOT  gators are contributing a substantial bonus of know-how without burning up a drop of the  costly kerosene fuel which pow-  ers_ the Britannia's mighty engines.  Surveys have shown that Canada's electrical manufacturers  make 41 percent less average  profit than manufacturers generally.  6    Coast News, Aug, 20, 1959.  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  Port Mellon   Dream  By  Mrs. J. Macey  Mr. and Mrs. S. Peterson  spent the past weekend in Vancouver to attend the wedding  of their granddaughter Patricia to Mr. Dale De'Ath. The  wedding took place in St.  Mary's Anglican church in  Vancouver Sat., Aug. 15. Miss  Sandra Peterson accompanied  them and was one of the brides  maids at her sister's wedding.  Other Port Mellonites attending the Peterson-De'Ath  wedding were Mr. and Mrs. J  S>wan, Mrs. W. Booth, Mr. and  Mrs. R. Wilson, Mr. and Mrs.  C.B. Davies, Mr. and Mrs. A.  Greggain and Gail, Mr. and  Mrs. A. Addison, Mr. and Mrs.  E. Hume, Mr. and Mrs. C  Woods, Mr. and Mrs. L. Hempsall, Mr. and Mrs. J. Rogers,  Mrs. B. Campbell, of Langdale  who was soloist at the wedding  Miss Frances Lien, David Sherman, W. Nichols and G. Host-  land.  Guests of the Ken Gallier  family were Mr. Gallier's sister Mrs. R. Ginter, Lori and  Bobby of North Vancouver  and Mrs. Gallier's mother, Mrs.  A. Hansen also of North Vancouver.  The Meuhlenkemp family  have returned from their holiday spent at Hope and Cultus  Lake.  Mrs. W. Swartz's mother,  Mrs, Schlie is a guest at the  Swartz home.  Guests of the C. Woods are  their granddaughter Linda,  grandson Carey and a niece,  Karen Laviolette, all of Vancouver also Lee McKinnon of  Langley.  s are big help to pilots  BIG SWIM  John Humphries, Bill Humphries, David Milne and Sandra Court swam from Soames  Point to Gambier Island on  Saturday Aug. 15, a distance  of about 2 miles. They were  accompanied by three boats,  Jim Humphries' boat the "Me  Too," Al Humphries' "Sea-Jay"  and   Doug Court's  "Klahane."  Printed Pattern  10-18  CUT a beautiful figure for  yourself ��� cut this easy-sew  dress in cool cotton, faille, or  crepe. Note the beautiful curve  of the waist ��� the floating-on-  air feeling of the full skirt.  Printed Pattern 9065 Misses'  Sizes 10, 12, 14, 16, 18. Size 16  tfcaeks 5% 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 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  The largest and fastest airliners in Canada are flying across  the nation between here and  Montreal without ever turning  a propeller, while their pilots  are at home in bed.  The pilotless Bristol Britannia flights are all part of a million dollar game 'of make-be<  lieve recently play ad by Canadian Pacific Airline's flight  crews. It's a grown-up game, a  serious version of the childhood  pastime, "let's pretend." It consists of a series of hypothetical  flights over the 2,450-mile airway linking Vancouver, Winnipeg,  Toronto and Montreal.  These daily "dream" flights  are an important feature of the  intensive aircraft and route familiarization program in preparation for the inauguration of  Britannia jet-prop airliners on  the Airline's new route.  This program is designed to  supplement the practical experience gained in a sequence of  actual training flights. CPA  pilots will have logged twice the  Weddings  CRESSWELL���HEWITT  St. Peter's Anglican Church,  Naramata, B.C., was the scene  of the wedding of (Anna) Hannah Belle Hewitt and John  George Cresswell on Saturday,  Aug. 8, 1959. Rev. W. S. Beames  officiated.  The bride is the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Hewitt of  Naramata, and the groom son of  .Mr. and Mrs. George Cresswell  of  Granthams Landing.  The bride wore a gown of  white satin brocade with ballerina length skirt and a seed;  pearl and sequin crown with a^.  elbow length veil. She carried  ,a falls of rosy-pink gladioli with  stephanotis.  Maid of honor was Miss  Dorothy Cresswell, sister of the  groom and bridesmaid was Miss  Marlene Johnson, cousin of the  bride.Verne Eskildsen was best  man and Richard Kendall ushered.  A reception was held at the  garden of Mr. and Mrs. C  Burtch, where James Corlett  proposed the bridal toast to his  ^���i��ce. After their honeymoon  Mr. and Mrs. Cresswell will reside in Hixon, B.C.  legally-required flying hours  over the route prior to the inaugural.  The captains prefer the real  thing to the hypothetical "paper  flights", but they value the opportunity of thus gaining many  hours of extra experience. Only  three to four hours of chart  time is logged on a seven hour,  35 minute imaginary flight, but  it's a welcome change to go  home to bed while the airplane  flies itself to Montreal.  A typical "ground training"  flight is scheduled for departure  from Vancouver at 9 a.m. Several hours beforehand, the  weatherman has started assembling the jig-saw of continental  weather flashes into an up-to-  date and accurate picture of  wind, cloud and visibility conditions along the route. Just as  if preparing for actual take-off  the flight crew report for briefing, talk with weatherman and  dispatcher, and develop a complete flight plan.  A typical eastbound "paper  operation" is mapped to span  the 2,450 miles from Vancouver  to Montreal in three leaps,, with,  Regina, Lakehead or Ottawa as  alternate airports. Even with  partially full tanks and: unfavorable winds, however, the air-  rraft could vault, the continent  in a single bound.  Numerous    other    calculations  are necessary to make the flight  as realistic as possible. The im  a<*"r**3r*"\  aircraft will be loaded .  with 35,000 pounds of fuel. The J  average  ground   speed   (with   a ;  40 mile-an-hcur tail wind) is calculated   at   400 miles per hour. i;  Finally all  plans are ready for  take-off right down to such precise details as the altimeter settings and the poundage of filet  mignons and roast turkey to bi  loaded    into    the   gallery.   Now  comes  the first departure from  ������"���-���lity. The cew goes home U>  bed, allowing the mythical flight  to pursue  its   imaginary course  alone.  yy^pjuww^v^jrjM^4W'>^^M"|H.w��rji��M''M^M^'i'^'^yyvM  "I  Some 24 hours later the paper  flight project comes to life again,  to yield pertinent answers to  questions concerning the performance of the Britannia in  the light of such variables as  distance, speed, wind and  weather.  The experience so Tar in this  chart-flying program has borne  out the conviction that Britannia flights on the Canadian Empress Route will offer the fastest air service in Canada between     Vancouver,     Winnipeg,  Toronto and Montreal. On oc-  caions, the aircraft wil ride the  jet-paced upper air currents to  attain speeds up to 510 miles  per hour.  Meanwhile, the Airline has  rolled up many hours of in-flight  fnowledge of the route, and the  "back  room"   pilots   and   navi-  Guaranteed Watch &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris* Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  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  **i  viiiiiuiuuiii  anuiignniiruuti  iMw-u-amMiMiiauwi **  "lor- me uneil in neafina  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 Haney Heating k Sheet Metal  LTD.  LA 1-5825  or call your Imperial Oil Dealer  (DANNY WHEELER)   GIBSONS 66  1  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS  Tenders are invited for clearing of school sites at Halfmoon Bay and Sechelt. Plans and specifications may be obtained at the School Board Office, Gibsons, B.C.  Tenders, in sealed envelopes, marked "Clearing", will  be received at the School Board Office on or before 6 p.m. on  Monday, August 24, 1959. The tender must be accompanied by  a certified cheque in the amount cf 5% of Tender price. Con-  tractcr will be required to complete the work within 30 days  of awarding of the contract.  'The lowest or any bidder will not necessarily he accepted.  THE BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES,  SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 46 (SECHELT)  MARSHALL WELLS  F0RMUIA��  \t bonds so tightly on new wood that moisture can't get through to cause blistering!  The only house paint sold with a "double-  your-money-back" guarantee!  ��� 100% Blister-Proof on new wood!  ��� More Blister - Resistant on painted  wood!  ��� Stain-Proof... no more rust streaks!  ��� Fume-Proof...no more discoloration!  ��� Self-Priming...requires no undercoat!  Use "Blister-Proof' Formula 5 on your new  home or next repaint.  Beatcfy BY THE GALLON  PAINTING NEEDS!  PARKERS HARDWARE  Phone SECHELT 51  (mm  B.C/S REFRESHING NEW DISCOVERY,  A GREAT LAGER BEER BY   O'KEEFE BREWING COMPANY B.C. LIMITED  *  in imiMMiMiiiriiinMiniirMiiiiy nrrri i ���   iiii i        ,   . _.          i     L i -    r "WTniWMIlllIIprnil II   il   'll II   nil ll   Tiiis advertisement is not published or display^ ��M<* scon's SCRAP 3  Bv R. J. SCOTT  SOUTHER,  A*WlNE>  6ft. SToRVt  FROM -frtE.  SOUTHER*  OF SOJJOER."  Coast News, Aug. 20, 1959.    7  LEAVE   ON   TRIP  ARE ALLOWED  4a KICK -frtElR.  OPPONEH-fS ���  WIM. E/cf 6/000  Y/ElGHf W 500P  }�� A MOH-ftW  Q IW. S6�� Fafcni Sfofllaaf, toe. VoU ifota looirat  Hoy/ MUCH Wftf 14  A Yrt.E.K DOES -frtE.  average, home ih, A.,  JJkRQE CKV ACCUKUIAK  <HR0U<5�� OPEHWlKPOtf-f  AND DOORS *J?  <frfo POUNDS.  Thistle control possible  Some of the new herbicides  such as Amino Triazole (ATA.)  show promise for the control of  Canada thistle, one of the most  persistent weeds in the coastal  area  of B.C.  Control of thistles in perennial row crops such as small  fruits is expensive so there is  a great need for an effective  means of eradicating an infestation in fields to be planted to  such crops.  One of the most effective  chemicals used over the past  two years in tests at Saanichton  Experimental Farm, is amino  triazole.  An initial spraying of ATA applied to thistles in the bud stage  'with a thorough cultivation by  a duckfoot cultivator three weeks  later,  and  followed  by another  spraying in September to check  re-ground, has resulted in an  average reduction of 93 percent.  ATA was applied at 2 pounds  of active ingredient per acre for  each application. Even more effective results were obtained in  1958 when the rate at the bud  stage treatment was doubled.  A systematic cultivation program has also proved effective,  However, this requires an initial  cultivation in the bud stage and  ,a minimum of four additional  cultivations with a duckfoot cultivator at three-week intervals.  In a wet summer this program is  difficult to maintain and may  give  disappointing results.  The chemical spray method,  .on the other hand, has the advantage of being less dependent  upon favorable weather for good  results.  The death of Otto Giersh  broke another link between  the life of yesterday on West  Howe Sound and of today. Otto  large and genial, for many  years led a double life. He own  ed a small farm back of Hopkins Landing, which he had  with much labor brought into  a high state of cultivation. His  other love was the sea, and he  also owned a large work-boat  called the "E.A.G.," which,  like everything under his  house-flag, was always trim  and well-fbund. The initials  were his wife's, but Otto's boat  was usually called the EEG and  Otto used her in his manifold  duties as wharf and float commandant for the Dominion  government.  In those days, before television and radio in West Howe  Sound, the big break of the  day at the various landings was  the trip to the wharf, to see  what and whom the Union  steamer had brought up from  town, and the incoming "city  slickers" were the chief subjects of speculation and comment. This game naturally  worked in reverse, for, when  the water had been turned on  and the fires lit, these city folk  had a lot of fun in reviewing  the panorama unfolded by the  natives at the various wharves.  Sometimes, the visitors  would see Otto, in charge of  several workmen, directing repairs on the wharf, and he  seemed always to wear an enigmatic smile. Wharf and float  repairs in that era had a political significance, and a review  of Otto's crew afforded an educated guess at the political  faith of his rank and file.  Otto was also custodian of  the various floats, and on the  approach of winter he and his  EAG towed them away to our  island Avalon, "where never  wind blows loudly." The long  rainy weeks passed and the  sun shone again, and one day  the EAG and Otto reappeared  with our float. A harbinger  of spring, this combination was  A. M. FRASER, formerly of  Winnipeg, who has been named  to the new post of assistant  general manager of the C.P.R.'s  Pacific region with headquarters  at  Vancouver.  Good-sized fish catches  The following is a report on  sports; fishing in the area and  is for the period ending Aug.  11:  Pender Harbour, Thormanby  Is., and Sechelt Inlet ��� Fair  fishing was the word from  these areas with anglers having the most success in the  morning and evening. In Pender Harbour on Sunday, the  best fis^g^jyas^fropi 9-J>La..m.  and springs taken averaged 16  pounds, while coho and pinks  averaged five pounds. The  smaller boats took advantage  of Thormanby Island for protection from the winds.  Lower Howe Sound, Horseshoe Bay, Whitecliffe, Garrow  Bay, Eagle Harbour, and Bowen Island:��� Good fishing was  reported over the weekend in  this area as pinks were taken  on Sunday from Cowan's Point  to  Coppermine  off Bowen Is  land and on the mainland side  as far north as Sunset Beach,  while coho were plentiful  around Roger Curtis and Cowan's Point on Bowen Island- A  few springs were also reported from widely scattered areas.  Pinks, which predominated the  catch, averaged from five to  six pounds with coho running  about six pounds1 and springs  "Slightly larger/Trolled herring"  strip and spoons proved best.  Upper Howe Sound, Britannia, Squamish:��� Plugs, trolled  herring strip and spoons were  used mainly Sunday and fair  fishing was reported from this  area. Springs ranged from five  to 35 pounds, with jacks averaging four pounds and pinks  five pounds. Pinks are continuing to increase in this area.  I  Same Night ��� Same Time ��� Same Place  GIANT  BINGO  ! Thurs., Aug. 201  GIBSONS SCHOOL  HALL���8 p.m. SHARP |  BIG CASH PRIZES  Don't Miss First Game $10  SUNSHINE COAST WELFARE FUND  '  ��&  :S��?��5  GIBSONS  TELEPHONE OFFICE  TO CLOSE  From September 1 onwards the Gibsons telephone business office  will be closed and all business will be conducted through the telephone  office in North Vancouver.  Telephone bills should be paid at:  Lang's  Drug  Store Ltd.  Gibsons, B.C.  To contact the North Vancouver office ask your long- distance  operator for "Zenith 8000." You will be connected without charge.  Long distance, Information, and Repair Service calls will still bu  taWen by your operator at Gibsons.  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY  "Canada's Second Largest Telephone System"  Bring new inspiration to every  day with this biblical scene that's  ���fascinating embroidery.  Belovedi by all ��� this artistic  version of the 23rd Psalm will  "become a family treasure. Pattern 831: color chart; directions;  11 x 16-inch transfer.  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 surprise to make a  little girl happy ��� a cut-out doll,  clothes to color. Send 25 cents  for this book.  SECHELT  TELEPHONE OFFICE  TO CLOSE  From September 1 onwards the Gibsons telephone business office  will be closed and all business will be conducted through the telephone  office in Norh Vancouver.  Telephone bills should be paid at:  Lang's  Drug  Store Ltd.  Sechelt, B.C.  To contact t'he North Vancouver office ask your long distance  operator for "Zenith 8000." You will be connected without charge.  Long distance, Information, and Repair Service calls will still be  taken by your operator at Sechelt. ��  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY  "Canada's Second Largest Telephone Systiem"  infallible,  but  now  the floats Mr. and Mrs. J. Eldwards of  ride out the winter storms un- Granthams have left on a six  moved, and  Otto has  gone to week tour which will take in  his  own  Avalon. Portland, Ore., and Vancouver  ��� Eric Thomson Island.  WED., THURS. ��� AUG. 19 & 20  FRANK LOVEJOY ABBY DALTON  Cole Younger, Gunfighter  TECHNICOLOR  FRI., SAT, ��� AUG. 21 & 22  PAT BOONE       SHEREE NORTH  Mardi Gras  ADULTS 75c  STUDENTS 50c  CHILDREN 35c  MON., TUES. ��� AUG, 24 & 25  JAMES  GARNER ETCHIKA   CHOUREAU  Darby's Rangers  amBummmm  Salute to the Orient  PACIFIC  XHIBIT  More to see than ever  when the 1959 PNE  "Salutes The Orient"  ���and, best of all,  so much for free!  Tour the exotic East  as you visit scores  of fascinating  displays in pavilions  of Asian countries.  Enjoy all the Western-  style fun of the fair,  too... Western Canada's  greatest agricultural  and horticultural shows-  and, for thrills���  Vancouver's million-  dollar Playland.  ^^iimmm^twmmmmm^m&mmmsmm^^s^^^SMi  WATk& FOLLIES   -   At'GUST 22 to 29 WAMT  ADS  ARE   REAL   SALESK5E*  ��l*M*����l����*��*^**-.II**-^tll��lllMttllt��t>��kri��twtrjrJrt>^  !ome In And See Oor I  Sac  1/3 OFF on Children's White Shoes  WE CARRY A FULL LINE OF SCHOOL SUPPLIES  Phone  GIBSONS 144   I  g��rIlKI��l������l*����iat>��lll��>��t<��t����>>��it*r11trtl>llIKt��rjItlItBrItlcri��l��t��**r��>��>rtt<��rJ>����l��airiit��>I����>��B��firi>ltl  :iaf��ea��a��(i>nE*ii��ririi  GIBSONS. B.C.  in and have breakfast  before fishing  The Salvation Army band  festival at Camp Sunrise last  Sunday saw some 200 people  in the camp hall where three  bands and a group of young  choristers displayed their talents.  Outstanding event of the afternoon was the singing of the  group of girls making up the  special choir under direction  of Lt. Don Cutler. Their singing was superb and all too  short but as the other participants had to have time to play  it was necessary to keep to the-  program.  The bands were under general direction of the director  of mu:ic, Capt. Percy Merritt  from Toronto and he conducted the advanced band in various numbers. The B band played under direction of Capt. W.  Hcstig and the C band under  Lt. H. Dumerton. This band  played Peace be Still and revealed a few tempestuous passages with calm prevailing toward the end.  There were various novelties on the program including  instrumental and vocal round-.  The vocal section performed  splendidly but some of the instrumental sections had what  was described as some rough  corners in the round.  Brig. Hiltz, commander of  the Southern Division in B.C.  and Mrs. Hiltz attended with  the brigadier taking the first  half of the announcing and  Major Knight, camp command-  Starting off with the camp  song   by   massed   bands   and  Coast News, Aug.  20,  1959.  choirs the program weaved its  way through displays of talent  some of which had after a  week of effort achieved a standard which was surprising. The  Meditation in Song and Word  was a really worthwhile number and was presented more  as a rehearsal for something  bigger which was to be presented in a Vancouver performance  ant the second half.  To Peninsula  My impressions of Gibsons  By Jun Nakajima      A visitor from Japan  Tne thing that impressed me the most was the kindness shown me by the people of Gibsons.  I was very struck by the beautiful mountains, and the  huge trees. In my country I do not see them as I live in the  city of Yokohama, so I envy the people here, being able to  see them all day and all night.  At the party which was given me in the home of my  host the people were very kind to me, which amazed me, as  I was a foreigner.. I was very much afraid at first of being  in a Canadian home, I feared I would not be understood or  accepted, but by mixing with the people of Gibsons and  meeting so many people my own age, I found I could soon  relax.  Although I would like to live inGibsons amongst' the  beautiful mountains I know I must go back to Japan, so I say  good-bye to Gibsons and hope some day I may return to the  land of kind people and beautiful mountains.  41st and Granville, Vancouver  An expense paid two-day trip to Vancouver including raturn 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,  Monarchs and Edsels and one-owner good used  cars.  Phone MICKEY COE collect at  Amhurst 6-7111 or Browning 7-6497  for reservation and appointment  PREMIUM PRICES PAID  FOR GOOD CLEAN TRADES  ��� ill ��� I m|nmll.WMJ.T7TT����Mlwi^iw��j>.Mij���rnmEggl-TCTam  Whether on the highway or  in the woods-BE C&B3EFyL,5  A carelessly dropped match, cigarette, or even  . pipe tobacco ash can lay waste to a forest  that took a hundred years or more to grow ���  require another century to replace.  In this area only a prolonged rainfall will lessen  the extremely hazardous condition.  So when woods travel is restricted because  of fire danger��� help protect lives and jobs ���  observe the closure regulations.  MacMILLAN & BLOEDEL LIMITED  serving the world with forest products  HI! HO! OFF TO SCHOOL WE GO!  Complete Bine of  UPPLIES  Chris' Variety  Phone SECHELT 96

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