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 .     DANNY'S  DINING ROOM  Phone GIBSONS 140  JUST  FINE  FOOD  Mr. Wiiliard H-. I  % Archives b. C..  Parliament Blag.,  Victoriat H. -C*  *d*****uafc^^  SERVING THE GROWING SUNSHINE COAST  Published in Gibsons, B.C. Volume 11, Number 49, December 17, 1959.  A Complete Line  of Men's Clothing  Marine Men's Wear  Ltd.  Phone 2 ��� Gibsons,  B.C.  # -I-      -i-tv--���  j-fy  (By Peier Trappitt)  Skipper and crew of the tug  Strady V, and members of  Garden Bay Volunteer Fire  Brigade shared honors in a  courageous effort to save a  blazing vessel from destruction on Wednesday last week.  At about 8:30 a.m. vessels  in the vicinity of Pender Harbour were alerted by radiotelephone by a distress call  from the 90-foot tug Viking  Chief with the news that fire  had broken out aboard, at a  point some distance off Francis Point, south-west of Pender  Harbour.  Shortly after the first call,  the tug Elsie arrived and;took  off the crew of the: Viking  Chief. The Elsie was followed  by the Strady V, which immediately laid alongside the burning vessel. Without hesitation,  the crew of the Strady V boarded the Viking Chief to fight  the flames.  Meantime, the alarm had  reached members of the Pender Harbour Brigade. Within  ten minutes the brigade had asr  sembled, and embarked on Vic  Gooldrup's gillnetter. Arrived  at the scene, Vic laid his boat  alongside the Chief, where the  brigade joined forces with the  men of the Strady in battling  the flames.  Tw other vessels of the Viking fleet which had received  the call, the Viking Queen and '  the Viking Scout; lay some distance off. ������  Combined efforts of the two  crews resulted in some degree  of control, when it was decided  to remove the stricken vessel  to a spot where there would  be no danger of navigational  hazard in the event that the  fire again got but of hand.  She was taken in 4dw by the  Viking Queen, and beached oh  thg shore of Garden Peninsula,  irT Pender Harbouiv H��^f "e*  forts were continued to extinguish the fire, the brigade and  the crew of the Strady being  joined later in the morning by  a, crew from the local Forest  Hanger -station.  From early morning until  6.30 in the evening, the volunteers battled to 'save* the vessel, but, deep down, along the  length of the bilge, the flames  had taken too firm a hold. It  was this fact which had prevented earlier efforts to reach  and open the sea-cocks to sink  the vessel.  The fire eventually reached  the diesel fuel tanks, containing some 5,000 gallons of oil.  This was signalized by a roar  of flames shooting 20 or 30  feet into the air. The whole  area from Garden Bay to Madeira Park was illuminated by  the intense glare of the flames,  which roared and crackled  throughout the night, until  dawn disclosed a charred and  smoking skeleton, its gaunt  and blackened ribs bearing  mute testimony to a gallant effort which failed.  Polio drive  on Jan. 31  Tommy Parker will head  the Kinsmen sponsored Mothers' March for the Gibsons  area next January, President  Eric Prittie of the Kinsmen  Club of Gibsons announces.  Working with the campaign  chairman will be all members  of the Kinsmen Club as well  as scores of Marching Mothers.  Provincial objective of this  year's Mothers' March is $325,-  000. This amount is necessary  to continue the fight against  polio and to provide vital rehabilitation services for disabled persons in B. C. Part of  the proceeds will be used for  equipment in the polio vaccine  clinics to be held throughout  B, C. by Kinsmen Clubs early  in 1960.  As a result of last year's  campaign, $282,000 as spent in  education for the disabled, research and prevention, and  treatment services. Nearly  1,000 disabled persons, ineligible for assistance elsewhere,  received medical and hospital  care.  Mothers' March on Jan. 31  will climax a month of activities by the Kinsmen Club as  part of the overall campaign.  The objective for this area has  been set at $1500 which is 25  percent above the returns last  year. Kinsmen urge the cooperation of all residents in  meeting this objective.  Board replies  to letter  Editor: Mrf Johnson's letter,  to the Editor in the Dec. 10 issue is an expression of his personal opinion and is accepted  with appreciation by the Board  of School Trustees,.  This board is at all times  endeavouring to do the best  possible job meeting the heeds  of the school children in the  district, and to date no better  site for a proposed school has  been suggested. Any letters  or suggestions from ratepayers will be welcomed by the  board. ���**������  The policy . of~ the department of education is?.to pro-  vied elementary schools where  population figures warrant  their erection, and according  to present statsticsthere- "will  be a neeid for'?a? :Sch?q^Mri>ttie-,"  Langdale district. Definite  plans for date of erection of  a school have not yet been  made, and this board is open  to sugegston and helpful criticism.  With regard to the board  spending $40,000 of the taxpayers' money, at the present  time funds for building projects of any kind are not available, and until such time as  the department of education  makes a sale of debentures, or  the board is able to borrow  funds locally, no building project of any kind will be completed.  Margaret   McKee,  Publicity   Chairman  Board of School Trustees  School District No. 46.  Jobies dine  with fathers  The Masonic Hall banquet  ���room, gay, with Yuletide decorations on .the long tables,  was filled to capacity Tuesday  evening.on the occasion of the  Jobie Father and Daughter  dinner.  The Mothers' Circle served  the turkey and trimmings.  Miss Roberta Johnson, honored queen, was a charming  hoatess.  To the winners of the raffle,  Miss Kathie Berry and Mrs. J.  Strand, go the prizes of a budgie and a pair of shoes respectively.   .  The new. West Vancouver  Bethel, U. D. has invited the  local girls to a banquet on Dec.  18 and have requested them to  bring their parents.  Local Jobies and de Molays  have planned a dance at Davis  Bay.  Find  s pear  i  There's pearls in them there  oysters!  Mrs. E'-tta Fisher brought a  small pearl which she found  in an oyster which came from  an area she reports as being  productive of pearl oysters.  Mrs. Fisher decided not to  name the place where these  oysters can be obtained. It is  still her secret.  Turkey shoot  The final activity of the Sechelt Peninsula Rod and Gun  Club "for 1959 was a? turkey  shoot on the club grounds at  Wilson Creek on Sunday.  Competitors came from the  Pender Harbour area and Gibsons to shoot against the local  shooters.  Winners of the turkeys were  F. Jorgenson, Al Jackson twice,  Al Laakso twice, Mr. Earle,  Dick Grey and Mrs. Bea Rankin. The rain ended the shoot  earlier than usual.  Here are Post Office hours  in Gibsons and Sechelt for the  coming holiday. period:  Gibsons hours:  Open all day, Sat,, Dec. 19.  Closed Dec. 25.  Open 10:30 to 12 noon, Dec.  26.  Close at 2 p.m., Dec. 31.  Closed Jan. 1.  Sechelt hours:  Open all day Mon., Dec. 21.  Closed Dec. 25.  Open 11 to 12 noon, Dec. 26  Gibsons rural route will not  be  iri  operation   Dec.  25;  26,"  and Jan. 1.  CD men to  make reports  The Civil Defence Planning  . committee met Dec. 9 with the  folowing directors present:  Medical, Dr. Hugh Inglis:  welfare Vince Prewer; communications Fred Feeney; sanitation, Barry MacDonald; fire  Bob Wilson; construction, Wally Peterson; Police, Corporal  Ruggies and Civil Defence office, Wes. B. Hodgson.  A general discussion on the  local situation was dealt with,  covering emergencies for both  natural and man-made disasters. It was unanimously  agreed that all efforts should  be based on local organization  and control.  Each director outlined his  plan of action should an emergency arise and the method of  putting the   plan  into action.  Great   stress  was  made  oh  the need for blankets if a disaster   of   any  kind  happened  and the citizens would be called upon in ths connection. If.  you have not already done so,  anyone  wanting to  volunteer  one  or  more   blankets  when  the* emergency ' arises   should?  phone Vince 'Prewer at-'Gib-'  SOnsvSJ.-*-" ������*.*-*>??? '���.-. AA-::.:A;...-. ���  *'"'"���''���' Tjfe:"'- hext^' meetings of  this*  cphimittee will he held in the?  Fire Hall Wed., Dec. 16 when  each director will make a more  detailed   report   covering   his  department..  Carol service  for Sechelt  Students of Sechelt School  will present a Christmas Carol  service in the auditorium, Sunday evening, Dec. 20 commencing at 8 p.m. Under the direction of Mr. H. Roberts, this  choir wll sing a number of  Christmas songs and carols.  There will be at least six  soloists, besides special numbers. The congregation will  also have an opportunity to  join in some of the best known  carols. Another feature of this  program will be selections by  the Accordion Band under direction of Mrs. Lou Plumridge.  Accompanying the songsters  will be W. "Bill" Haley at the  piano with Capt. Andy"1 Johnston and C. G. Lucken with  violins.  The senior choir, Choraliers  as many people are aware,  have disbanded, and it is hoped the younger element of this  area will continue to carry on  and keep this type of .music  before the public. They will be  encouraged by a good attendance. There will be a silver  collection.  HEADS  RATEPAYERS  Gibsons and _ District Ratepayers' Association elected  Tom Parker as president at its  last meeting with Rudy Psovsky as first vice-president and  Rev. Edward Kemp as second  vice-president. The association  is still looking for a secretary-  treasurer.  Directors elected were Mrs.  E. Forbes, R. Fitzsimmons and  H. Kurzhalg.  OPERATES ELECTRONIC BRAIN Warrant Officer George  Blpor of Gibsons, B.C., is among RCAF personnel charged with  operating a new "electronic brain" which provides automatic  stock-keeping for the RCAF's Air Materiel Command at Station  Rockcliffe, Ont. The huge brain, shortens thousands, of hours'  paperwork to mere seconds in keeping track of all RCAF supplies and spares. Warrant Officer Bloor is the son of Mr. George  Bloor of R.R. 1, Gibsons. Looking on are Mrs. Patricia Braathen  (center) and Mrs. Patricia Fisher. (National Defence Photo.)  praise  STORY HOUR  Saturday morning's story  hour at the Public Library  will be discontinued after Dec.  19 for two consecutive Saturdays, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. The  story hour period will resume  Sat., Jan. 9 from 10 to 11:45  a.m. When the hour is resumed  after Christmas there will be  several new books available on  the shelf.  Tlie tenth meeting of the  group set up by St. Mary's  Hospital Society to study hospital conditions was held on  Thursday, Dec. 3 in the B.C.  Electric office in Sechelt.  : "tjie  group's  original   work  of assembling information into  % aV*^ii*Bf to shay/ the need for  ������/������^pVffV^i-^hjDjwital    facilities  A was completed early in November? This brief  was then forwarded   to   the   minister   of  health   with the  request that  members  of the  group be allowed  to  discuss its  contents  with the officials in Victoria.  The brief, contained approximately 50 pages of subjective  matter, graphs and charts and  included   a  map .which  illustrated the population distribution between "Port Mellon and  Pender   Harbour.    It   showed  the estimated population of the  above   area   as   slightly   over  9,000, an increase of 75% over  the last 10 years. In addition,  the brief showed that the existing hospital facilities   were  inadequate to serve the population of the area.  The   final   recommendation ���  was'that planning begin imme  diately on a new 50-bed hospital, centrally located to  serve  the  entire area between Port  Mellon and Pender Harbour.  The Deputy Minister of  Health, in acknowledging receipt of the brief, complimenl-  ed the local committee on the  caliber of the presentation.* In  discussions with the administrator of St. Mary's Hospital  he noted that it was the Best  brief they had received.  Meanwhile, the study group  has started preliminary planning to establish a Hospital Improvement District which will  be able to raise money to fin-  Club reports  successful year  Wilson Creek Community  Club reported a successful  year at their annual meeting  in Wilson Creek Hall, Dec. 9.  Elected to office were, president, Ray Nestman; vice-president, Mrs. E. Crucil; treasurer,  Mrs. I. Aylwin; secretary, pro-  tern, Mr. H. Roberts; directors,  Mrs. P. Stroshein, Mrs. C.  Stroshein, Mrs. Bena Bing,  Mrs. M. Kraft, Mrs. G. Ritchie,  Mrs. K. Franski, Mr. A. L. Parsons, Mr. F. Mutter and Mr.  D. Oike.  This group has sponsored  the Boy Scouts, Cubs, Brownies, Teen Town, Girls' Choir,  Little League Baseball, football, sewing and archery. The  first item on the coming agenda will be the fencing of the  community grounds for tennis  or volley ball.  ance hospital construction.  This step will not be possible  until approval in principle is  given by the minister of health,  on the basis of arguments presented in the brief now in his  hands.  Representatives from the local committee will discuss the  contents of -the -;briel-.with. the  department of health early in  January. If approval in principle is obtained at that time,  immediate steps will be taken  to petition the landowners to  authorize the establishment of  the Hospital Improvement District.  Many hear  Bishop Gower  St. Bartholomew's Anglican  Church was host church for  the Anglican parish of the Sechelt Peninsula When 32 candidates said their vows at a  confirmation service at which  219  parishone'rs attended.  Rt. Rev. G. P. Gower, Bishop  of the Diocese of New Westminster received the vows and  confirmed the candidates. Rev.  C. R. Harbord was chaplain  for the bishop, and the candidates were presented .by the  vicar. After the completion of  the Confirmation service the  candidates received certificates  and a personal 'Prayer Book  from the bishop.  The bishop in his address  spoke not only to the candidates but to all who have taken the confirmation vows, by  i.ating we should remember  always the promises made on  the day we are confirmed. He  stressed the need of individuals to take an active, true and  real participation in the worship, of our Creator in corporate communion and fellowship  with one another.  Tlie service .was followed  by a reception in the Parish  kail where the new parishoners  were received into the fellowship cf the Church's family in  the form of a luncheon.  Gibsons WA  names officers  Mrs. Norman Mackenzie was  elected president of Gibsons  United Church Women's Association at its last meeting. Vice-  presidents elected were Mrs.  J. A. Wickland and Mrs. J.  Meredith. Mrs. C. Chamberlin  is recording secretary and Mrs.  H. Hayden, corresponding secretary. The treasurer will be  Mrs. T. Humphries. Rev. David  Donaldson conducted the election.  Bob Burns  in hospital  Robert Burns, Gibsons village council municipal, clerk*  is now in Vancouver General  Hospital. He was conveyed  there by ambulance Thursday,  Dec. 10. Dr. Hugh Inglis after  examination decided he should  be taken to a Vancouver hospital.  Latest report on his condition is that while it is not  critical, it can be regarded as  serious and it will take some  time for him to recover.  Following Mr. Burns' removal to hospital by Ray's Ambu-.  lance, members of the village  council met Friday morning  and named Jules Mainil acting  village clerk. This was done  immediately because of i the  "closeness- of thtf vBlagfe miffiv-���;-  cipal election, Dec. 17. Mr-  Burns would have been the returning officer with Mr. Main-  ii..as assistant.  When ?Jr. Burns was taken  to hospital in Vancouver he  was accompanied by Mrs.  Burns who returned later in  order to keep up with school  board duties.  Many  Donations  There have been quite a few  anonymous donations handed  the Volunteer Fire Services  and to Gibsons and Area Volunteer Fire Department, so an  announcement from the firemen reads.  However, there are some  names the firemen report they  can release and to these organizations and people the firemen are truly thankful.  Here are the names of donors they can announce:  Kinette Club, Kiwanis Club,  Kenmac Automotive, Super-  Valu, Mr. J. F. Fyles, Mrs. A.  M. Chapman, Mr. Davis, Mr.  D. Irgins, Mr. Warne, Gibsons  Garden Club, Mr. T. Thomas,  Mrs. W. Bow, Dr. H. F. Inglis,  Mr. J. L. Gordon, Mr. R. Hilton, Mr. R. Fletcher, Mr. G.  Hunter, Mrs. E. Thompson,  Mrs. O. Matheson, Granthams  Community Club, Mrs. A. Wiren, Mr. Summerfield, Mr.  Rawley, Mr. Webber and Mr.  W. De. M. Marler.  Bottle drive  Gibsons Scouts and Cubs  plan to hold a bottle drive  Jan. 2, Ray Rhodes, Gibsons  representative to the Sunshine  Coast Scouts Council announces.  He also announced that Cubs  will start meetings. Friday  evening at 6 p.m. in the Anglican Parish hall, Sechelt highway, with Scouts to hold their  meeting after the Cubs have  adjourned.  PURCHASE SAW  Port Mellon Community Association has purchased a nine  inch Beaver Tilting Arbor  saw for the Arts and Crafts  centre at Seaside. It will be  used by the woodworkeds class 2    Coast News, Dec, 17, 1959.  ke (Eoast Metus  I   Lite's Darkest Sfoment  AVBSStEtCLASSie    ".  Published every Thursday by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.,  T.O. Box 128, Gibsons, B.C., and authorized as second class mail,  Post Office department, Ottawa.   ���  Member Audit Bureau of Circulation, Canadian Weekly  newspaper Association, B.C. Weekly Newspaper Association and  B.C. Weekly Newspapers Advertising Bureau, 508 Hornby St..  Vancouver, B.C.  Rates of Subscription, $3 per year, $1.75 for six months,  Wmted States and foreign, $3.50 per year.  Fred Cruice, Editor and Publisher.  Railways have point  It is only by reading the press from almost any other city  ��han Vancouver, one discovers there is a freight rates hearing underway in Ottawa and that the hearing is considering a delicate  ipoint.  It appears the railways do not want a subsidy to cover the  cost between Crow:s Nest Pass rates on grain shipments and the  actual cost of transporting the said grain.  Submissions by both railways show they received $64 millions for grain shipments which cost the railways $129 millions  fe> handle. It was not their intention to seek a subsidy covering'  'Hie difference for several reasons, chief of which is they regard  such as a subsidy to agriculture.  The railways prefer to take the view that the impact of such  a subsidy should not fall on the railways but where it belongs,  aa agriculture. Grain now moving from Regina to thq Lakehead  is charged 20 cents a hundred pounds, on a tariff set in 1899���  with comparative rates to other points including Vancouver.  The railways point to government payments to shippers of coal,  ���poultry and livestock and can see no reason why such subsidies  ���could not affect grain at the shipper level and not that of the  railways.  Chairman of this hearing is M.A. Macphersoh, Q.C. of Re-  gine who has wide experience in freight rate hearings,. It is intended that sessions1 will be held in the west including Vancouver., Prairie provinces argue the entire freight rate structure is  involved and the whole rates problem should be explored thoroughly. Perhaps they are right but 1899 rates are definitely out.  mt date.  FOR PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY  Phone T. E. BOOKER ��� Gibsons 312F  Rising costs a liability!  A big improvement  In these times when the commercial "music" world centered in the United States is passing through a very necessary correctional phase, a good sign has arisen right here in British Columbia with the opening of a good music station.  Bill Bellman's venture into the realm of radio and entertainment which excludes phoney "hit parades" and the slavish  following associated with it is an act which should be satisfying  to a good many people.  There is a wide range of music between the worst of rock  and roll and the highest of classical compositions but many radio people wearing "hit parade" blinders choose to. ignore the  great wealth of. music lying in between. Bill Bellman has taken  a calculated risk in opening a good music station. For the good  of everyone, including our youth "sold down the river" by fast  "buck purveyors of phoney "hit parades," one can hope that Mr.  Bellman will make good.  Henry Ford was one of the  first men to prove that a complicated thing like an automobile could be mass produced  and brought within reach of  ���the working man, if he had  the money to buy it. Other big  business men and manufacturers were quick to catch on.  For the past 50 years automation, mass production, heavy equipment, farm machinery  and more recently electronics  have made possible the manufacture, production and distribution of foods and manufactured goods: in abundance.  Many of these things were  regarded as luxuries or not  even dreamed about previous  to this period.  During this same period  working hours have shortened allowing man more time to  enjoy these things, also wages  have increased putting purchasing power in his hands to  buy them. This; is necessary "as  obviously if these goods that  are produced do not find users  able to purchase them, surpluses pile up and unemployment follows.  Also during the same time  labor unions have grown -in  {'trength until now they are  ���able to challenge the govern  ment. Undoubtedly during this  period the workingman?s ' con?  .ditions have improved/greatly  but it is problematical just how  much is due to the labor unions' efforts.  Whenever any person or  group of persons is able by  reason of some peculiar circumstance to demand and im-  "posie unreasonable conditions  whereby they obtain more  than their share of the increased productivity, upon the rest  of the people, everybody suffers eventually as the less for-  Ivory tower disturbed  The safari by Harold Winch into areas known to some people as existing but of no importance to their own well-being, has1  Tesulted in some of those people suffering a jolt.  We have an ardent member of the CCF party talking like  an industrialist. He maintains management and labor in British  Columbia and Canada too, will have to learn to face facts. These  facts involve first having a smaller financial pie resulting in  each side having a smaller slice of the pie.  A good many people in high places have tried to get this |    ���     vr%J   rtf�� 11/I/*">  ���message across during the last couple of years but while many     SlCldTS     SZtllCl'C  would say "how true" that was about as far as it went.  Mr. Winch's jolt to members of his own party which also  Is striving to form a Labor party is startling. Maybe the CCF  party also has its ivory tower which has to be jarred back to  earth.  A handy  QUOTABLE QUOTES  The hardest job of all is that of finding a soft job.  *F       ' **P T*��  Don't plan your work unless you plan to work your plan.  * *    *  Some people never hit the mark because they never pull  3he trigger.  ���j*        5f��        *lS  Culture, like custard, curdles when it's overdone.  ;       Bad taste is just bad education.  ��$c     ��$���     sfs  "       When success turns a man's head, he is facing failure.  * *    *  To achieve success one must make an attempt,.  "T* "^ *t*  if you keep your ear to the ground you 'can pick up a lot of  The happiness of your life denandg upon the quality of your  NATURE'S scrapbook  Resident and visiting skiers  will have a handy guide to  British Columbia's principal  skiing areas in an illustrated  booklet now being distributed  by the B.C. Travel Bureau, it  was announced by Hon. Earle  C. Westwood, minister of recreation and conservation.  The booklet, titled "Skiing  in British Columbia," describes  25 different areas throughout  the province from Vancouver  Island to Dawson Creek, where  members of ski clubs and individual sportsmen enjoy excellent snow. conditions from December until May or June.  Access to slopes and availability of accommodation are  detailed in the descriptive material furnished to the Travel  Bureau by ski clubs and associations, and many of the areas  boast new ski-tows and chair  lifts as well as improved lodges  A list of Western Canada ski  tournament dates is also included in the booklet which may  be obtained free of charge  from most Chambers of Commerce or from the B.C. Travel  Bureau, 626 Superior St., Victoria, B.C.  Long Term Investor  The forest industry is spending money on forests from which  no return can b�� expected for  irom 40 to 80 years, hence. Nowhere else are such long term  private investments being made  to insure the future of the Canadian economy.  High. Wildlife  The great majority of wildlife  species will be found from the  iSmber line down. The timber  line generally exists up to 7000  $&et. However, mountain sheep  and goats range far above this  3ne during summer months. The  ittugar and the grizzly bear, too,  are lovers of high places. Pikas  and marmots and even certain  species of mice live throughout  the year above the timber line.  /Where there is any kind of vega-  tation there will always be found  animal life in some form or  other.  Fire Costs Down  British Columbia's forest firo  costs for 1959 were less than 17  percent of the figure for 1858.  Suppression, of 2,111 fires cost  the B.C. Forest Service $775.-  530 in 1959. For the preceding  year costs totalled $4,665,479 and  the number of fires involved  was 4,122.  Forest facts  The operations of the pulp and  paper industry in Canada extend  from coast to coast.  Fire accounts for 6 percent fo  the annual forest consumption.  The Tree Farm movement  is  spreading rapidly in Canada.  Woodlots are often very profitable for Canadian farmers.  tunate  ones   are   not.  able   to  purchase the favored one's services  at the  price   demanded.  A   large proportion   of  our  population is not able to demand an ever increasing price  for their services, also a lot of  people are living on the reward for past services, as prices increase their standard of  living deteriorates.  Also we have to be able to  sell on world markets a large  proportion of what we produce  in order to buy the things we .  want from them. No particular branch of industry or agriculture in Canada or U.S.A.  can truly say that they are independent   of  world  markets.  As long as labor costs keep  pace with increased productivity we are . all right. Unfortunately it would seem by the  increasing spiral of costs in  the past years that they were  getting dangerously out of  line.. The law of diminishing  returns is inescapable, if rising costs, force competent men  ���out of business their employees find it hard to find suit- .  able employment, .and their  purchasing power diminishes  or unemployment makes, them  a liability instead of an asset  to government. ,  In order to have prosperity  man must be busy and happy.  An idle man is not happy long.  -^E.F.      .:...���������������-��� .*.    ���     ...*���-..��� ���  Guaranteed Watch &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris* Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  LAND   ACT  NOTICE OF INTENTION TO  APPLY TO LEASE LAND  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver and situate on Sechelt Inlet. Porpoise Bay British Columbia.  Take notice that Andrew Leslie  of Porpoise Bay, Sechelt, B.C.,  occupation Logger intends to apply for a lease of the following  described lands:��� Foreshore  Rights in front of my property  Block 13. of Portion of D.L. 1438.  G.l. N.W. District Plan 7472. and  Block 14. of Portion of District  Lot 1438. G.l. N-W. District  Plan 7472.  Commencing at a post planted  at the West corner of my house,  thence 500 feet west; thence 100  feet north; thence 450 feet east;  thence 100 feet south and containing approximately two (2)  acres, more or less, for the purpose of constructing a private  float for my boat.  ANDREW LESLIE  Dated December 8th 1959.  1928 Marine Drive, North Vancouver, B.C.  Phone YU 8-3443  WE'LL TELL YOU   ABOUT THE MANY ADVANTAGES OF  engineered  specifically  for your  heating  requirements  convenient  budget terms  and  free life  insurance  up to 6 years  to pay  5% Down��� Balance at 5%% Simple Int.  ALWAYS LOOK TO IMPERIAL FOR THE BEST  SEE OR  PHONE  DUKES & BRADSHAW Ltd.  1��4�� iviarme Drive, North Van.���YU 8-3443  TED KURLUK, Sechelt 107  DAN WHEELER, Gibsons 66  WANT ADS ARE REAL  SALESMEN  sets the pace in pleasure  with full-bodied flavour  ask for  CABLING'S  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  Starting Jan. 1  Coast News Subscription Rates  will increase to $3 per year  instead of $2.50.  Copies purchased at stores will  increase to 7c instead of 5c  Tlie   great   forests of Canada  are all chiefly  coniferous. eep  flames  Christmas trees, a symbol of  gaiety and happiness, too often  "become a mass of flames and a  symbol of disaster, according to  the All Canada Insurance Federation.  Trees, decorations, and special  Christmas costumes should all be  chosen with special care and protected from fire. The Federation,  which represents more than 200  Canadian fire, automobile and,  casualty insurance companies,  makes these recommendations  for safety in the home during  the Christmas season:  Choose a small Christmas tree;  it will be less hazardous than a  larger one.  Keep tihe base of the tree in a  container of water; the water  will be absorbed and keep the  tree" moist.  8    Coast News, Dec,  17, 1959.  Keep trees away from stoves,  heaters and fireplaces.  Use good quality electric lights  on the tree,  not  candles.  Check your lights for any defects which might cause short'  circuits.  Be sura that Christmas lights  do not overload the electrlca"!  circuits in your home.  Keep papers, gifts and other  inflammable articles away from  the base of the tree until Christmas eve.  Do not use paper, gauze-like  materials or other highly in^am-  mable cloths for childrens costumes.  Check carefully for burning,  cigarette butts after every party  or gathering in your home.  Although Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus, the  roots of the observance go deeply into the folklore of the Druids,  Scandinavians, Romans and  Egyptians.  CHARTER   FLIGHTS ARRANGED  AIRCRAFT BASED AT PORPOISE BAY  Phone SECHELT 193 ��� Al Campbell  drink ia  Mission Orange  A fine. Orange Soft Drink made with  California Valencia Oranges  ^^"���-.tAV*-;*-*   *it:  iwnwaBMWW*wMawmM9wwniwarwm*i**mnmm*9Wwm*  LOOK WHAT GAS  v.  FLUFFIER...  FORLESS  No warm-up wait with a Gas dryer.  Turn it on and it's on ... clothes are drying.  No hang-over heat wasted afterwards���  no danger of over-drying the clothes.  Then, because gentle Gas heat blows moisture  away, instead of baking it out, clothes come  out fluffier, more wrinkle-free ... and  you'll find that makes 'em easier to iron.  They last longer, too.  With all these advantages, a Gas dryer still  ,      costs less to install, less to maintain,  **"" less to use per load!  GIBSONS   HARDWARE���Phone Gibsons 33  A* A. LLOYD, Garden Bay-Ph. TU 3^2253  C   &   S   SALES���Phone Sechelt 3  660 ��� PINEAPPLE DOILIES dress up a luncheon table. Use larger  one as centerpiece; smaller as mats. Directions for 20 x 30-inch doiljE  match ones 12V2 x 20 and 7 x 13 in No. 30 cotton.  710 ��� PUP'S WARM SWEATER protects your pet from winter's:  cold. Size 14 takes c:ie 4-ounce skein knitting worsted plus trim-  Knitting directions, sizes 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 included.  591 ��� OLD-FASHIONED GIRL MOTIF with r2ady-made eyelet 'ruffling on skirts adds charm to sheets, cases, towels, scarves. Transfer  of one motif 7 x 13; two 5% x 15-inch motifs; directions.  Send THIRTY-FIVE CENTS in coins (stamps cannot be accepted) for each pattern to Coast News, Needlecraft Dept., 60 Front St.  West, Toronto, Ont. Print plainly PATTERN NUMBER, your NAME  and ADDRESS.  New! New! New! Our 1960 Laura Wheeler Needlecraft Book is  ready NOW! Crammed with exciting, unusual, popular designs te*  crochet, knit, sew, embroider, quilt weave ��� fashions, home furnishings, toys, gifts, bazaar hits. In the book FREE ��� 3 qiiilt patterns.  Hurry, send 25 cents for your copy.  For all Your Building Requirements  Write or Phone  iroday SawmiSS Ltd.  1803 Granville St. ��� Phone Regent 1-2141  Buy Direct from the Mill and SAVE ! !  2+&M&1&  SPECIAL 2 x 4 and 1x8 shiplap $25 per M in slingload lots  Prices F.O.B. Vancouver���Freight to be advised-  Recreation  areas sou  Sfht  The B.C. Federation of Fish  & Game Clubs has many times  urged acquisition of more public recreational lands by the various levels of government. This  has included foreshore and.  beach areas and boat launching  sites.  Today, with release of new  statistics on sport fishing along  the coasts of the United States,  the Federation emphasized that  even in British Columbia time is  running out on the hope of getting land for future public use  at a reasonable price.  In the U.S. last year, more  than 5,000,000 salt water anglers  took to the water. Twenty per-  were women, and together  they spent 70 million days fishing. In the same period, 66 million games of golf were played.  With release of the figures.  Sport Fishing Institute, an organization sponsored by fishing  tackle manufacturers and other  agencies, warned that facilities  in the U.S. are far from adequate,  particularly around urban centres. "Private development and  rising real estate prices will  soon place remaining shoreline  areas beyond the reach, of possible purchase by coriservaton,  agencies." the Institute cautioned.  The Institute noted that sew-  aee, industrial pollution, erosion,  silt, insecticides, detergents and  other by-products of modern  civilization are taking their toll  of recreational facilities in the  ocean near the developed areas  of North, America. In addition,  population. ig growing rapidly i.i  all seaboard areas.  One of the simplest forms of  conservation or recreation is improvement in habitat for sport  fish, the -Institute stated. This,,  in conjunction with greater accessibility to the foreshore has  done much to improve public  enjoyment of the shoreline near  cities. ���  In California, for example, old  auto bodies, streetcars and other sqlid debris have been dumped close to shore to provide underwater breakwaters. This has  made life easier for fish, and,  in turn, has improved the fishermen's catch.  Tae Federation, parent body  of the fish and game clubs of  this province, is currently conducting a campaign to improve  access fb recreational land and  water in British Columbia. T  H.  hite  Legend has it that before the  Crucifixion the berries of Christ--  mas Holly were white instead of  red as now.  It is reputed tihat the .first  Christmas card, as we now knOw  it, was dispatched in 1845 by W.  C. Dobson, one of Queen Victoria's favorite painters.  ll:  Complete Stock of  TOYS,   CANDIES  CHRISTMAS LIGHTS  TREE DECORATIONS  PERFUMERIES, etc.  fcvr Christmas Gifts  Phone TU 3-2415  BROWN  41st & Granville  Phone: AM 6-7111  Dear Customer  We have available for immediate delivery:  40   Slightly used 1959 FORDS, MONARCHS, EDSELS & THUNDERBIRDS  65   Brand new 1959 FORDS, MONARCHS & EDSELS  100   Used   1958   FORDS,   MONARCHS, EDSELS & THUNDERBIRDS  150   New 1960 FORDS, FALCONS, MONARCHS & THUNDERBIRDS  We offer long, easy t^rms at bank rate of interest.  You will never deal for as little difference as you can right now.  Ask for: MICKEY COE, Res. phone BR 7-6497  Big or Small  you please them all...  JACKETS, TIES & BELTS  SOX, PYJAMA?  SPORT SHIRTS  SWEATERS, SLACKS & SCARVES  J$  Phone SECHELT 110 4    Coast News, Dec. 17, 1959.  Takes   this   opportunity  ta   wish   you   a   Merry -.]��  Christmas  and  the best  of   all   wishes   for   tfee  (taming New Year.  To be sure you have a $f  Merry Christmas we offer the best of the sea- .]  son's  fare at our usual  LOW, LOW PRICES.  FAMILY  SIZE  Naturally,    GRADE    A  OUR OWN MAKE  (It's better)  Pore Pork 4)00 I  mum Am.  Hi1 AT with TURKEY ^  mil til    PURCHASE  Maple    Leaf���Shamrock  ]  1.  y2 or whole  inmyit**     iiciii���oiictiuii  Hams 49i  BY MRS. A.A. FRENCH  An enjoyable party on the  occasion of Elder Bruce  Thayne's 21st birthday was  given in his honor by Mrs.  Agnes Engen where Elder  Thayne and Elder Gill are  making their home while they  are on their mission for the  Latter Day Saints Church.  Present were Mr. and Mrs.  Tom Duffy, Mrs. F. French,  Miss Bess Burrell, Mrs. W.H.  Sheridan, Ron Orchard, Mrs.  E. Klusendorf, Rcy Holgate  and Mrs. Elsie Hoggfoss. Elder  Giil received a long distance  'call from Salt Lake City, Utah  and spoke to his parents and  members of his family.. Mrs.  Engen was assisted in serving  by Elder Gill.  At   the   annual   meeting   of  the Ladies Auxiliary to the Sechelt   Canadian   Legion,   Mrs.  Ivy  Biggs  was   elected president  for a fourth term;   Mrs.  Frances Ritchie and Mrs. Ruth  Mitchell  are first and  second  vice-presidents;      Mrs.      Alice  Batchelor is secretary and the  treasurer is Mrs. Jessie Peterson; Sergeant at Arms, Mrs. A.  French;  standard bearer, Mrs.  Dorothy   Browning;   executive  committee,   D.   Browning,   D.  Fraser, J. Lucken, and N. Kennedy. Mrs. Carrie Mayne conducted the election.  The Sechelt PTA meeting in  the Elementary School auditorium had a short business  session followed by games and  carol singing, a skit written  by Major J. Browning of Wilson Creek caused much laughter. It portrayed an unfortunate school principal trying to  eat his lunch whilst constantly being interrupted by sniffling children, complaining  teachers and irate parents.  Tne next meeting will be at  8 p.m., Wed., Jan. 13. If you  have children attending the  elementary school or junior  high try  to attend.  The W. A. of St. Hilda's An*  lican Church reported a good  year at the annual meeting.  Elected to office were: President, Mrs. Dorothy Browning;  vice - president, Mrs. Gwen  Gray; secretary, Mrs. Ada  Dawe; treasurer, Mrs. Norah  Macklin; executive committee  Mrs. W. B. Billingsley, Mrs. C.  G. Lucken, and Mrs. E. Redman; Living Message, Mrs. V.  Bcggunt; Little Helpers, Mrs.  Ada Dawe. Mrs. Alice Batchelor is past president. The officers were installed by Rev.  Denis Harris.  The   successful   Sechelt  Legion L.A. tea and bazaar had  as general convenor Mrs. Dorothy Fraser, with Mrs.   Frances Ritchie convening the" tea.  The   dcor  prize  was won by  Mrs.   Gwen  Gray,   raffles   by  Ms. R. D. Stephens, lamp; Trevor Waters, cushion; and Mrs.  Elsie Johnson, sewing basket.  The cake was won by Ann Gordon. Assisting were Mrs. Alice  Batchelor, Mrs. A.  A. French,  Mra   Jesjie   Lucken,   Mrs.   D.  Browning, Mrs. G. Gray, Mrs.  Ivy Biggs,  Mrs.  N.  Kennedy,  Mrs.  Mabel  Nelson   and  Mrs.  Jessie   Peterson.  F.. H. (Bob) Norminton and  staff of the B. C. Electric held  a Christmas party for the children of the B. C. Electric employees, complete with Santa  Claus and presents for all. Usual candies and fruit were supplied and the 20 children  agreed it was their best party.  Games were played and Mrs.  Tom Sinclair officiated at the  piano. It was held in the Parish Hall.  Back Bacon 4901  Maple Leaf .y2 lb.  PICTURE PAK  Side Bacon  3341  MILL WOOD  ALDER  FIR  DUFF'S      FUEL  WILSON CREEK SECHELT 261F  At the Roberts Creek Legion  Auxiliary meeting Dec. 7, donations were sent to Veterans  hospitals, Pender Harbour and  the A. R. Society. The results  of the Poppy sale were better  than ever.  There will be films shown at  the Christmas tree Dec. 23,  ,and a games committee of  three was formed. Mrs., Ben-  gough was welcomed, her  transfer having come through.  The annual elections took  place with following results:  ���President, Mrs. D. Manns; Mrs.  G. Mould, and Mrs. B. Cope,  vice-presidents; secretary, Mrs.  W. Clark; sergeant at arms,  Mrs. J. Thyer; executive, Mrs.  B. Davidson, Mrs. R. Hughes,  and Mrs. L. Matthews; standard bearers, Mrs.. B. Cope and  Mrs. B. Davidson.  At the Branch meeting held  Dec. 11, Mr. and Mrs. Thyer  reported they had visited Mrs.  Charles in St. Pauls while in  Vancouver and found her quite  cheerful. Appreciation was  shown for the picture donated  by Bob Cumming in memory  of Ron Manno.  The square dance idea for  these of 12 years and under is  shaping up under the supervision of A. Danroth and T. Fos-  isett, between the hours of 7  to 9 p.m. The next cribbage  date is Dec. 18. The darts aro  still held on the first and third  Wednesday of the month. Open house on New Year's Day  will be the same as last year  for those over 21 years.  Elections were held. Majority of those in last year did  not desire to carry on but  there was nobody around to  take their place, so the results  are: President, W. Gilbert; secretary treasurer, G. Mortimer;  vice-president, F. Paquette;  sergeant at arms, B. Davidson;  executive and committees,  Mrs. J. Thyer, T. Shaw, J.  Thyer, C. Wells, A. Danroth.  Padre Harbord will carry on.  F. Skinner isi in Shaughnessy  Maple Leaf  y2 ib.  53*  w  Bring your own  container or we  can supply at a  alight extra  charge.  25e  E wish all our Sunsfhine Coast friends a vary  Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  lb.  ROLLMOFS  IMPORTED    CHEESES W  DUCKS ��� GEESE  CHICKEN  i   ��� *    **       -��� ���'  The Sto��fe of Quality  Phone SECHELT 1  <"��  ...a*  <**-  ��������������  ��������>  <��.������  Mrs. S. Gardiner.  Mr. & Mrs. Harry Reichelt.  Mr. & Mrs. Ron Godfrey.  Mr.   &  Mrs.  John Solnik.  Mr. & Mrs. Marv Volen.  Mr. & Mrs. Fred Stenner.  Mr. & Mrs. Reg. Godfrey.  Mr. & Mrs. Norm MacKay.  Mr. & Mrs. Harry Smith,  Mr. & Mrs. Art Mann.  Stan & Marearet Trueman.  Mrs   B. Skellett.  Mr. & Mrs. Clyde Parnvvell?  Mrs. Lu MacKay.  Miss Elsie Martin.  Mr.    &    Mrs.   Herb   Steinbrunner.  Mr. & Mrs. Fred, Holland.  Mr. & Mrs. Fred Feeney.  Mr. & Mrs. Hairy Winn.  Mr. & Mrs.  Albert Pay.  Mr. & Mrs. Fred Corley.  Mr. & Mrs. Bud Fisher.  Mr. & Mrs. Frank Bailey.  <3*  ��\i...  *&  ���������������  ��� ���������4  ��� ������������  ��*  ��� 4...  ���������������  Instead   of  sending local Christmas cards we  K   ,������,. have domatecL to Central Mission.  [.-  o*.  m��m#mmmmmmmmmi  A.E. Dadswell  ���Albert E. Dadswell, 78, of  .Gower' Point Road, Gibsons,  died on Dec. 6. The funeral  service was held Dec. 8 in Gibson Memorial United church  with Rev. David Donaldson officiating.  Cremation followed.  Mr. Dadswell, a retired boil-  ermaker, was born at Mayfield  England. On coming to Canada  he hemesteaded for many  -years in the Prince Albert district, Saskatchewan. From  there he moved to British Columbia, settling at Kamloops  where he worked for the CPR.  For the last 15 years he had.  lived, in Gibsons area.  He leaves his wife, Louisa,  a son in Toronto and a .brother in England. There ? are  also two nephews and three  nieces. Graham Funeral Jjtorne  was in charge1 of fomer|l^ arrangements.  in  PRINTING...  Why wait until you and your  printer are busy. Check now  and see what your requirements  will be then call us. We will be  to accommoda  By  Mrs.  M. Newman  A flying visit was made to  the Sunshine Coast Tuesday  by Mrs. R.K. Osbon or 'Portland, Ore., to visit several old  friends. Mrs. Osbon was formerly Alice Newton, a teacher  at Elphinstone School some 12  years ago.  Children of Roberts Creek  school are preparing a concert  for Dec. 18 in the Community  Hall. This is a big night for  the youngsters and they are  expecting   a  good   attendance.  Braving the elements to  weekend in summer cottages  were Mr. and Mrs. E. Benett  and Bruce of Vancouver, Mab  and Hazel Enderby, Enid Hut-  ten and Jean Reid of Burnaby  and the Jones and Wright families of Nanaimo.  The Pottery Club is leaving  its old home in what used to  be the Lowe property and is  considering moving to the  Finnerty house on the Highway.  Mrs, H. Bernhof spent the  weekend in Vancouver visiting her daughter, Mrs. George  Duplisses and family.  Mrs. Dan Whedon and Miss  Marion Rodgers have returned  to Victoria after spending several days at camp here.  Mrs. Bert Tidball of the Sea-  vie Market was a patient for  several days in St. Mary's  several days last week in St.  Mary's Hospital.  ALEXANDER A. HASSAN  Alexander Austin Hassan  died Dec. 6, in the Jubilee  Hospital in Victoria at the age  of 84. Pre-deceased by his only  son, Flying Officer Alexander  Lawrence Hassan, he leaves  his loving wife, Caroline Elizabeth; three daughters, Mrs. A.  N. Lester and Mrs. A. E. Scott,  Pender Harbour, Mrs. Walter  Check, Chemainus, B. C; and  seven brothers and three sisters. Mr. Hassan came to Canada from England about 1910.  Here are three  B of M ways U say "Merry Christmas"  Sometimes a gift of money is the only realistic  answer to a Christmas shopping problem. If money; ,  is the answer to some names on your list ��� see tneV:  Bof M. "Xiy Bah^/eanJprovide ypu with a way  to give "that takes the chill: off cold-cash and "trims  ; your gift of money with festive decorations.  . STUDENTS' AND BABIES'  PASSBOOKS make a delightful  extra   for   some   youngster ;pi|i"'*-:  your list. Your gift of money.is  entered  in :,a   special . passbook- >."  and 'enclosed.?Jn? a ..Christmas.  cover guaranteed iq make?young..  eyes pop with glee: ?  2; MONEY? ORDERS?  *' -    ���   purchased fbr'Cnri&mais-  .' giving 'come -in* gaily-4   *  . i. decorated   envelopes' or  folders ithSt clearly' spell   :  ; put ybur^Yuletideijmslu: *;  *(Ideal for.those "hardrto-  *"' biiy-for*" people oh yojur  out-of-town gift list.  3. SPECIAL CHRISTMAS CHEQUES are available in two colourful holiday designs ���one for  personal and one for business giving. Ttiey are '  "gift-wrapped" in a "  bright cover that glows  with the spirit, of the  season.  >~-  fta*.  fto^b** !*.,(_  *.-��-���fi���i* -\���  -<:���**  ��W��j��i.. ry^tWw [������-  See these special Christmas  features at your neighbourhood  branch of: the. B of \M today  (don't forget .to bring -your  Christmas shopping list).  Bank of Montreal  Agati&da*Ap&Mt S<z*t& ���::  Giteons Branch: EDWARD HENNTKER, Manager   y\    '  Sechelt? Branch: DONALD McNAB, Manager  Port.Mellori (Sub-Agency) .-Open on  Canadian Forest Products. Ltd. semi-monthly paydays  tfOBEIRG WITH CABA01AB5 IN tVIRY WALK  OF t!FE SINCE  18^.?  ' ;o-'*3C"5SS- Coast News, Dec. 17, 1959.    5     MISC. FOR SALE  COMING EVENTS  Dec. 29, Canadian Legion Br.  109, Children's Christmas party, 2 p.m.  Dec. 20, Sunday, 8 p.m.,  prompt, Carol Service, Sechelt  School Auditorium, Sechelt  Students Choir, Accordion  Band, songs,, choruses, Christmas Carols. Carol sheets provided. Sponsored by Sechelt  P.T.A.  BINGO, Gibsons Legion Hall,  Monday nights, 8 p.m. Everybody welcome.  GREETNGS  I wish  all my friends in Gibsons a very  Merry  Christmas  and a Happy New Year.  Granny McEwen  Senior Citizens'  Home,  204 - 5th Ave. South,  Lethbridge,   Alta.  DEATH  NOTICE  1950 Austin Sedan, new engine, new snow tires, city tested.  $185. Phone  Gibsons 133.  Well-berried Holly. Phone  Gibsons 118Y,  Portable Deluxe glass heater,  like new, $45. Ph. Gibs. 180X.  Colin Wingrave  Typewriters, adding machines,  saies and service. Remington  Roll-A-Matic electric razors,  reg. $33.95, Special, $27.50. 1  Hamilton Beach Mixmaster, as  new, $34.50. Phone Gibsons 18.  G. T. 30 TERRATRAC CAT  and 1952 Wz ton Chev flat  deck with loading planks, near  new rubber. Complete outfit,  $1500 or will sell separate.  Phone Gibsons 221.  Must sell '56 James 200 cc,  perfect engine, tires and body.  $135. Phone TU 4-5361.  Automatic electric range. Ph.  Gibsons 334.  PATEMAN ��� Alice Susanah  passed away in Lindross Private Hospital December Id,  1959, in her 88th year, formerly of Granthams; Landing, B.C.  Survived by 2 daughters, Mrs.  H.D. Bertwell, Edmonton, Alta  Mrs. H. Reichelt, Granthams,  B.C., 1 son, Harry, Edmonton,  1 sister, Mrs. A. Smith, West-  view B.C; 1 sister and 1 brother in England, 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren.  Funeral service Thurs., Dec  17 at 1 p.m., from Mount Pleas-,  ant Chapel, 11th Ave., and  Kingsway. Interment Forest  Lawn Memorial Park. Graham  Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. .   BARTLE ��� Passed away Dec.  14, 1959, Clara Bartie, in her  88th year, of Gibsons, B.C.  Survived by her loving husband Harold, 1 daughter, Mrs.  Vancouver, 2 grandchildren, 2  great grandchildren, 1 sister in  England. Funeral service Friday Dec 18, 1:30 p.m., from  St. Bartholomew's Anglican  church, Rev. Denis F. Harris  officiating. Interment Seaview  Cemetery. Graham Funeral  Home Directors.  8 inch Craftmaster table saw.  complete with motor and 2  blades, $50. N. Burton, Pratt  Rd.,  Gibsons.  Baby Buggy, $15. Phone Sechelt 151M.  4 wheel drive Willys Jeep station wagon. Ph. Gibsons 377K.  Fresh cut fir or alder wood  for sale and delivery. Standard  prices. J. Derby, Phone Sechelt 154F.  Rogers Plumbing, Gibsons 339  or 105Y. Special Lady Pat oil  range only 7 months old. Just  as good as new, $119. Hotpoint  Washing machine, $55. Easy  machine, $49. Gainaday, $39.  All in good condition. Free delivery anywhere.  Fargo panel truck. Mrs. O.F.  Giersh, phone 74W, North Rd.  R.R.   1. Gibsons.  CARD  OF  THANKS  I wish to thank my many-  friends for their flowers, fruit  letters and v cards I received  during my recent illness. Special thanlas .to&.A.4Q&*��hfi W.L.,~  and the W.A. I wish each and  every one of you a Merry  Christmas.  Mrs. Melville Lovell.  IN MEMORIAM  ARMOUR ��� In loving memory of a dear husband and father, Samuel Benjamin, who  passed away December 10,  1954.  Nothing can ever take away  The love a heart holds dear,  Fond   memories linger   every  da*y������"-''������" * "  Remembrance keeps him near.  Sadly missed by all the family.  ���'        ' ; " -' ���- -   ��� i ���-  ,   - ������ ���    *    ���*    ,,.,'j..   ,,*.',.      *-     '..''��� .j *""*''���*���  A place to/get*^*kevdu16;v*^rvice.r:  W�� suggest local' grojp^ frie#/  halt chicken. with French fried  potatoes from  DANNY'S. Ph.  Gibsons 140.,;  uii.. ..... T  i.vv'-.'-i'.-***"   ���������*���������.������   ���-      "    ��������� '  NOTICE  Take' notice that John David-  York is truly indebted to Suh-  nycresi; Diesel and Automotive  Repairs, Gibsons, B.C. in the  amount of Two Hundred and  Twentyhfive dollars, plus tires,  storages and legal. fees, oni  1952 Oldsmobile 88, Serial No.  13611D01212, Enginfe No.A  C7055, Licence No? 266-693. If  this amount is still unpaid as  of Dec. 31, 1959, this car will  be sold at the above address.  WATCH REPAIRS  For Guaranteed Watch and  Jewelry Repairs, see Chris 3  Jewelers, Sechelt. Work done on  the premises. tfn  WANT AD RATES  Condensed style 3 cents word,  minimwim 55 cents. Figures ih  groups of five or less, initials,  etc. count as one word. Additional insertions at half rate.  Minimum 30c.  Cards of Thanks, Engagements,  In Memoriams, Deaths and Births  up to 40 words ��1 per insertion,  3c per word over 40.?=  Box numbers 25c extra.  Cash with oBder.- A 25c charge  is made when billed.  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.  CLASSIFIED DISPLAY  Le.eals ���, 17 cents p-?r count  line for first insertion then 13c  per count line for consecutive  insertions.  Classified adver^womente dend-  l��\e 5 pm. Tuesday?  Practice piano. Mrs. A.C. Lef-  ler, Reed Rd. Gibsons 95T.  WOOD  Fir and alder for sale. Phone  Gibsons 364.  Used electric and gas ranges, also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Phone  Sechelt 3.  Top soil, cement gravel, washed and screened, road grave?  and fill. Delivered and spread.  Phone Gibsons 148M or Sechelt  22. tfn  ^ROGERS PLUMBING, phones,  store, Gibsons 339, house 105.  Beach 4 ring electric range,  like new, $59; Electric heater,  $8.50; Coffield Automatic dryer with timer and heat control, $119; stainless steel sink  $12.90; garbage burner, $37.50;  double stainless steel sinks  special $34.50; white enamel  oil stove $69; Kemac oil burn  er, $42.50; cast iron 5 sectional hot waller boiler and 1 12  section radiator, suitable for 6  or 7 room house, all in good  condtipn and guaranteed, $100-  *'W' industrial electric drills,  $19.50; No. 30 glass lined electric boilers, $77, (10 years usual guarantee); No. 40 glass  lined electric boilers $85; used  doors and windows $2.50. Free  $&very anywhere oh the Pen-  .'���ln*svila>:ii- A. ..,?;.  Service Fuels. Large loads, good  alder, some fir. Phone Gibsons  173Q.  Langley. Glass Shop, Trans-  Canada. . Highway, Langley,  B.C.;: Telephone 483. You can  save $$ here. "We will cut to  size, deliver and install those  large picture windows for you.  Sample prices of new glass*  5' x.8' $40; 5' x 10' $50; 16"  x S-i.''' mirrors $2.65. We are up  this way several times a month  and can deliver to you.       tfn  Oysters are good for you ���  every month of the year. Buy  them farm-fresh ... They are  delicious. Oyster Bay Oyster  Co., R. Bremer, Pender Harbour. TUrner 3-2686.  WANTED  A good   home  for  a   spayed  young  female  dog,  especially  fond of children. Phone 3IX,  . Sechelt.  Wanted by a needy family,  baby buggy. Phone collect to  Mrs. W, A. Kennedy, Sech. 174  Used furniture, or what have  you? Al's Used Furniture, Gibsons Phone 243.  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 248  or better still call at our office"  We will  be  pleased   to  serve  you  DRUMMOND REALTY  (Are   have buyers, and require  listings  Always has good buys  Notary Public  Gibsons Phone 39  PROPERTY FOR SALE  RETIRE OR WINTER  ON THE SUNSHINE COAST  Registered subdivision lots,  partly cleared with water, .  light, phone. 57' lots, $275 full  price, Vz acre sea view, $675  F. P. Wz, $1000. Half mi. to  beach, Wz mi. to Super-Valu.  Accommodation or help while  you build. No building restrictions. A. Simpkins, R. R. 1,  Gibsons, B. C.  5.73 acres on North Rd., 4  roomed house and other building, fruit trees, full plumbing,  electricity, year round water,  Mile and a half past Schooi  Hall. James A .Stewart, Gibsons.  Attractive house on large lot,  Beautiful sea view. Fruit trees  and garden. Ph. Gibsons 83M  FOR RENT  ANNOUNCEMENTS     (Coni'd)  Sewing machine and small appliance repairs. Speedy service. Bill Sheridan, Selma  Park. Phone Sechelt 69X or  Gibsons 130. 2-12-c  Painting, interior and exterior,  paper hanging, hourly or contract. Reasonable rates. Estimates free. Ron Orchard, Se  chelt 69X. tfn  Spray and brush painting, also  paper hanging. J. Melhus. Phone  Gibsons  33. 4-6-1  A Christmas treat  ������^ v?>' t*  DIRECTORY  3 bedroom house with oil furnace and basement in Selma  Park. Ph. Sechelt 219 or 189.  3 room partly furnished waterfront suite, $40 per month. Ph.  Gibsons 82R, Oscar Johnson,  before  12 noon.  Modern 4 room waterfront  cottage, Halfmoon Bay. CR.  Parkin, 700 Broughton, Vancouver,'Ph. MU 1-0897.  2 bedroom unfurnished cottage  waterfront, Hopkins" Landing,  oil stove and heater. 479 Westminster Highway, Richmond,  or Phone CR 8-5203.  Santa Claus suit. Phone Gibsons 154M,  evenings.  1 "  3 bedroom house, waterfront,  Hopkins Landing. Phone WE  3-4411.  Furnished 3 room house, suit  active couple or pensioners.  Rent, $15. Davis Bay, nea,;  store and P.O. t). Erickson, Ph.  Sechelt 225G.  Unfurnished 4 room suite with  full bath. Bright and clean,  easy to heat, on waterfront.  Gibsons 309 or 80. '"''._  ANNOUNCEMENT  Old country Bricklayer, fireplaces, c*b4mneys, altfrations,;  some stone work. Phone (gibsons 428R.  For Fuller Brush Product5?,  phone W. Dooly, Sechelt 99R.  Backhoe available for all types  of digging. Phone Gibsons 13  Sanded ready to paint furniture: 5 drawer chests, $25.95:  4 drawer, $22.95; 3 drawer.  $20.95. 6 drawer Mr. and Mrs.  S38.95; six drawer desk, arbor-  ite top and stool, $39; 4 drawer  student desk $26.95; 2 step  folding stools $6. Kitchen cabinets and furniture custom  built to order. Galley's Woodworking shop. Ph. Gibs, 212W.  TIMBER CRUISING  K.M. Bell, 2572 Birch St., Vancouver 9, Phone REgent 3-0683  Tree  falling,  moving lower  Insured work  Ion to Pender  Gibsons 337F.  topping, or re-  limba for view,  from Port Mel-  Harbour. Phone  Marvin Volen.  tfn  NEED A WELL DUG  Wells dug,  cribbing put in.  pumps  installed  Phone Gibsons 157  IROGERS PLUMBING Gibsons  Store 339, Residence 105Y.  I will come and lay out your.  N plumbing job for you, all the  rough in measurements, lend  you the tools free. The all-  copper job costs you no more.  All the tools you need are a  hacksaw and torch. Do it your  self.  Your    printer    is    as near �����*���'  your telephone at 45-Q  Municipal Voting Dec. 17  RE-ELECT REG   ADAMS  L.  GORDON  BRYANT  NOTARY   PUBLIC  at  Jay-Bee Furniture and  Appliance Store  Office Phone,  Gibsons 99  House Phone. Gibsons 119  PENINSULA  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  All Types of Accounting  Problems Expertly Attended  Village Enterprises Bldg.  Sechelt  Office Open 9 a.m. ��� 5 p.m.  Daily  Phone Sechelt 37  TELEVISION  SALES AND  SERVICE  Dependable Service  RICHTER'S  RADIO -  TV  Fine Home Furnishings  Major Appliances  Record Bar  Phone  Sechelt 6  A. M. CAMPBELL  REFRIGERATION  SALES AND SERVICE  Commercial Domestic  West Sechelt Ph. 212R  D. J. ROY, P. Eng., B.C.L.S-  LAND. ENGINEERING  SURVEYS  P.O. Box 37. Gibsons  1334 West Pender St..  1  Vancouver 5       Ph MU 3-7477  i CLYDE  PARNWELL  s Ty SERVICE  I Radio   and   Electrical   Repairs  Evening  calls a   specialty  Phone Gibsons 93R  Marine   Men's   Wear  We carry a full line of men's  '.,...    clothing and accessories  'Suitsv Tailored to Measure  ��� Branded line of Work Clothe*  ' Footwear and Luggage  <;��       Jewellery ��� Watches  .A?'    Clocks, Electric Shavers  v . Watch Repairs  T?       Phone 2, Gibsons, B.C.  r��y.  : : r���  .,     THRIFTEE DRESS SHOP  "Personalized  Service"  5 y- Agents -  <<       Brown Bros. Florists  ? Anne's Flower  Shop  ��� Phone Gibsons 34A  =C and S SALES,;SERVICE  i*. Agents for  ;. Propane Gas  Combin-ation Gas Ranges  1        Sales and Installations  v Free Estimates. :       :��� ���>.  .���:������ Electric and Gas Hot Plates  ;��� FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS  cv Phone 3 Sechelt  PENIiSTSULA FUELS  W.  FUHRMANN, prop.  Wood, coal, Prest-o-loga  Phone Gibsons 367M  A.   E.   RITCHEY"  TRACTOR WORK  Clearing,  Grading,  Excavating  Bulldozing, Clearing Teeth  FOR RENTAL  Arches, Jacks, Pumps  Air Compressor, Rock prill  Phone Gibsons 176  WIRING  |See Dave Gregerson for your  wiring and electric heating.  '* Pender Harbour  Phone TU 3-2384  MARSHALL'S   PLUMBING  CHEATING  &  SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134, 329 or 33  f SIM ELECTRIC LTD.  ) all types  ELKCTRICAL  WORK  Phone Sechelt  161  Evenings   130.  ; AT YOUR SERVICE  Dump trucks for hire  Building  Gravel,   Crush  rock,  Bulldozing,, Backhoe and  Loader.  Basements and Culverts  Ditch digging, etc.  ROY  GREGGS  Halfmoon Bay       Sechelt 183G  C. E. S1COTTE  BULLDOZING SERVICE  Land  Clearing  Road Building  Lodging ��� Landscaping  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 2S2 ��� Gibsons  ���"->vJ��v  Candy - cane cake for a  Christmas treat, with homemade candy-cane ice cream, is  delicious and eye appealing  Use sweetened condensed milk  as a base, mix in crushed peppermint stick candy for flavoring and sprinkle on cake and  ice cream for garnish. Hook  small canes around the edge  of the cake.  Here is  the  Magic   Peppermint Ice Cream recipe:  % cup Wz 15 oz. can) Sweetened Condensed  Milk.  Vz cup water   *  1 cup whipping cream.  1     cup    crushed    peppermint  ���'.���tick  candy.  Set refrigerator control at  coldest point. Mix sweetened  condensed milk and water.  Chill. Whip cream to custardlike consistency and fold into  chilled mixture. Pour into  freezing tray and cover tray  ���with waxed paper. Freeze to  a firm mush (about one hour).  Turn into chilled bowl. Break  up with fork and beat with  rotary egg beater until fluffy  but not melted. Fold in crushed candy. Quickly return to  tray and cover again with  waxed paper. Return to freezing unit  and chill until firm.  Parent's Nisht CIlUFCh  SerVHJCS  SMITH'S HEATING  CHIMNEY**& OIL STOVES  SERVICED ,  Phone Gibsons 22B  First Sechelt Cub Pack recently held a Parents' Night  when the following were invested as Cubs: Billy McKee,  David Naud, Greg Menzies,  Robin Warn, George Schroe-  der and Graham Hendy-  Scoutmaster Frank Newton  presented a collectors' proficiency badge to Ray Moscrip.  In his remarks when making  the presentation he stressed  the importance of 100 percent  co-operation between the boy  and parents.  Herb Stockwell of the district Scouts council presented  a first star to Danny Gory.  Followng a display of Cub activities refreshments were serv  ed by the ladies auxiliary.  DIRECTORY (Coniinued)  PENINSULA     CLEANERS  Cleaners  for the Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone  GIBSONS 100  MISS BEVERLY GREVELING  Your AVON representative  Phone Sechelt 228M   .'���  PENINSULA TV  Sales and Service  ...   Headquarters for  . FLEETWOOD  RCA VICTOR  HALLICRAt+TERS  TV ��� Radio ��� Hi-Fi  Phone Gibsons 303  See us for all your knitting  requirements. Agents for Mary  Maxim Wool.  GIBSONS   VARIETIES  Phone Gibsons 34R  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES  LTD. V  "WE CARRY THE STOCK"  Phone Gibsons 53  LET US HELP YOU  '-*       PLAN NOW  SAND ��� GRAVEL  y)    CEMENT  BUlkjtfNG MATERIALS  TRUCK & LOADER RENTAL  FOR DRIVEWAYS,- FILL, etc.  SECHELT  BUILDING   SUPPLIES  Phone Sechelt 60  Evenings, 173 or 234  . Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  Radios,   Appliances,  TV  Service  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized GE Dealer  FOR ANYTHING ELECTRICAL  call  Sun-Co Electric Co. Ltd.  WIRING and HEATING  We Serve the Peninsula  Bob Little ��� Phone Gibsons 162  Gravel Hauling and Topsoil  Ditch Digging and Culverts  Bulldozing  Phone FRANK WHITE  TUrner  3-2392  HILL'S. MACHINE SHOP  Gold Weld Process  Engine BlocS;, Repairs  Arc, Acy. Welding  Precision Machinists  Phone 54 Residence 152  GIRSONS~PLBMBING  Heating, Plumbing  Quick, efficient service  Phone Gibsons 401R  ANGLICAN  Si. Bartholomews,    Gibson*  11:15  a.m.   Matins  11:15 a.m.  Sunday School  Si. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  3:00 p.m., Evensong  Sunday School   11.00 A.M.  St. Hilda's    Secheli  7.30 p.m. Evensong  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  UNITED  Gibsons  9.45 a.m. Sunday School  11  a.m. Divine Service  Roberts C"eek. 2 p.m.  Wilson   Creek  3:30 p.m. Divine Service  Sunday School 11 a.m.  PORT MELLON  The Community Chusch  7:30 p.m. Evensong  -��� ^ - ST.- VINCENT'S -   Holy Family, Sechelt,    9 ajn.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10.30 a.m.  Port Mellon,   first  Sunday  ol  each month at 11.35 a.m.  PENTECOSTAL  9.45 a.m. Sunday School  11  a.m. Devotional  7:30 p.m. Evangelistic Service  y Mid-week services as  announced  CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS  Church service and Sunday  School, 11 a.m. in Roberts  Creek United Church  Bethel Baptist Church  7:30  P.M.,  Wed.,  Prayer  11:15 A.M., Worshio Servie*  Pender Harbour Tabernacl*  12:00 a.m. Morning   Service  7:30 p,m, Wednesday    Pray*  er Meeting  Mrs. B. Wyton  Mrs. Bertha Wyton, 79, who  lived in Gibsons, area since  1911, died Dec. 1. The funeral  was held Sat., Dec. a with a  service at St. Bartholomew's  Anglican Church with Rev.  Denis Harris officiating. Burial was made . in,. the family  cemetery. Graham Funeral  Home was in charge.  Mrs. Wyton was.feorn in England and came to Canada  in  1910 and lived for a short  while at Brandon,. Manitoba.  She moved   to   Vancouver in  1911 and Gibsons area in 1913  then Williamson's Landing in  "J 924 where she lived till she  died. Her husband died in  1945.  She leaves two daughters,  Mrs. G. Cross of Williamson's  Landing and Mrs. G. Cook of  Gibsons. There is also a son,  Charles in Gibsons.  She also leaves seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. A sister is Mrs. F. Pillar  of White Rock. There are two  brothers in England.  Pt. Mellon perty  A Christmas party sponsored jointly by Local 297 and the  Community Association at  Port Mellon will be held for  children Saturday, starting at  2 p.m. in the Community Hall.  Santa Claus is expected at 3  o'clock when presents will be  distributed. Entertainment and  refreshments will follow. Ia  the '.eveai^ej tha��rr will be a  teenage dsaiice* in th -0 Community Hall. 6    Coast News, Dec. 17, 1959.  ance pianne  A4 the Dec. 3 Pender Harbour PTA meeting the problem  of student passes for this area  was delegated to students council.  Tickets are to be sold in advance for the New Year's Eve  Dance to be held at Madeira  Park Community Hall.  Mr. Shaughnessy reported on  Cub movements and announced a social evening is planned  for Cubs and parents of Cubs  for Dec. 15.  Tbe panel discussion on Discipline proved informative.  Panel members were John  Daly, Discipline in the Home;  Dr. Paetkau, Self-Discipline;  and Arnold Tjorhom, Discipline in School.  Don't    allow    children to play  with   or   near   portable   heaters.  Don't   place   a   portable  heater  close   to   bedding,   curtains   or  other combustibles.  Halfmoon  By PAT WELSH  The annual Christmas  school concert and Christmas  tree for pupils of the Halfmoon  Bay school and pre-school children will be held Fri., Dec. 13  at 8 p.m. in Surtees Hall. Santa Claus will present gifts to  all the children. A concert by  the pupils will follow.  Members of Halfmoon Bay  Hospital Auxiliary enjoyed a  delightful smorgasbord Dec. 6  at the home of the president,  Mrs. E. Smith, Secret Cove.  The long table illumined with  tall blue tapers was most attractive with its vast array of  good things to eat, to which  the members did full justice.  Contests were enjoyed, winners being M. Meuse, B.  Graves and G. Jorgensen.. Mrs.  Edna Brooks presented the hostess with a bouquet of flowers  from   the   group.  Present  There's something  wwWUil I Willi/  about  eaotam's  OLD  &.-..���?&&  &.*&>&-������  Try it ��� and taste  its SPECIAL flavour  ��  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the l  Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia  were Mesdames Q. Burrows,  Edna Brooks, Eileen Brooks,  ivx. Meuse, Ci. Curran, G. Rutherford, B. Graves, G. Jorgensen, L. Ayres, R. Warne, L.  Hamilton, B. Robinson, G. Nygard and P. Welsh.  The new projector purchased by the Welcome Beach Recreation commission was given  a workout on the night of Dec.  4 at the Community Hall. Projectionist: was R. Holgate. Colored slides pertaining to square  dancing were s-liown along  with travel films. Square  dancing was enjoyed afterwards and refreshments served. Maurice Hemstreet was  caller.  On Wed., Dec. 16 at 2 p.m.  there will be a showing of travel films to Hawaii and eastern coast points in the Welcome Beach Community Hall.  It will be sponsored by the  Recreation Commission. There  will be an admission charge.  Films are being shown by  courtesy of B.C.E.  Joan Brooks sustained a fractured collarbone when she fell  while playing volley ball in  the school playground last  week. She is now in a cast.  The monthly meeting of the  Redwel Ladies Guild was held  at the Community Hail Dec. 2  with Mrs. P. White in the chair  Further meetings are adjourned until the first Wednesday  in February.  Mrs. J. Meikle, one of the  local Ground Observers Corps  for he R.C.A.F. received a letter of commendation from  headquarters in Vancouver for  invaluable aid in reporting  movements of a small plane  that crashed with the loss of  two lives recently near Nanaimo. Mrs. Meikle observed the  plane flying over Texada and  in this* direction ostensibly  looking for a place to land. It  headed off in the direction of  Nanaimo and Mrs. Meikle notified Air Sea Rescue immediately who followed up on her  report.  Weekend guests of the Frank  Lyons were G. Laird, B. Blair  and R. Saunders, all of Vancouver.  Open windows  If you stay in your car with the  motor running while waiting for  help, ' keep windows open to  avoid the possibility of monoxide  poisoning.  Use" extreme caution when  walking for help on highways or  expressways. At night, try to  wear or carry a light-colored article or flashlight.  Printed Pattern  91 SO  WAIST \  24"-32"  &c$i���>m ili&*^ft*��j  Two seams plus waistband ���  presto! A ��� new skirt with . optional tabs to double your wardrobe. Team it with smart tops  for work, play, school. Choose  tweedy rayon  or cotton.  Printed Pattern 9130: Misses'  Waist Sizes 24, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32.  Size 28 takes 1% yards 54-inch.  "Printed   directions  on   each  pattern part. Easier, Accurate.  Send FORTY CENTS (40c) 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  ordinated front of social services to all citizens by incorporating under the department  of welfare all mental health  and correctional services. He  felt a travelling team of professional  people providing ju  venile court services to smaller  communities would prevent  the increase of juvenile delinquency. Larger communities  would set up their own professional teams with the aid  of  provincial  grants,  he said.  Tony Gargrave, MLA, CCF,  Mackenzie, was nominated for  the fourth time Saturday evening at Powell River to contest the next provincial election. Mr. Gargrave expects ths  election in June of  1960.  This will be the eighth consecutive time that the name  Gargrave has been on tlie general election ballot in Mackenzie. From 1937 to 1949 his  brother Herbert Gargrave was  a candidate, being elected to  the legislature on two occasions.  Speaking to the nominating  meeting Mr. Gargrave told his  supporters that the premier  would call election when it  best suited the premier and to  be ready for an election in  1960. Mr. Gargrave estimated  June as the election month.  With, the old line parties  split three ways the chances  of the CCF winning 27 seats  were good, he said.  Mr. Gargrave wa�� nominated unopposed by a mail ballot  of the CCF membership in his  300 mile long riding. The gues"-  speaker was Dave Barrett, a  fellow CCF candidate from  Dewdney. The chairman of the  meeting was Harold Chapman.  Listing demands for the riding Gargrave promised support for new and improved ferry services to the Island and  Vancouver, a new bridge to  Wild wood, more adequate  grants to villages and municipalities, and a better highway  connection to the Langdale  ferry on the Sechelt Peninsula.  Provincially, he said, a government was needed who will  protect our natural resources  in forest land and hydro power  from outside promoters who  regard this province as occupied by colonials ripe for exploitation. Better welfare services for young and old; more  old fashioned honesty in public affairs; and more ministerial interest in the development  of Tweedsmuir Park was also  needed, he said.  With an obvious reference  to the guest speaker at the  meeting, Dave Barrett, Mr.  Gargrave said civil servants  should have the same complete freedom of political activity as any other citizen.  A new system of circuit  courts for juvenile delinquents  was advocated at Powell River  Saturday evening by Mr. Barrett.  "We need these circuit courts  because, at present, punishment instead of prevention is  the focus of our existing court  system. The old method only  puts juvenile crime in cold  storage. When the emotional  problem thaws we have adult  criminals," he said.  "The old system costs money in property losses, goal and  court expenses, police protection and wasted tax moneys."  Mr. Barrett envisioned a co-  Same Night ��� Same Time ��� Same Place  ADMISSION: 1 Card $2 ��� 3 Cards $5  including tax  VVB      JL i  GIBSONS SCHOOL  HALL���8 p.m. SHARP  PRIZE LESS THAN $10  Proceeds for Xmas hamper fund  SUNSHINE COAST WELFARE FUND  gers Plumbin  PRICES LOWER THAN THE CATALOGUES  SOME LESS THAN WHOLESALE  3/4" Copper    32c 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      $12.90  4" Soil Pipe     $4.95 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 $1.39 per foot  1/2" Hard Copper Tubing, 12 ft. lengths .. 20c per foot  1/2" Elbow, copper    10c  1/2" Tee, copper   15c  No Corrode Pipe, 8 ft. lengths     Perforated ...   $4.00  8 ft. lengths 3V2 in    $2.95  also Crosses for Septic Drains  WE NOW SELL PLASTIC PIPE & FITTINGS  1/2" to 2" ��� S & S Catalogue Prices  No. 40 GLASSLINED ELECTRIC TANK  2 Elements ��� 3,000 Watts ��� 10 Years Guarantee  ONLY  $86  No. 30 GLASSLINED ELECTRIC TANK  1 Element ��� 10 Years Guarantee  ONLY $77  SAVE AT LEAST $10  JACUZZI PUMPS ��� we sell them for less  also DURO PUMPS  JACUZZI AQUAMAT PUMP UNIT COMPLETE  WATER SERVICE ��� SPECIAL    $97.50  ANYTHING YOU DON'T WANT WE  REFUND YOUR MONEY  ��Sftw* Coast News, Dec. 17, 1959.    .7  Guaranteed Watch &  Jewelry Repairs  Chris* Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  By PHYLLIS M. HODGSON  Who first thought of decorating Christmas trees? The question has been asked thousands,  of times in varying tone of voice.  A voice tinged with wonderment  when the tree stands straight  and beautiful, glittering with  angel-hair, the lights hanging  like   blossoms   and the  Star of  Hello! my little folks!  Christmas party for children, up to 5 years will  be on December 21 at 7.30 p.m.  If possible phone name of child coming  DUTCH BOY STORE  Phone GIBSONS 3  Sechelt Motor Transport Ltd.  BUS SCHEDULE  FOR CHRISTMAS DAY ONLY  P.M.  A.M.  Lv   12.35  9.30  Vancouver  11.00       4.20  2.50  11.40  Gibsons  850       2.10  Ar     3.25  12.10  Sechelt         Lv  8.10       1.30  1.20  Madeira Park  12.25  215  Earl Cove  11.50  4.10  Powell River  Lv     9.45 A.M  The late'afternoon trips from Vancouver and Powell  River will both be cancelled^  Tine Management and Staff would:like to take  this opportunity to wish all our patrons a Merry  Christmas and a prosperous New Year.  LOOK  WHAT GAS  t  The water it brings yw  is heated by GAS!  Fast Gas. So quick on the recovery that as you use water, it's  heating more. Efficient Gas. No  -wait, no waste. Water's hot when  you want it, hot as you like it.  Dependable Gas. Your hot water  supply seems never-ending, wash  day, bath day, any day, all day!  Economical Gas. Because ifs Gas,  & smaller, size water heater keeps  pace with greater demands! Fast,  Efficient, Dependable, Economical,  You just can't beat modern Gas!  GIBSONS   HARDWARE  Phone GIBSONS 33  A. An LLOYD, Garden Bay  Phone TU 3-2853  C  &  S  SALES  Phone SECHELT 3  J  Bethlehem  almost   touching  the  ceiling.  But with merely bewilderment  in the question when. the tree  persists in leaning awry, the  angel-hair with its stinging little barbs clinging more readily  to neck and arms than to the  tree, and one by one the gay  little lights give a saucy blink  and pop out.  Today, two thirds of our homes  centre their yuletide gaiety  around lighted Christmas trees.  There are many versions, of the  lighted- Christmas tree in the  home.  Some say the idea originated  centuries ago with the primitive  tribes. These tribes worshipped  nature and they brought small  trees indloors, not as decorations,  but with the idea of bringing- nature indoors to worship.  Another version tells of Martin  Luther walking through the forest one night. The stars in the  winter sky twinkling through  tall evergreens made such an  impression upon him, on reaching home he tried to describe  the scene. Words failed him. Going back into the forest he returned with a small fir tree and  placed tiny lighted candiles on  it to show the effect of stars  shining through the trees.  Through the years, other decorations have been added. The  first decorations were simple arrangements made from tufts of  Did you  Remember - -  to take home a few extra toys?  If    you     are expecting two or  three neighbourhood small fry to  drop in' you can be sure six will  show up.  And     three  toys aud  six   children   do   not ��� enhance  "Peace on Earth."  Did You  Remember . .  .'..'...  to'   check' the    Christmas   tree  lights?   Not day   before  yester.--  day.   Not   last week. "VV'e mean  right now. A few stores are still  open   and you can supply .new  ones. Better pick up a few more  ornaments too. - - ���������-  Did You Remember  ...  that you  told  all   those   people  to. drop in for refreshments tonight? Better check on the cake? '  cookies, '"soft   drinks  and other ;  goodies.       ���������-������  Did- You Remember  . '-. .      ���  those    last    minute    Christmas  cards? If not, you can send telegrams to  friends too far away.  You can even have a messenger  call   at    your   house while the .  guests-yqu invited in for snacks  are  there,   and probably   everybody will remember someone far  away who should have a Christmas greeting. '"  Did You Remember ...  to hang some kind of Christmas  decoration outside the house, so  passing    strangers    may    enjoy  some of the Christmas glow that  is  in your home and reflect it  around!  your  town?   Remember,  everyone   has a    part   in   this  Christmas  cheer,  not  just your  small circle, and the more cheer  you scatter, the more  you  will  gather.  Port Mellon  By  Mrs. J. Macey  Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Brown  and son Eric spent several days  in Vancouver recently. They  met Mrs. Brown's sister, Miss  Muriel Bowles of Montreal,  at the airport. Miss Bowles  will spend Christmas here with  the Browns before returning  home in the east.  Wendy Ann, daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Coleopy  was christened by Rev. Denis  Harris at St. Bartholomews  Anglican church in Gibsons,  Sunday morning, Dec. 6. Mr.  and Mrs. Coleopy stood proxy  for godparents, Mr. and Mrs.  Charles Fullford of Vernon,  B.C. Both grandmothers, Mrs!  S. Coleopy and Mrs. A. Full-  ford were present. After the  christening Mr. and Mrs. Coleopy entertained relatives and  friends at a luncheon at their  home.  The W.A. of the Port Mellon  Community church held their  meeting and Christmas party  at the home of Mrs. W.W.  Brown. Members this year each  contributed $1 to buy subscriptions to magazines for St.  Mary's Hospital at Pender  Harbour. After' the short business meeting games and re-  /���" shments were enjoyed by  all.  cotton, strings of berries, colored popcorn and tiny wax candles  in shiny tin holders. Today is a  different story. The simple homemade craments are a thing of  the past.. Multi-color electric  lights have taken the place of  the wax candles. The strings of  berries and popcorn have given  way to garnish factory made ornaments.  The custom of erecting  gaily  decorated trees iri pubilc places  for all to enjoy, is surely one of  out nicest Christmas customs.  Perhaps the most famous of all  outdoor decorated trees is Christmas Tree Lane in Altadena California.  This mile long avenue owes  its origin to Captain Woodbury.  While serving with the armed  forces in India. Captain Woodbury was so enthralled by the  beauty of the cedars growing on  the slopes of the Himalays, he  brought seeds back and planted  them on his ranch. Through the  years the seedlings have bee a  transplanted until now, more  than two hundred large cedars  border this road.  In 1920 the local Kiwanis sponsored the lighting of this avenue  of trees. As darkness falls, more  than ten thousand multi-color  lights twinkle through the lajy  cedars, attracting thousands of  people who travel great distances for a glimpse of this  Christmas magic. Magic that iv-  spires that spirit of goodwill toward men.  While many of the old Christmas customs have changed witji  the years, the lighted Christmas  tree with the Star of Bethlehem  shining from its top-most branch,  remains a cherished tradition of  the Christmas season, emanating  joy to the world.  Ltd.  SAVE M��m.Y  Frame Kits from  14 Vz to 30 ft.  Brandlmayr Hulls  Finished   or  unfinished  14^/2 to 30 ft.  ALL  PRICES  F.O.B.  We stock   Fiberglass  and all  Marine Safety and Boat  Equipment  BEACH AVE. WEST  ROBERTS CREEK  Prone Gibsons 216Y  tMmimminimnnnmaniimiiMiiiHiMagjuimB  WATER   WELL  luniiMiawa  Contact  TOTEM   RKALTY  GIBSONS  Phone  NORTH VANCOUVER  WATERWELL   DRILLERS  356 West 23rd���North Vancouver  Sontract ors & Homebuilders  THE   FINEST   IN   ALUMINUM  SASH LESS.   SLIDING   WINDOWS  GUARANTEED COMPLETELY  CONDENSATION FREE  N.H.A. Approved  Contact RON  FORBES c/o  Clearlite Industries  7465 Griffith Ave., S. Burnaby  Phone iLA 6-7835  |5.'.i  iu%innm iiiHiiinimiMiim mii  imwt n**mm* *n*ww*8*mamw*t*n\nnn9m*nmmawar\^  ;��i��i$i&di&$idi0i$idi^  -.-^���W,-:.*   ���*�����:���'  Revlon - 4711 Cologne - Coty;  Lentheric - %ardleys  FOR MEN: Stag - GiftlSets  Chocolates  Always a welcome GIFT  TERRY'S of YORK  CADBURY'S ��� ROWNTREE  ��� FRY'S ��� DUNCAN  A PRICE TO SUIT  EVERY TASTE  Automatic Electric  Eyo  Cameras  Movie Projectors &  Movie Cameras  8 M. M. Movie Cameras  *  so you can save *    ^  all the fun of *  Christmas In pictures  ��a^��i  BROWNIE FLASH OUTFITS  for snapshots  Telescopes,   Microscopes  $6.95  K00AK 35mm OUTFITS  for color slides  BROWNIE MOVIE KITS  for movie-making  P,R ! *S-*iC-'��.������*���?' P T  SPECIALISTS  6T5EGHILT (f% ��IBSGNS���^  ���?*i��!��;t?tt*!��?*;t!<f!^^  GIBSONS  426 Police Court  Traffic and liquor offences  made up the docket of Magistrate Andrew Johnston's court  during the past week.  Bernard Mulligan of Gibsons was fined S20 for toeing  a minor in possession of beer.  Eight bottles of beer were  seized. Mulligan was fined a  further $10 for driving through  a stop sign.  Nick Toker of Burnaby was  fined S10 for driving across a  double  white line.  Gladys Joe of Sechelt was  fined $15 for driving a car  without a drivers' licence.  John Bently of West Vancouver paid a $10 fine for driving across a solid white line  on the highway and Claude  Jordan of New "Westminster  was fined $10 for a similar offence.  Drinking liquor in a public  PAINTER  30 years experience  PAINTING  Interior & Exterior  PAPERHANGING  Workmanship     Guaranteed  First Class Work  V. DAOUST  Phone GIBSONS 263G  Coast News, Dec. 17, 1959.    3  place near Earl's Cove cost  Ronald Lorey of "Vancouver a  $50 fine.  Alexander Baron also of  Vancouver was fined $30 for  driving without due care and  attention.  Norman Stewart, Gibsons;  George Samsin. "Westview;  Bobert Farewell, Wilson Creek  Maurice Rcbery, E?r?ondale,  and Charles Clarke, Westview,  were fined $25 each for speeding on Highway 101.  HOME FOR CHRISTMAS  Miss Susanne Wigard of Selma Park and Misses Judy and  Jeannie Lawrence of Sechelt  are coming home Friday, Dec.  18 from Chesterfield Hall  school, Kelowna, to spend the  holiday with their parents.  CHRISTMAS STORE HOURS  OPEN   WEDNESDAY   ALL   DAY  and  EVENINGS TIL 9 p.m.     ���     DEC 21���22���23  HOWE SOIM 5-10-15 CENT STORE  Roberts Creek Service & into Body  Roberts Citeek, B.C.  COMPLETE AUTO BODY REPAIRS & PAINT  CHEVRON GAS & OIL SERVICE  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  Phoiie Gibsons 177R���Night Service Gibsons 220W  Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ��� Sundays 10.30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  1  cV  o  <���>  &  FDR  STAFF   HOLIDAYS  DEC. 25 to JAN.  1  Hilltop Building Supplies Ltd.  and  Smith & Peterson Construction Ltd.  BE PRACTICAL WIS YEAR  Good assortment of SLIPPERS for the family  DRESS SHOES for your holiday parties  PURSES from $1.95 to ��15.95  RUBBER FOOTWEAR of all types  PHONE ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO  Wigard's Shoe Store  Phone SECHELT 25G  HI BAIL WITH  BLACK BALL^l  to and from  SECHELT PENINSULA  POWELL RIVER  Fosf, frequent Ferry Service Every Day  Reservations NOT Needed  TOPS for convenience���  TOPS for space ��� TOPS for speed  Follow The Black Ball Flag!  BLACKBALL  By  Bill Nicholls  A crowd of approximately  200 jammed Gibsons School  Hall Saturday night to cheer  on 18 young fightere in the  Peninsula Boxing Club's opening card of the season.  ' All nine bouts were exhibitions including three from "Vancouver.  In the evening's first bout,  Port Mellon's Bobby Crosby  showed a little too much experience for Jimmy Mandelkau who waa making his ring  debut.  Lloyd Sherman and Thomas  Penman Jr., a pair of seven  year olds brought the house  down in what appeared to be  the most popular fig'ht on the  card as they slugged it out toe  to toe for the full three rounds.  Tough Joey Gibson scored a  TKO over Morris Lavigne  when Morris failed to answer  the bell for the final round.  The damaging blow was a hard  right to the mid-section.  ' Other bouts included Ray  Puchalski and Paul Watson,  Rocky Zantolas and Bruce Wilson, and Mugs Mulligan and  Gene Pearl.  :" Alex Strain's Totem Athletic club provided the final three  jbouts.  ) South-paw Mellie Nahanee  fcaffled fellow club mate Louis  Miranda with his stiff overhand left and shifty footwork.  : A pair of Mission athletes,  Ed Williams and Don Edwards  provided the semi wind-up in  a battle of 125 pounders.  j Tlie much heralded Eddie  Campbell and brother Ernie  topped off the evening with a  fine exhibition.,  \ Bobby Wilson and Len Walters did an excellent job of  refereeing the bouts. Also an  orchid to Joe O'Brien for a  colorful job of ring announcing.  KLONDYKE  RAFFLE  Winners of the Canadian Legion Gibsons branch Klondyke  night draws have been announced as follows: Grocery hamper, A. Crowe, 1504, Gibsons;  doll raffle, D. Crowhurst, 350,  Gibsons; O.B. Johnson, 151,  Port Mellon and D. Mason,  1216, Gibsons.  Canada produces- 30,000 tons of  pulp and paper every day.  Guaranteed Watch &  .   Jewelry Repairs  Chris* Jewelers  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  Work done on the Premises  Phone Sechelt 96  CHRISTMAS DINNER  Everything from Soup to Nuts      el  Tuesday, Dec. 22  11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  5 to 7 p.m.  How to display cards  If you would like to dress  up your Christmas card display this year be business-like  about it ���- by borrowing the  bulletin board idea.  It is inexpensive and easy.  All that is required is a suitably sized piece of wallboard  and, if you want to be fancy  about it, some half-round or  narrom moulding. Sometimes  these materials can be unearthed from your "let's save it, it  may come in handy" stockpile  in the basement 'but they can  always be picked up from your  local  building   supply  dealer.  The wallboard, trimmed either square or rectangular to  your requirements;, should, ibe  painted with two aims. in view  ��� to blend in with the wall  on which it is to be hung and  to   provide   a    suitable   background for the cards. Fortunately the best paint for wall-  board   is the easy to use, no  muss latex paint. This requires  no sizing for, unlike oil-based  paints,  it  is riot absorbed by  the . porous   wallboard.    Arid  practically any  shade you desire can be found in latex paint  The painted board can be  hung in hall or living room as  is, or framed with half-round  or moulding for a more finished look. Frame can be painted  to match or, for contrast, in  white or gold  to complement  IS at  Port Mellon  Norwegian passenger-cargo  ship Nordanger docked Nov. 3  She carried bran, malt and  general to the west coast of  South America. Registered at  Bergen at 8,615 dw tons, speed  17 knots.  ��� . S. S. Triton, Greek freighter  10,800 tons registered at Ithi-  ca, loaded pulp from Nov. 5  to 8. Sailed for U. K. and the  Continent with lumber, plywood, shingles and pulp. Cruising speed, 10V& knots.  S. S. Cnosage, registered at  Monrovia, Liberia, 10,745 dw  tons, speed 10 knots, a former  "Park" ship built in North  Vancouver, loaded pulp for  Puerto Rica and Philadelphia  Nov. 10 to 12.  M. S. Sigland, Oslo, Norway,  14,300 dw tons, speed "14%  knots, docked Nov. 25, loaded  then left for U. K. and Conti-'  nent via Mexico with mostly  grain and general. On docking  this vessel penetrated into the  dock some 10 feet causing  some damage.  almost any color. Then with  your prettiest cards pinned on  it, you have a decorative and  festive holiday conversation  piece.  If you have lots of cards and  lots of room you can expand  the bulletin board idea into  | screen. To or three oblong  ���panels of wallboard nailed to  ^inges of three-quarter round  |which also serve as legs) and  duitably painted, make a decorator screen..  I Either method will pose no  Storage problem after Christ-  Bias ��� bets are bulletin board  or gcreen will be grabbed by  younger members of the family -for year-round pinup duty  in their room.  DUTCH BOY STORE  Phone GIBSONS 3  Attention...  ������������*���  ������������*��  ���������������  ���������������  last minute shoppers!  We still have a good stock of  ���������������  ������������-  GIFTS  XMAS DECORATIONS  DOLLS, WAGONS  BABY STROLLERS  TRICYCLES, etc.  YOUR  llestroliix Dealer  T  SINCLAIR  Phone SECHELT 78T  ��� ������*���  STORE   HOURS  Open All Day Wednesdays  Evenings till 9 p.m. ��� Dec- 18���21���22���23  Gibsons Varieties  Phone GIBSONS 34K  /S!'M��*W��*!#W��#f��������tflff ?�������?�������!?  ....I  4��  ������������e  ���������������  KEN'S FOODLAND  Stock up for the Festive Season  while supplies are still plentiful  m  #  BOX CHOCOLATES ��� GREETING CARDS  XMAS CANDIES ��� JAP ORANGES  and of course  ^CHiiSfii&SSEAiS  HAMS ��� DUCKS ��� GEESE  CHRISTMAS  STORE   HOURS  MON., Dec- 21 ��� 9 to 6  TUES., Dec. 22 ��� 9 to 9  WED., Dec. 23 ��� 9 to 9  THURS, Dec 24 ��� 9 to 6  KEN WATSON, Prop.  FREE DELIVERY  Phone GIBSONS 52

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