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Array Published   in   Gibsons, B.C.  March 24, 1955  Volume 9/ Number 12  PROVINCIAL.  UBR&RY  Proviaaial Library  Victor-,-a,  Bi C.  Serving the Growing  Sunshine Coast  From  Squamish  to Pender Harbour  Hiigh school students    leaving school at the end of their  high school career should obtain for    themselves    a    skill  which they can sell   if    they  want to obtain a good livelihood in the years    to    come,  was the advice of D. H. Goard,  principal   of   the   Vancouver  Vocational   Institute   informed  members   of   the   Board   of  Trade at a dinner meeting at  Danny's Monday night.  The general theme of    Mr.  Goard's talk was that:'Students   fGY 7ome" years,  should look to  .their    future ���*  and make some effort to   de-  Here is another mystery  man. He is prominent in the  life of Gibsons  and has been  While it  might be an achievement in  identifying who    he    is,    The  C!de what they would like to   Coftst Newg fa ���; offer  do as^ their life-work    instead ^expense   P-id   trip    to  plowing ythem^lyes to. Hawaii or any other point on  dT^valpng^ hoping theyy may the glob However- who is  strike a satisfactory    vocation   he? ��  as; time goes' by; \       ������~������������'��������� -.���������������, _  He argued it was   difficult  for young   people    today    to  - .nakesf^ decision;; and- it; was  just as difficult for them    to  get the right job He ��� urged  that they be careful about the  first job they take because he  said it might set a long-term  pattern from which they wiU  find difficulty in escaping. .  "Take a good long look at  that first job because it -night  become  one in    which    they  will find themseles so   fixed  they cannot get  awayi    from  .it: ���.. ���  Outlining the    growth    and  extent    of     the      Vocational  Institute of which he is prin-  oipal in Vancouver he said it  started as a government fostered  movement    back    in   the  days of the depression of the  30's, then became   a ^wartime  project. After the I wary it  expanded to its present V status.  jln; ;l9;49>therey werey.400^'s*u-:;:..  "dents and  now. there arc  ag-y  proximately 8_6.      ' ������>:f-?y~* ��� ��� *���  v   He mentioned two   Gibsons  boys (Bill McGiverh and Bob  Nygren) who  paid their ' $15   build "a $9,000 home from Mrs  monthly for their course and    shejla  Reid on Secheit high.  Burglars  Mi  Hall breakin  An attempt was made to  break into the Municipal Hall  on the night of March 14. An  effort was made* to pry open  the door and a window but  did     not     succeed,     Robert  Pender Harbour  reviews meeting  BY STAN BOWDLER  After the big   meeting    at.  Gibsons last week, everybody  is talking roads in the    HarV  bour. With the delegation    of  three from Egmont,    Clarence  Cook, secretary of   the  Community Club   and   merchants,  John , Dunlop and Cy'   Healy,  and  a  good showing;of stalwarts from the Harbour pres-^  ent, there was no danger that  the top end of the Peninsula  would be overlooked.: Not forgetting    Halfmoon   Bay    and  Redrooffs, of epurse, so    ably  represented by Messrs. Kolter-  man,. Cooper and Cormack.  *   ,. *      *'  At -iirst, it looked as though v  the meeting was going to get  completely bogged    down    in,,  the?:prohlems . of ..Port Mellon,^..  Gibsons and    Roberts    Creek, .y  Even when some of those present forgot, that it was a. meeting to talk roads in   general,  and not in particular, such as  per.-on:;;l    items   bearing      on  their own property, it was    a  fine example of democracy at  the grass roots.  Chairman Andy Johnston  was equal to anything that  came up and   his   tact - plus  ��� More than 200 attend-  ed the Roberts Creek Improvement Association meeting on  roads, Thursday night of last  wjeek in the school hal! and  really expressed their opinions  oh what they thought of roads  and road maintenance all the  way from Port Mellon to  /Pender Harbour.  black-topped, ten miles from.  Earl's Cove towards Pender  Harbour and ten miles on the  Powell River side of the northern ferryi. This made up the  30 miles announced last  week in The  Coast News.  There was also the information that some $130,000 would  be spent on preparing the  road from Sechelt towards  Pender Harbour for black-top  . ;Andy Johnston was chair- at some future date, probably  mlan and kept    .be    meeting    next year. -    . -  well in hand throughout. <  litems of interest that developed from the meeting were  the. arj-iouncement toy Evan  ^Fo'hes, deputy ' minister of  highways, who attended to  ���heht the various complaints,  th^t ten miles of the Port Mel-  - Mrs. Hughes introduced Mr.  Jones and Mr. Gargrave and  called on Magistrate Johnston  to. take over as chairman. Mr.  Johnston advised all speakers  to keep clear of personalities  and to be as brief as possible  to allow as many as possible  loh-Gibsons   road   would �� be   to air their complaints or opin  School Board invites  m Britain  'y Sechelt School    board    hae be required this coming school  eoJrnmi-ted itself to employing year.  one British teacher in the com- letters were read, and    rein^ school year, at the meet- piieS directed re the dental of-  Burns informed   the.   Village  Commission at Tuesday ever*- sense of humor kept the meeting's meeting. ing rolling    along    in    great  Apparently,    the      would-be style. Mr. Evan Jones has the  burglar or burglars were   not appearance of a statesman and  ing of school trustees, on Mon-  :.dHy, ��� '.  ���-.. The department oi education has a representative in  Britain at ihe present, in common    with    other   provinces,  fice and art work at the Bowen Island school. The play  area at the Roberts Creek  school was mentioned in connection with water draining  onto it from a rain drain. The  and he is interview-rig and re-    completion of    a    wall,    Mr.  too well equipped with burglar tools judging, from evidence checked by the RCMP.  A letter was read from the  Workmen's G o m pi <en s a t i on  board -whjch ! saidi;^tha;t:'" the  workmen jand members of^ the  Viilage^:^ommissiprt /-could;  his straightforward answers to  questions must have .made  him many friends before the  meeting was over.  ���.*.'���'*.'.   . * .���  erhiting teachers for duty in  B.(?. schools. This is an emergency xueasure, aimed at helping with the overall teacher  shortage for B.C. schools.  The board has decided that  four additional teachers    will  on completion obtained work  in Edmonton at $1.25 an hour  and after completing two  years as apprentices they can  command $2.25 an hour as  journeymen or  tradesmen    in  way at the upper turn was  passed. ToyntJee Construction  Company will construct the  house. ,  Commissioner Peterson said  he was happy to report the re-  their craft.      The school, Mr., conditioned rriotor the commis  Goard  said,  usually was able sion ordered for the fire truck  to provide jobs for those who turned  cut to be a new  mo-  complete. courses   successfully, tor and that it is now.installed  The Institute offers courses  all the way from navigation  to hair-dressing and barbering.  Ron Brackett, a Gibsons polio  victim, obtained his training  at the school in the shoemak-  ;ing trade. Mr. Goard also mentioned one chair-ridden polio  patient who was, after taking  tj course at the school, success  fully maintaining a family of    ment scheme may do  So pro  four children.  yThe school he said cost  a|)out $275,000 a year of  which about $90,000 came  from- pupil fees, and: the rest  Irom governmental grants.  There is a proposal under dis-  Tony Gargrave learned .that  you can "never underestimate  the importance of a woman.'}  coine .^ -.vlfcl^^^^^  Compensationy in���%e*'?vent'^t'r:y't*��y:''of the Roblris 'Creektiiii: *;i  an accident.    ?     :     ^    :      y"    provement    association,    Mrs.  Application for a/permit to    Monrufet,  who put Tony Von  the spot;,about not answering  some letters. He must have  made a resolution to answer  all correspondence in future:  One of the things that impressed this observer was. the  performance of most of those  who spoke from the floor.  The gentleman from Roberts  Creek who laid it on the line  like a district attorney, summing up an unbeatable case,  the clear presentation of the  case for the road in relation  to St. Mary's Hospital, delivered by Col. Johnstone, Mr.  Kolterman's well " delivered  message and that of Royal  Murdoch from the Harbour.  One got the feeling that the  people were talking to the  government���and the government, in the person of Evan  Jones and Tony Gargrave  were really going to" do something about it.  ������'���*.." ���*'���     *   ���  The, Pender Harbour people  Funnell indicated, would correct the situation.  The PTA is granted permission to rebuild the swings at  the school, provided they are  built according to specifications.  Mr. Bris'tow commented on  the improved appearance of  the school grounds at Madeira  Park school;        ".'/��� "y:"  ions. He explained he was asked to be chairman^ because the  association wanted someone  not connected with it to take  charge of  the meeting.  (Questions asked at the  meeting will be found on Page  6).  At the close of the question and answer period Mr.  Funnell, chairman of School  Board 46, thanked all who  had taken part in the meeting  and urged that the good work  started by this meeting should  not be allowed to drop. Efforts should continue "until  we get black-top," he said.   '  Mr. Gargrave pleaded for  more federal aid for roads in-  British Columbia. He thought  the Ottawa government should  offer more than a 50 percent  deal on main, highways in order to allow the provincial  government to pay more - attention to-side roads.  Mr. Jones said he had had  a "pretty tough time    but    I  ,doa't t>lame. \you;" ���* He appreciated the "'frank ^points    of  view expressed by various in  the audience. . He noted there  was a general trend    in    the  opinions of the audience    anil  that was to "spend more money." He pointed out that British Columbia    was   spending  $18 per capita On   its    roads,  while Ontario was only spending $8. He explained, why B.C.  roads cost more by    showing  ihe differences   in   road  costs  between B.C. and other parts  of Canada. Thousands of other  regions ih the province were  making similar    demands    as  were made  by;    the    meeting  and it was    not    possible    to  please them all. There  would  be $43,OOp?Q0O spent  bn  B.C.  roads this year," he said. ' .   ;  ���Dr. Hugh Inglis who arrived  in the truck and in use. A  motion to thank all who helped in the moving and installing of the motor was passed.  The fire department has decided its members will take a  first aid course under the civil  defence scheme Others who  want to take the first aid  course through the fire depart-  yiding they become second  line firement, Mr. Peterson  reported.    ...-     - .,...���  The matter of responsibility  concerning the fire alarm system now operated from the office of B.C._vTelephoiies . WaS  E. Bruce Taylor, a* present  in Roberts Creek, is president  of the new firm, CbastyJew  Timber and Lands, just established in Sechelt- The office is  in the Harry Sawyer building  next to the bus; depot-  Mr. Taylor, a _a_nily man,  is a graduate of the Royal  Military Coliege> Kiixgston, a  Civil Engixieer. During the re-  cent war*, he served for two  years as a pilot with British  Overseas Airways corporation,  and "two years as a Canadian  army? officer, in air liason.  Since that time, he has  been employed as a civil engineer in the construction and  laying cut of logging roads,  pipe lines ^transmission lines,  etc., for B.C. Forest Products,  B.C. Pulp and Paper,-the provincial government, and other  firms. He has worked on  bridge construction, and on  the PGE right of way for Man-  nix, as well as a general coa-  tractot*. ;  For the past several months,  y--.^otymb0diihed.-yaiy^Sechelt       ...,. .,.,.,_,..,.-.,....-,.,-.- - -- .-,  sclM^^uT orSereS d-smant.ec! "��� -latcf-a-hd^Wal^^^  platform hoped  that  someday  Gibsons would have  its    own  and the material made available for playground backstops,  etc. Permission was granted  for the storage of a movie projector at the Port Mellon  school temporarily, in return  for its use.  Applications were approved  for the use of the Elphinstone  auditorium for the elementary  school's spring concert, and  for the home ec. room for the  monthly! PTA  meeting.  Approval was given to the  changes now necessary in the  home ec. classroom, to accommodate two classes there, to  be done during the summer  holiday.  Tenders were opened for  supplying 25 cords of furnace  wood to the school hall. They  ranged from $9 to $18 per  cord. Because the $9 tender  was for slab wood, the tender  by George Weal, at. $10 per  cord, was accepted.  It was proposed to borrow  $18,500, as a temporary measure, pending receipt of operating funds. Application to  the  were    naturally    disappointed  .    ...        ...   _ , ,.  . ��� about the 30 miles of blacktop h_ has been exploring Periin-  chssion-for,-.tlie extension    of brought to tke^ sula lands and timber, areas,    Department    for     permission  the school to cover the entire ' the���Commission and the mat- highway    between   Halfmoon and has now definitely    cotn^    was ma��e-                        "'.'<?*  ;bl6ck where it now stands in ter laid, over  until the    next Bay and'   ^                                               business    in   Sechelt;  Vancouver,     Ihe government meeting for completion. $130,000    reconditioning     job As the Cbastview Thft&er at_d  is'also    debating    whether   it A motion    was    passed    to promised for this year    most Lands, he will fee hi the busi-  shoul-1 establish, other schools have the Village Clerk write effectively, spikes the guns of k^Ss of exploring and locating  ,?  '*������'���"*  of; a similar nature in    other  "parts of the provinces  There were courses for women, Mr. Goard said, ranging  from nursing to hair-dressing  and secretarial work.;  ���-M?v Gqard's advice to young  people was that they remain  at school until completion > of  their schooling. They think  tfiey can leave school before  they are through, and obtain  a' job but, M. Goard said, employers will not hire them because of their age. All should  complete their . high school  training if they can. The  proper thing for them to do  is to get a skill they can sell  as many now looking for  work, have not the necessary  qualifications for a job.  . Mr. Goard was introduced by  Locke Knowles and A. /E. Rit-  ���chey complimented Mr. Goard  en his  excellent  talk.  to business tax delinquents  sending a peremptory notice  demanding payment by April  1   or  prosecution  will follow.  Some stolen  cash returned  One week ago Monday the  home of James Drummond Jr.  was robbed of $84 while he  was attending a meeting of  the Volunteer Fire Department.  Later someone phohed the  RCMP and told the constable  that if he would visit a certain  shack on Seaview road he  would find a. bag and in the  bag would be some money.  The RCMP investigated and  found the shack and the bag  as directed. In the bag was  $43 cash.  the critics.  Egmont, so ably represented  by Clarence Cook has only  three�� miles to go to connect  with the main highway and it  hardly seems possible that  with the road already surveyed, the government will  fail to go ahead. But the boys  in Egmont are" plenty, worried  and with good reason. There's  slashing to be done; it's not  started yet, and the fire season is coming up fast.  timber leased, Hbing field _*sr-  aminatibns and reporting: on  such properties, and assisting  in' the financing ��_; sxnoll Jogging operatiqnat.  lalenl Night date  Talent Night finals will be  held April 30 in Roberts  Creek Community hall.  This event has been postponed owing to the prevalence  of 'flu  Judges for the final night  will be Mr. and Mrs. A. Wilson  of Vancouver.  Keep notice  board clean  The urriic-y eoridi-ioa of tfee  notice b��erd m $fre vs-fege-���  erectex- by the- courtesy of the  Women's Institute ��� was  brought to the attention of  the members, at the WI iKeet-  irrg. It vras decided iter members to take turns at fceeping  tlie board clean and carry  away old notices- In this effort the co-operation of those  using the board would be appreciated", By Jceepirig" notices  a standard X&& and using  thu-iib t_xfe5_  Firemen $ Bail  big success  All the Irishmen in the  community, as well as those  who could even claim having  _net an Irishman once, joined  the Fire Boys and their ladies  at the Annual Firemen's Ball,  held on Saturday last at Gib-  socs.  Though the crowd was not  as big as last year: it was a  happy one, and from all comments, the evening was one  of fun and laughter.  The hall was gaily decorated in the St. Patrick's Day  theme, with shamrocks even  thicker than on the "ould sod."  Tlie floor show, always a  feature of hilarity with the  Smokey Stovers, was o�� g_y  Irish jigs and reel", performed  by a group of lush _oI'--. -n.->  and their lads, costumed fur  the occasion.  hospital. He thought the roads  were somewhat of a strain oh  health, and that there was always the possibility of accidents to children. He supported the general appeal for  better roads.  " Mr.' Jones and Mr. Gargrave made short introductory  speeches.  Mr. Jones apologized for the  absence of the minister, iMr. .  Gaglardi owing to an- important cabinet meeting. He said  that in his 36 years as deputy  minister be had never had the  opportunity of visiting the  Peninsula area but now that  he was here he Was prepared  to listen to whatever criticism  there was. Before concluding  his brief remarks he pointed  out that there would be 30  miles of blacktop for this riding this summer of which lO  miles would be from Gibsons  to . Port Mellon, 10 miles on  the other side of the area from  Saltery Bay towards Powell  River and ten. miles on the  road from Earl's Cove to Pender Harbour  Mr. Gargrave said he was  pleased to see such a fine  turnout. He praised Mr. Jc-nes*  work as a deputy. Answering  Mr. Jones' query as to how  he obtained the "bombshell"  Mr. Jones intended to announce, concerning the 30  miles of blacktop and published previously in The Coast  News, Mr. Gargrave said he  obtained the information from,  the minister by asking questions on the floor of ��the  house.  Sch<  too! closed  Dr. Hugh Inglis, health officer, has ordered the Port  Mellon school closed, ��� owing  to flu, and the number- of "absentees. Sechelt School. has  silso  closed.  Gibnons sc'vk>'I arrl : high  school have re-opened, with  only 74 abser.1 from \ht high  school, compared '..with 179  the  week  before- 2 Coast News Mar. 24, 1955  Wat- Coast Jfotus  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  every Thursday, at Gibsons, B.C.  FRED CRUICE. Editor and Publisher  DO WORTMAN, Advertising Manager  Member B.C. Div.,  Canadian  Weekly . Newspapers  Association.  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising.Bureau  Box 128, Gibsons, B.C.    Phone 45W:    . ...  Authorized Second Class Mail, Post Of fice Dep^rtmeni,. Qiiawa  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos. $2; 8 mos. $1.^5; 3 mps....7,5c.  United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year ...   5.c per copy  Co-operation  the best way  This week we    talk    about  how to run  a publicity    campaign to raise funds for    nonprofit organizations    such    as  the Kinsmen Polio Fund,   the  . CNIB, Red Cross, Kiwanis and  ��� such  like.  .  Usually people behind these  drives ��� want' 'the    co-operation  of. their - newspaper.' The' Coast  News .is  ready  to     co-operate  to: the fullest   .extent,,   within  : reasonable limits.    But ��� and  this is tlie stickler facing The  Roads in this part of British Columbia ��� wer?,give���, '^^--^^^ *��  quite a going over last Thursday1 night at; the meeting call-- work. Many times we are  ed by the Roberts'Creek'Improvement'Association, * .',     .. ready to;-support this, or that.,  A long-term period of frustration reached its boiling  -campaign   but   we    haye    a  point at the.meeting and such-words :as cattle trails, terri-   >u^ ^me  -trying. ..to, find  , , , i ' ��� -.; , i.       -,     i      . .j.1 ��� somebody who. knows what is  ble and horrible were spattered-about among^ various    going ony 0nc��e; again the need  speakers. While s'ome argued   they   had   pot-nples*" Others    f0r  a publicity representative  argued they had pot holes in reverse,on.their specific, roads:....is,necessary! .--...���        ���  ..  and the mounds were worse than the. potrholes.     ;   ..���-,.<������ ���;   ���   ���        * ���:-*-  ���* ���  As -the meeting deveioped-it turned  out  that- the   ^pS^S-  prime reason for complaint wag that the taxpayers  were   /^'.plenty of generalmaterial.  not receiving what they were .paying-for.      Judging from    This.is good as far as it goes  remarks passed by more than one speaker  there  appears   .but-it does not' start to inter-,  to be ground for complaint.  .- ...���:-���:,'���������. ��� '.es.t Peninsula, people..��   ...������  *    ���        For instance    in    a    recent  It is not likely the people of Roberts Creek or r-any    campaigh we discovered, at the  It is commonplace today to  hear of getting a cat, got a  cat, and done so and so. We  will give you some reflections  on this critter's debut into the  logging business  of'the  coast,  as the   writer's    acquaintance  with these fakes, as they were  known in    those    days,    goes  back to'1917:      .'���'���'���-.���:/,-    ���"'.    ������  It goes to Deep Cove -where  I  worked . laying  plank    road  for an outfit that was hauling  plank down  from,the top    of  the mountain--with one<cf the  old originals that had a steering wheel in front and .a,four-,  cylinder for power.  The cat business laid doggo  for a long time after.that and  1926 brought.the start of the  invasion when we got the  third cat that came into B.C.  and it was the prototype of  the. machine as we know it  today.  It was gas of course and  made a notable contribution  to the logging business of that  day. The inevitable improvements came as time went on  ��� the diesel engine and; what  CATS���NOT ALLEY  BY L.S.J.  The bulldozer moved into  dirt moving with gusto arid  the astronomical sums spent  on roads, dams, and such  ���works,   brought- \ the ������  modem  brication and sealing from  mud and water were . overcome over the years is too  long a story for this page.  Perhaps it will be for future  economists and historians ���'��� to  mark this period as the, last  and best days of a stupid and  high speed'.vehicle. intbV being    to^ny unnecessary decadency.  by the quality   of;;th.e-;.'cbntin-���; ���_ .-���..._���  en-tal highways spanning   :the.        .  continent;'','," in    .all':   directions, I  Pipe lines'-..fpX instance would   .";���,..  riot hav'e;'-;;-b.e.^  Out this tool:iai&.-i%^as?":wiffh   ��� '-'Beamabouttheeasier,simpler;  a great deal of interest" :���-.that  11 saw the ingenuity of the cat  B:C.  ��� skinners on the pipeline ��� in  The main thing in. the logging business was of course,  the making of roads that enabled the trucks to follow the  timber on steep grades to the  timberline. This is the timber,  an alpine type that would  have certainly been ' left had  it not been for this combination,, no railroad would have  been able to overcome such  grades. / *  It. may be also noted- ��� here  that the Soviets quickly    cpp-  U.S. was ��� the only combatant  that took the bulldozer into  war. How the problems of lu-  other part of the province expect to have top-notch:roads;.,-last minute .that the; earnpaign.   ^as  even' more important    ^iedtheCoid sixty cat, but The  merely for the asking but when a road  is   put  in  and-a  :was not only for Gibsons'but    push blade in front, aptly call-  -tto  ..���_���,,__._'_���...,  crew of men is raid "to maintain it at a decent  -level   and ior the. entire Peninsula. This, ed a .bulldozer, made its entry  ciew oi men is paid, to maintaui .it at a aecent   level _anoi, ^^          we ,; should, ��� ���-have onto the industrial front about  there is no visbile.sign that such maintenance is effective, had af. the very   gtart   along 1931. The face of the lumber-  they have a right to complain. ���    Whether "this 'condition witn    all    other    information. ing    business    was      changed  exists on the Roberts Creek road   is. not. for   The   Coast available���so  that wecanjdo overnight, you might say.  News to' say. There is a minister of highways'in Yi.c.tbria. our,part towards helping    the It was not    understood  ^by  with a capable deputy in Evan Jones and   a   staff   under, Wje tq reach its ..objective the powbrs that   be    of   that  n .           ; .    ,              ,    ���.,'",      tit                 i    _ -              ^ The experience we have had time  but  this  tooled  machine  him and between them they should discover what'is-wiong. ^ -many caseg .g.^ we ge�� ^^ bmidhg of   inaccessible  If any action is to be taken, itshould be taken; within   a    too little,, top late. Appointy or    timber available to the logger  short period of time. , ... name some person to work-in',., with-    the     consequent'      vast  While.one section of the meeting and,of the .Penin- ���-liason ^V. y��ur   newspaper..' sums of money   in    stumpage  way   to   share  in   Canadian  industries   through   Canada's  fastest growing mutual fund; i  For full details contact your  Investors Syndicate represent? j  ative:  Write or Phone  NEV  ASTLEY  District Manager  Room  313  Pemberlon   Bldg..  Phone MA 5283  Vancouver, B.C. -  INVESTORS  Syndicate  9 '7 C A   H *  -S-SSSfe  .-. I  IM-3.;  aula did not "love their roads foreman" there were-other  and let the editor have    some   .and .royalty accruing    to    the  has  had  wide  experience   *in  this work.     '       '-  Do not' wait' until about one  abandoned by speculators and  financial institutions as having no value and this windfall  for .B.C. has, at least so far,  not been properly  recognized.  Not so  long ago our    com-  say in the handling    of    the people.    Hundreds of millions  sections that did and they urged that he have more equip- press campaign. Remember,,he of feet had  previously    been  ment to do better work.  ���Mr. Jones took quite a few notes during the course  of the meeting so now he could call a department confer- week   before . the    campaign  ence some sunny morning and give quite a dissertation .on opens to give your newspaper  what the Roberts Creek people in particular   think   about ��� something.    Small; items, pro-  roads and road maintenance. He could offer some bright 'gress reports or anything new pany took some timber off of  spots, such as the one man maintaining there are no roads that might crop up make-good the front of "a claim that   had  problems in his area because there are no roads campaign  material.  The more 260 million feet 0n it that had  problems m his aiea oecause tneie aie no loaas.     : people youget to    read   _the reverted to the government ^  Regardless of what one may think about roads   on items in. your; paper^the;jn^e ^io^ffarid we' paid  about    $8  the Peninsula, the Roberts Creek Improvement Association weight will be added to'your stumpage for it, so one leaves  has done something worthwhile in .-calling the meeting to drive-       ;      ^      ^ it to the imagination what it  allow an airing of the numerous gripes that have accumu- Let,. take the avei:age'cam.' ^unted to all over the prov-  lated.                                                                        .���'"''"'. paign.    First there is an    an-    -���' ��� ".���   The roads department in Victoria might not be too nouncement there "will be.  a  happy about gripes sufficient to warrant a public meeting  PROBLEMS?  Take  Them  To  You'll get practical help  in Gibsons, but the gripes are now public and not private.  Something has been accomplished.  vmmmmmmmmmmmmaammammmmamammmmmmmm  LEACOCK ON SCHOOL TEACHING  Stephen Leacock was a school teacher, among other  things, and it was doubtless out of his experience with the-  campaign. This could be - followed the next week with the  names of the officials .who  will head the campaign. For  another story one could explain that workers , are wanted or that there are some  workers available, and a few  more would fill out the    ros-  New booklet  about Canada  The Canadian Government  Travel bureau -has produced a  completely new 50-page four-  color illustrated booklet, Canada���Vacations  Unlimited.     It  frustrations of trying to lead minds to the light that he ter Have the chairman of the becomes the bureau's pnnci-  said Louis Kiel had spent some years alternating "between campaign issue a statement pal piece of tourist literature,  school teaching and going, partly crazy, a thing quite in-,   appealing to all to    do    their  telligible to the profession."  UN to  The Printed Word.  probe  How can society detect,  diagnose and treat the behavior problems of children before  they become delinquent?  What are the best ways' to  treat adult criminals for a return to normal life? Which of  them can profit from living  in wall-less institutions instea'd  of in close prisons?  The answers to these and  other questions on how to prevent crime and treat offenders will be probed by the first  United Nations world congress  on the subject which will begin a series of meetings on 22  August in Geneva.  Some 400 specialists from  all over the world will .take  part in the discussions, Among  them will be professors .of  criminology and research  workers, prison wardens, juvenile court' judges, physicians  and social workers.  Some of the ' delegates will  be official representatives of  their governments���85 governments, including the 60 members of the United Nations  have been, invited. Others will  represent the specialized agencies and non-governmental organizations. Still others with  a professional interest in the  field will, attend as individuals���members ��f courts for  instance.  Juvenile denlinquency and  treatment of adult criminals  are, of course,  recognized    as  ncy  serious problems by many  governments, and there has  been a good deal of research  on the subjects. But "'many  problems still remain; By  pooling ideas and experience  gained front dealing with the  bit towards making the campaign a success. Let him explain the objectives but remember it is not a mass of  words that help'. The fewer the  better.    People will not  read  depicting Canada's travel    attractions -from coast t0 coast.  The booklet, copiously illustrated with Canadian travel  scenes, all in color, covers the  ten provinces and the northern territories, and contains a  long missives unless. they have detailed map of the    country,  to. Besides   descriptions    of    the  Your  editor has  worked in provinces, the  booklet includ-  large    campaigns    where    ,a ,es an illustrated outline of the  timetable  was drawn up    re- wide range of activities offer-  specting the date or timing of ed by Canada to    its    tourist  problems  all' over  the'world,     certain   information   for  press    guests.      The National   Parks  it is expected that the Congress will help step up progress in many countries.  Part of the social approach  of the United Nations is to  stress prevention rather than  treatment of delinquents. The  congress will have before it  as a basis for discussion a report prepared by the UN Secretariat which summarizes the  results of recent regional and  international    conferences   y'  The problem of improving  conditions" in many - of the  world's prisons "is also high  oh the Congress'.. agenda. A  basic set of rules to guide  countries in the treatment. of  prisoners will be completed by  the Congress. .  . The international penal experts will also. explore" the  value of open institutions in  treating offenders. An. open  institution is one where self-  discipline replaces bars and  armed guards, and which  tries as nearly, as possible to.  resemble normal living quarters. Recommendations adopted by the Congress will be  sent to the UN Secretary-General and to the Social Commission of the Economic and Social Council.  and radio. Peninsula organizations can do the same thing  in a smaller way. Plan your  stories in advance. It is a big  help. You know where you  are going and when.  Once again,    anything    The  Coast News staff can    do    towards assisting non-profit    br-  : ganizations  in   achieving    the  goals they have set for them-  and Canada's northland are  among the attractions given,  special coverage.  The booklet's cover, a striking all-over pattern of. Canadian maple leaves in full color,  is one of its most distinctive  features. The text was Written  and the photos selected, by  the bureau's own staff. The  booklet is the largest four col-  selves,  will   be  done���but  do    or production yet to be orinted  not   ask   for  free   advertising,    in  Canada..  Merchants  pay for.their    ad-.  vertising space'and it is    riot.'  fair to give free space to some  organizations  and hot- 'to   others.  Secretaries Of organizations  should clip this column and  keep , it for reference. When  in   doubt   consult  The     Coast  . The new Canada���Vacations  Unlimited/is intended for distribution outside of Canada,  in .accordance' with , government practice. prevailing ��� for  some years.  1  1  1  I  1  1  1  1  ���  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  mm...  free Enterprise  at its Best!  So says an internationally famous  News-Letter, ihe Foreign Letter of the  Whaley-Eaion Service, published in  Washington, D.C. and widely read  around the world.  In a recent issue this news-letter told  subscribers:  "Canada's role in the world economy  lis out of all proportion to her IS mil:  lion population.  6.974 SCOUT  UNITS  There are now  6,974 Scout  News. We want to see things,   units    in     Canada,    including  go over. the top. on the Peninsula, y    >      .  HELPS RED CROSS  Thousands of Canadian^  women knit and sew for the  Canadian Red Cross. Your  contributions to the Canadian  Red Cross provide the necessary materials to carry on  this important service for the  less fortunate at home and  abroad  3,691 Wolf Cub Packs, 2,995  Boy Scout troops and 288 Rover Scout Crews. The new  census figures show that at  the end of 1954 there were  352 more Cub packs, 235 more  Scout Troops and 29 more Rover Crews than a year before  . . . Included in these figures  are six overseas Scout Troops  operated for the sons of Canadian armed forces personnel  in Europe.  -  *  "The country provides dramatic evidence of free enterprise at its best.  "Natural resource development sparks  the entire economy. But basically it is  the willingness of private capital to in-  rest, when it finds an economic climate  of" 'good government', co-operative ' labor*, and profit incentives, that is keeping Canada in  the forefront,"  Nowhere is the truth of the Whaley-  Eaton letter statement more, clearly  demonstrated than in British Columbia'  where if is now a recognized fact that  if the province is to .have full employ-  j ment yktid continued progress, new investment must be made by risk-takers  at the rate of more than $500,000,000  a year.. British Columbia people have  won and held the confidence of investors,. who believe their money is welcomed in B.C. and that they will get  a square deal on their, ventures.  I  I  1  I  1  t  1  1  i  1  i  1  i  i  1  BRITISH COLUMBIA  FEDERATION OF TRADE & INDUSTRY Religion and Shakespeare  Shakespeare did not aim at  teaching  morality  by precept,  yet all  his    works    indirectly  teach the moral order of  the  world.    He quotes not  directly from the Bible, but he reveals  an intimate    knowledge  of it, and in scores of striking  pasages, one    recognized    this  fact. He holds, as it were,    a  " rhirror    up    to    nature      and  shows how inevitably  sin    is  punished;  teaches   in . all    his  works that there are moral re:  gards and penalties. Over and  over he demonstrates that: the  ���gods are just and of our plea-  sant.vices make instruments to  plague us.  Outward success and failure  (in Shakespeare) are not the  measure of the regard of heaven. The reward's and penal-  ties of heaven are inward, and  move "within the region of the  soul. ��� . .  If Macbeth, winning his  heart's desire, were left with  a tranquil * and expanded  heart; if in the outward triumph of his hopes he had the  inward triumph of his spirit;  ���then it would be reasonable to  hold that heaven was indifferent and regardless.  But the horror of the tragedy is this, that in accomplishing the evil he was set oi_,  all that makes life beautiful  departs from him, and he  moves down into the darkness  of the night'.  ��� �����      *    - *     - .  Be sure your sin will find  you out, says Scripture. It  does not say your sin will be  found out. It says that sooner  or later it will find you out,  in the deep and secret places  REFRIGERATION  SALES and SERVICE  CommerciaV ���-������ Dprnestic-  25''Years' Experience  ^:A...M.- CAMPBEI-t-^7.'  ��    . Sechelt.83Wyi:,-:  : YOU'LL DO BETTER:  at LLOYD'S,   GARDEN  HAY  MOW ON DISPLAY  A.A. LLOYD  Garden Bay  PENDER   HARBOUR  cf the soul. And the awfullest  horror  in Macbeth is not the  murder of the helpless    Duncan; it is the   way.  in    which  Macbeth's sin found him out.  His   soul ..shrank  and  shrivelled; all that was sensitive in  him turned to stone;    he.   became the prey    of    agonizing  fears;    he could not    sleep ���  Macbeth hath murdered sleep.  Suspicion haunted him; terror  was round    about    him;    life  was living death.    He lost all  kinship with what    was    fair  and lovely; he made his bed in  hell.  The  tragedy , Macbeth    presents, perhaps  more    forcibly  than any other drama in    all  literature, the utter misery of  a    troubled'  conscience.      To  Shakespeare evil    was . something    which    wrecked      and  ruined and destroyed.    There  was no  escaping its dire  consequences, and heaven, was always on the side of the good.  He  taught that    for    a    time  goodness might seem    t0    be  vanquished    and    evil    triumphant, but the terrible punishment following wrong    doing  was inevitable, because it was  in the very nature of the universe  that  wrong   could     not  reinain victorious.  There is evidence everywhere in his works ��������� that  Shakespeare thought much on  the deep problems of life, and  his thinking' led him to have  faith in the wisdom and goodness of God even when his  -a ays* are mysterious. In Anthony and Cleopatra he makes  one of his characters speak  thus of unanswered prayer:  We,- ignorant of ourselves  Beg often our qwn harm,  which the wise powers  Deny us for our    good;    so  find we profit y       -; ���������-���..: -.... ..  By losing of our prayer.     .  y y Goodness-may:.[be. yanquish-  ' ed,";..feut'!^,,.pu"r "heartv';rfem'a!r_s^  upon' the-v'side   'of ygoo-lness}y.  ���i-vil^imay be 'victorious,    but?.  ..we .loathe.it..even in- its    vie-. .  to'ries. In the darkfrnysteries of  many ���'coloured .'life,,    maivy��at  his'- deepest," sides with what vis '  good, and so doing aligns himself :wi:th: <jiod.     ;y- r-v. .-. .;..-v ���, ��� - . ���  "' If  Shakespeare" left" us. sul-* '  len and despairing, ��� we;might  flee'; for' refuge to>the gods of  pessimism., y   But that., is   precisely ho W: he never "'leaves-us,'  though the stage,   be  ' strewrv  with* the   bodies ' of "the  good:  He leaves us with the glowing  certainty that the good are the  real  victors though   they  per-   ���  ish, and  that  -heaven,  though    ,  dark with cloud, is on    their  side.;-'.  '-.; ..'���:- '������'  There is both tragedy and  comedy in ' Shakespeare's _  works but there is never flippancy where sacred things  are concerned. His deep reverence, is .everywhere.,; manifest.  Every reference to holy things.  is marked by impressive reserve. Here is his reference to,  the Holy Land in Henry IV:  Those .fields y  Over whose    acres,   walked  those blessed feet  Which,    fourteen.      hundred  years ago, were nailed  For our advantage    to    the  bitter cress. y  Our quotation is by    J.    Bi ;  Brierly:  Whenever men think.  deeply they think religiously.  New dress materials of nylon with chromespun, or that  lovely linen-like fabric of  viscose and acetate, known as  Tara-Lin, make spring and  summer dresses both lovely to  look at and' practical to wear.  They're both so easy to do up  and are creace resistant. Oh,  yes, they are available on  the Peninsula, and. at reasonable prices, too  One never knows what will  come up in the stores. Now  its a ;tiny plant pot made of  pressed well-rotted manure.  A seedling or other small  plant, or one to be transplanted, is planted in this llittle  pot, and the whole pot -then,  placed in the ground where  the   plant  is to ' grow.  food surrounding the root  feeding area, available to the  young plant immeu'iately. This  is said to prevent . setbacks  from transplanting, and to encourage quick root development of young plants.  of cars may be brushed    with  this water-proof material,  too.  There's a liquid,.rubber that  comes k>< small tins, in handy  form and quantity. It's called  Neoprine. Its handiest use is,  for protecting all manner of  hand tools from  rust.'  Tools brushed well with  neaprine can lie in the bottom  of a boat where they are handy, and not be subject- ��6 the  usual rusting and corrosion  Tools used around the shop  or garden, or 'tools stored,  can, with a little brushing of  this neopririe, be fully" protected from rust.    Fibre   tops  , Those new long bead necklaces make handsome dress  accessories for Spring. Worn  in loops, knotted loosely, or  any of a dozen other ways,  . they, lend a . new charm and  life to a dress, suit or blouse,  they . are as colorful as your  taste.  No wonder men are inclined  to strut a little, when they  wear one of the new shirts,  in such' marvelous materials  and - styles. Their, wives benefit too, because nylon or or-  lon, or.d.acron, all wash up so  easily, and need no ironing  at .all.  Did we ever mention those  plastic sprayed, terry cioth  panties  for  babies?   They   are  Coast News Mar. 24, 1955 3  comfortable for both baby  and baby-sitter, water-proof,  and they do not feel cold and  clammy at the wrong moment. Other baby items come  in this new plastic material  too. Oh, yes, they are in  shops on the peninsula, riglit  handy  for shower-shopping.  Disaster can happen here!  You are serving in any emergency when you support the  Red  cross  I.O.O.F. Sunshine Coast  Lodge No. 76 meets Gibsons Legion Hall, 2nd and  4th Fri: Ph.' 104J, Box 111.  - Soil moisture causes the  gradual disintergration of the  little plant pot, which forms  a  valuable supply    of     plarit  MEN & MATERIALS  for any  BUILDING JOB  Carpenters,   Painters-  Electricians  Plumbers.  . Supplied by  Sechelt  Building Supplies  .    Phone Sechelt GOK ,~  r  ;<y-v.  l* v >. <;  ;-'- A- v ��  'i %>*/*-  ,v- ^---  w '- <*��� *\  s -.*������    '  f-.    "���     s   vt  r :;  TELEPHONE COMPANY  REPORTS-  in'54  u<��  'J  "-i  ,-h, *  MORE PHONED JNSERVIPE  In 1954,. the.British Columbia;  Telephone Comp.ahy: broke fell  its previous telephone growth-  records by adding, a. total of ���  23,855 .phones throughout it-  system.' The" company's' next  best year from the standpoint  of   telephone   gain   was   1953,  when 21,555 phones were added.  -BW-J-ffi-BB-WBB-g. --T."'h~"<.mv��  t        -���       ^  }���*.    ^^  %y\>' ������  t ^' *&!?  MORE CALLS HANDLED u  Your telephone company  handled an average' of almost  1,800,000 local telephone' eialls  and' .more��-than :30,008 ��� long  distance calls during each business day in the year. These  figures top 1953*8 records by  more than 200,000 per day in  the case of local' calls, and  more than 5,000 calls per  day for long distance.  MORE DOLLARS FOR  EXPANSION  Expenditures on additions arid  improvements to facilities reached  and all-time high of nearly  $19,000,000 in 1954, as the  company's big expansion program continued. These expenditures exceeded those of  'any pre'vioiis year by approximately $3,500,000.  g-SiasgB-tfa^.^%LW?vi ��� --im** .t&^zsssrmgmHzmw^  MORE MILES OF  TELEPHONE WIRE  MORE PAYROLL DOLLARS  As onfe of B.C.'s major employers-, with close to 6,000  employees, the telephone company paid out a record $16,261,907  in wages and salaries last year  ���a material contribution to  the economy of communities  throughout the province.  '���X  "<.*  * tf*5 < V^  >K ^  fv  , More than* 150,000 Canadians recived free blood transfusions through' the Canadian  Red Cross  in  1954  Going to  NANAIMO?  G& Msi -G<r: :y-y  BLACKBALL  i"$m*&$~Jiffi&L: $������'$.  LEAVE HORSESHOE BAY  sily: 8 a.m., 12 n., 4 p.m.,-8 p.en;,-.12m.  Free connecting bus service from downtown Vancouver Cifv fo  Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver  MORE PROJECTS AHEAD  The- British, Columbia T��le-  phone Company is continuing  its system-wide development  program. At the present time,  the company has underway  projects totalling approximately  $30,000,000.  mm^miwi^^i^mism  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE   COMPANY  \^*X*��� ^ss   .  ��'���>*  'v^ijiJiiii^teWfe'^Aii .-^Jt.-uvi* * 4 Coast News Mar. 24.. 1955  BY MRS. A. A. FRENCH  Mrs. Maisie Hurley of Vancouver,  the editor of the Native-Voice,    a    paper    which  brings to the public the activities of the Native Indians and  their    problems,    was    guest  speaker in the Indian Council  Hall.  With  Mrs. Hurley    was  Mrs. Ellen Neel,    the    Indian  carver and wood worker, and  Miss M.  Wade,  a daughter  of  the late F. C. Wade, one-time  B.C.   high  commissioner.  Clarence Joe introduced the  speakers and brought greetings frcm the' Native Brotherhood of which Mrs. Hurley, is  the only woman in Canada  honored by membership. Rev.  Father Sutherland of the Indian Residential School also  welcomed the visitors.  Mrs. Hurley stressed the  point of organization for our  native brethren and deplored  the idea of taking the Indian  in the early days and gave  credit to various church missions, which in the earliest  times had looked after the  welfare of Indians and also  touched briefly on the recent  attack on the Indian by F.  Corbett,  member   for Yale.  Mrs. Hurley  said that    the  Indian    was    not    demanding  more liquor, only his right, to  please himself    whether      he  drank; or not. She asked    the  mothers at    the    meeting    to  send their children to Sunday  School, so as to give them a  good foundation in  after life,  and to  work    together    with  faith in better times to come.  The Sisterhood  of the village  was the most important factor  and had done very good work  both spiritually and financially.  She spoke of the better educational advantages now available where  the young Indian  and girls. She urged the meeting to get out and advertise  the wonderful work they do.  She saw a wonderful future  in Indian, lore. With regard to  the tourist trade she said the  village* is in a wonderful location and should be exploited as such.  Mrs- Hurley was presented  with an. Indian tray from the  sisterhood, by the president]  Mrs. A. Johnson. Father Suthi;  erlanrf and Clarence Joe-  thanked the visitors for . the.  wonderful trip to Sechelt In-  *aian "Village.  off the reservation. She said P^ "V. ����"* h*&  they were not yet ready for school. -She deplored the fact  this drastic move. She spoke that some of the tabes are dy-  briefly  of   the    encroachment    mS ��uut> especially Bear Lake  which has dwindled to a population of 38. She noted that  wonderful co-operation came  from Indian Commissioner  Mr. Arnell and the Indian  agent, Mr. F. Enfield and asked that the press give more  publicity to  Indian Affairs.  Mrs. Ellen Neel spoke . of  the great difficulties of her  work and felt the same discrimination  as the local boys  an the Indians' means of living, especially fishing and  logging and it would seem  that many DP's are being' taken into these industries and  said Canada needed new citizens but it must, not be at the  expense of the Native Indian.  Mrs. Hurley outlined her work  Sechelt News  BY MRS. A. A. FRENCH  A pleasant evening was  spent recently at the home cf  Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Mayne.  There were five tables of  whist with Mr. Frank Parker  wii_ning first prize and Mrs.  T. Mulligan first ladies. Mrs.  B, De Valid and Mrs. Dilworth  won consolation prizes. Decorations were in the Irish motif.  Refreshments were .��� served.  Irish songs were sung with  Mr. Jack Mayrief and Mr. j.  Bolphin ��� at - the ^ piano. Miss  0aye ^#arie^v'-\vas hostess.  The party waayin aid pi the  Altar Society of the ' Holy  Church. ��� >->'���     ;���.-',' .' ���-  Mr. Percy Root and Mr.  and Mrs. W. Reid are guests  of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Mayne.  School board district representatives, 16 members, enjoyed a luncheon at- Sechelt  Inn recently. Inspector L. J.  Kendall was a guest from Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. R. Minnion  entertained- visiting Bank of  Montreal officials at a dinner  party at the Inn.        .  Reverend Father Kenny    is  Still very ill in St. Paul's Hospital..  ���   Mr. Clarence Joe,    William  GIBSONS  Round-up  Visiting the Stan Masons of  Soames Point were Mrs.' Clifford Maxin Of Seattle and  Mrs. G. Trueblood, a niece of  Mr. Mason, from Ketchikan,  Alaska. They enjoyed a week  on the Sunshine Coast, before  leaving on March  19.  Congratulations to Mr. and  Mrs. Alexander David-oni, on*  * the arrival of their baby son.  The stork also visited the  home of Mr. and Mrs. Gibsons, bf Granthams Landing,  presenting them with a baby  boy.  Vince Weston, wdio was injured recently in' a logging accident has been reported as  out of hospital now, and feeling much better, in spite ' of  the amputation of a leg. Mr.  Weston was a partner of Mr.  Sam Armour, Jr.  The 'tlu.Jaughas_ bitten,. Jim .,  Drummond    Jr.    and   "Harold  Wilson. They both are off duty  for  a few days.  Mrs. Milt Brown (Florence)  has now left Vancouver    for��  Rimbey,    Alberta,'   with    her  Joe    and    Gilbert    Joe    flew younger son, Walter,  down  from  Port   Alberni     to Sheila Reid, who has recov-  attend an important    meeting ered and is out    of   hospital  of the brotherhood in Sechelt. again, is having a new home  Elvira,  Randy and Stephen built on the upper end of the  Reid property in Gibsons.  John Toynbee, of Sechelt, is.  the contractor. He says it will  be a real showplace when  completed.  The Ferry Cafe seems a bit  empty with both Sue Armour  and Clarice Tompkins* away  with the 'flu.  Joe, all of Clarence Joe's family, have been taken to hospital in Vancouver suffering  from pneumonia. .  Miss Lindsey Nickson is in  "Vancouver for a few days:  Mr. Doug Foley met with  an accident whilst working  for Doyle and Ness at Halfmoon Bay. He was flown to  Vancouver with a broken leg.  Mr. Guy Cuthbert is back  Ji'om hospital feeling much  Iietter.  A brush fire in front of  Mr. W. Smith on the waterfront on Marine Drive, saw. the  Volunteer Department, on the  job. The fire was put out very  Quicifely with no damage done.  Mrs. Elinor  Crucil of    Wilson- Creek won   a    ham    and    young- and old, games, musical  Mrs. Bab Kent of Sechelt won   .numbers.,.and; dancirig.,,..._..    ;  a hamper  of groceries at the        Proceeds will be    used    to  Wilson Creek  BY D. ERICKSON  "Finnegan's Night," a social  get-together Saturday, April 2,  is planned by the committee  of the newly formed "Little.  League." To be held in the'  Wilson C r e eJk Community  Hall, it will feature fun    for  LA Canadian Legion Branch  140 St. Patrick's tea in the  Legion Hall. Mrs. Harold Roberts was general convener  with Mrs. Carl Peterson on  decorations, Mrs. French  on raffles, Mrs. Livesay, Mrs.  G. Reid, and Mrs, Gowland,  tables; Mrs. L. Hansen, Mrs.  E. Elliot and Mrs. G. Wright,  kitchen; Mrs. Madge Halroyd,  plants; Mrs. C. Wheeler and  Mrs. I. Biggs, home cooking;  Mrs. J. Lucken, Mrs. D.  Browning, Mrs. D. Berry and  Mrs. A. Batchelor, alternates;  Mrs. Ruth Mitchell, door.  provide equipment for the  boys. Tickets and information  can be obtained from H. Roberts, Doug Oike and Gus Crucil who are taking an active  part in this project for young  ball players.  Congratulations to Phyllis  and Johnny Hicks on the arrival March 17 of a son, Philip John.  Mr. and Mrs. Bert Brackley  and family spent the last  week-end in Mission.  . Celia and Paul Strosheen  were recent visitors from Vancouver Island.  BY MRS. M. NEWMAN gl"  The Legion. Hall was a ga^y  spot on March 15 when more*  than 50 f_ien_fe   of   the    E*  munds    Sarmly   gathered    tofe  gether to bid them   farewell;  The evening    was    spent    in  Bingo and other games.  A beautiful purse was presented to Mrs. Edmunds and a  bag to Miss __hima Edmunds  by the Legion WA. Contents  of purse and bag were given;  fey" friends in "the community.  Mr. A. H. Reeves presented  both ladies with a corsage.  After 28 years spent at  Roberts Creek the Edmunds  are. removing to Burnaby.  Mrs. Edmunds has been an active worker in many organizations and was always available when needed.  Legion ladies -have been  busy with, knitting and sewing and are coming up with  another bazaar and sale of  home cooking on the evening  of April 13.  *FIu is responsible Cor postponement of the Talent Night'  finals. Mrs. H. Evans auid  Mrs. C. F. Haslam have been  drawn into the teaching pro-  fession again, relieving tesicn-  ers at Roberts Creek and Sechelt.        .        '  . ^^}M^,MiUiam^n..^a^Si  Mrs. Helen (tio'vre,' - _ia v-iajg' tiadi  such a glorious time visiting  Honolulu last faUyh$ye. agilnj  set forth to foreign pofiits.  This time thep are driving and  their   desKrtalion   is    Mei-ifeo  Ciiy- .":.:.. :] '  George Hudson, a resident  here since 1911, has removed  to St. Mary's Hospital.  Sandy Pigott sustained  slight Injuries at work Friday  and was taken. to the doctor.  Postmistress  is  honored  More than 60 residents and  friends of Wilson Creek gathered in the Community Hall  to mark the retirement of the  postmistress, Mrs. Kate. Henderson.  "Kate" had served the residents in this capacity for 21  years.  ^' Mr.: Wally Berry, a family  friend for over 30 years made  the presentation on behalf of  the many friends with their  best wishes to "Kate" in lier  travels. .A trip is planned to  relatives in England in the  near future.  A generously filled fine leather purse and tartan wool  dressing gown were chosen by  ladies of the community who  also planned this surprise affair.  Tlie evening was spent  playing Bingo and a varied  program included C. Brook-  man, "Burial of Sam McGee,"  Browning, humorous skit,  songs^ Mrs. Ev Lucken, . Mrs.  Dorothy Stockwell and Margaret Ay ton.:  A beautifullyx... decorated  cake made by Mrs. Don Cold-  well graced the head of the  table inscribed Our Postmistress 1934-1955. The,dainty refreshments were a great credit  to the ladies in charge.  Several bowlers called in  later to pay their respects to  our friend "Kate."  "Mothering Sunday," one  of the old traditions of the  Anglican Church will be ol>  served this Sunday afternoon  at St. Mary's Chapel.  It was instituted centuries  ago as a relief from the austerity of Lent. Families gathered with married sons and  daughters for service and later enjoyed  refreshments.  ' Following this Sunday's service the custom will be carried  out with refreshments and en  tertainment at' the Clubhouse,  Garden Bay.  The Hospital Auxiliary will  attend and it is hoped that  many others will join in this  service. Mr.E. W. Christmas  will tell the story, of the ancient  customs.  Employees of Canadian National Railways shops at Winnipeg have made 5,355 blood  donations to the Canadian  Red Cross during the pa.st  five years.  ���*****9W**w*MBWMarimm*ma*iito  *******H"?IM������"**��"M���� .U-1.--I -Mfl���� inuuii  SECHELT LOCKERS  o. 1   on the Phone      No. 1 in  the Home  Thurs. Fri. & Sat. SPECIALS  TOP GRADE  UUIIE liMSTS  4101  SUGAR and SPICED  (MM V  25-f*  & UP  STANDING  PRIME RIBS  PRIME RIB  ROLLED  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  ��SML;  Hi.  HOME FREEZER SPECIAL  lib. LOi LAMB  BOX  chops  $2.69  (100 LBS.)  Pulp and paper is Canada's  leading enterprise and exporter. ��� ���     ���v     ���  (DRY BELT NO. 1   UftT(T(_l^  NETTED    tfEMS)   Xtf IAIlf��ll  >.:-  TV SETS  Canadian manufacturers sold  a record 623,856 television  sets for $216,451,362 last year  as against 366,498 for $148,-  753,479 itt 1953. Since September 1949 sales of Canadian  made TV sets have numbered  1,200,561 worth $451,332,214  at factory prices.  first at your Special TV  Largest Stock and Equipment on the Peninsula  Authorized Service-Dealer for Philco-Westinshouse  Motorola-Sparton* Marconi  etc.     .  SPECIAL ON T-V!  PHILCO CONSOLE, 21-inch  Reg. $389.95  Special $339.95  EASY TERMS  i_������*--B_iMWMri*i ���  FREE  Trial At Your Home  Aerial Installation  SEE: RICHTER'S - RADIO - TV  SECHELT, B.C. 25J  LOOK! SAVE   $400  1955 PONTIAC DeLUXE 4-Door SEDAN  RADIO '*& HEATER.   ONLY 3000 MILES.  $1*95  1950 STUBEBAKER CHAMPION SEDAN  IN TOP CONDITION ONLY $995  1947 MONARCH 118 SEDAN  RADIO, HEATER, SPOT LITE, etc. $695  >  1946 CHEVROLET SEDAN   Radio & Heater,  A GOOD FAMILY CAR $595  1941 OLDSMOBILE SEDAN  TRANSPORTATION SPECIAL  $95:  USED TRUCKS  SPOTLESS^UST LIKE^KEW; Radio and Heater   ?!  y;: ONLY $1295    y    ' '   <���  ������ y.y:p  1950 DODGE HALJF-TON PICK-UP  NEW TIRES, COMPLETE OVERHAUL  1949 DODGE HALF-TON PICK-UP  NEW TIRES, IN NICE SHAPE  1940 CHEVROLET HALF-TON PICK-UP  GOOD UTILITY JOB  ;$795 ,|  $695 i.  $195  PRODUCTS LTD.  PHONE 5S  THE NAME THAT MEANS A GOOD DEAL  WILSON CREEK Closing  of  the post    office  Saturday afternoon, instead of  Wednesday afternoon  was advocated    by    the    Board    of  Trade   at its dinner    meeting  Monday night in Danny's dining room.      The matter    was  brought to the    attention    of  the board by a letter from the  postmaster,    James    Marshall,"  Jr.  The letter was sent to    the  Board of    Trade    because    it-  was necessary for ' some    indication from the businessmen  of the community as to whether they were in favor    of    a  change. It was pointed out it  would not affect the week-end  dispatch of outgoing mail and  that the   Saturday    afternoon  off would be of more advantage to the post   office    staff  than having the   half-day    on  "Wednesday.  The board supported Mrs. K.  Jermain's resolution from the  Bainbridge off  for overhaul  The deeper throated whistle  of the M.V. Quillayute announced the arrival of that  vessel on the ferry run- on  Wednesday this week between  ���Gibsons and Horseshoe Bay.  She has just come in from her  turn in dry dock.  M.V. Bainbridge will be in  for an overhaul for two or  three days, in preparation for  the busy season.  While the Quillayute is relieving at Gibsons, the Pearson is on the Saltery Bay- run  connecting with Powell River.  The Pearson, of approximately 20 car capacity, has  been chartered from Gavin  Mowatt; at Saltsprings Island  to fill in. y  Pender Harbour Board of  Trade asking that the government see that private owners  did not encroach too heavily  on the shore lands on Sakinaw and nearby lakes.  William Sutherland, the  president, was a.sked to tackle  the job of completing a diary  s of the Gibsons* and District  Board of Trade since'it started.  A letter was read from Mr.  Thorvaldson, who addressed  the Board of Trade Feb. 16,  thanking them for the excellent salmon that was sent him  following the presentation to  him at the meeting.  L. S. Jackson brought up  the matter of the possibility  of obtaining a provincial government building for Gibsons  which would house the various governmental departments now scattered around  as he said "in shacks."  The Beach fund, organized  some years ago, for the construction of a safe swimming  pool,, which eventually fell  through, then credited to the  Board of Trade as' ear marked  for community use was turned over to Dr. Hugh Inglis to  be used for improvement of  the tennis court. The fund  amounted to $181.84. Dr. Inglis thanked the board for the  donation and said it would be  put to good use because it  comes at a time when the Gibsons Tennis Club was embarrassed financially. Children of  high school age? he said,  could play on the courts free  of charge. "It is our, objective  to teach them to, be able to  play tennis," Dr. Inglis said.  The provincial highways de-,  partment will be  commended  by letter for its effort to get  the paving.done on. the  road  from Gibsons to Port Mellon.  Coast News Mar. 24, 1955 5  Barretts coming  What appears to be a real  drama highlight for people of  the Sunshine Coast has been  announced by the PTA. Council.  It will be the production by  XJBC Players of the play they  recently staged in Vancouver,  The Barretts of Wimpole  Street.  : No specific date for this  event has been set but it will  likely take place sometime in  early May.       ' ' ; . \  ���"Further information will be  given later.���:"/������;.' . '.'';'  j? Mar. 25 ���    RobMfereeip   fepJiMs'^r ^ib. ,'^fa&terl|��  ftegion Hall, annual halt   bdJ-   -n^tmjpof#St. __-uHholo-n��w!#  n^eeting, 8 p.m.  !{ Mar. 26 ��� Roberts Creek,  <ii��_nmunity ��� Hall.. Talent night  finals.  !; March 30���Headlands Aux- .  iiiiary VON meeting, 2 p.m'.yf  librae of Mrs. Emerson.  ji March 30 ~^-    WI    Blanket  :.,WAviJ^rishyHan,'^?p.m^y������y:;^,::y  April 13-^-Legion Hall, Rob-.  ��� ejpjjj: CreeJ_; IL&gioti LA ^bazaar-' _  arid sale of home1 cooking,    8  _p.m.. ���.-'���.���',  '.':������./;.;:���.:���'%     '���*.:���-   w ���  April 19 ���- Roberts; Creek  Legion Hall, 8..p;mv Improve-  &hipment from Mrs. Corlett's. 'ment Association meeting..  : Ap. 2 ��� Wilson Creek Community Hall dance.  '��� April 2 ���    Wilsen   Creek   . ...  aid of Little    League    Team.  Singo, smokin,'  shootin,v dart-  lin,' eatin,' dancin,' 8 p.m.  | April 2 ���'   Roberts Creek.  Arts and crafts draw at M &  W Store.  Dance cancelled.  | April 4 ��� Gibsons.   . Farmers Institute, general meeting,  in Parish Hall, 8 p.m.  ���   April 9 ���    Gibsons School  Hall grand Easter dance    by  Kiwanis Club, all proceeds for  Kiwanis Welfare Fund,  every  cent spent on Sunshine  Coast  needs.  April  12 ���- Gibsons.  CNIB  annual meeting, 8 p.m. Anglican Parish Hall;  ' ���  ���I  I  April 19 ��� WI meeting'at  Mrs. Winn's, 2 o'clock.  --Roberts r^reefc  sale "of home cooking and tea "  by WA of United Church.    2  p.m.  This Week's Special���Bachelor's paradise; near Sechelt  highway; 5 acres more or less.  Well built one-room home;  year round creek running  through property. Only $1350  on terms.  Harold Wilson  operating  Totem  Phone  Gibsons  44  Evenings 95J  jyi n-i juKuiyMij m, ������ ig Sn^^nrnM^mftm^m'^  The Board of Commissioners of the Village of  Gibsons Landing takes this opportunity to express its  i| .'������- ��� '; ' ' ���    ���.���..'.',".:.���.'.���  If  thanks to the business operators, members of the Vol-  unteer Fire Brigade and the several private citizens  ,who gave services and work free of charge in supplying and installing the new engine for a fire truck and  thereby enabled the vehicle to return to service with a   !;    . r  minimum of delay and expenditure.  -   - ��� K. Burns, Clerk.  I  !>H?*f**n*f***Ma*>ar*"M*'*M'v"9i**t*  ^taw��B^*rM����*������i��VK����i��M��aaf?-fa��ii'fiM_��u*.r*��MfiM*HQ��iji"  TEACHER VACANCY ' L.StS AVAILABLE  The first of the 1955 series of Teacher Vacancy Lists  will be available Monday, April 11,, 1955,;, at the  following addresses: ."'."."���'���'".-'  . B.C. School Trustees' Association,  408 Hornby St., Vancouver 1, B.C.  '   "-. -B.C. Teachers''���-Federation'^-,..".'  1644 West Broadway, Vancouver, B.C.  B.C.T.F   Convention Headquarters,  Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, B.C.  Award winners in B.C. Regional Drama Festival are H.  S. "Bunny" Hum, Nelson, for many years provincial director  of school and community drama, who receives Canadian Dramas  Award for meritorious service in field of drama, and Joanne  Walker, Vancouver, holding Calvert Trophy awarded her UBC  Players' Club Alumni for best play^ "The ' Crucible." MisS  Walker also receives best actress award in provincial festival  at Vancouver.  Port Mellon    Drama highlishl  BY  MRS. SWAN  Owing to the  'flu epidemic  the  Minstrel Show, sponsored  by the  Women's Auxiliary  to  the   Community  Church,-    has  been cancelled.      A new date  will be announced later.  The Rod and Gun Club    is  holding-a Klondike Nite dance  in the Community Hall March*  26.    Mr. T. Bentham  and his;  committee  have  worked hard  to make this a success. There  will be prizes    for    costumes  andf beards. Old time dances,  polkas, square    dances.      Refreshments for sale    will    be'  pork and beans  and coffeev   ,,  - ; Mr. and Mrs. G. Brown   ofj  Victoria were recent    visitor4;  of-|lr.lfftd Mrs. C. Wood. Ijij  honor    of   their    guests - the;  iWoods^entertained at a party;  Saturday  night; A   most  ' enfi  joyable eveningrended :with sj:  buffet supper. j<.  Mrs.- Stevenson . of    Pentictori'  ���visited her'daughter and husj-:  band, Mr. and airs.  K.   v GaU;  Her.     She left'to be home ixi*  ^time to welcome the Penticton  Vees, world's champion    hoc-;  key team.  ;-Rev.-Mr-;Q^Kald;had a busy y  Saturday"aftethoon when    he  officiated at a joint  christen^  ing in the Church.      Mr. and  Mrs.  J.  Straghorn's  son    was  christened      Graeme      Philip;  Godparents were Mr. and Mrs.  Sig Peterson. Graeme wore a  beautiful      christening      rcbe  that  had  been  worn   by    his  god-mother     when    she    was  christened.  Sally   Ann     and     Patrick  Charles were the names given  Mr.  and  Mrs.   Reogh's   twins.  and    their    older    sister,   was  christened Susan Nancy.    Mr.  and Mrs.    W.    Drayon    were  godparents for Sally Ann. Mr.  and Mrs. 6. Strom were godparents for Susan Nancy, and  Mr. and, Mrs: J.    Cooper,   for  Patrick Charles.  Kevin. Eric  was  the    name  given Mr. and Mrs. R. K. Mc-  Ghies'  sen.    Godparents  were:,  Mr. and Mrs. H. Burke.  Mr. and  Mrs.    P.     Strikes'  . two daughters, Leslie Ann and  Sheila' Mary! Mr. and Mrs. J.  .A. Campbell were  godparents  _or Leslie Ann and    Mr.    and  Mrs.  G��    Holme    for    Sheila  . Mary.  Mr. and Mrs. G. Proule's  two daughters proudly watched' their two younger ���br.p.tjiers  being christened. Mrs.' T>.  Smaill was, godmother for  D'arcy Clement Andrew, ��� and  Miss Irene McPherson was  godmother for George Clement Gordon.  Mr. and Mrs. R. Foxall announce the birth of a daughter,  Wendy Ann, 6 lbs., 3 oz. at St.  Paul's Hospital March 13.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Tyson announce the birth of a daughter March 19.  of local gun club  ;''The' Gibsons Gun Club held-  its "annual meeting, and election of officers Monday evening. The 'flu reduced the attendance to 10;' biit considerable'business was done.  There are how over 50 paid-  up'members in the club".  "Because.ib-^������t��e small attendance, only three top ^ off ices-  were filled; Walter Nygren,  president7vHerb Winn, vice -  president, and John Bunyan,  secretaryrtreasurer. ;  It is'intended to hold another meting as soon as the  'fly abates, when the ^ neces-  s'ary committees will, be form-  'ed.   ���  The Kiwanis Club plans to  build a library building if it  can get the OK of the Village  Commission to allow it to be  built on Village Commission  property-.  Jules Mainil, president, of  the Kiwanis Club, appeared  before the Village Commission  Tuesday night and laid before  it a plan to build a 14x20  frame construction, duroid  roof building somewhere near  the firehall.  Members of the commission  were of the opinion placing  such a building in close vicinity to the firehall would not  be wise because of the no-  parking restriction along that  side of  Marine Drive.  After some discussion the  Winn road" frontage around  the corner from the firehall,  was suggested as being more  suitable and would allow  parking space on a less busy  thoroughfare.  Mr. Mainil and others concerned in the location of the  library will check over the  Winn road s,ite and have Kiwanis Club decide on what it  will do and then report back  to^the village commission next  week. Mr. Mainil was supported in his argument in favor of the new library building by N. R. McKibbin, chairman of the Library board.  (lurch Services  ANGLICAN  5th Sunday in Lent  St.   Bartholomew's,   Gibsons  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  3.30 p.m.  Evensong  St. Hilda's  Church,   Sechelt  11.00   a.m.   Holy   Communion  11 a.m.  Sunday School  Si. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11 a.m. Sunday  School  2.00 p.m. Evensong  Port Mellon Com. Church  7.30 p.m. Evensong  St. Mary's, Pender Harbour  3.00  p.m. Family Service  UNITED  Gibsons  Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.  Public Worship, 11:00 a.m.  Roberts Creek, 2 p.m.  Wilson Creek S.S;, 11 ajm.  Public Worship, 3.30 p.m.  Port Mellon  7:30 p.m. the 1st, 2nd and 4th  Sundays  ST. VINCENT'S  Holy Family, Sechelt,    9 a.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10:30 a.m.  Port Mellon,  first   Sunday of  each month at 11:35 a.m.  Madeira    Park,    last   Sunday  each month 4:30   p.m. at  '.The Hut."  PENTECOSTAL  9:45 a.m. Sunday School-  11:00 a.m. Devotional  7:30   p.m.   Evangelistic  Wednesday night   ,  Prayer  and Bible Study  at  8 p.m. Friday night    ���  Young   People  at  8  p.m.  BETHEL,    SECHELT  Sunday School 2 p.m.  Sunday Gospel 3 p.m.  ��������  WANT ADS  CARD OF THANKS  Mrs. Henderson, Wilson  Creek, wishes to thank all  those who so.kindly contributed towards her presentation.  LOST        ~" ' ' -  SERVICES  ELECTRIC MOTOR REPAIRS  Front Domestic to Industrial  All Electric. Appliances  XURLUK   &  AYLWIN  Contracting  Co. Ltd.  Sechelt: Phone 107  Nine - tenths of the forest?  are owned by the people; of  Canada.  Students will  Vis��t  Institute  Mr., Goard of the Vancouver  Vocational Institute, addressed  the students    of    the    senior  grades   at    Elphinstone    High  School on Tuesday, and found  a very interested audience.  #   He told classes in answer to  ; a question from    them,    that  ofteh'   parties    were      shown  through the school on demon-  ^str-Jcioh : tciirs.: So   many   students    were    interested,    Mr.  ���Truemen stated, that he planned  to take  a  group through  the school next week.  The students make the trip  at their own expense, but under the sponsorship of the  high  school  principal.  SCOUT    SPONSORS  Churches     predominate     in  ��� the    sponsorship     of      Scout  ? groups, in Canada."      This list  gives  the  sponsors,   the . num-  ;ber  of grcups they sponsored  ���rin 1954.  " Anglican. 530: Baptist, 120:  Hebrew, 26; Latter Day Saints  46; Lutheran, 40; Presbyterian  .157: Roman Catholic 601; Salvation Army. 89; United. 544;  Other denominations. 34;  Canadian Legion. 93: Community, 934:' Handicapped, 17;  Sehoni. 69: Service Clubs, .217;  Army. 1; RCAF, 5; Miscellaneous.  172.  Gray and black snowflake  design Indian sweater between  Sechelt. and Halfmoon, Bay.  RewardL:.Return to M, Dupray,  iiij;^&i^onsv.j....';..."'  NOTICE '; _"r*'--  :-/7; "tTr"  ; Kiwanis Club Easter ��� Dance  April 9���we promise you a  grand evening; gcod music by  the Meilonaires. Dances yfor  all ages. Every cent of the  proceeds for kiwanis Welfare  work on the Sunshine Coast.  A Kiwanis dance is a good  dance. We'll. see. you there.  Dance���enjoy yourself���at tlie  same time you help needy folk  here.  WAITED" ���  ,���>��������������� ��   II   ��        - T ��� ��� I    ���     T ���        ��� ��������� ��� ��� ���.      -��   '  Will trade vacuum cleaner  for buffet or china cabinet.  Phone Gibsons I46H2.  WORK WANTED  All kinds of knitting done;'  plain and Fairisle, from dresses, Indian sweaters, down to  bootees. Mrs. A. S. Winn, Gibsons,   116L.  FOR SALE  BUDGIES  : All Colors, Talking Sixain   ���  .--.���.���.'���*-������-.-C. Pi BallentitM    -.-����� �����.-  Phone Gib6on_  127      tfn  Sell or swap for power  saw, 1939 Ford 2-ton vjan.  Phone Sechelt 5H2, tfn  WOOD .  Alder ox Fit  , Also Slab Wood  SERVICE FUELS  Ran Vernon  Phone Gibsons 28W  Spray and brush painting:  also paperhahging: J. Melhus.  Phone  Gibsons   3S.  ' tin-  TYPING ��� will type letters,  reports, documents, statements.  Reasonable, confidential. S.  Reid, phone Sechelt 30J Tues.  through  Sat.. 9-4.30. ' tfn  FOR RENT      ~^~  Business premises at Union Store, formerly C & S  Saks. Apply Union Estates office; Sechelt, for information, tfn  Furnished home for rent.  Box 410,.Coast News. 12  INSURANCE  Fire, AulO.-Liabilrty. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Realty, Gibscns. tfn  GORDON AGENCIES  ' SechWi  REAL   ESTATE  and   INSURANCE  Phone 53.T.      Evenings and  holidays, 81II  watchTrepairs  Fast, accurate, guaranteed  watch repairs. , Marine Men's  Wear, Gibsons. tfn  Watch Repair: All types of  watches and jewelry repaired.  Reliable, fast, efficient. Union.  General  Store.   Sechelt.       tfn  UNPAINTED FURNITURE  PAINT IT YOURSELF  300 Beautiful  Colors  to choose from  C 3c S SALES. SECHELT  A good oil stove cheap. Mrs.  Harlow G. Smith, Read Road,  Gibsons; .112y'  . Used ranges, electric, coal & ..  wood, and oil. A good ��� choice   ���  at  low  prices. Parker's Hardware. Sechelt. tfn  Jersey cow. Will freshen 1st  week of April. Price $150.  Box 411,'Coast News. 12  Selma., Park, handiman spe^  eial. Large lot est.. Sechelt highi.  way. Jylagrii'-iceht view. Small;  livable'hbme. Needs finishing  work. Has lights, hot and cold  water. No inside plumbing.  It's a bargain at $2500*on easy  terms. Totem  Realty.  17 ft. Chappeii built boat.  Five hp Briggs & Stratton,  Chinook reverse gear; 1 16 ft.  Clinker,. 3 hp Briggs & Strat-  lc-n, clutch; CB outboard," 3  hp. Best offer. Telephone Halfmoon Bay 7Y.  * ��������� *^11������ ��� ������ ���������* ������'-  ".������ ��� ������������������������        ..  ���  -  Investment opportunity  here in Gibsons. Local phone  office leased to B.C. Telephones and the :Winn home.  Ideal view location, good rental potential/ Full details from  Totem  Realty.'  Fresh cooked shrimp now  available. Phone Gibsons 84W.  Roberts Creek, semi waterfront, one acre level land. No  heavy clearing. Like a park.  Gcod water, near beach: fine  view. Really a bargain at  $1095. Totem Realty. The roads meeting was  thrown open ' to questioners,  ��3_ter being previously -warned  by. Andy Johnston, the chairman, to confine questions to  one district at a' time, starting  with Port Mellon and working  towards the Pender- Harbour  region.  Names, of questioners "are  riot used here and the expressions in the following. paragraphs are not necessarily  from one individual but are a  representation of general complaints.  Port Mellon Road: Definite  word was wanted as to when  the blacktopping would be  done. It was a horrible, terrible road. Mr. Jones replied the  contract would be called shortly after April 1 and no paving  would be done until the road  was ready. There were bound  . to be weak spots to be remedied before any blacktopping  was done. The road must be  * kept up before any start was  made on blacktopping.  Grari_hams:   A  speaker  was  worried about  the    secondary  roads .which were OK for oxcarts.      There was no-   policy  about drainage of roads causing a lot of worry.      Is there  anyone that could be contacted to come and see them.    If  there was a section not paved  how about    dust-proofing    it?  Mr.  Jones  advised  getting   in  touch with a  Mr. R. B.    Gil-  mour of the provincial    roads  department in  Vancouver.  He  would instruct him to definitely come over to see the roads.  Mr. Jones was  confident that  Gilmour would be a good man  because he had been with the  roads department for 20 years.  Continuing with  Granthams  was    anything    planned    con-  Mr. Jones was asked if there  cerning  the widening  of    the  highway    at    narrow  . places  and would ��� there be a cut-off  or a new bridge built 'at ��� the  bad turn where two cars could  hardly  pass each    other..     It  would be a mistake to blacktop the road as    it   is.      Mr.  Jones replied there would not  be  any' blacktopping   on   any  section  of    the    road'   Which  would have  to    be     changed  within   two."year's:';:  Another questioner'' wanted  to know-.'i'f ��� :'the 'department  oo-uld not ptit'Tjip -'no-parking  signs on the bad bit of road  because when cars wetfe ���p'ark-  edothereoit'-became :a:' one-way  n��ard. At this--point 'Mr. -Gar-''  grave�� told of a near accident  he witnessed in-, that vicinity.  Gibsons:/; Any ch$j-'c,e of potholes being''.-gravelled,, on the  Port Meliqrr road?!'VMr.y Jones  replied  it. would  //be?   useless  6 Coast News Mar. 24, 1955  Wife Preservers  iSSWSa  A flannel cloth dipped in sweet milk  and then rubbed on a cake of pure soap  will clean kid gloves and avoid the un-  ; pleasant odor of cleaningJBuid.. ;  gravelling because    the    road  would have- to    be    scarified  and primed   before    anything  could be done with it. A question about Pratt Road followed.  It  appeared  it had    been  surveyed again    and    was   it  surveyed   for. grading   or  just  improving? Mr. Jones said he  could not answer questions on  every  road in the district because he did not know    them  all but he    would    drop    the  questioner a    line ��� about    it.  Another  questioner was    concerned about the use of Pratt  Road as a road to    the    ferry  slip to    avoid    schools.      Mr.  Jones    then    recalled    where  Pratt Road was. arid    said    it  was questionable whether anything would be    done    on    it  this year.      Another    speaker  suggested  the North road    be  used as a  route to  Port Mellon so as to leave    the   beach  road to those living along it.  Roads     maintenance      was  mentioned by  the next    man  who said roads were put in in  good faith    but    maintenance  was the big thing. There were  varied    suggestions    that    the  road maintenance    gang    was  not doing the job it should be  doing. Equipment was said to  be lying unused for long periods.      Mr. Jones was    asked  who was responsible for using  the grader on roads, the foreman or someone above    him,  because there were  times the  foreman was reported t0 have  said he had  no   authority    to  put the grader out. Mr. Jones  replied the    man    responsible  for- the-use of the, grader >\Vas  the ��� -man   -who    was ���'������'put-1 'in  charge Of it.-  ��� ���"     ��� ������ ''   " ������" :-  ��� Another-'" questioner * asked  about government- road  ditches  flooding private    piope^ty^  Mr. Jones .answered   ithat. .if  the;.natural;. '.'Watercour.se    'tan  throu gh    the ���' property'.   'the*  roads department * had":  every-  right-. to- .tirrn it ���through.vsueh  property. If notythey had    no  r-j-ght. to do--.it.-- .y     *���'   '��� ��� ������.-.'���  Roberts.Creek: ��� Complaints'  about the   maintenance    crew  were...strong   from .this    area.'  On fine days the grader  goes'  somewhere. . else ��� ; and.' ' only'  Wliere to Eat  in  Gib  sons  QOOD HOMEY MEALS  LUNCHES ��� SNACKS   try the      .  FERRY CAFE  Theatre Bldg.,  Gibsons  Take Home an Order of Chips  mmmrntmrnrnkm  THE PA1TY LIREKS  WITTY. WILLIE���likeable but long winded���  ���forgets "brevity is tlie  ���soul of wit." Axidyjohya;  party line, brief ; calls-'  keep   everyone   smiling.  BRITISH   COLVMUIA  TELEPTIGNE COMPANY  comes on the Roberts Creek-  road when it is raining .' cats  and dogs and, _ the speaker  added,, "we have...,. nothing  against the. foreman but we ���  have rotten .roads. The time  has come to take off the gloves and get this matter fixed'  up. Blacktop is ail right but  we use the lower road,".  Mr. Jones replied that.. any.  time "you want". action let us  know and we will get some  action for  you,"  At this point -Mrs. Monrufet  brought up the matter of four  letters she had sent Mr.  Gargrave to which she    had    received no reply.  She did not  think  the  treatment the Roberts  Creek Improvement    As- .  sociation received    was ' what  it should have had under the  circumstances.    Mr.   Gargrave  '"said he did. riot    answer .  the  first letter   because    he    was  sick.  He  placed     the   (second  letter before the    engineering  branch  of the.  roads    department. He said he also made a  special appeal during the budget  debate  for Roberts Creel-  roads.  While he did not   answer  the   letters,   "it did    not-  mean I was not working   for  you." In opening his remarks  in  reply to Mrs. Monrufet he  pointed out he was " working  on numerous things  -for    the  benefit of the whole constituency. Mr.--Gargrave. offered to  turn over his files on any correspondence ... concerning  . the  Roberts Creek road. The    engineering department had told  him that money -set aside    to  improve a    bad    .corner    was  spent on the wrong spot.  An attempt to  have a telegram read; sent by MryyGar-^.:  grave to Mrs.  Monrufet.   was.  turned aside by the -chairman  who was of ��� the opinion it  would not serve any ���- good  purpose at the time. Both Mrs.  Monrufet-and Mr. Gargrave  -were willhig to have the telegram read.  One logger maintained .the  roads were not.as good as cat-,  tie trails. They were horrible:  roads. It should be a must to,  pave Roberts Creek road this  summer.. Mr. ,Jones replied  that if the roads were in the <  state the logger said they were  in "we caririot blacktop it this;  year:''. ;.��� '.������.-.: ^.yy.'-.;  A  taxi   driver    said    there;;  were'loW    of    roads y outside :;  Roberts Creek and. sometimes  he wished he was nbtr a. taxi  driver. He  defied  anyone.. yon.  the platform" to go tip Elphinstone road and cohie; back tlie, ���;  sarne night.; White. r6ad^/yhady;  been surveyed seven-.':.'times: iri/i;  the last seven years. ,��� Whyy��d:>v  to that expense^'    Whitey rx>ady  was  the  most populated- road ������  inythis 'area, he said. ���-;:.;.y-  Next questioner wanted to'  know why Gower Point road  could not be connected with  Roberts Creek road, and suggested the next time an official came to look at the reads  that he came unannounced  thereby not' warning the roadmen. Some $475,000 had been  spent on roads but there hadt  been no difference to them in  the last seven years. The  speaker suggested a shake-up  so as to get a live-wire on the  job who could spend the mon-   ���  ey wisely.-.....  ;-.,. . y-:y_..:.V;  ; ��� -  '������';'Next speaker^ said? when the'  water got to his "house- it was  was at its. peak arid was. he  supposed to put in a culvert or  was it up to the governrnent.  Mr. Jones said it was up to  the government, if it was necessary. Comment -was made,  about a ditch across;;the road  ; at the Community hall which  had been'there for    the    last  ... three  weeks.      . y:;     y',  y The roads gang was subject  to more comment about 'this  time arid one speaker suggested "we will never;' have good  roads ..until' we have a, shake-  up.'' Mrs. Monrufet said y the  roads foremanyseemed^to    be  . at. horne whenever she called:  It; Was shortly/ after this ;. remark; .that:-:-Mrs'.;\ Monrufet presented the Roberts Creek "Association/ ^petiti^ concerning  the Roberts Creek road to Mr.  ��� Jones^ ���;���...'���������^y'y  ; Redirooffs: - Disappqiritmewt  was expressed. over where the  blacktop ;was: to be put. Were .  ;there any commitments for  next year on this section of  the highway. "We have a good  roads foreman, but we request  the matter of his lack of  equipment be looked into."  Next man turned to Welcome  Beach cutoff and -said taxes  were up but the road has got  worse since 1945. He did not  complain  about the taxes but  B. W. M-. BONE  Chartered    Accountant  1045   West Pender  St.  TAtlow  1954  VANCOUVER 1,   B.C.  he  wanted  something' for  his  money. .  .";    ���*���  Halfmoon Bay: The local  foreman was praised but "he  hasn't got the tools." The road  was not wide enough for  two cars and a safe road was  wanted. The -matter of culverts or the insufficiency of'  them was discussed and it  was suggested unless the proper culvert allowance was provided it is money wasted. If  it was not wasted "we would  get more for our money."  It was pointed out by one  speaker that the road was a  danger in the transportation,  of patients to St. Mary's hospital. Mr. Jones replied that  section was going to be torn  up this year to prepare it for  paving later on.  Pender Harbour: Thanks  were offered for, assistance, in  putting a road through but  there but there was disappointment in the fact none of the  road from Sechelt would be  black-topped this year., Preparations for black-top would be  a step in the right direction. A  ing of more money on ythe>  plea was made for the spend-  road to the hospital at Pender  arbour. The governmerit yard-  stick ��� on-assistance to hospitals  road to complain about,  was the number of patients in  each hospital handled and as  a result of poor roads many  Peninsula patients Were going  to metropolitan hospitals rather than brave the rigours of  the road to Pender Harbour.  Egmont: No complaints  about roads because "we  haven't got any." The speaker  said he would like to have a  COD FISHERMEN .  .    MURDOCH^  are your  ��� s   ���  Best Buyers !  .-.-     . '- ��  Call here for  Fishing- Gear  and Marine Needs  Groceries  Fresh Foods  MURDOCH'S  MARINE SUPPLIES  Phone 11-J     y  PENDER   HARBOUR  SOLNIK SERVICE STATION  MARINE ENGINES, Inboard or Outboard  Overhauled and Repaired  GOODYEAR AND FIRESTONE TIRES  WELDING  GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIRS  Phone-48C  Sechelt  ::��V:^.>.'-. !������  it. :\  m  #  SERVING    HOM.ES  SERVING COMMERCE  'k  In April, 1954, the British Columbia Power Commission  was established to improve the availability  and supply of electrical power.  Its record of service during the past ten years  is proof of how it has carried ���out this assigned task  wliich has contribute^  the higher living standards in this province.  In the past, decade, this self-supporting  utility has grown to an $80,000,000 Crown   '  Corporation serving more than 56,000 customers . ..  ma'ny, of whom.>axe enjoying-the :bene��ts  of electricity for the first time.  Owned by those it serves, the Power Commission    -  is one of the soundest investments  the people of British Columbia .  have made in the future of their province.  POWER MEANS PROGRESS  . j.  SERVING INDUSTRY  ...    l  ..���������  V  PC66B Coast News Mar. 24, 1955 7"  MORE BOOK MATCHES  Some 468,155,000 books   of  matches are made in Canada  a year valued at $1,708,000.  Business and  Professional  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  -PENINSULA  . ACCOUNTING SERVICE  All  Types  of Accounting  Problems Expertly Attended  Village Enterprises Bldg.  ; Sechelt  ���   Office  Open "9  a.m.���-5 p.m.  Daily i  Phone Sechelt 98J  PJO. Box-38/ Gibsons  BICYCLES '..:..������.,  SELMA CYCLE  Bicycles New. & Reconditioned  Repairs -to AH" Wheeled- Goods  Saw Filing.-..'.  Lawn Mowfers  Sharpened  Selma Park Phone'69M  WATgH FOR CHANGE  BUILDING .SUPPLIES  GIBSONS  BUILDING    SUPPLIES  LTD.  "WE    CARRY   THE   STOCK'-'  Phone* Gibsons 53  BULLDOZING     * ' ', .  TRACTOR WORK-,.,-..  Clearing,  Grading,  Excavating  D-4  & D-6 Bulldoj_ihg  Clearing Teeth  A. E, Ritcliey  Phone Gibsons 86  BUILDING    BULLDOZING  .CONTRACTING  Ran Vernon,  R.R.   I.  Gibsons  ,,.     .     Phone  26Wy  CLEANERS  Peninsula ^cleaners  .   Cleaners  for the   Sechelt. v..  "';':/.:;:-y- Peninsula"'.'_'  ���''"���.-���.., Phone: ,  ,       Gibsons  100  ELECTRICAJ-  WORK        y  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical  Heating  GIBSONS    EiLECTRlC.  Phone 130  Authorized  GE  Dealer   ..,,.  Radios/Appliances, TV Service  ________________       ___^  __    Notions-���Car ds--:Toy 3  .. Miscellaneous Gifts  THRIFTEE ^STORES    ,  Left of Post Office  (jibsons, B.G.  Headquarters For Wool         ' * 'I-'- .   .     -  '. ��� "���  MACHINISTS  HILL'S   MACHINE    SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding Anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert    Tradesmen  Precision    Machinists  Phone 54 Residence 78  PLUMBING  MARSHALL'S  PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 64S, 104 or 33  RADIO ������������     ��� ,  RICHTER'S   RADIO ��� TV  SALES and SERVICE  Speedy, Guaranteed Work  SALES ON EASY TEHMS  Phone'SECHELT 25J  FURNITURE  C and S SALES, SERVICE  Agents   For  Propane Gas  Combination   Gas  Ranges  C6 ���  Sale?  and  Installations  Free Esiim-ies  Electric and Gas Hot Plates  FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS  Phone  30S  Sechelt  The monthly meeting of  Howe Sound Women's Institute was held in the United  Church hall,  with    Mr.    Eric  Thomson  as  the  guest  speaker.  "Under the feudal system  which the. Norman nobility established for themselves,, a  woman was just a chattel",  said Mr. Thomson in, introducing his subject "The legal ,  status of women." He' pointed  out that it was only f during  Victoria's reign that great advances were made in the legal  status of women.  Mr. Thomson, suggested that  ..A fabric composed of- silk  anii cotton in a delicate tone  of silvery mauve does, up  smartly into a blithe, y/3urig  dress good for career or college. There is zigzag stitching  On theybodice' which has "a  neatyshortwaist look about it,  aiplg^l^rid -abetted.Iby the ������njeajfc,.  little Rouble *collar and its self  bow. i Skirt is composed of uii-  pressed pleats and the cGlor  of the dress is intensified in  the. purple leather belt.  Allowing a    dog    to, chase  deer cost Danny Leabens    of  Pender Harbour a fine of $10  and costs in Magistrate John- ,  ston's. court, . last week.  Lorne Gale Buchanan was  ordered to pay a maintenance  allowance, of $125 monthly  for his family resident in Gibsons.  John. Risbey of Davis    Bay  .  and Robert Denison of Powell  River, were each    fined    $10  and   costs  for  exceeding    the  speed limit on the highway.  A juVenile, charged with  using the license plates of a  friend's car, and for driving  without a driver's license,^  paid a' sum of $18.50 in fines  and costs.,. .:,.,      ,,,,.��.: . ,-,  A. George Harper of Madeira Park, charged with allowing  another person -to use his license . plates, was dismissed.  Archibald   R.  West  of Pender Harbour   was  fined    . $25   .  and costs for    driving    a    vehicle without .current    license  plates.  COOKING    UTENSILS  More than $8 million worth  of aluminum cooking utensils  is made  in, Canada annually.  it was just as important to  know a little about legal first  aid as it.is to know something  about medical first aid... .  The husband as head of t'-i.e  family  has  absolute  right    to  say where; and on what standard the family shall jive. jHe  advised also' that tlie husband  should not neglect to make  . a  Will, and the  home and bank  account should    be    in /joint  names; this saves considerable  confusion, in the case of death'-  Dealirig"   with    real    estate,  Mr. .Thomson   explained    that  there is now a law known- as .  the    "wife's    protection  -act".,  whereby  a   wife  can .file..her'  -affidavit in the Land Registry  office against the home property, so'that the husband. earn'  not  mortgage or sell it ^without her. consent.  In concluding, he' gave reassurance that, a wife is. absolutely protected from violence  and threats. Her remedy is to  get in touch with the RCMP  or any magistrate. ''"'.; '���'������  A hearty . vote of thanks  was given Mr. Thomson for  his most interesting talk.  During the; business session  plans were made for an Empire tea to be; held, in the United Church, hall on April 2i>  A donation to the recent fire  victims in the. community- was  passed by vote.  ���-���"   The April meeting will    be  at Mrs. Wynn's  home.  in pulp industry  Accidents in the pulp and  paper industry in 1954 were  slashed .below those, of any  other year in the industry's  history...; ���   -.;������ V  In 1951 there were 278. accidents in -over; 13 ;-million  man hours -worked,, a frec_uen-:  cy rate of 21.1 for the industry. During 1954 there were  only 182 accidents with man  hours worked increased to  over 15 million, a frequency  of 12.13', for the year.-  During .the past seven years  the pulp and paper .. industry  has tackled the serious problem of industrial accidents  with the result that employee-  managemeht co-operation has  .made pulp and paper mills a '���  safer place to work. ���-   ���������  ,300 scholarships...]  More than $1,300.. in -new  scholarships and prizes jiave  been donated to the University -of British" Columbia recently by local business firms, club  groups and individuals, scholarship committee chairman  Walter H. Gage announced today.  Two annual scholarships totalling $250 have been given  to the University by the!B.C.  ���Truck Loggers'   Association.  -A new lectureship'in rheumatic diseases and a loan fund  for Pharinacy students have  also been established, by interested groups. -  A 40 percent gain in assets  since February 1954, and a 17  percent gain in members during the same period has been  made by the. Roberts Creek  Credit Union. - '*.  . Last Friday,. when directors,  and credit committee met. in  the C.U. I office^/ Sechelt^y^the  treasurer,' ;H. Liric'oln, reported  membership at 295 j with  eight more residents of the'  Sunshine Coast- applying'! for  admittance..- :..���    .- .  Evidence of further endorse.:  ment of the C.C. and C. Health .  Services by*medical    authpri-.  ties was laid before the. meet--������..  ing.      Junior savings in  local .  schools should be encouraged,  the directors  added.  It was .pointed ,.puX that^. ,.ac,? v  cording to    a>-. recent    Trans- ���":'  Canada news    report.    Credit .  Union savings" in' "Vancouver  schools, now stand at $90,00'0';���  and that by' this means many..  students  are now able to    finance  their 'university   eduea- '  tion.. The record-���of ' Alberni  high school was '��� regarded .. as  even more remarkable.  The "director also made preliminary plans'for a' social ga-.  thering of all    members   and  their friends this  spring. The  matter of a Credit Union picnic and sports day this summer was  also  discussed.  FEWER RADIOS  Sales of radios by Canadian*  manufacturer';.. dror,pea last  ye:-ir to a postwar low . of  487,237/sets worth $35,8.16,274  -from 620,000 sets valued at.  $52,llv9,381 4n  1953..  SSANS'' "STORE  FOR '  -.  '������'!     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Chevrolet's big, beautifully  upholstered front scat moves  up and forward or down and  back into your most comfortable position.There's more  interior room this year for  hips, hats and shoulders!  . . or let electricity do it?  No need to worry about electrical equipment running your  battery down in anew Chevrolet. It gives the reserve  power of a 12-volt electrical  system ��� easily capable of  meeting your car's demands.  Do all your own clutching . . . or save effort and gas with  Overdrive? N  Clutching is easier than evert The "free-wheeling" effect of  with' Chevrolet's- new, High Chevrolet's new Touch-Down  Capacity Tri-Flex'Clutch. The;: Overdrive* eliminates much  new pendant-type, pedal andr. of the clutching necessary at  single- diaphragm spring re-"   city.driving speeds. And on  duce the amount of foot pres^'  sure required, while other new ���  advances   ensure   positive  clutch engagement.  the highway it reduces engine  speed by 22% ��� greatly increasing fuel economy and reducing engine wear..  Apply the brakes like this . . ,  An improved braking system  and new swing-type pedals  make it a cinch to stop your  Chevrolet on the proverbial  dime. And Chevrolet's amazing new Anti-Dive control  gives.you '-heads up" stops 1 .  or have power make it easier?  What's new and improved  about Chevrolet? Everything!  Chevrolet Power Brakes* are  better than ever���let you stop  swiftly and safely by a simple  pivot of your ,foot from accel-  . erator to brake pedal.  Rather roll your own . .  Chevrolet, gives you separate,  crank controls both for windows and ventipanes. This is  yet another of the many great.  conveniences offered by Chevrolet��� newest of new cars.  . or just push a button? -....  Like to adjust any one window  ���or all four of 'em���with the  mere push of a button? Automatic window and seat controls'" are available ori Bd Air  and 'Two-Ten" models.  *Optional at extra cost.  Rather have standard steering .  .'-..,      Steer  How easy and sure "can steer-. ���  ing be? Try this new. Chevro-.  let and see. Chevrolet uses a  ball bearing system to cut friction to a minimum���and '.to get':.  really, fast steering response.  . or the'exVra ease of Power.-  ���For parking and slowrspeed  turning, there's nothing quite  so easy asVPower Steering, of'  course. Gbpd news: Chevrolet's new linkage-type Power  Steering* i.s'-reduced in price!  motoramic  Automatically -  Chevrolet's stealing the thunder  1    from the high-priced cars!  A GENERAL ^brOR-^VAtUE'':.  ��� ;��� ..5--.-t,..  Ihe Bet Air 4-Door Sedan. You'// find" your favorite model  among Chevrolet's comphle line of Fisher Body beauties.  B-i755C  W   H   <s��s?  THE NAME THAT MEANS A GOOD DEAL  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  &e Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia,  Phone 5S  Wilson Creek  TTgyyBfT-^r-j^-_--t--w��-f^-----B-a-B-B mntAzwtwttaiuaji  E5B8aRXsr-WiiUi\mm'jto Mtmt i .an-re_ra 8 Coast News Mar. 24, 1955  Job inlet views  ��n Wednesdays  Don Macklam, the personnel manager at Port Mellon,  advises a new policy at Canadian Forest. Products Ltd.,  with regard to interviewing  applicants for work in the  pulp mill.  Anyone on the Peninsula  desiring work at the mill may  go to his office on Wednesday  afternoons, and an interview  will be granted. This, Mr.  Macklam states, will be the  only time at which interviews  may i>e given.  mmmwmmmmmtmmmmm  CHOPS'  RADIO & APPLIANCES  REPAIRS  Fast Service, Reasonable Bates  House Calls,  Pick-up and Delivery  . Phong Gibsons 71  Inter-Wence  Here's an informal shot of  CBC sportscasteu Bill Good  and his family taken in front  of their West Vancouver  home. That's wife Doris at extreme  left.   ���=  Bill started his 13th year  of continuous broadcasting for  the CBC in January..,He is on  radio each morning (except  Sunday) at 8.10 and on Saturday at 10.15 p.m.  He's seen On television too^  with his    own    sports    show  titled Time Out, a feature on.  CBUT    Channel    2,    Monday  nights at 7.30.  Four fires reported  wa  FAMOUS  F.M.S. OINTMENT  Formula discovered by late  dispenser at Wolverhampton  Hospital.  Those who once use it  are  seldom again without it.  One carton, price $1.   Send  Money Order. Manufacturer  H. M. JONES,   CODSALL,  Wolverhampton, England.  At 8 o'clock Sunday morning, Mr. and Mrs. Desbiens  lost most of their household  possessions in a fire, believed  caused by an overheated chimney,  . which    completely    de-  JOHN J. DUNKIN  Doctor of Optometry  90S- Birks Building  VANCOUVER, B.C.  EASTER DRESS SHOES  also  Running Shoes and  Work Shoes  WIGAJtD'S SHOES  Phone 25 S  Sechelt  stroyed their ��� cottage at Garden Bay.  Of the more valuable items  lost were' two power saws.  Mr. Desbiens went- back to  the cottage several times, to  retrieve household articles,  until prevented by. the others.  The cottage1, owned by> Gordon Lyons, was a complete  loss.   .  Mr. and Mrs. Desbiens are  temporarily sheltered in one  of ��� the Columbia Coast - Missions cottages, until they can  find a home  for themselves.  Two fires at Gibsons over  the week-end were promptly  extinguished by. the Volunteer  Fire Department. On Saturday  they were called to a brush  fire along the edge of the  Drew property, when brush  being burned consumed part  of a fence. On Sunday they  were called to a chimney' fire  at the Perry home. No damage  was caused.  !���-  BY  CHUCK  TOMPKINS  The  loss of "Bldeket" Richard to the Montreal Canadiens  - will probably be more    of    a  ��� mental handicap to the'   team  than it will be to their actual  play.  It is like playing a ball game  without your star pitcher, although you have, lots of  strength on the bench a certain amount of mental  strength comes with the knowledge that your best man is  with you.  Truly* Richard deserved  punishment but he is one of.  the most abused players-in the  NHL. Every time he steps on  the ice he is slashed, tripped,  gang-checked and generally  roughed up by the opposing  players to keep him, the  greatest scorer of all time,  away from the goal. All this  time Richard is merely playing his best hockey, as his  coaches expect him to do,.  Great players have to play,  hard to remain on top.  By handing out a stiff fine  and the usual three game suspension, Clarence Campbell  would not only hay.e., proved  that. hockey is bigger than  any one,;player but still would  have held the respect of-thousands, of hockey fans across  Canada.  This is not an ode to Richard  but to the many Richards of  the future who will face the  same thing. I wonder if the  "Rocket" had been a Maple  Leaf under the protective  wing of i ri f 1 u e n t i a 1 Con  Smythe if all this would have  beer- the same.  Editor's Note: Chuck must  agree that a great player  must be great in more ways  than one on -and off the ice. If  cne's greatness lies only in the  direction of scoring goals it  is not enough; Other great  stars have had to take as  much or even more than Richard. Either Richard runs hockey or hockey runs Richard.  II  I  CHKK YOUR  6S��.   /fa-fay  IE  IMPROVEMENT  NEEDS  FROM THIS  LIST:  _~_ files for bathroom,  kitchen  O garage repairs  Q recreation room in  basement  Q wiring  {_j storm and screen  windows and doors  O interior decorating  Q flooring   '    .    . *   .  ��� new roof ef roof  -repairs  Qp second bethreem  '��� a basement  "    shower-stall  Q tnstfkttion  Q enclosing ��  . ,t . yertutdah   _2-fcv;v'  0'>'*<w pwdrfer  back of hews*.  pa *m#* ������  tnedemr-atfcft  O faeces  O heating system  Q extra;*lete��  Q ��elt��7 weterproeftng'  Q ton_?$-��jMKg  ��� construction er  improvement e#  driveways, walks,  sidewalks, curbs, etc*  Q addition of ��n  extra room  A -SANK OF NOVA SCOTIA  M��*^}  /  If  w  OVEMENT  LOAN  GIVES YOU BETTER LIVING  m YEARS TO COME  ���  ���  Enjoy the conveniences you and your family have  dreamed about... modernize ... make improvements  that save you money in running your house, bring  new heauty into your home. Now is the time to arrange  a low cost Home Improvement Loan with The Bank of  Nova Scotia���up to $2500 for a 1-family dwelling,  and more in cases of certain multiple family dwellings.  Why not discties your plans soon with your BNS  manager���he'll be glad to advise you and assist you  in every way possible.  HOW it ih* fimd f�� moke your arrangement*  to improv* y$vr heme  BOWLING NEWS  y Port Mellon: Men's high  three, D. Dunham, 244, 205,;  181���63.0. Men's high single,  Arnie Dow, 273. Women's  high three, Helen Clark, 159,  192, 197���548. Women's high  single, C. .Husband, 234. Team  high single game, Lucky Five,  952. Total pins, Lucky Five.  2,570.  Sports Club: Men's  three, Sani McKenzie,  241, 230���624. Men's  single, , Chief Caldwell,  Women's high three, Harriet  Duffy, _81, 317, 231���729.  Women's high single, Harriet  Duffyi, 317. Team high single,  King Pins, 988. Total pins,  Holey Rollers,  2,902.  Ball and Chain: Men's high  three, Don Caldwell, 637.  Men's high single, Don Caldwell, 274.. Women's high three,  Eleanor Crucil, 574. Women's  high single, Anne Baird, 239.  Total pins, 2,550.  high  153,  high  270:  B.C.   forests   are  practically  entirely  composed of conifers.  on  radio  Editor: Someone, who must  be in the block between the  P.O. building and the road  where Fletcher road comes  out on the Main road or possibly in the next block is using electrical equipment which  ruins radio programs.  For some time past, at intervals there has been disturbance between 10 and 11 at  nigjht and how much longer, I  do not know. Now the disturbance starts much earlier  spoiling all programs during  most of the evenings. On  March 16, 17 and 18 it started  soon after 7 p.m.  I believe that it is illegal to  use such equipment and certainly it is hot fair to,spoil so  many people's enjoyment on  their radio. There are a number of shut-ins who depend on  radio for their entertainment.  Would you ask yjour readers  to test any equipment they may  be using. If it disturbs others  it would sutfely make >a-' dis  turbance on their own radio,  or could it be any of the television sets being set- ups in the  neighborhood? However there,  was some of this disturbance  before there were ma.ny TV  sets in this vicinity.  M. E. Telford.  Ki  Last week, Howard Chad-  wick, vice president of the  New Westminster club, a very  interesting speaker, spoke to  the local Kiwanis on small  businesses and a prevalent  cause of their failures.  'A careful scrutiny revealed,  that an over-indulgence in.  liquor by the owner was responsible in over 80 percent  of the cases. He spoke of the  fact that many firms, including large liquor firms, are  now deploring the excessive  use of liquor by their salesmen. ' ���   ;:.   "  Following    this    item,    Mr.  Chad wick gave an informative   .��  talk on income taxation.  Plans are maturing; for the  Kiwanis Easter dance April  9.   .. ...   '   .''  iitt'us nm mm  Owned., aiid Oj>erated by Mrs. Vic Metcalfe  .  Now on Dispi-ty:      '���'Y ..'.'���:'������   "Miss Peabody" SADDLE JEANS  in the New SUN TAN SHADE, sizes 12 to X8  BLOUSES, SWEATERS & SCARVES for  Sports and Casual Wear*       r  CHILDREN'S TERRY T-SHIRTS and ROMPERS  Sizes from 1 yr. up  Theatre Buldg.,  GIBSONS  Phone 35 K     f  80AXD, AftP iT  coesopfAsrr  INSULATES; BUILDS  At tftf�� COST  4x8x1-2, and 4x9x1-2 sizes  $85 per M Sq. Ftu  - Look into this Fast, Simple and  Economical way of Sheathing*  See it at  GIBSiS .-NHUIN SUPPLIES, LM.  Phone.-53  Gibsons  10  ;;ANNOUNGiNG   '  the opening of  an  Office  in  Sechelt, B.C.  (directly opposite the Bus  Depot)  We are prepared to:.  Assist in the financing of small logging operations and the acquisition of timber stands.  Do Field examination and reporting on timber properties.  0  ���Your Partner i*  Hdping Canada Grow  We are interested in purchasing for long term investment, (through  licensed agents), lands containing suitable second growth timber, as well  as tracts with immediate merchantable timber.  '��� ._W   D finJ*hin9 yowr o*Hc  m  Your BNS Manager is a good man to know.  In Squamish and Woodllbre he is A. M. Reid.  smmmawmsB  Coastview Timber  SECHELT, B.C.  E. B. Taylor, Presid ent  Phones: Sechelt 55-M  Gibsons 20-W  m.  ^HI^S^ES��?*!?!^


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