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Array Published   in   Gibsons, B.C.  April 28,1955  Volume 9, Number 17     .  rro-anaiai i4.i>_*ary  Victoria,  B. C���  Serving  fhe Growing  Sunshine  Coast  From  Squamish  to Pender Harbour  The change in power system  ownership will not delay installation of services in the  Pender Harbour district, S.  Howlett, manager of the Sechelt system of the B.C. Power  Commission reports.  AH existing commitments  will be filled and all projects  concluded. The date of the actual chan'ge-over is not known  So in* the meantime business  will be carried on as usual,  Mr. Howlett said/ ��������� ' ''���������������  Following publication of a  statement by Mr. Howlett that  there was riot sufficient interest for power in the Kleindale  district residents of the area  _ wrote this letter to the Power  Commission: ""      *"  ;'B.G. Power Goirimfssion,  Sechelt, B.C. '^  /.&ar^ Sirs: . Wey :the    undersigned* residents of  Kleindale,  'District   of   Pender   Harbour,  ; B.C., having read an article in  i The Coast News stating, 'that  I the B.C.    Power    Commission  "'does riot-intend    to    provide'  'electric power to  the  District  of Kleindale, due to poor response from residents of"'the  District in applying for power,  take  great exception    to    the  a/m article.     With the exception of a few pensioners-living  in the District; for whom it is  ,   a    financial    impossibility    to  ; ! guarantee the purchase of $10  per month electric power out  'yy'of. their small pensions, every-  i ;:6rie bere' k:wants ��� the    Power .  ; Commissiori to : inqlude Klein-  ,dale in.    their    present,  plan.  /C: Surely the B.C.; Power    Commission must realize the' vital  ."  importance to    our    District's  fv continued growth and; welfare  V;  that the. availability of    elec-  ;';"tricwpower .means.  -From the  newspaper report    it y appears  to be /less, than, -stwo^m^slS^f,;  powerline required,Jto  service  Kleindale.  Please advise Mrs. Oliver  Dubois, R.R. 1, Half Moon  Bay, B.C. of your intentions  in this matter as the Residents  of Kleindale will have to appeal to the Provincial Government should you by-pass  . Kleindale in the present plans  for powerline expansions in  the Pender Harbour District.  Attached are the actual signatures of residents making  this request.  Yours truly,  Oliver Dubois  Peter Klein  L. M. Dubois  Archie and  Jean Werner  Raymond Phillips  Blanche Wilde  Harold Sandford  Mrs.  Arthur Joss  Garden Bay Oysters  R. Wayne Allen  R. Kolelmannie  Norman Klein  Pender Harbour  Oyster Co.  Gladys B. Klein  ,    Fred Klein  Kay West ,  Gerald Gordon Garage  Gerald   Gordon  (residence)  Ted Sundquist  Charles Sundquist  Henry Harris  A. Walker  A. West  M. Harris  Grace V.  Crocker  T.' P.  Forrester  James Phillips  Roy Dusenbury  Harbour Motor Service  S. Howlett of the B.C. Power   Commission  on   receipt of  the above    letter    announced  that in view of the increased  number of signatures the matter of supplying power will be  re-submitted to    the    commission for    their    consideration.  Mr. Howlett is of the opinion  the commission will view the  petition with favor.  Sechelt PTA held its monthly meeting with the president,  Mrs. Dorothy Smith in the  chair. Guest speakers were  school inspector G. T. Rendle,  Mrs.. Anne Burns, secretary  for district 46; Mr. Funnell,  chairman, of the board and  Harry ' Ladds,    representative.  Mr.   Rendle ' said  a    survey  had been uridertakeri by    the  school principal    Mr.    Russell  with- a';' view to. finding how  the ' pre-school population was  /growing and that certain  schools would have to be added to in the near future.    He  also stressed the idea of more  library books for the schoblsy  Mr. Funnel spoke on the k'dif*.  ficulties experienced by some  bus drivers through the ill .-  behavior of some of the ��� stu-  dents.  Mr. Ladds and Mrs. Burns  were s^sked questions from the  floor" and many problems were  discussed resulting in a better  understanding between bqafird  members and tax payers.   .     ;  On April 29 the Choraliers  will present a concert in the  Legion Hall at 8 ;pk Fund$  will go to the PTA. May 6, .the  UBC Players will be at Gibr  sons. Tickets may be.had from  PTA' mernbers. Plans are underway for May Day celebrations.- .    y ������ ���;..   ; 'ky } _'  The membership   has    beeri-  boosted to 99..  Mrs. Don Caldwell is convener-and would like to get 100  members. Anyone interested  in education, community standards, arid the school is invited  to join. It is not restricted to  parents. All tax payers should  talc_. an interest in the PTA.,  Th_ social hour after the  mealing, usually brief, is  very enjoyable. .        k  Some 20 or more loggers of  the Sechelt Forest Loggers association met Saturday evening in Sechelt's Legion Hall  and decided to prepare a brief  tp the Sloan Royal Commission on Forestry and have set  up a committee of directors  and others to prepare the document.  Reason for the brief is the  feeling among ��� loggers they  are not getting a fair deal in  this area and-as one logger  put it "the district is becoming a bargain basement for.  outfits who have not been  successful in obtaining licenses elsewhere."  Alex,Lamb; president . and  chairman of the.meeting said  sociation.to make operations  on this coast less cf a dog eat  dog affair and more of a business proposition.  The names of R. Kolterman,  R. L. Jackson, Charles Stewart and Ted Osborne jr. were  added, to the present list cf directors along with two to be  appointed from the Jervis Inlet area. These men will form  a committee to prepare the  brief.  Alex Lamb, the president,  sized up the situation for the  meeting in the following  words:. ���     "  "The  present allowable   cut .  on the. Sechelt Public Working  Circle was established several  ber in accessible are^s, and:  the ability of these lands fc&  produce a continuous yearly  crop, allowing a perpetual- cufc  of-94 million board feet per  year. " These conditions have  changed."  "The advent of new conversion processes in the pulp an&  lumber mills now . require  small clean, second' growth:  timber which is being removed in thinning and clear exit  logging operations, that woula'  have remained in the slash or  fallen by natural thinning in.  the past. These small logs  contribute a. considerable volume to the total cut and dis- .  tort -the picture in regard tt*  the cutting    of    mature    anS  years, ago and based on an in  it was the-intention of the as-    ventory of merchantable    tim-    over mature' timber.  A Happy Hunting Ground  "The    continuing y improve- ea are logging the    allowable  ment of    logging    equipment  and ingenuity .of the men in  ih& woods brings much of the  inaccessible areas .into production, increasing the crop area.  This dapper young man has  been around Gibsons for. years  and years ��� which means he  is a trifle older. .  He knows a good many  things other people do not  know and of course other people' know some things he  '.d9esnft,^know;';;^yjall' of which  is very confusing.     --'  However he  can   be   found  every so often whooping it up-  with  a bunch of the boys ���  and can you guess where?  King s  Men .  to take service  Twelve members of the  "King's Men" of Ryerson United ������ Church, Vancouver, will  be in charge of the 11 o'clock  service ��� May 1 in Gibsons United Church.    ( ���  These young men.' are mem-  "Our association accepts the  fact that the cut on any forest  ���must be limited to the amount  that wiH grow back in a rotation period; But to single . out  the Sechelt area as a happy  hunting ground, for the dispossessed; from Management  License areas, and any other  area or occupation, creates an>  unwarranted hardship on  those present and established  with large investments. .-. Regardless of the amount it is  generally all he has in the  world.  "If the operators in any ar-  cut there should not be ��� another man or company allowed to enter until such time as  the allowance is increased or  the cost drops below the quota.    ���  "Most of the larger companies in this area are not allowed to remove enough . timber  in any one year, on their restricted cuts, to keep their machinery and crews at anywhere near capacity, for evo_i  the short logging season  they  out of timber and . at present  many have to wait ���. one or  two years before having the.  right to do battle in a publit  auction for timber they have  found . and applied for, since  the 1956 cut is already allocated.  "This condition must stop ii  there is to be any stability in.  our community. If another'  man's investment is to be -protected entirely, it is-only fair  that we at lea-t have our liucr  iied   supply   reserved   for   our  are running  into  at high  ele-.   residents and.  investors.  vatiens. This is a. direct result  of making room for small  new operators on the over-all  quota. Even if there is no possibility of competition in thes_  remote areas.  "The  smaller, one    or    two  machine shows are frequently  "The Fcrest Act at the present moment will not permit s  stumpage less than three times-  royalty regardless of conditions of market or quality of  the timber. This is -mother  law that is not in keeping  with present day conditions.  Low grade Alpine growth  'As the truck logging shows,   while, the crews are    working  reach the back ends of their  limits, there is .often a -vast  area of over-mature, defective,  low grade alpine material that  could be removed,    if it was  $888 for  Red Cross  Results" of the Red Cross  drive during March have been  completely tabulated and the  total has exceeded last year's.  Norman McKenzie, president of the Gibsons and Port  Mellon Red Cross society  branch announces that Gibsons collected $452.42 and  Port Mellon $436.50 making a  total of $888.92.  Mr. McKenzie has expressed  his thanks to the collectors  who canvassed on behalf of  the fund including Mr. Macklam and also than&s The Coast  News for its support in the  campaign.         ,~      ^^ ^^^ ^ ^^ pulp and paper  industry.  "The removal of these trees  is gocd forestry and a silvicul-  tural or salvage sale should  be possible to clear this    land  .. ��� , _I ; , 4 ��� .       .     .  Main points  Here are the main points of  contention among the loggers  as they were presented to the  loggers'      meeting  1. Increase cut due to new  markets  and improvements.  2. Limit operators as long  as. cut is taken  3. Reduce stumpage on  pine and defective timber  make way for new forest.  4. Board of Arbitration  adjust conditions on distressed  sales.  5. Timber allocated and  then up for TS if established  operator not interested.  6. New regulations should  be practical and considered by  ganization originally brought  together by the late Dr. Bra-  den, then minister of Ryerson  Church. ' They , adopted the  name of "The King's Men,"  and are very active in the  work of ' the church. This  group will be on, Keats Island  next week-end for a work  party at the United Church  Camp.  Their visit to us will be a  unique event and should draw  a good congregation. They^  will provide special music. A.  cordial invitation to all, not  only young peopled but to all  those who like to see young-  people in church, is extended.  alto  to  Girl  Guides  to sell cookies  On Saturday, April 30, the  Girl Guides and Brownies  will be out in uniform, asking  your co-operation in tlie sale  of their cookies.  This is the one time each  year that the Guid.es and  Brownies canvass each Community to; raise funds to carry  en the work of the Canadian  Girl Guides Association. This  is a worthy cause, so everyone  please make the Girls welcome and  buy cookies. s  Port Mellon; Hopkins, Granthams, Gower Point and Gibsons will be visited. The cookies are selling at 30 cents a  packet.  Boy, 5, drowns  Paul Martin Warnock, five-  year-old son of Mr. and Mrs.  William Warnock of Bargain  Harbour in Pender Harbour  district, was drowned while  playing on- the waterfront. At  the" time of the    accident   he  was according to reports, play-    groups "of operators and fores-    tice   on  any specific  instance,  ing with other children. ters before forced oh loggers. ��� and expert advice .is,   readily  He is a grandson of Mr. and        7. Cubic scale is useless   to    available if required.VIt is un  independent _oggers.  8. Quick sales: Too much  time. between. application and  actual permit to operate.  the district so that    the    new  forest can get a foothold.  "In the Sechelt area we  have powder worm cedar  which definitely comes under  this same.heading.and,sheul.d  be considered salvage  -"Without an extremely low  stumpage (by present standards) these areas are not merchantable arid the overcrowding in the lower more accessible areas is aggrevated or  many more workmen are unemployed arid the whole country suffers.  ''Any contract when properly drawn and signed, is bind-"  ing, bujy. in normal practice,  when drawn in good faith, an  agreement can be altered if  conditions do not prove up as  anticipated. This is possible in  private transactions.  "A contract with the provincial government is unalterable  regardless, but there should be  some appeal board, or commission, set-up that could  bring relief in deserving cases  where actual conditions are  not what either side anticipated.  "This body should be judiciary, as it is a matter of jus-  Mrs. Martin Warnock who  have lived in the Bargain Harbour district for the last 40  years.  just arid unwise to hold a  man to conditions that cause  financial ruin, as r_o one gains  in a failure.  SCHOOLS  Gambierhland  strate i  II      Talent Night  Bronchial pneumonia and  fatigue caught up ��� to Magistrate Johnston last week, and  he was confined to bed. Dr.  McColl of Sechelt is in attendance.  With a few days' rest, Andy  hoped to be around again, but  his doctor advised no haste in  returning  to  work.  "Talent Night" finals will  be held April 30 at Roberts  Creek Community Hall commencing at 8 p.m.  A good line of entertainment has been arranged as a  result of the various elimination contests that have been  held throughout the district in  the past weeks.  Back in 1950 when a'by-law  for new schols in Sechelt Dis-  terict   46 was. being considered,  the  late  Capt. Drage was  insistent that the time was  ripe for the construction of a  school on Gambier Island and  when the by-law was finally  passed by the taxpayers irc  1951 it contained an appropriation, of $7,500 for the construction of a school on Gambier Island.  These funds are still on  hand, however, as, despite  constant pressure from Island  residents, the board has considered that the number of  children of school age on the  Island did not warrant the  construction of a school. In  the meantime transportation  by boat from Andes Bay  and  Needless to say this solution  to the difficulty has created a  great hardship on the children  as they have to leave home at  7.30 a.m. in the wintertime before daylight, and do not  reach home again until 4.30  in the afternooD. Further, water transportation in the wintertime is not too _��mfdrtable  for adults but is doubly ftard  on children. In extremely  rough weather there bave  been times when the children  have had to he held overnight in Gibsons and tneir parents notified by telephone to  that effect.  At the present time there  are. eight Gambier Island elementary and junior high  pupils attending school at  Gibsons and seven pupils taking    correspondence      courses  New Brighton  to    Granthams under the supervision of their  Landing has    been    provided parents and a survey eooduct-  and from Granthams Landing ed by the board indicates that  the children have been taken in the    1955-5G   school    year  by bus to the Gibsons Eiemen- there will  be  17    elementary  tai-y School. pupils on f.h'e Island requiring  ihstructioh. These children  are scattered between East  Bay and Andes Bay and the  board has considered . acquiring a site at West Bay, midway between these points and  plans to construct a one room  school at that location, subject  to the approval of the Dep_.  ment of Education.  Even under this plan transportation difficulties on the  Island will still present problems but it is hoped that  these can be overcome toi  some extent by improvement  of the present roads connecting Andes Bay with New  Brighton, Gambier Harbour  and West Bay and the construction of an adequate trail  between East Bay, Centre  Bay and West Bay.  To this end the Board's representative on Gambier Island  is bringing pressure to bear  en the Department of Highways to make the necessary  improvements.  "The public auction timber  sale method of disposing of a  natural resource would ibe  considered ground for justifiable homicide jf practiced -in  mineral rights in Canada. 'It  was tolerable in the days d��  " pie'rity,';*b'ut^iriipractical In bur'"  c'ay of short' supply.  "Where a man or company-  spends the time and ihoney tfr  find and apply for small timber sales he should receive  the courtesy, of having first  refusal on the government,  terms. If he does not agree .  then a public sale rnay be justified.  "In areas where an operator,  has a large investment tied up  there should be allocation of  timber at a reasonable stumpage, for the area, to enable  him to plan ahead and operate  efficiently without outside interference in good forestry."  Mr. Lamb  said.  During the meeting Tony  Gargrave, MLA, read a lettef  which he had received from  C. D. Orchard, deputy minister. The  letter follows:  Sir: We beg to adenow-t-  edge receipt of your letter of  March 31st with which ;you  have forwarded a copy of a  letter from the Sechelt Penir_-  sula Board of Trade io the  Secretary of the Royal Commission on Forestry.  We note, the concern of the  Board of Trade and yourself  that the current allowable cut  for the Sechelt Working Circle  is not as large as it should be  and their suggestion that ._  new inventory be undertaken.  The field work for the re-  survey of the Sechelt 'Forest  was started in 1949 and completed in 1950. Timber summaries, and the new cover-  maps from this inventory, became available the latter parr,  of 1951, so you will appreciate  that the data on which current management plans are  based are of recent origin.  No extensive areas of alpine timber have been excluded from the inventory  and, for your information, we  can advise that the allowable  cut in question was carefully  reviewed in the latter part of  1954 with a view to increasing  the allowable cut if possible  on account of the demand for  timber supplies in that region.  We are appreciative of your  .interest in this problem, zafi&  can assure you that we-wn_d_i  be only too happy to increa-se  the allowable cut of 'the SSe-  chelt Forest if there were the  resources to justify . cur action.  C. D. r0c��5aard,  Deputy __&nis��er. *   -I , \  i  ~> I r' J i  ���   "1 Ci ;���*  /*���  '-'��� a/ I      >,  Coast |<fews Ap.  28,  1955 2  oast isjetus  G'l Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  ^ every Thursday, at Gibsons, B.C.  FRED CRUICE, Editor and Publisher  .   DO WORTMAN. Advertising Manages    .  ,  Member BiC. Div.,  Canadian  Weekly   Newspapers  Association  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  Box 128, Gibsons. B.C.   Phone 45W  ;J_u���horized Second Class Mail, Post Office Department, Ottawa  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos. $2; 8 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. 75c  United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year 5c per copy  THE POWER DEAL  BY  L.S.J.  SOU' EASTERS OF NOTE  The south-east gale in Easter week was about the strongest wind we had all winter, at  least, according to the sea that  was breaking across .the reef  at the White Rock light. The  weather man does not always  get the true wind force and  the tide conditions govern the  sea's  action in certain areas.  One could see this at" the  point where the log towers  come out of Trail Bay to head  down    the    Gulf    for    Gower  The power deal between the British Columbia Power  Commission and the B.C. Electric has not surprised The  Coast News. In last week's editorial it was suggested that  if the B.C. Electric obtained the Powell River franchise the  Power 'Commission could not afford to economically carry. Point, a ten mile or so stretch  the Sechelt system as an isolated "power island." that has in the past been   the  But what does strike The Coast News as being signi- cause of tueboat skippers-grey  ficant is the completeness of the B.C. Eleetric's fact finding operations in the Powell River area. It went so far as to  make firm offers to the various power outlets in the area  in terms of explicit cash and obtained acquiescence of the  units involved. All this before the matter was adjudicated  by the Public Utilities Commission.  On top of this word was spread that the Power Com- fine cavorting inside Mission  mission was going to fight the B.C. Elctric's move which Point trying to keep his char  was completely wiped out by the surprise move by Commission counsel in making what appears to be a swap of  power fields ��� the Commission to have north Victoria  Island and the B.C. Electric to operate, along the coastal  area. (  On the basis of economics it has the appearance of  a wise move but whether the Peninsula area\will be better  off under B.C. Electric than under the Power Commission,  time will tell.  B.C. Electric may be more active in assisting in  business expansion along this coastal area than any government organization would be.  The change-over may take some little time because  the power line to Powell River, is not expected to be operating until the Pall of 1956.  hair and a superb    command  of vocal condemnation of    all,  things   pertaining to  the    sea  and all that therein is.  .This particular morning a  tug with two large covered  freight scows was doing some  ges riding free. Unable to  shorten his towline on account  of the swell the skipper was  also bedevilled by the proximity of the beach. The eddy out  of Trail Bay . worked the  scows into tlie wind and,sea  and they would get: into the  trough    which    would     cause  some concern as those half-ton  paper rolls would well compare with Victor Hugo's cannon if they loosened up a bit.  As the scows worked out  into the cross chop caused by  the eddy the tug would have  ���to take a turn and lay with  the beam sea for a short time  and straighten them out and  there would "be a flashing display of copper paint nearly  down to the keel. Along about  noon there was enough abatement so that hey passed on  down but still nosing into the  ground; swell that would delay any mug up for the time  being.       . ',  The several log towers hooked on to Soueast.Rbck in the  shelter of Trail Islands were  really snug and were probably catching up on sleep as flat  rafts lay well there in a wind  and do not come to much  harm if they do; not touch the  beach. ������The ��� tug .--with the scows  however had a; bear by - the  tail because scows that size  take some real seamanship to  handle and they could not be  ONE SPRING DAY  United Church College  One of the strongest bulwarks of civilization as the  Western World knows it today is the Christian church.  How many of us stop to think that the church needs more  than our prayers and our attendance at services in order  to carry on,its wonderful work?  Your immediate comment probably would be: Well,  what cant I do ? -  Union College of B.C. is campaigning for $650,000 in  the next three years. It needs the money for expansion of  its teaching services on the campus of the University o���  B.C. to which it is affiliated.  It needs money to complete its library, to provide  additional residences, meet increased operating costs/provide aid to needy students and set up an endowment fund  to meet its needs over the next 20 years. It needs all these  things because Union College is the teaching centre in B.C.  for the United Church of Canada.  This is the first appeal for funds Union College has  undertaken in 27 years. And officials say that if the present objective can be raised they won't have to appeal for  another 20 years.  United Church members have been asked to pledge  $400,000 over the next three years. The rest of the money  must come 1'rom the general public and from special gifts  and bequests.  It is a project that deserves wide-spread and enthusiastic support throughout B.C.  The budget reviewed  i While Canada's new minister of finance, in bringing  down his first budget on April  5, distributed more Easter  gifts in the way of tax reductions than most Canadians expected, perhaps the most striking feature of the . budget  speech was his evident concern with the lcng-range implications of budgetary policy,  says the Bank of Montreal in  its April Business Review issued today. As evidence of  this, the B of M cites the minister's announcement of . the  setting up of a Royal Commission to examine Canada's future  economic prospects.  This month's review, in an  examination of the budget  speech, observes that the highlight of the minister's remarks  was, as always, the revision of  taxes, but the speech was also  notable for the philosophy underlying the reductions.  It  is now   generally    recognized, the B of M  points out,  that, although a balanced budget is  desirable    as    a    long-  term objective, it should, from  the  short-term point  of view,  be aimed    at    smoothing    out  fluctuations in the rate of economic  growth.    Thus,   a surplus  is in    order    when    the  pace of expansion  is so  rapid  as to be inflationary, and, conversely, a deficit is called for  as andf when the national output ceases to grow. It is, however, the review states, a matter of fine judgement  to    decide when a surplus or deficit  is appropriate and,    if    appropriate,     how  large  it    should  be."  ,   "The minister," the B of M  continues, "has now simplified  the problem by adding a new  refinement to the concept of  contra - cyclical budgeting."  The budget has been so designed as to balance if the  normal rate of growth in the  value of national output is  maintained. Thus, if the  growth rate is above the long-  term . trend a tax surplus  should result. If it is lower an  automatic  deficit  will  occur.  Discussing the 1955 budget  prediction, the B of M points  out that it is based upon the  expectation that the rate of  national production will reach  $26 billion before the end of  March 1956. This would riiean  a rate of growth somewhat  ���higher than normal, and .consequently, would produce a  surplus of $188 million. This  potential figure was considered available for tax reductions, which should amount  to  $148  million.  While it remains to be seen  whether the minister's hopes  will be realized, the B of M  says, the effect of the tax cuts  on the economy in its present  state should be salutary, "an  effect that was undoubtedly  intended."  Turning to  a discussion    of.  the    Royal     Commission    announced  by  the  minister ���   in  his address, the B of M notes  that its , terms    of    reference  would    appear    to    be    even  broader  than those of the Pa-  ley Commission'in the United.  States. It will attempt to    determine developments in Canada's    production       capacities  and   export   markets,   as   well  as probable  population  trends  and their consequent effect on  demands for consumer goods.  "There's only one thing  missing on the car," observes  Father as he pushes his foot  down on the accelerator, "a  sign: 'We buy and sell junk.'"  There's some truth in what he  says for a mattress gapes from  the trunk of the car, fishing  gear and garden tools are tied  ��� to the roof, not -to- mention  the miscellaneous collection,  besides us, in the car. We are  on our way to catch the Gibsons Ferry. It is our first  spring trip to our cottage at  Roberts Creek and a million  dollars couldn't buy our happy feeling  of  anticipation.  "As we drive "past Fisherman's Cove the blue water  sparkles like cut glass. ��It reflects our excitement. Father  is in his "All's well with the  world" mood and daughter  bounces about the rear seat  with the dog, who seems to be  grinning from long droopy ear  to long droopy ear..  Now we are ,gping down the  hill  at  Horseshoe    Bay,     and  there's a whoop of joy' and a  bark.    The Bainbridge is just -  docking and it's    like    .seeing  an  old friend    after    several  weeks of separation. Now I'm  excited  too . . .   the   ferry   always  does this ...   makes  me  feel four instead of forty-four,  with the same youthful anticipation of "a ride on a boat."  * # *  As we drive on to the ferry  it is as though we were entering another world... the city  is left behind: with its hustle  and bustle, its traffic' jams,  and its clocks ticking off the  minutes of a. regimented routine . . . for the next three  days the minutes and the  hours can take care of themselves. We beam at the  thought and at the ferry men  who greet us like long lost  friends.  Familiar  faces are drinking  coffee at the bar . . . some of  their names we  know,    some  we don't... but it doesn't matter.      We've a common   bond  just   the same.  Weekends   for  the rest of the year will    see  us at this meeting place, each  on the way to his own retreat.  What is it that keeps us coming? It certainly isn't a life of  luxury. Many live primitively  and  with  few comforts.      In  town the fuel is probably oil,  a thermostat is turned. In the  country, nine    times    out    of  ten, wood is used . . . the fuel  that warms twice because    it  has to be cut, split and stacked. In town the corner grocery  is never far ... in the country when   matches  or   canned  milk are forgotten we do without or borrow. No, it isn't the  comforts which lure  us.    But  there's something else ...  * * *  A hundred years ago Thor-  eau had his cabin beside Walden Pool and lived close to nature. Because of jobs and responsibilities we can't be full-  time Thoreaus, but we can  compromise . ."; so, holidays  and weekends see the ferry  group, each on the way to his  own Walden. For a few precious hours the' city veneers  and^ materialisms vanish. Life  is stripped so that we are able  to taste its flavor, see its color  and feel its texture . . . and  all cf it is good.  Our talk with the "familiar  faces" is desultory. I catch  bits of several conversations���  "We haven't missed aA weekend this year. Mildest winter  since 1940." . . . What did  you do about your plumbing?  Weren't you  afraid  of freeze-  ,ups?".. . . "There's something  to be said about living close  to nature. At our place we  don't worry about how cold it  gets." . . . "Say Art, what  gear did you use when you  caught your fourteen pounder  last week?"  Father and I grin at    each  other over the  coffee cups ...  - this is our life, and for the  last few -weeks we've  missed  it.  We pass the    familiar    land  marks . . . Bowen Island with  its snug coves and cottages ...  Gambier    that    resembles     a  sprawling .serpent. The seamed  faces    of    the    North     Shore  Mountains   are sharply  etched  with  fresh-fallen    snow,     and  from,   Squamish   direction   the  usual wind makes the    coffee  slosh around in the cups,    as  the ferry plows through briefly choppy water. We are soon  passing the    green    farm    on  Keats Island with its friendly  chimney sending up a drift of  smoke.  Now we can see    the  little    communities    of    Granthams,  Hopkins   and    Gibsons  all in a row with the sea pressing them against the hills.  The wind blows in our faces  as we lean over the ferry rail.  It's nippy, but the sea air has  a special ozone and we all begin deep breathing. We're so  busy being healthy that the  Bainbridge  is" almost    docked  Summer U  calendar ready  University of British Columbia summer session calendars  are off the press and may be  obtained through the Registrar's Office, officials have announced. Director Kenneth F.  Argue has recruited an outstanding teaching staff from .  Canadian, English and American universities to teach during the seven-week schedule  which is from July 4 to Aug- ;  ust 19.  Teachers planning to return  to the campus for further  training will meet such well-  known educators as Dr. S. R.  Laycock, dean emeritus of  the University cf Saskatchewan's College of Education;  Dame Olive Wheeler, former  dean of education at the University of Cardiff; and Dr. F.  E. Ellis, associate professor of  education at the University of  Minnesota.  British Columbia educators  who will join the summer n  staff include O. J. Thomas, assistant superintendent and inspector of Vancouver elementary schools; H. C.' Ferguson,  Alberni inspector of schools;  John Dobereinr of Richmond  High school; E. M. Kershaw of  West Vancouver high school  and t>: N. MacLean of Lord  Byng high school.  An expert on the peoples of  the'Arctic region, Dr. Edmund  of anthropology at the Univer-  Carpenter, assistant professor  sity of Toronto, will teach cultural ��� anthropology during  TJBC's summer.' session.  tied up to the wharf on    account of the swell.  There was fascination too  for some of the holiday visitors in watching the long  -surges roll to the point and  then wheel a full three quarter  turn before crashing in a  smother^ on the creek bar.  The scow tug had quite an  audience and many of these  good folk in their own mind  could have solved the dilemma but I think all the Captain  wanted was sea room and he  only just had it in spite of the  large area he had for his exercise. ,.  ���  The lessening of the    wind  brought    some    ominous    and  noisy machines    overhead    to.  have a look around arid they  generally are   .harbingers    of  sad tidings  because there kare  . those, on these holiday  weekends that should not go down  to the sea in ships unless they  have some idea of where they  are going and what,   type    of  vessel they are going in.     No  one needs to go to sea without  good knowledge of the    weather ahead   and    now    somewhere put at sea someone has  blundered and there is.sadness  and grief for someone left on  shore.  <ann--n_a_M--_  BY LAURA LINTON  " ��HH_MiH__n_r  ��� ��� ���.   ���'. V"'.-'  before we scramble hastily into the car.  We slowly move up the  ramp behind the bus and  wave to friends or* the wharf.  There's no ^chance of a, chat  now. Father's behind, the  wheel-with a glint in his eye,  and that means only one  thing'... . to get to the cottage as fast as we can ....  When we turn off the main  highway by the cemetery we  are the first car in the ferry  line.  '* * *  Our mail box shines brightly in  the sun . . . we  always  look in  it knowing full    well  that no one is likely to write  to this address. However, this  time we are rewarded with a  couple of    circulars . . . now  we are on the home trail, over  a hump and there is the .green  roof with the blue sea behind.  We heave a sigh of relief  as  we grab bags, boxes and bedding.  Every trip  is the same.  We  are always surprised that  the cottage is still there.  ; It isn't many    minutes    before the car is unpacked    and*  we are each off on our    own  pursuits . . .  Father to  check  his fishing gear, Daughter and  dog to the beach. I make my  own special   pilgrimage ....  out to the garden and the farthest plum tree. It is a sheltered spot yet found by the rays  of the  afternoon  sun.      Carefully  I push back some  shining leaves and there they are  ...  even more beautiful and  more fragrant than I had  remembered them ... a bed of  Devon, violets. Spring is surely here.  Cancer drive  under way  In a statement released  from Government House in  Ottawa, His Excellency, the  Right Honorable Vincent Mas-  sey, has endorsed the nationwide   cancer   campaign  The governor-general said  that during April Canadians  will again have the opportunity to show that they still believe in working together in  the face of a common threat.  He emphasized that all the  society's funds come from  voluntary donations and urged Canadians to give wholehearted support to its appeal.  In B.C., the B.C. Division,  Canadian Cancer Society, arid  the B.C. Cancer Foundation  will campaign jointly for  $200,000. ;The money will tie  used to finance education^ provide treatment facilities, educate the public k to cancer's  danger signals and assijst  needy patients.  Through tlie National Cancer Institute of Canada and  through .the provincial divisions the Cancer Society supports more than 75 cancer Research programs in riniversi-.  ties. , hospitals arid resear&h  centers across the country.  Put your  j  Regular quarterly divid��W#8j  '.hive1 ,:been pjiid ;-by ^InyeSfeSwj  inception in J$5f>. :M?^'"  detJuls contact your Invee  Syndicatei*pre_^t��tivet  Write or' Phone  NEY, ASTLEY  District Manager .  Room  313 Pemberlon  Bldg,  Phone MA 5283  Vancouver. ���'R.C.  t-G^W52?--:i.i,!-'33Wlfae.-iU  "TEACH YOUR DOLLARS  TO HAVE MORE GENTS"  YOUR INTEGRITY  IS     ���  YOUR SECURITY  Join��� and use��� the: Roberis  Creek  Credit Union.   ���  Talk it over with your Credit  Union Neighbors. Or inquire  cf Treasurer, Roberts Creek  Credit Union. Phone 55 K, Sechelt.  ���     Seagram's V.O.      *  0^> Seagrams  This advertisement is nor published or displayed by  tf�� Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia,  This paper will tell  What you have to sell. Coast News'Ap. 28, 1955  3  SEA   GRASSES  SOLD  In 1954 Canada sold $553,-  016 worth of sea grasses and  plants to the United States,  the United Kingdom and Norway,  W-X'sY-ft'SW Z�� **'*%���- ;yP?$r'<il?W?r<^   **?^^___ife__?^ "''"' --***">�����-������ ^> A.^-lv-'������v���'i^'?f���'^ >SS  ^V'^y- ' ^ / -.V/   ^    y ^ * *��� ^   ^,   ^^^^_i���F'j1 ** **��� 4 > % ^  -',^ "~v;'^, :>'V-' :k'*'kk''yyk'mf<k^ "--Kpk?A   . ,  <M��  ��� ���*,  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  Phone Sechelt 98J  P.O. Box 38, Gibsons  BICYCLES  SECHELT    CYCLES  Bicycles New & Reconditioned  Repairs io All Wheeled Goods  Saw Filing  Lawn Mowers Sharpened  Phone Sechelt 95M  BUILDING SUPPLIES  GIBSONS   ...'.,  . BUILDING    SUPPLIES  LTD.  "WE    CARRY   THE   STOCK"  Phone Gibsons 53  BULLDOZING  TRACTOR WORK  Clearing, Grading, Excavating  D-4 & D-6 Bulldozing  Clearing Teeth  ' A. E. Ritchey  Phone Gibsons 86  BUILDING    BULLDOZING  CONTRACTING  , Ran  Vernon,  R.R.   1,  Gibsons  Phone  26W  CLEANERS      S ~  PENINSULA    CLEANERS  Cleaners  for the   Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone:  Gibsons  100  BEAUTY  SALONS "  MRS. GLADYS   BATCHELOR  SECHELT  BEAUTY    SALON,  For Appointments   .  Phone Sechelt 95 J  HOURS:   10   a.m.  io 5  p.m.  ELECTRICAL  WORK "  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical" Heating  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized   GE  Dealer  Radios, Appliances, TV Service  PENINSULA  ELECTRONICS  TV & Radio Sales and Service  ALL   WORK   GUARANTEED  Fleetwood,   Philco &   Dumont  PHONE 75 W  GIFT STORE* ~*   Notions���Cards���Toys    -  Miscellaneous Gifts  THRIPTEE   STORES  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  Headquarters For Wool  MACHINISTS  HILL'S  MACHINE    SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding Any where ������-Anytime  Expert    Tradesmen  Precision    Machinists  Phone 54 Residence 78  PLUMBING  MARSHALL'S PLUMBING  HEATING &  SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134, 104 or 33  SADIO  ftlCHTER'S  RADIO ���- TV  SALES and SERVICE  Speedy, Guaranteed Wo_"k  SALES ON EASY TERMS  Phone SECHELT 25J  FURNITURE :  C and S. SALES, SERVICE  Agrents For  Propane Gas  Combination Gas R&ages  Salts and Ctus-aU&tfone  Free Esiiznft-es  Electric ��nd Gas Hot Plates  FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS  * pkon* 30S Sechelt  REFRIGERATION  REFRIGERATION  SALES and SERVICE  Commercial ��� Domestic  25 Years' Experience  A. M. CAMPBELL  SECHELT 83 W  Rich blue cloak of the Garter and background of light  blue sky are part of the splendor of this stirring and latest portrait of Her Majesty~-considered her finest���by Italian artist  Piertro Ahnigoni. The Queen is painted life-size, standing on a  .hill looking out into the distance and behind her is a quiet pastoral scene. The artist was commissioned by the worshipful  Company of Fishmongers to make the oil portrait for a fee of v  ��2,000. ' ' y*  Mrs. Corlett reminisces  on early Gibsons days  At the April meeting of the  WI held at Mrs. Winn's, both  the old timers of Gibsons and  the newcomers listened with  keen interest while Mrs. Corlett gave some, reminiscences  of the early days in Gibsons.  She told how, in May of  1886 George Gibson first saw  the spot which was soon to be  known as Gibsons Landing,  and how he launched into a  life of pioneering at the age  when many men would be  thinking  of  retirement.  For several years a fow boat  or a small sail boat was the  only means of transportation.  Mail was only received when  someone went into Vancouver.  Later, around .1891; 'Captain  Bridman started an old side  wheeler, The Mermaid. This  was followed by the first real  passenger boat, The Saturna,  which came into Gibsons one  day, making the return trip  next day.  Mr. Gibson and his famity  took an active interest in the  life of the growing village. He  served for many years as magistrate and post master, people coming all the way from  Squamish, for their mail. He  also held a place on the first  school board. The first school  was a small log building on  Marine Drive. Mrs. Lucy  Smith was the first teacher.  Later, Mr. George Glassford  built a school where the elementary school now stands,  the lumber being hauled there  by ox-cart.  The old Gibson home always had a welcome for those  new families settling in, in the  large dining room church services were held, regardless of  denomination.  The first road in the corn-  munity was known as.the Old  Road between the wharf and  the  school.  Mr. Gibson passed away in  1913, and was laid to rest beside his wife who had passed  away on three years previously. They rest in the little cemetery by the side of the United Church which he himself  had built.  A hearty    vote    of    thanks  -was given Mrs. Corlett for her  interesting talk.  At the business session of  the meeting, the' report' "of trie  district meeting held in Mission was read. Mrs. Corlett  and Mrs. Shoebottom were  delegates.and Mrs. Corlett was  one of two delegates who represented their institutes at the  last district meeting in Mission exactly 25 years ago. She  was presented with a lovely  corsage to commemorate the  occasion.  Plans were also made for a  luncheon meeting toi be held .  in May. Winner of the cushion  raffle was Mrs. Barns. Tea  was served and a hearty vote  of thanks, went to Mrs. Winn  for   her hospitality.  tgi&fi r^^2^^25>T^^a__^^^T^^-_^AA_-^^T.'^��d^^^T^^g  &Y MUIRNEAG  I arrived in Quebec in November and of course I wanted to spruce up and get a haircut. I couldn't speak English  very fluently and French I  couldn't speak at all so when  I got in the barber's chair I  pointed to him what I wanted  but he kept talking and all I  could do was nod my head  with the result that he gave  me the works, shampoos, etc.  It took most of what little  money I had; $5.50 in 1912  was one awful price for a  haircut and the more I thought  cf same the madder I got and  I swore then I would go back  and get some of my money  back���and I did. I'm not repeating what took place between the French - Canadian  barber and me in 1922, ten  years later. *  ' I came up to Schreiber, Ontario, and started railroading  on the CPR as trainman and  switchman until I went,overseas on Aug. 6, 1914 along  with 31 more of my countrymen from Fort William, Ont.  I'm not going t0 go into any  detail of my experiences during the period of the First  World War. I left the army in  1919. I was in a bad wreck  off Stornoway, Scotland when  going home on leave on Jan.  1, 1919 when over 200 men  drowned within sight of their  own homes. I walked home  seven miles in my stocking  feet and the innumerable  trips to Shaughnessy Hospital  in the last 10 or 12-years can  be attributed -to that instance;  likewise malaria in 1916 in  the Persian Gulf when I lost  all my nice crop of hair I had  in 1912.  After discharge in the Old  Country in April 1919 I came  back. I worked for the CPR  again but my health was not  good so my first trip to B.C.  was in 1922. I went down  through the U.S. and came up  by way of Portland; and Seat  tle in June and instead of going back right away to Schreiber I shipped out on the Prin-  cess Ena, made four trips to  Skagway, Alaska as quartermaster and' even took a side  trip up to Dawson, Yukon on  my last trip.  As I couldn't work there  during the severe cold winter  I used to take    annual    trips  down through the States until  finally I met an Old Country  doctor in Toronto who advised  me to go to the Coast in 1927  and I finally gave up my seniority rights back east and  came to Vancouver for good  in 1928. I'll be telling you  hew, I came to establish in  Gibsons in the fishing industry  next article.  ! wy*������a��** ������f*j*�� >**����>����������� j ����->>�����-s*t��-��->_it-.-i����-<wi����-��-����_i^^  '!  Ill  Phone 25 S  More New Shoes and Running Shoes  Summer Shipments Arriving  Regularly  Shoe Polishes, Lac_s, Insoles, Caulks,  Loggers' Boot Oil and Other Accessories  Sechelt  i��-^-gfcw>tf-r--��y----T��g*>tg-T-CTrT_-������-������. r^  f=  Solnik Service Station  McCULLOCH POWER SAWS ��� Sales, Service, Parts  MARINE ENGINES OVERHAULED  &  REPAIRED  WELDING and AUTOMOTIVE REPAIRS  TIRES���GOODYEAR and FIRESTONE    ���  FOR A GOOD JOB WELL DONE  Phone SECHELT 48 C  DUE the FIRST WEEK of MAY  at Clayton's Grocery  BEDDING PLANTS  VEGETABLES and FLOWERS  from NEVIN'S NURSE3Y  SEEDS   ���   FERTILIZERS  AGENTS FOR  ���STR ATHLON A FLORAL CO.  ORDERS FOR  FLOWERS for MOTHER'S DAY  PHONE 87  SECHELT  from  w,-^ (I I  F T S      &  ���  We Have a Wonderful Selection of��Dainty  China, Glassware, Pottery  Distinctive Styles In  Jewelry, Costume Jewelry, Watchse  Lingerie, in Sizes up to Large  Mother's Day Cards  CHRIS'S VARIETY SHOPPE Sechelt  S����  m:  st^itsfcifaSwSteiiuSs^PfeK^i&s"  excursions  Two  on Bay route  Two all-expense tours to the  Far North sub-Arctic outpost  of Churchill on Hudson Bay  have been scheduled by the  Canadian National Railways  this summer. Departures from  Winnipeg will be on August  12 and 19.  As in previous years, the  annual trek to the sub-Arctic  provides a vacation that is  different. From either August  12 to 18 or August 19 tQ 25,  the tour passengers will sleep,  eat and live oh the Canadian  National special trains.  OFF THE MARKET  Jean Francois Millet, the  French artist, sold The Angel-  us for $200. Shortly afterward  the picture changed hands  several times, reaching a price  of $7500. After Millet's death,  says the current Reader's Digest, this famous work  brought $160,000 and might  have gone higher except that  the last purchaser took it off '  the market by giving it to the  Louvre museum in Paris.  WITH A GIFT FROM LANGS!  CHOOSE FROM OUR SELECTION OF  FINE CHOCOLATES  Moirs,  Ganongs, Smiles & Chuckles  A FINE VARIETY OF  Perfumes and Toilet Waters  REMEMBER MAY 8, MOTHER'S DAY  SHIPS  Canada sold ships valued at  $6,844,812 to foreign countries  last year. Principal buyers  were Liberia, Panama, Costa  Rica, Yugoslavia and Italy.  9.CM-LT IPft ��SSSUBSC^ '   Coast News Ap. 2a,   1955 4  l����"    . . ������ ���.��-���,- ,,���_....  ���  Sechelt News  (MRS. A. A. FRENCH)  Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Potts  ��_ad a nice vacation in Port-  __m& where '.they met Mrs.  Thelma Brooker also down  &&ere fcr a visit.  Mr. and Mrs. Percy De-  "SJfolfe who at one time operated Wakefield coffee shop are  away to* White Horse, where  -key will reside.  Mrs..   Fred   Mills   with   Cor-  _3xme and    Bonnie    are    back,  irom Campbell River.  Quite a bit of land clearing  hereabouts and building is exacted in the near future by  3_ddie Laidlaw and John Davis  Soth near the Legion Hall.  Margaret Williams is employed by the Village Bakery.  The results are in at last on  the Native Sisterhood Convention raffle. First prize went  to H. Burroughs, West Pender  St., Vancouver, second, Vera  Wells, Be]la Bella; third, Mary  Elaney, Church house; fourth,  F. J. Mills, Sechelt; fifth,  Viola Gladstone, Bella Bella;  sixth, Mrs. Charles Matlespie,  ___Lostrel Island; seventh, Mrs.  Sxjraphina John, Sechelt.  The Native sisterhood would  like to thank all those who  ISelped. They have added considerably to the funds of the  Brotherhood. They also wish  io- thank the.Coast News for  ihe generous publicity given  Stems on Indian Village activities.  Mrs. Margaret Gibson is in  Vancouver for a few days  ���where she will meet old time  Sechelt residents,. Mr. and  Mrs. Charles Linton and family, now living near Sooke,  B.C.  Mrs. Marjorie Hackett is  again going to hospital.  Carl Peterson was back  itom Nelson Island for the  week-end.  Prizes were won at St.  Hilda's social evening held in  ihe Parish Hall by Mrs. T.  Duffy, Mrs. E. E. Redman,  Mr. A. Breffalt, and Mrs. Bel-  _y  Williams.  Rex Thompson, one of the  Soys in the film shown here  fHe_r 12 Men) is a cousin of  J-tofrie Thompson who goes to  scttEsaE here and is a son of  Mrs. D. Thompson, a teacher  Sifere. Rex took the part of  Hcmer in the film. He has  SJeer- in movies for some  _5me-.  Mrs. J. D. Moore is back in  Sechelt again, staying with her  daughter, Mrs. D. Thompson.  Spent an evening in Vancouver with Mr. and Mrs. Bob  Cooke. Bob was with B.C.  Bower here some time ago and  _s now with B.C. Electric. The  girfs, Derolyn and Susan are  Both growing and like living  Sn Vancouver.  Saw Lois Western who at  one time with her husband operated the Village Bakery..,  __here is another addition to  ���the family. They asked after  *oId   friends. ���  Monty Meek of Roberts  Greek and an old time family  -friend of the Riglers, also  Barry Casper, were dinner  guests, for Easter Sunday at  Ante' home of the Robert Riglers, Norwest Bay Road.  Mrs. J. Rusk, delegate to  the annual convention, held  this year in Nanaimo, and  Mrs. A. H. Weal, delegate to  the Powell River conference,  were speakers at the regular  PTA meeting on the 20th.  Some discussion re School  Sports Day took place and  Mrs. A. H. Weal agreed to  Head a committee to plan the  event, which, this year, will  be held at Roberts Creek  School on June 4.  Members were reminded  that April 30 is the night of  the Talent Night Finals and  all were urged to attend.  Mrs. A. H. Weal reported  on the Scholarship Fund. The  amount this year will be $250,  donated by teachers and PTA,  and will be awarded according to scholastic standing of  pupils in grades 11 and 12, and  citizenship.  Mrs. D. Blake gave an account of the expenditure of  funds given her by the PTA  for use of grades 1, 2 and 3  and exhibited the interesting"  and useful books she had purchased together with film  strips. Mr. J. D. Jones used the  money allotted to grades 4, 5  and 6 for the purchase of  necessary sports equipment.  Mrs. Rusk's report was concise, interesting and informative. She quoted largely from  Dr. Chisholm's speech which  had caused a good deal of controversy. Her account of finding proper sleeping accommo-  Two Sechelt  Indians  die  Two of our well known Indian people died recently. Mrs.  Alfred Jeffries (Elizabeth) 84,  was born on the reservation  of North Vancouver and married Alfred Jeffries as a  young girl, coming to the Sechelt reservation. Later they,  moved to Egmont where they  lived many years. She, spoke  Chinnook fluently and was  one of the old ladies who called upon us to ask if something could not be done to return the recently removed to--  tern poles back to .... Sedhe.lt.  She was very keen minded.  She leaves her husband, almost blind, one son, Alfred  and two daughters Laura, in  Sechelt and Mrs. Roy West  (Elizabeth) at Pender Harbour; six grandchildren, and  five great-grandchildren. She  died in St. Mary's Hospital.  Paddy Julius is also dead.  He was well known here although living at Pender Harbour. Paddy, an elderly man,  always came down to Sechelt  for the Easter Festival. He  was taken ill and was sent to  St. Paul's where he died. He  leaves .two sons, Bert and  Paddy.  dations was not without humor. She also described the  stormy crossing . to Nanaimo  with its resulting seasickness.  Mrs. Rusk had made a large  scrap book filled with  momentos of the trip, with  newspaper clippings and photographs covering every phase  of the convention.  Halfmoon Bay  (BY  S.  ANDERSON)  Main topics of conversation  in Halfmoon Bay these days  are tlie opening of the logging  camp for the summer, the  B.C. Electric's purchase of  Clovvholm Falls and its possible effect on our power and  the reported reopening of the  store.  Mr. Tait is home from hospital and looking, remarkably  hale and hearty after his operation. We understand that  Mrs. Willis is also recovering  rapidly and expected home  any day.  The Bay's loss was Sechelt's  gain when the John Wests and  son Johnny left to take ��� up  residence "down below."  ��� Mrs. A. Klein was visiting  recently with her daughter  and son-in-law, Mr.  and Mrs.  E. Pemble.  Elaine and Alan Longmuir  spent the Easter holidays with  the Ken Andersons. Also visiting the Andersons  was    Mrs.  F. Anderson of Vancouver.  The Bob  Cormacks  of Welcome    Beach   have    left   for  their summer quarters at Sugar Lake. '  Jim "Hopalong" Cooper had  the misfortune to drop a barrel of gas on his foot and will  have it in a cast for a few  weeks.  The Redrooffs Auxiliary to  St. Mary's Hospital' held an  entertaining and successful  Bingo night in Redrooffs Hall  last Friday.  Mr. and Mrs. J. McDonaugh  are home again after a visit  in North Vancouver.  The Joe Boyds have moved  to Middlepoint.  Ness and Doyle are sporting  a new pickup.  \ Summer is not quite here  as two of our younger residents, who shall remain name-  less, found out. They managed  to struggle into last year's  swim trunks and went for a  quick dip-���possibly the quickest on record. It seems the  water is a little chilly yet.  Recent ceremonies at the  Masonic Hall, Roberts Creek,  installed 18 officers of the  OES for the 1955-1956 term.  They are Worthy Matron Mrs.  Doris Drummond; Worthy Patron W. Wardil and Associates  Mrs. Mollie McColl and W.  Kolterman.  Other officers are Mesdames  C. Anderson, L. Wilson, M.  McLeod, B. Shaw,-G. MacDon-  ald, E. Wardil, J. Milroie, E.  Wakefield, E. Moscrip, B. Rankin, M. Swan, T. Mosier and  J. Drummond, the treasurer,  and C. Bropkman, Sentinel.  Coming from Vancouver for  the colorful rites were Mrs.  Hazel Freeze, Grand Secetary,  as installing officer, assisted  by Miss Fannie McCleery,  Grand Treasurer, Mrs. Florence Struthers P.G.M., Grand  Chaplain, and Mrs. Verna Jes-  son, P.G.M. and Grand Lecturer.  ., Mt. Elphinstone Chapter No.  65, was highly praised by the  s Grand Officers for the work it  is doing for the Cancer Research Fund and Cancer dressing stations.'  ���,. Mrs. H. Gray, retiring Worthy Matron, came from Chilli-  wack to preside over the last  session of her term in office.  1 Beautiful floral decorations  in Chapter room and Banquet  Hall vied with the lovely  gowns and corsages of the officers and guests.  At the regular meeting of  the OES on April 21, it was  decided to hold the annual  garden party tea on July 7 at  Roberts Creek. Mr. and Mrs.  R. Cumming - have offered  their home for the occasion.  Mrs. D. McColl will convene  the tea. A date, Nov. 24, was  set also for the tea *and bazaar  to be held at Gibsons in the  Fall.  ; Mrs. R. Eades is convener  for the sewing and fancywork'  class for the bazaar.  Mrs. D. Drummond, W.M.,  read off long lists of names for  various committees, indicating  *bat; the members are going tp  have a busy year.  down from Pender. v Harbour,  all expert players; were ' Mr.  and Mrs. D, Cameron, Mr. and  Mrs. G. Gobldrup, Mr. and  Mrs. N. Lee, Mr. _and Mrs. R.  ' Fenn, Jacquie Reitery Joan  ' Russell, Len and Bill Wray  and Bill Cameron.  Friends of Mrs. M. M. Curtis are pleased to know that  she is convalescing at home  after her recent sojourn in  hospital and is up and about  again.  Mrs. J. Crockett and    baby  Wilson Creek  BY  D.  ERICKSON  A' large number of friends  gathered at the home of Mr.  and Mrs. L. S. Jackson for a  surprise party honoring Mrs.  Bea Hicks who left for Vancouver   Island  last  Sunday.  Cribbage and Rumoli were  enjoyed followed by refreshments including a specially  xnade cake inscribed "Good  Luck, Bea." Gifts from her  many friends were presented  by the hostess along with best  "wishes in her new venture.  Kenny will be joining his mote later.  A fine do is in store this  Saturday night when the 1955  Wilson Creek Ball Club holds  its first social get-together and  ���dance at the Community Hall.  Tickets from any member of  "the club. Good music and refreshments.  Mrs. Al Cook has returned  to her home on Lasqueti Island after several days' visit  to the John Richardsons here.  The smart new shops in Sechelt were quite a surprise to  Jessica Thompson who spent  two days with Mr. and Mrs.  Ted Norburn recently.  PAINTINGS  In 1954 Canadians imported  $2,152,669 worth of paintings  valued at $20 or more and  $32,849 worth of paintings  "valued at less than $20.  Chnrcii Services  ANGLICAN  May 1, 1955  Third Sunday after Easter  Si.    .Bartholomew's,     Gibsons  11.00 a.m. Choral Communion  11.00 va.m, Sunday School  St.  Hilda's   Church> Sechelt   .  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  1.45 p.m. Evensong  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11.00 a.m.. Sunday School"  -  ' 3.15 p.m: Evensong  Com. Church Port Mellon  9.00  a.m.  Holy Communion  St. Mary's, Pender Harbour  11.00 a.m. Divine Service  Rev. Canon.Greene, Holy  Communion, at  both  services.  UNITED  Gibsons  Sunday School, 9.45 a.m.  Public   Worship,   11.00 a.m.  Roberts Creek, 2 p.m.  Wilson Creek S.S., 11 a.m.  Public Worship, 3.30 p.m.  Port Mellon  7,30 p.m. the 1st; 2nd and 4th  ���   r     .     Sundays  ��� .-"���"st:tincient.,s.  Holy Family, Sechelt, "%9 a.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10.30 o.m.  Port Mellon,   first  Sunday  of  each.month at-11.35 a.m.  Madeira ;-PSr'kV ���.;   last -syri-tsry  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  Peopled at   8   p.m.  BETHEL, SECrtELT  Sunday School, 2 p.m..  Sunday Gospel, 3 p.m.  TRETCHIKOFF DISPLAY  Anyone visiting Vancouver  before May 7 should not miss  the Tretchikoff exhibition of %  original paintings in Eaton's.  The artist is most co-operative  in explaining his work and  will sign small prints of any  picture on view.  These paintings after ' closing at Vancouver will move  en to Victoria and from there  will g0 to South Africa. Major pictures are the Lost Orchid, Dying Swan and African  native studies.  Roberts Creek  (BY MADGE NEWMAN)  Mrs. Grace Cumming is  limping painfully these days,  not so much from Spring gardening as from the nail she  stepped on.  Miss Helen Shea has arrived  from Santa Monica to spend a  month with Mi's. J. Galliford  before going on to Mission to  attend the wedding of her  niece, Miss H. Taylor.  Host to 13 members of the  Pender Harbour Badminton  Club was the Roberts Creek  Badminton Club on April 19.  The evening was spent in  friendly competition followed  by a fine supper designed to  lure the visitors back again,  next season.      Those    coming  have returned to SttmmrlancL  after visiting ,_the Gordon  Reeves family for two weeks.  Mrs. R. Hughes, Sr., severely ill last week, is recovering  satisfactorily, but must go easily for a few weeks.  Two dates to remember this  week are the Talent Nite, April 30 and United Church WA  Tea and Sale, April 29.  Cancer of the mouth is 4  times as common with men  as with women.  an  d  from SUCRE LUMBER SAWMILL  SLABWOOD$7y  SAWDUST $6 \ PER LOAD DEL.  ORDER NOW FOR DRY FALL FUEL  Phone GIBSONS 82 K   or    44  MO-M  Insurance Wise - Be wise  INSURE WITH  Sechelt Insurance Agencies  INSURANCE APPRAISALS;   POLICIES  CHECKED AND RATES SUPPLIED FREE  OF CHARGE ��� CONTACT US.  WRITE:   BOX 155, SECHELT, B.C.  CALL:    OFFICE AT UNION STORE  (OLD POST OFFICE)  PHONE OFFICE 22 J ��� RESIDENCE 31W  T.E. (Tom) DUFFY-AGENT  HELEN and. STAN JACKSON of the  SELMA PARK GENERAL STORE  Wish to say> "THANK YOU"  To all their Selma Park Friends  For almost Two Years of Friendly Business  We Hope You Will Continue To  Patronize the Store, where we know  VERDA and HARRY FONTAINE  are Prepared to Serve You Well  Plumbing  Supplies  and  Fixtures  Electrical  Wiring  and  Supplies  Qualified Plumber and Electrician will be  pleased to call and give estimates at  no further obligation.  SECHELT BUILDING SUPPLIES  Phone 60K Sechelt  1954 CHEVROLET.  DELUXE SEDAN��� RADIO,  HEATER- ALL NEW TIRES  A TOP CAR  $1895  mmmmmmmmmammsnBmBBammu  1951 CHBV^LE#V2-D(>OR SEDAN  A BEAUTIFUL FAMILY CAR  ���'���*���* ���_���;  1947 MONARCH 118 SEDAN  TOPS IN TRANSPORTATION  1947 CHEVROLET 2-DOOR SEDAN  REALLY CLEAN  1941 OLDSMOBILE SEDAN  "'TRANSPORTATION SPECIAL  $1095  #695  $595  $95  TRUCKS  1953 PONTIAC  SEDAN DELIVERY ,  1953 AUSTIN PANEL  A DANDY ���  1953 THAMES 1/4 TON PANEL:  PERFECT CONDITION ���  1951 GMC 1/2 TON PICK-UP  15 CWT: ARMY 4X4. ,  TWO NEW TIRES, NEW MOTOR  $1595  $1095  $595  ���;  $995  ��� -$595 Port Mellon  BY MRS. SWAN  . Mr. and Mrs. W. Booth and  young son Gordon have gone  to California by ear for a two  weeks' vacation.  Mr. F.    Rennie,    whb    was  . badly burned a week ago,    is  slowly, progressing in hospital  in Vancouver.   He expects  to  be in hospital a little longer.  Mrs. D. Dunham has been  in Vancouver with her young  son Del in hospital for an operation. Del is coming along  fine and is expected home this  week-end.  Denise Quarry who has  been ill in hospital is coming  liome this week-end.  Congratulations to Mr. and  Mrs. Lyle Wilkie, on the arrival of a daughter at St. Vin-.  cent's Hospital, April 20, at  10.05 a.m. Lona Mae, 6 lbs.,  10 oz.  ���Spring must be around the  -corner. Bud and Jeff White  have their sail boat in the water. Harold Bursey and -Sig  Peterson are busy getting their  ^cruisers painted.  Mrs. W. Quarry from Calgary is visiting her son and  daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.  Pat Quarry.  The Women's Service Club  will hold a home cooking sale  April 30.  Mr. and Mrs. Ron Wilson  are entertaining Ron's parents,  Mr. and. Mrs. W. Wilson of  JNanaimo.  Mr.  and Mrs. G.    Peterson, '  of Chilliwack,    and   daughter  Val  were week-end  guests  of  the Sig Petersons.  C 6 ri g r a t u la t i oris to Mr.  Keith McGee on winning top  honors in hisj apprenticeship  class at Vancouver Vocational  Institute. He was presented  with a volume of craft work.  ���j  ' ��� -_~_���:  Coast News Ap. 28, .1955 5  The young and vivacious Henrietta (Eve Newitt) pleads  with her father to be allowed to love and have a family. Mr.  Barrett (John Whittaker) who has protected all his children  from what he thought was wicked in the world is unmoved and  forces her to vcw never to see Captain Cook again.  Wimpole st. Barretts  move in on Gibsons  JOHN J. DUNKIN  Doctor of Optometry  906  Birks  Building  VANCOUVER, B.C.  An excellent play and one  that has received, international  acclaim, The Barretts of Wimpole Street will be presented  by the UBC Players May 6, at  8 p.m. in Elphinstone High  School.  There will be something of  local interest in the production because Eugene Blom-  gren, the young man who was  a. graduate of Elphinstone  High School and now attending the University of British  Columbia, has a part in the  play. Gene is the young man  [-���..- .rn��_ u in iniiiiniiiiiit ������_���-���������-irn-.w-- ������_���_���. ������!  Port Mellon Teen Club  Fri.   Apr.   29,  The Cafeteria,  8-11  p.m.  Pt. Mellon  EVERYONE INVITED   ~   BIG PRIZES  . ji  Hutchison, Maitland and Legg,  Barristers and Solicitors  Seclielt  Office  f ronr 10.15 a.m. to 3.15 pan. Sat, April 30, 1955.  at Aggett Agencies, Sechelt  Phone 55R  THE DATE PAD  April 29 ���- Roberts, Creek.  United Church WA Tea and  Sale, 2.30 p.m.  April 30 ��� Roberts Creek  Hall Talent Night Finals.  April 30 ��� Wilson Creek  Ball Club dance, Community  Hall.-,,-, .-   ���..        :..- ���:,,.-.-  May 1. ��� Society of Friends  <Quakers) will.hold a meeting  for worship at 2 .p.m. in the  Port Mellon C om'm-u n i t y  Church.  May 1 ��� Gibsons Poultry  Club meeting, 2.30 p.m. at Ar-  lerie McCartney's.  May 2 '.~r- Wilson Creek  Community Hall, 2 p.m., WA  to Undted Church Spring Tea,  sale of home cooking,-plants,  etc.  May 2 -^ Gibsons Parish  Hall, Fanners' Institute general meeting, .8 p.m..  May 2��� Gibsons^ at. Mrs.  Labonte's, LA to Brownies &  Girl Guides meeting. ;;  May 3 ��� Sunshine Coast  Kiwanis Club RCMP special  film, St. Roche travels in icebound north.  May 3 ��� Gibsons United  Church Hall, rummage sale by  United. Church   WA, 10  a.m.  May 4 ���Gibsons: Sunshine  Coast Kiwanis Club" meeting;  special RCMP films, .North-,  west Passage and McKenzie  River District..  May    6    ���"Gibsons    High  School Gym, UBC Players, in.  the arretts of Wimpole ��� Street.  May 7 ��� Port Mellon Mother's Day Tea, sponsored by  Teen Club, 2 to 4 p.m. at the  Cafeteria.  May 13 ��� Gibsons, Variety  Night at Elphinstone High  School Auditorium, 8 p.m.  May 17 ��� Gibsons: home of  Mrs. H. Winn, W.I luncheon;  12 nocn.  May 18��� Gibsons at home  of Mrs. Weirihandl meeting of  Mothers' Auxiliary Cubs and  Scouts.  May 21 ��� Gibsons' Board of  1'rade special May dance, prizes, etc.  June  1  ��� Gibsons     Parish.  Hall, Si Barth olomew's superfluity sale.  June 11 ��� Roberts Creek  Community Hall dance, Vancouver Orchestra.  July 22 -^-    Roberts Creek,  St.  Aidart's   Church, WA   gar-,  den party tea sale work.  This Week's , Special ���-  Soames Point;; 101 feet wjsAer'  frontage; nice beach, city wac  ler, lights? two bedroom- home;  great bargain at $5250 terms  $1500 down balance  as rent.  Harold Wilson  operating    ;'���  Totem   Realty  '...;..  .Phone   Gibsons   44.  Evenings 95J  who is being assisted through  university by . the Kiwanis  Club.  . Doris Chilcott, who is touring the province for the third  time in a leading role with the  Players' Club, plays the difficult .part of Elizabeth Barrett.  Doris who is well known for  her work on radio and television as well as roles with  the Vancouver Little Theatre  and Everyman has played:  Bridget in. Shadow and Substance and Mistress'Quickly in  the 1954 Summer School of  the Theatre production of the  Merry Wives of Windsor.  The tense and. demanding  part of Mr. Barrett is played  by. John Whitaker, this year's  Players' Club president. John*  began acting in' grade school  while living in Victoria. He  has tcured. with the club as  Mr. Undershaft in Major Barbara and in Shadow and Substance. Other successes include  Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet,  the chaplain in the Ladies not  for Burning, and Falstaff in*  the Merry Wives of  Windsor.  Gerry Guest, last year's  -president of the.Victoria College Players' Club, plays the  'dashing and elegant Robert  Browning. Like John Whitaker, Gerry began acting" in  school at Victoria. His major  leads have been Oberon in the  Midsummer Night's Dream  and Evan in The Marriage  Proposal by Chekov. Three  successive summers he has  studied on scholarships at the  Banff School  of \ Fine Arts.  The part of the young and,  attractive Henrietta is acted  by Eve Newitt whose most recent success .was the part of ':  Miss Lewis in The Crucible  which won the B.C.-��� Regional:.  Drama Festival. Eve has toured with the club "as' Sarah in  Major Barbara and has also  gained considerable experience  in radio and Avon Theatre;  productions.        -: .  \\ ,-.,,.���.'.--<--.'  Kiwanis notes  James Riddell; ' public relations man frbm - James Richardson and Sons, .investment  brokers, of Vancouver gave an  interesting talk* on the investment structure. His question  period was. a lively one.  Mrf and Mrs. Harold Wilsoni  attended the Kiwanis conference at Mount Vernon over  the weekend and report an enthusiastic, meeting.well attended.  Next week's meeting will beT  on Wednsday instead of Tuesday.  Wife Preservers  Afterwashingas!ia.c i_K.hatis itcor.i-  pJetoly ivet; don't run it through a wn"<r-  er. When Ihe rug stops dripping, double  it over, the line inside out.  . The Port Mellon Minstrel  show presented by the Women's Auxiliary of the Port Mellon Community Church drew  a f capacity audience last Friday night and was received  with enthusiasm.  The performance opened  with a number by the Port  Mellon Teen Age Band and  from then on down to- the  last item, Down by the Riverside, the show ran along with  great assistance from Mr. Interlocutor George Hosland jr.,  assisted by Endmen Grover  Proulx and Ron Wilson.  The production was directed by Mrs. E. C. Sherman assisted by Bud White, a young  man somewhere about 15"  years old, who was accompanist during the performance.  Mrs. J. Thomson, and Mrs.  William Swartz wrote the dialogue for the endmen. Mrs.  Orchard, dancing instructor,  assisted, too.  During the intermission Mr.  arid Mrs. Fred Dooley. entertained" on the accordion and  banjo and definitely added to  the enjoyment of the evening.  The backdrop of the stage was  the work of Mrs. K. Gallier.  1 Those taking part in the  minstrel show were the Teen  Age Band, Penny Lee Davis,  Linda Thomas, Martin Henry,  Brownie, Mrs. Sherman, Betty Jane, Lucille Schwartz,  Teen Age dancers - and Bud  White who gave a piano solo  Weddings  MALMAS���GRAHAM  Clifford Malm'as of Gibsons,  and Joan Graham of Vancouver, were principals at a very  pretty wedding ceremony, conducted by the Rev. S. E. Higgs  at St. Michael's Church .on  Broadway, Vancouver, 7.30  : p m.  Saturday,  April  23.  The bride, charmingly  gowned in white rose brocade,  was given in marriage by her  father, W. Graham, of Gibsons. Bridesmaid Miss Lillian  Christian, and the matron 'of  honor, Mrs. F. Feeney, wore  fitted gowns of lilac and  spring green., with flower girl,  little Penny Feeney in yellow  taffeta. Earl Healy was the  best man, and Fred Feeney  and Tom Reynolds were ushers.'  Besides Mr. and Mrs. Graham, among the hundred  guests were a number of Gibsons friends, Mr. and Mrs. F.  Feeney, Mr. and .Mrs. N. McKay; Mrs. Agnes Reynolds of  Wilson Creek.  Following the . ceremony,  there was a reception at Hoy-  er's Hall en Kingsway. Cliff  and: Joan left for a. brief honeymoon, trip to the States, and  on their return will make  their home in Gibsons.  AIRD���BURGESS  Sudbury, Ontario will bfe  the home of Russell -W. J.  Aird. and his bridge, the former Beryl Mary Burgess who  were married at 1.30 p.m., April 23 in St. Bartholomew's  Church, Gibsons. s Rev. H. U.  Oswald officiated.  The b^ide is the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. X E. B.urgess of  Wilson Creek and the groom  the son'of Mrs. W. A. Aird of ���  Calgary and the lat-- Mr.  Aird.y ;  The charming bride wore a  ballerina gown, of white brocade with full skirt and bolero  jacket. She carried a bouquet  of orchids and stephanotis and  wore a ~ chapel length .veil.  Miss Lois Masters, maid of  honor was gowned in ,a yellow .  net ballerina dress "with fitted  jacket arid carried' yellow  carnations and baby iris. Ray .  Kelly was best man, Dick and  Sid. Burgess, brothers of the  .bride," being ushers.  The reception was held at  Danny's Dining Room, .,-.Gib:.  sor,s. The toast' to" the bride  was proposed by J. Howell of  Vancouver. The couple flew to  Toronto and will motors to.  Montreal and other eastern,.,  points.  Many      out-of-town '������������ gSiestS:-  were    present    including    the  grcom's  mother,     Mrs.   W.   A.  Aird, sister,  Mrs.  J.  McComb.  and niece. Marilyn   McComb.  . The bride has' spent *many;  summer vacations here so the  wedding was of much local interest.  "      ���"'���     '   '  during, the second half of the  show. D. KuWica gave a very  interesting monologue.  The banter betwen Mr. Interlocutor and the Bndmen  contained', considerable local  allusions which were received  with great gusto by the audience. ^  The show contained numerous old minstrel songs with  some of the more recent numbers added/ Taking all in all  the Minstrel Show was a  worthwhile venture. After the  performance the members of  the cast were guests of the  WA at the home of Mr. and.  Mrs. Sherman. Proceds from  the show will go towards helping out church work.  Rebekahs name  th<  eir orricers  A meeting was held at the  home of Mrs. G. A. Bradford,  on April 19, in connection  with institution of. a Rebekaha  Lodge. A slate of officers was  elected and the name Arbutus  chosen for the lodge. A tentative date was set for the latter  part, of May, for institution  ceremonies. Ladies wishing to  join this lodge can get application forms at Mrs. Brad-  fords in Gibsons.  BANANAS  In 1954 Canada bought  2,953,753,000 pounds of bananas from 13 countries for  $23,014,487. Main suppliers  were Costa Rica, Ecuador,  Honduras and Columbia.  WATCH MANUFACTURE  It takes 2,400 distinct operations to manufacture a Swiss  jewolled-lever watch. They  average 180 parts. The small-  estis a screw four-thousandths  of an inch in diameter, far  smaller than the period at  the end   of this sentence.   .  WANT ADS  ENGAGEMENT  Mr. and Mrs. W. Prevost  announce the engagement of  their daughter Christina, to  Johnny Croft. The wedding  will be held May 27 at the  Roberts Creek  Church.  HELP WANTED  Part time dental assistant  for Dr. Crowley at Gibsons-.  Apply dental office Sunday,  May 1st between 12 and 3  p.m.  HELP WANTED (Female)  Wanted for clerical work:  Must be able to type/ have  knowledge of filing, and be  able to keep books. Easy work;  good pay. Personal interview  afternoon of May 5, Thurs.,  work io start May 9. Apply"  S & S Service Station, Gibsons,  B.C. 18  WORK WANTED  Spray and brush painting;  also paperhanging. J. Melhus.  Phone' Gibsons   33. _fn  WANTED   TO   RENT  We have a number of enquiries for' summer'rentals."  What have you? Totem Realty  at Gibsons.  FOR RENT  FOR SALE (Continued)  1 kitchen range with sawdust burner. Orville Brumbaugh, Reid Rd., Gibsons.    17  Gibsons, investment opportunity; H. Winn's property;  181 feet highway frontage,  the Telephone Office, the bungalow, good revenue. Street  entrance front and back. Full  details from Totem Realty at  Gibsons.  One ton Chev truck, new  motor in '52, new front end  March '55. Best condition, including tires. Snap for cash.  Gibsons 59S.  8    ft.    Carvel    dinghy, $45.  Gibsons 15J.  Quaker deluxe oil range  with warming oven. Excellent  condition. Complete with oil  lifter automatic pump if desired. Apply Mrs. Huyke,  Granthams Landing. Phone  114 J. tfn  Hopkins Landing, choice  building lots as low as $400 on  terms. Totem Realty at Gibsons.  Business premises at Union Store, formerly �� & S  Sales. Apply Union Estates office, Sechelt, for information, tfn  Partly furnished 3 - room  house, $10 per month. Elderly  couple preferred. . p. Brumbaugh. Reid Rd., Gibsons.     19  INSURANCE  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Realty, Gibsons. ���������. tfn  GORDON AGENCIES  Sechelt  REAL   ESTATE  and   INSURANCE  Phone J53J.      Evenings and  holidays, 81H  Insure To Be Sure ��� Why  take chances when insurance  premiums are so , low���insure  against fire, polio, personal  liability, TV damage. Strong  companies; good service. Totem Realty  at Gibsons.  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast, accurate, guaranteed  watch repairs. Marine Men's  Wear, Gibsons.     . i' tfn  -y. Watch Repair:  All types of.  watches and jewelry repaired.  Reliable, fast,  efficient. Union  General Store,   Sechelt-.       tfn  FOR SALE  .. ... JBUDGIES  All Colors, Talking Strain  - C. 9. Ballentine  :���.    Phone Gibsons 127 ���������   tfn  . ~.  ....     .::...}��QQD   ,.,;....���:-;���   ;....  Alder or Fir  Also-Slab ������Woocf"   >;  ���. ..-.-SERVICE ���������FUELS-  ��� ���: ������-���  Ran Vernon. _.    .....  Phone Gibsons 2BW  GIBSONS  Two storey Telephone Office and adjoining home. Office leased to B.C. Telephone  Company. Frontage of property 181 feet. Plenty of  room for addition to office.  Front and rear access by  road. Strategic location.  Good investment. Full details from Totem Realty,  Gibsons.   Ornamental shrubs, evergreen and flowering. Well  grown stock. Phone Gibsons  22S4. D. Kennedy, Sechelt  Highway. 17  Baby buggy, good condition.  M. Nelson, House No. 20, New  Townsite, Port Mellon. 18  Mayflower fridge,   Good  condition. $40. Phone 90J, Gib  sons.  1 ���>  Yearling heifer ready to  breed. Mrs. A. C. Lefler, RR1,  Gibsons. 18  ��� Slightly used Silovec  vacuum cleaner, all attachments. Phone 21C, Wilson  Creek.  View lot deluxe, near everything, all city services; 76x263  could be cut in half; sell half  for $600. Full price of this  property only $900. Totem  Realty at Gibsons.  : Cook stove for . sale, $30.  Mrs/ Harlow G. Smith, Gib-  s6ns. 18  3/4 size b��d. spring and mattress,  $10. Phone  Gibsons   63.  'Used:"ranges";' electric,'"i&da'l &  wpod, and oil*; Avgood- choice���������'  .at  low prices. Parker'?.-Hardr .  ware. Sechelt. tfn  Work boat 30' x 8'6. East-  hope Al condition, $700. Swe-  dahl, .Bay Road,. Gibsons.      17  Cocker spaniel puppies;  blor.do color, $10 each. Phone  Sechelt 7U2.  Major sawdust burner and  hopper; practically new. $15.  Box 416,  Coast News.  .... Fresh    shrimp,'. H.    Fearn,  Phone Gibsons 84W. 18  ��� , ,  .  , ���      -..���',���" '    'r   '   ��'���-���. . .   Five.acres,, between Lower  Roberts Creek Road and upper  road; 5-room dwelling, electric ' lights! "splendid view property,-' : Full-price $1650 your  own terms.   Totem  Realty.  ..., .%95.\ Royqr sedan. One own-  ���er.   Al   condition.  Reasonable.  . Apply M.. Meek,.   Elphinstone  Rd., RR1, Gibsons. 18  ��� _-^-'i-.. ���..-. ���'. .��� ��� <���������������������*   Four wheel    riding    garden  tractor with' "attachments. Also  >stove .for.   cottage    or    camp.  S6. Box 418, Coast News.      18  __23 inch Reo-Royal Power  Lawn" Mower, with Grass  Catcher. Almost new, S95.  Phone Gibsons 53 or 21 A 2  evenings. Coast  News Ap  Shipstads and Jcnnson's fabulous Ice Follies of 1955 will  begin its seven day run on  Thursday, May 5 at the Vancouver forum.. The company  of nearly 200 skaters and  production personnel will ar-  on Wednesday, May 4, aboard  the Ice Follies special 16-car  train.  �� ������--������-      ������...    ��� ., ��� ������-������       ��� ���*���  Used clothing  depot sought  Wanted: A social service inclined organization to be a  collection point for used and  cast-off clothing.  A need.for such an. organization, has developed as the  result of a request reaching  The Coast News for someplace to have a depot in which  such clothing could be placed  for distribution whenever the  need arose.  The request cited possibilities of other people wanting to  dispose bf usable clothing but  not having any place to send  it have been forced to thn  them away or use them up as  old rags. >  The novelty numbers, comedy and solo spots have been  woven around the six feature  production numbers- in such  a manner as to best display  the absolutely unapproachable  talent, grace, skill and all  around showmanship of many  featured skaters, international  stars and of course, the lovely Ice Folliettes.  Net only are the skaters  and skating act drawing high  praise from the spectators  but this year's lavish $250,000  wardrobe designed by Academy Award winner Helen  Rose certainly leaves nothing  to be desired.' Performances  will be given nightly (except  Sunday,) starting Thursday,  May 5 through Wednesday,  May 11 with a" Saturday matinee at 2:30 and a Wednesday, May 11 matinee at 3.30.  ICE SKATES  Last year 15 countries  bought 118,560 pairs of Canadian ice skates for $261,051,  the biggest buyers being the  Unitedv States (91,909 pairs),  Switzerland (7,141), West Germany (6,624), and Japan  (4,339).  There were more than 100  persons at the Peninsula Choraliers' concert last Friday  night in Gibsons school hall  and they were treated to a  surprisingly good entertainment��� which should not be  wasted on one performance  only. The Choraliers 'were  good and if they keep up Friday night's standard they  should draw more people tp  hear them.  The concert was under auspices of the VON Headlands  Auxiliary with Mr. H. Roberts directing and Mrs. H. Evans accompanying on the  piano. ^  Starting with We Ropk  Away and ending with the  Sibelius' Dear Land of Home  were 32 items including solos,  duets, trio's and quartets. ," A  good drop of old-fashioned  singing was displayed in Anchored and Asleep in Hie  .Deep. In the latter number  the bass singers bravely found  their way to the proper depths  at the right time but the  surge of the sea did not resound enough.  This listener if asked to  pick out the choral numbers  he would, like to hear again,  would select Rock Away, Anchored, Enchanted Evening,  One'Alone, Happy Wanderer,  Kathleen Mavourrieen, Asleep  in the Deep and Dear Land of  Home. The choir was at its-  happiest singing Happy Wanderer and their pleasure vvas  not only expresesd in their  voices but facially as well.  The opening bars of the first  number, . Rock Away, convinced the audience they were  in for an evening of first  class  entertainment.  There was one delightful  number omong the solos, duets, trios and quartets. It was  the Bells of Shannon sung by  Mrs. Elander, Mrs, J. Mainil,  Mr. J. ^Stephenson and .Mr. H.  Roberts. Inis number could be,  repeated in any other performances and' not as an  encore.  Of the rest of the solos, duets, etc., all of which deserve  mention, a special word of  praise should go to Miss Jean  Hague for her singing of  Where E'er You Walk. . The  solos by Mr. Roberts revealed  he was no stranger to the art  of singing.  The work of Mrs. Evans as  accompanist on the piano    de  serves particular mention /because she did -not allow any  of the vocalists to stray far  afield- and if they did stray  they dad not stay that way  long. Her assistance during  the choral numbers helped the  various sections of the choir,  over the trouble spots in able  fashion.  Those not mentioned up to  now who sang in various ensembles or solos ' were Mrs.  Evelyn Lucken, Mrs. B.-Lums-  den, Mrs. M. Ayton, Mrs. D.  Stockwell and Mrs. Hilda  Lee.  N. R. McKibbin. on behalf of  Mrs. E. B. Grant, president of  the VON, welcomed the audience and -after the concert  Mrs. Grant thanked everyone  who took part in the presentation of the'concert and The  Coast News for the help it had  offered. Before the concert  ended a bouquet of flowers  was presented to Mrs. Evans,  the accompanist, by Mrs. Lee,  president of the Choraliers-  Who spoke of Mrs. Evans' devotion to the' work of the  choir.  V.O.N. thanks Choraliers  Combining a business and  social evening, the Peninsula  Choraliers Wound up the season at the home of Mrs. G.  Reid, Wilson  Creek.  After the choir ' gathered  around the pian0 to sing anything but concert pieces, they  took time out to elect Mrs. H.  Lee for her fifth term as president.  The financial statement  showed the choir in healthy  condition.  Home movies which included shots of a previous Chora  liers social were-   shown    by  Dr. McColl.  Mr. A. E. Ritchey tendered  a vote of . thanks to the choir  on behalf of the VON and  Mrs. Ritchey expressed the  pleasure of the Headlands  Auxiliary to the VON, saying1  that the proceeds from this  year's concert were about  twice that of last year's.  A food ladened table, was  highlighted with a cake of  the anniversary type, suitably  inscribed with a five years  sign.    After the refreshments,  .fiM'Sj-.-ws''*  T  E  L  E  V  I  S  I  0  N  See Your  SPECIAL TV DEALER FIRST  Largest  TV  Stock  and  Equipment  on  the  Peninsula  Authorized  Dealer  for   Philco,   Sparton,   Westinghouse  Motorola,  Marconi   &   Philips  SAVE UP TO $50 ON SPECIAL SALES!  GOOD BUYS ON RADIO-COMBINATIONS  FREE HOME TRIALS  RICHTERS RADIO T-V  SECHELT 25J  T  E  L  mm  V  I  s  I  O  N  Lloyd C. Douglas, author  of several popular books,  suclf as: Magnificent Obsession, Greeri Light, The Robe,  and several others, was "a  minister of religion, both in  Canada and the United States.  Early in his career he faced  situations which caused him  anxiety, and upset- his peace  of mind. He invited people  to visit him and discuss their  personal problems. He soon  saw that resentments, envy,  jealousy and negative thinking  lay at the root of most  people's troubles. In a rather  frank passage in his autobiography, written a short time  before his death, he said:"Hap-  pily for .me, I have always  been able to forget the derails cf events that have caused me much suffering at the  time. I have even forgotten  the names of people who,  through the y ears, have  wronged   me."  Lloyd Douglas wrote those  lines verj' near the end of  his life, in fact he never finished his autobiography; he  was only about half way  through the story when he  died. There were to have been  two volumes, but-he passed on  before started on volume  two. But it was a grand note  on  which   to  close  his   story.  ��  m  m  All under one roof  A branch of a chartered bank is much more than the best place to  keep your savings. It is an all-round banking service-centre that  provides services useful to everyone in the community.  In every one of 4,000 branches in.Canada, people are using  all sorts of banking services. They make deposits, cash  cheques, arrange loans, rent safety deposit boxes, transfer rnoney,  buy and sell foreign exchange.  Only in a branch of a chartered bank are all these and tmny  other convenient banking services provided under one paoi.  A visit to the bmk is the way to handle all your banking necdis  ���simply, safely, easily.  e-  *  9  a  9  a  SEE THE BANK  ABOUT IT  Only s chartered) buik  offers * foil i-asje of  banking services, inctedtf>$:  Savings Accounts  Current Accounts  Joint Accounts  Personal Loans  Commercial Leans  Farm Improvement Loam  N.fl.A. Mortgage Learn  Home Improvement Lean*  Foreign Trade ami Marker  Information  Buying and Selling of  Foreign Exchange  Commercial Collections  Money Transfers  Money Orders and Bant  Drafts  Travellers Cheques  Letters of Credit  Safety Deposit Boxes  Gredit Information  Pmrthase Sent Sdle of  Seenrjiies  Coxtedy ef SecatUias  awdofbor itohfniohs  B^kmgfyM*rl  THE  CHARTERED   BANKS  SERVING  YOUR   COMMUNITY  When a man turned seventy  can honestly say that he never held spite and could not  even remember the names of  people who injured him, well  that man won life's supreme  conquest���Victory over egotism and introspection. You  remember that passage ira the  Bible written nearly 3,000  years ago: "He that ruleth;  his spirit is better than he  that taketh a  city."  , Someone, has written "A  nation welcomes the man who  conquers others, but heaven  itself welcomes the man who  conquers himself!"- Self-control isn't easy and the strange  thing is that multitudes of  men and women will stand  up magnificently in the face  of great sorrow such as bereavement, physical pain, and,  some trivial thing, hardly  worth mentioning, will play  havoc with their souls. But it  can be done. Charles Darwin said: "All moral culture  is based on the idea that  thought control  is  possible."  How far can we control  our thinking? The puestion  has been discussed down the  ages. Some modern writers  say we sit at the dial and  turn our thoughts on or off  as one does at the dial of a  radio. This is a forceful illustration, and as in the case  of Lloyd Douglas, . a multitude of people have been able  to exclude negative thinking  and gain a victory over petty living.  When Apostle Paul urged  the Christians of his day to:  "Work out their own salvation", he took it for granted  that they would co-operate  with God in overcoming  spiritual foes within and without.  A leading Christian thinker  says: "Being good is as much  a matter of practice as learn-'  ing the' violins'' Again, a favourite illustration of the New  Testament writers is to compare spiritual growth with  that of a baby, and strength  comes slowly until maturity  is reached. But the victory  over anger, bitterness and resentment can be achieved, and  that is the supreme conquest.  One day a man with a withered hand stood before Jesus  seeking His aid. It seemed as  if the limb were useless as it  hung limply by tlie man?s side.  Jesus said to him: "Stretch  forth thine hand." The man  did so and probably both he  and the onlookers were astonish ed that he could, summon  the hand to obedience.  What interests us just now  is that Jesus invited the man  to do something towards his  own recovery. One can easily  imagine the sufferer might  have protested that all,  strength had left hie arm and  tha,t to stretch it forth was out  of the question. Bui Jesus implied there was some latent  strength which he could exercise. He appealed to him to  make an effort, to use that  dormant power, and when the  man did so he was healed.  the president announced the  presentation of costume jewelry, to Mrs. Hazel Evans W^0"  had captured the hearts -��� bf  every member of they choir,  with her gracious willingness,  and charm, during her season,  as accompanist with the -Choraliers. ' (  Mrs. Evans will play her final concert for this group,  when they present their program at the -Legion Hall, Fri- ���  day night in aid of the Sechelt PTA.  BE  CLEARLY  INFORMED  MONDAY  May 2nd  10:15p.m.  The Honourable  P. A. GAGLARDI  Minister of Highways  WHO WILL BRING  YOU AN  IMPORTANT  MESSAGE  PROM YOUR  PROVINCIAL  GOVERNMENT  SOCIAL CREDIT  Keeps  YOU   Informed  British Columbia  Social Credit League  LAND ACT  In Land Recording   District  of    Vancouver,   and     situate:  north-east corner,  West Lake,  Nelson Island, N.W.D. _    Take  notice that Dymac Logging of  Elgmont, B.C.. occupation  loggers, intends  to  apply for    a  lease pf the following described lands:    Commencing at    a  post planted on shore of West  Lake, approximately 5 chains  south of   the    most    easterly  south-west    corner    of    DX.  2007 Group I, N.W.D., thence  in a sowth south-easterly direction approximately 18 chains,  crossing mouth of two bays to  shore, thence meandering in a  general northerly and westerly direction    along   shore   to  points cf commencement   an<J  containing  8 acres,    more or  less, for the purpose of boonv  ing ground.  Fred McNutt, Agent*  Dymac Logging.  Dated March 28th,  1955. 'featured"'"on" "CBC" Televi-  siorils Oh'". Stage is popular vocalist Phyllis Marshall. Phyllis  amanages tb combine her career and her duties as a mother  and housewife" in spite of . a  hect.Jc schedule of' rehearsal  and broadcasts. Her main interests include her husband,  -ier daughter Sharon, sewing  <she makes most of her television costumes), golfing, bowling, and, of course, singing.  MAGAZINES  & PAPERS   /  Canada imported some  $26,263,322 worth of unbound  ;magazines and newspapers  and $685,533 worth of newspaper or comic sections from  nine foreign countries last  year..-- -������- -  j.r,   . i'yi.���-,;  The quarterly report ending March 30,, of activities in  the provincial public health  nursing program for School  District No 46 shows that this  area was in a state cf general  well being when Miss Lucille  Gipvando made her last supervisory visit the first of February.  There had been the occasional case of measles, chicken-  pox, and some adults complained of influenza symptoms^ These few ��� complaints  seemed to be the beginning of  what has been hitting the population quite forcibly since the  first two weeks ih March.  The closing of Elphinstone  .Junior-Senior. High; School at  Gibsons inthe third week was  inevitable = since , the staff as  well as the students were being attacked. ^The ^^me ^action  was found advisable if or >the  Gibsons and .Port r Mellon Eie-  mentaries-as.well.as..tlie Sechelt Elementary. The schools  have been reopened ;and ? the  enrolment is gradually reaching normal.  Hbwever, there is still a  number of cases in�� the community and it is .still������wise-to  remember that one attack of  influenza, renders immunity  , fee only a short term, and a  second attack is quite possible.  Therefore precautions against  contact with infectious persons and safeguarding the general health must still be taken.  The latter applies not only to  the present but to every day  throughout. the year.  at the .early age of 6-9 months  after which a booster is given  a year later and then kept up  very other year. This procedure minimizes discomfort  both physically and psychologically.  Mrs. Agnes Labonte has resigned, and Mrs. Clela (Dorothy) Haynes has assumed the  clerical duties in this office.  The report was presented by  Mrs. Clara Nygren, public  health nurse.  iiismen  . Gibsons and District , Kinsmen, , upon examining projects completed and projects  how underway, feel that 'peninsula citizens would like to  know more about -these projects.  In contrast to the. large national fluid raising for the  Polio Fund, Kinsmen activity  on tlie -Peninsulars mainly directed to much smaller, local  projects which are of more apparent benefit to the district  population.  A diving board and material for ^building a diving; tower  On the Gibsons Municipal float  is on hand- Standard dimensions are being used in its. construction so that it will be  suitable for competition during the coming Howe Sound  Regatta.  VJ  I  I  BOAT  WANTED  .-:��M*iid'  ���&$f&H ^mz 1|#$E_*EST-  pPfUi ^^o.-ttSboat  ivfapr ?c ab in l sIuit-  'N-pliE -Ed^OtpBOARD.  ^tEE "' ��ST;^^M&RY'S  #_t> ;_fp 11 a lu -Lender  HARBOUR.        ^  l":   "k  ��m  v*<  ^TRecfollowing is ^summa-y.... The group committee of the  zmttisy  y%,  !)I;i  Roberts Creek  "yP^ne^O-H^r^  3-HOUR DENTURE  *      REPAIRS  OPEN EVENINGS  <;ro  ':' l.i  ^^��=��iiS59  Where to Eat  Gibsons  in  GOOD HOMEY MEALS  LUNCHES ���SNACKS  '������ try the      ,  FERRY CAFE  Theatre Bldg.,  Gibsons  Good Home Made Pies  Offers Lunches  Snacks, Meals  Good Home-Cooked Foods  Pleasant    Surroundings  Convenient Location  Below Post Office  ANN:E    GARY  of services performed:      Total  home, visits,   .212;    of-these,  sfteptpmycin injections ygiyen  :ih^t^e' home, '4X1.0; ibther'|cpm-  muni^able diseases, y|2!3:    ^X"he  ::^emaih^g..;.58\hpme vissits .were  ; for ^consultative"f purposes ;; and  ? for    administering -] imrnumza-  tiqn toy those ^children "-.-'��� unable  ��� to. attend regular clinic:meetings. '���'  Infant and pre-school    clinics:      Total    attendance,    196;  smallpox      vaccinations,     J20;  ���diphtheria,  pertussis and    tetanus' irinoculatians, 112.  Schools: present total enrolment, 1,114; pupils examined  by health officer, 82; pupils  partially examined by provincial nurse, 112; co-op visits, 54.  These are in a ���:. consultative  capacity with medical health  officers, VON, Social Service  worjker, schcibl board office  and others who may' contribute _ to the" maintenance of  physical, mental and social  well-being. in the community.  In order to facilitate the anti-polio vaccine program, it  has been necessary toi complete, series for whooping  cough, diphtheria, and tetanus  innoculations for the school  children. Therefore only those  requiring reinforcing (booster)  doses for these have been given same.  It is advisable that all children receive protection against  these diseases prior to entering school, since there is more  danger of contact at this  time. Ideally, these series  should be commenced when  the infant is three months old  so that protection is rendered  First Gibsons Scout Troop has  been quite active lately and  their efforts will assure success of Scouting in this area.  Having introduced Scouting to  the. Peninsula and . wholeheartedly endorsing the principles of Scouting, the Kinsmen Club is determined the  Scout movement will obtain  the attention  it deserves.  The Kin Park is in good  condition and is . about the  safest place in Gibsons for the  youngsters to play softball.  Several improvements will be  made to the diamond, and the  pivot rings of the several  swings have been checked to  assure smooth operation.      ~ .  As a parting 'thought, drop  in to the Kinsman clubhouse  on the Kin Park for a game  of Bingo any Friday night at  8. A warm welcome and pleasant evening is assured for all.  who  come.  warn  j$*>7f*s._a  m  LAND ACT  Notice of Intention  to Apply  to   Purchase  Land  In Land Recording District  of Vancouver, New Westminster. Land-District and situate  ���Two and one half miles West  and one and one half miles  IxTorth  of Sechelt,  B.C.  TAKE NOTICE that Norman Frederick Watson of Sechelt, B.C.,; occupation'^Butcher  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following  described lands: .  Commencing at a post planted At the North east Corner  of D.L. 3824, Gp. 1, New  Westminster Land District  thence Forty (40) chains due  l^orth; thence Forty (40)  chains due East to the Bdy. of  the Sechelt Forest Reserve  thence Forty (40) chains due  South; thence Forty (40)  chains due West and containing One Hundred and Sixty  (160) acres more or, less.  The purpose for which the  land is required is a home-  site..  Norman Frederick Watson  Dated March 31st,   1955.  Selma Park  store sold  Mr. and Mrs. Jackson of the -  Selma Park Store have, sold  their business, and are moving to the interior as soon as  stock taking and other arrangements including transfer  . cf the Post Office can be completed.  The Jacksons, Helen and  Stan, are going to Monte Lake  where they have taken over  the 9-T-7 Auto Court, where  they have 11 cabins, a coffee  shop, gas pump and; nine  boats, on a property with 700  feet of lake shore.- This lies  between Kamloops and Vernon on the new road.  Their daughter Norma will  go w^th them from Vancouver.  The new owners of the Selma Park Store, a young couple, Harry and Verda Fontaine, were the previous owners of the 9-T-7 at Monte Lake.  They are anticipating a  pleasant life and business association here on the Sunshine Coast.  . The Jacksons' express regret at leaving Selma Park,  where they have made good  friends in. the past two years,  but feel they must g0 into  business not quite so trying,  and in which they hope to  have seasonal rest.  Feb. herring  catch down  Canadian . fishermen took  56,709,000 pounds of fish from  the sea in February, 3 percent  less than the 58,584,000 pounds,  landed in the same month last  year, but the catch was 10  percent more valuable at  $1,889,000 versus $1,722,000,  according to the Dominion  Bureau of Statistics' monthly  review of Canadian fisheries  statistics. January - February  landings weighed 189,999,000  pounds as against 150,800,000  last year,. and were worth  $5,141,000 as against $4,279,-  0QO.  Boosted by substantial increases in,the haddock catches  in Newfoundland and Nova  Scotia and a large increase in  smelt landings in New Brunswick, the February catch on  the Atlantic coast was 12 percent greater this year at .33,-  106,000 pounds versus 29,643,-  000 and the value was 14 percent higher at $1,439,000 versus $1,265,000."January - February landings totalled 67,-  280,000 pounds versus 61,324,-  000 last year and were worth  $3,347,000 as against $3,008,-  000.  With the herring' season  closed on February 9, several  weeks earlier than ..usual, in  order to conserve stocks' for  spawning purposes, British  Columbia fishermen hauled in  only 23,603,000 pounds of  fish in February, a drop of  18 percent from the 28,941,- <  000 pounds taken a year before. Value was down only 2  percent to $450,000 from $457,-  000. Partly offsetting the drop  in the herring catch, was -a  substantial increase in sole  landings.  SWORDFISH   ���  Canada's fish processing industry "marketed $46,600  worth cf swordfish livers and  oil in 1953. S3,600 worth more  than in 1952.  The tag ends of the Easter  activities were tidied, up in  Magistrate Johnston's court  last week, when Frank August was fined $10 and costs  for being in possession of beer  off the Reserve.  Chris Julian was charged  with having beer on the Reserve. In his testimony he  said he was too drunk to  know how he got it. Cpl. Cummins, RCMP, corroborated this  statement. Fine, $10 and  costs.  Seymour Sam Johnson was  also fined $10 and costs for  having beer on the Reserve.  He thought it had been placed  in his car in* error at Wakefield, which was found in his  car by some women passengers.  Daryl Edwin Chambers of  Roberts Creek was findd $20  and costs for driving without  due care and attention .following an accident on the S turn  west of Gibsons, where his  car turned over.  and future water supply    for  the  district;     also   to   request  that.land be reserved by    the  .Rapids as a park site.  A letter for Mr. Gaglardi  is to remind him that we were  not getting a road as soon as  expected and so he is to be  contacted as he had suggested.  As the Sechelt School board  has an interest in the    water  Coast News Ap.  28,  1955 7  supply and the road they were  to be notified and asked to>  lend their support.  FROGS' LEGS  Canada sold 13,363    pounds  of frogs' legs to    the    United  States last year.  SUNDAY, MAY 1  A. M. TO 10 A. I  Maintenance To  High Tension Lines  O_��iff3���SM COIUMfl-Sli*  Egmont  BY;MRS.^.,McirOTT  The Community Club ladiesi  held a Daffodil tea pn April  16. Everyone was kept jousy  making raffle tickets.for the  May Day celebration. May 21  this year. One' of the guests  was Mrs. Tobias, formerly Lilian Vaughan, home on a visit  from Okinawa, where her  husband is a major with the  American forces.  The board held a meeting  that evening. It was decided  that a letter be sent to the  Superintendent of Larfcis upholding the reserve created, by  the land inspector around  Waugh Lake, as the    present  \mVQi'-.  ^���j!l5>'31BHi'Bi  ..���.���0'^v-i'iS^  \1��  REP & WHITE STORE  Tha largest Food Store oa ihe Peninsula  - With ithe Widest Variety  Pjione Sechejt 18  FOR, FREE" D-QIM5RY  SPECIALS, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, APRIL 29-30.  I.O.O.F. Sunshine Coast  Lodge No. 76 meets Gibsons Legion Hall, 2nd and  4th Fri:  NABOB PORK and BEANS, 15 m   McCORMICK'S MALLOW BISCUITS    PEAK FREAN'S DIGESTIVE BISCUITS  LUX LIQUID DETERGENT, LARGE    PURITAN STRAINED MEATS ...   LOIN PORK ROAST          SAUSAGE, SMALL LINK ...'   SLICED CHICKEN LOAF    MINCEL BEEF, GRADE A   RINDLESS SLICED SIDE BACON  ...... 4 tins 49c    pkg. 29c    pkg. 27c    43c    2/43c    Ib. 49c    lb. 38c    lb. 49c  ...... 2 lbs. 65c  .... 2 pkts. 55c  PENINSULA  LOGGING SUPPLY, Ltd.,  SECHELT  (Formerly  Chucks  Motors   &  Welding)  CAN NOW SERVE  The LOGGING INDUSTRY with  Complete  Stocks  of   Logging Supplies  WIRE ROPE ��� RIGGING, ��� LOGGING HARDWARE ��� TIRES  BRAKE LINING ��� BATTERIES'��� POWER SAWS ��� WELDING  LEN STANTON ON DUTY IN WORKSHOP DAILY  BUSINESS HOURS: 8 a.m. fo 5.30 p.m. -   Closed Mondays  LOGGING FIRMS      -      PHONE SECHELT 94W  0-U85  CANADIAN   WHISKY  3fttcmo*i &&/a?nd ^M'tfete <3&/.  9  ��� \  AMJJKKSTIICKG. "NT  VANCOUVER. BC  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board  or by the Government of British Columbia Coast News Ap. 28, 1955 8  BY  CHUCK  TOMPKINS  An Open Letter  to    C.     Y.  Nical:  In his letter-to the    Editor  last week C. Y. Nical used my  line and made    a    prediction.  This prediction  was  that   Lit-  COOKIES  m&m&mm.  ���SUCRE LUMBER CO. Ltd..  SAW MILL, NORTH ROAD  FIR SLABS --FIREWOOD  Length up to 14"  .'.  $7 per Load (a good cord)  ..Delivered        -:      -  PICK UP YOUR  FREE  SAWDUST  Phone  82 K .���-  Gibsons  Kj-^_M-^^^?rg^^a__^_?;a^.-^-!_aah-g^^  *_=-3S��^^.il-^S!*^^^i.Ui5!-^-^S-^;^  tie League Baseball was doomed before it starts.  For your information sir; it  has already started and has  been properly organized by a  group of hard working men  who besides spending many  long hours in. organization,  have gone considerably out of-  pocket fcr the betterment of  this sport for youngsters.  In Canada and the USA  there ar�� 4,500 leagues comprised of approximately 270,-  000 boys 12 years and under.  It is a proven fact that juvenile delinquency is practically  nil " where there are Little  Leagues in operation. Can  .this then be wrong?  The basic principles of Little League Ball which are:  honesty, sportsmanship, courage, loyalty and reverence,  can be compared with the  principles of the great Boy  Scout organization. Can this  too. be wrong?  The  Little League has andi.  will keep    prpper    leadership  liwhich'.'C. Y, Nical    seems^   to  think is lacking in the    local  Scout organizations.:     -....;-���-.  ,. .As for organizations like the  /Kiwanis, Kinsmen " arid others  '       THE'Pt.A.COiJNCIL' ;  :  .- PresentsThe  University Players in  High  School  Auditorium  Gibsons  6  Admissions:    Reserved, $1.25,    General $1,   Students 50c  A FULL LINE of DRESSES  The Season's Newest & Smartest  Sizes  12 to 46  SNAPPY NEW PATTERNS In The Popular  GLAZED COTTONS: All the Wanted Shades.  DAN RIVER GINGHAMS' That Wash and Wear,  and look Smart and Perky for the Long- Life  of the Garment.  COIN DOT GLAZED PIQUE: Brisk and Cool  LOVELY FRENCH CREPES���Crisp Ceylono Linens  HONEYS of COTTONS:    liow Cut for  Daytime or Evening Wear  Prices Range From $3.95 to $16.95  CORD BLAZERS ��� DENIM JACKETS  EVERYTHING IN SPORTS WEAR  I  - The Softball League opens  May 1; following the the first  week's games:  Pender Harbour at Firemen, 2.30, May 1.  Gibsons Merchants at .Wilson Creek,. 6.30,  May  1. ���   '  Sechelt at Port Mellon, T_;30  May'l.  Port Mellon, at Merchants,  6.30, May 3.  Firemen at Wilson Creek,  6.30, May 4.   .  Sechelt at Pender Harbour,  6.30, May 5. I  Softball Dance, Wilson.  Creek Hall, April 30.  Combined Bowling. League  banquet, 7.30 p.m., Mayi 7,  Roberts Creek Hall. See jkmr  team captains for tickets.  amalgamating, there is nb; reason for them to do. s0 as-each  one has contributed greatly; to  the communities on the -Peninsula, and any man should ' be  proud to belong t0 them.  It is this,   writer's,   opinion  that C.; Yv .INicejl' .should    join  one oi:the   local,   clubs    and.  work for'the betterment    and  the future of youth (e.g. Little  League.,Ball)  instead of wast-  ' ing ..time, writing letters to.  a  newspaper* oh    a  "subject   /he  seems to know little' abotrt.  ���BOWLING  Ladies' League Playoffs  Ira the Ladies' League finals,  the Guttersnipes took the cup  from the Pin-Ups. Guttersnipes' total pins, 2,835; ,��� Pin-  Ups, 2,568.  Port Mellon  In Port Mellon playoffs the  Hotshots won, the    cup    from  the Blounders. Hot Shots' total  pins, 2,616;  Blounders,  2,163.  Ball and Chain  The-Ball and Chain playoffs  had Mollies Misses on top with  total pins of 3,071, and second  place Les's Messes,  3,021.  ���This is the San'Francisco Opera House where ten years ago the U.N.  Charter was born. This coming June, delegates from the 60 Member  JJtates of the United Nations, including the 51 original members, will  ineet once again in the Opera House to rededicate the pledge of the  peoples they represent to the principles embodied in the Charter.  MOTHER'S DAY  * ������    VA +SAJ >*&  ��\> ���*���    _"��*->.���  ���sjw vvW//is  *     *���       ^ **���  SUNDAY MAY 8, THIS YEAR  With A Smart Littte Gift of  SCARVES ��� GLOVES ��� LINGERIE ��� HOSIERY  IM\n MESS SHOPPE  Theatre Bldg.  St. Roche film  will be shown  A movie of unusual interest  will be shown on May 5 at 8  p.m. in the school hall. The  main production will be the  RCMP picture of ��� the St.  Roche's trip through the  Northwest Passage in the Arctic Circle. This picture should  be seen by young and old  alike. It will depict the adventurous trip of this sturdy vessel and hand-picked crew in  an epic of the Arctic.  A second film will show  scenes of the Mackenzie River  which should contain some interesting shots of this famous  water route.  While there will not be any  admission charge a collection)  will be taken to cover expenses  and for the Kiwanis Club Gibson Library Fund. These films,  shown by the Sunshine Coast  Kiwanis Club are being shown  with permission of the RCMP.  Small goods  .    To summarize this series of  articles-based on the RCMP  booklet? on Crime in' Your  CommunityY' there are" some  salient point's which if practised may help to prevent., the  encouragement 'of- latent criminality by the removal of  temptation, and may save lo_s  and' inconvenience.by the prevention  of crime.  Do'" not leave property carelessly and without due    safe-.  ' guardi particularly  small articles of value.  Cinemascope  for  theatre  Cinemascope has been added to Gibsons Theatre equipment and the first picture to  be shown via this method .will  be King Richard and the Crusaders on May 12 for three  days, from the Sir Walter  Scott epic, The Talisman.  Then on May ,21 another  Cinemascope picture will be  shown for three days and it  will be The High and The  Mighty, the story of a strangely assorted group of people on  a flight from San. Francisco to  Honolulu.  The new equipment for Cinemascope will in no way affect the screening of ordinary  type film when used. It is another first for Gibsons Theatre  and is part of the policy of  maintaining the theatre at the  highest possible  standard.  Anne and Vince. Prewer announce that along with the  installation of Cinemascope  they are striving continually  to bring the best type of pictures no matter what form  -they are in, Cinemascope,  wide screen, or any other type.  They are looking forward to  a good season aided by Cinemascope productions.  em  Do not rely entirely pn .y?ur  insurance. Insur.apce will  make good the actual value of  lost goods, and the ccst of repairing damage, but cap do  nothing about condensation  for trouble caused, mconven-  ience to yourself, and your cus-.  tcmers, or the.possible loss of  trade due to this 'inconvenience, k'y. ... .'  Prevention  is    better ���_ than  cure,  in . crime  as. in   disease.  Co-operation  with   the    police  helps   protect  the  public.  ��� .   Do not flash money, if you  must carry sums of cash.-  Do. check your offices or  stores last -thing at night,>UncL  if. - possible,!/ ; ���-'���install . burg.&r  alarms^     V^iy v.       -"'xyvy    ���';  Vary the -times and , routes  of your trips to. and from the  Bank. y.  ���Remember that ' although.  our own; local population, is  .probably no more inclined to  crime than it ever was, today's  transportation has linked us  up with the rest of the world,  and. the thingy which/;������ is - our  convenience . is also an aid ;to  the criminal, particularly the  burglar or thief.       ^        . . V  Your effort at. self-protection and crime may :bey;-just  the thing to: keep the would-  be marauders from becoming  bold enough to act..-���',������'-/',:/-{.  B. W: M. BONE  Chartered;   Accountant  1045   West Pender St.  .v.'-    TAtlow   1954      .;���:/���  VANCOUVER l'  :B;C;  COD FISHERMEN . . .  MURDOCH'S:  are your ���������"���"���  . Best Buyers !  Call here for  Fishing- Gear  ' and Marine Needs  .       Groceries  Fresh Foods  MURDOCH'S  MARINE SUPPLIES  PENDER   HARBOUR  Phone 11-J  CI-L PAINTS have long j  proved that they caiiij  TAKE IT. They have|  the enduring beauty, thc^  tough resistance to wear,  and   weather  which  means true.paiat econo-:  my. Cover better, look.1  better, last longer that*"  cheaper paints. 22 toU  oufs,  black and  white*'  Also a Good Stock of  Phone 35 K  GIBSONS  s*-^-=S3^B^��i_.-ie3S  *S-^_,<*5  Wis?  GIBSONS  Mrs. Labonte and Mrs. Clen-  dinning attended the Girl  Guide annual convention at  Queen Margaret School, Duncan, B.C.  PAINTINGS v  Ten foreign countries bought  $61,019 worth "off Canadian  paintings last year.  TULIP BULBS  The Netherlands and five  other countries sold Canada  $554,881 worth of tulip bulbs  last year. -  (Special Consideration for Licensed Fishermen)  SHOP AT  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES, LTD.  Your Color Center  ^fSIfflgii  __��^!��?^  at GIBSONS THEATRE STARTS MAY  12  For your Greater Movie Enjoyment  KING RICHARD  and the CRUSADERS  MAY 12-13-14  TWO GREAT PICTURES  THE HIGH and  the MIGHTY  MAY 21 - 23-24  Another FIRST at GIBSONS THEATRE. Check your Programs!  wm^m^^m^sm^ms^^m$ommmm^^m.  mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

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