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 Published   in   Gibsons, B.C.  June %. 1955. . ...  Volume 9, Number 22  1  i      ���. ��� '���.-:; '- ���    J  -..i.!��s:--.!rV-;.-^..c��i';. \L.  Provincial Library  Victoria, B. C��  Serving the Growing  Sunshine Coast  From  Squamish  to Pender Harbour  >     First showing in  Canada of  the 1954    international    soap  box derby was presented    at  . Seehelt Sunday.  It Was one of the high points  in two years of development  cf the Soap Box in Seehelt.  From a beginning of two  boys who built cars last year  and went to Mission to race  for the B.C. (Championship Seehelt Peninsula has marched  forward to seven boys this  , year and will go h to twice as  many next year.  They'll be part of a B.C. picture extending from    Dawson  Creek in the north to the international boundary    in    the  south, and from Fernie'in the  east to' Victoria on the Pacific,  a great gang of boys from all  oyer B.C. building and racing  for their hometowns.  .  3; T^e Soap Box Derby is    a  Igrapd; thing that has its best  ������'���-*���    basis on^the��� ,*fact   that   boys  fruildthepars themselves, race  thteni  themseives,  and go  on  t0 jigger things-^-themselves.  Sunday's show presented to  . Seehelt the people who    Kelp  run the derby, and pictures'of  what they do.  ^ Thei main picture   was   the  I first showing-in Canada of the-'  :, 195(4y Akron"; Soap 3Box Derby,  the race out of 'which   come  ,. ; ^1,5^000^ of Chevrolet    scholar-  .. }ships/.^���..; :v'-: ;v/.;'U:-'.:'  ��� ;\ The /visitors :alsp showed pic-  ' tures of the Mission Derby.  .'���'-. The yisiting party   included  ������*'     Len- Turner, general chairman  of the Mission Strawberry Fes-  .    tival ancl   Soap ~ Box   Derby;  "Jimmy Gunn, Mr. Soap    Box  ���   Derby,     Mission;      and    Eric  Ramsden of the Province.  - ���" :y With! them were Miss Ti?udy  Santy, recorder ;for the ; Soap  1 ��� Beatrice and;; rMi^ ^thleeh  Rairnsden,of Trail; '���'andi.- Mr.  Mugwump, ER's son and a  future soap box derbyist.  The following groups are  -. now listed as sponsors of entries in the Soap Box Derby at  Mission this year: s  Seehelt Theatre, Irwin Garry; T. Cooke and Leo. Johnson, Mark Steel; T. Duffy and  . A. Garry, Johh West; W. Flay,-  Paul Milligan; Seehelt Peninsula Athletic Club, Bruce Redman; George Miller, Ted Gee;  Jv Parker and Ben Lang^Ren-  ny, Lumsden; Anderson Motors, Roberts Creek, Tommy  Kennedy.  The theatre was loaned free  of charge for the event by Morgan Thomas, theatre manager. ,  Cameramen were Leo Johnson  v and Jack Fox. Those in charge  of transportation to get people  to and from the theatre were  George Miller, Tom Duffy,  Ted Osborne and Morgan  Thomas.  Two Seehelt people are  quite proud of the honor conferred, on them at a luncheon  attended by Len Turner, gen-  . eral chairman of the Strawberry Festival and Soap Box  Derby, Jim Gun<n, -' Mr J Soap  Box Derby himself, the originator of the Derby in B.C. and  E. R. Ramsden, publicity director for the Soap Box Derby in  B.C. also Fr^-MUls, organizer  of the Seehelt'Peninsula^ Derby  and Ernie Pearson, president  of the Board of Trade.  Mr. Mills received a Soap  Box Derbyf crest and Ernie  Pearson a Strawberry Festival  and Soap Box Derby tie. Both  are quite proud of their  awards. -���:�����.-..���'  The Red Cross in Gibsons  has arranged a house to  house canvass to get people  out for the mobile TB clinic  check, at Gibsons United  Church June 9 and 10.  Several . canvassers     have  been     appointed    but    others.  would be welcome.  Members of: Gibsons branch  of the Red Cross met on  Thursday, May 26 at the home  of the president, Mr. Norman  MacKenzie to discuss the  house to:, house canvass to arrange  appointments    for    the  ��� mobile X-ray clinic which_ is  being sponsored by the Kiwanis Club. The members supported the idea enthusiastically 1.  Discussion brought out the f61-'  lowing points:  1. Everyone over 15 - years  'Of age shoiild be X-rayed (under 15 there are very few that  cannot be traced from known!  contacts).  2. Over 45 years of age is  now the age group with the  highest incidence of tuberculosis. Consequently it is very  important that all oyer 45'be  X-rayed, both for their own  sake and for the protection of  their  loved  ones.  3. An X-ray at this mobile  unit takes only a short time  end does not require any undressing.  The Kiwanis Club has undertaken to provide transportation to those who cannot  otherwise get to the clinic.  Canvassers were arranged to  cover the area from the Sea-  view Cemetery to Hopkins  Landing. Additional help  would be appreciated.   If you  to act  Parking on Gibsons roads  received a considerable going-  over at Tuesday nights -Village Commission meeting and  result was '...that-*' car license  numbers will be taken of long  term or dead parked cars and  turned over to the RCMP for  action. ''.'. ���';.'..'*  Comments by the commissioners that such parking was  becoming a serious problem  brought but other remarks  concerning speeding and general deportment of motorists on  Gibsons roads and the commission was of the opinion there  was room for improvement.  In view of the fact that Ray  Rhodes the garbage collector,  presented a bill for $135 for  work on the garbage fdump  when the commission granted  him $50 for the same work it  was moved that he be asked to  appear at the next meeting for  ;:ari:^explan^ion.':.': J;";; '\XK.:.y. ',>-,  T A btfilSirigv permit f6i\T (the':  construction bf the Public! Library on Winn road by    the  Action for  Chops Mops  Gibsons Ladies Softball  team will play its first "winning" game, as it,announces,  at Port Mellon against the ladies' team there on June 9.  Boosters from Gibsons are  urged to take in this. outstanding event and cheer the local  team onwards toward bigger  and better triple plays.  Last Friday night the team  held another practice "aided  and abetted" by their coach,  C. McGean. Slugger May Mason, Speed Ball Pat Morrison,  and Sure' Catch Evelyn Bur-  dahl, Flying Third Baseman  Clements and Limpy Buchanan Put on a performance that  left the coach just plain "wondering."  Kiwanis Club was approved  unanimously. Commissioner  .. Ballentinie reported he .'had  done some bulldozing on the  library site������ to help get con'  struction underway.  Commissioner Ballentine  asked for permission to purchase five park seats which  can be cemented in and two  table and bench sets to be used  in village parks. The individual seats are made with a  metal base. Approval .was  granted.  Accounts    totalling   $933.41,  were    checked-   and    ordered  paid. Of this amount  $104.04  was to pay for labor done on  various jobs.      The rest    was  Mrs. A. Thomas  collapses, dies  Mrs. 'Anne Thomas, ,67, wife  of Thomas Thomas of ^William*  ;5sp^sUL*mBing,.i^cpHa^ed^C|ife^^  died on the Gower' Road > in  Gibsons, Wednesday morning,  June 1. :>-  Mrs. Thomas, well known in  Gibsons, had come in from  Williamson's Landing in John  Glassford's taxi earlier in the  morning to do shopping. She  had brought each of several  friends a big bouquet of flowers. When she collapsed, she  was walking from visiting Mrs.  Peterson at the Rits Motel.  'She was seen by Norman MacLeod who rushed to her aid.  He called to Mrs. Veers, who  phoned to Dr. Ingii?. He came  at once, but found her dead.  Miss Cooper, VON, who was  passing "on her rounds assisted  with the examination, and provided sheets, etc, and stood  by,to await the arrival of Gra--<  ham's ambulance.  Both Mr. .GJasford and Mr.  MacLeod, at wiiose home she .  had called, reported she said  she had been feeiing well, but  was known to hav-a a heart  condition:  , spent on roads, water power,  and otfter municipal operations.  The commission voted a donation for the VON(. amounting  tp$100.  A letter from R. E. Burns,  superintendent of lands respecting the purchase of Home  Island, better known as Salmon Rock, was read by the  commission: SThe letter stated  the application for purchase  of the island by Richard A-  Day of Vancouver was disallowed, it being, considered not  in the' public interest to dispose <of the island,  The letter added that steps  are being taken by the department, to reserve the island for  public use under the Land Act.  A reply will be made thanking the Lands department for  its consideration, of trie .matter:  A letter from George ' Hopkins of the Howe! Sound. Regatta committee asked that . the  ^chairmaitof!; the, pillage ^JSohv.  mission serve as chairman of  the Regatta committee. This  was agreed to and the commission added that it recommended it be represented on the regatta committee each year.  The Village Commission is  none too pleased with the  work by the provincial roads  department on a retaining  crib in front of the G.osport  property on Marine Drive at  the northern entrance to Gibsons. A letter will be sent to  the roads engineer asking that  something much tidier than  the present cribbing of old  logs, described, by commissioners as suitable for a logging  camp, be used to hold back the  bank from crumbling away on  to the roadway at that point.  During the meeting it was  revealed by Commissioner Ballentine that the spraying of  blackberry vines had been successful and he was of the  opinion that none would be .  found along Gibsons roads and  highways.  can help,  please  contact    any  of the following:  *   Up the hill    along    Seehelt  Highway, Mrs. Mainil.-  Gibsons Village, Mr. N. MacKenzie.  Granthams Landing, Mrs. H.  Reichelt.  Soames Point, Mrs. R. Kruse.  Hopkins Landing, Mrs. H.  Breadon.  Gower Point, Mrs. H. Chaster.  The clinic will be open at  Gibsons United Church Thursday, from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to  9 p.m.,   also on  Friday,  June  10 from 10 to 12 a.m. and 1 to  4 p.m.  To facilitate this effort to  have everyone attend the mobile clinic the Kiwanis Club  . has arranged for a bus service  from Roberts Creek, Gower  Point, North Road, Pratt Roadr  Hopkins Landing and Granthams and also other points if  necessary.  Times will be arranged  through Red Cross canvassers  for the various districts.  The entire Kiwanis Club  is behind, this mobile clinic  plan as part of the Kiwanis  Club operations towards . the  betterment of the community  in which its members live.  Mail changes  The   Postmaster    announces  a change in Gibsons Post Office hours,   and    rural    route'  days of delivery starting June  13.''  ._ .  .. On( tliat day the rural route,  ^deliveries   will be made each  Monday, Wednesday and   Friday.  The Post Office will remain  open all��� ���day>.every.Wednesday,  and will close each    Saturday  ' at 1 p.m. until further notice.  BY MRS. LOIS . BUCHANAN  Gibsons is really growing.  As a result of an increase in  population, the most common  of all questions is: Where are  they all living? A few men in  Gibsons may provide the answers by building or importing  houses by barge.  Walt and Bob Emerson are  enterprising men. They each-  bought a wartime house to  rent and jointly, bought one  to sell. Wally Peterson anfi  Harry Smith bought one whick  they moved up to the Fletcher  Road to sell.  The   houses  were   delivered,  to the beach area of the   BaF  last Friday.      A. E.    Ritchoy.  hauled    the   houses    off   the  barge toi a large lot subdivided  to make room    for    both    of  them* The third    house    was  pulled up to Bob    Emerson's  beach propertyi  k.    The houses are  really nice,  compact little homes, complete  with^ tw,o -bedropnis,    kitchen,  living room and 3-piece bathroom.  It there were 50 or 100 ol  these houses delivered to Gibsons, it is n�� exaggeration, to  say that within 48 hours there  would be occupants signed up  to live in all.  While they, were towing the  houses; people were stopping  Walt and Bob on the road, asking if they were for rent.  It is expected others may organize, to do the ��� same, anfi.  make investments in housing  in Gibsons. They woudl hav��  no trouble in renting or selling. Etmpty houses in Gibsons  are as hard to find as hen!s  teeth.  Dog licenses  are necessary  Cpl. Morrison of the RCMP  advises that whether one lives  in the Village of Gibsons or  outside of it, it is necessary to  have a dog license.  If the dog owner is resident  in Gibsons, and pays the Village dog license, the provincial  one is not required. Otherwise the dog must be licensed  under the Provincial regulations. This may: be done  through the local RCMP office.  The funds accumulated  through the dog licenses make  a Sheep Protection Fund. This  is used to recompense owners  of sheep for losses of sheep  killed by  unidentified dogs.  Licenses are: for male dogs,  $1;  and' females,  $2.  Bowen Island trip  Those Seehelt Board, th-  Trade members and invited  guests who intend! to take the  trip toi Bowen Island on the  afternoon of Monday, June 6  are requested to get in touch  with Mr. Steve Howlett at Seehelt 100 before 10 a.m. Friday.  This is to allow Union  Steamships to provide necessary transportation. Members  and guests are expected to be  at Hopkins Landing before 3  p.m. June 6 when the boats  will leave. Union Steamships  will be host to the party on  Bowen Island.  WILLISTON NOT   COMING  Owing to the fact Mr. Ray  Williston, provincial minister  of education will not be able  to speak at the PTA meeting  ��� June 7 efforts are being made  to find another speaker for-  the meeting.  Mr. Williston informed the  PTA that as he had been delegated to take part in a special  flight  to  Amsterdam  SECHELT INCORPORATION  ArticleTwo  ������-.v  ':�����'���  He was a prominent citizen  and' Welj kniciym to many people both on the Peninsula and  in fields afar, - "'���'.-..-^ ..''.'���  His name-^���Magistrate Andy  Johnston. Some people will be  surprised but "he was a dashing young man and in some respects still is a dashing young  man if you , remain on the  right side of the law.  PURSE FOUND  A child's red zippered. plastic coin purse has been turned  in to The Coast News.  In last week's article we attempted to explain in general  terms some of the reasons  why incorporation of the Seehelt area would be desirable.  This week/ we will discuss  some of the financial aspects  of the proposal.  To begin with, the proposed*  area is as follows: The east  boundary will be the west  boundary of the Seehelt Indian reserve, .from the Seehelt  wharf to Porpoise Bay. The  north ��� boundary will follow  the foreshore of Porpoise Bay  . to the line between Bill Anderson's and Dr. Elvin's property. The west boundary follows  this line, south and comes out  on.the highway about 150 yds.  west of'the Gordon property.  The south boundary is, of  course, the foreshore at Seehelt. This area comprises approximately 575 ocres.  The revenue available to a  Village is comprised of the  following: (a) General land  and improvement \ tax which  would..be payable to the Village rather than the Provincial Government as at present.  (b) Per capita government  grant as presently paid to all  municipalities in lieu of the  former share of the S.S.&M.A.  Tax and JMfotor Vehicle Licenses., (c) In lieu of direct taxes  on property, B.C. Telephone  Co. pays 2 percent of its annual revenue and B.C. Power  Commission pays 3 percent,  (d) Sundry municipal levies  such as trade licenses and  building permits.     v  The provincial assessor has  supplied the committee with  the current assessment roll;  the value of improvements is  $355,995. Based on the present  10 mill levy on 100 percent of  land value and 75 percent of  improvement value this will  produce $5,209.15 in taxes  which is the exact amount  which will be paid into the  Provincial Treasury this year  and if we incorporate would  be paid toi the Village.  The population within the  proposed boundaries is conservatively estimated at 400 persons. The new grant is $14 per  capita producing a total grant  of $5,600. Figures on public  utilities tax and miscellaneous  revenue have    been    obtained  from the B.C. Power Commission and the Village of Gibsons and these revenues are  estimated at $700 and $800 respectively.  A summary of the probable  revenue is as follows:  : (a) General tax, $5,209.15.  (b) Per capita grant, $5,600.  (c) Utilities tax, $700.  (d) Misc. revenue including  trade licenses, $800.  Total, revenue, $12,309.15.  Village expenses have been  estimated and are divided into - the following major classifications, (a) Fire protection;  (b)*Street lighting���30 300-watt  units strategically placed within the Village are contemplated; (c) Secondary road maintenance���this includes gravelling, grading and ditching to  keep the roads in somewhat  better condition than now. It  is assumed that major work  wouloV be dene by contract and  routine work by hired men  and equipment. It is not expected that the Village would  need to purchase expensive  equipment or maintain men  on staff year round: (d) Administrative salaries��� a clerk  would   be     required    perhaps  three days a week to.prepare  tax rolls, issue licenses and  permits, etc.; (e) General administrative expense ��� this  would include indemnities for  five Village Commissioners,  stationery, postage, light, heat,  phone and rent; (f) Miscellaneous expense would include  such items as donations, insurance, etc.  Fire protection was estimated at $1,500 and is based on  an estimate by the Volunteer  Fire Brigade. It compares fairly well with Gibsons fire  costs. Street lighting costs  based on 30 units total $1,100,  this figure being supplied by  B.C. Power Commission. Secondary roads maintenance  costs of $2,000 are based on  going rates for hire of graders  and trucks t0 maintain present  roads in reasonable repair.  New road construction is not  contemplated at the moment.  Administrative salary, is estimated at $1,200 which should  suffice for part-time services  of a clerk. General administrative expense is estimated at  $1,200 of which $500 would  be Commissioners' indemnity.  The balance of $700 for gener  al office expense is based on  Village of Gibsons annual  statement for similar expense.  Miscellaneous expenses are estimated at $400 and are also  based on Gibsons figures.  A summary of the probable  expenses is as follows:  (a) Fire protection, $1,500.  (b) Street lighting, $1,100.  (c) Secondary roads    maintenance, $2,000.  (d) Administrative    salary,  $1,200.  (e) General    administrative  expense, $1,200.  (f) Miscellaneous, $400.  Total, $7,400.  The surplus of revenue over-  expenditure of approximately  $5,000 as shown by the above  figures should ensure that the  proposed Village would remain financially solvent at  least and should also serve to  allay any fears that taxation  increases would be needed. In.-  fact, it could be made out that  tax decreases are entirely feasible.  In the third and final sifM-  cle next week we will outfisae  the necessary steps lesdiagtto  incorporation and the pia-ns-ySf  the Committee. 2 Coast News June 2, 1955.  Htje ��oast Mtms  Published by  Seehelt Peninsula News Lid.  every Thursday, at Gibsons, B'.C.  FRED CRUICE, Editor and Publisher  DO WORTMAN, Advertising Manager  SSember  B.C.  Div.,  Canadian  Weekly   Newspapers  Association  Member  B.C. Weekly Newspaper  Advertising Bureau  Box 128. Gibsons, B.C.    Phone 45W  Authorized Second Class Mail, Post Office Department. Ottawa  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos. $2; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. 75c  United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year 5c per copy  A discussion at a meeting- of the Village Commission  on the matter of retailer trade licenses has caused sorn��  individuals to explore the wording- of the ..legislation.  Those able to diagnose what the specific section of  the Village Municipalities Act outlines must be left wondering why so many words were used to say so little.  Generally speaking legislation comes as the result  of careful study of a situation by people competent to  judge what is best to do under the circumstance involved.  Usually after the legislation becomes law there is always  the "what does it mean" problem.  v This applies to clause five of sub-section one, section  95 of "the Village Municipalities Act. It starts out by stating  every retail merchant shall be assessed each six months, a  sum not exceeding $20 multiplied by the number of distinctive, lines of merchandise carried. Then it.states Commissioners may classify retailers by character or extent of  business, or. the number of lines carried or, by both methods.  It would appear so far that the ground has been covered forwards and backwards. Now .comes a sideways approach, it reads: And (the Commissioners) may determine  what shall constitute a distinctive line of goods, wares or  merchandise. This throws the field wide open to Village  Commissioners so why worry about the previous definitions.  A simplified reading of the clause could read that  Village Commissioners may assess up to a maximum $20  trade license for every* line carried by a retailer and  that the Village Commissioners may determine what is a  distinctive line of goods, wares; or merchandise.  Lawyers might call the above version ail, over simplification. Maybe it is but in action that is what the clause,  boils down to. It would be interesting to have a complete  list pf the various interpretations Village Commissions of  British Columbia have read out of this clause. Some would  really be out of this world.  How to assess an equitable business tax is a problem  ��f first magnitude to those- handling such affairs. Under  the present law there is unfairness. One merchant carrying  one line of goods pays one license and he incidentally has  a good turnover. Another merchant to make ends meet,  carries various lines. He pays numerous trade licenses and  may be fortunate if he breaks even..Yet he the struggling  merchant striving to service a community pays more in  trade licenses than the successful man with one line of  goods. It does not make sense.  To suggest those wrestling with the retailer license  problem have not discovered weaknesses in the legislation  would be foolish With so many retailers throughout the*  province and so many Village Commissions operating under  the act, somewhere there will be a vigorous protest against  certain clauses. So if anyone has a useful solution to offer  The Coast News will publish it and pass it on to the proper  authority.  31 years of service  Thirty-one years of service  to Gibsons and surrounding  communities as telephone operators closed for Harry and.  Lou Winn, when they retired  on May 12.  v When the Dominion Telephones and. Telegraphs, in  answer to the demand for  communications service in the  area in 1924, wanted an office  space and an operator, the  Winn sitting room was made  av ai 1 a b 1 e , and the Winns  argreed to learn the business.  From then on, there has not  teen a dull or an idle moment  for  either Harry or  Lou.  At first, the telephone facilities were a small box affair,  and two sets of plugs, set up in  the corner of the living room.  The area served was from Las-  queti Island t0 Rainy River.  There were about 35 telephones in the whole area.  In addition to .tending the  switchboard, the Winns ��� ��� managed to keep their home and  garden, and raised their two  sons. Mrs. Winn, in calling  people for the telephone, used  to roll the youngest in-a blanket and start out delivering  the messages/beginning with  the farthest point and working  back toward- the office.  Later', as the local telephone  .customers became more numerous in the immediate area, a  megaphone was added to the,  equipment, by means of which  recipients of calls through the  office might be notified.  Harry took on the job of  transmitting telegrams by  phone through the Seehelt office.  More equipment was added  to the Winn living room. Harry built an addition by plosing  in* and extending the porch.-  The new office was built in  -3949, and no lnger was the  clatter of bells a part of the  24 hour day in the Winn  household. Harry' and Lou  went on shift, and more operators were added to the staff.  Now the Gibsons office, operated as a part of the B.C.  Telephones, is a two-position  setup, with seven operators.  On Harry's retirement, Miss  Kennedy became the local representative and chief operator  for the B.C. Telephones in the  Gibsons area.  Miss Kennedy is well known  as agent for the Dominion  government's Telegraph and  Telegraph service on the .upper part of the Peninsula, in  the Seehelt office. She held  this position for about nine  years, and for the past year  was agent and operator for  the Canadian Telegraphs, stationed at Seohelt. Her home  is on the Upper Road near  Roberts Creek.  There have been many  emergencies handled through  the years by Harry and Lou  Winn, extra services given, extra work and heartaches endured. One of .the highlights  of this extra service was the  handling of reports on all  planes flying over the area  during the last war. All planes  were reported by the various  operators and toll-stations,  and calls funnelled to Vancouver through the Gibsons office. This was a 24-hour service.  The doctor, ambulance, taxi  and . fire services, travelling  members of parliament, business people, and just ordinary  folks, have all had special services from the Winns which  will not soon be. forgotten.  JOINS RED CROSS  Claude Joboin, president of  Trades and Labor Congress of  Canada, has been appointed to  the central council of the Canadian Red Cross Society. This  is the controlling body of the  Red Cross, composed of representatives from all over the  Dominion. The appointment  was announced by Leslie G.  Mills, chairman of the council.  FROZEN FLUBDUB  BY  L.S.J.  The brilliant picture of a  young housewife with that  dainty touch of flour on the  forearm and a shining row of  dentures decanting a mixture  into a very impressive electric  stove brought On some  thoughts of pancakes I have  known.  In an exhuberant moment  not far past I had bought an  electric waffle iron due entirely to a delectable looking  ad illustrating a late evening  interlude after the theatre  and showing a group in diadems and dress suits intently  watching the hostess twiddling  with this device. While our  category is a long way apart I  ���had visions of myself and the  "little old" arriving back from  our local movie and with gay .  abandon waffling a waffle.  Now I do not take a back  seat and am no shrinking violet when it comes to making  hot cakes, but pan is not hot,  and. "hot" is not waffle, as I  ���found t0- my regret. The mixture I had put in the iron  cooked alright but then refused to leave it. I thought the  newness might affect it so  after some very tedious scraping I started over again but  with the same result -and this  made me look at the "receep"  that came with the iron which  threw- an, entirely different  light on the matter.  Thus.resolved we come back  to hot cakes pure and simple  whose acquaintance    I    made  Canoe Pass  in new era  BY  DO  WORTMAN  Last week for the first  time, I was a passenger in a  car driving onto Francis Peninsula.  That doesn't sound very important but to the 300 residents of the area, it is the  beginning of an era���the commencement of progress.  We looked down from the  little wooden bridge into the  channel called Canoe pass, a  rock strewn, barnacle grown  little arm of the sea. This little stretch of water, except  at lew tides, kept the Peninsula so isolated many visitors  accepted it as an island.  A sure way to arouse the ire  of the residents was to refer  to.the plaee as "the island",  when everyone knew it was  not.  Now, one may drive to the  main highway in minutes, instead of taking a boat, disembarking, and transferring to  a vehicle at either Madeira  Park or Garden  Bay.  Now freight may be moved  without four handlings, . and  the hazard of weather. People  mayi now come and go at all  times and seasons. With the  coming of. the road, who  knows how soon the light and  power, more telephones and  other services, will arrive?  Even to an outsider, it is  obvious that Francis Peninsula has put its foot on the first  rung of a ladder. There will be  inroads upon the precious pri-  vacy of the neighborhood, but  perhaps the exchange will be  a  fair one.  This particular little step  taken by the government in  linking areas previously isolated by arms of the sea may be  the first of many similar but  larger moves. Imagine the various parts of Pender Harbour  linked together toy bridges!  What a uniting influence that  would be���without detracting  a single jot-from the lovely  sea side spot it now is.  ARCHIVES   RECOGNITION  Efforts to preserve the personal papers and business records documenting Pacific  Northwest history were given  national recognition recently  at Spokane, Washington, with  the citation of twelve leading  libraries and archives of the  region. The Provincial Archives of British Columbia  was one of twelve institutions  to receive a citation for "Meritorious contributions in the  collecting, preserving and disseminating of North American  forest and forest industries  history," from the American  Forest History Foundation.  Mr. Willard E. Ireland, Provincial Librarian and Archivist, received the certificate  from Mr. Elwood R. Maunder,  Executive Secretary of the  Foundation.  years ago: in R.R. construction  camps. As the years rolled by  I began to notice a certain ap-  prehensiveness In myself when  approaching the first breakfast  at a new job. There were many  like me who made momentous decisions at the first  * mouthful of hot cakes and it  is a certainty "that the tide of  fortune was affected for the  outfit by the texture and flavor of this matitudinal morsel.  It was a sign of well-being  in the setup to see the con-  nosseur take one cake after  another and a generous slab  of butter in between each until there were about four or  six arranged and then deluge  the mass with syrup. At times  there would be a change of  cooks and speculation would  ensue as to who might be coming up and there really were  seme frightening characters  around who would arrive in a  complete state of alcoholic dementia and lo the confusion  and uproar until sobriety returned.  As the camps became more  modern and "getatable," w-c-m-  en came into the picture especially on the smaller outfits  and then we might have romance which also brought its  problems. On the whole though  it was an improvement, After  a good many years we managed  to get a small outfit together  and my experiences with  cooks made life quite interesting at times. During the recent fracas in Europe we really were sorely tried what with  rationing and the scourings  who persisted as being listed  as cooks. It is truly said "That  the Lord sends the meat and  the devil sends the cook."  ��� We had cne here at the  Creek, a Latin who had a  grown up familyv in town, a  group of grown up girls and  Ma and two of the girls would  come up on weekends an<f  each would have, a large suitcase and it was quite some  time before _ I connected this  custom with the fiesta that ensued Saturday night. At the  price of $2.50 per bottle for  this villanous concoction I  was told they waxed fat and  were exceeding glad. The nefarious trade in ration tickets,  the pilferings, the squalid, and  the sordid, were all bedfellows  under the blanket of patriotism.. As Dr. Johnson remarked  long years ago, "Patriotism,  Sir? Is the refuge of scoundrels."  We had a Chinaman at one  camp and it-was this man's  honesty that gave us a yardstick and led, us to some corrections when the variance  was established. If you fired a  cook then you were in a tough  spot as he would surely go out  loaded with excess baggage.  This generally made iip of coffee, tea, butter or sugar. One  chap we had had a box weighing a good 100 pounds and although I was sure of what it  was from information received  there was nothing I could do  about it only with considerable bother" further down the  line. I solved the dilemma at  Kelp Cove while we were  waiting for the boat while  everyone was up in the post  office gabbing I gave one of  my Indian friends $5 to pinch  the box and it was just as I  thought, loaded with tea, coffee, butter and cheese instead  of sugar.  In the aftermath a great  deal of. this foulness was forgotten but after reading later  some of the epics, of the Murmansk and North Atlantic  convoy battles the foul taste is  still with me. No; I don't like  flag wavers. This all came into print because Ma brought  home six frozen waffles:  Hence the title.  INVESTORS  Invitation to the unknown  BY ERIK OLESON milies are far to the north of  As I    write    the    Southern the Tsumeb in  the nature re-  ��� Cross, four stars and  a satel- serve. The Heredo are civiliz-  lite, bend" Over' the    darkened ed, tall ^and slender in general  plains and the dark silhouettes and their women-wear sweep-  of the Eros Mountains and the ing dresses.and turbans on the  notched hills of the Khamish- head. The  Ovambi are strong  ochland. men and much more primitive.  Only a couple of hours ago Tney contribute the labor    re-  a vivid burned orange sunset quiring strength,  flamed while the white thorn In, this former German col-  and aloe, rose   black    against ony,- ether    than    the    native  the luminous sky.    Once  you tongues, there exist three lang-  taste the  wideness and    mys- uages in constant use and    in  tery of Africa you have an in- this order: German, Afrikaans  satiable hunger for    it.      You and English.      This town    of-  know monkeys and game ani- Windhoek    is    the    territorial  mals  live  in    the    mountains capital    and    is      continually  and only a few moments ago growing. The beauty of Wind-  you saw duikerbok, the fastest hoek is its location    and    the  of miniature deer making    off flowers are vivid everywhere  into    the    veldt���the    African The largest is a hedge flower'  P|aln.                         ��� ���'                , ten feet tall called the Tecoma  No one has adequately des- ���with clusters of yellow bell-  cribed the yeldt and no    one shaped    flowers,    the    cluster  1  Learn about the easier, simpler j  way to share in Canadian j  ; industries. through Canada's:  ' fastest growing mutual fund.|  j For full details contact youri  | Investors Syndicate represent^  ���'. ative:^  Write or Phone  NEV ASTLEY  District "Manager  Room 313, Pembertpn  Bldg.jr  Phone MA 5283  Vancouver, B.C. ,,,  IVVKSTOKS  Mu I u a I  ever will for it is of a dim en  sion and a quality not to be  corneredi in words. In one spot  the sand showed where an animal had followed a small-hoofed duikerbok. The duikerbok  trail ended but the other"  tracks went on.  The thorn trees are a solid  obstacle and called by the  Dutch Afrikaans, the "wait-a-  minute tree." The white thorn  with its white top is almost as  much a symbol of Southwest  Africa as the multiple spires  of the aloe, its official flower.  Another tree with, curving  pods abut six to eight inches  long is the Afenbrodbaum, the  monkey's bread tree.  The veldt teems with life;  hyenas, bluebok, springbok  and the well-armored scaly  ant eater.  The Heredos and Cape colored folk live in a "location"  back of the ^cemetery, having  their own stores and schools.  The Ovambi live in a compound and their wives and fa-  about one foot across. In: front  of the administrative building,  the former German Colonial  office is one of the finest gardens to be found anywhere.  It is a thousand miles east  to Johannesberg and a thousand miles south to Capetown,  yet here remote on the vast-  ness of Africa's geography is  a thriving town: Yet to know  Africa you must walk out on  to the veldt at sunset and listen to the night sounds���-with  promise and with' invitations  to the unknown.  When you borrow from  your Credit Union, you  are simply using a Fund  which you, as a Member, have helped  to build.  Help Yourself by- Helping  Others.  JOIN  The ROBERTS CREEK  CREDIT UNION  .       NOW.  Phone Seehelt 55K  FOOD BRAND NAMES WERE POPULARIZED  THROUGH ADVERTISING  CANADIAN  WHISKY  <g&ie?nad ^fcwef %3&��6!eU ����M  AMHERSTBURG. ONT. VANCOUVER., B.C.  This advertisement is not published or displayed By the Liquor Control Boarder by the Government of British Columbia  P1478A LETTERS to EDITOR  Editor: I feel concerned  with , everything in George  Friend's letter last week in  your paper and there's so  -much been said of all the inconveniences to our visitors  here that every time I -walk  up from the. wharf, and , look  at the sign "Welcome to Gibsons" it ..reminds me of a.  story I heard of a Prairie farmer when he came.in to breakfast with his threshing crew.  He put. up one finger and said  to his wife, "Maggie, lots of  eggs for the boys this morning." Murdo. Stewart.  Editor: Your correspondent  Murdo Stewart requests costs  on a village-operated garbage  collection service. Recent figures in the press would indicate municipalities in B.C. operating such a service were  faced with a budget charge  against taxation of between 11  and 15 mills. Assuming that  we could operate on the lower  rate, our taxes would increase  approximately 70 percent, but  that Would not cover the initial outlay necessary for a  dumping and disposal area,  truck, disposal unit, etc.  Our local garbage collector  (free enterprise) states that he  is not getting the full support  of the people of Gibsons, and  that he may have to cease op  eration; That of course is his  worry, but it may very well  become a real worry for the  ratepayers of Gibsons, Just  for the record, please understand that I hold no. brief for  this operator. As a business  man operating in .'the village,  he is, according to our Sanitation Officer doing a very creditable job and should have  more support from the residents of the Village. The cessation of this service would  pose a problem for the village  as to where the money was to  come from to find. a suitable  dumping ground, and the facilities to destroy the garbage.  This was the sort of p'rob*  lem that faced your Village  Commissions when a small  subsidy was given to this contractor. Ihe subsidy was dictated by need' for economy.  We must face the problem  with realism. Gibsons is no  longer a summer resort and  the growing pains which it ;is  now. experiencing. are 'nothing  to what will, have to be suffered in the hear future. If some  thought, and J. mean serious  thought be given, to the problem now, perhaps we can save  muoh in the way of headaches  and expense in the future. In  spite of these people who continually moan about everyone  and everything, and decry any  CfffyRON  GAS STATION  FISHERMEN  NEW MODEL B FORD MOTORS  Complete RADIATOR  W/l ��i       i i STARTER  While  they  last      GENERATOR  TRANSMISSION  WILCO MAGNETO  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  $150  Phone 54  GIBSONS  Box 157  monflRcy  'TRUCKS  WHAT  MEANS  iikiwiv.  EVERY USED CAR AND TRUCK THAT  RATES THE A-l SIGN HAS BEEN  �� Reconditioned by expert servicemen for  appearance and performance.  �� Inspected and checked for safety.  ��� Priced for outstanding value.   ���  ��� Truthfully and accurately advertised.  ��� Warranted by your Ford-Monarch  Dealer  and backed by his reputation?    .':>*'.  progressive step, Gibsons is  going to.grow and grow. Let  us not do anything to stunt its  growth.  Murdo Stewart's observation  that there is lots of water pressure at Mr. Burns' estate is  quite right, but that is strictly  the result of .a law propounded  by Sir Isaac Newton. Incidentally, the, water supply question in Gibsons is shortly going to become one of those  headaches you will soon have  to face. Very shortly, the well  is going to go dry and more  money will have to be found  for a further supply.  Fred Crowhurst.  Editor: "I would like,  through your columns, to submit a question to the residents  of this Community. What has  happened to the friendly, community spirit of Gibsons?  .This year we have had no  May 24 festivities. There were  not ehough public spirited citizens to organize one. On this  subject " 'nough said." It  speaks for itself.  . Then we have the ludicrous  decision of the Village Commission to vote on and collect  a tax from a merchant who  was willing to allow space in*  front of his store for the sale  of bedding plants. Perhaps he  collects a small percentage for.  the favor, if so, I know nothing  about this, but I suggest it will  require the sale of an awful,  lot of plants to recover the.  levy against him. I believe  that his action of allowing .the  space was intended as a ser-v  vice to the ' community.  This picayune tax probably,  means that no one will handle.,  such plants .in. the future, but  no doubt we will again, pay,  lip service*to , a "paint yip.,'  clean up, beautify" week each/1  spring and lit our gardens.be  overrun witli blackberry vines.  Hail to   Gibsons!  Mrs. E. Lowe.  Editor: Ih regard to your  statement in The Coast News  about the court case of D. Harris and E. J., Myers on May, 6,  your paper stated the magistrate reprimanded Myers for  permitting his stock 'to run. at  lax-ge. The court told D. Harris  that nobody would want to  see his lawn destroyed but as  long as there was no legal  pound or Herd Law that he, D.  Harris would have to fence  until such a time, which he  would like to see socn.. The  magistrate did not reprimand  me and then your paper says  that Myers advised the court-  he would keep his animals off  the highway and confine them  to his own land hereafter. >  never said I would keep my  cattle off the highway as I  could not do that because I  have been renting from Pat  Klein for the last five years  and I cannot get my cattle to  this pasture unless I drive  them on the highway from my  place. I have rented land on  each, side of my property for  pasture and I can't get to the  pasture unless I use the high-'  way, so you can see I could  not have made such a promise.  The magistrate did not reprimand me in court that I know  of. Also I had a talk with  policeman Cummins last week  at Pender Harbour and he  told me that I did not have to  keep my catile on my own  land as this area was still  open range. I want you to.put  this in your paper so I can  drive my cattle down the highway to pasture without being  molested and hollered at by  some people who don't like  cattle.  If you hadn't printed that  abotit the magistrate reprimanding me they would not  molest me. Some sore heads  yell at me, "The judge told  you to keep your cattle off  the highway."        E. J. Myers.  When the old growth trees  are all cut and British, Columbia is covered: in young timber  enough wood should' grow to  build an average house .every  16 seconds, 24 hours a day, for  365 days a year.  A NEW DEGREE  The other day I was listening on the radio to a broadcaster whose . afternoon programme is intended to amuse  and entertain people, who are  indoors most of the time. He  sings old songs and tells  wholesome jokes; no wonder  the people like him.  This day he did something  unusual: he closed with a little  speech. He said: "My little  jokes are intended to make  you smile. I have always believed that we can serve God  with our laughter as well as  with our tears, and if I can  make you smile, I am rewarded."  I think that any man or  woman who increases the sum  total o the world's happiness  is an ambassador of good will,  and entitled to the gratitude  of all right-thinking people.  When a great man dies people try t0'sum up in a .few  words why he was famous,  and so, when Will Rogers died  a few years ago, he was referred to as "The man who-  made people laugh." It was a  good description of him.  He was born in Oklahoma '  in 1879 and was proud of the  fact that both his parents had  Indian blood in their veins.  Will used to sayi:, "My ancestors didn't corn'e over on the  Mayflower ��� they met the  boat." That was typical of  him. He made jokes about all  kinds of classes of people and,  chiefly about himself. The  words humour and human  spring from the same root;  that is where humour differs  from wit. Wit is smart and  brilliant, but it often hurts;  cuts like a knife.  Will Rogers was a humorist  in the true sense of that word.  He never deliberately set out  to hurt anybody. He once said  "When I die you can put on  my. tombstone that I joked  about every prominent man of  ir^ time but I never ��� met a  man I didn't like." He. loved  people, all kinds of -them, and  he passed through, the world  like a ray of. sunshine: taking  happiness and goodwill wherever he went.  The Oklahoma cowboy humorist made friends all over  the world. He was the best advertisement America had.  Kings, prime ministers, presidents and leading diplomats  respected and loved him.  When he was killed in an airplane crash near Point Barrow  tributes to his worth came in  by hundreds. Eddie Cantor  said what thousands of others  thought: "His life was an example to us all. He was never  involved in any scandals, and  there wasn't an atom of envy  or malice in his system."  He had so much natural  ability that he could have succeeded in a dozen different  ways. He spent his early life as  a cowboy:, and it was his ability to do amazing tricks with  his rope that first brought him.  to public attention. An outstanding quality of his charac-  Coast News June 2, 1955. 3  ���   ���...I- ��� - i .i ��� ������������ ������-,���.. ,  ������-,    ���..,��������� .   ... .._,,^T  ter was humility. As his income and popularity increased  he seemed to become more  humble. He always appeared  puzzled that his performances  were so much enjoyed. He  never made any pretentions  about himself. When admiring  friends praised him he saidr  'Shucks, why all this fuss  about me? I am just an old  cowboy that has had a bit of  luck." When Oklahoma University wanted to give him an  honorary, degree of Doctor of  Letters, he declined. "The only-  degree that would suit me,"  he said "is D.A.���doctor of applesauce."  Of all the stories about Will  Rogers we like this one best.  One evening he took Mrs.  Rogers for an automobile ride,  and they decided t0 stop at a  motion picture theatre. As he  approached the box office he  discovered he had no money  with him. Mrs. Rogers' purse  also was empty. "Let's go  home, Betty," he said sheepishly. And they did.  It so happened that one of  his own pictures was being  used) that evening, and one  word to the management  would have been enough to*  bring him a great welcome.  They would have felt it a great  honor to make him their guest.  But Will wasn't built that  way. He didn't seek favors.  No wonder he was one of the  best loved men of modern  times.  SS^T^sSSft&ifi^'^S^  TASELLA SHOPPE  Has the NEWEST in COTTON PRINTS JUST IN.  Smart Florals, Stripes, Dots, Sizes 14-20  Beautiful GLAZED PIQUES  THERE'S A GOOD SELECTION OF GIRLS' DRESSES  Dresses to Suit Baby or Grandmother, too.  Phone 29J Seehelt  mm.  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The MV Chinook of the  Blackball Line will begin its  service on the Vancouver-Nan-  aimo route, effective with a  $ a.m. departure from Horse-  s&oe Bay on Saturday, June 4,  Captain Alexander M. Pea-  Kady, chairman of the board,  announced today.  You will have a load  off your mind when you  are FULLY COVERED with    .  the right kind of insurance  Fire, Automobile and Casualty  INSURE WITH  MclCibbin  V  Gibsons 42     I  h  The Chinook joins the MV-  Kahloke to. provide 10 trips  each way, everyi day, between  the Mainland and Vancouver  Island, with departures from  both Horseshoe Bay in West  Vancouver and Brechin - Point  in Nanaimo. scheduled '- every  two hours on the even hour  from 6 a.m. through midnight.  "By doubling its service,  Black Ball is now able to offer  the finest and fastest ferry service ever produced between  the Island and the Mainland,"  Captain Peabody said. "The  large capacity of our vessels,  the frequency of our service,  and our fast turn-around time  made possible by rapid loading and unloading eliminate  any necessity, for reservations."  The modern Chinook and  Kahloke with high overhead  clearances enable both trucks  and cars to drive straight on  and off the vessels without  turning aboard ship. Overhead clearance of the Chinook  is 13 feet, six inches and clearance of the Kahloke is 12 feet,  six inches, both permitting  high freight loads.  Black Ball Line will also  continue its Vancouver - Seehelt Peninsula ferry service  with the MV Bajnbridge making seven round trips daily  including Sundays and holidays between- Horseshoe Bay  at West Vancouver and Gibsons on the .Seehelt Peninsula.  The MV Quillayute will continue Black Ball's Seehelt Peninsula-Powell River ferry service with seven trips daily including Sundays and holidays,  between "Earl Cove and Saltery Bay.  Captain Peabody pointed  out that Black Ball schedules  apply t0 Daylight Saving time  when it is in effect.  DAVY CROCKETT  CAPS JACKETS  $1.99        $7.95 to $10.95  sizes 5-14  THE   TCGGEEy  Seehelt  Phone 56W  aaamam  ANY TIME IS  WE ARE AGENT  PRICED FROM $64.50' yp  MAKES A FINE GRADUATION GIFT  TRANSPORTATION     RECREATION  YOU HAVE NO REGRETS  WHEN YOU BUY QUALITY!  We Cany  TIRES-TUBES���PUMPS-ALL  ACCESSORIES  JOM WOOD  HARDWARE k APPLIANCES  Phone Your Hardware Number, GIBSONS 32  BY S. ANDERSON  Visitors have nearly outnumbered the natives at Half-  nioin Bay recently.. -  Lillian Mervin and son Gilbert came from Kelowna to  visit her parents, the H. Taits.  Joan and Tova Hansen are  guests of the P. Jorgensons.  Mr. and Mrs.- C. B. Riley  and family arrived on their  yacht, the "Fiesta II" to visit  the E. Lewises.  The Tag Nygaards entertained Mr. and Mrs. Ed Baker  and daughters of North Vancouver over^the holiday weekend.  Joy and Len. Limpinsel  found they just couldn't stay  away so came back to visit the  McDonaghs.  Miss Pat Leeson of Vancouver spent a week-end, with the  Ken Andersons prior to leaving for an extended tour of  England and the  Continent.  Pot Cooper of Redrooffs is  responding nicely to treatment following an emergency  operation in Vancouver General Hospital.  Keith Jr., and Frankie Andersen are in St. Mary's Hos-  .pital, and expected home very  soon.  Paddy and Robbie Doyle entertained the young set 'at a  joint birthday party on May  24. Guests included Gilbert  Mervin, Beverly; Ness, Tova  Hansen, Brad Mosier and Debbie Anderson.  Welcome to new residents:  Mr. and Mrs. E. Carlson, Mr.  T. Dracup, and Mr. H. O,  Mills.  LAC Ddug Robei-ts is now  stationed at Aylmer, Ont.,  home of another of Halfmoon  Bay's boys in blue, Clarence  McDonaugh. *  SCHOOL  BAZAAR  The  bazaar     sponsored     by  the students of the ender Harbour School, on May  14, was  a big success.  The net proceeds of $180  were donated to the Little  League Baseball Team. ,  The students thank all those  who so generously helped to  make the bazaar a success.  gwr-���-^   Chirch Services  June 5,  1955  ANGLICAN  Trinity Sunday  Si. Bartholomew's^     Gibsons  11.00 a.m. Choral Communion  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  St. Hilda's, Seehelt  11.00  a.m. Sunday School  1.45 p,m, Evensong  Si. Aidan's, Rob'eris Creek  .11.00  a.m. Sunday School  3.15 p.m.' Evensong  Port Mellon Com.  Church  9.00   a.m:  Holy Communion  Si.   Mary's,  Pender  Harbour  11.00 a.m. Divine Service  UNITED   -  Gibsons  v    Sunday  School, 9.45  a.m.  Public   Worship,' 11.00  a.m.  '   Roberts Creek, 2 p.m.  , Wilson Creek S.S., 11 a.m.  Public Worship, 3.30 p.m.  Port  Mellon    .  7.30 p.m. the 1st, 2nd and 4th  Sundays  ST. VINCENT'S  Holy Family,  Seehelt,    9 a.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10.30 a.m.  Port  Mellon,   first  Sunday  of  each month at 11.35 a.m.  PENTECOSTAL  9.45 a.m. Sunday School  11.00 a.m. Devotional  7.30 p.m. Evangelistic  Wednesday night  .^Prayer   and Bible Study   at  8 p.m. Friday night  Young  People   at   8   p.m.  BETHEL, SECHELT  Sunday School, 2 p.m.  Sunday Gospel, 3 p.m.  mm,  sS2^B5s*ii.iiS3  NOTICE  Corporation  of Gibsons Landing  Sprinkling or irrigation of lawns or gardens with water from the  Municipal Water System during the months of June, July and August of  the current year is forbidden except on permits issued by the Clerk. Such  permits to allow sprinkling or watering one hour per -.$ayY bet ween, hours  of 8 p>m. and 11 p.m., and on three days per week. Permitshall be posted  in a conspicuous place on the premises and open to inspection by the Water.  Commissioner or other official of the Corporation. -  Fee for permit.shall be: ^  Flat Rate Service Two Dollars and fifty cents ($2.50) for the  months of June, July and August.  Metered Service���Fifty Cents (50c) for the months of June, July  and August. This charge to cover cost of issuing permit.  In case of any violation of conditions of the Permit the Permit may  be cancelled without any refund, in addition to any other penalties for  violation of Water Regulations and Rates Bylaws.  Permits may also be suspended in case of shortage of water supply.  ROBERT BURNS,  Clerk.  Gibsons Landing Elementary School held its annual  sports day. on Friday, May 28,  Pupils scoring, the most points  in each age group were as  follows:  Boys 7 and under, Roger  Skidmore; girls 7 ahd under,  Heather Garlick; boys 8 and-9;  David Wilson; girls 8 and 9,  Janet Kruse and Rita Brace-  well.  Boys 10 and 11, Jchn Hague  and Robert Taylor; girls 10  and 11, Lynn Kullander and  Bonnie Porter; boys 12 and  over, Wendell Hunter; girls 12  and over, Roberta Barnes.  Here are the complete results:  Group 1.(7 and under)  25-yard dash: boys 1st,. Roger  Skidmore, 2nd, John Work;  girls 1st, Heather Garlick, 2nd,  Sharon Malyea.  15-yard sack race: boys 1st,  Roger Skidmore, 2nd, Patrick  Winn; girls 1st, Heather Garlick, 2nd, Arlene Mason.  25-yard 3-legged race: boys  1st, Aird Sutherland, Wayne  . Molle; 2nd, Roger Skidmore,  Gene Pearl; girls 1st, Heather  Garlick, Nancy Inglis, 2nd,  Karen Hanson, Cheryl Stanley.  Group II (8 and  9)  50-yard dash: boys 1st, Burton Ay les, 2nd, Allan Marshall;  girls 1st, . Janet Kruse, 2nd,  Rita Bracewell.  25-yard sack race: boys 1st,  David Wilson, 2nd, Lionel  Speck; girls 1st, Cecile Reitze,  2nd, Rita Bracewell.  Broad jump:' boys 1st,  Charles Haines, 2nd, Allan  Marshall; girls 1st, Rita Brace-  well, 2nd, Bonnie Abrams.  Roberts Greek  BY MRS. M. NEWMAN  . Several members of ��� the  OES met at the home of Mrs.  E. Shaw on May 27 to work  on cancer dressings* and considerable work was accomplished.  All were pleased to. have a  number of bags of material to  work with, donations made by  -friends of the order. Old sheets  and cotton dresses are useful,  particularly when hem, seams,  pockets and buttons have been  removed, and are much appreciated by the workers.  There is a member cf the  Star in your neighborhood  who would be happy to accept  your generous . donation of  material. -  Mr. and Mrs.  Earl Gramme,  of Seattle are    visiting    Mrs.  Ruth Mitchell for a few 'days.  Somewhere in this district a  lady bear is "laughing up her  sleeve" because she has outwitted two men of the human  clan. Unless the tables have  been turned since she was last  seen ambling up the  creek.  Having killed and partaken  of two of Dick Kennett's sheep  and found them excellent, she  returned the follwing night to  finish the carcasses, but Dick  and John Matthews had rigged  up a boobyi trap for her. And  found she was no bcoby.  The idea was to have her  munch on a choice leg, which  would overbalance a tub on  the shed roof nearby, which in  turn would jangle a bell at  the house, which would rouse  the men from their cribbage  game. All of which came to  pass. However, when the guns  were trained in the direction  of the bear, she was disappearing up the creek with a backwards glance and a chuckle.  ' An attempt was made to  lasso the animal a night or  two earlier by a young man  who mistook her for his horse  which had jumped the fence  and wandered off looking for  adventure. When he realized  his error, the sagacious young  man apolgized profusely and  left in haste.    .��  /Mrs. H. Galliford had as her  guest Mrs. M. H. I-Sell of Seattle.     .  Kiwanis notes  ^Kiwanis: Club is making arrangements so everyone can  take advantage o�� the free TB  Chest X-ray on June 9 " and  10.  *.; On June 17 the guest speaker will be the chief librarian  fromVictoria.  On June 14: an inter-club  meeting will take place. Visitors will be from Cambie-Mt.  Pleasant Club and will come  by private cruisers to put on  a program.  40-yard 3-legged race: boys  1st, Peter Emerson, David Wilson; 2nd, Dal Crosby, Mark  Landis; girls 1st, Janet Kruse,  Linda DeMarco; Cecile Reitz,  Marion Brown.  Group HI (10 and 11)  60-yard dash: boys 1st, Richard Kruse, 2nd, John Hague;  girls 1st, Lynn Kullander, 2nd,  Bonnie Porter.  60-yard 3-legged race: - boys  1st,. David Peterson, John  Humphreys;. 2id, Michael McCartney, Bob Wilson; girls 1st,  Lynn Kullander, Bonnie Porter; 2nd, Bernice Hjorthoy,  Sonia Puchalski.  High jump: boys 1st, John  Hague, 2nd, Bob Taylor; girls  1st, Bonnie Porter, 2nd, Lynn  Kullander.  Broad jump: boys 1st, Michael McCartney, 2nd, John  Speck; girls 1st, Lynn Kullander,  2nd,  Susan Fearn.  Softball throw: boys 1st,  Bob Taylor, 2nd, Lowell Pearl;  girls 1st, Bonnie Porter, 2nd,  Lynn Vernon.  Group IV (12 and over)  100-yard dash: -boys 1st,  Wendall Hunter, 2nd, Bob  Emerson;   girls " 1st,     Roberta  Barnes, 2nd, Dell Ritchey.  60-yard 3-legged race: boys  1st, :Lowell" Pearl;*' Wendall  Hunter; 2nd, Bob "^Emerson,  Gunnar Christenson; girls 1st,  Jean Cattanach, Dell Ritchey;  2nd, Roberta Barnes, Evelyn.  Cook.  High jump: boys 1st, Jim-  mie Boyd, 2nd, Kenneth Feid-  ler; girls 1st, Roberta Barnes,  2nd, Dell Ritchey;.  Broad jump: boys 1st, Kenneth Feidler, 2nd, Bernie Rab-  bitt; girls 1st, Rita Goldrup,  2nd, Evelyn Cook.  Softball throw: boys 1st,  Wendall Hunter, 2nd, Jimmie  Boyd; girls 1st, Roberta Barnes, 2nd, Bonnie Porter.  Relay (one from each age  group: boys, David Wilson, Allan Marshall, Richard Kruse,  Richard Stenner; girls, ' Lois  Mason, Rita Bracewell, Lynn  Vernon, Jean Cattanach.  . JOHN J. DUNKIN  Doctor of Optometry  906   Birks  Building  VANCOUVER, B.C.  COWITITION IS TOUGH I  Competition Is tough in -the oil business,too.  While we believe Imperial is the feesf oil company  in Canada, it's far from the only one. We're beset  on ailsides by healthy competitors. ::.  From the Maritimes to  British Columbia more than 240 companies are  competing in the isaid^ for crude oil.  In 45 refineries  from Halifax   .  to Vancouver,  24 companies  this crude oil into hundreds  of useful oil products.  Inallof  Canada, scores of  jnaricettiig companies compete for the; notorist's  and home owners dollar.  Ih a8i& operate from coast to cc^ ln^pill9iJ  {kesmnptitftiiM?  r$sourcefulrbenefitirg both the industry arid  the consumer*  mmmmm*  ^mmmsmsmtmmzmmmmmzmmmm  Every member of the Canadian Red Cress Corps is a  volunteer.  ,?i BESERVE RENTALS STAND  Tne Squamish Indian  Tribe  will hold rentals to present  level, it was decided at a meeting in North Vancouver recently. '  This decision affects sixty  lots in the Indian Reserve between Gibsons and Granthams  where many white home owners reside, on long-term leases.  SHUT-IN'S SUNDAY  The British Cplumbia Automobile Association reminds all  motrists that June 5 is Shut-  ins Day. ;:  "Share your car with a shut-  in on the first Sunday in June  and on other Sundays during  the summer," urges Everett S.  Irwin, president of the BCAA.  TOOLS  station re*  RADIATORS  BEER BOTTLES  COPPER & BRASS  USED FURNITURE  PENINSULA 2nd HAND STOR!  PHONE 118Q GIBSONS  ALWAYS IN STOCK  in   Lots   1M   B.F.   Delivered  AVAILABLE For INSPECTION  SAW MILL-NORTH ROAD  Phone Gibsons 151 arid 155  ADS  LOST  FOR SALE  One car top carrier .vicinity  Ruby Lake. Reward. Phone  Gibsons 54 collect.  WORK  WANTED  Spray and brush painting;  also paperhanging. J. Melhus.  Phone   Gibsons   33. ten  Will care for elderly lady  in my. home. Phone 106J, Gibsons. 23  Reliable baby sitter, available evenings. Call ��� Linda  Ocates, 67J2 after ' 5 p.m.  Reasonable rates. 22  HELP WANTED v .  One experienced bucker for  shingle shake. Phone Gibsons  glH. "  English settler, married man*  seeking local employment. Details from D. Heeks, Seehelt. 24  WANTED ^  Parking for summer months  close to ferry dock. Charles  P. D. Pearson, 3064 St., Kilda  Ave., North Vancouver.  i    WANTED TO RENT  * 2-3 bedroom insulated beach  ���home, oil heat, bath preferred,  garage. Vicinity Roberts Crk.  Reasonable rent. September 1  on. J. D. Jones, principal Roberts Creek School, 21L, Gibsons. 24  FOR RENT  Business premises at Union Store, formerly C & S  Sales. Apply Union Estates office, Seehelt, for information, tfn  INSURANCE  Fire, AutO, Liability. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Realty, Gibsons. "tfn  GORDON AGENCIES  Seehelt  REAL   ESTATE  and   INSURANCE  Phone 53J.      Evenings and  holidays, 81H  udget all your  Insurance through  LAI N  Two doors South of  ^Municipal Hall  Phone Gibsons 82S  LAW OFFICES  Huteheson, Maitland & Legg  Barristers v'-ariifc? Sojipitprs '  "jSeehelt Office    "  AGGETT AGENCIES  ���Saturdays only      .  lff.15 a.m. to 5 p.iiu  Photie 55R      - tfn  WATCH REPAIRS ~~  Fast/   accurate,    guaranteed  watch repairs.    Marine Men's  Wear, Gibsons.  tfn  " Watch Repair: AH types of  watches and jewelry repaired.  Reliable, fast, efficient. Union  General Store,  Seehelt.       t-fn  .     Fresh killed   fowl.      Phone  , 75R, Selma Park. 23  15 ft. boat, 5 1/2 hp Briggs:  ' $200. Phone Gibsons 124K. tfn  Used ranges, electric, coal &  wood, and oil. A good choice  at low prices. Parker's Hardware. Seehelt. tfn  Fresh shrimp. H. Fearn.  Phone Gibsons 84W. tfn  FIREWOOD  Large Loads $7  Delivered    Immediately  Sucre   Lumber   Co.  Phone Gibsons 151  or  155  tfn  Good. coal and wood  stove,  Mrs.  Harlow  G.  Smith,    Gib-  'sons. 22  BUDGIES  All Colors, Talking Strain  C.  P.  Ballentine  Phone Gibsons   127      tfn  WOOD  Alder or Fir  Also Slab Wood  SERVICE FUELS  Ran  Vernon  Phone Gibsons 26W  Top grade sand and gravel,  reasonable. Snodgrass,' Selma  Park, 75R. 24  Two geese, one gander  (yearlings); four goslings (six  weeks),  $16.  Seehelt  19M.  Spring mattress, bedspring  on legs, $15. Encyclopaedia  set, $35. High chair, $3. Phone  72K, Gibsons.  Inglis conventional washer,  year '48. Cheap. House 21,  Port Mellon. 24  Beach property unusual;  lovely sandy beach, good fishing, easy access, fully furnished, 3-bedraom home, heatila-  tor fireplace, 3-pce. bath. FP  only $8500. Totem Realty,  Gibsons.     .  3- bedroom home, Selma  Park waterfront. Excellent  view,- modern cabinet kitchen����  wired for electric range, three  piece bath, automatic hot water, basement, wash tubs, oil  furnace. Phone 46K. H. Ladds.  Roberts Creek: 1 acre, bus  rput��; ojtjler. type v home, good  water/ lights, phoiie; full price  $1256. Totem Realty at- Gibsons.  Cle-Track in good condition,  to highest cash buyer. P.O.  Box  129, Seehelt. 23  Selma Park, furnished cottage, very neat; full price  $3750 on" easy terms. Totem  Realty.  Large Camp kitchen Stove.  Apply Mrs. Crowhurst, phone  64U or Bex 164, Gibsons.      23  Fairwayi Service Station reopened last Friday, having  been closed for several weeks  after the disastrous fire of  February 22.  Ed Feidler gives credit for  the re-cqpening to his friends  of the community who have  been generous with their time  andi energy, as well as materials, in helping to put the business back into operation.  There is some new equipment on hand in the work  shop, the welding equipment is  back in action,' and Ed is pleased that he has a large stock of  tires available also.  All that is lacking right now  to make Ed Feidler feel the  new shop is complete is the  required paint job oh the  bulding and on the outside fittings of the gas pumps and  ��� such trim. "Then" says Ed "it  will look like a service station."  BLACK.TWINS  It happened! As Bal puts it  himself, there was an addition  to his family.  It .occurred last Monday but  the proud owner has not passed out a cigar yet���so it is reported.  However all the fuss and  bother is about twin black  lambs. They are now on the  grass as Cedarwedge. Twin  black lambs are not the usual  thing. That is what' makes C.  P. Ballentine so enthused.  ..'���.-���' June 6���Gibsons; meeting of  ���   LA to Girl Guides and Brownies  at  Mxs.   Clendinndng's     is  cancelled.  ���June 6 ��� Gibsons Farmers  Institute regular meeting at* 8  p.m. in Parish Hall.  June 8 ��� Roberts Creek  Hall, Tea in aid of the Roberts Creek Cub Pack, 2 to 4  p.m.  June 8��� Gibsons: home of  Mrs. Dickenson, 2 p.m., WI  Whist Drive.  June 9  &  10  ��� TB   Clinic  Free Chest X-ray.      Takes    a "  minute,  might    mean    saving  your  life.  Take   advantage  of  it; tell your friends.  June 11��� Dance, Roberts  Creek Hall, Ernie Prentiss Orchestra.  June 14���Gibsons: Canadian  ��� Legion  LA  monthly  Cfibbage  and Whist Drive, Legion Hall,  8 p.m.  June 18���Garden Bay; Clubhouse, St. Mary's Hospital anx-  iliary Tea and Thrift sale, 2.30  p.m.  . June 19 ��� Father's Day  dinner, Holy Familj7 Parish,  6  p.m.  June 19 ��� Fathers Day dinner, Legion Hall, Seehelt, _6  p,m,. Price $1.50.  " June 21���Gibsons WI meet-  ' ing at Mrs.  Hodgson's    at    2  p.m.  July 2��� Gibsons Board oi  Trade special dance, School  Hall.  July 6 ��� Hopkins Landing,  Mrs. Brcughton's garden, St.  Bartholomew's sale needlework  and home cooking, special  showing of curios.  July  7  ���    Gibsons  United  VON delegates p  Mr. and Mrs. A. % Ritchey,  and Mrs. W. Haley, of Gibsons  are attending a conference of  the VON in Vancouver this  week, and will make their report on their return.  The publicity representative  for the VON on the Peninsula;  Mrs. Phy/llis Waddell, is ill,  in the Vancouver General Hospital.  Mrs. Haley, the branch president, and Miss 'Cooper, the  nurse*in the district, will cooperate to make available reports ol activities and progress.  argrave ends  lengthy trip  WA luncheon  On Wednesday, May 17 at a  luncheon by St. Bartholomew's WA, Mrs. F. Kendrick,  vice-president of North Vancouver Deanery, and Mrs.  Fane, Dorcas secretary, gave  interesting and informative  talks on their w,crk in the  Diocese.   .  Luncheon was served to 50  guests including members of  St. Aidan's WA and St. Hilda's  Guild,  Seehelt.  GIBSONS  Mrs. J. Fitchett and her  sister, Mrs. A. J. Fox of Vancouver are visiting the former's daughter and husband,  Mrs, Humphrey Harris at  Prince George. They expect to  return next week..  Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Grattan  of Gcsport had a visit recently  from their son Stanley and his  bride, the former Madeline St.  Laurent of Montreal. They are  residing in Vancouver. A  younger son Kenneth of Kiti-  mat was home on vacation and  here to welcome his brother  and his wife.  Mr. and Mrs. Donaldson, entertained Mrs. Ruth Wright of  Vancouver last week.  Mr. and Mrs. Anderson, Sea-  view Rd., with daughter Kathleen and son Keith, were up  for the holiday week-end, getting their home ready for the  summer.  . Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Gordon,  Seaview  Rd. had the    latter's  sister, Miss Eira Roberts    and  two friends.vof Vancouver,  as  .  their holiday! week-end guests. V  Tony Gargrave, MLA, has  just finished a 2,000 mile tour  around the coastal' riding oi  'Mackenzie. The young CCF  provincial house member addressed 31 meetings travelling  by car, boat, plane and on foot.  Beginning with a friendly  visit to the neighboring constituency of Lillooet where he believes the CCF has excellent  chances to win the by-election,  Tony visited ail the major  polls in his 20,000-square-miie  riding.  He held his last meeting . at  Woodfibre last week and as  usual spent two weeks in the  northern communities of  Ocean Falls and Bella Coola.  '���'I enjoy visiting with them up  there" he said with a bit of a  smile. "Theyi give more votes  to the CCF than all the other  parties combined."  The 18,000 voters who live  and work in Mackenzie are  mostly employed in the pulp,  paper, logging and fishing industries.  Coast News June 2, 1955. 5  Church  Grounds,  WA garden-  party.  July 8���Gibsons group United Church WA summer tea  and sale work on the grounds  cf Mrs. Davis' home, Headlands, 2:30 p.m.  July 14���Gower Point St.  Bartholomew's WA garden  party at home of Mrs. II.  Chaster.  July 20 ��� Gibsons, Legion  Hall,  VON Bazaar,  8 p.m.  This Week's Special ���$2250  full price for beach ' cottage  right here in Gibsons.  Harold Wilson  operating  Totem   Realty  Phone   Gibsons   44  Evenings 95J  uveniie court  Last Thursday, Magistrate  A. Johnston spent a four-hour  session sitting in as an observer with Juvenile Court Judge  Scott, while 38 juvenile cases  were heard, in Juvenile Court  Vancouver.  Mag. Johnston found the  session most interesting and  informative, in view of the  cases he hears on the Peninsula in connection with juveniles.  MINSTREL   SHOW  IOOF is sponsoring the Port  Mellon Minstrel Group in an  entertainment at the High  School auditorium, June 11, at  8:30 in aid cf the UN Pilgrimage Fund, to send two other  students t0 the UN conference  at UBC, George Slinn and-  Anne Garry.  ARTISTE BEAUTY SALON  WILL EE CLOSED FROSVI  E 13 to JUNE 28  Mrs.   V.R.  Smith  I  Where   and   when   to   go   for   your  X-RAY  {A service for all 15 years and over)   \_  SECHELT   JUNE 6-7.  GIBSONS  JUNE 9-10,  *  PORT MELLON  '.....'.  JUNE 13 - 14.  ALLAN, of the  A. & B.   Service   Station,  Gibsons  Announces thai he has bought out  MR. BILL BARTER'S INTERESTS,  THEREBY DISSOLVING THEIR PARTNERSHIP.  A LIMITED COMPANY  WHICH WILL OPERATE UNDER THE NAME OF  SUNNYCREST MOTORS Ltd  IS NOW BEING FORMED AND WILL BE COMPRISED OF  -.'-'?:'>������  JOHN GREGG, -  ��� John Gregg, 56, of Secret  Cove, passed away hi North  Vancouver General Hospital  on May 28. "He is survived .by-  his wife, and two> sisters, Mrs.  j. A. Wise of Cloverdale, and  Mrs. R< Lloyd, England.- The  funeral was held May 31, from  Holly burn Funeral. ' Home,  West Vancouver, the Rev. Valentine officiating.  Mr. Gregg worked for 35  years as a shipwright. He retired in 1953.  MR. JIM ALLAN  ��  MR. CHARLIE KIRK  and  MR. JOE CHIPPENDALE  The  Being The New  af HOPKINS  OIL rr^xr  The meeting of Gibsons retailers for the purpose of organizing a Gibsons Retail Merchants Association committee  resulted in Sam Fladager of  Thriftee Stores being appointed secretary - treasurer pro-  tem until such time as a proper organization can be set up  with an  elected1 chairman.  The meeting was held May  26 in Danny's Dining Room  when eight persons discussed  the need for some sort of organization for retailers. They  were assisted by H. C. Boul-  ton, the general manager of  the British Columbia Retail  Merchants Association.  Mr. Boulton pointed out that  individual retailers did not  have the same power to express their desires as did an  organization of all retailers  who could present their petitions to whatever body they  intended to approach.  He explained that if governments at the municipal, provincial or federal level did  not obtain advice from organized groups of retailers they  would not know what the retailers desired. Organization  would benefit all merchants  and if for instance they desired to band together f��r the  purpose of arranging closing  hours, days on which to ' remain closed or present    some  Single spray for gat den  As an answer to the prayers of home gardeners confused  by the wide variety of chemicals on the market for control  of insects and diseases, the  agricultural chemicals department of Canadian Industries  (1954) Limited has introduced  a  single   spray  which  is  said  4,100 Scouts  for Jamboree  There will - be well over  4,100 Canadian Scouts, instead of 3,500 as originally  planned, at the 8th World Jamboree at Niagara-cn-the-Lake,  next August.  Representatives of all Provincial Scout Councils, meeting recently in Ottawa, agreed'  to increase the total number  of Canadian Jamboree Troops  from 108 to 126. There are  33 Scouts and three leaders in  a troop.  The "Breaking the Dollar  Barrier ��� Fund" to help Scouts  of other lands to come to the  Sth World Jamboree at Niag-  ara-on-the-Lake next August,  has passed the $35,850 mark.  This means- that some 717  Scouts from "dollar-shy" countries will each have their $30  Jamboree fee paid and twenty  Canadian dollars to spend  while at the Jamboree.       '��  Canada's Scouts are grateful  to the many service clubs, ethnic groups, business firms, other organizations and' individuals wh0 helped make the  drive a success.  Thanks* to Ekton's of Canada  the Boyi Spouts will have a  motion picture record cf the  8th World Jamboree at Niavg-  ara-on-theLake next August 18  to 28. Eatons have commissioned Chetwynd Films Ltd. of  Toronto to make a 16 mm.  sound and color film of the  Jamboree story.  SCOTT'S SCRAP BOOK  to control most insects and  diseases commonly found in  Canadian gardens.  Known as the all-purpose  fruit and garden spray, the  product contains two powerful  insecticides ^���  malathion  and  methoxychlor and the new  miracle fungicide '��� Captan.  This triple barrelled combination is capable of giving long  lasting control of fruit and  vegetable insects like aphids,  plum curcurlios, cherry fruit  flies, leafhoppers, potato beetles, scale insects, apple maggots, peach pysylla, grape  berry moths, hornworms, codling moth  and   caterpillars.  Diseaess controlled include  scab of apple and' pears,' leaf  spot of cherries, sooty blotch,  fly speck, anthracnose of cur-  curbits and tomatoes, black  spot of roses, early and late,  blights of potates and tomatoes.  According to the manufacturers, the spray is made up  by mixing one pound of the  new material thoroughly in 8  gallons of water or 12 level  tablespoonsful in one gallon.  It should be applied as a medium fine spray to cover .all  surfaces of foliage and fruit.  " In treating fruit trees, application should commence as  soon as leavesrbegin to open  in the spring and continued  at ten day. intervals (more often if weather is wet) until  the fruit is -well developed.  It should not be applied during the blossom period.  The triple barrelled    threat'  to  insects  and plant    diseases,  will also be  available' in dust  form packaged in   a dust gun  ready for  instant use.  The present development of  the civilized world is probably  due more to the fact that man  can record his thoughts and  ideas on paper than on any  other single  factor.  By R, I SCOTT.  CjftEEK Mtf WAS  j. - NO< ALL BEMtfY.  4H15 qROfESQUE FtQURfc DU<$ UP *T  OlYN-frtUf; is EV50EKCE EARLY ^ REEK A*f    ^  AVAILABIE SooK  WiU-.^tA/'lby BIRD  ^A-f JL0OK5 UKE. AH  ��� ��� ^��*r,^f H"*��>rMs.     -    ���    AlRPLNMkM fl.Y5 8/.  WAS NO< ALL BEAttfy KHP IDEALISM. FiAPPMq MS YM<��$.  ���_... C0��lt��.lliHh|NiB%��Sa*klK.T��Ml!0��n>Mt.  ^    *     Seagram's V.O.      *  0T $eagram*s  ,��_   *     Seagram's "83"  petition to a municipal government, they could air their  views and arrive at some.xlef-  inite conclusion for the benefit of all retailers.     ;  Various retailers at the  -meeting expressed the -need  for some form of organization  among themselves so ' they  could get together and "discuss their problems. Matters  given a general going over  were purchases made outside  .Gibsons, trade licenses, a shop-  in-Gibsons campaign, credit  ratings and other  items.  Mr. Boulton said he would.  be available, or some other  member of the organization, to  assist at a later date in the organizing of a Gibsons Committee of :the "Retail Merchants  Association. He outlined the  benefits that could be obtained  from joining the association,  such as health insurance covering proprietors and employees, an information service on  merchandising generally and a  service which would let them  pass on to the B.C. head office any of their problems.  "We have the experience of  more than 48,000 merchants  across Canada to call upon and  I can assure you the Retail  Merchants Association has  quite a backlog of information. Somewhere along the  line a problem in Gibsons ;has  been faced at some other point  and1 we can pass on to you the  benefit of that experience  -from ur files," Mr. Boulton  advised the meeting. As an example he explained his office  had a file three inches thick  on the problem of store closing hours. *  Mr. Fladager has announced  that those interested in the  work of the Retail Merchants  Association as it concerns Gibsons merchants should get, in  touch with him for further information.  BEEKEEPERS' CUP  Canadian Beekeepers Council has presented a cup for annual competition at the Pacific  National Exhibition, it is announced by J. C. Hackney,  chairman, PNE Horticultural  Committee. The .. 1.955 . P^E;  dates ate August 24" to September 5.' r  The cup is offered for the  best granulated honey. It will  remain in possession of the  PNE with a shield being added  to the base each year showing  the winner. A small replica of  the cup, .: suitably engraved.,  goes, to the winner for permanent possession.  SECHELT  < AGENCIES  REAL    ESTATE  INSURANCE.  Property   Management  T. E- DUFFY- AQENT  PHONE 22J RES., 31W  b Coast News. June 2', 1955,  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered    Accountant  1045   Wesi Pender St.  TAtlow  1954  S   VANCOUVER ,1,   B.C.  I.O.O.F. ���- Sunshine Coasl  Lodge No. '76 meets Gib-  sons Legion Hall; 2nd and  4th Fri;  Governor-General Vincent Massey, right, presents the  Calvert Trophy to Allan Walsh, Vancouver, president of the  University of British Columbia Players' Club Alumni whose  performance of "The Crucible" directed by Dorothy E. Davies,  was judged best in the weeklong Dominion Drama Festival,  Regina. The trophy award was accompanied by a cheque for  $1,000.  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  Please keep  board CLEAN  The notice board is back in  'the news again.  Too many people who  should leave it alone are causing unnecessary untidiness and  this may result in the total removal of the board.  It is put there by the Women's Institute with the co-operation of Rev. J. H. Bevan of  Gibsons Memorial United  Church.  Those placing notices on the  board should see they are removed when, their usefulness  , is over. Children and others  who tamper with it should  keep their hands off.  AUTOMOTIVE  REPAIRS  MEN IN  The Inltiitryman  MARINE    ENGINES  OVERHAULED  McCULLOCH  POWER SAWS  Sales���Service���Parts  TIRES  MICE STATION  Phone    SECHELT     48 C  Lere's a job for the -active man who uses his head,  likes the feel of action and working in the open air.  Today's Infantry soldier, recognized as the most  important man in the Army, has the best-���in training, weapons and care. His chances for speciaHzedr  training and promotion are almost unlimited.  Infantry and the other special branches of the ;  ��� Army offer hundreds of good-paying, lifetime careers.  To see where you fit, visit your nearest recruiting  office. No obligation, of course.  Remember, in the Army you team up with men  and leaders you can rely on���right down the line.  Serve Canada and Yourself m the Army  To be eligible you must be 17 to 40 years of age,  skilled tradesmen to 45. When applying bring birth certificate  or other proof of age. >  No. 11 Personnel Depot, 4201 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. ��� Telephone CH-211?  Army Information Centre, 547 Seymour Street, Vancouver, B.C.��� Telephone PA. 6046  I Army Information Centre,  Bay Street Armouries, Victoria, B.C. ��� Telephone GA. 8081 ���  Local 205  042W-BC  P  1  \v..4  I  ��  I  1  I  1  II  I  m  i  GIFT SUGGESTIONS  rec   fATHEd  DAY  ���  i  i  1  i  i  i  ports Shirts  Shirts  ports Jackets  Socks  Casual Jackets  Ties & Belts  i  V.v��  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  fho Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  KS  mmmmmmmmmim8mimsm!m@^m��mm��mmm Through the efforts of the  joint labour. - management  safety committees, the employees of Canadian Forest Products Ltd., and Associated companies in Vancouver, B.C.  have been participating in a  planned safety! program.  The company has offered  some novel incentives to keep  safety consciousness at a high  level at all times, and particularly during working hours in  the various mills. Locals of  the International Woodworkers of.America actively co-operate in this safety program.  At the Hctwe    Sound    Pulp  Where to Eat  in  Gibsons  ^ i           GOOD HOMEY MEALS ���  LUNCHES ��� SNACKS  ' try"-the-,  FERRY CAFE  Theatre Bldg., .Gibsons  Good Home Made Pies  Kum-A-Gen  Coffee Shop  Offers Lunches,  Snacks  *Good Home-Cooked  Meals  Cdiiveriient,    Pleasant  Below Post Office  ANNE;:''TGARY:  Division; Port Mellon, B.C.  plant, for example, after discussion by the joint labor-  management safety committees, it was decided that any  award's given for improved  safety records should be shared by all employees contributing to the good record.  The result of this decision is  a scheme known as "Silver  Dollar Mondays." .  Every Monday a- member of  the Safety Committee asks the  employees pertinent questions  on safety. The first five individuals, who answer a question  correctly are each awarded a  silver dollar.  A second plan provides "free  shows and prizes for employees when accident-free periods  are recorded.  Che plan works this way. If  a period of 25 days accumulates, without an accident being recorded, everyone at the  plant sees a free show at the  company's expense.  A period of 50 accident-free  days means another free show,  and also, a drawing for seven  prizes.  Another free picture show  for everyone is provided if a  100-day, accident-free period is  recorded, and in addition, $100  is deposited to the account' of  the Pcirt Mellon Community  Club, an employee-operated! recreational enterprise.  In the company's Pacific  Veneer and Plywood Division  at: Vancouver,    each employee  is presented with a gift card  for every 25 accident-free  days. This card can be exchanged at the plant canteen  for a small prize.  For a 50-day , period, the  same gift card will buy morning .coffee for three days. At  the end' of 75 accident-free  days the gift card .will buy a  full-course meal.  The. company also makes a  habit of distributing, through  the canteen, booklets cif safety  matches, with safety messages  printd on them.  Monthly safety calendars of  the large, wall variety, have  been distributed for several  years and in addition pocket  calendars with memo space on  them are also handed out.  In addition, a monthly employee magazine devoted to  personnel news and safety is  published and distributed. The  magazine has , appropriately  been titled: Stay Alert, Stay  Alive.  for GIFTS and NOVELTIES  '''���������"        of CHINA���GLASS���BRASS���COPPER  PRESENTATION LAMPS & CLOCKS  JEWELRY  BIRTHDAY or SHQWER GIFT$ & CARDS  PARTY DECORATIONS  TOYS  Chris's Variety Shoppe  PHONE 96K ^ECHELT  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  -PENINSULA  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  All  Types  of Accounting  Problems Expertly Attended  Village Enterprises Bldg.  Seehelt  Office  Open 9  a.m.���5 p.m..  Daily  Phone Seehelt 98J  P.O. Box 38, Gibsons  BICYCLES.   BABY-BUGGIES  SECHELT ; CYCLE  Bicycles. New & Reconditioned  Repairs to All Wheeled Goods  Saw Filing  Lawn Mowers. Sharpened  Phone Seehelt 95M  BUILDING SUPPLIES  GIBSONS  BUILDING    SUPPLIES  LTD.  "WE    CARRY   THE   STOCK"  Phone Gibsons 53  BULLDOZING  TRACTOR WORE  Clearing, Grading,  Excavating  D-4  & D-6 Bulldozing  Clearing Teeth  ARCHES FOR RENT  A. E. Ritchey  Phone Gibsons 86  Busiiiess and  Professional  PENINSULA  ELECTRONICS  TV & Radio Sales and Service  ALL   WORK   GUARANTEED  Fleetwood,   Philco &   Dumont  PHONE 75 W  BUILDING    BULLDOZING  CONTRACTING  Ran  Vernon,   R.R.   1,   Gibsons  Phone  26W  CLEANERS      " '>       " ���' '  PENINSULA    CLEANERS  Cleaners ' for  the   Seehelt  Peninsula  Phone:  Gibsons   100  BEAUTY  SALONS "~~~  SECHELT  BEAUTY    SALON  For Appointments  Phone  Secheli  95 J  HOURS:   10   a.m. Jo 5  prm.  ELECTRICAL  WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical   Heating  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Phone  130  Authorized   GE   Dealer  Radios, Appliances, TV Service  WIRING  Commercial & Residential  Electric  Space Heating  Anywhere on the Peninsula  PARKER and SIM  ELECTRIC  Parker's  Hardware  Seehelt 51 ��� 75K Evenings  GIFT STORE  __    Notions���Cards���Toys  k   Miscellaneous Gifts  THRIFTEE-   STORES  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  Headquarters For Wool  MACHINISTS        ~  HILL^S   MACHINE    SHOP  Mobilized  Welding  Welding, Anywhere ~ Anytime  Expert    Tradesmen  Precision    Machinists  Phone 54 Residence 78  PLUMBING  MARSHALL'S  PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134, 104 or 33  RADIO  RICHTER'S   RADIO -- TV  SALES and SERVICE  Speedy, Guaranteed Work  SALES ON EASY TERMS  ���-��      Phone  SECHELT 25J      .  FURNITURE '  C and S SALES. SERVICE  Agents   For  Propane Gas  Combination  Gas Ranges  Sales   and Installations  Free Estimates  Electric and Gas Hot Plates  FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS  ���  Phone 30S  Seehelt  REFRIGERATION v  REFRIGERATION  SALES and SERVICE  Commercial ��� Domestic  ' 25 Years' Experience  A.  M.  CAMPBELL  SECHELT 83 W  GIBSONS  ���The wedding is . announced  of Ann Franks and Jimmy Tysen to take place some time in  August at St. Bartholomew's  Anglican Church in Gibsons.  Steve Littlejohn celebrated  his 21st birthday on May 25  with a partyi at Hopkins Landing.  Thor Christenson and his  wife have been holidaying in  Eastern Canada for the last  three or four, weeks. They left  here in their new car.  , Mrs. Ed Wilson and her  mother have returned from a  trip to Edmonton. They enjoyed the trip but said the weather was so changeable from  very hot to cool.  Mrs. Ann Drummond, had  as recent guests her sister Eve  and daughter Lynne from Eugene,. Wash.  ��� Mrs. Ruby * Anderson and  son Greg were in Gibsons on a  brief visit from Vancouver.  Mrs. Anderson is the former  owner of Gibsons Shoe Store  now. operated by Mrs. Mac-  Lean.  Clarice TompkinsI is leaving  the Ferry Cafe after : having  worked there for almost a  year.  Ruth Godfrey? is back at  work in the Howe Sound Five  and Ten Store after being  away one week through ill-  ess, n  Mrs. O. Johnson was hospitalized in Vancouver folio wing  a serious operation. She is  back back home again and recovering.  A little boy^ four years old  was reported missing one  week ago. He was the son of  Mi*, and Mrs. Skinner. He was  noticed missing at about 4  p.m. and was found about 9  p.m. in the bush area of the  bay.  Murdo Stewart will be away  from Gibsons for a couple of  months on a Gosse-Millerd fish  boat up coast. He intends to  drop in on Gibsons once in a  while during the summer.  Mrs. C. Ashley, from Birkenhead, Cheshire, England is  visiting Mrs. Reg Adams in  Gibsons.  Police Court  Last week in Magistrate  Johnston's Court Jonathan  Marks was found guilty  of being intoxicated, in a  ditch near West Seehelt.  Charged with being intoxicated off the reserve, under the  Indian Act, he was' fined $25  and costs.  William John Baker, of  North Vancouver, a tourist,  celebrated the holiday too well  and was found guilty of driving while his ability was impaired. He was fined $150 and  costs and prohibited from  driving anywhere in Canada  for 30 days.  Fred Johnson of Pender  Harbour, Albert Sim of Selma  Park, Carl Espedal of Burnaby  and Robert Walker of Mission,  were each ��ined $10 and costs  for exceeding the speed  limit.  Paul Johnson, Gibsons, ar\&  Arthur Cook of Roberts Creek  each paid a fine of S2 for illegal   parking  in   Gibsons.  Tree?, "grow from three  places only��� the branch tips,  and ihe root tips increase in  length., and the cambium layer  (which is the slippery ��� layer  just inside the bark) increases  in diameter.  Coast News June 2, 1955. 7  Standard Oil Company of British Columbia is making free  distribution of its latest series  of all-color photos -  The four British Columbia  scenes in the series are:" Mount  Assiniboine at Sunrise, Emer-  old Lake, Yoho National Park,  Garibaldi Provincial Park and  Lake O'Hara, Yoho National  Park.  Dr. Lowe,  DENTIST  Roberts Creek  Phone 20 H 2  3-HOUR DENTURE  REPAIRS  OPEN EVENINGS  Scouts, Cubs at service       Hassan's  Gibsons Boy>�� Scouts and  Cubs paraded to St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church Sunday morning and heard the  rector of the church, Rev.  H.  U. Oswald urge them to develop character, the type of character which would do most  good to all.  ���The church was filled . for  this special service and Mr.  Oswald addressed his remarks  throughout the service to the  Over $331  to Red Cross  The Seehelt Red Cross campaign chairman, Mrs. Margaret  Allan, announces that the  amount collected in Seehelt  district is approximately  $331.95. Further contributions  can be received even though  the campaign is at an end, Mrs.  Allan announces.  Mrs. Allan thanks everyone  Jior the success of the campaign and if anyone has been  overlooked they are invited to  leave their donation at the  bank where it will be turned  over to the proper authority.  Mrs. Allan also adds her  thanks for the attention the  bank staff has given towards  making the campaign a success.  Scouts and Cubs. He explained  how the words think and  thank, came from the Latin  derivative and that if they  would; only think they would  in turn be able to offer thanks  not' only to their parents for  what they had done but to  God for all the finer things of  life, available to them.  There were 21 Scouts, present and 15 Cubs under their  leaders. The- first lesson was  read by Carmen Robinson. It  was the 23rd JPsalrn, The second, lesson, the Beatitudes, was  read by Barry Woo,d.  The junior choir sang the anthem "Lead Me Lord."  .  For Your,  SPRING NEEDS  GROCERIES  CLOTHING  MARINE SUPPLIES  Donations For  St. Mary's Hospital  Accepted Here_  HASSAN'S STORE  Phone 11 U  Pender  Harbour  ����llllfilllllllliMliUIMUM��MIJIM  ���inuwiHimiMmiMiM utiicm��  Seehelt Building Supplies  We Have Just Tripled Our  BUILDERS' HARDWARE DEPARTMENT  and now have the Best Selection on the  Peninsula  Drop in and see for yourself the  ; MANY EXCEPTIONAL BUYS "���  We also carry a complete tine of *  i"  BUILDING MATERIALS,  CEMENT & GRAVEL  WALL BOARD and FINISHING LUMBER  PHONE SECHELT 60K  mwwMiii��iMtiiimimiiiwmin  BEFORE YOU  READ THIS  FORMULA 5  HOUSE PAINT  BUSTER"  mmmm  IT'S PRINTED ON EVERY CAN  OF THIS REVOLUTIONARY PAINT  *    DOUBLE YOUR MONEY BACK     *  GUARANTEE  "You are guaranteed that ���. - . .  Marshall - Wells' 'FORMULA 5'  House Paint .will not be stained by  rusting or corroding metals, that it will  not be discolored by sulfur-bearing  fumes and further, that.it will not form  blisters due to moisture, when applied  to previously unpainted wood . .  HEAD COMPLETE GUARANTEE ON EVERY CAN  Through the blending of  new and improved oils and  pigments Marshall - Wells'  chemists have achieved completeness of paint protection  never before known! Five years  of rigid home testing combined  with speeded-up weathering  tests in the laboratory proved  the five big advantages of  "Formula 5".  The most severe test for  any paint is on new wood.  Here "Formula 5" seals wood  pores to provide its own best  undercoat; and offers 100%  blister-proof protection, bonding so tight that no moisture  can make it blister. The same  revolutionary qualities that  make "Formula 5" blister-  proof on new, unpainted wood  also make it .the, most blister-  resistant paint you can apply  to previously painted wood.  Furthermore, "Formula 5" will  not stain from nails or other  metal rust and will not discolor  from sulfurous fumes even in  smog-filled air.  On your new home or repaint job use new Marshall-  Wells "Formula 5". Once you  see its sharper, cleaner white  tones and rich colors���you'll  never agaij. use a conventional  paint.  Phone   20O,  Roberts   Creek  163-f S Coast News. June .2, 1955.  Sunday, June 5:  Pender  at Firemen,  2.30.  Merchants at Wilson Crk. 6.00.  Seehelt at Port Mellon, 6.00.  June 6: Chops Mcps at Port  Mellon,  6.30.  June 7: Pender at Merchants  6.30.  June 8: Firemen at Seehelt,  6.30.  June 9:    Wilson    Creek    at  Port Mellon.  WEEK  BY  CHUCK   TOMPKINS  For anyi sports writer tot report the events in the MPS  League in the last week he  has to be a crazy mixed-up kid.  Some people think I qualify in  that respect so here goes.  The Merchants just about  upset Port Mellon again, losing a close game 3-1 last  Thursday. On Tuesday Wilson  Creek upset the iawred Firemen but the game is to be replayed as you will read, later  on. Sunday at Pender the fast  moving Port Mellon team edged out the home standing Athletics 4 to 2 in the first game  of the scheduled double header, with: the second game being postponed because of rain.  The      Firemen - Merchants  Camp Elphinstone, the place  of a million memories for over  20,000 boys, commences operation on June 29 through to  August 24. Located at Williamson's Landing, near Hopkins  Landing, Elphinstone has a  well-equipped dining lodge  and kitchen, an administration  building, hospital and sleeping  accommodation in dry airy  cabins for 135 boys. The 144-  acre property provides ample  room for varied program activities, and includes a large  A camp folder will be sent;  on request by writing or calling the city office of the camp  in the YMCA building,: 955  Burrard Street, Vancouver 5,  B.C. or phone PAcific 0221.  game was rained out and will  be played later. Wilson Creek  gave me my second correct,  prediction by downing Seehelt  7-4. Thanks, fellas.  Among the players and fans  last week the center of discussion was the one-month suspension handed to Jimmy Shutz  of Wilson Creek for playing  without being properly signed.  The story goes that he played  one game with Seehelt against  the Merchants and then went  to Wilson Creek.  The big brass* of the league  called a meeting, handed, out  the month's    suspension    and  iiMMiMiiiMiUwituammwMii  ���HUHUIUIMIM  NEW ITEMS IN  HOUSEWARE  ENAMELIZED CAST IRON SKILLETS, FLAME-PROOF;  Six Sizes, from $2.95 up  The even heating- of cast iron, with enamel's easy cleaning.  NEW BATTER BOWLS, with POURING SPOUT  and HANDLE, ideal for Package Cake Mixes  Each 48c v  FREE BETTY CROCKER CAKE MIX  with NEW ANGEL FOOD PANS, $1.95  j   ...  Something New in Tea Services!  "SONA WEAR"  CHROME on ALUMINUM, as Attractive  as Silver, and as Finely Designed,  Teapots, Coffee Pots,  Matching Sugar & Creams.  Maynard's New MITEE MIXER $4.50  Nylon Gears, Nylon Mixing Blades, for Long- Life  Quiet, Fast an6* Trouble Free  HERE'S A DEAL!  New Villa French Fry Potato Cutter  with WIRE BASKET  and DEEP FAT FRYER  ALL FOR $3.50 H  NEW GOLD COLORED PLASTIC CAKE SET  TRAY, SERVER, and 4 MATCHING PLATES, $2.95  FLEXIBLE PLASTIC MIXING BOWLS  SQUARE DISH PANS AND BABY BATHS  WHITE AND COLORS.  ordered a reptey of the Wilson  Creek-Firemen game, which  Wilson Creek hadi won, but as  yet -have not made a final decision as to the Mercharits-Se-  chelt game.-  Anyone who knows the  rules of the league knows that  Shutz could have been suspended for the rest of the season, but the question is���-who  is t0 blame? Shutz or the managers of the teams involved.  To me the fault lies with  the managers of the teams involved for not using the; correct procedure in signing. It  is not up to the individual  player t0 look after this..That  is what team managers are for.  I think the manager or managers, as the case may be, are  the ones who should be; suspended for a month and the  player shouldi .only receive a  minor suspension of three  games or at most two weeks.  I have always given strong  support to the idea of the  league operating exactly as the  BCASA lays it do.wn in its  constitution, but this deal just  doesn't seem  right  to me.  In a league in which, all  teams are hard up for: ball  players of as good'a calibre as  Jimmy Shutz, a mix-up:y like  this can do harm to the players  as^well as the fans.        | - v  One more thing is, that if  I remember the rule book correctly, replays of faulty! games  such as this are not called for  and the two teams that are the  victims of this shomozzle, in  this case the ' Merchants and  the Firemen, v should be awarded the games by default. But  I think that any way you; slice  it boys, it's still bologna.;  Next Monday the Gibsons  married women's softball-team  plays its first game in Port  Mellon at 6.30 Both these ladies' teams are supposed :to be  terrific and the only wayi to  find out is. to be there.    t x  The Gibsons ladies coached  by weir known "Chops"; Mc-  Gean are , supposed to ; have  officially named themselves  "Chops Mops" ��� OH BROTHER!  Next Sunday afternoon Pender visits the Firemen, . they  can't do it yet��� Firemen to  win.  - Khowles^^^h ar  -HARDWARE-  phone 33  LTD.  GIBSONS,  B.C.  �� *���***n���*+*w?jmt+nnm^wm���iww mniwi'i ��ww hw  COUPLE REUNITED  This week in Torontoi a  husband and: wife were reunited after a separation of 25  years. They are a part of the  70 Greek Nationals who have  been. repatriated to Canada to  join their families through the  efforts of the Canadian Red  Cross Society.  Tenders For Transportation  Tenders are invited for transportation of pupils to and from school during  the school year 1955-56, on the following routes:  (a) Bowen Island ��� approximately 32 miles per day ��� 15 pupils.  (b) Port Mellon ��� to Elphinstone Jr.-Sr. High School ��� 43  passenger  bus ��� 44 miles daily  (c) Roberts Creek ��� to Roberts Creek School ��� Roberts Creek to Gib  sons, Gower Point and Soames Point ��� 43 passenger bus ��� approximately 64 miles daily.  (d) Egmont Harbour ��� to Egmont School ��� approximately 20 pupils ���  16 miles daily  Further particulars and Forms of Tender may be obtained from the School  Representative of our area or the School Board Office.  Tenders .will be received until 12 o'clock noon on Saturday, June 11, 1955.  The lowest or any tender will not ncessarily be accepted.  The Board of School Trustees  School District No. 46 (Seeheli).  BY MRS. A. A. FRENCH  Mrs. F. Bryson of Campbell  River is visiting Mr> and Mrs.  Leo Johnson and family.     '  Mrs. G. Hughes and Mr. and  Mrs. A. Mintz of Vancouver  are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Lou  Fox and family.  Past and present guests at  Seehelt Inn are Eric Ramsden,  provincial editor of The Vancouver Province, James Gunn,  the originator of the Soap Box  Derby in B.C.,. Len Turner,  chairman of the Mission  Strawberry) Festival, and Trudy Santy, editor of the Ladner  Optomist, also Beatrice Kathleen Ramsden, and Brian  Ramsden.  The Indian 'Residential  school principal and staff entertained at a party in the  School Hall, for the May  Queens and attendants. Guests  were Mrs. D. Smith,-.president  of Seehelt PTA, Kathleen  Toynbee, Mr. and Mrs.' J.  Toynbee, Sharon Stewart, Mr.  and Mrs. C. Stewart, Queen  Anne Lang and Mr. and Mrs.  Ben Lang, Mr. and Mrs. S.  MacKenzie, Mrs. Orcharde and  Linda, and Mr. and Mrs.  George Page. Dancing by Linda Orcharde and Anne Lang  were the highlights of the evening, also tap dancing by a  group of girls of the Residential school.  Visiting Mrs. Dora Doyle  and family are Mr. and Mrs.  G. Zeroh a^d;;Maur^en of Vancouver, also Jpti\ end Mrs., H.Stephens of Powell River.'  Visiting with Mrs. George  Tayilor were Mr", and Mrs. Andy Wilson of Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. Bill Duncan  with Jimmy and Jill are visiting the Duncans at Seehelt Inn:  Bill Duncan is with CKNW,  New Westminsters  Mrs. Carl Peterson was in  Vancouver for a few days.  Visiting Mr. and Mrs. L.  Turner are Mrs. D. J. Wood  with. Sharon and. Brian, and  Mr. 'and Mrs. E. E. Wood, all  of New Westminster. ���..'.',-.  Mr. Walter McKissock is  visiting his family and feeling  much better.  Mr. and Mrs. H. Court of  Victoria were guests of Mr.  and Mrs. E. E Redman. Also  at the Redman's were Syd  Redman, Blake Cripwell, arid  Mr. and Mrs. Art Redman and  sbn  Barry. ',  Mr. and Mrs. Jack Evans entertained the West End Social  Club. Twenty-eight guests  spent an enjoyable evening  with cards, games and singing.  Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Diamond and daughter Susan are  visiting Mr. T. W. Garlick and  Mr. T. Garlick.  BY  MRS.:-XD. ERICKSON  The Leo Nestman family has  moved from Selma Park into  the     house    they    previously  rented at Davis Bay.  Bon voyage was wished to  Mrs. C. Henderson last week  when she left for England to  visit relatives and friends until September. Mrs. J. Little  Sr., is residing in the house  during Mrs. Henderson's absence.   .  Mr. Harold Waldron of Kel-  owna is visiting Mr. and Mrs.  Stan Dowling.  Now that travellers" can get  down by bus from Jervis Inlet many are visiting 'here;  among these being Mr.,, and.  Mrs. Fred Murphy calling on  friends, all former Kitsilano  residents.  Jean and Fred have been  located at Vancouver Bay for  the past eight years, previously; Fred had been with the  Oscar Neimi Logging Co.  They were guests at the Sev  chelt Inn for three days where  they admired the lovely collection of indoor plants the hostess has in the lounge and  and dining room..  Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Greenhouse, have moved from Davis  Bay to Zeballos Forestry-  branch.  An interesting visitor at the  Sea Beach Motel is Mr. C. D.  Smith from Longview, Texas.  Service engineer for the R. G.  LeTourneau Co- Inc. His work  takes him to many places in  Canada and abroad. He has  been busy rebuilding the large  electric logging arch at Standard Garage, Seehelt." The  welding work is being done by  Reg Jackson. ..  Mr. Smith will go to Misery  Creek Logging Co., Seehelt Inlet, with the machine where it  was in use. Mr. Smith has a  most interesting collection of  photos showing the many  amazing machines his company contracts for every kind  pf logging and construction  work.  WtGACD'S SHOE  store:  Summer���Sport���Work Shoes  Logging Boots-Spikes  MAIL or PHONE ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED  BUS Deliveries If Desired  Phone 25S ���������'���-;''; y'"--;":-,@ecf|elt'  ���imm����flnnwiiii ���   L.  ���MUWMimMmMIIIIWIHH  The- Canadian Red Cross  provides, current weekly films  for hospitalized veterans.  mmm  ;B  JM ASBESTOS SIDIM6  IN 8 COLORS  from $17.75 to $19.95  per 100 sq. Ft.  LASTS a LIFE TIME ��� FIRE PROOF  APPLICATORS AVAILABLE  LET US PRICE YOUR JOB  SEE THE NEW  MURRY' ASPHALT SHINGLES  165 lb.  Hexagon  -��� $8.95   per  square  Applied  T" $12  per square  (DEPENDING onRQOF)  Just Phone Gibsons 53  Gibsons Building Supplies Ltd.  i��Mf ������������������� ��� if ��������� ��� niininiwwiiiwniiiiHiiwitiiwitwimriiiiMiiiimiMiiiiiiiii^  W-&U  J^ZfSeZZs^VSZsS&'fi&AZ  i^^^BB^S^i^SS!  &��*&?  SAVE $650!  1955 OLDSMOB1UE  SUPER 88  HOLIDAY COUPE  Fully Equipped. 3900 Mi.  '52 CHEVROLET DELUXE SEDAN  ALL NEW TIRES���TOP SHAPE  $1295  '51 CHEVROLET 2-DOOR SEDAN  A CLEAN LITTLE CAR:   $1095  '49 MERCURY SEDAN���CUSTOMIZED EDELBROCH HEADS, TWIN  C ARBS, ELECTRIC DOORS, ETC. FINISHED IN FIREGOLD  ' METALLIC ONLY ggQg  TR UC KS  '5.1 FORD 1/2-TON PICK-UP  NEW TIRES;    TOP SHAPE:    $895  '53 AUSTIN PANEL  LOW MILES,    TOPS:    $965  '53 THAMES 1/4-TON PANEL  LIKE NEW:    $595  '42 CHEV 1/2-TON PICK UP  GOOD TRANSPORTATION: $295  Peninsula Motors Products Ltd.  THE NAME THAT MEANS A GOOD DEAL  Phone Seehelt 5 S  WILSON CREEK  SSfa-iiasSSBBSSi  SJ��!fi&s��^  fi^nTr^a��K"m  ��5^T*?^

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