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Array Published   in   Gibsons, B.C.  Volume 9, Number 31.  Aug. 4, 1955  Provincial Librar  Victoria, 8. C.  Serving ihe Growing;  Sunshine Coast  From   Squamish  io Pender Harbour  now circu  : A committee of the Seehelt  Board of Trade is now circulating the petition    advocating  Village Incorporation for   the  area.  , With   the    canvas    nearing  completion the   committee    is  practically assured of at least  a^ 75 percent majority in favor.  >   The canvassers report many  people not in possession of the  facts regarding the matter, but  when   the      advantages      are  -pointed out      they,   generally  speaking, are in favor. N  The  canvassers   report   mis-  XI  information circulated because $  they    are    continually    faced  with questions  of the    water '  system.    Many  are under the'  misapprehension that the  waiter will be cut.  off,    or   that!-  rates will be    increased,    and ���  even" that a high-priced engine:  eer will have-10 be employed'  to operate the    system,    once;  village has    had    the    water-{  works dumped in its lap.       , ^  The committee has checked '  this carefully and there is no  truth in any:, of these statements. The village cannot be  forced tto buy the system. The  water cannot, be cut off, nor  the rates raised without the'  approval of the PUC, the committee reports.  Another: ^question ,. in ,ttbe  minds7���of> spine, is whether wthe  popU]^tibh17'is ,too small and  the district not far enough developed. The committee is of  the opinion that the sooner incorporation comes the better  it will be for all .concerned.  Delay in incorporating will  only add to the problems of  planning, an orderly community, and will hinder the- progress of the area, the committee believes.  The void "bugaboo" of increased taxes meets the committee in some quarters. No one  wants to pay more taxes, and  if the "people'of the area do not  demand too much in the way  of; improvements, taxes do not  need to be raised, the committee says.  Improvements cost money  and must be paid out of tax  revenue. It is up to the people  of Seehelt to declare whether  they are willing to pay more  There is a deep, silence    in  the Kiwanis ,camp!  Another battle is raging  over the prospects of a second  tussle with Chops' Mops,  i The element within the Kiwanis preferring a much safer  field of endeavor is sticking to  , its guns for a tea and strawberry social. Efforts to discover the ring leader of this faction have not produced any results* because when Kiwanians  are approached on the subject  they just stare into the future  and change the subject.  On the other hand Chops'  Mops are raring to" go and are  keeping their powder, both  facial- and baseball type, dry.  They are ready to take on the  Kiwanis aggregation whenever  it is ready, Chops McGean re-  ports.-  J "The team is all ready whenever the Kiwanis set the date.'  Who they will be playing fdr  this time we do not lenow.  Maybe it is to raise a fund for  the cripples left over from the  last game,"  Chops says.  CROWN  QUEEN  ��.-   -    Whether\th^vyac^i��^is.^s^bok_n^'fo_^ig^<5Dhoes (silver -taxes for   added  Salmon)  like  these   two   beauties,   is  searching  out  the   even   Meanwhile, . fire  larger Tyee^, or prefers to try his luck at taking cutthroat trout  ���on the fly, he will find the'fishing of his dreams in the lakes,  streams, and salt water of the Seehelt  Peninsula   and  Powell  (Story on Page 3)  River areas of British Columbia  4  That hole-in-one!  Who will get it?  A special event will take  place Thursday, Friday, .Saturday and Sunday.  7 The place /for this ' event  will be the Main-Port Golf  Course, on Seehelt Highway at  Pratt road.  This special event will be a  hole-in-one tourney with prizes attached.  There will be a prize pf $25  for each hple-in-one.  Then there' will be special  prizes for the finals and ticket  draws offering $10 cash, a $5  certificate: on    Irene's    Dress  The ybuhg 'people-of Seehelt  arid surrounding districts have  formed a club whichwili sponsor dances, parties and outings  toi the riiember^.7; yThe jinitiar,  tion fee of $1 will be used to  pay rent for; the ��� irionthlyX  dances in the Wilson:y Creek ;  ;Hall.  Harry Forbes--1 was    elected  president,    and Darlene ���   Lay-  "eock secretary. v Three hus__y  bouncers will see that order is  'maintained at all the social af-A  fairs. ���������  An orchestra, consisting of  teen-age members has" been ser  lect^ltfr play at the, dances. A  committee of girls will attend  to the7 refreshments.   '  These boys and girls are tor  he   cbh-tnerided   heartily /for  Weir    willingness ; to '������ tackle  such a project without   adult  supervision or well-meant   adr I  vice.  Jack Whitaker of Wilson  Creek very modestly admitted  to having been godfather to  the plan in1 its ^infancy.  The initial dollar fee    also  entitles the members  of    the  Teen Club to,-partake in    the  activities of the Wilson Creek  Gommuniy Club.  . Shoppe and a $5 certificate on  TLang's Drug Store. 7  '; No experience or equipment  is necessary for this event.  As long as you can whack a  ball- in a reasonably straight  line from one point to another  ' you are eligible. Age matters  not. Entrants can be from six  to sixty or over.  There will be no limit on  the number of. shots you take  provided you pay for the balls  you use. There will be three  balls' for 25 cents but they will  be cheaper by the.dozen if you  buy them that way.  If you can get your ball inside the five foot magic circle  around* the hole you will be  eligible for the semi final.  The \ contest will run on all  four days ^with the final ocur-  ring sometime late on Sunday.  Proceeds are for the Kiwanis Club  Welfare Fund.  street lighting and road main  tenance can be provided with  no increases.  It has been suggested' that  some of the busmessrrieri will  derive all the benefits of arid  when, sidewalks, for instance  are required, Itis the business  men and business properties  that will bear the brunt of the  taxation for this sort of.thing, \  the committee finds, but everyone wh0 uses them benefits from the convenience of  such improvements.  The canvassers report they  are pleased with the reception  they are receiving and feel  confident that a large ma jollity of the residents are wholeheartedly, behind them in this  very important step towards  the development and progress  of-the village of Seehelt.  Patsy Lloyd, of Roberts  Creek, was crowned. Parks  Queen in spite of the rain on  Saturday last. ' ...  At Elphinstone'Park,    Roberts Creek, the " whole    community had gathered to see the  crowning of the Parks Queen,  -and Patsy Lloyd, with" her attendants, Jean G_bb and Donna Danroth, proved that a little rain wouldn't -melt them.';-  t-ervife^.'-J :--5_hey^ were.-. group^^'oh'^ar  protection,^ ('beautifully     decorated      plat-  -*,.  Conrad death  an accident  At the coroner's inquest, on  Wednesday, July 27, J. W.  Whitelaw, Compensation Board  inspector, brought but the fact  Harry Conrad had not been  wearing, a protective hard hat  when .he- was fatally injured,  July 26; Working on an extra  slashing crew, Conrad had not  yet been supplied with the  safety hat, which was on order  for him; '"v- -;'  ��� The facts brought out showed that the hat could not have  saved {him from injury,-as the  blow from the alder struck  him on the side of the head.  Jurors George Hopkins, Vic  Metcalfe, Earle Bingley, Her-'  bert Winn, R: Davies and C.  Wingrave, with coroner Dr. D.  McColl, concluded-.tHat death  was the result of an accident.  Extra juror was C. P. Ballentine.  Cubs plan hike  Last Sunday's hike, planned  for Wolf Cub packs 1 and 2  was rained out, but the plans  have been made for another  this Sunday, August 7. The  boys will meet at Gibsons Post  Office at 9 a.m., "complete with  whatever equipment they require,   ,    '  On.Wedriesday, Aug. 10, the  boys of these twro,, Wolf Cub  packs will mee^at the Post Office at 4 p.m. to take off on a-  weiner roast.  Each Cub is reminded to  bring .his swim trunks., towel,  etc;, and 25 cents for this project.  form, over which a large tarpaulin had been erected during the downpour, and ' the  crowning ceremony was completed. The girls were lovely  in the bouffant summer- dresses, looking for all the world  like lovely flowers in the rain.  Last year's queen, Jean Baba, placed the crown on Patsy's curls to the applause    of ���  the damp and shivering crowd.  Mr. Bert, Scott of Vancouver  was master of ceremonies,  f The sporting events and the  picnic lunch had to foe postponed until Sat., Aug. 6 at 2  p.m. The hot dogs cakes and  other good- things will be  brought from The neighbors*  deep freezes. ari,d every t'��2>e  is looking forward to a day of  fun  at Elphinstone  Park.  The Saturday night dance  that followed the crowning of  the queen was a success, and  drew dancers from all over the  Peninsula, in spite of the rainy  night.  Falling snag  kills"  Strange letter  v Strange ;tbings happen, even  on   the Sunshine Coast.  An envelope addressed to  The Coast News, Gibsons^. B.C.  from .Irvine's Landing' contained absolutely nothing.  The Coast News is hot reading between the lines of this  letted that did riot come so  cannot even guess what was  intended.  Maybe it was an order for  printing; Maybe it was a nice  large advertisement for the  paper. Maybe it was a word of  praise for the editor ��� and  (dark thought) maybe is was  just the opposite. Maybe, the  mailer of the letter can-tell us.  er  Samuel Bohach, a logger  employed by Woods Logging  Co., died as a result ofinjuries? received while /falling -a  snag at Hotham Sound, about  9>a.m:, July 26.  Bohach and his partner,  Walter Glogoski, were working,; within^about $0, .ysards of  each other. Glogoski heard Bohach cry out, and ran to help.  He advised the Logging company and Dr. Swan was called.  Bohach died about, an hour  later. ": ':''''"'"  : Bphach was a member of a  family of several brothers, of  whom John Bohach Of 680  Boundary". Road, - Vancouver,  came to Seehelt to make necessary arrangements.     ���  Ah inquest on Friday, July  29 brought in a verdict of accidental death:  GIANT SNAILS  Giant-African snails as big  as teacups were recently desJ-  cribed as the biggest problem  facing the people of Saipari,  one of the islands of the Pacific Islands Trust Territory of  the United Nations administered by the United States.  Howe  Sound  Fair is    only  16 days away!  The fair committee realizes  that and is working hard, like  ants or busy like bees. Tne last  meeting of the Fair conimittee  will take place Friday night,  Aug. 8, at the home of Mrs.  M. Turner, on North Road,  near Seehelt Highway.  In the meantime, Mrs. M.  LeFeuvre, the secretary of the  Fair committee is laboring diligently to line up whatever entries there are available arid  is wOrkirig hard on many' other things that will be part of  this year's fair.  ,  Given good weather the fair  committee is-' looking forward  to a larger attendance and a  bigger fair than Gibsons and-  district has ever had -before: .-.*  "We have so (many , new  thingsr. lined up," -reports-. Mrs.  LeFeuvre., "There will'.foe! a  display and sale of; native  handicrafts from Seehelt arid  there will be a display from  Port Mellon school which  should prove interesting.  "There will also be a pet parade in charge of Mr. N. Sergeant and Mr. W. Haley,    details of which will be announced later.  There will also be  nxerryrgo-rounds and rides f or -  the younger fry; Mr. J; W. Elliot of Elliot Shows will have,  one large merry-go-round and  two smaller ones.    There will -_  also be a number of games for  which priceswill7be 5pfferedi'V  Mrs; LeFeuvre stu& .-?:\ ���'], -r .'��� 7;  ; %he ISlhot Shows7 will be 7  on' the    Eleriientary    School  grounds and they should    be  Hopkins assn,  may wind up  - * At-'the anniiel meeting of -���  the Hopkins Landing Community Association on Friday,  the members of- the group considered disbanding their association.  Due to lack of active interest in affairs of the association  it was decided,, after considerable discussion to adjourn the  meeting until Saturday, Aug;  15, at 8 pan. when a final decision will be reached.  , Some time ago the group  experienced a renewal of life  when the older members turned affairs over t�� the younger  group, after having kept, it  alive, paying taxes on the  property, and making what  use of the building they could  before and after the second  war.  Today's living at Hopkins  Landing has temporarily rendered the need for the hall obsolete, the members feel.  STORM AREAS  World maps showing thunderstorm areas and an international cloud atlas are among  the many projects on which  the World Meteorological Organization records progress in  its annual report to .he United  Nations' Economic and Social  Council.  set up to start operating at 1  p.m. on Friday, the first dajr  of'the fair," Mrs., LeFeuvre  added.  A display which won the silver medal at trie JPacifie National Exhibition in 1951 will  be seen, with additions, at the  Fair. "i  Mr. C. A.'-Bedford, who. has  made a study as well as a fascinating hobby of iriarine  shells and the life histories of  their owners, will place- his  collection of rare and unusual  shells gathered from all .corners of the world on ��� display  for the people of the Peninsula-   ' :!;���.'���'��� -:;:-,V; ' :'y-,    ���  Mr. Bedford says his shells  have come from Scotland; Ber-i  muda, Hawaii,; the. Qulf of  Persia arid othiercplades; as well  as' from Alaska, Queen Ghari  lotte Islands arid the7 mainland!  '���'ctot-;qi*'B.G;':7-:\::;^-;--'-,\-':i;.:-'- ;;;v'��  Invalided froin the/ services  after the second world war,  Mr. Bedford ciame to B.C.'; for  his health, and since :��� 1349, has  devoted his time to 7the; study r  arid collection of 7. marine  shells. He will give information and interesting comment  on any shells in thecollec^ipt:-  ���'���''��������� Arrangements are ho^�����**$&���  derway for the aUbtment^iiof  space* for exhibits. and7,'.'��� tihere  will be sonie outside exhibits  as.well as those of various  Gibsons, merchants. It is, expected 7Gibsons Xand -- Seehelt  riierchahts arid others' w^ill be  represferited'iat; the' fair with a  booth of some sort oi* demonstration showing off their  wares. ���  There will be a special stall  prepared by the fair comjhUV  tee which will be used foe, the  sale, of goods donated..to tht?  fair for sale to, help, coyer.ex-  .. penses-^Such 'items would.- ia-  clude fancy aprons,, candies in  raffia, baskets, boirie-cooking  donations, preserves, fresh  fruits and) vegetables. Any  items of this kind; donated te��  the fair will be placed on sale  -at this special Fair committee  booth and offered for sale.  Last year there was .$374 o_y  fered in prizes and this year  there is a possibility this  amount might be increased. ���  The raffle this year will include a pair of white woolleia  blankets and a pair of pillow  cases. 7  The committee in charge of  preparing for the fair includes;  honorary- chairman, Mr. Norman Sergeant, Gibsons; Farmers' Institute, T. Clark, R. S-  Clarkson, Len Coates, Mrs. J.  Fitchett, Mrs. L. Coates, Mrs-  M. Turner, Mrs. E. Pilling,  Mrs. J. Davies and Mrs. N.  Haley; Women's Institute,  Mrs. G. Corlett and Mrs. W-  B. Hodgson; Gibsons Garden  Club, Mrs. E. I. Lowe and Mrs.  G. Corlett; PTA, Mrs. I. Feidler; Roberts Creek representative, Wm. Gilbert; Wilson  Creek representatives, Mr. and  Mrs. Little; Seehelt representative, N. Watsob, arid Port  Mellon representative, N. Max-  leau.  Mid-Peninsula Softball League  Most Popular Player  of the Year  OFFICIA1.   BALLOT  My choice for the Most Popular Player  y  is  of the   Team,  Rules: Any player or coach in the Eeagoe is eligible,  Yoa may vote as many times as yon wish on separate  ballots.  Voting deadline: Midnight, August 15. Mail or drop  in your ballot by then to Popular Player, Coast News, Gib*  sons.  This award is made by Marine Men's Wear. 9&tz>   r  2 Coast News Aug. 4, 1955.  'ervts  Published  by   Seehelt  Peninsula  News  Lid'.  every Trursday, at Gibsons, B.C.  FRED   CRUICE,  Editor  and  Publisher  .   DO   WORTMAN,   Advertising   Manager  Member  B.C.   Div..   Canadian  Weekly  Newspaper  Association  Member   B.C.  Weekly  Newspaper  Advertizing   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  "CPnited  States  and  Forign,  $2.50   per  year. 5c   per   copy  Our Postal Service  Sunshine Coast mail service is rapidly becoming out-  of-date and not keeping apace with growth. . This fact is  brought home to The Coast-News every other day or so by  people who complain generally about the slow service or  lack of service.  Such compjaints are not aimed specifically at the operators of the postal service on the Peninsula but rather  at the type of service the area is receiving.  In a general way it might be "explained that postal  officials are reasonably well-acquainted with situations in  various areas through postal department employees and it  is on their recommendation that the first move is made towards improvement.  One of the first things to be done will be to find out  how many people receive mail on the Peninsula. When>this  is known and as the result of improved water and road  communication from Arancouver-all the way up to Powell  Eiver it is quite likely there might be a change in the present system of handling mail. - ' " ^  Growing areas are always a headache to postal officials because they are invariably at the stage where they  are too big for one type of service and top smajl for another.  In between times, postal officials have to take abuse that  accumulates . under such circumstances.  It will take a little time for the Peninsula postal problem to be straightened out $o the satisfaction of all but it  should be taken for granted that there will be an improvement. Just when will not be easy to.forecast because postal  officials do not rush in���they wait until.they are sure theue  , is no other way out.  v : In the7 meantime pick up your mail at your usual  time and if there are not too many bills in it, smile at the  postmaster and his staff. They do not make postal regulations.  ���^n^jAst'fotAppjre^tw^  The Hon. Lyle Wicks has  announced the Cabinet has approved new regulations covering apprenticeship and the is-  suance of certificates of proficiency under- the "Apprenticeship and Tradesmen's, Qualification Act." The Act, passed  at the;last sesabri^oftheylegisr  Jiarnre, replaced the "Apprenticeship Act."  The obligations of an ap-  prentice and the employer are  clearly outlined. Among other  responsibilities the: apprentice  as required to render faithful  service; attend work; and trade  training classes r e g u 1 a r 1 y;  avoid damage and waste of the  employer's equipment and  goods; obey lawful and reasonable demands of the employer.  Wilful failure on the part of  ���the apprentice to attend' prescribed trade training classes  may incur the loss of periodic  wage' increases or in extreme  cases, cancellation of the contract.  The employer . must notify  the director of apprenticeship  when employing a minor or  apprentice in a designated  trade. He is also to provide  adequate training for each apprentice; arrange for apprentices t0 attend trade training  classes: and to the best of his  ability provide continuous employment for the apprentice.  Examinations for a certificate of proficiency will not be  compulsory, but will enable  successful workers to display  their certificates as proof of  their capability. The examinations shall include theoretical  and practical tests, of the applicants' knowledge and skill.  These examinations are to, be  given as to best evaluate the  knowledge and skill of the  applicant.  Of great importance to apprentices is that recognition  may be given by. the examining board to the examination  already taken by   the  appren  tice to obtain his apprenticeship certificate^ If the examining board approves, an apprentice who hereafter, receives an  apprenticeship certificate, is  entitled to a certificate of proficiency with respect.;. to that  trade without; further exaniinr  ation7or 'payri^rii'pf fees. \'Cy'x':  Examining boards are to be  composed of three members  appointed by the minister. The  chairman is to be ��a meiriber of  the provincial apprenticeship  committee or the labor department and the other ���two members are to be selected from  eriiployers and employes. It is  the responsibility of the board  to examine the candidates for  certificates of proficiency.  Within a short time . copies  of the regulations will be available to the public without  charge, by writing to the de-,  partment of labor at any of its  offices.  Wit��� Humor  A much married man was-  trying to chisel free advice*  from a lawyer friend.    *  "Isn't there some way in  which. a man can avoid paying alimony?"  "Yes," replied the lawyer,  "two. He can stay single or  stay married." ���  v Driving through a sleepy  little English village one evening our headlights suddenly  picked out the figure of a woman���running for all she was  worth down the road. Close  behind her followed a man  who appeared to be gaining at  every step. ^  , We screeched to a halt and,  leaping out, I asked the woman if I could be of assistance.  "Oh no, thanks,''.she panted.  "My husband and t always  race home like this from the  cinema. Last one in does the  supper dishes."  Pa���Well, Johri, I hear you  are courtin' a scliool teacher.  John���Uh Huh,  Pa���How're ye doin'?  John���She marked 14 errors  in my last letter.  CHURCH    FELLOWSHIP  A Vancouver theologian,  Professor S. Vernon Fawcett  of Union College, has been  awarded a World Council of  Churches international fellowship for 15 months study in  England, Palestine and Swit-  zerlarid.  Dr. Fawcett,  only man    in  North America to receive one  of the two fellowships offered  ��� this year, sails    for    England  Friday.  BY  GLADYS McNUTT  1758 was the birth date of  Admiral Lord Nelson and Captain George Vancouver.  Nelson at the age of 12, although sickly and having little endurance, begged to go to  sea. At 15 he was a coxswain,  at 19 a second-lieutenant, at  20 a- commander and next  year a post-captain. Each time,  .visits to the West Indies and  Central America brought on  illness.  In the meantime Vancouver  was serving with .Captain  Cook, one of the' most famous  navigators of all time, who  practically changed the map  of the world. Vancouver accompanied him on his second  and third voyages, which were  to the : Southern Seas.  In 1719. Vancouver was sent  t0 Nootka Sound to receive  formal transfer- of the land  oyer which Great Britain and  . Spain, had been disputing. Between 1792 and 1795 he explored this Pacific Coast from  36 degrees to 56 degrees north  latitude.  In the meantime the'Napoleonic Wars had started, 1793.,  Nelson, who was in charge of  the Boreas, was given a new  command, the Agamemnon,  and sent to join the- Mediterranean fleet. During the.blockade of Corsica he^lost his right  eye.    ������-��� ��� ������������������������ '-o..  As a rear Adrriiral he fought"  at the battle of Cape. 'St. Vincent, 1797, under Sir John  . Jervis (later Lord St. Vincent).  For this Nelson received the  Order of the Bath."  His one defeat was the battle of Santa Cruz which    cost?,  him his right -arm.:-'-   7     0 ^M  At Aboukir   Bay,    off    the5  Nile, he defeated    a   [ Frerich;  fleet  winning the title  Barbri:  of the Nile.    His ship at that  time was the Vanguard;.  In  ISO 1 Nelson  fought   the  Battle of Copenhagen. In -1803-;  he:-,�������. crnmarider-in-chjef  of��  "'the '^eejlthis^  ���. Afte^^^^shmg;; ':'iteX'XFr^clfe^  fleet almost to the West Indies* /  and back he caught up  with  them off Trafalgar   in     1805:  Here    Nelson     received   : his  death, wound,    his    26., ships  having' defeated    a   combined7  Spanish and French fleet. He  died at the moment of victory  in the arms of Captain Thomas Hardy. His flag signal    to  the fleet before the battle was ���  "England expects every.   man *  to do his duty."      ,......  Captain Vancouver, who  had been in ill health for ���'.  quite some time, had died back  in 1798, aged 40. Asa result of  this1 we find no place names  celebrating any of Nelsons victories after that date.  It would appear that Vancouver did not name places  when he first saw them but  waited until he completed his  maps. This must have been so,  because the Battle of St. Vincent did riot occur until two  years after he left this coast.  It is  interesting   to wonder  why he chose the most important names of   his   time    for/  Jervis  Inlet   Could  it be the-  impressive    scenery -remained  long   in his  memory? '  Thus we have: ��� Nelson Island, Jervis Inlet, St. Vincent's Bay and Nile Point.  For ships: Agamemnon Bay  and Channel,    Vanguard Bay,  Goliath Bay,    Captain    Island.a  and    Fearney     Point     (Fearnought).  Of officers, etc.: Hardy Island, Dacres - Point, Mount  Troubridge (behind Saltery  Bay), Hotham Sound and Ed-  mont Point.. ,  For the Royal family: Princess Royal Reach, Prince- of  Wales Reach, Queen's Reach,  and Priiacess Louisa Inlet.  A step back in history was  taken t0 name-two outstanding'  landmarks at Vancouver Bay,  Marlborough Heights and  Churchill for John Churchill,;  Duke of Marlborough, who  won the famous battle of Blen-i  heim against the French arid;  Germans.  (BOCAS DEL CARNELO) 7  BY  L.S.J. -  But propt on beds of amaranth  and moly,  How sweet, while warm   airs  lull us, blowing lowly.  ,*������'��  Tennyson had never    heard  of. the Bocas Del C.armelo  when he penned the "Song of  the Lotus Eaters,." . Many and  devious��� were the, ways' of  making a living hereabouts 'in?  the long ago; It was made  much easier if One had a gas  boat that would be abdut 28  feet and a 5 hp engine of one  cylinder. Possession of such a  boat made you a beachcomber  and once "in that category you  had reached the lowest or pe!r��  haps the first rung iri the social ladder.  Visiting . round and meeting  the folks on the islands with  this rig I picked up the. odd  job of slaughtering cattle or  pigs here arid there and that's  how I carhe to the group of  islands known: to the Indians  as Smus Pus Tan Quin Ace.   -  yx The largest island had what  most of the; B ,C. coast islands  ���had not, a hve or six acre  cleared flat spot in the middle  of it and this was the haunt  after dark of the deer that inhabited the place and the two  legged predators who in an un-  ��������� lawful manner made life mis-  i erable for them.  The    cannery    mogul    who  ' owried  the  place  brought"^his  1 family  there iri the    summer  and they also had plenty visitors which made it   necessary  to  import a couple cows and  sorrie chickens. The island was  well posted with signs "Keep  Out" but as a    rule   we    had  some old log pickup    permits  from    tugboat    captains    that  made us immune if we stayed  7 on the beaches. The island has  ;, no  counterpart   this  side    of  Desolation Sound arid it is    a  perfect entity,    moated    deep  and wide.  *��� ���   * ���. ��� *.'.-���     ���  There is a gem of a bay on  : the south end that had : been  cleared of underbrush by the  Laird and I can't thinks of any  place more; suitable! for these-  few lines from Milton's; Lycict-  ^aS'^ ;'--- ' .' .':';.;':'  1 Aridnow the sun had stretched  put'all the hills,  And now! was' dropt into    the  Western Bay;  At last he rose, and twitched  his mantle blew;  To morrow to fresh woods and  pastures new;  We would lay in there and  1 watch the sun go down quite  often although the westerly  swell, if any, bothered us some.  There were nearly always a  few spring salmon around the  island, especially the north  end and about three in the  afternoon on a winter's day  we would down poles and  prowl round till dark. I well  remember a  January  evening ,  Hospital  earnings  Patients paid directly 37.5  percent of the net earnings of  Canada's public hospitals in  1953.7 They paid another 18.4  percent through: Blue', Cross,  3.4 percent through Workmen's Compensation Board,  and 8 percent through other  group .plans and contracts.  Goyernfnent - supported hospL  tal care plans paid 23.7 percent of the national total, almost the entire sum .going'-to.  hospitals in Saskatchewan and  British Columbia which have  provincial plans in operation.  Direct government grants for  individuals made up the other  8.6 percent.  wheri I picked up seven fish  in about as many minutes and  they weighed 137 pounds and  that was the first time I got  aver 20 cents a pound for fish.  The other time I was there  to help a town chap kill the  two fat cows that the Laird  had tired of feeding arid while  I am not sure of dates this  time if was October and we  had a bad sleet storm, that  broke trees down ajl over the  place;      ;��� .-  '���-'���-    '*.  ��� ' * '"''-������.' *  There was a Chinese caretaker there and we knew him  slightly from doing a 'few  chores for the Laird. He also'  . knew enough to keep every-  thirig locked up,, as the beach-  corribing fraternity those days  regarded; anything loose as if  it had come in ori the wind arid  tide���even if it was in the  woodshed, j They were a bit,  fastidious about breaking in  as. it would take a great deal  of palaver to explaina high  ' tide water mark in the summer cottage kitchen. There was  also "Jimmy" to contend with  too, a rotund limb of the law  just returned from the wars  and was both game warderi  and policeman combined. Acting on "information received"  he could be found creeping  along the shore in a canoe in-  the dead of night When he  thought there might be a  chance .of picking up a pit-  lamper.  *      *      * i  In retrospect h\ is a conundrum as to why we didn't realize then what a blissful existence we led. I am afraid if  we had, and could have existed till the welfare state made  its debut (and the, odd one  managed that) we must surely  have been in the promised  land. There was rarely a day  passed that I did not get a trip  to Horseshoe Bay when the  old gas trains were running  from North Van. There used to  be a�� boat in the early morning  on Mondays and there was always somebody who coulda'A  make it.  I well remember one who  was an eminent jurist, now  gone to be judged, who could  not believe there was such an  outrage as being charged $3.50  for a "run to Horseshoe"'Bay. "JA  few years ago that same man  was getting $100 a day for  about four-and-a-half hour's  work presidirig Tat; an ;enquirj��  I really? must'.. .draw? this  chapter to a close but let us go  back pnee more to the sandy  cove on the south end of Smus-  Pus Tan uin Ace ori a sunny  afternoon in May with enough1  westerly wind to shimmer the  leaves arid blossoms of the  wild rose. Oh me, Oh my.'Mrl  Omar Khyam, except vfbr"ihe  jug you had riothing^��������� more.     ���  HAVE MONEY!  I More than 105,000 Cana  ] dians are assured of having  | more money through their  ' - f  Investors Syndicate Plana.  For full details contact your  Investors represehtatiye:  Write or Phone  NEV ASTLEY  District Manager  Room 313 Pemberion Bldg.  ; Phone MA 5283  Vancouver, B.C.    -  -j  IXVJ'STOKS  -Vluttial.  one  Closes Soon  V J  The October 1955 issue of your  Telephone Directory is ( going to  /        press soon.  In order to change your directory  listing, /or to obtain additional-  listings, please call the Telephone  Company business office as soon  as possible.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY  -���  You don't catch fish on one east  lis necessary.  ���      ;���  . /  BREAKFAST FOODS  . More than a third of the  amount spent on raw materials by the> prepared breakfast  foods industry goes for con-;  tainers and packaging^ mater-j  ial.  ,fr/i Garden gn  Coast News Aug. 4, 1955. 3  A newly opened Canadian  region of great scenic beauty  marine drives, tall timber and  exceptional salt and fresh water fishing has opened up for  highway? travellers with the  complete accessibility now by  car- and ferry of British Columbia's Sec.he 11 Peninsula  arid Powell River areas.  ,.In   addition?    extension    of  1 odges, resorts and camp  grounds afford good accommodations. Launches^ water  taxis, rental boats, seaplane  chapters- and children's camps  are also available.  At Earl Cove, a second  Black Ball ferry crossing, also just over an hour long,  crosses Jervis-Inlet-t'o Saltery  Bay. Each ferry trip is across  the Pacific highway beyond a placid fjord bordered by  Powell Riyer to. Lund gives snow capped mountains, dot-  access at that British Colum- ted by islands, and is a "poc-  bia ;coast town to historic Sa- ket edition" of the famous  yary Island with ijts fabulous inland passage cruise to Alas-  saimbri fishing on    the    shoal    ka.  waters of the upper Straits of  Georgia.      '  .���-Previously known only    to  yachtsmen  pr   towing"   crews  'serving iPowell  River j "paper  Capitol  of    the    world",    the  Scenic Seehelt Peninsula - Po-  Black Ball motorvessels on  the Howe Sound and Jervis  Inlet crossings offer wide  decks, comfortable lounges,  dining service and accommodations for cars, trailers and  trucks that require no    turn-  ���wrell River region is proving   'ing��� merely drivirig straight  -incfeasihglypopular for week-    on and off. Service is frequent  end and vacation trips. with1 seven    trips    daily    on  ���iu-Q^;. British Columbia's main- on each crossing;  land coast north and west FromSaltery Bay, it is a 23-  iOJE Varicouver ';. across���* Howe mile trip t o Powejl River,'  'Sound, ^the Seehelt Peninsula" "city of papier" in the tall  iis known as the "Sunshine timber country of Northwes-  jCoast." From the 'Slack Bail 7tern ;B.c;,^whefe a gigantic  rferry - landing a. ^GribsSris 'i: 20th:^Cerituiv iodu^try^lies ori  along the coast of the, penin-    the rugged coast. The largest  Isula  to Earl; Cbve^ a i5i^^=- h^  drive pleads '^rou^5; picture-- >��� -:  ~���i^_^i__________-  esque _aimriier:ahdf.resort settlement; :.alqit?g /:jthe vwater,  dense forests with the lofty  mountains of the Coast Range  toweri|ng in the distance, In-  "'dj^:^Hag^ and  .:sitreamkivand  along a  fjorded  Jcdast:line with    island-dotted  Seascapes. .���-/ /.  xy -Warm sandjr ^beaches ;afford  Tswimmihg, clamming arid picnic sites.. Comfortable and reasonable hotels/ cottage^courts,  ���  Ml  ',?>'���  Roberts Creek  Phoiie 20 H2  3-HOURDENTURE  REPAIRS ft ^  OPEN EVENINGS  AUTOMOTIVE  REPAIRS  !     MARINE    ENGINES  I. OVERHAULED  ! McCULLOCH  POWER SAWS  Sales���Services-Parts  TIRES  WELDING  SOi-NIK  SERVICE SI ATI ON  Phone    SECHELT    48 C  THE PARTY LINERS  : Always something new under -the. sun. There's a new  shoe polish out now, that  comes in liquid form, and you  simply paint it on.      It dries  7 with a high professional-looking polish that lasts and lasts,  even on the most scuffed oi  shoes. It comes in white arid  ^colors.  '  7>%7 JPlastic continues to blossom .  7;6ut- in;new7fprriis and colors.  ��� Salad sets, servers, fruit serving sets,, lamp shades and such  items can scarcely be disting-  uished7 in appearance frOrn  their glass originals. They are  lighter, and don't break when  ; dropped, however. There's an  ^appreciable; difference in  cost  ������tool;   ���'yyyXi xy\. 7    . :7  ^' Furiny, c^Iiifed  soft  rubber -  toys,  on rubber  handles, will  make the tiniest baby  gurgle  with delight ��� they squeak at  the slightest\motion.      Bigger  children can make them cackle  like hens,    or    squawk    like  many other animals.  .. No. need to write orders for  things like fine cotton sheets,  when they are available in local  shops in top   quality,  and  at  the   same,  or  lower prices'  than quoted in your catalogue.  As the Peninsula  grows, so  does the scope of local firms,  in serving the buyer. One can  now obtain from a local builders'  supply firm custom  built  canopies for    pick-up.    trucks.  They're well    built, . sturdily  braced, with steel gussets and  I'm told that two    visits    for  measuring and final fitting are  all that are required by    the  builder.  There's a whole new display  of glazed pottery and china  ornaments,- figurines and china flower containers, as well  as gift-boxed pieces of Crown  Derby-China in the Posy pattern, at another shop. They  make lovely gifts.  NEW  MILK  POWDER  A completely new, "instantly soluble type of skim milk  powder has been developed by .  the Fraser Valley Milk Producers Association for the  home market.  A big problem faced by pro-  .cessors of dried milk has been  that of overcoming the slow-  mixing characteristic -,of their  product, This factor is well-  known to housewives. Introduction of an instant soluble  powder is certainly good news  for them.  43  _GLADYS THE GABBER  (teen age type) talks and  talks and talks. Her party  line neighbors are fuming.  Meanwhile, somebody's  phoning Gladys and  getting only a busy signal.  PLEASE���Gladys ..   .  ..  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY  tMMMMMKi��r^CTlMinHi��lawffl  ATOMS CONFERENCE  ' A University of B.C. metallurgy expert, Frank A. Forward, will be a member* of the  Canadian delegation to the international "Atoms for Peace"  conference at Geneva August,  8 to 20. Professor ��� Forward,  head of the UBC Mining and  Metallurgy department, has  been appointed as an advisor  on the 28-man Canadian delegation to' the 80-nation parlay.  Fire  has   a  fascination    for  small children and if matches  and cigarette lighters  are left  around, they may be used by  youngsters, with tragic results.  Empire is   located  at  Powell  River.  The  most   northern     extension of the   Pacific   Highway,  so familiar to  United'    States  and  Canadian    travellers     as  "Highway  99",     leads    north  from Powell River to    Lund.  This   facinating   little   Scandinavian village is 14 and one-  half miles north   -of    Powell  river; on a ��� good highway completed late    in    1954.    From  Lurid across to Sayery Island^  is a two -mile    crossing    by"  small boat.  It is on Savary Island that  some of the most faihoussal-  mbh fishing in the world is to  be found. Long the fishing rendezvous  of   such Tmoving  picture stars  as     Gary    Cooper  and    Bing    Crosby,     Savary  Island is    accessible    for    its  first real tourist"  season    via  the new road. Discovered by  Captain George Vancouver on  his 1792 voyage of discovery,  Savary Island 7 today 7 has miles  of, White sand beaches, warim  bathing,  sheltered  coves     for  pleasure craft and  a, modern  hotel,  JSalmon ontheir way to the  northern rivers .'.. feed,  ��� among  .the little islands, shoals, kelp  beds arid 7 reefs,. surrounding  Savary; Island;    7 ���;���";..���:'.���;  "Whether travellers takethe  entire trip to Savary Island  Or prefer. to stop at one of  scenic points en route, this  newly-accessible area north of  Vancouver offers comfortable  accommodations for a relaxirig  holiday in an junusual and  beautiful, setting. The entire  drive is only 100 highway  miles plus the two magnifi-  cerit but short ferry trips  from the busy and important city of Vancouver. .;,  SOAK SO! _,  b��por��   :  SOwim PEA*.  w  pods, or a cold, wet period  while they are blossoming can  reduce the crop almost to  nothing. For late., plantings,  select varieties that are. locally  successful.  Late peas should have some  sort of support since they are  tall growing. Chicken wire is  often used for this purpose.  Leggy twigs can also be used.  If garden fresh peas are a  favorite with you and your  family, why riot try a late  planting in the space vacated  by an earlier vegetable.  Late varieties of peas can  be planted even as the, first  cool days of early fall approach and, still mature to give  a crop before the first frost  comes. The yield will riot be as  large as earlier .planted peas,  but will add substantially to  the family food supply..  In order to7give7 late; peas: a  quick- start, soak the ftrerii_h in  which they -ire'-j'to'.-be^'j^n^,'.''  as shown in ythe- accompanying  AFTER FlUUNG  TRENCH ^WALK"  SOU TO f\rVA IT.  temperamental. Mulching after  the plants are well up helps  in, hot weather. An .unfriendly  heat wave as they are forming  MORE BIRTHS  219,469 births were registered in Canada in the first half  of this year, three percent  more than a year earlier and  over 13 percent more than the  half-year average for the five  years 1950-54.  -������'���''''    i7.iiiii.Mii_  JB. W. M. BONE  Chartered    Accountant  1045   West Pender  Si.  TAtlow  1954  VANCOUVER 1,   B.C.^  Gibsons  is  EEKSS  Building  ^I^48.^i��6nflU^":.'lfttiB;'; |n' tiie'-ti^gii-  sbn should, be ; sown deeper  than those planted .early in the  spring when the soil is full of  moisture. In heavy soilr plant  late peas about four inches  deep.    Plant them six inches  deep if the soil is very light.  When the peas have been  covered with ��� soil, "walk" the  soil to firm it, as shown in the  Garden-Graph.  Late peas are apt to be a bit  9  ALREADY, Perots for a^^  and Improvements have been granted.  ^BmM^^'mm 1&5 TOLL XitKELY' ^ASS $100^000; j  z'\-'ji$$^^ ���'... .-?i  provide^ :;k Large Proportion of the Materials required fox-  this expansion,   and stands reidy to supply you further,  withtevery type of BUILDING^^ MATERIAL.  '.  -      .. CONSULT   US! 7 y  Ct  ci'  BUILDING SUPPLIES, LTD.,  "Plume Gibsons 53  (THE LUM1-ER NUMBJEtt)N  Have you  2k&e 70 rnmutes aftke w/ieeL.  lose your heart to  -���V*,,-...,., . .        .,.        r  Ford., .lately?  Put yourself m this picture for 10 minutes and enjoy a totally  new driving experience, surrounded by the luxury of Ford's  fashion-first interiors. You'll know that you're driving a great V-8  engme-an overhead-valve V-8 (162-Hp. or 182-Hp.) with  Trigger-Torque power���because it responds ".*."  like magic to every command. ���..._-.  And be the road rough or smooth���you'll feel a new kind  of riding smoothness, a new kind of steadiness and steering  control. That's Ford's famous Angle-Poised ride,     -  with ball-joint front suspension.  Yes, 10 minutes behind the wheel-and you'll know why Canadians  coast to coast agree ... there's no value like Ford V-8 value I  ;  with an advanced  overhead-valve ��8 engine  in every model  at no extra cost  ~<n~��/in,A�� ~, W?��rto'��/��-(_rM iUustratfd or mentioned art  ~Stanaax<r on tome models, optional at ezira ecsxonmtuS  THIS   IS  YOWR  INVITATION...VISIT YOUR   FORD-MONARCH   DEALER  AND  TAKE  A  DRIVE ���4 Coast News Aug. 4, 1955.  _~������������������������������^���__________________  Music exams  More Royal Conservatory  BSusic Exam results have been  announced. Following are the  pupils  of Mrs. Len Allen:  Grade VIII honrs: Margaret  Williams; Grade VI honors,  3E_yn Vernon and Sheila Smith.  Grade VIII honors: Margaret  Anne Lang, ranking third  highest in the province; first  class honors, Sharon Stewart,  ranking fourth highest in the  province; honors, Lauretta  tadds.  Grade III: honors John Gordon, Carol Moorhouse, and  Penny Lea Davis.  Grade II: honors, Michael  Moorhouse and Caralee Johnson.       \  Harmony: Grade IV honors;  ^Margaret Williams. .  Baby shower  Mrs. Ian MacLean of Wilson  Creek was the recipient of  many lovely, gifts of baby  clothes, toys and baby nursing  steeds, at a shower* held at the,  Home of Mrs. Ingerin Gibsons  Jiast Wednesday.  Mrs. Ken Inge'r and Mrs.  Neil MacLean were co-hostesses for the surprise shower,  and 22 guests bearing gifts attended, and had an enjoyable  evening of games and fun.  After a pleasant supper  served by the hostesses, Mrs.  MacLean, while overcome by  -the generosity of her, friends,  thanked the. guests .in., a few,  words of appreciation.'.-  ilson Greek  BY  DOROTHY   ERICKSON  Isabel and Josephine Oehoa  from Berkeley, Cal., and formerly of Wilson Creek, spent  several days visiting here.  They called on Mrs. M. Mc-  Nutt and enjoyed- reminiscing  afoout "good old days." They  attended school here and at  Roberts Creek and left some  years ago but in spite of many  changes found the scenery and  old "haunts" still fascinating.  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Taylor  who moved from Port Mellon  into the former Les Chamberlain home at Davis 'Bay have  been very busy with improvements both' inside and out,  whenever they have spare  time. Fishing is Mr. Taylor's  hobby.  Calling on relatives here  and en route to Madeira Park  last week-end were Mr. and  Mrs. Bert Dunfield of Vancouver. Their son and daughter Lynne and Terry will be  remembe-red as they both  worked here during their  high      school     holidays. Now  ���both are married and have  young children. Bert is con-*  nected with a large    construc-  ��� tion   company   which    builds  homes for Kitimat.  He was formerly with Boeing Aircroft war assets and BC  Bridge at Duncan: Bay. Mrs.  Dunfield is a member of., the  Jackson family and spent the  week-end with the Les Wilkinsons at Madeira.Park. '....  The Fred Vigor family was  ,up for a jolly   though    damp  week-end. ���>.-....  A full week of dramatic entertainment on CBC-TV and  radio network lies ahead for viewers and listeners,this summer.  Among the top programs in July and August are: Summer Fallow, Monday night on radio, Tuesday night on television; CBC  Theatre;-CBC Wednesday Night; Drama at Ten, television on  Monday night; and the Sunday night radio show, Summer Stage.  RobertsCreek Mr. L Morrison  A regular schedule for  baby's feeding, bathing, sleeping and exercise is better for  ffae baby and easier on his  mother. .'""��� 7  Last year over two million  pamphlets explaining the nature of cancer and the importance of early diagnosis were  distributed by the Canadian  Cancer Society.  N_E4r^,77:  Dalkeith Sweaters  JALL SHIPMENT JUST IN ��� ALL NEWEST COLORS  i LONG SLEEVED TURTLE-NECKS,  x.  PETER PAN COLLARS,  I PULL-OVERS and CARDIGANS  ]������' (Exclusive to Irene's, at Gibsons)  NEW HOSIERY LINES HAVE ARRIVED:  Stretch-on,  Knee Highs and Seamless Nylons.-  IRENE'S  DRESS SflflPPE  Owned and Operated by Mrs. Vic. Metcalfe  Phone 35 K GIBSONS Theatre Bldg.  No. 1   on  the Phone       No. 1   in  the  Home  SECHELT LOCKERS  Wholesale & Retail Distributors for  FRASER VALE & BIRDSEYE Frozen Foods  and SNOFREZE Ice Cream  Buy Direct & Save!  are you an average family?  AN AVERAGE FAMILY EATS 10 lbs. of MEAT per  Week.  At City Chain Store prices, this will cost you  Per Year  ,...<.  $286  �� ���-���������*  Buying the Same Amount of Meat  from  SECHELT  LOCKERS, and renting a Locker,   costs  $182,   plus  $16 Locker rental.... $198  Showing you a Clear Saving of $88, ��r  OVER 300% Interest on your Locker Investment on  One Item Alone!  Add to this the consderable Savings on GAME, FISH,  FRUITS, etc., and you will see why we say YOU CAN  LIVE BETTER and EAT BETTER at ABSOLUTELY  'NO COST TO YOUU  FRONT }A's  BEEF  35c lb.  Oven Ready  HIND y^s  iEEF  Oven Ready  FRONT *4's  CHOICE  VEAL  Cut In  STEAKS  & ROASTS  FAMILY  PACK  ICE  CREAM  Vz GAL.  All Flavours  BY MRS. M. NEWMAN,  A recent guest at the Gordon Reeves home was Mrs.. C.  White of Victoria. Also a guest  was Keith Reeves who returned iat the end of the week to  his home at Jordan River, accompanied by.. Miss Nonie  Reeves who will visit with her  aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs.  John Reeves.  The July dance sponsored  by the PTA was patronized by  more than 200 dancers, who,  besides enjoying an evening  of fine dance music by Ernie  Prentiss and ' his orchestra,  made a considerable increase  to PTA funds thus enabling  that organization to make  plans for a busy and useful  winter's program.  Miss Pam Byrne of Powell  River is a guest at Mrs. Ruth  Mitchell's home' for a few  weeks joining several Vancouver girls spending vacations  there.  Park Day dawned on a rainy  miserable scene and all thought  of races and sports was put  out of mind,  The ��� crownin,g of Park  Queen, however, took place as  planned. Patsy Lloyd was the  charming queen escorted by  Bill Coles and received her  crown from Past'Queen Jean  Baba escorted by Edward  Campbell. Attendants were  Jean' Gibb and Donna Dan-  roth.  Lovely bouquets for the  Queen and her . attendants  were made by Mrs. J. Rusk  while flowers for decorating  the stand were donated by residents of the community.   .  The races and parade will  be held oh Saturday, August 6  and there will be prizes for the  best costurrtes.  In the evening the Queen  and her attendants were  guests of honor at the dance at  the Community Hall which  was put on by the Hall Board.  A large number attended.  Mr. and Mrs. Reg Eades returned from a trip which took  them to Port Angeles and other American points of interest.  While away they visited A Mrs.  Eades' brother and family in  Victoria and Cowichan Lake.  Mr. and Mrs. Reggie Eades,  with Teddy and Kathie, have  returned to their home in Vancouver following two weeks  vacation at the creek.  Eight kittle campers arrived  at Stratford Camp Sunday  looking for sunshine-. Miss  Sheila Geddes has joined Miss  Barbara Coles to help with the  counselling.  d  ies age  d 68  ;. After an illness of many  i months, Mr. Leonard j^forrison  - of Gibsons died in Vancouver  i General Hospital at the age of  .68 years, on Aug. 1..  He leaves his wife Ada, two  ������������ sons,,Walter of Vancouver and  Len (Ted),    of    Gibsons    and  ��� Vancouver; one daughter, Mrs.  ,W. Mansell of Vancouver, two  i  grandchildren, and, one sister,  . in Sheffield,  England.  Mr. Morrison became known  '   in Gibsons when he  occupied  his home as a summer cottage  ,, for about 15 years. He moved  out  permanently    about    two  . years ago.  The funeral will    be    held  from  Simmons and    McBride  :, Chapel at 2 p.m., Friday, Aug.'  Mrs. Morrison will live with  ��� son Len at 90 So. Skeena St.,  Vancouver.  Mrs. Mina Bell  After a lengthy illness, Mrs.  Mina Bell of Granthams Landing pased away on July 28 at  the age of 54.  Mrs. Bell was a well known  resident of Granthams Landing, having lived there for  some years. She had been hospitalized in Vancouver for the  last few months.  She leaves her husband,  three sisters and one brother.  The funeral service was  held from Nunn and Thomson  Chapel, July 30, the Rev. G.  S. Packham, D.D., officiating.  Frigidaire Division of General Motors tests air conditioned automobiles in a special  wind tunnel which reproduces  summer driving conditions  anywhere in the world.  GIBSONS  Miss Jean Hague has . left.  rtto spend a week at Pony Pastures Camp, at Duncan. She  was accompanied by her  grandmother, Mrs. I. Fynie,  who had spent a month visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Hague,  Seacrest. Jean will return  home" by way of Victoria and  Saltspring Island.  Mr. and Mrs. Porter have  settled in Tom Larson's summer" cottage next door to Sow-  den's, temporarily.  Mrs. Ed Anderson has left  for a holiday in England, with  the children. _ She' was in Gibsons for just a few days before  leaving. ,  Mr. C. (Chuck) Wyndgarden  reports a rainy but pleasant  holiday in Powell River with  his daughter and family. He  visited the limestone quarry,  and the iron mines on Texada  while there. He also reports  seeing nine of Texada's. tiny  deer on the road.  Mr. and Mrs. Neil MacLean  are off on a two weeks' vacation to Seattle and neighboring areas.  7 Ctturcb Services  Aug. 7,  1955  ANGLICAN  Ninth Sunday After Trinity  Si. Bartholomew's,    Gibsons  . 11:00 a.m. Choral Communion  Si, Hilda's, Secheli  11.00 a.m. Morning Prayer  St. Aidan's, Roberis Creek  3.15 p.m. Evensong  No services in the Community  Church,   Port Mellon,    during  month of August.  Si. Mary's, Pender Harbour  11.00 a.m. Divine Service  UNITED  Gibsons  Public  Worship,   11.00 a.m.  Sunday School, 9.45 a.m.  Roberts Creek, 2 p.m.  Wilson Creek  Public Worship, 3.30 p.m.  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  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 Gospel, 3 p.m.  BY MRS. E. LUMSDEN  Mr. and Mrs. Steven Bprno,  Porpoise Bay, have been hosting two ladies from widely  separated parts of the world,  Mrs. B. Greer, Mrs. Borno's  mother from Langley Prairie,  and Mrs. A. Roy travelled  from Norfolk, England.  Mrs. Doug Lister, in Vancouver on a shopping trip with  her mother, Mrs., E. Green,  unexpectedly met Chuck and  Olive Smith, old-time residents  of Halfmoon Bay now living  in Bella Coola. Mr. Smith  worked with. Harold Frostrup  when he logged in the Bay  area years ago. Mrs. Lister  said they were both looking  well and  prosperous.  Mrs. May Barker, manageress of the PA. Coffee Shop in.  Seehelt has returned to work  after an illness which lasted  about, three weeks.  Mr. R. D. Minion, manager  of the Bank of Montreal in Seehelt, is planning to spend two  or three days in Vancouver  with his family before leaving  for Fort Hammond! to visit a  brother who is also manager  of a bank. He, is quite disappointed in the weather, as he  had intended to spend his holidays locally/fishing and, as he  put it,, lazing about; but with  the temporary deluge he  thought they might as well  take the opportunity of travelling.  Terry Nickerson, West Seehelt, left on Thursday, July  28, to visit his sister in Dawson, B.C., whom he has not  seen for nine years. He is undecided whether he-' will look  for work in that area and; perhaps lengthen his .stay.     '-,-  LOTS  OF TURKEYS  All available room for turkeys has been taken up and no  further entries in this class  can be accepted., Thomas Som-  merville, chairman of the^  poultry show; Pacific National  Exhibition, Vancouver, Aug.  24 to ��� Sept. 5, announced;  More than 125 turkeys have  already been accepted for the  show.  xyxmmxxmmmmmm:mmym<*m  EASTERN STAR * MASONIC  at ELPHINSTONE PARK  CHILDREN'S RACES START AT 11 A.M.  :><y:'yrCOME: EARLY! :'"  , !  Don't Say Breati  ��� .   7 * /.;.     '..-.      '   .   .   ���   ���'       ........  Say~ "fc/i-^'A vrTT_T>_����  Norman Stewart  . -/- ���  Local Sales Rep.  !    RE; 1, GIBSONS:  Phone Gibsons 67 A  THIS WEEK-END  OHLYl  3 WASHING MACHINES  TOP OPERATING CONDITION  One of these Machines will tide you over  until you're in the market for a New Washer!  $25  TAKES ONE  GIBSONS HARDWARE LTD.  PHONE GIBSONS 33  Howe Sound Anhual  FALL FAIR  Flowers. Fruits, Vegetables,  Home-Cooking,  Needlework, Handicrafts, etc.  ���' ' '. in ���.���-..-.-���������  School and Adjacent Halls, GIBSONS, B.C.  FRIDAY, August 19 ��� 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  ; Official Opening 8 p.m. August 19  by Community May Queens  Rides and Games Fri. 1 p.m., Aug. 19 through Sat., Aug. 20  Prizes for All Games  SATURDAY, August 20 ��� 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Children's Pet Parade 2 p.m. Saturday,, Aug. 20  Cattle, Poultry, Eitc. Saturday, Aug. 20  DANCE Saturday, August 20, 9 P.M.  Refreshments in School Hall  ,Ways-and-Means Stall ��� Fancy aprons for ladies and  small girls. Candies, etc.  Raffles:  One pair white Woollen Blankets. T-Ckeis, 25^ each.  One pair emb. Pillow Cases. Tickets 3 for 35^  SCHOOL EXHIBITS COMMERCIAL EXHIBITS  Admission to Fair: 25 Cents includes admission to all  Buildngs. Three  Door  Prizes.  Admission to Dance $1 per Ticket BIRTH  Born to Mr. and Mrs. H.  .Nelson, Seehelt, a son on Sunday, July 31, Derrick Leonard,  six pounds one ounce.   -  To. Mr. and Mrs. Barry  Stewart of Vancouver, a son.  Grandparents, the J. P. Stewarts of Gibsons.  PEST CONTROL  Sales of pest control products by Canadian registrants  were valued at an all-tinne  high of $19,456,601 last year,  up 13 percent from $17,219,-  ,899 in 1953 and more than  double the 1947 dollar sales  of $7,200,484.  - Aug. 4 ��� St. Mary's Altar  Society bazaar and sale of  home cooking, United Church  Hall, 1 to 4 p.m.   . /...   .  Aug. 4-5-6-7���Kiwanis Hole-  in-One tournament. Mainil's  Main-Port golf course. Fun for  all; no skill necessary. Anyone  jean compete -���; all equipment  supplied, big prizes, only 25c  to enter, gives you "three chances. All proceeds for Kiwanis  Welfare Fund. ���  ��������� Aug. 5 ��� Roberts Creek;  St. Aiden's Church WA Garden Party, at the home of Mrs.  Long, 2 pirn.  Aug,. 6 r-r    Roberts    Creek  .Community Sports at    Elphinr  stone Park.  .  Races start at 2  p.m.  Aug..713y~~^Roberts. Creek:  Sunshine- Poultry Club Dance.  -Good music.  Aug. 16 ��� WA to Canadian  Legion Seehelt Branch 140 annual summer tea and sale of  work, 2-4.30 p.m., Legion Hall.  Aug. 16 ��� Gibsons: home of  Mrs. Etavis, Headlands VON  Garden Party 2.30 p.m.  Aug. 16 ��� Gibsons: at home  of Mrs. Burt, WI pot luck  lunch, 12 noon picnic meeting.  Aug. 19 ��� Roberts Creek  United Church annual sale  and tea, 2 p.m.  This Week's Special��� Two  Nice Building Lots; near beach  Red Roofs area; both for $1050  very good value.  ;;:������,   Harold Wilson  operating  Totem  Realty  .Phone  Gibsons  44  ��� \/7 Evenings 95J  A Hedley, B.C. Scout, another from Nanaimo, and four  from Vancouver will get free  trips to the Boy Scout Jamboree next month. They were  among the winners in a nationwide esay contest.  The names of British Columbia Boy Scouts who have won  all-expense paid trips to the  Eighth: World Jamboree, 7 at  Niagara-on-the-Lake, Aug. 18 -  28, were annourvoa leday by  Col. T. C- TBatten, Provincial  . Commisioner, the Boy Scouts  Association.  These; six B.C. Scouts are  among 50 winners from across  Canada in an essay contest  sponsored by the Bank of  Nova Scotia in co-operation  with the Boy Scouts Association. The bank will pay transportation and all expenses of  ten days at, the Jamboree for  these ��cout winners.  Selected on the basis of the  best essays submitted oh 'What  it Means to be a Boy Scout,'  the winners in, British Columbia are: '" : '' ���"' ''������    :'''���*' '7 y  A D S  CARDS OF THANKS  ���'.'��� We wish to express our sih-  <;ere thanks and appreciation  to our many friends and neighbors who7 gave their kindness,  sympathy, and beautiful floral  offerings, during our bereavement in the sudden death of  our dear husband and father,.  with..special thanks to Drs.  Swan; and Playfair, the Rotter  I_oggihg^bmpany, the Rev.:  CJanbhs Grleefie and Oswald,  the Graham Funeral Home,  and io < ai�� who helped us' so  famuch; Patricia Ness, and Bev-  erly.^ v;.:.y      *. -     a  ,j George 7 and , Elsie Mead  would like to express their  sincere thanks to everyone for  their, kindness and generosity  sinpe their misfortune.  We can only say thank you.  for all   you   have    done,    although the feeling goes deeper;  Thanks also for all the    inquiries made constantly about  the recovery; and to those who/  have visited the hospital.  Thanks to all who order  their Coast News through 'me.  Please leave same and news  for my column at Davis Bay  PO. D. Erickson.  I wish to thank all. those  who sent floral offerings for  the funeral of my late wife,  Muriel Johanson. Cards and  Flowers received from friends.  Your sympathies are very  much appreciated.  Gunnar Jbhanson.  ANNOUNCEMENT  Kiwanis Hole-In-One Tournament. Open to anyone, only  takes 25c to enter. Might win.  you $25 to $50. All equipment  supplied. See our Ad in this  issue Coast News. Totem Realty.  HELP  WANTED ~~T:  Want to make extra money  for clothes, holidays or that  new car? Full and part time  men and women wanted to  sell beautiful unbreakable  dishes. . Ready acceptance for  people with families. Reply to  Box 101, 231 Examiner Building, Calgary, for full particu-  lars.A ���     ��� 7 .-  EMPLOYMENT  INFORMATION  DO YOU WANT WORK?  DO YOU NEED HELP?  Place  your   Requirements   for  Female  Help with  WHITAKER & REYNOLDS  Cherry Whitaker's  Office  Box 126, Seehelt  Phones: days, Seehelt 63..  evenings, 81C or 78R.  37 ���  WANTED  TO  RENT  Immediately: A tw�� - bedroom home in Gibsons area,  by a young couple with two  small; children/ 7 Reply to Box  429, Coast News. 32  NOTARY PUBLIC   -  Gibsons Since 1945  John Coleridge Realty  The  Oldest Established Office  (Immediately South of the  Post Office)  Notary Public  Sales,'. Conveyancing,, Management  Agent for.  the   Official  iy      Administrator etc.  Connection with important  \f        Vancouver Realtors.  'Local Office DVA and VLA  FOR RENT  ��� Fully furnished. 2-bedroom  house, full plumbing, oil range  and small rockgas range. For  rent Sept. 1. $40 a month. Apply Mrs, J. W. Potts, Pender  Harbour, B.C.    > ���.-.���_���/������; -.32  WORK WANTED  Spray and ���> brush painting;  also paperhang**\g'. J. Melhus.  Phone   Gibsons  33. 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  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. tfn  UPHOLSTERING ,  WHY throw those old chairs  away? Have them re-upholstered! Phone Seehelt 30S;  evenings 7.4. 31  FOR SALE  .Used ranges, electric, coal &  wood, and oil; A gdod choice  at low prices. Parker's Hardware, Seehelt. tfn  Mercury Marine V8 engine  and a Star marine motor,  also a 16 ft. boat, 6 hp air cooled B&S engine. Phone 120R,  Gibsons. 31  For Immediate Sale: Used  Refrigerator, Washer, Radio  with record player, sewing  machine, saddle, other items.  Phone 20U2 after 7 p.m.       31  16x16 wall tent, good condition, $45.00. A. Petrie, RR1,  Gibsons. 31  ~.        FIREWOOD  Large Loads $7  Delivered    Immediately  Sucre   Lumber   Co.  Phone Gibsons 151 or 155  tfn  BUDGIES  All Colors, Talking Strain  C. P. Ballentine  Pbone Gibsons  127      tfn  ~~ WOOD  Alder or Fir  Also Slab Wood  SERVICE FUELS  Ran Vernon  Phone Gibsons 28W  Also Sand & Gravel Products  Sheep's wool, new clip. C.  P. Ballentine, Gibsons 127. tfn  Johnson Iron Horse motor,  used to run washing machine,  not required how as electricity  used. In first class condition.  Price $30; Single bed, consisting of bed ends; side rails,  spring and mattress (3 ft. bed),  $20. B. L. Cope, Roberts  Creek, B.C.  1 table, 6 chairs, $12; 1 kitchen table, $2; end table and  lamp, $1.50; 1 electric iron, $2;  1 electric washer, $12; 1 double bed, $10; 1 hot plate, $3; 1  record player, $10; 1 car�� battery, $3; 1 baby's crib, $8; 1  battery radio ,$8. Phone Gibsons 84W.  FOR SALE (Continued)  Stove    with    Kee-Mac      oil-  burner, $115. Immaculate condition. Also separate hot water  tank and oil stand. Mrs. Poteet  phone 97C, Seehelt. tfn  ;,, FRYERS ��� Choice Heavy  Breed. '49c lb. dressed. One  day's notice required. Wyngaert Poultry Farm,    Gibsons,  . 10.7H. 31  14 ft. outboard hull with  brand new 1955 IVz hp Eyin-  rude, $575. Phone George Williams, Gibsons 9tJ. 31  Three. US Army bed mosquito nets. Phone Gibsons 94V.  ; Robert   Vincent    Calderoni,  10, of Box 35, Hedley, B.C.  iHarvey Borden, 17, 'of 4715  West 4th Ave., Vancouver 8;  Wayne  Stilling,  15,   of 928,  Townsite Rd., Nanaimo.  ���   Eddie Jackson, 14, of 233 W.  Second St., North Vancouver:  : ~ TMalcolm Wilkinson,  15,    of/  1227 Walnut St., Vancouver.  Donald Michael Sinclair, 16,  of 331, 36th Ave., Vancouver.  "We conducted this essay  cohtest because we realized  how much attendance at the  Jamboree could mean to a  Canadian Boy Scout," said a -  bank spokesman. "The essays  themselves certainly warranted the project."  ���Their enthusiasm for the  Scout movement and their  pride that Canada is host this  year to.the world-wide Jamboree are evidenced by these  Boy Scout essayists. As one  prize-winning essay writer put  , it: "This year in Canada we  shall see Scouting in action.  Though orators and journalists  may strive to put the essence  of Scouting in words, only at  such a Jamboree will we finally realize what it means to be  a Scout."  Among the 50 winners were  15-year-old twins in Montreal  and a new Canadian: Scout in  Toronto who arrived from  Germany just a year ago.  Selma Park  BY MRS. C. BYERS  Mr. and Mrs. Killam of Ker-  risdale are staying at the home  of Mr. and .Mrs.-- Sherriff for  the month of August while the  Sherriffs are holidaying in  Victoria.  Mr. and Mrs. Bruskshaw and  family have moved into their  new cottage to spend their holidays.  Mrs. Wakefield has been entertaining former neighbors  from  Port  Alberni. .  Mr., and Mrs. Temple have  returned from a visit. on the  Island/having stayed at Nam-  oose Bay, Courtenay and Victoria.  Coast News Aug. 4, 1955. 5  Rev. and Mrs. J. E. Shannon and daughter Maretta of  West Summerland are staying  with Mrs. Shannon's parents,  Mr. and Mrs. Temple.  Mr. and Mrs. William Schott  are welcoming a new son, Roy  William, born July 27 at Vancouver.  Mrs. Braun Sr. has gone to  Vancouver to say good bye to  her daughter Mary who, with  her sons, is moving ta Regiiia  to join her husband, Mr. Harris  Neubaur. .     %  Miss Muriel Martin,  former  nurse with the VON, is guest  at the home of   Mrs.    Isabel  - Gilbert.  WE ARE SELLING  Our goods  so  fast  We are  unable to  list them  ��       ������ ��� - *   -       - - -  So come in  and see  What we  have  on the floors  JAY-BEE FURNITURE & APPLIANCES  Gibsons, B.C.  D  anny honored  on anniversary  A group of friends were  guests of Mr. and Mrs. Danny  Smith, at�� Danny's .Dining  Room, to celebrate last weekend, the -first anniversary of  the opening of their dining  place.  An    excellent    dinner   was  Hopkins    Landing:    coming    served.   There   were toasts to  into its own. Still one orJ;wo   N Danny and Evelyn, and wishes  good buys. Better act now before it's too late. Totem Realty, Gibsons. '  See" the world's finest knitting yarns at PNE Manufacturers' BuOding. Send 10c for 200  sample fringes. Eleanor Violet,  2588-D, Alma Rd., Vancouver  8, B.C.    34  Three good lots;    just road  between them and beach. Nor-  West Bay, only $825 each..Tot-  em Realty at Gibsons.   9 cu. ft. refrigerator, freezer  construction, .suitable for summer home, etc., $75 or best offer. T��� H. Parrish, Seehelt.  One only splendid building  lot Gower waterfront. It's a  real bargain. Totem Realty at  Gibsons.   Best buy,, on Seehelt highway: 26 1/2 acres land; over  400 foot highway frontage,  grand water supply, comfortable house, barn, guest cottage, * large double garage,  some $2000 or over worth of  standing timber. Everything  offered for only $6500. Terms  $2500 down balance as rent.  It's a bargain. ; Totem. Realty,  Gibsons.    One 4x12 Planer. If interest--,  ed, phone Gibsons 74V2.        31  59 good building lots; easy  terms; all in this area. Priced  from $195 up. Totem Realty  at Gibsons.   One way clutch for small  inboard. New condition, $15.  Phone Seehelt 40. 32  Good "Woodcrest" oil stove,  practically new. Cold pack  canner, small coal or wood  heater. Galvanized tub, Winnipeg couch ��� sleeps two, double bed ��� good mattress. Garden hose, etc.; See Mrs. Bread-  en, next to  RCMP barracks.  TV expanding  throughout world  There are three times as  many - television stations in the  world, and nearly twice as  many receivers, as there were  only two years ago. Stations  are broadcasting from 38 countries, as against 27 countries  in 1953, and a further 20 countries have plans to introduce  television within the near future.  These, facts are given by the  United Nations Educational,  Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) in a 1955 supplement just released, to "Television; A World Survey"  which was > published by Unes- :  co in 1953.  fOr their continued success.  Stories, mostly with a broad  Scots flavor, were interspersed  with plans for the future, and  comments on accomplishments  tovdate.  ; "Bouquets and a lovely potted begonia were received  fromt well wishers, and a special bouquet" for Danny,- made  up of fresh garden vegetables,  was presented. '���  Both Danny and TSvelyn feel  that the year's hard work has  been well worth while and the  future looks promising.  TRY THE B& J  at HALFMOON BAY  Libby s  Quality Specials  ���'   .���  ��� ������'.'���'. x' -    ���...������������; .. ���''���   - ' '��������� I  15 OZ. PORK & BEANS ..,...,.-......  19c  20 OZ. PORK & BEANS  ..._........-.....-...:..: J. .. 23c  28 OZ. PORK & BEANS ....--- 32c  PREPARED MUSTARD   ,~  He  CATSUP -      -        - 25c  TOMATO JUICE 48   OZ  36c  PINEAPPLE JUICE, 20 QZ. ............................................... _14c  NABOB COFFEE, per lb.   -  95c  PALMOLIVE SOAP, regular,   THREE for 25c  CIGARETTES, per Carton plus tax  - $2.98  PHONE YOUR ORDER TO I0M  ANNOUNCEMENT  I have been fortunate in obtaining the services of ARCH.  MAINWARING whom you have known for the past twenty years.  Mr. Mainwaring is a licensed Real Estate Salesman for this,  office and between the two of us we will continue to give you good and  reliable Service.  We welcome War Veterans' business. Bring your Pension  Forms for Attestation.'  JOHN COLERIDGE REALTY  The Oldest Established Offices  Gibsons,' B.C.  ___��^T'f^  g^^^^^S^T-S^g  mum  <_!��?_-__?��A_j_^_^9_i<��_^_^o_f-^_Q_^75^>_._j��A��_>  SAVE $100 HERE!  ONE ONLY  KELVINATOR  DeLuxe Magic Cycle  REFRIGERATOR  5-Year Guarantee  $2 89!  9-6 Cu. Ft. Capacity. 50 Lb. Freezer Chest.  Pastel   Blue   and   Chrome ' Interior   Finish.  At   This   Low   Price    on   the    Famous   VKDR   ModeL  No Trade-Ins, Please. Phone Gibsons 33. 6 Coast News Aug. 4, 1955.  Oil company  changes name  The Socony - Vacuum oil  Company of Canada Limited  will change its corporate name  to Mobil Oil of Canada Limited on August 1, H. R. Moor-  ihah, general manager of the  company announces.  Its headquarters office in  Calgary, formerly the Barron  Building have been re-named  the Mobil Oil Building. The  company will continue its exploration and producing activities in the Canadian West and  its automotive and industrial  lubricants will continue to be  distributed by Imperial Oil  Limited.  "The chief purpose of the  change," Mr, Moorman declared, "is to link our company's  name more closely with our  products, many of which cpn-  tain the word -'mobil' in their  brand name." ���__   MURDOCH'S  MARINE SUPPLIES  Dealer For  SCOTT - ATWATEfft  OUTBOARD  MOTORS  ^GENERAL"  77rai#TS ' '.  MONAMEL ��� jMONOSEAL  ��� --    MARINE   PA&TS ���''  PENDER  HARBOUR  l^idhe liyj     '���'  The longer look that3is the  current word on the silhouette  is interpreted' in this dressmaker jacket suit of medium  gray wool. The look is achieved by means of the lengthened:  tabs which originate from the  binding at the shoulders. The  ��ah&ihg' follows; a TV-iihe to  the waist, then turns outward  and longer i)bari the peplum. A  harrow black patent leather  belt marks the normal waistline. There is a pink rose at  the wide open neckline. The  skirt is straight and narrow.  Business and  Professional  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  '",: irSlNSlEA "  ACCOUOTING SERVICE  All Types of Accounting  Problems.Expertly Attended  Village Enterprises TBldg.  Seehelt  Office Open 9 a.m.���-5 p.m.  Daily      Phone Seehelt 98J -"'  P.O. Box 38,  Gibsons  LAW OFFICES  Hutcheson, Mai tland & Legg  Barristers   and. Solicitors  Seehelt Office  AGGETT AGENCIES  Saturdays only  12 Noon to 5 p.m.  Phone 55R  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  BUILDING    BULLDOZING  CONTRACTING  Ran Vernon.  R.R.   1,   Gibsons  Phone. 26W  CLEANERS     :  PENINSULA    CLEANERS  Cleaners  for  ihe   Seehelt  Peninsula  Phone:  Gibsons   100  BEAUTY  SALONS      '  SECHELT  BEAUTY    SALON  For Appointments  Phone Seehelt 95 J  HOURS:   10   a.m. to  5  p.m.  PLUMBING ~~  MARSHALL'S  PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons  134.  104 or 33  GIFT STORE   ,  Notions���Cards-^Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  THRIFTEE    STORES  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  Headquarters For Wool  ELECTRICAL WORK  Home and v; Industrial r^W.iring  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  MACHINISTS  HILL'S   MACHINE    SHOP  Mobilized  Welding  Welding Anywhere ���r Anytime  Expert    Tradesmen  Precision    Machinists  Phone 54 Residence 78  RADIO ~ "~" ~7  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  REFRIGERATION  SALES and SERVICE  Commercial ��� Domestic  25 Years' Experience  A.  M.  CAMPBELL  SECHELT 83 W  k_  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  Telephone engineers will  begin path testing in August  between sites of 12 mountain  radio relay stations, in .the rugged B.C. portion of what will  be the longest single microwave system in the world.  Designed to provide television channels and long distance  telephone circuits over a 3,800  mile route from Vancouver to  Sydney, N.S., the network will  be operated by the . meiriber  cpmpanies of the Trans-Canada Telephone System.       ;  Aerial   surveys  of ������ the   proposed sites were \ made earlier  this year,  and  more recehtly  engineers have been    carrying  out 'preliihinary''tests on;   the  grounid, i^ing special 7 mirrors  to establish lihe:pf-sight paths  between the,   projected    relay  stations.  ... Actual' radio    path  testing will entail  the use of  pbrtable;r 2d6-f06t   towerst 7, and  assptiated    radio     equipment.  Cohstractipn of the B.C.,7r see-  '. tiofi of the system. ;wili  \ post  liiore1 fe^*$p'ffi��xp(i(li: and    is  expected to take: three years to  complete.  proposed relay sijtes include  Burnaby Mpmitainf Sumas  Mountain, Hope7(Ruby>��reek),  Blackweli,. i^ountam,.. Mapjning  Park; HecUey, Anarcpist Mountain., Phoenix, Mount Santa  Rosa in,the Trail, area. Lost  Creek/ near Salmd; Thompson  Mountain, near Creston, Moyie  Mauntain and Morrissey Ridge  near Ferhie. -a  Known as TD-2,, the projected microwave system will provide additional lo'iag distance  telephone circuits to supplement existing landlihe facilities, as well as television  channels. Television caiinot be  carried1 on standard lorn* distance lines, but requires ^the  use of microwave equipment  or coaxial cable.,  The additional telephone  circuits will be a further step  toward continent - wide direct  dialing of long distance calls.  The microwave systei^ii-v^ill be  equipped to transmit television  in either black and white or  color.  Cities already served or to  be connected include Vancouver, Edmonton^ Calgary, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Fort  William, Port Arthur, Tim-  miris, Sudbury, North Bay,  Toronto, Peterborough, Kingston, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec  City, Saint John, N.B., and  Halifax and Sydney, N.S. Further extensions can be made  t0 connect other points along  the route when required.  The Toronto - Ottawa - Montreal - Quebec links are . already in operation, and the  Toronto- Winnipeg connection  will be the next section to go  into service. This is expected  to be completed by the fall of-  next year, while the 800-mile  Winnipeg - Regina - Calgary  section is scheduled to go into  service early in 1957. The 710-  mile Quebec - Saint John -  Sydney links are slated for  completion in mid-1957.  Recognized by engineers as  the toughest stretch in the  3800-mile route due to the  mountainous terrain, the B.C.  portion of the system is expected to take about three  years to complete.  Many of the relay stations"  in B.C. will be located at the  4500-foot level or higher and  several of these will be situated at altitudes of approximately 7000 feet. In many  cases access roads will have to  be built through rugged /terrain in which snow conditions  are described as  "heavy."  The TD-2 microwave system  operates on a line-of-sight basis  on frequencies between 3700  and 4200 megacycles. It permits the "stacking" of 120'  telephone circuits above television signal, or, if television  is not used, makes it possible  to operate between 480 and  600 message circuits, depending on technical variables.  The stations are spaced an  average of 28 miles over the  entire route and sites are chosen s0 that there is no obstruction between stations. Accessibility for maintenance is also  an important factor in the selection of the sites. The toAyers  carrying the antennas vary in  weight up to 115 tons, depending on height required, which  in turn depends on elevation  of the site.  "What diet regime would  you suggest for an adult to  keep in good physical condition?"  I was interviewing a man  who has learned by practical  experience, and whose physical prowess and fine. physical  condition prove the worth of  his words ;��� the former world  heavyweight champion, Jack  Dempsey.  Lemon and Water  "First, the, juice of a lemon  in a glass of warm water on  rising," he replied. ��� "It's a  gobd natural cleanser. And' always an apple on retiring, for  the same reason.  "Of course, there should be  plenty 6t Qesjx air, day and  night, and people should have  iiine hours of sleep, or as much  more as they like, I believe in  sleeping until you want to get  up  "How ibout breakfast?"  University of Sydney, Australia, conferred an7 honorary  Doctor of Laws degree oh tTni-  versity of tt.il. president -Dr.  Norman A. M. MacKen/ie1 at  recent 7 (June 14) convocation  ceremonies.  Dr. JMaeKen?ie; told Australian students 7 gradyatirig in  law and medicine that "relations of human, beings, inter-  -iatipna-ly between nations,  domestically between groups  atid classes, and on an individual basis, is of supreme importance."  He urged them "not only to  serve clients and make a living; but to understand these  relationships of men and women and qt nations j and on, the  basisl of understanding rather  than of violence, to find solutions* "  The degree conferred on Dr.  Mackenzie was his 11th honorary Doctor of Laws degree.  He has also -been awarded the  honorary LL.D. degree -by the  universities of New Brunswick, Toronto, Ottawa, ,Bris-  ,7toi, Alberta,^ Glasgow, D.alhqu-  sie; St. Francis Xayier, Mc-  Gill, and Mount Allison.  The president is spending  the summer lecturing at Australian universities.  "Indoor workers should  have a light breakfast��� fruit  or fruit juice; toast Or rolls; a  cereal with milk, or eggs; and  coffee or tea. Outdoor workers  need more thafi that. Lunch,  too, I believe, should be a light  meal. A bowl of soup ' (real  soup, not hot water), plenty of  raw vegetables in a salad with  a little chopped egg for garnish. Serve whole wheat bread  with this, and stewed or fresh .  fruit for dessert,  "As t0 dinner," Mr. Dempsey concluded, "eat -Whatever  you like, but keep the foods  plain and1 cook them so that  all the food value is. retained.  Eat only a few fried foods. Use  bread a day old. Eat lightly of  sweets.  "If. you. want dessert, make  a whole meal o�� it,   but then  don't eiat the mkin course?' ;  Dinner With  Jack Dempsey  Tossed Salad iwith  Chopped HardiCooked Egg  Stewed Chicken and  Vegetables in Broth  Baked Grapefruit /  ', Cinnamon  Style  Coffee Tea Milk  All Measurements are Level  Recipes Proportioned to Serve  FeUif7to:S.xri;7     ��� '�����������  Tossed Salami with Chopped  Hard-cooked Egg:&;Pr6pare- a1  salad bowl    of    crisp    greens  shredded beets,7 ce^^;j��ijS|ye,  lions, jchicpry, slicedi; tomatoes,  chopped green and   red   peppers, -and;youftg onions.' 'Four  in French dressing to moisten;  toss with a salad fork anc.  spoon. Serve garnished with  chopped hard-boiled egg.  Stewed Chicken and Vegetables in Broth: Boil sectionec.  all-purpose, chicken in salted  water to half cover, with 3"  stalks of celery1 (or celery  hearts), young onions, young  carrots and egg noodles. Serve  with the natural broth in soup  plates. If desired, a pound of  lean beef may be_ added for  flavor and to fortify soup.  Baked Grapefruit Cinnamon  Style: Serve either as ah 'appetizer or dessert. Prepare halves-  of grapefruit as usual; - 'dust  with sugar and cinnamon;  bake in a slow oven until well  heated throughout.  '."..',Trick oif 'the/.Chef'_.-,;;  Season stewed' chicken'.., anci  vegetables\ with a litUe. drield  tarragon.  It's Summer  Holiday Season  H AS��:_W_}  3  ARE READY WITH  ;Hxi'^v  T-SHIRTS  SHORTS  Novelties. &   Souvenirs .:  ���'���'y;$^$M^:. ....  Harbour    ,-._  W Fast Trips  Average annual earnings of  railway employees in Canada  decreased by 1.3 percent last  year to $3,371, from $3,416 in  1953. The 1952 average was  $3,126.  Fastest Across the Strati  DEPARTURES EVERY TWO HOURS QN THE,  EVEN HOUR/* A.M.^MI0fH6HT  FROM BOTH HORSESHOE BAY. AND NANAIMO  IV. af 6am, 8,10,12 noon, 2 pm, 4,6,8,10,12 mid.)  (Daylight Saving Time) ���  lilack "Ball Vj-ncouvef City ferry terounsl is at; Hrisesho*  Bay, West Vancouver, 14 miles from downtown Vancouver      T  via Georgia St., Lions Gate Bridge and West Shore Dnv^   - f. \  NO   RESERVATIONS REQUIREd  Passengers���Automobiles���Trucks x  �� MOM fOR ALl-RIDl  BLACK BALL  When the  that   tlie  are dry; remember  you carry i�� a.  The damage a,  miniature  single )^v (^ ! can do 13 beyond telief.  o��cr  It can put thousands of  of work, kill. ^|^^ ^ake  become useles^i^FA^1* Handle ��a  i^>\with dare It's a..dangerous weapon.  Prevent Forest Fires  MacMIUAM & BLOEDEl UMITED-Here today and here tomorrow  h  n *olice Court  ��� Daniel Maclntyre of Selma  Park was found guilty of consuming beer in a public place,  the Seehelt highway, and was  iined $50 and costs, in Magis-,  trate Johnston's court last  week.  7A juvenile found guilty    of  speeding  at Port Mellon was  fined $10 and * costs,  and had  bis driver's license suspended   .   ���   ���       -.t .- - v  ."v., \       ZrL      -l~      i        ravine. No one was  seriously  indefinitely..   The  charge also   .j���^i_��*/��;������*��� ��_o.w* ~,*~>is~*Z  Ion was fined $25 and    costs,  for driving without due   care  and attention    near    Seaview.  Cemetery, when-he drove his  car. into, a ditch, and about 50  feet into the bush.  Paul Jphanson of Gibsons  pleaded not guilty, to a charge:  of driving without due . care  and attention when he drove  through the checkerboard sign ���  near the S-turn, west of Gibsons, and landed his car in the  sM_-r'  Jewish philosopher, once wrote Coast News Aug. 4, 1955. 7  a sentence  of  profound    wis-     ; ��� ��� -  dbm: "The   greatest   treasure  in life is not what, which for  included driving without due  6areXand attention and causing about $400 damage to the  -'Car.'7..  ���-; Fines of $25 and costs for  ^exceeding speed limits on the  Seehelt highway were paid by  JRichard Gray of WilsOn Creek,  Arnold Obester of Powell Rivers. James Spraklen of Vancou��  vet and Nicholas Geraja of  Wildwood.  Illegal, parking   in    Gibsons  cost Herbert Tweed    $2    and  COStS.      ��� v    .-'/ .\-  James O'Shea of Port   Mel-  injured, but the car was badly,  damaged. Johansbn was found  guilty, and fined $50 and costs.  John Cattanach of Gibsons  was given a three-month' suspended "sentence, ,and interdicted, following" a disturbance  in a home in Gibsons.  Two minors were fined $25  and costs for hot having prbpj  er liability insurance.' Both  were involved in car mishaps.  Dr. Joseph. Parker,    a fam- clusiyeness. Jesus said: "Many  ous  British .-preacher  of    last that are first shall be last, and  century, said: "In tne; realm of the last first." What a'reversal  moral  affairs, every; man can of human judgment. Jesus was  be  a king, and every woman' chiefly interested in the last,  a queen." '   .                           -.-. the least and lowest;  In    other    departments     of it is too bad'that so many  life it is different. The  intel- of.us are satisfied to    be    so  Kleindale district  ��� ���<  JOHN J. DUNKIN  Doctor of Optometry  906  Birks Building  yANCbUVEIl, BC.  VS  Wher^ to Eat  "" Gibsons  in  Kum-A-Gen   '-  Coffee Shop   ..  ;;;-: Offers .Lunches,' Snacks; .,'  JGtobd Honie-Coofceil Meals  Convenient,   Pleasant  i        Below Pbs. Office  i       AN^E    GARY  * - - ��      ...  .������" X.   .Tj.,^1--.f.^Ov.ji.v>_,'.._ X J. .':���. '. ''���..'  SPECIALS  Hamburgers Deluxe  )yf   ^yC^Sy.xyyy-y-  Excellent Meals  FERRYCAFE  y Theatre Bldg.,  Gibsons  Visiting at the home of Mr.  and Mrs. Roy Duesenbury and  family is Mrs. Duesenbury's  mother,    Mrs. H. Duesenbury,  Sr..   ���;���...'.���������....   . .  Len   and    Marlene    Dubois,  . brought home a fine catch of  iSpririg salmon. Some say the  fishing is swell; .       )  Guests" of ;Mri and Mrs.  Daray 1 Harris is. Mrs. Edith  Davis,- mother of Mrs. Harris,  andT, sister Joan of Nanaimpj.  former residents of Pender  Harbour.  Mr; and Mrs., Walker Sr.  and daughter Shirley have  been visiting at the home ' of  their son and daughter-in-law,  Mr. and' Mrs. Alan Walker of  Enterprise Valley.  Visiting their parents^ Mr.  and;'Mrs;7 Jirn 7Phillips, are  Mr: and Mrs. Earl Wallace,  , and; children, of Vancouver.  West and TMiss Diane Duesen-  thethome of 'Mr. and .Mrs.  Charles SundCjuis^t .. was Mrs.  C.iE. Rathbone of Tete Jaune  Cache, B.C. It' was Mrs. Rath-  bone's first visit to the Sunshine Coast.     :  Three of"    the    local    girls,  TMiss TBev:. Dubois, Miss Shirley  lectiial  is   the  partial;   a   few  stand prominently. The rest of  us are ordinary or even  dunces. I can remember, that as a  boy I always seemed to be in  the middle  of    the    class    at  schobl. I once got to the head  of the class; myf mother nearly  had a fit and my', dad was so  thrilled he gave.; me a sixpence.  Sixpences were scarce in our  house, and I can itill remember what-1 did with, that one.  The social is partial;  thank.  God this, isn't  as   true   as: it,   friend  was,    but still some  consider  themselves to   be the  "cream  of society," and the rest of us  "skim milk." Even in the democratic United .States  as well  as' our own Canada, there    is  a good deal of classification.  very ordinary when we ', have  a chance to be outstanding. At  an agriculturalfair, a man became  . angry     when   .awarded second prize for his produce. . He tore the card up declaring   that    if   he    couldn't  have first place he    wouldn't  take anything.      I    remember  once exhibiting something    at  a. little fair in the north country and being    pleased   with  "highly      recommended?'       I  think the judge was a personal  one to possess the rest - must  lose, but where all can possess  alike, and where one man's  wealth promotes his neighbor's."  ���  If you are a moral king or  queen, no one else is poorer  but vastly richer because of it.  This is brie realm 7 in life  where there is a crown for  everybody: .'".'.���.7: ..'.,.������ X. .-������ .  Our   quotation today, is  by  Booker Ti Washington:   ' Suc-  ��� cess is not iheasured. by ������" the  heights  attained,    but by the  difficulties overcome.  Archer Wallace has published another of his 'string of  books dealing with the .comforting side of life. This book  is  titled In   Grateful Remem  brance and is filled with comfort and assurance for the bereaved. Mr. Archer, whom the  editor has known for some  years, has sent an autographed  copy and no finer explanation,  of the contents of the book  will be found than the foreword written by Archer,'.Wallace. Here it is:  "The chapters which make  up this book were written for  those whose privilege it is to  bring healing to. ail who are  bereaved. Also many bereaved  families will find in these  pages a continuing source of  Christian comfort and assurance."  There are 51 short stories in  the book and each one of them  an inspiration.  When it comes to moral affairs, there is"'a chance for  every man and Woman alive,  to be eminent; here is no ex-  BY MRS. A. A. FRENCH  Mrs. E.    E.    Redman    was  hostess , at, a shower in honor  of Miss Betty    Berry.      Gifts  were dispensed by little Kathy    For  instance, we    all    inhale  Berry and Patsy SmUrthwaite    germs at one time or another;  Lorenti of Pisa,    a    famous  painter of* the' middle    ages,  painted a picture of the resurrection in which    King  Solomon is seen puzzled    because  he. didn't, know whether he belonged to the group    on    the  right, or on the left.Th6re  was so much good in Solomon  that was offset by some sinis-'  ter qualities, that he is one of  the   "Problematic   Characters"  of    history;    not    thoroughly  good and not ��11 bad ������ half  andhalf.  The trouble with being halfhearted in the realm of religion is that it is    dangerous.  WIZARD'S  STOKE.  RUNNING SHOES & SANDALS���ALL SIZES  WHITE SHOES FOR LADIES & CHILDREN  MEN'S CALK AND WORK BOOTS  WHITE t_ANDBAGS--A SMART VARIETY  PHONE 25 S      ���     SECHELT  from a beautifully decorated  chest. Guests were Mrs. A. E.  'Genower, Mrs. W. K. Berry,  Mrs. Alec Gibson, Mrs. A7  Aselstine, Mrs. W. B. Billings-  ly, Mrs. N. Macklin) Mrs. A.  Wilson, Mrs. Jack Redman,  Mrs. D. Clampitt, Mrs. A. Redman, Mrs. M. MacFarlane,  Mrs. R. Reid, Mrs. M. Nordby,  Mrs. J. MacCrea, Mrs. G. Hansen, Mrs: H. Wood,  Mrs.     R;-  it isn't a pleasant thought but  it is true. The healthy man  throws them off because he  has what is called by doctorsf  "the energy of health." A sickly 'man frequently cannot  throw germs off, and" may  succumb to them. There is  such a thing as "the shield of  health."  When .our moral life is   robust we can throw off mala-  fy&im 44 Atouify&, fan  u ^SJfS^-^rhe Pas^ week at    w��ia^ Mrs. J^ Smurthwaite;    die's because" temptations "Ire  >-. Dining R^pmJf yyX  ��RY   OUI.   SPECIALTIES  Breast of Chicken  Fresh" B.GSalmqn  "WHERE  QUALITY  V..:-      COUNTS"    ���/...  Phone GIBSONS 140  bury left :f6r^ Vancouver where M-; j. Buller and Mrs. W. El-  they are taking their accord- j^ ;  ion exams. All,, three are stu- Bruce Redman is in Van-  dents of IVIrs.i Plumridge's ac- CouVer fOr'a feiv;days and will  c?^?n college at Seehelt. Ac- board the tug Sea-Swell where  .ecmjpanying them to Vancoii- he "win spend part of the  7ve_-were Mr. and Mrs. Oliver ^obl'vacatitm with his uncle:  Dubois and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Mrs. Charles Ralston is in  ^i68*'                               - Vancouver to visit her sister,  '���'    ���       ~7X~~    7~~     ���. ,    '���_   , Mrs.  Norman White who  has  , Experiments by Fisher Body * h&�� m f6r some : time.    Mrsf  turned!   aside.  NOVELTIES  SOUVENIRS  TOYS  PHONE  SECHELT  96 K  engineers reveal that if a car  with a white top and a car  with a black top are parked  side by: side . iri the {sun, the  lighter topped car will remain  15 degrees cooler inside;  AT  WE CAN  /  GLOTHE THE FAMILY,  FROM BABY TO GRANDPA!  COLORFUL DENIM WEAR:     /  Ladies' Blouses���$2.95. Jackets���$3.98.  :'.', Shirts, Pedal Pushers & Slacks  ,    Children's Bright Denims  Bathing Suits, Beach Play Suits i  "LOLIPOP" Shirt Waists for Children  ..!'. Crisp Nylon���No Ironing-���$1.50  PHONE 29 J  SECHELT  White is well known to us in  Seehelt. The White family  spent its summers here for  over 30 years.  Mr. J. Dunbar of Vancouver is the guest of Mr. and  Mrs. F. French.  Elvina Joe . and Clarence  Joe, children of Mr. and Mrs.  Clarefrice Joe are both in St."  Miary's Hospital.  Npreen Billy, daughter of  Mr7 arid-Mrs. Moses Billy has  been in St. Mary's" Hospital  but is novy back home, and; getting along nicely. \,  Mr. and Mrs. W. L.TBillings-  ��� ley are on holiday in Vancouver and interior. Grandma and  . Grandad, Mr. and Mrs. W. B.  Billingsley will look after the  young fry in their absence.  Mrs. E. 7Cooper of Vancouver is visiting; her daughter  and son-in?law, Mr. and Mrs.  Harry Billingsley;>..-���,.  Mr, and Mrs. 7E. Redman is  in Vancouver for a two-month  visit.- ���(;���'. ',:.--'  Mrs. Frank French is visiting her cousin CPO and Mrs.  Jack Spelman in North ^Vancouver. ..  Mr.  and Mrs. Alec McKay,,  of Vancouver, is., visiting Mrs.  Margaret Gibson,. ;     ;~;   v 7  Visiting the John. Whyte  .family is Mr. Whyte's sister,  Mrs. M. Pierce of Ottawa, Mr.  and Mrs. M. Cook and Mr. and'  Mrs. J. Whyte of Lasqueti Island.  SPECIAL   "  GOME^ IN AND SEE THESE AT  OUR SPECIAL PRICES !!  CONTINENTAL BEDS RESTMORE SPRINGS  .    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This advertisement is. not published or displayed by '  i! the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia  ;; ' RAILWAY   V^P^ERS  ' The number    employed    by  Canadian railways dropped by  7.4 percent last year to 196,307  from 211,951  in  19537  Aluminum windows :   8 Coast News Aug. 4, 1955;  SOSl^SaAPlBOOK  By R/r$COti  - Sunday, Aug. 7:  Pender Harbour at WC, 6.00.  Seehelt at Merchants, 2.30.  Firemen at PJVL, 6.00.  Aug. 9: WC at Firemen 6.00  Aug. 10: Pender at Seehelt,  6.30.  Aug. 11: Merchants at P.M.,  6.30.  This schedule may be changed due to play-off games. See  your team managers.  Sports  week  BY  CHUCK TOMPKINS  The big bat of Rudy Crucil  of Wilson Creek and the curve  ball of the Merchants Gordy  Johnson combined to break  the hearts of the top running  Firemen last week.  Friday night at Wilson  Creek was truly Crucil night  as the Creek's terrific shortstop practically single handed,  beat the Firemen by hitting  two tremendous home runs  and making many fine plays  In the infield as the Firemen  bowed 7-3 to the rampaging  ranchers.  ; Teammate Dick Gray walloped one home run and was  robbed of his second by the  fine catch of left fielder Jim  Hall of the Firemen.  Bob Norris  hit for the cir-  1   cuit for the Fireboys.  Monday night the unpredictable Merchants, aided by the  fine chucking of Johnson, a  home run by Pete Slinn and  probably the greatest catch of  the year by fielder Jack Cress-  well, downed the play-off  bound Firemen 5-3.  Seehelt backed veteran  chucker Sammy MacKenzie  last Wednesday and edged out  Merchants 8-6.  Wilson Greek romped to an  easy 8-1 win.over Seehelt Friday night.  The play-off set-up so far is  . that .thei winner of the Squariv  ish, Woqdfibre, Brittanda, Mt.  Shear league, will play a sudden death game with the Squa-  mist Jets, a team that is affiliated with the BCASA but  that does not play in an organized league.    -\  .  The winner of -that game  will play the winner from our  league with the victor going  to the finals in North Vancouver  on August  27.  There is a'' possibility that  should our representative get  to the finals we may have a  game on the Peninsula (providing fans  support it).  The "Popular Player" contest is rolling along and the  ballot in this weeks paper will  be the final one, so if you  wouJd like to see your favorite player decked out in the  sport jacket presented by Marine Men's Wear Vote! Vote!  Vote!!  The standing so far shows  veteran pitcher Norm MacKay  in the lead followed closely by  Bill Nichols, Rudy Crucil and  Danny Bergnach. Deadline is  Monday midnight, Aug. 15.  A quote from a small portion from the constitution of  Little League reads: "so that  boys, regardless of race, creed  or color, may play ball."  Last week in one of the  southern states no less than 55  teams withdrew from the playoffs for the Little League  World Series. Why? because a  colored team; had proved, by  its ball playing, that it was  eligible to participate in these  play-offs.  Instead of the directors of  Little League stickmg-to ���their  guns they went back on their  consitution . and? ruled'��' the colored boys ineligible to play by  some remote law.  Is this sportsmanship? Is  this democracy? Is this Little  League?  One of the funnier things of  the season happened at the  Merchants-Firemen game Monday night, when Merchant  storekeeper Ivan Warren, sat  on the Merchants bench, loudly rooting for the Firemen.  "I Predict'-on vacation.  LUCKY GOLFERS  Lucky golfers for July, enjoying a lot of golfing fun as  well as winning the month's  draws were: Mr. Hume, who  won the fine golf club; Ron  Godfrey, a beautiful china  plate,* andi Fred Sanders, a  fine leather wallet.  j  i  MlliUti\MCo&q> WA$4-tSACRjU>  ; was ruf m-fti -Tombs mMe pea��.  i F to* ��f$ wowx yas uxa* �� stim-i.  cutS,  <* _r   J  CAHA.LC44  r$<^&,S  4__SAC.��  SllK-tAKttt  ?R._H A. I  SUKWOft*  _XAJ>Vjfe  SPIH M_  C6COQH, ���..,���.  ��Uf IK-fo    ..'.  VOKUStW  A. SHELL.   .-  <&_AWj_I)lil05MfiL  <JUT.(l  SfAM_*A��V  r  I  M8  Judy Klein    Redrooffs  'yW/     ,���>���%#��������� BY PAT WEL!  ties for first  A Pender Harbour girl, Judy Klein, tied for first place  out of 250 students of the Bob  Dressier Accordion College on  Saturday, July 30 at the Duns-  muir Auditorium in Vancou-  . ver.  ..Mrs. Lou Plumeridge,    who  'teaches at Seehelt, took    nine  students for their exams. The  exams began at 10 a.m.    and  continued throughout the day.  The exciting day ended with  a concert of six accordion  bands, and a number, of the  senior students also entertained.  Some of the Peninsula children had to return on the eight  o'clock stage from Vancouver,  arid were .* most disappointed  about missing a lot of the won-  ' derful concert. . "   ��� .  . The following students were  entered: Judy Klein, Darlene  Laycock and Cecelia Hassan.  Elementary: Joe Fisher and  Jeff Whitaker, Seehelt; A\\m  Landers and Ken Landers, of  Gibsons; Beverly Dubois, and  Shirley West, Render Harbour.'.  Mrs. Plumeridge plans 7 to  form an accordion band in the  fall of this year.7,  Plan swim classes  Norman Watson and Frank.  Parker, Seehelt Lockers, have  . received complete data, On the  formulation of swimming  classes from Steve Woodward  (Sun Swimming Clashes) in  Vancouver. They are rriost interested in having professional instruction here on the peninsula for the youngsters.  The plan is still in its infancy, and it may be a little late  to make 'any headway this  summer. If all the details are  settled in the near future,  there should be no barrier  next year at the start of the  swimming season.  Mr. Watson said that a minimum of four teachers would  be required to properly supervise the large group expected  to participate in the classes.  It m hoped that Mrs. Lee  Redman, possessor of a great  many medals for her prowess  in aquatic sports, will be on  hand for this venture.  Anyone who has the skill, or  is interested! in the foregoing  and willing to learn how to  teach the rudiments may contact Norman Watson.  BY PAT WELSH  The Redrooffs Auxiliary to  St. Mary's Hospital, Garden  Bay, held a successful sale of  work and home cooking last  week in the tree shaded  grounds of the Redrooffs Resort, courtesy of Mr, and Mrs.  Jim Cooper. There was a record attendance. The beautifully made articles displayed at  the needlework stall soon vanished as did the pies, cakes,  cookies, jams and    jellies -at  Tea    was    served:    at    tree  the home cooking booth,  shaded tables and the    young  fry tool? full advantage of ice  cream, pop and candy.  In the draws Mrs. M. Men-  zies won the quilt, Mr. Hanney  the sweater, Mrs. Ed Curan  the afghan and Mr. Roberts of  Wilson Creek the Cape Cod  chair.  The needlework stall was in  the hands of Mrs. M. Mezizies  assisted by Mrs. J. Meikle,  home coking, Mrs. P. Welsh,  tea, Mrs. C. Tinkley and Mrs.  Dickson; ice cream and pop,  Mrs. G. Ladner; candy, TMrs.  Stewart and Miss Dana Dickson; post ofice and plahts^Mrs.  E. Klusendorf; tickets, Mrs. H.  Pearce and Mrs. C. Peterson.  The members of the auxiliary thank everyone who so  kindly donated, pies,, cakes,  jam, Jellies, etc., and in other  ways heped to make this affair such a success.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Cooper who  donated ice cream and allowed the use of their lovely  grounds, tables, chairs,  etc.  Visitors ,' from Vancouver  arid other points this past  week Included: Mr. and Mrs.  C. Gosbee arid son Charles at  the Ken Argue cottage; Miss  Sandra Cherko_*i, Miss Rosalie Tobacco of Cumberland,  Vancouver Island, guests of  Mrs. I. Frost; "at the Frank  Claydons, Mrs. G. Claydon;  Linda and Frank, Vancouver,  Mrs. S. Edwards and Mr. and  Mrs. Clinke of Fort Erie, Ont.;  at Mr. G.- Nairn's home, Mr.  and Mrs. T. Hazleton of Vancouver.  The Tom Barrows had their'  son and daughter-in-law,    Mr.  and Mrs. J. D. Barrow, Mari-  lynne and Joanne    of   North  Vancouver.     -  David Flumerfelt of Roberts Creek was a week-end  guest of Miss Joyce Scott at  the 'home of her parents, the  Wilf 'Scotts.  . Mr. and Mrs. N. Darling entertained six sixteen-year-old  young ladies, from Vancouver,  friends of their daughter, Miss  Patti7 Darling.  Staying at the Pearson cottage, Dr. and Mrs. Sturdy and  three chfdren.  At the C. Taylor cottage are  Mr., and Mrs. V. McRury, Jo  anne, Judy, Tommy and Stewart. ���  Mrs. H. Merilees has as  guests Mrs. Alder and son  George. ���'"  The H. Hunts Sr., entertained Mr. andi Mrs. J. W. Winter-  bottom, Joyce, Linda and Pe-,  '" ter. The H? E. Hunts, Mr. and  Mr's. Jack Davidson, Elizabeth,  Marion and Jack Jr. and Mr.  F. Turner.  Miss B; Rear had as guests  her parents,* Mr. and Mrs. J.  H. Rear, also Miss Eileen Cas-  saday and Mrs. M. Doherty.  Mr. and Mrs. S. Cromie, Jill  and Barney cruised up from  Vancouver and are the guests  of Mr. and Mrs/W. Dix;  "���������' The Bert Andersons had a  full house last week end, with  daughter Sheila and her fiancee, Ronald McMurtrie, Mr.  and Mrs. Paul Nofthey, Jac-  quie and Greg, Wilf McKriight  and two friends,, all from Vancouver. ;;;  At Mr. and Mrs. Cimiiffe's,  Mr. and Mrs. H. Cunliffe and  two children.  ���4 Mr. and Mrs. M. Hanley and  Wanda, Mr. and Mrs. J. Smith  and Jimmy from Deep Cove,  and Miss S. Shirly Stewart of  Vancouver were guests of Mr.  J. Sather.and Mrs. A. Hanley^  .'���' Visiting7 Mr; and< Mrs; W  Thorns, Mr. arid MrsV. .G. . P.  Preston Sr.^"arid Mr. arid Mrs.:  Preston Jr. Mrs: G. -B'i ��������� Simpson spent; the ^past week in  town as guest of tier brighter,:  and sori-irijaw, Mr. and Mrs.  J. Williams. ���.'-;..������������;.-���--������-  : The jiohnriy Simpson  home'  is bursting at the seams, with  Mr. and Mrs. R.^Taylor, Pamela and Valerie, Mr. Stanley  Ford from Inglewood, California," Mr. Ronald Brox, of Ed-  ���montcini and Miss Gerry Thoms-;  of Vancouver,  Application for  WATER ACT  ' (Section 6.), 7  I, - Joseph Francis Gregory,.;  Of RR1, Gibsons, B.C. hereby;  apply to the 'Coniptroller* ofC;;  Water Rights for a licence to  divert and use water out^ of1  Clough Brook which flows  froni North to. South and dis-,  charges into Gulf Of Georgia  ixnd give notice of niy app_i_ct-:  tion to all persons affected;  The poirit of diversion   will-  be located  at about 300 feet>  from North East Corner, Block  2, District Lot 2596. ,      r  The* quantity of waterto be  diverted is 500 gallons day.'  The purpose for which the  water will be used is small,  dwelling.  The land On which the water will be used is Lot 2, District Lot 2596, New Westminr  ' ster District.  A copv of this- application  was* posted at the proposed  point of diversion ���: aiid on the  land where the water-is to be  used on the 25th day di June^  1955, and two copies were,,  filed in the office of the" Water  Recorder at Victoria/B:Cvu -  Objections to this application may7be7 filed;";with the  said Water Recorder or with  . the Coriiptroller of Water  Rigb.tw-at^Victoria, B.C.. with-  : iri���tMrtvydaysMot s tho' date- of  publication.; August 4, .-1955.  Jos N7 Gregory,-Abplicant.  By    ����H. E.7Wilson'N   Totem  Realty, Asierit;;r ������..: 32  I  I  I  CASH & PRIZES for ALU  ' '.'���'.'-..���'... *  NO LIMIT ��� ANYONE CAN WIN ��� NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY  NO EQUIPMENT NEEDED  KIWANIS   HOLE-IN-ONE   TOURNAMENT  MainH's MAIN-PORT Golf Course  AUG. 4  6 P.M. to Dusk  ,:.AUG.5.  6 P.M. to ;Dusk  AUG. 6  1 P.M. to Dusk  AUG. 7  10 A.M. to Dusk  FINALS  I  BAD WEATHER MEANS POSTPONEMEfff FOR ONE WEEK  EACH 25^ TICKET  Gives a; chance; on r=Draw  1st Prize:     $10 Cash  2nd Prize:  ; $5 Gift Certificate  (Irene's)  3rd Prize:     $5 Gift Certificate  (Lang's)  Also Gives 3 Balls in  Hole-In-One Contest        "7  CASH FOR|HOI_^.IN-ONE  Chance to Qualify for  T  $50 Ca^h Prize  DeLuxe Steak Dinner, Danny's  Many Other Prizes      ;  3 BALLS���25^ ~'v. ;; T BALLS~50^     .,. -.'; 15;JE5ALLS���$X  COME OUT AND ENJOY YOURSELVES!  SUNSHINE COAST MWANIS CLUB  '^.  **> J><&? t___^__^*_i.'i=_   -*����� *?<����� -J3gg ^-"  ��^e      _J^^^J  IN  Sourdoughs meet  Sourdoughs are planning to  attend the International Spur-  'dough Cbnventibn in .Eureka,  California,: Aug,->187to^217;in  full -forc���i; according to enthusiastic letters received by  Bill Gallop, reunion chairman  at his home in Willow Creek,  Cal.  Past International president  T. A. Lamb of Vancouver', B.C.  will head the Canadian delegation, joining, the; Sourdoughs  in Seattle and P6r.tjand, whose  packs are ready to strap on as  soon as the 1955 stampede  gets  underway.  For; those -who plan to go to  Shasta Dam on August 17 a  letter to Harry Bloomfield at  Burney, California will bring  details. He should also be contacted for the trip over 299  from Redding through the  mining country on August 18.  All those planning to take  these trips, please write Mr.  Bloomfield at once.  m  USE D CARS  1947 MERCURY SEDAN  A Good Running Little Car, Good Tires  �����.-:\-.-A^V',N  1954 DODGE 1/2 TON I?ICK-I  JUST LIKE NEW, only 6000 Miles  1946 BUICK SEDAN  New Tires, Real Transportation  $785  1935 FORD SEDAN  Runs like a clock.     New Tires  1948 FORD TV^O-TON  New MotoiyOnly  1942 GMC TH&EErtON  TWO-SPEED AXLfe


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