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Array kl-<����<-i8,   B.   c.  Published   in   Gibsons.  B.C.  .    Volume  9,  Number 46  November 24  1955.  Serving the Growing  Sunshine Coast  From   Squamish  to Pender Harbour  inc'poratioii  Sechelt tax-payers will be  . ableto vote on the. incorporation question and the date for  the-plebiscite will be'Jan. 21.  , This date was announced by  th�� committee heading efforts  in Sechelt to obtain incorporation. ���  i- In a letter to the committee  from J.E. Brown, deputy minister of municipal affairs Mr.  :7;jpirpym77wrbte:'7'7  "Subsequent to��� the petition  B,UDmittedipby your committee,  _Tr. H.B. Gordon has petition-'  ed for a plebiscite and made  the necessary deposit. My minister has^ccinsented to recommend vtoVthe7 7 Lieutenant-Governor that an Order in council  be approved to provide for  holdihig;th^ plebiscite.      7  '���Inasmuch as two factions  are involved: it was : decided  that ah independent returning officer be appointed and  thi6 matter is now in hand. At  the preseh{V^time ^i_6rma_ities  are ^bigre^sing-: toward the  holding of the plebisite forVdn-  corpo^ationY These formalities  should Vpermit the PJ?H to be  ^ hei<_7 sbmethne Yin the Kiddie  of January, 1956, It .y/puld be  appreiciated if your committee  would set a date and advise  ifle accordingly.":yX -',VY-  ��� Bemel Gordon; of Sechelt  reports he has received advice  from Mr.' Brown that the  plebiscite  will  be  held.  Mr. Gordon states he requested the plebiscite and that  he paid the .required deposit  of $300 to have the plebiscite"1  He says he feels the taxpayers will now be able to  express their wishes'in a proper manner, which is their right.  SDDAy  Safe Driving  Day has been  set aside  to demonstrate that  traffic  accidents..can    be    re_v  duced if motorists and pedestrians  fulfill their  moraV andV  civic responsibility' for  safety.  It is sponsored byi'the Canadian Highway. Safety Confer,  ence, and is ah outright challenge to every , community to  go through Thursday, Dec. 1  without a  traffic  accident.  Premier W.A.C. Bennett has  appointed George Lindsay*  superintendent of motor vehicles as couordinater for the  S-D drive in British Columbia.  Mr. Lindsay intends to do  everything possible to make  this day accident free in British  Columbia.  Commencement of the string,  ing of .conductors for the Pender Harbour extension will  necessitate a power shutdown  in the Sechelt area on Sunday morning, * according to  Steve Howlett,' of the B.C.  Power Commission; 7 ,v  l_PR^^  ess  The UN trip -made under  auspices of the V Odd' Fellows  fraternal society by Bud White  and Dave Sherman of Port  Mellon, was the highlight of  Monday night's Board of  trade'dinner meeting ��in the  Mariner Cafe.  The lads outlined their^day  to day moivements and showed some really good slides of  colored photos they took; Both  lads were introduced by Mr.  E. Sherman.  Both boys handled their  assignment well, Bud White  giving a descriptive talk of  their experiences and Dave  Sherman showed the interesting slides. '  Two delegates, Mrs. Wynne  Stewart, the president and Mr.  Stewart a member, were chosen to attend the Associated  Boards of Trade quarterly at  Whalley. ���,.,-,,   Y   - '  A letter was received from  Mrs. Charlotte Jackson' thanking the board/for its do.nation  to the VON'at the time of Mr.  L.S. Jackson's de^th "Mr.  Jackson will be ' missed because h�� had done'good work  wtaileYa member���"oi.the board-  -'and-roused,many -dull meetings*  into something more spirited,"  Mrs, Stewart said.. ���>.-. "We, are  .going to- miss7hun very rhuchY *  , There were te���>- hew inem-  bers since the board's previews m^ the num.:  ber- of members to 46. There  will be-ho December meeting  owing to the Christmas  rush.  Committee chairmen report" <���.  ed' progress pn their..; various V  fiel:d_ and Danny Smith cona-;.  men ting pn "the rest room problem -said he had delved    into  correspondence which revealed  Black Ball Ferries had placed  lumber in Gibsons to be available for. construction of a rest  room but where    the    matter  went to from there    he    was  still delving to find out.  The.problem of finding out  hew many members intended  to attend any specific meeting  was discussed because the '  board was in the position of  leaving to pay for a stated number of meals and board members were urged to make an  effort to   attend.  Thirty four members of the;  flood-stricken area at    Wilson  Creek met Monday evening to  .draw their plight to the atten-'  tion of the minister of; public.  works, Hon.  Mr. Gaglardi.    V  ��� i    - ���- ���������������.      >������..���.'���       ������ ���������..-��������� i,. ���  ��� Magistrate    Jhbnston    wa'f  chairman  ,  Mr. Quentin Rus~-V  sel,  Sechelt  School  principal;;;  secretary, and a stenographic  transcript' of    the 7 discussions  was made by Mrs. E    Lonhe-7  ���berg.   . ��� .; ��� yy  Tony Gargrave, M.L.A. who*:  was present was asked to per-V  sonally discuss the situationV  ith Mr. Gaglardi, and to ad-i  vise him of the brief being 7  prepared  by  the   residents  ofy  Wilson' Creek. . ,���_, ,.. . Y Y  .The flood victims    gave    ay  resume of the -damage suffer-'  ed, ahd were unanimous in the;  conclusion    that    the    trouble;  could' have been avoided, had;  moreVcare beenVtaiken by thex  department of highways who;]  it was. felt, had blocked    theV  natural    flow     of     Chapmariv  Creek when  they  replaced   a|  5J0 foot span with a two-foojv   gathering.  Mr. Gargrave had been personally conducted around the  area, and had inspected the  damaged  properties.  A committee, consisting of  Mr. H. Burton, Mr. J. McLeod,  Mr. R. Jackson with Mr. Q.  Russell as secretary, will prer  pare the brief for presentation to Mr. Gaglardi* and Mr.  Russell will take charge of  correspondence in the matter.  . ������$}   The Post Office issues its  annual warning that parcels  bound for overseas should be  mailed) early. Parcels from  British Columbia for Great  Britain should be mailed on  Nov. 25, and letters not later  than Dec.  2,  if    delivery    by    eda  road block and  was    the  j~  Last Thursday's snow creat-  Christmas is to be assured.  Letters to the European con  tinent     should  be mailed  by    Gibsons  Nov. 25,  and parcels    should  already have    been ��� sent    on  their way.  cause of accidents on the Sechelt    Highway hill    through  Three constituency  fe  conference in  Policy, organization and  education were discussed at  the conference. Gibsons was  selected as the conference  centre because the frry service made it central for the  three constituencies, Mackenzie, Lillooet and North Vancouver who sent delegates,  said Tony Gargrave, M.L.A.  who was chairman    for    the  Traffic was unable to get  up the hill and nine persons  suffered injuries from bone  breaks to cuts requiring stitches.  Telephone calls to the road  G foreman obtained   information  ��� I that he was on holidays    and  iOSOliS calls to the Provincial Public  ,..',-. ���       , works office remained    unan-  success" said Bob Clarkson, swered. As a result the hill  local CCF. club president remaine.d unsaaded at a time  Local     delegates    were     Bill    when traffic was heavy.  But for the  effort    of   Ed.  Peers and    Bob    Burns.    Mr.  Clarence Joe of Sechelt, was ghaw who br0ught truckloads  guest at a luncheon given by of sawdust to spread 0ver the  the delegates on the final day    slippery patches; traffic would  of the meeting.  As the conclusion of a two.  day conference of CCF. representatives of McKenzie, Lil-  have been tied up a lot longer.  The most seriously    injured  in falls in front of and close  to the home of Dr. Inglis were  Cancellation of ferry! "service  across Jervis Inlet to* help  out the crippled Bainbridge  almost canceled conference  plans. It upset travel arrangements  ;   "In  spite of travel  difficulties the conference was a huge  culvert. X  Dissatisfaction   was express-;;  ed that   no    official   of   theV  department or local represents  ative, came to Wilson    Creek-  from the time the bridge over j  . Mission Creek was demolished^:  4he  Thursday afternoon, untijY  the Friday afternoon. ;'....:���.-.v&..  _.. "-w. j.> - -   -   /��� .������ ,       .������-, .yA -  Had anyone    been    presents  with authority to ��� open    theV  road and let the water escape V  from the upper side    of   the\  highway the damage to homes  arid property could have IbeeriV;  avoided, meeting felt. ��� . .     . ...  ,,,.���-<.-..,_-.:.-.���.  4 S,' ���.., -w   _,��� iiiis; ^�� ~. vv.-"**^ - Dr,sLangjW^ihpmaijiiE3^ter>  - A strong Rsmunon.wm oe.   Ontai.i0i-ana was educated  at  L  ang  iesa<  the7 Medical I-��^  forwarded to the Hon. Mr.  Gaglardi,, demanding a survey  "i cf ^thejcree^s in the area, and  'steps' taken t0 prevent a future recurrence of such a situation. A bridge over Chapman Creek to replace the two  foot culvert, and a larger, sturdier span, over Mission Creek  are demanded.  ACCIDENT  VICTIM DIES  Paul Laidlaw, screen ten-  '.der in the . Canadian Forest  Products Port Mellon mill was  .fatally injured Nov. 17 when  one. leg was so badly mangled  in machinery that it had to be  amputated.  Owing to. the ferry having  been knocked out of commission that night a Port Mellon  launch braved the storm to  get the man to the North Vancouver hospital where, he died  later. An inquest was ordered.  Port -Wei-on trip an eyeopener  In making an . inspection  tour of the Canadian Forest  Products Port Mellon plant to  watch the processing of its  pulp  product from    start    to  finish, like the Boy Scouts,  should be prepared to set  aside at least two .hours. , If  you have a small velocipede  take it along with you so you  can at least keep up with Dan  Williamson, the manager of  the plant. .  Some 25 persons representing the Gibsons Board of  Trade and Kiwanis Club made  the trip on Tuesday of last  week and .to say the least,  -had their eyes opened by the  extent - of the plant operation.  Broken into small parties the  visitors were taken through  the plant from the beginning  of the operation, to the finished prcduct.     - ���   '     .    ,  Following the inspection  the party sat down to a really  filling dinner; in the company  cafeteria, with the compliments  of Canadian Forest Products.  ���    To try    and    cover    every  minute of''the more than two  hour trip which started at the  deckside  where a large    grab  poured chips from barges s into, a huge hopper  feeding an  endless belt, would require >too  many columns of space. Anyhow,    following    the    endless  belt, as some brave spirits did  up a long incline was an opening test of    stamina.    Having  passed: this hurdle,   one    was  ready for  anything.    On    the  way the   guide    pointed    out  various     contraptions     which  which measured    or    weighed  the chips  as they passed  and  one   which  aided  by  magnets  drew anything metallic    from  the  chips.  If one followed, the. chips  too literally, he would finish  up iri* a chip bin which seemed  ^as tall as: the tallest Vancouver building. The chips poured in endlessly. One silo contained fir . chips, another, hemlock and another cedar. There  were six silos the bottpms.of  which tapered V to aV funnel  through which the chips "gravitated to   a    ihovihfi   circular  platform which in turn fed  the chips to another endless  belt and sent them on their  wray to the digesters. But first  a word about the conveyors,  endless rubber belts which  travel at 300 feet a minute  carrying 15 pounds of chips  per foot. They would have  simplified travel if the party  could have climbed aboard and  really saw what happened to  the chips.    ;  (To   be   continued)  Go to hospital  On Saturday Mr. Serlui of  Keats Island was taken to hospital in Vancouver. He suffered :paralysis from his waist  down. He had been ill for a  w^eek, but owing to weather  and other emergencies, a doctor had not been immediately  available. ���  Mr. Orville Becker was taken from Gambier by special  boat to Horseshoe bay, thence  to Vancouver, where he is  hospitalized with    pneumonia.  the! University of.V Manitoba,  graduating in 19b3."He* set up  his first practice7 in_ .-Carman,  Manitoba, and later moved1 to  Taber, Alberta. In;- 19P9 ~ he  came to Vancouver and except  for a year as superintendant  of the hospital-in White Horse  in ' the ... Yukon Territory, he  spent the rest of his.; professional  life  in Vancouver.  Hev retired in 19 52- to his  summer home at Granthams  Dr. Warren H. Lang, father  of. Ben Lang of Sechelt, died  at the age of 79, in Vancouver  On Wednesday,  Nov.  16.  He was. .well known in the  Gibson's _ Granthams area,  where he had had his summer  Rome since 1910, and to which  he-retired in 1952. He occasionally, and quite unofficially assisted Dr. Fred Inglis. of  Gibsons in the  early years.  He practised medicine in  Vancouver 43 years and' was  among the first to perform  plastic surgery there.  Funeral' services were held  11 a.m. Friday in St. Paul's  Anglican Church following a  private family' requiem at 9  a.m. in the chapel. Rev. Pat  Ellis  officiated.  Dr. Lang, a former chairman  of the school board and Fellow  of the American College of  Surgeons, and his brother, the  late Dr.. B.E. Lang, were  .among the original tenants of  Landing. About 18 months ago  he was moved to Steadmari's  Private Hospital.  Dr. Lang served as Captain  in   the  Canadian Army Medical Corps    during    the    First  World War,- and later made a  special study of plastic surgery.  Predeceased    by    his    wife,  Dr. Lang leaves three sons, S.  Howard Lang of New    South'  Wales, Australia; Rev. George  W.     Lang,     senior     assistant  priest at Christ Church -Cathedral    in    Victoria    and    Ben  Lang, Sechelt; and eight grandchildren.  Massed chrysanthemums,  roses and carnations graced the  alter of St. Hilda's Anglican  church Sunday in memoir oi  Dri Lang who was well-known  and liked in the Sechelt district where a son, Ben is the  druggist.  looet and North Vancouver Mr. Bridgeman who- suffered  constituencies, 46 persons at- a serious hip fracture just attended the J.S. Woodsworth ter he had left the doctor's  Memorial dinner at Danny:s office, Mrs. *Eva Peterson who  Dinning Room Saturday night fell and fractured a forearm  and heard - Arnold Webster, bone and a young lad who cut  M;L.An and leader of thfe op- his chin open when he fell,  position in the B.C. legisla- requiring several stitches to  ture discuss CCF. objectives. cjose the Cut.  Frank McKenzie, B.C..presi-  Cars and Trucks    were    in  dent "spbkeVoh^^^ resp��msibi__taes trouble    from    about 3    p.m.  and said that  great    progress and when    traffic    from    the v  had  been  made    in    Gibsons. 4.45 phi.    ferry    was    added p  which naturally,,produced new, there  were buses   and trucks ;V  problems^7 Politie^i parties^ along with cars slithering into 17  said are ^ndwiau^lly a d^eiv sjd^Vditch^s,    7 ||  ent .,apprtfach|^^ r  SimiiarVtrouble was   exper-VV  of res^^��|hjij|:i^;|_,Uiiit'' eieh ienced on the Granthams Jiill 7;  party facesv Mr^; Wordsworth due to- lack of 'sanding. Many V  ���7had^ s��ud!^^.e��nn$^ %  Ourselves,   Mr.   McKenzie said where    they    were    overnight 7  in explaining that CCF policy        Road Crews were on the.job  was based on sharing.responsibilities.^ _ j..,-.*.x'y.-';...'-.,7'' ������������'- ....-?  Dave Rees, chairman read  two letters j one .from :Mrs. J.  S. Woodsworth and the other  from Grace McInniSi7:both of  which commented' on' Mr.  Woodsworth's work and his  humanitarianism.   .  Mr. Clarksph introduced.'Mr.V  Webster.- ' ?,s/;  Mr. Webster commented on  the fact there  were  represen-  Friday .Morning scrapping the  snow to the side cf the roads.  Ferry protest  Black Ball Ferries.has Been  criticized for not supplying a  temporary service across   Jervis  Inlet < during     the    period  when the Quillayute was    on,  the7:Gibsons run..,.���        X--'-**  "The    Black "Ball    Ferries;  should have never taken    the  .. tatives of the Board,; of Trade,    Quillayute out of service with-  Woraen's Institute,    Howe    out providing temporary trans-  Sound Farmer's Institute porlation for at least foot pas-  Turning  to    the    partyi    he     sengers". said Tony   Gargrave  said young people were doing    M.L.A. for Mackenzie.        ���-=-*(���.���  good work  witnin  the  organ-  ���      "They made no attempt    to>  ization and; complimented Mr.    put even  a  fish   boat on  that'  Gargrav6, who he    said    had     run  to    get    bus    passengers'  already won his spurs in    the     across", he said  "To put    the  legislative  assembly. Through-    Quillayute on the Howe Sound  out tlie    year,    Mr.    Webster     run was a logical    move    but  said, Mr. Gargrave had shown     Black  Ball   should   not   leave  a most painstaking and mature    Powell  River,   which   has. 10.  approach    to    his    legislative    000    residents,     without    any  work.    Jack    Thomas,    recent    road transportation at all" he  CCF. Lillooet candidate, was    added.   :  also commended for his work. Mr. and Mrs. Cuthbert and  In thinking of Mr. Woods Eric Thomson were aboard  worth's life, Mr. Webster was the Bainbridge last Thursday  of the opinion it would be evening, when she struck a  fine if his daughter, Grace fifteen-section log boom, abou.  Mclnnis would write  a    book    20 minutes  out from Gibson:.  on her mother, Mrs.     Woods-  worth. Mr. Webster    regarded  '"J.here was a terrific crash  Mrs.  Cuthbert reported,   "an  Mrs.  Woodsworth. as    a    fine    then we sat around in the s_��  woman with a good mind and  plenty of understanding. There  for about two hours. The. writer looked   awfully  close  ant  were  not many  women     like    cold, and we wondered if w-  Mrs. Woodsworth he added.        would ever get home.  Developing this theme he  sjrpke on the interests of the  party and singled out the  Dominion - Provincial     confer-  A big tug finally came  alongside and took the Bainbridge  in    to     Gibsons.  By the time the trucks and  ence recently held which    he    cars were unsnarled    on   thr.t  said was no fiasco. The CCF.  thinks, as  Canadians and    not  Gibsons hill, it was half pa. t  four by the time we    got    to  as members of any particular Seohelt."  province, he said. What had to Following the collision    th -  be thought of these days was Bainbridge was drydocked fv  ���������*��� repairs and was back on    i >  (Continued on  Page  5) regular run Monday momir.j.  On  y rour  more issues  o  The  Coast  News  Q\  ? Coast News Nov. 24  1955  Mtms  Published  by   Sechelt  Peninsula  News   Ltd.  every Thursday, ai Gibsons, B.C.  FRED  CRUICE,  Editor and Publisher  DO   WORTMAN,  Advertising  Manager  Member  B.Q.   Div.,   Canadian  Weekly  Newspaper  Association  Box 128, Gibsons B.C. Phone 45W  Authorized Second Class Mail, Pos_ Office Department, Ottawa  Rates of Subscription:  12 mos. $2; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. 75c  United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year. 5c per copy  It would seem this country needs some imagination in its  road department crews.  There are various spots which under snow and ice conditions .  just cannot be navigated without the aid of something to help  traction.  Knowing these spots exist and knowing that ccmes the time  winter after winter when their services are needed, why cannot something be done about it, ��� something elementary ���  something like putting a pile or bank of sand at a strategic  spot where local citizenry could wihen the situation arose, arm  themselves with shovels and keep traffic moving.  If this were done it would not be necessary for any person  to have to phone the roads foreman during last weeks storm  only to find out he was on a holiday. It would not be necessary  for them to phone the Provincial department of public works  garage and get no reply whatsoever.  It would not be necessary for nine persons to suffer injury  "through falls on slippery highway* ��� and some of the injuries  rather serious.  All-this could be largely done away with if banks of sand  were available ��� not on the. level at the top of hills -_ but at  various points-on hills where they would do the most good.  They could have eliminated the traffic jam which increased  because one ferry's traffic had not been cleared before another  came along.  Probably the roads department, minus its foreman, decided  the weather was too bad for work and departed for their respective homes early, like other people did. That may or may  not have been the case.  The roads department has every right to explain its actions  or it's inaction. There might have been a reason. If there was  The Coast News and its readers would like to know just what  did or did not happen.  U HARDWARE,  "7 APPLIANCES  ill Open  in Their  NEW LOCATION  1 FRIPAY & SATURDAY  DEC. 2 & 3  WATCH FOR OVR  Grand Opening Sale  There Will Be Prizes  EVERY   HOUR   ON   THE   HOUR  DEC.   2   &   3  and  a  Grand  Prize  at  5   p.m.  Friday  &   Saturday  Phone 32 Gibsons  LETTERS  Editor: As apparently inter-  est in public affairs isr almost,  dead at the moment in so far  as Gibsons is concerned, and  as one who is interested in  the remarks contained1 in an  editorial in Coast News of  Nov. 17th and also made at a  Village Commission meeting,  may I endeavor to stir up some  thinking among our taxpayers.  The Gibsons and District  Ratepayers Association is hot  dead. Unfortunately it is dormant, a condition that  has been the . experience of  many organizations in this area  over the years. Organized in  1946, its registration with the  Registrar of Societies in Victoria is still in good standing,  and' it will be heard from  again. In recent years, the  ratepayers organization has  met with considerable success  in electing its nominees to  the Village Commission.  In regards to the row over  Shoal Bay logging operations,  by asking for delay by the  government in Cancelling; the  permit of the loggers, this in  view of l��ss of tax revenue,  The commission did leave itself in a position to be charged with favoring the representations of the loggers group.  The Commision now states  that it is neutral in its attitude to this matter and that is  the proper stand to take in a  dispute  of this   kind.  Without in any: way entering into an argument for or  against the continuance of  logging operations at Shoal  Bay, because no matter what  decision is made by the. B.C..  Government's Lands Department, some people are going to  get hurt, may I refer to other  matters.  These disputes direct attention to the undecided views  of people in this area, and  the village Commission itself,  in regards to the future, of  Gibsons District. We cannot  have it both ways, and the  sooner we get off the fence,  the better it will be for all  concerned.  If we want industry and  business, then we ought not  to be boosting this area as a  place forpeople to retire. I  aria referring not to any industry located som* distance  ffcom residential properties  but to those that may be located in. such districts where  residence is desirable.  Lack of planning in the past  has proved adverse to writing  an efiie|ent Zonning Bylaw and  ���:-we hadiYtd imake the beat of a  bad job in this regard.  I anticipated;, .that. At, would-  be rifecessiaxy.. to review - the  present Zoning By_aw from  time to time, but unless there  is any indication that an ap-  plicaion to change over from  a residential to a business,  is entirely desirable and  backed by the people who  can stay iri business,  then it should be refused:. I  have a knowledge where  changes from residential were  authorized in two cases. In  the first instance the lots still  remain without, a building of  any kind, and in the second  case the business went out of  RESERVE YOUR TICKETS  EARLY  for the  NEW YEAR'S EVE BALL  BIGGER & BETTER THIS YEAR  GliSONS SCHOOL HALL  CONTACT LOCAL KINSMEN  existence.  -���Let us;now deal with water  service and fire protection.  I have rnany friends in the  outside area, but it would be  difficult to advocate that Gibsons Village ratepayers should  lie called upon to finance services for people who pay no  taxes in Gibsons. As a matter  of self protection, the Village  must keep, a close X eye on  these matters^ The people in  these outside areas should organize their own protection.  YPeopie iri non - j organized  areas are the responsibility of  the authority to whom V they  pay taxes. Any press dre in  connection with water; fire protection, or other services, hught  npt to be exercised updh the  Village of Gibsohsi^Varid-^; the  people -iri the y village 7: rhust  have first call on''these services.  .. I could say more Mr. Editor*  but I hope that I have, said  enough to   start  an   argument  for or against creating as far  as possible, a more or less  strictly residential area in Gibsons itself, in this way encouraging, people with an assured incbrrie to reside here  and spend their money in the  district, providing local prices  are reasonable. ��� large and increasing residential area, will  in itself, assist in maintaining  a steady income for the nece_  sary businesses that operate  where there is a sufficient  population to patronize them.  , As indicated already in this  letter, Gibsons lacks a defin-.  ite objective. Some want industry. Some want to remain  residential. Let Us make a  decision and go after bur objective with a little more vim  and energy.  .    - '      Robt. Macnicol  The power pf time and compound interest offered by an  Investors Syndicate Plan  allows you to accumulate  the money necessary for a  worryiess retirement. For  lull details contact your  Investors representative:  Write or Phone  NEVILLE ASTLEY  District Manager  503-640   W.   Hastings  Phone  Marine   5283  Vancouver 2,   B.C.  WALNUT LUMBER ..  Production of walnut lumber in 1953 amounted to 53,  000 board measure, about one-  cu^rter less than in the prer  ceding year. Ontario accounted for the entire output in  1953.  7;Mutiial  JSJPOfttE.WJMfiEQ  r���A���  jtg a ttwH^^nd w#��$, the m*>n^ the B of M is  W^orki^ /or jou ^^ for Canada . . .creating new opportunities for  Canadian enterprise ��_4 new jobs lor Caji*di��i* in every calling.  Yes,"to..slit fields of Canadian eno^ftyour, your t^yiogf are helping  finance projects ;^ . . .supplying tnudx of the money  necessary for cro^fh and expansion ofVoik: industry, and commerce.  ',yxx:X'.'i jVv j'-'"' -V ''��� ''���*���'-���t   y?f- ���-/..  ^yx?:-.y:i.yx<yxAxx::->^��*y"X- ��������� ..v^>;  .'.��� v  X#'$ take a look at.ihe facts behind the %  report';.for7l5^5j'imdVs^ho:!W your-t_ooeyV_-<a th�� fqrih ojf,loans 'and  investments ~r oils the wheels Qf progress:  THE MONEY  YOU DEPOSIT  At the end of the Bank's year, October 31, 1955, over 'two  million Canadians had on deposit at the B of M the sum of  $2,591,326,311 ��� the highest.year-end total on record.  Although much of this money belongs to institutions and  business ��nns, more than half of these deposits represent  the personal savings pf Canadians in every  walk of life . . .savings that are bringing  benefits to you and to Canada.  ;Yv-.^:..7Y;  V7WE lENDY"  The money you save at the B of M is helping to  ensure our country's expansion and progress ��� in  the form of loans to Canadian farmers, miners,  fishermen, oil men, lumbermen and ranchers; to industrial and  business enterprises; to Provincial and Municipal Governments;  and to salaried people in all walks of life. As of October 31,  Bof M loans totalled $1,057,444,001���-the highest  in the Bank's history. In untold ways, these dollars  are contributing dynamically to tlie maintenance  and improvement of our standard of. living.  At the close of the year, the B of M had $975,361,319 invested in high-grade government bonds arid other public securities which have a ready market. This money is helping to  finance government projects for the betterment of the country  and the welfare of Canadians at large; Other securities held  by tlie Bank ��� which include a diversified list of  high-quality short-term industrial issues ��� bring  total investments to $1,214,559,875.  The message these figures express ��� a confiderjt and encouraging one.  Actually, it is your ipessage .. . for it is made possible by yottr savings.  working tpiib Canadians in every, walk    n  af iife since 1817  IHE MONEY  WE INVEST,  ro 2 mao* ainuum  IESOU1CU Close trf 71,000,000    scribblers, notebooks    and   exercise  books were produced in Can- '  ada in a year.  No. 1 on the Phone  No. 1 in the Home  uy Your Turkey  The Easy  Way  Join  Our  TURKEY CLUB  j A Small Deposit  i   Insures you Your Choice  of either a  NEW YORK DRESSED  FRESH KILLED  YY    ���',.... ���      or a  VACUUM PACKED  Y; EVISERATED  BIRD  ORDER NOW!  It's Later than you think!  FREEZER  no Dar  at W I bazaar  vDespite .snow,-ice and'"wiiad^  the. Women's Institute annual  bazaar held in the Parish  hall proved to he one of the  most successful ever. The.  Christmas tree and the gayly  decorated tables gave a festive  air to the bccassion. While at  no time during the afternoon  was there any rush, there was  a steady attendance which resulted in a complete sell-out,  with the exception of a few  items on the Christmas tree.  The winners of the raffles  were: Mrs. George Charman,  coffee percolator. Mrs. Crick,  Christmas cake Mrs. Strom,  grocery hamper. Mrs. W. Fulk- ___  erson, box of candies.  Ihe members of   the    W.I.  thank the public for their generous support of the bazaar.  .  Ih  * - "* ��^J_ v>,*��tyVj<yS��rt'&  unerai home  joins  AFDS  Sides of Pork  Head off  Cut & Wrappd  & Flash Frozen  Mm.  .Average 65 pounds weight.  We WILL CURE YOUR  BACON & HAMS  The Associated! Funeral Directors Service with headquarters in St. Louis, Mo.,  announces that- the -Graham  Funeral Home represents the  organization in Gibsons Landing, B.C.  AFDS, as the organization  is known, iis an international;  organization with a membership of more than 1800 leading funeral firms. Only . out-  s tan ding funeral, homes  thoughout the United States  arid Canada are invited to  m..em bers hi p.  &}&$&^E��i5&3&  wm  B.W. M. BONE  Chartered    Accountant  1045   West Pendex7 :Stl  TAtlow  1954  VANCOUVER 1,   B.C.  wieAci>_  SHCE STCC_  SLIPPERS IN GOOD SELECTION"  English - Opera - RomfedV  Fleece' Lined - etkc" *;  A FULL LINE  OF RUBBER  ALL  KINDS   OF  CHILDREN,  SHOES  Phone 25G  Sechelt  ii  ���*-__*t._j.-*-��i-__����������������_����_��  *B^9^im��mmim��mmattimm^mkim^mmm  hi BW-JUaJ���iqiMmrtaw  .;.  Our Winter Bus Schedule  Now Effective.  NOTE:  TRIPS Leaving POWELL RIVER 7.30 a.m. & 3.30 p.m.  TRAVEL VIA UPPER ROAD  TRIPS Leaving VANCOUVER 9.15 a.m.  TRAVEL VIA UPPER ROAD  ALL OTHER TRIPS VIA LOWER RpAD  SHIP EXPRESS BY BUS!  SECHELT MOTOR TRANSPORT  GET YOUR PINK SCHEDULE FROM  YOUR BUS DRIVER��� DEPOT ��� OR DOCK  W*h%***%t% ���yi. mwwmw o�����tfrmmw*SSi  SOMETIME, SOMEWHERE  in Canada during the Canada  Savings Bond campaign, some--  one will buy the ten millionth  bond. Even a crystal ball can't  help Miss Olive Clarke figure out if that bond will be  applied for On Vancouver Island.: As secretary to the Bl  C. Region payroll organizing  team she is pretty close to the  bond  picture.  Weddings  HATCHARD ~ BRUjMBAUGH.  The wedding of Ruth Mary  Brumbaugh, daughter, of    Mr.,  and Mrs Orvilie    Brumbaugh,  Gibsons, and   Mr.  Glenn  Hat-  chard, son of Mr.    and    Mrs. ���  Clure    Hatchafd     Vancouver,  was held on    Saturday    Nov.  12 at 7.00Vp.m. an    St.    Michael's Anglican Church,   Rev.  Higgs officiating.  "   The bride's gown was white-  satin   brocade,    fitted    bodice*  with a flared ballerina length  skirt. The  sleeves were    arnY  length  and   came to  a     point;  at the side of the    hand.    A,,  white  beaded  tiara held    her .  finger tip lace veil. The bou--;  quet- which   she   carried   consisted of red roses and white^  carnations. v  r Her matron of honor wasv  Mrs. Joseph Beaner of Wilson Creek. Best man was the  groom's brother Mr. Roy Hat-  chard of Vancouver. The reception was held in the Bolero  reception Hall, Vancouver.:  Mr. Jim Hatten, Groom's uncle,  was  toastmaster. ���'������  .-The Newly weds left for ay  short - honeymoon and will ���  reside in Gibsons.  j BY   PHYLLIS M.  HODGSON  ; Eight of the original members of a 500-e.u_ .active-sev_  eral yearsA'ago, enjoyed a reunion when theyi were guests  of Mr. and.Mrs. W. Haley at  a dinner followed by an evening of cards. ��  Miss Belle Warwick has returned to the city after spending a few days with her parents, Mr. arid Mrs. J. Warwick  of "Crossways".  Mrs. Sorenson spent a short  holiday in Vancouver, ; the  guest of her son and family.  . Mrs. Johnston left for a  holiday in Victoria, taking  along her small grandson,  whom she is taking care of  while his mother is in hospital.  A party cf Rebekahs from  Arbutus Lodge No. 76. braved  the unpredictable weather,  making a trip into Vancouver  for an official visit and degree work in Golden Link  Lodge in Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs.: Gui Schneider  celebrated their 10th. wedding anniversary on Nov. 15  with a small family gathering.  Mrs. Schneider's mother came  from Paradise Hill, Sask, for  the occassion.  Shannon, the small daughter of .Mr. and Mrs. Arthur  has recovered from a fall on  a. milk bottle, which cut her  wrist so badly it necessitated  ' an emergency trip into Vancouver. The ferry was delayed to accommodate tlie emergency.  Three birthdays were celebrated; at one . party when  Mrs. Dickinson entertained in  honor of Mrs. Smith, Mr.  Burt, and Mr. Dickinson.  Bridge was played and a birthday cake cut.  Miss G. Williams, an old-  time 'friend of Mrs. and Mrs.  G.T. Smith, was their guest  for a few days last week.  Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Propp  are enjoying a visit from Dr.  and' Mrs. Aron, close friends *  of /theirs when theyi were living in East Prussia. The doctor and his wife are new liv-  ; ing in Ecuador, South Amer-.  ica. 7  Mr. Dave Jones, a brother of  Mrs. Pat Morrison says.    Mr.  Jones and his wife made a  short visit with Cpl. and Mrs.  Morrison, while enroute home  from a holiday spent in Mexico.  Mrs. Harry Winn is a patient in Vancouver General  hospital where she underwent  eye surgery. She expects to  remain in hospital a couple  of weeks and. remain in the  city with-her sister for a further two^weeks.  Sgt. Don Kinkennon from  camp Hanford in Washington,  is spending his leave in Gibsons visiting the Peterson family. Don is the grandson of  Mrs. Eva Peterson's sister.  Mrs. Mary Watson, who for  some time has made her home  with her daughter Mrs. Wilson  cn Russell Rd. has left for an  extended visit in Regina.  Mrs. Piper returned t0 Gibsons for a short visit with former friends before leaving to  spend the winter in Oakland,  California.  Mrs. Win. Sutherland from  Vancouver was the guest of  Mrs. A.E! Ritchey for a few  days.  Coast News Nov. 24 10S&      3  platesare made in Canada in  one year.  I.O.O.F.  Sunshine. Coast  Lodge No.76 meets Gibson's Legion Hall 2nd and  4th Friday each month.  Motorists  Wise  WINTER!  PAPER PLATES  More than 88,000,000 paper  FOR SAFETY - COMFORT  & EFFICIENCY  BATTERIES  AJ4T1 FREEZE  OIL & &REASE  WINTER TIRES  SPARK PLUGS  HAVE YOUR RADIATOR  & HOSE CONNECTIONS  CHECKED FOR TROUBLE  SOLNIK  SERVICE STATION  Phone 8ST Sechelt  .���.��<��_��� ���_���������� a��� %*Mp���_���_:- -��-_w_tJ_-t. i_����->_-_����_-1*���ai��� n���mini _��� uiauiiuiMtiiMtM����  CHRIS'S TOY SECTION  Is laden ��� stacked with many  Gay   &   Unusual^ Toys  For Children Of All Ages  We invite you t�� come in early, and  Make A Leisurely Choice.  Christmas Cards ��� Decorations  Gift Wrap  'if  MrsVDickinson invited*a few"  friends in for morning coffee,  and to meet Mrs. Arthur. The  Arthurs are the new owners  of the Dickinson home and expect, to move in shortly.  Ba king under sunny Mexican skies is a pleasent change  from the Arctic cimate of  their  home town  of Aklavik.  FRANCHISED   DEALERS  FOR  RCA   VICTOR  ���  COLUMBIA -���.CAPITOL  MERCURY   &  OTHER   RECORDS  ORDERS  MAY BE LEFT AT OUR STORE  "Agents For KELLY PIANO  CHRIS'S V1RIETY SHOPPE  PHONE SECHELT 96  flHMwm  ���p��^ii��>Ji��-tfitiM^����M._.-_w  WiwiroMiUM��iiHiiiniin��niMwwiM<iwiiiWMw��.wwmwititi.w��m'  ���_V�� ������ '  READ YOURS YEI?  The superintendent of motor-vehicles,' George Lindsay,,  reports the number of five-year  driver licences renewed in  October to be 17,000, considerably ahead of the September  total of J.2,000, but far short  of the estimated 25,000 licences expiring in those months.  The inference is that several thousand B.C. drivers are  now carrying expired licences.  Mr. Lindsay urges drivers to  note the expiration dates  which are punched on the  licence.  Mr. Lindsay says issuing offices are now in a position to  issue renewals with the very  minimum of delay tc motorists.  LAURIE    SPECK  GIBSONS  Peninsula  Consultant  For  AIR  A WARM SOLUTION TO YOUR PROBLEMS  CALL IN ANO OlSetJSS PLANS WITH US.  PHONE GIBSONS 149  Eaoh year, the magic;of electrical power  is making work lighter for more B.C. horaemftfcers.  Work-saving, modern electrical a&ptianc-S  mcftn better Hving���autc_aticR_y. Your  Poww Commk-ion it working with s_ posaio!*  sptod and eotefprise to bring low-cost  elecftsctty t�� the gr*a.��t number of psopJo; >!frkS'E'  Two years ago a man was  severely injured in an explosion in Montreal. He lost an  arm and the other was mangled; this in addition to other  injuries. This man met the  aftermath of disaster with  amazing courage and adapted  himself to the. new way of  life. Recently I saw a letter  he wrote picking out the keys  on a typewriter with one finger, and it was ah amazing  illustration of the indomitable  will of man to carry on and  overcome.  The amazing courage of  handicapped people is a constant source of wonder to  others. A young man, suffering from poor health, went to  see a doctor. The physician  saw the youth was indulging  in self-pityi "Come with me  while I make a few calls,"  he said, "We will go into  your case later."  The first patient they saw  was a young woman suffering  from a spinal disease. She had  no control over certain muscles and she was in constant  pain. She never uttered a word  ipf complaint, but was using  a typewriter especially adjusted for her, and was quite  cheerful as she laughingly  boasted about her increase in  speed. Then they visited a  blind   boy   who  was  weaving  BY  (,II!NIIV\ HJtlJiM  m ���'  Corsages  Weddings  Funeral Designs  ��� -AX Xti:"   X :    ' ": *��� V.-_ .'"'.���  Plants.  Flowers by Wire  Carole  Bralcstad  PHONE   109M   GIBSONS  Where to Eat  in  Gib  sons  Kum-A-Gen  Coffee Shop  Offers Lunches,  Snacks  Good Home-Cooked  Meals  Convenient,    Pleasant  Below Post Office  ANNE    GARY      .,  SPECIALS  Hamburgers  Deluxe  CHIPS  Excellent Meals  FERRY CAFE  Theatre Bldg.,  Gibsons  a   beautiful  but  difficult pattern in a rug he    could    not  see.  His eagerness  was     only  *. ���   *     *  matched  by  his  accuracy-.  " How does * it look?" he  asked with a smile. He was enjoying every minute of. his  work. The third patient was  an epileptic setting type for  advertisements' He had suffered many setbacks, but goffered no complaint. The  youth said to. the doctor: "I  am more than ashamed of  myself. I see now that I am  only one of a vast number of  handicapped people and from  now on I am through with  murmuring and  complaining."  The list of handicapped  people who have been useful  and happy is a. very- long one;  it would require a library of  books to list even their names.  Two of the greatest poets  who ever lived, Homer and  Milton, were, blind, while  Dante was almost totally without sight in his  later    years.  Milton might have become  discouraged, but he visited  the great Galileo when the  astronomer was frail and totally blind, and the unwavering courage and cheerfulness  of Galileo inspired hirn to  bear his own misfortune.  Henry Fawcett lost his eyesight tf through an accident  when he was 15, but by sheer  grit and perseverence he became postmaster-general of  England with over 90,000  employees under his direction.  William Hickling Prescott  lost his eyesight while a student at Harvard yet he lived  tp write such classical books  as, "The conquest of Mexico."  and "The History of the Reign  of Ferdinand., and Isabella."  In preperation for such works  the blind man studied    more  than a hundred books.  * * *  Helen Keller was born blind,  deaf and durnb, yet her magnificent ��� achievements, as well  ; as her? ^neonquerablex good  riatureV ahd/Vcheerfulness have  made her one of the wonders of  modern times. ,'  As far as financial handicaps are concernedy we know,  a very large nuber of the  world's -leaders have been  born - in humble .circumstances  and,.; in many cases,.. actual  poverty.  A distinguished lawyer, speaking of the hard conditions  of his early life, said: "I  know n$)w that those years:. of '  struggle, when I wore ' very1 ���  shabby clothes were good for  me; they, helped me to develop backbone and determination."  The Order of the handicapped is an important one> and  on its long list of names aire  many of the noblest men and  women who have   ever lived.  ���  A Christmas atmosphere prevailed at Mrs. Bradford's  when Mrs. Hodgson gave a  demonstration of gift wrapping  following the business session  of the W.I. November meeting.  The simplest - remembrance  should be wrapped with care,  for the wrapping expresses the  thought behind the gift. With  a little care and forethought  we can all make attractive  and  exciting wrappings,    said  Egmont  Z>a  mtty&  'ining  Room  TRY   OUR   SPECIALTIES  "WHERE   QUALITY  COUNTS"  Phone GIBSONS 140  Special fares  Special Christmas and New  Year steamship fares between  Vancouver, Victoria and Nanaimo and between Vancouver  and Seattle and Victoria and  Seattle for school teachers and  students have been announced  by the Caadian Pacific's British Columbia Coast Steamships.  Reduced fare tickets will be  issued by Canadian Pacific,  agents upon presentation of  properly" completed certificates.  Valid going dates are between Thursday December 1,  until and including noon, Sunday January 1, and return  limit is midnight Wednesday,  January 25,  1956.  BY MRS. G. McNUTT  Jimmy Wallace and Ray.  DeLong had a narrow escape  at Earl's Creek. When a bridge  went out a large alder wasv  felled across the space.  Jimmy started over but slip-.  ped and fell in on the upper  side. He managed to hang on  to the tree, but his feet were  carried undernath it by the  rush of water which was near  8 feet deep. Ray? caught hold  of _ a branch and reaching  out got hold of Jimmy who  then let go of the tree. The  wat er was so swift that Ray  was also dragged in and they  both shot down the creek together. "Very fortunately they  managed to get out on a gravel bar about 300 feet further  down stream.  Jimmy had his tomahawk  out for the' vandel who used  hallowe'eh as an 7 excuse to  ruin his wife's canning by  puncturing the lids with a  pocket knife, and stealing a  nighty of the line.  With the birth of a .daughter Darlene Leona, to Mr.  and Mrs. D.E. Gark of Minstrel Island, Carrie Clark  becomes a grandma for the  second time.    .."  Flo and Jack. Williams,  Jackie and Betty came put  of. their house and locked the.  door. There was a rattle in the  garbage pail and out walked  a skunk. They all stood frozen while Mr. Skunk strolled; leisurely around and then  walked! over Flo's feet, turned  the:, corner and canie face to  face with:the ;cat. "That idoes  it"',; breathed Jackie. But no,  Mr. Skunk turned back, crossed Flo's feet again arid went  off into the bush, a narrow  escape-indeed.  Myrtle Dalton is home and"  satisfied with the result of  the operation, on her eye /for  removal of cataract. The other  eye "is to he done after Christmas,  Mr. Beamish is very busy  with his garden and small saw-  rnill after a summer spent in  M a d i s o n Wisconsin," . with  daughter Kay, who is teaching and doing research work  at  the. University, there.  The tractor has gone back  to do seme widening work on .  the road rather than proceed  at present over the wet ground'  between Waugh Lake and the  shore.  : Its a baby girl for Mr. and  Mrs. Ian Blaker, born at Garden Bay.  Congratulations!  Mrs. Tom Peddy home  from Vancouvesr with, a new  son and staying with her parents at present.  a new  <��Thr; (Boast -feus  Port Mellon  BY MRS. SWAN  There was a good turnout at  the first game of the P.T:A.  cribbage v tournament held  last Tuesday, convened by Mrs.  B. Campbell. Mrs. A. Lien,  and Mr. A. Ferguson won the  ladies' and gent's first prizes.  Cribbage will be held once  monthly during the winter.  Refreshments are served by the  PTA.  Mrs. N. Addison spent.; a  few days with her parents,  Mr. and Mrs. ,Boa in Abbots-  ford. Mrs. C. Graham was' in  charge of the Post Office  during her  absence.  Mr. and Mrs. E. Sherman  have returned, from their California hcliday.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Robertson  and baby daughter, former  residents of Port Mellon, were  visitors of the Lyle Wilkies.  Before moving to Abbotsford,  Jack worked in the machine  shop in Port  Mellon.  Mrs. G . McDonald is reported ill in Vancouver, and  waiting for a bed in "the hospital.  .Mrs. Hodgson, and    the.  nice  . thing   about   gift  wrapping  is  that it requires no special talent nor anyt great expense.  Showing first how attractive  gift boxes can be made from  wall paper, then demonstrating  the correct method : to wrap  and 'decorate and make the-  fancy glamour bows, the; attention turned next ;tb< novelty wrapping.  Novelty wrapping requires  a certain amount of imagination, but proves to be a fascinating ^pastime. Among, the  novelty wrappings demonsrat-  ed was a small sleigh with  peppermint candy runners and  drawn by a tiny. reindeer. A  round salt container with tartan and cellophane made an  attractive container for a pair  of sox.  A gay summer    doll's    hat  with a remoyeable crown held  a   small    piece    of    Jewelry.  Nylons were concealed',   in    aV  miniature table lamp..  For the camera enthusiast  films' were packed into a  realistic looking camera made  from a cereal box with aluminum . painted cotton spools  for. lens and film winder.  With a little imagination,  plus some crepe paper and a  head, a jar of jelly was made  to resemble and-old fashioned  lady.    Fancy    tumblers     also  make pretty containers for  jelly. The Christmas, pudding  that is packed in the" family  parcel might lock exciting  when it comes from the steamer, but never glamorous. Mrs.  Hodgson showed that by wrapping with striped tissue, and  making a clown's head from  a rubber ball, adding a neck  ruffle and a fool's cap the  pudding is transformed into  the funniest of clowns. i  The' speaker concluded by  saj'ing that gift wrapping is  a facinating pastime and  once started ori it, the ideas  just come naturally.  The next irieeting   ^will    be  the annual meeting   held    on-  Tues.,   Dec.   6,  in  the  United  church hall.  V An    umbrella    wrapped - in  'candy stripped paper can    be  Jt      Coast News Nov. .24 1955  made, to resemble a huge candy cane. ���������' '���  MdRDdcH;s',,l'l;i  KEEPS UP WITH  SEASONAL CHANGES  FOR THE  Commercial Fisherman  GEAf?  clojhiNg  FOODS  .'������*�����;���     -   tit" ?"-*.'     .; '���  PENDER  HARBOUR  Phone 3F  .-Oft. *Q GoodL!  FOR YOUR  CHRISTMAS SHOPPING  BOXE0or BULK  NUTS - CANDIES - CONFECTIONS  SPECIAL STOCKING PACKACI^ C/^Dj[ES  CHRISTMAS CAKES & l��Ul^lf��GS  CIGARETTES ��� FLAT 50's ��� CIGARS  SPECIAL XMAS PACK - CIGARETTES 4LIGHTER  CHRISTMAS CARDS ��� DECORATIONS .  L  PHONE SECHELT 76  WE DELIVER  ���'"<; i. ��� *���;<>���  INVENTPRY  -^���'!^vv-  0  ��FP  v ;���  .'.*&&  OR PAINTING ACCESSORY  All  Paint  Guaranteed  100%  Pure  THIS IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO SAVE  ON YOUR HOLIDAY DEO^  PURE BAPCO PAINTS SATIN-GLO ENAMELS  VARNISHES, LATEX BAPTONE, IRON OIL  BRUSHES SUNDRIES  SECHELT BUILDING SUPPLIES  PHONE 60Q ��� SECHELT..  Ltd.  B��* Sa__E5S#?____55W ��s  W>^v\   ^  We  are  Prepared  for .Your  CHRISTMAS T-V SHOPPING  WE HAVE DOUBLED OUR FLOOR-  SPACE TO GIVE YOU STILL  GREATER VARIETY OF CHOICE!  NO OTHER CENTRE CAN APPROACH  Our DISPLAY for VARIETY & DUALITY  TV MODELS ON SHOW \VlTH  PRICES STARTING AT $229.95  PHILCO  klCRO-CRlD 390  See This Fine Performer,  Tops - With Timing Device,  An Excellent Piece of  Furniture ��� Plus T V!  .'SPECIAL  MARCONI 1956 FULL 21 INCH  CONSOLE on SWIVEL  FOR ONLY $279.95  3 MONTHS GUARANTEED FREE SERVICE  FREE HOME TRIALS  TRADE-INS ��� TERMS '  YOUR T-V CENTRE  T<  W  Pfione  6  Sechelt Nov. 29: The postponed tea  and sale of St. Hilda's Guild,  Sechelt, will be held in the  Parish Hall, Tuesday  2  p.m.  Dec. 1, Gibsons: The United  Church W.A. bazaar and tea.  Church Hall. ,  Dec. 2:. Selma Park Community Centre. Christmas tea  arid bazaar, Community Hall  2 p.m. .  Dec. 7: Wilson Creek, annual    meeting    Wilson . Creek  Community Centre Association  election of officers,    8.    p.m.  Dec. 9: Sechelt, Indian Residential School Hall 8 p.m.  Mrs. Orcharde's concert, aid  cancer fund.' ���        "    .  This Weeks Special: Think  of it, 35 acres, 1,000 feet  frontage Sechelt Highway, Water, lights, Phone available,  only iVz miles from Gibsons.  Ideal for drive in theatre.  Shopping centre. Subdivision,  only $7500  Harold Wilson  Totem  Realty  Phone  Gibsons  44  evenings 147  REBEKAH BAZAAR  Arbutus Rebekah lodge .bazaar last Saturday experienced  a brisk trade in spite of the  bad weather that kepjt people  from attending. As a result  the event was a success financially and ail who helped  make it a success, are thanked  There was a fine display of  sewing and knitted articles  along with home cooking.  T A D $  SPECIAL   PREACHER  Minister at Sunday's United  Church service at Port IVEeUon  will be C.R. Rustemeyer, lay  preacher, Canadian Forest  Products saftey director.  The service will be taken by  Mr. Rustemeyer and his cer-  mon will be onr "Heart Power".  CARD OF. THANKS  We wish to extend our sincere thanks to the wonderful  friends and relatives who gave  beautiful floral offerings and  comforting support during _the  bereavement of our beloved  ���husband and father, the late  Charles Henryi Sundquist.  ' Thanks also to the doctors  and staff of St. Mary's hospital^ Pender Harbour, to the  Canadian Legion -Branch 112,  and to Mr. arid Mrs. Walter I.  Ackroyd. who officiated at  the, services.  .Mrs. CH.  Sundquist  arid Family.  FOUND 7v ,'���'������ ���'��� -. '7 -V '   ���v'7'-"7-  "An"'answer'������ to     excessive  weight..Ybu've sden it oh T-V.  Now available at Langs Drug  Stores. '^AYDS^ that let    you  lose,weightVwithout  "dieting,'^  says'.'������''' Arthur fGodfrey;    "Reduce the way-the    stars    do.  take  Ayds,"7: an^V'eat  all,   you  wanJt^^No,. drugs,   No.' TLaxi- .  fives  in  .this   Vitamirie    arid >  Mineral Reducing Plan. AYDS,  just    $3.25    at   Langs ^rug  Stores, Gibsons and Secheit.^6  HELP WANTED      V "  FOR SALE  EMPLOYMENT  INFORMATION   V  DO YOU NEED HEIiP?  DO YOU WANT WORK?  Place your  Requirements   for  Female  Helpv with  WHITAKER  & REYNOLDS  Cherry Whii_.k��r's Office  '-$    Box  126V a_&_���_���_-';''  ���  Phones: days, Secheli   63.  7. ^ ,' eV*ni��|gs*; BIB orH?|R;  WO_M_~WANT-.D   ~~  Spray and brush painting;  also paperhanging. J. Melhus.  Phone  Gibsons |3. ttri  WANTEP  "Platform' scales, R.W.    Vernon, Gower Rd. Gibsons, 26Q.  Girls used vBicyele,   Phone  V5^;^!^eltV''.7.-...������.��� ,.,>:y-ilr:y: ��������� ���,.  ^_.oomr'fiirid board for father  and    small    daughter,    Keith  Robinson, c/o Mrs. Kari, Cannery Rd. Gibsons.         FOR RNET~~  Rental,     very     comfortable  warm furnished    home    right  here    in    Gibsons    only    $50  month. Totem Realty.  INSURANCE      ~  Fire,. Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Realty, Gibsons. tfn  GORDOlO^NCIES  Sechelt  REAL   ..STATE  ��� . and   INSURANCE  Phone 53F Evenings  and  Holidays    81M  FOR  SALE"        '"T"       ~  1942~Two ton flat deck  Che v. Truck, cheap. Good rubber. Runs,well. Also . troller  31X8 about, Nearly" new motor and gurdies, 4 spools. L.L.  Larson, Madeira Park, B.C. or  phone Pender Harbour IS: (6  HI FIDElIfY~SYSTEM  A good low priced system  Phone  76M Gibsons    ' 47  Amherst Piano for sale7~re_  sonable.  Phone 115F Gibsons.  TOTEM FLASHES  Bargain, Maderia Park area,  4V_:  acres,  223 > waterfrontage,  good water and soil $2750.  Hopkins, waterfrontage, two  houses, only $9,000 ���_, terms.  Rental ��� very comfortable  hou_e, '2 bedrooms, right in  Gibsons. Furnished $50 month.  Sechelt Highway, 1 acre land  house needs some finishing,  $750 down balance as rent.  Hopkins, ��� main    highway,  good building lot,  $250. Its  a  ;' real buy. v  Better  buys always at  TOTEM REALTY    A  Gibsons B.C.  Buy the world's finest knit-  ing yarns by..���: rriail. Today  send 10c for 200 fringe samples. Eleanor .Violet, 2588  Alma Road, Vancouver 8 (47)  WOOD '  ���,   Alder or-Fir  ^ls��y Slab Wood  ... xy, SIERyiCE^ FUELS,':   .'  ��� '���'A..'.: "V'"V..���Ran'..VexnonV^'-:,;".:.  ' v VV- EtioneV Gibsons'-iSQyXy  X.y Valour-type, .English Coal,:  Oil Header. 'GoodV asV "nevirV  Murdo Stewart, Gibsons.   v  . Girls 'bicycle, dry wood and :.-  other, articles    for ysaiei.   See  Mrs: KV.kari,    Cannery    Rd.  Gibsons. '   .  ,' Combination Moffat range  in good ��� cbhditibhy. Sfeeheit 57Y  Pender Harbour- Choice lot  fcr saleV',Qh";-s main vhig^siy, .  easily'feiearfedl'dood ���soil ^plenty  water. 223 ft waterfrontage..  Electricity to run aierbss proper.^., Must he seen tp7 be appreciated. Fore shore lease.  Apply Mrs. C.R. Curiiming, R.  -R.''viVHalfmc^'Ba^>;^.aV'y;  TJurkeys and roasting chiek-  ens for Christmas. R;W. Vernon, Gower Rd. Gibsons 26Q *  .'��� jE\$M M mte>,#98$. ,.CQn-  diticm,    lyirs.    R.W-    Vernon,  ������tM^o^MQ'-'':'-'r'y: y- ���';'J- - "'*'��� -it  Crysler Crown marine mq-  torV Good 7. condition. ��250.  Kjeld Paulson, Porpoise Bay  R<JL, Sechelt; B.C. 47  Heavy" two" "drum   donkey,  blocks and line. Cheap for cash ���  Kjeld Paulson, Porpoise    Bay  Rd, Sechelt,; B.C. 47  See  our Used    Oil    Burning,  Coal and Wood Burning Ran--  ges. Parker's    Hardware,    Seohelt tfn,  WATCH" REPAIRS ~~"  Fast,    accui'ate,    guaranteed  watch  repairs;    Marine  Men's  Wear, Gibsons'. tfn  Watch Impair: All types of  watches and jewelry repaired.  Reliable, fast, efficient. Union  General Store   Sechelt.       t-fn  reaiTestate  Garden Bay  By Judith Fletcher  Mr. Duncan spent a few  days visiting in Vancouver. ;  Mrs. M.O. McQuarrie, a  resident of Pender. Harbour  for- 45 years is convalescing  in St. Mary's'hospital. i  Rev. Canon  Green of    Columbia Coast Mission    was    a  recent visitor to  the  Harbour.  district.    "   . ,7  Mrs.    Warren     Hartley     is.  spending a holiday here.  Mrs. Doug Murray of Powell River recently spent a.  few days visiting friends at  Irvine's Landirig.  .:', Mr. A. Burl was a recent  business "visitor inV Vancouver''  The public health nurse held  ;:a ^monthly clinic Nov. 22 at  ;the.ho_ne'of Mr., and MrsT- ErieV  Tbayidsori, GardenVvBay. These  ; clinics are held' the fourth  ���Tuesday'in  the.month.   ;      ].-���-���  mngQ cirr.iva  At a well attended meeting  of the Pender Harbour PTA.  chaired by Mrs. C. Lee president, final arrangements were  made for a Bingo-Cornival to  be held in the Community  "Hall, Dec 2 at 7.30 p.m. It  will be sponsoredi jointly by  the PTA and the Students  Council.  Some interesting attractions  are being arranged to suit all  ages. A door prize of a 201b  turkey for the first prize is  being offered with a 31b fruit  cake for second prize to be  delivered to the , winner in  itime for Christmas. Tickets  ��� may be purchased from any  student  An interesting film from the  Vancouver Traffic and Safety  Council entitled "Who Me?",  was shown to the gathering.  y^M^f.^.f.^  , Born to7 Mr. and Mrs. Ron  Jaeger on Oct.; 27, a son,  Daniel Horton.  Coast News Nov. 24 1955      5  Before using water from  natural sources such as streams  or lakes, it should first be  tested for saftey.  For  The  Holiday  Season!  CONGOLEUM, LINOLEUM and RUGS  QUAKER and REXOLEUM  TILE VEIN -  SUPERVEIN -  ANGLO TILE ��  9" x 9"  9,J x 9  9" x 9"  meei  Cehtiriued .from page;' 1  a wider jurisdiction. Considerable good was accomplished at  Ottawa and committees were  . set up to*, go into ��� the various  problems. He forecast a continuing committee coming into  being something which the C.  C F. had. advocated.  Income of farmers had dropped which Mr. Webster thought  Was hot a good trend. The C.  C.F., he said, was urging the  government to establish. an  Agricultural commission to  study problems of rural life.  It might take a couple of years  to complete the study but he  thought it should be done. He  favored the appointment of  the Clyne commission to study  the milk situation but thought  the sanitation aspects of the  report only one ?rigle; He  could see as the result of the  report a tying together of all  legislation concerning the pro"  duction and sale of milk.  British Columbians had the  lowest milk consumption record in all Canada , he added.  In conclusion he said the  CCF. in looking into the future must appeal to the thinking man and woman. "We will  all have to think more to survive," he said.  Church Services  November 27,  ANGLICAN  First Sunday in Advent  St. Bartholomew's.    Gibsons  3.30 p.m. Evening prayer  ,     11.00 a.m. Sunday School  St. Hilda's, Sechelt  11.00   a.m.   Holy  Communion  1.45 p.m.  Sunday School  I,,.,. Si. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11 a.m. Sunday School  2.00 p.m. Evensong  Si. Mary's, Pender Harbour  11.00 a.m. Divine Service  UNITED  ~\. Gibsons  | Public   Worship,   11.00  a.m.  |;       Roberts Creek, 2 p.m.  '>��� Wilson Creek  Public Worship, 3.30 p.m.  ���y.        -       Port   Mellon  Y Community Church  -      .7 7.30 p.m.  ST. .VINCENT'S  ���tHoly Family,  Sechelt,    9 a.m.  |iSt. Mary's. Gibsons, 10.30 a.m.  ^Port Mellon,   first  Sunday   of  I    each month at 11.35  a.m.  f PENTECOSTAL  |;       10 a.m. Sunday  School  ; 11  a.m. Devotional  %      '7.30     Evening  Service  r       7.30 Wenesday Evenings.  8 p.m. Friday, night  -- A Gauge -- 17c per tile  - 3rd Gauge �� 12c per tile  -- 2nd Gauge - 12c per tile  HALL RUNNER ��� MATS ��� COCO, MATS  FLOOR PAINTS & VARNISHES  SEE US ABOUT YOUR PROBLEMS  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES, LTD.  PHONE GIBSONS 53  s^^ti^sjmmm^mim^mmm^mtm!^  Pre��Chrisfmas Specials  on a New Shipmentsf China!  NOV. 24 to 26 ONLY!  AINSLEY CUPS & SAUCERS, 4 DIFFERENT PATTERNS  Florals and Scenics: Cup and Saucer 4,9c  ATTRACTIVE  EVERY DAY CUPS & SAUCERS  Good Shape, Coloring and Size:        35c   or   3 / $1  NEW HEAT-PROOF MIXING BOWLS, SETS of 4  COLORFUL FLORAL PATTERN PER SET:    $3,25  Remembr the Dates for above Specials: Nov. 24-26.  New  Stock  of  Lovely  China  and  Glass  Tea  and  Coffee-Pots  JOHN 3. DUNKIN  -Doctor -of Optommtrf  * 906  Birks  Building  VANCOUVER. B;C.  REVERE WARE. Copper Bottomed, Good Supply  From Covered.Sausepan, 1V_ qt. at $7 to  Covered Fry-Pan, Large Size at $12.95  These last a Life Time!  Full Range of PYREX WARE, Colored or clear  Excellent Siock of Kitchen Ware.  Gibsons Hardware  PflftNE 33   ���     GlflgOXS  mm  REMINDS YOU  Only 26 More Shopping Days!  EARLY SHOPPING - BEST CHOICE  CAREFUL ATTENTION TO PHONE OR MAIL ORDERS  PKone  2 GIBSONS Theatre  Bldg.  _���___��   _^_b_______1    ___���   ���  Gibsons Since 1945  John Coleridge Realty  The  Oldest Established Office  (Immediately NSouth ��f the  Post Office)  Notary Public  Sales.  Conveyancing,   Management  Agent for    the   Official  Administrator etc.  Connection with important  Vancouver 'Realtors.  Local Office DVA and VLA  Power Outage  SUNDAY Nov. 27  Gibsons area, S - 10 'a.m,  Sechelt area, 8-12 a.m.  Replacing Poles damaged in recent, storm  52 FORD SEDAN  RADIO # HEATER  51 CHEV. DeLUXE SEDAN  RADIO & HEATER  50 PREFECT SEDAN  REAL TRANSPORTATION  y>-.y'i:-i' ... i .���  BRITISH  COItyMBBA  POWER COMMISSION  mix  51 PONTIAC SEDAN  LIKE NEW  50 CHEVROLET SEDAN  RADIO .& "BEATER      ft8QK  A TpP GAR' .<|0yM  .r.nnni, n.,.1.11    M   i.     M  48 OLDSMOBILEr$$tiWW$��  A REAL GOOD CAR        $595  "*_  46  . FORD     3 TON  TRUCK  2-Speed Axle -- newthies  5  47 MERCURY  SEDAN  NICE AND CLEAN  '38 CHEV. SEDM   $��5  "THE NAME THAT MEANS Av GOOD DEAL  PHONE 5G   SECHELT  WILSON CREEK Coast News Nov. 24 1955  'smsm&sm  L_M_*H2^2M  Christmas is Just Around the Corner!  We are Working  Night and Day  to be Ready for It.  Why Not Come In While  The Selection Is Good?  Try Our Lay-away Plan  Theatre Bldg.  GIB SONS  Phone   41 F  __*^g*��T^^  Sechelt Peninsula  ROD & GUN CLUB  Second Annual  GAME  DIMMER  SAT. DEC. 3  7.30 SHARP  Tickets Now on Sale at  Sechelt Tea Room. ��� Parkers Hardware  or from any Club Memebr.  Get Your TichtsiEARLY!  Limited To 250 Persons  Dancing  -  Mellonaires  Chris's  Now Accredited Dealers For  LeRcfyJiwelry &  Watches  WE HAVE THE FINEST DISPLAY OF  GUARANTEED DIAMONDS & WATCHES  g&m^I^AY RINGS   v  FAST RELIABLE SERVICE  ON  WATCH & JEWEI.RY:Ri_PAIRS  We Carry a Fine Assortment of  COSTUME JEWElJRY  Jewelry Sets - Bracelets  . Ear-Rings.-->Cuff'Lines' etc.  Beautiful Gift Items - A Wide Choice  PHONE SECHELT 96  'Ail-  -:)  *?te��e��efc'&  'pine  0p<w4U  NOW OPERATING AT  SELMA PARK  SPECIALIZING IN:  CHICKEN DINNERS  CLAM CHOWDERS  STEAKS - CHOPS  HOURS:  WEEK DAYS ��� 7 A.M. to 12 P.M  SUNDAYS ��� S A.M. to 12 P.M.  PHONE SECHELT 90M  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  BY   CHUCK  TOMPKINS  He Grey Cup, . Canada's  greatest .single sports event, is  finally being played, in the  West. Saturday is Grey Cup  day in Vancouver from 9-3CV  in the morning when the parade starts, to 1.15 kick-off  time, and into the small hours  of the morning when the  game will have been replayed  for the  umpteenth time.  Edmonton Eskimos were un-  doubtably the team to represent the west from the start  of the season. The Montreal  Alouettes had a little more  trouble in gaining the honour  to represent  the  East.  It should be a battle between the terrific passing arm  of the Alouettes Sam Etche-  yerry and the grinding ground  attack of Edmonton's Kwong,  Bright, Miles.and Parker.  The outcome" of the game  will probably be decided' on  a fumble or intercepted pass  but "I Predict" tells me that  the Eskimos split "T" and  double fullback formation will  be toQ much for Montreal _���  Eskimos to win.  Softball dance at Roberts  Creek, Sat. Nov. 26, get your  tickets from your team managers.  ��� BASKETBALL:   Elphinstone  Cougars   vs   Gibsons   Orphans  at the high school  gym    Friday, 8.30 p.m. ?, ���'  s.necUe  Anew Sechelt Motor Transport bus schedule became effective Nov. 24, Cecil Lawrence transport operator announces.  There will be two trips  daily to Vancouver via the  upper road leaving Powell  River at  *J:.30 and 3.30. p.m.  There will be one trip daily  from Vancouver by the upper  roaS leaving Vancouver at  9.15 a.m. dailyi. There will  also be a lower road trip  from Vancouver leaving at  2.30 p.m. daily.  r��i_"��_rii��t��.*��_uU��_i  EHMMMH0UII  NOTICE  Anyone who suspects there are leaks in either wale*  mains or private lines off the mains in ihe Village of Gibsons please advise any Village Commissioner or Jack  Marshall.  There has been �� heavy loss of water since the freeze-  up and the cause is still undetected.  R. BURNS, Clerk  ..IHIHIHHIIMHinMIIIII.  ^Ss��i.;e=KS��EEse��.i  _f^K-��3fi__��SS;  OPEN  RESTUARANT   ...  Young Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher, or Alf and Elsie, as they  are better known, have opened  a restaurant ih; Selma Park,  in premises previously known  as the Curve Ihn  They have called their new  venture Fletcher's Fine Food,  and opened at vthe beginning  of/this week.5; V  They 7 are specializing in  steaks, chops, clam chowders  and chicken dinners.  We now have, a full new shipment of   N  SHORTIE GOWNS ��� SHORTIE PYJAMAS  Rayon - Nylon etc. from $2.95 up vv  Lovely Nylon Nighties -'. Dainty -Trim ���  & Matching Bed Jackets - delicate Colors v  Beautiful Slips - Panties-Half Slips   V  OUR LAY AWAY PLAN  Is  For   Your. Convenience,  Take  Advantage  of it for   Christmas   Shopping  Phone 35R  IS MESS _ STYLE MM  GIBSON S  Theatre Building  BASKETBALL  One of the largest crowds  that ever turned out for a  basketball game in Gibsons  watched Saturday night's  games in Elphinstone High  school gytm and saw the Elphinstone- High boys' and girls'  teams win each of their games.  Cheer leaders for bath Gibsons and Squamish enlivened  proceedings between periods  and during each time out. ft  was one of the best basketball evenings Gibsons has experienced.  The girls game was close  all the way with little to  choose between either teams.  The local girls won ./by a 21-1$  score. -/��� ' "' ��� /V,  V Thebpys' game was tight in  the first half but the second  half saw a change in the Elphinstone Cougars and they went  on to' win 41-29.    "  The local,boys were led by  Detug Davies who scored 24  ���points and collected a., large  share ofVthe rebounds," Mike  Whitaker. and : Wayne Pc.oie  were also outstanding. Tom  Rivetts from Squamish was  the pick of the visitors.  NOTICE   TO   CONTRACTORS  Sealed: tenders will be received up to nc6n(P.S.T;> Dec.  14th, 1955, by the undersigned for the conversion and  painting of Ranger st'n. Bldgs.,  at Seohelt, B.C. '���  Plans and specifications may  be obtained from the district  Forester, Vancouver, Forest  Ranger, Sechelt or the undersigned upon a deposit of $5.00  refundable upon return - of  plans and specifications ih  good condition within, thirty  days of the date of opening of  tenders.  . Tenders will not be considered unless made out on the  form supplied and signed, and  a deposit of 10% of the tender  is enclosed, payable to the order of the minister of finance  for British Columbia, which  shall be forfeited if the tenderer declines to enter into  the contract when called upon  to do so. Cheques of the unsuccessful tenderers will be returned when, the contract, is  awarded.  No tender shall be    considered ��� having    any    qualifying  clauses, whatsoever,    and    the  'lowest or any tender net necessarily accepted.  Tenders must  be' submitted  in  the  envelope  marked"Teri_  der. for the    conversion    arid  painting   of'   Ranger    Station  Buildings  at  Sechelt,  B.C."  CD. ORCHARD,  Chief Forester and Deputy  Minister  cf Forests.   '  Nov. 21st, 1955.  Parliament   Buildings,  Victoria, B.C.  Thriftee's Toyland is Really Ready  s   ' ...     ' ' '* .  With the Biggest Selection Yet!  DOLLS - GAMES - TOYS - BUGGIES - WAGONS  #1$  of; C^  BE THRIFT^��� SHOP TH���FTEE ���'..    V7V  "3.,  GIBSONS x^f PHONE 34F  BE SURE OF YOUR*  OF  HOT WATER BOTTLES  VELECTRIC HEAT PADS  THERMOGENE WOOL  $1.59, to $4.50  $6.50 to $io:oo  .70c and $1.23  Bayers Aspirin .19,..29 and .7flc  Jack and Jill Syrup and Chest rub  Regular $1.09 value for .89c  Tyrolaris antibiotic solution $1.00  Bionet Nasal Spray $1.00  Neo-Synephrine Spray $1.00  Oradet Antibiotic Lozenges               v. $1.25  Hot water Bottle Attachment Sets $1.00  Clinical Thermometers $1.50  ���Dettol Antiseptic: ���            . 8 oz    $1.10  Atomizers, Enema Bags, Rectal Syringes.  Phillips Magnesia  Castoria:  Tincture of  Iodine  Vaseline  .29, .55 and .89c  .45 and  .75c  ' .35c  4 oz    .29c  OTSECHELT fiffe GIBSONS

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