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Array Provincial X-ibr.tr  Victoria, Bo C.  Published   in   Gibsons, B.C.  Volume 9, Number 44.  November 10,. 1S55.  Serving the Growing  Sunshine Coast  From   Squamish  to Pender Harbour  ouse  Gibsons Public Library  announced for next Wednesday afternoon  Last weeks rampaging waters almost wrecked the Glow-  holm Power plant.  Steve Howlett of the B.C.  Power Commission reported  the reason for the! long power  outage on Thursday night and  Friday morning last' was that  the Clowholm River had gone  on a rampage and almost demolished the power station  there.  Crews, were flown in from  Nanaimo, and with pumps of  the Forestry department, sandbags, and boardirig up of windows, got enough water out  to resume operations.  ,-A't one. time, the water  around the plant was so high  a large log floating smashed  in the upper part of a- window  The switch yard was undermined and; washed out, transformers were tipped against  each other, and riiany ��� more  occurrences, any one of which  was ienough to disrupt the  whole system.  The earlier breaks on Thurs  day were caused by four trees  crashing across the lines near  Roberts Creek. '  There will be a short break  ' in the Power on Sunday, from  8-10 a.m. to    permit    further  repairs  to  the plant/  Crews  are    still    working  cleaning   silt from   the   interior of the plant    and    equipment.    ' ��� -  The short power shut off  on Saturday afternoon was  made to permit the department of public works.crew.to  put in their temporary bridge  at Mission Creek.  After a sleepless Wednesday night ** worrying aboil!  power lines, Steve Howlett,  B.C. Power Commission manager at Sechelt. did not call  out his crews for actual breaks  until late Thursday afternoon.  In spite of the distances separating the .breaks, the power  was off for about four, hours.  The break early) Friday  morning lasted longer, but was  repaired and power was available again around 8 a.m. V  Coinciding with Young Canada Book week, Gibsons Lib-  aray Week will be from Nov.  1 to 20.  v At Gibsons, the Public Lib-  rary will hold Open House  on ^Wednesday Nov. 16 from  3 to 5 p.m.,.to give everyone  an oppertunity to visit *and inspect the new premises and  the, booteS contained. .Librari-  apfr will be-on hand with in-  formattcra. .regarding both.  ^Saturday;.' Nov. 19/ there  will be -a -Story hour for' tfie  Children. From 10;15 to^ll.  ��.m���' children up,-,to 8 years  "y-6ii^su& hfa^'l^to^-^^-ttrttty*  for reading of stories by Mrs.  REMEMBRANCE DAY  On !Remembrance Day there  will be a parade 'from the  Legion Hall at 10.30.All 'disVv  trict organizations have been  invited to the church service  in the TLegion Halt at 11.00  asm. to be conducted by Rev.  Canon Oswald, assisted by  the Rev. E.F. Kemp of the  United Church, and Rev. T.  Stronstad of* the Pentacostal  Church.  Laying of wreaths at the  Cenotaph will follow the service this year, to permit more  to take part in the ceremony.  A stag  smoker  is    planned  Nov. 10    evening    at    Legion  Hall in Gibsons,  for. members  . of Canadian Legion Br.  109.  A Cabaret is planned for N-  the evening of Nov. 11, at  Legion 'Hall, for members and  their wives, auxiliary members and their husbands, also  any visitors  in   their   homes.,  N.R;* McKibbin, and from 11.  to. 11.45, -Mrs.-. Wortman, will  read for those over 8 ye?irs.  There will be a librarian  on, hand to arrange for �� new  members.  Thirty new books for the  younger readers have been  added to those on hand, and  more  are   coming.  The public Library in Gibsons; built by the, Kiwanis  Club, and - operated by the  Gibsons Library _toard, is the  culmination of many years of  interest in reading in the Gibsons district. .   --  The firsts available -knowledge places the-Gibsons Library in the Gibsons Heights  post office, which occupied a  store. belonging to L.S. Jackson, situated on the, Pratt Road  near where the Mainil horiie is  new. This was in    the    years  October wettest  BY   R;F.   KENNETT  Briefly clearing skies and  plunging temperatures brought  to an end the. wettest October  in five years, when the mer-  icury dipped to> 31 degrees on  Oct. 31, bringing with it the,  first heavy frost of the fall  season.  Except for higher than normal" wind speeds and rainfall,  October followed an average  pattern as indicated by the  following fi g u r e s together  -with normal, figures in brae  kets:  7 Rainfall  6.87  inches    (3.64),  Days with rain   17  (14);  Highest     temperature     60.4  (64.0);      Lowest    " temperature  1912 to 1914. Mr. Fred Stil-j> Mrs. Penson,, who was a  ler, post master, with the assis-;' member of the women's In-  ance-of Mrs. Edith Harris, op-A stitute. took over the care and,  erated the Library. In those -\ distribution of the books and  years, the books all came'; kept them for several :_ ^years  from the Travelling Library^; until 1936. The Women's In-  a branch of the .Provincial^ stitute became the official  Library in Victoria.       y > sponsor.  * In' the year 1915, the trayel-V- Mr?- Benn Sr. took on the  ling Library, was installed, in & work next, and with the.  the home of Billy Faull, un- ~ assistapce pf various mem-;  der the sponsorship of the J bers of the Women's Institute,  Farmers institute. Mr. Faull's >! kept the library going, for 6  house was,at the junction of �� years- V;      V  "the Sechelt highwaymen non^l     Mrs-  Howard relieved Mrs.  existent except,  for   &    traitxi Continued! on 5page 2    ' ,  Cannery^- Road, Wlvere Mr. Sid  Dates here have been lost  with 9 volumes of W.I. minutes.  Mr. Jake Hensa, who lived  further out on the Cannery  Road, took over. after Mr.  Faull ceased to be librarian.  Traffic almost at normal  > --���"*& t * ***Stt~'  in years  31.5   (31.4);  Mean ^temperature 47.8  (48.1); Mean maximum 53.4  <54.1); Mean minimum temperature  42.2   (42.2). '  Mean cloud cover 63%  (64%); and the wettest day  Oct. 24 with 1749 inches compared to the average of .94  inches.  Residents of the Sunshine  Coast would do; well to check  basement drains and ditches  for November has started the  ball roll-rig with nearly two  inches of rain in the first  tw0 days. Nevertheless it will  have to go soriie to beat the  13.36 inches recorded for November of last year.  Hills flooded  Thursday morning when  the culvert below Palmers  apartments in Gibsons proved  too small to handle the water  rushing down the ditch, the  stream flowed across the pavement 7 and under Hill's Machine shop, where it undermined the cement approach and  flowed en down into the basement stock room.  ..A new concrete approach  to.the shop is necessary, and  the basement has been cleaned. Much- of the stock was  salvagable.  In connection with well  water which appears to be  ^contaminated, Mr. Williams,  provincial sanitary inspector,  .advises that it be chlorinated.  If the water is discolored only  he advises .boiling before use.  - Traffic on the Sunshine  Coast is almost back to normal. The temporary1 bridge  over Mission Creek is in service arid, the detour via the  lower Road by-passes the.  wash out near Roberts Creek.  Traffic to Port Mellon was  resumed earlier; when the  damaged bridge beyond Hopkins Landing was made passable.  The bridge over Mission  Creek at Wilson % Creek became unsafe for Vehicles about  3yyptui*^Thursday ���; afternoon;,  about 4.30 p!m; School buses  took the children as far as the  bridge from the High school  at Gibsons, and they were met  on the other side by other  buses, on Wednesday. By evening the creek had swollen to  river proportions, and cribs  which were being laid for a  new bridge at that point  were washed out a he same  ime. .  The bridge over Hastings  Creek on the, Bort ��� Mellon  Road had a deep Hvashout at  eoch end,, and the structure  had been moved on its footings, rendering it impassable.  Men going to work at the  pulp mill at Port Mellon were  met at the other side of the  bridge. They crossed on a  footplank.  The culverts used to replace  the bridge on the Upper Road  tp Roberts Creek, which washed out in November 1954 were  washed out again,  . At several points on Thursday, notably east    of    Wilson  Creek and along the upper  road east of Roberts Creek',  water over a foot Seep coursed  along the highway for as  much as a hundred  yards.  f Families evacuated from  the flooded section of Wilson  Creek were Mrs. Henderson,  Mr. and Mrs. Russell, Mr. arid  Mrs. McLoed, the Littles,  Levitt Wrights, Reynolds, Burtons, Gilbertsons, Mutters,  Phairs and Ericksons.  People of the neighborhood,  including Mrs. L.S. Jacksoii,  Mrs.    Forbes,     Mrs..    George  sheins; Nygretts,^ Johnsons and  Stckes, took the families into  their homes until flooded  houses could be. cleaned and  dried and made habitable  once  more.  Some  of-the  less  LOGGERS, SHOAL BAY RES  (Continued  on   Page  5)  "leaders needed  The urgent need for leaders for the Brownies and  Girl Guides was stressed at  a recent meeting of the  Ladies Auxiliary to those  groups. More mothers are  needed in this'Association.  Eight members were on hand  to elect Mrs. Sergant vice-  chairman.  The association moved to  send ari open invitation to  the PTA as original sponsors of the first Gibsons Guides and Brownies, to attend  the Presentation and Flying-  Up Ceremonies on Monday,  Nov. 14. at 7.30 in the Legion  Hall.  Ems  At the public hearing Monday on the Gibsons Resident  Loggers Association applica-"  tion for a land use permit for  dumping and booming logs in  Shoal Bay witnesses appeared  for both sides and presented .  reasons for and against.  The  meeting   was  held     in  Gibsons' School Hall  ~in    the-  afternoon    with    E.F.    Little,  government agent at  Vancouver    as    commissioner,    Fred  Holland representing  the loggers   and Mrs.    F.M.    Doxee,  secretary     of   .! the     Resident,  Beach  Property   Owners'   Association. Assisting  Mr.  Little  were  D.  Borthwick,   assistant;  superintendent    of    land     at  Victoria and M. Matinuik. provincial lands  inspector,    Vanr  couver.  The loggers presented, th.eir  side of the case first and Robert Burns village clerk, appearing' as a private citizen  explained how the bay had  been used for log storage  since  1900  because it was    a  natural shelter. He added that  the income from this_ operation was far greater than that  of any other source in this  area.  Robert Jackson of    Jackson  Brothers    Logging     Co.,    explained  the situation  at    Wil-  1 son Creek booming ground and  (said that owing to the uncertain   lease   situation   no   work  couldbe dene to improve conditions and there was now no  room  for  a    private    logger.  He was   of the     opinion     no  other  logs    than    MacMillans  could be handled  there.  ���  Robert    LeFeuvre    of     the  Farmers    Institute    reiterated  the previous stand  of the  institute    that   . the     booming  ground was necessary in Shoal  Bay.  Stan Tyson, log operator,  said logs he had at Wilson  Creek broke up in a storm  owing to the breakwater being suitable. He expressed  the view that it was not profitable for  loggers  to  operate  from Wilson Creek.  Wally* Peterson, Village commissioner appearing as representative of the commission  said the commission was try-  irig to encourage industry in  Gibsons and the logging in  Shoal Bay was cne of the  industries Gibsons has. He  said the bathing beach was  not good and. most of the  swimming. was done off the  booms anyway. He could not  see any harm in having loggers in Shoal Bay. If they  were removed it would cut  off quite an industry. No  children would get hurt there  any more so than children do  get hurt else where,  Tom Davey, Logger expressed the view Shoal. Bay was  the' safest place in which to  boom. He did not regard it  as practical that logs should  be dumped anywhere else. The  commissioner asked what it  would, cost to improve Shoal  Bay logging grounds to which  Mr. Davey replied they would  first have to have' a longer  lease so   they  could   put in a  proper dump. The cost would  be low owing to voluntary  labor,  he said.  With low cost at Shoal Bay  what would it cost for a  booming ground at Twin  Creek, Mr. Little asked. Mr.  Davey replied: about $6,000.  Mrs. Doxee asked if as a business man he should not put up  money in order to make mon-  ey;Mr. Davey answered that  he would have to and he had  done so up to' the .present.  Walter Nygren, representing  the Board of Trade said the  reason the board was in favor of retaining the booming  ground was a purely business  proposition. Ed. Feidler representing the Canadian Legion  also threw in the Legion's  support for retention of- the  booming ground.  Mr.. Holland presented his  views and was of the opinion  a yearly lease would be better  so as to make any work done  on the booming ground profitable. He argued there should  be facillities available so the  loggers could dump into    the  water on a ten foot tide. He  said it would cost cost twice  as much to dump at Twin  creeks owing to the longer  haul.  Asked by the commission if  the !'��� loggers    association    had  any  indemnification   fcr   residents if damage was    caused,  Mr.  Holland  said     he     could  not find  any way to  get such  coverage. If such indemnification was in the lease the association    would    have    to    be  bonded to cover it, he added.  The   commissi.ner   referring  to  the previous report on the  situation said  that    Mr    Holland  apparenly  had  no     confidence  in  the report     which  the    commissioner    said    was  made  by two competent men.  Mr.  Holland  replied that     he  would not say that but he could  say  the loggers  did not    feel  the alternatives   offered   were  suitable.  He  added    the    loggers might not    be    able     to  stay in   business  at  other  log  booms. At one boom    offered  their operations would be limited and at another the prices  offered were not profitable, he  said.  Mrs. Doxsee in opening the  case for the resident owners  said she could not. understand the attitude of the village commission after making  promises that no commercial  venture would be allowed in  the area.  Mrs. Doxsee said the lease  now expired was granted on  condition other areas were  surveyed which was done and  if the loggers wait much longer there will be none left for  them.  Mrs. Kenny, old    age    pensioner,     said     she    was     not  against  the  loggers.   She   wa^.  the mother of a    logger    but  she reported     walls  . cracked,  chimney   damaged   and   dishc s  broken,    she    also     relate.T  how    she    had    to    get    he.>.>  at 2 a.m. one morning to kec  a  large   log     from     smashir  her  premises.    She    also    r  ported loggers  working     du  ing tlie night and on Sanaa;  Continued' on page  2 2    Coast News   Nov.   10   1955  1  (Continued from Page  1)*  Published   by   Secheli   Peninsula   News   Ltd.  every Thursday, ai Gibsons, B.C.  FRED   CRUICE,   Editor  and  Publisher,  DO   WORTMAN,   Advertising   Manager  _$e_nber   B.C.   Div.,   Canadian   Weekly   Newspaper   Association  Box  128. Gibsons B.C. Phone 45W  Authorized Second Class Mail, Post Office Dep_r_aent, Ottawa  Hates of Subscription:  12 mos. $2; 6 mos. $1.25; 3  mos. 75c  United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year. 5c per copy  In case anyone" has not realized Gibsons is a growing community it might help if they keep before them the knowledge  that in the 1948 telephone book there were 8_ names and in  the most recerit book there are.close to 500 names. That number will-be increased in the not too distant future.  A factor which has not yet taken a complete hold on the  community is that with growth comes added responsibilities  which must be faced. There will be such problems as a greater  water supply, safer fire protection, better policing, sewerage  and other health problems.  Increased population increases municipal revenue but the problems that come with more people mount at a greater rale than  does the revenue the municipality recieves. Also with an increasing population,  a broader outlook is necessary.  There was discussion at the last village commission meeting  on the subject of Garbage collecting. From it arose remarks  ���fihat the village cannot collect money from a taxpayer for certain services unless that service was actually used by that  taxpayer. The meaning of this is an owner of unimproved;  land within the village does not have to pay anything more  than the taxes on the land.  A quick glance over revenue and expenditure of the village  shows that taxes collected from improved and unimproved  land goes into one pot and can be spent on water j roads,, fire  protection and general expenses, all of whyih the holder of unimproved property moy never use. The owner of a piece' of  land on which a good home cculd be built may never set foot  on Gibsons roads, he may never drink any of. our water,; he may  _iever need the fire department or he may. never cause any of  the general expenses to be used7 Yet the owner of .the land pays  taxes for these, items. ���.,.-.  To return to garbage collecting, is riot the health of this  community something on which the owner of unimproved property capitalizes when the land is sold? The buyer likes the  cleanliness of Gibsons also the general health picture. But  only the user of the garbage system pays for it.. If on the other  of unimproved land has a legitimate complaint which could be  Sand Gibsons had a.reputation for. being untidy, that owner  lodged with the village commission r- and the owner of that  property would not have to contribute any funds for the improvement of garbage disposal so. he could sell, his property at  a profit. It just does not make municipal coimrncn sense.  . Perhaps British Columbia municipal laws should be ���evised  _fecause of jtnel newer conditions' facing t$-e province -ahd.VJthe ;  raunicipaiitiesV A'new look is required into general conditions;  arid some of the legalities that bind municipalities should be  removed so they can face the future with a greater hope. A  wider view of property holders' responsibilities to; municipal  government should be explored. Unimproved land is usually  held for speculation and the profit as a result of that speculation is really built up by the people actually living here and paying taxes and other costs surrounding life under municipal  government. The speculator should pay a share of all costs.  The speculator benefits.  This idea might be radical to British Columbia but before  many years pass there will be more radical items than this become a reality in view cf changing conditions.  IMPORTED HYSTERICS  In the November issue of Liberty, Gordon Sinclair has a  column in which he offers comment on this and that. Regard- .  ing the Grey Cup and. the antics of westerners when in the ;  east, he says: "Without it, (the Grey cup Sgariie), we easterner's  are free of those phony, overhospitable back-slaps whereby synthetic westerners, all done up with cow-puncher's bonnets, go  through the motions of being breezy and wind up being bores.  " Who wants his bones crushed by some horny-handed fugitive from a wheat bin, just because the U.S. team his coaches  hired did better than the U.S. team our coaches hired?  "Who wants  cooked*, mush  disguised   as  a;,western-style, flap- ,  lack for breakfast?"' '  Could be that Gordie has a.point, in fact several points  worthy of comriient arid they? all tie in with present day'football (??) hysteria. Football(??) on the prairies and in B.C. and  possibly in the east as well is reaching an economic: bridge,,  over which it must cross in order that it may continue. The  idea that money can make a team has some merit but money  is not the only thing that makes football(??)  If our teams were  Canadian products entirely .there.; would:^  he something worthwhile in the setup but when! me team:s'Tjni'-.-  port gladiators   from  the  United   States   and   team   followers;,  workup a hysteria which is somewhat synthetic ���--��� sp what!  The lease she believed reduced the value of the property  there.  Mr. Holland suggested to  Mrs. Kenny that Squamish  winds blew in loose logs and  that beachcombers have logs  there as well as members cf  the loggers assos'iation. Mrs.  Kenny reported she had never  had any co-operation from  the loggers when it was needed.  Mr. Lawson retired, supported removal    of    booming  to editor  Efditor: L.S. (Al) Jackson  has gone to his long rest and  he will be sadly mised in the  whole district. I met Al at  Bowen Island in 1928 and we  have been old friends ever  since. He used to come to my  house whenever he was in Sechelt for his morning coffee  arid a little.chat on the affairs  of _e Peninsula: A few words  sum up Al's character, ; "He  was a good man."  Jack. Mayne.  Editor: It is a well known  fact, for many years, that the  best wayi to develop public  speakers is by "way of public  idebates. These should be on  good timely subjects with religion, politics and, controversial matters barred.  I will Undertake to get a  /debating partner and we will  take on any two from any  part of the Sunshine Coast at  anytime anywhere.  The judges to be the president of the Sechelt Board of  Tratde, the president of. the  Gibsons Board of Trade with  the principal of the Elphinstone High school as chairman  of the judges.  The Coast News to provide  the subject to be debated.  Who takes the affirmative  and..,.who the -negative to vbe  decided-by!Vdraw made by the  Coast News. V-  At least two weeks to be  given between the time the  subject is chosen and the draw  made and the date of the debate.. First debate to be held  at Sechelt and subsequent; debates at any place decided at  that debate, or by consent of  debaers. -  Judging to be done on the  usual basis, affirmative to  speak first and the leader of  the affirmative to have short  time for rebuttal.  BX. Cope.  grounds to enable the beach  to be used. Mr. Holland asked  whether he knew sewerage  was pouring into the bay and  would any medical health officer allow the beach to be-  used by children? Mr. Lawson  , could not see why he would  not.  Mr. Startup mentioned the  zoning whioh allows certain  type homes and he thought  more hemes would be built  there to replace the loss of  village revenues from removal  of the boorriing grounds. Why  make it d _ __-_ctential area if  you are going to make it a  business area? The time lias  come when we are growing  up and some changes must be  made, he said. ���.!  Mr. Harold Fearn, fish buyer   and 7 fisherman who    .said  he had logged   for .14    years  maintained   the   amalgamation  of  the bay area into Gibsons  was protested"but    we    woke  7,,up  one morning,,   and    found  we were part of the village,"-  he  said.  "Now we    find    we  have   a   heavy   industry   in 7 a  residential zone." Every seven  ,fyears we have a bad Squamish  ���.and he was "of the opinion this  was -the year when we would  V get' one.  Such ; storm's    come  with a high tide, he added.  .     Mr.    Fearn    expressed    the  r opiniori "a certain .clique was  running  this town arid it was  time    something     was     done  about it".  He argued the .village commission was    leaving  itself  open   to   prosecution  as  the  area was classified  as    a  residential   zone.  He  said   the  Board   of Trade  argued  there  would  be  a   tremendous   loss.  Mr. Fearn could not see that  and argued it would cost the  loggers  a bit more to  do the  work at other sites. ���  Mr., A.   C.   Strange   thought  thex village    commission ^ was  more interested in    the    cash  , register than in the welfare of  the people. He. commented on  the young    earthquakes    that  ��� occur, when logs are dumped..  ; There must be  another  place  for them, he  said.  ^^.iJ^ttle-^lled. ,;4on t-, ::Np.  .Martinuik. to discuss the'other  suggested    booming    grounds.  He was of the-opinion    other  sites could be  developed into  booming grounds.    He    added  the Dolmage company at present had no   foreshore     lease  at Twin  Creeks   as  the    government had left the    matter  open so  Gibsons loggers    can  .get   a   booming  ground  there.  Mr. Holland    was    of     the  opinion  that  holders   of  foreshore  leases   at other    points  , would! make things "so tough  .for them".they   would    have  [difficulty! in operating.    .  Continued from page 1  Benn, arid housed the books,  with the assistance of Mr. and  Mrs. Donaldson kept the library  alive. During all these periods,  people of the Community donated bocks to the library,  so that in addition to the sup-  pi}' from the, Travelling Library  there was a growing number  of books, owned by the library,  Mrs. Howards home was the  library until 1844;    v  For a period of two years,'  while the Port Mellon Pulp  arid Paper Mill .was closed  down, the books from -.the library there" were On 4Pan: *to  Gibsons. This added a thousand ..volumes to these in cir-r  culatibn! When7 the mill reopened,.: in 195117^ m books-  were returned; to Port Mellon.  These bocks were! boused in.  Bal's block, and the ladies of  the    Women's    Institute.  .00k  Holland's place is now.  care of the recording and distribution  Of them.       7-:;"V  In 1954, Mrs. Nestman  bought her Thome in GibsonsV  she was approached and asked for a corner in which the  books might be housed.' She  ���welcomed tlie idea, and from  then until 1952, Mr. and Mrs.  Donaldson as Librarians worked in the front, of Mrs. Nest-  man's living room, and kept  the books in; circulation;.  When Mrs. Nestman sold  her heme in 1952, the Library  was once more homeless.  Mr: S. Trueman and Mr. R.  McNicol sparked the formation of a new library organization and a charter was obtained in December, 1952. The  first .formal.meeting was held  ori March, 30, 1953, when Bes  Peterson was elected President  of the Board, and Dick McKibbin secretary! At that time.  "���here were 13 members Of the  Library Association, now there  are well over 100. \-  The ��� Library was re-opened  in Dick McKibbin's office,  with Miss Jervis, official custodian;- Miss'. Dibie. assistant,  with Mrs Propp. Jean Hague  ; and otherCi-iigh . school girls  have vgiy.eri^*jverq:r/^aluable  assistance also.  Since the granting of the  charter, the Village of Gibsons  Landing has given annual  grarits for the ^purchase of  books, which grants have been  matched by similar ones from  the  Provincial Government.  The Government granted  $300 towards a building fund.  Then the Sunshine Kiwanis  Club took over the fund raising for the balance. Members  of the Club have also donated  their labour, under the able  direction  of Jules  Mainil     to  complete the building. William  Bow designed and directed  the construction of the front  wall, with the assistance of  Jim Stewart.  When Miss Jervis, as official custodian, received the  books of the Gibsons Library,  _�� there were 150 volumes on  - the shelves. There are 610  bocks now housed in the new  library, with more being added constantly. _ 77  In addition to these books  there are 140 volumes on exchange three times a year  from the Provincial Library  in Victoria.      ."���-,,;  BY  GIBSONS FtORlST  Corsages  Weddings  Funeral  Designs  Plants  Flowers by Wire  '' y. a-: , a   'k '*    \ y ���': \  '.   .- ���   ,������-".'  Carole  Brakstad  PHONE   109M  GIBSONS  INVESTORS  7.U.t UA_7...Vj  Learn about the easieri siriipte.  ���".    ,      * ���!'    ���  "���'. ; ���       ���   '-'       y a ' ~y-t  way to share in,v CanadUaii  industries through Canada^  fastest growing mutual fund.  For full details contact .yovtr  Investors Syndicate represe_t��  ^*_S��8&&$    t?fjt.s^   ���v.-.j?!'  ltf_ve:'  Write or Phone  NEVILLE7ASTLEY  District Manager:.  503-640   ^Hastings  Phone   Marine   5283  Vancouver 2,   B.C.  INVESTORS  Syndicate  -^"S��s  ��s >  Christmas  A Good Selection  available  at  To fit  your purse  All under one roof  - I. ;r ��� ���  A branch of a chartered bank is much more than the best place to  keep your savings., It is an all-round banking service-centre that  provides services useful to everyone in the community.  In every one of 4,000 branches in Canada, people are using  all sorts-of banking services. They make deposits, cash  cheques, arrange loans, rent safety deposit boxes, transfer money,  buy and sell foreign exchange.  Only in a branch of a chartered bank are all these and many  other convenient banking services provided under one roof.  A visit to the bank is the way to handle all your banking needs  ���simply, safely, easily.  a  a  ���  SEE THE BANK  ABOUT IT  Only a chartered bank   '  offers a full range of  banking services, including: V-v  ��� Savings Accounts  ��� Current Accounts  Joint Accounts . j).--:  Personal[Loans  Commercial Loans  Fart? Improvement Loans  N.H.A. Mortgage Loans  Home Improvement Loans  Foreign Trade and Market    $V  Information  Buying and. Selling of V  ' Foreign Exchange  "-" Commercial Collections  " Money Transfers  Money Orders and Bank ���  Drafts  ���       Travellers Cheques  Letters of Credit  Safety Deposit Boxes  Credit Information.  Purchase and Sale of  Securities  Custody of Securities  and other valuables       :  Banking by Mail  THE   CHARTERED  BANKS  SERVING  YOUR   COMMUNITY MURDOCH'S  Ki  Coast News Nov 10 1955  _v KEEPS UP WITH   ;  SEASONAL CHANGES  FOR THE   ' ������':"'  �����_---i.srclaS Fisheritiass  P3SNDER  HARBOUR  Phone 3F  BY PHYLLIS ��� M; HODGSON  Mr. and Mrs. Doug" Smith  from North Vancouver - were  weekend guests of Mr. and  Mrs.  J, "Ashworth.  Mr. and Mrs. R. McKibbin  entertained a few-friends in  honor of Mr. and Mrs. Hen-  niker. Mr. Heniker has. recently taken over the management of the bank of mon-  ���treal. Mr. and. Mrs. Doug  Smith of North Vancouver  were also guests of the evening:  Mr.: Al.Grattan has returned' from  a,- couple  of months  GIBSONS  Open House - Wed. 3-5 p.m.  Story Hour - Saturday  UP to 8 YRS; mi'5-11 a.m.   OVER 8 YRS. 11. to 11.45 a.m.  REGULAR HOURS TUES. and SAT. 2.-4. p.m.  ^      Come  &  Visit Your New  Library    -  The board expresses its thanks and appreciation  to those who have contributed directly or indirectly  to the guccess of the Library, 7  GIBSONS LIBRARY BQARD  lUinwiMi _>��� ���_ n ������ ��� _tt rntamm  OlCl   @6>U4t*tMU   StOC&  ���;V7KiS:NqW7'7VVV;'7  ON DISPLAY  V    vv     Early Shopping Gives You  the Best Selection  Arid you can take advantage of our  ���-''..'.-��� " '. . .'     . , ...'": ' ���  LAY-AWAY PLAN  Phone 34F       Gibsons  overseas. -.".-��� -  ,y':'- y'x .),  Mrs. Charles Strorh - is in  Ladner for a few days.  Mr. and Mrs. George Ry-  man of Summerland and. Mr.  and Mrs. McMullin of Vancouver were guests of the  Geof Bradfdrds.  Mr. and Mrs. Jules Mainil  are in the city visiting Mrs.  Mrs. Mainil's mother, Mrs.  Porteous. ,.--,'  Mr. and Mrs. Dick Kendal  and baby Anne have returned to Gibsons and are living  o  Sechelt  Road.  Mr, ad Mrs. Olaf Matheson  spent a week in the city.        ,  A/C. 1 Ron Demarco has  completed his furlough arid  returned to duty at Camp  ' Borden. Ron had the distinction of holding high average  marks in his class at Clinton,  Ont.  Mr. George Hammond is  home after a . short stay in  Shaunghessy hospital.  Mr. and Mrs. Joe 'Connor  have returned from a holiday  in Victoria where Mr. Connor  was convalescing from an illness that confined him to hospital.  Mrs. D. Livingstone has re-  tured fromr hospital, and her  mothe r, Mrs. Hipp has left  for her home in Nanton, Alta.  Mr. and Mrs. W.B. McNab  have returned from a three  month holiday, part of which  Was spent in Port Arthur-  with their son. Some time  was spent on Vancouver Isl-  and. ���   '. . '���  i Presentation of a beautiful  twin baby carriage for Den-  ise and Deborah, twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Clarke,  was the highlight of the evening when. approximately 30  friends honored Mrs. Clarke  at a surprise party at the home  ;o��.,Mrs. R. Emerson. A cors-  ~ age of carnations was presented to the honored guest.  At the conclusion of a delightful evening, Mesdames Peterson, Grey and Wilson served  -refreshments.  Mr. and Mrs. Aurthur Propp  were in Vancouver to receive  their Canadian citizenship  papers at the citizenship ceremony held in the court house*  Mr. R. MacNicol has'^'left  for Ottawa to attend the Dominion Council of the Canadian Legion..  i������etw����-*pir--.-��M��.MM-Tl-T--*-��-_ra--MieTe_fc����i  Gibsons Hardware  For Home -'Appliances  XA-:��->-...-y':'r^ ^:V7-::V!7���/V,7%:���V���:V7V1  ELECTRIC KETTLES:    $9.95 to $11.95      V  ELECTRIC FRYING PANS: The utensil of  Many Uses, with Thermostat Control   $19.#5  ELECTRIC IRONS: Various %pes and Prices  ELECTRIC HEATERS* $39.95;  $49.50  $69.95  (Giass Heat) ' ��� "*   '"  ELECTRIC TOASTERS: Widechoice  COLORFUL ENGLISH CHINA BREAKFAST   SETS  20 Pieces $7,95      23 Pieces $12.75  y':.. ��� ��� . : \ ���-:  DUO-JDRIP COFFEE MAKERS, with POTTERY BASE  Serve either Tea or Coffee $595  GLOVES:    Weatheivproof, Driving and work    !      \  These are fust a feu) of the-many items  On Display - Drop in and Shop Atourtd f  Phone 33 Gibsons B.C. V       ,  Dental school  sought for B.C.  The wisdom of the survey  which has been undertaken to  explore the possibilities of  establishing a School of Dentistry at University of B.C. is  underlined in the latest issue  of the Bulletin on the supply  and demand situation in regard to university graduates.  The Bulletin is prepared by  Mr. G.M. Morrison, supervisor  of'the executive and professional division of the National Emplayiment Service, Unemployment Insurance Commission.  Examining the supply and  demand of* dentists in this  country, Ittr. Morrison says  the. shortage "has reached ��� a  critical st-tge.'' ! "'7  Staff changes  Mir., Val Wonnick of Vancouver is now a member of the  staff Cif the Union Store at Sechelt. He is taking he place  of Mr. Jack Whitaker, , who  has left the employ of the  Union Store to make preper-  ations for his 3-month holiday- trip to Hawaii, .according  to store manager Bob Kent.  , Bob also announces that his'  own resignation has been tendered Union'Steairiships, Ori  leaving the store, he intends to  maitain his residence in Sechelt.  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  .Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  Home destroyed  Fire razed to the ground  the ranch owned by Mr. Ben  Salter at Porpoise^ Bay on  ��� Oct. 31. The house was fully  furriihed; and is situated about  six miles from Sechelt Hallowe'en "pranksters" were at:  first suspected by the RCMP,  but at present no evidence can  evidently be found. Police are  ���working on the case.  TO HELP THE._E_iA  Gibsons Village Commission  has referred the problem, of  separating fire calls between  Gibsons calls and calls from  outside Gibsons, to the B.C:  Telephone company. Under the  present fire call system the fire .  department cannot go outside  Gibsons.  __._. Mallett, B.C. Telephone  district commercial manager  replying to the letter which  asked the operators be instructed ,to decide whether to sound  an alarm , said the company  could not hold the operator responsible for making such a  decision.    -  His letter 'concluded with  the following: "In order to  overcome the difficulties that  you are faced With I suggest  that the seriousness of the situation be brought to the attention of all residents in Gibsons with :fk view t0 establishing a unified fire service for  the village and district."  .wants  Next meeting Nov. 15, Port;  Mellon Mill   tour.    Assemble  there  at  4  p.m.,  dinner  at 6  in the cafeteria.  Nov. 22 Sunshine Coast Kiwanis Club - celebrates its  first anniversary with a special guest speaker from Bell-  ingham. It-is ladies night.  The dance committee all  set for the big Kiwanis sponsored Armistice dance" at the  new Port Mellon Community ���  Hall, Port Mellon Saturday  night .with music by the Mel-  lonaires. There will be nov-  /elty dances, prizes, fun for  all.  DAUGHTER IN HOSPITAL  Mrs.. R. Gaines, Porpoise  Bay, travelled to Vancouver  on Monday, Oct. 31 to visit  her daughter, Mrs. R. Clarke  who is slowly recovering from  major surgery in the General  Hospital. t  COMFORT ALL  yEARtoUNP'  Just pour Zonoiite vermicu-  lite insulation directly from  the bag between attic joists  and sidewaU studs. That's afl  there is to it! It's fire-proof,  rot-proof, vermin-proof���  will last the life of your home!  Come in or call for FREE  estimate today!  GIBSONS BUILDING  SUPPLIES, LTD.  Phone Gibsons 53  WIG/__QD*_  StiCE    ���      STOKE  FOR RUBBER FOOTWEAR - ALL TYPES  LINED OR UNLINED  TO WEAR WITH OR WITHOUT SHOES  "PIERRE PARIS" LINEMEN'S BOOTS  OIL-PROOF OR LEATHER SOLES  PHONE 25G SECHELT  S3  �����*  PL*  I���!  o  fa  in  ��  S3  *���<  O  i���<  _-3  |  FUN   FROLIC   PRIZES      FUN   FROLIC   PRIZES      FUN   FROLIC   PRIZES  ARMISTICE   DANCE  ���A'y    ! NOV.  12,.-,.  Sponsored By Kiwanis  Club  .    PORT MELLON COMMUNITY CENTRE  ,     All  proceeds  for  Hall  Activities  BE&T BAND M THE LAND  ADMISSION $1.00  r**  ������I  o  N  W  0-  G  ��a_  ��  *5''  ��  ���_.  SJ  m  FUN   FROLIC   PRIZES  FUN   FROLIC   PRIZES FUN   FROLIC   PRIZES  OWNED  by those we serve  * '���-.''  ' '^'u'        ' - .'....  Your British ColuiSbia Power Commission  is a Crown Corporation, self-sustaining without  i ��' '.    V.' ,'"' -..''.'  ' *  subsidy," business-managed, established to provide tne  "best possible electrical sei^^^JfSTpoi^jte   ..\.  SoVOOO customers at the lowest rwssJbie <^t.  COMMISSION  ���w*- Where to Eat  in  :mont  so softs  f&uen-A-Clen  Coffee Shop  Offers Lunches, Snacks  Good Home-Cooked  Meals  Convenient,    Pleasant  Below Post Office  ANNE    GARY  Hamburgers Deluxe  CHIPS  Excellent Meals  FERRY CAFE  Theatre Bldg.,  Gibsons  Dining Room  TRY   OUR   SPECIALTIES  Breast of Chicken  Fresh B.C.  Samon  "WHERE   QUALITY  COUNTS"  Phone GIBSONS 140  , BY  MRS.  G.  McNUTT  7 The sum of $232 was realized at the Fall bazaar on  Oct. 22. The Community Club's,  sale of work, home cooking,  ���tea and raffle was a popular  event. Miss June Clark of  Egmont drew the lucky numbers for Mrs. Gladys MsNutt,  Egmont, 258; Mrs. Viola Phil-  inps, Egmont, 25; and J.A.  Clark Sechelt, 584.  The road from Earl's Cove  is now as far as the school  water dam, the tractor isexpec-  ted on the shore daily. Widening and gravelling will com-'  plete it, which will be the  completion of one Of the club's  objective in about one and a  half years. The hall fund is  growing steadily.  All land around Waugh Lake  is now a Government reserve,  until investigation is completed of the possibilities of a  water supply, recreational  area, or both -  ��� A park reserve    has    been  requested    at    Roland    Point,  Howe  Sound Women s   Institute  BAZAAR & TEA  PARISH HALL - GIBSONS  THURS. NOV. 17  FREE TRANSPORTATION  From  Post  Office from  2  p.m.  NEEDLEWORK - HOME COOKING, ETC.  , NOTICE to ELECTORS,  VILLAGE of GIBSONS LANDING  TAKE NOTICE that I have posted copies of the Provisional Voters List for the Village of Gibsons Land-  ing, 1955, at the Municipal Hall and at the Notice  Board, Church Corner.    ���'-.������"  AND, FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that a Court of  Revision, to revise and correct the sai<i Voters List  will be held in the Muncipal Hall, Gibsons BC, on  the Fifteenth (15) day of November, 1955, at ten  o'clock in the forenoon. ^  ROBERT BURNS  Clerk  VAfMBfij.  THIS EMBLEM MEANS  RELIABLE INSURANCE SERVICE  A member of this association is an independent business man in your community  and is well qualified to advise you on the kind  of insurance that suits your exact needs.  His experience, plus the fact that he can  select your policy from more than one  company, enables him to give better insurance service. \  If you have a claim, a telephone call will  bring his trained assistance.  Look for this emblem when you buy  Fire,  Automobile or  General   -  Insurance.  THE INSURANCE AGENTS*  ASSOCIATION  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  from which the best view of  the Rapids is seen.  Dorriston has Ycirculated a  petition for a road to connect  with Egmont. This road would  pass by the Rapids.  The new principal at the  school is Mr. Climie. Mrs.  Climie is introducing the older girlsVto home economics,  while the boys take manual  training.  The PTA holds its} picture  show every two weeks, and a*  home-cooking ' sale once a  month, raising funds for their  projects. John West won the  turkey raffle, funds from  which financed the Hallowe'en  party.  The late L.M.N. Logging -..  camp at the rapids is now  owned by the Eureka Sawmills  known as the Earl Creek Logging. The owners are building new living quarters for  married men. Rumour has it '  that Inlet logging, Agamemnon Bay is also changing  hands.  -  The Jervis Express has been  renamed Tournament, Begin,  ning with 'T' for Tidewater  Shipping. ���  A huge orange triangle  was painted on the float, used'  for the most part by the school  water bus.    This    government  4   Coast  News Nov.   10 V1955  a  k  Alexander MacKenzie, James  Doyglas and proud, native  Indians would make- Vfascinat-  ing reading all over North1  America.  However my  chief point is  that such a history should be  Tony Gargrave,    MLA    has  written to the B.C. Centenary  committee   at Victoria, which  is    planning     the    province's  100th  birthday in   1958,    suggesting that a popular history  in  pocket book form be pub-    printed as a pocket book and  lished  in that year. The text    sold at little or no profit    to  of his letter follows. get maxi����um    circulation    at  . cheapest price.  I  suggest    25  cents.  It appears that such . a history would need to be written  by* a talented popular writer  with the guidance of a historic  advisory! committee to make  sure that the author's flights  of fancy do not leave the rails  of historic  facts;  Anthony J.   Gargrave,  M:L.A..  in  mark reserves the  float planes.  float    for  Garden Bay  By Judith Fiejtcher  Mr. Ken Bell ofWancouver  has been registered at the Pender Harbour Lodge for the  past' week.  Mr. and Mrs. Henderson of  the B.C. Forest service have  been, transferred to Port  ��� Moody.  Mr. Oscar Nelson and Mr.  R.J. Reddington of Quarry  Bay have left to spend the  winter in Vancouver. *  Mr. and Mrs. E. Anderson  have left their home for Burn-"  aby, after spending the summer here. , .  -  Mr. Albert Martin spent the  past week in Vancouver on  a business trip.  Mr. and Mrs. Don Cameron  were visiters during the.week:  Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wray of  Vancouver are visiting relatives  in  the Harbour.    .;'-      -  MrSi Isabelle Milvain has  been enjoying a visit from her  daughter, Mrs. Roland Taylor  -of Quesnel.  Mrs. R.A. Sharp is visiting  in Vancouver for a few days.  Mr. Cokely of the Hume <fe  Rumble Co., Vancouver, will  arrive on Nov. 1 with a party of!20 men to commence  stringing the wires across Gunpoint Pass to Garden Bay for  the Power Project. While here  they will be staying at the  Garden Bay Lodge. ,  Mrs. Diane Philips of Vancouver spent the week-end  with her parents at Kleindale.  Police Court  In Magistrate Johnson's  court last week, Robert Stewart' ; of Westview estreated  cash bail in the amount of  . .$3.5- on a.charge of being intoxicated on the Government  wharf  at  Gibsons.  Lawrence McGratten, from  Saskatchewan, who side-swiped: a truck ;near Wakefield,  and did about $206 damage to  his own car, was charged with  driving without due care and  at'.ention, and fined $35 and  costs. .."'  Ralph Steven Wallace of  Sechelt was.' given two fines,  $25 and costs' for' speeding,  and $25 for driving without a  driver's license. ���  Russell William Teskey of  Gibsons, for failing to file an  income tax return, was fined  $50 and costs.  Throwing firewood at the  residence cf "Mr....'HGwitson'_���  near Gibsons,' cost Cornelius  Nudorf of Abbotsford $30 and  costs, when charged with creating a disturbance.  Illegal   parking in    Gibsons  cost Karl Brynelscn of    Sechelt  $2 and  costs.  Frederick Law of. Gibsons,  was-i-und .not guilty-on each  of the three charges of obtaining goods under false pretences by means of worthless  ~ cheques. The court found that  the defendant had obtained  goods by establishing his credit before his cheques had become N.S.F.  In reply to your ad  Vancouver newspaper on .Wed.  Oct. 19, asking for ideas for  the province's 1958 centennial  celebrations, I have the following suggestions: That an entertaining, short and colorful  history of British Columbia  be written in time to be published1     during 1958.  This history should have a  strong economic framework,  showing B.C.'s e economic  growth, but the .development  should be related through the  actions* of B.C.'s colorful  heroes and adventurers, some  of whom are unnamed in  history. The. adventures of  such people as Simon Fraser,  Tanks changed  A 21,000 gallon storage  tank blocked Gower Road at  the Shell Station iri Gibsons  on Wednesday, as it lay ori a  flat deck truck being, manoeui.  vered into position beside  S&S Service station by a  crew under Eric Inglis, with  a crane hoist-of the Two Rivers Logging Co. .   -  The tank, 33 feet high and  12 feet in diameter, had .to be  brought to Gibsons by barge,  being too high for   the ferry.  It was a ticklish job moving  the tank into place between  an existing tank and: the B.C.  Telephone kiosk on the edge -  of the road, telephone lines  and poles, and parked vehicles.  The small tank from there  now goes to Hope.  Sechelt Legion Branch is  planning-.in addition to the  morning parade to the cenotaph, on Nov. li, a Open  House in the evening.,,at the  Legion Hall.  All ex-service personel and  their friends, Legipnaires and  friends,7 Women's Auxilliary  and their friends are invited  to attend at the hall that evening. There will be entertainment for all, and refreshments  will be served.  JOHN J. DUNKIN  Doc-or of Optometry  906  Birks  Building  VANCOUVER, B.C.  WANT A HEATER THAT HEATS?  CLEAN DEPENDABLE & QUICK?  ���:;:':.tllY^-v,:S  COLEMAN  We Have a Full Stock  MODEL "HAVANA"  37,500 B.T.U.  model "monterey"  51,000 b.t.u. ��� '"    ���;'  MODEL "50"  50,000 B.T.U.  $82.95  $119.95  94.95  Don t Forget  Our  Xmas  Lay - a - way  Plan  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered    Accountant  1045   West Pender  St  TAtlow  1954  VANCOUVER 1    &C.  Parker's   Hardware  Phone 51 Seel  *iiSs!_!fesDi_s3  m  LAURIE    SPECK  GIBSONS  Peninsula Consultant For  HEATING  WARM SOLUTION TO YOUR PROBLEMS  CALL IN AND DISCUSS PLANS WITH US.  8 PHONE GIBSONS 149 GIBS  Mr. and Mrs. William Chatt  of Gibsons celebrated their  59 th, wedding anniversary  quietly at home on Monday,  NOv. 7.'."''-- ,    *  Mr. R.T.. Ffrench, who has  been a .book-keeper for! various! Gibsons firms for years,  has; ���. left the district to work  in Vancouver. He said he expected to be doing the same  kind of work there.  Clinrcli Services  Remembrance  Day Services  November    13  '.ANGLICAN ~  23rd Sunday after Trinity  Si. Bartholomew's,    Gibsons  11 a:m. Sunday School  V 3-30 p.m. evensong  <,St. Hilda's. Sechelt  VI .45 p.m. Evensong  1.45 p.m.  Sunday School  Si. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  ���  11.00; a.m. Sunday. School  11.00   avni. * Remembrance-Day  Service. 7  St. ^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  i    Public Worship, 3.30 p.m.  ���' ,st.^^vinceKt,s ���   ��� ������-  IHoly-familyjVsech^t*V 9 a.m.  ;St. Mary's, Gibsons,vl6.30 a.m.  ;Port Mellon,   first  Sunday  of  each month at 11.35 a.m.  ..PENTECOSTAL  ��� JO..ai;m.vSunday School  ���! v 11) a .m. .Devotional   ���  fiioA:  Ewning  Service  r   .. 7.30! Wenesday! Evenings  'j',' '    Bibie<::S^dy:-v'  * 8 p.m.! Friday night ....... v.V  ���-"o'ung  People  at   8" p.m.'  BETHEL; SECHELT  Sunday Gospel, 3 p.m.  Continued from page  1  seriously damaged places were  being moved into on Saturday. The Phair home is reported to have suffered the most  damage, and the Phair car  which was completely covered with water is in bad condition.  Great  admiration  is felt  in  the community for  the    PHN  across the creek    as    though run" from the booming grounds  from a cannon. .to Davis Bay, where they were  Miss Myers waded    around picked up    by    bus    for    Se-  the area, iri and out of houses ' chelt and beyond,  pausing only to    pour    water Henry Jackson and    Jimmy  out of her boots periodically,  continuing cheerfully with the  inspection until it was completed, in spite of the numbing cold water. Dr. McColl,  equipped with hip waders,  was better prepared for the  ordeal. (  A  natural log  dam  formed  up stream from the Reynolds  Nurse,  who with Dr.  McColl, home,  which was being used  inspected the houses for    the on. Saturday  for foot   passen-  extent of damage for a report gers, and work was started on  to the Red Cross. a    temporary bridge.  '��� A small boat was launched        Sechelt     Motor     Transport  in the  swollen,  swirling Mis- arranged to get passengers and:  sion  Greek, with Miss  Myers fright  up the    Peninsula    by  and Dr. McColl, and    accord- bus t0 Wilson    Creek,    where  ing to one observer, it    shot they    hired     two     boats     to  FIR  .,  ; .; LARGE LOADS..  $7.50 DEL. GIBSONS  $8,00 OUTSIDE GIBSONS  FIR SAWDUST  $650 DEL. GIBSpli^  $7.00 OUVrilDE GIE5MNS  ftoN_ GIBSONS 151 OR 155  t MOS  CARD OF THANKS  , I wish; (to :expres.s.^fny thanks  to all my kind 'friend- for  their sympathetic concern, ���  their flowers, letters and cards,  'while I was in hospital recently.  Mrs. J, Pateman.  Mrs. J. Davis and .family  thank all their friends and  neighbors, arid members of  the United Chuch, and Mr.  Mr. Oswald, for their sympathy and kindness, and for  their flowers at the time of  our recent bereavement.  Mrs. J. Davis.  ��� _-_j i__ -__���: -  I want to thank the ladies  of Roberts Creek, Mrs. Jack,  Mrs.; Prediger, Mrs. Hughes  Mrs. R. Manns, Mrs. Elumer-  felt, for making our canvassing  the best yet for the C.N.I.B.  once; again.  Mom Mortimer.-  NOTICE  FOR SALE  (continued)  .;, ,Bigj! Dance' ;Event ���; of the;  yeari "the Kiwanis Armistice  Dance this Saturday, Nov. 12;  at the brands new; Port Mellon  Community Centre, tops hi  music, the MellonaireSj| Novelty prize dances, fun'for" all.  TOTEM  FLASHES  Johnson operated the fish boats  in this transportation emergency for the Sechelt Motor  Transport.  The flooding of Mission  Creek and Chapman Creek,  combined with a high tide  caused serious damage at  Wilson  Creek.  At about 3 p.m. the water  had reached the bridge deck.  School buses unloaded children wh0 walked across one  at a time. An hour later, a  huge log tore down the swol- ���  len current and completed the  devastation of the bridge, along  With the crib for the new  structure just upstream.  The new culverts could not  contain Chapman Creek, which  burst all bounds and washed  down through: the Peninsula  Motors body shop (the old  Tsawcome garage) and on into the booming grounds.  Water was at one time so  deep in some parts of the community! that cars were almost  up to the roof tops.. When the  tide went put water dropped  iabout 6 feet, and it was possible to tow the cars to higher ground.  Harold Fearn of Gibsons  turned his boat into a freighter for the time being, and  took a lead of bread up the  coast from Gibsons to relieve ''���'.  the shortages . there, y while  Morris Nygren tcok a group  of passengers, from the B.C.  Power Commission, from Gibsons to Sechelt.  , Hundred of people turned:  out Sunday to see the-flood-  swept area at Wilson Creek,  and to watch operations as a  temporary bridge was built  across Mission Creek, just  above the site of the old one.  Big timber cribs were erected at each side of the stream,  and bulldozers built earth  fills. This operation was followed .by. the lifting into  place of the    huge    stringers  HELP WANTED  .-- $650-down, $35 month, gives brought down by tw0 of the  you immediate possesion fur-/ jackson Bros. Logging trucks,  nished view home Granthams j. Bridge foreman Frank  j $825, full price waterfront iambe was in charge of the  let, Pender Harbour ,- ; ..   instruction.  $295, F.P.    nice    view   lot,      1 At 0ne point,* 147 cars had  EMPLOYMENT  INFORMATION  DO YOU NEED HELP?  DO YOU WANT WORK?  Place your  Requirements   for  Female   Help  With  WHITAKER   &  REYNOLDS  Cherry Whitaker's  Office  Box  126/    Sechelt  Phones:  days,  Sechelt   63.  evenings,  81R  or  78R  Granthams.  $1100 for 10 acres Sechelt  Highway.  $850 small cabin J5 acreis  lots wood.  $50 down $10 a month buys  good building lets.  $7500 buys best develope-  ment site on the Sunshine  Coast, 35 acres, 1000 feet  highway frontage,   city water,  accumulated on the east side  df the bridge, and about half  that number en the west side,  impeding the progress of the  ijdad crews. Some were moved  out of" the way.  y By Sunday afternoon, seme  qf the -families managed to  get the water pumped from  their homes and basements,  and were able to move back.  \l: Mrs Ef.E. Lumsden, a Sechelt  lights, phone.  Wanted:    ~An     "Electrician.    SEE OUR CONTEST DISPLAY    Correspondent reports  Apply  Parker  and  Sim:E_ec-,7f      .     AD THIS ISSUE  trie.   Sechelt.  Phone  51  (45  WORK WANTED  IN MEMORIAM7  ,..', in loving memory of ;our  Naval Officer and Navy Men  arid (merchantmen. Every day  at nOcn I pause with a Navy  JSlother, prayer in my heart  and! love. I'll never forget  you dear sens.  Mom Mortimer  Navy Mother.  ANNOUNCEMENT ' ~~  Mr. and Mrs. E.E-. Wallis  announce the engagement of  their daughter, Susan Eliza-  tieth; t0 Raymond Alfred Noel  Whiting, son of Mr. and Mrs.  G. A; Whiting,,. . Granthams  Landing. The marriage will  take place on Feb. 4 at 2.p.m.:  a:t St. Bartholomew's Church,  Gibsons, Rev.  Oswald officia-  ting.       ���  FREE  Demonstration of the new  BROTHER SUPERMATIC  SEWING MACHINE  Dial dozens of stiohes, no discs  Easy  terms,  liberal trade-in  MRS. E. PEARSON  Phone  57 Y     SECHELT(45  Spray,; and brush painting;  also ; paperhanging. J. Melhus.  PhoneVGibsons   33.      .        *fn  WANTED  TO   BUY  : $5,000  cash for good house  Must have 3 acres, preferably  up��,|Used vacuum cleaners $10  up:��' Parker's . Hardware, Sechelt: tfn  Buy the world's finest knit-  ingV yarns by mail. Today  more. Must be in Gibsons or7   send  10c. for 200 fringe s'am-  j; Homes in the Wilson Creek  drea were completely inunda-  tjed, when the rushing, waters  of* the  Mission  Creek    swept  ���    , , . , . .,       the' 50   foot bridge into splin-  ^d^in^V^Chmes JK5    ters that  raced   out    to    sea,  VBetter  buys always at  TOTEM REALTY  -   Gibsons B.C.  Roberts Creek area. Describe  and give location first letter.  Box "61   Gibsons. 44.  -CeTaiTestate  Gibsons Since 1945   V  John Coleridge Realty  The Oldest Established Office  (Immediately South ef the  .        Post Office)  Notary Public ...  Sales,  Conveyancing,   Management  Agent for   the   Official  Administrator etc.   .  Connection with important  Vancouver Realtors.  Local Office DVA and VLA  INSURANCE  pies.    Eleanor^ Violet,     2588  Alma Road, Vancouver 8 (47)  Thirteen families, consisting of  19 adults* and 23 cluUren  were evacuated from homes  flooded under three feet . of  water and debris. Some houses  are completely untenantable,  While others did not sustain  as severe damage.  *Colonal  Scott,  head  of   the  One large oil heater, cost  $122.50. Best offer. Three goats Red cross Division in Vancou-  2 does, both milking, one ver> authorized food clothing,  billyi. About 60 N.H. hens. and bedding to be rushed to  Phone 75Y Selma Park. (44) tae stricken families. Dr. Dun-  Hand Knitted Indian sweaters ban McColl, local Health Of-  any.design, first class work, iicer, was appointed supef--  43 Granthams Road.              46 .visor of all measures he deem-  oven ed necessary for the safety of  ,the   people   of the  area,  with  Westinghouse      high  range, in need of    some repair. Very  cheap. Phone 94R  Gibsons. 45  .'.    ~~ SALE  OF  WALL    FLOWERS  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  ! S,CARLET'���?R0^:5' GOLDEN  FOUND  An answer to excessive  weight. You've seen it on.T-V.  Now available at Langs Drug  Stores. "AYDS" that let you  lose! weight without dieting,"  says Arthur Godfrey. "Reduce the way the stars do.  take Ayds, and eat all you.  want." No drugs, No Laxi-  tives in this Vitamine and  Mineral Reducing Plan. AYDS,  just; $3.25 at * Langs Drug  Stores, Gibsons and Sechelt.(6  courteous service. Totem Realty, Gibsons. ;  tfn  GORDON AGENCIES^7"-'  Sechelt  REAL   ESTATE  .     . and   INSURANCE  Phone  53F Evenings   and  Holidays    81M  WATCH REPAIRS"  Fast," accurate,, guaranteed  watch repairs. Marine Men's  Wear, Gibsons. tfn  Watch Repair: All .types of  watches and jewelry repaired.  Reliable, fast, efficient. Union  General Store Sechelt. t-fn  FOR SALE  Selling our waterfront home  low down payment; or enquiries invited for lease. Bradford, Gibsons 104J.  50c   DOZ.  PHONE GIBSONS  7M  A.P. NEVINS  44  ! Ladies' medium red three  piece suit, as new. Size 16  J. Monrufet, Roberts Creek,  B.C.  large  4 room house,    with  basement,, electric lights,    hot   jtions. The m_ve prevented the  -the PHN  Miss Meyers.  *-'  He   immediately   condemned the flooded area until such  time as wells are pumped out  to   make  the   filthy  water  fit  fcr human consumption,    and  houses made habitable.  'If' The    B.C.    Telephone    line  ���crew were on the job as soon  ;as    the     danger    was     made  ;known. They strung    a    buoy  "(line,   like  a  lift  chair,   across  ���the  savage   creek,  which   had  .?swelled  to   ferocious    propor-  and cold water, fruit trees,  barn and chicken hou?e. 5  acres land with 3 cleared,  selling cheap because of moving. Mrs. Katri Kari, Cannery Road. Gibsons. 46  ~ ^0(>D  Alder or Fir  Also Slab  Wood  SERVICE FUELS  Ran Vernon  Phone Gibsons 2SQ  Also Sand & Gravel Products  ;top half of the Peninsula from  ! being completely cut off from  7 the mainland side.  I', The fill towards Roberts  } Creek was also washed out  'i and local loggers started im-  -j mediotely to build temporary  \ bridges.  ���s ;7 Many Vancouver  truck  dri-  ' vers and visitors were strand-  ' ed  in  Sechelt,   filling   aceom-  medations  to  toe limit.    Men  an6 women who work on the  north side of the creek were  not able- to get home, but  friends absorbed the overload  cheerfully.  Planes roared into Porpoise  Bay all day Friday transporting those who could not wait.  The Sunshine Coast Kiwanis  Club was prompt with aid,  too, and made supplies of  clothing and bedding for the  very needy quickly  available.  Mrs. D. Erickson, Wilson  Creek correspondent noted  that Dr. McColl, with his little black bag was almost the  first across in the bosun,s  chair:  Mrs. Stewart Killick, cut off  while visiting friends borrowed suitable clothing and made  the  trip  on  Friday.  One daring young man won  a tidy wager, by* crossing  hand over hand on the cable.  He lost one shbe, but made it.  Friends stood by in a boat.  A. bus traveller took to the  single log bridge, but froze  halfway over, and had to be  escorted back and    ever    the  Coast News Nov. 10 1955      5  lower bridge, somewhat shaken.  Hats off to neighbors who.  took in families when the  Chapman Creek rampaged  through houses and  gardens.  LOST  Lost between Secret Cove  and Gibsons one 600x16 tire  and wheel. Phone Gibsons 7X  BIRTHS  Born to Mr. and Mrs. R.  Whyte of Sechelt, in Grace  Hospital a girl, 7 pounds 4oz.  Nov.  3.  To Diane and Bud Laird, at  Grace Hospital on Nov. Is.,  a son. Mrs. Laird is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. McMillan  of Hopkins  Landing.  To Mr. and Mrs. Bob Graham, a girl, in Vancouver  General hospital, Nov. 5,  weighing 8 pounds.  THE DATE PAD  Nov. 9 Port Mellon Cafeteria, PTA crib tournament,  8 p.m. Silver cup award end  of season.  Nov. 9: Gibsons bazaar arid  shower at Mrs. Ross's 2 p.m.  Nov.-9: Selma Park Hall,  VON Board Meeting 8 p.m.  Community Hall, Kiwanis  sponsored dance.  Nov. 11: Sechelt, Legion  Br. 140 Remembrance Day  parade and service at the  Cenotaph,  11a.m.  Nov. 14: Gibsons Legion Hall  7.30 p.m. Guides and Brownies flying' up~' presentation  ceremony, open to the public.  Nov.. 15: Gibsons, W.I.  meeting at, home Mrs. Bradford gift wrapping demonstration.  2 p.m. ���  Nov. ^15: Sechelt. St. Hilda's  Guild will hold Christmas  sale from 2 to 5 p.m. Churofi  Hall.  Nov! 17: Women's Institute  bczaar, Parish Hall, at 2 p.m.  Nov. 18, Roberts Creek, St.;1  Aidan's Church W.A. Tea and  Bazaar  2   p.m,.  Nov. 19: St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary hospital bazaar  Community Hall, Madeira  Park,   2.30   p.m.  Nov. 19: Gibsons, Rebekah  Bazaar. Saturday Evening,  Legion Hall.  Nov. 19: Wilson Creek community hall harvest auction  and dance by Ladies Auxiliary   of W.C.C.C.  Nov.19: Roberts Creek HaU  Board Dance, Port Mellon  Orchestra.  Nov. 24: Gibsons School Hall:  2.30 p.m. Order Eastern Star  fall bazaar.  Dec.     1:     Gibsons     United  Church Hall,   bazaar   and  tea  .by United  Church  W.A.   2.30  p.m.  Dec.; 7: Wilson Creek, annual meeting Wilson Creel-  Community Centre Association  election of officers, 8. p.m.  All members urged to attend,  new members welcomed.  Dec. 9: Sechelt,������. Indian Residential School Hall 8 p.m.  Mrs. Orcharde's concert, -. aid  cancer fund, under auspices  O.E.S.  This weeks special ���beach  lot at Gower, good water supply*  V.  acre,  only  $1295.00  Harold Wilson  operating  Totem  Realty  Phone  Gibsons  44  evenings  147  DIRECTORY  Business and  Professional  ACCOUNTING  SERVICE  PENINSULA  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  All  Types   of  Accounting  Problems Expertly Attended  Village  Enterprises  Bldg.  Sechelt  Office Open 9  a.m.���~S p.m.  Daily  Phone  Sechelt 98F  P.O. Box 38, Gibsons  BICYCLES.   BABY-BUGGIES  SECHELT   CYCLE     .  Bicycles New  & Reconditioned  Repairs to All Wheeled Good.  Saw Filing  Lawn  Mowers  Sharpened  ���Phone Sechelt 95M  BUILDING ^SUPPLIES  GIBSONS  BUILDING    SUPPLIES  LTD.  "WE    CARRY   THE   STOCK'  Phone Gibsons 53  BULLDOZING  BUILDING    BULLDOZING  CONTRACTING  Ran   Vernon,   R.R.   1,   Gibson*  Phone   26Q  CLEANERS ~~  PENINSULA     CLEA N V, R?  Cleaners   for   the   Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone:  Gibsons   100  GIFT STORE  Notions���Cards���Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  THRIFTEE    STORES,  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  Headquarters  For  Wool  ELECTRICAL .WORK "  Home and Industrial  Wiring  Electrical  Heating  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Phone  130  Authorized   GE   Dealer  Radios, Appliances, TV Service  WIRING-  Commercial &   Residential  Electric  Space Heating  Anywhere oh the Peninsula  PARKER and SIM  ELECTRIC  Parker's   H-vH'.vjire  Seohelt   51   ���   75Q   Evenings  MACHINISTS  mi.LV   MACHINE    SHOP  Mobilized  Welding  Welding  Anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert    Tradesmen  Precision     Machinists  Phone  54 Residence   152  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Insure  yourself against Fire  by having  your  _-himn?y sweet.  L.  SMITH  GIBSONS  20X  PLUMBING  MARSHALL'S   PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons   13<j,  104 or  3.3  RADIO " " V  RTCHTFR'S   RADIO ��� TV  SALES and SERVICE  Speedy, Guaran.^ed Work  SALES ON EASY TERMS  9    Phone SECHELT 6  Notary Public  Legal   Documents    p-omp-I-Y  attended to  W.J.   (Jack)   Mayne.  Phone  24.   .     -    Sechelt  B.C.  ��� /ITURE  C an<l S SATES. SERVICE  Agents   For  VP?""'^?K,, Gas  Combination   Gas   Ranges  Sale?   and   Installations  Free Estimates  Electric and Gas Hot Plates  FURNITURE  L7NOLEUMS  Phone 3  Sechelt  REFRIGERATION  -REFRIGERATION  SALES and SERVICE  Commercial ��� Domestic  25 Years* Experience  A.  M.  CAMPBELL  SECHELT 83Q 6    Coast News Nov.   10  1955  The big basketball game  between the Gibsons Orphans  and the Navy team did not  come off this weekend but  the Orphans are travelling to  Vancouver on Sunday to play  an afternoon game at H.M.C.  S. Discovery. Starting time is  2:p.m. if there are any. fans  thinking about making the  trip and it should be a good  game.  The Orphans should be a  lot better than last year as  they have all the players they  used last season as well as adding the services of Dick Reichelt, Bob Douglas and possibly Bob Nygren for some of  the  games.  The basketball league seems  to be very slow getting organized and if it is to operate  successfully the executive had  better come to life.  Soccer practice falls every  Sunday and there is plenty of  room for more players. H.  Roberts zone councillor and  secretary of the softball league is off to the three day B.  C.A.S.A. convention this week  end and he will try to get a  better set-up for the play-offs.  I for one hope he can, there  has been nothing but mixups  the last two years.  The Mid-Peninsula Softball  League' dance will b'e held in  Roberts Creek Hall on Sat.  Nov. 26. The Presentation of  cups and trophies will be made  at this dance and tickets can  be obtained only from the  teams, so get yours now as  the number  is  limited.  To the Kiwanis ball team:  January First is not far  away, You boasted to beat  Chops Mops this day; 'T'will  be snowy, wet and cold 'tis  true; But "I predict" says;  "The   Mops  will 'have  you''.  Irehall Fire Birthday party    Ballet classes  Wilson Creek  BY. MRS. D. ERICKSON  A successful tea was convened last week in the Community Hall byi Mrs. G. Reid.  Tea tables were arranged  daintily with flowers and in  charge of Mrs. Al Gibbons.  Mrs. H. MacLeod and: Mrs. B.  Lidlow were in charge of the  fancy work and knitting  table, Mrs. H. Mutter and  Mrs. N. Blower, home cooking and Mrs. D. Parsons of  Sechelt with Mrs. Ann Pearson had charge of the White  Elephant table.  The Ladies Aid 0i Wilson  Creek United Church thanks  all who' assisted in the arrangements.  mm*am��tm*MMMn  iruiiMi-iHiiiiiiinnMi  ORDER EARLY  for SATISFACTION!  Christmas Cakes - Puddings  Mince Tarts-Pies-Shortbread  The VILLAGE BAKERY  PHONE 49 SECHELT -  wrttniiiniHi  We Suggest You Choose Early  from  our  FINE  SELECTION  of  :���������'���   NEW LAMPS  TABLE - FLOOR - WALL '- BOUDOIR  and Small Home Appliances  SELECT & PAY on LAY AWAY!  KURLUK ELECTRIC & PLUMBIM  Phone 107     ���     Sechlt       *  CAE DUMOHT  Tomorrow's T-V Today!  FINE RECEPTION WITH "RABBIT EARS"  PERFECT with ANTENNAE  Beautiful  21     Models  DeLuxe  Hudson,   Northland  &   La Salle  See CAE Dumont T-V First at  JAY-BEE FURNITURE _ APPLIANCES  PHONE 99W GIBSONS  Damage amounting to nearly $2,500 occurred when a  smouldering fire was subdued  in- Gibsons Fire Hall on Saturday night. Damage to the  building is estimated at about  $1,500 with another $1,000 en  equipment.  It is believed the fire started in a battery charger.  Luckily the blaze did not  break out through the building which enabled the firemen  to get it under control quickly. In all the firemen, were on  the scene about one hour,  making sure it would not  break out  again.  Damage reported included  300 feet of hose, firemen's  helmets and coats, an aluminum ladder, large truck scorched and damage to the building itself. The club room suffered smoke damage.  The fire broke out at about  9.15 p.m. A passerby noticed  it- and phoned in the alarm.  Firemen responded immediately only to find it was at  the firehall.  The fire was actually) subdued with the aid of an ordinary garden hose- as firemen  were unable to get to their  required equipment until' the  smoke and flame had cleared.  It had apparrently smouldered  for some hours before smoke  seeped its way to the outside.  TRIP TO MILL  Board of Trade and Kiwanis  members have    been    invited  to take a trip over the Port  Mellon Canadian "Forest    Pro_  ��� ducts plant Thursday, Nov. 15  The trip will start at 4 p.m.  to be followed with supper  in the Cafeteria. Members desiring to go are asked- to  phone Harold Wilson, Gibsons  44 before Nov.  10.  Redrooffs  BY PAT WELSH  The Halfmoon Bay PTA  held a sale of home cooking  at.the Redrooffs hall on Wed.  Nov; 2 at 8 p.m. Bingo ��� and  card games were in Order. Proceeds were for the school  children's Christmas party;:   7  The W. Oswalds have sold  their waterfront property to  Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cromie of  Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. C. Lun'n have  closed their home here, and  are now at Selma Park for  the  winter.  Mrs. L. Frost and her  mother, Mrs. V. Swainson,  spent the weekend here. M*��?  Frost is closing her summer  home, and will be driving to  Calgary for an extended holiday' y  Halfmoon Bay PTA  held '.'a  successful bingo night Nov. 4  at Redrooffs hall. A sale of  home cooking was. included  and the large character doll  donated by Mrs. Edmonds was  won by Mrs. Graves. Refreshments were served. Jack Burrows was in charge of bingo.  Proceeds in aid of the Children's Christmas party. ;  Hallowe'en was celebrated  by the small fry at a party  given by Mr. and Mrs. Graves  of Halfmoon' Bay. A bonfire,  fireworks, wieners cookies and  drinks were supplied. As a  result no Hallowe'en damage  was reported. . ,-  The storm turned usually  tiny streams into raging torrents, cutting huge swaths out  of gravel beaches and in some  instance overflowing on lawns  and pathways. No serious  damage was reported-  Mrs. J. Cooper was one of  the many persons marooned  in Vancouver by the storm  and when she did start for  home.she had to be conveyed  by fishboat from Wilson Creek  to Davis Bay because Mission  Creek bridge had been washed away.  - The next meeting of Redrooffs Auxiliary to St. Mary's  hospital will be held at the  home of Mrs. C. Tinckley,  Dec.  7.  . FAIR MEETING  A general meeting of the  Fair Committee will be held  Nov. 15 starting at 8 p.m. in  the Parish Hall on Sechelt  Highway, Mrs. M. LeFeuvre  announces.  On Saturday, Mrs. Garry of  the Kum-a-gen cafe was hostess at lunch to honor Mr.  Chuck Winegarden on his 85th  birthday. There was a birthday cake with rainbow hued  candles, as Chuck blew out  the candles and  cut the  cake  In the afternoon he was  guest of honor at the home of  his daughter, Mrs. Fisher.  This was a family, gathering  including grandchildren and  great grandchildren and a few  friends  TO ANALYZE WATER  Commissioner F- Crowhurst,  chairman of the water works,  department of the11 Village  Commission, announces that  following the storm samples  of Gibsons water have been  sent to Victoria for analysis.  This has been done to see  what effect if any the surplus  of water has had on the village  water supply.  The recreation Committee  has sponsored the new Gibsons Dance group which will  bring a qualified ballet and  interpretive dancing teacher  here  once a week..  Miss Gloria Cambell, will  come from Vancouver every  Saturday and will teach in  the School Hall from 10 to 1  p.m. Miss Campbell was with  the Winnipeg Ballet and worked with Miss Betty Bligh in  North Vancouver. She is  keenly interested, in promoting a greater appreciation and  understanding of ballet and  interpretive dancing to the  children and adults: Not all  are destined to be great ballerinas or^ artists, but every  student- that experiences training in this art has a new  world of appreciation, understanding and pleasure before  him. ������.'���.  CO-INCIDENCE  During  the   recent    stormy  period, Gibsons    theatre    was  showing the film "Six Bridges to Cross". Locally there  were NO bridges to  cross.  otorists ���Wise  WINTERS  VON DRAW  The V.O.N, draw for a box  of chocolates was won by Mrs. v  Enid Ritchey,    Gibsons,    with  ticket No. 240.  I.O.O.F.  Sunshine Coast  Lodge No.76 meets Gibson's Legion Hall 2nd and  4th Friday each month.  FOR SAFETY - COMFORT  & EFFICIENCY  BA7TKR.ES  ANHTI FREEZE    :  OIL & GREASE  WINTER TIRES  SPARK PLUGS  HAVE   YOUR   RADIATOR  & HOSE CONNECTIONS  CHECKED FOR TROUBLE  SOLNIK  SERVICE STATION  Phone 85T Sechelt  THEY'LL ALL NEED  SLIPPERS  v .  And We Can Fit Them All!  Plain-Fancy-Lined-Unlmed  MacLEAf S SHOES  Phone .6 -r- Gibsons  f.  CASH FOR XMAS  No Jingles-No  everyone has an  -No Puzzles Etc-  chance at the money  AH you have to do to qualify in the draw is  re _st your property with us - or tell us  details of any property - any kind - on the Sunshine  Coast - yours or anyone elses for sale     '  Each listing gives you one chance in our draw  why not write us today or come in *        7  Contest closes DECEMBER 15th - you get your money before Xmas  Third name drawn wins first prize      $15  Sixth name drawn wins second prize     $10  Public drawing - independant judge  Everyone qualifying will receive an attractive 1956 calender  We need more listings - sales have been  good - it definitely pays to list with us  Bbx 7220  Gibsons, B.C.  far m GOOD USED OAR  at a RE ALLY GOOD PRICE  SEE CHARLIE LUNN!  '52 FORD SEDAN $11 95  '51 PONTIAC SEDAN     $1095  '50 FORD SEDAN $895  Real ECONOMICAL Transportation  '49 PONTIAC SEDAN        $795  '47 PLYMOUTH SEDAN    $595  USED TRUCKS  ALL GOOD WORKERS  >53 CHEVROLET V_-Ton Pick-up  $1195  '51 GMC  Vz-Ton PICK-UP  $795  '47 FORD 3-TON TRUCK  $495 '���..'������  '42 CHEVROLET   3-TON  TRUCK  $195  PHONE 5G  'THE NAME THAT MEANS A  GOOD DEAL"  WILSON CREEK


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