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 Published   in   Gibsons.   B.C.  Volume -10, Number   4 .  January  26,   135S.  Provincial I4.br-aryB  Victoria, ����� c.  Serving the  Growing  : Sunshine Coast  From   Sq\- ~ mish  to Pender Harbour  -Friday Jan 27, Elphinstone  ���High School. Gym, first game  Fender Harbour vs. Elphinstone Cougars and Gibsons Orphans vs. H.M.C.S. Discovery.  Game time  7:30.  Last Friday the local school  " basketball team entertained  the Vancouver Tech Senior  Boy's team. The game was  played before.a capacity crowd  of students and . adults. The  preliminary game, featuring  two junior teams, saw Steve  Hollands team defeat Bob  Hjcrthoy'sV team 27-15. These  future basketball stars put on  k pleasing display* that had the  crowd cheering loudly for  i^thV sides -.at the end. Individual .stars were���; Steve Holand  and John West.  vVtlfehf*1fae feature game Van.  TCech, led by two brilliant  gili1a_ds:iNowitsky -and Chin, de-  ^te^iithje Cougars, ,42736, The  $^hV.7vKpys :> were a much  SHedooth^r team, and outhustled  the ".locals7 for the greater part  o$ thegame. The Cougars trailing ;tiylJfwrteeh ypdmts'-going  into the last quarter started a  spirited ^attack that had their  supporters ori; the edge of their  'seats ibut the clock endedthe  rally. VDtoug Davies gave a stellar performance by leading'  all scorers with 17 points.  3Lorn7e^McKibbin was also outstanding; yftor theV-Osers.v  " f _$e;7brfej^^ periods  ��� W���*��v>ett_i^j^  '' ''''^e^_p^ers;f*he VV��ci*<K>iV;Vor-  7r iifae_tfrjai&!^ pliis-a solo  performance by Joyce Walters.  *��� This -weekend the boys will  be playing Pender Harbour's  -senior-men's team and* then  they wiir travel- with the  gitVn team to yancouver on  * Saturday "for a return 'game  with Notre Dame Central High.  H. W. ]'ty$0f.  dies, suddenly  Horace WV Aggett, 68. prominent Sechelt real  estate and  insurance man, died suddenly  *   Saturday night at his home in  Datfts Bay. .  He-was born in London  England in 1888 and came to  Canada in 1911 to live in Vancouver. For 20 years he visited Selma Park -and Wilson  Creek area��� and some nine  years ago he moved into Davis  Bay.     v  He was a past president of  the Sechelt Board of Trade,  was on the School Board and  prominent in ScoutingV He also took a great interest in  Wilson Creek Community Centre work. ��7���.  > Pie leaves a widow, Gertrude, a brother Reginald, at  White Rock and a , nephew,  Lome.                 . -    :  The funeral was held on  Wed. Jan. 25 in the Roselawn  Funeral Chapel, the Rev. R.R.  Morrison officiating, followed  by cremation. There was a request that in lieu of flowers;  donationg'be sent to the Heart  Foundation.  Babe Ruth ball  league sought  Efforts to organize a Babe  Ruth league for lads 13 to 15  years of age are underway.  Little League 4ads are in. the  - 9 to 12 age group.  First move is to organize.a  committee to get the league  off to a good start and anyone  interested should contact Vic  Metcalfe or Bill Peterson. Headquarters of the Babe Ruth league is in Trenton, N.J. but G.S.  Hockley, jr. Vancouver is the  ,B.C.   representative.  Expansion  (or church  The Community Church congregation has decided something must be done about the  present buildingas facilities  generally are becoming too  small for the requirements of  the   population : _  Mr; G.. Proulx, retiring  chairman of the Church Board  at a .meeting on Jan. 15 explained that for the future  Church affairs would not be  ������ieft,--to, .tl!��;.:-board- and the Women's Auxiliary, as in the  past. From now on the entire  congregation will take part: in  future meetings where church  business is concerned. Such  meetings would follow a  church service, once a month  Officei-s elected for the new  year were Mr. E. Sherman,  chairman; VMrV A. Greggain,  secretary Viand.1 Mr. F. West,:  'treasurer.V.;-V7-v-Vyyv; -'yVVVV', ���' X  The meeting discussed possibilities of insulating the  Church so it can be heated  more , economically. Gratitude  was expressed to Mr. Williamson for the new stove that had  beer-HiistaKed,   ;-�� v f>.^-*-  It was suggested that earlier  plans of doing work bit by bit  be dropped and that plans  for constructing a basement  with greatly, improved facilities be considered.  Mr. Proulx, Mr. Strayhorn  and Mrs. C. Wood were named  a committee to get expert  opinion on the condition of the  Church building and whether  it is possible to move it from  its present very cold location,  inner  insmen plan  youth centre  Plans have been made under  the supervision of Norman Peterson and Gary Murdoch to  organize a youth centre in the  Kmsmens Park at Gibsons.  Extensive improvements to  the park will .begin shortly.  The facilities such as playgrounds and' sports equipment  as well as guidance and organization for all the boys and  girls of the district will be  made available.  . The first of many meetings '  to acertain the reaction of the  children will be held on- Sunday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m. at the  Kinsmen Club house in ��� the,  park. Children of all ages are  invited. ,-.  Baptist church  for dedication  7 Organiz'ation and a recognition of service will be held  for the. Bethel Baptist Church  of, Sechelt in the Anglican  Church Hall Sunday evening,  Feb. 5 at 7 p.m.  Several members of the  board of the Convention of  Baptist Churches, B.C. .will  speak. It is likely the Baptist  Youth Choral from Vancouver  will also be present.  In : the Spring of 1955 the  church voted to join the Convention of Baptist Churches  of B.C. It has been a member  since  the  first   of  October.  Then construction Of the  tiny cliurch was started, beside  the Elementary School; ser  vices have been held there for  the last three years. Robert  Hilmer, Pastor, commutes from  Vancouver.  <_.  Day of Prayer  The annual World Day of  Prayer service, will be held in  St. Aidan's .Church Roberts  Creek, FrL, Feb., 17 at 2 p.m.  This service is an invitation  to women of all denominations  to join in the continued chain  of prayer that encircles the  world on that day.   -  Mrs. C. Graham will be in  charge  of arrangements,  CHURCH   MEETING  'The annual '." congregational  meeting will be held in the  United Church, Gibsons, Tues.  Jan. .31. There will be a pot-  luck supper at 6 P.M.4 with  the meeting t'o follow in the  church.  Sechelt voted 86 in favor;  of incorporation into a village.:;  with 71 against in Saturday's!  voting. .;-.     v -7. y  There were no spoiled bal-;  lots out of the 157 cast which;.'  drew comment from Jack  Mayne to the effect Sechelt.;  voters / meant business and ���  voted   correctly.  Voting was quiet with both  sides working energetically in i  getting the voters to come to *  the poll in the Legion Hall.  The next movie? That is up .  to the ��� instructions received  from Victoria by the Committee on Incorporation. There isy  the probability that an election may be held to seat commissioners, v!  1$ is not clear yet whether  the  five   commissioners -selec-  .    .  ���_*  - --     -���'"���'    . -   -     .   _ .-��� v.- -:-._  Recreation  ., A  large  number  of people  attended the meeting of V the  community program branch of  the dept. ,6f educatioh, at. Vtije -7  home of Mr. and Mrs. &V' Ati-V'-  derson.,, Halfmoon Bay, ;Jan:17.  Guest speaker was   Mr.r.Ay'.  W. Thiessen,. B:P.E., who; repj  resented Mr.   jerry Mathisen,  regional director ^or this dis^ "  trict iwho was unable h to v tbe  present.:'   -7.7>.---. ��� .-7/ V7v-  = : The "communities /programs  br_unch7will assist in anTiadviSr  ory capacity and; offer ;esper-  ieneed tadvice .arid (guidance Vtb 7  those: who are ^prepared >to accept th^responsii-iiitly oflop^-r-  at^g>th^m. vVyy>..yV;V-7' AXyyAM- _.  ���'^Itrhis^^  library of Vbooks* y7pamphletsi  films and film -sIHps dealing  with irihumerabie^V^teoreation  activities; These4materials< are  available free of vchaige >>to  communities."    -.y V  Leaders, will be trained in  order to assist local areas.  These represent a few of the  advantages offered which also  ���include -grants -paid ~on-.a monthly basis.  A recreation commission of  six were elected as follows:  Mrs. J.R. Graves, Mrs. J. Burrows, Mr. A. Rutherford, Mr.  R. Cream, Mr. E. Surtees and ���  Mr; H. Pearce.  This concluded a successful  meeting and Mr. Thiessen was  warmly thanked for his interesting and entertaining discourse. He was the overnight  guest of Mrs. J. R. Graves. .,.  ted earlier would be able'' to  take seats in view of a vote  having heen taken to discover  the- wishes of the voters. Surf-  matters are being -straightened out with the department of  municipal affairs in Victoria.  Setting up a commission  may take a matter of two or  three weeks before it can be  functioning properly. There  will'be the selection of a meeting place and later an established municipal hall. A village  clerk, probably part-time for  a beginning wil have to be  selected.  In the meantime the committee must ascertain the exact population, within the village proper in order to collect  the $14 per head grant from  the government.      y . ��.  Assisting at th e polling  booth were Mrs. Alice Batehelor 7as deputy ^returning offiier;  Mrs. Alice Fjei_cl-,V -poll clerfe;  and Mr. Jtelph. Johnson., Mr.  Bernel Gordon and .Mr. SJB.  Howlett were in. charge .of  transportation jarrangements.  To purchase  I Tuesday night's Vttl-tgeV Commission meeting arranged .' to  apply f or tlie. p^urchaae, of Jive  acres of ppcjpeEty ofci North  Road before one reaches the  step hUlj.to be used aR a gar^-  bage dump. .  Application will *be sent to.  the Tprovincial  lands    department which :}aalds the pi'operty.  ?The :iPropgr%^^<s77|-een given  T^inqial V sa^uta^7":m^i^^^^vy'  Minniqn moves  Mr. RonMinnion, manager  of the Bank of Montreal at Sechelt. since it was opened on  March 14, 1955 is being transferred to Terrace, B.C. shortly.  Since moving from Gibsons  to Sechelt, Mr. Minnion has  been active in the board of  trade, has taken an active in- x  terest in sports and community  activities, and has been keenly  interested in the development  of the community and of the  village.  Mr. D. McNab.of Vancouver  will be the new manager in.  Sechelt, and will arrive about  the end cf January. He is married, with a family, and will  occupy the Minnion home.  tfee^.explbrat^^^  mission ��� committee ymade with  the;:;^i<irctfyl^  l��?ge clerk. Thispiece^of property was ;regarded;yas the most  suitable, he said.   r y.V     '<-,  Commissioner fCrowhurst reported an investigation he had  made into the garbage collection system at Mission where  he said the p_n. operating it  had his own. seven ton truck  making regular collections and  was able to make it pay. The  only help he received from  council was in covering up the  burned refuse.  Chairman Ritchey termed  Mr. Crowhurst's report as a  valuable contribution to the  garbage- disposal question.  - The problem, cf traffic control was reported to the commission by Cpl. J. Morrison of  the RCMP and the commission  decided to have Cpl. Morrison  appear at a commission meeting to discuss the situation.  Accounts totalling $167.91  were ordered paid of which  $122.50 was for roads, $19 for  insurance, $16.12 general and  $10.29   for- street lights.  Th  Cfarl  <  um-agen lease  Mrs. jEvelyn Griffin and Mrs.  Anne Johnson, both of Vancouver,-have taken- over the  Kumagen Cafe in Gibsons.  Mrs. Garry, who operated it  for the past year,-is living at  home but does occasional  catering Work:  Mrs. Griffin and Mrs. Johnson have both had considerable experience in restaurant  work, and have' recently been  with Ole's Coffee Bar en the  "Blackball Ferry:'  /  Thomas Godwin Clark, of  Gower Point near Gibsons,  died on Sunday, Jan. 22 at his  home at the age cf 70 years.  He leaves his wife  Eva.  Mr. Clark was born in TEng-  land, and came to Gibsons 35  years ago. He was a salesman  for import agents and an accountant.  He was active for a number  of years as a member of the  Cooperative Cannery board,  the Eiphinstone Co-operative  association, for which he kept  books, the old Cemetery on  Mount Elphinstone as well as  the Howe Sound Farmer's  Institute.  The funeral service was conducted bj* the Rev. Canon Oswald at St. Bartholomew's  Anglican church and burial  was made in Seaview cemetery. Arrangements by Grahams Funeral Home.  BY ERIC THOMSON  Saturday night Port Mellon  Burns Club, 140 persons, commemorated the 197th anniversary of the birth of Rcbert  Burns with their seventh annual Supper and Dance in  Port Mellon's Community Centre under the chairmanship of  Mr. Robert Gill.  Mr. James Swan opened the  supper with the Selkirk Grace,  whereon piper Ian MacKinnon  played in the Haggis to A  Man's a Man, with Mr. E. Hume  following him with the haggis,  which he placed before Mr.  Eric Thomson, who gave it the  traditional; "Spiel".  Chairman Mr. ; Gill, gave  the 'toasjt-to the Queen, and  solos, toast and dances followed.,Mr. E.- Hume led off with  the MStar of Robbie . Burns"  .the company joining   in    the  .���Ghonus.-.,,.V.  ���   * ' ��  Mr. Ian MacKinnon honoured the ;toa_tt to. the Immortal  Memory and dealt .with * 'Burns  the Man and Burns the Poet"  pointing, out that, if Burns had  left noj tottier :song, Auld Lang  Syne had left brm iinmortal.  yMrs. 3E.C,.Sherman sang The  Heather on the Hill, and for  an- senepre Annie Laurie.  ,; The toast' % . Canada was  given by Magistrate Andy  Johnston of Schelt and East  of Aberdeen and responded to  by Mr. &onald; Wilson of Port  _.elio^v3Bc��th-the toast arid the  -respcmseifwi&re ���'���^-v/ell- ��� handled,  and when ythe ..applause y had  died down,-v3NBr.',3K-_ McGee fav-  QUJSed-with^p^  Where ^fce$- meVwhere-has :���y  ;K_lgWand Laddie-Gone  as an  /enoofce^ \ 7y,��--i'Sv;-.: ��... -...  Xy^Sci :IB:--,_5Rreissy^rpm ���Wood-  '^ftie^9#BS^|^^  'yy^i^^ycs^yyiLt0.: y .higi^ighi;,,  '"S^|^^d^^^c��_J^V.fiy"- ^^"Mis^es  ���Caroly^e :^i^er, Jean Morrison, Janet ^enriW^y aiiid Jean  Dunbar, Twith 7our Jan 7 at the  pjipes.: ".' '-.:.-Ty���'���'���-.-   .-. ���'  r.-Mrs.  Wm.  Swartz sang Af-  tcai Water followea by Westering Home.     .  * ���* *  TMr. Dan Williamson, the  general manager, gave the  toast-"To the Ladies" and said  he was well qualified for this.  having half a dozen of them  under his roof. Mrs. E. Preiss  made a charming and witty  response.  Mrs. R. Campbell sang My'  Ain Folk and The Toorie on  his bonnet. This marked the  -point where authentic scots  was first heard on the program. Piper McKinnon ^ave a  selection of tunes on his pipes  and for a finale played Scotland the Brave.  Mrs. D. Bur say gave us  Roaming with- my Scottish  Blue Bell and we were figuring that one out and missed  the title of the encore.  Messrs. Wocd, Freer,Swartz  and Macdonald were billed as  the Lowlanders' Quartette, had  become gunshy wnen the time-  came, but cheerred on by the  crowd, gave several rousing-  verses.  The chairman gave his vote  cf thanks, mention .ng the ladies and gentleman cf the committee, Mr. and Mr. C. Wood  Mr. and Mrs. I. Swan, Mr. and'  Mrs. E. Hume, Mr. and Mrs.  R. Gill and Mr. and Mrs. A.  Ferguson, the speakers, singers, dancers, piper, and Mrs.  M. Freer the accompaoist. Then  he said he would call on the  retiring manager, When the  effect of his words had sunk  home Dan Williamson broke  the news that he was leaving  Port Mellon at the end of the  month, and he thanked everybody for the co-operaticn and  loyalty they had given him  during the two years of reconstruction and three years of  production, and that he had  enjoyed every day there and  would always remember kindly  Port Mellon  ant it people.  VON services will be discontinued on the Sunshine  Coast area after Feb. 29.  ���This'was decided at the annual meeting of the organization in Roberts Creek Legion  hall, Jan. 19 when after a reluctant decision it was moved  and seconded that it would be*  best for the organization to  close activities in view of the  lack of need for its facilities-  The meeting, attended by  about 25 persons, in view of  the position as reported by*  ' Nurse Marjorie F. Joyce, came  to the conclusion that it would-  be wisest to end VON activities in this district.  A complete account of Nurse;  Joyce's annual report and the  four months report during;  which she did VON work wij__  be found on page three of this  issue.  In this report Nurse Joyce?  streesed the fact she was actually serving five medical  patients and two DVA patients  making a total of seven  patients in all. She also commented on the fact she hacl  support from only one doctor/  in  this   area.  In analyzing her work she  explained that most of it was-  preventative.: rather that actual  sickness, a field which was  covered by the Provincial  Health  Nurse.  The regional VON director  Miss R. McClan was present  land-i aided: ��� proceedings^,, by  pointing out the limitations "of"  VQN work. It was explain^  that-while the report showed!  ; considerable activity by .the  VON nurse it really was work:  she  was VnjotV orighially si_r  :Nur^.^^Ve'xpis^ '  sons,; forV theirV;beii^7^V'wtle  actual ;VON work Vfor $i&r to  do;:-:-.  '_���' V .-: - .-���.-..������  The executive of last year  was re-elected to carry r.ov^  .winding up proceedings and  report back to VON general  meeting sometime towards the  end of the period around Feh-  29. What assets there are will  be checked and where possible  turned into cash.: What wiii  happen then will be up to the  general meeting.  Scout executive  to hold meeting  A District Scout executive  meeting will be held, Thurs.,  Feb. 2. at 7 p.m. in Gibsons  Anglican Parish hall when.  the provincial executive commissioner R. Ken Jordan will  attend.  These who will attend the  meeting include chairmen of  group committees, chairmen,  sponsoring groups, Scout leaj-  ders, Cub leaders and their  assistants  and  secretaries.  As the business of this meeting will be important it is hop=  t:d that, all executive members  and   othcrs  involved   will    be V  prescn t.  G.Schneider hurt  Gus Schneider of Granthams,  Landing suffered several broken bones and other injuriesy  when a log rolled when it was*  being tewed, struck a stump  and swung, striking Schneider-  in the back. This occurred otl  Pearson Logging Company's  workings  last  Thursday.  Both shoulder blades and;  three ribs were reported bro-.  ken, and considerabe bruising:  and cuts. Attended by Dr.  Hugh Inglis of Gibsons, Mr,  Schneider was flown to Vancouver, and is in the General  Hospital, under the cart.- of  Dr. Alan Inglis. who rertOTts  his condition satifactory.  Mrs. Schneider reports Mr.  Schneider is likely to be there  for   three  or  four  week?. IP  >*v  Lid.  Published   by   Sechelt   Peninsula   News  every Thursday, at Gibsons, B.C.  FRED   CRUICE.   Editor  and  Publisher  DO   WORTMAN,   Advertising   Manager  B.C.   Div.,   Canadian   Weekly   Newspaper  Association  Box  128, Gibsons B.C. Phone 45W  Authorized Second Class Mail, Post Office Depaz__aeni�� 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  Member  Sechelt's voters have spoken, in favor of incorporating as  a village. In all 157 ballots were cast and none were spoiled.  There were 86 in favor and 71 against.  Now the vote has been taken and the result known perhaps it is not out of the way to suggest that if the vote  was to be taken again more would flock to the ayes and  fewer to the nays. The initial vote could have passed with  a greater majority if fears had been suppressed and a  brighter viewpoint taken of Sechelt's future.  Again The Coast News will say Sechelt has gained more  than it has lost..To keep a growing community in "short  pants" too long is not good for community enterprise and  Sechelt is the most enterprising community along the Sunshine Coast.   "       .      ���  What happens following the vote is being ascertained  by those interested and it might take a matter of -two or  three weeks or more before the new Village Commission  l-olds   its   first  meeting.  Plenty of work faces those involved in the setting up  ef .the-municipal government so it should be the duty of  every resident of Sechelt to do his or her part in helping  things along. Obstructionists, at this stage of proceedings,  should forget the past and work, with a will towards the  future. Maybe they might like incorporation after they  ihave seen it v/6rk and.tasted its'benefits. ��� . /  Sechelt has a .quality of businessmen quite, capable of  running community affairs.. Someone with municipal ex-  .perience should' be chosen as village clerk. He can be a  tower of strength in any municipal council.  Whatever The Coast News can do to assist Sechelt in  setting up its municipal government, by acquainting   the  public with what is going on, will be done with fairness.  Seehelt deserves to start its new career .as. a village with  - all the help it can get.  First Roberts Qreek Cubs  held their first birthday party  Monday. The pack started with  II members and now has 19  and credit is due the Cub Master, Mr. Harold and assistant  Cub' Masters Mr. Kennett and  Mr. Harboard for their efforts  in building up this fine organization. The 19 members does  not include three who have  stepped   up   into Scouts.  A special inspection resulted  in the leaders coming to the  conclusion that it was difficult to decide on a winner but  after consideration they picked Peter Blake who was just  fractions ahead of other lads.  Mr. Kennett gave the lads an  interesting talk en past naval  experiences.  Surpris e  of    th'e    evening  came when Mrs. Blake  arrived with  a birthday  cake well  trimmed and bearing one can- ��  die. She was given an ovation.;'  with the Grand Howl. '$���  *  ' , . ���'��� ���'?���  Mr. Boucher,   First Roberts,!  Creek Scouts reports  a . mem-*  bership of 11, all making wonderful progress in their work  towards     their    second    class :  badges. The troop started late t.  last  year.  The; Scouts under guidance  of. Mr- Boucher, Mr. Harold  and Mr. Harboard recently  hiked to Camp Byng where  they passed a number of second plass    badge    tests.    The  2      Coast News Jan. 26  1956  Wilson Creek  BY MRS. D. ERICKSON  Mr. C. Brookman prominent member cf the Wilson  Creek Rod and Gun club  caught a fine steelhead last  week weighing 10 pounds . 13  ounces.  Fred Leavett recently won  a nice prize in a crossword  puzzle contest..  An enjoyable gathering  will be convened by Mrs.  Jack Macleod cf Wilson Creek.  It will be a Burns' supper and  concert in the Legion hall Sechelt, Saturday evening at 7  p.m. Mrs. D. Stockwell will be  in charge of the program to  follow the  supper.  Mrs. L. Cook of Lasqueti  Island is en an extended visit  to her daughter and husband,  Mr. and.Mrs. John Richardson  of Wilson Creek.  Winnie Robertson and Gordon srjent last weekend with her  parents Mr. arid Mrs; John  Browning.  Mrs. Bill Walker and daughter Cindy are visiting Helen  and Ai. Gibbons and Mrs. B.  Ludlow.       "���     .  Mr. and .Mrs. Stan Ludlow  are visiting in, West Vancouver.  Hotel Georgia at ������ Vancouver,  Sat. Jan. 21.  Rayette of Canada featured  the wellrknown stylists Miss  Melita Lasco and David Wall  as well as others cf interest.  Mrs. Joan Corrigan, assistant io Mrs. Batehelor, also  attended.  To the winners of the incorporation can.paigii congratu-. scoutelhow^grear keenness  lations are offered and to the losers we say.youhave gained   and pride la their work ��� -  more than you have lost. , "'���'���'   '"    ���V   -,  ,. '   *_, "���''���<���  ������������!������-������ ....... .-The ladies of the group com-   ���:������������������'���������������* .:��� <    mittee will hold a Pancake tea,  Shrove Tuesday, at  3.30 p.m.  Proceeds for  the    Cubs    and  'Scouts fund. The Cubs will be  serving.  LETTERS to EDITOR  Editor: Might I bring before  the ..public the aims and  achievements of the. Teenagers. The teenagers are a  group sponsored by my husband and myself; assisted by  Mr.  and Mrs.  Jim Hall.  We have formed our own  ��rchtestra, and during the win-  Bobbie Burns  BY MARGARET ALLAN  Once again it is the    Anniversary of the    Poet    Robert  Burns..I hope the regalias will  be getting aired  I-ova Scotia has a good tourist advertising scheme. Nova  Scotians find they have a  Highland setting and have taken to the kilt and bagpipes.  Swo Vancouver physicians are  getting kilts made. No less  person than Sir Beverly Baxter, who claims relationship  to the MacMillan clan is having one made, also the mayor  of Saskatoon.  Don't think I am suggesting anything, but it is. drawing  trade to Nova Scotia. And  what is wrong with our Peninsula?  On reading the works of  Burns, one finds he was a Tory  (rebellious of course). He had  nothing against Capital, just  ��_e lack of it. He did hate  enobbery which is not unknown today. The . following  y��erse of a poem, on meeting  Lord Daer.  Then    from    his    lordship    I  Shall  learn  Henceforth  to  meet   with   unconcern  ��� One rank is as well as another,  Ho honest,  worthy man  need  care,  To meet with noble,  youthful  Uaer,  For he but meets a brother.  On  Incivility  on  a  trip    to  the Highlands:  There's nothing here but Highland  pride,  Highland cold and hunger,  If Providence has sent me here,  It was surely in his anger.  A prayer for Mary.  Powers   Celestial,   whose' pro-,  tection  Ever guards the Virtuos fair,  While in distant climes I  wander,  &et my Mary be your care,  less,.  ��et her form so' fair and  faultless,  Fair and faultless as your own,  liet my Mary's kindred spirit,  Xferaw your choicest influence  down.  ter have piayed at four teen  age dances. Our objective now  is to raise the necessary money  to buy more band instruments,  and'a P.A."system, this alone  will cost around $300 but our'  alternate aim is < to complete  the Granthams Community hall  so that we might have our  teenage, dances   there.  At the moment, 'we have' to  pay the usual fee of $15 each  time we use the school hall  for a dance, the payment of  this *$15 together with the  money We * spend on prizes,  leaves rather a small margin  of profit to.be used for the  betterment cf the community,  which is our aim,. Our bank  balance at our last meeting  stood at $57. We pay our orchestra.  The teenagers are to be  commended for the work and  enthusiasm they have put into this project. Any queries to  the activities or finances of  the teenagers will be gladly  answered by contacting me  Bessie McLean' Phone  122R.  Editor:  I would like to commend  both sides of the Incorporation  question for a clean fight all  the way. I listened extensively to both sides of the issue  from business men, the public,  and the Board of Trade, and  can honestly say that no mud  was splattered in either direction  in my hearing.  The Coast News editorials  were inspiring on the subject,  and I'm sure they helped get  the people cut to vote whichever way their concerns were.  Even the Poll Clerks were  amazed at the wonderful turnout on such a miserable day.  E.M. Lumsden.  Officers named  lor St. Hilda s  Canon Oswald was| in the,  chair for the annual meeting  of St. Hilda?s Church committee. Officers elected -were:  Vicar's wariden, Mr. Luckn;  pople's warden, Capt. S. Dawe;  committee members, E.S. Clayton, Dr. McColl, Mrs. M. Lamb,  : Mr. H.G- Findlay, Mrs. S.  Dawe, and Mr. A. Williams;  lay delegate, Mr. Ralph John-  . son and Mr. J. Parker as an  alternate; Sunday School Mrs.  B. Steele; church paper, Mrs.  B. Rankin and Mrs. F. French.  The church secretary and treasurer will be elected from this  group.  Mrs. Lucken, Guild President and Mrs. J. Toynbee,  past president of the De Pender Evening Circle reported on  their groups. Mrs. Uttley read  the Guild financial statement  for the year.  Those attending the annual  meeting were Mr. and Mrs. C.  G. Lucken, Capt. and Mrs.  Dawe, Mrs. B. Steele, Mrs. J.  Toynbee, Mr. and Mrs. H.G.  Findlay Mrs. F. French, Mrs.  E. D. Clayton Mr. Ralph  Johnson. Mrs. W. Uttley, Mr.  A. Williams, Mr. 3. Parker  and Mr.'B. Lang.  A special vote of thanks was  given Mr. Findlay for his work  made of the work of the young  as treasurer.-Mention was also  group headed by Margaret  Williams and Mr. Averil Lucken who presented a play during the year.  LEGION NOTES  The election of officers for  Gibsons branch Canadian Legion was held last Thursday. E.  Feidler was elected president.  First vicepresident R. Norris,  second vice-president, C. Beacon; secretary, J. Mason; treasurer, E. Sergant; sergeant at  arms, C. Martindale. Auditors  for the year will be S. Fladager and W. Graham. The executive will be F. Feeney, N.  MacKay, J. Wheeler, F. Fernie,  and  R.M. Inglis.  All the Christmas projects  were a success and hope is  now to get around to the building of a kitchen for the ladies  and improvement of the building as well as the grounds.  told meeting  At a meeting last Friday  night retail merchants of Gibsons decided to set up a credit organization for ��he benefit  of members.  The meeting was held in  Wood's Hardware store and  it was decided that owing to  the growth, of the community  and the number of new people  moving in,' it would be better  to form a central credit bureau  from which , member stores  could obtain desired information.  The meeting decided to hold  monthly meetings on the third  Friday evening of each month  Seehelt  Sechelt News  BY MRS. A. A. FRENCH  Recent guests of Mr. .and  Mrs. T. Duffy were Squadron  ��� Leader and Mrs. Harling and  sons John, Terry and Peter.  IVie occasion was the 22nd  anniversary cf their wedding  Also paying a visit at the  Duffy home was H. Rin'dall,  compensation inspector of Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. H. ' Edwards  and Miss B. Burrell from Vancouver were visitors of Mr.  and  Mrs. O.K.  Engen.  Mr.   and  Mrs.   A.   Williams  are in Haney for a short visit.  Mr. Harry Sawyer is in hospital. "  Mrs. Mary Millar has returned home after a trip to  hospital.  Charlie Ralston and Mr.  Frank Lyons are in Shaugh-  nessy hospital.  John Gordon, son of Mr. and  Mrs.   Bernel  Gordon   celebrat-   ^  ed a' birthday with a party.  \JIp. Stone, the barber is in  Vancouver fcr a few days.  Grundy; executive, R. Cream,  Mrs. G. Nygard and Mr. H.  Pearce.    ,  . Several new members were  welcomed. The next meeting  will be held in the school  room Jan 26 at 8 p.m. when  plays' for the season will be  discussed.  Mr. Allison May who has  been the guest of Mr. and Mrs.  Roy Bclderson for the past  month has returned , to his  home in Quesnel.  Dinner guests of Mrs. E.  Klusendorf and. Mr. J. Duff  recently were Mr. and Mrs. J.  Cooper and Mr. andvMrs. Paddy  Welsh.  Mr. Frank Lyons spent the  week' end at his home. He returned to Shaughnessy Hospital Sunday where he will undergo surgery on his right eye.  I.O.O.F.  Sunshine   Coast  Lodge :No.76 iheets Gibson's Legion Hall 2nd and'  4th Friday each month.  BY MRS. E. LUMSDEN  Mr....and .Mrs. Carl Fagen,  formerly cf Sechelt, are living in Kamloops, B.C., Mrs.  Fagan's parents, Mr. and Mrs.  J. Teffrey Porpoise Bay, plan  to spend their holidays later in  the year with the young couple.  The 50th anniversary of Mr.  and Mrs. H.E. Wood West Sechelt was celebrated with the  family in Vancouver Sunday,  Jan. 9th. Three sons, and one  daughter helped the couple  celebrate   the   happy occasion.  Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Elliott,  West Sechelt, have been entertaining friends from Port Hardy, now of Vancouver, over  the weekend. Frank Goodine  and a friend surprized the  Elliotts with their  visit.  Mr. and Mrs. Edward Laidlaw Jr. left Sechelt Sunday,  Jan. 15 to reside at Clowholm  Falls, where Mr. Laidlaw now  works. They have rented their  house in the village to Mrs.  A. Kent, formerly Pcrpoise  Bay.  Mrs. Gladys Batehelor of  Sechelt Beauty Salon attended  the  hairdressing  show  in  the  Halfmoon Bay  BY PAT WELSH  Halfmoon Bay Players met  Jan. 19 to elect officers for the  coming year. Those . elected  were: President re-elected,  Mr. R. Cream; vice president,  Mr. E. Surtees; treasurer, Mrs.  J.R. Graves; director, Mr. H.  Pearce;     secretary,     Mr.     W.  Put your EXTRA  DOLLARS to work  Regular quarterly dividend*  have been paid by Investor*  Mutual since the Company's;  inception in 1950. For fulii'  details contact your Investor^  Syndicate representative!      y  Write or Phone  - NEVILLE ASTLEY  District Manager  503-640   W.  Hastings       :  Phone   Marine    5283  Vancouver  2,   B.C.  1  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered.    Accountant  1045   West Pender  St.  TAtlow  1954  VANCOUVER  1.    B.C.  asa  INVESTORS  Syndicate  s^��  I  WE HAVE SOME  LOTS for SALE  'in Seehelt! " ������  Terms^ Cash  V   See. TVE. DUFFY '  SECHELT INSURANCE AGENCIES  Or Phone 22 F ��� 31Q Seehelt  WOMAN'S   WORK  WAS   NEVER   DONE  better!  THANKS TO LOW-COST,  DEPENDABLE  ��iectrici  The   rapidly   expanding  facilities   of the   B.C.   Power   Commission   mean  more homemakers are how enjoying electrical living with modern appliances  '  (hat lighten all household tasks.  Your Power Commission is working with all possible speed to supply electrical  power to as many people as possible at the lowest cost.  I���-Va fg&ifcRsr'  SHIPS OF DESIRE  Over the years I have known  hundreds of people who have  longed for things which did  not come to pass* with many  the desires died down; others  kept on hoping, frequently  with a sense of frustration.  There are few people who  have not carried deep down  in their hearts some unfilled  desires. By this we do not  mean fugitive daydreams, but  rather aspirations and longings  which have had-permanent results in fashioning their char  acters.  *     *     *  In a poem of singular beauty  and tenderness^ Glen Ward  Dresbach writes of, one who,  although working on an inland  farm, all his life dreamed of  sailing ships, of seas and ports  he could , not even name.  Youth and middle age passed  and still the harvests grew  and heldyhim.  Too old at last for work, his  knotted hands  Have  turned to dreams his  youth saw shining by,  . And 'at a    window    facing  prairae  lktnds  He sees the cloud-ships billowed down the sky.  Each day he ��� sits there, till  the  light must: fail,;  To  build    his    little    ships  that never sail.  .        *     *     *  Chesterton   once   wrote   of  Robert 7Louis   Stevenson:  "He  died with   a   thousand  stories'  in his heart." He had uttered  only a . fraction Of the wealth   .  Of fancy in his mind. And that,  in a slightly    different    way,  must be true of^yvast-riumber  of people. It is the meaning of  that     three-thousand-year - old  Proverb:: ~7Asr'a man thinketh.  in his heart so is he.  ^;Ohe day ^esus stood by the  treasury in the    temple,   and  watched men and j.women    as  they brought their    offerings.  He saw men who cast in but of  their  abundance,    and    knew  how to measure such gifts. He  Port Mellon  MRS M. WEST  A letter received from  Ocean Falls over the, holiday  season c o n t a i ned greetings  from former Port Mellcnites  Ed Hills, Aleo Gordon, Frank  __> i  Savory  and Mike  Mosiak.  Mr. F.  Rennie hopes to  be  backat work in February. Mr.  'and  Mrs. Rennie   will   return  to Port Mellon at the end of  January.  ��� The W.A. to the Community  y Church met on Jan -10 to  plan activities for the next  months. On Febuary 10 the  W.A. will sponsor the report  from the United Nations Pilgrimage by Bud White and  David Sherman,, in the Community Hall. A Valentine Tea  1 and Bake sale on Feb. 14 will  also be. held in the Community  Hall, and in March Miss Ament  of the Mission to Lepers will  give a talk and film in the  Community ' Church.  Mrs. Boy��3 is . collecting  used Christmas cards to send  to- Shaughnessy Hospital. It  was suggested that the crews  of freighters calling at Port  Mellon would be grateful foi  any reading material and it  was agreed to collect magazines for this purpose.  Twenty dollars '���" was received from Port Mellon Firemen for the 1st Cub' Pack,, and  Mrs. Manton and Mrs. Macey  - volunteered to'Vmake the Iter-'  chiefs for the newly formed  pack.   v  Teen Town reports; that  this year they will have the  joint sponsorship of Mr. and  Mrs. J. Swan and Mr. arid  Mrs. E. Hume.  The cafeteria was the scene  . ..of a happy occasion' on Jan.  17 when many of her friends  showered Miss Vetna Bursey  whose marriage to^Mr. THelina  will take place ih Vancouver  in February. The shower was  organized by Mrs. -N'. "Marleau  and Miss Annette Marleau,  and Miss Bursey was: recipient  of many beautiful .and .prac.ti- ,  cal gifts. *< ...   .   ; y  saw a poor widow cast in two  mites, and knowing that even  so small an amount involved  great sacrifice. He spoke in  glowing terms of her gift. His  was the religion of inwardness  of motives, and He knew all  about the little ships that could  not sail.  #���'���*���    * ..  Over 50 years ago a 15 year-  old boy, eldest in a family of  six living in the north of England, had shown i unusual aptitude in his studies at  school.  They were poor people - the  father was a laborer in a stone  quarry - but the boy was encouraged to hope that he might  be sent to a school of higher  learning.  One  morning  a fall  of stone bured the father beneath it, and only a few hours  after he left, his lifeless body  was  brought home. The    boy  who had hoped so much, gently put his arms    around1'  his  mother and told her that,  as  far as he was .able, he would  take  his father's    place    and  help to'care, for his   younger  brothers and sisters. The next  day he went to the quarry and  never returned to school.  The writer knew him well;  ���he never complained or indulged in self pity, but  throughout a long life he .served as a Sunday School teacher  and because of 'his unusual.  intelligence and consecration  to God, he laid his hand for  good upon scores of young  people who recognized the  strength of his mind and the  beauty  of his character.  Thought life is���".important. .  The thoughts a man thinks  fashions his character and control his destiny. The mind is  the garden, and thoughts are  the seeds that grow there, and  bear fruit for good or evil. It is  distinctly: encouraging that  men are. icommended, not for  the measure of material success they have achieved in life,  but rather for their heart longings and spiritual aspirations.  "Blessed are tehy that hunger  anS -thirst after righteousness  for they shall be filled."  ' Our Quotation to-day is a  well-known".adage; A. man's  soul is dyed with the colour  cf his secret thoughts.  Gibson Building  Supplies expands  Additions to the . buildings  of Gibsons Building Supplies  are going ahead and include  increased lumber storage space  conversion of the present office to a display area, more  storage and an. office at the  rear of the . present display  room.  With this increased space,  Gibsons Building Supplies  hopes, it will be possible to  make more attractive display  of merchandise, more convenience for the customers,  and greater efficiency for the  staff wh0 serve them.  Logging company  adds to premises  Peninsula Logging Company is having an addition  built to the front of the shop  in Seohelt. This addition, a  two-story building, 13 by 40  feet, will house an office, a  parts room and a small show  room across the front of the  present building, with two  offices  in the upper storey.  This addition is expected to  allow more convenience for  both the public, office and shop  staffs, Mr. Berry  reports.  Robins have been reported  by several persons around  Gibsons and Sechelt, lilacs are  wellr budded, peach- trees are  showing early .development,  engagements are being reported, the thermometer hovers  around 48 to 50 degrees and  shoulders that have hovered  around ear level for several  months ar approaching 'their  normal position',;: y   .'.     '',     ���  ,  At the January meeting of  the PTA. members were interested in papers read by  Gail Greggain, Lynn Stray-  horn, Sharon Harrap and Cilin  Johnson, members of the Junior Red Cross telling of the  history of the movement and  the work being done by the  local branch at Port Mellon  Sehool.  The Junior Red Cross was  founded during the first World  War to aid not only the men  of the" fighting forces,but children of devastated countries,  and to promote a feeling of  friendiiness among children of  all nations to help break  down the barriers . of  racial and religious intolerance. Children in Korea, China;  Burma, India and in all European countries have been the  recipients of gifts of food and  clothing-  Patients in the Preventorium are the special concern of  British Columbia's Junior Red  Cross and donations are sent  regularly to the Crippled  Children's Fund and Overseas  Relief;  The Pert Mellon branch of  the Junior Red Cross started  in 1336 at Seaside^Park School.  Among the projects they have  undertaken have been food,  toys and clothing for children  in Holland during the war and  an active interest in unfortunate children in Vancouver and  patients in the Preventorium.  A contribution is sent annually to the March of Dimes.  This year money has been raised by apple sales, viewrriaster  shows a��d an auction, and 30  health bags of red plastic containing soap, facecloth, nailbrush, toothbrush and powder .  will be sent overseas. Baby  clothes an afhgan and stuffed  toys are also being made.  Appreciation of the help and  encouragement given the children in this work by their  teachers was expressed, and  the importance of the Junior  Red Cross to children who  live in prosperous communities and see nothing of poverty  and the devastation left by  wars, floods and famine.  edical hunmy  A  Terrace,  B.C.  student  at  the   University of  British  Co-  ;~-~-r-~-afi8*"T���B  ^7"i:"^S_  Coast News Jan. 26 1956      3  lumbia is the winner of the  first medical school bursary  to be awarded by B.C. division,  Canadian Cancer Society.  He is David A. Gillanders,  third year student in the faculty of medicine. His home is  in Terrace  B.C.  The bursary was set up at  UBC by the Cancer Society-  last year to help increase the  number of doctors interested  in the fight against cancer.  if *-'*��� -~"'''4ti\T'^-"^-���iinr'^J"'*J"���"*~r Mr"*""���'" fi nt^**^-11^^^  THE PENINSULA CLEANERS  WILL BE CLOSED  JAN. 30 to FEB. Ii .***.  For Staff Holidays  Yeut Co-operation  Will Be Appreciated  vo  V    REPORT ON  ANNUAL MEETING  Report from Nurse  : In 1937, the need was felt for a home nursing service in  the Sechelt Peninsula, Here it was largely through the  .efforts of Mrs.7 _reeh, the Farmers' Institute and interested members of the'community that the Elphinstone Branch,  had ite beginning, The first meeting was held in Gibsons  and a ladies auxiliary was formed in the Grantham's area.  The general programme of bedside nursing, prenatal and  postnatal care and instruction, with the infant to, six weeks  of age was carried by one nurse. The service was extended to all people regardless of color, creed or circumstance  in the area from, Gibsons to Sechelt.  In 1947, two nurses were employed in order that attention might; be giyen to .the schcol programme as well as  the existing home nursing programme. Boundaries of the  area served were extended to    William's    Landing    and [  Silversands: This was an. important milestone in  the  life.  of this branch as it depicted the true role of the voluntary agency in pointing the.need of service to the official  agency. Subsequently the Provincial Department of Health  and Welfare had its beginning    here.    The    Elphinstone  Branch withdreW one nurse and the Public Health Nurse  carried the school programme and the Well Child Clinic.  About this time, the Department p^ Indian Affairs requested thafe'Y.OiN.  service  be? extended, to  the  Sechelt  Band and the .children of  the 'Residential School.    This  service has been; continued since ..that time with'the exception of a. short period in 1952. Here..the*nurse works in  co-operation .With the various personnel; of the Federal Department of1 Health. This is a very interesting part of our  service and it is unique to the Elphinstone Branch.  . , 1955 has been, a year of changes - from; the standpoint  of  nursing personnel,   as 'the   Elphinstone   Branch  began  the yearV without an appointed nurse-in-charge. However,  Miss  Cooper   was  acting    nurse-in-charge   .for   the   first  seven months, during which time, "she carried the bedside  nursing and health instruction programme of the V.O.N.  as well as the injection service to the T.B.,patients in the  P.H.N, absence. V  As~ is' customary, the Regional Director, Miss McClan,  made her first visit of the year in the early spring. These  visits, are made in order to supervise the nurse and to give  assistance to the Board and nurse in any problems relative  to the service, The regional Director's visit is greatly.appreciated by all' concerned, and especially so in a one  nurse branch as it reminds us that we are not alone in our  , work and* that we can always benefit from the help given  by those with mere experience, a wider knowledge and  a greater understanding. Miss McClan's visit was followed  by a second visit a month later and it was upon her recommendation to the National Office that Miss Ross came to the  branch for the month of August. This provided for' a better opportunity to study and carry out an extensive survey  of the nursing service and the needs cf the Sechelt  Peninsula.  Coinciding with my- appointment in September, every  effort was made to stimulate public interest and provide  a better understanding of the V.O.N, service. Two new  auxiliaries were formed-one in Sechelt, and one in Granthams. . '  Miss McClan made a third visit in October and attended  the Board at that time.  My diligent efforts to promote good publicity and to  demonstrate the service, with a special interest in building  up the bedside nursing aspect of the programme have, in  scmeways been discouraging. Although there were twice  as many visits: mao'e in the last four months of the year  as in the -first eight months, the picture is similar. The  problem which"'confronted my predecessors for the past-  four years^ also confronted me. A lessening pf visits being made for bedside nuring care - with the result that at  the close of the year there were only seven persons  receiving visits--for which the Order was originally  established.  In closing, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to Dr. H.F. Inglis and Miss A. Myers, P H.N. for  their / cooperation and assistance in professional matters  of  common interest.  Thanks to the; Telephone Operators and the Staff of the  Drugstores in both Gibsons and Sechelt and to- Mrs. A.  Burns of tlie School Board for their valuable contribution in locating the nurse fcr the patients and the  patients for the nurse.  Thanks also to my relief nurse Miss  M. Cooper.  '   Tp the President, Mrs. H. Wallis, the Secretary, Mrs. N.  Haley, and the Treasurer, Mr. W.B. Boucher, and the  Members of the Board -1 would like to express my personal  thanks for the competent assistance and wholehearted support which they haive given me. It has been a pleasure t��  work with them.  Respectfully submitted.  Marjorie F. Joyce.  Four months report  A review of my work of the past fouR months and a  picture of the situation at tills time, follows:    -     :  There were 1,007 visits made from Septembers 1, 1955  to December 31, 1955�� .  yi'The V.O.N. car travelled 3,320 miles during the four  months and. of that time was in the garage for repair  approximately three weeks. V .���    ;'y  On Dcember. 13,. 1955 the car was struck on the left  front fender by Dal Trigg when he backed his gravel truck  up hill on.Rocky Road above Fletcher St, V.O.N. car was  stopped at the time of the accident. Estimated damage is  $32 00X Work 'has yet to be done to repair the fender.  During the month of September, the. nurse attended  two meetings which were called to interest the people in  forming new auxiliaries to the V.O.N. in Granthams..; and  Sechelt. There is a small nucleus, of conscientious workers  in each area, and I wish to take this opportunity tb thank'  them for their efforts.  When I was appointed to the Elphinstone Branch of the  V.O.NM I had two objectives: ,7  . 1. To promote good, publicity for the V.O.N. and. to  demonstrate the value of its service, to .the Sechelt  Peninsula.  2. ��� To build up the General nursing care aspect of our  programme.  My untiring efforts to carry out my objectives have to a  large extent been unsuccessful. For this failure there are  two  reasons:-  1. I am dependant upon referrals from the medical  profession. I have the support of one doctor.  2. I am dependant upon requests for service from the  general public - Easy accessibility t�� hospitals in both  Vancouver and Pender Harbour, and the marvels cf  new treatments and wonder drugs make the number  of acutely ill in the home much fewer than in past  years. In the homes where there are chronically ill  persons, families still do their own home nursing.  Now I would like to point out our present situation -  exclusive of our contract with the Dept. of Indian Affairs'\  as  of Januai'y  1,  1956.  No. of patients;  (2 inactive, one will be discharged Jan. 10)  <1 inactive)  (these patients   belcng to  the  P7H.N.)  Medical  7  D.V.A.  3  T.B.  3  Prenatal  7  Postnatal  4  Instruction  5  (adult health)  Marjorie F. Joyce.  E xplanation of visits  Classification   according    to    Visits according to Districts:-  type of visii.:-  Prenatal care  Postnatal  care  Newborn care  Infant care  Preschool care  School  child care  Adult   care  Prenatal Instruction  Postnatal Instruction  Newborn Instruction  Infant  Instruction    :  Preschool Instruction  School child Instruction  Adult Health Instruction  Delivery  Patients not seen  On behalf of patient  TOTAL  Gibsons  291  10  Roberts Creek  141  9  Wilson  Creek  38  West Sechelt  51  11  Sechelt  52  4  Selma Park  44  8  Hopkins  31  28  Indian Res.  360  288  Classification  of    visits    ac-  39  cording to fees:  --  42  Non-chargeable  655  60  103  Full paid  Part paid  22  llf?  $154.75  141  D.V.A. paid  25  50.00  50  T.B.C. paid  .  89  178.00  154  O.A.P. free  71  2  Others free  5  44  Paid (contract)  23  14  Indian Affairs :  Dept.  240.00  ,007  TOTAL  $522.75 4      Coast News Jan. 26   1956  One of the country's busiest,  and most popular vocalists is  Wally Koster who turns up  regularly on  CBC television.  FOR  SALE  SURPLUS   STOCK  Bargain Prices  PAINT ��� Marine and House  Galv. Pipe & Fittings  Hardware,  Galv.  Bolts  c And Lag Screws  Ref rig Showcase. Ice and  Counter  Johnstone - Madeira Park  FREE  DELIVERY  from  Murdoch's!  : PHQNE,' I^AlL'or^SEND  Your Order in ���  We Will Deliver to the  NEAREST POINT by ROAD  To 'Jow.\Ri^X^r:M^0^.,  on FRANCES PENINSULA  or MADEIRA PARE Areas.  Just Contact  MURDOCH'S MARINE  Phone 3F   ''  PENDER  HARBOUR  WINTER CARE  FOR YOUR  CAR or TRUCK  WATCH THAT  BATTERY!  Don't let Cold Weather  Destroy your Pleasure  or your Efficiency  McCULLOCH  SAWS  WELDING  SOLNIK  SERVICE STATION  Phone 85T Sechelt  Quality  printing  done af  The (Soast Mems  BY TONY GARGRAVE  On Thursday seven students  from the Mackenzie Riding  were able to hear. Arnold Webster MLA, Leader of the official opposition, make his traditional address to the legislature. They were Tony Bullock, Ralph Moore, Patricia  McKenzie, Phyllis Gobbee,  Kenzie Smith, Ernest Cummings, and Robert Hastie, accompanied by Mr. D. Wells of  Powell River Brocks High  School.  Though the courtesy of the  Speaker, Mr. Irwin, I was  able to have lunch with them  before the afternoon 'sssion  began.  Mr. Webster's greatest attribute as a person, and perhaps his greatest fault as a  politician is that he is a gentleman. He is a rare thing among  politicians; a truly modest  man. He gets his satisfactions  out of life from the quiet  knowledge that he is trying  to do the right thing. Mr.  Webster took a $2,000 a year  cut in salary to become an  MLA.  . ,1 have never seen Mr. Webster angry on the floor of the  Legislature. I may never see it.  Though he is quite capable of  becoming angry when a political thought or act offends his  own moral judgement. Newspaper reporters, who are pretty  good judges cf people, tell me  that his presentation to the  legislature last Thtirsday on  Dominion-Provincial relations  was measured and masterful  in its scope.  His job is to criticize the  government.    That's   what    a  Ih'''tHis"vtep'prVJ'-frdm';MQ^is-.  trate Johnston's police   court,  all cases heard since just prior  to Christmas are given.  Charges of illegal parking  in Gibsons were laid against  the following. Austin .Moor-  croft, Waiter Leigh, Charles  Barnes, JCJlen .Prpcknowr.. :of  Gibsons, Alan Bruce qfV.Pen'  der If arbour, and Harold Willis of Halfmoon Bay. JEach  paid $2 and costs.  Joseph Jeffries, Sechelt, was  fined $30 and costs for driving  without due care and attention  near Wakefield.  Operating a motor vehicle  contrary to restrictions on his  driver's licence -cost John Wel-  bourne of Gibsons $25 and  costs.  Arthur 'Dearl Phillips of  Vancouver, was represented in  court by W.R. Martin, Barrister, of Vancouver. He pleaded  not guilty to a charge of driving without due care and attention. The charge arose  from an accident in whioh his  truck collided with a car  driven by E.B. Taylor, of Roberts Creek, on the wharf at  Gibsons on Dec. 19, 1955. Mr.  Philips was found guilty, and  fined $50 and costs.  Lawrence Bellerose Sechelt,  found guilty of being in possession of beer on the Indian  Reserve, was fined 520 and  costs. A case of beer was  seized.  Huch Hatchard of West Sechelt, and Dacre Powell of  Gibsons, were each fined $25  and costs for exceeding the  speed limits at Roberts Creek  and Selma Park respectively.  Wilfred John of Sechelt, who  was found in a state of intoxication at 9:30 a.m. in. Sechelt,  spent the day in jail. He told  the court he had 3 glasses of  beer in the beer parlour the  previous evening, and had gone  to bed at 11 p.m. He was found  guilty and fined $10 and costs,  or 5 days in jail. He paid the  fine. "'  Peter Hanson of Pender  Harbour, who drove his car  into a ditch near Sechelt, was  fined $25 and costs for driving without due care and attention.  Joseph Allan Jones of Gibsons paid a fine of $50 and costs  for driving without due care  and attention near the Sea view  Cemetary, causing damage in  excess of $500 to the car.  Toyozo Yoshida, of Greenwood, B.C. wag fined $25 and  costs for failing to submit an  iDcome  Tax return, for 1954.  leader of Her Majesty's loyal  opposition is for. Nobody, except the very narrow-minded,  could feel that the government could do no wrong. Indeed all political. parties and:  governments, and my own  party is no exception, is composed of human beings who  make mistakes and have the  usual run of human frailties.  One of the most serious of  these frailties as far a& government is concerned' is a belief that you have the final  and only answer.  The leader of the opposition  is there on behalf of the people  of B.C. to be the public's  watchdog, a kind of composite  taxpayer, constantly looking  over the Cabinet's shoulder.  Last week he accused the  government of "village pump  politics". "We must deplore  any tendency towards Canadian Balkanization in Dominion-Provincial relations" he  said. "Extreme invective does  nothing to clarify the confusion  and uncertainty that characterize the business, relations  of governments in Canada today" he told Mr. Bennett.  In a reference to the federal - provincial tax conference  last summer he said "The  brief presented by this province was- disappointing. It contained some vague proposals  for changes in our present tax  agreements. But it did not  present any substantial arguments or financial data to support them. Above all, the brief  failed to recognize that ^pro  vincial resourse development,  provincial financing, and tax  agreements can no longer be  regarded in the light of the interests peculiar to any individual province.  "These questions must be  considered from the viewpoint  of Canada as a nation. This  government appears to lack,  any such conception," Mr.  Webster concluded.  RED St..  Ths Largest Food Store on the Peninsula  With the Widest Variety  Phone Sechelt 18  FOR FREE DELIVERY  : More than 19,500 toy brooms  were shipped from Canadian  factories in 1954, an increase  of 6,600 dozen over the preceding year.  Where to Eat  GROCERIES:  i   ���  NABOB COFFEE  KADANA DELUXE TEA BAGS, 100's  JELLO INSTANT PUDDINGS  MEATS:  Lb. $1.06  95c  2 for 25c  m  Gib  sons  Kum-A-Geef  Coffee Shop  Offers Lunches, Snacks  Good Home-Cooked  Meals  Convenient,   Heasani  Below Post Office  a'nne'; ,.gm,y  You can  BURNS CAMPFIRE PICTURE PAqK  SLICEDSIDE BACON, l's 55c  MEDIUM CHEDDAR CHEESE Lb. 54c  SMOKED PORK JOWLS Lb. 29c  (Suitablefor Bacon or in Pork and Beans)  -.    Lb. 29c  Lb. 33c  BEEF LIVER  WEINERS  Don't   forget   to   read ��� The Coast News Classified.  use ���'v::..v;--*:,:V"!   ���;;.:  I  3MW- ��� M ' -  ������' Mil*  for  /_ -i  IV ���   **���W '���'������!��� mi-  SECHELT  JJOD7_- GJUN CLUB  SMOKER  Member* arid; Friends  FEB. 3 ��� 8 p.m.  " Wilson Crbek: :  Community HaU  Admission 50c  Refreshments  We Are Approved  Applicators for aH  wA-i-  Aii0  & Siding Products  !.V>     !,<V  We Give Free Estimates  G. K. BARTON & CO.  ��j_- tt;Vm   '<tiXJi.    .Y^'Xfao   ;y:i  j  rT5_s,"-;"���'r" pA'  Write: 1531 Haywood Ave., West Vancouver, or Rhone Collect: West 2372R  '..J ^ __-��� v'l.w'        -"-A -���'  //  Hemlock Looper  Black-headed Budtvorrn  _-_._.'  /    ��� Douglas Fir Bark Beeilf  ,��� Awifyrosici Beetle  j* Spruce Budworm  ������ .Silver Fir Beetle  '   /  ^���Balsam Woolly Aphis  -��� ��� White Pine Bark Beetle  fi^-****  for  A raging forest fire is an awesome sight  Less dramatic, but of ten as destructive,-is. insert attack  . on trees. Huge areas can be hit, espeeia31y;w^  infestation begins far from active operations. #<^se  from the air trained eyes can spot signs of insect attack*  Ma^lillan & Bloedel foresters use^ aiixjiif t in ^artog the  health of the forests for which they are responsible.  It is the Company's;job to locate the attack, to check it,  an4 to get a new timber crop started on lami fy4m0$ M  -.-   '   :   '"*������ these enemies; MacMillan & Bfe^del fc^i^|  foresters work with;(^yernment,^e^tist$;.^::'kp>  V:'"V '" the-u^per, hand In insect; control?  ffere today and her* tomorrow  ���II '  A: UNWANTED HAIR  Vanished away with Saca-Pelo.  Saca-Pelo is not like ordinary  N depilatories that remove hair  from th^ surf ace of the skin  but penetrates through the  pores and retards the growth  of the hair. Lor-Beer Lab.  Ltd. Ste. 5, 679 Granville St.,  Vancouver, B.C.  Coast News Jan. 26 1956  I  JOHN J. DUNKIN  Doctor of Optometry  906   Birks  Building  VANCOUVER, B.C.  '��&���&���%&  BY  cmis fl  ���  Corsages  Weddings  Funeral  Designs  Plants  # F)  owers  by  W  ire  January   29,   1956.  ANGLICAN  Septuagesima  St. Bartholomew's.    Gibsons'  11.00 a.m; Morning Prayer  11 a.m.. Sunday School  St. Hilda's, Sechelt  1.45 p.m. Evensong  1.45 p.m.  Sunday  School  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11  a.m. Sunday School  3.15 p.m. Evensong  UNITED  Gibsons  Sunday School 9.45  Public   Worship,   11.00  a.m.  Roberts Creek, 2 p.m.  Wilson Creek  Sunday School  11.00 A.M.  Public Worship, 3.30 p.m.  Port  Mellon  Community Church  7.30 p.m. Evensong  ST. VINCENT'S  Holy Family^ Seehelt,    9 a.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10.30 a.m.  Port .Mellon,   first  Sunday  of  each month at 11.35 a.m.  Bethal   Baptist   Church  10; A.M., Sunday School  11:15 A.M., Worship Service  7:30  P.M.,   Wed.,  Prayer  2P.M., 1st Thurs., in Month  Mission Circle '"  PENTECOSTAL  10 a.m. Sunday School  11  a.m. Devotional  .7.30     Evening  Service  .  Tuesday night 7.30  8 p.m. Friday night  Carole  Braksiad  PHONE   109M  GIBSONS  Over 96,600 tons of plain  v and fancy biscuits and 23,000  tons of soda biscuits .were  made in Canada last year,  both slightly more than in  1953. -��� -'-.'  *m Anrie \ Garry,       ,"'  recently of the Kumagen Cafe,  wishes  to thank  all her  patrons for pleasant business relationships this past -year.  She hopes to continue as Caterer for tKe Sechelt Peninsula for special .eveiits, such as Teas,. _ Lunches, Club  Dinners,   Banquets,Parlies,*��� elc.'Vv'.''-m"'V  V   Just contact Mrs^^Garry, Secj.|lg|>ho^l9T.   y'  WISACDSV  STCRE  CHILDREN'S RUBBER BOOTS  MEN'S WORK BOOTS  WOMEN'S DRESS SHOES  A GOOD SELECTION OF STYLES  PHONE 25-G ��� ��� SECHELT  GIBSONS  BY   PHYLLIS  M.   HODGSON  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Robinson  were recent guests of Miss  Fannie I. Grant. Miss Grant is  recovering from painful injuries received from a fall.  Mr.  Troup from Chilliwack  was guest of the Dave Donaldsons for a few days.  *     *     *  Mrs.- Jean Wyngaert was  colled to Kelowna due to the  illness of her mother, Mrs.  August Lehmann.  Mrs. Jean Cramer is a pati-.  ent in Royal Columbia Hospital, New Westminster, where  she underwent surgery.  Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kruse  were visitors to Vancouver.  Mr. Dave Donaldson returned from a check up at Shaugh-  nqssy with a favorable report.  Mrs. Henniker recently spent  a few days in the city.  *     *     *  Mr. Threthewry was back in  Gibsons meeting  old     friends  and relatives,  while here    he  wa. the guest cf Mr. and Mrs.  .  Wiren.  Mrs. Arthur and Sandra were  visitors to Vancouver, ���com-  bihing business with pleasure.  Mrs.    Win     Sutherland    is  spending a few weeks in her.  new home on Gower Point' Ra.  . She  will  take   up   permanent  rsidence later-in "the year.  Mrs. F.D. Wilson was visiting in Vancouver for , a few  days.  Mrs. J.P. Stewart has returned from Vancouver Where  she was hospitalized for a  throat injury received from  a piece of chicken bone.'-  Mr. and Mrs. Den Kokx are  in Gibsons for ,an indefinate  time. .Mrs Kokx was formerly  Miss Erla Hausch-of the-Kum-  a-gen'vCaf^V^rV.ttie past yesir  Erla has been managing:a frailer park 7 in Joshua Tfeei;- "Cal.  Mrs. Gary of Seohelt took over  the cafe in her absence.  Mrs. E.N. Morris spent a few  days   in Vancouver.  Mrs. Ay Wiren recently cele-  ���brated her 84th birthday, her  daughters, Mrs. McPhail    and  Mrs.    Winbow    comittg^-'from  .Vancouver for the occasion/  CLASSIFIED RATES  __15 words for 50 cents plus  two. cents a v/ord over 15. Consecutive ' rates   available  With the exception of continuous accounis, a 10c. bookkeeping charge is made for ail  Classified Advertising not paid  for within 7 days of publication,  Legals ��� 16 cents per count  line for first insertion.  12 cents per count line  for each consecutive insertion.   .  Card of Thanks, Engagements,  In Memoriams - up to 50 words  $1.00 per insertion. 2c per word  over  50.  ANNOUNCEMENT   PIANO TUNING V  Expert technician building  up trade in Gibsons " Powell  River area. $6. for any piano.  Write C. Atkinson, Gibsons  Landing..  Full Gospel Cottage meetings are heldvat the home of  Mr. and Mrs. ���' H.E.7 Woods  "Woodhaven", West Sechelt,  every Sunday evening at 7.30  p.rd. Everybody welcome. "For  the Grace of God that bringeth  Salvation hath appeared to :  all men'V, Titus,2.il. ��� ���        tfn  NOTICE  TOWING AND FREIGHTING  W. Nygren, Gibsons 13 . tfn  Notice :is. hereby given that  the iull penalty of the law  will be invoked , against v any  person or persons found dumping garbage or other material  on my road or my land. - .  Carl A, Johnson, R.R. 1 Gibsons, B.C.    .  WANTED- TO RENT  Wanteds Housekeeping room  or small cottage. Gibsons area,  for quiet working nian. Have  own linen, dishes and bed if  hecessarry. Phone collect Ced-'  ar  9052 Vancouver.  : FOR RJENT  ;:^ D-4 Catjand Arch, by hour  'orf^ay'xi^ir^bp.    Warren  ; Gil-  Join  us  at  Port  Mellon  on  Feb; 11   from  9-12 p.m.  VANCOUVER ORCHESTRA ��� REFRESHMENTS  PORT MELLON FIREMEN  Community  Centre  -  Tickets  $1.50  *_Ta-L___-��_i  SLING-LOADS of 2 x 4 .and SHEATHING  at a SUBSTANTIAL SAVING: .$32 to $40. per M.  FOR ADDITIONS & ALTERATIONS, use our  HGEVIE IMPROVEMENT- CRC&1T PLAN  UP TO $2000 and 24 MONTHS TO PAY  (Reasonable Interest Rates)  BUILD NOW. WHILE TRADESMEN ARE AVAILABLE  SEE US FIRST, AT  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPUi  Phone Gibsons 53  grtf-i.'. ���   ���f.-rf'-:-   '- '   -���';..-.*���.. '���������,���'   ,' *, *; *.-" ���  -r.-TT?; -\-y ��� y-r  ���^r.-^;>  m  On Thursday of last week  Mrs. Colin Wingrave. arid Mrs.  J_d. .Feidler were; joint hostesses at a delightful tea honoring the mothers of Miss Linton's Grade 1 and 2 pupils. The  chairman of L.A. Guides and  Brownies, Mrs. Lee Sergant  was.among the guests arid gave  an interesting talk on the  - work of the Guides and Brownies. Miss Linton who joined  the group after school congratulated the hostesses on  their worthwhile endeavour in  getting the mothers acquainted.  '���* .   *     * '���  iPink carnation formed the  floral setting at the home of  Norm and Vi Peterson when  Mrs. Neil McLean was guest  of honor at a baby shower. The  many beautiful, gifts were attractively arranged in baskets  matching the floral setting. A  lovely corsage of carnations  was presented to the guest cf  honor from Mrs. Carole Brak-  tad. Following an enjoyable  evening of games, refreshments were sei'ved by Mrs. Vi  Peterson assisted by Donna  Thomas, Arlene Gcdfrey, Bobby Hauka and Sue Wallis.  Echos of the ten top tunes' of  the   week   coming   from     the  McLean home    every    Friday  evening,  are the   efforts   of a  promising young orchestra under the direction of Mrs. Dan  McLean. Friday night is practice  night.  The orchestra consists of Bud'White, piano; Coral  Benn, piano accordian; George  Slinn,   ccrnet;   Larry   O'Brian,  sax: Bruce  Steinbrunn'er,  sax:  and   Lynn   Madson,   taps   and  drums. They are known as the  Sunshine Gang. Since last September the orchestra has played   at  four successful teenage  dances in   the school hall.  *.      * .     *  Saturday evening Mr. and  Mr. Wally Peterson were hosts  at a delightful party honoring  . their house guests, Mr. and  Mrs. H. Lynum of Terrace.  Ping-pcng and dancing were  the highlights of the evening.  Mrs. Peterson was assisted by  Mrs. W. Davis in serving the  refreshments.  Mrs. A. Pateman is a patient  in   a  Vancouver  hosoital.  bertson.-Phone Sechelt 37M.  FOR  HIRE  Man with Power Saw for  hire. Reasonable ��� rates. Will  go anywhere Phone 7R Gibsons  REAL ESTATE      ;  Gibsons Since 1945  John Coleridge Realty  The Oldest Established Office  {Immediately South ��f the  Post Office)  Notary Public  Sales,  Conveyancing,   Management  Agent for   the   Official  Administrator etc.  . Connection with important  Vancouver Realtors.  Local Oiflee DVA and VLA '  ~n~STlNG^  Sechelt Insurance Agencies  Phone 22F  T.E.   DUFFY,   Agent  Residence 31Q  Residence .7 OF  : I. MACKAY, Salesman  TOTEM FLASHES  Special, six adjoining 5 acre  properties on main paved Sechelt Highway, good location,  some timber en each, price  ranges frcm S625 to $750 each  property.  Extra special, one acre  semi waterfrontage, small  house, lovely view, full price  only $2650.  5 acre farm, fruit trees, good  well, small house, some furniture, full "price $1350 easy  terms.  Always a better deal  at  TOTEM REALTY  \   Gibsons B.C.  ' '49 Dodge   % Ton panel in  good condition, cheap for cash.  B.C.  Power  Commission   Mid-  . dlepoint Camp.   (Morris)  WOOD  Alder or Fir  Also Slab Wood  SERVICE FUELS  Ran Vernon  Phone Gibsons 26 Q  See Our Used Oil Burning,  Coal and Wood Burning Ranges. Parker's Hardware, Sechelt tfn  General store with or without butcher shop. Thriving  business in fast growing district. Reasonable terms. Phone  4361 Powell River after. 6 p.m.  12 ft glass boatT 5~FpTScott^  Attwater motor, for sale.  Phone 83G Seohelt' 4  14' by 6' Huddlestorie Kick'  er, Gladden Electric Motor,  Windbrake, Cluch, Cushions.  New condition. A Top Winter  Boat. $650 - Half Original  Cost! Phone Pender Harbour  3 T.    -.;������'���������" ������''���;���; ���.���;'''���'���' 8  PINK.ICE:,tlie perfect Home  Facial. Banishes Sagging Chin  Lines and ��� Loose Skin. ���Remove's wrinkle's about, the eyes.  Makes skin Satin Smooth in  a five minute treatment. For  a lovely, complexion, try Pink  Ice f romyLangs yprug; Stores;,  Sechelt and Gibsons. tfh  . Combination Troller and  ���cabin cruiser. Length 32 beam  7 ft. 18-24 new Easthope, new  oil stove, sink. Sleeps . 4-6.  toilet, spool gurdies. Good  condition. Sell reasonable,  phone Gibsons 76, M 5  Coal Oil Fridge "(Servil 8  cub. ft.) in perfect condition,  $250. or near offer. B & J  Store, Halfmoon Bay B.C. ���  HELP WANTED  EMPLOYMENT  INFORMATION  DO YOU NEED HELP?  DO YOU WANT WORK?  Place your   Requirements   for  Female   Help  wiih  WHITAKER   &  REYNOLDS  Cherry Whitaker's Office  Box   126,.   Sechelt  Phones:  days,  Sechelt   63.  evenings, 81R  or  78R  mtmmmmmmmmmmmmm^*'^mmamM*Mmwm*nmmmmm9m9mmmmm��0��*m*  WORK  WANTED  Spray and brush .painting;  also paperhanging. J. Melhus.  Phone   Gibsons"  33. tfn  Reliable cat operator requires steady work. Lee Roberts, Roberts Creek, B.C.        5  Mo__w_K7<>can-��-,w."��-"wwwpw_ii!.��iiwi-i ��.iiii_iwwa_-_M<  INSURANCE  Jan. 27: Roberts.. Creek Legion Hall, Legion Auxiliary  Whist  Drive,  8 p.m.  _-oai. 20: Sechelt, Burns Supper and Concert, 7 p.m. Legion  Hall Sechelt PTA.  - Jan. 28: Burns Supper and  concert, 7 p.m. Legion Hall,  Sechelt PTA.  Feb.   1:   Wilscn  Creek, Community      Center      Association  monthly meeting at  the Com-,;'  munity hall,  8  p.m.   ' .7-7"-y-  Feb. 2. Canadian Legion  W..  A.   whist   drive  and   cribbage.  Legion  Hail,  8  p.m.  Feb. 4: Gibsons, Kuvvanis  Leap Year Dance, School hall.  Feb. 11: Roberts Creek PTA  Dance, with Mellonaires.  Feb. 14: Gibsons United  Church Hall, St. Bartholomew's W.A. St. Valentines  Tea  and  Home  cooking.  This week's Special: Waterfront lot. Pender Harbour.  Only  $700.  Harold Wilson  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Realty, Gibsons. tfn  IOTGORDON   AGENCIES  Sechelt  -REAL   ESTATE  and   INSURANCE  Phone  53F Evenings   and  Holidays     81M     ,  "SECHELT "INSURANCE-  AGENCIES  Real  Estate,  Proper.y   Management,  Insurance  Office phone 22F  T.E.   DUFFY,   Agent  Residence  31Q  I. MACKAY,  Salesman  Residence   7OF   WATCH**REPAIRS  "Fasi7  accurate, guaranteed  watch repairs. Marine Men's  Wear. Gibsons.  tfn  ��ho1Trepair~"     "       "*~  BringTYour BcoJs to Brackett!  Skilled repair work of all kinds  quickly done. Reasonable rates  RON BRACKETT  Sechelt Highway Gibsons.  Totem   Realty  Phone   Gibsons   44  evenings   147  WANTED  Wanted, small second hand  desk'. Apply Mrs. R. Manns,  Beach Ave, Roberts Creek B.C.  Business and  Professional  'peninsula  accounting service  All Types  of  Accounting  Problems Expertly Attended .  ,   Village Enterprises Bldg.  . Sechelt  Office  Open 9  a.m.���5  p.m-  Daily      Phone Sechelt 98F  LORNE  BLAIN  Representative  Continental  Life Insurance  Company  Box  188   Gibsons,  B.C.    ���  Phone Gibsons, 82G.  SECHELT   CYCLE  Bicycles New & Reconditioned  Repairs to All Wheeled Goods  Saw Filing  Lawn Mowers  Sharpened  Phone Sechelt 95M  w_Hi____M__ant______MaaMHa_kK*MH__w  GIBSONS  BUILDING    SUPPLIES   ���  LTD.  "WE    CARRY   THE   STOCKV  Phone Gibsons 53  BUILDING    BULLDOZING  CONTR ACTING  Ran Vernon.  R.R.   1,  Gibsons  Phone  26Q  TRACTOR.  WORK  Clearing, Grading, Excavating.  D6   Bulldozing  Clearing Teeth  ARCHES  FOR   RE&T  A;  E.   Ritchey  ���������. TPhone Gibsons 86R  _-��>>MlB----_-_--Mn>-___l    ;  RICHTER'S   RADIO'��� TV  SALES and SERVICE  Speedy, Guaranteed Work  SALES ON JSA.SY TERMS  -Phone SECHELT 6 y  ��� ���'-...���   ....... ....*.  Notary Public  Legal.Documents   promptly  attended to  W.J.   (Jack)   Mayne.  . Phone 24. .   Sechelt  B.C.  PENINSULA    CLEANERS  Cleaners for Ihe  Sechelt  '������'*''.         ���    "Peninsula            -  Phone;  .   Gibsons  100   "FAST  SERVICE"  Rent -��� Sales ��� Service  v TYPEWRITERS  ELECTRIC RAZORS  Sales and Service  COLIN WINGRAVE  Phone 18 ��� Gibsons  Nolions���Cards���Toys  Miscellaneous' Gifts  THRIFTEE    STORES  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B:C.  Headquarters For Wool  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical   Heating  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Phone  130  Auihorized   GE   Dealer  fiadios, Appliances, TV Service  WIRING  Commercial &  Residential  Electric  . Space Heatinj*  Anvwhere on the Peninsula  PARKER and SIM  ELECTRIC  Parker's   Hardware  Seohelt  51   ���   75Q   Evenings  C and S SALES. SERVICE  Agants   For  Propane Gas  Combination   Gas   Ranges  Sales   and   Installations  Free  Estimates  Electric and Gas Hoi Plates  FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS  Phone  3   Sechelt  REFRIGERATION  SALES and SERVICE  Commercial ������ Domestic  25 Years' Experience  A. M.  CAMPBELL  SECHELT  83Q  *___________H_����^HM^MMHiMMMMiMH^M��*M_____��_MM^'  5 Yard Dump  Truck for Hire  Sand' and Gravel for Sale  FRED UTTING  Wilson   Creek  Phone Sechelt 15T or 67F  HILL'S   MACHINE    SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding Anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert    Tradesmen  Precision    Machinists  Phone 54 Residence   152  MARSHALL'S  PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134, 104 or 33 Coast News Jan.  26  1956  BY   CHUCK  TOMPKINS  Another big night is promised for Gibsons basketball  fans on Friday when the Gibsons Orphans are up against  some stiff competition in the  Navy boys but should give a.  good account of themselves.  The big difference is that the  Navy team plays and practices  all the time while with the  Orphans it is sort of touch and  go affair whether they can get  a place to practice.  Friday night will be Pender  Harbour's first appearance on  the local basketball courts as  they . take on the much improved Elphinstone Cougars.  I can't make much of a forecast on this game as I have  not seen the Pender club in action but from what I hear they  are sure to give the Cougars a  real run for their money and  as experience is one of the  deciding factors who knows  what will happen?  There is always at least one  bad apple in a barrel and in  this one it is the lack of attendance at basketball games. I  cannot understand (unless it is  the T.V. bug)), how people in  a small area such as this can  stay away from so many sporting events.  rs. M. Hackett  . Canon Oswald of tlie Anglican church officiated at the  last rites for Mrs. Marjorie  Hackett widow of B. Hackett,  for many year manager of  Union- Estates at Sechelt, and  after whom Hackett Park x is  named.  She died recently in the Mali on Nursing home after a long  illness. She was a pioneer resident of Sechelt. Pall bearers  were Mr. Hugh Buckley, Mr.  Archie Cawley, Mr. Ben Lang,  Mr. Harry Billingsley "Mr.  Eric Clayton and Mr. W.  Youngson.  Mrs. Hackett leaves a son  Robert in North Vancouver, also a grandson. A brother lives  at Hedley, B.C., a sister and  brother in Ireland and a sister  in  South Africa.  All sports here are of high  calibre but they have.to have  support to keep1 going. It cannot be the money angle because prices out here are so  low. It is the question of moral  support and pride in what your  local athletes can do. So how  about giving the boys a break  *on Friday arid show them you  are interested in their efforts  and turn out to the High School  Gym at 7;30.  A'"very "happy week-end to  -aIl;those'.\'who';:'belieVe^iii_it' the  V^anoouyer - "Maunties^������ 'are- the  eiiySfi new police -force.  DOWN the ALLEYS  BY   ELSIE   JOHNSON  This was a good week for  star games at the Sechelt  bowling alleys, eight in all-  in the Ten Pin League Pete  Jackson and Henry Christen-  son had tie star games of 230,  Five pin star games were, Gibsons Mixed B. Swallow 299,  Port Mellon, J Wiren 302,  Peninsula Commercial Matt  Jaeger 321/ and Madelaine,  Joneson 283. Sechelt Sports  Club, Lino Tuomaz 310 and  Pearl  MacKenzie  290.  High scores for Jan. 16 to  21 week were:  TEN PIN LEAGUE, . High  three Orv Moscrip 530; high  single, Pete Jackson and Henry  Christenson tied with 230; high  team three, Cripples 2296.  team single, Cripples 90J6; high  SECHELT LADIES League:  High three, Eve Moscrip 646;  ���high single, Eve Moscrip 226;  high team three, Greenhorns  2296; high team single, Pin-  Ups 829.  GIBSPNS   MIXED:    Ladies  hjghV ^hixeeV^.'JS0eii';: 7 Thorburn7,  ?7&8; l&dies^ "iiigl-'fsirigiie, Helen  Thorburn    25.1;    men's  (high  tAA^yy ~ ��frXX%��.?fc.xxx:..y     /*Tr _  :    ra^j^^y- -&&y px  o. 1 on the Phone  No. 1 m the Home.  ".'-.;���   - <".-  *5?T  *���$&.    ~-  1  ,ff'3��  o:j  ^���'������'�����t ~i-  ���iOO  BUY YOUR HINf> QUARTERS OF BEEF NOW  BEFORE THE WARM WEATHER DEMAND  FORCES THE PRICES UP!  BEEF LIVER  PORK STEAKS  VEAL STEAKS  All   ���;        y  3 lbs. for.    $1  50 lbs. BEEF  Freezer Packs              _ _  H8WD      $231 a  QUARTER :*"�����*���  FRONT    .     frlfr 95  QUARTER    4M0����A  In Stock NOW  CTOPS    49G    !"���  FRESH     ���_       tl  FORK       /AC     D  PICNICS  three, B. Swallow 726; men's  high single, B. Swallow 299;  high team three, ��� Shell Oil  2843; high team single Dano-  logis 1052.       7    -������'..  PENDER HARBOUR: Ladies high three, S. Leavens  587; ladies high single, S. Leavens 258; men's high three,  Ron Pockrant 628; men's high  single, George Haddock 248;  team, high three, Lucky Strikers 2473; team high single,  Lucky Strikers  874.  PORT MELLON: Ladies'  high three, Myra Myrleau 539;  ladies' high single, B. Preiss  219; men's high three, D.  Plourde 723; men's high single, J. Wiren 302; team high  three The Whits 2460; team  high single The Whits 935.  PENINSULA COMMERCIAL: Ladies high three, Mad-  elaine Joneson 788; ladies' high  single, Madelaine Joneson 283;  men's high three, Matt Jaeger  717; men's high single, Matt  Jaeger 321; team high three,  Pen Nibs 2785; team high  single Parbac  Logging, 994.  SECHELT SPORTS CLUB:  Ladies' h i g h three,' Betty  Hughes 642; ladies' high single,  Pearl' MacKenzie 290; men's  high three, Lino Tuomaz 690;  men's high single, Lino Tuomaz 310; team high three,  D-8's 2814; team high single,  D-8's  1098.  BALL and CHAIN: Ladies'  high three, Dolly. Jonas 637;  ladies' high single, Polly  Chamberlain 240; -men's high  three, Orv Moscrip 670; men's  high single, John Richardson  237; team high three, Far Cries  2550; team high single; Wild  Cats 952.        ���'������'.  W.M. of Chilliwack and formerly of Gibsons. There were  originally 47 charter members.  Grand Chapter members  present were Mris. Florence  Struthers, P.G.M., Mrs. Hazel  Freeze, grand secretary and  Miss Fanny McLeary, grand  treasurer, the latter being presented with an honorary membership.  A beautifully decorated  birthday cake with seven candles served at the supper which  followed the meeting. It was  made by the Worthy Matron,  Mrs. Doris Drummond, who  presided. Tiny candles in  marshmeikw hats marked  each place setting. Worthy  Patron W. Wardil -and associate Patron W. Kolterman  were present after being away  for several weeks on account  of illness1;  . A skit was put on for the  entertainment of members and  guests, Mesdames Betty Woods,  Margaret Swan, Lindley Wilson and Chrissie Anderson tak-/  ing part.  Some lucky person is going  to own a gorgeous china cab-,  inet with three shelves linen  drawer and qlass doors. ���,. The  . handsome piece of furniture  was made by hand by W. War-  '������'���' Signs By      '���'" '"'".  Inga Derigler  Show-cards������- Posters  Window  &   Truck Lettering  Middlepoint  I-H  dil to be raffled by the OES  for the Cancer Fund and would  be an asset to any dining or  living- room.  t The hauling of Togs and gravel continue off the School  Road north of the Highway,  and Crow Road, making both  practically impassable.  naver B.C. was a visitor at  the home of her parents Mr.  and Mrs. B. Rigler, old School  road,-West' Sechelt.  WEST SECHELT  Mrs. Chris McKay of Strath-  SMALL  BOAT REPAIRS  PRAMS, DINGHYS BUILT  To Order  D.M. Smith     Sechelt 14M  Take Advantage of These  IIHUSUAL BARGAINS  at TASELLA'S  INVENTORY SALE!  Rayon Bedspreads 86" x 100"  Tropic Gold and White,       Each  Ladies Panties  Many Styles and Materials,   from  4M.5J3  35c  Blouses, Misses' Ladies'  (Crepes, Piquettes, Nylons  Skirts ��� Pleats and Plains  Wide Choice of Styles: Reduced  25% to 50% Off  "s'25%  Coats ��� Shorties and Full Length  AH Lined: Regular $25.to'$47.50: Reduced  s  -_...��� by?*H1S. M: MEWMpr  For those fortunate "eittough  to live on the waterfront there  is something interesting to be  seen every Jiour in what :Mxs.  M. Paquette of Roberts;Creek,  term^ the ^Passing Parade" In  ah:Vinteresting:: letter ,she- des-  7 cribed what :sheV,thou^i 'to; be-  Ogappgo as a formidable monster about 15 feet long, which  visited these waters -a few-days  ago.. She later learned the visitor was a Sea Lion.   '  -In iher Passing Parade : she  noted a barge ���= carrying three  houses, and &lso adraw bridge  on :a float/  "���'     " 77.-,.';  I'o the-end of her letter  Mis. Paquette writes, "But  best of all are the sunsets  shining across tlie water-' in  the evenings. These are beautiful beyond description. We are .  proud of our view and its  surprises."  A friend back from Europe  tells me she found no spot in  any country she visited that  surpassed B.jC. When asked  about the Alps she replied, "O  those! The only difference (between them and B.C.'s is that  they are huddled in one spot."  The local chapter of the  Eastern Star, Mt. Elphinstone  No. 65 celebrated it 7th anniversary on Jan. 19, it having  been instituted in January  1949 with members of Grana  Chapter taking offices for the  occasion. \  Especially honored at the  birthday meeting were the 14  charter members present, including  Mrs.  Hattie  Gray,  P,  Ladies Two-Piece Dresses  ���Navy, Slue, Orey 3&g. 15.95 & $16.95  Ladies Stacks  A Variety of   Styles at  25% off  '��� ':  '���'���      ' ;f:i  $5.95  ASK AB^tCHIL^  SHOES WOMEN'S & GHlM  ���i-��  ;#jp n^r  .���s:':f -.?.>, _'!��'  SECHELT  ^&W7SALiriffivile_  l. ������- -yy .���.���~-?if^^'---x^y--'-:r'^ :^\A'''^xi'-'w'  : ��� We- -Have Bargains Tn -��� y y-yy.  i3s;ro  WASHfNCl MACHINES  -,?-iiyyl^fi  KITCHEN TABLE  -DINETTE SUITE BUFFET  TABLES -CHAIRS  Continental Beds  RANGES  Kcfvinatpr ^ishihg  Machines  Semi- Automatic:  REFRIGERATORS  Kelvinatpr and International  |219 fr up  A Selection of Unpainted Furniture*  Enterprise Ranges  Electric and Gas G6mtiinations  $179-to $439  MATRESSES - PILLOWS - LAMPS  .     CHILDREN'S CRIBS  Clearance of all Chinaware: Reduced 25%  Terms  &  Trades  at  ALES  Sechelt  THE STORE THAT CITY PRICES  BUILT  ��^S!*'i<<s>3?  mmm  KIWANIS  FEB.  SCH0  We await your  requirements  SIC by MELLONAIRS  NOVELTy DANCES  s&ZGSZZ*^^  S^T:T^I3Sft^^>Ti^:'-SSlft^;>:r'-'ir^r'sS)  ADMISSION $1 EACH     '  All  Proceeds  to  Kiwanis  Welfare  Fund  J_g t__Mg&  5S__3   mmxmma   _gffi_S__ ^S  __   _��2____g   _____   _____ 3-2  ____- __K__  ^s^3^   HffiiffiLmm __S__S _____  A  v: w-*

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