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 Published   in   Gibsons,  B.C.  Volume   10,  Number 2  t January  12,  1956  Provincial Library,  Victoria.,. _��� Q_ .,..  Serving She Growing  - Sunshine-Ooast   From   Squamish  to Pender Harbour  Kiaiini iHi-m.h    in 1^  The Village Ccmmission ended the year 1955 with" an increased bank balance and 7 a  high rate of tax collections in  ���its favor. 7 '���" '_'  7 In a report to ihe Cbmmis-  sion" Tuesday night by Robert  Burns, village clerk,    he    ex-  . plained 92.2 . percent ($0,149.  91) of the year's taxes were  collected . compared to 91.1  percent $9,083.96 for 1954.  Frontage rates collected totalled 86.2 percent $2,537.33 compared1 to 86.7 percent $2,500.34  for 1954, a slightly lower percentage but an increase in  actual cash collection owing  to revisedV assessments. Water  revehue also showed an increase totalling 7$9,772 compared ^ath $8,156 in 1954*.  fcash oh haiid or in the.current oariking account totalled  $11,859.22 compared with $9,  0037 27 for 1954.  7Mr Burns pcdnted out that  it was interesting; to note that  ..j^^irtVinVeash onVhatyd; and in  ���. Ihe7'"'' -sfokv>:- _ce_*unt7H-lt^tailipg,  $&855i3, is close to tile $2,968  ^iarged.fordepreciation   on  ^e^wai^ s^tem: not allocate**  $y;1yj^ '  ��� tftdie&t��7^  ''#$' 7 income-VeiridV expenditure  Diad^jft^th^ budget were ciose-  _j|;-r_��aiiz^Vv''.':7'" ,���'������  ' V A��co*uits itbtalling    $994.84  Wer<e;7:-:che��ked.: and ordered  paid. They involved $106.41  for general expense, $821.52  for roadte, $48.94 for water and  $17.97 for fire.  Many of these accounts were  year-end, clean-ups applying to  1955 expenditures.  Disease free  area sought  A disease free cattle area  under federal government regulations is sought by Howe  Sound Farmer's Institute for  this area.  A petition will be circulated  among-cattle buyers to get  views on the matter in. order  that these views. can be presented to the federal official  responsible.  Squamish and Pemberton  areas are novy disease' free  areas for cattle and members  of th6 institute were of the  opinion the Seohelt area should  also come-under the regulation.  The area would run from  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour and adjacent islands and  all farmers with cattle within  this area are asked to make  known their views.  Petitions will be sent around  to. organizations and may be  placed'in post offices and other'  poblic places in order the widest possible circulation will  be given the move. Farmers  are reminded that their name  and desires on the matter is  not sufficient. They must also  put down the number of cattle  they have.       V  .��rig way  for  Terry Charman  Two groups of children enjoyed the stories read to them  at Gibsons Public Library Saturday last. Some of the older  children'in the first age group  stayed for the second group  stories and found then, more  in their age interest.  ~ If this can be encouraged,  the numbers may even upVand  Mrs:V McKibbin may. be better  able to find'Vmaterial to suit  all the smaller children more  readily.  Terry Charman came the  greatest distance, IVz miles,  and hopes to come to the second group at 11 a.m., every  Saturday.  Western Canada appears to  be favored byi the' weatherman  -Hiring the next few ��� weeks.  Above - normal-   temperatures  will prevail there, according  to the long-range forecast', but  Eastern Canada iis promised  lower temperatures, and greater than average snowfall.     7  a  BY   R.F.   KENNETT  Winter returned early in  January to the Peninsula but  not before residents, we^  ed to one of the brightest aric.  finest of yuletide seasons, for  it was on Christmas Eve the  temperature climbed to its  highest for tlie month, and hot  a trace of snow or rain fell  until the New Year of ��� 1956  was a few hours old.   . .  December as a whole averaged . ��� 5 ��� degrees colder than  normal and all elements con  cerning temperature    plunged,  to register new low records,   v  Annual iigures for 1055 re--\  veal it the most cold heartedr^.f  of all years. Precipitation7 fovf %  the year Swa^avnxe^^Vhalf vinch; %  below normal, and there;% ere - ;V  less days with precipitation. 71  but more days with frost than V  tlie normal figures.  The accompanying V table  gives the December 1955 figures -and normals. 7 together  with thev 1955 annual and its  normals,1 for the most important elements.  1   BASKETBAIL  I T;h e Elphintone Cougars  Meet Vthe: Gibsons Orphans, in  VfheS- High. "School Gym on'  l-hwsdayi evening a, 8 p.m.  ���%>his should be # good game,  ;With both teams out to win.  meets  Summary Dec. '55   Normal  Rainfall (inches) 5.68 (7.04)  snowfall (inches) 9.9 (3.5 )  Precipitation (inches)      6.67 (7.39)  Days with rain '   - 14 (20     )  Days with Show1*"     '' "  T .        "'(2     )  No. of gales       ' 3 (3    )  Days with frost 18 (12     )  Highest  temp., deg  Lowest temp., deg.,  Mean   temp.,  deg.,  Mean cloud cover  Wettest day inches  Whitest day inches  Annual '55  ���50.46  35.2  53.98  J56'  34-  23  90  Normal  (51:44)  (30.4',)::  (54.48)  . ���.Wtf  % Preliminary to the    annual  meeting of the  VON on Jan.  49 an executive meeting was  Theld on Jan. 5 at the hc__e> of  the president Mrs. Ev -Wallis.  'h, Miss . Rosemary McClan re-.  Vgional representative of the  sy.DN attended along with the  Ihurse^Miss Jeyce and .they;  ^discussed with the ����e_i_t_ve  ^hfeVentire7 operationV c^. the  ypi^ along the Sunshine Coast  A petition to obtain action  from the Village Commission  is being circulated in Gibsons  in respect to garbage collection.  Names are being obtained  to express the will ��f ratepayers who desire to have  some form of garbage collection; set up. As the Village  Commission will not recognize.  names of people who do not  pay taxes onlyi those persons  who pay taxes should sign.  There are indications - that  petitions will be sent around  various areas in order to get  the largest number of names.  At present there is one that  can be signed at the Ferry  Cafe.-"-.  In the naeantime the Village  Commission has had various  commitee meetings at which  the matter of garbage disposal  lias teen discussed. It might  take some months for the cdm-  n-ission to sei up a proper collection and disposal method. In  the meantime to alleviate the  <situatic_ some plan is being  sought: This might take the  form of an announced location"Of -a ogarbage disposal area  where anyone ia^ Gibsons may  place their garbage.  In the meantime those who  can. burn  their own. garbage  (84     0  46 9 Dec. 24 (50.4 )  14.4 Dec 18 (20.1 )  35.0 (38.0 )  65% (74%)  1.36XDec. 10th)  3.8 (Dec 18th)  84.9 June 9th  9.8 Nov. 14th  45.9 (46.8 )  61 % (62 %)  2.56 Nov.3rd  3.8 Dec. 18, Feb 27  (22" '��� Y^IP^&?*&?* W%P.?7b^u^tit^jg^]  (lk \ ~r*&&'~3^ &v:^annn^-'Vrr^ti_g'iV  A previous announement  said t|ie VON meeting was to  be held Jan. 19 at Selma Park  but this has been changed to  Jan. 19 at Roberts- Creek in the  Legion Hall commencing at 8  p.m., Mrs. N.A. Haley, the  secretary announces.  Len Coates again president  at Institute annual meeting  Len Coates was again elected president of the Howe  Sound'. Farmers Institute at  the annual meeting Monday  night in the School hall.. Roy  Malyea was elected vice-president" and Mrs. M. LeFeuvre  was chosen secretary-treasurer.  Norman Sargent is honorary-  president, an office which he  holds  for life.  Directors elected include Mr.'  and Mrs. R. Fitchett, Mr. J.  Hawkin, Mr. R.S. Clarkson  and Mr. LeFeuvre. The auditor  will be Robert Burns village  tlerk. Mrs. Coates and Mr.  MacDannald will supervise the  Junior Garden  Club.  The Institute secretary reporting on the results of last  year's fair in August showed  the profit on the fair amounted to $137.79 which meant the  bank balance now stands at  $568.01 compared to 431.22  for the previous year. Receipts  on the fair totaled $1,302.99  and expenses $1,166.20.  The Farmer's Institute balance sheet showed a credit  balance of 365.67 an increase  over the previous year's balance cf 357.18  Invitations had been sent  out by the executive asking  that a representative attend  the meeting from the board of.  Trade, the Legion and the Kiwanis club. Mr. Ed. Johnson  of the Kiwanis'club attended  and will" present a report back  to his club on aspects of the  Institutes operations that interest the club.  It was announced protests  had been made to the provincial government on government    inspections     of     dairy  farms and also a protest against  compulsory pasteurization of  milk, which was regarded as  being too costly, in7this  area.  Concerning government inspections it appeared that the  general complaint was that  some dairies "could get away  with murder" according to  viewpoints while others could  not.  The' future of. the Junior  Calf club" received quite a going over, because of the fact it  was difficult to obtain someone to take over supervision  Of the club. A committee was  formed to approach , likely  candid'ates to see what could  be done about obtaining a  supervisor. Last year's supervisor Mr. Christianon, has  moved to Port Mellon and  would not  be available.  The directors felt that outside clubs could stimulate interest in the Calf club and  that was why invitations had  been sent to the Kiwanis club,  the Board of Trade and the  Legion in Gibsons.  The standing fair Committee  was re-elected with authority  to add to its numbers as needs  arose. It was also thought ad- .  visable to work towards having representatives of outsid  ing representatives of outside  organizations on the fair committee and letters will be sent  out covering this point.  It was recommended that  the fair committee be selected  in October each year and not  leave it-until ^January or7 later  when enthusiasm appears to  have  cooled   off considerably.  President Coates in his remarks wished all members and  families good - health, happiness and* prosperity throughout  1956. In viewing the business  of the institute for 1955 he  did so with a certain amount of  satisfaction bearing in mind  the times in which we live  agriculturally.  He spoke in laudatory terms,  of.the work of the Poultry  club, the Junior Calf club  and the Junior Garden Club.  They had had a successful year  and he offered them all a sincere  thank you.  He said he thought the members would1 _gree ��� with him  that the fine success of the  1955 fair which was considered the best show they had p��t  on so far could not have been  achieved without the good eo>-  operation of the Fair Committee, the merchants and th��  public.  There was no denying, he .���  said, that farmers continue to  work in difficult times but he  believed' that if "we continue  our best efforts forward fOr  the welfare of the Institute  the day would come when we  would be glad of the efforts  made."  In closing he    thanked    all  Convenors of the'Port Mellon New;,X^r_.7Vparty7; have  cpmg. ,ini^sif^Xpra^ hy a  ^rit��*-^^etti^^  Hews. Mere is the letter:  Editor: May I through your  paper offer ihy thanks and  compliments to the social convenors who so ably took care  of the New Year's Eve dance  at Port Mellon.  I have been to more New  Year's Eve parties than I care  to ad.hit, but have never before  been to one I enjoyed more or  one that was so smoothly run.  From the time I entered1 the  hall and picked out my fancy  hat until the time we left I  never heard a rough word.  Everypne was sq friendly that  I forgot I was an outsider.  The boys really played that  music in such a way even they  seemed to enjoy it. Whoever  looked after the. supper arrangements should,be congratulated. Everything:;* was there,  something for all tastes.  I'd like to say' well d'one  fellows, may *56 be as good 'toi  you all the way through as  the beginning you gave everyone else.  Lillian G.  Fretter  New  Westminster.  (continued 00 page 5}  BACK FROM HAWAII  Mr. Ron Whitaker of Wilson Creek made a flying trip  back from Hawaii to complete  some business, landing _*a Gib-  sens on Tuesday..;_venihg, ad  Ieavig again Wednesday.  He expects to return to Wilson Creek briefly in March,  before taking up residence in  Hawaii.  W. MORANE  IS CRUSHED  Bill Morane suffered severe  head and facial injuries, when  working Sunday about noon  on an oil truck in Hill's Machine Shop Gibsons.  The truck was on blocks  with Bill working underneath.  The blocks slipped, sending  the truck down on Bill's head.  . Bob Ritchey was in the shop  at.the time and George Hill  was working in his office.  Tpey rushed to extricate him.  Dr. Hugh Inglis was called  and took Mr. Morane in Hunter's water taxi to Horseshoe  Bay. where they were met by  ambulance which took thereto the Vancouver General Hospital.          Mr. Morane suffered severe  facial injuries and lacerations.  Reports indicate Bill is making some progress, and that  some plastic surgery to his face  has been performed.  are asked to do so by the Village Commission. A committee  cf the commission will meanwhile tour the area in the  hopes of finding a spot that  can be used as a long term  area for garbage- r  All garbage  colfiection  may stop  All garbage collections wilf  cease on the Sechelt Peninsula  Jby the end of the month -if  ���the Gibsons garbage situat-Oia  remains unchanged, Mr. .E.J"..'  Rhodes garbage collector an.-;  nounces.  Here is Mr. Rhodes announcement: "if there is no,  change in the garbage situa-^  tion now existing between Tmyr  self and the municipality of  Gibsons, there will be no gar-';  bage picked up on the Sechelt.  Peninsula by me after 'Jan-  31, 1956.  Planners  to meet  The B.C. executive of the  Community Planning Assot_-'  ation* of Canada has extended:  an invitation to members of  council and town plannnig commissioners throughout B .C>j&-  well as officials, to . attend,}- a  province-wide conference to7b_  held in Salon A, Hotel Va__-r  couver, oh Friday, Jan. 20 an_t  Saturday, Jan. 21, The conference will open with registra-.  tion at 9 A.M. Friday, Jaia. 20���.:  ���SB,eaker&:.will be those -qualified to talk upon subjects aK-  lcn:atedVto7;them. :..VV'7'V V'7.; V'  Guest speaker at dinner will  be H.N. Lash, director of,  town and rural planning, prov-r  ince of Alberta. His topic will  be "Advantages of Joint Plan-r  ning for our Larger andi  Smaller Urban areas."  t  Also speaking on "The Need  for Industrial Sites" will be  L. F. Ostrander, Industrial  Commissioner for Canadian  National Railway.  Wage dispute  is  settled  An increase of wages, effective Nov.; 1, 1955, has been;  granted the. employees of the?  Sechelt Motor?- Transport. Ltd.,  in a dispute between company  and the Amalgamated Association of Street Electric Railway and1 Motor ' Coach Employees of America, Div. 101^  A.F.L.  A report from the Department of Labour states that ui"i~  der Conciliation Officer RIG.-  Clements, a settlement was  reached, and a new agreement  provided fcr an increase of  wages effective Nov. 1, 1955.  Provision was made fcr a welfare nlan on a contributory  basis. .;  Town and' Community planning is very much to the for��  in these days of rapid expansion.  e  Boat in troub!  Phil Cummins and his partner of Gibsons were in trouble  last Thursday when during the  gale the seams of their boat  opened as they were salvaging logs in Howe Sound.  They beached their boat,  the Rival, on Bowen Island,  and pumped her out enougift  to reach Horsehoe Bay, where  she sank.  The Rival has since beet-  raised', and taken to Vaneou:*  ver for repairs. She will be  brought back to Gibsons ready  for work in a few days. Coast News' Jan.  12 1956  (.Toast 'Hews  LETTERS to EDITOi  Published   by   Sechelt  Peninsula   News  Ltd.  .......        every Thursday, at Gibsons. B.C.  FRED   CRUICE.   Editor  and  Publisher  DO   WORTMAN,   Advertising   Manager  Member B.C.   Div..   Canadian   Weekly   Newspaper   Association  Box  128, Gibsons B.C. Phone 45W  Authorized Second Class Mail, Post Office Deparisaent, Ottawa  Rales of Subscription:  12 mps. $2; 6 mos. $1.25; 3  mos. 75c  United States and Foreign. $2.50 per year. '        5c per copy  Editor: The following letter  has been sent to Mr. Tony  Gargrave, M.L.A. for this district  - A.A.   Lloyd.  Once again the columns of The Coast News are open to,  both sides of the Sechelt incorporation argument*  Either side has a rig-lit to present its views and can do so  without fear of The Coast News acting as censor providing  personalities are omitted.  The Coast News, editorially, will take its stand but the  _ew_ columns will strive to be impartial.  How about a revision?  Financial limitations under a section of the Municipal  act passed during the late 1940's which set tlie; taxable income of a village at $12,500 in. order to escape having to  pay certain social service costs covering indigents, would  appear to be, out of line with reality  Gibsons Village Commission and other village commissions or councils are working under a repressive measure  which might have been reasonable in the late 1940's but  today is a measure which limits income but does not take  into consideration rising costs connected with municipal  works.  Simple checking of conditions in the late 1940's and today will offer a lucid explanation as to what is. meant by  saying the measure is repressive.  Take living costs in 1947 as a sample also; wage; rates.  In 1947 the cost of living index based on the index as set  up in 1949 was 77. Today that same index .s 116.9 or was at  Bee. 1. The average wage scale was in 1947 according to  the Bureau of Statistics, 80.3 cents an hour. At the end of  September it was 144 cents an hour. These wage costs are  for the Canadian maufacturing industry specifically but  they serve the purpose of showig the general rise in costs  of labour. Today it is difficult in Gibsons to hire a laborer  at less than $1.50 an hour.  If one cares to compute the added cost to . municipal  government between the years 1947 ad 1955 it would .appear  that the cost of everything purchased has risen-at least 60  percent.  Would it not appear reasonable that .the limit-under which  municipalities can escape certain ��� social service costs Should  be raised, merely to keep the ratio, (there must have been  one arrived at in order that the $12,500 was- agreed upon),  at its proper level.  Municipalities are ask'ed to do something hospitals; business and even government operations are. i^riabje-' to do,  owing to increased costs. To say the limitation is repressive  should not need too much explaining,:.If hospitals, business  and government operations were limited "to: 1947 budgets ���  or suffer added costs because of something be5'or_d their  control, there would be a howl so loud the government would  have to do something about it. :-y> ���:���������  Maybe the villages of British Columbia .will.take heart  and present the facts to the government and ask' that the  limitation be raised to say'$20,000 under the same social  service payment policy. ' ���  The government could reasonably reply 7there is no need  today for the same social service pressure on villages. That  is part of the argument only. ���  Village municipalities in an expanding. ecomomy should.  have more leeway under present day conditions. They are  faced with problems just as serious today as they were in  1947, maybe more serious, but as they are hamstrung by a  piece of legislation which keeps them watching that $12,500  level when their minds should be geared in other directions.  British Columbia is growing so fast that it even keeps the  government hopping to keep up with things. The provincial government can collect more taxes from more people1  but the villages must not collect more than' $12,500 from  more people who will be making more demands' for services.  * Premier Bennett need not worry about fiascos in Ottawa.  He should look around his own bailliwick, There could be  same close to home in fact right on the governmental  doorstep.  MIXMASTER  Mr. Gargrave.  Your constituents in and  around Pender Harbour, have  tried fcr many years to persuade the B.C. Power" Commission to extend their lines  to serve the Harbour. They  were put off with excuses  .about roads access, etc., but  the people of the Harbour and  their organizations were able  to satisfy the commission objections on all matters,- even  to the extent cf taking a survey of potential users themselves. Finally there remained  no loophole by which the commission cculd escape giving a  definite decision on the matter.        '  At  the    annual    Board    of  ��� Trade  banquet,    in     October,  1954   attended  byi .  over    200  residents   of   the  Pender Harbour area,  an official of    the  B.C. Power Commission, prom-j  ised the people of    the    area?  would have power  by,  arid IX  quote " late spring    or    early?  summer oi 1955".       ��� ;  At the annual . Board oil  Trade banquet last Oct. 28;  Mr. Howlett of the B.C. Pow-|  er Commission, suggested that?  subject to the usual hazards,;;  he. thought that his 200 interr:.  ested listeners might expect-:  to have power by January to-  March of 1956.    V,...^     . f  VYou might' ask  yourself  at;  ��� this' stage What's wrong    with!  .that? Well, -firstly'.the  power!;  if available  by ihe  date  sug-'  ges-ed by . Mr. J^pwlett' would;  be approximately nine .-months'  late,  and  secondly  all   , inf or-;  rnation available seems to point  to the fact,. that ��� it    will: be;  considerably -after   March 'be^j  foreany power    js    available!  here. I could go along with a  lot more   reasons,     but  -.- willf  take' a' few 'typical    'cases    to7|  shew what results are, oi. this?7  . ind'eterminate ' state of ' "aifairs. '������?-���������  ��� Case A. St1'Mary's Hospital/"  serving Jervis;* Iriiet,   "Sechelt  Peninsula,: Neison arid Texada  Island.      Average   voccupancy  1955 24:2. Power generated, by  diesel or ;Felton 'Wheel. E>iesel :  is-worry out" but 'management  'beard-feels it foolish 'to replace  at ��� this late date. Pelton, wheel  cannot- be used'' bcause    pip&  line is- leaking so badly    sufficient    pressure     cannot    be  maintained; to operate V If this  situation continues "much longer residents and the provincial  government may be;forced -to  spend..- moiVey "���' needlessly -'to  provide essential power, which  the power commission .has going to wastV-it" Clbwliolrh' Falls.  Case B. Pender Harbour. Elementary; Senior High' School.  196  Pupils.  Present source of  power' gasoline     generated.  Available  only when  plant  is  running,   plant    very    expensive to operate, requiring fairly frequent overhauls to keep  in operation.  Case C. Pender Harbour  Community Hall. Serving the  whole area, and frequently  used.by children for physical  ed, and dances, meetings, badminton, basketball, etc.  Source of power, store across  the road and by arrangement  with store  owner.  Case D. (Myself) having  raised sufficient capital tci  build a 15 unit auto court,  completed .architects plans,  find _at it is very unlikely  that there will be power available byi opening time next  spring. And after delaying  construction for one yea-  awaiting power, am wondering whether to delay for a  further year to be sure.  Case E. A pensioner, veteran, supplementing income by  doing part time accounting  work, who hesitates to go into debt to get her house wired  as she feels that money may be  wasted for some time before  s_ie gets the power to use the  wiring.  Case F. The residents of the  Francis peninsula, comprising  a fair portion of the harbour's  population, who new find that  It is not certain, if they will  be supplied with power, even  though a road has been built  with this purpose in mind.  You could multiply these  cases to cover   .stores,    doing  without sufficient lighting, and  refrigeration,   loggers     and  garage owners patching up old  lighting plants, hoping they'll  last out, or making do with  lamps and candles in 1955, 50  miles from Vancouver.  The Power Commission will  not give a definite date as  to when power will be in any  given locality, and do not seem  to feel that residents in that  locality have any right to know.  It would almost seem as if  they did not wish to serve tlie  area. They quoted that the  costs would 'be too high, but  from their own year book, we  -were able to show them that  the costs would be about the  average for other areas they  were now serving. They stated that the average usage was  low, in the lower part of the  Peninsula, but forget that this  area has a higher per capita  income and a more stable population  than  the lower  end.   .  Now they will doubtless say  that they cannot go any faster  than the crew imprc/ving the  highway. That is as maybe,  but is there any reason why  the road cannot be done any  faster, they .have been mauling  it around for approximately  four months steadily now, and  only half the distance has  been covered with winter  coming on they could put ; a  lot mere men and : equipment V;.  to work oh the job (that  would otherwise be idle)  and speed up the whole jab,  without spending more money  on the .whole. Furthermore  they could/be obtaining, and  laying .out their distribution  lines in the Harbour itself, so N  that there would be a minimum  of "delay whie.il-. the transmission lines finally got here.  Water  is pouring  over   the '  dam at the    Clowholni    Falls  " development"\ that:, could    be  turned into power we cc_d  use. Men are idle that could  be working, at" no extra cost,  t0 "slash out lanes for transmission lines in the Harbour.  Wire and transformers are  stockpiled at the taxpayers  expense, when they could be  in use as intended. People itt  the area are deprived of the  most commonplace boon of  modern living, while a despotic government bureau pursues it devious and dilatory  ways, apparently responsibly  neither to the government  that keeps it in operation, nor  to the people it was set up to  serve.  Can you as our representative in Victoria, get some answers from tlie powers that  be, and let ylcur constituents  know how much longer they  are doorne��� to suffer in outer  darkness. A.A.Lloyd.  day so why not on a Saturday.  Business does not close down  on a Saturday. The phone office booth should be made  available for communication  purposes. C.D.F. '." '.  r  JOHN J. DUNKIN  Doctor of Optometry  906  Birks  Building  VANCOUVER, B.C.  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered    Accountant  1045   West Pender  St.  TAtlow  1954;  VANCOUVER 1,   B.C.  PHONE SERVICE  Editor: Could hot something  be done regarding telephone  service for visitors and others  who may; have to use a phone  while in Gibsons on a Saturday..    ���...,.'������  . It seems ���'the present use of  a public phone is.on a.five-day  basis. During" bad weather it  would be some help ; if the  phone office booth was available for use on Saturday because the present public phone  booth offers no facility at all  in the event one is trying; to  get through to a distant up-  coast point. It means th^.individual trying to phone has to  wait around ih bad weather  in, front of a booth that offers  n0 shelf facilities on which one  can write and offers no shelter.  VI Would not ask .that the.  phone company build an ��� edi-  face.fpr this purpose but I  would ask for a decent ,place  in which, one could wait for  lines to clear and that place  could be the phone office itself. It is available on. other  days of the week* except Sun-  I.Q.O.F.  Sunshine  Coast  Lodge No.76 meets Gibson^ Legion Hall 2nd and'  4th Friday each month;   7  The.pdwer.of time and corh-  pound interest offered by an-  Investors Syndicate Plan  allows you to accumulate  the money necessary for a  wcrryless retirement. For  full details contact your  Investors representative:  Write or Phone  NEVILLE AS TLEY  .^District Manager  503-640   W.  Hastings  Phone. Marine   5283  Vancouver  2,   B.C.  ^��sa&>  Re: Proposed   Incorporation  of tlie  Community   of Sechelt/  -,-4.1 J^.Pjtice.that a poll, will be'taken to ascertain whether those en-  irocfeASS?'-*8 Pr��vldedf'���1f.section^ of. the   "VILLAGE .MUNICIPAL-  :.;. ,111^.s.wf..:ai-�� m favor of the incorporation of the' said area.as a village  ^-municipality: &  The poll will be taken under and subject to the following regulations  ������������-. and conditions: - 7 .. k  ���(\l rije ?o11 sllaii be taken on Saturday January-21st 1956  <2)   The poll shall be open on this date between the hours of 9.00 A.M.  and 7.00 P.M.;.  ������"  *?x T?6po11 shaI1 De h��Id in'the Canadian Legion Hall, Sechelt, B.C.  { ' VC.L      fc one week's notice of the Poll shall be given by the Returning  "     '     ���cer by Publication ih The Coast News and by posting at the Post  .   ,'Office at Sechelt.  (5) A copy of the list of voters shall be posted at the POST OFFICE at  . Sechelt at, least one week before the date of polling, and a copy may  also be posted at such oth^er places as the Returning   Officer * shall  deem advisable.  The list of those entitled to vote pursuant to subsection (4) of section '  (4) and section (10) of. the said act shall be compiled'by the Returning Officer.  ; (6) Tlie poll shall be taken by ballot, and the question to be submitted  on the. ballot shall be "ARE YOU IN FAVOR OF THE INCORPORATION OF THE AREA KNOWN AS SECHELT AS A VILLAGE  MUNICIPALITY?"  SUGGESTED DESCRIPTION OF THE BOUNDARIES OF THE  PROPOSED VILLAGE MUNICIPALITY OF SECHELT AS FOLLOWS ���-  Commencing at the north-west comer of Lot 304, Group 1, New  Westminster District, being a point on the southerly high-water-mark  of Porpoise Bay, thence southerly along the westerly boundarieslof Lots  304 and 303 to the easterly prolongation of. the northerly boundary of  Lot 7, of Lot 1331, as shown on Plan 6223, on deposit in the Land Registry  Office in Vancouver; thence westerly to and along the northerly boundaries of Lots 7, 14 and 13, of Lot 1331, of said Plan 6223 to the north-west  corner of said Lot 13; thence westerly along the ��� westerly prolongation  of the northerly boundary of said Lot 13, of Lot 1331, Plan 6223 to the  westerly boundary of said lot 1331; thence southerly along the said westerly boundary of Lot 1331 to the south-west corner thereof/being a point  on the northerly high water mark of. Trail Bay; thence southerly in a  straight line and in _T direction perpendicular to the general direction of  the said northerly high-water-mark of Trail Bay at ithe said south-west  corner of Lot 1331 for a distance of 1000 feet; thence in a general easterly direction 1000 feet perpendicularly distant from and parallel to the  said northerly high-water-mark of Trail' Bay to the point of intersection  with a straight line drawn south-easterly and perpendicular to the general direction of the said northerly high-water-mark of Trail Bay from  the southreast corner of aforesaid Lot 303; thence north-westerly to ihe  said south-east corner of Lot 303; thence northerly along the easterly  boundaries of Lots 303 and 304 to the north-east corner of said Lot 304,  being a point on the aforesaid southerly high-water-mark of Porpoise Bay;  thence north-westerly in a straight line and in a direction perpendicular to  the general direction of the said southerly high-water-mark of Porpoise,,  Bay at the said north-east corner of Lot 304 for a distance of 1000 feet;  thence in'a general westerly direction 1000 feet perpendicularly distant  from and parallel to the said southerly high-water-mark of Porpoise Bay  excluding therefrom any portion of Lot 6022 to the intersection with a  straight line drawn north-easterly and perpendicular to the general direction of the said southerly high-water-mark of Porpoise Bay 'from*; the  aforesaid north-west comer of Lot .304; thence south-westerly to the said  north-west corner of Lot 304, being the point of commencement.  Land   - 313.0 Acres . '  Water - 154.0 Acres  Total   - 467 Acres.  .���"''������ Dated at Sechelt, B.C. this 5th'day of  . January A.D.- 1956  W.J. Mayne.       ���  Returning Officer.  .'  -.���AV*��"i|iT_s�������*������ waJ~ tTVL\MM/* f*endulum Gift Shoivs Earth 9s Rotation  i *  ���  Visible proof of the earth's rotation is shown by a Fcucault pen-,  duium presented to the United Nations Headquarters recently  by Netherlands Government. It consists) of 200-pound gold-plated  sphere;suspended by a.57 foot stajhle_ steel wire from ceiling of  ��ntrancei lobby, in General Assembly. Hall. As earth rotates,  sphere swings back and forth over a 'magnet, tile plan., of swing  shiLang-slowly clockwise so that corhplete cycle is made every  36 hours and 45 minutes. Pendulum is named after French physicist Jean Bernard Foucault-who used- the..pendulum in 1851 in'  Pantheon at Paris to demonstrate that the earth revolvesron its:  axis. .-���'"     ���'.- -V-; A.y-  ���!���'  y:K>'-'"-.   '-:V'"  BY   PHYLLIS M.  HODGSON  Mr. and Mrs. George Friend  spent the holiday season visiting their son and his family in  Victoria.   7 7   ��� vv  ;i Mr'.Vjahd Mrs.7 Jules Mainil  have returned from Vancour  ver.   '  Mr.   and MrsV Harry Foster  of Vancouver    were    visiting  Mr. and Mrs. George Hill.  ..*���-.     *  .   * ���. .  Mr; and Mrs: George Mul-  lett here for the Kinsmen ball  w^re guests of the Herb Mul-  lett's who on Monday evening  cf last week' entertained in  their honor.  Mr. and Mrs. R. McKibbin  invited a few friends in for  coffee    following     the     New  Year's  Eve  dance.  ��� *.*������*  :  . Mr. and Mrs...E.L. Baker are  horne from a six weeks holiday in Calgary. While there  they; attended their daughter's  wedding, and enjoyed visiting  old time friends. Calgary was  their home, before retirement  days brought them to the Sunshine Coast.  *     *     *  Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Baker  are heme from a si* weeks  holiday in California just. in  time to spend the holiday  weekend with her parents, Mr.  and Mrs. J. Warwick. ;  The Stork and Santa Claus  appear to arrive simultaneously at the home of Mr. and Mrs.  Doug Boucher, in North Vancouver. On Christmas day,  foiir years ago, Ian arrived.  This Christmas day it was 7 a:  sister for, Ian. Mr. and Mrs.  Walter Boucher spent the week  at Doug's home getting acquainted with their new granddaughter, Jane.   ..'.���".  # #   ��     '   '.    A  On-New Year's    Eye    Mrs.  Edith    Forbes    entertained    a  number cf friends at a delight--  ful. house party.  Rev. and Mrs. Stronstad  have returned from holidaying  _ Vancouver.  Mrs. E. .McEwen (Granny)  spent the holiday season with  her daughter and family in  Blairmore, she has now returned to St. Vincents Rest Home,'  Pincher Creek, Alta.  Jack Skellet and family  from Andys Bay were visiting1  Mr. and Mrs. Skellett sr.  * *. *       ���'......'  . Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Moor-  croft who have bought the  Bond house, have moved in.  Mrs. Mackay .of Vancouver  was guest of her sister, Mrs.  Gardner  for the weekend.  A delightful coffee party at  the Bailey' home followed the  New Year's Eve dance.  Mr. and Mrs. Chatt enjoyed  quite a family gathering during the holiday/ season, with  their son Percy coming from  Ocean Falls,V tfyeir daughter,  -Mrs. McVicars from Port Kells  and Alex and his family from  Vancouver.  ��� i    ,������������'' '���"������'������ ������*'���' *'���'*������ - V; -7  Together for the first time  in 15 years, the three Hopkins  brothers with their: wives enjoyed a reunion at the home  of /Mr.   G. < Hopkins; ,.':.,. 7 ���     .:  Const. Wayne McCarthy was  back on the Sunshine Coast  recently meeting old friends.  Capt. Sam Mortimer was  guest of his daughter Mrs.  Knight over the holiday season.  * *     *   ..  Mr. G. Reynolds and his  wife- were visiting Mr. Reynold's sister, Mrs. R. Nimmo.  Also a guest at the Nimmo  ���home was Miss M.- Conrad.:,  Miss Conrad was one of the ���  fire victim of the Beach Ave.,  fire on Boxing Day in Vancouver,, in     which    she    lost  everything. :.  * ���  *   ..'���*  On Wednesday oi last week,  a number of'friends, enjoyed, a  pleasent afternoon as guests of  Mrs. J. Warwick.  Mr. and Mrs. Gratten enjoyed a visit, from their son and  his family from Woodfibre.    V  Mrs. Frank -V Verhulst "and,  daughter Debbie were visiting  in Surrey.  ��� *     *     *  "Miss Lorrain Fladager was  back for the holiday season  .visiting friends and relatives.  Lorrain is now a visiting missionary to the Indians, at  ' Metlakatla.  .Jeff White who has been  '���visiting his brother Bud, left  ���by. air on Wednesday for Mil-  ixary: College at St. Jeans, Que.  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brooks  have left Gibsons to make their  home in Chilliwack.  Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hopkins  spent the New Year holiday  with Mrs. Hopkins' parents, the  Wilsons. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson  later spent three days in Vancouver attending a Kiwanis  function.  Mr. J. Wardil is home from  Shaughnessy where he was a  patient for the past month!  Coast News Jan. 12  1356      3 .  hospital in Vancouver, and di~.  vided the balance between the  two  churches  in Port Mellon..  Th  Greek  freighter    Make-  donia, which, made headlines  recently: when she was towed  across the Pacific, arrived here  Sunday tq take on a load of  pulp.  *    .*   ��� *  Miss   M.  Bowles,  who    has  " been the guest of    her    sister  and husband, Mr. and Mrs. W.  W.  Brown, has    returned,   to  her home in Montreal.  Mr.  and  Mrs.     H.    Dobson ���  who  spent   the holidays- with  Mr. and  Mrs.    G.    McDonald  have left for a month's -holiday.,  in  California.  ': Mrs. Farris from Crystal  Sask. who has been spending  several weeks with her daughter and husband, the Ron Wilsons, is now in Victoria staying with her son and family.  .Mrs. E. Sherman is starting  a Glee Club. Anyone, interested is asked to be at. the community Centre Monday evenings at 8 o'clock.  ��� '���* *,- * .--.������  At a recent meeting of the  Burns Club the date for the  Burns' supper, concert. and  dance was set for Jan.. 21 in,  the-Community Centr��. at -7  pirn. Mr. E. Hume and Mr. C.  Wood are in charge of the pro- .  gram. Tickets may. be. had  ���from members of the commit-?  tee or by phoning Por.t Mellon .  General store.     . v  y  Mr. C. Wells, from    Prince-  George was the guest of    Mr.  and Mrs. S. Peterson :for two  weeks.7  Mr. and Mrs. Max Eriemark  have- returned after, spending  several months in* Denver  Colorado.  A nw theory in . company  gifts for universary scholar- .  ships is being put into practice at the University of B.C.  . by the formation -'cf a S3,400  annual scholarship; program by  the Westminster "Paper Co.  Ltd.  of New  Westminster.  The Westminster Paper Company is offering three two-year  engineering scholarships for  $400 per year . and -one two-  year commerce scholarship for  $500 per year. The latter will  be open to men or women un-  degraduates in any field." of  study. _ .....  British. Columbia   industries,  are    beccsming     increasingly :  aware  of the need .for.    their  support in   the '- advancement\  of education in all:fields and  that this ;support will ; benefit  their own business as-well'as  the Province, President    N.A.  M. MacKenzie commented^'.-...,.  In introducing the open  scholarship, which will be  known as the J. Herb Scholarship, the company stated.  '���'One of the: difficulties encountered by universities is  that industry tends to centre  its. support in fields related to  its own -operations angl '" that  comparitively    few     awards,  therefore,     are     available    to  promising students in the social sciences, humanities etc,,  even though graduates in these  fields are so badly needed in.  our national life."  Summer employment, acceptance of which is optional,  will be offered by. the Company  to successful candidates for  the awards in commerce and  engineering.  Thur. Jan. 19  f  LEGION HALL  ROBERTS CREEK  ^?:T^3aMg?;^i'?^-_iiEjyj'?BS^M_gfl  PE NINSULA LOGGING SUPPLY,Ltd.  '.,..        Now Havei The Agency For  PROTO mea^ P JtOiessi^       TOols     )  TOOLS of aU Sizes and ^ds  SCREWDRIVERS PUNCHES PLY ERS  CHISELS, VVWOICHiES CUTTERS     etc.  SEE OUR SMART DISPLAY PRICED FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE  ;  Phone  SECHELT  94 R  CASH   IN   ON  $150 for your Oid Washer]  Wfteh you purchase your  SUPREME AUTOMATIC  WASHER & DRYER  We allow you $150  on your Old Washer!  The Washer  The Dryer���  Both Fully Automatic:  Your Old Washer  as Down Payment:  2 Years To Pay:  Simple as That!  $399  -289  $688  $150  $5_>8  THE PERFECT  WASHDAY TEAM  Gl  SOAP AND  WITH THE  -/'SUDS-MISER  & 7  SOFTER, FLUFFIER  Port Mellon  (BY MRS. SWAN)  The Brownies raised $22 at  a recent bake sale. They sent  $5 to Dr. Lotta Hitchmanova  who is in charge of buying  stoves for Korean schools, $12  to     the    Crippled    Childrens'  ABOUT WEATHER  See This "SUPREME" TEAM of Automatic 'Work Savers  and Other "INGLIS'* Models on Display at  PHONE 107  SECHELT GENEVA ��� About 50 na-  "8Ia_3_ now have general old-  ail!��� pension schemes covering  all or large sections of their  employed population, it is re-  ���wealed in a study by the Inter-  Eaticoial Labour Organizations  ��ELG). They include all the  ^European  countries,   most    in  4      Coast News Jan.  12 1956     America and    a    number    in  "      Asia  and Africa.  In most cf them, men and  women are eligible at the  same age for pensions, though  the age may vary from one  country to another.  In 20 countries, the pension  age f$r women is lower than  for men. Men can qualify for  pensions at 65, women at -607  in the United Kingdom, South  Africa, Australia, Poland, Austria, Belgium, Denmark and  Israel. But in France, New  Zealand, Brazil, Czechoslovakia, the Philippines and Turkey,  both men and women are entitled to pensions at the same  age ��� 60.  In the United States the  pensionable age is 65 the same  as in Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, th.2 Netherlands; Mexico,  the German Federal Republic, f  Finland and Egypt. In Canada,  Ireland and Norway, the minimum age is 70. Uruguayans  on the other hand, only have  to wait until they are 50 years  old. So; do women in Argentina and Ecuador, though, men  there have to be five years  older to qualify.  *pC��ww&  BY  iBSINS FLORIST  Corsages  Weddings  Funeral  Designs  ants  owers  by W  ire  Carole Brakstad  FHONE   109M  GIBSONS  Where to Eat  in  Gibsons        ^  Kum-A-Gen  CoffeeShop  Offers Lunches, Snacks  Good Home-Cooked Meals  Convenient,   Pleasant  Below Post Office  ANNE    GARY  vSttMVft\V<_  WNICIN'   .  RED & WHITE STORE  Th�� Largest Food Store on the Peninsula.  With the Widest Variety  Phone Sechelt 18  FOR JREE DEfelVERY  BIG JANUARY  CLEARANCE SALE  STARTS JANUARY 12  DRYGOODS - SHOES - RUBBERS  HARDWARE ODDS & ENDS  Come in and Choose Your Own Bargains  MEATS:  CROSS RIB ROASTS, GR,A. LB. 55c  SMALL LINK SAUSAGE LB. 42c  WEINERS LB. 33c  PJ_TURE-PACK SIDE BACON, 2 Packets     59c  v -  !  \ No. 1 in the Homer   No. 1 on the Phone  1 PORK: The Best Meat Buy of the Season: PORK  Sechelt Lockers  '  ���.  ATTENTION CAMP OWNERS!  See Us Now For Your  SUMMER SUPPLY OF  HIND QUARTERS OF BEEF  BUY & STORE NOW  AT TODAY'S LOW PRICES  BONELESS HAMS '���**c^lb   69c  Cut any Size Centre Cuts' lb*   79c  i  i  QHOE SALMON  Fresh Frozen  49c lb.  BEEF LIVER  Fresh Frozen  39c lb.  j   Our Own Cured and Double Smoked.  flMS        Half or Whole 49C    !���.  i.  UNO QUARTERS BEEF  Cut and Wrapped  48c lb.  90   lb.   Pack       pm g*r  BEEF     518J5  Front Quarter    *r ���*��-_ <w  Oven Ready, Cut, etc.  Whole Front   gf _��  Quarter        Ih        _Mf*  BEEF      fiU"    LOh  Cut   and   Wrapped  THE STORE That CITY PRICES BUILT  Action of Black Ball Ferries  Ltd. in suspending one ef its  masters for four weeks without pay, because he refused  to make a scheduled sailing  in dense fog. was criticized by  a labcur arbitration board.  The board found that Capt.  Herbert Raby, master of the  Gibsons-Horseshoe Bay ferry  Bainbridge, acted quite properly when he did not sail from  Gibsons at 11 pan. Nov. 8 ber  cause of  weather  conditions.;  The    board    expressed   ��� the  opinion that "Black Ball Fer-;.  lies may feel  disposed  to rer.  consider  the  penalty   imposed  upon Capt. Raby."  The arbit ration    hearing,  has been a matter of great in^  terest to all seafarers on    the  coast many of whom felt that  the. penalty  imposed by    the  company on Captain Raby endangered the entire   principle  of a master's right to. decide  on what action to take for the  safety of his ship and the pas.;  sengers.  The board criticized Captain Baby; be-cause he failed  to telephone his decision to  Capt. George Roberts, superiri'7  tendent of Black Ball Ferries,,  and because he did not maintain a watch-aboard his ship  after 2 a.m. on.the morning of  Nov. 9 to ascertain if th��  weather would permit the vessel to sail. ���        " ������*  The arbitration was requested by Canadian Merchant Sef-  *"���������-    -��� ������-���-   -     -������   y i  Power line  moves ahead  The slowest part of /stringy  ing the power line to Pender  Harbour has now been completed, Steve Howlett says*  This has been the complete rebuild oi theN line from the;  Cenotaph corner in Sechelt, to  V/z ^miles west of Wakefield,-  a total, rebuild of about 4 miles,  This he says, has been slow  because of the    difficulty    of,  getting journeymen    linemen,-  who are required for -work oh  _ot' lines. Apprentice linemen,  of whom there are more available, will be able to work en  the   'cold' lines, where    there  is as yet no power, from 'Wake-'..  field on. ^'       "y .7       ..."v-  The people of' Sechelt West,  and Wakefield, have been patient with power being cut  off olmost every day for short  periods,. while this work went '  forward.  Annual vacations on th��  construction .crews now being  over, the work should progress  towards Pender rapidly. Eaoh  secticn of the new line will be  put into use as it is completed.  The power breaks last Thursday were due to trees and  branches blowing over the  lines, and crews worked all  morning to clear them.  Truck logger  regulation  The Industrial Transportation Act which was passed at  the last session of the Legislature has now been proclaimed  by the Lieutenant-Governor in  council. The act came into  force on Nov. 10, 1955, and it  is expected the regulations  will be in force on January 1st,  1956.  The new act regulates all  vehicles and 'traffic on privately owned industrial ; roads'  such, as logging-roads and  and -mining-roads, etc. Hereto-,  fore no licence of-any kind was;  required to drive a vehicle on  these roads.  The new act requires that  in order to drive, a logging-  truck, a driver must be in possession of ah. air equipped logging truck driver's certificate.  An applicant for this examination must have physical fitness  e*qual to a Class A. chauffeur's  licence and must pass an examination on his knowledge  of air trucks and handling  heavy equipment. --  The act is entirely a safety  measure brought about by the  new trend toward heavy equip-'  ment rolling on rubber, whereas at one time all heavy transportation  was by  railway.  vice Guild on behalf of Capt.  Raby. Chairman of the hearing was P.B. Cooke former  general manager of -Union  Steamships Ltd., and _ beard  members were P.B. payne, the  Black Ball nominee, and Capt.  George Murrell, nominee of the  guild.  Captain Raby said dense fog  prevailed, and since there ar��  no adequate fog signals either  at Gibsons or Horseshoe Bay,  and since the Bainbridge has  no radar, he did not think it  prudent to sail.  As a result of the cancellation of the sailing, a busload  of passengers, seven cars and  three trucks were stranded  overnight at Gibsons ��� Norman Hacking. Vancouver  Province Marine  editor.  A labcr arbitration board  has upheld Black Ball Ferries  suspension -of  Capt.     Herbert  Board members emphasized  Raby for one month for cancelling a Howe Sound sailing  due to fog Nov. 9.  clearly that Captain Raby acted rightly in hot chancing the  Howe Sound crossing during  a "pea soup" fog.  They said he should have  'merely postponed sailing    and  should have kept a watch on  the ship until 2.30 a.m.- " so  that if the fog lifted the ferry  could have made the trip from  Gibsons to Horseshoe Bay and  return with waiting passengers  in cufficient time so as not to  interfere with the early schedule the following day.  As it was Captain Raby arid  ���his crew went to bed. while a  busload of passengers, a half  dozen cars and ��� three trucks'  spent the foggy night in.Gibsons waiting for the next sailing, the board found.  Capt. Raby maintained that  there was no radar on the  ship and very few aids to navigation, and lives would have  been endangered had he risked the crossing.���-Les Rimes,  Vancouver Sun marine, editor.  &a"     "WML-   *  ./  }��  r-f.  \_V_>_*;\.--,s  ��Jft.i   .-l-V-i.  .���j5^PTr.wj_0��-T,.J  1 fcft��* l_��l^    -   .3  PAMELA STIRLING  Adjudicator fex 13 regional  drama festivals is Pamela Stirling, noted English stage and  screen actress, She is presently  in Vancouver to decide which  of five B.C. drama groups will  get the B.C. regional Calvert  Trophy and $100 cash award.  The winner may be invited to  the Dominion Drama Festival  finals for the main Calvert  Trophy of a $1,000 prize. The  finals will be held in- Sher-  brooke;    Quebec, May  14-19.  GUI  To Motorists of Today and Tomorrow:  We  are Pleased to  Show  You  Any of  our  Good  Selection  of  FORD CARS anil TRUCKS, .��.  our ENGLISH F0ROS riROCKS  AND HAVE YOU DRIVE ONE  FOR THE USED CAR BUYER:  1951 CHEVROLET SEDAN RADIO & HEATER  ty  1954 FORD "SKYLINER  AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION RADIO & HEATER  y...',.... .7' V .$ ,:*.:,-*.�����% ���r^iyyyyyyy;!        ���   ''��� pV^S-^i^  $��  YOUR FORD  PHONE 64  MONARCH  DEALERS  SECHELT  Answer letters you owe  ��� ������ ���  with a LONG DISTANCE '7/W/V  A long distance call costs less than you think. See the  inside of your directory for Long Distance bargain rates.  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE   COMPANY Coast News Jan. 12 1956  ANNOUNCEMENT  HELP WANTED  PIANO TUNING  Expert technician building  up trade in Gibsons Powell  River area. $6. for any piano.  Write C. Atkinson, Gibsons  Landing. .  CARD V OF   THANKS  David'Bates, desires to thank  his; many friends and relatives  for their kind expressions of  sympathy, and beautiful floral  offerings iri his recent bereaye-  .ment in the. loss of his dear  wife Eleanor.  FOUND     "      .    .     ,...������'  Blonde Cocker Spaniel, with  Jiobnailed brown collar, last  Thursday. Owner phone Gibsons 91R.  NOTICE'    V"    '   ,  V  ""'"'  Please Renew your subscription through me - can also tal-e care of Classified Ads;  D.   Erickson,  Wilson  Creek.  TOWING AND   FREIGHTING  W. Nygren, Gibsons 13   tfn  FOR HIRE ';V"7Vv. V.-.V, ;  Man with Power Saw for  hire. Reasonable rates. Will  g0 anywhere Phone 7R Gibsons  SHOE  REPAIR  Bring Your Boots to Brackett!  Skilled repair work of all kinds  quickly done. Reasonable rates  RON BRACKETT  _ Sechelt-'Highway Gibsons.. _  FOR RENT  A D-4 Cat and Arch, by hour  or by contract. Warren Gil-  bertson. Phone 'Sechelt 37M.  Small furnished cottage en  Beach Rd. Has water, electric  rangette, for permanent rent  now vacant. $30 per month,  Bonnybrook,    Gower Point.  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast, accurate, guaranteed  watch repairs. 7 Marine, Men's  Wear, Gibsons: tfn  Watch Repair: All types of  watches arid-jewelry repaired.  Reliable, fast, efficient. Union    Phone or write Mr. E.T. Pem-  General Store   Sechelt:,     tfn     ble Halfmoon Bay, 7H.  Part time (90 hrs monthly;  female stenographic help wanted. Write P.O. Box 78.  EMPLOYMENT"       ~  INFORMATION  DO YOU NEED HELP?  DO YOU WANT WORK?  Place your   Requirements   for  Female   Help  with  WHITAKER  & REYNOLDS  Cherry Whitaker's Office  v   Box,  126. _  Sechelt  Phones:  days.  Secheli   63.  evenings, SIR or 78R  WORK WANTED  Spray and brush painting;  also paperhanging. J. Melhus.  Phone  Gibsons   33. tfn  INSURANCE  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Realty, Gibsons. tfn  fLBTGORDON  AGENCIES  Sechelt  REAL   ESTATE  and   INSURANCE  Phone S3F   '      Evenings  and  Holidays. 81M  REAL ESTATE  Gibsons Since l->45,.  John Coleridge Realty  The Oldest Established Office  (Immediately South ef the  TV    Post Office) ���   _'���-"    --y,X  Notary Public  Sales,  Conveyancing,   Management Agent* for;: the" Official  Administrator; etc.r  Connection with important  Vancouver Realtors; 7  Local Office VpV_ and VLA  FOR   SALE        .v.  y-A.A,       .V.:  See pur TJsed Oil . Burning,  Coal and Wood Burning Ranges. Parker's Hardware, Seohelt tfn  If you plan a chicken dinner  see us for a good buy. Fowl  from 32c to 40c per pound.  New York.dressed, drawn on  request. Blander Farms, Gibsons 68k.       3  Milk cow arid yearling calf  for    sale.     Very:     reasonable.  BY PAT WELSH  Visiting    her    parents    the  Frank Lyons this week    end,  CLASSIFIED RATES'     -W Marilyn Lyons and    her  -15 words  for 50 cents plus    fiancee Mr. R. Russell all agog  two cents a word over 15. Con-    ?ver wedding plans. The wedding will take place at the end  of March in  Vancouver.  Mr. and1 Mrs. Harold Pearce  entertained en Saturday evening last, their guests enjoying  the album of snapshots taken  of members of their much  travelled and interesting family. Later in the evening a  buffet supper was served the  guests earring their trays to  the fireside to eat by its gold-  seciitiv��  rates   available  With the exception of continuous accounts, a 10c bookkeeping charge is made for all  Classified Advertising not paid  for within 7 days of publication.  Classified Display ��� 70c  per  column inch.  Legals ���  18  cents* per  count  line  for  first  insertion.  12 cents per count line    en 'Slow. Among those jaresent  ' for eaJch consecutive in  sertion.  Card of Thanks, Engagements.  In Memoxiams - up to 50,words  $1.00 per insertion. 2c per word  over 50.  Classified advertisements _ accepted up to 5 p.m. Tuesday.  FOR SALE  TOTEM FLASHES  were Mr. and Mrs. W. Grundy,  Mr. and Mrs. P. Welsh and  grandson Shane.  :Mrs Desmond Welsh is spending a few days with the  Paddy Welshes, before leaving  to'take her son Shane back to  school.  Mrs. George Claydon has returned to Vancouver her son  Frank having recovered from  his attack of acute tonsilitis.  (.Mr. and' Mrs.    Andy    Men-  (Continued from Page 1)  The fur-collared, black  broadcloth overcoat, so popular with well set-up Victorian  gentlemen, is  back  again but  Pender Harbour -V 4    acres,    z^s  are expected home    this    in a fresher  prettier  incarna-  400 feet   waterfrontage , real    week after visiting with their  bargain, $2500 cash.  ���Granthams, furnished home,  $700 down balance, $30 month.  Roberts Creek - near Beach,  partially furnished, good view,  3 pc. bathroom, good water  supply, electric lights, full  price $4250. Terms $2250  down balance as.: rent.  ' Hopkins Landing"- valuable  lot, main road. $500.  TOTEM REALTY  Gibsons B.C.  son in West Vancouver and  their   daughter in   Vancouver.  Mrs. A. Hanley has returned  home also Mr. Julius Sather  who will be,returning to Vancouver shortly to undergo, eye  surgery.  ,Mr. Frank Lyons has had to  return to-Shaughnessy Hospital  with a recurrence of his eye  trouble. ;  tion. Here it is, a slim black  broadcloth .affair, properly  double-brested', with low placed buttons and a shawl collar  of mink. Tabbed, buttoned  sleeves and slanting pockets.  ' A simply splendid coat for  smart town wear; -distinguished, elegant.  DIRECTORY  AccouirriNCi service  . 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  LIFE  INSURANCE  V LORNE  BLAIN  Representative  Continental  Life  Insurance Company  Box  188   Gibsons,  B.C.  ;V Ptipne Gibsons, 82G.  BICYCLES,   BABY-BUGGIES  SECHELT   CYCLE  Bicycles New & Reconditioned  Repairs to All Wheeled Goods  Saw Filing  Lawri Mowers  Sharpened  Phone Sechelt 95M     ,  BUILDING SUPPLIES  GIBSONS  BUILDING    SUPPLIES  LTD.  "WE   CARRY   THE   STOCK'  Phone Gibsons 53  BULLDOZING : ���������-' ���.  BUILDING    BULLDOZING  CONTRACTING       >  Ran  Vernon, '__.__. .1,  Gibson.  Phone  26Q  TRACTOR    WORK  Clearing, Grading. Excavating.  D6- Bulldozing  Clearing Teeth  ARCHES  FOR RENT  A. E.  Ritchey  Phone Gibsons 86R  RADIO '���    :. ������    '-  RICHTER'S  RADIO-- TV  SALES and SERVICE  Speedy, Guaranteed. Work  SALES ON EASY TERMS  Phone SECHELT 6       "v  Notary Public  Legal   Documents   promptly  attended to  W.J.   (Jack)   Mayne.  Phone  24. Sechelt B.C.  CLEANERS        ���������  PENINSULA    CLEANERS  Cleaners   for  the   Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone:  Gibsons   100  PLUMBING ~"  MARSHALL'S  PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  Phone  Gibson-.   13.,  104  or 33  Business and  Professional  .'   GIFT STORE  Notions���Cards���Toys  .  'Miscellaneous Gifts  THPJFTEE    STORES  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  Headquarters For' Wool  " ELECTRIC AL  WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized  GE  Dealer  Radios, Appliances. TV Service  " WfRiNG  Commercial $ Residential  Electric  Space Heating     '  Anywhere on the Peninsula  PARKER and SIM  ELECTRIC  Parker's Hardware  Seohelt  51   ���75Q   Evenings  MACHINISTS  HILL'S   MACHINE    SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding Anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert    Tradesmen  Precision    Machinists  Phone  54 Residence   152  FURNITURE        "*"" "  C and S SALES. SERVICE  ;   Agents  For  Propane Gas ^  Combination Gas  Ranges  , v    Sales   and  Installations  Free Estimates  Electric and Gas Hot Plates  FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS  Phone 3  Sechelt  REFRIGERATION ""  REFRIGERATION  . SALES and SERVICE,.  Commercial ��� Domestic  25 Years' Experience  A.  M.  CAMPBELL  SECHELT 83Q  WOOD  Alder or Fir  Also Slab Wood  SERVICE FUELS  Ran Vernon  Phone Gibsons 26Q  Wico Magneto for 4 cyl.  motor, drive gear, shaft and  coupling-. t0 fit. Ford. Nearly  new", $30. r       ���VV'.VVV  ' ���  Hunter automotive gasoline  heater, Model UH-47. 16,000  B.T.U. size. . Automatic 7 thermostat control. .6 Vvolt. New  cost $168.50. 1 year old. Sell  for $50.   V ������ "yy   Ay  Bohdo gasoline lead melting  furnace. New cost, $178. Sell  for $50. Bob Ritchey,7 Gibsons  1Q7W    ,.;.yU    V .**��  PINK ICE: the perfect Home  Facial. Banishes Sagging Chin  Lines and Loose Skin. Removes wrinkles: about tlie eyes.  Makes skin Satin Smooth in  a five minute treatment. For  a lovely complexion, try Pink  Ice from Langs Drug Stores,  Sechelt and Gibsons. tfn  Large DeLuxe Home. Freezer $600. cash, or refrigerator  as part payment. Phone Gibsons 120K   - 3  General store with or without bxitcher shop. Thriving  business in fast growing district. Reasonable terms. Phone  4361 Powell River after 6 p.m.  Wilson Creek  I, BY MRS. D. ERICKSON  Mrs. H. Roberts has returned to tlie city after a few days  with Evelyn and Harry Luck-  ien: here. Mr. Roberts is progressing, slowly: in Shaughnessy  Hospital.    .  Mrs. Yoshi Kubo, a formrer  resident, called on friends  here last week-end during a  visit with Margie and. Fred  Oike in Sechelt. Richard wants  to be remembered to his  friend and school chums.  'Ron/Peggy and* Jack Whita--  ker report enjoying the special festivities in the hotels in  Waikiki. Famiiie a remaining  in their motels for trie holidays:  made a real shew with their  decorations/ and colored lights.  Mickey Crucil has taken  over the Sun paper route from  Roger Lucken.  Mrs. R.L. Williams cf Bute  Inlet enjoyed a visit with her  three grandchildren, and Kay  and Vic Franske here.  The mother of Doris Webb,  and Bert Brackley:, Mrs. J.  Brackley passed away suddenly at her home on Dec. 30.  The family are early residents  in the Stave Lake Falls district, settling there in 1911.  Mrs. Brackley leaves her husband, 13 children and 39  grandchildren and 16 great  grandchildren.  Last week Mrs. Buddy Wood  was mentioned. It should have  read Miss Buddy Wood'.  _rch Services  TYPEWRITER. SERVICE  "FAST  SERVICE"  i ���  Rent ���"Sales ��� Service  TYPEWRITERS  ELECTRIC RAZORS  Sales and Service  COLIN  WINGRAVE  Phone 18 ��� Gibsons  DUMP  TRUCK  5  Yard Dump  Truck for Hire  SnncV and Gravel for Sale  FRED UTTING  Wilson    Creek  Phone Secheli 15T, or 67F  Jan. 14: Roberts Creek Hall,  Aocordian Concert,  7.30 p.m.  Jan. 17: Gibsons, Women's  Institute Meeting at Mrs. Ro���'  2 p.m. '    . .  Jari.. 17: Sunshine Coast Kiwanis Club special'' meeting  leadership Program Committee  chairman Ozzie Hincks.  Jan, 18: G ib sons Cub  Mothers meeting at Mrs. D.  Mayson's 8  p.m.        '  Jan. 18: Sechelt Legion Hall,  Bingo  every Wednesday.  Jan. 197 Roberts Creek Legion Hall 8 p.m. annual meeting  V.O.N.  Jan. 21: Port Mellon Burns  Club Supper, Concert and  Dance,  in Community  Centre.  Jan. 27:/ Roberts Creek Legion Hall, Legion Auxiliary  Whist  Drive,  8 p.m.  Feb. 11: Roberts Creek PTA  Dance, with Mellonaires.  This weeks special: Pender  Harbour, 4 acres, 400 feet  waterfrontage,   $2500  cash.  Harold  Wilson  Totem   Realty  Phone   Gibsons   44  evenings   147  Januarv   15th  1956  ANGLICAN  2nd  Sunday after  Epiphany  Si. Bar.holornsw'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  Public Worship. 3.30 p.m.  Port  Mellon  Community Church  7.30 p.m. Evensong  1st 2nd and 4lh Sundays  Served by United Church  3rd  and  5th by Anglican  ST. VINCENTS  Holy Family,  Sechelt,    9 a.m  St.. Mary's. Gibsons. 10.30 a.m.  Port   Mellon,   first   Sunday   of  each  month  at  13.35  a.m.  PENTECOSTAL  3 0   a.m.  Sunday  Schcol  11   n.tn.   Devotional    '  7.30     Evening   Service  Tuesday  night  7.30  \S p.p.'i.  Fr'.duy  j-iQlit  Johnstons  end holiday  Magistrate and Mrs. A.  Johnston, Sechelt. were glad  to return home to the Peninsula  after a two we'ek holiday amid  the glamour and glitter of  famous nightspots, where they  mingled with many well-  known movie stars.  In Los Angles they visited  the Coconut Grove, Ciro's  The Brown Derby ; and The  Flamingo among others. Then  on' to Las Vegas and through  the Mojave Desert.  ��� They arrived at Universal  Studios in time to see Robert  Stack on stage filming his  latest mcvie.  Donald O'Conner was at .the  Sand's Hotel in Las Vegas  where the Johnston's brought  in the New Year, and chatted  amiably with them for quite  some time. He is a very nice  person, and seems the same  off-stage as on the screen.  The floor-shows are absolutely-marvellous, said Mrs.  Johnston. They did a let of  night- clubbing with a medical  convention, and saw The Beach  Combers with their tiny singer, Natalie.  A fashion note for the ladies  from Mrs. Johnston: Hair is  worn decidedly short by the  screen's beauties. Small earrings seemed to be predominant, contrary to belief of most  women  on  this   coast.  Mrs. Jhonsion also confided  a secret. Her husband was  heard to remark that The  Choraliers en this Peninsula  would probably "bounce" some  of the singers they heard on  their tour, and they are paid  fabulous sums fcr their weak  efforts!  Madeira Park  store so!d  He came to sell and remained to buy.  Mr. F.A. McDonnell, real  estate agent from Vancouver,  about six weeks ago came to  Madeira Park, to sell the store  owned' by Mr. and Mrs. Dave  Wendland. He was so impressed by the place and its prospects, and liked the area so  well, he bought the business  for himself and is now operating it.  Mr. McDonnell is a married  man, and has his wife and two  sdns, David and Bob. and  daughter Sandra with him.  Mr. and Mrs. Wendh-nd have  rncv-J io Vancouver to live.  T.ivy rr.'-do the r.v;ve ck Saturday last.  members for the support they,  had offered during the last  year.  The directors annual report  read by Mrs. LeFeuvre, showed1  there were 49 members, 12 in  agricultural and 27 in industry. There were 10 monthly  meetings, three directors, meetings and nine Fair Committee  meetings.  Last year's fair could be  classed most interesting and  the best of all past fairs. There  were 842 entries, slightly more  than last year. There was a  slight drop in vegetables and  fruit sections due to the poor  growing season. The preserving division was down partly  on account of the scarecity of  fruit and1 the present freezing  methods used instead of cari-  ning.  Co-operation was good particularly from outside districts  including Port Mellon.  Receipts totalled $1,302.99  with expenses, totalling $1,166.  20 leaving an operating gain of  $136.79.  Junior Garden club: There  were 15 members with 135 entries in the Fair, Interest was  good and much credit is due  Mrs. Len coates, supervisor  for the capable way in which  she   had  conducted  this  club.  Junior Calf club: The direc-  tors appreciated the work of  the four young contestants at  the fair and hoped the example of these four will stimulate  efforts of other boys and girls.  They also hope a supervisor  will offer his services for 1956.  4-H Poultry club: At present  there are nine members and  while sponsored by the Institute this active club under  supervision of Ed. Smith steers  its course in accordance with  4-h rules. The members exhibited in the local fair and at .  tlie P.N.E. with satisfactory  results.  Land Clearing: Most earnest  : efforts were made toi revive the  dwindling farm aims in the  district without results. The  two represehtaives from the  agricultural departriient a t  Victoria held out no- hope for'  any financial assistance as the  cost would be too high. Industry still offers better prospects  than farming. ���  Films on Poultry: Early in .  the year Messrs. Buckerfield  Ltd. gave' a talk and showed  pictures on poultry. These  were interesting and there was  a good attendance.  Feed grains: Objections to  the lifting cf the federal subsidy on feed of S5 a ton in B.C.  went t0 the winds.  Lime: Efforts tc< purchase  agricultural lime at a low  price were futile. A minimum  order of 200 tons was the chief  reason.  Stumping Powder: Directors  are pleased to report that the  1953 motion disallowing sale of  Stumping powder unless for  agricultural purposes was rescinded and the Institute now  sells specifically for agriculture and industry at differing  rates.  Telephone installation. Since  Jan. 25, 1955 four letters have  been sent to Eric Mallett of  the B-C. Telephone company  and replies received contained  regrets at the delay but the  company is doing its best to  ���comply with the wishes of the  Institute.  Ditches and culverts: The  annual complaint of the Institute to Mr. Gaglardi for replacement of dilapidated culver is and deeper ditches on  secondary; roads and in partic-  cular Reid Road received attention and some repairs have  been  made.  Shoal Bay: Support similar  to last year was given thc local loggers.  The directors regret to report the prolonged sickness of  Mr. Tom Clark and believe an  occasional visit or letters from  members would cbecr him up.  In conclusion the directors'  report said i4gt odwill continues in dealings with the departments at Victoria and'  vv.:'h nil other persons with  whom we have com? in con-  Iv.ci. yttTiic.ilarly ip regard to  ���!v:  f:;ir." 6      Coast News Jan.  12   1956  Truck Loggers from all., B.  C. are registering for their  13th annual convention Jan.  11 to 13 in the Hotel Vancouver. President J.E. Fletcher  will preside.  The machinery and supply  companies group will be entertainment hosts throughout  the convention. Their chairman is Gordon Cannern. T.J.  Vdlp and Bill Clark form the  committee and secretary is  Mrs. Evelyn Atkinson.  A Loggers' Bull Session,  opening day, will open with  the traditional hot-cake arid  sausage breakfast, with musical entertainment, all served  against a backdrop of more  than 60 displays of machinery  and equipment, of importance  t0 the industry.  Eight airlines will participate in the'decor an(* prizes for  the "Loggers Wing-Ding" (flying with bells on) when about  '1750 will attend opening night  at the Commodore. Dal Richards will be in charge of music  and entertainment throughout.  The season's first big fashion show will be at the Commodore, Jan. 12 in-the afternoon. It is expected 850 ladies .  will watch the newest in items  for 1956. China gifts have been  especially imported from England and will be distributed  by Junior Forest Wardens. Mrs.  Winnifred Mather will be commentator.:  Biggest social event of the  convention is the banquet and  ball. The 1800 guests will fill  hoth banquet and ballroom in  the Hotel Vancouver. Hostesses will be Mrs. J.E. Fletcher  and Mrs. Gordon Cannem.  Their husbands are chairmen  of the Truck Loggers' and .Machinery and Supply Companies  Group,  respectively.   -.;  POT HOLES  SMOOTHED  Recently graders started  smoothing some of the badly  holed highway surface between  Sechelt and Kleindale. The  roads have been in bad shape  since the first fall rains, and  pot-holes are deep and numerous.  One grader was at work on  the Garden Bay road and  some loads of sandy gravel  had been dumped in one or  two bad spots. One grader was  at work in the Halfmoon Bay  area, and another scraping the  road surface in the West Sechelt  area.  In several places deep channels had been worn across the  road by water overflowing  ���ditches, where culverts were  either blocked or missing and  the result was broken springs  when vehicles dropped into unsuspected channels.  Bus drivers, freight truckers  and motorists are loud in their  complaints about the bad road.  Gargrave writes  about blacktop  Tony Gargrave. M.L.A., has  written to the Minister of  highways Philip Gaglardi concerning ccmpletion of the  'black top on the Vancouver-  Gibsons-Powell River highway in 1956. In a letter to the  Minister, Mr. Gargrave retraced the previous work that  had been done by the government and conveyed the appreciation of. his constituents fcr  this work. A remaining stretch  4 -  of highway from Sechelt to  Kliendale, now under construction, remains to be black-  topped.  Mr. Gaglardi has replied  that the request the government make plans to blacktop  between Sechelt and Kliendale will certainly be given  consideration.  Centennial ideas numerous  CLIFFORD  CRISPIN  At the annual    meeting  of  the western division, Canadian  Pulp and Paper Association in  Vancouver, Clifford Crispin,  vice president pulp division.  MacMillan & Bloedel Limited,  was elected chairman of the  executive committee.  Members of the committee,  British Columbia's expanding  pulp and paper industry, are:  W.E. Breitenbach, executive  vice president, Alaska Pine &  Cellulose Limited; L.L.G. Bent-  ly. vice president, Canadian  Forest Products Limited; Went-  worth Brown, vice president,  Columbia Cellulose Company  Limited; Frank N. Youngman,  chairman of the board, Crown  Zellerbach Canada Limited;  J.A. Young, vice president Elk  Falls Company Limited; B.M.  Hoffmeister. president, MacMillan & Bloedel Limited;  Harold S. Foley, chairman of the board, Powell  River Company Limited; J.A.  Craig, vice president Sidney  Roofing and Paper Company  Limited; M.J. Foley, president,  Powell River Company Limited, retiring chairman of the  western division, executive  committee; and Leander Man-  ley, secretary manager, Canadian Pulp and* Paper Association.  Investment in new mills and  expansion of existing mills in  British Columbia's Pulp and  Paper Industry is expected to  exceed $250 million during  the, next five years.  Tuberculosis is preventable  - but 30 new cases appear  daily in Canada.  A wide variety of suggestions has come from the people  of British Columbia as to how  the province's centenial year  in 1958 might be best, commemorated.  An appeal from the B.C.  Centennial .Committee, made  through newspapers of the  province for ideas as to the  appropriate means of observing the 100th birthday of the  founding of the Crown" Colony  in 1858 has given the  committee a monumental task  in .sorting out the hundreds of  ^suggestions received.  Pageants depicting the history and progress of the prov-  vince, the adoption of the centennial theme in the various  celebrations anct, festival's  which are held annually in  the province, the erection of  new historical -markers' and  the preservation of old ones  and the encouragment" of B.C.  culture and handicrafts are  among th proposals that have  March of. Dimes  cheque  helps  The first cheque from RADIO CHUB to help put the  March of Dimes over the top  was presented to Jack Whit-  lamv Nanaimo Manager |or.  the Vancouver Sun, for $6,660  by CHUB'S Manager. Chuck  Rudd. .       ;.  After the. New Year the  final cheque for the drive will  be presented when collections  are in from, the March of.  Dimes Bubbles of the Junior  Chamber.of Commerce in Nanaimo. .  Rotary Club in Campbell  River and other points'on Vancouver Island will be forwarding their f'Dimes'* money to  CHUB to be sent along, too.  UNWANTED HAIR  Vanished away with Saca-Pelo,  Saca-Pelo is hot likeV ordinary  depilatories that remove hair  from the surface, of the skin  but penetrates \ throug%;,7ifae  pores and retards the growth  of ..the -hair. LorjBeer .I^afo  Ltd; Ste. 5, 679 Granville %t|  Vancouver, B.C. V y   4   7  been forwarded to the committee.  In addition to these ideas,  the committee recently' authorized two of its members, L.  J. Wallace, Victoria, chairman  and Alderman T.F. Orr of Vancouver to visit Edmonton and  Regina and to gain first hand,  knowledge of celebration committee problems as experienced during the 50 year anniversaries recently ��� observed .in  Alberta and Saskatchewan V  Extensive organization plans  are now under consideration  by the B.C. Committee and  these include the establishing  of 17 sub - committees which  will assist in the planning and  execution of  the celebration.  The organization of the various - centennial celebrations  throughout the province* is  expected to provide'a'major  tourist attraction for 1958 and  the promotion of this attraction byi the provincial department of tourist trade arid industry.   "   _   _ ;'.'....'"  Various organizations in the  province who hold yearly festivals and public events will  be urged by the comiriittee to  adopt a  centennial theme and  the period of celebration is  expected to range from spring  until fall, climaxing with ceremonies observing the restoration of Fort Langley which is  being undertaken by the Fort  Langley Restoration society.  Other members of the committee are: Hon. R.J. Williston,  minister of education; Hon.  Kenneth Kiernan, minister of  agriculture; E.F. Fox, Vancouver Willard J. Ireland., Victoria; Theo. B. Adams, New  Westminster and Dr. Malcolm  McGregor, Vancouver.  FRESH & FROZEN  MEN'S And WOMEN'S  '    WINTER WEAR  For Fishermen or Loggers  MURDOCH'S  SVIAHIfclE SUPPLIES  PENDER   HARBOUR  Phone 3F  Port Mellon Burns Club  SUPPER, M  Community C^nt^e  Jan. 21-7 p.m.      Tickets $2.50 ed  A. New  npment  V____*�� ������*���-<  '��*���_���� j*_;-*CT����j-__����.-�� jWM��tinimmM<t_f  i  Don't Say Bread  Sayv"McGAVIN'S  jy  mtnm$mkMiiwi'*trM  ~~ ~~_  t,  H,  E  p  ?;  Has Just  Arrived!  Tlie FAMOUSVMost DEFEND ABLE  ;^v!;:-MISliSD^  All Models have Extra Large 7  21 Inch Aluminized Picture Tubes  A Still Larger Stock  of aU Makes & Models  AT REDUCED PRICES!  PHILCO."2I32"  360   CHASSIS  Functional   Modern   Cabinet  MONTHS GUARANTEED FREE SERVICE  t ... ....  FREE HOME TRIALS  ' TRADE - INS ��� TERMS  YOUR T-V CENTRE  Norman  Stewart  Local Sales Ren.  R.R. 1, GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons  67F  Phone  6  RADIO T-V  _s=^S53gg  j^^TfSSgjg  Sechelt  ^7<*gS��B��SS*7-?*SSnj  TO OUR STORE  WE   WISH   TO   ADVISE  S:  AS REPORTED,  AND WILL  CONTINUE  GENERAL STORE  BUSINESS UNDER THE MANAGEMENT  OF MR. BOB KENT.  IWBK  x$r  sfgtapma-;  ^SSS^m  _3   essmsmtswi  _^___  s____  g__   ____   ______    _____   ______   _____  Stgs____  ____8__'  _____  ;_.'.���?���."������:.: w^'_*r..;r-�� '.^3,  tO-tom-1 _~nn. n WTJ?\-:,*u��tTS-  T*-ci77T^^v.i_^^*;^^i-/.?i>^;-Tr  rr��JZTZir,-s-zc1tso:i7i r^-.-.'c'-^v'fr-f^" Coast News Jan. 12  1956      7  A walk in the country is  a tonic for anyone. The exercise is benificial - and economical. A good lunch makes  the walk more interesting and  __ocd tastes better out of doors.  WINTER CAR  FOR YOUR  or  T  WATCH THAT  BATTERY!  Don't let Cold Weather  Destroy your Pleasure  or your Efficiency  McCULLOCH  SAWS  WELDING  SOLN-K  SERVICE STATiflN  Phone 85T  Sechelt  WHAT YOUNGSTERS THINK  A School  teacher" told    me  that he asked his class to write  out The Lord's Prayer.    One  little lad began - "Our Father,  short in heaven-" He had been  reciting it that way for years.  A little girl walking    with  her mother,  saw  a parade cf  soldiers.  She  listened to    her  mother's explanation of war -  she- listened    carefully    then  said: "Mother, some day there  will be a    war    and    nobody  will go to itr"   '>....    ���  After the - second World  War, Mathew Halton took-his  children to see the : sights of  London on Christmas Eve. The .  Sad was thrilled with the  sight of animals hi' the Zoo.  The girl a little older, said:  "I thought the grandest thing  was the thousands of presents  being sent to" the German  children - our former enemies"  A boy was taken to Sunday  school fcr the first time.    He  1956 COURTS OF REVISION FOR COMOX  PROVINCIAL ASSESSMENT DISTRICT  -Notice is hereby given that the Courts of Revision under ��� the"  provisions of the Assessment Equalization Act respecting the  1956 Provincial Assessment Roll in the Coniox Assessment  District will be held as follows:  was greatly excited and said  \to his dad: " They have automobiles in heaven because we  sang in one hymn: 'He will  take me home on high'."  A lad living in Boston watched his father playing in the  famous symphony, orchestra.  He thought it was wonderful  but 15 years later, he too was  playing in the orchestra ��� but  he played the leading violin.  . *��� *  *  * ':'." ,  Not so long ago 6,000 high  school students .in New. York  entered an essay contest. The  subject they were asked to  write on was: "The modern  miracle I would like to see,"  and the- award was $500 savings bond. .     .  The judges agreed that the  essays ;were. in the main, quite  good, and it was their regret  that more than cne could not  win the bond. Miracles the  writers wanted to see made a  very long list, and they differed greatly. Some wanted.  ohe thing and some another,  according to their tastes and  upbringing.     .  The fortunate winner was a  17 year-old student named  Elliott Sprechmian, who had  suffered nearly all his life  from infantile paralysis. For  15 years he had seen other  youngsters play .games and, he  had watched them; baseball,  swimming,   ieotball,    running  For property: within School  District No.  47  (Powell River)  at  Powell River, B.C., on Tuesday, February"14th, 1956J at 10. 00  o'clock in the forenoon in the Provincial Court __ouse, Powell* and dozens df    other    games.  "River. . V* He   couldn't play but he could  ...   . dream of what, he would1 like  to be and do. He was a good  student and well-liked by other  boys. He said that if he could  not play, at least he could' root  from the -sidelines.  But writing-essays was; one  thing he could do and so;'he  entered the contest. Next; he  had to decide what it was he  would like to see happen mbre  than anything else in ��� the  world. One .would think it  would be .easy for, him to decide, but it wasn't; Of course  he; would like to be well ahd^  strongs able to play ��� iodtbair  ahdr other; games: ybut in?-'his  essay - which wen the five l  hundred dollar prize - Elliott  never once mentioned himself.  He said: "The modern miracle  I would like to see is ihe union of people everywhere in  the world "in a true . brotherhood that 'will bring, light ..and  peace lit.to the lives of all men  throughout trie world and for  all time."  Well done, Elliott:, you deserved that prize and we arc  slad_ you got it.  Our quotaticn to-day is from  tberBible: As the twig is bent  so v. ill it grow.  For property within School District No. 72 ( Campbell River) at  .Campbell River. B.C., on Friday, February 10th, 1956, at 10.00  o'clock in the forenoon in the Village Office, Campbell River.  '     '        '   . > ���'*'���'  For property within School District No. 7.3 (Alert Bay) "at  Campbell River,:..B.C., on Friday, February .10th,. 1956, at 10.00  o'clock in the forenoon in the Village Office, Campbell River.  For property within School District No'. 74" (Quatsino) and the  nbn-sohool district areas of the ComOx ."Assessfnenifc;District at  Campbell River. B.C., on Friday, February 10th, 1956, at 10.00  o'clock in the forenoon in the Village Office, Campbell River.  Dated at Courtenay, B.C., this 6th day of January. 1956.  ...   -./ 7 :;, ;_ 7 ,..'_''.      A.y\'    V R.N_(pARE_. _  ���   7 .     ������'     U  Court  of Revision.  19S6 COURTS OF REVISION FOR COMOX  PROVINCIAL ASSESSMENT DISTRICT  Notice is hereby given that the Courts of Revision under the  provision of the Assessment Equalization : Act . respecting the  1956 Provincial Assessment Roll in the Comox Assessment  pistrict will be held as follows:  For property within School District No. 71 ' (Courtenay) at  Courtenay, B.C, on Tuesday and Wednesday, 7th and 8th  ^February, 1956, at 10.00 o'clock in theforenocn in the Provincial Court House, Courtenay.  Dated at Courtenay, B.C., this 6th day of January. _956.  Chairman  R.N.   CAREY  Ccurt of Revision*.  __SS*23_  Who Pays For  ve  ing  f  .1  i  i  1  /_$  ���NOT the newspaper reader, because he  saves both time and money by shopping  the wide selection of honest values offered  through the advertising columns!  ���NOT the advertiser, because advertising  always returns a profit when it is used correctly and consistently!  ���NOT the publisher, because of the hun?  dreds of firms who profitably invest hundreds of thousands of dollars in newspaper  advertising!  The business which the non-advetiser loses  pays the cost of advertisng and ALSO  returns a nice profit to the fellow who  does advertise! HOPING for more business is not as effective as inviting more  business!   .  EVERY LINE OF ADVERTISING  THE PAPER IS PAID FOR BY  THE FELLOW WHO  DOESN'T ADVERTISE!  m  I  -  _  1  i  m  I  I  1  Assistant  land  agent named  Assistant superintend ant for  the Canadian Pacific Railway  at Cranbrook, B.C., since 1950,  P. Shepard, formerly of Vancouver, Winnipeg and Mocse  Jaw has been named assistant  land agent for the company at  Vancouver. Announcement of  Mr. Shepard's posting was  made by William Manson,  vice-president of the Canadian  Pacific's Pacific Regicn. The  appointment is effective Jan. 1.  Mr. Shepard is succeeded at  Cranbrook by E.H. Lewth-  waite, assistant superintendent  for the C.P.R., at Field, B.C.  for the last six "years.  The new assistant superintendent at Field, is D.W.  Davis, night chief despatcher  at Revelstoke B.C.  i  1  |  _  (Reprinted from  Editor  & Publisher  August 9,  1952 issue.)  magazine  ^nJ^2^I2��&8^S2I2t^i^  GB$ WEEK  The first large .scale celebration of the centennial anniversary of the birth of  Gecrge Bernard Shaw will  take place at the University of  B.C. during the week of Jan.  16 to 21.  A week-long Shaw festival  featuring Shaw readings, lectures, movies and production  of Shaw's epic play "Back to  Methuslalr'. presented at U.B.  C. will be the first major event  in the world wide year-lcng  celebrations of the Shaw centennial.  NEARLY   200,000   H.P.. WILL  BE  PRODUCED  by     Cheaka-  mus hydro-electric-project, 25  miles north of Squamish, when  it as completed in mid-summer  1957. Since early this year,  when B.C. Electric launched  the $25,000,000 undertaking,  hard rock miners have blasted  more than two miles cf a  seven mile tunnel that will  divert the Cheakamus River  into Squamish. Project also  involves ; construction of a  500.000' cubic yard   earth-and-  ..ALLEYS  rock fill diversion dam, 2000  feet long and 90 feet high, ter  gether with a 3000 feet long  power canal and a tunnel intake. Penstocks at lower end  of tunnel will drop" water 900  feet to spin> twin 95,000 h.p.  generating units. -��� largest  machines, yet installed: in the  B.C. Electric system. "A "14-  . mile-long     transmission     line  wili carry power    at    230,000  / ' ;  y  volts from the power-house to  tap into the Bridge River transmission circuit at Cheekye.  Project provides jobs for more  than 300 men at this stage and  some 400 to 500 will be employed at peak of construction.  When Cheakamus goes "on  the line" in 1957, it will in-,  crease B.C. Electric's installed  hydro'capacity to 915,000 h.p.  M-tM<  Diamonds - Watches  Rings - Birtftday  Rings  Jewel Sets  '.'"  ' ' WATO* & JEWELRY KE^A.RS'"!  OIIMO JEWELLIM  Phone 96  Sechelt 8      Coast News Jan.  12 1956  Sechelt News  BY MRS. E. LUMSDEN  Morgan Thompson, manager  of the Sechelt Theater, is visiting his family in Kitchener,  Ont.? for about three weeks.  Don Headi is projectionist at  the theater during Mr. Thompson's absence, and Jack Mayne  is managing the Men's Wear.  The little daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. J. Plumeridge Dorrie,  is expected home to Porpoise  Bay after   an    illness    which  PLAN &  NOW  In order to miss the  SPRING & SUMMER RUSH  AS LUMBER  ELECTR.C  BUILDERS MATERIALS  and  TRADESMEN  Are In Good Supply  NOW  PHONE  GIBSONS   53  GIBSONS   BUILDING  SUPPLIES LTD.  kept her in St. Paul's Hospital for almose two weeks.. Mrs.  Plumeridge's mot h e r, Mrs.  Clements, is at the house looking after the two smaller  children during their mother's  absence.  Mrs. D. Freyer, Porpoise,  Bay, has been ill for several  days, but is now feeling better.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Bottom, Porr  poise Bay, were visited last  weekend by Mr. Bottom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William  Bottom. Mr. Bottom Senior travelled from London Ont.,  where he works, to see his son  and family for the first time  in many years. His wife is  living in Vancouver to await  his retirement, when he. too,  will come to reside there.  Mr. and Mrs. B. Elliott and  family, nwcomers to the Peninsula from Port Hardy, have  moved from Porpcise Bay and  now reside at West Sechelt.  Kiwanis notes  A special meeting next week  Jan. 17 at Danny's with Ozzie  Hincks in charge.  The Kiwanis Club is planing a gala St Valentines dance  on Sat. Feb. 11.  A Kiwanis committee is being formed to approach the  Village Commission for permission to erect a number of  well designed . solidly -built'  benches for use of the public.  The Club is considering the  question of making a start on  a long range program for the  erection of a community hall  in Gibsons for use of the entire area,     v ,  North Vancouver Senior Band  ACCORDION COLLEGE CONCERT  Roberts Creek Hall  Sat. Jan. 14 7.30 p.m*  ���eaa_^-L^aiaa_^r?2^fi��??r'<��_8_^^  THE PENINSULA CLEANERS  SCOTT'S SCRAP BOOK  By R. J. 5COTI  BY   CHUCK  TOMPKINS  The Vancouver Sun "Athlete of the Year" award is def-  initiy on of the biggest things  for B.C. sports but I some-"  times wonder about the way  they chcose the person for the  award. *  Last year they, gave the  award, which is supposed to  be for the most outstanding  athlete in B.C., to Terry Tobacco a young man who* may  someday be a runner. All that  Terry Tobacco accomplished  was to be an "also ran" in the  British Empire Games track  features, if this is o<ur most  outstanding athlete then we  are in a good1 position to not  have any in the next few years.  This year will see the usual  group of idiotic nominations  for the athlete of the year arid  unless I miss myi guess here  are a few of them with my  opinions. The first one is un-  doubtly Al Pollard of the  Lions, well Pollard is a fine  athelete: but what did he do  for B.C. The next will be Phil  Maloney and Pat Egan of the  Canucks, and what ,did they  do for B.C. besides make  money for Coley Hall and  thrill a few Vancouver people.  Outsidex^of Vancouver there is  a lot oi,;BCV_n4,I.7;am; sure '  there are people who have  never heard of the Vancouver  Canucks.  Then there is a Mr. A.Stu- .  kus who certainly ma de  enough good copy that he  should get the sportswriters  vote. The will be many more  cf the Lions and the Canucks  and somebody that swam from  Canada to New Zealand and  back and a local boy that ran  a mile in six minutes, these  are  our  outstanding  athletes?  To me there is only one for  '55, a little man with a fighting heart and the knowledge  cf a fine game. A man who  put B.C. on the-tip of everybody's tongue all oyer the  world and also brought the  . Wprld!s VHcckey Championship  back to Canada where it belonged'. That man is. Grant  Warwick of the Penticton V'sl  V/AWUORS  co_i.E_.-r <ft_ SK-US  *Ht> SKIEIOS of  "ftlEIR, VICTIMS  *_��y>v_. _ur.  VA����_3R.  HESSlXH.  A *Arfjyt,_��-  _KH*_>MA>rf _P  *(_SS_.        HESSIAN.  OR. Y_-HAJu  HESSIAH.  *c_Att*.  three stores which he is building at Madeira Park.  Now that the Christmas  holidays are. over large crews.',  of men are back at work  slashing and clearing the right-  ofway for the high tension line  being built to Powell River.  It is hoped that electricity  will be turned on in Pender  Harbour some time in March.  The Garden Bay Beer Parlour has been broken into  twice during the past ten days.  An undetermined number of  cases of beer were stolen;  evidently by someone wishing  to celebrate the Christmas  season.  IS A -V_U*& ft*  & RpttE>rf  7  *���_��  XSSS^SSS^i^^^^^,^^  S?E��ttLMfet> 4lM 4UL  M.J��4_f$ AH*>fil_Su��.  W_tt fORWLti Fftfitt A  SIMPLE. J_<*!-5l  SMALL  BOAT REPAIRS  PRAMS, DINGHYS BUILT  ��� ���>   To Order  D.M. Smith     Sechelt 14M  <��*?���.  Seehelt News Garden Bay  WILL  BE   CLOSED Capt. Kent back  JAN.   30  tO   FEB,   11     Inclusive  For Staff Holidays  Your Co-operation  Will Be Appreciated  Capt. W.A. Kent is back ,on  tlie JOD a* Madeira Park pcist  office, having. .recovered from  an illness which took him off  d'uty late last August.  -. After treatment in St. Mary's  Hospital, Capt. Kent took, a  rest,, and now. reports he is  fit again.  During his absence, he was  relieved by K. Loreritzen of  Pender  Harbour. . ,  BY MRS. A. A. FRENCH  The home of Mr. and Mrs.  Maurice Hemstreet has been  re-modelled and has a nicer  appearence.  Mr. and Mrs. Macdougall  with daughter Faye are in  Vancouver for a short visits  Mr., and Mrs. W. Elliott, old  time residents of West Sechelt,  hav��jnoyed to Vancouver. Mr.  Elliott was/for iifkmxy*yy^axs,,  pastor of the Bethel" Mis_iorr  and' honary chaplain of the  Sechelt Canadian Legion. Mrs.  Elliott was a, valued member  of the L.A. to the Legion.  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Read  with Children Anne, Stephen  and _>__-__ have moved to Seohelt West, Mr. Read: having  purchased the Elliott home.  He is employed by B.C. Power  Commission.  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Billingsley had as guests . Mrs. E:  Cooper and Miss Mary Cooper  b_ Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hansen  are in Vancouver for a few  days.  Mr. and1 Mrs. Carl Peterson  is Back after a vacation in Seattle where they stayed at the  Vance Hotel and visited friends  Back from Seattle also are  Mr. arid Mrs. A. Macklin. V  Newcomers to West Sechelt  are Mr. and Mrs. A. Likness.  Mr. Likness is employed by  Parker and Sim.  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Postlewaite  are in Vancouver.  Mrs. H. Johnson and Mr.  Chris Johnson with Ray, and  Val of Twin Creek visited1 the  Lee; Jhonson's at New Year's  Mr. and Mrs. Lance Stephens  with Craig, Brian arid April,  are visiting Mrs. - Stephen's  parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo.  Gowland.  By Judith Fletcher  Mr. and Mrs. J. Archibald  and family spent Christmas,  week in Vancouver,  ��� Mr. and Mrs. D.. Fielding  and. family have returned to  Pender Harbour from Vancouver where they spent holidays  visiting friends and  relatives.  The many friends of Capt.  Kent will be pleased to learn  that he  has    sufficiently    re-  _ 7e$yered?^^  to resume Kis   'PT>T&--"as VVP^  Master at Madeira Park.  ^ Mr. Don Fulton of Vancou-  v'ver Bay has left for Vancouver where he will    spend    a  month.  Mr. and Mrs. A.. Berrow are  at present1 residing in . Chemainus B.C.  Mr. OJie Sladey has commenced work on a block    of  O.E.S. DRAW  for    a  LOVELY DOLL  42789  Winning Number.  If Not Called For By  .     JAN.    14    '  Ticket Will be Void  Call Mrs: Doris Drummond  Gibsons 38  FOR SALE  SURPLUS   STOCK  Bargain:Trices ������'���  PAINT ��� Marine and House  Galv, Papa & Fitting-  Hardware, Gal*. Boils  And Lag Screws  Ref rig Showcase. Ice and  Counter  Johnston -- Madeira Park  MORE INVENTORY SPECIALS!  Circulating Oil Heaters  .COLEMAN "HAVANA" in 2-Tone Brown or Gray.  37,500 BTIJ, SPECIAL    $67.95  FAWCETT OIL HEATER, in Blending Brown:     $75  Clothes Hampers:   Special  FINE BASKET-WEAVE, White with Black:      $8  SPECIAL DAMP-PROOF FIBRE, Ball Feet:    $14.25  GIBSONS HARDWARE, LTD.  PHONE 33  GIBSONS  printing  onyour lotterhead makes it stand out  THE COAST NEWS  Printing  aliment  can  achieve creative results  will   be   pleasing  moon

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