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 Published   in   Gibsons, B.C.  Volume 9, Number 43  November 3, 1955.  Provincial Library,  _Vi.qtQpia,, B.. C. y  Serving .the_Growing  Sunshine Coast  From   Squamish  to Pender Harbour  With more than 100 Scouts,  Cubs and their leaders and a  like number of adults present  the first district Scout and  Cub rally, was held Oct. 26 in  Roberts Creek Community  Hall.  "Never before have we had  this number    of    Scouts    and  __ , Cubs together," Andrew John-  tbria will visit Gibsons on ston said in his opening re-  Nov.   19 to  addiress' a  public    marks.  ifciiner. The "Woodsworth Mr. Johnston was again  pinner" will be heid in re- elected district commissioner  cpfenition     of     J.S.      Woods-    witn R0n  Mihnion of Seehelt  (inner Nov/1  Arnold Webster, MLA, leafier of the opposition at Vic-  Les Chamberlain, Wilson Creek - "At that time the only act-  Herb Stockwell for Seehelt ive Scout group on the Se-  and Ollvar Dubois with Wimp chelt Peninsula was the 1st  Robinson for Pender Harbour, |Gibscns Group, sponsored by  a large area divided into two -the Kinsmen Club, but.a keen  divisions.  Chairman    for    the interest in the Scout and Cub  at Pender Hfor,  nominating     committee     was  Lome Blain of Gibsonfe.      -   *  The   district    commissioner,  Mr.    Johnston    presented   his  'movement-was expressed from  all community! .centres within  our district.  "Regular monthly    meetings  Pender Harbour's Board of  Trade annual smorgasbord  dinner  and dance at Maderia  report on the    overall    Scout    were held by    the    executive    Park Friday night was a high-  and Cub situation for the dis- committee alternately at   Gib-  trict. Here is his report:    , , sons, Roberts Creek and    Se-  "Our first District    Council .chelt, tx> whioh the good citi-  was formed at an    inaugural -zens who indicated their will-  worth,  national    founder    of treasurer and Harold    Wilson meeting in the Anglican church ' ingness and interest in    form  thfe'.CCF,  who    spent    fcorne ot Gibsons, secretary.    Execu- hall at Gibsons, on Feb.   .12, ing group    committees    were  Shears in Gibsons landing    as tive members    will    be   Bon 1954�� at which time a    rfepre- invited to attend. The results  ��etho^* minister before   he Macklam    for   Port    Mellon, sentative group of people front "were most gratifying.  ���|tyll_s elected to the houfee    of �����^-_*_ *���_��� �����-'������ *-    ��       *-i�� -�� ���'.-j���  _* __.-  *���������_.ii��. *.^���^ ��r_i<mm    ��nm����iHfli��     ��'-<���.  Dick McKibbin   for    Gibsons,    all parts of the  Seehelt Pen-V  Syd feutler for Roberts Creek,    insula was present.  Increased  collection rate Kike  Conimohs at Ottawa. *  The dinner will be, held, in  connection with a conference  tallied, by the provincial executive of the CCF to'   discuss  policy   and , organization    on    th^ southern coast of ^B.C.        x __f)f l&C _______   _Tl9Tfl  HKfSIV   \���� the PTA;.S^t-itfbups;.:?rai   Murdoch.  t>e_e*8te�� will descend    oi*    W V*��^# W %��W--_   ��� ����� +*+  **9+*+ ��� jj      _t*b packs have. by-itbis^time.      Before introducing Mr. Mel  ���Hie Seehelt   .Peninsula    from        Difficulties surrounding  the    of the opinion Gibson, had a    been awarded charters in these    ville    as   chief    speaker    he  MacKenzie,    Lilo<M-t,    and    collection of garbage  in Gib-    good  garbage system; fdr , its    areas. thaiiked all' who  had so  val-  NOTth    Vancouver    Ridings,    sons received another    airing    size compared to othdr places.       "The group committees have!   iantly worked t<J provide the  Group committees.���- were  formed at Wilson Creek, sponsored by the Wilson Creek  Community Club, at Seehelt,  sponsored by the Rod; Vand  Gun Club V and ;ai Roberts  Creek under 'the    sponsorship  ly successful event with some  200 uersons attending, including may visitors from points  along the Sunshine. Coast and  Vancouver area.  At the. head table as   intror  duced byi Royal Murdoch, pres-  board spoke of the tremendous expansion that had taken,  place at Powell Rievt where'  some $58,000,000 had beeir1  spent mainly at the mill since  the end of the. war - and the"  end was not yet in sight, he  added. 1  S.B. Howlett, Seehelt BoardU  of   Trade   president   brought  healthy applause when be sug->  gested as manager of the B.  C. Power .Commission ori the;  .dent of the Board of    Trade peninsula, that Halfmoon ;_Js#  were Andy and Mrs. Johnston, would have power by christ..  Mr. J.R. Melville, president, of 7 mas, Medeira Park by .the end  the B.C. Associated! Boards ;o�� of January, Irvine's    Landing,  Trade; Mr. J. and: Mrs. Mavis, jn Febuary and Kleindale by*  Powell River Board of Trade,  Dr. John  Playfair and    Mrs!  March. ������"'���{  . i Danny Smith, vice-president  of Gibsons Board! of Trade  spoke on the Tourist Association work and how "it distri-1  !buted 25,000 folders iasf year  and some 65,000 this year and?  we are    going    to'  51    remuneration, before the com-   where. We must kee& the vil-    interest evidenced bythe ppyfy^^^c^^nih:   Boards   of       Ed;-Born of We^t Vg^couv^r  \mission_ . lage clean/' he said.    ,        "     themselves is a momxjnent %   Tr^W  5"       After a prolonged discussion       Both Mir. Burn*   and   Mr.    the success and;   growth^ of   Com^  Woodwork's daughter wrote  about Gibsons Landing- in a  ebapter devoted to this local*  .., ��.        Commerce for  yes_*1^  Scouting in our-district. Pro-    plained 'how B6arete7of trade    iy WOrk in cc-<>perat.b-- with^  vincial    Field    Commissioner   weretfce empire bUil^      of  Though the inference .pro- befot* ihe Village Commission He thought citizens Should done a most creditable job in eceilent meal, espe<aaUy Mrs, ^ added "we are come io  ce^swiHbe p^ate- _e at Tue^ay nights nae^ing wake up and use the garbage securing Scout leaders and Jerm6i0^m. Jim Marsh. & ah*fr^Ze Tou rt ya%  pubUcwm be more than wel-    when Mr. Rbcfhes pla^l  his    ^em. "We^m^st aVoid hav-    Cub masters of    the    highest   Hearty applause followed. SLries ?y    JSL   a    reS  X6 ^ J?V:?mn*r   ^P?    Problem, that of ^ insufficient    ing Igarba^ dumped Just; atov-    ealibxe. and th^nthusiasm and,      Mr, MelvilleVip^ke   of   his   .JSS *>r Iou at Sbscms��  held at the Ridgeway    Motel    ^w������wo+,v.r,   h-t^ *>,* ����*��.    -^v,*^   w�� mn��f ..pA fh_ vH-    interest evidenced bv the! bovsr^-^^�� .���4?7-  n _j>    _*. . *9^�� rof^ yau at ytn^ons.  SHning room at 8 p.m.  }n her book "A man to re  m��nber',J    -Grace     Maclnnis,    ^  Rhode6 saidnis Only way    Ritchey said a municipal fear  out was to raise his rates. bage system would result , m  He had about 124 household taxes being doubled cacti'yea"r: JL. Watson^s constant help  and 20 business garbage col- Chairman James Drummond Vend advice has been of ines_  lections in   Gibson",    totalling!   said' it would'be cheaper for    temable value,     v y  144 pickups and grossing $240' the village to subsidise gar�� '- "The immediate ;task before  a month. Seehelt and Selma bage collection-rather than go- the executive committee is  Park provided $138 and the into garbage business itfeelf. assisting Pender Harbour and  rest of the area, mainly unor-        A letter from the attorney-    Port Mellon districts in organiz-  general's department ��� on- the ing Scouting arid Cubbing , in  problem of policing motor ^their areas. We are already  laws was ordered "filed.    The1' '- ,J-1--X--  letter    stated,   the ' complaint��� *'     <Coniimied on Page ^  ganized $132 making a total  ���of $507 a month and of this  amount he could co.unt on an  average of two-thirds prompt  payments monthly.  ween  fairly quiet  - Hallowe'en helps most businesses have clean windows to  siart'ftie' winter,"* if " Gibsons  riiay be cited as an example.  Almost all premises had someone out washing off the soap.  ���������; Serious damage this year,  was committed in but a few  instance's. The smart photo  display case outside the Gibsons Theatre building, property!  of    Gordon   "Ballentine,    was    make no effort    to     organize  British Columbia. People of  British Columbia >vere inclined to brag a bit but the bragging was not like that of! two  youngsters talking together  when" one said his aunt had a  cedar chest to :which the other  replied his uncle had; a wooden leg. Wnen people of today,  bragged abojit British.-.*.-Coliun;.;  bia they, were paying^4ribute;.  any Sunshine Coast Board.  Mr. Murdoch read a letter'  from the premier, arid miri-Stair;  of 'itigb^ys-V'an'd-^Ti-ny''   CJar-  grave; the C.C.P. ��� member  for"  this .constituency,    who    were  unable to attend owing to previous commitments.  When Mr. Murdoch asked"  if anyone else had    anything,  to ^%poffl;<|se7and.'..^iea*  dedL..withv;.^e,,.'p^pip'.' from the��.  made by the Village of    ^iB"'^C^ J /        ;.y-.      V; -, V7'; yy X V"!.--   toVlthe; people iwho had;^- built .Sunshine Coasts to, drive care-,  Mr -^Rhodes * said  'governV'- sons wouldt'^be" refc_T���^*D^H^^��fe-^**fia_^  ...  - -      -     "���'    -    '   ���^���;,n�� l^_P_��_*__i_r:'>::i_��_-_*__ll>_-> '.��� ���'..' '    -    ���.. .������_--������. '-__��� ..-��� ...If-...  ment health authorities insis  ted on certain* places having  frequent garbage pick-ups  which cau_ed Robert IJurns,  village clerk to comment that  the government health authorities insist on certain things  being   ddne  in    villages    but  RCMP but added that because  of the large area the RCMP  covered they could not be expected to be.On hand in Gibsons continually*.  The clerk,1"���������������Mr.' Burns Twas  asked to prepare a brief on  proposed - municipal legisla  tion   as it   affects the village,  arrow escape  ; On Thursday of last week,  Teddy the five year eld :son  of Mr. and Mrs. Strom, nar-"  rowly escaped drowning when  he fell overboard from his  father's fish boat.  Danny,   his    20    year     old  brother saw the  accident and  He mentioned _e phenom-* r West Vancouver. He said    lie7>  inal growth of Vancouver and    lived next to a garage which,"  suggested that - sooner or later    usually: towed    in    theV  cars'  it would: find itself expanding _ wrecked" at  or in the vieinity  on the ^peninsula. if Suicide corned and he wish-  British Columbia was sitting    ed all could see some of those'  thrown  down,  the plate glass    garbage collection facilities-in    for presentation to the Union    divedW'in"^ullv**"clo^ied"''"wi���  door broken,  and  the interior  destroyed.  Totem Realty discovered the  railing along tlie office front  ���was broken into pieces. Howe  Sound Trading Company's  store suffered damage t0. the  awning.  What could have been most  serious, was a road . block  made up of. trees and logs  across the 'Port Me.llpfi'-Road,  just at the North end of the  village of Gibsons. By sheer  luck ��� the first' ftwo drivers to  bump were able to stop without much  harm.  outside   areas with, the  result    of    Municipalities   . committee  that garbage usually found its     for study and incorporation if  way to village dumps.  Commissioner  Ritchey    was  Court of Revision  A court of revision on the  voters list will be held Nov.  15 at 10 a.m. in the Municipal  Hall for the purpose of revising or correcting the list.  Copies of the list are on the  bullttin board at the side of  the United Church and at .the  Municipal Hall office. Ratepayers    should / examine    the  feasible in a general brief on  the proposed legislation to the  provincial departmen'; of mun  icipal affairs. .   ..-  Accounts totalling / $388.73  were ordered paid including  $212.24 for roads, $108.50 for  the water department, $40.71  for the library and $27.28 for  general expences. In connection with the work on the  library $30 was for R.Cv Ritchey who laid tile and filled  in for $30 which was half the  cost, the other $30 being don-  his heavy boots on. Teddy  came up, but Danny had a bit  of difficulty owing to all    his  on top of the world- with his  mighty hydro power resources  and: experienced businessmen  were impressed with the future  of the province and are locking towards increased: secondary industries. First    problem,  cars and learn a lesson tncreby.  The   evening  ended  with   a  dance to the music played  hy  the Mellonaires    .  heavy clothes. He  was finally    he suggested  was  building  up  hauled in with a rope by his  father. Both, are none ' the  worse for their ducking. Teddy was not the.least bit frightened, and said he, "saw a  a'crab down there".  Choraliers date  The     Peninsula     Choraliers  will meet at the Wilson Creek  Hall,   on  Monday,   Nov. .7,   at  Reports  from   Seehelt   area,    list to check whether they are     ated by Mr. Ritchey.  A letter     7.45  p.m.   A  good... attendance  Port Mellon and other places  were about the same as Gibsons.  on the list. There will be an  election for village commissioners in  December.  of thanks will be sent Mr.  Ritchey thanking him for his  generosity.  .  is requested.. This is a change  in the meeting place for this  week.>  Library Week   School space needs outlined  >rary wee  Gibsons will nave the week  of Nov. 14 as an official  Library week. This was decided by the village commission  Tuesdayi night when, the ���'���.���library board asked that a week  . be proclaimed at the same  time as Children's Library  Week  would be heldi  It was moved and seconded  by members of the commis-  sion that in'view of the good  work done by the library  board that a week would be  proclaimed for this special  occasion.  .   Members     of    the     Seehelt  School Board outlined the ex-  known in   B.   C,  and assured  the ratepayers that any build-  D.  tent qf the new school build-    ings  planned  would be  result  . ings required, to be included  in the new bylaw soon to be  presented to the people, when  answering to questions from  'the floor at the annual meeting of ratepayers on Tuesday  evening. N.R. -McKibbin was  chairman."' ,  - Gibsons \Elementaryt School,  an annes of, 3 * classrooms and  a covered play area.  To Seehelt School an activities room arid a hew. 2-room  elementary school at Davis  Bay. y' vV!.-..->'  Pender  Harbour' requires  2  CORRECTION  Mrs.    Stenner,    mother ' of  Richard Stenner who was hurt  when struck by a car on Seehelt    highway    reports    that    more  classrooms  and  a    play  last week's story was not cor-    area",  rect. Elphinstone High School re-  The story as given   to    the ' quires   6 more classrooms,    a  Coast News was that the  lad    special room and a combined  was in the centre of the road  at the time he was struck.  Mrs. Stenner reports he was  on the side of the road and  not the centre.  study-hall  and  lunch "room.  The new inspector, Mr. Thor-  steinsson, said the school  board here was one of the  most    conscientious    he    had  of careful study and absoltely  necessary.  - Mr. Thorsteinsson regretted  that more voters had not turned out there were less than  35, but perhaps that was an  indication of satisfaction with  the .work of the: Board. He  urged all possible support be  given to the board in their  plans for necessary! school accomodation.  A vote of thanks was given  the school board for its work  this past year.  Mr., T Humphries' report of  the year's work outlined the  increase in school students,  12 percent over last year, and  100 percent over 1946 enrollment,, to a present ,1248. Present assessment of the school  district amounts t0 over $12-,  750, 000. *  Representatives for the Gibsons attendance area were  nominated, and Mr. N. Hough,  re-  dis-  the  the  T. -Humphries    and    Mrs.  Wor'fman   were   elected.  Questions were asked concerning the report, the methods  of electing representatives,  and the amount of building  .the Board considered necessary.  Answering a question  garding what had been  covered or " decided ��� at '  Trustees convention in  matter of greater, use by the  public of school buildings,  Mr. Fahrni, who had' attended the Trustees' Workshop,  explained that in many areas  more use was made of the  school buildings by the public  than here. However, he stated, few districts were in the  same position as Seehelt board  which has the School HaU as  well as the high school hall.  He said that in many instances the charges made for an  evening's use of school buildings were up to $85 per night.  Here the charges covered only  actual heating, lighting and  janitor services.  a tourist trade. At present B.C.  has 70 percent of its population in the lower mainland  but the other spaces must be  filled as well, he added.  Royal D. Murdoch was reelected president of the Pender Harbour Board of Trade  with Dr. John Playfair. vice-  president and. Robert H.D.  Hulme as secretary-treasurer.  The executive committee  will include E.E. Garvey, D.  Parkes, J. Dunlop, E.J. Lee,  Norman Lee, J. Gordon J.  Baker, J.H. Marsh, L. Larson  and Mrs. R. Jermain.  Magistrate Andy Johnston  followed Mr. Melville with  the swearing-in ceremony of  Mr. Murdoch as president and  Dr. Playfair as vice-president.  Mr. Murdoch after the swearing-in outlined the work of  the Pender Harbour Board of  Trade over the last three years  and the, items he mentioned  included improved communications and living standards,  power extention and the need  for improvement in phone service which he said was likely  to come next year. There was  a road now'on both sides of the  harbour, he said, referring  badk to the water trips necessary to visit someone on the  other side; policing had been  increased, a bus shelter bad  been- placed at Madeira  Park  PTA Friday  conference  Everyone    on    the    Seehelt1  Peninsula    interested    in    the  education     and    welfare     of ���  youth is. inviied to attend the  regional    conference    of    the  British   Columbia    Parent-Teachers Association.at Gibsons on  Nov.   4,     Mrs     Alice    Hough,,  president  of the  Seehelt  PTA  Council announces.  The evening session, which  starts'" at 8 p.m. should be of.  special interest. Mrs. A. Young  one cf the out-of-town speakers, will discuss "Newer Trends  in Education". This will be.  introduced by a. musical interval by the School Orchestra, and will be followed by a  general discussion period.  Mrs. Harper, treasurer of  the Federation, will be speaking in place of Mrs. Krag,  who is unable to��   attend.  This is the first time the  Peninsula has played host to  the Provincial PTA, and Mrs.  Hough reports the whole program will be a lively and interesting one.  85th birthday  Mr. Chuck Winegarden, one  of Gibsons oldest residents,  will celebrate his 85th birth-  and support had been given day on Saturday. To celebrate  Egrhont people for the road to    he says he will walk down to  that point.  Mr. Mavis, representing the  Powell River Board said it  was the second meeting he  had attended at Pender Harbour and looked forward to  a Visit from Pender Harbour  members. Floyd    North,    vice-  the village and have lunch at  the Kumagen Cafe.  Chuck often takes the trip  down the hill to the dock,  hoping the police boat will pe  in, with his son aboard. His  son, who lives at Powell River, is on of the crew on    the  president of the Powell River    R.C.M. Police boat. .;_*;  > ���. / rv -'*. *%  2  ���  Coast News Nov. 3,  1955  .*  Wxt (��oast'Mews'  �� ,  Published  fay   Seehelt  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 Department* Ottawa  Rates of Subscription:  12 mos. $2; 6  mos. $1.2-5; 3 mos. 75c  United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year. 5c per copy  ERS to EDITOR  A policeman's lot is not an 'appy one. -  So runs a song in Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance.  When the policemen,  two  of them have an  area extending  'from Port Mellon to Roberts Creek, including Gambier, Bowen  and Keats Islands,  traffic control in one specific spot is just  one of the headaches on. their long list.  What can be done about it. Well tlie populace can help by  staying out of trouble, .by observing traffic laws, thereby, relieving the police of various unple-asent" duties they have to  perform. Policemen, whether RCMP or any other type of  police, do require, some hours of-sleep."  It would appear that.no matter what the local constabulary  do., it will not be right.. If they-are, one at Port Mellon and  the other at Roberts Creek, on some investigation and something crops up somewhere between" those* two points, they are  supposed -to be Johnny-on-the -spot;" gathering /pertinent data  immediately.     ��� -.'���������'. ' ...  They are usually not too 'far behind .occurrences v but to expect two men to cover this large territory . and be everywhere  and be everything at the precise correct, moment, is something,  beyond the powers of any" policeman.   . . ..������.-   ...  They coiil'd  be l-elieyed'of pettyi matters if tolerence is observed. This 'should not be taken tq. n_e_m -.the.. ferry- ��� parking  problem is petty. It is not. If the RCMP_;are. caught shirking-,  their duty' their life would decidedly be "not an 'appy one."  Tiie ease of IMr. -Stcikiis'- -.';  Great' hubbub fs being faisect over the filing, of Ann-is Stukus  by directors1 of the B.C." Lions' "football club. ..While no. attempt,,  will be made "by Tlie Coast;' News 'to adjudication the-,.mer-its  or demerits of the case, some salient facts pf a.similar c^se will-  be  presented. 7 *���*������' ' .    . ..-..:,  Mr. Stukus has, or had, the type..<cf a .job few men would-  care to tackle. He.must.produce a winning team.; Against himv  he has. four' other', men, with .the., exact same instruction. Now  they canhe't. all win."At theVend of tlje average football season  the axe is wielded by durctors of teams, that do not finish in  the playoffs..Mr.. Stukus was one .of ihe victims-of; the end-of-  season axe.. .  ...., ...   -. ���..���'     ���*.,       -;.'   -:-������'���    ���    *   -������'���'  The British. Columbia Lions can be regarded as the wealthiest team in the football" (as it is so ineptly called)' league. It  should have a good team, and a winning-- one;' too:      '"  Possibly som^ people can  recall * the fanious7 Dobber of the  Saskatchewan Rougtiriders. He took a bunch of cripples down  to a Grey7 Cup game, did his best, got flicked then came home.  The home-coming verged on hysteria by the fans in Regina. A '  huge mass meeting was held in* the largest auditorium available and Glen Dobbs along wiith his team were given a wel-  eome that, was astounding. He could have become lieutenant-'  governor mayor, president of   any   organization   or   robbed   a  bank with impunity that night. He was an idol. '   .  Two years later he was forgotten.  Xife is brief o-n today's football teams.  ��� Annis Stukus is no exception. The  guess  most people may  have is that Stukus will -remain fired in spite of the hubbub.  MAIL .  DELIVERIES  Editor: Today we on R.R.1  Gibsons, were notified from  the P. O. Dept. Vancouver,  that from Nov. 1st we shall  receive   our   mail   daily. ...  While this has been suggested to the P.O. Dept. Ottawa  before, it never got beyond  that stage,; until Mr. Bert  Dadswell took the matter up  some weeks ago," and ! with  the assistance of Mr. Haistea,  and many others, he "obtained  many signatures on R.RV ; i;  requesting a daily delivery,  this Ottawa has granted, very  many thanks for your effort  Mr. Dadswell and helpers, also many thanks to Mr.Hal-  stead, largely through your  efforts last year, in obtaining  the first two group mail boxes  serving twenty Headlands residents.'  Rural Router.  * * * .      , '  ;f.<  MOTOR ACCIDENTS-   \  " Editor: It "is    only   Myr:,.-,.th.e  ���grace of God that'   we-have  ���'��� not had a   number ! of ��� people  killed or maimed on the    Seehelt highway in recent years.  The killing of John J.   Davis  on  Oct.- 21    by    an.    xinkown  driver  (let' us hope    that    he  -will be fbttrid) directs attention  to the -dangers' on this partic-  ���ular highway'because of crazy  fool driving- on'the -" part' ..of  ��� ���those hurrying'"'to    catch    the  ��� Black   Ball  ferry    and.  upon  occasions, lack  of  care    upon  ��� the part   of the  pedestrians.  -Those    that   'have'.' to    walk,  .should endeavour;'to remain on  ��� the' side of th'e;'-tqad, off '.'��� the  motor traVelled highway, if  walking at night:and wearing  . dark clothes tliey'should darry  a -torch' or some' *"light object,  even a newspaper, so that .  they can be readily observed  by auto ' and truck drivers.  The blackouts in Great Britain during War II taught  many things in safety to pedestrians who travelled the  highways, as the writer can '  confirm.  If it can be'proved that any  - driver/who Vrriaims^ or! kills, a  pedestrian, was exceeding^Vthe  speed limit to any extent at?  all, he should be- heavily .punished and have his license  . suspended for a lengthy period.  The police cannot be on the  spot at all times, and' speeding '  takes place when they are  not around. A positively dangerous spot is the lower part  of the Seehelt Highway  lead-  Four civilizations unearthed in north  Traces of what may well  Xiave been the oldest known  civilization in the Canadian  north were uncovered this  stG_nner in the Yukon Territory, just 20 miles from the  Arctic Ocean. The archaeological find, which produced  tools and implements of four  civilizations hitherto unknown  in the Canadian north, was  made by a party headed by  Dr. Richard S. MacNeish,  chief archeaclogist with the  National  Museum   of   Canada.  In announcing the find, the  Hon. Jean Lesage, Minister of  'Northern Affairs' and National  Resources, termed! it one* of  the most significant archaeological discoveries ever made  in Canada.  The archaeological party,,  in an area 600 by 1,200 feet  Uncovered traces of nine differ-  . e_t civilizations. Four of the  civilizations were not known  lo have existed in the Canadian north. One of them may  ���well be the oldest so far discovered anywhere on the northern  part  of  this coitinent.  Many of the 8,000 artifacts  are identical in design and concept to others which have  been unearthed in eastern  &sia. They would seem to  give further substantial evidence that there was a considerable influx of people and  ideas from eastern Asia to  this continent, via the Bering  Straits.  Dr. MacNair related how he  and an Eskimo guide had  stumbled upon the find last  year, almost by accident. A  cursory examination of the  site was enough to convince  Dr.   MacNeish  that it    would  yeild rich  archaeological treasures.  ��� A  party  of     11,     including  eight Eskimos,   an    archaeolo-'  gical student from  Iraq, who  ' had been sent by his government to receive training in  Canada, Dr. MacNeish and  his wife, an ethnologist, flew  to within two miles of the site  this summer. After marking  out an area 600 by 1,200 feet  they began their search. .  "It soon became obvious",  Dr. MacNeish said, "that this  had been a sort of Grand Central station of the north where  everybody stopped, we uncovered hundreds of implements made of bone and stone  scrappers, arrow heads, and  flakers. We also unearthed a  considerable quantity of pottery, some of which may be  connected with Siberian archaeological cultures 3,000 to  5,000 years old. #  "However,  our  most    interesting discovery was made, in .  the     permafrost,"    Dr.     Mac-  1 Neish added. "We had found  a number of implements belonging to the oldest civilization known to have \existed in  northern North America. Then,  under a layer of clay, several  inches below these artifacts,  we found 10 excedingly crude  stone implements, obviously  from an even earlier civilization."  .As yet it has not been possible to determine the approximate age of the, discoveries  made in the perma-frost. However, carbon 14 tests will be.  made later to .establish the  period in which the imple-  *were used. In carben  14 tests  . by measuring ��� the radioactivity of carbon with artifacts, it  is possible to determine their  approximate age.  The location of the discoveries was on the banks of the  Firth river at a place that  bad obviously been a cariboo  crossing for eerrturies. A small  rock "hill, an ideal observation  spot for hunters, and the most  prominent rise on the coastal  plain for miles, lay immediately to the east of the plateau whioh contained the artifacts V ,  During almost two months  of digging this summer, the  party was constantly beset  with raging winds, fog and  snowstorms. Their.'camp was  flattened1 on three occasions.  Dr. MacNeish stressed that  they had dug only a minute  portion of the area "It is undoubtedly filled with many  times tlie number of' artifacts  we have been able to recover  so far," he said. "It will be a,  rich site \ possibly the richest  in ihe north - for many years  to come, and should prove of  the utmost importance in tracing the early cultures, that  lived in our country."      y-  Some of the pottery recovered try Dr MacNiest is different to any other yet found  in the new world, although  similar pieces have been unearthed in .. eastern . Sibria.  Other pieces of pottery are similar to some previously found  in southeastern Manitoba, Ont-  tario and Quebec.  In spite of the fact that the  early civiliations which lived  on the banks of the Firth  River had been relatively  dose to the ocean no imple-  mnts were found which would>  suggest that they had utilized  the sea for food.  ing to the ferry wharf, where  there is a nasty bend on the  road near the telephone office.  Time aft.gr time auto drivers have come down this hill,  at totally unwarrented speed,  not only dangerous to themselves, but to people in ihe  vicinity, in their idiotic ��� hurry .  to catch the ferry. Years ago,  when I had some connection  with municipal affairs in a  Vancouver Island municipality, we were compelled to set  police traps to ��_aieh. these  irresponsible people,, a procedure- that succeeded, in part,  in bringing the effences under  control.  However, where any citizen  observes the law being. broken in this regard, he should  try and obtain the licence  number, and if he has a witness, lay a charge with the  local police.  Robert MacNicol.     -  *���   *   *  ���    THE EGMONT. STORY  Editor: A friend sent, me  by mail a copy of _.'The. .Coast-  News, my! first, through'which  I was not a little delighted  to. go back into old times,��even,  if. many colorful, characters  were omitted from the; story.  . I wonder, if" Bill ;'Griff ith  knows -w-iat he missed by not  attending that Jeryis Inlet  School? At. any rateyipat 'Igaist-  five of his brothers and sisters  fared not too badly under-the  care of. that first. . teacher,  Miss Vera A. Ch'astney .!'writ-!  er of this letter.   ....     ...     ..-  ..had. opened the tiny school  at St. Vincent's'Bay in ,1.922,  .taught for three;.years .there,  then left for. a., vacation in  Europe of some months duration. ' Hearing that a new  school was being; built across  from the store at Egmcnt, I.  "moved in" and waited, till  the "bee-- had completed . the ���  building, .then started, in to  tame what rumours . painted  as the "wildest^ bunch of humans in  existence.  As per Bill Griffith's story,  only the��� Vaughan children  lived near the school, .-all  others at that time came by  row-boat. Many a time I begged: them not to venture out  in rough weather but nothing  could stop them. Scone times  the boats far dut^ in the channel would disappear in the  trough of the waves, but in  the end the grand little crews  would reach land and we  would make our long trek  through the woods together,  this as a protection from certain cougars roaming the district, and what yarns ' the  batchelors told me about the  proper modes of action, in case  one ever took a fancy for humans. "Throw him your coat,  or give him your cat, that  will hold him up for a few  minutes!", etc.  Anyone remember ' the  schcol at this time of the,  year brightened with huge  yellow maple leaves, and the  use of yellow chalk to help  those dark days along? Anyone remember bouncing    and  Christmas  Cards?  We have  a new  bursting colored balloons on  a Friday afternoon,- or the time  the place caught fire and  most everyone. preferred- to  stand around and watch the  fun (and what red-blocded\kid  wouldn't?) instead of hitting  the trail best part of a quarter  of a mile to the spring for  water to douse it? Well, it's  .nice to reminisce.  Life there was good. I'have  since taught in cities near  and as far as Hawaii before  the days of planes, but never  have I been-treated with greater kindness and never shall I  forget .the three years, spent .  among my Egmont friends^.  That was a long time ago, but  when Christmas rolls around  again I shall'indeed- be. disappointed if I do not, as usual  received the good wishes of  those friends to brighten my  Okanagan orchard home.  7 With best wishes to all the  old-timers, ..��� ;���  7 ;-(Mrs.)  Vera  A.   (Chasteney)  Basham,-2127    Upper  ��� Bench t  Rd., Pentictcn,  B.C.  JOHN J. DUNKIN  Doctor of Optometry  906  Birjks  Building."  VANCOUVER, B.C.  -���<;*;'���.  IALL FORTUf  will pass through your hands  in the next few years. - How,  much, of it.Will _you l^p?  You can save, a substantial;  amount with the aid of an-  Investors Plan. For full de- r  tails contact your Investors:  representative: .,.. \  Write or Phone  NEVILLE ASTLEY  District Manager  503-640   W.  Hastings  Phone   Marine   5283  Vancouver 2,  B.C.  ^_��  iS3  New Modern Home  SECHELT AREA  Contact Coast News  NOTICE  A public hearing will be held in the Gibsons School  , Hall at 1 p.m. on Monday November .7, 1955, regarding the  matter  of  the  Gibsons  Resident  Loggers'  Association application for a Land Use Permit for the  purpose of dumping and booming logs in Shoal Bay.  '   ��� \' ;'v'v:'V;;r.: -v../" -   ���...  v"v':"'"..' r:'Vv*  AH organizations or individuals desiring to present  submissons* at this hearing are requested to communicate their intention to the Land Commissioned  Court House, Vancouveras soon as possible.       ,  E. W. BASSETT,  Deputy Minister of Lands.  Department of Lands and Forests,  Victoria, B.C.  Who Pays For  Advertising  ?  at varied  0  prices  The Coast News  ���NOT the newspaper reader, because he  saves both time and money by sliopping  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 hundreds of firms who profitably invest hundreds of thousands of dollars in newspaper  advertising! -.-yy  EVERVLINE OF ADVERTISING  IN THE PAPER IS PAID FOR BY  THE FELLOW WHO  DOESN'T ADVERTISE!  'fhe 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!  (Reprinted from Editor & Publisher  magazine  August 9,  1952 issue.)  _��'���- ------i_--- |ir-nm��- PTA DELEGATE  X Mrs.. CF. Haslam will    re-  Vpresent    the    Roberts    Creek  V PTA at  the Regional   conference at Gibsons on    Nov^- 4  ���She will also attend the Tal  ent'Night Committee meeting  on Oct. 26.  Mrs.   K.  Pearson   and  Mrs.  R.  McSaveney will    represent  the PTA at the council meeting scheduled for Nov. 8 at  Secheli  _c**_^"  It Won't Be Long Now!  Chris's Variety Shoppe  Phone Seehelt 96  Business arid  Professional  ACCOUNTING SERVICE 7'  ".-' peninsula:  1 accounting service  All  Types of Accounting  ; Problems Expertly Attended  ���;.'!   Village Enterprises Bidgv  j: .    Seehelt-   ..-.     ..,.-:'  Office Open 9  a.m.���-5 p.m.  .^V," ������'    Daily '  f   ���',    Phone Seehelt 98F,:,-  !i       P.O. Box 38, Gibsons  BICYCLES,   BABY-BUGGIES  !   "SECHELT   CYCLE  Bicycles New & Reconditioned  . Repairs '��� to All- Wheeled Goods  Saw Filing  ' Lawn Mowers  Sharpened  Phone Seehelt 95M  BUILDING SUPPLIES s  GIBSONS  BUILDING    SUPPLIES  LTD.  "WE    CARRY   THE   STOCK"  Phone Gibsons 53  BULLDOZING  BUILDING    BULLDOZING  CONTRACTING  Ran  Vernon,   R.R.   1,   Gibsons  Phone   26Q  CLEANERS  PENINSULA    CLEANERS  Cleaners  for  the   Seehelt  . Peninsula  !"?!������.��� Phone:  Gibsons   100  PLUMBING !  MARSHALL'S  PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons  134, 104 or 33  RADIO  RICHTER'S   RADIO ��� TV  SALES and SERVICE  Speedy, Guaranteed Work  -    SALES ON EASY TERMS  Phone SECHELT 6  Notary Public  Legal   Documents    promptly  attended i'o  W.J.   (Jack)  Mayne.  Phone  24.   _     _    Seehelt   B.C.  GIFT STORE  Notions���Cards���:Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  ���THRIFTEE    STORES  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, BC-    V' '  ; Headquarters For Wool.  ELECTRICAL  WORK      ^~~~  Home.'and. Industrial Wiring  ",'"'.'..      Electrical  Heating 1?i  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  ...Phone 130. ;  ���  Authorized  GE  Dealer  Radios/Appliances, TV Service  WIRING ~.  Commercial &  Residential  -  Electric  . Space Heating  Anywhere on the Peninsula  PARKER and SIM  ELECTRIC  barker's   Hardware  Seehelt 51 ��� 75K Evenings  MACHINISTS "  HILL'S   MACHINE    SHOP  .       Mobilized  Welding  Welding Anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert    Tradesmen  Precision    Machinists  PKone  54  Residence   152  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Insure  yourself against  Fire'  by having your  chimney swept.  L. SMITH  GIBSONS  20X  FURNITURE ~  C and S SALES, SERVICE  Agents  For  Propane Gas  Combination  Gas Ranges  Sales   and  Installations  Free- Estimates  Electric and Gas Hot Plates  FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS '  Phone 30G.'-Seehelt  REFRIGERATION  REFRIGERATION  SALES and SERVICE  Commercial ���-Domestic  25 Years' Experience  A. M.  CAMPBELL  SECHELT 83Q  BY   PHYLLIS  M.   HODGSON  The Rt.  Rev.  G.P.    Gower,  bishop  of    New    Westminster  was an    overnight    guest    of"  Canon and Mrs. H.U. Oswald.  Mrs. Ed. Anderson has returned from a holiday in "England, and is now settled in  the suite beneath Gibsons  Hardware store.  Mr. land Mrs E.L. Baker  left Saturday for Calgary to  attend the wedding of their  daughter. Leslie to Mr. John-  Miles of Calgary. The marriage will take place Nov. 26.  Mr. and Mrs. John Atkinson  left Monday) to spend the winter in the city.  Miss Esther Latimer from.  Penticton is spending a couple  of weeks, in her home on Seehelt Rd.  Mrs. Norfieldi from Ohilli-  wack is visiting her-daughter  Mrs.  John   Wood.  Mr. and Mrs. F.J. Fish were  .guests of Mr.  and Mrs; Main-7  waring.  Mrs. Kay McKay has bought  the Monro home in Granthams.  Mr. and Mrs. Brakstad have  moved into the Cameron home  in the. bay.  7     Mr,- and Mrs.   Narron  with '  their two children have moved  to ^Gibsons and    are    staying  with Mrs!   ,Narron's   "mother,  Mrs.  H.  Briggs.  ���   Mr. and Mrs. Charles Strom ���  Jr.  have  bought   the 'Sargent  home" on Goreham Ave.  Mr. and* Mrs.    T.L.    Davey  were  in Vancouver ' to    visit  their son e A/B    Rex    Davey  who    was    aboard    H. M. C. S." :  Athabaskan when  she docked   '  with Princess Royal. �����' ���  "Mr.  andi Mrs.'   O'Shea    are  now living fin Port: Mellon.  Mrs." William Woof was in  Vancouver a few days visiting  her daughter.  Mrs.1 W.B.    Boucher    is    in  'Victoria fo'r. a'couple of weeks.  '���"���"Mr. 'and  Mrs'.' Iftanda'    have   -������  moved into.the Vivian Block.  O/S    Ian    Cattahack    left  Oct.  29. .to '��� rejoin .. .his.   ship ..  H.M.C7SV Sussexvale which, is-   .  scheduled for    maneuvers'   jn    ���  southern waters. ���/ y .���;-,. ..-.,;���;: ---v.'..  Dh Anderson is a patient iri.  Vancouver    General    Hospital    7  where he "underwent/ a second  eye operation..  A pleasent ' afternoon was  spent when Mrs. W..Haley entertained a few friends at tea.  Bishop visits  Pender Harbour  Ori Sunday, Oct. ' 23, the  Bishop of New Westminster  diocese paid a pastoral visit  to Pender Harbour, and administered the sacraments ���' of  baptism, confirmation and1  Holy communion in St.'Mary's  chapel. .  'The congregation ,-will long  remember the quiet solemnity  and warm friendliness of those  services of Christian faith,  witness arid fellowship Before driving back to town  Bishop Gower visited the patients in St. Mary's hospital.  Miss Fannie I.    Grant    has  returned from an extensive  European tour. Since leaving  Gibsons in March, some of the  countries she visited were Holland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and France. In  England Miss Grant bought a  car in which she travelled the  English country side, enjoying  the best summer weather in  years.  A delightful evening was  had at the home of Mrs. Fletcher when a number of friends  gave a miscellaneous shower  in honor of Miss Elsie Cuth-  bert previous to her marriage  to Alfred, Fletcher. The,many  gifts were attractively arranged: in a large flcral basket.  Gifts spilling out of a gayly .  decorated parasol was the  novel arrangement at a miscellaneous shower held at the  home cf Mrs. Hardy in honor  of Miss Ruth Brumbaugh whose  marriage to> Glen Hatchard  takes place Nov. 12.  Mrs. J. Drummond Senior,  won the door prize at the Legion Bazaar with ticket No.  22.  Leper movie  There will be.. two showings  of a moving picture On "Life  in a Leper Colony," one at  Port Mellon the other at Seehelt.  The Port Mellon showing  will take place Nov. 8 in the  Community church. The Seehelt showing will take place  , Nov. 9 at Bethel Baptist  church.  This picture will be shown  under the auspices of the Mission to Lepers of which Miss  G. Ament 3094 W. 28th Ave.,  Vancouver, is the B.C. representative.  Coast News Nov.  3  1955      3  Selma Park  A  successful  rummage sale  was held in  the    Community  hall Oct. 29 which netted over  $50. This was turned over to  the  Seehelt Fire    brigade    in  appreciation of  their  efficient  service to  Selma park  in. the  past.  VON  BOARD  MEETING" -,  A board meeting of the Victorian Order of Nurses will be  he^d Wed. Nov. 9, starting at  8 p.m. in Selma Park Hall.  fern.? Cbvsro?  -P.  You risk  loss  unless yovt  are fully covered by Fire  and Casualty insurance.  See that you have  Complete Protection.  N. Richard McKibbin  INSURANCE  Phone 42 Gibsons/ B.C.  Over 20 Years  pf Insurance Experience  ���_ -  -_r~r_r_-*_��H-  "He's had his head in the clouds  since fie started buying his Canada Savings Bonds."  Mrs. J   G. Bates  Mrs. J.G. Bates, 84 passed  away at her home on Oct. 28.  Well known in the district,  she came as a visitor for many  years, Finrially moving from-  Vancouver some four years  ago.  Born in Oakland, she moved  to Victoria with her family  as "a young girl,, and then to  Vancouver the year following  the big fire. After graduation  she enrolled as the first pupil  of the first business college  in Vancouver; later to marry  its .founder and teacher, John  A.  Bates.    ' '.'���'.  Besides 'her daughter, Mrs*  J. Galliford' with .whom she  made her home she 'leaves  two" ^grandchildren,' Mrs; Wm.  Boyte, North Vancouver " and  Ralph Galliford, Vancouver,  two great grandchildren, John  and Betsy Bcyte, and her sister Mrs. M.H. Whitworth,. Roberts  Creek.  .Burial was in Surrey Centre cemetery, Oct. 31, following services at St. Bartholomews Church Gibsons, Rev.  H.U. Oswald officiating. Graham Funeral home was in  charge.  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SUPPLY  COLD WEATHER COMFORTS  SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCED  2-Heat Water Bottles 1W $2J  A COOLER SIDE ��� A WARMER SIDE. $3.50        * -     .���  Hot Water Bottles  ALL DIFFERENT COLORS ��� PRICED FROM $1.29' TO $4.25  ''Jewel" Electric Blankets   Iff |21.Si1;  C.S.A. APROVED��� ONLY A FEW LEFT. REG. $29.95  Special  on  Platform Bathroom  Scales:   Reg.   $10  -   Now  $7.95  mmsmsmmimmmmxmi^m^mssmm^^mmmm^^i  agmuBBBBmamMtiuima&mBBaam t  BY MRS. A. A. FRENCH  Mrs Madelaine August, wife  of Joseph August, and one of  the most colorful- personalities  . in the Indian Village, passed'  away on Oct. _!3, and was  buried in the Seohelt Indian  Reserve. She was 63 years of  age, and a native cf the Village. Besides her husband,  Joseph, she leaves five daughters, Miss Amanda August,  Mrs, Sarah . Paul, Mrs. Moses  Billy, Mrs. Sam Johnson and  Mrs. Esther Gulbranson; two  sons Joseph Jr., and George,  and 18 grandchildren.  The Rev. Fr. Nolan officiated at the service.  The Seohelt Ladies Auxilli-  ary to the Seehelt Legicn Br.  140, recently entertained members from all over the Peninsula at a luncheon at which  the guest speaker was Mrs. L.  Breedon fifth vice president of  the Provincial  command    and  MURDOCH'S  MARINE SUPPLSES  KEEPS UP WITH  SEASONAL CHANGES  FOR THE  Commercial Fisherman  GEAR  CLOTHING  FOODS  PENDER   HARBOUR  Phone 3F  AUTUMN WEATHER  calls   for  NEW  FALL CLOTHING  for FISHERMEN  H AS S A Js^S  Pender Harbour  Carres a Full Line of  Rubber CfotftinK.  JACKETS, BOOTS  '���������"-��� etc.:   '���"  GROCERIES  Phone 11 U  Pender  Harbour  zone commander. Vancouver  guests were.Mrs. Myrtle Dor-  man and Madge Preston Harris first secretary of the L.A.,  and secretary of Ex-Service  Wemen.  From Pender Harbour, Mrs-  F. Flynn and Mrs. M. Joss  attended; from Gibsons, R.  Grey, L. Sargent, N. Johnson,  S. Earle, W. Skellett, D, Crowhurst, J. Daves, V. Wilson, N.  Lawson, E. Green, and A"  Trigg; Roberts Creek was represented by IL'.S. Cope, E.M.  Hall, M. Reid, M. Long, W.E.  Tredigar, D.E. Davidson, M.C.  Harboard, O. Skinner, J.  Hughes, M. Mortimer, D.  Manns, M.  Campbell.  Seehelt members were: M.  Holroyd, Mrs. H. Roberts, A.  Batchelor, A. French, D. Erick  son, F. Turner, E. Uttley, A.  Ritchie, I Biggs, I. Elliott,  M. Livesay, J. Peterson and  J.  Lucken.  Seventy children attended  the supper anl entertainment  at the Hallowe'en party sponsored by the St. Hilda's Sunday School, last week.  , Prizes were given for fancy  costumes, there was a showing  of films by Mr. Ralph. Johnson, Mrs. Tommy Lamb played  the piano and Canon Oswald  spoke to the  children.  Mr. and Mrs. Harboard were,  judges of the costumes and:  awarded prizes to Dale Billingsley and Wendy, Peter  Hemstreet, Teddy Gee, Ann  Lang, Sharon Stewart, Sus-  anne Taylor, Danny Smith and  Jeannie Whitaker. .  Ice cream and cookies in  quantity were consumed, and  all enjoyed the party/ convened  by the DePencier Evening  Circle.  Mr. Frank Martin of loca,.  husband of Mrs. Elsie Martin  who has frequently been a  soloist in the Mission Church  in Seehelt, died recently in  the Royal Columbian hospital.  He, in his early fifties, leaves,  besides his wife, three daughters and one.son. ;Mrs_TMartin  is ^a sister of Mrs Walter Mc-  kiSSOCk.        ,--���,,,.- ..:.:���<:;.������:;;.'���';.  -The West Eftid; Social Club  metvtfit the home of Mr.'Coffee. Cards and music.wfefe'enjoyed ;by the. jnany. members.  Captain and; Mrs. Invar Haas  were recent visitors with Mr.  and Mrs. V.F. Dunn and .Mr.  and Mrs. Teddy Osborne.  wsttoe(gca.  4      Coast News Nov. 3,   1955  iiS3S����fe;. *c-����pse=--  Oddfellow  & Rebekah  Emblems  SIGNET RINGS  DINNER RINGS  EAR RINGS  .WATCHES.  BRACELETS  MARINE  MEN'S WEAR  Phone Gibsons 2  ��s?-r---<5s__es-r-Tr��^g6ig?i -  STEP BY STEP,. telephone engineers are, path testing the difficult B.C. section of the world's longest microwave radio relay  system. Comparable in significance .to Canada's first transcon.  tinental railway or telephone line, the microwave' chain will  provide television channels and additional long distance telephone circuits over a 3800 mile route from.-Vancouver to Sydney, N.S. Leapfrogging from mountain tc mountain, telephone  forces in B.C. are blazing a trail for construction of appxoi-  mately 12 relay stations, including steel towers and antennas  between Vancouver and, the Alberta border. Engineers have been  using portable towers (upper left) for path testing ir_ B.C. The  towera come in eight-foot sections, and in many cases, have  had to be packed in on four-wheel drive vehicles or on foot  where roads had not been put through to the proposed. sites.  Most B.C. sites are above the 4500-foot level, and the Morissey  Ridge site (above), near Fernie, is 7500 feet. The going is rough  where tower sections are brought? in on foot (upper right)-.Access roads (lower pictures) are beiag-:;buUdozed ;iur>; rugged  /mountain sides to clear the way for transport of towers and  a ssoci^led Veqi^iprnent. ,-  .' ! KX  Black Ball shortens time  ;...,..      ....     :r,'���.Vi      ���!"���:�����. .,.    .. -,   | '    . ......  on ifib to P#weH River  Br; Haf ley Aride^sori  Naturopathic Physician  GIBSONS  Back on Duty Nov. 7  PHONE GIBSONS 87R  We are featuring  Rogers ftfafestic T-V  This lovely model  in Walnut at  $259.95  in Mahogany or Oak at  $269.95  XT* wide-angle screen  Built-in antennae  with Rabbit-Ears is  highly satisfactory  in most areas.  ROGERS MAJESTIC  MANTLE MODEL, 17"  All sizes and models available.  See our handsome little Mantle Radio by .Rogers  Jdeal for Kitchen, Bedroom, Office or Ben!     $29.95  PHONE 33  GIBSONS  Adjustment" of the,. Black  Bali ferry service across .Jervis Inlet to provide"'��� faster  through travel, service to and  from Vancouver and .the: -Ppwr*  ell. .River !area! went; into ef-;  feet Nov. 1," I.D. Birse, 7 vice  president of Black Ball -Terries,   Ltd.,  has announced.  Black Ball's ferry schedule  of seven round trips across  Howe Sound between Horseshoe Bay at West Vancouver  and Gibsons en the Seehelt  Peninsula  remains, unchanged.  The entire trip between  Horseshoe Bay and Saltery  Bay, including driving time  between ferry terminals at  Gibsons and Earl Cove, may  be made in a total of four  hours and 15 minutes in either  direction under the new Black  Ball schedule. Travel time will  be reduced by about 40 minutes.  Commencing Nov. 1, Black  Ball departures southbound  from Saltey Bay across Jervis Inlet to Earl Cove are  daily at 5:55 a.m., 8:35 a.m.,  12:15 p.m., 4:35 p.m., 7:10 p.m.  and 10:40 p.m. The trips at  5:55 a.m., 8:35 a.m., 4:35 p.m.  "and 7:10 p.m. offer through  connections for Vancouver at  Gibsons,, allowing .two hours  driving time from Earl Cove  to Gibsons. These trips arrive  at Horseshoe Bay at 10:05 a.m.  12:45 p.m., 8:45 p.m., and  11:20 p.m.  Four of the seven northbound trips leaving Vancouver  daily for Gibsons offer connections, for the through trip  to Saltery Bay and Powell  River. "These leave Horseshoe  Bay at 7:35 a.m., 10:15 a.m.,  8:15 p.m: and 8:55 p.m. These  trips arrive in Saltery Bay,  again allowing two hours driving time between the ferry  terminals, at 11:50 a.m., 2:30  p.m.,. 10:30 p.m., and 1:10 a.m.  Northbound service across  Jervis Inlet will provide daily  departures from Earl Cove for  ���Saltery _5ay; at 7:15 a.m., 10:  45 am., 1:^5 p.m., 5:45 p.m.,  9:25 ��p;Wi. ' and ���.. 12:05 a.m.  Crossing time is.   about    one  ���ThOuT and five minutes.  -JL_!  G.   Wartnaby  George Wartnaby, 78, of  Gibsons died suddenly at his  home Sunday ' morning Oct.  23. He is survived by his wife,  Norah Irene of Gibsons. For  years before his retirement, Mr.  ' Wartnabji was an inspector of  the London Passenger Trans'  port Board. He moved to Gibsons a few years ago.  He leaves two sons, George  and Joseph and two.grandsons  in England, Keith; and,Peter  also a (laughter, Hazel, /Mrs.  Voisin and &    grand-daughteri  ��� Odette in vNorth Vancouver  and   formerly    ofx. West View,  v!.,!Mri. Wartoab^ in the  '^r;Wair^nd with rther.^i-  :'���������'��� tfesiet Regiinent in: Vj^orlldt! !War  One.' !He was an air-raid Jwar*-  den in World War^ Two. T)ie  funeral was helcl 7l-iiirs., Oct.  27 from St. ! IBarthbloniew's  Anglican church," Gibsons With  Rev.; H.U. Oswald ' officiating.  Burial: was made- in Seaview  cemetery!-with Canadian Legion honors.  BY  GIBSONS FLORIST  Corsages  Wedding*  Funeral  Designs,  .. ,-V'     :;.���;������'.     ���'���    .. V.;...'.;  ��� Plants  Flowers JSy Wire  ���r..ii,   �����."'-  ^;:0Sv?';a5  Carole  Brakstad  PHQiyE   l6W GIBSONS  '^WU,UIUJ^  BY PAT WELSH  The 7 H. Hunts Jr., and son  Brian came up for their last  9  look around this season before  closing ; their home until the  spring.  Miss Pat and Mrs. Marilyn  Cooper are vacationing with  their1 parents the Jim Coopers.  Mr. and Mrs. G. Claydon  and family spent the weekend  Mr. and Mrs. Harold Pearce  at the home of Mr. and Mrs.  F.   Claydon.  ���have returned home after attending the funeral of Mr.  Pearce's brother, B.J. Pearce  week after a breif illness. He  who died in    Vancouver    last  ~" was well known in Redrooffs  where he had a summer home  * for many years.  Mr. and Mrs. W. Dix and  family of Vancouver spent the  weekend here at their summer home.  i  Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bolder-  son have returned from. Vancouver.  , Mrs Boldieson will be hostess to the next .meeting of the  Redrooffs Auxilliary to St.  Mary's. Hospital on Nov. 9.  Mrs. Pat Welsh, was hostess on  Oct.  12.  Mr. E. Klusendorf and her  brother Mr, J. Duff are leaving fora vacation in California, Los Angles and Idaho.  The Jim Coopers have been  busy entertaining their daughters Marylin and Pat, and  their yong friend Wendy Higgs  ..:-.- Mr. and -Mrs. John McDcn-  ough are moving toSechelt.  Their daughter Joy has completed her training as. physician's office assistant, and re"  cieved her diploma. Her husband, Len Limpensell, is taking a course as T-V technician.  Lingerie  &  Accessories '.'���;*'  Run ^ Proof  Hosiery  IltEl'S MESS & STYLE SHOPPE  Phone 35R  GIBSONS  Theatre Bldg  ii  New  Bus  Schedule  Effective:  Nov.  1/ 1955  The new Schedule may be seen at the  SECHELT MOTOR  TRANSPORT OFFICE  vSECHELT  TICKET OFFICE, GIBSONS WHARF or  PACIFIC STAGE LINES DEPOT,  VANCOUVER  Any objections to these changes may be filed with the  Motor Carriers Branch of the Public Utilities Com-:  mission, 1740 West Georgia, Vancouver before Nov.  1, 1955*    ' .-''.,. ���   ;  NOTE THESE CHANGES-  TRIP LEAVES VANCOUVER 9.l'5a.m. via Upper Rd.  TRIP LEAVES VANCOUVER 2.30 p.m. via Low Rd..  LEAVES POWELL RIVER, 7.30 a.m. via Upper Rd.  LEAVES POWELL RIVER, 3.30 p.m. via Low fed.  Except Sundays When Service is on ROTH ROADSi'  No  changes  are  planned  in the  Port   Mellon arid-j  Gower Foint routes.  * SECHELT MOTOR TRANSPORT ,' AH aspeet_i;!o��Vthe-:7 Seehelt  InccrporatiOn: proceedings are  very favorable, the Seehelt  Board of Trade was told .'by  James Parker, Chairman of  the incorporation committee,  at the board meeting Wed.  Oct. 26.  ... ..Members expressed their sat-T  isfaction at this announcement  isfaetion    at    this    announcement.  . The board will now concentrate on the proposer breack-  water for the area. When survey parties were in  the  area  SAVE $ $ SAVE $ $ SAVE  SMALL PORK LOIN ROASTS:  previously, theyi made all their  estimates upon a breackwater  at the present docksite. The,  board feeisrthat'the sate.of the  old-'wharf at- Selma Park  would lend itself more readily -  to such an undertaking, and  the natural formation there,  should; make the result more-  feasable and more economical.  Four new members were  presented by the nominating  committee, and were welcomed t0 the board: Mrs. Dorothy  Smith, Mrs. Cherry Whitaker,  Mr. Harry Fountaine, and Mr.<  Jack Whitaker.  Bud White and Dave Sherman talked for an hour on  their United Nations pilgrimage, and 360 pupils and teachers listened attentively.  Mr. Geof. Bradford, representing the Oddfellows Lodge  who sponsored the trip, pointed out that decision on a delegate for 1956 depended on  the school  itself.  A live U.N.  $  JUICY DELICIOUS APPLES:  lb.  55c  $  2 lbs. 23c  5& 9 ***  15  oz. CHOICE APRICOTS:        3  for 59c  $    ���.'��� $ s  -4-lb, TINS MALKINS MARMALADE: 55c  '",���'���-'   $������'������ $ '.' ':    $ ' .'' '  ���  HUSKY CAT AND DOG FOOD: 3 for 29c  $   '        .   $ ���������'��� $  16 oz. MIXED PABLUM: 39c  BRUNSWICK SAB DINES:       3 for 29c  buy - - try  HOPKINS tANDLNe STORE  "'   DEPENDABLE SERVICE and SAVINGS  Open 6.30 to 8 p.m. Every Friday Night  PHONE GIBSONS   65  The meeting cucsedwith thei    club within the school would  serving of* a lunch by    Mrs.    be a strong argument for next  West  of Seehelt Inn.  Roberts Creek  holds bazaar  An enjoyable afternoon was  spent in the Roberts Creek  Legion Hall, Fri. Oct. 28. The  occasion was the tea and ba-.  zaar, held��by the Ladies Auxiliary Branch 219. stalls reported brisk business, and, the*  tea tables were filled with  ifniends meeting friends, and  new aquaintances.  Tea cup reading proved popular, where each patron was  given a chance to peer into  the future and exclaim at  past disclosures.  The Ladies of Branch 219  thank their many friends and  neighbors who made the afternoon such a successful and  happy one.  The winners cf the prizes  were, door prize; Mrs. P.  Long, guessing contest. Mrs.  Briggs, and raffle, Mrs. M.  Prediger.  year's pilgrimage.  Bud White gave    highlights  77; -   of the three weeks  travelling  time, freindships made,    their  5.30 a.m. daily start for visits  V7'    to the Parliament Buildings at  'y. - Regina through to,   an    inter-  Dave Sherman spoke on the  United Nations itself, and what  he had seen and learned there.  Bud White, with the aid of  colored photo-slides, described  the trip from the time the  group left Vancouver until  they reached Newyork nad  returned.  The business part of the  meeting was kept to a minimum. Cherry Whitaker has  agreed to take on the secretaryship for the year. The next  meting will be held en Nov.  22.  WANT ADS  CARD OF THANKS'  We thank all our friends  for their kindness, their cards  arid* J their1'letters,, with special  thanks to Mrs, Vera Smales,  while Mr. Wardil was ill. .Mr.  Wardil is now'. imoroving^V ,  Mr. and Mrs. James Wardil  Gibsons  V! -Miss. jGeorge,Jtyartnaby-:Ade-  'siWs to tiiank ail those whd so  thoughtfully offered syttnpathy  and help, during her bereave-  meht/and especially desires to  thank members of the Canar  djan  Legion.. and Canon . Os-  'wailci, also Mrs. Kent, Mrs  Lawrence,    Mrs.    Peers    and  ;.;'"Mra. Fitzsimmonds.  V .Sincere thanks to '"all" our"  kind friends for their expressions of sympathy in our recent bereavement.  Mrs. Helen Galliford  and ,  Family.  A^bUNCEMENT    '  FREE .  Demonstration of the new  BROTHER SUPERMATIC ���  SEWING MACHINE  Dial' dozens of stiches, no discs  Easy  terms,  liberal trade-in  MRS. E. PEARSON  Phone  57 Y     SECHELT(45  HELP~WANTED  WANTED  FOR SALE  (continued)  EMPLOYMENT  INFORMATION  DO YOU NEED HELP?  DO  YOU WANT WORK?  Place  your   Requirements   for  Female   Help  with  WHITAKER . &  REYNOLDS  Cherry Whilaker's  Office  Box   126,    Seehelt  Phqn.es:  days,  Seehelt   63.  evenings,  81R   or  78R  WORK  WANTED  Spray and brush painting;  also paperhanging. J. Melhus.  Phone  Gibsons   33. V   ���n  A D-4 Cat and Arch, by com  tract or by hour Warren Gtl-  bertaoni Phone Seehelt 37M (2  FO_-^ENT" 77-~~~r���  Fully furnished cottage on  ^waterfront, Selma Park. Phone  ;25G or 66G Seehelt'       ,: ' 44  2' rooms private bath, furnished, oil heat, washer and  :deep freeze. Phone 82M- Seehelt.  y burnished suite. Apply Mrs.  ^Milligan; opposite Cobp store  ;Gibsons.. .  V~^For rent,*   furnished. home,.  ���Gower Point ideal for couple,  :secluded, . furnished,   ;plesant,'  ;$50 ���a  month. Totem Realty.  ! WANTED TO" RENT        "  Closed in garage in    vicinity of Gibsons. Phone  117Y  .^Gibsons.     '  Drs. Playfair and Swan are  interested  in waterfront  pro-  >perty. .in ^Bargain.; I^arbpur  area, -j.- ������������-' yy  WANTED TO BUY  ���     $5,000 ciash' for giiod iiouse  ''���'~tyiisi?*ti%ti&y$ ��0es,^pfe$rffoly  nioreV' Must be fin djbsorts or  Rbberfe Creek' area. Describe  and give location . first letter,  i^x 61 'Gibsons.      ,7^"   ',44  ' ^U-TE-i'fATis y   \   -'y,-  r--..  Gibsons Since 1945  John Coleridge Reality  The Oldest Established Office  (Immediately South ef the  y.y;;:. ::'y3^xm*&~.      y..rr  Notary Public  Sales,  Conveyancing, ^Manage-  ment  Agent for   the   Official  Administrator etc.  Connection with important  Vancouver Realtors.  Local Office DVA and VLA  INSURANCE ~~  ���; '%         ; -  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous.service. Totem- Realty, Gibsons. tfn  GORDON AGENCIES  Seehelt  REAL   lESTATE  and   INSURANCE  Phone 53F Evenings  and  Holidays    HIM  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast, accurate, guaranteed  watch repairs. Marine Men's  Wear, Gibsons. tfn "  Watch Repair: All types of;,  watches and jewelry repaired.  Reliable, fast,  efficient/Union  General  Store   Seehelt.       tfn  AGENTS ~       ~ "  "MRS GLADYS LILLEJORD  Representing  AVON PRODUCTS  Gibsons      Phone 90Y    (43  ���FOR SALE  WOOD  .Aider -or Fir  Also Slab Wood  SERVICE FUELS  Ran Vernon  Phone Gibsons 26Q  Also Sand & Gravel Products  Waterfrontage bargain, 72  feet frontage, nice beach,  splendid location, 2 bedroom  home,^ glassed in sunporch,  bathroom, lights, phone, fur-,  nish'ed, warm, " comfortable,  pleasent, bargain at $4725.  ��� Totem Realty Gibsons. ,  ~ THE~BI"gF~NEWS HELD  OVER UNTIL NE5_T WEEK,  WAIT FOR IT, SOMETHING  NEW IS PROMISED FOR US.  TOTEM REALTY  GIBSONS  Seehelt Highway, 10 acres  $1100 ��� Totem Realty.  Used washing, matqhinesV$^5.  . up. .Used vacuum cleaners $iQ;.  : up���  Parker's- ^Hardware,-   Se��  -chelt   '      ���" ������r4--'^-y   " ���" tfti"-  Buy the world's.finest knit-  iiig yarns    by    mail.    Today,  send.,lOc>|pr 20Q���,fehi(ge,..s��m^  pies/ ��� Eleanor !7Vioi^  ' -23S8~1'^  Alma l^ad?.;Va__cpuver 8 (47)^ 3  i> prag/saw' with!' 3V;^ladfes^?^  Phone' 76M Gibsons    ' 43  H. ' "v;'.. 'BUDaiEisr v":';v-  All Colon, Talking, Strain  C. P. Balltntine  .y. 7,        "J :  Pbone Gibsons 127      tfa  ���'���  HI FIDEL-T^^YSTEWr"  Which would reproduce your  records--to perfection." A good  low-price system/ Phbne'^76M  Gibsons. 43  Small cook stove Mrs. Harlow G. Smith. Gibsons RR1(3  Selling our wa*erfront home  lew down payment, or enquiries invited for lease. Bradford, Gibsons 104J.   -  For sale or trade 1938  Nash Sedan. Best effer takes.  Also Dobermann Pmscher pups  Contact Keith Robinson at  Mrs. Kari, Cannery Road,  Gibsons.       , 43  Good practice piano. Mrs.  R.W. Vernon. Phone Gibsons  26Q, 43  One large oil heater, cost  $122.50. Best offer. Three goats  2 does, both milking, one  billy. About 60 N.H. hens.  Phone  75Y Selma Park.    (44)  2 cycle, 3 h.p. engine, water  cooled, $20 cash. See Selma  Park Store.  "^36 Pontiac, $175^ Fawcett  wood heater, $20, Galvanized  bathtub $3. Hauge, 117F Gibsons.  Small cabin, 5 acres land  plenty wood* $900. Totem  Realty. ���  " Phillips 9Tube Radio 2 short  wave bands, standard band,  twin 7" speakers, electric 'eye  tuning, 3 speed record player,  full length doors, walnut  cabinet. Apply House 31 New  Townsite Pert-Mellon.  ~~    : SALE~OF~ ""-������  WALL    FLOWERS  SCARLET, BROWN; GOLDEN  50c  DOZ.  phone gibsons 7m''  a.p. nevins   - ���  44  ���     ~^~~50"c6rd  good dry fir  Truck can be driven to it.  Needs power saw to cut. All  down and stacked.  ' $4 Cord  R; Jackson   Seehelt 64.  view with Eleanor Rooseveldt.  Dave Sherman spoke on the  week in U.N: Headquarters,  getting answers to their own  questions from the Russian  delegation, observing the spirit  of cooperation between  countries.  On Wednesday night they  met student teachers from six  countries at International  House, a branch of Columbia  University, members of each  country giving 10 minute talks  on their own problems. From  our own community we have  Katherine Johnston, daughter  cf Fred Soames, now with the  World Health Organization at  Geneva, a facet Of the United-  Nations Organization, he said.  The boys addressed the  Elphinstone High School PTA  at their recent meeting, on  ^their Odfellow-sponsored trip  td the United Nations in New  York this year.  Cliiinli Services  November 6  ���'  ANGLICAN  22nd Sunday after Trinity  "St." Barthojomaw's.'    Gibsons  .  liV-t:ih. Choral Communion  '    11 a.m. Sunday School  SL rHittftfs', -&c)&tiry'  \ 1.45 pynx. Evensong. ,  <. l.|54r^i^-Sun^yr.,^p��pL;;  ' ., St. AWiS_i"s, Roberta Cteek  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  3-t5 pm. Evensong   .  V '    %^''y Po^- $fep-��n 'Ia^A/  1. Community Church  ^9  a.ml   Holy  C6inmun*-bn  'St.* Mary's. Pender Hftrbour  ..11.00 a.m. Divine Service  UNITED  Gibsons-      c"'  'Public   Worship,   11.00 a;m.  ;       Roberts Creek, 2 p.m!  . . Wilsonr Creek  Public Worship, 3.SO p.m.     ?  ST/ VINCENT'S -  Holy Family, Seehelt,    9 a.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10.30 a.m.  Port Mellon,   first  Sunday  of  each month-at 11.35 a.m.  PENTECOSTAL  10 a.m. Sunday School  11 a.m.* Devotional  7.30     Evening  Service  7.30 Wenesday Evenings  Bible  Study  8 p.m. Friday night  Young   People -it   ii   p.m.   .  BETHEL. SECHELT  Sunday Gospel. 3 p.m.  SCOUTS  (Continued from Page 1)  assured of the keen interest of  responsible groups of people in  both areas and the actual formation of Scout groups and  Cub packs will shortly become  a reality.  "When this is achieved the  entire Sunshine Coast district  will be covered, but to ensure  expansion and continuity an  increasing number of sincere  men and women willing to  take an active part in Scout  and Cub leadership is required. To that end I appeal to  every parent and community  minded- person to come forward and offer his or her  services, so that we, to use the  words of the late Col.C. Batten, 'may meet the challenge  of the future'.  "1 should be most remiss if  I did not at this time extend  the most sincere appreciation  of the executive committee,  to the men and women who  ���have so generously and unselfishly given their time and  efforts in promoting Scouting  on the Sunshine Coast.  *?To the    members    of    all  Group    Committees,    to     the  staff of Scout leaders and Cub  ��� -masters,;-'' to    all " those  ' who  helped    make    bur v flnahdal i  campaign a success and to all !  who by^their. interest' and sup- ,  port in any way bras made r it i  -possible for- every Boy'^ln our 1  district to become a B6y Scout ���  -or a Cubv should he so -desire,  to all    those      our    heartfelt  thanks. 7 '������������;  'T would in this connection,  extend our special thanks to  the editor and staff of the  Coast News for the extensive  coverage given to Scout news  and to theJKinsmen and Mrs.  Orcharde for the spltndid contribution received as a result  of the entertainment given by  Mrs. Orcharde's jDance School  at Roberts Creek."  Finances for the district  were reported to' be equal to  expenses and as a result the  district is starting off its new  officers with plenty of Cubs  and Scouts and not much in  the exchequer.  On the platform with Mr.  Johnston were Mr. Wilscn,  Johnny Wood, of Gibsons,  Scout Field Commissioner J.  Blain of the Vancouver Island  Coast News Nov. 3,  1955      S  district and Boy Scout.. H.Q.  Organizer J.L. McGregor who  later led* the boys in their  howl. ��  Local representatives presented reports on their activities and Mr. Blain of Gibsons'  reported mere leaders were  needed if more than one pack  was to operate. There were  now 27 scouts with almost  that many seeking application  to join but there were no  leaders . to take charge of  them, he said  Roberts Creek reported by  , Syd Butler, had 18 Scouts and  Cubs and with more leaders  there could be another group.  Jack McLecd reporting for  Wilson Creek, said theyi have  turned to Sea Scouts with a  membership of 11.  Seehelt reported 13 Cubs  but Mr. Stockwell said tlie district was looking towards bigger and better Scouting in the  days to come. *  Mr. MacGregor in his talk  to boys and parents explained  how under the old system it  was not possible to get the best  men to take charge of groups  but under tlie new system  where a district group makes  the selection there was a great  improvement in the calibre of  men chosen.,  He urged the boys to look  upon themselves as being members of a world-wide brotherhood. There are Scouts and  Cubs in 66 countries. He told  of the jamboree this summer  attended' by 11,000 boys from  65 countries and he hoped  they would in time see the  moving pictures that were  made of the jamboree.  He urged the lads to remem-  ber^the Scout promise and to  live up to it. Some might   regard Scouting .���as    sissy    but, ���  he said, it takes a real man to  live up to! the Scout promise.  He urged  tlie..boys to respect  their leaders and    to    be    on  time for    meetings    and    get  things underway* as   soon    as  possible'^ and when they got  ., home to ��� tell    their   parents  "what they   .did    because,    he  said,  "they  are interested in  IwhatfiaiMP^^re doii$g*&��W   .*!'  ��� &3^qmi$$ am"mmfofci, tile  i Scouts and Cubs staged various activities of Scouting &>  parents could see what the/  were Under taking.. After th?it  refreshments were served.    ���/  THE DATE PAD  Nov. 3: Parish Hall, 8 p.m.  Cribbage  and   Whist.  Nov. 3: Canadian Legion,  whist and crib, 8 p.m.  Nov. 4 Gibsons: St. Bartholomew's   Christmas   Bazaar.  Nov. 7: Gibsons, home of  Mrs. E. Sargent, L.A. to Guides  and Brownies, transportation  from P.O.  at  7.45   p.m.  Nov. 7:.. Gibsons: Farmers'  Institute General Meeting 8  p.m., Parish Hall.  Nov.-* 8 Gibscns United'  Church Hall Headlands VON  ! Auxiliary holding Chrysanthemum  Tea.  Nov. 9 Port Mellon Cafeteria, PTA crib tournament,  8 p.rii. Silver cup award end  of season.   -  Nov. 9: Gibsons bazaar and  shower at Mrs. Ross's 2 p.m.  "..Nov.  9:  S^elma   Park     HsH.  VpN'Beard M_eans    8    p.m.  ' Ccramur.iH'    Hill.     Kiwanis  sponsored dr.nce.  ...! Nov.   11:     Seehelt,    Legion  JBr.    140    Remembrance    Day  parade and    service    at    the  Cenotaph.  11a.m.  Nov. 14: Gibsons Legion HaU  7.30 p_m. Guides and Brownies '" flying    up     presentation  ceremony, opeh  to the  public.  Nov. 15: Gibsons, W.I.  meeting at home Mrs. Bradford gift wrapping demonstration.   2 p.m.  Nov. 17: Women's Institute  bazaar, Parish Hall, at 2 p.m  Ncv. 18, .Roberts Creek, St.  Aidan's Church W.A. Tea and  Bazaar  2   p.m.  Nov. 19: St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary hospital bazaar  Community Hall, Madeira  Park,   2.30   p.m.  Nov. 13: Gibsons. R2bek_-h  Bazaar. Saturday Evening,  Legion Hall.  Nov. 19: Wilson Creek community hall harvest auction  and dance by Ladies Auxiliary of W.C.C.C.  Nov. 24: Gibsons. School Hall:  2.30 p.m. Order Eastern Star  fall bazaar.  This   weeks  special:   Seehelt  Highway;. 2  bedroom  heme.  6  ucres land.  1100 feet highway  comer location, a gift at $4100  Harold Wilson  operating  Totem  Realty  Phona  Gibsons  44  evenings 147  BY MRS. M. NEWMAN  The OES Cancer group met  at the home of Mrs. E.J. Shaw  Monday to work on cancer  dressings and accomplished a  great deal of work. There is  a scarcity of seamless pieces  of cotton or flannelette 22x-  31 inches They are most urgently needed. Any Eastern  star member would be happy to  receive them and pass them  on to the various groups.  A party of three OES members set forth last Thursday  amid heavy rains and winds  to.attend a sewing meeting at  Seehelt at the home of Mrs.  Edna Wakefield. The meeting  went along smoo-hly and many  garments for the annual bazaar were completed as the  women sewed industriously.  As the three aforementioned  approached Wil^ors Creek on  the homeward journey, the car  starteo coughing ro-Uy and  seemed loathe to return home.  At the foot of Tyson Road it  stopped and refused -n i->u-]:-<e.  T^e hour was close to midnight  and the rain te m-^d dewn all  around. The driver of the car  quietly had a fit when she  found Ihe ga= lank empty. It  was fortunate that Keith  Wright happened along at that  momeit and to<"k over. Tying  �� stout rcpe to the two cars he  towed the defunct c*uv As  fr.-.r as half way up tlie next  hill, that is. There the connecting rope broke several times,,  until a^stout cable was found  in  the towed  car.  BARGE HOLED  Saturday's storm drove a  large, paper-laden barge from--  PowpII River onto the rocks  at South Thorman Island ne3.r  Welcome Pass. Two tugs were  required tb tow the barge to  Redroofts, where she was  beached with a gaping hole  in her side. When the storm  quieted on Sunday, the barge  was towed into Vancouver. 6      Coast News Nov. .3,  1955  CLEAN HANDS  ' Desease germs collected on  tie hands may be transferred  to the mouth with fo*d, un-  les the hands are washed  .mmediatly    before    eating.  FLETCHER  CUTHBERT  otorists  Wise  WINTERIZE  FOR SAFETY - COMFORT  & EFFICIENCY  BATTERIES  ANTI FREEZE  OIL & GREASE  WINTER TIRES  SPARK PLUGS  HAVE YOUR RADIATOR  & HOSE CONNECTIONS  CHECKED FOR TROUBLE  SOLNIK  SERVICE STATION  Phone 85T  Seehelt  The committee of the Seehelt Teen Club has drawn  up a new list of rules which  will be rigidly enforced as of  October 22. For boys and girls  interested in the Club, the  regulations   are  as   fellows:'  Members will be allowed  to .participate in the activities; but a member may be accompanied by a limit of two  guests who also must follow  the rules while attending the  -dances,  etc.  Doors will be closed at 10  p!m. and the gathering will  then be considered as a closedi  party. For only a yery good  ' reason will anyone be' allowed  in or out of the hall.  Anyone found in the parking lot or vicinity after 10:15  p.m. will be asked by the R.C.  M.P.  to leave the premises.  No  outsider who    is    over  twenty-one, or who is   not    a  parent will be admitted to the  hall.  .   Dances     and    parties    will  ' The  Rev.  Oswald    solemnized the marriage of Miss Elsie  cease  at  exactly  one   o'clock, winnifred   Cuthbert,  daughter  and the committee refuses res- of Mr   and Mrs  Guy Cuthbert  ponsibility after this time. of Sechelt,  and    Mr.    Alfred;  There will be absolutely no James  Fletcher,  son    of    Mr.  deviation from the regulations and Mrs. Phil Fletcher of Gib-  set herewith, as they have  been made to protect YOUR  teen  ager.  Sechelt News  BY MRS. E. LUMSDEN  Possible tragedy was averted the night of Oct.- 20 when  two boys took the family boat  out in the Sechelt Iilet. They  were marooned for over four  hours, when the engine of the  boat refused to! start    again    _ _.      _, .       ���   ,       ,  after they had reached Snake   Curve **��� Sel^      t^w T*  _ * �� vnnne  Mr:   and  Mrs.   Fletcher  sons, at a ceremony at St.  Hilda's church, Sechelt, on  Tuesday,  Nov. 1.  Miss Cuthbert, charming in  a grey traveling suit, was attended by her bridesmaids,  Misses Darlene. Laycock arid  Diana Lear. The best man was  James Tyson, and the ushers,  Cecil and Walter Cuthbert  brothers of the bride.  The bride was given in marriage by her father.  A reception was held at the  VBay,  When the boys, Rennie and  Robert Lumsden, aged! 15 and  11 years resectively, did not  appear for dinner, their parents were not much concerned  as they often showed up late.  By - seven o'clock, ���>' their  mother made phone calls  around the neighbourhood but  produced no evidence that  either boy had been seen after  4 o'clock.  Three-and-a-half hours seem-  young Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher  will be at home following  their  honeymoon trip.  *  *  *  RATHBONE  ���   SUNDQUIST  Winona Sundquist, daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sundquist of Kleindale, exchanged  wedding vows with Robert  Taylor Rathbone on Sat. Oct.  22 at Pender Harbour Tabernacle, Madeira Park. Rev.  Walter * Ackroyd officiated;  Miss Addie    MacDonald    was  ...,,.    ,      , .        , bridesmaid and    Mr;    Gordon  ed a little too_ long   for^two   Klein    w    best.  man.    The  man.  young   couple  will    take    up  residence in  Kleindale.  husky boys to do without  their food, so a trip \p tlie  wharf provided the clue. The  boat was missing.  The only available  rowboat  was used by the boys' worried  father,    after    faint    whistles  -and shouts were  identified in  black night  as calls for.help,    speaker  last  week,    giving  a  A half mile row    and    he   *ine story on the school    his-  located the    drifting    inboard     tory and operation.  Kiwanis notes  Father    Nolan    of    Sechelt  Residential School was    guest  with the bitterly chilled and  much wiser boys. They ;had  been rowing for  hours    with  Sunshine Coast - Kiwanis  Club has just received.. a  40th anniversary: of    Kiwanis;  <e��M*5-Ut_M-t-  SATIMS, TAFFETAS, METALLICSl  & All New Materials In  PARTYDRESSES  !; ''CM^OLINES !  -���-.-.   In  the  Latest,Lovely  Lines  7 THE7TC��eEI2y:  PHONE 56M.  Sechelt  one heavy    board    that-   was    International award .tor mem-  loose in the boat," but a slack  tide    prevented- . them    from  ..drifting farther -up the   inlet.  Power Squadron  at Port Mellon  NYLON:  NEWEST IN SLIPS, with SMARTEST TRIM  PANTIES -��� BRIEFS  NIGHT GOWNS ���- PYJAMAS  HOSE, HALF HOSE ��� STRETCHEES  bersHip. increase. -Total Ki"  "wariis International membership' now exceeds 250,000.  The big Kiwanis sponsored  rArmistice Dance at the new  l.Port. Mellon* Community ''Centre, Nov .12 promises to; be  the dance event of���the year.  Club arrangements are vwell  ���"C4';^ticulai!^interest' to .^ in hand' and as-all. proceeds  small, boat 'owners and! others are f03T *_?e use of.. the , Corn-  interested inbdating is the%munity Centre al1 are ' urged  formation, of the West Howe 7 *<> attend and enjoy yourself  Sound Boating-Club -at ^.P6rt--and the neW! building. ��� . y:_  Mellon   V   ���;���������"   ',-.���*   ��� - Guest .speaker    this    week  .Prominent on the list; of ac^waS: Steve Howlett, president  ���tivities wiir be a- course : of^of the Sechelt Board,of Trade  instruction comprising a series* and manager of B.C.; Power  of lectures dealing with thef Commission > Sechelt ..power  piloting.course of    the    Caria-f ^strict. ,    : .  dian Power!   Squadron.-   This % 7.   . ���  Course-consists  of .16  lectures    fy.    MQw's baZQCir  oealing with piloting,  seaman-     ��� <*  ship .and small boat handling  anc| is given, as a non-profit  public service. Those who  pass the test at the end of the  course are qualified to become members *of Canadian  Power  Squadrons  ��� St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary will hold a bazaar on Nov.  19 in .Madeira Park Community hall> commencing at 2.30  p.m. when there will be- three  raffle prizes. The first will be  a woollen blanket, the second  ORLON:  "SNUGGIES" by HARVEY WOODS  Soft - Warm - light - No Bulkiness  GIRDLES and BRAS  GOTHIC - LOVABLE - BEST FORM - ROSE MARX  TASELLA SHOPPE  PHONE  29F '      SECHELT  West'Howe Sound.   Boating    an electric hotplate    and    the  club  invites  anyone    in     this, . third a pyrex teapot,  area to take part in this move- There wUI be on sale> home-  ment by writing-to the   'club     ����oking, gifts,  mystery parcel  or  to Box  B.C.  963,     Vancouver,  ave   7ou  a  Consult  SPECK  YOUR  ACCREDITED  DEALER  SERVICE  P���  one  149  M&i^mmmsmsm^mm^smmmmsim,^  Mrs. C Forrester  Mrs. Cora Forrester, of Roberts Creek, was found' dead by-  Frank Reid not far from her  home Tuesday, Oct. 25. She-  had been a resident of Roberts  Creek  since  1919.  She   and her daughter Mrs.  Gibsons,   lived     together.     On  the  Tuesday   afternoon,     Mrs.  Forrester had    gone    out    to  feed   the   chickens.   When   she  did  not  return,  Mrs.   Gibsons  called  on  the  neighbors,   who  formed   a  party ;and  searched  for    some    time    before    the ������.-���  mother   was  found.   She    had  apparently decided to  call  on'  '  her friend   and  neighbpr,. Mrs tr.  Goodwin, not far. down  a  lit-.!.'.  tie trail.. She  had    not    gone-v.V  more than.a few yards before'.:,    .  falling.  She had  had  a  heart. 7y  condition for some years.  . Mrs. Forrester was 66' years;^..  of   age.   She     leaves,    besides  her  daughter     Nits.     Gibsons,  another daughter  Jean,     Mrsvv;  Jack     Eldred,     Jr.,     .Roberts '','  Creek, and a son, William  in ;  Victoria. ' ��� '' ��� !" %���  The funeral was held in St.: f ���  Aidan's church, Roberts Creek,  the Rev. Can en Oswald officiating, at 10.30 Saturday  morning. Burial was in the  Seaview Cemetery.  a  fishpond and surprises.   Refreshments will be available.  The public is invited to take,  this opportunity to get out  and  support the hospital.  _BARBER  STUDENT  ;-. YoUrig George Flay of Sechelt has gone to the Vocational school in Vancouver  -to take an 18 month course in  barbering. George started his  training on Monday last, and  expects to complete his course  and apprenticeship-as the new  town barber.  HURRIED   TRIP  Mrs. Lorna Koike* Porpoise  Bay, made a rush trip to Vancouver Oct. 22 where she was ,-  admitted to hospital for acute  appendicitis. A friend, Mrs.  Bill Morrison of Gibsons is  tending- the . baby, Jimmy un- !  til his mother returns    home"  I.O.O.F.  Sunshine  Coast  Lodge No.76 meets Gibson's Legion HaU 2nd and-  4th Friday  each month'.  IbudL  Light!  ryfOOu  PLYWOOD  SPECIAL!  e  per  foot  WE MEAN IT)  We have accumulated ,  approximately 500 sq. ft. of  Sheathing Grade Plywood  sizes from 2x4 to 3x10  5/16 inch thick.  TO CLEAR: 8c foot  Sechelt  PHONE 60Q  LIMITED  SECHELT  TV - TV-TV-TV TV,-TV-TV  HOLD   EVERYTHING  FRED WELSH  IS COMING VTO GIBSONS    ,  WITH A COMPLETE SHOWING OF  CANADA'S FINEST TV.  RECEIVERS  Pit-;  JMM  -   Tested for Superb Reception in your Area'     7,7!  FRED lEtSH - WESTERN CANADA'S  LEADING SALES AND SERVICE-  ORGANIZATION WILL BE AT THE LEGION  HALL FRIDAY AND SATURDAY  NOV. 18 and 19th. WITH  ANTENNA CREW and! V  SALES STAFF To advise  YOU on YOUR T-V  PROBLEMS Watch for our  AD'S and PHONE TA 126 1  ANYTIME at our expense  For .Further Information  733 BEATTY-ST.  VANCOUVER B.C.  FRED  WELSH  TV-TV -TV-TV-TV-TV-TV-TV JacKie Rae now has his own television show every week.  That's him with two of the show's dancers, Glenna Jones and  Gayle Gibson, setting off for! rehearsal at the CBC-TV studios.  A few years  ago   professor  Arria ^Bpntempt^, negro teacher '��� iiii Virgiriia,' tr;s.A$ wrote  a book; for his people. entitled-,  ''Wei  Have:y TpniOrrpw,^. ^:It.  was widely read as it    deserved to be; it was good reading  for   anybody. !Bontempts'. re1  viewed the lives .cf. scores,.'6t  negroes who had;- made   ��� good  in the best sense of that word.  His main contention was that  the  future   held;! great   opportunities. The- injustices'ox yesterday,    should    be  - forgotten  as water that has gone uij-der  the bridge. ... Vt  I thought it was a good bock  and I agree with the ���; author  that much as we define people  of yesterday, it is the present  and  the  future    with   . which  we have to'deal: Let us"���: Vfor-'  give and forget the past: !'?We  have tomorrow".   Many  of us  think  of. heroes, of  yesterday  and the struggles . iri 7 which  they took part, forgetting that -  each day presents7-a challenge  and an ^opportunity. It is |a grea t  mistake to think that all    the "  romance    and    adventure,  is-  over;   actually the   eveu.ls    of  everyday life  are just, as exciting if we have eyes to see  it ~ :������'   '/'" '     ���;'���".; "  v- ..'���'���..":.''..*' X-'-ft ���'     *        ' - - ������'���. C  A; young man once called on  . Bishop Phillius Brooks, the  famous Boston preacher. The  bishop talked of the great days  of the past, of stirring times  when the nation was young  and growing arid every new  day brought its adventure.  The youth was thrilled as- he  heard* of the brave men who*,  held their lives lightly if only  liberty and truth prevailed. To  the bishop he said: "I wish I  had lived in those far-of days;  I think I too could have beerv  a hero."  Then the bishop said something very wise and true: "My  boy," he said, '.'every age  brings its opportunity, and if  you cannot be a hero now,  you wouldi not have been a  hero then."  Somehow the past, with its  adventure and fierce struggles,  seems so wonderful to usi  that we find it hard to believe  anything happening in our day  is important or interesting.  But it is. There is an old pro  verb:     "Distant   -fields, look  green." Strange .to    say,-  this  ���saying-is very much like;..jone-.  ' 'written thousands of years ago  and found in the .Bible: "Wis-:  dom is  before.him  that  hath  understanding; but ..the eye's of,  the fool are  in the    ends    of  the. earth."     ': 7 .'.*. -x ' ��������� -~y '.���:������  .. V-Years  ago   a Sunday  school  ^ was-. established.; on    the    outskirts Of a large^arid growing  city. The   .school,    like "some  "."other   causes  in  the  community, had quite a hard" ��� time ir_  the    beginning.;   The    people  .. yrexe  so busy building : their  ���4iomesj arranging    for    streets  :. .and drainage,    for   iirehouses  and   postal ( delivery,    and    a  score of  other   .things,     that,  while  there  were  many   chil-_.  "= dreri eager  to  attend   Sunday  School,  there were : not   sufficient teachers.  *     *     *  In the community there was  #a -.Well-educated    young,    man  wbbr wasV keen to go to Africa  as a missionary,/ He. had read  pf Liyingstone  arid many others who had gone there, and he  '  could recite from memory the  story' of their hardships    and  thrilling exploits!     Several  times he was approached and  asked to teacb in the Sunday  .school,-' but lie' was  not interested. His mind was on Africa  and of the needs of those neglected and     ignorant    people.  To  the boys  and    girls    who  were running the    streets    of  his  own district he  was more  or less, indifferent/   No?  long  ago   the. man  died.  He  never  went to Africa, and he never,  realized that he    could    have ,.���  been a    missionary    right    at  home.  There have been great heroes in the far-off times, ��� but  there are equally great heroes  today. There have been occasions in history when it seemed as if evil would prevail  over goodness, but brave men  stood out boldly for righteousness and truth. Who will deny  that there are forces of evil,  today which must be checked  and overthrown? Opportunity  is at our door.  * Our quotation is by Charles  Wesley: "To serve the present  age, my calling to fulfil; O  may it all my powers engage  to do my master's will.,,  with. ��� ���  BLACKBALL  VANCOlAiS ISLAND  SECHELT FENiNSULA  POWELL RIVER  With  NO  RESERVATIONS REQUIRE?  TOPS fOf conventerice-TOPS for spae��-TOPS for speQtii  MQM FOR Atl-MIM  V.    In veiw of the number    of  accidents  on   the    roads    the  Render Horbour PTA is sponsoring a safety campaign.  ,   Corporal Cummins    of    the  R.C.M.P. has been    asked    to  address students on safety precautions  and   careful   driving  habits. Arrangements  are also  underway to have a    speaker  from  the   Vancouver  Automobile  association to show films  at the next meeting.  The department of- public  works will be asked to replace  the school zone road signs  with more compelling ones  showing a child on them.  Mr. Wilby of the Continental Insurance Co., presented  interesting facts on a student  accident insurance rpoliey. to ���  cover a child from the time  it leaves home until it returns'  L'ntons arrive  Major and Mrs. K.B Linton arid daughter', Miss ' shir-  ley Linton,!'formerly of North  Vancouver, have recently moved ��� to their . Roberts Creek  home, "Lyncrest": Both the..  Major and Mrs. -Linton; expect;" :  t0 continue .their journalistic  careers.^!... '...'.'��� .     - ������  Mrs. .   Lintcn    has ; already.  written,    several    articles    oh .  the    Sechelt    Peninsula,  . andi  they both expect-to  use    the  scenic background; of  the dis-  7.  trict   in  many  future   articles  and stones.  Miss Shirley. Lin"   ..  ton is a .teacher at the Gibsons  Elementary School,"  home, including school sponsored events paying up to $200  in medical expenses at a premium rate of $1.50 per child  each school year. If the PTA  collected the premiurii it would  retain five percent. The PTA  decided to sponsor the plan  for this area.  The PTA has a paid up  membership of 33 and the  meeting was well attended on  Oct. 11, with Mrs. F. Lee in  the  chair.  The PTA plans to hold a  bingo and home cooking bazaar Dec. 2 and invite all or.  the Sechelt peninsula to atend.  148 Ground* Observers, representing 3,500 fellow Observers and an area of 130,000  square miles of B.C., will  meet, at No. 10 Ground Observer Corps Detachment  1363 Howe Street, Vancouver,  Coast News Nov. 3, 1955      7  Nov. 5 for a three day conference.  Ground Observers from this  area who will be attending  the conference in Vancouver  will include, B.L. Cope rer  gicnal supervisor arid one  chief observer.  Don't Say Bread  Say  "McGAVIN'S  Norman  Stewart  Local Sales Rep.  99  E.R. 1, GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 67 A  w* The new McCulloch  model 73 is tops for a  logger's saw. It's the most  powerful lr-man chain saw  ...it weighs only 31  pounds. V. and you can  take your choice of chain  .   speeds. See our'  -*��m demonstration today.  * i��_&.  r',-! '  MOST POWERFUL  1-MAN CHAIN SAW!  You'll do better at  LLOYD'S  A. A. LLOyD  '"*       'Qardeh ' W:      V  Phone  Pender Harbour  4Y  Wf  ..t  _ ...vr uiipact-attsorbing steering  mounted on a shorter steering post which protects  the driver from contact with the steering post in  the event of an accident. Ford also designed new  safety-hoJd door JatchesJwith a special double grip  that prevents doors from opening under impacl.  '"  B88S8_3S&KW_8S_m^   /T\  v  '>/  ,%^,���������-  wer.atoe-toucn^.g0ieaa3  *    . _-'�����-t�� in.  (j5&UV" ,eatWts  ouSV��0^uP^^aUons  V      v\ol\ VI-"-     ~ AlJUv ��"-  power.  vaBc, on the n%��      ite   ?  Ford's���??ll%tes a��d    ��  _     _    _-r*  M?  no���graceful _,e* ~mhlr.d to^hin Ford'*   ^  -.  "J* deck in ST��?,i/e- �� the SaTl0/! 8T**.  /w<&?  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The Badminton club needs  new rriembers, and if a soccer  league is to be formed there  must be a larger turnout.  But it is not the forming of  these different  clubs and leagues that is difficult, it is getting the sports    fan    out    to1  events.  It takes money to rent halls  buy equipment and run an  organization. This money  comes from Mr. and Mrs.  Sports Fan who pay their few  cents for the privilege of  watching good amateur sports.  But it is not only the money  that is needed, it is the moral  support that is given an athlete when he is playing to a  large crowjd and the cheers are  going his way.  Tp me, sports, on the Gib-  sons end of the Peninsula, are  definatelyi on a downhill ride  and it is up to the people to  get" out! and support these  events oir we could very easily be known as the "Sport-  less Peninsula".  GREY CUP  PARTY  Vancouver" Junior Chamber  Of Commerce is organizing'its  biggest community project  "��aycee Grey Cup Party" the  night before the game at Exhibition Gardens when it is  expected 3,300 will dance io  Dal Richard's music and watch  the Miss  Grey   Cup Contest.  year round  mortal  An effort will. be made by  the School Board to organize  music instruction in Elphinstone High School and pernaps  start  an   orchestra.  The matter came before the  last meeting of the*board when,  Mrs. H. Steinburnner of Gib  sens and Mrs Sherman of  Port Mellon appeared before  the board to discuss .he proposal of having music lessons  for instrumental groups and a  school orchestra one afternoon  every two , weeks.  The idea was favored by the  board and members of a committee to look into the matter will report to the next  board meeting on the number-  of pupils willing to take part  and the insruments they have  selected. The next board meet-  ingwill be held Tues. Nov. 21  at 10 in. the morning. t  ��� Pupil enrollment figures  showed there were 1248 in  in the schools on Sept. 30 an  increase of 12 percent over  the same late last year.  At Pender Harbour School  the activities room will be de-  vided to provide an extra  classroom and an extra elementary teacher will be hired.  Improvements will - be made  tb the teacherage at Egmont  both inside and .outside.  Payment of $1,101.34 was ordered to Bannister and Williams, Bowen Island Contractors for furnace chamber and  fire alarm installation at Bow-  enlsland School. Scout and  Cub* groups will be allowed to  use the school one night a  week for meetings. ���>  It was carried that teachers  who received higher certifica  tion at Summer School sessions be given credit for new  classification and paid on this  basis commencing Sept. 1 of  the same year.    _  An additional teacher was  suggested for Bowen Island  school owing to the increase in  the number of pupils and Mrs.  B. Waters has been offered the  position.  The board accepted with regret the resignation, effective  at the end of the year of Trustee O. Bristow of Pender Harbour. Mr. Bristow is going ori  a /triptO Great Britain.  The Recreation Committee  was granted permission to use  the High School auditorium  Monday evenings from 7 to 9  p.m. until Dec. 19. It was also  granted the use of the school  grounds for soccer.  The stove in the School hall  will be replaced by one from  the" high school and. expenses  for kitchen renovations will be  considered in the 1956 budget.  Honor Bevans  A pleasant social event took  place in Robert? Creek United  Church, Oct. 18 when. the con^  gregatio'n and friends bid farewell to Mr. and Mrs. Bevan,  who are retiring to live at  Davis Bayi.  Following a tea Mr. A. Funnel, secretray-treasurer of the  church presented Mr. Bevan  with a wallet containing notes.  "Mr. Funnell during his presentation speech also dealt  with the history of V Roberts  Creek United church from its  early beginnings in the Castle  through the kindness of the  late Frank Mewick, right up  to the present.  Miss Georgina Service then  presented Mrs. Bevan with ari  Indian basket filled with potted plants and 'mums'.  Among those present for the  presentation were the United  Church minister, Rev. E.F.  Kemp and Mrs. Keriip also  Rev. R.R. and Mrs. Morrison.  All wished both Rev. and Mrs.  Bevan good health and; happiness iri their retirement.-  SAYS  DANNY KATE  srAftOf  "THE COURT JESTER"  PARAMOUNT COMEDY HIT IM  IftMltfe yov*r own |x>n��e i_ wmtrc-  t_k>H���y short time .with Zoa��I*te  v��rmictt_HcIo��til<ttiog Fill. J��__ pour  it, level it, leave it!   SI.45  jK��io��Gaa*��nt��e-;f->r ��^-->7��*.*.  the Hfc ofyour bams.     ><����  AS MTT_,f Ait -���-���  60      IWtlHAYfS  ���"���'.     AVit/WNI AttK  . a. i-   .v..  Truck skids  A truck belonging . to the  M-ckle Truck Co., of Powell  River, skidded off the roacMit,,  Secret Cove and crashed down  the cliff. "        .     A.  The driver escaped uninjured but Mr. Hugh Cordick,  owner of the truck line suffered severe shock and. back  injuries. He was taken to St.  Mary's hospital by Mr. Lloyd  Davis of the Harbour Taxi  who was passing just ��� after  the' accident occurred. -vJ-Mr.  Cordicfc has since been released from hospital.. - ���   :  B. W. M.BONE  Chartered    Accountant  1045   Wes| Peader 6i.  TAtlow 1054  YA^COUV_5R 1,   Bfi.  ���_���__  gT-nrri  6IBS0NS BUItOING  SOPHIES, IE  Phone Gibsons 58  Travellers along the lower  road to Roberts Creek will  soon see the completed cairn  which is being built outside  the    Roberts    Creek    Legion  hall.  It was decided byi the  members of the Legion there  should be a monument or  memorial that would \ not be  a thing just for one day, but  that "cculd be something of  year-around beauty.' ."'"'.'  'uosjo^a^ S3T Aq !pau3tsa_ ;  the cairn'will be a square  shaft rising, from a rockery,  .in which' flowers may bloom  for the greater ' part of the  year, This Was planned so that  the flowers will be actually at  ground level, and so require ,  less  Watering.       ��� ���'"-.',  Occupants' of the home  home on the adjoining property have agreed' to care for  the  flowers' while  growing.  I  119  WINTER F<  FOR EVERY SIZE IN THE; FAMII.Y  BOY'S COWBOY BOOT$ V LEATHER OR RUBBER  PLASTIC RAINWEAR  wie^to_D*$  $ne_E7,  7""" "No!w^SAithe feTjine^to'::, .  'wiNTEiiirf:i"!v'';  HOME ��� OFFICE ��� STORE etc.  PUstic Storm Window Kits  Foam - Flex Weather - Strip  Door Sets  "MOR-TITE" for WINDOWS, CRACKS, CREVICES  "INNER-SEAL*' WEATHER STRIPPING  FELT WEATHER STRIP  Phone 25G  ���^ ">A.y  ?y  Sechelt  Phbne 32 Gibsons  OUR REPUTATION IS BUILT ON EQUIPMENT  KNOW-HOW and CONTINUING 'EXTRA' SERVICE  ���*���_!���-���-*�����-_���������< e��^W �������>������������'�����*f "'*"���">*���*  ss_-  FORD  -yy':y-&],y.;y  MONARCH  e   Cut   and   Wrap  Where to Eat  in  Gib  sons  Kum-A-Gen  Coffee Shop  Offers Lunches,  Snacks  -Good Home-Cooked   Meals  Convenient,    Pleasant  Below Post Office  ANNE    GARY  SPECIALS  Hamburgers Deluxe  CHIPS  Excellent Meals  FERRY CAFE  Theatre Bldg,,   Gibsons  *Dturned  mmg  Room  ^   OUR   SPECIALTIES  ~JJ\$MrfBreast of Chicken  yxFresh B.C.  Samon  "WHERE   QUALITY  COUNTS"  Phone GIBSONS 140  Police Court  Speeding at Selma . Park  cost Michael McDermott ��� of  Sechelt $25 and costs in Magistrate Johnston's, court last  week.  ��� Albert Mee -��� pt'--Westview,  for having liquor iri his possession on the Seehelt Indian  Reserve, was fined $15 and  costs. Nine bottles of beer  were sized.  Drinking from' a bottle of  beer in a public place near  Sechelt cost Stanley David  Tyson of Sechelt $50 and  costs and the seizure of five  other bottles of beer.   ��  A fine of $25 and costs was  meted out to William Frew  Morrison of Sechelt, for failing to produce a driver's licence.  Gordon Phillips of Gibsons,  for illegal parking near the  Church corner in Gibsons, was  fined $2 arid costs.  William Norman Slater of  Wilson Creek was fined' $25  and costs, and Harry Benjamin  Forbes on a second offence  was found guilty of speeding, !  and fined $30 and costs, for  exceeding the speed limit, near  Wilson ��� Creek.  Due to insufficient, and contradictory evidence presented.  Magistrate Johnston acquitted  Gordon Klein on a charge of  failing to show reasonable  consideration for others using  the highway.  Allan Stanley Skinner, Selma Park, on a charge of speeding, was fined $25 and  costs.  I. E. L.  POWER  SAWS  o   '.'.' Sechelt,   B.a,:  ?' Oct.. ��1,  1955:  "������ Dear Customer:  On .'and after the ..above date our repair  business will be leased; to '".ftr'ee of our emT  ployees, namely, Bill WeinhancUV Murray  King and George Kraft. .'Tlley; as well as:  ourselves,'are desirous of giving' you all  the best possible service. -We have realized  for some time.that in the logging,.or! trucking business, you, at times; -require night  work on equipment,7 to keep operating.' In  this repseet, we will be open-the' following  hours: Week days, 7 a.m. to 8' p.m., Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4.p.m. Yo.urrepair problems  will be promptly handled at.reasonable rates,  and no job is too large or too small. Our  fully equipped machine and welding, shop  .will operate for your service . the.'same  hours as stated above, and we will do all  possible to satisfy your needs.  One of our services will be a pickup and  delivery service of your equipment. A  phone\call will insure our prompt attention.  STANDARD MOTORS, Sechelt  E.E. COE,  Manager.  -1 _   - - 1     ���  We Have a Good Selection of  1956 English Cars & Trucks  PREFECT  T H AMES  i:.-.v.  E T C  ..���*:��� ���'V;-'  Come  in  and  Test -Drive  one today  Their  Smart Appearance  Plus  Economy  of  Operation   will  be  your  Answer  to  the  High   Cost  of  Car  Ownership  1951   Mercury  Sedan  RADIO ��� HEATER -r- NEW 2-TONE PAINT  1948 Willys Jeep-Reconditioned'  1949 GMC Panel  RADIO ��� HEATER ��� NEW PAINT ���  $725  $695  Your Ford-Monarch Dealer  PHONE 64 SECHELT  COMPLETE


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