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 ViQfcQri&t ����� **  ���?��� i  Publishdd   i��   Gib-Oi)s>  B.C.  _, Volume\^%Sh^$SsAk^X1.  A ���'" ^iM$l? T�� 'l956.y%'  Serving ihe Growing  yf. Sunshine Coast  ���*"'    Ftom   Squamish  to Pender Harbour  .v. ?.  Sih.ce discontinuation of private garbage collecting on the  ���Peninsula, there lias .been Van  'increase of indiscriminate  dumping on highways, on side  roads,.ih the bush, and on private property. 7 ;7        ���  :  Considerable quantities ./of  garbage has been dumped at.  gospel Rock, spoiling the beaii-  ty of this 'welly known" spo/t.  People seeixi to be' adopting  . the attitude . of. dumping an��-  :where as. long7 as it Vis riot dp.  their own .property. This is a  ��erious offence'and punishable  i^T law, B.7 Williams, sanitary  inspector announces. ..���?���.-;���#"*'  it is^a simp^>ma^e^'7to; take  care of your'own garbage by  teny of the fbilo'wing methods:  jj. Burn all garbage, including  ..tins.  2. i Burn  all  combustible  garbage,  crush tins ; and '-bury '  lihem. 3. Biiryi;all garbage. (VV  ���   The size of'the average MV  ���will of course dictate the method of disposal,' but    one    or  other of these methods  must  pe used.   /���   V , - Vv;V;   V-     ������'._  'V Garbage breeds    flies    and!  rats  unless  it is   disposed   of  in a sanitary manner, Flies are  the vectors of typhoid i dysen-  ife-^jvpolib;vwhi'_^t^rafe spread  iyphus,-   leptospirosis,     (jaundice) and  are  the  means  also  of spreading trichinosis.  '   "This appeal is made to all  people , along    the    Sunshine  <Soast to be careful in the disposal of their  garbage. Don't  dump it on other people's property or on roads and highways.  , JDon't be responsible for    the  spread of disease^ carrying vermin. Be Clean, Be Sanitaryi, Be  Wisej Be  Considerate of Oth-  |i_;!^;Mr,V7V^ ������. - 7  EDWARD n, henniker  DONALD  H.  McNAB  introducing our  }* The7l5th annual meeting of  jihe Roberts Creek Credit Union was held in.Wilson Creek -  Community Hall . on    Friday  February  24th.  A     gratifying  ���yepreseritatibh     of;>. members  ^ere present, as^w'ell as a cop-,,  siderable,, nimiber  and^the hall was ccmfprtably  fiiled. .' V f y:^y. .  The reports    of    president,  secretary,     and    the    various >  committees   reflected   subs��any  tial growth over the previous  year ^  membership   increased -  25 percent, Sijare Capital over-  50   percent,  loans  almost   1Q0  percent;   total loans   .granted  since  incorporation in     1941,- ,  884 for a total iri excess of a  quarter  of a million-   dollars,  with a loss of only $169 presented a gratifyingy picture of  our service to the community  and  the    judicious    watchfulness of tlie executive over the  welfare of funds entrusted to  them.    Frank     Humphreys,  field representative, was guest  speaker.  Films    and    refresh-  ,  ments were enjoyed. 7 .y ; '7  J.W.   Gibb,   whose  ierm   as-  director expired at the end of  , 1955,   stepped  aside   in   favor,  of A.G.   Andrew's   of  ���Granthams. This will permit a greater representation of that area. ���  Mrs.   Monrufet   succeeded - Ar-   ,  thur Evans as chairman of the  educational and    social..   com-. ,  mittee.  Officers for  1956 are:  President, E.W.    Parr-Pearson;  vice-president,      H.      Sawyer;  directors,  Mrs.  R.   Kolterman,  W.D. Scott and A.G.- Andrews;/  credit committee,-W.J. Mayne,  F.W.  Kolterman,  R.L. Nygren  and  W.W.     Wright;'     supervisory committee, R.  B.    Kent,  Mrs.  F.E.  Johnson  and    Miss  K. Hall; educational and ���' social,   Mrs.  J.  Monrufet; ' secretary  treasurer, H. Lincoln.  ���'.��� ':��� Edward-N. Henniker,..the lo-  1 cal manager. of .the Bank    of  Montreal office, has served at  'many B-'pf' M, branches throughout the "province.  VA^nativeV of   Enderby,    he  joined the bank mKamloops in  i_i3Q '���������arid    gained    his    wide  knowledge of banking    while  serving    at    various     offices,  Among these can be listed the  branches  at   Chilliwack,   New  Westminster, Cloverdale, Trail  and Vancouver.  Mr,   Henniker     interrupted'^  his career to serve four years  with the Canadian Army during World War7 H in England,  France, Belgium and Holland.  He was demobilized as a  sergeant in 1946, and resumed his career with the B of M.  Five years later, he was appointed accountant in Victoria,  and served in a similar capacity at Trail prior to his appointment as manager here.  Mr. Henniker enjoys a game  ofjgbif'^  takes an active interest in all  community activities. While at  Trail, he- was secretary-treasurer.,of the Red Cross Society  and West. Kootenay/ branch of  the C.^.I.B. He was also a  member of ..the Trail Kiwanis  Club. "  The new TBank cf Montreal  manager in Sechelt is Donald  H. McNab, who y/as' formerly  with the assistant general man-  . ager's department .in Vancouver. He succeeds Ronald D.  Minnion, now in charge-of the  B of M office at Terrace.  A native bf Virden,    Man.,  Mr.   McNab  was  educated  at  Kamlbbps'and joined the bank ���"  at Ashcrbft in   1927.    During  his many years with the B of  M, Mi'. McNab gained valuable  experience at several branches  throughout the    province,    in  addition to those at offices at  Mayo and Dawson City in the  Yukon.    He    was     appointed/  accountant at    Kimberley    in  1941, and subsequently served/,  in a similar capacity   at   city'  branches in Vancouver.  Mr. McNab was attached to  the main office in Vancouver  for  six years,  prior  to entering the assistant general many  ager's" department in 1953.      ]���  xj^i^J^^h^ i%,; married ,. anft|��  hais a 7dau^htef, Joan, who is  at present cpmpleting her final yfear of high school in Vancouver.  oangels  thi  graced Fair  ' The Sdhbbr' Board at its  last, meeting decided* to allow  the? F&ir Fair: bf the Sunshine  Coast 7^air Association 'be;  'granted use of school accom-,  modations for the various ex-  'hibi|sVVV;;   .'��� y y: . y.y :  Tlie School Board granted  the;'- use of 7thb School Hall, the  basement of/the School Hall,  the anneyyof the Elementary  School and the basement class  room and other basement  space available. -  . The FallF^ir will be a three  day venture this'year, on August 23,24 and 25 to give more  people a chance to take in the  event. There will be the usual  dance in the School Hall /to  close the Fair.  is re a  d'y  is d��  for oig aance  The ' Teen Town Orchestra,  of the GibsOns-Granthams area  wil, provide dance music for  the benif it dance by the .Farmer's Institute March i7} _0r  Mr. and Mrs. Len Coates an'd"  family.  The Farmers' Institute is  making -this: .'effort on. behalf  of its hard working px-esident."  Kiwanis,. Canadian Legion,  Jack ..and Rita Fitchett and  others are making good progress with the ticket sales, and  the Gibsons Firemen have donated - the School Hall for the  evening. It is really a community effort:.  in this crew  We're No Angels will be  showing Thursday and Friday  evening at Gibsons 'Theatre.  Humphrey Bogart, Joan Bennett and Aldo Ray star in this  picture of a convict escape  from Devil's Island. Humphrey  Bogart, with two others escapes from -the infamous prison on Christmas Eve, and hides  out at the home of a French  storekeeper.  When they see the financial  plight of the store," they abandon their plans for looting,  : and decide to help. There is  humour and romance- woven  into the adventure, to make  this a really good picture.  Saturdays bill of the evening and the matinee is .an Abbott and Costello comedy,  Meet the Keystone Kops, when  the two comedians, with their  ability to get themselves into  tight situations, provided'make  a laugh-filled evening of their  efforts to extricate themselves.  Thursday show starts ;at 7.30  p;m. and Friday and Saturday  evenings two shows, the first  show starts at 7 and the second  at 9 p.m.  (BY   MIKE   POOLE}    ���  At Powell River Saturday  night the West Vancouver  Mountaineers won their, fourth  straight Howe Sound Basketball tournament, by downing  the Elphinstone Cougars 45-26.  The defeat however, was no  disgrace for the Cougars. They  had won the admiration and  respect of every player and  coach in the Tournament the  previous night, ���  Friday night the Elphinstone  boys dumped    an     extremely  powerful  and   confident Powell River team 33-27.  ' The Cougars won with their  heads.  They skillfully    pulled  the Poweli River zone defence  apart with short, snappy passing. Their.. ��� "control tlie ball"  game disorganized the Powell  River  team   who  preferred''a  hard running,    fast    breaking  ;   game. v  Doug Davies and Mike  Whittaker were standouts for  the Cougars. Davis' scored 13  . points against Powell River  and Whittaker got better than  70 percent of the rebounds in-  ,  the same'game.  The Cougars were at a disadvantage; playing without  their regular, coach, Jim Steveh-  soni, who was quarantinedi in  Gibsons with ' measles. Mike  3?boie to6k his place.  Dick Wright, highly respect- .  ed  coach of West  Van'   com-;  mented after the game, "That  was brie of the smartest High  School,basketball games I have ,  every seen played."  V    In the opening game Friday  inight "West'Van V used    their  Vl^tVstringV onlyj 11 noinutes in  w*bplingy^ijaa^^'ii^oy^W^'  Van played their  first  string  almost the entire game against  the Cougars. '.;''  -  Saturday night .Powell River showed their power, in a  running game by trouncing  Squamish' 70-17.  The final standing of the  teams: West Vancouver Motui-  taineers 1st;. Elphinstone Cougars 2nd; Powell River -Huskies 3rd and Squamish High  Sjchpol' 4th.'        '      '  " : ' .  ���VSTest Van will now move on  to the B.C. High School invitational Tournament.  There were 70 telephone subscribers through the Gibsons  excliangean 1948:  TODAY THERE ARE 507. .    :  There were 106 telephone subscribers on the Sechelt exchange (taking in Pender Harbour). ,  TODAY THERE ARE 400.  The Sunshine Coast is growing*.  Compiled for the combined Boards of Trade of The Sunshine Coast from Port Mellon to Pender Harbour.  wasn  BY R.F. KENNETT  Last month had -the coldest  temperatures, the greatest  snowfall, . and the cloudiest  skies of any February. in the  history of ..this, weather-station.  Temperatures ranged as  much as seven degrees colder  than normal, snowfall. \vas  nearly three times the normal  figure, and skies Were 15%  more cloudy, than the normal  cloud coyer.  Ail added up, the total fig-  ay beat  Snow, rain, hail or sleet has  not deterred Red Cross canvas-  . sers from making their rounds  iri ari effort to surpass last  year's quota of $800 for the  Gibsdhs-Pbrt  Mellon     district.  Collections in the Port Mellon area will be'made through  the mill but collections in the  Gibsons district must be on a  house to house basis. This applies also to Roberts Creek  and Sechelt also other areas  where -a Red Cross canvasser  niay visit.  While no appreciable    total  rbas';^  Bank of. Montreal, toy date it  is expected that when the canvassers do'"make their first re-  vpdrt the amount will be substantial. ���   '���"'"���'  ures for the month are as follows,  together with   the  normal figures in brackets:  . Summary.  Total rainfall 3.79 ins (4.23)  Total snowfall 18.9 ins (7.60)  Total precip'n 5.68 ins (4.99)  Days with rain 14 (13)  Days with snow 14 (7)  Days with frost 15 (14)  Mean wind speed 7mph (5mph)  Mean cloud cover 80% (69^)  Humidity 7 a.m. 89% (91%)  Humidity 7 p.m. 92% (92%)  Mean temp. deg. 33.4 (36.1)  High temp 43.9 Feb. 28 (48,3)-  Low temp, 11.9 Feb. 15 (19,0)  Last Thursday saw March  entering the peninsula gentle  as a lamb, but next day the  lion rOared in the form of a  50 to 60 mph gale and lashing  rain which measured nearly,  one-half inch in less than an  hour last Friday evening.  Snow reserves at upper lev- /  els have reached- considerable'y  proportions, and any prolongedrV  stretch oi mild wet weather.in^#  the next six -weeks will greatlyfy  increase the, danger of flood-|y  ing in creeks here on the pen-y  insula. r-  Gargrave  to speak  The Legislature in Action  will be the theme of an ad1-  dress,and series of colored  pictures presented by Tony  Gargrave, M.L.A. for Mackenzie riding, at the Board of  Trade dinner meeting, 7. p.m.  Monday, March 19.  The meeting will be at the  Mariner Cafe in. Gibsons and  all Who wish to attend, members or not, should* contact H.  E. Wilson or R. Kruse, by 6.  p.m. Satui'day evening..  There will be a report from  Mrs. Wynne Stewart, Board of  Trade President, and Danny  Smith, vice-president on the  Board of Trade meeting in  Vancouver on Monday.  Library meeting  The annual meeting of Gibsons Library Board will be  .held, in the library at 3 p.m.  March 22 when ' officers will  be elected for the year ar.d reports presented.  Since removal into its own  premises tlie library has had  greater use by people living, in  this vicinity. Any person interested' in library work is invited to attend.  Sechelt dinner  Sechelt Board of Trade will  -hold a dinner meeting March  28 at 7 p.m. in Sechelt Inn  when Tony Gargrave, M.L.A.  will be the speaker. Tickets  will be on sale shortly for this  event.  The Sechelt "Pops" orchestra enjoyed a pleasant even-;  ing at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. J. Mayne last Sunday.  Those present were Capt. and  Mrs. Andrew Johnston, Mr.  and Mrs.. Don McNab , Mr.  and Mrs. Gerald O. Fahrni,  Mr. and Mrs. C.G. Lucken, Mr.  - and Mrs. J..A. Evans and William Coffee.  The instruments blended  very well and popular, sacred  and classical music was played.  Andrew Johnston, Don McNab  and C.G. Lucken played violins, G.O. Fahrni, trombone  and French born, Helen Fahrni, drums. Pianists Mrs.. J.A.  Evans, Mrs. Johnson, Mrs! McNab and Mrs. G.O. Fahrni.  The singing was outstanding  especially the rendition of Excelsior. Supper was served at  the interval and then music  was again enjoyed until the  midnight hour: ��� More musical  evenings are planned for the  future.  arenfs attend  QLD TIMER'S BIRTHDAY  Mrs. Grannie McEwan, formerly of Gibsons, was guest at  Open House, at the home of  Mrs. Vern Burn "of Phicher.  Creek, in honor of Grannie's  92nd birthday.  HALL REDECORATED  The-United Church hall has  been redecorated in two shades  of green and new curtains have  been provided for the Windows.  More set power  Pow'er lines V to Madeira  Park are now operating, Steve  Howlett of. the B.C. -Power  Commission reports, as far as  the Narrows at the outer end  of Gunboat Bay.-  e As the line "progresses, customers will be served,'in this  area, he added. Branch lines  must be completed to each  group.   ��� A  An extension serving, five  customers at West Sechelt has  now been added to the system,  and another extension at Roberts Creek is under construc-  ticn.  Guides, Brownies  Church parade  The Local Association to  Guides and Brownies of Gibsons draw attention to the  coming Church parade of  Guides and Brownies at the  Anglican Church, March 25 at  3.30. p.m.  At the Local Association's  last meeting the resignation  of Mrs. E. Herrin secretary  was regretfully accepted. Mrs.  V. Wilson was elected to that  office.  The annual cookie sale of  the Guides and Brownies, each  year was discussed and further "information will be announced later.  About 140 parents, with a  small sprinkling of fathers in  the groups, attended high  school last Thursday, as a pairt  of the annua] Education Week  observance.  Classes began promptly at  8.3.0 p.m., and the assembled  "students" after enrollment,  went to the classroom of iheir  choice. Demonstrations, lectures and projects in a variety  of topics, from drama to science, history to art, occupied  the visiting students until 10  p.m. ��� 7-7'  A discussion, lead Wy Mr.  Trueman and Mrs. Rankin of  the staff dealt with the grade  11 and 12 program ,of studies.  This was held during ihe first  period of the evening. Many  who attended this session remained to have personal questions answered by one or the  other of these teachers, instead of taking part in one  of the classes which followed.  Classes have been arranged in  social studies, English, biology,  home economics and mathematics, as well as demonstrations in industrial art, shorthand and typing.  Parents met teachers, discussed children, problems and  work. Parents also learned the  weight of a single hair, how  to type to music, to establish  rhythm, bo.v to draw "Rosie",  how to c_t lead and how and  why cookTng is taught. A demonstration of physical education was given.  The staff had done a great  deal of planning and work to*  make the evening a success  and a source of 'information.  Approximately 100 families  will have had a better idea of  what their children study and  why.  Mr. Stephenson who was ncA.  present regreted being ill will-  measles. * Be had planned a  charming musical demonstration fcr   the  group. 7 Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.,  ! , every Thursday,  at Gibsons,  B.C.  y FRED  CRUICE, Editor  and Publisher  5  '���    .' DO WORTMAN. Advertising  Manager  Member Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association  and the B.C. division of C.W.N.A.  Box 128, Gibsons, B.C. Phone .45Q  Authorized Second Class Mail, Post Office Department, Ottawa.  Eates of Subscription: 12 mos., $2;    6 mos., $1.25;    3 mos.�� 75c.  United Stales and Foreign, $2.50 per year. 5c per copy.  BY MRS. E. LUMSDEN  f  S  CREDIT?  Credit rating institutions are taking a look at the credit situation along this coastal area and it can safely be surmised, are  wondering.     y  . They have good reason for wondering. There seems to be a  reasonable amount of money floating around but not.too much  g�� it. is being used.to pay off debts in what might be considered  a normal space of time.  Banks are looking somewhat more closely at their commitments and it is becoming more difficult to obtain leans. It can-  no* fee said it is-because the banks do not want to lend riioney.  That is *aie way they make   themselves useful to a community.  Betail (merchants in Gibsons  are also taking a look at the  credit situation *and are in process of organizing a credit bur-  >   caaceE their own. This means that information on creditors who  a*ie.<etec5dedly slow or just plain defaulters will be available to  aeary .merchant within the bureau.  All these factors, credit rating institutions, banks and retail  KteTcbanis, cannot all be wrong about the credit situation. What  m i��/a<q8_g? One clue might he that some people have not yet  caught Tap with the business tempo /that is rapidly over-running  ..<&�� area. It could be, as The Coast News has, mentioned before,  l&ai some people are still living in the three boats a week days  said have not yet realized that business is now operating like  fire ferries, in a much faster tempo - seven ferries a day at the  peak and 14 ferries a day promised for this summer.  One's credit rating is something that should1 not be regarded  too lightly. It could mean the making or'breaking of a business.  Tfuere. are various businesses quite sound financially but their  "feoo&keeping, if any, must be in horrible shape, so horrible that  St would take the best of income tax experts to sort out the mess.  This should not be the case. If a man wants to remain in  business today he should be .businesslike. He should have a set  ef: books, even if a simple system - which might be best, were  used.  Merchants, including The Coast News, serve customers,  _3__o_nptly Vwhere possible. The individuals concerned are pleased  to-obtain the goods asked for. But are theyi pleased when you  threaten them with court action to collect what is rightfully  belonging to the merchant*. Not oh your life! They are indignant. The merchant is not supposed to feel indignant because  Itis overdraft at the bank is costing him money --an overdraft  he would not have if debtors paid their bills.  There are merchants in this area who can show a rather  lengthy list of past due debts, some small, some large and  some fairly steep. The debtors unless definitely broke, may  tbxnk they are smart in avoiding squaring up their debt but they  are not as smart as they; think they are. One's debt record has  * Iiafeit of travelling alongside of one, like a shadow.  As 5xas been stated before in these columus, if someone was  fe earmark a $100 jbdll to be passed from hand to -hand for the  csqriicif purpose of clearing up debts, a considerable amount  ceariS&ifoe wiped off the books... .   .    , ;  ;  13ae Coast News is not writing oh the credit situation because of any serious condition in its own monetary, situation. It._.  -fees have a few negligent accounts, which if paid up would-  e&__H_ up its bank overdraft quite nicely. The Coast News would  Bioe to draw the general public's attention to the fact that  tfcKsir negligence adds to he cost of doing business. Who pays  far this added ccst? Naturally the public. Howls about the high  east of living have not so far considered the past due debt -situ-  a&H-m. When a grocer marks up the price of a can of beans he  "&as in.his mind continually the overdue debt figure.  Maany stores on the prairies in smaller centres have gone on  �� strictly cash basis because they.find they cannot finance  someone else's debt. Thaft situation can arise here. Maybe it  s&ouid and the sooner the better. Chain stores operating on a  cash basis have a price advantage. Wherever they settle, they  prosjper. Few have ever been forced to close their doors.  One recognizes an honest attempt to pay off a debt and one  also recognizes an effort to evade payment. Money is useless  unless used. Its velocity, to use a monetary term, is what makes  Editor: We have been helped to reestablish ourselves after the fire and no words can  ever express the thanks we  feel to one and all for the kind,  thoughtful generousity which  helped so much to ease the burden.   ...     _. :  From Port Mellon, through  Gibsons, Roberts Creek and  Wilson Creek people sent and  brought clothings dishes, furniture, canned fruit and vegetables, hampers of . groceries,  potatoes and other vegetables,  flour, sugar, blankets, pillows,  lamps, towels, djsh towels,  sheets andV pillow .cases, kitchen ware of all kinds, and  lust about everything, that  goes to make, up a home.  To all those including  the Canadian Red Cross, who  offered fteds, stoves, etc., which  we couldn't, make use of, we  would also like io say "thank  you", just to know that the  thought was there helped to  brighten "our days.  We only hope that we can  be of service to our community for many years to come,  and keep Gibsons a good place  in which to. live.  Mrs. L.  Coates.  v|&7 A  party was held    at    the  T^bme of Mr., and Mrs.. G. Wizard Selma Park,; Feb.   27  to  Turner, S e c h e 11, of their  daughter Miss M. Turner who  "attends Vancouver Normal  College. They also entertained  a son-in-law D. Wood of New  Westminster,    B.C.  Born on a Feb. 29, Miss Su-  Coast News Mar. 15 1956  VVV^bnour the new .wife of' Mr.B.    sanne Wigard, Selma Park, has  Editor: May I. through your  paper appeal for a little discretion from motorists speeding through Wilson Creek towards Mission Creek Bridge.  Reason for my appeal is that,  in past six months or more,  about six dogs have been struck  and killed outright by motorists. The point I wish to make  is there are about 20 or more  children in1, this area and one  of these days its going to tie  more than just a pet that gets  it.- ' ',.  -  This section has almost become a speedway, a few minutes could save a life either of  the child's pet or the child... I  hope I never have to pick up  a child the way we've had.to  piek7up animals lately. , ,;.  If we have to petition for  a cut in speed limit around  this section, it "will" surely be  too bad. So before.we do so���  motorists, remember children  wiUbe seern-���. bul; do not hurt  them. Thatgoes for their pets  too. It gets a little sickening  watching poor small one's pets  go. Mrs. E. N.���- ��� "  v^Duval. The ladies presented  -Mrs.VDuval with a coffee table  .jas a wedding present.  ::c   Mr. Reg    Hentbri,    Sechelt's  famous magician,    is    moving  rhis family this wee%:to the in-  'rterior of B.C. where he: plans  .to-run a ranch of 160 7  acres.  ���oMany banquets and    concerts  ^will miss-his services, so gen-  ierously donated in aid  of the  ^charities for several, years. .  ^"������A visitor to the H. Batchel-  or's for a week was Mrs. Betty  :Dee from Vanainda, B.C;, a for-  -;mer resident of this area. Mrs.  Dee was quite    excited    over  selling three fiction stories to  (some of the top markets.  '���?' Rennie Lumsden, Porpoise  ^Bay, and Dennis Page, Sechelt  i-are staying at Egmont, B;C.  "for a few weeks fishing and  ���Vclamming. They hope to sell  'commercially, if'-their luck is  good.  '*'  Two local young men of Por-  lpoise Bay    have    joined    the  'Armed Services    of    Canada.  *Fred De Jong will    soon    be  wearing the uniform   of    the  Canadian Air Force and Pelle  Poulson the    khaki    of    the  Army.  Mr. and Mrs G. Wigard spent  the weekend in Vancouver  choosing Spring styles for the  shoe store in Seehelt.  A social item of interest is  'the visit, to Mr. and Mrs. F.  a regular birthday every four -  years. This year she celebrated  with a dinner with-12 friends./  Mrs. Cecil Lawrence, Porpoise  Bay, made and decorated the  lovely  angel food  cake...     7  Mr. and Mrs. G. Pratt,. Porpoise Bay, announce the birth  of a grandson in Bella Coola,  B.C. to their daughter, Mrs.  J. Segec.  ���Canada" has been fortunate  but disaster can happen here!  Your money... helps the. Canadian Red Cross when- disaster  strikes/  I.O.O.F/ Sunshine  Coast  Lodge No.76 meets Gibson's Legion Hall 2nd and  4th Friday each month.  In   one   simple   step  .you    can    put    your 7  ; extra dollars to work;  , in over 100 fine securi-i  | ties representing major:  industries from coast to  coast. For' full, details  consult your Investors '.  Syndicate  jepreserita-  tive. '> ���" '���������.���'. V  Write or Phone,  NEVILLE  ASTLEY  District Manager ���'���*������  503-640  W.   Hasting?  Phone  Marine  5283/  Vancouver  2/ B.C.  I Cancrcfeft Jargwf tsutvoi lua_  !Hf��- omct, wiMMNfi ��� orricw m rtMcirAv'ciTtts J  *W  Gibsons Public Library  ANNUAL AfffT/^  Rl. MARCH 22,   8 PM  At The New Library  AH Interested Are Welcome  HOME IMPROVEMENTS  can  be financed  by government  Home Improvement  Loans  at your  local  bank  Consult us for free estimates'  Editor: Sorry, to ask you to  please discontinue mailing  "The Coast News" to me now  that the subscription has expired.  To anyone living in the  Gibsons area the pape;r must  be indispensible for it appears  to cover all the local news of  the various settlements, and  the advertising is certainly on  its toes. My forty years ih business convinced me that space  G   K   BARTON & CO  Write 1531 Haywood Ave., West Vancouver, or Phone Collect West 2372R  in the local newspaper is the  money valuable. Maybe this entire area should put some grease   . best advertising  medium <. that  ��aits money and send it on its way to payi up outstanding debts,     a merchant can buy.  Ev?erycne would feel the effects of it - except the banks who  noigi-Lt wonder what the word overdraft means. However, day-  ��Sceaming on this subject will not help. Some action is needed.  How about organizing a week for paying off debts or let us be  Eke the Chinese who refuse to start a new year in debt. It is  a sweet thought. How's your credit rating?  Garden Bay  By Judith Fletcher  USrVFrank Harding is spending d week in Vancouver and  is. expected home shortly.  Miss Joan Irene Millar has  joined the staff of St. Mary's  Kbspital.  Uon Fulton, of Vancouver  Ba��y, was a visitor to the Har-  ftmix during the week.  Don McEcheran is registered, at the Pender Harbour  Lodge.  Mr. L. Gougeon of the B.C.  Power Commission is registered at the Pender Harbour  iLodge.  Oliver Di^ois of Kliendale,  vitas on a b'usinnes trip to Vancouver.  Stan Dickson, the new administrator of St. Mary's Hos-  ptfeil, moved liisVfrLge and three  etes-ghters from Prince George  to- Fender Harbour "last Sunday. They are living at Garden  B*_d Insley and Carl Rem-  Eaen  of the Garden  Bay Boat  Works are working night and  day on an order of outboard  motor hulls.  Charles Till is staying at  the Pender Harbur Lodge,  Irvine's Landing.  Paul Spacks of the B.C. Electric Company, Vancouver, is  registered at the Garden Bay  Lodge.  Tom Brazilj the 86 year old  pioneer of Hardy Island, paid  a visit to friends in Pender  Harbour on Wednesday last.  Albert Martin of Quarry  Bay, Nelson Island, has moved  to Garden Bay.  Mrs." Ruth McKechnie of  Middlepoint, visited Pender  Harbour on Thursday last.  Harry Reiter is confined in.  the St. Mary's Hospital following a severe heart attack.  Art Harding arid family of  Billings Bay spent Saturday  at the Harbour.  The editorials were also  sound and to the point. One of  them that was of far more than  local interest drew attention to  the absurdity of the' extravagant adulation lavished by  "fans" on professional" gladiators or sports teams. It was  quiet, and good.  With every good wish for  the success and welfare of  the Coast News Staff.  Arthur E. Jones.  When a home burns to the  ground, that is a disaster. Your  Canadian Red Cross is always  on the job to help. You are  there too through your Red  Cross contribution'  Wilson Creek  BY MRS. D. ERICKSON  Two keen fishing enthus-  iasts, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Campbell, spent last week with  Charles, and Mrs. Brookmari.  Mrs. Terry Walker from  Vancouver is spending a few  days with the Critchells.  Local canvasers for the Red  Cross report good support from  the residents here, and express  thanks to R. Parker and his  associates at tlie Sea Beach  Motel.  Rehearsals are being held  every Monday in the community hall, unless otherwise engaged, 'by the Peninsula Drama  Group. Three one-act plays, all  very amusing, and promising  talet has been chosen by Mrs.  Hazel Critchell. The plays are  Heaven on Earth, The Marriage Proposal and Sarkin.  Don't forget to  RING OFF  after using your telephone  . When-your. call is finished, hang up the receiver -  and turn the crank vigorously for about three seconds. This  - will let the operator know that the.line is free so she can disconnect,  REMEMBER: the RING-OFF is important. Otherwise  ' thtf operator will report your line as "busy'* to anyone  trying to call you.  OTHER IMPORTANT TELEPHONE POINTERS  BEFORE RINGING: If you are on a party line, lift the V  receiver to find out if the line is in use. Then replace  the receiver gently.  J3TO CALL: With the receiver on the hook, give ��� one long,,  v  vigorous ring of about three seconds duration.  v  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE   COMPANY  (ws����f)p��iijuiMfijyioWian���� acquaint hew comers in the  oi7 their evening grouip. Games  were enjoyed' and the evening  cpn-c-ydeci with Sie" serving of  refreshments.  .,, John, the 15 month old eon  of Mrs. Irene Hunter is home  fr oni Vanicojiver 'where he received medical treatment fpl-  iwsring his venture cf drinking fibor cleaning" fluid;  (f  (/  iwii^c���t    ���KHS M, WEST ��� ���  ,A couple of weeks    ago    a  ] photograph of Vancouver's rug-  \ by and football team in 1892  j appeared in the  Sun.  A.W.H.  Curtis who played on the forward line of the team was the"  father of Mrs. G. Wiren, and  had arrived in Vancouver from  * Franpe the year previously.  Almost all the children . at  was asked to provide food for  Ihe Scout ftaon St. Patricks  Day. '���:';- -:; .7        ���'- "       7*  Coast News, Mar. 15 1956     3  ^Vnosi au roe cnnoren at-    tiaUy, ^tehm afgfaan .donated *  tending-.Poet ..^Ieilon,wSctiool :^ ���*$& l#A."%y_ 0e "Women^  VBY   PHYtilS B*. HQDGSON  Mr. and Mrs. Carter, Guest  recently of Toronto and no*  living ip. VaELcouver weiie vis-.  siting'::$&V and    Mrsl    Walter  V^uci^r:..,QnV ^e^nesday   of  last week; .^ps. Boiicher ehter-  .fained at afte^npoii tea honoring Mrs. Guest.  ;M?S�� Eyelyh, Griffin was  a  ficent ��� vi&tof"td the city.  J4ir.^nd XW$&. -%. Huinnhries  have^iui^di-dme^rom their "y^J ���^*"^#f��  winter va^ionl They   ipent aW^ ^'%$�� Jf%  soai&rtii&eWith7their,daughter .-.$&&.���. G��*.9te lasted, who  a^,$$Oilyt .-ia, ^npkane,   gnd ^^itty.^^w^  ���emgof^ St. Paul's   hospital,    is   now  ih Pm^p^Jjok i^aim ^pfings. home.  ?*;^:^&y$^ noM^w3..<��T^j:*^^        ^swp&JQ reading,ga_es. C_$    C_^-_ri_7:'',:'____^l_d  ..Aeiliiir. -WMmMm#^&m..$P-$&   forM^.Giiestwreto.Mleses   snp^i_t # ih^ustilei (�� ^   t^S^-    �� .   - **  joyabfe Wid^-^v^li^^    0<>fae*_y.     -VyyV^yV;.,     PaciJ  ^ ^ ^a^    tW^%; -y;.,   -,-���   y        ..  ��|? ,WM~>^*��h^ R&?<*       fe George. HiiLy was ; Tin    5 ��� sii��iSe��V-'''"-^l' ^ereViaik^s-      4-V,_ . '..'���.... ...;.���' .  ol..4ni&r^t^^ Santa    Vancouver visiting ^fiiibthfer    ed Dy the high.   standM   df     Jli^i_tt_*���_^__II  ��l-:**  ���^^im^m^m^Wim m*yv&imy-- -;;:v  - :;��� x   ^'M.^ms^^^-'e^ ^m^^W^'  --'**-%:*||oi_gt-    the ��� d#a��t&       March 9 was Mr: ahd Mrs.       *&�����' ���������***'* < -������:;/>:-��� ..,.._     ft&_tfl&��i* r-_ft__l_.__Sft__-  ������  at  secpiid? yet ;'��������� nae^jteal 5 * insurance  coverage to '':J^efit.:.^|^:.,V:Jua-  Arraagejfnents    were    mad:e .- J9t��i^^-;tia-i-er';'to whoia/ier-  for th^ .JSaiac_h v27:\visi^'--<xf -UCifl^ ;". ^pjt^iliziera'. can mean financial  G.R^to<^7a_^^ _iii__;-_.^-  l-epers; ���wien -^e :5wUl "l^'o^ 4  film and talk dl the wbrit of  the mission. -Miss Ament, a  Vancouver nursfe has spent x22  years in India in charge of the  Nasik L^rosy~:Ho^pital in the  Province ot Bombay. '  It was dtejided: that a  par-  ��� - ��� ..?^^VM^j?.icon)^ittee<s ^Ixajsre  agreed to act also as liaispa  committees to maintain close  co-operation and- friendly re-,  lations between board aiid  teachers - the tvto groups most  concerned with education in  this district.  :.. The Jyhior'Red^Cross operates" a 'iioQting7*.'deatai. clinic  for, children. along NewS>ioflat-  land's west ecia'st.  ���������acw;-'3tit.^as(^^  ' x���r<&.S:M^.JmP&& Mr%>  N.R. McKil>t>ih was ho_tess' ta  a .iiujjojber ot the yo��nger-set  <^#^^.-(^l^^v7W^-. -"With'  ;:e|^#ettsber ��� tak|nj^ a.. g$p$  ^^^ect of the -pai^7wisis :?d  SALES  .\rt.--  1^  ifi.    .-:!  ���i'        V�� .-  .I?^  FwThe  NOW^Itethfi Agency  I0fl  ,%>��iw  vV,;.V'7.' - -. -''.V.-/-1--*''���"=--.:--V-..'��� ';������  ���&m^iT^^ndy.pm^  the 'Hostel yoii N��ed  TAKE, AXWA^AGE.. OF  OUR FHEE DELtVEHY  iii^a#^-^vjSfe^^eI . tt4��ir ^iipier B&lS;   coiiilHg    'U  ���-:^^.;-^yI^nMjtev^--f3.7a    frpme fpr the especially hapjjy ,    , , ���  '1^^#^%^l|??��#^      ' ^^SfS1' ^-    ,.���>.    v,-V   ^.       ,P.VStrike slipped on the icy  ������>^tttf��lA'��^W��-:---^Ste--    ^i ^m?1% ^ ���"#? ste^invprit oi ;i^  hbiike  Wf-'&^^^&,'<*im    2^^?*^^ ^T   L&"r^    bruiaSng iife" i>aek and neeessi-  SffikH*."-iwmm^  biM��e    �������������#�� Fn^r?.X^ee^,.^s    tMng ^vei^i day^ re^  cliri,   conclude  .th^.&^fe    ^|ss at a deUgatful teenage       yjg^-^-^^g^��� ^  Mrs. S. Burt celebrated fe   ^-^-M\^g...^ C3.  m^lft&i^: wlUS;- ft _|S_nn2iljr;: -i^^    ��^ie^ ftir^.A-    Bpyes,   JVIr.  at her sbii's hbme ih Vaiicou-  very' .       .- ������'.-''/'"'  iylrs. A.E. Ritchey spent a  few days in Vancouver with  her daughter Joanna.  c|ttb^   concluded , .|h^e-. fleasc>_i  ���W �� ^^y i##e %s^,  of  M^^Fp^l^,;.^!. ,pj^iiiioii-.a  *^j>i^^ip&$ffl^1.^:^^.V.v^^.  ea^^romV ^jxep^ex ,^r; -tfee  cfeeatsjgiia,- anilys^ed ,river    a ''  few days as the "guest 'v* Mrs.  Keen.  *    *     *  .''"'' A display of art    work   in  'TOS?MSJ!?''5?S8F?KLA John Wood's store window attracted much attention. The  display which was  the -work  or MADEIRA PARK Areas.  on orders of $5Jor Over  v"   ���''   ."������.-���   ������:.-������.   ..,.;.���    .*:��� -y. ���.;/,..'."���.  MARINE  <*���.!���'-�����-  ^pp^y  Phone 3P  Pender  Harbour  of the elementary school pupils, showed, promise -and received favorable cominent from,  those viewimj it.  Mr. and TMrs. A. Proop .have  returned from Rochester \vhere  Mr. Propp underwent a series  -of surg-ical operations with fa-  . vorable resylts. In the intervals  Have your Insurance man  paint you a full picture of  rising replacement costs.  Full insurance coverage will  giye; security -and Vpeacfi.i! oi  mind.  N. Richard McKibbin  INSURANCE  Phone 42 Gibsons. B.C.  Over 20 Years  of Insurance Experience  Pink and white- was the color scheme at a delightful  shower paJfty, when Rita  Krentze and Mrs. Dave Herrin  entertained' in honor of TMiss  Marv King - bride elect of this  morith -" The many loyelyi gifts  were arranged in a beribboned  basket. The tea table was centered with a decorateii cake  and various other dainties.  Shirley King, Bunnie Herrin,  Joyce Walters and Roberta  Carruthers assisted with the  serving. 7  Bud White was in Vancouver  meeting his parents from Port  Alice.     ��� jfr.  \ \Mr. and., Mrs. David ���Hunter  o|V^p^vviay;; 'nuirse$es-;V$er�� .  weekend guests of   Mr.    and  VMrs.  George  Hopkins.  ___  SECHELT MOTOR TRANSPORT  ANNOUNCES A  NEW BUS SCHEDULE  ....���'     .��� ��� ���  EFFECTIVE  Thurs. March 29,1956  These schedules may be seen at the Bus Depots  at Si?chelt, Powell River, Gibsons and Vancouver. %  Any objections may be filed with ihe Public Utilities Commission, Motor Carriers Branch, 1740  West Georgia, Vancouver, before March 29, 1956.  C.C. LAWRENCE,  SECHELT MOTOR TRANSPORT  SECHELT B.C.  Match  15/1958. ,.  is po$e$  Sechelt News  BY MRS. A. A. FRENCH  Jack Robinson of North  Vancouver has been relieving  Ben J. Lang at the drug store  while Mr. Lang has been look?  ing after- business at Gibsons.  Mr. Robinson stayed with the  Maynes, also a visitor, Al  Bruynele from Vancouver on  business. Mr; Bruynele was a  resident of Selma Park several  years ago.  Dave Galyin,  old time resi-.  dent of Sechelt is now working  at Crucils  new camp at Earl  Cove and will be staying with  Jack Mayne each -weekend.  At the monthly meeting of  branch 140. Canadian Legion,  Sechelt the officers were installed -by Robert Macnicol of  Gibsons. Officers installed included Jack Yewdall as president; Q. Russell recording secretary; Jack Browning corres-  spondence secretary and J.  Dolphin treasurer. * The slate  of officers for branch 140 is  regarded by members as auguring 'excellent prospects for  the branch, this year. Bingo  will continue each Wednesday  evening.  A well konwn old timer of  the Porpoise V Bay area Alexander VHopkins (Sandy) aged  -���84;;d_ed at .his: imme:7fie iis'sUr-: '������-  vived' by two great-grand.  nieceTs- a^d. two great-grand  nephews. Services were held in,  the'Beli Funeral home in Vancouver.  jsdbrs. V.F. Dunn is oa a weeks  .vacatioTrv in YWcouver.; ^ .."     -  Alice' Batehelor 7^^^^osen  .V^eleg^t^s. _ .to." tj^e' ^^ieoming; ���.  J'c(^w^t^y^|^;-r^7A. ..to the;  Canadian Legion in ^Cranbrook  BVC.'MraV iiiyesay w'^b'isVSer-  geaint of'Arms in the Sechelt  L-A.-, will,cairy the Standard  of the local _^bup,   .  Mr. and ms. George Mif-  lar have left for California  and way points.  and Mrs. J. BSJaeey with Marilyn a$$XDem$&, Mrs. E. Preiss  arid Miss S. Sehvlrald.  Bfltr. and Mrs. Bursey with  thjeir daughter and her husband, Mr. and Sirs'. Heiiria  were guests of Mr. Helina's  mother, Mrs. Johnson of Hopkins Landing last weekend.  ifaxs. G. Kerbis and Mrs. 'K.  Hoehne celebrated birthdaiys  on:March 4 an,d on March 9th,  Mrs. G. 7 Norman and TMrs: F.  Weist. By odd; co-incidence Mr.  Norman and Mr. West have  their birthdays ' on the same  date in April.  The new company which is  promoting tlie sale of Mercedes-Benz cars in Vancouver has  the names of Mr. L.L.G. Bent-  ley and Mr. J. JPrentice of Canadian Forest Products1 * among  the Directors; Mr. L.L.G; Blent-  ley brought one df these cars  back from his last trip -to  Europe:  Mrs. J. Strayhorn spoke on  the relationship of the W.A.  as sponsors to the local association of Guides and Brownies  at the March meeting of the  Community Church W.A. The  Valentine Tea raised $60 which  was handed over to the L.A.  and the group committee for  Scouts   and Cubs.     Tlie W.A.  ynift  tvgics #��& -f&ir ff>t iiiiary. nfe��  a^ej^nfc ,fpr/,tti^|^e^-.1^.  :^m 'iie_$��$s ���il^i^miiSi.ie  am eaeh cetmiriiftee^ stJUgnt an  ���uj^^sti^l^g'o^,;,^ .other's  problems and ^i^^Jties.; Tlie  new. agreemientV "'although, it  prpvidee for slight eliapg^.in  tJije salary schedule, inTcorppr-  ates two nevv clauses for teacher assistance, one a . su'ra-  mer. scHobl fepnus^ of ^100 for  qualified teasers. Who Attend  summer sehpoi7 in kn attempt,  to improve certificatibn or  gain knowledge which will  improve their    teaching;    the  AliTOMOUVE  :��mjm,yyy,  rmm -batteries  '   VVEL0ING    .  McCtlLLCftCll SAWS  SOLNIK  SERVICE STATION  Phono 85T Sechelt  HUMPHREY BOGART  JOAN BENNETT ��� ALDO RAY  Escape from Devil's Island - Humor - Romance.  Thurs. 7.30 p.m.    Friday 7 and 9 P.m.     March 15 and 16.  Meet the  Keystone Cops  ABBOTT & COSTELLO  in an Uproarious Comedy  Saturday 7 and 9 p.m. Matinee 2 p.m.  March 17.  Coming:    CHIEF CRAZY HORSE  GIBSONS THEATRE  Box 238  Gibsons 132  Open  For  Business  BUYING SELLING  GIBSONS GENERAL SALVAGE  USED  PLUMBING - LOGGING - MILL - MARINE  AND BUILDING SUPPLIES  ALSO CAR TRUCK & CAT PARTS  WANTED - SCRAP METALS  Chris's Jeweler's  For the Finest in  We hav�� a Beautiful Selection'of New  NECKLETS - EAR RINGS - RWSS - BRACELETS  '���1* f. *  "   See ousr Watchmaker, V. Hackworth, lEor ail  WatcSx St J&wetlery Repair*  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO  Call at CHRIS'S - or Pfc��n_ SECHELT 96 ��^SCfiT2!_r3:��;_$:S^^  'eftmn  HARMLESS SCARECROWS  r There is'a stcry. in a book  by Ian Maclaren about an old  batehelor who. lived alone *in  the Highlands of Scotland; After his death innumerable  pieces of paper were found in  near; he saw that they, were  chained. He. clapped his hands  and &JOn fcame to> the gate  where the. ^porter was. an entered into the Palace Beautiful.  Our quotation to-dayj is a"  motto.wcirn on his ring .by a  his .cabin on which    he- had.   Persian King: This too    shall  written estimates  as  to    how;. P386  away.  long his money would last if  he spent six shillings a wreek;  how much longer if he could'  make five -hillings suffice or  four, and sixpence. At the time  of his deiath he possessed more  money  than  at  any   previous  time in his life.  * .* *   ...  There is more pathos than  humor in. .the story; however,  iri view of that last clause there  is humor. As an illustration  of how many! people live out  fretful livesy it is all too true.  They are haunted by fear apprehensive about, a future  which they face''With forebodings. Therey.is# isound common  sense and needed' advice in this  poem; by Grenyille^'Kleiser:  . It's whalj  you _ thinky   that.  makes the^warid?  Seem sad orV-gay toV'you,  Your mind may colour    all  things grey  Or make them radiant hue.  Be glad to-day, be true, and  wise,  Distinguish gold from dross;  Waste ���   neither     time'   nor*  thought   about        7 ; V-  The bridge you'llnever cross.  If life seems drab and difficult,  Just face it with a will;  Mrs. Alice Crakanthrop, who.  has ijust celebrated-, her riinety-  second birthday, : claims1 the  distinction of being the first  white girl born on -the 7. west  coast of Vancouver island, at  Stamps Mill, Alberni. She is  also the last surviving pupil of  the first school in Vancouver  and a c c o r diiigly received  friendly congratulations    from  You do  hot have to"' work    her ten-year-old pet,  Bonnie,  alone " '  Since God is with you stilt.  Press  on . with   courage,  toward the goal,  With Truth your shield emboss;  Be strong, look up and^uSt  ignore  TEENAGE  ROADEO  The bridge you'll never cross.  *  *  *  Often  those   who  might  be  . expected to be  immune from-  needless worry are torn by it.  Augustine  tells    of. how"  he  greedily  sought  honor   and   a  position of eminence. He wanted the gains  and successes of  the world, and to the unusual  degree he  secured   them.  But  the satisfaction he  sought did  not come with them. One day  he passed along the streets of  Milan on his way to deliver a  panegyric to the Emperor. He  passed a poor beggar who had  just enjoyed a meal  and was  happy, - almst hilarious. Augustine  could  net    but    contrast  The recently announced  "Teen Age Safe Driving  Road-e-o", organized by The  Junior Chamber Of Commerce  cf Canada and its 300 affiliated  chapters, gained added support w*itb the announcement  that Imperial Oil. Limited will  sponsor the project at the provincial level throughout the  country. '  It is expected that 30,000  young Canadians will participate in the "Safe Driving  Road-e-o". Aimed at testing  and rewarding teen-age drivers, written and driving examinations are designed to improve driving habits and attitudes.  Local competitions will take  the care-free happiness of this     place in some 250 communities  penniless beggar with his own  troubled  state  of mind.     The  utter futility of worldly honor  impressed  upon  him  a  lesson  he  never  forgot.  - One would think that the  utter folly and uselessness of  ���worry would become more apparent than it dees, for no  amount .of anxiety to-day can  possibly lessen to-morrow's  burden; in fact 'quite the reverse is true. Anxiety about  some future t|sst actuary  makes us less able to .meet  the very experience we dread.  When we tryi to carry to-day's  load and to-morrow's load at  one time we inevitably invite  disaster. Someone has said,  "No man ever gave way beneath   the  burdens   of   tc-day.  during late April and May.  imperial Oil will bring the  top teen-age driver from, each  local contest to a one-day regional final to compete for  permanent trophies and cash  awards offered by the company. B.C. trials will be on  May 26 in Vancouver.  From these provincial eliminations 12 finalists will fly to  Ottawa for the national championship competition on July  7-8, 1956. This national final  is sponsored by the All Canada  Insurance Federation.  A representative group- of-'  Beaver Chapter, Order of DeMolay, Vancouver, were  guests of Mt. Elphinstone  Chapter, No 65, OES, when  they entertained some 90 members of" OES and members ?(0��.  the Masonic Order.r;and their  sons. '' ""  The boys were accompanied  by their guardian. "Dad" Cook'  and Mrs. Cook, and by  Miss  Carol Killer, Honoured Queen  .... of    Job's    Daughter,    Bethal  No    1.   Each DeMolay   Chapter,    has    a    Sweetheart,     a  Job'?    Daughter,    who     acts  with the Master Councillor as  co-hostess  ��� in    social    affairs.  l.The Beaver  Chapter's; Sweet-'  ".heart this .term is Miss Irene  Parks,  who  also was -present  and sat in the East at the Master Councillor's right harid.-  With' Harry ' -Cook'," faster  .- Councillors "Warren '-BreWer,:  ''' Senior  Councillor "< and     Brian  :   Adde-3.ey,    Junior    Councillor  and ..other members'Sctin'g as  Senior  Deacon,  Chaplain 'and  Marshall,- the boys first- put en-  their Majority Degree    which  is the official farewelf to those  reaching their 21st    birthday.  These young men, although nd  longer permitted   membership'  ih the order,  are always welcome, to  attend meetings and  social affairs. In the; majority  of cases they join the Masonic  Order. -.;���������  After the Majority Degree,  there followed the Flower  Talk; which is a Tribute to  Mothers, during which many  a tear dropped unnoticed as  the audience listened with admiration to the impressive and  touching words of the young  man who delivered them with'  such fine oratory. One of the  two lads receiving the flowers  for their mothers was Barrie  Pitkethely who is well known  at Roberts Creek where his  family has had a summer  home for many years, and who ,  lately joined the Beaver Chapter.   . '.-..:���������  Questions  and  answers   fol-.v  lowed- the y demonstration   and;y.  it was learned that a DeMolay y  Club could be formed in any.  small   community  if  ten boys  'between the ages of 14 to 21  would join. These    10    would, .  then be initiated as DeMolays  in   a  Vancouver  Chapter   and  then recruit the other  15   required to form a local    chapter. The boys are  required to  be of good character and must  be sponsored by: a Mason.. Unlike Job's Daughters, he need  not be related to a* Mason.  When all questions had been  ably answered by the Master  Councillor, Mrs. Doris Drummond, Worthy Matron of Mt.  Elphinstone Chapter OES,  thanked' the Beaver Chapter  for their inspiring work. The  Worthy Patron; James Wardil,  unctmn  ;a#d the WoJrshipfiil Master of  ;the Masonic ���;Lodge, ;Mr.. s\  Trueman, also expressed /their  appreciation of the DeMb-  lay's work arid its purpose,  which is, in-..part,! "The teach:  ings ,of ,;eleai- Tand ; upright liv-  ;ir_g'vby inculcating and practicing the virtues of comradeship, reverence, love of parents, patrotism, courtesy, cleanness and fidelity." Their slogan is "No DeMolay ^hali fail  as a citizen, as a leader and  as a man" and they place special emphasis on love of God  love of Home and Tlove of  Country).  Downstairs, in the banquet  room the tables were beautifully decorated with talL blue,  sjtar. encircled tapers.; Ivy and.  flowers twined among laden  bowls of chilli con carrii,. green  salads, cold meats and dainty  cakes. Calls for .second' and  third cups of .. coffee.. proved,  that "the'7: Star's '.'' new. coffee  maker "was satisfactory. Mrs.  Leslie Jackson convened .-the.  supper,:aided by Mrs? R. Eades,  Mrs. R. Cumming, Mrs. JV  Newman, Mrs. C. Broqkmaii,  Mrs. O. Skinner, and Mrs...A.  White.     .  The visitors were . billeted  with different families at Gibsons and Roberts Creek, except for four who went to the  Pitkethely home, and it. was  generally felt that surely there  could be, hQ thought of .delinquency among these fine  young men who receive such  excellent counsel through their-  Order.  Grades 1 to 9.   Because   this;  product is still limited,  these  tained for these specific    age  age   groups , only can be considered.  The vaccine can only be ob-  groupsi from the Public Health  Offices. Therefore it will be  necessary to attend the clinics  on.the dates to ibe prescribed  as ..it will ,��� be. impossible,: to  duplicate thev visits.  Three .hypodermic injections  are recommended,, with an interval of OBe month between  the first and secorid and seven  to 12 months between the second and third.  To those students who\.. re-.  ceived vaccine last spring,,  booster injections are recommended'.    ;  The duration of the protection afforded, by these three injections is not known- and  can only be determined by  continued use.   :  No   child' will   receive  this  ,\- 7  4      Coast News Mar; 15 1956  vaccine unless consent by signature is. given and the cardi  returned to either1 the local  school principal or box, 78,  Gibsons, B.C. ��� ���.���'-���'. v,-���'  B. mfl BONE  Chartered ,; Accbiintant ^  1045   .West Pende* St.  TAtl&w 19S4 V  VANOOtJVfiR 1,   B��.  SINGER  SEWING MACHINE  RI^RESEI^TIYE;; :  Adam Kiriifcki Will be'  in the Gibsons, _echelty  arid Pori Mellon Districts  at the end.of March, ���  ���PHone Gibsons 45Q  arid leave message.:;y':':.  Polio shots  to be resumed  Polio immunizations are to  be given to children age 5 and  f$ starting school in Sept.  1956, and those students from  JOHN J. DUNKIN  Doctor of Optometry  906  Birks  Building  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Completely distilled to burn cleanly without  waste, Standard Diesel Fuel develops . iull power  and gives you top efficiency from your diesel engine.  Made to exact specifications, it is always uniform  so you can depend on even performance at all times.  Standard Diesel Fuel is delivered clean with no  harmful impurities to clog injector nozzles. It meets  all the exacting needs of modern diesel engines.   ���  For information on any Standard Oil product call  ORV. MOSCRIP  WILSON CREEK, B.C.      TELEPJHONE 15E  fr^^m^  SPRING IS HERE*.  Don't  Leave  Those  Cho  Until  the  Last  Minute  Come  and  See  Us  k  ers  PENINSULA LOG  PHONE 11  iUPFLY LTD.  SECHELT  Police Court  Last week, in Magistrate  Johnston's court, Cecil Nick-  erson of Sechelt was fined $10 '  and costs fcr parking on the  There are two unlucky days, pavement on the highway near  yesterday   and  tomorrow." Selma   Park  John Bunyan tells the story Qn a charge of failing      to  of Christian's approach to the submit an income tax return,  garden cf the Palace Beauti- Reuben. Stroshein was acquit-  ful. He saw two men coming ed when the Crown failed to  to him,  Timorous    and     Mis-     prcve that stroshein had    re- '  A Beautiful BONE  CHINA CUP & SAUCER  will be Given Free  to each of the  First 15 Ladies       '  Entering the Store  on Each Opening Day  AN ATTRACTIVE DOOR  PRIZE WILL BE GIVEN  AWAY ON EACH OPENING  DAY  WATCH OUT  WHAT FOR?  PARKER'S  1  ! I  trust. "Sirs, you run the wrong  way", said Christian. Timorous  answered that they also were  pilgrims to the city of Zion  but the dangers in the way  were terrifying. "And just before us' are two lions," said  Mistrust " and we could not  hut think that if we came  within reach they would presently pull us to pieces.''' ���"; .���>:  *  *  *  ceived the demand for the return. .  Leslie Rigler of Sechelt,  Robert Goddard and George  Holinaty of Gibsons, and David  Landeau and Merle Cldutier cf  Vancouver were all fined $2  and. costs, for .illegal parki'ng--  in Gibsons. ��� ���. y   .  Russell - Abercombie  of Clov-  -���.-;.-������:.:���;   >v-erdale  for excessive   speed in  Roberts' Creek, and Jules  Schultz.of Gibsons at Wilson  Creek, were* each fined $25  and costs. - - ���- -..'"     . ��� ������:  The case of Rex.    vs    Liste  This was not very comforting news for Christian and he  became {so alarmed as to consider turning back but he reflected'that perhaps the perils  behind him were even great- on a charge of impaired driver than those befcre him and 'ing was adjourned for" two  . so-he pressed on toward the weeks after a hearing at the  palace. Yes, there were two request of tlie Crown prosecu-  lions  there,  but as  he'   drew     tor   and   the   defence   council.  TO OUR GRAND OPENING  r       NEXT FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 23 & 24  The Bis  Flyer  Youlf j This  Store  Will   Be  Closed  Receive  By  Mail  For  any Big Opening Specials  BE SURE TO RESERVE THESE TWO BI��  "PARKER - SHOPPING" DAYS - MAR. 723 & 24!  f   /  Phone 51  Sechelt  E___5   ___3  __3__3_3 BMSjea^Miaa  m ___3' _SS_ ____) E_3S5ES5S" _____  mmMMaat  *_^��_;'..��;_.^��*.��*r..-.  ^^���^^^���*��B^_^'*��fWfrj^'i?.s a  ANNOUNCEMENT  Full Gospel Cottage ��� meetings? are held at the home of  Mry and Mrs, HE. Woods  " Woodhaven", West Sechelt,  every Sunday evening at 7.30  p.m. -Everybody welcome. "For  the Grace of God that bringeth  Salvation hath appeared to  all meri'V Titus,2.HV tfn  NOTICE  TOWING AND   FREIGHTING  W. Nygren, Gibsons 13  ifn  WORK WANTED  Spray and brush painting;  alsox papferhanging. J. Melhusl'  Phone  Gibsons  33. ,     tfn  HELP WANTED  pliable man with car, to  manage established F u 11 e r  Brush.business for Sechelt and  surrounding districts . Write  <J. Wfeldon, 258 Howard Avo.,  Nanaimo. Phone 615 L       tfn  FOR BENT  For rent 3 room suite. Fully  furnished, electric kitchen,  heat and* hot water supplied.  Ho small children, Gibsons 63  3; Bedroom partly furnished  home on beach. Hopkins Lahd-  iflgV Available April 1st. $60.  Phone 73X  Sne bedroom home, with  sleeping porch. Modern fire-  plaiee,- waterfront. Four miles  west of Gibsons, on Lower  road. Phone Gibsons 20J evenings.   ���_ .'    '.   7y  Three room office space for  Kent, in Gibsons. $25 month.  Gibsons  Station.  S    and    S    Service  .Small Furnished home. Suit  couple. Sechelt Highway.  Available now. Box No. 434  ���Coast News, Gibsons.  HELP WANTED  Wanted at once caretaker,  good remuneration. Couple,  preferred. Phone 7A Sechelt.  TIMBER WANTED  FOR SALE  TOTEM FLASHES  Roberts Creek; comfortable  four room house on the water  front, nice view, nice gardens.  Yours for only $5,500.  If you want a good summer  home for very little down we  have one at Granthams which  only needs $750 to handle $35  per month. This is a good buy.  Sechelt Highway; 17 acres,  2 houses, lots of wood, this is  worth $3750.        .  Why not invest some money  in property, we have lots,  acreage or larger blocks. Let  us show you some of the better buys.  TOTEM REALTY  Gibsons B.C.  Small new- home, electricity,  five acres 7 land, fruit trees,  good well. Cheap" for cash.  Owner leaving. Apply P.O.  12, Sechelt tfn  PINK ICE: the perfect Home.  Facial. Banishes Sagging Chin  Lines and Loose Skin. Removes wrinkles about the eyes.  Makes skin Satin Smooth in  a five minute treatment. For  a lovely complexion, try Pink  Ice from Langs Drug Stores,  Sechelt and Gibsons. tfn  WOOD  Alder or Fit  Also Slab Wood  SERVICE FUELS  Ran Vernon  Phone Gibsons 26Q ,.  For sale or trade: NeW 12ft.  Fibre Glass Beat with Cabin,  .new 7 hp Elgin Outboard Engine. Both $375. or will trade  for 14ft. boat with inboard  engine. Wm. Morane, Gibsons  Phone 54 or 78F. tfn  Slim Rice's Budgies, ail  colors, talking strain. Available  at Hassan's Store Pender Harr  bour Phone 3H.  Leonard 7 cu. ft. TRefrigera-  tor. Phone Gibsons 42.        tfn  Available shortly, easy to  heat 6 room home in Sechelt.  Large  dry hasement, furnace,  HILL'S   MACHINE    SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding Anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert    Tradesmen v-  Precision    Machinists  Phone 54 Residence   152  FLOWERS  GIBSONS   FLORIST  Corsages - Weddings  Funeral  Designs     ��� ��� V '������ ->  Plants  Flowers by Wire ^  Carole Brakstad  Phone 109M - Gibsons  C and S SALES, SERVICE  ���   ' ^-VAgents, For ��� ���  Propane Gas  Combination Gas Ranges  Sales  and Installations  Free Estimates  Electric and Gas Hoi Plates  FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS  Phone 3 Secheli     "  A TYPE  OF SHOE  For   Any  Weather  For  Each Member  Of The Family  WIGARDS  SHOE STORE-  All Shoe Accessories  Phone Sechelt 2SG  GIBSONS BOAT WORKS  Boat Builders & Repairers  Phone Gibsons 11IX  GIBSONS  BUILDING -  SUPPLIES  LTD.  "WE   CARRY   THE   STOCK;  Phone Gibsons 53  -.;. PENINSULA  ^ACCOUNTING SERVICE  All  Types of Accounting  . Problems Expertly Attended  ������;.   Village Enterprises Bldg.  Sechelt ,   %  i Office Open 9 a.m.���5 p.m.  Daily  ,..        Phone  Sechelt 98F  'BUILDING    BULLDOZING  ;     '   CONTRACTING  Ran  Vernon;  R.R.   1.   Gibsons  Phone   26Q  LET US  HELP YOU  PLAN  NOW  For your Spring Construction  ;       -       all types of  BUILDING or ALTERATIONS  -     and  LIGHT GRADING  Smith & Peterson Construction  Ltd. y4  Phone 28, 85 or 90Q, Gibsons  CLASSIFIED RATES        tJllIIFCl    SCFViCCS  WIRING and APPLIANCE  SALES  Electrical Wiring  Alterations and Repairs  F. UTTING,; WILSON CREEK  Phone  67F or  1ST  RICHTER'S  RADIO ��� TV  ,   SALES and SERVICE  ' Speedy, Guaranteed Worfc*  SALES ON EASY TERMS  Phone SECHELT 6 '..  ���15 words for 50 cents plus  two cents a word over 15. Consecutive  rates   available  With the exception of continuous accounts, a 10c bookkeeping charge is made for all  Classified Advertising not paid  fox within 7- days "of publication,  Legals -��� 16 cents per count  line for first insertion.  12 cents p&r count/line  for each consecutive insertion.  Card of Thanks. Engagements,  In Memoriams - up fo 50 words  $1.00 per insertion. 2c per word  over 50. ��� ."���  Classified Display ��� 70c per  column inch.  Classified advertisements _ accepted up to' 5 p.m. Tuesday.  DATE PAD  TIMBER WANTED  We Cruise and Estimate and    laundry tubs,  unfinished attic  Pay Cash on Signing the Contract. Sucre Lumber Co: Ltd.  Saw Mills. Phone Gibsons 151  or  150.  suitable for 2 more large bed^  rooms. Ideal home for small  children.  Cement walks,    pic-  MfAWTED TO RENT V;w,y-y:  "TfYoung,, sober couple with 2  children; industrious, steady  employment, would like to  Buy or Rent a 2 bedroom,  home in or near Gibsons.  Please contact Mrs. Stewart  Howe Sound 5 & 10. tfn  SHOE  REPAIR  tfn    ket fence.    Close    to   school,  NOTARY PUBLIC  Legal  Documents   promptly ^  attended io  '    W.J. V (Jack)  Mayne.  -.'������'  Phone 24.  _     _    Sechelt  B.C.  KURLUK  ELECTRIC &  PLUMBING  Complete Wiring and  Plumbing Service  MASTER PLUMBER  To Plan for your Requirements  Free Estimates  Phone Sechelt 107  TR^C^ORr: WORK  ^ach^and;..,business.. . .Suggest -A^emt^^aeing, .Excavating.  your pTrjce yan4. ; terms.-^7Will  consider any offer. Phone Sechelt 41 -    tfn.  Excellent   Evinrude   motor,  15 h.p. 1955 with remote control. Cost    $500,    Sell    $295.  Phone Pender Harbour 2 W  Gower Point, 4 room house              on 75 ft water frontage. Pern-  Bring Your Boots to Brackeitl   broke   bath     Electric    lights.  Skilled repair work of all kinds  quickly done. Reasonable rates  RON BRACKETT  _ Sechelt Highway Gibsons. _  REAL ESTATE r  Gibsons Since 1945  John Coleridge Realty  The Oldest Established Office  (Immediately South ef the  Post Office)  Notary Public  Sales,  Conveyancing,   Management  Agent for   the   Official5  Administrator etc.  Connection with important  Vancouver Realtors.  Local Office DVA and VLA  INSURANCE  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous 'service. Totem Realty, Gibsons. tfn  Full price $6250, $1,000 down  $40 a month or terms to suit  buyer. Address Coast News. 7  Chesterfield and 2 chairs,  reasonably priced, c/o L.  Blain,  Gibsons Phone 82G  Used Fridgidaire, 4 years'  use 9.6 cu. ft. Used Zenith  washing ma'ahine. Howe Sound  Trading Co. Gibsons tfn  One pair of logging boots as  new, size ll1/^. Phone Gibsons  7G.            ��� ;_  1  P.M. chain saw with    3  bars and 5 chains, $150. Phone  Gibsons  102Q      _^ tfn.  29 ft gillnetter .with new 6.1  h.p., Sea Jeep. $1500. Phone  Gibsons 102Q tfn  . Sacrifice  $4,500  TO. GORDON   AGENCIES   * ^dT/wate!&Tt1?0^l^ni  Sechelt  REAL   ESTATE  and   INSURANCE  Phone  53 Evenings and  . Holidays 115  ^ECHELf~iNSUl&NCE~  AGENCIES  Real  Estate,  Property  Management,  Insurance  Office phone 22F  T.E. DUFFY. Agent  ,   Residence 31Q .  ' I. MACKAY, Salesman.  Residence   70F  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast, accurate, guaranteed  watch repairs. MarinoMeh's  Wear, Gibsons. tfn  FOR SALE '  Kitchen, table and chairs.  Good condition. J. Monrufet,  Roberts Creek.  16 ft motorboat, 5 h.p. Wisconsin. Reverse gear. A' good  boat $375. Tel. Ramsay Halfmoon Bay 9 S 2 13  50. laying New . Hampshire  hens. $1.75 each. Mel 'Hough,  Phone Gibsons 7F  derful view, good location and  water, shower, toilet, workshop,. etc. Very Comfortable.  VERY EASY TERMS.  Also  Furniture - bed, Restmore  matt. $30; rug, and pad, $15.00;  Radio $5; chain saw, 2 pc  o'stuff bed chesterfield set,  dinette set, dressers, Winnipeg  couch, good matt. $15; many  more'articles, all bargains.  G. Pay ton, Beach Ave., (W. of  P.O.) Roberts Creek.  PERSONAL"" ~  HUSBANDS:  WIVES:  WEAK. RUNDOWN. OLD?  Feel  years    younger.     Ostrex  Tonic  Tablets   revitalize  iron-  deficient body;    increase pep.  "Get-acquainted"     size     costs  little.   Or get    Economy,   size  and save 75c. At all druggists.  Busmessf and  Professional  DIRECTORY-  MARSHALL'S  PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134.  104 or 33  D6  Bulldozing  Clearing Teeth  ARCHES  FOR   RENT  A. E.  Ritchey  Phone Gibsons 86R  mmKMMwmm*mMMWM9m^mmmma*mmmmmmmm*mmmmmmm***MmMm  PENINSULA    CLEANERS  Cleaners for the   Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone: .-'���:..  /Gibsons 100  "FAST SERVICE"  Rent ��� Sales .���* Service  TYPEWRITERS  .  ELECTRIC RAZORS  Sales and Service  COLIN WINGRAVE  Phone 18 ��� Gibsons  aaiMMaaialaaaHaMHaaaHBaaaaiiaaaM  Notions���Cards���Toys \  Miscellaneous Gifts    '  THRIFTEE   STORES  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  Headquarters For Wool  ^Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical  Heating  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized  GE  Dealer^  ���  Radios, Appliances, TV Servic��  WIRING  Commercial & Residential  Electric  Space Heatins:  Anywhere on the Peninsula  PARKER and SIM  ELECTRIC  Parker's   Hardware  Seohelt  51   ���   75Q   Evenings  Ml_aMHMMgMM_MMH��N__K_��aHaHHW  REERIGERATION  SALES and SERVICE  Commercial ���- Domestic  25 Years' Experience  A. M. CAMPBELL  SECHELT 83Q  <BM__VM___M_M0__liMMM������MMMM_NM_N__ho_^  LORNE BLAIN  Representative  Continental  Life   Iiistir'ance  Company .  Box  188 'Gibsons, B.C.  Phone Gibsons, 82G.  _���������_ I    I      I . I I I ���������������_���_-__--_i___-  SECHELT   CYCLE  Bicycles New & Reconditioned  Repairs io All Wheeled Goods  Saw Filing  Lawn  Mowers  Sharpened  Phone Sechelt 95M  When you shop say you saw  it in The Coast News.  March 15: Sechelt, Shamrock  Tea, Legion Hall, 2 to 4 p.m.  ���  March 15: 2.30 p.m. St Patrick Day-Tea. United Church  Hall  Gibsons. v  March 16: Gibsons, W.I;  Whist, at Mrs. Wilsons in the  Bay area, 2 to 4 p.m.  Mar.  16: Roberts  Creek, St  ' Patricks     Day    Tea,     United  Church Hall, 2.30 p.m.  March 16: St Mary's hospital  cabaret dance, Madeira Park  Community Hall, 8 p.m.  ��� March 17: Wilson Creek:  Shamrock Dance, Community  Hall: Door Prizes.  yMarch 20: Gibsons, W.I.  Meeting at Mrs. A.E. Ritchey's  ih the Bay area.  March 23: Roberts Creek;  Legion.L.A. Whist, 8 p.m. Legion Hall.  March" 24: Roberts Creek,  Canadian Legion Hall, Branch  LAND ACT  Notice of Intention to Apply  to Purchase Land.  In the Land Recording District of Vancouver Haslam  Creek, South Pender Harbour,  N.W.D.  TAKE N.OTICE that  Kenneth McKenzie Bell of  Vancouver, B.C., occupation  Timber Cruiser intends to  appy for permission to purchase the following described  lands:-  Commencing'at a pest planted N.E. Corner of L. 5851, N.  W.D. thence north 10 chs.;  thence west 20. chs.; ��� thence  south 10 chs.; thence east 20  chs. to point of commencement  and containing 20 acres, more  or less.  The  purpose for which the  land  is   required  is hamesite.  Kenneth  McKenzie  Bell.  Dated Jan. 30,  1956.  POUND  DISTRICT ACT  ��� =    WHEREAS notice has been  duly given/of the intention to  constitute as a Pound District,  certain land in the vicinity! of  Maderia Park, which may be  more particularly described as  follows: All those lands lying  219, Social, 8 p.m. All welcome    adjacent to the waters of Pen-  March 24:     Gibsons,    Kins-    fer Harbour,    Gerrans    Bay,  men's    dance,    School    Hall,    Bargain Bay and the Strait of  Music: Gibsons "G Sharp". Georgia, known   as Lots   997,  March 27: Gibsons, Garden 1023, 1362. 1390, 1391, 1392,  Club Annual meeting, United 2792, 5525, 5846, 5847, 5848,  Church Hall, 8 p.m. .    5849,  5950,   5851,    5852    and  March 27: Port Mellon, Film     5353, Group 1, New Westmin-  oxi work of Mission to Lepers.  Miss G.R. Ament. Community  Church, 8 p.m. Coffee and refreshments.  iMarch 31: Roberts Creek,  Dance, Community Hall.  "April 9: Wilson Creek,  Spring Tea, ,2 to 4 p.m. Wilson  Creek Community Club .. at  Community Hall.  April 14: Gibsons, Elementary PTA Spring Carnival,  School Hall  April 19: Gibsons, Primrose  Tea, United church Hall, Gibsons-Headlands Service Club.  April 24: Wilson Creek, United Church Tea, 2 io 4 p.m.  Community Hall.  This Week's   Special:     Half  acre of water front at Gower  Point, wonderful  view    property. Full price only $1800.  Harold Wilson  Totem  Realty  Phone   Gibsons   44  evenings  147  John D/ Waite  !  Twenty years a resident of  the North road, near the home  of Mr. and Mrs. W.G. Brown,  Mr. John Daniel Wayte died  on Saturday - morning, March Gray - To Mr. and Mrs. Den-  10,  in  a   Vancouver   Hospital,     nis  Gray of    Halfmoon     Bay  ster Land District:  AND WHEREAS, objections  to the constitution of such proposed Pound District have  been recorded:  THEREFORE    NOTICE    IS  HEREBY GIVEN that the majority of the    proprietors    of  land within  the above-described district must, within, thirty  days from the posting andi publishing of this notice, forward  to the Minister of Agriculture  their petition in the form required by section    5    of    the  '���Pound District Act", or otherwise    such    proposed  . Pound  District will not be constituted.  W.K. Kiernan  Minister  of Agriculture  Department  of Agriculture,  Victoria, B.C.,  February 28, 1956.  NOTE:  Tlie word "proprietor" in the  "Pound District Act" .means  anyi holder* or occupier of land  under whatever tenure, or any  superintendent, overseer, servant, or other person acting  for and on behalf of such holder or occupier.  ".  BIRTHS  March ,18th.  1956  ANGLICAN  5th  Sunday in Lent  St. Bartholomew's,    Gibsons  11.00 a.m. Morning Prayer ..  11  a.m. Sunday School  St. Hilda's    Sechelt  1.45 p.m. Evensong  1.45 p.m. Sunday School  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11 a.m. Sunday School  3.15 p.m. Evensong  UNITED  Gibsons  Sunday School 9.45  Public  Worship,   11.00 a.m.  Roberts Creek, 2 p.m.  Wilson Creek  Sunday School  11.00 A.M.  Public Worship, 3.30 p.m.  Port Mellon  Community Church  7.30 p.m. Evensong  ST. VINCENT'S  Holy Family, Sechelt,    9 ajn.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10.30 a.mi,.  Port Mellon,  first Sunday of  each month at 11.35 a.m.  Bethal   Baptist   Church  10. A.M., Sunday School  H:15 A.M., Worship Service-  7:30 P.M.,  Wed.,  Prayer   ,  2 P.M., 1st Thurs., in Month  Mission Circle  PENTECOSTAL  10 a.m. Sunday School  11 a.m. Devotional  7.30     Evening Service  Tuesday night 7.30  8 p.m. Friday night /  ~ LIGHTING  PLANTS  "LARGE AND SMALL  WE HAVE THEM ALL"  ONAN, BUDA, ALCO,  PIONEER  COOPER-BESSEMER  LOWEST PRICES  IMMEDIATE DELIVERY  '  TREMENDOUS STOCK  SIMSON-MAXWELL  LTD.  1931 West Georgia St.  Vancouver, B.C.  Phone MA. 8388  Mothers are  Guide guests  Gibsons Girl Guides were  hostesses to their mothers at  - a Mother and Daughter afternoon last Friday in the School  Hall. Mothers and invited  guests which included Canon  and Mrs. Oswald, Rev. and Mrs.  Kemp and Rev. and Mrs.  Stronstad and members of the  local association, assembled at  3 o'clock for a short' discussion period- on Guide activities. ^  Speakers were Mrs L. Ser-  gant chairman of the local  association, Mrs. F. Robertson,  badge secretary, and Mrs. A.  Labonte, guide captain. The  need for co-operation of parents was stressed by the speak-,  ers.  After the marching on of  the colours, badges were presented to the following: 2nd  year pin, Carol Brown and  Sylvia Wilson; 3rd year pin,  Joyce Inglis; cook badge to  Irene Stronstad, Pat Wilson,  Sylvia* Wilson, Mary Secord,  Carol Brown and Sharon Fladager; hostess badge to Pat Wilson, Irene Stronstad and Mary  Secord; child nurse badge to  Sylvia Wilson and Mary Secord: laundress badge to Sharon Fladager; knitters badge to  Sylvia Wilson; religion and  life Emblem to Sylvia Wilson.  Tea was served by tlie  Guides from a , tea table with  Mrs. Sergant presiding at the.  urn. The meeting closed with  campfire singing for "which  many guests  remained.  at the age of 95 years.  Mr. Wayte had been retired  and lived alone. He was predeceased by his wife several  years ago, and is survived by  one step-daughter, Mrs. Esther  (nee Jean Scott), March 4, a  boy, 7 lbs. 6 oz at St. Mary's  hospital.  Pitman - A son William Allen, seven pounds, five ounces,  to Mr.  and  Mrs. D.    Pitman.  Christenson,   of  Langley  Prai-    Port Mellon,   March  6   in  St.  rie. , Paul's hospital.  Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Gray,  of Halfmoon Bay are receiving  congratulations on the birth  of a baby boy. Mrs. Gray is the  daughter of Wilf Scott of Wilf  Scott's Transfor. The baby arrived   on  Sunday,  March 4.  VDuring the two months of  his illness, he had been cared  for -by Mrs. Brown, who had  been his -good neighbor for  many years.  Mr. Wayte was born in Wisconsin.  Here 51 years  It  was 51  years ago    when--  Mrs. Anne Wilander arrived in  Gibsons  and   except  for   brief  visits  outside   the district  she  has lived here ever since.  Mrs. Wilander who is 85 can  look back to the days when  the Sunshine Coast was something more than a name. It was  actually a land of sunshine and  she can recall picking lettuce  and radishes from her garden  during early  May. KW-  .'���BY CHUCK TOMPKINS   -.  Congratulations to the ; Elphinstone Cougars on their  fine showing at Powell River.  Maybe next year they will go  all the way.  '" From my point of view Montreal Canadians still look like  the team to take the Stanley  Cup. Any tough competition  should <come from the rejuv-  inated New York' Rangers.  What do you think Ray?  x Even though the B.C.  Gov  ernment cut the throat of Sunday sport  for Vancouver   the  baseball fans will still see some  real  ball this  summer as the  / Vancouver Mounties are signing up lots of talent. I will  have information on seating,  tickets and schedules in the  very hear future and will pass  it on in this column.  These is a rumour that Babe  7 Ruth    League     baseball    will  DADS  Q&. ao Gootx!  fold up on the Peninsula before it is even started. For  people who seem to be so con-  cerned'^ov^r." the welfare; of  ;. teenagers minis' is a funny Iway  V o) ^pwii^g it. "1'X'xXX  The problem of a community park^^f or the Gibsons - area  is a grave one and should be  looked into at once, by I  ., think, the Gibsons, and District  Recreation Commission. This  organization has in its ranks,  people of varied interests as  well as a Village Commissioner, so who would, be better  equipped to spearhead such a  movement. >  There seems to be many likely spots for such a development as this which could very  weli take care of all the outdoor sports such as baseball,  softball, soccer etc. and could  also be used, with the construction of proper buildings,  for our fairs, cfrnivals and  celebrations/   .     ....   /:      ���  The Jackson Bros Park  which has been donated, could  be cleared and made into a  fine park' for picnics along  a few playground facilities  fpr (children. This responsibility rests with the Board of  Trade. I believe the time to get  started is NOW. This column  is open togive all the help and  publicity these projets need' so  let ACTION become our-byword. VV'    ���'.-.,.'.'��� ty  Coast News Mar. 15 1956  Tysons have  BY   ELSIE  JOHNSON  The TCeeEKy  "offers  SPRING C04TS:  'TWEEDS, SHORTIES  SPRING DRESSES:  LOVELY STYLES  New Phone - 95Q, Sechelt  --..  Repairs to all Makes  The Outboard Centre  1439 Clyde Ave. West Vancouver 3342  Boh Graham  George Hammond  of  Gibsons  , Announce Their Ne\*r Partnership  as GEORGE'S TAXI  iwith two Cabs to serve vou  We can now resume 24 Hour Service  Phone  Gibsons  58  or  Gibsons  82K  PROMPT ��� COURTEOUS ��� CLEAN ��� SAFE  The bowling tournament on j  Sunday ; between; Westview--  bbwlers and Sechelt bowlers  gave Sechelt the first win of  the series of tournaments. The  total scores for the afternoon,.--  were Sechelt 23,337 and West-  view 22,253. Sechelt bowlers  go to Westview for the next  games on Sunday, March 25.  Star games bowled at Seohelt Bowling Alleys last week  were: Ten Pin League, Tom  Reynolds 208, Don ��� Caldwell  204 and Jack Fox 201; Gibsons  Mixed, Merv Fladager 290;  Port Mellon, Gerda Sherman  277; Penninsula Commercial,'  Ralph Smith 324 and '\Matt  Jaeger 300; Sechelt^ Sports.  Club, Pio Vogrig 304; Bait  and Chain, Orv Moscrip 338  and 280.  " TEN PIN LEAGUE: High  three, Tom Reynolds 564; high  single, Tom Reynolds 208;  high team three, Peninsula  Building 2286; high team single. Peninsula Building 816.  SECHELT LADIES: High  threeVLola Caldwell 637; high  single, Lola Caldwell, 255;  high team three, Do or Dies  2491; high team single, Tq-  tems 903. .-;  rG_BSONS MIXED: Women's  high three, Irene Swallow 699;  womejl's high single, Irene  Swallow 254; Men's high three,  Jim Drummond. 691; men's  high single, *Merv Fladager  290, team high three, Midway 2916; team high single,  Smoke-eaters 1027.  PENDER HARBOUR: Women's high. three,. Rosa Swan  608; women's high single, Rosa  Swan 256; men's high three,  Joe Feldes . 671; men's high  single,. Joe Feldes 248; team  high three Blow Hards 2571;  team high single, Pin Heads  960.  PORT MELLON: Wometfs  high three, S. Whitty 532;  women's high single, Gerda  Sherman 277; men's high three'  Chris Johnson 643; men's high  single/ D. Kuwica 259; te^m  high three, The Whits 271ft  team high single, Mustangs 954  PENINSULA COMMERCIAL  Women's high three;; Vona  Clayton 594; ' women's high  single, Madelaine Joneson 254;  men's high three, Ralph Smith  794; men's high single, Ralph  Smith 324; team high three,  Peri Nibs '3010;' team high single, Village'Bakery 1102.  SECHELT SPORTS CLUB:  Women's high three, Dorothy  Smith 669; women's high single, Elsie Johnson 259; men's  high three, Pio Vogrig 717;  men's high single, Pio Vogrig  304; team high . three, D-8's  2850; team high single, Holey  Rollers   1005.  BALL AND . CHAIN: Women's high three, Edith Chester 623; women's high single,  Millie Forbes 244; men's high  three, Orv Moscrip 877; men's  high single, Orv Moscrip 338;  team high three, Far Cries  2578; team high single, Wild v  Cats 983. -  RED & WHITE STORE  The Largest Food Store on ihe Peninsula  With the Widest Variety  Phone Sechelt 18  FOR FREE DELIVERY   '  SPECIALS: THURS. FRI. SAT.  MEATS:     -  SIRLOIN STEAK, GRADE "A" PER LB. 75c  T-BONE STEAK, GRADE "A", PER LB.   * 75c  CLUB'STEAK, GRADE "A", PER LB.   * 75c  CROSS RIB ROASTS, GRADE "A", PER LB. \   49c  SIDE BACON, PICTURE PACK, l's  Salvage depot  A new salvage business, one  of three operated by C. Yoch-  lowitz and Vancouver partners, has opened in the C.P.  Smith building at the head of  the wharf in Gibsons. It is  the Gibsons General Salvage,  and will handle everything  from beer bottles to building  supplies.  Mr. Yochlowitz, generally  known as York advises that  the two Vancouver depots handle auto wrecking. The parts  are handled at Gibsons depot,  along with industrial machine  parts and logging equipment,  marine equipment and cat  parts., Merchandise will also,  be handled on consignment.  Mr. -arid 'Mrs. Stan"Tyson of ���*-  Wilson Creek celebrated their  25th, weddirig anniversary last  Saturday, a' surprise party given by their daughter Ruth and  family friends. *  Among the many gifts received was a chest of silverware, the gift of the yourig  people. Cards and messages of  congratulations arrived in  numbers.        ,  Mrs. D. Erickson proposed a  the toast to the'couple, responded to; by Stan, better  known as Curly. y  Mrs. Tyson is an active  worker for the Girl Guides,  and is president of the local  groups.  out the knees of their jeans  these days in the contest for  the most marbles. Parents ven-  turijag into their gardens are  : di&gingj; marbles ycait with they  Vwee'ds/ also VsTaiteririg alon_j��  the floors on them and digging  them but of the -furniture'.;  It was open house . at the  Roberts!'] Creek School last  Wednesday when the Principal"  J.Dl Jones and teachers Mrs.  t). Blake and .Mrs. J. Warn  demonstrated their    work    to  parents and friends. The office  has been converted into a classroom for the use of Mrs. Warn  and first graders.;;i % ^*%'  yvyFpund ~y aywoiHderfui7 u|fe  vfor^the Boy Scbi^sliVTh^' threat  "If you don't do your work  you may not go to Scoulis;;^pn-  day- night'', brings instant Te-  sponse. Chores are done in  Jig time, .rooms : are tidied;  clothes hung up. It is the best  thing yet to get away- from  constant nagging.  GOODYEAR TIRES   at a price you can't afford to miss  BY MRS. M. NEWMAN  The sign reading "Its a boy"  on the door of the M and W  Store referred to the son born  March 8 to Johnny and Doreen  Matthews in Vancouver. The  new baby is the first grandson  of Mr... and Mrs, .E.J, Shaw.  His paternal Grandma is Mrs.  D. Matthews,- also -of .Roberts  Creek. .   V  ''���.-.*  In. a soccer, game with Sechelt last week the Roberts  Creek Elementary School ;-won  5-JL. The local lads are wearing  12 only. 600x16  5 only 600x16  only 600x16  only 670x15  only ,670x15  only 670x15  only 670x1.5  only 600x16  only 670x15  only 670x15  5  14  5  5  4  3  1  2  Pathfinder  Marathon  Super Cushion .  Pathfinder  Marathon  Super Cushion  Super Cushion Tubeless  Suburbanite  Suburbanite    i.  Suburbanite Tubeless  $13,00  17.04  19.89  14,50  17^85  20.76  24.3a  22.5a  24.50  28.5a  Definitely good only while present stocks last..  onnot & Crpwhursty  FOR   SALE  Ultra modern home - Gibsons area -brand new - not quite-  finished- - it has every thing you want - very attractive -  cement   foundation - Duroid   roof - car   port - heatilator  fireplace'- Pembroke   bath - full   cabinet   kitchen y large  living room - twb, bedrooms -  Power wiring - very.; modern...outside^ finish - hardwood  floors in three rooms - built to VLA specifications - over  acre ground - mostlycteared - city water, lights, - quiet  location. ."'  Terms arranged or will sell ��LA  ���sons  B.C.  1950 Oldsmobile Radio, heater a  clean car reduced to sell       $1215.00  1951 Ford, Radio Heater & Overdrive-  Good dean car, good, rubber $    895.00  2-1950 Ford V2 Ton Pickups Heater.  - "���  Good running condition $    525.00  1948 Willys jeep Station Wagon ���%  525.00'  1952 Potiac Sedan,  Radio and Heater  $1245.00'  1951 Pontiac Sedan >- Sale Price $   995.001  '$   995.0ft  1951 Chev. Sedan, Heater,  New Paint Job.  This weeks customers eligible for Bonus Appliance Draw:  Mr. W, Peterson Mr. R. Dusenbury  ��� ��� Units sold to date ��� ��� 12 Closing date March 31st. ��� ���  Buy now - you may be a winner.  <_���  Your Ford - Monarch Dealers  PHONE 64  SECHELT  PENDER HARBOUR RESIDENTS:  Mr. Roy Dusenbury of Harbour Motors at Kleindale has taken on a sub  agency through us for Ford and Monarchs. Drop ix> and discuss a deal with him  on a ��ood newvor used car.      ' "  55c  ORDER   NOW   FOR   EASTER!  HAMS,   OVEN* READY- OR  REGULAR  COTTAGE   ROLLS,   CHICKEN.   TURKEY  DRY GOODS:   SPECIAL OVERSHOE CLEARANCE  $1 PER^AIR, WOMEN'S & GIRLS' ODD LINES  EASTER NOVELTIES ARE READY!  TREAT THE CHILDREN TO AN EASTER BASKET  ���____  II ��� I III ���! .IJIUMUI BllUUI'iU J  e_s  I  a

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