BC Historical Newspapers

BC Historical Newspapers Logo

BC Historical Newspapers

The Coast News May 3, 1956

Item Metadata

Download

Media
xcoastnews-1.0174491.pdf
Metadata
JSON: xcoastnews-1.0174491.json
JSON-LD: xcoastnews-1.0174491-ld.json
RDF/XML (Pretty): xcoastnews-1.0174491-rdf.xml
RDF/JSON: xcoastnews-1.0174491-rdf.json
Turtle: xcoastnews-1.0174491-turtle.txt
N-Triples: xcoastnews-1.0174491-rdf-ntriples.txt
Original Record: xcoastnews-1.0174491-source.json
Full Text
xcoastnews-1.0174491-fulltext.txt
Citation
xcoastnews-1.0174491.ris

Full Text

Array rcTTrtf-~��r'T7ni-iiT7��T--r.rar-���  "''^J$$iMk4kSy69   ���v^~5_.- .,r>'?,:  Published in Gibsons, B.C.  Volume 10 Number  18  -May 3, 195S.  Serving the Growing  Sunshine Coast  frorn Squamish  lo Pender Harbour  A 16 home development in     class homes  which would  be        The matter of  porking    my ^JfUQf^^yg ^e Sunshine    Coast    Boy     Ion, N.R.  McKibbin and Har��  the north-west corner, of    St-    built.                                                  the  area opposite the firehall^ Scout Association has  opened, old Wilson of Gibsons, E. John-  chelt Highway and    Cannery         The V.L.A. officials arrang-    was drawn to the attention of 'y ���   With more than 50    guests its campaign to collect :funds    son of Hookins Landing, C.R.  road was discussed with Vet-     ed with the commission for a     the  commission by     Commis-y of Black Ball Ferries ��a board to provide fr the expansion of     Harbord and S. Butler of Rob-  ���erans Land  Act officials    by     water supply for the proposed sioner Mylroie. Chairman Hit- ��� the VSmokwa" arrivedyin Gil> the Scout and Cub movement     erts  Creek,    J.     McLoed    of  the village commision at Tues-     16 homes. It might take more chey said he had observed the y sons  shortly  before    1    p.m. in this district.,                               Wilson Creek, H. Stockwell of  day night's meeting.                      than a year for the  develop- same thing and Clerk Robert     Wednesday    on     its    maiden . 3^    campaign     wiU.    run  ;   The area    involved    covers     ment to get    rolling    so    the Burns also reported the same : voyage on the Horseshoe Bay- throughout the month of May,  40 acres and'includes the gra-    strain on the present water sup- thing. A motion was    passed    Gibsons run. -closing May 31, In that space  vel pit now there and would     ply. would not be felt because asking the R.C.M.P. to see that -      The  vessel,     formerly    the of time the movement hopes  mean    running    a    road    up     by  the time the  development the area was left clear to as-     Scotian   on  the  Halifax-Dart- to raise a minimum of $1,500  through the centre of the area     required water an    improved sist the fire department to op-    mouth in Nova Scotia, is the for  future operations,  with houses-to be    built    on     water supply system would be erate in case of fire.                    y latest  addition to the    Black Composition of the Scouting  stalled.                                                The  provincial    roads     de-    Ball fleet operating along the movement on    the    Sunshine  Coast has undergone a change  It was all    newly    painted within the last couple of years  both sides of the road which  would be a 66 foot regulation  toad.  The type, of homes   -to    be  built  would be   according  to  7V.LA.  specifications and    no  Accounts   totalling    $181.44    parment    wil    be    asked    to    British  Columbia  coast line,  were  ordered  paid,   of which    clean out highway ditches and  $90.89 was for Municipal 'hall  work, $34 for general expense,  .$2.78  for   fire protection   and  thing would be erected which     $53.77 for the water    depart-  would    detract    from    better    ment.  ,315  blacktop job  roads   in   Gibsons  Up to $13,315 will be spent     the  provincial roads     depart-  on Black-top roads in Gibsons,     ment will pay 75 percent.  foi  clear any gravel that has  spread on the highway as it  has not been done for some  time.  Building permits for an  $8,000 home to be built by  William Thomas and a veran-  dah costing $200 for Ernest A     .            mspecting it from stem*   ^ D. Macklam of Port Mel-  Mamwermg were passed. One    - *        *  ����� V_   and refurbished for its initial and today the organization is  run and the guests were quite controlled by a district council  interested in the lack of vih- with Magistrate Johnston     as  ration experienced on the run. chairman, E. Henniker as trea-  After docking    at    Gibsons surer and J.  Wood as    com-  Sechelt, O. Dubois of ePnder  Harbour and W. Robinson of  Middle Point.  Letters have been sent out  to quite a number of people  seeking their contribution towards helping Scouts and Cubs  attain their objective. Those  who desire to help out can,  place their donation at the  Bank of Montreal in Sechelt or  Gibsons where it will be credited, to the Scout Association.  The various group committees  will   be  arranging   their  the general public were given     missioner.      The     executive    own efforts to augment'Scout  a couple of hours run of   the     committee includes    R.     Gill  fora $2,000 guest house to be  added to the W. Peterson,  home was held up for further  information.  The Thomas    home    which  to  stern    and   .sampled     the  wares at the coffee bar.  Black Ball  officials included Capt. A.M. Peabody, ehair-  ,\m_n of the board; Col. George  Roads .Commissioner     Ballen-        Beach Avenue from Marine    will be built on Lot C north    rPaulin,  president; Bud  Birse,  tine  said   at   Tuesday   night's    drive to Glen road will  also     block  22/33,  district   lot  686 ��� :.V;y��;e.-president rad'Binar CtoEt-  village ��� commission meeting.       be black-topped  and  the  cost    wju be 28 by 38    with    five     derson,  director,  .He made the remark during    will be  $1,350. ' rooms in one storey. .   Guests from Sechelt includ-  "-aydiscussion oh the paving of: The School road from Se- A special meeting of the " ed Magistrate A. and Mrs.  Gower Point road and other chelt Highway for a distance commission to give the rates Johnston; Capt. S. Dawe, Ber-  mads  this  yer. ��� ���   * ' ���"   of 440 feet will be black-top- -bylaw final reading will    be    nel and Mrs.    Gordon:   From  funds and while some is to be  raised for camping equipment  it is pointed out by the district headquarters that Camp;  Byng belongs to provincial  headqu&rters and is not run by  the Sunshine Coast district  council. Money raised for  camping purposes will be used  to purchase equipment for use  of the various troops along the  Sunshine Coast.  Gower   Point road will be    ped at a cost of $1,625.  black-topped    from'  Wardils.        Bals road will    be    double  corner to the Village boundary    flush    coated    from.   Sechelt  _  at a cost of $6,487 of   which     Highway to Seaview road and  ��� from Seaview road westerly to  r ^ -y *�� * # is*w* a Sechelt Highway, From Frank-  \\AiaL\JUvCt# *yn road from Gower    Point  road to Headlands and Head-  ��� lands" from Franklin  to  Dou-  . gal'from Headlands to Gower  point Road. This work should  lield at 7,30 p.m. Fri., May 4.  Showers, no  wers, yes  Not since April 1933 has  there been such a lack of those  legendary    "showers"    which  Columbia Bitulithic Limited-   be completed within a month,    bring "May  Flowers".  haying  obtained   the   contract     The public is urged to watch  to pave Sechelt highway from    for road    signs    during    this  /Sechelt on expect to jbe on the.   work. '  - ;.���.. Job;. gfoprtfega^^ .-, - >-' >% y ���^������'^ ;,'������.���' -    ,i-:-v-  - cording to present indications,-  The company at present is  working on the unfinished part  of last year's contract in the  Port  Mellon mill  town   area.  After  then  the   the:  company  ���will do some work in Gibsons.  They hopev to finish the1 Gib-  One third the normal rainfall coupled with sunny skies,  Gibsons there were Mr. and  y-Mrs. Steward representing  /the Board of Trade,    Harold  and gMrs. Wilson, the village  ^commission- Norman and Mrs.  Hough, the school boards Mr.  7 and Mrs. Walt Nygren, Mr. and  Mrs!  Reichelt,  Mr. _ and  Mrs.  George Hunter, Mr. and Mrs.  Rae Kruse and others.  From up coast was Mrs.  Jermain and Johnny Haddock  from Bargain Harbour.  Chaster; Headlands,  Mrs. Rit-  Credit bureau  will operate  At the meeting of merchants  held at Gibsons on  April  25  7 Reports have it   .that    the  lowy>huinidities^;^  highery than  normal  tempera- i red'to the Jervis Inlet ronrfor:   Sechelt  Highway, Mrs.. Char-  tures   greatly eased the  flood-    a space while  the Quillayute    man,. Mrs.  Turner and    Mrs.  Cookies  coming up  Girl Guides and Brownies  are all set for. their annual  Cookie Week campaign and  they expect to garner many a  30 cents, the price of each  package-  Cookie week will be from  May 5 to May 12 and it is expected that sales will be brisk  throughout the week. All profits go to the Brownie and  Guide funds towards improvement of their organization.  Distribution centres for" the  Guides cookie sales campaign  will be: Granthams, Mrs. De- ment committee responsible (  Marco; Hopkins, Mrs. Brace- for Forest Products Safety!  well; Soames Point, Mrs, Week; -May 7th to 11th y  Kruse;    Gower    Point,    Mrs.     throughout British Columbia.   l  Safety  contest  A giant safety: program eon-^  test covering  air forest industrial     operations    throughout I,  ���B.C. has been announced    by x  the joint industry-labor-govern- X  threat in the valley, but in  turn greatly increased the fire  hazard in all our forests.  No less than seven existing  records  for  April  were  shat-  undergoes drydocking for a  cleanup. The Quillayute will  then replace the Bainbridge  for the same drydocking. By  May   18 when    tfee    summer  Stenner; Pratt Road, Mrs.  Herrin; Gibsoncs, Mrs. Robertson,   Lang's  new  drug   store,  Awards will be given for  >4he-mosfcr;��Sn^n-end^^^^ ^pr^~  gram used for Safety Week.  All entries will be judged by  the joint committee on the;  basis of four main points:  breadth of participation with-  and  Mrs.  Inglis!;   Waterfront/   in    the    organization    named;  Mrs. Clark and    Post    Office  sons work by May 15 so ;the    formation of a Merchants Cre  to discuss the question of the    lights for the month appear be-  tered,   and   the   tabled    high-    schedule   goes, into effect tlie    road, Mrs. Labonte.  company will be free for its  major contract, Sechelt Highway-" : ���,"''������'  low,  together   with  the  normal  April figures.  1956   Normal  Total   rainfall   .81 -in* 2.27 in  Rebel picture  Oh Thursday and Friday  evenings this week movie fans  will enjoy the excellent picture, Rebel without a Cause.  This story of teen-age frustration Will be of interest to  young people and their parents. James Dean stars,'and  and does a marvellous piece  of work in his role.  If local audiences are like  those in Vancouver, there  should be a full house on Saturday's showings of the Lone  Ranger. In Vancouver there  were as many-adults as children flocking to see this story  of one of youth's favorite characters in action. There is plenty of action and color in the  Lone Ranger for Saturday  matinee and   evening.  Next week for three big  days. Gibsons .Theatre has secured the comedy Mr. Roberts,  with Henry Fonda in the lead.  This is a delightfully hilarious  icqmedy of the trials and tribulations of a naval ship's crew,  Days  with  rain 7  Highest temp:       72:1*  Lowest temp. 29.4  Mean Temp. 486*  Mean max. temp. 58.4*  Mean min temp.  38.7  dit Bureau, it was decided to  apply for a charter at once  and get the operations of the  bureau underway as soon as  possible.  A full and clear outline of  the  operations  was   given  to  those present    by    Mr.    B.L.  Cope who organized the province  of  Alberta  some    years    Mean temp 7 am. 44.7  ago   and  was  responsible   for    Mean temp. 7pm. 47.3?  most of the ideas used in the    Days with frost      2*  operating 'of such' a  bureau.  It is planned to cover from  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour and any merchants doing business in that district are  invited to contact Mr. Cope  at Roberts Creek (telephone  Gibsons 22C) as  soon, as pos-  12  64.8  27.8  44.7  53.1  36v3  .42.7  45.2  7  Mean clouii cover 41%*   54%  * denotes new record.  While the sunshine coast  truly lived up to its name during April, peninsula gardens  still plead for rain which the  month of may will no doubt  provide.   Last' year,     Victoria  runs should be back to    normal.  After the summer runs  have ended the "Smokwa"  will fc��e trimmed to Howe  Sound travel specifications  and by the time next Spring  arrives it will be a new Smokwa on the run.  Cow upsets  local truck  sible.  As  soon as the  charter    Day weekend was most pleas-  is received a meeting will be  called to elect the officers and  complete   the organization.  Hospital PVA  A general meeting of all  members of St. Mary's Hospital society" will be held in the  community Hall at Pender  Harbour, starting at" 2 p.m.  Sunday, May .1.3.  Various aspects of the work  ant and the warmest in years,  and our holiday seekers will  expect a repeat performance  this yeary - even though the  odds are not in their favor.  Headlands  :hol<  Half a dozen c&ws in the  road near the S-turu c*_ the  Sechelt highway were the  cause of an accident to Tele-  Phone y Lineman Fred Feeney  last Wednesday- ewm&ag.  He was. driving home from  a late job and came on the  group of cows. He avoided  two, and a third rait in front  of his truck, which overtucm-  ed on the highway. Fred was  able to crawl out of the door.  Mr. and Mrs. Guy Cuthbert  ,who  were following In their  car saw that Fred-    was   no-  Sechelt May  Day planned  Mrs." Sam MacKenzie was  gfcoset. head of the Sechelt  May Day Committee, at Tuesday's Board of Trade meeting.  Tine board has decided to  push publicity for the Sunshine Coast, as one of its projects this year.  In preparation for the election of officers, the nominating committee    was    formed,  consisting of fe.F.  Cooke and     23rd, 1956. Address all entries  A_. Garry,    acting    with    the     to  the Joint Committee,  For  number of planned items, ideas  or devices used; originality;  practicability.  Entries may be for a departmental program, a divisional  program, an operational program or a company program-  Participants must agree to assist the judging committee in  verifying the performance of  their program. A detailed description of each item in , the  program is required: it should  illustrate the extent of management leadership, the scope of  labor's participation and the  degree to which individuals  cooperated.  Deadline for entries is May *  chairman, Ernie Pearson.  There was further discussion of the breakwater plans  for Sechelt, and the meeting  agreed that aH possible pressure should be brought to bear  to attain this objective.  Mr. Pearson spoke on the  Soap Box Derby, and the  twiard is to secure the services  of a leader who will help in-  jfoxm and direct tlie  boys  in  ser  iously   hurt,   and  left  him    p^hr preparation for entry in  schoiarsngp  At a meeting of Headlands  Service Club  it was reported  with a neighbor who had heard  the crash. They informed the  police in Gibsons, and a  wrecker   moved the truck as  that $23,55 was raised at the    soon as possible, as it was' a  with Henry Fonda    as    first    of the society will be discussed    primrose,Tea   on April   19th.    hazard to traffic  ���mate.  James Cagney, William  Powell and Jack Lemmon are  tops in their supporting parts.  This is a picture you should  not miss.  FIRE ALARM  Prompt action by the Gibsons Fire Department stop-  ~ped a fire in a vacant lot  across from Mr". Abbs home in  Gibsons on Wednesday morning. An alarm was turned in  about 10.45 a.m., and the firemen found an old stump burning in the lot. They put out  the fire as a safety measure,  as a small  wind could    have  and it is pointed out by the executive that only paid-up mem-,  bers are entitled to vote during the meeting. Applications  for membership wir be accepted so members are .asi:d to  bring along their friends and  get tliem tp join the. organiza-  t.on.  WALLET  STOLEN  \ A wallet with .$200 was taken from the premises of the  Sechelt Building Supply Saturday April' 28 at about 10  A.M.  The  R.C.M.P. 'have  nothing  to rejort yet,  except that the  wallet   containing . the   money  fanned it into a conflagation.   has been  found.  Plans were laid for a Garden Party to be held at the  home of Mrs. Davis on July  5th. \  While other comrminity projects are under consideration,  a motion was passed to provide  a $100 scholarship to a student from* TElphinstone High  School to enter a school of  Nursing. Requirements will be  an average of not less than 80  percent in the student's Juni-'  or Matriculation exams. This  will be available to this year's  graduates.  The next meeting will be at  the home of Mrs. Adams on  May 9thy 'New members will  be welcome.  The cow was killed.  to  the Derby.  The Little League for sports  and the Boy Scout movemeat  were also matters of considerable discussion, and the board  expressed its intention to support every effort that will be  oi help to the boys of the community..  BUSH FIRES  Last week, two bush fires at  West Sechelt and one between  Roberts Creek and Gibsons got  away from people clearing  areas, and burned over consid-  First auto  In 1920, the village v�� Sechelt boasted one car. It was  a model T Fordt touring car,  with side ,curtairrs> swned by  Herb- Whitaker;  At that time, it was possible erable   land   before   being  during  most  of  the year    to brought under control,  drive to Gibsons; over the wag- At West Sechelt, the Sechelt  on road. There were, of course, Volunteer fire    brigade    was  off-times during    the    winter called, to help sufadue flames  when the car was impractical back of two homes there. The  as  means  of transport. Roberts Creek fire started on  Mr.   Whitaker also    owned the right of   way    clearance,  the first taxi. It was the above and was fioaEty controlled by  mentioned Ford. workess.  est. Products Safety Week, 707  West 37th Avenue. Vancouver.  Safety Week photo contest  will also be offered. Purpose  of the contest is to develop a  competitive interest in the campaign, encourage broad participation and at the same time  obtain a pictoral record which  will include useful publicity  material for future safety campaigns.  Suitable    subjects    include:  any   promotional   activity  for  Safety Week; flag raising ceremony or  scene;  dramatic  pictures   emphasizing   safety:   an  original      descriptive      safety  ' scene; human interest in safety; a sequence of photos suit- '  able for a "picture story" presentation. One 8xl0-inch glossy  print is reqired  for judging.  Mail all entries to Photo  Competition, Safety Week  Committee 707 West 37th Ave  nue, Vancouver 13, B.C. All  entries must be in the mail not  later than May 23. This gives  contestants time to have finished pictures of Safety Week  activities in  their localities.  VANCOUVER VISITORS  Visitors from Vara\.ver to  Mr. and Mr_. A. Lesiie, Porpoise Ba}', are her -lefcx T:s.  T. Hamer and daur ;er !v��-:i'&.  They will tiny Iwc > we"!'". \  _, *? I  rr��t.  j v  E  5   f fi^-sc.yt x  Coast News  May 3   1956  tEhje (Eoast Eeuis  -  ? Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.,  every Thursday," at Gibsons, B.C.  FRED  CRUICE, Editor and Publisher  I 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.  Hates of Subscription: 12 mos.,.$2;    6 mos., $1.25;   3 mos., 75c.  United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year. 5c per copy.  STRY'  'T  During the next five years nearly a quarter of a million dollars will be invested in the pulp and paper industry of this  province, so the 1956 issue of Facts about British Columbia's  Fulp and paper Industry records.  In 1956 about $85,275,000 will be expended. This expansion  Will improve the utilization of the forests of British  Columbia, especially in the coastal areas. It will create new  jobs and support new or larger permanent communities in the  mill areas, 1956 Facts adds.  At this point attention to an article on this page by Dr. G.  S- Allen, Dean of the U.B.C. Faculty of Forests. It is an article  well worth reading and was published in the monthly ILB.C.  Reports issued by tlie university.  -The article along with some interesting data from the 1956.  Facts publication contain sufficient information for the average  person to realize that British Columbia's pulp and paper industry is riding a tide which for the present does not appear to  show any signs of receding, even remotely.  For instance the 1956 facts outlines 32 basic products made  from wood products. They range from newsprint to facial tissues and from hardboard to kraft wrapping paper. To say that  32 items reveals an end in sight is being ultra-conservative.  Based on the products. already made from pulp, the possibilities appear endless. Now that woods previously wasted are being utilized the woods will get a closer inspection because a  great deal more of the growth can be utilized.  It is estimated, says 1956 Facts, that the pulp and.paper industry recovered approximately 490,000,000 fbm of wood which-  would otherwise have been wasted or put to poorer use. Seven  years ago there were no facilities for the utilization, of this  material. This recovery, says 1956 Facts, means nearly $40,-  000,000 of new wealth for British Columbia. To show the growth  of new wealth for British  Columbia.  To show the growth of production the booklet, 1956 Facts,  contains a table showing 1944 short ton production at 471,322 and  for 1955 a total of 1,407,561 short tons. This is an increase of  nearly one million tons in 15 years, due to increased mill output, new mills and a greater utilization of an increased availability of basic product.  What does all this mean to the Sunshine Coast? Your guess  is as good as any other and if you fail to guess that some of  that basic product is along this coastal area from Port Mellon  to Powell River, you have flunked an elementary question requiring an-elementary answer.  The arrival of greater electrical power resources should  have a place in your thinking, too.  Mental Health Week advice  The Canadian Mental Health  Association lists . ten. safety  signs for good mental health.  This is in contrast- to danger  signs with which health/ organizations usually, alert the  pnblic.  The safety! signs were formulated for Mental Health  "Week, ending May 5, by Dr.  George S. Stevenson, an  American colleague of Dr.  Clarence M. Hincks, founder  of the Canadian Mental Health  Association.  The main characteristics of  good mental health' are:-  1, A tolerant, easy-going  ���atatiifcu.de toward yourself as  well as others. .  2_ A realistic estimate of  3?our own abilities - neither  underestimating nor over estimating.  3  Self-respect.  4. Ability to take life's disappointments   in  stride.  5. Ability to give love and  consider the interests'of others.  6. Liking and trusting other  people   and   expecting   others  to feel the  same way    about  you.,  7. Feeling part-of a group  and having a sense of responsibility to your neighbors and  fellowmen.  8. Acceptance of your responsibilities and doing something about your problems as  they arise.  9. Ability to plan ahead, and  setting of realistic goals for  yourself.  10. Putting your best efforts  into what you do and getting  satisfaction out of doing it.  ebebthewl    dm :  Begonias are popular  Tisbesnms begonias    are   increasing in popularity as gar-  dsz. subjects year by year. .Although they can    be    started  from seeds. It is more practi-  . cal for home owners   to  use  ^takers. A.P.  Chan of  Central-  Experimental    Farm,    Canada  ;3_tep__rtraent    of    Agriculture,  says that by following a    few  basic rules, success can be as-  sored  because they    are    not  areal-jr   difficult    subjects    to  handle. ,  !_jhe tubers are roundish on  one side and the other is concave. The shoots arise from the  concave side so the tuber must  i*e planted with ,this side up.  The best way to jlant is to take  �� tuber and twist it into the  SaaJ. or moss until it is level  vzith the surface. It is a mistake to plant too deep.  5Sre best way to plant is to take  tubers is to use peat moss in  a Sat. After the tubers show  roots they can be potted1 in  s��2L During the starting period, no light is necessary but  ik will do no harm. As soon as  'Qte shoots begin to grow, they  should receive fairly bright  light, i.e. beside a window.  !��-xe tubers will start best at a  temperature of about 75 degrees. After they are  potted,  the temperature should be 50-  60 degrees F. for sturdy .plants.  After planting the tubers in  peat moss, a thorough watering is necessary. Then examine  the peat moss daily for moisture. When the peat is light in  colour, more water will be  needed. When watering, avoid  wetting the crown of the tuber because this is often the  cause of the start of diseases.  If the plants are intended  for planting out, they should  not be started before April 1st.  Starting too early results in  plants that are too big. Short,  stockj'' plants are the best for  planting out.  COAL STILL NEEDED  For "a long time to come,"  coal rather than atomic power  will remain the world's chief  source of energy, according to  a report published by the International Labor Organization.  The ILO report states that  it is generally agreed that  atomic energy will not be produced in substantial quantity,  in the immediate future and  that the increased demand for  energy will to a large extent,  "still have to be met from traditional sources."  BY BB_ CLS_ ALLEN  Bean, of ifa& Faculty of Forestry  Revolution on a grand scale  is going on in the .forests of  British Columbia- The forces of  revolt are many and they are  diverse in nature. They are  working against less-than-com-  plete utilization of tlie forest's ���  products, ���against the heavy  losses caused by fire, insects,  and decay, ���against incomplete or inefficient use of forest land,��� and against complacency respecting the wood  supply  of the future.  The forces are economic and  they are technological. They  are founded on common sense  and a healthy respect for the  renewable nature of the forest.  Because wood has increased in  value it has become economic  to use much more of the tree  than was possible previously;  more wood is taken off each  acre and much more txf it finds  its way into usable products.  And because accessible ripe  timber is no longer easily  available in the next valley,  many operators as well as-the  Crown are applying their energies to the growing of new  .crops as well as to harvesting  of the old timber provided by  nature. In short, they are turning more and more to the land  as the real forest resourse,���  land that properly managed  can yield successive crops of  wood and other valuable "products'* such as wildlife and  fish, recreation and water, and  protection   against flood    and  erosion.  *     *     *  Forest    conservation     today  has many facets,���more  efficient and more suitable harvest- \  ing of mature timber, elimina-7  tion of waste in the woods and j  in the mills, more valuable use ���  of the products of the   forest,:  new products, extended life of;  wood through the   application-;  of preservatives, reduction    o_|  losses from fire and other dam-f  aging influences,. quicker    re-s  generation  of the new forest,;'  better; new  forests  that    wili$_  produce a maximum of    raw  material, stabilization  of markets and development oi new :  markets so that the beneficial ������  trends of past years    can   be  maintained. These are not all 7  : part of "forestry" but they are ;  matters vitally   important    to  forestry and forest y censer va- ';  tion. >  One example may be cited.  The development of log barkers and chippers in recent years ���{  has made possible  the use of ';  formerly unnsed   small    logs,y  chuhckSx and sawmill and ply- -  wood-plant refuse. The annual  equivalent of this in standing  timber volume is oyer ���' one-  third billion board feet or a  volume that might be logged  for some 7000 acres of good mature forest. Because low quality and small material can now  be removed economically from  the forest, the logged area is  cleaner and often, does not require slash burning; this in  turn often means quicker seed-  ing-in of the land and a new  forest on the ground several  years earlier, and because of  the forest's 'increased value,  more attention can and must  be paid to protecting it from  fire and insects.  *      * ���   *  This chain of relationships  extends to the ultimate market for the product. Only by  constant attention to sales and  market extension can the product be sold ~to permit of this  closer utilization and the benefits that reach.back to the forest. Forest conservation thus  embraces selling, plus efficient  manufacture, plus research and  development, plus careful and  efficient harvest, plus the best  of protection, plus quick establishment of the new forest so  that effective use of the land  is made.  The University's role in forestry is a unique one,���to provide in part the technical, professional and managerial staffs  of government services and industry. Some will-be graduates  in Commerce, Economics,  Chemistry,, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering,'  some will be graduates who  have not specialized to any  great extent,���-but va relatively  large number will be graduates in Forestry or Forest Engineering-. These are the men  who will do the technical  work in the forest,���plan and  lay out the cutting operations,  devise better methods of harvest and reforestation for the  many conditions that exist ��� in  the province, plan and carry  out protection operations, and  make studies in the 'constant  search for new knowledge that  will aid the forest manager  in his practical duties. In  short, the -forester on the  ground will be concerned with  all aspects of harvesting, reproducing, and protecting the  forest. He may also find a res- '  ponsible place in manufacture  and' in selling because of  his basic understanding of  wood and its properties.  In view of the wide variety  of responsibilities and duties  that are the forester's, his  training is an important mat  ter. Traditionally, the world  over, he is given a good grounding in the sciences that underlie the forestry practices and  techniques covered byi the professional subjects. In more recent years, however, the need  for an understanding of economics and business principles  and for facility with his  mother language, has resulted  in the addition to the curriculum of economics, accounting,  business administration, and  more seminars and Engli'sh.  At the same time attention has  been given to subjects such as  weather and climate, genetics,  and plant physiology, and opportunity, has been afforded  for some electives in the sciences, economics, commerce,  and the  humanities.  We might c.sk if less time  should be spent on the nonprofessional subjects and more  time on the professional.  This is not easily answered except to say that a great need  exists today for men who have  not only professional ability  but also a potential to rise to  administrative and executive  respnsibilities, in which positions they can do much to promote better forest conservation. At tlie same time, scientists and engineers and technical foresters will be heeded in  large numbers at various levels of responsibility to carry  out the interesting and important tasks that lie ahead/many  of which require them to deal  with  and work  with  people.  -There is a place for almost  every young man of average  intelligence who has.or develops a keen interest in the for  est or in sdme aspect to it. One  of our immediate problems is  that too few. of. our young  men are entering the profession  and the vast program that lies-  ahead may be forced to advance slowly because of a  lack of trained men. This is  true of other professions also,  but in a region whose economy is firmly tied to the forest and the forest industry,  the shortage of foresters is  likely to be of very great concern. Steps have been and  are being taken to attract  TOore men to the profession.  We are" hopeful that they will  help solve this vital problem  of providing the professional  manpower that is needed for  forest conservation in British  Columbia during the coming  decades.  I.O.O.F.  Sunshine   Coast  Lodge No.76 meets Gib'  son's Legion Hall 2nd and  4th Friday  each month.  YOUR SHARE in  CANADA'S WEALTH  You can share in Canada's  growing prosperity by  joining Investor's Mutual,  Canada's -largest mutual  fund. For full information  consult ' your Investors  Syndicate representative.  Write or Phone  NEVILLE  ASTLEY  District Manager  503-640   W.   Hastings  Phone  Marine  5283  Vancouver  2,  B.C.  Investors  . Cre &��'��&�� ��3 ��     OF   CANADA    ITD.  '] Canada's largest mutual lund..'.  MAD OFFICE.  wiNNIFtO ��� OfHCU IK FIINCIPM CIIIIS ���  dBUHF-"!.�����"  Follow The Black Ball Flag!  FASTEST ACROSS THE STRAIT  VANCOUVER-NANAtMO  FERRIES LEAVE EVERY TWOHOURS*ON*��h_T  EVEN HOUR, 6 A.M.-M1DNIGHT,  FROM BOTH HORSESHOE BAY AND NANAIMO  LV.at 6 am, 8,10, 12 noon, 2 pm, 4,6,8,10,12 mid.  (Daylight Saving Time)  Black Ball Vancouver City ferry terminal is at Horseshoe  Bay, West Vancouver, minutes from downtown Vancouver  via Georgia Street, Lions Gate Bridge and West Shore Drive.  Reservations NOT Needed  Passengers���Automobiles���Trucks'  BLACK BALL  i*  i  Meet your  bank manager...  He's easy to meet���and a1  "good man to talk things over with;  Not just because he knows a lot about  banking, but because he can be counted on  to apply that knowledge and  experience to your particular need. ���  To him banking is more than  dollars and cents, more than figures in  a ledger. To him, banking is the  opportunity to work witKTpeople���  through bank services to helpwith your  problems, your-hopes and plans.r  That is what he has been trained to do.  That is what he likes, to do. You'll  find he's a good man to know.  TH��   CHARTERED   BANKS   SERVING   YOUR   COMMUNITY  I The scallop is a delicious  shellfish. Like the oyster it is  an ocean bivalve. Unlike the  oyster it has power of movement and by opening and clos-,  ing its two shells it can propel  itself rapidly through the water. The large .muscle which  controls shell movement is tender and succulent and is the  only part of the scallop eaten  in this  country.  Almost everyone is familiar with the appearance of the  scallop's fan-shaped shell, in-  cidently the trade mark of a  For Guaxenteed  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs  CHRIS'S JEWELERS  Work   done   on   the   Premises  Phone 96 Sechelt  SALE  GOOt>   '54  CHEVROLET  SEDAN  2 Door ��� Top Shape  SOLNIK  SERVICE STATION  Sechelt  SPRING  HAS ARRIVED  With a  Lovely Selection of  BLOUSES  Priced From  $3.50 to $6i50  MURDOCH  well-known oil company. In  the Middle Ages, we are told  that the scallop shell was a  symbol of piety. Christian pilgrims on their way to a shrine  wore it in their hats.     '  Pilgrims travelling through  France "to worship at the shrine  of St. Jacques (St. James) in  ���Spain were-* - such . a common  sjght, the French people nicknamed the scallop Coquille St.  Jacques. .  Today if you ask for" Co-  quilles 'St. Jacques in a Pari-  sienne restaurant, you would  be served with scallops iri a  delicious sauce, arranged in  deep scallop shells. This dish  is a culinary as well as artistic triumph. The home economists of Canada's Department  pf Fisheries have supplied easy  directions for making one version of it.  Coquilles Si  Jacques  1 pound scallops  1 Vz cups milk  4  tablespoons   flour  Jz-  cup butter,  melted  Vz teaspoon salt  " 2  egg  yolks, well beaten  1 tsp. grated lemon rind  1 tablespoon  lemon juice  Vi cup dry bread crumbs  1  tablespoon melted  butter.  Wipe scallops with a damp  cloth and if large, slice. Scald  milk and add scallops. Poach  scallopsat simmering temperature for about 5 minutes or  until they lose their watery  look and are milk-white to  their centres. Drain but save  milk. Make a.white sauce by  blending flour, melted butter .  and salt and stirring in the  heated   milk gradually.  When,thickened, stir a-little '  of the hot sauce into the beaten egg yolks, and then add  yolk's to the sauce. Add lemon juice and grated lemon  rind and stir over hot water a  minute or two longer. Add  scallops and spoon into buttered  scallop shells or indivi-  vidual ramekins. Top with buttered crumbs and brown  crumbs lightly under the broiler. Serve hot. Makes 4-6 servings.  Many people find it convenient to make a casserole dish  early in the day,. store it in  the refrigerator and then pop  it into the oven half an hour  or so before dinner is to be  served. Whether you adopt this  practice or not, here is a recipe  for an energy-saving casserole  which is endorsed by the home  economists of Canada's Department of Fisheries. It is  called the Easy Casserole a��d  it is easy - easy on the budget,  easy to make and serve, but  best c_! all, easy to enjoy.  Easy Casserole  1 package of frozen peas or  2 cups of canned peas  2 (Vz pound) cans pink salmon  or tuna -   .  Wz cups cooked rice  1 (lOoz) can of    cream    of  celery soup  Vz cup dry bread crumbs  2 tablespoons melted butter.  If using frozen peas,    thaw  just before using with boiling  water and drain.    Do not pre-  cook. Drain and flake canned  fish. If using salmon save the  liquid. Place half of the cooked rice in the    bottom    of    a  greased 2-quart casserole. Add  in three layers the peas followed by   the canned fish and remainder of the rice. Dilute the  cream of celery soup with the  salmon liquid, if using salmon,  or with Vz cup of milk- if using  tuna. Spread evenly over contents  of casserole.  Top    with  bread crumbs mixed with melted butter. Bake in  a. moderate oven at 375    degrees    F.  for about 30 minutes or until  the  crumbs   are browned and  the contents  of  the   casserole  are bubbling hot. (If the casserole has been stored at refrigerator    temperature,    warm    at  room  temperature   for   a   few  minutes before placing in preheated oven, and allow a little  extra  cooking time;) Makes 6  servings.  '1858 to 1958 - A Century  to Celebrate" will be the slogan, which. British Columbians  will be asked to spread  throughout the world to publicize British Columbia's centennial year.  Formal approval of the slogan and a centennial crest  have foeea givesi by the B.C.  Centennial Committee jEollow-  ing a recent meeting in Vancouver.  The committee announced  it would have quantities of  small stickers made available  for industrial and commercial  firms in the province and it  would seek their support in  attaching the stickers to outgoing mail as a mean of publicizing the events of the one  hundredth birthday year.  Police Court  Infringement of traffic regulations occupied Magistrate  Johnston's court last week to  a great- extent.  Found guilty for tile second  time in a month of driving-  without due care and attention  cost George McDermott of  Selma Park $50. and costs,  and suspension of his driver's  licence for three months.  Ole  Wold of Middle Toint,  Roberts  8s  Cdming  ��_3�� HOB1  To Town  on a similar charge, was fined  ��35 and costs.  Failing to stop at a stop  sign in Sechelt cost Howard  Kellough a $5 fine.  Dennis Spence of Sechelt,  who drove a logging truck  without a proper licence was  fined $10 and costs.    ���  A $25 fine plus costs was  was paid by Herman Ventress  of Westview, James Hughes of  Vancouver, John Bruno of Sechelt and Hubert Leber of  Pender Harbour for speeding  on Sechelt Highway.  Failing to have a trailer licence, and a carrier's licence,  cost John Sheridan of Sechelt  fines of $25 and $10 and costs.  Illegal parking in Gibsons  brought Hubert Tweed of Gib-,  sons a $2 fine.  Marine Welding Ltd. of Vancouver was fined $5 and costs,  because an employee quit his  job and left a company truck  parked so as to block the road  Coast News  May 3   1956      S  at Hopkins Landing,    without!  warning his employers.  Jackson Bros. Logging of  Wilson Creek paid $10 and  costs, for operating a trucfe  without a carriers licence.  Kqbert Bowen of Granthams  Landing parked his car on th��  paved portion of the road at  Granthams, and was fined $10  and costs.  Aftgling without a fishing  licence brought a $10 fine and  costs for George Schultz o��  Pender Harbour.  Being intoxicated in a public place, near Wakefield Inn  cost William Charles Scow of  Alert Bay $10 and  costs.  JOHN J. DUNKIN  Doctor of Optometry  906  Birks  Building  VANCOUVER, B.C.  ^^gggwiiUBMum,  IIIU_--MMM__BliiM��aiMHBmiauaiW����lll**l  CHRIS'S VARIETY SHOPPE  Has a New Shipment of  Dinky Toys & Other Toys  Straw Hats & Eye Shades  China and Glass Ornaments  Novelties and Souvenirs  i-i  We are Supporting the  SOY SCOUT MOVEMENT  and urge Everyone in the Community  to Contribute to their Campaign  Phone 96 Sechelt  l��|S*y��m*��***��  owHiuti ioniiw��t*-winroitwiiiww��i Hii��nwii��m��wwiwwitn*nwwni_l  marine suppl y Sechelt news items  Phone 3F  Pender Harbour  USED CARS  SALES  SERVICE  PARTS  REPAIRS  For The  VOLKSWAGEN  GENERAL  AUTOMOTIVE  REPAIRS  TIRES -BATTERIES  WEI-DENG  McCULLOCH   SAWS  SOLNIK  SERVICE STATION  Phone 85T Sechelt  Announcements  AT  THE ���oast Kjews  BY MRS. A. A. FRENCH  The  May     Day     committee  met at the Elementary school  with Mrs.    Pearl    MacKenzie  chairman;   representing    PTA,  Mrs.   E.   Wakefield;   truckers,  M.   HemstreeC;   Fire   Brigade,  T:    Robbilliard;    Fire    Belles,  Mrs. T. Robbilliard; Board of ,  Trade Bob Kent; Public SchoolJ  Q. Russell; Residential School,  Father Nolan; Legion L.A. Mrs.  A. French and Mrs. J. Peterson.  Mrs. Robbilliard was appointed  secretary to the committee.  May Queens have been chosen for the Sechelt schools. Roberta Johnson, 13, daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Johnson is  the Elementary School queen  and Anna Jean Scott, 12,  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill  Scott with Betty Lou Bairdy  11, daughter of Mrs. Anne  Baird are attendants. For the  Residential School Corinne  Wilson, 13 daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. Charles Wilson of  Sljamon reserve, Powell River has been chosen. Her attendants will be Linda Joe, 13,  daughter of Mr; and Mrs. Ronald Joe of Sechelt and Irene  Francis, 11,. daughter of Mrs.  Lily Francis of Sliarnon Reserve,  Powell River.  Mrs. Doris Thompson, teacher at Sechelt elementary  school was in Vancouver for  a few days where she visited  several Vancouver schools.  Captain and" Mrs. S. Dawe  are back from a vacation in  Kelowna. " * ...  Bob McVeigh has returned  to Sechelt after many years  absence. ���  Mr. and Mrs. A. Macklin entertained the West End Social  club recently. Present were  Mr..and Mrs.* K.'Ndfdby, Mr.  and Mrs. A. Baker, Mr. and  Mrs. W.B. Billingsley, Mr,  and Mrs. T. Duffy, Mr. and  Mrs. J Evans, Mr. and Mrs.  W.J*. Mayne,. Mr, and Mrs.  Gunnar Hanson^ Mrs. Postlewaite, Mrs. M. MacFarlane,  T.W.R. Garlick and T.J. Garlick. ,   ' 9  Mr. and Mrs. Wesley By-  berg of  Helena,' Montana,  re  turned to their home after  spending a week with their  sister and her husband Mr. and  Mrs. O.K. Engen. They spent  part 'of'their" vacation" at various points in the U.S. They  were impressed with the beauty of the Sechelt Peninsula.  Also visiting the Engens was  Dr. Walter. Buschlen formerly  of Woodfibre.  Mr. and Mrs. C. MacDougall  and daughter Faye with Mr.  and Mrs. Wesley Byberg of  Helena, Montana and Mr. and  Mrs. O.K. Engen were dinner  guests at the beach home of  Mr. and Mrs. Karl Nordby,  West Sechelt.  SPECIAL  Son promoted  Mr. A.E. Sopp has received  word of the promotion of his  son Lawson, from plant comptroller of the Union Bag and  Paper corporation in Savannah, Georgia to Company  comptroller with head quarters in New York.  During his 20 year's association with the Savannah plant  Mr. Lawson Sopp watched its  phenomenal growth from a  staff of some 500 people with  a pay roll of $1,000,000 and a  daily output of 150 tons of  paper to its present capacity  of 5,300 employees, an annual  pay roll of- $22,000,000 and a  daily output of 1,800 tons of  paper.  More than 150,000,000 corrugated boxes made annually  at the Savannah plant find  their way to the packaging departments of the leading manufacturers.     x  "Hammond" Chesterfield  Frieze Upholstered Over  5" Airfoam  Reg. $269.50   SALE  $229.50  Your Choice of Modern Colors.  2 Piece Sectional Chesterfields  $189  Bumper" DeLuxe Chesterfields  2 Piece $199  Choice of Colors  a  CooL Soft, Mothproof, and  Hammonds Retain Their Shape!  Hostess Chairs   '  $17.95 & $29.95  &s  Phone 3  SALES  Sechelt  *.  \y B.C. FODDER  "Annual fodder-crop is 300,-  000 tons.*Half of this is clover  and hay. Average production is  2 tons per acre. About 250,000  tons .Of alfalfa are produced in  two cuttings. Fodder-corn, popular-' feed for* dairy cattle in  the Lower Mainland, yields  about 11 tons uer; acre.  FORD - MONARCH DISPLAY ROOM  NOW OPEN AT  Harbour Motors  KLEINDALE  Roy Dusenbury Invites You To  Come In and Inspect The  FORD  FAIRLANE  SALES & SERVICE  BATTERIES - TIRES - ACCESSORIES  When you shop say you saw  it in The Coast News.  EVERY WEDNESDAY  LEGION HALL   8 P. MUELER, MAYFLOWER & WILLIAMS OIL-O-MATXC  ESTIMATES gladly given, without obligation  \      1425 CLYDE, WEST VANCOUVER - WEST 3290  SENTINEL HEATING  OIL FURNACE INSTALLATIONS  No Down Payments Through  N.H.A. Loans  e=  Phone Eight Seven  by Eleven  for Grocery Delivery!  WEST SECHELT:  {Main Road)  PORPOISE  BAY AREA:  WED. & SAT.  FRIDAY  davis bay: THURSDAY  Till Further Notice  From  CLAYTON'S GROCERY  SECHELT  i*  DONACONA  4 X 8 X 3/e Dubl-Kote:  4 X 8 X Vz Dubl-Kote  16 X 16 Ceiling Tile:  16 X 32 Ceiling Tile:  K.B. SHEATHING:  $2.15 Sheet  2.70   Sheet  l2Vzc Sq. Ft.  12c Sq. Pt.  8c Sq. Ft.  I JOHNS-MANVILLE  16 X 16 and 16 X 32 Ceiling Tile: 12Vfcc Sq. Ft.  16 X 96 WALL PLANK IN: Ivory, Green Hose  and Tan: 12V_C Sq. Ft.  GYPROC  4 X 6-8-9-10-12 X %: 67.50 SL  16 X 96 X3/b Wall Plank: 75c each  (No Cracks to Fill)  Delivered Prices Shown,        In Stock at  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES, LTD.  Phone Gibsons 53  Building firm  Coast  News  May  3   1956  is organize  Among the busy firms newly  ���formed in Gibsons is the Smith  and Peterson Construction Ltd.  with the office and warehouse  behind the Ed. Shaw office  and    warehouse    on    Sechelt  Highway -  Wally Peterson, former village commissioner and Harry  J. Smith of Smitty's Boat Rentals and' Bob Emerson, who  has sold his fishboat and  bought an interest in the company, are the proprietors.  WHYTE ���-' Born o Mr. and  Mrs. Ray Whyte on April 14,  a girl weighing 8 pounds, a  grand-daughter for Mr. and  Mrs. Whyte of West Sechelt.  EILCIK - Born to Mr. and Mrs.  Bilcik of Ruby Lake, a girl,  Saturday, April 21.  HAUKA - Born to Mr. and  Mrs. Don Hauka, April 26, a  boy, five pounds 10 ounces.  Lease KumAigen  Mr. and, Mrs. Harold Fearn  have taken over the lease of  Kum-a-gen cafe and are now  operating   it.  Mrs.  Fearn   has  been cook for the cafe under  the previous management  which  has dissolved.  When you shop say you saw  it in The Coast News.  William Gibb  William Gibb of Granthams  Landing   passed  away  at  his i  home on April 30 at about 9 7  a.m., in his 71st year. He leaves  his wife, one son William and  four  grandchildren. .'j  A funeral service will be  field in the Vancouver Crematorium at 39th and Frazer at  11.45 -a xn., Thursday - May 3.,  Graham Funeral home are directors. ~No flowers are requested. J-  Mr. Gibb has been a    resident  of Granthams     Landing  for about 22 years, after he retired from active business. He. <  had been  a  captain  with the ,  C.E.F. m World War 1.  In Granthams Landing, Mr.'  Gibb took an active part    in  community, affairs,   and' ywas '  secretary     treasurer    of    the  Granthams Landing   Property .  Owners' Association, active in".;  the   organization  and conduct 7-  of lawn bowling and  helpful  in anything which would promote the well-being    of    the  community.  Charter Night  for Scouts  Port    Mellon     Scouts    and  Cubs Charter Night will take  place in the Port Mellon Community Hall, 7 p.m. Thursday  night.  There are 18 Cubs and 10  Scouts enrolled. Scout Leader  Joe O'Brien and his assistants,  Larry Bredy and Alex King  will have charge of their  groups and Cub Leader, Gordon Taylor .with assistants  Pat Quarry and Roy Findlay  will have charge of their ���  groups.  The organization sponsoring the Scouts and Cubs, the  Community Church Women's  Auxiliary, under Mrs. Swartz,  the president will have their  part in the meeting.  CEMENT  CEMENT MIXERS  AVAILABLE  Sechelt Building Supplies  PHONE 60Q ��� SECHELT  Roberts Greek  BY MRS. M. NEWMAN  There -were five tables     of  Whist at the Legion Hall'.Fri- '"  day and the players had a very  enjoyable evening.  Both CSaarles    Bourn     and'  Donald  Walker face     several  more days    in    hospital    al- *  though both are making good  progress.  Mrs, 3. Monrufet  and  Mrsyy  B. Hunter are  visiting   _MrsV"  Monrufet's son in Alberni for :  a few days.  Jeff Ccrenming-has returned'  to Vancouver. Before complet-",  ing Ms vacation he saw his'  new 12-foot boat launched and r  tried1 out the motor, in spite  of feis expert boatbuilding,  however, the fish did not bite. .  Wihile visiting  her    cousin,  Mrs. B. Hill, in Hollister, Cal., /  tfttis winter, Mrs. Ruth Mitchell  met Mrs. Roy Brown at a tea.  Mrs. Brown turned out to be  a close friend of Mrs. R. Gumming  and spent most of her  life in Vancouver. The Browns y  fappe to visit here this summer. v  ���   ���* Kenneth   Skyie   ; celebrated ;  his if4th "birthday with >.q/ scout  Scouts as guests. leaders were  party..'.with the Roberts Creek'  R;ey. C. Harbord, Mr. Harrpld  and' Mr. J. Lees. Games and  a biriiiday cake were enjoyed.  St. Hilda's Social  The Depencier Circle thanks  all who attended their recent  Social evening in St Hilda's  Hall.  The master  of    ceremonies  Ralph Johnson did a wonderful Job of Keeping busy an  ful  job   of  keeping   everyone  busy and interested.  Crokinole, scrabble, whist,  bridge, rumoli etc were played.  A generous lunch was served followed by a hearty singsong with Mrs. Evans at the  piano.  The evening.,, was such a  success another such evening  will be held! Sat. evening, May  19.  TASELLA SHOPPE  The Smart Shop for Family Clothing  VRESS, SPORT, STREET  ANV WORK CLOWES  Dress Accessories for Ladies & Gents  Gloves       Shoes       Hosiery  Phone 29-F Sechelt "  ENGAGMENT  , ANNOUNCEMENT -  .Mr.-'.J.A.' f-aBreche of Vancouver announces the engagement of his daughter, Lorraine, to Mr. William (Sandy)  Piggptt of Roberts Creek, B.C.  The wedding will be held in  Roberts Creek on June 1st.  6..I FTS  THIS YEAR ITS SUNDAY, MAY 13  We Suggest a Gift from our  Gorgeous New Jewelry  China Ornaments  Stockings ��� Chocolates  Cups & Saucers ��� Stationery ��� Towel Sets  Please feel free to drop in and look.  jriii*. V.&\? f.\,P  I  HOWE SOUND 5 & 10  Phone 41F     ���     Theatre Bldg   '* ���     Gibsons  TOPS  IN  DANCING   PLEASURE  ROBERTS CREEK - - SAT. MAY 5  VIR6EL LANE   ���    CLOUDS of RHYTHM  TOP CANADIAN MUSICIANS  Dancing Starts 9 p.m.  Admission $1  I  The Coast News  TION  HAVE YOUR ADVERTISING READY ^tfp��B*Wr.|/��P=T-i^--J-���  CLASSIFIED RATES  _._15 words for 50 cents plus  Iwo cents a word over 15. This  includes name and address..  Consecutive rates available.  Classified advertisements, accepted up to 5 p.m. Tuesday.  With the exception of continuous accounts, a 10c bookkeeping charge is made for all  Classified Advertising not paid  for within 7 days of publica-  tion,  Legals���  16  cents per  count  line  for  first  insertion.  12 cents per' count lino  for each consecutive^ insertion.  Card of Thanks, Engagements,  In Memotiams - up to 50 words  $1.00 per insertion. 2c per word  over 50.  Classified Display ��� 70c per  column inch.  . mmammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmaamammamtmam   ���  CARD OF THANKS       The Keats Island Management Committee expresses its  thanks to all those people  from Gibsons and Granthams  who came by boat to help put  out the fire on Sunday, April  22. Their help saved ther cottages and untold damage to  the camp area. The Committee  ���members  are indeed grateful.  ANNOUNCEMENT  Mr. and Mrs. James Derby  of JSolsqua, B.C. are pleased to  announce the engagement of  their daughter, Helen Blanche,  to Mr. Richard W. Maki, son of  Mrs. Lucy Maki and the late  William Maki, of Salmon Arm,  B.C.  1 The wedding will be held  in the First United Church at  Salmon Arm at 7 p.m. on May  19, 1956. A dance follows at  10 p.m. in the Institute Hail,  Hedgmen's Corner, Salmon  Arrh. AH friends of the Pen-  insula are welcome.  1.EWARD  $50 Reward  To anyone supplying infor-  ��therwise damaging property  mation leading to the conviction  of persons dumping garbage, or  and water supplies upon the  Williams, Gosden and Ouilette  Creeks crossing the Port Mellon Highway. !  Bob Gosden.  LOST ' '���; ���   '������ y a  HELP WANTED  Wanted: Assistant cooks for  Hospital, Pender Harbour. Apply by letter to: Administrator, St. Mary's Hospital, Irvine's Landing B.C. 18  Clerk to work'in grocery  store, male or female, Some  experience preferred. Apply to  Box No. 436 18  ���' Waitress and Cook- general  for restaurant in Parksville  Must be of neat appearance.  Apply 'P.O. Box 14 Parks-  ville B.C. .,>.,���     '  WANTED   ,. .  To exchange moderen home  in Vancouver value $9500 for  waterfrnt home Gibsons to  Pender Harbur. Totem Realty,  Gibsons.   WATCH REPAIRS  Fast, accurate, guaranteed  watch repairs. Marine Men's  Wear, Gibsons. tfri  For Guaranteed Watch and  Jewelry Repairs, See Chris's  Jewelers, Sechelt. Work done  on the premises. tfn  REAL ESTATE  Gibsons Since 1945  John Coleridge Realty  The Oldest Established Office  (Immediately South ef the  Post Office)  Notary Public  Sales, Conveyancing,  Management.  Agent for   the   Official  Administrator etc.  Connection with important  Vancouver Realtors.  Local Office DVA and VLA  SECHELT   INSURANCE  AGENCIES  Real Estate,  Properly  Management,  Insurance  Office phone 22F  T.E. DUFFY, Agent  Residence 31Q  I. MACKAY, Salesman.  Residence  70F  H.B. GORDON   AGENCIES  Sechelt  REAL   ESTATE  and,, INSURANCE  Phone  53 Evenings and  Holidays 115  Fire, Aut6, Liability. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Real*  ty, Gibsons. tfn  FOR SALE '  TOTEM FLASHES  2 bedroom home at Hopkins  Ldg, large living room, bathroom, good size sun porch,  wonderful view. Full price  only $4750 - $1250 down balance as rent.  If you want a home thats  really beautiful let us show  you the new house we have  on the Pratt Rd. N.H.A. and  V.L.A. approved. This is with  out. a shadow of a doubt one  of the best homes in the Peninsula  A small but cute home at  Selma Park, for $3150 its well  worth looking at.  Gower Point water frontage, nice home, nice gardens,  a nice place to live, You can  move in for only $1300 down  The balance as cheap rent.  Always a better buy at  TOTEM REALTY  Gibsons B.C.  FOR SALE  Hide-a-bed type couch, good  condition, green, $175; Steel  bunk beds with mattress $15;  "A bed with mattress $15; B.  Warnock Madeira Park. Phone  3V.  Pigs over 3 months $20 each.  Phone 180 Y.  Full size bed complete,  Dresser, Singer hand sewing  machine, G.E. Upright Vacuum Cleaner with attachments. Longton "Sunny Brae"  Granthams.  Axminster    Rug  Phone Sechelt 124.  for    Sale.  West Sechelt - Halfmoon Bay  area, 2 hounds, 1 large black  and tan, 1 smaller brown brin-  dle. Reward. Phone 179R Gib-  sons, or notify Police.  NOTICE -j  TOWING AND   FREIGHTING  W, Nygren, Gibsons 13   tfn  WORK WANTED  Spray and brush painting;  also paperhanging. J. Melhus.  Phone  Gibsons 33. tfn  <jb_Aliwj_i_j5-J_-ji_-����aM  1951 Ford Dump Truck,  with steady work ahead.  Phone Sechelt 60Q. tfn  WOOD  Alder or Fir  Also Slab Wood  SERVICE FUELS  Ran Vernon  Phone  Gibsons  173Q  Used Fridgidaire, 4 years'  use 9.6 cu. ft. Howe Sound  Trading Co. Gibsons tfn  Young Fir and California  White Birch. Harlow G. Smith  Reid Rd; Gibsons 20  ����3i&*  TlMBtR-WWVEV  Try PARBEN for the relief  of Arthritic and Rheumatic  Pains. Tested, and proven very  efficient in over 80% of cases.  PARBEN is available exclusively at LANG'S DRUG  STORES. Locally Produced,  PARBEN is a. liquid, Easy to  take. $3.25 per Bottle. Lang's  Drugstores, Gibsons and Sechelt.  Alan Nevins Penmor Greenhouses, Pratt Road. Phone  171M. Bedding plants of all  kinds. Also at John Wood's  Hardware,   Gibsons.  Small new home, electricity,  5 acres land, fruit trees, good  well.  Cheap   for cash.  Owner  leavings Apply Box    12,    Sechelt. B.C.  . ( . , .   Car Top boat, 1 year old  complete weight approx. 70  lbs. $45  cash.  Phone  Gibsons  59G._ ; ������     .  NOW - without Prescription:  "SABOL" the Only Shampoo  guaranteed to Cure Dandruff  and clean up Scalp Infections.  Relieves Itching, Eliminates  Scaling. Keeps scalp and hair  clean, healthy. Leaves Hair  Manageable. Get "Sabol" Now  at Lang's Drug stores', Gibsons  6 Sechelt .   , tfn  Selma Park beach property,  house on highway, 3 bedrooms,  livingroom 17x21 with fireplace, cabinet kitchen, cement  basement, oil furnace, garage,  good boat anchorage., Box 438  Coast News.  Three room house Sechelt.  Good location, price reasonable. Phone Sechelt 32W      18  Drop side Couch and Mattress $10, Strawberry' plants,  5c each,- $4 per 100. G.E. Webb.  Reid Road at Payne,;. Phone  67c, Gibsons. ; \ : 19  PianoT" Upright Rosewood.  Excellent tone and* condition  Phone Sechelt  13X.  SUCRE  Phone 150 or 151  We Cruise and Estimate  and PAY CASH on Signing  7y;:i^'>7;7:the^;Contraiat .-  LUMBER CO,  SAW MILLS  Gibsons  For Immediate Sale: Chrome  Kitchen Set, I double Bed,  complete, 2 Cbffe Tables, 1  Cuckoo Clock, with chimes, 1  Vanity table with bench.  Phone Sechelt  73F.  MMC*��ttr��avft.-_MS#��M4  _ Rabbits for Sale.  Pedigreed New Zealand White  Rexv Just ready  to  wean.  B.  L. Cope; Roberts Creek.  mtmsmmmm?  WAN T  PLANTS  "LARGE AND SMALL.  WE HAVE THEN! ALL"  CHAN, BUDA, ALC0,  PIONEER  COOPER-BESSEMER  LOWEST PRICES  IMMEDIATE DELIVERY  TREMENDOUS STOCK  Sl-VgSON-MAXWELL  LTD,  ��931 West Georgia St.  Vancouver, B.C.  Phone MA. 8388  DIRECTORY  HILL'S   MACHINE    SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding Anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert    Tradesmen  Precision    Machinists  Phone 54 Residence  152  PENINSULA    CLEANERS  Cleaners for the   Sechelt  Peninsula  ��� IJhone:  Gibsons  100  "FAST  SERVICE"  Rent ��� Sales ��� Service  TYPEWRITERS  ELECTRIC RAZOR'S  Sales and Service        '  COLIN WINGRAVE  Phone 18 ���- Gibsons  'aa_HM_H_-_____n-_---iMaannHMMHMMMMn_-aBna-->Mn  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical  Healing  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized  GE  Dealer  Radios, Appliances. TV Servic*  y. peninsula- ��� '��� yyy. ���  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  All Types of Accounting  Problems Expertly Attended  Village Enterprises Bldg.  Sechelt    .  Office Open 9 a.m.-���5 p.m.  Daily  '     Phone Sechelt 98F  WIRING  Commercial & Residential  Electric  Space Heating  Anywhere on the Peninsula  PARKER and SIM  ELECTRIC  Parker's  Hardware  Sechelt 51 ��� 130 Evenings  HEATING  ft SHEET METAJ.  LAURIE SPECK  Gibsons  149  F.H. HARWOOD       "  Chartered Accountant  .   407 Metropolitan Bldg.  837 West Hastings St.,  Vancouver 1, B.C.  Phone  PA.  3928  WIRING and APPLIANCE  SALES  /Electrical Wiring  Alterations and Repairs  F. UTTING. WILSON CREEK  Phone S7F ot  1ST  5  8 P.M.  ���.:*���  Notions-���Cards���-Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  THRIFTEE   STORES ,  1   Left of Post Office  jy     Gibsons, B.C.  Headquarters Tox Wool  THACTOR    WORK  Clearing, Grading, Excavating.  D8  Bulldozing  .: -yf-.     Clearing Teeth  ARCHES   FOR   RENT  A.  E.  Ritchey  Phone. Gibsons 86R  GIBSONS BOAT WORKS  Boat Builders & Repairers  Phone  Gibsons  111X  . GIBSONS  BUILDING    SUPPLIES  LTD.  "WE   CARRY   THE   STOCK"  Phone Gibsons 53  $5 DOOR PRIZEon MEMBERSHIP CARD -*gWS��ES-  KIWANIS WELFARE FUND  Repairs to All Wheeled Good*.  Saw Filing  Lawn Mowets Sharpened  Phone Sechelt 95M  MARSHALL'S   PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  REFRIGERATION  SALES and SERVICE  Commercial ��� Domestic  25 Years' Experience  A. M. CAMPBELL  SECHELT 83Q   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 3 Sechelt  BUILDING    BULLDOZING  CONTRACTING  Ran Vernon,  R.R.   1.  Gibsons  Phone 173Q   NOTARY PUBLIC  Legal   Documents   promptly  attended to  W.J.   (Jack)  Mayne.  s Phone 24.   _     .    Sechelt  B.C.  LET US HELP YOU  PLAN NOW  For your Spring  Construction  all types of  BUILDING or ALTERATIONS  and LIGHT GRADING  Smith & Peterson Construction  Ltd.  Phone 28, 85 or 90Q, Gibsons  WIGARDS "  SHOE  STORE  A TYPE  OF SHOE  For   Any Weather  For  Each Member  Of The Family  ' All  Shoe Accessories  Phone Secheli 25G  Inni Mnm  FLOWERS  GIBSONS   FLORIST  Corsages - Weddings  Funeral  Designs  Plants  Flowers by Wire  Carole Brakstad  Phone 109M - Gibsons  TELEVISION  SALES AND SERVICE  Fast work - Guaranteed  10% Down - Easy Terms  3 Month's Free Service  FREE TRIALS  RICHTER'S RADIO ��� T-V  . Phone 6 Sechelt  LORNE BLAIN  Representative  Continental  Life  Insurance  Company  Box  188   Gibsons, B.C.  Phone Gibsons, 82G.  * KURLUK  ELECTRIC &  PLUMBING  Complete Wiring and  Plumbing Service  - MASTER PLUMBER  To Plan for your Requirements  Free. Estimates  .       y Phone Sechelt 107  THE  DATE PAD  May 3: Gibsons, Canadian  Legion Hall, Crib andi Whist.  at B p.m.  May 4 :��� .Grahthams Community Hair 8 p.m., Bingo.  May 5: Gibsons Kiwanis  Bingo game at the School  hall 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.  May 7 - Gibsons. Farmers  Institue regular meeting in  the Parish Hall 8 p.m.   ,  May 8 - Roberts Creek Improvement association, Legion  hall, 8 p.m.  May 9 - Gibsons. W.I. Whist  at the home of Mrs. Strom 2  p.m.  May 12: Port Mellon Mother's Day Tea from 3-5 In the  Community Hall.  May 15 - W.I. Luncheon at  the Parish Hall 12:00 noon.  May 18 - Gibsons. Fair Committee meeting in the 'Parish  Hall 8 p.m.  May 26: Port  Meil6n Com- ,  munity Centre dance, proceeds  for Boy Scouts and Cubs.  May 31: St. Mary's Altar So-  ciety rummage sale and home  cooking, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  United Church Hall,  Gibsons.  This weeks Special; Comfortable home at Granthams  Ldg. only $2650. This won't  last long.  Harold Wilson  Totem  Realty  Phone  Gibsons  44  evenings  147  . . B.C. POTATOES I  British Columbia is noted  for high-quality seed-potatoes.  Annual production is over  80,000 tons. Yields from 7 to  over 20 tons per acre have been  recorded.  Potatoes  are  grown  May   6th.   1956.  ANGLICAN  5th.   Sunday  after  Easter  St. Bartholomew's,    Gibsons  11.00 a.m. Choral Communion  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  St. Hilda's    Secheli  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 '  Port Mellon  Community Church  7.30 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.  ST. VINCENT'S  Holy Family, Sechelt,    9 a.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10.30 a.m.  Port Mellon,   first  Sunday  of  each month at 11.35 a.m.  Be thai   Baptist   Church  10. A.M., Sunday School  11:15 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  Halfmoon Bay  BY PAT WELSH  Members of the Halfmoon  Bay Auxiliary to St Mary's  Hospital, Garden Bay, gathered  at the home of Mrs. G. Nygard  April 24 to honor Miss Rene  Mary van Coller, R.N. a member of the nursing staff of St.  Mary's Hospital and bride-  elect of Dr: John Playfair, also  of  St.  Mary's. ;  The living room was fragrant with branches of pink and  white apple blossems, which  was the color motif used  throughout Miss van Coller  was led to a chair decorated  with pink and white streamers and presented with a beautiful corsage of pink carnations.  Two little girls Judy Nygard and. Tova Hansen dressed as nurses, presented a  stretchier laden with , gifts  assisted by Mrs. P. Ness,, after  whioh Miss van Coller was  shown all the babies she had  looked after in hospital, by  their proud mothers.  The attractive tea table was  centered with a cut glass vase  of deep rose tulips and bluebells two cakes one made by  Mrs. H. Willis the other by  Mrs. Q. Burrows, were especially decorated by Mr. Finn  Sufold the chef at the Rotter  Logging Company. Serviteurs  were Mrs: Q. Burrows, Missy  Judy Nygard and Miss Tova  Hansen.  Miss van Coller is the third  daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Fredrick van Coller of Johanes-  burg, Orange Free State,  South Africa, her marriage to  Dr John A. Playfair will take  place at St. Mary's Chapel,  Garden Bay on May 12 at 2  p.m.  Tne Halfmoon Bay Players  are busy, rehearsing for their  first festival appearence, casting is also underway for two  one act plays to. be produced  this midsummer. Mrs. D. Foley  was hostess to the Players on  Thursday of last week.  At their summer homes this  last weekend were Mr. and  Mrs. Jack Falls, Mr. and Mrs.  S.yCromie, Mr. and Mrs. W.  Dix, Mr. Bissett, Mr. and Mrs.  Greenall, Mr., and Mrs. Piper,  Mr. and Mrs. DeBert and Dr.  K. Argue.  Another visitor was Jack  Barclay of Milwaukee, son of  the late Bill Barclay of Redrooffs. He expressed a wish to  stay longer on his. next visit,  soon.  Patients at St. Mary's Hospital include Mrs. P. Mouse,  Mis. W. Hare and Miss Beverly Ness,  Visiting Vancouver this past  week were Mr. and Mrs. T.  Nygard and Jimmie, Mr. and  Mrs. A. Menzies, Mr. J. Sather, Mr. H. Pearce and Mr. J.  Cooper.  Miss Marilyn Cooper weekended   with  her parents     Mr.  im^^^^m^sms^ssms^^m^s^^msm^^^i  Tfe14^S^I^8^3iH^^^-ua3s��sfe44s  Phone Gibsons 134. 104 or 33    in all sections of the province.     and Mrs. J. Copper. 6      Coast News May  3   1956  i^SrSf   Gower Point  C.A. Manson, B.C. Electric's  commercial and industrial  sales manager, has received  assignment from City of Pen-  ticton to survey its power rates  and revise them in the light  of latest trends in the industry.  Job will take several weeks.  A DOCTOR REFLECTS  A famous New York physician, Dr. Loomis, wrote an account of his 35 years' experience as a consultant. The book  was entitled "Consultation  Room" and revealed how a  wise and extremely sympathetic doctor felt about the thousands of troubled people who,  during those years, had sought  his advice. One must have patience, he insisted, even with  people whose troubles seem  imaginary. There is a saying  that a lawyer sees the worst  side of a man; a clergyman the  best, but a doctor sees the real  man; no doubt there is much  truth in this.  He said that often, when listening to a sufferer from a dis  ease such as cancer, he would  be deeply moved, in spite of  the fact that he had been hear-  WE'VE OPENED  VIC'S COFFEE BAR  Davis Bay  Phone Sechelt 5X  E. Nestman, Mgr.  _,  ��wwi��M-iaa��w muw-.i  ANNOUNCING  NEW MANAGEMENT  AT THE  --AGEN CAFi  MR. S MRS. HAROLD FEARN  Gibsons  w sfgywyrer  W __ v T-f  c & s  PHONE    SECHELT   3  PI T T 5 B UBG H PAlNTS-liccp  thof  to ok   long er  i:.  _g|fgP__S!^  Goiar Printing  The  Coast  News  printing plant can  produce  letter-heads  In Various  ing similar stories over a long  period. Just to know that the  patient had suffered so. much  and would continue to suffer,  made him sympathetic.. After  that person left bis room another would come in whose ailment seemed trivial and superficial; hardly worth bothering,  about.  "My first impulse," said Dr.  Loomis, "is always to say to  such a person: "Your trouble  is trifling and petty. A person  has just left this room whose  malady is 10, 20 times as great  as yours. You are making a  mountain out of a mole hill."  The doctor goes on to say,  however, that it is a mistake  to make people feel you despise  them. After all, their trouble  is very real and you cannot  help them by holding them up  to ridicule. Even if it is only a  sore toe,' or something less  painful, it clouds their whole  sky. The wise thing to do is to  listen patiently and attentively and by tact enable them.to  get over it. Whatever you do -  don't snub them.  This is good advice. When  people are distressed, even if  it seems frivolous, they want  to tell their story. If they have  their say and talk themselves  out, they may realize they are  making much ado about nothing, but it is better to allow  them to arrive at that conclusion themselves. Dr. Ambrose  Sheppard of Glasgow, one of  the great preachers of last  century, "Svas filled with self-  reproach in his old age because he had not "been more  patient with people who bored:  him; he felt he had not been a  good listener.. .y  In a magazine article on  good, salesmanship, the writer  insisted it was necessary that  the salesman should train himself in the art of listening.  "You don't .win the confidence  and goodwill of prospective  buyers by talking them down,"  he said. "If you do that, they  resent" your aggressiveness; after all, conversation isn't a,  one-way  street."'  A businessman went on a  trip to England and returned  to his family after an absence  x of four months. As> he approached home, his six-year-  old boy shouted from the verandah: "Daddy, I'm writing  with ink now." Lots of more  important things had happened in four months, but to that  youngster, the world-shaking  event was that he had graduated to a place-where he could  write with ink. That wise business man appeared astonished  and said to the youngster:  "That's wonderful, son; I want  you to tell me all about it."  It takes a genuinely wise  head and a' kind heart to listen-to other people's woes, but  it is well worth doing, and  there is scriptural warrant for  it: The prophet Ezekiel was distressed and bitter when he  saw the idolatries of his fellow-  countrymen during their exile, but he wanted to help them  as well as rebuke them, and  he tells iis how he did it. "I  sat where they sat," he wrote.  He listened to them and got  their point of view, and. only  then was he in a position '���* to  help them. i  Dr. G.H. Morrison points Out  that although Jesus became indignant, we never find him  ridiculing anybody*. He knew  what was in man and that  knowledge filled him with  compassion, even for the most  sinful. When Paul wrote to the  Philippian Christians he knew  how sound was this advice:  "Let this mind be in you which  was also in Christ Jesus." It  is easy to raise a laugh at people and sneer at their weaknesses, but it is a dangerous thing  to do; it degrades others and  does harm to the man who indulges in it. The mind of Christ  was never  scornful.  Here is the significance of  the incarnation; that Jesus became the Son of Man, and of  him it truly be said: "He sat  where they sat." Wherefor in  all things it behoved Him to be  made like unto his brethren  that He might be merciful and  faithful highpriest."  Today's quotation is from  the Book of Ezekiel: I sat  where they sat.  BY  PHYLLIS  M.  HODGSON  Mrs/ John Smith of    Gypsy  Towers was weekend guest of  the Syd.Smales.  Mrs. R.J. Douglas and  daughter Ellen were holidaying at their  cottage.  Mr. and Mrs. Blake are enjoying camp life in a trailer  on their' new property, while  making plans to build.  Mrs. Vernon Sr. is visiting  her daughter on Vancouver  Island  Mrs Jim Thomson  and son  ��� Alex  spent the week at their  cottage. '  Mrs. John Coleridge enjoyed a visit with her daughter  Kay,   iri   Vancouver.  Mr. W. Bow -is still a hospital patient.  Mr. and Mrs. R. Almquist  were guests of the Mitchell  Kings'  Mrs. Mahlman had her mother, Mrs. Graham of Vancouver visiting for a  few days.  Gower Point unit of St.  Bartholomews W.A. met at  the home of Mrs. Fred Fisher.  The group is working enthusiastically toward their summer bazaar and garden party.  Guests at the meeting were  Mrs. Telford and Mrs. Mainwaring  from   Gibsons.  back with Cox Bros., Anderson Bay,  Texada Island.  Wally Thomsett of Vancouver made a business trip to  Pender Harbopr during the  week. ''..:���"���'  Miss Iris Hart of the Nursing staff of St. Mary's Hnspital  attended the Graduation exercises of St.. Paul's Hospital  School for nurses in Vancou-  Nurses School in Vancouver.  " Mrs. Dorothy Johnstone  and family of Hardy Island  spent Tuesday in Pender Harbour.  Bob Dayton, of Vancouver is  registered at the Pender Harbour Lodge.  Gordon Cochran of Texada  Island is in Pender Harbour  to supervise the loading and  shipping of machinery and supplies for his logging camp at  Texada.  Mr.  and   Mrs.^, Alan    Bruce  and son have left Pender Harbour to live in Vancouver. .  Mr. and Mrs. O. Bristow  sailed on the liner 'Orion* for  a trip around the world. They  expect to return to. Pender  Harbour sometime in October.  Mr. Menzies, electrical inspector for- the B.C. Power  Commission is in Pender Harbour inspecting the electrical  installations ��� before power is  turnedxon.  Eric Willison of Vancouver  visited Pender Harbour f last  weekend to renew old acquaintances. ::- '-''  Among recent .visitors to  Vancouver were Mrs- H.D.  Fielding and W. H. Wray of  Irvine's Landing.  Don't   forget   to   read   The  Coast News'Classified.  Wanted: Indian Material.  The Vancouver City Museum is seeking B.C. Indian  material to add to its collection, with especial interest in  masks, robes,-feast dishes or other ceremonial objects, also  tools and other small stone  carvings.  Please Communicate with: Thomas H. Ainsworth, Curator,  401  Main Street, Vancouver 4, B.C.  Garden Bay  By Judith Fletcher  Mr.^ and Mrs. Gill Hascamp  of Vancouver have moved to  Pender Harbour for the summer and are living at Irvine's  Landing.  Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Thompson of Garden Bay. have left  Pender Harbour to live in  New Westminster.  Frank Petryszyn of St. Vincent's Bay has moved to Pvlew  Wesminster. *,  Charles Sjodin of Vancouver  is spending a few weeks in  Garden Bay.  Glen L. Holden has retuned  from a trip "to Texas    and   is  OTICE  On Saturday, May 5, the station will  be short-staffed from 4 p.m.  We're all going to the wedding!  Thanks for your appreciation  of ihe situation.  GIBSONS S. S. SERVICE STATION LTD.  (CONNOR   &   CROWHtFRST)  PENINSULA LOGGING SUPPLY, LTD.  SHOVELS - AXES - MATTQCKS  WATER BAGS - FIRE EXTINGUISHERS  PHONE 11 SECHELT  MINT YOUR HOUSE  MARSHALL-WELLS  FORMULA^  The only house point guaranteed not  to blister on new wood! Sold with a  "double-your-nrtoney-back" guarantee!  ��� 100% Blister-Proof on new wood!  ��� More Blister-Resistant cm painted  wood! 7  ��� Stain-Proof...no more mst streaks?  ��� Fume-Proof...no more discolora*  lion!  ��� Self-Priming... requires no roder*  coati   .."-;'7'   ':: ''���'������'y-'<--yyyy��ssy-  One* you s>&�� how FOBMUiX S  adds lasting color and beauty  you'll never try any conventional   house   paint   ��gain!  ft*".  BY TBE 6MJL0N FOB ALL  Sechelt  Roberts  Creek losons personals  One of the smothest of CBC-  TV's variety productions is the  weekly Denny Vaughan Show.  One of the reasons the sho'v*  is such a success is the smooth  singing of not only Vaughan  himself, but. Joan Fairfax, the  vocal group the Bobolinks,  and     the     smooth    orchestra  <aammmmammmammmmmammmmmmmmammmmmm  For Guarenteed   *  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs  CHRIS'S   JEIVELERS  Work   done   on  the  Premises  Phone 96 Sechelt  Largest cities  The latest issue of the United Nations Demographic'Yearbook gives the following as the  world's five largest cities in  terms of "metropolitan areas"  of which they are the Hub:���  New York (12,300,000), London (8,300,000), Tokyo (6,300-  000), Shanghai (6,200,000) and  Paris (4,800,000). It adds, however, that no recent information is available on cities in the  USSR.  Don't Say Bread  say  "McGAVIN'S  jj  Norman  Stewart  v  Local Sales Rep.  ���R.B. 1, GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons  G7F  I   :  Grass  is  Green  &  Growing  Let a LAWNBOY take the  'Chore" out of, keeping it  Controlled & Trim  LAWNBOY Power Mower is eqxnipped wiih an  Iron Horse 2 h.p. engine. 2 cycle.  Maxfe/by tKe^maliers^ot' Jotoson^OulBoards.  Lawnboy is husky, powei*fu_.ydependabl.e  LAWNBOY ECONOMY  MOWER      $69.95  LAWNBOY DeLUXE  18 inch $89.95  LAWNBOY DeLUXE '21  inch $99.95  Parts and Service Available.  Our stock of Bedding Plants from  Nevins Nursery is in. Come in for Plants.  Phone 32  Gibsons  Long Distance is fast���often twice as fast  -r-whenyyou call by NUMBER. Here's ...  why. By giving the operator the out-of-town  NUMBER^-xathftr than just the ',, name  and address���you won't have to  wait while she gets the number  from "Information'* in the  town or city you're calling.  BY   PHYLLIS M.  HODGSON  Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Baker enjoyed a two week visit from  Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Harkness  of  Vancouver.  Mrs. Frank Bushfield is  back for the season, having  spent the winter months in  Vancouver and Yakima. Her  son Harold accompanied her  home.  Mrs. Honey man of Ladner  spent the weekend with her  sister,  Mrs.  C. Strom.  Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Stewart  were in Vancouver attending  the two day convention of the  Board of Trade.  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Crowhurst and Carol have returned  from a delightful holiday in  California.  Mr. and Mrs. Bill Peterson  enjoyed a short holiday in  Campbell River.  The" Mel Ushers were delighted with a surprise visits  by Mr. Archibald J. Drysdale  from Toronto, last Friday.  Mr. Drysdale is in the paper  box manufacturing' business  in Toronto, and is on an extended holiday trip having  come here by way of the  southern  and    western    states  Port Mellon  MRS M. WEST  Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Davies  and Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Brown  attended the technical section,  western division, Pulp and Paper Association Convention at  Harrison Hot Springs over  the weekend.  Mr. and Mrs. G. Proulx and  Mrs. R. Wilson attended the  Toastmasters convention at  Courtenay.  Mr.   and  Mrs.   'P.   _Quarry  spent the weekend in Abbots-,  ford,  guests  of Mr.  and Mrs:  J. Robertson. They had a real  get-together with former Port.  Mellonites.   Mr.-and  Mrs.   G.'  Peterson   of  Abbotsford     and  Mr.'and Mrs. W. Gray of Chit.'  liwack came in for vthe evening.  They    ailso    visited    Mr:  and Mrs. J. Boa who now live  in  Abbotsford.  Mr. and Mrs. B. Helena re-  .���,,.,. turn.ed-.fr.orrua four,, days' visit  to. Vancouver, and Mr. and  Mrs. Ollenburger and their  family spent the weekend in  town.  At a short ceremony during  the weekly Brownie, meeting  to which their parents were  invited Dianne Denford, Terry  Enemark and Nadine Gant received their Golden Bars.  The second edition of the  Watermellon Press published  by the Junior Red .Cross at  pvort Mellon School is off the  press. Inside the cover gay  with spring flowers are reports of school activities, holi-  ��� day trips, poems and stories.  There will be square dancing in the Community hall  Tuesdays at 8 p.m. The caller  will be Mrs. E. Freer and it  is the hope of the sponsors,  the Local Association for  Guides and Brwnies that whole  families will turn out and  have fun together. A small  charge of 25c for adults and  teenagers and 15c for children will be made.  Butcher shop  changes hands  Ken Watson and his wife,  Aileen, from Salmo, B.C. purchased Gibsons Meat Market,  and started business on May  1. Ken has 18 year's experience in the butcher business,  and has been in and around  the butcher shops since he was  11 years of age.  Thor Christianson, who sold  out to Mr.. Watson came back  to Gibsons three years ago  with every intention of retiring then but he couldn't  avoid going into business  again. Now he feels that he  and Mrs. Christianson are due  . for a rest. He leaves with tlie  satisfaction of having built up  and run a good business. He  expressed his thanks to his  customer's   through   the years.  and Mexico.  A pleasent afternoon was  had when Mrs. McNab was  hostess at a W.I. whist. Four  tables were in play, honors  going to Mrs. E. Keen and  Mrs.  McLeod.  Mrs. Allan is spending a  couple of weeks with her sister, Mrs. Jelouse in Vancouver.  Mr. R. Macnicol was in  Vancouver meeting .the dominion secretary of the Canadian Legion and making final arrangements for the Dominion convention to be held  in Vancouver in June.  Johnny, nine year old son  .of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Smith  is suffering from slight concussion, resulting from a fall  from his father's truck while  in motion. Another accident  that required madical attention, happened to three year  old Billy Hartley when he  fell down a flight of steps,  striking his head on a rock.  Both young patients are making good recovery.  Residents of Granthams and  district will be interested to  hear that Harry W. Johnson,  grandson of Mrs. Dunmore,  graduates with the degree of  doctor from Toronto Medical  College. His mother, Mrs.  Harry S. Johnson is leaving  by plane for Toronto to attend the graduation ceromony.  Miss  May   Longton   who     en-  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered    Accountant  1045   West Pender   St.  TAtlow   1954  VANCOUVER "1.   B.C.  joyed southern, sunny skies  for the winter months, has returned home.  Mr. Jack Bennett from Vancouver was weekend guest of  Mr. and Mrs. Ross Roth.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Warwick  have their daughter, Mrs. Vas-  sallo and small son David  staying with them until Mr.  Vassallo finds living quarters  in Vancouver. For the past  year they have beer living in  Prince R.ioe '���.  Mr. V^.s.-Po eni-yed a  weekend of fishing, Miss  Belle Warwick also spent the  weekend  with  her  Parents.  Mr. William Skellett is resting well in Shaughnessy foi-  owing surgery. Also in  Shaughnessy is William Emerson, Mr. Bert Lymen is now  home.  Despite   the  well-nigh    im-  Coast  News  May 3   1956      7  possible task of finding living  quarters in the district, there  are still numerous moves Ken  Watson, Vho has taken over  the Gibsons Meat Market has  moved his family to the Kenhy  home. The Alf. Fletcher's to  the Oviatt home.. The Randis*  to the Fletcher Rd. Hamiltons*;  from the Bay area to Roberts  Creek, and the Gardines from  Vancouver to the Vivien  Block.  Visitors to Vancouver last  week included; Mrs. E. Law-'  rence, Mrs. E. Lowe, Mrs.  Crowhurst Sr. Mrs. Sam Fladager, the Miss Dohertys and  Mrs.   Eva Peterson.  Earle Bradshaw has returned from a two week holiday  travelling by car to California then on to Mexico.  CINEMASCOPE ���  COLOR  v  A Story of Teen-Age  Frustration  REBEL without a CAUSE  James Dean's Finest - and Final Picture  Thurs. 7.30     Fri. 7 & 9 p.m.     May 3 and 4  A Yougster's  Favoriie   Film  THE LONE RANGER  Adult  Entertainment Too.  Saturday Matinee 2 p.m. ��� 7 and 9 p.m. May 5  R. ROBERTS  3 BIG DAYS ��� MAY 10, 11, 12.  ��0 <SP %JP B1�� ��*$      b b & a���� B  ....If your child will have reached the age of six years on or before December 31, 1956 and plans to attend Grade 1 in September please register  him at your nearest school on the dates shown below:  Gibsons Ldg. Eiem.  Wed. May 9th - 9 a.m. to 12 noon  Wed. May 16th - 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  Sechelt Elem. - - Thursday, May 10th - 8:30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.  Thursday, May 17th - 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  Pender Harbour - - Wed. May 9th - 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  Port Mellon - - Wed. May 9th - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Roberts Creek - - Wred. May 9th - 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.  2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Other Schools - Watch your local bulletin board for notice.  Birth certificates or other valid documents must be submitted as proof  of age.  The Board of School Trustees  School District No  46  (Sechelt)  HALL-WELLS  Smcfywm mm fos ALL van nidmjhmi  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY  B.C. FRUIT  The fruit industry contributes some $20,000,000 a year  to British Columbia's economy.  Some 200,000 tons of tree-  ��� fruits are produced annually.  Of this, apples cbmprise about  80 percent.  Sechali  Roberts  Creek 8      Coast  News  May  3  1956  BY  CHUCK  TOMPKINS  The need for a community  ball park in. Gibsons is growing steadily with the only solution for this year being the  High-school grounds.  The school board so far has  been very lenient with the use  of these grounds and I am  sure that all the participants  using them appreciate  it.  This year with the little  league operating at full blast  we must have a good park for  the spectators as well as the  placers.  I think that the school board  has done enough in allowing  the teams to use the grounds  and that it should t5e up to the  players of each team to get  these  grounds  in shape.  There are three teams in  Gibsons and I do not think  that the school board would object to the members of these  teams working on the field as  long as the work is done for  the betterment of the grounds  and that the board knows what  is being done.  A few rakes, shovels, another set of bleachers some  dugouts that can be moved at  the end of the season and you  will have as good a field as'  there  is on the Peninsula.  The Vancouver Mounties are  having a tough time of it and  it still boils down to not  enough pitching and injured  players. Help is supposedly in  sight when the parent Baltimore Orioles have to cut down  on their roster in a few weeks.  If the Mounties can win a  few in the next three week I  still claim they will finish the  season in the first division.  Tribute to a real sportsman:  George Agar, the tremendous  playing coach of the Allan  Cup champion Vernon Canadians, at 37 is so crippled, with  arthritus that it is an effort  for him to lace his skates, but  he is the leader all the way  and never lets up.  "I'll be mad to put it mildly if Mr. Bennett calls an election this year" said Tony Gargrave,   M.L.A.  He said that he had squared away all his constituency  work for the year and hoped  to put the summer in quietly  at Powell River working for  Northern Construction.  "Frankly I'm sick of meetings and politics" he said.  "And besides I've got a hunting and fishing trip all lined  up for the fall and if we are  thrown into a premature election I'll have to go fishing for  votes  instead."  "However the Premier is  making unmistakable noises  which sound like an election.  Free tolls and free taxes,  that is certainly, election stuff.  Only Social Credit * could  think of a plan where the  Provincial government offers  to pay our municipal taxes. I  wish they would pay my income tax", he  said.  Mr. Gargrave held his last  meeting of his legislative reporting trip at Bowen Island  Thursday April 26. He has  traveled three thousand miles  and spoken to seventeen meetings in six weeks. "I'm going  back to work to get a rest" he  said.  At conf  conference  Rev. and Mrs. M.T. Stronstad  returned Saturday from attending the 26 annual provincial conference of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada,  in  Vancouver.  While, there, they attended  the annual ordination service  when four men were ordained  into the full time ministry.  They also attended the graduation exercises of British Columbia Bible Institute in  Georgia Auditorium, where  21 young men and women re-  cieved their diplomas, after  completing a three years  course in theology.  M & W store  is purchased  Mr. and Mrs. D.A. Donaghan  of Roberts Creek, recently  from Calgary, Alta., have purchased the M & W Store at  Roberts Creek, and will take  it over on a cash and carry  basis May 15.  Mr. Donaghan,' whose business was writing for financial  publications before coming to  the coast, and Mrs. Donaghan,  who for years was with McLean-Hunter publications, have  folleh in love with this country. They purchased a home  on the Lower Road, just east  of Roberts Creek.  John Matthews, who with  Keith Wright, took over the  store in Roberts Creek from  E. Shaw in June, 1949, is going into temprary retirement,  and has no definate plans for  the future.  John and Keith brought the  store a long way in their seven years, and modernized it  considerably. Dick Kennett,  who has been with the M & W  since he left the Four-X bread  run, will be staying on with  the Donaghans.  DANCE  To  Canadian  All  Stars  SAT. MAY 12 starting 9 p.m.  GIBSONS SCHOOL HALL  FEATURING CHURCHILL'S ALTO SAX  AND "TRUMPY" THE MAN WITH THE HORN  Admissibhy$1.  _*^aw*_._Jt ���*��*--��-_._-<*..i����_.___*___i_-_VM^  >mwmi��i��imMiiiimituiiinmiKittm  \      :  TROPICOP  The Supreme Plastic Copper Paint: $17 Gal.  SPECIAL FORMULA  RED COPPER:      $9r50 Gal.  Strongly   Anli-Fouling  YACHT RED COPPER:     $9 Gal.  Deck, Hull and Cabin Paints  in New Spring Colors  Your PETIT PAINT Dealer  PENDER HARBOUR - 1G  ...   MARINE WAYS REPAIRS  III ^  .  Wilson Creek'  BY MRS. D. ERICKSON  The W.A. of St. John's United Church here held a very  successful Tea, sale of home  cooking and sewing last week.  Convenor was Mrs. Dorothy  Parsons, with Mrs. W. Wright,  Mrs. F. Mutter, and Mrs. H.  MacLeod. There was a good  attendance of members and  friends from the Peninsula.  About 25 of the young people from Wilson Creekturned  out for the first rehearsal of  the Junior Choir, and had an  enjoyable "struggle with several songs introduced by their  conductor, ft. Roberts. Rehearsals are held on Tuesdays  and Thursdays at 6.30 p.m. in  St. John's United Church.  Mr. and Mrs. H. Findlay  were visited by F.H. Ndrming-  ton, district manager for the  B.C. Electric Company. He  and Mr. Findlay knew each  other years ago.  Last week-end was a busy  one for Mrs. Anne Pearson  when her son, W.O. Roy Pearson, R.C.A.F. arrived fo r a  week's leave. Relatives included Mr. and Mrs. J. Burkhart  of West Vancouver, and Mr.  and Mrs. Arthur Pearson of  Vancouver. Miss Helen Johnstone, who has been transferred from the B.C. Telephone's  city office is also a guest until  moving to Sechelt  Wins trophy  Bob Nygren of Gibsons won  the title of junior amateur  light - heavyweight wrestling  champion for British Columbia, at the Y.M.C.A. in Vancouver on Friday, April 27.  Bob has been wrestling four  months, according to his  brother Walter. His family  was surprised by his prowess  and with the fine trophy Bob  brought with him.  BY   ELSIE  JOHNSON  Here is the first report on the  annual bowling banquets. The  Peninsula Commercial League  held their banquet at Wilson  Creek hall on Sat. April 28.  After a turkey dinner, catered to by the Mother's Auxiliary to the Wilson 'Creek  Cub Pack, the trophies and  prizes were presented by  Frank Wheeler, president, and  Helen Thorburn, secretary. An.  enjoyable evening finished  with dancing.  The trophies awarded were:  High Average: Women's, Helen Thorburn 198; men's,' Don  Caldwell 211.  High three: Women's, Made^  laine Joneson 796; men's, Matt  Jager 772.  High Single: Women's, Ma-  delaine* Joneson 350; men's,  Dick  Clayton   331.  Winning Team: Peninsula  Building.  Second Team: Village Bakery.  Team high three: Peninsula  Building 3051.  Team high single. Peninsula  Building  1165.  Additional prizes were presented to Roma Schultz, May  Lloyd, Bob Kent, Frank  Wheeler, and Roy Burton. As  secretary, Helen Thorburn,  was presented with a gift in  appreciation for her good  work for  the past year.  Guides kike  The first Port Mellon. Guide  Company with their Captain  Mrs. J. Strayhorn and Lieutenant Mrs. E. Preiss left Port  Mellon at 7 a.m. Sat., April  28. for their first breakfast  hike.  The sun was shining beau-,  tifully by the time they reached Robert's Creek Park where  each Patrol built a fire, fried-  bacon made toast and  boiled  water for cocoa.  After breakfast and cleaning away all signs of their  picnic the Guides started their  nature collections of flowers  and leaves and practised  stalking through the, underbrush before returning home  at 11.30 a.m.  When you shop say you saw  it in The Coast News.   *  Jim Hill, of the Seattle Post Intelligence:  "for a Treat that can't be beat, Dine at  on  Breaded  Breast  of  Chicken  3-  FIR FIREWOOD  LARGE LOADS  157.50 DELIVERED GIBSONS  $8.00 OUTSIDE GIBSONS  FIR SAWDUST  $6.50 DELIVERED GIBSONS  $7.00 OUTSIDE GIBSONS  SUCRE LUMBER ���0. Ltd.  PHONE GIBSONS 151  Don't   forget   to   read   The  Coast News Classified.  Don't   forget   to   read   The  Coast News Classified.  For  Guarenteed  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs  CHRIS'S   JEWELERS  Work   done   on   the   Premises  Phone 96 Sechelt  DADS  Oft, ao G oral!  ^  We Incite  You To  Use Our  Lctyaway Plan  VISIT THRIFTEE'S DRESS SHOP  for a Very Smart''Gift  You'll Find Something "Giveable"  In  our  NEW GIFT LINES  at  THRIFTEE STORES  Phone 34F Gibsons  DONAGHAN STORES  nnounce  That  EFFECTIVE MAY 15. 1956  We will take over and operate the  &W STORE  Roberts  Creek  ON A  Our Prices will be Set Accordingly  iorsey ai

Cite

Citation Scheme:

        

Citations by CSL (citeproc-js)

Usage Statistics

Share

Embed

Customize your widget with the following options, then copy and paste the code below into the HTML of your page to embed this item in your website.
                        
                            <div id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidgetDisplay">
                            <script id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidget"
                            src="{[{embed.src}]}"
                            data-item="{[{embed.item}]}"
                            data-collection="{[{embed.collection}]}"
                            data-metadata="{[{embed.showMetadata}]}"
                            data-width="{[{embed.width}]}"
                            async >
                            </script>
                            </div>
                        
                    
IIIF logo Our image viewer uses the IIIF 2.0 standard. To load this item in other compatible viewers, use this url:
http://iiif.library.ubc.ca/presentation/cdm.xcoastnews.1-0174491/manifest

Comment

Related Items