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 -.�����>  Published   In   Gibsons. B.C. ^  Voulme 10 Number 13  Maych 29, 19SS.        .  ProvXnciial Library,  Serving ihe Growing?  Sunshine Coast  From, Squamish  to Pender Harbour "  The provincial government  will pay approximately $296,-  800 towards hew schooly construction in Seehelt schoolVdis-���  .trict. Ratepayers in the school  district will have to provide the  other 29^800 and ; they: will  vote on this April 7.  . The total amount to be rais-  ed  under  the .referendum: as  authorized;;by the . provincial  government. department of .education will be $587.500,, V G.  Fahrni, school board chairman  says. "But actual requirements  call f or $628,000 and the schooj  board has a cash fund .of $40,-  400 which-is being used to reduce the total called for to  $587,600 and this amount  ;the provincial; government provides one-half''.  "Your school-board has put  in many hpurs of labour in  whittling t h is referendum  down to a size acceptable to  the prpyihcial officials. Every  dollary on every    project   : has  services  ���"!.���������'. Easter; Services will draw  many people to church Sunday.  :There will be" Good Friday  services; The Anglican church  .will hold: three Good Friday  -fcervices at Gibsons, Seohelt  and Roberts Creek.  ' United Church services will  be held at usual times and in  Gibsons Sunday morning . the  Sunday School will have a special program for Easter.    V  St Bartholomew's Anglican  "church choir will sing at the  11  a.m. Good  Friday service,  amor at  Opening of Parker's Hardware as a Marshall-Wells store  in Sechelt drew great numbers  to Sechelt on Friday and Saturday  last.  Bouquets of spring flowers  were -placed about, the store.  These flowers were congratu-  . latory gifts from Marshall  Wells Stores, from Kurluk  Electric and Plumbing, Ann's  Flower Shop, the Toggery, the  Village Coffee Shop, Lang's  Drug Stores, arid Dogwood  Florists,   Vancouver.  The ladies of the staff, Mrs. ,  Parker, Mrs. Stan Parker, and7  Miss Mary Parker, who were  kept -busyVail wore lovely corsages, the gift of Marshall-  Wells. The men of the staff,  augmented by Jack Fox, who  helped with remodelling, and  Frank Newton, a new employee, were also busy attending customers.       '  The first 15 ladies who arrived Friday and Saturday  mornings Were presented with  a cup and saucer of bone china.  Members of the staff of Marshall Wells on hand wereMr.  Gilchrist, stores manager for  British Columbia, . and Mr.  Thomson, Vancouver, R.J.  Muir, Westview Board of  Trade was present too. He was  recently named Powell River's  Good Citizen. He is British  Columbia's first Marshall-  Wells  Store   owner.  Really funny  A riotous comedy situation  develops when two young men  become invblved in the affairs  of a young ladies, school. Jerry  Lewis and Dean Martin are  starred in You're Never too  Young, showing at Gibsons  Theatre on Thursday, and Friday, March 29 and 30. ThisVis  filmed in technicolor, and vis-  tavision  On Saturday, James Cagney  as a tough, hard*riding sheriff,  plays the lead in Run for Cover. Viveca Lindford and John  Derick are also starred.  For Easter Monday fare  there is a romantic comedy in  which an old racing car, Genevieve, seriously affects the  marital happiness Of a young  couple.  This is rated a top.picture,  and for, all ages. This picture  will be shown at both a matinee and in the evening. A  new serial starts at Saturday's  matinee. .   .  Robertson's All' in an April  Evening. For Easter Sunday  ���Bancroft's Go od Christian  Men arid Whitfield's: I Will  Lift up Mine Eyes.; The Junior  Choir will sing an. ;_?ast*r  carol.  At Port Mellon "there will  be- a Joint .service at 7.30 p.m.  with Rev.. H.U. Oswald and  Rev. E. Kemp. Special music  will be sung also.  The interior of St. Bartholomew's Church has recently  been renovated. The walls have  been lined and the chancel  ceiling has been tiled, all this  adds considerably to the appearance and comfort of the  church. New pews have been  put in place, which make a  fine addition to the furnishing  of the church. A large oil-heater has been installed which  meets heating requirements  amply. ���   '  -��� VANGLICAN  GOOD  FRIDAY  St Bartholomew's Gibsons  11.00 a.m.     '  St.- Hilda's Sechelt  1.45. p.m.  " St." Aidan's Roberts Creek  3.15 p.m. .  EASTER DAY  Si. Bartholomew's,    Gibsons  77.00 am. Holy  Communion  ; 11.00 a;m. Choral Communion  ' St. HildaV)5echelt  9,00 a.m.  Holy Communion  ���������* ,2.00 p.m: Evensong   ���  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11.00 a.m. Holy Communion  3.30 p.m, Evensong  UNITED  Gibsons  7   Sunday School 9.45  'Public, Worship,   11:00 a.m.  Roberts 7CreefcV 2 p.m.  Wilson Creek  Sunday School  11.00 A.M.  Public Worship, 3.30 p.m.  .      Port Mellon  Community Church  ���'     7.30-p.m. Evensong  'ST. VINCENT'S  Holy Family, Sechelt,    9 a.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10.30 a.m.  Port Mellon,   first  Sunday  of  each month at 11.35 a.m.  Bethal   Baptist   Church  10. A.M., Sunday School  11:15 A.M., Worship Service  7:30  P.M.,  Wed.,  Prayer  2 P.M., 1st Thurs., in Month  Mission  Circle  PENTECOSTAL  10 a.m. Sunday School  11 a.m. Devotional  7.3.0     Evening  Service  Tuesday night 7.30  8 p.m. Friday night  been  scrutinized    fully    andt  wherever we could lop off any -  sums, they were  taken    off",  -  Mr. Fahrni said. . -.  "We  feel we  are now presenting to   the taxpayers    of  this school district a referen- <  dum which is to take care of '  school requirements    for   -the ,  next five years and    afc-  the *  present  rate  of  expansion  of -  pupil admittance to bur :schbb��_7>?7  it does not look   /to   7beV: toq^Vft  much  to  askV   ratepayer}./:   to?��V  face right now.- ���" 'ygiy-yW7;yV  "if the bylaw does notVpass g7  there will be a serious prob: 7  lem facing the school    board' f .  because it will mean   ;dbubleVf  shifts in our school, something y  we are  striving -to  avoid  be-.VV  cause it is not fair to teachersVV  br pupils.  ".;"���'���'��� V -; ���' v������'��� ';:-7'%'V-7;  "In our calculations loofcingy|77  . ahead  we  anticipate  close  to y  1,400 pupils within fbur years Vg;  time\and this is based, on7thejy  present day school; population ly  of 1,248. Unless we. have .ac-,|y  commodation. for them, people $|  will shun moving into this area|jy  and the more people there are |  the more taxpayers there svill-^  be to, lighten the load Ton thosep  here now."  Mr. 7Fahrhi; said;.7^7  Here is the list of new con ��  struction, improy en erits aridf  other items for which the xef-gf  size as  ere.ndum is Ds��a| held.  Pender     Harbour  School - land iand 7 buildings||7  $197,000    plus    $l2>500VVfb����'V   Gibsons;   Public    Library  equipment - total $220^600 '��������$�� Board has been increased from  Pender Harbour Elementarli Pv* t0 ��^ht: members owing  school - land ana buildings^ h, �� mcrease in operations  $34,300 plus equipment,: $^f lowing opening of the new  600 - total $36,900. V^'r^^^ding. Those named  t>    jr   n., ^' ���"�����! V'^rto the board at a public meet-  .Pender ^rbour^ T^che^^g on Thursday    evening    of  ages " Building^ $12;500,^g^st -^^  ^ Mf>    Adams>  equipment $1,500 - total $^|^,; j^  00��- *   ,   ' yyy y^xfifMisM^^nsm  Irvine'-s Landing; -s^jg^^^^  Building, $2,800 y^ -total  $2,800.   .  Halfmoon Bayi ~ new site -r  land, $5,000 for three acres.  - total $5,000.. '���:--*-���.  Davis B ay Elementary  sclioql - land,.and: buildings  ^36,000 plus $2,600 for equipment - total $38,600."  Sechelt. ~ Activities room  and remodelling annex - building $38,480V~ plus $2,500 for  equipment 7- total $40,986.  Roberts Creek - One Class  room and one play area plus  laying on of water - building  $14,000 with $2,000 added* for  water -- plus $1,300 for- equipment - total $17,3007        '  Elphinstone High School,  Gibsons '-��� Additions to buildings ���" six classrooms, one  lunch room, alterations, student council,and sewing room .  $154,790 with an additional  $2,000 for work on grounds -  plus $7,350 for equipment -  total  $164,140.  Gibsons Landing Elementary school - Building three-  room annex, $49,625 with an  additional S3,000 for clearing  land - plus $3,900 for equipment'-  total   $59,018.  meeting  PUBLIC  MEETING  A public meeting will be  addressed by" Hon. James Sinclair, federal minister of fisheries, Saturday night in ' the  School hall commencing at  8 p.m.  The dinner which was to  have been ;held by the Board  of Trade has been cancelled to  allow Mr. Sinclair to address a  public meeting instead. -,  .: The meeting.will,be held under the auspices of the Gibsons . Liberal Association and ���  there will be taxis available  at. the Post Office corner at  about' 7.30 p.m. Saturday night  to convey those unable to make  the hill, to the school'hall.    "'  ' At the March meeting of  the W.I. at Mrs. Rees', plans  were completed for the  Spring Tea in United Church  hall; April 6.' Mrs. Ross and  Mrs. Haley were named delegates to attend the district  meeting in Haney, March 28.  Mrs. H.; Wilson kindly offered  to place a box in the Totem  Office, to receive gifts of canned goods and vegetables for  the Zwick family ;* who lost  their provisions when their  root .cellar burned ih a grass  fire.  , Mrs. John; Corlett concluded the afternoon with an interesting talk on the advancement of women in politics, industry and education, in the  past 100 years. A vote of  thanks was given the hostess  for her hospitality. The next  meeting will be a\ Miss Drum-,  " 'iriorid's.**' ' "     *  Mr. Mckibbin. From this board  the executive will be chosen at  a later meeting.  Les Peterson, chairman decided that owing to pressure  of Work he would have .% to  withdraw from the chairmanship. He wished the new board  all the success possible for the  coming year and commented  on \ the fine co-operation he  received while chairman.;.  The financial report showed  the library to be in sound financial condition.  The Kiwanis club like the  Library boiard in providing  Gibsons with the new library  building were doing only what  they were supposed to do, as  it is part of the functions of  both organizations to provide  such things for the public,  said Jules Mainil, head -of the  MAIL Hours  The Post Office summer  schedule starting Thursday  this week follows:  Mail arrives at 8.55 a.m.  with general delivery one-and-  one-half hours after receipt of  mail.  Mail from Vancouver closes  at 1.30 pVm. except Saturday  when it closes at 1 p.m. sharp.  Mail  for Port Mellon    will :  close at 3.3>> :: m.  Hey I Kids!  Ihe Junior Garden Club has  opened a drive for members.  Boys and girls between 9 and  14 years old desiring to join  should attend a meeting at the  home of Narcnan Sargeant on  Martin rd. near the Pentecostal chapel. This meeting will  take place April 5 at 2 p.m.  with Mrs. Len Coates in  charge.  Kiwanis club committee that  did the wbrk on the building.  "Right from tlie start when  we approached the Village,  Commission we have had the  most cheerful co-operation all  the way through-and everyone  did' all they could without  hesitating." he added.  Mr; Mainil informed; the  bo-u-dvtherey,were y.-y.sn:ious..;.pe.o��'..  'pie who h_id;.done/good"Wc*k'-  on the building and grounds  arid while they "were not seeking praise, they deserved great  credit for their work.  He named R.E. and A.E.  Ritchey, the late Jack -Davis,  Mr. Propp, Dick Fitchett,  Locke Knowles and Don Hau-  ka. "Everything we asked to  be done was done cheerfully",  Mr.  Mainil said.      ���-.. .��;  Mr. Peterson, chairman, adding his words of praise, said,  "We can point with pride to  the work done and the building in which we are meeting."  Miss Jarvis, custodian reported there were 206 borrowers of books during the year  of which 108 were adult and  98 juvenile. There was a total  circulation of 5,520. The library  now has 720 books on its  shelves.  The chairman said that for  the previous year the figures  were 99 borrowers and 4.200  circulation. "The library is  more tftan holding its own," he  added. The chairman also commented on the Saturday morning juvenile reading classes  which Mrs. McKibbin, Mrs.  Emerson and Mrs. Wortman  conduct. It was decided later  to get benches for the children  to use instead of seating themselves on the floor.  Gibsons Garden Club has offered to landscape the front  of the library.  Officials from fairs in    ali  parts of the province gathered :  March 15 in the British Columbia Building of    th--1    Pacific  National  Lxhibition,    Vancou-������  ver/for the  annual    meeting!  of the B.C   Fairs As-OciationV  Delegates were   guests of the  .T* N:E.   at  luncheon and    also-  u ured the; KC. Building with  its   giant, relief map,     Lipsett,  .Vidian.    l\^us_yim,    yrovittci^L  ���"government exhibits aud~those  of    assoc^atCl-ns    of    industry. 7  .Sessions 6f;: the    B.C.    Fairs '<  Association-.:',- convent,t:n   were<  held in. the A * 5 scatf-lm tliea-,  v tre^ Some of /the- delegates are '���  shown above at the P.N.E. reception   and  luncheon.     They  are, left to right, Roy Malyea,  Gibson's  Landing,   Gordon  L,.  Landon, P.N.E. Governor arid  official  of the  provincial department of Agriculture;  Victoria,'and Mrs, Jack' Fitchett,  Gibson's Landing.  VIMY  SUPPER  A Vimy supper and social  will be held in the Legion Hall  at Roberts Creek April 10  commencing at 7 p.m. Tickets  are available from Ted Shaw  at the M &W store. Accommodation is limited so zpply  early.  221 on vote list  Sechelt's     interim     Village  Commission has been occupied  with  formalities  necessary   to  the  nomination  and    election  of   permanent   commissioners.  The Court of Revision sat  on Saturday last, from 10 a.m.  till noon. As a result 221 names  are now  on the  Voter's  List.  Nominations will be held on  April 3, from 10 a.m. till noon,  and an election if needed, on  April 14.  To date, five have signified their willingness to be nominated for the new commission  and they are R. Kent, G. Page,  Mrs. A'. Johnston, H.B. Gorton  and F. Parker.  Sunshine Coast Fall Fair  dates have been changed an8.  the new dates will be Aug. 16*  17 and 13. Reason for the  change is because the previous  dates Aug: 23, 24 and 25 clast  with PNE dates.  This was announced at last  week's meeting of the Fair  board in the Parish HalL  To help streamline 'business coming before the boaM  it was decided to form a directors committee which would'  review correspondence and  other items put before it and  make recomendations. The  three directors elected were  Mrs. Fitchett, Mrs. Pillings  and Mr. Clarkson.  Chairman Roy Malyea reporting on bis visit with Mrs.  J. Fitchett to the B.C. Fairs  Association convention was of  the opinion it should be a.  more active organization and  that fair boards should be presenting resolutions to. the meeting for "discussion.  "We seem to be ahead of  many fairs in the province"."  Mr. Malyea sjaijd reporting on  the fact various fair officials  were interested in the operation of the Sunshine Coast.  fair. Many questions were asked, as to how things were done  by the fair committee.  F. Wyngeart discussed the  possibility of expanding the  number cf classes in the poultry division ard the matter  was referred to the committee,  in  charge.  Tne rri-eUng which opTsn^c  with a*��poM'.ick supper Wcts-St-  tended by more thru  sghf f.rd '!bo 5;upr>e;  realiy   good cne.  -j  25 -per- .iM_>-����^_;a__3ha_UP-��-fFa��'J��/^gagaj��-.l^Mi',j> vg JU-tafci C*4-  tiSX i  2 Coast News March 2ft  1956  i    7'   jj;       Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.,  every Thursday,   at  Gibsons,  B.C.  FRED   CRUICE,  Editor  and  Publisher  { 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.  . ��  yet  AN EASTER EDITORIAL  BY REV. E.F. KEMP  There are some people who seem only to associate religion  with death. In ordinary everyday affairs they seldom think  Religiously but when a death occurs in their circle of intimates  ;they ask questions about God or turn to Him for comfort and  help.  It is a noteworthy fact that many attend funeral services who  aegject regular attendance at Church. They act in reverse to  .ihe words of Jesus who said/'God is not a God of the dead but  of the living". In so doing they express ��� perhaps unconsciously ��� that the Christian Church can only minister to them under the shadow of death, and has little to do with the actualities  ��f daily living.  Easter is an appropriate *time to make; the emphatic statement that this attitude is a mistaken one. It is true that Christianity is concerned about death, but only as an incident --necessary its true - in the development of life. This for the Christian"  is not an abstract doctrine but the supreme revelation which  comes from Jesus, in the life He lived on earth; His death and  resurrection; in which the "more abundant life", of which He  spoke prevailed.  Peter, preaching to the assembled multitude, shortly after  the death of Jesus, in what has been called the first Christian  sermon, made the dramatic statement "death could not hold  Him". His disciples knew beyond a doubt that He was alive  because they felt the power of their Risen Lord in their midst  as He had promised. They knew now that His life was of such  a nature that the immortal spark could not be quenched by  death. !  "In Him was life" and the secret of real living; a gospel of  good news, of light and liberty: Man is not an animated corpse,  tout a Living: Spirit; the spirit possesses the-body and not the  averse. Change and decay are transformation, and the Ulti-  mate is not dead matter^ but a Living Spirit, Whom Jesus revealed as Our Father.  Tlie Christian experience leads to more life and fuller and is  ihe eternal youth of humanity. Chas. Kingsley had inscribed .  ��n the tombstone of his wife the Latin words meaning "We  loved...we lovc.we shall love", and.Julian Grenfell a soldier  in the. First World War wrote a stirring poem entitled, "Into  Battle", in which these beautiful but significant lines are found:  And life is color and warmth and light  i   And a striving evermore for these".  So Jesus reveals Life for-us in the   colours  of  God's   Glory  around us; in'the' warmth of His Love'through our intimate relationships, and the light of His Truth within, us. This is the  glad message of Easter - "eternal and'yet ever new"  As Browning ends his poem "Easter Day"  "But Easter Day breaks!  But Christ rises! /*  Mercy'Every way Is infinite -  And who can say?"  No Shortage here  Nearly 40 applications from  all parts of Canada have been  seceived- for the post of executive secretary for British  Columbia's centennial celebrations in 1958.  Final applications were in  the hands of the province's  Centennial Committee March  24 and announcement of the.  successful applicant is expected to be made in April according to L.J. Wallace, Victoria,  chairman of the centennial  committee.  Mr. Wallace also announced  the committee had authorized  the preparation of an official  Mstory of British Columbia to  cover the 100 year period  since the province was organ-  feed.  Commissioned     to    prepare  the history is    Dr.    Margaret  Ormsby, of the Department of  History  at   the  University   of  British  Columbia.    The publication is to be available during the centennial year and is  expected  to form   an     impor- .  tont part  of the  libraries   -of  educational and  other institutions   of   the    province.     The  publication will go on sale to  tine public as soon    as    it    is  fflompleted. ��  The committee has also ar-  ieanged with the Motor Licence  Department   of    the     govern  ment for the issuance of a special centennial year licence  plate which will have gold  lettering on a green ^background and be appropriately  worded to mark it as a centennial year-issue.  Special Easter  outdoor service  Of interest to local residents travelling to Vancouver  fQr the Easter weekend is the  annual non - denominational  Easter Sunrise Service, by the  Gizeh Temple of the Shrine  and the Pacific National Exhibition association.  Preparations are under the  direction of M.W. Bro. Laur-  ance Healey, past grand master, who will conduct the service. The Easter message will  be delivered by Bro. Rev.  George Turpin, D.D. grand  chaplain of British Columbia,  A.F. and A.M.  The public outdoor service,  commencing at 7.30 a.m. Easter Sunday at the grandstand,  Exhibition park, Vancouver,  affords worshippers of all  faiths an opportunity to rejoice  together in the celebration of  the  greatest event in history.  ������_. __  FRIE  Sir,  an open letter to Hon.,  James Sinclair. V    .,  Mr.  Sinclair.   In     view     of  your' statement made -3  yearsV  ago to the members of Branch  109   - Canadian    Legion    that  "the basic rate of War Veterans* Allowance shoaald be/they  equal of that paid to those ori  Old Age Assistance,   by .the*  Prcwince having .the    Jughest  - rate in. Canada'*.  What  .have  you done, _ts a minister of the  Crown, to Ixave your own stat-.*  ed ideas implemented? .v<  The Province of British  Columbia pays $120.00 per  month plus all medical dental and optical fees when riec-  essary, for both man and wife  (the $120 is basic) where the  recipients have resided i__ B. '  C. for 20 years, regardless" of  their status as citizens - some  recipients are definitety~NOT  Canadian, citizens. The basic  rate of War Veteran's Allowance is $108JJ0 per month  ($12.00 per month less in cash)  with only the veteran receiv-7.  ing medical care - his wife  nothing.  Toozr answer TptiMished in  ithe. press would he greatly appreciated by  Canadian Legion 109  E. Fiedler President,     <  E.G. Sergant Treasurer  Volunteer workers -of the  Canadian Red Cross Society  pre pared more than 3,000,000  surgical dressings for distribution hi Canada last year.  LO.OJF. S��x___~iz_e CJoastV  Lodge No.76 meets Gib-~  son's Legism Ha31 2nd sad-  4ti_ Fri<fa_r each -month.  BY   PHYLLIS  M.   HODGSON  Less than five     years    ago  there was a sound - of- revelry  in  Gibsons,  bands  were  play-  : ing, flags flying, whistles tooting and    strong    man     Doug  y Hepburn    himself    was...  per-  i forming7,his   feats  of  strength  on the Kinsmen  playground.  Remember the cause of all  this merriment' and joy? It  was the event of the Black Ball  Ferry coining into: Gibsons.  LongV before the scheduled  hour of arrival the wharf was  jam packed .with people impatiently awaiting the- new  method of transportation- the  Black Ball Ferry Quillyaute.  lyaute.  A great cheer went up as  she came in sight, looking  beautiful and majestic. The  band.struck up the catchy and  appropriate tune of the day  "Here comes the Black Ball  Ferry". An armada of little  boats decked with flags and  whistles went out to welcome  and; escort her into the dock.  To one of our oldest citizens  fell the honor of cutting the  ribbon, and the dignitaries and  guests of honor stepped ashore.  *     * - - *  History was made. Overnight  we appeared to change from a  sleepy little coastal village into a fast growing community,  tasting the advantages of a  larger community -- and .inci-  dently - some of its headaches.  The progress w a_s overwhelming, in a short while the  Quillyaute was replaced by a  bigger and  better ferries.  With the event of the Black-  Ball ferry coming to Gibsons,  our way of life changed, w'e  now measure time by referring to "Before the Black Ball  Ferry" or "After the Black Ball  Ferry". True, it brought many  advantages but my thoughts  turn with nostalgia to the days  when the old Machigonne was  our means of transportation.  The Machigonne was a con-  veted naval Fairmile of the  t war days. There was nothing  glamorous or even mildly  beautiful about her, but I  loved her. There was an atmosphere of stability and  friendliness aboard the Machigonne, and there was always  an air of excitment in climbing the gangplank - excitement that is entirely lacking  4n merely driving or walking  across a ramp.  *      *    . *  She carried approximately  200 passengers, in summer  time these 200 made a mad  scramble to grab one of the  50 or so outilde chairs available. It was a case of every  man far himself, and those  Who lost in" the scramble,  scattered themselves around,  sitting on every available inch  of deck, even using the water  buckets as seats. The overflow usually made for the  snack bar.  In the winter the scene was*  different, . with everybody  crowding into the small  lounge, children tearing around  falling over parcels 'and tired  outstreched feet Ihe more  athletic type swinging'-on the  deck beams with the ease and  the grace of young monkeys.  The old Machigonne was always crowded, with always  the smell of oil from the engine room mingling with the  smell of greasy. hamburgers,  burnt bacon arid rancid coffee  arising from the^snack bar in  the bowels of the ship; but  how good those hamburgers  and coffee' tasted.  Travelling on a holiday  weekend was something to remember. With everybody packed in like saradines in a can,  the trip was usually enlivened  by a few jolly loggers, celebrating their return to civilization after perhaps six months  or so in the woods.   ������  E DAYS���  It was always exciting to approach Gibsons, everybody  gathering together their children amd their parcels and lining up on deck, eager to go  ashore.  The lineup frequently caused an alarming list to starboard, but nobody worried  about it, everybody, was happy.  The tie . lines were thrown  for anyone on the wharf j to  catch and fasten, and there  were usually a few small boys  eager to do this important job,  but as there was no one officially in charge at the wharf, the  crew of the Machigonne were  well practiced in lassoing the  cleat from tlie deck, just to be  prepared in the event of no  one being on hand to catch it.  Then came the passengers staggering down the gangplank  each- with a "tired but happy  to be home" sort of; look.        -  ���  ' y*     * ���    *  Staggering is no understatement, because everybody  appeared to be laden down  like pack horses - usually a  parcel clutched under each  arm, a shopping bag in each  hand, and in many cases a bottle in each pocket. Strangely  enough, the docking always  seemed to coincide with either  a high or a low tide, and even  without a load of baggage, one  needed the agility of a mountain goat to navigate the gangplank, and still keep their  feet.  With the arrival of the  Black Ball ferry all this changed. The passengers nonchalantly get on the bus and  drive off -. it is just another,  bus drive -- there' is none of  that eager anticipation of docking as in the days of the old  ��� Machigonne before progress  marched in.  Standing at my window,  one day almost five years ago,  watching the Machigonne make'  its last trip out of Gibsons, I  felt, as many others must have  felt - ��fe though we had lost an,  old friend. '  Hemlock Looper   ,  /   ���Black-headed Budworm  /  / ���.      -A      ���������������'     ���  /'    ��� Douglas Fir Baric Beetle  v     /   /  .__/���-/   ���/     s  '     ,��� Ambrosia Beetle  s  ,* Spruce Budworm  ^ Silver Fir Beetle  ^��������� Balsam Woolly Aphis  r__-�����.���1��|-._..��_-.-.# White Pine Baric Beetle  _._._. ��*  r>�� -"  f1flI0!  ���tHe  ���fof  .���      ���   ��� ' A raging forest fire is an awesome sight  Less dramatic, but often as destructive, is insect attack  on trees. Huge areas can be hit, especially when  infestation begins far from active operations. Because  from the air trained eyes can spot signs of insect attack,  MacMillan & Bloedel foresters use aircraft in guarding the  rt       health of the forests for which they are responsible.  It is the Company's job to locate the attack, to check-it,  &nd to get a new timber crop started on land de-forested by  these enemies. MacMillan & Bloedel Limited  foresters work with Government scientists to keep  the upper hand in insect control ;  scM 3 L I A N  Here today and here tomorrow'  a   BLOEDEL    LIMITED  T^T^iY^^.-  .-^��*^,t-ff**~:w.����; ���  :rr: .r _r* _ \t*:,>; v. rr>-:  :rpr..T,:?H\cV;:  :;ViT_T���j.:>_r*;ifj.'Vi>~ mSMKiS'SBSKsS  Coact News March 29  1956 3  salvage  case heard  before court  v  The following from the Powell River News is printed by  the Coast News because of the  general interest among loggers:  Two Refuge Cove men were  found guilty of 'unlawfully  accepting delivery of salvage-  logs" and were fined $100  each by Magistrate' W.G. Harris in the first case of its  kind ever to be tried in B.C.  The men appeared before  Magistrate Harris.  '  Fined were Douglas and  Norman Hope of Refuge Cove.  Appearing for accused was D.  Silvers of Vancouver with J.  S.P. Johnson acting for the  Crown.  The case was looked upon  a "test case" under the Forest  Act. A representative of the  Gulf Log Salvage, a co-operative association of firms in the  logging industry, attended the  case to hear the outcome.  The Hopes accepted salvage ,  logs     from    licensed     beachcombers on the basis of handling  the   logs   for  the  beachcombers   on    an    assignment.  They paid beachcombers   $15  per 1000 board feet on delivery  of the logs, and were, to pay the  balance to-the' beachcombers  after the logs were sold. The  monies paid the beachcombers  were monthly in the form of  credit on store accounts with  the Hopes. *  Silvers told court action of  accused was legal as they were  only handling assignment of  ' monies and assisting the beachcombers. Johnson, as Crown  Counsel, said the Hopes were  handling the logs in the manner of a secondary receiving  station, and were accepting  delivery of logs contrary to  the Forest Act.  Under the act the only one  that can accept salvaged logs  at present is the Gulf Log  Salvage. The act provides for  primary (Gulf Log Salvage)  and secondary receiving stations, but as yet there has not  been licences issued for secondary receiving stations.  Under the relatively new  legislation, beachcombers are  issued permits at a cost of $50  the first year and $10 renewal  fee each year. They are permitted to' salvage1 logs in outside waters but not on privately leased property. Once  the logs are' salvaged the  beachcomber must turn then-  over to Gulf Log Salvage. Although it is illegal for beachcombers to turn them over to  any other receiving station, it  is unlikely that beachcombers  involved in the Hope case will  be prosecuted.  After turning the logs over  to Gulf Log Salvage, the .  beachcomber then receives  55% of the value of the logs,  both marked and unmarked.  If marked, the owners receive  the other 35%. If unmarked  the money goes into a claims  fund for unmarked logs which  is ultimately returned to the  industry.  Almost 500 people were successfully traced last year  through the missing persons  bureau cf ythe Canadian Red  Cross Society.  ��� ��^���gM_tKW��lHf->B_JWHPi.lM[mJ���f|  When you shop say you saw  it in The Coast News.  "Even though it's Easter,  we've-* got work to do!'" says  Easter-Bunny *June Sampson;  and Connie Deverell knows  she's not fooling.: These two  dancers work every Sunday on  CBC Television's weekly variety "Showtime".  The sixth annual Labour  Management Safety corifer-  ance held recently saw a  "severe accident" in the above  industry. It occurred in the  Embassy ballroom, Vancouver,  with First Aid teams from  nine pulp and paper making  plants in attendance. A man  was injured by a fork - lift  truck, also the. driver to a  slight degree. The First Aid  team taking first place was  Harmac, second place, Elk  Falls Co. and third place,  Howe Sound Pulp.  The Howe Sound representatives were Lorne Gregory,  captain, (Machine room); -Keri  Crosby, (assistant captain):  John Bennet and Herb Newman. Coach, Peter Madison  and assistant. coach, Cliff  Mahlman. .  On the Thursday morning a  progress report by R.M. Cooper of Powell River Co. showed  that "measured by practically  every  yardstick our ac-.  cident record in 1955 was riot  as good as in 1954". This he  proved by showing severity  and frequency ratings and although s e v e r i t y decreased  sligthly, frequency and lost  time accidents both, increased  over 50%   from   1954.  "We have slipped, badly in  our accident prevention work.  Our performance is the worst  in several years. The remedy  is in our own hands. Safety;  begins with the man at the  machine, but it doesn't > end  there, as individuals you have  a duty to work safely to protect others.as well as yourself.  The foreman's safty obligation  is to see, that the men working  for him understand and follow established safety practices," he said.  A tour was made through  the new W.C.B7 Rehabilitation  ���centre, where .delegates witnessed all the specialized treatments devised to assist in the,  recovery of workers.  That evening Mr. Burke, 39  Shears president of the LB. of  P.S. and Paper Mill Workers  addressed delegates and said: '  "If Unions are to have permanency they must not rely entirely on more wage machines:  must become so safety conscious thiat it is part of our  every day life. Unions must  also place Safety First," he  claimed.  At the presentation ceremonies Canadian Pulp and  Paper Trophy went to Crown  Zellerbach - Ocean Falls, for'  the lowest frequency rate in  1954 and the Safest Converter plant shield^ went to St.  Regis Paper Co. Ltd., - Vancouver, this company, has won  the award 4 years in succession. ��� ���.-. '   ".-,'.'  Delegates' also received  pointers ori assignment safety  by means of a very instructive  movie taken in7a sawmill by  the W.C.B., also a melodrama  in which public relations, good  employment practices, indue*  tion of new employees arid  their aspects of safety were  demonstrated.  Rehabilitation was amply-  presented by Dr? J.R. Naden  of W.C.B. on Friday afternoon,  prior to the closing of the  conference.  KINSMEN'S FUND  Members of the ICLnsmen  B.C. Polio Fund announce  that throughout British Columbia, during the recent "Fight  Polio" campaign, - $'215,960.04  was raised, $15,000 over 7 the-  quota. ��� '  Almost 50,000 crippled and;  handicapped' children, have  been provided with, 7 medical-,  treatment through 7 funds col-,  leCted by trie" Canadian Junior  lied Cross.  ____��__-__--__H___-___-__-i_  Don't   forget   to   read  Coast News Classified.   *  The  ��� -,-���".'���..  r.  PATHFINDER ��� PATHFINDER DELUXE ��� LAURENTIAN  Come and see them!  This is low-cost luxury as you've never seen it before* These  brilliant new '56 Pontiacs present a magnificent new approach to  exterior styling . . . from the massive new contoured bwnpevB  through Pontiac's distinctively long and low silhouette, to the  cruiser-like rear deck. And you'll see the most sweeping selection  of colors and combinations in the industry today I  Come and drive them J  There's a fabulous new "feeling" of might to these low-priced  beauties���a fluid feeling of controlled power and safe, certain performance that's yours only with the '56 Pontiacs. Because Pontiac's  etepped-up power is mightier by far than any other car in its class.  Yes, from behind the wheel, as to the eye, Pontiac for 1956 stands  supreme in its glamour���and unequalled in its "go"!  Come and buy them!  Compare these low-cost Pontiac's feature for feature', with any /  other car on the road today. You'll find that dollar for dollar, they  offer unbeatable value. From the true economy of the Pathfinders  to the distinctive Pathfinders Deluxe and the luxurious beauty and  power of the Laurentians, Pontiac gives you the most for your  money... stands head-and-shoulders in value above aU competition!  Luxurious New Interiors feature deep-seated comfort in both front and rear  seats; more leg and hip room; full Bix-pa_senger roominess in the width; ample  head and elbow room.  You get so much more ���.. for so much less!  3 Great Ways To Go!  Choose your transmission from Improved  Synchro-mesh manual  gearshift transmission,  optional Multi-Range  Overdrive or optional  Powerglide automatic  -transmission.  3 New Power-  Leading Engines:  brilliant new M8  h.p. Strato-Sbc, the  162 h.p. or 170 h.p.  Strato-Flash V8,  and the spectacular 205 h.p. Strato-  Flash 205 V8.  New Improved Sofe-  Vision Headlights  with greater range of  80 feet give improved  visibility for night  driving, plus better  bad-weather, vision as  well. Special filament  cap cuts driver glare.  Broking Dive  Control reduce,  nose-diving in sudden stops by a full  45%, giving continued passenger  comfort and a reduced chance o��  locked bumpers.  A GENERAL MOTORS VALUE  Nine Peak Performance Power Teams  Three great new transmissions, and three  new engines, in a total  choice of nine power  teams, enable you to  pick the power and  performance you want.  J u m bo Drum  Safety Braking���"  Pontiac's brakes  have extra large  drums with no rivets���thus .giving a  maximum braking  'surface for easy and  safe application.-''  Performance  Proved Power  Options include  Pqwer-Ease Power  Steering; Power  Brakes;- individual  or driver-con trolled  Power Windows;  . and Power Seat.  THIS IS YOUR YEAR TO CHANGE TO  P-1256C  THE NAME THAT MEANS A GOOD DEAL  PHONE SECHELT 10  WILSON CREEK B.C.  (.-ssaaoorasae- ____1*sfe__H____=  ���# ��oast News March 29  1956 A    VISITOR  Mrs. Stanley Smith, wife of  w      . Rev. S. Smith of the Mission  Bont   forget   to   read   The     to seamen has been a visitor  ��oast News Classified. at the Mrs. Reg. Adams home  for  a few days   .  ^ABKfJV  A Qualified Plumber will be  Pleased to Call and Give an  Estimate-of your Requirements  iechelt Building -$uppl  PHONE 60Q ��� SECHELT  NOW'S THE TIME FOR  FERTILIZERS  Cal!  and  consult  our  Mrs.   Fretter,  our  Garden  Specialist  Let Her Help You with Your  GARDENING    PROBLEMS  We Carry a Full  Line of Your  Garden   Needs  ?  ii  PHONE 33  GIBSONS  *>*��&S5__?-  * Cement & Navi Jack  * Dimension   Lumber  * Bricks & Roofing  * Sash & Doors  f* Wallboards  *v Hardware  * Plumbing  Phone  53  Gibsons B.C  GIBSONS BUILDING  SUPPLIES LTD.  Don't Forget'- We Now Close  Monday's, Open Wednesday's.  MRS M. WEST  Mrs. Roy Askew with her  ten months old daughter Leslie, has been the- guest of Mr.  and Mrs: E. Hume. The former  Shirley Arrowsmith, Mrs. Askew and her husband, at.present on an R.C.A.F. training  course in Eastern Canada, are  former residents  of Port Mel-.  Ion.  *      *      *  Mr. Schultze was seen early  in the week passing, through  Port Mellon- on his way to  open his summer home across.  the bay, and repair any damage caused by winter storms.  Port Mellon welcomes a  new Canadian, Miss Alba  Micbelezza, who came to Canada from Ttaly five years ago.  Miss Micbelezza' is ''working- in  the Lab. .  ���! *      *      *  Unfortunately on the even-,  ing on which Mr. Gargrav6  gave his report on the legislature many Port Mellon residents had other commitments  so that only a few people took  advantage of the opportunity,  to hear a first hand report  from our representative in Victoria. To employees of Canadian Forest Products the government's policy with regard  to Forest Management. Licenses is of particular interest and  all questions asked of Mr.  Gargrave were on this subject. ���'  * *     *  Mr. Gargrave, a member of  the standing committee for  forestry and fisheries, and as  a former employee of Canadian Forest Products, Eburne  Division he is especially interested in this problem himself.  Pictures of the parliament  buildings and explanation of  some parliamentary procedures  helped, to explain better, the  way in which our democracy  works.  In thanking Mr. Gargrave,  J. Clark, chairman, expressed  our appreciation of Mr. Gar-  grave's visits to his constituents at his own expense and  in his own time, to keep us  up to date "on parliamentary  business and give us the oppor.--  tunity to make \ his personal;  acquaintance.  * * * V- ��� , ',  Mrs. G. Proulx. is in Vancouver ^ while her daughter  Kathryn has her tonsils out at  St. Vincent's Hospital. Mrs;  Proulx's mother, Mrs. Clement is looking after "the Proulx  f afoiily  in her absence.       -  Mrs. J. Wiren and her week  old baby daughter have returned home. Also welcomed  home was Mrs. D, Pitman with  Beverly and three week old.  William.  *     *     *  Leaving New York aboard  the S.S. "United States" on  March 22 en route for a six'  months tour in Europe were  former Port ^Mellon residents  Mr. and Mrs- J.A. Brown and  "Goldie".  L HALL  |D��ITI�� OH*  Taxis to Hall from Post Office after 7.30 p.m.  for Secheli  Sechelt Village has acquired  a Jiew garbage disposal site,  in place of the one provided  by Union Steamships Company. This area has been closed by the: Company, as a result  of continued carelessness by  the public.  The new site is ih the northwest portion of Sechelt Reserve'No., 2, and a disposal  pit has been dug .by O&O  Logging with their mobile  crane and clam shell. This excavating was done, Ernie Pear  son reports, at a nominal fee,  for the dayi and  a half with  the big machine.  The new  disposal   area    is  for use of both the Indian Vil  lage  and the  Sechelt * Village.  GOLDEN WEDDING  Mr. and Mrs. J. LeekVoi  Roberts Creek celebrated  their 50th wedding anniversary  March 14. They received warm  congratulations from 'their  family and frjends.  A BRAND NEW SHIPMENT OF  rlon Sweaters  Beautiful Colors!  New Phone 95Q  PORT  MELLON  BUS  SCHEDULE  EFFECTIVE MARCH 29 - SUNDAYS ONLY:  Bus connects with trip from Vancouver 8.05 p.m.  Leaves Gibsons 10.15 p.m: Arrives Port Mellon 10.45 p.m.  C.C. Lawrence  Sechelt Motor Transport  THE BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES OF  SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 46(SECHELT)  HOOL LOAN BY-LAW REFERENDUM NO. 1  ,- Question to be. submitted to the electors entitled to vote on money bylaws requiring the assent of the electors of"School District No. 46 (Sechelt):  "Are you in favour of the Board of School Trustees of School District  No. 46 (Sechelt) borrowing money, without further assent of the electors,  at'any time, or from time to time within ftive (5) years from December  31st, 1955, by the issue and gale of debeiltures bearing interest at a rate  or rates not exceeding Five (5) per centum per annum and payable over  a period or periods not exceeding Twenty (20) years from the date or  respective dates thereof, in such' principal amounts as the Board may  from time to time deem necessary ,to* raise" net sums not exceeding in the  aggregate Five Hundred Eighty-seven Thousand Six Hundred Dollars  ($587,600.00), after payment of discount, commission, brokerage, ex-��  change, and other expenses with respect to such issue or sale, for acquiring and developing school-sites and purchasing, adding to, constructing,  reconstructing, furnishing, and equipping buildings for school purposes or  use in connection therewith,' and. other extraordinary expenditures for  school purposes?"  The following in brief and general terms sets out substantially the  proposed projects and the amount allocated for each :-  (a) Acquiring and developing school-sites:  Pender Harbour High  / .Pender. Harbour, Elementary  Halfmoon Bay  , Davis Bay Elementary  Roberts Creek Elementary  Elphinstone Junior-Senior High  Gibsons^ Landing Elementary  (b) Purchasing, adding to, constructing,  reconstructing buildings, for school  purposes or use in connection therewith:  Pender Harbour High  Pender Harbour Elementary  s  Pender Harbour Teacherages       ���  \      Irviries Landing Elementary  D&vis Baiy Elementary   .  Sechelt Elementary ;  Roberts Creek Elementary  Elphinstone Junior-Senior High  Gibsons Landing Elementary  (c)..Furnishing and equipping buildings for  School purposes or use in connection  therewith:  $12,000.00  2,500.00  5,000.00  5,500.00  2,000.00  2,000.00  3,000.00  185,000.00  30,000.00  , 12,500.00  2,800.00  30,000.00  36,500.00  14,000.00  146,930.00  49,625.00  $32,000.00  507,355.00  (d)  Pender Harbour High  Pender Harbour Elementary  Pender Harbour Teacherages  Davis vBay Elementary  Sechelt Elementary  Roberts Creek Elementary  Elphinstone Junior-Senior High  Gibsons Landing Elementary  Other extraordinary expenditures for  school purposes:   .  Plans and Supervision  Contingencies  12,500.00  2,600.00  1,500.00  2,600:00  2,500.00  1,300.00  7,350.00  3,900.00  27,740.00  26,655.00  34,250.00  54,395.00  Less Funds  ,TOTAL  on Hand  628,000.00  40,400.00  TOTAL ESTIMATE     $587,600.00  Resolution Passed the 2nd day of March, 1956  Approved by the Superintendant of Education the 15th day of March,1956.  Authorized by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council the 22nd*day of March,  ,1956.  Received the Assent of the Electors of the District the ...... ���:.  day  '" *' "'     " " CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD  SECRETARY-   TREASURER.  Take Notice that tlie above is a true copy of the proposed question upon  which the vote of the electors will t>e taken on April 7, 1956, between  the hours of 8:00 a.ni. and 8:00 p.m. at the following Polling Stations:  Britain River School, Britain River, B.C.  Vancouver Bay School, Vancouver Bay B.C. ���  Egmont School, Egmont, B.C. ..-,'.������ \  Nelson Island School, Nelson Island,B.C.  Pieper's Hall, Irvines Landing, ��� B.C.  Pender Harbour Sr. High-Elementary School, Madeira Park, B.C.  Halfmoon Bay School, Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Sechelt Elementary School, Sechelt B.C.  Roberts Creek School, Roberts Creek, B.C.  Lang's New Drug Store, Georgian Block, Gibsons, B.C.  Port Mellon School, Port Mellon, B.C.  Veterans' Memorial Hall, Gambiei*..Harbour, Gambier Island, B.C.  Bowen Island School, Bowen Island, B.C. .  Anne Burns  Secret ary-Treasurer.  I  ���xi^rr'H.'SaMLSi'f^!* *-,-, i MflBtanwwwaaOTH-  VARX> OF THANKS  ��� Mr. and Mrs Frank Zwick  thank all those who helped  put oat the |ire at their place  en Saturday, March * 17. They  particularly thank the"' Mel  Houghs, Herrins, Fladagers,  Bill Skellett, "jr., Alan Nevins,  and all the    Teenagers    who"  helped.  .  My thanks to all the kind  iriends who cheered me with  their cards and lovely flowers,  -during my recent stay in hospital in Vancouver.  Sincerely, Mrs. Rocky Grey  Gibsons.  I.OST  $25 Reward to anyoneyfind-  iahg an 8,25x15 tire and wheel;  lost between Secret Cove and  Madeira Park.    Contact    Gibsons 50Q ���.-','���  NOTICE  TOWING AND   FREIGHTING  W. Nygren, Gibsons 13    tfn  WORK WANTED  ��� Spray and brush painting;  also paperhsinging. J. Meihus.  Phone   Gibsons  33. tfn  _ ROOFING       .      y  Shingles, Duroid or Roll  roofing applied. Phone Gibsons  53 or 44. 14  HELP WANTED  Reliable man with car,    to  manage  established  - Fuller.  Brush business for Sechelt and  surrounding     districts'.  Write  G. Weldon, 258 Howard Ave.,.  Nanaimo. Phone 615- L  "    tfn  TIMBER  WANTED      %  "TIMBER WANTED,  We Cruise and Estimate and  Pay CashVon Signing the Contract. Sucre Lumber Co. Ltd.  Saw Mills. Phone. Gibsons 151  or 155      V     7 tfn  FOR RENT -  ~For Rent 3 room suite, Fully  furnished, electric kitchen,  heat and hot water supplied.  No small children, Gibsons 63  BUSINESS   OPPORTUNITIES  $200  MONTHLY  SPARE   TIME  ($150  GUARANTEE)  Well  established  substantial  Canadian Company offers opportunity to    serious    minded  man or woman to enter lucrative   growing  2  billion  dollar  automatic merchandising indus-r  try. I^ight' easy outdoor work  refilling   units  dispensing  cigarettes, hot coffee, tea, soups,  kleenex-type     tissue,.   combs,  handkerchiefs,   ' razor ~f blades, ,  aspirin bromo-seltzer, etc., etc.  No selling as Company establishes accounts and makes all,  arrangements.    No    overhead,  operate from' your home.^Re-  quires 4    spare    time    hours  weekly and $800 cash capital;."  Please  do not answer unless  serious about getting into business of your own now and desire  $10,000   or more   annual  income and have required capital     immediately     available.  For local interveiw with Company executive    write    about  self including phone and hours  presently   employed to:     Vice  President  PAA  (Canada) Ltd.  76    Market    Street    Toronto,  Ontario. ���'.��� '     '.-'���     ��� x        ,  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast,    accurate,    guaranteed  watch repairs.    Marine Men's,  Wear, Gibsons. - tfn  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 of the  Post Office)  Notary Public  Sales,' Conveyancing,   M<*j_age-  ment   Agent for   the   Official  Administrator etc.  Connection ,with important  Vancouver Realtors.  Local Office DVA and VLA  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Realty. Gibsons. tfn  FOR SALE       ~ V"~  TOTEM FLASHES  Roberts Creek; a real comfortable water front home, -2  bedrooms, good water ; supply,  nice beach. Priced for fast  sale  -  $4300..  Pender Harbour; 4 acres of  water front, this is a��perfect  sheltered boat harbour, if you  like Pender Harbour you'll  love this place. Full jrice only  $6500.   ...'..'-.  Gower Point; This is the  chance you have been waiting  for.- 'a nice home for $5250 and  only $1250 down, better hurry  on .this one.   ,  If  you  want toybuild,    we  have the lots, from $350 up.  Always a better buy at  TOTEM REALTY  Gibsons B.C.  3 registered Dachshund pups  6 Weeks. See Bob Jamieson,  West Sechelt about 1 mile  from village on main highway.  Mrs. S. Rice's Budgies] all  colors-, talking strain. .Available at Hassan's Store Pender  Harbour Phone 3H.  Two dining room tables and  chairs, $10 and ,-$25. Phone  Gibsons  63.  Lot, Cleared, with basement  dug, at Sechelt. Frank Solnilc  Sechelt  Gower Point, 4 room house  on 75 ft water frontage. Pembroke bath. Electric lights.  Full price $6250, $1,000 down  $40 a month or terms to suit  buyer. Address Coast News.  8 ft Westinghouse fridge,  Phone 40 M.  __  33 ft. Codboat. in running  condition, $500. See it at Garden Bay, Boat Works, Pender  Harbour, B.C. 13  SHOE  REPAIR  Bring Your Boots to Brackeit!  Skilled repair work of all kinds  quickly done. Reasonable rates  RON BRACKETT  _ Sechelt Highway Gibsons. _  LIGHTING  PLANTS  AND SMALL  WE HAVE THEM ALL"  0NAN, BUDA, ALCO,  PIONEER  COOPER-BESSEMER  LOWEST PRICES  IMMEDIATE DELIVERY  TREMENDOUS STOCK  sinison-maxwell  ltd;  1931 West Georgia St.  Vancouver, B.C.  Phone MA. 8388  DIRECTORY  MARSHALL'S PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons ,134, 104 or 33  HILL'S   MACHINE    SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding Anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert v Tradesmen  Precision^   Machinists   '  Phone  54 Residence   152  rl951 Ford Dump Truck,  with steady- work ahead.  Phone Sechelt 60Q. tfn  Royal (Portable) typewriter  like new. Phone Gibsons 31  1-2-year old1 male >black  and t a n Dachshund dog.  Phone Seohelt 78H 14  10 ft Clinker Row boats'with  bars. Good condition. $50  each. McLary all cream enamel wood and coal range. Heavy  construction, large firebox.  $75. Roy Bolderson- Redrooffs  Small new heme, electricity,  five acres land, fruit trees,  good well. Cheap for cash.  Owner leaving. Apply P.O.  12; Sechelt kn  DROPS OF  GOLD       ^  Just a  few drops smoothed'  oh \ with the palm-of the hand  removes?, facial wrinkles    and  rough,  dry  skin.    Tones  and  rejuvinates skin    tissues. ".��� By  Helene,    Seager,     at   . Lang's  Drug Stores, Gibsons and Seohelt ���';"; V>": ; tfn  Enterprise  wood  arid     coal  stove. Bargain for quick sale,  Mrs. Harrison, Headlands Gibsons. 15  ,__. ���          WOOD              ~"  Alder or Fir  Also Slab Wood  SERVICE FUELS  Han Vernon  Phone Gibsons 26Q  Leonard 7 cu. ft. Refrigera-  , tor. Phone Gibsons 42.        tfn  Available shortly, easy to  -heat 6 room home in Sechelt .  Large dry basement, furnace,  laundry tubs, unfinished attic  suitable for 2 more large bedrooms. Ideal home for small  children. Cement walks, picket fence. Close to school, ,  beach and business. Suggest  your price and terms. Will  consider any offer. Phone Sechelt 41  tfn.  8 only Remington  Noiseless  Standard Typewriters,    $59.95  SECHELT   INSURANCE  AGENCIES  Real Estate,  ' ��� -  Property 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  Phone Gibsons 18, C. Win-  grave Remington Agent. 15  portable Welder for sale.  See Roy Dusenbury, Harbour  Motors; Pender Road Halfmoon Bay 15  ..7 31 ft. boat. 6-8 Eastope or  new four star engine, fully  equipped *in A-l shape. 6 ft.  head room, Swing 26 inch propeller, 1% shaft. Easthope en-  ; gine $900. Four star engine  $1100. located at Mitchells,  Long Bay. A. Znotin, Horseshoe Bay. Radio, Long Bay -  8 a.m., 12 noon, 6.30 p.m.,  Reverse charges.  Used  Fridgidaire,   4    years'  ��� use 9.6 cu. ft. Howe Sound  Trading Co. Gibsons tfn  0 and S SALES, SERVICE  Agents   For  'Propane Gas  Combination  Gas  Ranges  Sales   and   Installations  Free Estimates  Electric and Gas Hoi Plates  FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS  ��� Phone 3  Sechelt  GIBSONS BOAT WORKS  Boat Builders & Repairers  Phone  Gibsons  111X-  GIBSONS  BUILDING    SUPPLIES  :      LTD.    ���-  "WE    CARRY   THE   STOCK"  Phone Gibsons 53  NOTARY PUBLIC  Legal   Documents   promptly  V attended to  W.J. '(Jack)  Mayne.  Phone 24,.,-"   -Sechelt  B.C.  KURLUK  ELECTRIC  &  PLUMBING  Complete Wiring and  Plumbing Service  ;:">     MASTER BLUMBEfR  To Plan for ycur Requirements  Free Estimates  Phone Sechelt  107  .TRACTOR- WORK  Clearing, Grading, Excavating.  D6  Bulldozing  Clearing Teeth  ARCHES. FOR   RENT  A.  E.  Ritchey  Phone Gibsons 86R  PENINSULA    CLEANERS  Cleaners  for the   Secheli  Peninsula  Phone; .  Gibsons 100  "FAST  SERVICE"  Rent ��� Sales ��� Service  - TYPEWRITERS  ELECTRIC RAZORS  Sales and Service  COLIN WINGRAVE  Phone _L8 ��� Gibsons  Notions���Cards���Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  THRIFTEE    STORES  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, .B.C.  Headquarters  F.or Wool  \        ���'���"���  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical   Heating  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Phone  130  Authorized  GE  Dealer  Radios, Appliances, TV Service  * WIRING  Commercial &  Residential  , Electric  Space Heating  Anvwhere on the Peninsula  PARKER and SIM  ELECTRIC  Parser's   Hardware  Secheli  51   ���   75Q  Evenings  "    F.H. HARWOOD  Chartered Accountant  407 Metropolitan Eldg.  * 837 West Hastings St.,  ' Vancouver 1, B.C.  Phone  PA.  3928  REFRIGERATION  SALES and SERVICE   ,  HEATING   & SHEET METAL  LAURIE SPECK -  Gibsons   143  SECHELT   CYCLE  Bicycles New & Reconditioned  Repairs to All Wheeled Good*  Saw Filing  Lawn Mowers Sharpened  Phone Sechelt 95M  LORNE  BLAIN  Representative   Continental  Life  Insurance Company  Box  188   Gibsons,  B.C.  Phone Gibsons, 82G.  "~"      PENINSULA ""  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  All Types of Accounting .  Problems'Expertly Attended  Village Enterprises Bldg.  Sechelt  Office Open 9  a.irn���5 p.m.  / '     - Daily  Phone Sechelt 98F  :  BUILDING    BULLDOZING  CONTRACTING  Ran  Vernon,  R.R.   1.  Gibsons  Phone  26Q  LET US  HELP YOU  PLAN NOW  For your Springs Construction  all types of  BUILDING or ALTERATIONS  and  LIGHT GRADING  Smith & Peterson Construction  ���     Ltd.  Phone 28, 85 or 90Q, Gibsons  WIRING and APPLIANCE  SALES  Electrical Wiring  Alterations and Repairs  F. UTTING, WILSON  CREEK  Phone   67F  or  15T  FLOWERS  GIBSONS   FLORIST  Corsages  -  Weddings i  Funeral   Designs ��  Plants  -  Flowers by Wire.  Carole Brakstad  Phone 109M - Gibsons    :  A   TYPE   OF  SHOE  For   Any  Weather  For   Each -Member 7 ���  Of The Family  WIGARDS  SHOE  STORE  AH Shoe Accessories  Phone Sechelt 25G  RICHTER'S   RADIO ��� TV  * SALES and SERVICE  Speedy, Guaranteed Work  SALES ON EASY TERMS  Phone SECHELT 6  POUND  DISTRICT ACT  WHEREAS notice has been  duly given of the intention "to  constitute as a Pound District,  certain land in the vicinity of  Maderia Park, which may be  more particularly described as  follows: AH those lands lying  adjacent to the waters of Pender Harbour, Gerrans Bay,  Bargain Bay and the Strait of  Georgia, known as Lots 997,  1023, 1362, 1390, 1391, 1392,  2792, 5525, 5846, 5847, 5848,  5849; 5950; 5851, 5852 and  5853, Group 1, New Westminster v"Land District:  AND W&EREAS objections  to the constitution of such proposed Pound District have  been recorded:  THEREFORE NOTICE IS  HEREBY GIVEN that the majority cf the proprietors of  land within the above-described district must, within thirty  days from the posting and publishing of this notice, forward  to the Minister of Agriculture  their petition in the form required by section 5 of the  "Pound District Act", or otherwise such proposed Pound  Distinct will not be constituted.  W.K. Kiernan  Minister  of Agriculture  Department  of Agriculture,  Victoria, B.C.,  February 28, 1956.  NOTE:  The: word "propi'ietor" in the  "Pound District Act" means  anyi holder or occupier of land  under whatever tenure, or any  superintendent, overseer, servant, ,or other person acting  for and on behalf of such hcld-  ,er or occunier.  ; 29 ft gillrietter with new 6.1  h.p".. Sea Jeep. $1500. Ross  Roth  Phone Gibsons  102Q  Commercial ��� Domestic  25 Years' Experience  A.  M.  CAMPBELL  SECHELT 83Q  MORE GET POWER  More customers for the B.  C. Power Commission are be-  'ing provided with power daily,  according to' Mr. Howlett's reports. Short extensions in the  Gibsons-Roberts Creek area  are completed, and more lines  are being energized in the Pender Harbour area.  Garden Bay area has almost  its   quota   of   power  poles  March 29 Granthams Community flail 8 p.m. whist and  crib  March 29: Gibsons, Tennis  Club meeting {? p.m., home of  Mr. Trueman.  March 31: Roberts Creek,  Dance,  Community Hall.  April 5: Canadian Legion  109 L.A. cribbarge and whist  drive, Legion Hall, 8 p.m.  April 6: Roberts Creek Legion L.A. Legion Hall Easter  Tea, 2 to 4 p.m. '  April 6: W.I. Tea, United  Church Hall at 2:30 p.m.  April 9: Wilson qreek,  Spring. Tea, 2 to 4 p.m. Wilson  Creek Community Club at  Community Hall.  April 10: Vinvy Supper,  Legion Hall, Roberts Creek,  7 p.m.  April 14: Sechelt, Girl  Guide Hard Times Tea, at St.  Hilda's Church, 2 to 4 p.m.  April 14: Gibsons, Elementary PTA Spring Carnival,  School Hall  April 17: W.I. Meeting at  the home of Miss drummond  2:00 p.m.  April 18:    Roberts    Creek,  whist  drive, St. Aidans  Hall,  in aid of Roberts Creek Scout  Fund.  April 19: Gibsons, Primrose  Tea, United, church Hall, Gib-  For Guarenteed  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs  CHRIS'S JEWELERS  Work   done   on   the   Premises  Phone 96 Sechelt  sons-Headlands Service Club.  April 20: Gibsons, "Our  Town", High School' Auditorium. ..  April 24: Wilson Creek, United Church Tea, 2 to 4 p.rh.  Community Hall.  April 25: W-.I. Whist at the  home of Mrs. McNab 2.00 p.m.  This week's special: 5 acres  on the North Road - good location only $650.  Haxold Wilson  Totem  Realty  Phone  Gibsons  44  evenings 147  SALES  SERVICE  REPAIRS  For The  VOLKSWAGEN  GENERAL  AUTOMOTIVE  REPAIRS  TIRES - BATTERIES  WELDING  McCULLOCH  SAWS  ERVICE STATION  Phone  85T  Sechelt  EFFECTIVE THURSDAY MARCH 29  K   BUS SERVICE WILL  BE  RESUMED   ON  THE  .   LOWER ROAD, TO & FROM ROBERTS CREEK  En  Mercury Outboards  irs to all Makes  ���V       ,'. V  )  The Outboard Centre  1439 Clyde Ave. West Vancouver 3342  STAGE SHOW S DANCE  Gibsons  School  Hall  Sat   April  7th  IN PERSON  AND HIS  EVAN KEMP  B.C.  TRAIL RIVERS  with FRANK BERRY  The  Magical Man  STAGE  SHOW   8  p.m.  Children    25c  Adults 75c  DANCE   10  p.m.  Children 25c  Adults $1.  SECHELT LOCKERS  We have the Largest and Most Varied Stock  of FRESH & FROZEN FOODS on the Peninsula.  No. 1 in the Home��� -No. 1 on the Phone  CELEBRATE THE END OF LENT  with One of These TRADITIONAL  EASTER FOODS  HAMS.-   63c lb.  Tender Sweet  Ready to Eat  S"; wil COTTAGE ROLLS 51c lb,  Canadian  LAMB  Legs  Shoulders  75c  47c  ALWAYS IN STOCK:     TURKEYS, from 3 to 25 lbs.  DUCKS,  ROASTING  CHICKENS, FOWL  In keeping with our Policy of the  BEST for LESS, we are featuring This  Week, at our Usual Low Prices  KAMLOOPS   SHOW   B I?Y MRS. M. NEWMAN  ���V.,-.-A pleasant social affair was  held in the United Church,  Roberts Creek, by W.A. members March 16. it being a St.  Patrick's tea, the decoration  color scheme was green. Mrs.  Kemp opened the tea at 2.30  ,. Although not previously announced, there was a White  Elephant stall and the various articles were quickly disposed of as well as some home  cooking;  Members of the W.A. thank  all those friends and well-  wishers who helped to make  the affair such a happy and  successful one.  During    the     afternoon    a  number, of Gibsons and   Wilson Creek friends dropped in  : Mr. and Mrs. George Pa ton  have sold their home on Beach  Ave., and will be leaving  about the middle of the month.  Harry Watson has opened his  home for the. summer. Daughter Doreen is his guest from  Powell River.  VtyLrs. ]Lou Jackson of Vancouver was a weekend guest at  Stratford Camp.  Mr. and Mrs. Donahan are  the new owners of the McLaren property and aire doing extensive gardening and improvements to the house.  Mr.  and   Mrs.   W.CV Campbell are back    at    home    on  Beach Ave., after spending the  winter months at Summerland  and other interior points.  Gibsons     Badminton     Club  members  were  guests  of   the  local  Club Tuesday    evening.  There was a    good    turn-out,  about  34,  and mixed    games  were enjoyed. - Friendly    chitchat, .discussion  of   plans  for.  some tournament   play    next  month and a good supper climaxed the affair.  5COTfl$QW:  **:_������ *-ir  'Vtf..   ������-��]�����^-���i.J-^.���  ���T3y RT  kJ&  mKXK��ft8*pC��-Sjj  0y '  Horrors ttm$iA,  -AH KILL AMAH Wif-  WrfA<f��.cwf  0? "M. XvfcMe8li_$  IM-iJlt U.S.tfAML  CE��M PRIVEK 19 7iA8$  ,��- MORE ��?  Hooks f emure y& &duk a>mw&  Choice of posts  . Maldwyn Thomas, son of  Mr. and Mrs. Thomas of Gibsons, has been studying at the  University of British Columbia  now for the past four years.  He has won several bursaries  and' scholarships, and last year,  won a trip to the Scandianavi-  an countries, where he continued his studies.  Recently, Maldy sat for an  examination among 128, and  was one of the top students.  He was offered, following this,  6 Coast News March 29 1956  ������   .i    ���      . i..     - ��� ���  ��� i ������i I.,���   i ,ii. ������������   ��� ...- ��� ^  a post with the Foreign Trade  services abroad, and a further  scholarship with a large commercial firm. Maldy at present  is. . rather undecided as to  which line he should pursue,  For Guarenteed  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs  CHRIS'S JEWELERS  Work  done   on   the   Premises  Phone 96 Sechelt    ;". ��� ,V  .Have your Insurance man  paint you a ftoll picture of  rising replacement costs.  Full insurance coverage will  give security . and ' peace , of  mind.  N. Richard McKibbin  INSURANCE  Phone 42    . Gibsons, B.C.  Over 20. Years  of Insurance Experience  fmyCanm>? Gibsons personals  9 DV      BUVt TIC    Tift       WrM-kr-f-OTJ T\/Tr.       n-n/t    Tt/JW.  Children and Teen Agers!  All New Lines of Shoes  LOVELY LIGHT BEIGE LOAFERS  Men's Dress and Work Shoes  "Paris" Linemen's Boots     ;  "Dayton" Logger's Boots  See Us About SOFTBALL EQUIPMENT  STCEE  Sechelt  Phone 25G  YOUR  .  IN JUST 60 SECONDS!  Think of It ��� Take, a Snap ��� Indoors  or Out ��� and have your finished Print  In One Minute! If you're not quite.  Satisfied ��� take Another and Correct  The Fault. No waiting for Days ��� when  the   Same  Scene   may not be  Repeated!  This is Possible with the  //  Polaroind  Land  Camera  Simple to Operate ��� Everything Complete  ONLY $87.50  OAV/CC      ^n Print*n9�� O" Developing  *>/YVfc*>:    Time and Possible Disappointment.  *   Other Models: $112.50 and $312.50  Definitely Worth Seeing ��� At  ifam/id.  np-uumy  a GIBSONS*  '( ���.'....'���.  Phones: Sechelt 52 Gibsons 29  Memo for Businessmen  No business man in any town should allow a newspaper  (published in his town to go without his name and business  being mentioned in its columns.  This does not mean you should have a whole,    half    or  even quarter page ad in each issue of the paper but your  name and business should be mentioned even if you do not  use more than a two-inch space.  A stranger picking up a newspaper should be able to tell  what business is represented in town by looking at the paper., ,  This is the best possible town advertising.  The man who does not advertise his business does an  injustice to himself and the town - American Bankers  Magazine in the Canadian Underwriter.  BY   PHYLLIS M.   HODGSON  Mr.  and Mrs. Harry White-  ���   side and Miss B. Cunningham  ���of   Vancouver . are    spending  Easter at their summer home.  Mrs. Sam-Fladager was in  Vancouver, combining business  and pleasure.  Mr. and Mrs. Hill and Maureen will spend _the Easter  holiday in Seattle.  Mrs. H. Wilson has been in  . the city taking   care    of    the  small  grandcrild, Scott, while  his mother was a   patient    in  St.  Paul's hospital*  Miss Pat Smith from. Whalley  will be home for Easter.  Miss Alma Dunmpre of Vancouver spent the weekend  with the Thor Christensons.  Mr. and Mrs. A. Struck are  expecting their daughter, Mrs.  Skiber and family for the Easter holiday.  *      *      *  Mrs. J. Warwick spent the  weekend in Vancouver visiting her family.  Mr. and Mrs. Feidler and  family will be Easter guests of  Mrs. Cummings at  Westview.  Mr. and Mrs. MacKenzie and  family from Powell River were  recent guests of the Strom  home. '  Jack Lowden who has been  a patient in Shaughnessy hospital for three weeks is expected  home for Easter.  ���Mr. and Mrs. Phil Cummings  spent a few weeks in Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Grant  have Mr, Grant's brother as  their Easter   guest.  Mr. Harrison from the Vancouver Hotel branch of the  Bank of Montreal, is in Gibsons for three, weeks relieving while Mr. Henniker the  manager and Mr. Bradshaw  are on holiday. .  * * *  The Gus Schneiders' have Mr.  Schneider's brother Clem and  his wife from Quesnel visiting  them. Gus, who has made remarkable recovery from his  accident on Jan. 19 hope's to  be hack at work shortly.  Warren McKibbin  of    UBC  spent the  weekend with    his,  parents,  Mr.   and   Mrs.    N.R.  McKibbin. \  Pete Slinn of UBC will 'be  home for Easter, bringing with  ���him his three year old nephew  John. John will divide his holiday between his two grandmothers, Mrs. Slinn and Mrs.  Palmer.  On Wednesday of last week  the United Church Hall was  the scene of yet another shower for the popular Sue Armour whose marriage takes  place April 14th. Mrs. E.M.  Wheeler, Mrs. John Wood  and Mrs. Nutio, joint hostesses  of the party used pink and  white for the color scheme.  Sue received the many beautiful gifts while seated >in a  throne chair decorated' with  ribbon streamers suspended  by white wedding bells. A  guessing competition calling  for a certain amount of skill  proved amusing entertainment, the prize going to Mrs.  H. Hammond.  *  *  *  A number of the younger  set assisted in serving the refreshments from a table attractively arranged with two crystal vases of roses and centered with a beautifully iced  cake.  Mr. and Mrs. Wa-Jy Peterson were in Vancouver saying  goodbye to friends who were  leaving: to reside in Terrace.  Home for Easter are Mr. and  Mrs. Struck, following a three  month winter holiday. Since  leaving Gibsons in November  they travelled 10,800 miles by  bus. Two months of their holiday was spent in Miami Florida enjoying warm sunshine,  ocean beaches and winter  flowers. Mr. Struck'was especially interested1 in the water  craft - both the pleasure boats  and the fishing craft which  all appear to be super models.  They, made stop-overs in Seattle, Los Angeles and ' elsewhere.  * * *  . Former school chums of Pat  Richards, (now Mrs. Craig  Hopkins) 'will be interested to  learn she is now living in Texas. Pat, with her husband,  who is a master sgt. in the U.  S. Army, and their two sons  Rickey and Brian have done  extensive travelling in the past  few years, and expect shortly  tb be posted in Europe;  Mr. Sid Porteous visited Ms  daughter Mrs.    Jules    Mainil  ^"isfl: looking up old friends, returning to- Vancouver on Tuesday.  Rev. and Mrs. E. Kemp  spent several days last week  at their summer home in Roberts Creek. They attended the  United Church ,St., Patricks  tea, which was a great success, and spent the days making" pastoral calls around the  district.  OPENS MARCH 30th  Dining Room in Connection with  The VILLAGE COFFEE SHOP  Sechelt  Regular Hours:    12 noon to 2 p.m.  5 to 7 p.m.  Available For: Small Banquets, Birthdays,  Anniversaries, Weddings, Business Meetings etc.  ��� Privacy Assured ��� Accomodates 40  Our Specialty:  Good Home Cooking  Call Us At Sechelt 91.,-  ,  UNION  RED & WHITE STORE  The- Largest Food Siore on *he Peninsula  With ihe Widest Variety  Phone Sechelt 18  FOR FREE DELIVERY ���  HAM SPECIALS  READY TO EAT HAMS  Half or Whole, LB. 59c  COTTAGE ROLLS  SMOKED per  LB.    52c  SMOKED SHANKLESS  PICNICS,   READY   TO  EAT, LB. 44c  REGULAR SMOKED HAMS, HALF OR WHOLE, LB. 55c  REGULAR SMOKED PICNICS, per LB. 37c  SIDE BACON, PICTURE PACK  l\s "55c  GROCERIES  SPRING HILL MEAT BALLS, 15 OZ. TINS,  MINUTE RICE, LARGE, 15 OZ. PACKAGE,  AYLMER TOMATO SOUP, 3 TINS FOR  32c  49c  37c  < Don't   foorget   to  read  Coast News Classified.  The  EASTER NOVELTIES HAVE MOVED FAST, BUT,  YOU STILL HAVE A CHOICE AT UNION STORE  TklS STORE CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY  -IS Different J  HALL"WELtS  THIXOTROPIC ALKYD  no dripping-no splattering���no me$&  Unlike liquid types ol enamel, Marshall-Wells Thbcotropic Alkyd  JELLenamel has the consistency of rich, thick cream. Turns to  liquid state when spread with brush or roller ... splattering and  . dripping are virtually eliminated!  YOU'VE NEVER USED AN  ; ENAMEL LIKE IT BEFORE!   **^i  , f% Won't settle in the can ... needs no mixing.  Leftovers stay fresh and usable for years.  ,'��� Won't sag or run. Brushes or rolls on far  easier than ordinary enamel.  # Practically odorless ��� Use inside  or out on woodwork, walls, cabinets, furniture, metal, masonry  or wood. Unbeatable durability  and washability.  a  mk&  704*,  BeOtdt/W THE GALLON FOR ALL YOUB PAfRTIHS SEilfSl  ^ ER&t ^ P 3 &\  ft*3*��-. W&  . fiJ�� WV?# A_t& wM. W^  _, M&p'  W ��f ��-*!_, fe % f&_a  Phcite 51        Sechelt Though     hopelessly      blind  himself, L.P. Lainesse, reviewer-in-chief in the Quebec blind  allowances office in Montreal,  ���has helped 79 others.to regain  their sight.    He lost his sight  when he was seven years old,'  but became  a    lawyer,    then  joined  the  Quebec  civil     service,    where    he    administers  the affairs  of the     province's  sightless. He directs the-feder-:.'  al-provincial V plan     whereby,  sightless persons  are  operated  upon -if there appears to ..be' a  chance  of restoring .their  vision. He    and    his    secretary,  Pierette Gauthier, y encourage  the sightless. t0 under take the  ���operations which are paid for  toy the. government/  Director has  Roberts Creek Credit Union  JOIN NOW  Savings Loans  See Your Secretary * 7  Sechelt   55Q Gibsons  24H  Murdoch's  NOW Has  the Agency  ���<- Ayx ���."������������ for"  ;....- 7V77V;:Vv:  EyiNRUpi  MOTORS  Come in and price  the, Model you Need ,  TAKE   ADVANTAGE   OF  OUR FREE DELIVERY  on FRANCES PENINSULA  or MADEIRA PARK Areas.  on orders of $5 or Over  MURDOCH      Phone  3F  MARINE       Pender  SUPPLY        Harbour  Concerning the coming production of "Our y Town" on  April 20th, Something should  be said of the' struggles of the  High   School   drama   class   ori  taking on this challenge.  There were many problems  which had to be overcome.  .-Foremost was that of-..casting.  The Director, Mr. Farhcombe  spent considerable time in trying out students to find those  best suited to ��� the characters.;  Stage presence, attitude, cooperation, and ability were  taken into consideration in  each case. > ���  yThe next problem was ...that  oftVeach^student developing his  rol^/'Much time was*spent by  own part or mellowing intcyhis  ea<?h student in,. memoming  lines, delivering them in the  right manner, and perfecting  stage movements.  ���Transportation .problems  arose. As the time alloted  7byy classV periods was not  enough, evening practices became/necessary to make suit:  able progress. Of those taking  part, ihanywere from Sechelt,  Roberts Creek and - Hopkins  Landing, making it" difficult  for students to attend rehearsals. Fortunately', most were  able id stay with friends in. Gibsons.   ���."     ' \y'- , .' ;'..."'-'-;-Vy  As for other problems, both  students and teachers have offered help in stage. lighting,  ccsturning, making programs  and in advertising, relieving  some of the strain from Mr.  Farncombe and the cast.  With the deadline approaching, rehearsals have become  more intense, but the cast is  enjoying every bit of it. Their  only hope is that the audience  will enjoy it 6n opening night  as much as they have in/the  last few w-2e'_..   .  IT TAKES ALL SORTS  Botanists say that flowers  do best when there is variety in  the garden. Flowers of the  type do not get on well to-  * gether; different kinds stimulate each other. People are  like that, while we complaih  that there is variety ��� among  people, yet it is the spice of  life and it would be a queer,  uninteresting world if there  was too much sameness; even  in the same families, it is a  good thing to have differences  in temperament and disposition. We hear a good deal about  ''family likenessi'; hut the  thing that interests me is the  amount of "family unlike-  ness." Looking at some children in a family, it is hard to  believe they had the same parents.  *     *     *  It" is better- for 8all, of us to  recognize the fundamental differences, among us and to live  and let live. All the tyrants of  ���history have been men - and  women - who wanted everybody to think and. act as they  did'. It takes all sorts of people  to make a world and intolerance is a -foolish and vicious  quality.  When - Jesus chose his disciples they were totally different types; John, Peter,  Philip, Thomas, and! the others  all had their characteristics  and were frequently at variance with each other. They  were alike in their devotion  to Jesus, but that ��� was about  the only thing they had in  coramon.    *'  We have a good illustration  .of the need for toleration  in7  this Old Testament, story: The  armies of Israel and the Phil- ,  istine wei"e encamped opposite  each other, yet    neither    was  prepared for an attack. There  was in ancient times what appears toV us 7a strange custom  7:. by which  battles were  sometimes decided by  a duel    between two champions. This was  the situation as the armies yofy  Israel and Philistia' faced each  ���'. Ottiefey;--''     V^-V . .'��� .:;T#V V ."' .   '^yy.  Th]e/Philistine champion Was  the giant Goliath^ yand Israel  had ho warrior to . match  against him. For days the arrogant gia!nt paraded before,  the Israelites, jibing them and'  1 taunting them for their cowardice. But who was there  among them to face such a  monster? It was a humiliating  situation, but the facts had to  be faced, and there was no  man in Israel, not even King  Saul, big though he was, who  appeared to have a ghost of a  chance. y  y Then came young David,  fresh from the hills around  Bethlehem, where he had been  tending his father's flocks.  David came to visit his broth-  , ers and quickly, sensed tlie situation. He offered to fight the  giant Goliath. He    was    little  more than a boy, but he was  eager, fearless, and confident.  * At first King Saul did not  take the young volunteer seri-  iusly. He scarcely welcomed  the suggestion. But when he  was    convinced    that     David  ��� wanted to meet Goliath, he  gave his consent. Saul had  only one idea of a soldier's  battle - that equipment, courage, and skill determined the  outcome.' Saul would have  agreed with the saying Napoleon quoted many centuries  later: "God is on the' side of  the heviest .battalions." Be-  leiving that,. Saul was determined that David should have  the best possible equipment.  He .sent for his own heavy  suit pf armor; a coat of mail,  a helmet of brass, and the  heavy sword he wag accustomed to wield. The shepherd'  lad was probably too shy: to  protest^ but when the armor  was placed upon him, he  knew   it was  nothing but  an  .; encumberance. It did not fit  him: It impeded his movements. It would have been all  right for a big man like King  Saul, but for David it was a  hinderance. "I cannot go with  these", he said, "For I have,  hot proved them." He had the  Totem Room  opens Friday  The dining room at the Village Coffee Shop is nearing  completion. It is to be known  V as the Totem Room, inspired  .by a Totem carved by Dan  .7'Paul of Sechelt,. who is now  in his  80's.  The  walls  are  in   parakeet,  with  blaze  trim    and    woodwork. Seating    capacity    will  be about 40 Mrs. Laidlaw says,  and diners will be    seated    at  .^tables   but" for ' special parties  .or blub banquets, the    tables  can be moved into larger ones  There is separate access from  V.the.kitchen to the dining room,  Vand a side; entrance to the;din-  ^i-fl ^roomf      ,'y?;' 7f!       ':���'���;  7|For theVopening of the renovated Parker's Hardware,6....  :n&s:V&aidlaw of "the Village"  Coffee Shop, opened the new  Totem Room for the staff and  jMfarshall Wells visitors . and  assistants at noon on Friday,  at dinner Friday night, and  again on Saturday.  This new dining room  opens for regular patrons on  March 30, during the luncheon  and dinner hours, and by special arrangements for special  parties and functions.  courage and the good sense to  lay them aside. Clad in his  shepherds dress, with five  smooth stones and the sling he  knew how to use, he "went  forth to meet the haughty  Goliath. .  He brought the giant to the  ground by a stone slung into  the forehead, and when the  Philistines saw their champion slain they were dismayed and fled in disorder. David  conquered because he was  himself. He did things in his  own way. He was not willing  to be an imitation of Saul.  That is something for us to  remembers Of the many millions of people in this  world  Coast News   March 291956.  7  no two are alike. Jesus' chose  twelve disciples, and they  were very different. Let us all,  like David, have courage to be  natural.  It is a great mistake in trying to make all people act  alike; let people behave in the  manner that is natural . for  them.  Our quotation is by Paul:  "We have many members in.  one body but all members  have not the same office."  When you shop say you saw  it in The Coast News.  SECHELT LEGION HALL  Tuesday April 3  t  ROBERTS CREEK LEGION HALL  Wednesday April 4  GIBSONS SCHOOL HALL  Friday April 6  AT 8 P.M.  "My constituents are cordially invited"  go through  call by number  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered    Accountant  > 1045   West Pender  St.  TAtlow  1954  VANCOUVER 1,   B.C.  Long Distance is fast���often twice as fast  ���when you call by NUMBER. Here's  why. By giving the operator the out-of-town  NUMBER���rather 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.  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY  Police Court     CHAIN  See    The  COAST NEWS  for  ing  Witnesses to  hold   meeting  Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Walters will attend a three day convention of Jehovah's Witnesses in North Vancouver Memorial Community Centre, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Tney will be staying at the  home of John Walters in Vancouver. Mr. Walters announced there would be 25 members  from this area who will participate *in the activities.  ��� This assembly is one of a  serieS"-fpr the purpose of giving advanced training in  Christian  ministry   and     over  ,1,000 are expected to attend.  The highlight will bejhe pub-  - lie lecture^ Sunday entitled  "Consulting God on World  Affairs"- by ,A.F. Danley," western organizer for the Witnesses.  Mr. John R. Risby of Gibsons will give a talk on public  speaking.  Magistrate Johnston imposed a fine of $25 and costs upon  Dennis. Menhinick of Powell  River for driving at 40 miles  an hour through the 25 mile  zone at Selma Park; a fine of  $10 and costs to a juvenile  * for a similar offense at Wilson Creek, and Stanley Tyson  $25 and costs for speeding in  Wilson Creek.  Clarence Nygard of Halfmoon Bay, oh a charge of driving without due care and  attention, was dismissed.  George McDermott, whose  car ended up 50 feet in the  swamp behind Mr. Cooke's,  house in Sechelt was charged  with driving while his ability  was impaired, and fined $150  and costs.  Driving'a truck with a load  of logs improperly secured  with only one chain around  the load, Owen James Wheeler-, Prince George, was fined  $20 and costs.  Norman Englund of Granthams;1-Landing was fined $10  and costs, and a quanity - of  whiskey seized, when charged  with being intoxicated on  Gower Point Road. .   .,   .  R.L: Liste of Selma Park,  charged with driving while  his ability was impaired, was  dismissed.  IS YOURS BENT OR TWISTED?  Bring  it. In ����� Gordon  can  Make  It  JUST LIKE NEW  PENINSULA LOGGfNG SUPPLY, LTD,  ��� #  PHONE 11 SECHELT  ilSfe^  i ���--mii���*- M-"'" "  Box 238  3^H��3*^ "rvc^-i  ���_*__-.   . .���ti��� i v __h__|fc_z ��� - ^ ~^jl _-_-_-_-��- '"J_HJT"'~'"���'^J^Sy^i^^MM  '-..:��� Gibsons 132  Open  For  Business  BUYING ��� ��� SELLING  GIBSONS GENERAL SALVAGE  USED  PLUMBING - LOGGING - MILL - MARINE  AND BUILDING SUPPLIES  ALSO CAR TRUCK & CAT PARTS  WANTED - SCRAP METALS :��'L__,n*A_ii jhim.��  irB-mtamt-caLliiasci  8 Coast News March 29  1956  i  %  BY   ELSIE JOHNSON  Star games for the past  week at Sechelt Alleys were:  Ten Pin League, Gerry Gibbons 227, Neil Hansen 213,  Don Caldwell 202 and 200,  and Mike Whitaker 200; Gibsons Mixed, Ron Godfrey 323,  Joyce Connor 278 and May  Mayson 276; Pender Harbour,  Joe Feldes 332; Peninsula  Commercial, Helen Thorburn  288     and     279,     and    Frank  Wheeler 282; Sechelt Sports  Club, Chic Moorhouse 290:  Ball and Chain Allen Chester  325.  Ten Pin League: High three  Don Caldwell 566; high single, Gerry; Gibbons 227; high  team three, Peninsula Building 2425; high team single,  Peninsula Building  873.  Secheli Ladies: High three  Faye Hancock 671; high single, Jean Wyngaert 272; high  team three, Guttersnipes 2367;  high team single, Do or Dies  914 .  Gibsons Mixed: Women's high  three, Joyce Connor 773; women's high single, Joyce Connor 278; men's high three, Ron  i  TIC  There will Not  Be a  WELL-BABY CLINIC  in  Gibsons  Thurs.  April   5  Due to Public Health  Convention  The  Next  Gibsons  Clinic  ill  Be  Held  May   3  Dept. Public Health  TASELLA SHOPPE  Can Outfit Every Member  of the Family with all their  Needs in Clothing  Everything   from   Top  to   Toe!  Come  in  and Shop - or  Phone  29F Sechelt  FIR FIREWOOD  LARGE LOADS  $7.50 DEL. GIBSONS  $8.00 OUTSIDE GIBSONS  FIR SAWDUST  $6.50 DEL. GIBSONS  $7.00 OUTSIDE GIBSONS  SUCRE LUMBER Co Ltd.  PHONE GIBSONS 151  BIG and SMALL  WE'LL HAUL IT ALL!  We are  Now  Equipped to  Haul  Logs  Machinery  Constructional  Materials  CALL T  Godfrey  704; men's  high single,  Ron   Godfrey   323;   team  high    three,    Midway    3052;.  team high    single,    Mirabilia  1076. . :      , . '   >  Pender Harbour' Women's  high three, J. Reiter 533: women's high single, Shirley Leavens 227; men's high three,  Joe Feldes 737; men's high single, Joe Feldes 332; team high  three, Jolly Jokers 2516; team  high single, Lucky Strikers  941.  Port Mellon: Women's high  three, Forda Gallier 653; women's high single, Helen Claik  245; men's high three, Don  Dunham 637. men's high tingle, Don Dunham and Bruce  Campbell tied with'271;-team'  high three, Hotshots 2527;  team high single, Hotshots  893.  Pennisula Commercial: Women's high three, Helen Thorburn 700; women's high , single, Helen Thorburn 288;  men's high three, Bob 4 Kent  728; men's high single, Frank  Wheeler 282; team high three,  Parback- Logging 2745; team  high single, Parbak Logging  101-7.  Sechelt Sposrts Club: Women's- high three, Elsie Johnson 669; women's high single,  Elsie Johnson 261; men's high  three, Pio Vogrig 653; men's  high single, Chic Moorhouse  290; team high three, Kingpins 2743; team high single,  Holey Rollers  1022.  Ball and Chain: Women's  high three, Eve Moscrip 711;  women's high single, Eve Moscrip 260; men's high three,  Bert Sim 679; men's high single Allen Chester 325; team  high three, Wild Cats 2646;  team high single, Wild Cats  952.  Film  postponed  The -film on Gardening and  Poultry^ made - .available ." by  Buckerfields, and spSnsor^d  by the Kiwanis Club of Gibsons, will be shown on April  20, instead of April 6 as first  announced'.  Admission to the film showing is free, and coffee will be  served afterwards,    Mr.    Rae  Kruse announces.   : '  DUBOIS ������' LIEN  Miss Kirsteri Lien, daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. Arne Lien of  Port Mellon, and Behhie Dubois of Pender Harbour, were  quietly married in the United  Church at : Clcverdale, March  19, at 7.30 p.m.  ' JOHN J. DUNKIN  Doctor of Optometry  906 Birks: Building  VANCOUVER, B.C.  New group  Eight mothers whose children attend Stratford Kindergarten met at the home of the  leader, Mrs. Helen Galliford,  Roberts Creek to discuss matters of interest to the Kindergarten.  From this meeting a group  known as the Stratford Kindergarten Auxiliary was formed. Mrs. Galliford is president  and Mrs. Leslie . Jackson of  Wilson Creek, secretary:- treasurer. This should interest  parents of children attending  the school, or planning to attend.  ���Z4��  With A  DALKEITH SWEATER  from IRENE'S  HERE'S HILARIOUS  COMEDY, IN VISTA VISION  You're Never Too Young  �����, A Joyous Technicolor Laugh - Raiser, wilh  JERRY LEWIS and.DEAN MARTIN  THURSi MARCH 29, 7.30, FRIDAY MARCH 30, 7 & 9 p.m.  LEGION TEA  Roberts Creek Legion L.A.  has planned an Easter Tea in  the Legion Hall from 2 to 4  p.m. There will be home cooking, novelties, tea cup reading,  a bran tub for kiddies also a  door prize.  For Guarenteed  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs  CHRIS'S JEWELERS  Work   done   on   the  Premises  Phone 96 Sechelt  RUN FOR COVER  Starring JAMES CAGNEY, VIVECA LINDFORD and  JOHN DERIClt  A Western in Vistavision and Technicolor  ^ (New Serial starts at the Matinee)  SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2 p.m., 7 & 9 p.m.  .  GENEVIEVE  A Romantic Comedy, involving racing cars  JOHN GREGSON. DANA SHERIDAN, KAY KENDALL  EASTER MONDAY, 2 and 7.30 p.m.  GIBSONS THEATRE  Sechelt News  BY MRS. A. A. FRENCH  Mrs. E.E. Redman, and.Mr.;  and Mrs. Art Redman of New  Westminster are visiting in Sechelt for a few days.  The DePencier Evening Circle has organized /a young  persons' group, for those from.  12 to 15 .years. Fifteen young  people joined the first even*  ing's fun, with a record play-,  er on. loan from Mr. Ben Lang.  Marda Walker is president of.  the group, and Roberta John-  sifbn, secretary-treasurer; Meetings will be held every second  Friday '-ry.  The executive committee. of ,  St. Hilda's Guild were entertained at tea by Mrs. L.F.  Scott last week. Mrs. C.G.  Lucken, Mrs. A. Dawe, Mrs.  W. Uttley, Mrs. F. Postlethwaite and Mrs. N. Macklin  were present.  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Oike recently went to Vancouver to  attend a wedding.  Mrs.fe W.O. Youngson and  Mr. O.K. Engen : have both  been   reported  ill  Mr. and Mrs. O.K. Engen  were pleasantly surprised recently by the arrival of Mr.  and Mrs. Fedlian from Fair-  dale, North Dakota.  Mr. and Mrs. W. Joe are being congratulated on the birth  of a  daughter.  @S^ftitH_2����!  I   -"  I'--  t'  I  i  -i^��^H!Bs&JL>ii^MS��=-  I  I  Take Advantage of These  special low prices on  Frigid aire  ELECTRIC STOVES  30" FRM3IDAIRE RANGE  RV 38 ��� Reg. $339.95  SPECIAL x$2W: xy  Mode-1 WV3J-7- R-g..$319.95  Special $269  1 REFRIGERATORS  7.6 cu. ft. - Reg. $299.95  SPECIAL $229  10.3 cu. ft. - Reg. $529,955  SPECIAL $399  If you're looking for something special for. yoiir wife  at EASTER -��� ��� ��� ACT QUICK!   Supplies are Limited.  m  u  yj, HARDWARE,  *  APPLIANCES  Phone 32  ���T**5��lft___-^T?<33_______-��^!  Gibsons  MORE GOOD USED CARS'.  f  Phone Gibsons 143  Vancouver ��� TA 6625  Garden Bay  By Judith Fletcher  <*qBPBBHHMH^H0HHBHBHBBnMnHBHfHMBH__R-_____-___P  Mrs. Bud Insley and child,  of Vancouver, have arrived in  Pender Harbour to live - at  Garden Bay.  Doug Joy of Vancouver,  made a business trip to Pender  Harbour  last  week.  Mrs. Pat Cotton has returned to Pender Harbour after  spending the winter in Vancouver and has , reopened her  fishing lodge at Sakinaw  Lake.  Mrs. Alan Bruce and Baby  son have returned home from  Vancouver.  Mrs. Alan Schoular has returned to Pender Harbour after spending the past "two  weeks in Vancouver. !  Mr. and Mrs. B. Holden of  Texada Island, were recent  visitors to Vancouver.  W.P. Pieper is on a business  trip   to Vancouver.  The B.C. Power ' Commission has completed the line to  Madeira Park and have started servicing the homes and  business establishments. The  Canadian Legion was one of1  the first to be connected and  a celebration was held Saturday to commemorate the event.  1950 Oldsmobile, Radio, Heater. A  clean car reduced to sell      $ 1215.00  1951 Ford, Radio & Overdrive  Good clean car, good rubber $   895.00  2-1950 Ford V4 Ton Pick-Ups, Heater  Good running condition $   525.00  1950 Oldsmobile Convertible  Radio and Heater $ 1,000.00  1948 Willys Jeep Station Wagon $   525.0fr  1951 Pontiac Sedan - Sale Price $   995.0G>  1951 Chev. Sedan, Heater,  New Paint Job.  1951 Austin A-40  A Nice  Clean Car  $'���   995.00'  $   650.  SPECIAL BUYS FOR LOGGERS  1 SMALL  '54 LANDROVER, 6,000  Miles i  I LARGE '54 LANDROVER, 6,000 Miles  A Good Buy at $900 I A BARGAIN AT $1,500.  This weeks customers eligible for Bonus Appliance Draw:;  D. LITSTER F. READ  TICKETS WILL BE DRAWN FOR OUR BIG BONUS DRAW /  SUNDAY APRIL 1, ff AM  We know the Loggers are getting back to work.  See Us for LOGGING EQUIPMENT REPAIRS  AND ALL MACHINE SHOP^WORK.  Your Ford    Monarch Dealers  PHONE 64  gECHELT


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