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Array Published in Gibsons. B.C.  Volume 10 Number 20  May  17.   1956.  Serving the Growing  Sunshine Coast  from Squamish  Jo Pender Harbour  QUEEN ROBERTA JOHNSON     QUEEN   CORINNE   WILSON  Sechelt prepares  for biggest May Day  A lively, fast-moving and  colorful May Day is planned  for Sechelt on May 21. The  Committee is busy making all.  kinds of arrangements for a  big day of races and sports,,  ball games, a big parade with  floats and queens and ' costumes, bigger, brighter and  livelier than ever.    *  Mrs. Sam MacKenzie is  busy witli arrangements along  with the help of her committee members.  There will be the crowning  of the two young May Queens,  one representing, the Sechelt;  Elementary school, the ��� other  the Indian Residential - school.7  This ceremony will be cbhduct-  ed at the/ Reserve Grounds,in.  the  Secli^lt Indian  Village.  The big parade will be  marshalled by Bill Smith of  Sechelt, and will move off  from the Elementary school  grounds ot 2 p.m., travelling  through the village and along  the waterfront, then to the  sports grounds.  The Naval Cadet band from  Vancouver will lead the parade  and provide band' music  through tlie afternoon, as in  past.years.y  7 ��� It is expected there -will be  floats from all parts of the  Peninsula.r All those entering  should secure forms from Bill  Smith at th^ Village Bakery,  and; have them completed end'  returned to him byTnoon, May  19j so that 7 positions may be  planned arid ali 7 arrangements  complete.     '   . y.  Village tax notices in mai  il  Gibsons village tax notices  are now in; the mail and the  ���mill rate this; year is ;16,the  ���sam^asy Jas;t ^ye^iCj^etel.is^a;  slight increase in the school  mill rate yvvhicli under new  provincial legislation the -village has to collect from how "on  The school mill rate is 11.8  compared to 10.26 last year.  This is less than one mill increase.  This was announced at Tuesday night's village commission meeting by clerk Robert  Burns. /..'���.  Proper no parking signs  will be placed opposite; the  Fire Hall to warn ferry traffic. At the request of the RC:  MP., the problem of general  traffic at tlie post office, Shell  Oil, regarding parking methods  was debated, but the argument was dropped for the  time being. Cief point was  whether there should be angle   or parallel parking.  The Commission granted the  Sunshine Coast Boy Scouts  Association $10 towards its  drive for funds to assist scouting.  Accounts totalling $958.61  were ordered paid. In this  amount $298.57 went toy the  water department; $310.87 to  roads; $246.93 to fire 7 protection and $102.30 for general  expense.  They Problem of vessels tying up at the municipal dock-  was brought up and it was decided to give the owners of the  vessels notice to stop the  practice owing to the danger to  children.  Garbage disposal was discussed and it was pointed cut  that the village at present has  no garbage dump but is trying to obtain one. Negotiations  are underway to obtain a plot  for a' garbage dump.  Clerk Burns is to write the  Department of.Agriculture for  information concerning including Gibsons Village in a Herd  bylaw covering adjacent areas  as well.  To remove a bottleneck en  School road', a corner of the  Beamish property will' be purchased for $300 in order to  straighten out that section.  Roads Commissioner Ballentine reported school road now  ditched to the top    end'    and  two culverts replaced,   j Poles  on the roadway will be moved  .   off the    roadway.     Cochrane  y road hai-vbeeni^aded, .iUTrue-v  ^"^&^fq^'^raaed /.and ditched,  Bay   road   graded   also   Headlands, road. Other roads to be  flushed have also been graded.  Water    sprinkling     regulations from June  1  to August  31 will go. into effect again by  order of the  Village Corrimis-  siori.       y   ,     ';:..���:.- / -  $14,200 in  new homes  Applications for building  permits to a total value of $14,-  200 were received and granted  by the' Village Commission at  Tuesday nights meeting, Permits granted were:  Alex Sommers, $8,000, 28x-  32 four room home with basement.  R. Emerson, $3,300 25x25  four room dwelling.  Walter Peterson, $2,500 addition to home consisting of a  car port and guest house.  E.S. Lovell, $400 8x12 addition to house.  Wanderer  is located  A large search party under  Cpl. John Morrison RCMP  Gibsons combed the woods  several hours late Tuesday for  Harold Hincks of Victoria,  who had been missed from the  home of his son, Ozzie Hincks,  .since early afternoon. He was  found about 10.30 p.m.  Mr. Hincks had gone for a  walk with the family dog about  2 p.m. When he did not return about five, Mr. and Mrs.  Hincks started looking for  him. Police were notified about  6.30  p.m. '  Mr. Hincks was found in  the woods . between Honeymoon Lane and the Gower  Road, almost directly opposite  the John Coleridge home, but  about half a mile in the woods.  Mr. Hincks was reported  tired, as he usually was out  for only an hour or two. He  had evidently taken several  falls, but otherwise showed no  serious  effects  ox the mishap.  Clowhom Fall power generating  station  may  be  stepped'  up tenfold according to plans  under  consideration  by     B.C.  Electric.  This was announced at last  week's dinner at Sechelt by  BCE officials for the Sunshine   Coast.  The announcement was made  by J.H. Steede, chief engineer  ' for the company, who after  the function explained the  matter had to have approval  of the Public Utilities: Commission. He added that' investigation of the project is continuing. Clowhom is at present  on a 3,000 kw basis and BCE  want to make it 30,000 kw.  REST  discussing immediate pros-,  peets as regards power he said'  that until October present  power facillities will be utilizf  ed but when the service comes  through fcom Che'ekeye to  to Powell River the whole  area between those points will  be co-ordinated tq provide service. There will be three transforming stations, one'at Wood-  fibre; another at Port Mellon  arid a third at Sechelt. There  will be two sub-stations, one  at Gibsons and the other in  the Pender Harbour area.  ��� Mr. Steede expressed pleasure at being able to attend'  the function and said the entry of B.C; Electric in*' this  area meant a great deal to they  company and he hoped it  * would1 be a long standing assoy  eiatiori of great benefit 7to 7 all;  7, concferi^d5fe,Hey4welt s:ori;!' -the|  "'gTrO'wii^^ great1'  er need' for7 more power ��� being experienced in British: Columbia, y V  F."H. (Bob) Normintori, district manager at Sechelt was  chairman and he introduced  head> table consisting of , Mr.  Steede, Otto Zwanzig, ��� general  sales manager, BCE; Mrs.  Christine Johnston, chairman  of Sechelt's village commission, Royal Murdock of Pender Harbour Board of Trade  and A.E. Ritchey, chairman of  Gibsons village  commission.  Other company men present  were W.F. Miles, . assistant  chief engineer: G.F. Greene,  executive assistant to the  Chief engineer; C.A. Manson,  assistant sales "manager; Ted  Fox, special representative; F.  Nosworthy, Powell River area  manager; W. Jarrett, Powell  River operations manager; also Ted Greene and Neil Mc-  Kelvie of the public relations  department.  There were also seven former B.C. Power Coriimission  employees taken over by BCE:  Mrs. I Gilbert, G. Reeves, A-  Therrien, Colin Wingrave, W.  Billingsley/ H.E. Nelson and  J.M. Rogers:  Mr. Zwanzig, general sales  manager discussed the BCE  setup as it concerned' consumers and said that when paying  bills in Gibsons area they will  be accepted ' and applications  for power can be made at  Lang's Drug Store in Gibsons  while at Sechelt they will be  paid into the company's office  there, the office formerly used by the B.C. Power Commission.    ,'���*'.'  He said BCE had trained  people to help on problems in  either the home, shop or barn.  The only customer BCE wanted, he said, was a satisfied  customer and added BCE could'  not prosper .unless its customers prospered.  Mr. Zwanzig urged appliance  dealers   to   get   busy   so  58th.  ANNIVERSARY  ���Mrs. -A.-Willander left Finland ori the 25th' of May; 1898,  fifty eight years, agG and she  has never been back. She is  the last one living of nine  children.  ���?' 'that when full power -is . on  ���j they, will be able to-sell all  y types of electric appliances.  7 He urged them to become  yrtiore efficient in their, raeth-  ��� ods of selling such appliances.  "; 3CE, he said, was interest-  ;1 ed in seeing, that homes had ad-  '.'' equate wiring and the com-  y pany would help appliance  y dealers in trying to eliminate  this bottleneck. ;  /; Enumerating various ser-  j vices     BCE    provides,    Mr.  Zwanzig mentioned the home  service staff which operates to  make the home a better place  in which to live. The commercial staff - would help merchants tb attract more custom  mers. There were also -staff  members who worked on farm  problems and there was- also  an industrial representative.  These were all trained people  he said, to help all to utilize  their power to> the best advantage.  Guests who spoke were Mrs.  Johnston  for the Sechelt vil-  response improving  y\    The financial  drive  da the  Sunshine   Coast   to. meet   the  needs of Boy Scouts and. Cubs  -'������ for  the  year  has readied its  7 halfway mark with Port Mel-  ..7. Ion  a  long way out in front  for district'   contributions    to  '".��� date.  ���  However people of this dis-  y  trict './can'- help pull up   their  7 total by visiting the Shell Oil  X Service station, Monday, May  ,i   28 arid filling up the car gas  tank: on a. cash basis because  four r and - one-half    cents     of  every gallon sold on this bas-  y is will be contributed to the  yl Scout Fund'.  'y This has been arranged  y through the , courtesy of J.  7: Schutz, Shell distributor; W:  ��� 77 Gree, district representative  A, for I Shell Oil and Fred Crow-  //.hurst 73nd Cliff Conner oper-  :^:^rs7rif't^"Sh^,,:Seryice Sta-.  ^^ori.-Kiwanis^  project and members cf the  club will be on hand to give  you super-service at the service station. So fill your tank  and remember ��� on a cash  basis.  The Port Mellon Investiture  was held' at Camp Byng May  10, Assistant Scout Leaders  who took the promise were: L.  Bready and A. King. Scouts  ' were D^ Latham, C. Johnson,  L. Simpson, M. Iverson, D.  Donan, and J. Stewart.  Mr. R. Gill and Mr. X Latham of the Group Committee  attended.  There will be a meeting oi  Visitors tour  Sunshine Coast  Several groups of people  . connected with the tourist and,  information business have travelled the Sunshine CoasS, and'  Powell River areas, becoming  acquainted with accommo��Ja-  tion and recreatica resources  of- the district.  On April 29 and 30, Mr. and  Mrs. Al, McReady of the news^  paper Portland Or^gomaii  gathered material for an article with the theme- "Northern  End of Highway 9S^'. They  went fishing, but.only caught  cod, unfortunately. Bill McAfee of Gibsons, OHie Sladey  arid John Haddock of Madeira  Park looked after them.  Another party on May 5  and 6 included representatives  . from the .Vancouver Tourist  Association, the As& Mr. Foster travel agency, Vancouver;  Imperial Oil Touring Service,  Kathleen Elliott Vacation and  the Pacific Stage Lines information service, who were entertained by Mr/ McAfee and  Danny Smith of Gibsons. Qllie  Sladey' focfc the party about  Pender Harbour, in his speedboat.  The next party ,on Peninsula  four on May 12 was from Vancouver Tourist Association,  Shell Travel, Standard Travel^ Ask Ms. Fester of Vancouver and- Seattle, Automobile Clubr Pacific Stages and  Chilliwack Board of,.. Trade.  Blackball Ferries sponsored  the  graups.  the Sunshine Coost Boy Scouts  Association Tuesday, May 22,  when the financial campaign  will be reviewed and necessary  steps taken to wind up the  campaign.      ,  There will be a dance in  Port Mellon on. Saturday, May  26, the. proceeds from which  will be in aid of the Boy  Scouts and ^Cubs.  Port Mellon Scouts. visited  Gibsons Scouts on May : '��� 8,  winding up the visit with a  ball game.  lage commission -who saifi  that "housewives would love  you in view of what we had  passed   through  before".  Mr. Murdock for Pender  Harbour Board of Trade outlined' efforts his area liaS  made to get power, starting in.  1949. It-, was now welcorhe relief; he said, not to have to attend one's own lighting plant  morning noon and night. ������ He  welcomed BCE to the area an5d  added that the acquisition <d��  power was a great boon to an  isolated  community.  Mr. Ritchey added his congratulations and offered words  of sincere appreciation to* the  outgoing Power Commission.  The function,- attended' by  some 40 persons was held in  Sechelt Inn and they sat down  after a cocktail hour to a sav1-  ory steak dinner.  are  dedicated  The little Port Mellon Community Church was crowded  for  the Mother's Day. service  arid Canon Oswald. It was the  occasion of the dedication of  the flags of the first Port Mel-  Ion Guide Company.  , . The flag was presented to  Canon Oswald fcr dedication  by standard bearer Donna  Harris attended by bearers,  Janet Swanson and Barbara  Norman. After tlie ceremony  they were given to the charge  of Patrol Leader Peggy Gill  and her bearers, Gail Greggain and Kay Louden. Guides  sang the Prayer from Hump-  erdinck's Hansel and Gretel.  in place cf the anthem. The  address was given by Rev E.  Kemp.  Mrs. Labonte, captain of  Srst Gibsons Guide Company  and Mrs. Rae Kruse, Brown  Owl to the Gibsons Brownie  Pack attended the service.  The beautiful carnations and  tulips .with -which the church  was decorated were donated'  by the Guides and Mrs. C.B.  Davies. Following the service  Sowers were presented the  Guide and Brownie Godmothers, Mrs. A. Greggain and Mrs.  C Graham who were prevented from attending by illness  and to Mrs. Oswald, Mrs.  Kemp and Mrs. Manton the  badge secretary cf the Local  Association.  Three pfays at  Roberts Creek  The Penmsala Players, who  are holding their plays Fri-  ��Say in the Roberts Ceek Hall  (not the Wilson Creek hall),  want to make sure everyone  will know about the bus leaving Sechelt at 7.30 p.m. to  take them to Roberts Creek  for the performances.  Anyone with fractured ribs  is advised to have them well-  taped before attending the  plays as they are said to be  funny.  AT GRADUATION  Mrs. W.B. Coates spent a  few days in Vancouver attending graduation of her granddaughter Margaret Higginbot-  tom R.N. General Hospital, at  the armories at the university.  -A   GLEN WICKLUND;  ?vv;^lp/h^ School'  student selected 'one of three  delegates from Canada to attend the Junior Red Cross international convention' ire  Maryland this summer. Funds  are being raised to help finance the trip through the Junior Red Ctpss in Gibsons.  owiers  get prizes  The second annual combined Bowling Banquet herd 'in  Roberts Creek Hall Sat, May  12, was a great success.  A turkey dinner catered by  Mrs. Anne Gary, was served''to  180 guests. The tables were  decorated .with spring flowers,  , bowling pins and balls, coloreS  hats, and-place cards  Orv Moscrip, as '"master of  ceremonies, kept events .'moving in smooth order.  Following dinner the 'trophies were presented by '*ihe  three Leagues lakiwg part.  First, Eve Mcscrip, 'President  of the Sechelt Ladies YLeague,  presented trophies, calling on  Mrs. Gus Crucil sr. and Elsie  Johnson to assist.  Sam MacKenzie, president  of the Sechelt Sports Giiifc,  presented trophies and uallfed  on Lawrence Crucil and Phyllis Waddell to assist. The r the  Ten Pin League trophies were  presented by Leo Johnson,  president, and he asked Jack  Nelson to assist him.  The Standard Motors Troplty  an award to the winning team.  of all the five pin leagues' on  by Mickey Coe to the Captain  the Peninsula was presented  of the D-8's, Pio- Vogrig.-bf- tlie  Sechelt 'Sports  Club.  Dorothy Smith bowling alley manager, presented the  trophies to these star'bovMers  for the year: Women's, Eve  Moscrip; men's five-pin, Orv  Moscrip and men's ten phy  Don Caldwell.  Orv Moscrip thanked Lawrence Crucil, chairman of the  banquet co.'";Tiittce and his-  committee members for thai;  many hours of work in making  the banquet a success. After  the hall wns cleared, dancing  followed to ihe rnuiio of the  Port McJ-'c-i Orchcstrr �� w ���*  t)   #3   , al'soc  IV  oast wsmz  V Published ky Sechelt Peninsula News Lld��  every Thursday, a* 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.  Bo*7128. Gibsons,' B.C. Phone 45Q  iSothorized Second' Class Mail, Post Office Department, Ottawa;  73ates of Subscription: 12 mos., $2;    6 mos., $1.25;   3 mos., 75cv  /JScaied Stales and Foreign. $2.50 per year. 5c per copy.  Among the many misconceptions regarding our forests and  tfaeir administration, perhaxs^ the most widely ^ a^r>?'ted, and  aertainly the most fallacious, cluster around the meaning of the  tferm "forest  conservation".  With May 19-26 designated as "Forest Conservation Week",  attention is focused on conservation and its significance in the  ssstional economy.  Today we find a great many people labelling themselves as.  aaaservationists in order to set up a smoke screen behind which  ���^���promote their own selfish interests over those of the majority.  The true conservationist .must be a man who, recognizes that  asmservation means* wise use. He should realize that, through  aaseful management,  our renewable natural resources can be  ^eofitably harvested today to the maximum benefit of himself  msl his community while still leaving a growing stock that will  ssjaiure into timber of equal or even better quality tomorrow.  .Multi-use of our forest resources can be and is carried out  ���jESEEessfully in such a manner that we consume and at the same  tg&asr protect our woods, waters and wildlife. The nicest thing  as&swit all this froin the viewpoint of the general public is that  a.,��anservationist need not be a highly skilled specialist. He can  ��&&: Mr. Average Citizen who seeks all of the facts  and eval-  yaEGtes them carefully in the light of his appreciation that "com-  SKnration means wise use" ��    ���.  Reduced to its simplest terms, conservation means maintaining a forest in a state of: maximum production  There  are  two  basic  attitudes  towards   forest  utilization,  cms. destructive, the other productive. The former regards the  iSaaest as a" mine to be worked out and abandoned. The latter  sees it as a tree farm, yielding annual crops and under proper  ^administration, capable of renewing itself in perpetuity.  To leave a mature forest untouched would be as stupid and  sitortsighted as to leave a field, of ripe corn unharvested. In  ^ijsnserving" a fcrest it is not the intention to protect the mate tree from the axe, but to preserve the forest as a whole  .iann" decimation by fire, insects and disease, as well as from  wasteful logging methods, and to maintain it as a flourishing  SHroductive ,unit.  While most of the aims of the conservationist may only be  ssoiMeved through the co-operation of the forester and the for-  *as& industries, the man-in^the-street can also contribute, partic-  ���ajaarly when, in the role pf motorist, camper, or hiker, he in-7'  ���aades the-woods on holiday bent: For him, the important thing:  l& remember is, that; human carelessness is responsible for far  ttea many forest fires.  When you break camp, be sure your campfire is out. If you  3BBe a smoker, use that ashtray. Never forget that a carelessly  a��fecarded cigarette can be as destructive as an A-bomb when  -woods are tinder dry.  trst eiec  Who had  the first     power  plant     along    the     Sunshine  , Coast? When was it in operation?  These are interesting ques?  tions and in view of the  change-over from the B.C.  Power Commission toy the B.C.  Electric the .Coast News has  done some digging arid hereyis  what was discovered.  Private enterprise made several steps to provide power in  this area, beginning with Jim  Drummond sr., who <xwned  the first power plant, a Delco,  in 1927. In 1931, Mr. Drummond installed an automatic  cooler in the store, with Jim  Swan sr., doing the job. He  was the areas only electrician.  Between 1930 and 193)6,  Jim Swan and Ted Winegarden  surveyed and measured the  various streams on the Peninsula as potential power sources.  They put in the first Pelton  Wheel at Port Mellon during  this period. *  The Columbia Power Company came in 1938, and Mr.  Drummond has a copy of the  first contract drawn up between himself and that company in 1938. dated January.  Power came from a Diesel  plant just outside Sechelt, and  from a hydro installation on  Mission Creek.  This company served the  area from Gibsons to Selma  Park, and had about 50 customers.  .   The  British Columbia Power Commission took over from  the Columbia Power Company  in  1945,  with Bob, Cooke  as  the     resident    engineer.     He  came to the Commission from  the Canadian Navy. Jack Newman  was   the  electrician   for  the whole area until his death.  Several  people   were   interested,  either commercially or  privately   in: ������ power    development. At one time, Dick Cooper, had the. right of way leased  from Gibsons for- a    private  power  soyurce  from   a   Pelton  Civil defence public issue  The federal government's  jget in civil defence iri main-  Sjfc- tt* co-ordinate provincial  ^afens with the over-all plan of  tfise country. It must provide  aSssection, assistance, training.  y-S&A, as Health Minister Paul  "Jfertin has said, "civil defence  tasnnot  be  imposed   from  the  Under Canada's constitutional setup, the job of crgan-  gmaig the civilian population so  ?&al it can protect itself in  ��e��ent of a disaster, falls to  (2BH& level of government, fed-  asal,   provincial,   municipal.  The federal government  *r��cognized the need of civil  . $yfence in Canada as far back  33S 1948 when it appointed F.  IE; Worthington as federal civil! defence co-ordinator. At  tSei time civil defence came  sassier the jurisdiction of the  gfepartment of National De-  &mce. It was switched, to the  ^Department of Health and  ISFelfare, with Mr. Martin as  tSte responsible cabinet min-  Tsste:,   in  1951.  It was agreed that the feder-  ���M government would operate  �� central training school for  oivil defence specialists. The  '32snadian Civil Defence Col-  ���fege was established at Arn-  apior, Ont., 40 miles north-  Tsrsst of Ottawa. More than  ^tjOOO persons have been train-  asS by the federal civil defence  6Kganizatiqn so far and Canada  a��?w has 72,000 fultime CD.  workers ; including firemen,  ^satieemen, etc:, where riormal  32&S fulfill a CD. function and  3331,000 volunteers.  Courses are held at the col-  iifeige continuously except for  3&e month of August when it.  =xfcses for vacation. Its staff of  ssfeout 20, has given courses to  tscrliee chiefs, fire chiefs, doc-  tcrcs, industrial personnel and  many other groups from  across Canada.  Through the Health Depart-  7ment's information services  Sfee federal CD. organization  .-also has carried on an intensive educational campaign to  acquaint Canadians with the  importance and function of  sivil defence.  The  federal   government  is  responsible    for    co-operation  with United States CD. planners   and establishment of  , a  warning   system  to    tip    the  country of any possible enemy  attack. It is stockpiling medical supplies at strategic points  across Canada. It has provided  essential CD. equipment, training manuals and publications.  It agreed: to carry. out    research, on civil defence through  government reseach  establishments and to help the provinces  by   paying  one-third    the  cost  to   standardize  fire  hose  couplings.     Ontario,     Alberta  and British Columbia are the  only Provinces so far tov take  advantage    of    this    arrangement which makes it possible  for the  fire  equipment   from  one  town to be used  in' any  other town in the province.'  These are the chief functions of the federal CD. organization in peacetime. It would  also:  Co-ordinate interpnoMinciai  movement of aid to provinces  and municipalities and distribute the federal stockpile of  supplies.  Participate in decisions concerning emergency restoration  of communications, transportation and other essential  functions.  But in the words of Mr. Martin again.  "Senior governments can offer guidance, planning and financial assistance, but the successful prosecution of a civil  defence program depends, in  the last analysis, on the parti- -  cipation of individual citizens  and on community leadership."  wheel on a creek in the; Indi  an Reserve, which  served his  home and work.  Mr.   Bart h.o-1 o m e w,/ an  electrical engineer from/Vancouver surveyed all the pow-'  er sources from Langdon Creek  Creek to  Mission   Creek during the early 30's. Leith Murray of Columbia Pciwer often  came to the area. Mr. Drummond  recalls  sitting    in    the  home of the resident manager  for Columbia Power, the night  war   was  declared in   1939. ���  While this struggle for more  power was being carried cm  in the lower part of Sechelt  Peninsula,    private    power  plants were being installed in  Sechelt, whefei ���- the Union  Steamships had its -own plant,  and several small y private  plants were bought. Pender  Harbour people were becoming power conscious, totalling  power plants of  their own.  But this year, 1956, the  greater part of the Sechelt  Peninsula, has been serviced  with power, from Port Mellon,  to Pender Harbour and beyond. Many small branch lines  have been added with extensions in the woods and up the  mountain in all directions.  Mr. Cooke of the commission left the area and was succeeded by S.B. Howlett in  January, 1954, who. was manager from then up to April  30 of this year.  The B.C. Power Commission took over existing power  plants in this area on Sept. 1,  1945. At that time there were  337 users of power along the  coast. They got along with the  existing and additional power  sources until May, ^ 13, 1952  when power from Clowhom  was supplied.  The Clowhom project com-  ��� menced in September, 1950  and owing to delivery of equipment falling behind schedule  it was not until November 19- '  51 heavy equipment was unloaded. It was placed in position during December.  The initial stage of the development consisted of two  hydro - electric units each  of 1,500 kw capacity. The  transmission liije 22 miles  long was constructed across  mountainous arid heavily forested terrain and a sub-station  was built at Sechelt.  The  transmission  line from  Clowhom was placed in oper-  ation on May 13, 1952 and this  resulted in the closing down of  the Sechelt generating station  which the commission had tak-   i  en over frorn the Union Steam-   '  ship Lines and improved. During the year the sub-station at  Gibsons was increased in capacity from  112kva to 450 kva  and  the distribution   transfer-   ���  mer capacity increased byx223  kva.  Six miles. of primary    and   .  secondary poWer    lines    were  added to  the  system  in  1952    ���  and  there  were   133  services  /  added also  12    street    lights.    '  This was  the start  of  expan-   ���:  sion by the B.C. Power Commission  system in    the    area    ,  from Gibsons   to  Sechelt and;  beyond.     Greater     expansion  came in later years.  Incorporating the Sechelt.  sytem into the commission  system also brought with it an  extension of the radio-telephone system to include Clow-  home and Sechelt stations.  To* be able to write on the  troubles of the Pciwer Commission to keep power available right from the start until  B.C. Electric took over on  May 1 would require first  hand knowledge and would  also make interesting reading.  However readers will have to  imagine for themselves all that  was entailed in keeping- pow--  er iri operation through storms,  deep snow, people felling  trees the wrcng way and the  many other details that plague  a power system.  The Coast News has over the  months published articles in  which employees of the Power  Commission received due  praise but perhaps some fluent  writer among these employees  With knowledge of what occurred right from the start could  settle down and Write some  real history - if he only would.  When the Power Commission took over there were 337  users of power. When they  turned the system, over to B.  C. Electric, there were approximately 2,054 with, something  like 400 or moire being added  2     Coast News May 17 1956  during the last year. Its services at April 30, 1956 extended from..,.., Hopkins Landing  area" and bey olid/ right through  to- the Pender ^Harbour' area.  There?s- no b.jpte.rL.  place-for thosev'idjejj  unproductive dollars ;  than in Investors Mu-i  trial, Canada's largest-;,  mutual fund. For full j  information consulty  your Investors Syndi-f  oate ^representative/  Write or Phone  NEVILLE ASTLEY  District Manager  503-640 W. Hastings  Phone 7Marine ,.;52833  Vancouver 2, B.C.  Investors  .  mutual .��*. CAMAtA|'.L����.|  CanwJa't fargwt autuat'.J  [H(AO Officii WINNIffG ��� OFflCCS IK MINCIMt CIIM I  Insurance^ must'"'FIT*'  to be. of-greatest value  Be sure you have 'the  correct insurance   for your  needs.  N. Richard McKibbin  INSURANCE  25th Anniversary Year  Phone 42 Gibsons, B.C.  Support your Scout  Campaign for funds  Follow The Black Ball Flag!  FASTEST ACROSS THE STRAIT  NANAIMO  FERRIES LEAVE EVERY TWO HOURS ON THE  EVEN HOUR, 6 AiM.-MIDNIGHT,  FROM BOTH HORSESHOE BAY AND NANAIMO  IV. at 6am, 6,10; 12 noon,2 pm, 4,6,8, io, 12 mid.  (Daylight Sating Tlmt)  Black Ball Vancouver City ferry terminal is at Horseshoe  ;'Bay,-West-VshcouVifr,? minutes from downtown Vancouver  via Georgia Street, lions Gate Bridge and West. Shore, Drive.  Reservations NOT Needed  Passengers���Automobiles���Trucks  BLACKBALL  Young Man  with ���  Plan  Forest fire protection and  forest management in the 430-  square mile Canadian Army,  camp at Gagetown, N.B., is  the responsibility cf the Forestry branch, Department of  Northern Affairs and National Resources.  Don't   forget   to   read  Coast News Classified.  The  One of these days, Fred's going to take"  over the farm. Meanwhile, he's planning}  studying and working hard ;;; learning  tight on the job;  Already he's learned a lot about modem  farm management, and how a chartered  bank can play its part in making farm  living more comfortable, more profitable;  He has found, for example, how useful  the bank can be as a place to build up  savings, to obtain credit, to seek financial  advice and market information., He knows  that the bank manager's door is open  to everyone;  wnen you see a good-looking, well-ma  farm, chances are the feraier uses the  services the chartered banks have built  up for all Canadians.'  THE  CHARTERED  BANKS  SERVING YOUR  COMMUNITY'  r$ mmmm^msmi^^>fTausifmm^  The largest attendance .for  a Mother's: DJayi service at the  'Pentecostal Tabernacle, Gibsons was present in a combined' Sunday school and devo-  y tional service held last Sunday morning. r  7   A varied program was given  during which  corsages    were  presented to the    oldest   and  Tyouhgest mothers present,   as  well as toi the mother with the  </largest family and    also    the  mother of the youngest baby.  'yrThe  pastor spoke    on    the  7themer    "Parents    and    their  children."  Garden Bay  By Judith Fletcher  Charles E. Hole, Pender Harbour, has gone to Nanaimo  where he will spend the summer.  H. Brindle of Vancouver, is  -a   newcomer  to  the  Harbour.  Maj.  G. Jewson is    also    a  7 newcomer to the district and is  ' living  up. on    Agammemnon  Channel. *  J.P. Powling has moved  from Pender Harbour and is  now in Duncan B.C.  Len Fisher cf North Burnaby is spending a'' few days  fishing at West Lake and is a  guest of Westmere Lodge.  L. Heskins has moved from  Vancouver to Agammemnon  Channel area.  A. Martin, of the Hume and  Rumble Company has been  transferred to Buttle Lake.  Wilfred Crew, of Burnaby,  is registered at Westmere  Lodge.  Ed. Hascamp one of the  pioneers of Pender Harbour,  who has been living in Vancouver for the past couple of  years, has returned to Pender  Harbour and is building a number of houses on a subdivision  in Sakinaw Lake. Mr. Hascamp is building these houses  for sale and. reports a large  number    of     inquiries    from  'Vancouver people  wishing   to  buy summer homesherev      - ~-i-  Mrs. Eunice    Fineham    has"  opened her new lodge on the  highway near  Madeira    Park  : and reports that she is operating at capacity.  L. Roberts of Vancouver, is  here on a fishing holiday, as  is Charlie Fothergill. They  are registered at Westmere  Lodge where the fishing has  the past few weeks.  Bert Wilson of Powell River was a visitor to the Harbour  during the week.  Three of Pender Harbour's  young people narrowly escaped death on Tuesday last when  their fishing boat, the Poacher,  sprung a plank in the heavy  seas halfway between Irvine's  Landing and Texada Island.  The boat sank with only the  cabin roof above water. The  three clung to the cabin roof  for four hours before they  were sighted by a passing tug.  The young people were Arthur  Scoular, Billy Brown, and  Dolores Brown. All were none  the worse for their terrifying ".  experience.  Miss van Collar, cf the Nursing staff of St. Mary's Hospital, who is bride elect of Dr.  John Playfair, was honored at  a miscellaneous shower held  in the clubhouse    at    Garden  See African Witchcraft? IN COLOR-  AFRIGAN CONFLICT  MAU MAUvs MISSIONS  Mau Mau Oath - Prison --' Fighting  This fine (film showing at the  PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE  May 22 8 p.m.  IMUII11UM*  Tfl  lim�� �����w��tw���*"��"'  iiwnwwwiraFCTiwwriitTt^CToqTnTO  t'  .H.--4 ���.*-*!    "J *   *  i-V    I  Coast News May 17 1956      3  Vancouver singer I*at Kirk-  patrick is featured on a variety ' cf CBC Vancouver Radio  and Television shows.  Bay. Miss van Collar, after being escorted to a gaily decorated chair, was presented with  a beautiful corsage and many  lovely gifts. The members of  the St. Mary's Hcspital staff  and friends of the bride-elect  served refreshments. M i s s  Joan Russell, Matron, and  Miss Iris Hart, presided at.the  tea table, which was gaily decorated with  spring flowers.  Mr. and Mrs. D.J. Parkes,  of Vancouver Bay, were visitors to Pender Harbour during the week. ,  H. McCall has returned  from  a trip to Vancouver.  Ernest Lee. of Irvine's Landing has left on* a fishing trip  to  Prince Rupert.  Gordon Cochran of Texada  Island is in .Vancouver 6n a  business  trip.  Dr. and Mrs. John Playfair  of Iroquois, Ontario motored  out to Pender Harbour to attend their son's wedding.  Tom Dick, of Vancouver  spent Friday and Saturday in  Pender Harbour.  BY PAT WELSH  Among those graduating  with the 1956 class of the Vancouver General Hospital  School  of  Nursing   was   Miss  Patricia  Cooper" elder  daughter of Mir. and Mrs. J. Cooper  of Redrooffs and grand-daughter of Mrs. W. Aberhart of Calgary, who came from Calgary  to  attend the  ceremony.  The  graduating exercises were held  May 8 at the Armoury of UB-  C which was filled with par-  'ents-agd '��� frienjds.;^-.T:--7-iv- -'������- yy y:  ��� ���-..��� Mrs._W. Akeirh&rt'of Calgary i  is spending the    summer    at"  Redrooffs the guest of Mr. and  Mrs. Jim Cooper, daughter and  her husband.  ' Attending the   wedding    of  Miss van Coller and Dr; J.A.  Playfair   held  >ot  St,   Mary's  Chapel, Garden Bay,  May  12  were Mrs. Pat Ness and Beverly, Mr. Lawrence Rouse and  Mrs. Pat  Welsh.  Mrs. J. Meikle of Welcome  Beach was elected a member  of the Board of St. Mary's  Hospital Society, at the Annual  Board? Meeting held at the  Community Hall Madeira Park  May 13, Mrs. Meikle is president of the Redrooffs Auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital.  Other members attending were  Mrs. A. Grundy, and Mrs. Pat.  Welsh.  "Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tinkley .;have, as .their house guest  Mrs. Olga, Hynek of Cortez  Island.  Week-ending at their summer homes were Mr. and Mrs.  Bill Thorn, Gerry and Chuck,  Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Simpson,  Lynn, Bonnie and George; ffee.  Harold Hunts, Mr. Tom Escrow and guest; Mr. E. Prpsr  and five guests; Mr. Don Bass;  Eric and Bob White.  Mr. and Mrs. Gibson asal  family are registered at ReS^  rcoffs resort.  Mr and Mrs. Jack Burroiszs  have returned home after  spending several days in Vancouver.  Little Steven Foley suffered a painful injury a few days  ago, he caught his finger in the  door of a car taking the top  of his finger off.  Another small boy, Robbie  Dpyle, is a patient at Si.  Mary's Hospital, *  Yet; -another. boy in trouble.  Tommy Burrows received e  blow from a baseball bat, ik,  struck his jaw splitting a  tooth."  ' For Guarenteed  Watch and Jewelry  ���..." Repairs  CHRIS'S  JEWELERS  Work   done   on   the   Premises  Phone 96 Sechelt  Chris's Jewelers  for the finest in quality & design  Watches - Diamonds - Rings - Jewel Sets  *ae %# <&  See our latest imported lines of  COSTUME JEWELm  Just Arrived  From  New  York  Every Color, Style and Kind in Newest  NECK LACES   -   EAR RINGS   -   BRACELETS  Delightful Summer Sets Facinating Spanish Styles  These Really Are "Different"  EAR RINGS in Clip-on, Screw Type and for Pierced Ears  COSTUME JEWELRY FROM 49c UP!  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Boneless Rolled  POT ROASTS  Grade  "A"  JRed  We h^ of FRESH & SMOKED MEATS  at Reasonable Prices for your eating pleasure  DELNOR FROZEN vFOOES  PALM ICE CREAM  Hoiwc Freezer Owners: Consult Us for a Good ;Dcal on  Quality Meats for Your Home Freezer  Cu^ of Freezer Meats a Specialty  Gib  sons  KEN WATSON, Prop.  Phone 52 ���^jast News May 17 1956  Opening shoot  ,enon  Mr. Zenon' Schctt, died' at  Ms home in Selma Park on  Mavr 13, after a short illness.  Mir:. Schctt, who was 82 years,  *3pas born in LaSalle, 111., U.S.  j3L, and came to Canada in 19-  33. He farmed at Moosomin,  Sask. until 1937, when he and  bfe. wife moved to Victcria; to  retake their home. They came  ii>. Selma Park in 1952, He = was  a. life long member of the Orange Lodge.  Up until a few months be-  5'6re his death Mr. Schott had  t&lcen great pleasure in saw-  33g and*, splitting firewood  2i:cm the beach in front of his  Home. Another of his pleasures was following the base-  B&IL and hockey series on the  Ea&io and T-V.  He leaves his wife, Belle,  �������. diaughter Ruth, Mrs. Ray  iSmerson of Duncan two* sons,  William Adair, district rnana- <  Ser, B.C. Power Commission  at Alert Bay and Lome, of  "Victoria also two. grandsons,  ���Safck. and Roy, .Alert Bay, and  sr. grand-daughter, Laura, of  Victoria.  ss successru  Members and friends of Sechelt Peninsula Rod and Gun  club attended the opening  shoot  last  Sunday.  Prize winners for the various shoots were: Luky target,  Jean Braun, Al Fox and Lome  Wigard; marksman target,  Charlie Stewart (2) and Herb  Stockwell; pistol, Jack Fox.  "Charlie Brookman Chose a  landing net for a prize, with  Charlie Stewart doing the  shooting.  Refreshments   were   served.  Voluntary -work -is still  needed to complete an attractive club house and a proper  indoor range. Members have  done a great deal of work and  have been complimented on  their efforts. ; ;  BUS  This picture shows Chairman bf Sechelt's 'new Village Commission,. Mrs. Christine Johnston with Bob' Norminton, BCE's  Sechelt. district, manager looking):on at the BCE dinner in the  Sechelt inn last week. .     '�������� ���  Don't   forget   to   read   The  @oast News Classified.  HALLEYS  THEs  perfect  DRESSING*  Joins board y  Fisheries Minister. James  Sinclair has announced that  W.L. ��� Williamson, .vice-president of Copley's Lobsters Limited, St. Andrews, ��� N.B., has  been appointed a member _of  the Fisheries Research Bbradr  of Canada.  .X'. The appointment,, effective  "as of last Jan. l,*is, .for five  years. It brings to 16 the number of members of. the board,  exclusive of the chairman, Dr..  J.L. Kask,  of Ottawa.        -  Members of the Fisheries  Research board are drawn  from various Canadian universities, the fishing industry and  the federal Depatment of Fisheries. The directors of the  board's seven biological and  technological stations, located  from Newfoundland to British  Columbia, report to them, regularly on progress being made  in many fields cd research  Here Chairman cf Gibsons_yillage Commission A.E. Ritchey  is facing the camera with Otto Zwanzig, BCE's general sales  manager, The lady with her back to the camera is Mrs. Jermain  of Pender Harbour.  i  Friendly Exchange Sale  and Cake Raffle  TUES. MAY 22 ��� P.T.A. FINAL MEETING  Elphinstone Hgh School 8 p.m.  .-> Proceeds for  Scholarship Fund      y        ...7  s?>  FOR A COMPLETE LINE OF  BUILDING MATERIALS  Builders Hardware,  Sash and Doors  Wallboards, Lumber  PAINTS  SAND & GRAVEL  CEMENT  SEE  US FIRST  Sechelt Building Supplies  LTD.  Phone 60Q Sechelt  Royal Murdoch) of Pender. Harbour Board of Trade is standing  next to J.H. Steede, BCE's chief I engineer.  ^-���rsS^^^t^T^^^^^^T^T^^i  NOTICE  To  Contractors  Tenders are invited for clearing and rough  grading of approximately three (3) acres of  land ��� Block 10, D.L. 1356, New Westminster  District, at Davis Bay.  Specifications may he obtained at the School  Board Office, Gibsons, B.C.  Sealed Tenders, marked "Land Clearing", will  be received till .6 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, 1956  The,lowest or any tender will not necessarily,  be accepted.  ���V.'; *       ��� '���.   ' : .���'���'���    .' ���    '���  The Board of School Trustees  School District No. 46  (Sechelt).  Wilson Creek  BY MRS. D. ERICKSON  Welcome new residents are  Mr. and Mrs. Ivan McCcna-  chie from Mission, who have  purchased the home built by  Bill Scott, now residing in  Gibsons. Ivan is with the Pearson Logging Company.  Mr. andL Mrs. D. Janzen and  their     three     cbildi'en     from  fi  le  A\  Saskatoon,   are     renting  Rivett cottage at present.  ���    Mrs.    Jessica. .Thompson  spent Mother's  Day wieh her  parents, the Ted Norburns  Weekend visitors of the Ron  Whitakers were Mr. and Mrs.  S.R. Forest of North Vancouver  who have bought a lot west  of the Sea Beach Motel.  The J.C. Haslett family are  adding to their attractive summer home here.  The monthly meeting of the  W.A. to , St. John's United  church was held last week at  the home of Rev. H.J.. Bevan..  It is planned to hold a Garden 'Tea inv July, proceeds to  furnish the Sunday school now  under construction.  A quiet wedding ceremony  oh May 11 united in marriage  Anne Baird. _ and ..Kenneth  Parr-Pearson. Rev. H.J? Bevan  . officiated at his heme here.  The groom's brother Douglas  attended.as best man. and Mrs.  Anne Kurluk was .matori of  ���horror."*��� 'T-"���"�����"���      ������Jr. < '��� "-���""'���'.,".  A reception followed in tlie  Wilson Creek . Hall, where  many friends had gathered.  Mir. Ted Fairwell proposed a  toast, responded to by the  groom. After cutting the three-  tiered cake, -a buffet supper  followed by dancing was enjoyed .by the guests.  Honor  tff^A member  Business    at    this    month's  meeting of the    Port    Mellon  Women's  Auxiliary was  brief  \a."d; 1:":i3 time spen1; as a farewell party in honor of Mrs. G.  Norman who  will be leaving  early  next   month   when  her  ���husband takes lip his new post  ir.s   assistant, superintendant at  the   Crown   Zellerbach  Paper  Mill at Elk Falls, Duncan Bay.  Mr. Norman will be returning to   Crown  Zellerbach.  He  v/orked for them for 20 years  previousy, 15 years as a supervisor.  Mrs. Norman who was  presented with a beautiful cup  and saucer   will, be    greatly  "missed in the community. Not  only has she been    a    valued  hardworking member of    the  W.A. but has sung in the choir  and taken over, the duties <ci  substitute pianist, andi Sunday  -^school teacher.  She    is    program'chairman- on* the    PTA  executive and T-aymyOwl of  the Brownie Pack.  girls. They also had a display  of jumping from a spring  board, and the boys, who gave  a show of jumping over groups  were cheered - heartily. There  was a tumbling display, too.  There   was   enough  activity  for twQ evenings of any one's  time, and the audience voiced!'  its hearty approval. ,  RESTING IN HOSPITAL  Mr. S. Armour of Gibsons,  one of the district's nonegen-  arians, is in St. Mary's hospital with a 'flu-like ailment.  Mr. Armour is in good spirits  and declares this will be only  a short holiday.  The comedy of Pyramus  , and Thisbee was never so hilarious as when presented at  the Elphinstone high school's  Variety. Night last Friday evening by Mr. Guppy's class.  The young actors who had  been well directed by Mr.  Guppy entered into, the spirit  of Shakespeare's comedy, and  the presentation brought roars  of laughter from the audience.  Well roared indeed, Liorf,  and well stood, Wall! The lovers were more droll, the death  scene more super-piteous than  the author himself had drawn  it.  Mrs. Vernon's choral groups  opened the evening with a  group of songs and closed it  with another, all well done.  The school orchestra directed by Coral Benn enlivened  an interval with a group pf  numbers of popular tunes.  Girl's and boy's gym displays were lively and well received. The school orchestra  played for the girls' rhythmic  exercises, under the direction and training of Mrs.  Glassford.  Both groups gave a demonstration of pyramid building,  and the girls put on a display  of square dancing, called by  Mrs. Glassford.  Mr. Stephenson's boys played a strenuous running game,  demonstrating speed, agility  and persistence. Their demonstration of Pyramids was more  advanced than    that    of    the  Make this a Holiday Treat for  The Whole Family:  Sunday Special:  * Cream of Mushroom Soup  Relish  Breaded   Breast  of   Chicken  New- Boiled Potatoes  Fresh Corn on She Cob or Caulliflower  Fresh Strawberry Shortcake.  72<MK���f,'& *Dta titty  ^(MHH  Phone (Gibsons 140  ECHELT LOCKERS  Wholesale and Retail  FRESH  AND  FROZEN    MEATS,  FRUITS,  & VEGETABLES. PETER'S ICE CREAM  It's Time EMBEDDING PLANTS  Come over soon for  The Best Choice  Also Try Our  Top Quality Selection  of MEATS  Ask about our  FREE DELIVERY  Service  MURDOCH  MARINE SUPPLY  Phone 3F  Pender Harbour  Rent a Locker & Save  Under Our New Food Plan  Buy your Meats at Wholesale!  Front Quarter's of Beef are LOW NOW  GRADE  "A"  FRONT y4's BEEF Agp  Government Graded and Inspected: ��Uw  ib.  SIDES OF PORK  Government Graded and Inspected:  32c lb.  Plus our usual LOW Cutting Charges  We have the Only Complete Locker &  Home-Freezer Service. Cutting, Wrapping  aaid Sharp-Freezing all for the same cost.  FRYING CHICKEN  for the  QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY  63c lb.  No. 1. on the Phone -~ No. 1 in the Home  SEE JAY BEE for  ELECTRICAL HOME APPLIANCES  ^JiiMont T-V - Ranges  - Rcfrigeriatc>r^<^^^^^^ -  Washers  & All  Small  Appliances  !ee Furniture & Appliances  Phone Gibsons 99W '  ���*���>���. CONQURING7MUD, deep coulees and heavily-wooded country, these heavy machines are  grading ythe .36-mile route of  B.C. Electric's main natural  gas pipeline from Huntingdon  to     metropolitan    Vancouver.  Here they* are shown on the  steep banks of the Salmon  River, northeast of Langley.  Forty percent of the grading  is already completed. The pipeline is scheduled to begin carrying natural gas this fall.  INWARDNESS OF RELIGION  Ihe monk Savonarola, who  lived in Florence during the  13 th century, was one of the  most fearless preachers of  righteousness who ever lived,  in a corrupt age he condemned  the evils of his day and spax*ed  none, not even the leaders of  the church. He did one thing  which was amusing, had he  not been so desperately in earnest.   '-  He urged the people of Florence to bring their mirrors into the marketplace so that they  might be destroyed. He.regarded vanity as one of tlie prevailing sins of his day and he  believed that if people could  no longer see themselves reflected in- looking - glasses,  their vanity would fade away.  *     *     *  It is a testimony to his good  influence that the people obeyed and" in a public square the  mirrors  were  piled  high  and  then    destroyed.    History    records that in    a    short    time  there  were   as   many  mirrors  in Florence as there ever had  been, only the styles were different. Vanity was still in the  people's hearts. It is a perfect  illustration  of what has gone  on for ages; we destroy effects,  not causes  and evils . change  but  only   in  outward   appearances. True religion is inward.  This  was the    message     of  Jesus, that religion dealt with  inward motives and his severest  criticisms   were   aimed   at  complacent    religious    people  who imagined that if they observed  the laws  and    regulations of thier creeds all would  be well. Religion, Jesus insisted, was a matter of motive, an  inner spiritual    concern    and  .God Tooked not on the outward  appearances but on the heart.  When a youth was given a  stiff sentence for breaking into a store and getting.only 15  cents    his    defending    lawyer  protested that a jail term was  Tee time  The first hole-in-one on the  Main-Port golf course at Gibsons was played by Mrs. L.  Summers of Gibsons which  was als0 her first hole-in-one.  Later in the afternoon,  young Ltfrry Petersen sunk  one also. .  The course was .at its best,  and. players from North Vancouver^ and Sechelt were out  with those from Gibsons, and  TForfc yMelloh, enjoying-yrthe'  course ^and the play.  ^Because it was , the �� first  such ajcccniplishment in general play, pictures' were taken  of Mrs:, Summers to mark the  event; ���'"*'  cruel and unjust: "Sixty  days in jail for stealing 15  cents is monstrous," he declared. The,, judge replied: "I  am sending him to jail for  stealing; not for the amount  he secured." It wasn't the  thiefs intention to stael a few  cents no doubt he was bittely  disappointed.  *      *      ���  There is a strong note of encouragement in the knowledge  that God locks deeper than  the surface. He sees all the  good which never finds expression; all the longing, learning  and striving. He knows the  people who mean well but  fail through ignorance or  weakness. The world is full of  people who fail over and over  again. But the only real failure is to give up. trying.  Jesus treated some people  of his day with amazing toleration and understanding. He  forgave the woman taken in  adultery he made allowances  for Peter's weakness and profanity in the courtyard. He did  net condone their conduct but  he did know that they were  really much better than their  behavior indicated.    ,  One day Jesus stood by the  treasury in the temple and  watched men and women as  they 'brought their . offerings.  He saw men who cast in out  of their abundance, and knew  how to measure such gifts.  He saw a poor widow  cast in'twc mites, and knowing  that even so small an amount  involved great sacrifice, He  spoke in glowing terms of her  gift. His was the religion of  inwardness - of motives - and  He knew that the woman had  it in her heart to give much  that circumstances made impossible. ������". ���������-'  * * * ���  '  David had it in his heart to  build a temple for God. Doubtless it was the deepest desire  and greatest longing of his  heart. He was forbidden to  erect it, and that must have .  been a crushing disappointment. The sins of former years  rose up against him and robbed him'"of. that great honor.  But the story does not .end  there. His desire to build the  temple was recognized and  commended and God, through  the yprophet, * said to him,  "Whereas it was in thine  heart .... thou didst well".  (1 Kings 8:18  We can thank God that He  sees motives. That, was a fine  t^ing Abraham  Lincqln y said .7  i^n!hfe-hfi^rd7the 'Beatitudes '������'���"���  re;ady 1'Iyhpger 'and^'tlHrst.''-'  Our (question is by Seneca:  It-is notthe incense we 'effer  to God that matters but cur  devotion to him.51 '7   :     -: v  uncneon  On Tuesday May 8 the parish hall was beautiful with  spring blossoms when more  than 50 guests and members of  Bartholomew's W.A. sat down  to a delicious lunch.-  The occasion was the visit  of Mrs. Excell, secretary of  North Vancouver Deanery, and  Mrs. Cook secretary of education. Other guests were members frcan St. Aidan's W.A.  Roberts Creek and, St. Hilda's  in Sechelt, ..      v-;.  The quests ywere-v introduced  by Mrs. A.C. Grant president  of St. Bartholomew's WA. Folio -.v ing the luncheon Mrs. Ex-  cell spoke of the various branches -of W.A. work. Mrs. Cook  urged the members to study  fully the W.A. book. Samples  of exquisite Pakistan embroidery were displayed and aroused much interest, some of the  members purchasing the same.  Wx s. Oswald expressed  thanks to the speakers and to  those responsible for the success of the luncheon meeting.  Experimens in which supersonic sound will be used to determine the properties Cif wood  are being planned by tlie Forest Products Labortories of  Canada.  Coast News May 17 1956      5   ���   ������������' ��� .-������ ���   ������ "^'  '   ���     ^  Don't   forget   to   read   The  Coast News Classified.  T.O.O.F;  Sunshine  Coast  Lodge No;76 meets Gib-  sr.n's Legion.Hall 2nd and  4i h Friday each month.  A radioactive isotope is being used to trace the movement of nutrients within trees  at the Petawawa,, On., forest  experimental station of tlie  Foresry Branch, Department  of Northern Affairs and National resources  mcMmt  WmGlMyy  A-.-jisiA'.. -y'  BICYCLES  Gbrriagesy Wheeled Goods  .���'���7v.y.y:-;ltEPAI.RS'.:\7'/'7-;:  Here's a Little Beauty for a Home  "ZENITH" OIL RANGE  WITH MECHANICAL DRAFT  FO&  OUTSIDE HOOK-UP  White Enamel with Chrome Trim  All Enamelled  Oven. Splash-back & Shelf  Polished Steel Top  Overall Width ~ 30 Inches  This Neat,  Dependable, Economical Little Range  Attractively Priced, at only  $235.48  plus installation  GIBSOMS HARDWARE  LTD.  PHONE. 33  GIBSONS B.C.  ^m/mBf^^  LOOK AT THE POWER! In any model you choose you can have a  traditionally finer short-stroke V-8 by the world's leading V-8  builder! In any model from F-100 to F-500 you can have a V-8 or  Canada's newest short-stroke Six���the owner-proved, road-proved  Cost Cutter Six! Whichever you choose���V-8 or Six���you get the  industry's greatest line-up of engineering advancements. With  modern short-stroke power you set more power per dollar, more  "go" from every gallon of gas..  LOOK AT THE SAFETY, THE COMFORT! Ford Trucks bring you  lifeguard Design, with safety steering wheel and safety-hold door  latches! as built-in features, plus new nylon seat belts and plastic  padding for instrument panel and sun visors as low-cost options.  LOOK AT THE CAPACITIES! Ford Trucks offer higher capacities  right;i thirougb the liae v: : strongw springs, axles and frames!  LOOK AT THE PRICE TAG! Compare Ford Tracks, model for model,  feature for feature, price for price, with any others. You'll find you  you get more...  you pay fegQ  when you choose  SEE YOUR FORO-MOIUUtCli DEALER  phone6j        *^ mar^w^m&B^��>'^y*&     %wb%jf E %g?&i&4*& sechelt  WATCH FOR THE" NEW WORLD'S FINEST &  FASTEST-CUTTING  LARGER BROTHER  5? m^SFASIOUS    H.M. -I.E.L. CHAIN SAW  FORD-MONARCH -^RftO^  Roy Dusenbury, Pender Harbour  EVERY WEDNESDAY  LEGION HALL   8P.M. 6      Coast News May 17 1956  sons  Port Mellon  BY MRS. M. WEST  A guest at the E7 Prless  home for the week has been  Mrs. Wilson of Vancouver,  mother of Mrs. E. Preiss.  Miss Anne Davies of the  Vancouver General , Hospital  staff has spent several days  with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.  C.B. Davies.  Mr. E.C. Sherman will attend the pulp mill superintendents convention at Portland,  Oregon this week. He will be  accompanied by his wife and  daughter.  Mrs. G. Legh is reported to,  be making good recovery from  her recent operation, in Grace  Hospital.  The birth of a son, Laurie  Claude on April 29th to Mr.  and Mrs. J.C. Lajoie of Cap-de-  la-Madeleine, Quebec is on interest here as Mrs. Babs Lajoie  is the daughter of    Mrs.    G.  Wiren. ,  ��� *     *     *  Mr, and Mrs. H. Bursey and  Mr. and Mrs. B. Helena made  a'quick Weekend trip through  the interior, taking the Fraser  Canyon route to.the Okanagan  and returning via Hope Princeton. .  Mr. and Mrs. Whitty with  Carol and Larry and Mr. and  Mrs. J. O'Brien with Larry  and Dolox*es spent the weekend in Vancouver.  A Mother's Day Tea sponsored by the PTA was well attended and realized over $50.  Mrs. C.B. Davies, Mrs. 'E.C.  Sherman, Mrs. J. Swan and  Mrs. G.. Wiren were asked to  pour, and the table decorations of forget-me-nots and  blue and white bluebells were  arranged by Mrs. J. Strayhorn.  University students working at Port Mellon this year include Nils Parsons, pre-med  from University of Manitoba,  Paul Symchych, pre-med UBC  and son of Mrs. V. Symchych,  Ron Cruice, engineer, University1 of Saskatchewan, son of  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cruice, Gib-  sens, Warren McKibbin, Gibsons, College of Education, U.  B.C. son of Mr. and Mrs. R.  McKibbin; Doug Norman, pre-  med, U.B.C. Dale De.Ath, pre-  dental, U.B.C. This is the second summer spent at Port Mellon for several of tlie students.  * *      ��  An interesting visitor to the  Mun Hope of the Canadian  school this week was Mr.  Chinese Youth Association,  toria High School and for the  Mr. Hope is a graduate of Vic-  past year has been touring  schools in Canada and U.S.A.  He was dressed in traditional  Chinese style with beautiful  embroidered gold dragons on  blue silk. He showed the children how to eat with chopsticks  and explained the rudiments  of Chinese writing and numbers.  School. children have received Spatky T-Shirts from  Fred Stevens of Canadian For-  - est ^ProductsJ as ^part of a~ pirb-'.  grata to interest the children  in fire-prevention and they  aire taking their duties as Junior Fire Wardens seriously.  The Community Club is  donating T-shirts to contestants from Port Mellon in the  Inter-school Sports to be held  at Port Mellon on June 2.  ..  The recent visit of the Vancouver Power Squadron to  Port Mellon was a special  trip to celebrate graduation,  after' finishing the Power  Squadron course similar to  that being taken at Port Mellon by the members of the  West Howe Sound Boat Club.  Mrs. D. Maclam has transferred as secretary treasurer  of the Ladies Association for  Guides and Brownies to acting  lieutenant of the First Port  Mellon Guide Co.  BY   PHYLLIS  M.   HODGSON '  Mr. and Mrs. H. Wilson enjoyed a trip to Campbell River and Qualicum.  Friends of the Verner Schlos-  sers' have learned they are operating an auto Court a few  miles frem Nanaimo.  Mrs.'R. Grey who underwent surgery in St. Pauls hospital is now convalescing at  home.  A pleasant afternoon was  had when Mrs. Strom was  hostess at three tables of whist.  Honors went to Mrs. W. Ross  and Mrs. Griffis.  Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Sergant  spent Mother's Day in White  Rock with their daughter, Mrs.  J.M. Taylor and family. The  day held special significance  for them, as their grand-daughter Jacqueline Lee, was confirmed in the Anglican Church.  Mrs. Danny Smith has returned from Toronto where  she was called due t-ci the meet-  she was called due to the passing . of    her    brother,    Ivan  Smith.  * . *   - *  Masses of mauve and white  lilac formed the color scheme  when Mrs. C. Beacon was. hostess at a miscellaneous shower  honoring Mrs. Dorothy TDemar-  co, whose marriage takes place  this month. The many beautiful and useful gifts were presented from a large mauve and  white gift box. THelping serve  refreshments were Mrs. Me.".  Lean and Mrs. Viola Wilscsn.  Mrs. Walter Boucher was in  Vancouver enbying a few days  with her daughter and family;  Mrs.. N. Dolley was in New  Westminster visiting old  friends also to attend the opening of the lawn bowling sea-  scon. For many years she was  an active member of the lawn  bowling club, arid is a past  president.  Mrs. N. Stewart is recovering from a painful accident in  which she broke several ribs  and was badly shaken up.  Capt. Herkas and family  are  now setlled in their hew  home  at  Soames  Point.  * *     *  Mrs. Skellet Jr. from Andys  / Bay, with Winnifred and^. Wendy spent Mother's Day with  - Mrs.   William   Skellett.  Visiting Mr. 'and Mrs. J.  Tcwler on Mother's Day, was  Mr. Towler's mother and his  grandmother, Mrs. Collier  both from Vancouver.  Mrs. Crowhurst Sr. was visiting friends in Vancouver for  a few davs.  George Hopkins ard Ozzie  Hincks attended the Kiwanis  Divisional Conferance neid in  the Vancouver Hotel,  Mrs. Dorothy Steinbrunner  is resting well in Vancouver  General Hospital, following  surgery.  Mrs. Dal Triggs enjoyed a  visit from her daughter,  Mrs.  Salsbury, while Mr. Salsbury  was in the district surveying  for the B.C. Electric. Her  other daughter, Pat, was also  home  for a short visit.  Mrs. F. Gillis spent Mother's  Day with her daughter, Mrs.  Reg Godfrey  and family.  Mr. Rudy Struck and family  paid a  surprise visit    to    his  parents, Mr. and Mrs. Struck.  *      ��      ���*���  Mr. S. Cameron of Horseshoe Bay was a business visitor to Gibsons.  Mrs. Skellet's ten year old  grand-daughter, Marge ' Yar-  mish is a patient in the Shrin-  ers Portland Hospital, where  she will undergo further surgery. Marge would be happy  to hear from her young  friends  in Gibsons.  Mrs. John . Wood enjoyed  Mother's Day with her mother  in  Chilliwack. ���  Mrs. M. Wright cif Vancouver, spent Mother's Day. with  her daughter and her .husband  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cruice.  Ted Hopkins has been appointed division    manager   of  Gower Point  BY   PHYLLIS  M.   HODGSON  Mrs. Syd Smales was in Vancouver to welcome a new  grandson.  Mrs. Bert Dadswell attended the B.C. Weavers Association meeting in Vancouver.  Mrs. Harry, Chaster with her  sister Gwen enjoyed a short  holiday in Seattle.  Mrs. Alice Metcalfe was in  Vancouver combining business  with  pleiasure.  Mrs. Steven enjoyed a visit from her daughter Margaret.  y . Mr.: and Mrs. ��� Bill-- Swallow  spent- the1: past [week in town.  Mrs. L. Fretter enjoyed a  Mothers Day visit from her  daughter, Mrs. Moffat and  grand-daughter Patricia Anne  from NeW Westminster.  RobertsCreek  Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Benoit  from Grande Prairie, where  Mr. Benoit is the owner of the  Benoit Trucking Co. Ltd., are  visiting Mr. and Mrs. Donaghan of Roberts Creek. They  leave this week after a three-  week's stay. They have spent  short periods here before and  are convinced the. Sunshine  Coast is the place for Mr. Benoit when he retires.  T-V,radio and Hi-Fi for Simpsons Sears Burnaby  branch.  Mrs. J. Sowd'en visited her  daughter and grandchildren in  Vancouver.  ��. .'���*.-.  *  Mother's Day was a specially happy day for Mrs. Jean  Wyngaert. Her .mother, Mrs  August Lehmann had recovered from her recent illness  enough to travel from Kelowna for a visit. Accompanying  her was another daughter and  ihjsr  husband,   Rev.   and   Mrs.  A.'"Pohl. Mrs."������'Lehmanh will  remain at the Wyngaert home"'  while Rev. and Mrs. Phol attend conference in Vancouver.  Recent visitors to Vancouver include Mrs. Neil Mac-  Lean, Mrs. Ian Maclean, Mr.  and Mrs. Whiting, Mr. and  Mrs. Whiting jr. Mrs." Fred  Holland, Mr. and Mrs. Burt  arid Mrs. H. Knight. Mr. and  Mrs. Ross Roth , spent the  weekend  in Vancouver    with  daughter    and  mother.  Mr.      Roth's  rownies enroll  On Tuesday afternoon in  the school hiall 12 Brownies  were enrolled. Stars were, also  given to eight first year Brownies, seven second year and  eight third year. Marion  Brown, Janet Kruse and Patty  Smith received their proficiency badges for house orderly  and writer. Following the ceremony tea was served by the  L.A. to Guides and Brownies.  PENINSULA LOGGING SUPPLY, LTD,  SHOVELS - AXES - MATTOCKS  WATER BAGS - FIRE EXTINGUISHERS  PHONE 11 SECHELT  A GENERAL MOTORS VALUE  Now Pontiac's popularity is soaring to even greater heights in 1956  Seems like Pontiac's popularity knows no  bounds. And it just shows that when the  public is offered a fine car at really down-  to-earth prices, loaded with literally every-.  thing a fine car should have,.the results  can he record-shattering! Nowhere else  wil you find Pontiac's combination of  features at such-low prices! Pontiac for  *56 offers 31 long, lean, lovely models in  6 series . . . all with a wider-than-ever  ANYTHING MIS*  ��� iS SECOND best...  j. -;   '.yy ���. .������ -  MiMO iXy ���}:,-.   "���  ���r'  choice in colors and interiors to complement that styling to perfection. But  where this sleek beauty really shows its  mettle is in its performance���with  thirteen power teams and up to 227  streaking horsepower- Let a Demonstration Drive convince you that Pontiac is  right at the top /of the heap in everything except price. See your Pontiac  dealer���today!  mm "  mm**-  mtmux  MftYrs  Month  When you shop say you saw  it in The Coast News.  PENINSULA  MOTOR PRODUCTS, LTD  THE NAME THAT MEANS A GOOD DEAL  PHONE SECHELT 10 WILSON CREEK B.C. TWiTiirmwfrBiTTn���7-:  IWM9IBSR|Bwea',-u-' bbjwbui  CLASSIFIED^ RATES     watch i repairs   15 words  for 50 cents plus  iwo cenis a word over 15. This  includes name    and    address..  Consecutive rates  available.  CI assified   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 publication,  Legals :���  16  cents per  count  line   for  first   insexiion.  - 12 cents per  count line  ''..  for each consecutive insertion.'  Card of Thanks, Engagements.  In Memoriams - up to 50 words  $1.00 per insertion. 2c per word  over 50.  Classified Display ��� 70c per.,  column inch.  DEATH  NOTICE  SCHOTT > At his residence  Selma Park, Zencn Schott,  aged 82 years. Survived by his  loving wife, Belle, one daughter, Mrs. R. Emerson, (Ruth),  Duncan, and two sons, William  Adair, Alert Bay, "and Lome,  Victoria, and three. grandchildren.  Funeral service at Gibsons,  May 15, 1956, Revernd J.H.  Bevan officiating. Internment  Nanaimo, B.C. May  16,  1956.  PERSONAL  Have you seen the new Rev-  Ion  Lipstick     advertised     on  T-V, or in the national magazines?  Lang's have the famous Lipstick in the beautiful case that  you don't replace. In case,  from $1.50. Refills, $1.15.  This is new, too, "Revlon  Clean and Clear", the new  Deep Cleansing Liquid for the  complextion. Get them at  Langs Drugstores, Sechelt or  Gibsons. tfn  Quick, complete beauty care  in the wonderful Montin  fcreme de Beaute has been imported from France, and is  now available at Lang's.  It's a luxurious night-time  care, soothing and cleansing.  For day time, it is an excellent powder base and hand  cream. '  Montin protects the skin at all  I times, and preserves the bal-  r ance of a beautiful complexion.  'l Memories of a wonderful  I summer are beautiful, but let  ? Montin keep them from being  etched in your skin! Lang's  \ Drug Stores, Gibsons and Se-  \  chelt. tfn  \  NOTICE  The wedding of Miss Lorraine La Breche to. Mr. William Andrew -(Sandy) Piggott  has been postponed until further notice. ___   TaWING~AND   FREIGHTING  W. Nygren, Gibsons 13    tfn  WORK  WANTED  Spray and brush painting;  also paperhanging. Jr Melhus.  Phone   Gibsons  33. tfn  Man -28, wants any kind of  job in the Pender Harbour  District, slashing, n a i ling,  forming, welding. Wife starts  in hospital. Please write to H.  Weinhold, 447 E. 10th Ave.,  Vancouver - B.C.  HELP WANTED        .      :  Wanted: Clerk for local  store, experience preferred.  Male of Female, steady employment for suitable party.  Box 443 Coast News, Gibsons.  WANTED TO BUY  Property with house for  cash.. T.D. Fulton, Box 3000,  Vancouver, B.C.  Stand of timber, fir, hemlock" or cedar poles, Port Mellon to Sechelt, large or sm&il,  Good cash deposit. R.W. \^alk-  er, Roberts Creek.    FOR RfJNT  Furnished suite June 1st.  Mrs. MifjUgan, across from the  Co-op Store.        ' 7 7 '���  3 roohied house for rent,'  elderly couple.preferred. Phone =  67W^ Gibsons:  ^ ;y ��� ":'.   '.  WANTED TO RENT  " Comfortable modern 2 bed-  room waterfront cottage from  Aug. 1 Ho Labor Day. Write  details/to Box 700 Fririceton,  B.C. -v phone Prh.ceton 117*  collect   ;' ' -��� 20  Furnished house 2 bedrooms  from Hopkins to Sechelt. Box  No 442 Coast News.  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,   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 1X5   Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Real-  ty, Gibsons." tfn  FOR SALE  Used Fridgidaire,; 4 years'  use 9.6 cu. ft. Howe Sound  Trading Co. Gibsons tfn  One Koicen barber chair  $35. Phone Sechelt 67F.        21  Young Fir and California  White Birch. Harlow G. Smith  Reid Rd.  Gibsons 20  ~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 LAND'S DRUG  STORES. Locally Produced,  PARBEN is a liquid, Easy to .  take. $3.25 per Bottle. Lang's  Drugstores, Gibsons and Sechelt.  Small new home, electricity,  5 acres land, fruit trees, good  well. Cheap for cash. Owner  leaving. Apply Box 12, Se-  chelt. B.C. ;  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 .  _y tfn.  ~Car Trailer, ideal home for  a batehelor, stoves, bed, tables, '.  many  cupboards,     full ' price  only  $350. Totem Realty.  Pigs, over 3 months $25  $25 each. Phone Gibsons 180Y  ~~Used blue and white' enamelled ; Moffat Combination  Range and Garbage burner,  with 2 ovens. Good condition.  $55.  Phone Sechelt  57Y   -  Reduced . price! Choice Frying Chickens 45c per lb. dres- ,  sed. Wyngaert Poultry Farm.  Gibsons 167. 22  ~~,Hide-a^bedvtype couch, own  mattress, good condition, green  $125.' SA iron bed with mattress, $15. B. Warnock, Madeira Park 3V. '  -  Thriftee .-Stores carries everything in Sports and Play  Clothes for all sizes, from  Baby to Teenagers. Bathing  Suits, Shorts, Pedal Pushers,  Faded. Blues, Summer Caps,.  T-Shirts, Sunsuits and Dresses,  at the main store.  There are some new arrivals  in presses and Crinolines for  ybui* parties aftd dancing, at  our -Dress Shop, (Store No 2).  THRIFTEE STORES, Gibsons.  Good milking goat for sale.  $20 George Charman. Phone  148M Gibsons. 22  Frigidaire 10~cu. ft. capacity  $175,   good ^condition,  or  will  ; consider exchange if or smaller  size.. Phone Gibsons 21.E-.yu-.'21'  1 good milking heifer 3 yrs.  first calf. Mrs. A.M. 'Christiansen North Road Gibsons .  Imagine this cosy, 2 bedroom home with nice garden  and view, Granthams only  $2650 Cash. Totem Realty.  ~ 12~f t^Clhiker^uil^Row^  boat, good condition Phone  . Gibsons  1.  'DIRECTORY:  HILL'S   MACHINE    SHOP  Mobilized   Welding  Welding  Anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert    Tradesmen  Precision     Machinists  Phone  54 Residence   152  PENINSULA ���';��� 'CLEANERS  Cleaners   for   the   Secheli  ' .    ' '     ' Peninsula /  Phone:  Gibsons   100  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical  Heating-  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Phone. 130  Authorized   GE   Dealer  ftad'cs. Appliances, TV Service  ���     PENINSULA  ACCOUNTING -SERVICE  Al".   Types  of  Accounting  Problems Expertly Attended  V iliage. 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   & SHEET ;ME%AL  LAURIE SPECK  Gibsons   149 7 v  WIRING and APPLIANCE  SALES  Electrical Wiring-  Alterations and Repairs  F. UTTING, WILSON CREEK  Phone  67F or  15T  Notions���Cards���Toys  .  Miscellaneous Gifts  THRIFTEE    STORES  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  Headquarters For Wool  TRACTOR    WORK  Clearing, Grading, Excavating.  D6  Bulldozing  v Clearing Teeth  ARCHES   FOR   RENT  A.  E.  Ritchey  Phone Gibsons "176  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  LIFE INSURANCE  Continental Life  Insurance Company  LORNE BLAIN, Agent  Box 188 . .        Phone 82G  Gibsons'  KURLUK  ELECTRIC  &   PLUMBING  Complete Wiring and  Plumbing j Service  MASTER PLUMBER :  To.Plan for your Requirements  y      Free Estimates  Phone  Sechelt  107  LET US  HELP YOU  PLAN  NOW  For your Spring  Construction  all types of    -  BUILDING or ALTERATIONS  and. LIGHT GRADING  Smith & Peterson Construction  Ltd.  Phone 128. 85 or 90Q, Gibsons  WIGARDS  SHOE  STORE  A  TYPE  OF SHOE  For   Any Weather.  For  Each Member  yy-  Of The Family  All Shoe Accessories  Phone Secheli 25G  ' FLOWERS       rr~  GIBSONS   FLORIST  Coisajjes �� Weddings  Funeral  Designs  ' .Plants '  Flowers lay Wire  Carole Brakstad  0 Phone 1Q9M - .Gibsons  C and S SALES, SERVICE  Agents  For  Propane Gas  Combination  Gas. Range*  ; Sales  and Installations  :'';;7"''Ft���� Estixnateft ,-  - Electric1 and. Gas Ho* Plates  FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS  Phone 3 Sechelt  GIBSONS BOAT WORKS*  Boat Builders; 85 Repairers  Phone  Gibsons  11IX  MARSHALL'S  PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134, 104 or 33  NOTARY PUBLIC  Legal   Documents   promptly  attended to  W.J.   (Jack)   Mayne.  Phone   24.   . Sechelt   B.C.  I llll II  II    I       || || III    !������.._!���!!��� [Mill    U !������������!���'���  GIBSONS  BUILDING    SUPPLIES    ���  LTD.  "WE    CARRY   THE   STOCK"  Phone Gibsons 53  REFRIGERATION  SALES a-rid SERVICE  Commercial -r- Domestic  25 Years' Experience  A.  M.   CAMPBELL-  ���    SECHELT 33Q  "^^serviceTuels  Ran Vernon  R.R. 1    Gibsons    Phone  173Q  Alder c? Fir Bushwood  Mill  Slab wood  Sand,  Gravel  and Cr. Rock  Products.  FREE CATALOGUE OF  BUILDING SUPPLIES!  If you  are remodeling or  building, write  for our  new catalogue ��� Sent FREE  on request. A complete  lineVof building  supplies.  SPOOLS LUMBER &  BUILDING SUPPLY LTD.  5569  Victoria  Drive,  Vancouver B.C.  ��� ,.    ��� ^(Established   1940)  TENDERS  FOR  FUEL  OIL  WESTERN   PROVINCES  SEALED TENDERS addressed to the undersigned and endorsed as above, will be received until 3.00 p.m. (E.D.S.  T.), THURSDAY, MAY 31���  1956, for the supply of fuel oil  for the Federal Buildings and  Experimental Farms and Stations, throughout the'Provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.  Forms of tender with specifications can be obtained from  the Chief of Purchasing and *  Stores, Department of Public  Works, Room 503, Garland  Building, Ottawa; the District  7 Architect, 705 ��� Commercial  Building, Winnipeg, Man.W.T.  Rutherford, Officer in Charge,  308 London Bldg.,9Saskatoon, -  Sask.; the District Architect,  Sun Building, Edmonton, Alta.;  and the District Architect,  1110 West Georgia Street,  Begg Building, Vancouver,  B.C.  Tenders will not be considered unless made on or according to the printed forms supplied by the Department and  in accordance with conditions  set forth therein.  The; Department reserves the  right to demand, from and successful- tenderer^, before awarding the order, a security deposit in the form of a certified  cheque drawn on a bank incorporated under the Bank  Act or. the Quebec Savings  Bank "Act payable to the order  of the RECEIVER GENERAL  OF CANADA, equal to 10 per  cent 0^ the amount of the tender, in accordance with the  Government Contracts Regulations now ifi force, or Bearer Bonds, with unmatured cou-'  pons attached, of the Government of Canada or of the  Canadian National Railway  Company and its constituent  compa hies, unconditionally  guaranteed as to principal and  interest by the Government of  Canada.  The lowest or any. tender  not necessarily accepted.  ROBERT FORTIER,  CM|f of Administrative  Services-and' Secretary.  Department of Public Works  Ottawa, April 30, 1956. ,  Y.M.C.A. Camp Elphinstone,  the place of a million memories for beys, will operate July  4 to August 29. Situated 25  miles from Vancouver, near  Hopkins Landing on the sheltered shores of West Howe  Sound, lies this "Camp that  Lures" with all its tim'e-hen-"  ored customs and traditions,  its spirit of friendliness, where  no boy can long remain outside the family circle. Virgin  forests stretch for miles around'  the camp grounds, providing  wonderful facilities for hikes  and  "real" camping.  The aim of Elphinstone is  to develop the "art ' of simply  living in the out-of-doors",  and to this end it emphasizes  wood craft, camp craft camp-r  ing-out trips, swimming instruction, life-saving courses,  camp-fire sing-songs and other  out-door activities, geared, of  course, to the age and ability  of the individual camper.  The boys live in dry airy  cabins and their activities, are  supervised every hour of the  night and day by friendly  counselors specially chosen  for their ability to call forth  the finest qualities in every  boy. Elphinstone has a well-  equiped: dining lodge and kit-  chen, and administrative  building, four-bed hospital and  the 144-acre property provides  room for varied program activities. For the first time electric power will be used to insure more adequate refrigeration, to pump the water, and  to provide light and power.  In order that the program  may be better adapted to the  interests of boys of different  ages,   Elphinstone  is  operated  ______  DATE PAD  May 17 .- Roberts Creek Legion Hall 8 p.m. meeting to  appoint sports field committee.  May 18'- Gibsons. Fair Committee 'meeting in the Parish  Hall  8  p.m.  May 18 - Wilson,Creek, Peninsula Players 3 one-act Plays,  Roberts Creek Community hall  May 13 - Granthams Comr  munity Hall Bingo  May 13 - May Dance, Community Hall Wilson Creek.  May 19 - Roberts Creek:  Hall Board Dance with "G  SHARP" Orchestra.  May 22 - Gibsons at United  Church Hall, Meeting, Garden  Club, at, 8  p.m.  May 26: Port Mcllpn Community -Centre" dance, proceeds  for,Boy Scouts and Cubs.  May 31: SL Mary's Altar Society rummage sale and home  cooking, JO a.m. to 2 p.m.  United Church Hall,  Gibsons.  June 2 - Another big Kiwanis Bingo "Nite".  June 6 - "Superfluity Sale,  St. Bartholomews W.A. In the  Parish Hall at 10.00. a.m.  June 12: Roberts Creek Improvement Association meet at  Legion Hall, 8 p.m.    .  June 17 - Father's Day Dinner Legion Hall Sechelt.  ixHaxpti Wilson  Totem  Realty  Phone  Gibsons  44  evenings 147  by sections under the guidance of a sectional director,  and each cabin housing eight  boys' has a" counselor responsible for the group.  Camp Elphinstone N places  great, importance upon leadership believing that a camp is  only as good as its staff. and  leaders. Returning as camp director this year is Mr. David  Yard, many years associated  with boys camps. The camp  staff consists of a registered  Nurse, waterfront director,  clerk, chef and staff, maintenance man and three sectional  directors.  Cam Smith, chairman of the  Camp Elphinstone advisory  committee, has announced  that registrations are now- being accepted from boys between the ages of 9 and 17 for  camping periods of eight  weeks.  A camp folder will be sent  on request by writing or calling the city office of the camp  in the Y.C.M.A. Building, 995  Burrard  Street,  Vancouver  5,  Church Services  ANGLICAN  Whit-Sunday  The   annual   Parochial   Service  combining the Congregations of St. Bartholomew's, St.  Hilda's and StAidan's will be  held at 3.00 p.m. in the School  Hall   Gibsons.   The     preacher  will be  the Rev.  L.A.  Smith,  ''B.D.,  Rector     cf   St.     Mark's  church  Vancouver. The Choir  will   render    special    musical  items. Following the Service a  Social Hour will be held.|  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- qf  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  7.30 Evening Service  Tuesdayy night 7.30  .  8 p.m. Friday night  MOBILEJCJNITS     .  ' ; B.C. ;P6wer Commission ,has  awarded a $196,500 contrabt  to Maxwell-Simson & Associates, Ltd., Vancouver, for the  manufacture and supply . of  two more 500 kilowatt mobile  deisel  generating   units.  The Commission already has  two of these "powerplants on  wheels" in operation. They  were the first of their kind in  British Columbia's electric.utility business and have "been, operating Since las'! December.  BIRTHS  ' LAIDLAW - Mr. andiMrs.  E.H. Laidlaw Sechelt, on May  6, "a son," Michael "John, 8 lbs  11-oz.. at St Mary's hospital. Long range weather forecasts indicate a season of high  fire hazard on the Pacific  Coast  this Summer.  Launching its annual drive,  against forest fires with the  celebration of Forest Conservation Week, May 19th-26th��  the Canadian Forestry Association announces the most intensive fire prevention campaign in   its 31-year  history.  A nation-wide event. "Forest  Conservation Week" is designed to focus the attention of  all Canadians on the Dominion's most important natural  resource - the forests and all  that they stand for in economic security, recreational advantages and wildlife habitat.  Each is an essential element  in our way of life and each  contributes its share to the  national well-being. In the  final analysis, however, all  benefits are contigent upon  the survival of the forest itself and in forest protection the  most vital concern at this season is fire prevention.  "No matter how highly we  may be geared to combat fire  in the forest, our efforts will  be wasted, without the fullest  co-dperation   of    the    general  public, and    particularly    the  travelling   public",   said  President B.B.     Gattie,    "Though  conditions have improved over  the years, statistics    for    the  lastytire season of record shows .  that    careless    campers     and  smokers   are   still   responsible  for approximately two out of  every five fires in British Co-  Roberts Creek  BY MRS. M. NEWMAN  The local beys lost 10-9 in  a baseball game played at  Gibsons Monday.  OES members met   at    the  home of Mrs. E.J. Shaw  last  Thursday   to   work  on cancer  dressings  and made    a    good  showing for  the evening's labor.  Sheets  donated  by  good  friends were greeted with enthusiasm.  Two     workers    set  about the  business  of ripping  them  to  the  desired  sizes for  dressings   fcr   one   woman   to  turn hems, and for bed pads to  be pieced together by another  worker.  Still   another    ripped  and  cut flannelette  and     cotton garments to be used    for  pads,    while    another     made  good use   of the sewing    machine.  The  assembly  line  did  not pause  until a latish hour  when the hostess served tea.  Charlies Bourn, /although  still confined to his bed in St.  Mary's Hospital, is making  satisfactory progress, end is  grateful for the cards and  notes he has received.  Mrs. Munn is in St. Vincent's hospital" for a check-up  and hopes to be back this week.  So anxious to have everything ship-shape for her brother Donald's-return from hospital was Miss May Walker, that,  in her haste she slipped and  fells dislocating a finger. Now  Donald is home and she is  wearing splints. On-May 10th  Miss Walker celebrated her  80th ; birthday ��� and was entertained at the home of Rev. and  Mrs. C- Harbord. A number of  friends were present .to'accord  her  felicitations.' :''  Everybody -is going to the  Community -Hall . on May 19  when the Gibsons G Sharps  will make their, debut at Roberts Creek. It promised to be a  fine dance with many weekenders present from the city:  Apropos  of Mother's    Day,'  one7-.mother, bending over, the  wash- tub of grimy jeans, -and -..  glancing at the bouquet of. wilted! .bleeding hearts and dandelions gracing the kitchen table,- ;  was heard -to murmer, .'JWell, .  I .guess I got something out of  the deal:"  A slightly overfed spaniel  waddling across the road;7 appeared, to be a big black bear  to ah approaching -near-sighted neighbor. So frightened was  she that she returned With considerable speed to her home  to get out her car to travel  the 600 feet distance between  the. two houses.  lumbia. While the public is  unquestionably more fire conscious today, the fact remains." Mr, Gattie added,  "that hazard conditions are becoming increasingly severe  with the rapid growth of tourist traffic and the opening up  of many new forest areas to  the public.  "Another important hazard  factor," he pointed out, "is the  steadily increasing acreage of  second growth timber, which  is much more susceptible to  fire than our old growth  stands. There are many reasons why second growth is  more vulnerable than old  growth. The old established  forest enjoys numerous advantages oyer younger timber,  among which are usually higher humidity and less hazardous undergrowth oh the forest floor. Also the thicker  bark of the mature trees affords protection against flash  burns. Fire danger in second  growth is always high because  the more open-stands dry faster in hot or windy weather and  the young trees themselves  have far less resistance to  flames."  "I am most happy and sincere in urging people of British Columbia to give > year-  round support to the work of  the Canadian Forestry Association," said Hon. R.G. Williston, minister of lands, in a  special Foreskt Conservation  Week message.  The most challenging responsibility of those charged  with the administration of our  great natural resources is the  task of keeping our people informed, the minister declared.  To tell the story, tlie resources  story, so that all have a clear,  factual understanding of the  "new look"; in utilization and  the reason for it - the vast demands being made on our raw  materials ,the plans to* perpetuate those resources through  able management - to tell.that  story is to unfold a dramatic  and vital struggle affecting  every living person in the  land.  British Columbia is the forest province of a forest nation.  Our dependence upon our forest resource to sustain our  economy is pretty well absolute. One-half of every dollar  earned in B.C. originates in  the forest. The forests employ  more people - 60*000 of them -  than any other single resource  in the province. The' average  wage scale in B.C. forest ^industries is the highest in Canada. The Value of forest products  in B.C.    has    averaged  87.;; Coast News May 1^71956  well; over    $500,000,000    each  year for the past five, ye'arsy  But what :<of the other values in our  wonderfUl yprovih--���-  cial park lands, the riversand  streams, the leaping trout and  the thrill of big game?. These  things too, are of tremendous  value to us and to those who  follow lis. And from a monetary standpoint    our    reacrea-  tionai resources -"based on the  forests -    bring    millions    of  tourist dollars to British    Columbia each year.  It is because of all these factors, with their vital effect ori  our welfare today and tomorrow, that the job of informing tne public o* its responsibility towards these, resources  is too tremendously important.  "Few organizations". Mr.  Williston concluded;--.' "have  done niore in this connecticin  than the Canadian Forestry  Association, which has for  half a century played . a key  role in keeping the people of  Canada aware of the forests  nr d their role in the life of  the i:-vt;ou."  For Guarenteed  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs  CHRIS'S   JEWELERS  Work   done   on   the   Premises  Phone Q6 Sechelt  NOW AT  Jeans *�����   T - Shirts ��ra   Belts  Caps ��^  Swim  Trunks  Sizes 8 to 16 Years  Gibsons     "    Theatre Bldg  Phone 2  tP^CTWllrtMMg*  MWfi^wwiikimm'iw i'W>  ���B*ffg  MUELER, MAYFLOWER & WILLIAMS OlL-6-MATIC  ESTIMATES gladly given, without obligation  1425 CLYDE, WEST VANCOUVER- WEST 3290  OIL FURNACE  No Down Payments Through:  N.H.A. Loans  in ! MAKE THE DEAL OF A LIFETIME AT  your FORD-MONARCH DEALER'S  in  andTRUC  You can cash in on the biggest used car and truck bargain spree in  town . . . right now at your Ford-Monarch Dealer's! 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H ��ft*F     - I WE %&' i %��F B^ mF ������' ��� SECHELT  Your Ford - Monarch Dealers  WATCH FOR THE NEW WORLD'S FINEST & FASTEST-CUTTING  LARGER BROTHER  OF THE FAMOUS     H.M.-I. E.L. CHAIN SAW  HARBOUR MOTORS  Roy Dusenbury, Pender Harbour ."African Conflfct'V- a -25-  minute : sound ">��� documentary  film -in color, will be shown  in.the.Pentecostal Tabernacle,  Gibsons on; May ?2 at 8 p.nv  according to an announcement iftade by Rev. M.T. Stron^  stad.  Rev. John McBride,. a notive  of Pemborke, Ontario, wh0 has  served two terms in eKnya as  a missionary (the' last in the  centre of Mau-Mau activity),  is showing the film across  Canada  and  will   supplement  BONDED  BRAKE LININGS  FOR ALL MAKES  OF CARS  USED CARS  SALES  SERVICE  P^RTS  R#AIRS  For The  .the film.-with a few personal  .observations. Admission is free  and the public is invited.  This film throws into sharp  contrast the conflicting elements of life in British East  Africa. They are pictured as  in a state of consternation  over the deepening inroads of  Mau-Mau violence, even in  Nairobi itself.  The , Mau-Mou themselves  are shown in a sympathetic  light, which, however, in no  way condons their barbarities.  In; scenes dominated by the  smooth-touged Mau-Mau chie^yl  Jomo Kenyattay it is easy to  understand; how the untaught  and discontented Africans  would foe captivated by promises of land and freedom from  foreign domination.  Viewers of "African Conflict" will be astounded at the  attitude of the loyal Christian  Kikuyu, as revealed in this  documentary film. Even the  British Secretary of Foreign  Affairs, Mr. Winters, is quoted  as  having   condem <���  as having commended the loyalty of these natives, even  though their refusal to cooperate with the Mau-Mau or to  take their blasphemous oaths,  has often caused their martyrdom.  GENERAL  AUTOMOTIVE  REPAIRS  TIRES -BATTERIES  WELDING  McCULLOCH   SAWS  The inventory of Canadian  forests being carried out under  a five-year agreement between  the federal government and  seven provincial governments  is approximately three-quarters finished.  SERVICE STATION  Phone 85T Sechelt  JOHN J. DUNKIN  Doctor of Optometry  906  Birks  Building  VANCOUVER, B.C.  WI6ACD$  "Professiona^^ Softball Spikes  Summer Shoes for AU  Phone 25G Sechelt  Peninsula "Players  Present  %   3 One-Act Comedies  Roberts Creek Hall  Friday, May 18 - Spin.  Tickets 50c ��� Elementary School 25c  tf  \ANNUAL BAL��  ISGHOOI- N^LL  MAY 19  DAN��p: f|P^l. to ? j  Good:iMtisic -Prizes Galore  i- J  li*>!&EI&J:W  staff isbusier than ever  Y **  yMbnique Caoiieux, vTtheypert  16-year-old Montreal vocalist,  is how a regular fixture oh" C-  BC Television'si( weekly variety . "Holiday Ranch".'Her  rapid rise to the ;top. bracket  of popularity has been unprecedented  in  Cajaadian enter;-.  tainment  circles.  In -Magistrate Johnston's  court last week, John Drake,  of New Westminster was 7firied;  -7,^150e and costs, for .'driving  while his ability was impaired,  near Garden Bay Lake.  Chris Julien cf Sechelt, for  being drunk on the Reserve,  was fined $15 and costs, and  his., brother Alex Julien was  given a similar fine for having beer on the reserve. The  beer, was seized.  William Brochert  of    Richmond B.C.,  and Charles  Forest of Stillwater,    B.C.    were  Teach fined  $50 and costs for  drinking beer on the Gibsons  ywharf.  Illegal parking in Gibsons  cost James Mackie of Gibsons  and A. Glennie of Port Mellon each $2 arid, costs.  John Bailey of North Vancouver, for speeding in a  school zone at Gibsons; George  Davidson cf Vancouver, Theo-  dor' Schultz of Westview; William Englehart cf Roberts  Creek, Joseph Plourde of Gib- ;  McKibbin  sons, Norbert Luke of Port  Coquitlam, Mrs. Eileen Ballentine of Gibsons, and Albert  f Gi^ss: ofyVancouyer,! each for  -exceeding the speed limits at  points, alongthe; Sechelt highway, were fined $25 and costs.  Fishing in    Sakinaw    Lake  without an    : angler's    licence  .makes that   : sport    expensive.  Robert: Lee of Madeira 7 Park  paid a fine of $10 and costs.  Coast News May 17  1956      0  Dennis Hughes, being a minor in possession of liquor, was  fined $20 and costs. His story  that he met a stranger who  bought the beer for him did  not  convince   the  Magistrate.  Driving while his licence  was suspended cost Peter Hanson of Pender Harbour a fine  of $30 and costs.  LARGE L0A&S  $7.50 DELIVERED GIBSONS  ��8.00 OUTSIDE GIBSONS  wm SAWDUST  ��6.50 DELIVERED GIBSONS  X $7.00 OUTSIDE GIBSONS  lumber mm  PHONE GIBSONS 151  Rpd Cross   k^s library  group busy  ������   '    ���                                  ���  IntroducingyKElTH MIDDLETON  FULLER  BRUSH  SALIS &  SERVICE  for Peninsula  Sechelt  P.O. Box 16                 Phone 82G  1  The Red Cross group of Roberts Creek continue to be very  active. It has recently sent a  shipment of completed work  to headquarters which reciev-  ed a personal note of appriei-  ation from the chairman of the  Women's Work groups, commending the good work done.  The shipment consisted of a  102 articles including one  large quilt, 17 sweaters, 16  pairs of socks, pyjamas, child-  rens underwear and baby  gowns, all made since the middle of January.  At the recent meeting in  Vancouver of Women's Work  Committee, Roberts Creek  group was represented by two  of its members, Mrs. Hall and  Miss Smears. It was an interesting meeting, dealing with  all aspects of work done.  _. An Tinstructiye and helpful  discussion took place on the  correct way of making' garments. Mrs. Thomas of Ceylon gave a vivid: account of her  Red Cross work in Ceylon,  and brought sincere thanks for t  all supplies given by Canadian  Red Cross. '  "  The Roberts Creek group  members are now working on  a fresh consignment. New  workers are always welcome.  The group meets at the'home  of Mrs. C. Haslam, president,  every alternate Thursday. The  next meeting will be May 17  at 2 p.m. ���      '  Dick McKibbin was elected  President and Reg Adams secretary treasurer of the Library Board at the annual meeting last week. Mrs. Propp has  consented to be assistant secretary totake some of increasing work.  Committees on books chosen  were: Adult, Miss JarvisyMrs.  Donaldson, Mrs. Adams, Mrs.  Propp, and' Mrs'. H.E. Wilson;  Junior, Mrs. McKibbin and  Mrs. Burns.  It was decided to continue  present hours Tuesday and  Saturdey until June 23, after  which there will be Tuesday  library sessions only, until  September.  Much of the discussion cen-  ; tered around the lack of personnel to assist with the operation of the library, and the  actual preparation of books  -for circulation. There have  been over 200 books recently  acquired, and help is needed  to-prepare  them for use.  Assistant librarians are also wanted. The work is not  technical and the hours are  short. Anyone willing to lend  a hand should contact any official or committee member  who will be glad to supply information.  RENEVP YOUR SPORTS TOGS  at TASELLA SHOP  Baseball Spikes ��� Sport Shoes  Men's Slacks ���' Boys' Shorts  Women's Slacks & Pedal Pushers  Cotton Skirts ��� Shorts &. Halters  Phone 29F Sechelt  More than 48,000,000 trees  have been planted on unoccupied crown lands in six Canadian provinces since 1951 un  der reforestration agreements.  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To   recieve     Family     Assis-  7 tahce mothers are requested to  make application at the Immi-  . gration   Office    nearest    their  home or by writing to the Director of Immigration, Department  pf Citizenship   and  Immigration,  Ottawa.  Family Assistance payments  will be mailed to mothers di-r  rectly from Ottawa every three  \ months. For convenience each  quarterly cheque wil be ac-  ��� compahied by,, an application  form to be submitted near the  end of the following three-  month  period.  Family Assistance payments  are intended to help newcomers ^become, established in Canada and to keep families united.  MARSHALL-WEILS  I  \  The only house pqint guaranteed not  to blister oh new wbod! Sold with a  "double-your-mohey-back" guarantee!  ��� 100% Blister-Proof on.new wood!  ��� More Blister-Resistant on painfed.^  wood!  ��� Stain-Proof...no more rust streaks!  ��� Fume-Proof... no more discoloration!  ��� Self-Priming... requires no undercoat!  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Since when does the Vancouver Sun's sports page speak  for the people of the city and  how can Mr. Smith say that  WE didn't want an American  to move baseball into Vancouver but decided to go along  with him because it was the  only way to get PCL baseball.  He wasn't speaking fcr me  and" I'm sure he wasn't speaking for a lot of baseball fans.  To a .club owner like Mr.  Laws whose team was wallowing in the league cellar  who had been promised Sunday baseball and didnt get it  and who may be in some sort'  of financial trouble vainly  looking for better talent, it  must have been the perfect end  to have a comparatively unknown sports ��� writer wake  him up at 1 a.m. and ask simple questions just to further  his own ends. All this after  Laws told him he would make  a statement  in the morning.  Association May 7 meeting.  Mr. Cope presided. He spoke  on his enquiry on the proposed site for a cemetery at Wilson   Creek and  his talk with  Mr. Howlett on it. The ..question cf a Roberts Creek sports  . day_ was. postponed  until  the  June 12 meeting.  Mr. Cope was asked tD look  into several . matters upon  which complaints had been received: indiscriminate dumping  of garbage on. private proper  ty, discharging of firearms to  the/ public danger, and cars  speeding   on  Beach < Avenue.  FINED   OVER   FIRE  In Police Court in Sechelt  May 15th before Stipendiary  Magistrate A. Johnston, John  Smuk of Smuk Logging Co.  was charged with failing- to  do his part to control and extinguish a fire.  He was found guilty and  fined $100 and costs.  :Il*KiK��>l��lt����������ajt<i��K��B��t����lllB>>rBMB��^K��l��K>*��M������K**M��-Bt-��ft����K��aj*KMlt��MM��l  We Cruise and Estimate  and PAY CASH on Signing  the Contract  SUCRE LUMBER CO.  SAWMILLS  Top performance end lively beauty are .the outstanding attributes of Buick's new Century and Special  series for 1956. A 255 horsepower V-8 engine, with four-barrel carburetor, hooked up to the new variable  pitch Dynaflow transmission makes the Century the leading performer on the highway. Special models  are powered by the same big engine, rated in this series at 220 h.p. Dynaflow drive is standard equipment  on the Century, optional on the Special. Many engineering, advances have been made in the chassis  ��f both series to improve ride and stability. ���:   ''  Phone 150 or 151  Gibsons  wnn9*tww99mwsnm*Mw��wwmw**nmnnn%m)tm��*tw%wm%%t%w��9��tn%s**mwa*w*nwnKitw*wi*mnw9wnin  &  L  As for writer Dobie,. besides emitting weird, sounds  similar to an oyster in childbirth, he takes, up a good part  of the sports page in a letter  to. Mr. Laws which to me  sounded like it came from the  pen of a severely reprimanded  child.  Owning the Vancouver  Mounties is a private business  venture that should not be interfered with except in'the interest of sport  itself.  enior League  The Mid-Peninsula Senior  B Softball League starts Sunday afternoon with Pender  Harbour pla3'ing the Firemen  at Elementary school grounds  at 2:30     ,     ,  The night games see the  last years league champion  Port Mellon team playing the  last year's Osborne cup winr  ners, Wilson Creek at Wilson  Creek, at 6.30. the other 6.30  contest takes place in Gibsons  as the Merchants play host to  Sechelt.  Next week's schedule sees  the Firemen at Wilson Creek  on Tuesday, Merchants at  Port Mellon, Wednesday and  and Sechelt at Pender Har-  our  Thursday.  Little L  The sports page of the Sun  then showed how narrow it  was by practically ignoring  the Vancouver Mounties in the  next few issues. I see,now that  someone with a broader mind  than sports editor Smith mu'st  have taken the wheel and returned the sports page to its  usual  fine  form.  Dick Bedoes, one of panada's better sports columnists  was just a day late with the  only sensible word written on  the whole affair.  e League  Wilson Creek won the opener of the season against Gibsons Little League team last  Sunday, stretching the play into extra innings for an 8-7 win.  John Lowden of Gibsons  was their pitcher, while the  Wilson Creek man, credited  with the win was Robin Mac-  Fadaney.  Coach Jack Lowden described it an excellent contest.  The next game will be at  Gibsons, Sechelt vs Gibsons at.  6 p.m., Thursday May 17. Sunday, May 20 at Pender Harbour at 2 p.m. will be the  third game.       N    7  DOWN the ALLEYS  BY   ELSIE  JOHNSON  The Ball and Chain Bowling  League held its annual.,Bowl-  ing Banquet at' the \ Wilson.  Creek Community haHl Sat.,  May 5. After dinner, catered  by Mrs. Anne Gary, the League held an annual meeting  with election of officers for  the next year. Mrs. Dorothy  Smith, on behalf of the Sechelt  Alleys, thanked the League  for their invitation to the;Banquet.  Mr. and Mrs. Ben Lang presented the Lang Trophy to  Harry Fontaine, Captain of the  Harridans, and winning team  trophies to the players of the  team.. Mrs. Leslie Jackson,  president of the .league,..., presented the remaining trophies  and . thanked her executive  and the bowlers for their cooperation in the past year,  efcllowingtrophieswere Th  The following trophies were  presented: Winners, Harridans,  Harry Fontaine,    capt.;    Run-  ners-Up, Rose-ettes, Rose Morrison capt. men's high average,  Orv Moscrip 221; women's* high  average,    Eve    Moscrip    203;  men's high three, Allen Chester   303;   women's high three,  Kathy Coe 688;    men's    high  single, Bud Fearnley 309:.women's high  single, Anne Kurluk 269; Most Improved Bowler Men, John Richardson and  women, Mary Lehman.  Sechelt News  BY MRS. A. A. FRENCH  Mr. and Mrs. Ed Reid have  their 'first grand-daughter, a  girl born to Mr; and Mrs. Roy  White. Mrs. White is the former Sally Reid and Mr/and Mrs.  John White are paternal  grandparents.  Several members of the newly formed W.A. to St. Hilda's  church attended a luncheon at  St. Bartholomew's W.A., Gibsons, with Mrs. Alice Batehelor president.. Guest speakers  were Mrs. C. Cooke, educational secretary of the Diocesan Board, and Mrs. Excell,  vice president of the North  Vancouver Deanery.  At the last meeting of the  Rebekah Lodge, 76, I.O.O.F.,  May 19 was chosen for a dance  in the school Hall, .Gibsons,  and Nov. 3, the date for the annual  bazaar.  , Mrs. H. Johnson paid a, visit to her son* Leo Johnson and  his wif6.  Mrs. A. Batehelor and Mrs.  D. Browning are attending  the Legion Convention in  Cranbrook,   B.C.  Mr. and Mrs. E.E." Redman  have returned to Sechelt, Mr.  Redman in much improved  health .The Art Redmans are  in Sechelt on a short visit.  Joint services of the Anglican churches at Gibsons will  be held on May 20 at 3 p.m. ���  Members are reminded to. call  Sechelt 127 for transportation.  Good shows  are lined up  This week, Thursday and  Friday bring special fare for  - theatre-goers at Gibsons Theatre, with the romantic story,  Out of the Clouds, coupled  with adventure and suspense  . against the back-ground of  London's air-port.  There's a special Saturday  Matinee for tlie young fry,  Hop-Along Cassidy, a. full  western, with the favorite  character in the saddle.  Saturday evening, and the  holiday Monday, for both matinee and evening showings,  . Above Us The Waves wil> be  screened. This is a stirring  story of a famous naval battle,  which ended in the fiords of  Norway with the torpedoing of  the German battleship, - the  von Tirpitz. John Mills, John  Gregson and D.onald Sinden  play stellar roles in this picture. ��  Coming for the three days,  May 24,25 and 26, Walt Disney has produced-another pair  of, master-pieces, The Littlest  Outlaw, and Johnny Apple-  seed. The Littlest Outlaw has  just completed a tremendous  run in Vancouver.  Color and cinemascope bring  out the acting oft Pedro Ar-  mandez, and his horse. He* is  pursued by an army, sought  by the law, and captured by  bandits. Younger members of  the audience will recognize  the characters from the Walt  Disney  comic  strips.  Johnny Appleseed is a short  feature   in   animated   cartoon,  Sechelt Ladies League .trophy awards: Winners, Guttersnipes, Leslie Jackson, capt;  runners-up, Greenhorns, Pearl  MacKenzie capt; high team  three, Ups and Downs, Hilda  Lee, Capt, high team single,  Duds, Ella Gibbons capt; high  average, Eve Moscrip- 202;  high three, Harriett Duffy .703;  high single, Dcorthy Smith 319;  most improved bowler, Phyl-y  lis Page.  On behalf  of   the    League,  Edna Wakefield, presented. Elsie Johnson with a lovely pair ���  of ear-rings  for her  work  as  i-ccretary.  Sechelt Sports Club trophy  awards: Winners, <.D'8's, Pio  Vogrig capt: runners-up Holey  Rollers, Bob Lemieux capt;  ��� high team three, Polecats,  Pearl Mackenzie capt;  high team single, Tomcats  Rudy Crucil capt; men's high  average Pio Vogrig 205; women's high average, Elsie  Johnson 194; men's high threes-  Lino Tuomaz 827; women's  high three, Harriett Duffy 721;  men's high single Frank Jor-  gensen 329; women's high/ sin-  gle,yElaine McLean 304.  Ten    Pin    League    trophy  awards:   . Winners,     Nelson's,  Jack   Fox    capt;     ruriners-up,  Peninsula   Building  Bob     Lemieux capt; high overage, Don ���  'Caldwell 163; iiigh three, Jack  Fox 596; high single, Sam Mac-   i  Kenzie* 253.  in  Walt  style.  Disnev's    inimitable  The Port Mellon ' Bowling  League will hold its annual  Banquet on Sat, May 19.:  . Port Mellon trophy awards:  Winners, Hot Shots, Ried  Taggart, capt, runners,up No-  Names, Randy Wiren, capt;  men's high average, Chris  Johnson 215; women's high  average, Helen Clark 175;  men's   high   three,   Reid   Tag  gart 851; women's high three,  Forda Gallier 653; men's high  single, Gerry Bowes  317; women's* high single, Natalie Ad-,  ison 298.  On Friday, Maiy -11, the  play-offs for the Standard Motors Cup took place. , This  Cup is played for. by the winning team from each league.  The teams taking part were:  Port Mellon, Hot Shots'; Gibsons Mixed, Milabilias; Bali &  Chain, Harridans; Sechelt Ladies, Guttersnipes; Peninsula  Commercial, Peninsula Building; Sechelt Sports Club, D-8's;  and Pender Harbour, Pin  ��� Heads.  The  D-8's   of    the    Sechelt  Sports Club were winners.  the "rcGGERy  New Summery "Party" Dresses  from $9.95 to ��19.95  SUMMER PLAY TOGS  MEN'S SPORTSWEAR  Phone 95Q  Sechelt  m��  A Delightful Romance, mixed with Plane Schedules  OUT OF THE CLOUDS  WITH Anthcmy Steel; Robert Beaity. David Knight  and Margo Lorenz  Thurs. and Friday,  May 17 and 18  Clem wires  Hop - Along Cassidy: Western  Special Matinee:  Saturday, 2, p.m.  of  m  Wires from the bundles  Newspapers thrown- down  Roberts Creek area by7 Careers, and considered a danger  to pedestrians, have been successfully dealt with by Mr.  Cope it was reported at the  Roberts   Creek    Improvement  For Gtiarenieed  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs  CHRIS'S   JEWELERS  Work   done   on   the   Premises  Phone 96 Sechelt  The Amazing Naval Battle, with Submarine Action  ABOVE US THE WAVES  the torpedoing of the von Tirpitz  Saturday May 19, 7 & 9 p.m.     Monday, May 21, 7.30 p.m.  Monday Matinee, 2 p.m.  COMING:     THREE BIG DAYS OF DISNEY  The Littlest Outlaw  and a "Long Short": Johnny Appleseed  Thursday, Friday, Saturday,       May 24, 25, 26.  GIBSONS THEATRE  A  s give  LONG VIGOROUS RING  ��� when calling the telephone operator  * when ringing off  In a magneto telephone system, it is important that you turn  the crank vigorously and continuously for about 3 seconds at the  beginning and end of each call. The first long ring tells the  operator that you want to make a call and the last tells her the line  is free-' ���  REMEMBER: the RING-OFF is especially important otherwise  the operator may report jour line as "busy/' to anyone "~  trying to call you.  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPAttt

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