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The Coast News May 10, 1956

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Array ^i?*���-, r -r.'n ~^mmM\iiiia-?ii$&i%5*~  .������jf -i iT^-.far/\;.������-���7c".-!-p���,=  * V*:--!;,' ���j-w-.v;: .-k*^ .vv-"^^ j^-p^v Ci?^?^'r ^r-F^^"^^:'-*i.-^r^^ ��^  Published in Gibsons, B.C.  Voiuroe ID. Number 19  May 10, 195B.  Serving the Growing  Sunshine Coasi  from Squamish  io Pender Harbour  Super-Vatu  store to  Construction is scheduled to  . start on a new Super-Valu  Store at Gibsons this weekend,  according to Keith Wright.  7 The, contract has been  awarded to Peninsula Contractors, ��td., of Sechelt, for the  65x85 foot cement block build-  -���ing.V^pcai AVdrfcmen will, be  ��� employed������m- the construction.  Sy<|; Smales ofy Gower Point  . willy be doing; y the concrete  Tfelpck - yworici ,y and Al Gibbons  ^W&^x)re?k' the painting.  It;";is^Utider^dd tlie value of  the buiid^i^ will be  $45,000.  The sto^e .will be built, on  the'-John 3Maci)phald property  ��� near' Eapfiinstorie; fljchopl and  recently acquired ; by Keith  Wright iahd; John Matthews, of  ���M &:;wVst6res.;;:';;'7vv'gy "]"''  '    The; building Will sit back  120 feet from the highway so  as t07 allow ��� parking in front  and-at the sidte�� withah ihitiai Seehelts ynew yillage  com-    -   Tlie problem concerning the  capacity; of 75cars Mr. Wright    mission;^; puitingyin    many    administrative end of the fire  states.7';; many hours   of wdrk, having    department has ..been discuss-  Constrjuction will take about    held  three meetings since in-    dd an&\the matter left    with  Trade licence bylaw  is passed at  This map shows the 101-mile  high tension that B.C. Electric  is building from- Cheekeye to  Powell River.  Prepare for  big parade  threeirionths. A ^variety of "hit-,  ^es in. negotiations held up  'proceedings for almost two  months, but all is under control now.  iiVTtte'new .store will be open-  auguration.  Chief' item so far is passage  of : Bylaw Number One, the  Trades licencing bylaw. The  bylaw means that when it has  been registered.   in    Victoria,  the. fire  department itself   to  present its   views to  tlie Vil  lage commission.  ed by Keith Wright and John    Sechelt merchants will    then  Matthews    and    Mr.    Wright  states he will retain his pres-'  eht M & W^ Store in the thea-  tre^Buiiding^. ���. V      ��� 7: '���  Gibsons fad  ets cheque  on street  The   Sunshine     Coast    Boy,  Scout   Association    drive   for,  s>?ry:  is se  lected  Glen  Wicklund  of Gibsons,  a student at Elphinstone high     for hire, $5 for the first car or  be liable for a trades license.  Under this bylaw the average merchant will have to pay  a license of $5 each six months.  Carnivals  will  have   to     pay  ^Oyp^r^  six months, power -companies^-���/^y-yy---"^'������-;.-  $50y ; transient'^ traders 7 $25^  'and  Merest .has  reached  the*  theatres $10/ wholesalers  $25,    point    where    the    campaign  billiard  halls  $27.50, fowling    manager R..Gill is being hand-"  alleys $10 and autos and trucks     ed  donations    right    on    the  Plans are now being worked out for this May ��ay. parade  at Sechelt by the committee in  charge and it is expected this  year's parade will be one of  the best.   ��� .  Gibsons merchants  are also  reported to be at work on the  project because there is a general  understanding  that  with  Gibsons staging a July 1 celebration with    Sechelt    entries  that Gibsons would do its part  u^;i^ helping swell the parade on  ^ay 21V when Sechelt holds its:  "May   Day  celebration- ?  Entry forms for the Sechelt  parade can be obtained from  W. Smith at the Village Bakery. The parade will form up  school has been chosen one of  Canada's three delegates to the  Junior Red Cross international conference to be held in  Maryland this summer, Mrs.  C. Day, organizer of the Elphinstone Junior'Red Cross announces. '  Miss Dann Junibr Red Cross  truck and $2.50 for each other  car or truck.  The license fee will be paid  twice yearly, July 15 and Jan.  15, to the village clerk in the  municipal office. There is a  penalty clause in the bylaw  for 'those not paying.  Another bylaw  taking   con-  provincial director, along with siderable time to pass is jthat  two  members of the    British known as Bylaw Number- Two,  Red Cross, Mrs. Carey and Miss the Procedure    Bylaw,   under  Falconer,  field  workers,  visit- which  th<�� village commission     The campaign lasts one month  street. . .   ������  With  Scout.troops and Cub at  12.45 with judging at 1.30  packs growing in every section with the procession starting at  of  the Sunshine Coast, wider 2  p.m.  interest .is  being  shown  than The   two  May  Queens  will  was  ever   shown   before,   and be Roberta Johnson, for    the  the  campaign staff is leaving Elementary School    and    her  no  stone   unturned   to  arouse princesses will be Anna Scott  interest where it might be flag- and Betty Baird and the other  ging. queen will be Corinne Wilson  Donations  will   be  accepted for the  Reserve School   with  by    the    Bank    of    Montreal Linda Joe and Irene Francis as  branch at Gibsons  or Sechelt. princesses.  ed the Gibsons area  over the will  operate.   This  sets     days  weekend. They visited the high and times for meeting, parlia-  school  on   Friday,  and    were mentary  procedure  and  other  impressed with    the    school's matters. '  Red Cross council 'and the At a special meeting Mon-  work they were-doing. day night when the Licensing  The Junior Red Cross will bylaw was given final reading,  raise the funds to pay their B. Williams; provincial sani-  delegate's fare and the Red taryi inspector, conferred with  Cross will provide (living ex- the commission on various as-  penses oh the trip. Mrs. Day pects of sanitation, drainage  states. - and other-matters without de-  School activities ������' to raise finite conclusions being reach-  $100 will be held. ed.  ���-  The Coast News will receive .     The     commission     is     also  contributions  for    which    re- working  on  the   garbage  dis-  ceipts will be issued. posal and Commissioners Par-  and Magistrate Johnston, chairman of the group committee  feels sure the Sunshine Coast  people will do their part towards making the future for  Scouting  worthwhile.  A payroll canvass will be instituted at Port Mellon Canadian Forest Products mill and  it is expected quite a tidy  sum will be obtained.  Port Mellon Scout and Cub  saw Mrs. Swartz, president of players,  charter night recently held, .George Kynock is stage  the W.A. presented with the . manager; Rae' Nestman, elee-  troop charter by Commission- trician as well as juvenile  er  John Wood  of the central     lead; Fred Mutter is in charge  Play-goers  can use bus  Bus transportation has been  arranged for play-goers May;  18, leaving Sechelt at 7.30  p.m., to carry them to the Wilson Creek Community hall,  where three bne-act plays wili  be presented by the Peninsula  The ..peninsula and. .British    ker and Dawe are working on     committee Following the cere-     of tickets  Columbia will "be well repre- the bylaw - covering this,  sented by Glen Wickund, who Arrangements are- under-  wpnthe honor "because of, his way for acquirement of' the  integrity and his capacity to old bank building for a muni-  receive and transmit infprma- cipal hall. Negotiations are un-  tion accurately, which he has derway  with Shell Oil repre-  dembnstratedi as an ex-officio  attendant at all meetings and  reporting thereon for his own  class.  sentatives to see what can be  done  about it.  mony two movies were shown ,     Mrs.  Critchell is    directing  and refreshments were served, the   plays,     in    which    John.  The old Port Mellon library Browning, Maude Kraft, Harry  building  .has   been   moved   to Fontaine, Anne Pearson,' Elea-  behind.  the  new    Community nor  Crucil, Fred Blatter, Rae   -  Centre where  it will be used Nestman,     Vi    Little,    Suridi  as a club house    for    Scouts, Stroshein, Dorothy    Ericksoru  Cubs,   Guides  and   Brownies. and George Page are players.  Average hill reduced  approximately ajhird  B.C. Electric has announced  Fraser Valley electric ��� rates  have been introduced in the Sechelt Peninsula, which the  company took over from the  B.O> Power Commission effective May 1, following approval of the transfer by the Lieu-  tenant-Governor-in-Council and  the Public Utilities Comrnis-  sion.  ��� For residential customers,  the new Tates are the same as  those in Vancouver.  As a result, most families  will pay less for energy than  heretofore.  . Monthly rates now in effect  in the Peninsula are as follows:  5 cents per k.w.h. for the  first 60 JfeyW.li.  2M> cents per k.wr.h. for the  next 200 k.w.h.  SA cents per k.w.h. for the  next 500 k-WJi.  1*4 cents per k.w.h. for consumption in excess of 760 k.w.  h. per month. ���  (Based on calculations arrived at by} comparing Power  Commission rates with those  of B.C.: EJfictric^ the average  bill: would lie cut by approximately one-third. A bill totaling $15 under Power Commission rates would be around  $10 under B.C. Electric rates).  Rates previously in effect  were on a demand-energy basis  with variations    according   to  different classes    of    resident  tial customer. .       -  Minimum charges, which ih  the Pender Harbour, Half  Moon Bay and Secret Cove district were set at $10 per  month, and elsewhere on the  Peninsula at $2 per month, also were reduced by BCE.  Householders will now. pay  a monthly minimum of 50  cents. ;  Approximately 1,500 customers are affected by the change  in rates. They live chiefly in  the communities of Gibson's  Landing, Wilson Creek Roberts Creek, Selma Park, Sechelt, Half Moon Bay, Kliendale, Pender Harbour, porpoise Bay and Secret Cove.  ,  Officials said negotiations  are also going.on to serve Port  Mellon and Woodfibre, on the  West Coast of Howe Sound,  with B.C. Electric power. If  agreement is reached, the company will begin service to  these two areas in October,  when the 101-mile high-tension line to Powell River is  completed.  Construction of the. 138,00-  volt circuit is now going ahead-  at full speed.  . BCE offices have been opened at Sechelt, and poles, wire  and line' equipment have been,  moved into the region with a  view to rehabilitating and expanding thie present distribution system.  Jk4<  OES station  The local chapter of the  OES is organizing its own cancer dressing station which will  be situated in    Gibsons ���  and  Born to Mi', and Mrs. Bob  Finnerty, a son, at 1:45 a.m.  Thursday, May 3,. one-and-a-  half   miles  east   of Kliendale.  All was confusion    in    the  little hands," murmered Grace  and Bob groaned and wished  the car would sprout wings.  Then he was on black-top and  swerving around the corner in  led up at St. Mary's Hospital  where Mrs. Finnerty and her  son were ably attended by the  staff. ;     -  The: coutage of    the    little  to Kliendale where the bright     mother through the entire or-  which  will involve    a     great Delivery Room whioh"was the lights of     the     R.M.    Dubois deal is something  that  Grace  deal of steady    and    detailed back seat of the  taxi. store shone like an oasis in the and Bob say they will not soon  work.on the part of members. "It's     a    boy,"     exclaimed, desert., forget.  -The station will be in a pos- Grace Cumming,  (wife of the         Hastily soliciting the aid of Last report from the Hospi-  ition to supply sterilized dress- . taxi driver who had gone along Mr. and    Mrs.    Dubois,    who tal states mother and son are  ings where needed locally.. At for  the  ride) as    the    baby's proved . themselves  wonderful- doing nicely and Grace reports  present such dressings have to first cry was heard. ly co-operative, they were soon that Bob is, recuperating slow-  be sent from    Vancouver    in "How  the     devil    do    you ori their way again,, with Mrs. ly^ It is rumored *that Bob is  some  cases. It  is    not    likely know?"  asked Bob, from   the Dubois   assisting. Grace    with equipping; the taxi Withs medi-  that the station\ will be in operation before September but the  preliminary preparation is going on now.  darkness of the front seat as  he held the cab at 40 miles per  hour.  mother and baby and Mr. Dubois tearing off ahead to alert  cal and surgical supplies^, sporting a white jacket and wear-  the  hospital.  In  a  short   time    ing  a  stethoscope around  his  "He's  got   the  most perfect the perspiring taxi driver pul-       neck.  Giwth of Southern British  Columbia, which has outpaced the rest of Canada for the  past 10 years, faces rapid acceleration during the next  quarter century.  And that means demand for  electricity will zoom to keep  the wheels of industry whirling and home lights and appliances in service.  B.C. Electric has maintained a full-pace lead with its  supply of power in the expansion race to date and to ensure this position is maintained the company's planners  have projected their thinking  ahead to 1980:    "  Recently in a speech at the  annual meeting of the company's shareholders, Dal Grauer, BCE president and a leading Canadian economist, grappled with the problem.  "Nowhere," ' he told the  shareholders, " are the proportions of the current expansion  in B.C. better shown than in  the capital program of the B.  C. Electric because of the necessity of our anticipating  growth requirements of ���the  areas we  serve."  He predicted these areas on  the Lower Mainland and,  Southern Vancouver Island  will require 6,000,000 horsepower of additional generating capacity by 1980 at a total capital cost of about $2,500,-  O00.,000,  Mr. Grauer pointed out that  B.C. Electric sold 15.9 per  cent more kilowatt hours, exclusive of export, in 1955  than during: the previous year.  "If we round this figure off  at. 15 percent and project it  for five years, we shall need  to add 838,000 h.p. more generating capacity to our system by 1960," he reasoned.  "And this will more than  double our'system genrating  capacity at the end of 1955.  He addedr "A ten years' projection at 15 percent load  growth requires 2,300,000 h.p.  more by 1965 than today.  "Taking the 25-year period  that the Royal Commission on  Canada's Economic Prospects  is being, asked to look ahead  , and projecting our generating requirements ori a7 15 percent load growth for the next  five years, 10 percent for the-  next five years and 8 percent  for the remaining 15 years, we  get an additional generating  requirement by 1880 of 5,850,-  000 h.p.  "If one applies an arbitrary but not unrealistic cost  figure bf $400 per horsepower  mission and distribution expen-  to .cover generation, trans-  ses," he continued, "one arrives at a total capital cost  figure, of about $2,500,000,000  for electrical expansion ori our  system to 1980"  "The size of the growth that  B.C. is experiencing and that  lies ahead," lie said, "is convincing refutation of the small,  doctrinaire minority that woulS  leave no place for private enterprise in the public utility-  field and would . throw ih&  whole burden of these massive  requirements on the shoulders  of the province".  Free tennis  for children  School children may * play  tennis on the Gibsons courts  free of charge, the Tennis club  has announced: An annual  membership fee of $6 is charged adult players.  When members are waiting  to play on the courts, the free  players are expected to stand  aside. Even with this arrangement, the children should get  in a lot of tennis this year.  o nas  125  Ticket 125, a door prize is  unclaimed.  Someone must hold it because it was drawn at the Girl  Guides tea recently. The prize  can be obtained; from Mrs.  Dave Walker and .must be  claimed by May 15 or another  number will be drawn.  Door prizes were won by^  Mrs. C. Poteet and Mrs. T.  Chambers. The tea was a success. 9   C -�� ���'������!���  ���  } !     ���     \  ��t Mjems  Published fey sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.,  every Thursday, at Gibsons, B.C.  FRED  CRUICE, Editor and Publisher  DO  WORTMAN, Advertising Manager  Member Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association  and the B.C. division of C.W.N.A.  Box 128, Gibsons, B.C. Phone 45Q  Authorized Second Class Mail, Post Office Department. Ottawa.  Hates of Subscription: 12 mos., $2;    6 mos., $1.25;    3 mos., 75c  United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year. 5c per copy.  To put into words the story of the trials and tribulations, of  B.C. Power Commission employees to keep supplied with power, the area from Gibsons and beyond; to the northwestern end,  is beyond the scope-of The Coast News which can only make a  stab at the whole^ picture, and hope to come up with words of  praise for those individuals.  The job was no sinecure and conditions which kept sensible  people in their homes were faced by them, probably with a  good hearty grumble, but nevertheless faced and power services cut off through some storm stress or other breakdowns, were  repaired so that customers could have light, heat and power.  To all those employees of the Power Commission, who  through the years, took the bouquets, few maybe, and brickbats, probably plenty, in their Stride, The Coast News, on behalf of the population involved offers thanks for a job done as  well as anyone could have done it under existing circumstances. '       .  Some of those employees will be remaining with the B.C.  Electric, the company which took over May 1. They may find  the transition from a government-owned utility to a private enterprise, a new experience but on the other hand the full impact of the take-over will not be felt until the new BCE transmission line is completed and the power turned on. Then events  might get back ito something like normal.  The B.C. Power Commission is leaving the district with an  accomplishment under its belt. It started the Sechelt system  with 337 consumers and on April 30 when it closed its books  there were slightly more than 2,000 customers, quite a few of  them having been added during the last couple of years.  The Coast News is offering no loud praise for the BCE company on its entrance into the district. It is a privately owned  company and can be just as lenient or as hard-boiled as any  other private enterprise, One can of course view the future of  BCE and power- in this area with a wider outlook than one  could accord the Power Commission.  That long line from Squamish to Powell River, must be revenue producing. To start with there are two large pulp mills,  one at Port Mellon and the other at Powell River. There will  also be in time other developments between those two. So, to  lake a definite stand towards the entry of BCE into the Sunshine Coast area, welcome -- and don't have breakdowns on  Wednesdays. The Power Commission was decent about it and'  we expect BCE will be too, because that's the day we print The  Coast News.  :  CLEARLY  INFORMED  CBU  MONDAY  May  14th  10:15pm.  i  The Honourable  Wesly D. Black  Provincial Secretary and  Minister  of Municipal  Affairs  EXPLAIN THE  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  SOCIAL CREDIT  GOVERNMENT'S  POLICY  REGARDING  SENIOR  CITIZENS'  HOMES  SOCIAL CREDIT  Keeps  YOU   Informed  British Columbia  Social Credit League  SHEEP IN B.C.  \  About 85,000 sheep and  lambs belong to the farms scattered throughout the south  coastal and interior parts.  Rambouillets and Rambouillet  crosses are most popular. Suf-  folks are favored among farm-  flock operators. Suffolk cros-fl  ses are popular in the market-  lamb trade. Bulk of the annual wool-clip is marketed  through the British Columbia,  Sheep  Breeders' Association.  SWINE IN  B.P.  British Columbia's swine industry is centred largely in  the Lower Mainland, North  Okanagan, and Peace River  areas. Most of the swine population is of the Yorkshire  breed.  Many writers  on UBC staff  From July 1, 1954, to Aug.  31, 1955, 217 members of the  faculty and staff of the University of British Columbia published 369 separate articles,  books and pamphlets.  There has been a' considerable increase in the .-number  writing and the number of  publications, as shown by a  comparison with the 1953-54  figures of 153 faculty members  and staff authors of a total of  290 publications.  Articles published in Canadian and American journals  and papers vary in subject  from 'agricultural economics'  through  to  'zoology'  Many of the- faculty members have several publications  during the year 1954-55 to  their credit. The team of Dr.  Sydney M. Friedman, professor and head of the department  of anatomy, and.his wife, Dr.  Constance L. Friedman, re- ,  search associate professor of  anatomy, both of the Medical  Faculty, UBC, published eight  seuarate articles.,..  The booklet 'Publications of  the Faculty and Staff was published under the direction of  the University Editorial Committee; Miss Anne M. Smith,  assistant librarian, and the  staff of the reference division  of the Library did the basic  work of preparation.  Canada will take its first  national quinquennial census  of population and agriculture  -in 1956. This marks" an important departure from the/  previous practice*of confining  the quinquennial census to the  Prairie Provinces, where they  have been taken in Manitoba  since 1886 and in Saskatchewan and Alberta since 1906.  In recent decades there have  been numerous requests to extend- this five year census to  other provinces. The rapidity  ���with whioh changes have been  taking place in - Canada in the  post-war period and, indeed,  since the 1951 Census, have resulted in more numerous and  urgent requests.  It was not practicable to  take a five-year census on a  national scale in ihe past because of at least two formidr  able obstacles. These were the  length of time required io take  a census and the cost. If it  took from three to five years to  . compile the results of a census  of all Canada, then the,compiling of one would overlap  the preparation for the next  and create serious organizational difficulties.  Th�� 1951 Census, which introduced in. Canada * radical  new procedures in census taking, reduced the time for completing a census, to one-half,  thus removing the difficulty  of timing. This, of course, also  made possible considerable reductions in cost. The 1951  Census cost aproximately $8,-  000,000. If it had beez taken  by the former methods, it  would have cost approximately $2,000,000 more.  *.*.*'���  Further reductions in the cost  of a national quinquennial census could be made by reducing  the number of questions and by  confining it to population and  agriculture; .   that     is,    there  would-be no schedules for distribution, fisheries or housing.  This plan has been adopted foi;  the 1956 Census. In spite    c&  higher price and    wage    and  salary levels  since   1951,   the  1956    national    quinquennial  census  has  been designed   to  cost not more than $5,000,000  as   compared  with   $8,000,000  in  1951. Besides the simplification due to fewer schedules  and questions, the time-saving  procedures used in the    1951  Census will -be given a wider  application. For    example,    a  mark-sense   questionaire.   will  be used in agriculture for. the  first time, as it was for population and housing in 1951.  There will be five ques&ons  in the 1956 Census of Popula-  year census  tion instead of the twenty-nine  asked in 1951. These are-age,  sex, martial status, relation to  head of household and whether living on a farm. Informa-.  tion on the other questions  asked in 1951 has not the  same degree of prgency; in  fact some of the characteristics  of the population such as religion, origin, education, and citizenship change "only Slowly  and an enumeration  of  them  once in ten years is adequate.  ' *      * ' .-.*   ��� ��� . < v' XX ���  The agriculture questionnaire will have seventy-six  questions as against approximately two hundred ih 1951.  After consultation with federal and provincial agriculturalists and interested organizations, it was decided that an-'  swers to 'these seventy-six  questions would furnish essential bench-marks and other basic materials appropriate for  a quinquennial census of agriculture. It is .intended to supplement tlh/is quesjjaonaire  somewhat later by a sample  survey ��� conducted by specially  trained enumerators to secure information on such items  as farm expenses and income  from   non-farm  operations.  *     *     *  It is expected that the 1956  count of Canada's population,  will be around 16 million, an  increase of approximately 2  million over 1951, which is  14 percent in ' the five-year  period. If this rate should be  maintained until 1961, it would  be greater than the high rate  of increase in the 1941-51 decade, which, excluding Newfoundland, was 18.6 percent  (with Newfoundland it was  21.7 percent). A 28 percent  rate of increase in a decade  was exceeded only in the period 1901-11, when it was 34.17  percent. However, that was the  period when Canada experienced its heatfy flow of immigration due to the ��� settlement of tiie Prairies.  *   .   *      *  Accompanying this rapid increase there have been consid-  erable movements of peopie between and- within provinces.  There has been something in  the nature of an exodus to the  outskirts of cities, which has  expanded greatly the metropolitan areas. This movement  has gone beyond the limits of  cities and metropolitan' areas  and has also changed the character of purely ruia? areas to  a combination of rural and urban, i    x  Such movements as these  create heavs^ demands on municipal and provincial governments for all manner of services -  roads,    schools    water  works, * fire protection, etc.  Provincial governments have  given help to municipalities in  various forms, such as unconditional grants, allocation of  sales taxes, and so ori. Many^ of  these forms of assistance are  on a per capita basis and there  has risen an urgent demand  for more frequent information  on population growth, so that  the needs-of local areas can  be appraised.   v.  1 ' Not only is this information  necessary: to assist iri meeting  current problems, but ilie prospect of continued 7 growth requires^ a forecast of future  needs for some years ahead.  There must be planning not  only for physical properties,  such as schools and hospitals,  but also for the staff required  to maintain them. The    qu!n-  7'quennial census of population will be a great aid to  those engaged in planning and  forecasting, because it cuts the  interval b e.'t ween starting  points in half.  *     *     *  ,    Annual estimates of population ,for Canada and the prov-  , inces will be more accurate  with a quinquennial census.  It is difficult intercensally to  make adequate allowances for  inter-prbvincial migration and  emigration from Canada.  This census will also add  greatly to the usefulness of vital and health statistics. These  are dependant upon population  data for their proper interpretation. Since the units of  measurement are mostly persons or events occurring to  persons, practically all the  rates are used to depict births,  marriages, deaths, illness, life  expectancy, fertillity, hospital admissions, and so on, are  computed on denominators of  population numbers, sw.o, age  sex and martial status. Indeed;  the absolute figures mean little except in relation to population. So far as these rates  are concerned, the 1951 population figures are out of date,  particularly for cities, y jtbwns,1  health districts, rural municipalities     an d    similar    local  2      Coast News May 10 1956  1 V ' "       ��     ������*-���..���������   ���'���������   ���!���      ������   iiiwiiiii i   ,m  areas/because of the shifts in  population which have occurred. The 1956 Census of Population, therefore, will be very  important for those concerned  with formulating and administering health and welfare pro-  ������ .grams. ''���'������ ''y  Business will use the 1956  Census of Population figures  for many purposes. Businessmen will make extensive use  of the data by local geographical uiiits for the analysis of  markets, the  organization    of  - production and sales.programs,  location of retail, outlets, arrangement of sales and advertising quotas, etc. They will  find information on the size  and compbsiti6?i. 6f7 househlds  and families helpful, because  many firms produce for family units - rather  than for iri-  > dividuals.   .    '   . ,  No approvjal  by committee  Proposals for the prepera-  tion of an official program for  B.C.'s Centennial Year in ,19>  58 will be received by the  Province's Centennial Committee 'according to an announcement  from  Victoria.  At the same time, the Committee announced it had given no approval to any publication which business firms  might currently be being solicited to support. The Committee stated it had been advised that some . solicitations  were being made but made it  clear that these were being  done without any formal ap:  proval by the Committee as ah  official body. Proposals for  the program preparation will  be considered up until May  10th.  When you shop say you saw  it in The Coast News.  ^mammmmmmmammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmtmk.  For Guarenleed  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs  CHRIS'S   JEWELERS  Work done ".ohVthex 7Preniises  Phone 06 Sechelt  TmrCmm?  Insurance must 'FIT*.  to be of .arreaiest value  Be sure you have the  correct  insurance   for your  needs.  N. Rickand McKibbin  INSURANCE  25th Anniversary Year  Phone 42 Gibsons, B.C.  Campaign for funds  Support bur Scout  Two Essentails for B.C. Prosperity  WE WELCOME B.C.  TO THE SECHELT  AN FOREST  HOWE SOUND DIVIS fr.--.TTT  ^Intensive Farming and Irrigation project is planned for  650 acres of arid benchlands  across the Fraser River from  Lillooet. Project will be carried out by Riverland Irrigated Farms Limited, a new B.C.  Electric - sponsored company.  Ralph Gram, BCE area development director and vice-president, of the new company, is  seen at-the left as he surveys  the benchlands with I.W. Neil,  president and general manager. Mr. Neil was general manager of transportation for B.C.  Electric until   his    retirement  in September, 1954. Livestock  production on a well-cared-for  pasture will be the foundation  of the farm's management system. Initial phase will see.  some 300 acres���which presently produce only sage brush,  put into improved pasture  land. Major feature will be  pumping of water 350 feet  above the river by electricity  to irrigate land. Success in the  venture could have widespread effect on economy of  Lillooet area and other parts  of B.C. where intensive farming is dependent on irrigation.  MAKE BETTER USE OF  BETTER POWER  With  EST ING HOUSE  Electric Appliances  KETTLES,      IRONS,     TOASTERS  SANDWICH TOASTERS,      MIXERS.  AUTOMATIC WASHERS & DRYERS  Refrigerators - Radios  Your Westinghouse Dealer  GIBSONS HARDWARE  PHONE 33  GIBSONS B.C.  MOTHER'S DAY  j WX-'i.XvC'Md'Xfctl-1  ~v.vAW^L^5-;��c��**i:*a*!  A  GIFT for MOTHER  Is  No  Problem  If Ybu  Shop  TASELLA SHOt  We Have Everything!  tall In - or Phone Us at Sechelt 29F  K U RL U K S  Will attend to all your Wiring Needs  and the Lower B.CX Domestic Rates  Should Make Expansion of  HOME ELECTRIFICATION  A Pleasant Prospect  Original /���������Wiring  -  Re-Wiring  Expansion  and  Replacement  See Us Too For  ELECTRIC APPLIANCES  BEAUTIFUL LIGHTS & FIXTURES  HUfiL  Electric &  Phone 107  Sechelt  Garden Bay  By Judith Fletcher  ��� Mrs. Ian Woodburn of Gun-  bo&t Bay has returned home  after spending a few days in  Vancouver..  R. Davidson of Vancouver  was guest of Mr. and Mrs:  Stan Bowdler over the weekend.  Ernie Carpenter paid a visit-  to his summer home in Pender Harbour during the week.  A.B. Marshall has moved to  Beaver Creek Jervis Inlet,  where he has a large logging  operation.  Mrs. Hatfield, who operates  a gift shop in Kerrisdale, Vancouver, is spending a week's  holiday visiting, Mrs. Nesta  Home of Sinclair Bay.  Mr. and Mrs. Peter Dubois  and family have moved to  Sointula, B.C.  J. Baker of Bargain - Har-  ~ bour,' has returned home afr  ter spending a short holiday in  Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. Ian Beaker  and family, of Egmont, have  moved to Sointula, where Mr.  Blaker has a large logging  operation;  Miss Trudy Carlyle, Cana-^  dian contralto, star of television and radio, and who has  just -concluded a concert tour  of the: West, spent a few diays  holiday as guest of Miss .Mc-  Irityre and Miss Jervis, of  Madeira Park. TMiss Carlyle  appeared with the Vancouver  Symphony Orchestra recently ���  and will be heard in May over  C.B.C. form Vancouver before7  returning East.  Capt. and Mrs. Christmas of  Hardy Island, were visitors to  the Harbour during the week.  Jim Cameron has returned  from a business trip to Vancouver.  Power was turned on ;at  Garden Bay at 2.29 p.m. Friday, April "27 and Mr/ ; Fred  Crosby won the Sunbeam waffle iron ���;,.presented, by Al  Lloyd with a/guess of 2:15  p.m. Friday April 27."   'vv  Reg Proudlock1 of'Burnaby,  is  another' visitor   spending  a  few days here,':���'���-'   '    '-.  Capt.7and Mrs. H. Arjderson  of  Trail,   are in the Harbour  :   fora few days. ".;���'���������  Ivor Stqrmqtiist    of    Jervis  Inlet, has moved to Hope B.C.  ... . Edwin J. Mattern has moved  to Duncan.  -:     ^Miss  Barbara  Fenwick, "teacher at'Anderson Bay   Was' a  visitor  oh' Saturday.  .Mrs. Wilby and daughter of  .Wesiy Vancouver are visiting  Capt and Mrs. Jermain for a  few days.'  Dr. Robert Hylton, Veterinary , Surgeon, located at Granthams was in the Harbour for  a few days this week.  Recent visitors to Vancouver from here include Mr/and  Mrs/ James Wray and daughter, fisheries inspector Andrew .Skipper. Mrs. N. Seymour, Mrs. W7H. Wray, and  Jim Marsh. James B. Phillips  has moved to Vancouver.���  Visitors from' Vancouver included -.-.Ted Frowle, Ken Bell  who is at ' Pender Harbour  lodge, and Miss Phyllis Morrison. Jim Cameron returned  from a business trip.  Mr'/and Mrs. Lloyd Davis  of Garden Bay Lodge, opened  their newly remodelled cafe  on April 28, for the annual  banquet of the Pender Harbour Bowling League. Mr.  Lloyd Davis recieved many  congratulations oh his new layout, with the new tables and  chairs and enlarged  premises.  Halfmoon Bay  BY PAT WELSH  Mr. and Mrs. J. Cooper and  daughter Marilyn of Redrooffs  are in town for tlie graduation  of their eldest daughter Patricia, from the Vancouver  General Hospital of Nursing.  Mrs. W. Aberhart of Calgary  arrived in the city on Sunday  to join her daughter Mrs. J.  Cooper and to attend the graduation of her grand-daughter.  She. will be the guest of Mrs.  Cooper, Redrooffs  Mr. and Mrs. Bleckman and  daughter Claire of Sun Valley,  Idaho, have returned home after visiting Mrs. Bleckman's'  mother, Mrs. Klusendorf of  Welcome Beach.  Mr. and Mrs. R. Stewart are  busily packing for a trip to  their former homes in Scotland, after an absence of 27  -years.  The Dave Dixons have sold  their summer home at Redrooffs to Mr. Dixon's brother  Adam. Mr. and Mrs. D. Dixon  and family will leave shortly  for California to reside. They  hope to spend the summer  months at Redrooffs.  Dr. and Mrs. K. Argue and  son Richard spent the weekend  at their summer lime accompanied by Mrs. Argue's mother  Mrs. Howard Irwin of Edmonton, d  Spending the weekend at  their summer homes were Mr.  and Mrs; Phil Dill, Mr. and  Mrs. S. Cromie and family,  Mr. and Mrs. J. Falls, Mr. and  Mrs. Dave Dixon and family,  Mr. and Mrs. Adam Dixon,  Mrs. Pete Tchaikowsky, Mr.  Don Ross, Mr. Ron Bendy, Mr.  Bob. White and Mr. G, Nairn.  From New Westminster came  Mrs. Nora McDonald, Mr. Mc-  jQuawrie and Mr. and Mrs. Rick  Lamb.  In town are Mrs. A. Menzies  and. Mrs. W. Grundy.  Coast -News May 10 1956      S  Squadron visit  Saturday evening the setting sun gleamed on the white  bows of a fleet of launches scs  the Vancouver Power Squadron came through the narrows  to pay a surprise visit to Port  Mellon and tlie West Howe  Sound Boat Club.  There were 9 boats led by  Commodore Tom Pakenham in  his boat "Geva" and including  the Shearwater, Capt. F. Read;  the "Malchini* II" Capt. F,  Saunders; and the Valkriah II���  Capt. D. Thomson.  The visitors included J. Robertson, J.M. Warren, G.M.  Warren, R.F.B. Taylor, G.V.  Davis, L.M.. Flynn, R.C. Thatcher, B.L. Thomson and D.B.  Leaney,  Mr and Mrs. C.B. Davies entertained informally for the  visitors and local members  Congratulations, B.C. Electric  �����  More "POWER" to your elbow!  PENINSULA  LOGGING SUPPLIES LTD.  PHONE 11  SECHELT  NO TIDE  to   electric   customers  Lands  ing -  in the Hopkins  -KV -,;- ?���.���:.-���������������-��� -. p    ���.- -     "  Pender Harbour area  Effective May 1, B.C. Electric  commenced serving customers  formerly supplied by B.C. Power  Commission  New rates were introduced  immediately  Effective May 1, B.C. Electric took oyer the  generating and distribution facilities of B. CL  Power Commission in the area between Hop-,  kins Landing and Pendey Harbour.  Effective May 1 a schedule of rates was intro.  duced which corresponds with the rates presently in effect in theyFraser Valley, which/for  uoinestic uses are the same as those in  Vancouver. . - k-\  District Offices of the Company will he in the  former Commission offices in Sechelt District  Manager ift-F. H. Norminton,  All employees of B.C. Power Commission in  this territory were given the opportunity of becoming employees of the Company. ~erry trips  4      Coast News May  10  1956  Effective May 18, Black  Ball Ferries, Ltd will double  ferry service between Vancouver and the Sechelt Peninsula  with the addition of its fast,  new vessel, the SS. Smokwa,  formerly known as the Scotian. The ship's new name is  a British Columbia Indian  word meaning "blue heron"  and was given the vessel in  line with Black Ball's policy of  using authentic'Indian names  for its ferries.  The Smokwa joins the MV.  Bainbridge to provide 14 trips  each way, every day across  Howe Sound: The Smokwa  will make its initial voyage at  6:25 a.m., May 18, leaving  Horseshoe Bay, for Gibsons.  . May 18 will also mark the  inauguration of increased ser-  ice across Jervis Inlet, between the Sechelt Peninsula  end Powell River areas. The"  hew schedule takes the MV.  Quillayute    on    seven     daily  round-trip crossings between  Saltery Bay and Earl Cove.  This schedule, combined with  the addition of the Smokwa,  will provide greater ferry capacity and frequency, as well  as faster through travel service between Vancouver anct  the Powell River region, according to,I.D. Bi$se, vice pfes-  ident of the Black Ball Line.  The new Vancouver-Seohelt  Peninsula schedule calls for  simultaneous departures from  Gibsons and Horseshoe Bay at  6:25 a.m., 7:45 a.m., 9:05 a-m.  10:25 ajn., 11:45 a.m.r 1:G5  p.m., 2:25 p.m., 3:45 pjn., 5:05  p.m., 6:25 p.m., 7:45 pjn.r 9:05  p.m., 10:20 p.m. and 11:35 p.-  m. Six of the 14 northbound;  trips, leaving Horseshoe Bay  for Gibsons, will allow direct  connections for the through,  trips to Saltery Bay and Powell River. These will be the  departures at 7:45 a.m., 10:25  a.m., 1:05 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 6:25  p.m. and 9:05 p.m: '  llie new Powell River sche  dule will include da,ily north  bound departures from Earl  Cove at 8:30 a.m., 10:55 a.m.,  1,35 p.m. 4:15 p.m. 6:55 p.m. 9:-  35 p.rn., 12:30 a.m. Southbound  travellers will leave Saltery  Bay at 7:10 a.m., 9:50 a.m., 12:-  30 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5:50 p.m.,  8:20 p.m. and 11:10 p.m. All  but the 11:10 p.m. departure  will allow through connections  for Vancouver at Gibsons  The 400-passenger Smolfwa*  was recently adapted" for xits  new route after a 7,268-mile-  long tow - thought to be the  .longest in marine history,  from Halifax, ' Nova Scotia,  through tlie Panama Canal, up  the Pacific Coast to Vancouver. As on all Black Ball ferries- cars and other motor  vehicles can drive straight  aboard and straight off the  Smokwa without backing or'  turning.  3pm  PENINSULA CONTRACTORS LIMITED  For Your  Industrial ��� Commercial ��� Residential  Construction  SECHSELT  ROY TAYLOR Sechelt 117  m^rnmvs&z  ELPHINSTONE HIGH SCHOOL PRESENTS  VAMTy HIGH!  Friday May 11 at 8 p.m.  Elphinstone Gym  Gibsons  $1,289 for  Red Cross  Red Cross collections during  April along the Sunshine Coast  totalled $1,289.  Wilson "Creek club collected  ��111. Roberts Creek, one of  the first areas to go over the  top collected $257; Sechelt collected $385 and Gibsons area  $635 making a total of $1,289.  Officials in charge of the  various area drives thank all  their canvassers for' the good  showing made this year.  Gibsons area convassers during the drive were: Mrs. E.  Sergant, Mrs. N. MacKenzie,  Mrs. E. Grant, Mrs. J. Warwick, Mrs. E. King, Mrs; F  Chaster, Mr. C.A. Bedford,  Mrs. K. M. Fisher, Mrs. H.  Reichelt, Mrs. J. Drummond*;  Mrs J. Morrison, Mrs . W.M.  Keen, Mrs. J. Mainil, Mrs. W.  Skellett, Mrs. R.A. Russell,  Mrs. E.N. Morris, Mrs. H.E.  Cockrane, Mrs. E Forbes, Mrs.  H. Littlejohn, Mrs. H. Turner  and Mrs. Rae Kruse. ,,yy  ADULTS 50c  CHILDREN 25  ^^mmsm^mmfr^mi^S^m^sm^^m  f  SECHELT PENINSULA  1  ROD S GUN CLUB  GRAND OPENING  of  RANGE $%CLUBH0USE  (At Wilson Creek)  MAY 13 - NOON  VAHIETY SHOOT:  Merchandise, Grocery Hampers etc.  "       JUNIOR SHOOTS  Bring your own Rifles where Possible  Hungry bear  was no dog  When Elsie Carlson of Roberts Greek looked out of her  window one morning recently and saw. the big black dog  investigating around her back  door it happened that she was  Just fresh out of table scraps  so was unable to feed the  brute. Six hours later, having  learned the AWFUL TRUTH  and having been marooned all  that time in her house she finally phoned a neighbor to  come and shoot the bear and  let her out.  The animal was painfully  thin and very hungry after his  winter's hibernation. He appeared to be about three years  old.  *V' './y  FASHION TREND LOUNGE  With Adjustable Arm Rests,  and Built-in Coffee Table  ���    ���'..'������     ,  2 - PIECE SLEEPING-XOUNGE SUITE  -   from   $199.95   ��P.  Your Choice of Fabrics and Colors,  AT YOUR T-V CENTER  ErnestW^CJiubb  ' Eased*'���*���Wifiidm* '(^ttfotv formerly of Roberts Creek, passed away at home at 1930, East  ISfh Avenue, Vancouver, at  the age ��* &6 years, on Sunday, May 6. He leaves his  wife Mable, three sons, Robert  and Sidney of Vancouver and  Richard of Snrrey, B.C.; five  daughters, Mrs. Kate Sharp and  Mrs. Selina Davie, of Vancouver, Mrs. Jean Nowosad of  Lactates*, Mrs. "William Wallace,  New Westminster, and Doris,  at fccmae. "There axe also 19  grandchildren and 3 great  grandefeUdren.  ' The funeral service was  held in the Roselawn Funeral  Cbapel,- the Rev. H; Berry officiating, .and burial was in the  Forest Lawa Memorial Park.  It is Just a year since Mr.  ChubT*.' moved to .?��� Vancouver  from Roberts Creek, where he  lived a number of years on  Bead* Avenue.        -  i  "Last week's meeting was in  the form of a work bee when  members turned out to build  bingo tables. Jules Mainil had  the materials on the job when  members arrived and in a few  hours tiie job' was completed.  Saturday night bingo is proving popular and another is  planned for June 2.  LABRY  H.  McCANCE  100 sought  job he got  The appointment of Larry  H. McCance as executive secretary of the B.C. Centennial  Committee was announced in  Victoria by L.J. Wallace, committee  chairman.  Mr. McCance's- appointment  followed the receipt of nearly  100 applications for the position from various parts of  Canada. He is a native of  North Vancouver and before  the war was associated with  production of the Vancouver  Jubilee Show and Theatre Under the Stars. He was also  associated with radio productions at stations CJOR, CKWX,  and CBC in Vancouver. He  served with the RCAF for  three years and rejoined the  staff of CJOR after the war.  Eight years ago he moved to  Toronto and since being in  eastern Canada he has been  associated with a number of  commercial presentation for  major industrial concerns and  produced histrical pageants  which highlighted Centennial  celebratins in Kitchener and  St. Thomas. He was general  manager of Melody Pair in  Tront in  1954.  NALLEYS  ws&m  Gibsons Theatre , will hold  "Mr. Roberts" for three nights,  Thursday, Friday-and Saturday this week to give everyone a chance tb see it.  The comedy, made famous  on Broadway is that Pf the un-  forseen events that took place  as a result of sheer boredom  among the large crew of one  of the U.S. Navy's huge battleships on a long voyage between actions.  Mr. Roberts, the first mate,  is ably played by Henry Fonda, with  James Cagney, Wil-. .  liam Powell and Jack Lmmon.  Saturday Matinee fans get  a look at submarine life in  "Above Us The Waves". This  is a fine British picture of the  famtius undersea craft and the  lives  of their crews.  Next week, Out of the  Clouds, a tender love story,  against the busy backgronud  of London Airprt. A young  American engineer, bound for  the Middle East, meets a  young girl from Central'Europe who is going to America  and a rich marriage. Friendly  fog keeps them in London,  and they fail in love.  The two have responsibilities  that demand they continue  their journeys to opposite  sides of the world, but an  amusing pay-off to the story is  "provided by a light-hearted  solution ito their problems.  Above Us the Waves also  plays on Saturday, evening  May 19 and as a special holiday matinee on Monday, May  21.  a'  1  I  j:  DANCE to the Music of  ViRGEL LANE'S  10"Piece Clouds of Rhythm  POWELL RIVER MAY 18-19-20  jaiiiSwwmtw^wiwwim  FIR FIREWOOD  LARGE LOADS  $7.50 DELIVERED GIBSONS  $8.00 OUTSIDE GIBSONS  FIR SAWDUST  $6.50 DELIVERED GIBSONS  $7.00 OUTSIDE GIBSONS  SUCRE LUMBER CO. Ltd  PHONE GIBSONS 151  i-^yi  SrY/W/>  CHRIS'S,VARIETY SHOPPE  is displaying more Gift Lines  than we can list!  Mothers Day Cards ��� Noelties  Fancy Handkerchiefs  v    .������ .i ���   y   ���   ��� > \r  China and Glassware Items ���  We Suggest you just come in and  look around - you'll find it.  PHONE 96  SECHELT  It's a Natural!  (and this little  Painter knows it)  Weather just made for  painting   exteriors  and  trims, trellises and porches.  ��� said C.I.L. PAINT  >.. 19 -the natural paint for r  the job ��� the best t"''"'  We tarry them because  THEY'RE TOPS  CXL. EXTERIOR PAINTS  OUTSIDE PREPARED  NEW SUBURBAN COLORS  TRUE-TONE WHITE  PORCH & FLOOR PAINT  TRIM & TRELLIS  SHINGLE STAINS and  others  BUILDING SUPPLIES  GIBSONS  w  GIBSONS MEAT MARKET  WEEK-END SPECIALS  SMOKED PORK  SHOULDERS  Picnic Style  356  1st GRADE  FRASER VALLEY  BUTJEER  65c  IB.  FRESH  BEEF  SAUSAGE,  3 lbs, for  No. 1    ���.  MAPLE LEAF  WEINERS  35c  18.  LOIN  PORK CHOPS  RIB   END  55c  L8,  HALIBUT  CHILLED  45c  49c  Grade "A" Choice  Ground  SHOULDER  STEAK /&  Choice Quality, Very Lean  Sirloin T-Bone Wing Steak  �����������-^Siit vfoiTDtav "A^vCfcfffcesf '"'  "ffl�� v Ifr  Red Brand Steej* Bieef IVV   10.  WATCH for our WEEK-END SPECIALS, Beginning  , ���������'   yE^yEm^ t^^  Home Freezer Owners! We are experienced in the field of HOME  FREEZER SUPPLIES, and can offer you a specialized Service in  ��� ��� ���' your selection of Fresh Meaits for Home Freezer at  LOW LOW PRICES!  KEN WATSON  Proprietor  PHONE 52 by Phyllis m. hodgson  ' Gower Point social club met  ; last week at the home "of. Mr.  and Mrs. Wally Evans to en-  ' joy an evening of bridge and  canasta. '-  *     Mrs.   T.  Dick has  returned  'from Karnlbops where she was  visiting her daughter.  Mr. W. Bow who has been a  hospital patient is now convalescing at home. ,  Guests enjoying an evening  of music at the home of Mr.  . and Mrs. Wilson "Johnson were  Mr.  arid  Mrs.  Dick,  Mr.   and  Mrs.    Burril,   Mr.    and    Mrs.  Thorne  and - Mr.   -and-  Mrs.  !7Evaiis.-7''.7-  Summer White  &��� Pastel Jewelry *  *  Purses  and other New  Gift   Items  to choose for Mother  on Her Day Sunday May 13.  MURDOCH  MARINE SUPPLY  Phone 3F  ���  Pender Haibour  \  r  f  -   "   sarfOj^S^ "*$y.h  s-  .   I .  Hazards occur ,' wherever  there are people - and ^ it  takes people to do something  about them. , Anyone . could  have seen this one: nails sticking up out of a \ discarded  framework. It is only, the work  of a moment, to point out such  dangers and do something  about them - but blood-poison t  in a punctured foot could  mean agony - for weeks, even  loss of a limb, Forest Products  Safety Week, May/ 7 to' 11,  points out the wisdom of watching for hazards, and removing them at once.  BONDED  BRAKE LININGS  FOR ALL MAKES  OF CARS  USED CMS  SALES  SERVICE  PARTS  ^^ to  For The  GENERAL  AUTOMOTIVE  REPAIRS  TIRES - BATTERIES  WELDING  McCULLOCH  SAWS  SOLNIK  SERVICE STATION  Phone 85T Sechelt  New education  finance talk,'  New efforts to develop the  most effective method of financing - education may come  out of a meeting planned "for  May 12 of four provincial  groups deeply concerned with  this problem.  They are B.C. School Trustees' Association, Union of B.  C. Municipalities, B.C. Parent-  Teacher Federation and B.C.  Teachers' Federation.  Arrangements are now being, "made for representatives  of t&e'four'groups to meet in  Vancouver. The joint committee has been in existence for  several years, stemming out  of the deep concern of the four,  ��rganiziatioris with educational'finance and their desire to  find the most equitable and  practical method of supplying  the necessary funds.  B.  C. School Trustes' Association  and   Union    of    B.C.  Municipalities have been  concerned with  the  problem  for1  a long time, since thy are the  organizations   responsible    for  raising  and administering the  local ratepayers' share of education cots. B.CyTeachers' Federation has -carried out an extensive statistical sturdy-  Representing    B.C.    School  Trustees' Asosciation on     the  joint     committee     are     L.W.  Wood   of    Armstrong,/   President;    A.W.E.    Mercer,    New  Westminster,  Vice  Peresident"  and  A.D. Rundle, Chilliwack,  54riance: Chairriian.  BY  PHYLLIS  M. HODGSON  Mr. and Mrs. Sorensori were-  in Vancouver to attend the  wedding of their niece, Darlene Sandsrom - to Celestine  Redil of Lulu Island., Returning with them to enjoy a holiday on the.Sunshine Coast was  Mrs. Sorenson's sister,,,Mrs.  McTaggart. 7  ��� '"' ���  Miss Lesley Calder .of Van'  couver was guest of Mr.: and  Mrs. Dave Donaldson at "Brae^  mar/'   '.���������'���  -j.- *.   *  "���* y���  Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ross are;  holidaying in Nanaimo wita  their daughter, Mrs.:. TMalpass  and family. Mr. Malpass flew  to Gitfsons and picked them up'  ih his private plan, the trip  to Nanaimo taking approximately 15 minutes. '  Mrs. Fisher'and Mrs. Corlett were visitors to New West-,  minster.  1 Arbutus Rebekah Lodge  have set the date of Sat. Nov.,  3 for their fall bazaar.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Griffin and  family left to make their home,  in Vancouver. Mrs. Ann Johnson arid Delores are also moving to the city. " ��  Arthur Hoare of Vancouver  was a recent visitor to Gibsons.  Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Parker have left to    settle    near  Campbell River.  *      *      *  Mrs. Florence Hopkins spent  the past week visiting her son  and family in West Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. Barrie Stewart were in Vancouver to attend the wedding of Mrs..  Stewart's sister Beverly.  Weeken'd guests at the Nim-  mo home included Mrs. Nim-  mo's mother, Mrs. C. Reynolds,  her brother arid wife and Miss  M. Conrad.  *.' '.'���'*    ,*  Mrs. Kay Butler of Granthams is convelescing at horiie  after undergoing an operation  in Grace Hospital Vancouver.  She thanks her rnariy friends  for their gifts and flowers dmv  ing her stay in hospital.  Mrs. Sam Fladager with  Mrsi Lawrence   attended    the  ancer tunic  cli:  \  Guard painted areas around  door knobs, and jambs frequently "soiled, by children by  coating them with paste wax  or a creamy clean-up wax  fi.C. Cancer Foundation will  open its eleventh  consultative;  clinic  in. Chilliwack  andyAb-l,  ^otsford sbori to aid in the dir \  agnpsis and treatment of cancer..-"   .;. y v.y7y--7' ,   y-yy'A  7 7Dr��� A M. Evans,. director of  the Institue, will be this consultant at the first clinic, date  of which will be set soon. The:  clinics will be held once every  month.      .   ���     .  New patients must be referred to the clinics by'their doctor and the consultant will  give his opinion on tlie case  only- to the doctor;   '���  CANA0A1  Vancouver graduation exercises of the B.C. Bible Institute  at which Mervin Bowden, formerly of Gibsons, was a graduate... They also visited Miss  Lorraine Fladager, now doing  missionary work and Miss  Pennoyer and Miss Clemmo,  former pastors  at Gibsons.  Mrs. Nan Russell of Vancouver is guest of Mr. and Mrs. J.  Ashworth  for    a    couple    of  weeks.  ���*     *     *  Mrs. Henniker of North Vancouver is holidaying with her  son and his wife, Mr. and Mrs.  E. Henniker.  Group Capt. and Mrs. E. McNab were guests of Mrs. Mc-  . Nab's mother,  Mrs:   Huyche.  Mrs.' W. Peterson and Mrs.  R. Emerson were in the city  combining business with pleasure.  Making up a party for a  jaunt to Seattle were Mrs.  Jean Wyngaert, Mrs. W. Ross,  Mrs. Ruth McDonald, Sundi  Stroshein and Evril Lucken.  , Included in the party, travelling to Vancouver on Saturday for the Connor - Simpson  wedding were: Mr. and Mrs.  Eric Inglis, Mr. and Mrs. H.  Mylroie, Jules Shultz, Mr,.and  Mrs. Nygren, Mr. and Mrs. F.  Crowhurst, Mr. and Mrs.: Dave  Herrin, Doreen Hough and Mr.  and Mrs. Bill Swallow.  Canon H.U. Oswald was in  Vancouver attending the  School of Evangelism held in  the Anglican Theological College. The classes were conducted^ by the Bishop of Stepney.  Recent visitors to Vancouver include Mrs. Bert Cole,  Mrs. Ross Roth, Mrs. Alice  Chapman, Mrs. Corley, Mr.  and Mrs. Bob Gosden, George  and Mary Hammond, Mrs. Colin Wingrave, Mrs. Ed. Anderson and Carolyn.  Bert Cole was detained in  Shaughnessy hospital for the  past week.  Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Lock  have returned from their usual winter holiday. They vis-  Coast News May 10  1956     '5  ited Mexico, but spent most pf  the time in Oceanside, Cal.  For the next month they will  be staying with their daughter,  IVirs. A.M. Davidson:  Bud White spent the weekend with his parents in Port  Alberni.  University students home for  the summer are Ron Cruice,  Jack Cresswell and Warren.  McKibbin."  Mr. and Mrs. Jack Fitchett  entertained at a family dinner  on the occasion of their first  wedding anniversary. Following dinner an enjoyable evening was spent at: cards with  friends.  TERRY AYLWIN  ELECTRIC    MOTOR  &    GENERATOR    REPAIRS  Class "A" Certificate ��� 33 Years Experience  Agent For  Plexolite  Plastic  Signs  Phone Sechelt 20Q Evenings  I  ratuMtions to BC Electric  on  their Entry to the Sunshine  Coast,  from RichterTs Radio T-V  YOUR CENTER FOR  KROEHLER STYLED QUALITY FURNITURE  APPLIANCES, T-'V, HI-FI, and RADIO  Phone 6  Sechelt  H  'SB  SPARE THAT  POWER LINEI  Each year when the weather is, right for land clearing, a lot of  people are* Inconvenienced by interruptions to their electric  service because power lines have trees dropped across them- or  ,    they are broken by blasting operations. If you are going to clear.  ��� land; blast or fall trees near our power lines, please tell us about  . ���...'.      .. *>~  ���...���...  it in advance. By helping us take precautions you might save  your neighbors incoimni^ce/a^ and  " ,i  possible expense. 6      Coast News May 10  1956  'aming con  Only 19 years old, Joan  Blackman has already carved  out a place for herself in the  top ranks of Canadian acting.  She is seen frequently on any  of a dozen CBC radio and television drama shows but in  .spite of this she finds time for  stage appearances in both  Canada and the U.S.  SPRING  INVITES YOU  to try our new  B & K SEEDS  FERTILIZERS  SLACKS,   T-SHIRTS  BEAUTIFUL  BUDGIES  BIRD CAGES  BUDGIE SEED, TREAT  And Many More Items  for Spring, at  HASSANS  Pender Harbour  ��� . Phone 3H  TRADES TRAINING  OPPORTUNITIES  .FOR YOUNG MEN  OF SIXTEEN  Do you want to earn while you  learn a trade? Under the Canadian  Army Soldier Apprentice P.Ian, starting 1st June, "the Canadian Army  will accept a limited number of  young men for training in 19 different trades^  The training course lasts for two  years and then the Apprentice  serves three years with a regular  unit. Training starts in September.  Under this plan the Apprentice  receives ���  ��� Half pay to the age of 17 then  full pay  ��� 30 days paid holidays a year  ��� Medical and dental care  ��� Travel and adventure  m A healthy active outdoor life  To be eligible applicants must be  16. not yet 17, have a Grade 8 education, and be able to meet Army  physical standards.  , As only a limited number of applicants can be accepted' make your  application early.  Mail the coupon below, telephone  or visit your nearest recruiting  station.  Wo. 11 Personnel Depot, 4201 West 3rd Avenue,  Vancouver, B.C. ��� Tel. CH. 2111  Army Recruiting Station, 547 Seymour Street,  Vancouver, BC. ��� 7e!. PA. 6045  Army Recruiting Station, Post Office Bldg.,  Covernment and Yates Sts., Victoria, B.C.  Army Recruiting Station,  405 Columbia Street, New Westminster, B.C.  072W-BC  86-4  Please send me without cost or obliqa-  J  I    Please send me without cost or obligation   further   details   on   the   Soldier  j ^Apprentice Plan.  I  I  Nome,  Address^  City/Town     I  ���    Prov ���.        '    1  I    Telephone i_    i  Announcements  THE ���tmsl Neius  British Columbia's war veterans, including those of the  Korean conflict, can become  "do it yourself" fans in a major way through the Home  construction Assistance plan,  technically known as Part II  of the Veterans' Land Act.  Prom the boys who thought  -they, couldn't even drive a  nail to those with a good working knowledge of construction,  they're pushing up homes in  many parts of the province  and saving themselves considerable money in the process.,  Those without adequate construction experience are given a construction training  course under V.L.A. supervision. More than 500 B.C^ veterans have shown interest in  tlie plan and more than 80  have already started work on  their new homes, some 75 percent of these have been Or are  ��� taking 10 week training courses.  The "schooling" is not time-  exacting or tedious. It consists of two-hour classes, two  nights a week. Three schools  are operating in Victoria and  Vernon, two in Burnaby and  one each in Trail, Nelson, Duncan and Nanaimo. Organization for schools is now being  completed in the Fraser, Val^  ley.  Chief requirement is ownership of a lot meeting N.H.A.  standards. Veterans, however,  should not commit themselves  to the purchase of a lot until,  it has been formally approved  by the V.L.A. When submitting the lot for purchase the  veteran must deposit $800 or  Tthe, asking price, whichever is  the greater. If the veteran  owns a lot valued by the V.L.  A. at $800 or more the authorities will take title in lieu of  cash and if valued at less  than $800 the'veteran pays  the balance to that figure in  cash. Approved building plans  are also available free.  Following   approval   of  site  and plans, the veteran applies  for a  building loan and    the  "dd it yourself" project really X  gets, under way. Th'ere is continuing inspection  and   advice  by the V.L.A.  which    makes  progress payments as required.  ���On completion of the dwelling the title  to the property  is conveyed  to ���   the    veteran  and his wife subject to an N.  H.A. mortgage repayable over  257 years with interest at 5Vz  percent yearly.  "We're anxious to hear from  every veteran who wants to  build iii's own home and save  money in the process" states  W.H. Ozard, district superintendent of the Veterans' Land  Act for B.C. Veterans can -  ���write to the District Office in  Vancouver, P.O. Box 1059, or-  call at 1231 Haro Street.  Police Court  In Magistrate Johnston's  Court last week, illegal passing on the highway brought a.  fine of $10 and costs to John  Wowchuck of Powell River  and Theodor'Schutz of Vancouver.  Edmund B. Taylor of Sechelt, who-hired a truck driver without proper licence, was  fined $5 and costs.  Drinking in a public place  near Garden Bay ' Cafe - cost  Heinrich Lorentz Schafer of  Pender Harbour $50 and costs.  Roger Smith' of Sechelt,  charged with being intoxicated  in Sechelt was fined $15 and  costs.  George August of Sechelt was  sentenced to nine months concurrent on each of two charges  of contributing to juvenile de--  linquency. When charged with  failing to observe conditions of  probation -he was sentenced to  three months concurrent.  Raymond Campo of North  Vancouver " and Frederick  Dowie pf Vancouver were fined1 $25 and costs on charges  of speeding at Selma Park and  Wilson Creek, respectively.  When using a cloth for waxing, first dampen it arid wring  dry. This will save a    lot   of  wax which would be otherwise  absorbed by the cloth.  Six varied and novel contests, five of them participa- '  tion events, head the new features of the HomeArts Show  of the Pacific National Exhibition, Vancouver, B.C., August  22 to Sept 3. Prize lists for the  home arts section, with awards  totalling $2,440, are now available by writing to the P.N.E.  at Exhibition Park, Vancouver  6, B.C. Closing date for entries is August 8.  Entries set a new record  last year and Mrs. R.S. Quinn,  chairman, expects the mark to  topple again this year. The ex-  ibitor winning the highest total of points in the three sections combined, food, textiles  and handicrafts, will again be  honored as "P.N.E. Home-  maker of the year."  Top feature of the home  arts show will again be the  daily fashion shows.  A "sock-darning contest,"  first of the new events, will  beheld Thursday Aug 23.  Each contestant will be supplied with a sock with a hole  in the heel,blocks, needles and  wool. Judging will be based  on speed, neatness and appearance. N  A flower-arrangement contest is set for Fri. Aug. 24, for  ���amateurs only. Containers,  flowers and frogs will be provided. The giant Simplicity  Pattern contest is scheduled  for August 27, 28 and 29.  There's $250 in cash prizes of  fered. Garments must be modelled by  contestants, 7  Thurs. Aug. 30 headlines a  spelling bee., for those 16 years  and, over. An iron a shirt contest is the attraction Fri. Aug.  31. Irons and boards are provided but the contestants  bring their own, shirts, cotton  or broadcloth. Sat. Sept. 1, is  marked trim a hat contest with  professionals barred. Materials and tools are provided.  A further home arts feature,  lasting through the fair, is  the doll dressing competipn,  open to individuals of any age  or organized groups. All dolls  will be on exhibition and will  be given to needy children at-  Christmas by the P.N.E. There  are five classes of dolls in the  contest, baby, doll: best workmanship, sewing; best workmanship, sewing or knitting,  most original doll ' and best  doll dressed as a bride.  There is an entry fee of 25  cents in all events except the  pattern sewing contest and  cash prizes in each event. Persons from outside Canada are  eligible to enter any event br  section of the home arts show.  Participation contests start at  11 a.m. daily and contestants  are admitted free to the  grounds. Closing date for entry in the contests is Aug. 8.  Entry form s for all contests  and classes of the Home Arts  Show generally, are available  by writing to the P.N.E. ��� at  Exhibition Park, Vancouver 6,  B.C.  ne  For Guazenieed  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs  CHRIS'S   JEWELERS  Work  done   on   the   Premises  Phone 96 Sechelt  NOTICE TO PARENTS  ....If your child will have reached the age of six years on-or before December 31, 1956 and plans to attend Grade' 1 in September please register  him at your nearest school on the dates shown below:  Gibsons Ldg. Eiem. - - Wed. May 9th - 9 a.m. ia 12 noon  Wed. May 16th - 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  Sechelt Elem. - - Thursday, May 10th - 8:30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.  Thursday, May 17th - 8:30 a.m. t<�� 11:30 a.m.)  Pender Haibour - - Wed. May 9th - 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  Port Mellon - - Wed. May 9th -3 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Roberts Creek - - Wed. May 9th - S:00 a.m. tb 8:30 a.m.  2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Other Schools - Watch your local bulletin board for notice.  Birth certificates or other valid documents must be submitted as proof  of age.  - The Board of School Trustees  School District No  46  (Sechelt)        -  You get a  DEAL  FORD  Now���thrill to the "go-ingest GO"...  up to 225-Hp. V-8 or Canada's newest Six!  Ford outperforms' them all���in eager getaway, in instant]  responsiveness, in smooth, quiet, long-lived performance���-  whether you choose a traditionally finer V-8 (173:Hp. to  ��225-Hp.) or the road-proved Mileage^Maker Six, now available in any Mainline or CustomhW model and in three  popular station wagons!  Enjoy oil the heart-lifting smartness  of Thunderbird styling I  Ford's Thunderbird inheritance shows through in every  crisp, clean-cut line, in every smartly fashioned detail. If  ever a car had that "best in show" look, it's Ford���and that  goes for *every model in Ford's big line-up of stylcd-fdr-  tomorrow beauties!  Relax in Ihe deep-down security  of Ford-pioneered Lifeguard Design!       7.  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CHECK ��GUR CAft'*' CHECK ACCIDENTS  MAY IS SAmYWQHTH  MAKE SURE YOU CAN SEE/ $TEEfc AND STOP SAFELY  PHONE 64  SECHELT  Your Ford - Monarch Dealers  WATCH FOR THE  NEW  WORLD'S FINEST &  FASTEST-CUTTING  LARGER BROTHER  '      '\    OF THE FAMOUS     H.M.-LE.L. CHAIN SAW"  SUB - AGENT  Ray dusenbury, Pender Harbour A survey conducted by the  Dominion Bureau of Statistics  in five metropolitan areas  across Canada indicates* families with two to six persons  in the nation's larger cities  spent an average of $1,400 per  person in 1953.  The bureau collected records  of expenditure from 969 families in Halifax Montreal, Tor-  ' onto, Winnipeg and Vancouver. These families averaged  3.11 persons and their incomes ranged from $1,800 to  $6,500 a year. The pattern of  expenditure for all 969 famities is summarized as follows:  Of; the average dollar spent,  27.3 cents went for food. Housing, fuel, light and water tooE  15.6 cents. For some families  this meant rented/apartments,  heatedand lighted by the  landlord; for others, it meant  payment of property taxes, insurance, mortgage interest,  repairs on a house and expenses for heat, light and water.  Household operation expenses,  for such items as    the    tele-  , phone, cleaning supplies, laundry sent out<and baby sitters,  took  3.6    cents.     Furnishtings  Catholics seek  fi  inancia  I help  The largest and most intensive Catholic drive for funds  in the history of British Columbia will be .launched soon with  a total objective of $l,700,000y  Announcement of the drive,  to be known as the University-  College and Welfare Appeal  has been made by the most  Rev. W.M. Duke, Archbishop  of Vancouver and his coadjutor archbishop, Martin M.  Johnson.  Catholic welfare needs will  be one of the major beneficiaries of the contemplated  campaign. This will include  provision for. Catholic institutions rendering many and  varied services to the communities throughout the > area, regardless of race color and  creed. Among, these will be.  the housing facilities for senior 7 citizens, 7 accomodations for  the aged and infirm, facilities  for the rehabilitaton of prison  ���discharges, adequately fitted  Sailors' Clubs, building of hostels and a general expansion  of all other welfare and charitable activities now being operated by the Catholic Church.  Scholarship  for blind  A university scholarship foiv  blind students has been ap-7  proved by the Western Division Canadian National Institute of the Blind, chairman C.  ,W. 'Jaggs announced today.  Named ��� in honour of Dr.  Donald Buckland,.Professor of  Forest Pathology at the University of British Columbia,  who was himself blind, the  scholarship, to be put into effect this year, allows $1,000  annually to aid blind students with their university education. Dr. Buckland died in  February, a  )l A NEW WORRY  The legal problems likely to  arise with the development of  space ships -have prompted the  International Civil Aviation  Organization, a specialized  agency of the United Nations,  to raise the question in a report to be considered at its  forthcoming Assembly, scheduled to be held in Caracas in  June.  The report points out that  present legal regulations give  each nation complete and exclusive control of the airspace  over its territory. There exist  no rules, however, relating to  outer space and it is suggested  that the time has come to consider formulating them.  B.C. BULBS  About 500 acres devoted to  bulbs have an annual crop of  over $600 per acre, mainly in  the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island. At the present  time 2,000 green houses have  over 100 acres under glass.  .T- Wash old powder puffs and  keep them with your cleaning  equipment to use in applying  . wax polish to furniture  and equipment accounted for  6.2 cents, and included furniture, floor coverings, electrical household equipment, s kitchen equipment, glassware,  china, silverware, household  textiles and items ranging  from light bulbs to lawn mowers.  Clothing for these families  required 9,5 cents of the average dollar spent, or a total of  $413 per family. The family  spent $24 for girls' clothing, -  $199 for women's clothing,  $25 for boys' clothing, $134  for men's clothing, $12 for  children's clothing and $18  for materials.  About 52 percent of the families reported no automobile  expense. However, when all  the families were considered  together, car purchase, operation and maintenance accounted for 7.8 cents of the average  dollar expenditure. AH other  transportation took another  2.2 cents.  Medical care averaged 4.3  cents. Fifty-seven percent of  the families reported expenses for dental care, 61 percent  reported visits to their doctor,  andi 11 percent reported' operation expenses. Other medical  expenditure items covered  were payments to medical and  hospital plans, hospital and  nursing care, drugs and medicines, eyeglasses and medical  appliances.  Another 1.9 cents went, for  personal care. The largest item  was haircuts, but other services, toilet articles and preparations claimed a share. Ex-,  penditure for recreation took  3.6 cents, or a total of $157  per family. Admissions to  movies amounted to $28, and  purchase of television sets or  combination television and  and radio sets averaged $65.  Reading and education took  1.1 cents: tobacco and alcoholic beverages, 3.5 cents; and a  miscellaneous   group  of other  current living expenses accounted'for 1,1 cents. This last  group of expenses covered  bank charges, funeral expenses  and vocational expenses such  a^ union dues.       7  v  Other expenditures for these  families were gifts and contributions taking 2.3 cents of the  average dollar spent; personal  taxes, 5.8 cents* and security  payments^ 4,2. cents. Gifts and  contributions, included outlays  to persons and organizations  outside of tbe family. Personal  tax payments refer to income,  personal property and ������ poll  taxes, custom duties and succession duties.. Security    pay-  metns covered life    insurance Coast News May 10 1956      7  premiums, retirement or pen-      ������ ,��� ^...^ ��� ,���,��� ^^7  sion payments,  and  payments When yOU shop say yOU saw  by the family to a mutual ben- .f in The Coast News,  efit society.  FASTEST ACROSS THE STRAIT    *  '���  I.O.Q.F. Sunshine , Coast  Lodge No.76 meets Gibson's Legion Hall 2nd and  -4th Friday each month.  FERRIES LEAVE EVERY TWO "HOURS ON THE  EVEN HOUR, 6 A. M.-MIPNIGHT,  FROM BOTH HORSESHOE BAY AND NANAIMO  iV. of 6 am, 8,10,12 noon, 2 pm,4,6,8, W, 12 mid.  (Daylight Saving Timo)  Reservations NOT Needed  Passengers���Automobiles���Trucks  Follow The EJack Ball Flag!  BLACK BALL  Rugged, Big, Tough New Tandems  New models do more and bigger jobs? New  power right across the board���with a brand-  new big V-8 for high-tonnage hauling! Take  a look at the modern advantages they offer.  Mighty/Versatile, Ultra-Efficient  Medium Trucks  Now there are more reasons  than ever why anything less  is an old-fashioned truck!  New, wider range of models ���  4 new heavy-duty series! >  95 completely new models with G.V.W. ratings ranging up to 32,000 lbs.  New Triple-Torque tandems  rated vp to 32,000 lbs. G.V.W.  They're big, mountain-movfn' tandems, rated  up to 50,000 lbs. G.C.W.! �� '  Two new  5-speed transmissions!  New heavy-duty 5-speed is standard in tandems and top-tannage models.  Tubeless tires, standard  in all models!  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WIDE CHOICE OF  AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS  INCLUDING THE ALL-NEW  POWERMATiC - A HEAVY-DUTY,  6-SPEED AUTOMATIC!  a  B  1  e  B  a  a  B  1  1  b  B  ft  R  t  infavaciMM^  PHONE SECHELT 10  THE NAME THAT MEANS A GOOD DEAL  WILSON GREEK B.C. 8       Coast News May  10  1956  B.C. FIELD CROPS  British Columbia's field  crops gross more than $30,000,-  000 annually, Grain production is chiefly wheat, ' oats,  barley.  B.C^ BEEKEEPING  Over 1,800 registered apiarists operatee aproximately  13,000 bee colonies. - ,Honey  yield per colony is from 80 to  100  pounds.  JOHN #. DUNKIN .^  Doctor of Optometry v  906  Birks  Building "'I  VANCOUVER, B.C.   '  YOUR MARSHALL-WELLS STORE  Oongrafulates BC.  We  Stock the  TOP  MODELS of  KEEP  YOUR WORD  One of the best known writers in the United States is  Carl Sandberg, now 81 years of  age. His looks are well-known  and his put-spoken .comments  on life are straightforward  and his views are respected.  Eecently he spent a week in  Washington, attended several  M&eefcings of Congress and  shrewdly observed the men  in Congress and Senate. .He  was urged- to give his impressions, as an old and valued  friend of his country.  Mr. Sandberg was not bitter as sometimes old people  become. In his early days he  knew poverty and speni some  time in prison as a result of  his strong opinions. He has  mellowed with the years and  bis criticism could! be called  kindly. He said that the members of Congress and Senate  were, in the main, sincere -  but. one criticism he did broadcast: he thought they did not  have a sense of responsibility,  they made promises they knew  they could not fulfill.  *  * * .  No dttubt the same could be  said of public:'men in our own  land; it is a temptation which  besets men who seek public  office. This is ijgpt written unr  iandQy for our statesmen are  higfaminded men but to carry  a sense of deep responsibility  is a difficult and noteworthy  achievement.  Some years ago, in a book  jtcr young people, I told this  story. The missionary David  lii^ringstone arrived1 in Africa  early in 1841, and after more  than twelve years of daring  adventure and devoted service  in the heart of that vast continent he decided to visit the  West Coast and maybe return  to England for a visit. He  would need some boys (the  same given to natives by their  chief) to help him on the peri-  lows journey of more than  Ij.OS'O .   miles    through ��� dense  Jungle.  . *      *      *  Seteele'tu, the chief, gathered' his men together and con-  sotted them. Many feared that  Livingstone and his twenty-  seven helpers would not survive;, the journey, and * others  feared that he would sail for  his-, homeland and the "boys"  ���wsmld be left to return alone.  <23ae natives had a great respect for the missionary. They  ItRew he was a .man of his  word, and so when he said:  *1f you give me your sons for  the journey I promise to re-  -rurn with them and deliver  them to -their homes and parents. My life will be as ' a  pledge." They knew he would  keep his word. ; ' "'   ��  Sekeletu and many others  accompanied Livingstone and  ti&e carriers part of the way,  ihen said good-bye, and returned to their village with  some fears. No one had ever  umflertaken such a long 7 and'  tlaugerous journey. Would the  jrcorty ever return?  lite journey Was both diffi-  .tnaifc and dangerous. They were  often hungry and'thirsty,' and  sometimes so 7exhausted that.  tihey could scarcely move for-  ���wartL Swollen rivers and steep  hRis confronted them and  sharp thorns in the jungle  stung them. Livingstone suffered much from fever, which  caused him to ache all over,  so that he could not stand up  without help. The carriers also  suffered a good deal;: still they  pressed on for Livings tone's  cheerful spirit and courage  gave them strength.  The changing scenes from  day to day kept all interested.  They saw flowers, birds, and  animals which were new to  them. Sometimes as their canoes sped along strange rivers  they saw crocodiles and reptiles, and ate food they had  never tasted before. Tired and  sleepy as evening came they  landed and made their camp'  for the night and listened to  strange cries from the nearby  jungle. "  *     *     *  ��� ���  Although some   tribes  were  hostile, Livingstone's firmness  and kindness conquered them  and   no   fighting  took    place.  Whenever he had an    opportunity he preached to them and  much   good  resulted.   He  had  a magic lantern,    and    often  showed pictures;    they    were  greatly interested    and   sometimes afraid because it was so  new and strange. At long last  the harbor of,:   Luanda,    was  reached,  ' anda  Livingstone's  "boys" got their first glimpse  of tlie sea. Their astonishment  left them almost,  speechless.  They exclaimed: "All at once  the world said to us.  .'I    am  finished, there iV no more, of  me."  There was a British warship  in the harbour. The commander had been sent to take.the  great missionary back to Bri- .  tain He was both astonished  and disappointed when Livingstone declined to go. He said  "Queen Victoria has urged  you to come and all Britain is  waiting to do you honour. You  must come;"        -  The warship returned . to  Britain without the mission- ,  ary. The officers could not understand his attitu&e. They  *tht>ught he was both foolish  and stubborn. Strange to say  that warship 'struck an uncharted rock and all her crew  perished  Livingstone had given his  solemn pledge that he would  bring all the boys back.again,  and no longing for home  could make him break that  promise. So once again he  and his party began the long  voyage homeward,- which they  reached after an absence of  two and a half years. They received a great welcome, and  Livingstone's "boys" were regarded as heroes. They proudly walked around the village  in clothes bought in Luanda.  To their friends they said:  "We went on till we finished  the whole world. We only  turned back when there was  no, more land."  All this happened nearly  100 years ago, but in that part  of Africa they still refer to  Livingstone as: .. "The Man  who Kept his Word."  *      *      *. ''���       ��� *   ���  Our quotation is by Henry  Drummond: The best advertisement for Christianity is a  Christian.  B.C. VEGETABLES  The total value of the vegetable industry exceeds $7>000,-  000 annuolly. About 20,000  tons of tomatoes, the most valuable crop, are processed yearly.  Your Electricity fs controlled from this load control ceri-  fre atop- the B.C. Electric head  oiiice ouiiaing in Vancouver.  Nine load dispatchers, working shifts 'round the dock',  control the generation and distribution o�� more than j6S7,O00  thorse power. They, regulate the  output of power stations, the  substations operation, and supervise the GLTainienance of service to consunaers. Massive ckv  euit diagram standing against  far wail shows .everv power ;  station, siib-statimi, triasmis-  sidn I$rie�� Circuit foneaker a'lid1':-  ; principal, castmher ia iUa^ coni-  pany's mainland .service area.  Now; jammed with, eimiits,  the 22 by Q^fooi ismxd 7 will  soon be expanded to take care  of additional circuits iremiixed  by the ea^aadiiig system.  ZENITH  GENERAL ELECTRIC  TAPPAN  REFRIGERATORS  FREEZERS.  RANGES  WASHERS  DRYERS and  SMALL APPLIANCES.  We Also Stock the HOOVER �� EASY Lines of Washers and Cleaners  See Us or Phone Sechelt 51  B.C. HQfiSES  There areJess than &&#00  farm horses ia British Columbia. Alt&QHgfo steadily 'giving.  way to mechanization, the  horse stiB has a .place and will  continue to play a useful x���ie:  in. many areas. CJyilesdales awad  Percherons predominate snixr  ed fereeds.  Don'f.  forget   ito. ffead '*tfae  Coast Bfetrs Classaiied.  B.  PARKER & SIM ELECTRIC, LTD.  SECHELT  COMMERCIAL and RESIDENTIAL WIRING  ELECTRIC  HEATING  Estimates Cheerfully Given '  OUR 6 MEN AND 3 TRUCKS  OPERATE BETWEEN GIBSONS & PENDER HARBOUR  That  We Will take over and operate the  r/t-  >��  & W STORE  Roberts Cre&!< WBPJiarrmiKHiiliiiiiliJWiBamtwgaj  ��� ��� ���   ���- ������;���   mfwi'fuup^figgi  CLASSIFIED RATES  __15 words for 50 cents plus  2wo cenis a word over 15. This  includes name and address..  Consecutive rates available.-  Classified advertisements, accepted up to 5 p.m. Tuesday.  With the exception of con-  Sinuous accounts, a 10c bookkeeping charge is made for all  Classified Advertising not paid  lor within 7 days of publication,  Legals ���  16  cents per count  line  for  first  insertion.  12 cents per count line  for each consecutive insertion.  Card of Thanks, Engagements,  In Memprtams - up to 50 words  $1.00 per insertion. 2c per word  over 50.  Classified Display ��� 70c per  column inch.  TOTEM FLASHES  Sechelt Highway: 2. acres,  with older style home, but in  good condition. This is a nice  piece of property for. only  $2250.  When the Black Ball moves  to Hopkins Landing, and you  want to be closer to the boat,  why not look at the 2 bedroom  home we have for sale for only  $4,750. - $1,250 down.  2' bedroom home at Granthams Ldg. for only $2650. A  good BUY. .  Gower Point Rd. A very  comfortable home, lovely! gardens," this is one of the better  homes we have for sale. Full  price $7300-terms.  Always a better buy at  TOTEM REALTY  Gibsons B.C.  HEATING   & SHEET METAL  LAURIE SPECK  Gibsons   148  F.H. HARWOOD  Chartered Accountant  ��07 Metropolitan Bldg.  837 West Hastings St./  Vancouver 1, B.C. "  Phone PA. 3928  One   Koken   barber    chair  $35. Phone Sechelt 67F.        21  PERSONAL  The Rebekah Bazaar will be  NOV. 3. Early notice is given  to avoid conflicting dates.  Have you'seen the new Rev-  Ion Lipstick     advertised     on  T-V, or in the national maga-  zines?y  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 iiiquid for the  complextion. Get them at  s Langs Drugstores, Sechelt or  Gibsons. tfn  NOTICE  TOWING AND   FREIGHTING  W. Nygren, Gibsons 13   tfn  WORK WANTED  Spray and brush painting;  also paperhanging. J. Melhus.  Phone  Gibsons   33. tfn  HELP WANTED  Part time help;, four hours  daily, Phone Gibsons  140.  Waitress and Cook-general  for restaurant in Parksville  Must be of neat appearance.  Apply P.O. Box 14 Parks-  ville B.C.  WANTED TO BUY  -Property with house for  cash.. T.D. Fulton, Box 3000,  Vancouver, B.C.  WANTED TO RENT"  Comfortable modern 2 bedroom waterfront cottage from  Aug. 1 to Labor Day. Write  details to Box 700 Princeton,  B.C. -v phone Princeton 117  collect     20  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast, accurate, guaranteed  watch repairs. Marine Men's  Wear, Gibsons. tfn  For Guaranteed Watch and  Jewelry Repairs, See Chris's  Jewelers, Sechelt. Work done  on the premises. ...      tfn  flJBAL ESTATE  Gibsons Since 1945  John Coleridge Realty  The Oldest Established Office  (Immediately South ef the  Post Office)  Notary Public  Fryers for 24th holiday.  Supply limited. Please order  early. Phone H. Brown, 79Y,  Selma Park. *    ,   a  Three room cottage, finished interior, lot 40x100, reasonable, for quick sale. Phone Sechelt 44W. Close to village,  partly furnished.  ~r~~~ WOOD ~  Alder or Fir f  * Also Slab Wood  SERVICE FUELS  Ran  Vernon  Phone  Gibsons  173Q  Young Fir and California  White Biroh. 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 9&1'of cases.  PARBEN is available exclusively at LANG'S DRUG  STOBES. 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, Sechelt. B.C.  NOW - without Prescription:  "SABOL" thfe Only Shampoo  guaranteed to Cure Dandruff,  and clean up Scalp Infections':  Relieves Itching, Eliminates  Scaling. Keeps scalp "and hair  clean, healthy. Leaves Hair t  Manageable. Get "Sabol" Now  at Lang's Drug stores, Gibsons  6 Sechelt '. i..  ���   tfn  Selma Park beach property,  house on highway, 3 bedrooms,  livingroom 17x21 with fireplace, cabinet kitchen, cement  basement, oil furnace, garage,  good boat anchorage. Box 438  Coast News.  -   Drop side Couch and  Mat-  tress  $10,   Strawberry plants,,  Sc each, $4 per 100. G.E. Webb.  Reid Road at Payne,    Phone  67c, Gibsons. 13  DIRECTORY  HILL'S  MACHINE    SHOP  Mobilised Welding  ��� -...-. r....^ Welding Anywhere ��� Anytime  ::Sa^,J!^^W�����i��fc-v^^j^:.!^v^-fiM����t   Tradesmen        "'*  Precision    Machinist*  ment'y Agent, for   the   Official,  " ; -Administrator���'etc;''- 77  Connection with amprirtaint  Vancouver Realtors.  Local Off ice DVA and VLA  SECHELT   INSURANCE"  AGENCIES  Real Estate,  Property Management,  Insurance  Office phone 22F .  T.E. DUFFY, Agent  Residence 31Q  I. MACKAY, Salesman.  Residence  70F  H.B. GORDON  AGENCIES  Sechelt  REAL   ESTATE  and   INSURANCE  Phone " 53 Evenings and  Holidays 115,;  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  :courteous.sjgrvice; .TotemJReal-^  1y�� .-Gibsons..v.-   ;:   ��� ���" .' y'--''"7't!&C'  for sale ���;;��� ;;i '���"���;. -".  3 ft. metal bed, good springs,  new mattress $7.50 D. Erickson,. Wilson Creek, or phone  21M ;  3 room cottage on Seaview  Rd. Tile sink tile floor in'bath-,  ���room , Livingroom 22'xl2\  large front porch. Good lot  and fruit trees. Phone Gleii;  burn 1927Y. '   ' _.  Used Fridgidaire, 4 years'  use 9-6 cu. ft. Howe Sound  Trading Co. Gibsons tfn  Phone 54  Residence  152  PENINSULA    CLEANERS,  Cleaners for the  Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone:  Gibsons 100  "FAST SERVICE*'  Rent ���-.Sales ��� Service  TYPEWRITERS  ELECTRIC RAZORS  Sales ami Service  COLIN WINGRAVE  Phone 18 ��� Gibsons  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical  Heating  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized   GE. Dealer  Radios, Appliances, TV Service  PENINSULA  AGCOUOTJNO SERVICE  AI!  Types"4of Accounting  Problems Expertly Attended  _. ���; ViISagevyEj^erpris^|^.y.  ~i=��echelt    . '���-*'���-'���.--ly1---  Office Open 9 a.m.���5 p.m.  ���X-. Daily'  Phone Sechelt 98F  ;��� WIRING  Commercial & Residential  Electric  Space Heatinsr  Anywhere- on the Peninsula  PARKER and SIM  ELECTRIC  Parker's   Hardware  Sechelt 51, ��� 130 Evenings  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.  DS  Bulldozing  Clearing Teeth  ARCHES  FOR   RENT     <  A. E.  Ritchey  Phone Gibsons 86R  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      -y  VMM��jn����WaHH��aHIM��nHHHHHaRKHMHiWHe  LIFE INSURANCE  Continental Life  Insurance Company  .  LORNE BLAIN, Agent  Box 188 Phone 82G  Gibsons '  KURLUK "  ELECTRIC  &  PLUMBING  Complete Wiring and  Plumbing Service  MASTER PLUMBER  To Plan for your Requirements  Free Estimates  Phone Sechelt 107  LET US  HELP YOU  PLAN NOW  For your Spring .Construction  all types of  BUILDING or ALTERATIONS  and  LIGHT GRADING  Smiih & Peterson Construction  .'���'    Lid.   -    ���  Phone 28, 85 or 90Q, Gibsons  WIGARDS  SHOE  STORE  A  TYPE   OF SHOE  For   Any  Weather  For   Each  Member  Of The Family  All Shoe Accessories  Phone Sechelt 25G  FLOWERS  GIBSONS   FLORIST  Corsages - Weddings  Funeral Designs  Plants  Flowers by Wire  Carole Brakstad  Phone 109M - Gibsons  TENDERS  FOR  FUEL  OIL  WESTERN   PROVINCES s  7 SEALED    TENDERS    addres-  sed to the undersigned and endorsed as   above,   will be. received until 3.00  p.m.  (E.D.S.  *T.),   THURSDAY,     MAY     31,  41956, for the supply of fuel oil  ���for the Federal Buildings and*  v Experimental Farms ^ and Sta-'  itions,   throughout  tlie Provinces of   Manitoba,    Saskatchewan, Alberta and British  Columbia.  Forms of tender with specifications can be obtained from  the  Chief  of Purchasing   and  7 Stores, Department  of  Public  Works,  Room    503,    Garland  Building,  Ottawa; the District  Architect,     705     Commercial  'Building, Winnipeg, Man.W.T.  'Rutherford, Officer in Charge,  ���308 London Bldg.,  Saskatoon,  ���"; 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 accord-  ��� ing 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 of the amount of the tender,   in   accordance   with  the  Government  Contracts*  Regulations now in force, or Bearer Bonds, with unmatured pou-  pons attached, of the Govern-  -. ment of    Canada or    of 7 the  '   Canadian    National   "Railway  yCompany  and its    constituent  com p'ani es,   unconditionally  guaranteed as to principal and  interest by the Government of  Canada.  :The lowest  or any    tender  not necessarily accepted.  ROBERT FORTIER,  Chief of Administrative  Services and Secretary.  Department' of Public Works  Ottawa, April 30, 1956.  Special Mother's Day services will be held? throughout  the    Peninsula    and    many  bright young children will be  sporting   a  flower    signifying  their   appreciation  of  mother.  At  the  Anglican    churches  j there will be special mention  .of Mothers and their place in  life  and  the services will  be  centred     somewhat    on     the  Mother's Day theme.  4 The United Church in Gibsons will hold a joint service  with the Sunday school and1  congregation at 11 a.m. A  special form of service will be  followed where possible.  A special Mothers day service will be held Sunday May  13th at 7.30 p.m. at Port Mellon Community, Church. Both  Canon  Oswald   and  Rev.    E.  Industries  all hungry  power  Kemp will officiate. Dedica-  cation of the flags of the first  Port , Mellon Guide Company  will be part of the, service.  fo  Legal  C and S SALES, SERVICE  Agents For  Propane Gas  Combination Gas Range*  Sales and Installations  Free Estimates  Electric and Gas Hot Plates  FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS  y?;    .     Phone 3 Sechelt   BUILDING    BULLDOZING  CONTRACTING  Ran Vernon, R.B^,. 1,  Gibson*  Phone 1730  NOTARY PUBLIC  Legal  Documents   promptly  attended to  W.J.   (Jack)  Mayne.  Phone 24.   _     .    Sechelt B.C.  GIBSONS BOAT WORKS  Boat Builders & Repairers  Phone Gibsons 11IX  GIBSONS  BUILDING    SUPPLIES  LTD.  "WE   CARRY   THE  STOCK"  Phone Gibsons 53  ,    SECHELT   CYCLE  Bicycles New & Reconditioned  Repairs Jo All Wheeled Good*  Saw Filing  Lawn Mowers Sharpened  Phone Sechelt 95M  MARSHALL'S  PLUMBING  HEATINCt .&   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134, 104 or 33  ~    REFRIGERATION  SALES a-nd SERVICE  Commercial ��� Domestic  25 Years' Experience  Ai M. CAMPBELL  SECHELT 83Q  TO CLOSE AN ESTATE  Cash offers will be received  by C. John  Coleridge,    Real  Estate Agent, of Gibsons, B.C.,  up to and including Monday,  the 28th day of May, 1956, for  the   purchase   of   Lot    "B",  Block  20, District    Lot    810,  Group 1, N.W.D.   -Plan 5488,  beinfe property situate on the  East side of the road leading  from the, Sechelt Highway to  Roberts Creek. It Is about half  a mile from Roberts Creek and.  quite close    to    the    Roberts  Creek School. It is believed the  frontage  on Sechelt Highway  is about 150    feet    and    the  frontage  at    the    other    end  (where the  house  is situated)  on Hall Road is    about    tlie  same. There  is    some    small  mixed timber on the property  that might    be    suitable    for  firewood. The building on the  property is of shakes.  Arrangements for inspection of property are to be made  through Mr. Coleridge. This  property is being disposed of  by the Administrator of the  Estate of Arthur J. Gillmah,  deceased, and the above particulars are based on information supplied which is . believed to be reliable, but not  guaranteed, the" property to be  sold after inspection and on  the basis of the inspection by  the  Purchaser.  Carl  McLelland  Stewart,  Official Administrator,  635 Burrard  Streat,  VANCOUVER,   B.C.  \  Don't   forget   to   read  Coast News Classified.  The  I.O.O.F.  Sunshine  Coast  Lodge No.76  meets Gibson's Legion Hall 2nd and  4th Friday  each month.  New industries and new people - all hungry for" power-  have tripled the Lower Mainland's demands for electricity in the past 10 years.  And B.C. Electric, following bold, far-sighted, expansion ' policies, has spent S3 00,  000,000 to keep hydro generating capacity well ahead of  that requirement.  Within a few years after  World War 11 ended, the company had become one of the  first utility firms in North A-  merica to achieve a, surplus  of power.  New power stations were  built at Bridge River, 130  miles northwest of New Westminister, and at Wahleach  JLake, 80 miles east of the  ���Royal City.  v New high capacity generator replaced old machinery "at  Ruskin, a new generating  plant was added at Lake Bunt-,  zen, and new power stations  went under construction at Seton Creek near Bridge River,  and at Cheakamus River, 25  miles north of Squamish, at  the head of Howe Sound.  But building generating stations is only part of the work  required   to   make   electricity  available at the places where  it's  needed.  New substations, transmission lines and distribution cir-  ciuts also had to be constructed to bring the additional  power ino the Lower Mainland  area and send it into homes,  farms and factories.  Last year B.C. Electric's capital expenditures- totalled $43,-  000,000. This year the company will spend $75,000,000  on expansion, and the trend is  up - not down.  Currently B.C. Electric has  an electric plant capacity of  728,000 h.p. and by 1960 or  1961 (sooner if required) this  figure will have risen to 1,-  440,000 h.p. in a continuing  program to keep ahead of  soaring power needs of the  Lower Mainland and southern  Vancouver Island.  Last year an important new  customer was taken into the  company's service area when  an agreement was signed with.  Powell River Company, largest individual newsprint mill  in the world.  Clearing and grading of  nearly 100 miles of right-of-  way through timber - filled  wilderness and narrow coastline inlets is nearly completed.  And by October 1, the new  line, including one of the  world's longest overhead power lines stretching 10,000 feet  across Jervis Inlet, will be  completed and pouring energy  into Powell River and a num��  ber   of smaller  communities.  By mid-summer this year,,  the $8,000,000 Seton power  project will be producing 58.-  500 h.p. and by fall of 1957  the $2.5,000,000 Cheakamus  project will be adding another  190,000 h.p.  Church Services:  May 13th 1956  ' ANGLICAN   .  Sunday after Ascension Day .  St. Bartholomew's,  . Gibsons;  11.00 a.m. Sunday School   ,  3.30 p.m. Evensong  St. Hilda's    Sechelt  1.45 p.m. Evensong  1.45 p.m. Sunday School  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11.00 a:m.   Holy   Communion  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  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. VINCENTS  Holy Family, Sechelt,    9 a.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10.30 a.m.  Port Mellon, "first Sunday of  each month at 11.35 a.m.  Bethal   Baptist  Church  10. A.M., Sunday School  11:15 A.M., Worship Service  7:30  P.M.,  Wed.,  Prayer  2 P.M., 1st Thurs., in' Month  Mission  Circle  PENTECOSTAL  10 a.m. Sunday School  11  a.m. Devotional  7.30     Evening  Service  Tuesday night 7.30  8 p.m. Friday night  THE  DATE PAD  May   11 - Gibsons,,   Elphin-;  stone high school auditorium,  , Variety Night at 8 p.m.  May 11 - Granthams Community Hall, Bingo.  8 p.m.  May 12: Port Mellon Mother's Day Tea from 3-5 in the  Community Hall.  May 14 - Roberts Creek Legion L.A. meets in Legion Hall,  1.30 p.m.  May 15 - W.I. Luncheon at  the Parish Hall 12:00 noon.  May    16 - Gibsons    United.  Church junior W.A. at church.  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 19 - May Dance, Community Hall Wilson Creek.  May 19 - Roberts Creek:  Hall Board Dance with "G  SHARP" Orchestra.  May 26: Port Mellon Community Centre dance, proceeds  for Boy Scouts and Cubs.  May 31: St Mary's Attar Society rummage sale and home  cooking, 10 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.  This weeks    special - Good  building    lots    only    $450.00...  $75.00 down 15.00 per month.  Harold Wilson  Totem  Realty  Phene Gibsons 44  evenings 147  /&^m<fet~miy you cor  PREVENT FOREST HRES 10      Coast News May 10 1956  Port Mellon  MRS M. WEST  Mr. and Mrs. J. Macy with  Marilyn   and   Dennis  -spent   a  long weekend at Harrison Hot  Springs.  Mr. and Mrs. P. Strike, Leslie and Shiela and Mr. and  Mrs. L. Hempsall with Peter  and Leslie visited Vancouver  for the weekend.  Mr. B.R. Sfohnson who spent  the winter months with his  son and family Mr. and Mrs.  O. Johnson has ' returned to  Williams Lake where he works  for the Forestry Commission.  En route he spent two days in  Squamish visiting  friends.  Mrs' Thomson sr. of Vancouver was the weekend guest  of her son and his wife Mr. and  Mrs.  J.  Thomson. '  E.C. Sherman and David  spent .a pleasant Sunday afternoon playing golf at the Glen-  eagles course with H.W. MacDonald.  Mrs. G. Legh is a patient at  Grace Hospital where she has  undergone surgery.  C. Wood left by air for Tor-  onto on Sunday, to attend the  funeral of his brother who passed away suddenly last week.  Friday afternoon a farewell  party was held at Port Mellon  School as Miss Arlene Kwan  finished her 4 weeks teaching  practise. She will be back for  Sports Day and has a job here  for  the summer.  SB  ImOmOmFm  1 v  [ANNUAL BALL  SCHOOL  HALL  MAY 19  DANCING: 9 P.M. to ?  Good Music - Prizes Galore  ROOFING SPECIAL  90 lb. Mineral Surface Roofing  18 inches Wide ��� 50 Sq. Ft per Roll  WHILE THEY LAST  $1.89 PER ROLL  See Our Stock of .  WALL-BOARDS ��� MOULDINGS ��� PAINTS  Sechelt Building Supplies  PHONE 60Q ��� SECHELT  NOTICE  Dr. R. A. Swan and  Dr. J. Playfair  WILL NOT HOLD  OFFICE HOURS MAY 12  CONGRATULATIONS  BC,   ELECTRIC  Another Step Forward For  The Sechelt Peninsula!  Roberts Creek  BY MRS. M. NEWMAN  Roberts  Creek     Elementary ���  / Boys went down.to defeat Friday  when  the  baseball  game  with Seehelt ended 14 to   10.  Virgil Lane and his  Clouds  of Rhythm playel for some 150  dancers at  the Hall Saturday  night. On May 19    the    High  School  orchestra,   Gibsons     G  Sharps will play for the Hall  board dance.  A  garden   chair,  made  and  donated  by     Bob     Cumming,  will be the  door prize at the  OES  Tea which will be held *  at the Cumming home on July  6.  *       *       *  Len Rutter of Vancouver  visited friends here over the  weekend. Len spent his early  childhood at the R. Kennett  home when it was owned by  his uncle, Frank Orange, now  residing in White Rock. During  the years between, in which  Len visited here only once, he  has had a secret* yearning for  the old haunts, and hopes this  year to bring his wife and  three children up for August.  His mother Mrs. J. Rutter who  will be remembered by old  timers" as Molly Orange, is  now residing in Hamilton.  Ralph Galliford, accompanied by Doug Whiteman, came  up for the day Sunday, putting  in at Gibsons in the new boat  he has just completed.,  Mr. and Mrs. W. Boyte and  family   are    visiting    the    S.  Boytes.  *    ..#     *    ��� ....  Mrs. Ron Hughes, Sr7, is in  Vancouver  spending a  couple,  of weeks in  the home  of Dr.  and .Mrs. C.  Covernton while.  Mrs. Covernton is in Hospital.  Lorraine LaBreche and Sandy Piggott will exchange vows  on June 1 in St. Aidans  Church.  Business  and pleasure were  combined Saturday at tlie R.J.  'Eades home when five couples^  arrived to do some quilting on  the quilt which will be raffled'  for the Eastern Star. While the  wives     wo'rked     industriously'  downstairs   the  men  managed ^ 7  to   entertain   themselves   with 7  TV upstairs, later joining forces for some -dancing and sup- ���  per. 7S;.^-"7 '��� 7.- "��� 7  Donald Walker is reported  discharged from Hospital and  staying with friends for a few  days before returning" to his  home here.  Mr. Leonard A. Matliews of  Roberts Creek has announced  the engagement of his daughter, Marion Dorothy, to George  Mortimer' of Cowichan Bay.  the wedding will take place  in Victoria May 17.  The 2,800 residents of Blenheim Ont,. will long remember April 28 as the day the four  daughters and two sons of Mr.  and Mrs. Leo Dorsser were  married in a multiple ceremony at St. Mary's , Roman  Catholic Church. It was the  larges't one-family wedding in  Canadian history and as7 such  received widespread publicity.  The newlyweds, seen here at  wedding breakfast following  the ceromony, from.left, Gerard Willemsen and Wilhelmina  Dorssers, William Vanderberg  and Dora Dorssers, Cornelius  Dorssers and Johanna Men-  heere, Andrew Dorssers and  Ann Heuvelmans, Jack Van  Haren and Marianne  Dossers,  Mrs. G. Macdonald  Funeral was held last week  in Vancouver for Gladys Ma-  dora MacDonald, owner and  operator of the Cedar Cottage  Rest Home, 3595 Victoria. She  died suddenly Tuesday at the  age of 57.  Mrs. MacDonald was born  at Gibsons Landing and went  to Vancouver in 1938. She  was connected with the rest  home for two and a half years.  She served as registrar of  the Home Nursing Society for  several' years.  She is survived by her husband, Norman Alan MacDon-  children and a brother, Hector  aid, a daughter, Mrs. A.N. Kelly of North Surrey, two grand-  McCall of Pender Harbour.  Service was conducted by  Rev. T. D. Barnett at Harron  Brothers' Chapel of Chimes.  Cremation  followed.  and Ben Luiking   and   Grada he had refused to attend six dif-  Dorssers.    Papa    Dorssers,    a ferent weddings. As it was, he  Dutch immigrant, was respon- had to make four trips down  sible for multiple mariages *\s the aisle with his- daughters/  Shopping for Mother?  Consider something from our new lines of  FINE SUMMER COTTONS  Lovely Dresses - Blouses - Summer Skirts  LINGERIE    ���   HOISERY    ���    HANDBAGS  "KITTEN" SWEATERS  - the TceeEcy  Phone 95Q Sechelt  ^  With a Dainty  JEWELRY GIFT  on MOTHER'S DAYL  WE HAVE A WIDE CHOICE OF  Jewelry  Sets  -  Bracelets  Necklaces  -Brooches  -  Bar  Rings   ;  Watch and Jewelry Repairs: All work done on the Premises  CHRIS'S JEWELERS  Phone 96  Sechelt  Mrs.  C.   Kirkwood  Mrs. Catherine Kirkwood,  wife of John Kirkwood, many  years' resident of, Gibsons,  died in her 86th year on April  27, at the Kitsilano nursing  home. She had been' ill for a  long period.  Mrs. Kirkwood leaves her  husband,. two sons, James and  Lome, and three daughters,  Mrs. A. J. McLennan, Mrs.  James MacGregor arid Mrs.  William Henry. There are eight  grandchildren and eight great  grandchildren.  A private funeral service  was held on April 30 at 11 a.m.  from the Bell Funeral Home  on East Hastings. Burial was  made in the family plot at  Mountain   View.  Come In and See Us for  Get on  the  Bandwagon  and  Progress  with  BB C E,  Fpr The  Best In  Electrical Appliances  SEE  U HARDWARE!,  APPLIANCES  Phone 32 Gibsons  ���*-.,:  Frigidafre  -  Thor ���-������. Beatty  We harmle ��� a7 complete household  y O^tweai- Appliance Line  We're, helping the Boy Scout financial campaign,  during" May; Have You made your contribution?  This drive coVersy the Peninsula from Port Mellon  to P^hder Harbour-"  i��^i38s��KiSv:-i.-*KJ  Sechelt News  BY MRS. A. A. FRENCH  The LA. to the Sechelt Le-  ' gion held a successful rummage  sale  and    coffee    party    last  Thursday,   convened  by   Mrs.  Frances Ritchey.  Mrs. J. Browning handled  the plants stall with all her native ability and humor. The  kitchen and the tables were.,  cared for by Mrs. M. Livesay,  Mrs. I Biggs, Mrs. J. Peterson,  Mrs. D. Erickson, Mrs. A.  Batehelor, Mrs. Marsh and  Mrs. Gibson.  Mr. and Mrs. Jack Evans entertained for the Altar Guild of  the Holy Name Church, with  guests arriving from Sechelt,  Pender Harbour and Gibsons.  The evening was spent playing cards, and group singing,  which all  enjoyed.  Mr. and Mrs. L.B. Johnson  entertained Mr. and Mrs. Neil  Gustafsson and small baby.  Mr.- Tom Fowler is receiving congratulations on becoming a  great grandfather.  A thin film of paste wax will  provide stairway bannisters  with protection against the  marks, and stains of hand traffic and keep it polished for  weeks.  ��IFTX  (We'll  Wrap them  for  You too!)  Something in Cosmetics?  Coty's "Muguet Des Bois" Perfumes  Toilet Waters ��� Colognes  Max Factors Beauty Products  Perhaps some Costume Jewelry  We have the Daintiest Styles and Colors  Brooches ��� Bracelets r-t- Necklace Sets  A nice choice here ..  Chocolates -always Please!  All Sizes ��� Gift Boxes ��� Excellent  Moirs,    Smiles *n  Chuckles,    Ganongs  Stationery, Cards, etc.  -  iV/ummmi/U.  SECHELT  Phoiie 29  XB3EI  R GIBSONS  Phone 52  The Power|Commission's most consistent critic  caii now pause and congratulate them on the  completion  of  the  line  to  Pender   rlarbour!  WE'AREPENDERrHARBOUR'SJ>eAL��R^iNX  WESTINaHOMSE  SUNBEAM & FRKaSDAIRE  Appliances For The Home.     See  Us  LLOYD'S GENERAL STORE  Phone 4Y  GARDEN BAY  Pender  Harbour e     BY MRS. E." LUMSDEN  ��� Mr: and Mrs. Trefrey. Porpoise Bay, with Ann and Ste-  ' ven have moved to Victoria,.  B.C., after living on the Peninsula  for  about three  years.  .They came from Vancouver,  B.C. Mr. Trefrey will continue  fold? Get Pep, Vim  feel M off Vigor; Years Younger  MEN WOMEN oi 40- so>60-Don'tba  . ftii'esiuavistea.Trv Ostrex Toafo Tablets.  Oftca' Heeded after 40 ~by body, old, run-  ���dowfl because lacking iron: increases vimi  vigor, vitality. Thousands feel full of pep,  year* younger. Quit being old. Get Ostnuc  today. Trial size costs little. Or Save Memejr  ���aik to see Economy size-gives you 3 timed  aaow. At all druggist*.  his work as carpenter.  Frank Parker, of Sechelt  Lockers, moved with his family from West Sechelt to Mermaid Avenue in the village  over the weekend.      ,  Mrs. Thelma Borg, of Vancouver, a school chum of Mrs.  Gladys Clarke, Porpoise Bay,  with son Garry spent the  weekend at the Clarke home.  When waxing your dining  room table, make sure to include the extra leaves of tlie  table to avoid embarassment  the next time they are used.  Don't   forget   to   read  Coast News Classified.  The  SWD'E- *      STORE   -  ._--'���     ......            ��� -���  Has Every Type of Shoe for  "������'        All the Family                ,  "Kedettes" for the Ladies  AH Colors of Shoe Creams  -  1                      Phone 25G :   '              Sechelt                      1  n-mr^MmaMsufkMMJM  CORPORATION OF THE VILLAGE OF SECHELT  NOTICE  WARNING OF FIRE  Effective immediately, by Resolution of the Board of  Commissioners, ihe lighting of fixes for any purpose, except in a proper indoor furnace, stove or other combustion  apparatus, within the bundaries of the Village of Sechelt,  is prohibited during the Forestry Department's 1956 Fire  Season, May 1 to October 31 inclusive, without first obtaining a Burning Permit from "the Village Clerk.  Burning Permits will be issued free of charge to applicants .providing safe and proper outside burning' facilities.   .  Ralph Johnson ���  Village Clerks  ��WM���TttlMtlWWWy  mm ntMimfmnn  ifo'atBSM mom ��*jri �������>*���� i  SALK  HAS ARRIVED  Notice of Clinics for Pre-School children  who are  eligible   will be mailed to parents.  School children will have vaccine admin-  ���r ���.  istered.to them through the School Program.  LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE  Box 78  GIBSONS  Phone 62  Introducing the New  WESTINGHOUSE  DELUXE AUTOMATIC  .MATCHING   ���"  LAUNDROMAT & DRYER  Models GLS & GD8  Now on the Sales Floor at  Rgehter's Radio T-V  Take  Advantage of Our  T-V & HI-FI BARGAINS  Phone 6, Sechelt  Coast News May 10 195&   11  This compact three bed  room home with full basement, has a floor area of 1175  Sq. ft. The inside fireplace  serves both the furnace and  fireplace using double flues  for economy. The kitchen is  located just off the carport in  the front of the house with  plenty of space for a hook,  the living room faces the rear  for either view or privacy. It  will be worth while to study  this design. Working drawings  are available for $25.00 per  set of 6 blueprints or for  other select designs write the  Building Centre for our free  "50 Home Plan Book" send  25c to cover the cost of post-  anct  handling.  The Building Centre B.C.  Ltd. 1240 West Broadway Vancouver B.C.  NURSERy  & SUPPLIES, LTD.  at  WILSON CREEK  Phone Sechelt 20K  Wilson Creek  BY MRS. D. ERICKSON  Rev. R.R. and Mrs. Morrison  have left for Victoria, where  Mr. Morrison will conduct the  services in the Church of Our  Lord (Reformed Episcopalian)  for the month. Rev. J.G.  Brown, D.D.��� the rector and  former principal of Uniori College is oh sick leave.  Mrs. John, Crowley her  brother Glenn and family called on Bob and Caroline Keeley  recently. Johnny contracted at  the B and J Camp some years  ago, arid Glenn was at Rotter's  Camp at Halfmoon Bay. Marion Crowley was well known  in Selma Park. She will leave  for up-coast soon to join her  husband. ,  Local W.A. members of Sechelt Legion assisted at a profitable rummage sale and coffee break.  Mrs. Dorothy Gilbertson has  returned from a-lengthy stay  in St. Mary's hospital.  Sundi Stroshein and Avril  Lucken enjoyed a brief holiday jaunt to Seattle by car,  with Mrs. Jean Wyngaert of  Gibsons.        ..,-'���  Lou and Jim Plumridge are  playing for the May Day Dance  on Saturday evening, May 19,  at the Wilson Creek Community Club. Mrs. Paul Stroshein,  is convenor, and the ladies of  the W.A. to W.C.C.C. are making the plans. They report  there will be refreshments,  and door and spot prizes.  The W.C.C. Club voted Mon-  BIRTHS  WATTS - Born to Mr. and  Mrs. Ross Watts, nee Rose  Marie Johnson, Granthams.  now of Vancouver, on May 5,  a daughter, Laura Jean, 5 lbs,  11 oz., at Vancouver General  Hospital.  KERBIS - Born . May 4 in  St.' Joseph's hospital, a son,  the third in. the family, to Mr.  and Mrs. G. Kerbis Port Mellon.  WILSON - Born to Mr. and  Mrs. Louie Wilson, . Roberts  Creek, a girl in St. Vincent's  Hospital, Vancouver April 30.  LAIDLAW - Born to Mr.  and Mrs. E. Laidlaw, Jr.,  Clowhom Falls, in St. Mary's  Hospital Pender Harbour, a  boy on May 6.  HANSEN - Born to Mr. and  Mrs. Nels Hansen, West Sechelt on May, 1, a girl, in St.  Paul's Hospital,   Vancouver.  JOHNSON - Mr. arid Mrs.  Johnson Sf Blind Bay announce the birth of a son.  PRODUCTION IN B.C.  British Columbia's farm units total 26,000. These, however, do not produce enough  to meet Provincial needs. Only  exported items are tree-fruits,  small fruits, yegetable% in season, and eggs. Grains, flour,  beef and veal, pork products,  mutton, lamb, butter and  cheese must be supplemented  by imports.  day night to give the refreshment concession to the Little  League Committee for the ball  games at Whitaker Park for  the 1956 season, at their final  meeting until September. After a discussion of business,  the W.A. served refreshments.  The Ball and Chain Bowling  teams held an enjoyable banquet and social evening in the  Wilson Creek hall last Saturday. Prizes and trophies were  .presented by the captain, Leslie Jackson. Mr. and Mrs. Ben  Lang presented the special  Lang Ttophy. Mrs. Anne Gary  and her assistants did a splendid job of catering.  For Guarenieed  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs  CHRIS'S  JEWELERS  Work   done   on   the   Premises  Phone 96 Sechelt  THREE BIG NIGHTS  MR. ROBERTS  THURS 7.30 FRI. and SAT. 7 and 9 p.m.  You'll Enjoy this Hilarious Comedy  Special Road Show Prices:      75c     50c      25c  Saturday Matinee     "Above Us, the Waves"     2 p.m.  COMING       Out of the Clouds  Thursday and Friday     May 17 and 18  . Saturday,       May 19  Above Us, the Waves  SPECIAL HOLIDAY MATINEE Monday May 21  GIBSONS THEATRE  SEE JAY BEE for  ELECTRICAL HOME APPLIANCES  DuMont T-V  -  Ranges  -  Refrigerators  Washers   &  All   Small   Appliances  FURNITURE  J ay-Bee Furniture & Appliances  Phone Gibsons 99W  We have a Special on Dinner Sets:  S-Place ..Golden Rhapsody pattern.  134 pieces, including 11 7 8 oz.  Glasses, Stemless Sherberts, and  Stainless Steel Flatware.  ALL for only    $39.95!  Detergent Proof Mason Ware  Dinner Sets  Toby Jugs, China Baskets, or  Lovely Foley China.  Stainless Steel Cooking- Ware  KITCHEN  SETS  in Stainless Steel,  Enamelled with  Copper   Covers  that  Don't Need  Polishing.  Are You Puzzled ��� About  A GIFT for MOTHER?  Come in and Let  PARKERS Help You!  Htere are a Few Ideas  MATCHING LUGGAGE SETS*  ELECTRIC LABOUR SAVERS:  Mixers, Irons, Kettles,  by GENERAL ELECTRIC, SUNBEAM, etc.  TAPPAN ELECTRIC RANGE,  with an All-Chrome Oven  G.E. REFRIGERATORS,  G.E. PUSH-BUTTON RANGE  A Helpful Garden Truck,  Watering  Cans,  and  an endless  choice of gifts, useful, practical, *  or just plain Beautiful!  Your MARSHALL-WELLS Store  PHONE 60 ��� SECHELT   .     . 12    Coast News May. 10 1956  Sunday sees the opening  games of the Sunshine Coast  Little League which this year  boasts five entries in the League.  The new addition to the League is from Port Mellon along  with last years teams from  Gibsons, Wilson Creek, Sechelt  and Pender   Harbour.  Sunday's games see Gibsons  at. Wilson Creek  and Sechelt  SECHEtf  CYCLt  BICYCLES  Carriages, Wheeled Goods  REPAIRS  at Pender Harbour with, Port  Mellon being idle. The starting time for these ygames is  2:30 p.m. '  As a prelude to Sunday's  game, a series of athletic  events, base-running, ��� throwing  the ball and others will be ruri  off;  Prizes will be given for the  winners of each event, and  keen competition is expected;  between the team coached by  the old reliable Norm McKay  of Gibson, and "last year's pennant holders Wilson Creek,  coached by Gus Crucil whose  histrionic ability is well known  on  the Peninsula.  Another event-of interest  will be, the tossing of the first  ball of the season by the newly  elected Sechelt Commissioner,  Mrs. A. (Chrissie) Johnston,  who's husband swears tti4t she  is adept at throwing things,  but cannot recall- having seen  her throw a base-ball.  On May 16 Pender will visit Port-Mellon. May 17 sees  Gibsons playing host to Sechelt. Week-day; games start at  6:3b p.m. :  When you shop say'-you saw  it in The Coast News.  WHY NOT TREAT MOWER  TO A ROAST TURW DINNER  - ��� - --���        .-������'       ���    . ���  on Sunday/ Mothers Day, May 13  Phone Reservations Accepted  !������������>x��tfm��M�� mmmmm  m***m��&  TIMBER   WANTED  We Cruise and Estimate  and PAY CASH on Signing  the Contract  SUCRE LUMBER CO.  SAW MILLS  Phone 150 or 151 -.. Gibsons  ��wiww*����BW��jnggg��������w����BwiP>M ���������������������������������%��������� can  inwMimwnimmtHtfmii  inimnmiiiiiim  r  I  I  I  . & W. STORES  Congratulate The  DONAGHANS  On Opening the Store at  ROBERTS  CREEK  We Thank our Customers, Too, for  Their Patronage in Past Years.  WA  I  I  I  I  I  DANCE  To  Canadian  All  Stars  SAT. MAY 12 starting 9 p.m,  GIBSONS SCHOOL HALL  FEATURING CHURCHILL'S ALTO SAX  AND   "TRUMPY"   THE   MAN   WITH   THE   HORN  Admission    $1  ���L  'Sunday, May  13  THE DA Y FOR  SPECIAL GIVING  and  Whether  She's  19  or   90  Mother  Appreiates  a  HOME GIFT  We're  Suggesting  CHINA  A Dinner Set in Regency Pattern  66 Piece Set ��29.50 64 Piece Set $27.95  *   Lovely Breackfast   Sets $4.50 to $12.75  Fine Tea-Cups and Saucers,     Beautiful Tea Pots  A nice assortment' of Glassware  LTD.  PHONE 33 GIBSONS B.C.  *I6��-ei'  ' Entire Fraser* Valley wilL be  covered; by Kenne&i A. Shore  in his new post as assistant  Fraser Valley sales manager of  .'B.C. Electric; District; mana--  ger at Mission since 1948, Mr.  Shore will now make ./..his  headquarters' at Abbotsford-  His cief | duty will be promot-  ing use of electricity in , the  valley in farm, home and-industry. Mr. Shore joined B.C.  Electric as an office boy in  1929,  ceremony  forTAf  At 7.30 o'clock Monday morning the Canadain Forest Products" plane pilot ��� R, Duncan,  circled Port Mellon and a few  minutes later CiB.'Davies was  welcoming Scotty Allison of  Vancouver, safety director of  B.C. Lumber Mahufaturers  Association; T. Hollis, assistant safety director C.F.P.;*R.  Elliot, C.B.U. television photo-,  grapher and H. Cantlari Vancouver Province reporter and1:  photographer.  The occasion was the filming of the presentation of the  C.P.P.A. safety pennant earned by, Howe Sound Pulp D.iv.  C.F.P. for the accident free  first quarter of 1956.  Gathered on the office steps  were the safety committee.  Mr. Allison made the presentation to Mr. Davies, manager  Howe Sound Pulp Division  who in turn handed the penant  over to . Mr. Macklam personnel manager and J. Glark pre-  * sident of the union. Shots  wei-e also taken of K. McGee  ascending a ladder to fix the  pennant over the porch. The  Vancouver Province and CB-  UT newsreel will publicise the  award in connection with Safety Week sponsored by the  Government of B.C. and Labour Management.  Mr. Scott Allison head of  the safety dept., B.C. Lumber  Manufacturers Associa tion  said that 2.000 pennants have  been earned by B.C. industrial concerns. He emphasised the  concern of the government for  safety in the lumber industry  as 67c of every, dollar earned  in B.C. is earned by the fores- '  try industry.  ANNUAL  MEETING  St. Mary's Hospital Society's annual meeting is Sunday, May 13 at 2.30 p.m., Madeira Park Hall. The year's,  reports will be presented, officers. elected, and plans for  tlie  coming -year .discussed.  More than one and-a-quarter-  million square miles of forest  are protected from fire destruction  in   Canada. '  When you shop say you saw  it in The Coast News.  7ds>me>md&��r Only you can  f  BY  CHUCK TOMPKINS >  Mid-Peninsula Softball league opens \: Sunday, May 20  and competition looks better  than ever. Some schedules are  now available and. 1,000 are on  the way in the next week or  so.   ...���'���-��� '  Gibsons is still the worst off  for a field but something may  still   be   do  about fixing  one  "up. "A' '   ��� ' "���'_'���   7"  '"  With    the    Little    League,  Firemen and Merchants which  "is a high-school team, I think  that a little effort by all could  .have the high school grounds  in "first class condition.  The first exhibition game of  the year will be held at; the'  Elementary school grounds on  Thursday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m.  between the re-juVenated Gibsons Merchants and the Firemen." Here is va chance to see  how the boys look so come to  the bail "game. .    S  Starting immediately free  tennis instruction for members  and students will be given  Wednesday evenings at 6:30  by Ozzie Hincks and his helpers. School students may have  free use of the courts but must  give them. up*, when members  wish to play. This ds a fine  chance for young tennis players, so take'advantage of'it.  I understand that Jules Man-  iPs golf course is going, strong  again this year and you can  be sure that a tournament is  not far off.  The Vancouver Mounties*are  wallowing in the basement of  the PCL but I still think that  help is-on the way very soon  as the Major Leagues cut down  day is May 15. With more  bench strength and a little pitching help .they could still  make it as it is a long seasori  Little League * opens on Sunday May 13, so get out and support these kids. They play  pretty good ball and deserve  a better break from the fans  than they got last year.   ���  BY   ELSIE  JOHNSON  Pender Harbour Bowling  League held their banquet at  Garden Bay* Cafe, April 28.  After a turkey dinner, catered  to by Lloyd Davis, the trophies  were presented by Danny Leavens,  the' president;  Following the presentations,  the bowlers finished the evening with a dance at Kleindale  Hall.  The following trophies were  awarded: Ladies high three:  Shirley Leavens 616; ladies'  high single, Shirley Leavens  291; men's high three, Ron  Pockrant 798; men's high single, George Haddock 339;  winning team, Pinheads; runner up team, J.A.'s; best maintained average Shirley and  Danny Leavens (tied); ladies'  best improved average, Norma Gourley. and men's best improved average, Oliver Dubois.  GIBSONS  ��� The annual Gibsons Mixed  Bowling Banquet was held  at  the Canadian Legion Hall.  After a turkey, dinner catered  to by Danny Smith the trophies were presented by the.  president, Jim Drummond.  The trophies awarded were:  Men's high average, Earl Bradshaw 193; women's high average, Helen Thorburn 199;  men's high three, Dave Herrin  735; women's high three, Joyce  Connor 773: men's high single, Ron Godfrey 323; women's    high    single,    Doreen  Crosby 321. Winning team,  Mirabilia'; runner up team,  Whizzbangs. Team high three,  Mirabilia 3085; team high single, Imperial, 1062;      ,y_:     *  A trophy was given for  men's and women's spare high  single game which went to  Bud Fisher for a 328 game and.  May Mayson for a 276.  Secretary Ann Drummond  was presented with a; beautiful Lazy Susan.  TENNIS^NOTE i:     ���  Courts  ARE AVAILABLE WITHOUT CHARGE TO ALL  School Children  UNLESS MEMBERS ARE WAITING  Fees for Adults:   $6 ger year.  s���^^2itt��^T^^adi^^^��3tiSK^ti^9t  P��3y.i,itfS*-AW!'-  Peni  insula  Players  resent  3 One-Act Comedies  Roberts Creek Hail  ���/  Pfida y, May .1.8. - 8 p.m.  '������-"���������.. ��� ��� i ���        "''���'���.  Tickets 50c ��� Elementary School 25c  GALA  MIDNIGHT DANCE,  and JAMBOREE  SUN. MAX 20 - MIDNIGHT  Legion  Hall  -  Gibsons  VIRGEL LANE  CLOUDS of RHYTHM  Admission    $1  Shop at Irene's  for  Mother^ Day Gifts  We have a Beautiful Selection of  DRESSES,    WASH   SKIRTS,    BLOUSES^  (They are lovely,   and they're just.in!)  The new Sun Tan .Jeans and Fadded Blues have arrived  Just everything to JPIease a Lady's Fancy.  There's a wide choice in a variety of       '   ,  Lovely    Scarves,    Hosiery.    Gloves    and    Purses  IRENE'S DRESS SHOPPE  Theatre Bldg.  GIBSONS  Phone 35H  BLACK BALL FERRIES  WELCOMES  TO EXPANDING


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