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Array Published   in   Gibsons,  B,   C,  Volume  10 Number 33  August 16 1956  LIBRARY  ��4ct��ria, 6. C.  "���*������ �����-*  Serving the Growing  Sunshine Coast  Pender Harbour Regatta  will   commence    at 11 a.m. -  Saturday. It is being   presented a,gain by the Pender  Harbour Aquatic club.  There will be a grand carnival of decorated boats and  judging from last year's  display it should be a dilly.  There will also be the crdwn-7  ing of the Aquatic Queen.      7  The Sunshine Coast An-  On the program there arev;  23 events.from swimming to; of voters, Powell River.  log rolling with    numerouSv :.zzzz   cups being put up for com"    |^ ��� ,       ���  petition. There will also be.'; Mj|n^4c And C  boat racing and possibly " W"U9 Q11W V*  surf board riding.  The Pender Harbour-Regatta is one of the big events  of the year for the Sunshine  ���Coast and it is expected tliat  If you want to vote in the provincial election Sept. 19  registration will be necessary.  In view of the haste in which the registrar of voters  has "been forced to work The Coast News presents here a  list of places along the Sunshine Coast where eligible voters  can register.  Here are the places:  Pender Harbour, Post Office.  Irvine's Landing. Post Office.  Halfmoon Bay, Post Office.  SecheJt, office of W.J. Mayne.  Wilson Creek, to be selected.  Roberts Creek,, rto be selected*  Gibsons. Granthams Landing and Hopkins Landing,  United Church Hall.  Port Mellon, Community Hall,  Those who can register-must have reached the age of 19  by Sept. 19, be a British subject ..or Canadian citizen and  a resident of Canada one year also a resident of British  Columbia for the last six months. -  The announcement is made by. J.V. Gaspard. registrar  rasters  nual Fairopened today    and    hard at work making their  .the fair committee expects,-, selections;  with    decent    weather,    to A special attraction will  present fine concert  At least 100 visitors at-    old. were equally as good as  o;���        j  ��� *       i,       t.       ��--���:;   --���-������    /-     - , tended the    Camp   Sunrise    the    bands   and the    final  sions and judges have been-*with good    weather,    there; Music camp  concert Satur-    camp    song    climaxed   the  will be a  hand.  large crowd'  oh  have one of the best fairs  ever held.. ,       ...       .  Entries have been numerous in the various    divi-  Seek tenders  to move hall  A special meeting was  called by the chairman of  the Sechelt Village,Commis-    ,..       .    ��.. ..      m, .���,   ssepi  1, -^  be a group of 12 girls,  students of Mary Isdale of  Vancouver and they will  present solo as well as group  dances accompanied by a  featured Saturday afternoon ,  piper. These dancers will be  at 3 o'clock on a platform  .erected outside the main  fair building.  Among the new displays  will be one from Halfmoon  Bay which will have starfish and other marine exhi^  PNE honor  for M'Irinis  the three bands and they  Public recognition of 33 gave a really worthwhile  years of public service ./"by concert, highlights of which  Angus Maclranis veteran mem- were cornet trios and a  ber of parlament for Vancouv- ��� cornet solo with band by  er who has announced his > George Fitch. Work of the  retirement, will be paid by C band, some of which had  directors of the Pacific Nat-7 not blown a note before the  ional      ~~  day night and heard Salya- musical evening.  tion Army bands and chori- Brig. E.L. Eaide of the  sters. There were three B.C. Salvation Army's south  bands, the senior band, division read a biblical les-  band A and band B, the lat- son. Sr. Capt: Kenneth  ter being the beginners. Rawlins of Toronto conduct-  There must have been ed the music camp. Master  more than  75 musicians in of ceremonies    was    Major  Nelson.  Sept,  acquisition of the hew muni"  cipal hall building site which  is Lot 9, situated at the N.W.  corner at the intersection of  Mermaid Street and Inlet  Avenue.  The clerk was empowered  to call for tenders on behalf  of, the Board, for the moving  of the" newly acquired Municipal Hall building, and for  the additional work with the  moving. Contractors to be  requested by letter to tender  are: Norman. Franklin, k Ross  Laycock, Peninsula Contractors, and Toynbee Construction/  be other' displays, " Marine  and otherwise as in years  past.  Commercial   erhibits -are  being lined up and it is expected  the fair will be one    **oney on   *�� stage of    the  of the most interesting held    !Free Outdoor Theatre at 2 p.m.  Mr. Maclnnes will be presented with an honorary life  (membership in /: the- Pacific  National Exhibition in a cere-  so far.  Visitors come  rom Britain  f  Mr and Mrs Alfred Baines of  Knaresborough,  ' Y ot k s li i r e,'  England   are   guests   of   their  cousins,   Mr   and   Mrs   Harry  Winn,   Gibsons.   Mrs   Norman  Hartley   of   Gibsons   and   Mrs  David Ball of New Westminster  are also Cousins, Mrs Ball came  to   Gibsons to   meet   them,, it  being 51 years since they met.  Alfred  Baines   and  his   brother,   Ernest,   operating   under  the name of Baines Bros. (A. &  E.   Ltd.)   in 'Harrogate,   York-  Juveniles  to report  Four juveniles detained by  theJ&CMP as a result of the  wounding of a yachtsman  on one shoulder while firing  .22 rifles in the Headlands  vicinity were placed oh probation for one year and  forbidden to use arms until  they are 18 years old.  They were tried before  Magistrate Johnston and ev"  idence showed they were  target practicing at the time  of' the wounding of James  Jamieson of Vancouver who  was -passing through the  channel aboard his yacht..  MUN HOPE  TO SPEAK  NARROW  ESCAPE  ���   ..,-���- - A Vancouver man and his  1      Exhibition    Saturdays start or camp was surpns-    ^ife escaped drowning    off  . l, "Communities    Day^ in^y good. ^ -,> Hutt Island, between Gam-  Thechonsters? young and   fcg^. sM^tomm Islands ch&e  to the ferry run. A shaft  connection broke and the  loose propellor holed the  the craft.  Occupanes of the boat were  Mr. and Mrs. Bob tulley of  4205 Dunbar, Vancouver and  their predicament was noticed by Dale Parkinson. 17,  of Calgary f who spotted  waving clothing and on investigating found the pair  hanging on to an almost  completely submerged boat.  The boat, completely sub"  merged was towed by Dale  Parkinson and beached on  Glen Rosa Beach on Bowen  FLOTILLA  OH VISIT  An interesting flotilla of  ,senators have been invited Blanchard Knockabout sail-  !to attend the Ceremony also boats from the Corinthian  the official directors'luncheon   Yacht   Club   of   Seattle   spent  that day. All British Columbia  members  of    parlamient    and  preceding it.  International and local challenge chess matches-, ventriloquism and ceramic demon-  Istations will    be among    the  some time recently in Sinclair  Bay on their way up to Jervis  Inlet. *  Mr  Norman  Blanchard,  who  is designer and builder of this  XCP.R, Photo)  Looking  all  the world like  the gun  barrels    for a    "Big.,  Bertha",     miles     of    30-inch"  pipeline are constantly    mov-,  ing    over    Canadian    Pacific  Railway lines on a long jour-,  hey from their origin in Utah,.  bound for a sea voyage to S qua-  mish. The  mainline  pipe  for  natural gas will run 650 miljes  ; from,,^h^-Peace/.:R4yer;ybhockX  to Huntingdon, B.C. near the  U.S.   Border.   Tlie  pipeline is  being built by Canadian Bech-  tel Ltd , for' Westcoast Transmission  Company,    and     will  carry   natural  gas  t0  British  Columbia   centers  and  points  in     the    Northwest     States.  LETTERS  to editor  wife and son.  features  of the annual   Inter-   ^ Qf ^   crm-sed with them  national Hobby Show   a feat-   Re . wag   accom anied   ^   Ms  ure  of the    Pacific    National  Exhibition at Vancouver, B.C.  August 22 - September 3.  The Hobby Show is the  largest event of its kind on  the Continent. Associated with  'Slide Competition,.  Internationally-known  Chinese    evangelist      Mun  shire, deal in autos, motorcycles     Hope  will be  guest speaker    smart manner,  Weber on Gusty; Mr and Mrs  ���*.   -   TuVA"t*T' .1"^ "iCU��-*Iir~   Doug Footh on Schuss; Mr and  ,it is the International    Color      - . _       ������.. '    .     ���,  Mrs John Whitney on Skip; Mr  and Mrs Bud Zeck on Dream-  boat; Mr and Mrs Bill Kuss on  Annetta.  Also on the cruise were Mr  arid Mrs Ed Kerrihard and Dr  Bud Baldwin on the Monsoon.  Mr and Mrs Jack Potts and  their ^ daughter Mrs Philip  Gooves who is a member of  this sailing group, entertained  the flotilla at their home in  Sinclair Bay.  EDITOR:   On   Friday   evening,  July 27, the first private car  was driven over the new road  into    Egmont.    This   car    Was  Island. The following day a    driven by Mr Neil Black who  Others    joining    the    cruise    salvage boat    repaired    the    was accompanied  by his* wife,  were Mr and Mrs Ben Benton    hole in the hull at low tide   Lily.  on Zepher, Mr and Mrs Robert    and towed the damaged boat        Prior to this the onl    car t��>  to Horseshoe Bay for complete repairs.  St. Aidens bazaar  The garden party and bazaar  of St Aidans W.A. Robert's  Creek was held on ��the garden  grounds of Mr and Mrs P. Long,  July 27th. The sale was opened  by Mrs G. Batehelor president  of St Hilda's W.A. Sechelt and  the flag was raised by the Rob-  etr's   Creek   Wolf   Cubs   in   a  h  and bicycles and Car Repairs  and have been operating for  '46 years each member of the  immediate family is a shareholder in the company.  They   intended- visiting   Victoria  but  are  so pleased  with  at special public meetings The stalls and tea tables re-  next week, arranged with ported brisk business, as happy  the co-operation of many throngs gathered around, when  groups throughout the area, friendships were renewed and  On  Monday,     August 20, new  acquaintances made.  at 8 p.m., the widely travelled Christian leader will give  the "Sunshine Coast" they are    a challenging, non-denomin  staying until day of departure  for Aberdeen, Sask. where they  will visit their daughter.'    '  The members of the W.A.  thank the many friends and  neighbours for their co-operation in making the event a pleasant   and  profitable   afternoon.  DONATE   $58  Granthams Community Bin.  ational message at the Legion Hall at Roberts' Creek  On   Tue. August    2^ at ~ "  ffiTat Wilson CCr���ity lnvi*f Bob  ���   On Wed,   A^ust  27, at J^f thf���"*  iacnico!  will  go club   donated its    returns    g ^   ''I Po^M^nr! hWhl celebrate  the  50th anniversary  of tw��� weeks   ago   together    Gommunitv ChS " ��f %y^y^ " S*tur-  with a generous  collection  to         _             "     .          1    0 day>  September  1st  at  Beaver  the Vancouver Peter  Sinclair    Q ��n M��n'     , ??"st0.?7�� at Lake> Saanich.  fund.  A  cheque  for $58   was    ^ P.m., bchool Hall, Gibsons. As   a   former   Reeve,   Coun-  sent to the   secretary of /the .....On-Tu^. August^ 28, Leg- cilor,.   and   member   of   School  fundy in  Vancouver.   Mr    and    ion Hall in Sechelt. Board, ih the 1920's, of the Is-  Mrs. J. Wheeler\of Granthams        Last    week he     spoke to land   Municipality,   Bob   Mac-  oecona win ror  mill  workmen  The Howe Sound Pulp Division of Canadian Forest Products at Port Mellon for the  second time this year has captured the pulp and paper industry's safety flag.  In announcing the award'  Leander Manley. isecretary-  manager of the western division of the Canadian Pulp and  Paper Association said that  the Port Mellon plant maintained an accident-free record through the firt half of  this year.  The leader among the paper  converting industry was Mar-  pie who haw been so; kind ari�� tin Paper Products. a subsid-  Ifioughtful during his wife's iary of Powell River Company,  convalescence. Martin Paper also maintained  -  fan accident free record during  GET VACATION- 'iiie    second    quarter of    this  Vancouver Sun picks two or year *��j w*15 the paper conver-  three carrier boys from each ter flaS-  district each year to go to  Camp Gates on Bowen Island  and pays all expenses. This  year three boys from this -district-   were picked and    they  Expected home  Mrs. Gunner Wigard is expected home by the end of  August; after her sojourn in  the hospital at Vancouver  following an accident on the  Sechelt Highway some weeks  ago; her husband reports. He  wishes to thank the many peo-  reach Egmont via road was a  Forestry jeep which came ia  during the recent fire.  The road is now passable during dry weather and several  cars and trucks have been in  recently. Grading and gravelling is to be completed soon and  the road should be in good  condition once that work is  completed.  I thought this item would be  of interest to you and-the coming of the road has been a long  awaited event here I can assure  you.  Mr Black is my son-in-law  and came out of the Air Force  18 months ago. He and my  daughter and their little son  Butchy moved up here and,  Neil is now working in the logging industry.  J. DUNLOP  $45 FOR FUND  The Canadian Legion Bin  go Night on behalf of .Boy    directory.  Sinclair who lost his  New phone list  The second interim telephone directory for the Pender Harbour area has been  delivered to Pender Harbour  and Sechelt  subscribers.  This tw0 page index car&  includes all those subscribers  not listed     in    the    previous        legs The regular H owe Sound-  are leaders of the Community    campers from various parts   nicol of Gibsons, has accepted    S^i^i^dS^Joto?    wh2�� ��?���� ?�������   ^ ^^ Penins*!a   book  ' ^  Club and- desejye; great; credit    of. the   .province  at    Camp    an invitation to be presen? at     N����? ��? "eL^?a��5��    Z^iSX olf^t^d^ "^  "                    *** '***  for the work they have done.      Sunrise,   Hopkins Landing.     the celebration next month.            from Gibsons.                              VanSuver!  in  is Gibsons,    Sechelt,    Pender  Harbour and toll stations   * .fct:  oast Mtms  ffi&sMft&sr'  \ Published by Secheli Peninsula News Lfd��  every Thursday, al Gibsons, B.C.  Member Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association  and the B.C. division of C.W.NJV.  I "; '    Box 128, Gibsons, B.C. Phone 45Q  FRED  CRUICE, Editor and Publisher  DO WORTMAN, Advertising Manager  Authorized Second Class Mail, Post Office Department, Ottawa.  Kates of Subscription: 12 mos., $2;    6 mos., $1.25;   3 mos., 75c.  United States and Foreign, $2.50.per year. 5c per copy.  on  It would appear that Moose Jaw's Ross Thatcher was  ih line with CCF thinking when he bolted the party ahd  moved to the Liberal side of the House of Commons. He  had served the party in Saskatchewan where the CCF has  fead 12 years to test its theories.  The result of. the Winnipeg CCF conference where it  modified the Regina manifesto and adopted a sort of strad-  Sdlzng the fence between capitalism and socialism has  'certainly substantiated Ross Thatcher's thinking.  Mr. Thatcher is a business man with hardware stories  m Moose Jaw and Regina. As a hard-headed business he was  apparently not smitten with the Saskatchewan CCF efforts  iat trying to socialize businesses as Crown Corporations.  It is true that Crown Corporations have shown a  profit but examination of what goes to make that profit  does not enhance the picture of socialism at work. The  core of the profit-making Crown Corporations include tlie  Power Commission and Telephones- department. The rest,  the boot factory, and tannery, woollen mill, brickyards and  tothers have been run at a loss, not one year but every  year. Some will say the bus system which the CCF started  lias shown a profit. This is correct but in order to maintain  its profit it has sold its unprofitable runs to private operators who apparently are making a success where the  government failed.  It must be remembered, too, that the Power Corpora"  Hon and the Telephones system were in operation before  the CCF took over in Saskatchewan. To make the lesser  Crown Corporations appear successful, accounting was done  on the basis of turning all the govermental money-makers  into Crown Corporations so the profit and loss statement  ;would be the kind wanted by the CCF.  No attempt is being made here to show the CCF has  not given Saskatchewan good government. It has, but  -like ..Premier Bennett of British Columbia it has  "rigged the books" to show how good it is. Such a policy  ���will in the long run react against government and what  has happened to CCF policy is a good example of what  can happen to Social Credit in British Columbia.  For   any.     politician    to    maintain    Social     Credit   is   responsible   for   the present   excellent   economic  condition of   British   Columbia���   well he is just prat-  ittihg incomprehensible baby talk. Any CCF member who  ���maintains the   CCF has put   Saskatchewan   where it is  'today Is talking in the same lingo. Economic circumstance  -.'has- had a great deal more effect on politicians than poli-��  itici&ns have had on economic circumstances.     They may  jtal�� all   round the point   but they will have a   difficult  job   convincing   intelligent people it is      all    their ' doing. No matter how wonderful our politicians think thejr  fere they cannot avoid being   creatures of    circumstance.  jThe CCF party has discovered this   and.has decided/...to���������  .Veer from the straight line of Socialism..It will be intetest-  Mg to watch how these creatures of circumstance carry  "on for the next few years. The CCF has haS a good influence  on Canadian politics, a much better   influence than    has  Social Credit.  .  ��'' ���  H.  Merrilees,  Mr. and  Mrs  C.  Lunn,' Mr and Mrs J. Simpson,  o do  fuss  Halfmoon Bay  BY PAT WELSH  Mr and Mrs ' Butch Merrick,  Robert, and Alan of Abbotsford  are at the Ken Argue cottage.  Mr and Mrs Alexander and  family of Vancouver: are staying at the Chris Taylor, home.  Mr- and Mrs Taylor,- Steve- and  K3f have left for their home at  Cdmox:  Mr and Mrs Jack Barrow  and daughters are the guests of  Mr Tom Barrow.  At the home of Mr and Mrs  P." Craig are- Mr and Mrs Cooper and their granddaughter  Bobbie King.  Dr and Mrs Wislon, Linda and  David are guests at Redroofs  Besort,  From Illonois, U.S.A., are Dr  and Mrs Bates, who will spend  She remainder of the summer at  their home at Hydaway.  Mrs E. Klusendorf of Welcome. Beach has her four grandsons visiting her, joining the  Swo sons of Mrs Bath of Victoria, who have been her guests  Jor some weeks, are Richard  Hudson of Los Angeles and  Baby Kevin Woodman, with his  parents Mr and Mrs Woodman.  Miss Marilyn Cooper weekended with her parents Mr and  Mrs Jim Cooper.  Mr and Mrs Dennis Gray and  son Evan are now residing at  Selma Park.  Guests at the home of Mr  George Nairn are Mr and Mrs  Harvey of Vancouver.  Mr and Mrs Frederickson of  i$ew Westminster are at their  summer home and attended the  Mr and Mrs H. Pearson, Mr ahd  Mrs Chris Dalton, Mr and Mrs  Chris Taylor, Mr and Mrs R.  Stoker, Mr and Mrs Winter-  bottom, Mr and Mrs W. Thom,  Mr and Mrs F. Claydon/Mr and  Mrs B. Robinson,' Mr and Mrs  Ross McAllister, Mr and Mrs  Frederickson, Mr and Mrs J.  Cooper, Dr and Mrs Wilson and  Mr and Mrs H. Hunt.  JOHN J. DUNKIN  Doctor of Optometry  906  Birks  Building  VANCOUVER, B.C.  FELLOW  TRAVELLERS    .  A speaker addressing a  number af ordinands for the  Christain ministry said to  them: "No matter how hard  you try, there will be people  you cannot influence - - they  are not for you. It may be  their fault or perhaps yours,  but they are outside your influence." That advice is good  for all of us and the sooner  we realize it the better. Certain people get on each others  Jnerves; the best we can do is  to be courteous and kind, and  not be discouraged. We can  console ourselves with the  truth, we are bound to rub  some people the wrong way.  An  English   writer said  recently that    some  men    who  were    national    heroes    had  bitter    enemies, and    perhaps  the opposition brought out the '  best in them.  He gave a. list  of famous people all of whom  were     cordially    disliked    in  some  quarter.     Don't     break  your  heart  over  it;   do   your  best, be honest and   straight- ���  forward; remember it may be  your personality  or  temperament, and    leave it at    that.  The manager of a departmental  store once said to me:    "Tlie  last thing in the world t,  With, somie  people is t0  oyer them. It only embaresses  them and   makes them ill at  ease."  * -   * ���   *  A   close     observer  of     life  said:   "The  tragic   failures  of  life have not been because of  Sack  of  ability  but    because  /they did not know how to get  ���on. with people- It may be because they were self-willed or  .stubborn,    but   they did    not  know how t0    adjust     their  lives to other people."  1   These people are our fellow  travellers.   We  have   to  meet  Uiem often, and    there is    no  use in having them rub us the  wrong way.  J once read about  ,the   enemies    that   Abraham  iLincoln made and there were  many of them -    hut he   hacl  "their respect because he was  kind  and fair. He' once   said:  "I  havte    never    deliberately  i ��lacei a worry in any   man's  bosom." /  Life  is  like walking   along  a highway. We    find    others  walking    with    us,    for    we  teannot foavie the road t0 ourselves. Futhermore, twe    can-  bot choose our fellow travellers;  therefore we must learn  to tolerate them,  to be  amiable and look for the best in  them. There is no doubt that  feach    other just   as    certain  certain personalities jar upon  plants are  said to turn  away  from other plants. The mutual  dislike is so instinctive as to be  unconscious.  It is not t0 be wondered at  that people whose temperaments and dispositions are  totally different should find  themselves at variance. Yet  feuch feelings should not be  allowed to degenerate into  (bitterness. Travelers say that  in Polynesia,  where  the nat>  Trees Source of Motor JFesel9 Food  i ��� *  industrial  Revolution Envisioned  For Rural B.C. Under Forest Plan  Among those attending the  Sfluare Dance Saturday evening  ware, Dr and Mrs Richmond,  Mr cmd Mrs W.  Dix, Mr and  Mrs T. Campbell, Mr and Mrs  British Columbia's great forests, nl-  ready the raw material lor a growing  list of fibres, plastics and chemicals,  may one day become a source of motor  fuel. From B.C.'s trees it Is possible  to produce millions of gallons of  industrial alcohol  or high protein  food for animals  or even human  consumption.  These and other  possibilities for  rural develop-  in e n t in B. C.  were envisioned  by M. J. Foley,  president of the  Powell River  Company, pioneer-  B. C. pulp and  paper industry; in  an address to the .  Vancouver Rotary  Club.  The* new scientific age of forest  utilization, said Mr. Foley, woxiM open  up B.C.'s vast hinterland, create anew  type of "tree farmer", pour.minions of  dollars into th�� pockets of rural Work-  era in all walks of life and provide new  employment for thousands.  But this rosy picture of rural Industrial revolution,' Mr. Foley emphasized,  will depend upon th�� vision and wiir  dom of present day legislators, on their  realization that the 'forest must, be  treated as a farm, not as a storehouse  of materia! to be used up. .Our legisla-  M. V'J; Forty  tors, he said, must create "enlighten*  ed laws" to encourage thousands oi  individuals to take on the Jsb of grow<  ing trees for profit.  Industry realizes the potentialities oi  the future, said Powell River's president; and is willing to invest huge  sums in research and long term plana  for increasing 'our forest growth.  Government, however, should giv<  companies and individuals the right tfl  buy lands to operate as tree farms and  to encourage people by every possible  means to apply their skills, not only to  cutting down trees, but tto ensuring  endless rebirth of forest wealth.  Government ownership of all forest  land is an attractive idea to soma  people, said Mr. Foley. But the public  purse could not support government  -.-in spending the huge -sums of money  which are now vitally necessary to  maintain and protect our forest wealth.  Public demand, he said, is for tax  -money to be spent for roads, bridges',  hospitals and social services.  "1 believe the time has come when  the government of B.C. should begin  following the tried and proven pattern  of more mature economies, such as in  Europe ana the U.S.A., which have a  much higher standard of forestry than  wo in EC. and in which the proportion, of��� privately, owned land far exceeds the publicly owned."  ���The people of B.C., Mr. Foley��con-  cluded, must become tree farmers aa  well as tree harvesters, if the promise  of our forest future is to be fulfilled. *  ives spend much of their time  in fighting and feasting, it is  -fcustomary for each man to  keep alive some reminders of his hatreds. Articles are  suspended- from the -roofs of  ; their huts in order to keep  alive the memory of their supposed wrongs: They are afraid  that the bitterness will die  dcfwn, so they keep bones,  teeth, and other objects before  them, the sight of which works  ithem into a frenzy of rage:  Sometimies educated people  in Christian countries hav*  kept antipathies alive: The  great German poet Heinrich  Heine kept a "black list"  which contained the names of  all who he believed had injur  ed him. at one time or another1  It seems strange that a man  so endowed- with genius could  harbor such resentments:  *     *     *  It is a terrible mistake to  keep alive bitter feelings, as  is folly to dwell upon the deficiencies and shortcomings of  other people. The ^happiest  people in the world are those  who afe quick to see the good  qualities in others and who  'are strong in appreciation. By  Ithis I do not mean an easy  amiability* but a deep seated  conviction, people are invariably decent and that if given  a chance ihey will prove their  true worth. ',.  The Reverend Johs Watson {Ian Maclaren) once published t book of sermons entitled "Respectable Sins". It was  a frank recognition of the fact  thet in the minds of most peo-  pel1 there are two kinds of sins.  There are sins which are no1  fresplectable, and for any man  to commit them would bring  swift and sure "punishment. On  the other hand, the author con"  tended, there are sins which  men do not consider very serious and which one might coim  mit without being thought any  the worse o��. Such a sin is  that of carrying an unforgivin"  spirit. Yet Jesus left no doubt  whatever about the seriousness*  of it. Tlie parable of the Unforgiving Servant is as oorivinc-  2 Coast News, August 16, 1956  ing as it is clear.  Our quotation today is by  Paul Ricter: "Be kind to each  (other we shall be such a short  time together.  Every  Tuesday  CANADIAN LEGlok  GIBSONS  Sponsored by the  Veterans Social Welfare  For Guaranteed  Watch and Jewelry-  Repairs  CHRIS'S  JEWELERS  Work   done   on   the   Premises  WE BUY OLD GOLD  Phone 96 Sechelt  TO CONTRACTORS  Tenders are invited for transportation of pupils for t^e  year 1956-^57 as follows:  (a) Egmont to Kleindale, approximately 10 pupils  (b) Halfmoon   Bay   and   Kleindale to Pender  Harbour    Sr.    Highj��Elementary    School,  approximately 70 pupils.  Forms of Tender, may be obtained from the local  School Representative or the School Board Office,  Gibsons, B.C.  Tenderers must be prepared to provide suitable vehicles and to carry adaqua te liabilty insurance cover  age.   .'"'''-.,'���������;���  Tenders in sealed envelopes, marked "Transportation'*  will be received till six o'clock p.m. oa Saturday.  August, 25, 1956. The lowest or any tender will not  necessarily be accepted.  The Board of School Trustees  School District No. 46 (Sechelt)  ��1  Isi  DON'T  '      " ..   v ���     ���      ���  THROWAWA^  YOUR  ERITAGE^  ���>***.  j :���  says Dr. A. K. Wilkinson, President of the Qualicum FisBiSk Game A^dociatiotK  "A cigarette carelessly tossed  ��� aside may destroy more forest.  \ '���������������. �����'  i        ''������-,.-. . , ' *  ? and game than an Atom ;���  bomb. Good sportsmen are  always on the alert to guard  '>and protect from fire our  - ' *��� - -  heritage of forest and stream."-  Dr. A- H. Wilkinson, President  ���� the Qualicum Fish & Game  Association, has long been an  ardent conservationist working  ceaselessly for the protection of  the forest to ensure a perpetual,  harvest of timber and game.  ���Everyone entering the forest has an obligation.'  , to-be familiar with and carefully observe  1 all safety precautions.  When camping in the.  , .woods don't just assume your campfire is *.  out���douse it thoroughly .with water and niake sure.  Such safety precautions are an important  /contribution to good forest management���and  \ ���-..   ..;������������'���. ' ��� ��� ��� > .  Ij^orest msely. managed will yield crops forever*;  i ft. -L A  &   e l. �� m �� m, &.  8 TB Wife Preservers  BY PAT WELSH  Redroofs suffered Regatta  Fever Saturday August 4, when  Redroofs   Beach   and   Country'  Club held its first annual re-  gatta7 The  weather,   tides   and  temperature of the water  collaborated,  and  the  beach  was  thronged   with   club   members  One entry depicted Dayy  Jones Locker with a skull arid  cross bones on the sail and tlie  crew, a ferocious lot in pirate  costume, had a one legged man  hanging   by   his   neck   at  :the  GRANTHAMS  COMMUNITY HALL  EVERy FRIDAY  and friends who applauded the forearm. There was Moby Dick  many events on the long pro- spouting water in true whale  gram. . manner, an Indian village cbm-  The regatta got under way piete with a Teepee under a  with a parade of gayly decor- tree manned with 'braves in  ated boats which sailed past long feather headdresses,  the Judges stand in formation, squaws wrapped in gay colour-  One could not but marvel at/the ed blankets and numerous pa-  ingenuity resourcefulness and poose'clad mostly in war paint  originality of this event as the Df exotic design whooping and  junior members, with a little ~ yelling. HJVt.C.S. Haida decor-  assistance from-parents thought' ated with bunting and flying  up most of. the ideas arid did the Canadian ensign.  most of the work.  COMPARE THIS ^OTH TM5WN PRICES!  ii  ������M   J'/r', llli  & Mat^mjl Bbx Spring  ^^AL AUCrtJST SALE  Phone 3  Sechelt  BANK OF NOMA SGOTIA SOTCjE*  ���*  . Another craft showed Life  with Father A.D. 1912. "Redroofs biggest Catch", had a  huge dog fish, which had been  caught off Merry Island that  morning, at the bow, enmeshed in fishnet, hung with seaweed and iorks and in the stern  eat a beautiful Mermaid complete with tail, combing her  long golden tresses. Davy  Crockett put in an appearance  with his coon skin cap, holding  two guns, while a realistic bear  sweltered in the bow.  There was a beachcomber  with spoils garnered from the  sea, there were but a few of  the long line of boats on parade, and the Judges were hard  put as to which was best.  Swim races come next and  winners were:  Six and under: Barney Cro-  mie7     ,  8 and under: Bruce Campbell,  Penny McPherson and Robin  Dix.7  10 and under: Howard Stoker,  Kerry Dix and Brian Hunt.  12 and under: Jenny Pearson, Bonnie Simpson and Kit  Taylor.  14 and under: Bobby Merri-  lees, Lynn Campbell and Julie  Pearson.  15 and oyer: Craig Campbell,  David /Wilson and Steve Taylor.  Husband and wife novelty  race: Mr and Mrs W. Dix, Mr  and Mrs T. Campbell and Mr  arid  Mrs  H.  Pearsori.  Dress and undress race: John  Dalton, Steve Taylor, and David  Wilson.  Long distance swim: Craig  Campbell, Jphn Dalton and  Lyriri Campbell.  Couple rowboat,race: Mr and  JMrs Ross McAllister, Mr and  Mrs W. Dix and TMr and Mrs  H. Pearsbru >  Children's boat, race: Kit Taylor and Jeremy "Dalton, Robbie  and Kerry Dix and Jenny Pearson and Linda Wilson.  This concluded the afternoon ,  program, the climax being the  square dance held at the Tennis Courts that evening. Lit by  flood lights, and decorated with  streamers and balloons it was  a gay scene, the sport togs all  contributed to the gaiety as  they danced Virginia reels, the  Hoky Poky and waltzed to  music supplied by Mr T. Camp-  BY M. Newman  The Eastern Star-Mason picnic at Elphinstone Park was  held on a perfect day, the water  was calm and -warm and children and many parents took advantage of it. The tables were  loaded with picnic baskets and  there were cartons of dixie  cups for afternoon snacks.  Races were run under the supervision of Stan Trueman,  Chris Woods and Jo Mylroie  and thereafter the area was  rampant with gay balloons. Mrs  Mollie McColl; worthy matron,  came from Vancouver for the  event.  Mrs Marian Smith is spending a vacation at the Newman  home. '.'�����?  Mrs J. Monrufet is enjoying  a visit from her son and his  wife from the Barbadoes, West  Indies. This isT the first time  in three years that they have  been together.  Ricky Waller lias returned to  the Creek, after spending three  weeks in North Vancouver.  Al Pelletier of Britannia is a  guest at the R. J. Eades home.  hard and can be proud of the  results of their first Annual  Regatta.  Chairman was Ross McAllister; co-chairmen, Chris Taylor  and H. Hunt; general convener,  Chris Dalton; starters, Chris  Dalton and Dr Wilson; course,  H. Pearson and R. Stoker; Judges of decorated boats, Mrs F.  Coast News, August 16, 1956 3  Claydon, Mrs H. Hunt, and Mrs  I. Simpson; races, T. Campbell,  C. Frederickson and H. Winter-  bottom; music, Mr T. Campbell;  dancing, Mrs R. McAllister, Mrs  W. Thorn and Mrs J. Simpson;  junior-committee, Miss Donna  McAllister and Miss Lynn  Simpson.  ���Don't hoard frozen food in your.kome  Ireezer. The greater'.the turnover of fuod  in the freezer'the:T(Ws the cost per; pack.  age for freezer operation.'Keep a itsconi  of food stored, ��nd rnajfe rt off as it ia  used.  bell. The young crowd partook  of drinks and doughnuts and  dancing continued until midnight.  During intermission the president of the club, Mr Ross McAllister, presented awards to  the winners of the decorated  boats. First prize went to Kit  and Steve Taylor, second to the  Dix family and third to the  Pearsons.  Committees worked long and  ���f  For Guaranteed   .  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs  CHRIS'S JEWELERS  Work   done  on   the   Premises  WE BUY OLD GOLD  Phone 36 Sechelt  CLOTHING  REQUIRE EENTS  TASELLA SHOP  Phone 29-F ~ Sechelt;  MEAT MARKET  NEWS  WE1NERS  No. 1 Quality  3 lbs. for $1  SIDE BACON  Rindless  Very Tasty  59c lb.  Choice Minced  ROUND STEAK  Grade���A���  69c lb.  Watch For  Our Weekend  Non ��� Advertised  Specials  On Garden  Fresh Fruit  And Vegetables  BEEF SAUSAGE  Repeat Offer  By Popular Demand  3 lbs. for $1  , Fraser Valley  BUTTER  2 lbs. for $1.29  1st Grade  Blue Label  NOTHING BUT GRADE "A" BEEF OFFERED FOR SALE  Quality Is Always A Bargain  KEN WATSON PHONE 52  .VANCOUVER CANADA  The stage is set at Vancouver for the brightest family show  ever seen! Your family will want to take in all the excitement  and interest at the '56 P.N.E. ... the brilliant new  .exhibits, the B.C. Building, the Manufacturers' and  Electrical Buildings, the big livestock shows, the merry  ' Gay way. Don't miss a thing ��� go early and stay  late ��� go again and again to the P.N.E.!  '*j  FAIR  FOR  THE  Paeifie National Exhiran  AUG. 22 7SEPT; 3  V   8��N WILLIAMS. Gen. M&..  W. I  SOftfttl, fnsHhiA  EVERY -WEDNESDAY  LEGION. HALL   8P.5 BY   PHYLLIS   M.   HODGSON  Mrs Ed Grant was hostess at  afternoon tea honoring Miss  MacGlashan, guest of Miss  Fannie, Grant, and Mr and Mrs  E. B. Turner who were visiting  Mr and Mrs Wicklund.  Mrs Kemp who has been a  ���hospital patient is convalescing  at home.  Mr and Mrs Herb Merriam  have left for New Westminster  SECWtLi  etfclE  BICYCiES  Corriciges, Wheeled Goods  REPAIRS  where   they   will   make   their  home.  Mr and Mrs D. Daws from  Kamloops enjoyed a couple of  weeks with Mrs Daws' sister  Mrs John Wood.  The Volen's enjoyed a visit  from Mrs O. Ellington of Weyburn, Sask.  * *  *  The perfect weather and the  magnificent view of the straits  and the small islands enhanced  vthe afternoon when Mrs Ernie  Sergant entertained at a delightful garden tea for the Re-  zekahs Arbutus Lodge. Mrs  Louden, noble grand of Rebek-  ahs was among the guests.  The home cooking and garden produce was a quick sellout. An added attraction was  the children's corner with it's  gay array of colored mugs and  floating balloons. Another new  CHRIS'S   VARIETY  HAS A FULL LINE OF  SCHOOL  SUPPLIES  Equip The Youngsters Early  Call and Select���or phone Sechelt 96  Reduced Prices!  TELEVISION  Reduced Prices!  New shipment  has  arrived  YOU SAVE UP  TO $100  At  RICHTER'S  Km JF"H  Your T-V and  Furnishings Center  4 Coat News, August 16, 1956       HOSPITAL   DONATIONS  Phone 6  MOVING STANDING SPAR  TREE - 170 foot spar is held  upright by rigging as base is  feature was the departure from  the usual individual servings.  Each table was served with a  pot of tea and a large plate of  dainty refresments. The servers found it was an easier way  than carrying cups of tea, and  judging by the favorable comments, the guests enjoyed the  change. Mrs Rita Peterson held  the winning ticket on the door  prize.  * * *  Mr and Mrs Ted Winegarden  have returned from a holiday  on Vancouver Island.  Miss Jacque Bartlett from  Lumby is enjoying a visit with  her grandmother, Mrs A. B. B.  Hill.  After a two months holiday  in Los Angeles and Long Beach,  Mrs W. Barter returned home  accompanied by her sister Mrs  Harold Andrew also her daughter and two grandchildren.  Mrs C. Strom with Penny and  Teddy were visitors to Seattle.  Roy Billingsley was a week-'  end guest of the Bingleys.  Guests at the Dave Rees home  were Mr and Mrs Elliott from  Calgary    and    Mrs,   Anderson  from Burnaby.  * * *  Miss* Joanna Ritchey spent  the weekend with her parents,  Mr and Mrs A. E. Ritchey.   .-  Mr Volen of Vancouver, father of Mrs Sam Fladager and  Marvin Volen of Gibsons, recently celebrated his 90th birthday with a family gathering  combined with open house.  Through the years, one of Mr  Volen's many interests has been  writing verse, and among the  numerous gifts, he received  were a number of poems compiled into book form by his  family and friends.,  Visiting from Saskatoon is  Mrs Boulger who is dividing  her holiday between her sister,  Mrs. Fitchett of Gibsons and two  brothers in Vancouver.  Mr and Mrs L. D. McLean  and family _,who spent the past  week with. Mrs McLean's parents, the Fred Saunders, have  left to continue their holiday at  Sicamus.  .*���*���*  Mrs Crowhurst had her  daughter and her husband, Mr  and Mrs C. Hall visiting for a  couple of days.  Mrs H. M. Wilson from Victoria was guest of Miss Harriet  Morris for a couple of days.  Also dividing a visit between  Miss Morris and Mr A. Sopp  was Mr Orville Duval, a former  resident of Gibsons, and Miss  Bridges of West Vancouver. Mr  Sopp took his guests by taxi to  visit old landmarks. Mr Duval  was amazed at the growth of  the community especially the  woodland trails which have  given way to wide the roads.  Miss Harriet Marris accompanied her guest, Mrs Wilson  as far as Vancouver, and while  in Vancouver visited Mr Tom  Allan of Granthams who is a  patient at. Corona Rest Home  3890 Alexandra Ave. ���  Capt. and Mrs W. Thomas  have as their guests Mr and Mrs  *"*���W"T���  skidded' across down log. Photo Darius Kinsey from Ralph  Andrews "Glory Days of  Logging."  Ashton from North Vancouver.  Mrs S. J. Morison is spending  the summer at her Gibsons  home, "The Langholm". Mrs  Morison who is in her 93rd year  has spent every summer for 30  years in Gibsons, always returning to Sanmateo, Cal. for  the winter months, in recent  years travelling by plane. Despite   her. years,   Mrs   Morison  GOAT'S MILK  ALWAYS AVAILABLE  30c qt. 16c pt.  Delivered  From  ROBERT'S CREEK  to  HOPKINS LANDING  including  Gower [Point  GEORGE CHARMAN  Phone Gibsons 148M  takes a keen interest in people,  places and events. Her home is  a happy and lively place with  usually some of her children  or grandchildren or greatgrandchildren popping in for  company.  Mr Chatt is spending a couple of weeks x at his home, Mrs  Chatt who is in Simpsons Nursing" home at Fort Langley, celebrated her 84th birthday. It  was a happy day with family-  and friends visiting, many bouquets of flowers and a decorat-  7ed birthday cake.  Mr Frank Bailey who has  been a hospital patient is now  convalescing; at home. "        .  Donations leceived by St.  Mary's hospital recently include the following: J.E. Mil*s,  Garden Bay. $5- Madeira Park  Pound district $30.76; W.A  to All Sappers Chappel, RCS  ME. Camp Chilliwack for purchase of linens, $85 and St.  Mary's Hospital Auxiliary $8  linen repairs for June.  I.O.O.F. Sunshine Coast  Lodge No.76 meets Gib  son's Legion Hall 2nd and  '4th Friday each month.  JP  Follow The Black Ball Flag!  FASTEST ACROSS THS STRAIT  VANCaUVER-IIAtBAllllO  FERRIES LEAVE EVERY TWO HOURS ON THI  EVEN HOUR, 6 AM���MIDNIGHT,  FROM BOTH HORSESHOE BAY AND NANAIMO  IV. of 6 am, 0,10,12 noon, 2 pm, 4,6,8,10,12 mfcf.  'r (Daylight Soring 7lm*)  Slack Ball Vaeeouver City fewy terminal 2* at Honnhb*  ��yy wen Vancouver, minutes from downtown Vancmm*  via Georgia Street, lion* Gat* Bridge and West Shore Drim  ��  Reservations NOT Needed  Pauangart~Avtom9bll*9���7rutkt  BLACKBALL  An Opportunity for the "THRIFTY" at  THRIFTEE'S SUMMER CLEARANCE  SUMMER DRESSES - PLAY TOGS  ACCESSORIES  Also  Several   Items   at  our  No.  1   Store!  THRIFTEE STORES  PHONE   34  F  GIBSONS  1  I  I  I  Km  CARS - WINDOW VANS - TRUCKS  PANELS  ECONOMY - COMFORT -  SMARTNESS  Sales - Service - Parts - Repairs  WILLYS  >4 - WHEEL DRIVE  Jeeps:"- Trucks  - Sedan Deliveries  Station-Wagons  GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE: POWER SAW SALES & SERVICE  Phone 75  SOLNIK SERVICE STATION  Sechelt  I  I  I  Visit the Firehall Monday  and join up  or see or  phone Robert  {Fire Chief)  The boys will- welcbme you  into their club  (This  space  coniributed) v  aissis  mm  %S-i.**i��  mmmmmmmsmm  **3!>a^mmmm8mmmimmmmmmm CARD  OF  THANKS  I wish to thank everyone for  their cards, lovely flowers and  wonderful gifts while in hospital. Your kindness, thought-  fulaness will long be remembered. .   ���     Louise   Brookman.  Mrs. E.E. Redman and family  wish to thank all their many-  friends for their expressions'  of sympathies, and for the  many floral _ tributes, arid  especially Canon Oswald for  his wonderful service, in the  loss of husband and father f  Mr. E.E. Redman.     ~  LOST ~  Coast News, August 16, 1956 5  SEAL ESTAT  WANTED  $5.00 reward. On July 20 a-  board the M.v! Bainbridge op  its 6 p.m. sailing from Hoarse-  shoe Bay, a Kodak box camera  using 616 was left in ladies  washroom. A piece of adhesive  tape stuck to the top of camera  had "O/' Silvey". printed on  it. Please returri to Coast News  offices or Mrs. p. Silvey, Eg-  jnont B;C. All "expenses and  reward   p&id  promptly.  HELP WANTED .  Reliable, well groomed man  with car to manage established Fuller Brush business for  Sechelt and surrounding districts. Earnings above average.  Apply, to G. F. Weldon. 258  Howard Avej Nanaimo, B.C.  Phone Nanaimo  615L.  Coffee bar cooks wanted. Ole  Elmholdt, Piione Gibsons  160.  FOR SALEV  Our zipper binders are here  for school. Come in and) select  yours, and have them put a-  way for you. Thriftee Stores,  Gibsons.        : -  One used Serve! Kerosene Refrigerator, good ; condition. 1  used oil-burning range, excellent " condition. . See Parkers  Hardware,'Sechelt TFN  "Sun" electric tachometer W/  extra head, for any 4 cyl. engine., Complete. R. Ritchie,  4Bok 106 Gibsons. Phone  107W>        tfn.  TOTEM  FLASHES  -���  The    ideal    one   bedroom  home,     close to Post    Office.  Wonderful    spot    to    retire,  Full price only $5800.  Gibsons, V.L.A. approved  5 room modern home, fire  place, garden fruit trees. Two  lots 60 ft. of water front.  Revenue cottage, full price  $8000.  300 ft. of water front at  Gower Point,. comfortable  home, small guest cottage.  This property is close in but  very private. A real buy at  $9500.  Roberts Creek: 50 ft. of  water fropt, nice 2 bedroom  home; living' room dinette;  Idtcheri, bathroom/. Wonderful  site. Full price $5800.  TOTEM   REALTY  Gibsons  'Two bedroom home, bay area,  8 years old, modern, no. hills.  For information, Phone 34F  Gibsons  TO  RENT  4 room house, partly furnished  fully, modern,   Sechelt   High-:  . way. Suit couple. Gibsons 95A  Furnished    suite    for    rent.  Pjhone Gibsons 63.  GIBSONS  Newest Shopping Centre  JOHN  COLERIDGE  REALTY  .    Oldest Real Estate Office  Between Lang's Drug Store  and  Woods Hardware  Georgian Block  Look  for  the  Big Neon   Sign  WANTED TO RENT"  c  Wanted fc\ rent a House or cottage at Seohelt from iend of  Sept. Reliable couple. Write  H. Edwards, 3428 Oxford St,  Vancouvr or phone  EM 8985.  Wanted,   canvas  awning    and  (tarpaulin. Phone Gibsons 160.  WATCH REPAIRS     '       -     ���'  Watch and Jewelry Repairs  Marine Men's Wear. Agents  for W. H. Gra'ssi.e. Fast  reliable service. tfn  For Guaranteed Watch and  Jewelry Repairs, See Chris's  Jewelers, Sechelt. Work done  on the premises. tfn  PERSONAL  Do you weigh a little too  much? Would you like to slim  down without dieting or  "drugs"? Try "TAFON", an  effective mechanical means  of removing hunger pangs. As  advertised on TV, "TAFON"  is now available at' LANG'S  DRUG STORES, GIBSONS  and SECHELT.  DIRECTORY  PENINSULA    CLEANERS  Cleaners   for  the   Secheli  Peninsula  Phone:  Gibsons  100  Pony and harness, and rubber  tired buggy, for sale $75. Apply J. Reeves, R.R.I., Gibsons  B.C. Phone^mM  Wood for sale- Prompt delivery Roberts Creek to Halfmoon Bay. Phone Sechelt 99F  Medium    gray    rug, 12 X    9.  good condition, vlue  $300 for  cash   $100, cushion included-  Phone 42G Sechelt. .  White enamel Gurney Wood  iarid coal stove s with water  jacket. GcijOd condition: $25  -quick safe. T.W. Anderson  iSeayiew Road, Gibsons.  Electric Rangette usied only  few months. Phone 72R Gibsons  ; TEasy chair, wine color, $20  A. y Holden, Fletcher Road,  Gibsons.  Chesterfield tub chair, perfect  condition, maroon, cheap. A.  Bruce.  Headlands' Gibsons.  TMatched set golf clubs, leather  bag, ' new.   balls.    Higginsony  Top of Davis Bay Hill  All    caist    white    Enterprise  wood and coal stove. Price $35.  MrsL,      Cameron,    Halfmoon  Bay, B.C.  i ���   ^   '   -���   -   ���   ��ell or trade 30 ft. cabin boat,  jmotor toilet, sink, pumps, gas  and water tanks. For logg or  outboard boat and motor, E.  TE. Garvey. Pender Harbour.  Phone 441��  V '  Wanted    cabin    for three    of  _ fanjily immediately. ,;For  two  week    period.     Phone     Dex.  9586L.  By Sept. 1, 3 ojr 4 room suite  or house, in or around Sechelt  by. reliable party. Mrs. M.B.  Hall. R.R.1, Gibsons  BUILDING  SUPPLIES  Buy direct from the mill. Lumber, plywood, doors, building  supplies. Write for complete  catalog. Vancouver Sawmills  Limited, 1111 E. 7th. Avenue,  . Vancouver12, BC. tfn  WORK  WANTED  Chimney stweeping and re  pairs. Roofing arid repairs.  All general repairs around  your home. Write to R.N.  Smith R.R.1. Gibsons or call  at Fix-it Shop. Lower Rd. 1  mile east of Roberts Creek _  ~~Spray and brush painting;  also paperhanging. J. Melhus.  Phone   Gibsons   33. tfn  Painting and Paper hanging.  First class work. George E.  Bell, Phone Gibsons 12.  ANNOUNCEMENT  GIBSONS BOAT WORKS  Boat Builders & Repairers  Phone  Gibsons  1I1X.-  '"        BECK & DAVIS  ELECTRICAL  CONTRACTORS  Residential  Wiring &  Repairs  Electrical Heating   Installed  Anywhere on the Peninsula  Repairs to  All Electrical  Appliances  Free  Estimates   Gladly  Given  Phone Sechelt 69W  LIFE INSURANCE  ,    Continental Life  insurance   Company  LORNE BLAIN, Agent  Box 188 Phone 82G  Gibsons  HILL'S   MACHINE    SHOP  Mobilized' Welding  Welding Anywhere ��� Anytima  Expert , Tradesmen  Precision    Machinists  Phone 54 Residence  152  For AVON products call Mrs  Rudolph,  Gibsons  128G.  For AVON products phone  Mrs; T. (Margaret) Ayton in  Sechelt;  Steeli-Weld    20     in.    furnace,  good for   oil conversion,  first  class  ^condition,     casing  and  pipes    included.    Price $50.  Enquire Box 453 Coast News,  TCohler Light Plant/ 110 Volts,  DC, 800 watte. P>orie Secret  ,Cope  142R 7 �����     -'  service fuels;  Ran Vernon  B.R.  1    Gibsons    Phone 173Q  Alder or Fir Bushwood  Mill  Slabwood  Sand. Gravel and Cr. Rock  Products.  BOY'S  WEAR  Jeans,    T-Shirts,     Underwear,  Bathing Trunks,   Socks,   Caps  and   Accessories;  MARINE MEN'S WEAR  GIBSONS  In Sechelt phone    your    want  ads to Coast News representative Mrs, E. Lumsdon, 44W.  TOWING AND   FREIGHTING  W. Nygren, Gibsons 13    tfn  INSURANCE  SECHELT INSURANCE  'AGENCIES  y   Real Estate  Property   Management  /���;,��� Insurance  Office   phone   22F  T.El DUFFY. Agent  Residence  31Q  I. MACKAY. Salesman.  Residence  70F  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Realty, Gibsons  H.B. GORDON AGENCIES  Secheli  REAL ESTATE  and INSURANCE  Phone   5b Evenings  arid  Holidays   115    J"     WIRING   l   '  Commercial & Residential  Electric  .. ��� Space Heating  Anywhere on the Peninsula  PARKER and SIM  ELECTRIC  Parker's   Hardware  Sechelt 51 ��� 130 Evenings  laurieTspeck  HEATING   &  SHEET METAL  Gibsons   149  0 and S SALES, SERVICE  Agents  For  Propane Gas  Combination  Gas  Ranges  Sales   and  Installations  Free Estimates'  Electric and Gas Hot Plates  FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS  Phone 3  Sechelt  TRACTOR    WORK  Clearing, Grading/ Excavating.  D6  Bulldozing  Clearing Teeth  ARCHES   FOR   RENT  A.  E.  Ritchey  Phone Gibsons  176  WIRING and APPLIANCE  SALES  Electrical Wiring  Alterations and Repairs  F. UTTING, WILSON  CREEK  Phone   5H  or   15T  Home and Industrial Wiring  -  Electrical  Heating  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorised   GE   Dealer  Radios, Appliances, TV Service  LET US  HELP YOU  PLAN NOW  , For  your  Construction  Needs  AH types of  BUILDING or ALTERATIONS  and LIGHT GRADING  Smith Se Peterson Construction.  Phone 28, 85 or 90Q, Gibsons  : GIBSONS  BUILDING    SUPPLIES  LTD.  "WE    CARRY   THE   STOCK"  Phone Gibsons 53  Notions���Cards���Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  THRIFTEE    STORES  ,  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  Headquarters For Wool  TELEVISION  SALES AND SERVICE  Fast work -. Guaranteed  10% Down - Easy  Terms  RICHTEITS RADIO ��� T-V  Fine Home Furnishings  -Phone 6! Sechelt      _  NOTARY PUBLIC  Legal   Documents   promptly  y attended to        ,  W.J.   (Jack)  Mayne.  Phone 24. <_ Secheli B.C.  PLUMBING      '  Macleod's Plumbing  and Hot-Water Heating  2 Qualified Plumbers  Service Anywhere  Fairbanks- Morse Pumps  and Pressure Systems  Wilson  Creek  Phone Sechelt 20M  PENINSULA  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  All  Tvpes of Accounting   ��  Problem:* Expertly Attended  Village Enterprises Bldg.  Sechelt  Office Open 9  a.m.���5 - p.m.  Daily  Phone  Sechelt  98F  B.L.   COPE  'Auditor   and   Accountant  Fifty Years' Experience.  Roberts Creek, B.C.  Phone, Gibscns 22C  REFRIGERATION  SALES and SERVICE  Commercial ��� Domestic  25 Years* Experience  A. M.  CAMPBELL  SECHELT 83Q  MARSHALL'S  PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134, 104 or 33  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Forbes; ~"  Porpoise-Bay; moved the old N  Bill Billingsley house farther  up the road toward Sechelt;  ionto the property of Mrs. Forbes' parents; Mr. and Mrs. R.  Laycock; where they intend  to set up housekeeping as goon,  las the work is completed.  NOTICE  R, S. RHODES  Doctor of OPtometry  204 Vancouver Block  Vancouver, B.C.  Wishes to announce he will be in  Sechelt, August 21  For an appointment for eye examination phone  Mrs. Gladys Batehelor, Sechelt 95F  If anyone wishes any adjustment or repair to  their present glasses I will be pleased to be of service.  LAND ACT  Notice of Intention to apply  to lease Land  7    In the Land Recording District of Vancouver and situate  near Witherby -Point  on     the  west side of Howe Sound.  Take notice that Thomas G  Wright of Vancouver, B.C. occupation Forester intends to  apply for a lease of the following   described  lands:���  Commencing at a post planted approximately 23.5 chains  east and 17 chains north of  the south-east corner.of D. L.  1637.thence 7 chains south;  thence 18 chains east; thence  approximately 6 chains north  to high water mark; thence  westerly along high water  mark to point; pf commencement and containing twelve  acres,/more or less, for the  purpose of mooring docks and  floats. -  Thomas G.  Wright  Dated July 31, 1956  WIGACDS  SHOE STORE  SALE  20%   OFF  SALE  AUG. 18 to 31  SUMMER STOCK  Sandals Moccasins  Ladies - - Girls  Phone 25 G  Sechelt  Provincial Election  Pending  In order to vote in the coming Election your application  for Registration, made in accordance with the provisions  of the Provincial Election Act. 1953, must be filed with  the Registrar of Voters on or before August 21st, 1956  after which date the Voters' List will be closed.  To qualify for   Registration you   must have .reached the  age of nineteen (19) years, as of September   19th.    1956,  be a British   subject or Canadian   citizen, a   resident   of  Canada   for twelve    (12) months,    and a   resident   of  British Columbia for the past (6) months.  Places where one can register are: Pender Harbour,  Post Office, Irvine's Landing Post Office; Halfmoon Bay  Post Office; Sechelt, office of W.J. Mayne; Wilson Creek,  to be selected;Roberts Creek to be selected; ^Gibsons  Granthams Landing and Hopkins Landing, United Church  basement, Gibsons and Port Mellon, Community Hall.  J. V. GASPARD  Powell River, B.C.  Registrar of Voters  Mackenzie Electoral District 6 Coast News, August 16, 1956  / Mellon news notes  Aug. 16, 17, 18 at the  school  {andi Adjacent Hall and grounds  The    Sunshine    Coast Fall  Fair., Gibsons, B.C.  Aug   16. W.A. picnic has been  cancelled.  Aug.   18: Roberts   Creek Canadian Legion,  Dance,  Community HaU 9 p.m.    Drawing  Aug.-21. Gibsons, W.I. meetin9  at  the home of Mrs. Rees  2 p.m.  Aug.    28.    Gibsons,     Garden  Club    Gladiolus Show, Par"  ish HaU 8 p.m.  Sept.    12th. at   the home    of  Mrs. Adams, meeting of the  Headlands Service Club.  This weeks special*. Cojrner  lot in centre of Gibsons, for  fast sate $650.  Harold Wilson  Totem  Realty  Phone   Gibsons   44  .  evenings  147  For Guaranteed  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs  CHRIS'S   JEWELERS  Work   done   on   the   Premises  WE BUY OLD GOLD  Phone 96 Sechelt  C. E. SICOTTE  Bulldozing  Service  Land Clearing  Road Building  Logging      Landscaping  Free Estimates  Phone 82M Gibsons  GARDEN BAY  BOAT WORKS  Boat Building  Repairing  Overhauling  Welding  Machine Work  INSLEY  Pender Harbour 475  PHONE  53  For  Cement & Gravel  Crushed  Rock  Brick  &  Lime  Road  Gravel  and  Fill  Fast Service On  Foundation Blocks  Building Blocks  Chimney Blocks  Vit Pipe & Drain Tile  See  Them  At  GIBSONS  BUILDING  SUPPLIES LTD.  He who  saves money  by not  advertising  saves time  by  stopping  the clock  MRS M. WEST  Former    residents    of Port  Mellon recently returned from  New Zealand, .Mr. and Mrs.  Mark Watson spent a few  hours here last weekend and  visited with Mr. and  Mrs. E.  Hume.  Mr. and Mrs. T. Enemark  of Longview and their four  daughters have ��� spent 4 days  in Kelowna and Penticton.  Guests of Mr. and Mrs. S.  Swanson of Ltongview are  Judy and Lynn Buker from  Mission City, nieces of Mrs.  Swanson.  Mrs. J. Turner of Vancouver and son Tommy are guests  pf her sister and brother-in-  law Mr. and Mrs. J. Swan.  Als0 visiting her sister is  Mrs. Wyatt and her' two  children- guests of Mr. and  Mrs. A. Gant.  A business trip on the Pen-  SPORTS  WEEK  At North Vancouver, Wilson  Creek representing the M.P.S.  League made their first bid fwr  the B.C. championship by defeating the Park Royal Squad  by 5-4. This was the first of a  five game series and the locals  were fortunate to come out of  the fray with a win. The first  two men up to bat in the game  walked but expired on base.  In the field, it took the Creek-  ers quite a while to throw off  a severe case of "play-off"  itus" but after a jittery start  and a few errors they settled  down to a hard fought game.  Royals took the lead by one  run in the second inning then  in the fourth Wilson Creek  brought in five big runjs and  that was it.  The Royals countered with  two runs in the bottom of the  fourth. The remaining five  innings wtere a real; thriller  with only one run scored by  ' the  Royalis in the seventh.  The higih-light of the game  came in the last inning. Dick  Gaines along with the rest of  the infieldi, closied in for an  expected bunt which went  over his head and Dick took a  Helen Stewart special and  dived head first along the  ground to make the catch,  with a rousing round of applause.  The next game will be  played at Wilson Creek, Sunday August 19 commencing at  2:30 p.m., should a third game  be necessary it will be in the  early evening of the same  date.  PREPARE TO EXPAND  In preparation for expansion, the land nfext to Claytonf  Grocery Store at Sechelt has  been cleared of the �� amiliar  lold trees, and Ritchey's bulldozer has levelled the land.  Clayton's home, too:, has  disappeaijed from the street* It  has been moved to their property in West Sechelt on the  sea front.  Mr. Cliayton expects to  have an announcement shortly  in regard to the expansion.  ociai  it  Gibsons  School  Hall  p.m.  ugust 20  insula    gave Mr.    and    Mrs.,  Ken Grant,    former residents"  of Port Mellon a    chance    to  talk    with      some    of    their  friends. ;  Full use of their Father's^  boat and the swimming facilities at Port Mellon have been  made by the three children  of Ralph Auxier, Peter, Sus-  anne and Carol who, have enjoyed a wonderful holiday  here.  Visitors from Langley Prairie, Mrs. R. Wilson and her  daughters Linda and Laura  were the guests of Mr. and.  Mrs. G. Legh.  Former residents, Dr.    and  Mrs. C. Polyart of Vancouver  called    on Mr.    and    Mrs. J.  Strayhorn   on Saturday.  Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Davies  and Mr. and Mrs. P; Strike  were guests at the wedding  on Friday of Miss Elizabeth  Ruth Prentice to Mr. Joseph  OBernard Jarvis in Christ  Church Cathedral. Miss Prentice is the eldest daughter of  *Mr. and Mrs. J.G. , Prentice  president of Canadian Forest  Product^ Ltd.  Mr. Don Andow, president  of the West Howe Sound Boat  Club navigated his small boat  ecrosss the Georgia Strait to  Nanaimo through the- inside  passage to^ Victoria. Returning  to Galian0 Island he crossed  to White Rock and then to  Vancouver and Port Mellon. 7  Away on their annual    vacations     are    Mr. 'and     Mrs:.  Greggain    with    Wayne    and  Gail  and  Mr.  and Mrs.    E.C.  Sherman   and  family.     Those  (returning    from    holidays  in1  dude Mr. and Mrs. D. Pitman  with Beverly and Billy from  North   Vancouver,    Mr.    and  Mrs. G. Taylor from Winnipeg  Mr.  nd Mrs. H.   Bursey    arid  Mrs. H.  Ollenberger.  News    -has    been    received  from several former residents  au)w living in Vancouver and  on  the Island/ who    have received visits from  friends  on  holidays.  Mr.   A.    Hurd    has  returned from Port Alice and  is  at    present    working    for  Mathews (   Conveyors on    the  new Post Office in Vancouver.  Mr. J.    Carlfeon is home    following hospitalization with an  injured foot. Also on the Islan��  7the Fred    Bancrofts are well  and send    greetings and    Mr.  and  Mrs. Norman expept    to  move into their new houSe at  (Campbell River this week.  Dianne and Marion Mac-  idonald of Gleneagles spent  Monday visiting friends in  Port Mellon.  Further news of Brownie and,  Trudy's European tour, they  (are in Brussels having visited  Mrs. Kerbis' brother in Zurich  and cousins^ of Frank West in  Munich and Frankfurt on the  way from Austria. They expect to spend three weeks ia  Britain.  Miss Arlene Kwan and Lee  Wiren' spent the weekend at  Birch Bay Washington.  -       (  Mrs. G. Proulx is staying  with friends is Kelowna, and  Kathy is the guest of her  father's sister and family, Mr.  jand Mus. Gustafson of Vancouver.  The Port Mellon ball team  went to C.F.P. Camp Vernon  on Vancouver Island for a return match over the*weekend.  They flew by Pacific Western  Airlines to Port Hardy, where  they changed to smaller planes  (to fly int0 Nimkish lake, and  a further 18 miles very bumpy  ride by speeder brought them  toCamp Vernon. Port MeUon  won the first game 10-6 and  ilost the isecond 15-9. The  team were overnight guests  of the logging camp. A dance  was held in their honor and  everyone reported a wonderful time. Mrs. Hume, Mrs.  Gallier, Mrs. Addison and  ���Mrs. Wilson spent the weekend in Vancouver.  [Port Mellon, had more than  ia passing interest in Marilyn  Beljl's attempt to swim the  ���Strait of Juan da Fuca Friday because our Pat    Russell  was helping pace Marilyn and iswimminig instructor Has yeax  also    reporting for the    Van- land she expects many of her  Jcouver Province.   Pat is Port pupils,    children and    adults,  Mellon    Community      Club's to pass testis later this week.  tMiMttiMitiomiMimuimr"*!!^  SALE - Alt NEXT WEEK  ENTIRE STOCK OF  B-H PAINTS .4 SHINGLE STAINS  WHOLESALE, PLUS TAX  5 Houses West Of Masonic Hall. Sechelt Highway  Phone Gibsons  179G  ' jywBmwtrwswnTMmMusMtwx  mn%9mm9tnwrTtirin*rn*in\w*9*itw*vww<  AUGUST CLEARANCE  At  20% OFF  COTTON DRESSES, SKIRTS, BLOUSES  LADIES & CHILDREN'S PtAYoTOGS  A FEW TAFFETAS & CHROMEFSPUN^ INCLUDED  SUITABLE FOR DAY OR EVENING WEAR.  PHONE 35R GIBSONS  You are invited to attend these coinmunity-wide,  public rallies with widelyhtravelled Chinese  Evangelist MUN HOPE. .,  AH Seats Free . No Collections  8 PM. MONDAY ��� (AUGUST 20)  ROBERTS' CREEK LEGION HALL  8 P;M. TUESDAY ��� (AUGUST 21)  WILSON CREEK COMMUNITY HALL  8 PM. WEDNESDAY ��� (AUGUST22)  PORT MELLON COMMUNITY CHURCH  8 P.M. MONDAY ��� (AUGUST 27)  ,     GIBSON'S SCHOOL; HALL  Non-Denominational-- All Welcome��� Non-|Sectarian  KUM-A-GEN COFFEE SHOP  at GIBSONS POST OFFICE  RE-OPENS WED. AUGUST 15  Under the  Management of  Ole Elm hoi dt  Excellent  Cooking Courteous Service  To Serve You Better, We Now Stock  BOYS'  WEAR  ��� .  s      ��� i  Nationally Known Brands  A Complete Line of  Boys    Jeans  Slacks  ackets  Sweaters  Shirts,  T-Sh��rts  Socks,   Underwear  Bring Your Boy In For All Clothing,  From A Belt To A Complete Outfit!  Sizes Range From 8 Years Up  ���oast&jeu>s     , AH  Wei  escome  Phone 2  Theatre Building  Gibsons

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