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 )  Published in   Gibsons.  B,  C,  ^ June  28,   1356  Volume 10, Number 26  Mr* Milliard ����� Ireland*  % Archives B. C,��  Parliament Bldg,,  ctoria,  B. C,  Serviag Tthe Growing  Sunshine Coasa  The big parade for the Dominion   Day    celebration    will  assemble  at Elphinstone High  .School  ground "at, 11:30  a.m.  to  be*; ready  to''; move - off y at  71 pVrn. The route will be down  Sechelt  Highway to  Fitchetts  corner along to Seech Ave.,  y Marine    Drive,,   Gower Point  Jroad   to  Franklin  road  along  , Gower Point road  ending yup  ? at Kinsmen Parky  Girl Guides  and    Bownies  will-take part in the parade,  Canadian Forest Products,  Port Mellon pulp mill division  is looking into real estate on  Which to give. , employees. a  chance to. build their homes.  C B. Davies mill manager  along with Don Macklam appeared before the Village  Commissiony'Tuesday night to  see what .could be done about  a Water-supply.  Commission ��� informed -Mr.  ' Davies the village .was not "in  ^a- position,to, supply, water, to  points .outside the village in  any ^quanity but that there  were -points within the village  whfere'ythere is a good water  supply. As the matter is in the  discussion stage by CFP officials nothing definite is planned -for the time being.  '''TDave' Rees" cf Headlands '  wrote a letter to the commission commenting on the  satisfactory quietude, ming-  y led with pleasure; at the hew  state of our roads. Mr. Rees  was commenting on the work  done on the roads in his district. He .added he felt convinced! he expressed the feelings of the residents in thanking the commission for the attention given the roads' and  also ' 'as ' well as for good  siound administration."  The commission received a  letter from the Lands department stating the department  hadi a petition signed 'by 60 ���  persons on Chamberlain, Reid  and North roads opposing the  ^opening <cf a garbage disposal site in that area. Commission asked for further information .on the petition.  y A letter from'Robert Wilson,  fife  chief,   ih  which  he     ex-  yCpl; Cummins of the RyC.  M.P., iSechelt, states  that the  7 Coast  News was hot   borrect  in its account of a Ruby Lake  >;: firefighter    .being     given    a  ���ticket for   driving^ \;a  tractor  with lugs on the highway.  The driver of the tractor  referred to 'was not stopped  because the tractor had lugs,  but because the Tfflat-bedi oh  which  it  was     being  ; trans-7  ��� ported had no road license.  Cpl. Cummins states that no  charge was laid, there was no  prosecution, an none intended.,  prosecution, arid "none intended.  Last week in a front page;  news story about a hospital-  for the lower ond of the Peninsula the editor indulged in  loose writing and said something . about the need for a  hospital! on fthe Sunshine  Coast.  There' is a hospital on the '  Sunshine Coast and a good  one at that. What was intended but not said was the need  for a hospital at the lower, end  of the. Sunshine Coast. Apologies to St. Mary's Hospital  and if; there is anything The  Coast News can do to help  them along it will be djone.  and will gather at the Elphinstone school  grounds    at    12  Boy Scouts and Cubs will  also: be injhe parade and they  have their instructions where  to parade.   ,  The Bathing beauty contest  will be held at the Park and  it is reported that there are at  least six entrants for theV.ev-  . ent. Willian Sutherland" of the  Board of Trade: will be. the  master of ceremonies and he  will have working under him  a staff of committee members  Workers  ��� pressed the-desire to resign as  chief because pf the weak  state  of the fire department.  ' Mr". Wilson,said he was willing to remain in thedepftrt-  ��� ment. The matter was left for  further ooslderation. In the  meantime letters will be sent  to all organizations drawing  to their attention the plight of  the fire department and asking for co-operation.  Accounts totalling $179.21  were ordered paid with $67.93  for the wa'ter department and  $111.28 for roads. Building  permits were issued to I. H.  and M. Shoebottom for a $1,-  000 extension- to their, home  and to H. H. Marshall, for a  $3,000 28x32 feet, four room  , home.,   ^v - ^',-;-":-- �����-��� ^ ��-  Welcome w signs have ?been  placed at entry points to the  village the commission was informed when- committee .-reports were made. Commissioner urged members of the commission to take their place in  Monday's  celebration  parade.  ' to see that the events are run  off as scheduled.  There will be baseball withy  games by the Babe Ruth andTy  " Little Leagues. Also among 'they  sports   events  will', be  tennis^  and horseshoe  pitching    with y,7> _    .,  _      . ���     ,7,  winner of the horseshoes gain-7y    H^.  David Donaldson,  the  ing the shoes as a prize.    ' r5new minister for   the Gibson  There    will    be    Highland ^Memorial United Church/will  dancing  and  jitney    dancing yu take his first service Sunday  . during the big day as well as 7 and the induction service will  bingo and* plenty of food at y^ heid Thursday  evening of  :-. the cone essnt ionso hegr oun :���:���;  7 .      ���. �� �����  *i,~   ~~��������~:��.,., ~��� it.��-��.a�����^ ' next week commencing at 7:30  the concessions on the grounas.  ,< ������-."*���-.-  Kiwanis will have charge  ofy^Pni. The minister for the bathe bingo, yy <Juction service will  be Rev.  The   events   for   Dominion  Day    celebration   really start  on the Saturday night when a  big dance will be held in the  school hall with Benny Stone's '  orchestra providing the music. ������  Ityis expected there will be a ,  Jarge crowd  at this  event so  the' advice  to; those wanting  to' trip the'light fantastic   is ;     W.���A  n^^   OM~.aa>t%A  ^���  to arrive early. Jmne  Garr?  sponged by  Decorations are expected   to    Sechelt Theatre won $he Soap  \ H; Dickson of the Vancouver  i Presbytery.  ���j    .  Irvine Garry  wins Derby  put in an appearance over  the week end) alorig the parade route and those who can  decorate are urged to put up^  flags and bunting where possible.  Box  Derby  trials  Sunday   at  .,  Sechelt and he will be    the  ��� \r  Sunshine Coast representative  . in the B.C. finals at Mission  on July 1. He made the fast-  " est time on Selma Park  hill  wftere the   speed   trials were  v held.'  In all five boys    competed  and the others and their sponsors  were  Johnny  West, "Sechelt Insurance Agencies;' Ran-  Police   were  still    seeking ,  dy p9ge; Ben    Lang's    Drug  ''the"- weapon  alleged-to ha>e / ^to*e^andvPvarkesr's^Hardwa��e;'  been used in the  shooting of    Paul  Mulligan, Sechelt  Cycle  Find woman  shot to death  Mrs. Frances Fynn of Irvine's  Landing when this was written, ^n the meantime a juvenile is being detained and will  be in court on a date to be  announced.  and, Bruce Redman,   O and O  Logging  company.  Al five lads will be going  to Mission for the finals and  will be entertained by the.  Derby organization. Following  Fair needs  knit goods  The convenor of the Fall  Fair needlework department  is appealing for entries in  this department.  The Indian type sweaters  are featured with double  prizes} this year. The usual  first and seconds, for ladies,  mens and children. Then there  is a special to ones made with  Mary Maxim Wools;. Purchase  slips of wool to be attached  to the article.  'Ladies of. the Sunshine  Coast have' proven7 themselves  experts at this special type  of knitting, and their men  prove 7 it 7 as they wear the.  gaily".; patterned-;- garments.  Organizations  are  urged to  note  the Group entryy Use- 4 ;  pieces  from your bazaar collection. First prize tags would  help these pieces  to sell.    A  group '.-������ consists of an embroidered   cloth;  pair embroidered  pillow cases; piece of knitting;  socks; gloves 'and so on and,  piece of crochet and doiley...  The lad was picked % up in the trials, Johnny West's car  the Irvine's Landing area - which was parked by the Post  where local R.C.M.P. assisted Office was damaged by a car  by^Det. Sgt. Knox of" the R.C.    parking too close to it.  M.P. 'Vancouver and the police dog Rip centred their  search. Mrs*. Flynn was found  shot through the head.  Mrs. Frances Flynn was the  widow of Patrick Flynn, a  pensioned war veteran, who  had lived there since about  1945, and who had died in  1950. She was about 65 years  of age.  The Flynns had lived in the  Caribou country before moving  to Bargain Harbour; where  they lived for some time before moving to Irvine's Landing.  Known relatives are a sister,  living in Seattle, and a daughter, Mrs; G. Johnson of the  Caribou* country.  Mrs. FJynn took a great interest in activities of the Canadian Legion^ and "was a member of the Women's Auxiliary.  She was a great gardener, who  A    three-day    program    of  sports, picnics, work on their  cars,     a Derby film,    Church 1  services on  Sunday and troal  runs has been prepared.  Monday morning, opening  heats of the races will be run.  Lunch will precede the Strawberry Festival street parade,  in which the Soap Box candidates will feature. Monday  at 3 o'clock final heats will  commence, to decide'-the'class'  championships. This will be  followed by 'the Championship  banquet at the Legion Auditorium,   and awarding of prizes.  The Sechelt feommittee in  charge of Soap-box iarrange-  ments : includes Ernie Pearson,  Walter Flay and Morgan  Thompson cf.Sechelt.  Sunday's trial runs vnlt give  each boy a chance to feel out  his car,  and to race    against  Big Sports day  for Part Mellon  There' are 27 sports events  on the Port Mellon Dominion  Day sports program starting  at 1 p.m. These events range  all the way.; from decorated  bicycles and tricycles, a race  for totsy races for all ages, a  spike driving contest for ladies  ahd a rolling pin contest as  well as other specialities.  There will also be hot dogs./  Cash   prizes  will  be     offered  the winners.  took pleasure in growing new - competition. The boys are look-  types of roses.'          y ��� forward "to meeting other^ en-  Mrs. Johnson, daughter Pat-, thusiasts at  the Mission City  ricia, has   taken   the...   ashes, Derby..  following   cremation,   to    her ���   home at Horsefly, in the Car- *% -       t U      I  ib<m.  ___7yy_       " render Harbour  Pet parade        e^ *% regatta  Sunshine   Coast annual fair  pet parade will start on North  road at 2 p,m, Sat., August 18  andS there will be a small cash :  prize for the   winners  of the ���  various events.  These events include the best  decorated bicycle, most comical costume, best all round cos- -  tume, smallest pet ,and the  most unusual pet. There will  be two age classes, one up to  eight years old and the other  from nine to fourteen years  old. Parade marshal will be  Norman Sargent and all entries should be in his hands by  noon cf Atigust 18.  Pender. Harbour district  Aquatic club is preparing for  a regatta to be held August 18.  A meeting has been held by  the club plans to get under way  It is announced that the  Student Council 7 of Madeira  Park School has elected a  Regatta Queen and she will  be Miss Jessie Schoular. The  students have also, arranged for  entertainment of the queen  duing the regatta.  The Aquatic Club is also  arranging swimming lessons  for children and it is hoped to  obtain an instructor for one  month during the summer.  After reading reports and  editorials in the Press with regard to the Ruby Lake fire,  and the spate of opinions being  expressed on the action taken  by \the Forestry Dept. to combat and extinguish it the Pender Harbour Board of Trade  has made careful enquiries; rer  suiting in the following findings:  The Forestry Officer of a  District has absolute jurisdiction over any fires occuring in  his District, and does not have  to refer to anyone before tak-  . ing action. There was no argument as to Who was, responsible for the Ruby Lake fire  before action was-taken.  The outbreak of the fire at  Ruby Lake was reported to the  Forestry . Dept. on    Tuesday,  May  22nd.  at  12:15 p.m.   by  Mri   Lucas,    contractor    for  , Hume and Rumble. His truck  was immediately loaded with  . sufficient tools and back tank  pumps to   equip    the   Hume  and Rumble crew, and he left  immediately, approximately at  12:25 h> return. to the     fire.  Meanwhile the Forestry jeep  was loaded wih a fire pump  and -2000 feet of hose and..: left  , at 12:30 in charge of tw�� For-  '���'- -es^\Ojfi^o^ p,m,  ���  the pirai^and1 hojips were se��,  ���  up and operating. ,      -  At Z p.m. two    more    fire  .pumps and 3000 feet of hose  . arrived. JSty.that time 40 men  and two bulldozers were working-on the -Ruby Lake  side.  7 22 .more       men    and     one  bulldozer from, the Crucil Log-  >.. ging : Co^ were put to work  .  constructing a fireguard in. the  TKiUarney Lake  region  in an  endeavour toi slow 7down the  ' advance of thia fere Which was  spreading rapidly tinrbugh an  " ^<^:jEr^ area. '.By-  and 4 bulMozers in action. A  crew of 20 men continued the  worfc jiiroughout the night under the direction of tWof Forestry 'Officers. "Next day the  number of 7 men fighting the  fire- Wai increased to 95 with  5 bullddzers.  It Will be remembered that  during that time there was a  brisk westerly blowing; and the  fire was travelling at a very  % high: speed through an old logged area full    of old    slash.  Sechelt bus  line expands  Cecil Lawrence, of Sechelt  Motor Transport, announces'  he has purchased the Van-  eoruver-Powell River Bus service-from Powell River to Vancouver. -7  Local service in Powell River will continue to; be operated by the TPowell- River Stages.    .-��� ':'-.-. xr'y'-xry    }  >  Due to this purchase, there  will be increased bus service  for the lower part of the Sunshine Coast.  ! The daily trip, leaving, Vancouver at 12:05 noon, will  ^continue past Sechelt, leaving' there at 2:45 7 pmj> arrivingyy Madeira Pau* at 3:40,  Earls Cove at 4:15 and Powell  River at 6:10'p.ra;-Thetrip-  leaving Vancouver , at 5:30  p,m, will also continue through  arriving at Powell River at  11:30 pj��.  Further details of addition-.  al servasse wiltbe found in the  notice pn page -5.    New bus  schedules: will be available as '  soon as  Long range plans had to be  made to contain the fire to  this area and on May 24th-  there were 360 men actively  engaged in establishing"! points  of permanent control; and .15  bulldozers were either working in or were oh thieir -way.  to the fire area.  By the end of May 24th. the  long range plans were carries!  out and no further trouble  was experienced with the fire  except for a minor breakaway  in the vicinity of a small lake  on the east side, to which  pumps and equipment were  dropped by helicopter, ahdv it  was controlled and extinguished before any, danger to the  overall  plans could develop.  No appreciable green timber was destroyed, ; but ten.  years collection of slash was  cleared up. 7     .7  A double network of cat  roads was constructed; ^ p**>*  tect Egmont, Earl's C^yeraasdl  all houses in between ��od  had any threat deyelo^jed: to  these areas it was planhfeii io  burn off the areas between  these guards 4^^ thus Present  a fuel-less strip between' a  quarter and half mile in width .  which would have stopped an>  advance in that direction. '  .; < j: Ah impression y may have  rb^n .gathered, by those travel- -  lihg along : the highway, tfcat.  there was little being done, hat  as the men and machines wjeie  deployed? fairf*om the original  spot they were out of sight.;  ,  Besides the ^actual planning |  for fighting the f^e, arrange-1  merits had to he made for the |  feeding, and ytransportatipn"of ||  of" the riieh.'..T^7,can^;7cq��DicJ  houses wer^ a* ^^^^^^^i  '"' the'"'men " where? meals;:' -werep  sSfved!;   ahriost;   c<mtou��nisly,j  arid the staff 7of Pender Hir-  cutting sandwiches- wfcsoCi ^jrer  distributed to the men on the  lines by jeep, so that there was  ample food for the: whole  crew. Cars and busses; ; were  hired for the transportation of  360 men and lowbed trucks  for tractor transport as well  .as planes andi, a helicopter to  drop equipment where needr  ed.... ���   ' 7  The list of ;equipment used  is an imposing one, the major  items  of which    include     15  Bulldozers, i6 Firephmps.,  1 Firepump Truck, 40 thousand feet cf hose, 36 Power  saws, 22 Four wheel drive  units, / 3 Lowbed trucks f ��P  tractor transport, 10 Radio  transmitters, including portables, "1 Beaver aircraft ��hi  standby tlironghout the fire,  1 Helicopter,7 2 Cook houses  at the disposal bf all firefighters, and sufficient car and bus  transportatjiijp to transport 360  men. : ���>  Besides tjhese expenses' are  the wages etc.- paid to the men  as well as the costs of loss and  damage.  These are facts, and  from the public's point of  view it would seem high time  that every person in  British Columbia, from the  time they are old enough to  go to school should be made  to understand just what is  their responsibility ih preventing, forest fires.  The Public should commend  our Forestry Dept: for its  promptness and skill; and. the  men on the fire lines, especially . the volunteers; for  their efforts and success in  controlling and extinguishing  a fire which could hays been  disastrous for many of our  citizens. ,  t-.y'i-yi-  One Careless��� matcfiT  Editors note:-The Board of  Trade of Pender Harbour is  thanked by the Coast News  for the above statement, However judging from the mount  of criticism available after the  fire such criticism should not  be overlooked. Marshalling  facts tand figures after an event Without taking into consideration5 events as seen by  those on the spot does not answer all problems. roads  \ Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Li&��  every Thursday, at Gibsons, B.C.  FRED CRUICE, Editor and Publishes  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 4SQ  JtaJhorized Second Class Mail, Post Office Department, Ottawa.  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos., $2:    6 mos., $1.25:   3 mos.. 75c,  Usaiied States and Foreigm $2.50 per year. 5c per copy.  LET'S BE GAY!  The population of Gibsons has a chance to add gaiety  to their lives and set the pace for an annual celebration  which should get bigger ahd better in the years to come.  JEvery community strives to achieve a note of distinc-  ��&m through some annual event. Gibsons cannot have bon-  s&kHs, hockey playoffs, monster parades with umpteen  bands, fruit day celebrations and such like but it can do its  besfc by drumming up a good sized celebration on a day  wMch should be blessed with fine weather.  Speaking about the weather should remind one that  \ee cannot do much about it, but if it should shine Gibsons  merchants should get 'to work on their floats, and other  segments of Gibsons and district involved in other phases  e�� the Dominipn Day celebration should work oh their  angles with gusto.  Seehelt has its May Day. Gibsons should have its  Jtdy 1 celebration and it should be a good one. If you can  decorate your store why not add a litte color to the event,  particularly if you are on the rout of the parade.  Let's pull together and have big day Let a carnival  spirit prevail. , ,  Our budding writers  A. new anthology on the market will please many readers  across Canada. It is a selection  of prose and verse, called First  Flowering.. It contains short  stories, articles, descriptive and  biographical material, - some  satire, descriptive and imaginative poems.  Anthony Frisch, editor of  First Flowering, is. a Canadian,  a graduate of McGill, an RCAF  veteran of World War II, a reporter and a poet.  The writers are Canadians,  too; Canadian students, ranging  in age from 12 to 19, in grades  ? to 13 in high schools all across  Canada. It is the result of a  competition conducted last  autumn in which 5,300 entries  were received.  It is the first book of its kind  ever published and grew from  an idea of Mr. Frisch's. It was  supported by the Departments  of Eudcation and North Affairs,  the Canadian Press and CBC.  Almost every newspaper in  Canada aided the idea.  In less than eight months,  Mr. Frisch and his assistant editor, John Harasti, had 5,300  items to review for publication  by Kingswood House, Toronto.  Among   the    contributors of  First  Flowering,  three   of   the  members of the youth of Can- '  ada are students at Elphinstone .  high school, Gibsons.   They are  George Slinn, author of Eng7  lish Forty; Annette Marleau,  who wrote On Literary Works;  and Lloyd Burritt, who submitted A Winter Fantasy.  The possibilities of development of this idea in the publication of First Flowering are  enormous. Writers whose works  have been published are encouraged to develop their talents, increase their output, and  to expand the quality of their  work.  Canadian readers, and others,  will realize the inherent ability  of these writers to give.expression to ideas, and to provide the  world with a whole new source  of-reading which, for the very  lack of use, is in danger of being lost.  If the literature of a nation  is the measure of its size, First  Flowering is an indication of  increasing maturity in Canada  and of her youth. Further publications of a similar nature  should be both possible and  popular.  Locally, credit for encouragement of the authors is given to  the principal of the school, Mr.  S. Trueman, and English teachers, Mrs. Day and Mr. Les Peterson, particularly Mr. Peterson, who. has through his teaching years extended every effort  towards the development of expression among his students.  YOU LEARN THE Big  IN INSURANCE  WHEN YOU SUFFER  A10SS!  Ihe hig difference in  insurance.is service.. By tliat  we mean .. . the amount of  attention that is paid to  your heeds at the outset to  make certain you are  adequately protected later.   '{  Service may not seem as     ���  important as price right now;  ft will prove to be all-  important later, when you  suffer a loss and find you are  notTcovered^ arid cannot  collect. That is why we urgo  you to buy insurance  through a local, independent  insurance agent.       ; . jl  -.. i^.  Tank Jot this sumbol  R^we jmu Ivy fin, auto  cr smeral intarancs.  THE INSURANCE AGEOTS1  ASSOCIATION  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  BY E. J. ATLEE  In new country like B.C.,  where electricity provides the  housewife with many facilities,  a good road very often is lacking. But the common use of  the motor-car and truck and  the speed thereof makes a good  road a public necessity. -.  Most of the roads arpund Gibsons at least were originally  logging trails. The tortuous Sechelt Road from Gibsons pier  head is a good example. The  Rocky Road is another. We who  have lived in the Sunshines  Coast area for a ' number of  years can tell of improvements  done in this direction and appreciate them*  For instance, about nine years  ago in the winter time, the  Sechelt road in places was impassable, the doctor in his car  having to be pulled through by  truck, and the ^Anglican minister, Rev. C. H. Gibbs, having  to reach the churches at Roberts Creek and; Sechelt via  Vancouver. The scenic road to  Port Mellon was a dream as  well as a political bunch of carrots. But now a good highway  conneqts us witlrPpwell River,  ��� thereby helping to develop the  districts along, its route as well1  as. providing thoroughfare to  the car and passenger ferries to  Vancouver.  The youth of .today will readily remember the building of  the Alcan Highway in the north,  and why; for primarily this  road is a military one., Many  people in this district will recall the wooden block streets of  downtown Vancouver, and the  planked roads in the suburbs.  A plank very often would become loose and would thump  and bang as a car passed over  it. It was a familiar saying in  those days that if you are driving, we live so many houses  past the bump.  But let us reflect a moment.  Others,   in   other   places   and  times, going back 2,000 years or  more1, had their road problems  also. The Icenii of what is now  England   had   their   communicating roads  and  it  has  been '  proven  many times  that/there  were such; not only by -visible  parts of ancient highways, but  by   the   finding   of   chieftains'  chariot wheels  arid horseshar-  ness  in  mounds   and   barrows  (graves)., along the route. And  a   reminder  of   those days   so  long ago is to be. found on the  Thames    Embankment     in    a  monument  to  Queen  Boadicea  who led her people against the  Roman     invaders;     her     two  daughters are depicted kneeling  by her side in the chariot.  One still 7 defined "Way" is  the Ridgeway dating from the  bronze age at least. Running  along the Berkshire Downs  west to North Wales, and east  to the Lincolnshire Wash. Irish  gold and jewellery have been  found along this Way, indicating that trading was done with  the Scandinavian countries, and  that this land route was preferred rather than the boat voyage, around Lands End, Cornwall Yet ornaments and other :  articles from Northern Europe  have been foupd buried along  the Way,���a pedlar's cache.  Logging  Fifty 'rare photographs of  early" logging operations, including dozens of B.C. photographs never before reproduced, are to be used in new book  of old tinjes in the industry���  ''Glory Pays of Logging;"  The author, Ralph W. Andrews, whose "This Was Logging" was published in 1954 and  Which received an historical  society award as well as enthusiastic response from lumbering circles and the general  public, spent two years researching and contacting loggers, inspecting photo collections.  Information from the publishers places the book in a  premium class with fine-screen  copper engravings of old logging scene?  The Superior Publishing Co.,  P.O. Box 2190, Seattle 11, offers  free upon request an eight-page  sample    brochure of the book  which will appear this fall.  Now the Romans; when we  think of the Romans, our  thoughts naturally turn to their  (laws, architecture, and road  making, ��� the Via Appia,�� a  military road, begun about 312  BC by Appius Claudius. ��� also  his famed aquaduct. He carried  the former- from Rome to Capua  through difficult country, over  hills, ravines and marshes; and  so great was his skill that much  of the old work remains to this  day. Horace," in his first satire,  describes a journey along it,  and Paul of Tarsus (St Paul),  when a prisoner,"walked along  it.  In Britain, the Roman roads  were built to one pattern. First,  trenches were dug each side;  the center was then excavated  until the ground was firm  enough for the foundation.  Quarried stone, as big_ as a  man's-fist, and rubble mjxed  with lime followed. Then came  gravel, chalk and even broken  earthenware. More quarried  stones and sandy earth completed the work,- and the whole  was made firm by/ramming.  The road when finished,; was  a causeway slightly above the  level of the surrounding country. It'was built" as straight as  possible to lessen the risk of  ambushes and to aid the progress of the' baggage wagons  which had no moveable joint  between two pairs of wheeles.  One of the earlier Roman  roads was the Portway, since  a brick was found in its layers  with the stamp of Nero (AD  54-68). But on the retirement  of the Romans from Britain,  these splendid roads were not  kept up, and it took the murder of Thomas A'Becket in 1170  to arouse a little interest in  them.  Pilgrims riding to Canterbury  must have gone through a terrible time, and by the 14th cen-  pr  tury, were looked upon as unfortunates whom the Church  must assist. The monasteries  undertook to repair the highways, and any layman who cared to assist was granted an  "indulgence". By 1364, congregations could not reach their  churches, and parliament was  adjourned after being summoned because members found the  roads  impassable.  In Queen Mary's reign, 1555,  an act was passed which provided '.forced labour for the repair of roads to markt towns.  The act was not a success; the  surveyors concentrated most of  the labour on those parts of the  roads   which   they   themselves  chiefly  used.  Early ^Stuart legislation    sought,  to    decrease  traffic and James the First, unsuccessfully attempted to make  four wheeled carts illegal. The  highways improved,  and speed  increased,  with  the  advent of  the four-in-hand coaches, called  'flying  machines',  and  in  1712  the   London   Edinburgh   coach  was advertised to perform the  whole journey in 13 days,   (if  God permits).' ''.'*'  It was the mail coaches, decorated with flowers, oak leaves  and ribbons, that ' spread the  news of such victories as Trafalgar, and > Waterloo . through  ..the countryside. The coaching  era reached its peak in 1836.  There were then oyer 3G00f  coaches on. the road, half of  them running to or from London. They made use of 150,000  horses' and gave employment, to  30,000 coachmen, guards, horse-  keepers and hostlers. From one  London tavern alone, eighty  coaches set out daily .for the ���  north. Then came the steam  carriage, called a 'Gurney' af-  For Guarenleed  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs    ���  CHRIS'S   JEWELERS  Work   done   on* the  Premises  Phone 96 Sechelt  2     Coast News, June 28, 1956  ter the inventor, a curioMs conveyance with its coke furnace,  boiler tubes and levers set over  the back wheels, which appeared on the roads in the 1820's,  carrying both- inside and; outside passengers. The Gurneys  were put out of action by the  heavy tolls the 'turnpikes' imposed upon them.  Steam traction engines then  made their appearance about  1862, were unpopular, and,, by  law, could not proceed any faster than four miles per hour,  preceded by a man carrying a  red flag. In 1895 the first motor  car arrived in England, and  from that time onward, in every  civilized country, new ideas:  have been tried and tested for  a hard and durable surface to  stand up to the speed and wear  of modern traffic.  lyouf  marieyi  fo bmi-sdy^- -7  leadtuslMfl��  J  You probably don't burn  your "spare", dollars but  perhaps' they vanish anyway. Why not .put those  dollars to Work���building  a substantial cash reserve 7  for your- future? An Investors Syndicate* plan  will help you, Call or  write:        ...���.'���������  Write or'Phone  NEVILLE ASTLfcY   1  District Manager  503-640  W.  Hastings  Phone Marine 5283    i  '     Vancouver  2, B.C.     j  'ft '  I  Otwojfttori  ��ynclicca'fco ��t cana��a, umtttm  asks Don Anderson, President of the Chemainus Rod & GunCBub  "Their health . .. their education . . .their  happiness? All, good sportsmen follow the  recreation provided Vy woods and stream is <wty%\-  important contribution to their happiness.;;>-'"������"  ^Carelesmess with fire migM'4^troy^fpfe$t'ihat\    -  ,couldn't he replaced in their \lifetirHey  ���?>  Don An8m��9B, ffnesMmf of **���  . 6ft��Hn��fiw�� ��atf ��"'&���� Cfufe ha*  ��� ifWMf ,��ti. ihm District tor th* pa��t  ! ttv ymmra austxfaam" ��w��a ��*iy-.x  *etiv* in trtinimg &��� youmgtterti \ '  ' of. .tint" eofflMHj��tf#?''ia''^�� tinm  i points ���# firatftigaAtf 'tU&iag, As  ' aw*lt3*rrtM��cMithinABiQ*d6l'*  ' Ch*imaiam& Divnfom, *���'�� wait  : awara atfhm dang** et fir* and  fof tours evwry 'aafaty tvia &�� thm  '[^o^'k-ti^iw^'^';-'''  .Protection of the forest is everyone's business,  tilfou can do your part by observing all safe cy precautions  such as never5 smoking while moving in the woods,     y'  [A mere flick of a branch might, unknown to you,  ��� knock off the glowing tip of your cigarette. Thousands  ; of fires have been started in just this way.  MacMILUN   &   BLOEDEL   LIMITS�� ..Plan No. 1063. Designed for  N.H.Ai approval.  .This plan was developed, for  a narrow lot of 33 ft. frontage  and has two bedrooms plus a  full basement. The large living  room, has plenty of space for  a dining area in the end adjoining the kitchen, which has  a7 spacious, cupboard arrangement and breakfast nook. A  truly attrcatviyhrul- vbgkjj  truly attractive home for,a narrow lot of 1063 sq. ft area.  Working drawings are available, for $25.00 per set of 6  blueprints, for other select designs, write for our free 50  Home Plan Book, .send 25c to  cover postage and handling,  The Building Centre B.C..Ltd.  1240 West Broadway, Vancouver. B.C.  BONDED  BRAKE LININGS  FOR ALL MAKES  *   OF CARS  USED CARS  Beaver lodge, Vancouver, until  a local chapter is formed.  Members of the club will be  drawn from the area covered  by the Sechetl Peninsula.  An advisory board of members and a mothers circle has  been formed.  The advisory council are:  Fred Stenner, Gibsons, chairman; Joe O'Brien, Port Mellon,  Coast News, June 28, 1956     3  vice-chairman; J. Garlick, Gil>��  sons, secretary; John Wood, W.  W. Holmes and S. Trueman  with others from Sechelt and  Roberts Creek to be named.  Members of the mothers  circle are:. Mrs. Mary Stenner,  president; Mrs. John Wood,  secretary, and Mrs. Dorothy  Steinbrunner, treasurer.  "TaseJia" C  Outfit  -    SALES  SERVICE  PARtS  REPAIRS  For The  ���  1  NEW 1956  GENERAL  AUTOMOTIVE  REPAIRS  TIRES ^ BATTERIES  WELDING  McCULXOCH  SAWS  SOLNIK  SERVICE STATION  Phone 85T Sechelt  Don't  Set your printing  i supplies  i run low  CHECK  !    ' now  and place your  | order so you  will not have  ������.-.-    .-������������.(   -  to rush your job  THE ���oa$t Mews-  go -g  NOOK       J"^  D  KlJCHEN  BED  ROOM  \t<r.'\<t~cr  II ���-���  m<�� "    -BATH-RAA.  COMB. UVINC  i DIN INC  RM.  Z4'~f ��l^-O"  BELD ROOM  U'-O' - W'CT    1  Demoley club  for  Gibsons  ' A DeMoley Club is being  formed in Gibsons. The purpose of DeMoley is to foster  love of home, love of God and  love of country. Young men  between 14 and 21 years old  are eligible and each member  is sponsored by a member of  the Masonic order.  . Meetings will be held locally,  but membership will be with  FLOOR   AREA-  1062.75 SOU. FEET  Pender Harbour  has had an active year  At the final school year meeting of Pender Harbour P-TA  the president, Mrs. Clare Lee;  vice-president,l" ;<<MrSvy7^Caryl  Cameron; secretary, Mrs. Joan.  Donley, and -treasurer, Mrs.  Kay White,'were re-elected.  .The P-TA has just completed  a busy year with excellent: cooperation from members also  friendly relations between  ���teachers and parents;  Highlights of the year  were  the sponsoring of student accident insurance, formation of a  recreation committee and sue-'  cessful entertainment ventures.  The P-TA has also purchased  for the school $10 tfrorth of  Canadian government publications and subscribed to suitable  magazines; contributed $10 towards the scholarship fund;  joined the Metropqlitatn Opera  record club; contributed $80 towards the purchase of a radio-  phonograph;' with the help of  the Student Council contributed $200 towards the purchase of  a hi-fi record player for the  school; built a trophy cabinet  for the school hall and assisted  in May Day celebrations. Membership was also increased to 50,  the highest ever recorded.  In the entertainment line  there   were   various    speakers  SecKelt PTA  elects   officers  Officers for the Sechelt  P.T.A. were recently elected:  Mr. Q. Russell, Hon. Vice;  J. Plumridge, president, Mrs.  D. Robbilliard, vice-president,  Mrs. E. Crucil, secretary, Mrs.  B. Sim, treasurer, Mrs. Helen  Fahrni Surishine, Mrs/ E.  Johnson, health, Mrs. H. Lee,  social, Mrs. Kraft, ways and  meansi Mrs. L. Poteet and  Mrs. J. Smith. /  . Mrs. A. Dawe and Mrs. D.  Smith are the Centennial representatives.  Two donations were made  by the P.T.A.: $50 to the  Scholarship fund and $65 to  the school (library. Color films  were shown by Mr. R. Johnson, one of the May Day  and one of a trip to Hawaii.  It was considered that the  past season had been a successful one.  and  events  arranged with the  pupils such a a spelling bee in  whichAthe parents were beaten,  a  panel discussion  on teenage  problems a fashion show organized by Mrs. Dick to display the  work of the girls, in her home  economics     class.       Displaying  dresses    which    they    tailored  themselves   were   Marie   Mills,  Vere -Didiluk,    Diane     Davis,  Lorraine Gregerson, Darell Ed-  wardson,  Beverly   Dubois,   In-  grid Bremer and Marilyn White.  At the final meeting arrangements were.made to submit exhibits yinto student classifications at the Sunshine Coast Fall  Fair. A presentation of a plastic lamp, was made to Mr. Grey  for the extra work he had done  for the P-TA. On behelf of  the home economic class Marilyn White presented dogwood  brooches to Mrs. Caryl. Cameron, Mrs. O. Dubois and Mrs.  Seymour for the use of their'  sewing machines to help the  girls with their dresses.  Mr. Buckley's room won the  pennant with a 42 per cent attendance.  Recital at  Madeira Park  Music pupils of    Miss    M.  Maclntyre    of    Madeira Park  were   presented   in   recital   on  Saturday at their music teacher's   home.  Fourteen pupils played for  their mothers and friends,  who enjoyed the music of piano:  and violin. At the close of the  recital, Mrs. Jean Sladey and  Dorothy Gregerson were asked to repeat their piano duet,  Moskowskl's Spanish Dance.  Miss Maclntyre also on request  played a light piano selection.  Guests and pupils enjoyed refreshments, with a treat of ice  cream and soft drinks for the  younger children.  Miss Mac Intyre says she has  some excellent pupils making  favorable progress.  Here's a tip when you're  spring cleaning. After rinsing  or washing plastic lamp shades  ���don't wipe them, dry! Rubbing plastic creates static which  draws dust particles and  makes them stick.  I  All The Family in  mmm t sports cmmies,  SHOES & ACCESSORIES.  Don't Forget the Baby!  TASELLA SHOP  ' *..���    Phone 29F Sechelt     ,  ��� WWMIUII^IWI������WW��M',1  THE NEW 1956 SPEED QUEEN  MULTICYCLE  AUTOMATIC' WASHER  makes Automatic Washing moire economic-  al and selective, more flexible than ever before! Stainless Steel Tub, Lifetime Guar-  antee. : .:  SAVES: Hot Water, Time. Electricity. -.--  Saves Fabrics Too  Finger-Tip Control of  Water Level. Temperature and Time  ��� 7 i  DeLuxe Model  $399.95  A-20 Heavy Duty Model, with simplified  Back Panel and Control Dial, pre-selects  Water Temperature and Tub-Fill Level:  $269.95  Other models between these two  America's Best Built, Best Engineered  AUTOMATIC   WASHER  RICHTER'S RADIO T-V  PHONE 6  CANADA:  Sechelt  MARSHALL-WELLS  Combines beauty with toughness. You can't scrub away SUPER  WALL-TONE'S lasting freshness.  Hows on smoothly, dries in minutes  ....... a tough scrabbable finish  seals unfading "fashioa-trae"  to walls and woodwork for years!  * BY THE 6ALL0S  FOR ALL VOIR  Phone  20K  Roberts  Creek 4   Coast News, June 28, 1956  BY- MRS. D. ERICKSON  Several friends attended an  escgaBsag beach party to say  fexewell to David Lucken, wh0  has   been transferred to   the  BansTSon  City branch iof  the  Bsstk of Montreal! A  permit  &a*�� been obtained for a beach  GERRY'S  Repair Shop  "SSb$es The   New   One-Man  ���PIONEER J-A"  I. E. L Power Saw  J2BAVEY DUTY REPAIRS  WELDING  STANDARD  GAS AND OIL  TIRES - EATTERIFS  ACCESSORIES  Kleindale  fire near the Harry Lue&en  home. Refreshments and a  Lsjng-^ong made it an .evening  of  pleasant  memory-  Mrs. Morence Turner has returned to her home here after  .several months ha California  and West Vancouver.  Don Motzer is spending a  few days here, with his family  after some weeks in Kitimat.  He expects to be leaving for  the Peace River on construction work shortly.  Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Sharpe  and son Gordon, with guest  Fred Neimi, have spent a week  at their summer home  Mr. and Mrs. Clare Sadler  called on Wilson Creek: T^riends  while guests at the Fred Murphy home at West Porpoise  Bay.  erHarbour  BY JUDITH FLSTCHElt  All news items from the  various parts of Pender  Harbour can be turned  in to Mrs. Judith Fletcher at Garden Bay who  is the Coast News district  corresponent.' Items can  also be sent direct to  The Coast News.  ENJOYED SUNSHINE  Mrs. I. Rose with son David  from Vancouver, visited Mrs.  Lumsden for a few days, and  enjoyed the sunshine, her only  regret being that she could not  stay longer.  Enquire about our new  Outboard Motor  and Boat Coverage  We can't insure  a caftcb.  but. a ��� .  We Can insure your Boat  and MMor  N. Richard McKibbin  INSURANCE  Phone 42 Gibsons B.C.  -;-.'.  ' HADDOCK'S  BOAT RENTALS  I  I  MADEIRA PARK  l  I  I  S.S. Wilkie is back in Pen^  der Harbour after two . years  with the B.C. Forest Service  in Powell River. ���'"���*���:  .W.< Silvis, of Nanaimo, was  a visitor to the Harbour.        y  Mrs. Claude Cummings and7  son, of Gunboat Bay, have  returned from Vancouver.   .V.  N. Bryndelson, of Vancouver, a pioneer, of Pender  Harbour, is spending a few  days renewing acquaintances.^  Mr. and Mrs. Carter Leer  and. daughter, of Tacoma,1;  spent Sunday in Pender Har^  bour then left for a cruise to;  Alaska.  Rev. Canon Green of the";  Columbia Coast Mission spent-  Sunday at  Garden Bay.  Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Skip-7  per   and family, of the Fisheries Patrol spent several days  in Vancouver. *  Miss Marcia McCabe, of Tacoma, visited Irvine's Landing.     - :  Mr. and Mrs. Ted Bryde of  Egmont, spent the week-end at  Garden Bay Lodge. ��� ..�����  The  yacht    Monitor    from,  Portland, Oregon, with a party;  of six,  was   in   the  Harbour  for two days during the week.  Miss Kitty Collins of Gar-'  den Bay, is spending a few-,  weeks with her sister, Mrs.,  Hill, in West Vancouver.   ,.--.,?  N.   Burnham  of Spokane,  Wash. was_ a visitor last week.  Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Johnson of Auburn, Wash., have  spent the past week at Irvine's Landing and are enjoying  the fishing.  Mr. and Mrs. .H W. Mc-  Curdy, of Seattle, and a  party of friends were aboard  the motor yacht, " Blue Peter'*  which arrived in Pender Harbour Saturday after spending  a day of fishing they left for  a cruise up Jervis Inlet.  The yacht, "Thunderbird"  with Mr. and Mrs. Kline Hill-  man and party of Seattle, was  another boat that spent a few-  days in the Harbour last week  then left for a cruise north.  An enjoyable dance was  held in the Madeira Park Com?  munity Hall June 22 in honor of the graduation class, of  the Pender Harbour High  School. This is the first graduation party ever held in this  area. Music was furnished by  the Pender Harbour Orchestra. This year's class consisted of. four graduates,  namely, Miss Doris Collins,  Miss Carol. Malcom, Williaip.  Klein and Joseph Lee.  The yacht, "Olympic Scout",  with Mr. and Mrs. Matthew  Rogers and party were here  for two days last week. 7  Mr. and Mrs. Herb Cates  of New Westminster,' were  weekend guests of Mr.. and  Mrs. Lloyd Davis of Garden  Bay Lodge. Mrs. Cates is the  former Barbara Sparling, a  sister of Mrs. Lloydi Davis.  About 30 boats of the Pender Harbour fishing fleet  have sailed for various inlets  in the North to take part in the  sockeye run. .  A scholarship fund is to foe  aided by the proceeds from a  garden party, July 5, held by  the Headlands Service Club, at  the. home of Mrs. W. Davies  in the Headlands, There will  be a sale of home cooking and  needlework in conjunction  with the party, according to  plans laid at the June .13 meeting of the club'.   .;   .  This scholarship  fund  will  aid a student in nursing wh��  graduates from Elphinstone  high school. The servicedcltih  wall meet next on June 27, at  Mrs. Roth's home.  LOST GIRL RETURNS  Bett^-Salter was at home hi  Selma Park for a few days  last week, coming down with  her parents from Prince  George, Betty, according to  Mrs. Salter, will live in Vancouver for a time, with ner  father who  is  working there.  m*tfrtiu��*M&i%*dnm'wimmim  TIMBER  N TED  re Cruise and Estimate  and PAY CASH on Signing  the Contract  SUCRE LUMBER CO.  SAW MILLS  Phone 151 Gibsons  t <  Itt���H!  r"*"*-TfcM��������  i  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES, LTD.  and its employees wish our visitors a  HAPPY DOMINION DAY WEEK-END  (DRIVE SAFELY)  Sechelt news items  ���j .���  Boats - Tackle - Live Bait   j  GAMP SITES AVAILABLE m  Waighing-in Station for "Province" Derby I  _    Ffexme 122 . ^ Pender Harbour   ���  HE mSKnm/mWD^ aWaWamW^X aWtam^^MaWmm^  SUNDAY  HOURS  Monday, July 2  AT  Constable and Mrs. W. Ayl-- and on returning reported a  ward of Victoria, who were*' wonderful time. Past Noble  stationed here some years ago, *'" Grand, Evelyn Begg, Noble  revisited Sechelt recently/'';*? Grand Irene Lowden, and Vice  They. saw  great    changes in  Open 12 Noon to 8 p.  3FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE:  We are authorized agents for B. C. Telephones  Ycu may pay your phone bills here"  DROP IN FOR A MILK SHAKE  COFFEE AND SANDWICHES  y*  .���so  B������������������ y^x, . ���.<���;;;���;;��� ������;,;��� A;A- A^Ay-' ���  ittsburdh  ��::.�� !-��.-:'.:.jK.:��.-.:.::-,'--...-..ii-.:,;-.--,,L;: j;.':.-.  ;,Wm. .     "..;  SUNPROOF  GALLON  MILDEW AND  self-  >viMSEi  mi RESISTANT      CLEANING  WSmne -3  Sechelt  the place, since the days when ? ���  the constable was in the local-  detachment,  and y his; wife Tin 7  the Sechelt' post o&ice. '���������' -Bob'}��  -Aylward, their' sonyvwho wehf1'-''  to school here, is how an announcer    over   radio   station.  CJVI, Victoria.  '*.*���*  Mr. and    Mrs. J".     Murphy  ���  have the M. C. Sadler family\ .;  as guests, and John Boyko, aU  ,  of Golden. \ -y  Names omitted from the ac- 77  count of the Father's day din- ;  ner last week  were  those of  Mrs.  Dilworth    and Mrs.. P.  Tyson. -  Ribert Kent* for years the  manager of the Union Store ,  in Sechelt, has gone to: Bowen  Island to the company store.  Mrs. Kent and son Braden have  gone also for a few days visit.  Mrs. Harold . Pearson has  been confined to bed for a  time  after  a" spell] of  illness,   y  .    H.B. and Mrs. Gordon have  ��  their   young  son  John  home ���/''���  from school in Vancouver.  A  surprise  party  in  honor  of Mrs. Betty Billingsley was  held    at Mr. and  Mrs.    Bert  Sim's home.  Members of last   <  year's P.T.A. were present to  bid Mrs.  Billingsley farewell,  y  She was    presented     with   a  brooch. Mr. and Mrs. Q. Russel  ^  Mr.  and Mrs.   H.    Stockwell,   *  Mrs Caldwell, Mrs. D.  Smith,   ;  and Mrs. French were guests.  Games    were   enjoyed,     and   ���  prizes won by Mrs. French and  Mrs. Caldwell.  Officers of the Arbutus  Lodge of the Rebekahs went  to the assembly at Chilliwack  Double event y  A 'joint birthday party was  ���held June 22 at the home of  Mrs. Bill Morrison in Sechelt '���'���  in honour of heirhusband and  ' sister-in-law, Mrs. Rose Morrison. The occasion was a complete surprise to both members of the family.  A tiered cake, made and  decorated beautifully by Mrs.  Vera Butler, Wilson Creek,  centered the table with candles  glowing. After singing "Happy Birthday" the 20 guests  danced^, and enjoyed the refreshments later. The double  lot of birthday presents were  dispayed by tlie guests of honour. ���-���.. . ���  Grand, Queenie Lawrence attended.  JOHN J; DUNKIN  Doctor of Optometry  'j* 906 TBirks; Building  VANCOUVER, B>q.  Choose Early for  Best Selection of  JULY SPORT 1TOGS!  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ANNOUNCEMENT  LOCi  Meals, Ice Cream  Frozen Foods  Wholesale & Retail  1st JULY SPECSALS;  Thurs.     Fri.   Sat.  FROZEN FRUIT JUICES  Buy 6 tins * of any kind  Orange. Blended, Lemon,  , Pink 'Lem.bna.dei Grape,  Grapefruit, at our LOW,  "    REGULAR. PRICES  knd Shis Tuppfcr Ware Quart  Shaker is yours for only 79c  Save 35c on this Special  ��� Leg Of  SPRING LAMB  S  75c lb.  7  First Of July Special  WEINEKS  y F*rst Of July Special  3 lbs. $1  WATER MELON  Half or Whole  First Of July Special  9c lb.  ICE BAIT  FROZEN FOODS  Buy ��� ypurFreezer Packs  '7^;at'Wiioiesale^.;' ' ��  No. 1   Sechelt  No. 1  BE  .CLEARLY  'INFORMED  1  &  July  2nd  10:15pm  The Honourable  R. W. Bonner, Q.C.  Attorney-General  British Columbia  WILL BRING  TO YOU AN  IMPORTANT  MESSAGE  FROM YOUR  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  SOCIAL CREDIT  ������     GOVERNMENT  SOCIAL CREDIT  Keeps  YOU   Informed  British  Columbia  Social Credit League  Anyone interested, in scale  model making as a hobby,  either working models or  static, and have built or are  building models at present  time, and would like to see  a club in this area and are  willing t 6 form a nucleous  of  such club    please contact  Box 448 Coast News. '  All classes of typing expertly  done, many years experience.  Phone Sechelt 31F ".'"  PERSONAL-/ '.          Do you weigh a little,/., too  much? Would you like to slim  down without dieting7 or  "drugs? " Try "TAFON", an  effective mechanical means  of removing hunger pangs. As-  advertised on TV, "TAFON"  is now available at LANG'S  DRUGSTORES, GIBSONS and  SECHELT. tfn  "Widower, sincere, non-drinker, small means, small home,  .wishes to contact lcnely widr  ow or single woman 35-45 in- .  . terested in quiet' home life.  Replies confidential. Snap appreciated and returnable. Box  444 Coast News.  Halfmoon Bay  BY PAT WELSH  The palatial yacht Hildur,  RCYC, who's hom'e port is  Toronto, put into Halfmoon  Bay over the weekend/ She  sailed down the Atlantic coast  . through the Panama Canal,  enroute to Alaska.  Harold Merrilees andi Mr.  Nelson Darling left Vancouver  in Mr. Darling's boat Friday  evening bound for Redroofs.  They ran into heavy seas and  had to put into Gibsons, from  which point they taxied to  Redrooffs, they picked up the  boat on Sunday and brought  her to her home port.  Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Simp-'  son are back at their summer  home after an interesting  three weeks in the eastern US  they flew to Cleveland,. then  motored to Virginia to visit  Mrs. Simpson's mother, Dr.  B.E. Maldon. They also visited Kentucky and Washington,  < Mrs. Jack Havtfkes of London England, and Iter daughter  ���Mr^yHari^'7Woodsy, of Cochrane Alta., have! been the  house guests of the Charles  Tinkleys for the past week.  ��� Another visitor to the Sunshine Coast is Mrs. M. TBui-  len of Dawson Creek, who will  Tbe spending the next week  with Mrs. A. Hanley and Mr.  Julius Sather.  At .the Tom Barrows cottage Mrs. Smith and her son  are weekend guests.  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  SECHELT   INSURANCE  AGENCIES  Heal Estate,  Property Management,  ''"���'ii*tii-,%<   Insurance,  Oflice bhone 22F  7        T.E. DUFFY. Agent  Residence 31Q  I. MACKAY, Salesman.  Residence  70F  TOTEM FLASHES  FOR SALE  H.B. GORDON   AGENCIES  Sechelt  REAL   ESTATE  and   INSURANCE  Phone  53  ,         Evenings and  .  Holidays 115  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Realty, Gibsons.  tfn  WANTED TO RENT  One  room  cottage.   Beautiful  location, partly furnished.  C.P. Ballentine. Gibsons.   -.  wante5"to"^ent -������������  As of Sept. or sooner, fair sized house, preferably with acreage or small farm property,  with good house. Furnished or  unfurnished, electricity and  water, near tranportatioh. Box  447, Coast News, Gibsons. '  July 1 to 15, 2 room cottage  on 7 waterfront,7 accommodate  2 only. Completely furnished  bring linen only.' Phone Gibsons 8 F, or write Jordan, Gow-  er Point,  Gibsons.    /  wanted' to~buy  New duplex right here at Gibsons, close in, paved road.  This is a real buy, good investment property, let us show  you this beautifully finished  building. .*-,..,--...  Come in and ask about the new  home which is under construction at Hopkins Landing, tlie  best in view property;     full.:  price only $2665.  54 foot lots at Hopkins, these  are a steal at $300, $80 down  $15 per month.  15 acres good soil,  stream ��n  it, also 2 room house  , fruit  trees, best buy  in area,    full  pice only $2750 cash.  Always *a better buy at  TOTEM REALTY  Gibsons B.C7 ^  FOR SAL5  Good road gravel at 10c yard.  Enquire for other grades, no  amount too small or to<> large.  Phone Gibsons 120M or call at -  Mai Macmillan. Main Rd, Hopkins.  3 Sheep, 1 ram, 1 ewe lamb.  $?S. Phone 180Y, Gibsons.  ""SERVICE FUELS  Ran Vernon    ,  R.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 Tranks, Socks, Caps  and   Accessories.  MARINE MEN'S WEAR  GIBSONS  1954 Chev 4-door sedan, a  good family car, in good shape  cash if I can get $1300.. Terms  $1400 with half cash. Box 446,  Coast News, Gibsons.  xxr^r+^a���^r~^��Q   ^11  twa*    Three large lots 50 x 279 on  Wanted, oil range, will trade    0 ��� v ^ ����� i~     "   '-���:*���        '-   \  Sechelt Highway, five minutes  from 'Post  office,  exceptional  view,. cleared. Phone Gibsons  modern coal or wood range, or  buy, write Mrs. J. W. MOore,  Grantham's Landing, B.C. .'���'���  ~A~Spinning jWheel in good  working order. Small sizie  MSrs. A. Winn .Phone 116 T  Gibsons.         ��� ���   ���  WATCH REPAIRS  133 after 6 p,m,  White enamel, wood,., and coal  stove, hot water jacket. In  very good condition. Price  $40. G. Bloor, Lower . road,  Roberts Creek.  Watch, and Jewelry Repairs llBuntings and Flags for Dom-  Marine  Men's Wear.    Agents :i inion^Day;   decorations,  fori  W,*dBt.*'i Gr a-s's'i^e. HFast ^Thriftee Stores: Gibsons.��� .r.v-w. ���  reliable service.  7.; y.   Xa ':-!  -tfn  For Guaranteed Watch and  Jewelry Repairs, See Chris's  Jewelers, Sefchelt.. Werk  done  .b^yth.e;-;.premiseSiJ''7::ri::7/.:7..-7  tfn  PROPERTY FOR SALE      ;  Beach property, 1000 ft.  waterfrontage, 101 acres land  half million feet timber, year  round stream, comfortable  home, furnished, beach cottage , 2 small bunkhouses,  tool shed, float, garden, fruit  trees, motor boats, bargain  only $16,000. Totem Realty,  Gibsons.  yServel kerosine ��� fridge,    8 cu.  /ft. A. Higginson Sechelt.  25~by 8 V bottom cruiser in  perfect condition. Phone Gibsons Boat Works, 111X  Gibsons.  Used Beatty .washer, Al  condition. Phone Gibsons 39.  NOTICE  TOWING AND   FREIGHTING  W. Nygren, Gibsons 13   tfn  WORK WANTED  Spray and brush painting;  also paperhanging. J, Melhus.  Phone  Gibsons   33.   ��� tfn  Sechelt IMotor Transport  ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL BUS SERVICE  EFFECTIVE JUNE 28, 1956  NORTH BOUND  Leaving Sechelt "Daily  Lv.      Sechelt  Lv.      Madeira  Lv.      Earle Cove  Ar.       Powell River  p.m.  8:05  8:55  9:35  11:30  NORTH BOUND  Fridays and Sundays  Lv. Sechelt  Lv. Madeira  Lv.      Earle Cove  Ar.      Powell "River  p.m.  2:45  3:40  4:15  6:10  SOUTH BOUND  SOUTH BC  Lv.  Powell River  8:45 a,m,  Lv.  Powell River  Lv.  Earle Cove  10:50 a,m.  Lv.  Eare Cove  Lv.  Madeira  11:15 a.m.  Lv.  Madeira  Lv.  Sechelt  12:00 noon  LV.  Sechelt  Lv.  Gibsons  1:05 p.m.  Lv.  Gibsons  Ar.  Vancouver  2:50 p.m.  '   Ar.  Vancouver  4:50 p.m.  6:50 p.m.  7:15 p,m,  8:20  p.m.  9:05 p.m.  10:50 p.m.  Young cow for sale. Good  milker, due to calve in Nov.  Reasonable.    Phone    Gibsons  175 W; _____  3 room house on skids for  sale cheap. Box 385,  Secheltl  B.C.        -     ���      ���������  Fresh  and   fresh-frozen salmon,  Red! 35c,  white 30c   lb.  Whole fish, no delivery.  Anderson, Porpoise Bay Road  Phone Sechelt 122.   Oil stove, Cyclos burner, good  ���condition,  Reasonable.   Phone  REFRIGERATION  SALES and SERVICE  Commercial -���Domestic  25 Years' Experience  A. M. CAMPBELL  SECHELT 83Q        _  LAURIE SPECK  These schedules may be seen at the Bus  Depots at Sechelt, Powell River, Gibsons  and Vancouver.  Any objections may. be filed with the  Public Utilities Commission, Motor Carriers  Branch,  1740  West   Georgia,    Vancouver,  CECIL  C. LAWRENCE ��� SECHELT  Gibsons' 115G  SECHELT 5VIOT0R  SECHELT, B.C.  June 28,   1956  DIRECTORY  HILL'S  MACHINE    SHOP  Mobilised Welding  Welding Any where ��� Anytime  Expert   Tradesmen  Precision   Machinists  Phone 54     '     Residence 153  LIFE INSURANCE  Continental  Life  Insurance Company  LCRNE BLAIN, Agent  Box 188             Phone 82G    Gibsons .  TELEVISION    ���  SALES AND SERVICE  Fast work - Guaranteed  10% Down - Easy Terms  RICHTER'S RADIO ��� T-V  - Phone 6 Sechelt     -  NOTARY PUBLIC  Legal  Documents   promptly  attended 10  W.J.   (Jack)  Mayne.  Phone 24.  _ Sechelt B.C.  WIRING  Commercial & Residential  Electric  Space Heating  Anywhere on the Peninsula  PARKER and SIM  ,  ELECTRIC  Parker's  Hardware  Sechelt 51 ���- 130 Evenings  PENINSULA    CLEANERS  Cleaners for the  Secheli  Peninsula  Phone:  Gibsons 100  GIBSONS BOAT WORKS  Boat Builders & Repairers  Phone Gibson*  11IX  MARSHALL'S PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  -' "Pbtfae^Qibsonr134V ItW^or 33  TRACTOR- WORK  Clearing, Grading, Excavating.  D6  Bulldozing  Clearing Teeth  ARCHES  FOR   RENT  A. E.  Ritchey  Phone Gibsons 176  O 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 Secheli  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating '  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized  GE  Dealer  Radios, Appliances. TV Service  GIBSONS "  BUILDING    SUPPLIES  LTD.  "WE   CARRY   THE   STOCK"  Phone Gibsons S3  FLOWERS  GIBSONS   FLORIST  Corsages - Weddings  Funeral  Designs  Plants  Flowers by Wire  Carole Brakstad  Phone 109M - Gibsons  B.L.   COPE  Auditor  and Accountant  Fifty Years' Experience.  Roberts Creek, B.C.  Phone, Gibscois 22C  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  LET US  HELP  YOU  PLAN NOW  For  your  Construction  Needs  All types of  BUILDING or ALTERATIONS  and  LIGHT GRADING  Smith & Peterson Construction  Ltd.  Phcne 23, 85 or 90Q, Gibsons  HEATING  & SHEET METAL  Gibsons  149  "~       PENINSULA  ACCOUOTING SERVICE  All Tf pes of Accounting  Problems Expertly Attended  Village Enterprises Bldg.  Sechelt '���  Office Open 9 a.m.���5 p.m*  Daily  Phone Sechelt. 98F  PLUMBING  Macleod's Plumbing  and Hot-Water Heating  2 Qualified Plumbers  Service Anywhere  Fairbanks- Morse Pumps  and Pressure Systems  Wilson  Creek  Phone Sechelt 20M  BECK & DAVIS  ELECTRICAL  CONTRACTORS  Residential Wiring & Repairs  Electrical Keating  Installed  Anywhere on the Peninsula  Repairs to  AH  electrical. Appliances  Free Estimates  Gladly  Given  Phone  Sechelt  69W  Church Services  ANGLICAN  July 1st.  1956  5th Sunday after Trinity  St. Bartholomew's.    Gibsons  11.00 a^m. Choral Communion  St. Hilda's   Sechelt  . 1.45 p.m. Evensong  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  3.15 p.m. Evensong  Port Mellon t  Community Church 't  7.30 p.m. Evensong      * ;  UNITED  ...    Gibsons  Public  Worship,   11.00 a.m.  Roberts Creek, 2 p.m.  Wilson Creek'"''  Public Worship, 3.30 pjm.  ST. VINCENTS ,'  Holy Family, Sechelt,   ��|fetn.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, lO.30ya}ml  Port Mellon,  first* Sunday <>f  - ^-eachntnonth at~3:l-v35 -arlfrv ~  Bethal   Baptist  Church  11:15 A.M., Worship Secvice  7:30  P.M.,  Wed.,  PraySr  2 P.M., 1st Thurs., in Month  Mission Circle  PENTECOSTAL   ,-  11 a.m. Devotional  7.30     Evening  Service  Tuesday night 7.30  8 p.m. Friday night  Pender Harbour Tabernacle  12:00 a.m. Morning  Service,  . 7:30 p,m, Wednesday     Prayer Meeting.  THE  DATE PAD  June 29 - Scouts Opc;n House,  Roberts Creek, Refreshments.  June 29: Grantham's Landing,  Bingo,   8  p.m.  June 30:. Dance at  Port- Mel-  ���   Ion Comm. Centre.  July 2:    Dominion Day   Celebration    and    Sports    Day.  Port Mellon.  July 5 - Gibsons Headlands  service  club  garden  party   at  home of Mrs. W. Davis.  July 6: 2 to 5 , OES Tea, home  cooking, R. Cumming home,  Beach  Ave,  Roberts  Creek.  July 7:     Gibsons,    Kinsmen's  President's Ball, School hall  Local Kinsmen have1 tickets.  July 10:   Monthly   meeting  of  Roberts Creek Improvement  Association,  Legion   hall  at  8:00 p.m.  July 17: Wilson Creek United  church   garden  tea   at  the  home  of Rev.     H.    Bevan,  2:30 p,m,. If raining will be  held in Community hall.  July 21: Roberts Creek    PTA  Dance,   Community  Hall   at  Roberts Creek, 9:30 p.m.  July 27: St. Aidan's Garden  party, tea and bazaar at the  garden of Mrs. Long, 2 p,m,  This Weeks Special  Smiths  Cove-  near     Hopkins-  nice   beach-    Qucnset . House  furnished-  two  lots   oh  beach  cash price only $2650.  Harold Wilson  Totem  Realty  Phone   Gibsons   44  evenings  147 ; l\es"  FRIENDS IN DISGUISE  Few enjoy criticism; most  dislike it. Even intelligent and  "otherwise well-balanced' people  can be depressed or exaperated  by it. The poet Tennyson could  be made ill by unfavorable reviews of his poetry, and the  early death of Keats has been  attributed to a bitter attack on  his poetry. The Danish artist  Dore was  another  genius who  resented censure of any kind.  *    *    *  ��� Those of us who are ordinary  folk often act in much the same  way. We become suspicious of  the critics and feel like telling  them to mind their own business. We think the criticism is  personal and wonder why we  have been singled out for attacks.  This isn't true; everybody has  critics and a realization of this  fact ought to make us feel a  little���a good deal���more comfortable. The person who doesn't 'get some, criticism hasn't  been born. So, cheer up, you're  in good company.     '  The Apostle Paul was loved by  the Galacian Christians; as we  would say: "They would give  their eye teeth, for him." But  he felt it his duty to correct  some abuses among them and  instantly they showed resentment. He wrote probably more  in sorrow than in anger: "Am I  your enemy because I tell you  the truth?"  ���    *    *  In Louis Fischer's "Life of  Mahatma Gandhi," he says that  one source of Gandhi's strength  was he did not resent criticism',  indeed he welcomed it. He used  to say: "My critics are friends  in disguise. They do me a service for they force ..me to examine myself."   .      ',,.'���'  BY  PHYLLIS  M.   HODGSON  -Miss Ann Bridgeman of Vancouver is holidaying with the  George Webbs.  ' "Mrs. Sorensen has returned  from a visit to her son and family in Kamloops?.  Mrs. Rousell of Moose Jaw is  spending the summer with her  daughter, Mrs. C Robinson and  family.  ' *  *  *  A 'group of Boy Scouts accompanied by Scout Master Ed  Feidler, and a group of boys of  DeMoly accompanied by Mr.  Garlick, recently visited Port  Mellon. They were taken, on a  tour through the mill, then to  the elementary school where  they enjoyed dinner served by  the P.M. group. \  ��� Guest at the Tyson home was  Miss .Joy. Elliott, who came  from Vancouver to attend  Sharon's graduation.  Mr. and Mrs. Clare Chamberlin have returned from Kam-  loops where they visited their  daughter,  Mrs.  Trethewey and  family.  . * . * *  Mr. and Mrs. Ray Whiting  have bought the Matthew  home in" Headlands and are  now settling in it.  On Sunday, June 17, members of St. Bartholomews  choir attended Port Mellon  church service at which special  music was enjoyed. *  Lieut. R. G. Paquette of FOrt  Lewis,   Wiash.,   the nephew   of  Halfmoon Bay  BY PAT WELSH  An old-time resident of the  Halfmoon Bay area died in  Vancouver recently. For many  years he had resided in his '  cabin at the top of the Halfmoon Bay hill beside the gold  mine which he believed would  one day be in operation and  yield him a fortune.  He leaves two sons, William  and Raymond, of Vancouver,  one daughter, Mrs. H. Crimp  of West Vancouver, and eight  grandchildren.  Rev. G. Turpin, DD, conducted the funeral service from the  Mount Pleasant Chapel, Kings-  way, on June 15. Burial was  made in Mountain View Cemetery.  old time residents of this.area.  Mr. and Mrs. Roy Doyle are  *    *    *  receiving congratulations on the  birth of a daughter at St. Mary's  Hospital, Garden Bay, June 10,  a sister for Paddy and Robbie.  Recent visitors to Redroofs  were Mr. and Mrs. Desmond  Welsh and son Shane, who will  spend the summer months with  his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.  Paddy Welsh.  Weekenders at their summer  homes have been Mr. and Mrs.  Bert Anderson, and guests, Mr.  and Mrs. S. Cromie and Guests,  Mr. and Mrs. W. Dix and family, Miss Pat and Marilyn Cooper, Mr. and Mrs. Piper, Mr.  and Mrs. Greenall and Eric and  Bob White.  When you shop say you saw  it in The Coast News.  Mr. sEnd-Mrs. Mel Usher,-was a  weekend" guest at their home.  Lieut. Paquette -attended the  graduation exercises here, and  says the ceremony was equal to  any of comparative size he has  seen in the States.  ���   *   ���  Mr. and Mrs< J. Warwick enjoyed a visit from her daughter  and family, their other daughter, Belle, of Vancouver, joining them for the weekend.  Mrs. Joy'attended the graduation of her grand-daughter,  Marland, in Vancouver.  A happy reunion occurred at  Lissiland, when Mrs. H. El-  combe arrived ��� from Harrow,  England, to visit her brother,  Mr. S. Butler. This was the  first meeting between brother  and sister in 44 years. With  only a month's holiday, Mrs. El-  combe is travelling by air. Even  the weather " man co-operated  in the welcome, the grey skies  of the previous two 'weeks gave  way to sunshine showing the  beauty of the scenery. Mrs.  Elcombe claims^Hpw.e Sound to  be one of the.mdst beautiful  spots in all.her travels.  Group Capt. and Mrs. E. A.  McNab and- son Gordon spent  the weekend with Mrs. Mc-  Nab's    mother,    Mrs.    A.   . H.  Huycke.       .  ���     ��     *  Mrs. Corlett was named convener of transportation for the  W.I. picnic at Peace Arch, July  13. She reports . space still  available for members and  friends wishing to attend.  Mrs.     Mainwaring     was     in  Vancouver to attend the funeral  of Mrs. Sibson. Returning home  with  her for  a  few ; days  rest  ��� was- Mrs.  Frank Sibson.  Mr. and Mrs. Dave Donaldson  ,are back from a  week in .the  city.  Mrs.. M. Henning *is visiting  from Ontario- and is the guest  of her aunt, Mrs. Alice Chapman.  Mr. Harold Wilson was a  business visitor to Victoria.  Mrs. Wilson and grandson David accompanied him.  Mrs. Rennie, who once resided in Granthams but now of ���  Scotland, is on a three-month  holiday visiting old friends and  familiar places. She.is the guest  of Mrs. J. G. Workman of  "Charlford" Granthams.  Mrs. Grattan's two sons, Kenneth from Kitimat and Stanley  and his wife from Vancouver  were home for a short visit.  Rev. and Mrs. ��. F. Kemp  were in Vancouver to attend  the Vancouver Presbytery in  Vancouver Heights United  church.  The Paul Mountains with  their four children from Yak-  ama, Wash., are visiting Mrs.  Frank Bushfield.  Mr. and Mrs. George* Hopkins  were visittors  to  Seattle.  .Mrs. R. Macnicol enjoyed a  holiday in town while Mr. Macnicol attended the Canadian  Legion conventioon. Returning  home with her for a week's  holiday was her son Robert and  family.  Miss Pan Rushberry and sisters, were guests at the Lome  Blain Home.  He knew it was utterly foolish* to fly into a fit of temper  when he was criticised. Repeat-;  edly this little man-r-who wasfa;  very big man���thanked others  for calling attention to his  weaknesses. He examined carefully wha.t they said, then asked himself how much of it was  true. Few of us are big enough  to do that. 7 Giving advice, they  say, is an art. So is taking ad-j-.  vice arid.it is more difficult.     '  Many years ago there was,a  boy named - William Paley  studying at Cambridge Univer-.  sity in England. He had a lot  of natural ability; it was fairly  easy for him to master even  difficult subjects; but with it  all he seemed indifferent, almost lazy. He spent most of  his time in idleness fand seemed  to be out for a good time and  nothing more. He was wasting  his time. =-  ���    *    ���  One day after being at a party  the previous evening, he was  tired and listless. He didn't  want to open a book or apply  himself to anything. A friend  of his saw how weary, he was  and knew the reason. He said  to Paley: "William, you are a  fool to waste your time like this.  There isn't a smarter. boy in  the college, but you are not trying to do anything worth while.  I wish I had half your ability;  I would go places. Although T  am your friend, I shall renounce  your friendship unless you stop  WMHMNMMHHnHMH)HMMaMaH_M__anMMI  For Guarenteed  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs  CHRIS'S JEWELERS  Work  done  on   the  Premises  Phoiie 96 Sechelt  this idleness and do something."  The words sank deep into  Paley's mind. He knew they  were true. He could think of  weeks and weeks of sheer indolence while he sp^nt his eve-,  nings at parties which left him  sick and tired." The next day  he began to apply himself to  his studies; Frofri that -time  he never wavered in his resolution to work. He rose 'every  morning at five arid often worked till nine at night. His industry was unconquerable; and  although there was a good deal  of competition in that college,  at the end pf the year he stood  first.  *    *    *  .Many years afterwards he  wrote many important books.  He was one of the most distinguished scholars of his day and  had great influence throughout  the world. Some of his writings  became text-books at Cambridge���the very, place where  once he. had wasted so much"  time. He said that he owed  nearly everything to the good  friend who had the courage to  give him a scolding, otherwise  he might never have waked up.  Paley and Gandhi lived in  different countries arid different centuries but they had this  in common ��� they could take  advice and profit by it. Where  smaller men would have "flown  off the handle," they looked on  criticism as a stepping-stone to  character.  Our quotation today is by W.  L. Watkinson: "Precious is the  discipline of. the disagreeable."  6    Coast News, June 28, 1956  )     !.x.  i    f;? . ��� in* cr:.:.  ,r-ysiM  ing Supplies  FOR  SAND  GRAVEL  ;GER��ENT,yyry  ROAD GRAVEL  CEMENT MIXERS AVAILABLE  Phone 60 Q, Sechelt  TT '<*'"? <y (������.  General Tires  COMING SOON  TO  PENINSULA  LOGGING SUPPLY, LTD.  Wtiteh for Details  PHONE tl SECHELT  ���..v%M��&r:''^  V>.vy. .v.*!��^v  'SvKw-j  At a Price that'll open  Adreamboat���that's what they're  calling this ^stunning Buick  SPECIAL.   And in all truth, it is a  sight for starry eyes. ,  But, if you think that owning a Buick  is just something to dream about,  here's some happy news.  Eye-catching, sight-catching as it is,  this beauty is built for stirring action  ���and priced the same way.  1 o sum it up quickly:  For only a few dollars more than you'd-  pay for the well-known smaller cars���  for even less than some' models of  those very same cars���you get all the  big-car power and performance, the  pace and the grace that are Buick  for 1956. "       *  It's the taste and distinction of Buick  styling. It's the walloping thrill of  Buick power, surging from the new  322-cubic-inch VS. engine.  Enjoy 4-Season Comfort in your new Buick wHh genuine  FRIGIDAIRE  CONDITIONING  It's the level buoyancy of Buick's  ride, the iinger-tip ease o�� its handling, the sheer luxury of its interior  comfort and roominess.  Here, too, if you want it, is Buick's  advanced new Variable Pitch Dynaflow.* With blazing getaway and  amazing gas economy, it's the last  and thriftiest word in modern  transmissions*  How about finding out for yourself  what a bargain this Buick SPECIAL  is ? What a joy to command, what a  sweetheart to drive. Come in this  week���we'll be looking for you, to  make your dreams come true.  *JVeu> Advanced Variable Pilch Dynaflow s the  only Dynajlotv Buick builds today, ft is standard  on Road-master, Svjier and Century ��� optional  at modest extra cost oh the Special.  A GENERAL MOTORS VALUE  , *m " f  i , aV8 enaine�� .  ~~ " : .������,i Precision- -  I n��.����ie Frame cma * iom  7 r��-co�� *P**,n0 ;Lin6~w��h *otee of.-  FosMon t-oiw   "" k�� */��h CenW"  Gr0��Ir          ..UpOoiKW.���-        ���  %\ SofeirA,mn     i     _,_-  '^A    '  '      ,ni ii"*.-.- " A^"  ���\i.ii .!,.... "j^....^iK**-*'*^"'"  i  m  M-2056C  WHEN BETTER AUTOMOBILES ARE BUILT BUICK WILL BUILD THEM-  PHONE SECHELT 10  THE NAME THAT MEANS A GOOD DEAL  WILSON CREEK B.C. Exhibition of sculpture  ':���''_.������    -.A:    A ������-���-    :^1--;-;"V    *''{*   -cr.--' .    . ���    ..        �����*  5C0TTS SCRAP BOOK  "The first outdoor y&ulpture  exhibition to be held in Vancouver will open at the University of B.C. July 5 and will  continue until the end of the  Summer Session, Aug. 17. The  University " Extension department will be host to some 30  pieces of sculpture representing the work of the local mem  bers of the TSTorth West Institute of Sculpture,  Sir Herbert Read, eminant  art critic, educationalist, poet  and novelist, who is a guest lecturer at the University this  summer, will feive a lecture on  Renaissance of Sculpture in  England after the official opening of the Exhibit, July 5.  I  I  1  I  I  You'll Find New Colors and Styles in  SKIPFOAM SHOES  For Summer Comfort and Smart Good Looks  RUNNING SHOES, SPORTS SHOES  In All Boys' and Girls' Sizes  MEN'S WORK & DRESS SHOES  Phone 25 G  Sechelt  1  I   'wit^o^pES  "OFCEUS ili-lte REflMA &;  :>'iv  <fft ��?��, *ROK"Mt> 'G0H��S, AH��  EA^H rfAS A.OIfFE.Ri.HfUSE.  ^E R0D& PROVIDE  HlAtff VISION AH9 ^E.  C5HES'M��.US��t>'65Et  COLOR. M<D FIHt DftfAJU*  AORHEX)  IMCINQ V/l-ftt  WtM.f 3ROU<5rtr  ��0M��. Bf Ai MEMBER.  '  $L  EXPEOrtlOK 0*.  PASf.  MlKlrfES S��QULt>  YOU BRUSH YOUft  <EfcfK EACR MY  -   ^,  I  ^WtEKlHlWES.  LIMB, ..  A. LM, ARrt,  OB. WIN (4 4t AK  Art I MAU.  LIMB,  A LARCtJ  PRIMARY JJRAtrt  Oft BOUGH O?  frfrg-'.-.i.U'  LIMB.  :.". A4tONQ oft  PtRSOK RE&RDlft  AS A PAfcf Oil  tlHB6?fHt)AW.  Scamp.  fertt  V.   i.  -.-' \ ,A  FOR YOUNG MEN OF SIXTEEN  TheJCanadldn Army Soldier Apprentice Plan offar* you trades training while you learn.  Starting June .1st the Canadian Army will enrol a limited number of physically fit  young men of 16 years of age, with Grade 8 education, and train them as tradesmen in  19 different trades. Trades training will: consist of a two year course starting in September.  When finished the course the Soldier Apprentice serves three years with a regular unit.  This plan provides ���    ' ..     .  Half pay to the age of 17 ��Ktn full pay  30 days paid holiday* a year.  Medical and dental care  e> Travel and adventure  ��� A fsealfhy active outdoor life with sports  ��� Good opportunities for advancement.  Good health doesn't just hap- ; tial for good body building and  maintenance. Thus if a food;  contains these eight (and perhaps others too), it is khowri as  a "complete" protein food. The  animal foods, meat, .fish,,poultry, eggs and milk products, fit  into this category. Qn the other.  hand, a food may be classified  as an "incomplete" protein if it  lacks one or mora of-the eight  Only a limited number can be accepted. Interested applicants must not delay. Mail th*  coupon below or contact your nearest recruiting station.  No. 11 Personnel Depot, 4201 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. ��� Tel. CH. 2111  '       Army Recruiting Station, 547 Seymour Street, Vancouver, B.C. ��� Tel. PA. 6046  Army Recruiting Station, Post Office Bldg., Government and Yates Sts., Victoria, B.C.  Army Recruiting Station, 405 Columbia Street, New Westminster, B.C.  '   ''    . O90W.BC  pen! It's a matter of knowing  how to take care of our bodies  so that they function at top  efficiency.   And what could be  ;more important in. our daily  routine than eating a'well balanced diets. This would, be a  fairly simple matter��� if everyone .knew as much about food  ��� and  nutrition   as   the   experts.  . Without cost or  obligation, please  forward me the  >booielet "The Way  to a Fine Future".  Narna^  S6-6R  They  tell  us  there's  more  to    esseiitial building   parts.     The  cereals and bread���often called  plant foods although they are:  good sources of protein, must  be' classed as "incomplete" because of the number and types'  of amino acids they contain.. If  we listen to the sound advice of  the food experts,   we will in-  Addres��_  City/Town.  Prov.   ��� Te/epnone__ ;      ���  ii '"  Follow The Black Ball Flag!  FASTEST ACROSS THE STRAIT  VANC0UVER-NANAIWI0  FERRIES LEAVE EVERY TWO HOURS ON THE  EVEN HOUR, 6 A. M.-MIDNIGHT,  FROM BOTH HORSESHOE BAY AND NANAIMO  IV. at 6 am, 8,10,12 noon, 2 pm, 4,6,8,10,12 mid.  (Daylight Swing Tim*)  Black Ball Vancouver City ferry terminal is at Horseshoe  Bay, West Vancouver, minutes from downtown: Vancouveic  via Georgia Street, Lions Gate Bridge and West Shore Drive.  Reservations NOT Needed  Passengers���Aufom��fa*7es~rruck* 7 ,  BLACK BALL  mm&mtmasxmm  eating   than.' feed .our   mouths  . and perhaps it's time.we brushed up on a few of the more  ��� easily digestible facts! ...  Q. What foods should be  eaten daily to provide a. balanced diet?  ���  A. It's as easy as counting to  five, according to the food experts., They say there are five  basic food groups which/ are  "musts" if you would.eat well  every day: milk; citrus ahd  other fruits; potatoes and other,  vegetables; bread and whole  grain cereals; arid,.meat, fish or  poultry. In addition, eggs, .  cheese and liver should be included often, and some source  of vitamin D is 'necessary daily  for growing children.  Q. What is protein?  A.,Protein    has    become  an  everyday    item   in    the    food -  world.   But often its real mean-7  ing and function are not clearly 7  understood.   Food scientists ex- -  plain that three main types of .  food  substances   are   used   for  growth,   energy   ahd "maintenance by our bodies.   These are  proteins,    fats    and    carbohydrates.      Fats    and    carbohy-  7 drates are used mainly for heat  and energy.    But proteins  are  rather   complex' building   materials,   made   up   of  different  combinations   of. amino   acids.  Eight amino ��� acids, or parts of  proteins, are known to ,be essen-,  A FLUFFY/ FROTHY  CHOCOLATE BAKED  ALASKA  7 * Anyone! well, almost anyone,  can surprise shower or wedding  guests with an honest-to-good-  riess Baked Alaska by following  this simple recipe:  4 egg Whites  76 tablespoons sugar  Vz teaspoon vanilla     y  One gold cake layer  One quart chocolate ice cream  ��� ��� Beak-egg i Twhrtes - until -stiff,  but  riot 'dry^:    Blend in sugar  and vanilla.    Continue beating  until meringue stands in peaks.  ,77 Place cake layer on a cookie  sheet, or a thick wooden board.  Pile ice cream on cake, leaving.  ;%tinch around rim of the cake  uncovered.     Cover   ice   cream  arid cake closely with meringue.  Place    Alaska,    on    board    or  cookie  sheet,   in   a   hot   oven  (450   F.)   for   approximately   5  minutes, or just until meringue  is set.   Cut and- serve immediately.   Serves 6 to 8.  elude some animal and some  cereal proteiris in our meals  every day.     .  Q. What does the term "enriched" mean?  A. "Enriched", "restored" and  "fortified" are terms used to  describe foods whose food: value  is increased by the addition of  extra food nutrients. Such enrichment programs are carefully planned and controlled by  government regulation. Common foods are chosen to carry  the added nutrients (usually  vitamins and minerals)' since  the   main   purpose   of   enrich-  Coast News, June 28, 1956     7  ment is to provide the majority  . of. Canadians with extra insurance against nutritional, deficiencies. Common examples of  Canadian foods which are enrich or fortified are: iodized  salt, with" extra iodine; irradiated evaporated milk, with extra vitamin D; fortified margarine, with added vitamin A; fortified apple juice, with added  vitamin C; enriched flour, with  extra B vitamins and iron; and,  enriched bread, made from enriched flour with milk solids  added.  PORT MELLON  COMMUNITY    CENTER  SAT. JUNE 30,  9 p.m. to i a.m.  Mellonaires Orchestra  nomtrnmi  <y,o  "AU-NITE"  STEEL  IRONING  TABLE  SS*2S  M&01  Has been judged out-:  standing for its good  design, as based on its  form, function, originality/ good value and  consumer acceptance by  the National industrial  Design Council.  $17 95  3EJ  PLUS  TRADE-IN  ALLOWANCE  STEAM-DRY IRON  BEG.PRICC NIW MORPHY-RICHASDS  (IO rft Uses any tap water.  *!l!?M Automatic. Heat-  controlled (gives more  steam for Heavy fabrics, less for light).  Wfien y$ii Buy A  STAINLESS STEEL WASHER  TWO-TONE  Double tubs, one inside  the other. 6-minute washing action. 4-p��rt ball  bearing mechanism. ��� Indestructible cast iron  safety wringer. 6-year  guarantee. All-white or  colour choice  FINISH  '37��  EXTRA VALUE  $CA  MIMIMOH  JVtl  .TRADE-IK  $87.45  TOTAi  EXTRA  C & S SALES  Phone 3      Sechelt  NO MONEY DOWN ���TERMS TO SUIT YOU��� COM2 IN AND SEE US  JOHNSON, SECHELT  /\  nnounces  H  e  Sole Owner  ���-'   oir-.'-,  of the  Formerly Owned by Jack Nelson & Leo Johnson  austin cars  inIernational trucks  HOME GAS & OILS  HOMELITE & DISSTON  POWER SAWS  r  Automotive & Body Shop, Wrecker Service HOMES MOVED  Porpoise Bay is looking a  little bare with the removal  otf the Chambers and Laycocks  houses to new locations farther along the road toward  Sechelt, dhe to "the power  line  crossing the properties.  8    Coast News, June 28, 1956  GOAT'S MILK  ALWAYS AVAILABLE  30c qt. 16c pt.  Delivered  From  ROBERT'S CREEK  to  HOPKINS LANDING  including1   Gower Point  GEORGE CHARMAN  Phone Gibsons 148M  BY CHUCK  TOMPKINS  The last week saw three  teams in a virtual tie for first  place  in   the   M.P.S.   league.  Port Mellon  edged out  Se-.  chelt 8-6 and took one end of a  double   header   from   Wilson  Creek   8-2 to  make their  record)  6   wins    and    3    losses.  Wilson Creek won a double  header from Sechelt and beat  Pender, then took the first  game of two from Port Mellon  3-2 to make their record 6 wins  against 3 losses.  The Firemen downed the  Merchants 6-3 Friday and won  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  mmmmmmimmmmmmmmmimmmmmmmm  SEA BEAM MOTEL  Mr. and Mrs. R.F. Whitaker wish to announce  that after July 1, Sea Beach Motel will be  under the management of  MR. and MRS. JOHN LOVATT DAVIES.  We wish them every success.  We take this opportunity to say  "Au Revoir, and many thanks" to our m&ny friends.  yMu:xrmmxxxmmyxmmyxmmm:mmxx~mm  THRIFTEE STORES7  SUMMER DRESSES  SPORTSWEAR  BATHING SUITS   ��  Lingerie, Hosiery, Handbags and Accessories  Phone 34 F Gibsons  Every Tuesday  CANADIAN    LEGION  GIBSONS  Sponsored  by the  Veterans  Social  Welfare  NOTICE  There will not be any  WELL BABY CLINICS  the first game of a double  headjer with Pender 8-4. They  lost the second game at Pender  5-1 to post their: record at 5  wins and 4 losses. However  the Firemen have protested  the Pender game as Pender  was using an unsigned; player.  If this protest is upheld by  the league executive the Firemen will also have a 6 and 3  recordi making.it a three way  tie for first place in the league.  The Merchants are next with  a 4 and 4 record, then Pender  with 2 wins, depending on the  ontcome of the. protest. Sechelt  has yet to chalk up their first  win, but I hear .they have a  good club and will be winning  a .few before  long.  The Merchants won a dlouble  header from Sechelt on Sunday and) are going to give Nthe  other clubs lots of trouble before the season is over -they  really hustle. ,  The   crowds   are   still   poor  and in my opinion are missing  " some" good - 'ball as- the league  appears   to  be    mtore   evenly  matched this season.  The Vancouver Mounties  have come to life winning; 8  of their last twelve games,  they could still make my prediction of a first division  finish come true-maybe.  The saying is that the two  teams on top in the major  leagues at the time of the All  Star game (the first part of  July) are the ones that play  in the wtorld series. I say Milwaukee Braves and Chicago  White Sox, but come on you  Cardinals.  What about the high-school  ball field?  Little League  Sechelt 2 0 110 0-4  'Batteries:  H.  August,   F. Joe.  Gibsons 3 0 0 2 12-8  Batteries: ; Tpowden,     Chates  and Wilson. . *  Pender Harbour 0 0(h21 0 - 3  Batteries: , Helmer, Anderson  and Pocjcrant. -  Gibsons 4 1 1 1 1 - 8   >;.. y;  Batteries:      Lowden,     Coates  and Wilson. -       ..^  Next game will be played  Sunday July 1, Gibsons .at  Port Mellon.  Monday, July 2, Wilson  Creek Orioles play Gibsons  Firemen at Kinsmen Parki  BY MRS. M. NEWMAN  St. Aidan's W.A. met on June  19 and made final plans for  the summer sale and tea July  27, rain or shine, at the home  of Mrs. Long. Two guests at  the meeting were former members Mrs. J. Stone and Mrs. ,M.  Curtis, the latter a guest at  the C. F. Haslam home.  Legion L.A. members bade  farewell to Mrs. Predegar at  a party on Juno 22 at the ho|ne  of Mrs. G. Mortimer. From the  auxiliary she received a cup  and saucer and the members  presented her with a necklace  and earring set. The Predegars  will make their home on Vancouver  Island. v:  News of the arrival on June  20 of William Gorden at St.  Paul's Hospital, Vancouver,.is  announced. Parents are Bill  and Elizabeth Ewart. ���;?.  Last minute plans are being  made for the OES Tea and  Sale of home cooking at the  Bob Cumming home, Beach  Ave., Fri., July 6. Bob is painting the garden chair he made  for the door prize and all hands  are putting last touches to  the garden.' Mrs. G. Purvis,  PGM, will open the tea at 2  o'clock, outdoors if the sun  shines, inside if it rains.  Mrs. E. J. Shaw has as her  guest,. tiny Brad Matthews,  while parents John and; Doreen  Matthews are vacationing .for  a few days south of the line.  Miss Sheila Smith visited  Miss Kitty Ripley, New Westminster, over the week end.  On Tuesday, June 19, at 8  a.m., Pender Harbour received  its own automatic telephone  system,.and.that evening almost  60, guest's of the B.C. Telephone  Company from all,narts of the  peninsula gatherf^ at the Pen-  dei*-Harbour cbmmiinity hall to  mark the occasion4y.;'     ~  Culminating7y^i|rs of planning, the new. system improves  present facilities ���)'��� and almost  doubles    the'   number Of sub-  (or mote  From July 1 Sea Beach  Motel will *be taken over by  Sea Beach Motel Company  headed by Mr< John Lovatt  Davies of West Vancouver.  Mr. Davies is an architect,  in private practice in Vancouver, and for the past two  years has been president of  the Architectural Institute of  B.C.  Mr. and Mrs. Davies, who  will manage the motel in  July and August, already  have, many friends on the Peninsula having spent a 'great  deal of time at the home of  Mrs. Davies' parents Mr. and  Mrs. C.F. Haslam of Roberts  Creek.  They are looking forward  to a closer cdnneietion with  the community life of '��� the  Sunshine Coast and propose  to follow the pattern of management set by Mr. and Mrs.  Whitaker. In the fall Mir. and;  Mrs. Haslam will take over  the management of "the motel.  Mr: and Mrs. R.F. Whitaker are leaving Davis Bay to  make their home in Honolulu.  Mr. Whitaker has completed a house at Davis Bay  where Mr. and MrsV Whitaker plan to spend part of  their summers.  scribers served in the exchange.  Preparation for the conversion  ���effected at a cost of more  than $50,000 ��� was finished in  record time ,three months ahead  of schedule.  Feature of the operation  was the elimination of toll stations between Sechelt and Gibsons and on Nelson and Hardy  islands. All subscribers from  Middle Point south now are included in the Sechelt exchange.  Subscribers north of Middle  Point and on Nelson and Hardy  islands are included in" Pender  Harbour exchange.  This automatic system is the  start of an eventual total automatic system for the entire  Sunshine Coastal area.  E. L. Mallett, district com-  i^iercial manager, received the  guests at a reception in Pender  Harbour Community hall in  Madeira park.  ������������������nMaHnnBiiHBaMMnNi  Fox. Guaienteed  Watch arid Jewelry  Repairs  CHRIS'S   JEWELERS  Work  done  on  the  Premises  Phone 96 Sechelt  TEEN DANCE  "l&ie Wilson Creek Teei  Town will hold a dance at the  Wilson Creek Hall Friday,'  June. 29 Girls well be admitted free if they bring sandwiches or cookies.  HASSAN'S  IS THE SPOT FOR  SPORTING  FISHING TACKLE  BOATS  FOR RENT  Motor and Row Boats  NOVELTIES  COSTUME  JEWELERY  FINE    CHINA  Pender Harbour  "Phonfe 3H  This Week s Special  AFRICAN LION  . . 7    ��� ���" ���   r--A'-^ a:X'- 77;^:..."y'77fy,:777.'-7y.7;y': 77 7  THURSDAY 7:30 - FRIDAY p SAf URDAY TyJ  ��� '   JUNE 28- 29j''$r:f   ' v  7  And The Season's Last Matinee  COMING JULY 5, 6 & 7  I .O .O.F. Sunshine Coast  Lodge No.76 meets Gib*  son's Legion Hall 2nd and  4th Friday each month.  GUYS & DOLLS  GIBSONS  Has Been Appointed Agents for  IN GIBSONS  GIBSONS MEAT MARKET  MEWS  on the Sechelt Peninsula       j_  during the months of  ���    JULY & AUGUST  BEEF  SAUSAGE  3 lbs. $1  Very Tasty  egson service  Gibsons brach of the Can-  . adian Legion held a Remembrance service in the Legion  Hall on Sunday, June 24, when  veterans gathered to hear' a  prayer read by Legion President Ed Feidler, followed by  the placing of flowers and  wreaths at the Cenotaph -at  the Sea View cemetery, ��� by  members iof the Legion and  the Legion Auxiliary.  Combination  SPECIAL  1 Doz. Weiners  1 Doz. Weiner Buns  Price  Total  C  SMOKED PICNIC  SHOULDERS  Maple Leaf Brand  39c lb.  Fraser Valley  BUTTER  2 lbs. for $1.29  TURKEYS  6 to 10 Ih Average  Cleaned Weight  by the  pound  69c  We wil have a full Selection  of Fresh & Smoked Meats  for your Holiday Eating  Pleasure. Shop Early and  avoid disappoitment.  GRADE "A" BEEF QFFERD FOR SALE  Quality Is Always A Bargain  KEN WATSON 'PHONE. 52

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