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 Published in Gibsons, B.C.  "Volume 10 Number  23  !    . June   7,   1958.  'library*  �� B�� C.  Serving the Growing  Sunshine Coast  Laurie Hopper of Selma  Park who was fatally injured  when1 a phone .pole on which  he was Working, fell oh him,  died as the result of an accident, a coroner's jury found.  No blame was attached to any  person..  The inquest was held in Sechelt, May 31 ��� and the j ury was  composed of Allen Fox, Leo  Johnson, Charles Stewart, John  Laidlaw, Robert Kent and Andrew Johnston. Evidence produced revealed the pole came  loose at the base and fell to  the ground; carrying Hopper  with it. _His head struck a  stump causing injuries resulting in death three-and-a-quart-  er hours later��in St. ' Mary's  hospital. The accident occurred  at Lilley's lake near Madeira  Park.  Laurie Hopper an employee  of the B.C. Telephone Company, had moved to Selma  Park about six months ago.  Hopper was 35 years old.  He leaves his wife,v whom he  had met during his six years  overseas with the Signal Corps,  and three children, Diana, 712,  ^aitahr'six, and Betliany Arcber,  three years of age.  Laurie Hopper was borne in  Moncton, N.B., and moved to :  Ontario, where his father still  lives in North Bay. There sere 4  sisters in various parts of Ontario, New Brunswick and the  thuted States.  The funeral service was held  in St. Bartholomew's church  in Gibsons, the Rev. Canon Oswald officiating, assisted by  the Rev. Mr. Himmler of the  Baptist church at Sechelt ahd  Mr. William Smith of the Canadian Legion, Sechelt.  Burial was in Seaview Cem-  Friends filled the church at  Gibsons, and the fldwers were  many and beautiful.  -Mrs. Hopper may continue  to live in Selma Park near the  many people who have been  such good friends to the family: ���-'���'���  Mr. Hopper had been with  the Bell Telephone in Labrador, and in the Yukon. He was  married in England in 1943,  and daughter Diana was born  there.  The Babe Ruth League grand  opening will take place Sunday at Wilson Creek. It will be  a double header with each  game going five innings.  -.' ' The first game will be between Pender Harbour and  Roberts Creek. The second will  be between Sechelt vs Gibsons  Legion. Fred Oike    will    urn-  . pire the first game and Doug  Oike the second game.  The opening will take place  in Whitaker Park at 2 p.m.  'and Teen Queen Ruth Lumsden wiE take part. She will.be  ��� attended by her princesses  Carol Brackley and Sylvia Gee.  Linda Gail ; Par-Pearson will  also take part.  Hal Roberts will be master  of ceremonies.  All cars will be headed towards Wilson Creek Sunday  afternoon so. a large crowd is  expected for the., event. First  ball will be pitched by Mrs.  Wynne Stewart and Capt.  Andy Johnston will be the catcher.  Scouts, Cubs and Sea Scouts  will take part and presidents  of Boards of Trade will be present. Mrs. Stewart representing  the Gibsons and District Board  of Trade and Mr/Johnston, the  Sechelt Board of Trade. Presidents of the other1 softball lea-  RUTH   LUMSDEN        y  gues on the Peninsula will also attend.  The Sushine Coast Babe Ruth  League organization has as  its President, Roy Taylor of  Sechelt, contractor, vice president, H.V. Pearson, lumberman of Roberts Creek and secretary . treasurer, V., Metcalfe,  real estate, of Gibsons.  The directors are, Roberts  Creek, Paul Skytte and J.R.  McSavaney; Sechelt. John Redman and J.O. Little; Pender  Harbour, W.B. Scoular and A.  G. Carter; Gibsons. Fred Feeny  and William Peterson.  Lang's drug store  once sold EGGS  Drive slowly  ���.-_ Canadian Forest Products  Ltd. and the residents of Port  Mellon bring to the attention  of all who drive, the necessity  to observe the 15 mph speed  limit in Port Mellon. X:  The children are unused to  other than neighborly traffic  because until this year the condition of the roads did not  tempt many visitoirs, but few  drivers realize that in the mill  area it is quite impossible for.  any pedestrians to hear > car  approaching from behind. No  child has yet been injured in  a road accident in Port Mellon  so please help to keep this safety record.  Port Mellon drivers are expected to extend    this    same  courtesy: to    other    Peninsula-  Communities.  Crerd i^J$|b ready  Every area of the Peninsula  was represented at themeeting  of the Credit Men's Association  at Sechelt on Monday last." All  Opening of the Lang's New  Drug Store in Gibsons proved  a popular event with people  from Port Mellon to Sechelt  coming in through tlie day. In  addition to admiring the store,  and shopping, many drew  prizes throughout the day.  There are;7still four Unclaimed prize's, which may be picked  up by the holders of the following tickets: 12175, 12068, 12-  261,   12043. /  Ben and Louise Lang were  on hand from   Sechelt, with  members  of their ��staff, and  friends^     '  Ladies were presented with  beautiful white and mauve orchid boutonniers, as they made  their purchases, or just called  to admire the spaciovis new interior.  Rae and Mrs; Kruse were  kept busy also Sylvia D'Aoust  and extra staff from the Sechelt store. The semirself-service was a great help with the  merchandising.  Compliments were heard on  all sides on the attractiveness  of the store, and bouquets of  flowers sent by well wishers.  Ben and Louise Lang, of  Lang's Drug stores, were both  well acquainted with the Peninsula, before they decided that  Gibsons "was a good place to  start business.    A:._  Ben's father, Dr. Lang, had  a summer home in Granthams  Landing since 1910, to which  the Doctor used: to retreat occasionally from his practice in  Vancouver. Ben used to spend  his holidays there as a boy;  and both he and Louise, in later years.  Dr. Lang used to help out  in emergencies when Dr. Fred  Inglis, Dr. Hugh's father, would  be rushed with accidents and  other work. Dr. Inglis dispensed his own drugs, and had his  own dispensary.  When Ben and Louise started  business in, Gibsons, they  bought Dr. Inglis' stock    andi  present   7 seemed' 7 enthusiastically in favor of it, according " dispensing equipment. The dis-  to the    new- president,    Sam-   pensing  counter and    cabinet  Fladager of Gibsons.   '-..;.  Jim Parker of Sechelt was  elected vice president, B.L.  Cope, sectetary-matiager'; X and  Vic Franske of Wilson ��� Creek,  Roy Murdoch- of Pender Har_  hour, Ed. Connor and; ��� Dick  Fitchett of Gibsons are directors. -  -        ��� '���<.-. r .' \  Mr. Cope expects toy go to  Pender Harboiir and. intermediate points, and interview  merchants in those territories, ���  were in use until Monday in  the  old Lang's Drug store.  Ben and, his wife Louise had  na easy time when they moved  to Gibsons in 1945. They ran  the business themselves, and  counted the day a good 7 one  when there was $ 10 in the till  by noon.  They lived in the quarters  below : the store, which Fen  says were cold, until they.had  them relined. ���  One of the features of the  early drug store was fresh eggs  Visitors thought it odd to be  able to buy a dozen eggs there,  but that was just one way of  providing public service. Wheri  Ben bought the  building,     it  was W.yngaert's Grocery store, '  1  People.had grown used to the**  fresh eggsran3"*Ben "continued v  to handle them.  Since    those    days,    many  thousands of per-s'criptions have  been filled,    and   many   new  lines of merchandise handled. >  -  In 1948, after    much    soul  searching,  and many   anxious  weeks, Beri says, Lang's Drugs  expanded. They put in a new  store at the then new Village  Center in  Sechelt. When Ben  went to handle the store there,  Bill Jackson  was   brought in  to manage the Gibsons    store.  He stayed until   he    felt,  he  should give  his growing family the advantage of an outside  contact, and in 1953, he moved.  Rae Kruse and his wife and  young  family   came  from  ah  Owl Drug Store in Vancouver  to the Gibsons branch of Lang's  Drugs, landing on Feb. 14, St.  Valentine's   Day,   Mrs.   Kruse  remembers, three  years ago.  Rae and his wife 4re both  popular^ in and out of tliie .drug  . store. They managed the Gibsons store, often wondering  how they could serve an ever  growing public in the cramped  quarters of the old store. Now,  both are delighted 'with the  move to larger, more convenient quarters, where they can  give..better service.  Sitting in the new store before the stock was in place,  Ben. has commented that the  public have been more than  patient. They 'have continued  to do business, even when the  spa,ce of the old store made it  difficult  Ben says he has tried to  make his business grow with  the community. He remembers  having the first neon sign between Vancouver and Powell  River. Those were the days in  1946, when Louise managed the  window and stock displays, a  good deal of the bookkeeping,  and home as .well.  Close to $1,000 was collected for the Sunshine coast Boy:  Scout association during May.  This amount falls short of the  $1,500   the   association   aimed  for   but there  are  still  donations to come, and the amount  is likely to go higher, according to a statement issued by  R., Gill, chairman of the association campaign    committee.  Here is Mr. Gill's statement:  ��� On behalf of the   Sunshine  Coast Boy Scout Association, I  thank all those individuals and  firms who donate* generously  7 ip bur 1956 financial campaign.  7 Thanks go to Mr. CJ3. Davies  an staff of Howe Sound Pulp  TMill and the executive of local  297 of I.B.P.S. and P.M.W: for  their  cooperation    in making  pur canvass of .Port Mellon a  Sjliccess. We also thank Gibsons  yS; and    S.y Service    Station  ^hich on Monday May 28 donated ^M* cents Qf every gallon  yof ��� gasoline soldC  ; JThe exact amount raised in  the campaign is Hot final yet,  but is estimated at around $1,-  000. This is -under our objective ��f $1,500, so that anyone  ^desirous of  contributing may  4o so at the Bank qf Montreal  iji Gibsons.  The financial campaign in  ie spring and Apple pay in  the fall are the only direct apy  peals made to the public     M  Scent work is important aiwfc  there is so much to be   done  that you can rest assured that  the money raised will be used  to the best advantage for the  Cubs  and Scouts of this district.  I would like to thank the  Coast News lor the cooperation they have given the cam-  i^lgn._, ��.. 3.. Oil*. ��� .  ' f Chairman financial campaign, Sunshine Coast Boy  Scouts Association.  Considerable criticism can  be heard in Pender Harbour  area and from others who were  involved, in the manner in  which the Ruby Lake forest  fire was allowed to get out of  control when according to  those directly involved it could  have been contained the first  night of the fire.  Some facts as gathered by  The Coast News show that  when the fire started, Hume  and Rumble, men managed to  keep the fire in check. They reported to the forester at Madeira Park who went with them  to see the blaze. He is then reported to have told the men to  go home as the Forestry branch  men would come and work on  it in the morning after having  received authority from Victoria.   .--.'':  There are a?so complaints after the fire was taken over of-  Telephone  expansion  Telephone facilities  on the  7��B^Gamlass rnatcM:  ficially that the men received  no inkling as to shift work and  nD effort was made to provide  them with food after long hours  of work. W^sfl^  Also there is the instance of  a tractor commandeered to go.  and help and the driver being  stopped by the RCMP and giv- .  en a ticket for driving a tractor with lugs on a highway.  As the driyer of the tractor ',  had no alternative but to.  go when ordered there was no  way. out 'ivr-.; him. He arrived .  at the fir^, scene and' imniedi- ^  a^ely rep^fed. to an official  there and told him in no uncer-"  tain tones what he thought of  Seetu^Ii Peninsula   are being  st^ap^py increased to improve _     w  ly. had7; no written  authority/,  ttoat-sfaist  ���*��  '. E. Kemp  to leave soon  Rev. David Donaldson from  Mission City will be sninister  for Gibson Memorial United  Church, the official board has  announced. He will take over  on July 1 after having spent  11 years at his' church at Mission City.  Rev. E. Kemp, temporary  minister at the Gibsons church  will be moving to Powell River where he will take over  Cranberry United Church on  July  1.. .  Owing to the growth of the  community it| was found necessary to make the. two United  Churches in that area separate  pastorates. This means Mr]  Kemp will have one congregation to look after.  for *ahjre -need in  " grcNtftag ^asea. v  This Is reported by Eric"M$l-  lett, B.C. Telephone Company  district sales manager, who announces that work totalling  more than $50,000 was recently completed in the Secheit-  Gibsons area to provide additional cable facilities and  switchboard, andi the long distance line between Sechelt and  . Halfmoon-Bay was jrearrang-  ed and supplemented to provide additional facilities in the  Halfmoon Bay area.  Meanwhile, work is progressing in Pender Harbour on  outside plant facilities to prepare for the opening of ai* automatic system there. A building  to house the automatic central  office equipment has been  completed and installation is  expected to begin soon.  Feature of the outside plant  work at Pender Harbour was  laying of almost a third of a  mile of submarine cable across  Garden Bay to extend facilities at the time of the opening  of the new system.  In the near future another  outside plant job costing in excess of: $10,000 to provide wire  and cable facilities along Sechelt road and Robert's Creek  Road will be started to take  care of held applications, provide upgrading to reduce the  number of parties on some  lines andi allow for future  growth.  Whole coast can join  in big celebration  frtiiiiithe^ Foi^sj^Bjranchythafc ,  he had been commandeered j  and was forced to do what he .  did.  It is understood the charge v  against7 the driver of the trac-1  tor has Tbeen withdrawn.. ,-.���..  v  What incenses, most people,  in the Ruby Lake area and .the .-  'y iri^ tt^^o**^^  its early stages   Was   that   it  could have been kept   under .  control quite easily with a lit-.  tie more work at the start. This  informaion is supplied by people who  acctually fought the.  fire and did all they could ua-  til they were told to go home.  One logger in the district is  reported  to   have suffered : a  loss approximaely $15,000 because the fire was allowed to  get out of control. His statf&  6f timber, recently purchased,  was practically ruined.  The first and largest fire,  near Ruby Lake, was fought  by Hume' and Rumble crews,  Porpoise Bay Mills, Silver Skagit, Lamb's, Crucil's and  many independant loggers and  operators^   .  The second fire, on the M  and W logging operations near  Sechelt Inlet, was fought by  M and W, Continental, Osborne's, Range Logging, Misery Creek, L.M. and N., and  Roy Bros., Drilling Company.  REAL ESTATE MOVES  * Real estate is certainly hopping in these parts. George  Hopkins of Totem Realty reports receiving a listing > of  property one day lasfweek at  1.10 p.m. It was sold by 1.18  p.m. If not arecofd it is mighty  close to being one.  .Gibsons Dominion Day celebration, July 2 will be an open  event for the entire Sunshine  Coast with no holds barred, according to the committee which  met last week in the Bank of  Montreal office under the  chairmanship of Jack Marshall.  Plans were furthered for the  parade in which it is expected  to. have the Girl Guides and  Scouts, bathing beauties and' a  long.line of floats.  As regards the bathing beauties entries will be received by  the committee from girls of  high school age, and to start  with a donor has offered a $10  gift certificate as a prize. It is  the .expectations of the committee that the girls will be  sponsored by a business or mercantile establishment.  There will be various divis-,  ions iri the parade such as best .  industrial,    best    comic,    best  community float and numerous  others. The younger fry will  have a. chance for best decorated vehicles of their own.  There is also the likelihood  of a horseshoe tourney for the  shoe tossers' and proper pits  will be prepared for the event.  There is also the likelihood of  bands taking part in the parade if they can be obtained. In  the meantime all the committee chairmen are busy lining  up their various departments.  A furthef meeting will be held  next week.  CENSUS  MR. ARMOUR BACK  HOME  Mr. S. Armour returned to  Gibsons after a stay in St.  Mary's Hospital at Garden Bay.  Mr. Gordon Bryant, who  brought him home, reports Mr.  Armour delighted to be home  again, in spite of the many  kindnesses and) thoughtful care  given him at the hospital.  Have you been visited by the  census taker?  If not, have, your facts and  figures ready so as to save time.  There are only five questions  to ask and they concern name,  age, rtumber in family and  such like.  The questioning takes a few  minutes only and time is valuable . to census takers so  promptness is necessary.  Taking the census in Gibsons  is Mrs. J. Drummond and) Mr.  Martindale has the rural areas.  You will see him moving  about on his motor cycle. Af.  Port Mellon Mr. Welrh is 'coking after the census taking. The end of a long chapter  \ Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.,  every Thursday,  at  Gibsons, B.C.  FRED  CRUICE, Editor and Publisher  DO WORTMAN, Advertising Manager  Member Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association  and the B.C. division of C.W.N.A.  Box 128. Gibsons, B.C. Phone 45Q  Authorized Second Class Mail, Post Office Department, Ottawa.  Hates of Subscription:. 12 mos., $2;    6 mos., $1.25;    3 mos., 75c.  United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year. 5c per copy.  In the May 17 issue of the Coast News and on page 10 the  following item appeared:  ,"In police court in Sechelt on May 15 before Stipendiary Magistrate A. Johnston, John Smuk of Smuk Logging company was  charged, with failing to do his part to control and extinguish  a fire. He was found guilty and fined $100 and costs."  This item was handed in at The Coast News office by a man  who drove a government marked passenger car. The Coast News  checked and found the information correct. So it was used as  a warning to other people. It was placed in The Coast News at  the request of this government man whom we took to be a forestry official.  ���.    ���   ���   . ,���������-,.. >  The reason the above'has been explained so thoroughly is to  make people cf the Sunshine Coast who were directly or indirectly concerned with the Ruby Lake forest fire do some deep  thinking and possibly seek some satisfaction from government  officials for the unnecessary despoiling of the area. '���  The Coast News understands residents of Pender Harbour  area have definite opinions on the handling of that fire. This also applies to others who were helping to fight the fire when it  was first noticed. These men, according to reliable information given The Coast News, were quite satisfied they could contain the fire where it was. But what happened. Come., nightfall and they were told to "GO HOME". Sqme. 'watchers' were  left but no further effort to stop it was made. - \  Others inquired as to what the forestry agent was going to do  about the fire and' he is reported to have replied: "Well we haven't officially taken over yet." The "official" taking oyer is reported to have taken place Thursday. .     .,.      ���  A private citizen must not leave a small fire to spread! A forestry agent can. The Smuk case led to no loss whatever - because IT WAS NIPPED. IN TIME. The Ruby Lake fire resulted  ih considerable loss,- because it WAS NOT nipped in time.  There is no suggestion the forestry agent could have quelledi  the fire single-handed. But he did have several crews of men  who realized the danger and were ready to do( their part.  Again The Coast News andi residents of this .area would like  to know why the forestry branch ��� fire .fighting 'department have  to officially take over a forest fire. Should it not be that when  there is a fire the agent on the scene has power enough-to "take  ��ver" the fire "officially"? Apparently he was in touch with the  Vancouver H.Q. of the forestry branch. What arrangement took  glace we have no way of finding out.  Thousands .of dollars are spent every year in advertising and  many thousands of words are written in the press or read over,  tfee air, warning against (forest fires and urging campers and  others to see no spark of a fire is left alive. ���-.  ' It is generally agreed that the Ruby Lake fire could have been  .contained in a-small area, and put out - provided prompt on-the-  spot action was taken at the start. Maybe there is an explanation to cover what happened, if so The Coas News is willing to  publish it. In the meantime if any'private citizen has any direct on the ground views of what happened The Coast News is  also ready to publish them. .-.���,:.. '.���������'���*     .  ':  In the meantime there is 7a wide burnedover territory .which  stands a monument to- either "masterly" fire-fighting or ???  V.O.N.  GENERAL MEETING  . '   , * J    ��� . ��� ��� -   '  THURS. JUNE 14,     8 P.M  Lesion Hall  Roberts Creek  i  Follow The Black Ball Flag!  FASTEST ACROSS THB STRAIT  VANCOUVER NANArMO  FERRIES HAVE EVERY TWO HOURS ON TNI  EVEN HOUR, 6 A.M.-MiDNIGHT,  PROM BOTH HORSESHOE BAY AND NANAIMO  IV. ��? 6 am, 8,10* '2 rif>n, %pm,4,6,8, 10,3T2 mlcf.  '"���'j / (ftojrfigM Saving Tftwt)  Black Ball Vsncouvvf Ckf ferry tewaJfltl & ��t Hoaethce  Bay, Wot* Vancouver, minute* from downtown VaocouTrf  v�� Georgia Scrat^ Xiooe Gate, Beidge and;W*** S&pr�� Dchr��.  Reservations NOT Needed  Pa*s*n9*rs���Automobiles���Trucks  BLACKBALL  The closing of the Union  Store at Sechelt at the end of  April marked the end of ay-  long chapter in merchandising:  in the village, and the loss of y  something that had become an  institution in Sechelt. y  In 1898,  a    small    building-  was erected at the head of the  Sechelt  wharf.   This  was   the  first store, and was owned by  Herb Whitaker, elder brother7  of Ron Whitaker cf ythe    Sea  Beach   Motel.  The first   store  did business    with    the    few  white settlers, Sechelt Indians 7  anl logging camps.  Later a hotel was built, on!  the left hand side of the read  leading to the wharf. Here, on  the ground floor the store took  shape. Upstairs were rooms,  an annex to the old Sechelt  Hotel which stood on tlie right  side of the road, about where  the present theatre stands.  During these years the old  store was moved onto the spot  now occupied by the present  Union Store building and was  used for a time as a school  house.  The Annex was destroyed  by fire in 1910, and the store  with it.  Once more, the old building *  was used for a store. Business  .'., was growing along with increasing popularity of the area  as a summer resort and the increasing number of white settlers. A German syndicate had  taken over the hotel and the  merchandising, ��� and operated  the whole set-Up as the Sechelt  Seaside Resort:.  With the outbreak of war,  the German syndicate left, and  once -more Herbert Whitaker  was owner.  He continued    to  4  , operate until 1924 when it fell  into the hands of the Credit  Men's Association who operated the hotel and store until  1927, When > it was sold! to Union Steamship Company. During, this time, the original  small store had been brought  to the back of the present  building, and was enlarged  with rooms built above for accommodation purposes.  The first Union Store manager :.was Mr. George Hooey,  Who .operated until 1928, when  Mr. Clayton . took over the  management.  Union" Estates was managed  by Mr. Hackett. *  Mr. Clayton followed the  changeinhte    , y  change in the trend Of business from a trading post which  handled furs as well as groceries y. and logging; supplies, to  a general .'family store, as the  district changed and grew.  The store, at Selma Park was  run as.a sort of adjunct to the  Union Store, during' the summer tourist months. This was  managed.by various employees  including Jim Mowatt and Archie Qorley. It was purchased  by Fred Willows.  Mr. Clayton    continued    as  manager . until  his retirement  from Union   employ in  1949,  when William Black took over.  Bob -Kent followed closely, and  was manager until   the store  closed. The  original store    is  still in existence as the rear  part cf the present store.  ;   Herb ���;Whitaker^ ybpehed>; the  first store in the ���; Sechelt area,  a trading pest ��� on    Porpoise  Bay,  chiefly for - the Indians,  y  Mr. Whitaker acqured lots 303  and' 304, in 1898, and thait year   . ���  built the first  store    at    the    \  head of the wharf in Sechelt.  According to his brother ,  Ron, Herb built the hotel where  the present Sechelt Tea. Room  Tand the Sechelt Theatre stand.  The hotel burned down in 19-  10 or 1912 but Ron isn't quite  sure.;-  .77 > ' ' y    '  '��� ��� ' .  In those days,,Miss James  ���was head housekeeper at the  hotel, with Miss Sissons, assisting. She later became Mrs.  Harry Roberts.  What is now the present Se-   ,  chelt Inn was the family residence of the Whitakers.  Ken  ASIAN STUDIES  University;, of B.C.- is embark- s;���-  ing on a new program of Asian  Studies.in September, a move  termed by UBC President Norman A.M. Mackenzie one of  the University's "most" important  post war developments".  ^BHMttiiHBfiBflHHHnOUBBEMBEnnMHBHUBBMSXnBiOBBV'  Don't- forget to read The  Coast News Classified.  Whitaker often spoke rather  longingly of the days he and  his sister Isobel (Mrs. Gilbert)  'spent   their   summer   holidays  in  their younger  days.  , Their home later became the  hotel  annex,  and  became the  hotel,  under the     Union    Es-  ,tates.  During tlie time that the  '���old' store was a schoolhouse,  Ron Whitaker recalls, Miss  Grace Kent was one of the teachers, followed by Miss Gem-  mel. The school, too. moved.  It was housed in a building  near Porpoise Bay for a time,  then at the west end of Sechelt,  and finally the present school  was built.  At the time that the  'old' store was used for  Other purposes, there was a  four-roomed upstairs section,  known as the bull-pen. Some  oldsters remember this as a  kind of batehelor apartment,  others recall that those who  had imbibed too freely used to  be quartered there until they  recovered.  In the boom of 1910, Mr.  Whitaker's lots, were subdivided for sale, but reverted to  acreage later, without many  sales. The boom was short-lived.  Commenting en the German  Syndicate who had taken over  tlie hotel, store and other prop-  ��� erty, Baron von Lutweitz and  Elver von^ Elvehshaven were  'heads of the firm, Ron Whitaker remembers, von Elversha-  : ven went later, to Seattle,  where he still lives.  It had been planned to use  Sechelt as an anchorage for. a  number of German gunboats  during the first war, and Admiral von Spee was on his  way up the coast, but was engaged and defeated in a battle  off  the  Falkland   Islands.  Today there are persons liv^  ing in Sechelt who would tell  more stories of the early days  and it would be well to make  Coast    News     June    7     ;   -- ������������ ���������  ��� ���     ��� ..-��������- . -���. i i ��  a record of it. The Coast News  is ready^to print such reminiscences.  I.O.O.F. Sunshine Coast  Lodge No.76 meets Gibson's Legion Hall 2nd and'  4th Friday each month.  Wanted: Indian Material.  The Vancouver City Museum is seeking B.C. Indian  material io add io iis collection, with especial interest in  masks, robes, feast dishes or other ceremonial objects, also  tools and other small stone carvings.  Please Communicate with: Thomas H. Ainsworih, Curator,  401 Main Street, Vancouver 4, B.C.  <m  ���  ��      11  >v*  y\ Ia  .  fafJ^  iv\  /  y\\f  .   / ���  *  -*     S  9 ���  c_s  <c^  t? sr  JOHN J. DUNKIN  Doctor of .Optometry  906  Birks  Building  VANCOUVER, B.C.  ARE YOU GETTING  BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA SERVICE*  many  ff  - i  says Ted Barsby, President of the Vancouver  Island Affiliated Fish A Game Associations:  "To preserve our game we must._ ^  preserve the forests. Nearly 40% of *,  the forest fires in the province  could be avoided if all campers and  hikers followed the example of the  v *-feest spprtsmen. They are never   '  careless v^ith fire." v  - Ted Barsby of Nanaimo, President of Ifc* T7  Vancouver Island Affiliated Fish A Game Association*  has spent all his life on Vancouver Island except y^  for Jive years of war service as a bomber pilot.  Me pledges the complete co-operation of his  organization in every practical measure that cam be v  taken to preserveJhe forests.  ��**��� , ���'.'.'"   / ' ���    :' *"    '" '���' '''���-������'  From May to September are/ the driest months-*  the time when forest fire hazards are at their v  -���^ ^ .- y .'"���" .'-.������-'��� y'y y ;��� .- *. yyy y    ;���  ) highest. Almost anyone can start a fire that  devastate thousands of acres of forests. Don't  have that fire burning pur conscience. Never  camp or hike in the woods' during -periods of peak j  fire hazards ���-���- and if you're travelling near  them make certain your matches, cigarettes 7  and campfires are thoroughly and comgfetefg  extinguished before you moye on. i   *  flfiMJUAN   &   BLOE0 1I,   LIMITS &  i~- Coast    News  June     7  r       For Guarenieed  Watch and Jewelry ���  Repairs  CHRIS'S   JEWELERS  Work   done   on  the   Premises  Phone 96 Sechelt  f      �����  ICE CREAM  BRICKS and BULK  it i^i i��wiii.wrf i mill imn..'   n lj iHJ|irJ^"|j>t  ^^^^^S^P^^^Si^^A    T'he University ��* BC- will conduct a three-week driver ,edu-  !*���?!*.&&*%>' V .. ^*V"'  *-?^��t^ cation   course for prospective teachers   of   high school  driver  training programs. Official presentation of a $5000 cheque to  cover the costs of the new course was made to president MacKenzie by Mr. Kieth Talleyi general manager of the Vancouver  regional office of Allstate Insurance Company. ���������  The course will run from July 9 to 27.  Ottawa post for  aldy Thomas  Maldwyn Thomas of Gibsons, who has just completed  his UBC course left Wednesday morning for Ottawa, where  he has accepted a position with  the federal government foreign trade department. After a  year's training in Ottawa and  a three month tour of Canada,  members of the service usually  receive foreign postings, to any  part of the world. There are  several grades in the service,  leading to assistant trade commissioners, and commissioners.  . . These are civil service ^positions, and may not carry the  biggest salaries Maldy says,  but the work is of the type in  which he  is  interested.  FOR RENT  Motor and Row Boats  SPORTING  FISHING TACKLE  ���       SUMMER-  SPORT TOGS  and much more at  HASSANS  Pender Harbour  Phone 3H  Don't Say Bread  Say   "JVfcGAVIN'S  Norman Stewart  Local Sales Rep.  E. E. 1, GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 67F  BONDED  BRAKE LININGS  FOR ALL MAKES  OF CARS  USED CARS  SALES  SERVICE  PARTS  REPAIRS  For The  NEW 1956  VOLKSWAGEN  GENERAL  AUTOMOTIVE  REPAIRS  TIRES ���BATTERIES  WELDING  McCULLOCH  SAWS  SOLNIK  SERVICE STATION  Phone 85T Sechelt  holiday  forlnfotmaliori  Write fo        ,!  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  .GOVERNMENT  TRAVEL   BUREAU,   VJCT0RIA,   B: C:  THE  OVERCOMERS  A friend of mine, who has  served several times as principal of a city high-school'but,  for nearly ten years has helped a large institution for handicapped children, said it was  his emphatic opinion that these  crippled children were happier andi more contented than  the groups he had taught in  city schools.  This is thought-provoking;  all the more sp because.it runs  counter to accepted opinion.  We expect that the happiness  of the handicapped will be considerably diminished, yet their  courage and cheerfulness is a  constant source of wonder.  * *      ���  Isaac Watts, one of the most  voluminous of all hymn-writers, as a baby was sick and  puny and throughout life was  so frail and delicate that his  life was often despaired of. He  was so small as to be almost  insignificant. That he was.quite  sensitive about his appearance  is seen reflected in some of  his hymns. Yet it was said of  him that no matter what company he was in, his conversation made others forget all  about his dwarfish appearance;  hey was: .a giant in , mind and  soul.  He became minister in a  church in London but from  time to time was completely.  prostrated. When spells of  sickness came upon him it was  his custom to write pastoral  letters which were read to his  congregation, and the amazing courage of the chronic sufferer was a constant source of  wonder to his people. He seemed to have achieved such complete control over his body  that even when racked with  pain he managed to maintain  a peace cf mind which breathes  in all his hymns. Temperamentally opposed to gloom, no.man  did more to make public worship  bright  . and    interesting  than Isaac Watts.  # *     *  In 1707 he    published    the  "Hymns and Spiritual' songs."  These  hymns,  reverant,     confident  and   inspiring,  changed  the character of ' worship    in  hundreds    of-   churches.    The  very pews   seemed to vibrate  with the fervor of the people  and    the    flickering    candles  which stood up from the little  round holes  in the pew tops,.  would   start as if-, with alarm,  and quite  frequently go    out.  Watts died in 1748, yet, after  nearly two centuries/there are  about 70, cf his hymns in constant use. And  Watts is  only  one of thousands; many afflie-  high spirits and vivacity aston-  ' ishedi. all  who    knew     them..  They ought to have been sad  and dejected but no such thing  happened. There is something  about all this hard to    under?. :  stand and  which can only be  explained   on the basis of divine aid.  Several years ago, at the-request . of a man and his wife  living in California, I went to  see a lady living at the Home  for incurables in a Canadian  city. More than 30 years prev  ious to this, these people had  been children together playing  happily in an Ontario village.  Some strange malady, unfor-  seen in childhood, had, laid  this woman aside. I found her  in a somewhat bare room and  made, known the. reasonu.,..for  my visit, i told her that heir  distant friends had hot forgotten her; that they were thinking about her and praying for  her; also I handed her some  money they had sent for her  comfort.  I had seen some inmates of  the institution out on the; verted worse than he was.      '  Now, it isn't that these people were resigned and accepted the inevitable with resignation and set teeth. They were  supremely happy, and their  andah and asked the lady hoiw  often she was able to go out  there." I hove nver been out  on the verandah,"/ she said. "I  have a special disease which  prevents my being moved."  This seemed a cruel condition  and I asked. "How long have  ycu been here?" "Twenty-six  years", I thought of 26 years  and all that had happened in  my own life in so long a time.  "Do you mean to1 tell me," I  said', "that you havenever been  out of this small room, in 26  years?" "I have never been  over the threshold since I was  brought here, 26 years ago,"  she answered. ,  i       * i     -     -    -  1���     - - ���   ���       ��� -       ��� ���  Scouts have  fine jaunt  First Port Mellon troup had  a wonderful trip Sat., May 19.'  Leaving home at 8:30 a.m.  they drove to Birch Bay and  from there to Bellingham  Wash.  Highlights of' the trip were  lunch on the beach at Birch  Bay and a visit tQ the museum  at Bellingham. The: boys were,  deeply interested in the exhibits which were displayed in  the 13 rooms of the Museum.  The ladies who were in attendance there were most kind  in explaining the history of  the exhibits and invited us back  again.  . ,y After a short step at the city  we hit for home again taking  in Abbotsford onMhe way.  The boys were impressed  by the friendliness of the people at the border both Agoing  and. coming also to know one  can pass between the two  great countries as if one was  visiting a friend across the  street..  '  One? boy wpndered; whyyr  therefWas, no;iseareh7of-the car  at the border , 'but"* another  Scout reminded him of the  Scout Law in which a Scouts  honour is-tb be trusted; ��� '���-  Tile party arrived home at  10.30 p.m. tired but happy remembering the great farm  lands of. the Fraser Valley and  the kindness of the people  Why are people always pleasant to a Boy Scout? You figure  it out. A.J.  O'Brien  Scout Master,  There are times when con-*  servation seems out of place  and this was one of them. It  seemed tot me that anything I  might say would sound formal  and insincere. Then that woman said something that I never want to forget. "It only  comes a day at a time and Godt  is so good." Twenty-six years  of almost continuous suffering,  the nurse told me afterwards  that she was seldom out , of  pain for more than a few hours  at a time - and yet to talk  ���about. ,the ,goodness Of God.  Our quotation for today is  an old proverb: "Keep busy -  Even the devil himself can't  fill your bag with beans if you  have filled it with peas.  e  Mrs Wigard Announces the New  s*$riPPCAM" SHCES  Just in from the East  IN LADIES' & CHILDREN'S STYLES  WHITE and PASTEL SHADES  ��� and we Keep well stocked wifh ihe  Nationally  Advertised   KEDDETTES.  at  SHCE  Phone 25G  STOKE  Sechelt  SH! HIS DAY IS SUNDAY JUNE 17  WE'RE JUST REMINDING YOU!  ��� Hill  FOR DADS-  Chris's Jewlers have an abundant supply of gifts the men love  Fitted Travel Kits--Covered Flasks --  Expansion Watch Bracelets - Cuff Link & Clip Sets (with Lodge Emblem)  Sparklet Syphons and Bulbs - - Lighters - - Brief Cases - - Binoculars  THEIR BIG DAY IS JUNE 15  ELPHINSTONE'S GRADUATION.  FOR GRADS:  Fine Jewel Gifts for your Son or Daughter at Chris's:  ���   ���    (s  A Wrist Watch, the Gift cherished by all. Rings, Jewel Sets,  Cameras, Travel Clocks- - - But we suggest you come in and choose!  ��� \  WE CAN GIVE YOU PROMPT, SMART SERVICE ON ENGRAVING. TOO.  C^ffi/SS  JEWELERS  Phone 96  Sechelt  TINTING SYSTEM  1  1  i  ���  .U-iTI'-V  M  300  INTERIOR  COLORS  EXTERIOR  COLORS  Pf  n*  Guaranteed i,   ���  Housekeeping^  Good  Eliminate guesswork in selecting colors-;tor-ftHMn  home. Simply choose the shade you want ct ��ur|  convenient Color Bar ... we will mi* it for you in \  c minute. Hat. semi-gloss or gloss '  .finish. .Completely   odorless. ,v  , thoroughly^ washable..fade,  resistant, tough. long-lasting.  High ouaJHr oil-base pafoL  Phone  51  Phone  20K  BY THE mm M All Y08R PARTIRfi lf��S!  PARKER'S HARDWARE  DONAGHAN'S STORES  Secheli  Roberts  Creek  EVERY WEDNESDAY  LEGION HALL   8 P.M. Coast    News     June    7 mon Rock Thursday   of   last  "���"���"  week. To complete their catch  I A NICE CATCH was a nice, salmon which could  ;   Two fishermen who prefer- have hit the eight to te*1 pound  red anonimity along with the mark. The fish was seen    by  big fish they had,  caught    a strictly reliable persons so - it  53 1/2 pound halibut off Sal- is true, not a fish story.  NOTICE  Re: Rental of Legion Hall, Gibsons  Anyone renting the Legion Hall in Gibsons  should notify the Ladies' Auxiliary if the  Kitchen is required, as there is an extra  charge for its use.  An Attractive Vacation Land for Children  STRATFORD CAMP  WITH WATER FRONT PLAYGROUND ,  CHILDREN: 4-7 Years... GIRLS 8-10 Years  SWIMMING, SQUARE DANCING, BEACH SUPPERS  BADMINTON - HANDICRAFTS ��� PONY RIDING  Capable Care of All Children on Holiday  Careful Waterfront Supervision  Mrs. Helen Galliford  R.R. 1 Gibsons' Phone 180E  was here  May was the hottest and  driest month ever recorded in  this district. Total rainfall was  .56 against a normal precipitation figure cf 1.90. The ;hofe  test day was May 30 with 86.9  degrees. The average is 75.  Twice as much rain has fallen in the last five days June  1 to 5 inclusive, as' fell in all  of April, and May. June l-5��  2.09 inches, April and May,  1.57 ineehs.  Here are the May figures:';  (Normal figures ih brackets)  Total rain .56    (1.90)  Days with rain 6(9)  High temp May 30 86.9 (75.0)  Low temp May 12 34.9 (32,2)  7 a.m. temp. 52.1    (49:5)  and Humidity  *        76%  7 p.m.- temp. 59.5    (55.7)  and humidity 71%  Mean cloud cover 39%   (52%)  BAY VIEW LODGE  Selma  Park  ROOMS ��� BOARD  Overnight,  By Week  or  Montfi  HARRY & VERBA FONTAINE  Phone Sechelt 137  is!  I  ii  S3!  1'  Miracle in Rain  io be shown  A lonely girl, a pickup for ^  lonely   soldier  resultsy   iny;7a|  story which can be describe^  as  romantic will    be    shown  Thursday and Friday evenings  at Gibsons  .Theatre,. The  picture " is called  Miracle  in the  Rain.  Crime Wave, to be, sho\viL  Saturday is a typical cops'and  robbers type of film with every  thrill one can think of connected with such pictures in it.  Stars are Sterling Hayden,  Gene Mason and Phyllis Kirk.  To be master of a certain  dog means a violent death for  the master ~- this theirie runs  through I Died a. Thousand  Deaths. The plot concerns a ho~  ; tel robbery which goes' wrong.  It will be shown Thursday and  Friday of next week. Jack Pal-  ance and Lori Nelson star.  Magistrate    Andrew    John-,  ston attended a three-day cony  vention of magistrates in Vancouver  last week which  was  the largest of its kind in recent  years.  The main theme was the re-  cently amended Criminal Code  of Canada. Consensus of opinion was that the revision of the  Code was of great value. Its  extended powers to certain  magistrates, expedited the  course of justice, and aided in  great national economy.   ,  H. Allan MacLean, deputy  attorney-general headed a panel discussion of the new code.  In a two hour discussion, many  technical difficulties were clarified. "  Senior Magistrate Oscar Orr  of Vancouver gave a talk on  probatioh, in relation to suspended sentences.  Judge G.W. Bruce Fraser of  New Westminster gave a talk  on Section 57 of the provincial  statutes, "driving without doie  care and attention", and section 221 of the Criminal Code,  "criminal negligence in operating a motor vehicle".  Mr. B. Nixon, fire marshall,  spoke on the Fire Marshall's  act. He gave the fact that in  B.C. alone there had been 87,-  000 fires, one every hour every  day of the year, causing injury  to 32,000 people, and property  COMING SOON--YOUR  MARSHALL-WELLS STORE  aWMtsaKim ��� "CvLC  :23KS:^::::!K:;K:uj::::n:n::ra::sKH^  DOl.I   Mt  VOIR    M.YK  ^^'-���'���iT^r-  Many Many BIG VALUES  WATCH FOR YOUR FLYER  THE DATES  JUNE 14 to J3  OF  Want ad helped  this subscriber  ;   7A; subscriber in Chalk River  Ont. read the Coast News classified ads,  liking  the descripy?  tion of a piece cf property ad-r'l  vertised and wrote the owner |  .Last, 7'week-end he .travelled*  from Chalk River to the Sunshine  Coast -to', complete   the  purchase  of the property andi  was go pleased with it he stay-J  ed several days.  Before  returning he visited  smother plot of land he    purchased some time ago, checked  ton Ike growth of the fruit and^  mat trees lie had planted, and "  , visited with the .neighbors.       ��  '���'   The  Coast    News ; reachest  many unexpected  places,  and  produces, quite ; surprising    re- \  salts."' ���' '��� ' "'���  damage in excess of $30,000,-  ,000. A large percentage of  these were ^attributable to arson, but carelessness was the  greatest cause.  The social part of the convention, Mr. Johnston says,  consisted of a luncheon on the  Panarama Roof, where the  speaker-was Judge Henry Cas-  tillion of Williams Lake, in the"  Caribou country and a dinner  in the banquet room of the ho^  tel-when Judge Bruce Fraser  spoke.  FIGHT ON  WHARF  Charges    have    been    laid  against two West    Vancouver  youths who were in possession  cf liquor when they in a parts*  visited Gibsons Saturday higlit.  RCMP took the liquor from  them.   -'���' ���     -   * ���'������������:;���'������-  /  ��� ��� ..  Several boys had- come to  Gibsons and ran afoul of a  group of local boys of similar  ages,. resulting in bruises andl  cuts for seme before the West  Vancouver boys left the wharf.  SAND        j  GRAVEL!  ������     AND :-->Hyl  yCEMEmyl^  CEMENT MIXERS AVAILABLE  Sechelt Building Supplies  '   PHONE 60Q ��� SECHELT  mm  ^i*i=��^^^^K5&tfi3S3^^CS��*��;i.iK^  SECHELT LOCKERS  Whole  Sale &  Retail  FRESH & FROZEN MEATS, FRUITS & VEGETABLES  PETERS ICE CREAM  DADS  0&, Ao Gooix\  FISHERMEN!  The BLUERACK and SPRINGS are running! Our new  pack of BAIT HERRING is Now on the Market.  Sechelt Bait Herring  is the finest procurable. Check these Features:  PONDED:     To stay hooked  FLASH-FROZEN: to Retain Freshness  INDIVIDUALY PACKED: for Ease of Handling  Heat-sealed Plastic Bags: No Drying-Out in Freezer  Graded for Size: all the way from 2V4���� to full size  Why cut strip to simulate small herring when  we have Whole Small Jack-Herring, READY PACKED  Available at SECHELT LOCKERS.  Your Local Dealer can  get them for you  ATTENTION RETAILERS! Supply your Customers  with the Best in Bait. Phone Sechelt 1.  at  PARKER'S HARDWARE  Phone 51  Sechelt  You Can HtsBpl  Mrs. Olive Byers  Mrs.-Olive Byers  of Selma j l  Park, widow of Charles Byers, ty  died in a Vancouver hospital  June 1 ������.-.. ���'������'���_��  '���  Mrs. Byers had lived ini Sel-.;  3na Park for a year, and then' f  left for .Vancouver and Calif or-4  nia, renting; her7 home to Mr. .,!  A. Guppy for the year.  7;7v>7��he-';:.TTOs:'owrresponclent for  ���^ Coast News while aiSelma* c ���  !'I>a&.yyxrAy'yyy/y -...-v.--  She- ieayesyiier mother one^  brother andyseyeral sisters, of:���  whom one ''ia.7 Mrs; 7 Charles*'  <Hazel) Evans, domestic science*-  teacher at Elphihstone Highi ,  school, and pianist 7for the'  choraliers until last fall.  Mrs.. Byers funeral was held  Tuesday- afternoon from Sim^; y  moire 7 ;ahd    MeBride.. funeral''  chapel, with Rev. H.A. WattsM  officiating^  LOGGING  Sechelt,  B.C  Special service to loggers who  have suffered through loss of  '��� \    i ���       -.....-    ���'.���.-  equipment during the recent fire  . ��� : ~t.  w&return ofallEsco  ing-  atiese  f  Your Subscription for  THE COAST NEWS  will be accepted by aay  Sunshine Coast Boy Scout  fffee Scouts get half of the subscription cost ies Scoet funds.  VEKTRILOQUIST       ������;.''  Evan Kemp and his Trail Rid-\  ers orchestra: will put    on    a"  show and dance in Port Mellon  Community Hall Sat., June 16.  Big feature, of the show will be,  Frank Berry, Vancouver ventriloquist and magician. Stage  show commences at 8.15 with  She dance following  aty 10.15^  Ventriloquists are .usually fun  so 31 should be a good show.  Don't  forget   to 7 read; The *  Coast News Classified. r^,  manganese  be reconditioned in  no charge and returned asne w  The only cost will he for freight  Blockshells/bearings, pinsetc  at our cost British Columbia Champion
teen-age safe driver is Tony
Seale, 18 of West Vancouver,
Who won out over contestants
froiri all over B.C. in the Junior Chamber of Commerce
Road-ea last week-end. He received the Imperial Oil Trophy
from GX. Miles, Imperial's
B.C. Sales Manager, with-'the
help of J.C. Road-eo Chairman,
George Ross. The B.C. Champion will go to Ottawa to compete in the National Finals^
July 7-8-9 at which Canada's
best teen-age driver will be
chosen.
Mori Mellon news notes
BY MRS. M. WEST
Fishing enthusiasts Mr. and
Mrs. C. Macintosh of Vancouver spent several days with
Mr. and Mrs. R. Finlay.
News from Powell River of
a son Ronald Brent born to
Mr. and Mrs. Ron Foxall on
May 28.
Mrs. W.W. Brown has returned home after spending two
weeks in hospital.
Returned to the 'fold from
Port Alice and working in the
electrical department is young
George Hosland. Mrs. Olga Mur-
fitt has left toy work in Pentic-
ton and Miss D. Farnhahi of
Gibsons has joined the office
staff.
Two former residents visited
In order to speed up the Inspection of Electrical equipment throughout the district
as much as possible the following information may be of general interest.
The Electrical Energy inspection Dept. of the Prov.
Govt, now has an inspector
with offices in the Courthouse
at Powell River, covering the
areas of Powell River. West-
view, Pender Harbour, Sechelt,
Gibsons and Port Mellon.
The Gibsons area will be inspected Thursdays cf each
week and.the Sechelt area on
Fridays.     - X.
All permits should,'be obtained from the Dept of. Electrical
Energy 411 Dunsmuir St. Van.
couver 3, B.C.
The local inspector may be
.reached by 'telephone-at .J?.q:w-;.
ell Rjver:£y ^iM^rR^2a74ftl,.
Monday and Tte
between 8.30 and 10 a.m. or by
letter to P.O. Box 100 Powell
River. Messages regarding inspection will be taken: thtfough
Powell River    during    icffice
hours throughout    the   week,
by using the: same   telephone
number. <
All information such as rate
books, permit formsC etc., will
be mailed tpi interested parties
if requu^edi an0 7all permit
forms mailed to 411 Dunsmuir
St. Vancouver must bear the
best possible Street or: locaL
tion address in order to speedup inspection •whejre, possible.,
Port Mellon over the weekend,
Mrs. J. Smetana, the former
Elsie Rodgers who taught
grades 1-3 in 1953-54. , Mrs.
Smetana is at present teaching in Woodfibre while her
husband is back in Port Mellon with B.C. Bridge and Dredging Co.. Rolling stone Archie
Chisholm, former recovery
spoutman visited old friends,
He is back in Canada after
working in Melbourne Australia for over a year.
Mrs. H. Ollenberger will be
in Vancouver for three days
while Gerry has his tonsils out.
Mr. E.C. Sherman presented
Mr. G. Norman with a beautiful smokers set, matching ash
trays, table lighter and match
holder en behalf of the tour
foremen at a stag party Saturday, night at the home of Mr.
H. Ollenberger. Mrs. E.C.
' Shfermah Entertained' the wives
of the tour foremen.
Mr. and Mrs. G. Norman
leave Friday aiid will make a
short trip to Seattle and return via the Okanagan Valley
and Hope-Princeton route before starting work at Elk Falls
on June 18. Until the end of
the school year Barbara Norman will stay -with Mr. and
Mrs. C Graham, and Mrs. Norman will be living with her
mother Mrs. Davidson ih Nanaimo until their new house is
finished.
Owing to rain the picnic
planned for the Brownies at
Seaside beach was held in the
Community Hall. Following
tiie weihers and buns, sandwiches and cookies and games,
Brown Owl Mrs. Louden presented Tawny Owl, Mrs. Nolr-
man with a cup and saucer, a
farewell gift from the pack;
Mr.. J. Mitchell, principal of
West Vancouver Highj School
'■' accOiftpahied - by MrvyKingsley
Harris representing the- Western Division Pulp and;7 Paper
Association who sponsored, the
tour brought a party; p£ 28 students and 8 teachers by chartered bus to tour the mill ■oh
Wednesday. They wejrje conduce
ted. through the mill Jb^ Mj\■"£>.
KIat£ Mr. C. Mahl^anyMr. N.
RudolpJi ahd Mr. G;! ^aylcpr
and afterwards entertained; by
Canadian' Forest F^r<qducts in
the Cafeteria. 7 ; :
FirefMayy2B-^destroyed' the
home ot Mrs* A^ IVfefshjall.at.
./.■ Goekbura,. Pmni on- Nelson Isr
yla^^Sfe'-"	
plete loss along'*witli* mpst" ofe-^
the contents.
A large •bushiire has. started in the Milligan and Lewis
Logging operations at Beavery
Creek, Jervis. Inlet. The ' fire
is raging uncontrolled 9and
most of Milligan and Lewis
Logging equipment is in the
path of the flames. About six >
months logs are bucked and
in, the, woods and it is feared
they will be > a complete loss.
RECIEVES  CAP
In.   asi.   impressive    candle-light7cereiridhy'heldIn the^aud-
itorium , of tlie Nurse's    Residence of the General Hospital,
Vancouver, Miss Helen Garry
received her cap along    with
many other thrilled young R.
N^'s.'Her Parents - Mrs.    and
■:,Mr^TAy-Gar^;f7V^e^ .'jSechelt,
.jg^ye''* their daughter^ ^^ovyely
"camera ""'in Kohor. of the^f&ca-
sion.
At Aklayik, Northwest Territories; the temperature scttie-
times rises to 80 degrees in
July. Fort Smith Northwest
Territories has recorded a high
of 103 degrees.
rt class poster
This Latham Foundation each
year sponsors an International
Poster Contest. This year'Elphinstone Art Classes, under
the tutorage of Mrs. Fallows,
entered some cf their work.
Entries for this contest come
from all over the world, and
are open to any amateur.
Helen Hanna of Elphinstone High School won fourth
prize in group three of this
contest, and no less than seven pupils, Wilson Anderson,
Bernard Olson, Gordon Peterson, Heather Bracewell, Irene
Stronstad,   Joyce  Inglis,    and
Seventh win
Award   for   the  best  safety
record in the Canadian Pacific
Railway system in   1955 was
made to  the Company's New
Brunswick district. George H.
Bailiie,  vice-president oif. C.P.
R.'s Eastern Region, and formerly vice-president of the Pacific Region    at.   Vancouver,
made tlie    presentation.    The
safety trophy has been in competition for 11 years, and New
Brunswick district has won it
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CHRIS'S   JEWE.LERS
Work  done  on  the  Premises .
Ph6ne 96 Sechelt
Ernie Herrin won Certificates
of Merit in this group.
In the senior group, group
four, Elphinstone had four
winners of Certificates cf
Merit: Francis Lien, Denise
Hedegard, Lloyd Burritt, Orla
Blomgren. Great credit is due
these students, ' but equally
great credit is coming to their
teacher,  Mrs. Fallows.
Wilson Creek
Last Week it was reported
that Fred Vigor was visiting
friends in England until August. This should have read
Mrs. Fred Vigor.
Mrs. Charles Brcokman was
rushed to a Vancouver hospital on Monday evening for
emergency treatment.
Coast    News
June
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yym:k"'ytit':&&^^ CeaSt    News      June    7  >  i Changes job  Donagahan Stores, ^ois&tion  i. regret tliat owing to previous  .   commitments,    Dick    Kennett  left their  employ on  June 2.  -He  carries with him the best  wishes of both Elleh and Den  Donaghan.  The Donaghans have engaged C.G. "Curly" Lucken of  Wilson Creek, well known in  the grocery trade on the peninsula.  Donaghan Stores' innovation  of business on a strictly cash  basis may have inflicted a temporary inconvenience on some,  Mr. Donaghan says, but he  feels this policy will be in the  best interests of all.  Good Buys  at  Gibsons  Buildi  Supplies/  Ltd.  13CQh  25 OES members visit  Vancouver Cancer clinic  xpiam  f~eague  Mr. Paul Skytte at the  the PTA meeting on May 24  explained . requirements of the  Babe Ruth Little League Baseball organizaticin, and on behalf of the committee solicited  a donation to help get a team  outfitted at Roberts Creek.  Boys of 13, 14 and 15 are eligible to jodn and wiJi compete on the Peninsula. The season's winning teEon wi'i then  play against a team from  some other district. Uniforms  and equipment, etc. will come  to $350 of which $270 has ad-  ready been found.  Mrs. D. Blake, Mrs. D. Pearson and Mrs. C. Haslam reviewed an article written by  Dr. Hilda Neatby, famous' for  her controversial bock, "So  Little for    the    Mind"    after  -which there was a general discussion.  The June PTA meeting will  be changed to the. third Wednesday.  Gospel meetings  The Pull Gospel Fellowship  of West Sechelt, is conducting  open air services at the wharf  approach in Sechelt on Sundays  at 3 p.m., through the summer  months. There will be gospel  singing and salvation, testimonies. Also a cottage meeting at the home of. Mr. ahd  Mrs. H.E. Wood, "Woodhaven"  West Sechelt, every Sunday at  7.30 pm.       '  Thursday 7.30 p.m.     Friday 7 and 9 June 7 & 8  MIRACLE in the RAIN  Jane Wyman and Van Johnson  Saturday 2 p.m. Matinee 7 an<* 9 p:m. - June 9  CRIME WAVE  Cobs and Killers Sensation!  3xGxVb Mahogany 3 ply  @ $1.80 sheet  4x8x^4 Utility Grade  Mahogany 3-pIy, *4./5  1x12 Pine Shelving, K.D.  19c Lineal Foot.  Reject Fir Plywood  Doors:   $5.75 ea.  HALF PRICE  Check Rail Woods in  Many  Sizes.  HALF   PRICE  Discontinued Colors in  C.I.L. PAINTS  First  Come, First Serve.  at  GIBSONS  BUILDING  SUPPLIES, LTD.  PHONE GIBSONS S3  -���  - . -| I        ���      Mi . .     i  Please Note!  Twenty five members of Mt.  Elphinstone Chapter No. 65,  OES spent May 23 in Vancouver, Owing to Ferry delays the  group was two hours late in  arriving at the Free Cancer  Dressing station . maintained  y by the OES in quarters provided for them in the B.C. Cancer Institute Building.  Welcomed by the director,  Mrs. Grace Shane, and work  convenor, Mrs. Irene Watson,  .;���. the v: womeri were shown  through the building... They  noted particularly the nursery  which is maintained by Jobs  Daughters. It is a charming  nursery and used by tiny patients who pass in numbers  through the clinic, cancer being  a common cause of death in  children up to the age of 14.  The OES work room is a  spacious one, cheerful and  businesslike, with many cupboards and storage room, a  kitchen, and tables Most of  the equipment has been financed through memorial contributions. These volunteer workers keep busy from 10 in the  morning until 4 each day of  the week making the dressings  that are So urgently needed.  The work of the Star is guided by the Director of E.G! Cancer Institute, Dr. AM. Evans,  and 7a medical associate, Miss  D.M. Findley, director of nurses and. technicians.  The Elphinstone members  were .guests of the working  group at a pleasant luncheon.  After the group had learned  what they could of Management of a dressing station, prior  to the founding of their own  at Gibsons this summer, they  left for a short visit t0 Little  Mountain where they enjoyed  the beauty of Queen Elizabeth  Park,  and amatuer  gardeners  took the opportunity of studying landscaping.  From there they progressed  to the home of Dr. and Mrs. p.  McColl on Manson Street,  where Mrs. McColl, W.M. served tea and refreshments.  Members in the Elphinstone  group were: Port Mellon, Mesdames Grace MacDonald, Margaret Swan, and Betty Wood,  Gibsons, Doris Drummond,-  Eleanor Wardil, Margaret True-  man, W.W. Holmes, Sabiria  Gardiner, Lindley Wil son,  Irene Coleridge, and Sheri  Wingrave; Wilson Creek Leslie Jackson Margaret McLeocL  Dolly Jonas, Kay Frariski and  C. Brookman, Roberts Creek,  Bessie Shaw, Zoe Eades, Mildred Campbell, Madge Newman, Grace Cumming, OliVe  Skinner and Helen Lau; Vancouver, Molly McColl and Bertha McKay. ^  Authors instruct  Three successful authors  will give instruction at Western Canada's most extensive  summer school of creative  writing - at the University of  B.C., July 3 to Aug.  17.  Melvin W. La Follette, lecturer in English at UBC, is the  director of the school: Lister  Sinclair, UBC graduate and  distinguished Canadian author  and critic, will be the principal  lecturer and James B. Hall,  assistant professor of English,  University 0f Oregon, will be  the special lecturer.  Four workshops and three  seminars will emphasize fiction writing, playwriting and  poetry writing. Lectures in  basic creative writing will also be offered, both forycredjt  and non-credit students.  ��"?r> ;  y'".'$' ���  Visitor fishes  Dr. Murray Blair from the  Vancouver General Hospital,  was a visitor to the Sunshine  Coast last week. Oscar Johnson of Gibsons took him up the  Jervis Inlet, where the fishing  was  excellent. y?y  From their beat they could  see the forest fire ���'��� burning  oast of Pender Harbour, and  Oscar,said it had really got  away from them.       .  On the, trip," they stopped in  at St Mary's Hospital j to call  on Drs. Swan and Playfair. Oscar also called on Mr. Armour  of Gibsons who was a hospital  patient. \   ::-  Everyone  reads.  The  Coast News  IT  PAYS  TO   ADVERTISE  Back  interest  in  clothes, is  gathering  momentum, and appears on even 'they most casual  of summer fashions. Here it appears in the guise of an inset  in back of the bodice breaking  away  into   a  gathered   flared  panel and finished, with a bow.  7Thefront of this wearable daytime dress is a sheath silhouette and it is fashioned.of black  linen  and  black    and    white  checked gingham..  REDISCOVERED NATURE  One    of   the"   remarkable  things    about    the    primitive  American  Indians  was    their *'  use of innumerable plants for  food,  clothing, shelter,    medicines    and.   implements.    Tlie  early settlers learend a lot from  them but,  as civilization  pro  gressed,   much of that knowledge was abandoned and forgotten. Now a    new    science,  called  "chemurgy",  is discov-.  ering that some of our    abundant but neglected plants have  undreamed of possibilities.  BIRTHS    .,  PAUL - On Tuesday,    May  29 a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Gene  Paul,  of Garden Bay district,  at St. Mary's hospital.  te  w�� 1  iages, Wheele  REPAIRS  95M  B1CYCLI  ECHE  CYCL  COMING:  DIED A THOUSAND TIMES  BEND of the RIVER  GIBSONS THEATRE  GIBSONS MEAT MARKET  '"NE Vw'S  DUE TO PUBLIC DEMAND, WE ARE Again  Offering  t  Fully Trimmed  GRADE-A  POT ROASTS - Thurs.  Fri.  Sat.  CROSS RIB  Grade - A   -  49c Ib.  Sliced Rindless  SIDE BACON  55c lb.  Lean - Tasty  BLADE  (Bone Removed)  45c lb.  Eviscerated  TURKEYS 8 lb. Ave.  69c lb.  Real value  Fraser Valley  BUTTER  2 lbs. for $1.29  BEEF SAUSAGE  Large. Casings  Quality Is Always A Bargain  KEN WATSON PHONE 52  Keep Foods SAFE the Modern Way!  FULLY AUTOMATIC  PHILCO REFRIGERATOR  Stores Foods Safely,  Conveniently,  Economically  It'si The World's Finest Fully Automatic System!  Philco Refrigerator  Model '������864-  Capacity, 8.1 cu. ft.  With Pairy Bar, Removable  Door Shelves, and approved  Butter Keeper.  PHILCO    defrosts. Automatically,  without using heat,  or causing   ,.  foods. to thaw or Spoil.  Philco No. 864, $339.95  Also on our sales floor,  PHILCO MODEL 1164  1Q.5 cp, ft. Capacity, with'a ...  Freezer Capacity of 63 lbs.  C&$  V^S  tf Mli,co N?-1^6*' y$399.95  Investigate Philco First 7  The World's Finest  Fully Automatic System!  You'll  Find  Philco  Refrigerators  At  PHONE 6  Sechelt CLASSIFIED RATES     lost  WATCH REPAIRS  TOTEM FLASHES  __jl��7 words for 50 cents plus  two cents a word over 15. This  includes name and address..  Consecutive rates available.  Classified advertisements_ accepted up to 5 p.m. Tuesday.  . With the exception of continuous accounts, a 10c bookkeeping charge is made for all  Classified Advertising not paid  for wijthin 7 days of publication,  Legals -���  IS  cents per count  line for  first  insertion.  12 cents per count line  for each consecutive insertion..  Card of Thanks, Engagements.  In Memoriams - up to 50 words  $1.00 per insertion. 2c per word  over 50.  Classified Display ��� 70c per  column inch.  ENGAGEMENT NOTICE  Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gilbert-  son of Wilson Creek announce  the engagement.of their eldiest  daughter Frances June to Mr.  George Russell Betts of Vancouver. The wedding will take  place in Wilson Creek Hall, 7,  p.m. Saturday, June 23. Reception in the,Hall following  the ceremony.  '  CARD OF THANKS "  I would like to express my  sincerest thanks to- tlie men at  Irvines Landing for their  prompt and quick action in put-  ing out the fire at the Whi.te  House. A special thanks to Mr.  Peiper for his kindness in send-  , ing over his fire hose and  equipment. Mrs. Irene Brown  and family.  The Peninsula Players and  I would like to thank the following people for helping to  make the evening of May 18  such a success:- Capt. A. Johnston, Mrs. Eve Moscrip, Ted  Kurluk, Herb Stockwell, Morris Hemstreetj Chris's Variety  Shop, Mrs. Chas. Brookman,  George Kynock, The DePen-  cier Circle, St. Hilda's Church,  Jack Yewdall and John Little.  Hazel Critchell (Director)  Mrs. Laurie Hopper, Selma  Park, thanks^, the^gqodf friends  who have been so helpful at  the time of her husband's,  death, for their flowers, their  practical help andi their  thoughtfulness.  ]MMMMn*MIMaMMMMI  On North Road, Gibsons,  truck toolbox door, with license plate CI6460 attached.  Reward. Gibsons 88Y.  Ostrichskin Billfold on Sat.  June 2. FiAder may keep  money, please return papers toi  V.L. Swinney, care. of The  Coast News. Tele 95T Gibsons.  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.  DRUGSTORES,-GIBSONS and  SECHELT. tfn  NOTICE   TOWING AND   FREIGHTING  W. Nygren, Gibsons 13    tfn  WORK WANTED  Spray and brush painting;  also paperhanging. J. Melhus.  Phone   Gibsons   33. tfn  HELP WANTED  Cook and waitress wanted.  Apply Curve Inn Cafe, Selma  Park.   SITUATIONS   WANTED  Man experienced in -the following  occupations with    the  intention of residing    in    the  Roberts  Creek    area    desires  contact with employers;  Shipping and receiving 10 yrs. experience, Office ability in typing,   filing,  recording;   consultant in landscaping, gardening,  and interior decoration. Library  work and book    departments;  interests, and hobbies also include specialty cooking and recorded musie. Interested parties please contact Mr. John D.  Barry, 2926 Granville St., Vancouver B.C. BA 4037. 23  FOR RENT  Summer cottage, three robims  week or month. Apply A.R.  Reeves, R.R. 1 Gibsons Phone  21X y        ,.''' 23  Suite, 3 rooms, furnished, on  waterfronti a t Granthams,  available June 15, Phone Gib-  sons 114WVjVi;..,.'7. y.^' .���-    ���  '"   ;  Pender Harbour, 2 bedroo'm :  cottage, 2 room cabin by the  water.  Peaceful   surroundings.  Oyster Bay Oyster Co., Madeira Park P.O.  Watch and Jewelry Repairs  Marine Men's Wear. Agents  for W. H. Grass ie. Fast  reliable service. tfn  For Guaranteed Watch and  Jewelry Repairs, See Chris's  Jewelers, Sechelt. Work done  on the premises. tfn  REAL ESTATE  Stage Show and Dance  Port Mellon Community Hall  Sat. June, 16  EVAN KEMP IN PERSON and his Trail Riders  Orchestra, Featuring Frank Berry, Vancouver's great  Ventriloquist and magician.  Stage Show S.15 p.m. Adults 75c Children 25c  Dance 10.15 p.m. Adults $1     Children 25c  ONE NIGHT ONLY  NOTICE  RS. RHODES  Doctor of Optometry  ��� 204 Vancouver Block  Vancouver B.C. ���*',.-  Wishes to announce he will be in  Sechelt June 19.  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.  GIBSONS  Newest Shopping Centre  Oldest Real Estate Office  JOHN COLERIDGE REALTY  Between Lang's Drug Store.  and  Woods Hardware  Georgian Block.  Look for  the  Big Neon   Sign  SECHELT   INSURANCE  AGENCIES  Real Estate,  Property  Management,  Insurance  Office phone 22F  T.E. DUFFY, Agent  Residence 31Q  I. MACKAY, Salesman.  Residence  70F  H.B. GORDON   AGENCIES  Sechelt  REAL   ESTATE  and   INSURANCE  Phone  53 Evenings and  Holidays 115 ���  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous service.. Totem Realty, Gibsons. tfn  PROPERTY FOR SALE  Cosy, furnished, 3 bedroom  home for sale in Pender Harbour, Close to stores and hospital, F.P. $4800. Pender Har-  bour 2W ��� ,       .' 23  FOR SALE ���  SERVICE FUELS  Ran Vefhon  R.R.  1    Gibsons    Phone 173Q  Alder or Fir Bushwood  Mill Slabwood  Sand, Gravel and Cr. Rock  . , Products.  3 Sheep, 1 ram, 1 ewe lamb.,  $75. Phone 180Y, Gibsons.  Hide-a-bed type couch, own  mattress,     good     condition, y  green, $125. SA iron bed with  mattress, $15, B. Warnock, Madeira Park 3V.     jf 23y  ���   Wood  circular, heater  stove -  $35. Mimeograph machine $40.,.  Both in good condition. W.A.  Kennedy,   Seehelt  B.C. 23  Used blue and white enamelled Moffatt ' combination  eectric range and garbage  burner, with 2 ovens, Good condition $55. Phone Sechelt 57 Y  T"     BOY'S  WEAR       ���-.'..  Jeans,    T-Shirts, .  Underwear,  Bathing Trunks,   Socks,   Caps  and   Accessories.  MARINE MEN'S WEAR  GIBSONS  Man's Bike, basket carrier  and pump, new tires $12. Dadswell Gower Point Road.  1953 Chev. Vi ton truck, ex-  cellent  Condition.   $250  takes  over $500 equity. Apply G.  Page Sechelt 59M.   "Two large lots - 65' x 365',  road, power, own water, inspection offers solicited. Box 82  Sechelt.    , :___; 23  Fresh Oysters. Come by car  or boat-'to Oyster Bay Oyster  Company,  Pender Harbour.  One year old heifer, Ayrshire-Jersey cross for sale  cheap K. Pearson,. School R.bacL  Roberts Creek.  ge  SAT. JUNE 9 from 4 A-M. ti> ,6.30 A.M.  This outage will affect the whole Peninsula  and is caused by having  to  instal  the  new  Powell River line across the Sechelt Peninsula  line at Porpoise Bay.  Young, African Love Bird  andNtiew chrome', cage $35.  Phone Gibsons 26H;     .  DIRECTORY  HILL'S   MACHINE    SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding Anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert    Tradesmen  Precision    Machinists  Phone 54 Residence  152  .PENINSULA    CLEANERS  . Cleaners  for the   Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone:  Gibsons . 100  LIFE INSURANCE  Continental  Life  'Insurance Company  LORNE BLAIN, Agent  Box 188 Phone 82G  Gibsons  TELEVISION  SALES AND SERVICE  Fast work - Guaranteed  10% Down - Easy Terms  3 Month's Free Service  FREE TRIALS  RICHTER'S RADIO ��� T-V  - Phone '6 Sechelt  A new home right here in  Gibsons, 3 bedrooms, living  room with fire place, kitchen,  bathroom, wonderful view, this  is a home to be proud of.  A chance to start your own  summer    resort    at    Roberts  Creek, a fine house with 2 cabins with plenty of room    for  more. Full price $5950. Terms.  Three bedroom home on the  water front at Roberts Creek.  This lot is  over 900 ft. deep  and well worth $6500. Terms.  Come in and ask abdut the  two water front properties'we  have at Hopkins Landing. One  lot 85 ft. the other 101 ft. or  why not buy  them both and  have an estate second to none.  Always a better buy at   .  , TOTEM REALTY  Gibsons B.C.  REFRIGERATION  SALES and-SERVICE  Commercial ���- Domestic.  25 Years' Experience  A. M. CAMPBELL  SECHELT, 83Q  LET US  HELP YOU  PLAN NOW  For  your  Construction  Needs  c All types of  'IS  are  No   one  needs    an     orchid  when the iris are in bloom.  Mr. F. Allan of Gibsons has a  few prize blooms  in a    little  BUILDING or ALTERATIONS    hed in his garden, but in them  FOR SALE  Lot 66x120, between upper  arid lower Gower road, (Lot  25, plan 7741, blk. D, D.L. 685)  Road open on which lot is located. Price $600. 1/2 cash.  McCarthy Realty, Cedar 9148,  Vancouver.  Good Road Gravel at 10c  yard. Enquire for other grades.  No amount too* small or too  large. Phone Gibsons 120M or  call at Mai MacMillan, Main  Road, Hopkins. 24  Automatic G-E Fridge, Dick^  son oil stove,  3-piece  chesterfield suite,  Bedroom set,    Vi-  :   king washer. Bob Calder Gib- .  sons 98Q.  ,,    NOTARY PUBLIC  Legal   Documents   promptly  ��� ,. attended to  i   W.J.   (Jack)  Mayne.  Phone  24.  _    _    Sechelt B.C.  ~ WIRING  Commercial &  Residential  c, Electric  t Space Heating  Anywhere on the Peninsula  PARKER and SIM  ELECTRIC  Parker's  Hardware  Sechelt 51 ��� 130 Evenings  KURLUK  ELECTRIC &  PLUMBING  Complete Wiring and  Plumbing Service  -'   MASTER PLUMBER .-  To Plan for your Requirements  Free Estimates  .....    Phone Sechelt 107  MARSHALL'S  PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134, 104 or 33  V and S SALES, SERVICE  X- Agents  For  Propane Gas  j Combination  Gas  Ranges  Sales  and  Installations  j 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 53  HEATING  & SHEET METAL  LAURIE SPECK  Gibsons   149  FLOWERS  GIBSONS   FLORIST  Corsages - Weddings  Funeral  Designs  Plants  Flowers by Wire  Carole Brakstad  Phone 1Q9M - Gibsons  B.L.   COPE  Auditor  and  Accountant  Fifty Years' Experience.  A A- Roberts Creek; B.C.  :'r     Phone, Gibscais 22C  WIRING and APPLIANCE  SALES  Electrical Wiring  Alterations and Repairs  F. UTTING. WILSON CREEK  Phone 67F or 1ST  Notions���C ar ds���Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  THRIFTEE    STORES  Left 6f Post ��Sfica  Gibsons, B.C.  Headquarters For Wool  and LIGHT GRADING  Smith & Peterson Construction  Ltd.  Phone 28, 85 or 90Q, Gibsons  PENINSULA  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  All Types 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  GIBSONS BOAT WORKS  Boat Builders & Repairers  Phone  Gibsons  11IX  ('tail Services  June 10th   1956.  ANGLICAN ? .'���  2nd Sunday after  Trinity  St. Bartholomew's,    Gibsons  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  3.30 p.m. Evensong  St. Hilda's    Sechelt  1.45 p.m. Evensong  1.45 p.m.  Sunday School  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11.00  a.m.  Holy Communion  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  Port Mellon  Community Church  7.30 p.m. Evensong  UNITED  Gibsons  Sunday School 9.45  Public   Worship,   11.00  a.m.  Roberts Creek, 2 p.m.  .' "      Wilson Creek  Sunday School  11.00 A.M.  Public Worship, 3.30 p.m.  ���ST. VINCENT'S  Holy Family, Sechelt,    9 a.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10.30 a.m.  Port Mellon,   first  Sunday  ot  each month at 11.35 a.m.  Bethal   Baptist  Church  10. A.M., Sunday School  11:15 A.M., Worship Service  7:30  P.M.,  Wed.,  Prayer  2 P.M., 1st Thurs., in Month  Mission  Circle   -  PENTECOSTAL  .10 a.m. Sunday School  11  a.m. Devotional  7.30     Evening  Service  Tuesday night 7.30  8 p.m. Friday night  TRACTOR    WORK  Clearing, Grading, Excavating.  DS   Bulldozing  Clearing Teeth  ARCHES   FOR   RENT  A.  E.   Ritchey  Phone Gibsons   173  THE  DATE PAD  June 7 - Gibsons, L.A. Canadian Legion 109, crib and  whist. Legion Hall.  June 8 -Monthly meeting of  Branch 219, Canadian Legion,  Roberts Creek, Legion Hall, 8  P-ni.  June 9 - Roberts Creek Community Hall, dance, '9 p.m. by  Recreation Park Gornniiltee.  June 12: Roberts'Creek Improvement Association meet at  Legion Hall, 8 pan.  Jtone 16 - Gibsons, Kiwanis  Bingo,,- School Hall, 8 p.m.  June 15 - Gibsans Canadian  Legion 109.. 26th birthday party, Legionaires and Wives, L,  A. and husbands. 8 p.m.  June 17 -Father's Day Dinner Legipn Hall Sechelt.  June 19 - Gibsons,-W.I. meeting, Mrs. Ross', 2p.m.  June 21 - Gibsons at Miss  Grants, 2.30 p.m. United church  garden party, ice cream, cake,  tea, heme cooking, At the  church  hall   if wet.  June 29 - Scouts Open House,  Roberts Creek, Refreshments.  July 5 ���- Gibsons Headlands  service club garden party at  home of Mrs. W. Davis.  This week's special: 5 acres  on the Old School Road. Some  timber. Full price $700.  Harold Wilson  Totem  Realty  Phone   Gibsons  44  evenings  147  can  be found every color, almost,   except  black.  The great 10-inch Golden  Russett, the big fragrant blue,  called Laddie the biggest  White Ruffle, or the Casa Mor-  ena with the sheen of silk in  its bronze petals are there.  Cherie and Pink Sensation  are charming flowers, while  Pinnacle is a well named iris,  with the snow white pinnacle  rising from the golden yellow  falls.  After these flowers were  shown, and many colored photos of others, Mr. Allan commented," But you should see  these at Len's place! He has  some beauties 5."  Sechelt News  BY MRS. A. A. FRENCH  Mrs  L.G.   Brackett  had    a  swift trip when a friend arrived by private plane, and took  her over to Galiano Island to  visit   her  mother,   whom  she  has not seen for    two    years.  They left at noon,  and  were  back in Sechelt by 2.30 p.m.  Mrs. Brackett will soon leave  for Knight Inlet to spend the  , summer with her husband.  When 26 pupils of the Lord  Roberts   school  in  Vancouver  visited  the  Frank     Postlethe-  waite home in Sechelt, it was  beds to the right of them and  beds toi the left of them. Two  of their teachers Frank Postle-  thewaite Jr. and David  Scott  brought the children up by Sechelt Motor  Transport.    They  had a wonderful time.  Mrs. Daisy Clampitt was a  recent guest of the Jack Redmans.  A one-time resident of Sechelt, Mrs. Marie Woods, is in  hospital in Powell River, and  reported  very ill.  Father Nolan entertained at  a party in the Indian Residential school hall, when members  of the May Day committee, the  May Queens, Roberta Johnson  and Corinne Wilson, with their  attendants Jean Scott, Betty  Lou Baird, Linda Joe and Irene  Francis, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph  Johnson, Captain and Mrs. S.  Dawe, Mrs. W. Scott, Mr. and)  Mrs. T. Robilliard, Mrs. E.  Wakefield, Mr. and Mrs. Hem-  street, Mr. and Mrs. Q. Russell  and Mr. and Mrs. S. MacKenzie were his guests.  Mr. Harry Billingsley visited his family, whom he hopes  to move to* Vancouver at the  end of June.  Mrs. W.B. Billingsley and  her sister Mrs. Ethel Badour  of Timmins, Ont., are sisters  who have not seen each other  for 40 years. They are catching  up on family news, while Mrs.  Badour is visiting in Sechelt.  She is impressed with her first  visit to B.C. Her niece, Mrs. J.  McCrea cf Sechelt is hostess  part time for the visiting Mrs.  Badour.  Madeira Park  Jessie Scoular has been  chosen 1956 Regatta Queen.  Jessie won the popularity vote  at the school on Friday when  about 10 girls were nominated  for contestants.  The Executive of the Community Club met June 1 and  arrangements have been made  for the big anniversary dance  en June 15 in the Community  Hall. Also tlie Community Club  has donated $150 to start tlie  Babe Ruth League in this district.  The monthly meeting of the  PTA will be held Tuesday  June 12 in the school. All  members should attend this  meeting as the election of officers .for the coming term will  take place. Entertainment will  be provided in the form of a  fashion show, put on by Mrs.  Dick's sewing class with the  garments  they  have made.  When you shop say you saw  it in The Coast News. Coast    News      June    7  TEE TIME  Last week, Main-port golf  course was invaded by a class  of girls in the senior physical  education group from Elphinstone high school.  Mrs. Glassford, their instructor took them as a part of the  course, to> show them the essentials of golf and etiquette  while on the course.  Norma Turner, one of the  students, got a birdie on the  7th.  ouse winner  Purple House won the Elementary School sports May 25  with a final standing of 98*/��.  Green was second with 94,  Yellow third with 86Vz and  Red fourth with 75.  Following the running off  of the sports, refreshments  were served by the PTA. At  the close cf the day Mrs. L.  Coates on . behalf of the  school PTA presented the  school with a tape-recorder.  Bill Peterson, captain of the  Purple House    was    presened  For Better Service  GRAHAM'S  Barber Shop  All  Haircuts  $1.00   Anytime  Lots of room to park your car.  Gibsons Phone 60  TO LANG'S DRUGS  from  Gibsons Hardware  Our Hearty  with the N.R. McKibbin  award.  7 and under  Boys Dash: 1 Kenny Johnston, 2 Bruce Wallace, 3 Dennis Moran; Girls dash: 1 Kathy  Morrison, 2 Bobilou Mckib-  bin, 3 Lorna Sneddon.  Boys sack race: 1 Kenny  Johnston, 2 Robert Cummings,  3 David Burritt. Girls sack  race: 1 Marilyn Lymer,' 2  Dianna Hopkins, 3 Bonnie  Tiiorburn.  Boys 3 legged race. 1 Alan  McBeth and  Kenny  Johnston,  2 David Burritt and Teddy  Fiedler, 3 David Bird and  Ricky Davies. Girls 3 legged  race: 1 Bobilou McKibbin and  Lynda Chamberlain, 2 Marilyn  Lymer and. Bonnie  Thorburn,  3 Lorna Sneddon and Thelma  Volen.  8 and 9  Boys dash: 1 David Wilson,  2 Roger Skidmore, 3 Jimmy  Bothwell. Girls dash. 1. Julie  Calder, 2 Karen Porter, 3 Pat  Swallow. -ri  Boys sack race: 1 Norman  Spencer, 2 David Bird, 3 Ro>-  ger Skidmore., Girls sack race:  1., Lynn Stenner, 2 Arlene  Mason, 3  Dianne Fiedler!  Boys broad jumj: 1 David  Wilson, Roger Skidmore, 3  Norman Spencer. Girls broad,  jump: Gloria Rumley, 2 ^Bonnie Secord, 3 Sharon Malyea.  Boys 3 legged race: 1. Aird  Sutherland and Bruce Cramer,  2 David Wilson and John  Smith, 3 Paul Rudolph and  Norman Spencer. Girls 3 legged race: 1. Penny Feeny and  Dianne Fiedler, 2 Lynn Stenner and Bonnie Secord, 3  Lynda Peterson and Julie Calder.  10 and 11  Boys dash: 1 Michael McCartney, 2 Danny Coates, 3  Alan Marshall. Girls dash: 1  Penny Clarke, 2 Louise Bez-  deck, 3 Lyn Vernon.  Boys 3 legged race: 1 David  Skidmore and Peter Dragan,  2 Michael McCartney andi Ronnie Olson, 3 Danny Coates and  Robert  Wilson.    Girls    Three  I  i  i  i  i  CONGRA TULA J IONS  and Best Wishes to  ^<nty'<i   &%uf State*  On Their Opening of Their  7Uw "Dtti^ Stwe  In The  Georgian Block  GIBSONS FLORIST  I  I  I  I  BY PAT WELSH  At the T. Campbell home  recently was Mrs. Campbell's  mother Mrs. E.A. Greenwood  and her guest Mrs. H.R. Trum-  pour of Vancouver.  Wendy and Jill Cromie visited their parents Mr. and Mrs.  S. Cromie, before returning to  school at St. Margaret's, Duncan,  Vancouver Island.  Mr. and Mrs. Stoker and  family were at the Delamont  cottage while the Harold Hunts  entertained J.F. Davidson and  family.  THE KUMAGEN  CONGRATULATES  LANG'S DRUGS  -   v ��� , ��� ���  .        - ---��������"���.  On Their New Store in  ���   '������..'���������*  The Georgian Block  GIBSONS  ^^Ss^cSS^^^Ps^ViiiSS  ���TT^aaa  CONGRATULATIONS  yfttk. &ad 02ftnA>*   'Sen Jl&etfy  On The Opening: of Their  MODERN DRUG STORE  GEORGIAN BLOCK  GIBSONS  At Sunny Shores, were Mr.  and Mrs. Dennis Hunt, Herb  and- Ken, guests of the formers  parents, the Herb Hunts.  Also spending a weekend at  their homes were, Dr. and Mrs.  Richmond and family, Dr. K.  Argue, Mr, and Mrs. A. Tchai-  skowsky, Mr. G. Nairn, ��� Pat  and Marilyn  Cooper.  From New Westminster,  Nora and Don Macdonald, J.  McQuarrie and guests.  Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Simp--  son ar�� flying east on June 6  and they expect to be away  three weeks. Mrs. Isabel Simpson will superintend the family during their absence. '  'The George Claydons with  ���^ Linda and Frank spent a few  days at Cortez Island.  P&&& &*td *Ka% 'Ttfmd  legged race. 1 Lynda DeMarco  and Rita Bracewell, 2 Lynn  Vernon and Gwen Connor, 3  Penny Strom and Janet Kruse.  Boys high jump: 1 Danny  Coates, 2 Grant Cattanach,, 3  Burton Ayles. Girls high jump:  1 Pealie Farnham, 2 Gwen  Connor, 3 Penny Clarke.  Boys -broad jump: 1 Michael  McCartney, 2 Burton Ayles, 3  Bobbie Butler. Girls broad  jump: 1 Louise ISezdeck, 2 Lyn  Vernon,  3  Clare Mulligan.  Boys Softball throw: 1 Dan-'  ny Coates, Micheal McCartney,  3 Robert Thorburn. Girls Softball throw: 1 Pearlie Farnham,  2 Gwen Connor, 3 Lyn Vernon.  12 and  over  Boys dash: 1 John Hague, 2  Danny ^Coates, 3 Micheal McCartney. Girls dash: 1 Penny  Clarke, 2 Sonia Puchalski, 3  Penny Lea Davis.  Boys 3 legged race: 1 Danny  Coates and Robert Wilson, 2  John Hague and John Burritt,.  3 Billy Peterson and Danny  Propp. Girls 3 legged race:  1 Penny Clarke and Penny Lea  Davis, 2 Darlene Lymer    and  sports Dag  Sbnia Puchalski, 3 Pearlie  Farnham and Carolyn Anderson. ... ' A .  Boys high jump: 1 Danny  Coates, 2 Jack Molley, 3 Burton Ayles. Girls high jump: 1  Pearlie Farnham, 2 Lyn Vernon," 3 Carrie Anderson.  Boys broad Jump: 1 Dick  Galley, 2 Michael McCartney,  3 Tommy Helina. Girls broad  jump: 1 Louise Bezdeck, 2  ���Penny Clarke, 3 Susan Fearn.  Boys softball throw: 1 Danny Coates, 2 John Hague, , 3  Jack Molley. - '���������  Girls Softball throw: 1 Lyn  Vernon, 22 Penny Clarke, 3  Pearlie  Farnham.  Relay Races  Boys,    Yellow    first,    John  Hague, Roger Skidmore, Michael McCartney and David: Burritt. Purple second, eDnnis  Moran, David Wilson, Tony  Helena and Alan Marshall.  Green third, Danny Coates,  Dick Galley, Dicky Davies and.;  Kenny Sneddon.  Girls: Green first, Sonia Pet-,  rolski, Kathleen Morrison,  Janet Kruse, and Gloria Rum-  ley; Purple second, Bonnie Secord, Penny Clarke, Penny  Lea Davies and Dorna Sneddon  Red third, Darlene Lymer,  Lyn Vernon, Karen Porter and  Garry Winn. y ���;  * At GIBBONS, PAINTER  CONGRATULATES  LANG'S DRUG STORES  ON THEIR NEW GIBSONS STORE  AL GIBBONS  WILSON CREEK  PARKER & SIM ELECTRIC  OF SECHELT  ��� ��� * ���  o  Installed the Wiring &  Lighting Fixtures,  Congratulate Ben Lang  ON THE OPENING OF HIS  NEW DRUG STORE  IN GIBSONS  and TOYNBEE CONSTRUCTION, Ltd.  On The  Completion  Of The  Modern  GEORGIAN BLOCK  \  TOY NBEE CONSTRUCTION^TD  SECHELT  are Proud of being Contractors  for the  GEORGIAN BLOCK  in Gibsons  Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stew-,  art have left for Montreal,  from which Port they. will  sail for Greenock Scotland, for.  a visit to their? former homesv  They will visit eastern Canada before returning home, -to  Welcome Beach in November.   *  Mrs.' A. Menzies has returned home after a two week stay  in Vancouver and West Van-,  couver. .    ,A  The next meeting of the  Redrooffs Auxiliary. toi St..  Mary's Hospital, Garden Bay^  will be,held at the home ������.-of,  Mrs. A. Menzies, Welcome  Beach; at two, p.m. June 6,  when final arrangements for  the summer bazaar will Ibe  made. yy  News has been received.'of  the arrival of the Bob Cor-  macks at Sugar Lake, where  they will spend the summer,  after an enjoyable trip to California.  and Congratulate  BEN  LANG  ON THE OPENING OF HIS  TORE sons personals  Jack McPherson has joined  the CBC's British Columbia  Farms Department; as Farms  and Fisheries commentator.  He has had over 13 years experience in farm broadcasting  for the CBC. Jack started his  career in agriculture on a farm  in West Central Saskatchewan  where he was born. He later  attended the; University of Saskatchewan where he. received  his -B.Sc. and M.Sc. In 1943,  he became Assistant National  Secretary of National Farm  Forum and has served on the  Forum programs as. ari agricultural expert and as chairman.  ��� For Guarenteed  Watch and Jewelry-  Repairs  CHRIS'S JEWELERS  Work   done   on   the   Premises  Phone 96 Sechelt...  BY  PHYLLIS  M.  HODGSON  Mrs. Bill Barter is in Los  Angeles for six weeks visiting  her two daughters.  Miss  Sylvia Daust attended  a  school of cosmetics held in  '  the  Vancouver Hotel.  Mrs. R. Telford has returned  from a visit with her son and  family in Terrace. Added enjoyment to the holiday was  the plane trip each way.  Mr! and Mrs. Deans have returned from a holiday in the  interior.  After a trial  of    living    in  other  places,   Mrs.   Eric   Mc-  r Cartney and children have returned to the Sunshine Coast,  and are living on the Sechelt  Road. .  Dave Donaldson has returned from a check-up at Shaughnessy hospital with a good report.  Mrs. Ruby Anderson, formerly of Andersons Shoe Store,  was guest of Mr: and Mrs. Mel  Usher.  Mrs. Thor Christenson had  her nephew, Dr. Harry W.  Johnston of Toronto visiting  her.  Mrs. N. Berdahl and Mrs.  Rusk enjoyed a few days in  Seattle.  Joanna Ritchey, nurse in  training at Vancouver General  is spending holidays with her  parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.E.  Ritchey.     .  George  Mead    and    family,  were, recent guests at the Eric  Inglis  home.  It\was. George's  i<  WELCOME, BEN!  Glad to have Lang's as a  Next-Door   Neighbor!  CONGRATULATIONS & BEST WISHES  N. Richard McKibbin  Phone 42  INSURANCE  25th Anniversary Year  Gibsons, B.C.  mm  To Laiig's Drug Stores  Our Hearty  CONGRATULATIONS  On This   Week's  New  Store Opening!  MacLeod's Plumbing  Suppliers and Installers  OF ALL PLUMBING FIXTURES  OPERA TORS  The Gibsons Telephone Exchange  has openings for more operators.  Employment is now available for girls.  SINGLE or MARRIED  16   to   35  For Further information on this  Attractive Work,  TELEPHONE GIBSONS 17  or call at the Gibsons Exchange  and talk it over with the  Chief Operator,  Monday to Friday inclusive  1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  B. C TELEPHONE CO.  GIBSONS B.C.  first visit to Gibsons since his  serious accident last June. He  is now making progress in the  rehabilitation centre.  Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hocps  were in Vancouver ��� to attend  the wedding, of. Miss Sonia  Sorenson" to Mr. Roger'.; Dep-  piesse.  Mr. and Mrs. Herb Winn  have returned from their  honeymoon and are living at  Soames Point.  '  Mrs. J. Connor is visiting  her daughter in Youbou, Vancouver Island.  Mrs. E.R. Burrill of Edmonton were guest of Mrs. Frank  Bushfield.  Ori Sunday May 27 a number  cf local boys of the Order of  DeMolay 'attended   church   at  St. Andrews    Wesley    United  Church   in   West     Vancouver.  The  following-Friday,    the  boys were accompanied    into  Vancouver  by   W.W.   Holmes,  J.' Garlick,  Fred Stenner  and  Mr. O'Brien for initiation and  examination into Beaver Chapter. Initiated were Bobbie Emerson, Bruce Steinbrunner and  Cedric  Trueman.    Those    examined were Richard Stenner,  Odd   Elmholdt,   Ross   Garlick,  Barry Wood,    Larry    O'Brien,  and John and Winston Robinson;  Mrs. Jean Wyngaert entertained a number of friends recently. Winners of the contests  were Mrs. Wolinski, Mrs.  Harry Kennett and Gwen Connor. Vi Winegarden and Diana  JBracket assisted* with serving  refreshments. '  ��� Carman Robinson who has  just completed a Gilwell Wood  course, the highest badge for  scout masters, was home for.  the weekend. The course was  held at the Legge farm at  Haney extended over four  weekends, and included an 18  mile hike.  Mr, and Mrs. W. Lawson enjoyed   a  visit froim   their   son.  Dave  and family.  Mr. and Mrs Harrop from  Port Mellon have bought the  George Friend house.  party enjoyed good fishing  while here and were very enthusiastic about the beauties  of Pender Harbour and Jervis  Inlet. Another large cruise  ship to spend a few days here  this week was the yacht 'Memories', also of Tacoma. -with  ihany prominent businessmen  abprd. They also enjoyed good  fishing.  ��� y-7"': v  ' Mr. William  Matier is  confined   to   St.   Mary's   Hospital.  for the past week and is now  convalescing   satisfactorily.  ,Miss Joyce Scott has returned to her home in Halfmoon  Bay after having spent a week  at Garden Bay.,  Police Court  Robert Lee of Madeira reported previously as having  been fined for fishing in Sakinaw Lake without a fishing  license, was actually charged  under Section 38 (1) cf the  Game Act,  pleaded  guilty  in  Coast    news   ��� June     7  Magistrate Johnston's Court to  the charge, and was fined as  reported, He was not actually  caught fishing, but carrying  fishing gear.  Fined $25 and costs each for  exceeding the speed limit at  various points on the Sechelt  Highway were Victor Edward  Clark Odium of Horseshoe  Bay, William Cunningham of  Vancouver, and A.D. Walker  of Vancouver.  Our Congratulations to  BEN LANG  ON OPENING HIS NEW  Garden Bay  By Judith Fletcher  Mr. and Mrs. Eric Davidson  and daughter, Sandra, are  spending a short holiday in  Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Sparling of Port Coquitlam, spent  several days in Pender Harbour last week visiting Mr.  and Mrs. Lloyd Davis, Mrs.  Davis is a daughter.  Mr. Garry Bulett��. of Bremerton, Wash., was a recent visitor.  Betty Wray, daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. L.E. Wray of West-  mere Lodge is visiting her parents Miss Wray is attached to  the R.C.A.F.  Mr. R. Bland of St. Vincents -Bay, has moved to Alder-  grcve.  Mr. R. Alpine McGregor of  Kleindale is making a short .  visit to Langley.  Mr. Doug Campbell of St.  Vincents Bay has moved to  Minstrel Island. r  Visitors to Westmere Lodge  include John Black, HarcJ,d  Kent, Robert Miller, Alan Napier, Tommy Swan, and Jane  Lewall all of Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. Bud Kammer-  le of Irvine's Landing have returned home from a week's  holiday in Langley.  Tom Brazil of Herdy Island  has moved to Vancouver.  Mrs. Sarivole of Blind Bay  spent Wednesday at Irvine's  Landing. *  Newly weds, Dr. and Mrs.  John Playfair, and Mr. and  Mrs. James Delaney were  guests at a welcome home  party in the Nurses Home at  St. Mary's Hospital .on Saturday evening. A large cake was  cut by tlie happy couples and  an enjoyable evening dancing  was spent.  Mr. Bert Thomas of Tacoma  the long distance swimmer,  spent several days in Pender  Harbour on a fishing trip. He  also visited Princess Louise Inlet. Mr. Thomas says that he  is going to try to swim the  Straits cf Juan de Fuca from  Victoria to Port Angelus very  soon.  A large party of Tacoma  businessmen were aboard the  Cruise Ship Holiday when she  was in ' Pender Harbour for  several days this  week.    The  DRUG STORE IN GIBSONS!  PENINSULA LOGGING SUPPLY, LTD.  ,  PHONE 11 SECHELT  t.  JIM AND PHYLLIS PARKER,  OF  PARKER'S HARDWARE, SECHELT,  Congratulate Ben and Louise Lang on the Completion of the  Georgian  Block,  and  the  opening  of the  Peninsulars  Smartest  Drug Store,  ih  Gibsonjfc  Ben's faith in the continued progress of the area is  reflected in the modern building lie has built, '''y  "IS  i.:i  '���.�����-������  On Your  ���-..)������  NEW,  MODERN, WELL EQUIPPED  DRUG STORE  IN GIBSONS  Oscar J. Van Der Velden  STOCK FIXTURES, LTD. VANCOUVER  YOUR  ACCREDITED  DEALER  , SERVICE  LAURIE   SPECK  Congratulates  Ben  Lang  on  Completing the  Georgian  Block  and  Opening the NEW  LANG'S DRUG STORE  IN GIBSONS  All Sheet-Metal Work and  Furnace   Installation  BY    LAURIE    SPECK    GIBSONS  iS3S��!a!��iJ*S9����55*iW^ 10      Coast News June 7 1956  BY  CHUCK TOMPKINS  Ball Games were practically  nil on the Peninsula last week  as nature took over with fire  and rain.  Gibsons Firemen gave a  good, account of themselves  against Mt. Pleasant Legion  Saturday night coming out on  the short end of a 7-5 score.  The Firemen were trailing 7-0  into the ninth but a long double by Chuck Robinson started a rally that was good for  five runs.  Sunday's  game  was   rained  out but the   Vancouver   boys  SB. KHB BHHHE  SHESB3BBB B  It's Time For  BEDDING PLANTS  Come over soon for  The Best Choice  Also Tryy Our  Top Quality Selection  of MEATS  Ask about our  FREE DELIVERY  Service  MURDOCH  MARINE SUPPLY  Phone 3F  Pender Harbour  stated'   that  thew would   like  to return later in the year.  The fans missed a good show ':���  with the postponing of Sunday's i.  game as Mt. Pleasant were; got- \  ing to use one of the, biggest ;  drawing cards in coast softball ;  to pitch for them. He is Herbie  MacDonald the "clown prince  of softball" who throws everything from grapefruit to7sacks  of flour at the batter.  The Sunshine Coast Babe  Ruth League opens on Sunday  with a doubleheader at Wilson Creek.  This is another step forward  for  the  Peninsula  and   deserves all the backing it can get  and that means "good     atten- '  dance at all games    .  This writer h��s learned that  the school board' is quite willing to let the high school  grounds be used by the ball  teams of Gibsons and it makes  my face a little red when I  think of some of the things I  have written and thought of  our school board.  According to my"* information the teams will be allowed  to work on the field to improve  it andi in my opinion we could  have a first class ball park as  well as soccer, in two or three  years., so lets get t0 work on  it.  And to all the big talkers  about "no. suitable place to  play on account of the school  board'', tfie shoe is on the other  foot how so let's put it on and  wear it.    :  .1 Predict says "Paterson over  Jackson", on Friday night.  The annual value of the forest industries to the people of  British Columbia: is well over  a half a billion dollars.  Your 15 YEAR DREAM At Last Has COME TRUE!  Congratulations Ben  and  Lang's Drug Stores Ltd.  froud to be your tenant still  JOHN COLERIDGE REALTY  '  ELPHINSTONE HIGH SCHOOL  GRADUATION EXERCISES  Friday, June 15-8 to 10 p.m.  In the Gymnasium  Everybody Welcome  Little League  On May 23, Wilson cfeek  Orioles played host to the Pender Harbour Tyees, in . which  we saw the defending champions bowed to the Tyees by $he  score of 3-2.  It was one of the best played games so far, as the score  indicates. Only thing that marred the game was the manager,  coaching at third base started  the "rhubarb" with the umpire and razzing the opposing  pitcher to" the extreme.      ?,  It does not leave a good impression on the youngsters.  Batteries were: Orioles pitchers R. McSavaney and J.  Fisher; catcher H. Oaines.  Tyees, pitcher, K.. Anderson;  catcher, T. Donnelly.  On May 27 Wilson Creek vs  Sechelt Cubs saw the Cubs defeated 13-5. They had one poor  inning in which they allowed  the Orioles 11 runs, otherwise  it was a very good, game; The  Sechelt Cubs this year are altogether different team from  last year. This year the Indians took over, and they h Je  the materials and the makings  of good ball players. They have  good arms and are fast around  the bases, so with little more  experience and good coaching,  they'll be right on the top.  Batteries: Orioles, pitchers,  M. Crucil and R. McSavaney;  catcher, H. Gaines. Cubs, -pitchers, C. Craigan andH. August, catcher F. Joe. X:-'-?>X  U:S. army .engineers are experimenting with icecap tunnels in Greenland that could  permit major ,air bases to be  much closer to the North Pole  than,is now possible. Deep in  the experimental ice tunnel at  Tuto, specialist James Schuster, Phoenix, Arizona, hacks  out  ice  samples.  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