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Array Published  In   Gibsons,  B,  C,  Volume  10 Number  35  August 30 1956  Mr*�� Williard E. Ireland,  Archives B�� C����  Parliament B.ldg.��  Victoria, E��� C ��  Serving 4he Growing  Sunshine Coast  The following statement  was made by Cliff Oviatt,  president of ;the local Social  -Credit League.  =;. The registration cut off  here has caused a lot of  protest. A big share of it of  course is just talk: which.  :aip doubj: will be used as  (political fodder for those  who have nothing better to  offer. However _ in some  cases people did have a legitimate prolest and for this  reason I would like to make  the following clear. *  I gave my time anl effort  free that people here would  have an opportunity to register^ ; Mr; J.V. Gaspard of  Powell River, registrar of  voters was solely ^sponsible for arrangements and  cut-off here. He is a. full  time government agent appointed to the Powell River  station about five years  ago under the Coalition  government, and. as such a.  quick election was an eventuality that he- should have  been prepared for. He said  he had word from headquar-  Car pus  wharf  Jack Marrohybf Gibsons  and Ruben Feldstem of Gibsons narrowly escaped injury when. Jack Marron's  car was pushed into Howe  Sound from Gibsons wharf  just after midnight Saturday.  Jack was loading perishable express from the bus  office with Ruben when a  run-away tow truck of Buster's Towing from Vancouver struck ��the carr and,, pushed it -into: the- water. The  tow-truck was prevented  from plunging afjer it by  the cable attached to the  towed dump truck. According, to Jack Marron, it teetered on the bumper timber  when it stopped-  The towing truck, with  i,ts tow. was parked oh the  rani^j7ready for the first  morning ferry, when the  brakes failed.  Buster's Towing sent out  a truck Sunday morning,  which raised the.car from  the.: Sound* loaded it and  took it to Vancouver.  '��� Jack says he recovered  his brief case, but the contents of tlie car including  $he perishables, all of which  had been loaded but one bag  of cabbage, was lost.  Fine showing  by Calf club  ���., Eight ���'������ youngsters won  prizes at y the Sunshine  Coast Fall Fair in the Kiwanis Junior Calf club  competition. This is the  largest prize list so far for  this type of classification.  The entries were all in excellent shape s &n(l drew  favourable comment from  . [the judge who also complimented the /Sunshine  Coast Kiwanis club for its  efforts in fostering the  Calf club.  Here are the names of the  winners:  OPEN CLASS: .1. Linda  Christiansen '$3 and 2,  Ricky Wray $2.  JUNIOR CALF CLUB SENIOR - CALVES: 1, Merrilee  Fahrni S3 plus medal and  2, Ray Coates $2-7  JUNIOR CALVES: 1, Aird  Sutherland $3 plus medal:  2, Mary Secord $2, 3, Alice  Secord $1 and -4, Dick --Galley. $1.7      . -  In addition to prizies  listed each-entrant was-presented with a 50 pound bag  of Calf feed. They were  judged by Mr J.J. Campbell of Vancouver.  ters to spare no expense in  getting the registration before the people:       ���  Our registration^ cards  from here spent Tuesday all  day and hight; m the Powell River ,bus terminal, and  Mr Gaspard admitted another day. of,, registration  would have: --been - possible  down here/  It should hf? pointed out  that those who voted last  provincial election will be  still on the list at that polling station- . Y: ��� '  to Powell River on" Aug. 21  It is... also generally over  looked that the government  has maintained full time registration service at various  points throughout the province.  Cliff Oviatt, Gibsons.   -:.'.���  President,     Social      Credit  League:  Mr Jack Mayne of Sechelt  reports: Regarding registration of vbters. which was m  held recently I quo/e fromy  a letter-received from the '  Registrar of Voters at Pow- ���  'ell.River; BC. \  ���_ 'The< Voters List willy  close on August 21 and all **  applications for registration;?  must   be in my: hands   by':';  (that dale    otherwise  {will not be entered on  '? voters list*  |    The cards had to be  -biii I kept my office  'until midnight to try  they  the  sent  open  and  g(�� everyone possible on the  list. There were 310 voters  registered.  The Polling station for  Sechelt will be the Legion  hall on election day Sept.  19. J. Mayne will be deputy  returning officer.  gather strength  The political scene along  the Sunshine Coast is livening up and three political  parties, the CCF, Socreds  ad Liberals have held meetings in Gibsns.  George Hopkins, submitted by a Gibsons Social  Credit delegation as candidate for nomination at the  Social Credit coference . in  Powell River, did no1': win  the nomination as Mr Robert J. Muir of Powell River  won by a majority vote.  Socred delegates from  Gibsons and the Peninsula  had.been informed that.the  vd'.e was to have been taken  from delegates only, and  were suprised when voting  was open to the public.  However, George states,,  he believes Mr Muir is better qualified than he for the -  ' work, and has pledged    to  support hint *���- >-*** ,  Jules' Mainil' was select-'  ed by the Mackenzie riding  Liberal association meeting  in Gibsons Saturday night  when a delegation including  association officers from  Powell   tRiver   attended    a  , nominations meeting in the  "Parish hall-7  At 3this    meeting    Batt  Mclntyre of Powell    River  outlined     federal      Liberal  government    achievements  and urged a return Tto   the  liberal fold of,; those   .who  had stepped aside for other  parties.    Stewart   Alsbury,  New Westminister outlined  Liberal party efforts to help  labor and contrasted it with  what the Social Credit government had done.  There was a delegation of  19 persons,, from Powell  River and in all there were  some 60 persons at the  meeting. Mr Mainil was  nominated by Mrs S. Fallows and seconded by H.U.  Kennett;  In his acceptance speech  Mr Manil was brief and in  commen/ting on the Sommers case said that the Bennett government was unjust  and unfair to the cabinet  minister and. the general  public. If there was something wrong it was monumental gaul not to have  done something about it.  Mr Mainil said.-  >'.' Tony Gargrave, MLA in  the last legislature spoke  Mondajr night in the Legion  hall also discussed the Sommers case and said that an  inquiry should have been  held to prove guilt or inno-  '.. cence. Mr Gargrave outlined  ���' CCF policy  which included  hydro sites as    public    domain, an improved "method  of handling forest manage-.  men,t, equity for, agriculture;  with industry, fair dealings  for labour    and    low    cost^  housing for those unable to  afford present cos'ts.    Natural gas    should be    under  public control, he said. 7  Mr Bennett's rebate of  $28 on assessments he regarded as a bribe for voters,  and an insult to the intelli-:  gence of the voters. He also  urged public auto insurance.  Owing to the lack of ;  space reports on political  meetings are curtailed for  this issue but each candidate will have a chance to  state his reasons for being  elected in later issues.  winner .  local woman  Mrs Jean Wyngaert of  Gibsons was a big winner  at the PNE, being given  the Home Maker's " Award  for her display of. needlework, preserving and    bak-  "*����� ..J-;,.. ���  She was presented at tlie  Outdoor Thea^e on ,the  grounds .Wednesday, and  had the privilege of decorating tbev winning; horse in  one of the rarefe/ c  Frank Wyngaert also was  a bigJwinner with his poultry exhibits.      7 ,  Mrs Wyngaert won 13  firsts: Sponge, spiced and  layer cakes; blackberry,  crabapple, black .. currant  and wild fruV; jellies;; can;  ned raspberries,..." strawberries, cherries and fruit; dill  pickles and catsup. Her 12  seconds were for baking  powder biscuits, brown  bread, loganberry jelly,  black currant jam, canned  plums, canned ! wax beat's  and tomatoes; green tomat-  o pickle and chili sauce; and  in handicrafts, for wool toy  and felt toy.  I    Cpl, Evelyn Werizel of Oy-  ten, Alta.; and Pt- Joan Weath-  -erall of    Ottawa  have    their  hands full as they start their  ;iday of   duty at the    military  (hospital    at    Churchill.    Man.  iiThey are nursing assistants of  T&e    Royal    Canadian    Army  (Medical Corps and their hos*  (jpital services an area extending from    Resolute    Bay    to  Thule, Greenland. The nursing  , assistants at the" hospital have  become  enthusiastic    northerners   ' after    a    few    months  , there,  and their affection for  Jihe Indian and- Eskimo^babies-  is Jboundlessi.  Big whales  along coast  A school of about 30  black killer whales disported themselves along the  Sunshine jCoatf: recently.  Reports came from ; Halfmoon Bay area where fishermen scattered when they  were sightedand Jrbm the  vicinity of "; Byng Camp  where Mrs B. Morrison and  -t?vo children were fishing.  She sighted two dorsal fins  between herself ..and shore  but,managed to make shore  safely hear j'he Lau cabins  Where they are staying.  HALL MOVED  The new Municipal Hall  has been moved to location  at Mermaid St. and Inlet  Ave. in Sechelt by /he Peninsula Contractors, who are  now altering to make the  building suitable for occupancy by the village commissioners as soon as  possible.  Committee  makes report  The meeting of the Roberts  Creek Recreation Park Committee on Adgust 14 was an  open meeting so that the pubic might hear a report of  what had been accomplished  by this committee since its  formation;  Mr George Mortimer,  president; was in the chair.  He gave a concise outline of  the progress that had so far  been made, read the names  .^thfe officers -a$d; elirectorsA  which included "reprfes'^hfactives from all the organizations in Roberts Creek.  After a full discussion it  was moved and seconded and  carried that the aims   and  objects of the committee and  the work done to date fe endorsed.   A   committee   of  three; the president,    Paul  Skytte and A. Danroth were  elected to determine an agreement with the owner of a'  property whch is considered  by   the    Recreation    Park  Coipmittee   as   ideal for a  real sports field. Report on  this will be submitted to another public meeting to be  called shortly.  The Recreation Park Committee was responsible for  the selecting of a fair queen  to represent Roberts Creek  and ..provided her with  suitable robes.  School bells will ring for  students of Elphinstone  high school oh Wednesday.  Sept. 5, ending the summer  vacation. Teachers ' will get  into the. harness one day  earlier, meeting Tuesdays  Sept. 4 for staff conferences.  : Mr: W.S. Potter,- principal  of Elphinstone announced  that studen';s will assemble  in the Gymnasium at 9 a.m.  on Wednesday where they  would meei': the staff and be  divided into home; room  classes. Following the opening exercises students will  go- to home rooms for registration, payment of textbook rental fees and ^ the  making out of time-tables-.  They will >then proceed to  regular classes for the remainder of the day.  Mr Potter stated it is  important.that all students  be present for registration  as crowded conditions make  it necessary that maximum  numbers be known at ��� the  opening of school.  Students should have with  them their text-book rental  fees. This is $3.50 for students in Grades VH> VIII,  and IX and $4 for those ,iu  Grades X, XL and XIL  Text books cannot be issued  until this fee has been  "paid. Students should also  come prepared with notebooks land other essentia  equipment.  es  A LONG SWIM  With no practice beforehand, Jim Edwards, 67, a  resident of Soames point  accompanied by Mrs Gloria  Fyles in a boat swam across  to Keats Island. Arriving  there he rested and *.hen  rowed back home.  Served together in same squadron  John-Mattthews and Keith'  Wright, who served in the  same air squadron in World  War II without knowing  each other, have worked together in the growing business in Roberts Creek since  1949, and are now partner-  owners of the new Supervalu store in Gibsons.  Keith, who grew up in  Saskatchewan, first came to  Roberts Creek in 1947, worked for a time for Jackson's  Logging; managed the Roberts Creek co-operative store  at the head of the wharf for  eight montlvs, and then  went into partnership with  John Mat*'hews on the purchase of E. Sha\y's grocery  there in June 1940.  John Matthews, who grew  up in  Roberts Creel;,    and  went to jschool in Vacouver  was in the Ferry Command  and a Bombing Command in  the Airforce- Afi:er the war,  he workel for a time in Vancouver at various jobs before  returning to Roberts Creek  to go into the grocery business. John: is married with  his home at Roberts Creek.  Keith has maintained a bachelor apartment ther?.  The first expansion was  the purchase of ihe Grayson  Grocery in-:Gibsons in 1954  which Keith has managed  since that time. In December 1955 the expansion which  culminated .in the new store  was planned. Delays in ob-  'taining property, in having  plans ratified and other matters caused hold-ups in the  commencement of the building.  Continued development  program for Super-Valu  Stores will account for expenditure of over $4,000,000  according to the current  program announced by M.S.  Duffus, manager of retail  operation. Kelly, Douglas  and Co. Limited.  Five of the 15.000 foot  foot supermarkets are  for the Lower Mainland  area, and a sixth store approximately 16,000 feet is  part of the CityCentre shopping development in Kitimat. One of these supermarkets will be- a part of the  million dollar shopping centre at Lynn Valley and  Mountain Highway. North  Vancouver.  Super-Valu will have 75  stores operating in British  Columbia by tlie end of 1956.  \[yFi^v^6^$r^ea^yptovm--  ided the music for the members of the Mary Isedale  school of dancing who gave  an exhibition of Highland  dancing at the Sunshine  Coast fall fair.  A platform had been erect"  ed outside the fair building,  where the dancers could  be easily seen. The Reel of  Tulloch was performed -by  Caroline Anderson (Gibsons) and Sarah Thrasher,  Barbara Earl and David Jeir  son of Vancouver.   -���     5>  A lively- sword dance  followed, by Barbara Earl,  Judith Thrasher, and Caroline Anderson. Bunny Madden dianced a splendid sailor's hornpipe in spite of the  heat, followed by an Irish  jig by Sarah Thrasher, David Jenson and Caroline And-  erson.  Sarah Thrasher danced  the amusing Shawn Trews  and the entire ensemble  performed the Highland  Fling. Judith Thrasher, one  of Mary Isedale's senior  students, was in charge -of  the party.  The performers were given all credit by the audience^  for their fine performance  in spite of the heat and th��  small platform.  Wins scholarship  George Slinn, Elphinstose  high school graduate this  year was awarded the PTA  Teacher association scholarship with an average  mark of 88.8 for the . year.  This announcement nvas  made by Mrs Hough, president of the district PTA.  The scholarship is -for  $250 and it is understood  George will be attending  UBC for an engineering  course.  LIBRARY HOURS  Library hours starting  Tuesday Sept. 4 will revert  t'o fall and winter hours.  Tuesdays from 2 to 4 p.m.  and Saturdays from 2 to 4  p.m. .   : oast wzws  ffi&gmftj&sr'  \   .       Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.,  every Thursday, at Gibsons, B.C.  Member Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association  and the B.C. division of C.W.N.A.  J Box 128, Gibsons, B.C. Phone 45Q  FRED CRUICE, Editor and Publisher  DO WORTMAN, Advertising Manager  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, s$2.50 per year. 5c per copy.  HI NEIGHBOUR  Once I walked along, the  main street of a small town  with a man who has lived  there for 40 years. He seem.,  ed to know everybody, and  if he didn't stop and speak  he waved his hand. "it seems  to me," I said, "That you  know even the dogs and ca+s  in this town."  P*. may know all the dogs,'>  he answered, "But I am not  so sure   about   the cats.' I  -have known this man since  There will be considerable talk for the next few  weeks about how good or how badly members of the  political fraternity view each other. As far as The Coast  Hews is concerned any political candidate in or out of office    we were in college together    day   he   began to   cultivate  and down the platform of a  little railway station in England. Some young people  were there haying lots of  fun when one of them said:  Isn' t that a solemn man;  his face would be a good advertisement   for a   vinegar  factory.'  ���'�����.'*���    *���  Unfortunately, my friend  overheard the remark and it  made him do some thinking.  Is it true, he asked himself,  that I look as crusty and as  sour as that?    From    that  'You can always tell a pagan  by his bickering and quar..  relsomness and you can re.,  cognize a Christian by his  happiness.' Centuries later  Saint Francis of Assisi said:  'Let us leave sadness to the  Coast News Aug. 30 1956  Mr      Nornian     Griffin,  dfarai director, radio station  devil and his angels. As for    CKWX was on hand making  ny    recordings   at the   F"air   ;  who tries to impress with how good he is, is wasting time-  Talk is cheap but actions  usually cost   something and the  effect of those actions is what counts.  British Columbia's Social -Credit government has done  teome good work. Any government in office should  do good work. It has the taxpayers' money to play with.  However there are other considerations that go to make  up7 government. The one that should stick out in the people's  Blinds is the moral issue.  Should a government allow a cabinet minister to take  sefuge behind the skirts of justice in a matter that concerns  the entire electorate ? To The Coast News, this appears to  ��e the crux of the present political campaign.  If members of government can hie themselves to court  and tie a public matter in litigation which could be unend"  ing, it is time for a fresh moral concept. It could mean  that from now on no public scandal could be aired in an  open manner because the matter was before a court..  If Mr. Bennett was assured of Mr. Summers' innocence  he should state so in language of the type the voter can  Understand. So far he has maintained a silence which can  Hardly be termed dignified. At the moment we are not concerned with Mr. Sommers' case but we are concerned with  the manner in which the public is being denied the right  to decide the issue before it casts a vote.  It would appear, based on the temper of certain political  parties and the temper of the powerful Vancouver press  that Mr. Bennett is in for a rough ride. He may emerge  victorious but it will not *make politics smell any sweeter.  Is the moral issue a potent one? Only the voter has the  answer. Does he or she care? The ballot will tell.  and he has always been the  same; good-natured and  friendly.  It is a great advantage to  have a disposition like that.  Everybody likes to be recognized and greeted,-especially when the greeting  is cheerful and sincere. I  want to be fair to shy  people; those who are born  cheerfulness and of all my  friends, he is the most jovial. Life is like looking into  a mirror, what we see depends upon ourselves. If our  attitude is friendly we shall  find the world friendly  also. That is, if we are good  'wavers' we shall find other8  waving also.  A man died in New York  us, what can we do but  glad.'     --  I ahi not saying that  cheerfulness is the greatest  of all virtdes��� ;personally,  I like humility even better,  butv probably the two go together. The cheerful man is  generally: also humble. A  lady was, talking to me recently about -her minister.  She said: 'Most of the time  he looks sterri, but he has  theJloyliest sniile. I wish he  iised it of toner/ Too bad  somebody doesn't tell him  that; in any ease, I hope to  remember it myself.  Our quotation is by' L.E.  Landon: *N6 thoroughly occupied    man    is    irritable.  Hard   work   keeps   men  cheerful.' "���.���''���  He was greatly interested in the Pet Parade, and  had one of the entrants,  Terry Charman, speaking  for him. He obtained the  names of the winners of the  junior poultry section, discussed gardening problems  with local exhibitors, . and  stayed to watch the Highland dancing. ~  A radio talk was given  from* this work,' giving added publicity to tlie Surishiha  Coast Fair ���'���'-���!'  with a timid and extremely    a few years ago, named Bill  Read TheJ Real Estate Column  On The Want Ad Page.  bashful make..up. Often  their shyness is mistaken  for snobbery and they get a  reputation for pride which  they do not deserve. Their  behaviour leads to misunderstandings and they themselves often get grieved or  sour.  *    *    *  But the people who   naturally   'wave' are   welcome  Robinson. He was a negro  who had spent his whole life  in tlie entertainment busin...  ess and always kept his  humour clean and whole..  iSome. His luneral service,  conducted in the Bari'ist  Church in Harlem, but no  church could contain five  per cent of those who wished to pay their respects to  him. Newspapers said it was  OB  .���������'". ft: �� SICOTTE  Bulldozing Service  Land Clearing  Road Building^  Logging      Landscaping  Free Estimates  Phone 82M Gibsons  everywhere and they^spread    the biggest private   funeral  ever held in New York City.  People of every race and  creed wanted to pay. their  respect to this fun maker.  He made people happy, and  millions hastened to make it  clear that he was the kind  of man they loved.  The Canadian Scottish  Despatches     from     Overseas  <3uring  World  War  II always,  for security reasons, read "with  a'British   Columbia  Regiment"  M reporting stories of the Canadian   Army   relating   to   our  British  Columbia  units and  as  often   as   not   they   dealt  with  The   Canadian   Scottish   Regiment.   Now   the   Regiment   is  ���setting out to tell the story be-  Sind the headlines.  While this history will be  primarily that of the overseas  Battalion in 1939-45, it will also  ���deal at length with the period  Setween the wars and the post  war period.  The trustees have named Mr  B. H. Roy to write the History.  He has a master's degree in  Sistory, served overseas himself, and worked in the post war  jrears with the Historical Sec-  flori at Canadian Army Headquarters. He is well qualified-  to undertake this important  work.  Aside from contacting those  who served in the regiment  during the above years this his-  ibry will appeal to next of kin  and relatives of those who served, and to the many friends of  The Canadian Scottish Regiment throughout the Province.  Everyone concerned with the  preparation of this important  historical record agrees that  stories from the soldier in the  ranks and personal opinions of  selected "actions" and humorous  incidents can make the histpry  a-living and breathing, record j>f  the life of the regiment, instead  of a rewrite of official records.  The historian needs these personal narratives. All veterans  of the regiment are asked to  send them in now.  a lot of ; sunshine. I once  knew an old lady who . sajd  she liked to travel oh busses  because she met so many  nice people. She was the soul  of good nature herself and  she made others feel that  they wanted to be pleasant  also. I believe 'that a friendly attitude to others can be  cultivated and -.that excessive  bashfulness can be overcome  After all, affability is a a  characteristic of the Christian life. Mind you, I have  known a lot of good people  who were not cheerful.  They were fine people but I  was glad that I did not have  to live with them. |f  Years ago, a friend of  mine, who is a very serious  looking man, was pacing ^up  In every age, Christian  teachers have known that  good nature is one of the  fruits of the spirit of God,  Clemeru'; of Alexandria said:  mmamBmmmmmm&maBmmmmmmmmmamtmmmmm  For Guaranteed  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs -  CHRIS'S   JEWELERS  Work   done   on   the   Premises  WE BUY OLD GOLD  Phone 96 Sechelt  ERTS  ON  sSnBmKdP ���   ���  Sponsored By  Canadian Legion Branch 219  SEPT. 2, 1956  Sunrise to 4.00 p.m.  Fishing Limits: Camp Byng to Davis Bay  Weigh In: Wharf, Roberts Creek  8 - VALUABLE PRIZES - 8  Including  Best Junior Gatch - $10.00  TICKETS ��� $1.00 ��� Available at Donaghan Stores,  Anderson Motors, Roberts Creek, and M & W Store,  Gibsons. -  1,000 phones  There are more than 1.000  ifelephones along the Sunshine Coast from Gibnons  to Pender Harbour, according to the latest tabulation  dated July 1, by B.C. Telephones. _     ,  There are 590 of this  number through the Gibson��  exchange, 384 through Sechelt exchange with an added 99 for Pender Harbour  district. More are to be connected as soon as equipment  is available, phone -officials  report.  The Sunshine Coast population is growing!  L  and  a  new lilt to living.������  tic^'<k&ss}g<M&  O .L_.E> 3 IVI OO I L* ��  ~A GENERAL MOTORS VA8.UE-  0-22560  PHONE SECHELT 10  THE NAME THAT MEANS A GOOD DEAL  WILSON CREEK BX. ISCOTTS SCRAP BOOK'  By R. J. SCOTT  BY MRS, M. NEWMAN  Mr and Mrs Peloux Long  of'"Long Beach" Roberts  Creek. ftad as their guests,  Mr arid Mrs Vanderbilt  Johns and General arid Mrs  Grant of California,  Miss Kitty Ripley of New  Westminster who, since  June has visited in Denver  Colorado and Tacoma. is  , spending the balance of the  summer with Miss Sheila  Smith.     . y 7 V  Wenly Hillier, former resident of the Creek, is a  guest at Stratford Camp.  Mr and Mrs A. Nichol and  children of Weslb Vancouv.  erwere guests of Mr and  Mrs R. Cumming last week.  ���'. Mr and Mrs Ted Shaw  > spent a few days v with Mr"  and Mrs Dick Reeves at  their home at St. Vincents  Bay and are hoping to return soon to catch the big  one that got away. Mr and  Mrs Reeves were guests of  Mr A.R. Reeves whose flower garden this year is attracting flower lovers as  usuaL -., . '>..  The busy   potters at   the ���  Roberts Creek Potter's Club  held open,house last week,  arid served tea to a number  of   interested   visitors. Mrs.  H. Bernhof, Mrs Zoe..Anne  Clemens, Mrs J.   Jack,   Mrs  B.   Roberts   and   Mrs A.  White, were on hand to demonstrate their   work   and  v tables were filled with sam..��  pies of wheel and coil method objects.  The club uses two wheels,  three electric kilns and  local, Wilson Creek ant Haney clay. Vase, cream and  sugars, lamps, ju^s, bowls  and many o.ther articles  there showed talent and originality. Two heads model..  %\  ���$&$���  rm&���:.  ���m&'P  KHAN  IN >te HEAR.  0R..R��S1H0USE,>  \    KHAN  v  ' law>; ?>R)KC��:  ��     SUCCESSORS  * khRh.  _   ABOVE-    '  All msicY, MlWCS A.  J>EOW�� Hi ��KEVt!ES.  4&1 rfEA.Y of^ke Summer Sun SfsuKES  ��f��llS ��50-^00* Hlfirt VOL^MIC PILLAR*  M" CAPE BARNS, M <tlE. A.N-fARt'flC.tf  CUES Of? StfOWERS o*S**GM��HTS  HoW H\id 6fX  4H WU. V/EKjHI .  of fa ILEGfRW RA.V  IS US UI&��\tM.  ��� ?  m  ~��>ir*.KhIWmJjWio^tau��c��iij^��i��i��ifc^_ ���  led in clay by Miss Edith  Jack showed a great deal of  talent.  Classes in   ceramics   will  resume   in the   Fall   and  vthere is.still available space  for more posters.  Mr and Mrs Earle Gramm  ,of Seattle are visiting Mrs  Ruth Mitchell on their way  up coast with' their camping  equipment for a few days.  SALE OF WORK  A sale of work and tea  was held by members of  Roberts Creek United  Church W.A., Aug. 10. It  was a happy affair and a  brisk business ws done at  the work stall and articles  were picked up , that .will  make useful Christmas presents.  The Members of the WA.  thank their many friends  and neighbours for their  generous help in making  ���the affair such a success.  Support protest  : Mr. Harvey Walters, local  presiding minister;. announces  that local witnesses of Jehovah  in convention at Victoria Aug*  2 to 5 added their voices in  approval of a Resolution protesting the unjust persecution  and denial of human rights of  their group in Russia and  her satellite countries. The  resolution will be sent to  Premier Bulganin in Moscow  from representations of every  congregation of Jehovah's) witnesses throughout the world.  There wjere 177 Witness  candidates baptized by water  immersion. in the beautiful  Crystal Garden's- swimming  pool.  Sunday afternoon a crowd  of 6,381 in Memorial Arena,  heard Mr. A.F. Danley, contention manager, Ispeak on  "Why Permanent'Peace Will  Come In Out Day".  ���   !  "'''f  THE  Limited  24 HOUR WRECKER SERVICE  FIRST   CLASS  BODY SHOP  SEIBERLING TIRES  ALL SIZES IN STOCK  Austin Cars  ?:��� ; 7, 7 .   __^  says Fred Sampson, President of the Cowichan Fish & Game Association.  "A lighted match or cigarette carelessly  discarded may set the forest back a century  Good sportsmen look ahead to the hunting  and fishing in the, forests they help protect  by observing every fire safety precaution.".  fo-.jWy*   ���-.'.:>������'''  Fred Sampson, President of the  Cowichan Fish and Game Association,  has lived in the Cowichan District  for the past sy2 years.  As one of the  thousands of employees in B.C.'s        \  forest industries, he is well aware  that the recreation and pay cheques  of half the people in the province  depend on how well you do your part  in protecting the forests.  UCK  PHONE 27  NIGHTS 112  Everyone entering the forest lias an obligation '.  to be familiar with and carefully observe all     > i  7 fire safety precautions. Drown your campfires ;  before leaving, break your matches before       .^i. ^  discarding, grind out your cigarette, and never smoke  while moving through the woods. You have a  ..vital role to play in protecting our forests front  fire. Your future may depend on how: well  ythe ..forests are managed ��� a forest Tpisely     , .  ' managed 7$ill yield crops: forever ������'        -    "  0  LIMITED  auMILLAN & B LOEDEL L 8MB TED  .S  >v eiion  MRS M. WEST  husband Mr. P- White and  his sons, Ted, Jeff and Bud  in Port Alberni.  Miss Sigrid Sehrwald has  Eriends in    Port    Mellon    left Port Mellon after work-  fere-   learned Mrs.    White    ing 11 months in the   Lab-  ^ssed away in a Vancouver    oratory    Department.     She  hospital last  week after  a    plans   to    enter    Chicago's  Mag-., illness, she leaves her   Nor^h Western    University  THESE BRANDS  on your  GROCER'S SHELVES  SCHOOL SHOES  for Children of All Ages  \  GIRLS & BOYS' OXFORDS  SADDLE SHOES.  LOAFERS  BOYS' SCHOOL BOOTS  RUNNING SHOES     GYM SHOES  WIG4RDS  SHCE STCCE  Phone 25 G  Sechelt  Political    Travelogue  BY  TONY  GARGRAVE   MLA  For the next three weeks  jggerliaps you might like to  same along w^f h me as I  ^travel up and down the Mac-  Isanzie riding on this election  ��smpaign thai, the Premier  m* suddenly wished on all of  ws�� Along with my typewriter I am taking my swim  ssit so I x hope the weather  ^itys fine.  Mackenzie is such a large  ��sd interesting riding ��� that  31 thought you would like to  aSSifk over my shoulder as I  *aat Ocean Falls, Bella  ���&ola, Gibsons Landing,  Howell River and Woodfibre.  Through the three columns that I will be able to  wi'te this side of September  71$, (polling day) I also hope  {!*�� be able to interpret in a  IGpcsonal way i';he CCF views  ose such matters as Public  Jfwer, hospital care for the  ts&ronically ill, forestry prob-  'sferis and other election is-  issss- I also firmly believe  ���Seat V he Sturdy-Sommers  ��sse is an issue in this cam-  Spign.  My first meeting was  iifeTd at Gibsons. Gibsons  Seas a fond place in the  Mshds of CCF'ers because  3&S, Woodsworth, the national founder of dhe CCF  r^ent quite a few years as  arahister of a small church  Ukere when Gibsons was  ssr3l a pioneer settlement.  At Gibson I related my  s&titude ,to the Sturdy-  iiSsmmers case. The chief  -og&estion that people asked  m. Gibsons was; how is  M possible for our Premier .  "fife say "no comment" for  r^ven long months after one  fsC his chief minis)fcers, Mr  Robert Sommers, former  Minister of Lands and For-  flBte has been accused by a  Vancouver lawyer, Mr  Surdy of accepting bribes?  The fantastic view point  as not that a minister was  accused of accepting money  'asocfer unusual cireumstan-  <bbrf, or that I may think the  ���S&rmer minister guilty or  asf guilty. Let me say rigM  away I have not the foggiest  idea whether Mr Sommer's  is guilty as accused or not.  I do not know. I have not  seen the evidence and would  not wish to see it if it was  offered jso me-  The fantastic fact of the  \Vhole thing is that the government, Mr Bennett and  Mr Bonner, pretend not to  see or hear this political  time bomb. Let me make  this qu.V,e clear. The guilt or  innocence of the former minister is not before the courts.  When Mr Sturdy first  went to Mr Bonner las|; December with that "certain  body of evidence" Mr Bonner refused to take any action. After a gresj'; deal of  legislative and public criti-  sism Mr Bonner eventually  refered the matter to 'the  RCMP. So far ;:he public  have not learned of the results of this report, and the  government have taken no  steps to clear or charge the  former minister. This is not  fair to the ex-minister or to  the public. The charges were  .made seven months ago and  this government has taken  no steps to set its own  house in order.  All that has happened is  that Mr Sommers has taken  private suV; for libel against  Mr Sturdy. The government  has done nothing!  We suspect in the CCF  that the election has been-  called now, quickly, };o prevent the public from getting  all the facts- Surely the public will explode at this political duplicity.  By the time this column  appears in print I will have  visited Woodfibre, Port Mellon and be back in Powell  River in time to commence  the second round of meel/  ings and visits to the northern part of the riding at  Ocean Falls and Bella  Coola.  The purchase of this space  was made possible by donation f.o the Mackenzie riding CCF campaign fund.  for a two year dental course  her European qualifications  not being recognised in  Noith America. She. flew to  Chicago Monday and will 7  sit for entrance exams nexj'c  week. Sigrid hopes to be a-  mong university students,:  who return ,io Port Mellon  next summer. '"i  Mr and Mrs W. Forsch-  jier and their children-: of  Longview returnel 7frbm  holid'ays spent in Alberta  :and Washington, wi|'h tKem:  is Mrs Forschner's ihotHer,  Mrs Lewis whose home is atr  Athabaska, Alta.  Mr and Mrs G.    Macdonald   and   Mr   and   Mrs. G-i  Wood are visiting    friends  in    Vancouver   and onthe-  Island. ������������������ v  '���  Mr and Mrs J. Thomson  have returned from a holiy  day in Settle and Portland.:  -While their parents .^?were  away Jimmie and Marianne  entertained their grandmother Mrs J. Thomson and;  cousin Jean Thomson of  Vancouver.  Mrs G. Booth has returned  from a vlsif; to Vancouver  Sheri > Spense of North  Vancouver has been staying,  with her cousins> Beverly  and Billy Pitman. '.- /  Mr and Mrs N. Marleau  accompanied their niece  Miss Yvonne Bowman, their  guest last weekend, to Squamish where they were the-  overnight guests of Mr and  Mrs A- Reynolds. I;'; is Miss  Bowman's first visit to the  coast. Her home is in Saskatchewan.  Mr and Mrs J. Henderson  and Mrs G. Thomson from  Ontaio were guests, of Mr  and Mrs H. Bursey during  f.he week. Mrs Thomson  who is 83 is making her  first visit to the coast, having flown out for a six  months visit.  Mr R. Helena, Bill's cousin from Seattle has been  visiting Mr and Mrs B.  Helena.  Mr and Mrs L. Swanson  and their children Wayne,  Trudy and Fred moved  from Hillside to their new  home on the North Road,  Gibsons ��*": the weekend.  Mrs Maru'.on's mother,  Mrs Rumble, has returned  to Hillside after visiting a  daughter in Vancouver.1  On Tuesday Mrs D^ Hoops  of Gibsons was the guest  of Mr and Mrs L. Bredy  and on Friday/chey entertained. Mrs J: Wardell also  of Gibsons.  Lyn Bowman of South  Burnaby is spending a week  with Mr and Mrs C. Graham' X  Visiting in Port Mellon on  Sunday were Mr ad Mrs W.  Gray and their children  Georgia and Janice of Chilliwack and formerly of Gibsons and Port Mellon. '  Among Port Melloniites at  the football game were 'Mr  C.B. Davies, Mr D. Macklam and Mr P. Strike.  4   Coast News Aug. 30 1956  CHILD   CLINIC  The first child health conference of the fall will be  held by the Public Health  Nurse at the Roberts Creek  school on Tuesday, Sept. 4  from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.  DATE PAD  Sept. 6���* Sechelt Legion L.  A. Tea and summer sale,  Legion hall, 2 p.m.  Sept. 10��� Wilson Creek  Community Centre association- monthly meeting!  Community Hall 8 p.m.  Sept. 11���Roberts Creek Improvement association regular meeting Legion hall  8 p.m.  Sept. 12th. at the home of  Mrs. Adams, meeting of tfie  Headlands Service Club.  THIS WEEKS SPECIAL  D.avis Bay, 2 bedroom home *  large lovely  view lot, very  attractive location  Harold Wilson  unday Sept.  This will affect All the Peninsula  from WILLIAMSONS LANDING to  PENDER HARBOUR  from 2 a.m�� to 7 a.m.  B^C. ELECTRIC  J  *'��� ^��. ��� ���. i.  WITH  We're Here Again  SCHOOL SUPPLIES***  To  ��P*7��"Q  Totem  Realty       HOWE  SOUND 5 & 10  Phone   Gibsons  44  evenings  147  Theatre   Building ��� Gibsons  Two pets���both frisky! "Ddchsy's" tricks are fun, but this Pontiac  has soma tricks up its fenders, too. Pleasant tricks with your budget  ... and some startling road performances. Your dealer can show you.  Best catch of the day! Oh; we're not  it's only average. It's that Pontiac, and  not the fish.  See it at your dealer's.  Seems like everyone's looking for the perfect.'.. the "compleat"... car! And it's  no farther away than your nearest Pontiac dealer. You'll find proof that Pontiac  combines grace, beauty, prestige and performance and reasonable price . . .a  "compleatness" that goes far, far deeper than mere looks or accessories!  Then���-Enjoy a Demonstration Drive in this car of cars. Believe us, you'll  relish the way it hugs the curves, slides smoothly up or down hills, takes every  straightaway with supreme confidence. The ride's the thing... and with Pontiac  what a wonderful ride it ia. 7  All this is very exciting..:".; but the bestjpart of.all in this^compleat" Pontiac  ia it& price. With all of Pontiac's pleasure and prestige, it's still easily within  anyone's budget, priced right down with the lowest. Yes���just like a trout to  a "Royal Cqachman".. .that's how you'U rise to a Pontiac. Be sure you do���soonL  ���?mm^  f-30560  talking about the fish'..''. .  the smiles are for the cart  A GENERAL MOTORS VALUB  As Izaak Walton  put it;  Tisawondrow  fine catch  tohesure!  PHONE SECHELT 10  THE NAME THAT MEANS A.GOOD DBAL  WILSON CREEK B.C mil ��iM  tarter  i-rKayal Cadet (E)^i-P'M,  'Momas* of i Gibsons,, son of  M��S;l&G.. i^charde! and the  AT NEW BRIGHTON  SjL.   Rev.   ��LRii Bracher,  padre of the R.O.A:.F.;   re���  eeritly returned froiti France  spent a   holiday at   New  la^^a^^omas; graduated   Brightoii ori Gambia Island  with nrst class honors mall  $ubjects> at H.M.C.S. Naden,  Victoria.' .7���...',*.: ���'''���''"';��� .  t$q off iter's iwordj present..  M By -Vicfe Adihiral; De  Wolfe, for "outstanding, of..  ficfer���likie 7qii^IitieS,?. *- -,  v cTfl a$dit jon'tof these schoL  astfc siM^imMts; GHiic^&l:.  so received the second awaift  at the Boyd's cottage.  ; He sailed from LeHayref  dtf&yte ftis-c&r to ithe-Padific  eo^ti Before resfcchihg {New  BMghtctfi; he - spent? twov  wfefeks at Gaihp Artaban,  wfterei1 he- was a director  ptfior t<y 1949.y -������'.,'��� ;^y;'-  Posted: hO\V t'd " lifters;  iitjgaglis1i,\the gbld)trophy   Man.,Padr! Sra&ier TeaVes  tne Stinshfne^Coast with'his  wife and threes sbns, to be  in camp by Septr :%y .  ���'���'AT (^NVEIiJTlpN    ;;  It was convention tiih^Tfor  the Parkers of Sechelt Aug.  14 and 15 when Mr and Mrs  Jameki7 P&ifter of   Parker's  ^-the schools welterweight  immpidnsKip, and tlfe silver  fcN$hy   for   the   80:yard  d��yVyyv7':rw.7 v >";   -  ! filer iii in Gibsons oh1 leave,  befctf^' gfyiiig to-: REG.S.  Ontario; to which he -has  been assigned. ���At Christ..  masj7 he^ le&yeis oh a four  The^fbllowihg were fined  $25   and   oosts   each   for  speeding"   on~ the -y Secheljb  Highway: Eric Graffe,. Bev���  erly JHianson, of    IIaIfm6on  : Bay;   Coristkhce^ Strayhorn  William    Q'jevetfs/ of   Port  Mellon; Lorne iSihith,   ;?aul  5*oulkds of Rdbei*ts - Ci^ek;  Jolih MacIiitdsh.J Wes}:. Vancouver ;   George*   Franks*  Langley; George Hammond  and Geoffrey   Newman   of  ���Gibsons. :-v- a ���������'<*?.>'; i.-ij y ,���  r:Leslie- Stvaini' Alex> Lamb/  Itvhi Btehherv arid ��� 1 Michael  Gee of Sebhclt;: RayaLever.;  dismissed, but .a second  charge of die^oying ;y jus  neighbour's property resulted in his being bound oyer  to keep the peace for six  months, on his own recognizance at $500. Hartnell was  found guuY;y of assault, and  also given six-month's suspended entence, on a similar recognisance.  Illegal parking in Gib-  ons cost Guy... Massaro of  Vancouver Donald Hauka  and TFrank Joirgenson of  Gibsons each $2 and coa)';s.  Ivan Carye Howe of Vancouver: was-eharged with obtaining goods by: means of  Khree    months'  sentence. ,_  Twojuveniles were   plac  suspended   Coast News Aug. 30 1956   5  MeHonj for illegal    pos&e&  ,        . A,,        . -.       sion of liquor   at   Hopkins  ed on six months probation    jj^^g was fine<i $15 g^d  with a 9 p.m.-; curfew, and   costs.        ���'.,  ordered to make rests-utidri  for the value of articles taken from a trucking company  a;;:Gibsons.  Edward Lemieux, a minor,  was fined for -driving without liability insurance.  ^^flli^7Mchbls of Port   cbsts^  The illegaj use of colore^  gasplihe posfc Kenneth Barnes of Haifihoon Bay $50  ad court costs. - "..7V  :. Sven Strand of Vancouver  who was intoxicated hear  Gibsons ; was fined $25 and  MfcLellail" Oifdrd McNeitof   glVen a suspended seniienc^  yei&   Mn^at the   Royal   Hardware attended a   Mar  Engineering College in Eng  land.  BtNGO  . ������   y^yy^yiyicuy-r '  ','\7��Al^AMSy7y;-.  coMJ^uNrry hall  EVERy FRIDAY  8 PM.  shall-Wells Stores confer"  ence in Vancouver. During  the convention numerous  hardware merchants from  various parts of B.C. discussed store problems and  ah interchange of ideas  resulted.'      -  GARDEN BAY  BOAT WORKS  Boat Building  Repairing  Overhauling  Welding  ,  Machine Work  INSLEy  Pender Harbour 475  CLAYTON STORE  Toynbee Construction Ltd.  has been awarded the contract for the new expansion  at Clayton's Grocery, Sechelt Mr Clayton reports, and  work is progressing well. He  expects to make a complete  announcement in the near  future.  COES TO HAWAII  The Coast News reaches  Hawii by air mail on Mondays, Mrs Ron Whitaker  reports. The local news  keeps the family in touch  with the Sunshine Coast.  LO.O.F. Sunshine Coast  Lodge No.76 meets Gib?  son's Legion Hall 2nd and  4th Friday each month.  HI BALL WITH  to and from  VANCOUVER ISLAND  SECHELT PENINSULA  POWELL RIVER  fast, frequent ferry Service EveryDay  Reservations NOT Needed  TOPS for convenience���  FOPS for space���TOPS for speed  Follow The Black Ball Flag!  BLACK BALL  s\   <��� ,. y > -   X- -;*  service!  We keep track of. the oil  you use ��� our automatic  HouseW&rmer service makes  sure your tank is kept filled  with clean, economical  Standard Furnace Oil. It  contains T^ermisol, too, to  1 "ttihenp"ybur f^iirnace while  you use it! For circulating,  heaters, we have piire-heat  JStamda��d7^6ve;OiL It's  100^&iill^6f��a&r,steady  heat...burns completely...  you get ALL the; heat you  pay7Jor. jGive .us.^a call'fisr  modern oil heat at its best  Qxd&yyoar Supply today I  i0n you? Nousewarmcr  *yM< <Gerr  Wilson Creek B.C.  acDonald  ^heitlSE  Powell River; Thomas Kir.  win, William   Amqpt,   Ed..  ihuhd   KraWinkle of: Van..  <&uver; JiGedrge   Robinson,  Madeira;  Peter Kucharsky.;  Blubber Bay.  Clyde tuttk, California;  Arliiiur Howell. New West..;  minster; Isaac, Casper,,!  Yarrow; Larry Jordan, Gran-:  berry Lake; Anthony Sutton  Selma Park ani William Nu-  dorf, Abbot'isfprd.  Illegal parking on the payed portion of ��che highway  meant $5 fines and costs.7  for William Coffee of Secheli", Lt. Commander Wade  of North Vancouver and Eba  Allan of Vancouver.  Charges of driving without due care and attention  renulted in fines of ��30 and  costs for Crolt Faircrest of;  Jeiwis Inlet and Stanley,  Sheridan of Vancouver.  Louis Cote of Sechelt was  sentenced to 20 days imprisonment, and h ad his  licence suspended three  mohths for driving while  his abilr'cy was impaired-.  Earl Lowden of Port Mellon  was fined $150 and costs on  a similar charge.  John Cattanach of Gibsons  was*     sentenced     to     30  days hard labour    on  , two  charges of being intoxicate 7  at Gibsons septences to run 7  concurrently.  A juvenile,* charged  with  sj'.ealing hub caps from a cai'y  was plared on three month's  probation.  John Honston of Abbot^s^  ' Mord, who - was' founds mtd^'4"^  icai ed near Wakefield    was  fined $10 and costs^ and on  a charge of having a low-bed  trailer of excessive    wid':h,  was finel $5 and cost's.  Mat��^ Jepson of Granthams Landing, who drovfi his  truck without mud-flaps,  was fined $10 and costs.  Norman Rudolphe of Hop-7  kins Landing, who drove!  his ear without a current-  drivers license, was fined:  $25 and costs^  James O'shea was fined!  $50 and costs for drinking inf  a public place, ^he Sechelt;;  highway. I.  George Hostland of PortJ  Mellon, a minor, was k fined  $15 for illegal possession of  liquor, which was seized.  Alex Julian, driving while  his license was suspended,  was fined $25 and cosjrs.  John MacLeod and Jack  Hartnell each laid charges of  common assault against J* he  other. Weapons used were a  piece of half-inch pipe and  a folding camp chair. The  charge again^': MacLeod was  James Ash worth  A funeral service was conducted by Canon' Oswald  at St. Bartholomew's^ Ang-^  lican church, Gibsons, Monday August 20, for James  Ash worth, of Gibsons, who  died on Thurs., August 16..  Mr Ashworth, 68, came to  Canada in 1912. He was  born at Manchester. He  served with the C.E.F. during World War One. In civil  life,'he was a salesman for  the Hudsons Bay Company,  untilfailing sight caused his  retirement about 12 years1'  ago. Mr and Mrs Ashworth  eame to live in Givsons.  r6n the day   of his death,  Mr   Ashworth was due   at  Shaughnessy Hospital for a  physical     check.up   and  friends were   driving   him;'  there in   /the   evning.    He?  ipassed away   quietly on the  drive tq   the   hospital.   He  leaves .-his wife, Alice,    and  one daughter Rene, in Engr ���  land. Burial was in the Sol;  diers' Plot, 7 Seaview Ceme"  tery, Gibsons.  of; two years, on entering  into his own recognizance of  $1000, and must comply, wij':h  the orders {of probation set  by fihe Court.  r George Wotcott of Vancouver was fined $10 and  cosi's for passing a vehicle  on the solid line.  A charge of common assault arising from a fracas  on the Indian Reserve, was  brought against Moses Billy  , of Sechelt, who was given a  ���OL-  Are In Now At  200 TO CHOOSE FROM  SELECT YOUR COLORS EARLY  PHONE 35R  GIBSONS  MEAT MARKET  WEINERS  Maple Leaf  Brand  3 lbs. for $1  BEEF SAUSAGE  A Tasty Treat  3 lbs. for $1  BOLOGNA  Sliced Or  By the piece  29c lb.  Watch For  Our Weekend  .  Specials On  Fresh Fruits And  ��� Vegetables ���  FRESH GROUND  Grade ��� A ��� Choice  39c lb.  Fraser Valley  BUTTER  A Very Fine Product  2 lbs. for $1.29  NOTHING BUT GRADE "A" BEEF OFFERED FOR SALE  Quality Is Always A Bargain  KEN WATSON PHONE 52  'S'f  9  &  ;>���*  Treat your family fo a platter  of golden brown...  ( ^-i&S  sVji*,1' �����  '���S?  '"py  **j  4&  <.;  -4 & ^m ���  s\v- V  *&���     ���#  '���'y\-rn  x \'  m  .<.'*''���?/?"*���  ��       V    ��.        ' ���" ~  J"\    "Pi-4,  w  /  i#  m&  vV  (H.  So simple to prepare.... so good to eat.  fried chicken is always a, praise-winning  meal; Tender and tasty, cold fried chicken  makes good eating, too. It's the perfect  answer to "what to serve on a picnic**.  When you shop always look for the  .   B.C. label and be sure of the best.  BUY B.C. FOODS AND KELP KEEP       BRITISH COLUMBIA PROSPEROUS  MIB������?  7; Mfetai-.pta**       v ���    Wend ft cup  '   ^ Cif Snnd of chicken, W���� A ^  papnk*. �� Y^J     lecCs in about /-  paprik*. M y��u  masoning.) B"  lotfatin fry^BP-ru;tS-immcrsy^  R���duce ?%no % minutes,^���  t^^.nySnu��s to re-ensp  in.  *������' *���      of the  valuable  P^bHslui  i��. %lfZjrs make to  ���      contribuiton B.C.!  ���iAuu r>iTx.j_UZ��^&aatiS3E  BRITISH CC^UMEIAlbEPAHiTM  I"-..1 _  . ���    t~      ,_��� ��� .   .   ���  _\  ���_ .'"    .���;'���''. ��� '*���*.*���    ������:'V ��>- ^*i-��     ���JWNf * '  ''^V;���K������Kii���\(tl(.^'.������t/:iK:A^^��� 6   Co^st News? Au&30 J956;  fT'"' Wife Preservers  Bags, a grey sheep dog  'dressed . as a cowboy and  handled by Ian and Merrilee  Fahrni, and complete -with  chaps and six-gun, took the  /top honors in the dog section  of the pet parade at the Fall  Fair. There was such a var���  iety of pets, the -judges ask.,  ed that   they-  be   brought  13 1 N6C  Every Tuesday  CANADIAN LEGION  GIBSONS  Sponsored by the  Veterans Social Welfare  to. the   judging   stand   in  groups accorling to kind.  ,  The-pet parade, led by Mr  Eric Thompson in his hunt.,  ing Stuart, with his bagpipes, marched up the North  Road, and then back to the  grouuds where they- assembled near the judges stand.  They were applauded by the  audience for their parade. A  jolly red and yellow clown,  Jack Fitchett, kept both the  paraders and the audience  delighted.  The Fahrni children with  Rags took first prize, with  Shirley Feidler's entry, Baby  Puppy, dressed in . baby  slothes as second. Dogs and  ipuppies were on leashes,  carried, or wheeled in doll  buggies.  ' In the cat section, Esthei*  =it  *#i,    fi  Come over to  TASELLA  before school  this year!  CLOTHING FOR BOYS  & GIRLS  YOUNG MEN & WOMEN  SHOES for ALL AGES  ALL DRESS ACCESSORIES  TASELLA SHOP  Phone 29-F  Sechelt  Bus Schedule Change  GCWEC   POINT  As previously advertised,  EFFECTIVE SEPT. 6,  Sechelt Motor Transport  will operate  ONE TRIP WEEKLY  on THURSDAYS only  Lv Gibsons, 10.30 a.m.    Ar Gower-10.45 a.m.  Ar Gibsons 11.00 a-m. ..  Leave Gibsons 1.30 p.m.    Ar Gower 1.45 p.m.  Ar Gibsons 2.00 p-m.  The trip from Gower to Gibsons is re-routed up Pratt Road  to Sechelt highway, to Gibsons for a 3 months' trial.  Sechelt Motor Transport, Ltd.  .    C.C. Lawrence,  'US '-  GOVERNMENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE  LEARING  SESTANC  APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FROM BONA  FIDE FARMERS IN THE GIBSONS LANDING AND  SECHELT PENINSULA AREAS FOR ASSISTANCE IN  LAND CLEARING FOR AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES  UNDER TNE TERMS OF THE FARMERS' LAND  CLEARING ASSISTANCE ACT.  APPLICATION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST  FROM THE OFFICE OF  Mr. G.A. Muirhead,  !���.���;��� District Agriculturist,  Box 356-  Cloverdale, B.C.  Hon. W.K. KIERNAN,  Minister of Agriculture.  August 1956  Wm. MacGilliyray,  Deputy Minister.  It is a good idea, to hang an unbreak-  . able measuring cup near your washisr or!  ��� -washtubs for convenience in measuring  1 ciotsosip or detergent  <mmg��  Charman with her cat Rollo  took first prize, with Arlene  Johnson and her black kit.:  ten Boots; second. -Cats and r  kittens were wellbehaved,  dressed in dolls cloths, whe.L:  eied in carriages, and in one  Instance, carried in a bird  cage. .. ' v>j:(  In the variety section,  Daisy Duck, a lovely white  duck adorned with a scarlet  ribbonbow, was given a;special prize, when inarched  by owner Jack Molly. Arha  Dean Molly with a tiny white  rabbit in a doll buggy, and  Rita Bracewell with her  banty hen Nosey each won  special prizes, as did Barb.>  ara Cook's pony, Jackie.  Four goats were entered  by their owners, Gordon  Olton with his grey goat,  and Patsy Wilson with -a  white kid winning, the prizes*  The pets were well behav..  ed in spite of the heat and  the crowds, and were well  cared for by their , owners,  hiany of whom had dressed  in costume to suit their  parts. , '  Children in costumes, due  to a misunderstanding, did  not appear on the stand, ex.7  cept for Karen Porter. She  was dressed as a Hawaiian  maiden, and won a prize.  Two other little girls, whom  the judges had seen before  the parade, Joan Nygren and  Bonnie Stroshein, dressed  respectively aa Little. Red  Riding Hood and a Girl of  the Gay Ninties, were also  . awarded prizes. /v  Entrants in the parade  were:-Cat, Kitten, in a carriage, by Carolee Johnson;  Trixie, a black Cocker..Lab  in pirate costume by Teddy  Johnson; Black kitten,  Boots, by Arlene Johnson  dressed as a witch; Pony  Jackie, by Barbara Cook as  a cow girl; Rags, the grey  sheep dog, by Ian and Merrilee Fahrni ;Rabbit Kip in a  carriage by Arna Dean  Molly; Daisy Duck, by Jack  Molly; Baby Puppy, by Shii-  aey Seidler; Puppy by Dianne Feidler; p;white kitten  Perky, by\ Marian D'aoust;  Grey kitten, Smokey, / by  Bruce Wilson; Cocker spaniel Skipper, by Pat Wilson;  a fox terrier by Del Ritchy;  ���cocker spahiel Blondie, by  Dinah Coaten; ban>':am Nosey  by Rita Bracewell;  Dog, Pete in doll buggy,  by Gwen Connor; Puppy  Susie by Marty Reid; Puppy  Mickey by Darlene Lymer;  Goat Pixie, by Gordon, Olton ;Goat Mumbie, by ' Billy  Wilson; white kid Sweetheart, by Terry Charman;  white kid Honey-by Patsy  Wilson; dog Bimbo,by John  Charman; Kitten Rollo by  Esther Charman; 2 kittens  in a bird cage, Bonny and  Barbara, by Bonny.  Fine work  in weaving  One of the' exhibits at the  Sunshine Coast fall fair was  incorrectly described as being in the Finnish Weaving  ���section. This was a. formal  gown, made by Mrs. E. F.  Cooke of Seehelt who wove  12 yards of material in black  ���and gold, from which the  ,eown was made. .It was a  fine example of the several  ! talents .of the makr, in add-on to the actual weaving  of the material. Dress design color planning and sewing were highly spoken of  by he judges .and others at  the Fair-  Mrs Elizabcyh Wright, convenor of the- Handicrafts  section, kindly brought the  error to the attention of the  Coas!:; News.  by phyllis;m. hodgson  Mrs. Marge Leslie and  family have returned from' a  visit to Bellingham, Seattle  and Portland.  Mrs. Keith Gordon arid  small son from Vaancouver  were gues<.s of the    Harry  ���Winns'.  Mrs G. Martin was visiting old friends, she was the  ' guest of Mrs Veevers, Se-  rhelt Rd. Despite her 87  years, she appears to be as  ���spry and iteresting as when  she lived in Gibsons.  A pleasant evening at the  home of   Mrs Burt, saw   a  .number of friends surprise  - her with a party- Two tables  of bridge were in play.,  honors going to Mrs Burt.  Mr and Mrs Alfred Baines  who have been visiting the  Harry Winns left Sunday  for Saskatoon before returning to their home in Yorkshire. During   their    three  -month Canadian holiday  they   have   enjoyed   many  :'sigH--seeing tours, but the  sight that impresed thein  more than all others were  the hundreds of boats ranging from' row boats to luxury  cruisers plying the waters  of Howe Sound on   Salmon  Derby day. .  .*"     '*     * .  Recent, guests a;t the Mainwaring home were Mr and  7 Mrs Shoebridge from Regina  " and     Mrs     Mainwaring's  ' brother from Saskatoon.    -  Mrs T.L. Davey and Tanya  were in,  Surrey   to   at;':end  the wedding of Mrs Davey's  niece, Miss Myrna Lesler to  Alfred   Wickenhiser,    with  Tanya as maid of honor.  Praire visitors getting  their first glimpse of' the  Sunshine Coast were Miss  Ida Ross from Winniseg and  Mr and Mrs A.W. Hamilton  from Regina who were visit-,  ing the Hodgsons. They  were accompanied by Mrs  L.W. Hamilton and Susan bf  Vancouver.  ".*��� Rex Davey and Miss Jackie Wells, whose engagement  ;was recently announced,  were guests at the Davey  home. Rex has since returned to his ship HMCS Atha-  baskan.  Mr and Mrs Joe    Sowden  are holidaying in Vancouver.  ..Their grandson, Billy Sweet  | who has spent part of   the  h- summer with /:hem has left  for Los Angeles.  ' Mr and Mrs George Hill  and Maureen accompanied  by Donna Hunter have returned from an enjoyable  camping trip through the  Cariboo. Stop-overs were  made at Wells, Quesnel and  Barkerville. As a Camera  enthusiast, Mr Hill found  much of interest, especially  at Barkerville which is an  old .- historic ��� ...settlement.  Headstones in the old church  yard there dating back to  1811. Among their camping  experiences was a raid on  the eamp by a bear, and a  7 family of bold friendly little  7 chipmunks joining them for  meals.  *    *    *  Bob and Jack Fargey from  Toronto were" visiting 'their  y grand-parents Mr. and Mrs  . J. Hulme.  Mrs W.R. Malpass with  Philip flew in their own  plane from Nanaimo /to Vis^  it her parents, Mr and Mrs  Tom Ross, while Mr Malpass  was on a fishing trip.  Recent guests at the Mel  Ushers were Mrs T Wilson  and her daughter from.Niag-  . ara Falls and Mr and Mrs  P. Boileau and son Roland  from New Westminster.  Returning to her home in  Scotland, Mrs Rennie takes  .with    her    memories of    a.  iworiderful four month  holiday, visiting old friends and  " ifamiliar places and'enjoying  record   summer   weather.  "JMrs Rennie who was a one  Itime l^sident of Granthams  ;!was amazed at .'the   growth  \qi the community in the few  ���years she had been away.  iRead Tlie Real Estate Column  'On The Want Ad Page.  Mr --and Mrs W.. Holmes  have had a busy summer  with their family and  friends. At present., they  have three grandchildren  visaing also Mr and Mrs  Frank Hall of Vancouver.  Mr Jim Martin is enjoying,  a visit from his son and. two  grandchildren from Seattle-  Mr. and Mrs. A. Turner  were recent guests of Mr.  and Mrs. E- L. Baker. Also  holidaying at the Baker home  is their daughter and her  husband, Sgt. and Mrs J.W.  Miles of Calgary.  Mr and Mrs Norman  Browning and two children  were visiting the Walter  Bouchers. v  Mrs. Bulger left on Thursday for her home at Spring-  water, Sask- having spent  'six weeks with her sisters  Mrs. Fitchett andMrs. Burl.  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bailey  have returned from a holiday in the Cariboo.        '  Mr. and Mrs. R. Kruse  with Mrs. Kruse's mother  who is visiting from Yorkshire, England were visitors  to Victoria;  Mrs Patmore and Mrs.  Maxwell" from Vancouver  werev guests of Mrs. Reg.  Adams..'.- .V.V- ', ..'XX {y .,  ;���'..Mir. and Mrsy Lorne Blain  chose .the Cariboo district  jand the 0kanagah f or f'.heir  holiday, completing it with  a tour of Vancouver Island  . and attending the wedding of  their nephew at: Duncan.   -  BUILDING  Are Our Business!  SEE US FIRST FQR  Wallboards, Sash and Doors, Lumber, Hardware      %f:  PAINTS ��� CEMENT ��� SAND ��� TRAVEL  We Carry a Complete Line for Your'Job  Sechelt Building Supplies  CONVENIENT CREDIT TERMS ARRANGED  Phone 60-Q Sechelt  1.  2,  5.  s  6.  7.  8.  i.  Reduce taxes, beginning with immediate  reduction of the provincial sales tax to 4%;  Give true road value for car and truck '  taxes by building more, and better roads,  competently engineered and let by competitive contract only;  Guard against dissipation of our natural  resources ��� forest ��� fish ��� power;  Establish a permanent Development  Board to do for British Columbia what  the Gordon Commission is now doing  for Canada; r  Re-establish a full time labour Relations :  Board; extend workmen's compensation i  to include ail commercial fishermen; ;���  provide arbitration rights for the Civil J  Service of British Columbia; refer all?;  labour matters to the Standing House  Committee on Labour;  Honour our responsibility to the aged,  sick and poor;  Form a Department of Youth Affairs.,  under a responsible minister to aid our  youth in education, sports, the arts and all  their endeavours and to combat the ever  growing problem of juvenile delinquency;  Meet disaster to agriculture with direct  action;  Restore the authority of Municipal  Councils and School Boards;  Revitalize the Provincial Advisory Committee on Indian Affairs;  Re-establish true and conventional  methods in stating the debt and financial  position of the province;  Respect the democratic function of the  opposition as criticism is the symbol of a  free society^  * Coast News Aug. 30 1956   7    FOR SALE  CARD OF  THANKS  I.wish to thank all the very  kind friends    who sent me  such loving words of comfort  and sympathy in the loss of HUt!tsiai  my dear husband James Ash-  Xontto^5 acres  worth. Also thanks for   all * ?fn��S,~ & 5��?  the beautiful floral tributes.^  tie Sol1 hern  slope  My special thanks to Canon  and Mrs. Oswald, and   the  choir of St.    Bartholomews  church* the Canadian Legion  B.E.S.L.,   and-the   Graham  Funeral Home, all of whom  made possible such a lovely   approach to beach ��� so se-  Ra^t service for him.   I am   eluded ��� so restful ��� very  adeed blessed, with so many    attractive , setting   ���   full  kind people around me, and 7 price only $12,750.00 {terms.  thank you most sincerely.- ^p^ <Q, is for sale in ^  TOTEM FLASHES  Extra special 200. feet water-  - gen-  comfortable 2 bedroom home ���  modern Pembroke bath ���  power wiring ���guest cottage ��� boat house ��� wood  shed,��� garden ��� fruit frees  ��� shrubs ��� hedges��� easy  Alice Ashworth  HELP WANTED  Head cobk,Salary scale $175  -$225; Assistant cook,salary  scale ?150..$190; Ward maid  < (cleaning    woman)    salary  scale 150..$190.  AH these positions are permanent. Please' apply by let-,  ter, 'phone or in person to  the  Administrator  St. Mary's Hospital  Garden'Bay  Irvines Landing P.O..  Pender Harbour, B.C.  Phone Pender Harbour 102  Single or married lady for  clerical work at . Bank of  Montreal, Sechelt. Preferably with previous experience.  Apply D. H. McNab, Mgr.  Lady or girl to care for twq,'  year   old     girl     Monday  though Friday,after school  starts.   Preferably   in   my  home   in   central   Gibsons  area. Light household duties  appreciated.   Phone 91G or 7  Box 13*3.  Reliable, well groomed man  with car to manage establish-!  ed Fuller Brush business for  Sechelt and surrounding districts. Earnings above average.  Apply to G. F. Weldori. 258  Howard Ave] Nanaimo, B.C.  Phone Nanaimo  615L.  Coffee bar cooks wanted. XDle  Elmboldt, Phone Gibsons  160.  WORK WANTED  headlands ��� over 11 acres  splendid ^subdivision area ~  may we show it to you-  Davis Bay ��� best part of  the sea frontage ��� 2 bed-  . room home ��� large lot ���  FP only $7000 easy terms.  Still a few lots in Gibsons  for as low as $400 on terms.  Always a better buy at  TOTEM  REALTY  Gibsons  Two bedroom home, bay area,  8 years old, modern, no hills.  For information, Phone 34F  Gibsons  TO  RENT ~~ "  Davis Bay. Small furnished  cabin $25 month. Totem  Realty.  4 room house on waterfront  Gibsons. $45 a month. Phone  DExter  6415L, Vancouver,  BC.     /  Granthams, small cottage^  furnished, lights, and water  Secheli 142R.  Furnished house for rent  from Sept. 15. on water  front Roberts Creek. 5 minutes store- and post office.  Lease may be had to reliable  party at $45 month. Sign on  road W.C. Campbell, Beach  ; Ave7 If interested, contact  /*Mr ^.lKDkhlin^2849^East 6 ~  Ave. Vancouver. Phone  Hastings 4025L.  "Sun"' electric tachometer WV  extra head, for any 4, cyl. engine. Complete. XR. Ritchie,  4Bok 106 Gibsons. Phone  107 W. tfn.'  KofaJer Light Plant' 110 Volts,  DC, 800 watts. Phone Secret  Cope 142R  Chesterfield tub chair, perfect  condition, maroon, cheap. A.  Bruce. Headlands Gibsons.  BOY'S WEAR  Jeans,    T-Shirts,    Underwear,  Bathing Trunks,   Socks,. Caps .  and  Accessories.  MARINE MEN'S WEAR  GIBSONS  BUILDING  SUPPLIES  Buy dirdctTfrom the mill. Lumber, plywood, doors, building  supplies. Write for complete  catalog. Vancouver Sawmills  Limitedy 1111 E. 7th. Avenue,  Vancouver  12, B.C. tfn  INSURANCE  SECHELT INSURANCE  AGENCIES  Real Estate  Property   Management  Insurance  Office  phone   22F  T.E. DUFFY, Agent  Residence 31Q  I. MACKAY, Salesman.  Residence 7 OF  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Realty, Gibsons  H.B. GORDON  AGENCIES  '     Secheli  REAL ESTATE  and INSURANCE  Phone   53 Evenings  and  Holidays   115  TRACTOR. WORK  Clearing, Grading, Excavating.  D6 Bulldozing  Clearing Teeth  ARCHES  FOR'RENT  A.  E.  Ritchey  Phone Gibsons 178  WIRING and APPLIANCE  SALES  Electrical Wiring  ���\'. Alterations and Repairs  F. UTTING, WILSON CREEK  Phone   5H or  15T  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Healing  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized  GE Dealer  Radios, Appliances, TV Servico  REFRIGERATION  SALES and SERVICE  Commercial ��� Domestic  25 Years' Experience  A. M. CAMPBELL  SECHELT 83Q.  GIBSONS  BUILDING    SUPPLIES  .. LTD.  "WE   CARRY   THE   STOCK"  Phone Gibsons 53  . . 0.   Notions���Cards���Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  THRIFTEE   STORES  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  Headquarters For Wool  ��� -    *���  PENINSULA  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  All Types of Accounting  Problem:; Expertly Attended  Village Enterprises Bldg.  Sechelt  Office Open 9 a.m.���5 p.m.  Daily  Phone Sechelt 98F  NOTARY PUBLIC ;  Legal  Documents   promptly  attended to  W.J.   (Jack)  Mayne.  Phone 24.  _ Secheli B.C.  PLUMBING  Macleod's Plumbing  and Hot-Water Heating  2 Qualified Plumbers  Service Anywhere  Fairbanks- Morse Pumps  and Pressure System?  Wilson  Creek  Phone Sechelt 20 M  TELEVISION  SALES AND SERVICE  Fast work - Guaranteed  .  10% Down - Easy Terms  RICHTER'S RADIO ��� T-V  Fine Home Furnishings  _ Phone 6 Sechelt      _  MARSHALL'S PLUMBING  HEATING &   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 134, 104 or 33  GOAT'S MILK  ALWAYS AVAILABLE  30c qt. 16c pt.  Delivered  From  ROBERT'S CREEK  to ,  HOPKINS LANDING  including  Gower Point  GEORGE CHARMAN  Phone Gibsons 148M  SfGlttLT  ������",. -9SkA'yi.::^..  BlCYCt-ES  Carriqges> Wheeled Goods  REPAIRS  DIRECTORY  PENINSULA   . CLEANERS  Cleaners  for  the   Sechelt ,  Peninsula  Phone:  Gibsons 100  JOHN J. DUNKIN  Doctor of Optometry  906 Birks  Building  VANCOUVER? B.C.  The first Child Health  Conference  -of the fall will beheld by the Public HealthNurses at  the Gibsons Public Health Office on Thursday,   September 6th, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. for the infants and  preschool children of Gibsons, Granthams and Hopkins  Landing.  For the .convenience of the mothers, this Clinic  will be conducted by appointment. Those mothers desiring appointment times, should contact the P#blic  Health Office in the mornings.  Phone - GIBSONS 62  i"-"  Chimney sweeping and re;_  pairs Roofing and repairs.  All general repairs around  your home. Write to R.N.  Smith R.R.1. Gibsons or call  at Fix-it Shop. Lower Rd. 1  mile east-of Roberts Creek  Spray and brush    painting;  also  paperhanging.  J. Melhus..  Phone  Gibsons   33.        7     tfn  Painting   and  Paper  hanging.  First class work.    George E..  Bell, Phone Gibsons 12.  ANNOUNCEMENT  TFurnished  FhohF  suite    for    rent.  Gibsons 63,  For AVON products call Mrs  Rudolph,  Gibsons . 128G.  For AVON products phone  Mrs. T. (Margaret) Ayton in  Sechelt.  In Sechelt phone your want  ads' to Coast NewsTepresenta-  tive Mrs. E. Lumsdon, 44W.  $OWING~ANl>   FREIGHTING  W. Nygren, Gibsons 13    tfn  WANTED V '  Wanted, Smoker's    Cabine/V  Phone 82G  Wanted, canvas awning and  tarpaulin. Phone Gibsons  J48M.  PERSONAL y        ������  Change your'fragrance for  fall! A full line of Lentheric  and Du Barry cosmetics,  Revlon lipsticks with Futur*  amic cases. Fully qualified  and certified cosmeticians to  serve you at all times. Langs  Drug# Stores, Sechelt and  Gibsons.  Bring in your old cushions  and have   them   re-covered^  with bright hew draperies.  C&S Sales'Sechelt..  WATCH REPAIRS  Watch and Jewelry Repairs  Marine Men's Wear. Agents  for W. H. Grassie. Fast  reliable service. tfn  For Guaranteed Watch and  Jewelry Repairs, See Chris's  Jewelers, Sechelt. Work done  on the premises. tfn  3���roomed coftage; cold"  water tap, near library. $25  month.. Contact Cliff Oviatt  Gibsons .96G.  " ���     GIBSONS  Newest Shopping Centre  JOHN  COLERIDGE  REALTY  Oldest Real Estate Office  Between Lang's Drug Store  and  Woods Hardware  Georgian Block  Look for  the  Big  Neon   Sign  FOR SALE  5 Sheep, pure bred with pedigree. C. P. Ballentine, Gibsons.  Motorboat, Briggs and Strat-  ton engine. Phone Gibsons 3  Three different types of Japanese Iris. Plant Sept.���Oct.  Delivered One dollar. Wm.  Grundy, Halfmoon Bay B.C.  6 Geese for sale,  lentine, Gibsons.  C. P. Bal-  Lady Jane electric    cottage  range $100; garbage  burner  $55.' Parker's Hardware.  Phone 51, SechelT.  Students Loose leaf binders*  Refills/ scribblers, all Schoo]  supplies���r Check with Thriftee first!  For Quick. Sale: 16 ft. glassed cabin outboard $400.  1956 Mercury Mark 25 with  remote controls, little used  $375. Piano and bench $375.  New Westinghouse refrigerator, $335. 3^2 hp outboard,  in operation 4 hours $170.  J.R;. Archibaldi^Pender Har-  bour7352- .'-  Wood) for ...gale. Prompt delivery Roberts.   Creek to    Half-,  moon Bay. Phone Sechelt 99F  SERVICE FUELsT  Ran Vernon  R.R.  1    Gibsons    Phone 173Q  Alder or Fir Busfawood  Mill Slabwood  Sand, Gravel and Cr. Rock  Products.  BECK & DAVIS  �����"      ELECTRICAL  CONTRACTORS  Residential Wiring  & Repairs  Electrical Heating   Installed  Anywhere on the Peninsula  Repairs to  All Electrical  Appliances  Free  Estimates   Gladly  Given  Phone Sechelt 69W  LIFE INSURANCE  Continental  Life  Insurance   Company  LORNE BLAIN, Agent  Box 188 Phone 82G  Gibsons  HILL'S   MACHINE    SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding Anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert    Tradesmen  Precision    Machinists  Phone .54 Residence  152  B.L.   COPE rf  Auditor  and  Accountant  Fifty Years' Experience.  Roberts Creek, B.C.  Phone, Gibscns 22C.  LET US HELP YOU  PLAN NOW  For  your  Construction  Needs  All types of  BUILDING or ALTERATIONS  '��� and LIGHT GRADING  Smith & Peterson Construction  Ltd.  Phone 28, 85 or 90Q, Gibsons  GIBSONS BOAT WORKS  Boat Builders & Repairers  Phone Gibsons  11IX  WIRING  Commercial &  Residential  Electric  Space Heating  Anywhere on the Peninsula  PARKER and SIM  ELECTRIC  Parker's  Hardware  Sechelt 51 ��� 130 Evenings  LAURIE SPECK  HEATING   & SHEET METAL  Gibsons  149  C andS;SALES, SERVICE  Agents'For  Propane Gas  Combination Gas Ranges  Sale?  and Installations  Free Estimates  Electric and Gas Hoi Plates  FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS  Phone 3  Sechelt  I  I  I  1  1  VOLKSWAGEN  CARS - WINDOW VANS - TRUCKS  WINDOW VANS  PANELS'  ECONOMY - COMFORT -  SMARTNESS  Sales  Jeeps  WILLYS  4 - WHEEL DRIVE  Trucks  - Sedan Deliveries  Station Wagons  Service - Parts - Repairs  GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE   : POWER SAW SALES & SERVICE  Phone 75  SQLNIK SERVICE STATION  Sechelt  HARDWARE SPECIALS  AT PARKERS  Garden  Wheel  Barrow  Reg. $13.95   Special   $ 11.95  2  Wheeled  Garden  Pick-up  Cart  Reg. $14.95   Special   $11.95  emon   Power  Mower  Reg. $89.95   Special   $69.95  Large  Size  Burpee  Pressure  Cooker  Reg. $46.95    Special   $31.95  Hunting Supplies & Licences* Moose & Deer Tags on Hand  PARKER'S   HARDWARE  Phone 51  Your Marsall-Wells Store  Sechelt  CONGRA TULA TIONS  to the Owners of the New  SUPER-VALU  STORE  From  CP WOODWORKING, LTD  CLOVERDALE B.C.  Suppliers Of  ISLAND DISPLAYS and SHELVING X"S .^4*t:j^i^3iii,!<iiSr:joja:ftV:  9eaiZ$Ga*-tf~.-x-*&**  JOHN MATHEWS & KEITH WRIGHT, ON YOUR  FORESIGHT AND BUSINESS ENTERPRISE IN  BUILDING YOUR  AS FREIGHTERS OF YOUR MATERIALS, SUPPLIES,  AND FURNISHINGS, WE WISH YOU EVERY SUCCESS.  ERIC INGLIS,  VANCOUVER - 6SBS0NS FREIGHT LINES  Phone 50Q  Gibsons  B.G.FIR  LUMBER CO. SECHELT  Suppliers of all  DIMENSION   LUMBER  Express Their Congratulations  To John Matthews & Keith Wright  On the Completion of the New  fii  SUPER-��ALU STORE  As Suppliers of the Structural Steel  FOR YOUR NEW BUILDING  We  Congratulate you,  John  &  Keith  ON THE COMPLETION OF YOUR  Super- Vain Store in Gibsons  A  Distinct  Advance  in   Merchandising!  May Success Crown your Efforts  PENINSULA LOGGING. SUPPLY, LTD.  11 SECHELT  The first Super-Valu store  was completed this week in  Gibsons, beside Elphinstone  high school. The concrete  building, with its plate"  glass front is 65 by 85 feet,  surrounded by a paved parking area of 200 by 130 reet7  for approximately 100 cars-  The interior of the store,  painted in sunny yellow,  deep green and a deep, rose,  is floored with cream and  red asphalt tile. White enamel and chrome freezer  cabinets and vegetable racks  line the walls and convenient gondolas hold stacked  grocery items about the  floor. One wall is shelved  for small grocery items and  tobaccos and there is a magazine rack hear the exit.  Furnace room and electric  control room occupy an area  ;at the rear. One stairway  leads' to a small mezzanine  level office and to a living  suite and storage area-  In the rear are two walk.,  in coolers, one for vegetable8  and the other for meats. A  vegetable preparation room  and meat..cutting room are  located near their respective  coolers.  There are 39 feet of veg..  table racks, where produce  will be visible in cello-.wrap  packages.: These, cooled racks  lare fitted with mist-sprays.  There are 16 feet of cases  for butter, milk and ice  cream and 45 feet of self..  'serve meat counters, where  fresh meat, pre..cut in cello  wrappers, is displayed-  In the main floor area  there are four 35 ft gondolas  ���stacked with packaged grocl.  eries for self-service, and 35  feet of wall shelving.  Suspended lighting directs  customers to the various  sections, a big Super..Valu  sign occupies one corner and  yards and yards of neon  tubes light the whole store.  A 'speedi' check-out system has goods . coming on  endless belts to the cashiers  and through to sackers, and  out as packaged orders.  John Matthews is store-  manager. Dick Kennett is in  charge of the meat depart.,  ment. Dick has taken a  month's special course in  Super-Valu methods- and  attends to the cutting and  packaging of the fresh  meats and special individual  orders. It is a Super..Valu  rule that only Grade A  meats are sold..  Dick has been with M & W  DAVIS BAY VISITORS"  Weekend guests at the  home of Mr and Mrs W.  Wright the Willella, Davis  ���Bay were Mr and Mrs Raymond Kropp of Edmonton,  cousins, also Mr and Mrs  Fred Brooks, of Victoria,  formerly of Pender Harbour*  TO CONTINUE TRIP  Mrs Betty Meyers, formerly'Betty Emerson, is visiting Mrs R.E. Norris, Gibsons. Miss Costello, a wartime companion is also visiting, and later they will be  going on a trip to Seattle.  Dick was first in the retail  aneat business in 1937 in  Roberts Creek where he  learned the 'trade from his  father.. *  for two years, prior to  which he drove the 4X  bread lelivery service on ��he  Peninsula. / f  For those on special diets  there is- a section of di��t  foods, fancy and party groc.  eries, above the dairy cases  against the rear of the store  where all specialites are on  display.  Shopping baskets arey a  wheeled nesting type, with a  compartment for junior to  ride while mother shops.  The new store will have  Friday evening shopping unV  til nine o'clock. There will be  a steady staff qf eight or  nine at the Super..Valu  Keith says, and all the present staff will carry on ,  The parking lot is flood.,  lit from three standards and  the big Super -Valu sign by  Neon at the area entrance.  M & W will.continue    to  operate its store in the The..  atre    building   on ���'.)��� Marine  Drive,      Gibsons.    Keith  Wright will manage it.  ���KannnaMHBH  Foe Guaranteed  Watch and. Jewelry  Repairs  CHRIS'S JEWELERS  Work  done  on   the  Premises  WE BUY OLD GOLD  V    Phone 96 Sechelt  Al Gibbons and Fred Corley  PAINTERS  CONGRATULATE JOHN MATTHEWS AND  KEITH WRIGHT ON THEIR NEW  SUPER-VALU STORE  At Gibsons *  gibbons & Corley Wilson Creek  As Substantial Suppliers  of Materials in the New  STORE,  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES, LTD.  AND THEIR STAFF  Wish KEITH & JOHN  Every Success In Their Business  -  m ��� ��� mmu>un��t��"ijCT��MiH��'ii  ;��>i��iiSMi*M��Mii**5����M*^  YOUR  ACCREDITED  *i  IPnuscett  DEALER  SERVICE  LAURIEISPECK  Congratulates  Keith Wright & John Matthews  On The Completion Of The New  AT GIBSONS  ALL SHEET METAL WORK  FIRE DOOR^ & STAINLESS STEEL DOORS  BY LAURIE SPECK        GIBSONS  '<���������� tntnra  inkiMwimiwinirtironniinimmmfntnnnnf  imwmiKiwnnwoiHiifc  ����&&@S  ^^fefeMi?  LUsS^WS^iUss  a��S^7rgggafjSS^^T?*ai^|  SECHELT, B.C.  ACTOR  PHONES 117 and 12  arr proud of their work in  completing the hew  enterprise  a  &mm$mmmmm@^^  w^^^m^^mm^m^si^^^^m^sm^^mi^^msm^^mm Mo  ''.���'r  ��.��-i .'j/-'. :.    Cii.\-:.**j,ii..  ���it*"  j^&MSgW'*  ~rc  Store Opening 10:00 a.m.  SUPER-VALU   stores are proud to present to the Sunshine Coast area  'the latest'of their modern food markets.  Your new food market brings   with it the color, the beauty, the   excellence of planiiiing that has made Super-Valu stores famous.  It is specially designed to help   you shop leisurely and check out quickly, and features electrically operated checkouts,    easy    gliding    carriers,  spacious aisles,   ahd outstanding displays of   quality   merchandise.   Help  Super-Valu celebrate    the birth    of another dream store.  w  \N  \\  \ft  MARINE  <^^Xr^v^ij��^5y wh 68^^,  SPEEDIE CHECKOUTS  Electrically derated checkouts  speed you on your way with never a  wait. At Super-Valu you can shop  as leisurely as you like, and check *'  out quickly, ohce you have completed  you��r shopping.  SELF SERVE MEATS  Select the cut of your choice from  the complete selection of quality  grade A meats displayed in gleaming  moderhrefrigerated units. EVery cut  is wrapped in crisp cellophane, with  the" weight, price per ' pound and  final price clearly marked.  PRODUCE  You know exactly what you're getting when you buy fresh fruits and  vegetables at a SupeivValu store-  You get the pick of-tfye crop in flavor  and quality ... . .rushed in the cool of  the evening to arrive dewy fresh at  the store. Every unit is marked as to  price, and soft fruits, picked for  perfection, are packaged in individual  trays for protection.  DELICATESSEN AND  PARTY FOODS  The tempting selection.;df ���. re&dy-to-  serve foods, fancy cheeses, and rare  food delicacies will delight the most'  fastidious host or hostess: A wide  choice of table���ready meats, delicatessen items and pre-packaged foods  is designed to solve party . menus  ���inexpensively, and tastily.  I  m  FREE!  I" KtnEiH  THURSDAY ; Over 300 Bags Of Quality  MORNING    Groceries to First Customers  ������������ vV v :-������/, *.'**��� '  TTRtnAv Oiife Carton of Coca-Cola with a purchase  *kiday  0f $3.oo Or Over ,. While They Last  SATURDAY  2 doz. Oranges With A Purchase of  $7.00 Or Over . . .While They .'Lasftf.  THURS, FRI. & SAT.  Balloons. Candy,. Coloring Books Or  Sailor Hats To Children Accompanied  By Parents . .  F* ���1  rid  .m.  Meet  Your Store  Co-Owners  For the residets of Sunshine Coast,  little introduction is needed to well-  known food merchants Keith Wright  and John Mathews, co-owners of your  new Super-Valu store.  Keith and   John have    been in   the  food business for the past nine years,  and both art- known  for   their  k:een  interest in community activities.  It is with grea.t pleasure that they  invite you to enjoy the convenience of  SUPER-VALU'S newest store.  am  OPEN 9;30 a-m, to 6 p.rn��  OPEN Fridays 9*00 a.m. to 9 p-m  PLENTY OF FREE PARKING SPACE  NO MATTER WHAT TIME YOU SHOP  See SUPER-VALU'S Advertisement  in  both Vancouver Papers  Every  eek-end  Savings  1A#  W  STORE NO. 23    GIBSONS, B.C. 10 Coast News Aug, 30 1956  Read The Real Estate Column  On The Want Ad Page.  CLEARLY  INFORMED  Over the Labour Day  weekend, Wilson Creek Soft  ball team'goes'to Vancouver  for the softball play offs.  This team is Well supported in i,ts own. area. They  had the largest crowd of the  season for their game two  weeks -ago, when they bealb  the Park Royals at Wilson  Creek,  two games straight.  The Park Royals also  stayed oyer on Sunday to  play an exhibition game.  The Park Royals chartered a bus for the team and  supporters who stayed and  enjoyed the day. They were  ." surprised by the size of the  crowd, and expressed the  hope that they would mee);  a number of them at the  playoffs in Capilano Stadium.  The Honourable      |  Ray Williston  Minister  of   Education  and Minister of Lands  and Forests  WILL SPEAK  TO YOU ON THE  RECORD OF  ACHIEVEMENTS  OF YOUR  SOCIAL CREDIT  GOVERNMENT  I SOCIAL CREDIT  Keeps YOU   Informed  Issued by the  B.C. Social Credit  Campaign   Committee  SPORTS  WEEK  BY  CHUCK  TOMPKINS  Due ,to sickness in the  family I was not able to cover the Wilson Creek victory  of two weeks ago. over Park  Royal and as there was not  a report as usual from  Wilson Creek it meant that  there was nothing of their  win on the sports page.  By edging out the West  Vancouver <team 8-7,. before  one of the largest crowds  ever to see a ball game on  the Peninsula, Wilson Creek  advanced to the Senior 'B'  softball playoffs in Capilano  stadium over the Labour  Day Tweekend. Wilson Creek  can rest assured that every  fan on the Peninsula will be  pulling for them.  In my opinion there will  For Guaranteed  Watch and Jewelry  Repairs ���  CHRIS'S  JEWELERS  Work  done  on  the  Premises  WE BUY OLD GOLD  Phone 96 Sechelt  NOTICE  R. S. RHODES  Doctor of OPtometry  204 Vancouver Block  Vancouver, B.C.  Wishes to announce he will be in  Sechelt. September 11  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.  i  PORT MELLON  14th ANNUAL  LABOR DAY  CELEBRATION  CISSER  BETTER  t  Children's Sports ��� 10 A.M.  Crowning Pulp Queen ��� 1.30 P.M.  Senior Sports ��� Bingo  Ball Game Starts ��� 6 P-M.  Open Dance in Evening  Sponsored by Local 297  be many times jthis season  that Coach Clem.Crowe of  the B-C. Lions will wonder  why he ever released Arnie  Galiffa., Mondays tussle  with the Eskimos was probably the firs1':.    ; 7  A Vancouver sports writer predicts that the Mounties will s.till end up in  fourth, spot in the PCL. Arid  I thought I was the only  stunned sports writer ?|pn  the coast. -     7;     7; 7  Thursday evenings ball  game between the Kiwanis  Cripples and the B.A. Mops  should be a walk away for'  the girls. 'I Predict' was in  ' a poetic mood for tbis  game and he'says: 7  'These B.A.7 Mops can oper-  Q f* A ������...'���.,.-,���  They fuel up with '98j y^  So beware you    men    that  feel so well. ;  When they finish with you,  you'll feel like ��� ��� Well?  Chnrcli Services  Sept. 2nd. 1956       '  ANGLICAN    .  14th Sunday after Trih��y  St. Bartholomew's.    Gibsons  II a.m. Choral Communion  St. Hilda's    Sechelt  1:45 p.m. Evensong ";  '   St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  3.15 p.m. Evensong   7;  Port  Mellon  Community Church  7.30 p.m. Evensong  UNITED >  Gibsons  Public  Worship,   11.00  a;��rs.  Roberts Creek, 2 p.m. -*; ���>  Wilson Creek  Public Worship, 3.30 p.m.  ST/VINCENT'S ���,��� -.  Holy Family, Sechelt, 7 9 a.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons, 10.30. a'jn.  Port Mellon,  first Sunday^ of  each month at 11.35 a.ml  Bethal   Baptist  Church1  11:15 A.M., Worship Service  7:30 P.M.,  Wed., Prayer  2 P.M., 1st Thurs., in Month  Mission Circle  PENTECOSTAL  11 a.m. Devotional  10 a.m. Sunday School  7.30     Evening  Service.  Tuesday night 7.30 ���;-  8 p.m. Friday night�����������������-���  Pender Harbour Tabernacle  12:00 a.m. Morning5 Service  ?:30. p,m, Wednesday    Prayer Meeting.  Sechelt News  BY MRS. A. A. FRENCH  Visiting Miss Linhic Nick-  son at Rexwood was her sister Mrs. Mattie Bayliss, Mr.  and Mrs. E. S- Bayliss and  Mr John Bayliss all of Victoria.  Guests of Mr and Mrs  Leo Johnson were Mr. and  Mrs. George Millar with  David and Donnie., and TMr-  and Mrs. D. Atwell with  Rickie all of Vancouver.^  Donna Stubbs, daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. Charles  Stubbs of Campbell River is  vis |.ing her grand parents  Mr and Mrs Bill Anderson.  Mirs. C. Wheeler entertained Mrs- C. Munro the  secretary of the District  Council of the L.A. ,to the  Canadian Legion. Those at  the afternoon tea were Mrs.  Ivy Biggs and Linda, Mrs.  A. Jones, Mrs. C. Peterson,  Mrs. M. Livesey and daugh-  teh Mrs. Richardson.  Mrs. Ivy Prat/; (nee Ivy  Colwell) is visiting friends  in Sechelt with her baby son  Michael.  Roy Bertram eallel in at  Sechelt on his way from the  North.  GOWER POINT  Mrs. Ida BickeAxm   from  Nelson who has been   holidaying on the Island is com-  v pleting her holiday with her  daughter, Mrs. Syd- Smales.  Mrs: LePage of Winipeg is  a guest at f he Sinclair home.  Mrs. G. Beaton is visiting  ,   in Victoria.  BURGLARY CASE  On a charge of burglarizing the Madeira Park Legion  club and stealing a quantify  of beer earlier this year,  Harold Theisen 18 of CloVer  dale, B.C- was sentenced to  six months definite and six  months indefinite by Magistrate Johnston in police  court. Ronald S- Fray, 26 of..  Pender Harbour chose jury  trial and was released on  $2,500. bail.     .,  Vicj-or Dryer was crown  prosecutor and E. M. Russell for the defence. There  were nine witnessss. Theisen  will be eligible for parole  after six months.  ratford Kindergarten  !E - OPENS  Mrs. H. Galliford  Gibsons 180K  EN  SATUR  SEPT.  SECHELT ITEMS  Visitors from out of town  included Mr and Mrs Alf  Williams of Haney - B.C.,  former residents of Sechelt.  They stayed with Mr and  Mrs M. Hemstreet  Mrs A. Lindgren of Mission visited with her sister,  Mrs June Smith. Both the  Williamsv and Mrs Lindgren  came especially to attend.;  the wedding of Mrs Dora  Doyle at Halfmoon Bay.  THIEVES ^BUSY  Thieves entered the  workshed atCrucil's booming ground, Porpoise Bay.  isometime Friday , night  Aug. 17 and looted around  $600 of tools and equipv  merit. The RCMP are investigating-  EC  OWLIN  ALLEY  .^LINEUP;;   -  YOURLEAGUES  .-���early; ::  for Season's Play!  WOULD YOU RATHER  Chop Wood or Go Hunting?  You   CAN  choose  Hunting  if  you re  PRERARED  at  home with  a  Dependable  COLEMAN  Automatic  OIL HEATER  Chopping wood is a good pa&s^ time for ex-royalty  or billionaires ������ ��� the Practical Man wants; warmth  and comfort with the least effortr combined with  economy. ���" .���',.'y ~-  His Wife   wants comfort   and   beauty,   cleanliness  and labour-saving. v-r'.77;-7:;'-:  They both choose COLEMAN  for COMPORT, BEAUTY aiid ECONOMY  Coleman Heaters are available at Gibsons   Hardware  in various sizes ahd colors:   *  Model 871: $69-95, No. 4110: $84,95  The Riviera at $109.95  Install a Coleman and go Hunting, free of worry!  Phme 3 GIBSONS HARI^  Gibsons  Time To Outfit The Youngsters Once More!  School Supplies  ZIPPER BINDERS: These are real leather  well made. We made a good Factory  Purchase, and are passing the -Savings to  you as LOWER PRICES.  Re-fills, Exercise Books, Typist.  Short hand and Art Papers.  PENS, PENCILS; CRAYONS; PAINTS  LUNCH KITS in Wide Choice  tr   ���  DICTIONARIES, etc, etc.; etc.  School  Clothing  A FULL LINE OF  School-Opening Clothing  for Boys and Smaller  Children  at our  No- 1 Thriftee Store  Teen Agefs May k*  : Complete!/ Outfitted  at Store No. 2  THRIFTEE    STORES  Phone 34 F  9

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