Published weekly on Saltspring Island/ W.Fisher, Editor, P.O. Box250, Ganges, B.C , P h o n e : 176
, 'Thursday, August 25, 1960 Vol. 1, No. 23
C A R L IN P H1 LI0N MID-ISLAND SUMMER SCHOOL F i S H I . N G DERBY
St. Andrew's Cathedral,Victoria The first Mid-island Summer The weather was miserable and
was the scene of a charming double" High School, sponsored by the. the fish were small, but this didn't
ring ceremony Saturday, August Cowichan, Ladysmith, Lake, stop the hardy ones from participa-
•20l'h, which united m'i marriage, Cowichan, and Saitspring School ting in the annual Rod & Gun Club
Sheiia Patricia Anne, daughter of i: Boards,, ended its five week Fishing Derby lost Sunday, August
Mr. and Mrs. H,J. Carl in, Ganges, session on Friday, August 12th. 21st. First prize of a complete
and George Arthur Phi lion, son of 144 students took advantage of fishing set was,won by Mr, Pat
Mr, and Mrs. J.E. Phi I ion, Victo- the 32 CQUI-SOS offered by the Walsh of Youbou, ;B.C. His fish
ria. Rev. Father M,0. O'ConneiS School. 19 of these students weighed 7 lbs:.,6. oz. Hart Bradley
performed the ceremony, came from Chemainus - Lady- weighed in a 6 Ib. 14 oz. fish for
The bride was radiant as she en- smith, 21 from Cobble HE 3 I, 24 second prize. Third prize was won
tered, the. church on the arm .of .har from Lake Cowichan, 9 from by C, A. Meilish, 4th - Roy Payne;
farher.. She chose a traditional Sairspring, most of the remainder' 5th - Alt. Kitchen; 6th - Norman
floor-length gown of "I Do" silk from Duncan. Pupils from Grade! Harris; 7th .-Henry Andre; 8th -
;taffera with train. It featured a 9 to 19 were enrolled. Courses | Earl Hardie;9th-MacMouat,Jr.;
Bertha Neckline, liiy-point sleeves | in English, Mathematics, Social 10th - R.A.Lowe; 11th - Jean
and bodice and full bouffant skirt Studies, Science, French and Andre; 12th - Horry Extell; 13th
were appliqued with Alencon iace ! Commerce were soundly re viewed. LaurieMouat; ' i 4 t h - J . Insley;
and sequins. Her fingertip veil of Among individual schools rep- ; 15th - Mick Jones, 16th - Scot
illusion, mist, floated from a Juliet resented were Queen Margaret's Ciarke; 17th - Dr. E. Cox;18th
crown of silk taffeta that dipped School, Aiberni High School, I Mrs. J- Conneiiy; 19th -Jack
over the forehead and she carried a Qualicum College, Howe Sound i Scott; and 20th - ^endy Stephen-
bouquet of red roses and stephanotis. Junior-Senior High School/West son. The Ladies First Prize wys won
Her only jewelry were a necklace j Vancouver High School, and the by Mrs. P.D. Humphreys with a
and earrings oF cultured pearls, a Annie Wright Seminary in face- 4 ib. 7oz. salmon. David Insley
•gift of the groom. • ma. won the Junior prize with a 4ib.
Miss Diane Carlin/sister of the Many of the students took ;. 1 oz. fish and Geoff Howland •
bride, wc:s maid of honor. Miss ! courses preparing them for the j brought in a 20 Ib. 4 oz. cod to
Catherine Netherton, Penticton,and I August Suppiementais given this win that prize. The consolation
Miss Jeannette Phi lion, sister of the I week by the Department of Edu- prize, consisting of a complete
groom, served as bridesmaids. They cation . The others wrote stiff I camping outfit, was won by Mr.
woreidentical cocktail-length examinations set by the staff of | S.Fisher of Saanichton, B.C.
dresses of cornflower blue silk or- the Summer School. Report Card; | — — — —
— — — —
ganza over taffeta, with matching i were sent on Friday to the stu- FACTS, FABLES, & FOIBLES. . .
picture hats, and carried bouauets i dents and to the Principal of If you want to see a fire hazard, a
of white gladioli. ". their own school. On the basis place filled with rubbish and old
, ;The best man was Mr. Ron Mac- of these Report Cards the Prin- I papers, take a look at the freight
Dona-Id, and ushering were Mr. Bill cipal will determine th&advis- '1 shed or, the Ganges wharf. The
Philion and Mr. B. Pagan. The ability of promoting the students I Fire department has been cittempt-
wedding music was played by Miss ^he n&xt Grade, ing to keep the picca clean, but
M.McKaydnd Miss Leona Hanley Principal Dave Todd said that if's on almost hopeless job. . . .
sang "Avc Maria" during the signing; i-h& School's initial year was a ;Wo hear that an unexpected bene-
of the register. ; marked success and in many in- fit party wus hold for Jack Scott
The reception following the osre- stances a year's work will be ' and Bill Trelford at the Geo.
'mony was held at the Club Tango, i saved. This is n vital factor to Heinekey residence last week.
The bride's three-tiered cake was pupil and taxpayer alike. For The reluctant donors were Mac
made by her i.-iorhcr and flanked by •'hose who triad und did not pass, JMouat, Hcirt Bradley, Slim Thor-
tal! white tapers and tiny pink attitudes and better habits burn, Jim Reid, Pat'Walsh and
rosebuds. Rev. Father W . Mudge of study make the school a val- George, himself. . . . . . Too
proposed the toast to the bride, uable experience and point to- often travel, instead of broadening
The, mother of the bride received j ward improvement and success in the mind, merely lengthens the
the guests (CONT' D ON P. 2) the coming tem-i.(CON't 'oh P.2) j conversation. . . (CONT'D ON P2)
Jhursday, August 2 5 , 1960___D_ R I F T W 0 D Vol. "i, No. 23 Page 2
EDWIN WCfTH! NGTON
The many friends )f Edwin Worthington were
saddened to hoar of his sudden passing on the
IT'S NOT TOO SOON TO START morning of August 22nd. Mr. Worthington was
THINKING OF — born 64 years ago ir London, England, and has
resided in Canada f;ir 50 years. He had lived
M I N S on Salt Spring island for over four years and was
0 R known as one of the outstanding horticulturists
W I N T E R on the island. He \ as es'pec'csily fond of
for Children Cactii '-.nd wcs reno'.vned TO!- his cactii cultiva-
tion. He was president of the Salt Spring Island
PHONE: 86 Chrysanthemum Soc ety, a past member of the
Vancouver Horticu! ure Society and was their
(CONT'O FROM P. 1 - WEDDING). . . .in a Show Manager for several years. Recently.. Mr.
draped sheath of canyon goid with brown accessories. Worthington was honored by being elected as a
The mother of the groom was gowned in a full mauve | Fellow of the Royal Horticulture Society of England.
silk print with mauve and white accessories. I He was very active in Anglican Church activities
The bride chose for her hsn'eymoon to Vancouver, -'nd was a Lay Preache; at St; George's Church'at
a toast linen suit with beige accessories. •Her cor- Ganges.
sage was of yellow roses and white carnation. Mr. Worthington is ?urvived by his wife, Elsie,
Mr. and Mrs, Philion will reside in Dawson Creek |of i-he home, one son, W . A . E . Worthington of
where tk; groom is employed by the Depr. of Health | Laguno B^csch, California, one daughti.,r, Mrs,, A,
and. Welfare. • - ' -i, • •- -1 -•• • - • •-—...i-——- --.^_— —. (Mollie) Enns of Williams Laki-/
— - — —
—— — — • \ \ ^'r^ "< r^S B.C. one foster son, L. V.
(CONT- D FROM P.} "SCHOOL) -'I ^ } ; V Drape: of Cowichan Lake, B.C.,
Reaction of the staff, students JJ. ^ one sister, Miss E. Worthington
and parents to th& School were BAKERY JMITED of Vancouver, end two grandchild-
entirely favorable. The Central ren.
Committee consisting of'Trustees ^ .V^ BILL'S The funeral will be held on
from the various School Districts, Thursday, August 25th, at 2:00
District Superintendents, The p.m. at St. George's Church
Principal and representatives of with Ven. Archdeacon G. H.
tho National Employment Ser- S E R V I N G SALT 3 PR!NG Hoirr'cs officiating, interment
vice feel that the whole project MOUAT BROS. - GANGES will bo at the St. Mark's Ceme-
was very worth whi !e and it is S ,S .1 .TRADING CO." GANGES tery. . ^ .
the Committee's stated intention PATTERSON'S STORE "
to continue this useful work. • •- FULFORD - Officers of Gulf Islands Naviga-
A detailed report and policy MAC'S GROCERY-VESUVIUS tion Ltd. met last Thursday with the
for the coming year will be • ^ 00 ,^^ ^ ^ ^
L ^ , ? 5 0 " ^ ^ ^ j! Minister of Highways in Victoria
viewed and considered at.rhe to lay -a proposal before him for
next meeting of the Committee to be called by Mr. the increased use of the "Isbnd PrincQss" in the
Go Dyson/ the Committee's Secretary, Gulf islands service. They .stated that in view of
the tremendous clamour for more lew cost car ferry
(CONJ'D FROM P. 1 - FACTS, FABLES, FOiBLES)
scrvici; to Vancouver S-iSand, and in view '.../! rhe
• . . there is a man in Vesuvius who received u
current shortage of suitable vessels to meet this de-
letter from California addressed to him at Skid Row,
mand they are prepared to operate the "Island Prin-
Vesuvius. . . . . . . Hugh Heath, the Liberal
cess" up to three days per week between the Islands
Candidate has issued,a challenge to the Hon, Earle
and the Saanich Penin-uic on a "cosi- minus" basis
C, Westwood lo debate political issues. No reply
for the Department of Highw-iys. That is to say,
to the challenge as yet. . . . . . . It takes a
the Department would Quarantee (GONT'd ON P. 3)
77^ 1 R^
m.ighty conscientious man to tell whether lie's
tired or just lazy;, . , . . . There is a car on
^: r^'l 1 '
S.S.I. w,ith a Northwest Territories License..
s , . . From our ancient cook book - "Cook- -1 J
./; H '/
1 '^ —' — JW
ery For The Sick"- 'Asses' Mi Ik .far surpasses
any imitation of it that can be made. It should
be milked into a glass that is kept warm by
CV J'J L.r.iJ JJ [j
being in a basin of hot water. The fixed air O I L 'BURNER ^ S ^-
that itcontains gives some people a pain in ; , ; . . . . . . ^^/Kfe''^-
the stomach. A tablespoon of rum may be tak- SA.LES & S E R V I C E T-f'-^
en v/ith it, but only at the instant of drinking. \ —'.s'-'i ),-
The animai should always be milked at the i NS T A L L A T ON 3 - REPAIR^^L^
door. . ' . . . . An ideal wife is any woman
F. LyddL i n g t o n
who has ^n idi,-ii husband. . . . . . . . . . . ^i.LL^^-lLddJ^rLgt^iJi - G a n QQ s " P ho n e : 6 2 -
T h u r s d a y , A u g u s t 2 5 , 1960
'^ I' '''
^li.^JJ.b" ^J-r^ B . C . F U N E R A L CO., L T D . |1
of V i c i - o r i a .. |
S e r v i n g the Gulf I s l a n d s
f o r many y e a r s .
IMPERIAL ESSO PRODUCTS
NEW & U S E D C A R S D . L . G o o d m a n of Ganges
PLUMBING & HEATING Islands' representative
Remington Power Saws
WE WASH & POLISH CARS PHONE - GANGES 100
ELCO AUTOMATIC DAY OR NIGHT
Ganges ELECTRIC & GAS Victoria - Phone: EV 6 - 3 5 0 5
(CONT'D FROM P.2 - FERRY). . in full. Mr. A.E.Roddis introduced
the cost of the service but all fares Rev. Dr. A.W.R. Ashley of. Met-
and reciepts would be deducted chosin, who opened the fete/and,
from the amount of the Depart" PHONE: 130 Mrs. F.L. Jackson presented Mrs.
ments contribution. Ashley with a corsage.
The Department- would set the rates, routes and .In charge of the various stalls were; Mrs. W . Y .
schedules/ having reference to other services pro- Stewart, Home Cooking, assisted by Mrs. Joyce
vided'. The objective/ however, would be to pro- Slovens, and Mrs. V. Rathwell. Vegetables and
vide more day trips to Vancouver Island and return ' plants were in the hands of M"s. A.E.Roddis/ Mrs.
than the Department is able to provide through its V. Grant, Mrs. Can- and Mrs. Sn el I, (sister of
existing contracts. ' Mrs. Roddis) and Mrs. A. Finney. Mrs. A.D.Dane
Mr» GagliardI sa'id that he wouid consider the was in charge of the busy corner in the second hand
p'roposa I. . . . . . section and was assisted by Mrs. A. House. Eliza-
beth Dane had a cool job seiiing ica croam and
The regular meeting of 0.A.P.0 Branch 32 was
candy, while Jayney French, Gai! Slingsby and
well attended August 15th in the St. George's.
Diane- Kyier helped on the Miscellaneous Stall,
Parish Hall. The main object was the report from
c;nd were supervised by Mrs. J. French. Mrs. A.
Mrs. E. Thacker on the Convention held June 22-
Dc'vis was on the needlework stall. Mr. A.E.
24 tp which she was a delegate. All members were
Roddis was at the gate c.;nd Mr. Reg Price looked
interested to learn that all efforts are being made to
after the potato competition, /viss Margaret Ruth-
give greater help to the elderly and that everything
weil assisted when and where she could. Teas in
is being done by those in Office to relieve worry
the residence were in charge of Misses Gladys a n d .
and anxiety to those reaching the ago of 70'years
Cree Shav/, assisted by Mrs. H. Dickens, Mrs.
and over. A vote of thanks went to Mrs. W, Wat-
A.C'r Lacy, Mrs. G. Maude, and Mrs. F.Olsson.
mough for her help in loaning Shady Acres for the
The sum of $243 was taken in and a vote of thanks
summer picnics heid there in July and August , and
was given to a!! who g'-^ve time and work to this
also to M*"8* B. Krebs for her help with the refresh-
annual garden fete. ,
menrs. Mrs. P. Gunterman was asked to take over
the sewing for the Bazaar. Mrs;, M. Til! and Mr.s. .
M. Scogg were presented with birthday cakes and W.J. Mollison has recently purchased the truck-
corsages. There are 2 nev/ members. The next ing business of John St-epaniuk. Jim Mollison,
meeting will be held on September 15th. , a native of No. Pender Island/ has lived in Ganges
for two years, and has been doing survey work. He
attended high school at Ganges. With the i»quip -
ment Jim wil! be able to give complete hauling
service, including freight, to his customers. He \
specializes in road & cement gravel ,fiJ l^opso,[^, etc .
T h u r s d a y , August 2 5 , 1960 D R I F T W O O D Vol. 1, No. 23 Page 4
FURNACE OIL - S T O V E O i L
ROCKGAS HEATING C O F F E E S H O P & D I N I N G ROOM
COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE O P E N D A I L Y 8 : 0 0 a m - -10:30 pm
ELECTRIC & ACETYLENE WELDING
24 H 0 LI R T O W I N G S E R V I C E ' U N D E R N E W MA N A G E M E N T
P H O N E S : D A Y - ,124 - N I G H T , - 193
T H E M O S T M O D E R N H O T E L ON
Agents For: M c C U L L O U G H S A W S SALT SPRING ISLAND
FOR THE FINEST IN DINING PLEASURE
"Dear Editor - Now we're back in the east where
ulcers grow on most humans and high b'ood pressure
Archie McCowan, Mgr. Phone: 90
is ihe order of the day, 1 miss Sail Spring and i.ts
frieridfy,he!pfu! people. We enjoyed our brief i VESUVIUS. . . . . Miss Ruby Power ;,;nd Miss Doro--
holiday i-here~"a!l of us, very much. But here with^ thy Grcin returned ro Vancouver on Sunday following
the rat race all around one it is necessary to close . -:: few days visit to Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Guinton. .
one's eyes/ put absorbent in one's ears and then try- . . Mrs* Thomas Carlyie left Vesuvius Bay on Sun-
to recaii the peace you ail enjoy everyday/ all day. day to make 3 short visit to her sister, Mrs. D.T.
Actuary, we're iucky-because we're-sri-ll at our I Robinson/ Vancouver, prior to leaving for Winnipeg/
summer piacs away from the i.:;cni'nc; city, but on! y i whore she will be the guest of Mrs. •J.J. Frost for
untii the halls of education swing wide their portals ! ^ monthOr so. . . . . . Mr. W . irwin, accompanied
and gather the young ones in again. Sorry I didn't by his son/ Mr. Brian Irwin, arrived recently from
manage to stop in and say "Helio" to you but we Vancouver to spend a week or two ct his summer
were there only for fifteen days. There were many \ home. . •... . . M". R. P. Wi!mor ieft Vesuvius
people and places we did not see | Q A M n V ' C ; A T T T T T " " i Bay last week to ctter.J ii-is Festi-
i i • i) i L • i • \.5 / > I '-i L/' i G > / ' U i \J/ i .- ,. i i i „ 11
so I am hoping we ii tup-out again, jl ^ -, •, va! at Stratford where he w i i l
•" \t\ ' ^
Ail too soon-we'li-be back in Ca~ j • spend two or three weeks. . . .
nada's great, seething capitoi but SEAT COVERS Miss H. Nash of Victorio is occu-
the memories we have o.f Salt Reg. - $27 Now'-$"!7.95 j pying Mr. Wilmor's house during
Spring wiS! keep us warm during ^!E\A/ MUr-rLERS ^
j [ absence end her nephew;
rhc long, cok.1 winter. This, in- Discontinued Lines " $4.95 .
j ^ Brian Ingiis ond his two sons
cidentaiiy, isn't as far away as ' PROMPT ATTENTION ?U: ij ^.y^ Victoria are visiting her, .
I'd like it-to.be. The trees are. • MAIL ORDERS & PHONE CALLS \ . . . Miss Ann Thorburn arrived
turning in some spots and last | 1023 View St. Victoria, B.C. [ on Saturday from Vancouver and is
['-' • ' . __[ spading ;- w-'e-k or two with her
night the Northern Lights put on .•5-^78, •
a beautiful show. This last usuai-Jy means a change' | 5i:"i-er, MrSi Mary Ci-.ri/ic. . . ., . . Mr. and Mrs..
in the weather and such a change can only mean ton 3. J. (Vnckieborough ;:nd their daughter. Miss An-
monrhs of fall and winter. Ughi Our stay was too geia Mickieborough, arrived on Saturday from
short and we W-.K sorry to leave your ^oveiy island. Thomhiii, Ontario/ and a;-e spending a week or
Someday when the three young Horsdais have corn- fv/o with Mri, Mickieborough's sister and brothor-in"
pi&tod i-heir fonnai education we rn,:y ic'in you -;ii law,. Mi-, und Mrs. F- Lt Treth-wey. . . . . Recent
for what is nauseously termed "the twilight years" gue'sts of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Meilish we're Mr,
by people who have not Eaarned to live gracious iy . <;nd M-s. To'Hstrup and daughter from Chicago, Mr.
as you ciSI have during your productive years. Sin" . & Mrs. J.L. i'-i'-!! & Famiiy froiT Vancouver and
cerciy/ '(Signed) Mrs. Paul Horsdal, Ottawa, Ont. i Mr. J. Fini-iscn.
GIVE A SUBSCRIPTION TO
COSTUME DOLLS D R I F T W 0 0 D
AT $2.50 per year in Canada
H 0 ME S
GULF ISLANDS FLORISTS $3.00 anywhere else in the .
C A T A L O G " ESTIMATES
Ganges Phone: 1 18 : world i • :
J.H.M.LAMB PHONE: 1 7 - R
W A T E R F R C N T PROPERTY!
ON S A L T S P R I N G I S .
CLEAN " EThFRIL" i?^YE
Home H e a t i n g S e r v i c e
VIEW LOTS & PARCELS A u t o ma t ic 0 i i Furnaces
WEEKLY S a l e s & I n s t a I i a t i o ns
PICK-UP & DELIVERY FREE E S T I M A T E S
JO}^ V^ ^fr) EVERY WEDNESDAY SHEET METAL WORK
3,12 C e n t r a l B i d g . ; P H C N E : 91
V i c t o r i a , B. C , F i n a n c i n g A v a i t a bIe
or c o n t a c t o w n e r 5% —
Don Fraser-Ganges-Phone:58-X jFREE MOTH PR Ganges Phone: 7 2 - H
Thursday, August 2 5 , 1 9'60 D R I F T
Mr. E, Moore of Fuiford was one of four Veteran;
who went to Duncan last week to help iay the cor- jl ] r
ner stone of the new wing of the Legion Hall in that -u i •,
district. Mr. Moore also went to the Stratford ( •fl][
Shakespearean Festive! in Stratford,. Ont. on a trip OF • A !
sponsored by Victoria Radio C. J.V.I, Station. ' '
The Radio report on Tuesday announced that "Al!
had arrived in Stratford safely and had enjoyed th'.
trip across Canada immensely."
FULFORD... .The Fulford Salmon Derby comes up
on September 4th. Alert all fishermen and those About th.; old codger who used to ride his bicycle
interested in winning good prize', - fish or no Fish. from Ganges every Saturday night in a very
(New laws call for no fish to be caught under 12 ins. wobbly ims. One night his boss caught him half-
according to news of th& Fisheries' iaws and .re.gu-:: way hom& and lectured him severely about riding
lotions. It would be well to keep this in mind)...'.:. a bicycl... in such a state, so the Old Boy carried
...Mrs. Mary Hersey returned tc Vancouver after the bike the..' rust of the way home.
spending a few weeks in-her cottage at Fulford,.>.
Mr. & Mrs.' Harold Lacy and their children of Vic- See us about a nearly finished fine home in
toria/ were at Fulford for last week-end.. . .Mr. & Gangc-s at $6500.
Mrs. C. Rci.-s of Langford and their children, Ki'm &
Anne Maria, were guests of Mrs, Roes' parents, Mr.
& Mrs. M Gyves over the week-end.. „ .Mr.,. & Mrs,
H. Ruckle, with Miss Helen Ruckiu and Miss Nan'
Ruckle, paid a visit to Vancouver recently... .Mrs.
0. McCiaron returned home after spending a few
days m Victoria.. .The Rev. A.C.and Mrs.
McCultum's sister, Mrs. G. Ruckie and family at
Beaver Point. They we're accompanied by; .their son,. !j
Lieut^ Jim McCuiium'and his fiance. Miss Anne ij
KeenJyside-s of Mayfair Drive, Victoria, B.C....Mr.!
& Mrs. Jack Drayton and daughter Pati-y/ of Nev/ , •-:'
Westminster, are spending a f^w days at'Fu.i'ford. Mr. Drayton C H A R L E S R. H O R E L
caught- two salmon whilst out fishing with Claude Hamilton on board N O T A R Y PUBLIC
the "Big Toot". They also caught nine good sized grilse ..:..Mrs" W i l l s ~ Mortgages
Ruth Hill of New Westminster is spending:a w&ek or.two.at the home Conveyancing - Documents
of Mr, &Mrs. Dennis Gardner at "N&Shry"....Mr.,&;Mrs. C. PHONE: 5 2 -
Rees and their daughter Kirn have returned •io Langford, ....Mrs A. Hop- . •
bum has returned from a short visit to Vancouver, .. .Mr. & Mrs. G. Emsley and Mr. & Mrs. E. William-
son of New Westminster are spending a hoPday at theirsummer home at Stoweii Lake at Fulford. Their
recent guests included Mr. & Mrs. A. Leppard of Burnaby.. Mr. & Mrs. P. Bird of Duncan and Mr, & Mrs.
L. Simmons & fami!/ of North Vancouver. ' '
FERNWOOD... .Capt. & Mrs. Garth Pengeiiy; son, Gordon & grandson of Victoria have been visiting
with Mr. & Mrs,. Vie Bettis.. ..Sandra & Mork Sweeny of Vancouver & Eilis Conkte of Austin, Texas, hav6
been recent guests of Mr. & Mrs. Percy Taylor.. ..Mr. & Mrs. Carl Gerrits of Petaluma/ Calif. & Mr.
Gus Gerrits & Gwyneth & Greg Gerrits of Concrete, Wash. & Miss Nancy Finkeu of Everson Wash. are
guests at S .A. Thompsons.. . .Mr. & Mrs. Roy Grahatir^ 3 sons of -Vancouver are holidaying for 2 weeks at
the Alt Graham cabin.
Sturdi-Craft of Vancouver, makers 'of plywood boats hav^ announced that they have appointed the Ganges
Boat Yard/Ltd of Ganges, as exclusive agents for their products. They feature 14, "16,18 and 22 ft. ply-
wood boats/ which ore very compt-titivfe, price-wise. A demonstrator will be in stock soon.
.. . .^^ ^_ _ _ _ _ _
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T h u r s d a y , A u g u s t 25, • I 9 6 0 D R i F T W O CD Vol. 1, No. 23
" W A N T E..D
Old Country Cheviot, 6 months old Caretaker ~ Pensioner if in good
rams. Registered stock, health. Free furnished cottage. |1—-—
P H O N E : Gulf Islands - 5-R Extra remuneration if capable oF 1 ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR
~ ^ - ^ ; = = = = = ^
- : - ^ - ^ - = = = = ^ helping about the grounds. Write |j OENNIS GARDNER:
-52 Buick Custom Hard Top, radio or Phone. Dr. McAlister, Gangesli INSTALLATIONS " REPAIRS
and Heater/ Turn Signals. Good B.C. PHONE: 1 2 9 - R Refrigerator Repairs
condition. P H O N E ; 183-K
PHONE: 210-M' W A N T TO BUY
G.I .CHIMNEY SWEEPING
! Registered Purebred Suffolk Rom Green pickling tomatoes. ' : VACUUM EQUIPPED
I Lamb. P H O N E : 6 0 - X P H O N E : •T76 STOVE & GUTTER CLEANING
Serving the Gulf Islands . . .
F O R R E N T C A R D OF T H A N K S W . G.MOSSOP .
4i GANGES PHONE: m-Q
(5~Room apartment in Ganges. Capt.A. S. Dickinson wishes to
P H O N E : 220 express his heartfelt thanks to Dr. H , S . N0 A K E S
T. Jansch, Mctroh and Staff of NOTARY PUBLIC
A REMINDER Lady Minto Hospital for their
|Lady Minto Hospital for their • Conveyancing " Mortgages
It is not only unwise, but illegal, , many kindnesses during his recent Wills, etc.
jto leave your keys in the car. illness. ' ' Ganges PHONE: 94
This lesson was brought home to a
i certain person on Salt Spring Island COMING EVENTS •HARRY'S WATER TAXI
I last Tuesday night. Her car was i August^T: Gui rd'of'Sunshm'e "Cracker}ack" & "Crackeriill"
[stolen, presumably for joy-riding. Candy Stall, Mouat's Ganges, Salt Spring Island
It was found later at Vesuvius, with August 28: Lions Club Picnic "• Fishing Parties - $3.00 per hour
a small amount of damage done to Welbury Point PHONE: 150
1 engine^ ; Canadian Legion Zone
/"^ "' ' 'I r" Meeting - Welbury Pt. GEORGESON'S WATER TAXI
'.LUULU 2:30p:m. & CHARTER BOATS . . ;
r- ', o r" p) ^" September'1: Lions Club fast & seaworthy boats' •'•'•••
/ \ 0 LH ' Chamber of Commerce , PHONE DAY OR NIGHT
' General Meeting - j| Ganges 25 & 90 -
Mch'on Hal! -8:30 pm 1
'.'\ •.': September 2: Fulrbrd Fishing ROBERT R E Y N O L D S
Derby Dance. For Hire - John Deere Track •
Loader and Back Hoe''
C H U R C H E . S Excavating - Ditching * Loading
(Services for Sunday, Aug, 28th) j| csnd Back Fill Ganges, B.C.
A J . . - I '^.-AJ'i R O A D 3 R A V E L
St. Nicholas - Vesu-v.ius— Holy . . A N D
• HI QT •' •R F | t\y | Communion " 8:30 a.m. .., F.I L L
i rT n i i ^ ^i A^O -1' * "/ls " Fulfol-d " Matin5 & P HONE : 2 18 P H O N E : 218|'
LL I UU t-< GLAb^l - Holy Communion " 11 om i-— .-...-...-.„.-___-.__„.,...-.-....--._...„-t,
S ^ E D S DO T H E JOB St. George's-Ganges-Even- L . C . L A M BE RT , N . D .
,- r p v ^ i j
song-2:30 p.m. NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIA?\!
rUh Y U U . . St. Mark's - Central -Evensong Genera! Practice - Manipulative
' ~r- i i r- ' "." : : - "' 7:30 p.m.'' rherapy " Psychosomatic Analysis
1 r1 !
S r ' • i" • By Appointment
' ' ' ' •' R-0-MANCATHOLSC PHONE: G a n g e s - 145-M
Our Lady of Graci:; ~ Ganges - —_—.. „. . •._..-————.———_„.——
FT WOOD .Holy Mass " 10:30 a.m. CA R PE N TE R & BU I L DE R
. • M. B. E A S T
CL.ASS rEi '
.N ' T.^lP WORK BY HOUR OR CO NTRACT
United Church - Ganges - 11 am ;| FREE E S T I M A T E S
3anges PHONE: T O - Q
-20 WORDS'/SO CHRISTIAN, SCIENCE
rMi^'lr' I -/ ft '"•''" \ ' ''; ': GROUP L E T US P R I N T Y O U R
-fJ-J I'J^ J f- •c);, : "•1\/ • ' "Mahon Hall " 11:00 a .m. BUSINESS CARD H E R E '
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L F GHT FOR
THESE T !\i'-i <-/-i ^ „ . . RONG THAR
i\ I /"-• 0 II
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* CHEAPER POWER -The high cost of power on YOUR CONSERVATIVE CANDIDATE
the islands is appaiiing. 1 will fight for cheaper w i! I h o l d
l power for you. O U T D O O R PUBLIC M E E T I N G S
SALT SPRING ISLAND
* FERRiES-The Gulf Isiands ferries are/in fact, on
part of the provincial highway system and should MC N D A Y A U G U S T 29th
be provided for the people on the same basis. I
w i l l fight for this principle. * Instead of asking the people to comeout of their
way to meetings,, Ted is bringing the meetings to
the people. .• ;
* SCHOOL TAXES - The cost of such an essen-
tial service as education should not bo a burden * To ensure that ali the people can hear his plat ~
oh the property owner. I will fight for provin ~ form he is appearing with the "CRUSADER",a new
cial financing of schools. I and dynamic approach to public meetings.
* HEAR TED STRONGITHARM AND A
* END "ONE MAN RULE" Put 'the s'rni !e on PROMINENT GUEST S P E A K E R
*VESUV1US - 2;30 p.m. *FULFORD - 4:30 p.m.]
MONDAY A U G U S T 29th
I Issued by the Nanaimo and the Islands Conservative Campaign Committee.
The Log Cabin Hotel served over a hundred delicious roast beef and Yorkshire Pudding dinners to OldAge
Pensioners of Victoria, on Tuesday, Aug. i6th. The pensioners, from the Victoria area, were on a day
cruise of the "Motor Princess" and used the noon stop-over to enjoy their lunch.at the Log Cabin Hotel.
JOHN WALLACE BARRC'N ' .
John Wallace Ban-on passed away on August i6th in his 86th year. Mr. Barren was born in Ewell,Eng!and
and has resided in Canada for 48 years. Before retiring, Mr, Barren was in the import business in Vancouver.
He has resided on Salt Spring Island for ten years. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs,, Ciive Matthew-
son of Ganges, Mrs. T.E. Niven of England and Mrs. N.B. Hill of Vancouver. The funeral was held sn
Vancouver under the direction of the Nunn & Thompsoii Funeral Home. Cremation followed.
GANGES.,, .Mr. & Mrs. Edward Connolly of Montreal were recent visitors of Mr. & Mrs. Fred Kirkham.
.. . .Miss Ida Cadrain of West Vancouver has been visiting with the Harold Hoffman's. .. .Mr. & Mrs. E.I.
'Simpson have returned to their homein Westwoid, B.C. after spending ten days with Mr. & Mrs. A.J.
Eaton. Mrs. Simpson is Mrs. Eaton's s i s t e r . . » , D.V. Duff of Pas.co Wash., brother of Howard Duff, the
Hollywood movie star, was a recent camper at Weibury Point.
Last week. Dr. & Mrs. Oliver L. Stantc.n purchased th'-, A.G. Wi Irriot property on Scott Road. Dr.
Stanton is from Yeilowknife, Northwest Territories, when-: he prcici-iced for over twenty years. They have
one daughter, Paula, who will be attending U.B.C. this year, finishing her last year of university training.
The Stantons have taken up residence at their new horn.,, but ie.f'r yesterday fora trip to Nova Scotja.
They will return in mid-Cictober at which time they will. become, permanent Salt Spring Islanders.
Here's a fish story to end all fish stories, Gordon Ruc.kle' of Beaver Point was cranking his boat engine
last week and the crank handle fiew overboard. As we understand it, he was grappling for the crank handle
with a Norwegian jig when a 24 pound Spring hit the jig and he had himse'fa fish! ... .
The September meeting of the Chrysanthemum Club scheduled for Sept 7th at the home of Mrs. Rqddis
has been cancelled, due to the death of the president, Mr. E. Worthington.
Mr, John R. Harrison, a recent guest at Arbutus Court, caught an 18 ib. salmon at Porlier Pass.
T h u r s d a y , A u g u s t 25, 1960 T W 0 0 0 VoL 1, No. 23 Page 8
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^wa^ 'BU'TOR'S" •"«,' PAGE 1
Continuing t-he Journal of Anthony Tripp, said to have Cowichans'had vowed Friendship, Mr. Lineker O
been found with sundry letters in rubbish removed from asked .Mr. McCawley his Business but apart from say-
a derelict farm on Maxwell Mountain, Sail Spring ing he had Sundry Transactions with the Settlers, he
bland,,! 959. , ,; did not vouchsafe, much information. Rather, he
. 29 of March, 1867 seemed to be in a Suppressed excitement, which
My father ordains it is time, we :keep our own Fowl, both puzzled and made uneasy these good people.
so I am sent Firstly to the Linckers and Secondly to the Nevertheless, as is customary, they made him wel-
Ekermans. (Editors Note. Tripp's spelling is inac- come and offered the best of the Hospitality. It
curate,, as he undoubtedly refers to the well known was near noon when there camo a Scream of Mortal
pioneer family of Mr, Joseph Akerman), The Linekers Agony, such as a Person makes when fatally Stabbed.
treated me most Courteously and invited me to share It was followed by shots. Mr. Lineker, knowing it
their noon repast. They regaled me with an account dangerous to bear Arms, started forthwith to the
of the Baltic of Ganges, which I had heard from beach to see if by any means he could pacify the
several sources, though by reason of the passage of Indians, assuming he was Accompanied by Mr.
Years/ I had it that Two hundred of Belia Bella;; and McCawley. After going some way, he found him-
Nine hundred of Cowichans were involved, whereas self to be aSore, so he returned to the Cabin, where
the numbers were very much fewer. Thus, however,, . he found his wife Distraught. Mr. McCawley was
Sail Spring. So, iset down what .i recollect. On not there, neither was Mr. Lineker's Double bar-
the morning of the 4 of July, 1860, Mr. Lineker was re E led gun. Mrs. Lineker thought he had gone by
Disquieted to observe Two to Three hundreds of Cowi- some route to give succour to Mr. Lineker on the
chans assembled on the beaches, mostly armed with beach, Mr. Lineker started for the beach a Second
Flintlocks. When he approached them, they received time but being accosted by a band of Cowichan
him with an unaccustomed insolence, implying it was braves armed with Flintlocks, he was forced to re-
best I-K; kept to hi's Cabin. Returning there and puz- turn to the Cabin, Meantime, the Bella Bellas had
zied by the Taut atmosphere, he loaded his Double taken what cover they could find in the Rocks,
barrelled gun and debated whether or not to convey from whence they kept up a steady fire upon the Cow
his Family across the island to the sanctu ry of Mr. ichans, many of whom were killed. The Battle reged
for upwards of Three hours, when the Bella Bellas
John Booth. No further Offence b&ing offered, he
running short of Ammunition/ they did a retreat to
decided to remain. Later in the morning, a Canoe
their Canoe, where beingin the open, most fell a
drew in almost opposite theIr-CJbin.which he recogni-
ready prey to the musketry of the Cowichans,
sed as Be I Id Bella, being stacked high with a Cargoe
Making a jettison of the, Furs on the beach, tho sur-
of Fine Furs and bearing a crew of Nine braves, aiso
viving Bella Bellas cast off but were speedily over-'
Two squaws and Three boys, together with a White
taken by many Cowichan Canoes and a bloody
Passenger. To the utter Astonishment of his wife and
butchery ensued. One Bella Bella sprang over the
himself, tha passenger left the Canoe- and came direct
' side and swimrr.in'g under water, escaped. He Iai\-;r
to the^r Cabin, kaving the Bella Bellas jn the midst
sought Aid at Mr. l.inekers Cabin but there being no
cf their Hereditary Enemies. He-proved to be q Mr.
piace to Conc&a! him, Mr. Lineker showed him a '
George Me Cawley, an Englishman despite his name,
quick Egress through a trail to safety. The Indian
who solemnly assured them ail.was wei;i, as the . :
;' was a Chief of tha Kitzah-M'at tribe and despite his
I Wounds, he was concerned because a Private Letter
G U L F I S L A N D S N A V I G A T I O N , LTD
I being borne from Major William Downie to the
.:.;- • : '.-• M .V . "ISLAND PRINCESS"
j Editor of the Colonist had been iost to th6 Cawichans.
LABOUR DAY ,MONDAY .SEPT.5,1960 /SAILING
Scarce- hod he gone, when the Cowichans appeared.
. I, '•'. . V o y a ge A ; ;
Mr, Linekc.r kept them Jn Converse awhile arid they
Lv^ Vancouver 10:15 a.m.
leit fhinki,-ig he knew nothing of the escaped Chief»
Lv. Steveston 11:00.a.m.
Later on, Mr. Lineker took his Family across (sland
Lv. Galiano 1:00 p.m. (CO N T ' D P . 9)
Lvt.Mayne 1:15 p.m.
Lv» Saturna 2:00 p.m.
Lv. Pt. Washington 3:00 p.m.
LV. Ganges 4:00 p.m.
Ar. Stsvesron . . 6:30 p.m. .EVERY SUNDAY AFTERNOON
LY. Vancouver. -, 6:00 p»m»,. /YilAX A N D EAT A L L Y O U WXisfY
Lv. Stfcv6ston . 6:45 p.m.
Lv. Mayne ", ; . 8:45 p.m. .1:00 2:30 P.M
Lv. Galiano 9:00 p. m,
Ar. Steveston 11:15 p.m.
Ail Times Daylight Saving . :'; , ,. . SOL'MAR -RESORT'
NOTE: SUNDAY. SEPTEMBER 4th, sailing for Gulf ON-IHE-SEA
islands CANCELLED this day only.
For Further Information Cali: MU 2-4585- Vancouver' Point Phone: 184~Y
T h u r s d a y , A u g . u s t 2 5 , 1960 Vol. 1, No. 23 Page
HOTEL DOUGLAS JSAAN'ICH LUMBER YARDS
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M A P L E ROOM PHONE: EV 5-2486 .
Dining Lounge - Coffee-Shop
E A D Q U A R T E R S
EV 3-4157 "from producer to you"
F & F TRACTOR EQUIPMENT P A G E THE C L E A N E R
MASSEY FERGUSON SALF,S "The Home of Cleanliness"
!"Agood deal in nc;v or used cquip-il 2929 D O U G L A S
ment'» Agents .for Ci'in}o;i,E'.gEnes,,i Victoria PHONE: EV 2-9191
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P H O N E : EV 3-7842 Island Garaae
(CONT'D FROM P.8) DiARY. ...to Mr. Booth's. . Recent yuests at ARBUTUS COURT included:
He made a Report of the bare Facts to His Excellency From VANCOUVER: Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Brown; Mr.
Governor Douglas the 8 of July. .Mr. McCawiey had & Mrs; J; Mawhinney with daughter and son-in-
iaw; Mr,,& Mrs, A, Dav?s of Singapore. From
disappeared from Salt Spring but he reached Fort
Victoria, where he received a Severe Reprimand from WEST VANCOUVER: Dr; &Mrs. W.L.Sharpc. '
From SEATTLE:Mr. & Mrs. R.L. Dyer; Mr, & Mrs.
Governor D^ug!as,.who said he made a Fatai Mistake
A A . Pardue; Mr. & Mrs. M.SJamieson. From
leaving the Beila Bellas among the Foes. The. Furs
TORONTO; Mr. &'Mrs.B. Alexander. From "
disappeared from the beach, though the Cowichans
SUESNEL: Mr. & Mrs. F.^. Campbeil.From.NEW
averred they had not taken them their interest being
WESTMINSTER: Honeymooning-Mr; &Mrs. R.E. "
in wiping off old scores w;th the Bella Bellas. Mr.
: Robinson. From CALIFORNIA: Mr. &Mrs. Ben
Linekers Double ba ire! led. gun was never traced. Mr.
.Mart-SAN BERNARD! NO,; REDWOOD CiTY:Mr.
McCawiey was :^id to come from the Sandwich isles/
C,D. Crane. From KEMANO: Mr;-& Mrs. J. '!
where he had been a Trader. (TO BE CONTD)
Be!!. From PORTLANDpREGON: Mr, & Mrs.
; Robert J. Pope. From WINNIPEG: Mr. & Mrs. C.
Recent guests at HARBOUR HOUSE HOTEL
W , Chappeil with daughter; Mrs. F. Charlton &
included: From LOS ANGELES: Mr» & Mrs. C.R.
children of Otford;. Kent, England.
Robinson; Mr, & Mrs. Noel Fletcher. From PORT-'
LAND: Mr, & Mrs, Richard Sullivan & family. From
Recent cuests of Mr. & Mrs. Ernie Watson of
SAN RAPHAEL.CAUF.: Mr. & Mrs, Frank Combeth.
Sou they Pe'int were Mr. & Mrs. Gordon Hansen of'
From ABBOTSFORD/BC: Mr. & Mrs,, S.!.., Cannon,
Vancouver. The two couples celebrated their llth
From VANCOUVSR,BC: Mr. & Mrs. A.N. Creery;
wedding anniversaries. The Watson's returned the
Dr. &Mrs. H. Johrison; Mr, &Mrs. D.D. Carpenter.
visit by travailing t3 Vancouver on Tuesday .".to stay
From TACOMA.WASH. Mr. & Mrs. S.E.Stocking,
with the Hansens and take in'an evening at the
.Fr!om;SEATTLE,WASH. Mr. &Mrs.LL.Rambcrg, P.N.E.
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The list of the teaching staff for School District Cobble Hill, Lad/smith and Chemainus will be at
" 64 has been released. Mr. J.Mc Evans has been the meeting. The meeting is under the chairman-
retained as Principe \ and Miss R, Ouiton ^s to be ship of Mr. Maguire or Duncan, Zone Commander,,
vice-principal c Returning teachers are: Mrs. F.M.
Hepburn/ Mr. M.MAcheson, Mr. J.R.Wickens, \ RED RIVER COCKTAIL by R.York Edwards (Wild
Miss O.D.Mouat, Mrs. M.F.. Fraser, Mrs. E. McLeod, i Life Review).,, .The treatment of the Indian by the
Mrs. GrG, Burge, Mrs. M. Desmarais, Mrs. J.U. white man is recorded on some of the blackest pages
deMacedo, Mrs. M.I, Seymour, IT—::^--^^--^^--^^-^^^ of history with some of rhe episodes
Mrs, J.lyShopland (Galiano is,)/ i ^Qi]) j ' J ~!'i:!"~'i\ \/ being stranger than fiction.
Miss S.R. Steel (Gaiiano is.) and IG)')! | i^ ^ r\ A The woods and plains in the early
Miss E A . Casseday (Ponder Is.) ^"'I'—^—' ~ days of settlement were full ofun-
New teachers are: Mss F.E.Arna- ' /; ^ , U A N L) L ^)
}^ scrupulous white traders. They
son. Physical Education teacher for were avid for furs and dedicated to
D A Y OR N I G H T
S.S.I., Mrs. J.M. Smith, Home paying the native as little as pos-'
connecting with coach
Economics, S.S.I./ Mr. J.M. Smith, sible for them. Whiskey was a
line bus at Swartz Bay
Industrial Arts, S.S.S,/ Mr. i'Vt.E. favourite commodity of trade, pop-
daily except Wed. & Sun.
Lmneli, Moyne island, Mr. K.G. ular with both customer and trader,
A G E N T S FOR
Robinson, Pe-nder Island, Miss M. but rarely did the red man taste
Bulmer and Miss M.R. McArdell,
both for Saturna Island. Saturna
B.C. firewater as it was produced in the
distillery,, Traders had a number of
Island wiii have one additional
teacher. Teachers who taught
Al RUNES recipes for makihg the trade more
profitable and the customers more
last.year and w i i i not be returning INSTANT RADIO CONTACT satisfied.
to this district for this year are: CHARTER FLIGHTS
One classic recipe was as follows:
Miss M. Haahti, Mr. R.E. Vance, Mrs. E. Benedict, To half a keg of whiskey add half a keg of river
Mr. P..P. Richards, Mr. G.F. Bumett, Ms. A.M. water. To this add a liberal 'quantity of powdered
LambeandMrs. D. Andsrson. tobacco and a su'b-iethai 'measurement of strychnine.
The Indians found the result satisfactory.
The Cowichan and Mid-Island zone of the Cana- The tobacco gave the concoction the necessary bad
dian Legion is holding a meeting next Sunday, Aug. taste- and nauseating qualities, while the strychnine
28th, at 2:30 p.m. at Wcibury Point. Representa-" produced a violent stimulation, followed by coma.
fives from the Legion branches in Duncan, Nanaimo, It is said that a celebration around such a keg ended
with Indians sitting ramrod straight on all sides,
their eyes wide and sightless, the breathing shallow
and rapid. Unfortunately I couid find no record of
the symptoms of recovery.
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