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The Vancouver Suni
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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1 0 The VANCOUVER SUN: Dec. 11, 19o3 Rufus Gibbs, Philanthropist And Sportsman, Dies at 86 i i SOCIETY EYES GRANT FOR ARTHRITIS CENTRE The B.C division of the Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society is in line for a $75,000 Woodward Foundation grant if it can raise $59,000 more on its own for a new Vancouver arthritis centre. A total of $371,000 has already been raised from large individual and business contributors, according to CARS officials. Total cost of the new research and therapy centre, which is nearing completion at 895 West Tenth, is $750,000, of which $250,000 had been contributed before the fund drive began in June. The centre is expected to open in February. tons from the Comox Tyee Club for salmon weighing over 30 liMdMWMllKCMaewltiMi pounds. Rufus C. Gibbs, philanthropist, sportsman and manufacturer, died Tuesday at age 86. A life-long bachelor who never drove a car, he died in a private hospital after a prolonged iJJ In 1954 he brought a team of synchronized girl swimmers from his home tovn to Vancouver at a cost of $5,000. He was also a benefactor of illness. -Mr. Gibbs made a fortune from the fishing tackle, spoons and lures he invented and reduced. his home-town university, Trent; CHRISTMAS SHOE DEPARTMENT the Lakefield Preparatory School in Ontario, and the Anglican Church at Yale, which An avid sport fisherman, he donated $100,000 for the con he restored at a cost of $12,000. struction of the sport-fish hall at He was also a member of the 1 fXQ 'i i 7-C RUFUS y. city freematt dead Vancouver Aquarium. Design Changes Eyed But Hydrofoil 'Safe' He was a victim of arthritis and contributed $60,000 to the Terminal City Club and Ter minal City Gun Club. 1959 GOOD CITIZEN. In 1939. he was named Van Canadian Arthritic and Rheu matism Society'! fund to build the Rufus Gibbs Lodge at 3225 couver's Good Citizen of the SEATTLE (AP) Owners of the hydrofoil vessel Victoria say Year and Native Sons Citizen of AIDED BOYS' CLUBS that out of calamity they have should be," Niedermair said. He said a new design might involve a special mechanism to drop a foil should it hit something. The1 Victdria late- limped Into port oh her own. powr the Year. His only relative here is a cou'sinr, Mrs. Jam P.Tmt inhn nf VTetf. Vaftr.onvprl A learned the ship is safe buHnay r. ig I i IV His adopted family consisted of the thousands; of hoys' who congregate at Vancouver Boys' Clubs, where" he used to spend need changes in dssSgn, One of the, Vessel's two. foils A memorial senric vWiU' 'he conducted; at 1:30 p.m. Friday wasv sheared :..20 in Christ; Church Cathedral by striking a floating Jog near Port birthdays surrounded by boister-i ous youngsters. In 1948, he bought a deserted Archbishop Godfrey Gower, Wash.bUe- to-J (r fisheries' town to; apprentice raj; liool-maker. and after leisurely stops across. Canada, arrived in Van- Metronolitan of rying 41" passengers from Victo rvirv 31 nasspneers from Vic ton. biologists will push synagogue, at 700 East Pender and put up at1 least $50,000 to Burial- wUi takK place in ''to, to Peterborough ria, to Seattle; The foil sank in about 170 feet of- water-but recov-ered. frvi-." The Victoria- settled down ttf That year he' started his tool and stamping shop at 290 West Third, where he began to specialize in fishing-tackle, in 1915. i I i TMIIBff rt. I reduce Commercial catches the Columbia River, fishdries dkector'-ThorGiTol-lefson'said Monday. a start the Kufe uidds uoys' In 1963," he was mad a freeman of the City of Vancouver, an honor exempted him' her shaking: passengers from paving meter -At his death he was still the president and 'sole owner of HeaYi Dies NEW4" YORK -(AP)r Dr. George M.Murphy, a co-discoverer in rthe-1930s of deuterium, or hea.vjr hydrogen, died Sator-, day at Coiumbia, Presbyterian and three crew But William Niedermalft presr identjOf the Northwest HyJr9fpil Lines, said backers now. know .2 4 But' since he never drove a Gibbs Tool and Stamping Works But1 he closed the plant three car, he made, ino of he privilege. and 8 v- 'nothing catastrophic jwill happen if, the -foil hitasome years ago following a labor, dis Cartridges Medical Centre after a ill- thing. That; was the maxjinum accident ywiou)d)hayeov Jt WOMEN'S jfiess. He was 65. pute involving wage demands for his nine employees. GUN CLUB HEAD wis (president of the 'we might nave to revise cur; Murphy, professor emeritus at thinking ori what 4he design wfiw vo university wnere ne had headed the ehemistry ARRIVED IN 1908; i Fof '44 years Id lived in- the Patricia Hotel oil East but In 1959 moved intd a West End apartnientr A A native h( Peterborough, he travelled in the' eastern United States a- young working 'in foundries and auto plants- But he returned'' to his home Vancouver Guii -Club 21 retiring in' 1956 as' the. LA department, shared in the dis Thtra't Alwaya Semt Attractive Sayings Christmas To'pes: giaesi aues-paying mcmDeri' i covery; of deuterium while at Columbia University 'ith Harold. C. Urey and Ferdinand He was a former president of theCTyee Salmon Club of Camp at 450 Granville (attPenderr bell -Riverliind oojlected 64 but- u. Bncttweaoe. n- 7 wt arodwyi t- sole. mriiiim elastic TT and It i 1 rVCl ,0 I I WOMEN'S rIMr A mm te wisds 5 iiDDid i. C-smsa. riyi jraV i jrflaV 'A I Genuine sports ii i ii fin iniii ii "ii 1 1 i in i "i MB- SSf 111 II I I III I I I I II II I I I I Wi ii 1 1 4 1 a 3T js. sir WOMEN'S ORLON slippehs Beg. Kmart Price 2.96 I i mm v. 1 f'! 7 THURS. FRI. SAT. The Undersea Garden fioy London Wax Museum -v i Victoria Parliament Buildings tad Irmtr Htrbouf r. -'vi Fl.mlno. Yellow. nr Green. Small- H. ft SCHEDULE MOTOR COACH SERVICES v. iisinlivvai toiao.2" 1'; I.JS,. fi Via Ferry Between Vancouver), UI1U TUHV.UUTCI I9IUIIU WOMEN'S SLIP-ON WINTER SCHEDULE Ti i- PARTY SUPPER L. mart Price 3.97 -s' VICTORIA TO VANCOUVER VANCOUVER TO VICTORIA Crossing time: 3 hrs. 15 min. ffV Of F', SEASON -ancf rates and more. Crossing time: mart Discouni rn Frl. Sun. vtBbwK NortK Amejie4's great tourist centres --Yaricuyef Isfancj for fun do the ''itouri-d; "thin vourself. "Visit tHe-Venovated EmDress. See the 1 nurt. at in. Thurt. Lv, Vancouver Island Depot 6:10 a.m. Iv. Pacific Stage Lv. Pacific Stogt Royal: Parlirnenri 6:05 8:05 a.m. 4 a.m. 3 hrs. 15. min. iFrl. Sun. LV." Vancouver liland a.m. .8:50 a.m. 10:10 a.m. -u 12:10 p.m. 2:10 p.m. 3:10 p.m.. 5:10 p.m., o. 6:10 p.m. .7:10 p.m. 10:05 onen back and toe mule 12:05 p.m. i p.m. 3:05 p.m. 4:05 p.m. a.m. 12:10 p.m. 2:10 p.m. 4:10 p.m. p.m. 10:05 a.m. 12:05 p.m. 2:05 p.m. 4:05 p.m. 6:05 p.m. 1:05 p.m. JiQW rivviiiuiai iVluacMin, uoiuuiiaiiu ci iici nai jiuaics, the' fine restaurants and holiday ii i.attr'aCtioni (Jharm, thousands each year. They can sparkle ybu let them. Act like a tourist-cleave v-VQUf and Ferry, Relax-and "iH'airie the wer highways. 0e first on and Ferries. Arrive relaxed. dowrif towm''i, Y6u ran; ilso'take connecting trios to unUUn'ri' 6:05 p.m. 7:05 p.m.- 8.05 " 9:05 iii'-L J'i 'kill t2' ri.l I VANCOUVER TO NANAIMO timA hr. rtiin 'NANAJMOaTO VANCOUVER 'CrWind- farm 2'hrs. ivsn reryra via iNandimp. -rreteny you re a xourisr. 683-2421 I nun. sat. tr. Pacific Stage i ,4 Frl. Sun. Lv. Pacific Stagi Depot 6:10 a.m. TO YiCJORIA via Victorian" motor coach. Only 3Vi hours WOMEN'S PARTY PUFAPS Reg. Kmart Price 8.76 8:10 cm. 10:10 a.m. Taun. St. Lv. Vancouver. Island Depot 6:40 a.m. 8:40 a.m. ..10:40 a.m. 12:40 p.m. 2:40 p.m. i 4:40 p.m. 6:40 p.m. p.m. tfi." i '-'v i Lv. Vancouver i Island 8:40 a.m. 10:40 a.m. 12:40 p.m., 2:40 p.m. p.m. 4:40 p.m. 5:40 p.m. 6:40 p.m.. 7:40 p.m. 8:40 p.m. 9:40 p.m. Depot 6:10 a.m. 1:10 a.m. 10:10 a.m. 12:10 p.m. 1 2:10 p.m. p.m. DISCOUNT 12:10'i 2:10 p.m. 3:10 p.m. 4:10 p.m. 5:10 p.m. 6:10 p.m. r. 7:10 p.m 'AilO p.m. :10 p.m. SPECIAL THURS. FRI. SAT. Attractive styles in Black FOR HOLIDAY SCHEDULES CONTACT LOCAL OFFICE from downtown Vancouver. convenient pickup locations en route. CoacheS leave Pacific; Stage- Unes Pepot punsmuir and Cambier fre- quently. -'All-inclusive fare is $4.25 TO NANAIMO via "Royal islander" coach. Only 2 hrs. 55 downtown to downtown Iwfth ot Lions' Gate Bridge). Coaches leove Pacific tagf frequently.4? All-inclusive fatbits eoch way. TRIANGLE TOUR, gives you both 'Nc-naimo 'end Victoria "'iVfti'tS plus Island HighWay.f''drtve'ver Malahat ond through scenic ft Overnight, at; any point ton-the" Triangle or easily 'jtomlejte la.doy(iRourid; trip fare fvAOWEfe CONNECTING. SERVICES. Motor Coach con! nection's to dl( (joints; including ketsey iPay for departures of "Queen of Prince Rupert," can be 'made, conveniently at Victoria-ond HALF-FARES -CHILDREN -5-1 (inclusive) Ore applicable on all '5. regular 'services. VICTORIA GRAY LINE. TOURS, by Moior- Coach tp Victoria's attractions. During the enjoy deluxe, toyr of Victoria 'a warm bus for only $2.00. VANCOUVfo Ll i i. biz I a -ir i- I aVTV4 virmtiAM Mil 1 I. 1 KING GEORGE HWY. at HJORTH WHALLEY, N. SURREY

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