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Array Provincial Library,  Victoria, B. C.  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Volume 29, Number 7  February 17, 1976.  15c per copy  LAST WEEK'S WEATHER  Low  High   Freeh).  February 7                  OC  7C          NQ  February 8                 3C  9C  1.5 mm  ..  Febrnaiy 9                 OC  8C  2.0 mm  .  February 10               2C  7C 6.4 mm  February 11                4C  5C 37.6 mm  February 12                IC  9C 2.8 mm  February 13               2C  IOC  2.3 mm  Week's rain 52.6 mm    Feb.  1976 52.6 m_  1976223.0 mm  Alternate education  program funded  by school board  The school board has made a  committment to an alternate education program that will aim to  encourage students who have  been "turned off" or discouraged by the regular school program to increase their educational  achievement.. The committment  was made at last Thursday  night's meeting in the form of  $34,000 which will provide for  two programs, one associated  with Elphinstone and the other  associated with Pender Harbour  High. Each program will employ  a teacher, a teacher's aide and  a child-care worker.  In a brief compiled by members  of the school district, the Department of Human Resources and  the Attorney-General's department, the specific objectives of  the program are outlined. They  are: to give each student grade  ten equivalence as a minimum  education; to reduce delinquency;  to reduce absenteeism; to develop  a more positive self-image; and to  provide an opportunity to re-enter  secondary education.  The initial funds committed by  the board last Thursday will cover  the period from September 1976  to January 1977. While the majority of the costs of the program  will-be borne by the school district, part will be financed by  the Department of Human Resources and the Attorney-General's Department. The amount of  the financial committment to be  made by these other agencies involved is not known, although it  has been called minimal.  The program, which will fall  under the joint jurisdiction of the  school superintendent and the regional director of Social Services,  will operate outside the high  schools although some students  may take some classes in the regular high school program. Both  programs will accommodate  about 20 students.  The curriculum of the program  will be individualized as much as  possible, geared to student aptitudes. Major emphasis will be  placed on basic communication  and mathematical skills.  Ed Nicholson, learning assic-  tance co-ordinator, and Drew  McKee, special counsellor, explained the program further in a  press conference Friday by saying  that students will be taught basic  life skills as well as academic  subjects. He said the students  would be involved in sports,  outdoor education, work experience programs, and be exposed  to industry away from the Sunshine Coast. He said students will  have a chance to learn about logging and fishing if their interests  lie in that direction.  "One of the most important  things is to see changes in attitude in the student's self-image  and the attitude towards the  home and the community."  He said the program aims for the  type of person that has just  given up trying. The program  seeks to change that attitude."  It was also pointed out that  two programs are necessary, one  in the Gibsons area and one in  Pender Harbour, because of cul- .  rural, geographical and social  differences. There is a possibility  of a third program being developed in Sechelt in conjunction with  the new Sechelt Junior Secondary  school.  "We are concerned," said  Nicholson, "that there be a viable alternative to a kid who feels  that he can't hack it in the  regular school system."  Byl  aws move on  The controversial amendments  to land use bylaw 96 and subdivision bylaw 103 were given third  reading by the Sunshine Coast  Regional Board last Thursday  night. Both will now go to Victoria for approval and then return  to the board for final adoption.  The bylaw amendments have  caused recent concern in the Pender Harbour area because it places certain restrictions on developers subdividing land. A petition  had been circulated in Pender  Harbour' opposing the bylaw  amendments but the Regional  Director for that area. Jack  Paterson, has since stated that  the petition was based on misinformation. Paterson also felt the  petition was initiated by developers.  In other Regional Board news,  Chairman John McNevin has  joined Gambier Island Community Association president B. L.  Anthony in calling for written protests to be sent to Victoria to try  and prevent the dissolution of the  Islands Trust by the Municipal  Affairs department. He said that  private citizens should make their  voices heard.  "If    enough    messages    get  through, it wori't be dissolved, 'J  McNevin said.  CAPITAL PUNISHMENT?  AN EFFIGY of Pat McGeer swayed gently in the wind  over Highway 101 near Langdale ferry terminal last Friday. On the same day thousands of demonstrators appeared in front of the Parliament Buildings in Victoria  to demonstrate opposition to the ICBC rate increases.  Water system improved  Regional Board Director Morgan Thompson reported at last  Thursday's meeting that improvements to the existing water  system will be made soon. In  Langdale, a total of 600 feet of  pipe will be replaced at a cost of  $5000. Davis Bay and Porpoise  Bay will both receive a total of  4200 feet of pipe replaced at a  combined cost of $40,000. This  includes replacement of some of  ��� the original wood stave water  mains laid with Sechelt's first  water system.  100,000 for  instone  Elphinstone Secondary school  will receive a $100,000 injection  for improvements and alterations.  This decision was hurriedly  made by the Sechelt and District  School Board Thursday night after the presentation of briefs by  both students and staff from the  recently completed high school.  An estimate to cover the cost  of all the changes and improvements as recommended by the  . two briefs, initially commissioned  by school superintendent John  Denley, was set at $250,000 but  trustees decided to spread this  amount over a three year plan.  The committment of $100,000 was  Budget increased  The school board budget was given a final sanction  by trustees last Thursday night but not before an extra  $135,000 was added on to the total which now stands  close to the $5 m i 11 ion mark.  With $100,000 going to improvements and alterations for Elphinstone and about $35,000 committed to  a new alternate education program to begin next September, the school board budget now totals $4,720,518.  This includes an 18 percent overrun in A to F  section of the budget which is set at a figure recommended by the Department of Education. A special  bylaw was required to allow the board to go over the  basic financing level.  The budget, which has to be in Victoria by\ February 15, was accepted by the board. Trustee Peter  Prescesky voted against the motion to accept the budget because he did not approve of the 18 percent  overrun.  The 1976 budget is not expected to increase the  school mill rate because the increase will be offset by  the reduction in teachers' wages as scion as the federal  wage guidelines are adopted by this province. The  present school mill rate is 34.73 and according to school  board secretary-treasurer Roy Mills it may even drop  slightly this year,if salaries are lowered.  made, for priority items for the  school and the decision had to be  made Thursday night for the  figure to be included in this  year's budget which had to be finalized at the same meeting.  Part of the $100,000 expenditure, which will first have to be  approved by the Department of  Education, will go towards the  cost of painting the interior of  the school, removing the portable  classroom, and blacktopping  areas around the school.  School District Secretary-  Treasurer Roy Mills pointed out  that some of the improvements  listed in the brief have already  been financed by the fire loss  fund. In his report to the board  Mills said that some of the recommended improvements remain to  be done as part of the original  contract of the new school and  that the funding already exists.  Mills pointed out in his report  that the board could raise approximately $80,000 from unexpended contingency funds and  from a sales tax rebate for the improvements on Elphinstone.  However the board decided not to  take that route and instead placed  $100,000 in the 1976 budget. This  amount will not be shared by the  Department of Education.  Commenting on other requests  made in the two separate briefs,  Mills said that some of the recommendations made may fit into a  funding pattern already established by the Department of Education. Upgrading the existing  areas of the school and enhancing  equipment areas not affected by  the fire,  Mills points out, will  .Ml^ Cavalcade attends  Vernon Winter Carnival  Miss Gibsons Sea Cavalcade,  Tracy. McDonald, was a guest  recently at the Vernon" Winter  Carnival.  Along with 30 other visiting  Queens, including Miss PNE and  Miss Bahamas, Tracy was officially welcomed at a coffee party  on February 5. She then attended  the Coronation ceremonies and  presentation of visiting royalty at  the Ice Palace.  That evening the girls attended  the Snow Flake Ball where they  were presented to Lt. Governor  and Mrs. Walter Owen and the  Mayors of Vernon and the honored city of Burnaby.  On Saturday morning, February 7, Tracy took part in the parade which was followed by a  luncheon at the Vernon Lodge.  The girls were then welcomed at  the city hall where they were invited to sign the guest register.  They were treated to entertainment at the Vernon Lodge by a  three piece band which had accompanied Miss Bahamas from  San Andrews, Bahamas. Two  young girls from Hawaii also sang  for them.  Tracy received many lovely  gifts including a hand painted  pet rock; complete with instructions for care, made by the local  elementary students.  During  her  stay  in  Vernon,  Tracy reports she was continually -  identified with the Beachcombers  and the Sunshine Coast and was '  asked to convey greetings to the  cast of the Beachcombers.  have to be considered in .direct  competition and on the. same  basis as similar requests from.  other schools, mainly in the routine maintenance or capital upgrading budget.  "It does not seem fair to give  those areas a particular priority  over any other school program because they happen to have been  submitted as part of an overall  program which has its core objective the isolation of problems  associated with the new .section of Elphinstone school,"  Mills said in his report.  ���'.,  Commenting on the. briefs,  Trustee Claus Spiekermann  said the trustees had inspected  the school and realized the need  for a $250,000 commitment. He  added: "I think it's a large sum  of money and it's unfortunate that  it wasn't initially recognized."  No aides  for teachers  this year  tracy Mcdonald  .. .attends Winter Festival  After already adding $135,000  to the school district's 1976 budget, school trustees were not loo  enthused about spending- anywhere from $23,000 to $97,000  for teachers aides.  Joan Robb, a teacher .at, Gibsons Elementary, told thescHqol  board at a meeting held in Elphinstone Thursday night- that  paid teacher aides would be, desirable because it would* <a)k>w  teachers more privacy during  their lunch hours. She said.teachers' lunch hours are now~t$ic$nJup  by supervising student7 activi-  ties. -����������  But even though the �� ajdes  would be desirable, Ms. Robb.';did  admit that "we were staggered  by the figures." She did not press  the board for an immediate ^commitment but added that there was  a long term need for teachers'  aides. %;'������:;*;���  Trustee Claus Spiefcefjmimv  echoed the board's sentiments  when he said he was not jnTfavor  of a teachers' aides program at  the moment. He also indicated"  that more details were needed in  the STA report. It was suggested  another presentation be prepared  for consideration in next -year's  budget. ->r-r  The old farm isn't like it used to be  by ROB DYKSTRA  The old farm.  She ain't what she used to be.  Just ask Don Huard who, be-  ; lieve it or not, used to be in the  mortgage business until he discovered that there is money in  farming. And if Old MacDonald  could see the Huard operation in  Roberts Creek at this moment, he  would probably cash in his straw  hat and overalls and wonder what  the Sam Heck is going on in this  world anyway.  Don Huard, with the co-operation of about nine other farmers  in this area, is putting the finishing touches on his Hanbury Road  farm that is one of the province's  first environmental control systems.  Simply stated, it means that instead of waiting for weather and  nature to carry out its course in  developing an animal as does the  traditional farmer, climate, feed  and activity will be carefully controlled to nurture the animal to  maximum productivity and  growth. It's a method of farming  that began several years ago in  Sweden and has already proven  to be considerably more efficient  than the traditional way of farming.  Don's major product on his ten  acres surrounded by MacMillan-  Bloedel forest will be eggs and  poultry. A modern wood and  metal barn is being completed  and once the operation is fully  viable Don predicts he will net between $60,000 and $70,000 a year  from the products that come out  of that building.  ��� The barn is presently being installed with $40,000 worth of completely automated equipment that  will cut the working day down to  about three.hours for the feeding,  tending and caring for thousands  of birds.  ��� Listening to this modern day  farmer explain the theories of the  system, it becomes apparent  that farming has turned into a  science.  The most important factor in  the environmental control system is that light and air are artificially controlled to determine  the growth and production of the  bird. According to Don, even the  size of the egg ��� small, medium  or large ��� can be completely  controlled through the regulation  of light arid feed. That in itself  has great significance in terms of  supply and demand. If the market  is flooded with small or large  eggs, for instance, and the market demand is for medium size  eggs, then Don will control his environment to produce medium  size eggs.  There is also a tremendous  saving in food consumption.  Ground chickens, says Don, use  about 40 percent of their energy,  and consequently their food, in  merely moving about to pursue  more food. In the environmental  control system, activity is kept to  a minimum. Three birds will  occupy a small metal cage that  measures approximately 15 inches wide by 30 inches long. All  the cages are serviced by a small  conveyor -track that carries food  according to an automatic timer.  Water is piped into small automatic water cups that can be triggered by the bird's beak.  Another important factor in  this system is that disease is  virtually eliminated. Unlike the  traditional barnyard, the animals  are completely isolated ,from  other animals on a neighboring  farm or wild animals that may be  carrying a disease. Therefore,  there are no antibiotics, no drugs,  and no growth inducing hormones  provided which Don says will  give the consumer a chicken  completely au naturel.  Furthermore, with the temperature maintained at a balmy 65  degrees F., controlled ventilation  and humidity, the animal does not  waste precious growing time in  coping with the elements.  Manure from the chickens will  also be  removed automatically.  The cages housing the birds are  suspended -from the specially  structured roof trusses and periodically, an automated blade will  scrape the manure from the floor  and convey it outside.  Even the manure, Don says,  will be dried and bagged and sold  commercially as fertilizer.  Initially egg production will  amount to about 50.000 dozen,  annually which Don hopes to  eventually increase to 200,000  dozen. 'He has bought an egg  quota from the egg marketing  board and is now the only registered egg grader between Vancouver and Powell River. That  way the eggs can be sold directly from the farm to the stores.  Don already supplies eggs to a  number of the smaller stores on  the Sunshine Coast and he has  also initiated a home delivery  system to senior citizens which  has been curtailed temporarily  because of the present expansion  activities. Once that service is  resumed, the farm will also be  supplying residents of the Sunshine Coast with turkey, geese,  roasting and broiling chickens  and vegetables.  What is the state of the local  market? According to Don he has  already had to supplement his  own egg production with eggs  bought in the Fraser Valley. He  has already sold all the geese  he can produce for /the next  year. And he predicts that he will  be selling 60,000 roasting chickens directly from his farm during  the next year.  One important facet of Don's  farming plans not previously  mentioned is the establishment of  a farmer's co-op that will aim to  be completely self-sufficient in  food production. The co-op so far  includes nine other local farmers  who will be specializing in certain animals and crops.  A goat farm in Port Mellon, for  example, will provide fresh goat's  milk for both members of the  co-op and for sale to the hospital  and consumers. Another farm will  exclusively raise geese. Another  will grow turkeys.  "Each one will be feeding the  other," says Don.  Asked why he decided to become a modern day farmer, Don  Huard's answer is by now obvious: it's a good living. Besides,  he was born on a farm in Quebec  and Vou might say he's going  back to his roots. That's probably  why, a few hundred feet or so  from his super efficient poultry  producing operation, Don has  built a small traditional looking  barn that will house a few horses,  a cow or two, and maybe a goat.  That's to give the farm an  authentic atmosphere, says Don.  DON HUARD will market 50,000 dozen eggs this year with the help of his environmental control system. vm��^��ee,tfmifamimttMfiiwmM iggijanw  Sunshine Coast News, February 17, 1976.  Sunshine Coast  News items ICBC checking for cheaters  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday  by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  Ronald B. Cruice, Publisher.  Rob Dykstra, Editor.  Subscription Rates:  British Columbia $6.00 per year; $4.00 for six months.  Canada except B.C. $8.00 per Year.  .    United States and Foreign $10.00 per Year.  Old Age Pensioners $4.50 per year.  Second Class Mail Registration Number 0794. Return Postage Guaranteed.  Phone 886-2622 p. Q. Box 460, Gibsons, B. C.  A shaky start  As 1976 gets underway, people everywhere wonder what lies ahead. The  world economy is still very sick. There  are civil wars in Angola and Lebanon, and  ' soldiers and guerillas are fighting in  other regions. It is not a very auspicious  beginning to the final quarter of the  .   , 20th century.  But always there is hope. Whereas  ���.   some men take up arms to prove their  '-' point, others choose the road of peace.  The organization that offers mankind an  - . alternative to widespread general warfare  - and possible nuclear destruction is the  - United Nations.  I The United Nations is moving into  ��� its fourth decade of existence, and during  ���, the past 30 years both praise and abuse  ; ��� have been heaped upon the world body.  : ���   Yet few would deny that the United Na-  - tions  must  struggle on,  indeed  must  - thrive, if the world is to avoid disaster.  '��� The very fact that the United Na-  ; tions today has 142 members ��� almost  :- -100 more nations than the 46 signatories  ; to the 1945 San Francisco conference ���  I is proof that statesman everywhere rec-  l    ognize the organization's importance.  \ But just what are the achievements  i    of the United Nations, many will ask. Its  very survival is a triumph for those who  prefer peace over war. And there are  proofs that the United Nations is succeeding where the League of Nations  failed. Its peacemaking role in the Middle  East, past efforts to avert protracted'  warfare between India and Pakistan,  moves in different parts of Africa to prevent fighting from spreading were not  always entirely successful ��� but a United  Nations presence always helped. In the  development of international law, economic and social cooperation, in providing  an annual international forum where  countries can debate the vital new instruments for peace. It also acts as an invaluable safety valve for some angry and  embittered nations, and as a house for  all nations where politicians and diplomats can exchange views freely.  The United Nations has a long way  to go before it attains the heights we may  expect from it. But in the history of  humanity, 30 years is but a moment. And  during its fourth decade, the United  Nations will have to withstand new tests.  This it can do ��� but only with the support  of those who believe in a truly hopeful  world of nations that are united in their  efforts to better the lives of all.  Less greed  l <- As Ottawa unveiled the details of  I its anti-inflation program just before  !    Christmas  ��� a  program  designed  to  regulate the earnings and spendings  ��. of most -Canadians ��� consumers coh-  l    tinued to push their way through the  turnstiles and crowd the escalators of  ;    the nation's stores, buying as if there  were no tomorrow.  ;-';���--������ In our greed we have demanded  I'-fnore from the system we live under than  Mt js capable of producing ��� high wages,  '������^high profits, more goods and services  ���<arid, above all, more gadgets and com-  '���" Jorts than we can possibly use.  '<-������ '��� The work ethic has become an object  ^H-.ridicule. The family is under con-  .;sjant assault. Morality is antiquated, if  Z flS>t obsolete and evidence of a lack of  I;self-discipline is everywhere.  In its belated attempts to restrain  rampant consumerism, the federal government has attempted to legislate  inflation and greed out of existence. But  government controls at every level of our  existence only serve, too often, to divert  us away from attacking the social sins  that are manifested by greed and waste.  Restore some sense of discipline  in all areas of our lives, a discipline motivated by a sense of co-operation and  responsibility and we would be in a better  position to attack the awesome problems  that are facing us in the last half of the  1970s.  To continue to have all restraints on  our lifestyles legislated from above  gives us no motivation to do some honest  soul-searching and to reaffirm man's  essential need to practice his own self-  discipline and constraint.  One nagging question  .": Unfortunately we must applaud the  -school board's decision to spend an extra  ; $100,000 on the new Elphinstone school.  : We say unfortunately because $100,000  '-is. a lot of money and it seems ironic  'lib be pouring that into a school that has  >just been built.  > -:    There's no doubt that something had  to be done. Even a superficial look at  the new school will reveal that it leaves  much to be desired and the student and  staff briefs presented to the school board  recently make that point quite clearly.  But there's one nagging question:  Why wasn't all this work done while  the school was being built?   .  HliHiliiliiHI  j.i i i,i 11111  FIVE YEARS AGO  The Insurance Adjusters Association stresses the need for more  fire hydrants in Gibsons to help  keep fire losses down.  The school board and Indian  Affairs department are discussing  possible integration of Indian  pupils in the school system.  B.C. Hydro's tally on new  homes on the Sunshine Coast in  19.70reveals 130 were built.  : 10 YEARS AGO  >Sechelt area will get a $215,000  stone mound breakwater along  the shoreline in Selma Park  area.  STed Henniker, Bank of Montreal manager and wife were presented with electric lamps by the  I.  on   their  an;; at Rossiand  l. 'M?i!Vi<TCi  '.111.  Compilation of 1965 weather  reveals total precipitation of  58.38 inches on 130 days. High  temperature hit % July 30, a  record.  15 YEARS AGO  Four bodies have been found,  part of a group of eight men reported drowned on a boat trip  between Texada Island and Pender Harbour.  Four zones on the Sunshine  Coast will be set up for selection  of seven trustees for the proposed hospital district.  Sechelt fire department responded to 10 calls during 1960.  There were 19 calls the previous  20 YEARS AGO  The muddy condition of the  gravelled part of the Gibsons to  Powell River highway has drawn  protests.  Grounding faults in the power  system involving Clowhom and  Port Mellon areas created power  outages.  A disturbing garbage collection problem, discussed by Sechelt's Board of Trade was left  for decision by^the new municipal  council to be elected in April.  25 YEARS AGO  A Gibsons five room home on  six acres is offered for sale  at $2,000.  Roads are planned with ferry  connections to open a through  highway from Gibsons to Powell  River.  Feb 15 - 22  special week  for Scouts  and Guides  The week of February 15 to 22  has been declared Scout-Guide  Week in British Columbia.  All over B.C. Beavers (5 - 7  year olds); Cubs (8 - 10); Scouts  (11. - 14); Venturers (14 - 17;  Rovers (17-23) and hundreds of  Volunteer Leaders and committee  personnel will be celebrating this  important week along with their  sister organization ��� The Brown-,  ies, Guides and Rangers.  Special outdoor and indoor  displays will be staged, banquets,  and other social events will mark  this National Scout-Guide week.   ;  Scouts in Gibsons will be ga-;  t ering this Sunday for a Thinking Day service. The Scouts will  march from the Peninsula Transport yard to the Elphinstone  Gymnasium. The march is expected to start at 1:30 p.m. and  the service will be held in the  gym one half hour later.  Aha, just as we suspected. She's not using it only for pleasure.  Of shoes and ships and sealing wax  Did you say Patii was here?  Let's talk taxes  by ROB DYKSTRA  This is the saga of Patti Hearst  and the Sunshine Coast.  It happened some six or eight  months ago. The San Francisco  newspaper heiress had been  missing for over a year. She was  presumed to be travelling with  two other people, Emily and Richard Harris. Various reports came  to the Hearst search headquarters; Patti had been spotted in  Toledo, Ohio, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in Denver, Colorado, In Toronto, Canada.  Then one day she was spotted  on the Sunshine Coast, a remote  forested area north of Vancouver.  In fact the report said she was  hiding but in a commune on  Storm Bay, on Porpoise Bay, near  the village of Sechelt.  The local RCMP detachment  was alerted immediately. Armed  Forces helicopters in Comox were  told to stand by. Forestry officials  were asked to help. A plan de  veloped. A commando raid would  take place on the commune at  Storm Bay. They would wait  until 4 a.m. and at that darkest  hour of the morning, when all ,  civilized beings were deep asleep,  the commune's inhabitants, including perhaps Patti Hearst, and  Richard and Emily Harris, would  be taken by surprise.  We pause here for a commercial and we find time to ask ourselves: Did Cst. Wayne Dingle,  RCMP, Sechelt, see himself gloriously on the front page of every  major newspaper in the western  world ���- as the liberator, or captivated of Ms. Patricia Hearst?  "Hje local commando group was  amassed. The watches were synchronized, the comox helicopters  placed on red alert. The countdown started and the raid was on.  Details here become sketchy.  It was dark, a bit windy, and there  may i have been a bit of confusion  because somebody's radio failed  to work. If we could have talked  to an eyewitness he might have  told us that the whole thing was  reminiscent of the Bridge on the  River Kwai. Or MASH.  Anyway, to bring our reader  quickly to the denouement of  this tale, the commune was raided but neither the Harrises nor  Ms. Hearst were found. They  found a young lady who looked  like Ms. Hearst but that's all.  Too bad, everyone thought,  there goes our glory.  The commando group dispersed and if our eye-witness had  been present he may have told  us that everyone went to Wakefield for a beer to talk about the  excitement of the night. But we  wouldn't have believed him because we know Wakefield isn't  open at 4 o'clock in the morning.  Anyway that's irrelevant because  there was no eye-witness.  Do you believe it?  Letters to the Editor  i >>,  APPRECIATION G_NEROUS MARCH       GORE OR GOWER?  Editor: On behalf of the Board  of Directors of the Gibsons Public  Library Association I would like to  express our thanks for your continued support. Hie publication of  the lists of new books placed in  the library for the information of  the membership is also very much  appreciated.  ���M. M. MEREbrTH,  Secretary, Gibsons  Public Library Association.  THE ICBC BLUES  Editor:  I have just got my renewal slips.  The worst has happened I fear.  The man from ICBC  Has given me the McGeer.  They have raised my insurance  One Hundred and Fifty Percent  or more  But I guess it's not their fault  If everyone is poor.  It has been said if I can't afford it  I should sell my Goldarn car  Or take it to the junkyard  So free enterprise could build  some more.  I guess it must be sinful  For poor people to clutter up  the road  And cause all that pollution,  And rich people they do goad.  I wish they had told me more,  But that's all they had to say.  I guess I will have to stay satisfied,  As this is the Socred way.  Now this is something I do know.  I have heard it many times before.  You cannot give to the rich  Unless you take it from the poor.  Oh well, I will make out all right.  I know, I should not condemn.  But oh, my God, where are  our brains?  Why did we vote for them?  ���MIKEJEPSON,  Gibsons.  Editor: Re 1976 Mothers March  Campaign.  -   'r  A  Another Mothers' March is in  its wrap up stages and I would  like,'.oh behalf of the Kinsmen  Club of Gibsons, to extend a great  big thank you to all the citizens of the Sunshine Coast for  their generosity. This year's campaign is showing a 10 percent  increase over last year, thus making it one of our larger blitzes  to date.  A special thank you goes to all  our Matching Mothers who gave  of their time and effort to arrive  at this goal. The Kinsmen are especially proud of this blitz as virtually every penny -goes directly  into services offered by the Kinsmen Rehabilitation Foundation  of B.C. Our next chore is to see  that this money gets spent- and  we are obligated to see that anyone requiring our services on the  Sunshine Coast gets this assistance.  It is especially gratifying when  we can aid our local citizens as in  the past. If in doubt as to what  services are available or if you  know someone that could use our  programs please contact our Rehab Rep., Kin Phil Grafton, at  886-7851.  Any households that were.  missed by our Marching Mothers  and still wish to make a donation; they can be mailed to Kinsmen Club of Gibsons, Box 22,  Gibsons, B.C. and an income tax  receipt will be returned for those  requesting one.  Also, while I have the opportunity, I would like to extend our  thanks to Alderman Kurt Hoehne  who volunteered to ride in our  chariot at the Pacific Coliseum,,  during Schmockey '76, which  kicked off our Mothers March  this year. Despite our good start,  we finished last but all returned  home'safe.  ���HAIG MAXWELL,  Co-Chairman,  Gibsons Kinsmen.  Editor: Can anyone tell me how  Gower Point got it's name? Was.  "Gower" an early settler here, or  is the word merely ��� a corruption of the original name?  When Captain Vancouver was  exploring Georgia Strait, a lieutenant of his command sighted a  headland on the mainland coast  and in his honor, Vancouver recorded it on his chart as -Gore  Point. Lieutenant Gore also sailed  with Capt. Bligh of the Bounty  fame and it seems a shame to lose  this name, with its connection  with these two great seamen,  . Vancouver and Bligh.  We lose touch with so much of  our history in these days of  "progress" but the names of the  early explorers surely should be  remembered; it doesn't cost anything.  Gower Point or Gore Point,  which should it be?  ���E.R.EAST  Gibsons, B.C.  Editor's note: According to local historian Lester Peterson,  there are two possible sources  for the origin of Gower. The first  is that the name was indeed Gore  but originally applied to Georgia  Bluff and not the present Gower  Point area. Mr. Peterson thinks  that the Chaster family may have  borrowed the name Gore or Gow-'  er in 1912 to name the area presently known as Gower Point. It is  not known when or how the name  was changed to Gower.  The name can also be identified with Captain Erasmus Gower  of the Royal Navy. This would  correspond to the fact that many  places in this area have names  connected with the Royal Navy. In  this case the name was also  originally applied to Georgia Bluff  which was considered the entrance to Howe Sound.  If you tend to judge the quality  of a product by the price tag  alone, this item won't be of  interest to you. But read on  if you want a quality product  without a direct charge.  The quality product in question is the tax guide enclosed  in" the envelope from Revenue  Canada, Taxation containing  the tax return which you must  complete and return by April  30, though the sooner the  better.  The government people who  prepare the tax guide realize  the average taxpayer is not a  chartered accountant nor a  lawyer, and they devote a great  deal of effort to putting it in the  simplest language possible.  Some people brush it aside,  perhaps because there's no  charge for it, human nature  being what it is. But you're  paying for it through your  taxes, and year by year, more  and more taxpayers are using it  when they sit down to complete their annual tax return.  The tax guide tells you what's  taxable and what isn't. It answers most of your questions,  but if you can't find an answer  there you can telephone your  nearest District Taxation Office  (see the back cover)���again,  without direct charge no matter where you live in Canada.  Here's how the guide'can help  you:  Joe Blow works for a construction company and last year he  earned $10,000. He has a wife  named Irene and two children,  Fred 12 and Lisa 10. Irene does  not work outside the home and  his children are in school.  Joe does not need to pay taxes  oh his whole $10,000. He can  claim exemptions and deductions to reduce his taxable income and therefore pay less  tax.  Joe can claim a personal ex-'  emption of $1,878 for himself,  a married exemption of $1,644,  and dependent exemptions of  S352 for each of his children. '  He can claim $100 standard  deduction for medical expenses  and charitable donations.  He can claim an employments  expense deduction of SI50, any  contributions he made to retirement    plans    or    pension"  funds, union dues, and tuition  fees if he went to school at  night.  If he invested money in Canada  Savings Bonds or other investments, his interest from the investment would not be, taxed,  unless it ismore than_,S;|,QPQ.j  That's-called a~dividend'"and'  interest income deduction.  If Irene decided to get a job,  she could claim child care expenses of up to $500 for each  child, and if Joe gave money  to a federal political party last  year,  he  can  get  a political  contribution tax credit.    '  Joe and his family could also  put aside up to $1,000 a year :  for ten years toward the pur-  ;  chase of a home. Joe would not  be taxed on that money if he  put it into a registered home  ownership   savings   plan  and  used the money only to buy a  home or  furnishings  for  his  own use.  And there's lots more. It's all  in the tax guide.  The tax department's responsibility is to see that Canadians  pay the CORRECT amount of  taxes they owe under the law���  not the most. So in the .tax  guide the department explains _  all  the  benefits���the exemptions, deductions and credits-  available to taxpayers as well   i?  as items of income to which  taxes apply.  Leaf through it  this year before you tackle your  tax return.  Some food prices  expected to drop  As we start a new year, most  of us wonder what's in store.  Agriculture Canada economists  recently provided us with some  clues about food supplies and  prices for 1976. At the annual Agriculture Outlook conference in  Ottawa, they made some interesting predictions about Canadian foods for the coming year.  Consumers can expect larger  supplies of beef, pork and poultry  (particularly broiler chickens and  turkey). Stocks of chicken are  lower than a year ago and there  has been an increased demand  due to the higher pork prices.  Beef and poultry prices are expected to remain relatively steady  during the year while pork prices  are expected to gradually decrease by next fall. Retail prices  for Canadian lamb will remain  high as supplies continue to  decline.  Egg supplies should be in line  with consumer demand. Producer  prices are set by CEMA (Canadian Egg Marketing Agency) and  are geared to production costs.  Retail prices for fluid milk  should not increase much during  '76 since milk production is on the  upswing. Sales of both fluid milk  and cream should increase.  Butter stocks will be less than  last year but will still be  adequate to meet consumer demand.  Large stocks of skim milk powder are available and consumers  should take advantage of this economical buy.  Consumer demand for cheddar  and Canadian-made variety  cheeses and ice cream is expected to increase and more will be  available.  We can look forward to lower  price tags on stored apples and  pears because of above-average  crops in 1975. Prices for canned  tender fruits (apricots, cherries,  peaches, pears and plums) should  also be lower. However, fresh and  processed berries will probably  cost more.  Because of lower potato production we'll be paying more this  year for both table and processed  potatoes than we did a year ago.  Wholesale prices for fresh  vegetables will probably be similar to those of last year with seasonal price increases expected for  all storage vegetables.  Canadian honey production increased in 1975 and although retail prices are generally firm,  some price specials are occuring.  t  fc  h A UNIQUE perspective of the Langdale  Queen was captured last summer by  Jack Copland. Jack was a participant in  last fall's continuing education photo  course headed by Ian Corrance.  CBC Radio  ; ��. - *     J i f  He could swear and drink  Between Ourselves, Friday,  8:03 p.m., pays tribute to Mon-  seignor Athol Murray, founder of  University College of Notre Dame  Wilcox, Saskatchewan, who died  in December, 1975 at the age of  83.  A Catholic priest, Father Murray's attitudes and activities were  definitely non-sectarian. In Re-  ' gina, he formed a team called the  Argos, whose players were Catholic, Protestant, Moslem and Jew.  His school was open to boys of  all faiths, colors, and walks of  life. Notre Dame had a reputation  as a school of hard knocks, for  developing leadership and highly  rated athletic teams.  Athol Murray was larger than  life. He could swear and smoke  and drink like a trooper, but he  loved his boys and they in return  gave him their devotion and their  best efforts. St. Augustine was  his guiding light and he never  ceased his efforts to bring about  religious harmony.  Bill McNeil has included an  interview with Father Murray in  this tribute which he has prepared.  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18  Vancouver Recital 1:30 p.m. Nigel Rogers, tenor, Lina Lee Thomas, harpsichord. Songs by Blow,  Purcell, Lawes.  Quirks and Quarks 8:03 p.m. Sci- ,  ence Magazine, host Dr. David  Suzuki.  Concern 9:00 p.m. Move Over  Marlboro Man ���the new sensitivity in maleness, based on an  interview with Warren Farrel (Beyond Masculinity and The Liberated Male). The program investigates what makes the "new":  man tick.  Country Road 10:30 p.m.' Doug  Bell.  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19  Organist  in Recital  1:30  p.m.  Rudolph   Scheidegger   at   First  Presbyterian Church, Winnipeg.  Bach Chorales.  Themes and Variations 8:03 p.m.  Part 1. The 1975 New Brunswick  Festival of Chamber Music and  Jazz.  Part 2.  Brunswick String  Quartet,   Quartet   in   D   major,  Mozart;   Quartet   in   C   minor,  Shostakovich.  Jazz Radio Canada 10:30 p.m.  Boss Brass and Gordy Fleming  Quintet.  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20  Canadian Schools Broadcast 2:03  p.m.   Discussion   with   novelist  Yves Theriault.  Canadian Concert Hall 2:03 p.m.  Part 1. Vancouver Bach Choir,  Voices for Today, Britten; Mini-  wanka, R. Murray Schafer.' Part  2, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Steven Staryk, violin. Violin  Concerto No. 1 in D major, Pro-  kofieff.  Between Ourselves 8:03 p.m.  Tribute to Monseignor Athol  Murray. 1892-1975.  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21  Scheduling may be pre-empted  for reports from the Progressive  Conservative convention.  Dr.     Bundolo's    Pandemonium  Medicine Show 11:03 a.m. Satire.  Our   Native   Land   12:10   p.m.  Sound of Tradition, music from  across the country.  Metropolitan  Opera   1:30   p.m.  Marriage   of   Figaro,    Mozart,  starring Kiri Te Kanawa; Benita  Valente, Rosalind Elias, Stafford  Dean, Thomas Stewart.  Symphony Hall 7:00 p.m. Montreal symphony,  Claudio  Arrau,  piano. Concerto No. I in D minor,  Brahms; Le Sacre du Printemps,  Stravinsky.  CBC Stage 8:30 p.m. The Dock  Brief by John Mortimer.  Anthology 10:03 p.m. Book review, Kildare Dobbs. Profile of  Samuel Beckett, introduced by  Alec Reid, drama critic of the  Irish Times.  Orchestral Concert 11:03 p.m.  Winnipeg Symphony - an American Bicentennial salute. Fanfare  for the Common Man, Copland;  New England Triptych, William  Schuman; Lincoln Portrait, Copland - narrator Charlton Heston.  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22  Scheduling may be pre-empted  for reports from the Progressive  Conservative Convention.  Bush and the Salon 1:03 p.m.  Four Cloaked and Hooded Figures by Paul O'Neill.  NHL Hockey 4:03 p.m. Cana-  diens vs. Sabres.  Royal Canadian Afar Farce 7:03  p.m. Satire.  The Entertainers 7:30 p.m. Interview and music of Buffy Ste.  Marie. Session with singer Patricia Dahlquist.  CBC    Playhouse    10:30    p.m.  play by Alfred Rushton.  Quebec Now 11:03 p.m. Part 3  History of the Society of Jesus.  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23  Music of our People 8:03 p.m.  Sandra Neuman introduces program of Portuguese music.  The Great Canadian Gold Rush  10:30 p.m. Studio session with  Morse Code. BBC concert featuring Ace.  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24  CBC Tuesday Night 8:03 p.m.  A dramatization of the story of the  Irish patriot and martyr, Sir  Roger Casement. A BBC production.  National News 10:50 p. m.  BBC Folk  Concert   11:00  p.m.  Tom Paxton.  Sunshine Coast News, February 17, 1976.  Less calories  than a martini  Films  The Maltese Falcon returns  One of fiction's most popular  sleuths, Sam Spade, returns in  The Black Bird, a film that continues the search for the famous  Maltese Falcon but this time, in a  lighter vein.  In this incarnation, it's Sam  Spade Jr., the detective's bungling son, portrayed by George Segal, who's up to his shoulder-  holster in cut-throats and conniv-  ers pursuing the "Maltese Fal-  con.  The outrageous spoof, which  stars Stephane Audran, (winner  of   the   British   equivalent .of  A premiere show of acrylic  paintings by Brett H. Osborne of  Gibsons will be seen at Whitaker  House from February 16 to 21. .  The show features a collection of  abstract and fantasy works dating from 1968 to 1976.  Mr: Osborne is largely self-  taught, but had a comprehensive  practical training while serving as  an assistant to his father, the late  J. J. Osborne, a commercial  artist. Brett's disciplines include  landscape painting, figure drawing, murals, sign painting, technical and product illustration.  "Oscar"), Lee Patrick, Lionel  Stander and Elisha Cook Jr.,  draws on characters created by  the late Dashiell Hammett. But  the emphasis has switched from  the sort of cold-blooded killing  which surrounded Humphrey Bo-  gart in "The Maltese Falcon,"  directed by John Huston, to zany  comedy.  "The Black Bird" is set thirty  years after Sam (Spade (Senior,  that is) wandered off into the  mists, presumably having unraveled the mystery of the "Maltese  Falcon." Now, his son has inherited his old San Francisco office ��� in a neighborhood that's  badly deteriorated over three decades ��� only to discover that the  fabled figurine is still a solid  gold motive for mayhem.  In His 1941 version of "The  Maltese Falcon," hailed as a film  classic, Huston assembled a landmark cast: Humphrey Bogart,  Mary Astor, Sidney Greenstreet,  Peter Lorre, Elisha Cook Jr., and  Lee Patrick.  Die-hard film buffs, whose  numbers are inestimable, will be  pleased to learn that the Ray  Stark organization persuaded two  of the original cast members to  reprise their "Falcon" roles 31  years later. First is Miss Lee Pat  rick, coaxed out of a ten-year retirement to be seen again as the  incomparable secretary, Effie ���  now a tough and blasphemous old  gal who despises, Sam, Junior.  Second is the original gunsel ���  Elisha Cook, Jr. ��� as Wilmer,  the killer with a baby face and  tiny hands which juggle huge  guns.  The film plays at the Twilight  Theatre Thursday, Friday and  Saturday, February 19, 20 and 21.  Rating is mature.  The Twilight will be playing a  double bill February 22, 23 and  24. Lady Ice starring ex-patriate  Canadian Donald Sutherland and  Jennifer O'Neil is referred to as  an exciting and thrilling story  about a jewel heist. This film,  rated mature, will run with The  Prisoner of' Second Avenue, starring Jack Lemmon, based on Neil  Simon's screenplay. Prisoner of  Second Avenue is rated general.  Showtime for the double bill is  7:30 p.m.  New paintings by Mrs. Yvette  Kent, different and very good.  See them at Miss Bee's,  Sechelt.  by CAROLYNN BICHLER  Millions of people are jogging  around blocks, huffing and puffing in gyms and homes, sweating  and jiggling fat off their bodies.  This is the thin generation,  where thin is in. We all strive to  look like our favorite star. It's  better for your heart, not to mention your reflection in the mirror,  and shopping for clothes, You feel  better, have more stamina, more  sex appeal.  All this is great, but want to  hear something even better?  Want to slim and tone without  sweat, strain, ache and pain? The  secret is yoga. It's been in existence thousands of years and is  still being practiced today. No fad  fly by night method here.  Yoga is exercise, but it's passive exercise. You are never supposed  to  strain  yourself,   only  move within the limits of your  own body. Stretching is an important component of yoga, and  when you stretch in one direction,  you must also stretch in the opposite way, thus balancing your  body. You" must  also exercise  all parts, toning and conditioning uniformly.  In performing an exercise, or  posture, you use deep breathing,  giving your lungs the opportunity to expand fully, something we  don't do in normal bre^hing.  All movements should be done  slowly and with grace, in yoga  (Continued on Page 4)  Rockhoimds  I Something new for the Sunshine Coast was started on Monday, February 9. A group of  "rockhounds", those people who  hunt, collect, polish, cut and  treasure some precious stones for  a hobby, met at the home of  Mr. and Mrs. Jack Chappell in  Gibsons.  This nucleus of a new Lapidary  club for this area extends an" invitation to anyone interested in any  phase of rock hounding to' join  them in forming this new club. If  you are interested phone Mrs.  Berna Chappell at 886-9204 or  Mrs. Nora MacDonald at-885-  9393. .���  Young photographers display work here  The Vancouver Art Gallery's  Extension Program is touring the  province with a series of prints  by .younger B.C. photographers.  The exhibition will be in Gibsons  February 24 in the Elphinstone  Art room and in the Pender Harbour Secondary School library,  February 26. Times for the showings are 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. ,in  both places. ��  Also as part of the program,  Mrs. Darcy Edgar, an animator  from the extension department  will meet with high school students during the day to discuss  photography oh a technical level.  She will also be on hand during  the evening showings. '''  The show will feature approximately 50 photographic prints.  For the most part these prints are  the work of young artists newly  graduated from the Vancouver  School of Art and the Fine Arts  Studio Program at the University  of British Columbia, although the  work of several instructors and  "indejiendents" is included.  Both color and black and white  prints are included. Some of the  artists represented are Fred  Douglas, Nettie Adams, Bill Cu-  pit, Tony Westman, Katrina von  Flotow, Harry Tonn, Jim McKen-  zie, Blake Murray and Tom Wak-  yama. The work includes landscapes, portraits of family and  friends, studies of the human  figure and a social documentary  of the province.  There are some tongue-in-  cheek portraits by Anna di Spirito  who shows a fine feminine, almost decadent sensitivity for decorative detail. Dale Pickering is  represented by a series of air-  brushed, hand-colored prints in  electric, acid-toned colors. Her  prints record random configurations of people moving through  the landscape, their mundane  activities ��� walking, sun-bathing  ��� seemingly charged with meaning. A series of sinister portraits  of the performers in Circus Minimus by Lesley Moyle have been  printed using the new Ciba-  chro'me process. Color prints are  made directly from slides on  acetate without the use of an in-  ternegative. Lucien Duhamel has  done a highly sensuous series of  soft-focus studies of the human  figure while Marion Penner-Ban-  croft has some delightful neighborhood landscapes of Kitsilano  Beach in Vancouver.  Admission to the.showings is  free thanks to grants from the  B.C. Cultural Fund and the National Museums Corporation.  Feb. 19, 20, 21  Thur. Fri. Sat.  MATURE  Show at 8 p.m.  GEORGE  SEGAL  DOUBLE FEATURE  A iomortow Enleitannenl Roductcn  DONALD  SUTHERLAND  JENNIFER  OWEIIX  LADY  ICE'  Feb. 22, 23,24  Sun., Mon.,Tues.  Show at 7:30 p.m.  Jack  Lemmon  Anne  Bancroft  The Prisoner of:  Second Avenue  MATURE       ,.'  Warning, Occasional  swearing  ��� ���/���''  Chess players wanted  Five people aren't really enough to make a chess club, says one of  the club's members, and that's why more chess mates are needed.  The chess club operates under the auspices of the Centre for Continuing Education, and if you don't happen to be a chess wizard,  instruction at all levels is available.  The club meets every Monday Night at the Gibsons Elementary  School from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Club membership is $2. You are asked  to bring your own chess set and board.  The club has been meeting in the past but organizers say they  would like to have more chess players and potential chess players  participate. They are looking for. 12 to 20 people.  Library has over  6,000 books  There's a name for people  who demand quality  in a home.  WESTWOOD.  The annual general meeting of  the Gibsons Public Library Association was held February 4 in the  public library. Ken Goddard,  chairman, expressed the board's,  appreciation to the many volunteer workers who have given  hours of their time to the efficient operation of the library, and  to Gibsons council for the continued support.  A special thanks was given to  the retiring librarians, Mrs.'  Wynne Stewart of the Adult section and Mrs. Kitty Fans of the  Children's Department.  Mrs. Stewart and Mrs. Faris  both reported a successful year's  operation with a circulation., of  13,992 books. Over 500 new books  have been placed on the shelves  giving the library a stock well  over 6,000 books.  The following are the directors of the Board: Mrs. Jean  Mainil, Mrs. M. Meredith, Mrs.  W. Stewart, Mrs. L. Fletcher,  Mrs. G. Rorke, Mrs. P. Spence,  Mrs. M. Benyan, Mrs. I. Moxbn,  Mrs. L. Inglis, Mr. Ken Goddard.  J SPRING IS SPRUNG, I  J THE GRASS IS RIZ, I  J I WONDER HOW I  ��� MY MOWER IS? I  1  ��� Have yours serviced for |  spring cutting |  I  SOLNIK SERVICE |  886-9662 I  It's a name that's meant quality materials,  workmanship and service in western Canada  for over 16 years. And today, it still means   '  kiln-dried framing lumber. Crack-resistant walls.  Factory cut and assembled components.  Precision-fit windows and doors. In all, a quality  built product, backed with expert servicing.  Sound like your kind of home? Call us for more  information. Or contact our representative in  your area.  And, if yqu're thinking of a multi-dwelling  building, ask about our hotel, motel and  condominium packages.  I Enclosed is $1.00 for portfolio of  ! brochures in full color.  I  j NAME   I ADDRESS    I  1  1  1  ���������:������}  1  I  I  BUILDING SYSTEMS WD. I  2 EWEN AVENUE.   NEW WESTMINSTER    .  8RITISHC01UMBIA ViV'jBI   ��H W5 267J Ji ���  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD.  Box 167 Gibsons, B.C.  886-2642  Continues at  MORGAN'S  COWRIE ST. SECHELT  885-9330  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I   J ritpmmqmmimwwmwwiiffifiW���?'  PBjjamggllWMTTlil'  iinntiHjniwwmmiwrHJfix*  Sunshine Coast News, February 17, 1976.  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  Phone 886-2622  DEADLINE ��� SATURDAY NOON  MINIMUM $1.50 ��� 15 WORDS. 10^ a word thereafter.  SUBSEQUENT INSERTIONS Vi PRICE  Legal ads 50c per count line  Subscription Rates:  B.C. ��� 1 year ��� $6.00; 6 months ��� $4.00  Canada except B.C. ��� 1 year ��� $8.00  U.S. and Foreign ��� 1 year ��� $10.00  O.A.P. ��� 1 year ��� $4.50"  It is agreed by any advertiser requesting space that liability of the  Sunshine Coast News in event of failure to publish any advertisement  or in event of errors in publishing of an advertisement shall be limited  to the amount paid by the advertiser for that portion of the advertising  space occupied by the incorrect item only, and that there shall be  no liability in any event beyond amount paid for such advertisement.  No responsibility is accepted by the newspaper when copy is not  submitted in writing, or verified in writing.  AUTO PLAN INSURANCE  -LICENCE OPEN  UNTIL 7:00 p.m.  . SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  885-2235 (24 Hrs.)  ��� COMING EVENTS  Every Thursday, 7:30 p.m.,  Whitaker House, Sechelt. Introductory lecture Transcendental  Meditation. Tel. 885-3342.  Every Monday night, 8 p.m.,  Bingo, New Legion Hall, Gibsons.  LEROY is coming!  Wednesday, Feb. 18: Badminton  cancelled at Elphinstone Secondary School.  ��� PERSONAL  Will the man who phoned me December 19, 1975 about my accident please contact me again. G.  Klausen, 884-5205.  Anyone knowing the whereabouts  of Mr. D. Young, please contact Box 3047, c/o Coast News,  Gibsons.  ��� DEATHS  3GRIFFITH: Passed away Febru-  .ary;7,  1976,  Robert Lyon Griffith; late of Egmont, in his 63rd  year I Survived by his loving wife  Eileen; 2 sons, Dan and David;  3 daughters, Joyce Wilson, Judy  Gill and Nancy Brown; 11 grandchildren;  6; sisters and 4 bro-  tihjfcjj;/ Funeral service was held  Tfafreday,   February   12  at   St.  Hilda's Anglican Church, Sechelt  Rey> N.   J.   Godkin   officiated.  Cjr/ejriation.      Harvey      Funeral  Hrjnrie, directors.  ^FOUND  Keys, found on highway, Friday,  .tuhiSd in at Peninsula Hotel.  ^JiELP WANTED  j^Z-ZL^ ���   ^International Coatings Firm offers high commission potential,  [fringe benefits and exciting con-  jtests" for mature individual in  ^Gibsons area. Air Mail name and  ! address to President CD. Deitz,  Consolidated Protective Coatings  '.Ltdv2300 Schenker St., Ville La-  :Sai'le, Quebec, H8N 1A2.  AUTO PLAN INSURANCE  :-..<-,     &LICENCEOPEN  UNTIL 7:00 p.m.  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  885-2235 (24 Hrs.)  ��� WORK WANTED  VERSATILE   SECRETARY,   30  years old, 12 years experience,  knowledgeable, conscientious,  adaptable, full or part time.  Phone 886-2694.  NEED YOUR MUFFLER  WELDED?  L.H.GASWELDING  Cutting and Soldering  Call 886-9625  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Oil Stoves  and heaters cleaned and  ' repaired  Phone Ron Crook. 885-3401  after 5 p.m.  Your PICTURES FRAMED and  mounted from Artistic Woodwork  stock. Matboards. Non-glare and  regular glass. Needlepoint a  specialty. Moved to 1450 Sechelt  Inlet Rd., Porpoise Bay, Sechelt.  Phone 885-9573.  ARGOSHEEN  CARPET CLEANING  T. Sinclair 885-9327  Wiil babysit in my home. Phone  886-2703.  1'wo high school boys 15 and 16,  will do work of any kind. Phone  886-9503.   Painter, 24 years experience,  have big spray outfit, quick, efficient. Contract or hourly rates.  Call 886-2512.  TYPEWRITER  & ADDING MACHINE  SALES AND SERVICE  Phone 886-7111  ��� WORKWTD.Cont.  Backhoe available for drainage,  ditches, water lines, etc. Phone  885-2921, Roberts Creek.   FURNACE INSTALLATIONS  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Financing Available  Call  Thomas   Heating  886-7111  HIGH FUEL COSTS?  Peerless Tree Services Ltd. will  turn your problem trees info  firewood, $18 per cord. We do  danger tree falling, topping, and  limbing too. Expert insured work.  "Know the cost before you start"  Call us 885-2109. Free estimates.  John Risbey.  ��� MISC. FOR SALE  GIBSONS LANES  Open Bowling  Fri., 7- 11p.m.  Sat., 2- 11 p.m.  Sun.. 2-11 p.m.  THE PROVINCE NEWSPAPER  Gibsons area  Home Delivery 886-9503  210 lb. weight lifting set, $50.  Phone 886-9819.  Good mixed hay, 400 bales, special price. Phone 886-2887.  ��� CARS, TRUCKS  FOR SALE  '74 LeMans GT. For information  phone 886-2898. ;  1967 Ford Country Sedan Station  Wagon. Economical 289 V8.  Radio. Good tires, mounted  snows. Very well maintained.  $750 firm. Phone 886-7098.  "56 Chev pickup. '63 VW, for  parts. Phone 886-9193.  '65 Austin 1100, low mileage,  $400. Phone 886-2601.  1959 International 1 ton, baby  duals, Al shape, new paint and  upholstery,- $1000. Phone 886-  9819 after 5 p.m.  '72 VW, one owner, 40,000 miles,  A-l condition, $1750 firm. Will  take as part payment washer and  dryer. Phone 885-3605.  ��� BOATS FOR SALE  MARINE INSURANCE  PROBLEMS?  New insurance advice  Re-insurance advice  Claims settled  Capt. W. Y. Higgs  Marine Surveyor  jBox 339, Gibsons  Phones 886-9546 or 885-9425  ��� WANTED  Fridge, for donation or sale at  low price. Pickup arranged. Ph.  886-2204, Elphinstone Sports  Council  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir - Hem. - Ced.  L&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting Grounds, Twin Creeks  Timber wanted, plus alder.  Poles bought and sold. Let us>  give you an estimate. D & O Log  Sorting Ltd. Phone 886-7896 or  886-7700.  ��� ANNOUNCEMENTS  If you are concerned about someone with a drinking problem,  call AI-Anon at 885-9638 or 886-  9193. Meetings St. Aidan's Hall.  Tuesday, 8p.m.  For Latter Day Saints in this  area contact 886-2546.  Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  886-9904 or 885-9327. Gibsons  meeting Monday, 8:30 p.m. in  Gibsons Athletic Hall.  For explosive requirements, dynamite, electric or regular caps,  B line E cord and safety fuse  contact R. NIMMO, Cemetery  Road, Gibsons, Phone 886-7778.  Howe Sound Farmers Institute  AUTO PLAN INSURANCE  -LICENCE OPEN  UNTIL 7:00 p.m.  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  885-2235 (24 Hrs.)  ��� PETS  All breed dog grooming, clipping,  terrier stripping, bathing. Walkey  Kennels, 885-2505.  Purebred German short hair  pointer puppies. Tail and dew  claws done, wormed. Offers. Ph.  885-9200.  AUTO PLAN INSURANCE  -LICENCE OPEN  UNTIL 7:00 p.m.  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  885-2235 (24 Hrs.)  ��� FOR RENT  Gibsons. 2 bedroom apartment,  $180. No pets. .Available March  1st. Phone 886-7973 or 886-9288.  2 bedroom modern, spacious duplex. Suitable for retired couple.  Phone 885-2014.  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  For Rent/Lease  Cosy two bedroom cottage on the  waterfront, fabulous view, stove  included. Available on a one year  renewable lease at $250 per mo.  Apply at Gibsons Municipal office  886-2274.   References   required.  Maple Crescent Apts., 1662  School Road, Gibsons. Suites for  rent. Cablevision, parking, close  to schools and shopping. Reasonable rent. Apply Suite 103A.  Office space for rent, central Gibsons. Phone 885-3547.  4 bedroom house, Gower Point,  available March 1. No dogs. Ph.  886-7256.  ��� WANTED TO RENT  Furnished houses in Gibsons area  March 1, 1976 to October 31, 1976  Contact Paddy Moore, 665-8024.  Small house, by March 1, up to  $100. Ph. 263-9279 (Vancouver)  Family urgently requires 2 or 3  bedroom house with basement.  Pref. Gibsons area. Long lease  and references supplied. Phone  886-7029.  ���"ROOM & BOARD  Nice rooms with view over the  ocean, very good meals, $275 per  month. Phone 886:9033.  ���AUTO PIANINSURATNCE  .   & LICENCE OPEN  UNTIL 7:00 p.m.  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  885-2235 (24 Hrs.)  ��� MOBILE HOMES  SUNSHINE COAST  MOBILE HOME PARK  &SALES  12 x 60 Meadowbrook. 2 bedroom  bay window, carpeted throughout  fully furnished, including washer  and dryer. Individually decorated  12 x 68 Berkshire. 3 bedroom, bay  window, carpeted throughout,  fully furnished, including washer  and dryer. Individually decorated  On view at Sunshine Coast  Trailer Park.  Phone 886-9826  12' x 56' two bedroom mobile  home, 3 years old. 8' x 10' heated storage room and sundeck attached. Excellent condition. Set  up in mobile home park. Phone  886-7801.  AUTO PLAN INSURANCE  -LICENCE OPEN  UNTIL 7:00 p.m.  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  885-2235 (24 Hrs.)  ���  PROPERTY WTD.  Private party looking for view  home with in-law suite (or potential), Roberts Creek to Langdale.  Principals only. Phone 886-2694.  ATTENTION  PROPERTY OWNERS  If you have a business building in a good location in Gibsons  that would provide approximately  4000 - 5000 sq. feet of space and  is available on a rental basis,  we could be interested.  For further information contact  MACLEOD'S  1840- 160 th Street  Surrey, B.C.  V4A 4X4  Tel. 531-9283.  ���  BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES  Couple to operate general store  on a consignment basis. Some  investment required. For further  information, please contact Secret  Cove Marina at 885-3533.  For sale in Gibsons, boarding  house. All equipment and furniture included. Phone 886-9912.  ���PROPERTY  FOR SALE  1 large view lot near waterfront at  Gower Point. Phone 886-2887.  Gibsons, semi-waterfront lot  with all facilities, selectively  cleared. 886-2738.  AUTO PLAN INSURANCE  -LICENCE OPEN  UNTIL 7:00 p.m.  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  885-2235 (24 Hrs.)  New 3 bedroom house for sale.  Basement-. Phone 886-7857.  Cleared level lot, with driveway.  125 x 67 ft., serviced, corner of  Pratt Rd. and Chaster, Gibsons.  Full price $12,000 with terms.  Phone 886-9857.  Roberts' Creek. Fully serviced  lots^ for sale, on Marlene , Road.  Phone 886-7896 or 886-7700;:;  For sale by owner. 3 bedroom,  full basement, 2 carports, large  sundeck with beautiful sea view.  Living room with wall to wall carpet and rock fireplace. Drive by  Gower Point Road and Kelly Road  brown house with yellow trim. Do  not disturb tenants to view.  Phone Gerry 383-4739. Possession March 1. Price $39,900 and  will consider all reasonable offers  Marvellous view of ferries, Gibsons harbor, and Strait of Georgia from large view lot on Stewart  Road. Phone 886-2940.  NORTHWEST TRAVEL LTD.  Agnes Labonte  886-7710  FAIRMONT ROAD  GIBSONS  E. McMYNN AGENCY  Real Estate & Insurance  Gibsons WFT: Lovely 2 bdrm  home on beautifully landscaped  lot. Full drive with garage. Home  has nice F.P. in large lvgrm.  Electric heat. Asking $65,,000.  On Gower Point Rd. in Gibsons:  Large 3 bdrm home, all electric, 2  FPs, large rec room, sundeck with  view. $58,500. Some terms.  Roberts Creek: Vi acre lot on  paved road, creek on property,  nicely treed. Only $18,000.  Good view lot in new S.D., facilities. Only $12,500.  West Sechelt: New S/D of 8 lots.  Good level property, nicely treed.  Priced from $11.500 - $13,500.  COMPLETE REAL ESTATE  AND  INSURANCE  SERVICE  CALLUS  TO  SELL YOUR HOME OR  LAND  RONMcSAVANEY 885-3339  J. L. BLACK 886-7316  Phone 886-2248  Box 238 ��� Gibsons, B. C.  WANTED  Large mobile home manufacturer has unique  franchisee! marketing program available for individual with a minimum investment, and willing  to manage own business.  Mobile home experience an asset but not essential as we shall assist in administration and  marketing.  Refer resume to  Box  3046,   Coast   News.  CHARLES ENGLISH LID.  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  APPRAISALS  Gibsons, B.C. 886-2481  PHONE TOLL FREE: 687-6445  WRITE OR DROP IN FOR OUR FREE  PROPERTY BROCHURE  George Cooper 886-9344  Don Sutherland 885-9362  J. W. Visser 885-3300  Anne Gurney 886-2164  Have Your Furnace  SERVICED OR REPAIRED  When you need furnace repairs,  you'll want to make certain the  work is done by experienced technicians you can trust. We guarantee our repair services.  WE ALSO INSTALL ELECTRIC  OR OIL FURNACES  FOR FREE ESTIMATES. ���  Emergency service  FAST DEPENDABLE SERVICE  R.D. THOMAS & Co 886-7111  Yoga passive exercise  (Continued from Page 3)  ., this is important. Yoga incorporates mental as well as physical  -discipline. You control your body  With your mind.  ; Another important aspect of  ypga is relaxation. After each  asana, or exercise, you must completely relax, let your whole person rest, before going on to your  vnext asana. When you have completed the series of exercises  that you have chosen for yourself  you must spend a few minutes  in complete relaxation called the  sponge. You lie flat on the floor  on your back with your palms up,  and totally relax. Starting with  your feet and working up your  bony you tense, and then relax  every muscle, feet, ankles,  calves, and so on. When you have  relaxed this way you mentally  search your body for tension and  command it to relax.  After lying and relaxing totally  for five or more minutes you  open your eyes, and slowly, as if  awakening from sleep, get up  bringing your peace and relaxation with you. It's wonderfully  refreshing. This relaxation exercise can also be marvellous  when you feel particularly tense.  When my husband comes home  from work especially uptight I put  him through this relaxation. It  has less calories than a martini,  and is a lot healthier for you.  People who teach, or have been  doing yoga postures for any  length of time claim many physical problems can be cured, or at  least improved with yoga. Asth  ma, backache, bad posture, circulation, constipation and sinus  trouble, just to name a few. I  know people who claim their  lower back problems improved.  Usually people practicing yoga  feel well, more vital, and alive.  Carol Hubel, yoga teacher in  Gibsons, agrees. "In addition to  creating beautiful functioning  bodies, yoga banishes tensions,  anxiety, negative thoughts and  emotions which rob most people  of their vitality and joy of living,''  she said.  Yoga is nothing new. But we  North Americans who are famous  for our psychosomatic illnesses  and the frequencies with which  we visit our "shrinks" might do  well to give it some serious  thought. And practice.  First Aid  The eight-hour Survival First  Aid offered in Elphinstone Cafeteria on Fridays and Tuesdays has  become such a success that a second course is scheduled to start  on February 27, Friday at 7:30  p.m. Fee, $7.50. The class is limited to f2 students and preregis-  tration is therefore necessary.  Please call 886-2512, Mary Fraser  Have you tried playing "Triple  Yahtzee," "Dollar BUI Poker"  or "Kismet." They are great  games for a few hoars of relaxation and fun for the whole  family. Miss Bee's, Sechelt.  New books in Library  ADULT NON���FICTION:  Biography:  Laurence Olivier by John Cottrell.  Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor by Dr. C. Lamont  MacMillan.  Dostoyevsky by Robert Payne.  Gardening:  Plants and Gardens in Towns and Cities by Stan Larke.  Hobbies:  The Candle Book by Carli Lakian.  Collecting Natural Objects by Joan Rendell.  Driftwood Sculpture by Jean Thornber.  ADULT FICTION:  pideon's Sport by John Creasey.  Splinter of Glass by John Creasey.  ' The Promise of Joy by Allen Drury.  Future Kin edited by Roger Ellwood.  AH That Glitters by Noel Gerson.  Tuesday the Rabbi Saw Red by Harry Kemelman.  The Dreadful Lemon Sky by John D. MacDonald.  Circus by Alistair MacLean.  '       In the Beginning by Chaim Potok.  Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rbssner.  The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone.  ;     Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney.  iiiiiiiitii  UNITED CHURCH  Rev. Annette M. Reinhardt  9:30 a.m.���St. John's.  Davis Bay  11:15 a.m. ���Gibsons  Office ��� for appointments  Tues ���9:30-12:30  Wed. ���12:30-3:30  Fri.���9:30-12:30  886-2333  BAPTIST CHURCH  Pastor F. Napora  Office 886-2611.   Res.   885-9905  CALVARY - Park Rd.. Gibsons  SUNDAYS  Morning Worship 9:30 a.m.  Sunday School 10:45 a.m.  Evening   Fellowship   7:00   p.m.  1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday  Thursday  ��� Prayer  and  Bible  Study 7:00 p.m.  ROMAN CATHOLIC SERVICES  Rev. T. Nicholson, Pastor  TIMES OF SUNDAY MASS  7:30 p.m. Sat. eve. at Our Lady  of Lourdes Church on the  Sechelt Indian Reserve.  9:00 a.m.  at The  Holy  Family  Church in Sechelt.  11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church  in Gibsons.  Phone 885-9526  ANGLICAN  Rev. David H. P. Brown  St. Bartholomew's  Morning Service ��� 11:15a.m.  2nd and 4th Sundays  8:00 a.m. Holy Communion  St. Aldan's  Worship Service 2 p.m.  4th Sunday only  Family Service 11 a.m.  GIBSONSPENTECOSTAL-  Member P.A.O.C.  Phone 886-7107  Highway and Martin Rd.  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Service 7 p.m.  Wed. Bible Study 7:30 p.m.  Pastor G. W. Foster  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School 10:15 a.m.  Worship Service 11:00 a.m.  Revival 7:00 p.m.  Bible Study Wed.. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  Church services are held each  Sunday at 11:15 a.m. in St.  John's United Church, Davis  Bay.  Wed. Eve. Testimony 7:30 p.m.  Everyone Welcome  Phone 885-3157 or 886-7882  Printed Pattern  Flexible Plan  BE FLEXIBLE - plan to wear  two or three parts together,  and mix with other separates.  Printed Pattern 4956: Half  Sizes 10!/2. 12/2, 14/2. 16'/2.  18!/2, 20!/2. Size W/z (bust  37) jacket l'/2 yds. 60-inch;  skirt 1 yd.; blouse 1 S_ yds.  45-inch.  SI .00 for each pattern���  cash, cheque or money order.  Add 15$ each pattern for first-  class mail and special handl-  . ing. Print plainly Size, Name,  Address, Style Number. Send  to Anne Adams, Coast News,  Pattern. Dept., 60 Progress  Ave., Scarborough, " 6nt.  M1T4P7.  IT PAYS TO SEW���you save  so much money! Send now for  New Spring-Summer Pattern  Catalog! Over 100 partners,  pants, long, short styles. Free  pattern coupon, 75$.  Sew and Knit Book .  Instant Money Crafts  Instant Sewing Book,  Instant Fashion Book  ..$1.25  ..$1.00  ..$1.00  ..$1.00  4956  [f�� io'/2-20/2  Cowrie St  Sechelt  SEW EASY  885-2725  This is Your Life  Horoscope for the next week  By TRENT VARRO  ARIES - March 21 to April 20-  Welcome a chance to let your  mate set the pace where joint  activities are concerned. There  may be considerable activity link-  ked with partnerships, finances  or money transactions this week.  This could be a busy time.  TAURUS - April 21 to May 21-  A good time to help others now,  but don't become -too involved  in other peoples' problems. You  can get much accomplished if you  are patient and persevering.  Everything will work out.  GEMINI - May 22 to June 21-  Get an early start if a short trip  or visit is planned for the week.  Avoid people and activities which  can put a strain on health or invite trouble. Don't let temper get  the best of you.  CANCER - June 22 to July 22-  Friends can be very stimulating  and interesting right now. Welcome any chance to get out and  enjoy a change of scene. Your  business sense is very sharp right  now. Watch out for legal entanglements.  LEO - July 23 to August 23 -  Don't expect too much from  fr.'ends or social life at this time,  the cost may be more than you  can afford. Don't do. anything to  invite emotional stress. Best to be  silent  and  do nothing.  VIRGO - August 24 to Sept. 22 -  Originality can pay off. You have  the spotlight and you exercise a  strong influence on those you  love. Give close attention to home  or family affairs. Timely moves  help a lot. Good time not to borrow or lend.  LIBRA ��� Sept. 23 to October 23 -  Now is an excellent time for  study and research. Learn more  about the world we live in. Your  intuition here is sharpened and  can help you greatly in domestic  matters. Now is the time it will  pay off.  SCORPIO - Oct. 24 to Nov. 22-  It is quite possible that you are  starting a new line of work. This  could work but very well for you  if you don't jump too fast. Take  a long range look at things.  SAGITTARIUS - Nov, 23 - Dec. 21  One thing is certain Sagittarius,  there will be plenty of action  around you this coming week.  Get out and meet people as much  as possible. Much can be accomplished through teamwork. People  appreciate your helpfulness.  CAPRICORN - Dec. 22 to Jan. 20  Travel, communication and  writing will probably take up  much of your time during the  next couple of weeks. Some  surprising benefits are coming  your way. Gain is indicated  for you in some form or another.  AQUARIUS - Jan. 21 to Feb. 18 -  Put any new ideas you might  have right now to work and  they will be' sure to benefit you  if you carefully evaluate all  the angles and be guided  by sensible thinking. You can't  go wrong.  PISCES - Feb. 19 to March 20 -  A change for privacy and rest  is in the stars for you at this  time. Try to avoid too much  traveling about or visiting under current influences. Do not  let negative emotions affect  health.  (Copyright 1976 by Trent Varro. All rights reserved.)  * Hamburger Fund started  Kosy Kitchen burns  One of Pender Harbour's most  popular attractions was lost last  Wednesday when the camper  housing Kellie's Kosy Kitchen  burned down while parked on  owner L. Kelly's property at Eg-  mont.  The popular hamburger and  hot dog stand was absent from its  usual spot at Madeira Park that  day because Kelly was ill. About  1:30 he noticed smoke in the  camper and by the time the fire  department was called the whole  vehicle was completely gutted.  The vehicle was insured but the  equipment within it, valued at  $1500 to $2000 appears to be a  complete loss.  Authorities are investigating  the cause of the blaze but at this  time they have come to no con  clusions as to the origin of the  fire.  Arrangements are being made  for Kelly to open his kitchen at  the old fire hall in Madeira Park  next week and local citizens have  started up a "Hamburger Fund"  to help Kelly get his business  back on the road. Donations can  be made to the "Hamburger  Fund" tins in Madeira Park.  KELLIE'S KOSY KITCHEN is not so cosy any more.  ���Doug Sewell photo  Elphevents  . by D.J. HAUKA  Events at Elphinstone this  week centred around last Thursday's School Board meeting. The  meeting was packed with students and teachers attending for  various reasons. I was there to  see what would transpire over the  issue of Grads wearing street  shoes and smoking and drinking  in the gym at ^he. Homecoming  next March.  The meeting began at 7:30. By  the coffee break at 8:30 it was  apparent that this issue wasn't on  the agenda. I walked over to  Susan Dixon, our student president and asked her to bring up  the issue.  "No," she replied, "I've got  'other things to ask for, so you  'make a speech."  Sitting at the back (I didn't  want too many people staring at  me) I started to write my speech.  My biggest problem was how to  start. "Madam Chairman,"'perhaps? Or "Uh, hey . . ." or  "Madame High Potentate, your  honored and Grand Wasiers ..."  Deciding in the end not to use  any of these openings I stood up  and asked Chairman Celia Fisher  casually if I could ask a question. There was a brief silence  and then a "Yes, I guess so."  "Thank you." I trembled, and  as I began to look for my notes,  I realized they were on the floor. I  had not the slightest intention of  picking them up; it might look as  if I was grovelling or something.  "It has been brought to our attention," I began, "that the  Grads for the Homecoming want  to smoke, drink, and more importantly, dance with street shoes  in the gym. I personally can sympathize with them. The idea of a  sock-hop is unattractive, especially if you graduated in '52. But  the students, and I think it would  be safe to say, the staff and administration,' feel very strongly  about this. We feel that the grads  should obey the same restrictions  as the students. If 800 kids can  take off their shoes then 300  adults can." With that I sat  down.  The board's reply was that the  shoes in the gym would only  . cause wear and tear that would  happen anyway, so let the  grads use the gym. At this I  slipped over to Mr. Stoochnoff,  while Sue replied we should at  least try to preserve the floor as  long as possible.  I asked Mr. Stoochnoff if he  hadn't earlier said that a dance  like this would do more damage in  one night than has been done  to the gym floor in the past  six months. He said that was true.  In the meantime Mrs. Breadner  stood up and told the board: "I  think you are creating a double  standard. You're saying that the  students have to take off their  shoes but that adults don't have  to do the same."  Then Mr. Stoochnoff backed us  up. He told the board that dur  ing the last few months all the  students have been taking off  their shoes in the gym. He said  the kids were very proud of their  new gym and what would they  think if adults were allowed to  come in with street shoes. Very  nicely put, I thought.  Then George Matthews added  the coup de grace. He asked why  :a proper floor had.not been put  in from the beginning. He suggested a tartan floor should have  been used, which requires little or  no maintenance and would save  the school district a lot of money  in the long run.  In conclusion student council  president Susan Dixon suggested  that if the street shoes are going  to be allowed then the grads  should at least be required to do  their smoking and drinking in the  lunchroom.  The meeting ended without the  board making a decision one way  or the other.  Mr. David Remple, principal of  Gibsons Elementary, made a  most memorable comment to us  afterwards.  "It's ironic that in the past it's  always been the school board  telling the students to obey the  standards. Now the students are  telling the school board."  So hopefully the board will  come to a firm policy decision at  the next meeting. If you happen  to be a school trustee, think on  it, will you?  Group home  consultant  Eric Aldersley, a psychometrist  and researcher at the boys farm  and training school in Quebec,  will be visiting the group home  at Wilson Creek this week.    -  Director for the group home,  Ian Fenning,' said that Mr. Aldersley will conduct seminars for  staff members of the group home  and other members of the professional community. He is expected to be here from Monday  to Thursday.  Director Fenning said Mr.  Aldersley offered to come to the  Sunshine Coast in a consulting  capacity at no cost to local  authorities.  Going through the Change of Light?  WHETHER WIRING A NEW HOME, OR ADDING AN OUTLET, I  OFFER YOU PERSONALISED SERVICE AT ONE OF THE MOST  REASONABLE RATES ON THE PENINSULA.  IL  SUPERIOR ELECTRIC  FOR GUARANTEED SERVICE  CALL R. SIMPKINS  885-2412  FOR YOUR FREE ESTIMATE  Sunshine Coast News, February 17, 1976.  The local congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses has just returned from their first semiannual two day Circuit Assembly  at the new Assembly Hall in  Surrey. About 210 of the 223  members in the local congregation were able to attend, including the young ones, a spokesman  said.  The main discourse by District  Overseer Stand was entitled ' 'Are  you doing what God required of  you?" drawing to their- attention the urgency of the time we  live. in. He based his discourse  mainly on Micah chapter 4, encouraging strict adherence to  Bible principles, and being aware  that soon Jehovah will do away  with this system of things through  his son Jesus Christ. This means  a total governmental rule in the  earth by God and not by man  made governments.  WE ARE HERE TO HELP  IF MONEY IS YOUR PROBLEM  A loss is a Gain  The exhilarating enthusiasm of  TOPS B.C. 578, Gibsons, continues into the new year. Perhaps  it is the encouraging mild weather  that is helping to keep the overall losses so great. A record of  88% pounds lost has been set for  the month of January.  The terrific losses of the six  new members must be a definite  challenge to all the slow movers.  Tina Vanderhorn earned the Miss  November awards and was also  queen for a day. Leader Jan Rowland presented her with a corsage  a banner and a huge collage  bon voyage card with a poem to  send her on her way to Australia where she will see her  granddaughter.  Charms were awarded to all  new members who showed a  weight loss over the year and over  the holidays. Sandra Morrison  and Maureen Gledson received  charms for .ten pounds lost during one month.  Leader Jan presented special  bouquets to Georgina Nasadyk,  Debbie Ball and Kay Marshall  for all they have meant to the  chapter, through example, consideration for others and for. their  dedicated attendance.  v Kay Marshall won the Misis December recognition, -her 'eight, .  'week'charm; and'she* also recaptured her 50 pound loss* pin.  Leader Jan presented Kay with a  beautiful banner and a 50 momenta with a pink rosebud.  Melva Eckstein received her half-  way to goal charm plus her eight  week charm for perfect attendance without a gain. >���  Dorotrry Lucas became a' KIW  (Kops in Waiting) by reaching her  goal weight. She will now have 13  weeks to retain this weight to  become a KOPS. Maureen Gledson has reached her halfway to  goal after only three weeks with  the chapter.  All members are working towards the Provincial Recognition  Day in Prince George May 16. To  help offset ,the cost for members  attending, a bake sale was held  in Super Valu February 14.  TOPS   meets  at  the   Health'  Centre in Gibsons Thursday at  1:30 p.m. Anyone interested is  welcome. Call Jan Rowland at  886-7797 for further information.  18 attend  meeting  Roberts Creek Hospital Auxiliary held their February meeting  last week in St. Aidan's Parish  hall with only 18 members present.  Mrs. Grose, president, heard  encouraging reports from all the  committees. Mrs. Charlotte  Raines agreed to be on the catering committee to receive phone  calls at 885-3457. There is still  a need for an assistant to the Volunteers Director to St. Mary's  Hospital..'Considerable interest  was shown towards the Lower  Mainland Regional District conference   in   Sechelt   April   28.  New members are invited to  join the auxiliary. Anyone interested phone Mrs. Grose, 885-  9237 or Mrs. Newman, 885-3377.  Each of the present members is  asked to bring a guest to the  next meeting, March 8, in St.  Aidan's Parish Hall.  ���ur carpet  faster and better  with Steamex.  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Devlin, Owner-Manager  HARVEY FUNERAL HOME  Gibsons, B.C. 886-9551  PERSONAL L0ANS<��>42%  MORTGAGE MONEY AVAILABLE  To Eligible Members  No Bonus or Penalty Clauses  TERM DEPOSITSc��mPet,tiveRa��es  No Chequing Charges for Retired Members  Over 60 , . o  CALL US NOW ..'."-;;,  886-2833  Maybe we can hel p with your  financial problems.  PORT MELLON INDUSTRIES  GIBSONS  CREDIT UNION  ' ��.��.  Pianning for the day you retire or buy your first home means  having a master plan for your investment in the future. So we  have two plans to help. A Registered Retirement Savings Plan,  and a Registered Home Ownership Savings Plan. They both  earn you valuable tax savings,-and when you subscribe to either  one, or both plans your contributions can be applied to any one,  or a combination of these investment vehicles:  1. Royal Bank RRSP and RHOSP  Deposits. Interest-bearing deposits  with The Royal Bank of Canada,  offering a nigh interest return,  geared to the general deposit rate  structure. Because of the long-  term nature of these deposits, it  is possible to pay a higher rate of  interest than on conventional  savings.deposits.  2. Income Fund. High-yield bonds,  deposit instruments and mortgages  insured under the National. Housing  Act make up this portfolio which is  actively managed by professionals.  The policy is to achieve as high a  current income as is compatible  with maintaining reasonable price  stability as well as moderate capital  appreciation.  3. Equity Fund. Investment mainly  in Canadian common stock portfolio which is actively managed by  the same professionals. Long-term  capital growth with reasonable  current income is the objective of  this fund.  It's all in how you plan your strategy.  Your Royal Bank manager can  help you work out a master plan.  Why not call or visit today. Now it's  your move.  Bruce Gamble  Manager  Phone: 886-2201  ROYAL BANK  serving  British Columbia i^*bny(ji'mmiinximnfinnjjimiiw����iiiiiiaiMiL ��������<���  J  Sunshine Coast News, February 17,1976.  ANOTHER GOAL is scored by Roberts Creek in last  Saturday night's hockey game played at the Sunshine  Coast Arena. This goal was one of eight scored by Roberts  Creek as they trounced Wakefield 8-4. Leading Roberts  Creek in the goal department was Sean Van Streppen  with four markers. Ed Johnson, John Spankie, Mike Sutherland and Roy McBrien scored the others. For Wakefield, Rick McCartie, Jim Gray, Carl Kohuch and Roy  Gaylie scored goals. Ian Corrance photo  Gibsons Lanes  News from the alley  by BUD MULCASTER  ;We got back on the track with  300 games last week with Andy  Spence starting things off last  Sunday in the rolloff for the  Thomas Adams. Tournament.  Andy rolled a 301 single in the  first game which is a real good  start for any tournament.  In league action, Nora Solinsky, who underrates herself but  who is a very good bowler, rolled  a nice 333 single and 712 triple  in the Wed. Coffee league.  Carole Skytte carried on with a  301-711 in the Ball & Chain  league, Marg Iverson rolled 322-  733 and Dianne Fitchell rolled  327-786 in the Thurs. Mixed  league. Freeman Reynolds finished off the week with a 302-  823 night in the Legion league.  In the Ball & Chain league  Bonnie McConnell rolled 3 nice  games of 258, 253 and 252, and  Dianne Fitchell practicing Friday  night bowled a 391 single with 10  strikes, one open frame in the  middle and one corner pin in  the  tenth  frame.   Two   strikes  away from being perfect.  Good games rolled in all  leagues last week.  Highest Scores:  Toes. Coffee: Celia Fisher 226-  662; Helen Weinhandl 291-653.  Swingers: Flo Chaster 257-  565; Hugh Inglis 240-690.  GBmoos A: Sue Whiting 294-  610; Dianne Fitchell 236-614; Ian  Clark 232-649; Henry Hinz 228-  650; Vic Marteddu 245-702;  Larry Braun 266-772.  Wed. Coffee: Vickie Buchanan  248-647; Darlene Maxfield 247-  Riigby  I Last minute penalty goal  ii. gives Gibsons narrow victory,  A large crowd saw an exciting  open game of rugby at the Elphie field on Sunday, February  8, between UBC and Gibsons.  The game opened with both  teams playing attacking rugby.  There-was no score until about  the 20 minute mark when, a UBC  player scored on a blind side run  around a loose ruck 10 yards from  Basketball  the Gibsons line.  Gibsons struck back shortly  after when Tommy Blaine kicked  a 25 yard penalty goal. They then  began to pressure UBC and just  before half time Peter Rigby  scored after the Gibsons scrum  pushed their opponents over the  goal  line.  Tommy Blaine then  Tournament Feb. 19  'Elphinstone Secondary will  host the Vancouver and District  Girls Single A basketball tournament next week. This tournament  represents the B.C. semi-final  playdowns for schools with under  900 students.  The tournament will start  Thursday, February 19 with the  first games scheduled for 12:30  p.m. Games will be played during  the afternoon and evenings  Thursday and Friday and all day  Saturday. The final game on Saturday is expected to begin at 6  p.m. with the trophy presentation  afterwards.  Admission to the games will be  50<f-for adults and students. Local  tournament officials are looking  -for billets to accommodate girls  from out of town teams. Anyone  who can help is asked to phone  Elphinstone at 886-2204. /  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Phone 886-2827  Members of the Elphinstone ^  girls team are Cindy Grafe,  Susan Dixon, Julie Gallup, Lorraine Nestman, Barbara Sutherland, Maria Lynn, Cathy Gibb,  Colleen Kurucz, Marilyn Monroe,  Sharry Hancock and Colleen  Casey.  In two weeks Elphinstone will  host the boys tri-zone basketball  tournament.  converted making the score 9-4  for Gibsons.  The second half opened with  Gibsons keeping up the pressure  on the UBC goal line. However,  time after time unnecessary penalties were given away by the  Gibsons players and their attacks  came to nought. -  UBC, however, despite the fact  that they were being outplayed  kicked two of the penalties and  Gibsons found themselves losing  10 to 9.  The final minutes of the game  were very tense. Gibsons tried in  vain to score, their efforts being  thwarted by good UBC tackling  and their own mistakes. With  three minutes to go, Tommy  Blaine kicked the penalty goal  which won the game 12 - 10 for  Gibsons.  Despite being let off the hook  it seemed that Gibsons would  lose, for they gave away two more  penalties, within kicking range.  Luckily for them the UBC place  kicker missed both and Gibsons  emerged victorious.  ��� TIDELINE ���  Plumbing & Heating Contractors  RESIDENTIAL ��� COMMERCIAL  FREE ESTIMATES   OfV  886-9414  Box 336, Gibsons  *A  %  llS  **  IGD  I  I  1  I  I.  I  I  I  I  I  I  fl  Hydraulic Hose  New scientific Thermoplastic Material, Flexible  ���    High Working Pressure  ���    Resists Abrasion  ���    Retains Strength longer than rubber & wire hose  ���    Does not Absorb Hydraulic Oil  On the Spot  SYNFLEX  assemblies made  to order in minutes    Box 1148       Sechelt, B.C. 885-2420  Wire eventually work  hardens and deteriorates  There is no wire in  SYNFLEX  hence longer life  T & T WELDING LTD.  i  i  i  i  i  i  708; Nora Solinsky 333-712.  Ball & Chain, 7:00: Marg Williams 201-561; Ken Stewart  242-675.  Ball & Chain 9:00: Tena You-  dell 273-690; Carole Skytte 301-  711; Bonnie McConnell 258-763;  Freeman Reynolds 278-727; Tom  Flieger 299-740.  Than. Mixed: Willie Buck-  master 221-608; Marg Iverson  322-713; Dianne Fitchell 327-786;  Art Holden 259-664; Hugh Inglis  287-682.  Legion: June Frandsen 273-  629; Dianne Fitchell 284-692;  Kathy Clark 277-715; Ken Skytte  246-648; Freeman Reynolds 302-  823.  YBC Bantams (2): Michele  Whiting 195-305; Ken Allanson  150-260.  Juniors: Loriann Horsman 172-  422; Michele Solinsky 182-441;  Jamie Gill 203-513; Charles Stor-  vold 211-551.  Want a  building  burned?  Gibsons fire department wants  to bum down your building.  That is, if it's old and you really  don't want it any more anyway.  The firemen are looking for old  structures to burn for practices.  If you are the owner of an old  building, and you wouldn't mind  having it burned down, contact  Gibsons Fire Chief Dick Ranniger  at 886-2323 or any member of the  fire department.  ASSETS DOUBLE  Assets of the Canadian  chartered banks passed the  SI00 billion mark in 1975,  having more than doubled in  five years.  Boat and Sport  show largest  in Canada  The Vancouver Boat and Sport  Show, Vancouver's largest trade  show production, will be held in  five PNE buildings February 27  through March 7.  The show, sponsored by the  Marine Trades Association of  B.C., features virtually every type  of craft, including large and small  powerboats, sailboats, canoes,  dinghies, and large yachts. There  also will be a full range of allied  marine products, and a host of  interesting and educational feature displays which will be of interest to the entire family.  The 10:day production, filling  the PNE's Food, Showmart,  Roilerland, Pacific Coliseum and  Agrodome facilities, is entering  its 11th year under the management of Vancouver-based Har-  mon-O'Loughlin Enterprises Ltd.  The show, largest of its type  in Canada, "is a true representation of all segments of the marine industry," said Terry Kelly  of Four Seasons Leisure World,  president of the MTAof B.C.  1111 >ni��imii y i > i iwfwwwiiima 11111 ii u *.i  f II I i'JI'4'ill*. J I II I i J'li'l  X-XvXvXwXvXvX  ;'"'-*'*Vty'',*'v,'''*y-'-'-'-*-'-''*"''''*"'**'*'v'v,*'''v"^ '1 '"'" *"***��'*��� "* 11111  Curling news  Curling spree great success  The first invitational curling  spree with Sechelt last weekend  was a huge success, curling club  officials report. Both Sechelt and  Gibsons upheld the honor of their  clubs by carting off a fair share  of wins. Nearly 30 rinks participated, beginning at 4 p.m., and  continuing until 2 a.m.  If nose prints are of value to the  RCMP, there is a good supply on  the windows of the lounge, where  spectators strained, for a better  view of the evening's events.  If the number who practiced  last week is any indication, the  turkey shoot on Saturday should  be a huge success. Winners in  the.practice round were Al Pajak  and Bill Clarke in the men's  draw, and Judy Parrish in the  ladies'.  The Bonspiei committee should  consider a talent night to give  non-curlers an opportunity to  hear some of our talented curlers  sing George Washington Bridge  under the direction of choirmaster  Al Pajak.  Construction of the lounge  continues at a rapid pace. We appreciate the help received from  Mr. Zimmerman, the design consultant from Capilano College,  who is presently teaching a night  school course in Gibsons.  Gus Schneider reports that almost enough $5 donations have  been received to sheet one wall of  the lounge. If you would like to  buy a panel, give your donation to  Gus next time you are at the rink.  Pleasure boats up  There will be a dramatic increase  in the number of pleasure boats  on the Lower Mainland by 1980,  according to a background paper  prepared for the North Fraser  Recreation Study. And the increase will mean greater pressure  for berths and ramp facilities,  with a possible shortfall of up to  6,000 berths inless new facilities  are developed. The study has  found that the number of primary pleasure craft in the area  will increase from 53,000 in  1973 to between 76,000 and  86,000 by 1980. Primary boats  are the sole boats in households  owning more than one. If secondary boats are included, the pre-  Meeting  A meeting will be held shortly  betweenHon.. Allan Williams, the  Regional Board and the Sechelt  Indian Band to discuss the pros  and cons of a proposed utilities  corridor through the number 2  Indian Reserve in Sechelt.  SAVINGS INCREASE  "The Canadian Bankers' Association says the. average  personal savings account at a  chartered bank in 1975 was  for SI,559. up from SI,395 a  year earlier.  ! WANTED  Used furniture or what  I hare yon  Al'S USED FURNITURE  .'.  WE BUT BEER  BOTTLES  Glbsona ��� 886-2812  DEADLINE FEB. 29, 1976  FOR AUTO INSURANCE  A  1976  INSURANCE AND  LICENCE     /  WE ARE READY AND FULLY STAFFED  FOR NEW PLATES,  NEW REGISTRATIONS, TRANSFERS,  SPECIAL COVERAGES  AND RENEWALS.  DEAL WITH CONFIDENCE WITH A  LICENSED INSURANCE AGENT  PROVIDING YEAR ROUND SERVICE  6 DAYS A WEEK  SEASIDE PLAZA  PHON&886-2000  dieted increase is from 68,000  (1973) to between 90,000 and  104,000 boats in 1980.  The report suggests that future  ramp development should be concentrated at the mouths of the!  North and Middle Arms and east  of Douglas Island. It found that  Georgia Strait and the Pitt River  are the main destinations of boaters now using the North Arm,  and suggests that concentrating  ramps near the river mouth will  reduce boaters' travel time to  popular waters and reduce hazards to small boat owners from  industrial marine traffic and  strong currents.  The hairy mammoth, a beast  about one-third larger that a  modern elephant, lived in the  Canadian Arctic .before the last  ice age. A mammoth tusk eight  feet long and 150 pounds in  weight was discovered on the'  Kugaluk River in 1971.  ��uetft electric Utu.  ELECTRICAL  ENGINEERING  St CONTRACTING  Serving Sechelt, Gibsons,  Roberts Creek.  & Madeira Park  8853133  J. McKenzie  Ron Blair, P. Eng,  Porpoise Bay Rd.       Sechelt  P.O. Box 387 VON 3A0  SUNSHINE COAST  CREDIT UNION  Cowrie St.  Sechelt  885-3255  ���TERM DEPOSITS���-  One & three year 91/2%  93/4%  Five Year  ���EARLY WITHDRAWAL PRIVILEGES���  Minimum Deposit $1000, multiples of $100  i nvestment  Oavings  (, HEQUING  DEPOSIT  ACCOUNT  7%-%  Members 55 Years of Age and  Older  CDTC    CHEQUING, TRA VELLERS CHEQUES,  rlftE   AND MONEY ORDER SERVICES  50% REDUCTION IN RENTAL COST  OF SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES  HOURS  Tuesday -Thursday   _   ,   9 a.mv-4 p.m.  Friday 9a.m. "-6 p.m.  Saturday 9a.m.-2 p.m.  Closed Mondays  We will be open Monday, Feb. 23,  10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Joel Aidred talks to Brian Bristow, financial advisor for B.C.  Central Credit Union, about registered retirement savings plans:  "Your plan is one of the fastest  growing in B.C.  i Why?"   ,***  N.'  mis*��^'  Brian:   "The B.C. Central Credit Union Retirement Savings Plan  pays a high rate of interest and, unlike many other plans,  there's no "front-end load" or "start up" charge. Also,  funds aren't locked in for a long.period of time: Should  you decide to withdraw from the plan, all that's required  is sixty days written notice. With bur RSP, there's no  "withdrawal charge" or "interest penalty".  Every dollar you invest works for you! "  Joel:     "It's a great way to plan your future now. Remember  the deadline for contributions is Saturday, February 28."  B.C, Central CREDIT UNION  Retirement Savings Plan w  for members at all.participating credit.unions and cq:ops  4  I  />  ���/ Special travel feature  FortMelson comes alive in winter  by LIN HANCOCK  For two years in a row now  the Alaska Highway has been  washed out by normal July runoff from the mountains, causing  as many as 3,000 tourists to be  stranded in Fort Nelson for two  weeks and almost doubling the  population of British Columbia's  most northerly town.  Fort Nelson, usually regarded  by summer tourists as a sleepy  stop along the highway at Mile  300, where gas tanks can be  filled, cupboards can be replenished and clothes washed, is now  becoming a tourist attraction in  its own right. The day may come  when people will make Fort Nelson, Lower Post and the most  northerly part of the province  their summer destination and not,  as is now the case, an enforced  stop while driving to Alaska.  " A pinpoint in a vast expanse of  uninhabited boreal forest traversed only by the Alaska Highway  and several rivers, the Fort Nelson area is the centre of vast  natural resources as yet very little  exploited ��� lumber, agricultural  land and several important minerals including oil and gas. In winter, when ice allows the hinterland to become an incredible jigsaw puzzle of seismic roads, the  town's population increases many  fold to service the natural gas  industry.  To best appreciate the vastness  and uniqueness of this north coun  try, the visitor should take a flip  above the muskeg. Only then can  the intricate mosaic of the land be  visualized: the splotches of dark  green spruce, the squiggles of  leaf-green meadows, the blue  swirls of sloughs and lakes, and  the cutlines, overriding all else,  which criss-cross the land.  Once oriented, take a more intimate look at the town. It is just  the right size, in the, right place  and with the right amount of history to make the traveller feel  welcome. Many letters to the  editor of the Fort Nelson News  attested to the friendliness of its  people during the tourist invasion  at the time of the highway closure.  The town is especially alive and  friendly during the two big events  of the year: the Trappers' Rendezvous in early March and the  rodeo in mid-August. People  come from as far away as Toronto, Old Crow and various cities  in the United States to participate in these events. The renr  dezvous is a celebration of winter,  with snowshoeing, dog-team racing, snowmobiling, flour packing  and a dozen other winter pursuits. The rodeo, held at a local  ranch, pits cowboys against each  other in a wide run of rodeo  sports.  Here are some ideas to make  your stay in Fort Nelson a more  interesting one. Take the road to  the right northbound at Mile  295.5 (byTompkins Truck Stop)  and following all left turns but  the last, meander down to Old  Fort Nelson, an Indian village on  the banks of the Fort Nelson  River. While you take this 16-  mile journey into the past, you  will see on the way the Fort  Nelson of the present ��� old  sawmills,    logging   burns,    the  1976  JiUfir��p��fni  INSURANCE AND   .  LICENCE  FOR FAST FRIENDLY SERVICE  SEE JIM DRUMMOND  CONVENIENTLY LOCATED ABOVE SEARS  POST-DATED CHEQUES ACCEPTED  DO IT NOW  J. H. G. (Jim) DRUMMOND  Insurance Agency Ltd.  886-7751  Box 274, Gibsons, B.C.  886-2807  OPEN MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY, 9 a.m. ��� 6 p.m.  tracks of the railway which you  share with the train, gas wells,  dehydration and pumping stations and the myriad turnoffs to  the unmappable maze of roads  that lead to the oil and gas  fields.  Few families live now in Old  Fort Nelson. Most of the Indians  have moved to the more practical  but less romantic and picturesque  site along the highway at Mile  295. Now at the Old Fort the willow, birch and fireweed are  burying the boats and buildings,  the swallows nest in the church,  and "people needing lumber are  denuding the Bay of its distinctive white facade. ,  It was World War II and the  construction of the Alaska Highway that led to the present town  of Fort Nelson. For reminders of  the town's history, drive out  seven miles to the airport where  present residences used to house  American air force personnel.  Now a quiet community of bungalow or two-storey pastel colored  frame houses, it used to be a busy  pioneering complex with barracks, mess hail, a chapel, a post  office, theatre, radio station and  grocery store.  If you continue for three miles  downhill from the airport you will  reach Old Fort Nelson across the  river. Catching a ride with an  Indian boatman is a quicker  method  of getting to the  old  [ Sound Construction |  I  I  I  I  Framing, Concrete Form Work I  I  886-99761  I '  ��� Box 920  |   Carpenter-Contractor  I  I     Interior Finishing, House  I  I  ��� Gary Wallinder  Gibsons |  village than driving the road at  295.  Take the road along the river  a mile downstream to the Port of  Fort Nelson. Here was built the  fort which preceded the present  Indian village and a rich and  abundant garden for airport  residents during the Alcan construction. The Port now serves as  a site for loading barges with  freight brought up from the south  by truck or rail for delivery to settlements  along the   Liard   and.  MacKenzie Rivers as far north as'  Tuktoyaktuk on the Arctic Ocean.  (This Travel B.C. story is one of  a series provided by the British  Columbia Department of Travel  Industry).  Sunshine Coast News, February 17, 1976. 7,  DOG TEAM at the Trappers' Rendezvous in Fort Nelson.  *A�� ����^ ��A�� ��A�� *itf* *&* *^ _f _r* _r? *& ^fc *&0 *&P *&P *_* ^_* *_* "_" *& *^ ^^ *fc *&0 ^^^��a^#^^^^��fl�� __ __ IT ���T'  ��� _  HOCKEY DANCE  ROBERTS CREEK COMMUNITY HALL  FEBRUARY 21, 9 p.m.-l a.m.  *  *  *  *  *  MUSIC BY  it  Up mm Creek'*  Refreshments available  *3  PER  PERSON  Tickets at the Door  *  *  .*  *  *  TODAY'S   ANSWER  ;^^^^^^^^pfl@H_!_ie._l_i_IBffi3_l  ACROSS  1 Approximately  5 Aspect  10 Cry of excitement  11 Salty  12 Merit  13 Stab  DOWN  1 One kind  of tooth  2 Pal Joey's  creator  3 Carousels  (3 wds.)  4 Ending for  velvet  77 7 scans- USHB  offering  7 Waste-  baskets  (2 wds.)  8 Sheathed  9 Of the 13  to 19 set  (hyph. wd.)  14 Be incorrect    5 Equitable  15 Jack ��� 5 Pothouse  16 Give  the ax  17 Novelist  Caldwell  19 Elam's  capital  20 Auctioneer's  word  21 Designer,  ��� Cassini  22 Succeed  24 Cutlass  25 Cut costs  26 Cauterize  27 Branding ���  28 "The Song  of Berna-  dette"  author  31 "Down under" bird  32 Barbecue ���  33 Asian  river  34 Shade tree  36 Cut  37 Withstand  38 Rose of  baseball  39 Adjust  again  40-Belgian  river  _qh Haa aa_i  BBoaaa setae  ]��� : _K_S@  . IXI3PIVI:  11 Bowler's 26 Farm   "<;  score       ��       animals :"���-  15 Hue; tint 29 Typewriter  18 Signora type  iav��"?   t 30 Liquid  19 Kind of m^as[1Te  energy _ c  22 Pitchman M S*���*  23 Vivid red 35 Scheduled  24 Sugar 36 Mata Hari,  source e.g.  PUT YOURSELF IN CLOVER  CALL THE CARPET EXPERTS  eye-glass  depot  Gibsons Lions Club reports that  three eye-glass deposits  established   in   Gibsons   to   collect  glasses for the Canadian Institute _  for the Blind have so far collected i  120 pairs of glasses. The glasses "  have already been forwarded to  theCNIB.  The Lions thank all those people who donated glasses. The project will be continued and anyone  who has glasses not being used  is asked to give them to any Lions  club member.  WE SPECIALIZE IN  WALL TO WALL  CARPETS  CUSTOM  DRAPES  886-7112  KEN DeVRIES  & SON LTD.  $ -Ca'riadian'G^ariese  Crossley-Karastan  Harding  Hdllytex  Resilient Flooring 1659 sunshine coast Hwy, i  Armstrong Lino &V.A. Tile i  G.A.F. Luran Cushion Floor  Sunshine Coast Business Directory  ��� AUTOMOTIVE  SERVICES  NEED TIRES?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on  Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  Automotive - Parts  Sales and Service  ���Rotor lather service for disc  Brakes and Drum Brakes  ��� Valve and Seat Grinding  ALL MAKES SERVICED  DATSUN SPECIALISTS  JAMIESON  AUTOMOTIVE  AL JAMIESON  Gibsons Phone 886-7919  ���BANKS  ROYAL BANK  OF CANADA  GIBSONS   Branch-Ph.   886-2201  SECHELT  Branch-Ph.   885-2201  HOURS  G/bsons.Mon-Thurs.  10a.m.-3p.m.  Fri., 10a.m. -6p.m.  Sechelt: Tues - Thurs.  10a.m. -3p.ro.  Fri., 10a.m. -6p.m.  Sat., 10a.m. -3p.m.  " ���BUILDING  SUPPLIES  TWIN CREEK  LUMBER  & BUILDING  SUPPLIES Ltd.  Everything for your building  Needs  Free Estimates  Phone 886-2291-2  ��� BUILDING  SUPPLIES (Cont)  L.&H SWANSON Ltd,  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations  Porpoise Bay Road  885-9666, Box 172, Sechelt, B.C.  WINDSOR  PLYWOOD  (THE PLYWOOD PEOPLE)  Construction Plywood  Fancy Panels  Doors, Bifolds, Insulation  Sidings  and all Accessories  Delivery  .  Highway 101, Gibsons  Phone 886-9221  ��� BULLDOZING  BACKHOE  CUSTOM  BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  ��� Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations-Drainage  Waterlines, etc.  Ph. 885-2921. Roberts Creek  BOUTIN  BULLDOZING  Clearing ��� Landscaping  Backhoe Work  Phone 886-9824  R.R. 1 .   Gibsons  FOR YOUR  PRINTING  PHONE 886-2622  ��� CABINET MAKING  OCEANSIDE  FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  Hardwood Specialists  Custom   Designed   Furniture  Kitchen and Bathroom  Cabinetry  Remodelling  R.BIRKIN  Beach   Ave.,   Roberts  Creek  Phone 885-3417  VZJJSSmEZ? #Z7S  DO THEY KNOW  YOU SHOE HORSES?  THIS IS THE SPOT  TO TELL THEM  ��� CONSTRUCTION  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES  (1971) LTD.  ALL BUILDING MATERIALS  READY-MIX  CONCRETE-GRAVEL  GENERAL PAINT  Highway 101 - Gibsons  886-2642 886-7833  ��� DISPOSAL  SERVICES  SUNSHINE COAST  PISPOSAL SERVICES  .Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  886-2938 885-9973  When renovating or  spring cleaning  Call us for your disposal needs  Commercial Containers  available  ��� ELECTRICIANS  SIM ELECTRIC Ltd.  Electrical Contractor  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  ��� PAINTING  ^XBEEtECTRICM  _  Phone 88677605  Box 860 Gibsons  "POWER   TO   THE   PEOPLE"  ��� HEATING  TEDHUME  SERVICES  Gibsons, B.C. 886-2951  Parts, Service, Installations  Stoves, Furnaces,  Heaters, etc.  Certified Instrument Mechanic   ;  ��� MACHINE SHOP  At the sign of the Chevron  HILL'S  MACHINE SHOP  & Marine Service Ltd  Arc and Acty. Welding  Machine Shop  Steel Fabricating  Automotive - Marine Repair  Marine Ways  Phone 886-7721  Res. 886-9956  ��� MOVING &  STORAGE  LENWRAY'S  TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage  Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone886-2664-R.R. 1, Gibsons  ABC  GENERAL PAINTING  .  SPRAY-BRUSH-ROLL  Call 886-2512  ���PAVING  COAST PAVING  PA VING FROM DRIVEWA YS  TO HIGHWAYS  Highways, Parking Areas  Driveways, Crushed Gravel  Equipment Rentals  Main Office  Box 95,  Powell River,  485-6118  Branch Office:  Sechelt, Ph. 885-2343  9:30 to 3:30 p.m.  ��� PLUMBING  ��� PLUMBING (Cont)  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING -PIPEFITTING  STEAMFITTING  HOT WA TER HEA TING  886-7017  All Work Guaranteed  ��� REFRIGERATION  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION &  MAJOR APPLIANCE  SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Used Refrigerators for Sale  Phone 886-2231  From 9a.m. to 5:30p.m.  Res. 886-9949  ��� RETAIL STORES  ��� ROOFING  ���TV & RADIO (cont)  RAY NEWMAN  PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building and Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R.R. 1,  Sechelt-Ph. 885-2116  PENINSULA  PLUMBING  CONTRACTING  Port Mellon - Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  Rick 886-7838 Tom 886-7834  .     G & E  PLUMBING  & HEATING  Ltd.  Certified  Plumbers  Box 165, Gibsons, B.C.  PHONE 886-7638  New Installations, Renovations  Repairs, Hot Water Heating  Pump Repairs  . 24 HOUR SERVICE  MISS BEE'S  Card and Gift Shop  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  P .0. Box 213        Ph. 885-9066  Coutts-Hallmark Cards &  wrappings, Gifts, Picture  Puzzles; English Bone China  cups, saucers, etc.  Boutique Items  Local Artists' Paintings  C    &    S  HARbWARE  &    .  APPLIANCES  Sechelt ��� 885-9713  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES  NOTIONS etc.  REP AIRSANDSER VICE  TO ALL MAKES  SEW EASY  Cowrie St.  Sechelt 885-2725  STANHILSTAD  ROOFING  DUROID, SHAKES  OR REROOFING  R.R. 1, Port Mellon Highway  Gibsons Phone 886-2923  ��� SURVEYORS  ROY& WAGENAAR  B.C. LAND  SURVEYORS  CIVIL ENGINEERS  Marine Building - Wharf Street  Box 609, Sechelt, B.C.  885-2332  ROBERT W.ALLEN  . B.C.LAND SURVEYOR  Sechelt Lumber Building  Wharf St., Box 607  Sechelt, B.C.  Off ice 885-2625       Res. 885-9581  ��� T.V.& RADIO  SUNSHINE COAST TV  SALES & SERVICE  ADMIRAL ��� ELECTROHOME  and ZENITH DEALERS  -Gordon Oliver - Ed Nicholson  "IN THE HEART OF  DOWNTOWN SECHELT"  /���  :'.-'���      Box 799, Sechelt  Phone 885-9816  CLOSED ON MONDAYS  NEVENS' TV  . ���'    .   '   Service Depot for  PHILIPS ���ZENITH  PANASONIC ��� ADMIRAL  FLEETWOOD DEALER  MASTERCHARGE  Phone 886-2280  J &CELECTRONICS  & APPLIANCES  Charles (Chuck) Stephens  SALES and SERVICE  INGLIS & PHILIPS  MARINE ELECTRONICS  Across from Red & White  Sechelt 885-2568  PAJAK  ELECTRONICS .,  CO. LTD. , ��� r  RCA & ELECTROHOME.    .  Authorized Dealer  Sales and Service     '   '"  886-7333 Gibsons'  ��� TRAILER PARK  SUNSHINE COAST '..  TRAILER PARK    .-  1 Mile West of Gibsons,  Hiway.  Laundromat  Extra Large Lots      .-'.','  and Recreation area  ParkTike Setting   Phone 886-9826  ��� TREE TOPPING I  TREE TOPPING, !-'  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD:  Marv Volen Phone 886-9597  Clean   up   your   wooded   areas  Remove lower limbs for VIEW  Top tall trees adacent to   building   ��� TRUCKING  DOUBLE'R'     -.-;  TRUCKING LTD.  SAND, GRAVEL, FILL        :  DRAIN ROCK, ETC. ;'  Chaster Rd  Gibsons, B.C. 886-7109  ��� WELDING  B. MacK WELDING  BRADMacKENZIE.  Portable Welding  886-7222  m KISULTS mrarir^ir_BjnT-Hfmn  ffffyrngiwiHiHgBaa  ���^^w��)<  i jm    jf  8  Sunshine Coast News, February 17, 1976.  THE HONOR of being the new Gibsons  fish store's first customer went to Mrs.  W. Keen of Gibsons. Mrs. Keen, right,  is being served by Ann Pinsonnault, left  and Jane Graham, owners and operators  of the Gibsons Fish Market. The market  which will specialize in fresh local fish,  is located on Gower Point Road adjacent  to Ken's Lucky Dollar.  OES celebrates No. 27  Mt. Elphinstone Chapter No.  65, O.E.S., celebrated their  27th birthday on Thursday, February 5, 1976. The program consisted of honoring charter members and past Worthy Matrons  and Patrons.  Margaret Hauka, Worthy Matron, welcomed ill members and  guests and visitors. A special welcome was extended to the Past  Grand Matron, Winnifred Kirk-  ham who gave the chapter a very  interesting address. Also honored  was Grand Representative of the  State of Utah, Grace Cummings.  Past Worthy Matron Zoe Eades  was presented with her 25 year  pin.  Honored past Worthy Matrons  and Patrons were the following:  Phyllis Parker, Bessie Shaw, Doris Aitchison, Edna Fisher, Doris  Drummond, Leona Gatz, Emily  Quigley, Margaret Trueman,  Ruth Harrison, Margaret Swan,  Edna Jure, Christine Anderson,  Helen Grissock, Edith Fraser,  Lorrie Bryson, Ted Shaw, John  Donnelly, John Harrison and Stan  Trueman.  Other visitors included: Mr.  and Mrs. Ferguson, Burrard  Chapter No. 9 and Mrs. Brooks,  Marpole Chapter. The banquet  room was tastefully decorated  with pink and white streamers.  Auxiliary report  The regular monthly meeting  of the Sechelt Women's Auxiliary  to St. Mary's Hospital was held  on February 12 in St. Hilda's  church hall. In the absence of the  , president, Betty Monk, Billie  Steele conducted the well planned  and interesting business section.  , A warm welcome was extended  to new members Peggy Dalziel,  Florence Doig, Barbara Wood,  Janice Wallace and Barbara  Christie. Any Auxiliary member  whose fees are due, may find  it convenient to pay them at  Uncle Mick's Ladies Shoe store in  the Trail Bay Mall.  Plans were discussed for the  Spring Luncheon in the Senior  Citizens Hall on June 3 from  11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with Margaret  Humm and Dorothy Carter as  conveners.  Tickets for the April 29 raffle  for a hand-crocheted bedspread  wijl be on sale at Shop-Easy in  the Mall,  February 20 and 21.  As director of volunteers,  Muriel Eggins asked for extra  help in that area. In January  volunteer workers put in 198  hours.  .. The librarians noted a real need  fqr   paper-back   books   for   the  hospital and ask anyone wishing  to contribute to leave the books  at the hospital.  About 300 delegates are expected to participate in the Lower  Mainland area conference, inMhe  Sechelt Legion Hall on April 28.  Tea and refreshments were  served by Mabel McDermid. The  next meeting is slated for March  11 in St. Hilda's church hall.  Shakemill  stays  The shake mill at Wilson Creek  is going to stay where it was, at  least for the next five years.  The mill, operated by R. H. Crosby, would be zoned as light industrial in a residential area and  he would have to renew his zoning classification every five years.  Although there was some opposition from residents around the  site, the Regional Board has  decided to let the mill remain,  with the option to move it to an industrial site if the classification  is changed by a future board.  & C ELECTRONICS  APPLIANCES Ltd.  IN THE HEART OF SECHELT  MAKES YOUAN OFFER  YOU CAN'T REFUSE  W^ISM.  LIBERATOR  Special Sale Price $675 pa,r  UNBEATABLE  QUALITY &  *e >59  UNBEATABLE VALUE  CALL NOW, BEFORE YOU 885-2568  DO ANYTHING ELSE We Service What We Sell  and bells. The tables looked lovely with pink and white dolls  and a. huge birthday cake decorated with pink and white roses.  After   Refreshments,  were played.  games  Chartered members honored at  the special meeting were Phyllis  Parker, Bessie Shaw, Doris  Drummond, Grace Cummings  and Margaret Trueman.  Nearly two thousand years ago,  a wonderful pattern was set for  us ��� a practical and unsurpassable way of living our daily  lives. This pattern was set for us  by��Christ Jesus and is as applicable today as it was at that time.  In the Christian Science textbook by Mary Baker Eddy, Jesus  is described, in part, as "the  highest human corporeal concept  of the divine idea, rebuking and  destroying error, and bringing to  light man's immortality." Webster's Collegiate Dictionary includes this meaning.  Again, in the above mentioned textbook Mrs. Eddy says in  quoting Jesus' words, "God is  Love," "more than this we cannot ask, higher we cannot look,  farther we cannot go." Can we  look for a better pattern?  Four winners  Four of the tickets sold by the  Sunshine Coast Kiwanis club are  winners in the Western Canada  Lottery, reports the club.  Winners of $100 each are: G.  Chaillier on ticket 2006016,  Marshall Yawney on ticket  2223800, Lorraine Wright on ticket 2223748 and Lil Hammond on  ticket 2006225.  The Kiwanis are selling tickets  for both the Western Canada Lottery and the Olympic Lottery.  1238% INCREASE  Compared to 1960, the value of  mineral production in the NWT in  1974 represented a 1238 percent  increase while the increase in the  Yukon Territory during the 14-  year period stood at 742 percent.  During the same period, the value  of mineral production in Canada  only increased 470 percent.  Do yourself a favor  ���   obtain our free  catalogue of  real estate  ��" - --^"^""" r\ a fit   J?L  IS  Don Hadden  885-9504  George Townsend  885-3345  Jim Wood  885-2571  Box 128 ��� Phone:  Phone Vancouver 689-5838  (24HOURS)  Jack Warn Pat Murphy  886-2681 885-9487  CONGRATULATIONS  To Jane and Ann on the Opening of  GIBSONS  FISH MARKET  We are most pleased to have them occupy  a part of our premisesf  Feeling as we do, that this is a much  needed adjunct to the food services being  offered we would like to encourage  support of this new venture.  Dollar  FOODS  KEN'S  Gibsons, B.C.  Can  FBDB help  you?  Financial assistance  Management counselling  Management training  Information on government  programs for business  On Wednesday, February 25th  one of our representatives will be at  Bella Beach Motel,  Sechelt. Tel: 885-9561  If you require financing to start, modernize or  expand your business and are unable to  obtain it elsewhere on reasonable terms and  conditions or if you are interested in the  FBDB management services of counselling  and training or wish information on  government programs available for your  business, talk to our representative.  _]  FEDERAL  BUSINESS .  DEVELOPMENT BANK  145 West 15th Street,  North Vancouver, B.C. 980-6571  Opening new doors to small business.  Peter Smith  885-9463  C. R. Gathercole  886-2785  Bob Kent  885-9461  Jack White  886-2935  INSURANCE AVAILABLE  #3367 Lot-38 Seaview of Georgia Straits, serviced $ 11,000  #3367 Lot-23Potential view $ 10,300  #3456 Vz acre Wilson Creek, Hydro and water available '.$   9,500  #3492 Superb waterfront - 2 cottages .. $ 85,000  #3293 Esplanade W/F lot-serviced, hydro and water available $ 19,000  #3409 Executive W/F 4 bed. home, ideal for boating family $125,000  #3460 3/l0acre corner lot-view. Hydro, no water yet . ..$ 12,500  #3434 7.33 acres - view - Halfmoon Bay $ 32,000  #3367 100' x 200' lot, water possible and Hydro available $   8,000  #3494 New home, 2 bedroom, Redroofs Rd $ 33,500  #3190 Southwest gentle slope view lot, paved rd., quiet area of new homes $ 13,900  #3309 48 acres on highway, not in ALR invest for the future $ 66,000  #3431 300 ft. waterfront, 5.24 acres, stream $ 26,500  #3323 Deluxe 4 bdrm. home on 3 V2 view acres, subdividable $135,000  #3439 Level lot near beach, store and good home ready to build $ 12,900  #3504 Nearly 1 acre, attractively landscaped, 2bdrm home, auto/oil heat, fireplace . $ 45,900  #3522 Quality 3 bdrm, 2storey home, carpets, fireplace, sundeck, stream, terms $ 58,500  #3431 600 ft. waterfront, 8.41 acres, view, good moorage  .$26,500  #3457 Large view lot, level building site, all services $   8,500  #3424 Developed corner commercial property, plus 2 bdrm home  $130,000  #3509 Southern slope view lot in area of new homes, paved rd., services, terms $ 14,500  #3445 3 bdrm home, auto/oil heat, fireplace, bsmt. level lot, close to all stores $ 39,900  #3377 Gentle western slope, .27 acre, $5000 down     $ 13,000  #3523 Investment, double size lot waiting for services, quiet area  .$   9.800  #3353 .89 acres of privacy and large trees, close to beach access $ 17,500.  #3378 70 x 176 treed lot with services by, on quiet street, consider terms $ 13,000  #3493 1.53acres lightly wooded, level, no rock, road allowance at back, zoned R2 $ 14,000  #3407 Hard to find waterfront lot with good beach access $ 31,500  #3412 Level, wooded, Va acre, ideal for mobiles  ;��� $ 10,000  #3454 Big lot, quiet area, creek borders one side (terms) $ 22,000  #3474 Big view lot, mobiles permitted (good terms)    $ 12,000  #3478 Big wooded lot 127 x 549, convenient location    $ 20,000  #3516 View lot, handy to ferry and beach. Quiet side road $ 10,000  #3519 Quality home, nearly new, owner designed $ 65,000  #3526 New lakefront cottage. B.C. Govt, lease lot .....$ 20,000  #3539 Convenient view lot, on sewer (good terms)    $ 16,750  #3477 View lot., not level, with steel shed ...           $ 10,700  #3513 Approximately 5 acres, 2 bdrm, fireplace, view $ 64,000  #3488 Waterfront, 1 bdrm, furnished, fireplace $ 39,900  #3527 Waterfront lot, steep but good view $ 19,500  #3528 Semi-waterfront lot, good view $ 10,500  #3489 2 acres, 4 bdrms, fireplace, offers $ 63,000  #3512 New, 2 bdrms, fireplace, sundeck, view ,. $ 39,900  #3239 Quiet corner lot, southern slope, potential view, easy black top access to ocean .. .$ 14,500  #3479 3 bedroom special! Central location, schools, etc. near new with large garage $ 39,500  #3535 Over Vz acre. R2 allows greater latitude. Treed, level. Close to ocean $ 11,900  #3413 Handy to easy launching, hydro and water at road. Recreation?   #3495 Lot 15, budget priced, partial view, high class subdivision protection $ 12,900  #3515 4.5 acres of view, double highway frontage, ALR allows 2 homes, try 10 down $ 27,500  #3496 Truly superb view! Apply for water/Hydro & build yoyr dream home on Lot 12 .. .$ 15,500  #3529 Big? Betcha! Level? Certainly! Close to, or nearby? Yepl Mostly cleared? Yes!.. .$ 14,500  #3497 Medium priced. Terms? Possible, but cash speaks louder. 80 x 164 plus $ 13,500  #3433 75 x 110 ft. Near easy sandy access to sparkling waters. Piped water  Leisure? Retire? $ 10,500'  #3498 Lot 11, amidst scenic, desirable, treed home sites. Services available $ 15,500  #3499 Lot 17, Economy Buy! 190 ft. rd. frontage. Spacious.  Protections built in to your title $ 12,500  #3500 Lot 10, best of the bunch for the peeking! Couple of blocks  to slake your thirst or boating 7 $ 14,000  #3461 Sandy Hook - large res. lot, room for 2 houses    $ 12,500  #3530 Roberts Creek five acres, gentle slope, trees, well $ 28,000  #3531 Sandy Hook 3 bedroom cottage, level lot near beach $ 22,000  #3532 Gibsons - single bedroom cottage, electric heat, large lot $ 22,000  #3536 Gibsons, Franklin Road, propane furnace, stone fireplace $ 30,000  WE ARE OPEN UNTIL 7 p.m  M0N.-FRL, SAT. 5 p.m.  m  S

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