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Array .y.i...  GOLDEN CUP AWARD  COFFEE  at DANNY'S  COFFEE  HOUSE &  MOTEL  Gibsons ���  Ph;  886-9815  ��� B_-W!i^^^^--^ri_try~v'-  i-..^.- 3*-' C�� ���  SERVING THE  GROWING  SUNSHINE  COAST  Published in Gibsons, B.C. Volume 19, Number 7, February 18, 1965.  7c per copy  Centennial New flag raised  2-month hospital record meeting  for area  ceremonies  Some 60 members of St. Mary's  Hospital auxiliaries executive  members received on behalf of  all auxiliary members, congratulations from Norman Buckley,  administrator of St. Mary's Hospital, for their wonderful voluntary support they, had given the  new hospital He described their  financial contributions as amazing for theAsizeiof the area.  The meeting which to  istrator addressed was held in  St. .Hilda's church hall in Sechelt on Thursday of last week  when the combined auxiliary executives from Pender Harbour to  Gibsons heard him outline the  operation of the' hospital from  Dec. 1 to Feb. 10.,  In dealing with hospital operations since Dec. 1, Mr. Buckley  said' adult admissions during December' numbered 105 and in  January 116, and up to Feb. 10,  59.  Newborn numbered eight in  December, 10 in January and 3  to Feb. 10. At Feb; 10 there were  30 adults, three children and  three newborn in the hospital.  Outpatients during December  numbered 65, January 117 and  59 to Feb. 10. -  In diagnostic procedures the  laboratory showed 1,566 units of  work, each unit valued at 10  minutes, not including the taking of specimens and laboratory  cleanup work. In radiology there  were 166 patients having x-rays  with 540 films used.- There were  : also 32 fluoroscopics.  The rated capacity for the hospital, he informed auxiliary  members,, is 35 beds with three  for pediatrics; and two cribs, leaving 30 .for adults. In the nursery  there are six bassinets, one incu-  . bator and; one isolette. There are  now two extra cribs set up. As  regards rooms, there are two labor   beds,   two   emergency   and  Council backs C of C  harbor work brief  Gibsons Chamber of Commerce  has asked for support for harbor  improvements as portrayed in a  brief to be sent to Jack Davis,  M.P. for this area.  The brief, as outlined at Tuesday nighUs council meeting did  (not consider the work council has  under consideration and ���' drew: a -  complaint from some councillors,  that no thought was given in the  brief' for   an   esplanade   around;  the harbor area, x X:'  ���;   The  C.  of  C> ybrief  calls  for  more floats,harbor dTedging and  a 1,100 foot^bre__bwater inty^ciniy  * ty ; oi^ theXl^  brief,; prepared /under   direction  of Walt Nygren, chairman of the  C. "of PC', marine committee was  given the support; of council.  Frank Wyngaert complimented  council on the speed it took in  cutting down trees near his pro-:,  perty close to the Legion hall.  Martin J. J. Dayton, consulting  engineer now. exploring the watershed of this area for an expanded water system for greater  Gibsons gave council a progress  report by letter in which he explained deep snow in the upper  areas was hampering his work.  He intends to sound out the users  of water of other nearby systems  to see what they are planning.  S. Jorgenson of Seaview Rd.  wrote that he did hot put any  garbajge on any vacant lot on Sea  view Rd. and had no intention of  removing any garbage which he  did not put there. Council filed  the letter.  A tie vote caused Chairman A.  E. Ritchey to break the tie by  voting in favor of the school  board budget. Councillors Fladager, and drummond voted  against on principle, objecting to  the government! cost sharing  whichythey"did hot like.  ��� " Couricir.win dig an animal burial ditch in vicinity of- the gar-  > bage dumpfor the SPCA. Owing  fe^deiep^snbw the ;SP<_^ has isomer i  ;*iiraifc^ jpih'e;-'~ Raffia- ���*'*"''  mals who have been run over and  killed, awaiting disposal.  A building permit was granted  covering a $300 carport for Alfred  Barnes. Another was issued Ken's  Foodland for a $2,000 storage extension in rear of the store.  Complaints from local ditch  diggers that they were not called  in to dig the water pipe ditch  from ttie old church corner were  discussed. As the work was regarded as specialized digging it  was felt council were wise in using, men and equipment who understood the work. Burroughs  Bros. Excavating of Vancouver  are doing the work.  Council was informed clearing  has started on the site of the new  municipal hall on SX Fletcher  road.    .  one treatment bed. At times emergency and treatment beds are  used for acute patients.  The  number  of  meals  served  during December was 3,200 and  in January,  3,400.  Under  consideration is   an  improvement in  ��� the serving of meals with the possibility of infra red lights being  installed for warming pjates, or  some other type of operation.    .  The staff is made up as follows  17 on full time direct carei with  seven oh relief work, two on spe-_  rial services, three in administration, with one to relieve, seven  on dietary work, ten in laundry  and housekeeping and two look- -  ing after the plant, a total of 50.  Mrs. J. Redman, Sechelt auxiliary  president,   introduced   the  following   representatives:    Mrs.0,  J. Love, Pender Harbour; Mrs.;:  S.  Warne,  Halfmoon Bay,  Mrs. ���  A. Swanson, Roberts Creek, Mrs.;  E. Inglis, Gibsons and Mrs. W.:  Booth, Port Mellon.  During a question and answer-  period   members   were   greatly^  impressed by the possibilities ^ of;  future work in the hospital,  y. v  More definite projects will be r  planned on March 8 when the co-y  ordinating council meets for the ii ,,R:  first time in the board room at   '""''  St. Marys Hospital. This council  will, be composed of two members from each auxiliary, y  During, refreshments served by-  Mrs. E. Fitzgerald and Mrs. R.  Breeze members enjoyed an informal discussion period.  The next regular meeting will  be held on March 11 at 2 p.m. in  the board room at St. Mary's  Hospital. All members are- encouraged to 'bring a friend who  would be interested in joining.  Kiwanis of ficers  Directors of British Columbia's  -Confederation    Centennial    Committee', will   visit   the   Sunshine  Coast on  Monday,   Feb.   22,   to  .meet  with  local   Centennial   of-  jficials.  The meeting is one of a series  ^planned   by   Deputy   Provincial  ���Secretary L. J. Wallace, who is  general chairman of the committee to  discuss  plans  with local  - Centennial     groups.      Directors  ���and local    committee    members  jwill meet in St. Hilda's Church  [Hall, ��� in Sechelt at 8 p.m.  ���'{. Fifteen  groups  have  been incited   to   attend.   These   include  the  Centennial    committees    of  ������Gibsons Landing    and    District,  Mr .  S.    Fladager,     chairman;  ; Gibsons Rural Area, Mrs. D. M.  WOrtman,   chairman;    Halfmoon  Bay, Mr. E. Surtees, chairman;  'Hopkins Landing, Mr. Wynne H.  Day,     chairman;     Lund,     Mr.  Gerald Thulin,  chairman;   Malaspina, Mr. G. Miller, chairman;  Pender   Harbor,  Mr.   R.   Crich-  ton, chairman;  Port Mellon, Mr.  McKay,    chairman;    Powell  River, Mr.; H. L. Macro,  chairman;   Redrooffs   Road,   Mr.   A.  'Greene,.     chairman; .     Roberts  '������ Creek,   Mr.   J;   R.   McSavaney,  chairman;    Sechelt,    Mrs.,  Ada  Daw,  chairman;   Texada Island,  7ir.   C.   Woodhead,      chairman;  Wilson Creek, Mr. R. J. Keeley,  chairman; Soames Point, Mr. E.  :D   Hoops, chairman.  The directors, in addition to  10. Wallace, include: Vice Chairman T. F. Orr; Hon. W. D.  T~~~k, provincial secretary; Mrs.  Beth Wood, formery mayor? of  Westminster; .yProvincial  ��;~c%_^ehivis;     '  Ireland;  Gibsons flag raising ceremonies took place Monday at the  post office and at the RCMP office promptly at 12 noon in spite  of light rain. Shortly after the  flags had been raised the sun  strived to pierce the gloom of  rain clouds but promptly gave  up and let.the clouds take over.  James Marshall, postmaster,  headed the ceremony at the post  office when the former Canadian  flag was lowered and the new  Maple Leaf flag was raised.  Councillor Sam Fladager ' officiated at tlie ceremony in place of  Chairman, A. E. Ritchey of Gibsons council who was unable to  attend. .  Mr. Fladager said: "On behalf  of Gibsons municipal council and  the people of the village of Gibsons it is an honor to retire the  old flag we have lived and served under for so long. I now call  on the custodian Mark Martin-  dale to retire the Red Ensign.  "At this precise time throughout the world wherever the Canadian flag is flown, the Ensign  is retired and it is now my honor to raise our own truly Canadian flag. Long may it wave with  pride and honor."  O Canada was sung and the  red-coated RCMP saluted the  new flag as it reached the top of  the mast at the post office.  Later the RCMP conducted a  ceremony to raise the new flag  on the police boat Westview.  At the RCMP office in Gibsons where a large number of  school children had gathered for '  the ceremony Councillor Fred  Feeney. Elphinstone Principal  W. S. Potter and Elementary.  Principal G. A. Cooper took a  part in the flag raising , cere-  RCMP  in  dress uniform  mony.  ivisfe vand-aLih):_ttiaji_^^  nd;?Mr.-^^F^F6x^i'^ai> ^"theyflag1 was  raised!"?' ���"  The Sunshine Coast Kiwanis  club installed W. D. Wright of  Sunnycrest Motors as president  for the next year. Don Douglas  and James Drummond were  named vice-presidents. William  Haley is secretary and O. Hincks,  treasurer. Directors elected were  Dr. Hugh Inglis, Danny Smith  Keith Wright, Jim Munroe, C.  Johnston, Rae Kruse, Ed Anderson, Jules Mainil, Norman McKay and Ed Fiedler.  The installation ceremonies  were performed by Frank Hyde,  lieutenant-governor, Kiwanis District Al, at a dinner meeting.  Retiring charter member Mr.  James Stewart was. presented  with a door chimes set after 10  years of service with the club.  'Couver; Mr. Cecil Hacker of Abbotsford and Mr. S. E. Hughes  of - Salt Spring Island.  DOG TRAPPED  A small dog apparently caught  one paw in a trap and managed  to drag itself and trap to its  home in Roberts Creeki The dog,  owned by J. W. Blatchford of  Lower Road, was missing for  about one week. It got home. in  a badly emaciated condition.  Dr. H. R. Hylton, veterinary,  treated the animal and it is now  at its home. The dog might eventually lose the paw which was  nipped in the trap. RCMP have  checked into the case but do not  know who owns the trap or where  it had been placed.  Mr. Potter.made the following  remarks:  "As the noon hour struck, first  on the rocky coasts of Newfoundland on the Atlantic, and rolled  on across the Maritimes, up the  broad St. Lawrence, the cradle  of so much of our history, over  the still snow-covered fields of  the rolling prairies, up and over  the rugged Rockies and now  finally, reached this western  shore, ceremonies like this one  have been taking place.  It is a unique ceremony, for I  , would say rarely in the world's  history has a nation, nearly 100  years old without a change in  form of government, changed  it's flag so completely. It is an  historic occasion that must be  regarded with mixed emotions.  "But I think that it is most  important that the children of  the elementary school should be  here. For it is to them that the  new flag will come to have real  meaning. Flags are much more  than pieces of brightly colored  cloth of; varying design. They become the symbols of the things  which distinguishes one nation  from another. They come to re-:  present, we hope, all the things  that are fine and good, in a nation, v    P .0 ;..'  The flag of a nation should  stand for unity, freedom and  justice and fair play and the opportunity for each citizen to use  his talents to the best of his  ability. For 'many of us these  things have been associated with  the flag that we have just flown ���  for the last time, and it will be  hard for: us f 2 to transfer immediately these things to this  new one. But .you boys and girls  will grow-:up':with the new flag  and it is up to you to develop  .in this -vast, and great nation of  ours the "qualities that will make  and keep\:,ity great and attach  them to^this; flag.  All of us;,-both young and old, ;  must strive tb give to the new  the stature .and respect that had  -;beenywbnXofte^:b^  fice for the old. Let us all re-;  member and honor the flag we  have just flown for the last time,  and let us all respect the new  until in good time it will have  earned it's place in the eyes  of the world."  * *  Legion's flag policy  Foiir reach status of Queen's Scouts  An.. event ; of unprecedented  scope occurred Saturday night  in Port Mellon Community Ball  when before 140 officials and  wives, Scouts, Cubs and parents,  four Port Mellon Scouts were elevated to the status of Queen-  Scouts. Aii event of this magnitude in Scouting has not occurred in British; Columbia previous-:  ly. This gives the Sunshine Coast  Region six Queen Scouts.  The boys awarded Queen's  Scout badges were Michael Robert Willis, James Michael Rudolph, Robert Earl Louden and  Lawerence  Michael   Whitty.  The other Queens Scout in the  area is Bernie Macleod of Wilson  Creek. David Donley, who has  left the area was the second  Queen's Scout.  Following the flag break and  grace by Rev. W. M. Cameron,  dinner was served after which  guests were introduced and the  ceremonial connected with the  elevation of Queen Scouts was  performed with the four lads  marching forward to music and  firmly gripping a poled flag at  the horizontal, swore ��� their allegiance.  C. B. Davies, resident manager of the Canadian Forest Products   pulp  mill,   and  honorary  president of Elphinstone group  Scouts, congratulated the Scouting movement of the Elphinstone  area on the progress it had made  during the year, regarding it,  because of the promotion of four  Queen Scouts, as being most outstanding. He appeciated the efforts of the group committee and  wished all associated with the  movement the best of luck for  bigger and better years to come.  Norman Burley of Sechelt, regional representative of the Vancouver - Coast region extended  congratulations to the new Queen  Scouts on behalf of the Vancouver-Coast region officials adding  that the whole region would be  Charter night installation Saturday  Charter night and installation  of officers of the Sunshine Coast  Business and Professional Women's Club will be held at Ole's  Cove at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 20.  ���Mrs. Margret Campbell, past  national president, from North  Vancouver will be chairman.  Mrs. Ivy Barton, provincial president from Powell River, will  present the charter and give an  interpretation of the symbology  of the club emblem.  Present also will be two regional directors, Mrs. Jean Baillie,  lower Mainland director, and  Miss . Ella Brett, Vancouver Island director. Guests will include club representatives from  Powell River, North Vancouver,  New Westminster, Vancouver  Kingc, Vancouver Fanoba, and  Victoria. Several local dignitar  ies are expected to be present,  including Mr. Joe Benner, Sechelt village commissioner, and  Mr. Markle Myers, president of  the Pender Harbour Chamber of  Commerce.  In  a   ceremony  conducted  by  Miss Ella Brett, the following officers will be installed: President  Mrs. Jo Benjafield; vice-president, Mrs. Phyllis McLeod; secretary, Mrs. Grace Harling and  treasurer, Mrs. Dorothy Bosch.  Basebafler's dinner  Sunshine Coast Lions Club wlil  hold a baseballer's banquet Saturday evening starting at 6:30  p.m. in Danny's Dining Room,  Gibsons. At this dinner there will  also be present baseball officials  from Vancouver.  Ray Sherwood, Len Maitland  and Charles White, associated  with the Vancouver Mounties; a  Baltimore Oriole scout, Neil  Armstrong, an area official in  the Babe Ruth League and A. V.  Heath, an ��� area district commissioner will be present. It is likely there will be a move started  to associate this area with provincial organizations.  Canada's population at June 1,  1964, was estimated at 19,237,000,  of whom 6,469,100 were children  under 15 years of age and 1,-  468,400 were persons of 65 years  and over.  proud of them. Chairman for the  event was M. Whitty, group president. ...'���' x  Right after dinner Rev. and  Mrs. J. Fergusson supplied music for community singing and  later in the prog-ram a group of  Cubs were stepped up into Scouts  in a fitting ceremony.  Following entertainment provided by the Scouts in a Scout-  o-rama 1965 series of skits, covering a memory course, first aid  bordering on last aid, police work  mad magic and a sing-song, perfumed as the program stated by  Evening Woodsmoke and Who  Burned the Flap-Jacks, courtesy  of Sakinaw Lake perfumery, flag  down and a guidance prayer by  Rev. H. Kelly ended the evening's  entertainment. *  Among those present as guests  were Rev. and Mrs. W. M. Cameron, Rev. and Mrs. H. Kelly,  Rev. and Mrs. J. Fergusson, Cpl.  and Mrs. Ray Nelson and Cpl.  and Mrs. Norman Kenny of Sechelt and Gibsons ROMP, Mr.  and Mrs. N. G. Burley, Mr. and  Mrs. C. B. Davies, Port Mellon,  Norman Rudolph of Port Mellon,  Ron Haig, Royal Canadian Legion; Mr. and Mrs. R. McKay,  C. F. Beeman, district scoutmaster; Geoff Thatcher, district cub-  master; A. P. Harrold, 38 years  in Scout movement; Miss C. Harrold; Mr. and Mrs. C. Dunham,  Len Allen, and W. Wooten, district Rover leader of Kerrisdale,  40^ears in Scouting.  Editor: As zone commander  for the Elphinstone Peninsula  Zone of the Royal Canadian Legion, I thought it proper that  the public should be made aware  of the attitude of the Royal Canadian Legion towards the new  Canadian Flag that was first  flown as our national flag May  Day.  There can be no doubt that  the members of this organization are strong supporters of our  parliamentary form of government, and they have proved this  , by offering their all in its support. Therefore, now that our  parliament has by statute, approved a new flag to represent  our country throughout the  world, we, as loyal citizens will  support this action of our parliament.  It is well known that we, the  Royal Canadian Legion have  been very strongly in favor, of  retaining the Red Ensign as our  national flag, and we have exerted every proper effort to have  our parliament retain the Red  Ensign as our national flag, but  our efforts were of no avail.  Therefore as good citizens, we  accept the New Flag as our na  tional flag.  At our dominion convention  last year in Winnipeg, it was  decided by an overwhelming  majority, that the Red Ensign  would be the official flag of the  Royal Canadian Legion, and until this is changed, the Red Ensign still is the official flag of  the Royal Canadian Legion.  Therefore, as citizens of this  great land, we support the new  flag asthe national flag of Canada, and at the same time, the  Red Ensign is the official flag  of the Royal Canadian Legion,  and has been authorized by the  dominion convention to be flown  over all Legion buildings. Each  branch will decide for themselves whether they will fly the  New Canadian Flag with the  Red Ensign.  After all, Canada is greater  than-any one of its citizens, and  parliament is the supreme authority for our national viewpoint, and as Legionaires and  veterans, we will support our  parliament as we have done in  wartime. This does not mean  that we necessarily have to  agree with any of its actions.���  L.  A.   Schon,  Zone Commander.  Publicity to be pressed  A stepped-up publicity campaign to tell what the Sunshine  Coast Tourist association is doing was hammered out by the  association's executive at a Sunday meeting in John Toynbee's  Cozy Court motel at Sechelt.  To help in this campaign the  editor of the Coast News volunteered his services to develop  the necessary publicity to create  a better public image of the tourist association.  Some concern was shown by  members of the executive over  the future of the brochure which  Former Group Scouters pres- in the past has been published by  ent were G. T. Taylor, W. Quar- the Ferry Authority. It was un-  ry and R. Jaeger. Unable to at: derstood some changes would be  tend were J. O'Brien, A. S. King," made which might deprive the  Perron,. T.   Penman   and  D.  Sunshine Coast area  of the de-  Sherman.  tailed publicity it enjoyed in pre  vious issues. Until definite word  has been received members are  unable to forecast their next  move in the matter of a brochure. Last year some 125,000  were printed in color.  Chairman of the meeting was  Len Larsen, president of Madeira  Park, and B. Jorgenson from the  same area, secretary. Present  were executive members from  Powell River, Sechelt, Madeira  Park and Gibsons.  The next meeting which will  be the semi-annual meeting will  be held at Powell River on Sunday, March 14 starting at 12:30  noon. An announcement was  made that the Powell River  Chamber of Commerce has made  a $500 grant to the association to  help further its work in the field  of tourism. Coast News, Feb.  18, 1965.  JLife's Bat&est Moment  A \D__5l_a CLASSIC  ���ww��  ���m " O"  V -���'���+      ' tf.  ii.-. r- ���*<���; >..-: +.�����.��� f1 "?'/���  (EToast Nieuis  Fred Cruice, Editor and Publisher       Phone Gibsons 886-2622  Published every Thursday by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.,  P.O. Box 280, Gibsons, B.C. Authorized as second class mail for  Payment of postage in cash, Post Office Department, Ottawa.  Member Audit Bureau of Circulation, Canadian Community  Newspapers Representatives, Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association, B.C. Weekly Newspafer Association.  Rates of, Subscription, $3 per year, $1.75 tor six months. United  States and foreign, $3.50 per year.  For your consideration  L. J. Wallace, general provincial chairman of the Canadian  Confederation Centennial committee has notified the Coast News  that he has called a meeting of area Centennial officials and others  in Sechelt's Legion hall on the evening of February 22.  The letter adds that Mr. Wallace feels that the   editor   of  the  Coast News could make a very useful contribution to these discus-.  sions and urges that he attend.  Naturally this will be the editor's intention. But before the meeting convenes it might be just as well to let all Centennial executives  know just where the Coast News stands in the matter of a Centennial project.  Having attended several organizational meetings of Centennial  committees and listened to the numerous arguments put forth based  on the vision of the individuals concerned, the editor is of the opinion  that it would be far better to have one area project than a lot of  little ones which would dissipate funds without there being too much  to show for the divided effort.  It must be remembered that on each project the local committee^ must^collect, or- demons trate its ability to collect, a sum of money  to be expended on the project, sufficient to complete the project  and in accordance with the grant sharing arrangements detailed by  the B.C. Centennial committee.  These sharing costs subject to grants, include the cost of the  land, contracts for work entered into with other persons and salaries  and wages paid to persons hired by the local committee in respect  of their actual employment on or for the purpose of the project.  The rental and use of any equipment used is also subject to receiving help through grants.  There are also numerous other factors in the grant setup by  which a committee can obtain cost-sharing grants. In other words  it looks as though there are remarkably few stipulations which  Would not carry the cost-sharing basis right from the start to the  finished project.  What is the cost to the population in this area? According to  the B.C. committee's prospectus it will be $1.40 per person with the  federal government providing $1 per person and the provincial government another 60 cents per person. There will also be a 40 cents,  per person grant from the provincial government which will not  have to be matched by the local population.  This area is gifted with a set of hospital auxiliaries which have  done a surprising amount/of money-raising for the new St. Mary's  hospital. What better work could .be done by them than to offer their  services to aid in the development of a project which would be associated with hospital work in the form of an institution which would  have direct bearing on the well-being of the aged population in this  area.  It is a matter worthy of considerable thought and with the information provided by the B.C. Centennial committee's prospectus  the Coast News is doing its part in placing this information before  its readers.  Thanks, just the same  If there are any organizations in this area who have written to  thank the Coast News for the publicity it has supplied them and their  letters have not appeared in print ��� faint not nor fear ��� because  the editor in his innate modesty does not feel he deservs so much  praise from so many people.  The Coast News is here to serve the public and its organizations  without fear or favor. While the editor appreciates receiving these  pats on the back, he refrains from publishing them. Aggrandizement of area organizations is more important than making the editor into some pumpkins. This allows for more space for organization news. That is what the space is for.  19 mm 1UI  FEB. 18  A provisional committee met at  the home of Mrs. Alec Grey to  discuss forming an auxiliary to  the loyal Victorian Order of  Nurses. Miss Short was the district nurse.  At the annual. congregation  meeting of St. Aidan's Anglican  church in Roberts Creek the  W.A. was given a vote of thanks  for its all round support of the  church.  FROM THE FILES  OF  THE COAST NEWS  The Coast News reports that  with production facilities  straightened out it will return to  its former weekly publication  basis.  At the annual meeting of the  Red Cross in Sechelt Mrs. William Allen was re-elected president.  Roberts Creek Credit union  elected at its annual meeting  Robert Burns, J. G. Jones, E.  Kullander, S. McKay and Mrs.  R. Mitchell as directors.  x- By SAM DAWE  About the":"middle or January,,  1913, Mr. Whitaker for financial  reasons, decided to lay the Tartar up for the winter,y I was  therefore instructed to take her  around via the Skookumchuck to  Porpoise Bay and anchor her  there. The date I don't remember but it was a fine day and  at 9 a.m. we left Sechelt p  There were about a dozen people from Sechelt going along for  the trip including my future wife  Miss  Cook, and    several     other  ladies. As we had a little time  to   kill  waiting  for  the  tide   in  the  chuck,  some  of  the  people  went ashore at a small logging  camp nearby. Their greatest interest seemed to be in a family  of pigs among which was a runt.  After they came back we started  through  the  chuck.  To my  surprise in the middle of the rapids  was old Joe Silvey in a dugout  fishing.  We arrived at Porpoise  Bay about 4 p.m. and anchored  in   the  bay.   Mr.   Whitaker  was  there, and asked me if I would  come back in May to take her  out. I answered that I did not  think I would.  So that was the  last I had to do with the Tartar.  She did  go  into  commission  in  May, and operated that summer  on  the Sechelt - Howe  Sound -  Vancouver run, after which she  was    sold    by    Mr.    Whitaker,  whether to the Hopkins or someone else I don't know but they  did own her at some later date  and I believe she was converted  back to a  tug.  By that time I  was  master  of  the tug Fearful  belonging   to   the   Fraser   Mills  engaged in towing    logs    from  Comox to Fraser Mills.  * *      *  When I was finished with the .  Tartar I was in need of a job.  About that time a new wooden  vessel called the Christella,  had been built by a Mr.  Brown-and Joe Crabtree, an engineer, to operate on the Howe  Sound run. The skipper was  Dave Scoular, whom I knew  very well, and he offered me;  the job of mate on the Christella.  So as I had nothing in sight at.;  the time I accepted the job.  There  were   only  four  in  the  crew,  the skipper     Dave,    Mr.  Brown,  Joe Crabtree     the     en- ���  gineer  and myself as  mate. As  near   as   I   can   remember   she  was about 70 feet long, powered;  with a 100 HP Wolverine engine.y  The   first   last ���, and.��� only, one , I>.,  ever wish' to see.        x  On   March  15,   1913,   we   left  Vancouver and  made our usual  thams   and   Keats   and  Gibsons,  calls at Gambier, Hopkins, Gran-  On our way back to Vancouver  at about 4 p.m.  when off Hood  Point  on  the northern    tip     of  Bowen  Island   the   engine   stopped and in spite of anything the  engineer could do it refused to  start. There was a slight northerly wind which was setting her  on to Hood Point. So we got one  of the two 12 ft. boats she carried, in the water and with Mr.  .  Brown   and  myself pulling with y  two pair of oars and the skipper  and engineer with    pike     poles  keeping   her   off  the   rocks,   we y  managed     eventually     to     get ;  around the point and into Grafton Bay or as it is  now called -  Cates Bay.  ���JU v'-_ -A*  *���!-, rl> �����_��  There were several piles there ;  for what purpose I don't know,  however thev were a godsend  to us as we were able to tie ;  jup to them. After we were tied  up Joe Crabtree started to see  what he could do with the engine. Now I know very little  about engines, and internal combustion engines were rather  rare in this neighborhood at that  time. I don't think Joe knew too  much about them either, as he  was essentially a steam engineer  As I mentioned before it was a  100 H.P. Wolverine. There was  a base on the engine which  opened aft. So Joe got the cover  off with the rest of us watching or trying to help along with  several passengers, no ladies  fortunately.  Joe got a candle, lit it and  knelt by the open base of the  engine with his face close to it  and put the candle inside the  base to try to see what didn't  make it tick.  * *     *  Then it happened, there was  a terrific explosion and a blast  of fire. It felt as if the whole  ship had blown up. When we  recovered from the shock, there  was Joe on the engine room  floor and what a mess he was,  his face, arms, hands were badly burnt.  We had nothing on board to  treat burns, so we got him up  to the cabin and smeared him in  engine oil, the only thing we had.  We then discussed what was  best to do, there were no means  of communication, that we knew  of anywhere near. We were not  sure if there was a telephone at *  Snug Cove which was about two-  and-one-half    miles    away    and  very few people living anywhere  on that part of Howe Sound, at  that time.X   .������X        x.y'-.      ..-  So we decided that^Brown and  I should take the 12 ft. boat and  start for Vancouver to gejt help,  about thirteen miles, leaving  Dave Scoular to look after Joe  and the ship.  '���'������,* '���,*    ..*'.  It was  about  6:30  p.m.  when  we   started   and   at   first   made ���  good   time,   but   as   we   got to- '  wards entrance Island    a    S.E. ;  wind came up and it started to  rain hard which slpwed us some.  Eventually we got  to  Point Atkinson   and   around   it.  By   this  time    there    was    considerable  water, in   the   boat   and   Brown  and I were both  soaked to the  hide,  so   we   pulled  into   Skunk  Cove where the     Pilot    Station  used to be but now abandoned.  There were floats there and we  pulled the   boat  up   on  one   of  them to empty the water out of  her,  after which we put her in  the water again     and    started  once more for Vancouver, luckily there was a flood tide in the  First Narrows which was a great  help. '..  . .  We arrived at Hind Slip at the  foot of Gore Ave., which was  operated by Jack and Bert Hinds  and was frequented by a number  of small individually owned and  operated tug boats, at midnight.  On the way in we had agreed  that Brown would see about getting an ambulance and I would  see about getting a tug to bring  the Christella in. When we got  ashore Brown started for home  to get out of his wet clothes. .  The first thing I did was go to  the office on the wharf. There  was no one there but the door '  was not locked so I went in and  telephoned my parents who liv^  ed on 8th Ave. West at that time.  After reporting in I told them  not to expect me for a few hours,  after which I started to look for  a tug. There were several at the  slip but all were in darkness except one, the Clara Young, a  small steam tug which was showing a light so I went on board.  The engineer was there and  he was a young French Canadian whose first name was Steve,  is all I can remember. I knew  him very well and explained to  him what had happened and  what I wanted. He knew Joe  Crabtree and was very willing  to help. But did not like the idea  of going without the consent of  Capt. Butler, who owned the tug  and was master of her. He did  not knew where to get him so  we went to the office and Steve  did soitip telenhoning but could  not find him. After some further  talking on my part Steve eventually agreed' to go with the  understanding that he would  run the engine and I would do  the rest. It took him about half-  an-hour to get up steam and  at about 2 a.m. we were ready  to leave..   Brown     showed    up.  about then.  We figured as close as we  could when we should get back  so he could have the ambulance  there. Steve and I got under  way shortly after 2 a.m. It took  us about two hours to get to the  Christella. Joe was suffering a  great deal of pain, but there  was not much we could do for  him. We hooked on to the Christella and started for town arriving at Hinds Slip about 7:30 a.m.  March 16, 1913, the ambulance  was there and we got Joe up  the slip to the wharf where the  ambulance was and away he  went to the hospital.  I got away for home about  8:30 a.m. and as my sister was  being confirmed that morning at  St. Mark's Anglican church at  the corner of 2nd Ave. and  Larch St., I had a bath and  shave and a change of clothes  and went with the family to the  confirmation. After lunch I  went to bed and stayed there  till next morning.  Joe Crabtree was in the hospital a long time. I saw him  after he came out, and he did  not look too .bad. The doctors had  done a good job on him. The  Christella was .taken to- Coal  Harbor. I jtiever saw her again  as I went away on another job  '������< soon after. I heard she had been  burnt how badly I don't know.  As far as I know she never went  back on the Howe Sound run.  So ends the story of the Christella and the commandeering, of  the Clara Young. I saw Capt.  Butler later and he was very  kind about the matter and did  not blame Steve or myself.  It is estimated: that public  spending on- education in Canada in the current year will total  tal $2,751 million, compared to  spending on national defence of  $1,554  million.  CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE  MON.,   THURS.,   SAT.  1678 Marine Drive���- Gibsons  Phone 886-9843  '������-������--���-----���-���������--������������������������������.���������(a._.a__Maaaaa,aa  ��������� ������*MI��MMDHr  N.  Richard McKibbin  WSBRAI.CE  PHONE  886-2062 GIBSONS, BC.  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Kruse  Gibsons Sunnycrest plaza Sechelt  886-2023 886-2726 885-2134  Pharmaceutical  Chemists and Druggists  _��� SWiS\SVMSWMVS\Wrt   ��i  '*������ V  :���>���&���������  Push the profit button  Telephones with pushbuttons on them are  one of today's biggest aids .to greater business efficiency (and, therefore, to greater  profits). They are as convenient as having  a miniature switchboard right at your finger  tips and can prove a particular boon to  expanding office operations.  With the compact six-button telephone, for  example, you can receive outside calls on  up to four separate lines, hold them and  have them transferred. With the 18-button  Call Director �� you can do all these things  several times over.  There is almost no limit to the versatility  of these "key systems", as we call them,  and they can be adapted for large or small  organizations alike. They also cost considerably less than many people imagine.  <��) Trade Mark Registered  Why not get the facts on how one or,more  "key.systems" could help your business run  more smoothly and economically. We'll  gladly give you an estimate on a system  tailored to your own special requirements  ��� naturally without any obligation. Call  our Marketing & Sales Department today,  or have your secretary send for our free  brochure.  RCTFl^  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPA,W  64GC4-PB  WORLDWIDE TELEPHONE CONNECTIONS ��� INTERNATIONAL TWX AND TELETYPE SERVICE ��� RADIOTELEPHONES  CLOSED CIRCUIT TV > INTERCOM AND PAGING SYSTEMS ��� ELECTROWRITERS ��� DATAPHONES * ANSWERING  AND ALARM UNITS ��� OVER 300 OTHER COMMUNICATION AIDS FOR MODERN HOMES AND BUSINESS -f  _&&.m_  Naturally!  It  Morgan's  Sechelt  for your  New  Morgan's  Mens Wear  SECHELT  Ph. 885-9330  By Syms  By  JACK DAVIS.   M.P.  Coast-Capilano Constituency  One of the first acts of the  Pearson administration was to  set up a National economic Council. This council, headed by Dr.  John Deutsch, has now handed  down its first report. Running  to more than 200 pages, it gives  us a glimpse of what things  might be like in Canada in 1970.  Much depends, however, on the  economic policies followed by  the Canadian Government in the  intervening years.  The nation's output, we are  told, could rise by as much as  50%. Unemployment would,  however, have to be kept down  to less than 3%. Also, there  would have to be a steady shift  away from our older, less efficient industries. Greater emphasis, in other words, would  have to be placed upon improvements in productivity, on research, and upon the fullest possible use of all our resources  including that of our Canadian  manpower itself.  Hundreds of thousands ; of  young people will be looking for  work. Another 1.5 million jobs .  will have to be found between  now and 1970. In other words,  new job openings will have to  occur at twice the average postwar rate. Even more impressive  is ~ttie fact that this increase in  employment will have to take  place in' thev face of automation  and the job trimming disciplines  of greater competition- at home  and abroad.  The National Economic Council set certain targets. It also  made certain recommendations  as to how they may be attained.  It saidj for instance, that:  1. Ottawa should negotiate  with its foreign trading partners  with a view to tearing down the  protective barriers which now  face. manufactured goods;     p  2. Companies, meanwhile, must  also remove in-bred barriers to  trade. Canadian subsidiaries of  foreign controlled firms, for example, must be prepared to compete with their parent organizations in other parts of the World;  3. Governments (and in this  the Council included the provinces should avoid large budget  surpluses. This it should do even  when the economy is operating  at or near capacity, as surpluses  tend to siphon off spending  power and limit the pace of economic growth;  4. While the Council did not  say so in so many words, it implied that the line could be held  with respect to taxes. For example, it estimated that a booming economy in 1970 could produce a $2 billion surplus without  changing present tax rates. With  some streamlining, one might  therefore anticipate that increased government services could be  provided without adding to the  present tax burden which corporations and individuals now  shoulder  in  this   country.  Stress, naturally enough, was  laid on the need for more long  term planning. A consistent expansion in Canada's: money supply was called for. .Credit, under these circumstances, would  be easier and interest ra^es  would tend to decline. .'<  As might be expected, education came in for its fair share  of attention. ". Priorities leading  to a heavier, expenditure on industrial research were also mentioned. But their precise form  remains to be spelled out. Presumably, these and other details  will be dealt with in subsequent  reports of the National Economic  Council. Each of which, government, business and labor, will  look to as a rough but well considered guide in the broad area  of Canada's economic affairs.  TNS  "What are you doing with "My wife and I just  all those bandages on your patched up our first quar-  head?" yx     x rel."        . "���-_    y_L-,  Ten Beniandments  Coast News,  Feb. 18, 1965.        3  CELEBRATION LISTED  Gibsons July 1 Celebration  rates a mention in the Calendar  of Events in Canada, first edition of 1965. It is issued by the  Canadian /Government Travel  Bureau  in  Ottawa  Hartle's Masonry  QUALITY    WORKMANSHIP  Custom built fireplaces, chimneys, block buildings, retaining walls, planters, patios,  slate work, sandstone, cut  granite.  Free Estimates & Design  Phone 886-2586  The latest British Columbia  Hotels association Newsletter  contains the following Ten De-  mandments which might prove  interesting to  some  people:  Don't lie��� it wastes my time  and yours.  Watch your work, not the  clock.     ..''������'���"'   ��� '���'  Give me more than I expect  and I'll pay you more than you  expect.  You owe so much to yourself  that you can't afford to owe  others.  Dishonesty is never . an accident ��� good men, like good women, can see temptation when  they meet it.  Mind your own business and in  time you'll have a business of  your own to manage.  Don't do anything here which  hurts your self-respect ��� the employee who is willing to steal for  me is capable of stealing from  me.  It's none of my business what  you do at night. But if dissipation affects what you do the next  day, and you do half as much as  I demand, you'll last half as long  as you hoped.  Don't tell me what I'd like to  hear, but what I ought to hear. I  don't want a valet to my vanity,  but I need one for my dollars.  Don't kick if I kick ��� if you're  worth while correcting, you're  worth while keeping. I don't  waste my time cutting specks  out of rotten apples.  ~ From an employee manual.  .  Hassans Store  Complete stock of  FISHING TACKLE  Commercial & Sports  HARDWARE ��� DRY GOODS  BAPCO PAINT  Interior & Marine  Ph. 883-2415  53 CALLS  50 CALLS  ive views  (By TONY GARGRAVE, M.L.A..  British Columbia is growing at  a fantastic rate. The announcement of new industrial expansion  at Powell River is part of the  picture. Obviously the provincial  government expects this growth  to continue. Last year our provincial population grew by 50,-  000 people. California faces a  growth of 600,000- people a year.  The whole Pacific Northwest is  expanding economically.  The 1965-6 provincial budget at  $447 million is the largest ever  for British Columbia. However,  a growing society cannot be projected merely, by developing  larger budgets without giving detailed and thoughtful consideration to two important aspects of  any particular budget.  First where do we    get    the  money? Secondly,    where    does  this tax revenue go, for as these ,  funds are directed so we will determine   the  course  of our   society. Either we move to a materialistic black-top jungle or toward a society wherein the keynote will be human development.  Increased   public  spending   lithe  fields   of   health,   education  and recreation will, insure better  health  for  all,   and will insure  proper facilities to educate our  students and train or retrain our  present work force. Expenditures  of this kind will assure us that  recreational needs, in their best  sense,  will  be  available to  fill  the  leisure  hours  that  are developing in the automatic age.  '    A study of the source of the  $447 million shows some startling   ���  facts. Of this sum we will collect  from   the ��� 5%   Sales  Tax alone  $122 million, but only $86 million  in direct tax returns from  natural resources such    as    land  sales,  timber, minerals and natural gas. The direct consumer  taxes on fuel, gasoline and liquor  raise  equally large amounts  of  revenue.  Certainly something must be  out of balance when our natural  resources produce such a small  proportion  of  our income  at a  time when the profits contained  in the annual financial reports  of the forest, mineral and pipe  line industries have hit all time  records.  The 1965-66 budget may be  large but policies adopted "' in  planning for both revenue income and expenditure are not in  balance with the possible income  and needed expenditures of this  province. -  MODERN BUILDING MOVERS  315 Levi St., New Westminster  We have used houses to move from the Vancouver area  to your property at an amazingly low cost  Phone 521-6628 or Residence 584-560S  Ask for ART YEREX  $545  Thins.. Feb. 18  8 p.m.  SHARP  SCHOOL HALL  GIBSONS  What keeps these people smiling?  r;r<rq  ��**!*��?_?, .     'L> _   r��, ,*_&a_feJi-.  Mr. R. J. Webb, construction worker, Victoria  Mr. W. J. Hannis, building contractor, Kamloops      Mr. R. M. Williamson, Businessman, Prince George  The comforts of electric heatings  v*tf:'  SAFARI FILM AVAILABLE  Land Of The Lion, a 29-minute,  color documentary of an African  Safari by two Canadians is now.  available to interested organizations for showing, free of charge.  The film, produced by Alan  Grays.on for Canadian Industries Limited, takes the viewer  on a big game hunt in Kenya  with Jean Roch Beaudoin, winner in the C-I-L Safari Contest  and his companion John Dunn,  both of Sherbrooke, Que.  ____.  Today over 6,000 B.C. families enjoy the comforts of modern electric heating - including  the happy looking people pictured here. These  families live in all types of houses, in all kinds  of climate, from Victoria to Prince George.  What keeps them smiling? The cleanliness of  electric heating. The comfort of room-by-room  temperature control. The quiet, carefree operation of the most modern automatic heating ^  available today. And this winter they've got  something extra to smile about. B.C. Hydro's  new all-electric rates have cut the cost of  electric heating as much as 20%. Shouldn't  you get the facts on electric heating? If you're  planning to build or modernize your home,  ask B.C. Hydro for a free heating survey.  Discover how little it costs to heat your home ,  electrically. Then you'll be smiling, too!  B.C. HYDRO  THE 5,000,000th  A gold painted GMC heavy  duty tilt cab drove off the General Motors of Canada assembly  line Feb. 1 to become the 5,000,-  000th vehicle built in Oshawa.  The eight-an;d-r��'half foot high  vehicle came down the line 57  years after the first McLaughlin-  Buick was built here.  4f=  R0B1LLIARD ELECTRIC  SECHELT, B.C. ��� Ph. 885-2131  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 886-9325  CREST ELECTRIC  GIBSONS, B.C. ��� Ph. 88G-932Q  SIM ELECTRIC LTD.  SECHELT, B.C. ��� Ph. 885-2062 4        Coast News, Feb. 18, 1965.  ROBERTS GREEK  (By MADGE NEWMAN)  Two hundred and eighty adults  in the Roberts Creek, area took  advantage of Operation Dooi--  slep, which is a, good average  for so scattered a district. The  response was due, to a great  degree, to the energy Mrs. Jen  Monrufet expended in recruiting  transportation for non-car owners, and for keeping her little  band of helpers busy on their  phones reminding people of the  date.  When the Players' Club meets  on Feb. 21 the scripts for their  spring production should be on  hand for distribution.  Murray MacKenzie came from  Prince George to spend a few  days with his family.  Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Dubberly,  of San Diego, are guests of their  niece, Mrs. Irene Mayne, for a  two weeks stay.  Mrs. A. M. Harper, a guest of  the R. Cummings for the past  two weeks, will return toy her  home on Gambier Island during  the week.  Mrs. Adelaide Bruce has arrived from Calgary to visit with  her sister, Mrs. J. M. McKay,  for the next ten days. Mr. Bruce  will call for her over the .'weekend on his way back from a  business trip to Oregon. P \  REV.   EUGENE  JOHNSON  is  holding a two-week Crusade at  the Pentecostal Tabernacle Feb.  16 - 28. He and his musically  talented wife, Lois, provide music on a wurlitzer electronic  piano and other instruments.  The services are held nightly  at 7 o'clock from Tuesday to  Friday, plus two meetings on  Sundays. All are cordially invit  ed. Lively choruses and dynamic  preaching with youth and prophetic emphases promise to  make an excellent series of services. ��� ...  Rev. Mr. Johnson, who speaks  Spanish, has travelled extensively in South America, and plans  on going soon to the West Indies  oh a missionary preaching mission.  Pender Hbr. News  Members of the Badminton  club enjoyed an American tournament recently. Winners were:  1st team, Bill Cameron and Marty Lowe; second ;team, Menry  Whittaker and Scdtty Cameron.  Booby prize winners, Isabel  Gooldrup and Bobby Mair.  The basketball ; teams of the  Pender -, Harbour Secondary  School conducted a bottle drive  on Saturday, Feb. 6. Funds are  needed for travelling expenses  for the teams. Results of the  drive were rewarding.  Tuesday, Feb. 9 was' basketball  night at the high school, with the  senior girls and boys playing the  Pender Harbour Pick-up's. The  school team won both games.  NOTICE  I have appointed Mr. Earl  Dawe, barrister and solicitor,  clerk of the Small Debts Court  effective Feb. 15, 1965.  Small debts Court actions will  be commenced before Mr. Dawe  at his office, Wilson Creek, B.C.  A. Due Johnston,  Small Debts Court Magistrate.  ! LEGAL  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  HYDRO  and POWER AUTHORITY  Tenders for Clearing  The Gibsons Substation  138 K.V. Loop  Right of Way  File  CQ 1395  SEALED    TENDERS     clearly  marked as above will be received up  to  12:00  Noon,  Tuesday,  March   2;   1965   for   clearing   of  right of way for the above listed  line.  1. This line lies between the Gibsons Substation and the Chee-  kye - Powell River transmission line near Gibsons Landing, B.C. and contains approximately 25 acres to be cleared  on an acreage basis.  2. A 10% Bid Bond or Certified  Cheque must accompany the  tender.  3. The successful contractor  must provide a 50% Performance Bond.  Tender forms and specifications may be obtained after Monday, February 15, 1965, at the  office of the Purchasing Department, 6th Floor, 970 Burrard  Street, Vancouver 1, B.C. Telephone MU 3-8711, Local 2579.  INVITATION TO TENDERS  South Pender Harbour  Waterworks District  Contract  No.  4,  Watermain  extensions  South Pender Harbour Waterworks District is inviting tenders  for the supply and installation  of watermains, etc. as follows:  1. Supply and installation of  approximately 4050 lineal feet of  6 inch and 4 inch asbestos cement pipe.  2. Supply and installation of  approximately 2500 lineal feet of  2 inch plastic pipe.  3. Supply and. installation of  valves,   fittings,   etc.  Further particulars may be  had by telephoning the undersigned and drawings and specifications may be examined by  appointment and purchased if required.  Tenders must be submitted by  noon, Feb.  26.  The Trustees reserve the right  to tender.  Signed, South Pender Harbour  Waterworks District,  E.   Stuart   Johnstone,   Trustee  and Secretary,  Madeira Park,  Phone 883-2386.  CHILDREN'S LIBRARY  TheWh.  If you are one of the lucky ones  reading Mary Poppins, hurry  back to the library as soon as  you're through ��� there is a waiting list.    ,  In this age of satellites and  rockets flying to Mars equipped  with TV cameras I suppose the  younger generation takes the  aeroplane very much for granted. A little over 60 years ago few  people believed that it would be  possible for man to fly and an  editor could write in'an eastern  newspaper: "A fellow named  Wright who lives out in Ohio  says he can fly. Mr. Wright is  wrong. If the Lord had intended  human beings to fly he^, would  have grown wings on us." Even  in the '20s when aircraft had  proved themselves in the First  World War those who understood  the commercial possibilities of  flight were few and far between.  At the time the Wright brothers were constructing their  plane in America a small boy in  Kiev, Russia, was intrigued by a  book in his father's library which  reproduced Leonardo daVinci's  sketches of a flying machine. The  boy's name was Igor Sikorsky.  He was the youngest son of a  doctor who was a pioneer in psychology and menial health. Young  Igor's dream was to build a plane  which would fly and as he grew  older the exciting achievements  cf the Wrights in America, Count  Zeppelin in Germany and French  pioneers added to his determination and enthusiasm.  His first efforts to build a helicopter failed and after a successful air driven sleigh he turned to the construction of an aeroplane.  Each plane was designed  man  to lift a bigger load, and fly higher and further than its predecessor, despite the many people who  were sure it was impossible. He  was only 22 years Old when he  flew 35 miles across country and  reached a height of 1,000 feet in  a plane he had built and learned  to fly himself.  By the end of World War I Igor  Sikorsky had made a name for  himself in Russia and was senior  designer in a growing aircraft  company but the revolution put  a stop to all that. He came to  America to start all over again  from the bottom, fighting the  post-war apathy and striving to  realise his long-time dream of  an aircraft which could rise vertically, fly forwards, backwards,  sideways, and hover ��� a helicopter.  "Sky Pioneer" by Robert Bart-  lett, the story of how Igor Sikorsky used his failures as stepping  stones to success makes exciting  reading which will appeal to  most boys and some girls of 10  years upwards. For boys who  take aviation -' seriouslyv or those  with just a passing interest the  Junior Library has several more  technical books on aircraft including "Aircraft for All' which  has excellent photographs and sil  ouhettes for aircraft recognition,  and "Modern Marvels of Flight"  with interesting chapters on engines, rockets, navigation and research.  The library is open on Tuesday  and Saturday afternoon from 2  to 4 p.m. and Friday from 7 to 9  p.m. It doesn't cost anything to  join the junior, section but you  will need your parents' consent  and signature.  HALFMOON BAY NOTES  (By  PEGGY  CONNOR)  On Thursday, Feb. 4 the Sunshine Coast Lions Club hosted 12  members from Powell River at  their meeting. The next meeting  will be held at the Winning Post,  Feb. 18.  At the annual meeting of the  Halfmoon Bay Hospital Auxiliary  on Feb. 10, the following, officers  were elected: President, Mrs.  Ruby Warne; vice president Mrs.  Brucie Charleton; secretary-treas  urer, Mrs. Lynne Jorgensen, and  social convenor, Mrs. Grace Rutherford. The handmade garden  table and two benches will be  drawn for in June, tickets are  50c or three for $1 and can be  obtained from any auxiliary mem  ber.  A successful Valentine party  was held Saturday, Feb. 13 at the  Welcome Beach Community Hall  with 25 present for bingo, shuf-  fleboard and darts. A shuffle-  board tournament was planned  with eight teams entered.  Visitors to the Jack Morgans  were Mrs. Morgan's sislter and  her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Robinson from Edmonds,  Washington.  Mrs. Pat Murphy travelled to  Vancouver to meet husband Pat,  who is home for a month's leave  from the DEW line. Mr. Murphy  left the north at 45 degrees below with a 25 knot wind blowing  making it even colder, and arrived in Winnipeg to 30 degrees  above, a change of 95 degrees in  a few hours.  A Centennial meeting for Halfmoon Bay will be held Thursday,  Feb. 18 at Rutherford's at 8 p.m.  All interested residents are urged to attend.  Mrs.  Jim  Cooper is in  North  Vancouver    looking    after    her  granddaughter    while    daughter  Mrs.  Pat O'Neal is  on  a  short  trip to Hong Kong acting as es  cort to a small person. .  A happy time was had at the  Bob Cunninghams' on Friday,  Feb. 12 when son Rusty celebrated his seventh birthday with a  party of 15 of his friends. Lucky-  prize winners "for pinning the tail  on the donkey were Sharon Doyle  and Kit Moffat. [  Former residents of Halfmoon  Bay,. Lloyd and Pat Cameron,  now living on Hornby Island, had  the first New Years baby born  in the Comox-Courtenay area, a  daughter named Lila Marie.  Charles and Many Tinkley are  thoroughly enjoying themselves  at Orlando, Florida. They went  through the citrus groves where  picking is in full swing and then  through the processing plant.  Temperatures are in the high 70s.  A family service will be held  in the Church of His Presence at  3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21.  10 M.V. CASES  In Magistrate Andrew Johnston's court Saturday 10 motor  vehicle cases were arraigned by  Gibsons RCMP, found guilty and  fined a total of $150, with fines  ranging from $5 to $25.  AN   OLD  KEY?  Our lost key detectors Ronnie  Abrams and Craig No'rris report  discovering a key by an old  house on School Road and have  bought it in to the Coast News.  It is a Well-worn white metal key  without identifiable markings on  it.  Iphinstone  Echoes  (By DAVID GOODING)  MARDI GRAS PLANNED  Plans for the annual fund raising project of the year, a Mardi  Gras, are well underway. The  event will take place in Gibsons  School Hall on April 3, from 12:30  ��� p.m. until 7:30 p.m., and will be  followed by a dance running from  8 p/m. until 12:30 p.m.  A raffle ticket sale for the Mardi Gras draw was held in Gibsons last Friday and realized over  $50 Tickets are being sold by  students at 3 for 25c and are for  five prizes which have been donated by local merchants.  BASKETBALL  On Friday, Feb. 5, Elphinstone  gym was the scene of basketball  action with Squamish. All three  Elphinstone teams won by considerable margins. Last Saturday  Elphinstone teams, -accompanied  by enthusiastic supporters, travelled to. Squamish. Although our  girls were defeated 26-19 by Squamish, the "junior and senior boys  teams won by scores of 55-29 and  32-15 respectively. The senior  boys then travelled on to Pemberton, where they were defeated by a score of 35-30.  Cameron heads club  On the weekend of Feb. 5, Fern  Watson and Barry Quarry attended a two day high school Youth  Conference at UBC, sponsored  by the Alma Mater Society. Delegates were given a tour of parts  of the campus, and also discussed the qualifications and requirements' for entry into the  various faculties they had been  introduced to. The idea of the  conference was to familiarize  more students with the. university.  SPRING THOUGHTS  Elphinstone Secondary School's  bulletins on the clothes problem  continue and the latest reads:  "Clothes still seem to be in  style around Elphie ��� and to a  great extent ��� made of cloth.  Boucles, jerseys and cotton  jumpers, suits and skirts are  way out in front on the clothes  hanger hit parade.  '.'Boys are wearing pants,  shirts and some really nice fluffy  sweaters.  "Shoes haven't changed much  since two weeks ago, but a few  girls are starting to think ahead  to the spring styles."  The annual general meeting of  the Pender Harbour Community  club was held Friday, Feb. 12 in  the Community hall, with an attendance of 24 members. President A. Walker called the meeting to order.  Business from the last general  meeting that the executive make  any change :necessary in the existing bylaws was first on the  agenda. Recommendations from  the executive that the president  not be allowed .o remain in office longer, than two consecutive  years and must be a resident of  the Harbour area for three years,  was rejected by the meeting. A  motion was passed for one third  of the directors to each serve  one, two and three year terms to  avoid a complete change of directors at any one time. A recommendation was passed to  raise membership fee after December 1965 to $2 for senior dues,  $1 for junior dues;  anyone over  Mrs. R. Beacon  is re-elected  The L.A. welcomed Mr. Ron  Haig, second vice-president of  provincial command, who attended the meeting by invitation, for  the purpose of installing the hew  executive.  The installed officers were:  Mrs: R. Beacon, president;- Mrs.  G. Clarke and Mrs. K. McKay,  vice-presidents; Mrs. P. Sehin-  del, secretary; Mrs. L. Morrison  treasurer; Mrs. V. Wilson, sgt.-  at-arms.  The year "1964 was quite an active one for the members and  much was accomplished. Several  donations were given to various  organizations, the major donation going to St. Mary's Hospital  for the furnishing of a single  room, all made possible by holding rummage sales, bazaars, teas  and catering services, a lot of  gratitude going to the people of  Gibsons who attended these functions.  The Ladies Auxiliary to the  Royal Canadian Legion, branch  109, Gibsons, held its general  meeting ^eb. 4, Mrs. Ruth Beacon presiding.  the age of 70 is to receive a free  membership card.  The president gave a report on  the year's activities and money  raising events sponsored by the  executive. The hall had been  used 186 times in 1964. Rentals  numbered 72; Community Club  sponsored 70; balance of 44 being nominal or free of charge.  Appreciation was expressed to  the boys who voluntarily gave  their time as projectionists for  the weekly show; also to Mrs.  Edith Mills for organizing the  teen dances.  The financial statement showed a total income of $3,046.21, but  after depreciation a loss of $449.-  38; profit before depreciation,  $1,666.86. The two loans have  been reduced from $2,868.43 on  Dec. 31, 1963 to $1,655.44, Dec.  31,. 1964. PyP.y-p.0y..  A vote of thanks was moved  for Mr. G. Liddle in preparing  the statement. .  A letter from the Pender Harbour Fire Department indicating  interest in purchasing the property on which the-; Fire Hall is  located, aipprostiihatelyV 7,500 sq.  ft. was taibledi for'the nejtt general meeting arid the executive is  together   necessary  Information.  Disposal ;of funds realized from  sale of property to the School  Board was discussed quite thoroughly. A decision was made  to pay off existing debts, $4,000  is to be put in a reserve fund and  the executive is to, have power  to use $500 of said fund for requirements needed to improve the  hall facilities at any time.  Election of officers for 1965 resulted as follows: President, Bill  Cameron; .vice-president, Ray  Phillips; secretary, L. Kilborn;  treasurer, D. Anderson; directors, A. Walker, H. Edwardson,  A. Edwardson, Elna Warnock; B.  Iverson; Doris Edwardson, Lief ,  Iverson, and Edith Mills.  The new executive will have  their first meeting on Tuesday,  Feb. 23.  WORLD DAY OF  PRAYER  World Day of Prayer, an institution conducted by women of  the area will take place on Friday, March 5 at 2 p.m. in the  Pentecostal church, at Martin  Rd. and Sunshine Coast Highway. Women from all churches  in the area are invited to take  part in this service which will  be conducted by women only.  CHRISTMAS SEAL DRIVE  The Christmas Seal drive is  about $81 short of its previous  year's total and Mrs. John Wood  who was campaign manager for  the drive is hoping that there  will be further response. There  were some 2,500 envelopes sent  out but slightly more than" 900  were returned with donations totalling $1,700.  T  We will have some  this summer.  u  Are you prepared  with printing re-  9 y-  i  s  T  S  If not . ...  phone 886-2622  COAST NEWS  Our plant is ready  to serve you.  FREE!   FREE!  There is a gateleg table, chairs  and a couch with other odds and  ends going free. You pick them  up and take them home. Phone  886-2685 for further details. Coast/News> Feb. 11,  1965.  COMING   .EVENTS  .April 27, yS-tx John's 0 United  Cnurch,    Wilson " cretsii,    Spring  "Tea-:!;x'.. . :0':yy. .'��� :'..:"��� '-  JVIay 8, Sat., Catholic Wohien's  League Annual ivi6_ner s Day  Bazaar,  Gibsons.  CARD OF  THANKS  Thank you for the flowers, gifts  and many cards I received during my recent illness, and a special thank you to Miss Carrie  Gallier. Harvey P. Hubbs  I would like to thank my .neighbors,' friends, businessmen and  doctors of the community for  their kind, and courteous, help  before and after the death of my  late husband, Mr. Fred Schul-  stad. On behalf of Fred's family  and from myself I thank you sincerely. - Charlotte: Schulstad.  "I.wish to express: my heartfelt  thanks to myyrelatives ���and organizations ��� from Gibsons and Sechelt for their: kindness, cards  and flowers ' during my recent  stay in hospital. A special thanks  to the staff of St. Mary's Hospital, Drs. Paetkau, Swan and Shallard, Rev. Kelly .and .Fergusson.  y/!H 'OP-'���'',.Marie Clarke.  DEATHS     y  ANNOUNCEMENTS  Do you have' sewing  machine 'troubles? '  Call your repairman  s at 886-2434^  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE   Bridal shower       Cburcb Services  Bricklayer becomes automated.  My diesel tractor loader % yard,  is available to the public, with  driver, for moving snow, dirt,  logs,  etc.  A.  Simpkins,  885-2132.  C. ROY GREGGS  Sand, Gravel, Fill;   ���  Septic Tanks, Drain Fields  Backhoe  and  Loader  Bulldozing '  Seehelt ��� Ph. 885-9712  STAINTON ��� Passed away Feb.  14, 1965, George Frederick Stain-  ton, M.E.,; of. Egmont,.���B.C.-, formerly of Vancouver. Survived by  1 son, Stanley,. ^Vancouver, ,1  daughter, rBeatrice, Seattle; 1  toother Charles; Trail, 6 grandchildren, .13 great-grandchildren.  Purieral service was held Tues.,  Feb. 16 at 11 a.m: from the Family Chapel of the Harvey Funeral  Home, Gibsons, B.C. Rev. H. Kelly officiated. Cremation  IN MEMpRIAM-y  JOHNSON ��� In loving memory  of Harris Johnson who passed  away February  19,  1964.  " He isygone, but not forgotten.  Ever remembered by his loving  wife Olga and family.     '  HELP WANTED  _l_ ; : .. ���; ; -_-������ ��� "  Salal pickers.>������ Apply Pete and  Mike's Evergreens, 1529 Gower  Point! Rd., next to Periinsula  Cleaners,  Gibsons.'  FLORISTS       ���'-.   ^���H.;.'^       ;  Wreaths and sprays. Lissi-Land  Florists. Phone 886-9345, Hopkins  Landing. .  Flowers for all occasions  Eldred's   Flower   Shop,   Sechelt.  Phone 885-4455  WORK WANTED  Lots . cleared, any size, anywhere, of timber arid underbrush. FREE. For particulars  phorie 886-2954.  Need trees topped or taken out?  Or perhaps it's some little odd  job that needs doing. If so, just  phone us at 885-9671 or 886-2954.  No job is too small.  Dressmaking and Alterations  Muryl  Roth,   Phone   886-9532  ROY'S LAND  SERVICE  Fields - Lawns - Gardens  ROY  BOLDERSON  Box  435  -   Sechelt  885-9530  Please phone evenings only  Redrooffs Water Service  Plumbing, building septic tanks.  James Alex Stewart  Phone 885-9545  Plain    sewing    and   alterations.  Phone 886-2280. Ask for Dayle.  CARS.  TRUCKS   FOR  SALE  1952 Hillman . Minx, reconditioned motor, $75. Phone 886-2893.  1963 NSU Prinz. Economize with  40 miles per gal or $2 per week.  This cute little baby car is blue,  in good condition, and perfect for  those who are willing to sacrifice room for economy, example,  students, wives etc. Low mileage  of 16,500 makes this $1,500 car  most attractive at $750. Phone  885-2247 after 5 p.m.  Good: transportation for a song.  '51 Pontiac, clean, good tires.  Phone 883-2418.  1956 Ford Sedan delivery, side  windows, V8 standard. Phone  886-9606. :    .  1950 Ford 1 ton flat deck, new  8 ply truck tires, battery, stake  sides, overload springs, signals,  etc. Ideal for wood hauling or  general purpose. Excellent running order. $395. Phone- 886-9800.  BOATS FOR SALE  11 ft. fibreglass speed boat, $350;  18 hp. Johnson outboard, $200.  Phone 886^2459.   REST  HOME        Ideal home care and good food  for  aged   or  convalescent.  T.V.  Phone 886-2096.         PETS   Pekinese puppies. Phone 886-9890  Parts & Repairs to all  water pumps      y  RAY   NEWMAN   PLUMBING  Davis Bay Road  Wilson   Creek���Ph.   885-2116  Your Beatty Agent  Alcoholics Anonymous, Post office ��� Box 294, Sechelt. Information, phone 886-9372.  Tree falling, topping or removing  lower liihbs fpr view. Insured  work from" Port Mellon to Pender Harbour. Phone 886-9946.  Maryen Yolen.  PEDICURIST-' '  :"  ... .Ivlrs. F. E. Campbell  Selma Park, on "bus stop  ���-:P. 885-9778      XX  Evenings by appointment  WAWRffAllSiJW  MARINE MEN'S WEAR  y  Ph; 886-2116, Gibsons  ..NELSON'S .  LAUNDRY & DRY CLEANING  FURXSTORAGE  Phone Sechelt 885-9627  or in Roberts Creek,  Gibsons  and Port Mellon Zenith 7020  WATER SURVEY SERVICES  Full, insurance  coverage  on  ail ���  blasting operations. We have had  wide experierice in this area. Try  us ��� we provide estimates. Ph.  885-9510, Mason Rd., Sechelt.  Used furniture, or what have  you? Al's Used Furniture, Gibsons. Phone 886-9950.  CUNNINGHAM'S  AMBULANCE SERVICE  Emergency  and non-Emergency calls  Special rates for O.A.P.  Qualified Personnel  24 HOUR SERVICE  Phone 885-9927  MISC. FOR SALE  Good used washing machine and  2 brand new laundry tubs, $30.  Phone 886-2685.  1 Beatty electric pressure pump.  $85. Phone 883-2396.  Complete bed, $30; couch complete' $15. Phone 886-9661.  Canning fowl 30c each. Swabey,  Henry Road, Gibsons. 886-9657.  Table top propane range, $100.  Phone 886-2762.  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Ph.  885-9713.  Sechelt.  52 ft. x 10 ft. Rollohome trailer  located in Gibsons. Some terms.  Phorie 886-9857.      '  For guaranteed watch and jewelry repairs, see Chris's Jewelers,  Sechelt. Work done on the premises.  WANTED . ���'���xx--   ���       . '-;   ���'  WILL BUY STANDING FIR,  HEMLOCK     AND     CEDAR.  PHONE 886-2459:  Rockgas cooking range with  tanks and valves. Phone 886-9615.  Baby stroller, must be in good  condition. Phone 885-9771.-  WHEN YOU HELP  YOUR HEART FUND  You speed  development  of surgery  to correct  defects Of  the heart  and its vessels,, and off er renewed  hope for thousands of men,  women and children. For  ��� more progress....  GIVE^flGHT  HEART  DISEASE  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE REAL SALESMEN  -; X:x:yy GIBSONSy yy'  Modern 3 bedroom ��� basement  home in Bay area. Living room  has fireplace and picture windows. Compact cabinet kitchen.  Pembroke bath, auto-oil heating;  laundry tubs, heavy wiring. Full  price $12,800, terms.  Waterfront Lot ��� Fully serviced and commanding a picturesque: panoramic view from sunrise  to   sunset.  Full  price  $4,300. on  terms.  WILSON CREEK  20 Acres ��� with 2 bedroom  home arid year-round creek.  Some clearing with garden and  fruit trees. This level, nicely  treed property offered at only  $9,500 terms.  DAVIS BAY  View Lots ��� Fully serviced  view lots close to wharf and safe  beach. Priced from $1,200, terms.  .".'.' -'      '-;:- ��������� o ��� ��� .-��_���  WELCOME BEACH  Waterfront Lot ��� with 75 ft.  ;.'���������������       >��� - .    .'���''������       .-'  .  frontage on firie pebble beach.  Property slopes gently from  road to beach and: has magnificent westerly-view. Full price  $4,250.  MADEIRA   PARK  1 acre ��� with 200 ft; deep water moorage in sheltered bay including safe beach. Ideal for fishing and summer camp with excellent commercial potential.  Full price $6,500 easy terms.  PENDER HARBOUR  Waterfront ��� 20 acres with  800 ft. choice waterfrontage, se-  ' eluded bay and one bedroom cabin'. Easy access from - highway,  abundant water available. Full  price $16,900, excellent termsX  Call Frank Lewis or Morton  Mackay at Gibsons office, 886-  9900 (24 hrs.)  FINLAY REALTY lid.  GIBSONS     and     BURQUITLAM  HOPKINS ��� Modern family  home in fine residential area. 3  lovely bedrooms,: the large view  living room has Roman tile fireplace and. wood panelled walls,,  pw/w carpet in L-room, - during  room, hall and master bedroom,  the "U' shaped Arborite kitchen  has snack bar. and other essentials to modern living. . A/ioil furnace in full concrete base, plumb  in for second bath. Possession on  $5000 down.  Large view ��� lot with garage,  fruit trees, paid water connection, excellent building site. Only  $350' down.'       '��� {  " ���  GIBSONS, Tremendous value in  this modern all electric 2 bedroom home with convenient kitchen, dining and living room designed for easy living. Distinctive interior finish. Level and  only 2 blocks to P.O. and shopping. $8500 full price for limited  time only.  WEST SECHELT���Lovely new  WF home, modern in all respects  Large view living room has  WW carpet, Roman Tile fireplace, with delightful 10 mirror  above, dining area, good sized  kitchen 'has Arborite bar and  cabinets. Wired for everything.  2 good sized bedrooms. Ultra  modern bath with WW carpet.  All living area overlooks sea. A/  oil furnace, rully insulated, Car  port with work shop in one end.  The lovely .patio is well illuminated withypatio lights adding to  the charm of this attractive home  situated on large, beach, level  lot. Circular gravel drive is another desirable feature. We invite  inquiries about the LOW price  and excellent terms.  FOR THE CHOICE  PROPERTIES CONTACT  K. BUTLER REALTY & Insurance  Box 23, Gibsons B.C.  ..Phone 886-2000  Modem 2 b.r. home,  close in  $8,500.   ���  3 b.r. split level. Oil Furnace.  Terms.   .. ,  View lot,  $2,500.  EWART McMYNN  Real Estate & Insurance  Phones-        . gSR-2166  Evenings 886-2500  or 886-2496  f 02 bedroom house on good view  ���'���lot. $6,000 terms..  :   3 acres good land and 3 room  :;-W jUbT" sEuriELT  i cottage with bath. $4500.  .; Good view lot and building-site  .$1650 terms.  2 bedroom house  on 3 acres,  Wilson Creek. $9500 terms.  WEST PORPOISE  BAY '  3 bedrm house on 5 acres, $12,-  600, with $4000 down.  SECRET COVE  34 acres and cabin. Good moorage. Bargain $21,000.  ROBERTS   CREEK  ��� Waterfront property, with 2  houses rented and small cottage.  ^Bargain at $14,000 terms.  For air kinds of insurance including Life, see E. SURTEES at  AGGETT AGENCIES Lid.  Sechelt, B.C.  Phorie 885-2065, 885-9303.  A surprise shower of miscellaneous gifts fell upon Miss Jean  Gibb at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. Jv Eldred. yAttrkct|ve decorations included a .white;, .umbrella and wedding bells. Guests  included the bride-elect's mother, Mrs. J. W. Gibb, and sister  Elaine, Mrs. M. Wigard, Miss  Susan Wigard, Mrs. BV Baba,  Mrs. W. H. Baker, Mirs. P.  Christmas, Mrs. H. Brosseau,  Miss Jean Scott and Mrs. L.  Gibson. Miss Gibb is a 1964  graduate of Vancouver General  Hospital.  RESORT SITE, APP. 400'  3 waterfront lots. Large modern ,3 bedrm. home. Good access  to floats and wharf. Guest cottage, Work shop, Foreshore lease  Year round moorage. Real value  at $27,000 F.P.  14 ACRES, WEST SECHELT  Large olderhome. Good water,  plbg, New machine shed, out  buildings, garden and fruit. Only  $7500 terms. x ���  1.2 ACRES, WATERFRONT  West Sechelt, Auto court or  coirimerciaL 160' on bea'c'h. Ideal  for subdiv. Priced to sell.  100. x 250 BUILDING SITE  West Sechelt. Water and power.  $2200 f.p., $500 dn..  .40 ACRES  FOR  $6600  On S.C. Highway. Treed, Ideal  investment.  80' WATERFRONT W. SECHELT  App. 1 acre. Asking $4400,  terms.  SECHELT,   3 BEDRM  Modern full bsmt home. Wall  to wall carpet, a/oil heat, landscaped. $14,000 terms.  FOR BUS. OPPORTUNITIES  Sechelt and area. We have several ideal for partners br semi-  retired.  Call J.  Anderson,  885-9565  B.  Kent,   885-4461.  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  Phone 885-2161  Box 155,  Sechelt, B.C.  s,w.A complete listing of Peninsula  properties. Residential ��� Com-  ���mercial��� Acreage ��� Waterfront ��� Business opportunities.  Mortgage money available.  CHARLES ENGLISH Ltd.  Real Estate���Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS,   B.C. PH.  886-248V  Eves. - C. R. Gathercole, 886-2785  Corner/Aview lot, Selma Park, 116  x 200. Phone 885-2087.  TWO   NEW   SUBDIVISIONS  WATERFRONT LOTS  EARL'S COVE SUBDIVISION  Adjacent to Earl's Cove Ferry  terminal on Sunshine Coast  Highway. Beautiful view of  Jervis Inlet.  LARGE VIEW LOTS  Madeira   Park   Sub-division  overlooking Pender Harbour  and Gulf  10% down. Easy terms on balance.  Discount for  cash.  For sale by owner and  developer  0. SLADEY  MADEIRA PARK, B.C.  Phone 883-2233  PROPERTY   WANTED  WATERFRONT LISTINGS  WANTED  We have many clients wanting lots and waterfront homes  in the Roberts Creek, Davis  Bay, West Sechelt and Halfmoon Bay areas.  We specialize in waterfront  properties.  For action on your property  cali or write N. Paterson,  CAPILANO HIGHLANDS Ltd.  803 Davie St.,  Vancouver  Ph.   682,3764,   Eves   988-0512  H. B. GORDON & KENNETT Ltd.  Real Estate & insurance  Gibsons Secho*  886-2191 , 885-2013  (R. F. Kennett ������ Notary Public)  Lovely view, 3 bedroom home,  full basement, $2800 down payment. 1", mile from Gibsons. Private sale. Phone 886-2477.  FOR   RENT  STORE  FOR  RENT  In the best location in Gibsons.  500 sq. ft. $60. Phone 886-2559.  Wrong prize  There was a small attendance  at the Roberts Creek Hospital  Auxiliary meeting On the 8th.  In the absence of the President,  Mrs. L. Flumerfelt, Mrs. A.  Swanson presided.  In response to a report by  Mrs. R. McSavaney, the members voted to cater for a luncheon on Saturday, Feb. 20, when  Roberts Creeks hosts the area  Recreation Commission convention.  There was some amusement  when the evening's ten cent raffle prize, a large jar of whipping cream, was won by a member who was just embarking on  a reducing" diet.  FOR RENT (Confd)  3 furnished rooms on waterfront.  $45 a month. Phone 886-2863 or  886-2718.  BUILDING MATERIALS  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt. Phone 885-2283  Everything for your  building needs  JOHN DEKLEER  BUILDING ��� CONTRACTING  Wilson Creek, B.C.  Phone 885-2050  FUELS  ALDER, MAPLE, 2nd growth  FIR, cut to desired length:  Delivered anywhere on  Peninsulayly  Maple and Alderji$ll.  2nd-growth Fir, $12  Old growth fir, $14  51 per cord for orders under,  12";   $1  extra   for  orders   in  upper   Pender   Harbour   and  ���yy     -Egmont   -.--;.  Ph. anytime, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.  885-9671 or 886-2954  COAL & WOOD  Alder $10  Maple $12  Fir $12 delivered  Bone dry old growth fir $14  DRUMHELLER HARD COAL  $32 ton, $17,V_ ton, $2 per bag  TOTEM LOGS ��� $1 per box  R. N. HASTINGS���North Rd.  Gibsons  We deliver anywhere on the  Peninsula.   For  prices   phone  886-9902  DO YOU NEED COAL? We\sell  Majestic Lump, $25 ton; Majestic Egg, $25 ton; Drumheller  Lump, $29 ton; Drumheller Egg  $28 ton; Heat Glow Briquettes  $35 ton. Pratt Road Auto .Wreckers,  Phone 886-9535.  ^ANGLICAN  St. .Bartholomew's,  Gibsons  11 a.m., Church School  11:15 a;rii., Holy Communion  5 p.m. Evensong  Port Mellon  9:15 a.m., Scouts, Guides,  Annual Parade Service  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  3 p.m., Scouts, Guides,  Annual Parade Service  St.  Hilda's,   Sechelt  7:30 p.m., Evening Prayer  St. Mary's, Pender Harbour  11 a.m., Holy Communion  Church of His Presence  3 p.m.,jE!vening  Prayer  UNITED  Gibsons  11 a.m., Sunday School  11 aim., Nursery  11 a.m., Divine Service  Roberts  Creek  2 p.m., Divine Service  Worship led by Miss H.  Campbell,   deaconess;   every   second  Sunday of each month.  Wilson Creek  11:15 a.m., Divine Worship  Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.  Worship  led  by  Rev.'  W.  M.  Cameron at 3:30 p.m. every second Sunday of each month.  BAPTIST  Bethel Baptist,  Sechelt  11:15 a.m.. Worship Service  7:30 p.m., Wed., Prayer  Calvary  Baptist,  Gibsons  7:30 p.m., Evening Service  Prayer Meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thurs  . .. .     -���. _-'���'     ���       - -    ' .   ���' ���  - .    ��  '   ^kvlNCENH :  Holy Family, Sechelt, 9 a.m.  Most Pure Heart of Mary,  Gibsons, 11 a.m.  CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS  Church Services ��� ...  arid Sunday School  each Sunday at 11 a.m.  Roberts  Creek United Church  Radio Program: The Bible  Speaks to You, over CJOR, 60C,  9:00 p.m. every Sunday  PENTECOSTAL  Gibsons  9:45 a.m., Sunday School  11 a.m., Devotional  7:30   p.m.,  Evangelistic   Service  Tues.    3:30   p.m.,   Children's  '. Groups  Tues.,.7:30 p.m., Bible Study  /Fri., 7:30 p.m., Young People  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  11 a.m., Morning Worship .  7:30 p.m.,  Evangelistic   Service  10 a.m.. Sunday School  Tuesday, 7 p.m.     Bible School  Friday. 7:30 p.m., 'Rally  .     yy."-   \ ."-  SUNSHINE COAST GOSPEL Church  (undenominational)  Sunday School 10 a.m.  Worship Service     11:15 a.m.  In  Selma Park Community Hall  Pastor S. Cassells  JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES  Bible Studies. Tues., 8 p.m.  Ministry  School,  Fri.,  7:30  p.m.  Service Meeting, Fri., 8:30 p.m.  Public Talk, Sun., 3 p.m.  Watchtower Study, Sun., 4 p.m.  Kingdom Hall at  Selma   Park  -Most popular of Canada's 18  national p^rks ��� and the oldest,  established 1885 ��� is Banff,  Alta., with more than 1.5 million sightseers and campers a  year.  NAPOLEON ��� By McBride  3 roon unfurnished cottage.  886-9661.  Ph. W  Furnished cabin. Apply Rit's Motel, Gibsons so carry rabies  B   ���  ��__ XfiMVUk WkA^l^li-  901���SINGING VEGETABLES in a happy harmony of colors brighten  a kitchen. Embroider on towels, cloth, aprons. Fun for a child to do.  Transfer of six 6 x 7-inch motifs.     ���  651���PUFF-STITCH AFGHAN ��� crochet triangles, then join to form  hexagons. Grand way to use up odds 'n' ends of knitting worsted.  Crochet directions for afghan.  939���BABY'S HISTORY plus colorful rose, buds and leaves add a  decorative touch to the nursery. Simple stitchery. Transfer 12 x 16  inches; color chart; names; directions.  Thirty-five cents (coins) for each pattern (no stamps, please) to  Laura Wheeler, care of Coast News, Needlecraft Dept., 60 Front St.  West, Toronto, Ontario. Print plainly NAME, ADDRESS, PATTERN  NUMBER.  NEW FOR 1965! 200 designs ��� more fashions to knit, crochet than  ever! Plus 3 FREE patterns, embroidery, dolls' clothes. Send 25c  for new Needlecraft Catalog.  VALUE! 16 COMPLETE QUILT PATTERNS in deluxe Colonial  Quilt Book. For beginners, experts. Send 60c!  Centennial Youth travel plan  The Canadian Centennial Youth  Travel Program will go into full  operation this year and almost  every B.C. high school is expected to take part by 1967.  Last year 48 students from this  province travelled to Ontario  and Quebec in exchange visits in  a pilot project and 24 Quebec  students came here. This year  some 240 youngsters are expected to travel to and from B.C. in  the Know-Canada program.  Under the plan all travel costs  are met by the federal government, with the provincial participating, and the students are billeted with families in the centres which they visit.  John Hind-Smith  REFRIGERATION  PORT MELLON  TO  PENDER HARBOUR  Phone 886-2231  from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Res. 886-9949  Students will travel by rail in  car lots of 24 under supervision  of two adults. By 1967 it is expected all regions of the province will have acted as hosts  to students from the east and  will have sent some young representatives to other areas.  All travelling will be done during July and August. In most  cases students will spend a week  travelling and a week with their  host community.  Full details are still to be announced but it is anticipated that  almost every high school will be  able to send at least one student abroad in the program. District superintendents and school  principals will take part in  selecting   students  DESIGNED TO HELP  Mr. Andrew Saxton, president  of the B.C. Heart Foundation,  announces a vital new project to  be undertaken by the foundation  right away. The sum of $12,000  has been set aside for this project. This is a cardiac work  evaluation unit which is designed to help speed the return to  work of heart attack vicitims  who have encountered a problem  in   rehabilitating   themselves.  WE CAN SUPPLY  YOU WITH...  COUNTER BOOKS  RUBBER STAMPS  FILE FOLDERS  ADDING MACHINE ROLLS  RECEIPT BOOKS  ADMISSION TICKETS  COAST NEWS  Gibsons  Ph. 886-2622  Rabies knows no frontiers; it  occurs from the Arctic to the  tropics, striking animals in- the  most diverse habitats ������.���from the  Alaskan fox to the Kenyan jackal.     "..   ' /';" '���:..<'  /  One of the most recent victims  of the disease in Canada is the  big brown bat (E. fuscus) say  researchers Dr. Michel Beauregard and R. C. Stewart, of the  federal Animal Disease Research Institute at Hull, Que.  Two incidents, similar, in nature but four years arid hundreds  of miles aoart, drew the attention of veterinarians to the latest threat.  The first occurred in British  Columbia in 1957 when a child  was bitten by a brown'bat. The  bat was captured afterwards  and laboratory tests showed that  it was infected with rabies virus.  The second occurred in 1961 in  Ontario and again involved a  child being bitten by a bat. Tests  showed that it was infected, thus .  confirming the presence of rabies iri bats in Eastern Canada.  The findings resulted in all  bats becoming suspect. From  August 1961, to August .1963, 72  bats from 24 Ontario counties  were tested at the Institute's rabies laboratory. Five ��� from  fairly Widely separated counties  ��� were found to be infected.  How the insect-eating brown ���'..  bat of Canada picked up the  disease is not yet fully understood, according to the researchers. Unlike other species which  congregate in caverns and simi-  lar places, it leads a rather  solitary life, preferring the seclusion of an attic. Nor is there  any apparent connection between  . rabies   in   the   larger   fauna   of  Canada   and   the  occurrence   of  the disease in bats.  A likely answer, they believe,  lies in the fact that a few, big  brown bats migrate for the winter to the southern United States,  where they may come in contact  Joe Beaver Quiz  Revised and up-dated by the  Canadian Forestry Association  of B.C., Joe Beaver's Forestry  Quiz, first published by the  C'.-F.A. in 1950, has been reissued this year in response to  demands from librarians, school  teachers, students, youth counsellors and forest industry executives.  The Quiz poses and answers  138 questions covering forestry  and related subjects. A cross-  reference index puts these at  the reader's fingertips.  As the publication points out,  recent years have,' seen great  changes in public attitudes, toward the forest and its multiple  values, all of which must be in-  tellingently developed if we are  to reap our ultimate reward  from this self-perpetuating resource.  The pages of Joe Beaver's  Quiz Book are enlivened with  drawings from the pen of Ed  Nofziger, popular American cartoonist, who has donated these  whimsical characters to the  Canadian people and the Ujiited ���  States of America as a contribution to the cause of conservation.  with other insectivorous bats  " carrying the   disease.  Rabid bats are much more  common in the United States  than in this country.  Since 1953, when the rabies  virus was found for the first  time in bats, more than 600  cases in 42 states have been discovered. The infected bats belonged to 25 of the 36 insectivorous species known to exist in the  U.S.-   ;..'/���/. "'������.;'  The occurrence of rabies in  bats can mean the spread of  the disease in Canada. Although  the infection of bats by skunks  and foxes is unlikely, the transmission of the virus to animals  by infected bats is possible ���  and even probable.  Another very real danger, posed by the bats is to man himself, and the peril.is accentuated  by the bats' tendency to settle, in  attics arid around dormer windows of homes. Moreover,' bats  can carry the infection without  showing visible symptoms of rabies;   ��� .���;;.";  Fortunately, there has been no  instance to date in Canada of a  6        Coast News, Feb. 18, 1965.  bat transmitting rabies to a human. Not so in the United States,  however, where rabid bats in  the last decade have been responsible for a few fatal cases  of human rabies.  Although bats are the latest  threat, foxes and skunks are still  the main carriers of the disease.  TRYTHENEW  XLM  READY  MIX  HIM III il,  P & W DEVELOPMENT CO.  Ph.   8S6-9857 ���  Gibsons  WORLD'S  LIGHTEST  DIRECT DRIVE CHAIN SAW  WEIGHSONLY12lb&  Get a free demonstration today  CHAIN SAW  CENTRE  Phone 885-9521  CHAIN SAW CENTRE  WILSON CREEK. B.C.  Dealers for PM  Canadlen,  McCulloch and Homelite Chain Saws  A Complete Stock of Machines  and Parts for-Maintenance  and Repairs.  Telephone  885-2228  y *���'   '���   :���       ���:.   ��� ::.-   '���        ���:���>-��_.  SICOnE BULLDOZING LTD.  Land Clearing ��� Excavating  and  Road Building  Clearing Blade'  -    Phone   886-2357  At the  Sign of  the  Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERVICE LTD.  Machine Shop  Arc & Acty Welding  Steel Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  Phone 886-7721  Res. 886-9956  ��� 886-9326  C & S SALES  For all your heating  requirements  Agents for ROCKGAS  PROPANE  Also Oil Installation  Free estimates  Furniture  Phone   885-9713  NORM BURTON  Your Odd Job Man  Carpentry Work, House Repairs,  Drainage Tiles laid, etc.  Res., Pratt Rd.,  Gibsons  Phone 886-2048  1 & H SWANSON LTD.  ' Backhoe &  Loader Work,  For all your Heating needs call  TINGLEY'S HI-HEAT  SALES & SERVICE  Expert service on all repairs to  oil stoves, heaters and furnaces  New installations of warm air  . or hot water heating, tailored  to  your  needs  Your  choice  of  financing  plans  Phone 885-9636 or 885-9332  P.O. Box 417 ��� Sechelt, B.C.  U S TRANSPORT LTD.  Phone  886-2172  Daily Freight Service to  Vancouver  Local & long distance moving.  Local pickup and delivery  .service  Lowbed  hauling  TELEVISION  SALES &  SERVICE  Dependable Service  RICHTER'S RADIO ��� TV  Fine Home Furnishings  Major Appliances  Record Bar  ��hone  885-9777  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything   for  your   building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  THRIFTEE DRESS SHOP  "Personalized Service"  Agents  Brown Bros. FIor��sts  Phone 886 9543  D. J. ROY, P. Eng. B.C.L.S.  LAND SURVEYING  SURVEYS  P.O. Box 37,  Gibsons  .1334 West Pender St.,  Vancouver, 5 Ph. MU 4-3611  HALL ���METAL  GENERAL SHEET METAL  Domestic. ���  Commercial  Industrial  ���   Marine  HEATING  Phone 885-9606  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BID. SUPPLIES LTD.  Phone  886-2808  Everything   for   your  building  needs  Free Estimates  ALCAN KEMAN0 SURPLUS  Staff Prefab Houses complete  1 Bedroom $1200  2 Bedroom $1400  Phone 885-4464  885-2104,  886-2827  No 8% ��� Can be bank financed  AIR COMPRESSOR.  BACKHOE   and   LOADER  and  ROCK DRILL  DUMP TRUCKS  Contract or hourly rates  Also  SAND, CEMENT GRAVEL  ROAD FILL and TOPSOIL  W. KARATEEW. ph- 8869826  A. E. RITCHEY  TRACTOR WORK  Clearing, Grading, Excavating  Bulldozing, Clearing Teeth  FOR RENTAL  Arches, Jacks, Pumps  Air Compressor,  Rock Drill  Concrete Vibrator  Phone 886-2040  Cement Gravel,  Road Gravel,  Sand & Fill  Septic Tanks and Drain Fields  Phone 885-9666  APPLIANCES  Radio, Appliance & TV Service  LIVE BETTER ELECTRICALLY  Gibsons Electric  Authorized  Dealer  Phone  886-9325  GENERAL REPAIRS  CHIMNEY   SWEEPING  OIL STOVE MAINTENANCE  E. LUCAS  Free Estimates ��� Ph. 884-5387  SIM ELECTRIC LTD.  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTORS ,  SECHELT  Phone 885-2062  BEN DUBOIS  FLOAT, SCOW,  LOG TOWING  Gunboat Bay,  Pender Harbour  Phone  883-2324  Mortgage Money  for New Construction  or Older Homes  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS 886-2481  GIBSONS PLUMBING  HEATING -   PLUMBING  Complete installation  Quick efficient service  Phone 886-2460 or 886-2191  NEVENS RADIO & TV  Franchised Philips Dealer  SALES AND  SERVICE  (to all  makes)  also  appliances  Ph. 886-2280  GIBSONS WELDING  & MACHINE WORKS  Precision Machinery  100 ton Hydraulic. Press  Shaft Straightening  Caterpillar Roller Rebuilding  North  Road,   R.R.I.   Gibsons  Ph.  886-9682  , PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  Formerly Rogers Plumbing  t or. Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES AND SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone  886-9533  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  1 mile west of Gibsons on Hiway.  Roomy Parking, Plenty of Water  Large recreation area  Bus passes park site  Phone 886-9826  SMITH'S HEATING  Chimney & oil stoves  CLEANED  Phone 886-2422  0CEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  Makers  of fine custom furnishings and cabinets.in hardwoods and softwoods  Kitchen remodelling is our  .  specialty  R.  BIRKIN  White Rd., Roberts Creek  Phone  886-2551  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E.  DECKER  BAL BLOCK, GIBSONS  EVERY WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS - 886-2166  SCOWS ��� LOGS  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  LTDX  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone  885-4425  We use  Ultra Sonic Sound Waves  to clean your watch  and jewelry  CHRIS' JEWELERS  Mail Orders  Given Prompt Attention  Ph. Sechelt 885-2151  Peninsula Cleaners  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone 886-2200 Coast News, Feb. 18, 1965.  A woman's flair for decorating  often shows in the way she treats  her windows. A shade of difference can be created with handsome cotton fabrics and co-ordinated trimmings by a hew  method of laminating all types  of cottons to vinyl-coated fabric  window shades. A happy combination can be created that  adds charm and warmth to any  room by varying fabrics and  trimmings. It is easy to set the  appropriate mood for each room  in the house with this decorative  and durable new vinyl-coated  Window shade cloth.  In Canada,  this new process is  available   through   shade   manu-.  TOWING SERVICE  PENINSULA MOTORS LTD.  Phone  DAYS  -  885-2111  NITES  ��� 885-2155  COAST   NEWS  PhoRe 886,2622  SEPTIC TANK  SERVICE  WmptAnk truck  Tanks Built or Repaired  Drainage Fields Installed  Gibsons Plumbing  Ph. 886-2460 for information  facturers. It makes it possible  to have the fabric permanently  bonded or laminated to vinyl-  coated window shade cloth.  A popular scheme is to coror-  dinate cotton fabric wall coverings with cottons at the window;  With this -in mind; cover one  wall and window shades with  matching fabric. Have' white or  neutral, co-ordinated or shear  cotton draperies to break up the  pattern.  Besides covering the entire  window shade with fabric, there  are a number of eye-catching  ways to trim vinyl-coated window shades. One method is to  applique a design from your  draperies or other fabrics in.  your room to vinyl-coated fab-  yric window shades.  Whether you choose a floral  or scenic design, first outline  the area you are planning to  cut but with clear nail polish,  applied on the back of the fab-"-  This prevents edges from fraying. Then locate the cut-back on  the shade, preferably near the  bottom so the design won't disappear when the shade is rolled  up. Start out by putting adhesive  on the shade near the centre of  the design and work out from  the. centre with your fingers.  When the main part of the  cut-out is anchored, apply ad-  hesivje on the back of the-.cutout'"-".around-'-, the edges. Then  smooth it all down with a clean  soft cloth, yy  Another way to give unusual  treatment to a vinyl-coated fab-;-.  brie window shade is to use cotton trimmings like ball fringe,  braid, scalloped edging or tassels. You will find a wealth of  these readily . available. For a  change of decorating pace, these  can be attached to both straight-  hem and scalloped vinyl-coated  fabric window shades.  . A new development is to put  beautiful nursery decals or attractive kitchen design decals on  vinyl - coated fabric window  shades to add interest to your  nursery or kitchen. This treatment is receiving wide acceptance in all areas of Canada.'  These are just a few examples  of the new versatility in shades.  Apply your own imagination and  see how easy it is to create  your own shade of difference to  transform not only your windows  but your  entire  home.  Give your windows individuality.   Reflect  your  personality  by  , the beauty and    originality     of  your windows.  The vinyl-coated fabrics andr  window shades we spoke about  are manufactured to government;  specifications. :'  These shades are insulated.  They keep out heat in summer;  cold in winter. They make your  home more comfortable; are  room darkening, giving you  complete privacy and allowing  you to sleep any time of day or  night. They protect your furnishings from the damaging rays  of the sun; are flame resistant  and completely washable. These  shades are definitely the best  dollar value in the  country.  - r - ....       - ., ���  Make your comfort complete  with CHROMALOX  I  o  BASEBOARD  HEATERS  FAN DRIVEN" WALL INSERT  HEATERS  Above are some of the Chromalox line of Electric  Heating Units ���We'll be glad to show you how little  it will cost to install the type best suiting your needs!  PHONE FOR FREE ESTIMATE  Robilliard Electric  SECHELT ��� Ph. 885-2131  "Buy, rent or lease"  Canada's Largest Selection  4-WHEEL DRIVE  LAND ROVER  THE WORLD'S MOST VERSATILE VEHICLE  GOES ANYWHERE, DOES ANYTHING  Largest Selection.of all nine models, two  chassis lengths, gas or diesel engine.  Station Wagons, Hardtops, Pickups,  Crummies. -  from $2895. Terms to Suit  Top Quality Used Models, gas and diesel  from just $795. Easy Terms  v''  WRITE, WIRE, OR TELEPHONE COLLECT  CLARKE    SIMPKINS    LTD.  QUALIFIED SERVICE FOR ALL 4-WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES  .    999 Kingsway at Windsor, Vancouver, B.C.   TR 9-5211  Some advice  on orchards  Good housekeeping is as important -in orchard management  for quality fruit production as it  is in the home for domestic well-  being.  J. H. de Ronde of the Canada  Dept. of Agriculture research  laboratory, Vineland Station,  Ontario, says, for instance, that  sanitation is basic to, pest control and should be so regarded  from planting to harvest.  To begin with, he advises buying healthy and, if possible,  certified stock. If you propagate  your own, use only healthy plant  material.  Carefully balanced pruning is  as important in new plantings as  in bearing orchards. Make clean  cuts, which heal quickly. Stubs  are an invitation to infection.  Train trees for the free air cir- ���  culation which can reduce fungus infections. Good vigor is essential, but do hot over-fertilize  ���and produce dense growth that  has to be pruned out later..  Some diseases can be control-'  led best by pruning; out infected  parts/' :X :  Fire-blight of apples and pears  calls for drastic measures. If.  fire-blight is a problem, holdover cankers on large branches  should be painted with disinfectant.  Watch for blighted twigs and  branches during summer and cut  them out and burn them when  you see them.  Black knot of plums can be  easily recognized and pruned out  in the dormant season. -.  _ For dead-arm,: the ; most dangerous . of grape diseases, spare"  the knife and you.spoil the vine.  When pruning for disease control, disinfect pruning tools, cut  five or six inches below the infected part, and burn the trimmings: If you need further information, consult your nearest  plant pathology laboratory or extension office.  In the spring, reduce the  sources of infection by cultivating your orchard early, at the  same time burying rotted fruit,  brown rot mummies, scabbed  leaves and weeds that harbor  disease   and insects.  At harvest, never pick wet  fruit or handle rotting fruit if  you can help it. Avoid bruising  and don't pack too tightly. With  some fruits, such as peaches,  packed containers should be  placed promptly in cold storage.  i Sir Winston Churchill will be  honored on a special Canadian  postage stamp to be issued late  this summer, John R. Nicholson,  postmaster general, has announced.  This will be the first time that  a Canadian stamp has been produced to honor a person who  was neither a member of the  Royal, Family nor a Canadian.  Details of design and printing  will be released later.  A tremendous increase in interest in Canadian stamps, demonstrated by an unprecedented  volume of orders received at the  Port Office's Philatelic sales office at Ottawa, has pushed the  sale of Canadian postage stamps  for philatelic purposes to a new  high during the past year.  Post office records show that  total philatelic sales for 1964  amounted to over $775,000 as  compared to $438,000 in 1963 and  the total number of orders was  up 87% over the previous year.  The basic reason for the upsurge is that postage stamps are  now being regarded more and  more as an investment and more  people are buying them in quantity with a view to re-selling them  later at a profit. The practice, it  was noted, is perfectly legal.  The demand for some stamps  has been so great that/although  single copies of most recent issues are still available, plate  blocks of. some stamps are now  completely sold out. For.example, the seven-cent regular issue  stamp released last March was  sold out of plate blocks by August. Plateb locks are the stamps  with the printing plate number  and the name of the manufacturer printed on the white paper  margin.  The Post Office has also noted  a marked increase in the number of philatelists taking advantage of the' deposit account service, a service by which philatel-.  ist's receive their requirements of  new issue stamps without; the  need of submitting an order for  each issue. In 1964, the total number of depositors increased by 25  percent.  EDGE OF THE DESERT  The virgin forest is practically  a biological desert says Dr. Ira  N. Gabrielson in his book Wildlife Conservation. It is the edge  or   cut-over   land   that   supplies,  food for wildlife.  Deer,  rabbits,  squirrels  and  ruffled grouse all  feed oh young woody plants and  it is   these   that form   the  first  new  growth   on  cut-over  lands.  The predators, such as fox and  wildcat  will   be   found   close   to  the sources of the food supply.  Before the advent of man edge  was  produced by  such  animals  as porcupine,     rabbits,     beaver  and deer, and by hurricane and  fire.  LAST. WEEKS  ANSWER  **����?  3H9J?_'  ACROSS  1. Dull pain  5. Chums  9. Chamber  10. Send  forth.  11. Cut, as  the roast  12. Vacillate  14. Proprietors  16. Wrath  17. Medieval  tale  poem  18. Produced  21. A slant  23. Author of  "The Gold  Bug"  24?. Ger. Black  Shirts  25. Decay  27. Varying  weight:  Ind.  29. Like  31. Spawn  offish  33. Fall  month:  abbr.  36. Plunderers  39. A size  of coal  40. Tavern  41. Vender  43. A duck  hunter's  lure  46. Aims  47. Koran  chapter  48. Atone  time   ���  49. Snare  50. Descendants  : JDOWW-  1. South .  American  Indian  2. More old-  fashioned:  si.  8. Lifted  with effort  4. Variety of.  corundum.'  5. Bench-like  seat  6. Wine '  receptacle.  7. Black  and blue  8. Cubic  meters  11. Mountain,  passes  13.  Communists  15- Slight  taste  19. God-,  dess  of  dawn  20. Dregs  22. Brief  re- >  marie  .Foot  digit ,'  , Restore  , Hot and  dry  .Most  rational  ,  32. Bitter vetch.  34. Skinned  T.  26.  28.  29.  ���30.  35. Sailors  37. Become  liable to  38. Edible  bulbs  42. Solitary  44." pro  nobis"  Yelp  .n��pun��Miuininnnu:.auuu����imiunpa!i��nfflHminmi  Seehelt  Beauty Salon  Ph.   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Gibsons  ESSO OIL FURNACES  NO DOWN PAYMENT ��� BANK INTEREST  TEN YEARS TO PAY  COMPLETE LINE ��P APPLIANCES  FOR FREE ESTIMATE ��� tall 886-2728  Legion plans  Holland trip  : The Royal    Canadian    Legion  has announced that    the    ninth  pilgrimage   to   Holland,   for   relatives   of   Canadian   war   dead     Tf  buried there, leaves Montreal-on     *;  May 2nd.  Some 140 pilgrims will be based at Bergen-Op-Zoom and Hol-  ten during the eight-days in Holland. Both of these areas are  sites of Canadian cemetaries.  While in.-. Holland, the Canadian .  visitors will be guests of Dutch  families.  , The Netherlands War Graves  committee, a private., organization responsible for the pilgrim- .  ages, will also provide financial  assistance to next-of-kin in necessitous circumstances. To. date,  over 650 relatives have taken  the pilgrimage to Holland where  6,331  Canadians lie buried.  !�� THE ALL-HEW '��5  1  over  Washes clothes cleaner, faster than any oJher washer.  Washes and spin dries 24 lbs. in 30 ninu'es.  Washes and spin dries a! ihe same {.me.  No installation or special pluming required.  Portable . . . rolls easily on rubber casters.  Stores easily . . . only 16"x30".  Stainless steel tub, suds saver, and msny other outstanding laatures.  Ask About Our  Free Home Trial  Gibsons Hardware Ltd.  MARINE DRIVE ��� Ph.   888-2442  ar.d  Parker's Hardware Ltd-  COWRIE ST., SECHELT ��� Ph. ST ^^ 71  ft.aiT\V^��WMJ��B����;  ._>______��__ Auxiliary visits  The Pender Harbour auxiliary  to St. Mary's Hospital met on  Feb. 4 at Garden Bay. President  Mrs. J. Love chaired the meeting with 12 present and lost no  time in forming committees and  planning this year's activities.  Committees   include,   Mrs.   L.  Announcement  AS OF MARCH 1, 1965  The  Chain Saw Centre  Wilson Creek, B.C.  will be operated  on a cash basis.  Thirty   day   credit  will  be allowed xy  to approved accounts'  Olsen, fancywork; Mrs. E. Warden, aprons; Mrs. R. Deller,  greeting cards; Mrs. Love and  Mrs. D. Harling, representatives  to the co-ordinating committee;  Mrs. M. Woodburn, publicity.  The baby spoon was given to  Mrs. Jensen of Egmont, whose  child was the first baby born in  the new year. It is the custom of  the auxiliary to make this particular presentation, started several years ago. A $50 bond, with  the'other auxiliaries participating, has also been presented to  Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bailey of  Granthams, whose baby was the  first born in the new hospital.  On Thursday, Feb. 11, members were conducted by the director of nurses on a tour of the  upper floor; Mr. Buckley, the  administrator, took the ladies  through the lower. The Auxiliary  appreciated the valuable time  given up to them.  Later, all the auxiliaries gathered at St. Hilda's Church Hall  where Mr. Buckley addressed the  meeting. The administrator touched on many aspects relating to  the hospital, and said he considered he was fortunate in having .  a good staff. Much was explained about the inner workings of  the hospital, and he graciously  offered the board room to all the  auxiliaries for their meetings and  other activities. Aifter a question  and answer period, the afternoon  ended with refreshments.  Familynight  joyous  TWILIGHT THEATRE  GIBSONS ��� Phone 886-2827  NOTE - NEW TINES: DOORS AT 7, SHOW AT 7:30  Twilight Theatre will have shows on Thurs., Fri.,  Sat, and  Sat. Matinee only for Jan. Sat. Matinee show time 2:30  THURS., FRIi, SAT. ��� FEB. 18, 19 & 20  Marlon Brando & Karl Maiden in ONE EYED JACKS  Technicolor  SATURDAY MATINEE ��� FEB, 20  ONE   EYED   JACKS  19  SPRING CLEARANCE  SALE  50% or more off  Winter & Summer Footwear  ALL SALES CASH & FINAL  Wigard's Shoe Store  Phone  -9519  Sechelt  SAUL PICKERS  WANTED  Picking salal is not as simple as it may seem although for anyone who \s willing to put forth an effort and exercise a little patience it is not hard.  Anyone interested in picking should call in at fhe  plant to see what type of salal is required before they  rush off to the bush.  Both of fhe plants are primarily interested in the  production of salal although a few pickers will be  trained to pick ferns and cedar boughs.  The Sechelt plant at present employs three women  as bunchers, this will be increased as production allows.  I  REID   MOSS  &  FERN  Sechelt,  B.C.  Phone 885-9313  NADA WILSON  Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Phone  885-974G-  Family night, an annual event  sponsored by the OES, was a  joyous affair on Saturday when  Masons, Eastern Stars, De Mo-  lays and Job's Daughters, together with friends, gathered at  the  Masonic  Hall.  Mrs. J. Swan, convener, introduced the worthy matron,  Mrs. W. Rankin, who welcomed  the guests.  Using one. end of the chapter  room for a stage some hilarious  acts were presented. - The De  Molays' presentation was a very  good TV commercial which  brought much applause. The  Tidewater Players contributed to  the program with several numbers, including the Charleston  as performed in their last show,  but with a large addition, Mr.  Bill Morrison, a hefty lass in a  red dress, complete with garter,  beads, etc., a beatnik scene, a  hillbilly and-hobo act and a tender song and dance routine, in  German, by Helga Connor and  Harry Mylroie.  A group of Jobies, enjoying  their performance as much as  the audience, presented The  Highwayman. Heather Garlick  narrated the ppem and the others acted it out in a manner  which would have amazed the  author. The highwayman's horse,  Marilyn Hopkins, took a good  deal of abuse from her erratic  rider, Judy Brown. Others in the  cast were Judy Farr and Barbara Blakeman, the soldiers;  Phyllis Hauka, the landlord; and  Diane Hopkins the landlord's  daughter.  Following the show the guests  descended to the banquet room  where much delicious food was  set on tables against the north  wall leaving plenty of room to  dance.  A white sweater was raffled  and won by George Hopkins.  Prizes for dancing went to Mr.  and Mrs. A. Swanson, spot  dance; George Hopkins and  Diane, jitterbug; mother and  son, Mrs. Boyes and Robert;  The Swim, 1st, Heather Garlick  and Randy Boyes; 2nd, Carol  Mylroie and James Mendelkau.  The mystery Prince turned out  to be John Smith and his identity  was guessed by Judy Brown.  8       Coast News, Feb.  18, 1965.  BOWLING  SECHELT BOWLING ALLEYS  (By  EVE  MOSCRIP)  Dorothy  Smith  took  the  gal's  high three  this week,  with 747.  Lawrence   Crucil   led   the   men  with 779.  League Scores:  Buckskins: Lloyd Jackson 646  (257), Ted Joe 622, Ann Joe 519  (192), Carol August 497 (197).  Ladies: Dorothy Smith 747  (260), Iona Strachan 279, Elly  Mason 254, Mabel McDermid 260  Ladies Matinee: Hazel Skytte  620 (243).  Pender: Joe Graf 652 (297),  Bill Scoular 604, Roy Fenn 623,  Muriel Cameron 548, Carol Reid  255.  Sechelt Commercial: Frank  Nevens 755 (294), Lawrence Crucil 779, Dorothy Smith 680 (282),  Bruce Redman 278, Red Robinson 305,  Arvella Benner 269.  Sports Club: Hazel Skytte 639  (266), Red Robinson 636.  Ball & Chain: Matt Jaeger  666, Marion Cooke ~652, Ted Kur-  luk 621, Red Robinson 650, Bill  DeHart 600.  SCHOOL LEAGUE  Seniors: Earl John 390 (209),  Ted Johnson 364 (218), Pete  Yates 345 (200), Rita Ono 378  (263), Jill Cobleigh 280 (190),  Arlene Johnson 375 (197), Mary  Ritchie 353  (196).  Juniors:   Alan  Hemstreet   324  (179),  Wendy Bystedt 312   (176).  TEN   PINS  Mixed:    Doreen    Mullen    497  (177), Pat Mullen 532 (206).  Mens: Randy Wiren 542, John  Solnik 507, Butch Ono 505 (200),  Sam MacKenzie 529, Lawrence  Crucil 548   (225).  Guides on excursion  (By MRS. M. WEST)  Roberts Creek Guides made an  excursion to Vancouver on Saturday. In the morning we joined  the Junior Natural History Society on a trip around the Stanley  Park zoo led by the curator Mr.  Alan Best.  Mr. Best took us into the bear  house so that we' could see the  'bears at close quarters in their  dens. The three year old polar  bears about half grown' already  stand some eight feet high. The  zoo now has several color phases  of the black bear, from a rare  white through shades of blonde  and brown to black.  We learned with surprise that  Grade sixers  enjoy  Excitement mounts as Grade 6  children at Gibsons Elementary  School prepare for their first  field trip, an expedition to Vancouver on Thursday, Feb. 18.  They will travel by chartered  bus, visiting first the B.C. Building at the PNE. Here displays,  models and photographs should  give an understanding of the geographical features of our province and its natural resources.  A guided tour of the aquarium  has been arranged to stimulate  interest .in the many and varied  creatures which inhabit our  coastal waters. Most exciting  perhaps will be a visit to the Vancouver Art Gallery to see the  3,000 year old treasures of King  Tutankhamun. So many school  children are visiting this exhibition as it concerns a period of  history covered in Grade 7 social  studies that special tours have  been arranged for them. Gibsons  has been fortunate to secure one  of these instructors.  'Grade 7's from Sechelt Elementary school are planning a  similar trip next week.  Salal now  an industry  A growing business which will  leave $60,000 or more in the  hands of workers in the Gibsons  to Earl Cove area uses local  grown shrubbery as its product.  For the last 12 years Mrs.  Nada Wilson of Secret Cove has  shipped salal from the area's  lush forests to the Reid Fern anl  Moss for distribution to the farthest corners of Canada. Mrs.  Wilson reports the salal growing  in the area to be of unmatched  quality and during the last three  years the demand for it has increased fourfold.  As a result Reids have found  it necessary to open a second  handling plant at Sechelt, to supply evergreens to florists across  the country. Reids have been in  the business for 30 years.  Bob Sturgeon who runs one of  the Reid six plants is assisting  in the managing of the Sechelt  plant, training John Hayes to assume full management by March  1. Mr. Sturgeon has had 15 years  experience in salal picking and  is anxious to train as many workers as he can.       y   .. ���  E & M BOWLADROME  (By ED CONNOR)  Gibsons B: Shakers 2788 (1040)  J. Ayris 626 (266), F. Reynolds  704 U70), G. DeMarco 244, O.  Snogan 630 (264).  Giosons A: Midway 3014 (1097)  E. t>hadwell 609 (246), K. Holness  646, D. Hoops 610, D. Grigg 601,  J. C_e_nent 738 (370), G. Edmonds  608, F. Nevens 602, E. Connor  780 (353, 240), A. Holden 620, O.  Shogan 634 (281), J. Chaster 649  (258).  Ladies Wed.: Gibson Girls 2278  802. M. Lee 553, I. Jewitt 531, P.  Hylton 561, N. Douglas 673 (243),  C. Fisher 509, E. Bingley 538.  Teachers Hi:   Die  Hards  2675  Mix Ups 932. S. Rise 638 (240),  H. Inglis 240, J. Ayris 662, D.  Harrison 620, D. Reeves 633, J.  Whieldon 716 (259), H.. Skytte 260  S. Bingley 632 (243), F. Hicks 612  (267). "  Commercials: Shell 2904, Who  Knows 1094. E. Shadweil 645, F.  Nevens 653 (312), H. Jorgenson  627, J. Jorgenson 603, L. Gregory 709 (272), N. Kenny 613 (263),  D. Hopkin 308.  Port Mellon: Drifters 2873  (1079). G. Musgrove 628 (254),  A. Ferguson 681 (240), G. Taylor 605 (255), K. Taylor 255, G.  Davies 615, B. Kemaugh 678 255,  248), D. Dunham 692 (263), B.  Morrison 612 (268), J. Calder 617  J. Larkman 605, S. - Christianson  241, J. Thomas 250.  Ball & Chain: Stampeders 2774  (1011). E. Gill 685 (291), L. Butler 659 (289), D. Cooper 263, B.  Hamilton 645 (243), G. DeMarco  288, M. Stanley 646 (279), M.  Hopkins 621 (241), G. Hopkins 611  (248).  Men's: Blowers 3254 (1183), J.  Larkman 681 (267), F. Reynolds  726 (283), C. Sheppard 653 (253),  H. Jorgenson 679 (243), E. Cartwright 616 (240), C. Sicotte 621,  S. Rise 790 (271, 288), A. Plourde  261, F. Nevens 622 (242), H. Hinz  650 (265), B. Emerson 617, D.  Hopkins 610 (293), G. Edmonds  770 (267, 256), G. Elander 660  (243), L. Carrier 721 (243, 303),  A. Holden 615 (259), C. Johnson  675 (246).  Juniors: Colleen Husby 296  (182), Patsy Feeney 204, Carol  Forshner 263 (137), Patty Clement 237 (135), Barry Higgs 212.  Baden Powell  week opens  Tommy Stenner and Darrell  Helina were welcomed into B  Pack Cubs during the investiture last meeting. Mrs. G. Cooper from A pack read the boys a  bible story and cookies were  ' served.  .  Gibsons A Pack's Steven Rigby received his collector's badge  and Kirk Thomas received a well-  earned book in acknowledgement  of his 14 proficiency badges.  Baden-Powell: week will be  highlighted in Gibsons by various  scouting and cub displays at local stores. A shield will be given  to the group creating the most  imaginative display.  Window, displays will be organized by-the Cubs in Kruse Drug  Stores irit the village and at Super Valu, Gibsons Electric and in  the Seaview Plaza. Prizes will  be awarded by the District Council for the best showing.  There will be a Father and Son  banquet to be held Monday, Feb.  22 in Legion Hall.  Twelve Scouts went, on an overnight camp to Keats on" Saturday. They were accompanied by  Scoutmaster John Ferrari, Bill  Laing, assistant scoutmaster and  Geoff Thatcher.  in the  small penguin  pond  are-  represented  no less than  seven,  species, from the Galapagos penguin which comes from near the-  equator to the 80 pound Emperor from Antarctica. One doesn't  generally think of snakes as being  warm,   yet  when  Mr.   Best  brought the 7-8 foot boa constrictor out of his warm cage he felt,  warm    and   comforting   to    our  wind-chilled   fingers    and   there  was no shortage of children wanting to hold him. We hope he did  not catch a chill. Mr. Best was  completely out-talked by the Gibbons who were in good voice and  amused   us    with    their    choral  "singing." This was a most interesting tour which we hope to  repeat - on  a  warmer  day.   The  wind was so strong there were  ���white caps on Lost Lagoon.  Somewhat windswept we went  next to the Art Gallery where we  admired some of the permanent  collection of pictures, a display  of the works of Emily Carr as  well as the Treasures Of Tutankhamun. The mummified body  of a .small boy seems to have  been one of the most interesting  'exhibits.-:' y:y.--.  Georgia Street was like a wind  (tunnel but singing in the queue  kept us warm and our spirits up  as we waited to 'get into Mary  Poppins. The film w^as a delight  and enjoyed by all, even those  who have been Mary Poppins'  fans for years. The film finished  at 6:16 p.m. and. we made the  6:30 p.m; bus with seven minutes to spare. It was fortunate that  the streets were almost deser-  ed as the 22 of us scooted for the  bus depot.       - ������-'pp'O ������- i.  TRANSISTOR RADIO FOUND  A transistor radio found on the  Gibsons Elementary school  grounds on Sunday afternoon,  Feb. 15 has been turned over to  the Coast News by Frank  Hoehne, the finder. It can be  claimed at the Coast News office in Gibsons.  ���^  Rea<_y-Mi__  CONCRETE  it:  Supplies Ltd.  ��� QUALITY CONCRETE  # PROMPT SERVICE  Let us quote your  Concrete  requirements  Phone 886-2642  HAPPY HOLIDAYS TAKE  MORE tra iw siinsiiiT  How was last year's holiday? Did it live up to expectations?  Or did you have to pinch pennies?  Don't let it happen again next year, when it's so easy to plan  wonderful vacations ��� and to pay for them in advance by steady  saving at the Bank of Montreal.  Many modern families now operate their own "do-it-together"  savings plan. Everyone contributes according to the amount he can  spare, regularly.  The time to start is Tight now! And the way to do, it is to deposit each pay-day enough to cover the expenses of one day of your  holidays. Then, when it's holiday time again, your special vacation  fund will be big enough to make it a holiday to remember.  Ken Holness or Danny den Hoed at the Gibsons and Sechelt  branches of the B of M can show you how easy it is to start your  special savings account.  Canada covers more than  seven percent of the world's  total land area, but has less  than three-fifths of one percent  of the world's population.  See them soon. They're good men to know!  Adv.  The pains we take often measure the gains we make.  TIRE SALE  ALL 1964 TIRE STOCK  10 to 20% OFF Regular List Price  ALL SIZES & TYPES AND ALL SELMNG AT  TREMENDOUS SAVINGS *  WHITEWALLS AND BLACKWALLS  mi: uri;  Phone  886-2572

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