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 ��� y- '   ���;  GOLDEN CUP AWARD-  GOFFEE  at DANNY'S  COFFEE HOUSE & MOTEL  Gibsons ��� Ph.  886r98i5   ������-  SERVING THE GROWING SUNSHINE  COAST  Published in Gibsons, B.C. Volume 18, Number,81, December. 31, 1964.  _���___���___������. ,?"-������;; -yy ������ " ' $>-\ ' ' ���������  ���������������  7c per copy.  <5   Mjf^*S  <i^ __/   _J-'    ',e��__ ���__r4K_->  eligible representee  \  A technicality regarding -. the  appointment of Norman Watson  as school representative for Sechelt rural',district has resulted  .in the School Board, asking the  'minister--of���education���to���make  Mr. Watson's appointment binding. The technicality, involved the  fact Mr. Watson's name was not  on the. rural voters' list, while at  'the same/time he. owns property  in the Sechelt rural area.   .  Next year's school board will  include the present chairman,  Mrs. M. Ball-, Mrs. M. O. Volen,  Mrs. Celia Fisher, Mrs. Leslie  Jackson, Mr. Joseph Horavth,  Mr. Leo Johnson, whose appointment will also be by ministerial  confirmation and Mr. W. P. Malcolm.  Mr. Malcolm will be the only  new face on the school board for  1965. He represents Pender Harbour area succeeding R. W-. Spicer who has moved away. Mr.  Johnccn was appointed Sechelt's  school board trustee when, following the fact no one had been  nominated, he was approached  and urged to continue as trustee  with the approval of the minister  of education.  Mrs. Ball and Mr. Horvath represent Roberts Creek;. Mrs. Fisher, Gibsons rural; Mrs. Volen,  Gibsons village, Mr. Johnson,  Sechelt and Mrs. Jackson, Sechelt rural area.  BZ  BETTER LUCK THIS TIME?  A Happy New Year to all  From the COAST NEWS  A sou'wester  THE WEATHER AND SUCH  A^J. C.  At, daybreak on Dec. 26 the  temperature at my place was still  below.30 degrees which I took to  be the effect of the deep bank of  snow below- the .'thermometer,, for  thev-air^as^mild^arid'-^the great  news of. the .moment was that -rain  was falling..! could name many  old,folks who .would be as glad,  of that, as Twas. But it will take  a flood to free- the higher land  of its heavy burden; if one might  give the weather-nan: a hint a  warm " southwester would do - the  job more,.efficiently.  It happened during my younger  and more active days that the  chance of charters and cargoes  took my shipmates of sail and me  southward through five success-  anna rezomn,  heiring on Jan. 19  ive northern winters. We became  migrants, leaving the north to-  ��� ward thejendipfjsummer and; returning" during * the next for as  long as required to discharge, re-'  load and refit, y ''-.'���  Impressions received in; youth  'do not fade readily and those rvoy-  ^agesV:/ would ^bfe Vra^reeable^tqday  ��� as a passenger, liie; problems  of.the aged vary with circumstances of individuals and other factors but if we share one problem  in common" it is one concerning  temperature. The resistance of  youth to low temperature has  failed us, we feel the cold and  ���find it increasingly difficult to  maintain the 98 degrees of body  heat required for health and comfort. Warm clothing and artificial heat help but fail us at times.  If we sit long, even in a warm  We apologise Mr. /My ton  While it is not up to the Coast  News to offer an apology for a  wrong phone number appearing  in a government publication, an  apology will be offered to Donald  Myton of North Road before his  phone starts ringing and he is  asked about some tourist information.  It all happens because the British Columbia Tourist Accommodation directory for 1965 places  Mr. My ton's phone number at the  end of the name of the Coast  News atythe^bottoni of page "31;  Who  selected it  and why; is   a  m3rstery.?The^ Coast News hum-./  ber is 88G-2622 and Mr. Mytbn's  886-9668: Pyp'O  The 1965? edition of the B.C.  Government T ravel Bureau's  Tourist Accommodation Directory, the most complete edition  ever produced by the department  is now available, earlier than  ever before.  Popularly known as the Green  Book, the directory is distributed  to visitor information offices  throughout the world and contains the best compilation of tourist information on British Columbia available anywhere.  -More than 2,300 individual accommodation establishments are  listed, as well as all available  ferry schedules and services in  B.C., hunting and fishing guides  together with a map showing the  areas in which they operate, tro-  ���phy fees, synopsis of game laws  : and easily read maps showing  the approaches to the two largest  /cities.  Populations, golf courses, boat  launching facilities, radio stations and other pertinent facts  relating to each area are now  listed under the name heading  of the area or city concerned.  ��� The book how includes a list of  the many museums to be found  throughout British Columbia and  it is l anticipated, by department  officials, that the format change  es will greatly enhance its usefulness.  19 Years Ago!  A new feature, starting next week will recount  some of the area's activities 19 years ago.  These items from the Coast News of 1946, will  run week by wefek and will start on Page one.  Some people will recall these forgotten events.  room, Over some doing that does  not require bodily .movement we  become victims of the shivers  and the use of a clinical thermometer just then would: show that  our body heat Nhad fallen below  par. nor does it bounce back  quickly as it. does with young  people J--It-is; common .to-us.-all;;  who - are above a certain] '-age.'  When John Antle that great hu:  manitarian i of early "days along  this coast had retired from active service in the Mission he had  founded he outfitted his boat Reverie for a deepwater voyage. In  reply to a question as to where  he and the companions he took  were bound he said "Anywhere  that it is warm." He had five  more good years of rest and it  will be long before he is forgotten, being one of whom it can be  truly  said:    :  "For their work continueth  Broad and deep continueth  Greater than their knowing."  Some of our old friends went  south this year and avoided that  bitter spell in mid-month when I  read a temperature of 2 degrees  with, a north wind blowing strongly. A report on conditions in the  Bahamas read recently also read  alluringly ��� what with the benign sunshine, the turquoise seas  ruffled by a gentle sea breeze  and the coral sands. But the writer made such frequent mention  of multi-millionaires as would  alarm one with a mere million ���  barely a status symbol today ���  with the thought that he might  feel a bit second-class in such  company.  Jamaica is more cosmopolitan,  warmer, being farther south but  enjoyable during the northern  winter. But there is a catch in it  there too for that is also the time  when the dollars of visitors from  the north are harvested ��� in carload lotsl One hears casual men-;  tion of hotel fees of $25 per head  per day, so an O.A.P. could soon  calculate the possible duration  of his stay. So it adds up to the  probability of seeing it through at  Gibsons, B.C. and waiting for the  crocuses as best we may, not  being tender hot house plants  ourselves.  ;; A hearing on the rezoning of a  part of the bay area covering an  application for construction of a  * marina at the base of Georgia  v View bordering on the flat-area  ' will be.held in the Municipal Hall  / of Gibsons starting at 8:30 p.m.  i on the evening of Tuesday, Jan.  ���I 19   following. a   regular   council  meeting! It. is expected that those  opposing the application for the  marina will be out in strength  to present their views.  At Tuesday night's council  .' meeting a delegation of four  learned of council's position and  where they stood in relation to  itr Chairman A. E. Ritchey explained that council could not  do other than -what it had done.  ��� An; application - for -. a hotel  and  "''marina'' wasvfeceiyed from Ernest Cartwright and  council had  to\act on it.  The main part of the new rezoning bylaw covering the marina area involved reads as follows:/ ���'������ ���'.;!   ... .'y. , -.    y  Whereas a request has been received that amendment be made  to the Zoning Bylaw to permit  the operation of a Marina in an  area at present zoned under  Classification "A" ��� Residential  District,        . -���..-.    .    '-'���' -.  Now therefore the council- of  the Corporation of the,Village of  Gibsons Landing in open meeting assembled, hereby- enacts:  Bylaw No. ,90, Zoning Bylaw  1951 is amended as follows:  Section 2, Definitions. After  subpara headed "Non-conforming  use," insert new sub para, "Marina shall mean any establishment  or facilities for ;the anchoring,  'mooring -and storage of/ boats,  vessels, and float equipped aircraft of all kinds, and incidental  facilities."  Soames pt. meet  Soames Point Centennial committee has called a meeting for  Friday Jan. 8 at the home of Mr.  -and Mrs. E. D. Hoops of Trant  road, Soames Point. This meeting which will start at 7 p.m. with  Tom Ruben of the recreation  branch present has been arranged so that all residents of the  Soames Point area will have a  chance to hear Mr. Ruben explain the various angles of the  Centennial project for small  areas.  Bylaw No. 166, to permit rezoning of the Zoning Bylaw No.  90 was given first reading. The  original bylaw No. 90 had only  one lot. in the area, the old Black  ' and White store, now closed. The  bylaw under the residential use  clauses allow for the building of  a hotel but does not consider  marinas. The amendment which  Bylaw 166 covers would, if passed, allow construction of a marina.  Delegation members learned  that council had no power in the-  granting of a liquor license for  the hotel nor any power covering  a proposal to have a breakwater  out to the shoal beacon.' Councillor Sam Fladager said he was.  .opposed to a marina :wJiereJVl��._.;  Cartwright proposed to build one: w  Letters from residents in the  bay���...area who are opposed to _  the hotel-marina idea were' put  before council which decided  that they should be held to be  presented to -the hearing on Jan..  19 'on changing 'the zoning requirements so the hotel-marina  could be built there.  Victor Eckstein was granted a  permit for a $10,000 home in  the Headlands area. It will be  an imported house from Vancouver to be placed on a basement  to be constructed.  Council learned from Councillor Norman MacKay, roads commissioner that there were few  complaints about village roads  and the snowfall effeots on traffic.  Councillors when discussing the  final revision of the Trades License bylaw faced a problem in  taxing supermarkets which sold  many items which were not  strictly regarded as foods. Debate resulted in the deletion of a  supermarket clause with a scale  of lines of goods to be taxed replacing the supermarket licence,  thus giving council more control  over such stores.  Christmas baby  A Christmas present in the  form of a seven pound six ounce  baby girl joined the Steven Holland family at 6 a.m. Christmas  morning in St. Mary's Hospital.  Both mother and baby are in excellent shape. The Hollands live  on Henry Road and the baby has  been named Donna Marlene.  Who will be next year's chairman is up to the trustees to decide at the Jan. 11 meeting.  A 24 hour surveillance of  school properties by staggering  the hours of work of maintenance  staffs is under consideration by  Sechelt District School Board.  Considerations such as less property damage, lower costs and  other advantages were discussed  briefly at Monday night's meeting of the board in its Gibsons  board room.  By staggering the staff in  hours of work board members  felt it could be arranged that  in the larger schools there would  always be one member of the  staff on the job and could make  it his business to check remote  areas of buildings at intervals.  The matter was left over for a  meeting when the 1964 board  will have taken over.  Chairman Mrs. M. Ball at  Monday night's meeting in reviewing' the /work of the board  during 1964 said the members  had,been most, patient and understanding in .a year that had presented many difficulties. Discussion on the/closing of the board  office du*ih��' the noon hour resulted/ in /the board setting a  temporary 12:30 to 1:30 closing  period to see/how it worked.  As /policy Othe board decided  to furnish'/its'; own'��� teacherages  for ��� the future to avoid having  to be placed/in the position of  buying up furniture left by teachers/who decided to leave the  / area.[yypyy0>;.'���-   .'���'��� ���  The board's /planning committee headed b^.Trustee Mrs. Celia  Fisher presented a motion that  Mr; H / James/ White, architect  .' of Naniamo /be utilized /where  necessary Pihy. connection, , with  ^i^teliduhi^^  will go to the public on Jan. 16.  C nvent on  of teachers  Teachers from Powell River,  Squamish, Alert Bay and Sechelt  School Districts will take part in  an annual convention in Gibsons  on March 12 and 13.  This information came to light  when a letter to the school board  from the Sechelt Teachers association sought release of children  from school on the Friday, March  12 so teachers can attend the  convention.  This year's convention will be  sponsored by the Sechelt Teachers' association of which Mr. J.  Ferrari, principal of Sechelt Elementary school is president. Convention chairman will be Mr. D.  L. Montgomery, vice-principal of  Elphinstone Secondary school.  u���uuirauttasiu��U!U\v3!r.iinmnnv;inuunuHmnMmnmiH  Roadblocks!  A roadblock will continue over  the New Year holiday just in  case, celebrants get too enthusiastic, ROMP at Gibsons and Sechelt report. So far the serious  accident toll has-been negligible.  One car rolled over while moving slowly on the Gibsons side of  Granthams. bridge but no one  was hurt. Numerous minor accidents have been noted with damage being mostly under the $100  mark.  Elementary school mood festive  36.4 inches  Snowfall up to 8 a.m. Wednesday totalled 36.4 inches,  Dick Kennett, weatherman  reports.  Observations made during the  stormy weather the area has experienced, revealed the RCMP  doing a yeoman task of warning traffic when trailer trucks  were approaching danger spots  so that the passenger cars could  draw to one side and allow the  trailer trucks to go by,  It was also noted that the roads  department with an eye to keeping down skids on curves, banked the snow in the vicinity into  a wall at curves to keep cars  k   from skidding off the road.  During the final days of the  term the pupils of Gibsons Elementary school were busy with  something, that was a pleasant  change from routine schoolwork.  On Friday, Dec. 18, Grades 1  to 6 including both shift classes  , assembled in the School Hall for  /their own special Christmas entertainment. Mrs. Neilson's all  boy Grade 1 class sang a hearty  counting song as well as their  Christmas song for which they  had made wreaths of cedar. Miss  MacLean's class pantomimed  and sang a folk song; Mrs. Armour's and Miss Sturdy's classes sang traditional and seasonal  songs that put every member of  the audience into a festive mood.  A Christmas group recitation by  Mrs.  MacKenzie's  pupils  and a  play by Mrs. Skidmore's class in  which a king finds out how the  apple gets inside the dumpling  were followed by a hearty presentation of a Robin Hood adventure by Mrs. MacMillen's Grade  5's. Mr. Ayris' class choir caught  the audience's fancy with the  Drum Song among others. Mrs.  Sleep's Grade 6's presented a  Christmas play in the manner of  a miracle play assisted by a class  choir. The pupils thoroughly enjoyed their assembly even though  the preparation had grown tiresome in the last few days of rehearsal.  On Monday, Dec. 21, Miss Sara  Holman and her kindergarten  classes presented a series of  group recitations to the parents  and their guests. The pupils dug  for diamonds, trimmed the tree,  welcomed Saint Nick with gusto  and aplomb that older pupils  might envy. Nothing but admiration was expressed for Miss Holman for the expert way in which  she handled the youngsters in  their first program.  On   the   last   day   of   school  through the kindness of the PTA  and   Mr.   Potter   of   Elphinstone  High  School^  everyone  including  the kindergarten saw Walt Disney's Bear Country and Stormy  the Thorougfibred, two very appealing  animal films.  The  PTA  paid  the   rental  on  these   films  and Mr. Potter loaned projector  and wide  screen  from the  high  school to replace the inadequate  school  equipment for  the   occasion. Coast News, Dec.  31, 1964.  Jha Timid Sout  A WMWttJl CLASSIC  ! �� % t? %  T  HAVe A GOOO CHAMCe  OF Stt-JKtM(='~1Fti&  '$t-A   'A.V u^e-  ��R. MILQOeTOAST  (S PLAYING ALONE  ��oast Mjetus  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  >ayment of postage in cash, Post Office Department, Ottawa.  Member Audit Bureau of Circulation,' Canadian Community  Newspapers Representatives, Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association, B.C. Weekly Newspaper Association.  Rates of Subscription, $3 per year. 31.75 tor six months. United  States and foreign, $3.50 per year.  The morning after!  f  The approach to a New Year among civilized people contains  more meanings than there are facets on a diamond yet the new dawn  comes in like an ever-rolling stream taking no notice whatever of  the puny efforts made by people to observe a moment on a clock.  Some people must howl (it's their night) and others take -a diametric view and prefer to be snoring at that moment just as they  have done for the last 365 nights.  There are many customs observed and the Hogmanay of Scotland  is perhaps the most distinctive. At one time fuel was a popular gift-  and in some areas peat was put on the fire by arriving guests and  in others a lump of coal along with the Doric greeting "Lang may  your lum reek." In Scotland as in many other places, fuel for the  stomach has become paramount and "Uisge Beatha" is the water  of life for the New Year.  One can only hope that with the absorption of whiskies and such  like that the mellowness they can produce is carried over into the  days that follow the inevitable cold grey dawn of the morning after.  In those days we shall need more of the good fellowship so evident  when a festive season approaches.  Store closing hours  The Retail Merchants Association in British Columbia has asked  the provincial government to amend the Municipal Act to remove the  authority to govern shopping hours, out of the hands of municipal  councils.  There may be an exception but most municipal councils would  be very pleased to get this hornets' nest in the hands of other jiirisL  dictions. During the last ten years there have been three or four attempts among Gibsons merchants to get uniformity in hours of closing. In larger centres where numerically big staffs are employed  closing hours are regarded more as labor legislation but in smaller  areas this is not the case.  In Gibsons and Sechelt hours of being open are largely a matter  for the proprietors of the stores to settle. Long hours are economically unsound from a profit point of view. The main trouble in smaller  centres is to get merchants to agree to one specific policy. At least  four attempts have been made in Gibsons. Invariably disagreement  has arisen.  There is a basic requirement in the Municipal Act which demands  one afternoon closing per week. Looking over the province one finds  there is no uniformity as to which afternoon stores will be closed.  Every day from Monday to Saturday has been selected. Local situations in this scattered populated country do not lend themselves to a  rigid time schedule. But, it does bother the tourist who moves about  from day to day.  Gibsons and Sechelt have problems with shops just outside the  municipal boundary. They can shut as they please so long as they  observe the one half-day closing. Under the present set-up of the act  the shops outside the municipality can decide to remain open on the  day set for closing within the municipality. This is the crux of the  Retail Merchants Association request.  Radio stations please note  Radio stations and other nev.*s media which had the Sunshine  Coast completely cut off by depth of snow and ferries supposedy running two hours late, should be more careful iri future.  The Sunshine Coast was NOT cut off at any time and the ferries  were not late during those snowy days. A letter was published in the  Coast News last week in which the operations manager of Sechelt  Motor Transport complimented area road department employees for  their fine work in keeping the roads open AT ALL TIMES.  If the facts were brought out it would not be amiss to state that  road travel in Powell River area and West Vancouver were not as  good as on the Sunshine Coast.  So please, radio news announcers please check before you have a  specific area cut off from anywhere. The Coast News, the Ferry  Authority, the RCMP and your own personal friends would be quite  happy to acquaint you with the truth about the Sunshine Coast anytime you feel like lifting a telephone receiver and dialing the number  you choose. Try it sometime!  A singing weed killer  is weed-seeds. Not vividly colored and lacking any bold markings, these cheerful creatures  are best known by the brilliance  and melody of their song.  Most talented are the white-  throated, white-crowned, field  and song sparrows. Of these,  the last is well named and may  be heard any month in the year  singing���"Maids!   Maids!  Maids!  Hang    up    your    teakettel-ettle-  ettle."  The song sparrow, most widely distributed sparrow in British  Columbia, is primarily a weed-  seed eater. During the nesting  period insects are fed to the  young and a certain amount of  animal matter is consumed by  adult birds at all times, but the  main item in the year-round diet  avis  Editor: You are to be complimented for smelling a rat on this  proposed Porpoise Bay park-  beach. The whole thing might be  called an unsuccessful real estate  manoeuvre. Or one might say,  ''The ignorant pawns in the game  may not have realized what they  were doing."  The Union Steamships, who  own a big portion of the Sechelt  waterfront, appear to be only  waiting for the psychological moment to unload their holdings. If  they and/or other interests could  have beguiled the residents of  Sechelt into fixing up a beach at  Porpoise Bay, so that the children and the litterbugs would concentrate there, then the proper  waterfront would have become  more exclusive and acquired additional real estate value and  prestige. A. R. Simpkins  Vi____. __.  Prepared by the Research Staff of  UCYCIOP-DIA   CANADIAJri  How did  Calgary start  stampeding?  The first organized Canadian  stampede was a : small affair  held in southern Alberta in 1903.  But that of 1912, the first one  staged in Calgary, was much  more ambitious. According to  Encyclopedia Canadiana, the  1912 Calgary Stampede was an  independent venture, the brainchild of Guy Weadick, a young  Wyoming cowboy. Alberta's four  most important cattlemen decided to back him. Weadick attracted expert riders and ropers from  as far away as Mexico and  Texas. Most of the prizes went  to professional riders from the  U.S.A., but Tom Three Persons.  a Canadian Blood Indian, won  the saddle-bronco championship.  The street parade, on opening  day, featured 2000, Indians in  ceremonial dress, riding Indian  ponies, Mounted Police in scarlet  uniforms, with hundreds of cowboys, cowgirls and chuckwagons.  Today the Calgary Stampede  has become almost world-famous.  It brings Calgary business to a.,  virtual standstill for six days,  as the city celebrates its annual fiesta with street shows,  square dancing in the streets  and a grand cow-boy ball finale.  Attendance for the six days of  the Stampede now exceeds 500  thousand. Thousands of Cal-  garians don cowboy costumes  and the white ten gallon hat that  has become the symbol of the  Stampede and of the Old West.  When   did Canada   get   its   first  separate  External Affairs  Minister?  Not until 1946. The Canadian  Department of External Affairs  was created in 1909 for the purpose of conducting "all official  communications between the  Government of Canada and the  Government of any other country in connection with the external affairs of Canada." The  term "external affairs" was  necessary to cover both Imperial  and foreign questions and the  two could not be separated since  foreign relations were still conducted through Imperial agencies. The new department was  at the outset essentially a "post  office" and came under the direction of the secretary of state.  In 1912 the prime minister was  designated secretary of state for  external affairs. The two portfolios remained combined until  1946 when the Rt. Hon. Louis S.  St. Laurent became the first  minister in charge of external  affairs only.  What kind of roads were first  built in Canada?  In the early days of New  France, the roads were largely  made of earth. Stone was occasionally used on the surface.  Corduroy roads, made of trees  laid side by side, were built in  low-lying areas. There were a  number of wooden bridges but  frequently the roads crossed the  streams at shallow places, or  fords. Equipped with only an  axe, a pick and a shovel, the  road-builder naturally took the  easiest way and followed the Indian trails. Thus the distance between farm and village might be  a mile as the crow flies but four  or five miles by road. The roads  in New France were divided into  three classes: (1) Chemins de  Royaux et des postes ��� main  roads, 24 feet wide; (2) Chemins  de communications ��� connecting  roads for farms ��� 18 feet wide;  and (3) Chemins de ceinture et  de traverse ��� back roads built  on orders of the seignoirs.  By JACK DAVIS, M.P.  Coast-Capilano Constituency  The government had little  choice but to impose closure on  the flag debate. Two" hundred  and sixty/ speeches had already  been delivered on the subject.  Every possible argument and  point of view had been explored  in 33 days of sittings. Little could  be gained by more talk. Also everyone knew that two-thirds of  Jhe members were ready to support the red maple leaf flag as a  distinctive national emblem for  Canada.'.'//".. "pP  Still Mr. Pearson made a last  minute gesture. He invited; the  leader of the opposition to second the motion ��� the motion,  that is, of the all party committee  on the flag. Mr. Diefenbaker howr  ever, turned it down with contempt. He refused, in other words  to swing a united parliament behind the flag ��� a flag which will  soon be representing Canadians  at home and abroad.  ���������������.'..-'*;* ��� *  . Following Mr. Diefenbaker's  refusal, the government took a  step which governments never  take lightly. It has only been taken eight times since Confederation ��� twice by Liberal governments; six. times by Conservative governments. That step was  closure. Closure is a device designed to bring talking to an end.  It is a device which was also invented by a Conservative government.  Closure, it should be emphasized, is consistent with our parliamentary traditions. It is used  frequently in the United Kingdom. It is used often in Australia  and New Zealand. Indeed, it is  used whenever a time limit should  be put on debate and a final vote  is desired on a particular issue.-  *��� ��� '* ' *. '  Closure, as long as it is used  with discretion, is fundamental  to democracy. A filibuster, if it  goes on long enough, can prevent  a majority from ever reaching a  decision. It can prevent a demo  cratically elected government  from/governing. Arid indecision,  if it persists, can undermine the  very freedoms which parliament,  as a democratic institution, is designed to preserve.   .'���.'/���  Closure was used by the St.  Laurent government to cut off  the pipeline debate in 1956; But  it was badly handled. A time  limit was put on/debate at the  very beginning. It was introduced at the outset, This misuse of  the rules no doubt contributed to  the fall of the Liberal government  in 1957.   ���;'.;���  Mr. Diefenbaker Was against  closure at that time. So much so  that he promised to do away with  it altogether. But he soon forgot  about it once he was prime minister.  Six years  passed  and he  did not act. No doubt he ignored  his commitment^/ because/ he  knew that closure, in coriie circumstances, is the only way that  the majority in parliament can  eventually make its will felt in  the interests of the nation.  My main regret, and that of  most M.P.'s is that closure had  to be employed in the case of a  flag. This \yas an emotional issue. Hence it was a controversial  issue/Given our different backgrounds, it could not have been  otherwise. '  But Canada's national flag  must be national in its nature. It  must stress all that we have in  common. It ./'must lookinore to  our future than to our past. And,  it must be a sign that we are no  longer divided. We must close  ranks; close ranks as most of  our political parties have done.  Only in this way can we give our  new red maple leaf flag the send-  off which it deserves.  N. Richard McKibbin  :yy-y:jjj&^^  PHONE  886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  A  PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  Ai*TGAr_S  NOW IS THE TIME FOR  NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS  Resolve now that you will no longer travel  distances because of promises, (often not true),  of possible savings'on medicines. You can depend on your pharmacy to give you a fair price  plus many important services worth more than  any discount. ./  And, we resolve, because we value your  friendship and as our thank you for your patronage, that we will continue to price everything we supply at no more than we need to  operate a reliable pharmacy. We will never  omit personal, attentive, professional pharmacy  service.  Your doctor can phone us when you need a  medicine. We will constantly endeavor to keep  abreast of the expanding activities in the field  of pharmacy ��� in this era of great change. We  pledge at all times to be in the position to offer the finest of pharmaceutical services.  KRUSE DRUG STORES Ltd.  ���    Rae W. Kruse  Gibsons Sunnycrest plaza Sechelt  886-2023 886-2726 885-2134     ,  Pharmaceutical Chemists and Druggists/  *'Do you know how much  our car is worth by the  v-        pound?"  y  TO 3 MILL/ON CANADIANS  - . . _ A1. - V.KAWC- VAW. ,��  he Bank of Montreal has opened a  new branch in Pender Harbour at Madeira Park. It is open Mondays to Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  You are cordially invited to make use  of our services as may suit you best.  Business accounts, savings accounts and  personal loans are only a few of the  many services provided... helpful services that make life a little easier ��� a  little smoother.  To save money���to borrow money  ���for help in all financial matters, see  your new neighbour . . . the Bank of  Montreal.  Come in and see us soon. We shall  always be glad to discuss-���in complete  confidence, of course ��� any financial  problems you may have and to offer  you the use of the Bank's services.  A warm welcome awaits you at Canada's First Bank.  . I  Pender Harbour  Residents  I  youiTnew  neighbour  would like  TO  MEET YOU  E. W. BOOTH, Manager  Bank of Montreal, Sechelt Branch  A. R. FROMHOLT, Officer-in-Charge  Pender Harbour, Madeira Park Office  Bank or Montreal  tfaetatfoi 'pinat Scutfa  WORKING     WITH     CANADIANS    IN     EVERY    WALK    OF    LIFE    SINCE  18 17  B16 YOU MIGHT LIKE!  reach decisions!  Monday's Meat Pie  (Serves 6)  2   cups cubed leftover beef  1   cup diced cooked potatoes  1   cup. diced cooked carrots  OVz cup diced celery  ''\0pr:-'','//  y/z cup diced onion ,;  16 cup  chopped green  pepper  1   cup canned peas       .-���'���/'���'���;  1 cup   gravy   (or   sauce   and  . y. 6X0'\cube>/;/./"-V^/'.//'':/ /"  Seasonings  Pastry, or 4 slices dry bread  cubes browned in butter or  -"Topping;"  (below)  Brown celery, onion and pepper in fat.; Add remainder and  season to taste. Pour in casserole. Cover with Topping. Bake at  375 degrees F. 30 minutes.  Topping for Meat Pie and Stew  (6 to 8 servings)  2 cups flour  4   teaspoons baking powder  1   teaspoon'salt  XA to Viz cup shortening  % cup milk  .Sift ��� cut in shortening. Add  milk and mix lightly and quickly  to soft dough. Knead gently on  floured board to shape. Roll to  about Vi inch thickness. Cover  meat dish. Cut 1 or 2 slits to allow steam to escape. Bake in a  very hot. oven 425 degrees F. 25-  30 minutes.  Alaska "Cheechako" Stew  1 lb. of Beef ������ cut in 2" cubes  (for variation use Heel of  Round, Brisket, Shank, Short  Ribs or Corned Beef)  4 small potatoes  : 4 carrots/  4 small onions  4 turnips ��� if desired.  Season cubes of beef with salt  and pepper and dredge with flour  Brown well on all sides in hot fat.  Remove meat from skillet. Add  sliced onions'' to the fat and  brown. Add the meat and coyer  with boiling water; simmer until  done (approximately 1% hours  ��� amount and /kind of meat will  determine time).  Add the vegetables, which have  been diced. Simmer meat and  vegetables for 15 minutes. Thicken the juice with flour and serve  with biscuits or dumplings. Yield:  4 servings.  (If whole vegetables are used,  allow 30 minutes more for simmering.  (By NANCY CLEAVER)  Fathers as well as mothers  may incline to be over-protective to their almost-grown children. Parents do not like to hear  plain truths. Unfortunately, in  many cases, they need to be advised to let their children reach  their own decisions.  One of the fundamental reasons for this undesirable situation is that all through their  child's growing years parents  have been sure that "Mother  knows best" or "Father will tell  you the right thing to do."  ' They have not seen clearly  enough that a child must be  given the chance to decide.  Sometimes he will make a poor  or even a wrong choice. But he  can only become accustomed to  thinking through a problem,  reaching a solution and acting  on it through his own experience.  He must have first-hand knowledge of life, not second-hand. A  child must learn from failure as  well as from success.  *  *      *  M   -���  ���f-^i \Aa-  The refusal of parents to let  them grow up is perhaps the  one thing that irks adolescents  most of all. Frequently there isv  bitter conflict between a boy or  girl and one or both parents  over  the choice  of  a  vocation.  School Loan By-Law Referendum No. 5  THE BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 46 (SECHELT)  Question to be submitted to the owner-electors of School District No. 46 (Sechelt).  "Are you in favour of the Board df School Trustees of School District No. 46 (Sechelt) borrowing money, without further assent of the owner-electors, at any time or  from time to time, within-three (3) years from December 31, 1964, by the issue and  sale of debentures bearing interest at a rate or rates not exceeding Six (6) per cent  per annum and payable over a period or periods not exceeding twenty years from  the date or respective dates thereof, in such principal amounts as the Board may from  time to time deem necessary to raise net sums not exceeding in the aggregate Three  Hundred Thirty-nine Thousand, Five Hundred Seventy^five Dollars ($339,575.00) after  payment of discount,, commission, brokerage, exchange, and other expenses with respect to such issue or sale, for acquiring and developing school-sites and purchasing,  constructing, reconstructing, furnishing, and equipping buildings for school purposes or  use in connection therewith and other-capital expeditures for school purposes?"  .The following in brief and general terms sets out substantially the proposed projects and the amount allocated for each, the amount specified as being within Provincial standards and eligible for Provincial grants, and the amount specified as being  above Provincial standards and therefore not eligible for Provincial grants and for  which the school district pays the full cost:���  (a) Acquiring and developing school-sites  Port MellonjLangdale Elementary  West Sechelt Elementary  Madeira Park Elementary  Roberts   Creek  Elementary  (b) Purchasing, constructing, reconstructing buildings, for school purposes or  use in connection therewith:  Port Mellon-Langdale Elementary  . West Sechelt Elementary  Sechelt Central Elementary  Madeira Park Elementary  Roberts Creek Elementary  GibsOns Landing Elementary  (c) Furnishing and equipping buildings for  school purposes or use in connection  therewith.  Port Mellon-Langdale Elementary  West Sechelt Elementary  Madeira Park Elementary  Roberts Creek Elementary  Gibsons Landing Elementary  Expanded Secondary Programme ���  Elphinstone  Expanded Secondary Programme ���  Pender Harbour  (d) Other capital expenditures for school  purposes  Plans and Supervision  Contingencies  Eligible for  Provincial  Grants  $ 12,400.00  4,600.00  19,786.00  6,256.00  Not Eligible  -for Provincial  Grants  Nil  Nil  Nil  Nil  Total  $ 43,042.00  50,000.00  ���Nil  40,000.00  Nil  10,500.00  Nil  44,900.00 ,  Nil  56,900.00  Nil  18,000.00  Nil  $220,300.00  7,000.00  5,000.00  3,000.00  5,000.00  2,000.00  Nil  Nil  Nil  Nil  Nil  24,700.00  Nil  5,300.00  Nil  $ 52,000.00  $ 13,218.00 Nil  11,015.00 Nil $ 24,233.00  TOTAL ESTIMATES      $339,575.00  Resolution Passed the 30th day of October, 1964  Approved by the Minister of Education the 4th day of November, 1964.  Authorized by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council the 10th day of November, 1964.  Take notice that the above is a true copy of the proposed question upon which the  vote of the owner-electors will be taken on Saturday, January 16th, 1965 between the  hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the following Polling stations:  Vancouver Bay School, Vancouver Bay, B.C.  Egmont School, Egmont, B.C.  ���Mr. Maynard's residence, Billings Bay, Nelson Island, B.C.  Irvines Landing School, Irvines Landing, B.C.  Club House, Garden Bay, B.C.  Madeira Park School, Madeira Park, B.C. v  Halfmoon Bay School, Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Sechelt School Activity Room, Sechelt, B.C.  Davis Bay School, Wilson Creek, B.C.  Roberts Creek School, Roberts Creek, B.C.  Elphinstone Secondary School, Gibsons, B.C.  Municipal Office, Gibsons,'B.C.  Langdale School, Hopkins Landing, B.C.  Port Mellon School, Port Mellon, B.C.  Veterans' Memorial Hall, Gamlbier Harbour, B.C.  Bowen Island School, Bowen Island, B.C.  Peter C. Wilson,  Secretary-Treasurer.  The same thing is true in picking a girl friend or;a boy friend.  Why don't parents' help their  children grow up by encouraging  them to make their own  choices?  In the one matter of selecting  their child's life work parents  have committed so many blunders that; one would think that  the thoughtful parent would  hesitate to rush in.  There are scores of biographies which tell of unhappy men  and women who were forced by  a father's domination to follow a  profession for which they were  ill-fitted.  Zane Grey's father absolutely  insisted that he become a den-'  tist. He obeyed, but was miserable in his years as a dentist.  Finally he abandoned this profession and turned to the writing  profession in which he became  famous.  * *��� ��� .*       Mothers may not be so strong-  minded about their child's life  work, but they do have a hard  time in the field of human relations. It is difficult for most  mothers to accept the definition  of a good parent as "one who  becomes progressively dispensable." Because they are so fond  of their little son it is hard for  them to see that by nature the  companionship of his peers ��� his  own age group, becomes increasingly important to him.  * *     *  A little later on, how rare it  is for a mother to look for the  good points in her son's best  girl. An outstanding psychologist  has pointed out in this matter  that "It is love that let's him  go, not the possessive love that  keeps him dependent. Freedom  makes a boy's healthy growth  to manhood possible."  Mothers  and fathers,  are  you  'making your   children's   healthy  growth to maturity possible: by  giving them chances throughout  the years to make their own  choices? Are you showing your  faith in them, by cutting the  "apron strings," which restrained them from harm when they  were small? *  Coast News, Dec. 31, 1964.       3  Take : life as you find it,  but  don't leave it that way.  CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE  MON.,   THURS.,   SAT.  1678 Marine Drive ��� Gibsons  Phone 886-9843  ...at lower cost!  It's easy with a PROPANE HEATING system installed expertly  ' fo give you economy and comfort. Models for any size home  or budget. Let us prove if!  Call today! ��� Pay only  10% down now, balance  over 5 years at 7% bank  interest ��� eliminate main-  enance worries.  ROCKGAS PROPANE LTD.  Ph.  886-2185  GIBSONS HARDWARE Ltd.      C & S SALES & SERVICE  Ph.  886-2442  "*^l_l  Sechelt, B.C., Ph. 885-9713  ���   ' "' ' '      ' "     "'    v '  ______-________-__-____-------���������  School Loan By-Law Referendum No. 6  THE BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICT Ho. 46 (SECHELT)  , Question to be submitted to the owner-electors of School District No. 46 (Sechelt).  "Are you in favour of the Board of School Trustees of School District No: 46 (Sechelt) borrowing money, without further assent of the owner-electors, at any time or  from time to time, within three (3) years from December,31, 1964, by the issue and  sale of debentures bearing interest at a rate or rates not exceeding Six (6) per cent  per annum and payable over a period or-periods not exceeding twenty years from  the date or respective dates thereof, in such principal amounts as the Board may from  time to time deem necessary to raise net sums hot exceeding in the aggregate Twenty-  nine Thousand, Three Hundred Twenty-five Dollars ($29,325.00), after payment of discount, commission, brokerage, exchange, and other expenses with respect to such  issue or sale, for acquiring and developing schoolrsites and purchasing, constructing,  reconstructing, furnishing and equipping buildings for school purposes or use in connection therewith and other capital expenditures for school purposes?"  The following in brief and general terms sets out substantially the proposed projects and the amount allocated for each; the.amount specified as being within Provincial standards and eligible for Provincial grants, and the amount specified as being  above Provincial standards and therefore not eligible for Provincial grants and for-  which the school district pays the full cost:���  (a) Acquiring and developing school-sites  Various schools  (b) Purchasing, constructing, reconstructing buildings, for school purposes or  use in connection .therewith:  Pender Harbour Secondary  (c) Furnishing and equipping buildings for  school purposes or use in connection  therewith:  Pender Harbour Secondary  (d) Other capital expenditures for school  purposes  Plans and Supervision  Contingencies  Eligible for  Provincial  Grants  Nil  Not Eligible  for Provincial  Grants  $20,000.00  Total  20,000.00  Nil  $   7,500.00       $   7,500.00  Nil  $   1,000.00      $   1,000.00  Nil $      450.00  Nil 375.00      $      825.00  TOTAL ESTIMATES      $ 29,325.00  Resolution Passed the 30th day of October, 1964  Approved by the Minister of Education the 4th day of Novemiber, 1964.  Authorized by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council the 10th day of November, 1964.  Take notice that the above is a true copy of the proposed question upon which the  vote of the owner-electors will be taken on Saturday, January 16th, 1965 between the  hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the following Polling stations:  Vancouver Bay School, Vancouver Bay, B.C.  Egmont School, Egmont, B.C.  Mr. Maynard's residence, Billings Bay, Nelson Island, B.C.  Irvines Landing School, Irvines Landing, B.C.  Club House, Garden Bay, B.C.  Madeira Park School, Madeira Park, B.C.  Halfmoon Bay School, Halfmoon Bay, BC.  Sechelt School Activity Room, Sechelt, B.C.  Davis Bay School, Wilson Creek, B.C.  Roberts Creek School, Roberts Creek, B.C.  Elphinstone Secondary School, Gibsons, B.C.  Municipal Office, Gibsons, B.C.  Langdale School, Hopkins Landing, B.C.  Port Mellon School, Port Mellon, B.C.  Veterans' Memorial Hall, Gambier Harbour, B.C.  Bowen Island School, Bowen Island, B.C.  Peter C. Wilson,  Secretary-Treasurer. 4      Coas^^^y^^^m^^-  . p. 10:Mi6_^'^SW___^''^^^fc  , British Columbia's wood harvest for the, first 10 \ months - of  1964 was 2.6. perc,ent���jhjighe.riitlian  for the same ^period IgstT'yeaij  the B.C. Forest Seryice. has ���.. an-.  nounced. The total o>prpvincial  cut to the end of .October, was  1,264,664,852 cubic fee,t.-For 1963,  a record year, tlie cut to the  end of October was, 1,232,731,146.  UK  re-eieets tsaiey  for his sixth term  "i _  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE REAL SALESMEN  TOWING SERVICE  PENINSULA MOTORS LTD.  Phone  DAYS  -  885-2111  NITES ��� 885-2155  SEPTIC TANK  SERVICE  PUMP TANK TRUCK  Tanks Built or Repaired  Drainage Fields installed  Gibsons Plumbing  Ph. 886-2460 for information  William Haley was elected by  acclamation for his sixth term  as chairman of the Old Age Pensioners Organization at its annual meeting. Mrs. Charles Hal-  stead and Mr. George Mould  were elected vice - presidents,  Mrs. Nora Haley, secretary, Mr.  Eric E, Rosen treasurer and Mr.  Reg Adams and Mrs. J. Wheeler directors  The organization ended the  year with 96 members. Ten regular meetings were held in the  Kinsmen Hall which was donated free for the meetings. Members are now looking forward to  their new quarters in the Health  Centre just as soon as the place  can be prepared. Seven executive meetings were held in homes  of executive members.  The birthday of the branch always calls for a special event and  this year a program of song and  games was organized along with  special refreshments and a cake.  The July picnic to Paradise Lake  took a full bus load from Gibsons plus ten members from the  Horseshoe Bay branch. Some  OAPO branches from other areas  visited the Sunshine Coast during the summer and were met by  tlie president -and executive mem-  ��� bers. :' .. ./p. 0 .->  One raffle was held during the  summer to raise funds plus the  member raffles held at each  meeting. The Sunshine convenor  continues to send out birthday,  get well and sympathy cards, also baskets of fruits and flowers.  Ten member's attended the Golden Age day at the PNE and in  spite of the "rain, enjoyed them?  selves. \  There were 41 members;-at..the.  Christmas dinner when a full  course turkey, dinner was served  catered by the Legion auxiliary  No. 109. Transportation to and  from the dinner was provided by  the, Chancellor car club, which  did a marvellous job, members  report.  Woodwork shop ready  Gulf  ���i-rup--  ies  SECHELT���Ph.   885-2283  EVERYTHING FOR YOUR  BUILDING NEEDS  The opening- of the new woodworking shop is slated for the  first of the new year. This beautiful building of post and beam  construction is 46'6" long, and  46'4" wide, the Elphinstone  school paper Glad Rag reports.  The initial design and plans  were proposed to the school  board by Mr. L. Smith. The  school board then commissioned  the frm of S. Louatt, Davies and  Partner to draw the finished architectural plans and supervise  construction.  Complete with office, showcase, and a large storage space,  this building will house three  wood-working lathes, a radial  arm saw, thickness planer, 8"  jointer, large industrial band  saw, mortising machine, large  drill press  and a  grinder.  This  THIRD MOST VALUABLE  . Canada was the British auto  industry's third most valuable  export market for cars during  the first-half of 1964, Recent figures show a great improvement  on the first 'six months" of :1963  when, due largely to the Canadian Government's temporary import surcharge, Canada was in  tenth place. British car exports  to Canada for the half year have  risen from $6^ . million ..to ,$26  million!  ' "���".   "".'  John Hind-Smith  REFRIOERATSON  PORT MELLON  TO  PENDER  HARBOUR  Phone 886-2231  from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Res. 886-9949  581���ADD-A-STRIP AFGHAN is quick to crochet of 5-inch shell-  stitch strips joined by puff stitches. Use 3 harmonizing colors to  create a rainbow effect. Directions.  559���WOOLLY WONDERS are easy enough for a child to make .���  foundation is 2 pillow-like pieces. Mom. takes 4 oz. worsted, just  2 oz. for baby. Tots, teens love them.  898���QUICKIE PINAFORE wraps 'n' ties ��� no fitting problems.  Easy puppy embroidery , adds charming touch. Transfer, pattern  pieces in child's sizes 2, 4, 6 included.  Thirty-five cents (coins) for each pattern (no stamps, please) to  Alice Brooks, care of Coast News, Needlecraft Dept., 60 Front Street  West, Toronto, Ontarib; Print plainly'NAME, ADDRESS, PATTERN  NUMBER.  machinery is so arranged to allow for assembly line production  Methods. The shop will accommodate 24 boys at six four station  work benches. ;   ������    y  The old shop will be used for  metal wor-k, possibly as a power  mechanics shop. Mr. Harding  will continue to teach in the basement shop. Mr. Richardson ������will  instruct metal work, and Mr.  Smith will teach wood work in  the new shop. All three teachers  will use the drafting room.  The approximate cost of the  new wing is $40,000.  Fraudulent  grades nipped  Western Canadian lumber producers have taken action to try  to prevent fraudulent grade  marking of lumiber after it has  left the producing mill.  At present* lumiber is grade-  marked at the buyer's option.  However, consistent with meeting all contractual obligations,  on all shipments after -June 30,  1965, members of the lumber producing associations in Western  Canada will adopt a policy of  grade-stamping all grades of dimension lumber at the mill.  The members Of the participating associations ��� Alberta Forest  Products Association; B.C. Lumber Manufacturers' Association;  Cariboo-P.G.E. Lumber Manufacturers Association; Interior  Lumber Manufacturers Association; Northern Interior Lumberman's Association; Saskatchewan  Timber Board ��� produce more  than 80% of the softwood lumber in Canada. More than 70%  of it is shipped to export markets, the major market being the  U.S.A.  B. M. Hoffineister, speaking  for these associations, said "The  industry is taking this action in  order to maintain the fine reputation of lumber as an engineered building material."  The problem first came to light  on the Eastern seaboard last  summer. Several lumber dealers face prosecution, after grand  jury indictments, for illegally  stamping low-grade lumber with  higher grade-markings.  ^;A-.>.f',j!v>4.;vA  Winter's wonderland! lot  '..'/'- ���< _ i ws-y-ty  x. Winter's wonderland -can, be< a  blunderland for motorists if they  fail to adjust to changed.,driving  conditions, says the B.C. Automobile Association.  " Avoid a sliding crash into the  vehicle iri front of you by increasing your following distance  in winter weather, p '���"��� Pr->.        ���-  Anticipate turns or speed  changes and make them slowly  and gradually.  If you find yourself,-in a skid,  turn the  steering  wheel  in  the  direction the rear end is sliding.  Learn   the   temperature   traps  where show and ice. last longer,  such as shady areas, overpasses  and bridges, and be extra care-  Canadians   averaged   613   telephone   conversations  per  capita  in  1962,   making  Canadians   the  world's champion telephone talkers for the 10th consecutive year.  Truth and unvarnished frankness are not always the same  thing.  ful in these places.  ' Remember that in winter half  the posted limit may be too fast,  and the real speed limit is your  good  judgement.  Avoid seeing blunders by  keeping the windshield, windows  and lights clean.  Start gently arid don't spin  your- wheels.  Stop by pumping brakes^-rdon't  jam them on!  .'......, ; ;..'..���".'  THE  DEPENDABLE CHAIN SAW  Mi fit* d.moutriti.a!���-���_  CHAIN SAW CENTRE   *  WILSON CREEK  Phone 885-2228  Of all the provinces, Ontario  has the largest Indian population,  about one-quarter of the 208,000  national total; the largest. Indian tribe has always been the 6j_b>  wa, who live mainly in northern  Ontario. ���      .  GIBSONS PUBLIC LIBRARY  Winn Road  OPEN  Tuesdays 2 to 4 p.m.  Fridays 7 to 9 p.m.  Saturdays 2 to 4 p.m.  GAS STATION HOURS  CLOSED NEW YEARS DAY  HOURS OPEN  Sat. & Sun. Jan. 2 & 3  SUNNYCREST MOTORS       9 to 12  SHELL SERVICE 12 to   3  GIBSONS AUTOMOTIVE      3 to   6  Production of General Motors cars and  trucks has resumed. Daily output will rise  speedily and our plants will soon reach  maximum capacity. We wish to express  our sincere thanks to everyone who has  waited so patiently for this good news.  Our appreciation embraces many people  across Canada . . . our customers . . . our  suppliers . . . and our dealers.  To the customers who have cars or  trucks on order and are awaiting delivery,  we are particularly grateful for your faith  in our products, for your forbearance  and for your understanding. Now that  our production has started again, rest assured we will fill your orders as quickly  as possible.  To our suppliers, we extend our sincere  appreciation and offer the encouragement  that soon all our operations will be back  to their normal level. Already, you are  providing the many quality products and  services that will enable us to reach peak  production with minimum delay.  .   "We thank our dealers and their employ-  the men whose important job it is  ees  to sell and service Geiieral Motors cars  and trucks. We know they will welcome  this renewed opportunity to fulfil the transportation needs of every customer.  Those of you who have not yet ordered  your new vehicle can now buy your choice,  confident that delivery will be made within a reasonable time. Every effort will  be put forth by our dealers, our suppliers  and ourselves to meet your requirements.  It is our belief that our 1965 cars and  trucks are the finest ever produced. This  is confirmed by the enthusiastic reports of  the thousands of customers already driving  them. Try them out soon at your General  Motors dealer's.  Again we thank you, and, along with  all our employees, we extend warmest  seasonal greetings and good wishes for  1965.  GENERAt, MOTORS  PRODUCTS OF CANADA, IJMITED  OSHAWA   ���    ONTARIO  CHEVROLET ��� PONTIAC  ��� OLDSMOBILE  ��� BUICK* CADILLAC ��� ACADIAN ��� ENVOY  VAUXHALL - CHEVROLET & GMC TRUCKS Coast News, Dec. 31, 1964.       5     ANNOUNCEMENTS (Cont'd)  CARD OF THANKS  I wish to thank my many" friends  for the lovely flowers, letters and  cards sent to me during my stay  at our beautiful new hospital; A  special- thanks to the ' doctors,'  nurses and staff for the wonderful care I got. ���" ,  As I could.not send cards this  year may I take this opportunity  of wishing you all a very Happy  and Healthy New Year.  Sincerely, Florence Chaster.  DEATHS  BECKER ��� Passed away Dec.  28, -1964, Pamela Phyllis Becker  in her 38th year, of New Brighton  Gamljier Island, B.C. Survived  by her loving husband Orville, 3  daughters, Sherry Janet and  Denise, one son Brian,- all at  home, 1 brother Stanley, Burnaby, B.C. and her parents," Mr. and  Mrs: C. Hartley, Langley, B.C.  Funeral service Thursday, Dec.  31 at 1'; pirn, from the Family  Chapel of.Harvey Funeral Home,  Gibsons, B.C: Rev. H. Kelly officiating. Cremation.   ,, y ���,���  pp.- .'  IxTSSIMAN ��� Passed away Dec.  22, 1964, Matilda Lissiman, in her  91st year, Of Hopkins Landing,  B.C. Survived 'by 1 son William,  and daughter-in-law Jean, Hopkins Landing, and several nieces  and nephews. Funeral service  was held Mon., Dec. 28, 1964  from the Family. Chapel of the  Harvey Funeral Home, Gibsons,  B.C. Rev. M. Cameron officiated.  Cremation. PP C;  FLORISTS  Wreaths and sprays. Lissi-Land  Florists. Phone 886-9345,.Hopkins  Landing.        ; ���';'���' :'���������.' "'P' Q;-:'p- ".  Flowers for all occasions  Eldred's   Flower  Shop,   Sechelt.  Phone 885-4455  WORK WANTED  Baby sitting available New Years  Eve. Phone N. Berdahl 886-9653.  ROY'S LAND  SERVICE  Fields -Lawns - Gardens  ROY BOLDERSON  Box 435  -  Sechelt  885-9530  Please phone evenings only  Baby sitting, sewing, mending,  odd jobs. Phone Mrs. Wingrave,  886-2558. yy  Dressmaking and Alterations^  Muryl  Roth,   Phone  .886-9532-  Bookkeeping and typing done;at  home. (Mrs.) Adrian Rellham,  Phone 886-2536. ��� -  Redrooffs Water Service  Plumbing, building septic tanks.  James Alex Stewart  Phone 885-9545  Sewing.   Plain,   fine   or   coarse.  Phone 886-2280. Ask for Dayle.  CARS.  TRUCKS  FOR SALE  '58 Pontiac 4 door sedan; 2 600  x!6 Suburbanite snow tires. Ph.  886-9686. ��� ���    ��� .y      "...  '53 Ford sedan, automatic. $250.  Phone 886-2632.  REST  HOME  Ideal home care and good food  for aged or convalescent. T.V.  Phone 886-2096.   :      P.      '���'  ANNOUNCEMENTS  C. RSY GREGGS  Sand, Gravel, Fill,  Septic Tanks, Drain Fields  Backhoe   and   Loader  Bulldozing  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9712  WILLIE   TAKAHASHI  Sechelt,  Ph. 885-4468  Your  new  Fuller Brush Dealer  L. G. ARTHUR & SON  RETAIL SHAKE.SALES  Phone 886-2671       -  For membership or explosive requirements contact F. J. Wyngaert, 886-9340, HOWE SOUND  FARMERS' INSTITUTE.  Tree falling, topping-or-removing  lower limbs' for view. Insured  work. from. Port Mellon...to. Pender Harbour. Phone 886-9940?'  Marven Volem  " PEDICURIST.  Mrs. F. E. Campbell  Selma Park, on bus stop  885-9775  Evenings by appointment  PETER CHRISTMAS      ~~  Bricklayer and Stonemason  All kinds of brick and stone work  Alterations and repairs  Phone 886-7734  WATCH REPAIRS & JEWELRY  MARINE MEN'S WEAR  Ph. 88G-211G, Gibsons  FIREPLACES  PLANTERS  FOUNDATIONS  WALLS  A. Simpkins 885-2132  A v* <A % CREST 'ELECTRIC  "Domestic ;wi_in_:,   rewiring   and  alterations from Port Mpllon   to  Pender. Harbour. Free estimates.  Phone, 886-9320 evenings.      ;   ,  Alcoholics Anonymous, Post /office Box 294, 'Sechelt. Information, phone 886-9372. ^ -��� -��-  VICTOR D'AOUST  Painter ��� Decorator  Interior ��� Exterior  '      Paper Hanging  First Class Work Guaranteed  Phone 886-9652, North Road  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     .  NELSON'S  LAUNDRY  &  DRY   CLEANING  FUR STORAGE  "���������   Phone Sechelt 885-9627  or  in  Roberts Creek,   Gibsons  and Port Mellon Zenith 7020  WATER SURVEY SERVICES  HYDROPURE water sterilizer,  water filtering systems, diamond  drilling, jack hammer work; rock  and stump blasting.; R.R. 1, Sechelt.  Phone 885-9510.  FOR   RENT "  3 rooms, furnished, in Gibsons,  $45 month. Phone 886-2863 or 886-  2718 after Thurs. .  Nice 2 bedroom house, basement  in West Sechelt, $75 per month.  Phone 885-9955.  STORE  FOR RENT "  In the best location in Gibsons.  500 sq. ft. $60.- Phone 886-2559.  Suite, completely furnished, electric heat. Suitable for 2 people.  By ,,.we'ek. Phone 885-9513. Big  Maple Motel, Wilson Creek.  3 .rooni cottage furnished Or unfurnished.  Phone 886-9661.  Single housekeeping, room for  man.' Cottage on Port Mellon  Highway. Phone 886-9525 after  5 p.m.  PROPERTY   WANTED ~  WATERFRONT LISTINGS  WANTED  We have many, clients .wanting lots and ^waterfront homes  in; the Roberts Creek,  Davis  Bay,  W^gtii Sechelt and Half^  moon Bayy'areas. ry fy  , We specialize in waterfront  properties;  For action on your property  call or write N. Paterson,  CAPILANO HIGHLANDS Ltd.  803 Davie St., Vancouver  Ph.   682,3764,   Eves   988-0512  MISC. FOR SALE  EARL'S  in  Gibsons  Exclusive on Hi-Fi deluxe transistor radio. See and hear before  you  buy a  radio.  886-9600  Table top propane range, $100.  Phone 886-2762.  30 Caterpillar hydraulic blade,  extra set tracks. See running at  Solnik's Service, 886-9662.  40 lb. Kedge Anchor, long shank,  $12.50. Evinrude dual controls $30  New and used outboards  HADDOCK'S  CABANA MARINA  MERCURY SALES &  SERVICE  Madeira Park Ph. 883-2248  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.  Phone 886-9857.  Good quality turnips at the farm,  6c lb. G. Charman, 886-9862,-  POULTRY MANURE available.  Sacked for convenient handling.  Order in advance. Wygnaert  Poultry Farm.  886-9340.  For guaranteed watch and jewelry repairs, see Chris's Jewelers,  Sechelt. Work done on the premises.  Pot burning auto, oil furnace,  suitable for smaller home.. Small  oil heater- Ph. 886-9814 after 6  p.m.  Oysters are a store house of  beneficial food elements. And,  either raw or cooked, they are  delicious to eat. Serve them often. Oyster Bay Oyster Co., R;  Bremer, Pender Harbour.  WANTED  WELL BUY STANDING FIR,  HEMLOCK    AND    CEDAR;  ; PHONE 886-2459.  BUILDING MATERIALS  JOHN DEKLEER ..,.,  BUILDING ��� CONTRACTING  Wilson Creek, B.C.  Phone 885-2050  REAL ESTATE  i      t,    ���< >i-iy  : " , ' ' T- ,    . .<_��>. ?   _    Of  EWART MdMT  ���!" Real Estate &,Insurance,  CLOSED BETWEEN  CHRISTMAS  and  NEW YEAR'S  A Merry Xmas  . .and.a���Happy New Year  Phones 886-2166  Evenings 886-2500 or 886-2496  COMPLIMENTS OF  THE SEASON  TO ALL  FOR THE   CHOICE  PROPERTIES   CONTACT  K. BUTLER REALTY & Insurance  Box 23, Gibsons B.C. y  Phone 886-2000  yA complete listing of Peninsula  properties. Residential ��� Commercial -��� Acreage ��� Waterfront ��� Business opportunities.  Mortgage money available.  CHARLES ENGLISH Ltd.  Real Estate���Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS.   B.C. PH.  886-24R1  Eves. - C. R. Gathercole, 886-2785  A University of^British Coliim-  bia education processor has written the first history of public  education: in B.C. ...  Professor F. Henry Johnson-is  the author of a 279-page book entitled A History of Public Education in British Columbia, which  covers all phases of elementary,  secondary, adult, and higher education,in B.C. from 1849 to 1964.  Published by UBC's Publication Centre, the book is available  from UBC's bookstore at $6.50  plus tax.  Prof. Johnson, who is director  of the elementary division in  UBC's Faculty of Education, said  the book has been in preparation  for more than three years and  is intended for B.C. school teachers, students in education, and  the. general public.  "Despite the fact that B.C. has  one of the most advanced educational systems in Canada," says  Prof. Johnson, "the history of  its growth and development has  never been written arid published."  He said the book is intended  to fill this gap and take its place  H. B. GORDON & KENNETT Ltd.  Real Estate & Insurance  Gibsons Sechelt  886-2191 885-2013  (R. F. Kennett ��� Notary Public)  TWO   NEW   SUBDIVISIONS  WATERFRONT LOTS  EARI/S COVEv|UBD_VIMpN  Adjacent to Earns Cove Ferry  terminal on -Sunshine ��bast  Highway; Beautiful view of  Jervis Inlet. ;y  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  Fashions at  high school  Well those high school fashions  are still making news in Elphin-  ,   stone school's Glad Rag publication   where   Diana   Hopkins   reported as follows:  "As I mentioned last month,  we were going to be hearing  more about the new-style blazer.  Karen has been wearing a very  smart-looking outfit consisting of  a navy blue blazer, and a grey  skirt (for you H.E. girls, Karen  made: her blazer). Diane , and .  Mary have also been seen wearing two very smart-looking  blazer outfits. It looks as though  the blazer is going to be big.  "Something else which is becoming increasingly popular is  the rather expensive textured  nylon. Somehow. I can't help  thinking that they always look  better on someone else.  "Girls, I have received a complaint that we, the young generation have become too fickle in  our taste in clothes and that we  %|are:;# spending    far    too    much  S^noiiey'bh  our school  attire.  If  y|yoii have any,, opinions in regard  lagto this ideveloping argument, let  yifme know and I will include them  yi?!in this column next month."  y. PRIZES FROM MERCHANTS  To correct an erroneous impression created in the story concerning the prizes announced last,  week for the best Christmas decoration lighting in Gibsons area,  the prizes offered were donated  by Gibsons merchants. The announcement was made last week  by C.yP. Ballentine who headed  the committee in charge of the  competition.  ,-alOngsi-le,.-histories,- of education  wntteinffor most;%ther Can_id__in  provinces.'  yOne: of the earliest landmarks  invB.C. education, Prof. Johnson  writes, was the achievement of  the first strictly . non-sectarian  school system in Canada. ��� since  the passage of the British North  America Act.  "This fact," he .writes, "seems  to have slipped by \_uite unnoticed in Ottawa and in eastern Canada which was usually very sensitive to the separate schools  question."  Prof. Johnson describes in detail the effect "which a number  of commission reports have had  on the B.C.  educational system.  The first of these, the. 1925 report of Dr. George M. Weir and  Dr. J. Harold Putnam, "had a  very great, influence in shaping  the school system over the next  30 years," Prof Johnson says.  It had repercussions in all  areas of elementary and secondary education, including curriculum, finance, development of  large school districts, and improvements  in  teacher  training.  The 1945 report of Dr. Maxwell  A.. Cameron, regarded at the  time as the most important single  event in the history of education  in B.C., gave the province a system of large administrative units  which other provinces and states  achieved only after negotiating  for many years with school  boards of small districts sensitive about their local pride and  autonomy.  The 1960 report of the Royal  Commission bn Education chaired by Dean S. N. F. Chant, was  a report by laymen with little or  no experience in public education  at the elementary and secondary  level, unlike the authors of the  two earlier reports, Prof Johnson says.  "The commissioners were the  appointed spokesmen for the people, attempting to interpret and  assess the public's opinion and  desires as expressed in the many  briefs presented," Prof Johnson  writes.  "They observed closely, sought  evidence, b a I a n c e d criticism  against conflicting criticism, and  presented a considered judgment  arid a general plan for the future," the:_book says.  Those-"charged by the department of education with implementing the report, Prof. Johnson writes, "have attempted to  modify the existing system of education to bring it into' harmony  with the general philosophy outlined in the report."  In addition to covering the elementary and secondary levels of  education, the book gives an up-  to-date treatment of the development of higher education from  the pearliest attempts; to ^establish  colleges to the recent implementation of the Macdonald report  and the birth of three new universities.  Dr. F. Henry Johnson is professor and director of the elementary division of the Faculty of  Education at the University of  British Columibia. After long ex-  Corner view lot, Selma Park, 116  x 200 feet. Phone 885-2087.  PETS..        : .   :. ���'��� ���-���      :.    '  **e_-_nese puppies. Phone 886-9890  FUELS  COAL & WOOD y  Alder $10  Maple $12  Fir $12 delivered  Bone dry old growth fir $14  DRUMHELLER HARD COAL  $32 ton, $17 y2 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  WOOD   FOR   SALE  Alder $10, Fir $12. Terms Cash.  Phone C. Wyton, 886-2441.  ����_:  perience'''as a' teacher in the ele-  jm'ehtary���tand "���'secondary schools  o��'Bi-tishi Columbia he was ap-  pointed?in 1948 to the staff of the  Victoria Normal School and1 later made':-"director of the; Victoria  Summer School of Education and  co-ordinator of teacher education  in the provincial department of  education: When the College of  Education was established at the  University of British Columbia in  1956 he vyas appointed to his present position there. He has taught  also as visiting professor at the  University of Toronto and Mac- -  dohald College of McGill University. ;'  "Professor Johnson's early education was obtained in British  Columbia schools. He attended  the University of British Columbia, graduating with a B.A; (Honors in History) followed by the  M.A. in the same field. He later  earned the bachelor's and doctoral degrees in education at the  University of Toronto.  Dr. Johnson is able to bring to.  a study^pf this kind his twin interests of history and education.  He is a past president of the  British Columbia Historical Association'and1 president of the Canadian Association of Professors  of Education.  Chun;!] Services  ANGLICAN ",..  New Year's Day  St.  Bartholomew's,   Gibsons  9:30  a.m., Holy  Communion  Sunday,   Jan.   3  11:15  a.m.  Holy Communion  11 a.m., .Church School  5 p.m.' Evensong  Port  Mellon  9:15 a.m., Holy Communion  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  3   p.m..   Evensong  Church of His.Presence, Redroofs  lLa.m.^Holy Communion  St. Mary^J Pender Harbour  3 p.m-.'^Evening  Praver "  St.  Hilda's.   Sechelt  .   -r,    7.'30;^jTn    Evensong  :  -y -y:y .'_��� t. >   - ������'   ���:.. y.'.-.. ���   : ^^^^^'^^---^  ' Gibsons  11 a.m;/aSunday School  n>$$-tV Nursery  11 a.ml^Divine Service  ������ .. yp:-:-  Roberts   Creek  2,'pim...jjtpivine Service  Worship leidyby Miss VH.  Camp-  bell, ���:deacpTC_;Siy: every   second  Sunday of eachXmonth.   : s  Wilson CreeK  11:15 a.m., Divine Worship  Sunday  Scnool,   9:45  a.m.  Worship  led   by   Rev.   W.   M.  Camerqri at 3:30 p.m. every, second  Sunday of each month.  ST. VINCENT'S  Holy Family. Sechelt. 9 a.m.  Most Pure;-Heart of Mary,  '''nibsfbns.  11 a.m  BAPTIST  Bethel -Bantfst.- Seolu'It  11 -.15" a m:.  Wo'<?hjn  Service  7:30 p.m.. Wed.. Prayer  Calvary   B^ntfst.   Gibsons  7 30 p.m.. F.venmg Service  Praj'er Meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thurs  CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS  anri   ?-"'Vv  School  each Pppr'ov nt 11  a.m.  Pobcrts   Crr-rh   TTr'"*M   Church  Rnrlio P-oo'-nrq- Th" Bible  Speak?  *o Yo��i.  ovp"  fMOR.   HOC,  9:00 n.m. every Sunday  PENTECOSTAL  9:45  am..   Sunday  School  i.i   r> -1 .  Dov^t'onal  7-on   n .*,      Kvanrrf,1i?:t'c   Service  Tn��s'..   3:H0   n n      Children's  T\m.��{    -r   Oft    _, ^       ^;h,0   Study  Fri.. .7:30 p m..  Young People  "At least we found out  the basement is  watertight!"  JULSETj.:.. s'.ar of one of the longest-running variety shows en CEC  television, pcrlorms for Canadians from coast to coast each Saturday, night a'ter the NHL hockey game.  GLAD TID1MG5 TABERNACLE  11 a.m.. Morning Worship  7:30' rj.iri..   Evangelistic   Service  .     10"a.m..  Sunday School  Tuesday. 7 r> m.     Rible School  _      Fririav   7 30 p.m.. Rally  t ���    ' '   '     ������'-������  SUNSHINE COAST GOSPEL Church  (undenominational)  Sunday School 10 a.m.  Worship Service     11:15 a.m.  In Selma Park .Community Hail  Pastor S. Cassells  JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES  Rihlo pt-viipS, Thos., 8 p.m.  Mnistrv  "^hool.  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 'Ila'l  at   Selma  Park Coast News,  Dec.  31,  1964.  A Happy  New Year  To All  GIBSONS WELDING  & MACHINE WORKS  North Road ��� Gibsons  Elphinstone    Uniform store hoyrs sought  (By SHIRLEY DeMARCO)  The first basketball games  ofN  the season were held on .Dec. 11,  at Elphinstone with Elphie hosting Pender Harbour.  The junior boys played the first  game with Elphinstone winning  over Pender 39-25. Elphinstone's  top scorers were -Allan McBeth  (18) and John Karateew (9).  Elphie again came out on top  after a hard game between the  senior boys. Final score was 52-  37. Top scorers were Doug Cooper (17) and Ken Sneddon (14).  The bleachers were filled to  capacity with spectators from  both Pender and Gibsons areas,  which added to the morale of the  players. We hope our home  games in 1965 will be just as well  attended. .  A good job was done by the six  cheerleaders for Elphinstone and  the four from Pender. This year  the Elphinstone cheerleaders are  Mickey Scott, Anne . Thorold,  Mary Scott, Kirsten Jorgenson,  Vickie Fossett, Carol Mylroie,  Carolyn Flockhart and Gerry  Winn.. ��� ������-'���  Until our next game, Jan. 9,  Max Cameron at Elphinstone,  thanks to all who supported the  Cougars.  :':" The "provincial government has  been asked by the Retail Merchants' Association of Canada,  B.C. division, to open the Municipal Act for amendments to shop  closing regulations.  The association has asked Municipal ; Affairs Minister Dan  Campbell to propose amendments  squarely at the doors of the huge  Eastern Canadian and Eastern  American department .stores and  chains, who, the briefs state,  have exerted continuous pressure upon councils in many municipalities in B.C., where they  have branch stores.  Wide-open night-shopping is the  chief target of the association's  to the Municipal Act which would    submissions. '���', They   beliey.e.vth,at  take the authority for governing  shop hours out of the hands of  municipal councils. They state  that councils have' shown an alarming lack of responsibility- in  their deliberations and the situation has degenerated to the extent that many neighboring councils appear to be vying with each  other to produce the most ridiculous and undemocratic regulations. .  The blame for the present undesirable    situation    is    placed  there is absolutely no reason,  either compassionate or econoinic  to justify, bur subordination in  British Columbia to outside retail interests, which are primarily Eastern-oriented.  Uniformity in closing days has  also been requested in order to  give the tourists a break who now  cross our borders, and if unlucky  enough, can find stores closed for  three and even four consecutive  days as' they travel around the  province.  HALFMOON BAY NOTES  By   MARY   TINKLEY  Eldreds  Flower Shop  Sechelt  _*'*sw  *#$_.  ny c4 Joyou* Season to all!  Edric, Florrie and Dick Clayton  . Barrie,  Maurice,  Muriel,  Kay,  Joe,  Rae,  Doug, John, Glen and Clyde  ?^*_  iw&M^Jw*4*   ** $*;'," >py&^  "W  We're rtinginq your rtay Mh Sriaht wishes  for a Very Happy Nert year !  Harvey Funeral Home  PARIU-ISON'S  HEATING Ltd  Gibsons  ESSO OIL FURNACES  NO DOWN PAYMENT -BANK INTEREST  TEN YEARS TO PAY  FOR FREE ESTIMATE - Call 886-2728  Mrs. Stephen Keyes who flew  home to Dublin in time for  Christmas after visiting her  daughter, Mrs. Pat Murphy for  the past 15 months, will be greatly missed. She made many  friends in the Bay and she will  be long rememibered for her singing of old Irish songs.  Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Sussbauer  and their family have left Seacrest to live at Port Coquitlam.  Ronnie, who has completed his  work on the Sechelt hospital will  now be working on a construction  job in Vancouver.  * * *  Visiting in the area last week  were Ken and Molly Butterfield  and their four children. Molly  and the children, who had just  arrived from Sarnia, Ont., will  make their home at Port Alice  where Ken is employed by the  Rayonier Company.  Mr. Frank Lyons, after a stay  in St. Mary's Hospital, Sechelt,  was able to return home in time  for Christmas. Guests, at the  Frank Lyons home have been Mr.  and Mrs. Charles Chestnut and;  Michael from Bellingham, Mr.  and Mrs. William Chestnut, with  daughter Patricia and brother  Bill from, Vancouver and Mrs.  Lyons' son, Gordon Laird with  his wife and three children, Christopher, Robin and Lisa from;  Richmond.  *     *     *  Recent guests at the Alan  Greene's have been the Canon's  daughters, Barbara and Marjor-  ie Greene. At the Ron Robinson's  were Bev's mother,; Mrs. Eva  Ayer of New Westminster and  Ron Brooks of Sayward.  Only a few summer homes  were full during the holiday. At  Welcome Beach were two hardy  families, the Nobby Clarks and  the Les Goughs.  To Redrooffs came a Santa  Claus in the form of Mr. Don  MacDonald, who, within a few  hours of his arrival had a water  system running for the benefit  of all his frozen-up neighbors.  The MacDonald's house guest  was Ray Cormack who came to  visit his father, Mr. Robert Cormack who is still a patient in  St. Mary's Hospital, Sechelt.  A number of Bay residents  spent the holiday in the big city.  Mrs. Ruby Warne was at the  home of her son Jimmy Wier  and Mrs. Marguerite Meuse was  the guest of her grandson Peter  Williamson and her daughter,  Mrs. Charlotte Williamson.  *   ���#���'*���������  Mr. and Mrs: Bill Grundy were  at West Vancouver at the home  of their daughter, Mrs. Doug  McLeod and the Jim Graves famr  ily spent the holiday with Billy's  sister, Mrs. Margaret Jones.  Also in Vancouver, visiting  friends and relative!- were Mr.  and Mrs. M. A. Shaw of Middle  Point, Miss Connie Lanham and  Sverre Solviberg. At Port Alberni  Mr. and Mrs. Red Robinson celebrated Christmas with the family of their daughter,^ Darlene  Haynes.  The Cliff Connors have received word that Mr. and Mrs. Fred  Chwojka and their son Glen  have moved to Sooke. Mrs.  Chwojka who is the former Miss  Amy Myers was public health  nurse on the peninsula for several years.  little  of Tex-Made  sheets  can be yours  at low  White Sale  prices.  THE MOST FASHIONABLE BEDS IN CANADA WEAR  Tex-made  SHEETS. '���  DOMINION TEXTILE COMPANY, LIMITED, MONTREAL  EACH.SUNDAY EVENING on CBC television, Flashback dips into  the past, bringing the famous before the cameras to reminisce. They  are quizzed by (from left) Allan Manings, Maggie Morris, Elwy Yost  and moderator Bill Walker, along with a special guest panelist.  _ ive  >bursel-P  Grab yourself  a LUCKY!  A bold  breed of beer...  a man's beer...  slow-brewed the  Canadian way...  aged for  premium flavour  and man-sized  taste!  ^^v#  Order early for the festive season ...  order  LUCKY LAGER.  '������;r.i^__--__r_  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia. Coast News, Dec. 31, 1964.  CROSSWORD  LAST WEEKS  ANSWER  1   , ACROSS  1. Boy  4. Letter  7. Part of a  window  8. Incite  10. Qpera by  Verdi  11. At one time  _L2, Wheelers  .L4. Lampreys  16, Arab  name  17. Source  of light  and heat  i 10. Preposition  ! 20. Raise  .22. Treeless  plains:  So. Am.  25, Opponent  27. Liquid  measure:  abbr.  28. A king's  |     residence  ,31. High  94. Farm  animal  85. Lofty  mountain  37. Also  38. Kind of  fish  41. The Gobi.  for one  43. Italian  l     coins  45. Frog*  46. Spirit  i      lamp  47.0strich-  j      like birds  48. Ever: poet.  49. Property:  I' ��������� l*. v  DOWN9   --  1. Sheriff's  officers  . 2. Wavy: Her.  3. Endures  4. Self  5. Solitary  6. Decorative  edging  7. City: Pa.  9. Kind of  river mouth  12. A buddy  13. To take  supper  15. Distress  signal  18. A constant  scolder  21. Little child  23. Cushion  24.Table-  -  lands  26. Guido's  highest  note  28. Cone  of  thread  on a  spindle  29. Of the  axis  30. Old times  32. Noblemen  33. Homeowners  plot  36. One of the  Apostles  RATA  E  y  1  L  -a__��__  _      : ��� .EifflHH-  aaaaa si|U|  tana ______ mam  ____ -ai_____i_--g@  _____in_____ ________  . . ______   ______!    y!  fflH' SQEIDIl   SB  aaa [_a_i aga  !.___-___--   fUSES-El  aaaa ___��__g_i  39. Bird of  prey   ;  40. Sea eagle  42. Indefinite  quantity  44. Play it  by���-:;  1  12  \a>  20  ^  Z8  34-  38  -1  IO  29��  45  4->  ��  2ff  39  48  __��  21     ^  %%  _2  40  1  2_��  55  44 ??  ____.^__2-_  22  30  a  8  II.  23   24  27  34)  2  4S-  47  31  wl  42  32  15  33  I  1  Nineteen years ago in February the first tender for the construction of a phone pole line between Gibsons and Pender Harbour was called by the provincial government^ telephone agency. Almost 20 years* later and  now under the B.C. Telephone  Company telephone tolls will be  : removed between Gibsons and  Sechelt. allowing free dialing from  Port Mellon; to Sechelt.  i   Thus this part of the Sunshine  if.Coast has its part in  the .B.C.  '^elephMeyCompany's $38,000,000  capital expenditure program for  1964. The 1965, program will be  equal to that of 1964.  A major project started in '64  was construction of a microwave  system from Prince George to  Prince Rupert. Two links were  completed and the Smithers to  Terrace section will be done in  1965.  At -McLean Mountain, midway  between Terrace and Prince Rupert, B.C. Tel carried out an  aerial assault by helicopter with  tons of building materials and  microwave equipment to establish a microwave station which  is inaccessible by road. The station carries telephone circuits  and television programs of CFTK  TV (Terrace) to Prince Rupert  for rebroadcast locally and in  Alaska. -  Less hazardous physically, but  a first in a B.C. public school,  was the installation of educational television equipment in North  Kamloops   Secondary   School.  Classroom teaching by TV of  French,   English,   social   studies,  science and mathematics began  with the school term in September for Grades 8 and 9. The system included a studio equipped  with two cameras and a sound  system operated from a console  in an adjoining control room.  Eighteen classrooms are cabled  for the system. Equipment allows  for the use of films, "slides and  photographs and can be readily  adapted for microscopy.  The new division headquarters  was built on a three acre site at  Kamloops, for administration offices, a warehouse and a vehicle  center.  Expansion of dial telephone service was reflected throughout the  entire B.C. Tel system during the  year: Nine exchanges were converted from manual to dial service: Celista, Port Edward, Ganges, Gulf Islands, Vanderhoof,  100 Mile House, Forest Grove, In- '  vermere,   Golden.  Another 10 new dial offices  were opened expanding service  in the local areas, including Cordova Bay, Sardis, Rosedale, Jaf-  fray, Taylor, Grasmere, Willow  Point, Black Point, Wellington  and Beaverdell. B.C. Tel is 97.7  percent dial operated and has 70  percent of its total telephones on  Direct Distance  Dialing service.  During 1964 DDD was inaugurated at Abbotsford, serving the  local exchange and Mission, Chil-  liwack, Agassiz, Hope, Yarrow,  Boston.Bar, and Yale. In addition, Powell River also received  DDD service.  During 1965', DDD service will  be extended to other exchanges,  allowing subscribers to dial their  HALL���METAL  GENERAL SHEET METAL  Domestic  ���  Commercial  Industrial   ���   Marine  HEATING  Phone 885-9606  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  THRIFTEE DRESS SHOP  "Personalized Service"  Agents  Brown Bros. Florists  ..-',������ Phone 886 9543  BEN DUBOIS  FLOAT, SCOW,  LOG TOWING  Gunboat Bay,  Pender Harbour  Phone  883-2324  ALCAN KEMAN0 SURPLUS  Staff Prefab Houses  complete  T Bedroom $1200  2   Bedroom $1400  Phone 885-4464  885-2104  88f?-'>S'?7  No 8% ��� Can be bank financed  C & S SALES  For all-your heating  requirements  Agents for ROCKGAS  PROPANE  Also Oil Installation  Free estimates  Furniture  Phone   885-9713  yy'- 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  SMITH'S HEATING  CHIMNEY  & OIL STOVES  CLEANED  Phone 886-2422  D. J. ROY, P. Eng. B.C.LS.  LAND SURVEYING  SURVEYS  P.O.  Box 37,  Gibsons  1334. West Pender St.,  Vancouver, 5 Ph. MU 4-361J  MASONS GARAGE  Dunlop tires & accessories  Electric welding,  Wheel balancing  Truck and car repairs  NORTH ROAD ��� GIBSONS  Ph. 886-2562  NORM BURTON  Your Odd Job Man  Carpentry Work,. House Repairs,  Drainage Tiles laid, etc.  Res:, Pratt Rd.,   Gibsons  Phone 886-2048 .  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  Cold Weld Process  Engine Block Repairs  Arc, Acy Welding  Precision Machinists  Ph. 886-7721 Res.  886-9956  R. H. (Bob) CARRUTHERS  Oil  stoves  and heaters cleaned  -and serviced  Port Mellon to Earls Cove  Phone 886-2155  SWANSON BROS.  GIBSONS PLUMBING  HEATING  ���   PLUMBING  Complete installation  Quick efficient service  Phone 886-2460 or 886-2191  SCOWS  LOGS  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  LTD.  . Heavy Equipment Moving  ', ...        & Log Towing  Phone   885-4425  CHAIN SAW CENTRE  WILSON CREEK. B.C.  Dealers for PM  Canadien,  McCulloch and Homelite Chain Saws  A Complete  Stock of Machines  and Parts for Maintenance  and Repairs.  Telephone   885-2228  Backhoe &  Loader Work,  APPLIANCES  Radio, Appliance & TV Service  LIVE BETTER ELECTRICALLY  Gibsons Electric  Authorized' Dealer  Phone' 886-9325  NEVENS RADIO & TV  Franchised Philips Dealer  SALES AND  SERVICE  (to all  makes)  also  appliances  Ph.  886-2280  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  SICOTTE BULLDOZING LTD.  Land Clearing ��� Excavating  and Road Building  Clearing Blade  Phone   886-2357  Peninsula Cleaners  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone 886-2200 P  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything  for your   building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  0CEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  Makers  of fine  custom  furnish  ings and cabinets in hardwoods and softwoods  Kitchen remodelling is our  specialty  R.   BIRKIN  White Rd., Roberts Creek  Phone  886-2551  PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  Formerly Rogers Plumbing  cor. Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES AND SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone  886-9533  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BLD. SUPPLIES LTD.  Phone 886-2808  Everything   for   your  building  needs  Free Estimates  Mortgage Money  for New Construction  or Older Homes  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS 886-2481  GENERAL REPAIRS  CHIMNEY   SWEEPING  OIL STOVE MAINTENANCE  E. LUCAS  Free Estimates ��� Ph. 884-5387  We use  Ultra Sonic Sound Waves  to clean your watch  and jewelry  CHRIS' JEWELERS  Mail Orders  Given Prompt Attention  Ph. Sechelt 885-2151  SIM ELECTRIC LTD.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  SECHELT  Phone 885-2062  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK, GIBSONS  EVERY WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS - 886-2166  For all your Heating needs call  TINGLEYS 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 inf-SifiiBchfelt, B.C.  ��� ��� -   >y&^y'P'-p   ��� ���-���^-yE.s ������ ��� - ���'������ ��� ,     -  ���"    :$?������':       ���  I & 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  Greetings from your  Directory advertisers  own long distance station-to-station calls.  Other  communication   services  will be extended during 1965, including  Teletypwriter   Exchange  Service (TWX) whereby customers   can  send  typewritten  messages at speeds up to 100 words  per minute on a network extending; throughout Canada  and the  United  States.   Major  industrial  projects are connected to TWX  service, including the Peace River dam site contractors' offices.  : Other B.C. Tel communication  facilities at the site include local  dial  exchange   service  with  radio   connections   to' long   distance,  and a closed-circuit system of telephones along the three  mile conveyor belt and screening  plants as an operational aid.  In 1965, TWX will also serve  the Duncan Lake dam site of the  Columbia    River    development,  where the telephone company  was the first to provide communications. A radiotelephone in  a loggers' camp was used extensively during clearing of the dam  and main construction camp sites  The telephone company is now  preparing; equi'pment': for local  exchange service; and ��� a V.H.F.  radio system from Duncan Lake  for long distance service through  Nelson. Radiotelephones onr site  will continue to be served from  an existing radio terminal at  Kaslo.  POPULAR BRITISH CARS  Most popular British cars last  year were those in the 1,000 to  1,600 c.c. engine capacity . class.  Of 946,000 of this size produced,  391,000 were built for export markets.  This advertisement Is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia. * f  2.2-f  s  FLOWER!  TALK  For anniversaries, birthdays, flowers express your  sentiments perfectly. You'I!  find a FLORIST fast in the  YELLOW PAGES, where  YOUR FINGERS DO THE  WALKING^   .  "Let's go in here and seek  a little status!"  i>��a_��'f_ix,��aa_-  _������2___-s_��n  [irtie's .laseiry  QUALITY   WORKMANSHIP  Custom built fireplaces, chimneys, block buildings, retaining wa'ls, planters, patios,  slate work, sandstone, cut  granite.  Free Estimates & Design  Phone 886-2586  Short course  for fishermen  Fishermen will cast their lines  in search of knowledge during  a technical fisheries short course  sponsored by the University of  British Columbia Extension department, Jan. 4 to , 22, at the  UBC campus. -        .   -  With emphasis on the most up-  to-date fisheries information and  fishing methods, the, course is  designed to extend the commercial fisherman's knowledge of  the fishing industry beyond his  own specialized branch.  Lectures and demonstrations  will be given by instructors from  the UBC faculty, Fisheries Research Board of Canada, Canada  Department of Fisheries, commercial companies and by individual specialists.  The three-week course is financed by a grant from the/Federal Department of Fisheries.  Enrolment is limited ,to professional fishermen. For further information and an application  form, contact' Mr. Graham A.  Drew, extension department,  University of , British Columbia,  Vancouver 8, B.C.  LETTERS  to editor  Editor: The Old Age Pensioners .Organization , expresses its  sincere appreciation to the Chancellor Car Club for the marvellous job they did on Friday, Dec.  18, transporting OAPO members  to and from their Christmas1 dinner party. Through heavy .snowfall and slippery roads these fel7  lows made sure eVeryohe <g^t  there and right on time! Again,  our sincere thanks!  Bill Haley, president.  from five to ten degrees cooler  than on a ,site' wheref planting  had been neglected.  ROBERTS CREEK  Mr. and Mrs. Bill Roberts,  Lower Road, enjoyed a particularly happy Yuletide this' year  occasioned by a visit from their  youngest daughter, Kay, \vith her  husband and two sons, fromvthe  Atlantic seaboard, the first "such  visit in eight years.  Mr. and Mrs. S. Funnell and  Forrest Funnell, of White Rock,  were Christmas Day guests of  Mr. and Mrs. S. Rowland and  family, Crow Road.  Guests for the day at the Newman home were Mrs. Marian  Smith and Miss Sheila Smith of  Vancouver.  The Murray MacKenzie quartet were in' Williams Lake for  Christmas holidays, guests of  daughter, Mrs. B. McCue and  family.  A painful accident prevented  the Reg. Eades festivities from  taking their usual course. Mrs.  Eades had the misfortune to  fall - on the basement floor and  injure her leg and knee cap.r;X-  rays did not disclose any fractures but convalescence will ;be  of long duration. Son Reg. and  family are expected up from  Vancouver for the New Year  weekend. ' >  Printed Pattern  9032 _^ess^^ SIZES  Appoint Paish  B.C. Federation of Fish and  Game Clubs President K. A.  Hodgson announces the appointment starting Jan. 1 of Howard  Paish, of Canal Flats, as federation" vsecretary-manager.  - ��� Mr. Paish, a school principal,  was born in England, and educated there, where he graduated  from London University. *Ie came  to Canada in 1954, and' to B.C. a  year later. He studied at U.B.C.  before becoming principal of the  Canal Flats school.  His principal hobbies are big  game trophy hunting, fishing,  photography and writing. He won  -the 1961 Boone & Crockett award  for mountain goat, and the B.C.  Federation Bert Palmer Memorial Big Game Trophy in 1962.  Huge barges  , E. G. Shorter, vice-chairman  of MB & PR, announces that two  356-foot bargest will be built by  Yarrows Limited, of Victoria,  and a 3,000 H.P., 140 foot tug  will be built by Halifax Shin-  yards, of Halifax.  The new equipment, to, be  placed in service by October,  1965, will - carry newsprint cargoes from MP &��� PR's newsprint  mills at; Powell River and Port  Alberni in British Columbia to  California. This will be the first  time newsprint cargoes have  been carried on such a long  ocean haul by barge, a-distance  of approximately 1,200 nautical  miles. Cost of the barges will be  about $2,506;000-and cost of the  tug-abOiit $1-250,000.  NATURES 'AIR CONDITIONERS    8       Coast News, Dec' 31, 1G64.  . Human health owes much to  the cleansing and purifying action of trees, shrubs and other  plant life' on the atmosphere. In  addition to consuming carbon,  dioxide and converting it- into  the oxygen vital to human existence, trees serve as dir filters,  removing natural and industrial  dusts. Dust count is always  lower on the lee side of a park  or green belt.  Plants also exercise considerable control over climatic conditions in open country as well  as between cities and their suburbs and can even have an appreciable effect , on individual  -residential property, where sum- .  mer   temperatures   may' range  Sechelt  Beauty Salon  TPh.  885-9525     '   :  HAIRSTYLING :  :  designed just for  you  Coldwaying ��� Coloring  Tuesday to* Saturday ���  Royal Canadian Legion  Branch 219 ��� Roberts Creek  wish oil a Happy New Year  and remind you that  OPEN     HOUSE  will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on New Year's Day  .EVERYBODY  WELCOME  TWILIGHT THEATRE  GIBSONS ��� Phone 886-2827  NOTE - NEW TIMES: D00R& 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  TUES., WED. ��� DEC. 29 & 30  June Lockhart & Lassie in LASSIE'S GREAT ADVENTURE  SAT., DEC. 26 to SAT., JAN. 2  N. F. B. Short THE GREAT TOY ROBBERY  will be shown with all features  SAT., MON., TUES. ��� JAN. 2, 4 & 5  Brando, Trevor Howard in MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY  Technicolor,  Cinemascope  SALE STARTS JANUARY 4  JANUARY  (m 'TlWievw 'flUv-tt  PlOI-5'.Tw0  y  Pleated jumper plus Pejter  Pan blouse ���-a pair with ;jIT,  that jaunty, sporty look that's  front-page fashion! Sew jumper  in wool, velveteen, .}  Printed  Pattern  9032:   Misses'  Sizes  10,  12, ,.14,  16, 18,  20.  Size  16   jumper   5  yards   35-in.   nap;  ;blou_'e 1% yds. 35-in. yf    '  ��� FIFTY CENTS (50c) in coins  (no stamps please), for this pattern. Print plainly SIZE, NAME,  ADDRESS an-1. STYLE NUMBER  ��� y Send order jto MARIAN M.��R- ,  TIN, care of the" .'Coast    News, *  . Pattern .Dept,,,. 60 Front St. West, "  , Tdrbnjoi- Ont.'>y yy'.^y       y ������ .  FREE PATTERN DIRECT JTO ?  YOUR DOOR ��� choose it from  300 design ideas in new Fall-  Winter Pattern Catalog! School,  casual, career, dressy styles! ������  all sizes! send 50c.  W a basso  Sheets & Cases  "FAMILy" Quality. Famous, for  their  durability and comfort  Size 81 x 100"  Plain Hem  Jts.c-Cn    ��� ���_���___������  Size 72 x 100"  Plain Hem  Jb_acxi    ���*������������������  Size 63 x 100"  Plain Hem -*  Each    .........  2-98  2-88  2-68  Matching  "FAMILY"   Pillow  Cases. Size 42x33"���Pr.���J| 39  FLANNELETTE SHEETS  Size  70  Each  X ���"-"' $2_'19  _������������--������-������     A_i  Long wearing cosy flannelette  sheets   in  creamy  white  ^with  pink Or  blue  borders.  LAMONT BLANKET  ���Size 72 x _4"' $_5.97  JlicLCtX       '����� ������������������������_������      k___F -  Wonderfully soft and warm  blanket in a viscose blend.  Satin bound. Colors: Red,  Blue, Green,, Rose, Gold,  Orchid, Sand or White.  /FOAM CHIP PILLOW  .Size'18 x 24" $| ,49  ������'''���'. -v.: iy- o:ii -y ���   r.   ,:.   ���  1 Durable ^, floral ��cotton cover  with corded edge.  "FAMILY" PASTEL SHEETS & CASES ffe 1flft���  ���'������-.      81 x 100  Wonderful to brighten any bedroom  .   .'���'.' A  perfect gift.  Colors: Pink,  Blue, Green; or Maize. <���     Matching Cases, pr. J 39  3-98  GOOSE DOWN PILLOW  51698  Size 20 x 26"  Pair.  ���-��_���������  FLORAL COMFORTER  Size 72 x 84" $Q.98  Each      ......���������...    -^r  Pure goose down with long y  wearing printed panel cover  with, corded edge.  Richly patterned taffeta cover reverses to solid color.  Terylene :��� filled. .Assorted  pastel colors.  "Duchess"   HEIRLOOM   SPREADS  Reversible heirloom bedspread woven  of selected cotton yarns. Luxurious bullion fringe. Colors. Antique White, Snow  White, Green, Rose, Beige or Turquoise.  Generous Double Bed Size ��� 96 x 108"  I  9  ���98  EACH  E ;  HOW! " 0U AHTIT1ES     LIMITED!  THRIFTEE STORES 6tMtf ��� *

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