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 :..' GOLDEN CUP AWARD , J  ������}yp':\COFFEE  ;;���'';'  ���'/���'yy' ;at':DANNY'S  COFFEE -HOUSE &  MOTEL  "-' Gibsons ���: Ph.  886-9815  Provincial1 Library,  Victoria,, B. C>  SERVING  THE GROWING; SUNSHINE  COAST  Published in Gibsons,  B.C.y Volume 18;:.Number^, December 24, 1964,  7c per copy  o'lfpoo-  am  in  . jjFjres which occurred'in three  "homes, resulting in1 the complete  ���destructon of two of them occiir-  red during-the stormy week the  ar.ea has experienced.  'i?Along with the three fires, the  gorily major accident which occurred involved a freight truck on  Granthams   hill , which   resulted  iri^ a power pole being disrupted  leaving the area without power  for some .time:  ,The most serious fire occurred  Friday on Orange road when the  home of George R. Kelly became  a -total loss. With, it was lost a  fine collection of guns which Mr.  Kelly.had collected The loss is  expected to pass the $13,000 mark  Mrs. Kelly ^was in an adjoin-  ing'>field shortly  after  noon  on  Friday when the.fire started. It  made such rapid headway she  was. unable to. save anything.  When Mr. Kelly returned home  from a neighbor he was unable to-  get near the building because of  the intense heat. Ammunition  detonating within the fire was an  added danger. The house was insured.  On Thursday night a fire alarm  came from Langdale to which  the Gibsons Volunteer ��� Fire department responded. It occurred  about 10:15 p.m. and resulted in  total destruction of the building,  which was the home of Mr. and  Mrs^ Herb Berdahl and their four  children. All escaped. The loss  is expected to reach $7,000 or-  more.      .-  ' At about 2. a.m. on Thursday,  Dec. 17 a'fire call came from the  H. M. Lee home on Pratt road  where sparks from a fireplace-  had eaten under the'house onto'  floor' rafters. ��� Damage was estimated to be in the region of $300  Earlier that, night at about  10:30 a Pender Harbour-Powell  River freight lines truck had just  about made.it to the top of Granthams' hill when it started sliding  backwards. It kept going until it  slid into a ditch against a power  pole blacking out the area for  some hours. The driver, Ronald  .Johnson of Vancouver .received  minor leg injuries. The truck  was eventually righted- and' put  b'ack oh'the road^  Record fall of snow  ''-ty  The Sunshine Coast area from  Port Mellon . to . Egmont fared  fairly well, under the stress t of  the record snowfall which spread  itself over almost a week. Three  fires, one serious truck mishap  and   many,   many   other   minor  -automobile   embarrassments   oc-  curredowing to the-slippery snow  on paved highways.       . .,��� .  1-jCar wheel, chains/and . antifreeze became. a collector's item  within. two days of the" start,, of  the storm. Cars were left strand-.  ed where they , were- "and tow  trucks   were   kept'.busy   at-all  .hours of .the day, arid night.. i  '.The snow which started,Thursday night fell to the [extent of  about 17, inches; by' Tuesday night  of j this < week. This constitutes a  ten year record-as the'last heavy  snowfall was  in .1935-6. yy.;.  : y-Bo.th;. Gibsons .and' Secheit .'villages' reported .things .under con-  - trol generally, with' 'maintenance  men working - long- hours \to . keep  .  .._-. {.     -���...-. . .f.,. .... .    ..  rqiads -open. PPPPP:.?"'-. ������'.::--'���; '-.  __Y_^lJT_C_^__��r��ISi*-W' - ��� -A- -���-Tf>^_t_'Ji_f'!��.'_-_ ->'_#31_L   _,-'���> _���. - ���"���'"*' ��� -;.-Q-: ���        ������ V''-----.-t'Whiie:'hc/usehold_fs'7have ;beeri  '    y.- ..-'.-    ������������''.   -:''-' J.fr <���..'������>'��������� 5'"-";,. ��� : ���������'���' "'.'-���'������'���' yo'P.p.    -0:   ��� " --i 'fences such as ^'digging out: paths  ���- (By R:rF. KENNETT)  ������    "'..-;.-y ' P���y.���;���    ,.-���; yQ-yPPpp' ',  ���'���; Light snow'bega'n falling in Gibsons on Thursday evening, December 17 and at this presstime-December 22, no less than 17.3 inches of  winter white: blanketed the^ area around Gibsons. Squamish grinds  raged to Tuesday, Dec. 15 driving temperatures to 8. degrees above  and in places along the wateifrant to 2 above. After a brief respite  snow began .falling and we presently sit with the prospect of a truly  white Christmas. ' - ������; -..'.. ���;  .It is interesting to survey the Christmas day weather records  as recorded these past ten.years or more.  p 0texx$ ^m^m to &U  Irpm tj)e^���pajst _$.etog staff  and either abandoning the use of  their cars-, or. trying to dig'a path  out   to   the   highways,    various  other organizations such as B.C.  Telephones.and B.C. Hydro and  others have  had  their troubles,.  B.C. Telephones report an ex-:,  tremely   busy   period   while   the .  snow  was  falling.  For instance i  the   busiest -day   handled   1,700  calls   outgoing. which   does   not  take into consideration the thousands of direct dial calls. Many of  the operators worked long hours,'  according.tp Mrs. C. Mason, operating  supervisor.1 Few  serious -  complaints   were   received,   she  adds,. ���   . .  B.C. Hydro started its worries  with the windstorm on the night  of Dec. 14 to 15 when poles were  blown or knocked down all' the  way from Port Mellon to Jervis  Inlet with' the worst of the breaks  occurring on the. Clowhom line  where, stays holding ,6ne pole,  collapsed ...arid. the. shaking of the  pole caused ..the: line, to burn put. ,  This caused wprkVfor; (eight -men  covering;: _wd-and��o-ie-Jnalf.;days  ~o?^fficTffi:ftfi.e__tf  ��� The remainder 'of-'the B.C. Hy-  A/plain to feed cadves on a farm  in ;Christianson road vicinity, ended with the death -of ;16 calves  which were ^eventually dumped  into a; garbage, ravine for dis-r  posal. 7 .'.."'  They, had been obtained at a  Fraser Valley sale and brought  to this area. A change of diet is  believed to have caused troubles  for the calves"; and they started  dropping off- eventually y all j of  them ; dying.  The SPCA were notified who. in  turn notified the RCMI* ywhb  passed:' the matter on toy local  health authorities. Owing to the  nature of the case authorities did  not think any charge could be  laid.  The carcasses had been dumped onto the B.C. Hydro right of  way which resulted- in > a complaint being made. -Their owner  was ordered ��� by .health authorities to dispose of them.*--  way  vote  Beatnik party  The .Hi C,had,.a beatnik party  on Saturday; night/ Dec. 5. It was  a success and* different from the  usual. Helen Shupe did a dance  which was-perfect-for the occasion.' She put so much into it  that she was out of breath when  she was finished. Everybody en-*  joyed it so much that-they demanded more. Thanks to Helen  for her addition to the party. Al-  y'so David Gooding read, some  beatnik poetry with bongo drum  accompaniment which everybody  enjoyed.     ~ ,'    '    , '  Activities in the future are on'  Dec. 23 when- the group will be  out carol singing to the elderly  people  in the*rneighborhood. .     -  CHRISTMAS DAY,  1952  ��� 1963  High Temp. ~ -<��� v.v.  Low  Rain ,;  Snow  Snow on  -      F        ���   *  " _. t \ '',-''���"���'���"' P';''^ y ���_> -  '���:*'' "."*?;  ��  ;- Ground  195.  "' 35 degrees (Sunny and  28  None  Trace  Trace  " ��-            -   ii    ���  t... fair, heavy frost)  1953 .  i    ��    .  \   ,44 degrees, (Mild ;  with showers) - >"'" ���'���  41  0.11"  None  .None  1954  43  degrees   (Showers)  33  0.01":  None  None  1955  46 degrees (Cloudy and  warm day)  36  None '  None  None  1956  44 degrees  (Cloudy)  35  None  None  None  1957  47 degrees  (Easterly gale  "35  0.53"  None  None  -  & rain during morning)  1958  37   degrees  27  0.25"  None  None  1959  41 degrees, (Sunny)  30  None  None  None  1960  44 degrees (Sunny,  cloudy periods)  36  None  None  None  1961  36 degrees (Cloudy,  27  Trace  Trace  None  r  ocnl snowflakes).  ���  1962  36 degrees (Heavy frost  24  None  None  None  wt  and sunny day) .  1963  58 degrees-(Sunny and  50  None  None  None  -  < warm)'"  Three win awards  for light decorations  New Year frolic  Some 16 members of the .Roberts Creek Hospital. Auxiliary  braved the elements Monday to  attend a meeting at Earl Haig  Camp. Final plans for the New  Year's Eve frolic were made.;  Mrs. J." Redman; who was to  have addressed the meeting did  not attend due to the condition of  the roads but will be on hand at  the next meeting, January'11.    .  Members are urged hot Ho forget to bring scraps of Indian wool  or knit strips for the rug, which  is well on towards becoming a  good sized rug.  (By DO WORTMAN)  Originality of plan, unique;designs, pleasing effect from both  near at hand and at a distance,  beauty of design^, and. many other  factors were considered before  listing the winners,bf the Christ-,  mas Lighting prizes offered by  C; P. BallentineV^ Charles Robinson, Keith Wright "and Stan Alli-  bone;' ��� in that order were named  ^s having the/'best displays.  ' Only after prolonged, discussion, much driving' through ������ the  snowy' evening, , and a second  meeting, was it' possible to. arrive at a definite decision; and  even then, the "members of ithe  committee who were asked to  perform this difficult", but altogether pleasant duty, realized  that there was" ample room for  discussion.     ....'-....  The gaiety and cheer these  lighted homes add to the scene  ���at Christmas are almost impossible to assess. From Port Mel  lon, through to Pratt Road west  of Gibsons, homes were, viewed  and discussed. Little homes and  big ones, strings of gaily colored  . lights, illuminated Santas, lighted trees and garden arches,-all  were seen and .considered. Had.  there been 50 prizes to- award,  the assessing might have been  easier, but when there are 20 or  30 homes all coming;within what1  was considered winning category,  it was' not simple to choose  among them.  Mr. Ballentine has for- some  years been decorating his house  and yard for the season, and this  year his .'display is:.' most spectacular. To him, this is a part of  the Yuletide observance and delight. His' offer of the prizes has  been made with a view simply to  encourage interest in this cheerful practice.  Residents will be  well repaid  (Continued on page 4)  A recount of ballots in the Dec.  12 Sechelt municipal election involving Joseph Benner a'tid Louis  Hansen was scheduled for Wednesday morning in County Court  in Vancouver.  This was .announced., at last  ' Wednesday's council meeting in  Sechelt. Earl Dawe is the solicitor on behalf of Mr. Benner. Mr.  Hansen was declared elected with  60 votes and Mr. Benner followed with 59y There were spoiled  ballots affecting both candidates  and it is these spoiled ballots that  are questioned by Mr. Benner.  A letter from the H. A. Roberts Realty company of. Vancou-  veri informed council that the full  price for the rl0[ts . which were  concerned in the defeated plebiscite of Dec. 12 would be $28,000  withv$10,000 down with term payments of $2,500 yearly .at seven  percent over ian eight year period  with the right to pay off in full  at any; time .Council filed the  lettfer.y'y-'-y:--:--  ���-'���".:-'  ��� :ryp-i--p-���  The Salvation Army was given  a grant of $25 for its welfare  work. August Crucil asked council by letter to have the boulders1 removed from his property  which were bulldozed onto the lot  when "the highway was being fixed up. "As it was the responsibility of the council it was-agreed  they should,be removed.  Have you signed  If you have not yet filled out  your-form to get the howe-owner  grant for this year, Charles Gooding, municipal clerk, advises that  this be done by 4:30 p.m., Dec.  31.yyy  .- '.  Where this is not done the  householder will not be^ able to  claim his home-owner grant on  this year's taxes. Many have filled out their forms and they do  not need to worry. It is those who  have so far-failed to fill.out the  required form that should get  down to the' municipal office and  save themselves some taxation  money, Mr. Gooding adds.  Bylaw 69 covering formation  of a health unit for the village to  appoint a medical officer and  other necessary officers and empower them to operate was given  three readings. The bylaw was  passed to "Councillor Bernel Gordon and he raised an'- objection  to having,to read it three times  believing that it was only necessary to read' it once. Councillor  Sam Dawe volunteered to read it.  Councillor Gordon regarded it as  a bit of a bore to have to readmit  three times. ;:  Here is Mr. Dawe's speech  which he delivered just before  council adjourned:      ...--������  "My past two years on this  council have not ��� been particularly happy or stimulating ones.  These are the. things which were  to me disturbing, to put it mild-  -iy:.-';  '" ;ppy'o.:..,;.-���  "1. The fast that of the appro-,  priations for -roads' for 1963 went  almost '"��� entirely: : to the region  south of.'C6wrie;:street. The same  applies to 1964, to a iesser extent, a notable exception being  the; landing ramp on the waterfront. The interest shown in this  disposal of village funds showed  a bland disregard of the interests  of the people north of Cowrie  street and other parts of the village, witness the potholes generously distributed over the full extent of these, streets. (To. which  Mr. Dawe .added, they had been  fixed recently.) .  "2. Another matter which disturbed and disgusted me was the  vile, whispering campaign carried on . against a candidate in  the election of Dec. 12, 1964."  The final portion of his remarks  concerned a member of council  and were of a personal nature.  dro. repair crew was scattered  over a wide area: 'In Port Mellon  region where downed poles had  cut. off . power.'. all the way to  Granthams,: this followed by a  freight ..truck failing to navigate  'the Granthams. hill resulting* in  -a .power pole .being knocked over.  .Then there . were trees that  knodked ,.out. lines on Gambler  Island. and - Keats Island. As the  result of... a lack of-.communication it took sonie, time to organize  boat travel, to. those points so  repairs could be made. Redrooffs  area hadypower. troubles" which  were   seen   rectified: ';'/.-*  The Hydro. men had to work!  'long .Hours in unpleasant, weather!  to ,keep the' system .operating.  Some,Bowen Island school;chil-*  dren.. attending West Vancouver  Schools; ��� were'.; unable to reach  their homes' for a period. :': "-  ���Secheit-'.'V-iptpV, Transport' "reports it ' had  almost, no; trouble  with its schedtiiies; outside; of riin-  ; aypida;bjy.,._late   ferries ;i due   to  -"other���^traffic .'c'onsideratiohs.; yy  >y Geoyge^EiyiHopk-BSpygenerai^  manager  has - complimented  the .  roads - department. .staff. m?^this  area in., the letter, which, follows:;  Editor: We would like to-take  this opportunity to thiank . Mr.  Oscar Hogue and his staff of the  department of. public works for  the very efficient mariner in  which the highway and side roads,  were maintained during the past  week.  We realize ,the crews put iri  long hard hours . and we would  like them to know that we greatly appreciate their efforts.  George E." Hopkins, operations  manager, Sechelt Motor Trant-  port. . -c  Mr. Hogiie reports, that he had  crews 'operating during each 24  hours.: Eight; to io men were available, at all times and a 24  hour watch was; maintained with  plows out' at all hours keeping  the roads clear. -y.  NO BINGO TILL JAN.  7  There will not be any bingo  session at the School hall until  Thursday, Jan. 7 when it is expected the New Year will see a  rejuvenated. bunch of the boys  whooping it so their faithful bingo  addicts will continue their search  for the base of the bingo rainbow, where' a pot of gold is reported to have been hiding.  A very important" step in the  Scouting lives of Tom Azyan and  John Lasser of Gibsons B Pack  Cubs was completed in the going up ceremony last Wednesday  evening.  .The investment was conducted  by J. Ferrari, scoutmaster. The  program was also highlighted by  the following���" awards: Ricky  Gibbs, promoted to-patrol leader;. Mark Ruggles ,and Harry  ; Lang received their Leaping  Wolf badge. Francis McKenzie.  passed his Tenderfoot and was  invested into 1st Gibsons Troop.  The service of Mr. Laveque  as scoutrnaster was warmly received by the boys. The ceremony  finished off with Mr. and Mrs.  Anderson having a few games  for the boys with assistance from  John-Ferrari and Mr. .Laveque.  If you are interested in the  Scouting movement and perhaps  willing: to serve as assistants or  leaders please phone 886-2479.  i^S^a^SiS5S}2����^2iSfSfSiSj2jSr3^Sj^_lS!_��  ROAD BLOCKS!  Watch out! Road blocks will  be set up by the RCMP during  the festive season at unexpected  times and places.  Generally the ROMP expect'  there will be little trouble owing  to the condition of the highways  and side roads. However a hint  is dropped by tho RCMP that  when in doubt call a taxi. It will  be safer driving home that way. Coast News, Dec. 24, 1964.  The Twill That Comer Onc$ in'a Lifetivnc  ���> A WEBSTER CLASSIC  M-nmmw  TT  rr-rr  oH;vfe's;/��'OAir. CAfifsie*; I Did eer^so amajV lc\^uyuI  "THINGS   R-R: CHRISTA|/\S, BOTT?J(=_sesr OFTSe/^        ]fj  /��_._. V��MS Os/f FWM WH_t->��. HG GAVE M_? /�� T��/MB_._r.  IT was ifrfir ofie thing t v/Awxeo mof*_? traa/  /Vsjvrfirwe ei.se. wit-ue c_t��winly has cooo t^stjf  How tlie raffed grouse got its ruff  (foast Jfeuis  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, xCanadian Weekly Newspaper Association, B.C. Weekly Newspaper Association.  Rates of Subscription, $3 per year, SI.75 tor six months. United  States and foreign,^ $3.50 per year.  Let's reform Christmas spirit  Our holiday season with its joyous feeling mixed with religious  observance intrigues many as;.to its beginning. Of course there are  many legends and interpretations concerning the origin of Christmas,  its name and why we celebrate it during December. Much'time and  study were given to establish a reasonable date arid answers to give  us the Christmas we now enjoy.  The fourth century is as far as clerical researchers and lay  -,.   scholars can go, into history, to pinpoint the observance of our tra- -  ditionar Christmas. However, the. custom of a Christmas festival was  already established dating back from previous eras.  The word Christmas began as Christ's Maiss, or from old English  Christes Masse or the Mass of the Christ. And it was St. Cyril, bishop  of Jerusalem, who strived to set up a universal day of observance  from its regular spring celebration. The good bishop was granted  permission by Pope Julius I to appoint leading theologian., of the time  to determine, as ; accurately, as they could, the date of Christ's nativity. Having discovered many discrepancies and contradictions in  astrological and astronomical calendars for the accurate celebration  of Christ's Mass, the Church setIhe 25th of December for this joyous  boliday. ��� ���������;.���/;���y-":  So, since the-year of 352 A.D, to tills; pregeinticday, the Saviour's  "birth has been observed^ But, to this dayV in some" foreign countries,  the festival of Christmas still occurs on many different dates. Members of the Orthodox religion, such as the Russian,.Greek and Ukran-  _a"n commemorate Christmas on the 6th of January. In most European countries, December 6 is the day chosen to mark the beginning  ofthe long and happy season. .  yy *     -"���   * '*.-���'���  . In the wonderful story of Christmas appear the Magi ��� the Three  Wise Men, yet the Scriptures tell us very little about them.  ;      We are told they were kings from the East who brought gifts of  gold, frankincense and myrrh to the Christ Child.  The Magi were members of a priestly caste ��� their religion was  fundamentally that, of Zoroaster, an ancient philosopher. This particular group was recognized to be physicians, versed in the use of  __erbs and were credited with, remarkable healing powers...  They were, rio doubt, astronomers as well as geographers. Their .  studies of the heavens led them to recognize the advent of a new, star  an the system of Jupiter and Saturn.  And, their journey from Persia, which is believed to have been  their starting point, to Bethlehem was a trip of over 1,000 miles. Travelling by camel, the trip could have taken anywhere from three  months to a full year.  * * *  Expeditions in recent years have thrown great light on early  Christian customs as well as the Old Testament.  For example, studies of the walls of the catacombs used in the  early period of Christianity show us that X was the Greek symbol,  used to represent the name Christ. This accounts for the custom of  sybbre via ting Christmas to Xmas which is still common today. Con-  sidered-by many to be irreverent, in the light of history, it is not.  Half a mile from the Dead Sea, in a place called Qumran are 11  . caves known as the Caves of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Here, according  to recent archaelogical findings, a sect known as the Essenes copied  the scriptures of their day ��� approximatey 100 B.C. to 70 A.D.  When the Roman Tenth Legion menaced the sect, they fled, leaving their precious manuscripts in jars and hiding them in secret  ccaves.  ���������"."'���# *��� *  They never returned to recover these manuscripts and the latter's  existence was unknown until 1947 when a Bedouin boy accidentally  discovered them.  The scrolls include a complete text of Isaiah, 1,000 years older  than any Hebrew version used in bur Bible, and they corroborate the  Bible in detail. No doubt as archaelogical expeditions continue to  unearth discoveries of older civilizations, they will throw more light  <on Christian customs.  One can only wonder how the early Christians celebrated Christmas. It could have been strictly a religious festival. The balance today between a Christian celebration of the past arid the Mammon-  tinged expression we have today for what passes as Christmas leaves  no doubt in the mind. Perhaps a movement to reform today's type  <of Christmas has already started. It is not so much Christmas that  needs reforming as it.is the spirit that makes Christmas what it  irow is. ;'.'������-.  J. Fenwick Lansdowneof Victoria, B.C., has painted the "Ruffed Grouse in a pose that is seen  only by master woodsmen. Few  people are-able to travel through  the woods quietly enough to) observe the bird drumming./{The  Grouse is showing - off-for 'challenge or courtship, drumming  with his wings, announcing to  other males that this is his /territory, and to the female that he  has returned. It is from the-Carling Conservation Club collection  of famous waterfowl.  A story by Robert Turnbull,  associated with the painting,'follows: ;,  Cupped in the hands of the  land were many things that bespoke the magic of Christmas-  tide ��� soft snow fresh fallen,'  bells a-chime in a distant steeple,  silver threads of children's laugh- '  ter, red cheeks, trees of many  lights, mistletoe, holly and a host  of voices lifted in heavenly  praise.  Joy to, the world!  The Lord is  come.  The   fair   land   smiled   and   its  heart, was warm.    ^.  Hark!  the herald-arigels sing.  Aye,   the  fair  land  smiled, this  Christmas; Day. 0.0  ���p ;*,'*������ rjcyy'.yy.  And on the ridge above the  town Red Fox paused to' sniff  the light wind.. Clean pine tree  smell, and a tiny\ whiff of wood-  smoke. Red Fox tiptoed'on. Suddenly he stopped, one paw lifted,  tiny nostrils twitching, as a faint  ��� oh, so faint ��� scent wafted to  his nose; the scent of Ruffed  Grouse asleep, buried completely as is it's wont at tirnes deep in -  a snowbank..: Quickly,- r quietly  Red Fox darted a~ dozen paces to  one side and...  , Whbof! - Red Fox was hidden  in an explosion of snow. He  ' sprang high in the air. Whirring  wings beat his muzzle. His teeth  ' snapped shut~ on nothing. The  grouse was gone. A small, tawny  breast feather floated gently to  the snow. Red Fox resumed his  walk; casually, correctly, trying  to appear as if nothing'had happened, arid thereby hangs a tale.  It is the story of the Ruffed  Grouse "and the Child.  Long, long ago it came to pass  that a Man and Woman were on  a/far journey to the tents of his  people. They travelled by birch-  bark canoe until the waters froze  then tliey put on snowshoes and  walked silently through the wilderness. It was a slow journey  for the Woman was heavy with  child. . "  *     *     *  On a cold, cold night when the  Northern Lights were a curtain  of ice fire that dimmed all but  the brightest star in the sky, the  Woman's time came upon her.  There was naught that the Man  could dp to comfort his wife's  travail,1so lie built her a small  shelter of branches, lit a fire  beside it and went away to seek  help.  While he was gone the Child  -was born. , '  By dawn the man had not returned. The campfire was nearly dead, ; only one small spark  glowed weakly among the ashes.  The Woman 'shivered with cold  and, held the Child closer to her  breast.--  .(At this moment two birds lit '  on a branch above- the shelter  and seeing jthat the Mother and  Child were nigh unto death from  the cold they straightaway plucked the' down from their breasts  a  T  (By NANCY CLEAVER);  "As. Jesus came,   a  little  Bate  And filled a home with Cheer;  So   may   His   Presence   fill   our  ��� ��� ':> lives y-''.  With Love throughout the year!"  y ���Arnold Matthews  Christmas is Christ's birthday.  We miss the true significance; of  this greatest of all days if'���; we  fail.to place the eriiphasispinrth'e  spiritual meaning of the twenty-  fifth of December. Not just- a  holiday ��� but a holy' day.-      -��� r,  The children in our homes  should 'never feel that Santa  Claus crowds out the.phrist Child  or that, the excitement of ;gettihg  ' gifts is ^greater than; the quiet  happiness of giving presents; to  show our love to our dear ones.  II Christmas is merely an occasion for feasting and merriment,  it is but a pagan festivity.  Of course,'\Christmas is a-family day. In the . Psalms, is the  lovely verse ''God setfeth the  solitary in families.". The Heavenly Father . in VHis own good,  time, sent His son into a family.  The story of Christ's coining, of  the shepherds and the Wise Men, ���  is the most beautiful story in all  the world. \  Are we reading aloud to our  children while they are still quite  small, this aecourit of the First  Christmas Day?,Let us not leave  this just to the Church" or to the  Sunday School teachers! A child's  early religious instruction is his  parents' responsibility and privir  lege. ;'-":;  LETTERS  to editor  Editor: I would like to express  my very deep appreciation to the  young men of the Chancellor Car  Club, .     ',.  Tliey very kindly: arranged  transportation for the ;01d Age -  Pensioners to and from. their  Christmas Dinner and Party last  year; and I understand they have  offered to do so again this year, ���  The driver who took the group  I was with was more than kind  and thoughtful, and I have cherr  ished the remembrance of that  drive all year.  When he heard us speak of the  decorations and lights he drove ,-  us back up the hill to the Plaza  where there was a': Christinas  tree, past the church with its  shepherds and manger, past the  funeral parlor with its wonderful  display and then up and over the  bluff where pausing on top we  could look over the whole of Gibsons village and its bright lights.  I thought it such a kind action to  take a group of old folks so far  and to give so much pleasure  and I would like to thank them  over again publicly.  M. E. Telford.  But Christmas is above all, a  day when we should remember  the gifts which Jesus brought to  the world. They were many, and  varied. They were the hidden  things of the spirit which make  life: worthwhile ��� peace and joy  and love.  In December inost mothers  and fathers have ,a fresh glimpse  of how precious is the "affection  which binds the members of a  family together. In our homes  we'should never feel so rushed  with the shopping for gifts or  preparing for company that we  lose sight of the fact that this is  the time for love: and laughter.  Children grow best in a happy  atiriosphere. Tagore, the East Indian mystic, once remarked^  about the place his son held-in  his heart, "I do not love him because he is good, but because  he is1 my little child."  As we read our daily news-,  papers, we cannot but feel that  bur world is sadly lacking in  friendliness. There is little peace  in many parts of our world. But  at Christmas, we all should gain  new faith that if men and women seek God's guidance and  commit themselves to His way,  the Saviour's coming will not  have been in vairu.--  Christina Rossetti wrote a lovely little poem, "Love at Christmas,"  ���  Love came down at Christmas  Love, all lovely, love Divine,  Love was born at Christmas,  Stars and angels gave the  sign.".;.  Let us remember this December that "Love came down at  Christmas." "Let ;us resolve anew  to create an atmosphere of peace  and joy in our homes, not just  at Yuletide but throughout the  year. Then our Christmas will  indeed be Merry and the days  ahead will form a truly Happy  New, Year!'. ���<������;  -'  r t:\nv v  An adult 90-tbn blue'whale eats  more than a ton of shrimn each  day.  Need something sawed,  or nailed or repaired? You'll  find CARPENTERS in the  YELLOW PAGES,  where YOUR  FINGERS DO  THE WALKING  and fashioned a" blanket of(feathers that they placed over the  Mother and Child.' The blanket  of feathers was of. surpassing  warmth. ;  And one of the birds leapt upon1  a log and beat his wings furiously to fan the dying embers' of  the fire into new flame, and soon  the sticks were crackling merrily-  Then because they, had denuded their own breasts of feathers  and were cold the grouse sought  warmth by snuggling into a snow  bank.  #     *     *  Soon the Man returned, bringing with him three men of his  tribe, and they lifted the Mother  and Child onto, a litter and with  much rejoicing' bore them off to  the tents of their .people.  And the Great Spirit looked  down and smiled upon the two  . birds and He took up the blanket  of feathers that had covered the  Mother and Child and He placed  it about the shoulders of the  , birds. Thus did the grouse get  its ruff and henceforth was called the Ruffed Grouse.  If you look closely at the feathers of the Ruffed Grouse you  will see that many of them are  marked not, unlike a church window. Now you know why.  *     *     *  '  Know, too, that when the Ruffed Grouse buries itself to sleep  in a snowbank on a cold and  stormy winter's night that it  first did so when it gave its feathers to cover the Mother and  Child. . .   y)  And that drumming you hear  when'a Ruffed Grouse stands on  a log and beats its wings furiously; well/ perhaps it is fanning faint-embers^ into flame.  ...Merry Christmas  N. Richard McKibbin  Insurance ��� Gibsons  rSr  Hr k  FOR SALE:  EVERLASTING PEACE  Although peace of mind is priceless, you don't  have to' buy. any medicine or spend any money  to achieve it. All you need is a sincere desire  to attain it. ,-  During the" coming'Holidays visit the Church  , or Temple of your choice and listen "to inspired,  sermons  which  can  help  you find  the way to  eternal tranquility and peace.  /  Our sincere wish is that you have a  Merry Christmas and  a Happy New Year  KRUSE DRUG STORES Ltd.    *  Rae W. Kruse f '  .   Gibsons Sunnycrest plaza   " '     Sechelt  886-2023 ; 886-2726 885-2134  Pharmaceutical Chemists and Druggists  5 r ���;��� r y ^  n _ r  RlRgR.'R";;.  fti  ...and best wishes for health, happiness  arid success in the year ahead. It has been  a real pleasure serving you.. .thank you I  Ofou* Standard Matt  G. H. (Gerry) MacDONAlD  Wilson Creek ��� 885-9332 ' ' Comic books wanted  Coast News, Dec.' 24, 1964.  About 50 children at Sechelt  Residential School will enjoy a  brighter Christmas recess,.thanks  to residents of this city who provide used comic books, the'White  Rock Sun reports.  Mrs. Joan Hands, 14954 Buena  Vista avenue, White Rock, has  been utilizing her-home as a depot for used comic books and has  encouraged local residents to  leave them at her home. She has  already mailed a parcel of 150  books to the school.  Mrs. Hands explains, that the  children of the school have few  entertainments and holiday time  can become heavy if the weather  is too,wet for outdoor play.  She invites anyone in White  Rock with used comic books to  bring them to her home.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE REAL SALESMEN  Gibson Girl I  BEAUTY CENTRE  ' GIBSONS     ' -  Phone  886-2120  and Staff sincerely thank  their patrons and friends for  their past patronage and ,  wish all a Very-Merry Xmas  and a Happy New Year.   ,  GAS STATION HOURS  CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY  -_ ' *"'  Hours Open  Boxing Day and Sunday  SUNNYCREST MOTORS 9 to 12  SHELL SERVICE 12 to   3  GIBSONS AUTOMOTIVE 3 to   6  Looking for a sure cure  for winter discomfort  (tilt low cost?  ^ **���        ,  - / *  "^ t ^ "  ��� -Ypu can't* afford riot 1o enquire about  PROPANE  HEATING!  12 DIFFERENT HEATING UNITS TO CHOOSE FROM! NO MAINTENANCE WORRIES ��� 10% DOWN - UP TO 5 YEARS TO  .   PAY AT 7% BANK INTEREST.  ROCKGAS PROPANE LTD.  Ph.  886-2185  C & S SALES & SERVICE  Sechelt, B.C., Ph. 885-9713  GIBSONS HARDWARE ltd.  P_u 886-2442  Bwm  Roberts Creek items  Gates   features,  Inc.  Atfr 095?  The Davis Ottawa Diary  By  JACK  DAVIS.  M.P.  Coast-Capilano Constituency  Parliament is headed for a  short recess. .Well it might be.  Members of the House of Commons have been sitting continu-*  ously in Ottawa for ten months:  They also know that the longest  session in Canada's parliamentary history may be reconvened  early in 1965.  Long days have been, for most  of us, coupled with long hours.  My average day in the House  starts at 8:30 a.m. Rarely do I  leave the Parliament Buildings  before 10:30 in the evening. Weekends are spent in my office in  Ottawa or out meeting my constituents in Coast-Capilano. As a  result I have little time at home.  So our Christmas recess comes  as a great relief, not only to me,  but also to many other M.P.'s  who look back on 1964 as a year  of endless talk and constant opposition.  One of the wags in the parliamentary press gallery put our  feelings in a nutshell. He wrote  half in jest and half in earnest  of the 26th Parliament as follows:  "Days of Decision, '  Cries of Derision,  Bells of Division  Are ringing for thee."  In case you do not know what  bells of division are ��� they ring  whenever there is a vote in the ���  house of commons. They call the  members in. Sometimes they ring  for half an hour or more. But  when they stop " the names ' of  those who are present are called  out. They are written down in  Hansard. Thus they then become  a permanent record, not only of  the voting, but also of the attendance of members in the house  of commons.  My own record over' the past  year ir as follows. Over some 40  votes, I have been present 90%  of the time. Once I was away at  Elliot Lake, Ontario, dealing with  a; .serious problem of unemployment for the prime minister.  'Twice I was attending negotiations with U.S. officials which  led to the signing of the Columbia River Treaty, y ���-,.>'.'O'-rP.:P yy  Talking about the Columbia River Treaty brings me around to  the solid accomplishments of-the  26th parliament. Numerousvand  substantial they include the setting up of: y  ���1. A unified Defense Command  ensuring the efficient use of ser  vice personnel and defense dollars;  ^ -2. A Nationali Labor Code establishing minimum wages, statutory holidays and a 40 hour  week across Canada;  3. A portable Canada-wide contributory old age Pension Plan  which takes the cost of living into account;  4. Amendments, to the National  Housing Act which will hasten the  rehabilitation of run down areas  in our major cities; .  5. A student loan program enabling thousands of young Canadians to continue their education;  6. A procedure whereby our  Constitution can be amended in  Canada:  7. A National flag for Canada;  8.' Tax incentives to encourage  greater Canadian ownership and  control of'Canadian industry;  9. Electoral reform thus ensuring representation by population  in'Canada; and   -  10. A sharp .reduction- in our  budget deficit.  These are some of the highlights. There have been dozens  of other bills. Most of them are  now law. So we have had more  than talk. We have had action.  We have obviously had leadership ��� leadership from a government which has never commanded a numerical majority in  the house. It has taken a lot of  doing. So we M.P.'s can at least  look back ;with some satisfaction  on our performance in the Long  Parliament of 1964.  That 4th E  CROSSWORD PUZZLE  The B.C. Automobile Association has added a fourth E to the  three standard E's of road safety ��� education, enforcement and  engiseering. The fourth E is emotion.  Explaining the fourth E, the  BCAA says it is the driver's mental, "attitude which determines  whether he obeys traffic laws,  keeps his car in good/condition  and grants the right, of way to  pedestrians, or whether he violates the laws, drives a^defegtive  vehicle or endangers' pedestrians.  Beyond contention it is our  emotions," our' mental attitudes-  behind the wheel, which deter--  mine whether we drive carefully,  courteously and safely, or whether; we drive carelessly, thoughtlessly or dangerously, says a  BCAA safety official.        A  tAST WEEKS  ANSWER.���  ACROSS  1. Chestnut:  Polyn.  5. Mince  9. Wicked   .  10. Author of y  '"Les  Miserablea"  11. Fish  J12. Eagle's  nest  14.-^���and  Hers.  15. Over: poet.  17. Wing of  ahouse  18. Bone:  ana..  19. Permanent  army posts'  21. Pronoun.  22. Chinese  city  24. Stockings  20. Constellation  27��Hebrew  dry.  meaj-ure .-:���,��� '  ,28. Slices  30. Smithies*  blocks  ! 33. Aloft  34. Potato:  dial.  30. Chemical  ending*  ,37. Cunning'  i 89. Wage*  40. Mariner's  direction:  abbr. .  41. Out-of-  date  43. Kind of  drink  48. Tidy  46. Hoot of  t    thetaro  47. Prohibition-  ,    ists  48. University  officer  DOWN  01. To release  a claim to:  , Law \  2. Birds as a  class y _  3. Sesame  4.City:_?a:  5. Map  6. Shade of  a color* ������'���-  7. Monster  ,8. French   /���  soldiers  11. Store  13. Otherwise  16. Unit of  work  19. Foremost   ,  in rank  20. Remove.  a*y..  whisk-  . ...ers '��� ;.  23. Narcotic  shrub  25. jep- ryp  ���<...  anese  sash  27. Mended, as  a bone  28. Crescent-  moon horn  29. High  ground  30. Devoured  31. Capital:  Eng.  EQ  B  TS  AL  ____ ______ ________  mm�� ______ ______  -.-.a _______  -__.__ @____ s____  aaara ______  @a  ________ sum-!--  32: Weaver's  tool  35. Incites  38. French  -   liver  40. Old Norse  work  42. SpeaJq  44. Poem  %  1  2  3  4- .  i  S  6  7  8  %  $,  9  i  to  %  II  %  12  '-���  ' '  1*.  14-  %  15  lb  %  17  >8  %  >9  20  /'���"V  ^  21  '  .  22  29  %  2+  2ST  %  %  %  2b  %  27  i  %  28  29  %  30  31   '  __r  3?  %  54  zs  .���/'('���  %  3fe>  57  38  h  39  .PP.  %  4P  ���  4,  42  I  43  44-  ' ���  %  &  (>_  %  44��  .  %  %  47  -  %  4_*  %  (By  M.  NEWMAN)  At this time it is difficult to  say if plans for travel will be carried out. It might well be that  folks will stay put, wherever  they are.  The Stan Rowlands' guests  have phoned to pall off their visit, i  The J. Gallifords, R. Raymers,  Ted Blakes and Fred Bentleys  expect to spend a few days in  town with their families.  Mr. and Mrs. K. Linton, who  have been at home at Lyncrest  for a few days, are returning to  North Vancouver and will spend  tiny Laurie Ruth's first Christmas with her and her parents,  Shirley and Jim Hemphill.  Mrs. Linton is receiving congratulations all round on the publication   of   her   charming   book  Of Days and Driftwood.  The B. R. Browns are camped  cozily at Brown Nest and are expecting the Don Browns and Mrs.  Kate Kendall and daughter Julia  for Christmas Day.  Mr. and Mrs. Horace B. White  of New Westminster will be  guests of Mr. and Mrs. Pat Walters.  OVERWEIGHT  CHILDREN  Overweight is a problem of  children as well as adults. There  are well , defined weights ' for  youngsters/-according toy. their  sex, age and* family characteristics. Too manyysnacks or second  helpings may cause Junior to become overweight; a consultation  with the' family doctor; on what  constitutes a ���'reasonable diet for  ��� a growing child  weight problem.  will  help   the  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia. New ho  for Duncan  *.-���  j _:  ,<Ct  �� ���,  !   The Hon. W.;rN' Chant, yminis-  . ter of public works, .announced on  behalf of the Hon. Eric Martin,  minister of heaith. services' and  hospital insurance, that the provincial  government. has   authorized  the  board , of, directors  of  King's Daughters' Hospital, Duncan, to call for tenders for the  construction  of  a  new  127  be,d  hospital. Mr. Chant said that the  proposed new hospital would cost  an estimated $3,700,000, of which  the provincial government, would  provide grants amounting to one-  half the approved costs. Present  plans call for the construction of  a four-storey reinforced concrete  building providing an. initial accommodation for 127':beds, with  provision   for   an   additional   40  beds in the unfinished 4th floor  and 19 beds in unfinished areas  of the 2nd and 3rd floors.  This  would give the new- .hospital an  ultimate capacity of 186 beds.  CARE  NECESSARY  While, a babysitter is in charge  of a child, she should not admin-_  ister any medicine to the youngster, even for a'minbr illness, unless the parentsyhaye left specific instructions, it should be  remembered that the common  adult remedies are sometimes  dangerous for small children.  Trained elephants recognize 20  'to 25 different work, commands.  Seclielt  Beauty" Salon  Ph.   885-9525  HAIRSTYLING  designed just for  you  ColdwavingI ��� Coloring  Tuesday to Saturday  ,  Hassans Store  Complete stock of  FISHING TACKLE  Commercial __���' Sports  HARDWARE - DRY GOODS  BAPCO PAINT  Interior Ac Marine  Ph. 8-53-2415  John Hind-Smith  REFRIGERATION  PORT^MELLON  TO  PENDER  HARBOUR  Phone 886^231  from 9 a.m_ to 5:30 p.m.  ���-,��������������� ���>-���*   .ff>yy; ��� -������  v     Res  88%9)E>49  -������-  '*"'������   " .���'   V.& &'*���������&��]'& :���?%,*  ^_*i��!__S_M**-S-  ���fgMIKp.  TOWING SERVICE  PENINSULA MOTORS LTD.  '���Phone " pff-��  ;; '��� nites ��� ^vssfe^iss  ���'..'.' ^i:r;i';'-.r!J,i:t;tra:"_:0.:l-..!.'.:',)?i'if.i' ���  '. ���'.<$&.   ���.'������������.'���'���"���'Oi't.   '��� ._|'1    ';'.��*��..;���  -.-Vrf'^aVJ:  'VO^tf___'  comete  P & W DEVELOPMENT CO.  Ph.   886-9857 ���" . Gibsons  BUY RIGHT.  BUY'  zn-^hn^.  HOMEUTE  THE ._���      -   ~^-  DEPENDABLE CHAIN SAW  ' to ��� fru itmtuUtWn t��__y  CHAIN SAW CENTRE  WILSON  CREEK  Phone 885-2228  ���; j--a (Continued from page 1)   ,V"  by a drive .around the community, to enjoy what they and their  neighbors have, produced. From  J. Bunyan's on .Pratt Road, by  the trailer court at the S turn,  - along the highway,- down School  Road past winner Robinson's,  along >. Abbs- road to see Keith  Wright's, up and down.the freshly plowed streets by the La-  bonte's, Mansfield's, Lang's,  Hansen's, Anderson's, Rabey's  and many, many more; down  Marine , Drive to - see the r Alli-  bone's yard and garden,.on down  by Prewer's, Hoops' Edwards',  Fyles' through to Port Mellon,  from all the little homes, up the  hill to Davis' display,^ one will  see and enjoy the glow of Christmas color, and a wide variety of  results.  Community projects at Port  Mellon are deserving special  mention. The lighted Christmas  Tree is beautiful. Gibsons streets  are more cheerful than ever, and -  the various commercial displays  are bright and original.       ,    .  Jack Marshall drove the committee through the evening's  snows, and expressed for all the  .���committee the thanks due to the  provincial highway crews arid the  Gibsons village men, who -made  such , a tour both possible- and  pleasant to negotiate.  It simply is hot possible to list  all those who;. whether . their  names were submitted to the  committee or not, have made the  evenings brighter and gayer by  their Christmas lighting. The  committee is thankrul to them  all.  The fairyland of lights created  at Robinson's', the spectacular  display of home lighting ; at  Wright's; and the delightful house  and garden, effect at Allibone's,.  won the eyes and hearts of the  committee, and the prizes await  the winners at the office of the  .Coast News.  Accepts award  ,, Canada's  leading  industrialist,  JE. P. Taylor, C.M.G., chairman  of the board of The Carling Brew-  eries Limited,' recently accepted  ; awards  won . by  the   company's  "porducts at the recent Brewing,  -' Bottling   and  Allied  Trades, exhibition in London,    .'-���  Competing, against 144 beers  produced by. breweries in 20 Commonwealth, countries, Carling Old  Country Ale won a silver medal  and diploma of excellence and,  in,;' addition, was awarded The  Brewers Guardian Challenge Cup  for the best, bottled beer entered  in all classes in the British Commonwealth. Bottled Beer competition. ~' "  Buckets in use  The Roberts Creek bucket brigade, was in full force during last  week, most homes being without  '���water:        ,--:    'yy.; ,y:  The. blue haze which hovered  over the rooftops was caused by  men attempting to thaw or replace, pipes; and the sudden static  iii the air was caused by the reaction of the women trying to  keep house with only an odd basin or two of; water,    "'yy  It was the: week that; children;  were thirstierP.than*"usual,' and  the cowsy chickens and. other  members of the family required  more wajter than ;they ordinarily  neededipyO'OOP-Op .-������������:  VISUAL ^DS NECESSARY  ���0   Elderly nedestriaris riioVe slow-  > ly:-Often,*-'due to-impaired'vision,  tney/may -not -seerf'traffic'-'signals  ��� or approaching: vehicles : clearly.  It is important; ^that adequate visual ;.aids..should be worn', on the  'street yarid. 'that;':traffic/signals  should be 'obeyedyThe older person "would'be well advised to  cross streets when other adults  are crossing.  UNUSUAL   KEYS  A case containing five white  metal unusual type keys was  picked up at;the Co-op store  phone booth Monday and brought  to the Coast News office by Debbie  Sicotte.  tfsaais  %****p  "I'll bet you don't forget  to put in anti-freeze next  \^ year!"  Wednesday, Dec. 16^ found Arbutus . Rebekah'��� Lodge enjoying  their annual Christmas, party, in  the Parish'" Hall. The" regular  meeting. being as short'.as. possible, the guests started to arrive  at 8 p.m. In viewv of the inclement weather,, a good,crowd was  present to take part in. the - good  fellowship and Christinas ..cheer.  The prologue written and delivered ' by Mrs. Mary ;Cassih was  appropriate -as was- the song  Love's Lullaby written and sung  by herself. The', audience was  also delighted by Mts." Hilda  Lees'rendition of Holy Day, written, and composed by'Mr. Les  Peterson. '    ..  However as the evening progressed the,sublime gave way to  the ridiculous ��� and, the ��� ladies  were "entertained by a humorous  dialogue by' Mrs. Eva Peterson  and a skit put on by several mem  -bers, chief characters being Mrs.  Mary Strom and.Mrs. Elsie Hutchins. '  After refreshments which included every, kind, of party fare,  the beautful tree with Mrs. Elsie  Hutchins in her own inimitable  way as Santa Claus produced for  each member and visitor, a gift.  The evening was brought to a  close with the singing of Christmas carols. A lovely fruit cake  was won by Mrs. Mary Strom.  CHEESE IS NECESSARY  Cheese, an, excellent source of  protein, vitamin A, riboflavin and  calcium, lends itself to any part  of the menu. It also makes, a  good substitute for meat. Cheese  should be included in the diet  at least three times weekly.  CHRISTMAS   POISON  Some of the., winter plants that  are used as decoration bear "berries that are poisonous. Holly,  mistletoe, bitter-sweet and the  Jerusalem cherry, should be put  out. of. reach of. toddlers and bigger, children should be cautioned  against touching the berries.  PETER C. WILSON  recently appointed'.- secretary-  treasurer of Sechelt ��� District  School board. He is 34 "years of  age, born in London, England,  ���coming to Canada arid Vancouver in May, 1957.  Before leaving England ^he  served two years as secretary of  the School of Foreign Languages  in London and as an education  assistant in the'.Middle East with  the Royal Air Force; He has also  had about seven years in various,  companies  and positions.  He is  an AICS which is a chartered secretary, member of ^ the Chartered  Institute of' Secretaries. Many  school district secretary-treasurers are. members. He joined Kiti-  mat School district as assistant.  secretary-treasurer in February  of I960 and from there came to  this school district. He is married, wife's name Dena and .the  children, Mark is approaching his  fourth birthday and Joanne is'  two years old.  DIETARY ERRORS  The desire of teen-age girls to  be slim often leads in dietary errors resulting in ill-health. This  should be watched. At this age  soft drinks and candy become  a problem when they take the  place; of foods required to meet"  bodily needs.'-....  lit  COAST   NEWS  Phone 886-2622  AT this time of the year*we would like to thank all  our customers for their patronage and wish them  all a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous' New  Year. "    '        v\  HADDOCK CABANA AND MARINA ��� Madeira Park  ThankYou  I wishytq/extend my sincere thanks and best wishes to  those who supported me at the Gibsons municipal election,  and to 'everyone , a Very Merry Xmas and   a  .'New;.Year. ������ ,' y ���.; ���'.;' .-���  Prosperous  Sincerely,    v  NORMAN   R.  HARRIS  *>'pp    'P;'The Corporation of the Vijlage:bf JGibsons.Landing        ;���  Provincial Home-Owner Grant Act  y & -P-o op. -"-i-V       ������r-^o,yy^...:.,_pP'- -pp.,.-p;,....  y ,-,..���  " Eligible property owners who have not yet claimed the  1964 Home-Owner Grant are  advised that: their applications  must be received by the Municipal. Collector before 4:30 p.m.  Thursday, December 31st, 1964. ;   y        y  '      ; y       CF. GOODING, Colieptor  S.M.T. WILL OPERATE THE FOLLOWING SERVICE  ON DECEMBER 24 v3l  Lv. SECHELT 3:30 p_m_  Lv. ROBERTS CREEK 3:50 p.m.  Lv. GIBSONS 4:10 p.m.  ���'.���; Ar. VANCOUVER 5:45 p.m.  3 p.m. BUS FROM SECHELT CANCELLED FOR DEC. 25  ,.   CHRISTMAS   PARTY  , -yp- ��� <ppy y.?rPi' </.-���.-.���'-  Roberts.;- Creek lEJernentary  School, children attended a'~f_i_n  showmgat the Hall on Monday,  afternoon.:; ponatioris from local  organizations --.assisted Santa  Claris - iri supplying- candy and  oranges.'  ;'-:.���_.. ���   . .  Christmas'-Greetings, to all  our friends from St. Mary's  Auxiliary,  Sechelt.  y ���  Yern arid Ann Richter  Jack and Lee Redman   .  Syd Redmam "'"���'."  Gurinar   and   Phoebe', Hanson arid.Family   P. .���'���'���'  ' In lieuy of Christmas. cards  a doriatibn has been seent to  the Secheit. Auxiliary to St.  Mary's. Hospital Memorial  fund. ' "''  4:     Coast News, Dec. 24, 1964.  'V'V^im^M ADS  ARE REAL SALESMEN/  SECHELT THEATRE  Christmas Special  LADY AND THE TRAMP  A Disney in Color  DEC. 26, 28 & 29 ��� S p.m.  New Year's Special  COME BLOW YOUR HORN  vTop Coriiedy in Color  .MATINEE ��� 2 p.m.yy JAN. 1  NITES, 8 p.m. ��� jAN 1, 2& 4  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!  Order early for the festive season ... -.",  order; LUCKY LAGER.  freekenw&Uv&q&pkdne ^  MU -t-At-M-/ VU-e.B63--/ WA 2-__B30 / LA-3 0043  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia. Coast News, Dec. 24, 1964.       5.     ANNOUNCEMENTS  GREETINGS  Season's   Greetings   to   all   my  friends far the' Sunshine Coast.- -  ���May Reichelt  Mr. arid Mrs.. Russ Gibson and  family,take this opportunity of  wishing' all -their" friends and  neighbors a very Merry Christmas and a Bright and Prosperous New Year. Instead of sending cards we have made a donation to the- Retarded Children's  Farm at Ladner.  --       . ~ * *-  Season's Greetings to air our  friends on the Sunshine Coast.  Jock,- Carol,   Craig,  Karen  and Ross Peddie  .    .Burns.Lake', B.C.  To  all" my. friends   of "this  and  other lives,  a Merry Christmas.  Helene M'. Gosden  Vince and Anne Prewer take this  opportunity of wishing all their  friends a Very'Merry;Christmas  and a Happy and Prosperous New  Year. Instead of sending cards,  a donation has been made to the  Cancer fund.  C. ROY GREGGS  Sand, Gravel, Fill,  Septic Tanks, Drain Fields  Backhoe  and  Loader  -Bulldozing  Seehelt ���. Ph. 885-9712  SUNSHIN  T REAL ESTATE  HEATING  Parts & Repairs to all  water pumps  RAY   NEWMAN   PLUMBING  Davis Bay Road  Wilson  Creek���Ph.   885-2116  ,    Your Beatty Agent  WILLIE   TAKAHASHI  Sechelt,  Ph. 885-4468  Your  new  Fuller;-Brush  Dealer  L. G. ARTHUR & SON  -  RETAIL SHAKE SALES  Phone 886-2671   .  CARD OF THANKS  We would ' like, to express our  thanks to G. V.* F. -D. and Constable Bob McFarlane, and all  our friends and neighbors for  their assistance during the fire  last - Wednesday night.  ���   -���:   . .    H. M. Lee'  Mr. Kirkham takes this opportunity of thanking all their friends,  , for their kind enquiries about  Mrs Florence Kirkham. She is  still convalescing in the  States.  For membership or, explosive re-  ' quirements  contact  F.  J.   Wyn-'  gaert, 886-9340, HOWE SOUND  , FARMERS; INSTITUTE.   Tree falling, topping or removing  - lower   limbs   for   view.   Insured  work from Port Mellon to Pender    Harbour.    Phone    886-9946.  ^' Marven Volen.  PEDICURIST  Mrs. F. E. Campbell  Selma Park, on bus stop  885-9778  Evenings by.appointment  PETER CHRISTMAS  Bricklayer and Stonemason  All kinds of brick and stone work  Alterations and repairs  Phone 886-7734  We wish to extend our -sincere  thanks to all the people who have  helped us since the fire destroyed our home. Special thanks to  the Gibsons Volunteer Fire Department, Capt. and Mrs. Ed  Wray, and Mr. and Mrs. J.  Gooldrup. Merry Christmas and  a Happy New Year to you all.  Mr. and Mrs.v Herb Berdahl  and family  WATCH REPAIRS & JEWELRY  MARINE  MEN'S  WEAR  Ph. 886-2116, Gibsons  We want to thank our friends  and neighbors for the beautiful  floral' tributes and the cards of  sympathy, in the death of William (Billy) Anderson.  y .' Mrs. Van Graham  DEATHS 7~- r  FIREPLACES  PLANTERS  FOUNDATIONS  WALLS  A. Simpkins 885-2132  CREST ELECTRIC    ,~T~  Domestic wiring, rewiring and  alterations from Port Mellon to  Pender-Harbour. Free estimates.  Phone 886-9320 evenings.  Alcoholics Anonymous, Post office Box 294, Sechelt. Information; phone 886-9372.  CARLE ��� Passed away Dec. 21,  1964, Clarence Clines Carle of  Rosamunde Road, Gibsons, B.C.  Survived by 2 brothers, Holly,  Idaho; Forrest, Gibsons, B.C.;  6 sisters, Mrs. Pearl Hill, Sask.;  Mrs. Ruth Busey, Wash.; Mrs.  ' Francis- May, Alta.; Mrs. Mona  " Newton, Alta.; Mrs. Ruby Skinner,, Roberts Creek, B.C., Mrs.  Alice Erickson, Vancouver. Funeral service Thurs.; Dec. 24 at  10 a.m. from the Family Chapel  of the Harvey Funeral Home,  Gibsons B.C. Rev. H. Kelly officiating. Interment Seaview Cemetery.  IN MEMORIAM  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.  HOSTLAND ��� In loving memory  of Alma D. Hostland, wife and  mother, who passed away Dec.  25,  1962.  Her-memory is as dear today  As in the hours she passed away.  Ever remembered by her husband and family.  FLORISTS "^ " .  Wreaths and sprays. Lissi-Land  Florists. Phone 886-9345, Hopkins  Landing. "''  ���  Flowers for alL occasions  Eldred's   Flower   Shop,   Sechelt.  Phone 885-4455   WORK WANTED-   /  ,roy:s!and  y  SERVICE  X  Fields - Lawns - Gardens  ..       ROY BOLDERSON   .   .  Box  435  -  Sechelt  885-9530  Please phone evenings only  CUNNINGHAM'S  AMBULANCE SERVICE  Emergency  and non-Emergency calls  . Special rates for O.A.P.  Qualified Personnel  .    24 HOUR SERVICE  Phone 885-9927  Baby sitting, sewing; mending,  odd-jobsr Phone Mrs. Wingrave5/  8862558-    : , :.,���  "  Dressmaking and Alterations  Muryl  Roth,  Phone  886-9532  Bookkeeping and .typing done at  home.' (Mrs.) Adrian Bellham,  Phone 886-2536. '  Redrooffs Wiater Service  Plumbing, building septic tanks.  James Alex Stewart  Phorie 885-9545  Sewing.   Plain,   fine   or   coarse.  "Phone 886-2280. Ask for Dayle.  CARS. TRUCKS  FOR SALE  NELSON'S  . LAUNDRY  & -DRY   CLEANING  FUR STORAGE  Phone Sechelt 885-9627  , or in Roberts Creek,  Gibsons  and Port Mellon Zenith 7020  WATER SURVEY SERVICES  Full   insurance, coverage  on   ail  blasting'operations. We have had  wide experience in this area. Try.  us ,��� we provide estimates. Ph.  885-9510, Mason Rd., Sechelt.  FOR  RENT   .  . .-y-     ;  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 week. Phone 885-9513. Big  Maple Motel7 Wilson Creek.-';  Modern, clean, well heated, good  'i view," private entrance,  and: all  found housekeeping room/ Selma.  Park. Working man. Phone 885-  . 9535. ������ ���:{['���    '  3 room cottage furnished or unfurnished. Phone 886-9661.  Single , housekeeping   room   for  man.; Cottage   on   Port   Mellon  Highway.. Ptione   886-9525   after  '5 p:m.  WANTED TO RENT  Wanted to rent with ( optiori to  buy, 2 or 3 bedroom house, Gibsons, Granthams, Hopkins area.  Steady tenants, 3 adults, no pets.  Phone 886-2434.;  PROPERTY   WANTED  1956  Austin.  886-9686.  New  paint.   Phone  '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.  WATERFRONT LISTINGS  WANTED -  We have many, clients wanting lots and waterfront homes  in the Roberts Creek, Davis  Bay, West Sechelt and Halfmoon Bay areas.  We specialize in waterfront  properties.  For action on your property  call or write.N. Paterson,  CAPILANO HIGHLANDS Ltd.  803  Davie  St.,  Vancouver  Ph.   682,3764,   Eves   988-0512  WEST SECHELT.  2 bedroom house on good view  lot. $6,000 terms.  3 acres good land and 3 room '  cottage with bath.  $4500.  <   ���  r  Good view lot and building site l  $1650  terms.  SECHELT  Homes and lots in village.  SELMA PARK  -Several good homes and lots  on both sides of .highway at very  attractive prices and terms.  2 bedroom.house on 3  acres,-'  Wilson Creek. $9500 terms.  We have exclusive listings and  shall be pleased to show you any  of the above.  WEST PORPOISE BAY  3 bedrm house on 5 acres. $12,-  600, with $4000 down.  SECRET COVE  34 acres and cabin, Good moor-'  age. Bargain, $21,000.  ROBERTS CREEK  Waterfront   property,   with   2 ���>  houses rented and small cottage.  Bargain at $14,000 terms.  For all kinds of insurance in-:  eluding Life,(see E. SURTEES at"-  AGGETT AGENCIES Ltd.      '  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone 885-2065,  885-9303.   .     '  BUILDING MATERIALS  JOHN DEKLEER  BUILDING ��� CONTRACTING  ���Wilson Creek,' B.C.  Phone 885-2050  MISC. FOR SALE  EWART McMYNN  Real Estate & Insurance  CLOSED BETWEEN  i  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.  Phone 886-2000  Birks Eternamatic man's wrist  watch, as new, $55. Stone Marten  coat collar, as new, $15. Phone  886-2242.  Wood and" coal heater; Kerosene  heater; child's record player.  Phone 886-2581.  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  Electrolux floor and rug conditioner, 1 year old. Excellent  condition. Less than half price.  Phone 886-9890.  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.  WANTED :  WILL BUY STANDING' FIR,  HEMLOCK AND CEDAR.  PHONE 886-2459.  FUELS  A complete listing of Peninsula  properties. Residential ��� Commercial ��� Acreage ��� Waterfront ��� Business opportunities.  Mortgage money available.  CHARLES ENGLISH Ltd.  Real Estate���Insurance  ��� . Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  OIBSONS:  B.C. PH.  886-2481  Eves. - C. R. Gathercole, 886-2785  COAL & WOOD  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.  9318  SIZES  liB. GORDON & KENNETT Ltd.  Real Estate & Insurance    J  Gibsons        ,. Sechelt  886-2191; py ;?%' 'P P. yPP ? 385-2QJ3.  (ft. F^^Keriwjtt -��Notary^PubUOf  TWO   NEW  SUBDIVISIONS  WATERFRONT LOTS  EARL'S COVE SUBDIVISION  Adjacent to Earl's Cove Ferry  terminal on Sunshine Coast  Highway. Beautiful view of  Jervis Inlet.  LARGE VIEW LOTS  Madeira   Park   Sub-division  overlooking Pender Harbour  arid Gulf  10% down. Easy terms on balance.  Discount for cash.  For sale by owner and  developer  y        0. SLADEY  MADEIRA PARK, B.C.  Phone 883-2233  Above, on the right is Trustee Leslie Jackson of Sechelt District  School board and on the left, William Duncan, secretary of the Public  Employees Union 801 watching union president Jim Garlick on the  left and Peter Wilson, school board secretary -sign necessary documents confirming the recent agreement between the union and the  board.  Gburcb  >�� Let The People Praise Thee, O God  Corner view lot, Selma Park, 116  x 200 feet. Phone 885-2087.  10% acres, Roberts Creek Lower  Road,   close  to  beach,   schools,.  shopping. 450 ft. road frontage.  Terms to suit. Phone 886-9890.  PETS  fekinese puppies. Phone 886-9890  MOVE lightly in a whirl of inverted pleats, REACH easily in  raglan sleeves, LOOK sporty in  this smart shirt-waist. For cot-  tori, rayon.  Printed Pattern 9318: Misses'  Sizes 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20. Size  16 requires 41/. yards 39-inch  fabric.  FIFTY CENTS (50c) in coins  (no stamps please) for this pattern. Print plainly SIZE, NAME,  ADDRESS and STLYE NUMBER  Send order to MARIAN MARTIN, Care of the Coast News,  Pattern Dept., 60 Front St. West,  Toronto, Ont.  tt��������tttt����tt��lM  ANGLICAN  CHRISTMAS EVE  St.   Bartholomew's  11:30 p.m., Sung Eucharist  St.  Hilda's  11:30 p.m., Holy Communion  CHRISTMAS  St. Bartholomew's  8 a.m., Holy Communion  St. Aidan's  9:30 a.m., Holy Communion  St.  Hilda's  10 a.m., Family Service  St. Marys*  12:30 noon, Holy Communion  Church of His Presence  11 a.m., Holy Communion  SUNDAY, DEC. ,27  St. Bartholomew's,   Gibsons  8 a.m., Holy Communion  11 a.m., Church School  11:15 a.m., Service of Institution  7:30 p.m.,  Service  of Nine Lessons  and Carols  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek   ,  3 p.m., Service of Nine Lessons  and Carols  St.  Hilda's,   Sechelt  11 a.m., Holy CorEraiunion  Egmoi_i;_5>_  3 p.m., Christmas- Service  Madeira Park  7:30 p.m., Christmas Service  " "7 ST. VINCENT'S  >i y  Holy Family, Sechelt, 9 a.m.  Most ,Pure Heart of Mary,  'Gibsons, 11 a.m.  BAPTIST  Bethel Baptist,  Sechelt  11:15  a.m., Worship  Service  7:30'p.m., Wed., Prayer  Calvary   Baptist,   Gibsons  7:30 p.m., Evening Service  Prayer Meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thurs  CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS  Church Services  and  Sunday School  each Sunday at 11 a.m.  Roberts '" Creek United  Church  Radio Program: The Bible  Speaks to'You, over CJOR, 60C,  9:00 to'.rh. every Sunday  PENTECOSTAL  Gibsons  9:45 .a m.,  Sunday School  11 a.m., Devotional  7:30" p/m/.^Evangelistic , Service  Tues., ,3:30   p.m., -Children's  ' , , "     \\v Groups  ,  Tues.. 7:30 p.m.. Bible Study  Fri.,  7:30, p.m.,  Young People  -   , UNITED-   .  Gibsons  11 a.m., "Sunday School  11 a.m., Nursery  11 a.m.. Divine Service  Roberts   Creek  2 p.m.. Divine Service  Worship led by Miss H.  Campbell,   deaconess,   every   second  Sunday of each month. y  Wilson CreeK  11:15 a.m., Divine' Worship  Sunday  School,  9:45  a.m  Worship  led  by  Rev.   W.   M  Cameron at 3:30 p.m. every second Sunday of each month.  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  11 a.m., Morning Worship  ���~7F30V firm., - Evangelistic - Service  10 aim., Sunday School  Tuesday. 7 -p.m.     Bible School  Friday, 7:30 p.m.. Rally  SUNSHINE COAST GOSPEL Church  (undenominational)  -. Sunday School 10 a.m.  Worship Service     11:15 a.m.  In Selma ^Park Community Hall  '  l?a__;br S. Cassells   ,. ���"  i   JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES  Bible Stumps. Tues., 8 p.m.  Ministry School,  Fri.,  7:30 p.m.  Service Meeting, Fri., 8:30 p.m.  ���    Public-Talk": Sun., 3 p.m.  Watchtower Study,  Sun., 4 p.m.  Kingdom Hall at  Selma  Park  s  By  BILL  MYRING  grainr.'The're.iis seldom a trace  of re^nXjiny^the wood, though it  pbssess^^l^'ltatural oil which acts  asia)pjrev_*.^ativei. Cedar .wood is  .readil^ l'derifified by its distinct  ,'and pleasing aromatic odor;  ���,.   ;y :y W$ 0 ���'���"'��� -'���'���"  FUNNEL-WEB WEAVERS  Even the most careful of 'observers seldom realize what an  immense number of spider-webs  are spun upon the grass in the  fields. But occasionally, in the  early mornings they spring into  vview  as  the  dew condenses ^ on  ,.them. -Then we -see the grass covered/by- an   almost'- continuous        m      . ,���       .x.._  ,_,.,..,   _, ,  carpet ofisilkl- '';  ���  0��� ���--��� P    ^y^hep^yexsity:^-British Coi-  ���'���   Most of   __r�� websTw^'se^ at   "���"��n���ia has'eliminated its autumn  th!!y��L.2 ���<_*_? #X1 y^f e^^^immmif^sma^tayPstM a third  this time.are<Of.the form com-     , ���   .-  _���������_.   ���,_-,���..--,-+.��%..  monly   known   ^s  " funnel-webs. ^M^s^mg   congregation  .^fet_^-.' '>������''  UBC's registrar, J. E. A. Par  f'SSOW"  n  in  : day_ toy spring  They corisist of a concave sheet'&$  of silk, with a funnel-shaped tube    ,_ ,���-���.--.-..,    , .       ._  at one . side and nunierous-'line's. ^nl^ld ,t.he.. u^v."ity senate  extending in all directions to -^Qtedilo eliminate the fall con-  tfie supporting spears of grass, fRation because of disruption  The tube.serves as a hiding for fojifegularly scheduled _ labora-  the owner of the web. From this tones and classes during the fall  retreat  the  spider  runs   out  on".: *?"?*_.��kr-  the upper surface of the web to   " ^..A?..-J-_fl.M day may be added to  . seize any insect that alights upon     spring congregation  in  1966; he  said^fdepending on deliberations  of a 'special committee established by seriate to consider ways of  ..shortening the congregation cere-  .-    ���   ��� ^y^o^ixyyifino suitable way can be  B.C.'s RED CEDARS found to shorten  the ceremony,  Down through the centuries Ce- �����'third dav wiU be added.'  it.  The tubes open below,  near  the roots of the grass so the spider can escape from it if a'too  formidable irisect enters <the web.  dar has been the willing servant  of man since Hiram rafted cedars of Lebanon to Tyre. For interior finish, British Columbia  red cedar is probably one of the  most beautiful woods; in existence. Its value for shakes and  shingles has been confirmed  throughout the centuries.  Red cedars grow to great  heights, from 150 to 200 feet, with  diameters of from six to ten  feet br more. Cedar is very light  in weight, with straight and even  FLASHLIGHTS  HELP  Flashlights are most useful  helps to;{ safety, providing light  when natural or other light is  unavailable. Using a candle or  matches iri a closet or other dark  place may cause a flareup; in a  house fire, there may, be no supply of electricity to help the residents to escape from dark rooms  hut, a flaV-hllpht. .kept in a regu-  <nr T^oo- y[nr�� batteries kept in  adequate supply, may save lives. 482,773  contracts  Contracts . involving $482,773  have been let by the provincial  government for works in connection with- the establishment of a  Westview-'Comox ferry system.  Details of, the contracts and to  whom they were awarded follow:  Bridge Project No. 482, Little  River Ferry Terminal,- Contract  No. 2, Comox/Westview ferry service, in Comox Electoral District, being construction of the  ferry-landing structure and ap  purtenances, has been awarded  to Pacific Piledriving Co. Ltd.,  401 Yates St., Victoria, B.CM in  the amount of $93,570.   .  Bridge Project No. 483; West-  view Ferry Terminal, Comox-  -��� Westview :ferry service, in Mackenzie Electoral District, being  construction of .the ferry-landing  structure and appurtenances, has  been awarded" to Fraser River  Pile Driving Co. Ltd., P.O. Box  148, New Westminster, B.C., in  the amount of $123,283.,       :  Bridge' Project No:' 475, Powell  River Bridge and Approaches,  Contract No. 1.; (General) on the  Sunshine Coast Highway, in Mackenzie Electoral- District, being  construction complete, except  for the structural steelwork, of a  285-foot bridge and 0.33 mile of  approach roads, ! has been awarded to Nanaimo Bulldozing Co.  Ltd., 68 Arena Street, Nanaimo,  ���   B.C. in the amount of $186,979.  Bridge Project No^ '475, Powell River Bridge, Contract No. 2,  on the Sunshine Coast Highway  at" 'Powell ' River, in Mackenzie  Electoral District, being the fabrication and erection of structural steelwork, has been awarded  to Brittain Steel Fabricators Ltd.  524 Sharpe Street, New Westminster, B.C. in the amount of $78,-  941.  Bituminous Surfacing Project  No. S-1164, %-inch Crushed Granular Surfacing irf Stockpile, Pender Harbour, in Mackenzie Electoral District.  RECIPES you might um  ACCIDENT HOURS  In a survey taken in a. western province, it was found that  pre-school children and those between 10 and 15 years are most  susceptible to accidents. The critical hours are from 5 to 7 p.m.  for those under 30 years and from  9 to 11 a.m. for persons over 30.  The evening hours, when mother  is preparing the meal and there  is less supervision' of tired and  hungry children, the accident incidence is greater., Persons over  30 who have had little or no  breakfast are; more susceptible  to accidents. ��� 0  Walk away your tensions,  that's the ..advice of nearly a  thousand physicians who were  asked what they prescribed for  patients who complained of tensions. Swimming, golf, bowling  and gardening were also mentioned,' "',, '  Last year at this time, the B.C.  Beef Cattle Growers' Association  emphasized the benefits of enjoying beef during the Christmas  holiday season. The program was  highly successful and hundreds  of British Columbia citizens wrote  in requesting beef and beef dishes recipes.  The booklet which contains  hundreds of recipes for everything from Roast Beef to Beef  Stew can be obtained by writing  to Mr. Julian Fry, Secretary of  the B.C. Beef Cattle Growers' Association at P.O. Box 420, Kamloops, B.C.  The booklet, produced by the  Council of Canadian Beef Producers, contains interesting articles  and information on subjects including "What You Should Know;  ������ About. Beef," "Identification of  Beef Cuts," "Selection Of .Beef;"  and "Methods of Cooking Beef,"  together'. with facts" about beef  and other meats.  Casserole of Rice and Meat     ,  (4 servings)     ,  - 1 cup- diced leftover  cooked.  :      meat;  2 strips bacon  Vz cup  rice  2 medium  onions,   peeled   and'  ���.'.. sliced v  ���'.      ���  2 tablespoons minced celery  2 cups canned tomatoes  ���������������''���'������salt" ������:���;'  pepper .'  -  marjoram   or  oregano.  1. tablespoon minced parsley y  Saute   bacon -lightly.   Remove  and break into bits. Add rice to  bacon fat and stir over low heat,  until rice is yellow. Add onions,  celery, tomatoes and bacon bits.  Add   meat   and   seasonings   and  blend. Place ingredients in cas  serole. Cover and bake in moderate oven (350 degrees F.) about  1 hour until rice is tender. Sprinkle with minced parsley or with  grated cheese and paprika instead of parsley.  Baked  Red  Flannel  Beef  Hash  (4 to 6 servings)  2 cups chopped or ground cooked roast beef  2 cups   diced  cooked  potatoes  2 cups  diced  cooked beets   (4  medium beets or 1 lb. can  drained  Vi cup finely chopped onion  1 teaspoon  salt  .4 teaspoon pepper  ^garlic clove minced or garlic salt  Vi teaspoon .dry mustard  6 slices bacon  Vz cup milk  Combine all but bacon and  milk. Place-in square bake pan.  Arrange bacon over top and pour  milk over entire surface. Bake at  350 degrees F.'-until bacon is  crisp, 40-45 minutes." Cut in  squares to serve.  Beef, and  Potato  Puff  y.  With Tomato, Sauce   .-  2 tbsps. chopped'onion  2 tbsps. chopped parsley  2 tbsps. fat v  3 cups ground  cooked  beef  ��� ;3 cups mashed potatoes  1 cup gravy or milk  '    Salt,  pepper and seasonings  3 ejggs.  Cook onion and parsley lightly  in the fat, then mix" thoroughly  with   meat,   potatoes,   gravy   or   '  milk. 'Season to taste. Add beaten  egg  yolks,   then fold in beaten ���  whites. Pile lightly into a greas  ed baking . dish and bake in a  moderate over (350 (degrees F.)  for 1 hour or until set in the center and lightly browned; Serve in-,  the dish. Serve with tomato sauce  or other favorite.  Tomato Sauce  ZVz to 4 cups cooked tomatoes  1 bay leaf  3A teaspoon salt  3 whole allspice  IVz   teaspoons sugar  3 slices onion  3 whole cloves  Dash  of pepper  2 tbsps. flour  2 tbsps. fat  Cook   all   ingredients,   except  Hartle's Masonry  QUALITY   WORKMANSHIP  Custom built fireplaces, chimneys, block buildings, retaining walls, planters, patios,  slate work, sandstone, -. cut  granite.  Free Estimates.& Design  Phone 886-9586  6' .   Coast News, Dec. 24,  flour and fat, for 10 minutes.  Strain through a - sieve and stir  gradually into blended flour and  fat. Cook sauce a few minutes  stirring constantly until smooth  and thickened. Serve piping hot.  Gulf  Building  Supplies  SECHELT���Ph.   885-2383  SEPTIC TANK  SERVICE  PUMP TANK TRUCK  Tanks Built or Repaired  Drainage Fields Installed  p Gibsons Plumbing  PH. 886-2460 for information  EVERYTHING FOR YOUR  BUILDING NEEDS  SUNSHINE COAST DIRECTORY  GIBSONS PLUMBING  HEATING ���  PLUMBING  Complete installation  Quick efficient service  Phone 886-2460 or 886-2191  .  SCOWS       ..������  LOGS  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  '*f       ��� _,__  LTD..   :������  Heavy Equipment Moving  y.& 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  SIC0TTE BULLDOZING LTD.  Land Clearing ��� Excavating  and Road Building  Clearing Blade  Phone   886-2357    /  For all your Heating needs" call  TINGLEY'S HI-HEAT  SALES & SERVICE  Expert service on. all repairs to  oil stoyes, .heaters and furnaces  New installations   of  warm   air  or hot "water heating, tailored  to  your needs  Your choice of financing plans  Phone .885-9636 or 885-9332  P.O. Box 417 y Sechelt, B.C.  MASONS GARAGE  Dunlop tires & accessories  Electric welding,  Wheel" balancing  Truck and car repairs  NORTH ROAD ��� GIBSONS  Ph. 886-2562  NORN 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 y Res.  886-9956  R. H. (Bob) CARRUTHERS  Oil  stoves  and heaters  cleaned  and .serviced  Port Mellon to Earls Cove  Phone 886-2155  SWANSON BROS.  Cement  Gravel, Backhoe &  Road Gravel, Loader Work,  Sand & Fill        P'*'"0 .- '  Septic Tanks and Drain Fields  Phone 585-9666      ?  GENERAL REPAIRS  CHIMNEY   SWEEPING  OIL STOVE MAINTENANCE  E. LUCAS  Free Estimates ��� Ph.  884-5387  C & S SALES  For all your heating  requirements  Agents for ROCKGAS  ,    PROPANE  Also Oil Installation  Free estimates  Furniture  Phone  885-9713  AIR COMPRESSOR.     ,  BACKHOE  and  LOADER  and ROCK DRILL  DUMP TRUCKS  Contract or hourly rates  Alse  SAND, CEMENT GRAVEL  ROAD FILL and TOPSOIL;  W. KARATEEW; ph- :,W��:  HALL - METAL  GENERAL SHEET METAL  Domestic ��� Commercial  Industrial ���  Marine  HEATING  Phone 885-9606  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  1 mile west of Gibsons on Hlway.  Roomy Parking, Plenty .of Water  Large recreation area  Bus passes park .site  Phone 886-9826  SMITH'S HEATING  CHIMNEY & OIL STOVES  ���������;��� cleaned     :\:y-  Phone 886-2422  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  712���PARTY-PRETTY APRON���poinsettias, leaves and band 'round  hem are all in brilliant applique. Top flower is a pocket. Transfer  of 2 motifs 6V_! x 11, 8Vz x 10 inches.  838���FASHION'S TOP SHAPES���pillbox in popcorn, derby in pattern  stitch. Crochet them in colors to pep up sport and dress outfits. Crochet directions; all sizes. .  587���INITIAL IT ELEGANTLY���add a smart touch to blouses, bags,  linens, dresses. Choose shaded tones or contract color/Transfer two.  3-inch alphabets, one 1-inch.  899���EMBROIDER VESTMENTS, stoles, linens, with beautiful liturgical symbols. Accent with gold or silver threads or braids. 2 pictures, 9 symbols 4 x 4% to 4% x 11 inches.  789���MUSEUM QUILT���the Smithsonian Institution gave permission  to copy it so you may own it too. Two patches���mostly scraps plus  quilting motif. Patch patterns; charts.  719���^APRO'N CHARMERS in easy cross-stitch on 7-to-inch checked  gingham. Picture them in COLOR ��� 2 colors for daisies, third for  gingham. Thrifty gifts! Charts, directions.  Thirty-five cents (coins) for, each pattern (no stamps, please) to  Alice Brooks, care of Coast. News, Needlecraft Dept., 60 Front Street  West, Toronto, Ontario. Print plainly NAME, ADDRESS, PATTERN  NUMBER.  U S TRANSPORT LTD.  Phone 886-2172  Daily Freight Service to  Vancouver  Local & long distance moving  Local pickup and delivery  service  Lowbed ^hauling  -p- '"���.���������  -  We use  Ultra Sonic Sound Waves  to clean your watch  and jewelry  CHRIS' JEWELERS  Mail Orders  Given Prompt Attention  '  Ph. Sechelt 885-2151  D. J. ROY, P. Eng. B.C.LS.  LAND SURVEYING  SURVEYS  P.O.  Box 37,  Gibs6ris:  1334 West Pender St.,     y  Vancouver, 5 Ph. MU 4-3611  A. E. RITCJHEY  TRACTOR WORK p'yPO  Clearing, Grading, Excavating  Bulldozing, Clearing Teeth ;���;  FOR RENTAL     y  Arches j Jacks, Pumps  Air Compressor, Rock Drill  Concrete Vibrator  Phone 886-2040  ALCAN ItfMANO SURPLUS  ; Staff Prefab Houses complete  1  Bedroom $1200  ,2  Bedroom $1400  y Phone 885-4464  y     ���'.    885-2104  .886-2827  No 8% ��� Can be bank financed  'iPy  APPLIANCES  Radio, Appliance & TV Service  LIVE BETTER ELECTRICALLY  Gibsons Electric  y     Authorized  Dealer  y Phone  886-9325  _  TELEVISION  SALES & SERVICE  Dependable Service  RICHTEft'S RADIO ��� TV  Fine Home Furnishings  Major Appliances  Record Bar  *>hone  885-9777        -  SIM ELECTRIC LTD.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  SECHELT  Phone 885-2062  >  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E.  DECKER  BAL BLOCK, GIBSONS  EVERY WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS - 886-2166  PENINSULA PLUMBINjj  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  U      NEVENS RADIO & TV  Franchised Philips Dealer  SALES AND SERVICE  (to all makes)  also appliances  Ph. 886-2280      _.'���'-  Peninsula Cleaners  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone 886-2200  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything  for your   building  ' needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  Greetings from your  Directory advertisers  Mortgage Money .  for New Construction  : or Older Homes  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  [Sunnycrest Shopping Centre "  GIBSONS 886-2481  OCEANSiDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  Makers of fine custom furnishings and cabinets in hardwoods and softwoods  Kitchen remodelling is our  specialty  R.  BIRKIN  White Rd., Roberts Creek  Phone  886-2551     '���/ ists winter hazards  Coast News, Dec. 24, 1964.  With the shorter days and bad  weather,   one. of  the  increased  hazards of winter driving is the  cyclist; says the B.C. Automobile  Association.  While the responsibility'for actual control of the bicycle" rests  with the children, the BCAA says  parents can do much to ensure,  their child's safety.  Fit  the  child  to  the  bicyble.  Too long a stretch to the pedal  y f-v\. v -<>..��  Calypso Cafe  CLOSED  DEC. 24 till JAH. 4  means that the child will be wobbly and not able /to control the  , bicycle properly.'  Make sure that the bicycle is  ' equipped for maximum safety  with a headlight,' tail-light or reflector, warning bell, chain guard  and coaster brake. Hand brakes  . are, effective as long as the child  has sufficient strength to apply  the-required pressure.  Having purchased the bicycle,  the responsibility of the parents  is' not over. Stress these points:  ride with traffic; keep to the  right of the road; 'use all hand  "signals; obey all stop and go sig-  .nals; use.caution around parked  automobiles; never ride two on  a bike or two bikes abreast.  When the bicycle has been purchased and the rider has been  trained, the parent must remember that continued supervision is  necessary. This is imperative because a bicycle is not a toy but  a vehicle in traffic governed by  laws.  Wishing all my friends and customers  a very Merry Christmas and a  Happy New Year  Ron Cole  Cole's Iron Works  :'0-O.  Sunshine Coast Highway  yOP  PARKINSON'S  HEATING Ltd.  Gibsons  ESS4 OIL FURNACES  NO DOWN PAYMENT ��� BANK INTEREST  TEN YEARS TO PAY  COMPLETE LIME OF APPLIANCES  FOR FREE ESTIMATE ��� Call 886-2728  1 month delivery  Counter Model Registers and Forms  'also  Cheques ��� Continuous & "Pakset" style  -hCR" Paper Forms and Books  Carbon Rolls  Bills of lading  Deluxe Portable Registers, etc.  on  For Information contact . . . .  ���; COAST ��� NEWS  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2622  T/T ****** 5     . &&&mM!zmMm&#mmm  QISArKSI-'I-VM'KK  Slower expansion lively  Continued expansion of the  Canadian economy in 1965 seems  indicated, although at a somewhat slower rate than in 1964, according to the Bank of Montreal  in its Business Review for December, just issued.  Examining the business outlook  for 1965, based on results expected in 1964, the B of M review  notes that total output for 1964 is  expected to show a rise of almost  .eight percent over 1963. This is  a very good rate of advance in  view of the length,of the current  expansion.  Weighing up all the factors involved insofar as' they can be  assessed at. the present time the  balance appears to be on the side  of optimism, the bank states.  It seems clear that one of the  principal sources of strength,  capital investment, will remain  a major expansionary influence-  in the months ahead, the B of M  observes.  The government incentives for  winter-founding, which were so  successful last,year and are being repeated this winter should  help to maintain residential construction activity.  In addition,. plant expansion  projects have received strong impetus from the rise in foreign  and domestic demand during the  past four years. Many of these  projects are underway and others,  will soon be started.   ;  The -prospects for, maintaining  a high level of exports are * also  good. While wheat shipments in  1965 seem likely to be lower than  in the current year and the recently- imposed surcharges may  dampen sales of;���'���, other goods to  the United Kingdom, generally  buoyant conditions prevail in  ihost of our major export markets, the B of M states.:  FOR ACTING  NURSES  If you are acting as a nurse to  a patient in your family, try to  use the -methods: of a trained  nurse as much as possible. Wash  your , hands frequently, especially before and after handling the  patient and his food and clothing.  Used towels and linen should be  stowed in a special container until they are, laundered.. \A course  in St. John Ambulance home  nursing will prepare you for any  emergency in the'"home.  Printed Pattern  SIZES  12V_-22'/2  AWAY YOU GO crisp and  care-free in a shirt-tabbed overtop and slim skirt. Sew the pair  swiftly in a texture, houndstooth  check, print.  Printed Pattern 9031: Half  Sizes 12%, 14%, 16%, 18%, 20%,  22%. Size 16% takes 3% yards  39-inch fabric.  FIFTY CENTS   (50c)  in coins  FIFTY CENTS (50c) in coins  (no stamps please) for this pattern. Print plainly SIZE, NAME,  ADDRESS and STLYE NUMBER  Send order to MARIAN MARTIN, Care of the Coast News,  Pattern Dept., 60 Front St. West,  Toronto, Ont.  Commenting ori the outlook for  consumer spending, 'y the p. bank  states, while spending on nondurable goods and services is  virtually assured' in view of rising population, employment and  income, prospects for durable  goods are less certain.  On the one hand, gains in automobile sales, which have led the  advance in consumer.'spending- in  the past four years, may be  somewhat harder to achieve in  1965/ .'  On the other hand, increasing  outlays for appliances, furniture  and other, household durables'  might be expected in the wake of  recent high levels of houseJbuild-,  ing, the B of M review states.  9 9 9 9  How about getting busy on  those New Year's resolutions?  Such as a visit to the dentist, the  medical check-up, the examination to see if you need a change  in glasses, and the periodic chest  x-rays and skin test for tuberculosis ��� just to keep you in good  health. .������'._'  WE wish all our Sunshine  Coast friends a very  Merry Christmas and a Happy  New. Year.  Ron and Irene Oram  Earle and Ethel Bingley  Mr.  and Mrs. Reg.  Adams  Fred and Marybell Holland  Albert and Daisy Crowhurst  Bud and Celia Fisher  Mr. and Mrs. Hux Marshall  Jessie Soames  Mr. and Mrs. Dave Rees  y'Mrs.yLu MacKay  Jim Comer -  Mr.  and Mrs.  J.  A.   Wicklund .  Mrs. Irene Kullander  / Norman and Lorraine MacKay  Wayne Kullander  Mr.  and Mrs. R~. Scheideg-  ger     y .  Mr. and Mrs. M. "Alvaro  Mr.  and Mrs. Harry.Winn  .Fred and Pearl Feeney  Louise' Slirin  'Jean  arid Archie Russell  Tubby and Doris Skellett  Mrs.  Sabeana Gardner  Daisy and Frank Bailey  I'r. and Mrs. L. Labonte  Murray    Avril    King    and  Family  Harry,  Deanna,   Renee and  Timmy Robertson  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Saunders  Harry and Margaret Smith  Madge Newman  Bill and Jean Scott  Dick  and  Edith  Kennett  Kay Butler  Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Graham  Morris  and   Nancy, Nygren  and Robert and Louise Nygren  Alex and Flo Robertson .  Mike and Pat Fromager  Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Puchal-  ski  Norm and Dorina Kenny  Alex and Jean Davidson  Mrs. W. A. Ross  Jim and Anne Drummond  Mr. and Mrs. Keith Wright  Fred and Mary Stenner  Marven and Peggy Volen  Mr.   and Mrs.  Allen  Boyes  Dave  and   Elsie' Herrin  Mr.   and Mrs.  Cliff Gibson  Mr. and Mrs. Ron Godfrey  Fred and Hazel Corley  Bill and Shirley Feeney  Mrs. Pay  Mrs.  Flossie  Craven  ; Walter  and  Inez  Hendrick-  son  Sid, Jessie  and Kathy Potter  Bill and Bea Skellett  Mr. and Mrs. C.   J.   Coleridge,  Sr. ���-   ���  Mr. and Mrs. H. Steinbrun-  ner.  Mr.   and   Mrs.   E.   McDan-  nald  Mr. and Mrs. Stan Trueman  '   Harold and Gladys  Stewart  Ruth and Reg. Godfrey  Ed and Edna, Husby  Dot Parnwell  John and Mary Solnik  Instead of sending local Christmas cards -we have donated  $164.30 to Central Mission.  Topics of vital importance to  British Columbia fisheries" were  discussed at the recent Ottawa  meeting of the federal-provincial  British Columbia Fisheries committee.   ���  The committee reviewed problems affecting the maintenance  and development of salmon resource in fresh water areas. These  include the. effects of logging,  gravel removal, pollution and  other, water use projects upon  the fresh water environment.  Ways of assuring that major  salmon spawning areas be pre-,  served are to be explored with  the appropriate government departments.  The need was recognized for  long-term studies dealing with  the effects of patterns of forest  cover removal upon the capacity  of streams to produce salmon.  Because of the major problem of  pollution, the committee recommended the establishment of a  program' working  party   to   re  view pollution studies of various  fisheries agencies.  It was agreed that the management" of the oyster fishery and  its public health aspects require  review. The committee" accepted  the fact" that further experimentation and research are desirable   -  to develop more effective utilization of oyster grounds, and con-   ,  curred that a review of purification techniques for possible application in the    Pacific    area  would, be of value. Because the  sport fishery is expanding rapidly and is related to tourism, the;  province   expressed   interest   in  , the  status   of   the   chihook- arid; -  coho fisheries, in the'    Gulf    of-;  Georgia and Victoria areas where  the  major cpneeritration of  the  sport fishery is found. r  A sub-committee is to be formed to periodically consider tidal  salmon sport fishing regulationsy.':  arid coriservation problems in respect of coho, chinook.-and steel- '  .."head.   :  Beer  say/;  for Carling Pilsener Beer  A Tradition in British Columbia/or h<) Years.  P10165-Two 8       Coast News, Dec 24, 1964.      ts^SiSt^&^&&si&^&tst&Si&��ei&sssi^  CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE  MON.,   THURS.,. SAT.  1678 Marine Drive ��� Gibsons  Phone 886-9843  KINSMEN, DRAW WINNERS        |f    )jj\|/\g  Here are the winners of the  Kinsmen Club' annual Christmas  draw: Dave Flumerfelt, Tom  Bailey, Ed Campbell and Charlie  Mandelkau.  ^SK^��isi��K!si_j����!S-Sg5��se5��ess!gi&  TWILIGHT THEATRE  GIBSONS ��� Phone 886-2827  All evening Shows 8 p.m.���Children's Matinee, Sat. 2:30 p.m."  Sat. night show also for Sat. Matinee unless otherwise noted  *���*���___������������%���. ������%  i^_/i>rti,ii>WiAW-S  'I'm sorry, but a divorce  j     can not be financed with  a Home Improvement  Loan!"  THURS,, FRI. ��� DEC. 24 & 25 CLOSED  SAT., MON. ��� DEC. 26 & 28  Hugh O'Brian in COME FLY WITH ME  Technicolor,  Cinemascope  SUNDAY ��� DECEMBER 27  SUNDAY MIDNIGHT HORROR SHOW  FIEND WITHOUT A FACE  DOORS OPEN* 11:30 p.m. ��� SHOW STARTS 12:01  fife.  I  j_W_S��lS^^2��5^��&2i3_lfr_--^^  I  For Your  Xmas  Gifts  Choose  i  SOCCER  Results of the Christmas raffle  held by the Gibsons Juvenile  Soccer club were: Hamper, Dave  Hopkin; barbeque set, D. McKay; pair of matched patio chairs  Mrs. A. Whiting; half case engine oil, S. Rowland; 4 pound  Christinas cake, Mrs.. E. Lawrence; $5 gift certificate, John  Braun; 2 pair nylons, Jas. Hain-/  ing; men's sport shirt, M. Stevens; winterize your car, Mrs.  P. Burns.  The draw was held in Gibsons  Hardware store and the lucky  tickets were drawn by Ed Anderson, Ozzie Hinks and Don  McCauley. We thank the following merchants for. generously donating towards the raffle: R.  Kennett, Real Estate; D. Wheeler, Imperial Oil; Gibsons Hard-'  ware, Shell Service Station, Sunnycrest Motors, Elphinstone Coop, D. Head's Shoe Store, Thriftee Dress Store, Marine Men's  Wear, and Super-Valu Store.  Division 3 and Division 5 soc-r^  cer will resume league play on  Sunday, January 10.  Car Accessories  C&I TIRES  from  1 <~TJ<      -  from 98c up  $14-95  ���   ���  exch.  Phone 886-2572 |  m_K__-_a______k-K----^^  Portraits for  Christmas  4 prints mounted in folders, taken in your home,  READY SAME DAY  for only $10  DANNY PROPP  Ph. 886-9850  Moon-lite  It's Different  It's Fun  Everyone Welcome  Bring the family* and have an enjoyable evening  of Bowling; by Moonlight  Strike on the Gold Head Pin  Win a FREE Game  BOWLING  SECHELT BOWLING ALLEY  (By. EVE MOSCRIP)  In the Men's "Ten Pin League,  Ray Benoit scored a double, rolling- high three of 580 and high  single 224.  League  Scores: ���  Buckskins: Mike Johnson 651,  Carol August 425."        . -   .  Ladies: Rita Higgs 263, Doro-  -   thy Smith 253/ Rose Rodway 643.  Pender: Mark Myer 651, Joe  Graf 608, Bill Cameron 675, Bren-  de -Scoular 528.  Sechelt Commercial: Dick  Gray 777 (285, 276), Frank Newton 770 (331), Sam Mackenzie 760  (279), Loia Caldwell 681 (258),  Frank Nevens 771 (283), Orv  Moscrip 276.  Sports Club: Dorothy Smith  640 (270), Red Robinson 720 (297)  Dick Gray 729.  School Leagues: '  Seniors: Ted Johnson 367 (209)  James Duffy 458 (218, 240),  Wayne John 341 (249), Rita Ono  356 (197).  Juniors: . Sharon Lawson 269,  (153); Earl John 286 (198), Kenny  Akeson 298   (206).-  Ten Pins: Ray Benoit 580 (224)  Dick Clayton 515, Roger Hocknell  532, Randy Wiren 527, Marvin  Skytte 525, Terry Rodway 515,  Pat Mullins 522, Don Caldwell,  546 (203)^ '  Merry Christmas and Good  Bowling in the New Year.  E  & M BOWLADROME  (By ED CONNOR)  Gibsons B: Herring Strappers  2860 (1017). S. Hart 637 (281), J.  Larkman 734 (272), J. Panasuk  274,"F. Nevens 751 (323), G. De-  Marco 611, A. Holden 624, J.  Ayris   639   (291):  Gibsons A: Midway 3144 (1144)  Gwen Edmunds 761 (315), G Edmunds 607, F. Nevens 640 (241),  E. Connor 624 (243), R. McSavaney 255, J. Davies 641 (298), J.  Clement 687, E. Shadweil 643  (269), L. Pilling 664.  Ladies Wed.: Gibson Girls 2419  Go Getters 864. D. Crosby 611, R.  Wolansky-675, (281), V. Peterson  514, F. Baker 535, G. Nasadyk  544, M. Carmichael -508.  Teachers Hi: Goofers 2790 (958)  B. Harding 627, B. Lasser 601,  R. Hincks 621 (271), S. Rise 616,  D. Lefler 602.'  Commercials: Shell 2916 (1035)  J. Lind 645, E. Berdahl 621 (246)  L.. Gregory 667 (285), I.. Hen-  drickson 622, K. Holness 649 (276)  F. Nevens 681 (253).  Port Mellon: Drifters 2696, Dragons 1034. T. Kennedy 661 (246,  243), D. McCauley 606, D. Dunham 715 (253, 274), K. Horvath  241,  J.  Larkman 721  (301,  261).  Ball & Chain: Untouchables  2648, Miss B Haviors 921. E. Gill  662 (242), D. Cooper 249, B. Hamilton n626 (260).  Men's: Blowers 3016, Birds  1068. C. Johnson 701 (278), F.  Reynolds 647, F. Nevens 701 (240,  278), R. Godfrey 256, D. Lefler  240, C. Sicotte 665 (283), S. Rise  691 (271), E. Cartwright 249, B.  Fisher 242, H. Jorgenson 636  (246).  Juniors:   Richard''Godfrey 329  (168M61),; Jim Westell 230, Mike   ���  Musgrove 209, Patty Clement 320  <216), Tom Stenner 233, Colleen  Husby 305 (195), Carol Forshner  236..   -  GIBSONS WELDING  & MACHINE WORKS  - Precision Machinery  100 ton Hydraulic Press  Shaft Straightening  Caterpillar* Roller Rebuilding  North  Road,   R.R.I.  Gibsons  V'���.^���'^'���:'���::'���"ra.���'88_^_^���:������T:-^  MON., TUES, WED. & SAT  Open Every  DEC. 28,29, & 30, JAN. 2  at 7 p.m.  C LOS ED  FRIDAY, DEC. 25  Christmas Day  SATURDAY, DEC. 26  Boxing Day  DECEMBER 31  New'Yeiar's Eve  JANUARY 1  New gear's Day   J  OPEN  DECEMBER 27 ~ 2 p.m.  Sunday /..'.  Saturday, Jan. 2  Moonlight Bowling  JANUARY 3 ��� 2 p.m.  Sunday  ALL REGULAR LEAGUE BOWLING STARTS MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 1965  E & M BOWLADROME  Phone 886-2086  celebrate  Christmas  |\'m your hearts! |  &?^rf ��SCW.tHC. |��  J Kelly's Garbage Collection ff  1 'Gibsons, B.Cj  ' ��  m  FULLY COOKED  Garlic Rings 1 Qc  APPROX. 12 oz. ��� each  or   MALKINS  TOMATO JUICE  48 oi.      OCEAN   SPRAY  CRANBERRY  SAUCE"��2 *  p.-si  CARNIVAL  ICE CREAM  3 Pint 1   GARDEN  GATE  FROZEN PEAS  2 lb    GARDEN  Strawberries  FROZEN ��� 15 oz.  IMPORTED  CELERY  A Merry Christmas  ' " -_r V  and Happy New Year  to all from  Barrie, Maurice, Muriel Kay, Joe, Rae  Doug, John; Glen, Clyde '  0PENTIIEL^��  ':ftSt-RS!@.  PRICES EFFECTIVE MON.^^^^\<U  WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES  sfa_na^_^^&i.2^2��SKrfa^^a_n-s^_..r S__��_iM��)*��tt_��_��_tt^^  .....  .....  ...������  <_��  ���������SO  *&  .....  .....  4SS>  .....  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Vern and Ann  Richter's TV & Radio Ltd.  Sechelt, B.C.  happy holiday, holly happy-day to youl  Sim Electric Ltd,  Sechelt, B.C.  t_3@��gtgt@g{g{3i���tg{3{gi���{^^  ot *  GREETINGS *  ��SCW.INC.  v_-.-  a joyous Noel to you*  Management and Staff  Hilltop Building Supplies Ltd.  Gibsons, B.C.  v*-' '<y^ /  ���W�� wisH all oior friexxcis,  ixx tlie sjpirit. or -tlie season,  long: W^e a��a 3a��._ppy a.ays.  Management and Staff  Sechelt Motor Transport Ltd.  ^_)_l_C__4��-��*_-ti^^  (By ERIC THOMSON)  Last year's Christmas gift of  a new red row-boat grew from  a promise to reality this year in  the industrial arts workshop of  Delbrook High School in North  Vancouver; x        .  The project was unusual, and  as the construction problems  were met and overcome, the  boys working on it became ���in-  / spired and gave of their best,  so much so that the staff and.  students fell into the habit of a  noon-day visit to the workshop  to watch the boat take shape.  *    *   ���*;���  It was finished just before the '  summer holidays and delivered  one evening to Hopkins Landing  by my son Willie and one of his  students, who brought it up on  the top of his car. They, made  trial runs individually by oar and  sail and declared that the job  was perfect.  The  old boat was there,  and  there wasn't much difference between  them at a distance,, but  at  close quarters   it was   clear  that the new one was the product of a fully-equipped modern  : shop, using as well    as    clear  cedar, mahogany, and oak, copper and brass instead of cedar  and galvanized iron. It was then  that Willie told us that the vice-  principal of his high school had  expressed a wish that he could  have a boat like that, so the boys  got busy,   and  using the  same  moulds   and  their   accumulated  know-how, made him a duplicate  for his use at Texada. His wife  says that it suits her fine.  ���   "   . *     *   .. *  My son then went off to his  Savary Island summer home, but  came back a week later on a  Friday night to say that he was  taking the boat with him to Vancouver that night to enter it next  day in the West Vancouver Community Day row-boat race from  Spanish Banks to Dundarave. We  heard the story later.  West Vancouver holds a community day every summer, and  the highlight of the aquatics is  a six-mile row-boat race across  English  Bay  for  a trophy  and  $75. - '���;  Willie told us that he took his  boat to Spanish Banks and found,  some 20 other contestants gathered  there,   including   two   young.  ladies. The other oarsmen were  long rangy fellows, half Willie's  age and head and shoulders taller and some of them had been  practising on the course for over  a week. The boats were of every  description, from expensive  aluminum name-brand models,  through plastics, to old Andy  Lintons of yester-year.  The contestants lined up, and  off they went in a welter of  foam. The water was not rough,  but it was not glassy smooth.  Willie and the owner of an expensive aluminum boat got out  in front, and as Willie explained  it, his opponent's boat quit between strokes, but Willie's  double-ehder carried her way, so  that he eventually grew ahead.  By the time he was half-way  he was a mile ahead, and decided that apart from heart  failure, he had the race in the  bag, so he stopped for refreshments and to wash his hands and  face, and continued his voyage  to Dundarave as though he were  coming home from Salmon Rock  to Hopkins after a morning's  fishing. When he got near Dundarave, he put on a convincing .  spurt to the finishing line, and  came in one mile and ten minutes ahead of the next man. He  is still that much ahead of his  wife who wanted to get her hands  on the money.  ���'*-���;.*     *  Before this race, 'Mrs. Kay  Butler of Gibsons suggested that  there should be a christening  party, and there was one, complete with champagne, but no  drop of it reached the boat. We  had Roy Malyea, who built the  original row-boat, and Mrs. Malyea, my sons, and daughter lnga  and husband Ed. Fenwick, Kay  Butler and husband Ed. and  Mrs. Dorothy Wortman, and to  complete the Nordic atmosphere  Magistrate Andy and Mrs. Johnston, Andy Johnston in the  capacity of skald or story-teller,  and he duly complimented Willie  of a nice blend by inheritanc"-  of Norwegian boatmanship and  Scots' thrift. We named her the  "St. Ola."  Years ago, at the turn of the  century, my father was Hudson's  Bay manager at Victoria. The  Company then owned most of  Esquimalt waterfront, and we  camped on Malacca Point, where  Yarrow's big crane now stands.  "��c*  to you, otir good frleaadls!  Parker's Hardware Ltd. and Staff  I Sechelt, B.C. |  _ffge_weciceetME_g^^  ��sew-  MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!  We thank you for your patronage*  Selma Park Store  bringing you  holiday joys  The Toggery Shop  Esquimalt was then the Royal  Navy base for the North Pacific  Squadron, and when first we  camped there the ships had both  (Continued on Page 11)  rSHJA-SOlST'S BEST  TO "SrOXTi PK.O--  Evans Candy Box  Sechelt, B.C.  1  Going all out to wish  you Christmas happiness.  George   and Walter   Flay  Sechelt Barber  Mm  _k__ay Cliristmas  toe Ixappy  Tingley's Hi-Heat  '���-���'���>' PP  '-"Sechelt,���"B.C. ������ ���-.  :^e-H_t_&!e-9se^^  Sechelt, B.C. Coast :News, Dec. 24, .1964.     11  (Continued from Page 10)  steam and sail: The flagship's  bunv was the closestto our camp,  and we knew the flagships from  time to time, Royal Arthur, War-  spite,   Imperieuse,   and   Grafton,"  i-^s^!s^-@si!S!a8e;-tsE(_!Stss��s��itS5���:-te-t-j!  Sechelt  Beauty  Salon  IWalt Nygreni  I   Sales Ltd.  i Gibsons  All the best wisher to our good friends.  vBoard of Directors and Staff  Elphinstone Co-op Store  Gibsons, B.C.  :_4_-_n_K_-4_K_K___-9S^^  I   ��SCW.INC.  WISHING FOR ALL OUR FRIENDS  THE VERY BEST OF HOLIDAYS.  Management and Staff  Peninsula Motor Products (1957) Ltd-  Sechelt, B.C.  and cruisers, Flora, Bonaventure,  Amphion, Leander, A'rethusa  and others as their commissions  brought them, to bequeath their  names to Victoria streets and to  successors which added battle  honors in great wars then-undreamt of.  I think that in the second year  we went camping, about 1898,  there was a peculiar currency  crisis across the line, there  simply wasn't any. money. At  that time, the H.B.C. had business with Tacoma,- and when this  crisis happened, a Tacoma banker came to Victoria to* see my  father, to ask for .$25,000 Canadian cash to take home with  him. The H.B.C. and Bank of  Montreal managers promptly  sent this gentleman on his way  with just that sum in a suitcase,  and my father told the story with  pride that,the money came back  as soon as the crisis was over.  The Tacoma bank manager  didn't have a dime himself, and  .prevailed on father to buy from  him, sight unseen, a row-boat  then in Tacoma. The boat duly  arrived, a beautiful four-oared  craft made of inch strips of redwood, yawl rigged arid all copper and brass finish. Father  named her the St. Ola; He sold  her years later for what he had  paid for her.  *      *������.. *  About the year 800 the Norwegian Vikings were in turmoil  in their home country, V and  eventually one faction was .'able  to exile the opposition, who'took  their long-ships and.crossed the  seas to Orkney. The Orkneyinga  Saga tells of how they found the  islands deserted, the Pictish in-:  habitants having fled to the  mainland of Scotland. These  Viking parcelled out the farm  lands and ' gave theni place  names that they have today. One  of those little farms came to me.  At that time these Vikings  were heathens, but one of their  kings, Magnus, turned Christian,  and then decreed that the rank  and file become Christian, or  else, and that was that. The first  missionary from Norway to Orkney was one Olaf,'or Olave, or  Ola, and he set up shop at the  head of a bay on the largest of  the Orkney Islands, where the  Vikings "wintered, and the name  became Kirkvagr, the kirk on  the bay, later Kirkwall, .-"and his  parish, later St. Ola. Nothing  now remains of his little kirk  except a yellow sandstone arch  m the side of a Kirkwali warehouse.  While these fellows were technically Christians, the conversion  was only skin-deep, and the  obsequies of an Orcadian earl  took the form of loading him and  his gear into his long-ship, setting it on fire, and releasing U  from the Kirkwall shore with a  following wind.  ��� . At Lerwick, in the neighboring  Shetlands, they still build a long-  ship at Old Yule and have a  torch light procession ending in  a bonfire of the ship, open house  'all round the town and dances,  and to our ears, to our ears this  ���and to our ears, this festival is  appropriately named Up Helly.  Our Chinaboy, who wag a little older than I was, used to  take my sisters and me out in  our St. Ola to visit the flagship  on Thursday afternoons, which  was the Navy's Make and Mend  Day. The Commissioned officers  went ashore to the canteen  grounds for cricket, tea and dalliance, and, having watched the  admiral's green steam-pinnace  depart from the side of the flagship nearer the canteen grounds,  the crew of the St. Ola went up  the other side, to be entertained1  by the lower deck.  * * si-  After all these years, I still  recall how decent and kind these  sailormen were. While we learned how to make knots, and absorbed strange sea-lore, the  sailors took.our boat in turns,  and had their fun that way. All  this came to an end    in    1904,  The Timid Soul  A WEBSTER CLASSIC  ONLY Five MORE  DAYS.'  OONT  PUT IT OFF      "  ANOTHER  SECOND.'  MAY6S  l'p BETTER  Go OOWAJ AND BUV-  A FBVJ A��cR�� PReSeNTS1-  PefZHAPS I  CAN TFilNK  OF SOMSON-T To GIV6"  ThCM To  i y  ys  3*^_-__*_  ���d*9  SS^I  <^*S  tV/HILG MK.MlLQUETOAST DID >  ALL HIS  CHRISTMAS   SHOPPING*       'H.  TWO MONTHS AGO. THE  CONSTANT  WARNINGS  MAKE  HIM   FEEL  GUILTY    ���  ��  fltv  w?  we extend our sincere good wishes.  Bill and Dorothy  Village Bakery  Sechelt, B.C.  when my mother took my sisters  and myself to Scotland for our  education. I was not up to Edinburgh standards, so a half-year  at Kirkwall Burgh school was  prescribed, and the Thomsons  thereafter arrived at Thurso at  the top end of Scotland in the  pitch black of a wild December  night.  We had still to cross the Pent-  land Firth to Orkney, and we  embarked on an austere little  steamer,   about  the   size  of one  of our old steam tugs, and she  was the St. Ola. The accommodation below deck was spartan,  two settees down the side of a  long table, and one oil lamp  above, by the dim light of which  the passengers could watch each  other being sea-sick. This was  first-class and cost five shillings.  There was another class, but  that was mixed up with the live  stock forward.  (Continued on Page 15)  ;^^-!g-53tS^^^����l^-5g!gi��g^^  M  jf ���  "������J  f:'3  ��?  ��SCW.INC  lo all our friends...  yfl hornpipe of meirie, old-tyme wishes.  Mary and Wes .  Sechelt Siioe Renew  V__J^V>=&^^ ***f __r  Have a whirling good holiday!  Management and Staff  Peninsula   Logging  Supply   Ltd.  Sechelt,  B.C.  thanks to all  our loyal patrons.  Ray and Staff  Gulf Building Supplies  Sechelt, B.C.  2tff__3_a@cwsc<c&^^ tst��t@_gci��t��te-_3@��i��tgi��__?gee^^  . l_a,-ve &, laappy Gaaxistnaas!  Morgans Men's Wear  Sechelt, B.C.  ���u-^_4_fr-^_q��4_?&&r_*_��_^^ SAND, SALT HELP  Winter driving entails quite a  few extra precautions, such as  keeping windshields, windows  and headlights free from snow  asd ice. Snow tires are an aid  to safety. A bag of sand and salt  will help you over a slippery  place where you cannot otherwise  gain traction.  WATCH THOSE  JACKS  The man who tinkers with his  car, especially with the underpays, should make sure before  he crawls underneath, that secondary or safety jacks are properly placed. Auxiliary jacks  are necessary so that the car  will not slip and crush the worker.  Dishwasher invaluable  12     Coast News, Dec. 24, 1964.  There's a special sparklo built  into today's automatic dishwashers. :..'.*  An automatic dishwasher washes dishes with water, 140-160 degrees. Add to this a 'hardworking detergent, and a painstaking  scrubbing and rinsing action. The  result ��� .dishes that sparkle with  cleanliness.  Dishes, glasses, cutlery, pots  and pans have a sparkle of good  health too. Everytime you look  at a gleaming glass just taken  from the dishwashed, you have  the comfort and satisfaction of  knowing it's hygienically clean.  This is especially important in  a family where a cold could easily pass from;one person to another, simply because though  washed clean, dishes were not  hygienically clean.  An automatic dishwasher is an  invaluable help when entertaining. The pride of setting a table  with sparking crystal ��� dishes  which have heated to just the  righta temperature, easily, conveniently in the dishwasher, and  after   dinner  to   be   able   to   st  down and relax wth guests while  the most dependable kitchen help  in the world takes care of the  dishes. Just stack treasurer crystal, china and fine silverware in  the dishwasher, turn the on-  switch, and forget them. Dishes,  glasses, even pots and pahs are  washed, rinsed and dried hygienically clean.  An automatic dishwasher adds  sparkle to life ���. that little ex-  ���tra portion of confidence and convenience that makes everyday  living ��� entertaining so much  more pleasant.  BE PREPARED  If you are a "do-it-yourself"  enthusiast, make sure that you  and the family do the jobs safely. Heavy cutting or grinding  power machinery can inflict serious injuries. In industry, the  worker would be supplied with  safety devices ��� goggles, face  masks, shields or other protection should be worn; by the amateur who may be in greater need,  \  t    may your  \ holiday he bright!   p  Swanson Bros.' 1  Sechelt, B.C. M  ifi  Management and Staff  Gibsons Building Supplies  Ltd.  I  Loads of Good Wishes  To Our Many Friends At  CHRISTMAS  Frank and Al  Solnik^s Sales and Service  1  I  Don  and Marge  Gibsons Electric  YULETIDE WISHES  Budd Kiewitz  Shell  Oil   Distributor  Gibsons, B.C.  :     _?  Glowing  GOOD  WISHES  May your  holiday  be warm and bright!  Parkinson's Heating Ltd.  Gibsons, B.C.  Gibsons Plumbing & Heating Ltd.  iMay the good cheer of the festive season  be yours throughout a glad new year. \  Management and Staff  -'���-/Hansen's Transfer Ltd.  y      Sechelt, B.C.  To you and yours,  heart iesc good wislies of the Season I  Management and Staff  Sechelt Bowling Alleys  -     ^_.._.__5v^v.__ . .   _      A  fr^itf  , -01  (PICW.IMC.  ^Vlfe'fe posting  warm wishes for a Christmas  heaped with all good things.  Management and Staff  Tyee Airways Ltd.  Sechelt, B.C.  [ftggeeeeqpegocet^^  HOLIDAY  CHEER  \-P  ,'   *  ... we sincerely thank you  for your patronage. May the  holidays  be most happy for you.  Madeira Park Store  UuiiI__WV-VINVVV---1l-C-ud3  our very best wishes to you!  Management and Staff  I & S Transport Ltd.  ��5CW.IKC  AND MAY ITS RADIANT LIGHT BRING  PEACE TO ALL MANKIND.  From all your friends at  Thriftee Stores  Gibsons, B.C. /*/'  fishing you happy holidays;  -Jo and Harry  Peninsula Gleaners  Gibsons, B.C.  Management and Staff  Kruse Drug Stores Ltd.  Thanks to all of you, our '.  j@      many loyal  friends and  custorn ers, f c r y our  eyggl^wonderful patronage.  Molly and Ed.  Midway Groceries ��� E & M Bowladrome  Gibsons, B.C.  a_��c-i_wp_M-ic-wippc-^^  ClitistnujmS at $200,000  The B.C. Christmas Seal campaign has passed the $200,000  mark, 60% of its objective. R.  A. BBarnard, Christmas Seal society president, stated that the  society has high hopes of realizing its $325,000 objective, which  is $22,000 more than the campaign raised last year.  The $325 is needed to continue  the Christmas Seal programs  presently underway and to expand a few of them. Operation  Doorstep ��� the free TB skin test  and chest x-ray program which  tested over 300,000 people in 1964,  is one that needs to be expanded. At present the survey team  is able to cover the province once  every five years. Some communities and parts of the population  need more frequent service.  A successful Christmas Seal  campaign will allow the society  to place a junior Operation Door  step team in operation to provide more frequent services for:  Communities like Prince Rupert and the northern part of  Vancouver Island which have a  particularly   high   TB   problem;  More frequent tests for senior  citizen housing developments;  Industries where shift work  prevails and makes it impossible  for employees to attend the regular survey program.  Mr. Barnard explained that  during the Vancouver Operation  Doorstep last spring, 128 new  cases of TB, 24 cases of lung can-  Coast News, Dec. 24, 1964.     13  cer, 84 heart conditions and over  200 other significant chest conditions were found. A marketing  research study showed that general population attendance at the  survey was good ��� but it was  not good among the senior citizen and shift workers of the  community.  Operation Doorstep is an excellent program, a model for all  of North America, but it is nont  good enough .for these particular important people. Te hopes  that the campaign objectve will  be realized so that the society  can provide the specialized service that these groups need.  ��scw. me.  ^>-_ v t  ���>:-- %   y4  s&y >.-.>'$ ������   ��� -   ��� ���'-  ��� ���*:���! 'fli-y %���  Tlie Season's  toest to youl  Fred Jorgensen  Barber Shop  Sechelt, B.C.  '  ��so*-  Tiae Season's  best "to 37-012.!  Andy, Chris and Dianne  Chris's Jewelers  Sechelt, B.C.  To all our friends,.. old-time wishes._  K. Butler Realty  Gibsons, B.C.  This sincere  wish, we heartily  extend to you, our  ymany loyal friends  and customers.  Stella and Al  Dogwood Cafe  Gibsons, B.C.  -*'���"&  greetings to all our friends!  Nevens Radio & TV Service  Gibsons, B.C.  xeew&e&Bas&G^^ *e��t3��e_ne_xt��i��t8��i��i3��e**^^  vp"*  !>fVft*WWt  BEST WISHES  iiiiiiiii rrmirn  Utoir ' l^rj~       ft.  fi_ u-r.uic.  H. Bishop  Ladies  Wear  Sechelt, B.C.  *~Jf#*y '-  ~iP    '/<���<>,  y  '.._|j______HR_|f  /  >  i#w*,%^___M__��aJ__  .*"*    ^f><________RBR  <  ^M______M  scw.inr  ~_  ��vs-v  T4_r    K >>"  ^a  4"&%atel-i "*'*A��S&_  Finlay Realty Ltd. and Staff  Gibsons, B.C.  P^-as^sir^i^Eii^ ��� *^��^*^s_-__-  14     Coast News, Dec.  24,  1964.  Li/e'a Darkest Moment  A VEBSTER CLASSIC  ..T -_     '".iyztt  - __^_^*>c  Gihnore's  Variety Shoppe  Sechelt,  B.C.  We thank you for your patronage  @��F-H����_��-_!__&-s*@g!S��  isbes  Oli-fasMoned  Christmas  we  send jour  in  hope that  it brightens  op par  yyyppy^poypiyyyp^yp- w^   / c r^y~ l  ^p^^'Ty^zyp'''./*���-.������'��� pyy: j      v<y-.-*_>  o  t.sosslsr jr. visits  rwE TOM3 OF HIS FATHER  R. N. Hastings Fuels  Gibsons, B.C.  Ed. and Celia Anderson  Gibsons Hardware Ltd.  OTfflTOS!  ol  -wishing a Merry Christmas  to all of you good skates!  ���   -  .   -��� 1  Sunshine Coast Service Ltd.      I  Sechelt, B.C. jjt  _l_.:_^2_n-____-_9---S^^  (By L. R. LINTON)  It had to be the perfect Christmas tree, and for that prize the  children searched one hour or  ten. Every year on the Saturday  before Chijistmas three round  balls of clothing, fortified with a  good breakfast of porridge and  eggs, started off dragging the  old bobsled behind them.  The eldest, a boy of twelve,  had charge of the axe and saw  which journeyed in a wooden  box fastened on the back of the  sled; also in the box were three  pairs of skates, the old fashioned kind that fastened on to shoes.  The best trees always seemed  to be on the opposite side of the  lake, so what better way to cross  than skim over that sheet of  shining  glass.  The second boy was ten, and  the smallest of the trio was Sister, seven, whom the boys would  rather have left at home, but  who had wheedled her way.with  them since she was four. Her  little mittened hands clutched a  bag of thick venison sandwiches  to tide them over: One year  while they were busy with, their  skates, Prince, the collie had  got tide oyer instead, so since  then Sister had been delegated  keeper of the food. y  There was an old wood road on  the opposite side of the lake, and  three small hills one after the  other. If the snow wasn't too deep  the bob-sled was lots of fun on  the three hills for it would gather enough impetus going down  the first grade to nearly get up  the next little hill. After the third  hill, the trees were thicker, and  the search would begin in earnest.  It was the rule that it must be  a balsam fir ��� spruce and hemlock might have perfect symmetry (as they often seemed to  have when looking for fir), but  they -were needle droppers. Besides, just nothing could compare with the sweet, spicy fragrance of an eight foot tali balsam fir! And their thick strong  branches   were   made   to   hold  Christmas candles, popcorn balls,  home made peppermint candy  canes and all the other goodies  Christmas trees used to hold in  the old days.  Three pairs of critical eyes rejected tree after tree once the  search began. There must be no  signs of stunted growth, no missing branches! The eldest calls excitedly, "Here is one," and he is  right ��� straight and tall and  beautiful it reaches upward toward^ the sky.  Beneath her red woollen stocking cap, Sister gave a small sigh  of disappointment. She had wished so hard that just this once she  would be the one to find the tree,  but she never was!  Tenderly fastened to the bobsled, the dragging tree etched  patterns in the snow along the  homeward trek. Three tired pairs  of legs turned into the gate at  the gathering dusk, and the lamplight made a pool of light through  ��� the frost brocaded windows. What  happiness as the tr.ee was carried through the open door filling the house with its fresh fragrance!  If'  ijestiuisf.es/pr  happy holidays.  Eldred's Flower Shoppe  Gibsons, B.C.  i  w  $  ir  ��4i  May your holidays  Electric  Sechelt, B.C.  ����  , to all ��ear friends!  Bill and Staff  Sunnycrest Motors  Gibsons, B.C.  PREMIER'S   CHRISTMAS  MESSAGE  I am grateful to have the opportunity of extending greetings  for the festive season to all citizens of the province.  I know we will join ever more  strongly at this time of the year  in the hope that people the world  over will be granted freedom to  live in peace with their neighbors  in keeping with the Christian  spirit.  The course of human events  is a course of constant change,  and we welcome the opportunity  which change affords us to better our lives, but I believe none  of us would seek to alter the tradition of Christmas and the renewal of faith which is implicit  in our observance of this sacred  anniversary.  Good wishes for a Healthy and  Merry Christmas and a Happy  and Peaceful New Year.  John-Hind Smith  DEPENDABLE REFRIGERATION  aa��_-^iaai-oa  ��_0_*_tt��_tt_*K  ^x!���5_����!��t��e��Re!��8e^  CROSSWORD PUZZLE  LAST WEEKS  ANSWER  EKS       I  ACROSS  3. Branch of  learning  5. Snare  9. -Around  10. Piercing:  tool  12. Roman  3910011    "  goddess  13. Rent  14. Affix  15. Departs  17. Tantalum:  sym.  18. Pronoun  19. Bowling-  target  20. Entire  amount-  21. Walking  stick  22. Vegetable  23. Sound of  __ street*  '<     -car bell  25. Dull  26. Corrosion  i      on'iron-  ; 27. Thin  28. Antlered  animal  29. Disavow  ' SO. Inter-  ;     national  language  32. Man's  nickname  33. The shank  ��� 34, Opposed  to "gee"  35. Pacific  island  37. Likeness  39. Hard, black  ���wood  40. Weathercocks  ���41. Wild oxen:  Tibet  42. "Units' of  work  DOWN  a.:Dwen  2. Highway  3. Large  ���wine cask  <4.Artof  putting on  a. play  5. Stories  6. Regrets  7. Moslem  title  S. 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Rockgas Propane  Roberts Creek  ^i$i$.$.$&i$i$^^^ r68***��^^ What*s behind mistletoe  Welcome Cafe  and Dining Room  Gibsons, B.C.  Wlay the joys of  Ghristmas be yours.  Earl's Agencies  Gibsons  we extend our sincere good wishes.  g | Granthams Landing Store  Con and Eleanor  _��� ��� ��� we sincerely thank you  for your patronage*  Standard Motors of Sechelt Ltd.  HN_R_n_R*6K_n_nx_tEM-^^  ��SCW.INC.      "rf'^|^S  Thank yoiT  for your patronage. We hope  to serve you throughout the  new year!  Dan and Bill  C & S Sales and Service  Sechelt, B.C.  Everyone knows that mistletoe  is traditionally hung at Christmastime, but few know the reason why, or the reason behind  the usage of many other plants  and flowers during the holiday  season. Mistletoe was first used  in pagan rites; an old Scandinavian myth relates that Loki,  the god of Evil, killed Balder,  the god of Spring, with a mistle-  , toe arrow. Balder's life was restored, and in gratitude, his  mother, Frigga, decreed that  mistletoe',. should never be used  as a weapon again and promised  to kiss anyone who passed beneath the plant. The Victorian  English later introduced the custom of kissing under the mistle-  tpe: at Christmas.  The poinsettia has long been  associated with the Yule sea-.  son and has a beautiful story behind it. The legend tells of a  pobr young girl who longed to  present a gift to the mother of  Jesus but having nothing of  value, picked a handful of weeds  to present to Mary. As she presented her humble gift, the weeds  . were suddenly transformed into  huge scarlet blooms, and thus  was born the Christmas point-  settia.  Of course, the most beloved  holiday decoration is the Christmas tree. A charming folk-tale  from Germany tells how this  tradition began: a poor woodcutter lived deep in the forest  with his wife and young son.  One stormy Christmas Eve, as  they were eating their dinner  meal, they heard a knock at the  door. They opened it to discover  a cold and hungry little boy outside. They welcomed him into  their home, sharing their simple meal with him. The woodcutter's son even insisted on giving up his bed so that the pitiful child might have a good  nights rest. In the morning, the "  family was awakened by the  singing of angels and found that  their mysterious guest was none  other than the Child Jesus! "I  have accepted your gifts, and  here is Mine to you," the Child  said, breaking off a branch from  a fir tree and placing. it in the  ground. "This shall always bear  its fruit at Christmas,  and you  will always have abundance!"  "Thus, according to the legend^  began the custom of setting up  trees within the home at Christmas.  -LW___fy Chri$fm��.   f  Helen's Fashion Shop    |  Gibsons, B.C.  _i_hi__t_Ha__m_o-_)_-^^  ^^^��e��^��*e��e��_re��ig��M__(et_:tee��5  filCV.INC.  To you, to everyone,  redoubled blessings.  B & J Store  Halfmoon Bay j|  Fv3j_>a_nS_51_S_��S}25^^  The Saga  (Continued from Page 11)  run from 1882 for over 60 years,  and of that time Captain George  B. Swanson was in her for 37  years as A.B., Mate, and for his  last 31 years, as Master, through  the two wars, and. made over  20,000 crossings of one of the  wickedest stretches of water in  the world.  Although the Hun tried to torpedo him time and again in both  wars, Captain Swanson .was a  Skeelie Skipper and retired in  1943, with a richly earned M.B.E.  and his ship was referred to as  the Royal Mail Steamer St. Ola.  She was replaced by her namesake a few years ago, and when  the day came for her to leave  Stromness for her marine graveyard, she'went her way with her  flags flying and making as good  a time as when she was new,  escorted by her successor, and  all Stromness lining the shore  to do her honor.  My old ' red row boat had a  happier departure from Hopkins  Landing, for Roy Malyea, her  builder, came and got her, and  has since put a new stern in her  and reports that she is good for  a long time yet. My St. Ola has  been so satisfactory, that my  son Willie, although he has a  navy of outboards. at    Savary,  *V "  GREETINGS TO ALL!  Elsie and Len  Calypso   Cafe  Sechelt, B.C.  feels that he needs a row-boat  for his own use up there, and  figures this year on building a  super-replica of the boat I now  -have. .,��� 'P-P::- y  Last Christmas, - I mentioned  that I had a lilting pipe tune to  which to set words descriptive  of a row-boat ride on West Howe  Sound on a summer morning.  This year as I came and went,  the words somehow came to  match that tune, as' his hums  came to Winnie the Pooh.  Fair blows the morning wind,  fragrant with the wild rose, ..���'  All along a silver strand the  children are at play,  The red boat moves graciously,  dancing as the tide flows,  Coast News, Dec. 24, 1964.     15  Sailing home from Gibsons on  a summer, day.  Blue   skiesy above  the   Sound,  gentle breezes blowing.  Sunshine    gilds    the    islands  green that lie along the way,  Blue   sea   around   my   boat,  never need for. rowing,  Sailing home from Gibsons on  a summer dayyVy;.--'.'".  Weeping skies and winter days,  stormy seas require me  Tp end this pleasant voyaging  and < put my boat away,  Spring time will come again,  eager to inspire me,  To sail again from Gibsons on  a summer day.  ��sew.inc.  we're not keeping this under  our hat-Merry Christmas!  Gunnar and Marilyn  Wigard's Shoe Store  Sechelt, B.C.  S ^_"*<*'-'*5' ��SCW.INC. N"*  eason s best wishes to you!  Management and Staff  Peninsula Plumbing & Supplies  Gibsons,  B.C.  _����-es_^e3g4��et6-sei��_����_��!et^^  ^kH  HELLO!  Dan Wheeler  Gibsons, B.C.  &  AND  TO ALL A  MERRY CHRISTMAS  Gibsons Radio Cabs  Gibsons, B.C.  ?;��___fr_��_^_.^_��-tt-q^^ To Everyone  Christmas  Lissi Land Florists  Nursery Phone  Hopkins Landing 886-9345  Florists  Gibsons  y**-"*  is  Q&oaouX  To t/ou -.wd yours.  Management and Staff  Sechelt Air Services Ltd.  . .. ohA a &eaAo*t>  lUUd with all food tkUuj*.  Peg and Dave Marshall  Seaview Market  Roberts Creek  'i!Pe_i��gt����e%_HEtgie^^  A very big  thanks to all     r.-  our loyal patrons. J^C  Murray and Staff  Gibsons Automotive  For the directors of the Gibsons Area Volunteer Fire Department the months of October to  February are usually bleak indeed.  This is the time when funds  to help keep , the fire trucks in  good repair are at their lowest  ebb. Eertainly by December of  each year, the treasurer's monthly report will show a balance  barely adequate to pay the regular incoming maintenance accounts. Let no equipment become  ���S��HS!��SS��!gS��:S!SS_  broken now, because to replace  it would almost be an impossibility! ;������  On Dec. 14, the members who  gathered for the regular meeting were pleased to find that a  donation of $50 had been received from the Granthams Bingo  Club.  ���  To say that this gift was very  much needed is a gross understatement! The members of the  Granthams Bingo club who made  possible this generous gift may  be sure that of all the Christmas  gifts sent thus year none will be  used to greater advantage than  ' theirs.'.;'���' py.o'Op ,' ���   ':';���..  Fire Chief Bill Scott asked that  part of the /donation be used for  the immediate purchase of a 28  foot aluminum extension ladder,  adding that at present, the area  firemen only have pan oversize  wooden one to work with. He also  mentioned that the only flooring  in the hall is crushed rook and  hoped that in the near future  some cement ��� like the magic  $50 ��� might appear.  No matter how stormy the night  or how cold, each Monday evening finds the volunteer firemen  working, checking and recheck-  ing equipment to insure a quick  16     Coast News, Dec; 24y M64.  answer to a call for, help. Their  constant interest week after week  proves ^that any help received by;  them from the communities involved is' always returned one  hundredfold. ��� ���  y      A  FIRE  PRECAUTION  If fire breaks out in your home  and you are ha closed room,  don't open the door into'the hall  or other room until you have  tested the door panel for heat. If  the door feels hot, do not open  it or it may admit a burst of  flame. Try to get help at the window.  in  '    ��  |f Jerry and John $  i Gibsons Barber f  1 i  p ������  -v .&  bringing you good  wishes galore I  Aggetf Agencies Ltd  Sechelt, B.C.  6 0  JOY A-PLENTY  ...TO MEN OF GOOD  WILL. HAPPY  CHRISTMAS TO YOUI  Mason's   Garage  North Road ��� Gibsons  May your blessings  be most bountiful.  All and Christine Ritchey  Gibsons  .^&9^��3233^5_Sl__tSSS_-l^_fl_ti5}3j_^_ft5i_  tp  you health  and lasting peace!  Chris, Billie and Connie  Tasella Shoppe  Sechelt, B.C.  ^2^__S_��lSj2j3SjBj2vS}2_Cj2r3}StS}S  WISHING YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS  Ken, Larry and Cliff  Kenmac Parts  Gibsons, B.C.  @m  X-     <*v  ��  Einar and Bob  Twin Creek Lumber & Building Supply  Gibsons, B.C.  J-W.lfC.  MERRY CHRISTMASI  In the hearty old-time  traditipn - - best wishes for  much happiness, from  Marine Men's Wear  Gibsons, B.C.


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