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 .GOLDEN  CUP AWARD  COFFEE  A       at DANNY'S.    .   .  COFFEE  HduSE  & faOTJEL  Frowinalal Library*  Victoria, B�� C.  SERVING THE GROWING SUNSHINE COAST  Gibsons ���  Ph.  886-9815  r <-  , Published 'in Gibsons, B.C.  Volume 20, Number i; January 6, 1966.  7c per copy  TWILIGHT THEATRE  PROGRAM ON PAGE 8  This is the Surishine Coast? ? ?  Lightning cuts power  in Halfmoon Bay area  Lightning struck a transformer at Halfmoon Bay about 11:45  Sunday night thus creating an  outage." It blew out a transformed and resulted in an added burden of work for B.C. Hydro repair crews who worked long  hours to.ge'tfthe damage righted;  Up to' 8 _i.m. Tuesday morning, the snowfall starting with  Thursday Dec. 23 deposited  43% inches over the Gibsons  area, according to Dick Kennett, 7local weather statistician.  At the 300 foot level, 'Sunshine  Coast highway in,vicinity of Elphinstone Secondary school the  snow depth at noon Tuesday was  estimated, at about 30 inches.  To the end of December the  snowfall amounted to 22V�� in.  and since then 21 inches were  added up to 8 a.m. Tuesday.  The day to day snowfall as  recorded by Mr. Kennett follows:  B.C. Hydro men working to get  power, through as quickly as  possible.  Because Port Mellon usually  gets more precipitation than  areas nearer Georgia Strait it  might appear unusual to leam  that Port Mellons snowfall was  20Mj inches for December and  23 inches up to 8 a.m. Tuesday,  a total of 43V_: inches equalling  the Gibsons fail. However less  snow has disappeared in Port  Mellon than in _: the Gibsons  area.   ���������'���'-     7 , - ���-.P0:yp...pPP'y  The B.C. Ferry service has  also had its ups and downs during this bad weather period with  breakdowns occurring slowing  up traffic. RCMP have been  kept busy watching road traffic  and the roads department has  done a good job in keeping main  arteries open with SMT buses  travelling practically on schedule most of the time.  Some power outages were  caused by snow piling up on the  wires to the point where contacts have been made resulting ,  in short circuits. Bob Normin.-  ton, his office staff anil repair ::  crews put in a considerable  1 number of hours finding "breaks;  short circuits and other troubles and putting things back in  working order.  Village roads in Gibsons and 7  Sechelt were kept as clear as it  was humanly possible to do.  Side roads have presented problems and as a result all schools  were ordered closed for all day  Tuesday. They were opened on  Monday.  Dec. 23  5.8"  Dec. 24  1.8"  Dec. 25  3.8"  Dec. 26  ' 7.2"  Dec. 27  1.2"  Dec. 28  0.6"  Dec. 29  .10 rain  Dec. 30  1.3"  Dec. 31  ' Nil  Jan. 1  3.3"  Jan. 2  8.2"  Jan. 3  8.8"  Chairmen are named  Last winter snow started to  fall Dec. 18 and remained on  the ground until Feb. 17. The  December snowfall last winter  totalled 47.8 inches and for the  entire winter the precipitation  totalled 80 inches.  Some changes occurred in the  appointment of chairmen to municipal council committees at  Monday night's inaugural meeting of Gibsons council in the  municipal hall. n  Councillor Fred Feeney will  take over roads as well as the  fire department in the new alignment and Councillor Norman  McKay will take on health,;gar-  bage, library and parks' and  beaches which were largely under the chairmanship of Councillor Feeney. Chairman Wesley  B. Hodgson will take.the finance -chairmanship,   Councillor  Chairman Hodgson in his inaugural address to members of  council spoke as follows:  At this first meeting I would  like to say a few words relative  to my position as chairman and  your position as commissioners.  I would also like to add many  things here ��� but ��� from the  result of the ballot you will all  no doubt have studied the wishes of the taxpayers and I leave  the result of the election to your  own conclusions.  Gibsons is changing from one  .phase to'.another and action  will, have to-be taken immedi-  t Slippery, .roads  created trou-t;-Fladager' retains.w&ter,;.recrea^a^el^  -__--.-.r<_a---_n-__._i.  ����..>.-l__i __���_.'._,��ri'~^-    _��� - 1 _   "_<v--j__;.-_-   __!*__ "    __i_r__S_r__T-   -^.i_-���-_.^_i'v*J   - *'.     ,-JJ^.p,   ,._-.  ttlefc f6i*"heavy- tn_clc_f as well'as  the average passenger car.  RCMP of Sechelt detachment  ordered two large trailer trucks  off the road after they had had  a hazardous trip from Langdale.  They passed through Gibsons  shortly before 4 piny and had  considerable difficulty. climbing  the highway; to ithe upper level.  One .was forced back down to  Gower Point road. The trucks  were urged to remain at Sechelt  overnight but they pulled out  intending to make TEarl's Cove  but the RCMP after one got into  difficulties oh Halfmoon Bay.  hill, ordered them off the road.  They made Earl's Cove Tuesday morning; only to face.severe  conditions oh"'the-Powell. River  side. .."'."'77 :;.- '-Pp y. ..  ������'. Power outages were quite numerous 7with the Roberts Creek  Lower road having most of  them. Langdale had about a  three hour break and areas up-  cbast suffered as well. Egmont  was without power Tuesday with  Skidintolake  A car bearing two people skid-  ed off the Garden Bay road at  2 p.m. Sunday. The car ended  up in water up to 100 feet deep  and about 100 feet from the  shoreline.  The occupants were Arthur  Joss of Pender Harbour arid  Sydney Lee of Irvines Landing.  They managed to get out of the  car before it was entirely submerged and got back to shore.  Divers attempted to get at the  car but owing, to weather conditions- decided to await better  conditions. .  The accident occurred at the  sharp curve as one rounds the  end 0f the lake nearest the main  highway. ROMP investigated  the accident.  tion" ; and ''"Centennial" affairs;1 change,  building and the municipal air- We have been elected by the  port remains with Councillor taxpayers to handle the affairs  -Drummond. (Continued on Page 8)  * * *  The first 1966 meeting of Se-     Lang will also be deputy chair-  .; chelt's municipal council with  Mrs. Christine ' Johnstony-as ;  chairman resulted in Mrs.  Johnston^ talkingover the 7fi-  nance committee chairmanship  which was held by Bernel Gordon who did not seek re-election. Councillor Ben Lang retains ������; the roads chairmanship  which' he  had  last  year.  Mr.  ..man. -     ... .���--���'. -  ; -Councillor Louis Hansen will  chair health, fire and . sanitation' committees ,and be delegate from council on the Gib-  sons-Sechelt Municipal Airport  committee. Councillors Ray  Clarke and Joseph Benner wilf  have recreation as their field,  of endeavor.  Decoration winners named  '��� Another year of judging the  Christmas     Outdoor     Lighting  has  passed   and  the  job  gets  harder and harder. The judges  roamed up  and     down     side  streets from Port Mellon to the  far end  of Roberts  Creek for  four hours,, trying to make up  their minds and there were so  many and varied    to    choose  from, that they came to an impasse,   so   came   up   with   the x  happy thought of giving 13 $10  prizes  instead of trying for a '  first and second. It is estimated that nearly 200 homes had  lighting of some     kind    from  massive  displays  of thousands,  of lights to fairy-lands, iri gardens. Every year the ideas and  efforts that are going into the  displays amaze. British Proper-  has nothing on us.  Thanks go to everybody for  . making the district such a  beautiful spot for the holidays.  A special thanks goes to Jack  Marshall, who so patieritly  piloted us up and down impossible roads and to C. P. Ballentine for his beautiful display.  The winners: John Bunyan,  Pratt Road; Charles Robinson,  School Road:> F. A. Jones, Skyline Drive; Ceorge Boser, Park  Road; Frank Bailey, Seaview  Road; Keith Wright, Abbs  Road; Capt. T. F. Hercus,  Sqames Pent; J. A. Hope,  Soames Point; W. R. Laing,  Headlands Road; E. D. Davies,  S. Fletcher Road; John Robinson, Sunshine Coast Highway;  W. Davis, Franklin Road and  David Fyles, Hopkins Landing.  Friends meet in Europe  dried  There will be no Thursday  night ��� Bingo", in Gibsons Legion  hall,'Kiwanis. officials have an-  nounbed.   '���-''       ,  The Women's Institute, . Gibsons, whjtst drive scheduled for  Jan. 11 and the embroidery demonstration for Jan. 12 have  both been cancelled.  Tidewater Players rehearsals  have been' cancelled until further notice.  "The Coast News and your letter arrived on Christmas Eve  and were wonderful to have,  and.Margaret and Eddy Toma  arrived today, so it is nice to  have friends to ski with."  So writes Willie Thomson in  a letter dated December 27, received Monday. Margaret Toma  is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  Robert Finlayson, of Gower  Point and is now resident near  Frankfurt, West Germany. The  Toma family planned to have  Christmas in Vienna, and then  join the Thomson family in St.  Anton, iri the Austrian Alps, for  a skiing holiday.  The Coast News was the Christmas number and contained the  article "A Thomson in Europe"  contributed by William.  News from home is good in  a far country,- and what can be  better than to share the Coast  News there, with someone else  from here? It shows what can  be done with air mail, for it  took just under a week for Willie's article to go the two miles  from Hopkins Landing to Gibsons by ordinary mail.  NEW  MINISTER  Rev. R. Barry Jenks is the  new incumbent at St. Hilda's  and St. Mary's Anglican parish  churches replacing Rev. James  Fergusson who has moved over  to a mainland parish. 2      Coast News, *ah. 4$ 1966/H^slV  life** Darkest Moment  xntssrm classic  Mackenzie constituency and redistribution  (goast Mjeius  PHONE 886-2622  Published every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C. Authorized as second class mail for payment of postage in cash, Post Office Department, Ottawa.  Member Audit Bureau of Circulation, B.C. Weekly Newspapers  Advertising Bureau, Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association, B.C.  Weekly Newspapers Association.  Fred Cruice; Editor and Publisher, P.O. Box 280, GibSbns, B.C.  Rates of Subscription, $3 per year, $1.75 for six months. United  States and foreign, $4.50 per year.  Unity in the Community geh things done  A solution is necessary  The annual report of Gibsons municipal clerk which appeared  iri last week's Coast News contains considerable fundamental  thought on the problem of the direction in which Gibsons should  move, not only in the field of capital expenditure, but in its zoning  as well.     !' ������- , -..,   ���'- .������;'-.!..-!.V-j:.'. ���".-r_.  Capital expenditure will become, a necessity and his five year  plan is worthy of consideration because too heavy an assessment  on the public in a shorter space of time would perhaps not be successful. However) it is the zoning aspects; of his Tepoift which wilt  ���  face closest'scrutiny. /;���..:���: ; 'py.' yy'ry. pOy'^ .'yy.'-'  He asks that hodge-podge zoning be eliminated and that there  be more uniformity in the area he has in mind, the harbor front.  There is the natural assumption that it will not and cannot forever  remain partly commercial and partly residential. What are we  planning for our waterfront? If to develop small boat traffic well  and good and if not what can be done about it?  We-quote his report: "The future of the existing village area  is centred in the harbor and waterfront and the development of the  village depends upon the development and uses of the waterfront.:  The land 'area being, small is not conducive to a mixture of indus-.  trial, commercial and residential uses and only a hodge-podge unattractive growth will result if some form of guidance or control is  not instituted. Council should therefore consider upon what the future growth of the village is likely to depend and plan and rezone  .accordingly.' ^^        -..''._.. v  * Jf an opinion poll was taken on the question how' should Gifo-  -sons develop its waterfront and harbor, the answer would most  likely leave those people holding shoreline residential property  displeased, to say the least.  1 On looking over the 1966 municipal council for 'Gibsons one  comes up with the knowledge that the new chairman has consistently favored the building of an esplanade type waterfront. The  four councillors who have sat on council as a unit for four years  while liking the idea of an esplanade have not felt that there would  ever be such realization. With increasing water traffic and faster  craft the use of the harbor, while within the jurisdiction of council,  is not an area to be bluntly allocated land uses only. So the problem arises what shall foe done with it and how will it be done?  It will take council some time to get this problem solved because the subject of zoning is not a simple matter of making up the  mind of council. It also includes the public. Utilitarianism will eventually take over but how to live with the problem in the meantime will -require the wisdom of a Solomcm.  In the meantime and due to the shortage of Solomons the council will have to be placed in the position of seeking outside help.  In view of the fact the department of -municipal affairs has its  hands full of similar problems council will seek that help from  whatever source it can. Campbell River after fruitless months of  seeking town planning advice has hired a town planning consultant  who is at present town planner for Comox and Gold River. It'looks  as though Gibsons may have to do the same.  Mr. Cooding in his report to council stressed that town planning is a job for a professional planner. If Cibsons is to get the  zoning problem settled it looks as though some outsider will have  to be called in, someone not involved in local issues who will 'be  objective .It might cost money but carrying on without a policy  will in the long run cost a great deal more.  If anyone thinks Gibsons councillors have been neglecting this  issuCover the last two or three years such is not the case. There  have been hopes glimmering faintly that perhaps the provinteial  town planning department would help out but this department has  more planning problems on its hands due to the rapid growth of  British Columbia than it can handle. The problem can remain  dormant for a while but the longer it takes to get the issue solved  the more difficult the solution could become. There is the possibility that given time it might solve itself. This is a chance hope  only; and not one to be recommended. Council, will have to face  up to the issue and it might as well face It now.  (By TONY GARGRAVE,  Mackenzie   Constituency   MLA)  y The   Mackenzie   riding  js   a'  narrow part of British Columbia's    coast    stretching    south  from   Bowen   Island  to   Ocean  Falls for a distance of approximately 280 miles  long and 50  miles wide. In the 1963 provincial  election   it   contained   15,-  452 registered voters in 55 dif-,  ferent  pollsr The  larger  com:,  muni ties v are   the   Bella   Coola 7  valley,   Texada,   Bowen,   Gambier and Minstrel Islands and  the  pulp  and  paper  towns of  Powell River, Ocean Falls and  Woodfibre.  and   Port   Mellon.  The    constituency    includes    a  number   of   lonely   inlets   and  many  stout but scattered settlements along its length.  sft '.-��� 7_fc -7.   sj." <  In spite of its size, the population is concentrated in the  four industrial towns enumerated. Three-quarters of the population of the riding reside" within the lower 80 miles of. its  length and that area is accessible by automobile.  The voters are mostly industrial workers in the pulp-.and  paper industry with the next  largest group of voters being  retired people living on the Sunshine Coast. The rest of the  riding is made up of loggers  and fishermen. Ten percent of  , the voters are Native Indians.  ���        *      *     #  The riding, appears to have  had a noble and significant his- '  tory. Captain Michael Manson  was an early member 7V of the  legislature for Mackenzie.������ He  was elected in 1909. He was a  ships captain and after his  marriage in Nanaimo in 1874  he opened a trading post on  Cortez Island. Mike Manson, *  master mariner, farmer and  trader was re-elected to the  legislature five times from 1909  to 1932. He died, in office, at.  Bella Coola in 1932 while presenting prizes at a sports day  there.'Mike Manson was a Conservative.  ... ���-..,-'.*/    *'.;. ���*.'  ���'  Iri\ the ��� 1933/ general election  M'r.7 Ernie Bakewell was elected for the Mackenzie riding as  a member of the CCF party.  He was a chemist from Ocean  THE COAST NEWS      ^  III U'lllN Hill  At the annual meeting of the  Victorian Order of : Nurses in  the Wilson .Creek home of Mr.  and Mrs. L.' S. Jackson it was  proposed to establish two  nurses for the area instead^pf .  one with one at Gibsons and  the other at Sechelt.  Mrs. R. H. Hammond injured  an ankle when she fell from  the Co-op ^truck. The door of  the 'truck flew operi as it rounded Gibsons Memorial church  corner.  The provincial "government by  order-in-council has reserved  5.4 acres of foreshore at Gibsons Landing for a Dominion  government wharf. ���  Six of 14 -passengers travelling from Fishermen's Cove to  Gibsons Landing were overcome  by gas fumes on the Mardred.  The regular ferry had developed engine trouble.  v The number of chicken pox  cases between Halfmoon Bay  arid Kleindale stood at 23 when  school opened after the holidays.  Only 14 were at school..  A new camp tender for the  E & G Logging at Salmon"Ri-  ver was taken up by R. T.  Jackson who reported he had  made a good trip.  All canned fruits sweetened  and unsweetened were removed  from wartime ration control.  Gibsons Teen Tpwners have  purchased a record player for  their dance sessions. Local  merchants and businessmen  help them with their purchase. -  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE REAL SALESMEN  Phone 886-26^2  Falls. He did not re-contest the,  riding. At the next general election Mr. , Mel- Bryan, Sr. was  elected. Mr. Mel Bryan died  in office and was succeeded at  a 1940 by-election by Many Mc-  Geer, brother of the' late Gerry  McGeer. They were members  .. of the Liberal party.  In the general election of  1941 Mr. Herbert Gargrave  was elected. He was a member  of the CCF party and remained MLA until 1949. Af the general election of. 1949 Mr. Bat  Mclntyre was elected MLA. He  was a member of the coalition.  At the general elections of  1952, 53, 56, 60 and 63 the writer, Anthony Gargrave, was \ returned to the legislature as a  member of the New Democratic party.  The riding, though rural in  appearance, has been industrial in character. The largest  community is the Powell River.'  district which represents 5,000  voters.  *.-'-.*.    _*  The riding is named after  Alexander Mackenzie who  came down . the Bella ' Coola  valley in the 18th Century. The  riding has no geographic, economic or communication .centre  as such. The riding is tied together byMts links by sea, air,  road and . tele-coihmunications  with the City of Vancouver.  The never ending political  theme throughout the riding is  one of communication. My constituents are continually demanding better roads, better  sea and air routes, better ferry  facilities and better tele-com-  "munications. A second common'  interest iri the riding is labor  affairs and labor management  relations. This arises out of the  dominant occupation of the riding, the manufacture of pulp  and paper.  *.:. # . #  The relatively new highway  system linking Port Mellon,  Gibsons, the Sechelt Peninsula  and Powell River by road and  ferry has greatly eased the  task of a provincial MLA.  I would recommend to the  commission that no changes be  made- in the boundaries of the  Mackenzie riding. It seems to  be a genuine geographic and  economic unit and it appears  to have a suitable number of  voters compared to the province as a whole (one MLA to  17,000 votes). The number of  voters in. the riding has been  climbing at each general election.: ��� ..;'���-.'.  These recoriimendatioris and  observations are respectfully  submitted to the comriiissibn as  an aid to its deliberations.  A     three - man     commission  which met in Powell River to  CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE  MONDAY &   THURSDAY  1678 Marine Drive���Gibsons  Phone 886-9843  discuss proposed " changes to  Mackenzie riding:"was comprised of Chairman H. F: Angus,  arid members Frederick Hurley  and Kenneth Morton. ;  Meeting in, ''the,, provincial'  building . courthouse; the committee heard "briefs from MLA  Tony Gargrave, Mrs. .Isabel  Dawson, Bert Forrest, all  speaking on behalf of their political parties, and J. S. P. Johnson, speaking for the PR Chamber of Commerce.  Proposed changes were few  in number and will be reviewed  thoroughly before any action is  taken. Although none of the  briefs presented advocated any  changes to the present riding  boundaries, some districts expressed a desire to change.  Other, ridings already interviewed had'also proposed, changes that would' affect Mackenzie. Of the former, the Ariahim  Lake region felt they had more  in common with the Williams  Lake region than the coast, and  Lasqueti Island felt closer to"  Vancouver Island than the mainland.      -  Of the latter, the Comox-area  proposed1 a change in- its boundaries involving a \ north-south  split, with Ocean Falls, presently in the Mackenzie riding, being attached' to the north island.  Woodfibre and Bowen Island,  also in Mackenzie, seemed.geographically close to North and  West Vancouver areas, while  Squamish appeared to be better  linked with a coastal riding than  to its present interior one.  In her remarks, Mrs. Isabel  Dawson, president of Mackenzie Social, Credit League said  she shared MLA Tony Gar-  grave's view that boundaries  should- remain unchanged. She  did. have one qualifying' statement to make, though, that  should the need arise- of changing the riding, she would like  the name Mackenzie to be retained.  The riding is named after  Alexander Mackenzie who  came down the Bella Coola valley in the 18th century.  Mrs. Dawson was followed by  J. S. P. Johnson, speaking for  the Powell River Chamber of  Coinmerce. He, 'too, felt the  boundaries-should remain pretty much as they now are, f but  recommended- that whichever  riding acquires Woodfibre or  Squamish, the two communities  should be put together and kept  in" the same riding.  Third brief presented during  the hearing came from Bert  Forrest on behalf of the Liberal  party.  He felt more consideration  should be given to urban areas  and ended ,his brief by saying  he would rather see the riding  slightly oyer the population average than under.  Mackenzie /Riding had a 51  percent average of voters going  to the polls, as against a provincial average of 54.  N.   Richard  McKibbin  A   PERSONAL  INSURANCE   SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  HOW   LONG  CAN  YOU  LIVE  ..The answer depends, greatly on how well you  ' take care of the body you live in and will occupy for the rest of your 'life. For greater medical knowledge, plus new potent drugs can now  add many years to your life.  .1 -  ' Your first step is to place your body in the  protective care of a physician, have him check  it regularly and follow his advice about curative  and preventive ' treatments. We will co-operate  by supplying the exact medicine or health-aid  specified.' ^-' ��� 7;  "IJmir doctor can phone us /when you need' a  medicine. We will constantly endeavor to keep  abreast of the expanding activities in the field  of pharmacy ��� in this era of great change: We 7  pledge at all times to be in the position to offer the finest of pharmaceutical services.     -  KRUSE DRUG STORES Ltd.  Gibsons  886-2023  Rae W. Kruse,  Sechelt  885-2134  Pharmaceutical Chemists and Druggists  R D R H R y [  \7 n  ���i\LH  from envelopes to  60 page booklets  '(���        ' '  ' ���        ' ' ..v'' <   '���  call us for advice  it'  NEWS:  Gibsons-Ph; 886-2622  . .'is:'V. <<!',&"cy'wti BILL NORTHWOOD  by FRASER WILSON  Coast News, Jan. 6, 1966.  ONTERESTED LOGGERS GATHER :TO  BID ON A URGE TIMBER SALE-  MIGHT AS WELL PACK IT UP  BOYS.'I'VE GCfTTHIS ONE  SEWED \)?i  ���&y��^:  /R^ERANHOURpFHO^BjPP'NG...  V  MR.HAGAN'S BID...- GOMG ONCE...  GOING TW/CE... SOLD TO MR. JIM  HAGAWi.  HERE'S YOUR DEPOSIT;  NORTHWOOD ANDTHERE'S.  MORE COMING/  DON'T LIKE SEEING  HAGAN BACK HERE  BUSINESS/  Phone 886-2622  I John Hind-Smithl  Refrigeration  ' PORT MELLON  TO  PENDER- HARBOUR  Phone 886-2231  from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Res.  886-9949  The Davis Ottawa Diary J^restryiwiirf^r^Mi^  (By  JACK  DAVIS  Coast-Capilano M.P.)  Election post 'mortems are  useful in one respect. They give  us a better idea of the sources  from which each party draws  its strength, ethnically, regionally and by age group across  the country. The results of the  recent federal', campaign are  quite interesting in this respect.  FRANK  E.  DECKER,  D.O.S.  OPTOMETRIST  For Apointment  ��� 886-2166  Every Wednesday  ,    -,       Bal Block  Gib  YOUR NAME IS WANTED!  If you have lived in Canada for 75 years please telephone  Mr. Ron Haig at 886-9307  This applies to those pioneers living in Gibsons Rural  area only. Your name will be placed on the Pioneer's  Roll to be used during 1967, Canada's Centennial Cele-v;  . bration year. DO IT NOW!  Mmmmmmmscrumptious idea!  Eat out tonight. Find RESTAURANTS fast in the  YELLOW PAGES. Where your fingers do the walking.  ___  PARKINSON'S  HEATING Ltd.  ���sso]  Gibsons  ESSO OIL FURNACE  NO DOWN PAYMENT - BANK INTEREST  TEN YEARS TO PAY  COMPLETE LIME OF APPUAMES  FOR FREE ESTIMATE - Call 886-2728  ���First-'as'to'..town and country  . : ���'-. . the Conservative party  is certainly the farmers party.  Wherever agriculture is a  major source of: income Conservative -Mr. P.'s are elected to  a nian. The .Liberal party, on  the other hand, seems to be-  the party of the big city dweller. It also attracts the vote  of most business and professional men. Montreal^ Toronto  and Vancouver are therefore  strongholds of .liberal support  so, to, a. lesser extent, , are  Hamilton^ Ottawa, Windsor and  Victoria.  The New Democratic party  has an industrial base'��� one  however which is confined  largely to Ontario and B.C.  Typically, the NDP1 does well  in big single industrial, towns  like Trail, Sudbury and Powell  River. But whether it can win-  over a majority of the working  class vote in other provinces,  like the prairies, Quebec and  the Maritimes remains to be  seen.' :  .*������ .   *  *  Social Credit,has been said  to- be an off shoot of the Con-  .servative .party in the west. I  mention this because, wherever  the Socreds ran a candidate  they ;took more votes away  from the Conservatives than  any other party, p  The Creditiste are essentially  a party of protest. Most of  them have been elected in the  backward arid.7other low., in-,  come areas of 'Quebec. As economic conditions improve, they  fortunes of 'that party may continue to decline.  Age also has something to  do with the voting pattern.  Many young people prefer the  Liberals. So do those in their  40's and 50's who are also iri  . the middle or higher income  bracket. After 60 however, the  Conservative party has the  greatest appeal. Witness the  effect of Mr. Diefenbaker's  $100 a month pension proposal  in provinces with an ageing  population like Prince Edward  Island.  *     *     *  Looking ahead our national  parties will be forced to recognize two things. One is the  continuing drift of Canadians  to the big cities. Another is  the population bulge, the hundreds of thousands of young  Canadians who will be reaching  voting .-age in the late 1960's.  Redistribution (which will increase the number of city ridings) and lowering the voting  age to 18, will give added  emphasis to these trends.  On the face of it this means  more seats for the Liberals and  the NDP. But other factors like  changes in leadership and new  party platforms can be even  more important. What influence  these other factors will have  on public opinion when the next  federal election rolls around in  four years from now, of course,  remains to be seen.  l.��v  Mcwiom.**  Xo'oJcs like a filibuster I"  The Canadian " Forestry .association announces the formation of the Conservation fund.  This fund will be used to further the education of young  people in British Columbia! relative to conservation and forest protection. _  Such education that would be  contemplated would be \ issued  through the Canadian Forestry  association school program and  Junior Forest Wardens' activities in British. Columbia.  The  fund   amounting lo   $3,-  000 has  been  donated < by Mr  and   Mis    E    J    Palmer   in  memory     of    Mis      Palmer's  mother, Marion L. Morgan,  and will be administered by  the 'Vancouver Foundation. It  is 'hoped: that others will contribute.        '���'.. .;_'"  ELASTIC BARK  A few species of trees are  able to stretch their bark as  the annual rings.push it further  outward. Even when old and  large, beech retains a smooth,  silver-gray surface, free from  cracks and blotches.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE BEST SELLERS  School District No. 46 (Sechelt)  CALL FOR TENDERS  .   Madeira  Park  Elementary School  Drawings    and  . Specifications  are available now at the School  Board   Office   in   Gibsons, ior  ground   development , at  TMa-  deira Park Elementary School,  including grading, ditching,- fill,  tile, culvert and topsoil.  ."'���������     ; r yy.    '���;������������,. ��������� y     ....... -;  TPender Harbour  Secondary, School  Drawings and Specifications  are available now at the School  Board Office in Gibsons for. the  construction of a tennis court  at Pender Harbour Secondary  School, including blacktopping,  fencing and some grading.  Tenders for either or both of  the above projects will be opened at 5 p m on Friday, January 14th, 1965  w>_v^ ^ -*^V~ - .^ N ,*^ sV-\ s. .   " v   s Vs v   y   *   .   .  S__-.S!SXkx\. .      ^��    J-_        \\ -*.__   ^o.\\  -���. _   _���.*.w_._.\_.    ���. ���1��    \��      ��� ^ _.v__.\_. sfcN-MJ. tWou- il1y..\..>\...>v^...t.|11...A    __._ 1. _ \__  IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO DIFFERENTIATE  BETWEEN THESE TWO YOUNGSTERS  Yet when it.comes fo driving, one is responsible,  ihe other is not.  Young drivers can do an educational job among  their own age group. _<��-  SUPPORT DRIVER TRAINING IN YOUR HIGH SCHOOLS  Only YOU can  STOP  rising insurance costs.  INSURANCE   AGENTS   ASSOCIATION  OF BRITISH  COLUMBIA  and  ,.:, ..I  ALL   CANADA   INSURANCE   FEDERATION 4       Coast News, Jan. 6, 1966.      MISC. FOR SALE (Confd)  BIRTHS  ROWLAND ���-To Bob and Jan,  their first born, a boy, Garnet  Dean, on Dec. 22, 1965, at St.  Mary's Hospital, o Sechelt. Dr.  Hobson the attending doctor.  ENGAGEMENT .       ���.  Mr. and Mrs. George Boser of  Gibsons, B.C., announce the en-  gamement of their eldest daughter Marilyn Francis to Mr.  Winston Franklin Robinson, son  of Mr. Charles Robinson, Gibsons.   DEATH?  JAY BEE USED FURNITURE  Phone 586-2346, Gibsons  Next to Ken's parking  Beer bottles. We buy and. sell  everything  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE  YOUR  BEATTY PUMP AGENT  Parts & Repairs to all  water pumps  -A complete plumbing siales  and service  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  Davis Bay Road   y  rWilson Creek ��� Ph. 885-2116  HARVEY ��� Passed away Jan.  3, 1966, Kathleen Harvey of  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek,  B.C. Survived by niece and nephew, Mr. and Mts. Robert  Leask, Roberts Creek, B.C.," 2  sisters, Mrs. Mabel Wilson,  West Vancouver, Mrs. -Stella  Tizzard, England. Family funeral service was held . Wed.,  Jan. 5, from the Family Chapel  of the Harvey Funeral Home,  Rey. H. Kelly officiated. Cremation. ���  ���  PROPP ��� Passed away Dec.  31, 1965, Arthur Propp in his  76th year, of Gibsons, B.C. Survived by his loving wife Elsa,  2 sons, Max and Danny, Vancouver, B.C., 2 grandchildren.  The late Mr. Propp was proprietor of the Sucre Lumber Company. Funeral service Tues.,  Jan. 4 from the Schara Tzedeck  Chapel, Vancouver. HARVEY  FUNERAL HOME, Gibsons,  B.C., directors.    CARD OF THANKS    *  To all my friends', near and far,7  north, south, east and west, as;  I am unable to thank you all  personally for all the good wishes, I would like to do it this way.  ���Charles Robins'on.   :'  I wish to thank all the good  friends and neighbors, for all  visits, cards, letters and gifts  which I received while in St.  Mary's Hospital at Sechelt. Also all the nurses and higher-  ups. Everyone was jkind to nie,  and St. Mary's is a beautiful  and well run hospital.  ���Elizabeth Sorenson.  lost ���'���T'A  For your painting, interior  and exterior, and paper hanging, phone David Nystrom,  836-7759.  Plain sewing and alterations.  Phone 88G-2280. Ask for Dayle.  MISC. FOR SALE  3 sets Walkie Talkies, 4 sets  silverware, 8 fishing rods. All  to clear at wholesale prices.  Earl's  in Gibsons  886-9600  2 piece colonial bed chesterfield  Phone 886-2348.  4 burner electric stove with oven  Phone 886-2158.  MARINE ACCESSORIES  Paint, fibreglass, rope, canvas,  boat hardware  WALT NYGREN SALES LTD.  Gibsons, 886-9303  For guaranteed watch and jewel  ry repairs, see Chris's Jewelers,  Sechelt. Work done on thhe premises.  Shotguns, rifles and hand guns  sold on consignment.  Walt Nygren Sales Ltd.  Gibsons, 886-9303  7 38" priecast tile for septic tanks  and wells Phone 886-2762. W.  Warren, North Rd., Gibsons.  New Singers-Sewing Mach. $99.95  Used Domestic Sew. Mach. 99.88  Easy Washer .49.95  Simplicity Washer      ,v       39.95  Coldspot Refrigerator    .99.95  ; Sanitary- Refrigerator 49.95  Marswell/Washer 29.95  ' Tank type vacuum 10.00  PARKER'S HARDWARE Ltd.  Marshall Wejls Stores  Sechelt, B.C.  See our larger selection of wedding invitations and announce-,  mints at the Coast News. Allow.  2 weeks for delivery.  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. ,C & S Sales, Ph.  885-9713, Sechelt.  CARS, TRUCKS  FOR SALE  *56 Dodge hardtop, 2 door, clean  good reliable transportation.  Any reasonable offer. Phone 886-  2158.  1957 Ford 4 door. Needs a little  work. Make me  an offer.  Ph.  7 886-9379.    7  ^55 Chev 4 door, V8/ standard  shift, radio, good tires, reliable transportation. Phone 886-  \2158.       ������������������, -.; '--.ryy/y   .. '  P   0������ "���  1964 Ford custom 21. dr: V8, 352  motor, auto trans.*Will accept  trade. New paint. Call 886-2158.  ��� FUELS ..-A''P'  ';'^i^'   y-'o'    y  .y".   :   >:,.������:   WOOD y yp'  Fireplace or stove lengths. Alder$12; Fir $14; Dry handpdck-  ed millwobd, $14. To order ph.  .;886-9674.-  Al   Cook,   North   Rd.,  o Gibsons.. ".".   7- - ��������� ���-': P   ."-.,-  REWARD  Lady's  gold wrist watch with  wide  gold mesh  strap.  Phone ',  886-2550. ,:������ ���;������-:.'      ;.-   ',,.-  FLORISTS 7 ...  /  Wreaths ahd sprays  LissiLand   Florists'.  Phorie  886-9345,  Gibsons. ,   .  ���   Flowers for all occasions  Eldred's Flower Shop, Sechelt.  Phone 885-9455 .  WORK WANTED  Wanted, small patches of timber  i     Clearing, Bulldozing, etc.  '        -Also cat work wanted  ."JACK BARKER, CONTRACTOR  Ph. 886-7493 evenings  ;Beach Ave. Roberts Creek  .Expert carpenter requires work  ��� building, alterations. Please  ,phone 886-2404.  P.      ' BACKHOE  11 P     ED ROBERTSON  "',' i*.   Box 427, Gibsons  Phone 886-2897  < DO YOU NEED COAL?  ���Majestic/Lump ' $27 ton  iMaj^stic Egg ���'���.vr $26 tori  Drumheller Lump. . r$30 ton  Drumheller, Egg $29 ton  THeat GlpwVBriquettes $36 ton  ��� '      ^PRATT ROAD   A-  AUTO WRECKERS  ��� Chaster Rd. (Honeymoon >-  y Lane)  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9535  BUILDING MATERIALS  JOHN DEKLEER  BUILDING - CONTRACTING  Wilson Creek, B.Ci  Phone 885-2050  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt. Phone 885-2283:  Everything for your  building needs  LOWEST PRICES ~      '  Screened Gravel  Drain Rock  Fill  Shell dirt.  A.   Simpkins,   Sechelt   885-2132.  ANNOUNCEMENTS     ~  AL-ANON Help for relatives or  friends of a problem drinker.  Phone evenings 885-9327.  We buy beer bottles.  25c doz. brought to property  20c if we collect.  Pratt Road Auto Wreckers  Chaster Rd. (Honeymoon Lane)  Gibsons      886-9535  Tree falling, topping or removing lower limbs for view. Insured work from Port Mellon  to Pender Harbour. Phone PV  Services, M. Volen, 886-9946 or  Digby Porter, 886-9615  Alcoholics Anonymous. Post office Box 294, Sechelt. Information, phone Day, 886-2933, eves.,  885-9327.  WATCH REPAIRS & JEWELRY  MARINE MEN'S WEAR  Ph. 886-2116, Gibsons  Fool proof Ranger Rack, eliminates  roof and. paint  damage  -on .your car. Holds boats, lad '  ders,  skis,  or what have ybu.  Also headrests. Phone 885-2158  PEDICURIST  Mrs. F. E. Campbell  Selma Park, on bus stop  885-9778 -  /  Evenings by appointment  NELSON'S  LAUNDRY & DRY CLEANING  FUR STORAGE  Phone Sechelt 885-9627  or  in  Roberts   Creek,   Gibsons  and Port Mellon, Zenith 7020  Try $3000 dn. on this delightful 3 br. waterfront home. View  living room, glass doors open  to sundeck from spacious dih-  [ ing room, lge .kitchen wired for  range and dryer, etc. auto-oil  furn. F.P. $11,000.  Beauty (even in the. snow)  and privacy,in this >% ac. .plot'."  Comfortable 2 br. home, the  attractive L.R. paneled in knotty pine and has fireplace. Modern cabinet kitchen, dining rih.  Auto. heat. Terms on $12,000.   ,  , .  Over 47 ac, finest view prop.'  on  Peninsula. Has  spacious   5  room full base. home. Lge. unfinished attic. A-oil furn. Easy  terms  on $18,000.  FOR THE CHOICE  PROPERTIES CONTACT  K. BUTLER REALTY & Insurance  Box 566, Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  CHARLES ENGLISH Ltd.  Real Estate ��� Insurance  Sunnycrest,Shopping Centre  GIBSONS,  B.C.        Ph.  886-2481  EWART McMYNN  Real Estate & Insurance  Box 238, Gibsons  Phone 886-2166.  Res. Phones,  886-2500, 886-2681,  886-2393  TWO NEW SUBDIVISIONS  WATERFI^W  ESARL'S COVE SUBDIVISION  Adjacent to Earl's Cove Ferry terminal on Sunshine  Coast Highway. Beautiful  view of Jervis Inlet. -  LARGE VIEW LOTS  Madeira , Park' Subdivision  overlooking Pender Harbour  and Gulf  10%   down.  Easy  terms  on  balance.  Discount  for cash.  For sale by owner and  developer   ���   _  ��^  MADEIRA PARK, B.C.  *" Phone 883-2233  Porpoise Bay, 150 ft. sheltered  beach, flat larid, with water,  light arid road. Suitable for auto  court and marine. F.P. $10,000.  Additional adjoining waterfrontage available. Sunshine Coast  Products Ltd., Box 389, Sechelt.  3 bedroom house, no basement.  $1500 down. Phone 886-9993.  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  FOR  REN.  Furnished and heated 2 bedroom suite available Feb. 1.  Phone 886-2231. '���  Furnished bachelor cottage,  modern, warm, $35. Phone 886-  2559.  -�����   Furnished 2 room suite, all  electric, Rit's Motel, Phone 886-  2401.  1 bachelor suite, furnished, all''  electric,   on  waterfront.   Phone  886-2887. .....'  STORE OR OFFICE SPACE  AT A REASONABLE RENTAL,  SECHELT VILLAGE. WRITE  BOX 742,  COAST NEWS.  STORE FOR RENT ~  In the best location in Gibsons.  500 sq. ft. $65. Phone 886-2559.  "NEW DELUXE APARTMENT  featuring  Large 2 and 3 bedroom suites  Balconies  Stoves ���- Fridges  Washers ��� Dryers  Individual Thermostats  Drapes and blinds  $95 and up  Reserve Now  Phone 886-2850  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE BEST SELLERS  WE  HAVE  1   MOVED  , TO  OUR  NEW  OFFICE  IN  THE  RICHTER J  BLOCK  Call J.  Anderson,  8S5-9565  Bob Kent, 885-4461  Harry   Gregory,  885-9392  E. (Ted) Surtees, 885-9303  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  Rea! Estate & Insurance  Phone 885-2161  Box 155, Sechelt, B.C.  H. B. GORDON & KENNETT  Real Estate & Insurance  Gibsons        ?       v      Sechelt  S86-2191 885-2013  R. F. Kennett���Notary Public  2 lots partly cleared, on Gower  Point" Road. Phone 886-2762.  10% acres, Roberts Greek Lower Road, close to beach, schools  shopping,   450   ft.   blacktopped  road' frontage.  Terms   to' suit. -  Phone 886-9890.  Hopkins Landing waterfront on  Point Road, 4 bed.. 2 bath home.  Phone 733-8050 or 261-3151.  Approx 25 acres beautiful view  property near beach at Gower  stream or spring. 1800 ft/frontage on paved road. Ideal subdivision. Good price with discount  for cash. R. W. Vernon, Phone  886-2887.  VAt acres view property, near  Gower Point Beach, spring'water, 532 ft. frontage on paved  road. Terms, R. W. Vernon, Ph.  886-2887.  PROPERTY WANTED  Small house, waterfront lot, Gar  den Bay area, $5000 to $6000  cash offered. C. S. Wine, 6130  Bruce St., Vancouver 15.  Small house, waterfront lot, Sechelt area, $5000 to $6000 cash  offered. C. S. Wine, 6130 Bruce  St., Vancouver 15.  PETS  Good home wanted for part col-,  lie and sheep dog, male, 8 mos.  old. Phone 886-2471.  Pedigreed female Welsh corgi  pup, 10 weeks, for sale. Phone  Jack Warn, 886-2681 or answer  Box 346, Gibsons.  REST HOME" ~  Cypress Rest Home, 1885 West  10th Ave, Vancouver, B.C. Personal care home, family style,  invites guests. 24 hour care,  R.N. attendance. Rates reasonable.  FOR SALE  60 FORD GALAXIE 4 Dr 352  cu. in.,  Auto.  , R & H,  Good,  Tires.  Must  be   seen  and  driven.  Ph.  886-9814  riites,  885-9466 days.  Ttjis is what "happens when a trailer'".ruck on a slippery slope  tries to make a turn. It nnishes, up snug against the Gibsons  Bank of Montreal vault. The mishap occurred Friday at about  9 a.m. when the trailer .truck entering from the" highway intended to make a half-turn to get to the rear of the Elphinstone Co-op  store for delivery of a grocery shipment. The front section made  the turn but the trailer decided to slither on its path. Minor  cracks appeared in the stucco, wall and the metal cornice on top  of the vault section was crushed somewhat. Aided bygsome gravel  shovelled by Fred Holland the truck- and trailer!' were soon  straightened out and headed in the right direction.  HALFMOON BAY NOTES  By  MARY  TINKLEY  The next meeting of the Halfmoon Bay Improvement association will be held on Monday, Jan. 10 at ,8 p.m. at  Rutherford's, when the chief  business will be., the elec.jlon of  the 1966 officers.     ^  Despite the weather, there  were many comings and goings  in and around the Bay over  the holiday. There/were, guests:  at many homes. A:t the Frank  Lyons were Mrs. Lyon's' son,  /fit. Lt. Richard Laird and his  viie, Jean, grandchildren Susan,  .Carol -and   Richard,   Jr.,   and  --_-.__.-s.^Florence���-. Thpriipson who  ������':h-_is been visiting Redrooffs for  27 years.-   -y   :77.ryp-p-P.rP ��� 'Pr  yySy:X.;<* .'���*'���. * :.';.-". '���"  . i-lr?. P?ony ^scijpikowsky's  C'uo-iS7 were hei niece, Mrs. 7  yczp- bc-iade from Chilliwack,  ���with her family. At the Red  ���Robinsons at Middle Point were  daughter I)arlene Haynes ' and  her family from Port Alberni.  Mrs.; Ralph Lynds was indeed  happy* to have all -her  family  ; around her for the first Christ-.,  mas   in'/.her.- .new, honie. ;Mr.  Lynds who- has new retired, is  . in 'permanent, residence at Welcome Beach. At the, Stan Mof-  fatts, .were daughter Lorraine  Moffatt and Wayne HindSon,  ooth of Vancouver.  - ���*���'   ������A*   -���  Many  residents   of  the   Bay .  .visited  relatives  in Vancouver  over the holiday. Among these  were Mr. and Mrs. Gerry Gor-V  don,   Mrs.   Jim   Graves,   with  Carson and Leonard, Miss Connie Lanham,  Mr:    and    Mrs.  Archie Rutherford and Louise,.  and   the  Harry  McLeans   who  visited their son Don ���; McLean,  convalescent after    his    third  heart attack. vy ">.'.'.  Some declared that they  would never go to Vancouver  again for Christmas and none  said this more emphatically  than Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Mc- -  Crady whose return, journey to  their home at Welcome Beach >  they will not forget in a hurry.  It took them .over nine hours  to get home from Vancouver.  Most of their troubles occurred -,'  on the Gibsons hill where they  went off the road three times  and spilleC some building materials which7 were stacked- on  their car carrier. They eventually left their car, at a garage  on hilltop and returned home  by taxi. By that time, in: re- '  sponse : to- an ���.. 'urgent appeal  i'rom their anxious, family,. the  RCMP were out looking for  them.  *-.- . *       *  .-.-      P'"  Most residents saw the New  Year in quietly by their .own  firesides, but one of the few  homes where the occasion was  celebrated in traditional style  was that of Jimmy and Janet  Doyle, where 30 guests were  entertained to a successful  party and a midnight supper.  House guests of the DoyleV  were Janet and Ted Lowe and  Kendall. Pearson, ^all of Vancouver. ���:".'-..'  The Redrooffs R<jad proved  an unending challenge to the  linesmen and road crews, who  have worked untiringly from  early   morning   until   laie  into  the night restoring power and  telephone services and clearing  the roads for traffic, only to  have all their    work    undone  ���-. within a few hours by another  snowstorm. y  ���    ���'' /-������:���������.'.'-'*���';". *"'.*;���,;-  '  Last   Sunday,   just   when   a  ' number of cars were heading  back to Vancouver, conditions  along the road were at their  worst. The hero of the day was  . Toriy Tschaikowsky who spent  many hours pulling cars out of  ditches   arid' helping   them  upr  hills. Tony was so busy being  ''.'a'',good.'':neighbor' that he had  7 soine difficulty in getting him-  y stelf away itb  the ferry ;to  re-  , turn to, his :job in North Van-  ���fcOuver. ������;' -7 Py ���.;.';.;��� ..   ;    ;..  ClttlBLClI SERVICES  yANGtICAN  'St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons ..;  8 a.m., Holy Comrhunion  11:00 a.m., Church-School  11:15 a.rii.yMattins and Litany.  7:30 _>.m., Evensong  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  9:30 a.m., Holy Eucharist  11:00 a.m., Church School-  St.   Hilda's,   Sechelt  11 a.m. Morning Prayer'.->  Church School 11 a.m.  '.'������  "':    777 Egmont .. ������  3 p.m.  Evensong ���-  Madeira Park7  7:30  p.m.   Evensong.  7  Gibsons  -  11; a.m., Sunday School  711 a.m.,  Nursery  11  a^m'.,  Divine  Service  p.ypp Roberts Creekpo.  2 -p.-ni'., Divine Service  Worship led by Miss H. Campbell,   deacones,^,.every- second  Sunday  of each  month.  ,    Wilson'Creek  11:15 a.m.. Divine Worship    -  .Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.  Worship .led   by   Rev.   W.   M.  Cameron   at   3:30   p.m.   every  second Sunday of each month.  PENTECOSTAL  'Gibsons  9:45 a.m., Sunday' School.  11 a.m., Devotional  7:30 p.m.,' Evangelistic Service  Tues. 3:30, p.m., Children's  Groups  Tues., 7:30 p.m., Bible Study  Fri.,  7:30 p.m., Young People  BAPTIST  CALVARY BAPT7ST, Gibsons  Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.  Evening Service, 7:30 p.m.  Prayer Meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thurs  BETHEL BAPTIST,  Sechelt  11:15 a.m., Worship Service  7:30 p.m., Wed., Prayer  Rev. A. Willis  SUNSHINE COAST GOSPEL  CHURCH  (undenominational)  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  Worship Service, 11:15 a.m.  Tn Selma Park Community Hall V  Problems in provincial  ctions  (By JACK DAVIS  Coast-Capilano M.P.)  Canada's people are the nation's greatest resource. Knowledge "of -know-how is the essence of that resource in economic-terms.-How it is nurtured  and how it expands and develops is bf the utmost concern to Canada, as a whole.  Expressed in political and constitutional terms, education  should therefore be regarded  as "a matter for the general  advantage of Canada."   /  Unfortunately our constitution, as laid out in the British  North America act, reads  otherwise. It says quite specifically that education is a mat-,  ter for the provinces. It says  that the provinces,-individually,  and separately, should care for  the tuition of the. ybungl' It  also implies that instruction, at  ED HEDLER  Custom Tractor Work  & Back Hoe  TOP SOIL ��� FILL ��� GRAVEL  Ph. 886-7764  Wiring,: Electric: Heating  Appliance Repairs  NICK'S ELECTRIC & APPLIANCES  Pender Harbour      7  Phorie 883-2516 evenings  '; tR.R;1., Madeira Parle  -y- We use  Ultra   Sonic   Sound   Waves  to'clean your/watch  -  7 "and Jewelry/'  'MailOrders     y  Given Prompt Attention  y / Ph.Z'Sechelt  885-2151  ,  A.1RIKHE1T  TRACTOR WORK  Clearing, Grading, Excavating,- Bulldozing,   Clearing  teeth:  FOR  RENTAL  Arches, Jacks, Pumps  Air Compressor, Rock Drill  Concrete Vibrator  Phone 886-2049  L & H SWANSON LTD.  Backhoe &  Loader Work  Cement Gravel,  Road Gravel,  Sand, & Fill  Septic Tanks and Drain Fields  Phone 885-9666  PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  ((Formerly  Rogersv Plumbing)  on Sechelt:Highway, & Pratt Rd.  SALES   AND   SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates    , .  Phone 886-9533  SICOTTE BULLDOZING LTD.  Land Clearing ��� Excavating  arid Road Building  Clearing Blade   /  Phone 886-2357 v..  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  EVERY WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS���886-2166  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything for your building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  SCOWS      ���      LOGS  LTD.  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  any age, should be held firmly  in~ provincial hands.  I mention this .for two reasons. One, is that most people  outside of Quebec now believe  that Ottawa should' become increasingly .involved in such  matters .as vocational training  and the ��� financing of our universities. The other, and equally pressing reason, is1 that our  provincial premiers have again  been rushing to Ottawa with  hat in"hand. They have been  demanding more, money. They  do not want .to raise the additional-taxes for education themselves. But they want a free  hand to spend vast sums on the  construction of new educational facilities and the operation  of new-centres of learning.  The" dimensions of the problem are now/ known./ Insofar  as universities' are: concerned,.  WANT SOMETHING D0NJ!  You'll find Hie help you need  in lliis directory  At -the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERVICE LTD.  .-Machine. Shop  Arc  &  Acty  Welding  *        Steel/ Fabricating  y'..:-../Marine Ways -��� y.  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  y Phone 7886-7721 ;;   yV-  Res.886r9956.;��� 886-9326 /  Radio, Appliance & TV .Service  Live  Better, Electrically.  GIBSONS ELECTRIC LTD.  Authorized/GE Dealery  ���Phone 886-9325    .  ������-   "������������ '"'    V -" ���  D. J, ROY, P. big. B.C1_S_  LAND   SURVEYING  SURVEYS  P.O. Box 37, Gibsons  1334 West Pender St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. MU 4-3611  FOR YOUR CONVENIBICE  We /have installed an Automatic  Telephone. Answering  Machine  our ELECTRONIC SECRETARY  will answer your call and record  your message  day  or  night  PLEASE GIVE IT A TRY  TINGLEY'S HI-HEAT  7'SALES  &  SERVICE   /  Phone 885-9636 or 885-9332  P.O.  Box 417 ��� Sechelt,  B.C.  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone 886-2200  A     CLYDE'S  CYCLES  /./Highway 101 & Pine Road  Gibsons  YOUR SUZUKI DEALER  Serving the  Sechelt  Peninsula  Service &  Accessories  for /all-  Motorcycles  We pick up and deliver  your bike.  ; Phone 886-9572  Open till 10 p.m. 7 days a week  TELEVISION  SALES & SERVICE  Dependable   Service  RICHTER'S RADIO ��� TV  Fine Home Furnishings  Biapor Appliances .,-'���'  Record Bar  Phone 885-9777  their equipment, staffing and  financial needs were sketched  out by: the Bladen commission  ��� a commission appointed by  the universities themselves. The  Bladen report was laid before  Prime Minister .Pearson in  September. It said, in effect,  that hundreds of millions of  additional dollars were needed  each year for advanced university type education in this  country '������ that the federal government should . provide more  of these funds ��� and that additional help, especially in the  field of research and the construction of medical schools,  should be provided on a regional rather than a purely provincial, basis:  I  personally agree  with  the  conclusion   that   more   money  should be spent on education.'  .But  the nation,  if .it assumes  SIM ElKTRICim  ELECTRICAL t CONTRACTORS  ::"y ;    SECHELT  Phone 885-2062  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  1 mile west of Gibsons on Hiway  Roomy Parking, Plenty of Water  Large recreation area  Bus passes park site  Phone 886-9826  THRIFTEE DRESS SHOP  "Personalized Service"  Agents;;  Brown Bros. Florists  ;'���;.���'.    Phone 886-9543  NORMAN BURTON  YOUR ODD JOB MAN  Carpenry Work, House Repairs  Drainage Tiles laid, etc.     I  Res:  Pratt Rd.  Gibsons    ;  Phone T886-2048  .-������       -'���������:   ���'���)"'   '���':"-"      ' ������  C & $ SALES  For all your heating  requirements 7  Agents for ROCKGAS  PROPANE  Also  Oil Installation  Free estimates    .;  Furniture/     "-������"  Phorie 885-9713  I & S TRANSPORT LTD.  Phone  886-2172  Daily Freight Service to/  Vancouver  Local & long distance moving  Local pickup and delivery .  service  Lowfoed hauling  CHAIN SAW CENTRE  WILSON   CREEK,   B.C.  Dealers! for:  y  Jacobsoh Power Mowers"'  McCulloch -r-   Homelite  Pioneer-.���  Stihl   .  Canadian Chain Saws  PARTS   FOR   MAINTENANCE  & REPAIRS  Phone 885-9626  NEVENS RADIO & TV  Franchised Philips Dealer  SALES & SERVICE  (to all makes)  Ph.  886-2280  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD.  Phone 886-2808  Everything   for   your   building  needs   .  Free Estimates'-"  BEN DUBOIS  FLOAT, SCOW, LOG TOWING  Gunboat Bay, Pender Harbour  Phone 883-2324  the responsibility of'raising this  money, should also have a- ma-  . jor say in how it is to be spent.  Education, say from age' 18  onwards, should be declared to  be a matter for the general advantage of Canada. This would  cover most types of vocational as well as university training. Ottawa has assumed the  responsibility Of finding..-; more  and better jobs for adults. It  should, therefore, have a 'greater,-voice in organizing the  means for helping people to  seize these opportunities.  We are on the- rrgiit track.  The federal government has  been providing much of the  money which /we are using to  build our ���-������new-.' vocational  schools and .universities. A Student Loan program has -recently been launched.- j-tesearch is  being financed by Ottawa on an  increasing scale. Soon scholarships will .be added.. But we  must go even further. We must  use Mr. Pearson's new department of manpower in order to  ensure that these additional  outlays are spent wisely and in  the direction of training Canadians of all ages to take advantage of the job openings of  the future.  The first minister of manpower is to be Mr. Jean Marchand,  a well educated and prominent trade union leader from  Quebec. His deputy minister-is  to be Tom * Kent, an Oxford  educated Englishman now turned Canadian. Together they  have the task of dealing with  automation, of trying to find  enough jobs for our people, and  making sure that there is an  adequately trained labor ; supply to meet the manpower  needs of our expanding economy.-      "   / ��� -'���'//-.    ���/.';  We all wish -them luck/However the problem of provincial  jurisdiction   and   the   form   in  which Ottawa makes funds available/ for  the '-'��� encouragement  of   higher   education    in    this ���  country , will   present   difficult!  problems with which they and  their- successors   will  have to  struggle 7; for   many   years,  to-.  come. '���"������;.-. 0'-'���':���',     P . ��� ' "���:  .Arthur/ Propp 7; .of. Gibsons,  died Dec. 31 in his" 76 year.  He was perhaps best known  for his operation of the Sucre  Lumber company on'North Rd.-  The funeral took place Tuesday, Jan. 4 in Vancouver from  the Schara Tzedeck Synagogue  with Harvey Funeral home as  directors.  Mr. Propp was born in Germany  and in   the   mid-thirties  decided    to    leave    Germany,  .moving to Brazil where he settled in Rio de Janeiro. Forming' the Sucre Lumber Company  he moved into     Bolivia    and  .started  a  sawmill  which  sup-  ' plied heavy timber /for government,  mining arid railroad.  Political unrest forced him'  to move out of South America  and sometime-, in the late 40's  he came to Gibsons. Continuing  his Bolivian /connections he  shipped timber froni Gibsons  .' over the government wharf not  only to t Bolivia but to B.C.  -markets, as well.  His health forced .him to stop  work-some years ago  Mr. Propp is known to have  . mastered ..the   English   tongue  strictly through   the  continued  ��� reading of    Shakespeare    and  Dickens.   He   leaves   his   wife  Elsa whom he married in South  America,-' also   two  sons,   Max  ;and Danny .of Vancouver.  ��� ���  Tired? Sluggish?  Feel Better Fast  When you feel tired, sluggish,  headachy, all dragged out���  feel better fast with Carter's  Little Liver Pills. Gentle, sure  Carter's Little Liver Pills have  been helping Canadians for  well over 60 years.  Each tiny pill contains  Carter's exclusive formula that  has a very special action on  your liver. This special action  stimulates the liver bile. Keeps  it flowing freely. Aids the  functioning of your digestive  system. Eases away that tired,  upset, sluggish feeling. Helps  you feel good again.  So the next time you feel  tired, sluggish, headachy, take  Carter's Little Liver Pills and  feel better fast. Carter's Littl*  liver Pills, only 49*.  NAMES  ADDED  The names, of Mr. and,Mrs.;  Ron Oram should have been  included.in Gibsons Christmas  list of donations to Central City  Mission.  The width of United States  ships is determined by the Panama Canal, and - the ' height by  the Brooklyn Bridge.  Coast News, Jan. 6, 1966.       5  DECORATIVE COMB  A fancy hair adornment comb  . with brilliants was picked up  at the" bus depot in Gibsons by  Frank Hoehne on December 31.  The owner can claim it at the  Coast News office.   7  COIN  DRY CLEANING  _���_B_ M HM-.ENB1IT  George and Mary Hunter take this opportunity  to thank -all their customers for their patronage in the past and sincerely hope they will  continue to support the new owners Stanley and  Margaret Mackenzie.  CHAIN SAW CENTRE  BIG SAVINGS! !U  on Saws aridAccessories  WILSON CREEK - Ph. 886-9626  SPECIAL NOTICE  BRITISH COLUMBIA FERRIES  1966 SCHEDULES - JERVIS INLET  commencing January 1st  8 SAILINGS  DAILY  LV   EARL   COVE    (Northbound)  8:30, 10:30 a.m., 12:30, 2:30, 4:30  6:30, 8:30, 11:00 p.m.  LV   SALTERY   BAY     (Southbound)  7:30, 9:30, 11:30 a.m., 1:30, 3:30,  5:30, 7:30, 9:30 p.m.  &  A  BRITISH COLUMBIA  For Information Phone  LANGDALE       886-2372  HORSESHOE BAY  921-7411 Coast News, Jan. 6, 1966.  Minute message  TROY DONAHUE and Joey Heatherton in a scene from My Blood  Rims Cold at the Twilight Theatre, Thursday, Friday and Saturday,  January 6, 7 and 8..        '. . *  At the beginning of the New  Year it is a good thing to mend  fences or decide what in the past  ������ needs to be strengthened for the  future. Where were'we weak in  1965. Is it.here ��� that we have  ���been sometimes ashamed to let  it be known that we believe that  there is'a God, and that'we  trust in Him? The scriptures  state that whosoever believeth  on Him (God) shall not be ashamed.  Many'of us witnessed a clear  example of this on a recent TV  program.. -Sir Bernard Lovell,  the world-renowned scientist,  one of the foremost authorities  on outer space, was asked by  one of the panellists "Sir Bernard, you have scanned the  heavens with one of the largest  most powerful radio-telescopes  in the world; do you believe in  God?" Sir Bernard looked surprised that any intelligent per-,  son should ask such a question'  Industries Credit Union  Opening of the new office in Gibsons has  been postponed temporarily on account of the  weather.     .'-V~\.  Safety ANAFA obj ective  ROCKGAS PROPANE  IID.  A Complete Selection of  Gas Appliances  DOMESTIC ��� COMMERCIAL ��� INDUSTRIAL  INVESTIGATE OUR LOW FINANCE RATES!  UP TO FIVE YEARS TOPAY  For Prompt Courteous Service phone  886-2185 or MU 4-7321  This being the 125th anniversary of the Army, Navy, and  Air Force Veterans in Canada,  the British Columbia Command  publicity committee set out to  commemorate the., occasion.  Through their tireless efforts  they have been successful in  having the association crest  printed on the City of Vancouver Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection sticker. So keep your eyes  open for British Columbia cars  during the next six months, you  are very likely to see the anniversary . sticker in the lower  right hand corner of the windshield. Py  Superintendent Harry Gray, the  officer in charge of the inspection station gave the final clearance for the design of this sticker. "/ .':.. . .'.-"���  Every automobile in the city  of Vancouver must be tested at  the inspection station. every six  months. This is compulsory, and  is governed by the city of Vancouver Motor ."Vehicle Inspection  , Bylaw. The test is also taken  voluntarily toy persons who do  not live in the city, mainly because "they find that for $1.25  they have a complete safety inspection of their vehicle done  by experts, with the most up-to-  date equipment. If the front  wheels of a car are out of alignment the machine will pick this  up in the test and; the vehicle  owner can have the alignment  corrected and benefits from actual wear and tear, on tires.  In each six month period 170,-  000 vehicles are checked by  the station which has a staff of  53. Twenty-eight ;., percent of  these, vehicles are rejected on  the first inspection and must return within seven days. This  represents 1,500 cars a day.  Two members of Supeninten-  dent Gray's staff tour the city  and when they find autos that  do not have a current testing  sticker, these autos are given a  warning, ticket and are advised  to have their vehicles tested  within 72, hours.        N\  In British Columbia, as in  other commands, the association must broaden its community efforts. What better way  that a Dominion Safety 'Program?'    y    Shorts!  Ottawa postpones.some building to check inflation ��� frank  admission that - government  spending can cause inflation.  The word salary comes from  "salarium"     meaning      salt  money,   since   Roman   soldiers  received  part  of  their pay ,in  salt.  .?  59.  No Place Like Honie,  Says Burglar Bill  If you took the advice of Burglar Bill, you'd keep all  Your valuables at home. Under the mattress, maybe. Or  in that old teapot which lost its spout.  But Bill's advice isn't entirely, objective. He figures  if you leave your valuables at home ��� even in a "safe"  hiding place ��� he stands a better chance of getting his  hands on them.  Much better advice comes from Ted. Henniker and  Ernie Booth, managers of the Gibsons and Sechelt  branches of the Bank of Montreal. "Keep your valuables  really safe in a B of M safety deposit box," they say.  "Your personal strong box, exclusively yours, costs less  than two cents a day, and it pays for itself over and over  again in peace of mind alone," they add.  Hundreds of thousands of Canadians use B of M  safety deposit box facilities. Their valuables ��� bonds,  leases, stock certificates, insurance policies, deeds, birth  certificates, passports and other important family papers  ��� are safe and sound behind the steel doors of the B of  M vault.  Forget what Burglar Bill says. Mr. Henniker and Mr.  Booth say, "Clean out those closets, drawers ������ and teapots. Bring yourv valuables into the bank instead."  Advt.  4'  ���_  1"-"   P     ,*-,'; .> - . *'y       '     V  ->'-, -.  <��� * 'A,    ��J&?&^'"      **"**"<>%      \     '"       '   '''���;'    1  SIM ONE DINA portrays a young  singer-flnodel in the National  Film Board production "You're  No Good," a film about rebellion of youth against society.  Toronto actors Michael Sarra-  zin and Sally Sales -are the other  stars of this contemporary drama of ^a^young man who turns  to crime in his fruitless search  for a purpose iri life. "You're  No Good" is one of many films  on the family which are now  available to the public through  Canadian film libraries.  ffiir1  ire  and replied "Sir, I go to church  every Sunday and play the organ; of course I believe in  God!" He was not ashamed for  it to be known that he believed  God. How do you react when it  is suggested that there is no  God? Are you ashamed?'  Paul the Apostle, at the end  of his  life,  wrote   "I  am  not  ashamed for I know Him Whom  I have believed and He will keep  that  which  I  have  committed  unto Him." He was not ashamed  to state plainly that he  knew.  Christ   and   had   entrusted   his  whole life, to Him. This was not  in a boastful way, but sincerely,  as a man who was convinced.  He also stated that he was not  ashamed of the gospel of Christ  for it was the power of God to  save   (meaning to forgive sins  and make people  God's  child-,  i ren) to "all who would (believe.  How are your fences?  Rev. Arthur F. Willis, Bethel  and Calvary Baptist Churches  By BILL BERO  The experts tell you that  SMALL CRAYFISH ARE GREAT FOR  TROUT BAITS IN EARLY SPRING.  LATER YOU CAN USE CADPIS  WORMS.  WHEN TROUT FISHING CAST  UPSTREAM AND LET THE  BAIT COME BACK ON A  DEAD DRIFT.  FOR LARGEMOUTH BASS TRY  A KING-SIZE TADPOLE, ANO  HOOK IT AT THE BASE OF THE  TAIL; FISH IT LIKE YOU DO  WITH Ml N MOWS-  FCR'SMALLMOUTH BASS A  HELLGRAMMITE  HOOKED  UNDER THE COLLAR ANP  FISHED NEAR THE BOTTOM  IS.IDEAL.      ->  ALSO GOOD FOR SMALLMOUTH  BASS ARE CRICKETS, HUNG  ON A SMALL HOOK AND ADD  SMALL SPLIT SHOT TO LINE.  PH1! BERO  Thirteen pieces in a "baker's  dozen" originated when King  Louis of France warned all  bakers who gave under measure that they would be beheaded.  �� !���_>.__.. FEATURE- SYNDICATE. 0)0.  0   GIBSONS  SEPTIC TANK PUMPING  .      Phone 7        -.'.'.' ���.".  886-2848 or 886-2404'  NEED A CAR? I  New or Used  ''-. /.Try.'.;;'  Peninsula Motor Products  Ltd.  "Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2111  Ted Farewell  THRIFTEE STORES  DRESS SHOP  Gibsons  DRY GOODS STORE s  snow  Winter, with all its snow and  ice conditions, need not be difficult for the Canadian motorist, according to the Canadian  Highway Safety Council. All it  takes, the Council says,- is attention to the art of winter  driving.  The Rubber Association of  Canada, whose members menu-  facture the only part of the  car that touches the road, has  done some research into winter  driving. CHSC passes oh the advice.- .'���        _ ��� ���' '  OyOOpp,  Use winter tires for easier  starts, continued traction and  safer,  surer  stops. -....,  Start gently, let the tires bite.  Spinning the wheels only  ������ polishes and melts the ice,  makes things slicker and digs  in deeper. Keep wheels straight  ahead if possible. ' 7  Never put extra weight 7 in  the trunk unless it's some sharp  sand foi\ 7 traction-aid ; when  stuck on ice. Added ^-weight in,  the trunk only makes steering  tricky and makes big skids out  of little ones. >  -   Do not let air out of the tires  to increase traction. It doesn't"  'help with today's low-pressure  tiresy and may even ruin the  ������tire.-' 7    '  Heading for ��� a hilly get up  enough momentum to*reach the  top, then slow down and watch  for cars stalled on the downgrade.  Don't tailgate. Better to stay  farther   back   from   the ^ car  Coast News, Jan. 6, 1966.       7  shady    areas,     overpasses,  bridges.  Keep the car in top condi-,  tion, with winter tires, properly balanced brakes, leak proof  muffler to avoid filling the car  with deadly fumes. Drive with  the window open.  Keep a good scraper and  brush handy. Be sure the wiper  blades are "live" and fitted  properly. Use recommended  aiiti-f reeze in the washer.  Check lights regularly, so others  may rsee the' car in snow or  rain or fog and to provide safe  illumination for driving.  ahead-Jn winter weather.  Steer with the skid. Turn the  steering wheel in the direction  the rear end is sliding. To  avoid skids, accelerate -and  brake gently and avoid abrupt  -7turns..- - PP-yrpP.P  To stop, pump the: brakes.  Never jam 7 them. Locked'  wheels can throw; the driver  out bf control of ithecar. Pumping action allows the wheels to  rolP for steering control and  helps prevent skids.  Warm or wet ice is more slippery. A melting ice cube is  far more slippery than a cold  cube right out of the freezer.  Be extra careful approaching intersections. Heavy traffic  and spinning wheels shine; up  this area. Start to slow down  well ahead of an intersection.  Learn, the temperature traps.  Ice  and  snow  last longer  in  P  inpassiog  WE CAN SUPPLY  YOU WITH...  counter books  rubber Stamps  file folders  adding machine rolls  receipt books,  admission tickets  COAST NEWS  Gibsons  Ph. 886-2622  \ Are you. one of those people  who with a critical eye look  over TV advertising and make  observations^on���;the same? Well  there is one character in this  area who does and has discover-  r ed that Toronto,pours more coffee per cup than does Winnipeg-  or Vancouver. In fact he says  Vancouver pours the smallest  cup of the three cities;with Win?  nipeg falling in the middle. Here  is his analysis: .Toronto, a cup:  so full ybu^ would, expect everf-7  one there drinks black coiffee;  . Winnipeg; a decently filled cup  with room for milk if you require it; Vancouver��� well, it  looks very much like a three-  xjuarter cup of coffee.      y  That's his point ot view and  on taking his advice and looking  it  over,  the  measurements  he  described are quite accurate.  ���    7- * P *    ' *'-."���.'-."  If it's a boy, British Columbia's first New Year/baby can  expect to live until he'.Piso 68.9  years of age. Measured;^ the  expectation   of life,   tfiisyis  a  gain for boy's of <6.7 .yeairs since  1931, according to-a report released ;��������� by   the   Canadian : Life  ���Insurance Association! 7A: girl's  expectation  of life at  birth is  75.4 years, a gain, of ��� 10.1 "years  since   1931,   the  report; states.  In Canada, as in many other  countries,    the    expected    life  span at birth has been increasing  more  rapidly for  females  than for males, further widening  the  sex  difference  in longevity/ .,......'"  _ The New Year baby's chance  of dying during his first year  is greater than in any subsequent year until he reaches age  65. Having survived the relatively difficult first year, at  one year of age, a boy may  on the average expect to live  to age 70.8, and a girl to age  . 77, This represents a gain for  a boy of 1.9 years more than  his expectation at birth, and  1.6 years for a girl.  Young adults can also expect to live longer, thanks to  progress in life conservation.  During the 30 years between  1931 and 1961, the average remaining lifetime among British-Columbia males at age 20  increased 3.2 years. Among fe.  males at age 20 it increased  6.4 years.  The improvement in life expectancy is due mainly to the  substantial reduction in recent  years of 'infant mortality and  deaths from infectious diseases,  the association states. ,  On the other hand, diseases  associated with middle and old  age are much less amenable to  control. Tlie life insurance  companies are contributing  large amounts to medical research hoping to combat; these  diseases.  MASTER SWEEP  established1956  Phone 1886-2422  >_3_H2___i_S_____.U._i^^  KEN'S WELDING  & EQUIPMENT  NORTH ROAD ��� GIBSONS  Ph.  886-2378  ��� ARC & GAS WELDING  ��� PORTABLE WELDER  ��� MACHINE SHOP  ��� 100 TON HYD. PRESS  SIR   JAMES   DOUGLAS  Vengeance - seeking   Indians,  ' friends of a murderer who had  suffered frontier justice from  Hudson's Bay Company agents  at Fort St. James, captured  a young company clerk in 1828  and threatened to kill him. But  .they accepted a gift pf supplies  .... instead and the.: i7 clerk was  freed. Thus James*Dpuglas was  ..' spared to  become' 'the    first-  governor of the mainland eolonyj  of British Columbia.  Born   in   British  .Guiana. in  1803, this son of a Glasgow mer.  .chant entered the fur trade at  15 and later married a factor's  daughter of Cree descent. While  serving as. an accountant at  Fort Vancouver on the Columbia TRiyer, he rose to the com-  . mittee of management and was  sent   to   Vancouver   Island   to ���  'establish  a  fort  in  1843.   This  was   the   founding  of   Victoria  and   ultimately   the   colony  of  Vancouver island.  He  succeeded Richard Blan-  v shard as the IslancT colony governor in 1851 and in 1858 became the first governor of the  mainland ^colony, holding both  offices until 1864 when it was .  felt each colony should have  its own authority. Retired and  knighted, when the colonies  were joined in 1866, he lived  only another 11 years and was  buried at Victoria.  A, NEW PROGRAM  J. Frank Willis, himself an  institution in Canadian broadcasting, is host-producer of the  new CBC radio network series  As Time Goes By, a nostalgic  look back at the "three golden  decides" of network radio in  North America. Each Monday,  the series recalls highlights of  broadcasts from the 1930s, 40s  and early 50s, in the field of  news, actualities, comedy, variety, music, drama, talks and  what-have-you. Actual, recordings of these broadcasts are presented, ��� '. not: just recreations.  Willis is also' seen on CBC-TV  as host of the irregularly- scheduled specials in the Centennial  of Confederation series, Canada  99..:   ;:;-:��� ..  .  The Baha'i  World Faith  is  ��'  s  Information?  S3  P.O. Box 113,  e  West Vancouver  a..  '-.������'.                                ^  ���   ��  o  a -  SCOTT'S SCRAP BOOK  By R. J. SCOn  ^AUOK AHD  AKAlFoF Y/A1_.R.  A DAY 1J KEQU1RED For,   ���?������������  AK ACTIVE MAM-fa.,-*  KEEP Hi*  WOWOHdj,  SCRAPS1.  R s  whaY is^he  WO RU>'S GtEAPEff  A*. MajflKPORlXH-f  RAW MA-fERlAl.  A?  AIR.  J  RECORDED FEB.7,1946/  <KA< WERE. MORE.-fHA).  SO'l'lV.E^'l'KEAREAOF  -frtE EAR-rH'J 5_IRFACE..  ��� __��. i     . ��� ii-iimwi^-i  ^ICEfiKAX  ' KA.MUFACf_ RE-  IK'fHEUH.l'ED  SfAfEf IKOME.  YEARWA5  EQUAll-V  DIVIDED, EVERY  PERJOK 1K<K_,  U.J. V/OUJ.P  HAVE RECEIVED  21 qUAftfJ-.  inunnn__.nniuv  COAST NEWS WANT^  BALLET SCHOOL  Joan Headley  Teachers  from  Bolshoi, Kirov,  Ballet Russe  Canadian National, Royal Academy  CUSSES HOW HELD ON SATURDAYS  Ages 8 to 12 and 13 to 17  Beginning, Intermediate,  Advanced  CLASSES NOW HELD ON MONDAYS  Adult  class  in  Ballet for  Enjoyment  CHRISTIAN  EDUCATION   CENTRE  GIBSONS1 UNITED CHURCH  Phone:   Gibsons^ 886-9996. ��� ..,  New Year  APPLIANCES  \~'v   ���  1 Gombin^ion Fridge  1 Elegant Color TV  Washers & Dryers  ALL HEW STOCK��� TERMS  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Ph. 886-9325  GIGANTIC STOCK  REDUCTION SALE  All Plumbing  10 to 20% OFF  ASK ABOUT OUR OTHER UNLISTED SPECIALS  Hilltop Building Supplies Ltd,  GIBSONS ��� Ph. 886-7765 8       Coast News, Jan. 6, 1966  BAKED ALASKA is an easy do-  ahead dessert for freezer users.  Assemble  cake  base   and  icecream  on  a cookie sheet  and  place  in   the  freezer  for   two  hours.  Completely   cover  cake  and ice. cream with meringue  and return to freezer for five to  six hours. At serving time you  simply bake dessert in a 400 deg.  \F. oven until meringue is golden  brown  ���  approximately  8:  minutes.   Serve-.-with   a   fruit'  -sauce. /   ' ��� ���  Chairmen named  (Continued from Page 1)  of the village in a conscientious  and business manner, and one  can expect some changes with  :the elected being called upon to  give a lot more time to the business of the village than before.  '���:��� It is a great honor to have  been elected by the taxpayers  ��� but we must remember that;  with honor comes 'responsibili-  : ties and I'm sure that each of  us  will take the' responsibility  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons, B.C.���WARM AND  WELCOME���Ph.  886-2827  EVENING SHOW, 8 p.m. ��� SATURDAY, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.  THURS., FRI., SAT. ��� JANUARY 6^ 7 and 8  TROY DONAHUE AND JOEY HEATHERTON  MY   BLOOD   RUNS  COLD ^  TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY ��� JANUARY 11 & 12  Frankle Avalon in "THE CASTILIAH"  SAFE AND WARM  thanks to  ESSO OIL HEAT  Esso Oil Heat is your surest way to a warm, pleasant  home. And there's a safe, dependable Esso fuel that's  exactly right for your heating unit. Whether you use a  space heater, floor furnace or automatic furnace, your  Imperial Esso Agent can introduce you to a wonderful  world of warmth. He'll help you spend a comfortable,  carefree winter. '  ALWAYS LOOK TO IMPERIAL FOR THE BEST  DAN WHEELER, Agent  HOPKINS LANDING ��� Ph. 886-9663  ALWAYS LOOK TO IMPERIAL FOR THE BEST  entrusted to his keeping always  with the -;weifare, of the village  foremost.- ;  It is essential for -the welfare  of the.village that we cast aside  any petty .grievances and all  work together in a co-operative  and harmonious manner.  The year 1966 is 'going to be  a great milestone in the history  of Gibsons arid the" residts will  .reflect the amount of time and  energy you give its many problems. . py  .-.> As chairman I intend, to give  considerable time ��� in If act all  the time it will require for the  welfare and success of our work  ��� ��It will be necessary for a review and possible change to be  made in all, and with all the  village bylaws and it will be expected that the chairman of  each committee together with  his deputy will bring written reports of such review and the  necessary recommendation of  changes, if any.  A complete review of the water bylaws and particularly the  buil��u_g bylaws. Would suggest that the fees be in line with  the amount of work and. time  that is required by the building  inspector. <  We have a proposed- garbage  bylaw made by the 1962 or 63  council which should now be  given study by the chairman of  the committee.  As chairman of the . finance  committee I will bring in some  recommendation in due course.  After .certain legalities have  been straightened out, it is possible the municipality will be  able to float its own loan at a  considerable saving when the  water project is undertaken. V  #-��HI_    "^  _���sso_  Frank Avalon stars in The  Castilian in which, he is, a picturesque 10th century Spanish  troubador in an actionHfiilled  Warner Bros, production at.Gibsons Twilight-,Theatre on.-Tuesday and Wednesday evenings of  next week. Cesar Romero . and  Broderick Crawford with Alida  Valli also star in this feature.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE REAL SALESMEN  Phone 886-2622  ARE YOU  READY FOR  SUMMER!!!  Your  Requirements  at the  COAST  PRINTING  PHONE 886-2622  We are ready to  you  I

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