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Array Provinaial Library,  Vicjtorla,  8.  C.  SERVING THE GROWING SUNSHINE COAST ��� Ph. 886-2622  Published in Gibsons, B.C. Volume 21,  Number 5, February 2, 1967.  7c per copy  1867II1967  CANAOA-CONFEDER_QN  133 new homes in 1966record for entire area  School  budget  up 19.9%  The district school board budget presented to Gibsons council at Tuesday night's meeting  stated that this year's 'budget  will pass the $1,500,000 mark for  the first time. It also showed  the budget is up 19.9 percent  above last year.  Council was pleased to get a  copy of the budget as early as  Jan. 31. In the past it was given  a copy for approval almost at  the closing date, Feb. 20, for  approval or objection. Councillors expressed interest in the  size of the budget and precerit-  age of increase and will seek  copies of it for each memlber "of  council.  The school board letter with  a copy of the budget also gave  council the opportunity of hearing members of- the school  board's finance committee if  theyi desired to make such arrangement.. :-.������-....'���������.  Application by Vince Prewer  for a septic tank for the former  Gordon and Kennett building on  Marine Drive started argument  oni the advisability of allowing  improvement to a sub-standard  building. It was moved tha^the  provincial   health , inspector v  b^_3_ed to-state in w]rftu^'fo K  council whether he approves of  such an installation on that lot.  Council   after   hearing   of   a  complaint on overparking in the  business area decided that the  bylaw  will  be  enforced  which  would mean prosecutions will be  pressed.  A mild ruckus arose over the  non-appearance 'before council  of a letter from the Public Utilities commission covering questions on the water supply. Councillor James Drummond maintained it was purposely withheld  Chairman Wes Hodgson denied  this. It had been handed over,  he said, to Councillor Wally Peterson, water commissioner, for  checking into. Councillor Peterson said he had forgotten to  bring it back to council. A motion was passed to bring it before the next meeting.  Council has been advised by  the pollution board that it could  take over the school board effluent line from the school area to  deep  water.   Under health  department   instruction   the   line  down School Road was given official approval.  Since  the  line  originated the apartment block  on School road was been added.  As a result the pollution board  maintains   the   bacteria   count  from that line in the summer  time when school is  closed is  higher. The pollution board argues the school board had no  right  to  issue  further permits  When  the line was proposed  the  village granted permission  lor it to be laid at the same  time the village suggested some  village   connections   be   attached at the lower part of the line  in Marine Drive area. This was  granted   by  health  department  officials. The pollution board allowed  extended  use.  Councillor Drummond suggest  ed the pollution board is now  trying to throw the blame on  the council and school board.  The issue was left open for further probing.  So far council has received  seven applications for the position of the village clerk,  Jobies instal Queen Kathy Morrison  A particularly beautiful opening marked the start of the installation of the International  Order of Job's Daughters, Bethel 28, last Saturday evening.  The ceremony centred around a  golden Centennial Door which  the new slate of officers surrounded with .light and Queen-  elect Kathy Morrison opened  with The Key to Happiness, symbolizing the entry of Jobies into  the Centennial Year. Each girl  carried _the Centennial symbol  in fhe form ;pf a small white, satin P^ow, trimmed with purple.  The installation of officers  was flawlessly performed by retiring Queen Miss Phyllis Hauka, assisted by a team of installing officers, beautifully  gowned in formal dresses.  Installing officers: Honored  Queen,   Miss    Phyllis   Hauka1;  guide, Miss Carol Mylroie; mar-  shall, Miss Judy Brown; chaplain, Mrs. Diana Lukashuk; recorder, Mrs. Arlene Robinson;  reader, Mrs. Nancy Douglas;  musician Mrs. Caryl Cameron;  soloists, Mrs. Rose Jay arid Mr.  Gordon Hauka; sr. and jr. custodians, Mrs. Sandra Morrison  and Miss Susan Taylor, pages,  Misses Helen and Mary Bell.  Elected officers: Honored  Queen, Kathy Morrison; senior  and junior princesses, Marilyn  Hopkins and Carol Forshner;  guide; peborahyHpoekar; mar-  shall, Candy'McMedrah. "���;"���"'.''  Appointed: Chaplain, Jill Cobr  leigh; recorder, Jamis Postle-  thwaite; treasurer, Pam David;  messengers, Nanette Berdahl,  Pam Boyes,. Wilma Mandelkau,  Heather Patrick, Judy Gather-  cole; senior and junior custodians, Darlene Lawson and Eileen  Mackenzie; inner arid outer  guards, Glenys McLeod and  Wendy Tracy.  , Mrs. Rose Jay then honored  .the new Queen Kathy with a  lovely solo. Pins were presented  to the new princesses, honored  .. queen, and past honored queen,  and the top officers introduced  their families to those assembled.  .   As Queen Phyllis retired, her  brother Gordon sang the lovely  number He.  i  The Merit pin is an award giv-  /i^n;as a result of a secret ballot  /by" the girls and council mefn-  bers to the girl who has been,  . in their opinion, the most outstanding Jobie for the past six  months. Winner of the award  for this term was Pam Boyes,  who was presented with her pin  by Cathi Chamberlin, last term's  winner.  Regional district starts budget  The Sunshine Coast Regional  District trustee board's first  working meeting Friday night  last week in Sechelt's Hospital  Cottage passed three bylaws  during a session lasting from  7:30 to 11 p.m.  The three bylaws concerned  one for the general procedure  of 'board operations, one for re-  . muneration and the third for  the first budget. The major portion of the evening was spent  in digesting the 12-page procedural bylaw. The remuneration  bylaw allows board members  to receive $25 per meeting. An  extra $25 was allotted the chairman but as this section was permissive and not mandatory the  chairman, Norman Watson, decided he would not accept anything above director fees for the  time bein_.  .The budget  bylaw  called  for  possible  expenditure  of  $41,000  with garbage collection and disposal having top priority in expenditures.  In this $41,000 budget there is a $10,000 grant for  organization     purposes     which  comes from government sources   and   not  taxation.   The   remaining  $31,400 is still  subject  to revision and a meeting will  be held Friday, Feb.. 10 starting   at   7:30   p,m.   in   Sechelt's  Hospital Cottage, at which it is  expected there will be further  budget consideration. The three  bylaws  were given  their first,  second and third readings.  When the meeting opened  Chairman Watson explained  that Municipal Minister Campbell had offered assistance free  of cost in planning aspects of  the regional district. He was of  the oinion that the regional district board of directors consists  of good men who have good  backgrounds in respect to the  areas they represent.  The manner in which he viewed the work of the board as a  start would be planning by  blocks of land, a building code  which will be the nationally accepted National Housing Administration code, subdivision control and the selection of a building inspector. As regards electrical and health operations  they were covered by provincial department codes. The provincial municipal department  will provide a list of taxpayers  and the properties involved. .  Selection of an office for the  regional district prompted the  chairman to suggest that the  selection should be based on the  geographical position and popi-  ulation density, with . convenience to the public as the main  objective.  The problem of office location  came before the board when a  letter from Sechelt's municipal  council offered its farmer municipal hall rent free for the year.  iJ. A. Law.cnce, recreation di-  rojtor also offered the use of  i��:s  office  and facilities.  As the district board has a  committee at work on this  which has already submitted a  report, the chairman asked it  lo either bring in a new report  based on later information or to  back the report it had in hand.  One director commented that no  maiter where the office is to be  situated there will be recrimin  ations. The chairman suggested  the committee detail its justification for its selection as there  were already some pubic rumblings.  Mrs. Kathleen Nelson protested by letter a garbage dump  selection on Porpoise Bay road.  (Continued on Page 10)  Brother dies  in Vietnam  Casualties in Viet Nam fighting have come close to home  with the report of a Canadian  being in the latest casualty list.  Robert Wayne Kenny, 23, brother of Cpl. Norman Kenny of  the Gibsons detachment RCMP,  who enlisted from Canada in  United States forces is reported  killed in action. Cpl. Kenny received notification of his death  on Thursday of last week. Recently Cpl. Kenny was visited  by another brother. Last June  a sister in Cpl. Kenny's home  town, Seeley's Bay, near Kingston, Ont., died. The funeral of  Cpl. Kenny's brother will be  held at Seeley's Bay and he has  flown down there to take part  in the service.  Area  5 year total:  1962  $16,065,446  1963  2,425,200  1964  6,826,950  1965  2,218,000  1966  2,240,468  Total  $29,776,064  Homes     - 190*-       Commercial  $    81,018     Gibsons .   $'12,150  7,100        Sechelt        40,500  1,418,000        Rural        681,700  $1,506,118        Total       $734,350  Area Homes Total  SALE RESUMED  Copies of the Coast News  can now be obtained at Sel-  nia Park Store as well as at  the Malawahna Inn in Sclma  Park area.  'iiiiit!;ii":iiii,iiiiiiu:i;,ii:iti:i!i;tui!:iiur.iiiii:i!i;iu;iinii;:aiiii  10 year figure  838 new homes  The Sunshine Coast in 1966 experienced its greatest year in  home-building since records have been accumulated. This was  revealed in the tabulation issued by Bob Normin'.on of B.C. Hydro  which keeps records of new commercial an:'', heme construction  for the area.  Last year there were 133 new homes, the year before 106 and  the year before that, 131. This means that based on ten year  figures 838 new homes were constructed along the Sunshine Coast  including the incorporated villages of Sechelt and Gibsons.  Commercial and industrial construction during the year totaled $734,350 which was below the 1965 total of $1,078,800. Major  construction for 1966 in this category included West Sechelt Waterworks construction, stores and suites at Davis Bay, a motel unit,  Sunnycrest bakery, I & K Lumber, Twin Creeks; Sechelt Municipal Hall, a' laundromat, Sunnycrest Drive-in, funeral home addition, dental office in Gibsons and Canadian Forest Products  workshop at Port Mellon.  Total residential construction during the year was $1,506,118  an increase over the 1965 total of $1,049,200. Naturally the home  construction total for last year is the greatest ever recorded on  the Sunshine Coast.  July was the month with the greatest permit value for home  building. That morith's total was $207,500 involving 14 homes.  September came second with permits valued at $179,000 for 17  new homes. August was third with $160,600 for 12 homes. Heaviest  months for taking out home building permits extended from May  to September. _    . _,.  Selma Pk.  to check  A meeting on Tuesday night  of 'last; week:atSelma Park ended with the appointment of a  committee to look into the possibilities of Selma Park becoming an incorporated district.  The meeting, called by the  Selma Park Improvement district, was held in the Community Hall. Incorporation has been  considered in the past by the  Community association and tabled with the expectation that a  regional district would be the  answer to the problem.  The meeting Tuesday night  discussed the regional district  and numerous questions were  asked including queries as to  who appointed the present officials representing the regional  district and what authority they  had as being such. Mr. Norman  Watson, chairman of the regional committee and Eric Prittie  representing Area C of the Regional District, based on Wilson  Creek area, answered questions  and explained details.  Inquiries asked who appointed the directors, why they were  appointed, their function and  purposes and what would be the  cost to taxpayers. It was argued  by one man that the regional  district was put over on the  public in an undemocratic manner. Generally speaking the  meeting was not as much opposed to the regional district  idea as were the chief questioners.  BPWdinner  The February dinner meeting  of the Sunshine Coast Business  and Professional Women will be  held at the Malawhana Inn, 7  p.m., Feb.  7.  International Night will be  celebrated and part of the evening will be devoted to the  theme Challenge of Change in  Employment.  Members are asked to telephone Mrs. H. Bathgate at 883-  2468, before noon Feb. 5, whether or not they will attend the  dinner.  1962 105)  $   814,446  1963 (104)  804,000  1964 (131)  1,088,450  1965 (106)  1,049,200  1966 (131)  1,506,118  Total  (579)  $5,262,214  Area  Commercial Total  1962  $15,251,000  1963  1,620,200  1964  5,738,500  1965  1,078,800  1966  734,350  Total  $24,422,850  Five   year   totals   covering  types  of construction:  Sechelt  1962  $ 36,100  1963  95,900  1964  114,000  1965  47,600  1966  47,600  Total  $341,200  Gibsons  1962  $279,346  1963  279,300  1964  349,950  1965  420,400  1966  93,168  Total  $1,422,182  Rural  1962  $15,750,000  1963  2,050,000  1964  6,363,000  1965  1,660,000  1966  2,099,700  Total  $27,922,700  all  3,343 phones  There are now 3,342 telephones in the four B.C. Telephone exchanges on the Sunshine Coast. Gibsons leads the  way with 1,681 plus 207 at Port  Mellon; 1,017 at Sechelt and 437  at Pender Harbour.  These figures reveal the situation as it existed on Dec. 31 of  last year. They show that there  were 176 telephones added during the year with Gibsons getting 103, Port Mellon 4, Sechelt  46 and Pender Harbour 23. 2       Coast News, Feb. 2,   ��967.  life's Darkest Moment  a __jr_tc_LS_:  8 Gibsons planning problems outlined  (Eoast Keuis  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, Gibsons, 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 gets things done  Official recognition!  The federal minister of public works has recognized the definite need for a boat shelter at Sechelt in a letter addressed to Jack  Davis, member of parliament for Coast-Capilano constituency.  In his letter to Mr. Davis he wrote:  I wish to thank you for your letter of Jan. 13, with  which you enclosed a copy of a newspaper article describing the sinking of a tugboat with the loss of the lives of  five crew members near Sechelt. .,  It is possible that had the Sechelt boat harbor been  built in 1966 as originally planned, this tragedy might have  been prevented. There appears to be no way of definitely  determining whether this would have been the case, but it  is hoped that construction this summer will prevent such  occurrences in the future. ,  >.  Your interest in bringing this to my attention is appre  ciated. Yours very truly, George J. Mcllraith.  It should also be remembered that the harbor of refuge for  Sechelt was rated No. 1 by Norman D. Lea and Associates, a consulting engineering firm retained by the department of public works  i<  look into small craft harbor facilities.  As the minister stated there is ro way< of definitely determining  whether this tragedy could have been averted by a harbor of ref-  v��e in Sechelt. However it has added to the necessity for som<- form  rt_ refuge in open water areas such as the Sechelt coastline.  The growth was traced  It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about  !them. This appears to be one of the ideas prevalent in discussing  &he newly formed Sunshine Coast Regional District.  It is quite true that a good many people, in spite of all that has  been pushed about the regional district have hazy notions as to  how it will woik.  The Coast News can point to its story on the regional district  in the Jan. 12 edition which traced the growth of the movement  through its various meetings to show how it came into being and  also published in the same story a general summation of what a  regional district meant.  To some people this means nothing. They did not read it, therefore are in a good position to be critical because it is much easier  to be critical than correct.  This publication will await any criticism any reader would like  to offer. It is not assuming there will be no difficulties in getting  the regional district in action. It is hoping the public will give  the movement careful consideraton after absorbing all information  available.  COAST NEWS  19 MRS AGO  The newly formed Native Sisterhood in the Indian village is  planning a good time for March  27. They will be joined by  Church House, Squirrel Cove  and Saanich tribes.  Results of a survey indicated  that Sechelt favors incorporation  by a majority of 53 percent.  The executive of the Gibsons  Board of Trade has decided to  prepare  a  brief  on  the water  question and direct copies to  all organizations affected by this  plan.  Fred Feeney, telegraph maintenance man, last summer saved Fred Aalten, 16, from drowning. The ratepayers asked the  Royal Humane Society to recognize his bravery with an award.  William Youngson was named  president of the newly organized Sechelt Liberal Association.  ARTICLE 2  A Planning Study by Robert  Williams  and Associates  of Vancouver  There are many problems  that must be faced and questions answered in planning for  the future development of Gibsons Landing. In summary, a  list of these matters would include :  1. The question of replotting  awkwardly subdivided land in  order to make the community  more compact and efficient.  2. Shortage of large, easily  developed commercial sites  with access to usable water-  frontage.  3. The competition from the  commercial area up the hill,  outside the Village, which  threatens to overshadow the  older center, near, the harbor.  4. Lack of sufficient sheltered  and deep anchorage for small  boats and yachts, which is preventing the full realization of  the areas tourism potential.  5. Unsightly character of  most qf the existing development around the harbor which  could tend to discourage new  investment.  6. Awkward and hazardous  street and traffic arrangement,  particularly at the junction of  School Road and the Sechelt  Highway.  7. The question of Highway  re-routings in the region which  could effect the development  potential at   Gibsons   Landing.  8. Storm' drainage and the  construction of a sanitary  sewer.  Within the limited resources  available to a community the  size of Gibsons Landing, it is  obvious that the Village cannot tackle all of these questions  at once. Within the scope of  this report we shall attempt  to lay the ground work for  dealing with some of these  problems.  EXISTING ZONING  The existing zoning bylaw for  the village is fifteen years old.  With the substantial growth  that has taken place and changed c.-pdi ions since its enact-  mer.', several deficiencies have  becoi: .' apparent despite the  amer.-.T:::-its that have been  made.  The     lack    of     articulation  among the different types of  residential development is one  drawback. The separation of  high from lower density residential development is generally accepted as a means of preserving privacy and protecting  property values. The combined  business and residential zoning  districts is a similar type of  deficiency. While the intermixture of integration of some  forms of housing, such as apartments with shops may be desirable, the indiscriminate mixture of houses and commercial  uses is not. It leads to poor  environment for the houses and  discourages compact commercial development.  The amount of land zoned for  business is greatly in exces$ of  foreseeable requirements. This  can also discourage compact  development and lead to uncertainty on the part of homeowners in the commercially  zoned areas.  In addition, some of the present requirements, particularly  as they affect apartment and  commercial development, do  not permit the flexibility of design so often a part of new,  larger scale projects.  There are several other points  that could be made about the  existing bylaw, including the  way it is set out. The use of  legal descriptions rather than  a map or plan section to define  the zoning districts makes it  difficult to follow.  PROPOSED ZONING  For a community the size of  Gibsons Landing, zoning is one  of the most important planning  instruments . at its disposal. It  enables the community to exercise a fair degree of control  over the location, siting, and  character of new development  and can help in lessening some  of the unfortunate effects of  existing development.  A zoning bylaw and plan is  not, however, a general plan,  nor should it be a substitute  for cne. It should be a part of  a general plan and serve as  one of the main instruments  for implementing the plan.  The basic purpose of zoning  are outlined in the Municipal  Act as follows:  1. The promotion of health,  safety, convenience, and welfare of the public;  COPYRIGHl APPLIED FOR  We welcome written questions on legal points from  readers. If possible they  will be answered in this  column. Letters must be  brief, signed and your address shown. Send to "Point  of Law," c/o this newspaper.  Q. A dead beat owes me $000.  I want to garnish his salary.  What do I do? How does it  work?  A. See a lawyer. I presume  you have exhausted every  other means of collecting this  debt. A summons will have to  be issued against the debtor.  Any attachable funds (for example, bank account, a debt,  etc.) may be garnished without the plaintiff (yourself) obtaining judgment against the  debtor, except wages or.salary.  You must obtain judgment before you can garnish his salary.  Assuming you obtain judgment, a garnishing order must  be issued against the garnishee  (the debtor's employer) out of  the court registry and served  upon the garnishee ��� all within seven days before payday.  The employer must then make  a little calculation. Let us as-  POINT  OF LAW  oif -xv [-^racticiny oLawyer  same the debtor is paid $400  per month ��� $200 on both the  first and fifteenth of each  month. The debtor, if he has  dependents (a wife or children)  is entitled to receive a minimum of $150 per month ��� in  this case, $75 per peyday. Subtracting $75 from $200, we are  left with $125 which, including  a stated amount by way of  costs, must be paid into court  by the garnishee who at the  same time must file a document in the court registry explaining why he is not paying  in the full $600.  A further application to the  court is necessary to obtain  payment out in favor of the  plaintiff. This procedure is not  automatic and must be gone  through on each payday. If the  garnishee does not comply, he  himself, upon a further application to the court, by the plaintiff, may be compelled to pay  the sum in question. Few employers will stand for this nonsense and it should be possible  for you to enter into an agreement with the debtor that the  employer is to deduct a certain  portion of his wages each payday and forward it to you.  2. The prevention of overcrowding of land, and the preservation of the amenities  peculiar to any zone;  3. The securing of adequate  light, air, and access.  For these purposes, the Act  permits a Council to divide a  municipality into . zones and  within these zones to establish  different regulations to:  1. Regulate the size, shape,  and siting of buildings and  structures within the zones;  2. Regulate the use of land,  buildings  and  structures;  3. Require the provision of  off-street parking and loading  spaces.  In addition to the purposes  outlined above, the Municipal  Act requires that in making  zoning regulations, the Council  shall  have  due regard to  the  following, considerations:  1. The value of the land and  the nature of itsV present and  prospective use and occupancy;  2. The character of each zone,  the character of the buildings  already erected, and the peculiar suitability of the zone for  particular uses;  3. The conservation of property values.  Thus, zoning should not only  be carefully related to existing  development and land use, but  should also be used as a positive tool in guiding the development of the municipality  through the changes that must  be made as it grows and ages.  In this sense, the purpose of  zoning are:  1. To protect most areas from  (Continued on Page 9)  N.   Richard  McKibbin  A   PERSONAL  INSURANCE   SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  THERE HAY  BE  NO   INCURABLE   DISEASES  Not long ago killer diseases like small pox,  diphtheria, typhoid, tuberculosis or polio took  countless lives. Now their perils can be avoided  by certain precautions and preventive medicines.  Someday, in the not too distant future, a cure  will be discovered for every disease. All over  the earth research scientists are experimenting  with both old and new drugs and chemicals. As  soon as they are approved for safe use, we stock  them, so that we can fill any physician's prescriptions. There is hope for present incurables.  The next "miracle" drug may be the blessing  they are looking for.  Your doctor. can phone us when you need a  medicine. We will constantly endeavor to keep  abreast of the expanding activities in the field  of pharmacy ��� in this pra of (Treat change. We  pledge at all tmes to be in the position to ol  fer the finest of pharmaceutical services.  KRUSE DRUG STORES LTD.  Rae W. Kruse  Gibsons Sechelt  886-2023 885-2134  Pharmaceutical Chemists and Druggists  iOR  STORE HOURS ��� 9 a.m. fo 6 p.m. ��� FRIDAY 9 a.m. fo 9 p.m.  OPEN ALL DAY WEDNESDAYS  HEARING AID SPECIALISTS  will hold  FREE CONSULTATIONS  ���>  and hearing tests  at DANNY'S MOTEL  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9th  from 1 p.m. to 8 P.m.  SEE THE NEW 1967 BELTONE  ALL IN-THE-EAR HEARING AID  THAT CAN'T BE MATCHED!!  Higher -Than-Ever Power.  Smaller-Than-Ever Size  Longer Battery Life  Made To Your Exact Measurements  PERSONAL SPEAKER  FOR HEARING RADIO AND TELEVISION  REAL  HEARING   ENJOYMENT!   ONLY $12.50  No Batteries ��� Direct, Easy Hookup  (Call in and Enquire how you can get yours free)  SPECIAL TRADE-IN ALLOWANCE MONTH  Your Opportunity to Get a New Hearing Aid at a Special  Price. You will be amazed at the Exceptional Clarity and  workmanship that makes BELTONE THE WORLD'S LARGEST EXCLUSIVE MANUFACTURER OF HEARING AIDS  AND TEST EQUIPMENT.  L C. G0RLING & CO. LTD.  524 West Pender St., Van. 2, B.C.  PHONE 683-6585  B.C.'s Largest Hearing Aid Co.  wmmmaammMmmmmmmmammmmmmmmmmmmnmmmmm OAPO reports on year's activities  Sechelt OAPO held its first  meeting of the year on Jan.  18 in its new quarters, the Legion Hall, Sechelt, with nearly  60 members present.  The past year has been a  most successful one for the  branch with a membership of  155, receipts were $1328 and  expenses $1172. With the resignation of the secretary, Mrs.  G. George, the branch is urgently seeking a new secretary. Mr.  W. Coffey who has agreed to  fill in for the time being will  be glad to have 1967 member-  ATTENTION  ANNEX AUTO MART  3510   Main   Street  ��� ���  New & Used Cars  For   Special   Attention   Call  GILL Y0CHL0WITZ  Collect at 879-5262  _���______���______���������_-������  ship fees which are now due.  Canon Alan Greene reported  that his committee is still striving to work out a scheme for  senior citizens' housing which  will meet with the approval of  the authorities. The committee  is planning to begin with complete housekeeping units which  would be available to senior  citizens whose income is not  more than $145 a month for a  single person or $290 for a  married couple. He would be  glad to have the names of any  senior  citizens  interested.  A birthday tea was served in  honor of the 80th birthday of  President Harry Hill. The cake  which was made by Mrs. N.  Erickson was decorated with  21 lighted candles. Mrs. Ivy  Biggs sang a solo, Mr. C. Brook-  man recited an original poem  by Roily Reid, and community  singing was led by T. W. Mars-  tin. Pianists were Mrs. Charles  Evans and Mrs. Helen Sinclair.  In future, meetings will be  held at the Legion Hall, Sechelt on the third Tuesday in  each month at 1:30 p.m.  IMPORTANT GENERAL MEETING  Gibsons Hospital Auxiliary  Thursday, Feb. 9 - 8 p.m.  GIBSONS HEALTH CENTRE  FOR COMPLETE  INSURANCE  SERVICE  Life ��� Health * Annuities .Group  THE  Orea.t-Westt.ife  ASSURANCE  COMPANV  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  LANDING  CONTRACT No. 398-2  CONSTRUCTION OF RESERVOIRS, PUMPING  STATIONS  AND  WATER  MAINS  CALL FOR TENDERS  Sealed tenders marked "Village of Gibsons Landing Contract No. 398-2 for Construction of Reservoirs, Pumping  Stations and Water Mains" will be received by the undersigned up to 11:00 a.m. local- time of Friday, February 24,  1967, and will be opened in public at that time and date.  Contract drawings and specifications may be obtained  from Dayton and Knight Limited, Consulting Engineers,  1463 Bellevue Ave., West Vancouver, B.C., on or after January 31, 1967, on payment of $25.00, which will be refunded  on return of the documents in good condition within 30 days  from receipt of tenders.  The work comprises construction of two pumping stations, approximately 1,600 feet of water main and a ground  storage reservoir. The Corporation will supply the major  waterworks materials.  The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted.  C. F. Gooding,  Municipal Clerk,  Village of Gibsons Landing,  Gibsons, B.C.  GIBSONS  Last year's operations of the  Old Age Pensioners organization of Gibsons was featured  by a raffle which resulted in  the purchase of a piano with  which to provide entertainment  at its meetings every third  Monday of the month in the  Health Centre.  Besides that the organization  had a birthday party in March  at which the Kinettes arrived  with a birthday cake and helped with entertainment. A member, Mrs. Daisy Crowhurst was  chosen Centennial Queen for  the July 1 Celebration and with  her entourage was entertained  at a tea after the parade and  ceremonial events.  In July organization members participated in a jaunt to  Bellingham and later joined the  Sechelt organization for a trip  through the Olympic peninsula  country and later at the Golden years day at the PNE.  Mr. William Haley was delegate to the Vancouver convention of the organization and  was named first vice-president  of the provincial organization.  Later he was delegate at the  national organization convention in Saskatoon.  There were two North Shore  regional meetings during the  year. The first this year will  be held with the Sechelt unit  being host sometime in April.  The first public tea was held  in November and gratifying  support was given this event,  funds from which went to purchasing chairs for the hall.  A Christmas surprise was an  electric train donated by Vince  Prewer of Marine Men's Wear  which was raffled off to augment organization fund. The  Christmas dinner was well at- ,  tended. The caterers were the  Legion auxiliary of Gibsons  branch with transportation being taken care of by members  of the Chancellor's club, which <  has looked after this part of  the event for the last few years.  NEW PACK  A new Brownie pack is being  formed in Gibsons which will be  known as Gibsons 3rd pack  The leaders are Mrs. Eleanor  White and Mrs. Marilyn Ranni-  ger and the pack will meet in  the Anglican church hall on Friday nights at 6:30 p.m. starting  on Feb. 3. Girls between 7 and  10 years old who would like to  join the pack should get in touch  with Mrs. White, telephone 886-  2273.  Coast News, Feb. 2, 1967.       3  Letters to editor  The following letter has been  received by Gibsons Christmas  Card Fund, c/o Mrs. Anna M.  Drummond and Mrs. Pearl Feeney, Gibsons:  "I have much pleasure in enclosing the official receipt for  the very generous venation towards our work from the Gibsons Christmas Card JP'und. On  behalf of the Board oi Directors  I wish to express to ail concerned our grateful appreciation for  the effort to help us here at the  Mission to carry on this Christian work.  We are experiencing a busy  winter and the amount of work  to be done in the skid road area  unfortunately increases daily, so  you can see that the help which  you extend lo this work will go  a long way towards the rehabilitation of mcj x.d boys.  Again may x thank you for  your kindnt-s and thoughtful  ness and ac":i cur best wishes  for the New _ ?jr. ��� E. C. Ox-  ley, Executive Director, Central City Mission.  PROF. WAYNE��ARTNER (Johnny Wayne, left) shows Frank  Shuster his laboratory for color television experiments. Two of the  four Wayne and Shuster Hours to be seen on CBC-TV's Show of the  Week this season will be in color.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS ARE REAL SALESMEN  Editor: I noticed that the last  time bread went up in price so  did sausages. Could there be a  connection?  ���Iain Stewart.  Editor: The president and  members of the Pender Harbour  Auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital  have asked me to express their  thanks to the editor of the Coast  News for publishing the reports  of our meetings and for publicizing our various events during  the past year.  This has been of great help  to the auxiliary and is much appreciated.  ���Winnifred  Course,  publicity  officer.  FRANK   E.   DECKER,   d so  OPTOMETRIST  For Apointment  886-2166  Every Wednesday  Bal Block  Gibsons  CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE  MONDAY   _   THURSDAY  1678  Marine  Drive���Gibsons  Phone 886-9843  SPECIAL MEETING  for all those interested in the  Tidewater Players  Sunday, Feb. 5 ��� 8 p.m.  ROBERTS CREEK HALL  Baby fold  Gibsons United church will  have a baby fold starting Jan.  29 with a crib, high cnair, play  pen and an attendant available  for people who wish to leave  their babies while attending  church service.  Jan. 29 to Feb. 5 is Church  Youth Week and all church  midweek groups will be observing it. Children will take part  m the service on Sun., Feb. 5.  a- ttuiiniun��nmnmiraumwramwM\TO��niwn\\w\\ffl  LEGAL  LAND ACT  Notice of Intention  to Apply  to Lease Land  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver and situate in the  Village of Gibsons Landing.  Take notice that Walter  Hendrickson of Gibsons Landing, occupation Boat Builder,  intends to apply for a lease of  the following lands:���  Commencing at a post planted at the N.E. corner of water  lease No. 7005 fronting Lots 2  and 3, Block A-D.L. 686-Plan  7108; thence east 75 feet; thence  south 80.45 feet; thence west  75 feet; thence north 80.45 feet  and containing .14 acres, more  or less, for the purpose of expansion to Marine Service Station.  Walter Hendrickson  Dated Jan. 20,  1967.  We Can Supply All Your  Stationery & Office Supplies  Counter bocks, duplicate and triplicate  Resteirani guestchecks  Rublrsr stamps and pads  Addings machine rolls  Roll admission tickets, single and double  For Sale and For Rent cards  Ledger and payroll sheets  Bond and Multigraph paper cut to size  Phone or Call In I  for Your Requirements  COAST NEWS  Phone 886-2622  The Sunshine Coast's Favorite  100% Home-printed Weekly  ���*.* *_>kr.. coast News, Feb 2, 1967    mim for SALE (Cont'd)        ANNOUNCEMENTS (Cont'd)  COMING EVENTS  Feb. 6, Mon., 2 p.m., OAPO  Social, Health Centre.  The Liquidator, Wed. 8, Thurs.  9, Fri. 10.  Texas Across the River, Sat. 11,  Mon. 13, Tues. 14.  The Ghost and Mr. Chicken Wed  15, Thurs. 16, Fri. 17.  Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and But-  tei Jield 8, Sat. 18, Mon. 20, Tues.  21.  Mir    FAIR    LADY,    Wed., 22.  Thurs. 23, Fri. 24 Sat. 25.  Mamie Mon. 27, Tues 28, Wed  Mar. 1.  Feb. 10, Women's World Day  of Prayer, Gibsons United  Church, 2 ip.m.  F;tb. 10, Women's World Day  of Prayer, Bethel Baptist Church  Sechelt, 2 p.m.  Fob. 14, Evening Unit. Gibsons  United Church Women cordially  invite everyone to a Valentine  Coffee Party and Bake Sale,  10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. United  Church Hall. Children welcome.  FLORISTS  Wreaths and sprays  LissiLand   Florists.  Phone  886-9345,  Gibsons.  Good local hay for sale,  $1 a  bale  delivered.  Phone 946-6568.  Flowers for all occasions  _ldred's Flower Shop, Sechelt.  Phone 885-9455  LOST  REWARD  Two hundred and fifty dollars  ($250) will be paid for confidential information leading to the  parties who stole antique furniture and pictures from the  home at Hopkins Landing. Information to the RCMP at Gibsons.  HELP- WANTED  SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 46  (SECHELT)  A full-time janitor is required  immediately for Gibsons Elementary School on graveyard  shift. Starting salary will be  $330.00 per month rising to  $341.00 after successful completion of a 3-months probationary  period, with two further increases at yearly intervals to a maximum of $364. Minimum of  Grade 7 education required.  Those interested should send  written application to Mr. Peter  C. Wilson, Secretary-Treasurer,  School District 46 (Sechelt), Box  220, Gibsons, B.C.  . - THE CORPORATION  OF THE VILLAGE  OF GIBSONS LANDING  Population 1,450. Applications  are invited for the position of  C'erk - Treasurer. Minimum  qualifications required, member  of recognized institute of accounting or U.B.C. diploma, in  Municipal Administration or Finance and experience in municipal work in its entirety. The successful applicant would be expected to be available on or immediately after March 1st, and  take over as Clerk-Treasurer  April 1st. Applications, so marked, stating salary expected and  :.-eluding personal data should  be submitted as soon as possible  to the Municipal Clerk. P.O. Box  G6, Gibsons, B.C.  Help pay your Christmas bills.  Become a Fullerette. Win prizes. For further details phone  Mrs. Marie Cruice, 886-9379.  For  your  painting  interior  and exterior  j and paper hang-  tin  phone  David  Nystrom,  386-7759.  MISC. FOR SALE  Kenmore wringer washer $50,  good condition. Phone 884-;5244.  Tape recorder (battery) $25; set  of walkie talkies, 2 trans, new,  $15: chord organ, $65; near new  15' wide beam boat and motor,  22 hp. Value $475. Offers? Ph.  886-2077 evenings.  Moffatt electric stove, good condition. .Phone 886-2581.  Case crawler tractor with hydraulic angle Wade and gear-  matic winch. Phone 886-2459.  28" x 36" Copper fireplace  screen, $5. AM electric range,  as is, $30. Phone 885-9731.  1 crib bed; Arborite table and  4 matching chairs, blue. Phone  886^9335.  Farm fresh eggs, F. J. Wyn-  gaert, 886-9340.  Used furniture, ur what have  you? Al's Used Furniture, Gibsons.  Phone 886-9950.  For guaranteed watch and jewel  ry repairs, see Chris's Jewelers,  Sechelt.  38" precast tile for septic tanks  and wells. Plumbing and back-  hoe.  Bill Warren,  886-2762.  See our large selection of wedding invitations and announcements at the Coast News. Allow  2 weeks for delivery.  New, used and reconditioned  chain saws and outboards. All  makes and models.  CHAIN SAW CENTRE  Sechelt, Phone 885-9626  For   FULLER   PRODUCTS   in  Gibsons,  Phone  Marie   Cruice,  Phone  886-9379  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Ph.  885-9713. Sechelt. _^  We buy beer bottles.  25c doz. brought to property  20c if we coEect.  Pratt Road Auto Wreckers  Chaster Rd. (Honeymoon Lane)  Gibsons      886-9535  JAY BEE USED FURNITURE  Phone 886-2346, Gibsons  Next to Ken's parking  Heer bottles.  We buy and sell  everything  MARINE ACCESSORIES  Paint, fibreglass, rope, canvas,  boat hardware  WALT  NYGREN  SALES  LTD.  Gibsons, 886-9303  Shotcuns, rifles and hand guns  sold on consignment.  Walt Nvgren Sales Ltd.  Gibsons, 886-9303  SPORTING  GOODS  Hardware and appliances  Where your dollar has more  PPTlt^  EARL'S IN GIBSONS  886-9600  WANTED  Cash for small cat, if price is  right, good condition. Ph. 883-  2213. ;  BOATS FOR SALE  W.'Y. Higgs, Marine Insurance  Surveyor, Appraiser and Adjuster. I can take care of your  insured   accidents.   Ph   886-9546  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  '63 GMC 4x4, $1500; '61 Pontiac Convt. $800. Phone 886-2378.  1961 Fairlane 500 six,,automatic,  radio, 2 " speed wipers, wind-,  shield washer good rubber, $870  cash. Phone 886-7051.  1953 Pontiac 2 door sedan, radio and heater. Phone 886-2459.  1959 8 cylinder Plymouth station wagon, $400 eash. Phone  886-9318.    1965 Vauxhall 101, 11,000 miles,  perfect condition Must sell. No  reasonable offer refused. Phone  885-9975.  '53 Chev sedan delivery. New  tires, transmission and clutch.  $100. 886-7055.  '59 Buick automatic, 4 door sedan, in good running order. 1961  international Vfc ton truck. Phone  886-9686.  3/_ ton Dodge pickup, $175. Ph.  886-9949.  ANNOUNCEMENTS  Old wood or oil stoves, boilers,  waterpipe, cast iron bathtubs or  sinks, washing machines, car  batteries, etc. removed from  your basement or yard. NO  CHARGE. F. J. Wyngaert, 886-  9340.  10* x 40' 2 bedroom house trailer, fully furnished. Price $3500,  terms available. Phone 886-7049  or 886-9826.  ELPHINSTONE  HOME-MECHANICS  Professional house repairs and  serfvSices   Special   attention   to  senior citizens with home emergencies. Phone 886-2764.  Classes for expectant parents  will be held on Tuesday evenings from March 7 until April 4  at 7:30 p.m. For registration  and further information consult  your doctor or telephone the  Health Unit at 886 _228.  For membership or explosive  requirement, contact Wiljo Wiren, selling agent, Howe Sound  Farmers' Institute, Reid Road,  Gibsons 886-2014. Stumping or  ditching powder, dynamite, electric or regular caps, prima-  cord,  etc.  Alcoholics Anonymous. Post Office Box 294, Sechelt. Phone  886-9876.  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  NELSON'S        ~  LAUNDRY & DRY CLEANING  FUR STORAGE  Phone  Sechelt  885-9627  or  in   Roberts   Creek,   Gibsons  and Port Mellon, Zenith 7020  ~~PEDICURIST ~~  Mrs. F. E. Campbell  Selma Park, on bus stop  885-9778  Evenings by appointment  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE    Prayer  FUELS  COOK'S FUELS  Phone 886-2535 for  TOTEM LOGS  COAL  WOOD  Alder ��� Fir  Millwood  Dry Cedar Kindling  Please note our new No.  886-2535  DO YOU NEED  COAL?  Dx*umheIIer Lump        $30 ton  Drumheller Egg $29 ton  Heat Glow Briquettes $36 ton  PRATT ROAD  AUTO  WRECKERS  Chaster Rd. (Honeymoon  Lane  Gibsons ��� Ph. 888-9535  WOOD  Fireplace or stove lengths.  Alder $12; Fir $14; Dry hand-  picked millwood $14; old  growth fir $14. To order ph.  886-9674. Al Cook. North Rd.,  Gibsons.  Alder wood, stove and fireplace.  Phone 886-9861.  FOR RENT  Roberts Creek waterfront, modern furnished 1 bedroom duplex,  all electric, oil heat, $35 a  month.  Phone 886-9885.  To responsible parties only,  completely furnished waterfront  cottage, Selma Park. Phone 885-  9603 evenings.  3 room cottage for rent. Apply  after 7. Phone 886^9661.  New house for rent, Gower Point  Road. Available Feb. 1. $100 per  month. 886-9513.  Available immediately, oil heated furnished cottage. Soames  Point. 886-2549.  Cottage at 1712 Seaview Road,  with oil stove and heater. Phone  299-3788.  Furnished self-contained cottage, Hit's Motel. Phone 886-  2401.  2 bedroom duplex, all electric.  Phone 885-2116.  Furnished bachelor suite with  own entrance and bathroom.  Low  rent.  Phone  885-2041.  BEST ACCOMMODATION  IN GIBSONS  MAPLE CRESCENT  NEW DELUXE APARTMENT  3 bedroom apartments vacant  now. FREE heat, washing  facilities, drapes, blinds, parking, water, garbage collection. Colored appliances and  plumbing. Luxury living at low  cost.  Phone 886-7180  WANTED TO RENT  1 or 2 bedroom cottage for July  and August, furnished, preferably in the Bay area of Gibsons, c/o Box 4300, Vancouver  3, B.C.  PROPERTY FOR SALE  Buy now and save. View lots  near good beach, acreage, }_  acre to 100 acres with or without accommodation. Easy terms  Phone 886-2107. R. W. Vernon,  Gower Point Road.  For sale by owner, comfortable  one bedroom home, electrically  heated, near bowling alley.  Write Mrs. Bailey, 135 Giggles-  wick Place, Nanaimo, B.C.  Hopkins Landing, waterfront on  Point Road. 4 bed. 2 bath home  Phone 733-8050  or 261,3151.  Lot, 69' x 210' on Rosamonde  Road. Level. Phone 886-9379.  Two bedroom, modern, view  home on large lot.- Spacious  kitchen and living room.  Pembroke plumbing. Stove  included. Full price only  $6,000 terms.  Gibsons ��� Large, level, fully  serviced lot in choice location close to beach. Full  price $2,200.  19 acres ��� 660 feet road  frontage, level and treed.  Excellent investment. Full  price $4,500.  Roberts Creek ��� Two houses on  large view lot with year  round creek, only 200 feet  from safe beach. Can be  subdivided. Full price $8,000  Sargent Bay ��� Waterfront lot  in hot fishing area with 90  feet frontage on beach close  to head of Bay. Full price  $3,900.  Pender Harbour ��� Large, level,  cleared and fully serviced  lots close to safe beach,  schools and shopping. Full  price $1,450 term.  Call Frank Lewis or Morton  Mackay, 886-9900, Res. 886-7783.  Call Frank Lewis, 886-9900.  FINLAY REALTY Ltd.  GIBSONS    and   BURQUITLAM  EWART McMYNN  REALTY & INSURANCE  886-2166   &  886-2500  GIBSONS:  Excellent property, revenue or  family plus suite: Convenient  location, view. Main floor,. 3  bedrms, living rm. kitchen and  bath; suite 3 rms self-cont. Cone  basement with furn. Garage &  storage shed. Full price $16,800  Terms.  HOPKINS    LANDING:    View  home, over 900 sq. ft., 12 x 17  living rm, 12 x 14 dining rm.,  good sized kitchen and 2 bedrms, suite in basement, furnace  etc. Large lot. Full price $15,000  terms.  Granthams Landing: $4,000  down gives possession of good,  sound view home for family or  revenue, with rev. cottage on  grounds. This is a solid buy.  Good sized 2-bedrm house on  view lot, full concrete basement  with furn., el. stove and h.w. included. $6,500 full price ��� try  offers  on   terms.  '       'I  Roberts Creek area:  New 3-  bedrm home, excellent view  property, Vz acre lot just off  blacktop, el heat and h.w., plenty of cupboards, sundecks, port.  $14,500 terms.  Selma Park: $4000 down and  this fine, almost new 3-bedrm  home on developed lot is yours.  Cone, basement, util. rm, port,  fireplace etc. Bargain day!  Interesting waterfront and Island properties.  Do Wortman 88 -2393  J.  Warn 886-2681  Box 238, Gibsons, B.C.  '$100 makes you a landowner'  3 acres with creek, $1500 full  price.  Snug well built cottage, close  to shops and bus, only $7,500  full price.  Raise your own cattle, sheep  and chickens, choice grass land!  with stream, good house and out  buildings. 10 acres in all. $20,-  000 full price.  Rentals  Waterfront, Selma Park, furnished all electric home, ideal  for couple or business people.  Available now. Call Charlie King  885-2066.  J    ���   i  List your property with us.  A compete service ��� Real estate, Insurance and notarial  services. Open Friday evenings  for your convenience.  Dick Kennett, evg. 886-2131.  CHARLES ENGLISH Ltd.  Richard F. Kennett,  Notary Public  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C.        Ph.  886-2481  BUILDING MATERIALS  Everything tor your  building needs  GULF BUILDING SUPPLD3S  Sechelt. Phone 885-2283  Wilson Creek  $5500 full price. 2 bedrm cottage close to beach. Good view  of water, ideal for summer of  year round living.  Terms.  Davis Bay  Semi^waterfront lots, just  steps to beach. Cleared. Some  trees, all utilities. $2300 full  price.  Trout Lake  100 acres, all highway frontage. Year round creek. Only  $150 per acre.  West Sechelt Home  Large new,_ 7 rm. 8 acres magnificent, easily-subdivided view  property. Heatilator fireplaces  basement and living room, all  electric heat. $8,000 down.  Phone Bob Kent, 885-9461 (Res.)  100' waterfront  App. 2 acres Roberts Creek.  Level to beach. Large older  home plus guest cottage. Good  water supply. Real buy. $12,900  cash.  90' waterfront  Over 1 acre treea, all utilities  $4950 F.P.  V.L.A.  100' Waterfront  3 bedroom semiftoungalow on  large garden lot, Sechelt location. $16,500 F.P.  Egmont  165' on Secret Bay. Large garage, rental bldg on Concrete.  Revenue approx. $1,000 per annum. Ideal for trailer court. 3  acres. Good for fisherman. Price  $11,000 with $6,000 cash.  !_f ���  ���  J. Anderson, 885-2053  ft  Call Bob Kent,; 885-9461 Res.  ������������    :^"::M   *.  1200 ft. choice waterfront, adjoining Ole's Cove. \Make good  sub-division. For. further information see E. Surtees.  West Sechelt  Very good view lot, on highway, 83 x 165. Price $3,000.  Almost 3 acres wooded lot adjoining above;- Good subdivision  possibilities. $6000 or both $8500.  3 rm. furnished cottage on 2  acres good garden land just out-  s" 'e Sechelt. $4500 cash. E. Surtees. ,  2 bedroom home with all electric heat, basement, double garage and nice view lot. $9,500  terms.  Building lot in village, all  cleared. $2500. E. Surtees Ph.  885-2161, Res. 885-9303.  Gibsons  Bright, warm, comfortable.  Modern five room home, large,  level lot, -quiet street. Good value at $10,500,, D.Pi $3,500 or offers balance'$75 monthly.  Retiring? Two bedroom bungalow excellent location, fine  view. Recently redesigned and  remodelled for comfort and convenience. Automatic oil furnace,  220 wiring. Reasonable at $6800,  D.P. $3300, balance $68 monthly.  Call C. R. Gathercole, Res.  886-2785,  Gibsons. -  Rentals  One bedroom apt., unfurnished  except for electric stove and  fridge, $80 per. month.  Two bedroom unfurnished  house, Davis Bay, $75 per mo.  For particulars call:  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  Realty & Insurance  Box 155; Sechelt, B.C.  Phone: Office 885-2161  SELMA PARK: $2500 down  gives possession attractive 5  room home on 4 acres. Level,  also unfinished log house. Fruit  and nut trees plus small fruits.  Fully furnished including new  electric range and comb, freezer and fridge. Full price only  $10,500. I  SOAFES POINT: 2% acres fine  view property, few steps to excellent beach, some timber, very  comfortable older 2 bedroom  serviced home. Low down payment on $12,000.  FOR THE CHOICE  PROPERTIES CONTACT  K.BUTLER REALTY & Insurance  Box 566, Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  ���   '���   ' ' -���'  '* ���    ���-��� <<���         ������_���,. n y1  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE':B_ST SELLERS  Phone-886,2622  service  The Women's World Day of  Prayer will take place in Sechelt and Gibsons Friday, Feb.  10. In Gibsons it will be held at  Gibsons United Church and In  Sechelt at Bethel Baptist church  It will start at 2 p.m. in both  churches.  Participating in these services  will be members of Anglican,  Baptist, Roman Catholic and  United Churches. The Sechelt  congregation will be from Wilson Creek and Sechelt areas and  the Gibsons service will cover  from Port Mellon to Roberts  Creek. Chairmen of the planning committees for the two  areas are Mrs. Arthur F. Willis  for the Sechelt service and Mrs.  Edith Forbes for the Gibsons  service.  The service this year will follow that prepared by the late  Queen Salote of Tonga, who for  many years led her own people  in this annual observance. The  Day of Prayer started in the  United States in 1887 and in  Canada in 1895 and since has  spread around the world. Offerings at this service are used  for publication and distribution  of Christian literature.  ROBERTS CREEK  By MADGE NEWMAN  Mrs. E. Cyr is here from Tex-  ada Island, the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Al Phare,  while her young son is undergoing treatment in hospital.  Not only the Sunshine Coast  enjoys abundant rain. Wilma  Deane, former Elphinstone student, writes from Melbourne,  where she is working in the  Brookes-Gillespie Hospital, that  the field was awash when the  Qantas landed. Since then,  though, the temperature has  fluctuated and, she writes, it  can go from 102 to 75 degrees in  an hour.  Mr. J. C. Bell, school librarian  will be the speaker at the .Roberts Creek School Parents' Auxiliary meeting February 6. A  cordial invitation is extended to  any interested in the school library and its importance. Mr.  Bell will illustrate his talk with  film.   .  A letter was received by rural mail delivery which came  from a mail order house. It had  gone through a collection point  to a Winnipeg post office, and  the Vancouver main post office.  From there it was passed to  Gibsons, sorted, and sent out  by rural delivery to Roberts  Creek. The letter contained folding money and valuable refund  checks. What is unusual about  it is the envelope was open. It  had not been sealed, and a $2  bill was practically falling out.  Yet it was delivered intact.  MOVIE NEWS  Agatha Christie mystery thriller fans who have gobbled up  an estimated 50 million copies  of her 70 novels, especially  those .dealing with Hercule Poir-  ot and his bungling assistant,  will be thrilled anew at the Twilight Theatre this Saturday and  Monday. The feature, Alphabet  Murders, starring Tony Randall  as the famous French sleuth,  Hercult Poirot, along with Anita  Ekberg and Robert Morley in  one of the most spine chilling  Christie crime thrillers.  EVER HAPPEN TO YOU?  OF eillff T2> 8* CABTHP UPSCMKS  MOT "T1M6 *>*<9ori'& 60fN6Uf>..  ._._���. _...; _���__._�� SUNSHINE COAST  WANT SOMETHING DONE!  You'll find the help you need  in this directory  CHAIN SAW CENTRE  SECHELT,   B.C.  Dealers for:  Jacobson Power Mowers  McCulloch  ���  Horn elite  Pioneer ���  Stihl  Canadian Chain* Saws  Chrysler and Johnson  .   Outboards  Parts for Maintenance & Repairs  also overhaul _ winter storage  of outboard motors  Phone 885-9626  >  LIU'S SALON  Expert hair cutting ��� High  Style Combouts  Try   our   expert   cold-waves  For appointments Ph. 886-2980  MURRAY'S GARDEN  & PET SUPPLIES  LANDSCAPING ��� PRUNING  Gower   Point   Road  Box 190 ��� Gibsons  Phone 886-2919  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  SCOWS      ���      LOGS  LTD.  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone 886-2200  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Phone 886-2231  From 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  ������"���" Res. 886-9949 ''"  Wiring, Electric Heating  Appliance Repairs  NICK'S ELECTRIC & APPLIANCES  Pender Harbour  Phone 883-2516 evenings,  R.R.I., Madeira Park  A. LRITCHEY  TRACTOR WORK  Clearing, Grading, Excavating,   Bulldozing,   Clearing  teeth  FOR RENTAL  Arches, Jacks, Pumps  Air Compressor, Rock Drill  Concrete Vibrator  Phone 886-2040  C & S SALES  For all your heating  requirements  Agents for ROCKGAS  PROPANE  Also  Oil Installation  Free estimates  Furniture  Phone 885-9713  NEVENS RADIO & TV  Franchised Philips Dealer  SALES & SERVICE  (to all makes)  Ph.  886-2280  _-  Sa^l -^Guaranteed  sumrcH  Repairin  SIC0TTE BULLDOZING LTD.  ��� ROAD BUILDING  ��� LAND CLEARING  ��� ROAD GRADING  Phone 886-2357  WATCH  REPAIRS  JEWELRY REPAIRS  Free Estimates  FAST, DEPENDABLE  SERVICE  MARINE MEN'S WEAR LTD.  Gibsons 886-2116  THRIFTE DRESS SHOP  'WHERE  FASHIONS   START"  Your Foremost Ladies  Wear  Gibsons ��� 886-9543  TELEVISION  SALES & SERVICE  Dependable   Service  RIOTER'S RADIO - TV  Fine Home  Furnishings  Mapor Appliances  Record Bar  Pbooe 885-9777  L _ H SWANS0N LTD.  Cement Gravel,        Backhoe &  Road Gravel, Loader Work  Sand   _ Fill  Septic. Tanks and Drain Fields  Phone 885-9666  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES   &  SERVICE  HOT WATER HEATING  BUILDING & ALTERATIONS  Davis Bay Rd., R.R. 1, Sechelt  Phone 885-2116  PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  ((Formerly  Rogers  Plumbing)  on Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES  AND   SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  APPLIANCES  Radio, Appliance & TV Service  Live Better Electrically  GIBSONS ELECTRIC LTD.  Authorized GE Dealer  Phone 886-9325  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything for your building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  SBf ELECTRIC LTD.  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTORS  SECHELT  Phone 885-2062  At the Sigm of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & NAME SERVICE LTD.  Machine Shop  Arc  _  Acty  Welding  Steel   Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  StMdtfd Marine Station  Res.  Phone 886-7721  886-9956 ��� 886-9326  TWIN CREK LUMBER  _ BUILDIN6 SUPPLIES LTD.  Phone 886-2808  Everything   for   your  building  needs  Free Estimates  SUNSHK COAST TRAILER PARK  1 mile west of Gibsons on Hiway  Roomy Parking, Plenty of Water  Large recreation area  Bus passes pask site  Phone 886-9826  _  I & S TRANSPORT LTD.  .    Phone  886-2172 ;\  Daily Freight Service to  Vancouver  Local _ long distance moving  Local pickup and delivery  oervice  Lowbed hauling  ELEOROLUX (CANADA) LTD.  SALES - SERVICE - SUPPLIES  Local Agent Available  Gibsons ��� 886-2086  Sechelt ��� 885-9414  EATON'S  "WHERET0-G0"  TRAVEL SERVICE  Sunnycrest Plaza   .  Details   on  New Low Rates  to Europe Available  Phone  886-2232  RICHARD F. KENNETT  NOTARY PUBLIC  GIBSONS,   B.C.  Phone:    Office 886-2481  Res. 886-2131  We use  Ultra   Sonic   Sound   Waves  to clean your watch  ap.d Jewelry  CHRIS' JEWELERS  Mail Orders  Given  Prompt  Attention  Ph.   Sechelt   885-2151  ��� TREE   SERVICES 1  FALLING ��� TOPPING  LIMBING FOR VIEW  All Work Insured  For  information   ...  Phone 886-2343  ARNOLD BLOMGREN  PARKINSON'S HEATING LTD.  Gibsons  ESSO OIL FURNACE  No  Down  Payment���Bank  Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete  line   of  Appliance]!  For free estimates call 886-2728  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS���886-2166  HILLTOP BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything for  your  building  needs  Gibsons   ���  Ph.   886-7765  Dealer for MONAMEL PAINTS  ROY & WAGENAAR  LAND   SURVEYING  SURVEYS  1525   Robson  St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Coast News,  Feb.  2,  1967.       5  inuns mnm  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  11:00 a.m., Church School  11:15 a.m., Holy Eucharist  7:30   p.m.   Evensong  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11:00 a.m., Church School  3 p.m. Evensong  PORT MELLON  COMMUNITY CHURCH  6 p.m. Evensong  St.   Hilda's,   Sechelt  8 a.m., Holy Communion  7:30 p.m., Evensong  St. Mary's Church, Garden Bay  3:00 p.m., Evensong  Church of His Presence,  11:00 a.m., Communion  UNITED  Gibsons  11  a.m..  Divine  Service  Roberts Creek  2 p.m., Divine Worship  Wilson  Creek  11:15 a.m., Divine Worship  Worship  led   by   Rev.   W.   M.  Cameron   at   3:30   p.m.   every  second Sunday of each month.  BAPTIST  CALVARY BAPTIST, Gibsons  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  v undenominational)  Sunday School 10 a.m.  Worship Service   11:15 a.m.  Pastor Rev.  S.  Cassells  Wilson  Creek  Community  Hall  Davis Bay Road  Churcli debt  is reduced  Some 75 persons attended Gibsons United church annual meeting on Friday night of last week  in the church hall and partook  of a potluck supper before the  reports were made to the congregation.  The United Church Women annual report revealed a balance  in hand of $183 after disbursements of $2,480. The five special events oi the unit netted  $1,573 with the Holly tea supplying $507 and the Thrift sale $497.  Out of total income of $2,664 a  donation of $1,440 was made to  the loan against the church.  The United Church Extension  loan of $25,000 was reduced by  $4,334 leaving a total in the loan  of $21,220. Fixed assets of the  church and manse now total  close to $70,000 with revenues  and expenditures for the year  totalling $16,514.  Mr. A. E. Ritchey and Mr. F.  Daugherty were added to the  board of stewards. Entertainment was supplied by children  of the Sunday School under direction of Mrs. Daugherty and  the Explorers club directed by  Mrs. W. Duncan.  Dateline Victoria  New books  GIBSONS  NEW ADULT BOOKS  The High Commissioner by  Jon Cleary.  Danger: Hospital Zone by Ursula Curtiss.  Don Quixote, U.S.A. by Richard Powell.  The Ghost Car by Bill Knox.  Toff on Fire by John Creasy.  The Spy in the Ointment by  Donald E. Westlake.  One False Move by Kelley  Roos.  The Piper on the Mountain by  Ellis Peters.  The Shepherd File by Conrad  Voss Bark.  HELTTACK FDLM  ' The Helitack, a new way to  bring forest fires under control,  plus other aspects on the care  of natural resources, will be  shown in Coastal Forest, a film  on OBC-TV's This Land of Ours  Saturday, Feb. 4 at 4 p.m.  By Hon. Mrs. ISABEL DAWSON  It has been an exciting and interesting experience this first ,  week of the 28th session of the  Legislative Assembly. The opening ceremony was a memorable  occasion with a Royal Westminster regiment guard of honor  greeting the lieutenant-governor  and the ancient Hyack Battery  firing a 15 gun anvil-gunpowder  salute.  Members of the legislative  assembly were seated at one  end of Queen's Park Arena on  a red-carpeted foot high dias  with overhead heaters supplying  warmth. The floor of the house  behind the dias was filled to  capacity along with the bleachers on /both sides of the arena.  It was estimated that over 4,000  witnessed the ceremony.  Mr. W. Murray, MLA, Prince  Rupert, was chosen speaker and  Mr. H. Bruch. MLA, Esquimau,  deputy speaker. The lieutenant-  governor delivered a 45-minute  throne speech without a falter  and highlights of the Centennial  year were mentioned along with  the various legislation which  will be brought down in the legislature, such as the Homeowners First Time Grant, and  new department of travel and  industry, a cultural grant, air  pollution legislation, changes to  the .Pubic Schools Act, an expanded housing program follow income groups legislation  on house to house selling and  fair disclosure of credit, to mention a few.  Before leaving this, I feel that  those who were responsible for  the transformation of the arena  should be commended. It must  have entailed many hours of  planning and work. They did an  outstanding job.  Wednesday, back at Victoria,  the moving and seconding of the  =   W.G.Kennedy  William George Kennedy died  Dec. 6 at Morden, Manitoba, at  the age of 95. Mrs. A. G. Stew  of Gibsons is a niece. He was  born Nov. 13, 1871 at Carman,  Manitoba, son of Mr. and Mrs.  William Kennedy who had moved west from Napanee, Ontario  the year before. He was the first  white child born in the Boyne  settlement of Carman district.  ���In 1895 he .moved to Elm  Creek, Manitoba and farmed  there 55 years prior to retiring  to Carman in 1950. In 1914 he  married Eva Jane Wallace of  Ottawa. Mrs. Kennedy predeceased him in 1957. Mr. Kennedy was a life member of the  Loyal Orange Order.  Mrs. Stew, a niece, is the  daughter of the late Dr. M. S.  Kennedy. Two sons are left by  Mr. W. G. Kennedy, Wallace of  Toronto and George, Elm Creek.  A daughter, Margaret, is Mrs.  N. S. Glanfield of Ottawa. There  are three, grandcnlldren. Two  brothers and a sister pre-deceas-  ed Mr. Kennedy.  Throne Speech were done by  Herb Capozzi and Dr. McDalr-  mid. They did an outstanding  job in their maiden speeches. I  can onlv hope I will do as well  when my turn comes up.  On Wednesday night all M'LAs  and wives and husbands along  with many notables attended  the state ball at Government  House. I was intrigued by- the  large statue-like decorations  made of ice and various types  of decorations and maps made  from gingerbread and types of  icing. These along with the  lovely luncheon were the work  of the Vocational school at Na-  naimo. Gowns of the women  were lovely in their profusion  and the men in their formal attire looked regal indeed. It was  a wonderful occasion in the  lovely setting of government  house. I was proud to attend as  the member of you people in  Mackenzie riding. Thank you  for giving me the opportunity.  Thursday, the leader of the  opposition, Mr. R. Strachan,  NDP,, followed by the leader of  the Liberal party, Mr.'R. Per-  rault spoke in the debate of the  Throne Speech. A motion of  non-confidence moved by the  opposition, was defeated. The  new income tax agreement with  the federal government was  passed after much debate. I did  enjoy the keen thrust of debate.  On Friday the Throne Speech  debate continued with the attorney general speaking' followed  by Tom Berger, NDP, Pat Mc-  Geer of the Liberals, Frank Cal-  der the native Indian NDP from  Atlin and the start of the speech  by Cyril Shelford, Social Credit.  The Throne Speech debate will  continue until Friday, Feb. 5,  when the budget is expected.  My maiden speech will follow  shortly  after.  A  LETTER  TO  THE   PUBLIC  This letter is to bring to your  attention a few facts about the  Gibsons Auxiliary to St. Mary's  Hospital.  Since its inception, the auxiliary played an active and meaningful role in helping the community obtain a hospital. However, as of February of last  year, the auxiliary has been inactive. A lack of interest and a  decline of active members made  it impossible to carry out its  functions. Affiliations and obligations ; to the hospital were  nevertheless kept up even  though monthly meetings were  not held.  The other communities, from  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  seem to find enough interested  people to keep their auxiliaries  doing their beneficial work and  those remaining in this organization wish it to resume an active and useful role as a hospital auxiliary, but we need public membership and willing participation to be able to do so.  The life of this group depends  on this public interest and in  the event this is not forthcoming, the executive will have no  other alternative than to legally  disband the auxiliary.  This is your chance to help  us and the hospital. A general  meeting is called for Thursday,  Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. in the Health  Centre, Gibsons. Please attend  and help us decide our future.  For those unable to attend but  interested, please phone 880-  7750 or 886-2514 for further information.  ���Executive, Gloria Fyles,  Gibsons Hospital Auxiliary.  Auxiliary has good year  Pender Harbour's Auxiliary to  St. Mary's Hospital met on Jan.  25 for luncheon at the Pender  Harbour Hotel. Guests were  Mrs. W. H. Cotton, regional representative for the Lower Mainland Auxiliaries division of B.C.  H.A. and Mrs. J. Berridge, both  members of Grace Hospital  Auxiliary, Vancouver.  Following the luncheon the annual meeting was held at the  home of Mrs. O. Sladey. Reports  of standing committees and executive members were read,  which showed a successful and  rewarding year. The spring tea  and Christmas bazaar, were the  fund-raising events, both of  which were a credit to the efforts of all members.  Mrs. B. Warden as head of  the nominations committee took  over the meeting and election  of officers followed. Mrs. B.  Warden is past president (resi  dent). Mrs. W. H. Cotton installed the new executive consisting of Mrs. D. Philp, president; Mrs S. McDonell, first  vice president; Mrs. W. Mc-  Naughton, second vice president  Mrs. G. Gooldrup, secretary;  Mrs. O. Sladey, treasurer, and  Mrs. R. Course, publicity  Mrs T. Duncan gave a sincere  vote of thanks to the retiring  executive for their work during  the past year and wished the incoming officers every success.  Mrs. T. Scales thanked Mrs.  Cotton for coming from Vancouver on a visit and for conducting  the installation of officers. Mrs.  Warden proposed a hearty vote  of thanks to Mrs. Sladey for her  kindness in offering her home  for the meeting. The meeting  adjurned, delicious refreshments  were served by the hostess.  The next meeting will be held  on Feb. 8 at 2 p.m., Madeira  Park Medical Clinic. "*"' You'll be  Interested  in the  ��� Valuable  Door Prizes  ��� Open House  Money saving  specials  ��� Coffee &  Donuls Served  You 're  We are looking forward to seeing all our good friends  at our Open House Party come this  FRIDAY and SATURDAY  FEBRUARY 3rd  & 4th  Complete modern  kitchen & bathroom units  Custom wrought  ornamental   iron  Interesting Paint  Demonstration  and many other  interesting open-  house features  units  Many other worthwhile Store-Opening Specials ��� Hardware, Plumbing and  Paint Supplies ��� Patio Doors and Complete Building Supplies  We are pleased to  announce ...  that, we have been appointed as authorized  Dealers of���  BENJAMIN MOORE  Paint Products  Known everywhere for their High Quality and  outstanding Consumer satisfaction  These famous Benjamin Moore Products are  now available at Diamond W Building Supplies'  new and completely equipped builders and  contractors supply centre.  DIAMOND W BUILDING SUPPLIES  Davis Bay on the Sunshine Coast Highway ��� Phone 885-9704  Mr. and Mrs. Jack Whitaker and Lance Watson to serve you  OPEN HOUSE MONEY SAVERS  SALE-PRICED FOR FRIDAY and SATURDAY ONLY  Diamond W INTERIOR LATEX  (Flat White) One Gallon, complete with brush  House-Opening Special  (Paint and Brush regularly sell at $6.39)  FIR SHIPLAP Standard and better _���... $99 per M  FIR PLYWOOD Va inch sanded D Grade 4'x8' sheet '-���-���������$3*49  MAHOGANY  PLYWOOD 3/16 (4'x8' sheets)  . .... $3.59 sheet  FIR 2x8's Standard and better  $119 per M  CONSULT BENJAMIN MOORE EXPERTS  ON YOUR PARTICULAR PAINT PROBLEMS  We invite you to come in and- talk over your paint requirements  with Benjamin Moore Paint Specialists who will be on hand  to answer your questions on both exterior and interior painting  ions  Hearty  to the Whitakers  As importers of qualify building; products we are proud to supply  DIAMOND 'W' with the best selection of���  ��� MAHOGANY, ASH and EXOTIC PLYWOODS  ��� BIFOLD DOORS, SOLID CORE and LOUVERS  ��� SLAB DOORS and PRE HUNG UNITS  ��� NAILS, Regular and Specialty  ��� CERAMIC TILE  C. T. TAKAHASHI and COMPANY Ltd.  4250 Manor St., Burnaby 2, B.C. ��� Ph. 435-8131  SERVING   WESTERN  CANADA   FROM   WINNIPEG  TO   VICTORIA  The Sunshine Coast's most modern, completely equipped Building Supply Centre  Davis Bay on the Sunshine Coast Highway  Mr. and Mrs. Jack Whitaker and Lance Watson to serve you  Phone 885-9704 _________  Good Luck  to the  Whitakers  As Master Craftsmen in Ornamental  Iron and Steel Fabrication we are  proud to include the Diamond W  Building Supplies on our list of exclusive dealers  . . . and wish them well in  their splendid new quarters at  Davis Bay on the Sunshine Coast  Highway.  WAYNE     PLACE  Specialist in hand-wrought,  custom Railings, Fireplace  Screens and accessories.  Pion Iron Works Ltd.  8727 Aisne Street ��� Vancouver  _ +        +   * + + w  + *  * **T*  __tn.w **��***(_..   *       *.������.��  AN ITCIPAllMjr iho need of builders, coniiactois and  do-it-yourself folk, all the way from Port Mellon to  Madeira Park, the Whitakers have opened what they  rightly refer to as the most modern and up-to-date  building supply house on the Sunshine Coast.  Three generations of the Whitaker family participate in the Open House festivities of the Diamond W Building Supplies  new centre Friday and Saturday. Mr.  and Mrs. Ron Whitaker, Sr., with Susan  in her grandfather's arms and Mr. and  Mrs. Jack Whitaker, proprietors of this  Davis Bay enterprise. It is interesting  to note the combined years of experience  and. pioneering in the building and contracting business of this Davis Bay family represents more than 90- years.  Best Wishes to the  Whitakers  from  Benjamin Moore & Co. Limited  Manufacturers of Dependable  -v Paint Products since 1883  Best Wishes to  DIAMOND W BUILDING  SUPPLIES LTD.  Davis Bay  On the opening of their  new building  LAFARGE CEMENT  The Complete Cement Service  DEEKS McBRIDE LTD.  Construction Supplies  Not only will the Diamond W handle the widest possible range of builders' requirements, but Jack  Whitaker has also promised to maintain prices on  every item well within and in some cases better than  in Vancouver.  It is a good thing for Davis Bay and the whole area,  that the enterprising spirt of Ron Whitaker who did  so much to develop the Bay is now being carried on  by Jack and his wife Pat and assisted !by Lance Watson as coastal sales representative.  We think it's a  Good Job  The conception and construction  of the new Whitaker Building at  Davis Bay Is. well in keeping with  the continuing pioneer spirt of the  Whitakers ���- Ron Senior and son  Jack.  It gives me great satisfaction in  having a share in the building of  the Whitaker Block and particularly  the Diamond W Building Supply  Centre.  We think its a real  good job  GERALD SMITH  GENERAL CONTRACTOR  Sunshine   Coast  Highway��� Gibsons  Ph.  886-9912  Congratulations to the Pioneers of Davis Bay.  We had the pleasure of falling the trees, hauling the logs from the original property, and processing them through our sawmill.  Our house, gravel pit and mill are also located  on a previous part of Whitaker acreage.  A.  R.  Simpkins,  Sunshine Coast Products Ltd.  I  SWITCH  NOW TO  We Are Proud  fo have installed the electrical requirements for Jack  Whitaker at the DIAMOND W's Modern headnquarfers  for Building Supplies at Davis Bay  IVe Are Also Proud  to guarantee the cleanest, most trouble-free Electric  Baseboard Heating through the installation of���  MARK E|-  ELECTRIC   BASEBOAR& HEAT  PHONE   OR   CALL  FOR   FREE   HEATING   SURVEY  McPHEDRAN ELECTRIC  COMPANY   LIMITED  Sunnycrest Plaza ��� Gibsons  Ph. 886-9689  DAVIS BAY  W  Mr. and Mrs. JACK WHITAKER and LANCE WATSON TO SERVE YOU  Phone 885-9704 4 house that looks both ways  across  1 - Type of electric  current  3 - Bridge player  7 - Sloth  9 - Communication  instruments  12 - Craftsman  15 - Profit  16 - Printer's units  17 - Grain  18 - Auricle  19 - Harden  20 - Cultivate  22 - Take legal  action  24 - Broadcasts  27 - Seed used in  cookery  29 - Fastener  30 - Sun god  31 - College degree  32 - An instrument  36 - A bower  39 - Tolerably  40  42 - Slave  43 - Make taste  44 - Dessert  45 - Permit  47 - Musical combo  48 - Old card game  50 - Nullify  52 - Warble all  over again  55 - Either  56 - Make a big  speech  57 - Thus  DOWN  1 - Argon (chem.)  2 - Parisian dance  3 - Perform  4 - Employers  ���5 - Billiard shot  6 - Period of  time (abb.)  7 - Flowers  8 - That tiling!  ran    ___a______    eh  ID Nil I SI3 H_i3lXIV OI3INI  HHB____   H_j_l  ��� B   EJDEl   [_(__;   E3  a_JBS   EEffl   ESEB  EHBBSa   0   _u_EEEl  E   E_   EDO   BED   _j   fO  E_l__l_l   B   _i_{_|(__j  EJ_U_   ____   ffiECEl  0   Q__   ED_3_1   B  H0_   BBS   H_j(_  SI CM11 Ql VI til  _f_J_J[_SJ M_  10 - Prefix of  descent  11 - Articles  13 - Complete  14 -U.S. "Corn  State" (abb.)  20 - Card game  (poss.)  21 - Encircles  23 - Preposition  - Poetic metrical feet  - Deal leniently  with  ��� Sea eagle  ��� City Bowling  Academy (abb.)  ��� Revolving  cylinder  ��� Blood vessel  35 - Army work  detail (abb.)  37 - Staggers  38 - Edible bulbs  40 - Below in rank  41 - Pastime  46 - For example  (Latin abbrev.)  49 - Old Indian  (abb.)  50 - Never!  51 - Preposition  53 - College degree  54 - Proceed  25  26  28  29 ���  33 ���  34 -  NOTICE  R. S. Rhodes  Doctor of Optometry  204 Vancouver Block  Vancouver, B.C.  Announces he will be in Sechelt  MONDAY,  Feb. 13  For an appointment for eye examination phone  Sechelt Beauty Parlor 885-9525  If anyone desires any adjustment or repair to their  present glasses I will be pleased to be of service  ��_^^_*/  Fire Alarm Procedure  To place a Fire Call at Gibsons OR Area covered  by the Gibsons Fire Protection District.  (Be Calm and Clear)  1. Immediately dial phone number 886-2345  2. Wait for someone to answer  3. Give them (A) Location of Fire & Address  (B) Name of Resident Involved  (C) Extent of Involvement  (D) Your Name  4. Ensure everyone is out of the building no  matter how small the fire is  5. Dispatch someone or yourself to nearest  roadway fo direct Firemen or R.C.M.P.  FIRE ALARM TESTS  To ensure the proper mechanical function of the fire phone-  alarm system the public is asked to have patience with the  sounding of a TEST ALARM on the 1st Monday of each  month at 8:00 p.m.  TO PREVENT CONFUSION all people "not directly concerned" with the emergency are asked to REFRAIN FROM  PHONING EMERGENCY NUMBERS in order to give the  Volunteers an opportunity to receive the message with dispatch.  VOLUNTEER FIRE SERVICES  JT3L  1325  sq.  ft.  To be able to  look forwards  and backwards at    the    same  time   is   an   ability   not   given  to many, and here is a house  that manages  to  do just that.  Basically the house is designed  for  a  rear view  lot;  but the1  living room is located in such  a   manner  that  view  windows  front and back take advantage  of   the   view  both   ways.   The  siting of the house on the property is excellent in that there  is plenty of space left for lawns  and gardens, which can foe attractively    landscaped    around [  the house.  The entry hall opens into the  large living room, with outside  wall fireplace. The dining room  has sliding doors to lead to the  sundeck, while the kitchen too  has an opening to the deck thus  making outdoor entertaining  easy and efficent. The kitchen  features plenty of cupboard  space, and a family eating area  under the window.  The centre hall provides the  pivot around which is grouped  the bedrooms and bathroom  and stairwell to the basement,  which features an open wall.  The three bedrooms have large  closets, while the master bedroom clothes closet has a built-  in vanity, and plumbing "en  suite" is another convenience  of this room.  The basement area provides  for a recreation room, and since  the house has full depth at the  back a patio area could be planed right outside the recreation  floom.  The roof line is an attractive  one which can be finished with  shakes, and which extends over  Poultry still  low-priced  Lower prices for broiler chicken and turkey are expected to  continue during February, but  beef prices may rise. Here is  the detailed outlook from Canadian department of agriculture economists.  EGGS: Egg prices have completed their seasonal downward  adjustment and a stronger undertone to the market is now  expected.  POULTRY MEAT. Volume of  production has expanded and  prices of broiler chicken and  turkeys have declined. These  lower prices are expected to  continue.  PORK: Marketings of pork  are heavier and prices are  slightly lower.  [BEEF: Supplies of beef have  ���been decreasing and prices are  expected to remain firm or  higher.  POTATOES: Abundant supplies have held prices below  those of a year earlier and the  seasonal rise may be slower  than last year.  CARROTS: Heavy supplies  are reported in Ontario and  prices below those of last year  are exected to continue.  TIDEWATER MEETING  After a year's rest, the Tidewater Players are hoping to find  enough interested people in the  drama club to begin work on a  new show. This includes those  who find pleasure in directing,  staging, scenery, make-up, etc.,  as well as those who like to kick  up their heels on the stage.  Many folks ask why the Players are not putting on shows and  the plain fact is they ran out of  people. So rally round all you  housewives and hubbies and  single folk too, and we'll see  what we can do. Meeting date,  Feb. 5, 8 p.m., Roberts Creek  Hall.  GLASSES FOUND  What has the apearance of  child's glasses were picked up  on Park Rd. near the highway,  Saturday. They were brought to  the Coast News office by the  finders.  the carport for economy. The  outside of the house is finished  with horizontal siding, which  lends itself to color and interest in the landscaping. It is de  signed for N.H.A. approval or  conventional mortgage, and  blueprints may be obtained  from the Building Centre (B.C.)  Ltd.,  96  Kingsway,  Vancouver  hf-f-y-  _ST  /��''*/  8       Coast News, Feb. 2, 1967.  10. Write for our catalogue of  plans, SELECT HOME DESIGNS, and price list, enclosing 85c for postage and handling.  GIANT  NO GAMES LESS THAN $10  $50 MINIMUM JACKPOT  DOOR PRIZE  FUN FOR ALL  Thurs., Feb 2  8 p.m.  SHARP  LEGION HALL  GIBSONS  MAX IN MUSICAL  Canadian music, patriotic  songs, war songs, light opera,  musicals, pop songs, even foal-  let scores, is the subject of an  hour color special in the Music  Canada series, Wed., Feb. 8. In  this light-hearted survey of the  Canadian music scene over the  past 100 years or so, Max Ferguson, as host, assumes a number of characterization of musical types, to delineate Canada's  melodic moments.  Portraits for  Valentine Day  SPECIAL  3-8x10 for $10  BILL PRICE PHOTOGRAPHY  Ph. 886-9361  WhoaaaaOOps! Splash! Quick! Get help on  the spot. You'll find CLEANERS & DYERS fast In the  YELLOW PAGES. Where your fingers do the walking.  Almost  everyone  would  like fo  own a  carefree  Crestwood  kitchen ���  how about you?  # Fashionable, flexible, easy to install ��� Crestwood kitchens offer  the ultimate in carefree convenience. Durable hardwood cabinets and  vanities with reversible door panels, colorful countertop, bring new  beauty fo kitchen, bathroom and bar.  If you're young enough to know what you want, or mature enough  fo realize what you've been missing call Crestwood, the carefree kitchen people. You'll be amazed how little it costs fo own a 20th century  kitchen.  For   a   color   brochure   giving  full   details   of Crestwood  Cabinets  and  Vanities call  restwood  ���FU R���NWU R E    FA SHI 0"N _ D  KITCHENS    LTD.  1182 River Road, Richmond, B.C. r- Phone CRestwood 8-5714 ^ns*^" v"  ���^e,     '      -<  Charles English, local Realtor, has had a variety of business interests. For several  years he was employed by the  C.P.R. as assistant purser on  boats running as far north as  Alaska and as far south as  Seattle.  Initially he had planned to  become an architect, and  studied towards a degree until  the depression ' years radically  altered his plans.  Then for many years he operated a real estate office in  West Vancouver, and established a branch office in Gibsons.  \Deciding seven years ago to  establish his home on the  Sunshine Coast, he moved to  Gibsons and closed his West  Vancouver office.  The development of the area  has been his main business objective. He is an active member of ARDA, an organization  dedicated to encouraging new  businesses to locate in the area,  the improvement of local services and the promotion of the  district as a tourist area.  Partially realizing his early  interest in an architectural  career, he has designed several  local: homes,;-and-jrecently, ._de-,  signed the new dental office,  located at Sunnycrest Plaza.  Mr. English is a member of  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Ltd., a business interest begun  in 1961.  A leisure time interest is  horse racing. He and his wife  Denise share an enthusiasm for  horses, and are presently  grooming a colt, which was  sired by Mehmander, owned by  the Agha Khan.  growing  Prince George has earned recognition as Canada's fastest  growing city. There is no way  this is more graphically shown,  than in a comparison between  the 1965 and 1966 telephone directories, says B.C. Tel News.  The 1965 directory had a press  run of 26,400 volumes, each containing 48 white and 160 yellow  pages. This dictated publication  of a total of 5,491,200 pages. The  directory for W66 has a run of  34,700 volumes, each containing  64 white arid 192 yellow pages  for a total of 8,883,200 pages.  .The increase in total pages run  was 61.8 percent over the 1965  figure.  Breaking down these figures  further, the number of white  pages increased from 1,267,200  to 2,220.800 or 75.4% The number of yellow pages increased  from 4,224,000 to 6,662,400 or  57.7%.  The dimensions of this growth  can be appreciated when it is  realized that the average annual growth in number of pages  for a telephone directory as  forecast by Dominion Directories, is 3%.  C of C SURVEYS  More than 100 Canadian communities have either begun or  are considering launching job  opportunity surveys as a result  of an Economic Opportunity  Program made available at the  Annual Meeting of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce  held last October in Edmonton.  Etiquette  By IOBERTA LEE  Q. When setting the dinner  table, is there any limit to the  number of knives and forks that  are distributed at each place?  . A.; There should be no more  than three forks and two knives  at any one plate. If more silver  is needed, it is brought in with  the course for which it is intended. The dessert spoon or fork  is brought to the table with the  dessert course.  Q. Is the expression "You're  welcome" still considered a fitting and proper response to  "Thank you"?  A. Yes. You're welcome, or  That's quite all right, are always in good taste.  Q. How should a mother introduce her son's fiancee to her  friends?  A. One good way is to say,  "This is Joan Mason, my daugh-  ter-in-ilaw-to-he," or "This is  Joan Mason, Dick _ fiancee."  Q. When writing a note to  decline an invitation' received in  the mail, should one make it  formal?  A. This depends altogether  upon the nature of the invitation  itself. If written formally (in  the third person) then the reply  is written in the same style. If  written informally, you reply in  the same vein.'  Q. Is the bride's family supposed to furnish transportation  for those wedding guests who  have no cars, from the church  to the reception?  A. No: only the transportation for the wedding party itself.  Q. Which-is proper to remove from the dinner table first  the serving dishes or the dinner  plates?  A. The dinner plates are removed first.  Q. How should a married woman have her personal stationery engraved ��� as Mrs. John  H��� Harris, or as Anne Harris?  "''A?: AnheTlarris is only for .a  very young girl, or for a professional woman who is known  by that name. Stationery to be  used for general purposes  should have the woman's full  married name ��� Mrs. John H.  Harris.  Q. When a small paper cup  of sauce is served on the dinner plate, what is the proper  way to.use it?  A Turn the cup over and use  your fork to empty it. Then put  the empty cup on the plate, to  one side out of the way.  Q. When a guest at a large  wedding reception is preparing  to leave, should he seek out the  principals of the wedding party  in order to say goodbye and  thank you?  A. At a large reception, this  is not necessary.  Q. When one is carrying a  tray in a cafeteria, is one supposed to ask permission of a  stranger to sit at his or her  table?  A.   This is not necessary.  Q. Is it proper ever to address the envelope of a letter to  a person without using one of  the titles Mr., Mrs., or Miss?  A.   Never.  7 COUNTRIES INTERESTED  Seven countries already have  indicated their interest in participating in the first Interna-  tonal Festival of Forestry during the 1967 Pacific National  Exhibition from Aug. 19 to Sept.  4. The 14-day event will showcase loggers' skills in three  one-hour shows daily, as they  compete in 11 categories for  prize money totalling $36,000.  POOR ATTENDANCE  Monday night's meeting to  discuss recommendations arising out of the Community Conference on Education, held in  Elphinstone Secondary school  library was poorly attended. As  a result the meeting was not  considered of sufficient value  to be any guide to those who  backed the community conference.  Coast News,  Feb. 2, 1967.        9  Beauty  hints  450,000ready  Some 450,000 copies of the 1967  edition of the British Columbia  Tourist Accommodation directory are now being distributed  by the' B.C. Government Travel  bureau. Popularly dubbed The;  Green Book, the latest edition  contains listings of 2,000-odd  tourist establishments in the.  province  "This edition is the best yet,"  says Hon. W. K. Kiernan. "It's  an excellent guide to visitors  seeking information on accommodation, dude ranches, boat-  launching sites, marine parks,  ferry schedules, and such. It  will go all over the world to  persons who make their living  selling  travel."  Copies are obtainable, free,  from the B.C. Government  Travel bureau, Parliament  Buildings, Victoria.  PONTIAC HAS introduced a new sports car series, the Firebird,  with two models, the hardtop coupe shown above and a convertible.  Built on a 108 inch wheelbase, the Firebird adds a new dimension  to the personal sports car field, offering as standard equipment  Pontiac's overhead camshaft six-cylinder engine, (bucket seats,  all vinyl interiors and the safety items previoulsy announced on  1967 Pontiacs. Firebird options include both the 326-inch and the  400 cubic-inch V-8 engines, four-speed manual transmssion, front  dc brakes, automatic transmission and bench type front seat.  Planning problems  (Continued from Page 2)  encroachment by other uses  that would create an unsatisfactory environment for both  the existing and 'invading' land  use;  2. To direct new development  to areas that are either:  (a) in need of development  (including infilling) and can be  economically serviced, or  (b) in need of redevelopment because of the condition  of existing    development,    the  DEAR DORIS  advice from  Doris Clark  Spanking didn't help  love her for sure.  DEAR DORIS ��� My younger  sister is 14. She acts too much  grown up one minute and the  next she acts as if she were 12.  She wears a lot of eye make-up  that bothers me very much. We  are really ashamed to see her  walking around with her eyes  . painted black and her hair falling over her face. Mom and  Dad have sat and discussed this  with her, asking her why she  wears it, but she cannot give us  any definite answer; only that  she thinks she will look funny  if she doesn't wear it.  Would it help to throw all  her eye make-up away? We  have asked her that; she only  said that she would do something drastic if we did. My Dad  thought if he gave her a good  licking it would help. He did  and it only made things worse.  'She does not go out on dates,  and from my opinion she  doesn't want to. (Even if she  did my parents would not allow  it).  Sister Twenty-one  DEAR SISTER ��� Remember  when you were 14, how much  you wanted to be grown up? Or  did it happen that as the oldest  girl your mother was desperate  for you to become capable ���  and this in itself worked the  miracle?  Sometimes the next one  down is relieved far too much  of the need for becoming adult.  At 14, a girl is changing from  childhood to womanhood; her  excitement at being alive needs  outlets. Clamping down on her,  spanking her, is just plain frustrating.  I'd be willing to wager thac  Little Sister will forego the  black eyes once family decisions are shared with her and  she is challenged to carry part  of the load. And would father  frown on some boy-girl activities in groups?  DEAR DORIS ��� I've been  going out with a certain girl,  on and off, for four years. A  month ago I asked her to marry  me, which now I don't know  whether or not I should have,  because I'm not even sure I  love her. The reason for this is  because I think she has been  going out with other guys.  How can I find out whether  or not she loves me or even  likes me at all? If I was sure  she loved me I think I could  Lost  DEAR LOST ��� You mean  that if she has been going out  with other guys, you don't love  her, but if she hasn't, you do?  Better wait a while before  deciding anything. Better take  out some other girls. When in  doubt, don't!  DEAR DORIS ��� My mother [  and father are separated, but:  my mother still loves my fa-;  ther. Now if she could get a di- \  vorce she could perhaps be-;  come interested in someone i  else.  She wrote Dad a letter asking  about arrangements for one but 5  he didn't answer. Is there any-:  thing I could do? I'm 15, so it's j  not as if I could advise like a.  grownup could.  Jorj  DEAR JORJ ��� Well, if there  is   the   slightest   chance   that;  there is still some love on your'  father's  side, you might help,  find somebody Mom could talk  to, like a counsellor. An understanding   social   worker   can;  sometimes bring together two!  people who thought it was all j  over between them.  Failing all else, her best;  friend will be her lawyer. At;  that point she needs you most:  to be loyal and friendly.  Confidential   to   Confounded'  ��� Your self-appointed nurse-  housekeeper   is    getting   her;  greatest satisfaction from wait-;  ing on the one male avilable to ���  her  ���  her  Dad   and   yours/  Treats all the rest of you, including his frail wife, like dirt.  She is ruining the morale and  good will of a whole household.  She'll take some ousting, and  it will have to be a united effort.  Confer  as a  family and  have the eldest son deliver the  verdict, for all to hear. Then  follow through.  To Bottled Up ��� You simply  must unload. The delicate balance between sanity and emotional illness may be tipped in  the wrong direction by keeping  the lid on too tight. Such seething inside can create a stomach ulcer ��� one of the mildest  reactions. And it can warp your  whole outlook on life.  That is why a patient unburdens himself to a psychiatrist.  need  for  more  intensive  uses,  or both.  3. To direct development  away from areas that:  (a) are less economical to  service than other equally suitable areas;  (b) ought to ibe preserved in  their present use (if any) until  needed for their best ultimate  use instead of permitting uses  that would prejudice the feasibility of this ultimate use.  These purposes are implemented by the zoning map  which shows the present division of a municipality into  the zoning districts in which  the different by-law regulations  are in force and by the strategy  followed in amending it over  time.  The zoning map should be an  instrument for achieving the  goals set forth in the general  plan in carefully managed  stages. It is usually more successful when based on a carefully worked out development  plan. Otherwise either:  1. development tends to freeze  into the existing zoning pattern,  if the zoning control is at all  effective, regardless of its reasonableness, or  2. amendments are likely to  be made without reference tV  broader questions of community  goals   or   relationships  between uses.  To avoid these problems, zoning ought to be reviewed periodically and changed as needed, preferably in the context  of a general plan.  In developing zoning regulations and a zoning map for Gibsons Landing, we have tried  not only to recognize the existing character and pattern of  development but also to anticipate future growth and changing needs. Because of the present servicing problems and the  uncertainty about harbor improvements and other factors,  it is not possible, however, to  make finite proposals on all the  aspects that should foe included. This is particularly true in  the case of the zoning map.  We have, therefore, put forward a detailed zoning plan,  to cover the immediate situation and a more general longer  range plan. This second plan  should serve as a guide for  amendments which will be required as new proposals for development are made.  The suggested draft by-law is  broken down into 14 parts and  a plan section, which covers  the application of the zoning  districts and can be extended  to cover the application of other  regulations. We have included  a part on general regulations  under which regulations pertaining to the whole village are  covered. In this way we have  tried to avoid the repetitive-  ness that characterizes many  zoning bylaws. These general  regulations cover uses permitted or prohibited in all zones,  home occupations, off-street  parking and general siting regulations and exceptions among  other things.  (By LYNNE CARTER)  Q. How can I add an illusion  of fullness to a thin face with  my rouge?  A. You can establish more  breadth to your features by  rouging away from your nose,  iblending it back toward your  ears. And if you have prominent  cheekbones as thin faces usually do, place the rouge on them  so as to lessen their highlight.  Q. Please give some good  tips on powdering the face.  A. First, puff the powder on  very sparingly, then brush off  the excess. Never have your  powder look as though you had  dunked your face in the box. If  possible, work under a strong  light so that you can see what  you're doing. That way you'll  make certain to powder well up  into the hairline and1 down into  the area of the neck and ears.  No. high-water marks!  Q. How is the "hair-pulling"  type of scalp massage properly  done?  A. Grasp small portions of  hair firmly between thumb and  forefinger, and gradually lift the  hair, moving the scalp upward.  Don't jerk. Pull slowly and firmly. Ease up, let the scalp relax,  then repeat the pull. Over the  entire head this way.  Q. What is a good exercise to  help whittle down the hips?  A. Lie on your left side on  the floor, left arm straight tip  and under the head, your right  hand on the floor in front of you  for support. With your legs  straight and feet off the floor,  scissors-kick your legs rapidly  back and forth at least a dozen  times.  Q. How can I make up to  counteract a sloping forehead?  A. Usually a forehead starts  sloping about mid-point between  the upper eyebrow ridge and  hairline. Using this point as a  starting line, apply a highlighting foundation horizontally  across the forehead from temple  to temple. This will bring that  part "out."  Q. Is there any way at all to  fend off the graying of hair?  A. No scientific genius has  yet come up with a natural way  of reventing gray hair, or returning it to its original color.  Your only recourse is artificial  coloring or tinting ... or just  plain resignation. This last  sounds worse than it really is,  because there's nothing in the  least unbecoming afoout gray  hair, and it can in fact add  beauty to a woman ��� if she  cares for and dresses it properly.  Q. How can I remove the  rough spots from my elbows and  the backs of my heels?  A. Mix a tablespoon of salt  with two tablespoons of petroleum jelly, and rub this firmly  over the trouble spots. Repeat  this treatment two or three  times a week if the skin is especially rough ... once a week  if your trouble is rather mild.  Q. I'm not sure about my  body structure, that is, whether  I come in the "big-fooned" or  "small-boned" category. How  can I determine this?  A. One way is to measure  your wrist. If it's less than 6Y4.  inches around, you're small-  boned . .. more than 6}_ inches  you're big-boned.  EVER HAPPEN TO. YOU?- e  o  BOWLING    Elphinstone basketballers winners of tropliy  SECHELT BOWLING ALLEYS  Three ladies in the Sports  Club vied for top honors of the  week. Lil McCourt with 754 (282)  edged out Ena Armstrong 752  (252, 278), and Pat Witt 746  (268). Bruce Redman 768 (310),  and Dennis Gamble 767 (288).  League  Scores:  Buckskins: Herb August 581  (247), Doreen Joe 525 (205).  Ladies: Roberta Postlethwaite  661 (292), Syliva Jackson 263.  Ladies Matinee: Mary Henderson 667 (274), Hazel Skytte  274.  Pender: Lief Iverson 717 (285,  281), Dennis Gamble 690, Dick  Gooldrup 315, Helen Edwardson  609 Muriel Cameron 602.  Sechelt Commercial: Dennis  Gamble 767 (288), Eric Antilla  737 (338), Mable McDermid 663  (259), Audrey Benner 252, Frank  Nevens 727 (289), Bev Rofoinson  707 (313) Dave Trowse 289,  Bruce Redman 717.  Sports Club: Lawrence Crucil  687 (288), Ena Armstrong 752  (252, 278), Lil McCourt 754 (282)  __t Witt 746 (268).  Ball & Chain: Bruce Redman  768 (310), Matt Jaegar 731 (301)  Les Chamberlain 713 (330), Helen Phillips 639 Gladys Ritchie  270, Vicki Vesley 258, Steve Rei-  ter 3G7.  Mixed Ten Pins: Bill McDermid 477,  Gordon McCourt 185,  Doreen  Mullen  440,  Ena Armstrong 166. !,  School Leagues  Seniors: Mary Ritchey 347  (202), Sandy Clarke 305 (202),  Earl John 412 (217).  Juniors: David Taylor 359  (226), Brad Allan 199, Susan  Jorgensen 269 (140).  E & M BOWLADROME  Dorcy Lefler of the Men's  League rolled an 835 triple and  two singles of 314 and 322 this  week.  Gibsons A: Orville Shogan 649  (299), Ken Swallow 258,' Don  Skinner 265, Alice Day 246, Dorcy Lefler 664 (298) Freeman  Reynolds 634 (247), Carol Mc-  Givern 251, Mavis Stanley 677,  Carol Marks 601 (241), Art Holden 726 (318).  Teachers Hi: Darlene Max-  field 240, John Ayris 273, Paddy  Richardson . 251, Bdb Blakeman  609 (251), Joan Quarry 657 (265),  Len Ellis 613 (260) Freeman  Reynolds 697 (251, 243).  Commercials: Jack Clement  610, Murray Crosby 270, Dave  Hopkin 626, Lome Gregory 615.  Port Mellon: Taffy Greig 719  (252, 273) Don McCauley 272,  Carol Marks 648, Len Ellis 625  (243)   Jean  Christianson  605.  Men's: Dorcy Lefler 835 (314,  322), Freeman Reynolds 669,  Taffy Greig 606 (246) Tucker  Forsyth 622 (251), Ted Joe 658,  Ernie Schwindt 617 (240).  Juniors: Jim Green 272, Karen Brignall 371 (218, 153), Cindy  Whieldon 269 (176), Randy Whiel  don 255 Wayne Wright 318 (188)  Linda Mcintosh 266 (175), Brian  McKenzie 331 (178), Stephen  Rigby 300 (180), Colleen Husby  404 (186 218), Ian McKenzie 256,  Robert Solnik 253.  Regional  (Continued from page 1)  Director Louis Hansen of Sechelt council said the health inspector had looked over the proposed site and said he could not  find any possible pollution of  water supplies in nearby water  courses.  When it came to discussion on  area planning the chairman  said the municipal department  did not countenance selection of  a planner on an advisory basis  citing examples of districts having to pay out considerable sums  of money for reports which contained nothing not already  known. The department favored  a resident planner instead.  Local works, and services revealed that the chairman had  already had phone conversations  with Mrs. R. J. Maxwell on  Gambier Island regarding lights  on wharves, a matter which will  be taken into consideration.  ON SIX COMMITTEES  When members of the legislature were appointed to committees Friday, the Mackenzie  MLA, Hon. Mrs. Isabe/ Dawson  was named to the following com  niittees: Municipal affairs, forestry, fisheries, labor, social  welfare  and  education.  Gerry Melissa's Chemainus  Secondary School juniors lost  twice as they hosted the initial  Timfoermen Boys' Invitational  Basketball Tournament, losing  27-15 to the eventual champion  Elphinstone team at Ladysmith  during the Jan. 21 weekend.  They were crushed 35-9 by the  consolation winning Dadysmith  49ers, tourney runnerup Lake  Cowichan Lakers defeated Lady-  smith 27-18 in the opener and in  the winners final Elphinstone  came from behind to edge Lake  Cowichan 32-29.  The 4-gariie tournament, a  Friday night - Saturday affair,  started with the Lakers getting  the jump on Ladysmith to lead  the 49ers 10-2 after one period  and 18-4 at half time. Ladysmith  outgunned Lake Cowichan 10-5  in the third, tied it 4-all in the  4th   frame,   final   count   27-18,  Kebekahs  installed  At an impressive ceremony  on the afternoon of Jan. 23  in St. Bartholomew's Anglican  church parish hall in Gibsons,  Mrs. Christina Ritchey DDP,  assisted by Mrs. Elsie Hutchins  PNG and Mrs. Evelyn Begg  PNG installed the 1967 officers  of Arbutus Rebekah lodge No.  76. ,        ���  Following the ceremony members of the lodjfe with guests  and members itiL: the Sunshine  Rebekah lodge, rrNo. 82, Sechelt  enjoyed a delightful social hour.  Officers installed were Mrs.  Lillian Singlehurst, noble grand;  -Mrs. Gladys Armour VNG;  Mrs. M. Ball, recording secretary; Mrs. Elsie Hutchins,  financial secretary; Mrs. C.  Ritchey, treasurer; Mrs. Vina  Beeman, chaplain; Mrs. Eva  Peterson, musician;  Mrs. Alice  Here are the members of the team with one player, Rick  Gibb, missing from the line-up:  Graig Chamberlin 20, Trevor Oram 12, David Kennett 14, Ken  Bland 13, Wolfgang Buckhorn 10, David Szabo 5, Ken Dods 11,  Stewart Hercus 4, Russell Edmonds 15, Randy Campbell 3, Bob  Winn 22.  Wettest spell on record  (By R. F. KENNETT)  December and January combined to reach the'wettest spell on  record. From December 1 to January 31 precipitation totalled 24.06  inches. Previous record was the period Dec. 1, 1957 to Jan. 31 1958  when 23.02 inches was recorded in Gibsons.  Jan. 1��67  Normal  Extremes  Total Rainfall  11.14"  6.66"  13.09" (58)  Total Snowfall  6.3" .  10.8"  36.3"   (54)  Days with Rain  22  16  28         (53)  Days with Snow  4  ���4  13        (54)  Days with Frost  13  18  26        (63)  Highest Temp.  50 (28th)  50  59        (60)  Lowest Temp.  27 '(31st)  20  10        (57)  Mean Temp.  38  36  30         (57)  The Davis Ottawa Diary  Cherry, warden; Mrs. Winni-  fred Keen, conductor; Mrs.  Norman Whiteside RSNG; Mrs.  Celia Nuotio LSNG and Mrs.  Evelyn Begg IG.  Expo on  new stamp  A Canada Post Office 5c commemorative stamp to salute Expo 67 features a view of the  Canadian Government 11V4 acre  $21,000,000 Pavilion on the 1000-  acre Montreal Exhibition site,  Postmaster General Jean-Pierre  Cote announced.  Release of the new issue will  coincide with the opening date  of the World Fair, April 28 to  October 27.  Produced in colors of red and  blue on white, the stamp will  be large in size and horizontal  in format. It will be available  at all post offices in Canada for  ten days commencing April 28  and in Montreal until mid-October. No production limit has  been established as the new issue remains on sale for an extended period.  First Day Covers will be processed by the Canada Post Office from the Expo 67 site with  an appropriate die to indicate  the source. First Day Covers  will not be provided with the  customary Ottawa postmark.  BE A POOL BOOSTER  By  JACK DAVIS.   M.P.  Coast-Capilano Constituency  Pressure groups visiting Parliament Hill usually ask for  something. Often this something  is money ��� taxpayers money ���  to help out a failing industry or  prop up the economy of a region which could not possibly  survive in any other way.  The government does its foest  to resist these demands. But  when it finds itself dealing with  the fate of an entire community they can rarely be turned  down flat.  Take many of Canada's northern gold mining communities for  instance. Year alter year delegations pour into Ottawa asking  for help to keep the mines going.  Take the coal mining communities in the Maritmes. Hardly a  day goes by without a plaintive  voice being raised in the house  of commons on their behalf.  Coal mining and gold mining,  I am told, are two very different  occupations. But the problems  which many of Canada's gold  and coal mining communities  face are much the same. Wages,  everywhere, are going up. Equip  ment costs are also rising. The  price for their products, meanwhile, is either fixed or on the  decline. Caught in a cost-price  squeeze they have nowhere to  turn but to Ottawa itself.  When the Emergency Gold  Mining Assistance Act was first  passed in 1948 it was thought to  be a transitional measure. It  was designed merely to help out  some of our gold mining camps  until the miners could get other  jobs. Little did the government  Ottawa would be paying out the  equivalent of $1400 for each  miner working in our northern  gold fields.  True, the total number of gold  mines has dropped from more  than 80 to 39. True, the total  amount paid out each year by  Ottawa (now close to $15 million) has also passed its peak.  But phasing out has proved to  be a long and expensive process.  Nor is the end clearly in sight.  The coal mining problem in  Nova Scotia is more highly localized. But it now costs the federal taxpayer close to $22 million a year. This works out to  no less than $4,000 a year per  employee.  Ottawa faced with this staggering bill for Nova Scotia coal  has decided to act. In close cooperation with the government  of Nova Scotia it will soon be  setting up a Crown Corporation.  This    government-owned    company is  to acquire,  reorganize  and manage the coal mining interests   of  the  Dominion   Steel  and Coal Company Ltd. Simultaneously  it  will help  to promote  and finance the development of modern industry within  the context of a comprehensive  economic plan for the redevelopment of the Cape Breton economy.  Just how fast the coal mining  industry can be phased out is  not too clear. The consultant's  report says 15 years. Much, of  course, depends upon the success which the federal and provincial governments have in attracting   new   industry   to   the  Lake Cowichan. Kurten Gill was  the game's top scorer flipping  home 12. Wayne Noye topped  the 49ers notching 9.  Although losing foy a dozen  points, Chemainus played their  best game of the season showing particularly well1 on defence,  holding the tall Elphinstone  team, led by 6'2" ex-Oiemainus-  ite Craig Chamberlin, to 27  points. The T-men played a very  sound game for. the first two  quarters, the score was 8-8 after one and 8S-. Elphinstone  through the second,' half time  score 16-14 Elphinstone. In the  third and fourth - stanzas Chemainus fell apart 5-0 through the  third and 6-1 over the fourth, fi-.  nal score 27-15. Leroy Descoteau  for CSS and Craig <_iamfoerlin  of the winners netted 8 each.  The lopsided fooUb_U: score  consolation was all1 the 49ers, /by  game quarter scores of 8-0, VIA  25-8 and 37-9. Wayne Noye and  Doug and Len Oopp were the  game's best point gettens with  11, 10 and 10 points respectively. Keven Espey with 4, Larry  Harvey 3 and Leroy Descoteau  2 scored Chemainus points.  The Championship final, certainly a close and exciting'game  saw Lake Cowichan dominate  the 1st quarter score 13.5. After  this the Elphinstone lads got  untracked to outacore the Lakers 9-3 in the  Lake Cowichan  intermission  squeezed in f;  quarter time  LOSS 8-6 over ai i_p ���__ tuck  final period winning -.JflM*. Rick  Gibb and Ken E*od^ paced Elphinstone with fUand 8 points  respectively. J. j Coe was the  game's best notching' _t in a losing cause. !-,;,  Principal D. H. McKay presented the Tournament Trophy  to Elphinstone teasa icaptain  Craig Chamberlin and) individual  trophies. to AU-Stara: Craig  Chamberlin and Ricky GAi>, Elphinstone; Kurtin GUI, Lake  Cowichan; Wayne Noye j'Ladysmith, and Leroy Descoteau,  Chemainus.  On Friday, Jan. 27, EJphin-  stohe hosted Pender Barbour  basketball teams resulting in a  clean sweep for _3phin_tone.  Scores were: Jr. j^Bpys, -Elphinstone 58, Pender Haribour 15.  Sr. Girls, Elphinstone 31, Pender Harbour 5, and Sr. Boys,  Elphinstone 38 Pender Haribour  8.  10     Coast News, Feb. 2, 1967.  SCHOOL HOLIDAY  Friday, Feb. 17 will be proclaimed a special school holiday to .honor 'the Canadian centenary and the accomplishments of the. Fathers of Confederation, Hon. L. R. Peterson, minister of education, announces.  BRYAN   E BURKINSHAW  Serving   the Sunshine  Coast  ZURICH LIFE OF CANADA  Box 500 ��� Gibsons, B.C.  1  THE  886-2827  TWILIGHT  GIBSONS  If It's a  Good  Movie You  Will   See   Itj Here  WED. 1;  at 8 p.m.  THURS. 2; FRI. 3;  ��� SAT. 4 at 2 p.m.  It's  Elvis  in  SPIN0UT  Color and Scope  SAT. 4;   MON.  ��;  TUES.  1  at 8 p.m.  M-G-M presents  THE ALPHABET MURDERS  NEXT  .  The Liquidator  VALENTINE SOCIAL  Legion Hall - Roberts Creek  Saturday, Feb. 18  9 p.m. to 1 a.m.  VALENTINES  All Kinds  Material for Valentine Decorations. Get yours while selection is complete.  WE HAVE CARDS FOR ALL  OCCASIONS  STATIONERY AND SCHOOL  SUPPLIES OUR SPECIALTY  of the day think that, in 1967,     area.  YOU'LL GET IT AT  Gilmore's Variety Shop  SECHELT 885-0843  OPEN FRIDAYS TILL 9 p.m.

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