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Array GOLDEN  CUP AWARD  COFFEE  at DANNY'S ���  COFFEE  HOUSE" &  MOTEL  Gibsons  ���  Ph.   886-9815  V��e1?��ria * B ��� C���  ��..��..--��� COMPJ^TEmNE'  SERVING   THE  GROWING   SUNSHINE   COAST   .   .  Published in Gibsons, B.C. Volume 17, Number 50, December 19, 1963.  7c per copy  OF MEN'S CLOTHING  Marine  Men's Wear  Ltd.  Ph.  886-2116 ��� Gibsons, B.C.  befor  Regular controlled garbage collection was discussed by Gibsons  Council at Tuesday aignt's ��� meet-..  ing^ :.''"'' :^"j'"X"_Xx;'X" ���?-������;-���.  Barry MacDonald, provincial,  sanitarian entertained with tape  recordings of various-people expressing their views. Most were  in favor even if taxes were increased/'Some liked the, present,  voluntary system with the: proviso that all should be made to  use it.     '������ ���..  Council informed Mr. MacDonald that it Had in thev past given  considerable thought to the problem and found itself unable to  settle the matter without increased taxation, also _ the fact ;suoh  collectibn would require some  policing. *  The issue came to the fore following a complaint from Ken's  Lucky Dollar Store garbage was  not being picked up to his satisfaction. Mr. Kelly explained he  had difficulties not of his making  in collecting the ;store. garbage  owing to traffic "problems^ A  council committee will .check the  situation:    ;..' ������~<^-> --���'���-'������  y--  Suggestions were made for a  partial tax and partial collection method, or an entirely tax  set up which would make collection  completely > compulsory.  The Public Utilities Commission 7 has agreed to the village  bylaw covering an .increase in  water connection rates from .$30  to $50. A suggestion in the correspondence urges the village to  consider .four inch water mams  both inside and outside the village. At present two and three  inch mains are being used. Council decided to. turn" the problem  over to Martin J. J. Dayton, consulting engineer, now looking  over Gibsons sewer and water  possibilities for future expansion.  Dayton will be asked to advise  , council on the matter.  The department,: of transport  will next year look over a pos-  s;bTe ��-::r-'a-'.: feat ^-h'-ch could.  ':-> a'? improve ���.e?t. a 'cttcr fra:���  V-o department stated. Council  has informed the department, it-  was. the users of the float who are  complainants in this. case and-,  not council.  Accounts, which totalled $732.64  ended the 1983 payment of bills  owing. .   ���  A complaint of a barking dog  disturbing their sleep was made  to council by letter by Mr. and  Mrs. Alex Sommers, 1612 Sargent  Their  letter stated the  dog  belonged to members of the RCMP.  marine  patrol   and barked   con-'  tinuously   at   night.   Council  de-;  _cjded to. write, the RCMP involved   and  obtain   satiisfaction .for;  the people disturbed by the dog's  barks. . ' ���".;  Council again decided to pay  for the power used in the Christ-"  mas street lights. The sum may  not exceed $100. ;:  No Hunting signs are held to"  bp; a- neressitv- in; the Sechelt-  Gibsoris- Municipal ��� airport area.  There , Ir also the possibility of  - a caretaker being housed there  permanently later o'v  Digbv Porter, representing the  v Sunshine Coast Tourist associa-  t?nn uri^d co��,ricil to Grant the  p^oc-a*'"-" =�� 10-r��T'��pn+ oer cao-  ita. DonTJ'qt'^" b^sis ��rant for  its work in 1964. Council decided  that owing to the^fact its revenues are not gomg uo >it would  continue the $50 grant of last  year. The per capita grant would  come to $109.  Mr. Porter also sought conn-  'cil's approval" for the installation of a launching ramo at the  " end of Prowse road. Council gave  its approval in principle with the  suggestion engineer Dayton look  over the proposition for advice.  The federal department of public works will be asked to remove the increasing number of  deadheads in the bay^ and vicinity.  Requring    further     space     in.;  -which to house  school   children,']  .Sechelt district school board"has?  announced a $339^000 jreferendumj  bylaw" which wiirbe" submit-eof'to";;  ^ratepayers on January, 25.<.r\ .'   * %���  This amount will include $30,000^  .for    acquiring   and    developing?  school   sites,    $246,000   for   pur--'  chasing, constructing' and xecon-.  structing    buildings    for 'school*-  purposes,   $34,500   for furnishing '  and equipping buildings and $28,-  500 for other capital expenditures _  associated with  the   referendum^  program  New sites include one for Gib-.*,;  sons Landing Elementary' school ^  to cost $20,000 and another $10,- %  000 for a future school site at Se-^  chelt. * ; ./>  "������  Construction    involved    would &  mean" $136,000  for six rooms" to"  house elementary school children |  $13,000   for  additional" rooms, at "  Peride r    Harbour.    Secondary  school;  $5,000 for Elphisfone: oc-,|  cupational "industrial "arts   class '  rooms   and - $1,500  for   Madeira  Park Elementary school.  School board officials point out  that the cost to the ratepayer,  most of whom will only be paying  $1. under the Homeowner grant  covering assessments will be  hardly  noticeable.   Even   if   all  New vessel replaces Mr. Chips  M.V.      Georgia     Transporter,  unique   in   the   history   of   B.C.  ; coastal shipping,  made its  first  were paying the total of their "\ public appearance on Sunday,  assessed taxation it would' ^Dec. 8. Under the command of  amount to no more than 57 c Captain Ed Wray, of Langdale,  cents per $1,000. .(the    recently    launched    vessel  Further details of the program \~took groups of interested spec--  will 'be issued bv the board be- ^tatars on'runs from Gibsons pub-  fore the referendum takes place.   vlic dock out through Shoal Chan-    .nel for a view of the Strait of  "Georgia.  �� \'- Two    years    ago,    Ed    Wray  ^xnade  maritime history  through  arrives at Sechelt  On Sunday, Dec. 15 a dream of  long standing became a reality  when Fire Chief Tom Parish of  the Sechelt Volunteer Fire Brigade took delivery of a completely new and modern fire truck at  Sechelt. .  For many years Mr. Parish  and others who make up the fire  brigade have wanted a new fire  fighting unit. Through efforts of  the brigade itself, Sechelt mum-  Credit Union  opens off ice  Pender Harbour Credit Union  is operated five days, a week,  Tuesdays through. Saturdays,  from 12:30 to 4:30. It offers the  only facility for banking and saving in the Pender Harbour area.  The permanent secretary-treasurer is Mir. G. M. Liddle, who  has been confined to hospital recently. During his asbence, his  duties have been ably;. handled  by Mr. Tom Hughes of North  Vancouver. ;     - ������ ������.,,."  Contractor for the new building was Don McLeod. Wiring and  pljumbing by Dave Gregerson;  outside clearing, drainage, etc.,  by Frank White. Building materials were supplied by WHf Harper.  With the official opening of its  new office building at Madeira  Park last Saturday, Pender Harbour Credit Union signalizes its  16th year of operation.  From its modest beginnings in  1947, in a tiny office on the pro-  perty of Stipendiary Magistrate  Len Hambly, adjoining Hassan's  Store, the local branch has reason to be proud of its new, up-to-  date quarters, ���'- and present total'  assets of over $100,000. The  branch has oveif 300 members.  The opening ceremony : was  conducted by Mrs. Martin Warnock, one of the ten original charter members :        :*   :  The new offices, which are located immediately opposite the  old Credit Union building>; have  ample space for the office of the  secretary-treasurer 'together with ���  a spacious board "room. Remainder of the area is devoted to  washrooms and storage space.  cipal council and the, outlying  areas the new truck has been received and is now in service.  The truck is a 1963 International, model 1606 with a 200 horsepower motor, the gross vehicle  weight is 21,000 pounds. Tne  truck 'i "onioned with a Water-  ous Electromatic, 625 gallon per  minute triple combination pump,  the ta^k. carries 500 gallons water. The unit is also equipped with  all aluminum ladders. It also carl  ries a full complement of fire extinguishers for an engine of this  size. ^c  The new fire truck has passed  all Canadian Underwriters acceptance tests., These -tests were  performed in" Abbotsford on Dec.  13 and were witnessed by Fire  Chief Parish, firemen Phil Jackson of Sechelt and Robert MacLeod, Canadian Underwriters'  chief engineer.'���'.-.;  The truck is now registered as  a class A pumping unit with the  Canadian Underwriters. It is reported that this will have a fay.  orable effect on insurance rates  within the area served by .the  Sechelt Volunteer Fire Brigade.  The unit was built by H. White-  house and Sons, known as the  Hub Fire, Engine and Equipment  Ltd. of Abbotsford, B.C. This  firm has recently received a contract from the City of Vancouver  to manufacture two 1,000 gallon  company  per minute    combination pump-  ��� ers.    ������'."���  ������-"��� '-x.' _"'  Mr. Whitehouse, president of  the company, with Mrs. Christine Johnston, chairman of the  Sechelt municipal council were  present with members of the Se.  chelt Volunteer fire brigade and  other spectators when the truck  was received by Fire Chief Par.  ish at Sechelt.  The fire brigade held open  house at Sechelt's fire hall. The  new truck and other equipment  was on display. This new truck  and the older ..unit puts Sechelt  high hi fire protection ratings for  villages of fits size."  The brigade how consists of 16  highly trained volunteers who at  personal sacrifice leave; their  .various jobs to answer all dis- .  tress signals including ambulance  calls as the brigade also operates ;  the Sechelt ambulance.  Dawes wed  50 years  Captain and Mrs. Sam Dawe,-  prominent pioneers of SecheJJ,  will -celebrate their" golden, wedding anniversary on Dec. 29 with  open house starting at 2:30 p.m.  They were married ,-at All'  Saints. church in Vancouver on  Dec. 30 in 1913 with Rev. H. C.  L. Cooper officiating. Mr. Dawe,  a native of Newfoundland, came  to British Columbia in 1892. Mrs..  Dawe was the first! white child  in Sechelt, arriving as an- infant  in April of 1894. Her parents,  Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Cooke have  lived in Sechelt ever since.  Capt. Dawe is a retired*, pilot  having served with the B.C. Pilot service, for many years\.He  is now a member- of: Sechejlt's  municipal council while Mrs.  Dawe is active in community  work. Mrs. Dawe's father, Mr.  Cooke, was magistrate in the  area for many years.  The Dawes have two daughters, Miss Helen in Vancouver  and Mrs. D. (Billie) Steele of  Sechelt. There are two grand-:  children, Mark and Julie Steele.  Mrs. Dawe is a life member  of St. Hilda's W.A., and the property on which St. Hilda's  church now stands was donated v  to the Anglican church by Mrs:  ���Dawe's father.  his well-known Mr. Chips, first  self-propelled log barge to be  equipped with a crane for loading and unloading its own deck  cargo. This innovation," designed  by its operator, and built on-the  Wray property at Langdale,  burned at Andy's Bay in November of 1962, after having proved  itself  highly  successful.  Although he had suffered extensive burns, Ed Wray, as soon  as possible, enrolled in a navigation course, and in the spring  of this year, acquired his Home  Trade Master's certificate. -- At  the same time, he began plans  for a larger version of Mr.  Chips.  The present vessel was built  by McKenzie Barge and Derrick,  to plans of Derek Cove AMRINA  to the specifications of Captain  Ed Wrny and assccates of Ceor-  g'n   Shinning   Ltd.  The Georgia Transporter is 80  (Continued on page 4)  The Christmas calendar of events  ^3r*.  Merchants of Gibsons  termined td Indulge^ in*1 cafof sin  ing Friday night ��� in vicinity of  fhe Shell Service station.  ,J Ths will be only a part of the  Weekend Christmas spirit. There  [will also be carol singing by local choirs; at the .Christmas tree,  jprpyided by Eric Inglis and dec-  Orated by.Gibsons and Area Volunteer Firemen, during the Satr  urday afternoon event when  Santa Claus will be available to  greet    children    and    distribute  ; are  de-    gifts.  Time of  starting  will   be,   tion. representing,a^table->Quite  arof sing:"' about ~l:;30:prt��vltHtfg^t���e ''nfo* a'number'of people haV traversed Seaview Road to look at this  holds off. The' tree is at last  year's location, opposite the old  United Church.  *     *     *  One of the .most,.ambitious..  Christmas displays ever seen in  Gibsons is on the lawn of the  Harvey Funeral Home, Seaview  road. It shows the nativity scene  w_h five tcfe-sized, characters.  All are grouped around a. manger bearing a-babe. The whole  is set up in a shake-like con struc-  ���beautifuly    amber-lighted  after dark.  scene  *  $1,785 cheque helps  LIQUOR STORE HOURS  Government liquor store. hours  for three days before Christmas  and the Monday before New  Year's Day have been announc-  ���ed and they are: Fri., Dec. 20,  Sat, Dec. 21 and Mon.,, Dec. 23  from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Hours for  Mon, Dec. 30 will also be from  10 a.m. to 9 pm.      w  In last week's paper three, of  A. E. Ritchey's municipal election votes got lost,somehow. The  tabulation reported.; he had 239  votes. It should have read 242.  How those three votes got lost  only .the gremlins know and they  never tell.  SERVICE STATION HOURS  Gibsons service stations announce the following hours for  Boxing bay: Shell Station from  9 to 12 noon; Gibsons Automotive, Chevron, from 12 noon to 3  p.m., and Sunnycrest Motors,  Imperial, from 3, to 6. p.m.  /  A .cheque;for $1,785.68 has been  turned over to St. Mary's Hospital Society for the purchase of  an. operating table for the new  hospital. This was announced at  the last meeting of Sechelt's St.  Mary\s Hospital' Auxiliary by  Mrs. C. Connor, president.  ' There was a good turn out of  members at the meeting, Thurs.,  : Dec. 12 when Mrs. J. Redman  was elected president for the  next year, Mrs. O. Moscrip, vice-  president, Mrs; A. Redman, secretary; Mrs. G. Reeves', treasurer and Mrs. B. Fearnley, publicity. These officers will be installed at the Jan. 10 meeting.  Mrs. R. Swan was chairman of  the nominating committee.  Mrs. S. Dawe presented the re-,  port of the ways and hieans com-  .������mittee, expressing deep thanks  to all who made donations of  goods from which the branch was  able to raise some of its funds.  Mrs. Dawe was complimented on  the fine work she had done during the year.  Other reports concerned publicity, finances and other commit,  tee operations. During the meeting members discussed textures  and colors of curtains and drapes  which will be used in the new  hospital. There were plenty of  volunteers for making the curtains and drapes, all being anxious to get to work on them.  The president's report showed  there were 48 active and 10 associate members. Almost $800  was raised by the two smorgasbord? during the year. The drama club presented three plays  and at the same time candy was  sold to help augment funds. The  May. Day concession was also a  profitable venture.  The president reported attending a-meeting of Indian women  to explain what the St. Mary's  Sechelt branch was doing. In  June the branch was host to the  four   auxiliaries.  -POSTAL HOURS  Post 'Office hours in Gibsons  will be:  All  day  Saturday,   Dec.   21.  Boxing Day, 10 to 11 a.m.  The Post Office will be closed  Christmas Day and will be closed at 3 p.m. the day before New  Year's Day and re-open again on  Thursday morning after )New  Year's Day.  Marrow escape  Arthur Isaac Shipley of Egmont  was travelling from the Hopkins  si^e oS Granthams JbrJHgfe art  about 6 p.m. Thursday of last  week and skidded as he was mak-  ing the turn on the Gibsons side,  hit the upper side wall and then  bounced across the highway,  snapping off a pole carrying powT  er and phone wires, finishing up  on the lower side of the road on  the proper!- now occupied by  M. R. Kitson.  Damage :to tte car amounted  to about f400. It was a Buick  sedan. Power and phones "were  out in some places for more than  three hours as a result of the  accident. Shipley while not seriously hurt, was shaken up and  bruised. ���  HHITE GIFTS  Over 40 children took part in  a service last Sunday at Wilson  Creek United Church when they  presented a pageant based on  the story of Christmas. The decorations and lighting of the Advent candles and the singing of  the many Christinas carols and'  the presentation of the many  white gifts carried out the true  spirit of Christmas.  The $64 question hereabouts is  will Santa;Claus dare to appear  at the Roberts Creek Hall -on  T)nc ��i w'fh all thr*?. war-whoops  r"hoipr through the building on  the one hand, and the unladv-  like guffaws of certain ladies in  grades 6 and 7 on the otr-*��\ to  say nothing of the antics of the  invading naw? p^ r-����?*n possibly  w'll��� brrrc these fcrr.-ards so that  he can meet the lit.ler Christmas  spirits in grades 1. and 2 and  the .Dutch y?s?tcrs :^ pjade 5.  There will be a sliver collection to defray expenses. The concert will start at 7:30 and will  be followed by refreshments  supplied by the Parents' Auxiliary. ;  * ;*     *  DECORATIONS FOR SALE  First Gibsons Girl Guides wil  sell  Christmas   tree   decoration:  at  the  Super-Valu  store  Fridaj  after school  and  all  day Saturday.  * . ��� *,    .*���'.   CHRISTMAS   JAMBOREE  A Christmas jamboree will be  presented Thursday evening at  Gibsons Elementary school starting at 7:30 o'clock. It will consist of rec-tattions, choral and  vocal and instrumental selections with a musicale in one act,  Frosty the Snowman with a cast  of 10.  * *     #   ���  SUNDAY SCHOOL CONCERT  The Baptist Sunday School (old  United Church building) will pre.  sent its annual Christmas .program on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 7:00  p.m.X All. are * cordially invited.  * *     *   AT-WILSON-CREEK   -  On Christmas Sunday, Dec. 22  the morning' service will take  place at 11:15 and Sunday school  at 9:45 a.m.,    ; ���  There will be a special Christmas service on Christmas morning at 10.15 a.m. which will be  conducted by Rev. W. Murray  Cameron of Gibsons.  SEE FILMSTRIP .  On Sunday, Dec. 15, the service at St. Hilda's Anglican  church was curtailed so as to  allow the congregation to see the  filmstrip How We Got our Chris-  mas Carols. These were shown in  the Parish Hall. i %i  71 y *"���.. rf "IF- *>- 7* -. ���'-''  ��'..-.    - v.- J   ..���   ..    .  2       Coast News, Dec. 19, 1963.  life's Darkest Moment  A WEBSTER CLASSIC;  /    i DP-tve PbW/J To PICK UP A CHRISTMAS 7ft-?e,  i?uT -rfc-V vjerie asking such outraseoos  pr ices i didn't e-Towe. Tftos-? P/rat-fstF/^k  We'tL STAND F^OR /INVITING.- WCLL, APT-Pt A  F_w AtoRe 6-)VeRs's-TkiK~s -faer it- kwow  B��TT_r.. AFT<��-f% /M-t.T?i_R-:'s wo ww co*iPea/w&  OS ToXHAVB A CHWSTAJnS  ievein  By whatever name he is called  throughout the world ��� Santa  Claus, Kriss Kringle, or Saint  Nicholas ��� this short, fat, red  bundle of jollity has given joy  to thousands of children at Christmastime.  According to tradition, every  Christmas Eve Santa Claus travels across the sky in a sleigh  pulled by eight flying reindeer  and leaves a gift for every child  in the land. To my way or thinking, this is a fine belief to foster $n fa young cbjild's mind.  Christmas, as well as being a  spiritual holiday, is also a gay,  happy celebration, and. Santa  Claus is the heart and soul of  this gaiety. ��� ���.'���"���-  Thus, a young child who does  not live an adult way of life is-  entitled to enjoy fantasy and San  ta Claus is his,early youth.  Most of us wouldn't deny that  there is a real spirit to ChrisK  mas, both religious and gay, and  for youngsters who don't grasp  the spiritual side yet, Santa Claus  exemplifies Christmas. He affords them excitement, color,  and a dash of unreality. He  broadens ,their imaginations and  heightens their appreciation of  this holiday..-;. .''   ���  To those who. might argue .that  fantasy is harmful and may prevent a child from distinguishing  reality from fancy, I' say that  as he grows older, his common  sense will change his avid belief  in Santa Claus to an .appreciation, for this fat; (jolly soul.-who  provides so much pleasure for  the younger generation.  However," /this   is   an   ever-in-  The Davis Ottawa Diary  Fred Cruice, Editor and Publisher      .Phone Gibsons 886-2622  Published,-everyThursday by "Sechelt Peninsula News i-td",  P.O. Box 280, Gibsons, B.C. Authorized as second iilass jnail for  payment of postage in cas^h. Post Office. Department,-;Ottawa.  Member Audit Bureau of Circulation, Canadian Community  Newspapers Representatives/' Canadian Weekly Newspaper ^Association, B.C. Weekly Newspaper Association..    -,  Rates of Subscription^ $3 per year, $i.75 for six months. United  States'"and-,foreign, $3 50(|per year. ���-,".    '.���X:7jXyrXX._:JyJ ... J. X  If there is any victor in the Columbia River deai.it ^ill be the  United States. Power will be part of the picture but timewilf reveal  that water is tlie��most potent factor.  The water problem extends from the far north to the Canadian-  United States border and has created considerable heat in the various states. There have been court cases right up to the United'States  Supreme Court over? water rights covering an extensive area which  now has a large population but in the next 50 years wiil have a,much  .greater population,, needing not only power, whether it be hydro.or  atomic will not matter, but water is water and there is. nothing to  Teplace.it. Synthetic water just does not exist. It is'the one item of  'daily life.which must be available. <  Establishing dams on Canadian soil will be"a. definite tbopn to  the northwestern states and the construction of further dams in the  United. States will help conserve water originating in Canada so it  can be used and re-used for power as well as irrigation and domestic  purposes. The water originating on Canadian soil will have an un-  ���estimated value as it crosses the.United States border and flows  towards other dams..  What is generaUyAknown as a population explosion will hot only  affect'the northwestern United Stages- It will also have an affect in  British Columbia and the western prairies, where deliberations are  now taking place with the object of, in years to come, utilizing water from the west coast watershed. Perhaps deliberations over power  and the Columbia River are chiefly riot a power problem.  < -  More interest shown  The Dec. 5* municipal election in Gibsons and the competition  "between a man and a woman for a school board seat was a decided  change from what Gibsons has experienced" over many years.  It was usual for acclamations to fill seats on council. It was also  ��sual for the school board nomination to draw a blank and result in  _iri education department appointee being selected.  *.. Perhaps in the past there was a public indifference, ignorance  ���or neglect towards the affairs of the. municipality and schools. The  emergD^ce o! ~_.-��v faces, in both fields is good. While the younger  element did riot get substantial strength, they did try out their-wings -  and gained experience.  It is better for people on the outside of. the affairs of the village  and school district to. get into the swim and find out what really  makes things tick. It is one thing to be outside criticizing but it is  another matter to be on the inside having to cope wi|th criticism,  often unwarranted-    .'     x ���     ,  It snould be remembered that public officials are not outside  the pale of what is known as the Bill of Rights, they too are people,  trying to do their .best for the community in which they live. Examining them continually with a microscope leads to. the loss of the  right kind of people needed for such positions in the comihunity.  By JACK DAVIS, M.P.  Coast-Capilano. Constituency  The house of commons faced  -with no .less than ten private  members bills on the subject, recently;; decided to set up an all-  party, committee to deal with consumer credit.' Publication of the  true annual rate of interest on  small loans is the main objective  of this legislation. The possibility-that a law will soon be enacted along these lines is undoubtedly good news to many Canadians  who are "buying., more every day  on the instalment plan and who  haven't the vaguest idea as to the  true interest, rate which' they are  being charged by these lending  agencies. .;.    ; ;  Interest which members from  all corners of the house of cpm-  riaoris are showing in this legislation is a.tribute to the pioneering efforts of Senator Croll. For  " years now he has been endeavouring to get a. similar bill passed  by the senate. His view, and now  that of a majority of the members of the house of commons is  - that the public huist be better informed if it "is to keep out of the  clutches of the loan sharks and  unscrupulous money lenders.  One of the first tasks of the  new parliamentary committee  will be to review the power of  the provinces in this regard. Borrowers, in Ontario, until quite recently, were protected by an act  which set an upper limit on interest rates. However, in 1962, the  Ontario courts ruled that this  matter-is Ouside provincial juris--'  diction. If the Sujpreme Court in  Ottawa upholds this ruling the  case for federal intervention ��� becomes that much stronger.  Many people will' benefit from  this information. AH of the available evidence suggests that the  majority of Canadian purchasers  who rely on consumer credit have  little idea of the true cost of borrowing. If they did, and some  standard was used for reference  purposes, they . would be more  selective in their buying habits  and  purchases  would  be made  Christmas  in  th.  M  Peaceful co-exi$terice?  CurtaMment .in government expenditure is apparently taking;  a hold in Canada arid the United States with closing down of military  installations under the control of each.nation.  It could be that there is an easing of the cold war as the result  of the serious food, problem which has had serious repercussions in  Communistic countries, to the point where ^Russia has founds it  .necessary to import necessary materials for the making'of vodka.  One can only hope these savings will eventually find their way  'back to the public to allow more personal spending and thus get the  -countries concerned on a more solid economic basis with less governmental spending striving to keep the economy going.  0 MM MTRS tT.KtVUrS, INC.  "Weill What did you expect to find in a glove compartment?"     j  Christmas is a day children an-  t!lc^>ate witti joy.. For ' adults,  Christmas awakens the childlike  spirit, which anticipates every  new day with joyous expectancy.  The Christmas shopping season 'is a time for remembering  loved ones. The big question of  the moment is, "What would Joe,  or Jane, or Aunt Elizabeth really like?'- It is a question which  leads thought away from self  in the;love that seeks the happiness of others. And the thought  of faces filled with happy surprise��� all children's faces for  the moment ��� is a reality we  need never forsake.  Whence came this miracle of  love? the origin of Christmas is  the meaning of Christmas. It is  the substance of every gift given,  ipf every smile on the face of '  child or adult. It is the Christ,  appearing among ' nien in . a  stable at Bethlehem; it is Wise-  men beholding the star and following it to where a new idea  had appeared .The babe, Christ  Jesus, later brought to humanity the concept of Life as Love.  Jesus taught the world that there  is no living without loving and  there is no motivating power ���  no reason for thinking or doing,  ��� without love.  ��� _ Today Christmas may be heralded by' a carol-playing brass  quintet, by. commercial appeals  to shop early and avoid the rush,'  by Santa Clauses, and by mounting charge accounts, but anyone  who ;chooses to do 'so may separate the noise 0f commercialism  from the angel thoughts, which  proclaim the truth of Jesus' gift.  which are more consistent with  their own best iriterests.,  Laws along these lines are al-  .ready in effect in the United  States.. Various countries overseas also require that the equivalent yearly rate of interest on  consumer credit should be published for all to see. We, in this  country, appear about to follow  suit. Certainly if the host of pri-*  vate bills which are now being  sponsored on this - subject is' any  indication, a Small Loans act requiring our lending agencies to  offer their services in a way  which can be easily understood  will soon be on bur statute books.  Mainly  about  People  A piece of newspaper sent to  the Coast News by Mrs. R. H.  Carruthers. of Gibsons 'area revealed guerillas were operating  in the Panama area, inebriates  and the insane could go to the  Homewood Retreat for treatment, cigarmakers were on strike  recompense for a veteran, was  suggested,, an. American Express  Company office was robbed,  $340,000 was taken from a Selby  smelter company office in the  United States and the mattec of  grain handling was before the >.  house of commons.  Sounds like this piece of news- [.  paper could be from any of today's - metropolitan newspapers.  However it came from a copy  of the old Toronto Globe and  was dated Thursday, August 8,  1901.. The only difference between . today and 1901 was that  the' names had changed while  the subjects were pretty much  about the same.  An interesting part of this less  than an entire complete page  from the old Toronto Globe was  a Robert Simpson Company  Ltd., store advertisement: It offered 200 dining chairs, hardwood, golden finish, high back  with embossed carving, strongly braced, impervious seats,  regular price 80c, Friday bargain 59c.  Another pleaser: 780 yards of  all pure wool; Scotch suitings,  50 .inches wide, regular price  per yard $1, Friday bargain 50c.  Ariother: Men's, best box calf  lace boots, regular $2.50, Friday  bargain $2. Some English tapestry carpet was going at 41c. per  yard; Nottingham: curtains, for  $1.15 per pair 50 and 54 inches  wide, three-and-a-half yards  long. Ladies muslin shirtwaists  sold for 65c.       .  It should be remembered in  those days $25 a week was a  good average wage.  Among the steamship lines  advertised were some names  long forgotten such as the Allen  Line, Donialdson Line, Thomson  Line, -North German Line, White  Star Line and Red Star Line.  Some Allen liners mentioned  were the . Numidian, Parisian,  Australasian, Pretorian, Mongolian, Nebraska arid Sicilian.  : ^^[tj^x+CJi  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver and situate east of  Porpoise Bay, vicinity of Sechelt  TAKE NOTICE that Bernard  E. Starrs of North Vancouver,  occupation H.D. Mechanic, intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described lands:��� .  Commencing at a post planted  East 20 chains thence south 17.5  chains from the S.W. corner of  Lot 6715 N.W;D., thence south 5  chains; htence west 20 chains;  thence North 5 chains; thence  east 20 chains and containing  10 acres, more or less.  The purpose for which the  land is required is hoftiesite.  BERNARD E.  STARRS  Dated Dec. 7, 1963. :> ...  creasing drawback to the- Christ,  mas season that changes its real  value. This ..celebration is a joy-  ful one, honoring and celebrating  the birth of Christ, our Saviour.  Thus, it is fundamentally religious!. But today, Christmas  seems more material than spiri.  tual, and many gifts (from San  ta Claus) seems the order of the  day. I believe that if Santa mod-  , erates gift-giving and emphasizes the spiritual side of Christmas, we will have achieved the  true spirit of this festive s eason.  . ' By Marilyn Boser, grade 12;  in the    Elphinstone    Secondary  - School student paper, Gladrag.  N-  Richard McKibbin  IMSHRiiiliE  PHONE  886-&062      - GIBSONS, B.C. ;  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  MICKEY COE  Res.    CY   9-6242  Res.   BR.   7-6497  Eagle Motors Ltd.  4i61E. Hastings  N. Burnaby, B.C.  SOLO OUt  Port Mellon Community Association announces that  tickets for the New Year's Eve Dance are completely sold  out.  MERRY CHRISTMAS AND  A HAPPY MEW YEAR  We sincerely send our best wishes to everyone. May the holiday give you much comfort  and pleasure and the coming new year bring  you everything your heart desires.  We also want' to thank our loyal customers;  fpr their patronage. We appreciate your selection of us to be yotir personal pharjnacy. We  will try our best to continue operating'a good  pharmacy with dependable service and reasonable prices  i Your doctor can phone us when you need a  ^ ^medicine. -We.' will constantly .endeavor, to - keep;  ' abreast of the expanding activities in the field  of pharmacy ��� in this era of great change. We  pledge .at all times to be in the position to offer the finest of pharmaceutical services.  KRUSE DRUG STORES Ltd.  Rae W. Kruse  Gibsons Sechelt  886-2023 885-2134  Pharmaceutical Chemists arid Druggists  "^    <*  ��;**  \*J>  Special  holiday  sailings  GO B.C.  MMUlIb SUMSBli-'COAST  Extra' sailings December 21, 22, 23, 24 & 26th:  *>  Lv. Horseshoe Bay  7:30 a.m.  8:30 a.m.  9:30 a.m.  11:30 a.m.  12:30 p.m.  1:30 p.m.  3:30 p.m.  4:30 p.m.  5:30 p.m.  7:30 p.m.  8:45 p.m.  9;30 p.m.  Lv. Langdale  6:30 a.m.  8:30 a.m.  10:30 a.m.  11:00 a.m.  12:30 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  3:00 p.m.  4:30 p.m.  6:30 p.m.  7:00 p.m.  .8:30;p.rii;  11:00 p.m.  EARL COVE ��� SALTERY BAY  /.' Regular winter schedule in effect  BRITISH COLUMBIA  FERRY AUTHORITY  ..816 Wharf Street, Victoria, B.C.  For Infbrniation: Horseshoe Bay 921-7411  . ���������>:.:.���������   Langdale 886-2372 3       Coast News, Dec.  19, 1963.  Interesting hats and decorations can be made from the new  plastic materials that are available. With the aid of a little mistletoe even the small 'fry "can have their moments, particularly when  someone has a camera available for a quick shot.  Toys for inquisitive boys  Small boys can't resist the urge  to take a toy apart the moment  they receive it. Maybe it's natural curiosity, or devilment, but  whatever it is, the result is often  a shattered toy.  II.  ItlllKS Mil!  2 Stores to Serve you  GIBSONS  886-2109  SECHELT  885-20021  Ladies Wear is our ONLY  Business  Working on the theory "If you  can't beat 'em, join em," Rose-,  dale Plastics International Limited of Toronto is producing a  group of toys especially designed  to satisfy the destructive impulse. They're called pull-aparts  and take aparts\ . . and they go.  back together agaHifi, good as  new.  Pull-aparts are for the riur  sery set. Brightly colored steam  rollers with wheels that pull off  with just a little tug, then snap  back on again, just like a mammoth snap fastener. /'  For the two, to six group there  are take-aparts. Sturdy -tow  . trucks and fire engines that: have  all their parts bolted together  with polythene nuts and bolts.  Polythene wrenches, just the  right   size, : are     included  CUSTOM TRACTOR WORK  Trenching ��� Landscaping ��� Rotoyating  Driveways, etc. ��� Gravel and Fill  HUMUS TOP SOIL  Ed  Phi 886-7764  teenage problems  (By C. D. SMITH)  to  * ���  The Auxiliary to the Roberts  Creek Legion held its last meeting of 1963 on Dec. 2. Final arrangements were made for the-  childrens Christmas tree, Dec;  21. The usual donations will be  sent to the .Veteran's1 hospitals,  Saint Marys and gifts to Esson-  dale. No whist will be held in  December.  Elections were slated to take  place, but all officers of last  year went in again by acclam-  mation. They are: President,  Thyer, 1st yicje president At-  trili; 2nd. vice Ellis, Sergeajit-at-  arms Davidsori, exec. Fossett.  Sear, Hughes, ~ treasurer Clark,  secretary Quigley, Standard  bearers   Cope   and   Davidson.  .  The bazaar and tea was held  on Dec. 6. Mrs. Thyer announces that she could not hold the  $25 raffle as all the stubs did  not arrive in time. She will  -have it at the earliest possible  date. The door prize was won  by Mrs. Margaret McLeod of  Davis Bay, grocery hamper,  Bob Davidson's dog; Mrs.- A.  Bachelor of Sechelt and Linda  Horvath. The mystery box was  won  by   Mrs.   Bessie   Clark.  Take care  of your tree  Christmas trees,J^y^mbply^t'  gaiety; and ^happiricss, vtoO-^often  become: a^ mass 'of' 'flames and  a symbol of disaster.  Trees, decorations, and special  Christmas costumes should all  be chosen with special care and  protected from fire. The, Federation, All Canada Insurance,  which represents more than 220  Canadian fire, automobile, and  casualty insurance companies,  makes these recommendations  for safety in the home during  the Christmas season.  Choose a srriall Christmas  tree, it will be less hazardous  than a larger one.  Keep trees away from stoves,  heaters and fireplaces.     -  Keep the base of the tree in a  ��� container of water to ��� keep the  tree   moist.  Use good quality electric  lights on '��� the tree,  not candles.  Check your lights for any defects which might cause short  circuits.  Be sure that Christmas lights  do not overload the electrical  circuits in your home.  ': '��� Keep papers/ gifts and other  inflammable articles away from,  the base of the tree until Christmas eve. '  Do not use paper, gauze-like  materials or other highly inflammable cloths for children's costumes.  Check carefully for burning  cigarette butts after every party  or gathering in your home.  Always turn out electric tree  lights when room is unoccupied.  THE   WEEK'S    LETTER:    "I  am 15 years old, A friend of  mine lives in another state. She  came to see me. We.taked about  lots of things and, then she asked me if I was expecting company. I said; 'no. '������ Then she told  me we were old enough to have  company. I told her I thought  .1 was too young. My mother  said I was. too young, also.  Right or wrong?"  OUR REPLY: Don't be in a  hurry to have company and to  get aboard the dating merry-go-  round. Your mother is right arid  so are you. Don't concern yourself with what others do. ���  There is a pretty standard  argument teenagers give when  their, parents tell them .they are  -SOCCER  J The   following   are  the   scores  for games held on Dec. 8, 1963.  Sechelt, Warriors 1, Gibsons  United 0.  Sechelt Residential 5, Gibsons  Merchants 0. ~  Roberts Creek 2, Sechelt Legion 2.  too young to have dates or go  steady. It goes something like  this, "Why not? Jeanne and Jill  have dates and they are no older  than I am."  This is no argument. Maybe  Jeanne and Jill have dates,  without their parent's ' being  aware of the fact. Maybe their  parents know it and don't/ care.  This is a sad state of affairs.  This writer is unable to understand how a teenager can be  happy with the knowledge that  his    or   her parents   just don't  care what they do, or what happens to them.  Most parents do care, fortunately, and that is why one  of the biggest problems a teenager faces is becoming "old  enough" to date with parental  approval.  At fifteen, a girl is old enough  to go to parties and socials that  are properly chaperoned.  Whether she is old enough to  have "dates" is another question  entirely.  If you have a teenage problem you want to discuss, or an  observation to make,: address  your letter to FOR AND ABOUT  TEENAGERS. ��� Coast News.  Dieter's TV & Hi - Fi Service  Service calls between Wilson Creek and Port Mellon  SAVE MONEY - BRING YOUR SET IN  OPEN 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m- ���FRIDAY 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  Phone-886-0384 ��� GIBSONS  ; WATCH THOSE ADDRESSES  This Christmas, thousands Of  parcels and Christmas cards will  not be delivered because of the  lack of proper addressing or pro.  per packing. Make sure your  Christmas mailings reach their.  ' destination. Double check the address and add extra strong string  to your parcels; A parcel worth  sending is a parcel worth receiv-'  WINDOW GLASS  MIRRORS  ALUMINUM WINDOWS  and  STORM DOORS  SEE VIEW GLASS  GIBSONS ��� Ph.;886-2848 or SS6S404  Sunshine Coast Directory  R. H. (Bob) CARRUTHERS  Oil  stoves  and  heaters cleaned  and serviced  Port Mellon to Earls Cove  Phone 886-2155  CREST ELECTRIC  Domestic wiring, rewiring  v and  alterations  ELECTRIC HEATING  ?' FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 886-9320 evenings  THRIFTEE DRESS SHOP  "Personalized Service"  .  .y Agents  :! r -fc"-Browdv Bros. Florists .->...  ���" -'-X. Anne's Flower Shop  ;���? Phone 886 9543  TELEVISION  SALES AND SERVICE  Dependable-Service  Richter's Radio - TV  !.*' ���   Fine Home  Furnishings  Major Appliances  ',. Record Bar  Phone 885-9777  GIBSONS ROOFING  Ph.   886-9880  TAR & GRAVEL  also  DUROID ROOFING  MOVING & STORAGE  SWANSON BROS.  Box 172, Sechelt. Ph. 885-9666 for  Bulldozing, Backhoe and front-  ment gravel, fill and road gravel,  septics,   drainage field, r .,..���  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  Radios, Appliances,  TV Service  .Hoover .Vacuum -Cleaners..  Gibsons Electric  Authorized GE Dealer  Phone 886-9325  See us for all your knitting requirements. Agents- for Mary  Maxim Wool.  GIBSONS  VARIETIES  Phone 886-9353  SUNSHINE COAST    ~~~"  TRAILER PARK  1 mile west of Gibsons on Hiway.  Roomy Parking, Plenty of Water  Large recreation area  Bus passes park site.  Phone 880-9826  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  Cold. Weld Process ���  ' Engine, Block Repairs  Arc, Acy Welding  " '-  Precision Machinists  Ph. 886:7721 . Res.  886-9956  GIBSONS PLUMBING  HEATING ���  PLUMBING  Complete installation  Quick  efficient service  Phone 886-2460 or 886-2191  CHAIN SAW CENTRE  ' WILSON CREEK, B.C.  Dealers for PM  Canadien,  McCulIoch and Homelite Chain Saws  A Complete  Stock  of Machines  7  and JParts for Maintenance  ",v arid Repairs..  Telephone 885-9521  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTORS  SIM ELECTRIC LTD.  SECHELT  Phone 885-2062  REID'S  .:���:.'    WORLD WIDE MOVING  Long distance moving anywhere  in B.C., Canada _ U.S.A.  A Complete Service  When your lighting-f ails, don't  be in the dark about where  to find jriELECTRICIAN fast.  \ Look in the  YELLOW PAGES,  where YOUR  FINGERS DO  WALKING  LA^D   ACT  NOTICE   OF   INTENTION TO  APPLY   TO  PURCHASE  LAND  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver and situate East Side  of Sechelt Inlet.  TAKE NOTICE that Raymond  Clarke of Sechelt, occupation  Truck Driver intends to apply  for permission to purchase the  following described lands:���  , Commencing at a post>planted  East 20 chains thence South 22.5  chains from the S/W corner of  Lot 6715; thence South 5 chairis;  thence West 20 chains; thence  North 5 chains; .thence East 20  chains and containing 10 acres,  more or less.  The purpose for which the  land is required is for a home-  site.  Dated 26 October,  1963.  RAYMOND CLARKE  886-2192  ; Gibsons  MU 3-1393  Vancouver  . 992 Powell St.  BACKHOE  and   LOADER  ' AIR  COMPRESSOR,  and ROCK DRILL  DUMP TRUCKS  Contract or hourly rates  Also  SAND. CEMENT GRAVEL  ROAD FILL and TOPSOIL  W.   KARATEEW,   Ph.  886-9826  .. We use   '       .  Ultra Sonic Sound Waves  to .clean your watch  and jewelry  CHRIS' JEWELERS  Mail Orders ?  Given Prompt Attention  Ph. Sechelt 885-2151  SHERIDAN   TV-  SALES AND  SERVICE  RADIO ��� APPLIANCES  Ph. 885-9605   MASONS G_\-^GE~  Dunlop'tires &, accessories  Electric welding,  Wheel balancing  Truck and car repairs  NORTH ROAD ���GIBSONS   '.   Ph. 886-2562  ��� ���        -���  TV ��� Furniture ��� Appliances  J. J. ROGERS & CO., LTD.  Sunnycrest Plaza���Ph.  886-9333  Conventional 1st Mortgages  on Selected Properties  Canada Permanent Mortgage  Corp.  apply  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  representative  Gibsons 886-2481  D. J. ROY, P. Eng. B.C.L.S-  LAND  SURVEYING  SURVEYS  P.O. Box 37,   Gibsons  1334 West Pender St.,  Vancouver, 5 Ph. MU 4-3611  SCOWS     ���     LOGS  SECHELT TOWING  & SALVAGE Ltd.  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-4425  I & S TRANSPORT LTD.  Phone 886-2172  Daily Freight Service to  Vancouver  Local & long distance moving  Local pickup and delivery  service  . Lowbed  hauling  A. E. RITCHEY  TRACTOR WORK  Clearing, Grading, Excavating  Bulldozing, Clearing Teeth  FOR RENTAL  Arches, Jacks, Pumps  Air Compressor,  Rock Drill  Concrete Vibrator  Phone 886-2040  NORM BURTON  Your Odd Job Man  Carpentry Work, House Repairs,  Drainage Tiles laid, etc.  Res., Pratt Rd.,   Gibsons   Phone 886-2048      GENERAL REPAIRS  CHIMNEY   SWEEPING  OIL STOVE MAINTENANCE  E.   LUCAS,  884-5387  FREE ESTIMATES  PENINSULA     PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  Formerly Rogers Plumbing  c or. Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES AND SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK A. DECKER  BAL BLOCK,  GIBSONS  EVERY WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS - 886-2166  C & S SALES  For.all your heating  requirements  Agents for ROCKGAS  PROPANE  Also Oil Installation  Free estimates  Furniture  Phone  885-9713  L. GORDON BRYANT"  NOTARY PUBLIC  at  Jay-Bee Furniture and  Appliance Store  Office Phone 886-2346  House Phone 886-2100  PROFESSIONAL  HORSESHOEING  W.  GERLACH  European trained farrier  By appointment 5 horses or more  Phone 886-7729   Peninsula Cleaners  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula  PhORe 886-2200  SMITH'S HEATING  CHIMNEY  & OIL STOVES  CLEANED  Phone 886-2422 Coast News, Dec.  19, 1963.       4  SO MUCH TO DO!  There's so much to do these  busy days before Christmas. Perhaps you've put off mailing your  Christmas cards and gifts to  friends and neighbors. Don't wait  any longer. Remember, to ensure  local delivery by Christmas, you  should mail before Dec. 17.  More than 200 attentf IWh  H&^.mri0^.  annual game banquet  READY  MIX  CONCRETE  P & W DEVELOPMENT CO.  Ph.   886-9857 ���  Gibsons  MEETINGS  of  JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES  BIBLE STUDIES: Tues., 8 p.m.  at Gibsons, Granthams, Davis  Bay, Selma Park, Sechelt (2),  West Sechelt.  MINSTERY    SCHOOL:    Thurs.,  7:30 p.m.  SERVICE    MEETING:    Thurs.,  8:30 p.m.  PUBLIC TALK: Sun., 3 p.m.  WATCHTOWER STUDY: Sun.,  4 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall at  Selma Park.  No Collections  Sechelt   Peninsula    Rod _ and  Gun Club held its  tenth annual  game banquet .^on Sat., Dec. 7 in  the  Roberts  Creek Hall.  A   hot  dinner of venison, moose and elk  was enjoyed by over 200 guests.  The banquet was opened when  the   president,   Mr.   Harry : Batchelor called upon Corporal Nelson to toast the Queen and upon  Mr. Frank Newton to say grace.  Those  at   the  head table  were  Mr.   and   Mrs.   Jirn  Railton   of  Vancouver,   Mr.   and  Mrs. Bert  Wilson of Powell River,  Corpor.  al and Mrs. Nelson, Mrs. Harry  Batchelor,   Mr.   and   Mrs.   Don  Caldwell, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nygren,  Mr. and Mrs.  W. Rankin  and Mrs. Budd Fearnley.  Mr. Railton, editor arid publisher of the Northwest Sportsman magazine, spoke briefly on  the rights and privileges of  sportsmen followed by -Mr. Bert  Wilson, one of. the conservation  officers of this area, who thanked the local club for its support  and the - law enforcemerit officers for their co-operation. Corporal Nelson complimented the  club on. its banquet, spoke of  the activities of the Pemberton  Club of which he -has been a  member and of the value of Fish  and Game clubs in the community.  Mr.   Don   Caldwell,   chairman -  of the fishing committee, presented^ the first prize for the  summer salmon fishing derby to  the president, Mr. Harry "Batchelor, whose 44% lb. red.spring  won him not only the boat,'.-'but)  the club's Kingfish trophy arid  small cup. The boat had been  built by Mr. Caldwell "'.arid,' Mr.  Dan Currie in Mr. Berdette's  workshop. * The fishing committee was commended for its annual projjl-ct of supplying 200  lbs. dif frozen herring bait for  the blind of Vancouver-and for  its active support of the Junior  Program.  Mr.    Batchelor    outlined    this  program for juniors, aged 13 fo  IS, and mentioned th-it  31  had  successfully   passed   the' examination of the department o^ recreation   and   conservation    conducted   by  Senior   Conservation  Officer Roy Allen in the spring.  A second  course  is under  way .  every    second   Sunday   evening  and the graduates still meet bin  .{he   alternate  ^Sundays   tb  improve their skills on the range.  During  the latter  part of  the  evening,  the head  table provided copious snacks of fried  oysters, smoked salmon, bear,  cold  game meat and other delicacies.  The catering had been ably done .  by  Mr.   Ole   Elmholdt  and: "his  son,  Odd,   assisted in  the serving by the Sechelt Kinettes.    i  (By MARY TINKLEY)  '"- Halfmoon Bay Improvement  Association will hold its annual  Christmas dinner at the Totem  Room, Sechelt, on Sat. Dec. 14  at 7:30 p.m. There is still time  to make reservation and Mrs.  G. Rutherford or Ray Fleming  will be glad to hear from any  members and friends who wish  to  attend.    .-' ��� ���   '  Dec. 14 is also the date of the  Welcome Beach Community Association Christinas party, when  a turkey dinner will be served at  the Welcome Beach Hall at 6:30  p.m. Canon Greene is chairman  of the entertainment committee.  Visiting the Doug Foleys last  weekend was the Jim Schutz  family of Squamish.  Guest of\ the' Charites Tink-  leys was Mrs. Jerry Hynek of  Cortez Isand.  : Spending a few days at their  Redrooffs and Halfmoon Bay  homes this past week were Mrs.  Peggy Doyle, Don Ross, Alec  Ellis with (brother Dick from  Saskatchewan and the Morris  Hanleys. The Hanleys returned  from 100 Mile House, where  they have spent the summer,  just in time to greet the arrival of theirs new granddaughter,  born to daughter Wanda Graves  and her husband Bud.  Mrs. Frank Lyons accompan-  nied'Mr. and Mrs. Charles  Chestnut and Michael, spent a  few days _ in Vancouyer 'Shopping  and visiting friends.  Charles arid Arlene Chestnut attended the Grey Cup  game, v  Mrs. Jack Burrows has just returned from a shopping expedition   to   Vancouver.  Mr. H. H; Macey is resting  comfortably in Lions Gate Hospital after a mild heart attack.  .,��E-~->-��*-,.;  It'llPHOHSSIONAt A-  MICKEY COE  Res. fCY   9-6242  Res.   BR.   7-6497  Eagle Motors Ltd.  4161 E. Hastings  N. Burnaby, B.C.  Kinsman Club of Gibsons  present their annual \'l.  Sechelt news items  GET A  ROCKGAS  WATER HEATER  your lot water link  e.k! S(i our lint ol  Water Heaters NOW.  dependable, continuous  ol good hot water  .oven million'  ���satisfied inert.  C & S SALES & SERVICE  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9713  LLOYD'S STORE LTD.  Garden Bay ��� Phi 883-2253  GIBSONS HARDWARE LTD.  Ph.  886-2442  (By Mrs. A. A. FRENCH)  Mrs. C. G. Lucken entertained  the Legion ladies auxiliary to a-  ::.'Christmas   party   at  her  home.  Present were Mrs. Ray Delong,  Mrs. Dorothy Erickson,. Mrs. D.  Jamieson, Mrs: F. French, Mrs.  L. Bracket-, Mrs. M.Cpok, Mrs.  R.   Mitchell,   Mrs.   V: ' Messent,  Mrs. J. Browning, Mrs. G. Batchelor,   Mrs.   R.   M.  Thompson,  Mrs. W. E.   Handford,  Miss  E.  Burrell, Mrs. E. Riggs, Mrs. M.  Leeman,   Mrs.   T.   W.   Ritchie,  Mrs W. J. Mayne, Mrs. C. Evans, Mrs. N. "Kennedy and Mrs.  S. Waters.  Prize  winners   were  Mrs.   Thompson,  Mrs.   Kennedy  and Mrs. Delong.  Mrs. JTB. Fergusson was elected honorary president of St. 'Hilda's'' Anglican   church   Women's  Auxiliary.    Re-eleced'   president  was Mrs. S. .Dawe; vice-president,  Mrs. r E. - Taylor;   recording secretary,   Mrs.   N   Franklin;   corresponding   secretary,   Mrs.   F.  French;   treasurer,  Mrs. S. Patrick;    Girl's   Auxiliary^  leader,  Mrs. F. Stone; junior G.A., Mrs.  F. Jones; little helpers, Mrs. S.  Dawe; prayer partners secretary  Mrs. M. Montgomery; educational   secretary,' Mrs.   E.   Taylor;  united   thankoffering,    Mrs.    H.  Nelson;  social convenor Mrs. W.  L. Billingsley; sunshine, Mrs. A.  Macklin;    telephone    convenors,  Mrs. W. B. Billingsley and Mrs.  D. Erickson.  , Mrs. T. Ivan Smith* and Mrs.  Lloyd Turner were co-hostesses  at a miscellaneous shower at the  home of Mrs. Turner in honor of .  Ann Morrison who will become  the bride of Mr. David Bithell  on Dec. 28., A gailyT decorated  box was overflowing' with lovely  useful gifts from Ann's many  friends.. After opening the gifts  contests were played while the  hostesses prepared refreshments.  Those present were- the bride-  to-be's mother, Mrs. Rose Morrison, her grandmother Mrs. Roy  Gaines, her aunts, Mrs. Betty  Lumsden and Mrs. Ray Clarke,  cousins Sandra Clarke and Mrs.  Rennie . Lumsden who has just  arrived back in. Canada. ������"after  two and one half years in Germany ������ where her, husband was  -posted with the Canadian Army  also Mrs. Edna Wakefield and  Mrs. Kay Furuya. .. ,  Others were Mrs. Tom Ay tori,  Mrs. Ross Laycock,, Mrs. Fred  Ritter, Mrs. Amy, Rouse, Mrs.  . W. Parsons, Mrs. N. McPherson,  Mrs.. J. Jonas, Mrs. K.*v Nickerson, Sandra Nickerson, Mrs. A.  L. Parsons, Mrs. G. ParsonsPX  Visiting from Haney to attend  the Rod and Gun club banquet  were Mr. and Mrs. Al Fox, guests  of Mr. and Mrs. F. V. Mackenzie. Mr. and Mrs. Fox are old  time residents of Sechelt and Mr.  Fox was' one of, the earliest members of the club. .        .  Mrs. Margaret Gibson'after a  visit to her husband in Shaugh-  nessy military, hospital, reports  he is getting along very well."-  "  Mr. Charles Nickerson, now in  Shaughnessy hospital is expected home soon.  PORT MELLON  TO PENDER HARBOUR  Phone 886-2231  from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Res. 886-9949  SCHOOL HALL  $6 per couple"���- Buffet Supper  Prizes ��� Novelties  Dancing 10 to ?  Tickets from any Kinsmen or Gibsojns Shell Service  Xwm  awvalui mm  (BlIfHlillli  *i-^>^?-W��::x7$:.;  C. E. SIC0TTE  BULLDOZING SERVICE .���  Land Clearing ��� Excavating  and Road Building  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 886-2357 .���''.'"'.}  this Christmas  a yearly  subscription of  BEAUTIFUL ^  PLUS 5%  TAX ON B.C. SUBSCRIPTIONS ONLY  A scenic and floral diary and a  beautiful 6" x 8" Christmas  greeting card-FREE!  Ph. 886-2622 ��� GIBSONS  PURR  ALL WINTER LONG  WITH OUR NEW  SHELL FURNACE OIL  SERVICE-  Save Fuel with a  New Shell Burner  whe^ ih���.  NO DOWN PAYMENT ��� BUY OR LEASE ��� FREE FURNACE SERVICE  BUDD KIEWITZ - Ph 886-2133  "RADIO" CONTROLLED TRUCKS FOR YOUR  ADDED CONVENIENCE  B. C.'s.    LARGEST     S E L L I N7<B     B E E R  TM}> adydHli|ment Is riot published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or the Government of British Columbia Traffic victim fiind  NAPOLEON ��� By McBride Coast News, Dec. 19,  pays out  B.C.'s Traffic Victims Indemnity Fund has passed the $1  million mark with payments to  innocent victims of hit-and-run  drivers, drivers of stolen cars,  , uriliqensed drivers and '/ojther  irresponsible   motorists.-  A. totai, of $1,024;562 has been  paid : to 449 .British -Columbians  since the insurance industry  established the fund on June  1,   1961.  . Ken F. V. Maithouse, director of the fund, said in. a Vancouver interview thit cla'.rhs included .3S2 personal injury cases and 67 property . damage  claims. Pedestrians accounted  for 68 of the injury claims and  there were 46 claims involving  hit-and-run \ victims.  This means that the industry  has paid out more than $1 million in 29 months to. give British Cjci^umbiflhs���whether they  were pedestrians, . drivers or  car .passengers���Jfiiiancijal protection not possible through  normal auto 'insurance; These  situations , stem from the acts  of that two per cent ..of .our society which constitutes the lunatic fringe of criminal and irresponsible people, Maithouse  said.  "Insurance companies provide the fund through TVIF tc  pay claims up to $35,000 for  each applicable accident. This  amount is the same as the minimum limits of B.C.'s pink slip  insurance -requirements ��� the  highest in North America," he  said.  He pointed out that TVIF  handles claim* '.-��ust like an individual insurance company and .  that less than three nercent of  claims na'd to r��ate havp required reference to the courts  for adjudication.  "Thus it can be realized that  TVIF has much greater flexibility than- the Unsatisfied  Judgment {Fund it replaced."  he said, "in that court judgments are 'seldom necessary.  Claims can be handled snend-  ily and with a minimum of red  tape."-; '" > '">  The industry spokesman emphasized that the fund is_ riot  auto insurance, particularly  designed to replace normal  collision  coverage. X  "If   a   financially       irresDon-  be stressed  The Basic Fitness Program  of the Pacific command of the  Royal Canadian Legion Junior 01-  vmpic Training program will  be continued throughout the  winter.  The chairman of JOTP committee Bob Franklin announced  that Mr; David Abbott would  continue as program director  for a full year and is producing a winter program allowing  for major participation, at all  levels, throughout  the  province.  The objective is to get as  many children as possible to,  train to" get fit,- not just for  track and field activities in the  summer, but on a year round  basis. ; ��� -  It is expected this program  will encourage, athletes to continue in, the general fitness program, introduce; more Legion-  aires to the JOTP and increase  general interest in the commi_i-  ity.- -   ������., .    ���-���;������  There is no reason why a local school gymnasium should  not be made avaUable for this  program during i the winter  months. Volunteer physical education iSngfructors .are ava!_- .  able, equipment needs are small  and Legionaires can be counted.  on to assist in organizing schedules.:- y{  Co-operation of community  groups is essential if JOTP,  throughout Canada, is to reach  its  full potential.      V  dollars  sible motorist inflicts property  damage.to a car, the first call  is upon the victim's own collision insurance, ft the victim  has no collision coverage the  fund will pay" property damage  claims, but with a $200 deductible.    .  "Property damage claims do  not quality for TVIF payments  in hit-and-run cases," he said.  When an"-.. offending driver is  invrVver'. i- a TVTF claim., he  automatically loses his licence  untiJi arrangements are made  to repay the fund. This is usually done by small monthly  payments. In the first -eight  months of this year some $20,-  000 has been recovered by this  means.  Have   chimneys ������, cleaned   and  checked.   .   ���" --'���'  Fight  Tuberculosis  CHRISTMAS TABLECLOTHS  A bright holiday cloth wili  make your dining table the center of attention at Christmas par  ties and keep it gay for every  family meal. You can choose  from a variety - of cloths with  attractive Christmas motifs now  on the market. One of the most  striking seen, so far was homemade done thusly: Take a  plain so���d-ct)!lored cloth, and  sew on contrastng colored  Christmas trees gaily decorated with mujlti-colored sequins.  When ithe Yuletide festivit'Ves  are over, sjiimply "fremove the  decorated trees and save for  next year. This also can he  made   round.  SECHELT THEATRE  THURS.;; FRI. ��� Dec. 19 & 20  ^len    Ford,    Bette    Davis  A POCKETFUL OF MIRACLES  (Technicolor)  Starts at 8, Out at 10:30 p.m.  She will appreciate  a pair of these...  GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE  SAT.,  MON.    ���    Dec. 21 & 23  Reg.    Park,    Fay   Spain  HERCULES AND THE CAPTIVE  WOMEN  (Technicolor)  Starts at 8 p.m., Out at 10 p.m.  THtfRS.r FRL ^ Dec.  26: &; 27  Sandra Dee^ ;Johh -Gavin ���%���  TAMMY TELL ME TRUE  ���"   ��� (Technicolor)  Starts at 8, out ahlO p.m.  Styled with comfort qualities found, only  in Gracia Shoes. Featuring a cushioned  insole���ensures day-long comfort.  GIBSONS FAMILY SHOE  Phone 886-9833  SYD.  EDWARDS; Prop.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS ARE REAL SALESMEN  ItVDifferetit  Bring the family and have an enj  of Bowling by Moonli  It's Fun  e evening  Strike on the GOLD HMD PM - Win a free game  MOONLIGHT BOWLING  THURS., FRI. 4 SAT., Dec. 26, 27 4 28 ��� M0H. & TUES, Dec. 30 and 31  BOWL - A - TURKEY SHOOT, Singles  Saturday, December 21 -3 and 7 p.m.  .." /.  XMAS DAY  mis  NEW YEAR'S DAY  JAN.!  ENTRIES ACCEPTED BY PHONE  wm iwui  Fri., Dec. 20  7 to 11 p.m.  Sal., Dec 21 and 28  1 to 11 p.m..  Sun., Dec. 22 and 29  1 to 6 p.m.  OPEN  BOXING DAY  DEC. 26  7 to 11 p.m.  REGULAR LEAGl* BOWLING STARTS THURS., JAN. 2,1964  E & M BOWLADROME  PH0H. 886-2086  Sarah helps  search and rescue crews invariably, take SARAH along for the  ride when they set out on a  search for a missing aircraft.  SARAH is : no ordinary flesh  and blood female; she is made  of plastic, glass, and metal, and  her name actually stands for  Search and Rescue and Homing  transmitter-receiver. -..'.:She has  long since proved herself to be an  invaluable member of the crew  in the locating -of missing aircraft.  The transmitter half of SARAH  is carried with the survival  equipment on all RCAF aircraft.  It is about the size of the transistor radio carried by teenagers  and enables the pilot of a downed  plane to transmit radio pulses  for 25 hours. These pulses -fan  con appro���imatey 140 miles across at a height of 10,000 feet.  On RCAF search planes the radio officer operates" the receiver  half of SARAH which picks up  the pulses     transmitted  by  the  out in a cone which forms a bea-  downed airman. These signals  enable the search" aircraft to*  home in on the lost plane fronr.  as far away as 70 miles. The distance varies with the terrain.  The radio ��� pulses sent out by  the downed airman are picked  up as blips of light on the smalt  TV-like screen on the SARAH  receiver. . The search plane is  then able to lock-on to the signals". The moment it passes over  the downed plane blips of light  cease, indicating to the radio officer that he is directly over the  missing plane. The'" search aircraft then turns, back and descends until a visual sighting is  made. ..-'��� .  DEATH POSTPONES DINNER  The Christmas party and turkey  dinner planned by the Welcome  Beach Community Association  was postponed owing to the death  of Mrs. J. E. Meikle.  Over the Holidays  say "HP'please  Heine's a bright brew loir t_ie' festive season.  Smooth mellow flavor,' sparkling, zestful  clarity, World Award quality. That's Carting  Pi-teener for you. Good with good food, or pour  a friendly glass as a holiday beverage . . .  m-m-m- delicious.  CARLING PILSENER  The B.C. Beer with the Fresh Natural Flavor  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liqo.i' Cor.fol 8ovd  Of by the Government of Brltis**- "ilun&ia. 6       Coast News, Dec; 19. 1963.     ry       ���   y      ��� 1^. I       - * I k     A f "'���_���        i.     _i ���    ���,: "'  Oance party    x~ %��?��<Z2L. ^yessd  : Mrs. ^ Meikle  ��� _�� fCnntinnerl   from   nai>p   IV --  _    _��� .    ���.�����..,_    ���   .       ..   ..-.      -,'   .       -.. .    -.'-      :.-.--.-  ,The Squarenaders Dance Club  /ill  have  its  annual  Christmas  arty  on   Saturday,  Dec.  21  at  Hopkins   Hall   starting   at   8:30  plm.  All club members are expected at this event and for the  dancing Harry Robertson will do  the' calling. Guests for the evening will be the Beginners' class  from Roberts Creek. There will  be no square dancing until Jan.  .4.  CHRISTMAS GREETINGS  TO ALL OUR FRIENDS  Art and Mary Redman  Orv and Eve Moscrip  Sam and Ada Dawe  Niels and Fay Hansen and  family  Gunnar   and   Phoebe   Hanson  and  Sandra  ���Louis Hansen  Al and Rosa Swan and family  Ed and Celia Messner  Dave   and  Neita   Jamieson >  and family       '",  Eric and Ina Grafe and girls  Frank  and Harriet Newton '-'  and family  Cliff and  Peggy Connor and  Mary  Vern and Ann Richter' ������-.,  Budd and Shirley Fearnley  and girls  Louis and Pauline Benner  Harriet O. Duffy        '        f  In lieu of Christmas cards  we have sent a donation to  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary  Memorial Fund.  On Dec. 6th a miscellaneous  bridal shower was held at the  home of Mrs. R. Alsager in  honor of Miss Helen Hanna, who  will be wed on Dec. 21st to Mr.  Garry Butler.  There were 15 guests present,  close friends and relatives of the  bride-to-be.  The gifts were held  in a basket which was decorated  with pink and white pom poms  as well as the chair, in which  the guest of honor sat. Miss Hanna received some very lovely  and useful gifts. The hostess,  Mrs. R. Alsager, presented  Helen with a lovely corsage of  white carnations.  Miss Terry Hanna assisted her  sister with the gift presentation,  the bride-elect?s mother and  married sister, Mrs. R. Klein  were also present. Also Miss  Hanna's future mother-in-law,  Mrs. K. Butler and her daughter  Miss Sharon McKay and Miss  Hanna's aunt Miss  Edna  West.  Mrs. Alsager served refreshments and was assisted by her  daughters Karen and Virginia  and Mrs. J. Skellett.  BACKFILLS ��� R0ADW0RK  RETAINING WALLS  BASEMENT EXCAVATION  PILE DRIVING  BREAKWATER & FLOAT  CONSTRUCTION  Godfrey Agencies  Box 107, Gibsons���Ph. 886-9350  (Continued from page  1)  feet long and 28 feet wide,, with  a 7-foot molded depth. It is of  all-steel construction, with a specially stiffened deck, wood-  sheathed for quick handling of;  mobile  machinery.,.-���'���%���.,'  Gate and anchor winches are  hydraulically operated from the  -starbord engine via clutched  power take-off. A Bacyrus Erie  H3 crane, operated from the port  engine, through a power taker  off, has a lifting capacity of 5  tons. Power is provided1 by two  matched D333 Caterpillar enr  gines, of 180 horsepower each,  driving 48x25 propellors through  3.39 reduction gears. A 5 horsepower Yammar diesel auxiliary-  drives a 3-inch emergency pump  and a 60 amp generator.. <,.,XX.  The engine room is equipped  with completely automatic carbon dioxide flooding in case of,  fire. Pumps can utilize' sea water for firefighting or pumping,  in any of the vessel's 11 compartments. -, .-.".'. -. '  Heat is provided by a hot air  furnace pressurized .water, system. Floors are lined with half-  inch rubber asphalt, and walls  are fibreglass insulated through-'  out. _-'   -  Navigation and communication  facilities include the most up-to-  date radar set, and FM and HM  radios. Patented beaching legs  will permit the carrier to un-  , load . against rocky shores on  falling   or   rising   tides  The * cabin and crane are  mounted to ..one side to allow  maximum length deck .loads.  Trial runs indicated a speed of"  10.3 knots, running light.' Estimated speed loaded is about 7  knots. ..Some 200 tons of machinery or other cargo can be carried on deck. A fuel capacity of  12,000 gallons permits long up-  coast trips.  The vessel's complement con*  sists of Capt: E. A. Wray, master; J.'D. Perron, mate; V. B.  Logan, engineer and W. G. Lutz  cook-deckhand. Mr. Lutz worked with Ed Wray aboard Mr-  Chips. X'X'*-  The  Georgia Transporter  wiiK  operate,   officially,   from   office"  storage and dock facilities at the'  north   foot   of   Victoria   Drive';  Vancouver,  but  will   also  moor  at   Gibsons   when   opportunities ;  permit.  Mrs. Jessie Meikle, who died in  Vancouver on Dec. 12 was born  in Vancouver and had been associated with the .Halfmoon Bay  area for nearly 60. years.  In 1904 at the age of 8 and accompanied by her mother, Mrs.  William Clufob, she spent a holi.  day on Merry Island as the guest  of Mr. and Mrs. William T.  Franklin. From then on, she and  her parents were frequent visitors to Merry Island and ��� made  friends in Halfmoon Bay.  In the summer of 1908, the  Chubb family attended a picturesque wedding on; Merry Island. The' bridegroom'srNmother  hired a tug which transported the  : whole wedding party from Vancouver to Merry Island for the  marriage; of Margaret Sherburne  arid James Jeffrey. Twelve year  old Jessie Clubb was the flower  girl.  Mrs. Meikle was educated in  Vancouver and in Roehampton  England. In 1925, after her marriage to William E. Meikle, the  couple bought property at Welcome Beach where Mrs. Meikle  GARLICK ELECTED  Roberts Creek branch, Royal,  Canadian Legion elected James '  Garlick as president, Cliff Beeman, vice - president; Herbert  Morphy, treasurer; George Mortimer, secretary; William Gilbert, sergeant-at-arms, and Padre Harbord as chaplain. The  executive will include Sam Sel-  chan, Jim Thyer and Cliff Wells.  Cliff "Beeman drew the ticket  on the auxiliary $25 raffle which  was won by Mrs. P. Edmunds  with ticket 1091. There will be a  social on New Year's Eve starting at 9:30 p.m. and open house  New Year's Day from 2 to 5  p.m.  has lived ever since. Mr. Meikle  died in 1954. {  During the last war, Mrs. Meikle worked untiringly for St.  John's Ambulance and became  a superintendent of the Elphinstone brigade, and when,. due to  the man-power shortage, it was  impossible' to get qualified first  aid men for vital enterprises, she  did  invaluable work at Namu.  She was an active worker for  the VON, the Welcome Beach  Community association and many  other organizations. She also  found time to serve as a voluntary recorder for the Observer  corps. On at least one occasion,  her <keen perception ..of .-a plane  in trouble and her prompt and  efficient reporting of it,, made  possible speedy location of the  grounded plane and rescue of the  crew. ..,-...'.���  In her efforts for St. Mary's  Hospital, Mrs. Meikle never  spared herself. She was instrumental in the formation of the  first'two hospital auxiliaries, was  president of the'Redrooffs auxiliary for several years and served  Have   qualified   workmen   install, electrical"  equipment.  Sechelt  Beauty Salon  Ph.   885-9525  HAIRSTYLING  '."    designed just for you  Coldwaving ��� Coloring  Tuesday to Saturday  Make this Christmas a magic Christinas.. .bewitch her  with the sheer witchery of Phantom!  Whatever the crystal ball of the futu re holds for  the girl in your life, she'll love the flattery of a  gift of Phantom nylons. You don't have to'bt   .  clairvoyant to see her reaction to the delicate .  sheerness, the intriguing shades and perfect fit  ���  of Phantom nylons. Make this a Phantom  Christmas���in mesh-or plain-knit stylings,    .  seamless or fully-fashioned���give her your love ��� '  and the Sheer Witchery of Phantom hose.  A PRODUCT OF PHANTOM INDUSTRIES LIMITED  HAMILTON. ONTARIO  UCW meeting  The annual meeting of, the Gibsons United Church Women on  Dec. 5 was preceded by an enjoyable pot-luck., luncheon and  the singing of Chrismas  carols..  Mrs. M. Cameron presented  Miss P. Grant, past president of  Gibsons UCW with a life membership in the United Church  .Women for her devoted .work.  The Christmas bazaar was re-.  ported to be a great . .success, ;  thanks -to all who participated^:,;  The installation of officers,  committee convenors and unit  .leaders was conducted by Rev.  M., Cameron. The 1964 officers  include: president Mrs. A. Faris,  first vice Mrs. J. Stewart, second vice Mrs. R. Emerson; rec.  'sec. Mrs. A; Hanson; cor. sec...  Mrs. H. Inglis and treas. Mrs.  J.  Wicklund. -  .   The next meeting of UCW will  be held on Jan. 2  Rickard, Crawford & Go.  CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS  :announce-the.opening of an office for the practice of  ��� V their profession at  Wharf Road, Sechelt, B.C.  under the management of  S. THOMAS FRY, C.A.  Telephone 885-9515 P.o; Box 373  ���M0*0%A**��*M#��  f">^    .rv ���; rft'i-T,'  for staff holidays  1 ���  Dec. 24 to Jan. 2  Hilltop Building Supplies  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-T765 ���   ���   ;!  ���'������-.'- m  7A Christinas Gift  POEMS  ���-p".  Cafe opens  and '.  GIBSONS,  Th. 886-9543  The new Mariner, cafe in the  old Bank of Montreal premises  was opened to the public Sunday  afternoon and- about 300 people  enjoyed   its   hospitality.  This new cafe is run by William  Tweedly   and  Bob   Norris  . who have some new ideas to pre.  sent in serving the public. The  new Mariner cafe can seat 60  persons easily and can handle  up to 70. Comfortable booths  seating four persons cover both  sides of the cafe with the kitchen  area at the back. Rest rooms  are available.. -v-  ��� The pastel decorations with  curtained windows are restful .to  the eye and the good ship MV  Mariner pokes its bow out of  one wall, providing an  unusual  decorative   effect.  I  .SONNETS  ���   By L. R. Peterson ��� 75c   :  also ;..,,.-������  GIBSONS LANDING  STORY  By L R. Peterson ~-$5  available at  Coast News  4pQmM-iBfl9vMBWHiBRHQMMVQNB0  on the board of the Hospital So-  ciety. During the past two years  she was also a member of the  Sechelt Auxiliary and despite  failing health attended meetings,  regularly and supported the many  activities of that group.  Many beautifully knitted sweaters made by her over the years  have been raffled to raise money  for this cause which was so close  to her heart.  DONATE TO FUND  ���     The   following  members   of  I St.   Hilda's  Anglican  Church,  ' Sechelt, B.C., in lieu of sending   local.   Christmas    cards,  are donating an equal amount  to St. Hilda's Memorial Fund.  Mr. _ Mrs. S. Patrick.  Mr. & Mrs. W. B. Billingsley  Mr. & Mrs. J. A. Macklin  Mr. & Mrs. J. S. Browning  Mr. & Mrs. W. L. Billingsley  Mr. & Mrs. Harold Nelson  Mr. S. C. Redman  Mr. & Mrs. J. Redman  Mr. & Mrs. S. Dawe  Mr. & Mrs. F. French  Mr. & Mrs. E. Montgomery.  We wish all our Sunshine  Coast friends a7 very Merry  Christmas and a Happy New  Year.  Mr.  & Mrs.  Jim bfummond  Mr. _ Mrs. Reg Godfrey  Mr .& Mrs. Al Raynor     ���  Mick & Lorna Alvaro  Mr. & Mrs. Fred Feeney  Mrs. Lu MacKay  Mr. & Mrs. Herb Steinbrunner  Mr. & Mrs. Dave Rees  Mr. & Mrs. Ron Oram  Daisy & Frank Bailey  "Mrs. S. Gardiner  Mrs. Jessie E. Soames  Mr. & Mrs. Alex Davidson  Madge  Newman  Mr. & Mrs. Clarence E. Graham  Mr. & Mrs. Earl Bingley ,  Capt.  & Mrs.  Austin Craven  Walter & Inez Hendrickson  Irene Kullander  Mr. & Mrs. J. A. Wicklund  Jean & Bill Scott  Len & Glady Coates  Daisy _ Albert Crowhurst  Fred & Marybelle Holland  Mr. & Mrs. Fred Saunders  Clyde & Dot Parnwell  Morris  & Nancy  Nygren  Mr. & Mrs. Harry B. Winn  Mike & Pat Frontager  ;  Edna _;Ed Husby -  Doris & Tubby Skeliett  '  Mr. & Mrs.  Fred,; Corley  Mr. & Mrs. J. T. Wardil :���'  Jim & Margaret Swan  Mr. _ Mrs. Bill Feeney  Mr. & Mrs.. Gil Musgrove  The Labonte Family  Mr. & Mrs. A. "C- Puchalski.  Harold & Gladys  Stewart  Mr. & Mrs. E. H. McDannald  Mrs. E. Pay  Edith & Dick Kennett  Mr. & Mrs. R. E. Scheidegger  Mr. & Mrs. Norman MacKay  Mary &��� Harry Smith  Mrs. Winnifred Ross  Mr. & Mrs. Allan Boyes  Elsie _ Dave Herrin  Mr. _ Mrs. John Solnik  Mr. & Mrs. Fred Stenner  Len & Lois Graham  Keith & Dorothy Wright  Jock & Carol Peddie I  Mr. _ Mrs. M. O. Volen \  Mr. _ Mrs. W. S. Potter and  Katherine  Mr. & T"-:s. Bill Skellett jr.  Mr. _ LIrs. John Coleridge sr. '  Mr. <p; 7 "rs". Don Andow  Bud _ Celia Fisher  Mr. & Mrs. Allan S. Trueman  Dick & Fay Birkin  Ron & Arlene Godfrey  Cliff & Mary Gibson  Alex & Flo Robertson  Ike & Dorothy JVIason  Mr. & Mrs.- Bill Peterson  Norm,: Juariita and Buddy  Johnson ���;'������'  Mr. and Mrs. J. Lidstone  Mrs.- Melville Lovell  Mr. and Mrs. Reg. Adams  Mr. and. Mrs. George Mullett  Instead  of  sending  local  Christmas cards we halve  donated: $194.20 to Central  '���.--: Mission  mmmimimim^ Coast News, Dec. 19, 1963. 7  COMING EVENTS  Dec. 31, Plan to attend the Legion 109 Annual New Year's Eve  Dance and Frolic. Noise makers  etc; to make all-,; happy. Excellent music. Tickets from. Cliff  Beacon, Archie Crowe and Bill  Tweedly.  Dec. 31, Come to Roberts Creek  Legion New Year's Eye and New  Year's Day.  Dec. 31, Kinsmen Club New  Year's Eve Ball, 10 P-m. to ?  School Hall,  Gibsons.  BIRTHS  SIMPKINS ���-Born at home, Davis Bay, Sechelt, to Mr. and Mrs.  A .Simpkins, and viewed by  brothers and1 sister when one  minute old, a lovely Christmas  gift for us all, Anne Rosamund,  weight 10 lbs.  SUNSHINE COAST REAL  WANTED  GREETINGS  Christmas and , New Year  Greetings. May I express my  wishes to you in this way and  give special thanks for your  thoughtfulness during my illness.        Agnes D. Reynolds  Season's Greetings to all my  friends, members of St. Hilda's church and choir, Le-  gionaires and L,A. Branch  140,   Sechelt.  ^  DOROTHY ERICKSON  Wilson Creek 885-9612  DEATHS  MEIKLE ��� On Dec. 12, 1963,  Jessie Eleanor Meikle, Halfmoon  Bay, B.C.; widow of W. H. Meikle  passed away suddenly at St.  Paul's: Hospital, Vancouver. Funeral services, were held on Sat.,  Dec. 14. Cremation;  ROGERS ��� Passed away Dec.  12, 1963, Barents Arthur Rogers  of Selma Park, B.C. Survived  by his loving wife Alpha, 2 daughters. Funeral service was held  Mon., Dec. 16, 1963, from the  Harvey Funeral Home, Gibsons,  B.C. Rev: J. Fergusson officiating. Interment Seaview Cemetery. HARVEY FUNERAL  HOME, Gibsons, B:C., directors.  IN MEMORIAM  WOOD ��� In loving memory of  our husband and, father, Jona-  thon Beritly Wood who 'passed  away Dec. 22, 1962, from his  wife and family.  Until^he/iiay:breaks.,:. .; ,  And shadowsflee away.  FLORISTS ^~       ~~~  Wreaths and sprays. Lissi-Land  Florists. Phone 886-9345, Hopkins  Landing.  Flowers for all  occasions.  Eldred's  Flower   Shop,   Sechelt.  Phone 885-4455  PETS "      ~       ~~  2 purebred Welsh Corgi females,  ,7 weeks, $75 each. Phone 886-2681  "WORK WANTED  ROY'S LAND  SERVICE  Now   three   sizes   of ���' tractors  and  many   special  machines to  handle acreage   t0 garden plots  and lawns.  Roto-tilling.  The   best way to  prepare - soil.  Plowing, Disking, cultivating.  Light blade work and grading.  Mowing hay, weeds and small  brush.  Power raking lawns. Have your  lawn renewed by removing dead  grass, moss and mower clippings,  and then power swept and-fertilized. To have a" good lawn you  need this service at least twice  a year.  ROY BOLDERSON, 885-9530  Please phone evenings only.  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  KEYED UP TO  BUY tf NEW CAR?  buy one wrri* a xow-cost :  LIFE-INSURED  ^^PLRN  LORN  THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA  1955 Chev sedan, in good condition, with safety belts, radio and  heater. $750 full price. Phone  886-9504.    :   ������'���'���'  '54 Willys Jeep: Phone 886-2611.  /   '56 P>rd 4 door V8, auto, trans.,  ^ Take older model pickup in trade  Phone 886-9569.  DAVIS BAY  2 bdrm Panabode home on lovely waterfront lot, 60 x 180. This  is good. '.:';'  WEST SECHELT '  3 bdrm house on approx. 3  acres. Good buy at $7750. Some  terms.  2 bdrm house on large lot, close  to highway. $8,000 on terms.  2 bdrm house-on good lot overlooking the water. $6750 on terms.  SECHELT  Lovely 2 brdm home in village,  close to schools and churches.  $14,000 or offer,  2 rentals available in Sechelt.  For all types of insurance including Life, Contact ;  To see any of these phone:  Office:  885:2065; ory'-'-X  Eves.:  E. Surtees 885-9303  C. E. King,'885-2066  AGGETT AGENCIES Ltd.  YOUR WISH IS  OUR COMMAND  PROPERTY FOR SALE (Cont'd)  PHONE 886-2191  H. B. GORDON & KENNEH Ltd.  Real Estate & Insurance  Gibsons ^Sechelt  886-2191 885-2013  (R. F.  Kennett���Notary Public)  GIBSONS $1900 is all you pay  for a fully framed with roof on.  Ready to finish;  WELCOME BEACH choice wf.  lot with over 200' frontage. Full  price $3800.:  A few view lots left in the  Langdale Subdivision. Fully serviced,  Prices $1550  and up.  FOR THE CHOICE  PROPERTIES CONTACT  K. BUTLER REAtTT rihsurarice  Box 23, Gibsons B;C;  Phone 886-2000  Closed between Christmas and  New Year's....  We wish all Our friends a Merry Christmas and A Happy New  Year   ..''..  *'*������.*,  Evenings   please   phone   Mrs.  Baxter, 886-2496.  EWARTMcMYNN  Real Estate & Insurance  Marine   Drive,   Gibsons,  Phones:  886-2166,"Res. 886-2496  $1,500 DOWN  Modern homes under construction. Choice locations in the Vil-.  lage of Gibsons. Buy now arid  choose your own color scheme  for interior and exterior finish.  Full price  $11,500  to $13,500.,  CHARLES ENGLISH L.d.  Real Estate���Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS,  B.C.    ���    PH. 886-2481  STEELE & CR0MBIE Ltd.  Successors to Charles Steele  Real Estate. ��� Mtges, Exchanges <  13 W Broadway, Van. 10 TR 4-1611  PROPERTY FOR SALE  .  WATERFRONT LOTS  EARL'S COVE  SUBDIVISION  Adjacent to Earl's Cove Ferry  terminal on Sunshine Coast  Highway. Beautiful view of  Jervis Inlet. Excellent fishing  and boating. Good site for motel and boat rentals.  Waterfront lots   $3,500. .,.---.  View lots from $1800;  10% down. Easy terms on balance. Discount for  cash/  O. SLADEY  MADEIRA PARK,  B.C.  Phone 883r2233        ���'������';  FOR RENT  1 trailer site, beautiful view and  .safe beach. Phone 886-9813;  Waterfront cottage, unfurnished, 2 bedrooms, oil stove and  heater.' Hopkins Landing. Phorie  886-2566.  Selma Park, Tyyo bedroom; suite  waterfront, modern bathroom,  kitchen. Oil stove and heater.  Ph. 885-9367.     I.-.  One bedroom cottage at 1712 Sea  view Rd. Apply CY 9-3788 or 99  S. Skeena St., Vancouver 6.  BUILDING MATERIALS  JOHNDEKLEER  BUILDING.��� CONTRACTING  Wilson Creek, B.C.  PHONE 885-2050  Roberts Creek ��� Sunshine Coast  Highway, Taxes $1. Owner occu-'  pant, 3 rm. cottage, newly panelled,   electric  light,  good   well...  -Some, sheds, 5 acres. Only $4500;  cash  or to  available mortgage.  Trades      considered.      Charles.  Steele, 13 W. Broadway, Van. 10  TR 4-1611. ; '  3 bedroom home at Granthams  Landing. Reasonable price. Ph.  886-7754.  3 choice double frontage large  view lots,; near beach, good water supply. $1200 each, terms.  Phone 886-9813.  2x4 "No. 4 Hemlock, $39 per M,  See it for yourself at  SIMPKINSPLACE  MISC. FOR  SALiS ~        ~~~     "  6'9" skis, complete, $15. Phone  886-9606:  White short formal with jacket,  size 13, $15; baby's .stroller, $12;  wooden high chair, $3.50; bath-  inette $5. Phone 886-9601.  Flat top. guitar,v navy blue finish, new flat wound strings,- single magnetic pickup with tone  and volume controls, cord. Good  tone, neck strap and picks included:. $25. Phone   886-2187.     yy  YEAR  END  SALE  AT EARL'S  WHILE THEY LAST i  Bathroom scales  were $6.95,  now  $5.50  Electric, Kettles .  ���f..-***^    Were $11.95, now $10.00  Electric heaters <-  were $8.75, now $7.75  Camper's lanterns  were $8.95,  now $7.59  Sony Transistors ���/  were $32.95^xnow $29.00  Bar-B-Q  Stoves    .  were $11.75, now $9.95  Our loss is your gain       :i  Phone 886-9600  Thrift Shop, Selma Park, used  clothing, cheap, extra nice  Christmas dresses, new hand  hooked rug, Christmas cards;  new baby blankets, oil heater,,  books.  Sat. Sale 885-9757.  ~~     CHRISTMAS SALE      *  All merchandise 10% off . o  WALT   NYGREN   SALES  LTU;  Gibsons, Phone 886-9303     ao  Give fresh oysters to a good cook  and you have seafood supreme.  Serve them often. Available at  food stores and cafes. Oyster Bay  Oyster Co., R. Bremer, Pender  Harbour.  6 cylinder Chrisler Crown, 3 to si.  -reduction, 12 volt, spare carburetor, spare water pump, spare  Bendix solenoid, double coil arid  condenser, 6 Purolater filters; set  steel angle iron engine beds, mon.  el muffler. Clutch and reduction  recently overhauled. En.gi n e  needs rings. $390. J. Daly, Garden  Bay, B.C. Phone 883-2472.,        '.  1 used 18" cast iron furnace -  complete with casing 'arid pipes,  with F.B.iM. oil burner attach-.  ment. All in good condition. Ph.  Gibspns 886-9961, $100.;for; quick  sale.'   .'    J   ���   '��� '���������������  Boy's bicycle, $15. Phone 886-9614.  Box trailer, 49" x 62'?, $90. Phone  883-2294.  1 used .oil range, $85. r  1 propane range; A  1 used Serve! Propane refrigerator.  All good value  MARSHALL WELLS STORE  Sechelt 885-2171  MADEIRA PARK :  Semi view lots for sale  v Liberal Terms  E. S. JOHNSTONE, 883-2386  240' on Chaster Rd. x 105' deep,'  1 building on cement slab, size  28' x 32*. 1 building size 10' x 40*  on cement slab, water to property, septic tank and 220 power.  Land all cleared and two thirds  de-rocked ready for garden. For  quick sale, $2700. Phone 886-9333.  ���   .-������������     ',..'. ���  Used ' felectriicf-'^aiirtVRas^raiige8...  also" oil ranges."C _ *S"Sales,  Ph. 885-97-13,   Sechelt.  45' x 8* Rollphome trailer, 2 bed.  room furnished, including washer, dryer, TV and porch. $3500.  Phone 885-4477.  YOUR DOLLAR HAS  MORE CENTS AT  EARL'S & WALT'S  886-9600   &   886-9303  Wanted for cash, used chain saw  in working condition. Phone 886-  2490.  TIMBER WANTED  Will buy timber,  or timber and  land.  Cash.   Phone 886-9984.  ANNOUNCEMENTS  FIREPLACES  PLANTERS  FOUNDATIONS  WALLS  A. Simpkins 885-2132  WATKINS PRODUCTS  W. H. KENT, GIBSONS, 886-9976.  ~ PAUL HARDING  Framing, remodelling, finishing,  applying ceiling tile, wall boards,  lathing, shake and Duroid roofs,  gyproc filling, etc. Phone 886-2134  EVERYTHING, for .the do-it-  yourself bricklayer at Simpkins  place. Davis Bay.  PETER CHRISTMAS  Bricklayer and Stonemason  All kinds of brick and stonework���Alterations and repairs  Phone 886-7734  For guaranteed watch and  jewelry, repairs, see Chris's  Jewelers, Sechelt. Work done  on the premises. tfn  '   CREST ELECTRIC  Domestic wiring, rewiring' and  alterations from Port Mellon to  Pender Harbour. Free estimates.  Phone 886-9320 evenings.  Gfourcfo Serviced  let The People Praise Thee, O God  lllli  RAY  NEWMAN PLUMBING  &  HOT  WATER HEATING  Your  agent for  Beatty Pressure Pumps  Phone 886-9678  ALL WATER PUMPS  INSTALLED & REPAIRED  PEDICURIST  Mrs. F. E. Campbell  Selma Park, on bus stop.  885-9778  Evenings by Appointment  Tree falling, topping or removing lower limbs-for view. Insured work from Port Mellon  to Pender Harbour. Phone  886-9946. Marven Volen.  NELSON'S  LAUNDRY  & DRY-CLEANING  V   FUR STORAGE   J;  Phorie "Sechelt '885-"962r  or . in   Roberts   Creek,   Gibsons  and Port Mellon Zenith 7020  ELPHINSTONE   CO-OP  .!��� Lucky  Number .;  : Christmas Draw, Dec. 21. '  Used furniture, or what have  you? AI's Used Furniture, Gibsons, Ph. 886-9950.  Alcoholics Anonymous. Ph. 885-  9388. Box 221, Sechelt.  "    ROBERTS CREEK     .'  CREDIT UNION  Sechelt. B.C.  Phone 885-9551  Serving Gibsons through to  ;   'Halfmoon Bay  Office Hours, Wed., Thurs., Fri.,  11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Watch Repairs & Jewelry  MARINE MEN'S WEAR  Ph.  886-2116,  GIBSONS  WATER SURVEY SERVICES  Full insurance coverage on all  blasting operations. We have had  wide experience iri'this area. Try  us ���we provide'���stimates. Ph.  885-9510, Mason Rd.', Sechelt.  FUELS      ~~       ^ - ���"  COAL & VV00D  ,,.  Alder $10  XX        Maple $12  Fir $12 delivered  Bojie ���ry old growth fir $14  DRUMHELLER HARD COAL  $32 ton, $17 Yt ton, $2 per bag  TOTEM LOGS ��� $1 per box  R. N. HASTINGS���North Rd.  '���";-���- Gibsons  ,:^W,e. deliver, anywhere on the.  'Peninsula.X For prices  phone  886-9902  Alder and maple $8 per load:  Fir $10 per load delivered. Terms  cash. Apply Wyton, 886-2441.  BOATS, MARINE  12 ft. plywood boat, fibreglassed,  with 6 hp. outboard, new, $150.  Phone 885-2233.  ANGLICAN  DECEMBER 22nd  St  Hilda's, Sechelt  9:30  aan., Holy Communion  11 a.m., Church School  St. Bartholomew's,   Gibsons  11:15 a.m., Matins .  11:15 a.m;, Church School  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11 a.m., Church School  3 p.m. Evensong  Egmont  3 p.m., Holy Communion  CHRISTMAS DAY  St.  Hilda's,   Sechelt  8:30 a.m., Holy Communion  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  10:00 a.m., Holy Communion  St. Mary's, Pender Harbour  11 a.m., Holy Communion  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  11:30 a.m., Holy Communion  DECEMBER 29th  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  11:15 a.m., Carols ���  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  3 p.m., Carols    >  St. Mary's, Pender Harbour  3 p.m. Evensong  St.   Hilda's,   Sechelt   .;  ,7:30 p.m., Evensong  UNITED  Gibsons  11 a.m., Sunday School  11 a.m., Nursery  11 a.m.,  Divine Service  Roberts   Creek  2 p.m., Divine Service  Wilson Creek  11:15 a.m., Divine Worship  Sunday  School,  9:45 a.m.  COMMUNITY CHURCH  Port  Mellon  Anglican Communion 9:15 a.m.  1st Sunday of each month  Anglican Service 9:15 a.m.  3rd Sunday of each month.  United Church Service 9:15 a.m.  All other Sundays  BAPTIST  Bethel Baptist,  Sechelt  11:15  a.m., Worship  Service  7:30 p.m., Wed., Prayer  Calvary   Baptist,   Gibsons  7:30 p.m., Evening Service  Prayer Meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thurs  ST. VINCENT'S       ~  Holy Family, Sechelt, 9 a.m.  Most Pure Heart of Mary,  Gibsons, 11 a.m.  CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS  ~~  Church Services  and  Sunday School  each Sunday at 11 a.m.  Roberts   Creek  United  Church  . Radio Program: The Bible  Speaks to You, over CJOR, 600,  8:30 p.m. every Sunday  PENTECOSTAL  -. Gibsons'  ; 10- a.m., Sunday School  ���'���������' 11 a.m., Devotional  7:30   p.m.,   Evangelistic   Service  Tues., 7:30 p.m., Bible Study  Fri., 7:30 p.m.,  Young People  Sat., 7:30 p.m.,  Prayer  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  11 a.m., Morning Worship  7:30  p.m.,   Evangelistic   Service  10 a.m., Sunday School  Tuesday, 7 p.m.     Bible School  Friday, 7:30 p.m., Rally  Surtees heads Legion  Officers of branch 140 Royal  Canadian Legiori and of the ladies auxiliary of Sechelt were  installed by L. A. Schon, Legion  . zone commander from Powell  River. John Browning was chairman of the nominating commit-  'tee.������"  Legion branch officers are Ed  Surtees, president; Syd.Walters  and Ron Orchard, vice-presidents; C. G. Lucken, secretary-  treasurer; Miss Jerry Jervis, recording secretary; V. Mitchell,  sergeant-at-arms and T. G. Wall  welfare officer. Executive members will include C. Brookman,  R. M. Thompson, C King, J.  .Heskin, J-tJW-i Sheridari--and..JK..,  Coffee.  Chief Caldwell is  social  club convenor and W. J. Mayne  with C. Brookman, poppy fund.  Mr. Schon when installing the  new officers commented on the  good job done by the outgoing  president, Ray DeLong. A standing ovation was given Harry Hill  welfare officer for five years.  Mr.   Schon   also   installed  the  ladies, auxiliary  and  the  president will be Mrs. C. G. Luckeri,  with Mrs. J. S. Gibson and Mrs.  C.    Foster    as    vice-presidents;  Mrs.   George   Batchelor,   secretary; Mrs. Mary Leeman, treasurer; Mrs. W. E. Handford, sergeant-at-arms.     The     executive  committee, will include Mrs.  V.'  "Messant", Mrs. Rv Mitchell, Mrs.  ���^S^Waters^Mrs. R: M. Thompson  .and Mrs. Jean Murphy.  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Winter vehicle'  Ornamental  circlets  Short blast of  horn (pi.)  Sailor  African worm ��  that ir"7*s  eye  Made a  sound  Powerful  Quarrels  Tree-shaded  walk  To anoint  Bellow  Ireland  Give out  sparingly  Warm weather  drinks  To sum up  Brother of  Odin  PUZZLE NO. 770 A cdffee break for Christmas  8       Coast News, Dec. 19,  1963.  Contemporary   life   seldom   allows us the luxury    of hours to  spare to spend in idle conversation, but the relaxation of a coffee break is enjoyed daily, in the  -home and office. A sweet confection is wecome with the fragrant  beverage      and   Coffee     Crumb  Cake  will fill the bill perfectly  the next time you're hostess to  the neighborhood   kaffee   klatch.  This moist, close-textured cake  has a nutted crumb topping. It's  rich in color and flavor, thanks  to the tasty blending of instant  coffee, cinnamon and nutmeg.  Unlike some coffee cakes, this  one cuts beautifully when it's  still hot from the oven and tastes  delicious even when cold. Made  by the quickbread method,  it is  mixed in jig time, so it's a recipe that will be handy for family  brunches on weekends, as well as  for coffee breaks during the  week.  COFFEE CRUMB CAKE  (1,  9-inch  square)  2%  cups   once-sifted  all-purpose  flour or 3*4  cups Once-sifted  pastry flour  V/2 cups granulated sugar  4 teaspoons baking powder  P. feasooons salt  1 tsp nutmeg  2 tsp cinnamon  % cup chilled shortening  2 eggs, well beaten  114 cups cold water  2 tsp instant coffee  1 tsp vanilla  NOTICE  The Council Meeting which normally would have  been held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31. 1963,  has been put forward to 7 p.m. Monday, December  30, 1963.  JULES A.  MAINIL,  Clerk  ��^^��**n*^  Roberts Creek Legion  New Year's Eve Party  9:30 p.m.  ADMISSION $3 per person  ;���������;',.��� : ^ : ��� xj::j  Open House  New Year's Day  2 to 5 p.m.  % cup finely chopped nuts  Preheat oven to 350 deg. F.  (moderate). Grease ,a 9-inch  square cake pan. If glass oven-  ware is to be used, reduce oven  temperature to 325 deg. F. (moderate slow).  Sift together the flour, baking  powder, salt and spices into a  large mixing bowl. With a pastry  blender, cut in shortening until  mixture resembles corn 'meal.  Reserve % cup of this crumb  mixture for top of cake. To remaining mixture in bowl add  combined beaten eggs, the instant coffee dissolved in the water and the vanilla. Mix lightly  until combined.  Pour into prepared pan. Add  chopped nuts to reserved crumb  topping; sprinkle evenly on top  of cake. Bake in preheated oven  for 45 to 55 minutes or until cake  tests done in centre. Serve warm  or cold, cut into squares or fing--  ers.  Apple Date Betty is a delightful cold weather dessert. Sweet  and tangy flavors set off each  other, with delicate spicing as  an accent. For . about six servings, combine 3 cups soft day-  old bread crumbs. % cup, coarsely chopped pitted dates, 4 cups  pared, cored and sliced apples  (about 5 or 6 medium apples.)  Blend together 2 tablespoons  brown sugar, Vz cup melted butter or margarine, % cup liquid  honey, 1 tablespoon lemon juice,  1 teaspoon finely grated lemori  rind, Yi teaspoon salt, Yt teaspoon cinnamon, Yi teaspoon allspice, Y* teasrjnon ginger and 2  tablespoons water.  Grease   a 6-cup   covered  casserole. Half fill with apple mixture;    pour  half  of   liquid-spice  mixture on top. Repeat with rest  of   apple   and liquid   mixtures.  Cover  dish.   Bake in  preheated  moderate oven (350 deg.) for 40  minutes or until apples are tender.   Uncover;   bake  another 10   .  or   15   minutes   or  until   top  is  browned.  Serve warm with milk,  cream,   ice creani  or lemon or  -  butterscotch sauce.  Bend cream cheese and milk  until smooth. Stir in remaining  ingredients. Chill. Thin to desired consistency.  POULTRY STUFFING  i 6 cups dry bread cubes <  1 small onion, finely chopped  Yi tsp poultry seasoning  Yi tsp salt '    :  i  1/6 tsp pepper  Ya  cup butter or margarine  1 can  (approx.  10 ounces)  con-  ZESTY DIP  cream  1  package     (8 ounces)  cheese softened  Yi cup milk,  lean (15/8 ounces)  onion dry  soup mix.  1 tsp 'lemon juice  % tsp Wbrchestershire  :>/��. tsp. prepared mustard  densed   cream   of   celery   or  mushroom  soup  Ml'x   first    five      ingredients;  ,. pour   on   butter.   Mix  well.   Stir  ftoup   until   smooth;   pour   over  bread cube  mixture     and   toss  lightly. Stuff bird and roast as  usual.  Makes  6  cups      stuffing.  '* Note: Allow 1 to 1*4  cups  stuffing per pound of drawn bird  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE REAL SALESMEN  NAVY MOTHER ILL  Mrs. G.Mortmer, well known  as Navy Mother from Second  World War days is reported to  be ill.  J' Members of CBC-TV's Singalong Jubilee, last summer's popular  variety show from Halifax, hold a family reunion ..around the Xmas  rjtree to exchange songs, music and gifts in a special edition of the  program to be seen on Christmas Day. From left to right are Karen  Oxley, Kay Porter, Bill Langstroth, Jim Bennett and Fred McKenna.  The Management and Staff of the"     :    ;  GibsOfi Girl  Beauty Centre        ;  GIBSONS. VILLAGE  Ph.   &8��__120  Would like to take this opportunity to thank our friends and  patrons for their past patronage and wish all a Very Merry'  Xmas  and Happy. New Year.  II  GIBSONS    -  I iilllilFliU Hi'  ���CENTRE ��� ���  R. -WHITING,  D.C.  10 to 12 a.m. ��� 2 to 6 p.m.  CLOSED WEDNESDAY  Evening appointments  Marine Drive, near  Gibsons Municipal Hall  886-9843  -;'^^,/:';.JBlBS0IK    :.:;:"\-  FRI. and SAT. NIGHTS  7:30 and 9:30 p.m.  all other nights  8 p.m.  Children's Matinee Saturday  2:30 p.m.  Every Tuesday two admitted  for the price of one  THURS., FRI. ��� Dec. 19 & 20  Kirk Douglas,  Bella   Darvi  TOE RACERS  SATURDAY,   DEC.   21  Matinee  Richard Basehart  FOR THE LOVE OF MIKE  it ��� �������� iniHUtmtumt'  SAT., MON. ��� Dec. 21 & 23  Ted  Ray;  Jean  Kent  PLEASE TURN OVER  TUES., WED. ��� Dec. 24 & 25  CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS  THURS., FRI. ��� Dec. 26 & 27  Elvis  Presley,  Hope Lange  WILD IN THE COUNTRY  ���������--���������>������--���������>-���������������������*���������*������*"���**������*���**���  For further information  Ph. 886-2827  \XJXiiXyX'-JX\. ' X~XX ���  fXXX$U&V  the warmest  one  gs  .' ���'������:-. ���.'*���������  Imperial Station  Danny^s  Don's Shoe Store  Todd^s Drygoods  Douglas Variety  1 FOR YOUR  m         CONVENIENCE  PLAZA STORES WILL  4��  REMAIN OPEN ALL  ?   MONDAY, DEC. 23rd  ^m^mmimmmii  "1  Dec. 21&t p  "'���S&x.'XX .   *&'  5    9:30 fo 2:30 p.m_    ��  J. J. Rogers & Go.  Coin Dry ^lekiiing  P^ Eitglisli t litd.  Centre Service Station  er  IS TILL 9jr.m. *��   7";M-  $��!M!*!*!*!*!*!��!*!��      STtftototrtftttitftmlf    Royal Bank of Canada  J��&&t��i Coast News, Dec. 19, 1963.       9  On Saturday last     Vancouver  was invaded by the Roberts Creek  Guide   company. Instead     of   a  Christmas party the Guides went  to the Ice Capades at the Forum.  Taking  advantage of  the group  rates on the    government ferry  the party travelled by ferry and  [..^, West Vancouver bus  which nec-  ^esSB^ated a three quarter    hour  ;^wai& at Horseshoe Bay. However  ^Qiades find no difficulty in filling  !/f$vaiting minutes with fun, while  ���|jsj6ife  dispersed -to   explore; the  ^Bayi waterfront and the shoppirig  cenFre a hilarious game, of tag  .   developed on the basketball court  Arriving    in town .they enjoyed  Eaton's   special   window   Christmas in Birdiarid and then wandered along Hastings, window shopping,. Here they met Sandra Mar-  ron who  sent greetings to  her  friends  and  especially  the   Gibsons  Guide .Company; In- Wood-  warjdsftHeXparty^splitv into small;  groupsto shop aridj look around.  It was a good thing the Guides  had not planned to. visit with Santa Claus, because the queue was  taking one and a half hours to  reach Sarita's knee, y    ..-���'.'  The Ice Capades   came up to  expectations,    and     thrilled the  Guides toy the fabulous costumes  . andkaleidescopic display of the  whirling gaily   colored     figures  caught up in ever-changing spot  lights. The  skill and ��� artistry  of  the  dancing and figure   skating,  evoked our  admiration   arid delight.    The  daring,.feats  of the  clowns .and .their ,   crazy  stunts,  kep most of the.Guides breathless; '  A zany ride back to own, sar.  dined in an overcrowded^ trolley,  brought the party to Hudson Bay's  winter wonderland with an hour  to look around before closing  ; time. How.to make a mere sixteen look like half a battalion?  A most ingenious paradox split  them up into two and three as  someone ��� remarked the���'':' .store  seemed full of Guides;  A hot meal in a downtown coffee shop refreshed the Guides for  the long trip home. What do Girl  Guides do faced with a 10-15 minute wait at a busstop on cold wet  blustery Georgia St.- Stand" and  shiver and moan about the weatier? Oh no, they formed a tight  huddle in the lee of a doorway,  those inside, gradually  worming  their way out to make room for  others, hilarious  and warming.  A   surprise     presentation  was  made to the leaders on the' way  home of a beautiful 5 photograph  album, a happy thought which will  ?��ye <all, ,a.. lot: of pleasure cbllec-  |H!l_^T^the Guide photographs to-  I��K-HM^: J&nd  arranging them..'������������  mPb^^i. Gibsons Brownies raised  ;��eijne0 for their Christmas pro-  *^|ct|ififth which they bought candy for the children at. the Sechelt    Residential    School    who  will be unable to go home for  Christmas.  At their Brownie meeting last  PrlnteTlPattern^-  Printed Pattern 9392: Half  sizes 12&, 14^,. 16&, 1855,- 20#,  22Yi- Size ��� 16& requires tyz  yards 39-inch fabric.       "'; -     '���  FIFTY CENTS  (50c)  in  coins  (no stamps please) for this pattern. Print plainly SIZE, NAME,  ADDRESS and STYLE NUMBER  Send order to MARIAN MARGIN,  care   of the Coast  News,  Pattern Dept., 60 Front St. West,  '.Toronto;  Ont.  ���}.^CLIP"������  COUPON    ..FOR -���' 50c  ^FREE   PATTERN   in  big,   new  Fail-Winter.     Pattern     Catalog,  just out! 354 design ideas. Send  5Cc for Catalog.  week the candy was wrapped and  packed into 40 gaily colored  crackers.. As transportation, for  the whole group was. a problem  it was decided to let the sixes  compete for. the privilege of going  to Sechelt to; deliver the gift.  This honor was won by the  Elves and on Thursday, Wendy  Beaudoin, Leslie Harris, Ann Kendall, Elizabeth Kruse, Chris MacDonald, Kathy Potter and Cindy  Wray went with Mrs. Labonte  to Sechelt after school.  The Brownies were taken on a  tour of the school by Mother Joseph Michael and /of course ' a  crowd of little, girls who wanted  to show their visitors their own  desk in the classroom, their playroom, dining room, chapel and  their own little white bed in the  long dormitories.  'On Dec. 16, Gibsons 1st and  2nd Brownie Packs had a joint  Ghrstmas party. Candy canes  arid oranges were donated by the  Eiphinstfbne District Ladies Auxiliary. The money collected by  the 1st pack for the Save the  Children Fund was counted and  realized.  * * *'..  The Sechelt Peninsula Girl  Guide arid Brownie Association  held its annual Christmas party  at the; home of Mrs. Charlotte  Jackson in Wilson Creek where  Watch that spelling!  , The biggest problem for the do.  it-yourselfer who tackles this project is that of spelling! Make  sure you get the letters in the  correct order when you riiount  them on top of your house.  A piece of %" waterproof glue  fir plywood 3' x 4' is the complete materials list. Mark into  3', squares. Cut the long lines  between the rows of letters first  then cut out the individual  letters. Paint the  letters bright  red or bright green. *  There are fluorescent paints  on the market which will make  the letters glow at night, which  would iri'ake: them even more  attractive.  Mount by nailing a. 1" x 3"  batten along the bottom of- the  letters and secure the batten .to  your house ridge by a light  framework behind it. The message can also be mounted on the  lawn���or the letters can be hung  individually along your eaves.  NEW YEAR FROLIC  Legion Hall - Gibsons  DOORS OPEN 8 pm. ��� BUFFET SUPPER  .-J'" xy '      $4 per cpuple  Royal Canadian Legion ��� Branch 109  got the  Fuel-Bill Willies? '  ENQUIRE TODAY ABOUT METERED PROPANE HEAT ��� SO  MANY FURNACES TO CHOOSE FROM! NOW PAY ONLY  10% DOWN WITH UP TO 5 YEARS AT ONLY 7% INTEREST ^  C & S SALES & SERVICE  SECHELT, B.C.  Ph.  885-9713  ..'���'���'  GIBSONS HARDWARE Lid  Ph.   886-2442  2  3  Guiders   of   the      district  were  guests. ;..-  After toasts including one expressing gratitude' to Charlotte  Jackson the hostess, the 23 present enjoyed a smorgasbord dinner  prepared by the Association  members.  After dinner at a short business meeting Mrs. Phylis Hicks  received her Brown Owl warrant  and was presented with her pin  by Mrs. Harris Newton, district  commissioner. ���     ^  Mrs. Arlene Robinson was welcomed as Snowy .Owl to the Wilson Creek Brownies. There are  now 12 Brownies in the Wilson  Creek pack.  Mrs. Betty Williams, recently  retired Divisional Commissioner, was unable to be present to  receive gifts from the Guides  and Brownies Association, the  Guides and Brownies. She received them at her home the following day.  The next meeting of the Association will be held at the home  of Mrs. Thomas Lamb in Sechelt on Jan. 8. New merixbers  will be most welcome.     >  For all your Heating needs call  TINGLEY'S HI-HEAT  SALES & SERVICE  Expert service on all repairs to oil stoves,  heaters and furnaces  New installations of warm air or hot water heating,  tailored to your needs  Your choice of financing plans  P.O. BOX 417 Phone: 885-9636  SECHELT, B.C. or 883-9332  A    NASTY    JOLT  Fred Julian, assistant lighthouse  keeper at Merry Island received a  nasty injury recently : when an  antenna he was installing fell and.  struck him on the forehead. The  wound necessitated several stitches and Fred is still walking  around with some rather colorful  bruises.  Lovely Gifts  for Christmas ...  Smart coats. Suite, Dresses, Skirts, Blouses, Cardigans  Pull-overs, Slims, House-coats and Lingerie  In good  selection  at  H. Bishop Ladies' Wear  GIBSONS >������'��� SECHELT  886-2109 885-2002  Ladies Wear is our ONLY business  Newspapers are the only medium where people shop the ads.  TOWING SERVICE  PENINSULA MOTORS LTD.  V  Phone  DAYS  -  885-2111  NITES  -885-2155  Extra Holiday Bus Service  S.M.T. WILL OPERATE THE FOLLOWING SERVICE  ON DEC 24,26. and JAN. 1  Lv. SECHELT 3:30  Lv. ROBERTS CREEK 3:50  Lv. GIBSONS 4:10  Ar. VANCOUVER 5:45  This advertisement is not published or displayed by trie Liquor Control Board'or by the Government of British Columbia.  ; 10      Coast News, Dec. 19, 1963.  gistrate's  court  Appearing before Magistrate A.  Johnston last week Peter C. Gale  and Ed. Weismiller of Port Mel.  Ion were fined $20 and costs each  for crossing solid line on highway in passing other cars.  Wallace John Venechuk of Gibsons driving a car not equipped  with proper licence plates was  fined $10 and costs.  William Luomanpira was fined  $50 on a charge of common. assault upon . Ralph Henry Griggs  of Gibsons, while a passenger in  Mr. Griggs taxi.  Charles Larry Nichols of Pender Harbour paid a fine of $10  for parking his car in front of a  To all her friends of this  and future lives,....  The Compliments of the  Season  H.   M.   Gosden  Box 111, Gibsons.  stop  sign and  an  additional $20  for exceeding the speed limit.  Walter Loitz of Gibsons was  found guilty of driving without  due care and attention. The Loitz  vehicle struck the rear, of a vehicle driven by Frank 'Boser of  West, Sechelt, careened off. a  bridge railing, first mounting a  10 inch curb which tore a hole in  the gas tank which ignited and  started a fire in the car. Loitz  maintained that his. front wheels  had locked railing tb* accident,  but the court found the defen-  dants,��� contention was not corroborated and held, the accident  was due to negligence oh the part  of the driver.  Hubert Arnold Joe and Lloyd  Jeffries of Sechelt were fined $50  each when found in possession of  eight bottles of 'brandy on which  customs and-excise tax .had not  been pail. Liquor was forfeited to  the Crown.  Jerry Mielke  of Wilson Creek .  was fined $50  for consuming  liquor in a public place.  Ronald Murray Sim was fined  $25 and costs for being in a cock,  tail lounge when under the age  of-21   years.   .  Seven speeders paid fines totalling $175.  HAMPER WINNER  Winner of the grocery hamper  at the Canadian Legion 109 Klondike Nite was Bruce Campbell  of Hopkins Landing.  Season's Greetings  f  rom  1st. Gibsons Scouts & Cubs  Tues.., Dec. 31  5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  $2 per plctie  Children under 12 half price  ATTENTI0K  HUNTERS - FISHERMEN  WE MY  SEALSKINS  ��T  HIGHER PRICES  You ship fresh skins "FREIGHT COLLECT." No time lost for  drying. No waiting for your cheque. You may still claim the  bounty. Write now for handling and shipping instructions.  Hansen Fur Co. Ltd.  2595 - 204 St., R.R. 2, Langley, B.C. Phone 594-9811  E & M BQWLADROME  ���': (By ED CONNOR)  Midway  of  Gibson's  A  league  rolled team  high  three  of 3259  and Orphans of the sariie league;  ..team high single of 1128.  League Scores:        _.-"--.'...Xy  Gibsons   B:    Astronauts   2904,  (1034). J. Larkman 663 (269)/,J.  Chaster  661 ' (293), . V.": Reynolds  600   (323),  E.   Connor  619   (255),  F. Reynolds 601, B. Simpsori. 624  (249), E. Fisher 634, J., Lowden  625 (256), J. Graf 606, G. Elarid-  er 607. ,    \      [f  Ladies Coffee: Early Birds  2629 (949). B. Swanson 608, R.  Nordquist 679 (300), L. Campbell  631 (247), G. Hostland 559 (270),-  I. Jewett 596, K. Horvath 503, V.  Boyes 592, M. Berge 510, H.  Skytte 558. ?  Merchants: Jim's TV 2905  (1032). J. Larkman 632, A. Ed-  mbnds 672 (240), J. Rezansoff  615, B. Morrison 662 (296), J.  Lowden 699  (274).  Gibsons A:   Midway 3259,  Orphans   1-28.   J.   Davies   629,   D.  Crosby 600,  A.  Godfrey 636, K...  Swallow   649   (271),   R.   Godfrey"  696  (272), A. Robertson 607,  M.  Connor 686 (254, 262), Gwen Edmonds 639, G. Edmonds 601 (256) a  E. Connor 740 (250, 276), J. Wilson 633, T. Bailey 600  (246), D.  Bailey 252, E. Shadwell 668 (265) :.  II. Shadwell 623.  Ladies   Wed.: . Stranded   2241,  Sirens   845.   Lee   507,   I.   Jewett  esciie s  sits area  man wins  e race  Visiting Halfmoon Bay recently  X'.was Canadian government -Ready,  a new search and-   rescue ship,  *i Which  has   been   on   coastguard  ; duty for the last six-months along  the mainland shore .between Vancouver arid Prince Rupert:  , The Ready is"about 90, feet 'overall and was built in Burrard Ship,  yards at a cost of $850,000.  Under the command of Captain  Gunn with a crew of 12, the Ready  ... will    work in .close coordination  ��� with Air Sea Rescue: and all other  rescue   services.   The   vessel   is  t based in Vancouver' and can ..be  underway in answer to any .emergency within 20 minutes.'' ItXis  ���" equipped with  four water   mori-  itors for fire fighting! a derrick  on the upper .deck   for .salvage  work, life saving apparatus, emergency life saving rafts and a  fully-equipped first aid room. At  full speed,, it can make 20 knots.  The=Ready also sailed into ..Gibsons harbor Sunday morning and  tied up at the government wharf  for a brief stay.  ROBERTS CREEK  529, B. Swanson 709 (240) M.  Connor 587, M. Holland 528, F.  Raynor 508, R. Wolansky 542,  K. Taylor 551, G. Nasadyk 570,  M^ Carmichael 530.  Teachers' Hi: Hit Urns 2643  (923). B. Reed 686 (240, 247), N.  Coates 632 (246), L. Yablonski  610, E. Yablonski 637.  Commercials: Jets 2862 (988).  M. Campbell 250, B. Morrison  645 (289), J. Drummond 651, R.  Cruice 684 (245), J. Clement 647  (276), J. Marshall 616 (251), D.  Bailey 674  (267).  Port Mellon: Strangers 2842,  Hits & Mrs. 984. D. Sherman 610  E. Sherman 277, C. Sheppard 607  . (248), E. Hume 624 (262), J.  Larkman 684 (245), D. McCauley  687 (241), D. Dunham 652 (260,,  250), I. Jay 240.  Ball & Chain: Alley Oops 2713,  Ups and Downs 1023. R. Nordquist  630, M. Alsager 249, G. Hopkins  648, R. Taylor 644, E. GOT 673  (299), D. Plourde 648 (258), C.  McGivern 240, S. Basey 243.  Crown "& Anchor: Hi Jacks  2623, Bulldozers 894. D. Robinson 263, K. Austin 624 (240), E. .-  Hume 659 (261), M. Connor 625,  Gwen Edmonds 639 (257), E.  Connor 727 (251, 241).  Juniors: Hopefuls 919 (526),  RCMPers 919. Chuck Bruce 315  (171), Randy Godfrey 253 (142),  Jim Westell 203, Mike Clement  277 (160), Bob Bruce 263  (140).  SECHELT BOWLING ALLEYS  -      (By EVE MOSCRIP)  ' The return match to Cranberry Lake"��� Bowling Alley resulted  in a match win for Powell River.  Two. of our bowlers helped save  face by. taking the individual  prizes, Bronnie Wilson 1331 (296)  Andy Leslie 1435  (331).  League Scores:  Ladies: Harriet Duffy 616, Bev  Nelson 612, Mary Tinkley 265,  Mai;g Wise 262.  Pender: Don Cameron 623, L.  Granger 623, Dave McDonell 658.  Peninsula Commercial: Arvel- -  la Benner 718 (267, 355), Lawrence Crucil 788 (283), Frank  Newtori 741 (276, 275), Gordon  Freeman 708, Andy Leslie 300,  Eve Moscrip 271, 276, Dorothy  Smith 276,. Orv Moscrip 300.  Sports Club: Dorothy Smitih  700 (270), Dick Gray 672 (277),  Willie Rousseau 639, Lawrence  Crucil 639, Bev Nelson 649 (264).  Ball & Chain: Matt Jaegar 644  Marg. Neilson 629 (315), Sue  Woods 552 (261).  Ladies Matinee: Jean Eldred  670, Bessie Shaw 269.  High School: xUenda Stroshein  334 (225), Gail Ritchie 339 (173)  Jack Goeson 353 (207), Alex  Skytte 376 (226).  Pee Wees: Penny Caldwell 263,  Wendy Bystedt 171, Gary Lawson  378(189).  Ten Pins: Ray Benoit 566 (221),  J. Banchig 519 (205), Butch Ono  516, Don Caldwell 543, Pelle Poul-  sen 506, Chuck Rodway 507, Ron  Robinson 602, Roger HockriaHl  525, Harry Batchelor 512.  (By MADGE NEWMAN)  Mr. Albert Danroth was called  into New Westminster over the  weekend by the death-,of his sis. ���  ter. . '.������'.������; ���'���'  Mr. and Mrs. J. Galliford leave;  Saturday to be ��� Christmas guests  of their daughter, Mrs. W Boyte,  and^ family at Qlenayre.;  The champion savers in the  Credit Union school savings plan,  the Roberts Creek pupils, are reminded that it ^will foe ���wise Jo  save some of their Christmas money for January when the collec.  ting lady will be around again.  Terry Raines, weekend fisherman, landed a 27 pounder here on  Sunday.  Tony Kirkland who broke 2  ankle bones in a football game is  mending rapidly.  Expected guests for the holiday  season are, from Vancouver, Mr.  and Mrs. R. Eades, Teddy and  Kathie, to the R. J. Eades home:  Dave and Myrna Blake, Frank  and Bobby, to the J. Blakes';  Mrs. M. Smith and Miss Sheila  Smith, to the Newmans and Roy  Penrose, Rob and Jean Penrose,  Jeannie, Jennifer and. Billy Peri,  rose to the B. R. Raines home,  Mr. and Mrs. Don Myers from  ^Portland, Mr. and Mrs. B. J.  Smith and Robert frorii Victoria  arid Jane and Lillian Haynes of  Kamloops will be guests of rela.  tives. Mr..and Mrs. M. Pozzobom,  Mark and Lynn, of Pritchard, will  be with parents, Mr and Mrs R.  C. Johnson, Beach Ave., and Miss  Helen MacSaveney will pome  from Lytton to- her parents on  Flume Road.  Christmas will be a gala day  at W. T. Handys of Beach Ave.,  son Charlie, wife and three child,  ren, daughter Mary Horn and  family, and daughter Dale Sabo  husband and family, will all be  present at the family board.  Mr. and Mrs. R; James and  children will arrive during the  week at their summer home and  will spend Christmas here. Over  the weekend- they will entertain -  guests, Mi*, and Mrs. R. G. Bro-  dy of Seattle, and Mr. James'  sister. Mrs. B. Kennedy and Ber- .  nice Kennedy, who will remain  for Christmas.  Mrs. Norman Ewart leaves on  the weekend to visit, members of  her family in Vancouver where  she will spend Christmas. Later  she hopes to go on to Vancouver  Island to son Bill, and family,  returning to the Creek in February. s  ���:'-'. .  Mrs. Austin Ewart is in White-  horse for the winter with her  daughter and family.        '  TENDERS  Bids will be accepted for  the purchase and removal  within thirty days of the  building known as the old  Pender Harbour Credit Union  office located . at Madeira  Park, B.C. .Highest or any  tender not necessarily accepted. Closing date Dec. 31, 1963.  Address bids to: ������  Building  Sale,  c/o Board of Directors,  Pender Harbour  Credit Union,  Madeira Park,'B.C.  Running strongly from start to  - finish Fred Blakeman, 17 of Roberts Creek won the men's open ;  three mile road race, put on by  the Sechelt   Canadian      Legion, ,  Branch 140 at Hackett  Park in  Sechelt,"   Saturday,.    Dec.      14. <  Blakeman's   time    : was:  16:05.2.;  This time is 14 arid 7/10 seconds  under   the  Vancouver     Olympic.  Club Bronze  Standard     for the  sbriie distance.;   Xy-. X' -���  Mike Foley,.; 15 of Halifmoon;  Bay covered.the mile and % run  for boys; 15 years and under in  10:05; This was young Foley's  first attempt at this distance in  coiripetitiom  No contestants for the womens  x open mile and a quarter race appeared, so .'Glendys MacLeod of  Wilson Creek* ran an exhibition  Ahalf mile run "in 3:25. This time  is exceptional as Glenys is only 10  years old. ,.Considering she has ���  never run competitively over  100 yards, she did remarkably  well. She amazed the spectators  by finishing    with a    strong 60  SINGS   WITH  CHOIR  Sandra Nystrom of Gibsons is  now a member of the B.C. Telephones choral group which will  be on the air over CBUT, Channel 2 Saturday night from 10 to  10:30 p.m.  yard sprint and was fresh at the  finish.  Legion officials were disappointed by the lack of support frpm  local athletes. They maintain  they will put on the race again  next year; hoping that some .���athletic talent will emerge from the  winter and summer Junior Olympic : Training Plan.  ."������"'/��� ANNUAL'; DINNER -v .  , The Halfmoon Bay Improvement association held its annual  Chrisfimas Dinner on Sat;^Dec.  14. The evening; started with cock,  ���tails at the Pat Murphy home followed by a delightful dinner at  the Totem Room,  Sechelt.  RUG SHAMPOOING  and DEM0THING  Day or Evening Appointment  Done Right In Your  Own Home  For Free Estimates  Ph.88G-O890 ,  Royal Canadian Legion ��� Branch 140, Sechelt  le^Ieaf'S Supper & Dance  SUPPER 7:30 p.m. SHARP ��� DOORS OPEN 6:30 p.m.  Tickets Reserved $3 each  Phone 885-9669  WILL BE AT  Ken's  Monday, Dec. 23  1 lo3 p.m.  FREE TOY  to the FIRST 100 CHILDREN, so bring  on the children to have a talk to Santa  OPEN FRIDAY NITE DEC. 20  till 3 p.m.  OPEN MONDAY NITE DEC. 23  fill 3 p.m.;  REGULAR HOURS ON ALL OTHER DAYS  WATCH FOR OUR 4 RAGE VALUE PACKED FLYER  EFFECTIVE NOW TILL DECEMBER 24  A Very Merry Christinas  to everybody everywhere  ���'./''���'.    .. ..'������.'������'*'      ���...  the Management and Staff of  Ken's  DECORATIONS  for  TABLE  MANTLE  DOOR  GIFT CERTIFICATES  Cut flowers and potted  is the perfeet ChHstmas  HOPKINS LANDING ��� Phone 886-9345      ORDER YOUR CORSAGES EARLY FOR THE FESTIVITIES  SEE OUR  ARRANGEMENTS  from $1.50 up  SHRUBS IN CONTAINERS  FLOWERS SENT BY WIRE


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