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Array provincial Library.  V&��torla��'.8*  C.  ���?*��.#   (-OLDEN ;CU1*' AWARD  .p.  -"--5   ���*"  t  COFFEE  at DANNY'S  COFFEE  HOUSE &' MOTEL  Gibsons ���  Ph.  886-9815  SERVING  THE GROWING SUNSHINE  COAST  Published in Gibsons,  B.C.' '       Volume, 17, Number 51, December 26, 1963.  7c per copy  A COMPLETE LINE  OF MEN'S CLOTHING  Marine  Men's Wear  ." .   .   Ltd- ������':':;   ' v' "  Ph.  886-2116 ��� Gibsons, B.C.  ,^'-!S  *- ��-^xv>����Wf  hrfefmns  Sechelt council drops  May the spirit of "peace on earth,  good will to men" again fill  our hearts. May we. find new  vision, courage and-inspiration in the glorious promise that is the shining wonder  !of * Christmas^,  ���Aa*t Mtox  &&*  WMti&ft;  i J[ CHRISTMAS DAY  - h��& :lilMa?W  -ed-elfr- - -> *  8:30 a.m.rHoly Communion** \  St. Aldan's, Roberts. Creek  10:00;a-m.,-HoJ^-;Coaimunion  St; Mary's- ��� *��**?* Harbour  11 a.m., Holy''Communion  St - Bartholomew's.. Gibsons  11:30 a.m., HolgOomm^bn _  ..   -'"' -""   "' "'"^ '"*, ''-i."  -    DECEMBER f29th *"  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.  AH other Sundays  BAPTIST  Bethel Baptist,  Sechelt  11:15 a.m;, Worship ^Serace  7:30 p.m., Wed.; Prayer;;.:���',  jCalvary  Baptist,' Gibsons XyX'  7:30 p.m., Evening Service;  Prayer Meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thurs  Queen's greeting  The annual Commonwealth  Christmas Message by Her: Majesty The Queen will be carried  on the CBC television arid radio  networks at 10 a.m., DecJ'25.5  On television, Christmas Day  addresses will be given by ;i Prune  Minister Lester B. Pearson and  CBC President J. A. Ouimet fol-.  lowing H.M.. The Queen. A repeat <# )Her' Majesty's'���:speech  will be heard on the network;^.  7:10 and 11:09 p.m. xy  On CBC raido, The Queen's  Message will be followed by  Prime Minister Pearson. Mr. Oui-  met's address will be heard at  8:30 a.m.   .  ^STfviHCBfrr  Holy Family, Sechelt, �� a.m.  Most Pure Heart of Mary,,  1 ''"���'   Qibspris, 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  100 quite happy  Over 100 happy Pender Harbour youngsters were entertained on Saturday afternoon last  week, at a Christmas "party in  the Legion Hall, Madeira Park.  Sponsored and organized by the  Ladies Auxiliary to the Royal  Canadian Legion, the party was  a huge success.  A film showing, by Mr. Tjor-  hern of the high school teaching  'staff,   was   a   popular   feature,  while   two  pupils   of  Mrs.   Ed*;:-  Lowe,    Barbara   Cameron ^aridr  April Walker, were a big hit in  their, novelty   dancing   number,  ; The   Irish  Washerwoman.   Mrs. -  Caryl Cameron officiated at '."the;  piano, and led the youngsters in  rbjusirig carol, singing.  The big feature, the spectacular, entry of Santa Claus, realistically portrayed, by Hugh Horn-  sey, who usually does a conscientious job of anything connected with the Legion. Hughie dis?  tributed great, big,fatherly kisses to the tots, and bags of candy  to all and sundry, and guffawed  his way right into the hearts of  all the kiddies in'\a manner that  Santa himself might have envied  ���?/'��� Legionnaires had done an ex- i  cellent job of ������' decorating the  hall with a seasonal motif, plus  a huge, decorated Christmas  tree festooned with lights; a feature that rounded off a happy affair, carried out to perfection.  Sechelt's  village council at its  te meeting   on   Wednesday  evening  of last week   ^decided to    drop  ^ further opposition to the instal-  '   lation of a system  to. discharge  . chlorinated effluent from "a" sewage    system for     the  new  St.  Mary's hospital  and the  Indian  J  reserve area,' jnto. Trail" Bay.  .   This was done after the hear-  , ing of  officials of "_  government  departments arid medical health  ,  officers for the, -" district. These  officials   announced-.work would  _ start on the .project by Jan. 15  * to allow  it to come  under  the  ^federal  "government    winter  J: works plan "and ��� also to/use-the  �� provincial government -grant, that  4 would expire, on March "31. 'The  4 laying of the pipeline into deep  water  would   be done with   the  aid of skin "divers.  '/   Councillor Bernel Gordon continued his protest     maintaining  ' he required*time' to   ' check the  answers . he,   obtained   from  the  officials  at the   meeting.  Before  -��� the vote was taken    councillors-  were asked their opinion of the.  project in jthe light of the explanations they'had"heard. Mr." Gordon was.,the. only one who pre-  <   ferred more time, to study it. The  others ' were" convinced that the  ,   system would^ riot" "be  harmful.  Present; "at .the meeting    were  all council, members'with  Mrs,.  ' Christine Johnston in the chair,.  '" William   Robinson,   regioria'f "en-"  gineer of the department of Indian affairs*,- Stanley  Copp,  regional .engineer of    the federal  . department /of health 'and ~ welfare;   Barrie   MacDonald,  provincial sanitarian  and Drs/ Walter Burtnick and Allan  Swan.-'  As the result of questions, ask-  ,���..   ed by Councillor Burriell Gordon  c._i%.7"t>- ''X> X'Z    "' W  coim^^eahied that; the "Outlet  XXXXXXr :?:���&/&. tatry wW   into > deep .water ..fo:t:ithe..-system;^  -.���-'^\  ^�������'-^^;-^-��^aee,raB1ow-:itWe:. 1.   :._..**  They might have~ been! we&-���. "* ��&P*mtimva& -rilfie systeirf  established on the beach and  discharge directly into deep water.- with hospital officials; Controlling /the chlorinator:     r.i  No. hafiriful chemicals would  come from the ^hospital. Materials such as bandages would  not reach the system because  they., would be destroyed by ;  burning.  The system-would service the  hospital,- Reserve school .and  inside plumbing installations in  reservation homes. As there is  a high water table underground  in the reserve residential area  and septic tanks cannot operate  completely, installation ���.--���'of the '  cWprinator ; system>,,��� would .benefit the area.  The use of detergents in the  hospital and their "effect da the .'  system would not be a problem  because there would be no ac--  cumulation and no foaming out- ;  side the plant.  No  problem  of ���  this  sort had been experienced ,  at   Gibsons   where  there   is   an  effluent line running out to deep  water.  With a capacity of 60 gallons  a minute, . strong tides and  plenty of" sea water available  no trouble was'.. expected in the  dispersal from the system;      '  Engineers reported that before  they set to work on the plans  the best possible advice was  sought.ilt. was.,not their .intention to - install a plant. which .  would have; to; be changed Jatet;  on.^ .->... "���  The meeting was told of one  resident Jwho ;; it was expected  would 'oppose the installation of  "the- system.: It was- explained  that anyone opposing i this ~ system should autoinatically ��� oppose  the.. building of a, breakwater ;.to  protect pleasure craft JandX bth-'  efs using its shelter. Fifty: such  sheltered craft throwing raw  sewage overboard JVwould ;:;be  more of a hazard to harbor water than the cWqrinatipn plant  water.  It  .'�����*.*-.  wwmwwmtw*mmmmmmmmmmm  bers of the -Old Age Pensioners  Organization, but the 65 present  in the Legion Hall, Gibsons, last  -Friday evening were .'all young  at heart.  They devoured plates of turkey and trimmings ^prepared by.  the Legion ladies auxiliary and  pulled bon-bons, wearing the  hats discovered inside, "then had  carols, games, bingo and exchange of presents before those  requiring transportation home  were looked after by the Chancellors Car Club;  Harry and Mrs. Mylroie were  the master and mistress of ceremonies and' withv the. aid of William Haley, chairman, kept -the  evening moving along.  When the call came for members V^ho were at least 82 years  old/ -Mrs.; Katie Morrow and.  Alex Kurizhals stood and received the applause of the younger  folk. 'The...��� Lissiman flower display was won by Mrs. Joy and  the, Co-op door prizes by Helen  Thorburn; Mrs. Hamilton and A.  E. Newman.      .  Mr. Haley commented on the  number of Roberts Creek people  who y had become interested in  the .������organization and were at-..  tending OAPO-- functions. Members of;ttfi^K-netfei5. who helped  the OAPG^lbn^ :at its meetings  were alsb^pfeserit.  One unexpected feature was  the handing put-of crowns made  from old Christmas cards by a  member of the Newton branch of  the OAPO. The cards were prepared with the aid of pinking  shears, stapled together and  when pulled out made a firm  crown for the head.  planned  Gibsons   municipal  council  learned at Tuesday night's meeting the Gibsons Recreation Com-    ... t  mission planned to work with the   . ���n; second vice-president, John  Kinsmen   club towards building    Duncan;  executive councU, Clint  would riot; kill all germs'much  in the sairie way-that treatment  of domestic tap water could not  be said,to be",free" of germs.  The 'beach -in Sechelt area  after this chloririation installation is open will still be a Class  A beach ��� because' authorities  would not regard such added  water as dangerous?  The volume- from the plant  would be .small, 60 gallons per  minute, but would increase as  the years went by.  One of the engineers took exception to the word < spewing of  water into thevjsesr feeling that  the -word had -iri unpleasant con-''  '���notation.-'"'"*'"-"      v"  The provincial pollution control board, made up of water  ; experts^: and other-people concerned with this problem would  test; samples of the bay. water  both before installation and  .after with tests every so. often  to keep tab on what is happening.' '���'"  The   treatment  plant  will   be  Double tribute  . Pender Harbour Legion paid a  double-barreled tribute to Roy  Fenn, at the annual general-  meeting la6t Friday. Roy received a standing ovation for his  conscientious efforts as acting  presiderit over much of the past  year and was unanimously elected branch president for the coming year.  Mrs. Trevor Payne also received the enthusiastic thanks for  the manner in which she had taken over the duties of secretary-  treasurer at short notice during  a period of readjustment.  Other members of the new  slate of officers for 1964 are:  First vice-president,  Bob Crich-  -     From $339,000"to 57 cents is'quite a.'drop.'v.:.- vr    :: ;  The- $339,000' is what-Sechelt School District ratepayers: are asfcr:  ed to vote on next January 2& in order the school trustees; can afc:  range--for-' more" much needed classrooms - and get along; with. its  building program. .-���.-���--.: _������.��� ���yX-.?,.'y-:or: ;yyy ?X..X';  c The 57 cents ��� is ^what-ratepayer's of the r district will, have -.added  to their taxes' to *over the: financing of the amount required?; * c   r:   .{  Actually under the Home Owner..���Grant^ riot^ riaany. taxpayers wiH;  have to^j?aiy=mo_*^than4Be required:$r;~xX^:- yiyy���X.yXyy.r;.  Mere is a breakdown of the referendum amount showing rjusfc  what.IdUistpct.^^rateRayeKfWUl pay towards .the $3  .v^To'-tf;(_osl^o_;'pro^---. ''7'.X.X..7X.7X-:..'X x7 XX777$^Mto77.y!;  7f:':J)iistxv^  , 7^i��tot$fe ��ciogr^^;^pr^ y&^(^sfvm^at^Jj7        J- ��� y "X  ,;7'7i>jan<fa^ xx;x7::7^x7X:xl777WJW7y7;i  '-  '   ���-B ;       -.r������:��� :--y.....: ^HPffiJO  Increase in i^i-l rate pir total assessment? of $32,229,448 ������ .57 mills  ;>kiii3k3i  '0^gmre$i^ns  a wading pool in Kinsmen park  for the- use of youngsters.  This pool will be of normal  wading depth, riot more:than two  feet at its deep end. Plans are  in the embryo stage at preserif.  The commission will also help  in iriiproving the park grounds.  v-:;NEXTf-;^EE��S;:'PA|��ER-- '-"  . The Coast News will be available Tuesday afternoon at stores  and will be in the mail for delivery on Thursday.  Anderson, Jim Cameron, Bob  Harper, Hugh Hornsey, Joe Sta-  cey and' Ben Vaughan. Andy  Aitchson, past president, is a  membe^ .of the executive, ex-  pffiqib.  Aii excellent turnout of members theri settled down to enjoy  a first-class clam chowder mug-  up and bull session. The clams  were made available through the  nocturnal efforts'of the youthful  progeny of one of the Egmont  members, whilst the branch is  indebted to Mrs. Frank Campbell for preparation ...of. what  proved to be a magnificent chowder.  ^Ry Mrs; M. IfEST   ;  To "the" 'cbild of yesteryear  when "CHrisbrias crept up stealth-'  ily, the school concert, marked  the beginning of the; festival season. For parerits;0nd children  alike it was an itriportant event  in the community,. riot, just-: orie  more affair to go to at the busiest  time of the year. In returning to  the old fashioned fype of "concert Gibsons Elemeritary school  recaptured some" of the majic of  those more leisurely days. .   ���  The infectious     gaiety  of the  smallest scholars', eyes sparkling  to match their haloes and "agog  -with excitement,   set  the" mood'  for the evening: The clearest of  introductions by Gordie Edwards  launched   a  program   of   varied  Christmas  entertairi'merit,   'music  and carpls.    old favorites    and  some, unfamiliar   ones,     recitations, drama 'and;'a ^delightfully  mixed up drill.team. Inclusion of  the  young  pianists  and  the accordion duet was a happy one.  Tiny charmers Shelly  Benson,  Marilyrine Musgrove, Helen Parker and Holly Walton, by Eileen  MacKenzie and nine year old Ci-  ana Watson with their Night be-  for Christmas, were  a delight..  The  Drama  Club presentation  of Frosty the Snowman was fun.  The     principal   characters  the  children played by Eileen MacKenzie,   Karen   Stanley,-^ Dougie  Oram and Bill  Skellett "and the  Snowman, Norii Veale entered so  wholeheartedly  irito  their  parts  that they    fooled    the  younger  children "in the    audience    who  stood on their chairs in their concern to see where    Frosty had  gone.  Mrs.  MacMillen  and  Mr.  Child as directors and the whole  cast can take pride in the success  of their first'presentation.  The children's melodious voices, the soloists singing with such  heartwarming sincerity reallv  brought but the true spirit of  Christmas, such as the littlest  ones with their symbolic, candles;  or'the sweetly blended voices of  Pam Boyes and Chris MacDonald  singing }Vhat Child is this,?  BOTTLE DRIVE  All day Saturday, January 4,  First Gibsons Scouts and Cubs  will take part in a bottle drive.  Those with bottles available for  the lads to pick up are urged to  have them ready in cartons'  where possible or boxes for easy  handling.  Mr.  Meyerhoff's yburig; choir,'.  '���; their controlled singing the result of many a lunch hour and af'.  ter school practise were "excellent; Their three carols were a  studv ..������ contrasting ��� tones and,  rhythms. -The "traditional old.  English Holly and the Ivy sung  asf a processional, the chiming  melody of the modern carol The  Bells are Ringing a^d the joyous  challenge of thp N^ro Spiritual,  ���'. Go Tell it on the Mountain: The  Drama Club and the choir should  give   other pnWv"   -^'rformances  ; before next Christmas.  ~- ;.���,  The   collection   raised     $74.28  which will comfortably clear ex-  . penses for'':the play-royalties,  scripts, costumes, paint and the  lumber for the-scenery and lave  a small amount with which to  start a future production..  . A complex program of this  sort N which runs like clockwork  is not achieved -without much  work by every member of the  staff, and judging by the good  attendance, rousing applause and  favorable comments a hearty  vote of thanks is accorded to all.  Zoning to  be settled  ' Sechelt's zoning bylaw which  has come before municipal council quite a number of times recently has reached the point  where a special council meeting  will be called early in January  to clarify council's position.  This will be done to allow the  mechanics of preparing the bylaw and public hearings which  would follow, before the bylaw  can reach the point of becoming  law.  Councillor Swain wanted each  mefiiber of council to have in his  possession a complete set of Sechelt bylaws so when ratepayers  asked questions he would be able  to give an answer. Council voted  to first seek information from  the department of municipal affairs on this point. It was suggested there might be too many  interpretations of any bylaw if  every councillor had to offer advice at any time. Chairman Mrs.  Johnston preferred that council  as a whole should .make any in-  terpretations that might have to  be made. \   ��,  Coast News, Dec. 26, 1963.  '���^.   * -j-  Life's Darkest Moment  A WEESTEH CLASSIC  (Bomt Mtws  Fred Cruice, Editor and Publisher       Phone Gibsons 886-2622  Published every Thursday by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.,  P.O. Box 280, Gibsons,  B.C. Authorized as second class mail for  payment of postage in cash, Post Office Department, Ottawa.  Member Audit Bureau of Circulation, Canadian Community  Newspapers Representatives, Canadian Weekly Ne;vspaper Association, B.C. Weekly Newspaper Association.  Rates of Subscription, $3 per yea-r. _���_.." .or six months. Umtecl  States and foreign, $3.50 per year.  1,900 years of inspiration  His rame was Luke. He was a physician. But history knows  Him best as the author of the most beloved story in all literature: the  Nativity story.  It has had a greater impact on the minds and hearts of men  than any novel, play or poem.  For more than 1,900 years it has been read and cherished by al!  Kinds of men. It has been translated into more than 1,300 languages  and dia'ects.-  It has inspired a tremendous library of music and masterpieces  of art. --;-���  And, as always at Christmas, this will be read in millions of  churches and homes: Fear not: for behold, I bring you good tidings  of great joy which shall be to all people: For unto you is bora this  day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. And  this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in  swaddling ciothes, lying in a manger .. . And suddenly there was with  the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,  Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace,; good will towards  men. ��� ST. LUKE :'        '7 X .' '��� .���'. ^ ��� ���;  Long before the Birth of Christ, Isaiah the prophet    predicted  "the ox knows his Owner, and the ass his Master's, crib" (Isaiah 1:3).  Because of the part animals played in the Nativity, legends have  grown up all over the world about them.  It was a widespread story that animals had the power of speech  at midnight on Christmas Eve, and that they then knelt in adoration.- ��� ���'"'���.  Bees hunimed a song of praise then, but only those dear to God  could hear them. Birds sang all night on that holy Eve, and their  song was more melodious than ever . . . and because the cow warmed the Baby Jesus with her breath, it is sweeter than that of any  animal. '..���'���'���   .=! .'������.!.'    -.'.-'---       .  The loveable St. Francis, friend to men and nature, felt that  all creation should rejoice at Christmas, and since the dumb creatures had no other way of doing so, they should have bettfer food  and inore comfort.  ' He asked that people, throw corn and grain on the streets for the  birds to enjoy the festival too, and all, ;as he" says, "for reverence of  the Son of God Whom on such a night the blessed Virgin Mary did  lay down in the stall between the ox and the ass."  The Davis Ottawa Diary  By JACK DAVIS.  M.P.  .,'   Coast-Capilano Constituency  When Canada's. ten provincial,  premiers came to Ottawa recently each was armed with a well  worded brief setting out his  views as to future federal-provincial relations. The brief which  received the most attention, at  the outset, was that submitted  by the Honorable Jean Lesage  of Quebec. One paragraph, in  particular, excited a great deal  of comment both inside and outside of Parliament.  TIr~ section of Mr. Lesage's  hri~? ���vouli, if adopted, have  seriously limited the powers of  the federal government with regard to international trade,  transportation and the establish-  in ont of monetary policy in Canada.  Mr. Lesage's brief was adamant on one point, namely that  the policy making powers of the  provinces should remain intact.  Meanwhile he was proposing that  some, if not all, of Ottawa's-  powers should be handed over to  a; series of federal-proviricial  committees.  While little more was heard  about the transfer of these powers to the provinces, the joint  committee idea caught on. A  series of federal-provincial conferences, for example, have been  set up to deal with those policy  fields  which have been shared  by the two levels of government ever since Confederation.  Each conference will be limited  to specific issues. Held throughout the year they will culminate  in a summit conference to be  held at the prime riiinisterial  level.  One such meeting has already  been held. It involved the provincial and federal ministers  concerned with industrial development." Another meeting with  regard to agriculture is to be  held before the end of December. Indian affairs comes next  and then public works. -But, easily the most interesting of these  conclaves ��� apart from the summit conference at which the  prime minister will meet the  premiers ��� is a federal-provin-  cal meeting of finance ministers.  This is now set for February,  1964.  It is significant that this meeting is to be held a few weeks be--  fore Finance Minister Walter  Gordon hands down his next  budget. One can be sure that the  views of .provincial ministers of  finance will be Heard in no uncertain terms. These undoubtedly will conflict one with the  other. However Mr. Gordon, like  the other, federal ministers and  the prime minister himself, will  have a better idea of provincial  reactions to his-proposals than  would otherwise have been the  case. '  At this  season  of giving,   we.  "are rerninded of an old saying:^  "It is not the. shilling .I give: you  that counts, but the warmth that  it carries with it from my hand."  *     *     *'���;   ;'" ���;'"-������  A father was telling us. that  the shortest night of the year is  Christmas from sundown to son.  up.  Right  after  Christmas ,  When Santa ha's beat it,  Comes the bills  When funds  are depleted.  :*    *  *  I$iMidi0mi0#!^  Talking about Santa Claus,  there was a time wheri he was  known as St. Nicholas. In many  countries good children receive,  holiday gifts '������ from the saint ori  this day. And he is riot; only the  patron saint of children arid giver of gifts ��� but the saint of  mariners, scholars^ and pawnbrokers. Now how did pawnbrokers, of all people, get into .this?  There are many legends about  St. Nicholas. Once .for three  nights in a row he threw a bag  of gold through the: open window, of a poor man who was desperately considering selling his  daughters. Over the year; the  three bags of eoic! be^rsiZ. try  pa-.v::or?::::-s sigr. z- ;r.r-.3 j; j--  en  oa'Xi. '-;������������  %    ���' sj:   ������ -5j:   ���������;..'"������; ���  Of course, about now you have  discovered a budget :s.a pian to  pay-as-you-go.;, out it  doesn't ie:.  you go anywhere   And that does  not do around Christmastime. . ,;���  *   .'*���'*.'"'.."  At this time of year you hear  much of the word goodwill. We  happened to think that -goodwill  is priced on most financial balance sheets at ?1. Odd. for such  a priceless item! X:.  (By R. R. CUNNINGHAM)  if you don't like July weather in  the  south,  go north;   if you do  like   the weather  anytiriie,  anyplace, then -you're still full of the/  Christmas spirit.  '  We'll soon know if the rockets  from Cape Canaveral have knock,  ed Santa Claus out of orbit.  '.*''.' *" '���*������'  We shouldn't remind you that  Chrstmas is when your take-out  order shifts from the restaurant  to the bank.-;:  Ah, this .merry "season,  When peace and goodwill should  ;abide; ���', .X"yyy.    ..'-"������:���/���'������" "  But I've wrapped so mariy presents    '���'.-. ;X;y- -������'*"'��� . ..'.  That I, too, am fit to be tied.  At times ;when we are doubtful that the Christmas spirit is  carried into the; other 364 days  of the year we: like ;t0 recall the  story of a bus 'driver:  - I could tell from: the bus driv.  er's greeting when : the blind  woman .got 'on that she must be  a frequent ^passenger.; She sat  down directly .behind -him ; and  they chatted as he drove. When  we reached the woman's ���stop the  driver got out and escorted; her  across the heavilly; travelled  street. He was,;chuckling as he  returned to his seat and."I noticei  the woman still standing wher=  he had 'left her.; 'She won't go  . until she ;knows I got back sa?e-.  ly," he explained. Then, with a  honk of hjs horn, he. drove away.  The woman-turned and walked  toward her home.  &  a��i��  to editor  m  Editor: With reference to your '  printed statement that I make  similar mistakes in the effusions  etc, it is, of course, ,very easy  for you or anyone else who wishes to do so to make general  statements in a matter of this  kind but should not the protector .  of the public in this case detail  the mistakes? What are the,  "similar mistakes"? The public  are entitled to know, will you  please give them details. Failing publication of this letter the  public will know that your statement is not founded on the facts.  '   B. X. Cope.  Edior's Note: Mr. Cope should  realize the editor of any newspaper has enough to do without  keeping  track of  mistakes  Mr. ���  Cope^makes. The public has all,  the details it needs."        -     -"   .,  And talking about giving,  theN  best way to  keep your  friends  is never to give them away.  TOWING SERVICE  PENINSULA MOTORS LTD.  Phone  DAYS  -  885-2111  NITES - 885-2155  . GIBSONS.  niiKiiNstrii  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  I  IN  Vi'Ken you need irers  living space, the fastest way  \  to find REAL ESTATE  ;   _   JsiniUe  '����� YELLOW PAGES,  ' where YOUR  e   FINGERS .DO  WALKING  *  o     wh!'a  *  *  We'll drink and eat apler.ty,   ''-..  Our money wiU-aH.be'sp-..:-.  We'll likely forget the very th:-?  For which Christmas was; really  meant.  ���   #' ��� '*'.'."���* ..-,;'���  If you don't like January weather in the north, then go south;:  .,;���     ; ;���;...      .......   ������;. :    -���-������^,::  I'r_     ���dreaming   of  Christina;.  And not the, kind you think  It's a white' refrigerator    ;   ,  And a white rie^- kitsheri sirik,  u  I  I  !  j        FISHING TACKLE  [        Commercial & Sports       '  Interior i Marine^    t;  '"'.   1^ 883^415"';.'  Complete stock of  What shall w6 offer?  The shepherds brought their simple faith,    Yi  The wisemen offered gold'  And costly frankincense and myrrh;     ���     *">   '       "'���'���.  Each brought his gift of old..  What shall we offer on Christmas Day?  Feast of the things of earth? X.y  Or thought attuned to angels' songs ���  Gift of our own new birth?  Kathleen O'Connor in The Christian Science Sentinel.  WE ARE PREPARED FOR  THE NEW YEAR'S PROBLEMS  ��     v. > "  - Opcrr.i:ncj a pharmacy is more complicated  than in the past. Instead of haying to stock a  few hundred herbs and'chemical as in the past;  we now have more than 4000 different prescription medicines in stock, the odds are that the  ingredients * in your last prescription were ] not  known five or ten years ago. -   <   .���  *  " ^  We will, continue to add" new discoveries as ,  soon as they are available, so we wil be-able  to fill any prescription, even those prescribed by  physicians in other cities.  Your doctor can phone us when you need a  ^medicine. We; s-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.  Bae W. Kruse  C:bsons Sechelt,  8Sb-_-fl23 > 885-2134  Pharmsceutical Chemists and Druggists  This New Yea^s Eve... when it's  ft>r the read  T9  Fine whisky, in moderation, plays an important v  part in the art of gracious living.  Knowing when to make a "gracious refusal" plays  an equally great part in the art of sensible living. .  This is especially"true wheri. the New- Year's party-  is breaking up... .when you're about to drive home  and someone suggests, "How about one for the road?  This New. Year's Eve, if you are doing the  driving,iisay: "Yes, I'll have one for the road.  But, please make it coffee!" *  THE   HOUSE   OF   SEAGRAM  MEN   WHO   THINK   OF   TOMORROW... PHACTICE   MODERATION   TODAY  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control .Board or by the Government of British Columbia. Turkey---the ^d  Wishing all my friends and customers  a very Merry Christmas and a  Happy New Year  Ron Cole  Cole's Iron Works  "     Sunshine Coast Highway ���  Don and Marge  Gibsons Electric  ��  Christmas Greetings (  i& r,.^,,^.:~.x[jxx^. ;r ���>  Management and Staff    ;     ;/  Peninsula Hotel  f!rift��_%ftitt��-��-��_^^  Let's-say Christmas is? just  over���and many sad looking reminders   face  the     homemaker.  ., The refrigerator has a myriad of  small dishes���withr a piece - of  this and a few spoonfuls ?of that,  two sad-looking onions that ; nobody* found room for, arid Mr.  Turkey is just a shadow of his  former self.  It's surprising to everyone  ihat appetites the day after  Christmas seem to reriiain unaffected by the quantities of food  .��� so recently consumed.  A new dish can.be one which  helps to dispose of the turkey  problem and will create an ..unusual and delightful mixture of  flavor. It is a casserole Precipe  which can be prepared early in  the- day to give. the homemaker  time for. visiting wjth fnends^ before popping it in the oven for  dinner. Here it is:;-X.X'X:XxXy  CREAMY    TURKEY     NOODLE  CASSEROLE ���.'"'.'',"  1 8-ounce package medium nood  les.;': Jy ' '���"'������    ;-x...  2 tablespoons  butter   or   marg  arine  Vz   cup; chopped  'celery "(some'  tender ��� leaves);<C' -���  1 4-ounce can sliced mushrooms:  1 package of/onion soup-;  1 pirit  commercial  sour  cream.  Yt cup milk v  Yi cup light scream-'.'..'���  2 cups turkey meat, cut into inch.  cubes  2 tablespoons grated  cheeseJ.X.::  Cook noodles according to  the  . package directions; drain. In  small frying pan melt butter  ���r margarine. Saute celery arid,  mushrooms five minutes^ or until celery is tender. Stir package  of  onion   soup     into  the    vsbur ,  scream.; Xy ������'X:'X :������  Xx-    ''���  Combine  cooked  noodles,   eel- j  i  eryy mushrooms   and ���..'  ihirkey.  Stir. in  onion; sOup-sour ���:?   cream,  sauce and turn into a two quart  casserole.  Sprinkle  with  cheese.  Cover and bake in  a  moderate-  .oven (350 deg. F.) for 30 minutes.; ; Remove cover arid brown,  under broiler. Garnish with /���; parsley. This will make a large casserole to serve 8-10 people.  Prthtetf Pattern  uifl^^fl^^-  New Accessory Shift ��� a light,  quick-tp:sew , shaping   you   can  'dress up or down for many occasions.  Make   it  in. two. other  lengths.  /'; J:-. "������  Printed Pattern 9369: Misses'  Sizes 10,���.-I2;:44,vl6, 18. Size 16  requires 3% yards 39-inch fabric  FIFTY. CEN5TS (50c) in coins,  (no stamps pjease) for this pattern. Print plainly SIZE, NAME,  ADDRESS and STYLE NUMBER  Send order to MARIAN MARTIN, care of the Coast News,  Pattern Dept., 60 Front St. West,  Toronto, Ont.  CLIP    COUUPON    FOR    50c  FREE  PATTERN in  big,   new  Fall-Winter     Pattern     Catalog,  just out!  354 design ideas. Send.  50c for Catalog.  PARTY DIP  1 can   (1%   ounces)   Onion  Dry  Soup Mix  2 cups sour cream  3 tablespoons blue cheese,  crumbled  Combine   all   ingredients;    blend  well. Chill. Makes about 2 cups.  Serve with crackers, chips, etc.  SHRIMP DUNK  . 1 package  (8 ounces)  cream   -  cheese, softened  Yi cup milk  f  1 can  (1%  ounces)  Onion Dry  Soup Mix  Yz cup finely chopped cooked  shrimp  5 droi:s Tabasco  Blend   cream   cheese   and   milk  until smooth.  Stir in remaining  Coast News, Dec. 26, 1963.   ',.  3  ingredients.   Chill.   Thin   to   desired consistency.  RUM HARD SAUCE  In bowl, soften Y% cup butter-  Add 1 cup confectioners' sugar  (icing sugar), a little at a time;":  beat until creamy and smooth.  Stir in 1 tablespoon rum. Chill  until hard. Makes % cups sauce.  ��     ���      .    "y v ��� ���     ��� ��� ��� ...  M To all my friends in Sechelt and vicinity a Very  Merry Christmas and the  best of Health during the  New Yea*.7-7  ,-A. A. CAWLEY  E WISH to take this opportunity of thanking Dr.  Alan Swan and all of the men who were so helpful in getting me to Vancouver in what I am  '���: sure   was   record j time. This was directly re  sponsible for my complete recovery.  We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all  the friends and well-wishers for the kind enquiries on my  behalf. , -  Sincerely yours for a Happy Christmas  Mr. and Mrs. N. Watson and Family  R. H. (Bob) CAJKKUTHEKS  Oil  stoves  and  heaters  cleaned  and serviced   7  (    Port Mellon to TJarls Cove      Phone 88B-3355  CREST ELMTTRIC  Domestic: wiring, :rewii_ag  and  alterations '  ELECTRIC HEATING  , FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 886-9320 evenings    ���  THRIFTEE DRESS SHOP  "Personalized Service"  ���X"..X Agents' ;.���'���..."���' ;��� XyX  Brown Bros. Flor'sts  Arine's Flower Shop  Phone 886 9543  TELEVISION  SALES AND SERVICE  Dependable Service'  Richter^s Radio-^ TV  Fine, Home Fiirmshings  Major;'Appliances t  - ;^ vRecord Bar  :     " ������',  ;     Phone 885-9777 ^  GIBSONS ROOFING  Ph.   886-9880  TAR & GRAVEL  also  UUROID ROOFING  MOVING & STORAGE  SWANSON BROS.  Box 172, Sechelt. Ph. 885-9666 for  Bulldozing, Backboe and front-  ment gravel, fill arid road gravel,  septics,   drainage field.  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, Hiw.ay.  Roomy Parking, Plenty of Water  Large recreation area  Bus passes park site  Phone 1886:9826  HIU'S MACHINE SHOP  Cold  Weld Process  Engine Block Repairs     ,  ���:  Arc, Acy Welding v  Precision Machinists  Ph. 886-7721 Res.  886-9956  CHAIN SAW CENTRE  WILSON CREEK, B.C;> ' ?v  Dealers for PM Canadien, Mc-  C|flloch and Homelite Chain Saws  A iCbrnplete Stock of Machines  r^ and Parts for Maintenance y >'  XyX .;'���'; and Repairs. XX :-X '  X.       \ Telephone 885-9521:  ^I-ECTOiCAL^CONTRACTOR-r  SIM ELECTRIC LTD.  ...SECHELT  Phone 885-2062  REID*S  WORLDWIDE MOVING  Long distance moving anywhere  in B.C., Canada & U.S.A.  ;j GIBSONS PLUMBING  HEATING ��� ~  PLUMBING  Complete installation \  Quick^ efficient service.  Phone 886-2460 or 886-2191  /  A Complete Service  886-2192  Gibsons.  MU 3-1393  Vancouver  992 Powell St.  BACKHOE  and  LOADER  AIR COMPRESSOR-  arid 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 cleari; your watch  '   ind jewelry  CHRIS' JEWELERS  /.Mailorders      .!  Given prompt Attention  Ph. Sechelt 885-2151  SHERIDAN   TV  SALES AND  SERVICE  RADIO ��� APPLIANCES  Ph.  885-9605   MASONS GARAGE  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  :.-y; 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 ,  X;      P.O.  Box 37,   Gibsons  1334 West Pender St.,  Vancouver, 5 Ph. MU 4-3611  SCOWS     ���.   LOGS  SECHELT TOWING  & SALVAGE Ltd.  heavy   Equipment' Moving  & I.oti Towing  Phone 885-4425  NORM BURloiN  Your .Odd Job Man  Carpentry Work,   house Repairs,  Drainage Til^a laid, etc.  Res., Pratt Rd.,  Gibsons  Phone 886-2048  U 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  Clearirig, Grading, Excavating  Bulldozing, Clearing Teeth  Fort; RENTAL  Arches, Jacks, Pumps  Air Compressor, Rock Drill  Concrete Vibrator  '-Phone 886-2040  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK A. DECKER -  BAL BLOCK, GIBSONS  EVERY WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS - 886r2166  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  GENERAL REPAIRS  CHIMNEY   SWEEPING  OIL STOVE MAINTENANCE  E.   LUCAS,  884-5387  t ��� .   ���   FREE ESTIMATES  PENINSULA     PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  .'    Formerly Rogers Plumbing  cor. Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES AND SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533 ���  ~~~^     PROFESSIONAL"  HORSESHOEING  W.   GERLACH  European trained farrier  By appointment'5 horses or more  .  Phone 886-7729  ,   Peninsula Cleaner*  '      Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula  Phone 886-2200  SMITH'S HEATING  CHIMNEY  & OIL STOVES  CLEANED  Phone 886-2422  from R. N. Hastings Fuels -- Thanks for your patronage  Our phone number is 886-9902 .�����-.--.&.._ .tj:.  4       Coast ;lNews,> .Dec.''' 26, 1963.   ;��������� ...; .; ?���*���^ -���=-r-���-- - ���  FROM NEW ZEALAND  A recent yisifbr at Soames  Point from New Zealand was  Thomas McOonnell. who was visiting his. sister, Mrs. M. E. Slinn.  He is. looking forward to making  his home on the Sunshine Coast.  st  wX'hXfrUAy&m: ,3_m.  CLSICOnE  BULLDOZING SERVICE  Land Clearing ��� Excavating  and Road Building  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 886-2357  II. BISHOP  LADIESiWEAR  2 Stores to Serve you  GIBSONS SECHELT  886-2109       885-20Oi_.  Ladies Wear is our ONLY  Business  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  BACKFILLS ��� ROADWORK  RETAINING WALLS  BASEMENT EXCAVATION  PILE DRIVING  BREAKWATER AFLOAT  CONSTRUCTION  Box 107, Gibsons���-Ph. 886-9350  John Hind-Smith  REFRIGERATION  PORT MELLON  TO  PENDER HARBOUR  Phone 886-2231  from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Res. 886-9949  GETA  ROCKGAS  WATER HEATER  , ������at watt MlA fnr tot mtif Ink  [�����f��M Jti'iif iini it  sRi��ikllc Wiler Miliri NOW.  Safe. tfepenHitilf.'Cc.tiniiflus  i-eplif ��f |0��. dpi wrtir  ���iw i -iiflw'  C &S SALES & SERVICE  . Sechelt ��� Ph. 885:9713  LLOYDS STORE LTD.  Garden Bay ������ Ph. 883-2253  GIBSONS HARDWARE LTD.  Ph. 886-2442)  A cast of 120 well-trained per- :  formers, were responsibleyfo'r one.-  ofi the most riotous and airiusirig f;;  Christmas concerts to be held a./v;  the Roberts Creek Hall. OnFri-^'  day night the pupils of Roberts ";;  Creek School played to a com- ���:  pletely filled house. ;  The tiny division fours, whose  teacher is Mrs. Peterson, starts  ed proceedings with a choral'  reading and all "looked demure  and earnest in their best bib  and tucker.  This   was   followed   by   some   '  very large robins  of pre-school   ':  age, or to use their'own vernacu-   ���  lar,   wobin   wed  bweasts.   Mrs.*  Birkin was their director.  Mr. Fleming's flutophone band ���-'���������  then took over and presented a  selection of well-known tunes in  masterly style.  The curtain then went up on "a  colorful  Indian  scene  which'included a teepee set in a forest  which was peopled by about 30  Indian braves and maids, including; a mighty chief in full regalia and a pretty grandmother, to  say  nothing  of  a  tiny .papoose  strapped  safely  to   a  board  on  Mama's back. This tribe lived; a  merry,..musical life,  and,  quite  unaware of an audience, ate at  their gaily painted five-foot eating boat and'played; drums  on  v  the    floor'   with   their    wooden .,  spoons. These were Mrs.  Galli-   :  ford's grades two and three, pu-'  pils.  Next came the Princess and  the Swineherd, grade four, in a  variety of colorful characters in-',  eluding Ja: Princess, Prince, Messenger, Emperor, Ladies in Waiting and Pages. Then grades four  and five in Double  Dutch and  arfATS3-x*,-i;���-  Songs of the Sea, all suitably attired iri -Dutch or naval dress,  and a gay. dancing'arid singing  group they wer.te^These were pU  pils .of Mrs.'; Wari��|f X i  The Indian grandmother? then  appeared ^as Debbie Baba to delight all; with a, soloXdance, The  Ball and the Jack.   ..  This brought on a fashion show  to end all fashion shows. The  models were .the boys -in Mr.  Fleming's room^ and they displayed everything from bathing  suits to night attire to evening  gowns; from the flapper era to  the day?after tomorrow. Their  critical audience were, the girls  : in their, room. The commentator  Young people  show interest  The monthly meeting of Roberts Creek Community Association on Dec. 11 was well attended in spite of the cold,' and it  was good to see younger people  taking: interest in coirimunity^ affairs. .   ��� X-x ':ry-  The committee working oh the  roads-petition reported consider,  able progress and it was decided  that the petitions; should be^ given to our representative, .Tony  Gargrave, MLA, early in the new  year. A letter from Mr. Gargrave  was read at the meeting, assuring  his full support.  Under new business the Roberts Creek Hall was again rented to the Mt. Elphinstone Recreations committee for another  year, as this arrangement had  been found beneficial to all con-'  cerned. Next meeting Jan. 8.  was a  gorgeous blonde with * a  fine knowledge of women's styles  The, Littlest. Angel '.story. ,was  to have been read by~Mys. ���D.  Thomas, but a short In'th'ejpub-  iic address system r prevented  this from taking, place.. .  Santa Claus unexpectedly dropped in at the close of the program   with   presents   for   every  child from infancy to grade sev- '  en. Each was given an orange  and a candy cane to round out  an   exciting   evening.   Refreshments were ^supplied by the Parents' Auxiliary who worked with <  the  teachers- in   costuming   the .  children and'helping where needed. , f.  The auxiliary thanks all who  attended work parties and in  other ways contributed to the  success of the concert. Special .  thanks go to Albert Danroth,  Ron McSavaney and Ernie Fossett of the Recreation Commit- ,  tee for all their aid and to Mr.  E. Prittie, the able M.C.  OES party  pipes haggis  Let it ever be said that the  OES is a dignified and serious  order. On the occasion of their  Christmas party on Dec. 19 the  men in the chapter, who had undertaken the catering for the  supper, solemnly piped in the  haggis as the ladies sat at the  long  tables.  Except that the pipes were an  accordion and the piper's kilts  didn't fit, and the haggis looked  more like a small portion" of  doughnut holes which were hardly -: noticed as all eyes were on  the gorgeous creature who carried it, and the others in the procession had that different look,  the traditional march was such  as to make any good Scot's kilt  curl.  Supper was followed by a shadow play^ enacted -bv Mesdames  E.���Wakefield. P. Osborne, B.  Rankin, E. Hayes, D. Aitchison  to 'J the " mood music played by  Mrs. _C. Cameron. Mrs. D. Robil-  liard was the narrator. The play  certainly proved something, probably that it-is-wise to keep, off  operating tables, or at least, to  have,a doctor who knows what  he is operating Jor.  A Santa Claus appeared from  somewhere and distributed presents to one and all.  Present pin  ON CHRISTMAS DAY, Johnny Wayne and Frank Sinister will be  helping to bring a Merry Christmas to Canadian troops serving  overseas. They have taped a special CBC radio show Which is being distributed to points in..-Europej the Middle East, the Congo  and Indo-China, as well at 13 RCAF bases in the north of Canada.  Home listeners can hear the program on Christmas Day by tuning  to stations on the CBC radio network.  The Girl Guide Association of  Elphinstone District - honored  Fred Cruice, editor of the Coast  News, andf..:Mrs. Cruice for' the  help and ' co-operation given to  the Girl Guides and Brownies in  this area.'  .A thank,you pin, given to the  friends of Guiding as a token of  appreciation of work done for the  Guide movement, was presented  by District Commissioner, Mrs.  J. Thomas. In her remarks, Mrs.  Thomas expressed appreciation  for the support which the Coast  News has given to the youth of  the community and the space given over to Guides and Brownies  news. In recognition of her help,  Mrs. Cruice was given a box of  chocolates.  Also attending as representatives of. this organization were  Mrs.,:W. Price, Mrs. M. Mcintosh  and Mrs L. Labonte.  SELF-EXPRESSION  Sales of musical instruments  and sheet music all indicate the  amateur music-making is enjoying a boom! ��� The . reasons? Experts say that playing a musical  instrument is an ideal means of  self-expression, an .outlet for  'creativity, and ah effective way  .to release the tensions of modern  living.  J^S���FLOWER-FR^^  ���pansies are si_hple;Ke-_ibr^_de->f;f other .flowers are.applique., Thrifty  gifts^printed^^atteijn^:ti_nsfer?. directions^ ��� -   .���/"-v.v.*. ;: ).��������,  536���MOMAI^. BAOT; ^ twosome that wffl  delight cMldreri; .and they rii-tscots for the teeri set.  Easy-sew of: renjiriaritsjnSimple directions^ ; '���;:���'���*':"7&7-X ^ 7.  651---SCRAP-I^PFi, v0tm_T >4 '^^7 jnree-patch ? beauty that will  attnact all eyes: at your'next &_ii7 Made oi ajf straight pieces. Chart;  directions; pattern; yradages;- -��� ��� >yx.y     ���   .7 ���''���'.. '"���'* ���'���':'" ^  THIRTY-FIVE CENTS in coins (no stamps, please) for each pattern to Laura Wheeler, care of Coast News, Needlecraft Dept., 60  Front Street West Toronto, Ont. Print plainly PATTERN NUMBER,  your NAME arid ADDRESS.  .. NEWEST RAGE���SMOCKED accessories plus 208 exciting needle  craft designs in our new 1963 Needlecraft Catalog���just out! Fashions,  furnishings to crochet, knit, sew, weave, embroider, quilt. Plus free  pattern. Send 25c.  At the annual Christmas party  of the Black Diamond Lodge No.  5 of the -'Independent Order of  Odd Fellows who were hosts to  their sisters oflMiriam Rebekah  Lodge No. 3 at the Diners Rendezvous at Nanaimo, it was  hands across Canada in Odd Fellowship when Noble Grand Alex  Anderson called on Brother H.  R. Perkins, past grand master,  v formerly of Gibsons, to present  to Brother J. M. Usher, past  district- deputy grand master, on  behalf of his home lodge of Sudbury, No.. 282, Ontario, a life  membership and his 50 year jewel of the order.  Brother Perkins then escorted Brother- and Mrs. Usher to  the Acme 18 Lodge of .the Patriarchs Militant,.' Christmas party  at Qualicum where Brother' H.  B. Ingram of Cloverdale received his 25 year1 jewel from Brother Perkins.   " - ��� \  Wayne Burnes; the Alberni  delegate to the United Nations  Pilgrimage for Youth presented  his address of his trip and showed the^ slides of the trip across  Canada and back through the  United States.  Accompanying the Ushers ,  were Mr. T. I. B. Smith, recording secretary of Sunshine Coast  Lodge No. 76 and Mrs. Smith,  noble grand of Sunshine Rebekah  Lodge No. 82 of Sechelt.  DISTINCTIONS  A sign outside^'P Sli&Wooke  Stfeet~store," Montreal" "Bathing  Suits,and,Bikinis." j   .v_-    ..,;  ''- = : ''   i! ������hi', ;-���~���  Tt-i,,;    i V- O    ~0 il,'!.'''     to*   *:'  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  TT"ARE REALSALESMENT:  ��' ."it!'/  ��10!  r:..  .__ : ____. L_.fi -, f.   , - I  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.  SECHELT THEATRE  THURS., FRI. ��� Dec.  26 & 27  Sandra Dee,  John  Gavin  TAMMY TELL ME TRUE  (Technicolor)  Starts at 8, out at 10 p.m. ,  " NEW  WOOD  TRICKS  With the aid of a new process  known as Silvaplex, the forest  industry is making wood into  shapes and sizes which up to  now have been available only  in metals, plastics and other  moldahle (materials. Raw material of the new forest plastic  is aspen, often considered a weed  tree.A form of poplar,' the aspen is light, quick-growing wood  with the flexibility and density'  which make it ideal for the Silvaplex process. Products have  almost unbelievable strength-and  can be made, in compound contours and shapes not possible before.  SAT., MON.    ���    Dec. 28 & 30  Rock Hudson,  Kirk Douglas  THE LAST SUNSET  (Technicolor)  Starts at 8 p.m., Out at 10 p.m.  WEDNESDAY, JAN. 1  New Year's Day Matinee  Pat Boone, "Ann Margaret  STATE FAIR  Starts at 2 p.m.  WED., FRL, SAT., MON.  Jan. 1, 3, 4 & 6  Pat Boone,  Bobby Darin,*  STATE FAIR  Matinee Only���2 p.m., Jan. 1  Starts at 8 pirn., Out 10:10 p.m.  CUSTOM TRACTOR WORK  Trenching ��� Landscaping ��� Rotovating  Driveways, "etc. ��� Gravel and Fill  HUMUS TOP SOIL  Ed. Fiedler Ph���"���??  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 8SO-9384 ��� GIBSONS  WINDOW GLASS  MIRRORS  ALUMINUM WINDOWS  and  STORM DOORS  SEE VIEW GLASS  GIBSONS ��� Ph. 886-2848 or 886-2404  r'H.-f'i  i*  Bud Blatchford and Jack Warn  't wish their many friends    ! f  7 and : customers  the best of S^soiixs (Meetings $ft  .s the Yoletide  season draws near-, we wish  yon lots of oltl-time hoUtlay cheer.  Best Wishes  from the Management and  HOWE SOUND PULt* DIVISION Roasting apples flavor wassail  In Saxon times, the Wassail  Bowl at feast days was an important ceremony. Prepared in  a  large wooden bowl,  the base  ���Of the drink was cider. Other  ingredients were added, the  whole set in front of a log fire,  and apples tied above it. As the  apples  roasted,   the   juice  drip-  . ped into the bowl.  A jug of Somerset cider with  a lighted candle stuck in it was  ^"flapdragon." Cock ale was' a  concoction made from ale,  raisins, cloves and the liquor  from the braising of an ancient  cockerel. Spiced ale and roast  apples    was    known    also    as  "lamb's wool."  In the English west country at  one time, a faggot of green  timber was bound about with  strips of ash' and flung onto the  blazing Yulelog. The loud snapping of each band was accompanied by the consuming of a  quart of cider by the assembled  company.  Another Somerset custom was  the badger feast. At the Cow  Inn, the badger was roasted  over an open fire in the bar  parlor, and then the company  gathered around the landlord's  table to partake of a tasty slice  of the meat.  EVERYONE AN ARTIST. Christmas is a time when everyone can  let- their artistic talents run rampant, using their imaginations in  decorating their homes or even in ingenious' present wrappings.  Others like to make their own Christmas centre pieces ��� and all it  takes is a piece of birch, and a few bells, bows and bubbles to  create a-stunning table decoration such as shown in picture.  ...Merry Christmas    | Which toy for whom?  himself and blunt scissors^ a  "scrapbook, paste, crayons, paints  plasticene or modeling clay are  all creative play material. Even  a young child can learn ,to take  care of records and use a record  machine and there is a wide selection of records for children,  - songs, music of different types,  such as band music.  Some mothers insist on a drum  being beaten outdoors, and in  choosing playthings musical instruments should not be forgotten. A xylophone on which a child  can learn to play simple tunes,, a  recorder, a mouth organ, an ac-  ,, cordion all have a great attraction for certain school age children.  Imaginative play contributes  much to a child's growth. "Playing school"-requires a blackboard  and chalk, and various uniforms  such as.a nurse, a Mountie, a  cowboy make pretend games '  much more -real."  The cost of a plaything should  be divided by the number of  months it is used. A suitable, well  made toy contributes, greatly to  a child's development.11 When you  go shopping-for a toy be sure you  select' one which will appeal to  the age, the skill arid the interest  of the child, who will receive it.  2 .: Coast News,  Ken, Larry, Jack and Cliff  KENMAG PARTS  Gibsons .  To  all our friends .���'.-:���  Creek Lumber & Hid. Sapplics  Gibscr.s  S_Si_3��_-t_frag-��_4_��g^^ .  A very big  -    thanks to all    jl/t^v  our loyal patrons. J_^t   - ',  Sunshine Coast Service LId.  Wilson  Creek  (formerly Totem Collison, Gibsons)  Here's wishing  \'��f^* everyone the best j  'q\ the gay Holidaysl  Morgans Mens Wear  Sechelt  By NANCY CLEAVER  With  Christmas  not very  far  away,   countless     parents,   relatives arid friends of children are  wondering which toy to select as  a  gift   for  a  particular   boy  or  girl. The [ array of playthings  in  the stores is packed with a wide  variety   of   play   material.   The  aisles are crowded with customers.  It is important to make a tentative selection of the kind of toy  you want to buyand decide on the  approximate price you can pay  before you set out on a shopping  : expedition.      .  - A toy' should be suitable for  the age of, the child, simple  /enough for, him to enjoy, without  being bored, aiid difficult enough  to challenge his interest. Puzzles  are the favorites and they are cut  in varying number of pieces of  different sizes to appeal to-different ages. An electric train which  would thrill a boy of eight or  nine is too complex for a pre-schooler to manipulate safely and.  satisfactorily.  .  A child becoriies very fond of a  " certain toy and it is most frustrating  if it  falls apart.  A toy  should be sturdily built so that it  will stand up to'constant use.  Intricate mechanical toys often  fall apart or are damages so that  they will :riot work.  They are a  poor  choice because   once   they  are wound up there is nothing left  for the child to do except watch  the toy;  A child wants to be active and  blocks are a particularly good  toy because a child can build so  many things with them. The more  complex building sets such as  Meccano and Erector provide  many happy hours for-children.  Girls as well as boys enjoy them  and a child can build by himself  or with a chum.  Small boys, as well as their  sisters, often like a doll and have  fun with housekeeping equipment.  Dolls will always be near 'the top  of the list as a girl's plaything,'  and doll clothes, doll houses, furniture, a doll carriage are gradually added to the little .girl's possessions. A little child copies an  adult's action, arid thus a toy  telephone, a doll washtub and basin, ��� a small broom' and mop are  all' good play material.  Active; outdoor exercise is necessary for the growth of strong  bodies and although they may  seem expensive, a wagon, a tricycle and for an older child a bicycle are good investments.  Skates, and skis, a toy snow shovel, a child's gardening ^equipment or fishing set are also go��d  choices.  A  child must learn to amuse  FRIENDLY  GREETINGS  at Christmas  Elsie and Len  CALYPSO CAFE  Sechelt  ROBIWARD ELECTRIC  -Sechelt  -���������������������������������������*,���  -JSSS-2^-^S��B����E_  A FOND NOEL  TO EVERYONE  Management arid  Staff   .  Hilltop Building Supplies  A MODEST OFFER  Dr. Gleriient Clarke Moore,  1779-1863, an aloof professor of  Greek and Oriental literature at  the Episcopal Seminary in New  York, would not acknowledge he  had written The Night Before  Christmas for nearly 20 years.  He wrote the poem on Christmas  Eve, 1822, and- read' it to his  seven children, not planning on  it going farther afield.  Ed and Celia Anderson  Gibsons Hardware Ltd.  jz&'f/'r' j*  Win and John Toynbee  1  Cozy Court Motel  Gibsons  Sechelt  5��-tt-��339gft-��-��^^ j&f_n��f2}_^^S*_*_^^ Ail idea for a colorful Christmas  Christmas    pudding   appeared  first in 1670 as a stiffened fOrrn  of an earlier plum porridge, a  concoction of meat broth, raisins,  wine, fruit juice and spices, the  whole    t.iickeried' f with    brown;  bread,   arid: served x in a ������ serin-  liquid state at the < beginning of   ,  the meal. In Scandinavia, an ali f,  mond    is. ; hidderi  in   it.   Mince"  pies    were . well-known by;: the  end of the 16th; century V:     '  Turkey  appeared   about   1542;  superseding . the   more   magnifi- ;  cent  swans, bustards   and pea- -  cocks  dressed  in  their feathers  and   with gilded  beaks.  Of  the>  customs   that   grew   up  around  the Christmas festival, in Merrie  England, .'���   the     serving  of the  boar's head was the most stirring. _     ���-- ������  It endures to this day at  Queen's College, Oxford, where  tlie 50-lb. tusked head, a lemon  in; its grinning jaws,' is borne in  on a" great silver salver,; escorted by trumpeters y arid ;candle  bearers. Those present bellow  an appropriate chant, half carol,  half ritual; "Then set down the'  swineyard, The^foe to the vineyard, Let-, Bacr.hus crown his  "fail.ivLet. this bear's '; head and  .mustard, Stand for pig, goose  and custard, And so ye are welcome all."  WISHING YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS  Sechelt Theatre     .  ~^^i&S^^&&iS^S^^^S^@��i^SiSl&^^Si^Si&SS^@&@&&^S^&@&l&&&&^'&  I  I  _?  w  w  w  f  II  _  I  H. Bishop Ladies Wear  Gibsons and Sechelt  I  I  I  i  *a  Good Cheer To  All Our Erlends  We sincerely hope that your holiday  season is filled with wiaiaath and cheer  throughout.  Chris, Andy and Staff  Violet, Gladys and Dianne .  Chris's Jewelers  Sechelt  It's not too early to pass along  this    information    oh    chemical  treatment of firewood to produce  a colorful display in your Christmas fireplace. Almost any burnable   material   may be  treated.  Evergreen cones, small blocks of  wood, kindling, wood chips  and',  sawdust, or even one-inch diameti  er; rolls of tightly wrapped news-:  papers or magazines; tied at; both  ends and soaked in chemical :;soiu- ���  tions will give off flames of many  colors to add to Christmas cheer.  The following chemical solutions  will produce the colors indicated:  Copper su-phate ��� green.  Calcium chloride"��� orange  Copper chloride ��� blue.  Lithium chloride ��� carmine.  Potassium   chloride   ��� purple.  y Do not use chlorates or nitrates  or potassium permanganate.  Chemicals should be kept away  from children and pets. To avoid  storage buy only sufficient  amounts for immediate use. The  done out of doors.  job should b=  REMODELING AN OLDER HOME can pay big dividends in added  livability. This picture shows'how a high, narrow window restricted  light and made it all but impossible to enjoy a clear view of the*  surroundings. v  THE NARROW WINDOW was expanded during remodeling into an  insulating glass picture window which brightens the room and provides a view of the adjoining patio.  ���  :  CHRISTMAS  BLESSINGS  TO ALL  OUR FRIENDS  Benner Bros.  Furniture & Paint Store  Sechelt.  THAflK YOU PQR YOUR PATRONAGE  Joan Hansen  The Toggery  Sechelt  Rubber gloves should be worn  and care taken not to spill the  chemicals.or solution.  Chemicals should be dissolved  in a wooden pail or earthen crock  A discarded five gallon paint  bucket serves admirably as a  treating vat, mixing in it no mere  than a couple of gallons of solution at a tiine. There is r.c need  io cleanse it thoroughly for a  change   of   chemicals.   Ratio  is  one pound of chemicals to one  gallon of water, using one chemical per batch. Materials to be  treated may be placed in a mesh,  cr porous bag arid submerged in  the solution. A stone is handy'  to weight the material down. A  day or so of soaking should be  adequate.  Lift out and drain over the con.  tainer then spread out to dry. If  the materials are dried on a  news??.?2r, the paper itself riiay  be rolled and wrapped tightly and  burnt,   too.  Andy  Hilltop Motors  ���&2>Jx'4y^ XytfAX'-X}  Manac-erhent and   Clef.  Peninsula Ph.mbin? Ltd.  v_>  '   v- .' '   '-- --       -GibSCKS--        7~   ���-:���-.-. "'    ���  '5a_as_-s*a_K_ei_-_te-_��-h-ai3__-_^  aagapw_��-pot��MB6g-5?e3g^ig��^^  Riekard Crawford & Co.  Sechelt  3>--tiH3tt3���ao-ao-A-hSt-h.^^ uiem for a  diminishing furred and leathered .4 ������; Coast News; Gliristinas, 1963  The rainy Saturday before  Thanksgiving was noJlice Hhat  rowboat travel between Hopkins  Landing and Gibsons was finished for the winter, so I put my  red boat into its shed, realizing  that it would not be in use  again, as next year I should  have its new duplicate.  About 24 years ago, the boys  of Gibsons Landing built themselves boats in the old glue  factory, and Roy Malyea, one  of them built this one. It is a  double-ended 14-foot, one-man  fishing boat, carvel built of 1-  inch cedar strips, with the lines  of  a   salmon's     body,     and   a  Management and Staff  Tyee Airways Ltd.  Sechelt  Ghristmas warmth and Qhristmas cheer,  we exlmd ttiyou ifa  Dan: and Bill  C & S Sales & Service  Sechelt  VMS^^i-w  8@&  A HEARTY THANKS FOR  YOUB WARM PATRONAGE  Management and Staff  Sechelt Motor Transport  beauty.  A year qr so after he built it,  he and my son .Willie were working in Osborne's logging camp  at Halfmoon Bay, and Willie  bought the boat from Roy with  the first money he ever earned'.  Roy had turned down chances  to sell it for use as a farriily  boat, because it ...was a fisherman's boat and he wanted to  sell it to a fisherman. He did,  for if there are ariy fish around,  Willie  can  catch them.  During his teenage years at.  Hopkins he used to take orders  for fish, and then go out to Salmon-Rock and fill them. He had  a farhiliar, a seagull named  Deacon, who spotted the red  boat at a distance and perched  on Willie's head while the fish  were cleaned arid cut up, and  during this partnership there  never was an accident, .  Years   have   passed  and  Willie has'built his . own, dreamerie  on Savary Island and'has boats:  with   outboards,   on   which   my:  small    grandsons     nonchalantly'  flick a switch  and; zoom  away,  but there is nothing there irivthe  class of the red rowboat, which  I inherited.  About a year ago Roy came  to our place and surprised my  wife by wanting to buy back  that boat for the original price,  after all these years, explaining that he w'anted it for a model for a new one. It seems that  Willie has the same idea,' for he  spent1 that rainy Saturday taking  measurements. His industrial  arts class has to build a boat af-"'  ter New Year and just what  better could they re-create than  this one, so Willie plans to lead  the way- and show them how.v  and make-a hew boat for him-,  self and one for me. Roy now  gets the original back as a  Christmas present, delivery later.. ���  ��������� "  One  of   my best   remembered  trips in that boat was my first  SWINGING IN WITH  GREETINGS  one to Gibsons, three days after  we came here to stay. For 30  years I had gone to my office in  Vancouver by ferry from* North  Vancouver, and that was now. a'  thing of the past. It occurred" to  1 me that there was nothing to stop  me from going to Gibsons Landing, as it was then, most pleas;  antly by water. It was a perfect  autumn day, and oh passing  Soames Point, I saw the late Professor Henderson mowing his  lawn.  I came ashore, and when he  expressed surprise at seeing me  there in the middle of the morning and in the middle of ,the week  I told him that I, too was now  retired. When I left him, >we  wished a wish that we could \do  this again in ten years' time. The  time passed, and on the same day  and on the same, kindJ of a day,  I had the pleasure of repeating  the call, and found the Professor  still mowing his.lawn, but he had  gone modern, arid was chasing a  power-mower.; ; ���  He recalled the wish, and his  eyes twinkled, and he expressed  , the opinion that this was an emergency, arid that his wife had  something for an emergency: We  went to the house,, and explained  matters to Mrs. Henderson, using the Scots' inflection on the  word "emergency" and that drew  the cork out of the bottle. We  sperit the rest of the morning under the professor's vine and ^fig-  tree, both laden, and talked of  Homer and his wine-dark deep:  I can look back with pleasure on  lots of similar more or less business visits on West Howe Sound,  and am glad to think that while  the days of the horse and buggy  - doctor are over, this , rowboat  lawyer can still navigate.,'XXXJ.  One realizes that the human  shore-dwellers notice the red..  boat coining and going; but it  comes as a pleasant surprise to  find how one is accepted by the  ed  by  her  Mr.   and  Mrs.   Mc-  ��� ^   '.**m%^-7-7  ELDRED'S  FLOWER SHOP  Sechelt  I  \GLAD  TIDINGS 0)  JOY AT CHRISTMAS  As we join fri giving God our thanks  for His blessings We also pause to  sqy ''Thanks'y^iv^oorfri^  Con and Eleanor  Granthams Landing Store  community    along1 .the    shore X  These  friends have  each   their  territory staked out, for example  there is the pair of seagulls that  have for years owned the extrem  ity of Soames Point where Florence Lindsay, now of Quesnel,  used to live, and who were nam-  (Continued on Page 5)  Glowing  JjV'l-   :V��. GOOD  iM^fp^: W j S H ES  /Ar��y your.  .^^.       holiday  be warm and bright!  Tingley's Hi-Heat  Sechelt  Management and Staff  Peninsula Logging Supplies Ltd.  Sechelt  ������������--������������.��������������������t-*��.C������� ���-���>.<  (���������--���������������-���������������������a��.a*aaa��ai  2!��*!est<P��!��i��**et����**J������^  -:"-.' y^^m^^           Bud- Kiewitz  Shell Oil Distributor  Gibsons  titoSitoariti^tm^*^ jp-ft*����_*��-ft9-��t��^^  To all our friends: Joy, Peace and Good  Will ������ that is our wish to; you this  wondrous Christmas season I  Management and  Staff  ,, Thriftee Stdres  Gibsons Coast News, Christmas 1963     5  RINGING-IN WITH  CH&STMAS ,:.-;,  Frank and Al  ���>���*��� :���--'7 ' .���'���'.  Solriik^s ���[ Service  **#��-^^^-^**_^*-��^^��^^**_-%_-V^_-**^  M��C��MPC<C(CtC(CeSt��@CiCICtC^  8  Chris, Madge, Billie  Tasella Shoppe  Sechelt  ���  f his sincere  wish we heartily  extend to you; our  many loyal friends  and customers.  The Claytons and Staff  Shop Easy Store No. 5  Reqiem for a rowboat  (Continued from Page 4)  Quacken. They just click their  bills at me as I pass and don't bother to stretch out their necks.  Or, the two or three little harle-  guiri drakes, in front of John Carson's place, who bow politely to  me but don't get up from their  breakfast in the ebb. Or the pair  of otters who inake their summer  home, with their young, under  the community float at Gibsons,  where I tie up, who just give me  a friendly Japanese hiss when I  arrive.  # ��������� * ;'-*-':.':'. .'..  There; used to be lots of sal-  man, and seals, but I haven't  seen, a salmon jump for. years,  and the only seal that I have seen  for a long time was early this  fall. I saw him watching me, so  I stopped rowing and whistled  bagpipe tunes to hitn arid;he came  within 20 feet ofine, and was obviously taking, it all in. ! had that  morning: tailored the turie "The  Song of the, Clyde?.' to fit the bagpipes, and I tried it on him; The  effect was startling. Instead of  submerging quietly,; stern: first,  he jumped out of the water; making a nose-dive, and as .he went  under, slapped the >water a  mighty smack as if to say "That  tore.it."':,   :���:������".      ;;.      '       '  Theri there, was that sea-lion.  Last year, this fellow,- the size of  a,cow, tried out for size all the  boat floats from Mr. Dixon's, below his barber shop in Gibsons, to  Hopkins, and finalliy selected the  new and expensive styrofoam  float in front of the new Brodie  mansion at Hopkins, and lay  there in obvious content, as well  he might. '  About the first morning he was  iri residence, I was passing, and  two Hopkins ladies on the shore  motioned me to look at him, so  I let my boat drift to within six  feet of him, and I' whistled to  him. He made no effort to leave,  but just made himself more com.  , fortable and wiggled his flippers  at me.  ji* jfe 5fe  I then noticed a third Hopkins  lady   taking movies of  all  this  from the verandah of her home,  so I came to the shore, and from  the boat asked her if she'd like  to come out in my boat and take  her movies  at close  range. She  said ,'I'm scared." I didn't have  my glasses on but I didn't need  them t0 observe that, while clad,  she wasn't what one would call  dressed  for a social  call,  even  on a sea-lion. So, I said "If you  are scared of the seal, remember  that you have your lawyer with  you, and if  you are   scared  of  me, go and put some clothes on."  She replied "Wait a minute, until I get dressed." It seemed to  me that within that time she reappeared in a stunning two-piece  bathing   suit,  and  got   into  the  bow of my boat, and in a minute  or two we approached  the sea-  lion.  * ^ *  That highly intelligent 'and observant beast raised himself on  his fore-flippers, took a good look  at my passenger, then scratched  the back-'of his neck with his  right front flipper. When I men.  tioned this, I was told I was draw-,  ing the long-bow, but months later, Albert CrOwhurst, at Gibsons  told me that he had been stringing together some local movie  film and there was one of the'  sea-lion, who scratched his neck  as the camera shakily approached him, and I found that it was  our friend.  When Roy made the boat, and  Willie made the noiseless oars  for it, they combined by chance  to give it exactly the rowing rhythm of marching men, and I  found that I could whistle my  way to Gibsons on bagpipe tunes.  (Continued on Page 6)  TO OUR FRIENDS  . ��?       _���>r*  Jo and Harry  Peninsula Cleaners  Gibsons;  ^ Mappy  Molidays  *,  TO ONE AND ALL  EARL'S AGENCIES  Gibsons  ��S  We sincerely hope  that you and your _,  family have a  grand, carefree  Christmas holiday^  B and J STORE  Halfmoon Bay  i******aa**��a��**����a-B<a��a*-��a*��*i  i  TO ALt OUR FRIENDS  K. Butler Realty  ^C--w   ���.-#---i  Gibsons,.  Management and  Staff  Chain Saw Centre  Wilson Creek  OUR VERY  �� WARMEST  ��WISHES!  The Staff  V*^^-*^^--*N*  Sechelt Bowling Alleys  .^eeeiet-����**��**��^^ w����B*e��!��*BW��ew--^^  Cfmtsstma* Greeting*  jHzb m. hxatj together ujion thii. great  day tfiat t&s Q.oy and <p��ac& 'ofilcf  ��� tvai given to tHe. woxld at <srt-. blxth  will foxevs.% aGide in each, of ouz heaxtu  Sechelt  Finlay Realty Ltd.  Gibsons  i^3}2^a0j_fcya0t_*5H3-��-ft-n-^^ Ever try reading aloud at Christmas?  (By NANCY CLEAVER)  Reading aloud at Christmas  time is very satisfying! If you  try it out, quite possibly you will  decide to make it a regular practice in other months too. Why  not give the reading-aloud habit  a chance to woi'k its magic in  your family circle?  For Christmas Eve or Christmas Day the beauty and drama  of the stories of the shepherds  and the Wise Men read aloud  from the Bible cannot be surpassed. But much earlier in  December do experiment with  reading aloud in your family circle.  y|. T�� *fi  If there are several children in  the home, let the school age  youngsters take turns in reading  short pieces to the little ones.  We once heard John Masefield  say in a public lecture, Poetry  was written to be read aloud ���  and there are delightful poems  for this time of year.  There are many lovely stories  of the shepherds. One of the  most appealing is The Little  Shepherd Who Did Not Go. This  story has special charm for children, because the main character is a boy, David,- who kept  his word, who was courageous  and gentle. Best of all,, it was he  who held the Christ Child in his  arms on that first Christmas  Day.  Dickens' Christmas Carol, although written over a century  ago, continues to hold a foremost  place in the affections of people  all over the world. It has few .  equals as story to read aloud in  the family circle, because it  Sholds the interest of the yoUng-  . est and the oldest from start to  finish. It really is a carol even  if it is not sung in the sense of  being short and1 direct and hav-.  ing the same charm throughout.  ���In our family we have found it  fun for each of us to read one  paragraph and then pass the book  on to the next, person.       ���  1��       ���      1��    ' *P.'.  Why not visit your public library and see if your librarian '  can help you? The little Mexican boy and his donkey in The  Small one,' was one delightful library discovery which we made  one December. Radio and movie  versions of The Littlest Angel  have made this a much loved  story, especially for small boys!  It; too, is a. fine choice for the  home bookshelf.  The Other Wise Man by Henry  van \ Dyke is a more leisurely  story in quite a different style  It appeals to adolescents with all  ITS NOT  TOO LATE  ANSWE-.  YOUR  CHRISTMAS SEAL  LETTER  HELP FIGHT UTS  GOOD WISHES *  TO ONE AND ALL  thank you, our many  friends and customers,  for your loyalty during  the past year.  Charlie and Dorothy  P. A. COFFEE BAR  their hidden idealism.  This is a  thought-provoking story of sacrifice  and  service.  Why   not purchase  a   copy,  give   it to   your  teenager?  Ask trim to mark the  paragraphs he  thinks the whole  family might appreciate.  ��� *      *  You might like to have a Christ-  ��� mas   scrap-book   for   quotations,  poems, and short Christmas stories. Choose a large one so that  you can also keep the beautiful  colored   Christmas   prints  which  appear   in   the    magazines   and  weekly newspaper sections. Each  Christmas   some   very, readable  stories  and  poems  are   printed.  If you have a happy time reading  a   certain  story  or poem   aloud  this year, it is worth keeping for  another season. Make your Christ,  mas scrap book a family project.  Let your child paste in some col- .  ored Christmas pictures,  or bet-  ter still, draw some of his own  and color them.  It will add greatly to the family's interest in reading aloud  this December if you enlist their  help in choosing a new book to  buy for this purpose. Invest in  a Christmas anthology or even o  single story for family reading.  If you own your own Christmas  books, then the members of the  family can enjoy reading in a  leisurly way. Individuals can  encase something which attracts  them to read aloud. In your fam-  llv copy you ��� can keep a record  at the back of the book of the  pages read on different occasions.  *      * '   * "  Reading   aloud  can  become   a  source of enjoyment not only for.  children but for parents too. In  the Pocket book  A Parents Guide  to Children's Reading, which we,  can  heartily recommend,  Nancy  Larrick, the author, tells of a  Reading Aloud Shelf set .up in a  factory, stocked mainly with picture books. The workers were invited to borrow books to -read,  aloud to their children and in  two days the shelf was bare. On  the third day the books began  to be returned.  "We do more reading now and  I get as much kick.out of it as  the kids," ' one father said enthusiastically. Do try Reading-  Aloud Magic in your home.  Coast News  ���'..' yzu'rastartihg your'spring  pr '"-e, I .guess ! can start.  i,./ spting cleaning?  Loads of Good Wishes  To Our Many Friends At  CHRISTMAS  Mary and Wes  Sechelt Shoe Renew  feEST WISHES!  Here's1 a cheery -greeting  to our many good  friends and customers  at this Yuletide season  Bill and Jean Lissiman  LISSI LAND FLORISTS  Hopkins Landing  JAPS NEED  CHIPS  Japanese pulp and paper,producers are considering the full  scale import cf weed chips, particularly, from Canada. as, means  of helping to reduce the cost of  producing paper. According, to  the Japan Paper & Pulp Association, use of wood chips has  grown to the point where 41.8  percent of current'.total pulp imports is in the form "of wood  chips, rather than in finished  pulp.  w  M  6��  &  ��.  -?  U  -?  S3-  ' ��?���  W  -?  S? ���'     ���'���'  OT  ���5*  _?���  .  s?  ��'?  $     ���  -?���  $?'  $  w  ��?  -I  f  %'  W  1  A Merry1  Christmas to Everyone  fere's hoping that you and yours will  know every happiness of this season.  ~     X.X.  Howard and Doris '. ' " '>-.������  XJiMoiis Varieties  !^���_S_SS3S-1iS__-?-^B  ��r����W  These happy holidayicome but oncaa year...and in the  midst of all their flurry, scurry, fun and frolic, all of us  here want to pause and wish each and every one of you a  world of gra>d ��b.eery along with our sincere hope that it will  last IT^QUgT^  H. 0. Butty, 3. R.lGrOodwin, J. W. Anderson - 7\r:  R. B. Kent, W. Coffey and H. Gregory  gencies Ltd.  teng(Zi2  Sechelt |     ^  $}&iMI$&&C��� -lingual stamps  Coast News      7  BRIGHT CHEER  We wish to each and  every one of. our many,  many loyal patrons a  very Merry Christmas.  E & M GROCERY  AND CONFECTIONERY  Sechelt  Hon. Azellus Denis, postmaster general, has issued the following statement to clear up a  r.:isv.nderstanding regarding the  bilingual nature of postage  stamps.  Mr. Denis stated in sthe house  of commons'' on Nov. 19 that  there would be one stamp issued in 1964 bearing only the  b'lirTTl .word Canada. However, since, that time, he has  discr.ssed the .matter further  with officials of his department  and: fin cling 'that it is possible'  to include the words postes-post-  age in the stamp without spoiling the design, has instructed  that this be done.   -  Mr. Denis noted that his announcement of some days ago  to the effect that the use.of the  v.-ore's postes - postage was to  be dropped from commemorative "stamps,-had brought several   complaints"   and   enquiries  USE CHRISTMAS SEALS  FIGHT TUBERCULOSIS  Sechelt  85i-t_M-N3ft-ti��ia-fe����M-ft-ft^^  7\\\7\IU//A  WARMEST  WISHES  May this  Christmas  glow with  Y )9Y For  you.  Peg and Dave Marshall  Seaview Market  Roberts Creek  A vMERRY CHRISTMAS TO. A��L   Jfr  AN0 &XSREAT ��IG fe_SK Y0U  FOR YOTO CONtlNPUto  Standard Motors of Sechelt ltd.  from both English and French  Canadians v/ko feared that Canadian stamps would lose their  bilingual nature and would become merely neutral. . :  The Postmaster General pointed out that most special and  commemorative stamps bear  wording in- both languages, indicating the purpose, of the  stamp. He -noted as an example,  a stamp planned," for 1964 . to  commemorate the conference at  Quebec which led to Confederation. This stamp, he pointed, put,  bears the words ''Conference: de  Quebec Conference,"- and-needs  no further wprdnig to indicate  its bilingual nature.  In      these       commemorative  stamps, space is at a premium  and extra wording poses a difficult design problem. On the  other hand, regular issue stamps  normally bear only the word  Canada and the denomination.  On these stamps, the words  postes - postage serve the purpose of indicating the bilingual  nature of the stamp, and the  words will be retained. This  policy will ensure that all Canadian stamps bear wording in  both languages to indicate the  bilingual nature of the country.  Q Ml OKIES f-ATl'RK, ISC,  ,*~".. "Stop saying I'm one in a millionl"  Motor vehicles provided ^.provincial governments with an estimated $655 million of revenue  last year, more than one-fifth  of the total net general revenue  of the  provinces.  SMALLTAIJ-  Svwis  .CHRISTMAS^-*  JOY  TO ALL  Bill and Staff  Sunnycrest Motors  Gibsons  t^-Sg^^^-g^^S^^S-*^^  .    "His only trouble is . . .  he ref us ss to make friends."  TNS  "That's why I like rab-  bits . . . they're very  friendly."  lf-3?-3-?-H�����-3@!���g��@-H~B-3g3S^-^^  I  i  - *���/���. HELL0!  Wishing you all  the happiness  that can come  Kruse Drug Stores Ltd.  7 '-Gibsons and Sechelt  W     ��  SECHELT BEAUTY SALON  Sechelt  AND TO ALL A  MERRY CHRISTMAS  FRED JORGENSEN  BARBER SHOP  Sechelt  liter's TV & Hi-Fi Service  Gibsons  OLD-FASHIONED  HOLIDAY CHEER  As Cliristmastune draws nigh, we  wish to all our many friends: the best  of eyeiything this holiday.  The Staff  Parker's Hardware Ltd.  Sechelt  .. anaJ Bestfinishes  TO OUR MANY FRIENDS  And along with our fondest wishes that  every wish will come true for you, we  also extend our sincere "thank you" for.  your loyalty duxmgjhis year,  Peains ila Prsincts (1357) Ltd.  Sechelt 8     Coast  News, Christmas  1963  CHRISTMAS  GREETINGS  LAURIE SPECK  Gibsons  Dashing In "With  CHRISTMAS  BEST WISHES  BULLDOZING   SERVICE  C. E. SICOTTE  Gibsons  S_s&S'c_3_SgsSff&_S^J-&aS^  ^Wi^^  PEACE  ON EARTH  May Christmas'  true Joy reign  ^?* forever more.  Ed and Charlie  Aggett Agencies Ltd  Sechelt  * *    *,  GREETINGS TO ALL OUR FRIENDS,  PATRONS AND  NEIGHBORS  Stella and Al  'Daycvaad &ci,��e  Gibsons  WE EXTEND OUR FOND WISHES  FOR A JOYQ.US CHRISTMAS DAY  Marine Mens Wear  Gibsons  (Continued from Page 5V  During the. 14 j'ears that I have  /been doing this some of; these  tunes have had words set to them,  and under new names have had  quite a vogue.  One of these- is a tune which  was first heard in Sardinia by a  Pipe-Major Ross, leading his men  to the Crimean war.. He made it  into a stirring march for the  pipes and named it "The Green  Hills of Tyrol" and it became one  of the accepted tunes played at  Retreat by Scots regiments the  world over ���'������:-.  '��������� *        *     . "*.  A few years ago Andy Stewart  spent three inspired hours in a  Scottish pub, using backs of envelopes and cigarette packages  for his notes, and set the words  of the "Scottish Soldier" to this  tune, and then went on in to a  BBC performance to make it  an instant hit. In the next two  years he collected twenty thousand pounds from it for his royalties I too have set words to two  or three of these marches, and  while it has been a. fascinating  exercise, that has been the only  reward. "��� . ���".  I have in mind  a hltmg tune  to which I should like to set words  descriptive of a rowboat ride to  Gibsons on   a morning in early  summer, when the old fruit trees  along the shore of rthe Chekwelp  Indians Reserve   are.a  cloud   of  froom.   and. higher  up the   hillside  the   dogwoods   shine   white  amid the varied green of the conifers.   My   reward   might   come  from the Chamber of Commerce  in  the   shape   of   Gibsons  fried  chicken  and   Sechelt   apple  pie,  recently suggested as tourist bait  for the .Sunshine Coast.- -  '.*'"���  ���*-. ...*:  My song might also answer the  query of the Gambier Island cor.  respondent   whose letter in   the  Coast News posed  the query as  to what there was in Gibsons. If  he came with; me, and saw what :  comes out of Gibsons on an ebb  tide, he would get a  surprising  answer. So did I, this fall, when  the government was re-planking  Gibsons  wharf, for I picked up  a   collection   of  empty   whiskey.  bottles   in   all the new   shapes,  that were just what -I needed for  my   blackberry    wine.    Rowing  against the tide,.! had. ample time ���������;'  to pick them up, but the homeward trip had its highlights too.  During the summer months the  -breeze    rises   in .the   forenoon,  bends around the Headlands, and  blows gentlyup West Howe Sound  ; and to take advantage of this my  son fitted my boat with a small  sail on an aluminum  mast and  boom," so I row   to Gibsons, in  the calm of a morning and sail  home,   sometimes . like  a .scared  cat, when the wind is brisk.  Last summer there was a letter in' the Province complaining  of the thousands of plastic cups  rowfoostt  that, littered the waters of he  Gulf of Georgia between Tsaw-  wassen and Swartz Bay. These  ���were thrown overboard from the  : government "Queens" and were  wafted across me boundary line  to litter the beaches. south of the  border; A Washington senator  thereupon raised his.voice in pro-  7 test and was heard in Victoria,  and this dumping, ceased.  We   had   this   phenomenon   in.  minor degree in West Howe Sound  and I used to see more plastic  cups  than seagulls  dancing   on  the waves as I. sailed home. Then  I learned that these  cups were  ideal   for   seedlings   and   I   set  about   collecting   them.   It  took  ���some' practice   to   acquire   the  ���knack *of picking one up, on ac-  . count of the  speed and drift  of  the boat under sail,, but it combined the elements of pig-sticking  and  tent-pegging   in  India,   and  then some. Mr.  Bennett's ukase  that his  girls get back to  cups  and saucers :killed that game, but  riot before I had lifted my quota.  "..I -have just checked for Willie  how many strakes there are between the keelson and the gunwale on my-boat, so that means  ���my new love will soon be on the  stocks, arid this is my farewell  and a requiem to the old one.  For a typical day in your life,  choose  ,a    simple-to-sew   casual  with a flattering neckline.  Ideal  for 'spun  rayon,   shantung,   cot- .  ton, wool blend. i  m  *  CHRISTMAS  GREETINDS  tX*  n_  S"-  J��&-  9      I  Gord Hall and Staff   r  Sunshine Coast Service  . Sechelt ���[-���       \  y2&��tgt%tgl&&~!%!^^^  Thanks fo all of you, our  many loyal friends and  customers, foryour  ^.wonderful patronage.  Gunnar and Marilyn   .  Wigards Shoe Store  N. Richard MeKibbin  INSURANCE  Gibsons  WISHING ALL THE JOYS OF THE  SEASON TO OUR MANY FRIENDS/  Alex^ Murray and' Curly  Gibsons   Automotive  ^fr^y '**v-.��- ������.,^_..,^_^m -����.����. ���v-^*; ~~ >��^m^i  '<*****  *S"**���,  ���y^i  *.*���  We're hoping your  Yuletide is full of  bright  surprises.  Molly and Ed  Midway (iroccries -1 & M Bowladrome  Gibsons  ggecagt@c�����t@���i���!gigt@Kg@@e^^  msmsm  WISHING YOU  GOOD CHEER! i  >**^  AVERY HERS* CHMSTllASl  Sechelt  ^j��j��)i^>*_s9}_na4*_��a  MADEIRA PARK STORE Coast News, Dec   26, 1963-       5  CO-��P?fe EVENTS      ,-|J(g   ^  Dec.  28,  L.A. ^to-Canadia���*:_e-  "gion -branch"109r Christmas- party for children of branch mem-  Dec$&&iaii t'oT-attendA,the Le-  gion 109-Annual New Year's Eve  Danee-and��F*o_c. Noise-makers  etc.x to #im�� W. happy. Excellent t music. Tickets from .Chris  Beacon,'Archie Crowe "arid Bill  Tweedly. > -  Dec. 31, Kinsmen Club New  Year's Eve Ball,1 10 tfm. .to ?  School Hall, Gibsons.  REAL ESTATE  ���* :���r  MISC. FOR SALE (Cont'd)  %'7^'.<X.Q   .>&.'?*���*/ * V  ���i i;  V.  GREETINGS  To all my dear friends oh  the Sunshine Coast, the Sea-  sop's Greetings.     ~   J  May Reichelt  Season's Greetings to friends  ��� and neighbors. In lieu of  sending Christmas cards, we  have sent a donation to the  Cancer Fund.  Mary and Oscar Leeman  . , Sechelt.  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  Christmas and New Years  Greetings to my many  friends and heartfelt gratitude for your cards, letters  and kind deeds extended dur-  ing my recent stay in hospital. Mrs. A. Wyngaert  IN MEMORIAM   ��������� HOSTLAND ��� In loving memory  of a wife,.mother and grandmother, Alma Dorothy, who passed  > away Dec. 25, 1962.  Resting where no shadows fall,  In. perfecf peace, she awaits, us  all.,. ;  Loved dearly in life and, living  yet in <the hearts of those who  will 'never" forget. -" '    '  ������Ever remeipberedby the Family  HOSTLAND .��� In loving mem-'  orybf a.wife, mother and .grand- ,  mothert Alma Dorothy, who passed away, Dec. 25, 1962.  Just.arthought of sweet remembrance,,. ^   . .    ,  Just a memory sad* and ��true,-  Just a love and sweet devotion  Of those who1 think of you.   .  George and Gloria.  FLORISTS.  Wreaths and sprays. Lissi-Land  Florists. Phone 886-9345, Hopkins  Landing. -   '     ���    -  Flowers for all  occasions.  Eldred's Floorer   Shop,   Sechelt.  Phone, 885^4455    -    .  PHONE 886-2191  H. B. GORDON & KENNETT Lfd.  Real Estate & Insurance  Gibsons Sechelt  886-2191 885-2013  (R. F.   Kennett���Notary  Public)  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.  EWART McMYNN  Real Estate & Insurance  Marine  Drive,   Gibsons  Phones:   886-2166,   Res.   886-2500  $1,500 DOWN  Modem homes under construction. Choice locations in the Village of Gibsons. Buy now and  choose your own color scheme  for interior and exterior finish.  Full  price  $11,500  to $13,500.  CHARLES ENGLISH Ltd.  Real Estate���Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS,  B.C. PH.  886-2481  For all types of insurance including Life, Contact  To see any of these phorie:  Office: 885-2065, or  Eves.:  E. Surtees 885-9303  C. E. King, 885-2066  ,;    AGGETT AGENCIES Ltd.  t I.     , Nil    FOR THE CHOICE  . PROPERTIES CONTACT  K. BUTLER REALTY & Insurance  Box 23, Gibsons B.C.  Phone 886-2000  STEELE & CR0MBIE Ltd.  " Successors to Charles Steele  Real Estate ��� Mtges, Exchanges  13 W Broadway, Van. 10 TR 4-1611  PROPERTY FOR SALE  3  choice  double   frontage,   large  view lots, near beach, good wa-^  ter  supply.   $1200  each,   terms.  Phone 886-9813.  HELP WANTED  STv MARY'S HOSPITAL-requires  immediately general office clerk  Proficiency in typing and ability  to interview important.- Salary  $205 to $238 per month. Health  plan, superannuation. Apply to  Administrator, St Mary's Hospital, Garden Bay, B.C.        .  WORKWANTED  MADEIRA PARK  * Semi view, lots for sale  i Liberal Terms  E. S. JOHNSTONE, 883-2386  ROY'S LAND  SERVICE  Now   three   sizes'  of   tractors;  and  many  special   machines .to  handle acreage   to 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. '-X',--- X. X-. -XX - ������������''��� -X:XX  ..Power raking lawns. Have your  lawn reriewed by removing dead  i^ss^riaossarid mower clippings,  and then" power swept and fertilized. To haVe a good lawn you  ��� need this service at least twice  a year.  ROY BOEJM3RSON, 885-9530  Please.phbne evenings oply.  240' on Chaster Rd. x 105' deep,  1 building on cement slab, size  2# 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.  WATERFRONT LOTS V  EARL'S COVE  SUBDIVISION  Adjacent to Earl's Cove Ferry  terminal   on   Sunshine   Coast  Highway.   Beautiful  yiew ��� of  Jervis Inlet. Excellent fishing  and boating-. Good site for motel and boat rentals,  c. Waterfront lots   $3,500.   i  View lots from-$1800;  10% down. Easy terms on bal-  ancev. Discount for  cash.  b: SLADEY  MADEIRA PARK, B.C..  Phone 883,2233  FOR RENT  BUILDING MATERIALS  JOHN D�� BLEER  BUILDING ��� CONTRAGTING  Wilson Creek,:B.C.  PHONE 885-2050  2x4 No. 4 Hemlock, $39 per ;M:  See it for yourself at  SIMPK3NSPLACE  ��� ?x<ij--  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE REAL SALESMEN  1 trailer site, beautiful view and  safe beach. Phone 886-9813.  One bedroom cottage at 1712 Sea  view Rdi-AiiplyOT 9-3788 or, 90  S. Skeena St.* Vancouver 6:  MISC. FOR  SAL_      , v ;    ���: ,���'. ���--���.  1 used, oil range, $85.  1 propane range,  1, used I Servel Propane refrigera-  tor.'������J.Jy-XXy:.- .' ��� "'. ,   . .-���;.:.     J  ��� All good value  MARSHALL WELLS STORE  Phone Sechelt 885-2171  45' x 8' Rollbhonie trailer, 2 bedroom furnished; including washer, dryer, TV and porch. $3500.  Phone 885-4477:  Used ��� electric    and gas  ranges,  -also- oil- ranges.  C  &   S   Sales,  Phv. 885-9713,.; Sechelt.  * >4' ��OURiDOI-_A^;HAS    X '*  * ^ MORE CENTS7'AT'      ' *  EARL'S & WALT'S  A\  >- -   886-9600   &  886-9303  WANTED  ���'  "      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.  PETEIT CHRISTMAS    -  Bricklayer and Stonemason  All kinds of brick and stonework���Alterations and repairs  Phone 886-7734  ; For   guaranteed   watch \   arid i  jewelry    repairs,'   see    Chris's  Jewelers, Sechelt. Work   done  on. the ixremises. vtfi>  crest; electric 77'J  Domestic ;.wiring, rewiring arid  alterations from Port- Mellon to  Pender Harbour. Free estimates.  Phone 886-9320 eyenings.  ,%~  -/V,\.  -   4 ��l  C l���� O^TCS rE.\TlKE��. INC.  "Getting down will be easier!"  An outpost Christmas  RAY '  NEWMAN PLUMBING  &  HOT  WATER HEATING  ' K > '  -Your agent for  Beatty Pressure Pumps  Phone 886-9678  ALL WATER PUMPS '  INSTALLED' & REPAIRED  WATER  SURVEY   SERVICES  HYDROPURE   water   sterilizer  water filtering systems, diamond  drilling, jack hammer work, rock  and stump blasting. R.R. 1, Sechelt.  Phone 885-9510.  PEDICURIST>  Mrs. F. E. Campbell  - $elma 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  FUR STORAGE  Phone Sechelt 885-9627  or   in  Roberts   Creek,   Gibsons  and Port Mellon Zenith 7020  .   ELPHINSTONE   CO-OP  ��� Christmas Hainpers, Dec. 21  11106,  orang�� _  10807, yellow  18447, pink  Used furniture, or what have  you? Al'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 .HburiB, .Wed., Thurs., Fri.,  11 a;mu to 5 pm.  Watch Repairs & Jewelry  MARINE MEN'S WEAR  Ph.  886-2116,  GIBSONS  FUELS  COAL & WOOD  $ ;  Alder $10  Maple $12  Fir $12 delivered  ;-,  Bone dry oldI growth fir-$14'  DRUMHELLER HARD COAL  ;$3^>on, $17'H ton, 12 per bag  TOTEM:���ipGS -~ $1 per' box  R. Il; HASTINGS���North Rd.  Gibsons  We deliver  anywhere ori'the  Peninsula.   For  prices  phone  886-9802  Christmas is a sea-going barge  from Vancouver. That's the word  from RCAF station Holberg, a  radar base on northern Vancouver Island.  At Holberg, Christmas got underway December 12 when the  community's cubs and brownies  held a party in the station's gymnasium.; This was: followed' by a  Christmas play in. the theatre  by thev children of the San Josef School. A decorating bee was  organized to put up a big; tree.  and to present the gymnasium; in  ��� its Christmas attire for the^community council party for all > station children and the even bigger party for all service .personnel and civilian employees of  the station. In addition, the  community council has Offered  prizes for best exterior house  decoration; .;..,. --,.���,..  .     -  On Christmas day���providing  the barge arrives in time from  Vancouver wftth .the turkeys,  the traditiori ;of officers, warrant  officers'-and ;senior ��� non-coriimis-  sioned oiifioers servdug -dinner  to the airmen will be observed.  On the: daV after Christmas  the Airmen's Club will host  about 60 children from St. Michaels Indian School at Alert Bay.'  The guests will be cared for in  the homes- of; some of .the 125  married servicemen at the.unit.  Seasonal dinner will: be served  and a program of sports and entertainment has been laid on.  The holiday season ^ and the  year4-wili wind up with  an all-  ranks A formal   dance   on' New  ' Yearns Eye; ���;-  v RCAF ^Station Comox.; reports  that; much of their activities ?wUl;  be; iri^conjurictipnl with thei riejgh-\  bdnrig. communities of Cpurtenay?  ^id( |Coino?.Pi -V: delegation^of corporals ;i:from cCpmox: 'will: make  a gift of money.; to an prphanage.,  And, l^e.pther RCAF unitSi Comox ���will : a_o������be-oii, duty oyer  the holidays and - the ; station's  Voodoo * jet interceptors will be  ready to go if necessary as part  of the; RCAF's :, Air Defence  Command and the.North American Air Defence Command.'  At RCAF station Vancouver,  children of the Air Force com-  murv.t''' h".-1"*: ^.',?T',;'...������' gathering  toys, and  will distribute   .them  through local agencies as Christmas    gifts to the unfortunate.  There will be special church  services in the Protestant and  Roman Catholic chapels and the  commanding officer will carve  the turkey in the mess hall on  Christmas day and will serve the  living-in airmen.  : If the'weather is good, Santa  Claus will arrive' by helicopter  at Kitsilano site to deliver gifts  to children of- servicemen.  ��� Through the  combined   efforts  of RCAF Station Baldy Hughes,  S25 /milesv from: Prince George,  ;the   Prince^Ceorge   Lions   club  '.''arid the^nited|St^es;^Air Force  X at McChord,f^Aii: ^Force base in  Washingtori;��� state^ ; nearly;;-200  gifts plus 'nrits and candy "will be  vflown to Watson Lake, Yukon  Territory, from where delivery  will be, made to Indian children  at Lower Post, B.C. Santa Claus  will be included in the party..  ��The  Lions, club-    raised ;the  anipney for the ; operation while  the wrapping and labelling of  gifts was done by the Baldy  Hughes Ladies' Auxiliary. The  aircraft fpr the trip was provid-;  ed by the U.S. commander of the  25th NORAD Region at Mc-  Chord;  In the; second operation at  Station Baldy ��� Hughes, about 15  ^underprivileged, children from  the district will be guests of the  RCAF at a,, party with each guest  ��� being attended by his or her  ^personal' sporisor.-:;'''-.     " "���f ^  ;';'���: DRAMATIC" ACCENT 7;  When planning.' a     new color  scheme for a room",  don't fleg^,  lect   to   consider "wood 'colofsi  They are as much a part of your  ���decorative^scheirie las- :-, jfabiics,  j^raperi^s^pajnts^ndiwallpaDer.  But don't: feel all ��� . woocf,colors:  must be the:sairie.' Tor instance,  an ebony chord organ;; in a room  of   blonde ; wood furnitur^   will ���;  produce a dramatic accerit.  SAVES CARPETS  To save carpeting or tile floor  .covering, it's advisable to move  all furniture,    out of  its tracks  . every week even if ever so sligh.  =tly. This applies to chair and to  tables, >chord   or  s*>'net  organs,  coffee tables   and  chesterfields.  io  17 ACROSS yxy  6 Inforainr.  _ Mine*     t  15 Pokex>(- ������;  16 Half      ,  17 Expense  18 *������*"* Swn  19 -���������the Red  20 Conaolid*-  V-^t-OM-c'  22 Canadian  :- Province    ..  24 Vase  |25 ������llamer  26 Balance  29���rergteen  .  ��� .������tree ��� '��� X- ���'  30 Mlnlmnm   ;  34 .Tag /./���������;. ;>  3SSoatlne  36"Moitar.:>'.^,:;  and-������>�����  37 Past ���:,���.-'XX.  38 Counaelow  40 Metallic  element  41 Rank      V  43 Island (Fr.)  44 Lards  45 Rob  46 Conjunction  47Sacclnct ...  48TI-9VV  50 Pale     ���  ���1 Ovtf  MSitd  58 Vocal  S^Neir  6lD��Totloa  62dhUl  63 Delete    ',  64MtJ��cull����  '    name  65 Snares  66 Appraises  67V��nd  DOWK ,;,-���  1 Street car  2 Merchandise  lBeydiml^-'.  4 Aquatic bird  5 Reject    =  6 Play on -  words (pi.)  7 Business  abbreriaUon  8 Pastry  .9 Case  10 Dairy   ;  product (pi.)  11 Oermaa   '  title of.  respect  USklp  Answer To Ptisxl���'No. 770 ]  'riiiPISI  |_]-]_l     ___________  _Li_    Li___    _L1���E1UU  ii^l--    G.^-Gl    O-Q-BI  ^J____    ____    ULiDU  ���������___    L4__D    _������  __   a nam  _a.__  aa  _]__    ___H    I  LI__L9    U_J'J_    UJUUIU  ;___   ____   ____  _]_____    B__-    DU_  !_a______u[i-   a_u  aasn!isi-iyif g si  mmm  13 A size of  --.type ������?  21 Before,        :  23 Bundles":)'  afiPosinc      >  26 Argues    ���  27 Xar_er>-������r  28 Solitary  2-\Spcet v  31 Fkmgrant oil  32 Cota':-  lengthwise  33 Taut '���;������  35 Comnranlst .  36 Before  38Thoosaad.  (coob-fora)  =;.���  39, Not young  42 Imposing  ���vVv houses ���;���''".-.  .44 Women  48 Soft yam  47TwUchlng   .  49 Internal  50 Alms  51 Feanlnine  "������Vniime"  52 Solicit  53 TMy  54���-M-Jeate  >55 VblutaeX ������. -J  56 Vice  57Vale  60 Cistern     .  Alder and maple $8 per load:  Fir $10 per load delivered. Terms  cash. Apply Wyton,. 886-2441.  to  THE FIRST WORLD WAR  To the Editor.  Sir  ��� As  a  subscriber' -ib^ a  paper I always look forward: fb .  reading   I    enclose  herewith^ 'a  poem that will bring back - mejri- ,"  ories to those that are left of tHg "  First World War of a Christmas  day many years ago.  I would feeL ever grateful if  you will be so kind as to print  this in your? valuable paper.  , Thanking you in: advance, s and  with the very best of good wishes  for a very Merry, thristriias:.to  you and your \ wonderful staff  and niay :the ;New: Year ^1964  bring to you and each and every  one of you prosperity, good  health, and {all that you your-  selves wish. ���   ./    ���-������������ ���.,'  ; ���  I remairi,  Yours  very respectfully,  AUSTIN CRAVEN.   \  . / .���-....   .... .���.���'��� ���������. ,|. .-. '...<���.-  I wonder how many of the  First War vets remember Christinas Day 1915-1916.  ���-.XX CHRISTrMAS'^DAY''AT'1'l^}-.  FRONT  It was the 25th of December   -  In the great European war    ������'  A: scene I shall always reraem-  "��� bei".-'..'.. ';������;���  For such has never happened before.  When one of the  boys left  our  trenches  :On- that glorious Christmas morn  To  shake  hands  with  the  Germans  And  give   cigarettes  for-  cigars  in return.  On Christmas Eve the.Germaris  ���.; Who-.had been pretty active all  .���������.���day;--/   .������* X-    " - ���;        ^.y:  Shouted across  to  our trenches  For some one to come half way.  A brave lad of ours went forward  X,. X'Xy   . .... ':::  To take -tliem^at their^ word '  And as he went ..steadily-forward  Not  a  sound  was   there  to  be  heard.  Our     boys XX were    pathetically  watching ; ;  No   ^doubt   some   hearts   stood  still. J J     ���:���;_.:,., y;-; X-XX'.  Each rgrasping;;:hisv%fl��i  tightly  In case he should become to ill.  But you; should''have heard the  ���/���;.���:' -shouting" yXj X'JX... '���  When ;they met arid" exchanged  "������:���.��� a- ���wordXx^yyrX.X.yy ..;���  I am sure |'$iX"a ^public meeting  Louder, cheers were never heard,  ���^entually on  Christriias' morn-  ...'/.. .ing '-; ��� C.-v.' .��� > --. i-J-V-';:' - - .'���' - ���.���',.���'*��� ���    ���   v''  ^A host bf 'thenv'came oiit^  Just as the day was dawning  My word they didn't half shout.  ; Some pf us  went  out  to  meet  ;"v.'���' .-them  . ���.':'.: -��� .-���..������'-  And to hear what    they had to  ���   say"       ;'���'���.-- '���:..,":'���'  And an officer who spoke good  English X  Said  "no  shoot"  'tis  Christmas  ' 'Day. ...   ' v. ;  PS���The above few lines: go  to show' that i although we were  bitter enemies at this time, for  a little while we all forgot bur  hate and bitterness for each  other,    r.'d    showed    the    true  .Christmas spirit and: reverence  to the-birth of the "Christ Chad" '  who brought peace on earth  and good will to riian.-So let us  hope that peace and good will  to ��� our fellow man will continue,  and as we kneel Jo-t pay- our respects at the scene Pf the "Nativity" we will all know and  understand what' a. small babe  brought to us -the true spirit of  ^Christmas;" '������;  Capt.  Austin Craven,  MC,  Granthams Landing,  B.C.  PUZZLE NO/771  Topiary tree  for yaur table  Plain white cotton .. batting  can be effectively used to create a unique topiary tree for  your Christmas table. ^You'll  also need fine mesh>��� chicken  wire, two feet by eighteen inch,  es, for the , topiary ball base:  a broomstick\>.; cut ^venty-one  inches long for the stem; and  a styrofoah. filled flower pot,  which, serves4aj..the J itree's  base. First spray flower' pot  and broomstick with gold paint.  Put sand or rocks tin; the bottom .  of pot to weigh tr|?e down. Cut  Styrofoa'm to fi��the fiower pot;  making a *hqle^in center to secure; the broorristick. Mold chicken wire in shape'of a ball and  nail the top. dowri over broomstick. Cover the ball with' cotton  batting by punching it ^into the  mesh wire. Spray cotton with  glue.; and sprinkle withi' silver  glitter. Decorate the free with  clusters of polished holly leaves, small red Christmas bells,  and gold-sprayed small leaves  ��� artificial or real. You might  also use artificial flowers or costume jewellery for tree decorations. To complete your topiary  tree, cover the styrofoam base  with cotton batting, and tie a big  bow  around the stem. ristmas Uown  Australia and Canada, the two  large independent nations in the;  Commonwealth, thousands of  miles apart, have rhuch in common, but Christmas here and  "down under" has many contrasts.  In Australia, it's day when it's  night here, and their Christmas  season is in mid-summer. In December great hedges of poinsettia  and fuchsia are in full bloom.  Geraniums, with very large  blooms, are also planted as hedges. ���'~ '.'.'������������  'The fireplace in most homes is  "Daddy, may I have a potato? You gave me a piece of  charcoal againT  . '^������-'���������������������������������-������i  !���������!��������*���-���*������__������������  I ���������������������_���*�������*-��-�����*__ I  TP-"YeU,.;.��U2?.-;t;'r.  FRIENDS /.T;P; CUSTCXA  Board of Directors and Staff  Elphinstone Co-op  Gibsons  if,;-:rs.r.,  (By NANCY CLEAVER)  filled with potted plants, because  nobody would dream of hriyirig a  fire in mat temperature,-but the  old saint still fills stockings hung  on the mantel.    .:  To Canadians, white snow piled in great drifts, arid pold crisp  weather, are normal; settings for  the Christmas season. In Australia, snow is found only on mountain tops. ; '������'���:.  Most Canadian homes': have a  Christmas tree. A number of Australians do put up imported  Christmas' trees. Their only native tree, is the eucalyptus;; This  famous gum tree sheds its bark  instead of its leaves.  The Christmas dinner tradition  in Australia rests largely with the  older families. They try to keep  up the customs of- opening gifts  after breakfast with a noon meal  of turkey or beef. But some simply prepare a big picnic meal and  go off to the beach, or eat outdoors in the garden!  Canadian children hear about a  Santa Clous with sleigh and reindeer visiting their homes to bring  gifts for good boys arid girls. In  Australia, deer or reindeer are  seen only in zoos, and Father  Christmas, as he is called, arrives by plane.  Winter sports as we know therii  don't exist in Australia. Australians play tennis with unabated-  enthusiasm the wholes year; and  at Christmas, swimming, surf-  boating, wate'f skiing and boating are widely enjoyed:  At Alice Springs on the edge  of the Simpson desert, the teriip-  erature is often 123 degrees* of  heat, and sometimes reaches 132.  A Happy New Year to you all.:  Broadcasters talk about breaking  high.lrecords in this area  while  Coast. News, Dec. 26, 1963.  '.. Canadian broadcasters are usual-  fly talking of an all time low.  There is great contrast between Christmas in Australia and  in Canada, in eternal things dependent ; on , the' climate But  Christmas in both lands is the  festival in the home, the Children's Day,- the Birthday of the  Christ Child. -  wrap-ups  The Holy Season is one of  many meanings.     -  Christmas is a fire glowing in  the hearth, the music of youthful gladness, a family gathered  round a Christinas tree to share  the joys this special. day holds.  Christmas is the greatness of  a star-filled night and the affec-  ion that takes our thoughts beyond the canopy of sky. It is the  honest simplicity of a child's gratitude, the sincerity attending the  exchange of greeting and gift  among .friends. ..  Christriias .is ,a$time of human  bondship,; of vtrue and genuiffe  desires -to offer a warm handshake^to'Pur fellow man wherever he may be; arid the resolve  that by/ this-same alliance mankind shall -'be ^accordingly enriched and made.��happier.      .  A Very Merry Christmas  and  a Prosperous New Year.  y^- ���v > *.��" ^)  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION  : Gibsons  .*���������������-������_?*���  Fight  Tuberculosis  A big part of the fun of. Christmas is wrapping gifts, and wrapping them with imagination. You  can find unusual and inexpensive  gift wrap ideas around the house,  especially iri your sewing robin...  For instance,  a  scrap of black  cotton velveteen and black lace  trim make elegant wrappings for  a sophisticates gift,    To please  a very feminine lady, wrap her  gift in pastel paper and lavishly  trim  with  cotton  eyelet  ruffles,  ribbon; and lace appliques.   For  a gift of early; Canadiaha,    use  cotton ticking or bright red���-calico as wrapping material.-Tie up  the package with strands of red  ball fringe or cotton     rickrack.  For a woman who ^sews;- wrap a .  box of Christmas cookies in a cotton print fabric    which can be  made into kitchen towels or pot  holders  later,   Use   rickrack   to  tie up the box, and attach spools  of matching thread to the bow arrangement. If yoiir gift is for the  both, fragrant soap or bath salts,  wrap it in a cotton terry cloth  hand towel. One of the new floral-  printed styles could be used to  wrap a matching towel ensemble.  Wrap each gift. to. suit the contents or the person wbo receives  it, and you'll add an extra mear-  sure of    thbugMfulness    to the  simplest present. v-  MAY CHRISTMAS  GLOW WITH JOY  FOR EVERYONE!  Vern. and Ann  RICHTER'S RADIO & TV  Sechelt  - ��� ^���^JW"-*~^r^ir>^-tir����%>^ii->_r>jK-r��.rxr>_r  JOYtotheWorli  IP*--.-.- ��� i  Moy the radiance of/  ' the Christmas spirit  jtfilne upon all men*]  ALF and CHRISTINE RITCHEY i  Gibsons  5&ft}_����K_^l!i-}-%-��~^  n  Another year of pleasant association  draws to a close.  I extend  with sincere appreciation  my best wishes for a  Merry Christmas  and a  Happy New Year  Doris Beauty Salon  ���'���''��� Doris Drummond  W  xpx  -���+  P7L-''  x- .-������..,  ;.S "?.;.'���'.���  ������, .  .     4  .'".'-I  GIBSONS FAMILY SHOES  Gibsons  Dan Wiieeler  IMPERIAL   OIL  AGENT  ever  area  ; nay 7 customers  AyyV&ry. :  w  a  Eagle Motors Ltd.  4161 EAST HASTINGS ST.  NORTH BURNABY, B.C. Elphinstone Christmas Echoes  YULETIDE JOY  TO OUR MANY  GOOD FRIENDS  HELEN'S FO.CN SHOP  " Gibsons  Exam week, an undesirable necessity,''is hard upon us. Everyone is aware of the seriousness  of these exams. Most of them,  for the seniors at least, are two  nours m length. Nearly all other  school activities change from a  thundering stomp to a quiet tiptoeing but nothing ceases completely until Friday when we  abandon the corridors, the classrooms, and even the gymnasium  which never seems quiet. The  school will be, free of its over  400 occupants and enjoy a quiet  Christmas holiday.  The choir and drama groups  are practising for their respec-  t've performances at the Christ-  rr.as concert on Fridav. This  taming. Maybe Decause v the  should prove to be most enter-  ocuc ot worry that are exams  has moved on or maybe it is the  nouaav spirit that makes *.r> -  on? of thp most enjoyame afternoons of the year, coming sec-  or"-, only to the last day of school  in June.  The display case was adorn~  ed this week with a nativity  scene. Mr. Bennie's art 20 class  JACK CLEMENTS  SOFT DRINKS  ROBERTS (REEK  CREDIT UNION  Gibsons ,  iaf ������������������������*����� pi  p^*0^^^***0^*0m**0*0+0*0^^^0**+^^*  TO ALL OUR  FRIENDS  Sunshine (toast Coin Laundries  Gibsons  tqgcgwgeccCTPCticcHPCHpg^^  JSP  s.  Christmas Peace to All    _^.  It is our sincerest wish that this holy '  season will be one of great peace ^nd , .  happiness for our many good fnertds.  H. B. Gordon  & K^hnett t-ttl;  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  Gibsons, and Sechelt   ' ; ' ' '  xir?..  did a f:r" job in preparing this  icveiy array. It depicts the wise  men coming to Bethlehem on  one side of tbe case and the  scene in the sickle on the other.  The characters ave of asbestos  and dry paste ovr wire frames.  The characters are very life-like  indeed. The art 20 class should  feel pi eased with the results of  their efforts.  -j* 5j< SjC  Friday saw the distribution of  My-Ook. This is a book comprised of a collection of some of the  better essays written ay students  of Elphinstone. -The contents  range from colorful descriptions  to the relating of past experiences. That perenmai essay ;opic  which is a favorite ot our .English teacners takes on s new  twist as Garry Jones tells of his  Earliest Recollections Brure  Wilson's   poem   gives   one   food  for thought. Others whose work  should be .recognised are. Gloria  Bishop, Brian Knowles, Nora  Hanula, Rick Flumerfelt, Holly  Pratt and Mary Seymour. The  entire publication staff should  be congratulated.  *     *     *  Much to the disappointment of  some and the satisfaction of  othres, i riday noon, usually reserved for a noon-hour danqe,  was cancelled to make way for  a basketball-'-'practice.. At the  time it was annoyirig but the  results of Saturday's game at  Pender Harbour made that small  sacrifice more than worth while.  Scores: Junior Boys, Elphinstone 33, Pender 7. Senior Girls,  Elphinstone 21, Pender il. Senior Boys, Elphinstone 40, Pender  36.  Both schools brought fine  teams.  Coast News, Dec. 26, 1963,  NEW BOOKS  LIBRARY  GIBSONS  Fiction -  The House of the .Four Winds  by John Buchan. ''������-*"��� '  Carava:" by James A. Mich-  ener..   / .."���  Love. - -���������- Me Not Hunger by  Faul T/aJ ���:.-.-..-.-  Non-FMj - ���':.   J.y  The Dog Who Wouldn't Be by  Farley Mowat.  A Sharing of Joy by Martha  Reben.  Golden Swords and Pots and  Pans by Jose Arnold.  Many Trails by*R. D. Symons.  The Big Sell by Pierre Berton.  Cooper's Creek by Alan: Moore-  head.. ;'' '':'r ������'���  The Noble Savage.by L. & E.  Hanson. ;-  Namatjira  of \ the  Aranda  by  Vie Hall.   ���:-XXy^-  4&- A.-  'fcHOA.  O IPtl CATS* F-ATl'MB. INC  "He barely made UP  si^^m^is^&^^&s^&&&^^^i&^m  CHRISTMAS  GREETINGS  Management and Staff  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES  LTD.  WWWWk^W^M  OLD-FASKIONED  '.WARM WISHES  TOEVEflYONE  AT CHRISTMAS  GIBSONS BARBER  Jerry and John ,  fe-nrak-fe*��-fe*fe_K-$-^^  i  CHRISTMAS  TO EVERYONE  Jim and Vera  Shea's Drive-In  Gibsons ��  We join Santa In wishing  y��y .? Yery HappyHoliday  Sim Electric Lfd^  ������ ;'"��� ���' Sechelt ���  .,     I  Joyous Christmas Wishes To All  ��">*��*ll*W��  Harvey Funeral Home      8  Gibsons %  We're bearing best wishes to all  .     our many wonderful friends, and  thanks for your patronage.  Ed. Fiedler  Gibsons Christnias Cleaning! Grants paid  RUG SHAMPOOING  and DEMOTHING  J>ay or Evening Appointment  ���    Done Right In Your  Own Home  For Free Estimates  Ph. 886-9890.  B.C. Hydro and Power Author-  ity has paid grants of $484.23 to  Gibsons and $395.37 to Sechelt.  B.C. Hydro manager E. S.  Gregory said the grants were  based on general and local improvement taxes paid by the, utility in 1961. Similar grants were  paid last year.  .Total payments for this year  including school taxes and grants  are $1,958.79 to Gibsons and $1,-  228.53 to Sechelt.  Royal Canadian Legion ���.Branch 140, Sechelt  !        .        -       -       - !  | New Year's Suppr & Dance |  SUPPER 7:30 pirn. SHARP ��� DOORS OPEN 6:30 p.m.  :���'    '...,'     ��� . :\Xk:-' v -   '���   ��� .'^'���' -        - \  I '    "Tickets Reserved $3 each j  * _ * . :  : ���   ��� t       ..-  -^  --���",���'��� r r -  "���"*���  ������l"X  XXXx :-7'X:.XX       H      Phone 885-9669 I  ������:                         . ...,...'���:���'.'������.'-.                                                                            ���     :  L���.;���...;;;;;;.v���....;....;.���^^ i  fe 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  *!*rt?*!��ftj^  >�������������������������������������������������.  Kinsmen Glub of Gibspns  prieSeBt /their annual  iw dear's Eve Ball  SCHOOL HALL  $6 per couple ��� Buffet Supper  Prizes ��� Novelties  -        ,   r <'  D<mcing 10 to ?  ���   '        '. > ��� .,- i  .    X ���"' ' ' l    *  ,       . , p-     /   ....     ,,.   .  _ - ...    ��� '      *      - -- f  Tickets from any Kinsmen or Gibsons Shell Service  i -.  1 *>      k  TOU CAN'T AFFORD TO SKIP THIS AD  EITHER! .... ENJOY WINTER WARMTH  FRESH AS ALL OUT DOORS WITH . . .  PROPANE  HEAT  HlAT)nlive move peace of rated Cm heaf it _dent~.  ���fcfc'�� /; ftpw.il.lile fa >H weather... no dd-very ar rtorfe jtoMctml Cm  fwoi .Movfac pft*. Cm DMft coto km to bvy�� I  IsmracoHRO-nblfvdcancrbgom?  ���bo.mbkxv*_mjoot^boi  h*.q��Jdu  ��I* Cm. HmrkOm tt-�� to dp ft.  ONLY   10%   DOWN  Complete Irisfallatfon financed  over 5 YEARS at 7% Interest  GO   PROPANE   GAS     :^]7Al^-W:'M6nEBN'  ROCKGAS PROPANE Ltd.  GIBSONS HARDWARE Ltd.  Ph. 886-2442  C & S SALES & SERVICE  SECHELT, B.C.   .  Ph. 885-9713  COAST NEWS WANT ADS ARE REAL SALESMEN  Kitchen staff  gets in dance  Attendance at Roberts Creel-  Hall Parents' auxiliary dance Saturday was disappointingly small  owing to several other dances and  parties taking place on the Sunshine Coast. ,    *  The music of the Toetappers  was, however, provocatively ur.  gent so that even thet kitchen staff  danced as they worked.. In fact  it may be said that some' new  steps were brought to life there.  Thanks to the kindness of mem*  bers of the Baler's Ball who had  held "a dance there the previous  night, their Christmas decorations were left up to be enjoyed  for another night." - Thanks also  goes to the pre-sale of , tickets  there is no reason to believe that  Santa Claus will fail to keep his  appointment at the concert on  Dec. 20.  Refreshments were convened by  Mrs. L. Flumerfelt and co-workers were Mrs. C. Beeman, Mrs."  M. MacKenzie, Mrs. D. Marshall  and Mrs. M Newman  To fire calls  Two calls-have been answered  this month by the Sechelt Volunteer Fire Brigade, one to a  chimney fire at the home of C.  G. Lucken, Wilson Creek and  the other to the home of Mrs.  Lorna Koike at West Sechelt.  The latter was due to an overheated heater and was under  control when the firemen - arrived.  A-2:15 p.m. on Saturday, Dec.  8, Bill Rankin, one of the firemen, when driving past a vacant  house at the'corner of Browning  Road and Highway 1G1 noticed  smoke. On investigating he .found  the interior of the house a mass_  of flames and knowing it was"  beyond* control he telephoned'the  RCMP from Wilson Creek. They  in turn contacted the Fire Brigade and when Fire Chief Parish and Capt. T. V. Gory arrived  on the scene the house was completely demolished. RCMP, are  investigating but there is no'suspicion of arson.  Pattern  9489  SIZES -  14V4-24V4  All-around wonderful from  standup collar to easy gored  skirt, and wonderful to wear for'  all your busy rounds during the  holidays and after.  ; Printed Pattern 9489: Half  Sizes 14^, 16&, 18^, WA, 22^,, -  24>4. Size 16V6 requires 3% 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 MARTIN, care of the Coast News,  Pattern Dept., 60 Front .St. West,  Toronto, Ont.  CLIP    COUUPON    FOR    50c  FREE   PATTERN In   big,v 5new-^ .  : Fall-Winter     Pattern     Catalog,,'  just but!  354 design ideas. Send.  50c for Catalog. ��  ^m^mmrn^mm^mmMmmmm7  Sechelt  Beauty Salon  Ph.   885-9525 '  HAIRSTYUNG        >  designed just for you     '  Coldwaving ������ Coloring  Tuesday to Saturday  BOWLING  E & M BOWLADROME  (By ED CONNOR)  Midway of Gibsons Af, League  rolled team high three - of 3141  and Imperials of the same league rolled team high single of  * 1145.  League Scores:  Gibsons B: Moonlighters 2607  (916). J. Chiis-er 684 (277, 241),  E. Connor 631.  Tues. Coffee: Jinx 2513 (945).  K. Horvath 599l (267), V. Boyes  535, C. Fisher 586, (276), A. Johnson 510, B. Swanson 561.  Merchants:-Jim's TV. 2795 (988)  B. McFarland 624 (260), D. Mc-  Cauley-639,. S. Wilson 241, Bi  Gibb 240. \   ���/" ���   '-'��� 1  :  - Gibsons ,A: Midway 3141, Imperials ':1145. B. Fisher 254, D.  Crosby 632* L. Pilling 613 (250),  J. Davies 608, J. Allan 614 (276),  E. Shadwell 609 (286), H. Shadwell '636vt (280), L. Campbell 602  (252), - Gwen Edmonds 669, G.  Edmonds 665 (248)', G. West 649  (241K ".       "  Ladles Wed.: Gibson Girls 2313  (830). ,K. Taylor, 503, M. Lee 524,  D.   Crosby  602 241);  L.  McKay  548, M. -Connor 526, C. Zantolas  ��lff.   ,'''���'  Teachers Hi: Hit Urns 2706  (1021)/ H. Inglis 605,' B. McFarland 643 J. Wbeb 271, E. Yablonski 678 (271), B. Reed 603 (245).  Commercials: Jets 2592 Larks  980. D. Reeves 714 (260, 267), D.  Bailey 608 (309)/ ~H. Jorgenson  617 (248), M. Campbell 246, R.  Cruice 702 (307, 251), J. Peddie  615 (273).  Port Mellon: Rebels' 2549, Winners 914. A. Ferguson 240, J.  Larkman 697 (243), J. Thomas  696 (305), C. Sheppard 621 (260),  J. Hjofetland 249.  Ball & Chain: Lucky Strikes  258_viSid's Haren 959. D. Carroll  278.     ' *    :      , J  Crown & Anchor: Knaves 2693  (988)7 Gwen Edmonds 673 (279)  L. Gregory 699 (290, 251), J.  Larkman 627 (241),- A, Holden  602 (255), E. Connor 702 (243,  262), B. Hume 602.  Juniors:   Blowers   1035   (578).1  Carol   Forshner   239,    Way.ne  Wright 207, Randy Godfrey 240,  ���vRobert,, Solnik 222, Chuck Bruce  ' 376'���; (209);   Mike - Clement '~385  (233).    <  22 ��4/  8       Coast News, Dec. 26, 1963.  SECHELT BOWLING ALLEYS' >\  ' (By EVE MOSCRIP)  Orv Moscrip in the Sports Club  broke the 'individual three game  alley record with a whopping 932  (326, 319, 287). Village Bakery of  the Peninsula Commercial league  set a new" team4 single' record  rolling 1405, Arvella Benner leading the team with 355: A Merry  Christmas - to all, bowlers, and  good bowling, in the New Year.  Ladies League: Bev Nelson 645  Pender Harbour Muriel Cameron 623 (327), Charlie Hauka  600. ;        -       *���  - Peninsula Commercial: Bron-  nie Wilson 715 (336), Gordon  Freeman 693v  ,  Sports Club: Orv Moscrip 932  (326, 319, 287).  * High School: Susan Read 410  (200, -210), Diane ,Goeson 263,  Jack Goeson 403 (210), Arlene  Johnson 209.  Pee Wees: Penny Caldwell 287 t  (164),   Randy   DeLeenheer   295,  (155).  LAND   ACT  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 ��f  Lot 6715 N.W.D., thence south 5  chains; 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-homesite.  BERNARD E. STARRS  Dated Dec. 7, 1963.,  THEATRE  GIBSONS  ' FRI. and SAT. NIGHTfS  7:30 and 9:30 p.m., '  all other nights 8 p.m.  1    _.  Children's Matinee Saturday  v   - 2:30 p>m.'  Every Tuesday two admitted  for the "price of one  THURS.-, FRL'w D#J. 26 & 27  Elvis Pfe'sley, '-Hope'Lange  WILD IN THE COUNTRY  r "'"^^^'"'ij'^"'"^  SATURDAY," DEC.  28  Matinee v<  Laurel and Hardy  GRMJ GUNS  SAT., MON. ��� Dec. 28 & 30  Dirk Bogarde,  James Robertson Justice  DOCTOR AT LARGE  TUES.', WED.���Dec. 31, Jan. 1  Closed tor New Year's Day  THURS., FRL ���Jan. 2 & 3  Marlon Brando, Dean Martin  M YOUNG LIONS  - _ Cinemascope ���' >  ���" > >       >.  ...........................................  1 >i . -��  For further, information  Ph. _S_-��827  J ���  ^r  -.��   *-  .JOINT PARTY  First Wilson Creek Scout  Troop and the First Wilson Creek  Cubs held a joint Christmas party at Wilson Creek Scout hall,  Wed., Dec. 18.  Scoutmaster '��� George Flay's  scouts entertained the cubs with  three excellent skits' and Cub-  master Robert JE. ' Godwin and  his cubs 'entertained' the' scouts  with games. ���* ���     ,      ;  Refreshments were provided  by parents)of the boys and by  the Wilson Creek Scout and; Cub  Group, Committee. ,,' -    ���  T  YEAR  Legion Hall -Gibsons  DOORS OPEN 8 p.m. - BUfflET SUWft  >.-��   v *y  "' 14 per .couple  Royal Canadian Legion ��� Branch t(ft  .Si il.- -  %  noEtt  EXTENSION OP TIME1  on invitations, to. tender: South  Pender' - Harbour , Watelrworks  District Contra^ts^Nos.^, 2 and  Sealed Renders - addressed to  the. Undersigned 'which were to  have been received by the undersigned up jto 1 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, January 2, 1964, will  now come under an extension of  time for delivery up to 7 p.m.  Pacific Standard Time, Jan. 9,  1964.  E.  STUART JOHNSTONE,  Secretary, .  South Pender Harbour  Waterworks District,  Madeira Park P.O., B.C.  ^^W-^T^^^^^y-   '    Af   '<���  If.    >   Xi-  ..-1*  \**s&> *-�����  CABBAGE COLLECTMm  " - X: iX , - .vv. 1'   ��� ^ *  nopicnyp  :     DK. 25 art 26 a��� JAM. 1  pickups on  DEC. H 24. 27, 28.29. 30 aid 31  Kelly's fiarbap Collection  '- V  A collect call  will give you the car  of your choice, New or Used  CALL MICKEY COE  a'*-.  af  CY 96242 or BR 7-6497  CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT  EAGLE MOTOR LTD.  FORD DEALERSHIP  v     416t E. Hastings Street - NORTH BURNABY, B.C.  ~"jx'X... Use Upper"Levels Highway and turn left at Cassair  ���';:���;;. -'"���������':%���  ' until yoii seethe Sign of the Eagle

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