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 Provincial  Library,  Victoria,   B.   C.  SERVING THE GROWING SUNSHINE COAST  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume 21  Number 1,  Jan. 4,  1968.  10c per copy  three car suspensions  The ROMP at Gibsons and  Sechelt report a quiet Christ-  masnNew Year holiday period  on/the Sunshine Coast. Road  patrols issued only three suspensions on car drivers somewhat the worse for. liquor. One  was in the Gibsons area and  two in the Sechelt district.  There was one accident resulting in injuries involving two  men in the Gibsons area and  one minor off-the-road accident  in-Sechelt  district.  Victim of the accident in Gibsons area was Ronald Hilmer  Olson, of Gibsons who was driving with TLionel Gordon Speck  of Vanderhoof, - B;c. The car  was proceeding along South  Fletcher road at about 5 a.m.  Sunday from Winn road towards  the Municipal Hall. when it  came into contact with a parked car. The collision : caused  both men to suffer facial injuries from windshield gla.ss.  Olson, the driver, walked  back to the Health Centre building and endeavouring to reach  a telephone for help, broke the  glass window of the door, gained entry and phoned for an ambulance. Dr. Hugh Inglis also  responded to the call.  In the meantime Olson; bleed  ing considerably, left bloody  marks in the area. Having obtained help he went to a nearby  house and awaited the; doctor  and ambulance. Both men were  taken to St. Mary's Hospital  for' treatment. Police are" investigating the accident.  ROMP at Gibsons and Sechelt reported the- road blocks  worked perfectly and both detachments were pleased with  the general attitude of drivers  in keeping the accident and suspension activity at a low mark.  Years work  Public meeting Jan.  outlined  Picture of the year!  THE MOST CHEERFUL picture that can be presented to Gibsons  residents for the year 1967 concerns the one million gallon reser-/  voir which now occupies the space above which was photographed  Ikst May while it was toeing scooped out. -Itis now flilled.  A public meeting will t>e held  at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6 in  the Union Hall on Wyngaert  Road in Gibsons (old Hilltop  Building Supplies). Bob Prittie,  a federal member of parliament  from the Lower Mainland, will  be at this meeting to answer  questions and discuss the performance of the past year's  parliament.  Whil^^ it   is  hoped Hartley Dent, NDP candidate for the new federal riding of Coast^Chilcotin, will also  be there to answer questions  and meet people. Mr. Dent, a  school    teacher    at    100    Mile  House in the vast new riding of  Coast-Ohiltcotin, is the NDP  candidate that did so well an  the provincial by-election which  satw Attorney-General Bonner  running for his political life.  All persons are invited to attend this meeting. With the possibility of a federal election  soon taking place it is not too  early to begin considering the  critical issues confronting Canada today and how they may  be most effectively met. The  meeting, once again, will toe  this Saturday, Jan. 6 at 8 p.m.  in the UnionYHall, Wyngaert  Road.  ���iOttg  t  ? Yxhe   following   statements is  chairman, British Columbia Cen  tennial committee:  In British Columbia 1966 and  1967 were years of excitement  and significance. Two successive centenaries were celebrated,  with almost every citizen in the  province involved to some degree.  As 1967 closes off Canada's  first century and 1968 heralds  the beginning of Century H, it  is appropriate to recognize the  hard work and imaginative action on the part of many thousands who were directly connected with the success of two centennial years.  On behalf, of the ,board of di->.  Centennial. committee, I-am privileged to extend a very hearty  well done to the chairman and  members of 23 sub-committees  and 384 local committees.  'These dedicated people put  an exclamation point on the  ending of Century I. We can be  confident that the resulting im-  ' petus wall surge over into Century IT.  To all Centennial workers,  may I say thank you very much  for your efforts and your I accomplishments. To all citizens  of Brutish Columbia, I wish a  happy and prosperous Second  Century.  Films on city problems  The views of Lewis.Mumford,  one of the world's foremost  authorities on the city, will highlight the theme of the winter-  spring film series of School District 46 Adult Education department. All films in the series will  be built around the theme  Where Man Lives.  'Filmed in 11 countries by the  National Film Board, six of the  films in the series are an engrossing study of the city as it  once was, the city as we know  it now, and the city as it may  be if it survives the dangers  which Mr. Mumford points out  to you on the screen.  These films are, in fact, a  master-view of the city and the  glories of city life, with all the  achievements, failures, and promises of our urban culture  made plain. Throughout the  films you feel the warm attachment to cities which underlies  Mr. Muimford's conviction that  the city is man's most precious  collective invention.  The film program will begin  on Jan. 9 at Welcome Beach  Community Hall, on Jan. 10 at  Sechelt Elementary school, and  Jan. 11 at the Gibsons Elementary school.  Scout Capers succeed  During the final council  meeting of Gibsons municipality last week, Chairman Wes  Hodgson, who relinquishes the  chair to. Councillor Fred Feeney issued the following statement on work done by council  nuring the  year:  In leaving the chairmanship  I do so with the knowledge that  I have given my best and which  has made an indelible mark on  the future of the village as the  following projects show:  Town Planning: The first  year of a five year project completed.  Landscaping: The. first year  completed of the five year plan  of beautifying the village.  Water:   Increased  water   available for douhle the popula-  :i{tip^eo^^e.ed^_j967;,        *��'';���>  Extension: Village plan completed.;  Magistrate's Court: Made available in the municipal hall.  Road work: Two year's work  done in 1967.  Dougal property. The title of  the Dougal property transferred to the Municipality and  leased to the Kinsmen.  Centennial Project: It was  necessary to take over this project and it has been completed  before the expired time of December 31, 1967.  Change of Name: From Gibsons Landing to Gibsons.  Re-appraisal of Village Assets: Not previously shown.  Happy days!  Remember the note on page  one of the issue before Christmas when someone had lost a  Christmas parcel on the 4:30  p.m. ferry?  Well, it had a good ending  and the parcel eventually reached the owner after information  received by the Coast News  was passed on to both parties  involved in the mixup.  It appears that on the ferry  parcels were in close proximity  to each other and the one involved in the mixup was discovered by a Halfmoon Bay family when its members reached  home and started sorting out  what they had.  MR. AND MRS. A. G. GRATTAN of Beach Ave., Gibsons, on January 7 will celebrate their golden wedding They met in England  , ^tiring thp. First .War-and, were married.in Devon. .The ..famil^r.consists of three children 'and five grandchildren; Mr. Grattaii has  spent most of his working period during the last 60 years in the  B.C. coastal country and before retirement was with the Hudson  Bay Company. He moved to Gibsons 12 years ago.  ^f^fjtSJft+fSfjfSfSSS* ���*���"  GETTING AROUND the Sunshine Coast to meet people last week  was Hartley Dent, (right) N.D-P. candidate for the new federal  riding of CoastOhilcotin. Apart from attending several short  meetings Mr. Dent visited the Canadian Forest Products pulp mill  at Port Mellon. Accompanying him on the mill tour was Mike  Blaney, vice-president of Local 297 of the Pulp, Sulphite Union.  New Scout commissioner  The show Centennial Capers,  held in. Elphinstone High School  Dec. 1, was a great success. In  addition to the experience and  fun had by the boys and the  audience, the district has been  able to obtain s__3f_cient funds  for the ensuing year's Scouting  operation. Thus it will not be  necessary to assess the individual groups in Gibsons, Port Mellon or Roberts Creek, nor will  it be necessary to canvass further this year from local citizens,    ��� '       ,.:,,      '.,-,.:,   ���:.-   .  Profit on the show, including  tickets and program advertising will be about $350. In addition there is a generous dona  tion from the Howe Sound Pulp  Employees Charity Fund of  $200, making total income $550.  This as been budgeted as follows for 1968: Administration,  $30; Whaler maintenance, $25;  leader and lay training and  meetings, $50; district Cub and  Scout program $145; District  support for the larger area organization (regional, provincial  and national) $300.  WINS DRESSER SET  Chris Christiansen of Gibsons  was winner of the ladies' dresser set drawn  for on Dec.  23  at Earl's in Gibsons.  C OF C MEETING  The annual general meeting  of the Pender Harbour and District Chamber of Commerce  will be held at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at the Pender Harbour Hotel, Madeira Park. Election of the executive council  will take place at this meeting.  The speaker will be Mr.  Frank West of Gibsons, a director on the Sunshine Coast  Regional District, who will talk  on the formation and undertakings to date of the Regional district. This will be followed by  a question period. All members  are urged to attend -fad guests  Robert Simmons has been appointed'assistant provincial com  missioner for Scouting for . the  provincial council of British Columbia and the Yukon. This  appointment is in keeping with  the adoption of the new challenging and exciting program  for boys in the 11 to 14 age  category.  The new program will toe implemented in September 1968,  but in the interim much work  is necessary in fully informing  the Scouting family of its ramifications. Special emphasis will  be given to the training of  volunteer personnel to ensure  a smooth transition from the  old to the new.  Bob Simmons, a native of  British Columbia, started scouting in this province and continued his interest as a volunteer Scouter in Vancouver, San  Francisco, Washington, ~ D.C.,  Montreal, . Toronto 'y and how,  having completed the cycle, -s  back where he started. He has  held virtually every position in  the volunteer field and was decorated by the Boy Scouts of  Canada (Silver Acorn) and the  Boy Scouts of America (Silver  Beaver) for distinguished service to boyhood.  Goes far  During November and December the Coast News received orders for the Beautiful B.C.  magazine to be sent to such  countries as South Africa, England, Scotland, Wales, the  Channel Islands, New Zealand,  Estonia, Africa and the USSR.  In the United States they were  sent to Vermont, Florida, Minnesota, California and in Canada to Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Quebec and Ontario.  During one morning two lists  of nine subscriptions apiece  came from two persons.  Milk fund  increases  In spite of. the heavy snowfall on the day of the Cup of  Milk Fund coffee party at the  home of Mrs. R. F. Bennie,  Hopkins Landing, $300 was  raised, [. $100 more than last  yearYOnly ten persons managed to get to the party but many  others telephoned and later  sent  donations  by mail.  Port Mellon Teeners sent $20  and Mrs. Scott's kindergarten  sayed v their pennies and one  little lad saying up to 100 which  he aded to the fund.  Mrs. Bennie thanks all who  donated and receipts will be  sent from Ottawa to persons-  who sent their donations in the  form  ofY cheques.  me  The regular January meeting  of the BPW club will be held at  Ole's Cove Resort on Tuesday,  Jan. 9. Dinner will be served  at 6:30 p.m. Arrangements are  being made for a speaker, details of which will be announced latere  All members are urged to  make a special effort to attend  and-bring a friend. Please let  the secretary, Mrs. -Doreen Lee,  know before noon Jan. 7 whether or not you will be at the  dinner. Members should also  bring with them unsold UNICEF  cards^ and calendars and money  covering those sold. Proceeds  from raffle ticket sales should  also be brought.  CANADA'S PROFESSIONAL  FORESTERS  University - trained foresters  are responsible for managing  forest land to produce the maximum continuing yield of forest  crops and to maintain; or improve the other benefits from  forest land including recreation, wildlife habitat and watershed     protection.  ^-%V   ';- v-J"%______$->,<Vs;  ������    -���   �� - ���;' _^___H________V      t, irV  _____________���__.. v^o-v"  /���<   X      'Y  GERRY CLARKE,  Fair board  secretary,  brushing  up on  the  prizes   to   be  offered   at   next  August's annual event. Coast News, Jan. 4, 1968.  Serving the Mt. Elphinstone district of the Sunshine Coast and"  the Sechelt Peninsula.  Phone 886-2622       P.O. Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  Published Thursdays at Gibsons, B.C. Authorized as second  class mail for payment of postage in cash. Post Office Department.  Ottawa.  Member Audit Bureau of Circulation, B.C. Weekly Newspapers  Advertising Bureau, Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association, B.C.  Weekly Newspapers Association.  .     Fred Cruice, Editor and Publisher.  Ed. Thomson, Advertising and Promotion Manager.  Subscription Rates: $3 per year, $1.75 for six months. United  States arid foreign, $4.50 per year.  -Psychedeliriiiiii tremens  To keep Coast News readers posted on the less than world-  shaking events, we are indebted to two sources for interesting information. The first comes from the reliable Ladies Home Journal  which has pioneered in many fields. It is a poetic exposition on  the language of hippies by Jane Goodsell to whom we offer congratulation on having produced the following:  Remember when HIPPIE, meant big in the hips,  And a TRIP involved travel in cars, planes and ships?  When POT was a vessel for cooking things in,  And HOOKED was what grandmother's rug might have been?  .  When MX was a verto that meant mend or repair,  And BE-IN meant simply existing somewhere?  When NEAT meant well organized, tidy and clean,  And GRASS was a ground-cover, normally green?  When lights and not people were SWITCHED ON and OFF,  And The PILL might have been,what you took for a cough?  When CAMP meant to quarter outdoors in a tent,  And POP was what the weasel went?  When GROOVY meant furrowed with channels and hollows,  And BIRDS were winged creatures, like robins and swallows?  When FUZZ was a substance that's fluffy like lint,  And BREAD came from bakeries, not frorii the mint?  When SQUARE meant a 90-degree angled form,  And COOL was a temperature not quite warm?  When ROLL meant a bun, and ROCK was a stone,  And HA'NGtUP was something you did to a phone?  When OHICKEN meant poultry, and BAG meant a sack,  And JUNK trashy cast-offs and old bric-a-brac?  When JAM was preserves that you spread on your bread,   ;  And CRAZY meant balmy, not right in the head?  ���   When OAT was a feline, a kitten grown up,  And TEA was a. liquid you drank from a cup? *  When SWINGER was someone who swung in a swing,  And a PAD was a soft sort of cushiony thing?  When WAY OUT* meant distant and far, far away,  And a man couldn't sue you for calling him GAY?  When DIG meant to shovel and spade in the dirt,  And PUTJON was what you would do with a shirt?  When TOUGH described meat too unyielding to chew,  And MAKING A SCENE was a rude thing to do?  : Words once so sensible, sober and serious  .     Are making the FREAK SCENE like BSYOHEDEUERIOUS.  It's GROOVY, MAN, GROOVY, but English it's not,  ' Methinks the language has gone straight to POT.  Next from the Inland  Printer,  published in Chicago   comes  some interesting information by Ramsey Oppenheim, a San Francisco' advertising and public relations vice-president.  He writes  on hippie art, there being considerable poster work coming from  print, shops in that city. Some samples hive reached the Sunshine  Coast. ,  Mr. Openheim writes that the art form that best expressed the  world they are trying to build was similar to Art Nouveau, in vogue  from the last days of the 19th Century to the mid-_.920s. Its best  known exponents included Audrey Beardsley and Toulouse-Lautrec.  Mr. Oppenheim also concluded that a large part of the hippie  stock-in-trade is to play games with the credulity that encrusts us  as we get older. Their pleasure comes from laughing at us as we  raise our eyes in wonder.  . Comment from Gibsons would advise that there is every reason  to suspect words will eventually revert to their usual meanings  and that the revived Beardsley esthetic art movement of the 1890s  will return to the limbo awaiting another generation to set a new  movement afoot.  COAST  NEWS  20 YEARS AGO  It was estimated there are 62  homes in the Halfmoon Bay  area from Sergent Bay, a distance of six miles, compared to  two on the main highway. These  figures were produced to back  the need for the Halfmoon Bay  road.  Canadian Legion Branch 219  held a New Year's Eve Dance  in Roberts Creek Community  hali. The Pony Pals provided  entertainment.  Mrs. E, Wheeler of Granthams Landing reports having  a dogwood tree in bloom.  Residential school pupils in  Sechelt provided a concert  which drew quite a number of  people' from all points in the  area..  'A New Year's Eve dance was  held in Bal's new hall over the  stores on Marine Drive. Attendance was  exceptionally good.  The shrimpboat Foxhill struck  a snag in shallow water off  New Brighton, Gambier Island.  Ruben Hill, one of the crew of  three, was reported drowned.  10  YEARS  AGO  Jack Mayne prepared a series of nine articles on the history of Sechelt for publication  in the Coast News. It ran for  about nine weeks.  Dick Kennett, the weatherman, reported that ' 1957 ; total  precipitation for the year was  six inches under normal. Highest temperature was 82^9; degrees and the lowest 10.5.'  Al and Queehie Lloyd ��� have  sold their motor court "in Pender Harbour area to Mr. J, B.  Love of Vancouver.  Dave Rees of Gibsons pre?  sented Gibsons'council with the  gavel he had used for many  years as chairman of many  labor  and  other meetings.   \  Because municipal w o r k  around the village was increasing Gibsons council decided to  advertise for a full time maintenance employee.  By JULES MAINIL.  It is a dark gloomy day ���  rain with the odd flake of snow.  A day to write about something cheerful, something  warm. Jean and I are bird  watchers. I do not mean that  we go around with binoculars  and weighty textbooks, avid  for exact recognitions. We just  like birds and give them whatever protection we can in an  unobtrusive way.  Directly in front of the house  we have a wild spot some 50  feet long by 30 feet wide. It  is a tangled mass of wild  cherry, wild plum, small fir,  and hemlock, huckleberry,  bracken, ferns _tnd some largish  broom. All around this area  are untended fruit trees. There  are birds in and around this  spot the year round, particularly in nesting time.  Amongst our favorites are  the Cedar Waxwings; beautifully colored, alert yet friendly,  brave as lions in defence of  nest 'and home grounds. Last  year to. our dismay we noticed  a pair of Waxwings starting to  build a nest in one of the small  cherry trees late in July ��� the  hottest and dryest part of the  year. Even as they were building the nest the leaves were  beginning to shrink and shade  was becoming sparse.  We had noticed previously  that Waxwings would fight  mightily to protect their nests  from excess heat and the direct rays of the sun, but that  if the heat situation got beyond their control they simply  abandoned their nest. To watch  the parent birds shading the  nest hour after hour, turning  with sun, ceaselessly beating  their wings, became a matter  of real concern to us. We had  to try to help, but nature in  its  delicate processes    is     not  Waxwings;;  easy to help.       v  We   decided   that   we  would  wet the bottom of the tree and  a small surrounding area with  a fine spray of water, three or  four times  a  day. At first we  sprayed for a couple of minutes  very close to  the ground. The  birds were nervous but stayed  on the edge of the -nest. Each  time  we   sprayed ��� we  raised it  a foot or so until finally, after  atoout     three     days,   we  were  spraying just   below   the   nest.  Finally    we . ��prayed the ,hen  bird and the nest itself and for  a minute the    bird's    courage  failed and it  hopped  a couple  of feet to a  branch  while  the  male nervously s perched on the  watching   tree   some   ten   feet  above our heads. We retreated  a few   feet,   the   hen   dropped  back  to the  edge  of the  nest,  opened her ibeak    and    started  slowly to fan once again.  From that moment it was a ���  joy to spray that tree and that  nest. We were completely accepted, as soon as we approached the nest with the fine water spray turned on, whatever  .bird was in attendance turned  toward us, opened its beak and  gently spread its wings. The  second bird, usually perched on  the bigger cherry tree, would  glance at us and then" resume ,  its guard duty, "watching for  jays, small hawks or squirrels.  The five eggs hatched, the  five nestlings matured. I do  not think that anything ever  gave Jean and me more pleasure than to- see the five cocky  young Cedar Waxwings hopping an their little cherry tree.  Three days later they and  both the parents had started  south. Next spring, when the  first Waxwing comes back to  our yard, one will get you two,  that our first remark will be  I bet that is one of our Waxwings.  COPVHIGH1   APPLIED FOR  We welcome written questions on legal points from  readers. If possible they  will be answered in this  column. Letters must be  brief, signed and your address shown. Send to "Poini  of Law," c/o this newspaper.  Q. A guy owes me $500 and  he gave me a bum cheque. I  went to the police and they  wouldn't do anything so X went  and saw the prosecutor but still  got the run around. What can  I do to get a charge laid?  A. Not much. It is within  the prosecutor's discretion to  proceed or not as he sees fit.  If he thinks there is sufficient  evidence to take the case to  court, he will do so. If he does  not think there is sufficient evidence to proceed, he won't.  Prosecutors are not in the habit of wasting the court's time  by bringing hopeless cases before it. The prosecutor must  prove, among other things, that  the accused had the guilty intention to commit the crime  with which he is charged. It is  an everyday occurrence for perfectly honest persons  to write  POINT  OF LA  oy ~/r f^racticinp oLaivy  cheques for a larger amount  ��� than they have in the bank, either through error or forgetful-  ness. This does not mean they  intended to defraud anyone.  You have no particular status  in any criminal case that may  arise as a result of the dishonored cheque. The case -would  be called Regina versus (say)  John Doe. You would only be a  witness, or you might not even  have this function. You can sue  John Doe in a civil action. You  should see a lawyer and sue  John Doe in county court, or,  better still, sue yourself in small  debts court where no lawyer is  necessary or even desirable.  You would then be the plaintiff and John Doe the defendant. As plaintiff you could proceed or not as you saw fit or  settle the case out of court, etc.  There is, however, a procedure provided in the criminal  code whereby a complainant  who has laid an information  (that is, sworn an affidavit that  someone has committed a  crime) can bring the question of  whether or not the prosecutor  must proceed before a justice  of the peace who, after a preliminary hearing, will decide  the matter. This, however, is  only rarely used.  Money for Indian housing  Over six million dollars have  been spent during the last six  months to improve living conditions on Indian reserves, Indian Affairs    Minister    Arthur  Lairig has announced. The 5-  year, $112,000,000 reserve improvement program was designed to hit hard at the low standard of living in many Indian  communities7  More than three quarters of  this money has gone toward  housing.' Five hundred and  eighty houses have been built  so''far "this year, and another  1,178 are under construction.  Electricity has been extended to 991 Indian houses at a  cost of $274,198, making power  available for small appliances  and light for children studying  at home.  A total of $357,693 has been  spent to install pressurized water in 330 homes and to provide  another 232 with' sewers or  septic tanks. One "hundred and  seventy miles of new roads are  making it easier for>' Indians  to get to and from schools and  centres of employment. Another 170 are being constructed, bringing the total cost to  $602,403.  N.   Richard  McKibbin  A   PERSONAL   INSURANCE   SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS,B.C  1968 RED BOOK LISTS OVER  170,000 PRODUCTS  A new Drug Topics pricebook is published each  year. Two more cumulative supplements are also  issued. All of these products can be sold in pharmacies. There were over 46,000 changes since  the last issue. The products listed are made by  over "4,200 manufacturers and suppliers, of whom  -260 are printed for the first time.  It is impossible for anyone to carry all the  products in stock. We carry those that we believe Doctors will specify or our customers will  want. So accurate is our inventory, that we seldom do not have what you ask for. So dependable are our suppliers, that we can usually get  rare items overnight.  Your doctor can phone us when you need a  medicine. We will constantly endeavor to Iceep  abreast of the expanding activities in the field  of pharmacy��� in this pra of sweat change. We  pledge at all times to be in the position to offer the finest of pharmaceutical services.  KRUSE  DRUG STORES LTD.  Rae W. Kruse  Pharmaceutical Chemists & Druggists  Sechelt Gibsons  885-2238 886-2234  Dependability ��� Integrity ��� Personal Service  STORE HOURS ��� 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ��� FRIDAY 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  OPEN ALL DAY WEDNESDAYS  MOVIES AT NIGHT  The Adult Education Department of School District No. 46  (Sechelt) announces its 1968 Winter-Spring Program of  ffet.onal Film Board Movies. The Program will feature  films with views by Lewis Mumford, one of the world's  foremost authorities on the city.  E THEME-WHERE MAN LIVES  Program for January  (Tues.,  Wed.,  Thurs.) (Tues.,  Wed.,  Thurs.)  9, 10,  11 23, 24, 25  The City ��� Heaven and Hell    The City ��� Cars or People  Black Creek Pioneer Village     Saskatchewan Jubilee  The Sea Got in Your Blood     The Annanacks  Program for February  (Tues., Wed., Thurs.)  6,   7, 8  The City and Its Region  Changing Wheat Belt  Miner  Vancouver Island  (Tues.,  Wed.,  Thurs.)  20, 21, 22  The Heart of the City  Buy Low Sell High  The Ever Changing Lowlands  Autobiographical A. M. Klein  Program for March  (Tues., Wed., Thurs.)  5,  6,   7  The City as Man's Home  Ghosts of a River  City Under Pressure  Change in the Maritimes  (TuesM Wed., Thurs.)  19, 20, 21  The City and the Future  Of Time, Work and Leisure  The Changing City  Program for April  (Special Final Evening Program)  ,2, 3, 4 (Tues., Wed., Thurs.)  Trip Down Memory Lane  Canadians Can Dance  Helicopter Canada  PLACES: Tuesday Nights ��� Welcome Beach Community  Hall��� 7:30 p.m.  Wednesday Nights ��� Sechelt Elementary  School ��� 7:30 p.m.  Thursday Njghfs ��� Gibsons Elementary  School ��� 7:30 p.m.  REGISTRATION:  At each location  FEE: For series $2 single��� $3.25 couple Civil servants and federal iiold-llle-line po^  Coast News, Jan. 4, 1968.       3  The Unseen Audience  A VEB9TEK CLASSIC  (By  JACK   DAVIS  Coast-Capilano M.P.)  Ottawa' will spend $10.3 billion  this year. This is a 5% increase  over 1967. Why the increase?  Why any increase at all? The  answer, basically, is wage increases in the civil service.  Last  year, wages   throughout  Canada rose by about 8%. The  unions, from one end of the  country to the other, were asking for -more money. Management, in most industries, gave  in. They gave large increases,  many of which are being reflected in the civil service as well.  But we have a brand new situation   in    Ottawa.    Collective  r;y t*��  Award for Gower Pt. artist  Robert T. Finlayson, R.R.1  Gower Point Rd., Gibsons, has  won a special award in the second Calendar Art competition  co-sponsored by Famous Artists School of Westport, Connecticut, and The Hartford Insurance Group. Mr. Finlayson  wins $150 for his entry, a colorful country fair scene.  The Hartford Insurance  Group, one of the four largest  fire, casualty and insurance  organizations in the world, put  up $12,000 prize money to be. divided   among 65   winners.   The  competition, entitled; Gallery  USA, was open to sudents and  alumni of the home-study art  school, and drew approximately  3,200 entries. Judges consisted  of a panel of Famous Artists  School faculty members, Norman Rockwell, Stevan Dohanos,  Joseph THirsch and Bob Peak,  plus judges Alan Gruskin, director of New York City's Mid-  tcwn- Gallery, and Leonard  Watson, advertising director of  The Hartford Insurance Group.  Mr. Finlayson, who is retired, is aged 72.  FRANK   E.   DECKER,   d.o s  OPTOMETRIST  For Apointment  886-2166  Every Wednesday  Bal Block  Gibsons  BY NAMCY  GAYLORD  FASHION CONSULTANT TO THE 160 SINGER CENTERS IN CANADA,  Elegant and feminine styles  inspired by the Victorian era  come to the fore in party dresses that are a refreshing change  from the kooky and pseudo sophisticated looks. Notable fashion details include high necks,  lace-edged collars and yokes,  long sleeves with deep cuffs, or  baby doll seeves that are short  and puffy.  Sumptuous fabrics like flowing cotton velveteens, frothy  cotton laces, and lustrous cotton satins richly interpret the  holiday mood.  Black velveteen is a special  favorite when softened with  wide white collars and cuffs,  or stand-up ruffled lace edging  at the neck. One designer uses  it for a short sleeved A-line  with double rows of buttons  down the front. The deep U-  shaped neck of the dress is filled in with tiny rows of white  baby lace. Another version is  a black velveteen dress with a  low Garrison-buckle belt. It has  a wide white platter collar and  gold-linked French cuffs.  Most elegant of all are the  cotton lace party dresses. White  tablecloth lace fashions a long-  sleeved small smock dress with  a high yoke accentuated with  pale blue velveteen ribbon.  Many of the frilly party dresses  are complemented with fancy  lace-trimmed pants.  bargaining is now the order of  the day. Soon7 the federal government will be faced with fresh  demands from its 200,000 newly  organized public servants. And  we will be lucky as taxpayers  if the government gets away  with a 5% across-the-board increase this year.  Bank presidents and company  executives, of course, are quick  to offer a word of advice. Ottawa, they say, must set an example. It must hold the line.  And it must be tough even  though the general public may,  suddenly, demand a settlement  at any price.  Remember the summer of  1966. Remember the postal  strike. And remember how the  public began to say that the  postmen should be paid more  ��� a good deal more. Government under these circumstances  has a more difficult time holding the line than industry does.  These are new circumstances.  Collective bargaining in the private'sector has been between  management and labor with society itself looking on. And, as  an onlooker, it could provide a  mediator as well. But in the  public sector ��� when it comes  to an argument between the  government representing the  tax paying public and the civil  service ��� there is no third party standing on the sidelines.  There is no one to step in and  help settle the dispute. In other  words, at this critical time when  inflation is a serious problem in  Canada, we are entering into  a new phase in labor relations  in this country.  The federal government, I  think, was too quick to give its  civil servants the right to strike.  Binding arbitration, especially  if the awards are too high, can  also be an albatross around our  necks. Anything more than a  5% increase is bound to have  serious effects in the rest of  the economy.  The current situation is not  without a touch of irony. Collective bargaining in the civil  service comes at a time when  the minister of finance is calling for restraint. And restraint  if it is to be convincing, begins  at home.  Can Ottawa really practice  what it preaches? Can it really  hold the line against the greatest aggregation of white collar  workers ever to be unionized  in Canada?.I certainly hope so.  But to make sure that it does  not run over its 1968 target of  $10 billion, it should begin laying off a number of civil servants in any case.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS ARE REAL SALESMEN  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2622  Hospitals given grants  D. G. DOUGLAS VARIETY & PAINTS  McCalTs Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies  Sunnycrest Plaza, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2615  HOWE SOUND 5, 10, 15 CENT STORE  ��Y>r All Your  SEWING NEEDS, SIMPLICITY PATTERNS  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9852  TASELLA SHOPPE  FOR YOUR YARDGOODS ��� Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9331  GILMORE'S VARIETY SHOP  SEWING NEEDS, BUTTERICK PATTERNS - Sechelt. Ph. 885-9343  Close to $2,000,000 in federal  grants for projects in Vancouver area have been announced  by Hon.. Jahn R. Nicholson,  minister responsible to parliament for the central Mortagage  and Housing Corporation.  The allocated funds are for  two senior citizens housing projects, the YMCA residence project and a children's housing  prolject.  Provided under the National  Housing Act, a loan of $980,-  000 will be made to the Young  Women's Christian Association  of Vancouver. The loan is for  a term of 50 years with interest  at 6% percent.  v Under; the - National Housing  Act, an $883,347-loan will be  made to the St. Vincent's Home,  a non-profit corporation sponsored by the Grey Sisters of  the Immaculate Conception.  The loan is for a term of 50  years with interest at 6% percent.  A $120,000 loan will be made  to Anavets Senior Citizens'  Housing Society, a non-profit  corporation sponsored by the  Army, "Navy and Air Force  Veterans in Canada, British Columbia Command. The loan is  for a term of .50 years with interest at'6% percent.  Also under the National Hous-  made to The Children's Aid So-  drig Act, a $9,334 loan will be  ciety of Vancouver, a non-profit  corporation. The loan is for a  term of five years with interest  at 6% percent.  An $150,000 federal grant to  the Peace Arch District Hospital, White Rock, British Columbia,     has     been approved,  BIRD ENEMIES  In these windy, blustery winter days many casualties are  suffered by small birds blown  against telephone and power  wires or dashed to death against  plate glass windows as they  zero in on inviting havens of  light and warmth. In addition to  these agents of destruction, the  small birds' natural enemies  are always active. Crows and  magpies feed upon the eggs and  nestlings, as do snakes, while  Cooper's hawks and sharp-shinned hawks are also deadly enemies. Rats, squirrels, chipmunks, white-footed mice and  larger animals, such as the  skunk and coyote are equally  predatory when it comes to  birds eggs.  FOREST LAND  MANAGERS  Most forest land in Canada  is managed by professional foresters. At present about 3,000  of these are responsible for  managing the third largest forest in the world.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  Phone 886-2622  national health and welfare  minister Allan J. MacEachen  has announced.  The grant, under terms of  the Hospital Construction Grant  rules, will assist the hospital  with costs of purchasing the  Berkeley Hospital, a 75-bed  private hospital. This buliding.  was acquired by the Peace  Arch District Hospital to enable itt o expand its extended  care services and improve the  range of health services available to residents of the White  Rock area.  CHIROPRACTIC OfflCE  Tuesdays. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Thursdays 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Saturdays 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Post Office Building, Sechelt  Telephone  885-2333  BACK HOE  & LOADER  SERVICE  ��� TRENCHING  ��� DITCHING  SNOW PLOUGHING  & REMOVAL  GRAVEL FILL & TOP SOIL  Phone: Days 886-2663  Nights 886-2378  or        886-7764  Fiedler Bros. Contracting  Coast Highway, ��� Gibsons  ways to save  movin  ec.Tci.pMrf  Trans-Cawfn  r   ���-r.3 ���,_,.'���. a  Here are two beautiful ways!  Moving day is no fun . . . nor are the expenses. So we  try to help a little. With your master phone, have as many  extension phones as you require installed at no extra cost.  Monthly rates for extensions start as low as $1.25* ���  another good reason for enjoying a fully phoned home.  Call our Business Office before moving day.  ���Additional charges for color and special models  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY  272D-8.REX 4       Coast News, Jan.  4, 1968.  COMING EVENTS   Jan. 6: Christmas tree burning, Kinsmen Park. 7 p.Jnv  Sponsored by the Kinsmen club.  CARD OF THANKS  I wish to take this opportunity  to thank all my relatives,  friends and neighbors, also the  L.A. to Canadian Legion 109,  and the Gibsons Garden club,  for the many cards, letters,  gifts and floral arrangements  sent to me during my stay in  the Vancouver hospitals. Special thanks to Drs. Crosby, Mc-  Naughton and Boyes.  I am eternally grateful, and  would like to wish you all a  Happy New Year.  ���Sincerely, Josie Davies.  Thank you to the nurses and  staff of St. Mary's Hospital and  a special thanks to Dr. Inglis  for the kind attention I received during my stay in hospital.  ���Sam Fletcher, Port Mellon.  g^^ir?*-.    REAL ESTAT  FLORISTS  STvy^-'  Wreaths and sprays  L\ssiland   Florists  Phone 886-9345  Gibsons.  FLOWERS for all Occasions  G^lJker'c Flower & Garden Shop  Phone 886-2463, Sechelt 885-9455  HELP WANTED   SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 46  (SECHELT)  There are immediate vacancies for two janitors, one in  Gibsons Elementary School and  one in Elphinstone Secondary  School. Hours in each case are  from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.  Starting salary will be $370.00  per month, rising to $381.00 after successful completion of a  three months' probationary period, with two further increments  at yearly intervals to a maximum of $404.00. Minimum of  Grade Seven education required. Those interested should  send written application to Mr.  Peter C. Wilson, Secretary-  Treasurer. School District No.  46 (Sechelt). Applications must  be received at the School Board  Office no later than Tuesday,  January 9. 1968. Those, who ap-.  plied for the previously advertised vacancies for custodians at  Gibsons and Roberts Creek Elementary Schools should note  that these positions have now  been filled. Those who would  like their applications to be reconsidered for the above vacancies should telephone the school  board ofifice at 886-2225.  WORK WANTED  Reliable woman will take in pre  school children, day care, $8 a  week. Lots of toys. 88^-2477.  Dressmaking 'and . alterations.  Muryl Roth, 886-7006.  Cabinets built, alterations, finishing, kitchens, basements, etc  Expert workmanship. Plans  drawn. Ed Armstrong, 886-2286.  Handyman, cabinet maker.  Saws and scissors sharpened,  reasonable. Phone Bill, 886-9902.  Professional painting, promptly.  Interior and exterior. Phone  886-2381.  Alterations and light sewing.  ITa Lockhart, 886-2353.  For your painting, interior  and exterior, and paper hanging, phone David Nystrbm,  886-7759.  MISC. FOR SALE  Baby budgies, $3 each. Chief's  Aviaries, Selma Park. Phone  885-9491.  Rare colored young budgies, together with large cage, $12.95.  Murray's Garden and Pet Supplies, next to Ken's Foodland.  Phone 886-2919.  ELECTROLUX  SALES & SERVICE  for  Giibsons  & Sechelt Area  GORDON HEWITT  Gibsons, B.C.  Ph. 886-2817  SPORTING GOODS  Hardware and appliances  Where your dollar has more  cents  EARL'S IN GIBSONS  886-9600  Westinghouse vacuum cleaner,  all attachments, as new, $25.  Phone 8S&-2292.  WYNGAERT   ENTERPRISES  Gibsons, 886-9340  HEADQUARTERS for your  Feed Requirements  Open 8:30 a.m., Closed Wed.  Single 70 diving tank, $60. Can  be seen at Walt Nygren Sales,  Gibsons, 886-9303. Britt Varcoe.  2 way radio, channels 11 and 22  6 volt, 220. Fair price $55.- At  Gibsons Electric, 886-9325. Britt  Varcoe.  Used furniture, or what have  vou? Al's Used Furniture, Gibsons.  Phone  886-9950  BICYCLES! ! ! ~  Parts, Repairs and Accessories  New and Used  All Makes  Call Anytime 886-2123  New, used and reconditioned  chain saws and outboards. All  makes and models.  CHAIN SAW CENTRE  Sechelt,  Phone 885-9626  Giod local nay for sale, $1 a  bale  delivered.  Phone  946-6568.  Used  electric  and  gas  ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Ph  $85-9713.  Sechelt. -  See our large selection of wedding invitations and announcements at the Coast News  i  TRADE SCHOOLS  TRAINEES   WANTED  (Men and Women)  I.B.M. Keypunch, Computer  programming  DRAFTING  Structural,  Architectural  Mechanical  Our representative will be testing in the Gibsons area for 1968  spring classes. For app't write  the McKay Technical Inst., 432  Richards St., Vancouver 2, BX..  ANNOUNCEMENTS  For complete information on  Marine, Industrial and Liability  insurance; claims and adjustments, contact Captain W. Y.  Higgs, Marine Consultant, Box  339, Gibsons. Phones 886-9546,  and 885-9425.  The winner of the Sunshine  Coast IOOF No. 76 draw for a  transistor radio was Harold F.  Allen, Gibsons.  ~~~"        PEDICURIST  Mrs. F. E. Campbell  Selma Park, on bus stop  885-9778  Evenings by appointment  Alcoholics Anonymous. Post Of^  fice Box 294, Sechelt. Phone  886-9876.  We buy beer bottles. 25c doz.  brought to property, 20c if we  collect. Pratt Road Auto Wreckers, Chaster Road, Gibsons. 886-  9535.  COMPRESS�� AR  SERVICE FOR  Skindivers' and Firemen's  air tanks  SKINDIVERS AVAILABLE  FOR SALVAGE WORK  MARINE ACCESSORIES  Paint, fibreglass, rope, canvas,  boat hardware  Gibsons, 886-9303  WALT NYGREN SALES LTD.  ���    FUELS  DO YOU NEED COAL?  Drumheller Lump        $31 ton  Drumhelltr Egg $30 ton  Heat Glow Briquettes $36 ton  PRATT ROAD  AUTO WRECKERS  Chaster Rd. (Honeymoon  Lane)  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9535  Alder, stove and fireplace \ ood  for  sale.   Phone  886-9861.  PROPERTY FOR SALE  View lot, 7/10 acre, 1 block  from beach, $1975 full price.  Cash or terms. Take 101 Highway at Gibsons, go to Pratt  Rd. Turn left on Pratt to Grand-  view Rd., turn left. Lot is next  door to new home.  Mrs. Metcalfe, 112-298-5125, or  112-939-7311.  Gibsons   waterfront  lots   available. Phone 886-2466.  GOWER POINT  Choice view residential lots,  cleared, good water. V& acre or  more view lots near good beach  Ideal for summer homes or investment. Terms, or discount  for cash. R. W. Vernon, 886-2887  One   semi-waterfront   lot,   Hopkins Landing. Phone 886-2466.  SECHELT ��� Choice building  lots, fully serviced, select area,  $2000 and up.  100' waterfront lot, zoned com  mercial, details on request.  The new breakwater makes  this the finest waterfront lot avr  ailable in the area. Fine pebble  beach.  $6000.  GIBSONS ��� $3500 down gives  immediate possession 3 bdrm  view home. Step-saver ���kitchen,  dining room, W/W in spacious  living room, Jovely fireplace  too. A/oil furnace.      .  Modern post and beam cottage in prime location, 3 bdrms,  living room, all electric kitchen.  Modern vanity bath. Terms oh  $13,000.  K. BUTLER REALTY  & Insurance  .   Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  UNDERWRITING LIFE  & MORTGAGE INSURANCE  Representing  MONTREAt  LIFE INSURANCE Co.  GIBSONS ��� Industrial-Commercial building, 1980 square  feet. Excellent highway location. 278 feet road frontage.  $11,200.  GIBSONS ��� South Fletcher.  Large residential lot. $500 D.P.  GIBSONS ��� Bright, warm 2  bedroom cottage. Good yard,  shade trees, shops handy. $7,300  ROBERTS CREEK ������ Lower  Road, 1.44 acres, 340 feet frontage. F.P. $1200, terms.  '    ..'���'���  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  Realty & Insurance  Gibsons  Call C. R. Gathercole  Office  886-7015        Res.  886-2785 ^  Member of the Multiple Listing,  Service of Vancouver Real "���"'������  Estate Board  EWART McMYNN  REALTY & INSURANCE  OFFICE   PHONES  886-2166 and 886-2248  Ewart McMynn and Staff  E. McMynn        886-2500  Do Wortman      886-2393  J.  Warn 886-2681  Box 238, Gibsons, B.C.  CHARLES ENGLISH Lfd.  Real Estate and Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS.  B.C Ph.   886-2481  IVAN ROMANOFF, citizen of the world, that is in matters musical. He's an acclaimed arranger, conductor, violinist, maridolinist,  and violist. The Romanoff. magic can be enjoyed? every Sunday  on CBC radio network on Continental Rhapsody.  LETTERS  Editor: Being among those  Gower Point residents who were  amazed and indignant at the  proposed dumping of Gibsons  sewage at Gospel Rock I would  like to say we are very relieved.  We have read that Mr. Feeney assures us the sewage will  be chlorinated. K this sewage  is to be inoffensive as Mr. Feeney would have us believe why  not dump it in Gibsons bay  where it belongs? Why should  we of Gower Point have Gib*  : sons filth on our beach?  It; would be far more econ-  mical to dump this sewage at  Gibsons. It seems to me that  this idea of dumping at Gospel  Rock is inconsiderate, it is discourteous and disrespectful.  ���A. A. Moorcroft.  FOR RENT  Pratt road in Gibsons, five year,  old home. 2 bedrooms main  floor, one and half sets plumbing, hardwood floors throughout. Automatic heat and 220.  wiring. $130 per month. Contact Ernie Herrin, 886-2755.  3 bedroom cottage on Pratt  Road. $45 per month. Phone  886-2681.  2 bedroom trailer. Phone 886-  2762 after 5 p.m. ���  Single housekeeping room. Apply after 11 a.m. Mrs. Gosden,  at rear of 1749 Marine.  New self-contained, separate  entrance suite, on waterfront.  Furnished. Beautiful view and  good beach. Ideal for one or  two.  886-2887.  3 room cottage. Phone 886-9661  or .886-7414.  BEST ACCOMMODATION  IN GIBSONS  MAPLE CRESCENT  NEW DELUXE APARTMENT  3 bedroom apartments vacant  now. FREE heat, washing  facilities, drapes, blinds, parking, water, garbage collection. Colored appliances and  plumbing. Luxury living at low  cost.  Phone 886-7049  Editor: On behalf of Mt. Elphinstone District Scout Council, I wish to express our most  sincere thanks for the publicity  which you gave us in your paper prior to our recent Cub  and Scout show, Centennial Capers.  We are pleased to ibe able to  report that the show was a  great success, and something  in which the Cubs and Scouts  were able to play an active  part.  ���C. F. Beeman, Chairman.  CONSTRUCTION  Everything ior your  building needs  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt. Phone 885-2283  Editor: Through various mediums such as the press, portable classrooms as built in  this area and leased to the  school board have received  some public attention and the  writer wishes to clarify all  phases related to this local effort.  When 1967 budget expenditures were being formulated  and additional portable classrooms were under discussion,  the writer suggested that the  school board maintenance department construct such buildings as required at a figure of  $5,800 per unit. This was received with considerable enthusiasm.,  Apparently Victoria was not  as enthused and again apparently capital expenditure was  under freeze for such items as  portable classrooms as well as  construction money, the word  apparently used, as no correspondence re the above was ever  viewed t��y the writer.  The plan as submitted to-the  school district was discussed  subsequently with interested  parties in Nanaimo and Porta-  Fab Leasales was, formed to  propagate classrooms as an industry ��� enjoyed by many  other companies.  Peninsula   Woodworking   was  formed to produce these buildings on the Sunshine Coast and  after architectural changes  were made in design for a satisfactory building, they were  produced in this area with local money for the factory setup.  Materials purchased locally  were from Twin Creek Building  Supply, ��� Gibsons Building Supply, Sim Electric, Rockgas Pro  pane and paint from the Douglas Variety store resulting in  an expenditure of $35,000 and  only $3,600 was spent outside  the Sunshine Coast area, the  labor being local and by the  shop investors.  The resulting product was  rented to the school board at  $290 per month each, $35 a  month less than previously contracted to other suppliers. Porta Fab Leasales were equipped  with everything except desks.  In the two year contract with  the school board these buildings  will be fully maintained by local tradesmen and will liquidate  the principal investment only  and will have given the owners  no cash return.  In 1968 it is hoped that many  more of these buildjfcgs wlil be  produced and find their way to  many school districts, thus giving the Sunshine Coast the added industry it badly needs.  ���A. Porter, retired maintenance supervisor.  Trees are a crop and with  proper management forests  may grow tree products forever.  um����muimm\u\ttm\\iw>m\u\mu\��wwuiiiiuuwwuiun,..i  Your printing can be serviced  at the only print shop this side  of Jervis; Inlet ��� the Coast  News plant. Always open to  visitors.  inmimiHtHrammmminmiimnmniimraniHiiHiuuimiumiiut)  Indians J.P.  Mr. Albert Cote and Mr. Henry Langan were recently appointed to positions of Justices  of the Peace by Saskatchewan  Attorney General\-D. V. Heald,  Q.C Both men are from the  Cote Reserve neatr Kamsack,  Saskatchewan.  Mr. Cote, 45, is chief of the  reserve and farms one section  of land. He has served on the  band council since the elective  system was introduced to his  reserve and plays an active part  in community affairs, both on  the reserve and in the town of  Kamsack.  Mr. Langan, 55, is a prominent member of the community  and is currently employed as  , a carpenter on the reserve housing program. He has been a  member of the band council  for several years and is presently a communications worker and provincial treasurer with  The Federation of Saskatchewan Indians.  Both men served overseas  with the Canadian Armed Forces during World War II and are  presently members of Branch  311 of the Royal Canadian Legion.  The appointments came about  after several meetings between  the provincial1 attorney general  and the Cote Band concerning  problems of law enforcement  on the reserve. The appointees  were trained by the attorney  general's office and the ROMP.  Since that time, they have been  frequently engaged by members of the force for consultation and guidance in matters  of law enforcement.  I.D.B. loans  aid business  During its 23 years of operations ended Sept. 30, the Industrial Development Bank  authorized almost 19,000 loans  totalling over $960 million to  Canadian businesses, according  to the bank's 1967 annual report.  Of this volume, 2,168 loans  totalling $113.1 million were  authorized in the bank's 1967  fiscal year compared with 2,-  334 loans totalling $122.6 million in the previous year.  The president, Louis Rasmin  sky, noted that 45 percent of  the IDB loans approved in 1967  were for amounts of $25,000 or  less and 91 percent were for  $100,000 or less, with the average size of loan being $52,000.  He said that the marked concentration of loans in amounts  of $100,000 or less, and the relatively small average size of  loan, reflect the special attention given to financing proposals from small businesses.  RECEIVE MEDALS  Centennial medals commemorating Canada's 100th birthday  were received by Harold W.  Wood, president of the Army,  Navy and Air Force asociation,  No. 276, Gambier Island. Mr.  Wood was also recipient of a  life membership in the association practically at the same  time. Another member J. Mc-  Kindlay, secretary-treasurer also received t.re Centennial  medal.  ___  PUBLIC MEETING  Hear BOB PRITTIE, RDP  Member,of Parliament for Burnaby, - Richmond,  discuss the performance of the past year's  Parliamentary   Session  Questions on this discussion or on any other  political issue will be willingly received  Saturday, Jan. 6-8 p.m,  UNION HALL on Wyngaert Rd./Gibsons  (old Hilltop Building Supplies) Dear Doris:   Movie News  DEAR DORIS ��� A fellow  from the place where we work  has taken out.my girl friend a  few times and now he acts as if  he owns her.  He is from out of town and  often comes in and just follows  her wherever she goes, which  of course is very annoying but  she doesn't know how to stop  it. Annoyed Too  DEAR TOO ��� Sounds like  the song "Me and My Shadow."  She is going to have to turn  around and face him.  Perhaps over a cup of tea,  one day, she can summon the  nerve to tell him she wants to  be her own person: that she  hates being followed, and that  if he keeps on she will begin to  dislike   him  heartily.  Either that or she could put  a leash on him and really lead  him around.  Twilight    Theatre,  On Jan. 3, 4 and 5, Roy Orbi-  son, America's popular recording star appears in his screen  debut as the singin', shootin'  son-of-a-igun in a rollicking hit  film The Fastest Guitar Alive,  a picture brimming with entertainment  Fahrenheit 451 is the vehicle  selected for Julie Christie in  her first role since her Academy award for Darling. She  shares the honors with Oscar  Werner, winner of the New  York critics' Best Actor Award, Sat. Mon., and Tues. Jan.  6, 8 and 9.  Those who have seen this  highly dramatic film version of  the world acclaimed novel by  Ray Bradbury leave the theatre  awed by the powerful emotional impact Fahrenheit 451 challenges the viewer as they are  rarely challenged in movies.  *__  illness or injury should prevent you from  working, what would happen to your  regular income? Quite likely it would  stop . . . but your daily costs of living  would be sure to continue! That's when  you'll be glad you arranged a disability  income plan with Great-West. Call:  For further  particulars  write to  BOX 600  gibsons     m_m  B.C. K______L  Robert E- Lee  THE  ASSURANCE  COMPANY  Front���-  GIBSONS & SECHELT  Direct to���  VANCOUVER  BAYSHORE  INN  REGULAR  AIR  SERVICE  $9  00  ONE WAY  Children 2 to 12 years % fare  For other connecting  Services,  Flight Times,  Special Charters call���  TYEE AIRWAYS LTD.  Wharf Road, Porpoise Bay, Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2214  Toll  Free  from Vancouver 685-4922  From the Imperial Oil Collection  Empire Loyalists move to new home  In all, probably 35,000 Loyalists migrated to the Maritimes,  refugees from the losing British side of the American Revolution.  . "I climbed to the top of Chip-  man's hill and watched the sails  disappearing in the distance,  and such a feeling of loneliness  came over me that, although I  had not shed a tear throughout  all the war, I sat down on the  damp moss with my baby in  my lap and cried." The grand-  - mother of Sir Leonard Tilley  thus described her arrival in  1783 as a Loyalist refugee from  New York.  The property of the Loyalists  had been confiscated almost everywhere in the 13 newly independent states, where they were  outnumbered about 2 to 1; and  their debts had been repudiated. The British government  had come to their rescue with  transportation and promises of  new land in Nova Scotia and  New Brunswick.  Arriving in three main flotillas during the year, most of  the civilian refugees settled in  the Nova Scotian peninsula lining the southwestern seaboard,  establishing a mushroom town  at Shelbourne, and filled in vacant spaces in the northeastern  part of the peninsula. A few  hundred went to Cape Breton  and Prince Edward Island. The  later arrivals included about  4,000 disbanded soldiers with  their women and children. They  had to squat near the mouth of  the St. John River, because  some of the land in the area was -  tied up on previous grants, and  the rest was unsurveyed; eventually they had to move several miles inland, where they  settled on both banks of the St.  John and up the east bank of  the St. Croix River.  As first the settlers were supplied with materials and tools  to  build  their  houses but  the  supply gave out. The latecomers  who were forced to go further  up the river, had to carve their  homes out of the forest; but the  supply of axes gave out and  many of the disbanded soldiers,  much to their disgust, were issued small hatchets. During  their first winter some had to  shelter themselves in huts of  bark or in tents banked up with  snow. Some of their women  and children died of exposure  and malnutrition.  The complaints of the Loyalists over their plight and the  lack of adequate preparations  for them,- led the British government to set up a new province for them north of the Bay  of Fundy. In 1784, New Brunswick was formed under an appointed governor and its own  executive council, composed  mainly of Loyalists; the next  year elections were held.  The refugees who went to  Prince Edward Island had  .great difficulty in obtaining  titles to the lands on which they  settled. Most of Prince Edward  Island had already been granted to large landed proprietors,  and these tried to compel the  settlers to become tenants, instead  of  owners   of  their  own  lands. It was many years before  the Loyalists in Prince Edward  Island became freeholders.  The settlement of the Maritime provinces by the Loyalists  was full of tragedy and this,  under the circumstances, was  perhaps inevitable. A few of the  settlers gave up the attempt to  wrest a living from the wilderness, and drifted back to their  former homes in the United  States. Some of the first settlers  in what are now Quebec's "eas  tern townships" were Loyalists.  A few others went to Upper  Canada. But the sterling qualities of those who remained enabled them eventually ito make  good in their new homes.  (This historical feature is one  of a series which readers may  wish to clip and save.)  6       Coast News, Jan. 4, US68.  Beauty hints  By LYNN CARTER  Q. How about brittle, cracked,   or  split fingernails?  A. These are often due to  over-frequent applications of  polish and remover. When nails  chip excessively, remove the  polish, . treat with petroleum  jelly and hand lotion, and give  your nails a few day's rest from  any more polish until they recover.  Q. I like to wear bangs and  I wear them full ��� but they  always seem to look terribly  unkept. How can I make them  smooth and even?  A. You can try setting them  on large rollers ��� or combing  them down and holding them  in place with some transparent  tape until they are dry.  SMOKEY BEAR  Smokey Bear is an international forest fire prevention  symbol and is well known in  Mexico, the United States and  Canada. In this country it is  the responsibility of the Canadian Forestry Association and  its member Provincial Farestry  Associations.  CREDIT UNION OFFICE  SATURDAY 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  TUESDAY to FRIDAY  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  CREDIT UNION BLD.  Sechelt, B.C.  Ph. 885-9551  Freezer Bread  2c OFF Z  20 loaves or more  Gef together with a friend  If you haven't storage room  in your freezer for this 20-  loaf offer ��� go in with a  friend and each take 10  loaves at a saving of 2 cents  per loaf.  Gibsons Bakery  Gibsons & Sunnycrest Plaza  Phone 886-7441  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9900  Re-Run of the BIG! BIG!  Pre-Christmas  GIBSONS  LEGION HALL  REGULAR ADMISSION  AT THE DOOR  ��� EXTRA DRAWS ��� EXTRA CARDS ��� EXTRA PRIZES  Including CHOCOLATES and GIFT CERTIFICATES  ALL GAMES $10 or OYER ��� 10th GAME (three lines) $5, $10, $25  20th GAME $500, 50 calls ��� $250, 52 calls ��� $100, 53 calls or More  THURSDAY, JAN. 4 - 8 p.m.  GIBSONS WELFARE FUND '*        u ���*  Parkinson Heating Ltd.  Marine Drive,��� Gibsons  Phone 886-2728  Plastering  W. T. (Tom) Handy  Beach Avenue ��� Roberts Creek  Phone 886-2311  Tom Fawkes ��� Plumbing Contractor  Tillicum Plu mbi ng  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2055  Excavators  L & H Swanson  Mermaid Street ��� Sechelt  Phone 885-9666  Inferior & Exterior  Painting  J. Prost  East Porpoise Bay Road  P.O. Box 284 ��� Sechelt  Phone 885-9657  The new addition to the Medical Clinic at Sechelt  will double the size of the present building affording  the Doctors and Staff greater accommodation and  efficiency in handling the increasing number of patients  Local Craftsmen and Suppliers  Complete Addition to Clinic  Again local labor and suppliers were employed to good advantage in the construction of  the new addition to the Medical Clinic at Sechelt.  The $29,000 extension to the Clinic's three-year-  old building started with the clearing and pouring of the base slab last October, under the  supervision of R. R. Gaines, General Contractor.  The new Clinic quarter^ provide for a  greatly enlarged general office and reception  area, a connecting corridor with four consulting  and four examination rooms. In addition to the  construction of the new quarters, extensive renovations of the original clinic building have been  carried out with the inclusion of a staff lunch  room, an office for the accounting dept. ajid  extra storage area.  The fulfillment of the need for expanded  facilities of the Clinic at Sechelt is a furfhef  indication of the growth faking place along the  Sunshine Coast.  General Contractor  In Charge of  Construction  R. R. Gaines  1394 Alderspring Road ��� Gibsans  Phone 886-7417  Floor Covering  Modern Floor & Supply  Co. Ltd.  1344 Lonsdale ��� North Vancouver  Phone 988-2191  Roofing  Skyline Roofing Ltd  1473 Clyde ��� West Vancouver  Phone 922-9164  Architects  Underwood, Mckinley,  Cameron, Watson & Smith  612 Clyde Ave. ��� West Vancouver E COAST DIRECTORY      Andy  Coast News, Jan. 4, 1968.  L&H  Cement Gravel,'    ' Backhoe &  Road Gravel, Loader Work  Sand & Fill  Septic Tanks & Drain Fields  Phone 885-9666  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER  Household Moving & Storage  Phone. 886-2664 ��� R.R.1 Gibsons  JOHN HIND SMITH  REFRIGERATION   and  MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Phone 886-2231  From 9  a.m..to 5:30 p.m.  Res. 886-9949 '  PENINSULA TV  Servicing   Gibsons,   Sechelt,  Pender Harbour  Any make, including color  Phone collect for service  883-2430  Bill Peters  Wiring, Electric Heating  Appliance Repairs  NICK'S ELECTRIC & APPLIANCES  Pender Harbour  Phone 883-2516 evenings  R.R.I.,  Madeira  Park  A. E. RITCHEY  TRACTOR WORK  Clearing, Grading, Excavating,   Bulldozing,   Clearing  teeth  FOR  RENTAL  Arches, Jacks, Pumps  Air Compressor, Rock Drill  Concrete Vibrator  Phone 886-2040  CHAIN SAW CENTRE  SECHELT,   B.C.  Dealers for:  Jacobson Power Mowers  McCulloch  ���  Homelite  Pioneer ��� Stihl  Canadian Chain Saws  Chrysler and Johnson  Outboards  Parts for Maintenance & Repairs  also overhaul & winter storage  of outboard motors  Phone 885-9626  RICHARD F. KENNETT  NOTARY PUBLIC  GIBSONS,  B.C.  Phone:   Office 886-2481  MURRAY'S GARDEN  & PET SUPPLIES  LANDSCAPING ��� PRUNING  Gower   Point   Road  Box 190 ��� Gibsons  Phone 886-2919  ROY & WAGENAAR  LAND   SURVEYING  SURVEYS  1525   Robson   St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  RCA VICTOR  SALES & SERVICE  To all Makes        '  Phone 886-2280  TASELLA SHOP  Ladies' ��� Men's ��� Children's  Wear ��� Yard Goods ��� Wool  and Staples ��� Bedding  Linens  Dial 885-9331 .,    ,    Sechelt, B.C.  HEATING & SUPPLIES  ((Formerly   Rogers  Plumbing)  on Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES   AND   SERVICE  Port Mellon��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  APPLIANCE  Radio, Appliance & TV Service  Live  Better  Electrically  GIBSONS ELECTRIC LTD.  Authorized GE Dealer  Phone 886-9325  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything for your building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  SIM ELECTRIC LTD.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  SECHELT  Phone 885-2062  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERVICE LTD.  Machine Shop.  Arc  &  Acty  Welding  Steel   Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  Phone  886-7721  Res.  886-9956 ��� 886-9326  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPUES LTD.  Phone 886-2808  Everything   for   your   building  needs  Free Estimates ,  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  1 mile west of Gibsoris^pn Hiway  Roomy Parking, Plenty of Water  Large recreation area  Bus passes pa*k site  Phone 886-9826  I & S TRANSPORT LTD.  Phone  886-2172  Daily Freight Service to  Vancouver  Local pickup and delivery  service  Lowbed hauling  THRIFTS DRESS SHOP  "WHERE  FASHIONS   START"  Your Foremost Ladies Wear  Gibsons ��� 886-9543  SICOTTE BULLDOZING LID.  ��� ROAD BUILDING  ��� LAND CLEARING  ��� ROAD GRADING  Phone 886-2357  PARKINSON'S HEATING LTD.  Gibsons  ESSO OIL FURNACE  No Down  Payment���Bank- Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete  line  of  Appliances  For free estimates call 886-2728  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES   &  SERVICE  HOT WATER HEATING  BUILDING & ALTERATIONS  Davis Bay Rd., R.R. 1, Sechelt  Phone 885-2116  0CEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  Custom   built,  cal>inetry   for  home and office       , ���  KITCHEN SPECIALISTS  R. BIRKIN ��� 886-2551  Beach  Ave., Roberts   Creek  OPfOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS  886-2166  Have   your   garbage   removed.  Phone  KELLY'S  GARBAGE COLLECTION  886-2283  Langdale to Roberts Creek  including Gower Point  McPHEDRAN  ELECTRIC LTD.  Residential���Commercial  Industrial   Wiring  ELECTRIC  HEATING  SPECIALISTS  Gibsons ��� 886-9689  Serving   Port  MeUon  to  Pender Harbour  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  SCOWS       ��� '    LOGS  LTD.  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  "  EATON'S  "WHERE T0-60  TRAVEL SERVICE  Travel Agent for all your  Travel Needs  MARGARET   MacKENZIE  Sunnycrest Shopping Plaza  Gibsons ��� 886-2232  Head Office  515 West Hastings St., Van.  PENINSULA TV  Servicing  Gibsons,   Sechelt,  Pender Harbour  Any make,  including  color  Phone collect for service  883-2430  Bill Peters  G N FURNACE SERVICE  Box 65, Gibsons  Expert oil burner repair  service night or day  Phone 886-2468  685-2064  C&SSAUS  For all your heating  requirements  Agents for ROCRGAS  PROPANE  Also  Oil  Installation  Free estimates  Furniture  Phone 885-971S  EXCAVATIONS  foundations  trees removed  clearing & road bldg.  gravel, navvy & fill  A. Simpkins ��� 885-2132  BRICKLAYING  Coast News  Phone 886-2622  Statistics and your heart!  What kind of a statistic are  you?  That, after all, is what each  one of us is to the scientist's  who study the pattern of a disease ��� the sum of all factors  that may be involved in producing it ��� in a population.  . A very special group of statistics are the people taking  part in more than a dozen such  studies of coronary disease and  heart attacks now going on in  many parts of the States. Over  the years and across the country, their individual histories  have merged into a composite  . picture from which it is possible to single out various factors that raise the risk of heart  attack.  The B.C. Heart Foundation  reports, that, on the basis of  these findings, analyzed and  correlated from several  sources, a medical census-taker could draw your coronary  profile ��� your risk of suffering  -a. heart attack. But first, this  is what he would want to know:  Your sex: It makes a difference. Men in their middle years  (45-64) die of heart attacks almost three times more often  than women in the same age  group. At 50, men are five  times likely than women of the  same age to suffer a heart attack. Not only do women develop symptoms of coronary  artery disease some 10 - 20  years later in life than men;  women tend to develop less  dangerous forms of the disease.  Your age: You may think  youth is your shield and armour, but approximately 30,-  000 people in Canada who died  of coronary disease in the past  year never reached three-score  and ten. They died too young,  between the ages of 25 and 64.  Evidiice is mounting that  atherosclerosis (the artery clogging that sets the stage for  heart) starts early in life ���  perhaps- even in infancy.  Your weight: Everybody may  love a fat man, but ��� among  middle-aged men who are 20%  over their normal weight, the  risk of a heart attack is twice  as great as among middle-aged  men of normal weight.  Do you smoke cigarettes?  Cigarette smokers in a population study which has been  going on in Framingham,  Mass., since 1949 had twice the  risk of non-smokers of having  DONATIONS INCREASE  Donations to date from Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society campaigns in B.C.  have jumped to $33,184. This  represents an increase of $4,441  over last year. Final results are  still to come in from some  areas which are not covered by  United Appeals.  CANADA'S MAJOR NATURAL  RESOURCE  The forest is the chief element in the economic growth  and prosperity. of Canada. On  it are based her great forest  industries and in particular the  pulp and paper industry which  is her leading manufacturer and  exporter.  a heart attack. This study also  indicates that smokers who give  up cigarettes reduce their risk  to nearly the level of people  who have never smoked. It was  also found that pipe and cigar  smokers have no more risk of  heart attack than non-smokers.  What do you do for a living?  The answer to this question  may provide the key to your  way of life. Is your job sedentary, or physically active? If  it's sedentary, do you try to  compensate after hours for the  lack of physical activity on the  job? Or do, you have too many  labor-saving gadgets for your  own good?  If you're .not getting much (or  any) exercise after office hours,  yau may be putting yourself  in a high-risk category on this  count. Surveys of several occupational groups ��� Israeli collective farm workers, London  transport workers, American  trainmen and postal workers���  suggest a recurrent theme. The  heart attack death rate is significantly higher among the sedentary echelons: the clerical  personnel vs. the field workers  on the Israeli farms; the drivers vs. stair-climbing conductors on London's double-decker  buses;     railroad     clerks     vs.  switchmen and other active  railway workers; the post office clerk vs. your friendly  neighborhood postman. The  more they move, the longer  they live.  How's your blood pressure?  cholesterol? Only your* doctor  can answer these questions, and  it might be a good idea to see  him if you haven't had a physical examination lately. High  blood pressure and high blood  cholesterol levels spell high  risk of heart attacks. In this  case, however, the B.C. Heart  foundation says, what goes up  can come down, and therein  lies the key to what you ��� with  the help of your doctor ��� can  do to reduce your risk on these  two fronts.  No one has yet discovered the  fountain of youth, nor is anyone suggesting that men alter  their sex; ibut everyone can see  his doctor and do something  about overweight, smoking,  exercise, high blood pressure  and high blood cholesterol.  Subsequent articles in this  series will deal individually  with the specific risk factors in  your coronary profile. More detailed information is available  from the B.C. Heart Foundation.  CROSSWORD   *   ���   ���   By A. C. Gordon  ACROSS  1 - Musical Ins'tru-  ment  11 - Accommodates  12 - All, Individually  (abb.)  14 - Duration  .16 - European States  (abb.)  17 - Paired  18 - To tease (slang)  19 -Abrace (abb.)  20 - Yearn  21 -A visionary  23 - British medal  (abb.)  24 - Circle segment  26 - Tree  27 - Bulgarian city  28 - Greek letter  29 - Abbreviated  postal card  30 - . .etse fly   .  31 -Preposition  32 - Fabric  33 - Man's name  35 - ...Baba  36 - Preposition  37 - In a state of  agitation  39 - Short projection  40 - College degree  41 - ... of war  43 - Throw out  44 -Argon (chem.)  45 - Kind of rubber  46 - Abraham's  birthplace  47 - Produce pods In  advance  49 - Written recommendation  o  DOWN  2 - Kind of verse  3 - Poem  .4 - Musical note  Ei   ISSIEI-O-DCI   EUJ   E  _J_3__   EE   E._J__E   l_J  -0   BE   QHEinEE   fci  ionmaiPimonioi-i  5 - Dramas In  music  6 - Short letters  (abb.)  7 - Capital stock  (abb.)  8 - Shacks  9 - Tardy  10 -Built for speed  13 - Enlightening  15 -Romandeuce  17 - To err verbally  19 - Halcyon  20 - Greek letter  22 - Lef thanded  (abb.)  23 - Small liquid  vessel  25 - Destroy  29 - Metal coatera  33 - Gold (chem.)  ��� 34 - Realistic sound  production ���  35 - Naval fleet  38 - Weight unit  39-Pourforth  ���42 -Erbium(chem.)  44 - Equip for war  45 -Hawaiiandish  47 - Greek letter  48 - Promissory  Note (abb.) 8       Coast News, Jan. 4, 1968.
B 0W1IN6
For the ladies this week, Gre-
the Taylor rolled a triple of 701,
and Pat Herman a single of
289. For the men, Lome Gregory, a triple of 783 and Len Ellis a single of 314.
Ladies Coffee: Phyllis Hoops
628, Hazel Wright 590, Vera
Farr 524, Millie Schmidbauer
516, Carol Kurucz 519, Dena
Wilson 539, Lorraine Werning
583, Therese Jenkins 570, Marg
Peterson 599, Aliee Day 589,
Marg Berry 532 (247), Barb
Riches 519, Darlene Maxfield
564, Ann Johnson 544, Paulette
Smith 578, Irene Jewitt 546,
Marion Lee 653 (247), Irene
Rottluff 582.
Gibsons A: Frank Nevens 745
(303), Len Ellis 719 (314), Paulette Smith 656 (279), Alice Day
600 (241), Bill Quarry 243, Pat
Herman 624 289), Herb Lowden
649, Alex Robertson 240, Freeman Reynolds 638 (258), Virginia Reynolds 242, Helen Girard 631 (252), Art Holden 625
Teachers Hi: Helen Girard
647 (244), Bill Ayres 614, Mickey
Jay 273, Jim Stewart 782 (264,
294), Freeman Reynolds 241,
Art Holden 659 (252, 262), Len
Ellis 252, Eric Schmidbauer 600
Sylvia Bingley 605 (267), Ed
Gill 615, Gene Yablonski 654
(263), Grethe Taylor 701 (241,
Commercials: Jack Clement
600, Murray Crosby 242, Lorne
Gregory 783 (264, 273, 246),
Marybelle Holland 633, Joan
Quarry 611, Evelyn Shadwell
604 Inez Hendrickson 6_7^Gia-
dys Elander 609 (252),
Nevens   656   (277).
Iffipi u
By   BILL  BEP"*
Iphie draw
IF YOU WADE out in. the water to catch '.fish...
In Court
Lowell W. Pearl, Gibsons,
was fined $100 for driving while
under suspension.
Henry Whiteside on a charge
of driving without due care and
control was fined $200.
During the last year 12 car
drivers charged with being under the influence while driving
were fined and eight juveniles
were sentenced on charges involving liquor offences.
St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons
11:15 a.m., Holy Eucharist
7:30 p.m., Evensong
St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek
3 pm.  Evensong
9:15 a.m., Matins
and Holy Communion
St.   Hilda's,   Sechelt
8 a.m., Holy Eucharist
7:30 p.m., Evening Prayer
3:00 p.m., Family Service
11:15 a.m., Holy Eucharist
St. Mary's Church, Garden Bay
11  a.m..   Divine  Service
Roberts Creek
2 p.m., Divine Worship
Wilson  Creek
11:15 a.m., Divine Worship
Also on 2nd Sunday of each
month at 3:30 p.m.
Sunday service, 9:45 a.m.
Prayer Meeting. 7:30 p.m. Thurs
11:15 a.m., Worship Service
7:30 p.m.,  Wed.,  Prayer
Rev. A. Willis
Member  P.A.O.C.
Highway and Martin Road
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship 11 a.m.
Evening Service 7:30 p.m.
Tues.  Bible Study & Prayer
7:30 p.m.
Fri.   Clubs  &  Family Services
Sechelt News
Welcomed back by friends
were Mr. and Mrs. Stan Patterson and family, who have been
living in Terrace for the past
year. They spent the Christmas
week in Vancouver visiting
friends and relatives, and arrived in Sechelt to bring in the
New Year with their many
friends. They flew back to Terrace on Tuesday.
Hosts to friends at an informal cocktail party on Saturday,
Dec. 30 at their West Sechelt
home were Mr. and Mrs. G.
Johnston from Powell River.
They spent Christmas visiting
relatives on Vancouver Island
and with their daughter, Mrs.
J. Darrell ahd^family in Vancouver. 7
Captain and Mrs. R. Huntington extended a welcome to
the New Year with a cocktail
party on the afternoon of Dec.
31, prior to joining in the celebrations at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. D. Hayward.
Mr. and Mrs. Don Hadden of
Selma Park enjoyed the company   of   several   members   of
Beef eggs
to cl
Sunday 9 a.m.
Preservice Worship
10 a.m. Church School
11 a.m. Morning Worship
Beef and eggs may be cheaper according to a forecast by
economists of the Canada Department of Agriculture. The
outlook for January is:
EGGS — Egg prices will be
down seasonally due to heavy
CHICKEN —" Broiler chicken
prices steady with supplies adequate.
TURKEY — Turkey prices
could rise slightly, especially on
heavy torn and broiler weights.
PORK — Supplies appear
plentiful and prices in the immediate future may show little
change from current levels.
BEEF — Supplies and becoming more in balance with demand and in the immediate future prices may weaken from
current levels.
APPLES — Stocks in storage
are slightly greater than a year
ago with quality good and prices firm.
POTATOES — Stocks) are
much smaller than, last year's
record but adequate for needs.
Market is orderly and prices are
Root vegetables, cabbage and
onions are all in adequate supplies.
People  and human   carelessness   cause    over 4,000 forest
fires     in     Canada  each year.
These burn over 2,000,000 acres
af   forested   land   every  year.
7:00 p.m., Evangelistic Sendee This loss  affects  everyone.
Tues., 7 p.m., Classes _. .   ,     •
Fri., 7 p.m., Clubs, all ages       Tne spruce budworm prefers
Rev. D. R. McLean balsam fir.
their families, including Mrs.
Haddon's mother and father,
over the Christmas holidays..
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Mattice of
West Vancouver were guests
for a few days at the home of
Dr. and Mrs. W. Vosburgh,
Dr. and Mrs. A. Swan were
hosts to a large group of friends
on New Year's Eve.
Dr. and Mrs. B. Stewart flew
to Edmonton where they spent
the Christmas" holidays with Dr.
Stewart's brother and his family and als0 enjoyed the reunion
with his parents from the Peace
Dr.   P.   Mylechreest,   formerly of  Gibsons,   and  now practicing at Tasu, Queen Charlotte
Islands, was in Vancouver for ;a
brief business trip,   calling  on
Dr.  W.  Vosburgh.  He sent his
regrets, that he was unable to
come up to the Sunshine Coast
to see all his friends and wish
them the best for the New Year.
Mr.   and   Mrs.   Stan   Bryant
were  hosts   at   a  New  Year's
Day dinner for several friends,
including Mr. and Mrs. W. McGregor,   Mr.   and, Mrs.   Loren
Shaw, Mr. and Mrs. D Hayward
and Mr. and Mrs. B. Firth.
Another successful draw of
Christmas foods, sponsored by
Elphinstone Secondary School
Red Cross Youtl. on Dec. 22
resulted as follows: Prizes numbering 1 to 13 were won by
Mrs. E. Burdett, I.. O. Hunter,
Mrs. C. Hughes, Div. 15 - Mrs
Fallows, Richard Johnston,; Mrs
L. G. Hansen, I. Mcl_ean, Georgina Newsham, Phyllic Thatcher, Mrs. M. Newsham, Linda
Joe and Mrs. D. R. Mackiam.
The Red Cross Youth pennant was awarded to Mrs. Fallows' homeroom for having sold
most tickets. Members of the
Red Cross Youth thank all who
took part in the event.
In color, shape andi size there
is an endless and fascinating
variety of snails, from the little brown snail of our lakes to
the rainbow hued tree snails of
the tropics; from the smooth
round moon-snail to the beautiful murexes with arrays of
spines and varices; from the
infinitesimal Malanelle to the
huge bailer-shell used by the
aborigines of the Pacific for a
canoe-bailer and water container. Most snails are coiled
from the right and are said to
be dextral,
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Woolens, Crepes, Cottons and many others
Gibsons — Phone 886-2252
Check your stationery!
Now is the time to get
your Quality Printing done
before the Spring rush
Phone 886-2622


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