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Array bovine la 1   i f  SERVING   THE  GROWING   SUNSHINE   COAST  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Y       Volume721    :  Number 5, Feb. 1^1968:  10c per copy  greater use  of library  reports     Councils, school board discuss budget expenditure  Jules Mainil was elected  chairman of Gibsons Library  board, taking over the position  from T. R. Adams who retires  after 10 years as chairman  The newly elected Library  board at its first meeting unanimously voted an honorary  life membership to past-president T. R. Adams in recognition  of his many years of devoted  service as president  Mrs. G.Morrison was elected  secretary, Mrs. R: Fletcher;  treasurer, Mrs. R. Emerson  custodian, Mrs. A. Boyes librarian and Mrs. A. Y. Faris,  juvenile department.  Mrs. A. Sommers, retiring sec  retary-treasurer was presented  with a jewel case as a parting  memento, by members of the  library staff and members!  Cduhcillor>R,om Goddard on behalf7 of Gibsons council extended thanks from,the council  The chairman reported that  the r various library operations  for 1967 have .been very satisfactory' through the splendid  co-operation of our efficient  voluntary work-groups.  The, book circulation af 13,-  007 volumes shows a large increase in both departments.  The 7 adult section issued 10,-  159 books, the juvenile section  2,948 books. The total book  stockat the year end was 4,902  volumes. Adult 3,283 and juvenile 1,619, this, according to  the librarian's report shows an  increase of more than 200  ovsluj__e$^  number of7 discarded nooks.  It'is7 gratifying to note quite  an increase in adult subscribers, from 175 in 1966 to 254 in  1967. The juvenile department  also reports quite an increase  in membership.  The financial condition of the  library, as the audited statements show, give a credit  balance at the end of 1967 of  $1,026.19. Expenditures for the  year 1967 are: Adult book purchases $450.09; juvenile books  $197.45; operating expenses  $221.70 and new equipment  $285.88. The operating expenses  have been fully covered by  membership fees and fines. 7  I am sure all our members  join me in giving credit and  thanks to our secretary-treasurer, custodian, librarian and  juvenile staff and to all the  friendly workers who have  given so. generously of their  time and effort to this interesting public service to our community, and I also thank you  for your loyal support during  my term of office.  Vestry meeting  The annual vestry meeting  of St. Aidan's Anglican Church  took place on Jan. 25 in the  Parish Hall, Rev. J. H. Kelly  presiding.  Reports of the year's work  were given by the officers of  the various departments showing a year of activity and progress. During the tea hour a  colorful and interesting film  was shown of the Enthronement  of the 100th Archbishop of  Canterbury.  The following were elected to  hold office for the year: Vicar's  Warden, Mr. L. C. Bengough;  Peoples' Warden, Mr. G. Mould;  Delegate to Synod and Alternate, Mr. C. Bedford and Mrs.  A. M. Harper; Treasurer, Mr.  L. A. Matthews; Secretary, Mrs.  A. M. Harper; Parish council  members, Mr. C. Bedford, Mr.  L. C. VuHiamy; Miss E. C.  Harold, Mrs. W. O. Oakley;  Mrs. L. C. Bengough; Mrs. G.  Mould and Mr. and Mrs. J. H.  Sear. Bell ringer , and flag  raiser, Mr. C. Bedford; Organist, Mrs. C. W. Clough.  Dateline ���  VICTORIA  (By Hon. ISABEL P. DAWSON)  The second session of the 28th  Parliament of British Columbia  was opened on Thurs., Jan. 25,  by the reading of the Throne  Speech by Lieutenant-Governor  Major General G. R. Pearkes;  V.C. It was not difficult to be  moved deeply by. his entrance  to the chambers, looking very  regal indeed, for this was his  final opening ceremony at our  sessions He has done a wonderful job in his capacity of Lieu-  tenaistJGovernor arid he and  his gracious wife have endeared themselves to all segments  of society in our province:  .#.       *        *  It was a lengthy throne speech  making mention of several highlights in the Canadian Centennial celebrations throughout the  province, recipients of Pioneer  medallions, Project 100, distinguished visitors to British  Columbia, 350 projects completed in communities throughout  the province and others. ,  Legislative proposals would be  introduced at this session on  industrial relations, the Work  men's Compensation legislation,  legislation which was laid over  until this session; iriiprovements  and extensons of social welfare  benefits, an act to create the  mineral jade as the mineral emblem of the province. Measures  relating to housing, education,  health and welfare services  will- be������ iritrb#i_ced.~;,-.Lo^S^cost  ^fr?_d^n1.uM  will receive greater expenditure this year. A strong advance  on all fronts will be encouraged.  ' Legisation will be brought up  to integrate the British Columbia Ferry Authority by transferring to Her Majesty in right  of the province, and will then  come under the Highways department. This is indeed a tremendous move..-,, v  *     *     .���*  The population of British Columbia is expected to pass the  two million mark early this year  The British Columbia labor  force has increased from 565,-  000 in 1960, to approximatey  762,000 in 1967, an' increase of  35% in seven years. 95% of the  people of the province now enjoy the security of prepaid medical coverage.  Revisions to the Municipal act  . and the Public School act will  be presented. There are Other  points of interest in the throne  speech and as the session advances many of these will be  explained in more detail to you,  the  constituents  of Mackenzie.  I am looking forward to this  session with much enthusiasm  and interest. I am proud to be  your representative here, in  .Victoria and am always aware  of our need for constant attendance to your needs and affairs.  My first speech this year is on  Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 8 o'clock  in the evening.  PRICE INCREASE  An increase in the price of  stamped stationery, reflecting  growing development manufac-;  turing and administrative costs,  is announced by the Canada  Post Office. Concurrently, a new  type of stamped mailing envelope is being made available  to the public for the first time.  New envelopes of 4c and 5c  denomination have been enhanced by the inside addition  of a printer design in grey. The  new interior increases the opacity of the envelope and, thus,  assists in the concealment of  contents.  The price of 4c and 5c stamped envelopes goes up by 40c and  44c per hundred, not including  postage, in the No 8 (domestic) and No. 10 (business) sizes,  respectively.  Queen CaroliFi$taZZeei!  Job's Daughters Queen Carol  Forshner (lower left) with installing Officer Marilyn Hopkins (lower right) and Senior  Princess Deborah Dockar (top  right) with Junior Princess Candy McPhedran (top left) at the  installation ceremony Saturday  night in the Masonic Hall, Roberts Creek.  - ^e  :iffie:ivof'wJoBienque'ens' and along  with her officers performed the  Queen's ritual before a large  audience and saw her officers  installed.     .  Installing team: Installing officer, Marilyn Hopkins; Guide,  Lynne Ennis; Marshall, Susan  Taylor; Chaplain, Cathy Wallis;  Recorder, Phyllis Hauka; Sr.  Custodian, Heather Geoghegan;  Jr. Custodian, Carol Mylroie;  Musician, Mrs. Cameron; Soloist, Mrs. Mueller; Narrator,  Judy  Gathercole.  Officers: Honored Queen, Carol Forshner; senior princess,  Deborah Dockar; junior princess, Candy McPhedran; guide,  Pam   Boyes;   marshall,   Wilma  Mandelkau.  Chaplain, Glynis MacLeod;  treasurer, Elaine MacKenzie;  recorder, Darlene Lawson; librarian, proxy Wendy Tracy;  musician Patsy Feeney; messengers, Karen Stanley, Sharon  Lawson, Faye Reid, Nancy Mil-  lier, Pam David; senior and  junior custodians, Juanita Cham  ..: be^lin and Linda ������������Williams;-.7in-.'  Trier' %iid " outer guards Colleen  Fuller and Barbara Price.  Guardian Council: Guardian,  Mrs. Wilma Morrison; associate  guardian, Mr. J. McLeod; Mrs.  Chamberlin, Mrs. Dockar, Mrs.  Forshner, Mrs. Lawson, Mr.  Robinson, Mr. David.  GUIDES ACTIVE  A Girl Guide auxiliary meeting will be held at the home, of  Mrs. Faye Ward, Sunshine Coast  Highway, Gibsons, on Tuesday  evening,  Feb.  6 at 8  p.m.  District Commissioner Mrs.  Peggy LeWarne urges all members to attend and invites all  new mothers of Brownies and  Guides to join.  Mrs. Philp heads auxiliary  The Pender Harbour Auxiliary  to St. Mary's Hospital January  24 smorgasbord luncheon at the  Winning Post, Ole's Cove, had  Mrs. W. H. Cotton, regional representative for the Lower Mainland Auxiliaries Division of  BCHA, and her secretary, Mrs.  J. McKenzie as guests. Two new  members and two associate  members were welcomed.  Following the luncheon the  annual meeting heard reports  of executive members and  standing committees revealing a  successful year. Fund-raising  events were a sale of home baking on Garden Bay wharf in  July, which was most appreciated by visitors on boats and local residents, and a family supper on the 30th anniversary in  October. Mrs. B. Warden, past  president (resident) who was  head of the nominations committee, took over the meeting  for the election of officers.  Mrs. W. H. Cotton installed  the 1968 executive: Mrs. D.  Philp, president for a second  term; Mrs. O. Sladey and Mrs.  A. L. Ibey, vice-presidents;  Mrs. G. Gooldrup, secretary,  Mrs. Gilbert Lee, treasurer, and  Mrs R. N. ��eller, publicity officer.  Mrs. S. H. Sloan moved a  hearty vote of thanks to the retiring executive for their work  during the past year and wished the incoming executive a  successful year.  Mrs. R. Course thanked Mrs.  Cotton for attending and conducting the installation of offi  cers and said members looked  forward to seeing her again in  April, at the Regional meeting  to be held in Sechelt.  In commencing her second  year in office Mrs. Philp thanked the executive and members  for their help during the past  year and asked for their continued support in 1968.  Guests and members enjoyed the magnificent view, and  the sunshine pouring in through  the windows helped to make it  a very pleasant occasion. The  next meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 14 at Madeira  Park Medical Clinic at 2 p.m.  OK plebiscite  Last Thursday's Throne  Speech in the B.C. legislature  revealed that the government  has decided to allow a plebiscite for Regional College purposes in the North Shore area  of which the Sunshine Coast is  a part.  The inclusion of this in the  Throne Speech brings to an end  at least two years of deliberations and communications with  the department of education in  Victoria. When the plebiscite  will be held is problematical but  when the date is set it will involve a voting procedure along  the Sunshine Coast.  The first pleiscite it is understood, will be to decide one  question only and that will be  whether the regional college is  wanted by this community.  Second meeting  set by chairman  While municipal councillors were sounding but school board  trustees on what they termed excessive spending, at a special  school board-municipal council meeting last Thursday night, overtones of more spending in order to keep up with school population  were evident.  Superintendent of schools Gordon Johnson informed the board  and councils that with the influx of more grades from the Reserve  school and the fact present construction will not look after requirements, it will be necessary to place a 1968 referendum in order to  be able, to house the school population.  The bone of contention among council members concernYl  teacher over-entitlement, money spent on grounds which could  be used for buildings, the rapid growth of teaching staff compared  to pupil population and what was described as a general over-  expansion in the whole school system.  Members of council  able  to     the supervisory staff above the  be present were Chairman William Swain, and Councillors  Adele deLange, Morgan Thompson and ,Harold Nelson from  Sechelt; Chairman Fred Feeney  and Councillors Wally Peterson,  Gerry Dixon, Ken Crosby and  Clerk Dave Johnston.  Representing the school board  were Chairman Don Douglas,  and Trustees Cliff Thorold, Leo  Johnston, W. H. Malcolm, Norman Hough, Mrs. Labonte and  Mrs. Sheila Kitson with Peter  Wilson, secretary-treasurer and  Superintendent of Schools Gordon Johnson.  Chairman Fred Feeney of  Gibsons in his opening remarks  said the main reason for meeting with the school board was  the rising concern over the tax  structure as it affected village  taxpayers. School board Chairman Don Douglas saidhe" has  arranged to have the councillors at a meeting this Wednesday night when the actual budget for this year can be discussed.  Questions raised involved the  cost of landscaping and preparation of grounds at school  sites, the cost of temporary  school buildings, over-entitlement of the number of teachers  on the staff amounting to 20.3  teachers. Pupil costs which  were regarded as being high  were included also the cost of  nominal teaching staff.  The need for increasing the  size Of Elphinstone gymnasium  was questioned also the fane  Bowen Island was still included in this school district. Board  policy on the construction of  schools was also questioned. It  was also suggested that money  spent on school grounds should  go into new buildings. The cost  of music teaching received attention. The present cost of  $12,000 for a supervisory music  teacher was regarded as too  high.  The jump in the number of  teachers in a three year period  amounting to a 134 percent increase was questioned on the  basis of pupil growth. Secretarial help to principals and  teachers and the board's administration staff- was also ques-  tiohedr     v    '      ���-  Explaining the building program Mr. Wilson mentioned the  plebiscite 8 total was $782,400  which was intended to cover  work at various schools. As a  result of a 27% increase in  one tender and a 17.7% increase  in another and an increase of  $46,200 in an estimate on Gibsons Elementary school construction plus the governmental  freeze on all but urgently necessary type of construction, forced the board to revamp its financing.  School board replies  BUILDING PROGRAM  Referendum No.  8 passed in  May, 1966:  $782400.  Elphinstone $221,600  Gibsons Elem       173,800  Board Office 54,000  Halfmoon  Bay        3,000  Langdale 56,500  Madeira Park        61,000  Roberts Creek 4,700  Sechelt 12,000  $586,600  Sites 47,300  Equpment 84,000  Plans,contingencies 64,500  $782,400  Elphinstone, $221,600.  Present construction: 3 room  commercial complex, electrical  shop, library. Architect's estimate: $142,900. Low bid: (27%  high) $181,763.  Balance  of construction:  Enlarge   gymnasium,   consolidate  administration.     (At    working  drawing stage). Architects estimate:   $75,600,   plus   27%   $96,-  012?  (Band room deleted).  Potential deficit $56,175.  Langdale:    $56,500.     Activity  room   low  bid:   $66,482   (17.7%  oyer estimate) financed by surplus funds  in Referendum No.  4, now under construction.  Gibsons,  $173,800,  plus  18,000  (Ref. 5), total $191,800.  Demolish old 4 classroom  building. Build 8 new classrooms and library - lunchroom.  Latest architect's estimate:  $238,000; potential deficit $46,-  200.  Referendum    No.    8   varied,  Madeira Park $61,000 to finance  this. Working drawings due end  of February, 1968.  School Board office, $54,000.  Working drawings authorized,  sketch plans accepted. Freeze  on non-classroom construction  continues. Referendum amount  almost certainly inadequate.  Rental costs at present $6,180  per annum.  Halfmoon Bay, covered play  area,  $3,000.  Roberts Creek, covered play  area, $4,700.  Sechelt, covered play area,  administration changes, $12,000.  No progress on these due to  recurrent freezes on non-classroom construction.  Rental units: present cost 6  at $290 per month for 2 years  (expires in June, 1969).  4 at $325 per month for second year (expires in June,  1968).  Increase  to  $375  per   month  for another year or can rent  at $290 per month for two years.  GROUNDS DEVELOPMENT  Langdale $17,500  Roberts Creek 6,100  Davis Bay 6,400  Sechelt 17,200  West Sechelt 23,500  Halfmoon Bay 3,200  Madeira Park 17,500  Egmont 5,200  Gibsons 31,000  Pender Harbour 39,500  Elphinstone 39,500  $205,000  Above are landscape architect's January 1967 estimates.  Based on the total, the board,  set aside $25,000 for site development in the 1967 budget, along  withh $3500 for landscape planning, plus $25,477 for groundsmen salaries, hired machine  (Continued   on   Page  8) 2       Coast NewsYFeb. 1, 1968.  Newmecca for golfers  Serving the Mt. Elphinstone district (population 6,000) of the  Sunshine Coast and the Sechelt Peninsula (population 3,000).  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 and foreign, $4.50 per year.  More information needed  At the meeting of members of Gibsons and Sechelt municipal  councils with the school board last Thursday night, members of  the councils were there hoping to have some questions answered.  The consensus of councillors present was that questions were answered but the answers did not penetrate the trouble.  There will be a second meeting on the actual budget for this  year. At this meeting questions might get closer to specifics but it  is expected that, with the budget having been decided upon, little  can be done about it at this point.  The budget will be the largest ever put together for this district. To suggest the attitude of councillors on the Sunshine Coast  is an isolated event would be false. The same attitude is expressed  ^by all those involved with provincial and federal governments.  It would appear that the lush days of the big spenders have  reached a peak and the only path for them now is to backtrack  on expenditures. The public generally is calling* loudly for retrenchment. But before school boards can do anything about it, they  have got to receive a better deal from government sources. This  does not necessarily mean more financial handouts but a more definite realization of their problems.  The meeting of councillors with school board members should  have a beneficial effect. Both will learn something but whether  either side will achieve enough satisfaction is problematical No  matter how you look at the situation, the life of a school board  trustee does have its thorny side. The thorns extend to municipal  councillors who have to include the school mill rate in their own  budget. That figure hurts ,and it should be divorced from municipal  affairs as long as councils have no say beyond complaining.  Good going, Sechelt!  .Sechelt people must be beaming with pleasure after reading  their building construction record for 1967. It is the first time since  records have been compiled that Sechelt has surpassed Gibsons.  Gibsons 1067 figure was some $40,000 less than Sechelt's total  but Gibsonites are just as pleased as are Sechelt folk.  ��� The general construction, both residential and commercial for  the year on the Sunshine Coast is encouraging. The fact that 152  new homes were built is a record and the increasing numbers of  homes each year, indicates steady cumulative growth.  While it is true that on the commercial side more than one  million dollars were absorbed in B.C. Ferry Authority construction  and the federal government harbor of refuge at Selma Park, more  than a "quarter of a million dollars went into private commercial  construction. The governmental improvenients will add to the economic future of the district so should not be downgraded.  If Sechelt can keep up the 1967 record it will soon show signs  of bursting at the seams.  A worthy institution  One volunteer organization in Gibsons area deserves a great  deal of credit for the work it is doing. It is Gibsons Public Library!  The library in its early days was housed in various stores or  offices in the village and did not reach the point of self-contained  quarters until the Kiwanis club in 1954 made the library that year's  project. As a result on Nov. 16, 1955 an official opening of the  present library quarters took place. Since then additional space  has been acquired.  Today, as a result of devoted volunteer effort, the library  board operates on a surplus basis and has close to 5,000 volumes  on its shelves. Credit should also be given to individual donors of  money or labor and the Gibsons municipal council which year  after year has equalled the provincial government matching grant  thus giving the volunteer library board members courage to continue their work.  When the library was opened it was regarded by provincial  authorities, as a good example of a small town library, so much so  that the story and picture were used in a UNESCO publication for  world distribution.  Growth of library usage by the public is revealed in the volume of books loaned out during the last four years. In 1964 the  circulation totalled 7,403 and next year it was 8,673, then jumped  to 11,791 in 1966 and for last year was 13,007. The increase is noted  in both adult and juvenile sections. During 1967 only six books failed to find their way back to the library.  The retiring president T. R. Adams and the volunteer staff  that maintained the library under his chairmanship deserve high  commendation for their efforts through the years. The retiring  secretary-treasurer, Mrs. A. Sommers who held that office eight  years received a well-deserved honor from library board members  and from the village council. Board members presented her with  a jewel box and council sent a letter of appreciation for eight  years of service.  Gibsons Public Library has moved along quite nicely with the  growth of the village and area. It operates on an efficient base,  does an excellent job by voluntary effort and deserves the thanks  of the entire community. However, it never has too many volunteers. Would you like to help?  (By ED THOMSON)  1968 promises to be an eventful one for the Sunshine Coast  Golf and Country Club and the  progress made since the first  exploratory meeting in 1965 reflects great credit on the small  but determined group that hope  ��� to see the nine-hole golf course  in partial operation at least by  late August of this year.  Reg. Thomas reporting for  the executive committee which  has already held several meetings since the first of the year,  stated plans for the full time  employment of a man to work  on the clean-up and pave the  way for groups of volunteer  work crews who will speed up  the job of clearance as soon  as the weather moderates. Consideration    has    already been  given to the appointment ;of a  grounds-keeper and pro.  The By-laws Committee under the chairmanship of Bernel  Gordon, working along with  Frank Newton, Keith Wright  and Dick Clayton of the ways  and means committee, have  been giving close attention to  the drafting of a workable set  of bylaws taking into consideration of all phases of financial,  membership, and ground rules.  Plans for irrigation of the  course are well advanced and  Roy Taylor, chairman of the  construction committee, who is  responsible for the exceptional  strides in the layout, reports  actual work on the laying of  pipe and sprinkling system, is  expected to begin shortly.  Landscaping is receiving the  attention of Mickey McKay and  is well advanced in the plans  ning stage with valuable assistance received from the forestry department and other agencies. Members will be called  on to take part in an extensive spring tree and shrub  planting bee.  The social committee already  has an eye to establishing the  spring dance that proved so  successful last year as an an  nual  event,   together  with   the  club's fall social -function. 7  Every effort is being made  on the part of the club's executive to widen the scope of  interest in this major project,  not only for its own membership but as a potential attraction   for  the   summer   tourists.  The importance of this was  stressed in a recent article in  the Vancouver Province which  reports the club at Roberts  Creek called the Sunshine Coast  Golf and Country club is a  nine-hole layout of 2,843 yards,  par 35 and full advantage has  been taken of rich outcroppings  of rock. It will be seeded this  spring and it is expected will  be open for play in August..  there are lakes as hazards and  the greens have been graded tc  prevent flooding, says the  article.  There are already more than  200 members in the club and  much of the work on the course  has been done by volunteers.  Surveys show that a nine-hole  course will be adequate for the  district for the next ten years,  though some ardent golfers  have in the past taken the ferry  to Horseshoe, Bay at weekends  arid driven as far as TMission  for a game of golf.  The president is Frank Newton and Vice-President is 7 Keith  Wright.  COIN-IN-SLOT DRIVING  It costs Vancouver's George  Federuk more for his driving  than it does most motorists,  according to Canadian Automotive Trade. Federuk's car  won't start until he drops a  coin into a box on the instrument panel. It's part of a car  thief-proofing scheme ex-RCMP  officer Federuk has invented.  If you fail to pay in advance  before the ignition switch is  turned on, the horn starts blowing. And the alarm system also  operates if anyone tampers  with the car's doors, hood or  trunk lid.  T^-_^W% "���-"-l-rr:-  i  PO!N  OF L A**���  ���:ir==yE=  COP*W*(��Hl   APPUfcD   fO��  We welcome written questions on legal points from  readers. If possible they  will be answered in this  column. Letters must be  brief, signed and your address shown. Send to "Point  of Law," c/o this news-  paper.  Q. I have been named the  executor in a will. The will  leaves various sums of money  to different people. It has been  altered and names and amounts  changed and some of the  changes have been signed by  the original witnesses and some  by others and some not at all.  In sOme changes you can see  what the original figures were.  Do I go by the original or the  altered figures? In some witnessed changes it is impossible  to see what the original figures  were. What do I do?  bu _������ f- racticiny oLawytr  A. Don't try to figure it out  yourself. Your lawyer should  apply to the court for an interpretation. Every will must  have three signatures, the person that made it, and two witnesses. Every change must be  signed by the same three persons. New witnesses to changes  mean nothing unless the whole  will has been re-executed, that  is signed by the person making it and two witnesses, one,  both or neither of whom may  be the original witnesses.  Where the changes have not  been so verified by the necessary signatures, the original  words or figures must stand.  If these have been so obliterated, E.G. by being cut out, that  they cannot ibe read then the  changes are effective. On the  application to the courts, your  legal expenses will be ordered  paid out of the estate.  COAST NEWS  20 YEARS AGO  A map showing desireable  parking areas along the highway in Gibsons was sent to the  department of public works  for approval.  Elphinstone Co-op shareholders at the annual meeting were  informed 1947 had not been a  good one and there would be  no  dividend.   ���  Sechelt's Teen Town society  reports it now has a membership totalling 32 with plenty of  social events lined up.  Heavy ice was reported on  Secret Cove preventing fish  boats from docking at the  floats.  The annual meeting of the  vestry of St. Aidan's Anglican  church at Roberts Creek advocated that women be eligible  for election to the Synod.  10 YEARS AGO  Sechelt's Board of Trade discussed and referred to the executive committee for action  a suggestion of street; names  and house numbers for the village. ...-.-  The number of telephones in  use in the Sunshine Coast area  expanded from 87 in 1947 to  more than 1,500 in early 1958.  Commemorating the 1958 provincial Centennial, Gibsons  Centennial committee planned  orr a July 1 celebration and the  purchase of more land to increase the size of Brothers  Memorial Park. W. I. McAfee  was chairman.  Names of 56 women were  published as members of canvassing teams to take part in  the Kinsmen club polio drive,  for funds.  TREES GET OLD, TOO  Even though a tree will continue to grow7 in height and  diameter untilYit dies, it does  so at a much slower rate when  it  enters old age   or becomes  "overmature." Even though  older trees are slowly increasing in size, total amount of  solid wood may decrease because rot within the tree is  decaying more wood than is  being added each year.  N.   Richard  McKibbin  A   PERSONAL  INSURANCE   SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  FRANK   E.   DECKER,   p.o.s.  OPTOMETRIST  For Apointment  886-2166  Every Wednesday  Bal Block  Gibsons  EXERCISE TO  X:     HELP YOUR WART  When you do no exercise, a portion of your  blood tends to accumulate in the veins of your  legs. Eventually this accumulation causes aches,  pains, swelling and, in severe cases, leads to  varicose veins.  You don't have to be an athlete to improve  your circulatory system. Moderate daily exercise each' day helps take a load off your heart.  Your physician will advise how much you need.  Your doctor can phone us when you need a  medicine. We will constantly endeavor to keep  abreast of the expanding activities in the field  of pharmacy ������ in this era of ^reat 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  JSecheltl        7Y Gibsons  885-2238 iS:    ' 886-2234  Dependability ���'��� Integrity ��� Personal Service  _TORf HOURS ��� 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ��� FRIDAY 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  0PEM ALL DAY WEDNESDAYS  It happens in the  best of families  Specialists in���  ��� AUT0B0DY WORK  ��� GLASS INSTALLATION  ��� COMPLETE REPAINTING  WORK GUARANTEED  ||_n_l__-M_-BMM_M-Mn-H-M-a||  Work guaranteed on all makes and models  by highly skilled and experienced  Auto Body experts  FREE   ESTIMATES  ON   ALL  WORK  .  f*^^ *\vw   \r- V.V      s ��.��. vy�� ws <  _Jx*Mv_v.*jT*vs �����.._��� vN*<��..XK_fi\* As. v.*       * ��S_.S.^4A/jN��x^.%M��,V.��.^_v\\��.,rrr��v^Jix-_   -    *JA_  "*> _-_ s       _*��"<w7 - _*����. -s      % - "jji-\   ���"_#*��_ V_mfc_> ._n__-j0'J  GIBSONS. B.C. ��� Phone 886-7133 Coast News, Feb. 1, 1968.  On Mon., Jan. 8, Leading  Seaman P. Hill was presented  with his graduation certificate  by LCDR G. V. Hartman, officer in charge weapons division, Fleet School, Esquimau.  Leading Seaman Hill successfully completed the Weapons-  man Underwater TG 3 course  as top man of the class, with  an aggregate average of 79%.  Born in Vancouver, in 1841, he  joined the RCN in 1960. His  last posting prior to joining  WU308ES course was Royal  Roads. Hs is presently attached to the weapons division,  Fleet School,  Esquimalt.  BPW to hear  labor official  The next general meeting of  the Sunshine Coast BPW Club  will be held at Ole's Cove Resort on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 6:30  p.m., with dinner at 7:30 p.m.,  followed at 8:30 p.m. by a  speaker. The club announces  that Mrs. C. Waddell, the director of the women's bureau, department of labor, has consented to talk on matters pertinent  ta working women, and especially as dealt with through the  vjMMnen's bureau.  This bureau was set up by  the" provincial government only  about;:three or four years ago  and this was done in large part  as a result of pressure by BPW  Clubs. The bureau deals in part  with wages arid working conditions as they affect the working woman.  All members are, urged to  make a special effort to attend  this meeting, and all members  of the public, men or women,  are invited to hear Mrs. Waddell at 8:30 p.m. Members are .  asked to please contact the secretary, Mrs. Doreen Lee 883-  2283 or the membership chairman, Mrs. Marilyn Wigard 885-  9345 before Sunday, Feb. 4, to  confirm attendance at the dinner.  The local club reports sales  of UNICEF Christmas Cards  totalled $158.56, a large increase  over last year and the members thank the community for  their support and, help in raising this -,money for needy children the world over. The club,  through its Christmas Hamper  Raffle, also raised $50 towards  its bursary to the high school.  Fair meeting  At a meeting Wednesday  night in Sechelt's Hospital Cottage the Sunshine Coast Fair  board elected Alf. Clarke as  vice-chairman, Bernice Chamberlain, secretary; Pearl  Tretheway, treasurer and Gordon Clarke house and grounds  man. The Farmer's Institute  elect the chairman and will do  so shortly.  While it is early to talk of  activity in connection with the  fair next August, members of  the board are looking ahead  to see what can be done and  have planned another meeting  to take place Wednesday, Feb.  1 at the Clarke home on North  road.  Roll up your sleeve  fo save JL  a life... TP  BE A BLOOD DONOR  Earns degree :  Mrs. Mae Freer, Hopkins  Landing^ has just been informed of her successful completion  of her Degree A.R.C.T. from  the Royal Conservatory of  Music of Toronto. Mrs. Freer  is the second successful candidate on the Sunshine Coast  to receive this award. The first  one was Anne Lang (Garry)  of Sechelt, both were piano  students   of  Mrs.   Betty Allen.  This is a great accomplishment due to the fact that the  Conservatory demands an extremely high  standard  of per  formance.    Very    few Degrees  are   awarded  in   the   province  each year.  Another  successful candidate  in recent written Royal Conservatory exams was Dianne  De Marco of Gibsons receiving  the very high mark of 95 %  in her history of music exam.  SAXTON CHAIRMAN  Andrew E. Saxton, prominent  Vancouver business man, has  been appointed provincial chairman of the 1968 Heart Fund  Campaign which is conducted  during February by the British  ;' February is Heart Month in  Columbia Heart Foundation.  Canada and this: year's campaign theme is Research is  Your Business.  B.C.'s objective this year is  $335,000 and the target for  Canada is $1,975,900.  The drive for funds will include a canvass of businesses,  special names, and other organizations and will culminate  in the 'annual residential "blitz"  canvass on "Heart Sunday,"  February 25, when thousands of  volunteers will call on homes  throughout B.C.  SALES RISING  Beautiful     British     Columbia  magazine finds itself in a very  gratifying position!  Due to the  tremendous effort of community  newspapers in the province and  other sales agencies, it has  again experienced a record demand  for  subscriptions.  Sales of the winter issue by  subscriptions and ofr the newsstands exceeded 165,000 copies,  which places it among the best  sellers in Canada. In the mailing of our Spring, 1968 issue,  there will be over 110,000 subscriptions. Destinations of these  subscriptions  is world-wide.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE BEST SELLERS  The  value  of forest product  exports     consistently     exceeds  agricultural exports from ��� Canada.  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  AL'S USED FURNITURE  Gibsons ��� 886-28121  For conclusive proof of GM leadership  in quality, styling, performance and value,take the wheel now...  during the national  MARK OF  EXCELLENCE  ROAD  GENERAL MOTORS DEALERS  INVITE YOUto test drive the only cars that bear the  Mark of Excellence. See, hear, and feel for yourself GM's  margin of superiority over the other 1968 cars. Driving  is believing! Come in today! Your test car is waiting.  Left: Pontiac Parisienne Sport Sedan. Right: Chevrolet Impala Custom Coupe.  There is a difference! And we can prove it!  Discover what our Mark of Excellence means in motion!  Check in  at your dealer's  ROAD TEST CENTRE!  During February, Chev-OIdsand  ���Pontiac-Buick dealerships  across Canada have been turned  into Road Test Centres. Specially  marked demonstrators are on  the starting line. Come on in,  pick your car and take a drive.  You'll be glad you did!  20 minutes  will prove  our point!  Give us just a few minutes and  we'll prove that the Mark of  Excellence is far more than just  a promise of General Motors  engineering Jeadership. It's your  guarantee that you'll find more  of the features you're looking  for in any GM car.  Rate the  great ones...  Whichever price field is yours,  whichever car size appeals to  you, however you like your car  equipped, this is your chance to  find out what makes the '68  General Motors cars so far  ahead of the rest.  The  welcome mat  is out!  You can count on a warm  welcome at any Chev-Olds or  Pontiac-Buick dealer's. But no  pressure. The whole idea is for  our cars to do the talking. But  if you want to talk trade or deal  ���you've picked the right time.  PONTIAC ���CHEVROLET ��� OLDSMOBILE ��� BUICK ��� FIREBIRD ���CAMARO ��� CHEVELLE ��� BEAUMONT ��� ACADIAN ��� CHEVY.! ���EPIC ��� VIVA ��� CORVA1R ��� CADILLAC  . ...... .        -' ' See your local authorized General Motors dealer     ���  CMttO  PENINSUU MOTOR PRODUCTS (1957) LTD. - Phone: 885-2111, Sechell, BC. Coast News, Feb. .1, 1968.  COMIMG EVENTS  Feb. 3: Timber Trail Riding  Club Bake Sale, Co-op Store,  Gibsons,  10  a.m.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS      ANNOUNCEMENTS  ARE BEST SELLERS  Phone 886-2622  MISC. FOR SAH (Cont'd)  Feb.   5:  OAPO Social, 2 p.m.,  Health Centre, Oibsons.  Feb. 7: Hearts and Flowers  Coffee Party arid Bake Sale,  United Church Christian Education Centre, 10 a.m. to 12 noon.  Feb. 9: Local talent concert in  Hall,   Madeira,   8   p.m.  Feb 14, St. Bartholomew's Valentine Tea, Parish Hall, 2 p.m.  Free transportation from the  old post office corner from 1:45.  CARD OF THANKS  I wish to express my deepest  appreciation to Dr. Inglis, Dr.  Crosbv and the staff at St.  Mary's Hospital for their wonderful kindness to me during  my recent illness.  ���(Mrs.) M. Deleiko.  My   sincere   thanks   for   cards,  flowers, gifts and visits during  my stay in  hospital.  All were  deeply  appreciated.  ���Bill Haley.   FLORISTS  Wreaths and sprays  Lissiland   Florists  Phone 886-9345  Gibsons.  FLOWERS for all Occasions  C^lfeer'e Flower & Garden Shop  Phone 886-2463, Sechelt 885-9455  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 during  the week of Feb. 5th. For app't  write McKay Technical Institute  432 Richards St., Vancouver 2,  B.C.   HELP WANTED  Camp tender M.V. Texada  Queen, Reg. No. 171967, 36' x 12'  sq. bow. 85 hp. Hercules diesel,  V-drive, chg. plant, oil stove.  Open to offers. Contact Pender  Harbour Fire Protection District Madeira Park, 883-2543.  FIRE DAMAGED CRANE  1346 Lorain 10 ton truck crane,  on Ruby Lake access road, entrance across highway from  Ruby Lake motel. Bids as is at  location. Brouwer and Co. General Insurance Adjusters Ltd.,  470 Granville St. Phone 683^2521.  R. McDonald or S. Palmer.  7 piece Arborite chrome extension table, cost $179 for $65.  Phone 886-7796.  Medium' upright piano, Phone  886-2573.  Refrigerator with top freezer,  good condition, $35. Phone 886-  2095.  3 burner gas stove for boat,  also 2 gas tanks. What offers?  Phone 886-2513.  8" table saw; electric winch;  platform scales; 23" TV. Phone  885-2116. /  Old upright piano. Good condition,   $175.   Phone 886-2880.  SERVICE ��� SAVINGS  at your  FAMILY  STORE  Groceries ��� Meats  Ice Cream ��� Feed  T.V.  Tubes  -  Free  testing  Electrolux Supplies  SPECIAL ��� Children's  Black rubbers ���. $1.39 pr  Few pairs  Children's shoes  $2.99 pr.  Instructor for Navigation for  Fishermen class, two nights a  week. $6.00 per hour. Must have  Master's Hometrade or ticket  up to 350 tons. Call Frank Fuller, Adult Education Director,  886-2241.  WORK WANTED  Baby sitt^ner by day in my home  Phone 886-2694. .  Dressmaking    and    alterations.  Muryl Roth, 886-7006. .  Alterations   and   light   sewing.  Tla Lockhart, 886-2353.  For your painting, interior I  and exterior, and paper hang- |  ing. phone David Nystrom, ���  886-7759. I  Open  Mon.   thru  Sat.,  9  to  6  Closed  all day  Wednesday  MIDWAY STORE  Ph. 886-2086  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.  See our large selection of wedding invitations and announcements at the Coast News  .  ELECTROLUX  SALES & SERVICE  for -  Gibsons & 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  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales. Ph.  885-9713.  Sechelt.  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.  WANTED  Professional painting, promptly.  Interor and exterior. Phone  886-2381.  MISC. FOR SALE  G.E. Auto washer,  Filter  Flo $85.  Completely overhauled and  reconditioned Admiral  fridge  only $69.  Easy wringer washer $40.  1 only new walnut bedroom  suite, was $199.95,  now only $169.95  1 only 21 cu. ft. deepfreeze  new, was $242.95 now   $229.95  MARSHALL WELLS Ltd.  Gibsons 886-2442  The  cold  weather  is here  and  the  electric blankets and  elec-  .trie  pads  are at  Earl's in Gibsons  886-9600  400  fowl,  50c live,  $1 dressed.  Dressed  birds   on  order.  885-  2048  FARM FRESH EGGS  also  VEGETABLES, FRUITS, etc.  WYNGAERT   ENTERPRISES  Gibsons, 886-9340  3 beds without mattresses; 3  chests of drawers, couch, chair,  washing machine and tables.  Phone 886-7017.  Boat trailer for 17 ft. boat. Ph.  885-2116.  WANTED!  Bicycle wheels, all sizes.  Phone 886-2123  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  1959 Buick 4 door sedan, radio,  snowtires, running. Will take a  trade. 886-9686.  1959 Rambler station wagon.  Any reasonable offer. Phone  886-7168.  1963 Chev pickup. Phone 886-  2258.  By original owner, I960 Zephyr  low mileage, good condition.  $500. Phone 886-7714.  1953 American Pontiac, good  shape, rebuilt motor, rebuilt  transmission, good radio, glass  and new rubber. Make reasonable offer. Dave Vernon, Gower  Point Road. 886-2887.  ���....   .i, .in. i   i ��� ��� ii    i i      ii ������-���__��� ��������� ii     ������.  1960 Chev sedan delivery in  very good shape. $400. c/o Pete  Flynn, Hanbury Road, Roberts  Creek.  1955 Studebaker, radio, good  tires all round,  snow tires on  _\__C__r  1956 Studebaker 4 door, 283  Chev motor, good tirfes, running  886-9686.  BOATS FOR SALE  For membership of explosive re  quirements contact Wiljo Wiren  selling agent, Howe Sound  Farmers Institute, Reed Road,  Gibsons, 886-2014. Stumping or  ditching powder, dynamite, electric or regular caps, prinua-  cord, etc.  ~ 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.  For complete information on  Marine, Industrial arid Liability  insurance; claims and adjustments, contact Captain W. Y.  Higgs, Marine Consultant, Box  339, Gibsons. Phones 886^9546,  ���and 885-9425.  COMPRESSED AIR  SERVICE FOR  Skindivers' and Firemen's  air tanks  SKINDIVERS AVAILABLE  FOR SALVAGE WORK  .'.'.   MARINE ACCESSORIES  Paint, fibreglass, rope, canvas,  boat hardware  Y Gibsons, 886-9303  WALT  NYGREN  SALES  LTD.  SUNSHIN  FOR RENT  Furnished 2 bedroom house; until middle or end of April. Ph.  886-9686.  2 bedroom house in Gibsons for  rent immediately. Unfurnished.  Phone   596-3543.  2 bedroom house, combination  elec. range, otherwise unfurnished, fireplace, view, $80 per  month.. Phone 886-2010 after 6  p.m.  Large bachelor suite fully modern, self-contained, very central. Feb. 1. 886-2848.  1 bedroom duplex available Feb  1. Gibsons area. Phone 886-9826.  1 bedroom furnished house, all  facilities, $65 month. Soames  Point. Phone 886-2166.  Nice   warm   bachelor   cottage,^  furnished,   $3��.   Phone   886-2559  after 6 p.m.  2 bedroom trailer. Phone 886-  2762 after 5 p._ri.  New self-contained, separate  entrance suite, on waterfront.  Furnished. Beautiful view and  good beach. Also 2 bedroom  furnished duplex. Ideal for one  or  two.   886-2887.  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  WANTED TO KBIT  Couple, both teachers, no children, require furnished house,  preferably waterfront on a 12  month lease. Anywhere between  West Sechelt and Langdale. Reply to Box 382, Gibsons, B.C.  PROPERTY FOR SALE  SPECIAL  1 large double frontage view lot  ��� cleared ��� near good beach  and with good water supply ���  easy terms. R. W. Vernon, 886-  2887.  Gibsons   waterfront  lots   available. Phone 886-2466.  GOWER POINT  Choice view residential lots,  cleared good water, also %  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.  FUELS ~  34' troller, "Wonder Boy", 80  hp. Gray, phone, sounder, stove,  toilet and sink. What offers?  Phone 886-2775.  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  WELCOME BEACH ��� Waterfront��� Fully modern basement home on beautifully  landscaped property with  130 feet beach frontage and  commanding view of Welcome Passage from sundeck  Panelled living room has  fireplace and sage green  wall ta wall broadjloom;  separate dining room. Autumn Breeze Arborite in all-  electric kitchen; separate  utility room with extra cupboards off kitchen; colored  vanity bathroom. Rec. room  and extra bedroom in basement. Auto-oil heating. Full  price  $23,500.  PENDER HARBOUR ��� Waterfront ��� Large fully serviced  lots with excellent yettr-  round moorage in sheltered  bay. Water piped to each  lot; easy access off paved  highway. Priced from $5,500  SAKINAW LAKE ��� Your  choice of' four highly de-.  sirable waterfront lots on  this picturesque 6^ mile  lake just 3 hours from Vancouver. Lots average 80  feet on lake by 170 feet. Excellent fishing and water-  sports. Priced from $4,25t  to $4,500. Terms.  For these and other choice  properties on the Sunshine  Coast, contact Frank Lewis  or Morton Mackay at Gib-  .    sons office; 886-9900.  FINLAY REALTY LTD.  Gibsons and Burquitlam  SELMA PARK: Comfortable 2  bdrm cottage on view lot. Low  down payment on $7000 full  price.  ROBERTS CREEK: Over 1 ac.  2 bdrm home, fireplace in living room. Wired for elec. range  $1500 down.   '  OOWER POINT: Cozy 3 rooms,  good water, $4000 full price.  GIBSONS: Lovely new 3 bdrm  home on view properly, full  bsmt has extra room and rougher in plumbing. Terms on $27,-  500. ;  A real buy for the thrifty  minded! Comfortable older 5  room home on view lot. Convenient location, A/oil heat, fire-:  place in view living room. W/W  carpet. Easy terms on $12,600.  Large landscaped view lot  ready to build on. Only $3200.  One only at this price. Nicely  treed lot in good location. $87S  F.P. .     -     "~  K. BUTLER REALTY '  & Insurance  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  UNDERWRITING LIFE  & MORTGAGE INSURANCE  Representing  MONTREAL  LIFE INSURANCE Co.  Gibsons: Exclusive home site.  Large view lot overlooking  Georgia Strait. Approx. 140*  frontage on paved street.  Gibsons: Family home. Large  living room, Arizona brick fixe,  place. 'Modern kitchen, mahogany cupboards. Four bedrooms  Automatic oil furnace. Car port.  Nicely landscaped lot. $15,000,  terms.  Money wanted for well secured mortgages and agreements  for sale.  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  Realty & Insurance  Gibsons  Call C. R. Gathercole  Office 886-7015        Res. 886-2785  Member of the Multiple Listing  Sendee of Vancouver Real  Estate Board  CONSTRUCTION  Alder, stove and fireplace \ ood  for  sale.  Phone  886-9861.  Everything tor your  building needs  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt. Phone 885-228?  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  PROPERTY  Invest a small payment each  month in available choice view  property on the Sunshine Coast,  as a means of saving, plus the  potential of at least doubling  the value of your holding in 5  vears. No better investment  anywhere! R. W. Vernon, Gower Point Road, Gibsons, 886-2887  TREALESTAT  EWART McMYNN  REALTY & INSURANCE  OFFICE  PHONES  886-2166 and 886-2248  MEMiBER:  MULTIPLE LISTENiG SERVICE  Lovely, substantial view home  2 bedrms, living, dining rms &  kitchen with nook. Living rm.  15 x 20 ft. with split granite  fireplace. Property slopes from  roadway to beach (sheltered)  Garage and carport, ��aserhent,  lots of headroom, A/oil heat.  Terms on $35,000.  Well built view home, living  room with fireplace, den, kitchen, bedroom and bath, with  finished suite in full basement:  A/oil furnaoe. Family home  plus rental cottage or couple's  home with rental suite and cottage. Handy to shop and P.O.,  and bus line. $4,000 down and  terms on balance. $14,750 f.p.  Two bedroom home, view, on  double^ lot (H_L). Handy location for transportation and shopping. $3,000 down, $9,000 full  price.  "Regal" Mobile home, 410  sq. ft., 2 bedrms, living rm.,  kitchen and bath, lots of windows, furnished, Rock-gas range  A7oil furnace. $5,000 cash or in  trade on good 3 .bedrm view  home, Gibsons area. Will truck  to site (within reason).  Four bedroom home, with 14  x 24 living rm, dining rm and  kitchen (modern finishes), on  approx. 5 acres level land,  main road, double garage, etc.  Terms on $25,000.  Quite new, modern three-bed-  roorri view home close to sea;  well designed throughout, big  sun deck. Half-acre lot. $6,000  down on $14,500.  Businesses, revenue properties and lots.  E. McMynn 886-2500  Do Wortman 886-2393  J.   Warn 886-2681  J. E. White        886-2935  Box 238, Gibsons, B.C.  CHARLES ENGLISH Lfd.  Real Estate and Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS.  B.C. Ph:  886-2481  CHURCH GROUPS ACTIVE  The CG1T, Tyros and Hi-Cs  are now in full swing at Gibsons United Church and all children in the various age groups  are welcome. There are a lot of  children in the Explorer age  group but there is no leader  and a volunteer leader is wanted. Phone Mrs. A. Boyes at  886-7798 if interested.  Hi-C BAKE SALE  Gibsons Hi-C will hold a bake  sale Friday, Feb. 2, from 4 to  6 p.m. at the Co-op store, Gibsons. Proceeds from this sale  will go toward the support of  a Korean foster child.  BpillN6  E ''���&' M BOWLADROME  High triplerfor the ladies, Dot  Skerry with 651, and hingle single, Betty Wood with 294. For  the men, high triple and single  to Freeniari Reynolds with 776  (331).    '.;���.������;.;������;  Ladies Coffee: Lorraine Werning 541, Therese Jenkins 529,  Marg Peterson 543, Hazel  Wright 526, Ivy Richards 514,  Carol Kurucz 505, Ann Johnson  587, Paulette Smith 519,: Lucille  Mueller 557, Irene Rottluff 616,  Violet Pennier 540.  Gibsons A: Virginia Reynolds  240, Freeman Reynolds 695 (257,  245), Orville Shogan 6837Y297),  Joan Whieldon 617 (256*, Don  Skinner 621 (268), Frank Nevens  679 (268), Lorraine Werning 610  (244), Herb Lowden 705 (243,  248), Helen Girard 600, Alex  Robertson 608.  Teachers Hi: Melvin Jay 628  (240), Linda Yablonski 616 (271)  Freeman Reynolds 776 (331,  243).  Commercials: Jack Clement  612, Lome Gregory 708 (287),  Herb Lowden 068, Marybelle  Holland 274, Frank Nevens 732  (283, 241), BUI Ayres 251.  Port Mellon: Betty Wood 294,  Gwyn Davies 245, Jim Thomas  247, Hugh Inglis .601, Art Holden  747 (289, 264) Y Dot Skerry 651,  Bill Ayres 241.  Bantams: Debbie Scott 335  (225), Cindy Whieldon 323 (165),  Debra Pedneault 275 (138).  SOCCER  Div. 4���297, 3; Madeira ]Park 0  Res. Totems 5, Sechelt Tigers 1.  Div. 6 ��� Gibsons Legion '31,  Res. Tigers 0. Res. Braves 6,  Sechelt Legion 6.  Div.   7   ���   Canfor   Tigers.   1,  Gibsons Cougars 0.  PROVINCIAL CUP  PLAY-OFF  Div. 6 ��� Gibsons Legion 1,  Sechelt Legion 1. Gibsons Legion won on corner kicks.  Div. 7 ��� Gibsons Cougars 2,  Canfor Tigers 1, in overtime.  Special  Valentine  BINGO  19 GAMES $15  $100 TO GO  CHOCOLATES  MEMBERSHIP PRIZE  FRIDAY, FEB. 9  8 p.m.  SECHELT INDIAN HALL  -<-_  HELP REHABILITATE  THE HANDICAPPED &  & Auto Salvage  ROBERTS CREEK, B.C.  24-HOUR SERVICE  Phone 886-2810  DONATIONS  SOUGHT  The Arts Council Gallery com-  mittee, is appealing for donations of new or good1 used articles to auction on Feb. 24 at  .2 p.m. in the Wilson Creek Community Hall. 1V^^ Joe Benner of  Sechelt has generously consented to act as auctioneer.  The committee hopes to raise  enough money to take care of  the rent for a few months, and  put the gallery on a more secure economic footing. If you  can help please phone 885-2093  or 886-9634.  Coast News, Feb. 1, 1968.  Residents of the Simshine Coast  We will be on the Sunshine Coast February 8 & 9  If you wish any information in regards to  our services,  please write or dro_> into our mobile office  while we are in your area  GEORGE GRAY  2548 Lawson  Ave.,  West Vancouver  WA 2-8981  BILL GREIG  4474  W.  Vancouver  CA 8-8662  9th Ave^  SYNDICATE LIMITED  At the Twilight Theatre Thurs-Y  day to Saturday, Clambake is  the name of the game; a colorful and tuneful; kaleidoscope of  beautiful Florida; scenery, catchy tunes and Elvis Presley,  not forgetting, a bevy of bikini  clad surfside nymphs.  Thrilling 'water skiing scenes  add plenty of action and a  more than a mile a. minute  speed boat race provides the  thrills. For escape entertainment this is a pleasing bit of  cinematic froth, well supported  by a competent cast Presley  obliges with several songs  From Tuesday to Thursday of  next week,, the Twilight presents Peter Sellers and,if you  can believe the press sheets  stars as the Bobo, that cunning  matador that flees from the  bulls so that he may chase the  chicks. In a word, he is the  greatest bull thrower of them  all! Aiding and abetting Senor  Sellers in and out of the bull  ring are Britt Ekland, Rossano  Brazzi and Adolfo Celi, an all-  out Warner Bros, extravaganza  in Technicolor.  PLAY BINGO  Valentine Portrait  SPECIAL  Three  5 *  7s  Black and White  Complete with Folder Mount  $9.75  Prices  for color on request  BILL PRICE  Ph.  886-9361  for Appointment  THURSDAY  FEBRUARY 1  GIBSONS LEGION HALL - 8 p.m.  19 GAMES $10 w 0VB1  20ft GAME  $500-50 ail.        $100-54 CAUS  $250���52 CALIS        $50-55 CAUS or OVBt  Minors under 16 not allowed  GIBSONS WELFARE FUND  Door Prize $1  Draw      I  Winner must be in Attendance  ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM  SCHOOL DISTRICT  No.  46   (SECHELT)  NEW CLASSES  CONVERSATIONAL   SPANISH  CLASS  Elphinstone Secondary. Begins Wednesday, 'Feb. 7.7��� Fee $7.50  (10 weeks). Room 106.  DYNAMIC PSYCHOLOGY  Elphinstone Secondary. Begins Wednesday, Feb. 7. ��� Fee $7.50.  (10 weeks). Room 103.  MIXED VOLLEY BALL  Roberts Creek Secondary School.  Thursday nights. Class now in progress.  SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT  Elphinstone Secondary. Begins Tuesday, February 6. ��� Fee $7.50.  (8 weeks). Room 202.  ADULT BALLET  Indian Residential School (Sechelt).  Begins Wednesday, February 7.  Call Mrs. Shore,  888-7059, for information. ��� Fee $7.50.  REGISTRATION: First Class Meeting ���Call 886-2241 for information  Religion 1968      -... . ���  WMMLEANW  Religion 1968 was the theme  of the. devotional period of the  first meeting in the new year  of the Gibsons United Church  Women, conducted by Mrs. R.  W. Vernon of the Gower Unit.  Rev Murray Cameron installed the new executive in the  service of dedication. Mrs. Wesley Hodgson thanked the retiring executive with special mention for the work of Mrs. Edith  Forbes as past president and/  Miss Fannie Grant, nomination  chairman.  Mrs. Alfred Puchalski, program chairman, presented a  paper on the -pros and cons of  the present bills before parliament concerning the liberalization of the divorce arid abortion  laws, keeping in mind the stand  of the United Church of Canada.  Presyterial delegates were directed by the meeting; to uphold  the views of the U.C.C., that is  marriage breakdown, the basis  for divorce, arid the,mental and  physical health of the mother,  the consideration for therapeutic abortion:  Letters of thanks were sent  to Mrs. J. P Stewart for the  yearly audit, I & S Transfer  and Northern Navigation Co for  their kind consideration in shipping of welfare bundles. Mrs.  James Lee, social convenor appointed the units of the month  for the full year.  Mrs. Gordon * Richards, supply convenor, reported a generous response to the emergency call for help for recent fire  victims.  The emergency shelf is depleted and supplies are requested to refurnish same: clothing,  bedding, kitchenware, foods.  UCW representatives appointed were: To the official board,  President Mrs; Nelson Moore;  house committee, Mrs. Sidney  Potter; Christian .and missionary education, Mrs. A. Boyes;  Mrs. A Y Faris and Miss Fannie  Grant; Missionary and maintenance, Mrs J. Mainil; to the  congregation for election to the  Committee of Stewards, Mrs.  Ernest Baja.  A special project for this  year will be the decorating of  the vestry. The Evening Unit's  Hearts and Flowers Coffee-Party will be on Wednesday^ Feb.  7 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.  CHURCH SERVICES  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  11.00 a.m., Church School  11:15 a.m., Holy Eucharist  7:30 p.m., Evensong  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11 a.m., Church School  3 pm.  Evensong  PORT MELLON  9:15 a.m., Matins  ind Holy Communion  St.   Hilda's,   Sechelt  8 a.m., Holy Eucharist  9:30 a.m., Church School  7:30   p.m.   Evensong  Egmont  3:00 p.m., Evensong  St. Mary's Church, Garden Bay  11:15 a.m., Holy Eucharist  UNITED  Gibsons  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.  BAPTIS1  CALVARY BAPTIST, Gibsons  Sunday service, 9:45 a.m.  Prayer Meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thurs  BETHEL BAPTIST,  Sechelt  11:15 a.m., Worship Service  7:30 p.m.,  Wed.,  Prayer  Rev. A.  Willis  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  TABERNACLE  Member P.A.O.C.  886-2027  .Highway and Martin Road  Evening Service 7:30 p.m.  Tues.  Bible Study  & Prayer  7:30 p.m.  Fri.   Clubs  &  Family Services  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  GLAD TIDINGS  Sunday 9 a.m.  Preservice Worship  10 a.m. Church School  11 a.m. Morning Worship  7:00 p.m., Evangelistic Service  Tues., 7 p.m., Classes  "   Fri., 7 p.m., Clubs, all ages  Rev. D. R. McLean  (By MARIE FIRTH)  Mr. Frank Kaderle was a  weekend visitor at the home of  Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Shaw, West  Sechelt.  Mr. and Mrs. Merrick of West  Sechelt enjoyed the company  of their son William, a -flight  officer for CPA, on a visit between runs over the weekend.  Mr. Pat Murphy' left last week  to return to his post as manager of a DEW line camp, stationed 300. miles south of the ;Nortii  Pole. Mrs. Murphy and family  of Halfmoon Bay look forward  to his semi-annual leaves. He  has many interesting stories to  tell of his long spells in the  frozen wastes of Baffin Land  Canon and Mrs. Alan Greene  of Redrooffs left last week on  the first leg of a four month  cruise to England. They were  two of the 12 passengers on the  Dutch freighter Dinteldyk, taking five weeks to go via the  Panama Canal. Miss Dorothy  Chowne of Vancouver is staying  in the Greene home until they  return. Miss Chowne has been  a visitor on this area for several  years.  Chimneys ��� Eaves  I        Drams  | Cleaned & Repaired  Painting  Janitor Service  Gardening & Odd  Jobs  TILLICUM  CHIMNEY SERVICE  p��     Ph. R. Barclay  |ji   885-2094   -   885-2196  $��m    Box 243���Sechelt  m*  FURNACE CLEANING  fl  B_  If It's Electric Heating  Be sure fo Consul! us on  MARKEL  ELECTRIC BASEBOARD HEAT  Sold and Serviced on the Sunshine Coast by  McPhedran Electric  LID.  SUNNYCREST SHOPPING  CENTRE ��� GIBSONS  Phone 886-9689  vu>  After 21 wonderful and rewarding years on the  Sunshine Coast, the last six of which were spent in  the operation of Lissi Land Florists, during which  time it was bur pleasure and good fortune to meet  and serve so many of the 'nicest people' ��� the ones  who love and appreciate flowers . . . the time has  come at last for us to ease up a bit.  But before we bow out and head for Victoria,  our future home, we cannot leave without thanking  all our good friends in Gibsons and up and down the  Sunshine Coast, for your loyal friendship and continued patronage, both in our personal lives and in  business.  We are happy to introduce you to Lissi Land's  new   owners���  Mrs. Lorraine Knapman  and  Robert Heard  who will be taking over on  Thursday. Feb- 1st.  Mrs. Knapman hails from Vancouver and is a  graduate of the Hutchison School of Floral Design  and has to her credit many years in the florist business.  Mr. Heard, also from Vancouver, has been identified with the retail grocery business, during which  time he has been active in contacting the public and  grocery trade.  We ask all our customers to welcome Mrs. Knapman and Mr. Heard ,the new owners and accord  them the same warm acceptance and friendship which  we have found so delightful and rewarding in all our  years of serving you.  Again���  Thank You  Everyone  Bill and Jean Lissiman,  Lissi Land Florist,  Gower Pt. Rd. ��� Gibsons,  Ph.  886-9345.  I..* Coast News, Feb. 1, 1968.  "GET IT over the net!'  This cry gets the action every Tuesday and Thursday night  in the activity rooms of Gibsons and Roberts Creek Elementary  schools when many of the community's young adults battle it out  over the volley ball net.  The games started with a small nucleus of young people organized by Mr. Budd MacKenzie, School District No. 46 Special  Counsellor. The program under the auspices of the adult education  department, began with only six people at Gibsons Elementary  Schol. It grew to 20 then to 30 participants and then expanded in  early January to Roberts Creek where about 10 people are currently playing.  The above picture taken by Terry Kruz shows Sandy Davidson,  Royleen Nygren, J. D. Earle and D. L. McCauley in action.  The need for night time recreation for young adults sparked the  School Board's support of these activities.  An automated conference  A new approach to conferences and in-service training  for teachers has been announced by the department of professional foundations at Simon  Fraser University and the British Columbia Teachers' federation.  The two organizations have  teamed to produce a mobile,  automated conference which  will travel to eight centres  throughout British Columbia  during the next three months.  Dubbed Project C.O.L.E.,  after its theme, Creation of  Learning     Environments,     the  Insurance plans designed  for your individual requirements ��� mortgage, education, family protection.  conference is unique in that no  speakers will be on site to  deliver papers or lectures.  Extensive use will be made of  audio and visual tape recordings, films, slides, pictures and  models to simulate ideas that  teachers can easily introduce  into  their   own   classrooms.  In addition to the involvement of the British Columbia  Teachers' Federation and  Simon Fraser University, the  project received substantial assistance from Philips Electronics' Limited and Canadian  Kodak.  DAVE HOPKIN  Resident Underwriter  ZURICH LIFE OF CANADA  Serving the Entire Sunshine Coast  Phone 886-2881  P.O. Box 500, Gibsons  BACK HOE  & LOADER  SERVICE  ��� TRDiCHING  ��� DITCHING  ��� EXCAVATING  ������     _��  SNOW PLOUGHING  & REMOVAL  GRAVEL FILL & TOP SOU  Wwne: Days 886-2663  Mghb 886-2378  or        886-7764  Fiedler Bros. Contracting  '.v.v.v.v^.'y* *_*  W%M%��MM  CORONARY ARTERY  Coronary artery disease is  hardening of the arteries which  supply the muscles of the heart  and hence among the most important arteries in the body.  Many suggestions have been  made to prevent it, but none  vis foolproof, says The Canadian  Medical Association.  We   have   known  for a   long  time  that   coronary  artery, di-  Scouts have  new program  The Boy Scouts of Canada  will introduce a new program  this>-year for boys in the 11 to  14 age range. Greater emphasis  will be placed upon a more  boy-centred approach with the  content being adaptable to the  needs of individuals and situations instead of expecting individuals to conform to fixed  programs. The restated aims,  promise, law, objectives and  badge awards were boy-tested  for two years in-specific control areas throughout Canada,  validating the wants of today's  youth toy providing appealing  and meaningful activities.  Twenty-two Scouters, representing the provincial council  for B.C. and the Yukon, recently attended a National  Workshop the purpose of which  was to increase the understanding of the reasons for change,  to develop a conceptual understanding of the new Boy Scout  program. Sunshine Coast Scouters are showing an interest in  this program.  sease is more common in people who are very much overweight ��� obese. As a result  there has been great interest  in the matter of diet: whether  the eating of certain foods  might cause and aggravate  coronary disease, and whether  as it appears, a high fat diet  makes a person more likely to  toecome a victim.  During the past 10 years  there has been more medical  interest about factors which  have nothing to do -with diet.  Extensive studies on the smoking of cigarettes seem to indicate that the habit is a very  important factor. The person  who has had coronary disease  can reduce the risk of further  trouble by  stopping  smohking.  The CM. A. reports that  studies are being made of the  relationship between exercise,  or the lack of it, and coronary  artery disease. It is believed  that people who take regular  exercise, or through their jobs  keep physically fit, are less  likely to have coronary artery  disease. It is also felt that a  person who has had a coronary  attack might be less likely to  have further trouble if he participates in a carefully planned program of exercise.  NOTICE    (y;  R. S- Rhodes  Doctor of Optometry  204 Vancouver Block  Vancouver, B.C.  Announces he will be in Sechelt  MONDAY, FEB. 12  For an appointment for eye examination phone  Sechelt Beauty Parlor 8S5-05S5  If anyone desires any adjustment or repair to their  present glasses I will be pleased to be of service  COAST NEWS WANT ADS ARE REAL SALESMEN  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2622  CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE  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  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:  F��r further  particulars  write to  BOX 600  GIBSONS  Robert E. Lee  THE  at-West Lift  ASSURANCE COMPAMV  ���i_niiipi iwii imiih������i���iiiwiinmw imiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiyiiiiiimi  Viva Standard Sedan with optional whitewall tires.  VIVA: $1885  ��� 4 new models to choose from ��� Smooth, quiet ride  and sports car handling ��� Options include console-  mounted Cully automatic transmission, power brakes  (discs in front) and a high performance 69 hp engine*  You've never had such a wide choice of Viva models! Viva Standard is the basic  Viva. Viva Deluxe gives you extra luxury and comfort. Viva SL offers super luxury interiors.  The Viva Estate Wagon offers 43.4 cu. ft. of cargo space. The Deluxe and SL models are  now available with a new high performance package including a 69 horsepower engine,  disc brakes, extra instrumentation and low-profile tires on wide-rim wheels. Automatic  transmission and front disc brakes are available on all Viva models. You can get a Viva f  that's perfect for you-equipped just the way you'd like it-now at a new low price!  dealer S   See your local authorized Vauxhall-Pontiac dealer-  sj; Suggested maximum retail price of a Viva Standard sedan  with   heater   and   defroster   at   Sechelt.   Price   Includes   delivery and handling: charges, Federal Sales and Excise Taxes.  Provincial  and  local  taxes   and  Incense  are not  included. The Viva Deluxe. SL and Estate Wagon  are   available  at  sightly higher costs.  Built and backed by General Motors  now at your Vauxhall-Pontiac  MARK OF  EXCELLENCE  V-168D  Coast Highway, ��� Gibsons  Peninsula Motor Products (1957) Ltd.  Phone 885-2111 ��� Sechelt B.C. SUNSHINE COAST  AndyCapp  L & H SWANSON LTD.  Cement Gravel,        Baekhoe &  Road Gravel, Loader Work  Sand & Fill  Septic Tanks & Drain Fields  Phone 885-9666  BIN 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   Giibsons,   Sechelt,  Pender Harbour  Any make, including color  Phone collect for service  883-2436.  Bill Peters  TASELLA SHOP  Ladies' '"-4 Men's ��� Children's  Wear ��� TYard Goods  ��� Wool  and Staples ��� Bedding  Linens  Dial 885-9331 Sechelt, B.C.  A. E. RITCHEY  TRACTOR WORK  Clearing,  Grading, Excavating,   Bulldozing,   Clearing  teeth  FOR  RENTAL  Arches, Jacks, Pumps  Air Compressor, Rock Drill  Concrete Vibrator  Phone 886-2t4t  CHAINW  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 ���ntboard motors  Phone 885-9626  RICHARD F. KENNETT  NOTARY PUBLIC  GIBSONS,   B.C.  Phone:   Office 886-2481  MURRAY'S GARDBI  & 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  FlfETWOOD  RCA VICTOR  SALES & SERVICE  To all Makes  Phone 886-2280  APPLIANCE  Radio, Appliance & TV Service  Live  Better Electrically  GIBSONS ELECTRIC LTD.  Authorized GE Dealer  Phone 886-9325  HEATING 4 SUPPUB  ((Formerly   Rogers  Plumbing)  on Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES   AND   SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  SIM ELECTRIC LTD.  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTORS  SECHELT  Phone 885-2062  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot  Water  Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis   Bay  Rd.,  R.R.1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2116  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything for your building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SBMCE LID.  Machine Shop  Arc  &  Acty  Welding  Steel   Fabricating  Marine Ways  L  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  Phone 886-7721  Res.  886-9956 ��� 886-9326  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD.  Phone 886-2808  Everything   for   your   building  '���    needs  Free Estimates  0 M FURNACE SERVICE  B^^^Gabsons^, ,..-..  "oil burner repair  service night or day  Pho��e 886-2468  885-2064  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  1 mile west of Gibsons oh Hiway  Roomy Parking, Plenty of Water  Large recreation area  Bus passes pack site  Phone  886-9826  I & S TRANSPORT LID.  Phone   886-2172  Daily Freight Service to  Vancouver  Local pickup and delivery  service  Lowbed hauling  THRIFTEE DRESS SHOP  'WHERE   FASHIONS   START"  Your Foremost Ladies Wear  Gibsons ��� 886-9543  SICOTTE BULLDOZING LTD.  ��� 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 7  Complete  line  of  Appliances  For free estimates call 886-2728  0CEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  Custom   built   cabinetry   for  home and office  KITCHEN SPECIALISTS  R. BIRKIN ��� 886-2551  Beach  Ave.,  Roberts  Creek  OPTOMETRIST  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  Mellon  to  - Pender Harbour  ft  EATON'S "WHERE-T040  TRAVEL SERVICE  Travel Agent for all your  Travel Needs  MARGARET   MacKENZIE  Sunnycrest Shopping Plaza  Gibsons ��� 886-2232  Head Office  515 West Hastings St., Van.  C&SSAIES  For   uli   yu'ur  heating  re_mir_menu  PROPANE  AJjji    ;>��;   in.-wailatiW'  Free estimates  Furniture  Phone 885-9713  EXCAVATIONS  foundations  trees removed  clearing & road bldg.  gravel, navvy & fill  A. Simpkins ��� 885-2132  BRICKLAYING  Collect $450      The Davis  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  SCOWS       ���       LPGS  LTD.  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  Money raised by students for  British Columbia Centennial  Project 100 will reach close to  $200,000, L. J. Wallace, General Chairman of the British  Columbia Centennial committee, announces. Elphinstone  school  students   provided   $450.  The money is being used to  provide mobile classrooms for  underdeveloped countries in the  Commonwealth. At least eight  vans with the latest educational  equipment are now assured,  Mr.  Wallace, said.  Centennial Project 100 was  undertaken by students in public, parochial, independent and  Indian schools on the suggestion of the provincial Centennial committee. Students themselves decided dn the mobile  classrooms.  -'������-���'���iiHwr-lpt.  CREDIT UNION OFFICE  SATURDAY 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  *   TUESDAYJ& FRIDAY  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  CREDIT UNION BLD.  Sechelt, B.C.  Ph. 885-9551  There is one good thing about  leadership contests. They force  each of the contenders to come  out in the open. They have to  declare themselves on policy.  And >hey have to say where they  stand in order to set themselves  apart from the rest of the flock.  One such contender is the  Hon. Eric Kierans from Montreal. He, too, has a plan for  Canada. This is outlined' in his  new book entitle* Challenge of  Confidence.  Reading his book one immediately senses that Mr. Kierans  is a Canadian nationalist. He  stands, in his own words, for  a clear, independent and distinct Canadian identity. This dis  tinct identity would of course  be buttressed by a greater degree of national unity. The aspirations of Quebec, he believes  are important. But they can be  accommodated within a new  federal state of our own making.  His proposals for a new division of powers between Ottawa and the provinces are interesting. The federal government should be largely responsible for economic growth. It  should have, as its first objective,  the task of putting some  Step Into the Limelite!  ^^^����~>'  A HAIRDO THAT DRAWS ALL  ATTENTION TO YOU!  So lovely, yet so care-free ... let our  stylists create the New 'you look with  only you in mind.  Perms and Color  Gibson Girl Beauty Salon  GIBSONS 886-2120 ��� On the Waterfront  We mU 4 service GLAMOROUS WIGS  & HAIBPIECES  rashion  news  FASHION CONSULTANT TO THE 110 SINGER CENTERS IN CANADA. I  BY NANCY,  GAYL0RD  Coast News  Phone  886-2622  DONATE ARTIFACTS  A'private collection of prehistoric Indian artifacts has  been donated by ia Lytton  couple to Simon Fraser University. The approximately 200  items, collected by Mr. and  Mrs. S. K. Baker and formerly  on display in their Lytton cafe,  are mostly tools made and  used in the Lytton area.  They include adze blades  and some of the blocks of jadite  from which they were made,  stone hand mauls which were  used by prehistoric Indians as  hammers, stone and bone arrow and spear points and pipes,  The most unusual item is a  figurine. This figurine, made of  soapstone, is of a small seated  human holding a bowl.  The woman who sews also  can make clothing for her  family from wash-wear cottons.  Here are some suggestions for  sewing with these new fabrics:  -When buying wash-wear cotton piece goods, check to see  that the fabric is woven so that  the threads cross each other  at right angles. Use very sharp  shears,   pins  and needles,   and  TASELLA SHOPPE  FOR YOUR YARDGOODS ��� Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9351  GILMORE'S VARIETY SHOP  SEWING NEEDS, BUTTERICK PATTERNS - Serhelt. Ph. 885-9343  mercerized cotton thread.  To prevent puckering, a loose  machine tension should be used  in sewing chemically treated  cottons. Before sewing the garment on your machine, experiment with fabric pieces. Hold  the fabric securely with both  hands, and stitch at a slow,  even speed. As you sew, press  with a steam iron or a warm  iron and cloth.  D. G. DOUGLAS VARIETY & PAINTS  McCaH's Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies  Sunnycrest Plaza, Gibsons '��� Ph. 886-2615  HOWE SOUND 5, 10, 15 CENT STORE  ^or All Your SEWING NEEDS, SIMPLICITY PATTERNS  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9852  zip into our economy as it  trades freely in a world of giant  corporations, automation and  technological change.  The provinces, meanwhile,  should direct their attention towards what he calls meeting  the real heeds of the people ���  superior education, health care,  housing and social security.  In developing his blueprint for  constitutional change Mr. Ker-  ans ��� faces an ancient Canadian  dilemma. How can the federal  government, being solely responsible for monetary, fiscal  and trade policy, really do its  job if it is to turn over to the  provinces all of the great social  spending programs together  with the tax resources necessary to finance them?  Really he is inconsistent for  he says, in one place, that responsibility for overall economic  policy cannot possibly be divided; it must definitely remain  with the federal government.  In another he says that provincial participation, without taking away from that responsibility, can enrich and fortify federal policy making.  Eric Kierans is a confident  Canadian. He believes that Canadians have the ability to own  and manage their own industries. He would have them trade  freely both at home and abroad.  What Mr. Kierans does object  to is the interference of foreign governments in our own  Canadian affairs. He has objected to U.S. government guidelines in the past. And one can  rest assured that if Mr. Kierans  ever becomes Prime Minister  he will do his utmost to offset  President Johnson's directives  to American firms operating in  this country.  Erie Kierans likes to be boss.  This was true when he was  running his own business, di-  ecting the School of Commerce  at McGill, presiding over the  Montreal Stock Exchange or  heading up two government departments. It all depends on  where the action is. And, looking at his record, I would say  that, his views about the federal government's role in shaping  Canada's future could change.  They could change depending  on whether he becomes Canada's first minister or not!  Likes cities  Barrie Zwicker, former Coast  News employee and how education reporter on the Toronto  Globe and Mail has written an  article which has been pub1? shed in the United Church Observer. It details his desires  to live in the thick of city life  in preference to suburban life.  His article states he is married and has two children, a  daughter aged three and ? ���t  18 months old. He views living  in a city and rearing a family  there not as a plight but as a  challenge which can result in n  fuller life for his children than  they can get in suburbia.  DIES IN ARIZONA  A report from Vancouver reveals that Mr. George Dill, a  Mutual Life agent along tho  Sunshine Coast for many yoa^  died recently at the age of 64  in  Phoenix,  Arizona. ass  8       Coast News,. Feb. 1,. 1968.  Expansion .of the Regional  District board's office at Davis  Bay, extension of the present  lease for another two years and  the passing of a budget for 1968  operations  were  matters  dealt  with at the final meeting. of- the  original board last Friday night.  The 1968 board will be sworn  in Friday evening, Feb. 2.  The board decided that as it  had a technical /planning com-  BILL AND JEAN Lissiman greet Mrs.iLorraine ^Knapman and  Mr. Robert Head, the new owners of.LissiLand Florists on their  arrival in Gibsons Saturday to officially take over Ythe~ reins  Feb. 1/ -^ ��� YvYV..-  mittee it would write the highways department. and. infprm it  that the district board would  like to be consulted before a decision was made on the location  of  Gibsons  bypass.  The budget totals $72,050,  made up from a $6,500 surplus,  $11,000 in government grants  and $19,360 revenue including  $1,000 building inspection revenue and $18,360 from garbage  collection and disposal services  in all areas except Pender Harbour district which turned down  the service in an election day  vote.  Subtracting the 1967 surplus,  revenue to come and government grants the net cost will be  $35,190 with 89.07 percent coming from regional electoral areas or $32,322; 6.69 percent or  $1,753 from Gibsons municipality and 4.25 percent or $1;115  fromf; Sechelt municipality. The  municipalities provide administrative funds allowing them to  take part in area general planning.   ���-.���;���������  Expenditure will include $39,-  600 for general government, including   executive,   administration and planning expenditures.  The building inspection department costs were set at $8800 and  garbage dumps,  collection and  taxpayer rolls will cost $23,650.  Director J. C. Gilker will be  the regional board's representative on the Sunshine Coast Recreation    commission.     Gibsons  and Sechelt Chambers of Commerce requests for a grant to  aid  in  their work was  turned  down because  the board operates  within  the  Municipal Act  which    does    not . allow    such  grants. A Pender Harbour Cham  ber   of  Commerce  request   for  attendance   of  the   building  inspector at a  chamber meeting  to  discuss building regulations  was approved.  As regards Indian leased  lands the board will enquire  from the minister what works  and services lease-holders on  Indian land can expect in return  for the general taxation levied.  In his monthly report on Re- ^  gional District operations, Clerk  Charles^ Gooding   reported   as  follows:  Garbage Disposal:  Authorization in  principle has been received for the Gibsons site and  the necessary fees paid. I would  suggest that as soon as the new  committees  are appointed that  the   garbage   committee   consider the matter of clearing and  preparation.   There   is   no   further information on the Pender  Harbour site which is at present being re-surveyed. If there  is   no  answer  from  the   lands  department to my recent letter  by the end of the month I will  write a repeat request for permission to go ahead with clearing.  Water Supply: Our engineer,  Mr. Martin Dayton, visited the  office on Jan. 10. He has requested us to ask the water resources branch (federal) to send '*  an engineer and advise on the  position of the flow; recording  gear on Chapman Creek. I have  written to the water resources  branch on this matter. Mr. Dayton is working on the survey and  he will have an instrument man  over here in February obtaining some of the detailed information required.  We Wish to Announce  Marine Men's Wear  has been purchased by  Mr. Floyd McGregor  VANCOUVER SALES EXECUTIVE  who will assume operation  Thursday, February 1st, 1968  V. H. PREWER,  MARINE  MEN'S  WEAR LTD.  (Continued from Page 1)  work, seed, fertilizer lime, fences, drainage, : retain |ig rock,  gravel, tile, concrete work, back  stops, and blaoktopping1 of parking areas and driveways.  The intent was to spend the  bulk of the money on one or  two sites to bringthem as close  to standard ,as possible, rather  than scattering small amounts  among numerous sites, other  than minimum upkeep.  Contracts were, in fact, signed in 1967 for site work at:  Langdale $24,235  Gibsons $34,892  This utilized referendum and  budget funds. Work planned at  West Sechelt Elementary school  and Elphinstone Secondary  school, bid at $4,150 and $4,500  respectively, had to be foregone due to lack of funds.  TEACHER YSTAFF  Number of teachers on staff,  107; within entitlement, 86.7;  over entitlement, 20.3  Over  Total Ent.  District Staff 4 2.8  Elphinstone 31.5 6.5  Gibsons 20 2  Langdale 5.2 1  Madeira Park 9 1.5  Pender Harbour       9 2.5  Roberts Creek 6.2 2  Sechelt i4.g 2  99.7 20.3  Bowen Island 1    Davis Bay 2.1    Egmont 1.1    Halfmoon Bay 11    West Sechelt 2 _  107 20.3  PER PUPIL COST  _��2>��ti_-per PK-PH,.calendar year  1965   $440.45    (latest   published  c\Ur���,S'   ,��age    ^    of    pu*>lic  Schools   95th   Annual   Report  published January 1967).  This figure excludes capital  expenditure from current revenue and debt charges on  school district debt. It therefore covers sections A to G only  of the budget. Our cost in that  year was $449.84, 66th in rank.  -;������ (Per BCSTA March 1967).  BCSTA published, in August  1967, a summary of the 1967  school budgets (not, of. course,  expenditures), showing a high  net operating cost per pupil of  $751, a low of $365 and a mean  of $501. Sechelt ranked eighth  with $624.  Sechelt's school mill rate for  18*7 was 30.63.  The provincial mean was  31.48 mills (High 43.70 ��� Low  7.5).  The province paid 13.75%  of  our   budget   local   share   was  86.25%.   Provincial   sharing   in  other    districts    ranged    from  4.53% to 66.04%. We ranked 10th  (from the bottom!)  ADULT EDUCATION  Estimated 1967 costs:  Teachers $11,500  Expense 4,000  Director 5,636  Stenographer 4,679  $25 815  Less estimated fees        $6*550  Special Elementary Counsellor's salary, $13,000; Counsellor's 1967 budget $3,450. ,  Music Supervisor's salaryf  $12,350; requested 1967 budget,  $12,439; music teacher's salarv  $9,300. J  District librarian's salary  $9,310; requested budget, over  period of years $23,585.  2 travelling librarian salaries  $14,390^ 3 remedial teacher salaries $24'1&7. Y,Y ;'Y../Y-  . Elementary Supervisor salary  $10,050; v requested 1967 . budget  $6,925.-  '���������''��� 'r '���-7'Y :k   ���'.  Supervisor telephones $1,525;  teacher mileage $800; rental  B.C. Telephone office $2,940.  Non-teaching staff:  .  Secretary-Treasurer, assistant  (purchasing, trahsporta t i o n,  budget control), accountant, 2  stenographers in business office and 1 payroll7 clerk in accountant's  office.  Maintenance supervisor; custodial foreman, 24 custodians,  janitors, sweepers (12 schools);  6 maintenance men, 3 groundsmen and 1 stenographer in main  tenance office.  17 stenographers for schools  and supervisors.  DEBT LEVEL  School debenture debt, as at  December 31, 1967: $1,303,060.  Province pays 50%.  WHERE TAX REVENUES  ARE COLLECTED  Gibsons Village    7 5.58%  Sechelt Village 3.52%  Rural Area 90.90%  100.   %  Trees are a" crop and good  management, requires periodic  harvesting for highest yield.  *i^^^*S^^0+*^^^^l  5-PIN BOWLING ASSOCIATION  '/Feb. 10-9 p.m.  Port Mellon Community Hall  Vancouver Band  $5  a  couple  Tickets available at 886 7091or at Bowling Alley  GILMORE'S VARIETY SHOP  _^__^_PjjQg^85-9343 ��� SECHELT  Has Valentines for Everyone  3BBBB53-_----------cBB_^-^-iMW~_PWBiTOEy^>5?^^1'"^1'''  Valentine Cut Out Books  and Press Out Books  Packages off Valentines  Red Poster Board and  Construction Paper to  make up your own  designs  NEW ARRIVALS  MUGS at 954 & 40^ _ SHELF PAPER asst designs 35^  REMNANTS  ��� NEW  BUTTERICK  PATTERNS  PANTI HOSE  Sale Specials  LADIES HAND BAGS  Reg.  $3.98 to $5.98  NOW $2-98 & $3 98  HEAD SQUARES  Reg. 45c ��� NOW $39<^  Reg. 69c ��� NOW 45J  TABLE CLOTHS  Linen or Linen & Cotton  Reg. to $4.49.  now $2.25  MANY MORE SPECIALS  ^������<  ��� ��������������� _L  me and D  at the  ance  CEDARS INN  with  Don Camozzi and his Cordovox  SATURDAY, FEB. 3,10 & 17  FOR RESERVATIONS  Phone  886-9815  8*3?  ��� *<  ���*��� ���������

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