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Array Prptrlnbial 7__ibrar  :Va^;prla;vr:B;i7;c;:  SERVING   THE   GROWINGi SUNSHINE   COAST  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume 21     7   7  Number 4, Jan Y 25,  1968.  10c per copy  upsurge in  Sechelt in 1967 had its biggest year of new building since B.C.  Hydro started compiling area construction figures back in 1957.  This was revealed in the B.C. Hydro tabulation covering 1967.  It showed Sechelt's new construction at $160,850. The total was  divided with $61,350 for residences and $99,500 for commercial construction. The commercial included the extension of the Parker  Hardlware store, the Crucil stores and apartments, the Medical  clinic and smaller constructions.  Home construction totalled $61,350 covering the cost of about  half a dozen homes. Construction in the Sechelt trading area showed good increase as the tabulation lists 16 summer/ residences in  the Sandy Hook, Tuwanek and Tillicum Bay subdivisions on the  east side o. Porpoise Bay.  Gibsons commercial* construction for the year was at a low ebb;  the total being $14,750; However the residential side of the picture  showed a total in homes of $105,750 which covers 10 new homes.  The rural part of the Sunshine Coast saw construction during  the year amounting to $2,867,800 with more than half of that figure,  $1,581,600 going into homes. The number of homes built in the entireSunshine Coast area7numbered 192, the largest number yet.  About 16 of these homes were built in the two villages and 136 in  the rural areas.  Commercial construction in the rural area totalled $1,285,500  and of this amount the greater sum's were provided by Ferry Authority construction, harbor shelter at Selma Park and some school  board construction. Home construction hit $1,881,600.  Area 5 year total:  Five year total covering all  1963 $2,425,200  1964 6,826,950  types  of construction  1965                        2,218,000  . Sechelt  1966                        2,240,468  1963  $ 95,900  1967                        3,148,450  1964  114,000  Total                 $16*859,068 ~  1965  47,600  Area Homes Total  1966  47,600  1963 (104)            $ 804,000  1967  160,850  71964 (131)             1,088,450  Total  $405,950  1965 (106)             1,049,200  7 1966 (133)             1,506,118  Gibsons  1967 (152)            1,748,700  1963  $279,300  Total (626)        $6,1M,468  1964  349,950  Area  Commercial Total  1965 '  420,400  1963                    $ 1,620,200  1966  93,168  1964                        5,738,500      ,  rl967'  *:- ~   $9_$;318 ,\ - '  1965                        1,078^00  Total   l  1966                           734,350  /                                              \  1967                        1,399,750  Rural  Total                 $10,571,600  1963  $ 2,050,000  Homes           1967      Commercial  1964  6,363,000  $   105,750      Gibsons      $     14,750  1965  1,660,000  61,350      Sechelt             99,500  1966  2,099,700  1,581,600       Rural         1,285,500  1967  2,867,100  $1,748,700        Total        $1,399,7-50  Total  $15,039,800  THE ABOVE  shows water  pouring across  and  Highway just beyond Bal's corner*, Rainfall since  A. reply from Hon. P. A. Gaglard, minister of highways states  the location of the new bypass from Lang-dale around Gibsons has  nbt been -settled.  The reply came as the result of the petition of residents in the  area involved sent to him through Eric Thomson, lawyer working  for the petitioners".  The letter from Mr. Gaglardi reads:  "I wish to acknowledge your letter of January 18 enclosing a  petition from the property holders in District Lots 698, 690, 902  and 903 with respect to the proposed byjpass of the Gibsons village  by the Sunshine Coast Highway 101.  "We are fully aware of this situation, and, in fact, have been  carrying out some further investigations and discussions with local people and with officials of the Parks branch regarding possible alternatives or other solutions. In any event, we will not fix  the location until the matter has been settled."  Petitions  to Victoria  Petitions with more than  1,000 names on them protesting  ferry service operations were  being gathered up Wednesday  along the Sunshine Coast. They  will be forwarded to Victoria  for consideration.  over the edge of the break in the Port Mellon  Jan. 16 totals 4.45 inches.  Fire guts home  Fire completely gutted the  inside of a one-room home at  the corner of Franklin Road  and Burns Road in Gibsons  shortly before midnight Monday.  The 7 home owned by Jack  Edge who lives in the next  house was rented to Peter Cho-  quette who is now in Vancouver. Eric Edward McRae and  friend were occupants at the  time of the fire which started  apparently from an over heated oil stove.  Gibsons Volunteer firemen  were at the time concluding  their    Monday    night    meeting  with a member from the fire  marshall's department in Van-  couvez%   Tom   Hastings.  The firemen were about to  leave for their homes when the  alarm was turned in by Mrs.  F. Cooper, a neighbor. So along  ! with Mr. Hastings the trucks  speeded to the blaze and gave  the fire marshall's representative a chance to see the firemen in action. As the fire had  a good hold on the interior the  firemen were only able to save  the shell of the structure. Mr.  Edge reports he intends to tear  it down and rebuild. Household  contents were a complete loss.  THIS IS WHAT happened at the Colin Dobell  photo was taken, some fill had been dumped over  about eight feet from the edge of land. Another  mer cottage on the Ron Haig property at Soames  home on Franklin road in Gibsons. When this  the edge. At one time in high tide the house was  Gibsons area home destroyed was a small sum-  Point.  Intercom for firemen  Gibsons fire department was  given permission by the municipal council to instal a fire  truck communications1 system  to improve its fire fighting facilities.  At Tuesday night's meeting  council heard Councillor Gerry  Dixon explain the use of such  a system which would have a  radius of about 20 miles. This  would mean one truck could go  to distant fires and if further  help was needed the communications system would be utilized. B.C. Telephones would set  up the system, the cost of which  would be halved with the District fire prevention organization.  John Matthews for Sunnycrest  Plaza tenants asked for a pressure test on water to the plaza.  He suggests a" test at the meter  to find out whether pipes beyond the meter are corroded.  The water supply to the plaza  was diminishing, his letter read.  Ken Barker of Aldersprings  road 7complained by letter of  the unsightly scene Kinsmen  Park presents when viewing it  from the low side. He suggested various methods of making  it more presentable. Chairman  Fred Feeney said Mr. Barker  had some good points. The letter was turned over to Councillors Goddard and Crosby for  action.  Councillor Wally Peterson  hoped for an area-wide cleanup and paint-up in the spring  with the Chamber of Commerce  offering leadership.  Gibsons Volunteer Fire Services asks that a fire hydrant  by installed in vicinity of Elphinstone school. The school  board will be approached along  with other occupants of the area  on the matter of costs.  The Sunshine Coast Regional  Recreation committee sought a  representative from council on  the committee. It was advised  that the council was supporting  the Gibsons Athletic Club which  is taking over all sports in this  area with council's support  along with that of merchants.  Councillor Goddard will attend  a regional committee uncommitted.  :*�����&"&;  WHAT RAMPAGING WATER can do to a ditch is shown above, taken on Porpoise Bay road.  NEW BOTTLE DRIVE  Gibsons Cubs and Scouts will  hold a bottle collection drive  Saturday Jan. 27 starting at  10 a.m. from the Super Valu  area. Thanks go to all who were  prepared last weekend but the  weather was not the best for a  bottle drive.  Help them play game  TO   VISIT   CHAMBERS  J. Bruce Smith, president of  the B.C. Chambers of Commerce plans to visit the three  chambers at Gibsons, Sechelt  and Pender Harbor sometime  in February, Ron Haig, Gibsons chamber president announces.  Gibsons Athletic association  have made an appeal to business men on behaf of the promotion of juvenile sports. The  following statement has been  sent to all business houses:  As you have no doubt read  in the local newspapers, we  have obtained the use of the  Old Municipal Hall and have  started The Gibsons Athletic  Association.  The object of the organization is, to promote juvenile  sports in the district, have a  recreation centre where the  children can be given blackboard instructions  in the vari  ous sports, a club room during  the week-days from 7 p.m. to  9 p.m. where they can play  ping pong, checkers, chess and  various other games under  adult supervision. . At the present time it is used mainly by  persons interested in soccer  but come the summer the baseball enthusiast will have use  of the facilities.  We would appreciate if you  would make a donation to one  of our representative when  he calls upon you, thus becoming a member of The Gibsons  Athletic Association. ��� L. Labonte, secretary and T. Connor,  president.  A letter to the Coast I*ew�� by  Hon. Isabel Dawson, minister  without portfolio and MLA fortius constituency reads:  "I have received a considerable number of telegrams, letters and telephone calls in regard to the situation, which is  disturbing to say the least. I  have had talks with the Premier, the Hon. P. A. Gaglardi,  Mr. M. Aldous and Dr. Morrison of the Civil Service Commission. I am assured it is simply a seasonal layoff because of  lack of travelling public at this  \ time of year, and all :will; be  -rehired^rahd^ ;i>romoted to 7ior-7  mer positions as soon as business picks up, in two or three  months, at the most.  There has been a question that  the demotion and layoff contravene the Civil Service Act, but  I am informed that this can  quite properly be done when  the position no longer exists and  the employees become redundant.  "I have, also been assured  that it has been done on a seniority basis as pertains to Langdale and Jervis Inlet runs. Although there have been some  demotions, I think that most  will agree, for those concerned in this move, it is better to.  be working during this seasonal layoff than not at all. Naturally, if one vessel is off, the  crews of both cannot work on  the one still remaining.  "I am most concerned about  those who are not eligible for  Unemployment Insurance and  who have families to maintain  and possibly only limited means  to fall back on.  "When the very much larger  Sunshine Coast Queen comes  into service toward the latter  part of March, there will be a  continuing two-hour service,  supplemented as necessary during the summer months and  holiday weekends, by the Sechelt or Langdale Queen. With  the very much increased capacity of the new ship, plus the  revisions of the terminals, we  will be able to handle expeditiously much more traffic than  we have in the past.  "I assure you I am watching:  this closely and shall do all possible to see that a fair deal is  had by all. Some have already  sent in acceptance of temporary demotions."  Gibsons and District Chamber of Commerce held a special  executive meeting at the call of  the vice-president, Walt Nygren at his place of business ���  Wednesday evening of last week  The executive heard two members of the displaced ferry staff  state the case as it effected all  other displaced staff.  As a result the executive decided to wire Hon. Mrs. Dawson  miniser without portfolio, to arrange with it a date for a meeting with her in Gibsons.  (Continued   on   Page  8) Coast News, Jan. 25, 1968.  A fool for a son      >��iuMs YMAron->  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.  uittniittttnuTOnttittnuHUittiutM  Those civil liberties  The matter of civil liberties has become an issue in Vancouver. The Coast News has received a letter and a publication of  the B.C. Civil Liberties Association from there.  While we have nothing against the general portent of why the  association exists we could offer the suggestion that limiting its  operations to halting infringement of civil liberties and freedoms  is only one side of the coin.  It is true there is public resentment against some types of  printed words and pictures. It is also true that the public forgets  many of its civil liberties and thereby allows weaknesses to creep  in. . . . .*  For instance there is the civil liberty of using the ballot to express opinions. This record could be improved greatly. Perhaps  those individuals who express their opinions on four letter words  and nudity in pictures are the ones who cast their ballot on every  neededi occasion. This is a hope at least.  However one can see-great scope for a civil liberties operation which would educate the public on the need for the expression of an opinion on matters involving the well-being of the community. Take for instance the small votes that are involved in governmental, association and fraternal units.  Is rule by the minority something a civil liberties organization  can gloss over? The letter sent to Coast News contains this paragraph: "A civil liberties movement should be the concern of every  person in the community. The only recognized means of halting  infringement of citizens' liberties and freedoms is public opinion."  It's funny but civil liberties become a strong vocal issue when  somebody is not allowed to do something. When civil liberties are  neglected no one says. boo. It's time for a change. How about it?  To some people this editorial may seem far-fetched but is it?  If such a passing phase as obscenity and such like can stir people  into action it appears hypocritical to ignore the lack of the use of  civil liberty where it would do most good. Some people would  claim it is their privilege not to cast a vote. It is an expensive  privilege and leads to rule by minority.  In being adamant about the liberty for obscenity ,and taking  the stand that freedom of expression in a democratic self-governing society is vital, how about transferring some of the effort of  freedom of expression where it would do the most good ��� the ballot box.  Try some spruce gum!  Rarely does one feel competent to quarrel, with Mr. Webster  but when he wrote a book of words and absolutly ignored spruce  gum, it's time for good men to come to the aid of one of Nature's  most delicius, chewable and satisfying substances. Men now sitting  in decorous, dignified offices remember when they used to go into  the woodiot and get a mess of gum for their use. Most farm lads  kept a well-secreted box of it somewhere in the woodshed or barn.  There's nothing like spruce gum if it's harvested when it's  right. The dark amber masses formed beneath a knot hole or from  a break in the bark. When it was ready for use it had turned hard  and brittle and reminded one of a piece of resin.  Chewing it took patience. It had to be kept in the mouth to  soften for a considerable period, but when it was ready, a lad had  a mouthful of pinkrtinged material that was practically indestructible.  A small cud could be kept under the tongue all day at school  The tangy, slightly tart, fragrant goodness of it was an appeal a  boy couldn't resist. Even if finances were low for boughten candy  one could make out if he had a good supply of spruce giim.  COAST NEWS  20 YEARS AGO  The voters list, revised for  a plebiscite on a $50,000 licensed hotel in Gibsons, revealed  there were about 800 votes in  the Gibsons to Hopkins Landing area. ..   ..  Mrs. George Frith was elected president of the first Gibsons VON auxiliary. Bob Burns  was president of the VON organization.  A meeting held Jan. 14 organized Sunday United Church  services at Roberts Creek.  Fourteen persons attended and  decided on a regular 3:30 p.m.  Sunday service.  A. new heating system costing $300 was installed in Roberts Creek Community hall.  Other improvements were reported finished during 1947.  A furnished two-room house  at Middlepoint, Halfmoon Bay  was   advertised   renting   at   $8  per month.  Jack Mayne was appointed  commissioner of oaths for Sechelt filling a great need for  the area.  10 YEARS AGO  Rafters rung to the skirl of  pipes in Sechelt's Legion hall  for the . celebration of Burn's  Night. Jim Parker was master  of ceremonies.  First baby born in St. Mary's  hospital in 1958 was Jacqueline  Paul, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  Kennnedy Paul of Sechelt.  A survey of telephones in  use in the area from Port Mellon to Pender Harbor revealed  they numbered 1,443 on the  Gibsons, Sechelt and Pender  Harbor exchanges.  Roberts Creek Arts and  Crafts club celebrated its  eighth anniversary.  This is a long ago story as  our old Ukrainian neighbor  would have called it.  It was in the fall of the  year, late October probably,  and I was due back to school  in a week. I think I was about  seventeen at the time..  Our farm, a largish operation for those days, was located close to a couple of villages,  but we did a good deal of our  business in a town some 30  miles away called Estevan.  Dad had some - business there  and, as I needed a few things  before returning to school, he  took me with him to get whatever it was that I needed.  After Dad had completed his  business we walked to the  Men's and _ Women's. Clothing  Store, and there, in the window, was the COAT. Grey-blue  in color, wide lapels, wide belt,  a stylish coat, a prince of a  coat, and I yearned for it on  sight as a young man yearns  for bis first love. I asked Dad  to buy it for me. Now you must  understand that I had a perfectly good overcoat. I needed that new coat like a cart  needs five wheels: We were a  European family, I was the  eldest son and primogeniture  still meant something. I was  loved, pampered and spoiled.  Dad, much against his better judgement, bought me this  $35 bauble. I had my coat, my  glorious coat. On the way back  home there was little conversation but between the chug-  chug of the model T, I heard  several mumbled damn fools  not knowing if they were meant  for me or for himself.  Now, I must change the direction of the story, In Saskatchewan in those days duck  shooting was the sport of late  October and early November  when the fat mallards move  down from the North. In our  family we started shooting as  soon as we could lift a gun  without a grunt. My brother  Hector, three years younger,'  and I, were avid hunters.  About   four   days   after   the,;  ��� l-''-      ���   ������������ , -J.  trip to Estevan, our neighbor,  a young man named Henry  Kriegley, who was unquestionably the best shot in the Community, called up and with restrained excitement said, "The  ducks are flying in and- out  of Roy's deep slough by the  thousands." Dad was away. I  don't know what we were doing at the time, whatever it  was we dropped it forthwith,  got our guns and a good supply of shells and waited for  Henry to pick us up in his old  Chev.  It was cold, there was a  slight haze in the air and a  couple of inches of snow on  the ground; one had to be  warmly dressed. There must  have been a dozen mackinaws,  sheepskin coats and heavy  leather jackets around the  place; and what did I wear, a  sweater, a woolen jacket and  on top 7 of it all, my glorious  new coat. Hector looked at me  but said nothing. Henry, who  had arrived by this time, looked, shook his head in disgust,  "You'll scare every duck in the  country, with  that   fool   coat."  "Oh no," I said, "I'll leave  it in the car." We left for Roy's  deep slough.  Now I must set this slough  as accurately and as clearly  as I can or the whole point of  the story will toe lost. The water covered about four or five  acres, all of it frozen but a  pool in the centre. It was completely surrounded by a slight  and gentle rise, possibly 30 feet  high. A growth of willows about  ten feet wide circumscribed  the whole pond; then there was  a clear area about 40 feet wide  again surrounding the pond and  finally, a broken growth of  small poplars around the whole  thing.  We got to the spot where  we were to leave the car, it  was further from the slough  than I realized. We took our  guns, our shells and I left my--'  coat on; I would hang it on a  small poplar. The ducks were  flying   all   over   the   place.   It  COPYRIGHT APPLIED FOR  We welcome written questions on legal points from  readers. If possible they  will be answered in this  column. Letters' must be  brief, signed and your address shown. Send to "Point  of Law," c/o this newspaper.  Q. I am the landlord under  a lease of commercial property  for three years at $300 per  month. The tenant paid for  four months. He has some furniture on the premises. He  wants to pay me six months  rent as a full settlement and  move out. Can he do this? What  can I do? Can I forceably eject  him?  How do I get my rent?  A. You have a number of  alternate remedies here. You  can seize the furniture for back  rent. It would be best to employ a bailiff whose charges  would be added on. You cannot eject the tenant. If you  want him out you can commence eviction proceedings by  court action. This can be done  in one of two ways; either with  a view of collecting the rent  and forcing the tenant out, or  with a view of collecting the  rent and allowing him to stay  on.  You can sue him by an ordinary law suit for arrears of  payments under the lease, and  continue to do so as future  rent falls into arrears. You  must however, minimize your  loss by attempting to find a  new tenant if the present tenant  has vacated.  The tenant has no right to  insist that you accept six  month's rent or any less than  the full amount owing under  the lease. If the tenant is evicted or  leaves  and  as  long  as  POINT  OF LAW  of ~/r Practicing. cUawyr  he pays the rent or you collect  it by suing you cannot re-rent  the premises. You should, however consider allowing him to  break the lease by agreeing to  accept a mutually agreeable  sum in full settlement. You  may then immediately re-rent  to a new tenant. Perhaps you  could re-rent for a higher rent.  You cannot collect double rent,  I.E. from two tenants unless  you follow this procedure. This  might be the most profitable  course for you to follow.  was going to be a dandy shoot.  I picked my spot, took off my  beautiful coat and hung it carefully on a poplar about 40 feet  from the place I chose to shoot  from. Hector and Henry set  themselves on the spots of their  choice and we started. The  shooting was wonderful, but  my, it was fast. It was just  like skeet shooting. The heavy  mallards,   with  crops  well   fil  led, -, would come scooting over  the ,slight rise and down into  the open part of the pond. I  was doing fairly well, trying  only for one at a time. Hector  and Henry, being better shots,  were occasionally getting doubles,  but not too many.  Suddenly a pair of ducks,  conning directly at me, barely  cleared the rise of land. I took  careful aim, scarcely leading  the front duck and fired. Heavy  number two shot. I missed the  (Continued   on   Page   3)  N.   Richard  McKibbin  A   PERSONAL  INSURANCE   SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  Olive Devaud Boarding Residence  (for Senior Citizens)  Registered Office:  7195 Kemano Street, Powell tiim, B.C.  Now available in new building with ocean views  Private Furnished Rooms  Lounge Recreation Room Dining Room  Enquiries   Welcomed Reasonable  Rates  Telephone 485-2112  A FEW HINTS TO  HELP YOU STAY YOUNG  It is possible to delay old age by thinking  young and following these suggestions.  1. Be interested in your work and community  affairs. Have a hobby.  2. Give your mind and body enough rest.  3. Do some regular exercise. A daily walk or  a moderate sport helps you enjoy life.  4. Avoid worry. Do the best you can and be  thankful for your many blessings.  5. Visit your physician regularly for health  check-ups, diet advice and how to keep healthy.  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 erreat 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 v '" Gibsons  885-2238 886-2234  Dependability ��� Integrity ���Personal Service  STORE HOURS ��� 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. _ FRIDAY 9 a.m. fo 9 p.m.  OPEN ALL DAY WEDNESDAYS  GEO-X  SURVEYS ltd.  GEOLOGICAL  ENGINEERS  REPORT:  25 radioactive anomalies on 4  claim groups and 3 zones on  Stewart Island (5032) claims.  Diamond Drilling ��� Main. Zone ���  Stewart Island completed Nov.  30, 1967 - results as follows:  N1 - 15 ft. Av. - 0.405% or $ 56.70 per ton  N2 ��� 22 ft. Av. - 0.764% or $106.96 per ton  N3 - 4 ft. Av. - 0.315% or $ 44.10 per ton  N4 ��� 8 ft. Av. - 0.380% or $ 53.20 per ton  N5 - 17 ft. Av. - 0.353% or $ 49.42 per ton  N6 ��� 25.5 ft. Av. - 0.416% or $ 58.42 per ton  Assays certified by Geo-X Surveys Ltd. Values Calculated at  $7.00 per Lb. U3 Og.  Drilling program commenced on  Stewart Island East and West  zones.  Carrying out additional radiometric surveys on remaining claim  blocks.  URANIUM  "SPACE AGE  POWER"....  NOREX URANIUM LTD. (im.p.l.)  Primary Issue   ��� 250,000 shares  at $1.00 per share  "Norex"  holds five groups of claims and claim  blocks totalling over" 18,000 acres in the  Lake  Athabasca-Beaverlodge  area   of northern Saskatchewan.  To:  Norex Uranium Ltd. (N.P.L)  605-535 Thurlow Street  Vancouver 5, B.C.  |  . Please forward without obligation a prospectus and latest informatior  J   Name: ���  Purchase of these shares must be considered a speculation. Fool for a son    Five years of painting  A PARTIAL VIEW of the new spacious area of the Medical Clinic  at Sechelt. Last touches to the eight patient examining and consulting rooms, the staff lounge and accounting office are well under  way. The custom built cabinets, desks and examining tables by  Richard Birkin, Oceanside Furniture and Cabinet Shop, Roberts  Creek, are a part of the new look.  750'000 copies planned  The first of 750,000 copies of  the British Columbia 1968 Tourist Green Book directory have  started to come from the presses. The current run, 250,000  more than last year, has been  necessary to keep pace with demand.  Everything that might help  this year's visitor has been included. Information on provincial and national parks, campgrounds, picnic sites, marine  parks, border crossing information, synopsis of hunting and  fishing, firearms regulations,  licensed guides, coastal and inland ferry services, and size  of cities, towns, communities  and their facilities are some of  the facts included. The easy-  to-read contents are complemented by strip maps showing  mileage of the areas concerned.  HAD  30  BELOW  WEATHER  Ed. Anderson, one-time proprietor of Gibsons Hardware  store and now at Fraser Lake,  600 miles north of Gibsons visited the Coast News last week  and said he had left 30 below  zero weather when he came  down to Gibsons. The country  where he is now is lake country in rolling land. His job  there is looking after a store  temporarily. He found Gibsons  weather more to his liking.  COURT OF REVISION  NOTICE is hereby given that the Court of Revision respecting the 1968 assessment roll for the Comox Assessment  District will be held as follows:���  School District 47 (Powell River), at Powell River, B.C.,  on Friday, February 2nd, 1968, at 10:00 o'clock in the forenoon, in the Provincial Government Building.  Dated  at   Courtenay  this   15th   day   of  January,   1968.  G. L. HAMILTON,  Provincial Assessor.  BY NANCY  GAYL0RD  FASHION CONSULTANT TO THE 160 SINGER CENTERS IN CANADA,  Fitted bed sheets with stretch     that require more drying time  corners are now available reports the Canadian Cotton council. Made of cotton percale, the  sheets are designed with  triangles of elasticized webbing  at all four corners. They simplify bed-snaking because any  corner can be the first or last  to go on, expanding easily to  slip over the mattress. The  sheets fit snugly, even with  slight variations in mattress  sizes, because of their expandable corners.  To perk up dark cottons, mix  a little vinegar in the second  rinse when they are laundered.  Use clear water for final rinse.  To get a smoother fit after  washing, put cotton slip covers  back on furniture while they're  still slightly damp. Only areas  need to be pressed.  A poncho to. slip on over a  .bathing suit can be made from  one large striped towel. Cut  the neck out of the centre of  the towel and bind the edges  with red braid. Use more braid  to make side ties at the waist.  A simple beach shift can be  made by sewing two bath  towels together lengthwise,  leaving room for armholes. Use  towels with fringed edges for  a #lever hem treatment. Cut  V-heck and edge with bright  cotton bias tape.  For a romper suit, use one  large beach towel and bind  armholes and a scooped neck  with foldover cotton braid. Run  elastic through the pants legs  for a bloomer effect, and cinch  the waist with braid.  GILMORE'S VARIETY SHOP  SEWING NEEDS, BUTTERJCK PATTERNS . Sei*elt, Ph. 885-9343  D. G. DOUGLAS VARIETY 4 PAINTS  McCall's Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies  Sunnycrest Plaza, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2615  HOWE SOUND 5, 10- 15 CENT STORE  Tor All Your SEWING NEEDS, SIMPLICITY PATTERNS  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9852  TASELLA SHOPPE  FOR YOUR YARDGOODS ��� Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9331  (Continued from Page 2)  duck, but hit the COAT of my  /dreams right between the  .shoulders, not in the collar,  not in the sleeve, smack in  ' the middle of the back. I didn't  believe it, of course, it was  one of those things that had  happened that couldn't possibly  have happened.  and started towards the house  holding the coat so the tattered  hole - would be completely  visible. Hector followed a few  feet behind and Henry further  behind still so he would be  close to the back door at explosion time.  I walked into the large warm  farm   kitchen  holding  the   coat  towards Dad.  He was reading  his   paper,   he   looked   at   the  coat, he glanced at me, looked  at Hector, looked at the slowly  retreating    Henry    and    came  back   to. me   and   there   were  tears   in  his   eyes.   "If  I  had  a  son who was a  murderer I  would, defend him with the best  lawyer I could get;  if I had a  son who  was a  thief I  would  follow his steps and make good  the thefts;  if I had a son who  was a liar I would follow him  with  the  truth,   but  what   can  a father do who has a fool for  a son."  Silently, quietly, I crossed  the kitchen, entered the corridor to the stairs and climbed to my room. Shaken and  appalled,   I  realized  that  Dad  Hector and Henry, through  that understanding given to  friends and brothers, knew  something had gone wrong and  came to me. I didn't see or  hear them, all I could do was  stare at the coat. They didn't  laugh, they didn't talk, they  were as heartbroken as I was.  The shooting stopped, and, as  we couldn't stay at the frozen  slough for the rest of our days,  we started for home. I have  seen many a more cheerful  funeral cortege. I sat in the  back, folded the coat so I  couldn't see the gaping hole  and was silent. Was I ever in  for it, oh, was I ever in for it.  Dad was a ~gentle man, but "'""  by no means soft, excitable and  very quick tempered.  We got to the yard. The car  was in the garage. Dad was  home. The weight of my disgrace and stupidity had to be  made known. I got out first  was completely right.  About four days later I was  ready to leave for school. Dressed in my best suit, with money  for the term in my pocket and  wearing my perfectly good old  overcoat, I went into the living  room to say good-bye to Dad.  He smiled at me as we shook  hands and then,, with a grin  of pure mischief on his face,  put his hand in his pocket and  took out an envelope. Before  I even touched it I knew what  it was. Money for a new coat.  With that same mischievous  grin on his face, he said "You  know Jules, it is not a mortal  sin to be a fool ��� occasionally.  The question of coats was  suddenly inconsequential but  the knowledge that my father  believed that a man had the  God-given right of making a  fool of himself ��� occasionally  ��� was tremendously important.  I left the house with a light  heart.  Summer visitor  Residents of the Redrooffs  resort were shocked to hear  of the violent death of Sidney  McDonald well known business  promoter in West Vancouver  over the weekend.  Mr. McDonald had become  identified with this area several years ago through his wife,  the former Wendy McPherson  who had grown up as a summer  resident  of Redrooffs.  According to Mrs. Jim Cooper, wife of the storekeeper, the  McDonalds made infrequent  trips to their summer place.  Mr. McDonald was spoken of  as a quiet, friendly soft spoken  person, who while not identifying himself actively with the  community of summer folk,  was well regarded by those who    I  came in contact with him. *���  The Arts Council Gallery shop,  Wharf   Street,   Sechelt,   closed  since Christmas, re-opened Wednesday with a one man show of  paintings by Fred Carney.   >  The 15 -paintings which Mr.  Carney has chosen cover a  period of five years from 1963  to a gay Italian landscape spilling out over the frame dated  1968. The paintings mostly oils  with two ventures into acrilic,  offer a variety of style and subject, detailed, intricate city-  scapes and more recent stark  and clear poster style landscapes    from    Halfmoon*   Bay.  Mr. Carney who has visited  Halfmoon Bay area for several  years is taking this year away  from his university studies towards a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Washington  State college at Bellingham and  is logging with Frank Jorgenson at Halfmoon Bay. He intends to return to Western state  later in the year.  h Mr. Carney teaches two adult  education art classes in this district, at Halfmoon Bay and at  Gibsons.  Born in Nelson B).C, and  growing up in Vancouver, he  has also spent three years at  the   Vancouver  School   of  Art.  The gallery is open Wednes-  Coast News, Jan. 25, 1968.       3"  from a top British manufacturer and a 25c donation to the  Gallery rent fund entitles you to  a ticket in the draw which will  take place on Feb. 24.  day through Saturday from 10  a.m. to 2 p.m. On Friday, January 26 the Gallery will be open  in the evening from 7 to 9 p.m  for a special Meet the Artist  program.  Winners of the pre-Christmas  draw were: desk set, Mrs. B.  Laakso, of Secret Cove, and  the child's sweater, Mrs. D.  Greene of Redrooffs.  Burritt Bros. Carpets have  donated a 27" by 54" length of  pure wool Saxony Wilton carpet  Bethel No. 28 I.O.J.D.  announces  The Public Installation  of  Queen Elect  Miss CAROL FORSHNER  Saturday, Jan. 27-8 p.m.  .at the  MASONIC HALL  ROBERTS   CREEK  Everybody Welcome  JANUARY  Price SALE  Spring Stock Coming in  Old Stock Must Go!  All Watches  VS  2  PRICE  Including  R0LEX  Reg. $142 ��� Spec.  m  ulova   $29 75  also ELGIN and C0NT0LI  WALL PLAQUES  20 percent OFF  LEATHER ARTICLES  Half-price  Jewel Boxes  1-3 OFF  DIAMONDS  Half-price  Shop Early for these and many more January  HALF-PRICE Sales Specials  L & J JEWELLRY  LEN   and  JEAN FOX  Cowrie St., SECHELT ��� Phone S85-9420  SALE STARTS JAN. 24 to 31 4       Coast News, Jan. 25, 1968.  COMING EVENTS  Feb. 7: Hearts and Flowers  Coffee Party and Bake Sale,  United Church Christian Education Centre, 10 a.m. to 12 noon.  Feb. 14, St. Bartholomew's Valentine Tea, Parish Hall, 2 p.m.  Free transportation from the  old post office corner from 1:45.  MARRIAGES   KENNETT ��� CROSBY ��� Mr.  and Mrs. K. A. Crsby are pleased to announce the marriage of  their daughter Denise to Blair,  son of Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Kennett, of Gibsons, on Jan. 20, 1968  at St. Bartholomew's Anglican  Church.  FLORISTS  MISC. FOR SALE (Cont'd)  Wreaths and sprays  Lissiland   Florists  Phone 886-9345  Gibsons.  FLOWERS for all Occasions  GUker's Flower & Garden Shop  Phone 886-2463, Sechelt 885-9455  LOST  One complete wheel (black)  with 700 x 16 mud and snow tire.  Reward will be paid for returning of article to B.C. Hydro  and   Power  Authority,   Sechelt.  HELP WANTED  DEATHS  DUNCAN ��� Elizabeth Duncan  83, of Madeira Park, on Saturday, Jan. 13. Survived by one  son Arthur, of Madeira Park  and one daughter, Melba Col-  lusi, New Westminster; two sisters, Mrs. Terissa Leery of Port  Coquitlam and Mrs. Virginia  McDonald of Langley, nine  grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren. Funeral service  was held at 1 p.m. Jan. 17 at  Madeira Park Community hall,  Canon Alan Greene officiating.  Interment Forest View Cemetery. Harvey Funeral Home, directors.  DUNCAN ��� On Jan. 16, 1968,  Arthur Thomas Duncan, age 55  years, of Madeira Park, B.C.  Survived by his loving wife Cle-  dia, one son Malcolm, Madeira  Park; two daughters, Mrs. E.  Hanna, Madeira Park and Mrs.  L. Hallbert of Port Alberni; one  sister Melba Oollusi, New Westminster, also four grandchildren  Funeral service was held Friday, Jan. 19 at 1 p.m.,from Madeira Park Community Hall,  Canon Alen Greene officiating.  Interment Forest View Cemetery. Harvey Funeral Home directors.  WHITE ��� On Jan. 22, 1968,  Clare Augustus White, aged 81  years, of Gibsons, B.C., formerly of Victoria. Survived by one  son, Alan, of Gibsons; one  daughter, G. Vivian Reeves of  Sechelt; ten grandchildren and  two great-grandchildren. Mr.  White was a member of the  White Cane Club and Arthur  Pearson association of Victoria.  A graveside funeral service was  held Wednesday, Jan. 24, at  1.30 p.m. at Royal Oak Burial  Park, Victoria, Rev Canon Vol-  ton officiating. Harvey Funeral  Home,  directors.  IN MEM0RIAM  CLOUGH ��� In loving memory  of Charles Durham Clough who  passed away Sunday, January  28, 1962. Fondly remembered  always by his wife and daughter. "Rest eternal grant unto  him, and let light perpetual  shine upon him."  JOHNSON ��� In loving memory  of Kathleen Johnson, who passed away Jan. 29, 1966.  In our home, she is fondly remembered,  Sweet memories cling to her  name; %  Those   who   loved   her   in   life  sincerely,  Still love her in death just the  same.  ���Oscar Johnson and family.  CARD OF THANKS  I wish to extend sincere thanks  and appreciation to all my  friends for the many kindnesses,  messages of love and sympathy  and donations to St. Mary's  Hospital in memory of my brother Alfred P. Harrold.  ���Ena C. Harrold.  To the Kinsmen, Kinettes, Kiwanis, Gibsons Fire Department, Red Cross, United  Church, Women's Institute, Canadian Forest Products Ltd. and  to all others who helped us in  our time of need as a result of  our recent fire, a sincere thank  you to all.  ���Bob and Bonnie McConnell.  I wish to thank Doctors Swan  and Stewart, and the nurses  and staff of St. Mary's Hospital  for their kindness. Also thanks  to Sechelt School District No.  46, Rev. H .Kelly and Canon  Greene.  ���Fred McNutt.  Jim Thyer says that the kind  thoughts and wishes of his  friends, and the kindness of the  nurses, is making his stay in  St. Mary^s much pleasanter.  Thanks.  ���Mrs. James Thyer.  SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 46  CSEOHELT)  There is an immediate vacancy  for   a   janitor.   The   initial   appointment will be as janitor for  the portable classrooms at Gibsons   Elementary   School   and  Elphinstone   Secondary   School.  Hours of work will be 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   Sjmonths  probationary   period,   with   two  further increments "at yearly intervals to a maximum of $404.00  Minimum of Grade 7 education  required.    Written   applications  should be sent 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 30  1968. Those who applied for the  previously advertised vacancies  for janitors at Gibsons Elementary   School    and   Elphinstone  Secondary   School   should  note  that  these  positions   have now  been   filled.   Those   who  would  like their applications to be reconsidered for the above vacancy should telephone the School  Board Office at 886-2225.  SERVICE ��� SAVINGS  at your  FAMILY  STORE  Groceries ��� Meats  Ice Cream ��� Feed  T.V.   Tubes  -  Free  testing  Electrolux Supplies  SPECIAL ��� Children's  Black rubbers $1.99 pr  Few pairs  Children's shoes ���l $2.99 pr.  Open  Mon.   thru   Sat.,   9  to   6  Closed  all  day  Wednesday  MIDWAY STORE  Ph. 886-2086  WYNGAERT   ENTERPRISES  Gibsons, 886-9340  HEADQUARTERS for your  Feed Requirements  Open 8:30 a.m., Closed Wed.  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  /  WANTED  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.  WANTED!  Bicycle wheels, all sizes.  Phone 886^2123  '60 to '63 compact car, good  condition, for cash. Phone 886-  9373 after 6 p.m.  Wanted,   boat   trailer.   885-2116.  Western saddle for cash. Ph.  886-9823.  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  By owner 1967 Fury 3 Luxury  custom built 2 door fast top,  mileage 2,000, Including new  snow tires. $3,700 or best offer.  Phone 886-2425.  I960 Chev sedan delivery in  very good shape. $400. c/o Pete  Flynn, Hanbury Road, Roberts  Creek.  1954 Oldsmobile,   low   mileage.  886-2272.  1955 Studebaker, radio, good  tires all round, snow tires on  back. 7  '  1956 Studebaker 4 door, 283  Chev motor, good tires, running  886-9686.  WORK WANTED  BOATS FOR SALE  Dressmaking    and    alterations.  Muryl Roth, 886-7006.  Alterations   and   light   sewing.  Tla Lockhart, 886-2353.  34' troller, "Wonder Boy", 80  hp. Gray, phone, sounder,, stove,  toilet and sink. What offers?  Phone 886-2775.  ANNOUNCEMENTS  For   your   painting,   interior  ing,   phone   David  Nystrom,  886-7759.  and exterior, and paper hang-  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.  MISC. FOR SALE  400 fowl, 50c live, $1 dressed.  Dressed   birds   on   order.   885-  2048.  120 bass Italian accordion. Adult size, like new. sacrifice, $175.  886-9361.  2 bedroom trailer, 55' x 10'.  Can be financed. Will take older Volkswagen as part down  payment. Phone 886-2562.  FARM FRESH EGGS  also  VEGETABLES, FRUITS, etc.  WYNGAERT   ENTERPRISES  Gibsons, 886-9340  ELECTROLUX  SALES  &  SERVICE  for  Gibsons  & Sechelt Area  GORDON HEWITT  Gibsons, B.C.   Ph. 886-2317  SPORTING GOODS  Hardware and appliances  Where  your dollar has more  cents  EARL'S IN GIBSONS  886-9600  The $10 gift certificate donated  by Murray's Garden and Pet  Shop was won by Linda Comeau  Gibsons.  The Turkey draw at Jay-Bee  Furniture and Appliances, Gibsons, was won by Mr. G. Mc-  Fadden, Reed Road, Gibsons.  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, prima-  cord, etc:  PEDICURIST ������  Mrs. F. E. Campbell   .     7\  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 and 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  Gibsons, 886-9303  WALT NYGREN  SALES  LTD.  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales. Ph.  885-9713. Sechelt.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE BEST SELLERS  Phone 886-2622  1 bedroom duplex available Feb  1. Gibsons area. Phone #86-9826.  3 room furnished self-contained  suite,  Gibsons,  886-9902.  1 bedroom furnished house, all  facilities, $65 month. Soames  Point. Phone 886-2166.  Semi-furnished 1 bedroom suite.  Phone 886-2055/  Nice warm bachelor cottage,  $35. Phone 886-2559 after 6 p.m.  2 bedroom trailer. Phone 886-  2762 after 5 p.m.  New self-contained, separate  entrance suite, on waterfront.  Furnished. Beautiful view and  good beach. 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 RENT  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.  CONSTRUCTION  Everything ior your  building needs  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt.   Phone 885-228'  PROPERTY FOR SALE  WATERFRONT HOME, Selma  Park, all electric, sandy beach,  well treed lot, 2 bedrooms, unfinished attic carport, view.  $18000 terms. Owner 885-9764.  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, 7 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.  WELCOME BEACH ��� Waterfront ��� Fully modern basement home on beautifully  ���, landscaped property with  , 130 feet beach frontage and  commanding  view  of  Wel-  '" come Passage from sundeck  Panelled living room has  fireplace and sage green  wall to wall broadRooha;;  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 year-  round moorage in sheltered  bay. Water, piped to each  lot; easy access off paved  highway. Priced from $5,500  S AKINAW LAKE ��� Your  choice of four highly desirable 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 $4,250  to $4,500. Terms.  For these and other choice  properties on the Sunshine  Coast, contact Frank Lewis  or Morton Mackay at Gibsons office. 886-9900.  FINLAY REALTY LTD.  Gibsons and Burquitlam  Gibsons ��� Family home in  village. Large living room, Arizona brick fireplace. Modern  kitchen, mahogany cupboards.  Four bedrooms. Automatic oil  furnace. Car port Nicely landscaped lot. F.P. $15,000, terms.  Gibsons ��� Excellent residential lot in village, D.P. $500  Gibsons: ��� Exclusive home  site. Large view lot overlooking  Georgia Strait. Approx .140 ft.  frontage oh paved street. F.P.  $3,500,   some  terms. ������ -   ���  For Rent ;��� To responsible,  mature couple, modern two bedroom bungalow on the waterfront in Roberts Creek area.  Sorry, no children, no pets.  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  CROSSWORD    ���   *   ���    By A. C. 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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.  GOWER POINT: Cozy 3 rooms,  good water, $4000 full price.  GIBSONS: Lovely new 3 bdrm  home on view property, full  bsmt has extra room and roughed 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, fife-  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. $875  F.P.  K. BUTLER REALTY  & Insurance  Gibsons. B.C.  Phone 886-2000  UNDERWRITING LIFE  & MORTGAGE INSURANCE  Representing  MONTREAL  LIFE INSURANCE Co.  EWART McMYNN  REALTY & INSURANCE  OFFICE   PHONES  886-2166 and 886-2248  MEMBER:  MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE  1800 sq. ft. Business premises  and suite, 1 acre for good parking. Village water. $24,000, Vz  down.  Two bedroom home on good-  view lot, terms on $7,500. Extra  adjacent lot may be had for  $1,500.  Gower Point acreage, 5V_s a.  with house and guest house,  good well under pressure pump,  two blocks from shore.��� excellent view property. $18,000  on  terms.  Two bedrm cottage on 1%  acres almost level land, views  over Georgia Straits, one block  from sea, fireplace, wired for  el. range good water. Terms  on  $8,500.  $4,000 down and you're a land  lord! Three suite apartment in  handy location, good terms on  balance. $12,600 full price;  steady rents.  One or two excellent business  opportunities available.  E. McMynn 886-2500  Do Wortman 886-2393  J.   Warn 886-2681  J. E. White        886-2935  Box 238, Gibsons, B.C.  CHARLtS ENGLISH Lfd.  Real Estate and Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS.  B.C. Ph.   886-2481  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  Tor  sale.   Phone   886-9861.  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  years. No better investment  anywhere! R. W. Vernon, Gower Point Road, Gibsons, 886-2887  Roll up your sleeve  fo save  a  life  BE A BLOOD DONOR -" A \  A successful Friendship, Tea  was held in the lovely home  of Mrs. E. Montgomery, West  Sechelt, Jan. 17. These teas  were started a few. years before her death by Mrs. Ernest  Redman, for thfe purpose of  building a fund to go towards  a rectory for St. Hilda's Church  The teas are held once a  month in one of the A.C.W.'s  homes, and the members bring  a friend to enlarge the Friendship Circle.  There were 31 ladies present  at Mrs. Montgomery's and several new acquaintances were  made. Mrs. A. Dawe presided  at the tea table while several  members helped with the serving of the refreshments. Over  $1,000 has already been raised.  This past week saw quite a  few local residents from the  Sunshine Coast at the annual  Logger's convention in Vancouver. Among these were Mr.  and Mrs. R. Malpass, Mr. and  Mrs. P. Mullen, Mr. and Mrs.  T. Rodway, and Mr. and Mrs.  C. Rodway.  We have had everything in  the weatherman's book thrown  at us this past winter; and I  use the term past very lightly.  We've had the highest tides,  the heaviest winds, the wettest  rains, and it looks like one of  the earliest springs. When the  rains were pelting down, everyone kept saying at least you  don't have to shovel it, but  there were plenty of people  wishing they could have shovelled some of it off their property this past week or so. If  this had happened at the same  time as the storm in December, we would have been one  large lake surrounded by  ocean.  On Saturday and Sunday, the 7  CHURCH SERVICES  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  8 a.m., Holy Communion  9:30 a.m., Family Service  7:30 p.m., Evensong  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11 a.m., Family Service  St.   Hilda's,   Sechelt  8 a.m., Holy Eucharist  9:30 a.m., Church School  11:      a.m., Holy Eucharist  Church of His Presence,  3:00 p.m., Evensong  St. Mary's Church, Garden Bay  7:30 p.m., Evensong  UNITE)  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  MARIE FIRTH  sun came out, the temperature  went iip to .65, the frogs started croaking, the birds singing,  the squirrels chattering, and  old Baldy, the eagle had been  soaring through the sky. The  bulbs are well up, snowdrops  in flower, leaf buds forming  on all the trees, pussies willow-  ing and it's good to be alive.  Please, winter, stay back east.  JENKS HAVE SON  Rev. and Mrs. Barry Jenks  of Sechelt are proud parents  of a son born Jan. 19 at St.  . Mary's hospital. Weight at  birth was 7.8 pounds and his  name is Timothy David, a  brother for Susan,  aged three.  Letters to. editor y  The following is a copy to  the Coast News, of a letter for  Peter Wilson, Secretary-treasurer, Sechelt School District  (No.  46).  Dear Mr. Wilson: Will you  please request the School Board  to have signs posted at each  entrance to Gibsons Elementary School grounds stating No  Entry. I do nOt believe No Stopping or No Parkings will suffice.  I have seen people get out of  their vehicles and leave the  motor running. They think this  constitutes rio stopping.  It is quite enough to see the  total disregard of the law regarding, the speed limit of 20  miles an hour, refusing students the right-of-way in the  crosswalk, letting children out  on the No Stopping side and  knowing there is no patrol or  protection for the kindergarten  pupils dismissed at 11:30 a.m.  or the pupils starting at 12:30,  without now allowing the public to drive in the school  grounds! And what about the  fire danger?  I also think a Warning to Motorists notice should be put in  the local papers outlining the  Motor Vehicle act with regard  to school zones. There is no  excuse for a licensed motorist  to be ignorant of the law, but  I can only assume they are ignorant, oc. else 4his community  is rampant with intentional lawbreakers.  Prevention not punishment is  my objective but I am going  to start reporting, licence numbers to the R.C.M.P. ��� Mrs.  Patricie Fromager.  Mrs. Whitworth  Mrs. Margaret Helen Whitworth, 90, passed away in St.  Mary's Hospital, Sechelt, on  January 14, was an early settler in Roberts Creek, having  lived there 50 years.  Born in California, she was  brought as a small child to  Victoria. Her father, .the late  John Hill, a building contractor, after being wiped out by  the Vancouver fire of 1886,  brought the family to that city  within the year. He contributed  much to the re-ibuildihg of the  city and was also building in- :.  spector of schools^ Mrs. Whitworth was predeceased -by her  husband the late J. W. Whitworth, in 1938.  She leaves to mourn her loss  her daughter, Mrs. John T.  (Madge) Newman, Roberts  Creek, one grandson,, Jeff  Newman, Edmonton; three  great grandchildren; several  nieces and nephews among  whom are Mrs. Ruth Mitchell  and Mrs. Helen Galliford, Roberts Creek.        ;   v-  A JOINT SERVICE  A joint Anglican and United  church service will be held  Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in St.  Bartholomew's Anglican church  get set  Coast News, Jan. 25, 1968.  {-^'\��jrxMj*^^\f<r%vts^  A 5c Meteorological stamp to be issued by the Canada Post Office on March 13 commemorates the 200th anniversary of Canada's  first long-term fixed point weather observations, Postmaster General Jean-tPierre Cote announces.    \  The weather is acknowledged to have a stronger and more  continuous impact on our lives than any other feature of the environment in which we live and pioneer weather weather observers  led to a vital modern service provided by the Meteorological branch  Department of Transport, whereby untold loss of life and property is nowadays averted by special bulletins ranging from frost  warnings for agriculturalists to hurricane alerts; aviation, industry, public utilities, shipping, agriculture and forest interests depend, on. forecast services provided by the meteorologists.  InstaL queen Jail. 27  The end of another term of  office has come. Honored Queen  Marilyn Hopkins has had a  wonderfully prosperous and fun-  filled term.  Recently, a coffee table made*  by John Robinson, the Bethel  treasurer, was displayed in the  store windows of Sunnycrest  Plaza. Raffle tickets were sold  by Bethel 28 members resulting  in a considerable profit. Nancy  Miller of Port Mellon sold by  far the most books of tickets.  Hard working members like  her are an asset to any organization.  Chocolates were also sold during the Christmas season. It was  no hard chore selling these as  everyone   really  enjoyed  them.  A trip up Diamond Head  mountain in Squamish area,  was the latest excursion. There  was lots of snow for tobogganing and. everyone enjoyed themselves in spite of being bruised  and soaked to the skin. ,   "  All  the members  of the  Be-  Riders organize  ; The Timber Trail Riding  club of Gibsons has organized  with William Price as president, John Stanners vice-president, William Price, Sr., secretary and Ray Tupper, treasurer. Directors are Fred McKenzie, Jovce Price and Jim  Cramer. Keith Wright has.  donated the use of a riding  field back7 of, the Super-Valu  store. The next meeting of the  club will be held at 7 p.m. Sun-'  day, Feb. 4 in Kinsmen Hall,  Kinsmen Park.  Initiation fee- is $5 and annual . memberships $5 and all  types of riders "can join. Family fees are $10 for annual  membership. A member must  be 17 years old and "own a  horse. Those under 17 can join  at no cost.  Movie News  Hawaii, the colorful drama-  packed film production of the  best selling novel by James  Mitchener and starring Julie  Andrews, Max Van Syndow and  Richard Harris opens at the  Twilight Theatre on Thursday  for a week's engagement.  :: AThe management has obtained this film and many others  for local presentation, all well  meriting the patronage of film  fans along the Sunshine Coast.  Commencing Thursday, Feb. 1,  on the double bill will be Elvis  Presley in Clambake and as the  second feature, Peter Sellars  and Britt Eklund in The Bobo.  thel Guardian Council and the  Job's Daughters of Bethel 28  congratulate Marilyn on a won-  ��� derful term and hope to see  her at meetings in the coming  term.  Honored Queen-elect Carol  Forshner, and her officers will  be installed -at a public installation Jan. 27 at the Masonic Hall in Roberts Creek beginning at 8 p.m.  Bridal  shower  On Thurs., Jan. 18, a miscellaneous bridal shower was  held at the home of Mrs. Robert Alsager in. honor of Miss  Denise  Crosby. ,  ."he bride-to-be received _  variety of beautiful gifts from  the following ladies: Mrs. L.  Labonte, Miss Velma Stanley,  Mrs. E. Kennett, Mrs. K. Crosby, Mrs. R. Ranniger, Mrs. M.  * Nygren, Mrs. F. Feeney, Mrs.  R. Alsager, Mrs. M. Crosby,  .Mrs. W. Nygren, Mrs. G. Dixon,  Mrs. E. Inglis, Mrs. M. Jay,  Mrs. N. Husby, Mrs. C. Chamberlin and Linda, Mrs. B. Littlejohn, Mrs. J. Skellett, Mrs.  J. Clement and Pat, Mrs. R.  Delong, Mrs. R. Emerson, Mrs.  G. Davis and Mrs. Wm. Crosby.  The hostess presented Denise  with a lovely corsage of a  large white carnation witlr a  red rose in the centre. The  shower cake was beautifully  decorated by Mrs. F. Feeney.  Kim Crosby, sister of the bride-  to-be assisted with the gift  presentations. The chair of  honor was decorated with pink  and white streamers and wedding bells overhead. Games  were  played.  Refreshmens were served.by  the hostess, assisted by Mrs.  Ranniger, Mrs. M. Crosby, Mrs.  J. Clement and Kim Crosby.  GOT YOUR DOG LICENSE?-  If you haven't paid your dog  license now is the time to get  it done. In rural areas outside  the two villages visit the ROMP  office and avoid trouble later  on. If you are in Sechelt or Gibsons go to the municipal office  where they issue them.  UCW   MEETING   CHANGE '  The United Church Women  have changed the date and  time of their general meeting  to the 4th Thursday of the  month at 1 p.m. in the Christian Education Centre. All  ladies interested are invited to  attend.  GibsOns municipal council  has prepared a budget totalling  $98,753 excluding school taxation  covering strictly . municipal  purposes. ��; -  Municipal taxation will provide about $48,000, plus;  licenses, permits, and other  minor revenue producers close  to $5,000 and provincial government municipal grants close to  $42,000.  Departmental, spending will  involve $19,150 far general government covering the municipal  hall operation, council indemnities, salaries and other expenses; protection such as fire,  building inspection and street  lighting $7,500; public works  $13,300; sanitation $600; debt  charges $8,633 and airport and  regional district $3,250.  Water department revenue is  expected to reach $28,280 with  the major expense there being  $13,300 to reduce the amount  owing on the borrowing for the  recent improvement to the water system. Other water expenses include $6,000 for distribution and maintenance and  $3,000 for administration.  Thatcher to  head Legion  Officers elected by Itoberts  Creek Royal Canadian Legion  include Geoff Thatcher, president; Cliff Beeman and William Dorey as vice-presidents;  Martin Henry, secretary; Cliff  Wells, treasurer; William  Clark, sgt-at-arms; Robert  Cumming, service officer and  Jim Thyer, Bob Quigley, Albert Danroth, Ted Shaw and  Ron Orme, executive members.  Fewer' socials-will be held  in the future but a 'member's  night has been arranged for  the last Saturday of each  month for the branch and  auxiliary. There is an open invitation for members of Sechelt  and  Gibsons  Legions.  Molly Thyer was elected  president of the ladies' auxiliary with Bessie Clarke as secretary - treasurer. Vice - presidents will be Jean Crawford  and Grace Cumming with Joy  BengoughNas sgt.-at-arms. Executive members will be Marie  Leask. Olive Blomgren, and  Ruth Mead. Ethel Cope and  Dolly Davidson will be standard bearers.  SOCCER  Div. 4 ��� 297, 4; Sechelt Legion 1.  Div. 6 ��� Gibsons Legion 3,  Sechelt Legion 0.  Div. 7 ��� Canfor Tyers 0,  Timbermen 1.  Gibsons Cougers 2, Shop  Easy 1.  Provincial Cup playoffs will  be played at Hackett Park on  Jan. 27 at 12:30.  Div. 6 ��� Sechelt Residential  Braves vs. Sechelt Residential  Tigers. 1:30 Sechelt Legion vs.  Gibsons Legion.  Div. 7 ������ 2:30 Sechelt Timbermen, bye; Gibsons Cougars  vs.  Canfor Tigers.  Feb. 3, 1:30; Division 6 winners of game played Jan. 27.  At 2:30 Sechelt Timbermen  vs. winner of game played between Gibsons Cougars vs. Canfor Tigers.  FROM POWELL RIVER  Mr. Harry Stabner, Mr. Don  McNeil, Mr. Red Addison and  Mr. Rusty Rustemeyer of Gibsons were visited last week by  Mr. William Nichols, formerly  of Port Mellon and now residing at Powell River.  Continuing Marine MEN'S Wear Ltd.  STORE WIDE CLEARANCE  WAYNE GIRODAY  skin-diver who searched the  seabottom off the seaplane  float in Gibsons for a lost wallet  and found it. It took two efforts to locate it. The first time  the water was on the muddy  side so he had to give up his  search. Two days later when  the water cleared he dived  again and found it. The wallet,  dropped accidentally between  two boats, was owned by Mrs.  Ruby Gibb, Elphinstone Road,  and contained $40 and identification papers. Wayne went to  30 feet to locate it. The finder  was rewarded.  LIKE SUNSHINE COAST  Unexpected arrivals from  Dundee, Scotland, are Mr. and  Mrs. George Black at the home  of Mr. and Mrs. R. Watson.  Roberts Creek. Mr. Black is  Mrs. Watson's brother. The  Blacks plan to make the Sunshine Coast their permanent  home.  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  AL'S USED FURNITURE  Gibsons ��� 886-28121  LEGION  BINGO  THURSDAY  January 25  8 p.m. Sharp  NO GAMES LESS THAN $10  GOOD NEIGHBOR GAME PAYS  $10 plus $2.50 each side  20th GAME 60 calls $100  61 calls $75  Over 61 calls $50  STORE WILL BE CLOSED JANUARY 30 & 31 - STOCK TAKING 6       Coast News, Jan. 25, 1968.  RITCHEY'S RETURN  Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Ritchey  have just returned from a  three week visit with Mr.  Ritchey's sister and brother-in-  law, Mr. and Mrs. E. Culp of  Pasco,   Washington   state.  FLOUJt FROM FISH  Future use of fish protein concentrate is under consideration  says a report in the current  Fisheries' of Canada publication.  It discusses the possible breakthrough in commercial production of fish protein concentrate  in Canada.  The single most critical cost  factor governing the production was the landed cost of fish.  Fish concentrate production or  PPC as it is known could permit considerably more utilization of trash fish and eventually  become of important nutritive  value in various foods including  "ereals.  EARLY CROCUSES  While the Coast News knows  of crocuses that have appeared  somewhat early to the delight of  various early birds, its columns  are open to further information  concerning the early approach  of spring.  Valentine Portrait  SPECIAL  Three 5 x Ts  Black and White  Complete with Folder Mount  $8.75  Prices  for color on request  BILL PRICE  Ph.  886-9361  for Appointment  \  CLOSED  The Coast-Garibaldi Health  Unit- Gibsons- will be closed on Tuesday 30th and  Wednesday 31st January.  In emergency,  phone  Powell ��River  Office  483-3286  BACK HOE  & LOADER  SERVICE  ��� TRENCHING  ��� DITCHING  ��� EXCAVATING  SNOW PLOUGHING  & REMOVAL  GRAVEL FILL & TOP SOIL  Phone: Days 886-2663  Nights 886-2378  or        886-7764  Fiedler Bros. Contracting  Coast Highway, ��� Gibsons  Mouthwatering PIZZA  Treat the Family to  BRIAN'S PIZZA  Piping Hot and Delicious from  our New 700 deg. Oven  SMALL 75^ & 90^ ��� MED.  $1.45 to $1.65  Choice of:  SALAMI ��� MUSHROOMS ��� PEPPERONI  GREEN PEPPERS with onions and cheese  FOR PICKUP  ORDERS  Please order 15 minutes ahead of time  by calling  886-2433  BRIAN'S DRIVE-IN  Coast Highway  ��� Gibsons  HEBREW COINS  The official specimen set. of  the government of Israel's 1968  c6ins, scheduled to be- issued  in late February, will be available at Bank of Montreal's offices throughout Canada. The  sets will feature the 20th anniversary of Israel and the  Holy City of Jerusalem. As in  past years the set will contain  six coins. Included will be the  newly designed 1 pound coin  (the 1 lira), the y2 lira, 25  agorot, 10 agorot, 5 agorot and  1 agora. Each coin bears the  date 5728 in Hebrew and each  portrays ancient Hebrew designs interpreted with modern  Israeli artistry.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  Phone SSG-^22  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.       v'  Ph. 885-9551  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  THE M1RISCH CORPORATION PRESENTS  JULIE ANDREWS  MAX VON SYDOW  RICHARD HARRIS  in THE CE0RCE ROY HILL-WALTER MIRISCH  PRODUCTION of  "HAWAII"  RrtwKd ih��� UNITED ARTISTS  . PANAVISION' COLOR by DeLuxe  cMicfienerS '  Gibsons  TWILIGHT  THEATRE  886-2827  Bride of doctor  GRAINGE  ���, BREMER  Ingrid Karen Bremer wore  her grandmother's necklace as  something old and something  borrowed when she became  the bride of Dr. John, Michael  Grainge in the "Church of the  Holy Family, Sechelt. She  wore a white peau de charm  floor length wedding gown and  carried in her bouquet one  single red poinsettia.  Father Dominic Kenny officiated at the" ceremony joining the daughter of Mr! and  Mrs. Rolph Bremer of Oyster  Bay, Pender Harbour, with the  son of Mr. and Mrs. John W.  Grainge, 11231 University Ave.,  Edmonton, Alberta. The bride's  father gave his daughter in  marriage.  The church was handsomely,  decorated in the seasonal motif  with white .. chrysanthemums,  boughs of evergreen, and red  poinsettias. William Haley,  Gibsons, played the organ and  Mrs. R. W. Vernon, also of  Gibsons, as soloist sang  Gounod's Ave Maria.  Miss Solveigh Bremer was  maid, of honor for her sister.  She wore a red velvet gown  with white-laced sleeves as did  their little cousin, Cynthia  Varney, who was the flower  girl.  Ralph Miller was best man.  Ronald and Peter Grainge,  brothers of the groom, ushered  the guests.  After the ceremony there .  was a dinner reception at Ole's  Cove, beautifully decorated in  seasonal and wedding motives  by Mr. and Mrs.. Guy Winning.  Gracing the head table was a  three-tiered wedding cake made  by the bride's mother.  F. Maehler proposed the  toast to his granddaughter's  happiness. Telegrams were  read from friends and relatives  in Canada and the United  States. The couple were honored in a sing-song with songs  written- for the event.  . % Visiting the Sunshine Coast  for the occasion were friends  from the lower mainland and  Alberta.  BURLEY   NOMINATED  In the slate of officers proposed by the nominating com  -mittee of the Vancouver-Coast  Region, Boy Scouts' of Canada,  Norman Burley of Sechelt is  listed as one of three vicepres- >  idents. The annual meeting  takes place Jan. 29 in the PNE  Showmart building in Vancouver.  AN IMPORTANT POST  George Slinn of Soames point  who received his 12 years of  schooling in Gibsons is now a  nuclear physicist in Washington. Two years ago he graduated from Cornell University in  Ithica, N.Y. He earned the appointment as the result of  articles he had written on research work.  After a brief stay on the  coast, the couple flew to Edmonton for a dinner party arranged by, the groom's parents  and returned New Year's Eve  to Ottawa where they will make  their home until summer.  THIS WEEK THURS. 25 to WED 31 Inc.  Evenings Start 7:30,  out approx. 10:30  MATINEE SAT.  27 at 1:30, out approx. 4:30  Prices:  Adult $1.25 ��� Students 85c ��� Children 50c  NEXT Elvis in CLAMBAKE  WEEK Peter Sellers & Britt Ekland in THE B0B0  his stylo:  You think hockey's a ragged game now? You should have seen it  way-back-when! Is anything the same? You bet. Old Style beer.  Still brewed the slow, natural way for old-time goodness* sake.  We couldn't change it if we wanted. Our fans would never let us.  OtdStuie  ft.  MASTER BREWED BY MOLSON'S (fifi  Thfe atf.erti_____nt is not published or displayed by trie Liquor Control Board or fcy the Government of British CQfem_D_. E COAST  I & H SWANSON LTD.  Backhoe &  Loader Work  Cement Gravel,  Road Gravel,  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 E4ECTRIC & APPLIANCES  Pender Harbour  Phone 883-2516 evenings  R.R.l.^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  HURRAY'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 Ha rbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  APPLIANCES  Radio, Appliance & TV Service  Live  Better Electrically  6IB50HS ELECTRIC LTD,  Authorized GE Dealer  -     Phone 886-9325  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  SIN ELECTRIC LID.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  SECHELT  Phone 885-2062  At the Sign of the Chevron  MIL'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 SUPPLIES LTD.  Phone 886-2808- -  Everything   for   your   building  needs  Free Estimates  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  1 mile west of Gibsons on Hiway  Roomy Parking, Plenty of Water  Large recreation area  . Bus passes pask site  Phone  886-9826  I & S TRANSPORT LTD.  Phone   886-2172  Daily Freight Service to  Vancouver  Local pickup and delivery  service  Lowbed hauling  THRIFTEE DRESS SHOP  "WHERE  FASHIONS   START"  Your Foremost Ladies Wear  Gibsons ��� 886-9543  SICOTTE BULLDOZING UD.  ��� 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  0CEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  Custom   built   cabinetry   for  home and office  KITCHEN SPECIALISTS  R. BIRKEN ��� 886-2551  Beach  Ave.,  Roberts  Creek  0 P T 0 ME T RIS T  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  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  scows ''-. ���    logs  Ltd.  Heavy Equipment Moving  __  Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  EATON'S  "WHERHO-GO"  TRAVEL SERVICE  Travel Agent for all your  Travel Needs  MARGARET  MacKENZIE  Sunnycrest Shopping Plaza  Gibsons ��� 886-2232  Head Office  515 West Hastings St., Van.  G M FURNACE SERVICE  Box 65, Gibsons  Expert oil burner repair  service night or day  Phone 88R-2468  885-2064  C & S SALES  Hor   c_Jl -your  heating  .  '���efciiajrumerji-  ^<'Nls  for   KiKlK(.\s  PROPANE  .AIM-.. OiJ   Instailatm:-  Free estimates  Furniture  Phone 885-9712  EXCAVATIONS  foundations  frees removed  clearing & road bldg.  gravel, navvy & fill  A. Simpkins - 885-2132  BRICKLAYING  Coast News  Phone 886-2622  LAKES FISH STOCKED  The provincial department of  recreation and conservation reports that recent liberations of  trout in the fish planting program involved 18,000 stocked in  Ruby Lake, 3,000 in Hotel lake,  ^8,000 in Waugh Lake and 5,000  .in North Lake on the Sunshine  Coast.  An oldtimer challenge  "It's strange how a single  circumstance can change the  whole course of one's life" '...' .  commented R. Birkin, the cabinet-maker and proprietor of  Oceanside Furniture and Cabinet Shop,  Roberts  Creek.  In my case it was Charlie  Cassidy, a real old-timer of  this area, who passed along  six years ago at the age of  78 . . . Charlie was one of the  finest artisans of his time. I  first ran into him 30 years ago  when he was quarry foreman,  on the construction of the Court  House in Vancouver. It was he  who threw the challenge to me  to do every job a little better  than the last, and many a weekend we rambled along the beach  here in front of has cottage  talking of cabbages and kings  and life in general.  It   took   a  little     time     for  Charlie's philosophy to sink in  .  .  .. I had already nine years  at Sigurdson's Millworks where  I learned the business of cabinetry  ......   then another  five  years on my own doing custom  jobs   for   Simpson   Sears   con- -  tract   sales,  which   included   a  number   of   interesting- assignments up on British Properties.  Meantime we'd come under  the spell of the Sunshine Coast  and picked up this bit of land  in 1948, but it wasn't until 1958  when my wife Fay and I found  ourselves fed up to the teeth  chasing the almighty buck, so  we just said, to heck with all  that, and came out here for  some real living, where there's  space to grow and fresh air to  breathe, not to mention a good  healthy and natural environment for our three children,  Ken, Jeffrey and Barbara:  We've never once looked  back, not once, and the free  and easy atmosphere and good  living fits in perfectly with my  work. I never take on more  than one job at a time, and  there are always folk waiting  for me to get around to looking after them. Sure it's a challenge, and one of the most interesting assignments was the  job to fit out Norm Burley's  kitchen   at  Sechelt.   There's   a  whale of a lot of satisfaction  in being given a free hand to  carry out your own ideas.  A more recent project was  the calbinet work in the remodelled staff lunch room and  new bookkeeping office at the  Medical Centre, Sechelt, along  with the construction of examining tables and fixtures in  the new consulting rooms.  The fact that Dick Birkin  modestly admits to ibeing a  l/64th-of-an-inch-man testifies  to his superb workmanship in  all phases of cabinetry.  Coast News, Jan. 25, 1968.       7  Federal health  funds aid UBC  Approval of a $371,180 contribution from the federal government's Health Resources  fund for the Health Sciences  centre at the University of British Columbia was announced  by National - Health and Welfare Minister Allan J. Mac-  Eachen.  In addition to the funds approved to assist the functional  planning of the overall Health  Sciences centre, previous contributions to the University cf  British Columbia include $2,-  728,229 for the dentistry and  basic sciences project of the  centre and $2,031,876 for the  construction and equipping of  the psychiatric unit.  Under terms of the Health  Resources fund, financial assistance is provided for up to  50 percent of the costs incurred in the construction, equipping, acquisition and renovation of health training facilities,  such as medical schools, teaching hospitals and research institutions, after Jan.  1,  1966.  In addition to the $500 million  Health Resources fund for the  15 year period 1966 to 1980, the  health resources program includes studies to examine all  aspects of the supply of health  manpower and necessary recommendations. The health resources program also provides  a consultation service in the  fields of health manpower and  education.  K & E Towing and Auto Salvage  Roberts Creek, B.C.  24 HOUR SERVICE  Phone 886-2810  If If s Electric Heating  Be sure fo Consult us on  MARKEL  ELECTRIC BASEBOARD HEAT  Sold and Serviced on the Sunshine Coast by  McPhedran Electric  LTD.  SUNNYCREST SHOPPING  CENTRE ��� GIBSONS  Phone 886-9689  Andy Capp 0 W L i N G    ��eelielt gets wariiiBg^  E & M BOWLADROME  Doreen Crosby topped the ladies rolling a 737 triple and a  single of 308. For the men, Art  Holden rolled a triple of 695  and Frank Nevens a single of  281.  Ladies Coffee: Ann Johnson  654 (251), Doreen Crosby 710  '308), Irene Jewitt.519, Marion  Lee 519, Lorraine Werning 556,  Marg Peterson 541, Alice Day  501, Barbara Riches 590, Hazel  Wright 512, Iva Peterson 560,  Vera Farr 509 Carol Kurucz  596, Pat Comeau 522, Georgine  Macklam 518 (253), Irene Rottluff 587.  Gibsons A: Paulette Smith  ��18, Red Day 607, Frank Nevens  602 (258), Mavis Stanley 243,  Carol McGivern 600.  Teachers Hi: Nancy Philips  245, Art Holden 695 (262, 247),  Len Ellis 626 (270), Grethe Taylor 602, Garry DeMarco 6__2,  Tim Stewart 660 (256), Freeman  Reynolds 624, Mavis Stanley 241  Sylvia Bingley 623  (267).  Commercials: Evelyn Shad-  well 662 (292) Frank Nevens  683 (281), Shirley Hopkin 673  '263), Lome Gregory 644 (276),  Jack Clement 636 (244), Evelyn Berdahl 637 (266), Ron Oram 602, Herb Lowden GH5 (267),  Bill Ayres 625, Doreen Crosby  737 (296).  Port Mellon: Herb Lowden  612, Bob Alley 270, Dot Skerry  638, Bill Ayres 245, Don MacKay 641 (250), Hugh Inglis 638,  Red Day 656 (246 248).  Juniors: Jim Green 408 (234),  Wayne Wright 326, Danny Wein-  handl 280.  Bantams: Debra Pedneault  272 (151), Randy Whieldon 225  Bruce Green 302 (182), Cindy  Whieldon 246.  Sechelt's municipal council at  its' meeting on Wednesday night  of last week has been advised  by Dr. P. J. Reynolds, director  of Coast-Garibaldi Health Unit  to start looking into the sewer  situation for the village.  Council , including two new  councillors, Harold Nelson and  Charles E. Rodway, was informed that the council has had  a sewage survey and furthermore before a. sewage system  can be considered; the water  problem would have to be solved. Council is now obtaining an  evaluation of the Sechelt Waterworks and should have the  report soon; -'������'������   Y  A $197,700--'7 sewage 7- disposal  proposal was given to Sechelt's  council at its Jan. 21, 1965 meeting. The proposal presented  would cover a population in the  system of 3,100. Since then the  report has lain dormant in Municipal hall files. > Councillors  have given the report some  study but realizing the village  financial position could not  stand such expense, have proceeded no further with it.  The letter from Dr. Reynolds  is regarded as a reminder to  council that government policy  has taken away from municipalities sole power to decide on  sewage systems.  In the $197,700, the Martin  Dayton  report  allowed  for in  flation of approximately 20 percent. Based on a projection covering : a few more years it is  exected that by 1974 the cost  would rise 40 percent if the  present inflationary trend continues. ���  The present septic tank situation in Sechelt is not'regarded as menacing to public health  with the exception of a few low  spots. Like Gibsons municipal  council Sechelt councillor are  of the opinion if the governihent  want- sewage systems done in a  hurry there should be some financial1 assistance supplied. Se-  chelt'si borrowing power is close  to $150,000 and Gibsons $100,000  plus; due to the $113,000 water  bylaw.       Y     '-.,_/���  It was decided that a meeting of council with Mr. Dayton be arranged at some future  date. Dr. Reynolds will be informed of Sechelt present position as regards a future sewerage system.  Councillor Morgan Thompson  reported on continued vandalism at the Hackett Park building. Councillor Charles E. Rod-  way brought up the matter of  keeping the village office open  during the lunch hour and this  was agreed to. The chairman  doubted the advisibility of  keeping it open that hour.  Bylaw 81 'covering re-zoning  on Porpoise Bay Road was  given  its  final     reading .  Hill heads OAPO  Gibsons-West Van  Tournament  Top team, Gibsons No. 2,  6,167; Paulette Shiith, Bill Ayres  Irene Rottluff Red Day, Jack  Lowden.  Men's Hi 6: Bob Hadley (WV)  1410 (370).  Ladies Hi 6: Irene Rottluff  (G) 1226.  Men's Hi Single: Al Edmonds  '(G)  272.  Ladies Hi Single: Ethel Od-  leem (WV) 275.  Gibsons 23,853; West Van 23,-  387.  New officers for 1968  installed at the Sechelt OAPO meeting Jan. 18 in the Legion Hall  are: President, Mr. H. A. Hill;  vice-presidents,    Canon    Minto  Swan and Mrs.  Lorene Yates;  secretary,   Mrs.   O.   McGregor  and  treasurer  Mr.  W.   Coffey.  Committee chairmen  are Mrs.  H.   Evans,   entertainment;   Mr.  and Mrs. Percy Grice, welfare;  Mr. W. Coffey assisted by Mrs.  Guy Clear, transportation; Mrs.  M. Livesey, social and Mrs. M.  Tinkley, publicity.  5-PIN BOWLING ASSOCIATION  CABARET DANCE  Saturday- Feb. 10 - 9 p.m.  Port Mellon Community Hall  Vancouver Band  $5  a  couple  Tickets available at 886-7091 or at Bowling Alley  A one-day trip to Vancouver  is planned for Feb. 20 and  members are requested to book  reservations with Mr. Coffey  quickly. Mr. Coffey would be  glad to receive suggestions  from members for trips they  would like organized for the  coming season.  Messages for Mr. and Mrs.  Grice of members on the sick  list can be left with Mrs. O.  McGregor at 885-2819. Those  reported sick in St. Mary's  Hospital at present are Mrs.  E. McWhinnie, Mr. William  Haley, and. Rev. and Mrs.  Ernest Jessop. Mrs. William  ipBaker is sick at her home in  YW. Sechelt.  On the Senior Citizens' Housing project, Canon A. Greene  reported that considerable progress has been made. The contract for the construction has  been let and the price is lower  than had been expected. There  were still certain formalities to  be , finalized but as soon as  these are completed the work  will commence. It is estimated  that 10 units should be ready  for occupation by the fall.  At the end of February, the  major fund raising drive will  be launched with a mail campaign covering everybody from  Port Mellon to Egmont. Canon  Minto Swan will be in charge  of the campaign.  Several members have expressed intense interest in the  subject of the amalgamation of  the OAPO and the Senior Citizens' association, which would  strengthen the cause of the  elder citizen, of Canada. It was  urged that at the next North 7  Shore Regional meeting, a  strong recommendation be  made that every effort be di-i  rected towards such amalgamation.  On  behalf   of   the members,  Mr.   Hill   wished   Godspeed   to  Canon  and   Mrs.   Greene   who  are leaving for a  trip to England at the end of the month.  Following the business meeting another fine program of entertainment was offered iby Mr.  Charles   Evans.   The   Sunshine  Songsters led by Mrs. Dorothy  Stockwell    sang    four    songs,  new to their    repertoire.    Accompanist    was    Mrs. Evans.  Mrs.      Peggy     West  and her  daughter,   Mrs.   Sunny  Trowse  sang an interesting and varied  range of songs, accompaied by  Mrs. Trowse on    her    guitar.  This was  followed by a  sing-'  song with a Scottish flavor, accompanied by Mrs. Edna Cal-  bick.  8       Coast News, Jan. 25, 1968.  Writers at work!  Author Raymond Hull, instructor in the creative writing  class, now in session every  Monday night; at Elphinstone  , Secondary^;said recently that he  often heard would-be writers  moaning; that-they live in the  wrong place: If they could live  in Montreal; or San Francisco,  or Timbuctoo, they Would have  something to write about.  To th'is Mr. Hull said: "I tell  them to stay right where they  are. There's plenty of literary  material in every town and village, even on a desert island.  Think of Thoreau! Think of  Robinson Crusoe!"  The result of Mr. Hull's at-  * titude is that his creative writ-  OFFICE  UNLIKELY  The possibility of opening a  Canada Manpower Centre on  the Sunshine Coast appears  slim according to information  supplied by Jack Davis, M.P.  for Coast-Capilano.  Information to Mr. Davis  from the office of the minister  of manpower and immigration  is that preliminary studies of  the department on the west  coast lean towards -the opening  of an office in Squamish area  but as the study is of a preliminary nature only there is  nothing definite on it. At present there are only three points  of service in the Pacific re^  gion, at Burnaby, Terrace and  Fort St. John. ���  ing classes are lively and interesting. He encourages his students to submit scripts. Each  script receives a written analysis from the instructor. Scripts  are  analyzed in  class.  Mr. ^Hull's philosophy of action will carry over into a new  course in dynamic psychology  which he will be teaching beginning Feb. 7. For information  about the dynamic psychology  course call the Adult Education  Department,  886-2241.  (Continued from Page 1)  The executive also decided  to send a letter to Premier Bennett as follows: "Gibsons and  District Chamber of Commerce  views with some discomfort the  proposal to supply a ferry every two hours, regarding it as  a step backwards and urges  the Ferry Authority to reconsider the position.  As regards the labor situation it feels that the wholesale  layoff is too severe and urges  some consideration be 'given  these men and families.  Construction of the new terminal facilities at Horseshoe  Bay is well under way, the British Columbia Ferry Authority  has announced, however preliminary grading work combined with last week's heavy rainfall have made parking in the  terminal, area extremely difficult.  The new multi-level terminal  is expected to be completed in  July of this year. In the interim; there will be only limited'  parking at Horseshoe Bay and  travellers to and from Nanaimo,  the Sunshine Coast and Bowen  Island are advised to travel by  bus, arrange to be dropped off  and picked up, or take their  cars aboard the ferries.  B.C. Ferries officials state  that every effort is being made  to  make parking  available  THE M1RISCH CORPORATION PRESENTS  JULIE .ANDREWS  MAX VON SYDOW  RICHARD HARRIS  in THE GEORGE ROY HILL-WALTER MIRJSCH  PRODUCTION of  "HAWAII"  fefewd thni UNITED ARTISTS  PANAVISI0N* COLOR by DeLuxe  n-(JamesA.  cyviicfieners  Gibsons  TWILIGHT  THEATRE  Ph.  886-2827  THIS WEEK THURS. 25 to WED 31 Inc.  Evenings Start 7:30, out approx. 10:30  MATINEE SAT.  27 at 1:30,  out approx.  4:30  Prices:  Adult $1.25 ��� Students 85c ��� Children 50c  NEXT Elvis in CLAMBAKE  WEEK Peter Sellers & Britt Ekland in THE B0B0  On Again! Off Again.--  Since the appearance of our advertisement in last week's issue  of the Coast News, announcing the closing of the Bakery from  Jan. 22 lo Feb. 21 ���we were able to secure the services bf a  competent baker to fake over while we are away.  NOW we are Pleased  to ANNOUNCE .. .  (&&*'  *=SSH  WE BAKE TO  3K  NOTE  i    the Gibsons Bakery will  be closed temporarily  Customers of this shop are  kindly   requested   to   obtain  their bake goods at���  HENRY'S   COFFEE   BAR  Sunnycrest Plaza  HENRY'S COFFEE BAR  SUNNYCREST   PLAZA  ���   USUAL   HOURS  ^ and the  VILLAGE BAKERY  SECHELT ��� OPEN at 10 a.m.  WILL  REMAIN OPEN  AS USUAL  to serve the daily baking needs of our customers  all along the  Sunshine  Coast  HENRY'S BAKERY  Finsul 5 Days of Sale  THRIFTEE  DRESS SHOP  SALE ENDS JAN. 30

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