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 Prov|.aerial -Library��  '.Vlititfria;  B.  C.  SERVING   THE   GROWING   SUNSHINE   COAST  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume 2177r"7  Number 16, April 13, 1968.  10c per copy  fundisfbr  The historic Indian Residential School at Mission, B.C., will  become a hostel for Indian students in 1969. Hon. Arthur Laing  has announced that7$i'52,215 contribution is toeing made by the  Department of Indian Affairs  under a joint agreement with  the [board of school trustees of  the Mission School District to  cover the capital costs of enrolling 105 Indian children now  attending grades 1 to , 6 at St.  Mary's Residential school, in  the Mission City elementary  school system.  The new agreement provides  for . construction of six classrooms, a covered play area, and  an activity room at the Winde-;  bank "and Ferndale Elementary  Schools in Mission City.  Grades 4and 5 will ibe enrolled  this September; grades!, 2 and  3 in September, 1��69. St. Mary's  will ^continue to the used as a  residence and a centre for recreational and study by the Indian children.;  The Department of Indian Affairs will make, a capital grant  of $126*505 for. school facilities  in ���Chilliwack, B.C., which are  now beng used by Indian students; The school district presentlyY provides i accommodation  for 7.30 Indian students, half of  wribm are in secondary schools.  At the same time as the department approved the 7 .Chilli-,  waeteigrant; Aiywas &greeUathait'  the'kindergarten program would  bef made tferMM&ntly availaUie"  to .Indian pre-school 7 childreh.5  The "board have agreed to extend  the kindergarten facilities whichv  will now be available throughout the district.  The 7 department will also,  make a grant of $78,812 to the  Williams Lake, B.C., School  District No. 27 which the board  will use to make an addition,  costing $47,500 to Yfhe Forest  Grove Elementary school. The  balance will be.available to the  board as a recovery of capital  costs of facilities being used by  Indian students. 7;  The addition will provide two  hew classrooms and an enlarged library. The additional accommodation will enable the  department to close the Canim  Lake Indian Day school and' all  of the 170 Canim Lake Band  children of elementary school  age will attend the ��� district  schools.  Agreements have been signed  under which the Department of  Indian Affairs and Northern Development will pay part of the  capital cost of two Alberta  schools. A grant of $210,411 will  be made to the Calgary R. C.  Separate School Board toward  the cost of $473,425 St. Benedict  Elementary school and a grant  pf $59,850 will go to the Northland School District No. 61, as  the department's share in the  Garden Creek School and teacherage.  The St. Benedict School will  accommodate 225 pupils, 100 of  whom will be Sarcee Indians  presently attending other R.C.  schools in the area. The school  will have ten classrooms, a library, gymnasium and offices.  The Garden Creek school will  provide accommodation for 50  pupils, 45 of whom are Cree chil  dren whose parents live on  Crown land there". The agreement also covers the cost of accommodation for two teachers.  Garden Creek has a sawtmill  which will provide permanent  employment for Indians and the  children will no longer need to  go to Fort Vermillion, one hundred miles away, to attend  school.  Grants are made on a pro  rata basis and the department  agrees' to pay the. operating  costs on behalf of the Indian  Children.  FIVE MEMBERS of Gibsons A Cub Pack and one of B Pack received their Religion and Life emblems during the Easter Sunday  morning service at Gibsons United Church. The Cubs were Scott  Forsyth, Randy, Watson, Patrick White, Patrick Gaines, Leigh and  Wayne Wolverton. Taking part in the ceremony were Rev. W. M.  Cameron, Mrs. D. C. Horner, Mr. R. Benson and District Commissioner Lome Wolverton. Mr. Cameron commended the Cubs for  their keen interest in! working for the badge and added that while  it was important to have religion in life it was also important to  have life in religion.  Gibsons dogs face  A notice of motion to amend  the dog control bylaw was presented   to   Gibsons   municipal  council at Tuesday night's: meet-  imgY^-hY 7B^^ Feehejr  Jn the. cham Present wgi^i-Al-;  *(_ermen" Ken Goddard7 andf Ken.  <Cr6Wy) YT Y'.- ��� ---'r-: t- ��� ~r:':i:; V Y  The notice of motion which  seeks a more effective control  over the dog population has yet  to be spelled out. However council feels that for better control  over the dogs it will be necessary to have regulations tightened. Alderman Crosby said he  was seeking copies of dog bylaws from other municipalities  for comparison.  Letters from the department  of highways in Victoria and  from Hon. Isabel Dawson concerning North road and susnwner  traiflfic were filed after ^being  read. The Victoria department  office offered the likelihood that  some attention will be paid to  North: road this summer. Hon.  Mrs. Dawson's letter stated she  was still working on roads department officials.  A new provincial flag was received from Hon. Wesley Black  which will be flown on special  occasions. Former councillor JV  H> ' G. Drummond 7suggested  ���; council look into;.a,retaining-wall  on the' water' side of Gower  Point road in order to combat  erosion. The letter will be turned over to Martin Dayton engineering firm, advisor to the  municipality, for consideration  in the general scheme of improvements. :  It was arranged that Clerk  Dave Johnston attend the Municipal officers convention in Victoria May 22, 23 and 24 to keep  himself and council abreast of  new legislation about municipal  affairs passed during the recent  house sitting.  A report by Dayton and'  Knight, engineers, on the cost  of laying af water line from the  B.C. Telephone offices to the  top end of B.C. Hydro property  on North Road revealed it would  total $1,956. This report will be  turned over to the Hydro authorities for consideration.  April 24 THE big day  Mrs. Joan Rowland, president  of the Roberts Creek Auxiliary  to St. Mary's Hospital, and  chairman of a committee to  provide the food for guests at  the Regional meeting luncheon  in Sechelt on April 24, at the  regular April meeting outlined  the duties of the members in  this regard, and it looks like a  busy evening and morning in  store for some of these ladies.  Giibsons and Port Mellon auxiliaries are partners in this deal.  More than 300 members are expected to attend the gathering.  Mrs. Muriel Tilbb gave a report on the co-ordinating council meeting which she attended  on March 26. Mrs. Vivian Swanson, in her report on the Thrift  Shop, told of the growing improvements in means for handling the items for sale, making  for better efficiency. April 20  will be Roberts Creek's turn to  staff the shop.  The treasurer's report was  given by Mrs. M. Forbes and  showed a satisfactory bank balance. Mrs. Florence McSavaney  and Mrs. Vivian Swanson  agreed to co-convene a wedding catering service coming up  in June. Auxiliary aprons are  being made for the use of the  caterers. Mrs. Rowland won the  evening's draw. Refreshments  were served al the close.  New power line in nse  Electric service to the Sunshine Coast has been reinforced with the placing in service  of B.C. Hydro's newest high-  voltage transmission line.  The 230,000-volt powerline  was built along 50 miles of difficult, hilly terrain between  Cheekye, near Squamish, and  Sechelt, on the Sunshine Coast.  This line has been energized initially at 138,000 volts. It  makes more power available to  the area northwest of Sechelt,  including the McMillan Bloedel  Ltd. plant at Powell River. Sechelt, Powell River and other  Sunshine Coast communities  previously were served by a  single 132,000-volt line originating at Cheekye.  Contractors for the new  Cheekye-Sechelt line were Peterson Electrical Construction  Company Ltd., for the 30-mile-  long portion between Cheekye  and Pont Mellon, and Hume and  Rumble Ltd., for the remaining  20 miles from Fort Mellon to  Sechelt.  Sechelt selects  May Day Queen  . It is coming time for Sechelt's  May Day. It is only one month  away and the various committees are warming up to their  work.  Jan Brophy has been chosen  this year's queen by children  - of Sechelt Elementary school.  The choice was made by a  pupil vote. Jan is the daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. R. Brophy of  Sechelt.  ��� Her attendants will be Karen  Spencer, daughter of Mr. and  Mrs. R. Spencer and Nancy  Stroshein, daughter of Mr. and  Mrs. Ruben Stroshein. Gift  Bearer, will be Roy Ayres and  YB-ftsvwillTbe presented by7���_rs.  Leo Johnson.  Junior can  have garden  The Junior Garden club in  Gibsons area is now sponsored  by the Sunshine Coast Fall Fair  committee, replacing the Kiwanis clulb, sponsor for several  years.  The fair committee asks that  parents pick up and sign for  seeds at Murray's Garden Shop,  Gower Point road, Gibsons. The  Howe Sound Farmers Institute  pays for the seeds. Parental  signatures enables the committee to know what children are  in the competition.  The prize for the best garden will be awarded by the Kiwanis club. Parents are urged  to help the youngsters with  their gardening problems. Fair  board members will also make  checks during the summer to  see how gardens are being  maintained.  C of C meeting  A Gibsons and District Chamber of Commerce dinner meeting will be held Monday evening of next week starting at  seven o'clock at Cedars Inn.  Purpose of the meeting will  be to receive the report of the,  nomination committee and the'  election of officers. Usual business will be conducted with  Ron Haig, retiring president in  the chair.  iniuffluiuiuiiimunmuuuiunnuuiuiuuinuiu  TROUT DERBY SUNDAY  The third annual Trout Derby  sponsored by Gibsons Rod and  Gun Club will be held at Saki-  naw and Ruby Lake Sunday,  April 21. Tickets may be obtained from Walt Nygren's at  the top of the wharf, Gibsons,  any member of the club or  phone President Roy Malyea,  at 886-9575.  Holiday weekend  traffic very heavy  If you had disembarked from  the Langdale ferry at Horseshoe  Bay Good Friday at about 11:30  a.m. you would have found the  waiting ferry traffic lineup extended from the slip back as far  as the West Vance liver side of  the Fishermen's Cove lookout  spot.  For about a mile from the slip  they were parked three deep,  then two deep and at the receiving end of the line one deep. Returning if you had caught the  5:30 p.m. ferry to Langdale you  would have received an identification ticket which would be  in the 950 plus range, which  could have meant that more  than 1,000 cars took the trip to  Langdale that day.  Boatloads returning to Vancouver Sunday and Monday did  not create too much havoc. The  late evening ferries Sunday  were not full and on Monday  traffic   was   heaivy   throughout  the day and well on into the  evening.  It is quite possible that the  amount of traffic that went  through the Horseshoe Bay slips  during Easter weekend, both  ways, is something of a record.  RCMP Police report heavy  traffic but only one minor accident in the Gibsons area.  However two radar traps were  set up, one in Sunnycrest area  and the other in the Granthams  20 mile zone. There were 48  speeders nabbed.  In Sechelt RCMP area, traffic was also heavy with one  accident in which four Powell  River people were hurt, with  facial cuts, bruises, a broken  arm and broken ribs. Injured  were Glen, Eleanore, Shirla and  John Hartley of Powell River.  William Golko of Burnaby was  driving the other car involved  in the mishap in the Halfmoon  Bay area.  .v-v7/ -% H_P-^y/  On his return from a recent  trip to Ottawa conferring with  Hon. Arthur Laing, minister of  Indian Affairs, Clarence Joe of  the Sechelt band was presented  with a voluitne containing  Treaties with the Indians of  North America dating from 1763  and placed in book form in the  reign of Queen Victoria.  While in Ottawa he was taken  on a conducted tour of the new  dept. of Indian Affairs quarters  and was impressed with , the  number of young Indian men  and women employed as clerks  and secretaries in the many divisions throughout the department.  Indian problems aired  Home from the 14th annual  conference of Indians . and  Metis in Winnipeg April 4, 5  and 6, Clarence Joe, manager  and general secretary of the  Sechelt band, in company with  Guy Williamson, President of  the National Indian Brotherhood of B.C., expressed their  appreciation of the work accomplished at this meeting.  More than 2,000 Indians and  Metis from New Brunswick to  British Columbia conducted one  of the most far-reaching conferences ever held by Canadians  of Indian birth. The address of  welcome was given by Walter  Weir, premier of Manitoba, at  a dinner in the Marlborough  Hotel sponsored by the Community Welfare Planning council in co-operation with the  Manitoba Indian Brotherhood,  the Manitoba Metis federation  and Indian and Metis Youth of  Manitoba and attended by delegates, civic, provincial and federal officials.  The meeting was addressed  by George Munro, past president of the Indian and Metis  Friendship Centre, Winnipeg.  The speaker was introduced by  Louis Riel. direct descendeht  of the famous Metis leader.  During the dinner word was received of the assassination of  Martin Luther King and in respect to another great leader,  the meeting stood in silent  tribute.  Out of the three-day deliberations in which every aspect of  the Indian problem was covered, a meeting of the National  Canadian Indian Brotherhood  was called for May 22 at .Regina by Chief W. P. Deiter,  President of the Federation pf  Saskatchewan Indians at which  time consolidation of all Indian  and Metis Tribes and Bands into  a national brotherhood is the  objective.  At the conclusion of the three  day conference, Clarence . Jpe  came away with the conviction  shared by the other delegates  that tribes from the interior,  particularly the prairie provinces, were even more organized than the coastal brotherhood in an awareness of the  developments and opportunities  offered by the new Indian Act  in choosing a path for advancement for all Indians and Metis:  Giant bingo to help OAPs  Sechelt Branch OAPO is planning a giant Bingo party on  May 11 at the Legion Hall, Sechelt.. The local Legion Branch  is donating the use of the hall  and providing bingo cards and  a real effort will be made to  raise funds which will go towards the Sunshine Coast  Senior Citizen's Housing project. A $200 jackpot will be the  highlight of the evening and  there  will be  cash  prizes  for  every game. Come on out and  help in this community effort,  and have fun at the same time.  The Legion W.A. will serve refreshments.  GARDEN CLUB MEETING  Now that gardening time' is  here, Gibsons Garden clvSb is  stirring itself and a regular  meeting will be held at 7 p.m.  Wednesday, April 24 in the  Kinsmen   hall,   Kinsmen Park. 2       Coast News, April 18, 1968.  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.  Martin Luther King  Two weeks ago the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., pacifist  leader of Black America, died from an assassin's bullet. He was  only thirty-nine. In the lasit dozen of those thirty-nine years he  changed the face of America forever.  The foundations of the injustices that remain have been undermined and shall never be shored up again ��� undermined by the pacific but practical dream that he himself so eloquently described.  Men may confer and men may consult, but iman must dream  alone and his great dream that someday his people might have  equal opportunity with all other Americans was made of the stuff  that touches the hearts and souls of men.  To bring life to such a dream is to accept danger and pain as  normal and to constantly walk hand in hand with death.  In the last few weeks of his life this man carried something  more than a premonition of death; it became a peacefully accepted foreknowledge. Into Thy Hands, O Lord.  Great lover of life that he was, he yet seemed to feel that his  day was almost done and that, if fate so decreed, the last and  probably greatest service that he could render his race would be  to die a violent death.  Fate so decreed; for one final, brief, but unforgettable moment  he focused the eyes of America and the conscience of the world on  his people. God rest his soul. ��� Jules A. Mainil..  In praise of children  If behavior as shown toy Sechelt school grades, two and three  while on a tour of the Hough farm on Pratt road and through the  Coast News plant are an indication of what is to Ibe expected from  our young generation, the future, based on their behavior, is promising.  Trustee Norman Hough at the last school board meeting where  Principal W. L. Reid outlined the day's tour of the two grades,  spoke right up and said he had never seen 'better behaved youngsters and in such numbers. There were more than 50 of them.  A few kind words now-and again have the knack of creating a  better atmosphere and grades two and three of Sechelt's- Elementary school have now created a niche for themselves in the school  hall of fame.  After visiting the farm they visited the Coast News office and  became absorbed in how a weekly newspaper operates. Luckily  one of the early press runs was underway and most of them were  enthralled with the operation of the big four page press spewing  out sheet after sheet all neatly printed. They were no trouble at  all and none were reported temporarily missing when it came time  to take the bus home. Children like that are always welcome.  Point of law  (By a Practicing Lawyer)   '  Copyright applied for  Q. I have heard that a lawyer  ican only charge 2% of the  .value of an estate for handling  et. Our lawyer is charging 4%.  What can we do?  A. It is not the rule that a  lawyer can charge only 2% for  "handling" an estate. He may  make a charge of 2% for obtaining a grant of letters probate and preparing and filing  ,probate forms, provincial and  federal death tax forms, settling the amount of death taxes  and duties payable to both the  province and Canada, and  where necessary, obtaining the  court's approval to the accounts  of the executor. /  If the lawyer is only being  paid 2%, he could stop at this  point but this would leave half  ��the work yet to be done. The  executor couldn't very well  complete the estate as it really  4s a job for a lawyer.  , After doing all the above  mentioned things, there would  still be all the assets to transfer. Land has to be transmitted in the land registry office.  This would have to be done  twice ��� once to the executor  ,and once again to the beneficiaries. Stocks and bonds have  to be transmitted. The records  ipf the registrar of motor vehicles have to be altered where  applicable.. Bank accounts must  be transferred. AH legacies  must be transferred and payments made of gifts and debts>  etc.. For all this the lawyer is  entitled to make an additional  charge according to a laid  down scale at so much for each  Jtem -��� letters, documents, attendances, etc.  It is common, however, for  an addtkmal percentage to be  charged. The executor is in  general entitled to 5%, but only  if he does every thing beyond  the work included in the 2%  charge. If the lawyer does it  the extra charge would have  to come out of the executor's  portion. If, in your case, the  lawyer is receiving 4% and the  executor 3% ��� this totals 7%,  ihe same as 2% plus 5% and  ;this sounds about right. If there  is a disagreement concerning  the lawyer's fee, you can apply to the registrar of the court  to set his fee.  "He's  raised  his  fees so  I'm going to throw in a  few   symptoms    for   my  sister!"  - Editor: Permit me once ajjain  to express on behalf of the children of Grade Two and Three  and their teachers arid myiself  our sincere thanks for your allowing us to tour your establishment last Monday.  I regret that we did;not have  all the time that we would have  liked to have spent at your establishment. The children found  the various phases of making a  paper absolutely fascinating,  and even though they may be  young in years, I feel that they  gained a much better insight  and understanding towards what  care and effort goes into making their local newspaper.  Please convey our appreciation also to your staff for their  kindness and patience.  ���W. L. Reid, Principal.  Editor:   The  board of directors  of the  B.C.  Tuberculosis-  .Christmas    Seal    Society    has  asked me to express to you sincere thanks for outstanding support over the past year.  ,,   Our    annual    Christmas Seal  campaign was the best on record with more than $364 thousand  contributed  from   around  B.C.,    a    substantial    increase  over the previous year,  which  could not have been  achieved  Without your help.        ,  :   Newspapers,   radio  and  television stations have made outstanding contributions   of; time  ,and space in all areas visited  by Christmas    Seal    Operation  Doorstep   vans   over   the   past  .year,   which   has   helped  in   a  .most   tangible   way   the   fight  .against     tuberculosis      around  B.C.    ���    Ken    Vaughn-Birch,  president.  Editor: I am instructed on  behalf of the North Shore Community College Co-ordinating  Committee to express their  thanks to you for the excellent  coverage and editorial support  provided during the recent plebiscite campaign for the community college.  Although the plebiscite did  not succeed in your district, we  do appreciate the time arid  space so generously contributed  by yourself and your staff.  ���Leslie D. G. Brooks,  Secretary.  Editor: Our executive director, Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova  is presently in India on a tour  of USC projects in that country. It has been brought to her  attention that recently, over  $331 was raised in Gibsons for  the USC Cup of Milk fund.  She has asked me to write  and express her deep gratitude  to the people of Gibsons for  this magnificent contribution.  Her thanks also go to Mrs. R.  F. Bennie who made this gift  possible by holding a Cup of  Milk Coffee Party. This amount  of money will provide many  cups of milk for children and  on their behalf we say a most  sincere thank you. ��� (Mrs.)  Sheila Bennett, assistant to Dr.  Hitschmanova.  Editor: We are safely moved  and settled on Saltspring Island.  With our thanks to a very efficient mover, Len Wray. We  highly recommend him.  ���George and Grace McDonald  Editor: During the 15 years  that we had our old dog that  was killed a year ago we paid  the $1 tax regularly/ My wife's  son gave her a poodle and as  soon as - it was, past the four  months she purchased a tag; the  price has been doubled, it was  $2.f So how we have paid $17  dog tax like a good decent law  respecting person would. But  by doing so we haye been penalized because there are hundreds of d��Ss running round all  over the unorganized territory  without any tag.  Part of the oath taken by a  member of the RCMP when he  becomes a legal member of the  police says: "I, A.B., solemnly swear; I will faithfully, diligently and impartially execute  and perform the duties required"  of me as a member of the  ROMP."  Is it not part pf the duty to  enforce the provisions of the  Sheep Protection act which covers the taxing of dogs in uhor-:,  ganized territory? The taxpayers are losing many hundreds  of dollars because this law is  not enforced as it should be.  Roberts Creek is part of the  territory included in the charter of the original Gibsons  Board of Trade, now called the  Chamber of Commerce. But  they d�� not seem concerned in  this-case, it is certainly par^of  their responsibility.  ���B. L. Cope.  ARDA gets  to interior  Some 1,125 acres of irrigated  orchards, involving 129 farms,  in   British   Columbia's   Okana-  gan Valley will benefit from; an  ARDA project recently approved by federal forestry and rural development minister Maurice Sauve and British Columbia  agriculture minister Frank Rich-  ter.  The project, to be implemented by the B.C. Water Resources  service, department of lands,  forests and water resources calls  for the rehabilitation of a por-.  tion of the Lakeview Irrigation-  district water distributing system, with cost to be equally  shared by the federal and provincial governments and the  Lakeview Irrigation district.  The latter will; operate and  maintain the project.  In addition to providing an assured uninterrupted irrigation  water supply for the highly productive orchard lands,, this  ARDA - sponsored undertaking  will ensure a domestic water  supply for the 120 farms that  comprise the area.  Beetles licked  Valuable saw and peeler log  booms in B.C. coastal waters  will be protected from the  wood-boring Ambrosia Beetle  ,this year by the use of a new  insecticide, B.C. Loggers' Division, Council of the Forest  Industries of British Columbia,  said today.-  The insecticide, methyl trith-  ion, which decomposes quickly  on exposure to water, is the  result of three years of research  sponsored by the council to discover a better means of log  protection with a maximum of  safety for other forms of life,  the division said. The insecticide will be applied by helicopter to logs in booms.  COAST NEWS  20 YEARS AGO  Lots on Sechelt's main street  were, advertised at $325 and  $425. Lots were 62x122 feet.  First shipment of lumber has  arrived for construction: of a  nurse's residence at the Pender  Harbor hospital.  The need for better fire  equipment was stressed at a  meeting of Sechelt's Board of  Trade.  A drive for funds to establish  a VON nurse in Sechelt area  starts. , ". .  The death was reported in  a Vancouver hospital of John  Corlett, Sr., of Gibsons. He was  76 years old.        ......  Mr. and Mrs.' John Lund of  New Westminster have taken  over the Summit General. store  in  West Sechelt: " ' y"w'-"'"v;"lH  10 YEARS AGO  More policing was urged by  Gibsons council in order to  combat a wave of vandalism.  Gibsons and Area Volunteer  Fire department has added a  300 gallon water tank truck to  present equipment which includes a 600 gallon truck as  well.  The first radio controlled  taxi for Gibsons area was announced by Ray Whiting.  Garbage disposal was a  major subject at a poorly, attended meeting of Roberts Creek  Community   association.,  The silver anniversary of the  auxiliary to the Canadian Legion was celebrated and a large  cake, was duly cut and demolished by the 50 members and  guests.  .  -INDEPE-^ENTS LEAD  I Depai^-inPnt Y stores are in-  ci^singy but their share of the  market is put. the decline. Chain  ^tpre^wntinue! to gain in both  sales and market share. Discount department stores, relative newcomers to retailing, are  grabbing more and more of the  consumers' dollars. But independent stores still top the1 retailing list, as they: have done  for nearly 40 years. 7;Y'  These observations are from  a Dominion Bureau of Statistics  study,, reported in the current  issue of Marketing. In the past  40 years,! retail sales have increased at an average rate of  about six percent a year from  $2.5 billion to $25 billion;  Three kinds of retail outlets  predominate: grocery and combination stores, followed by res  taurants: and' filling stations. Together, these: three apcount for  over 40 percent of all" retail outlets in Canada.  wmHimnmnnntnnumnnimni-nmmmmnnunniiMttimkJ  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  v -���'  '���...  Phone 886-_ti22  UP'TO 3 p.m. TUESDAY  t',"H\w��wummnnniunmiTOHiiuwdiu����niUHftnniuwuwm  CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE %  Tues. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Thurs. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Sat. Z p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Post Office Building Sechelt  Telephone  885-2333  N.   Richard   McKibbin  A  PERSONAL  INSURANCE   SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  H __ H Li R M R \L R  CYSTOCELE   CAN   CAUSE  PYELONEPHRITIS  Cystocele (pronounced SIS-toe-seal) means  that the bladder has sagged somewhat and instead of emptying completely while urinating,  some of the urine is retained. This provides an  evironment in which germs can flourish and  the infection moves up into the kidneys'.  Pyelonephritis, the most common of all kidney  troubles, can develop.  . .Sometimes surgical correction, which is not  difficult, is necessary to cure a Cystocele. If  you have; any constantly recurring problem in  that area, you should consult a physician. We  stock the antibiotics and anti-infectives usually  prescribed for treatment.  Your doctor can' phone as. when you need a  medicine. We will constantly endeavor to keep  abreast of the expanding activities in the field  of pharmacy ��� in this pra of great change. We  pledge at all times to be in the position to offer the finest of pharmaceutical services.  KRUSE DRUG STORES LTD.  '��� (Rae W. Kruse '  Pharmaceutical Chemists & Druggists  Sechelt Gibsons  885-2238 886-2234  Dependability ��� Integrity ��� Personal Service  STORE HOURS���9 a.m. fo 6 p.m. ������ FRIDAY 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  OPEN All DAY WEDNESDAYS  NOTICE OF MEETING  THE ANNUAL METING OF THE  ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL SOCIETY  will be held on  Monday April 29,1968  at" 8 p.m. in the  Sechelt Legion Hall  Four Trustees will be nominated for re-election  Further nominations will be received from the floor  NOTE:   Entitled to participate in and vote at. the meeting  are:  1. Members registered in 1967, who have paid  Membership dues ($2.00) for 1968, before the  commencement, of the meeting.  2. New Members who have been registered and  have paid Membership dues ($2.00) for 1968,  NOT LATER THAN ��� 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE  MEETING.  ST.  MARY'S  HOSPITAL NEEDS  YOUR SUPPORT  AND INTEREST  NEW  MEMBERS WILL  BE  WELCOME  ���Sechelt, B.C., April 2nd, 1968 - SPEAKING OF PROFITS  It is almost a custom whenever there is fa sales tax increase for .politicians to warn  that manufacturers, wholesalers  and retailers must not hike  prices prematurely. "We will  riot permit unconscionable profits  to business,"   the phrases  usually go. "We will not permit the public to be mulcted."  However, when governments  are in business things are quite  different, as indicated by figures regarding the prices of  beer and liquor made public  following the most recent sales  tax increase.  DON'T MISS YOUR FAVORITE PROGRAM!  Call BILL'S RADIO & TV.  FOR PROMPT SERVICE  Many troubles fixed in your home. We make home  calls Monday to Saturday ��� 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.  Phone 886-2469  2\  Crrrunnnnch! unbend. Find automobile  GARAGES; AUTOMOBILE DEALERS  fast in the  YELLOW PAGES. Where your fingers do the walking.  With the passing of Mr. John  Dew on March 28,/in yancouver,  Gower Point lost one of its  most successful gardeners. In  the 12 years he had lived here  John Dew made many friends,  his enthusiasm for life arid unfailing cheerfulness endearing  him to young and old.  Fiercely independent and determine d to live his own life  without fear or favor he was  also madly generous. A visit to"1  his garden invariably resulted  in your going home laden with  fruit, flowers, vegetables and  precious cuttings.  His greenhouse provided tomato plants and seedlings for  all his friends and the only payment he ever accepted was a  small token cutting or plant  from your garden. Plants which  turned sickly and refused to  flourish for the rest of us were  miraculously restored to health  and blossomed profusely when  given to John Dew.  Born in Lincolnshire, England in 1892 he came to Canada  in his early 20sI; and lived for  many years in Cloverdale in; the  Fraser Valley, and, before retiring to Gower Point, at Park-  hurst. He leaves a son, daughter and eight grandchildren in  Vancouver.  Coast News, April 18. 1968.  K & E Towing  & Auto Salvage  ROBERTS CREEK, B.C.  24-HOUR SERVICE  Phone 886-2810  PERFORMANCE LEADER  \  Meaw*&  Topping the Mercury  line for 1968 is the all-  new 125-hp Merc 1250,  the world's most powerful  outboard motor. The engine features electronic  ignition without breaker  points. Motors ranging  from 125- to 3.9-hp are  included in the manufacturer's new line7  HADDOCK'S  Cabana Marina  Your   MERCURY   OUTBOARD  Sales  &  Service Dealer  MADEIRA PARK  Phone: Pender Harbour ��� 883-2248  COAST JEWS WAMTADS ARE REAL SALESMEN  Gibsons���Ph. 886-2622  WHAT IS IT? Craig Norris  of Gibsons, who brought it to  the Coast News inquiring as to  what it was, also decided to  pose with it to see if anyone  could identify it. It pomes from  Mexico and is a bean. It is, now  quite dry and the beans inside  rattle. It is 25 inches long and  of a dark brownish color.  Oldtime party  A real oldtime get together  resulted from a visit- of Gib-  . sons branch Royal Canadian  Legion to Roberts Creek Legion for the presentation of a  gavel. Members of both  branches enjoyed the evening  thoroughly. Y' Y      ,;   '  The auxiliary meeting April  1 raised the question of whist  drives and a start will be made  to see how; many names can  be obtained for such events.  There will ,J-e about 11  auxiliary, members who will attend the auxiliary zone meeting  luncheon at Sechelt on April 29.  Mrs. Gerry Clarke, past representative of the auxiliary  zone opened the April 5 bazaar.  Winners of the draws were Cliff  Wells with No. 27340, $25; Jim  Piper, No. 23354, $10; and Vi  Madson, No. 23088, $5. Grace  i~��am_riing with No.. 128 and Bill  Dorcey, with No. 108 won the  Darey, with No. 108 won the  grocery hampers. Grace Cumming with No. 22 the door prize.  Longest cable  The longest single cable-burying project ever carried out by  BC. .-Telephone isaw 66 miles  of telephone cable plowed into  ���the ground .between Salmon  Arm  and Revelstoke.  Telephone links- ; > crossing  Kootenay Lake east of Nelson  include a : nine-ton, 1,700-foot  submarine- cable placed in the  lake in 1967.   ��� ��� ������ ?  Underground cable and conduit installations in the Lower  Mainland and Eraser Valley  cost more than $3 million last  year.  Nearly $1 million was spent  in 1967 to place telephone cable  underground on Vancouver Island.  Freezer Bread  2c OFF fi  20 loaves or more  Gel together with a friend  If you haven't storage room  in your freezer for this 20-  loaf offer ��� go in with a  friend and each take 10  loaves at a saving of 2 cents  per loaf.  Gibsons Bakery  Gibsons & Sunnycrest Plaza  Phone 886-7441  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-8900  R. S. Rhodes  Doctor of Optometry  204 Vancouver Block  Vancouver, B.C.  Announces he will be in Secheft  MONDAY, April 22  For an appointment for eye examination phone  Sechelt Beauty Parlor 885-9525  If anyone desires any adjustment or repair to their  present glasses I will be pleased to be of service  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  Clearing Garbage Dump Site  PEHDER HARBOUR AREA  Tenders are called for the clearing and preparation  of approximately two acres of land adjacent to D.Lv 4336  (Garden Bay Road) for use as a dump site. There is a  little marketable timber on the site. Further information  may be obtained from the undersigned who will receive  tenders up to noon Friday, April 19th. The successful  bidder must be prepared to commence work by April  24th 1968. The lowest bid may not necessarily be accepted.  CHARLES F.  GOODING,  SECRETARY  Buy a new  50,65,100 dp  125-hp Mercury  And stomp  but ignition  tune-ups.  Mercury's Thunderbolt ignition���standard equipment  on every Merc from 50 hp up���has no breaker points  to wear out or replace. So it does away with the need  for ignition tune-ups. And since Thunderbolt can deliver 40,000 volts to the spark plugs, it can fire even  oiled'or fouled plugs. A set of plugs will last seasons.'  Thunderbolt is the only electronic ignition developed  specifically for marine use. For over two years it's been  saving thousands of happy Mercury owners time,  money, and worry. Let your Mercury dealer help you  select the right Thunderbolt-powered Merc for your  rig. And do away with ignition tune-ups for good!  Mercury...THE PAYOFF IS PERFORMANCE: 3.9.6.9.8.20,35.50,65.100.125 k*  8'  FIRST IN MARINE PROPULSION  Kiekhaefer Mercury of Canada, Ltd. Toronto. Subsidiary of Brunswick Corp*  Smitfy's Boat Rentals and Marina  GIBSONS ~ rbone 886-7711 4       Coast News, April 18, 1968. MISC. FOR 5AI__  COMING EVENTS  Wed., Thur., Fri. Apr. 17, 18, 19  A MAN COULD GET KILLED  James G'arner, Melina Mercouri  Sandra  Dee,  Tony Franciosa  Color  Sat., Mon., Tues., Apr. 20, 22, 23  UP THE DOWN STAIRCASE  Starring Academy Award  winner Sandy Dennis  Color  April 19: Gibsons U.C.W. Thrift  Sale, 10 - 12 a.m., Christian Education Centre.  April 19, Roberts Creek Legion  meeting, 8 p.m.  April 23: Notice of meeting of  Retarded Children's Association at Sechelt Elennant/ary  School 1-brary at 8 p.m. Interested persons cordially invited.  CARD OF THANKS  I wish to express my thanks to  all my wonderful friends and  relatives for their kindness during my recent stay in St. Mary's  Hospital, and for the many flowers and cards I received. Also  a special thanks to Dr. D. Johnson.  ���Mrs.  A.  Gant andi Family.  ROUSTS  Flowers  and  Gifts  . for all occasions  LissiLand- Florists  Giibsons, 886-9345  Sechelt   885-9455  HELP WANTED  Male or female part time janitor is required for work on a  relief basis in the offices of the  Port Mellon mall'. Janitorial experience desired'. Hourly pay  rate $2.84. Please apply in person to  CANADIAN FOREST  PRODUCTS LTD.  Port Mellon, B.C.  ST.  MARY'S __0_H?ITAi__      SEOHELT  WANTED:  Trained' Male Cook.  Physiotherapist   with   formal  training.  Registered Laboratory Technologist.  Applications to the Administrator:  St. Mary's Hospital,  Sechelt, BJC.  WORK WANTED  Mature woman will baby sit  anytime, your home or mine.  Phone 886-2060.  Tractor for rent, $15 a day,  (minimum $10) with driver $4  an hour. Plowing and discing.  Phone 886-77912.  Ceramic tile and mosaic, for  beauty and sanitation for bathrooms, showers, etc. Quarry  slate. Phone 886-2095.  NUTS & BOLTS  LITTLE ENGINE REPAIRS  Outlboards, power saws  Lawnmowers overhauled  Garden tools sharpened  rYPEWRITERS REPAIRED  Expert servicing typewriters,  adding machines, cash regis*-  ter combinations, all makes,  all work guaranteed, by G.  Pinkerton, formerly Acot  Business Machines and  Byrnes Typewriters.  Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  At head of wharf, under  Walt's and Earl's  Phone 886-2838  Phone 886-9652  VICTOR A. DAOUST  PAINTER & DECORATOR  40 years experience  First class jobs, inside and out.  Repairs to all makes of radios,  TVs, Hi-Fis. Fast service, guaranteed satisfaction. Phone 886-  2469 day or night.  For your painting, interior  and exterior, and paper hanging, phone David Nystrom,  886-7759.  Handyman, cabinet maker.  Saws and scissors sharpened,  reasonable. Phone Bill, 886-9902.  Professional painting, promptly.  Interior and exterior. Phone  886-2381.  pm  Exceptional .German   Shepherd'  puppies,  $25.  Father,  Sampson  an ex police force; mother police breeding station. A. Simpkins, 8S5_132.  Cement mixer for rent. Phone  after 6 p.m��� 886-7054.  Oil stove, good' working order,  $25. Phone 886-2098.  Near new Elgin boat trailer,  $100 or swap for 10 ft. F.G. or  aluminum cartop boat, power  saw or electric winch. Ed. 886-  2302.  Danish modern dining room  suite; 25 cu. ft. upright deluxe  freezer, both new condition. 886-  2409.  Wright spirit duplicator; Car-  ona adding machine, first class  shape; Large sheet black heavy  polyethylene, 16'4" x 20' Phone  886-9394.  Beige Thistle buggy. $20. Phone  886-9990.  SPRING PLANTING SEASON  Fruit Trees, Shrubs, Seeds,  Seed Potatoes, Spring Bulbs  Peat Moss, Fertilizers, Lime,  Sprays  Good selection at all times  WYNGAERT  ENTERiPRTSES  Gibsons, 886-9340  OUR PRICES ARE LOW  Manure, delivered. Phone 886-  2253.  FULLER REPRESENTATIVE  886-2123  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Ph.  885-9713. Sechelt.  SPORTING GOODS  Hardware and appliances  Where your dollar has more  cents  EARL'S IN GIBSONS  886-9600  G>od local nay for sale, $1 a  bale delivered. Phone 946-6568.  See our large selection of wedding invitations and announcements at the Coast News .  UNSHINE COAST REAL ESTAT  WANTED  Wanted to rent or buy, curtain  stretchers, size up to 70 inches  by 90 inches, adjustable. Phone  88fr_507.  Old furniture for refinisbing.  Phone 886-7477. ' 7  Will buy patches of standing  timber. Phone 886-2459.  Wanted, Small "cat" exchange  for property. Ph. 886-2887.  ans, trucks for am  1963 Rambler ranch wagon, radio and good tires. Will take a  trade. 886-9686.  BOATS FOR SALE  18% ft. fibreglass boat. Phone  886-2880.  17 ft. cabin boat. Phone 885-2116  ANMUNCB-ffl.  My tractor is not available for  hire. George Charman, Gibsons.  For membership of explosive re  quirements contact WUjo Wiren  selling agent, Howe Sound  Farmers Institute, Reed Road,  Gibsons, 886-2014. Stumping or  ditching powder, dynamite, electric or regular caps, prima-  cord, etc.  Alcoholics Anonymous, Post Of*  fice Box 294, Sechelt. Phone  886-9876.  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.  PEDICURIST  Mrs. F. E. Campbell  Selma Park, on bus stop  885-9778  Evenings by appointment  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.  ENTERTAINMENT  Wed., Thur., Fri. Apr. 17, 18, 19  A MAN COULD GET KILLED  James Garner, Melina Mercouri  Sandra Dee, Tony Franciosa  Color  Sat., Mon., Tues., Apr. 20, 22, 23  UP THE DOWN STAIRCASE  Starring- Academy Award  winner Sandy Dennis  Color  Gibsons -��� 3 bedroom part basement home with excellent  view of bay area. Close to  schools. Wired' for stove.  Auto-oil' furnace. Full price  $11,500. Terms.  Modern family home with  full basement c I o s e to  schools and.shopping. Five  bedrooms, spacious panelled  living room with wall to  .wall. Large bright kitchen  with utility room. Colored,  vanity bathroom. Auto-oil  hot water heating/Matching  carport with workshop. Full  price $21,000. Terms with  7% on balance.  Waterfront lot ��� 200 feet  frontage with unique panoramic view. If you're planning a new home you must  see this unusual property.  Full price $5,750.  Roberts Creek ��� 5 acres with  cabin close to beach. Excellent water supply. Ideal  camp property. F. P. $5,000.  Pender Harbour ��� Large, fully  serviced waterfront lot on  sheltered lagoon close to  Madeira Park. Full price  $2,500. Terms,  New, waterfront development with easy access off  paved road. Fully serviced  lots range from $2,500 to  $6,500. Terms.  For these and other choice  properties on the Sunshine  Coast contact Frank Lewis  or Morton Mackay at Gibsons office, 886-0900.  FINLAY REALTY LTD.  Gibsons and Burquitlam  PROPERTY FOB SALE  Large lot on Georgia Heights,  spectacular view, well treed,  paved road and village water.  Terms, or will accept boat as  part payment. Owner 886-2854  after 6 p.m.  3 room basement house in Gibsons, suit couple. Phone 886-  209��.  41 ft. house trailer, 1 bedroom,  price $2250. Phone 886-2762 after 5 p.m.  Gibsons waterfront lots available. Phone 886-2466.  One semi-waterfront lot, Hopkins Landing. Phone 886-2466  PROPERTY WAHTH)  Want two bedroom cottage, Hopkins Granthams area (lower  side of highway preferred.) Under $9,000 cash. J. E. White,  Charles English Real Estate,  evenings, 866-2395.  COHSnUKTHHI  Everything tor your  building needs  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt. Phone 885-228?  FUELS  Alder, stove and fireplace \ ood  for  sale.   Phone  886-9861.  FOR ROT  Gower Point waterfront, 2 br.  unfurnished cottage; 2 br. furnished duplex. Available May 1.  R. W. Vernon, 886-2887.  W_t. basement suite, kitchen,  living room, bedroom, porch  could be used for bedroom,  fridge, stove. $45. Gibsons. May  1 occupancy. Phone 886-2095.  Waterfront suite, off the highway, 3 rooms, large sunporch,  oil stove, suitable for elderly  or quiet couple. Phone 886-2729  after 6 pjm.  41 ft. house trailer, 1 bedroom.  Phone 886-2762 after 5 p.m.  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  EWART McMYNN  REALTY & INSURANCE  NOTARY PUBLIC  MEMBER:  MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE  Phone 886-2248  There is rock-bluftf waterfront,  clififside waterfront and n_ud__at  watenfront. WE are offering 80'  GRAVEL BEACH WATE3R-  FRONT, with over 500 ft. length'  of perfectly level land to highway, clothed in evergreens, arbutus, wild roses and grass. At  the apex of a peninsula, this  property has an extensive sea  and island view. A further 300  ft. lot across the highway is included in this two acres for  16,600 cash. Water laid on.  WANTED TO RENT  Responsible adult family need 3  bedroom unfurnished home, Gibsons area, by June 1. Loving  care to home and grounds. Interested in lease. References.  886-7219.  .   .  2 or 3 bedroom home in or close  to Sechelt. Phone 886-23__.  A large lot, with the most  imJagnificent views available,  added to a three-bedroomi home  of unusual interest, makes this  one of Gibsons most desirable  properties. The big view living  room looks out over Georgia  Straits. There is a full feature  Wall of native stone, with a four  foot fireplace. The open L plan  includes a big dining area. Modern kitchen, large utility area,  two bathrooms and deck. The  lot is landscaped, with driveway  and walks. Approx. 1450 sq. ft.  of attractive home for $26,000  on terms.  Building lots in all communities.  Acreage in Gibsons, on the  Highway: 430 feet on main road,  access from the rear: 2.09 acres  of nicely developed land with  two houses, fruit trees and gardens. Excellent businesss or apartment site, or sulbdiv. development. Full price $25,000 with  $15,000 down.  Country acreages and homes:  Call in and discuss, or , phone  886-2248. '  E. McMynn        886-2500  Do Wortman      886-2393  J.  Warn 886-2681  Box 238, Gibsons, B.C.  Gibsons: Well planned 3 bedroom home on level lot. Convenient to shopping and beach.  D.P. $4,000 ��� FJ��. $10,975.  . Attractive single bedroom  home. Electric heat. Nicely  landscaped lot. Nice garden.  Handy to beach and shopping.  Garage. $9,500.  Compact 2 bedroom home on  large lot. Garden. Basement.  Automatic heat. Well located to  schools and shopping. $13,500,  terms.  Corner lot in exclusive Langdale subdivision. Expansive  view. $2,750, some terms.  Roberts Creek ��� Just under  one acre. Summer homesite or  permanent home. Short distance from beach. $1,400.  Seaview home on level beach  lot. Panelled living room. Stone  fireplace. 220 wiring. Garage.  Well priced at $17,000, terms.  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  Realty & Insurance  Gibsons  Call C. R. Gathercole  Office 886-7015       Res. 886-2785  Member of the Multiple Listing  Service of Vancouver Real  Estate Board  DIAL 886-2481  Gibsons: 2 level lots on North  Road. Corner property. Small  woricshop. Full price $4,500 on  terms.  DIAL 886-2481  Roberts    Creek:    Beautifully  landscaped 75 feet waterfront.  2 bedroom/ home, basement,  auto oil furnace. Excellent garden and fruit trees. Close to  store, school and post office.  $23,500 Ml price.  DIAL 886-2481  Gibsons: 22 acres on highway.  Frontage on three roads. Close  in. Excellent investment at $15,-  000 on terms.  DIAL 886-2481  Hopkins: 2 view lots. Cleared.  All services. Full price $4500,  terms.  DIAL 886-2481  CHARLES ENGLISH Lfd.  Real Estate and Insurance  Richard F. Kennett,  ,,.-.....- , .Notary. fluWJe.., t  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS,  B.C.        Ph. 886-2481  '������������: MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  Attractive 3 bdrm home on  landscaped view lot. Nice living rm, lge. all electric kitchen  open to bright dining area, den,  A/oil furnace in full bsimt.  Terms on $15,000.  Want a farm? 10 lovely level  -teres, 2 cleared, balance like  park. Cozy 5 room home, fully  modern, all services, attractive  terms on $15,000.  View lot in good location, all  services available, only $18,000.  In area of new homes, cozy 4  room cottage requires minor  finishing, convenient location.  Only $8,000.  K.  Butler 886-2000  Ron McSavaney       886-9656  Ed Butler 886-2000  K. BUTLER REALTY  & Insurance  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  UNDERWRITING LIFE  & MORTGAGE INSURANCE  Representing  MONTREAL  LIFE INSURANCE Co.  BOWLING  E & M BOWLADROME  High scores for the week:  Doreen Crosby 818 (307), Shirley Hopkin 285, Art Holden 691,  Evert Nyifors 275, John Herman  275. ,  Ladies Coffee.1 Georgina Macklam 632 (259), Iva Peterson 249,  Doreen Crosby 818 (307, 262,  249), Ann Johnson 557, Irene  Jewitt 571, Marion Lee 525, Carol Kurucz 689.  Commercails: Shirley Hopkin  285, Jack Clement 619 (243),  Inez Henderson 601 (245),  George Elander 612, Frank Nevens* 600, Evert Nyfors 61ft (275),  Doreen Croslby 612, Dave Hopkin 610 (271), Irene Rottluff 608.  Port Mellon: Dot Skerry .613,  Bill Ayres 641 (247), Jim Thomas 621 (272), Art Holden 606.  Tuesday Spring: John Herman 275, Don MacKay 248, Randy Boyes 602 (259), Art Holden  691 (255, 240).  mi urn swices  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  11:00 a.m., Church School  11:15 a.m., Holy Eucharist  7:30 p.m., Evensong  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11 a.m., Church School  3:00 p.m., Evensong  St.   Hilda's,   Sechelt  8 a.m., Holy Communion  9:30 a.m., Church School  7:30 p.m., Evensong  St. Mary's Church, Garden Bay  11.15 a.m., Holy Communion  Egmont  3 p.m., Holy Communion  UNITH)  Gibsons  11 a.m..  Divine Service  Wilson  Creek  11:15 a.m., Divine Worshin  Also on 2nd Sunday of each  month at 3:30 p.m.  BAPTIST  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.  886-7272  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  Early   Indian   tribes  favored  "white  pineV yellow  cedar  and  basswood for  wood  carving.  ecjielf News  *   ?   (By MARffi FIRTH)     ;  Guests for Easter dinner at  the home of Mr. and Mrs. M.  A. Shaw, were Mr. and Mrs.  W. McGregor of Sechelt and  Mr. Morris Dean; of Vancouver.  Mr. Dean is a very well known  organist arid besides teaching,  plays in the Collingwood United  Church,  Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Russell  of Tuwaneck" have finally moved into the new home they have  been working on. Both Mr. and  Mrs; Russell are retired constructional engineers and have  designed and built their modern  six-sided home on a beautiful  site overlooking Sechelt Inlet  and plan to landscape the  grounds  Japanese  style.  Mr. and Mrs. Pat Mullens  with daughters, Janice and  Jerri, flew to Nanaimo,to spend  the Easter weekend with relatives.  Summer residents who came  up to the Sunshine Coast this  weekend, instead of having  lovely spring weather in which  to clean up and get their camps  in order, have had all they  could do to keep warm. Those  who are lucky enough to have  wood or coal stoves or large  fireplaces have been using  them. Visitors for the same  week last April all had sun-  tans and one day in particular  at Pender Harbor the sun was  so hot straw hats were needed.  Among the many Easter visitors in Sechelt are: Mrs. Christine Baird of Youfbou and her  two tiny daughters, Toni and  Tina, who are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Stan Bryant for several days. Mr.  Stephen Baird arrived to join  his   family over  the   weekend.  The Friendship Tea at Mrs.  D. Hayward's home on April  23 contains an invitation which  will welcome  all visitors.  ROBERTS CREEK  (By MADGE NEWMAN)  Ouests at Midhurst Cottage  over the weekend were Mr. and  Mrs. R. Eades and Miss Kathie  Eades,. of Vancouver..,   ���,.,'���������-.  Mrs. J.-Gailifdrd is visiting  her daughter, Mrs. Bill Boyte,  and family, at Salmon Valley  Ranch, Prince George. She accompanied her son, Ralph, and  family, who are also staying a  week at the ranch.  The MacKenzie family were  down from Nakusp for Easter  Guests at the R. T. Rennie  home for the week are Mr. and  Mrs. J. R. Bothwell and two  sons, of Butte, Montana.  Mrs. Ruth Linton, of North  Vancouver, and former prominent resident and writer of Roberts Creek, has been advised  that her Centennial prize winning story has been' published in  a volume entitled My Home,  My Native Land, which is to be  used in supplementary reading  in Canadian schools. Mrs. Linton is pleased, and only hopes  the little ca_>tive readers will  enjoy the story.  The A. Craigheads came last  weekend from North Vancouver  to their summer home at the  beach for a pre-season visit.  Attending the 112th Ex-Service  Women's reunion recently in  Legion hall auditorium- in Burnaby from Robertfs Creek, was  Mrs. W. F. Clark, who served  as a Staff Sgt. with the CWAC  in London, England, for three  years during World War #.  Among the more than 600 ex-  Army, Navy and Air Force wa-  men present was Mrs. Isabel  Dawson who was pleased to  meet one of her constituents.  Mrs. Clark enjoyed meeting  many of her girls, with whom  she had served overseas and  found that they were girls no  longer, but matrons with girls  of their own. She was frequently asked if she had written her  book yet, the book being a  threat she had held over them  during barracks days. Exposures were to be frank and numerous. It seems she has not  yet completed it.  Mickey Balbla, ifbrmerly of  Roberts Creek,' suffered third  degree burns on his hand and  arm while working in the garage in which he is co-owner  with Brian Flumerfelt at Wil-  laans Lake. On returning to the  Creek after visiting him, Mrs.  K. Baba reports that, although  he is well and making good pro-  ress| he will be" in * hospital for  some time yet. Members   of  Gibsons United Church  CGIT provided Easter,  favors for patients in St. Mary's hospital. Above is one of them  with a number of the favors, all ready, in the background.  Librarian now painter  Paintings on display in the  Gallery until the end of the  month will be an inspiration to  those who wish they had time  to paint and are afraid opportunity is passing them by. Eleanor Ormrod has had a happy  and successful career as a  school librarian and teacher of  history but far too busy to follow up all her many interests.  Now retired and living in Sechelt she has time to paint for  pleasure.  Miss Ormrod describes herself as strictly a beginner. Four  years ago while on a South Pacific cruise she was able to take  lessons for six weeks from Warren Brandon, Californian artist  and Fellow of the Royal Society  of Arts.  Miss Ormrod's canvases represent a variety of land and seascapes and a lively, adventurous  mind, continually probing and  searching, is revealed in the  variety of techniques, media and  subjects, oils, water colors, palette knife, traditional and abstract.  Name change  by resolution  At the well attended annual  meeting of the Roberts Creek  Credit Union, presided over by  retiring President J. R. McSay-  aney, in the Anglican Parish  Hall, Gibsons, the progress and  financial standing shown by the  secretary-treasurer, Mrs. Florence E. Johnson, indicated excess of revenue over expenditure of $6,608.75. Payment of a  patronage refund of 10% on interest loans in 1967 was authorized and a dividend of 416% on  the minimum quarterly balance  of shares will be paid to members.  In an extraordinary resolution  the name of Roberts Creek Credit Union was changed to Sunshine Coast Credit Union in order to eliminate confusion with  the credit union being situated  in Sechelt.  A collections office to serve  Gibsons area is open and operating on Gower Point road, with  Mrs. Florence MoSavaney in  charge.  Incoming officers are Eric Rosen, president; Gordon Walker,  vice-president; directors, Gordon Wing and Eric Inglis. Continuing directors are Mrs. Eric  M. Ball, Eric Rosen and Gordon  Walker, cliff Connor was elected by acclamation to the credit  committee and Mrs.^_C. Hall to  the supervisory committee.  SECHELT BREAKINS  While no breakins were reported by Gibsons RCMP, Sechelt detachment reported two.  At Joe Benner's store a radio  and some cash was stolen. At  Campbell's Variety store a  check is continuing to find out  what was stolen.  DRAW FOR PAINTING  Mrs. Kathleen Wells has donated her much admired painting of Garden Bay to raise  funds for the Gallery. A donation of 25c will entitle you to a  chance on- the May draw. Mrs.  O. Swanson, Trueman Road,  Gibsons, was the. holder of ticket No. 30, and won the coffee  pot donated by'Mrs. Rose* Hauka.  Miss Ormrod credits her inspiration to her long association  with the Port Alberni Sketch  clulb, of which she was a supporting rather than active member, and the many fine artists  and craftsmen who were the  founding members of the Alberni Arts Council. Miss^ Ormrod  was a member of the steering  committee which formed the  Sunshine Coast Arts Council and  is a valued member of ,the gallery committee. On Friday, April 19, the gallery will be open  from 7 to 9 p.m. for a social occasion to meet the artist. Coffee will be served.  Delegate back  from convention  By HEATHER WHEELER)  (A Delegate)  Hurrah! Vive le Canada! Tru-  deau-Canada!  As Mr. Trudeau made his way  to the podium after victory on  the fourth ballot, the chant in  Ottawa's Civic Centre changed  from We want Trudeau! to We  got Trudeau!  This was the high point of the  National Liberal convention, a  new leader and prime minister.  The delegates cheered. It's a  great way to release tension  built up in seven or eight hours  of voting.  The delegates themselves had  to be elected by their own riding association. The candidates  then wooed the delegates in  speeches, informal talks, in hospitality suites, with- coffee,  breakfast, bands, and demonstrations. Strangely enough the  delegates kept their perspective. They seemed to have conscientiously chosen their candidate with an eye to ability rather than showmanship. Yet,  some said the final choice of  1,203 delegates was a gamble.  Well, yes, Mr. Trudeau is a  gamible. As with the other candidates, there is the chance  that Mr. Trudeau could be a  failure as prime minister. However, there is also an excellent  chance that Pierre Trudeau will  make a great prime minister.  Care to gamble?  Any complaints?  Hon. John N. Turner, minister of consumer and corporate  affairs, announces that consumers may now mail complaints or  inquiries to The Consumer,  P.O.  Box  99,   Ottawa, Ontario.  Mr. Turner explained that in  the past the consumer has not  known where to send complaints  because consumer legislation  is administered by many government departments and agencies. "I represet the consumer  in the federal government, and  I want the consumer to have  easy and direct access to me  and my department," Mr. Turner said.  Complaints or inquiries sent  to The Consumer, P.O. Box 99,  Ottawa, Ontario will be assured  of quick action.  ARE BEST SELLERS  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  Phone 886-2622  Coast News, April 18, 1968.       5   .  era for  Canadian voter  Davis expects  By   JACK  DAVIS, M.P.  (Coast Capilano)  Canada is in a restive mood.  The Canadian electorate wants  a change; it wants a change in  leadership and is .looking for  new goals, new policies and new  ways of doing things.  Proof of this can be found in  the recent Liberal leadership  convention. Who won? Pierre  Elliott Trudeau, the freshest  face in the Liberal party.  But the mood for change can  be demonstrated in other ways.  Bob Winters, who also became  a memiber of parliament (again)  in 1965, polled 954 votes at the  convention, second only to Pierre Trudeau's 1205.. Together  these two new faces oh the federal scene got a 95% backing  from the convention. And they  got this backing because, they  both wanted a change ��� a  change in the way things are  being run in Ottawa these days.  Both are anti-establishment  men. One, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, is a non-conformist, an  individualist, a free spirit who  refuses to be bound by the doctrinaire approaches of the past.  The other, Bob Winters, would  finance new programs by economizing elsewhere. He would  launch new projects by cutting  out old schemes. And hold the  line on taxes that Canadians', as  individuals, would have a greater say in how they will spend  their income in the future.  Both Pierre Elliott Trudeau  and Bob Winters, believe in the  free movement of goods, money  and men. They believe in attracting U.S. capital to Canada.  They believe in freer trade.  No special status for Quebec  for them. And no more univjer-  sal programs for social security! Government cheques are  not the answer to many of our  human ills, says Mr. Trudeau.  And I can just hear Bob Winters sayinjg Amen. :  7  When the house of commons  meets again on April 23, we will  be entering a new era in Canadian politics. A new prime minster will face a new leader of  the official opposition. And the  Canadian public will, at long  last, have a clear choiceMt will  be able to choose between two  major political parties, the Liberals and the Conservatives,  whose leadership and whose  policies are clearly different  one from the ,other.  STAFF  CHANGE  Until a secretary-treasurer is  appointed by the district school  board the administrative section of the board will continue  with Peter Wilson as secretary-  treasurer with Lloyd Yorkston,  accountant filling in as accountant and doing work of the assistant secretary.  Appointment of the top positions of the administrative staff  will await the selection of the  secretary-treasurer. He will in  turn  hire the necessary  staff.  BOAT IS  MOVED  The RCMP power boat established in Gibsons area has been  moved to Pender Harbor region, according to recent developments. This will leave  Gibsons area without an RCMP  boat but the police if necessary can always hire available  craft in an emergency. Vancouver RCMP craft are available within an hour.  UCW THRIFT SALE  The UCW oi Giibsons United  church will hold a thrift sale  Friday in the church hall from  10 a.m. until noon. There will  be clothing for men, women  and children also millinery,  jewelry, books and plants for  the garden. There will be something for everyone and who  knows, a three-legged chair  might show up.  FROM SASKATOON  Easter holiday ' visitors to  Timberlog Cottage, the home  of Miss Chaddie Bremrier,,  South Fletcher Rd.,, were her  Nephew Fred Bremner of Sas-  Ratoonrhis' wife ana daughters ���  Wendy and Sandra.  LANGUAGE ARTS IN  ELEMENTARY   SCHOOLS  At  Mrs.   Kwasney's  Grade  1  class,      Gibsons      Elementary  school,     Glenn     Littlejohn    is  working on mural of a farm.  Maureen Forsyth and Tim  Robertson are examining the  mural on the wall.  It was a nuge picture, brightly colored and attractive, with  a black sun in the sky''and  white tires on the car. Danny  had written this story to go  with his picture. This is my  Dad's car. It is night-time. My  Dad's car has snowtires.  It was just five months since  Danny had started school. Already he had read the first two  texts of the beginning reading  program, in addition to three  preprimers. At least twice a  week he and his group would  paint a picture and write the  story  for  it,  with  any needed  help from the teacher. This  was the new language arts program in action.       ;  The language arts program  of the elementary schools comprises oral and silent reading,  oral and written language, spelling and handwriting. Teachers  must assess the relative emphasis on listening, speaking,  reading, and writing. Today's  world is one in which the ability  to listen to radio, television,  record player, tape recorder  and talking film, and then to  interpret and evaluate it, is of  utmost importance to a citizen  who needs to understand local,  provicial, national, and international affairs.  Good listening habits, are  recognized, cultivated, and  practised from a child's entry  into school and throughout his  school life. ./.'  Reading is not simply the  ability to pronounce words.  Meaning must be   attached  to  these "words. Comprehension of  what is read is the first necessity, but there are many reading skills that are crucial. Children must have skill in locating  information, in organizing material, in taking notes, in converting notes to connected talk  or writing, in outlining, in recognizing sources of information  on any problem, and n developing ways of recalling or of  memorizing those ' facts and  principles. .  Dramatics, not necessarily  dramatic play, is another example of language arts. The use  of puppets, the impersonation  of a character, pantomine,  similated radio or television  broadcasts all have their part  in the language arts program.  Included then, > ih the lian-  guage/ arts program are all  parts of school learning not included in arithmetic, music,  art, social studies, science and  physical education.  Fashion show fills two halls  It was a sell/out affair at both  Pender Harbour Secondary  School and Port Mellon Community Hall last week when the  auxiliaries of St. Mary's' Hospital held their spring fashion  :- show Spring Around the World,  convened by Mrs. Isobel Gooldrup and Mrs. Paulette Smith.  The fashion show depicting  fashion highlights around the  world was presented with a running commentary by Margaret  Christiansen with entertainment  by accordionist Wolfgang Buck-  horn, soloist Mrs. Lucille Mueller and accompanist Mrs. Mae  Freer.  Mrs. Isabel Dawson, minister  without portfolio, was on hand  to present the autographed copy  of Dr. Martin P. Shulman's best  seller Anyone Can Make a Million, to Mrs. Lynn Panasuk.  Door prizes were won by Mesdames Jo Macey, Forda Gallier,  Gail Pednault,. Home, Lorraine  Knapman, Ken Black, Oscar  Johnson.  An  outstanding  hit  was   the  Fly your kite  to avoid lines  Three power failures in the  past month were caused by  careless kite flyers, according  to B.C. Hydro. Each resulted in  inconvenience to many people,  but ��� more important ��� each  could have resulted in a tragic  mishap.  The outages occurred in Kamloops, South Vancouver and  Surrey when loose kites with  metallic parts hit powerlines.  Typical was the incident in Surrey last Saturday when a kite  crossed a 12,000 volt powerline  near 146th Street and 105A Avenue. The contact burned two  wires, throwing out an entire  circuit and blacking out a large  residential area for more than  half an hour.  Had the young kite flyer involved been holding on to the  string when the kite made contact with the powerline, he  could have been seriously injured, or killed. Even if the kite  had had no metal parts, a damp  string could have resulted in a  serious accident.  So, says B.C. Hydro regional  manager Bob Norminton, kite  enthusiasts should fly kites in an  open field, away from electric  power wires" or transmission  towers.  Pioadilly Flower Sellers, Mrs.  Marg Gill and Miss Carrie Gainer who, arranged in coster  costumes, did a brisk business  with their wares.  Modelling the bright spring  colors and accessories supplied  by Helen's Fashion Shop and  Mrs. H. Bishop Ladies Wear,  were Mesdames Gladys Leigh,  Eleanor Wolverton, Lorraine  Johnston, Lilo Buckhorn, Pearl  Hume, Marg Berry, Inga Niel  sen, Karen Archer: and Misses  Carrie Gallier, Candy McPhedran and Nancy Miller.  Floral arrangements were  provided by LissiLand Florists.  The committee in charge included; Mrs. Paulette Smith, convenor; Mrs. Pearl Hume, publicity; Mrs. Gladys Booth, decorations; Mrs. Phyl Greggain,  ticket sales; Mrs. Eleanor Wolverton, refreshments, and Mrs.  Elsie Willis, technical.  !  EVERY LADY NEEDS SOME BODY  Try our Beautiful Natural Body Perms  also Regular and.Custom Perms and  Color ���  Our Cuts are Shear Magic  Gibson Girl Beauty Salon  GIBSONS VILLAGE���Ph. 886-2120 (on Water Front).  We seU * aerrlc. GLAMOROUS WIGS * HAIRPIECES  FASHION NEWS  Disinfecting Clothes: Hot water and soap do not kill all  bacteria in your family laundry.  At all times, and especially  when a member of the family  is ill, disinfect .cotton cloths  and house hold articles by adding a liquid chlorine bleach  or a pine oil disinfectant to the  load when you wash. If you  use the bleach, put it in the  wash water so the chlorine will  be removed in rinsing. A pine  oil disinfectant may be added  either to the wash or to the  rinse water.  Removing Fruit Juice Stains:  Because a fruit juice stain becomes  invisible  after  it dries,  it's best to remove the spot  immediately after juice is spilled. Otherwise the stain will  turn yellow with heat or age.  To remove a fresh stain from  cotton fabric, sponge with cool  water, or pour boiling water  through the spot from a height  of about a meter (one to three  feet). Remove old fruit juice  stains from cotton by bleaching.  Preventing Iron Sheen: To  prevent an iron from making  fabrics shiny from steam pressing, cover your iron with a  thin white cotton sock. Slit the  sock above the toe, and pull  it over the tip of the iron. Tie  the sock to fit smoothly around  the bottom of the iron.  HOWE SOUND 5, 10, 15 CENT STORE  For All Your SEWING NEEDS, SIMPLICITY PATTERNS  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9852  GILMORE'S VARIETY SHOP  SEWING NEEDS, BUTTERICK PATTERNS - Sechelt, Ph. 885-9343  TASELLA SHOPPE  FOR YOUR YARDGOODS ��� Setfcelt  Ph. 885-9331  D. G. DOUGLAS VARIETY & PAINTS  McGalT-}. Patterns, - Laces, -Remnants &��� Singer. Supplies  Sunnycrest Plaza, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2615 IF iftjtj DONT SEE YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED  here ... . drop into their place of  Business for expert advice anytime  no obligation of course!  ���   . ���.  SIG LEHMANN  QUESTION:  Where can I get the best  advice on custom mixed  paints?  MftWrD-    For the best quality interior and exterior  niwiwui.    paiirtj blended to the exact color of your  choice, Einar or Sig will be glad to advise  and discuss your paint needs without obli-  .      gatton.  '���'..���'. ��� *��� ���  Twin Creek LumberY  & Building Supplies Ltd.  Coast Highway, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2808  FRANK NEVENS  BILL SIMMONS  QUESTION* How can * De assured of good TV recep-  ywuiivn. tion?  ANSWER'   With proper installation  and antenna,  re-  mimiimi-   ception   can   _e  improved, immeasurably.:  For information on color or black and white  TV and expert service on radio and Hi-Fi*  call in ;at the shop ��� no obligation.  Nevens7 Television & Radio  Marine Drive, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2280  BILL PRICE  QUESTION:  What are the essentials  in handling long distance  freight and heavy equipment?  ANSWER:   ComP-���te reliability through years of experience by men who who know how . . .  , with up-to-date, well    maintained   .'equip-'  ;r. ;'���'��� Y       '7 meht.", .-'..  Cross-Country  contacts and  knowledge  of  . ,. >   .     u. *> Inter-provincial highway restrictions.  I &S Transport Ltd.  Sunshine Coast Highway, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2172  I  JACK MACLEOD  QUESTION:  How can I be sure of an  expert plumbing job?  ANSWER*   Years ��f experience and know-how in resi-  "   dential,. industrial and commercial plumbing; is your assurance of the best results  at���  '">   . u.  Sunshine Coast Highway,  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9533  p��S**^v;  BOB HEARD  LORRAINE KNAPMAN  QlffSTION" What is the best way to order flowers for  ' out of town?  ANSWER'   Lissi Land is the Place for a11 your flol^ai  MiMiibiv. reqUirements. As members of the Florist  Telegraph Delivery Association (F.T.D.)  we'll telegraph your floral orders to any  deliverable place in the world.  LissiLand Florists  GIBSONS, Gower Point Road ��� Ph. 886-9345  SECHELT, Cowrie St. ��� Ph. 885-9455  JIM DRUMMOND  QUESTION:  Is there such a great difference in the cost of  car insurance?      '  ANSWER" Tnere can be a verv sreat difference and  by consulting us on our Prudential Insurance Auto Rating Plan, we can help you  get better all-round  coverage.  J. H, G. (Jim) Drummond  INSURANCE AGENCY LTD.  Box 274, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-7751  GEORGE HILL  MIKE HOGAN  QUESTION" What is most important in a machine shop  AlKWn."    Precision down to the nth.  degree is the  him u Lit.    first and final requirement in every piece  of work that goes through our shop.  Hill's Machine Shop  & MARINE SHMCE  1��_6 Marine, GLbsras ��� Pk. 886-7721  V;xY\ s  HARRY SMITH  JOHN SMITH  QUESTION" Does  Jt Pav  t0  s-ore  and  overhaul  out-  boards during the winter season?  ANSWER"    A11  marine equipment should be serviced  HIW over the lay-up season  ... let us take  care of your outboard and boat now.  Smitfy's Boat Rentals  AND MARINA  Gibsons ��� Pk. 886-7711  JACK WARN  (DO) WORTMAN  Olfl__TiON" Why should I list my home with a local  uuMiivn. realtor?  ANSWER" The very fact the re--tor is local will en-  sure prompt, efficient personal sendee.  This applies equally in the sale or purchase of a home.  McMynn Realty & Insurance  1589 Marine, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2166 SUNSHINE COAST DIRECTORy  TWIN CREEK LiflMBH.  & BUILDING SUPPLIES Lfd.  Phone 886-2808.  Everything for your building  needs  Free Entimates .  6 MfURHAtE SERVICE  Box 65, Gibsons  Expert oil burner repair  service night or day  Phone  886-2468  885-2064  r  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERVICE Ltd.  Machine  Shop  Arc  &  Acty  Welding  Steel Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  Phone  886-7721  Res.  886-9956 ��� 886-9326  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER  Household Moving & Storage  Phone 886-2664 ��� R.R.1 Gibsons  PARKINSON'S HEATING Lfd.  .'.. Gibsons  ESSO OIL FURNACE  No Down Payment ���- Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  for Free Estimates call 886-2728  APPLIANCES  Radio, Appliance & TV Service  Live Better Electrically  GIBSONS EUCTRIC 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  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  RCA VICTOR  SALES & SERVICE  To all Makes  Phone  886-2280  SfM ELECTRIC Lfd.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  PQHNSUUTV  Servicing Giibsons, Sechelt,  Pender .Rarbpur.  Any make, including color  Phone collect for service  883-2430  Bill Peters  PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  (Formerly Rogers Plumbing)  on Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES  &  SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  TASELIASHOP  Ladies ��� Mens. ��� Childrens  Wear ��� Yard Goods ��� Wool  and Staples ��� Bedding  Linens Y  Dial 885-9331  Sechelt,. B.C.  I & S TRANSPORT Lfd.  Phone 886-2172  Dally Freight Service to  ..:7.Y -Vancouver ��� -:>-,��7  . Local pickup and delivery  service  Lowbed hauling  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS  886-2248  -   SECHELT TOWIIfG & SALVAGE  LTD.  SCOWS    ���    LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  JOHN HUD-SMITH  REFRIGERATION  &  MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Phone 886-2231  From 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Res. 886-9949  TIUICUM CHIMNEY SERVICE  Chimneys, Eaves and Drains  cleaned and repaired  Painting ���- Janitor Service  Gardening and Odd Jobs  R. BARCLAY  Sechelt 885-2094 ��� 885-2191  All Work Guaranteed  L & H SWANSON Ud.  Cement Gravel,        Back-toe &  Road Gravel, Loader Work  Sand & Fill  Septic Tanks & Drain Fields  Phone 885-9666  A. I RITCHEY  TRACTOR WORK  Clearing ��� Grading  Excavating ��� Bulldozing  Clearing  teeth  FOR RENTAL  Arches, Jacks, Pumps,  Air Compressor, Rock Drill,  Concrete vibrator  Phone  886-2040  Prompt Dependable  Service  Sensible Prices  WATCH REPAIRS  JEWELRY ^REPAIRS  };   Free Estimates'.. ���";* ;iY  MARINE MEN'S WEAR LTD.  Gibsons 886-2116  LAND SURVEYING  ROY & WAGENAAR  :       SURVEYS     Y  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  McPHEDRAN ELECTRIC Lfd.  Residential Y��� Commercial  Industrial Wiring     ,y  ELECTRICAL HEATING  SPECIALISTS  ���f  .Gibsons.��� 886-9689  Serving Port Mellon to  Pender Harbour  C & SCALES  For all your heating  requirements  Agents  for  ROCKGAS PROPANE  Also Oil Installations  Free estimates  FURNITURE  Phone 885-9713  0CEANSIDE FURNITURE  .CABINET SHOP  Custom   built   cabinetry  for  home and office  KITCHEN SPECIALISTS  R. BIRKIN ���;��� 886-2551  Beach Ave.,  Roberts  Creek  MURRAY'S GARDEN  & PET SUPPLIES  LANDSCAPING ��� PRUNING  Gower Point Road  ���' ���.. Box 190 ������ Gibsons  Phone 886-2919  SICOTTE BULLDOZING Lfd.  ��� ROAD BUILDING  ��� LAND CLEARING  ��� ROAD GRADING  Phone 886-2357  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  1 mile west of Gibsons on Hiway  Roomy Parking,   Plenty  of Water  Large recreation area  Bus passes park site  Phone 886-9826  THRIFTEE DRESS SHOP  "WHERE  FASHIONS  START"  Your Foremost Ladies Wear  Gibsons -���886-9543  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everythlhg "for' your building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  .aWWUlWUIHllUHUUlHUlHlHlUUUIHUlUlHIIUIUIUHtmiinimUh.  Photostats  ��� LEGAL DOCUMENTS  ��� TAX PAPERS  ��� LETTERS  ��� MEDICAL CERTIFICATES  and other required papers  can be copied by photostat  Coast News  Ph. 886-2622  ,iwmmnmm~mmmmmmmmmmw  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  DONALD   WILLIAM  WALKER  formerly of Roberts Creek, B.C.  DECEASED  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN  that Creditors and others, having claims against the Estate  of the above deceased are hereby required to send them to  the undersigned Executor at  the office of his Solicitor, H.  S. ROBINSON, 479 Lawrence  Avenue, Kelowna, B.C., before  the 17th day of May 1968, after  which date the Executor will  distribute the said Estate among  the parties entitled thereto having regard only td the claims  of which he then has notice.  GRANT ERBROOK DAVIS,  Executor,  By:  H.  S. ROBINSON,  4'"        Solicitor for the  : Executor.;  Litter pt resig  Music supervisor  Coast News, April 18, 1968.  In the following letter by Mr.  Klyne Headley, supervisor of  music for the school district, he  is critical of the lack of support by Mr. Gordon E,. Johnson,  district superintendent. Mr.  Headley's complete letter to  Mr. Peter WilsonV school board  secretary-treasurer, follows-:  Dear Mr.Wilson:  It is with regret that I tender.  my   resignation   as" Supervisor/  of Music for School District No.  46 (Sechelt)  effective June 28,  1968.  I wish to thank the Board  of Trustees for their support  of the imusic program which I  have attempted to establish in  the schools.    ,  I am deeply interested in and  also concerned about the future of music education and the  opportunities that can be provided for the children. I have  found the children most responsive in all of the schools and  their potential for learning and  achievement, through the discovery of their abilities and  skills, is unlimited. There is  .concrete evidence of. progress  which I should /like to discuss.  The following facts are offered  in support of my belief that  progress has been made.  I Progress Report  1. On June 11, 1965, I submitted to the District Superintendent and mailed a copy to the  Board of Trustees, a "Proposed  ���Program for Music TEducation  for the Sechelt School;.District  No. 46." I should like to state  .that most of the objective's  listed have been attained, I  should like to draw attention  to page 3, III, Summary   7  "Before a program of music  education    can   proceed, it  will be necessary to know  about policies and budgets.  May I please have a reaction  to  this  proposed  pro-  ... gram. "...,���, -������ ���. .7 ���...,.- 7.7; ,.~..  I received  no   answer,   comments, criticisms or suggestions  from Mr.  Gordon E.  Johnson,  District Superintendent, regard-,  ing this proposed program for  music education.  2. A balanced music education program includes general  music education for kindergarten through grade 12, choral  and instrumental music instruction. The band and orchestra  program was begun as well as  the choral program in the fall  of 1965 and some of the results  were seen at the first Festival  given in May, 1966. The general  music program which involves  the teaching of singing, the development of co-ordination, ear-  training and listening became  a major project. In-service  training for teachers, demonstrations by myself in the classrooms, district workshops and  many other means were employed to up-grade the teaching and co-ordinate work.  3. At considerable personal  expense, I took three research  courses at the University of  British Columbia, prepared a  Survey for the British Columbia Music Educators entitled  "The Status of Instrumental  Music Education in the Public  Schools in British Columbia."  (March 31, 1967.) This research  led to a continuation of studies  in Czechoslovakia and Hungary  where the most progressive  ideas and methods and teaching  material had been developed.  Progressive school districts in  most of the countries of the  western world, as well as the  far east and Russia, have been  effected by these contributions  in music education. In 1966 I  began .to introduce some of  these ideas into the schools of  this district and have continued  to make available to the teachers and children, the fruits of  my research. The results were  and are V easily seen through  observation within the classrooms "Where those ideas,have,  been put into effect.  4. The finest teaching aids,  niusic books and supplies have  been provided for every school.  5. The co-ordination, as well  as^the organization of the music  program, has required a considerable amount, of office wQfck  which" is unavoidable. In spite of  this, work that had to be done  was done. The monthly reports  to the District Superintendent  will show a considerable amount  of time. that I spent in the  schools in supervision, consul-  tatian, teaching, demonstrating  and in conference with the  principals. I have these reports  to substantiate this statement  for the Board of Trustees upon  its request.  I make this offer so that I  may refute, with facts, statements consistently made by the  District Superintendent that too  much of my time was spent  in administration and not  enough time was spent in the  schools.  6. A second Festival was presented in May, 1967. The junior  band appeared in concert with  Dave Robbins' orchestra from  CBC and a massed choir from  the schools also participated.  The quality of their performance is a matter of record.  7. During this school year a  document concerned-" with analysis of the duties and responsibilities that I assumed and  carried out as Supervisor of  Music was made available to  each member of the Board and  also to the District Superintendent. A preview of this report  Will show the complexity of my  position; and the amount of time  required to carry out all of  the duties., outlined in. this document. This position was not one  that could be filled in a seven  or eight hour day but has required work throughout the day  and the evening seven days a  week over the past three years.  II. Obstacles to Progress  1. With one exception, Mr.  Gordon Johnson, District Superintendent of Schools, has failed  to support me in my efforts  to establish and develop a  music education program in the  schools. The exception came  about because of a petition  signed by over a hundred parents who requested more school  time for the teaching of instrumental music. The first report that Mr. Johnson prepared  and submitted to me, the  School Trustees and .the Department of Education in Victoria, was the first poor report I have received during my  37 years of teaching. I have  in my possession the confidential reports of college presidents and '" superintendents of  schools covering a period between 1928 and 1965 which I  am prepared to offer to the  Board of School Trustees for  examination. All of these reports are positive and enthusiastic in reference to me and  my work. It seems very strange  that in this} school district that  there should be such a drastic  change in my abilities and work  as was suggested in Mr. Johnson's first report in May, 1966.  Since my coming to this district, and the beginning of my  work in 1965 until the present  time, Mr. Johson has not once  been in my classroom where  I was teaching, demonstrating  for the teachers or in any other  manner carryng out my work  in the schools. Mr. Johnson's  report was based upon the  opinion of others rather than  from actual knowledge gained  from his own observations. If  an inspector is charged with  the responsibility of giving an  actual and factual report, it  would seem most unfair to gain  these impressions second hand  and also with very limited information.  2. The instrumental music  program which got off to a  good start in 1965, was discouraged by Mr. Johnson and,  in many cases, supported by  the principals af the elementary schools. In spite of the  phenomenal (growth of instrumental music education in this  province, and the high degree  of success of instrumental  music education in the Powell  River District, ' Mr. Johnson  continuously tried to limit the  band and orchestra program  here. This was done, particularly in the school- *year-" 1&66-  .1967,..by,an order to the effect  that    general    music must be  ins  programmed first. This forced  the principals and myself, to  schedule band instrument instruction for 20 to 30 minutes  at the end of the school day,  once a week. Mr. Robert Williams, who was employed in  September, 1967, was unable  under this program to. teach  satisfactorily ���- hence the petition for more instructional time  mentioned above. This condition  steriously set back the band  program which led to public  criticism. When the critics of  the music program were most  vocal Mr. Johnson was quoted  in the press as saying that the  music program was "not very  good but he hoped that it would  get better. This is hardly the  kind of support that would give  confidence to me, Ma:.. Williams,  the schools or the public.  3. On February 7, 1968 a letter from Mr. Johnson to me  discussed the music program  and his personal opinions as  well as those shared by some  members of the Board of School  Trustees regarding the question of whether or* hot there  should be a supervisor of music  for this district. Mr.. Johnson,  in -this letter, stated that he  believed that there should be  a supervisor of music to plan  and co-ordinate the music program.  On Monday, March 25^ 1968,  Mr. Johnson informed me that  he, was recommending to the  Board of Trustees that the position of supervisor of music  should be abolished. Again, in  a little over a month, Mr. Johnson has reversed his position.  He gave as his reasons criticisms from some principals and  teachers. I should like to repeat, that without first hand  knowledge, through direct observation within the classrooms,  that this is a questionable procedure to follow. I have urged  Mr. Johnson to accompany me  and see for himself the progress  that the children are making  within, the classrooms of our  schools. He agreed that this  was a good idea but never followed through.  III. Summary  This lengthy letter has been  carefully and thoughtfully prepared so that the School Trustees may be motivated to consider all sides of this problem  ��� namely the future of music  education in this district. It is  impossible for any member of  the teaching or administrative  staff to do his best work without support, without confidence  and in .the face of certain pressures that inevitably grow out  of the kinds of relationships  and situations created by Mr.  Gordon Johnson. The unrest,  the open criticism by some of  the principals of Mr. Johnson  are well known. My purpose in  making these statements is to  help, not hinder, the correction  of a critical and dangerous  situation that has developed  within our schools.  I should like to conclude with  the sincere hope that this  School District may solve its  problems for the sake of the  children who deserve the best.  Respectfully submitted,  H. KLYNE HEADLEY  CMEDIT 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.  Pb- 885 9551  WAKTED  Used furniture or what  have you  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  AL'S USED FURNITURE  Gibsons ��� 886-28121 8      Coast News, April 18, 1968.  ANDY   CIPf  'nvi  Mr. Trudeau is the new head of  state,  A lot of people think he's really  great Y;  Some say as Prime Minister  He may be a bit sinister,  At any rate it's too late, we'll  just wait.  ���e:m.e.f.  LEGION  BINGO  THURSDAY  April 18  8 p.m. Sharp  NO GAMES LESS THAN $10  20fh GAME - 54 calls $100  55 calls $75  over 55, $50  When Eric Hedman, Surrey  ; salesman 'was lost when his  sport fishing boat overturned  in water between Gower Point  and Bowen Island, Gibsons  RCMP were called out Saturday to help search for his. body.  Sunday an air-sea search took-  over but so far his body has  not been located. Hedman was  in a boat with three others,  his wife and Mr. and Mrs. John  Bergens. A line'tangled on the  boat's prbpellor and when efforts were made to clear it,  the boat overturned. Other  boats saved Mr. Hedman's wife  and the Bergens.  PAINTING TENDER  The Tender for painting Municipal Centre buildings has been  awarded to L. O. Hunter by  Gibsons council. This would  call for the painting of the  Municipal hall and Library beneath and the Health Centre,  for a total of $935.  A miniature radar trap that  can ;be 7 heldi in the^hand arid  ��ifi|_ti'%|like ;|i |g'un ;^a�� 'speeding  driversyhas T_ eeri developed in  Britain. It could easily be used  by a policeman, or equally hidden under a policewoman's  jacket. ���  Coast News  Phone 886-2622  I  GIBSON COACH  LTD.  Vacationer  Travel Trailers  NOW ON DISPLAY  Cemetery Road ���Gibsons  Phone S86-7051  These bills were passed UIC problems  New Phone Number  PLEASE  CHANGE YOUR  PHONE  DIRECTORY:  EWART McMYNN REALTY  Now 886-2248  also Dr. DECKER, Optometrist  By Hon. ISABEL DAWSON  Of the many bills that passed  through the legislature, the following are some of the more  important ones:  1. The Workmen's Compensation Act, which with several  amendments, has greatly increased the scope of the Act  and, I believe, has provided a  much, more favorable attitude  to the compensationable worker.  2. Bill 33, with its amendment  allowing only the legislature to  remove the chairman or commissioners from the mediation  commission. Once more, in regard to Bill 33, I would like to  point out that while binding arbitration set out in sections 18  and 1<9 is objected to in some-  quarters, it should be observed  that binding arbitration has existed in this and other jurisdictions for many years. Recourse  to binding, arbitration will only  be taken when all other possible solutions have been exhausted and a lock-out or strike  would, or is of such serious im-  pact on society generally, that  it is essential that anTearly set-  . .lenient be found.  3. An act to amend the Regional Districts Hospital act.  4. An act to amend the Public  Schools Act.  5. An act transferring the  British Columbia Ferries to the  Department of Highways.  6. An amendment to the Credit Union Act.  7. An amendment to the Protection of Children Act.  8. An amendment to the  Teachers' Pension act. ^  9. The $1,000 Home Acquisition grant for new construction.  10. Increase of the Home Own  ers Grant from $120 to $130.  11. The amendment to the  Forest Act.  12. The amendment to the Pollution Control act.  I have found��������� this to be an  interesting and instructive session an_i feel I have broadened  my knowledge of parliamentary  affairs considerably. Once again  I would like to thank the people of my area for the opportunity of representing you in  Victoria. I shall continue to  have your interests at heart.  During the next few weeks, I  shall have the opportunity of  meeting many of you again. I  look forward to the occasion.  Q. "I put in a claim for Unemployment Insurance benefit,  and for the first week they  have not sent me my money.  What can I do? It is the first  time I am unemployed."  When you have a car accident, there is a certain amount  deductible from claims and riot  met under the insurance. It is  the same with unemployment  insurance. For the first week,  or waiting period, of your initial  claim no benefit is normally  payable. If however you re-  qualify for continuing benefit on  a subsequent claim, the waiting period,is liable to be waived.  Your questions too can be referred to this feature for reply.  EASTER  HOLIDAY  __.  Friday. April 19  8 p.m.  $10 MINIMUM  Membership Prize  Good Neighbors  Plus Special Prizes  CHANCE FOR $300  SECHELT NATIVE HALL  (Totem Club)  Instal worthy matron  y.rA...'S.."\  mtmttHHmtim  Standing  back off  every  Agents for  MARKEL  ^  ^  REMODELLING or REBUILDING!  Use the B.C. Hydro Finance Plan  ���Add the cost of electrical work  to your light bill.  Up to five years to pay  McPhedran Electric  ���:WS%5*..:cy*  The Order of Eastern Star  meeting Thursday took on a  festive air with a Scottish flavor when Mrs. Emily Quigley,  a MacLeod, was installed as  worthy matron for the year.  Taking her position at the head  of the chapter, Mrs. Quigley  was charming in a floor length  own cut on princess lines with  which she: carried pink roses.  Mrs.    Ruth    Mcintosh,    PM,  Grace Chapter 29, Powell River,  installing officer, was ably assisted   by  Mrs.   Kay  Franske,  PM, acting marshal!. The new  officers are Robert Quigley PP,  Worthy Patron;   associate  matron, Mrs.  Alice Hough;   associate patron,  Chris Wood,  and  Mesdames Gladys Booker, conductress; Lorrie Bryson, associate conductress; Ruth Harrison,  treasurer; Doris Aitchison, PM,  chaplain;   Margaret   Trueman,  marshall; Evelyn Hayes, organ-  ist;    Doreen   Stewart,    Wilma  Morrison, Phyllis Pearson, Caryl Cameron and Dorothy Parsons, star points; Bessie Clark,  warder;  W. F. dark, sentinel.  Past Matrons taking part in  the   colorful   rites   were   Mesdames   Phyllis   Parker,   Doris  Drummond,  Zoe Eades,  grand  chaplain;   Bessie  Shaw,   Grace   '  Cumming, Margaret Swan, Bea  Rankin,   Mrs.   Caryl  Cameron.  Also E. J. Shaw and J. Wardil.   '  The session which marked a   '  first for Mrs. Quigley, was the  last of a busy year for the retiring matron, Mrs. Kay Franske,   whose   farewell   address,  while outlining the activities and  : successes of the past year, gave  credit to her officers and members for their support. She was  presented with red roses by her  retiring   officers,   accompanied  by  verses   written  for her by  Mrs1. Grace Cumming. They also  ; gave her a gift. ���'���-  ���Her past matron's pin was  presented to her by her husband, Vic Franske. Mrs. Shaw  presented Ted Shaw with his  " past patron's pin. Mrs. Shaw  also sang a solo during the  evening.  The banquet room lacked only  ; the bagpipes. Heather was used  in the flor,al arrangements, tartans and highland dancers graced the tables and haggis was  the piece de resistance. More  than 80 members and guests attended, including Mrs. Florence  Struthers, PGM.  MinuiuiMuuiniMmiiuMffl  RETARDED MEETING  A meeting of the Retarded  Children's association will be  held April 23 at 8 p.m. in the  Sechelt Elementary School library and those interested are  invited to join the meeting.  GREAT NEW  ��1-1(19  -AL'lU���i  CHAIN SAW  Weighs only 11 lbs. less bar and chain. Come in and try  its�� Easy-Pull starter. See how easily it pulls, how fast  it starts. Test its extra power ������ see how it cuts 15"  hardwood in 15 seconds. Bigger fuel tank and new narrow  bar, too. Try this great new chain saw.  Chain Saw Centre \S  Cowrie St., Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9626 u  CENT  Rexall  SALE  KRUSE DRUG STORES Starts April 18  Ends April 27  Gibsons        # Sechelt  (CHECK YOUR FLYER M THE HAIL FOR PRICES)

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