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 Provincial Library,  Victoria,  B.  C. -  SERVING   THE   GROWING   SUNSHINE   COAST  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Phone  Volume 21Y  Number 11, March 14. 1968.  10c per copy  v  council proposal  outlined to Kiwanis club  Explanation of the proposed  community council which is to  cover the Sunshine Coast Re-  J gibhal7 District was presented  last Thursday night at a meeting of the Kiwanis cjub of Giibsons.-;:; ,--;  Mr, B. C. MacKenzie, special  counsellor at Elphinstone school  and Mike Blaney, supporters of  the formation of the ccfuncil outlined what the council -would  mean,in the area.  The community council would  be a co-ordinating body with no  powers other than that delegated to it by its member groups.  It would bring together diverse  groups to make possible a look  at the total community, its  needs and its resurces. It would  also provide a more intelligent  method of setting up priorities  in filling community needs. It  would also eliminate duplication of services and free energy sources for tackling problems which are not being handled adequately and act as a  useful bridge between citizens  and elected officials. It would  also be of use to elected offi:  cias to supply important information to elected bodies and  help out in decisions.  It is the intention of supporters 7otf the council plan to approach the Regional District  board for its support. It asked  for Kiwanis club support. This  would have to await the meetingyot Kiwanis trustees before  a decision can be made.  Mr;Y MacKenzie discussed a  pb^t^whi(^{^uld;bear qn^the  control of -s_U2h^sfrpia_:: moves as  the^hippies aind he suggested  that perhaps they could be directed; by obtaining informed  views vwhich could set boundaries and limits on such. He referred to people who when desiring to get a change in laws set  themselves out to break such  laws. Such problems, could be  studied and the result presented to higher authorities.  The proposed council would  have as its chairman a director  from the Regional district board  There would be directors ap-  . pointed by the community council covering the various aspects  of social life and these directors would set up a cross-communication which would be the  sounding board for the organization.  Once organized, experts could  be called in to make a co-ordin-,  ated   approach   to   a   study  in  depth of the community and in-.  terpret its findings and evaluate projects. It was anticipated  that the study would be subsidized through -government  sources.  The background for this community council starts with the  school board educational meeting on drop-outs which was attended by about 125 persons on  the evening of Nov. 27. At this  meeting a committee of 28 was  formed and later a smaller subcommittee to further the discussion in a general way. As a  result of a discussion at a  school board meeting with Mr.  Henry Rosenthal of UBC who  is working on foundation project in the fields of rural education, the drop-out sub-committee veered into the larger concept of the community, council.  Sechelt to use Regional  g inspector  Sechelt's municipal council  has decided to use Mr. F. A.  Reyfourn, the Regional District  building inspector as Sechelt's  (building inspector.  Arrangements have been  made with the Regional board  on the basis of a fee rate of $100  for the rest of this year for 10  houses and a fee of $10 per  house over the $100 for further  new construction. A bylaw will  be prepared to cover this.  Mrs. Lee Redman, former  May Day celebration chairman  wrote council in which she offered constructive c"r i t i cism  such as making the May Queen  the chief event and omit the use  of concession games and noise  until the May Queen observances were completed. She stated  she was hot alone in her opinion and suggested that council  should be interested in seeing  that children were featured in  the yMay. Day celebratio��Y She  addedii that if: she .could heiprthe  May Day committee she would  be quite willing. Council decided a copy of the letter would be  sent to Ted Farewell of the Sechelt Lions club.  A letter from Mrs. Gladys  Clarke regarding the 30 mph  speed tin-it on East Porpoise  Bay road which she maintained was a menace to children  playing in that area will be dic-  cussed with the RCMP. Only  recently it was decided with  RCMP consent that the general  speed limit in the entire village  area be 30 mph.  Mr. Laurence Evans complain  ed to council by letter that a  highway culvert overflow was  flooding his property and he  could get- rib satisfaction from  the roads department. A copy  of his letter will go to roads department officials.  Council gave an OK to Ted  Osborne's request for the enlargement of. his water lot on  Porpoise Bay in vicinity of the  wharf. As the village had a reserve for lands and recreation  purposes in the area he had to  obtain permission through council. It was reported that he  plans a marina in the area. The,  department of lands will be informed council has no objection  to the enlargement of the lease.  A letter frorii a -cable TV organization seeking a peiTOit to  explore ;the area to see -what  commercial aspect it had fori it  drew the question from Councillor Morgan Thompson as to why  it ;did7not come bfefbre-: cbtmcil.;  Clerk Ted Rayner ' explained  that as Gibsons council had applied to legal counsel to see just  where council stood in the matter, the letter had been held in  abeyance until the matter had  been clarified toy 'Gibsons council. Chairman William Swain  added that it was as much his  fault as it was the clerk's that  it was not placed before council on arrival. The point which  has to be decided is whether  a license for such work is.necessary.  VISITORS DAY at Langdale School Thursday afternoon,  saw a.  large number of parents in attendance to see just what their children were doing at school. It was held a>s part of the school's observation of Education Week.  College vote result  saw it pass in North  districts will be found  district by a vote of  Sewers big problem  Editorial comment on the result which  and West Vancouver and Howe Sound school  bn Page Two. It was'defeated in this school  831 against and 466 in favor.  i     . ' - '  Nelson Island  Egmont  Garden Bay  Madeira Park   ���.  Halfmoon Bay  West Sechelt Y  .'   Sechelt  :^-c/:-^mav]E^rki-7;;.:.; 7Y,,::..-Y   Y'.; ;>,,,^  ;_.;  Y    Davis Bay ' ' -ryy.ry--' . ��� ������'-:���.  Roberts Creek ���  Elphinstone School  School Board office  Langdale  Port Mellon  Gambier Island  Bowen Island  TOTAL  Sunshine Coast gets  miles of advertising  YES  NO  1  5  14  7  16  32  54  53  6  42  18  40  49  145  19  v. ���'.-.,47  "'.:247;;.--  ���Y-7-'62  48  79  71  128  106  228  19  27  10  ��� 8  2 ..  9  ��  19  466  931  MR. F. KIRKHAM  A bridge, party Wednesday of  last week honored Mr. F. Kirk-  ham, of Reid Road, Giibsons, on  his 94th birthday. There were  16 guests making four bridge  tables. A birthday cake was cut  and Mr. Kirkham, spry at 94,  reminisced a bit during teatime  Among: those present were  Miss M. Kirkham and Mrs. U.  Cowan from Vancouver; Mr.  and Mrs. J. Atkinson, Mr. and  Mrs. F. Hicks, Mr. and Mrs.  L. Reid; Mr. and Mrs. M. Fromager, Mr. and Mrs. A. Whiting, Mrs. M. McVicar, Mrs. I.  St. Drais, Mrs. G. Davis- and',  Mrs. D. Hanson.  If Squamish area cannot obtain a sewer system it will have  to go without a provincial Union  Board of Health, office. The problem came before last week's  meeting of Coast-'Garibaldi Union Board of Health, attended by  Gibsons and Sechelt representatives along with others from  Powell River to Squamish.  No permit can be issued for  a septic tank setup there owing  to the present regulations which  will, not allow septic tank construction owing to the water  conditions not being suitable for  septic tank and tile field disposal- ,  Squamish has applied for provincial government financing  without success. Mr. W. Kennedy, Squamish, said Squamish  had gone to Victoria and out-  1'ned -ts program which entails  the sale of bonds in which Squamish hopes to be able to get  some government assistance}  The board of health decided to  continue its support of the Squamish effort to get a sewer system.  fflmMW\mnHW\_iMranmwrattiMni!immii��i��iii��nunr.  MORE NEW HOMES  R. A. Whiting of Giibsons obtained a building permit through  council for construction of a  fourplex dwelling on Trueman  road opposite Gibsons United  Church. The cost will be $25,000.  M. and K. R. Bjornson were  granted a permit for a $12,000  home to be built on Stewart  road. ....;���������.  Gibsons   municipal   clerk   attended as alternate representative replacing    Councillor    Ken  Goddard for that meeting. Charles Gooding, Sunshine. Coast Regional District clerk asked for  representation on the board for  the   Regional   District.   It   was  argued that with other Regional  Districts cropping up it will be  necessary  to  include  them   in  the Union Board of Health. As  a result the Sunshine Coast and  Powell River Regional districts  will have representatives on the  board. It was also decided that  alternative   delegates   from all  organizations would have voting  powers when they attend meetings as atemates.  Subject to discussions with  school principals and .counsellors, the health department  must consider education in the  field of drug taking. Councillor  Adele deLange of Sechelt, asked the board to investigate a  report that the Indian band on  Sechelt reserve were planning  a trailer court on beach property. She questioned the sanitation  effects. Dr. P. J. Reynolds,  health unit secretary, said the  board had no jurisdiction over  Indian -lands but that he would  take up the matter with other  authorities.  A family life education program will be carried out in  schools for grade eight pupils  with the possibility of grade seven being considered. Today's  youngsters were getting considerable information: on sex, alcoholism, V.D. and drug addiction through the various news  media.  With, the resumption of the  Ferry service, the road from  Langdale to Pender Harbour is  once more a hustling highway  and prominent in the coastal  traffic is the movement of 12  Sechelt Motor Transport buses  with their Sunshine Coast banner emblazoned prominently on  the side of each vehicle.  According to George Hopkins,  operating manager of SMT,.the  loss of revenue from more than  2,200 passengers and freight  from the tie up will be heavy.  Fortunately through , the foresight of the operating manager,  five of the buses held up on the  other side were put to good1 use  on short run private charter.  When questioned on the feasibility of a strike shuffle service  between Sechelt and Gibsons to  link with water taxi service from  Horseshoe Bay, Mr. Hopkins  stated the SMT schedule was  not set up for local operation  and to attempt to link up with  the' indeterminate arrivals and  departures of the water taxis  would be at best a helter-skelter  arrangement with no proper  schedule to work to.  Now. that  the  regular  ferry  yiiuiu(mimiiu\iirainMraittuiRiiiuinnuniuiiu\iiraramiiiuu  FERRY WORKERS TO MEET  B.C. Ferry Authority unlicensed workers will hold a  meeting Tuesday, March 19 in  Union Hall, Wyngaert Road at  the highway starting at 8 p.m.  This will be a general meeting  and the first since the strike  was settled.  ftiu\ranrauMmimiMMi\miminniimTOUununi\nniraiw  service is restored and the Powell River to Vancouver buses  are back on their regular runs  the operating manager recalled  the first through run in January, 1955 shortly after the completion of the Sunshine Coast  highway. He was the driver of  that initial scheduled run.  A look over the company's  operating log from 1964 to 1967  discloses the following figures:  Total number of miles, 1,231,678  charter miles, 544,018; charter  miles in U.S.A., 304,679; chartered trips 601; chartered trips  to U.S.A., 173; passengers car-  riel 270,928; charter passengers  19,232.  It is particularly interesting to  note the scope and extent of the  SMT charter business with trips  ranging from Vancouver to Alaska, Montreal, New York, Miami and the Mexico border. Major cities travelled to by the  SMT were Fairbanks, Prince  Rupert, Prince George, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa,  New York, Chicago, St. Paul,  Minneapolis, Bismark, Seattle,  Portland, Sacramento, San Fran  Cisco, Los Angeles, San Diego,  Tijuana, Reno, Las Vegas, Salt  Lake City, Grand Canyon, Phoenix, Cheyenne, Laramie, Nogal-  es, El Paso, San Antonio, Huston, Baton Rouge, New Orleans,  Tallahassee, St. Petersburg, Miami and Key West.  Four of the company's drivers, Gordon Foster, Don Ros-  ner, Al Williams and Dick Gray  are on charter trips practically  75% of their time. George Hopkins recalls Jim Davidson piloted the first SMT bus on charter  to the States in 1063.  There was a young lady so cool,  Who wanted a Regional School,  From Sechelt she ran  To live in West Van,  And lived in an old _swimming  pool.  The flower children living 'neath  Grouse  Really got,wet with no roof nor  "a house.    Y  The hippie' s&id sadly  -I really feel badly.  Did you have to souse the louse  on my blouse?  I've dot sudge a code in by head  I almost wish I were dead,  My does she does run,  Dothing is fun;  Duff said, I am beading for bed  -'���    - 7'""'M.f.;  There was a young lady named  Maude  Who  at meals  was  a  terrible  fraud.  She never was able  To eat at the table,  But out in the pantry ��� Oh  Lord!  ���MSL (Vancouver)  Kiwanis continue  search for land  Gibsons Kiwanis club members are continuing their investigations into a senior citizens project and have been in  touch with the lands department in Victoria concerning a  parcel of land and also with  the Central Mortgage and  Housing corporation to see  what it can do.  This was revealed at last  Thursday night's dinner meeting of the club at Cedars Inn  when under the chairmanship  of Ron McPhedran, . William  Laing reported on the senior  citizen committee efforts to  date.  Ray Chamberlin stressed that  the club should have some project behind the annual boat  raffle which the club holds and  asked the club to consider  something along this line to  back up the sale of tickets. ;  Continued efforts are under  way to assist the Scout movement in the area and a report  to this effect was made stressing some possible financial  aid.  The club's $200 bursary for  use in some other educational  field than university was announced and applications from  students will be received up to  April 1.  DENTIST  BURGLARIZED  Sometime during Wednesday  night of last week the dentist  office at Sunnycrest Plaza was  broken into and cash to the  amount of $245 plus $173 in  cheques was reported stolen.  As far as can be ascertained  nothing else was taken. RCMP  are investigating. 2     Coast News, March, 14, 1968.  Iff!  A wav of life  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. v  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 ihonths. United  States and foreign, $4.50 per year. Y  'uuuuiuiHWiuiM^  The college plebiscite  The result of the Thursday plebiscite on the regional college  will please some people and leave others with a feeling of disappointment; ; ���  Reasons for the defeat are many. The chief could-foe hasty preparation coupled ^^^^ climate abetted by misconceptions. Even this could be modified based on the. results froih  the other three school districts which were more than 60 percent in  favor. There were also complaints of the lack of-information in  those three school .districts but it was not apparently judged so  by the 60 or more percent in favor.   >.  ��� The^Co^st News has no intention of retreating from its editorial stand Of last week ��� that we can afford to pay for the college.  What would be an interesting; action and an illuminating sidelight  on how' some people think, wotild be to ask them for some reaction  on the fact that for every dollar spent on alcoholic beverages in  this area the provincial and federal governments take about 70  cents of that dollar in the form of taxation. There would not appear" to be any noticeable, demurring. Perhaps the answer would  toe ��� so what! 7 .  .:... Do not get the idea the Coast News has any fight with the liquor interests or the average imbiber. The intention of this editorial is to point out how money is used and could be used. When  one stops to consider that close to one million dollars will be absorbed in the use of various alcoholic beverages during 1968 in this  Sunshine Coast territory, through two liquor stores and liquor consuming outlets we have, give further consideration to the fact  that about $700,000 of that will ibe a tax.   ,  ��� -Census figures reveal that there are approximately 2626 individuals on the Sunshine Coast up to the age of 19 and in the 20 to  54 class there are 2807. In the 55 and over class there are 1775. ,  Therefore the Coast News draws to the attention of the middle-  age group something which has apparently been overlooked:  In the August 10 issue of last year the Coast News printed a  school board advertisement with a black heading reading Voters'  List. This advertisement explained that registered owners and.  qualified persons other than property owners who are tenants in  occupation" of real property within the school district, if not on the  Voters' List could.have their names included. This also applies to  corporations. It was also explained that no names would be carried forward without a renewed application.  If one desired to make a wild guess at the number of such  electors who are on the Voters' List please do not go beyand 20  covering Gibsons, Sechelt and the school district lists. If one would  like to check with Mrs. Joan Rigby, the returning officer as to the  number that should have been on the Voters' List she would no  doubt suggest quite a large number. Her.-telephone was buzzing  all day Thursday with tenant elector inquiries from people not ori  the list.  Perhaps the result of Thursday's plebiscite, vote will .awaken  them to the fact they have the right to vojte providing they follow  required procedure ��� get their names on the list. Any moral to  be taken on this we leave to tenant electors who have quite a number of children attending our schools.  ��� * ml  The mainland shore" of West  Howe Sound welcomes ..the visitor at night with a galaiyYof  colbredV lights outlining- homes  from   Georgia  View  at   its  en-  cabin, just as the mode is today, but only a 9-HP gasoline  engine. 7 The operation of :this  cruiser was, in the hands of  the son,  William  Collister, and  trance, to     Langdale     Heights  ^he didn't have to use a press-  above the ferry terminal.' Not  long ago, along this 7 shore a  few oil lamps dimly pierced the  blanket of the dark above the  three,"unlit landings. That gives  rise to the query as to what  brought here the owners of  these homes, with money in  their pockets and clothes on  their backs.-  The first white pioneers who  bit out their homesites 'from  the fores't are now dead, but  from the Gibsons Story, they  sought a.kind of freedom, and  a way of life, and while none  of them, became even well-to-  do in this \yorld's goods, they  led a full and colorful life in  surroundings of their own makr  ��� ing. ���'*:::-'���  \n the last 20 years the writer had some part in establishing their successors in this  Land��of Goshen, .and has listened to these newcomers of all  walks of life, from the newest  of New Canadians to distinguished American doctors and  professors. .  *        #       *  The common factor extracted  from their vastly interesting  stories is they too sought a  way of life, in a land, to them,  beyond the sunset, where one  doesn't have to wear a, collar,  literally or metaphorically.  That leads to the personal question, What brought. you here.  I came in by the back door,  on special invitation, and this  is the story.  My fathei was Hudson's Bay  Company manager in Vancouver in the early '90's, and later  HBC manager in Victoria. When  we lived in the Westend of Vancouver, round the corner from  us, near where that lofty blue  tower now rises Jon Robson  Street, lived the Loutit family,  Mr. Loutit and my parents all  being from the Orkney Islands.  When we moved to Victoria,  across the Gorge Road from  us lived the Colliste'rs. Mr. Collister was manager of the Albion Iron Works there and was  eventually moved to its Vancouver plant. I was away from  British Columbia for 10 years,  and when I got back to Vancouver late in 1914, that city  had enjoyed a wonderful boom,  and this new wealth brought  the first motor boats. Mr. Collister owned one of them, the  Elaolite, a, 35-fpoter, which had  comfortable accommodation for  eight with galley,     toilet    and  Point of law  gang to raise his crew, for  there were plenty of young fellows who were only too glad  to help out with the care and  maintenance.  * * ���  At that time the Vancouver  Yacht Club had its pavilion  and floats on the Stanley Park  shore of Coal Harbor, and its  sail and motor craft were pul-'  led up for the winter in cradles  along the shore. Everybody  knew everybody in Vancouver  in those days and many of the  leading business men, doctors  and lawyers were yachtsmen.  As a newly fledged and newly arrived lawyer, I marvelled  at what happened to these dignified   seh:ors   when   they   got  into working clothes  and  "suffered a sea change, into some-  . thing rich and strange," for'in  those   days   it was very   much  a case of do it yourself. When  the    days    began to lengthen,  Sunday    saw    this    Vancouver  yachting fraternity busy getting  their respective craft ready for  the   24th   of   May,   the   official  opening     day     of  the  season.  Elaolite had her  spring makeup applied by as deft a set of  face-lifters   as   there  was,   but,  as the lowest of the lower deck,  I drew the dirty but necessary  job of copper-painting her bottom. ��� _..  Elaolite, resplendent alow and  aloft  set  out  with  a  full crew  for  Howe   Sound   for   the   1915  Victoria Day week-end. We anchored for the night just around  Hood Point, in the bay where  the Rotary   Club   now has   its  cottages. For me, it was a return to Paradise, to smell again  the   haunting   perfume,  of   the  British Columbia spring, and to  pick up a tommy cod at every  throw   of   the  line,   after   long  years, in exile.  *.'..*���    *  The" next day we cruised leisurely  up one   side   and  down  the   other   of   the   Sound,   and  in   the  afternoon  we   came   to  a land where it seemed always  to be  afternoon.  We  had been  talking about boyhood days  in  Victoria, where the 24th of May  heralded the start of the swimming  season' in     the     Gorge.  Somebody said, "What's wrong  with this place?", so we shoved the Elaolite's bow up on a  silver  beach  and  in  we went,  and found that we could forget  Victoria  and her  Gorge.  The   only   sign   of  habitation  COAST NEWS  20 YEARS AGO  Gibsons Cemetery board reports burial costs for burying  indigents are out of line. It  costs $15 to dig the grave which  added to other costs leaves $5  as. the undertaker's fee which  is regarded as too little.  St. Mary's Hospital at Pender Harbor has announced it  will increase its daily rate to  $6 owing to increased costs  William Faulkner and Lloyd  Davis were named chairman  and secretary of the Pender  Harbor section of the Sechelt  Peninsula   Board   of  Trade.  George Hill was elected president of the newly formed Gibsons Liberal association with  E. Bingley as secretary-treasurer, T. R. Godfrey, T. Davey,  A. C. Hill, L. Speck, C. Gray,  H. Reichelt and L. R. Peterson   as   the   executive   officers.  10 YEARS AGO  Marching Mothers organized  by the Kinsmen clubs of Gibsons and Sechelt collected $2,-  000 for the polio fund.  Dick McKibbin retired as  chairman of Gibsons Library  board.  Sechelt Rod and Gun members have installed a new trap  for   firing   clay  pigeons.  Forty-five members attended  the annual Legion meeting at  Sechelt when    Charles    Brook-  man  was  elected president.  The congregation of Gibsons  Memorial United church have  decided on seeing what can be  done about a new church.  A meeting has been called  for the purpose of organizing  old age pensioners of the area.  ELECTORAL   MAPS  A free nine-page folder listing  the new federal electoral maps  of Canada is now available from  the map distribution* office of  the department of energy, mines  and resources, 615 Booth Street,  Ottawa.  The new maps have been pub-  ished by the department's surveys and mapping branch under  authority of the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act, passed in 1964, and show the new  boundary lines that have been  drawn as a result of the population shifts revealed by the 1961  census.  With one exception all the  maps listed may be purchased  for 50 cents each. The exception  is a large map of Canada, rough .  ly three-and-a-half feet by five  feet, which shows all the federal electoral districts on the one  sheet. This is priced at $1.00.  Cheques or money orders for  these maps, the folder states,  should be made payable to the  Receiver General of Canada.  (By a Practicing Lawyer)  Copyright applied for  The stormy seas of matrimony     have     cast  up  on  our  shores several enquiries concerning what, if anything, an  unhappy spouse can sue for in  a divorce action, in addition to  the divorce itself.  There are several remedies  that can be sued for together  ��� in suitable cases. This  article will assume that the  suits described are contested  and successful. A wife usually  sues for a divorce, interim alimony, permanent alimony, security for costs, custody of  children and the costs of the  action against the  husband.  If the wife applies at the  start of the action, she may be  awarded a sum by way of interim alimony, interim, till the  trial, to maintain herself and  any children. Permanent alimony will usually be provided  for at the trial. The wife may  apply at the outset for an order forcing the husband tp pay  into court a sum of money to  secure the costs of the law, suit.  This would be about $375 plus  . about $50 for expenses paid for  such items as court registry  fees, court recorder, process  servers, etc. plus the fees Of  the private investigators. The  $375 which she is (with the  other items) entitled to collect  from her husband should be  enough to cover her lawyer's  fees. ;  The husband usually sues for  a   divorce  and  costs  and only  occasionally, damages against  the other man. The male defendant would normally be ordered to pay the costs ��� as  above, but only if the husband  can prove the male defendant  knew the wife to be a married  woman at the time of the commission of the act of adultery.  Damages in any sum of money  (according to^ the value of the  wife as such) may be awarded  the husband against the male  defendant in cases where there  has been an enticement and  alienation of affections. The  wife usually obtains custody of  the children even though she is  the guilty party (unless she is  leading a grossly immoral life)  and the husband usually receives visiting privileges.  If the plaintiff has himself  or herself been guilty of adultery, he or she must also claim  that the judge exercise his discretion i.e. not refuse the divorce for that reason, as the  judge has the power to do. The  plaintiff's adultery need not be  disclosed in any of the documents served on the defendants,  nor need it be disclosed in the  plaintiff's evidence at the trial  but 'full particulars must-be set  out in a statement placed in a  sealed envelope which is for  the judge's eyes alone. At the  trial the statement will be read  by the judge who may, depending on the circumstances, cause  it to be delivered to the opposite party, or ��� as is more  usual ��� simply exercise his  d'scretion , and grant the divorce.  on the half-_niie of beach was  a small mail-order cottage apparently deserted, of which  more later.      Y  Some time after that, my father, then HBC land oemmis-  sioner (Chief Factor) in Winnipeg visited Vancouver on  business, and we went to visit  the Loutits who were still living in the same house on Robson Street. What impressed  me, and I was impressionable,  were the four beautiful daugh-'  ters of the house,, and that one  and all treated me with such  marked respect that I was certain that there was something  behind it all. I later discovered  that their father had dared  them to try any monkey business on Jim Thomson's son,  who was just back from Edinburgh.  Summer came, and brought  an invitation from Mrs. Loutit  \o a young Orkneyman and  myself to come to camp for a  weekend. Memories of our  iCamp at Esquimalt told me to  bring a nose-bag, and my Orkney friend, who worked in a  wholesale  hardware  warehouse  By ERIC THOMSON  brought  a   seven-foot  cross-cut  saw.  We boarded the Marine Express, a small, rough and ready  freighter which served the  West Howe  Sound  settlements.  The Hopkins Landing wharf  was out of commission, so the  captain of the Marine Express  just shoved her bow up on the  beach, and we got ashore, exactly where the Elaolite had  berthed for our swim. The little house was the original Hopkins place, a simple mail-order  cabin hung on posts, with one  big room above, kitchen behind, verandah all round, and  a number of bunks down below. Mrs. Loutit had a large  family, but was always short  of stove wood and water.  My friend and I got that saw  moving and that evening we  bucked and split enough wood  to keep ;our hostess going for  the summer. This lady, born  in Iceland, was a keen fisher-  woman, so very early next  morning, I took her out fishing  in the camp punt, arid off  Soames Point to her delight  (Continued on Page. 7)  N.   Richard   McKibbin  A   PERSONAL   INSURANCE   SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  HAVE YOU A DEPENDABLE  PERSONAL PHARMACY  Everybody   should   have   one   personal   pharmacy which they can call their own. They should  be sure to get all their prescriptions filled only,  in their own personal pharmacy. There are important reasons ior this. 7  Every pharmacy records each prescription  they fill. Some people are allergic to certain  drugs. Others may be getting prescriptions from  more than one Doctor and the medicines may  conflict with each other. When one pharmacy  fills all your prescriptions, the record file contains all the information needed for the pharmacist to help protect you. If you will permit  11s to be your personal pharmacy your prescription record will always be completely available.  Your doctor can phone ns. 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 ��reat change. We  pledge at all times to be in the position to offer the finest of pharmaceutical services.  KRUSE DRUG STORES LTD.  Rae W. Kruse  Pharmaceutical Chemists & Druggists  Sechelt Gibsons  885-2238 886-2234  Dependability ��� Integrity ��� Personal Service  STORE HOURS ��� 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ��� FRIDAY 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m.  OPEN ALL DAY WEDNESDAYS  FLY with TYEE  from  GIBSONS & SECHELT  Direct t<  VANCOUVER  BAYSHORE INN  REGULAR  AIR  SERVICE  $9  .00  ONE WAY  Children 2 to 12 years y2 fare  For other connecting  Services,  Flight Times,  Special Charters call���  Wharf  Road,  Porpoise  Bay  Sechelt  Phone  885-2214  TOLL FREE  from  Vancouver  Phone  ���85-9422 Coast News, March 14, 1866.    3  It  's: "easy to  to electric heat  Can an older home be conrerted to electric heating? Certainly  ��� and without costly structural changes.  The first question to consider is insulation. Providing adequate  insulaton can be installed -��� and there are insulation firms which  specialize in this work ��� there is no reason why\ a family living  in an older home cannot enjoy all the modern comforts of electric  heat, including room-by-room temperature control.  The simplest method is to install electric baseboard or wall  panel units ��� or a combination of the two. This woiik can be done  easily without mess or inconvenience by installing additional wiring to the units and by increasing the power supply to your home  where necessary.        ���-'        '  Another method is to make use of existing ductwork by installing a compact .electric furnace. Or, if you want individual room  temperature control, you can install in-duct heaters in the warm  air outlets. Minor changes in ductwork will usually be required.  B.C. Hydro, or your local electric heating contractor, will be  pleased to survey your home free of charge and recommend the  most suitable method of conversion. B.C. Hydro will also give you  a written estimate of the annual cost of heating your home with  electricity. Y  L  Modern, silent and efficient electric heating saves  you money and trouble on installation and maintenance. There is no heat loss with the  MARKEL  heading system, which can quickly and easily supplement or replace your present heating unit.  Sim Electric Ltd.  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTORS  SECHELT ��� Ph. 885-2062  .FLAMELESS  CLEAN ��� SILENT ��� EFFICIENT  No need to heat rooms not in use, with controlled  room heating. Dust free ... it also saves  housekeeping time.  Specializing in  Chromalux Electric Heating  Robilliard Electric  SECHELT ��� Phone 885-2131  - 5 s_f '-_  S mi ft  Uniform, even heat ��� electric heating keeps your  home healthfully warm with greater ease  and convenience.  To find out how you can get this new  heating system for yourself, call us.  NICK'S ELECTRIC  & Appliances  RUBY LAKE ��� Phone 883-2516  "Servicing Pender Harbour & Area"  We asked Mrs. B,tY, Hilke of Gold River  what she likes best about Electric Heating:  "I thjnk the room-by-room temperature control must  be the reason. No heat is wasted. Our electric   '  heating system gives even, draft-free heat, too.  We're really happy with it." The people who  have electric heating say it's economical.  14,000 homeowners have made electric heat B.C. 's hottest seller I  ac HYDRO  -H-  Make your home complete with  the best, most modern way fo  heat....  MARKEL  This new. efficient heating system can be controlled from room  fo room with the mere flick of  a switch.  Modern Electric Healing gives  you added convenience, little  maintenance, easy installation  and no cumbersome fixtures fo  fake up space, all add up fo  greater comfort and housekeeping convenience fo you.  Call us TODAY for consultation and FREE estimate without obligation  McPHEDRAN ELECTRIC Ltd.  Sunnycrest  Shopping   Centre, Gibsons  ��� Phone   8S6-96S9      I  Representing   MARKEL   on   the   Sunshine   Coast  am March 15: UCW Dessert Party,  7 p.m., Gibsons' United C. E.  Centre. Speaker, Major D. W.  Jenkins of Red Cross.  March 15: St. Patrick's Tea and  Bake Sale, 2-4 p.m., St. Mary's  Catholic Church Hall. Door  Prize.  March 16: Roberts Creek Legion St. Patrick's Dance, Sat.,  8 p.m., to midnight.  March 18: O.A.P.O. regular  meeting and birthday party.  Health Centre, Gibsons, 2 p.m.  March 22: O.A.P.O. Friendship  Tea, Health Centre, Gibsons, 2  p.m.  BIRTHS  DAVIES ��� To Doug and Alice  (nee Newbergher) at Lions Gate  Hospital, on March 1, a daughter, Angela Christine, 8 lbs.,  7V& oz.  IN MEMORIAM  FYL__S ��� In loving memory of  Margaret    Fyles    who    passed  away March 13, 1967.  Loving   memories   that   never  fade.  ���4>avid, Gloria and the  children.  CARD OF THANKS  On behalf of my parents and  myself I. wish to thank all the  people who* came and tried to  save my filly. The gratitude I  feel is impossible to put into  words. A person does hot know  how wonderful friends are until  they are in need of help. All I  can say is thank you.  ���Trish Anderson.  We would like to take this opportunity of thanking our many  supporters on the Sunshine  Coast during our recent ferry  strike. A special thanks to Port  Mellon Pulp and Sulphite Local  297 for their co-operation.  ���B.C. Ferry Workers  Unlicensed Personnel.  Sincere appreciation is extended herewith for the lovely cards  and floral gifts received during  my recent stay in hospital. A  special thanks to Dr. Inglis and  the nursing staff of St. Mary's  Hospital. Thank.you so kindly.  ���F. J; Wyngaert.  FLORISTS  Wreaths and sprays  Lissiland   Florists  Phone 886-9345  Gibsons.  HELP WANTED  FIRE INSURANCE  AGENT  The Mutual Fire Insurance Com  pany of B.C. requires an agent  to represent the company in the  Gibson&JSeehelt area. If you are  interested in spare time work  selling fire insurance or could  add our company to your present lines of insurance write to  P.O. Box 287, Postal Station A,  Vancouver, B.C.  WORK WANTED  Day care in my home. Phone  886-7484.  NUTS & BOLTS  SMALL MOTOR REPAIRS  at head of wharf,  under Walt's and Earl's  Phone 886-2838  As of March 1st, our repair  shop will Ibe open from 9 a.m.  to 6 p.m.  Beat the hot weather. Have  your lawn mowers repaired  and garden tools sharpened  before April 1, while our winter rates are still in effect.  VICTOR A. DAOUST  PAINTER & DECORATOR  40 years experience  First class jobs, inside and out.  Phone 886-9652  Will take on any house cleaning  job. 886-2294.  Tree pruning and hedges clipped. George Charman, Phone  886-9862.  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.  PETS  Pups to give away. Mother  border collie. 886-9824 after 6  p.m.  4     Coast News, March 14, 1968.  MISC. FOR 5A8I  3 way baby carriage, Aqua color. 886-7432.  1 Enterprise oil range, 2 years  old, used weekends only; 1 utility table; 1 white enamel kitchen cupboard. Phone 886-2145.  Over 80 fishing rods, 45 reels,  2000 lures, 5000 hooks, tackle  boxes rod holders salmon eggs,  frozen herring.  Radios from $9.95 up.  Over 300 knives. Just some of  the merchandise you will find  at city, prices at 7 .���  Earl's in Gibsons  886-9600  Portable TV, 19" screen, practically new American model. $80  Drafting desk with 10 drawers f  30 x 8 drafting table., 886-9541.  Maytag wringer,washer, Al condition; double laundry tubs (cement) like new. What offers?  Phone 886-2840 after 6 p.m.,7  Caulk boots, steel toed boots.  885-9976 evenings.-  FULLER REPRESENTATIVE  '-' 886-2123   ���  Road racing set, about 30 ft.  track, 5 cars. 1136 Franklin ;Rd.  Gibsons, 886-9858 after 5 p.m;  2 horses, both geldings, one 4  years old, one 5 years. 886-9847.  Oil  stove good working order,  .  $25.   Phone  886-2801.  Good gardening starts with tools  from  Earl's in Gibsons  886-9600  Near new Elgin boat trailer,  GVW 1500 libs, $125 or swap for  10 ft. fibreglass or aluminum  cartop boat, power saw or elec-  tric winch. Phone Ed, 886-2320.  Girl's bicycle, good condition,  $35. Phone 886-9677 after 5 p.m.  Sound horse, English or Western, proven junior jumper. Must  sell,  $100.  Phone 884-5268 after ,  5 p.m.  Television, good working condition, $50. Phone 886-2055.  New, used and reconditioned  chain saws and outboards. All  makes  and models.  CHAIN SAW CENTRE  Sechelt,  Phone 885-9626  Giod local nay for sale, $1 a  bale  delivered.  Phone  946-6568.  See our large selection of wedding invitations and announcements at the Coast News  .  SPORTING GOODS        ~  Hardware and appliances  Where  your dollar has  more  cents  EARL'S IN GIBSONS  886-9600  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales. Ph.  885-9713. Sechelt.  WANTED  Good wood and coal range. Box  1035, Coast News.  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  1954 Buick, low mileage, good  running condition. Phone 886-  2880.  '64 Mercury V_: ton, wide box,  low mileage, 6 ply tires. Phone  886-2880.  1957 Ford ranch wagon, 6 cyl,  mechanically good. Phone 886-  9940.  1957 Anglia, good shape. Best  offer. Phone 8_8-9847.  '59 Buick 4 door sedan, radio,  snowtires, running. Well take  a trade. 886-9686.  59 Rambler station wagon, pull-  manized seats, in good condition, $400. Phone 886-2564 or 886-  7001.  BOATS FOR SALE  1)6'6" Ferguson runabout in  fair condition, complete with  trailer, skis, jackets, etc. Powered with 40 hp. Johnson in excellent condition. Offers? Phone  886-7432.  17 ft. cabin boat. Phone 885-2116  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  PROPERTY  Invest a small payment each  month in available choice view  property on the Sunshine Coast,  as a means of saving, plus the  potential of at least doubling  the value of your holding in. 5  years. No better investment  anywhere! R. W. Vernon, Gower Point Road, Gibsons, 88fr>2887  CONSTRUCTION  Everything ior your  building needs .  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt.  Phone 885-228?  My tractor is not available for  hire. George Charman, Gibsons.  For membership of explosive re  quirements contact Wiljo Wiren  selling agent, Howe Sound  Farmers Institute, Reed Road,  Gibsons, 886-2014. Stumping or  ditching powder, dynamite, electric or regular caps, prima-  cord, etc.  PEDICURIST  Mrs. F. E. Campbell  Selma Park, on bus stop  885-9778  Evenings by appointment  Alcoholics Anonymous. Post Office Box .94, Y Sechelt. Phone  886-9876.      " -  We buy beer bottles. 25c doz.  brought to property, 20c if we  collect. Pratt Road Aujto Wreckers, Chaster Road. Gibsons. 886-  9535.  For complete information on  Marine, Industrial and Liability  insurance; claims and adjustments, contact Captain W. Y.  Higgs, Marine Consultant, Box  339, Gibsons. Phones 886-9546,  and 885-9425.   :  COMPRESSED AIR  SERVICE FOR  Skindivers' and Firemen's  air tanks  SKINDIVERS  AVAILABLE  FOR SALVAGE WORK  MARINE ACCESSORIES  Paint, fibreglass, rope, canvas,  boat hardware  Gibsons, 886-9303  WALT  NYGREN  SALES  LTD.  FUELS  DO YOU NEED  COAL?  Drumheller Lump        $31 ton  Drumhelltr Egg $30 ton  Heat Glow Briquettes |36 ton  PRATT ROAD  AUTO WRECKERS  Chaster Rd. (Honeymoon  Lane)  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9535  Alder, stove and fireplace vood  for  sale'.   Phone' 886-9861.  FOR RENT  2 room heated suite, semi furnished, available April l.-I_hone  886-2l!63.    ..,    '  41 ft. house trailer, 1 bedroom.  Phone 886-2762 after 5 p._d;   v  3 room cottage, oil stove, newly decorated. 886-9661.  1 bedroom duplex, view. $65.  886-2055.  ~       TRAILER HOMES  New waterfront trailer park at  beautiful    Gower   Point.   Free.  rent to May 31; $120 to Sept. 30,  $25 per month after. Phone 886-  2887.  BEST ACCOMMODATION  IN GIBSONS  MAPLE CRESCENT  NEW DELUXE APARTMENT  3 bedroom apartments vacant  now. F R E E heat, washing  facilities, drapes, blinds, parking, water, garbage ������'- collection. Colored appliances and  plumbing. Luxury living at low  cost.  Phone 886-7049  PROPERTY FOR SAII  6 year old cottage, Pratt Road,  Suitable for bachelor, 220 wiring, elec. heat, H.W. tank  plumbing carport, workshop,  storage shed. F.P. $4500. Phone  886-9360.  1 only of its kind, first class  large waterfront lot for good  home ��� cleared and landscaped��� with beautiful view ��� orchard and good water. South  slope near Gibsons. 886-2887.  SPECIAL  1 large double frontage view lot  ��� cleared ��� near good beach  and with good water supply ������ ���  easy terms. R. W. Vernon, 886-  2887.  Gibsons waterfront lots available. Phone 886-2466.  GOWER   POINT  Choice view residential lots,  cleared good water, also %  acre or more view lots near  good beach. Ideal for summer  homes or investment. Terms, or  discount for cash. R. W. Vernon  886-2887.  One semi-waterfront lot, Hopkins Landing. Phone 886-2466.  ABOVE ARE trustees of the Gibsons Fire Protection area standing beside the new fire truck which through their endeiavors became a realization after considerable work. They are Ken Crosby,  also a member of Gibsons municipal council; Mrs; Bernice Chamberlin and Wiljo Wiren. ���  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE  Gibsons ��� Large fully serviced  lot with commanding view.  Ideal permanent homesite.  Full price $4,500.  Waterfront lot with 200 feet  waterfrontage and exceptional view. Fully serviced  in new home area. Full  price $5,750.  Spacious;< modern 3 bedroom  home with 2 extra finished  . bedrooms in full basement.  Wall to wall in 15 x 21 living-room. Large bright cabinet, electric kitchen with  adjoining utility room. 4  piece colored Pembroke  bathroom. Auto-oil, hot wa-  - ter heating. Matching carport. Full price $19,750.  Terms.  Roberts Creek ��� 4.8 acres nicely treed view property with  ' frontage on 2 roads. Perfect  for low cost subdivision.  Full price $3,500. Easy  terms.  . Pender Harbour ��� Waterfront  Large fully serviced lots  with excellent year-round  moorage in sheltered' bay.  Water piped to each lot;  easy access off paved highway. Priced from $5,500.  Semi-waterfront ��� Large  lots, $1,400. Easy terms.  Sakinaw Lake ��� Your choice of  four highly desirable waterfront lots in this picturesque  6V_t mile lake just 3 hours  from Vancouver. Lots average 80 feet on lake by 170  feet. Excellent fishing and  water sports. Priced from  $4,250 to $4,500. Terms.  For these and other choice  properties on the Sunshine  Coast, contact Frank Lewis  or Morton Mackay at Gibsons office, 886-9900.  FINLAY REALTY LTD.  Gibsons and Burquitlam  Roberts Creek ������ 9.4 acres,  southerly slope, Easily cleared.  F.P. $2,300.  Gibsons ��� Near level residential lot. Handy to shopping.  F.P. $2,500, D.P. $500.  Granthams ��� Spotless well  planned fully modern home,  view lot. Fireplace, Auto-oil  furnace. Full high basement  with self-contained suite, also  second dwelling. F.P. $17,500,  terms.  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  Really & 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  CHARLtS ENGLISH Ltd.  Real Estate and Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS.  B.C.        Ph.  886-2481  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  Phone 886-2622  EWART McMYNN  REALTY & INSURANCE  NOTARY PUBLIC  Ph. 886-2116 ��� 886-2248  MEMBER:  MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE  Ph. 886-2166 ��� 886-2248  House and 4.64 acres with  stream. Handy to but removed  from highway. Mostly cleared  and has been cultivated. $9500  cash.  View lots, Gower area, carefully cleared, water supplied if  nee. $2000, Vz acres plus.  1 bdrm cottage, 5 yrs with  7V6' x 20' unifinished addition  on cleared and grassed lot.  $4800, $2500 dn. Si_bject to lease  to Sept.  House, rental suite or guest  accommodation in 10 acres* of  lawns and woods. $31,500 half  cash.  E.  McMynn        886-2500  Do Wortman      886-2393  J.   Warn 886-2681  Box 238, Gibsons, B.C.  ���     ������ .     ������  ��� -\   ������      ���  31 Acres: Gentle slope, both  sides of highway. $17,000, easy  terms.  Centrally located: 3 bedrooms  on level, lot. $13,000.  The  Home with Everything:  A/oil furnace, full basement, 4  bedrooms, lovely view, fish  ponds,  only $15,000, terms.  Some finishing to complete  new 1000 sq. ft. full basement  home, A/oil heat. Unobstructed  panoramic view, easy terms on  $16,500.  K. BUTLER REALTY  & Insurance  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  UNDERWRITING LIFE  & MORTGAGE INSURANCE  Representing  MONTREAL  LIFE INSURANCE Co.  No quorum  Monday night's meeting of  Roberts Creek Credit union in  Gibsons at which the name of  the unit was changed.:. along  with other business transacted  has been declared unconstitutional by . provincial credit  union headquarters because the  quorum was not completed. A  date will be set for a new meeting.  The Monday night, meeting  had changed the name of the  organization to the Sunshine  Coast Credit union and had  elected Don Chappell as chairman. ��  ������  PIPELINE TO COST $250  Cost to the village of Gib-  'sons in laying a new water line  to accommodate the fire hydrant to be installed in the  Sunnycrest Plaza - Elphinstone  school area will be $250.' Plans  are also being prepared for an  improvement in the water supply now servicing Sunnycrest  Plaza.  til may  nuisances  Gibsons municipal council believes it has found a way to  deal with nuisances such as decrepit^ buildings and properties  and will seek advice from its  solicitor to find out what' it can  do and how far it can go.  The problem came up at  Tuesday night's council meeting last week when Chairman  Fred Feeney drew council's attention to a Kitimat story in  the Vancouver press which revealed that the council there  had., taken action against  premises which they classified  as nuisances and ordered them  repaired within six months  after April 15.  The buildings are the Curling  Club, the YMCA and the Kildala  /elementary school. The first  two are owned by the Aluminum Co. of Canada, which built  Kitimat.  Council took action under section 873 of the Municipal Act,  which deals with the removal of  erections and things dangerous  to public safety or health.  Damaged roof beams were  discovered in the three structures earlier this winter after  heavy snowfalls. The municipal  , building inspection department  ordered the curling rink and the  YMCA closed for several days  until the roof snow was removed.  School ~ authorities    failed to  notify   the   municipality   of the  damaged  beam,   one of  seven  /supporting the    school    lunch-  ' room roof, until nine days after  the discovery.  Gibsons council has battled  with the problem of building  nuisances for years without  reaching any clear cut solution  as to what action it can take.  Council after discussion decided to seek information from its  solicitor to see just where it  stood under section 873 of the  Municipal act in connection  with actions against such nuisances.  EXPERTS IN KENYA  A 15,000-square mile area of  Kenya shortly will be examined  by a team of Canadian agricultural experts to determine its  potential for wheat and sheep  production.  churm services  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  11 a.m., Church School  11:15 a.m., Holy Eucharist  ' r   .      7:30 p.m., Evensong  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11:00 a.m., Church School  3:00 p.m., Evensong  St.   Hilda's,   Sechelt  8 a.m., Holy Eucharist  9:30 a.m., Church School  7:30 p.m., Evening Prayer  St. Mary's Church, Garden Bay  11:15 a.m., Mattins  Egmont  3 p.m.  Evensong  UNIT��  -Gibsons  11 a.m..  Diviiie Service  Roberts Creek  2 p.m.. Divine Worship  Wilson  Creek  11:15 a.m., Divine Worship  Also on 2nd Sunday of each  month at 3:30 p.m.  BAPTIS1  CALVARY BAPTIST, Gibsons  Sunday service, 9:45 a.m.  Prayer Meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thurs  BETHEL BAPTIST, Sechelt  11:15 a.m., Worship Service  7:30 p.m., Wed., Prayer  Rev. A. Willis  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  TABERNACLE  Member P.A.O.C.  886-2027  Highway and Martin Road  Evening Service 7:30 p.m.  Tues.  Bible Study & Prayer  7:30 p.m.  Fri.   Clubs  &  Family Services  Sundqy 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 Coast News, March 4, 1968.  to  Editor: Help! Please, help  our children on the North : React!  This new by-pass is a potential child-killer. Our little ones  have a rough road to travel  as it is! They must travel in  blinding dust in the dry months  and in mud for the remainder  of the school year.  ���;������ .';  To further complicate matters  the government has seen fit tor  snake across the North Rd.,  not once, but twice with a 60  m.p.h. by-pass. We, the property owners of the North Rd.  were under the impression that  this by-pass was to make travel  to and from school safer for  the school children. As it stands  now, the children above Chamberlin have three highways to  negotiate twice a day, and the  remainder from lower North  Cemetery, and Reid Roads now  have two in place of the one  now existing.  Just what is the purpose of  this by-pass? Are our children's  lives not to be considered? If  the government can provide  over passes at the same time  as the by-pass, very good, but  failing this we believe the bypass should go through the uninhabited area close to the  power-line and make everyone  happy. ��� Mrs. A. S. Christiansen, North Road, Gibsons.-  HEADQUARTERS FOR  B.C. TRUCK BUYERS  RIDGEMONT  TRUCK   CENTRE  JOHN BARNES  FOR  SALE or RENT  FORD  PICKUPS & VAN8  CHEV.       PICKUPS _b VANS  FARGO  ���PICKUPS  & VANS  JEEP  UNIVERSALE   &   WAGONEERS  USED TRUCKS  '66   JEEP   Wagoneer.    Clean.    18,-  000   miles        _ $3387  '65      FARGO      %-Ton      4x4,      V-8  4-spd.,  with  winch           93192  '64 FORD. Custom cab, long, wide  box :��� :        $1395  '67   CHEV.   Custom   Sport.   V-8,  4-  Bpeed,  13,000 miles $3897  '67    108    TRANSIVAN.    Big    6.    3-  speed $2397  '55     INTERNATIONAL,  deck   15*  flat-  $1197  '56   MERC.   M700   Series   4/5   Yd^  dump      ....         $997  '64   CHEV.    3-ton.    4-SPd.    with   2-  spd. r axle , $3987  '66 INT. Loadstar C <fe C. As new  condition -     .   . . $4283  '64   FORD   Tractor.  Full   air.   Tag  & 5th wheel         $5987  '62 JEEP Universal.  4-wheel  drive       .       $1394  '65 JEEP Wagoneer  "nit     .'.   A real clean        $1988  '66  FARGO   Va-Ton  Pickup.  6   cyl.  4-spd.  L.W.   box      $2197  RIDGEMONT  1177 MARINE DRIVE  PHONE 985-5377  ���  FIRST CUBS in Gibsons to receive the beginners religion in life  badges and certificates were Trevor Quarry, on the left, and Dean  Goddard, of Giibsons A Cub Pack. These badges were presented at  the Baden Powell service on Feb. 25 by Father MacDonald and  Mr. Jack Warn.  2 major projects for  school board program  Will there be a building program and what will it contain?  If we are going to retain a  reasonable teacher-pupil ratio,  and if we are going to be rid  of expensive temporary accommodation there should be a  referendum placed before the  ratepayers. There will be two  major projects in the program:  1. additions to S'echelt Elementary  2. proyison for - secondary  school expansion  These are being studied very  carefully in an attempt to find  the best solutions.  Why do we need more secondary school accommodations?  Where will this be provided,  Gibsons   or   Sechelt?  When present construction is  completed at Elphinstone, this  school will have a capacity of  625 students. In September  1971 we will have 850.  The problem of location of  new secondary classrooms is a  tough one. It would help if we  could look several years into  the future and know where future population expansion- will  take place. But we do riot have  a crystal ball. There should be  two   main   considerations:  What is best educationally?  What is economically reasonable?  We have two main alternatives -r add the classrooms at  Elphinstone or start a new  school in another location. Arguments pro and con for each  alternative readily suggest  themselves. When the time  comes��� very soon now ��� for  a decision, the board will try  to make clear all the reasons  for its decisions. When the time  comes to seek ratepayer approval v/e hope that the school  district will be united in support  of the proposed program.  There has been some talk of  Photostats  ��� LEGAL DOCUMENTS  ��� TAX PAPERS  ��� LETTERS  ��� MEDICAL CERTIFICATES  and other required papers  can be copied by photostat  Coast News  Ph. 886-2622  a  secondary school at Sechelt.  Is this a likely move?  Such a step has many advantages and is well worth  careful consideration. If this  turns out to be the board's decision, a school at Sechelt  might start out as a senior secondary ��� Grades 11 and 12.  Still later on' it might, if school  population warrants it, become  a complete (Grades 8 - 12)  school.  If our school population was  growing very fast ��� which it  is not ��� the decision would be  easier. For the next few years,  however, our senior students  (Grades 11 and 12) must be  kept together. Under modern  conditions and curricula it takes  300 senior students to offer a  reasonably complete program.  By 1971 we expect this number,  based on present population.  What students would go to  a senior secondary school at  Sechelt?  All of our Grade 11 and 12  students, including, perhaps,  those from Pender Harbour.  - What effect'?' would; a' senior  school, centrally located at Sechelt have on transportation  costs?  It would tend to reduce transportation costs as buses would  carry junior students one way  and the same buses would return with senior students.  Is Pender Harbour too far  away to transport senior students?  To Elphinstone, yeis. To Sechelt, perhaps not. It is a long  ride over the present highway,  even to Sechelt. What we have  to consider is this ��� would the  educational advantage to Pender Harbour seniors offset the  inconvenience created by fairly long rides on a school bus?  Is the small secondary school  at a disadvantage?  Definitely yes. Pender Harbour students cannot hope to  have offered to them the same  courses and programs available  in a larger school.  Trip for Louise  Eighty students from B.C.  secondary schools will take part  in free-wheeling discussion sessions at the University of Victoria, April 19 and 20. Louise  Johnston will attend from Elphinstone Secondary School.  The second annual Humanities and Science Symposium,  sponsored by the university and  IBM Corporation of Canada,  will offer a platform to 28 leading, students from senior.grades  throughout the province.  ^All those completing grade 11  pr 12 in B.C. schools were invited through their principals  to submit a paper on a sulbject  of their choice, or examples of  their work in the arts.  '%  w  AHEAD ON YOUR CAR INSURANCE . . .  Our New Prudential Assurance  Auto Rating,Plan offers money  saving advantages ��� consult  J. H. G. (Jim) DRUMMOND INSURANCE AGENCY Ltd.  1545  Gower  Point Road ��� GIBSONS ��� Ph.   886-7751  ����*."  (By MARIE FIRTH)   _  A reminder to all metobers of  the OAPO; at Sechelt that the  next meeting wilL be held in the  Legion Hall Thurs., March 21.  One of the points of interest will  be the possibiity of getting  enough members to make up a  bowling league. Anyone interested in this pastime should  -please get in touch with Mrs.  Olive McGregor, as soon as possible. Also to be set is the date  of the next bus trip to Vancouver.   ,���" '.���'���   \. ��� ;      ..  Dinner guests at the home of  Mr. and Mrs. D. Hayward on  Saturday, March 9 were Mr.  and Mrs. W. T. Mattick of Clo-  verdale who were visiting Mr.  and Mrs. B. Firth over the  weekend.  Mrs. Doris Richards of Vancouver spent Wednesday and  Thursday visiting with her sister Mrs. Irene Shaw and her  husband Loren, before going on  to Gibsons where she spent a  few more day_ visiting friends.  Rev. Barry Jenks of St. Hilda's has been in Vancouver attending a conference for the  past few days. In his absense,  Prof. R. Mugford of the Theological College at U.B.C. conducted the services in the Anglican church'in Sechelt. Prof.  Mugford and Mr. and Mrs. D.  Hayward were luncheon guests  at the home of Mr. and Mrs.  Stan Bryant, before attending  the 3 o'clock service at the  Church of His Presence at Redrooffs.  Well attended was the ibaby  shower in honor of two month  old Timothy David Jenks, son  of Rev. and Mrs. Barry Jenks of  Sechelt, which was held at the  home of Mrs. Stan Bryant with  Mrs. Eva Hayward as co-hostess. The gifts were presented  in a blue and white decorated  bassinet and Mrs. Jenks was  presented with a pink camelia  corsage grown by Mr.- D. Hayward. Among the many present were Mrs. M. Swan, Mrs. R.  Swan, Mrs. M. Montgomery,  Mrs. B. Williams, Mrs. C. Jackson, Miss E. Ormrod, Mrs. 0..  McGregor, Mrs. J. WhaiteSj  Mrs. J. Northcote.  Some food tips  While prices of other meats  may strengthen in March, say  CDA economists, beef prices  are easing down. Large stocks  have also weakened the potato  market.  PORK ��� Increases in output  over year-ago levels are slowly declining. Prices in the immediate future are expected to  remain  steady.  BEEF ��� Supplies of higher  ���quality are relatively more plentiful compared with year-ago  levels. Prices are easing downward.  BROILER CHICKEN ��� Prices may rise slightly because of  reduced supplies.  BROILER TURKEY ��� Prices will be steady to higher, later, in the month.  EGGS ��� Prices will be steady to slightly higher.  APPLES ��� Retail outlets are  well supplied with dessert varieties. Cold storage stocks are  about depleted and Controlled  Atmosphere storage apples are  becoming available. Prices are  steady.  POTATOES ��� Market is  weaker due to pressure from  - large North American stocks.  ONIONS ��� There is a fair  volume of domestic and export  shipments and markets are  steady.  Zone meeting  Some 47 members of the Elphinstone Peninsula zone of the  Royal Canadian Legion met at  Roberts Creek Legion hall on  March 2 and discussed resolutions concerning veterans and  their dependents to be placed  before the Dominion convention  in Penticton in May.  Geoff Thatcher will be sent  as a delegate representing the  Roberts Creek branch.  On March 30 members of Gibsons branch and auxiliary will  visit Roberts Creek branch for  a social evening. The Roberts  Creek auxiliary has made final  arrangements for its April 5  bazaar and have also set the  date 'for a rummage sale on  May 24. At the March 8 branch  meeting Carl Law became a  member by transfer from Port  Alice.  To imp.oyephone facilities  The B.C. Telephone company  will spend  nearly $130,000 this-  year   for   additional   facilities  serving   customers   in   the   Sechelt and Gibsons areas.  E. R. Boyce, manager of the  company's North Shore district,  said the expenditures are part  of the company's $67 million  capital construction program  for 1988 and are included in his  district's $4 million share of  this. v  Largest item for the Sechelt-  Gibsons area is $53,000 to cover  placing of two miles of aerial  cable north of the Sechelt telephone office to Mason road on  the Coast Highway, and to place  four miles of cable south of the  office to the Davis Bay and Selma Park areas.  An additional $19,000 will be  spent for seven miles of cable  to Sandy Hook, Tillicum Bay  and Tuwanek on the Sechelt Inlet road where customers now  are connected through grounded wire facilities. The installation will provide for growth as  well as improvement of transmission.  ,  Cable installations through the  Gibsons     telephone     exchange  Skate club  changes name  Because of expansion into  Port Mellon and Pender Harbour, the Gibsons and Area.  Skate club has changed its  name to the Sunshine Coast  Skate club. While the club has  grown in area,,it unfortunately  has not expanded very much in  membership.  In an effort to encourage  more volunteer help/ as well as  provide more opportunities for  everyone to skate, the last Tuesday of each month has been set  aside for adults.  Only persons who are 21  years and over will be permitted to skate. This, is not intended as discrimination against  teenagers but as an /invitation  to the many adults who, for one  reason or another, have not attended other sessions.  Tuesday, March 26 is the first  adult night and skating will begin at 8:30 in Elphinstone gym.  Show your support.with a good  turnout and take the opportunity to discuss working with the  club in the future.  area will require $14,000 and an  additional $10,000 will be spent  to install equipment creating  five more circuits on long distance transmission facilities between Gibsons and Vancouver.  Mr. Boyce said additional  sums will be spent for customer  equipment and customer connection in the area, which now  has about 3,000 telephones connected.  At Pender Harbour $14,000 is  being spent this year to place  telephone cable in the Hotel  Lake and Oyster Bay areas. An  additional $48,000 will be spent  for 10 miles of cable from Pender Harbour to Ruby Lake to  serve the area between Kleindale and Ruby Lake.  ��� BANK OF ������'���  BRITISH COLUMBIA  REGINALD B. BURTON  Mr. A. E. Hall, President of the  Bank of British Columbia, is pleased  to announce the appointment of  Reginald B. Burton as General  Manager. A native of British Columbia, Mr. Burton began his banking career in 1941. After holding  executive positions with the Toronto-  Dominion Bank, Mr. Burton in 1960  joined the United California Bank.  To accept the position of General  Manager, Bank of British Columbia,  I\_r. Burton resigned as regional vice-  president of First Western Bank and  Trust Co. where he was in charge of  17 branches and a member of First  Western's San Francisco Loan Advisory Board.  ���-DON'T MISS THE  'iii^^^x^MMMMi^^WS^^��.v.  Take a Centre Ring seat for this thrill-  packed 60 minute colour Spectacular featuring  clowns, jugglers, aerialists and animal acts  from the Circus capitals of the world.  Brought to you by  B.C. HYDRO  &  Mmmmmm^mmmmm * UIC information  Q. I made application for unemployment benefit a month  ago, and I didn't even hear  a word from the UIC. It is  true that I didn't ask my former employer to turn my insurance book in. If he has not  sent it, would this be the reason?  It is a condition to benefit  that you take the initiative to  forward your insurance book  to the UIC when you file a  claim. Failure to do this can  result either in delay in bene-  CREDIT UNION OFFICE  SATURDAY 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  TUESDAY to FRIDAY  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  CREDIT UNION BLD.  Sechelt, B.C.  Ph..885-9551  fit payments, or in benefits not  being paid. In your case the  local office asked you to submit the book, or explain why  it could not be sent. The insurance officer who considered  the circumstances has imposed  an indefinite disqualification as  from the date of your application.  Q. "I contributed to the Unemployment Insurance for 24  weeks. Now, I am without work.  The local UIC office says, I  have not contributed enough to  draw benefits on an initial  claim. How does "enough" enter into it, and what does it  mean?"  To qualify for regular benefit you must show 30 weeks of  contribution paid within the 104  weeks immediately before the  week you made your claim. At  least eight of these weeks must  have been within the past 52  weeks. Check whether you  qualify for seasonal benefit.  It happens in the best of families  Specialists in���  ��� AUT0B0DY WORK  ��� GLASS INSTALLATION  ��� COMPLETE REPAINTING  Work guaranteed on all makes and models  by highly skilled and experienced  Auto Body experts  FREE   ESTIMATES  ON  ALL WORK  3S_re's'0SR'Zw3S!Sy_  *'"' ���-'-������i' iimn-iiriiinvi>��ii��ir  t���-ni__y i_-wSViiMft��>M-^"w^���"^  GIBSONS, B.C. - Phone 886-7133  FASHION NEWS  Little by little the midi hemline is gathering momentum,  reports Style, until now it  threatens to throw the whole  fashion world into confusion.  Transient fad or long-lasting  influence? This is the question  arising in the minds of women  everywhere, says Style, as they  hear about the new mid-calf  length being shown in couture  salons or worn in the streets  of London and by socialites to  New York parties.  The recent Paris collections  did nothing to solve the current hemline dilemma. In fact  they added fuel to the controversy by showing everything���  the mini, the midi, long and  just plain short skirts.  The mini ��� six to eight inches above the knee ��� hasn't  completely relinquished its fashion   grip.   At   the   other   ex  treme are the midi ��� mid-  calf ��� and the maxi ��� below  the curve of the calf. In between is "just plain short,"  which means one or two inches  above the knee or just brushing  the kneecap.  With Paris no longer providing strong fashion leadership,  there are reports that New  York manufacturers have sewn  ribbons on the hemlines of fall  dresses but left them hanging  on' the racks, waiting for last-  minute directions about skirt  lengths.  Canadian manufacturers are  playing the fashion game just  as cautiously, says Style. Rather than showing a barrage of  midis with shoot-from-the-hips  force, they have produced a few  skirt and dress items with mid-  calf hemlines to test the range  and wind velocity before firing  their fashion salvo.  GILMORE'S VARIETY SHOP  SEWING NEEDS, BUTTERICK PATTERNS - Sechelt, Ph. 885-9343  TASELLA SHOPPE  FOR YOUR YARDGOODS ��� Sechelt  Ph. 885-9331  D. G. DOUGLAS VARIETY & PAINTS  McCail's Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies  Sunnycrest Plaza, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2615  HOWE SOUND 5, 10, 15 CENT STORE  ��*or All Your  SEWTNG NEEDS, SIMPLICITY PATTERNS  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9852  6    Coast News, March 14, 1868.  '.'_   -s.   it:.'  Forest ^tent  caterpillars  normally do hot kill healthy trees.  K &  & Auto Salvage  ROBERTS CREEK, B.C.  24-HOUR SERViCE  Phone 886-2SXO  NOTICE  R. S. Rhodes  Doctor of Optometry  204 Vancouver Block  Vancouver, B.C.  Announces he will be in Secheff  MONDAY, March 18  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  Chemainus is preparing a  proposal for a new small boat  harbor for submission to the  federal government. The basic  element in the plan is the building of a breakwater which  would extend east 700 feet from  a point close to Kin Beach and  then south 800 feet to the area  of Hospital Rock. The first leg  would be solid breakwater and  most of the second leg would  be a floating pier.  Sheltered by the breakwater  would be a marina offering  small boat anchorage and services. Some dredging would  have to be done and the dredged  sand could  be  used  to ex-  Talk on Gaza  A Red Cross executive director, David W. Jenkins, who  was involved in border crossing duties between the Gaza  strip and Israel will with the  aid of slides recount some of  his experiences when he appears at the United Church Women dessert party, starting at  7 p.m. Friday, March 15.  The meeting will be held in  the United Church hall. Mr.  Jenkins who was then a major  serving in the United Nations  Emergency Force as the communication advisor to the  force commander, General  Guyani, will have some interesting stories to tell of his work  with the  UNEF.  tend adjoining Kin Beach.  A. Breakwater ��� Rock 700'  Al Breakwater ��� Floating 800'  B. Boat  Launching Ramp  C. Marina  D. Government Wharf  E. Shore  Faciities  F. Marine  Gas Station  G. Marine Ways   (Future)  H.  Roadway  I.     Parking  J.   Beach  Extension  CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE  Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Thursdays 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Saturdays 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Post Office Building, Sechelt  Telephone 885-2333  I!  Sunshine Coast Regional District  Garbage Dump Sife West Howe Sound Area  Southerly 10 chains of lots 3 & 4 Lot 1507,  Gp. 1,  NWD.  Plan 1507  The clearing of three acres, provision of an access road,  and preparation of the site for garbage disposal is required  at the property described above.  Bids may be submitted either:���  (a) for the timber on the area to be cleared  or  (b) for the complete preparation of the area and  access road with the value of the timber to be  offset against the work.  Details may be obtained from undersigned who will receive tenders up to Noon, Friday, March 15th, 1968.  "i  CHARLES F. GOODING,  Secretary,  Sunshine Coast Regional District  PLAY BINGO  THURSDAY  MARCH 14  Freezer Bread  ���fr Off a  20 loaves or more  Get 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. 885-9000  GIBSONS LEGION HALL - 8 p.m.  19 GAMES $10 or OVER  20lh GAME  $500���50 CALLS        $100-54 CAUS  $250���52 CALLS        $50-55 CALLS or OVER  Minors under 16 not allowed  GIBSONS WELFARE FUND  Door Prize $  Draw  Winner must be in Attendance   |  *���  ���  IMPROVE YOUR HOME  .',' 'i  t ,ti, ti i     in '  i   ii t nt  V i  !  ii  In 'ml. i. j ��' M  nit       tit  >     .it* i ��� t t ;     '  ii i"i ��� it ��� ��� 'i'  it >   i it i M  i ".t t    . m 'n t itti  ji|i  lip  ��� .y  '���!  r i'i- II  "Ii,"-  ''ll j Iff I  !' flu ViA  t  fit I ,   I-  liitt.    in tr  LAWN CURBING  gives your yard a neat, trim  appearance while eliminating the  problem of edging your lawn. With  Lafarge Cement, you .can build curbs  easily, quickly and economically.  See your LAFARGE DEALER for  complete details and specifications  of curbs, walks, patios and other  home improvements.  LAFARGE  CEMENT  MAKES HOME IMPROVEMENTS EASY! ANDY  CAPP  Coast News, March 14, 1968.    7  TWIN CRffK LUMBH.  & BUILDING SUPPLIES Ltd.  Phone 886-2808  Everything for your building  needs  Free Entimates  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERYICE Ltd.  ���.���'. ' ?.���     - ..... -  Machine   Shop  Arc  &  Acty  Welding  Steel Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  Phone  886-7721  Res.  886-9956 ���  886-9326  APPLIANCE  Radio, Appliance & TV Service  live  Better Electrically  GIBSONS ELECTRIC Ltd-  Authorized GE'Dealer  Phone 886-9325  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot  Water  Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis   Bay  RdM   R.R.1,  Sechelt���  Ph.   885-2116  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything for your building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  PENINSULA TV  Servicing Giibsons, Sechelt,  Pender Harbour  Any make, including color  Phone collect for service  883-2430  Bill  Peters  TASELLA SHOP  Ladies ��� Mens ��� Childrens  Wear ��� Yard Goods ��� Wool  and Staples ��� Bedding  Linens  Dial 885-9331  Sechelt, B.C.  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E.  DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS  886-2166  JOHN HIND-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  RICHARD F. KENNETT  NOTARY PUBLIC  GIBSONS, B.C.  Phone:   Office   886-2481  TILLICUM CHIMNEY SERYICE  Chimneys,  Eaves and Drains  cleaned and repaired  Painting ��� Janitor Service  Gardening and Odd Jobs  R. BARCLAY  Sechelt  885-2094 ��� 885-2191  AH Work Guaranteed  ,rr  EATON'S "WHERE-T0-G0  TRAVEL SERVICE  Travel Agent for all your  Travel Needs  MARGARET  MacKENZIE  Sunnycrest Shopping Plaza  Gibsons ��� 886-2232  Head Office  515 West Hastings St., Van.  G M FURNACE SERVICE  7 Box 65,,Gibsons  Expert oil burner repair  service night ;or day  Phone  886-2468  885-2064  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER  Household Moving & Storage  Phone 886-2664 ��� R.R.1 Gibsons  SIM ELECTRIC Ltd.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  Sechelt"��� Phone 885-2062  PARKINSON'S HEATING Ltd.  Gibsons  ESSO OIL FURNACE  No Down Payment ��� Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  for Free Estimates call 886-2728  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  RCA VICTOR  SALES &  SERVICE  To all Make-  Phone   886-2280  PENINSUU PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  (Formerly Rogers Plumbing)  on Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES   &   SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  Have  your garbage removed  Phone  KELLY'S  GARBAGE COLLECTION  866-2283  Langdale to Roberts Creek  including Gower Point  US TRANSPORT Ltd.  Phone 886-2172  Daily Freight Service to  Vancouver  Local pickup and delivery  service  Lowbed hauling  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  LTD.  SCOWS     ���     LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  1 & H SWANSON Ltd.  Cement Gravel, Backhoe &  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  ROY & WAGENAAR  LAND SURVEYING  SURVEYS  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  C&S SALES  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  McPHEDRAN ELECTRIC Ltd.  Residential ��� Commercial  Industrial Wiring  ELECTRICAL HEATING  SPECIALISTS  Gibsons ��� 886-9689  Serving Port Mellon to  Pender Harbour  CHAIN SAW CENTRE  SECHELT, B.C.  Dealers for:  Jacobson Power Mowers  McCulloch'.'���  Homelite  Pioneer ��� Stihl  Canadian Chain Saws  Chryser and Johnson  Outboards  Parts for Maintenance & repairs.  also overhaul & winter storage  of outboard motors  Phone 885-9626  SICOTTE BULLDOZING Ltd.  ��� 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  EXCAVATIONS  foundations  frees removed  clearing & road bldg.  gravel, navvy & fill  A. Simpkins ��� 885-2132  BRICKLAYING  Coast News  Phone 886-2622  CAN I BUY  JYER A bRlNK?  i  THANKS, LAO  . -I'LL 'AVE A  LAR<?E SCOTCH/  TkoWONIXR  1 'E'SALOME/  A way of life        Growth astounding!  (Continued from Page 2)  she caught helf a dozen large  cut-throat trout. We never had  that luck again.  In the forenoon-, I solved the  water problem. There was no  esplanade as now along~\. thle  beach, just bush, but I found  a damp place in from the shore  and started to dig. Even in  those days I had to make a  considerable hole to allow me  to get down below. When I  got about four feet down, I  dug into an underground stream  which filled the hole with ice-  cold water so quickly that I  was unable to shout for help,  or get put. However, I managed, and thereafter sank a big  barrel in the hole and added  a few buckets of pebbles from  the beach, and that took care  of. the water situation.  The Marine Express called in  for us in the evening, and when  my friend and I, standing on  the beach at its prow, made  our manners to Mrs. Louitt, she  said: "You boys had better  just put your blankets in the  bunk house, and come up here  any time, you want." We both  must have stood in a trance  as she held open for us the  doors of Paradise, for neither  of us made a move. "I mean  it," she added, and we obeyed  her then and thereafter. From  then on I had a dream of living some day on that pleasant  shore, but a war, marriage,  and a long hard start from  scratch were to intervene, but  we made it.  Visits to Gambier  Visits to Gambier Island are  being instituted by Rev. H. Kelly of St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church. A visit will Ibe made  on, the third Thursday of each  month in the Veterans Hall.  Beginning on Sunday, March  31 and every fifth Sunday of a  month a joint Anglican-United  Church service will be held in  Roberts Creek United Church.  The service will start at 3 p.m.  and Rev. W. M. Cameron will  preach the sermon.  MORE PORK AVAILABLE  With more pigs on his farm  this spring than he has had in  a decade, the Canadian farmer  faces a year when his U.S.  counterpart, with eight times  more production potential, is  likely also to market a record  high quantity of pork. Therefore prices will likely be lower  than last year's in both countries.  ROSE BUSH FLOW  The annuai flow of rose  bushes from the United States  is flooding through ports of  entry, from British Columbia to  the Maritimes. It is estimated  that some $6 million worth of  rose bushes are brought in  from the U.S., mainly in the  first three months of each year.  COVERED WAY POSSIBLE  Gibsons council has learned  that its request for a covered  way from the ferry ticket office to the ramp to board the  ferry will depend on when funds  are available for such construction.  Growth in the numbers of  Canadians enrolling in vocational and technical institutes, city  and community colleges, government retraining programs  and adult education courses in  the 1960's has been truly astounding, according to the Bank  of Montreal in its February  Business Review, just issued.  Equally amazing, and Tto  many dismaying, has been the  phenomenal increase in' the  cost of providing these facilities, the B of M states.  It notes that: current total  educational costs are estimated at $4.5 billion, an increase  of 97 percent in the last five  years. ,  Education is the main item  in provincial budgets, averaging  ing some 30 percent of expenditures. In some provinces, the  percentage is higher, an example being Ontario with over  40 percent. In the current fiscal year, the provincial governments will have contributed  an estimated $2.1 billion, almost half the total spent on  education.  Elementary and secondary  schooling receive about 65 percent of the expenditures, a drop  from 74 percent five years ago,  and the percentage is likely to  continue to fall. But the costs  of post-secondary education  have been rising very rapidly,  tripling from $384 million to  $1,158 million in five years.  In the 1950's, attention was  centred at the elementary level  as millions of post-war youngsters trooped off to class, happily unaware of the king-size  headaches they were creating  for school administrators desperately trying to find sufficient seating space, let alone  enough teachers and textbooks.  Present and projected lower  birth rates indicate growth in  elementary school enrolment  should continue to slacken,  with the possibility of fewer elementary pupils in 1975 than at  present. While demand for pre  grade-one class facilities is expected to increase into the  1970's, secondary school enrolment has begun to show more  moderate   growth.  Heavy demand for skilled  personnel and expanded training opportunities are providing  strong incentives for young people to stay in school; at the  same time, increased incomes  and greater . scholarship and  loan assistance have put higher  education within the reach of  many more students.  In 1952,5 percent of the 18-  24 age group took further  studies; today, 15 percent do  .'and, by 1972, an estimated 20  percent will continue their education. In the last ten years,  full-time university enrolment  has grown from less than 90 -  000 to 268,000, with 70 perceni  more expected by 1972.  Technical institute attendance  has grown even faster, from  14,000 five years ago to the  present 43,000 and expected at  least to have doubled by. 1972.  While of vital importance to  Canada's economic growth, the  increase in the number of university -graduates (from 23,000  in 1962 to 44,000 in 1967) is only  one of the outstanding educational developments of the  1960's; equally significant is the  great expansion of ��� educational  opportunities for those who  have left the formal school system. '  While educational costs are  high, "the economic growth of  the nation largely depends upon  the amount of time, effort and  money we are willing to commit to an educational system  within which all citizens have  a chance to learn in order 'o  earn a better standard of living," the Bank of Montreal  states.  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  AL'S USED FURNITURE  Gibsons ��� 886-28121  SECHELT N0T0R TRANSPORT LTD.  NOTICE  Due fo changes in the time schedule of B.C. Ferries, a  new Time Schedule, effective, March 29, 1968, is being  filed wffh the Public Utilities Commission of B.C.  Copies of the proposed time schedule will be on file at  the maiin office of the Company af Sechelt, the terminal  Depot af Vancouver, Powell River and the (Express Office  afr Gibsons, B.C.  This'application is subject to the consent of the Public  Utilities Commission and any objections to same may be  filed with the Superintendent of Motor Carriers, Public  Utilities Commission, Vancouver, B.C. on or before,  March 20, 1968. 8     Coast News, March 14, 1968.  TOTEM  CLUB  GIANT ST. PATRICK'S  $500 JACKPOT TO GO  $20 GAME MINIMUM  $20 MEMBERSHIP PRIZE  Fri., March 15  8 p.m.  SECHELT NATIVE HALL  LOTS OF PARKING SPACE  No Minors under 16  Limited Seating  RESERVATIONS   ADVISED  Phone  885-9707  NOW!!  By   JACK  DAVIS,  M.P.  (Coast Capilano)  Few people are happy aibout  the way we will be choosing our  next prime minister. They do  not like the fact that the choice  will !be made by 2,472 Liberal  delegates at a special convention to be held, in Ottawa April  4-6.  But what is the alternative?  Should every Canadian voter  have a say in this matter? Or,  should we go to the other extreme? Should we leave the  choice to our members of parliament as they do in the United  Kingdom?  Personally, I prefer the British system. The M.P.s know the  leadership, candidates personally. They know what their policies are. And they have seen  them perform in the house of  commons. So why not leave the  choice of a leader to the members of parliament in Ottawa?  Some people might say that  this is not a deihocratic way of  doing things. But they are  wrong. Our M.P.s are elected  'by the people themselves. And  they are close to the scene. Everyone has a voice in their election and they in turn have to  work with the new leader in any  case.  ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 109  ST. PATRICK'S DANCE  Friday, March 15  9:30 P-m.  LEGION HALL - GIBSONS  LIVE MUSIC ��� MIDNIGHT LUNCH  .^1  NOW OPEN  Bill's Radio & Television Service  Prompt, courteous service to all makes of Radios,  TV's, Hi-Fi's, Tape Recorders, /Electrical Guitars, Amplifiers  and P.A. Equipment.  SERVICING IS OUR BUSINESS  In your home;.or at our modern, fully equipped shof>  Reasonable rates and written guarantee  for all work performed  Join  our growing  group of satisfied  customers  FOR SERVICE: Phone Wm. Ayres af 886-2469, or  call m at 1239 Well's Lane  (JUST DOWN FROM HEADLANDS ROAD)  OPEN 9 a,m. fo 5:30 p.m. MONDAY to SATURDAY  j com  *4t%  You'll Never be at a Loss  Riding on  _���_! _��� 4H_- __A _B- *��  TIRES  for the Best Deal on Spring Tire  Replacement see  Gibsons SHELL Service  GIBSONS ��� Ph. 886-2572  awafiiary  But what about the other extreme? What about going directly to the people? They at. least  make a stab/ at doing this in the  United States.        ,  There one at least gets the  impression of spontaneity. A  small group of men and women  get behind a candidate, their  goal being to convince millions  of other Americans that their  man is the man for the presidency.  His name in entered, along  with those of other party candidates, in a dozen or more "primaries." And these primary elections, in as many as 20 states,  can be either open or closed.  In the open primaries anyone  off the street can vote for a  new leader. In the closed primaries, on the other hand, only  registered members of the Republican or Democratic party  can take part in the balloting.  The primaries in these states  accomplish two things. They  show whether a given candidate7  has popular appeal. And they  select roughly 500 delegates to  go to the final leadership convention.  Five hundred, in other words,  are elected directly or indirectly  by the general public. But there  is another 1,000 to account for.  They come from the states  which do not hold presidential  primaries. Their delegates, instead, are chosen by local conventions in which the party organization is all powerful. In  many states the governor himself controls his party's delegation and bargains using it as a  bloc at the final convention itself.  We, in Canada, have developed a more rational system. As  in the United Kingdom our elected representatives, the M.P.s  and senators, have a vote. But  these are outnumbered, more  than 7 to 1, by party delegates  who are elected in separate  meetings in every one of our  264 ridings across Canada.  Obviously, the United Kingdom, or parliaimentary way, of  choosing a leader is the cheapest. It does noticrdst very much.  The U.S. approach, on the other  hand, which involved a good  deal of campaigning at the grass  roots level, runs into tens of  millions of dollars. We, in Canada, meanwhie, seem to have  chosen a course mid way between the two. And, while the  proceedings leading up to the  Liberal leadership convention in  April will involve the public to  some extent, they won't cost  anything like as much as the  election of a presidential candidate in the U.S.  i  Drop-out talk  Mr. B. C. MacKenzie, school  district counsellor, was the,  speaker at Roberts Creek school  Tuesday at the Parents' Auxiliary meeting. His sulbjec t,'  School Drop-outs, provided the  17 members present with an in^  teresting and perhaps entirely  new concept of the problem.  No child, Mr. MacKenzie stated, is ever born emotionally  disturbed. Behavior is learned.  A four-year old asks his mother.  400 questions daily, he said, and  later, at kindergarten, he must  un-learn some of the answers.  It is possible that the little 5-  year-old, starting off to kinderr  garten, hopes and expects o  find his daddy there, since daddy leaves the house every morning. He remains under the feminine influence for his first ten  years or so and believes the balance of power is in favor of his  mother.  Conflict is preferable to dull  harmony. In any case, dropouts do not accommodate to our  system. Following Mr. MacKenzie's talk, refreshments were  served and the subject was further discussed over the tea cups  SOCCER  Division 4  Madeira Park 1, 297 2.  Division 7  Gibsons    Canfor   2,    Gibsons  Cougars 0. I  Division 6 j  Residential Tigers 0, Gibsons  Legion 15.  On Saturday, Gibsons Legion  and 297 exhibition game, tied.  r',��nnHuuiuiumi!UHniuuiTTinmmmmumuuwHimmi��HRR  r:'7'Y"'; a <cmeus show  Highlights of the 1968 edition  of the famous Ringling Brothers  and Barnum and BaUey Circus  will be a special one-hour color  presentation on the CBC television network, Tuesday, March  19, at 9 p.m. The circus was  founded 97 years ago by the  Ringling family. Though the  ownership of the circus changed hands recently, John Ringling North is still producer and  Harry Ringling North is vice-  president. ' New owners of the  circus are Judge R^oy Hofheinz  a'nl Irvin and Israel Feld.  w'WiumuiuniHHuuuHiiramHtumamnuuuuuHUUHiumnn  ���>    ��<3_i_ .&&;,, .v~��S_SiJ^J  Chart plotting course progressing  Plotting a ship's course on  charts is a difficult job and  takes training, to acquire the  skill. For the past few weeks  drop-in visitors to the Sechelt  Indian Reserve Community hall  have observed a class of students learning chart plotting  and other navigation skills,  under the guidance of experienced ship masters.  The group is part of two  adult education classes that  have been in progress since  early February. The first, recently completed, ran for two  and one half weeks, five hours  a day. It was taught by Captain Arthur Davidson of Victoria. The second class, now  in progress, is being taught by  Malcolm Mactavish, Roberts  Creek Elementary school principal and master mariner.  The following students have  already received diplomas  from the Indian Affairs dept.  in coastal navigation and seamanship:   Gilbert   Joe,  Wayne  BOWLING  E & M BOWLADROME  High scores for. the week,  Frank Nevens 758 (310), Irene  Rottluff 702 and Doreen Croslby  a single of 311.  Ladies Coffee: Lorraine Werning 556, Therese Jenkins 526,  Marg Peterson 555, Doreen  Crosby 537, Marion Lee 601,  Irene Rottluff 589, Carol Kurucz  571, Tina Vanderhorn 513, Pat  Comeau 632 (265), Hazel Wright  618, Iva Peterson 591, Vera  Farr 524.  Gibsons A: Frank Nevens 668  (243, 254), Lorraine Werning  661 (254). Art Holden 601 (262.,  Orville Shogan 600, Freeman  Reynolds 664 (241), Joan Whieldon 655 0250), Don MacKay 635  (245), Paulette Snnith 265, Herb  Lowden 253.  Teachers Hi: Red Day 629,  Linda Yablonski 609. Gene Yablonski 621, Ed Gill 623, Len  Ellis 258, Art Holden 240, Vera  Farr 606, Jim Stewart 657 (252),  Freeman Reynolds 709 (269).  Commercials: Murray Crosby  603, Irene Rottluff 702 (261),  Shirley Hopkin 240, Lorne Gregory 656, Evelyn Shadiwell 662  (264), George Elander 608,  Frank Nevens 758 (310, 258),  Doreen Crosby 691 (311), Joan  Quarry 615 (262).  Port Mellon: Axel Hansen 615  (283), Red Day 600 (263), Al  Edmonds 609 (282), Jim Thoanas  288, Art Holden 624 (244).  Bantams: David Pedneault  251 (162), Cindy Whieldon 314  (161), Debbie Sicotte 248, Defb-  ra Pedneault 319 (162), Bruce  Green 236, Debbie Whieldon 217  Randy Whieldon 265 (152).  Sechelt, Gibsons Bowling Tour  raament, held at Sechelt:  Sechelt 24,202; Gibsons 23,391.  Top team, Sechelt No. 1, 6517  second team Sechelt No. 3.  Men's Hi six, Red Robinson  1409 (S).  Ladies Hi six, Carol McGiv-  ern 1205 (G).  Ladies Hi single, Pauline  Byrd 228 (S).  Men's Hi single John Divall  375 (S).  CREDIT UNIONS MEET  Credit Union meetings are  under way with three of them  presenting their annual reports  to shareholders. Tuesday night  the Port Mellon Industries  Credit Union held its meeting.  Saturday night the Pender Harbor Credit union will meet at  the Jolly Roger Dining room,  Secret Cove. This meeting  starts at 8 p.m. Monday night  the Roberts Creek Credit Union  did not have a quorum so another meeting will be called at  a date and place to be settled.  Clark, Ernest Paul, Lloyd Jeffries, James Jackson, and Peter  Williams.  An intermediate typing class  is also in progress, for young  women of the reserve, at Elphinstone Secondary School. It  is being taught by Mrs. Alice  Vietch. All of these classes  were organized by the adult  education committee of the Sechelt Indian Band in co-operation with the adult education  department of School District  No. 46 and the Indian Affairs  Branch. About 40 people have  participated in these classes.  Committee members are Teddy  Joe, Gilbert Joe, Wayne Clark,  Linda Joe, and Stella Johnson.  OWNERS OF  REGISTERED BOATS  If you  1: Sold a boat during 1967  2: Lost a boat during 1967  and, as a result have to pay  income taxes on the Recaptured Depreciation we can  save these taxes for you:  Note, however, this must be  done BEFORE you file your  1967 Income Tax Return.  Also, we are anxious to contact those contemplating construction of new vessels. We  can arrange substantial savings for you by the application of these funds to New  Ship  Construction.  COAST CARGO  SERVICES LTD.  202 -475 Howe Street,  Vancouver, B.C.  Telephone: 684-1554  Roberts Creek Legion Branch 214  ST. PATRICK'S DANCE  Saturday, March 16  8 P-m. to MIDNIGHT  ROBERTS CREEK LEGION HALL


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