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Array Provincial  Library,  Victoria, B. c.  SERVING   THE   GROWING   SUNSHINE   COAST  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume 21  Number 12, March 21, 1968.  Y   10c per copy.  Some people wanted a college  and thought it would be very  ���    nice    Y -77 '  '.���;.-        ���  Till  the   oldsters  exerted  their  knowledge    ;  And sure put the plan on ice.  ���Moxie  Parent group offers  brief on education  In a rainstorm a girl of renown  Insisted on going down town,  But umbrella leaks  Wet the bloom on her cheeks \  And it dropped down and ruined  her  gown.   ���  Sadie  Quite early in life young lad-  Fall in love with each maiden  they see  No sooner  does  he  gets   down  on his lip  Than he's apt to get' down on  his knees. ��� Pop  A sour minded man in Sechelt  Doesn't like hippies at alf ^ -;  So how he goes round  Emitting  loud growls  And acting just like a DeGaulle  ��� Pro bono publico  A  newspaper editor named  Cruice  While filling his paper with  News   ,  Started a column of rhyme,  To   fill   in   the  time,  Sqoii Cruice had no  room for  'the news.' ---Rusty  ; A group of parents has prepared a brief on elementary  and secondary school education  which has been sent to various  interested organizations.  The brief has been' sent to  various organizations asking  each to suggest whether a public meeting should be called for  further discussion of the brief's  contents.  '..'''��� -  It was read out by Clerk David Johnston to Gibsons council  at Tuesday night's meeting.  Chairman Fred Feeney declared he was all, for improving methods of educittion^out he added  as a council it could hot act but  individual councillors could  take-part in a public meeting.  Councillor Wally Peterson, in  view of Education, Minister L.  Peterson's move removing municipal councils from having  any -say in; school board budgets  said"that support of this brief  is the only way council will be  able to have any say in school  board affairs.  The brief discussed kindergarten, elementary and secondary  levels and also deals with report cards. Here is their brief  mailed to the Coast News un*  der the signature of Mrs. K. 2M.  Taylor.      /  It is the purpose of this committee of parents to remind our  school board that the important  and only purpose of a school  system is. to educate the children and prepare them for a  useful and rewarding role not  just in this community but in  our future world. .  It is'distressing to note that  in a district .that has a large, industry, a hospital ahd]various  career opportunities, so few of  our graduates * are preparing  themselves for these careers.  While the school board is constantly reminding the taxpayer  that we are a wealthy district  and prepare their budgets accordingly these costs are not directly helping students attain a  higher standard. I m p r o p e r  scheduling also leads to inadequate course preparation. One  example: Students in Grade 12  must choose between li? I rature  and chemistry. Both courses  important   and   should   be  are  (Continued on Page 5)  LIMERICKS ANYONE  There was a young hippy named Stitch,  Who slept one night in a ditch'  But it weren't very nice  For 'twas crawling with lice  And  he was bothered all day  by an itch.  There is a premier named Ben-  .;.  hett ��� ,7,:.....  jWho  really   should  be   in  the  "v''' ;senateYf*Y;:Y^Y Y ���< - -��� ��� :y ������ "���- -: 77  He's Tso old and senile      v  Itf would7be just awhile;  Before he'd disastrously end it.  Oh a regional college we voted,'  With visions Of grandeur it was  coated .  ButYwe found when we looked,  That we'd really t>e took,  For 'twas on our taxes it floated.  As a limerick writer I'm on top,  But for public attention I'm not,  T'm  too  scared to  admit,  That these lyrics I writ,  So   you'll   just   have   to   guess  who or what? ��� Anonymous  Three sections  to be revised  Revisions of three sections of  St.' Mary's Hospital society bylaws will be sought at the coming annual meeting of the society during April, E. W. Booth,  president, announces.  The revisions will call for adding one member to the board  of trustees, to represent the  hospital auxiliaries; raising the  purchasing order limit firom  ?2i90 to $400; and also to inY  crease the limit o_ outJtJartding  indebtedness to $40,000. It is  now $20,000.  Two jet airliners have been  chartered by B.C. Liberals to  carry delegates, alternates and  supporters to the party's national leadership convention in Ot-  awa April 3.  Land seekers!  Northwest Territory people as  well as some from Washington  state are making enquiries to  Sunshine Coast real estate offices seeking acreage and waterfront property.  Such demands are becoming  heavier than they were five  years ago according to various  operators. The demand for waterfront property is very strong  but.there is not much.that can  be done about it as most waterfront land is under control of  residents who.have no desire  to move.  What is the future of public  school accommodation in this  school district? This and other  questions, Tv^inYbe explored I at  the 7 school "board educational  meeting, Monday, March 25 at  7:30 p.m. in EphinstoneYschool  'library.'. '.������ Y ;-; - "������7:  Mr. Gordon Johnson, district  superintendent and a p^neI7 of  trustee' and ws^b^- principals���  ^ill make'the lnitial^pr^sehta-  tion of facts to the public,about  referendum on a school building  program.  Two major facets" of the possible building program will be  discussed-: Addition to the Sechelt   Elementary   school,   and  provision for Secondary School  expansion.  The location of a new second1-  ary school, and the reason for  addition to the Sechelt school  fill be discussed.. Questions will  be invited.  An educational meeting will  also he held on April 1 in Madeira Park Elementary School  Activity room at 7:30 p.m. for  residents in- the ;;Render? Har-Y  hour area. Mr. Johnson will  chair the meetings; on the panel will be Mrs. Sheila Kitson,  trustee, and Mr. W. S. Potter,  Mr. Don Skelton and Mr. Sam  Reid, all school principals. Residents are urged to attend the  meeting in their area.  to speak  H9W to make our community  a better place in which to live  is the subject of a talk to be  g'ven by Jack Davis M.P. on  March 22 in the Elphinstone  auditorium, Gibsons at 7:30  p.m. Although Mr. Davis is our  .present representative in Ottawa this is in no way a political  meeting: Mr. Davis is personally concerned with community  betterment and his talk is '\ expected to spark some lively discussion.. To this end a supporting panel of local resource people covering a wide area of interest has been arranged.  The Sunshine Coast Arts Coun  cil, sponsor of this meeting, is  dedicated to the enrichment of  life in the community and com-  r muhity  betterment  is  the   cornerstone of all their activities.  A  recent visitor  to  Gibsons,  Prof.   R.   Jones, a   sociologist  from   Pennsylvania   State   University urged educators to take  the lead in working towards a  society which can find the unity  'in diversity necessary to ensure  mankind's   continued   existence  on this planet. Here on the Sunshine Coast we have diversity in  plenty,  people of many different cultural backgrounds, some  who have come here from the  four corners of the world.  Mr. Davis in his talk could  stimulate a self-evaluation study  of the community and it is hoped that those who plan to attend will ^accept the challenge  of such questions as how do we  as a community utilize our human resources Are we encouraging the truly creative? Do we  recognize the idealism and enthusiasm of our young people as  our greatest resource? Can we  provide a continuing experience  in : communication betw e'en  young and old, Indian and non-.  Indian, conventional and eccen  tric, resident and vacationer?  Mr. E. C. Sherman, resident  manager of the Canadian Forest Products pulp mill at Port  Mellon will introduce the speaker. The meeting will start  promptly.at 7:30 p.m. as Mr.  Davis has,to return to Vancouver immediately afterwards. H.  Klyne Headley will be chairman.  sr. citizens  7 Sunshine Coast Senior Citizens Housing Society directors  Tmet recently at the Sechelt  home of Mr. B. J. Lang and  were pleased to receive word  :������ that the appeal for financial  help from government had been  accepted in principle and would  be implementedy about April 1.  This means that construction  should follow shortly and also  that the beautiful brochure can  be distributed.  j Mr. Eric Rosen of Roberts  Greek was elected to the board  pf directors to replace the late  Captain Higgs. He was made  acquainted with the history of  the project. ,  .:. Word was received that the  Kiwanis Club of Gibsons was  interested in senior citizens'  homes and it was agreed that  representatives be invited to a  directors' meeting. It was pointed out that the directors of the  Sunshine Coast Housing Society  had screened two sites in Gibsons and three in Roberts Creek  along with a number in the  Sechelt, Half Moon Bay area  before deciding on the present  site which seemed to meet the  needs of the older people a  little more fully. There are a  great many factors which have  to be considered as the brochure  will outline. .  It was agreed .hat all memberships taken out in the housing society after November  1 last year should be considered as paid up for 1968.  e \'Onev. inter^ingY^tem 7 -at-..th e?  meeting came from a letter  from Canon Alan Greene from  London, England. While he was  aboard the S.S. Dinteldyck en  route; lie held a service, took  up a collection for the; Senior  Citizens '7 Homes and forwarded  a cheque for. $47.  The directors will meet again  . shortly at. the call of the chair.  DELEGATES CHOSEN  The Sunshine Coast Liberal  association at its meeting on  Friday, night of last week at  the home of Joe Benner in Sechelt, selected four delegates to  attend the Liberal party leadership   convention   in   Ottawa.  Chosen were Norman Watson,  Joe Benner and Clarence Joe.  of Sechelt and. Miss Heather  Wheeler of Gibsons.  ABOVE IS THE SECOND part of the destruction toy fire of one of  the oldest homes built in this district. Its last occupant was Chris  Jorgenson. Earlier this year as a practice the building on the flats  in the Giibsons bay area was set afire and the firemen vanquished  it in good time. This time they let it completely burn down, Monday  night. .  Plan comfort station  in centre of Gibsons  A proposal for a ground level  comfort station on the Bank of  Montreal corner of Gibson park  Marine Drive, came 'before Giibsons council at Tuesday night's  meeting.  Council regarded it as a step  in the right direction and after  consideration decided- to ask its  originator, A. Alan deBou, landscape specalist, to provide sufficient detail so it could be put  out to tender.  It would be constructed close  to the street in front of the holly  trees, with its double entrances  facing the parking lot. It. will  be of double rock wall construe-,  tion, maintaining a rustic effect. Cost is expected to be in  reluctance but as a previous license for TV repairs in a home  was granted, councillors except  Councillor Crosby, voted in favor.  The council was not happy  over the school board^s desire  for a crosswalk across North  Rd. at the elementary school,  regarding it as a step backward. However, after debate  council decided to arrange for  the crosswalk.   '  A department of transport  check Qn the condition of the  airplane float in the harbor revealed the signs needed repainting and awindsock was necessary. Council will look after the  pamting7andYendeayor   to , ob-  the $4;000to $5^(>^rahge^ith1a-^^^^^^^^m^smt'^m,  be found to keep the dock in its  correct position as at times it  appears to be out of position.  Council decided to check on  the cost of collision insurance  for fire trucks. It also decided  to split the $5 fee to be paid by  firemen who succeed in a 10  week first aid course. Thirteen  firemen will take part and the  District Fire Protection unit will  pay the other half  A plan of improvement for  Sunnycrest Plaza's water supply was agreed to in principle  by council and it will be presented to the occupants there  for approval before work  commenced.  septic tank until such time it  can be attached to the sewer  system. This expenditure would  come out of capital funds.  Proposed ferry schedules for  the future were discussed and  council, not too pleased with  what they have heard will ask  for a later ferry to leave Horseshoe Bay after the 9:45 p.m.  run and that hourly sunnmer  service start on the Langdale  run on May 24.  The Union of B.C. Municipalities* asking council for its experience on federal government  subsidized winter works will be  told that given a little time to  check council will present its  views.  Mrs. R. F. Johnston was given permission to operate as a  hairdresser in her Abbs Rd.  home. Discussion revealed some  is  Capt. T. L. Higgs, oldtimer, dies  Captain Thomas Leonard  Higgs of Gibsons, B.C. passed  away in hospital in Vancouver,  B.C. on the morning of March  14th, 1968, at the age of 78.  His death brought to the close  a long and useful life connected  almost entirely with the sea.  He. was born in Netherton  Hampshire, England in 1889  coming to South Pender Island  with his mother, Mrs. L. S.  Higgs in 1892 to the home which  had been developed by his  father, Lewis Leonard Spalding  Higgs where his childhood was  lived until entering the towboat  and shipping industry as a very  young lad.  His first employment was  with the Young & Gore Tow-  boat Company when he joined  the veteran tug Sea Lien as  deckhand when she was tied up  awaiting favorable weather to  proceed from Pender Island to  the United States withv,a tow  of logs. Later he left the *tugs  and joined the passenger vessel Iroquois owned by Captain-  Sears of Sidney. This vessel���  was lost off Sidney, B.C. in  1911 with all but a few # its  personnel and passengers.  Prior to this, Tom Higgs had  joined the pioneer towing firm  of Greer and Coyle of Vancou  ver where he was continuously  employed until the commencement of World War One at which  time he entered the Royal  -Canadian Navy and saw active  service overseas ��� until 1919  when he re-entered the service  of the Coyle Company to be  their senior master for many  years until leaving their employment in 1930 to join his  brother, Capt. W. Y. Higgs in  the founding of the Gabriola  Island Ferry service where  they, as partners, designed and  built the ferry Atrevida. This  vessel operated under provincial government charter from  1931 until 1946 under the Higgs  brothers management at which  time she was sold to Captain  H. C. R. Davis, of Nanaimo  who continued to operate her  on that route.  Captain Higgs has been semi-  retired and living in Gibsons  for the past 13 years and leaves  his - wife Kathleen and three  sons Martin, Gerald and John  also his step-son Walter Cul-  linan of Nanaimo who are all  Master Mariners. He also  leaves his stepdaughter. Mrs.  Dorothy Strieker residing in  Surrey, B.C.  Among the very wide interests Captain Higgs pursued  over the years was the exploration of particularly, all parts  of British Columbia, of which  locality he was very well informed as to its history, natural resources, hunting and  fishing.  Cremation will follow the service which took place at  Harvey's Chapel at 3 o'clock  Saturday afternoon, March 16  and upon Captain Higgs' own  wish his ashes will be com��  mitted to the sea at a later  date.  To curb noise  Noise from motor vehicles is  the subject of a new motor  vehicle regulation which reads:  No person shall start, drive,  turn, or stop any motor vehicle  or accelerate the vehicle engine while the vehicle is stationary, in a manner which  causes any loud and unnecessary noise in or from the engine, exhaust system, or the  braking system, or from the  contact of the tires with the  roadway.  The law is aimed at loud and  unnecessary noise ��� noisy exhaust systems, squealing tires  when turning corners, fast get-  a-ways from stop signs when  tire squeals result. All of these,  and others, are in the loud and  unnecessary noise category.  Drivers who fail to comply  with this law face court prosecution and driver's licence suspension. The new regulations  provides a means to deal with  this problem. Most of the objectionable noises are evidence  of unsatisfactory driving attitudes by show-offs, attention-  seekers, and fast and impatient  drivers.  CLINC ROBBED  Burglars broke into the Medical Clinic office in Gibsons during the middle of last week.  stole a considerable nju^ntity of  pills and $20 in cash. RCMP  report recovering a cache of  pills. re  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, BX.    *  Published Thursdays at Gibsons. B.C. Authorized as second  class mail for payment of postage in cash, Post Office Department,  Ottawa.  Member Audit Bureau of Circulation, B;C. Weekly Newspapers  Advertising Bureau, Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association, B.C.  Weekly Newspapers Association.  Fred Cruice, Editor and Publisher.  Ed. Thomson, Advertising and Promotion Manager.  Subscription Rates: $3 per year, $1.75 for six months. United  States and foreign, $4.50 per year.  luupunnimminnmuinmnniw^^  Man in street browned off  (Copyright)  Years ago Krushchev said with a twinkle  "I can teach capitalist leaders a wrinkle.  There need be no war  A way better by far,  Cause inflation; cash registers won't tinkle."  "Now how can you bring on inflation?"  Said the top business men of the nation, '  "You know that you'll rue it'  If you ever do it,  The status quo's set for duration."  Krushchev's eyes twink_ed,~"That's quite easy  Union leaders have stomachs quite queasy.  To hang onto their jobs  They get statistics in gobs  Which when studied might look a bit sleazy."  The business man said with some unction,  "I'm sure that you have no compunction.  Let?s say we aspire  To methods much higher  Such as seeking a lawful injunction."  Krushchev grinned, "Quit kidding, be veracious  We know you use methods mendacious  We both do and you know it  So why try. to snow it  Or seek political succor ukasious?"  "We find that word succor repellent.  We never do things that are fraudulent.  But we're not that inept  And we always expect  Our donations will make some men opulent.  "We also find succor ambivalent  It's other spelling is somehow redolent  Of things you are doing    ; 17  When labor you're wooing  With ideas that you know will cause foment.  "You see it's all part of the game.  Labor unions do more of the same.  We paid through the nose  To the party we chose  It's the aim of the game that's to Iblame.-  "The aim. of the game is to dominate  Our enemies and all those that we nominate        %  To protect private interest  From unions who'd like to wrest  Our profits, which they say, they abominate.  "Abominate? Why that must be our attitude.  We can't live a life of dull rectitude. *.. ������  We have to teach labor  To use vocal sabre  To cut and hew archaic platitude.  "(Let's say that your basic conceptions  Of economics are replete with deceptions  You fear any change  And so you estrange  Labor leaders with quite few exceptions.  You report all your profits in millions  L��_bor leaders twist these into billions.  For the sake of the Joe  Who is not in the know  They must make it sound just like trillions.  "Percentage is never discussed,  And in ratios we never place trust.  A labor statistic  Is made realistic  And small profits to look quite unjust."  The man in the street had been listening  To this dialogue, none of it glistening  With ideas, profound,  The epitome of sound,  Materialistic, imperialistic, quite sickening.  1 He thought, "They both have holes in the attic  : And each smells quite unaromatic  It may be too late,  We'll just have to wait  For leaders with thoughts charisatnatic.'*  Politics, business, labor, assume  That the man in the street will not fume.  He'll put up with the squeeze  From all sides without pleas  Which ip something they should not assume.  > The man in the street is browned off  ������ With polemics, dialectics ��md stuff.  He may say, as he drowses,  "A pox on both houses."  One day he'll get up off his duff.  ���H. F. Harris,     Soames Point.  y~:     (By JOAN B. RIGBY)  It   has   been   an   interesting  and enlightening experience :for  me to act as returning officer  for the school board of Sechelt  School  District  46,   on  two  occasions in a few short months.  I acted first in December when  the     rural     school  board was  elected,   and   recently   on   the  -^plebescite regarding a Regional  College. I have met many fine  and co-operative    people,    and  ���have  seen areas t didn't know  existed. This; has been rewarding  forv me.   However,. I  have  discovered   that   very   few   of  the residents of this area, and  I imagine the same is; true in  any  other   area,   know  who  is  eligible   to  vote;   how   the voting  lists  are * compiled;     '. nor  whose responsibility it is to. see  their name is on the list.  Our     forerathers     fought for  their right to vote, but we seem  to   assume   that   someone   else  will   look  after  our   rights.   By  this. I mean  that  the average  voter takes it for granted that  because   his   name   was   on   a  federal or a provincial list,  or  because he has owned property  here   for   15  or   30   years   and  was   on  the   last list,   that   he  will   automatically   be/ on   the  present     list.     Therefore,     he  doesn't     bother    to  check the  lists    when     they  are  posted;  doesn't   know   if   his   name   is  on  the list,  and is  either chagrined or furiously angry when  a  deputy returning  officer  has  the   unpleasant   job   of   telling  him he cannot    vote    because  his name is not on the list.  To begin, with, federal and  provincial elections are resident elections and personal  enumerations are made by  teams    of     people going from  77-Y.Yr ���' Y,YY7Y,'   y  door to door>.orJcards;are sent  out for; would-be yoters  to fill  in and return^However,  muni-'4  cipal,  rural and regional yelec-  t'ons. such1 as we have for the  villages of Gibsons and; Sechelt  and -for; the rural areas, are  for land owners subject to vote  and to tenant and resident electors on all matters^ except those  pertaining to. the spending of  moriey. '    Y  Y ������"��� '������*���   ���'���    *   ' '    * ;' '7 _;  The lists for such elections  are compiled, in our case, in  New Westminster and are required by law to be in the  hands of the municipality and  school board by August 1. They  in turn have a public stenographer in New Westminster (because the books are there)  break down these lists in Rural  A (Nelson Island to Sechelt)  and Rural B (Selma Park to  Bowen Island) and the two  municipalities.  The area is just too large for  the  school board office  or the  municipality     offices    to. know  each   land   owner  individually,  and if an error or omission occurs there is no way of know-  this  unless the  individual  who  is  omitted  checks  the list and,  appeals   to   the   Court   of   Revision,   which   is   held   in   September,  and which is annually  advertised in  the  Coast News.  It is the duty of each individual  tax-payer   to   protect   his   own  right  to vote  by checking  the  list;   and   unless   he  does   so.  there   is   no   way   of   knowing  an   omission   has   been  made.  This   check   by   the   individual  must    be    done annually. The  saddest  duty I've  had to  perform   as returning   officer   has  been to tell upset-land owners  they cannot-vote because their  name is not  on the list.  'TThere^ are also many people  who.,have; a right to vote and  they do not know it and have  no idea it. seems as to how  they can have.their names put  on the list. There are resident  electors ��� e.g. the property is  registered in the name of: one  spouse only,7 the other must ap-  fpeal to the Court; of Revision  annually in order to have his  or 'her vote. There are tenant  electors��� e.g. people who have  .- lived here for six months. They  too can appeal to the Court of  Revision annually. This is a  small price to pay for the right  to vote.  As I have talked to people  I have stressed over and over  again the necessity of checking the lists when they . are  posted. Notice of posting is advertised in the Coast News  each August; notice of the  Court of Revision is also ad-,  vertised. Will you do as I have  done ���- mark on your calendar  for the month of August to  check the hew lists and follow  the directions of the advertisement re the Court of Revision?  Voters become upset, embarrassed and angry when denied  .2    Coa^t^NewsY March 21, 1968.  the right to vote, but deputy  returning officers ��� who are  only your neighbors ��� are as  upset as you because, they have  to deny you this right. Please  protect your own vote ��� you  lare the only one who can!  ��� LEGAL DOCUMENTS  ��� TAX PAPERS  ��� LETTERS  ��� MEDICAL CERTIFICATES  ahd other required papers  can be copied by photostat  Coast News  Ph. 8862622  N.   Richard   McKibbin  A   PERSONAL   INSURANCE   SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  Point of law  When a house is sold the adjustment statements are a frequent cause of some confusion to the parties. Let us assume a  sale price of $20,000 with the assumption by the buyer of a mort- Y  gage, deposit.of $500, annual taxes of $210, fire insurance of $72 -A.-  for a  three-year, period starting  the  first of September,  1967   ���  sale date first of May, 1968. The two adjustment statements would  look something like this:  SELLER'S  STATEMENT  Debit  By:    Sale Price  Fire insurance ������ 1 Sept. 1967 to  1 Sept. 1968 ��� $72.00  To:   Deposit to Flopolla Acres Realty  Realtor's fee 6% x 20.000   1200  Less deposit 500  Balance 700  Assumption of  mortgage '��� with  Squeezem Loan Co. 12,472.89  Taxes ��� $210  ,    '- 70.00  Balance to seller 6,313.11  $    500.00  700.00  Credit  $20,000.00  56.00  BUYER'S   STATEMENT  To:   Purchase price .  Fire insurance ��� 1 Sept. 1967 to  .     1 Sept. 1968 ��� $72.00 .  Legal fees as per legal scale  Allowed 1% x 1st 2,500   25 00  V2%   x 17,500   87.50  Purchase price     20,000]  Land registry fees:  Deed 39.00  Certificate    of    encumbrance i   2.00  Search <fee      ���-'* ���'   .50  $20,056.00   $20,056.00  Hnuy  HOW TO  KM0W  A MEDICAL QUACK  Quacks not only take your money, but also  steal some of the precious time when early  diagnosis and treatment of a disease can prevent much later danger.  Any person who guarantees a quick cure, uses  a secret machine or formula, advertises testimonials of his cures, tells you surgery or x-rays  do more harm than good, or claims the medical  profession is persecuting him is a quack. The  more he tells you that the physicians are afraid  of his competition, the more certain you can  be af his quackery. Beware of such fakers, Voltaire said, "The quack was born when the first  knave met the first fool." ,  Your doctor can phone us, when you need a  medicine. We will constantly endeavor to keep  abreast of the expanding activities in the field  of pharmacy ��� in this era of sreat 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  Rtf  Debit  $20,000.00  56.00  112.50  Credit  STORE HOURS ��� 9 a.m. fo 6 p.m. ��� FRIDAY 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  OPEN ALL DAY WEDNESDAYS  ____-_>_-------i--  41.50  By:  Deposit to Flopolla Acres Realty  Assumption of mortgage with  Squeezem Loan Co.  Taxes ��� $210.00  Payment to law firm of  Messrs. Loophole, Loophole & McTort  $   ,500.00  Y.7   12,472.89  70.00  7,167.11  $20,210.00   $20,210.00  It will be seen that the two statements are the reverse of  one another except that the buyer has to pay the legal- and land  registry fees and the seller the real estate agent's fees. The fire  insurance has been paid by the seller ��� so the buyer has to pay  back a portion. The mortgage figure is the value of the mortgage  as of the sale date of 1 May, 1968. The seller has not,paid tine  taxes, so the buyer must do so and the seller must pay the bujrer  for his "share of the taxes" being .one-third- The law firm holds  the money and pays the seller when the documents are registered  at the land registry office. They pay out"as follows;  .  To themselves for fees...������.-.���,.      $  112.50  Land registry office ,;��� 41.50  .   Realtor -....��� "..*���'..:  ' .    700.00  Seller ". 6,313.11  Standing  back of  every  job . . .  Agents for  MARKEL  Received from. buyer  $7,167.11  The. amounts to be paid :to the law firm and the seller are  simply- balancing entries. The totals on both - statements mean  nothing and merely show that the debits equal the credits.  ���i. "  ___  %**'s ..       '*_S>���%     '    *���*     '      ">V ^A'  rfJ%  ':Ay' m.  REMODELLING or REBUILDING!  Use the B.C. Hydro Finance Plan  ���Add the cost of electrical work  fo your light bill.  UP TO FIVE YEARS TO PAY  McPhedran Electric  .''LTD. "  '>..      . . Phone 886-9689 Government, labor argue  ill33  HON. ISABEL DAWSON  The people of British Columbia have been fed a lot of  patent and irresponsible nonsense about Bill 33 which is a  most progressive and new government measure designed to  streamline and improve labor-  management relations in this  province.^  This was made abundantly  clear by the minister pf labor,  the Honorable Leslie R. Peter-,  son, during his speech in the  Legislature in which he explained the principles of the legislation.  Mr. Peterson was so adept Jn  demolishing the arguments  which have been voiced by a  minority of militant labor leaders and their political allies  that the opposition appeared  dispirited and could only sit  in their seats in stunned silence.  The minister was particularly  effective in dealing with the  charges that Bill 33 will bring  about an end to free collective  bargaining and is a vicious  form of compulsion^ aimed at  destroying the trade union  movement.  As he so rightly pointed out;  Bill 33 is an earnest and sincere attempt to put industrial  relations in the province oh a  firmer basis. The most satisfactory method of settling industrial disputes is through  normal collective bargaining,  with a minimum of assistance  or interference by the^ government. The compulsory features  of the bill will be invoked only  as a last resort where the welfare of the public is affected.  Bill 33 is not intended to, and  will not create a strike-free oi*  lockout-free   society.  He also said: Regardless of  argument to the contrary/ it is  now generally recognized that:  binding awards in certain disputes is preferable to the consequences of strike or lockout  action.  The minister explained that  any authority, by its very nature, is forced to justify its.  decisions. Had the government  wished to shirk its responsibilities of deciding when, in order  to protect the public interest'  and' welfare, there should be  no strike or lockout,* it could  easily have placed that responsibility ,on the impartial Mediation Commission. But the responsibility for making that  decision has been placed where  it belongs ��� on the government.  If the government does not act  responsibly in this matter, it  will obviously have to answer  to the people of this province,  and there is no doubt what the  answer would be. The remedy,  if used indiscriminately, will  defeat itself and it therefore  cannot and will not be applied  automatically and invariably.  Employees, if repeatedly denied  the right to strike would not  respect the law. They would  ignore such a law and take  strike action. The problem is  to confine arbitration to the  smallest area that is feasible  and to see that the principle is  invoked only in extreme circumstances ��� when the good  of the general public is seriously indangered.  Therefore it, is difficult. to  come to any other conclusion  than this ��� those who are so '  bitterly criticizing this new  legislation are doing so strictly  for personal and political reasons rather than concerning  themselves wth the public welfare and safeguarding the provincial good. ��� _  The government is responsible  to the people and. acts respon-  . sibly. Surely this responsibility  should ensure that there will  be no abuse of power because  public respect for the actions  of the government remains vital  to any successful government.  I have asked the minister of,  labor for copies of his clear  and concise explanation of the  principles of Bill 33 and I will  be shortly sending copies to  you, my constituents. There  have been so many irresponsible and false statements made  concerning Bill 33. that I believe it essential for all of the  people to understand the true  facts of the matter ������ so they  may judge the merits of Bill  33 for themselves.  met. with the officers of the-  lower mainland locals on Surt:  day, March\l0, in Vancouver,  for the purpose of considering  the provisions of Bill 33 as it  affects labor generally and  government employees in particular.    .  Bill 33 prohibts the, common-  law right ..of government employees to take strike action  but does not substitute (as^a  right,; arbitration with provision  for binding award. The officers  expressed the view that it is  incredible and, in fact, inconceivable  that  the  common-law  right to strike should be denied  citizens who,happen to be employees ��.^constitutional government and Nwho, at the same  time, are -denied the absolute  right to. refer matters in dis-  ,pute to the mediation commission which will in effect be a  board of arbitration. It has been  suggested that it will be "the  policy of government to refer  unresolved issues to" the": media-.  " tion commission. The ; officers  of the .association and locals,  however, hasten to remind all  concerned that if we are to  assess, good will and good faith  in the future, in the light of the  past, there is little hope that  unresolved issues will be referred to the mediation commission. It is more probable, based on facts to date, that the  government will not refer issues  to the mediation commission  and even if they-are referred,  the findings of the commission  will' only be considered binding if they are in favor of the  government. '��� >Y  The  officers   expressed  complete and absolute opposition to  the denial of the worker's right  to   withdraw   his   service.   The  present proposed legislation,  as'far as provincial government  employees are concerned, is infamous in that it destroys the  right to take strike action which  has existed to date and substitutes nothing in "it's place  other than a reference to a  mediation commission and only  at the will of government and  that the findings of the commission will be binding only if they  are satisfactory to; government.  The following is part of a  statement issued by Ray Hay-  nes, Secretary-Treasurer of the  B.C.  Federation of Labor.  One of the most disturbing  aspects  of  Mr.   Peterson's   re-  Coast News, March 21, 1968.    3  marks is his repeated use of  the traditional totalitarian  justification of convenience for  the elimination of freedoms. We  recognize that freedom and  civil rights are inconvenient at  times, but thousands of our  people in generation after generation have died for those  rights and freedoms, irrespective of  their inconvenience.  In rejecting the present  necessity of calling a special  session of the Legislature to  deal with situation endangering     the     public welfare,  Mr.  (Continued on Page 6)  PACING   PROGRESS...  No Canadian should remain indifferent to the fact that there is, in this  country, a program whose objective is to promote progress in disadvantaged rural areas.  ARDA is a joint Federal-Provincial program arid its.goals are to  increase income and employment opportunities of rural people and  increase the efficient use of rural lands.  In order to achieve these objectives, ARDA is using various means:  ��� land use has been improved on two million acres in Western  Canada through community pastures, grazing reserves,  recreation and wildlife projects.  ��� rural people are being assisted to find alternative employment opportunities.  ��� new jobs are being created through resource development  projects in rural areas.  ��� comprehensive regional development programs are underway in the Interlake District of Manitoba and in the Edson  District of Alberta. The Interlake program under ARDA/  FRED provides 85 million dollars of federal and provincial  funds for human and physical resource development.  ��� over 40 million dollars fiaye been committed to drainage,  flood control, irrigation system renovation.and land conservation projects throughout Western Canada.  In brief, social and economic development for rural pebple and optimum  utilization of natural resources are the two concepts inspiring ARDA.  Officers of the B.C. Government    Employees    association  AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL  DEVELOPMENT ACT OF CANADA  DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY  AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT  OTTAWA 4    Coast News, March 21, 1968.  March 22:  O.A.P.O. Friendship  Tea, Health Centre, Gibsons, 2..t.  p)m. ������  MARRIAGES  SCHMALTZ ��� BUCKLEY. Mr.  and Mrs. Norman Buckley announce the marriage of their  daughter Naomi to Mr. Ter-  rence Joseph Schmaltz, son of  Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Schmaltz,  Beiseker, Alta. The wedding  took place Sat., March 16, 1968  at St. Andrew's Catholic church  Vancouver.  Woman to houseclean, live in,  meals, transportation, living  quarters. For further particulars phone 886-2637.  WORK WANTED  Day care in my home. Phone  886-7484.     '  DEATHS  HIGGS ��� On March 14, 1968,  Capt. Thomas Leonard Higgs,  aged 79 years, of Dogwood Rd.,  Gibsons. Survived by his loving wife Kathleen, 3 sons, Martin, Joe and John, Gibsons; 1  stepson, Walter Cullinan, Nanaimo; 1 stepdaughter, Mrs.  Dorothy Strieker, New Westminster; 1 brother William Y.; 6  grandchildren. Capt. Higgs was  a life member of the Merchant  Service Guild. Funeral Sat.,  March 16 at 3>p.m. from the  Family Chapel of the Harvey  Funeral Home, Gibsons, B.C.  Rev. H. Kelly officiated. Cremation.  MELHUS ��� John Helmer Mel-  hus, in his 85th year, formerly  of Granthams  Landing,  passed  away March 10, 1968, inCoquit-  lam. Survived Iby 4 sons, Ralph  and Edward, Vancouver; Rudolf  Victoria;   Fredrick,   Alberni;   4  daughters,  Julie,  Los Angeles;  Mabel, Coquitlam; Agnes, Richmond; Myrtle, Vancouver; 1 sister,  Synove Ringstad, Norway;  as well as many grandchildren  and great-grandchildren. Funeral service Wednesday, March 13  at 2 p.m. in the Garden Chapel,  Ocean View. Burial Park, Rev.  R. Soine officiating. Interment.  Arrangements through the Memorial Society of B.C. and First  Memorial Services Ltd.  USHER ��� On March 15, 1968,  John Melvyn Usher of Gibsons,  B.C. formerly of Sudbury, Ont.  A veteran of First World War,  he was attached to the First Division of the Machine Gun Battalion. Survived by his loving  wife, Florence E.; 3 sisters,  Mrs. E. Hilts, Sudlbury, Ont.;  Mrs. W. Wright, Gogama, Ont.;  Mrs. L. Gravel, Little Current,  Ont.; 1 brother,' Clifford, Dearborn, Mich. A member of Sudbury Lodge 282 I.O.O.F. Also  an associate memiber of Sunshine Coast Lodge No. 76. He  was a memiber of Sudbury Encampment No. 99, LO.O.F., Sudbury, Ont.. D.D.G.M. in the Subordinate Lodge, D.D.G. Patriarch of the Encampment Memorial service to be announced  later. Cremation. No flowers.  Arrangements through the Memorial Society of B.C. and-First  Memorial Services Ltd.  IN MEMORIAM  REES ��� In loving memory of  a dear mother, Mrs. David Rees  who passed away March 25,  1965. Ever remembered and  greatly^' missed.  ���Betty Woodford.    ''"   '  CARD OF THANKS  We would like to thank all our  friends on the Sunshine Coast  for their well wishes for our retirement, surprise parties, and  especialy their friendship  throughout the years.  - ���George and Grace  McDonald.  FLORISTS  Wreaths and sprays  Lissiland   Florists  Phone 886-9345.  Gibsons.  HELP WANTED  THE CORPORATION  OF THE VILLAGE OF  GIBSONS LANDING  DOG  POUNDKEEPER  WANTED  The  undersigned would be  interested  to hear from persons  willing to act as a dog catcher  and maintain a dog pound  at  their own property, on a short  term basis, possibly one or two  months in the spring. Piaytment  on a mutually satisfactory basis will be arranged.  For information and appointment phone 886-2543.  ���David Johnston,  Municipal Clerk.  March 14, 1968.  FIRE INSURANCE  AGENT  The Mutual Fire Insurance Com  pany of B.C. requires an agent  to represent the company in the  Gibsons-Sechelt 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.  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 be 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 _  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  Daberman puppies; $25 each:  Phone 886-7125.  MISC. FOR SALE  New three section living room  . window, %Vk ft x 3^_ ft.; set of  barbells, as new, 120 lbs. Reasonable. Phone 886-7756.  New stock of radios, combina-  tion transistor and AC, also 4  band AC and transistor combination.  Earl's in Giibsons  886^9600  3 burner Olympic propane stove  with oven, 2 medium tanks fully equipped, for (boat or house.  Phone 886^2513. Y  SPRING SALE ,  To make room for new stock,  25% off many varieties of shrubs  30"  Forsythia in bloom, 79c.  GILKER'S  NURSERIES  Reid Rd., Gibsons  Ph. 886-2463  4 piece drum set and 2 cymbals.  Hardly been used. Phone 886-  9565.  ./.  ��� ���     i ���������- ���'" i ���-' '  1 12 x 24 building, new 2x4s and  2x6s. Highest offer takes it. 3  large foam chip pillows, $3 each  I- 3 speed record player $8.50.  12 month old black Border Collie dog, good with children. Ph.  886-2477.  3 way baby carriage, Aqua color. 886-7432.  Portable TV, 19" screen, practically new American model. $80  Drafting desk with 10 drawers;  30 x 8 drafting table. 888-9541.  Caulk boots, steel toed boots.  885-9976 evenings.  FULLER REPRESENTATIVE  886-2123  New, used and reconditioned  chain -saws and outboards. All  makes and models.  CHAIN SAW CENTRE  Sechelt, Phone 885-9626  Giod local nay for sale, $1 a  bale delivered. Phone 946-6568.  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  Wanted, Small "cat" exchange  for property. Ph. 886-2887.  Good wood and coal range. Box  1035, Coast News.  BOATS FOR SALE  16'���" 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  '59 Ford station wagon, 6 cylinder i standard. . Ph.= Gordon,  886-2817 after 6'p.m.,;  64 Mercury 2 <_oor, hard top,  V8 automatic, power steering,  power brakes, good condition.  40,000 miles. Phone after 5 p.m.  884-5268. .  Y  '='    .'   _  I960 Pontiac 2 door. H.T. V8,  Stand. Phone 886-7404:  1964   FAIRLANE   V8   Standard  Completely overhauled. .-Must  sell.. Phone 88to77  '59 Hillman Minx sedan, good  condition.  $275.  Phone 886-2078.  '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. ���"������*  ANNOUNCEMENTS  My tractor is hot 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. Sechelt. Phone  886-9876.  We buy beer bottles. 25c doz.  brought to property, 20c if we  collect. Pratt Road Auto Wreckers, Chaster Road. Gibsons. 886-  9535.  For complete information on  Marine, Industrial and Liability  insurance; claims and adjustments, contact Captain W. Y.  Higgs, Marine Consultant, Box  339, Gibsons. Phones 886-9546,  and 885-9425.  COMPRESSED AIR  SERVICE FOR Y  Skindivers' and Firemen's  * air tanks      7 ;V  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  Xane)  "  Gibsons���- Ph.' 886-9535  Alder, stove and fireplace v.xwd  for  sale.  Phone ,886-9861.  FOR RENT  2 bedroom heated suite, semi-  furnished, available April 1. Ph.  886-2163.  41 ft. house trailer, 1 bedroom.  Phone 886-276(2 after 5 p.m.  1 bedroom duplex, view. $65.  886-2055.    BEST ACCOMMODATION  IN GIBSONS  MAPLE CRESCENT  NEW DELUXE APARTMENT  3 bedroom apartments vacant  now. FREE heat, washing  facilities, drapes, blinds, parking, water, garbage collection. , Colored appliances and  plumbing. Luxury living at low  cost.  Phone 886-7049  PROPERTY FOR SALE  3 room basement house, in Gibsons, suit couple. Phone 886-2098  SPECIAL ~~  Revenue duplex on choice waterfront lot, near Gibsons. Requires $6500, to handle. R. W.  Vernon, S8&-2887.  ~~ GOWER POINT  WATERFRONT  SEMI-WATERFRONT  VIEW LOTS  ACREAGE  R. W. VERNON, 886-2887  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.  Gibsons waterfront lots avail*  able. Phone 886-2466.  One semi-waterfront lot, Hopkins Landing. Phone 886-2466.  fo editor  THAT IS SMOKEY the Bear dis  cussing fire prevention with'  Elaine Bidiuk, Carson Stanley,,  Warren Dixon and Marlene Fin-  igan. Smokey visited the area to  take part in the Canadian Forestry . Association? conservation  program in district schools. -  ";The Canadian Forestry association, a public service organization promoting conservation  and youth training, in ^co-operation with the B.C. Forest Service-presented films and lectures' in district schools during  the'week. Dave Camipbell, association regional supervisor  was in charge.  The  tour of schoolsYv/as  organized through LesY Chamber  lin, Sechelt district Forest  Ranger. The films and' talks  outlined conservation, wise use  of woods, waters, wild life and  soil. Fire prevention and the  sustained use of forests, bird  life, folklore in logging, good  forest management and forest  crops were explained.  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE  Gibsons ���, Large fully serviced  lot with commanding view.  Ideal permanent homesite.  Full price $4,500.    Y  Waterfront lot with 200 feet,  waterfrontage 7 and - exceptional l view. Fully serviced  tin new. home area. Full  price $5,750.Y7 -7 '���':/���'  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.1 4  piece colored "Pembroke  bathroom. Auto-oil, hot water 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  6^ mile lake just 3 hours  from Vancouver. Lots average 80 feet'on lake by. 170  feet. Excellent fishing and  .water sports. Priced from  $4,250 to $4,500. Terms.  For these and other choice  properties on the Sunshine  Coast, contact Frank Lewis  or Morton Mackay at Gibsons office, 886-9900.  FINLAY REALTY  Gibsons and Burquitlam  Granthams ��� Residential lot  on the water line with command  ing view of Shoal Channel. High  way frontage. $1100.  Roberts Creek ���- 9.26 acres,  southerly slope, easily cleared.  $2300. ,  Good building lot (.95) acres  in popular Roberts Creek area.  Short distance from the beach.  $1400.  Gibsons ��� Ideal -retirement -  attractive and warmVsingle bedroom home on level lot. Garage,  small greenhouse, Several fruit  trees and shrubs. :Hahdy to shop  ping. $9,500.,  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  Really & Insurance  Gibsons  7,   Call C. R. Gathercole  Office 886-7015       Res. 886-2785  Member of the Multiple Listing  Service of Vancouver Real  Estate Board  EWART McMYNN  y REALTY & INSURANCE  NOTARY PUBLIC  Ph. 886-2116 ��� 886-2248  ���  '������������' ,;MEMBER:7''7    Y  MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE  Y Phone 886-2248  Island retreat: 60' x HO' lot,  5 mans from pebble beaches: 2  bedrm cottage; with plumbing  and brick fireplace. $2800 full  price.    /:'���'���: , .y  .View lots at Hopkins on highway: $2800 to $4000.  _^d-bedrm,    full,   basement,  J very weU.7biiilt  home   on   U_s  a ere 7 good beach property. Full  priee $35,000. Good terms.  YYOverlooking -the islands^ two  bedrm cottage with A/oil furnace, $5500cash or $6000 terms.  Three bedrm home, country,  close to shopping, etc., on excellent-lot, ample water: $3000  down on $12,600.  Still available, fine modern  home on 64��% first mortgage,  7% second: .Three bedrooms, 27  x 24 living room with fireplace,  big kitchen with modern appliances, full concrete basement  with finished room and extra  plumbing. Full price $26,800.  E. McMynn        886-2500  Do Wortman       886-2393  J.   Warn 886-2681  Box 238, Gibsons, B.C.  This lovely nearly new, 2 bedroom home on good lot in new  area, some finishing needed inside, only $8000 Full price.  Older type 2 bedroom home on  very large lot, some fruit trees,  shed, etc. $8750. Full price.  Close to beach, 2 bedrooms,  living room with F.P. on 1%  acres, good well, very easy  terms on $9500.  Attractive 2 bedroom, electric  heat, nice garden on level lot  only $12,600. easy terms.  K. BUTLER REALTY  & Insurance  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000-  UNDERWRITING LIFE  & MORTGAGE INSURANCE  Representing  MONTREAL  LIFE INSURANCE Co.  . DIAL 886-2481  l    CHARLES ENGLISH Ltd.  Real Estate and Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS.  B.C7  CONSTRUCTOR  Ph.  886-2481  Everything tor your  Y building heeds  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt. Phone 885-228?  Editor: A CanadianYconfer-  ence on Housing is being planned. It will take place in Toronto, October 20 to 23, sponsored  by the Oa-iadiari Welfare 'Council. .. ,���.....,    .. Y 'Y '���:''.'..;" 77  We, the housing committee of  ' the V.A.H.W. have been asked  to assist in British Columbians  participation. This conference  can be the opportunity for British Columbians to present views  on housing at a national level,  but first we must find out from  people all over the province  whether we do have a problem. For this reason, we are  seeking your personal opinion.  ^Spme prominent people in our  country have stated there is  no housing problem. Is there  a housing problem in your community? Will you help us by  giving your opinion. Thank you.  ��� Mrs. Dorothy Beheshti,  Chairman, Secretariat, B.C.  Housing Committee, Vancouver.  rm urn si:imri;s  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  8 a.m., Holy Communion  V 9:30 a.m.; Family Service  .7:30 p.m., Evensong  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11 a.m., Family Service  St.   Hilda's,   Sechelt  '     8 a.m., Holy Eucharist  11:00 a.m., Communion  Church of His Presence,  3:00 g.m., Family Service  St. Mary's Church, Garden Bay  7:30 p.m., Evening.Prayer  UNITED  Gibsons  Y li  a.m.,: Divine  Service  Roberts Creek  2 p.m.. Divine Worship  7     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.  Praver Meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thurs  BETHEL BAPTIST, Sechelt  .11:15 a.m., Worship Service  7:30 p.m., Wed., Prayer  Rev. A. Willis  GIBSONS PENTECOStAL  TABERNACLE  Member P.A.O.C.  886-2027  Highway and Martin Road  Evening Service 7:30 p.m.  Tues.  Bible Study & Prayer  7:30 p.m.  Fri.   Clubs &  Family Services  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  GLAD TIDINGS  Sunday 9 a.m.  Preservice Worship  10 a.m. Church School  11 a.m. Morning Worship  7:00 p.m., Evangelistic Service  Tues., 7 p.m., Classes  Fri., 7 p.m., Clubs, all ages  Rev. D. R. McLean  T E NOE RS  THE CORPORATION  OF THE VILLAGE OF  GIBSONS I_A_^D0_NKJ  TENDERS iFOR PAINTING  Tenders will be received by the  undersigned up to -5:00 p.m.  Monday, March 25, 1968, for the  painting of the Health Centre,  Library andTas necessary at the  Municipal Hall. Work must be  completed by April 30, 1968, unless an extension is authorized  in writing. Specifications and  information may be obtained at  the Muncipal Office, phone 886-  2543.  The lowest or any tender will  not necessarily be accepted.  ���David Johnston,  Municipal Clerk.  March 14, 1968.  Gibsons, B.C.  THE CORPORAT-ON  OF THE VILLAGE OF  GIBSONS LANDING  TENDER FOR LOG FLOATS  Tenders will be received by  the undersigned up to 5:00. pjm.  Monday, April 1, 1968, for the  construction or supply of three  (3) log floats, each 35 feet x 6  feet, suitable foi^use in a.swimming area. Work would have to  be completed ready for saimtmer  use.  The lowest or any tender will  not necessarily be accepted.  ���David Johnston,  Municipal Clerk.  March 15, 1908.  Gibsons, B.C. Coast'News, March 21, 1968.    5 ,.  ;��� -t -.��-.  Oil gold no  help to Arabs  - Gold accumulating front: sale  of oil in the country in and  around the Gaza strip in Palestine is not being used for .the  betterment of the natives. As  David W. Jenkins, Red Cross  executive' director who served  in the UNEF, said during illustrated lecture it's going under  .he table.  Mr. Jenkins lectured following the dessert party of United  Church Women in the church  hall bri Friday evening of last  week. More than 125 persons  attended the event.  Mr. Jenkins, who was a major  in UNEF patrolling the Gaza  strip did not present a pretty  picture in. the role of the natives who are apparently lead-  erless and at the mercy of  .existing conditions which would  leave much to be desired , in  any population.  His colored shots were interesting from a scenic point of  view and also for the characterization of natives. The work"  of UNEF was administrative  and also in the line of communications.  His examples of the work  done by the Israeli agriculturists compared with those of  Gaza strip natives revealed an  astounding Yiifferencej with the  Israeli' using \ modern methods7  and the Gaza strip natives their  centuries pld methods. ::'    7     < -  He told of the period when  the UNEF was ordered to depart from the Gaza strip some  time before the opening of the  war which saw the Israeli victorious in a matter of a few '���<  days. He did hot appear optimistic about a general improvement in that area.  John My Usher  John Melvyn Usher of Gibsons who died March 15 was a  high ranking- officials of the Independent Order of Oddfellows  having become associated with  that order years ago when he  lived in Eastern Canada.  During the First World War  he was a member of the First  Division's Machine Gun battalion. Both he and Mrs. Usher  moved to Gibsons more than  20 years ago and at one time  ran a small variety shop.  Mr. Usher was a valiant fisherman and could.be seen most  any day walking; towards his  boat with lines and net headed  for the good fishing spots off  Salmon Rock.  He leaves his wife, Florence  and three sisters, Mrs. E. Hiltz  of Sudbury, Ont., Mrs. W.  Wright of Gogama, Ont. and  Mrs. L. Gravel of Little Current, Ont.; one brother Clifford  of Dearborn, Michigan.  Mr. Usher was a member of  Sudbury Lodge 282 and ah associated member of Sunshine  Coast Lodge 76. He was a member of Sudbury Encampment  No. 99 IOOF and the DDGM in  the subordinate lodge and DDG  Patriarch of   the encampment.  Cremation arrangements were  made through the Memorial  Society of B.C. and First Memorial Services Ltd. A memorial service is planned.  Heed volunteers  President Mrs. J. Parker presided at the monthy meeting of  the Sechelt Auxiliary to St.  Mary's Hospital, when reports  from the various committees  showed all events planned well  in hand. Members are looking  forward to the Regional meeting in Sechelt on April 24. Delegates from-; the lower mainland  will attend.  Volunteer hairdressers are  asked to communicate with Mrs  Norman Burley. This service is  greatly appreciated by the patients and it is hoped that more  help can be obtained, not necessary to be a professional.  Mrs. J. Redman will convene  the annual luncheon to be held  on June 6. ������  ers  AT THE UCW Dessert Party  which was attended by more  than 125 persons Friday night in  the United Church hall in Gibsons Mrs. J. Mainil (above) is  helping Elphinstone school principal W. S. Potter to a slice of  luscious pie. Observing -the  scene are Rev. and Mrs. W. M.  Cameron. At the conclusion of  the evening what was left in  pies; were auctioned off. The result of the venture was very ac*  ceptable financially.  Board continues  college committee  The Regional College committee for this school district will  be retained as an operating unit  so it can explore further into  the college problem. Trustee  William Malcolm urged that the  board should keep its foot in  the door. As a result a motion  passed retaining the present  Regional College committee. Y  ���-'��� At present if students desire;,  to attend that college they;  might be able to get in but  would have to pay a higher  rate and the board would be  paying its way on a pupil basis  , only.  The board agreed that it was  : planning to build a secondary  schbolin Sechelt but its actual  location was still undecided.  Use of Gamlbier Island's hall  for election purposes was arranged by the board as the result of. complaints" oyer the use  of a private house: In the college plebiscite the home was  .used, because it was a warmer  place.  St. Bartholomew's ACW urged the board to ..reconsider its  rental: cost for the use, of school  halls for church bazaar purposes. If, the set rate was continued it would be in the terms  of the ACW a major disaster.  This and another complaint of  a similar nature \yere turned  over to the policy committee  for consideration.  What to do in the event Halfmoon Bay school closes at the  end of this term received considerable discussion. Trustee  Malcolm wanted the students  sent to Madeira Park school.  Supt. Gordon Johnston maintained Sechelt schools were  closer but said he was leaving  it up to the board to decide.  The closing of the Halfmoon  Bay school would not be done  until it was absolutely necessary. No teacher will be provided for Egmont school next  term. These children will attend Madeira Park school.  Supt. Johnston reported that  his conversations with Victoria  , officials regarding building of  rooms or new schools, that the  ' additional school room formula  of $22,500 per room did not apply to new school construction.  The title of Robert Rutter,  present maintenance supervisor  has been changed to superintendent of buildings and grounds  along with a salary increase dat-  ingback to the date of his employment with the board.  Roads department officials  are riot hopeful of a flasher  being placed to control traffic  at the North Road highway  corner. Arrangements have  been made to close the North  road elementary school gate to  direct the pupil traffic to the  main entrances where they will  have access to defined crossings. George Cooper, school  principal, wrote parents and the  PTA for patrol volunteers during hours when children leave.  One parent responded.  W. L. Reid, principal of Sechelt and West Sechelt Elementary schools reported his pupils  were taking part in an exchange  program entailing eight pupils  from his school attending a  Seattle school while eight from  that school attend the Sechelt  school. The Seattle .school, is an  integrated, school. He reported  that Sechelt parents were most  receptive   to  the  idea.  The school district Administrators' Organization sought  commencement of the new  science curriculum from  grades one to seven. Trustee  Leo Johnson was of the opinion  the board- should first get the  senior , science classes better  equipped before planning any ex  tension  into   the 'lower- grades.  Principal M. -B.. Mactavish of  Roberts Creek school complained over budget treatment. He  said he had slashed his requirements 10 percent as asked but  when the budget appeared he  found his allocation/down 36  percent. Chairman Don Douglas  explained that this year's budget had caused considerable  trouble but new procedures  would be set up for next year.  Earlier Trustees Johnson remarked that he would like to  have. had the principals sit in  on the budget cutting.  Board members discussed the  Community Council concept as  one funning headlong into a  similar plan presented by the  Arts Council and Trustee Mal-  calm was of the opinion one  of them should bow out. It was  suggested both should confer  to determine objectives.  -The fire hydrant to be placed  on Elphinstone school grounds  will cost the board $610. Total  cost to tie it into the village  water system will be slightly  more than $1,000 mark and the  village will assume part of that  cost while tjradesmen in the  area the remainder. The school  board pays for the work entailed in placing it on school  grounds. The council has ordered a six inch main to feed it  in place of the present aged  three inch pipe. This flow increase will greatly assist the  water pressure in the upper  stories of the school building.  An opinion was expressed that  nothing will be done about that  corner until the Gibsons bypass  road is constructed.  Sechelt News  (By  MARIE   FIRTH)  Canon Alan Greene of Redrooffs, on holiday in London, is  ever on the alert for funds to  assist the Sunshine Coast Senior  Citizens' Housing association.  Leaving Vancouver on Jan.. 24  aboard the Dutch freighter Din-  teldyk, Canon and Mrs. Greene  collected $47 while enroute to  England through the Panama  Canal. Keep up the good work,  Canon Greene.  Mrs. Jo Michie of Port Co-  ���quitam, niece of Miss E. Orm-  rod, of Porpoise Bay, will be  holding a show that will be well  worth seeing at the Art Gallery  starting Wednesday, March 20.  Mrs. Michie will be better  known as Jo Warne to many of  her Sunshine Coast _rfr.nds. She  lived at Madeira Park with her  parents Mr. and Mrs. J. Gibson, before working: in Sechelt  at the telephone office and later  at the Medical Clinic. On Saturday, March 23 Mrs. Michie  will be holding a reception at  the Gallery from 2 to 4 p.m. to  renew old acquaintances and  make new. friends.    . .  .,'  (Continued from Page 1)  scheduled' so that 'both can be  taken.  This brief is being prepared  for the followi-ig reasons:  1. To remind the school  board, superintendent of schools  special counsellors, teachers  and parents that the school exists for the express purpose of  providing the ^very best education obtainable.  2. To assist by pointing out  deficiencies.  3. To help correct these by  making suggestions.  4. To remind the school  board that the current emphasis in this district on building,  landscaping a_id administration  has increased costs substantially without improving the scholastic standard.  We will divide the brief to  deal with these problems at the  following levels.  1. Kindergarten.  2. Eementary  3. Secondary  4. Counselling and career  opportunity education.  Please bear in mind that the  purpose of the brief is to develop co-operation between parents, school board (our representatives), superinten de nts,  counsellors, principals an d  teachers to provide the i best  education for our children.  KINDERGARTEN  In our opinion the purpose of  kindergarten is to prepare the  child for a full day at school,  m other words, a halfway house  between the home and school.  This can be very effective if  the purpose is always kept in  mind, otherwise it can be a  waste of time and money. A  child's time is important and  valuable, and in the school system all important.  Great educators believe the  best years of learning are the  ages of 4 to 10, it is a well  known fact that problems are  created at this age. Constant  blaming of parents for children's faults is not always justified. Many of these problem's  are the direct result ���of poor  schools. ;V    -      .'.  To create the desire to learn,  to generate the enthusiasm to  learn should be the most important purpose of a good kindergarten.  A good- teacher and certainly  a   principal   or   superintendent  should be able to assess a kindergarten for these qualities.  Recommendation  We ask greater co-operation  with the school board office on  matters of transportation. With  the very adequate staff in exis-  ence every effort should be  made to arrange schedules and  compile lists of children riding  buses and available space for  kindergarten children.  It was felt the money would  be better spent providing more  transportation and less expensive toys, the emphasis being  put on handcrafts, books and  things to do rather than playthings. This is better training  for future school days.  ELEMENTARY  One of the most constant concerns of parents is the child's  progress in reading, writing and  arithmetic. There is a tendency  in our schools to regard any attempt of the parent to assist the  child as arrant interference. As  a result we end up paying for  remedial teachers and also  give the slow learner an ever  increasing problem with each  passing year. Under present  system parents are completely  discouraged when they are unable to get a satisfactory answer.  Not many years ago ..many  children ended their formal  education at the Grade 8 level.  ��n\\raiuHmum\imraiwm����iiiumuniimraraHuufflnuum��)  TWO HOUR SHOW  Quentin Durgens, MP is embroiled in the conflicts and power struggles of a federal party  Leadership Convention in a  Quentin Durgens special: The  Road to Chaldaea, a two-hour  dramatic production in color, to  be seen oh the CBC television  network, Wednesday, March 27  at 9:30 p.m. pre-empting Festival.  uimunHnwnniMiminnmnnm>.muiuiinmHHiHirouinm..j  This is no longer true, most  children now reach the secondary level.  Elementary school must prepare them for further learning  at a higher level, both by teaching skills, reading, writing and  arithmetic, general knowledge  of history and geography, plus  science, music and art.  It also must nourish a desire  to learn and impress on the pupil the need to learn in order to  fulfill themseves not just to  earn a nice comfortable living.  Teachers, principals, etc may  only be concerned1 with a particular child for one year, the  parent must try to guide and  help the child- to become a mature and independent adult. The  parent has the responsibility of  guiding the child's talents and  abilities so that the child will be  prepared for adult responsibilities in an increasingly complex  world. Lack of proper preparation in the elementary grades  creates problems in the secondary school.  It is the parents' hope that  educators and school board are  keeping up with latest teaching  techniques. For example: team  teaching, elimination of grade  system, etc. These things were  all discussed during the educational conference sponsored by  the school board over a year  ago.  Parents wish a further report  on these efforts and also further  discussion on new methods of  teaching, etc., such at I.T.A.  reading and the effects of transferring to regular reading. and  writing.  REPORT CARDS  This section applies to both  elementary a n d secondary  schools.  The original reason for sending a report card home to the  parent was to keep the parent  informed of the child's progress  in various skills, etc. The present report card and system of  evaluating a . child's progress  makes it necessary for a parent  to have many interviews with  various teachers. These interviews are time consuming for  both teacher and parent and accomplish little. Interview should  be necessary only by teacher or  parent request. Parents, however, did on the whole, like the  open house rather than the evening procedure as conducted at  the High School.  We would, prefer percentages .  as well as letter grades. Children would be more encouraged  at the slight rise in marks that  are unnoticeable when letters  are used. More tests should ibe  sent for the parents to see results and assess the child's progress.  SECONDARY SCHOOL  A student should try to develop a career goal because he  will find it easier to work up to  his potential and avoid the crisis of overnight decision making.  Even an unrealistic goal is  better than none. An unrealistic goal could be modified and  channelled in more practical directions while still serving to  motivate the student.  The high school boy or girl  who lacks a goal���even though  he or she may have high potential���may not be driven sufficiently to work to capacity.  It does not seem to be general knowledge in this district  that requirements for vocation  and technical school are high.  It is most difficult to enter these  fields because many adults are  also using facilities to up-grade  their skills. There is a suggestion of lowering standards but  this is already proving a dangerous deception.  More stress should be put on  academic subjects. Students  should be encouraged to try a  course that may be .more challenging. All apprenticeships and  technical courses require academic math and some chemistry, etc. These are the fields of  the future. A computer's usefulness is in direct ratio to the  skill of the programmer.  We presume curriculum's are  set down by the department of  education.  What assurance do we have  that the course is being thoroughly covered by our school?  Is this the responsibility of the  principal or the superintendent  of schools for this district? Who  hires our teachers?  Chemistry and Biology labs  are non-existent at our high  school. Teachers are required  to wheel supplies in and out of  a room. This is a waste of high  priced talent and energy.  However, we have very modern cooking and sewing facilities. Cooking is an elective and  is not recognized as a credit  even if the student is interested  in a further course in home economics. Chemistry, biology and  physics are required. Could we  not convert the cooking lab into a chemistry and biology lab?  Much is spent by the school  board on Public Relations. It is  our suggestion that this could  be better used to continually inform parents and students of  requirements for entrance to vocational, teachnical and univer  sity courses. Special assistak<;e  evening classes would allow students to obtain instruction in  subjects not included in their  school program.  SPECIAL PROGRAMS  Music:  Parents on the whole are interested in a music program  within  our school.  Training should begin in kindergarten with singing, also  beating time, etc. Elementary  teachers,are supposed to be able  to teach elementary music appreciation, singing, use of recorder, etc. Most small schools  have at least one teacher able  to alternate classes to accomplish this.  We also have one music teacher and one music supervisor. A  bulletin recently, handed out  gives a complete program for  Mr. Williams. May we have a  similar schedule so that parents  may know the supervisor's  schedule?  Music at High (School:  - Students are faced with a  choice of music or one of their  regular classes. Schedules  should be arranged so that students can choose music as an  elective.  TEACHER EVALUATION  From the parent's standpomt  the only measure of a good  teacher is the results obtained.  We Have to be certain that  courses are being properly presented and the required course  material completed during the  year.  COUNSELLING  Professor Hardwick, at the  Educational Conference recommended more use of local talent  We also recommend the school  board make better use of well  educated and informed local residents, arranging talks to students, etc by union officials, superintendents from local industry, local doctors, nurses and  business men to explain requirements for careers or employment in these fields.  Some counselling at the secondary level is extremely poor;  no counselling at all is better  than poor counselling.  SUGGESTIONS  1. Transportation be provided for all kindergarten classes.  2. Team teaching and eliminating of Grade systems ibe  considered and results be reported to parents.  3. Advise parents of the  I.T.A. method of reading and of  its results and value.  4. Send home report cards  with the 'percentage marks  along with the lettered grades.  5. More stress and adequate  grounding be given in the academic math, chemistry, physics  and biology courses.  6. Every effort be made immediately to supply a /chemistry, physics laboratory with ade-  quate equipment and supplies.  Temporary quarters would be  sufficient at first.  7. Assurance be given that  expensive equipment already  purchased is used to its full capacity.  8. A greater effort beginning  at the Grade 8 level to encour*  age interest in all subjects especially science and math.  9. We request that the school  board call a public meeting and  include the school board, supervisors, principals and superintendent to discuss these suggestions and initiate imanediate action. Watch out for ticks  6   Coast News, March 21, 1968.  As spring approaches in British Columbia, P. R. Wilkinson  of the Canada Department of  Agriculture research station  warns livestock owners of the  danger of the Rocky Mountain  wood tick. This species can  cause paralysis particularly  among    yearling    cattle    and  sheep.  The Rocky Mountain variety  of wood tick is common throughout the grasslands of the province and forest clearings south  of 53 degrees latitude usually  where there is an abundance of  small rodents on which it can  feed-in early stages.  Rocky southern exposures,  moist    enough    to   support   a  CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE  Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Thursdays 11 a.m. to 7 p._n.  Saturdays 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Post Office Building, Soebelt  Telephone 885-2333  CREDIT DN10N 0FHCE  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  growth of broadleafed shrubs  are usually ideal habitats and  the danger lasts from March to  May.  In British Columbia, where  this tick usually seeks the upper  part of animals, Mr. Wilkinson  suggests cattle be protected  with 12 percent BIHC wettable  powder, four pounds in each 19  gallons of water. Before turning the cattle onto an infested  range, spray two quarts of the  mixture on each' animal along  the shoulder, neck and top of  head. This treatment will give  them protection for the season.  Young calves should not be  treated and animals that have  been sprayed should not be  slaughtered for meat during the  five weeks after application of  the mixture.  Sheep should be sprayed with  a milder solution ��� three  pounds of 12 percent BHC in 80  gallons of water or alternatively with 12 pounds of toxaphene  40 percent wettable powder per  100 gallons of water. The mixture should be well stirred during spraying.  In some areas rodent reduction, or avoidance of tick infested pastures for spring grazing, may be a useful means of  reducing the danger of paralysis  of livestock, especially if only  a small area of the property is  tick infested.  The pubic is asked to forward  ticks for identification to the  Research Station, CDA, Kamloops (P.O. Box 210) giving details of date and place found, if  they were attached to animals  and any harmful effects noted.  Bill 33  (Continued from Page 3)  Peterson urges why not remove  the unnecessary delays and expense of calling a special session? The next step will be to  say: Why not eliminate the unnecessary delay and expense of  calling the Legislature to approve any legislation? and Why  delay punishing the guilty party  by a long, drawn-out trial in  the courts? We say that the  preservation of rights and  liberties is always worth delay  and expense and is certainly  worth the delay and expense of  calling the Legislature into session. .'...���  A final example of deceit is  the minister's repeated use of  unsupported and inaccurate  statements. He states that no  one in this province would want  to sacrifice the judicial procedures ... But Section 38 of  the Bill does just that when it  provides that the actions of the  commission, under the direction of the government are beyond the jurisdiction of the  courts.  There are many more examples. It is clear that the  minister, in his efforts to mist  lead the public and in his willingness to twist the truth, has  seriously impaired his usefulness as a Minister of the Crown.  New 125 hp  Mercury is  thewophTs  most powerful  outboard.  It's brand new from powerhead to prop.  The world's most powerful, most advanced outboard  couples Mercury's exclusive Thunderbolt electronic Ignition and System of Silence with Jet-Prop exhaust to a  completely new 99.9-cubic-inch, 6-cylinder-in-line  powerhead; newly designed pistons, connecting rods  and crankshaft plus new carburetors with aircraft-type  boost Venturis deliver greater acceleration and low-end  torque with no loss in top-end performance. The new  Merc 1250 is the newest in an exclusive line of 6s which  have set more performance and endurance records  than any other outboards ..'. it's the new performance  champion from the company that has made performance a specialty. See the brand-new Merc 1250 at your  Mercury dealer's now!  Mercury... THE PAYOFF IS PERFORMANCE: 3.9,6.9.8.20,35,50.65.100.125 hp.  Roy Simmons, staff represent  tative in Kitimat for the United  Steelworkers, has announced  that the 2,000 members of Local  51157 have challenged; bvery  other local union in British Columbia to match the level of its  members' contributions to the  special fund to defeat Bill 33.  , Mr. Simmons advised that the  men were very aware of the importance of the bill and were  determined, if they could not  defeat the bill, to defeat the  government and elected members who support Bill 33. Mr.  Simmonds called on every other  local union in EX. to answer  Premier Bennett's challenge to  freedom in this way.  Clearing job  The Sechelt district British  Columbia Hydro and Power  Authority office is reclearing  specific designated transmission  line right-of-ways of all tree  stumps and debris on an experimental basis. The experiement-  __Y work is being carried out  on a trial basis and is intended  to find out actual right-of-way  maintenance costs as against  other methods applied in the  past. The clearing work is being contracted with local equipment and the areas involved  are east and west of the Porpoise Bay Road.  It is hoped that by applying  this method in suitable areas,  not only will it improve the  right-of-way, but will beautify  its appearance and, also, will  keep future maintenance costs  to a minimum.  UIC notes  Q. I have changed my address. How should I notify the  UIC  local  office?  With your next claimant's re-f  port, on the address card which;  you receive, indicate the change  and show your new address in  the space provided.  Q. During the past two weeks  I did not receive my unemployment insurance benefit on Tuesdays as usual. Why did it come  late?  Applications   for  benefit   are  dealt with as they are receiv-:  ed.   So you may receive  your  payment any week day.  ��  ��  fIRST IN MARINE PROPULSION  Kiekhaefer Mercury of Canada. Ltd. Toronto. Subsidiary of Brunswick Corp.  Smiffy's Boat Rentals and Marina  GIBSONS ��� Phone 886-7711  K & E Towing  & Auto Salvage  ROBERTS CREEK, B.C.  24-HOUR SERVICE  Phone 886-2810  Don't Quit-CHOOSE  STAY in SCHOOL  for the Road to Success  Canadian Forest Products   Kinsmen Club  of Gibsons and District  LTD.  Port Mellon  Kruse Drug Stores Ltd.  Gibsons ���  Sunnycrest Plaza  ������  Sechelt  Kiwanis Club  of Sunshine Coast  I.B.P.S. & P.M.W.  Port Mellon Local 297  Bank of Montreal  Gibsons  Ken's Lucky Dollar Store    Gibsons Electric Ltd  ��� ivii  J    kuviij    -fv-i**-    -'���viv Donald   and   Margaret  Hauka  Gibsons  Donald   and   Margaret  Hauka  Gibsons  H. Bishop Ladies' Wear      Sunnycrest Motors  Gibsons  Imperial Esso Dealer  Royal Bank  of Canada  Sunnycrest Plaza ��� Gibsons  Charles English  LTD.  Sunnycrest Plaza ��� Gibsons  Chaddie Bremner  Timber Log Cabin  Gibsons  Super-Valu  Sunnycrest Plaza ��� Gibsons  D. G. Douglas  Variety & Paints  Sunnj'crest Plaza ��� Gibsons  Coast News  Gibsons  Gibsons Shell  Ed Sherman       Service Station  Port Mellon  Gibsons  REMEMBER  DROPOUTS  DON'T GET  THE BREAKS  PUBLISHED IN THE INTERESTS OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS COAST  TWIN CREK LUMBS.  fBUILDIKG SUPPLIES Ltd.  Phone 886-2808  Everything for your building  needs  Free 7Entima.es  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERVICE Lfd.  Machine   Shop  Arc  &  Acty  Welding  Steel Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  Phone  886-7721  Res.  886-9956 ���  886-9326  APPLIANCB  Radio, Appliance & TV Service  Live  Better Electrically  GIBSONS ELEfTRIC Ltd.  Authorized GE Dealer  Phone 886-9325  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot  Water  Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis  Bay "Rd.,  R.R.1,  Sechelt ���  Ph.   885-2116  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything :for your building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  PENINSUU 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  i  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  telCHARD F. KENNETT  *  NOTARY PUBLIC  GIBSONS, B.C.  Phone:   Office   886-2481  TILLICUM CHIMNEY SERVICE  Chimneys, Eaves and Drains  cleaned and repaired  Painting ��� Janitor Service  Gardening and Odd Jobs  R. BARCLAY  Sechelt  885-2094 ��� 885-2191  All Work Guaranteed  n  EATON'S "WHERE-T0-G0  TRAVEL SERVICE  Travel Agent for ail your  Travel Needs :;.      '*  MARGARET  MacKENZIE  Sunnycrest Shopping Plaza  Gibsons ��� 886-2232  Head Office  515 West Hastings St., Van.  G M FURKACE SERVICE  Box 65, Gibsons  Expert oil burner repair  service night or day  Phone  886-2468  885-2064  LEN WRAYS TRANSFER  Household Moving & Storage  Phone 886-2664 ��� R.R.1 Gibsons  SIM ELECTRIC Lfd.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ���- Phone 885-2062  PARKINSON'S HEATING Lfd.  Gibsons  ESSO OIL FURNACE  No Down Payment ��� Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  for Free Estimates call 886-2728  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER  FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  RCA VICTOR  SALES & SERVICE  To all Makes  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  . i.      ���      ��� ~  Have  your garbage  removed  Phone  GARBAGE COLLECTION  866-2283  Langdale to Roberts Creek  including Gower Point  I & S 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  L & 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  0CUNSIDE 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  Ghryser and Johnson  Outboards  Parts for Maintenance & repairs  also overhaul & winter storage  of outboard motors  Phone 885-9626  SICOTTE BULLDOZING Lfd.  ��� road building  ��� land clearing  ��� road grading  Phone 886-2357  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  1 mile west of Gibsons on Hiway  Roomy  Parking,   Plenty  of Water  Large recreation area  Bus passes park site  Phone 886-9826  THRIFTEE DRESS SHOP  "WHERE  FASHIONS   START"  Your Foremost Ladies Wear  Gibsons ���886-9543  EXCAVATIONS  foundations  frees removed  clearing & road bldg.  gravel, navvy & fill  A. Simpkins ��� 885-2132  BRICKLAYING  Coast News  Phone 886-2622  A four color 5c stamp to be  released by the Canada Post  Office on May 8 will commemorate Canada's participation in  the UNESCO sponsored 1965-  1974 International Hydrological  Decade, Postmaster General  Jean-Pierre Cote announces.  The predominantly brown  stamp, horizontal in format,  introduces another newcomer  in the field of Canadian stamp  design. The design was executed by Hungarian born, Canadian  by   adoption,   Prof.   Imre  von Mosdossy of Agincourt,  Ontario. Prof, von Mosdossy  has to his credit hundreds of  stamps chosen for use by postal  administrations in' many parts  of the world.  Photogravure in three, colors  and steel engraving in one  color have been utilized by the  British American Bank Note  Co., Ottawa, to print 24 million  of the new issue. First day  cover service will be provided  by the Postmaster, Ottawa 2,  Ontario.  Peterson asks opinions  on greater school use  A committee set up to study  possible methods of obtaining  greater use of public school  facilities invites opinions from  interested organizations and individuals, it was announced by  the Hon. L. R. Peterson, minister of education.  The committee, under the  chairmanship of J. L. Canty,  the department of education's  co-ordinator of services, has  been invited to study and report to the minister on the extent to which school facilities  are utilized under the present  organization. It will investigate  alternative overall organizational patterns    including    quarter  Book review  ^George F. Kennan, Memoirs  1925 - 1950. Published by Little,  Brown and Co. Gibsons Public  Library. Reviewed by J- A.  Mainil.  It is with some humility that  I will say a few words about  the above book. It has been reviewed in every major publication of the English speaking  world. It has been discussed and  quoted from in the French, Italian, German and Russian press.  It is probably one of the more  important books published in  the last decade. Be that as it  may, if we are going to read it  in Giibsons we might as well review it and try to judge it in  Gibsons.  This is the story of 25 years  of important diplomatic work  by a brilliant and honest man.  The entire period was devoted,  more or less directly, to the  studying of East-West relations,  and in advising the American  government on matters concerning Soviet Russia particularly,  and Eastern Europe generally.  He had some successes and  many failures; his failures,  namely to influence or persuade  his government, are probably  the most revealing portions of  these memoirs.  He loved the Russian people,  distrusted the Soviet, and disliked Communism, but these  emotions were always expressed  humanely, objectively and with  realism.  This is not escapist.literature,  it requires quiet, reflective reading. It repays the reader by giving him a greatly increased  knowledge of our giant neighbor to the south. Although written about a period 15 years past  in some indefinable way, it  makes more understandable the  bloody, brutal and seemingly  endless road to Viet Nam. It  scared me. I commend the book  to you.  MONEY FOR HOSPITAL  National Health and Welfare  Minister Allan J. MacEachen  announces approval of a $129,-  381 federal construction grant  to the Prince George Regional  Hospital, Prince George, British Columbia. The grant is being made under the terms of  the Hospital Construction Grant  rules.  and semester systems, and alternative organization of the  school day to get greater utilization of facilities.  The minister said that written briefs will be invited from  the British Columbia School  Trustees association and Teachers' federation, Parent-Teacher  federation, Chamber of Commerce, Federation of labor, the  Union of British Columbia Municipalities, and their component  members. Submissions from  any other organizations and individuals will be welcome.    -  To simplify the work for the  committee, which consists of  four working people acting  voluntarily, submissions must  be summarized on a special  form being prepared for the  purpose. The form, and a copy  of the committee's terms of  reference may be obtained by  writing to Mr. Canty at the  department of education, Parliament Buildings, Victoria.  Other members of the com--  mittee are Charles W. Dick of  Vancouver, nominee of the  Teachers' Federation; Peter  Powell of North Vancouver,  nominee of the Trustees association, and Mrs. Frances  Thompson of Victoria, nominee  of the Parent-Teacher federation.  Mr. Peterson said that when  he spoke of increased usage he  referred not only to classrooms,  but libraries, gymnasiums and  equipment, which could be used  on an around-the-clock, or even  an around-the-calendar basis.  School plants are too costly to  be left vacant for much of the  day and night and for one-sixth  of the year, he said. The traditional practice of having holidays only in July and August  needs   examination.  Coast News, March 21, 1968.    7  Co-operatives  history ready  Unable to use his arms or  .legs, a former fisherman has  just published a history of cooperatives in B.C.'s fishing fleet  A. V. (Vic) Hill, troller and educational worker, has. been in  a wheelchair, totally disabled,  for ten years. He dictated the  279-page book to his wife and  daughter. '  Hill's book, Tides of Change,  records the fun and struggle of  those fishermen who started coops and credit unions at different points on the coast. He was  an eye-witness to many of the  events. Memories of other old-  timers and written records added the rest of his facts.  The lively story of fishermen's  co-ops reaches back to 1929,  when the first one was formed  at Sointula. Slowly, over the  years, a multi-million dollar coop complex was built, centred  in Prince Rupert. At the same  time, fishermen's credit unions  have grown strong. Now, co-operation is a part of many fishermen's daily life.  Before retiring in 1958, Hill  was actve in fishermen's unions,  coops, credit union's and education. He was secretary of the  Pacific Coast Fishermen's Union from-1937 to 1941. In 1947 he  took the post of director of mem  ber relations for the Fishermen's C-operative Federation.  Six years later he changed over  to the extension department of  the University of B.C. as supervisor of fisheries ��� services. He  travelled the coast working with  fishermen. Tides of Change was  published as . a centennial project by Prince Rupert Fishermen's Co-operative Association.  Freezer Bread  2c OFF K.  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. 885-9OO0  FLY with TYEE  from  GIBSONS & SECHELT  Direct  VANCOUVER  BAYSHORE INN  $t_.oo  ^_W One way  REGULAR  AIR  SERVICE  Children 2 to 12 years % fare  For other connecting Services,  Flight Times,  Special Charters call���  Wharf  Road,  Porpoise  Bay  Sechelt  Phone  885-2214  ���W��!r"9*r*__________  TOLL FREE  from  Vancouver  Phone  685-9422., IF YOU DON'T SEE YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED  HERE t . . f DROP INTO THEIR PLACE OF  BUSINESS FOIi EXPERT ADVICE ANYTIME  . . ..NO OMMAftON OF COURSE!  SKIEWUHN  QUKHON:  Where can I get the best  advice on custom mixed  paints?  ANSWER'    F<>r the best quality interior and exterior  Miwnut.    paitrt} |,iended to the exact color of your  choice, Einar or Sig Twill be glad to advise  and discuss your paint needs without obligation.  &  Creek Lumber  Supplies Ltd,  Coast Highway, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2808  ���,    ���.... . $��%V^V^  GEORGE HILL  MIKE HOGAN  QUESTION. whatis most important in a machine shop  ANSWER'    Precision down to the nth.  degree is the  Miufwui-    first and final requirement in every piece  of work that goes through our shop.  Hill's Machine Shop  & MARINE SERVICE  1646 Marine, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-7721  JIM DRUMMOND  QUESTION:  Is there such a great difference in the cost of  car insurance?  ANSWER. Tnere can be a very Sreat difference and  by consulting us on our Prudential Insurance Auto Rating Plan, we can help you  get better all-round coverage.  j. H; G. (Jim) Drummond  INSURANCE AGENCY LTD.  Box 274, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-7751  ���-^I'-i.^i*'*���*�����, ���? ���:������:.:x-'  - c  :���'������  JACK MACLEOD  QUESTION:  How can I be sure of an  expert plumbing job?  ANSWER" Years of experience and know-how. in residential, industrial and commercial plumbing is your assurance of the best results  at��� ���   . -������:.. ;.'    .       . 7.  .  Peninsula Plumbing Ltd.  Sunshine Coast Highway,  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9533  HARRY SMITH  JOHN SMITH  QUESTION" TD0613  it pay  to  store and  overhaul  out-  boards during the winter season?  ANSWER'    A11 marine equipment should be  serviced  ��� ���  over the lay-up season  ..  .  let us take  care of your outboard and boat now.  Smitfy's Boat Rentals  AND MARINA  Y   Gibsons ��� Ph.  886-7711  BILL PRICE  QUESTION:  What are the essentials  in handling long distance  freight and heavy equipment?  ���-^       s       ".A ���  "^__    ��  ANSWER: Complete reliability through years of experience by men who who know how . . .  with up-to-date, well maintained equipment.    7  Cross-Country  contacts and  knowledge  of  Ihter-provincial highway restrictions.  I & S Transport Ltd.  Sunshine Coast Highway, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2172  FRANK NEVENS  BILL SIMMONS  QUESTION" How can I be assured of good TV recep-  uuu.-vn. tion?  ANSWER"   with Proper installation and antenna, re-  nrwnuv.   ception   canr  be  improved   immeasurably.  For Information on color or black and white  TV and expert service,on radio and Hi-Fi,  call in at the shop ��� no obligation.!  Nevens' Television & Radio  Marine Drive, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2280  JACK WARN  (DO) WORTMAN  QUESTION" Why should I list my home with a local  uuhjnyii. reajto,.,  ANSWER* The very fact the realtor is local will en-  sure prompt, efficient personal service.  This applies equally in the sale or purchase of a home.  McMynn Realty & Insurance  1589 Marine, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2166  BOB HEARD  LORRAINE KNAPMAN  QUESTION: Wnat is t^e best way to order flowers for  out of town?  ANSWER"   Lissi Land is tne Place for all your floral  "    requirements. As members of the Florist  Telegraph   Delivery   Association   (F.T.D.)  we'll telegraph your floral orders to any  deliverable place in the world.  LissiLand Florists  GIBSONS, Gower Point Road ��� Ph. 886-9345  SECHELT, Cowrie St. ��� Ph. 885-9455 Coast News, March 21, 1968.  Act allows cleanup  Weddings   ajOHg scenic highways  DeGROOT ��� WHITTY <__7 O J  Lions aid Guatemalans Cash awards for  women writers  lions Clulbs of B.���. are now  the talk of the watering hole of  Chimaltenango, Guatemala these  days. These Lions clubs, along  with those of Washington and  Idaho panhandle, comprise Multiple District 19 which is responsible, along with CARE, for the  new fresh water facilities in this  poor Guatemalan village of  2,000 just 75 miles from Guatemala City.  Ray Shewarid, well-known  Vancouver construction man,  and CARE chairman for Lions  Multiple District 19, travelled  with his wife Lottie, and three  other Lions members and their  wives, to Chimaltenango recent  ly to see the first water flow  through the village tap.  "The villagers treated us like  royalty," said Mr. Sheward.  "They thought we were just  wonderful to have suppliel them  with this great gift."  The visiting Lions, which also  included Mr. and Mrs. Al Smith  of Kamloops, Mr. and Mrs. Jim  Shea of Seattle, and Mr. and  Mrs. Gordon Smith of Seattle,  were hosted to a cocktail party  given in honor of Mr. Sheward  by the president of Guatemala.  COAST NEWS  20 YEARS AGO  A provincial government budget calling for $77,616,309  revenue aided by a new 3%  sales tax to raise $12,000,000  of the revenue was introduced  in the legislature.  Billy Nimmo, aged 8, tripped  over the edge of the wharf at  Gibsons and was rescued by  Leo Nestman.  Al Lloyd's store was opened  at Garden Bay apposite the St.  Mary's hospital building.  Stumps have been hauled out  and piled for burning on the  land cleared on the Community  club property at Madeira Park.  Fred Feeney of Gibsons received his parchment certificate  award from the Royal Humane  society for his rescue on August 7, 1947 of Fred Aalton  from drowning.  A May Day celebration May  24 with a queen from the school  will be arranged for Gibsons  school children.  10 YEARS AGO  Elphinstone school pupils  were rehearsing the production  of the Mikado by Gilbert and  Sullivan later this month.  Gibsons Volunteer Fire department has registered under  the Societies act and has become incorporated as the Gibsons and Area Fire department.  To allow for more float space  the federal government has ad  ded $9,000 to the amount set  aside for the Gibsons Harbor  breakwater.  A heavy snowfall has given  ski enthusiasts good coverage  on their fast deterioriating ski  slope on Mt. Elphinstone.  Plans are afoot for the organizations of pensioners into  an organization known as the  Old Age Pensioners association.  IT'S CHEAPER NOW  First Vancouver to London  long distance telephone call was  placed 40 years ago, March 8,  1928, by Phil Malkin, to his  brother W. H. Malkin visiting in  England. J. M. Malkin marks  anniversary of the event by  placing a similar call to Great  Britain. Traversing 7,000 miles,  a four-minute call in 1928 cost  $76. Today it costs only $12.  SHARE YOUR  GOOD HEALTH  BE A BLOOD DONOR  Cash awards    for    Canadian  women writers are again being  offered by the Canadian Women's Press Club in their yearly contest encouraging a high  standard of journalism. First  prize in each of three categories is $100 plus a ; silver  medal. Second prize $50 and a  certificate.  Categories are: News or feature story "under 1500 words in  a daily or weekly newspaper  or magazine. Feature over 1500  words in a magazine or newspaper. Column, may be syndicated, in newspaper or periodical. This includes editorial  or critical comment. Radio-TV  script written or ad-libbed. At  least 10 minutes of voice track  required. No videotape.  Submit three copies of each  entry, one showing author's byline, date and name of publication, the other two with all  such identification removed but  with category, name and address of author on an attached  sheet. Clipings preferred but  good photostats allowed.  Entrants may submit two  entries in each category but  all must have been used in  1967. No written material returned. Tapes and film returned if postage included. British  Columbia entries sent to B.C.  Regional Director, C.W.P.C,  Mrs. Rae Williams, 927 Walls  Ave., New. Westminster, B.C.  Closing date March 31.  ANDY   CAPP  DON'T BE SILLV,  PET, YER&OKNOWJ  WHY YER STAY  ^WITHME-FOI?  THE BEST REASON  IN THE WORLD*/  St. Theresa's Church, South  Burnaby, was the scene of a  pretty wedding on Feb. 17, at  7:30 pjm., when Carol Ann Selma Whittiy, daughter of? Mr.  and Mrs. M. A. Whitty of Port  Mellon, became the bride of  John Henry DeGroot, son of  Mr. and Mrs. T. G. DeGroot of  Powell River. Rev. J. A. TFin-  cigan officiated.  The bride was lovely in an  empire sheath of peau de soie,  overlaid with re-embroidered  lace with a 96-inch train of the  same lace, a chapel length  bouffant veil of nylon net with  aurora borealis tiara, diamond  pendant and earrings, and carried a bouquet of tangerine  roses and white mums.  Maid of honor, Linda Bennet  and bridesmaids Betty DeGroot  and Julie Cooper wore gowns  of tangerine peau d'elegance  with bandeaux of tangerine  flowers and net, and carried  bouquets of white marguerites  and mums.  Best man was Ronnie Lakin  and ushers Gerald DeGroot and  Larry ; Whitty, all attired in  white dinner jackets with red  boutohieres.  The bride's mother wore a  navy wool jersey suit with white  accessories and corsage of white  carnations. The groom's mother wore an aqua dress and  jacket with back accessories  and corsage of pink carnations.  The reception was held in the  Hoyer Hall Rose Room, South  Burnaby, where the bride's  table was centered with a three  tier wedding cake with tangerine roses.  For going away the bride  wore a green wool semi tailored suit and soft brimmed hat  with leopard fur, . and white  carnation corsage. After a  honeymoon in the United States  and Vancouver Island the couple  will live in New Westminster.  A legislative act regarded > to  be of particular interest is before the provincial legislature.  It is an Act to Facilitate the  Improvement of Scenery Bordering the Highways ^fand was  brought before the legislature  by Hon. Dan. Campbell, minister of municipal affairs.  The bill empowers municipalities or if no municipality, the  minister of municipal affairs to  require the removal of accumulations of rubbish, which are  unsightly and to remove and  dispose of abandoned vehicles.  The proposed legislation gives  the minister the power to  designate a highway or any 7  part of one to come under the  act. The act gives the minister  or municipal councils the right  to order the removal of any  accumulation of rubbish, garbage, ashes, filth, discarded materials or the bodies or parts  of vehicles or machinery with  a time limit of 30 rays.  A fine of not more than $500  can be imposed toy a court for  non-compliance; or fbir obstruct-  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you  WE BUY BEER I  BOTTLES  AL'S USED FURNITURE  Gibsons ��� 886-28121  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  UP TO 3 p.m. TUESDAY  Phone 886*2622  ing officials in the course of  their duty. A person who  abandons a vehicle is guilty of  an offence and is liable on summary conviction to ^ a. fine not  exceeding $500.  Expenses incurred in the removal or disposal of any abandoned  vehicle   are  recjoverable1  by the  Crown or^ municipality^  from the person who abandon-'  ed it or ordered it abandoned:  or in absence of such proof the^  last person whose name appears^  as owner of the vehicle in the  records   af  the Superintendent  of Motor vehicles shall be deemed to have authorized the abandonment, will be heldliable.   ;  THURSDAY  MARCH 21  8p.m. Sharp  HO 64MB LESS DUN $10  19 GAMES $10 or MOW  20th GAME���52 calk $100  53 calls $100 over 54 $75  z  fASHION NEWS  Vinyl coated fabrics steal the  scene in coats, skirts, dresses  and hats. Water-repellent, they  can be wiped clean with a damp  cloth. Don't wash, dry-��clean or  press.  Use paper clips or tape to  hold during sewing and cutting.  Fit and stitch with care. Mistakes leave marks,  legs, wear chic pantnboots that  wrong side. (Tne new chalk  pencils, available at Singer Centers, simplify the job. They  make possible a finer line and  thus greater accuracy.  Flatten seams and hold hems  in place with fabric glue.  Fabulous felt has infinite fashion possibilities. Because felt  has no grain and needs no  hems, it's truly simple to cut  and sew. Its rich, warm texture  suggests striking jackets, skirts,  hat and ponchos.  These boots are made for  walking. Knee-high laced boots  (like ice skates) stolen from  Grandma's trunk, are smart  footwear in the now fashionable  colors of plum and dark charcoal.   With   the   wider   trouser  Chalk construction details on  slip underneath.  HOW. SOUND 5, 10. 15 CHIT STORE  "or All Your SEWING NEEDS, SIMPLICITY PATTERNS  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9852  GILMORE'S VARIETY SHOP  SEWING NEEDS, BUTTBMCK PATTERNS - Senjielt. P6. 889-9843  TASB1A SHtPPE  FOR YOUR YARDGOODS ��� Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9831  D. G. D0UGIAS VARIETY & PAWS  McCall's Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies  Sunnycrest Plaza, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2618"  USES  FOR  SQUIRTERS  Pat Haworth, the housewife-  mother who writes a consumer's  column in Canadian Packaging,  admits she's a package hoarder. She has great difficulty in  throwing out attractive and useful containers after they've  served their original purpose.  Shampoo formula applicator  plastic bottles can be used for  all kinds of liquid products. The  latest one is for squirting cod  liver oil in the dog's mouth ���  much more manageable than a  spoon and it leaves the fingers  intact. However she won't be  happy until she hears from  someone who has found a good  use for those screw-top plastic  lemons containing  lemon  juice  wiunuiinummuwwiumranuttHmnumiwanuniuumunmmu  Perk, pop, zzzzounds, such useful little sounds  Find   HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES... . ...in the  YELLOW PAGES. Where your fingers do the walking..  SCHOOL DISTRICT Mo. 46 (SECHELT)  TOPIC:  future Educational Plans of School District  No. 46 (Sechelt)  CHAIRMAN:   Mr. Gordon Johnson- District Superintendent of Schools  PANEL:       Mrs. Sheila Kifoen, School Board Trustee  Mr. W. S. Potter, Principal, Elphinstone Secondary School  Mr. Don Skelton, Principal, Pender Harbour Secondary  School  Mr. W. Reid, Principal,, Sechelt Elementary School  DATE AND   March 25, 1968 ��� -Elphinstone Secondary School  WAGES:: IIBRARY  April 1, 1968 ��� Madeira P&rk Elementary School  ACTIVITY ROOM  TIME:  7:30 p.m.  m Two $250 scholarships are offered annually to students attending Elphinstone Secondary  school by the Howe Sound Pulp  division of Canadian Forest  products Ltd., Port Mellon, B.C.  The scholarships are part of a  continuing program undertaken by the company to emphasize the need for highly-trained  personnel in their mill operations.  One scholarship will be offered to a student entering the  B.C. Institute of Technology  and the other to a student planning to enter the faculties of  science or engineering at any  university in British Columbia.  Recipients of the scholarships  will be selected by a committee made up of representatives  of Canadian Forest Products  Ltd., Howe Sound Pulp division  and Elphinstone Secondary  school. The' committee will consider academic standing, attitude and "work throughout secondary school and the student's  interest in the fields of science,  engineering or: technology.  Applicants will not be required to write the department of  education examination for  scholarship to qualify for the.  Canfor scholarships. Application  forms will be available from  school counsellors and must be  submitted by June 15 each year.  10   Coast News; March 21,1968.  owl lie  DAVE MAW  RAZOR'S EDGE  BARBER SHOP  announces  Closed Mondays - Open Wednesdays  FRIDAYS OPEN til 9 p.m.  PRICES: Regular Haircut     $2.00  Pensioners & Children to 14   $1.25  Saturdays        $_L50  Men's Hair Styling    ....   $4-50  MM  iv2****  You're Never Adrift  equipped with  Tl  For the Best Deal see  Gibsons SHELL Service  GIBSONS ��� Ph.  886-2572  A   Subscription  to the  COAST NEWS  Solves this Family Problem  Phone 786-2622  mm  E & M BOWLADROME  This week, Helen Girard rolled 658 (319) and Shirley Hopkin 658. Frank Nevens rolled  796 (325).  Ladies Coffee: Ann Johnson  622, Doreen Croslby 626, Irene  Jewitt 538 (250), Paulette Smith  553, Lorraine Werning 524, Ther-  ese Jenkins 523, Marg Berry  547, Iva Peterson 5661, Phyllis  Hoops 559, Vera Farr 547, Millie  Schmidlbauer 512, Georgine  Macklam 534, Irene Rottluff 606  (246), Belvo Hauka 500, Tina  Vanderhorn 602, Moya McKinnon 277.  Gibsons A: Virginia Reynolds  612 (311), Freeman Reynolds  659 (269), Bill McGivern 608,  Frank Nevens 276, Don Skinner  251, Joan Whieldon 240, Helen  Girard 658 (319), Mavis Stanley  653 (242). Jack Lowden 245, Lorraine Johnson 604, Paulette  Smith 623 (266), Len Ellis 610,  Art Holden 635 (246).  Teachers Hi: Ed Gill 627,  Gene Yablonski 673 (261), Herb  Lowden 243, Ted Sandy 263, Art  Holden 647 (287), Nancy Philips  623 (284), Bill Ayres 610.  Commercials: Jack Clement  63(6, Murray Crosby 246, Inez  Hendrickson 610 (248), Frank  Nevens 796 (264, 325), Evert Nyfors 608 (241), Ron Oram 254,  Shirley Hopkin 658 (253), Lome  Gregory 666 (253), Irene Rottluff 240, Doreen Croslby 671  (256).  Port Mellon: Art Holden 706  (304), Mavis Stanley 6219 (259),  Chris Woods 273, Red Day 639,  Randy Boyes 634 (266), Gordon  Day 251, Al Edmonds 257, Francis Scorgie 609, Bill Ayres 721  (267), Moe Hostland 630.  Bantams: Delbra Pedneault  311 (159), Randy Whieldon 269,  David Pedneault 203, Cindy  Whieldon, 311 (M5), Debibie Sicotte 201.  A return match of the Sechelt  Ladies here Friday was dose  scoring, Gibsons being nosed  out iby a few pins. Aggregate  scores were Sechelt 11,750, Giibsons 11,717.  SOCCER  Division 4  Residential Totems 3, 207 0.  Division 6  Residential Braves 1, Gibsons  Legion 2.  Division  7  Giibsons Cougars 1, Timlber-  men 1.  Gifbsons Canfors 2, Shop Easy  0.  Saturday Exhibition Game:  Div. 4 207 7, Div 6 Gibsons  Legion. 1.  Many bulbs sold  Elphinstone Chapter of DeMolay is participating in this  week's international DeMolay  activities. Gordon Hauka, master councillor, reports the light  bul'b drive sold more than 1600  bulbs, the proceeds of which will  be allocated to the association  of retarded children of this area  Recruiting of new members  will also be undertaken and  youths from the age of 14 to 21  interested in becoming a member of this order are invited to  phone 886-2750 or 886-9658 for  further information.  An open meeting of the chapter will be held at Roberts Creek  Masonic Ha/11 8 pjn., March 27.  The speaker is expected to be  M. Murphy, Chairman B.C. Association for Retarded Children.  The local chapter was host to  a group from the Past Master  Councillors Association of B.C.,  including Master Councillor Gordon Dryborough of the Russell  L. Wigganton Chapter, Vancouver. The local group was complimented on the excellence and  precision of their ritual for District No. 2. A return visit will  be paid to the Vancouver chapters1 when a ritual competition  of the DeMolay degree and a  business meeting will be held.  NEED UNIFORMS  Scout House has been receiving an increasing number of  requests for used uniforms for  all sections. If you have any  parts of used uniforms sitting  around your hall or home we  would appreciate receiving  them. There are a number of  boys joining the movement who  need help from their brothers.  A boy should not be deprived of  membership in Scouting because of lack of uniform. Please  contact Mrs. E. Reid at 886-2581.  Fifteen members and guests  attended the regular meeting of  the Roberts Creek Auxiliary to  the hospital on Monday evening.  Mrs. Stan Rowland, president,  reported on the Co-ordinating  Council meeting.  Mrs. Muriel. Tilbb' advised that  April 20 would be the next date  for the auxiliary memlbers to  staff the Thrift Shop. Conditions there are improving all  the time, with new racks for  dresses, jackets and shirts, and  shelves and tables for other v articles. It was reported that there  was a shortage of dishes and  kitchen gadgets and it was suggested that those who wished  to contribute might bear down  on attics and cupboards and perhaps come up with all manner  of treasures.  Mrs. D. Marshall offered to  pick up. these White, Elephant  articles on a given; day, likely in  the first week of April. A phone  call to the secretary, Mrs. Tifrb,  886-2)361, will insure this service.  Mrs. Rowland spoke on the  two catering assignments undertaken during the month, and  reported that the customers  were pleased with the service.  She also announced that there  was an inquiry regarding catering for a spring wedding reception.  A motion passed to hold the  annual auxiliary meeting in December instead of in June and  for the year to run from January to Decemiber. Mrs. Bessie  Clark was named' the voting  delegate for the Regional meeting in Sechelt on April 24:  Mrs. Neva Newman brought  in three pairs of booties for the  hospital showcase.  A welcome guest at the meeting, a charter memiber of the  local auxiliary, now resident in  Nabusp, was Mrs. Murray MacKenzie, who was spending a few  days with her sister, Mrs. Len  MacDonald.  To prove that St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliaries' Cook Book  contains recipes of merit, Mrs.  MacKenzie recently won a first  prize with one of them. Mrs. B.  Clark won the evening's draw.  Refreshments were served by  Mrs. Ron McSavaney.  Reading approach  method outlined  On Friday, March 1, teachers  of School District 46 attended a  conference on individualized  reading instruction, held by  their association at Gibsons Elementary school.| The key address was delivered iby Dr. Robert A. McCracken, director of  the reading centre, Western  Washington  State  College.  Dr. McCracken emphasized  the individualized approach in  the teaching of reading and  stressed the idea that no two  children are the same, in any  area. He made the point there is  a very good reason for doing  away with letter grading. Who  gets the E's? The child who is  the poorest reader. He may  work hard and increase his  reading ability but will still  maintain his relative position in  the class all year long. Reading  reflects developmental growth  and it is the teacher's job to  keep people growing. A child  should not be forced to read  something he cannot handle.  This is just like making him  wear a certain sized shoe because the norm for his age is a  specific size, he said.  Individualized reading instruc  tion is a good way of trying to  meet the problem. Even though  the child has to cope with a  teacher who is trying his or her  best to deal with a classroom  full of individuals he finds he  can succeed. He is not frustrated because the material he is  practicing with and the individual and group instruction given are at his level. The teacher  serves as a guide. Learning will  take place as long as he can  keep the child moving, reading  regularly.  BONNET -FOUND  A child's white bonnet with  colored pompoms on the side  has been picked up in the Co-op  store. Ask at the check out  stand.  On Saturday March 9, a surprise miscellaneous bridal shower was held at the home of Miss  Beverly Szabo in honor of Miss  Merrilee Olson.  The bride-to-be received "a  variety of beautiful and useful  gifts from Miss Heather Espley,  Miss Annette Hansen, Miss  Wendy Inglis, Miss Kirsten Jorgenson, Miss Ruby Stroshein,  Miss Thelma Volen, Miss Lorna Sneddon, Mrs. J. West, Mrs.  I. Cattanach, Mrs. T. Mulligan,  Mrs. T. Maxfield, Mrs. P. Mulligan, Mrs. O, Korgen, Mrs. B.  Mulligan, Mrs. D. Szabo, Mrs.  T. Holland, Miss- Nonie Veale,  Mrs. B. Christiansen, Mrs. B.  Sim, Mrs. A. Eridkson, Mrs. G.  Yachlowitz, Mrs. W. MoFadden,  Miss Joan Taylor, Miss Beverly  Szabo, Miss Carol Olson and  Mrs. A. Olson.  Those unable to attend but  sending gifts were Mrs. D.  Strom, Mrs. R. Veale, Mrs. R.  Paul, Mrs. A. Gant and Barbara, Miss Dawn Cha_nberlin,  Miss Susan Kennett, Miss Connie Warn, Miss Donna Bjornson,  and Mrs. W. J. Erickson.  The hostess presented Merrilee with a lovely corsage of  white and pink carnations. The  chair  of honor was  decorated  with pink and white streamers  and wedding bells overhead.  The shower cake was beautifully decorated with yellow roses  and Pink buds and had written  on the cake "Showers of Blessings, Merrilee."  Carol Olson, sister of the  bride-to-be assisted with the  gift presentations. Games were  played and lovely prizes won.  Dainty refreshments were served.    .. . :   -    ���  GLASSES FOUND  A lady's brown rim glasses in  a case were found on the lane  near Sargent Road on Wednesday. The owner may obtain by  phoning 886-2121.  JACKET, CANTEEN FOUND  Avjacketand water canteen  were found on the Port Mellon  highway about ten days .ago.  The owner can have the same  by  phoning  884-5244.  Mrs. FISHER'S DELICATESSEN  WILL   RtOPEII  THURSDAY, MARCH It  Port Mellon & District  Community  Association  ANNUAL MEETING  Port Mellon Community Hall  Monday, March 25, 1968  8 p.m.  Roberts Creek Credit Union  St Bartholomew's Parish Hall  GIBSONS  Wednesday, March 27  p.m.  B.C. FERRIES /  SPECIAL   NOTICE  The Motor Vessel  Nnsimi: coast queen  Will not be in service between Horseshoe Bay  and Langdale on March 28 as Indicated in current schedule folders. Sunshine Coast passengers  will be able to enjoy a new, improved service  at a date to be announced following Easter.  �� B.C. FERRIES  Phone:   Horseshoe Bay 921-7411  Langdale 886-2372

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