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 Pr o v-iii^tiiais:.- lii'brary.,  Victoriat   B.   C.  SERVING   THE   GROWING   SUNSHINE   COAST  Published  at Gibsons,   B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume  22  Number 47 December 10, 1969  10c per copy  No surprises  in Saturday vote  Use Christmas Seals;  Saturday's elections produced  no upsets as all those holding  office were re-elected. There was '  one unusual event in the counting of the votes and that was at  Sechelt where the vote for mayor and the vote for aldermen  were alike exactly.  Canadian Press officials in  Vancouver queried the figures  but found out from Returning  Officer Jack Mayne that even v  after counting the ballots three  times they came out the same  way.  Giibsons council may drop the  advance poll next year because  only four voters turned up. Last  year the total was six.  Sewer start  by April  Mayor Wally Peterson expects  a start on Giibsons sewelrs by  the end of April, he informed  council at Tuesday night's meeting.  He was commenting on the  results of a meeting in Victoria  with water department officials  recently, who he said had put  council on the' right' track so  they could expect some action  in the near future. -  So, as the mayor said when  he completed hisr review of the  meeting -^Victoria, "We should  start on our sewers next April"  Gibsons Athletic Association's  annual report and 1070-program  came before council. It sought  a further float, and* a: lifeguard  from 4 to il .p.m. vdu^ng!-iwnl__  ~moitfhs:~The��re*w^^  for further consideration. Mayor  Peterson did not think, the 'village could afford a lifeguard.  Application for a license to  conduct business in the liquor  store at the head of, Gibsons  wharf, by W. E. Bradford was  tabled until the lease situation  was cleared up. Harry Smith,  owner of the property, has no  notification yet that the lease is  to be given up.  Mr. Bradford .intends to go  into clothing and general merchandise. Until the lease is given up nothing can be. done,aibout  issuing a business- license.   :  Council gave final reading ;��o  the Sunday sports and entertainment bylaw which obtained public approval in last Saturday's  vote. It becomes effective January 1. '        .  Here are  the results  of Saturday's vote:  X Means  sitting  memiber   (E)  means elected.  Gibsons  For Mayor  X Wally Peterson 360 (E)  Jim  Drummond 132  Alderman 2 years.  Mike Blaney 230  X Ken  Crosby 322   (E)  X' Gerry Dixon 251 (E)  1 Year Term ���  Hugh   Archer 99  Charles Mandelkau     209 (E)  William Nimmo 168  Sunday Bylaw  Allowing entertainment  Yes 433  No 58  Sechelt  . For Mayor  X William Swain 104 (E)  Morgan-Thompson     58  Alderman 1 Year  George W. Flay 104 (E)  Frank Parker 58  School Board  J. David Ganshorn     267 (E)  Sheila  Kitson 332   (E)  Agnes Labonte 309 (E)  Lee Macey 180  Bernard Mulligan      277  (E)  Pieter L. Sluis 228  Mrs. Labonte opposed by Mrs.  Macey was elected for Gibsons  Village and others for the rural areas of the school district.  Regional District  Area  A  Pender  Harbor  2 Year Terms  '- Harold McQuitty 61  X J.H.  Tyner 263 (E)  Area C Davis Bay  X Harvey Hubbs 44 (E)  Albert Lynn 36 -  Area'JP'Roberts Creek ;  ;One-';Yeari' Terni  *&K��B^Ciaiib^  Ian'!Maclean'  *53  Win degrees  The University of B.C. Senate  has approved the awarding of  academic degrees to 1,047 students, including one from Gibsons and another frcm Half-  mon Bay. The degre.es- were  awarded to students who completed requirements over the  summer months or at UBC's annual Summer- Session.   "  Each recipient has the option  of receiving the .degree now. or  appearing at UBC's 1970 Congregation next Spring for the  formal conferring ceremony.  About half the fall graduating  class choose to appear at the  Congregation the following  Spring to receive their degree,  according to UBC's -jegistar,,  Mr. J.EA. Parnall.  The degree winning students  from the Sunshine Coast include  Dorothy Ellen Reid of Gibsons  who gained a. Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and  Caroline Jane A. Wolfe of Halfmoon Bay who gained,her Master of Arts degree.  CHRISTMAS  SERVICES  Christmastide services at  Gibsons United church include  the Sunday- School taking the  services next Sunday and on  Sunday, Dec. 21 it will toe Family Sunday White Gift service:  There will be' a'-Christmas eve  service at 11 pm.  Bylaw Votes  Granthams street lights 34'yes  ��� arid nil opposed.  Roberts Creek for a specified  fire- district 128 yes and eight  no.  �� >.  Council holds  up its approval  Sechelt's council with Mayor  William Swain in the chair at  last week's meeting decided on  advice of the  council's lawyer  - to hold up adoption of a zoning  amendment concerning a Clayton  property   new  lane   allow-  - ance, pending a commitment  becoming final.  Council decided to introduce a  bylaw to set up a Board of Variance for consideration of the  proposition outlined previously  by Dick Clayton. The bylaw was  adopted after required readings.  A delegation of ratepayers  protested any change as outlined by Mr. Clayton as it could  result in depreciation of their  property if further commercial  structures were involved.  Council also gave three readings to a bylaw for the setting  up of house numbering in the  village.  FIREHALL FURNACE  To keep fire equipment in  better condition a $300 furnace  will be obtained, Alderman Gerry Dixon reported to ~ Gibsons  council. The firemen will do the  installing. Council agreed to  this expenditure.  CUBS   GOING���UP!  Parentis only' t>f members of  Gibsons Cubs taking part m a  going-up ceremony Thurs., Dec.  11 are invited to the ceremony  in Gibsons United Church Hall  from 7 to 8:30 pm. Refreshments will follow.  SCHOOL CONCERT  Roberts creek Elementary  school plans a school" Christmas concert Friday December  19 at 1 pm." and all parents are  invited.  $2,000 fine in creek  spawning  FIGHT TUBERCULOSIS  EMPHYSEMA AND OTHER  RESPIRATORY DISEASE**  Students watch  William Howard Shaw, driver  of the machine that cut up Roberts Creek bed at the Lower  Road bridge in order to pre-:,  pare for laying water pipe appeared in Gibsons, court before  Magistrate Charles jg. y Mlttle-  ste adt Tuesday- and was fined  ��500 on each of two charges.  They were molesting a spawning bed and destroying fish eggs  He was charged under sections  of the Fisheries Act.  A   complaint   resulting   from  work on the new water main  crossing' Roberts Creek last  . week resulted in a charge being laid against H.B. Contracting Ltd. the company laying  the water system for the Regional District board's water  system.  The complaint was made by  Ian MacLean, a nearby resident who was also a candidate  for, -.; election to the Regional  board in Saturday's vote. The  matter   reached   a   Vancouver.  Control oil fieaeli logs  sasmon spawning;���  A  meeting of the SCEPS on  Friday Dec.   5 heard five students  from  Roberts  Creek  Elementary   School   discuss .their  participation in a project involving the spawning of chum salmon in'Roberts Creek. The boys _  Matthew Ball, Tim Cotton, Pat,.  Horvath,  Norman  McLean and-  Steven Miles, who made themselves available at short notice  due  to  the timeliness of their <  subject;  presented a very well  prepared   description   of   their \  project:  The meeting in Wilson Creek  Community    Hall    confmenced .*"  with the showing of three/films ,  on   ecology,   after  which' ihel '\  students   made   their  presenta- -  tion. With  the~ aid  of a  chart''.  which they had drawn the boys *  explained in detail the aspects j-  -relating ioJ the spawning of saj��<��&  mon in the creek together wim -���  counts of live and dead fish 'on  related   dates   from   the   commencement of the run. In view  of the recent water pipe laying  in  the  creek  bed the observations   of the students  involved  in the project of salmon spawning   should  be  of considerable  value   to   the   Department   of  Fisheries   in their estimate   of  possibe losses  incurred  to the  spawning  fish and their  eggs.  The   students   also   explained  future   details   of  their project  which includes the possible seeding of     the creek     with  the  spawn of. other varieties of salmon.  The members of SCEPS have  expressed the desire that perhaps a full .-report on the project could be submitted for future publication. They also  wished to express their appreciation to Mr. David White, the  teacher responsible for the project, and to Mr. Mactavish the  principal of Roberts Creek Elementary School and the students involved.  Quite a number of people  have expressed concern about  the possible results of taking  away the logs from Gibsons to  Halfmoon Bay beaches, some  of which have been there for  years and play a big part in the  prevention of erosion of the  beaches.  The Sunshine Coast Environment Protection Society looked  into the matter and were told  by Mr. Chamberlin of the Forestry Service in Sechelt that  the operation would be under tht*  strict supervision of that department. Their men will mark the  logs to be taken. No anchor  logs, those that do their part in  helping prevent erosion, will be  removed. There are designated  areas where no logs will be removed, Davis Bay is one of  these, and anyone : wanting in-  :< formation should contact Mr.  Chamberlin who has a, map  showing the  areas affected..  This operation is. an experiment arid as far as''_ the.'beaches  are concerned' will be a one  chance affair as far as the cori-  tracter is concerned; In other  words he will not be able to go  over the same1 section of the  beach twice.  _ The SCEPS suggests that anyone who objects -to this opera-  lion should contact the minister responsible, Mr. Williston,  also send a copy of- the, letter  to Mrs. Isabel Dawson in Victoria.  radio station, and resulted in  phone calls to Gibsons area by  organizations interested in protection of salmon spawning  beds. What happened was the  company in continuing the water line across the shallow  creek used its backhoe to prepare a trench for the laying of  the water pipe. It disturbedthe  area while the digging was go-  ting on.; Fisheries officials'  .checked and the work halted  for a time. Some .spawn'- was  reported to. have been disturbed  but fish were not stopped from  reaching higher up in the creek,  according to witnesses on  the  Gun clubs in  Ski club organizing  Twenty three people met in  Gibsons , Athletic Association  hall to consider formation of  ^^sfl-Jv-qJtabp.^The- meeting \ was  chaired'by Mike Haner of, Port  Mellon, who outlined a suggested set of guidelines to operate a club.  These suggested guidelines  had been developed at a previous meeting at Port Mellon by  a small group of enthusiasts  and beginners. There are sufficient adults prepared to pay  a -$20 initiation fee and give suf  ficient support to form a club.  There are two local areas  which would support good skiing  for the better part of the winter  season. These are the top and  south eastern slope of Mount  Elphinstone and the Rainy River Valley. Mike Jackson elaborated on the suitable areas of  Mount Elphinstone and pointed  out that a previous ski club  had failed in part due to committing it's efforts to an ill  chosen area. Mike Haner described the areas of Rainy Ri  ver Valley which are suitable,  but suggested that they are probably, a secondary choice.  ���   -  y'JIt _ .'could's jbe������-, practicalY.'to.  go ahead if mobile equTpifrgiif  was   available,   at  Reasonable  cost per person, -to get people  to a ski area.  There was    sufficient    unanimous support to make procurement of this mobile equipment'  possible.  A motion to proceed with  forming a club was passed unanimously. This was followed  by election of an interim executive consisting of* President  Mike Haner, Vice President  Lorrie; Wolverton and Secretary  treasurer Doug Howe.  A constitution committee composed of three volunteers agreed  to draw up a draft constitution . based on^Vancouver's  Mount Seymour ski club constitution. Another meeting will  be held Dec.;10 at the Athletic  hall io ratify a constitution,  elect permanent officers,' collect dues and decide on a plan  of action.  Gibsons ;Rod and Gun club  draw winnersare T; Kelly, Peter Madison and: J. Stanway;  Turkey shoot winners were M.  Ruggles, A. Anderson, F. Jorgenson, D. Herie, A.E. Scott  R. Drummond, M. Lawson, C.  Park, K. Crosby^ E. Law who  shot at varied targets. The  clubhouse draw went to A. Brodie.  Among coming events are the  Sechelt Rod and Gun club .22  indoor Turkey shoot Dec. 13"  and on, Dec/ 14 at 1 pm. the  Sunshine Coast pistol leaguer  shoot at Gibsons Rod and Gun  range.  ��� Sechelt Peninsula Rod and  Gun club\has decided that the  Gus - ,Crucil memorial trophy  ^winnex-'Will be decided,bx .the  "directors who will review the  nominations sent in and choose  the one that best fills trophy  requirements.  The club will hold its turkey  shoot Sat. Dec. 13 at 7:30 pm.  at the indoor range. Your family is invited. There will be coffee, pop and games.  The aggregate shoot has been  set for March 8 with first, second and third prizes offered in."  each competition and the aggregate score being based 7 on  results of those competitions.  The    next    meeting   will be ,  held Thursday, Jan/ 9 at 8 piny  when the awards party will be  discussed.  Alderman fo  :-.{  Gambier Carol service  Vandals busy  Sunnycrest Plaza's giant  Christmas tree might be the  last that will be''erected there  based upon feelings of merchants there.  Each night the tree has been  on display vandals have created damage by stripping it of  wires and bulbs and not doing it  in too careful a manner either.  Plaza merchants are not happy about the situation and may  reconsider their Christmas  activities for next year. Juveniles are suspected.  FLOWERS   BLOOM  So,far it has been a mild fall  with'some plant growth blossoming. Mrs. R.H. Griggs on  Sunshine Coast Highway reports Japonica in bloom and  California poppies have been  found, blooming. The-garden of  the coast* News, editor has roses  and daisies ; blooming. Mrs.  Grigg's. Japondca- had few blossoms ' iifc_Hicf. __*iing-~ but it is  making " up  for   its   tardiness,  At the Gambier Island Community Church Service in the  Veterans Memorial Hall, last  week, the Rev. Dennis Morgan  introduced the Service of the  Nine. Sessions.  This is the first time such  a service has ever been held  on Gambier Island, and it was  appreciated by the congregation of 13.  It is an ancient form of service held in many churches at  this time of the year telling  the Christmas story in appropriate scripture readings called  Lessons with carols describing  the reading being sung after  each Lesson.  The first three from the Old  Testament fortell the coming  of the Messiah, the Place of  birth and the visit of the Wise  Men.  The rest of the Lessons are  from the New Testament and  tell"the story as we all know it.  In large churches the lessons  are usually read by different  church officers thus combining  the whole church together,  starting ��� with a choir boy and  working through to. church officials.  The ninth or Epilogue is read  by the clergyman and it sums  it all up from'the beautiful 1st  Chapter of St. John. .  This service is usually broadcast over CBC on Christmas  Eve from the Royal Chapel of  St. George, Windsor, England/  where it first originated-and  is well worth listening to.  After the service the- cc" gradation enjeyed a soc.:ai hour  a v; d a del' cvous Chr'.stmas tea  was served by Mrs. A...-E.  Negroponte and Mrs. Harold  Wood complete with sausage  > o.ls, Christmas cake and shortbread from a table decorated  with a Chistmas table cloty.  and serviettes.  KIWANIS 15th ANNIVERSARY  At the Sunshine Coast Kiwanis club's 15th annual meeting in  Gibsons. Nov. 26, Kiwanis, Lt.  Gov Gill 7Y6urig-installed Aid.  Ken Goddard as. a meriiber.  Chairman of the meeting was  ���Ozzie /Hincks;; ; Danny; Wheeler  was; preserited ."with his past  president's pin by; Charles Long-  ley.' "'���"���  Gibsons Centennial Committee  : will have as its chairman Aid.  Ken Goddard who was council's;  representative to* organize such  a committee. This was reported  to. the municipal council at Tues-  May night's meeting.  Ross Gibson will be vice-  chairman; David Johnston, municipal clerk, treasurer and Mrs.  Hugh Archer, secretary. Others  en the committee,-are Mayor  Wallv Peterson, Aid. Ken Cros-  hv. T��d Peters. William Nimmo,  Pat Quarry, Mrs. T. Morrison,  Terry. Connor, Miss Stevens, W;  Valencius, Mr. Swallow, Mrs.  Eric Inglis, with Mrs. J.- Mainil and. Mrs-Fletcher ,as library  alternates. Next meeting wilt  be on Wed., Jan. 21.  DOGS FRIGHTEN HORSES  .. When dogs frightened horses  as they came out of the Hydro  line area in Roberts Creek Sunday afternoon, Diane Cramer,  daughter of Mr. arid Mrs. J.  Cramer of Gibsons area was  dragged under her horse. She  was badly bruised and shaken  up but no' bones were broken.  She -has -been-: resting- in St.  -Mary's Hospital :since the mishap.   "       '"'���";-.:-:-v;' ���;,.;-,-;: :' ":  CHIMNEY FIRE-  ���The ^Monday vy5:30 p.m. fire  call was for a chimney fire in  the 1500 block Albbs Road.      "; Coast News, Dec. 10, 1969.  Ill  Serving the Mt. Elphinstone district (population 6,000) of the  Sunshine Coast and the Sechelt Peninsula (population 3,000).  Phone 886-2622       PC Box 460, Gibsons, BC.  Published Wednesdays at Gibsons, B.C.  Second Class mail registration number 0794.  Member Audit Bureau of Circulation, B.C. Weekly Newspapers  Advertising Bureau, Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association, u C.  Weekly Newspapers Association.  Fred Cruice, Editor and Publisher.  Subscription Rates: $3 per year, $1.75 for six months United  States and foreign, $4>50 per year.  Voters are happy  Taxpayers of the SunshineCoatst apparently are satisfied with  the way things are going because not one incumibent seeking reelection was defeated. This applies to the Regional District board,  two village councils and school board.  y True some new faces will appear on these boards or councils,  replacing someone who chose not to seek re-election. This speaks  well for the leadership our boards and councils have given over the  last year. Not one candidate seeking re-election was defeated.  Mayor Wally Peterson, elected for the first time by the public  as mayor, after a six month fill-in replacing Mayor Fred Feeney,  along with Mayor William Swain, facing his second term will continue to lead their respective councils. Their records must have  satisfied the electorate.  The return of the Regional District board intact speaks for itself as well. Re-election of the school board chairman and one sitting memsber along with two new members fillip vacated seats  should be heartening to the school trustees who have had far from  a bed of roses latterly.  There were three bylaws which the voters passed. One was  Gibsons Sunday entertainment bylaw, the second was for. Roberts  Creek fire district and the other for Granthams street lights. All  three obtained conclusive votes as opposition was slight.  yNone of the elected bodies will have a cushy year ahead of  them as the money squeeze shows no: sign of easing.  A great growing place  ��� A job has to be done and one which the Coast News has been  hammering away at for some time, and that is the placing of Gibsons as a Sunshine Coast entity in its proper perspective.  This job will have to be done on behalf of radio and TV stations, the daily press and the general public at large in that well-  defined area known as7;the. Lower Mainland. Those Mainlanders  who iare lazy thinkers generally do not appear to realize that Gibsons] is the largest organized municipality on the Sunshine Coast,  with more than 1,000 pppulaton. Today it is actually in the 1860  population bracket and is growing, maintaining solid growth.     -  No matter how you look at the Sunshine Coast, Gibsons is the  focal point because of its size, in the same way that Vancouver is  the Mainland focal point because it is the largest.,  ..However in spite of the lack of what is called publicity in some  quarters Gibsons has plenty of background. It was ncorporated in  1929. It is a sound municipality having had the fortune to be guided  in the past by minds that were practical. It still is in the hands of  practical men and has an even better future ahead of it.  So, purveyor of information about the Sunshine Coast, take a  good look at a map, visualize where Gibsons is arid remember it  is the gateway to the Sunshine Coast, 14 miles from the Sechelt  Peninsula. -. ���".?������ '���'" 7  COAST NEWS  5-10-20 YEARS AGO  your  One of the most enjoyable,  although with some materials  the most strenuous of tasks, is  the building or rebuilding of garden walks. Nothing, except perhaps a patio, so completely  changes the appearance of the  home or adds so much to the enjoyment of the garden. This is  why it is so important to have  some kind of plan in mind before  you start to build; better still,  put it on paper so that you can  get-right on wfth the job.  ; Now that the cooler and more  invigorating weather has arrived, menial tasks such as building walks and patios do not  seem as formidable as they did  last: sprang when we were soft  from our winter inactivity.  . Garden iyalks aife made of an  infinite variety and selection of  mateiuals, such as white, pebbled or colored concrete, bricks,  flagstones and asphalt for main  entrance walks; and bark, gra-  vel.woodchips, pine needles,  stepping stones or cross sections  of trees called wood rounds for  informal walks leading to spe?  cial features in the garden pro>  per. , -  After the material has been  selected and.the width of the  walk determined, the next thing  to consider is drainage. By providing adequate drainage it is  possible to build walks, patios  and terraces so that the action  of. alternate freezing and thawing will not break br heave them  out of shape.  Paving blocks which are kept  perfectly dry on the inside and  underneath will be unaffected by  freezing temperatures. Whiere  moisture prevails, the frost will'  expand the water as ice is formed and may heave the blocks  out of place and crack them lithe process. The tiny particles  of water which collect in moist;  heavy soil under and around  pavings are responsible for  much of the damage done during cold weather. "  In sandy or well drained soils,  the action of frost will not affect patio or walk pavings provided the water is grained away.  In heavy soils it is necessary to.  arden!  By A. R. BUCKLEY  Plant Research. Institute/  '   Ottawa  ry away excess moisture.  All walks except concrete  should have a three to four inch  base of gravel; concrete walks  should have a four to six inch  layer.  To build a concrete path, use  the same mix as for concrete  walls, only make dt soupier io  fill up all the small spaces. Over the drainage layer pour a  three- to four inch layer of one  to eight cement cinder concrete  or a 1���3���6 cement-sand-gravel  concrete. ��� 7  When it begins to set, it should  be rubbed and- smoothed with  a cement trowel or block of  wood to compact the material  and bring a watery film to the.  surface. After a little more setting, the concrete should be  covered and kept'damp for sev-  . eral days to cure or harden.  Brick walls should be set on  several inches of sand for drainage and also to make the bricklaying easier. To keep the bricks  in place, the outer layer should  be set in vertically or a wooden  or riietal curb placed along the  outside edge and covered by  soil and turf. There are four  common patterns for brick walks  and terraces��� the conventional  alternating pattern, basket  weave with board edging, the  diagonal and the  herringbone.'���'  If it is desired to set the bricks  or patio stone in cement, then  make .the' cubing as for concrete and add, after the cement  has hardened, a one-inch setting bed of one to four cement-  sand mixture as the paving mat  erial is fitted and leveled. The  one���half inch wide vertcal  joints between bricks or tiles  are swept full of dry one to four  cement-sand mixture and wet-  , ted down. Larger interspaces  such as between flagstone and  slate are trowelled full of a wet  mixture of riiortar of the same  strength.  The finished grade of the pav  ing should have a grade of one-  half inch to the foot. On larger  areas such as terraces or patios it might be better to slope  the area in more than one dir-  w,��ection to provide free  surface  excavate and make a sub-ba*^vSrainage^ 'Y *  of gravel, stone or cinders and       It   is   quite   practical -to~ set  to install drainage tiles to car-    heavy   patio   stones   and. flag-1  Health cost alternatives  FIVE  YEARS   AGO  Ernest Cartwright placed before Gibsons council a proposal  to construct a hotel and marina  at the harbor base of Georgia  Heights. S3  ' The school board has decided  to hold board meetings at outside points such as Sechelt;-,  Roberts Creek, and Pender Harbor in rotation so the public  can attend.  Sechelt's plebliscite vote for  the purchase of shoa-eline property in Porpoise Bay. ��� at a  cost of ��28,000 was defeated 97  to 51,  Rayonier Canada (B.C.) is  asking that the area from Wood-  fibre. ai*ound the coastline to  Jervis Inlet be turned into a  wood/ salvage area for yproduc-^  tion of chip wood.  TEN YEARS AGO  The tenth meeting of St.  Mary's Hospital group to study  hospital conditions viewed the  50. page brief and learned that  the deputy minister of health  has complimented the group on  its presentation.  Robert Burns, municipal clerk  for Gibsons village was taken  to hospital dn Vancouver on advice of Dr. Hugh Inglis.  A    crowd    of    200    persons  jammed school hall for the boxing card arranged by the Peninsula Boxing Club. Eighteen  boxers were' On the program.  Students of Sechelt Elementary school are practicing for  a special Christmas Carol service in the school hall, Sunday  Dec. 20. y  15   YEARS  AGO  Ron Brackett* aided by Gibsons Kinsmen and the B.C. Polio Fund opened a shoe repair  shop iri Gibsons.  November of this year was  one of the wildest and wettest  ever recorded. ''���  Gibsons and District Rater  payers' association held an all-  candidate meeting at which five  spoke. They were A.E. Ritchey,  C.P. Ballentine, Fred Crowhurst, Harold Fearn and W.  Skellett.  20  YEARS  AGO  Residents of Gambier Island  are   striving   to  get   the   B.C..  Power  Commission    interested  in extending power lines to the  island. .:.'  Several hundred copies of the  Gibsons Mirror produced in 1946;  tp celebrate this community's  diamond jubilee have been d<K  nated free, for/ distribution  through various stores.  The federal provincial conference of ministers of health  met in Ottawa to consider the  report of tthe committee oiii'  costs of health services authorized by the ministers at their  last meeting in November, 1968.  The urgent concern arises  from factors;, detailed in the  report, such as a steady rise  of more than io percent annually in health care costs, arid  of 14 percent iri hospital service costs. .  The report states: The cost  of health services has risen so  rapidly in Canada in recent  years that three alternatives are  now imminent.  7  The standards of health.care  now available can be reduced,  or; taxes, premiums or deterrent fees can be raised even  higher, or ways must be found  to restrain the growth of cost  increases through better operation of health service structure  now in existance, and: serious  ^consideration must be given to a  future major revamping of the  entire system.  It notes also that the overall  quality of Canada's health sysr  tern is among the highest in the  world, through a 'combination:of  individual dedication, public desire, and government action.,",  The istudy committee setyup  by the ministers was held Tby  Dr. John N. Crawford, recently  retired Deputy Minister Tof National Health. It included .��� deputy  ministers and other senior officials of all the provincial health  departments. 7    -       '"  The seven task forces covered  the v following areas of inquiry :  Hospital Services: Utilization,  operational efficiency, salaries  arid wages, beds and facilities.  Health Services: Methods of  delivery of medical care, price  of "medical care, 'cost of public  health Services.  Members   of the    task   forces  were. leaders in the health professions chosen from universi-;  ties, hospitals, professional asso  ciations, and government.  National health minister John  Munro, chairman of the con-  . ference, noted today that the  wide-ranging report requires important decisions by governments and by the health professions. He proposed that it be  regarded as a progress report  and that the study group be  retained to make further rec-  ommendatioris on iiriplementa-  tion. ... .  Mr. Munro noted also the considerable achievement of the  task forces and 'the co-ordinating committee since their formation early this year. The  three volumes of their report  run to nearly 1,000 printed pa-  y ges and cover areas of health  services .never before surveyed  ! in: Canada.  Recommendations of the report are submitted under 16  headings, as follows:    "        7  Co-ordinated government planning, regipnali'zatibri', utilization,  planning hospital facilities,  arid Operational efficiency.  Financial incentives and analysis, manpower utilization,  patient care classificatipnv, staiif  dardsyof' patient care, ambulatory "services. y' r  ?;)Home; care; hea\thycare yap^-  x^yn^^atioxiy \fee^. \ schedules,  mass ���screening, and education.  Thrift is a wonderful virtue,  ; especially; in ari7 ancestor."    '"  From the errors of others a  ,  wise iriari' corred.s his own.  This would be a better world  if we had more wild life in our  forests and less in the big cities;  The first man -to sell on the  value of your goods is yourself.   -  The reason people who mind  their own business succeed so  \ well is: 'that; tfiey have ��� so little  ' eo^petition.'---; yr-':y '���.y-yy-.yy .  If- we make the best of little  ���opportunities'.We find ourselves  mi^/^-^1��''''''tior accept"' larger ���'  ;6ries^l:'":;-;.' ���''������;    y'i''':���"A;,  stones on a sand cushion above  a drainage base of firmed or  tamped gravel o_- stones.Joints  riiay be fairly close arid should  be swept full of sand  The informal walks which are  intended solely for leading into  special garden features are of  such nature that no great preparation    is   necessery   except  some drainage slope. Bark, pine  needles and gravel are easily  placed iri a prepared excavated  walk. Stepping stones in the lawn  proper may be; inserted by removing epough. sod in which to  place each stone. i  Remember; to prevent heaving during winter, you must  provide good drainage^ Also remember that the larger and the  heavier the stones one uses,  the firmer the foundation must  ���be.".. -..'���- y 'y. ,-. :' .  ��>^^^^��^^��^MMVwVVWMMM^V����^��^VMM*iM��*MMMyMW%^����^^^^^^^��^*��^��W��^<��^V��^i^MWWyW��  N. Richard McKibbin  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  +0*0^*0*0*0*0*0*0m0*0***0*0*0*^0+^m0*  FRANK   E.   DECKER.   D:OS  OPTOMETRIST  For Appointment  886-22*8  Every Wednesday  Bal Block  Gibsons  t***^^^^  NOTICE  ���..���'���. .' l* ' '  ��� ';��� ���-.'*''.'  R. S. Rhodes  Doctor of Optometry  204 Vancouver, Block  Vancouver, B.C.  Announces he will be in Sechelt  MONDAY, DEC. 15  For an appointment for eye  .Sechelt Beauty Parlor  examination phone  885-2818  If anyone desires any adjustment or repair to their  present glasses I will be pleased to be of service  CAN YOUR FEET  TAKE 65,000 MILES!  The average Canadian will walk that many  miles in a lifetime. In addition to this his .feet  are subjected to rubbing, scuffing, scraping and  .kicks, as well as-being exposed to the elements  ��� rain, heat and cold. Add to this' the daily  friction building up. heat inside' the ~ shoes andJ  normal flexing that takes place. "  It is easy to see that, to stand' the strain over  the years, you must take extra special care, of  your feet.  We have  a complete Foot-Care De-:  partment   in   our  pharmacy   to help  you with  everyday foot needs. For special problems with  . your   feet   we   always   recommend   you  consult  , with your doctor or podiatrist.'  * - - .  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 great change. We -  pledge at all .times to be in the position to offer .the finest of pharmaceutical services.  -  KRUSE DRUG STORpS LTD.  Dependability ��� Integrity ��� Personal Service  Rae W. Kruse  Pharmaceutical Chemists & Druggists  Sechelt Gibsons  885-2238 886-2234  STORE HOURS ��� 9 a.m. fo 6 p.m. ��� FRIDAY 9 a.m. fo 9 p.m.  OPEN ALL DAY WEDNESDAYS  Beautiful B.G.  '*������*���������������������������������������_��������������������������������������� ������-)������������!  '���������������_���������������*���������_>���>*���������*��������������������������������������������������������������������������  Order Your Subscription  from Coast News  NAME  ADDRESS   -  YOUR NAME     '*#������������_��������_���������-.�����__���(  !�����������������������-���������������������������������������>������*������������#����������������>���������������������_*����������������������*���������*������*������, Sean   D-tiy   is? a[ Pender" "  Harbor yorith who has tra-/  yelled   extensively   arid has  writtenhis r76bse^ation for  y this   series  of  articles..  : y. '������".��� ��� ���: .      . 7 y       ���".'���'.���-..  For iny first night" in Guayaquil, I enjoyed a delicious meal  of shrimps, shiskebobs and Ecuador's famed Pilsener beer,  which I ate in the warm breeze  of my Canadian civil engineer  friend/'s fan, in his apartment  above the Rio Guayas; next to  a brewery. The last time I'd  Seeri this friend was on the chill  slopes of Whistler Mountain before Christmas. Here the temperature was about 90 degrees  at night. 7-    v  Returning to my room afterwards, I discovered the heavy  door was locked tightly,., decisively barring my way. Louder  knocking brought a long narrow tube containing the key on  a wire. This slid down" from an  upper storey window. So riiuch  for the thief situation iri Guayr  aquil.   ^.y.: ..:,;-y y.7; y A 7 -'7? 7,  Thieves are rampart iri Guayaquil. One's wrist watchj,' if on  an expansion bracelet, is highly  unsafe in Guayaquil���-someone  wijth an empty stomach and a  quick hand is liable to expropriate it. I later met a French  traveller in Lima, Peru7vwho  said he'd lost a new movie  camera in Guayaquil. He had  arrived in a bus arid was reaching up to take -his things ofif  the roofraek. He put his movie  camera :on the ground for a  second while he reached up  for something else. Glancing  back at the ground he discovered  it   was   bare   of   his   camera.  ������;." Next morning, early, I ate  "my breakfast���two hard boiled  eggs and a Pepsi, standing on  a tiny car ferry crossing the  Rio Guayas, with Bernhard and  his landrover. Guayaquil  sprawled along the waterfront,  jutting its docks out into the  river,    thereby    expressing its  riiadri reason   for   existence���it  is a''s&ppjftAy.��A'A;'"'���'��� ���'���'���',��� ���������,;������  It; is; the place where great  quantities of Ecuadorian bananas are exported from such  places as Quevedo which we  passed through onthe way down  along the coastal plain. A little .  later I met a young penniless  Peruvian student who had been .,  hitching around Ecuador and,  running out of money plus  hayirig his camera stolen, he  lugged bariarias 7 down on the  docksV loading ships so he could  continue his trip.  Ecuador ships boatloads of  bananas out into the world; and  you and I pick them up in the  supermarkiets. One time they  hung on trees in hot jungles,  now they rest amongst apples  and oranges beneath a cool  superriiarket light. Think about  it next time you eat a banana.  Chance did not put it there.  Swekt and toil did.  But by now the wee ferry had  docked or more correctly,  grounded, and we all drove off  Cuenca, back in the Andes, for  that was to be the base for  Bernhard's mule forays into the  field, tihe pi^cei from which  he would launch his, attack on  Mother Natures Swiftly through  the misty discomforting green  lowlands we bounced. The natural 'tropical! green tfiere I  found:; discomforting, upsetting  compared to Pacific Northwest  greenery. Here the green is  subdued andi fresh appearing.  There it seems too intense and  prolific, too thick and varied,  giving me an oppressed feeling.  Here of course I am far  more familiar with the woods  and what inhabits them. I have  entered arid passed through the  northern woods while at work  or at play and that has dispelled  their bogey men for me. There  are painful pricks fromdevil's  club, salal to bushwack through,  the odd bear or deer, but as  yet I've encountered no sas-  quatches or trolls in my wand-  '���.iimiimmiiumiTOmuiuinmumimimmmuummmmui  ��� BY^ SEAN ^DALY;^" >  M\iwM\mmwu\\aMmmiMWMM%wi\ra  eririgs. Arid I'm' siirie the sairie;  holds for the. jiirigle. 7 y  : If one sleeps in at,, eats in it,  sees the sun set and the mbon  rise and dawn again and goes  out and participates in activity  dn it, one loses one's fear. This  happened to a small extent at  a ranch on the Guatemalan  coastal plain. I slept a ' night  there- in a" rahchhouse all alone,  with' people only iri nearby huts.  All the doors unlocked,' insects  clicking and_ buzzing and fluttering around. Despite my fear  and being startled at the slightest sound, I finally slept arid.  16 arid behold I awoke aliye arid  well to a beautiful. day, totally  uriindlested by anyone orv anything.  Later 1 went riding in the  fields rind watched the vaqu-  eros castrating Brahma bulls.  I rode out into several fields  on my own. Nothing attacked  me, no snakes bit me when I  walked around. I suffered from  the heat, but later ��� learned 7 to  arid headed in our respective  directions. Our destination was  wear a shade hat, this from the  Vaqueros. .-/ '.yy^-AAr  Certainly there are. dangerous -  things such as poisonous snakes  or the Brahma bulls themselves, or everi one's horse,  but. : one loses one's /fear  by grappling with. them just  as we do when we drive a car  or run a boat or fall a tree with  a power, saw.  As we crossed,- ithe. plain  towards the wall of the Arides  again, we passed through, alternately, fields of sugar cane,  cacao beans, rice arid villages  of. bamboo :houses on stilts  amongst the mud and dirt in  which fait pigs strolled sleepily.  Cjhildren ran about mostly un  closed, women sat in doorways,  perhaps preparing a meager  meal or suckling a child or  sorting cacao beans or in some  way engaged in activity, though  looking upas we tooted on our  way through.  ANDY  CAPP  Electric raiige 59 years old  The first electric range was  demonstrated 59 years ago in  St. Louis. Sirice,then, the benefits of electric cooking have provided homemakers with untold  hours of freedom, and actual  enjoyment of the daily cooking  tasks.' 7-7', v:  Today's automatic electric  range is the ideal kitchen helper. It can even clean its own  oven! With ari automatic clock  to start and stop the cooking process, the lady of the house can  have roast dinners, casseroles  and desserts ready to serve even when she's been away from  home all day.The thermostatic  control of some surface elements tend to make each pot and  pan automatic. The sensing disc  maintains the preselected cooking temperature.  Basically, there are four styles of electric ranges: The free  standing type contains a complete' cooking unit - surface element, oven and broiler; some  haye warmirig drawers. This  style ds available* in widths  from 21 to 40 inches.  Before  you choose your, new<  automatic electric range, look  oyer the complete choice available to you, to fit your specific  needs. If you would like some  guidance before making a decision, call B.C. Hydro and ask  for the booklet, A Guide To Wise  Buying ��� Use arid Careof Electric Ranges.  CANADIAN PROPANE  , IT-'*  VII be  You  FREE TREATS  for fhe  KIDDIES  in Gibsons...  SATURDAY  DECEMBER 13  fam foil noon  atflte    :;���'.':;;.  BANK &F MONTREAL  Sponsored by fhe Merchants of Gibsons in cooperation wifh the Gibsons Kinsmen Club COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS    MISC. FDR SAU  Phone 886-2622  Deadline, Tuesday. Noon  Rates: Up to 15 words 55c,  cash with order, 3c per word  over 15 words, 2nd and subsequent consecutive insertions half rate.  A billing charge of 25c will  be made on all ads not paid  1 week.after insertion.  COMING EVENTS  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons   886-2827  /Thurs., Fri. Dec.   11,   12.  A TIME TO SING  at 8 p.m.  A MAN CALLED DAGGER  Sat. Matinee, 2 p.m.  TIME   TO   SING  Sat., Mon., Tues. Dec. 13, 15, 16  HELL IN THE PACIFIC  Lee  Marvin      Tashiro   Mifune  Dec. 13 there will be a coffee  jumble at the Greene's Sat.  from 10 to 12 in aid of Greene  Court. Admission 50c. Please  phone 885-9328 if you can come.  Dec. 14, Sun. 2 pm. Port Mellon Community Assoc. Annual  Christmas Concert in Community Hall. All Association members welcome.  Dec. 14 United Church Sunday  School church service' 11:15 am.  Dec. 21 White Gift Family Service 11:15 am..  Dec. 24 11 pm. Carol and lesson service. ���..;   v , y-v ���  Dec. 15 Monday OAPO Christmas Dinner, Legion Hall, 6 pm.  Members only, by phoning 886-  2338 for tickets.; ..   y-: . .   ..  Dec. 12, Roberts Creek Hospital  Auxiliary  fourth  annual coffee  party and home bake sale, Fri- -  day, 10 to 12:30, Roberts Creek  Library.  ENGAGEMENT  ..Dr. and Mrs. Hugh F. Inglis  are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Ir-  ma Daphne,. to Mr. Thomas  Wayne Yorke, son of Mr. and  Mrs. Harry Yorke, Vancouver.  The wedding will take .placer on  Saturday,; January,,.10,'i 1979* in;  Gibsons United Ctiikch.7?'���.  CARD OF THANKS  Many thanks to all the persons  who assisted our daughter Diane when she was A injured.  Special thanks to the ones who  called the doctor and ambulance, directed/ traffic and took  care of the horses, and also to  Dr.7-Inglis who took such fine  care of her. Bobbie and Jim  Cramer.  tow  Lost between Gibsons Elem.  and Granthams, school boys'  glasses, brown horn rims. Call  886-2935 evenings. Reward  HELP WANTED  DEPENDABLE MAN WHO CAN  WORK WITHOUT SUPERVISION. Earn $14,000 in a year.  Contact customers in Gibsons  Sechelt area. Limited auto travel. We train. Air mail S.L.  Dickerson, Pres.,Southwestern  Petroleum Corp., Ft. Worth,  Tex. 76101.-  WORK WANTH)  Chimney    sweep     and    stoves     phone 886-2732  cleaned.   Phone ' 886-2839.  ���  Livings gifts for Christmas from  MURRAY'S GARDEN and PET  SHOP.  Turtles .99c  Baby budgies 5.95  Guaranteed to .  sing   Canaries 10.95  gold fish  Tropical and gold fish aquarium sets  Junior, 21.95  senior 31.95  Large variety of wild bird feeders, dog coats, hamster and  bird cages, starids and general  pet  supplies.   Phone   886-2919  5 window sashes, assorted sizes.   Best offer.   Phone   886-9504  Guitar amplifier, 3 inputs, 2  speakers, 10. watts, $40 cash.  Phone 886-9504 __  1 pair   Goodyear   Suburbanite  Snowtires   5.90x14 as new.  $25."  886-9693.    ���  '  ,.  .  Used TV's 23 inch Phillips  $229.95; 23 inch GE 169.95; used  range, 24 inch- G.E. reconditioned 69.95 885-9171  PARKERS   HARDWARE   LTD.  Coleman     space  heater     with  drum  and stand $60.  Phone  886-7070.  6 piece drum set, plus stands,  sticks, etc. Brand new. Willi  sacrifice   $100.   Phone   886-2741;  FALL REDUCTION  ON ALL FRUIT TREES  BULBS ��� HALF PRICE  Available at all times  .   Peat Moss, Garden Lime  '" ���;��� Fertilizers  WYNGAERT  ENTERPRISES  Gibsons 886-9340  HEALTH FOOD CENTRE  Distributors for  Health  Food  Centre,  Winnipeg  Featuring Also  Farm Fresh Eggs  Unpasteurized Honey (Bulk)  7 Unbleached Flour  "Healthful Cereals  ' Sundried Fruits  Pontiac Potatoes 50 lb.  $2.69  WYNGAERT  ENTERPRISES  Gibsons 886-9340  \  OPEN EVENINGS  FEED:  ���  For Almost Every Need  Dog Meal Crumbles, 50 lb. $4.49  t. Pigeon Mix ..;,-,y 50 Ib^iOO  WYNGAERT  ENTERPRISES  Gibsons 886-0340  YEAR  END   USED  EQUIPMENT PRICES  DOZERS7  2 x JD 1010 ............ 4,300.  2 x JD 2010  ........5,400.  TD9   Winch   Canopy..-. .1,800.  JD   350   D5L .. .....6,700.  LOADERS  3 x JD 350   . .......8,500.  3  x   JD   450 13,800.  ���2.x JD 450 4 inl  14,500.  2   x   JD   1010    4,950.  310   CASE 3,500.  420  CASE      2,900.  H3 Allis   Chalmers   ....4,900.  JD   440    .-���-:  ...3,300.  6 DIFFERENT MAKE BACK-  HOES     2,350. to 7,700.  Link Belt Rotascope Excava-  tor      ��������� ���*��* ��� ��� ���* ������������������ ��� �����* )OuU(  Insley     Backhoe .2,400.  Berger Air Tongs ......  900.  JD 440 Skidder   8,900  PARDEE EQUIPMENT1 LTD.  YOUR JOHN DEERE DEALER  Days    879-9421. Eves.    988-9715.  Daytona banked wall one thirty  second scale Road race set,  over 36 ft. of track. Phone days  885-2818. Evenings 886-2600.  1 new Coleman heater with  blower, trade for cement mixer lumber or 2 doors and casings  Baby sitting or housekeeping in  Gibsons area. 1558 S. Fletcher  Rd. Gibsons.  Baby sitting. Reliable and experienced. Phone 886-9952.  Backhoe available. Water lines  and septic tanks installed. Ph.  886-2231 days, 886-2171 evenings.  Do^ you require bookkeeping,  statements, balance sheets, and  personal income tax? Phone  886-9331. . y  DIVERS  available for salvage jobs, any  type. Contact Jim Rogers, 886-  7715 or 886-9662.  Beat the fall winds: We top,  limb, fall or put TV antennas in  trees. Insured work, done to  your satisfaction. Our estimate  may be lower than you think.  Phone 885-2109. '  VERNON & SON BULLDOZING  Land clearing with  clearing blade  -  Grading and Excavating  Competent work, Service  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Phone 886-1887  SALE OR TRADE .  23 ft. Aluminum. house trailer,  $1500 or offers. Phone 886-7161 or  write B. Nygren, Box 247, Gilb-  sons.  IF IT'S SUITS - IT'S MORGANS  885-9330, Sechelt  Alfalfa for sale. $60 a ton. J &  S Enterprises Ltd. Phone 886-  7123.  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges.C & S Sales, Ph.  885-9713, Secheit.  ���-Lawnmowers���  ���Outboards���  ���Chain Saws-  Repaired and Serviced  Authorized^Dealer    .  ���Yamaha Outboards���  ���Lawnboy Mowers���  ���Homeilite Saws���  ���Sabre Saw Chain���  NUTS & BOLTS  Head of Wharf  886-2838  SPORTING GOODS  ,      Hardware arid appliances  Where your dollar has more  ':''������ cents ��� '���  EARL'S IN GIBSONS  886-9600  4       Coast News, Dec. 10, 1969.  ��� '.���'''' i  MISC. FOR SALE (Cotifd)  Used elec. Dishwasher, wringer  washer, electric stove. Used 19"  portable   color   TV.       886-9600  EARL'S in  GIBSONS..  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  1968   Fury   III,   vinyl   hardtop,  318,   auto.    P&S,   radio,    rear  defroster, etc. 22,000 miles. Can v  Finance.   Bob   Nygren   886-7161  '62 Ford Econoline van. lovely  condition. $650. 886-9693. ���  '55 Pontiac $75. See Wayne; at  Government Wharf Gibsons.  3959 Vauxhall 6 cyl. 4 door. In  top shape. Phone 886-2984  1965 Chev. pickup, auto, trans.  Excellent condition, phone 886-  2343 after 6 p.m.  '59 Oldsmobile: Phone 886-9686.  '60 Chev 6 stdrGood mechanical  condition. Offers. 886-9379 after  6 p.m.  SUNSHINE CORREAL ESTATE  BOATS FOR SAU  21' Beaeheomlbe Boat, complete  with tow post, underwater protection, 100 dog lines, ready to  go. 886-2883.  17' fibreglass K & C hardtop  with 65 hp. elec start Evinrude,  $2200. Phone 886-2808.  ��MIM��M^BMiMaMii^>H��MM��aBaM^^MI__-H-_--_-_-|  14 ft. Sangstercraft and 6 hp.  Evinrude, used���, 1 month. Phone  886-9658.  WANTH)  Used piano in good condition.  Phone between 6~and 8. 886-7236.  Guitar  lessons   Phone   886-2401,  Ask for- Shelley.  ANNOUNCEMENTS  For membership of explosive re  quiremento 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.  Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  886-2979 or 885-9327 after 5 p.m.  SERVICE FORV y  Skindivers* arid Firemen's '  dip t&nlrs  SKINDIVERS AVAILABLE  FOR SALVAGE WORK  MARINE ACCESSORIES  Paint, fibreglass, rope, .canvas,  boat hardware  WALT NYGREN  SALES LTD.  Gibsons, 886-9303  /OR RENT  2 bedroom furnished' house, Sargent Road. Available Dec. 15.  Phone  886-9321  Sunday.  Spacious 3 room furnished suite.  Convenient   location,   auto   oil.  heat supplied. Phone 886-9563  Small 2 bedroom house, vicinity  Reed Road. Suit couple. Phone  Ken Crosby, 886-2481.  2 bedroom, fully glassed sun  porch, full basement. Phone  112-731-1658.  Clean redecorated apartments,  furnished or unfurnished, available now in Seaside Plaza. Under new management. Phone  886-2924 or 886-7240.  (1) Cozy waterfront 1 bedroom,  all electric, lower log cabin  suite.  (2) Winterized waterfront 2  bedroom side-by-side duplex, unfurnished. R. K. Vernon, Gower  Point Road, 886-2887.  OFFICES FOR RENT  HARRIS BLOCK  75 to 1400.square feet. Centre of  Gibsons business area. Inquiries  invited. Contact N. R. Harris,  P.O.   Box  54ft,   Gibsons,   Phone  886-2861, ;     ���:���<���;  BEST ACCOMMODATION,  IN GIBSONS  MAPLE CRESCENT  NEW DELUXE APARTMENT  1, 2, 3 bedroom apartments vacant now. FREE heat, washig  facilities,, drapes, blinds, parking, water, garbage collection. Colored appliances and  pluinbing. Luxury living at low  ���ost Phone 886-2905  Waterfront mobile home space.  Good beach area. Laundromat  under construction. Bonniebrook  Camp and Trailer Park. The  Vernons. 886-2887.  NOTICE  For complete information on  Marine, Industrial and Liability  insurance; claims and adjust-.  ments, contact Captain W. Y.  Riggs, Marine Consultant, Box  339, Gibsons:- Phones 886-9546,  and 885-9425.  BOYLE ROAD, modern house  on 5 acres, mostly cleared and  fenced, some wooded area. A  delightful rural atmosphere; yet  close to North Road. $14,700,  terms.  886-2481  LANGDALE, some privately  owned lots, one is cleared with  first class view, others are  wooded with view potential. All  these priced at $3,300, some on  terms. We also have lower priced lots here, from $2,250 upwards. Easy terms.  886-2481  ROSAMUND ��� attractive rebuilt little house, fully serviced,  facing Chaster. Half cash on  $10,500 could do it.  886-2481  NORTH ROAD, near Mountain  Road, Vz acre, wooded and level, $2200, terms.  886-2841  LANGDALE, overlooking Howe  Sound, large 4 bdrm home, double car port, dble plumbing,  spacious living room and kitchen leading out to sun deck.  Wall to wall carpets, cathedral  entrance. Rec. room, laundry  room and workshop on lower  ���  floor. F.P. $27,500.  886-2481  GIBSONS, overlooking park and  view, 3 yr. old home, with large  LR, modern kitchen and bathroom, electric heat. Fridge and  range go with house. Three bedrooms, one unfin. Sundeck at  front and side. F.P. $16,000.  886-2481  MEMBER, MULTIPLE  LISTING SERVICE  LISTINGS  WANTED  Representing Zurich and  Western Union Insurance  Mr. Crosby Mr. White  Eves. 886-2098        Eves 886-2935  Richard F. Kennett  Notary Public  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Real Estate & Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C. Ph. 886-2481  GIBSONS: Waterfront, two bedroom home with' guest cottage  and car port, warm and comfortable, handy to facilities.  $15,000, half cash.  LANGDALE: Big family home,  seven rooms and bath, well finished, deck, furnace, large view  lot: 2100 sq. ft. living area.  $26,500 cash. ,  Neat little view home, GRANTHAMS: Almost 900 sq. ft., fireplace, util., 1 bedrm, garage and  guest cottage. $16,500 with only  $5,000 down.  Two bedroom view house on  one  acre  GIBSONS  VILLAGE.  Excellent for future sulbdiv., apt.  site, etc. $12,500 full price. $8,000  down or best offers.  SOAMES POINT: $12,500 full  price on a three-bedroom view  home on big lot, highway front.  Gash to $6,500 8% mortgage,  pays $90."  Thriving businesses.  Lots arid acreage.  Mrs. L. Girard, 886-7760  MEMBER ��� MULTIPLE  LISTING SERVICE  EWART McMYMN REALTY  Notary Public  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2248  E.  McMynn,  886-2500  Do Wortman, 886-2393  Vince Prewer 886-9359  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  BUDG-0-MATIt CAR WASH 4  Ah exclusive franchise is7avail-  able for the Sunshine Coast. No  property necessary.. Will not  conflict with present occupation.  Financing available. Low overhead. Relatively low investment  guarantees highi return. Phone  112-876-5543* or write Box 1084,  Coast News.      :  LIVESTOCK  Board your horse this winter,  tie or hox stall. Full time care;  training available, f Phone 886-  7479 after 5 p.m. 777     ' 7  PENDER HARBOUR: You want  your- own private island? How  about a % acre gem within the  ' shelter of the Barbour. Not just  a rock but nicely treed with,  plenty of overburden. Good  building and deep moorage sites.  Water, power, phone neariby.;  One in a million tor only $16,900  F.P. Call DON TAIT 883-2284.  WEST SECHELT: Unfinished 4  level land. Excellent concrete  room home on over 4 ac. choice  cribbed well. A real buy for the  handy man at $14,500 withv low  down payment and easy terms.  GIBSONS RURAL: 9 view acres  excellent, holding property at  $5,500. Terms considered.  In prime location, comfortable  2 bedroom home with a lovely  view, lge. living room and dining, kitchen and utility, fully  insulated with resulting low heat  ing costs. Easy terms on $11,300  In area of new homes. 100' x  132' level vew lot, fully serviced.  $2,750 F.P.  Enjoy the sun .all day on this  37 ac. tract. Numerous desirable  building sites. Lightly treed with  young evergreens, maple and  alder. Only $600 per ac.  Well situated 2V& acres, cozy  4 room cottage, in attractive  setting. Village water connection. Terms on $10,759.  K. BUTLER REALTY  & Insurance  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  GIBSONS ��� Large, fully serviced lot on highway in Village; close to schools, etc.  Offered at exceptionally low  price of $2,500.  r^-Waterfront ��� fully serviced lot with spectacular  view and 200 feet curving  coastline. This is a choice  retirement homesite in an  area of beautiful homes.  Full price $10,500, terms.  GAMBIER ISLAND ��� Waterfront, 4^ acres. Have your  place in the sun on the sea  with this delightful, parklike property with safe, san-  7 ���. dy beach;' ramp and float in  protected water. Spacious  family home faces south. An  investment in health, wealth  and happiness for the whole  family. Full price only $32,-  500.  SOUTH PENDER HARBOUR ���  Wz acres with 1,100 feet  highway frontage. This property is well treed and  slopes towards the west. Excellent investment at the  full price of $9,500 on terms.  FINLAY REALTY UD.  Gibsons Coquitlair  Call Morton Mackay  ���'������:   886-9900, eves 886-7088  Roberts  Creek 1308  , Large level residential lot, on  water line and paved road.  $3,500.   '     '' ' ' .  Wilson Creek 1339  ". Excellent home site. View.  Two blocks to shopping and  highway/ $3,500.7  *���:.-'"      '   ���'" ���   :        -,'��� ,'  ���'       -���:   ���"' ''   ������?'  Gibsons j 1337  Family home, view of haifoor.  Full basement. Auto - furnace.  Large sundeck, carport. Near  schools and shops. D.P $5,000.  Reasonable terms.  Gibsons, 1275  Large .comer lot with expansive view. $3,700.  Hopkins   v 1359  View lot. Cleared, ready for  development. Easy access. $4,000  Call C. R Gathercole  Phone 886-7015.  Peter Smith  Phone  885-9463.  Member Multiple Listing Services of Vancouver Real Estate  Board*"  Agencies Ltd.  Realty & Insurance    >  MacGREGOR PACIFIC  REALTY LTD.  777 Hornby St. 688-3501  Vancouver  Perfect for retirement couple.  2 bdrm, electric heat, built-in  stove and oven, utility wired for  dryers f.p., w-w iri liv. rm., bal-  aricedHioor garage. Insulated 10  x 10 workshop, insulated <*teel  cons conservatory, paved drive  and car park, concrete paths.  Two finished rooms below. 1  block from prime beach and  community floats. $19,000 bargain. Terms considered.  10 room, 2700 sq. ft. home with  part bsmt. Concrete fndtn., 1  block from beach on large lot;  $6,000 dn on $15,000..  Homes built to your choice of  design in new sub-divisions in  Gibsons arid at Selma Park  close to the new breakwater.  v One acre on Lower Roberts  Creek Rd., 120 x 325. Terms if  desired at $3,000. y  Choice lot below highway at  Langdale for $3500.  JACK WARN, 886-7244  886-2681 (ev.)  CONSTRUCTION  Gibsons  Marine Drive  Box 369  886-7015  Sechelt  Cowrie St.  7   Box 155  885-2161  PROPERTY WANT��  WANTED  A well built 2 bedroom home  in Gibsoris Village, must be  level area, convenient to  shopping-, etc. We have a  cash buyer for. a home that  meets these requirements.  Vince Prewer; McMynn Realty. Phone 886-0359 home, 886-  2348 office.  PROPERTY WANTED  Have clients for waterfrontage, cabins ;and small acreage  on Sunshine Coast. Do you want  to   sell?   Contact   G.   Knowles,  291-2881. v', ,yy.,,,.. ;.'.y... ;V/���;���;.'���  yy^L\m^^  4701 E.Hastings  y f^rn^y^ 2v B.C.;...;_ y:,y  ��� Waritedf >brie^o>r 3two acres with  livable' accommodation at j or  near Roberts Creek. Detailslto  Box 1082 Coast News. Gibsons.  Wanted to buy, Gibsons area,  small house. Box 1083 Coast  News Gibsons. ���  PROPERTY FOR SAIE  TEXADA ISLAND  2 level"lots by store, Gillies  Bay. SEA VIEW. 10,400 sq. ft.  area for $5,000.00. Cleared.water  in. Handy to power, phone, TV  cable. Box, 60, Gillies Bay.  Ph:  486-7433.  1 acre cleared with water, Rosa-  munde Rd., Gibsoris. Call 886-  7479 after 5.    ��� A-yr '  View lot for sale, 76' x 265' deep  Centre Gibsoris. Phone 886-2861  ���evenings. ,'..���:.������  FUELS  Fireplace Alder  Ml      .  spht  arid  delivered  16"   and  20"  $18  per  cord.  $15  per  cord ���  four  or  more.  Phone  886-  7766  or 886-9314.  : >.  r77  COAL & TOTEM LOGS  Don't get caught like you did  last year '  PRATT ROAD-  AUTO WRECKERS  Drumheller Lump  Drumheller Egg       -  Heatglow Briquettes  Phone 886^9535   -  Alder firewood for sale. Phone  886-9959;  PERSONAL  Would the lady in Gibsons  missing insured parcel, contents men's pants, contact  yyyA ��� ...wboico .������'���    '  DEPARTMENT STORE  Lougheed Mall  by phone collect  PETS  Poodles, grooming, clipping.  Years of experience. Telephone  886-2601.  GULF ^BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt: Phone 885^2288 *  Everything tor yout  building needs  Abandoned. seal pups which are  brought to the Vancouver Public Aquarium are fed a formula  made up of calcium caseinate  ! rsalmori oil, water,salt,glucose,  cod liver oil- and emulsified  herring. " The title Postmaster General,  oveir 300 years old iri: Britaari, is  slated to disappear in1969 wheh  the Britishpostal operation, becomes a public corporation."'".'  Topteams for festival  Blake C. Alderson, D.C.  CHIROPRACTOR  Post Office Building, Sechelt  TUES., WED.; THURS., FRI.  10:30-5:30  v  SATlfllDAY 9:30 - 1:00  Phone   :  Office 885-2333���Res. 886-2321  British Columbia's first am  nual 'Festival of Sports is rap*  idly assuming a Continental  . image with the recent addition  of two Northern Europeari entries to the Festival program*  of events slated for May 1970.  In keeping with the Festival  format, crack soccer and rugby  teams from Germany and England respectively, Twill display  their internationally renowned  talents in several regions of the  province. 7  The Festival stefering comV  mittee has inked approval for  Stuttgart, Germany to contest  Eintraeht-Columbia   in Vancou-  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE & CABINET SHOP  HARDWOOD SPECIALISTS  DESIGN CRAFTED KITCHENS & BATHROOMS  .FINE CUSTOM FURNITURE & CABINETS  OFFICE &  STORE FIXTURES  WE ;CAN SUPPLY KITCHEN CABINETS  TO YOUR DESIGN IN ALL PRICE RANGES  R. Birkin; 886-2551  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  j.   * 't '..   (.\'  ��� *-���. -   >  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  NOTICE  Government Wharf - Gibsons, B��  Charges on Goods and Vessels  effective January 2, 1970  7 Take notice that the Government Wharf, Gibsons j B.C.  has been leased to the Village of Gibsons, B.iC. in accordance  with the provisions7 of Section 16 of the Government Harbours  and Piers Act.  At this wharf the changes on goods and vessels will be  in accordance with the Schedule in the Government Wharves  Regulations. Such charges will become effective January 2,  1970, and will ibe collected by the Municipal Wharfinger.  y In the interests of public Safety it is requested that all  goods and debris be removed from the Approach, Wharfhead  and Floats by noonWednesday, December 31,1969.  . The-attention of all owners and operators of motor vehicles is drawn to the notices posted on the Approach and  Wharfhead about .parking.  December ���,1969.  Gibsons, B.C.;   v  David Johnston  Municipal Clerk.  ver prior to a tour of B.C. communities.7 Mentioned' ��� as probable venues against local soccer in conjunction with the ^tour  are Victoria, Alberni, and Kamloops;'  Tackling a B.C. representative club in Vancouver at the  outset of a Festival tour will be  - two English rugby teams, Richmond and Middlesex County.  Other centres that will witness  matches between 7 the visiting  clubs and against local competition are Victoria, Duncan  and Kelowna.  The European athletes add  significantly to Festival momentum which already includes  sanctioned events involving visiting teams from Japan, Cuba,  Mexico and the United States.  The B.C. Sports Federation  state that Sports Festival  events are hearing the 200 mark  in number with a growing ratio of sports submissions proposing provincial, national and  international competitions for  committee consideration.  The Sports Federation, and  the sprovincial department of7  travel industry are co-sponsors  of the Festival of Sports, initially scheduled for May 16 to June  1, 1970 and designed as an ^annual event to encourage sports  at all levels of participation in  the province and abroad.  DOGWOOD TRADEMARK  The B.C. Government Employees' Union has a new trademark  the dogwood, official flower of  the province. The union's provincial executive chose the floral emblem from 20 different designs submitted by four artists.  1111 urn swmiM  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  8 a'm., 2nd, 4th and 5th Sunday  Holy Communion  11 a.m., Sunday School        .  11:15 a.m., 1st and 3rd Sundays  Holy Communion  2nd and 5th Sunday, Mattins  4th Sunday, Family;Service  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  10'������'a.m.,; 2nd Sunday  Holy Communion  4th Sunday,; Family<?Service  3 pfrif., 1st, 3rd arid 5th Sunday  Evensong v:  ':!- 'UNITED: :���'��� :���������:��� :; ' ���'" v  Gibsons United Church  11:15 a.iri., Divine Service  9:30 a.m., Wilson Creek  7.. 2:15 p.m., Roberts Creek  PORT MELLON  1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays  9:15 a.m, Rev. R. D. Morgan  2nd and 4th Sundays  7:30 p.m., Rev. Jim Williamson.  BAPTIST  CALVARY BAPTIST  Park Rd., Gibsons  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Evening Service 7 p.m.  Phone 886-2158  BETHEL BAPTIST  Mermaid and Trail, Sechelt  11:15 a.m., Worship Service  Phone 885-9605  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member P.A.O.C.  886-0970  Highway and Martin Road  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a 7m.  Evening Service 7:00 p.m.  Wed., Bible Study & Prayer  7:30 p.m.  Fri., Family Night Service  Rev. B. J. With  GLAD TIDINGS  Gower Point Road  886-2060  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  Morning Worship, 11 a Jn.  WITH CHOIR AND SPECIALS  EVENING SERVICE, 7 p.m.  Testimony and Exhortation ���  Tuesday -   Service 7:00   ���'���'  With once a month Special  Evangelistic Service  were sent to Shaughnessy and  St. Mary's Hospitals. Elections  were held. Installations will  take place on Jan. 5  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you  WE BUY BEER  " BOTTLES  AL'S USED FURNITURE  Gibsons ���886-28121  star/*,*?'"'  ���w/w, tm.iii immwA  MRS.   LORRIE   GIRARD   of  Gibsons who has passed examinations on real estate set by.  UBC. She will be associated  with E. McMynn Realty.  ROBERTS CREEK  (By MADGE NEWMAN) -  Home cooking and small ar-  ticles will be ori,;sale Fri. Dec.  12 as well as refreshments at  the library, Roberts Creek,  when the Hospital auxiliary  holds its annual coffee party.  Drop in between 10 and 12:30  and meet the members.  Miss Wilma Deane, recently  returned from New Guinea, and  now her mother's guejst in  North Vancouver, was a visitor here during the week.  Mr. and Mrs. Rowan Walker,  with Vi and Teddy Walker, have  returned to their home in .Saskatoon after > spending ':. two  weeks with the LJ\ Whyte  family.  Gene and-- Marie Thompson,  of Oregon city are guests at  the Crocker home and intend i  to go to Edmonton for a week's  visit with Mr. and Mrs. >R.W.  Crocker. They will then return  here for Christmas, and will be  joined by Mr. and Mrs. Roy  Thompson.  Mr. and Mrs. Ray L. Wood,"  of Montreal, are guests of Mr.  and Mrs. J.M. McCrea fof<; the  remainder of the month:  Off to southern California, for  a brief vacation, Mrv and Mrs.  L.D. Leeds will pickuptheir  niece, Mindy Price,- in' New  Westminster, vwhb wiU stay with  friends iri San Francisco and  join the Leeds for the return  ��� ���trip.A     ���'���'."��� ''.'��� 7;;':      ���"'���...  PRESENT FOR LEGION  At their meeting Dec. 1 the  auxiliary to Roberts Creek ��� Le-  giari voted % to give the branch  a Christmas present by paying  the   fire   insurance.   Donations  A HEARTY THANK YOU  To all who took the trouble to come out and VOTE on  Saturday in Regional Area C ��� Selma Park and Wilson  Creek. r -  HARVEY HUBBS;  GIFTS FOR CHRISTMAS  TIMEX WATCHB SONY RADIOS  WCALHAND^  FISHING EQUIPMENT FOR HIM  FRIGIDAIRE APP1IANCB KMt HCR f  T^  EARL'S IN GIBSONS  886-9600  1552 Marine Dr.  Sft)gft��aa6N��H��l9��ft9^^  A truly lovely selection of gifts for  you to choose  at Bishop V Ladies' Wear  Choose from our smart Dresses, blouses, knitwear, slacks & tops, pant-suits,  fine lingerie, house coats; hand bags and costume jewelry  Anything that will please a woman you wil) find here!  We will assist the Gentleman Shopper in selecting the right present and gift wrap  II. Bishop Ladies' Wear  Phone 885-2002  Ladies' Wear is our Only Business  PHILCO TVs make a wonderful Christmas Present  Color TVs from $649.95  Portable Black & White from $149.95  Component Stereo Systems - Reg. $285, Special $239  ONE STOP SHOPPING for all your Christmas gifts at  Cowrie Street, Sechelt. Phone 885-2171 6      Coast News, Dec. 10* 1969.  Poimt of law  (By /-a, Practicing Lawyer)  Some further questions this  week on procedure��� specifically who may sue" and be sued.  The simplest type of law suit  occurs where there is one plaintiff and one. defendant and one  subject matter^ of the action,  for example, Doe vs. Roe on a  promissory note.  Doe may, however, have .another claim against Roer��� on a  dishonored cheque and he can  sue in one action for both debts.  If Doe has sued" twice, Roe may  have the actions consolidated into one��� to save costs, etc. If  there are two claims in the one  action, for example, two separate and distinct breach of contract claims, Roe may have  them severed into separate actions if they cannot be conveniently tried together.  ,Co_uiterclaiim��� this occurs,  for example, when Roe, being a  defendant as explained, has a  claim against Doe. He becomes  a plaintiff by way of counterclaim. The quarrels may be  dissimilar��� for example, Doe's  counterclaim may arise but of  a:car accident; or they may be  similar��� for example, husband  and wife each petitioning for a  divorce  on the grounds of  the  LEGION  BINGO  THURSDAY  DECEMBER11  8 p.ra. Sharp  KO GAMES LESS THAN $10  JACKPOT $200  MUST GO  DOOR PRIZE $30  Winner must be in attendance  GIBSONS LEGION HALL  Sunshine Coast Highway  "���wyyy "  I  For Real Estate on the  Sunshine Coast  K. CROSBY  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons ��� 886-2481  (Copyright)  other's adultry. In either event,  both claims are heard at the one  trial.  A plaintiff may sue two or  more defendants, for example,  a person injured in a car acci'-'  dent sues both the owner and  the driver of the vehicle causing the injury. The plaintiff  cannot, of course, collect twice  but may collect the entire  judgement from either defendant ������ or part from each.  Two or more plaintiffs may  sue one defendant��� for example, a number of owners of adjacent land sue another to stop  a nuisance such as the' production of noisei vibration, fumes,  smoke, dust.etc. Similarly, there  may be more than one defendant in such an action.  Two plaintiffs with different  claims against two defendants  cannot, however, sue in the  same action, thus, if fW owes  X on a promissory note and Y  owes Z for breach of contract,  Y and Z cannot sue W and Y in  the action.  When to interplead ��� An interpleader results where, for  y,example, B holds a sum of money against which both C and D  are claiming B is uncertain who  is entitled or in what propocr  tion the funds should be divided. To save himself from being sued, he should pay the  money into court and relinquish any claim to the funds.  Food outlook  The outlook for food by the  Economics Branch, Canada Der  _>artment of Agriculture, follows:  Beef:    Prjices  -may   sltrengtjheri  some towards the end of the  . year.-   ' " ... - ���������  Pork: Supplies f&re increasing  with prices mainly unchanged.  Poultry Meat: Broiler and roaster chicken will be in plentiful supply at low and steady  prices. Turkeys will be in ade-   "  quate supply at firm prices.  Eggs: . Plentiful    supplies    at  yvsteady prices.  Apples: Plentiful supplies at  steady prices.  Pears: Good supplies; prices  unchanged. ;  Potatoes: Moderate to heavy  supplies with firm to slightly  higher prices.  Onions: Adequate supplies:  prices remaining firm.  Rutabagas: Light to average  supplies;   stronger  prices.  Cranberries: Continuing ample  supplies with firm prices.  Arts conference  The annual conference of B.C.  Arts Councils held this year at  Penticton on Nov. 14 and Nov.  15, was under" the auspices of  the B.C. Government's Perpetual Cultural fund. The principal  speaker was the Hon. W.L. Murray, chairman of-the advisory  committee to the Cultural fund.  The main purpose of-this conference was the discussfon and  forming of a secretariat and the  B.C. Arts, Board, and -the working out of a constitutjon. The  objects of the society are to  encourage the growth and. raise  the standards of the arts in the  province.  There are, now 44 Arts Councils established all over B.C. representing such remote areas  as Dawson Creek, Fort St. John  fend, of course the Suifshine  Coast. Mrs. Irene Anderson of  Gibsons and Mrs. Doris Crowston of Sechelt represented the  Sunshine Coast Arts council.  PRECAST CONCRETE  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations ��� Drainage  Water lines, etc.  Business  Phone   886-2231  Home phone  886-2171  BILL McPHEDRAN  Electrical Contractor  Free Estimates  886-7477  M/T CONSTRUCTION  GENERAL CONTRACTORS  oh the Sunshine  Coast  Custom Home Builders  Mike Thomas ��� 886-7495  Cliff Hanson ��� 886-2704  Write Box 709,  Gibsons, B.C.  VILLAGE STORE  GIBSONS  Phone 886-7460  Always a fresh stock of  Groceries, Meats, Confectioner*  SHOP FROM 10 to 10  7 DAYS A WEEK  HANSEN'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Serving  the   Sunshine Coasf  General Freight from  Vancouver to all points  Heavy Hauling  Furniture Moving  Warehouses: Gibsons 886-2172  Sechelt 885-2118  VERNON & SON BULLDOZING  .     LAND  CLEARING  LOGGING EXCAVATING  ROAD  BUILDING  F*ee Estimates'     V*  Service  and  Satisfaction  Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887  SUNSHINE COAST SERVICE Ltd.  Wilson Creek  Phone 885-9466  Auto Glass Replacement  a Specialty  COLLISION  REPAIRS  24-Hour Towing ��� Ph. 886-2811  Latest Equipment for  Frame & Wheel Alignment  GIBSONS MARINE SERVICES Ltd.  at ESSO MARINE  Gas, Diesel Repairs, Welding  EVINRUDE SALES  O.M.C. Parts and Service  Phone 886-7411  GRAVEL & EXCAVATING  BOB LEI?  MADEIRA PARK, B.C.  Phone  883-2412 or 883-2265  SHEP'S TOWING A HAULING  24 HOUR SERVICE  Phone 886-2301 or 886-2448  CANADIAN PROPANE  Serving: the Sunshine Coast  with reliable and economical  Cooking, Heating and Hot Water  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 886-2185  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS*  886-2248  JOHN'S WOODWORKING  '^������4^a44x;  All types of cabinets  SHOWROOM  Old  Telephone Building  Sunshine Coast Highway *,  . Gibsons    ,  Phone 886-7211  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  -\:LTD., '  SCOWS   -   LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moviru.  & Log Towing  Phone 88*9425  HADDOCKS CABANA MARINA    SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  All Electric. Cabins  Boat Rentals  Launching   Ramp  MERCURY OUTBOARD  Sales & Service  Marine Ways ��� Repairs  Madeira   Park   ��� Ph.   883-2248  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything for your building  A needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  0CEANSIDEFURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  Custom built cabinetry for  home and office  KITCHEN SPECIALISTS  R.  BIRKIN  Phone 886-2551  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  TASELLA SHOP  Ladies ��� Mens ��� Childrens  Wear ��� Yard Goods ��� Wool  and Staples ��� Bedding  Linens  Dial 885-9331 Sechelt, B.C.  SICOTTE BULLDOZING Ltd.  ��� ROAD GRADING  ��� LAND CLEARING  ��� ROAD  BUILDING  Phone 886-?357  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION &  MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Used Refrigerators for Sale  Jfhbne 8^6-2231  From fc a.m. to 5:30 p.m  Res. 886-9949  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERVICE Ltd.  'Machine Shop  Arc & Acty Welding  Steel Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  .Phone 886-7721  Res.   886-9956 ��� 886-9326  C * S SALES  For all your heating  '       requirements  Agents for  ROCKGAS PROPANE  Also Oil Installations  Free Estimates  FURNITURE  Phone 885-9713  1 mile west of Gibsons oh Hiway  Roomy Parking, Plenty  of Water  Large Recreation Area  Bus Passes Park Site  Phone  886-9826  K-B WELDING  PORTABLE  Phone 886-7042  Serving the Sunshine Coast  MORRISON ELECTRIC  Now Serving  the Sunshine Coast  with  Quality  Wirr-"  Phone 886-2690  SEASIDE PLUMBING  FREE ESTIMATES  A COMPLETE PLUMBING  SHOP ON WHEELS  Phone 886-7017 or 886-2848  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES it SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R R.l.  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2116  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage  Complete  Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone 886-2664 ��� R.R.1 Gibsons  Phone 886-2808  TWIN CREEK LUMBR  & BUILDING SUPPLIES Ltd.  Everything  for  your building  ��� needs  Free Estimates  Mileage is Our Business  -���'/;;<'���     'at J  Gibsons SHELL Service  ��� Top   Quality   Shell   products  . #; Lubrication and Oil  Changes  ��� .Complete Motor Tuneup  ��� Complete Brake Service  ��� Tire Sales & Service  ��� Muffler Repairs  ��� General Maintenance  ��� Complete    Auto    Accessories  ��� All Work by Experienced Personnel  ��� Automobile  Assoc.   Emergency Service  24-HOUR TOWING  SERVICE  GIBSONS SHELL SERVICE  Phone 886-2572  Emergency 886-9390   .  COPPING MOTORS Lfd.  ' authorized  Sales & Service Dealers  for  VOLKSWAGEN  International  Trucks  Honda Motorcycles  Sportsman Canopies  Pam-Top Canopies  Starcraft Boats  Sportsman Boats  Parts? We Stock 'Em!  Sechelt ���J885-2812  ACTON EUCTRIC LTD.  RESIDENTIAL  INDUSTRIAL  MARINE WIRING  "   8&6-T244   ..���'���':  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER  FOR      '  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  RCA VICTOR    :  SALES & SERVICE  Td aU Makes     ;  Phone 886-2280  PARKINSON'S HEATING Ltd.  Gibsons  ESSC  OIL FURNACE  N   Down Payment ��� Bank Int.  , Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  for Free Estimates call 886-2728  EXPERT REPAIRS  TO       ..  ��� AUTOMATIC WASHERS  ��� AUTOMATIC  DRYERS  ��� DISHWASHERS  Factory Trained on all Makes  also  VACUUM  CLEANERS  NUTS   &   BOLTS  Ph  886-2838  PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  (Formerly Rogers Plumbing)  >r Se .-belt Highway & Pratt Rd.  iALES & SERVICE  Port Mellon ������ Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  A. E. RITCHEY  FOR RENTAL  i: Jacks, Pumps  Concrete Vibrator  Phone 886-2040  SIM ELECTRIC Ltd.  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  LAND SURVEYING  ROY & WAGENAAR  SURVEYS  1525  Robsons   St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9143  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  DINE & DANCE.,  By Popular Request - Saturday, Dec. 13 - "The New Penn Kings  SMORGASBORD - DANCING  "THE NEW PENN KINGS" will play music for dancing December 13  Reservations Only ��� $6.00 per couple. Smorgasbord frofth'7 p.m. ��� Dance 9 - ?  PENINSULA DRIVE-IN DINING ROOM  PHONE 885^311 ;  HIGHWAY 101, SEKJHEtflV B.C.  DANCING ONLY  No Smorgasbord  After 9 p.m.  $3.00 per couple Dawson opens bazaar  The Senior, Citizens association, Branch 69; Fall test bazaar  and bake sale on Saturday, in  Sechelt's Legion Hall had* arranged that Hon. Isable Dawson  would open the bazaar, but  when her plane arrived at Wilson Creek Airport, this fog was  so dense and visibility so poor,  that after circling several times  the pilot was forced to return to  Pat Bay.  Canon Greene kindly presided at the opening ceremonies  and presented corsages to the  newly-elected president Mrs.  Madge Hansen, and to the retiring vice-president, Mrs. Alice  Batchelor.  Home baking, sewing,, needlework and white elephant stalls  were soon surrounded by eager  buyers, and the tea tables were  filled to capacity, with a lineup waiting.  The raffle of the Bluenose, an  oil painting donated toy the late  Alex Znotin of Gibsons, was won  by Mrs. O. MacGregor; the  crystal cake plate was won by  Miss Ormrod; the salad maker  was. won by Mrs. A. Batchelor.  Door prizes were not claimed.  The ticket for the adults is No.  18059, and for the children's  prize is No. 18024. Persons holding those tickets may claim  their prizes by contacting Mrs.  Madge Hansen, 885-2029. The  door prizes were donated by  Mrs. Moira, Richter. ,.'..���  There was a most intriguing  display of curios and antiques.  Mrs. Sf. Cassells had a marvellous historical collection of African curios, from the countries!  of Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Liberia. There were translations of  different parts of the bible, in  several different African languages.  Mrs. E. Thicke displayed an elegant velvet cape, embroidered  with jet beads, which belonged  to her mother. Mr. ��� and Mrs.  Guy Clear had ah olid-time display of 1914-18 War Medals; a  piece of Queen Victoria's bed-  curtains from her 4-poster bed;  Valentines from the year 1827;  and some aeroplane models of  brass, taken off the H.M.S.  Shearwater, sunk in the Dar-  denelles. There were other rare  articles that brought back memories to the Veterans, and proved  educational to the younger generation.  Red Cross Youth club busy  Elphinstone Red Cross Youth  club has overcome the problems of the school shift system and its members and spongers have kept it active. The  club's first undertaking of the  year was to donate to the newly formed Seohelt Indian Reserve . kindergarten some doll  clothes, childrens tools ahd toys.  Under the direction of Miss  Barbara Joe of Sechelt the kin-  ded books from the school district library, most of which will  be sent to the Overseas Book  Service in Vancouver. A Saturday night Coffee House was-  arranged by the club at Elphinstone school Nov. 22. Cocoa,  coffee tea arid french fries were  sol and excellent entertainment  was provided by Miss Barbera  McLean and Mr! Doug Oram,  both'of Roberts; Creek, resulting in a most. enjoyable evening. , . . f; . " A A ."  of  its  members  has  been ap-  The club has learned that one  pointed to the British Columbia-  dergarten is progressing and the  club plans to assist it throughout the year.  Members recently gathered,  assorted, and mended discar-  YukonRed Cross Youth Committee as one of the committee's  three student members. The  club will now have direct con?  tact with other schools in the  province and with provincial  office in Vancouver.  Continued support, of the  club's adopted school in Greece  is certain for another year and  members hope students and citizens will support future fund  raising activities for this school  It has been decided that last  springs Regional Red Cross  Youth Conference at Elphinstone was so successful another  will be planned for next April  Club meetings are held every  second Wednesday evening and  those desiring to attend or who  would like, more information:  should phone 886-2479 or 885-9580,  U.I.C. probleis  Q. I am unemployed arid am  now drawing unemployment insurance benefit. If employment  was available to me at a location where a strike was %m,  would I be disqualified for benefit If I refused: empl(^yment  with that com_)ahy?;  A. No. Under the^Unemployment Insurance Act, employment that has been made possible because workers of a certain company are out on. strike,  or locked out, as a result of a  ���labor dispute is not deemed  suitable. Therefore, no disqual-  ifiioation would be imposed.  Q. My son drives my truck on  the highway. Normally he resides with me, but at present  he is boarding iri another town.  Cart I look after his Uheiriploy-  merit Insurance?  A. If your son is employed by  you under a contract of. service,  he is entitled to Unemployment  Insurance. However, before in- ~  suring your son, you have; <lo  register as an employer with  the Unemployment " Insurance  Commission and you have to (establish clearly that a contract  of service-exists. A j person is  employed under a contract of  service when there is a master  and servant or an employer���  , employee relationship. Such relationship exists when the employer has the right to tell his  employee the type of work to  be done, the mariner of doing it  and the time the work has to be  done. In the absence of such a  relationship, there does not exist a contract of serviee, and the  employment is riot insurable.  BOOSTS PLANT GROWTH  Feed your house plants with  carbon di^Me! It'ihay ma]_.e  them bloom sooner. Recent experiments at the Canada Department of Agriculture's Plant  Coast News, Dec. 10, 1969       7  Research Institute show carbon  dioxide will drastically shorten  the time between germination  and bloom for a wide range of  flowering ornamental plants.  EXPERT HAIR CARE  by DILL McCULLOCH  Gibson Girl Beauty Salon  ON THE WATERFRONT  880-2120  Gibsons, B.C.  THANK YOU  fo all the citizens of Gibsons who supported me in the  licipal Election.  i  WALTER PETERSON  May I commend all those who exercised their demo-  cratic privilege by voting. To those who supported  me at the polls my Sincere thanks.  J- CUFF  Your "Girl" would Jove to  have one of oqr lovely  Pegnoir Sets. Come in and  see them, and you'll love  them too.  Goddliard's  Fashion Cpnfre  Sunnycrest Plaza ��� Gibsons ��� Phone 886-9543  '"T^ST  to a safe Christmas  You can help yourself-to a safe  Christmas by keeping a list-of  telephone) numbers for fire,  police, ambulance and other  emergency services beside your  telephone during the busy holiday season.  Telephone traffic is extremely  heavy at this time of year, and  especially on Christmas Day.  ' B.C.1 Tel's full operator staff  will be at work during the holidays, but you may find it difficult to reach an operator  quickly because of the heavy  traffic. >  As a result, it may be necessary  in ease of emergency to find  and dial the appropriate emergency service number directly.  To assist you, B.C. Tel is mailing to all of its customers a  special card on which you can  note police, fire and ambulance  numbers and numbers for your  doctors and others you may require in an emergency. Additional copies of this card are  available at your B.C. Tel office.  Use this card to help yourself tp  a safe Christmas by noting the?  numbers you might have to call  and by keeping the card beside  your telephone, especially dur-y  ing the holiday season.  Make up your own list if you  wish.  But whatever you do, be sure to  keep your emergency service  numbers handy, just in case.  *&��_  :J\  BCTEL  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY  8KB AT ITS BEST  TteicfvertJJimwtls potpabDiht. or displayed \s) the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia 8       Coast News, Dec. 10, 1969.  Division   7  R.C. Thundeiibirdis  Res. Warriors  Gibsons Cougars  Local 207  Division 6  Super-Valu  Sechelt  Timbermen  .      Division 4  Gibsons Legion  Sechelt Legion  Res. Braves  Giibsons Chargers  2  4  4  0  2  3  4  0  6  0  * ROABS   PROBLEM  Now that Gibsons council has  to deal with roads it,did .not  have to think abbutl before expansion of the vmage^iihdary,  Park road received consideration at the last meeting of coun--  cil and it was left to Alderman  Ken Crosby to approach department of highways officials to  see what could be done. Widening of the road on which the  new liquor store stands will be  done as planned iby "council at  a cost of about $500 to $600.  PASSPORT PHOTOS  at the Coast News  THRIFT SHOP  December 20 is the last shopping day before the Holiday.  THE THRIFT SHOP, Sechelt, will reopen Thurs., Jan. 8.  Please save large grocery bags for lis.  To all, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year  and Thank You for your generous sij-ppbrt  To the voters of Gibsons municipality, I thank you for  turning out to vote.  To those who gave me their support on Saturday, my  grateful thanks.  Charlie Mandelkau  CHECK TOUR FLYER FOR THE LUCKY WMMR  Gifts Galore at GILMORE'S  HURRY For your best selection of Christmas Cards  Christmas Plates, Table Cloths, Napkins, Party Crackers  GIFTS FOR BABIES ^  Also Babies Wear -Shoes, Blankets, panties, (tempers, efc.  Christmas Store Hours         HV  ��� Dec. 19-  -9 ami.  to 9 pm.  Dec.20-  -9 a.m.  to 6 p.m.  Dec. 22 -  - 9 a.m.  to 9 p.m.  Dec. 23-  -9 am.  to 9 p.m.  Dec. 24-  - 9 a.m.  to 5 p.m.  GILMORE'S VARIETY Store  Sechelt ��� 885-9343  OPEN BOWLING  WEEKLY BONANZA  PROMOTED THIS WEEK by  KEN'S LUCKY DOLLAR  STORE  See us for fine festive food  buys * -  H-ph Quality ��� Low Prices  E & M BOWLADROME  mas 227, Glyn Davies 258.  Juniors   (2   games):   Brenda  MacKenzie 231, Ian MacKenzie  269,  Alasdair Irvine 251  (151),  Paul Scott 373 (187), Brad Quarry  Connell 316 (187), Brad Quarry  .  272, Leonard Green 201, Bruce  :  Green 340"(187), John Volen 356  (191), Gerry McConnell 267 (158)  Brian Evans 230, Tim 01sonw294,  Danny Girard 257, Deborah Hill  209, Danny Zueff 283 (158), Ste-  . phen   Charlesworth 261,   Susan  Charlesworth 340 (107).     * - "  BOWLING  E & M BOWLADROME  OPEN BOWLING Weekly Bonanza winners last week:  Mary Bishop ��� 346>  Rick Simpkins ��� 355.  High scores for this week:  Freeman Reynolds 878 (340,  308), Evelyn Prest 696 (?J0,  263).  Ladies: Shirley Verhulst 582  (222), Pat Muryn 546, Pat Comeau 525, Evelyn Prest 536,  Joan Hostland 522, Helen Wein-  handl 532, Eleanor Penfold 546  (219), Dorothy Alderson 553  (241), Bonnie McConnell 526.  Gibsons A: Don MacKay 604  (267), Hugh Inglis 647 (2$2), Ken  Swallow 661 (235, 242), Freeman Reynolds 878 (230, 340, 308)  Frank Nevens 617 (218), Mavis  Stanley 631 (251), carol McGivern 259, Bill MicGivem 218, Virginia Reynolds 258, Flo Robertson 218, Alex Robertson 228, Len  Ellis 253, Jim Dinsmore 252.  Teachers: Bill Small 221, Melvin Jay 227, Shirley Hopkin  228, Dave Hopkin 288, Jim Dins-  more 215, Bob Couktell 242, Pat  Edwards 225, Art Holden 246,,  Marilyn Hopkins, 248, John Epp  622 (236) Ed Sandy 601 (237),  Frank Nevens 719 (276, 249),  Evelyn Shadwell 633 (222). .  Thurs. < Nite: Bill Small mz  (297), Jack Morris 615 (235),  Evelyn Prest 606 (263, 270),  Jim Bishop 244, Keith Johnson'  228, Bud Insley 217, Hugh Inglis  252, Mavis Stanley 251, Jim Tho-  In Court  Wayne Woods of Powell River charged with false pretenses  ��� involving t cheques was sentenced to three months definite and three months indefinite.  Neil Newick was fined $50 for  driving while disqualified.  David Skidmore charged with  speeding was fined $25 and a  charge of driving while disi-  qualified $50 and for squealing  tires $15.  William Coking, for having  bald tires and driving on the  wrong side of the highway line  thus causing an accident was  fined $25 on each charge. <������  Roberts M. Hagelund for  driving without due care an  attention'was fined $100. --  , Herbert Ainsley was fined  $50 for consuming liquor in a  public place.  Lance .Davey, "a minor in possession of liquor, was fined $50.  Paul Johannson, involved in a  three car collision near the former I & S freight shed on the  highway Nov. 7 was fined $25  for driving without due care  and attention.  - A juvenile accused of breaking, entering and stealing from  the George Sangers home at the  S turn was placed on indefinite  probation and' ordered to make  restitution. A second juvenile  involved by having stolen property was fined $25 and a further $25 for having marijuana  in his possession.  The juvenile charged with  damasging the Yalbionski home  THANK YOU  To the voters who elected me as their representative: You can rest assured I will be working  r  for a better Gibsons for the next two years.  K. A. CROSBY.  on Marine Drive Hallowe'en  night ^as fined1 $25 and ordered  to pay for the damage caused to  the house.  COAST SJEWS WANT ADS  Phone 888-2622  DEADLINE, TUESDAY NOON  (ADVERTISEMENT)  .   AN HERBAL  REM ED ���  Uns-glv-l; WARTS on hands   .ace,  feel, permanently rsmovad -. n  3 to 6 Weeks with DETGHTOr'S  WART t��E3yJOV��*l. Not an ac.d,  harmless to  healthy   -kin.  KRUSE DRUG STORE No.'l  MAVERICK ��� FALCON ��� FAIRLANE ��� MUSTANG ��� T-BIRDS  CO  ��  ��  ��  fa  P.  i  o  ' SAliSMENS CLUB'  Call Collect  Bus. 266-7111  Res. 278-0874  For  Personal  Service  E. E.  (MICKEY) COE  Brown Bros. Motors  .   5690 Granville St.  Vancouver,, 13, B.C.  o  ft  I  H  I  tr*  OB  (A  ALSO  Al  SELECTED USED CARS  CYCLE SALES & SERVICE  NOW AVAILABLE AT.  NUTS & BOLTS  ON THE WHARF  -.  All Models will be Available  Buy NOW for Christmas  PENINSUU CLEANERS  Beat Die Rush!  ?g DRVOEnnmc  ssf# ^    seruice  We do Alterations and Repairs  FOR PICKUP AND DELIVERY  PHONE 886-2200  DAY SERVICE  Claus Special - Dec. 13  celebrate Santa's arrival in the Harbor Mall  (Bank of Montreal) Gibsons  We offer $1.00 cash spending money with the purchase of each Sport Shirt  mo  MEN'S JEWELRY (Cuff links, tie tacs & bars)  SHIRTS (Sport ��� Dress ��� Wool)  TIES (New wide and conservative)  B&TS  JACKETS  Solve giff problems with a  AND DON'T FORGET TO VISIT OUR GIFT BAR  MARINE DRIVE, Gibsons  MEN'S WEAR  Phone 886-2116

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