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 Proyinolal Library,  ���Vl'Q&or��k:+y&,yC:* :Y,  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  SERVING   THE  GROWING   SUNSHINE   COAST  Phone 886-2622  Volume 21  Number   18,   May, 2,   1968.  10c per cop>  SchoolI rate up 4.35 mills  Good crowd at  Bill 33 debate  Close to 100 persons attended  the debate Tuesday night in  Gibsons Legion hall on the provincial government'ls controversial Bill 33. The meeting was  orderly except for one or two  guffaws on hearing certain  statements from Herb Bruch,  MLA.-' -"��� Y      --.-; ��� 'i\  ��� ".'  Mr.   Bruch  was  the government defender of this legislation  which labor argues is a menace  to; its existence. Ernest Freer,  president of IWA Local-1-71 and  Ray Haynes, secretary-treasurer  of the B.C. Federation of Labor  presented    labor's     argument.  /Frank Fuller, director of adult  education for this school district  was chairman.  '   Mr. Freer opened' wjith background   history   of   the,   union  movement. Mr. Bruch followed  with his review of the growth of  labor legislation in the province.  Mr. Haynes got right down to  the controversial side of the legislation. The crux of the labor  argument was how does the gov  eminent mean to decide on what  is  public interest and welfare  ivhen it comes to deciding when  to step into a strike situation,  r Labor speakers asked why so  much legislation against labor  with very little legislation im-  josed  on  the  other side.  Mr.  Bruch argued that government  would  have  no base  to  work  Tom if it had ho labor Iegisla-  ;ion.  Numerous questions were ask-  Jd at the dose of the debate  md most of them were pointed,  giving Mr. Bruch more exper-  ence in the'field of agile think-  ng. \   " /  W lining up  This bevy of Japanese gowned Gibsons beauties added color  .o the Gibsons United Church UCW potluck luncheon Thursday  of last week in the church hall when Rev. Tadaski Mitsui spoke  on the New Evangelism in Modern Japan. From left to right are  Mrs. Eric Prittie, Mrs. R. Vernon, Mrs. J. Mainil^ Mrs. E. Clarke,  Mrs. A. Boyes, Mrs. D. Horner, Mrs. D. Hopkin and Mrs. F.  Daugherty. , ;  At the top from the left is Mrs. Daugherty, Mrs. N. Moore,  president of the UCW, Rev. Mitsui, Miss R. Riddell and Mrs. S.  Ishomoto of Vancouver.  pita!  for election  The Sunshine Coast NDP club  has been formed covering the  area from Port Mellon to Earl  Cove with Mike Blaney aspresi-  dent, Don Horsman, vice-president; Geoff. Thatcher, secretary; Eric Prittie, treasurer and  Mrs. N. Hill, memberships.  Due to earlier commitments  covering the next two months,  Mr. Thatcher will take the president's place. Anyone desiring  to join the club can contact any  memiber of the executive.  The next club meeting will  .e held Sunday, May 5. at 7:30  ;>,m. at the home of Eric Prit-  ie, Orange road. Hartley Dent  s the NDP candidate for Coast-  2hilcotin riding and he has the  ull support of the local NDP  organization.  Due to overcrowding as a 35  bed unit, St. Mary's Hospital  bed capacity has been raised to  52 by the new administrator, A.  W. Wagemakers. The hospital  will be^accepted by BCHIS officials in' Victoria on a 52 bed  .. basis.  This was announced at Monday night's; annual meeting of  St. Mary's Hospital society by  E. W. Booth, president, who also  pointed out that last year the  financial deficit amounted to  $677 compared to $5,041 the previous year. He also announced  this year's hospital district mill  rate will be reduced from 1.15  for 1967 to M for this year.  Trustee J. E. Parker commenting on the small deficit termed  it a remarkable figure as most  hospitals were working on a  much larger deficit. It was also  announced that the membership  of the society now totals 189.  The meeting was held in the Sechelt Legion hall.  Four retiring trustees were reelected, Norman Franklin, J. E.  Parker, A. J. Rutherford and  Frank West; Mrs. E. Moscrip  was chosen as a trustee repre-  . senting the co-ordinating committee of the hospital auxiliaries  Directors following the annual  meeting elected Mr. Booth to  remain as president with Bob  Norminton as vice-president and  A. J. Rutherford continuing as  treasurer. Secretary of both  meetings was Mrs. H. Gray.  Mr. E. W. Booth, president of  the hospital society expressed  thanks to all who have helped  to make 1967 the success it has  been, particularly administration, the medical staff, the auxiliaries, the Hospital Improvement District No. 31 during its  time in office, local clubs and  residents who have donated so  generously finances and time.  The following interesting statistics undoubtedly prove the  great nee<_ for the existence of  this hospital and more than justifies the need for expansion: In  1966 the occupancy rate was  '87.5%, and at the time of this  report is in excess of 118%.  The normal occupancy level is  regarded as 86%, Thus we have  ample proof of the great need  for additional bed accommodation, and while this subject is  fully covered in Mr. J. E. Parker's report, I would like to assure you that the board of trustees has taken all possible action to achieve this objective.  Landscaping of ho s pi ta 1  grounds is being carried out  with caution in view of our anticipated expansion.  The financial statements will  be of interest and I should like  to draw attention to the 67.4%  paid out for salaries and wages.  This figure is below the average  for hospitals in British Columbia which is approximately 70-  72%.  Mr. J. E. Parker, hospital expansion and construction committee chairman said the year  1967 saw our plans for expansion of our present hospital facilities finalized to our satisfaction followng numerous meetings with our architects and  BCHIS officials in Victoria.  Many delays and changes of  plans were necessitated due to  the limited information available regarding acceptable planning for extended care. It is  somewhat unusual to have extended care and acute care facilities operating as a single  unit, hence our planning had to  be done on the premise that  within five years or so, the extended care unit we are presently planning will be converted  to acute care, at which time we  will have to provide a separate  building for extended care on  an adjoining location.  At the present time our plans  and estimates are before BCHIS  officials in Victoria. We are  awaiting their acceptance and  approval to go to working drawings preceding the calling of  tenders.  Optimistically, with no blocks  being thrown, we could be ready  to go to tender this fall. To be  more realistic, we should be  well along with construction at  this time next year.  It is almost a certainty that a  (Continued on Page 4)  This year's district school  tdx will be 4:35 mills higher  than last year. Total mill rate  will ibe 34.98 against 30.63 for  last year.  Sechelt's taxable assessment  of $1,601,402 will provide $56,-  012  . Gibsons taxable assessment of  $2,571,927   w'll   provide   $89,928.  .Ths rural area with taxable  assessment of $41,227,925 will  provide $1,587,869.  This. will result on the.school  district's taxable assessment  providing a total tax of $1,587,-  SG9.  Offsetting some of this taxation will be the provincial government homeowner grant which  is $130 this year. Another angle  is that Canadian Forest Products   will   be   paying  approxi  mately 45 percent of the school  tax. This will mean the average homeowner will pay about  half or less of the total assessment.  Explaining how the new education- finance formula would  affect School Boards in 1968,  the Hon. L. R. Peterson/minister of education, said the net  result would mean an average  increase of only 1.19 mills across  the province and, because .of  the increase in the home owner  grant, many residential property owners would not feel  even this nominal increase.  In explaining how,the school  boards would be able to finance  a $36.5 million increase in their  1968 gross budgets and yet only  require a modest increase in  the  province-wide average  mill  Query new school  Editor; Before the establishment of a completely new secondary school at Sechelt is considered as an inevitable development, I believe more information should be available  to the taxpayers and the general population. The school-  board takes the stand that since  they have been chosen by the  people, they should be entrusted with the planning without  too much interference.  Certainly the school board  must decide on what they consider is the best program, but  I believe they should communicate as fully as possible with  the parents and taxpayers. I  believe they should be able to  justify the decisions made and  show why various possible alternatives are. harj^  oimcYor "impo__^blev _$ey also  must do this in order to get  the required votes for the  money bylaws and increased  taxes.  With regard to the establishment of the senior secondary  school might this not be presented as a fairly detailed report? It could give information  on the following:  .. (1) The increase of population of hgh school age in the  different areas of School District No. 40 and the addition of  rooms-and teachers required.  (2) The cost of the new rooms  k and  of   the new   library,   new  laboratories  and equipment.  (3) Show how the proposed  plan of a senior Sechelt secondary school would best provide  for the required.expansion both  in the immediate future and  later.,.  (4) Show what alternate methods or means might be used  to provide the required training and what the disadvantages  would be,  (5) Show what would happen  if no increased building program were undertaken and an  attempt were made to continue  as at present.  Reports could also be provided from an outside authority  as to what is the best program  for secondary school expansion  in this school district.  The essential consideration is  that the children of this area  receive a training and enjoy a  school environment equivalent  to the best available so that  when they have completed the  course they - will know they  have an equal status and opportunity with any other B.C.  students.  The next consideration is that  the proposed program be one  which permits of further expansion without too much tearing down and rebuilding.  Another consideration is the  location of the buildings to  minimize unnecessary bus  transportation;  The other unavoidable consideration is that of keeping  down costs.  Some arguments against the  plan of a new separate senior  secondary at Sechelt which  come to mind are as follows:  (1) It will mean that the ma  jority of the senior secondary  school enrollment will have to  come in by*a rather long bus  ride from the area of greater  population in the Gibsons district. The number of homes  with teen age children is" likely  tp increase in the Gibsons area  as this is closer to the main  industry at Port Mellon.  (2) Certain rooms and equipment already present at Elphinstone such as the library and  laboratory will have to be built  again  at  great  extra   expense.  (3) This program will split  the school into two parts. Will  this be a disadvantage? Will  it ibe harmful to school unity  and school spirit? - Will the new  school be. entirely separate?  Will the YElpbinstpne , name, "be.;  retained?, ; Y^ y^- ^uY;  "(4) 'Some~ "Gibsons ~feln&enls  may consider that Elphinstone  as we now know it will be downgraded and object to this.  (5) Is this senior secondary  school arrangement expected to  be permanent?  Will the  senior  ' students of the Gibsons area  always have to make this bus  trip?  (6) It has been stated that a  senior secondary school will be  needed in Gibsons at some time  in the future when an increased population makes this necessary. Should not this expansion  be planned for now? Sufficient  land area in Gibsons will then  eventually be necessary and  should be considered and planned for now.  These are some of the points  in the school building program  which I feel have not been fully  explained and discussed. I hope  we will have more information  and communication on these  important matters. ��� H. Inglis.  Three burned  Three persons burned in an  explosion on a cabin craft about  2 a.m. Saturday morning are in  St. Mary's Hospital and in fairly satisfactory condition according to reports Wednesday.  Trapped in the craft's cabin  when the explosion took place  were Dave Geoghegan and Dave  Maw of Gibsons and a young  woman, Jackie Bannister. A  rourth person on the craft, Dean  Hobson, escaped burns at the  time of the explosion and fire  by leaping into the water.  The craft was on its way from  Plowder Bay to Port Mellon  when the accident oceured.  Power outage  To make improvements to the  electrical power system in the  rural area west of Gibsons  B.C. Hydro announces a power  outage for Sunday, May 5, from  7 to 9 a.m. The area to be affected will be the Sunshine  Coast highway from North road  to Pratt road including Park,  Payne, Pratt, Shaw and Gower  Point roads also Chaster road  also known as Honeymoon  Lane.  rate, the minister pointed out  the provincial government had  raised the basic education program , which is shareable, by  $64.6 million over 1967. The effect of this "is that a far greater amount of school district  costs is being supported by the  resources of the province as a  whole, and not limited to the  resources of the individual  school districts. On the other  hand, increased assessment  values throughout the province  will make the local tax levies  more productive. The net result is a $36.5 million expansion  fin the gross budgets with a  modest average mill rate increase.  The average mill rate, inclusive of operating and capital  expenses, on a province - wide  basis is computed to be 31.21  mills for 1968 as compared with  30.02 mills for 1967.  One-third of school districts  will have a decrease in local  school taxes. The others will  have increases ranging from  zero to a high of 4y2 mills in a  few isolated instances, dependent upon the particular circumstances - in those districts.  Mr. Peterson said further  that the increases in local  school taxes for 1968 are extremely nominal in view of the  increases in school district  budgetting. For example, school  district budgetting for teachers"  salaries, which represent some  70% of their- operating costs,  increased from $142,085,397 in  1967, to $163,615,380 in 1968��� an  increase of $21,529,983 or 15.2%  which is the equivalent of 4.14  ;mills. Y 7..'Y  Y This, increase' represents not  only YtheY employment of additional teac.^^^ as a  result of increased pupil enrol-  . ment, it also represents sub-  .: stantial increases in actual  salaries paid.  In conclusion, Mr. Peterson  said that the provincial government is doing everything possible to assist school districts  and local taxpayers meet the  rising costs of education. He  pointed out that due to the increase from $120 to $130 in the  home owner grant, coupled  with the decrease in school  taxes in some school districts  a great many residential property owners will find themselves having to pay less, and  many no more, in school taxes  in 1968 than in 1967.  Seek location  With the announcement of  federal and provincial grants  for the senior citizens project  at Sechelt, housing for the elderly in that area will become a  reality. Many such projects  have been established in the  large and small communities  in the province. Here, on the  coast where we are blessed  with a favorable climate such  accommodation will undoubtedly be popular.  Currently, at Giibsons, a committee of the Kiwanis Club is  actively looking into various  locations to establish a similar  government assisted project in  the general Gibsons area where  many of our senior members  have chosen to reside. Such  projects, integrated with the  community in which people  have a desire to spend their  golden years deserve the assistance of all concerned.  BAND CONCERT  On Wed., May 8, residents of  the   Sunshine   Coast   will   have  the    opportunity    to hear the  Powell River School Band. En  route for the International Band  competition to be held this year  in Abbotsford, B.C., the Powell  River   band   will   stop-over   in  Gibsons and play two concerts.  In the afternoon for the Elphinstone secondary    students   and  grade seven from the elementary schools. The evening concert at 8 p.m. in the auditorium  will be for the general publdc. Coast News, May 2, 1968.  20 questions posed by Hon. Dan Campbell  Serving the Mt. Elphinstone district (population 6,000) of the  Sunshine Coast and the Sechelt Peninsula (population 3,000).  Phone 886-2622       P.O. Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  Published Thursdays at Gibsons, B.C. Authorized as second  class mail for payment of postage in cash, Post Office Department,  Ottawa.  Member Audit Bureau of Circulation, B.C. Weekly Newspapers  Advertising Bureau, Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association, B.C.  Weekly Newspapers Association. ,-        ���  Fred Cruice, Editor and Publisher.  Ed. Thomson, Advertising and Promotion Manager.  Subscription Rates: $3 per year, $1.75 for six months. United  States and foreign, $4.50 per year.  lUttiniuuttUttiinnnniinnttUiuiM  Thoughts on togetherness  Togetherness, a fairly recent addition to our language not defined in most dictionaries in use, is a derivative of the word together, defined in dictionaries as meaning into or in union with  each other as wholes or parts, so as to be combined or joined with  each other; conjointly, as, weak alone, together they are strong.  Hon. Dan Campbell, minister of municipal affairs is striving to  bring about a form of togetherness in his plan for regional districts  and is meeting with some success. Now ihe has come up with a new  campaign, labelled LAYMAN GO, outlined elsewhere on this page.  It is a campaign which has merit but scoffers will have a field day  with it. ���' - '  His final question among the 20, which summarizes his objectives, asks this: Has your community organized itself in such a  way as to feel happy with the development of not only its physical  resources but if its human resources by providing an environment  in wihich the activities of your professonal inventory is co-ordinated  with the ability of your lay citizens, in common cause?  The word organized is the problem in his question. This community is organized to the hilt in small segments that are unable  to get together to work for the common betterment of the community. The history of the Sunsbfine Coast as experienced by the  writer over 14 years can point to one solid result in that time and  that was the building of St. Mary's Hospital on Indian donated  land in Sechelt area. Even this produced a battle royal with Pender Harborites but the rest of the community was united for the  hospital.  Mr. Campbell should consider some of the recent-changes  achieved in the Municipal Act. Take for instance extending the  franchise to both tenant and resident electors. Ostensibly this came  about because of the lack of togetherness exhibited by the hard  core of voters, a population minority, who do not like to have their  status quo disturbed. He also arranged that local municipal!government can embark how on major sewage, water and drainage pro-  jects without consent of the electors. Extra taxation is never liked  but sewers, water and drainage are necessities.  It is too bad that similar leeway in government cannot be extended to schoor boards under their present circumstances. Perhaps Mr. Campbell should become minister of education?  To get back to Mr. Campbell's considered changes, can he  come up with a solution to the disorganized form of organization  we are experiencing on the Sunshine Coast and most likely elsewhere? If he has such a solution, Gibsons area would like to find  out if it would work. Over the last several years there has been  talk of a coimmunity eM> for Gibsons, taking in representatives  from all organizations to work for the common good. We need it.  Perhaps if Mr. Campbell could come up with a (benevolent dictator with a yelvet glove and a big stick, his LAYMAN GO proposal might be effective. Otherwise hope will be slight.  Point of law  (By a Practicing Lawyer)  Copyright applied for  Q. A number of readers have  asked about obtaining free legal  advice.  Legal services without a fee  are provided by the B.C. law  society to which all lawyers belong. There are two ways of  obtaining this ��� through the  legal aid plan and through the  criminal legal aid plan.  Each local bar association  will have different arrangements and should be applied to,  but the legal aid plan in Vancouver is typical. In Vancouver,  the applicants appear at the  main court house at 8 p.m.  each Wednesday evening. They  are interviewed by a committee of three junior lawyers and  are screened to determine their  eligibility. They must swear an  affidavit concerning their income and assets.  If these are small, they will  be directed to a lawyer who  will handle their case including a trial if necessary, without  a fee. They must, however, pay  any expense such as court recorder's fees, process server's  fees and court registry fees for  issuing a summons ��� from $10  ��� 20. In practice, most applicants have simple problems  that can be answered on the  spot by the members of the  committee. Legal aid will not  be.supplied for divorces.  A representative of the Salvation Army tours the Vancou  ver jail each morning and applicants for criminal legal aid  may giye him their names.  These are passed on to the  chairman of the criminal legal  aid committee of the law society and they are screened for  financial  eligibility.  Applicants must also pass the  five year rule, that is. must  not have been convicted and  imprisoned during the previous  five years. If eligible, the applicant has a lawyer assigned who  will handle his case without a  fee. If the charge is a serious  one such as murder, the lawyer  appointed is usually well experienced in such matters. The  five year rule does not apply  to serious cases, e.g., murder,  manslaughter, rape, arson,  treason, habitual criminal  charges, or dangerous sexual  offender charges. The lawyer  is paid a small fee by the government. Lawyers are not required by the profession's code  of ethics to serve under these  schemes, but most lawyers regard it as a professional obligation.  There is also a lawyer referral plan. This exists to refer  clients who need a lawyer and  do not know one, to lawyers  who have agreed to serve on  the plan. The lawyer is allowed to charge $5 for the initial  interview and advice, etc. ���  after that the parties are on  their own. Application is to be  made to the local bar association.  The time has come to take  a complete inventory .of the  community resources which we  have developed in the" social  service field. We need to measure the present resources in  terms of both quality and quantity. We need to know if our  priorities are reasonable. We  have to find new ways to coordinate the professional and  lay activities in the social' service field. We need to make the  social service field everybody's  business. We need to ensure  that the development of our  physical' community assets are  balanced 'by the effective development of our social community environment.  Therefore, we are asking all  communities in British Columbia to spend some time on examining themselves. To keynote the emphasis needed here,  we are proposing that each  community ask itself the accompanying 20 questions. The results, we hope, will permit each  community to participate in  this year's theorie program  which is to be known as:  LAYMAN  GO  Sincerely,  Dan Campbell,  Minister  20   QUESTIONS   FOR   THE  COMMUNITY  1. Do food store managers  in your community organize  sales for varying income levels?  Do they advertise to assist low  income recipients in the preparation of nutritious, low cost  meals?  2. Do representatives of the  financial institutions in your  community, banks, consumer finance, credit unions, insurance  companies, trust companies, investment counsellors, carry out  any campaigns to assist all income levels in sound budgetary  household   practice?  3. Is there correlation between  your welfare agencies, lay and  professional; to ensure maximum return and the least'possible overlap of service and expense?  4. What does the real estate  profession in your community  do to ensure the individual buyer is not locked into a home  tenancy or home purchase contract he cannot afford? When  circumstances dictate a sale,  what is the quality of advice  ayailable the seller? -  5. Does your community provide an association, full time,  with volunteers, to act as a  clearing house for those- needing services and those needing  employment? This has special  reference to such as baby: sitting, home care, lawn cutting,  light gardening, and like : employment. Does your community  have any form of program for  this?  6. Are the senior students in  your school system encouraged  to participate in the community  programs for the aged ��� for  the    physically     or    mentally  handicapped ��� for recreational  programs in any group category?  7. Do Service club projects  in your community really meet  priority needs or are they based on ad hoc decisions of the  Service club itself? Have you  any facility for determining  these priorities?  8. Do the professional groups  in your community such as doctors, lawyers, dentists^, teachers,  social workers, public health  officials, probation and police  workers, clergy, nurses, and a  continuing list, make any active voluntary contribution to  the , community outside their  daily, professionally paid role?  9. Do your various youth organizations such as Boy Scouts,  Catholic youth organizations,  4-H, and others, carry out any  joint activities on a co-ordinated basis with well-established  community priorities* in mind?  10. Is there any effort by the  commercial or industrial enterprises in your community to  research employment opportunities for the chronically ill or  disabled?  11. Do the recreational organizations in your community  specifically seek out and assist  welfare recipients or known old  age pensioners to - individually  participate in your community  recreational programs?  12. Have any welfare recipients or known old age pensioners been invited to participate  on the organizational structure  of your community recreational programs?  13. Is your community organi-  ed to benefit from an effective  working partnership of professional and lay - groups in problems concerning: adoptions,  foster homes, receiving homes,  day care centres, group living  homes?  14. Is your community prepared to provide a full time  information centre, staffed by  voluntary part-time workers, as  a clearing house for activities  that may be initiated or expanded as a result of this questionnaire? And for information  thereto?  15. Are the various low income groups in your community sufficiently identified for  their problems to be understood by your committee, to a  point where programs can be  invigorated when need be? Are  their needs sufficiently understood for priorities to be established?  16. Do the organized labor  groups in your community engage directly in the field of  welfare? Specifically, do they  encourage the entry of chronic  welfare recipients into employment? Where the answer is  "yes", is this in the nature of  sporadic, one-shot deals, or as  a continuing program?  ,  17. Do the news media of  your community play an active  role, particularly in determing  the extent to which community  welfare programs are developed on a priority needs basis?  18. Do the chambers of com-  COAST NEWS  5-10-20 YEARS AGO  FIVE YEARS AGO  Fire loss amounting to $40,-  000 struck the Pender Harbor  hotel office, home and cafe  building.  The Canadian Catholic Women's League archdiocesan  convention on May 15 at Sechelt expects to draw 200 persons.  Twenty persons from Gibsons  area attended the graduation  recital by Lloyd Burritt at UBC.  He obtained his bachelor of  music degree.  Wendy Hately was chosen as  Pender Harbor's May Queen  for festivities to take place May  20.  The Red Cross campaign for  Gibsons-Port Mallon area went  over the top with total collections at $765.80.  the Madeira Park May Day  celebration.  More than 40 persons attended the first annual get-to-gether  of Sunshine Coast Scourers _ at  Danny's Dining room.  A calf was born aboard the  Black Ball Ferry Bainbridge  during a shipment of cattle  from the area. Capt. Thomas  and Mate John Bunyan officiated.  10 YEARS AGO  B.C. Telephones . announces  the Sunshine Coast will have  dial telephones by 1960.  The official opening of the  new Peninsula hotel is announced for May 7.  Dolores Johnson of Garden  Bay was chosen May Queen for  20 YEARS AGO  Halfmoon Bay Water board  has secured the .rights to Milne  creek and Trout Lake, the pra-  posed water supply for this  district.  Plans for construction of a  one-room unit of a consolidated  school at Madeira Park were  endorsed by school district representatives.  Sechelt Board of Trade members plan a roadwork day, Sun-,  day, May 16 to improve a section of the main highway.  Gibsons will revive the May  Day celebration with Joyce De-  Decker to be crowned May  Queen. There will be a dance  in the evening.  merce, boards of trade, or ratepayers' association within your  community ^concern themselves  only  with the physical  aspects  of the community, or are they  active participants in the development of human resources?  19. Does your community  have an effective method of  ensuring the maximum; use of  public and private funds for  social service requirements,  through adequate accommodation of group meetings and services  in  siich  as   school build  ings,,   church halls,   recreation  halls, community centres, union  halls,   fire   halls,   on   a   no-fee  basis?  2.0. In summary. Has your  community organized itself in  such a way as to feel happy  with the development of not  only its physical resources but  of its human resources by providing an environment in which  the activities of your professional inventory is co-ordinated with  the abilities Of your lay citizens,  in common cause?  N.   Richard  McKibbin  A   -PERSONAL   INSURANCE   SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  i  FRANK  E.   DECKER,   d.os  OPTOMETRIST  For Apointment  886-2248  Every Wednesday  Bal Block  Gibsons  SPRING CLEAN  YOUR   MEDICINE   CABINET  Modern   medicines   are   often   so  potent   that  many of them can be harmful if they deteriorate  ____ because  of  age or  changing   temperatures.  GET RID  OF  THESE HAZARDS  1. Any medicine that has changed color or has  formed a residue at the bottom of the bottle.  2. Aspirin tablets that are crumbly or give off  a strong vinegary odor..  3. Milk of magnesia that has become caked.  4. Mild antiseptics that have become cloudy or  have a solid residue on the bottom.  5. Hydrogen peroxide that no    longer    bubbles  vigorously.  6. Ointments or salves that have separated, developed spots, or become discolored.  Your doctor can phone tre. 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 STORES LTD.  Rae W. Kruse  Pharmaceutical Chemists & Druggists  Sechelt Gibsons  885-2238 886-2234  Dependability ������ Integrity ��� Personal Service  STORE HOURS ��� 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ��� FRIDAY 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  OPEN ALL DAY WEDNESDAYS  Can your  outlets  do the  job right!  Agents for  aat-i  Want full benefit from your Modern electrical appliances? Let us  add outlets to add to home convenience.  Use the B.C. Hydro finance plan.  Add the cost of electrical work  to your light bill.  Up to five years to pay  McPhedran Electric  LTD.  Phone 886-9689  ' {'f���' !.*...*?*.#&.'.���(.���.       ^^.���^_^^g_ ��� .J Coast News, May 2, 1968.       3  Trustees ex  UIC Problems    buildings slow  Q. "If I take my application  form for Unemployment Insurance benefit to the local office  of the UIC instead of posting it,  can I get paid quicker?"  The answer is no. In fact the  new system under which application forms are mailed was  designed to speed up operations  with modern computer methods.  Calling at the office would be  a waste of your time. Your  benefits will be sent to you by  mail in any case.  Q. "The Canada Manpower  Centre has arranged for me to  take a course away from home  as the prospects of a new job  in my old trade are bad. I do  not qualify for training allowance. Do I qualify for unemployment insurance benefit if I cannot say I am available?"  Yes, if you are otherwise entitled and if your UIC office  has given you a formal direction to attend the course, you  can receive benefits.  Q. "This week the UIC office has not sent me the benefit warrant I expected. Why is  that?"  It could be for a number of  reasons. If payment is tetat-  porarily suspended, you should  receive an adjustment later, or  official advice why payment  has not been made.  gs  CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE  Tues. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Thurs. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Sat. 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Post Office Building Sechelt  Telephone  885-2333  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  AL'S USED FURNITURE  Gibsons ��� 886-28121  K & E Towing  & Auto Salvage  ROBERTS CREEK, B.C.  24-HOUR SERVICE  Phone 886-2810  ^fv^S^iSiv' ���*S*fcv4��  V.V-VWV.-S    S V  vwiww  ��.s_  Business  Forms  CONTINUOUS REGISTER  CONTINUOUS CARBON  CARBON SNAPS   '.  REPAIR & SERVICE  WORK ORDERS  PERSONALIZED OR  STOCK FORMS  order your  Packfold forms  through  Coast News  Ph. 886-2622  Why does it take so long to  plan and build a school? This  is a question we are. oftefci  asked, and it is a good one.  The first step is to establish  the need for the accommodation. This is the responsibility  of the district superintendent  who must estimate the growth  in pupil population over the next  three years. Government regulation restricts us to a three-  year projection for any one  referendum.  The next step involves the  preparation of education specifications and initial discussions  with the architect. This is the  most important part of the entire procedure and may take  several months. Here we attempt to set out, guide lines  for the architect^ to describe  the school and its use as we7.  see it. It is not a matter of  saying to the architect we want  a school with 15 'teaching areas,  you produce some sketches. It's  for more complicated than this  and a lot of study is necessary  at this stage to save time later  on and to make sure that the  design when produced will be  functional and economical. This  initial study stage is done by  committee.  It may be necessary for the  board to consider a site for a  new school, or additions to existing schools. Again, 'this can  be time-consuming. A good site  may be available but it may  be too expensive and involve  negotiations With the owner.  Sometimes; a board may have  to resort to expropriation and  where this is necessary, legal  procedures can take up a good  deal of time.  Where a site has been selected the board may take an option on it.  This is approximately where  we are now ��� determining a  site for a possible new secondary school. Until this done,  the architect cannot go too far  with sketch plans, because the  nature of the site will determine  to some degree the kincl of  building that goes on it.  As 7soon as the site has been  determined, the architect can  go full speed ahead with sketch  plans and preparation of estimated building costs. These  have to be approved by Victoria and may have to be revised several times. This sketch  plan and estimating stage for.  a project like this will probably take two or three months.  It could take longer.  Once the department has accepted the sketches and estimates, the board may determine a referendum date.  After the ratepayers have approved the building program,  a one month's quashing period  is required by law during which  time any person can question  the conduct of the referendum.  The next step is the preparation of working drawings and  specifications. These must be  approved by the board and by  the department. The length of  this stage is mainly up to the  architect but it is estimated  that it will take another 2-3  months. When completed, the  board, with department permission again, may go to tender,  and a contract let to the lowest  bidder. Once the contract has  been let, we are really in the  hands of the bidder as far as  time is concerned. There are  so many things that can affect  the speed of construction, and  the board has little or no con-  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  DONALD   WILLIAM   WALKER  formerly of Roberts Creek, B.C.  DECEASED  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN  that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate  of the above deceased are hereby required to send them to  the undersigned Executor at  the office of his Solicitor, H.  S. ROBINSON, 479 Lawrence  Avenue, Kelowna, B.C., before  the 17th day of May 1968, after  which date the Executor will  distribute the said Estate among  the parties entitled thereto having regard only to the claims  of which he then has notice.  GRANT ERBROOK DAVIS,  Executor,  By:  H.  S.  ROBINSON,  Solicitor for the  Executor.  comers  trol over these factors.  If everything went right it  might be possible to complete  the school in six months. From  experience we know that this  is not likely to happen. With a  great deal of luck a school  could be ready some time in  the fall of 1969, but the board  is not very optimistic and it  will probably be some time in  1970 before we could move students into a completed, furnished, and equipped building.  BIG CONVENTION  The Pacific Coliseum has received its first major convention booking with the National  House Builders Association coming to the West Coast for the  first time on Feb. 1 to 6, in 1969.  This is the largest travelling  show of building materials in  Canada, requiring some 25,000  square feet of exhibit space,  over 800 hotel rooms will be required to  house  the   delegates  Books in library  GIBSONS  NEW  ADULT  BOOKS  Nonfiction  I Heard the Owl Call My  Name by Margaret Craven.  The Alien Animals by George  Laycock.  Tough Trip Through Paradise  by Bennett H. Stein.  Fiction  The Spanish Bride by Georgette Heyer.  Here Comes a Candle by Jane  Aiken Hodge.  Menfreya by Victoria Holt.  Shasta City Showdown by  Ames King.  Sabre-tooth by Peter O'Don-  nelJ.  The Rival Doctors by Elizabeth Seifert.  Mystery  The Death-Bringers by Dell  Shannon.  The Mystery of Knickerbocker  Towers by Emily Thome.  Murder in Fiji by John W.  Vandercook.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS ARE REAL SALESMEN  Gibsons ��� PhY 886-2622  UP TO 3 p.m. TUESDAY  SOCCER PRESENTATION  SUNSHINE COAST JUVENILE SOCCER ASSOCIATION  will  be holding  its   annual   Trophy   presentation  and Film   Show  at  ELPHINSTONE HIGH SCHOOL GYM ��� 7 p.m.  SATURDAY, MAY 4  ALL PARENTS & PLAYERS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND  NEVENS TV  Fully Conditioned Used TVs  from $30 and UP  MARINE DRIVE,   GIBSONS ���  Ph.  886-2280  POWER OUTAGE  Electric power will be interrupted in fhe following areas on Sunday, May 5r 1968 from 7 a.m. fo  9 a.m.  AREAS AFFECTED :  Sunshine Coast Highway from North Road to Pratt  Road, including Park Road, Payne Road, Pratt Road,  Shaw Road, Gower Point Road and Honeymoon Lane.  This outage is necessary to permit the B.C. Hydro  Authority to carry out maintenance work for the im-  provfement of service. ,  B.C. HYDRO & POWER AUTHORITY  This is the sale that's got it.  Check 'em and save  Five of  Canada's  most popular  cars all V8  equipped...  specially built  with the most  wanted options  at specially  reduced  prices.  TITlflfrl  Check your  favourite Chevrolets���  all V8 equipped���  all specially priced  Caprice  4-Door Hardtop Sedan  CHEVROLET  Impala  Sport Coupe  Sport Sedan  Bel-Air  4-Door Sedan  Biscayne  4-Door Sedan  Choose any of these  models in any color  Check extra sale savings  on these significant,  specially priced option  packages  r275-hpV8w.th  Powerglide  Transmission  MARK OF  EXCELLENCE  Every Chevrolet  has to make it  before we mark it  r275-hpV8with  Turbo Hydra-Matic  Transmission  'Power Steering  and Power Brakes  Power Steering  with Power Front  Disc Brakes and  Comfortilt  Steering Wheel  Check your favourite  options���all standard on  every Chevy Super Saver  Push Button  Radio  Rear Speaker  Rear Defogger  Remote Mirror  Deluxe Seat  and  Shoulder Belts  Front and Rear  Floor Mats  All specially priced  to let you save  For a limited time only, volume production of five of  Canada's most popular cars brings you special savings.  All sale Chevrolets have V8 engines and are specially  equipped with more of the options you want... at  special sale savings. If you choose any of Chevrolet's popular  and significant power option combinations, you cash in  on extra bonus savings. Your Chevrolet dealer has  the right car with the right equipment, specially priced  for you during Chevrolet's Bonanza V8 Sale!  r&it  ���**  Just for you-Chevrolet's Bonanza  . See vour authorized Chevrolet dealer   Sale!  PENINSUU MOTOR PRODUCTS (1957) LTD. ��� Phone: 885-2111, Sechelt, BC. Who can tell what a baby thinks? Six hospital auxiliaries  i-feM'. ma^mvR��j.FF��pm Lrme-Guu^tN svp&m&j, i���_��_���. <vt_j *^_ cl___i,__i*  i..)nii11 n!ih.r 111fr'i <jumhsse wring.__/.o to oecnelt  New ferry to start running  5  Arrival in- Gibsons Tuesday  morning for her two-day at  homes in Sechelt and Gibsons.  Hon. Isabel Dawson, minister  without portfolio in the provincial government 7 announced  that the new ferry, Sunshine  Coast Queen, will start, on the  Langdale run tentatively on  May 5..' -7  She  added  that  serious   con  sideration is being given to  placing a larger ferry on the  Jerviis Inlet run during summer months. Also an arrangement is being sought for construction of sa footpath from  the Hopkins side of Langdale  Creek to the ferry slip area,  she said. The old bridge which  has been removed was rotting  away. An agreement will have  GIBSONS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL  CONCERT and OPEN HOUSE  7:30 p.m;  Thursday. May 9  ACTIVITY   ROOM  to be reached with the Salvation Army whose camp is  involved in the available land.  Work will be done on the  North Road in order to have  it in better shape for summer  traffic, Hon. Mrs. Dawson said  and work will be started by the  roads   department   shortly.  She also announced that contracts have been let to Allied  Shipbuilders for construction of  two ferries, one for the Powell  River-Texada route and the  other for the Quadra-Cortes  run, to be operating-in 1969.  Minister of Conservation and  Recreation Kenneth Keirnan  will visit the Sunshine Coast  May 27 to speak at a Sechelt  Chamber of Commerce meeting, visit the Skookumchuck  and go on to Powell River for  May 28.  MEW OWNERSHIP  As of May 1st, Winston Robinson will be the  new owner of  Earl's Agencies, Gibsons  I take this opportunftty of thanking all my cusftomers  of the past nine years for the their support, and hope  they wiU continue to support the new owner.  EARL BINGLEY  xeav&c  OUTBOARDS  HADDOCK'S  Cabana Marina  Your MERCURY OUTBOARD  Sales & Service Dealer  MADEIRA PARK  Phone: Pender Harbour ��� 883-2248  V'..'-", ���>  (Continued from Page 1)  plebiscite will ibe held to authorize the borrowing of the necessary money for construction,  the community's share will be  repaid from taxation of property. We would hope that the taxpayers will turn out and vote  overwhelmingly in favor of this  much needed expansion of bur  St. Mary's Hospital.  The statistical report submitted oy the hospital administrator, A. W. Wagemakers, revealed that patients admitted during 1967 totalled 1,066, an increase of 164 over 1966. Patient  days totalled 11,509, an increase  of 324.  Births increase^ foy nine over  1966 totalling 192. The patient  days for new-Jborns is only increased foy12 days, this is due  to a decrease in the average,  length of stay for newborns.  At this time, I want .to take  the liberty to express my sincere appreciation to the administration 'staff, nurses, doctors,  technicians ana lay personnel  for .the co-operation in the administration of the hospital thus  far. Also my gratitude to the  president and members of the  board for the assistance 'they  have given me in the operation  of the hospital.  A special thanks to the Ladies  Auxiliary for the very fine work  they have done in raising money  an_ giving voluntary service  for the many projects completed.  mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmma jg  TO OPEN TEA  Mrs. Wallace Johnston of  Vancouver, provincial vice -  president of Canadian Association of Hospital Auxiliaries, will  open the Giibsons Hospital Auxiliary tea and bake sale on  May 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the  United Church Christian Education Centre, Gibsons.  wuiiuiimMummimiuuEiiuiiiiuiwuuMiuiauuuuiuHUuuiu  Members of the six Auxiliaries  to St. Mary's Hospital were hostesses to the regional meeting  of the auxiliaries division of the  British Columbia Hospitals' association in Sechelt's , Legion  Hall, Wednesday, April -24. Approximately 275 delegates and  members arrived from Vancouver, White Rock and New Westminster in four chartered buses,  with several arriving from  Powell River by car. For many  of these ladies this was their  first trip to the Sunshine Coast,  and all were impressed by the  beauty of the area.  The convention opened shortly after 11 a.m. with the reading  of the auxiliaries' prayer led by  Mrs. Cotton, regional representative. The ladies were welcomed by the hospital administrator, Mr. A. Wagemaker, who  was not too much disturbed by  the fact he was the only man  present.  After the report on the past  years' activities, a panel discussion was led by Mrs. Grauer,  chairman, from the Richmond  General Hospital Auxiliary, on  the topic My Work as a Volunteer. Five of the delegates,  each from a different hospital,  told of their work as auxiliary  members, consisting of services  given to patients in the hospitals and raising funds to purchase equipment and supplies  for hospitals.  Mrs. Lowell, of the Holyf.  Family Hospital auxiliary told  of the much needed help given  to elderly and lonely patients  and of the efforts made to provide an atmosphere of friendliness. Services such as giving  entertainments, writing .letters,  feeding patients and' taking patients for drives are provided.  She said that efforts are being  made to interest more men and  more young people in this work.  Mrs. Magnusson of the auili-  ary to the ^Children's Hospital  in Vancouver, discussed the  work of her auxiliary as clerical workers, drivers,- services in  sewing and mending, and as -  "play ladies" to the children.  Mrs. Black of the Powell River auxiliary outlined the work  of the Economy Shop in that  , area. This shop was opened in  April, 1966, and has carried on  successfully since that date,  raising funds for the Powell River hospital and at the same  filling the need for low-cost serviceable . clothing and household items. Her talk was of  particular interest to the women of Our own area where a  Thrift Shop "has been in operation for the past 18 months;  The    morning    session    was  brought     to.   a  close by Mrs.  Browrilee of the Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westmin-  . ster. Mrs. Brownlee's  group is  helping the hospital in a good  many areas ��� raising funds for  equipment,     hospital     visiting,  donating money for indigent patients, and   various    in-service  , projects    which    involved    652  , hours of service last year. Benefits  of this  work  are two-fold  for members of this auxiliary-  making contribution to the community, and providing a feeling  of self-expression  and of being  needed, to the members them-  . selves.  Luncheon was provided by the  six auxiliaries to St. Mary's  Hospital, Sechelt area. Since the  meeting place,was small and  the guests many, it had been  Special thanks go to two  young men who pitched in and  helped to load the borrowed  chairs into the cars after the  meeting. Clyde Jeffries and  Carey Lakin.  Jobies plan tea  May 4 is the day to be at  the United Church Christian  Educaton Centre Building for  the Jobies spring tea commencing at 2 o'clock. You can also  stock up on home baked goodies  for the weekend.  Jobies give girls a good background towards being responsible citizens of the future as  well as fellowshp and lots of  fu. The proceeds go towards  the educatioal and promotional  fund. Feel welcome to come and  support these eager working  gals.  decided that a box lunch would  be most adequate. With this in  mind, members of Roberts  Creek area made and packed  over 1,000 sandwiches, while  Gibsons members made delicious cookies and the Port Mellon group prepared individual  cups of jelly dessert. Pickles  and mints were added to the  boxes, and hot tea and coffee  were served.  Mrs. Joan Rowland of the  Roberts Creek Auxiliary was in  charge of the lunch. Members  of the Pender Harbour, Halfmoon Bay, and Sechelt auxiliaries contributed greatly to the  success of the convention in  making the plans and helping  with the arrangements. Mrs.  Thomas of the Sechelt auxiliary  provided the lovely flowers for  the head table, and the decorations for the lunch boxes. Mrs.  Eve Moscrip, also of the Sechelt. auxiliary, was chairman  in charge of the convention and  in her usual capable manner attended to the may details of its  planning. From the many compliments received from the  visitors it was evident that the  auxiliaries of this area left little room for doubt that anything was lacking by way of  hospitality on the Sunshine  Coast.  After lunch, Mrs. Pattenden,  president of the British Columbia Hospital auxiliaries, outlin-.  ed   plans    for   Hospital    Week  4 Coast News, May 2, 1968.  which will be observed on May  5 through May 12. She stressed  that while we are willing to  work hard towards making  money for equipment for our  hospitals we must take steps  through our members of government to make them more  aware of the need for larger  government grants to the hospitals.  Mrs. Johnson, vice-president  of the national association, discussed plans for the Canad'an  National Association of Hospital  Auxiliaries convention in Vancouver, May 29, 30 and 31. Panel discussions on Membership  Involvement and Leadership  Training will offer a good deal  of help to all auxiliary members, and it is hoped that many  delegates from this area will  be a'ble to attend. The annual  provincial convention is to be  held at the Hotel Vancouver on  Oct. 15 through 18.  Following the election of Mrs.  Hewitt of St. Paul's Hospital  Auxiliary to the position of Regional Representative of Lower  Mainland Area, an interesting  film on the work of our most  outstanding Canadian doctors  was shown.  Since it was necessary that  the buses arrive in Langdale in  time to catch the 4:30 ferry, the  proposed tour of St. Mary's  Hospital had to be cancelled,  much to the great disappointment of most of those attending  the convention, especially the  local members who are so  proud of the hospital and its  staff.  A Mercury  outboard  has 12 fishing  features.  1. Tilted powerhead keeps  /engine firing smoothly from  idle to top speed.  2. Fixed-jet carburetors pro-  /vide optimum air-fuel mixture, never need resetting.  3. Twist-grip throttle pro-  /vides one-hand control of  speed, direction.  4. Full forward-neutral-re*  ��* verse  gearshift for maxi-  *     mum maneuverability.  V 5. 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See all 4 new fishing Mercs...3.9.6,9.8,20 hp...at your Mercury dealer's!  e  meftcurrv  9  FIRST IN MARINE PROPULSION  Kiekhaefer Mercury of Canada, Ltd. Toronto. Subsidiary oi Brunswick Corpj  Smifty's Boat Rentals and Marina  GIBSONS ��� Phone 886-7711 Coast News, May 2, 1968.  MISC. FOR SALE  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat.  May 1, 2, 3, 4  Lee Marvin in  POINT BLANK  Technicolor and Panavision  May 4: Job's Daughters Spring  Tea and Bake Sale, 2 p.m.,  Christian Education Centre, Gib  sons.  May 4: Comimunity Club Bazaar  and Tea in Hall, Madeira Park.  2 p.m.    May 8: Giibsons Hospital Auxiliary Tea and Bake Sale, Christian Education Centre, Giibsons,  2 p.m.   May 8, Mon., 2 p.m. O.A.P.O.  Social, Health Centre,  Giibsons.  May 10: St. Mary's C.W.L. Rttm-  mage and Bake sale, 10 a._n. to  12 noon, Canadian Legion Hall,  Gibsons'.   May 10: Mother's Day Pancake  breakfast, L.A. Royal Canadian  Legion 109, 9 a.m. to 12. Adults  $1, children half price. Give  the Mothers a Treat.          Nov. 2: St. Bartholomew's AOW  Christmas Bazaar.         BIRTHS  CROSBY ��� Dr. and Mrs. John  Crosby wish to announce the  birth of a daughter, Michelle  Ann, at St. Mary's Hospital,  April 18, 1968.   PORTER ��� To Mr. and Mrs.  Digby Porter, a son, Scott R.  Weight 7 lbs., 5 oz. at Castlegar  Hospital, April 25, 1368.   MARRIAGES  Mr. and Mrs. John K. Wood announce the for-hhcoming marriage of their daughter Patricia  Ann to Henry Walters, son of  Mrs. Rosa Walters, Vancouver.  St. John the Divine, Maple Ridge  will be the setting for the wedding June 22 with Rev. D. F.  Harris officiating.  FLORISTS  Flowers  and  Gifts  for all occasions  LissiLand Florists  Giibsons,   886-9345  Sechelt   885-9455  HELP WANTED  SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 46  (SECHELT)  There is a vacancy in the School  Board Office in Gibsons, B.C.,  for a Clerk-Stenographer. This  is a temporary full-time position  for two or three months. Applicant should have previous office  evperience. There will Ibe a considerable amount of typing involved in this positon, and some  elementary bookkeeping. Ability  to take shorthand would be an  asset. Duties to commence immediately, at a salary of $354  per month. Address applications  to the Secretary - Treasurer,  School District No. 46 (Sechelt)  Box 220, Gibsons, B.C.  WORK WANTED ~~  Phone 886-9652  VICTOR A. DAOUST  PAINTER & DECORATOR  40 years experience  First class jobs, inside and out.  NUTS & BOLTS  LITTLE ENGINE REPAIRS  Outboards, power saws  Lawnmowers overhauled  Garden tools sharpened  TYPEWRITERS REPAIRED  Expert servicing typewriters,  adding machines, cash register combinations, all makes,  all work guaranteed, by G.  Pinkerton, formerly Acot  Business Machines and  Byrnes Typewriters.  Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  At head of wharf, under  Walt's and Earl's  Phone 886-2838  Repairs to all makes of radios,  TVs, Hi-Fis. Fast service, guaranteed satisfaction. Phone 886-  2469 day or night.  Handyman, cabinet maker.  Saws and scissors sharpened,  reasonable. Phone BiU, 886-9902.  Professional painting, promptly.  Interior and exterior. Phone  886-2381.  KAWAI GRAND PIANO. Professional model, a musician's instrument, beautiful tone and action. 7'2" length, only 6 months  old and in perfect condition,  used by concert pianist. Includes  bench.  BABY GRAND PIANO, made  by WUiRIi-TZER, with bench.  Cost $1,800 new. Will sell at sac-  rifice.  MOVIE OAJMERA, Bell & Howell, 8 mm., electric eye, tri-lens  and filter.  100% wool beige rug, like new.  Knotty Pine, custom1 made desk  and book shelves.  If interested in any of the  above items, please write to  P.O. Box 436, Gibsons, B.C. and  give name and telephone number. All these items will be sold  at a sacrifice.  2 furnished trailers for sale.  Call Mr. White at Charles English Realty, 886-2481.  Look at this!  Pellett air rifles from. $8.95 to  $35.50. Always the best in fishing tackle and bait at your Timex G.H.Q. A watch for every  use.  Earl's in Gibsons  886-9600  PLANTING TIME  Good supply of bedding plants  ready now.  Mary varieties of tomatoes  ready May 11.  SPECIAL ��� Onion Sets 39c  GILKER'S   NURSERIES  Reid Rd., Gibsons, 886-2463  CLEARANCE  SALE  All shrubs, evergreens and fruit  trees Selling at greatly reduced  prices.  Bedding plants arriving  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gibsons,  886-9340  McClary wringer washer $30  Cement double laundry tubs $14  Utility table (Anborite top) $15  All in excellent condition. F. J.  Wyngaert, 886-9340.  16 ft. dinker built boat, 5 hp.  Briggs & Stratton engine. Ph.  George Smith, Granthams, 886-  2122.  Like new, black studded parade  saddle. Bridle and breast plate  to match. $159. Ph. 886-2378.  Stihl 9 hp. chain saw, 30 and 36  in. bars. New condition. Phone  886-2343 after 5:30.  2 Melody house trailers, 12' x 60'  and 12' x 66'. Phone 886-9826.  6 year crib, good condition. $25.  Phone 886-0591.  Large reclining chair with stool  in good condition, $25. 886-2044.  Beige baby buggy with mattress  $25. Phone 886-2378.  Extremely well built factory  made 8' Courier tent trailer,  opens out to 8' x 13'. Many extras. Built-in propane stove and  collapsible table, ice box, sink  and lots of cupboards', 12 gallon  water tank. Interior finished in  Aifloorite. FP. $575. Phone 886-  2659.  Billboards, 10' x 6', 60 sq. ft. to  panel. $6 each or offers. Good  for construction, garages, shop,  etc. 885-2512.  1 Enterprise oil range, 2 years  old, used at weekends only. Ph.  886-2145.   Manure, delivered. Phone 886-  2253.  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales. Ph.  885-9713. Sechelt.  SPORTING GOODS  Hardware and appliances  Where your dollar has more  cents  EARL'S IN GIBSONS  886-9600  Giod local nay for sale, $1 a  bale delivered. Phone 946-6568.  See our large selection of wedding invitations and announcements at the Coast News. /  WANTED  Will buy  patches   of  standing  timber. Phone 886-2459.  FUELS  For your painting, interior  and exterior, and paper hanging, phone David Nystrom,  886-7759.  Alder, stove and fireplace v ood  Tor  sale.  Phone  886-9861.  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  1963 Chev Ihipala S.S. Excellent cond. inside and out. Ph.  886-2378.  1961 Corvair, 4 new tires, good  running condition, $400. Phone  886-2667.    1954 Chevrolet automatic, running condition. $75. Phone 886-  2909.  '56 Ford station wagon $150. Ph.  886-9576.  '57 DeSoto; '57 Studebaker: '56  Dodge. Make an offer. Phone  886-9686.  Mirror class sailing dinghy com  pletely equipped. Terylene main  sail and jib, flotation built in.  fibreglass and ply. Asking $350.  Phone 883-2489.  18 ft. runabout, all fibreglass,  twin 35 Merc, 1966. Phone 88$-  2667.  133_ ft. fibreglass boat. Phone  886-2880.  ANNOUNCEMENTS  For all your travel information  and bookings, contact Margaret  MacKenzie, local agent for  Eaton's "Where-to^Go" Travel  Service, Sunnycrest Shopping  Plaza, Gibsons, 886-2231. Head  office 515 West Hastings St.,  Vancouver.  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.  Alcoholics Anonymous, Post Of'  ���fice Box 294, Sechelt. Phorie  886-9876.  COMPRESSED AIR  SERVICE FOR  Skindivers' and Firemen's  air tanks ' Y  SKINDIVERS AVAILABLE  FOR SALVAGE WORK  MARINE ACCESSORIES  Paint, fibreglass, rope, canvas,  boat hardware  Gibsons, 886-9303  WALT NYGREN  SALES  LTD.  SUNSHINECOASTREAL ESTAT  PEDICURIST  Mrs. F. E. Campbell  Selma Park, on bus stop  885-9778  Evenings by appointment  For complete information on  Marine, Industrial and Liability  insurance; claims and adjustments, contact Captain W. Y.  Higgs, Marine Consultant, Box  339, Gibsons. Phones 886-9546,  and 885-9425.  PETS  2 11 wk. old German Shepherd  puppies, $15 each. Good pets.  1 yr. part Lab, could easily be  trained for hunting. 886-2896.  ENTERTAINMENT  -TWILIGHT THEATRE  Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat.     H:  May 1, 2, 3, 4 Y  Lee Marvin in  POINT BLANK  Technicolor and Panavision  PHOTO FINISHING  SAVE MONET  KODACOLOR FU_M Y  Developing and Printing  8 exposure roll $2.25  12 exposure roll 2.75  20 exposure roll 4.25  Reprints 20c  Satisfaction guaranteed or your  money refunded.  Simply mail your film direct to  TOTEMCOLOR Film Labs Ltd.,  Box 3301, Vancouver 3, B.C.  FOR RENT  1 bedroom furnished all electric waterfront ground floor duplex suite. Good beach, on Gower Point Rd. R. W. Vernon, 886-  2887.  Self-contained 3 room suite $50.  Phone 8862055.  Soames Point, 2 bedroom furnished cottage, adults only. Ph.  886-2549.  2 bedroom furnished or unfurnished house for rent, 2V6 miles  from Langdale. Phone 886-2983.  Modern, self contained apt.,  view, no hippies or dogs. 886-  7240 after 9 p.m.  BEST ACCOMMODATION  IN GIBSONS  MAPLE CRESCENT  NEW DELUXE APARTMENT  3 bedroom apartments vacant  now. FREE heat, washing  facilities, drapes, blinds, parking, water, garbage collection. Colored appliances and  plumbing. Luxury living at low  cost.  Phone 886-7049  WANTED TO RENT  Responsible adult family need 3  bedroom unfurnished honie, Gibsons area, by June 1. Loving  care to home and grounds. Interested in lease. References.  886-7219.  Gibsons ���: 3 bedroom part base-  merit home with excellent  view of bay area, dose to  schools. Wired for stove.  Auto-oil furnace. Full price  $11,500. Terms.  Modern family home with  full basement close to  schools and shopping. Five  bedrooms, spacious panelled  living room with wall to  wall. Large bright kitchen  with utility room. Colored,  vanity bathroom. Auto-oil  hot water heating. Matching  carport with workshop. Full  price $21,000. Terms with  7% on balance.  Waterfront lot ��� 200 feet  frontage with unique panoramic view. If you're planning a new home you must  see this unusual property.  FuE price $5,750.  Roberts Creek ��� 5 acres with  cabin close to beach. Excellent water supply. Ideal  camp property. F.P. $5,600.  Pender Harbour ��� Large, fully  serviced waterfront lot on  sheltered - lagoon close to  Madeira Park. Full price  $2,500. Terms.  New, wateitfront development with easy access off  paved road. Fully serviced  lots range from $2,500 to  $6,500. Term��.  For these and other choice  properties on the Sunshine  Coast contact Frank Lewis  or Morton Mackay at Gibsons office, 886-9900.  FINLAY REALTY LTD.  Gibsons and Burquitlam  CONSTRUCTION  Everything tor your  building needs  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt. Phone 885-2283  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  Attractive terms on $22,500,  early possession, This Post and  Beam gem consists of 4 bedrooms, spacious livingroom with  fireplace i stepsaver kitchen features quantity mahogany cupboards. Utility area, lge. sundeck doubles as roof for double  car port.  . Older 5. room beach cottage.  Summer, or year round living,  extra sleeping accommodation,  furnished,- only $14,500.  AM services available, 50' x  140' view lot in excellent location, only $1800.  Ideal retirement cottage in  area of new homes, all' services.  Landscaping still to be done.  Only $8000, full price.  K. BUTLER REALTY  & Insurance  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  UNDERWRITING LIFE  & MORTGAGE INSURANCE  Representing  MONTREAL  LIFE INSURANCE Co.  DIAL 886-2481  Gibsons: 2 level lots on North  Road. Corner property, small  workshop. Full price $4,500 on  terms.  DIAL 886-2481  Hopkins: Lovely wooded view  lots 50 x 120. $1000 each. Call  Jack White evenings, 886-2935.  Gibsons: 22 acres on highway  Frontage on three roads. Close  in. Excellent investment at  $15,000 on terms. Call Dick Kennett.  DIAL 886-2481  Roberts Creek: Beautifully  landscaped 75 feet waterfront.  Modern 2 bedroom home. Full  basement, auto-oil furnace. Excellent garden and fruit trees.  Close to store, school and post  office. Full price $23,500.  DIAL 886-2481  CHARLtS ENGLISH Lfd.  Real Estate and Insurance  Richard F. Kennett,  Notary Public  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS.  B.C.        Ph.  886-2481  Acreage in Sechelt. Large older  type home, some furniture. Box  142, Sechelt or 885-9598.  Gibsons waterfront lots available. Phone 886-2466.  Gibsons ��� Delightful home,  centrally located. Two bedrooms  on the main floor, finished1 den  or studio in high full basement.  Large sundeck. Paved driveway  garage, concrete walks, landscaped. Fenced yard.  $17,000 -���Terms  Compact 2 bedroom home on  good sized lot. Basement, automatic furnace, conveniently lo-  no f pW  $13,500 ���- Some terms  Attractive     single     bedroom  home in the village. Level lot  with neat garden, garage. Good  retirement home.  $9,500  Well situated 3 bedroom modern type bungalow situated near  the beach, playground and shops  $10,975 ��� Terms  Excellent view lot, landscaped  and fenced.  $2,750  Corner lot in exclusive Langdale subdivision. Expansive  view.  $2,750  Selma Park ��� Neat and clean  2 bedroom home on small lot.  Magnificent view. On paved  road. Good location for retirement.  $6,500 ��� Some Terms  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  Realty & Insurance  Gibsons  Call C. R. Gathercole  Office  886-7015        Res.  886-2785  Member of the Multiple Listing  Service of Vancouver Real  Estate Board  EWART McMYNN  REALTY & INSURANCE  NOTARY 5-UBLIC  MEMBER:  MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE  Phone 886-2248  Hopkins Landing view home:  Three bedrooms, living, dining,  kitchen, rec. rm, double plumbing, oil furnace landscaping.  $115,000 ��� half down.  Granthams Landing: Waterfront home, two bedrooms, big  panelled living room, fireplace,  etc., complete suite below.  Terms on $22,000 or offer.  View home, 1 be<_r_n, living  and dining, sunrm, etc. main  floor, full suite below. Separate  rental cottage below. $4,000  down.  Lovely big bright rooms in  this fine retirement home, on  big lot, mostly level to shopping,  etc. Plenty of cupboards and  general storage. A/oil furrr. in  basement. Built-in appliances,  washer, dryer, etc. included.  $15,500 cash or near it. Gibsons.  Two bright bedrooms, each  with a view, and living room  front this neat fresh bungalow.  Good sized kitchen opens to dining room. Colored plumbing. Big  level lot on quiet street. Gibsons. Excellent terms on $12,650  E.  McMynn        886-2500  Do Wortman      886-2393  J.   Warn 886-2681  Box 238, Gibsons, B.C.  BOWLING  E \k M BOWLADROME  High scores for the week:  Carol Kurucz 675 (296), Don  MacKay 661  (266).  Ladies Tues.: Dianne Skytte  569, Millie Schmidbauer 233,  Judy Day 565 (251), Lorraine  Werning 516, Carol Kurucz 523,  Eleanor Penfold 509, Lucille  Mueller 524, Terry DeLong 506,  Iva Peterson 525, Phyllis Hoops  563, Ivy Richards 505, Ann Johnson 507, Doreen Crosby 578,  Paulette Smith 565, Marion Lee  618 (237).  Commercial: Playoff Winner,  Fortune Cookies, 3036; Shirley  Hopkin, Irene Rottluff, Bob Emerson, Bill Ayres, Lome Gregory.  SPRING LEAGUES:  Monday Ladies: Audrey Hinz  621 (228), Carol 516, Bonnie  Swanson 553 (222), Evelyn MacKay 542; Mavis Wilson 514, Lil  Butler 570 (239), Jean Wyngaert  509 (243).  Tuesday Mixed: Cheryl Cartwright 540 (225), Kathy Clark  592 (237), John Herman 546  (235), Evelyn MaoKay543, Eleanor Reece 532, Donna Jay 542  (221), Melvin Jay 593, Betty  Fitzpatrick 573, Jack Fitchett  598 (220), Lorraine Johnson 547  (221), Mickey Jay 533, Marilyn  Ellis 51)5, Red Day 547, Pat Herman 510, Vera Todd 529.  Thurs. Mixed: Don MacKay  661 (266), Mavis Stanley 659  (264, 241), Art Holden 586 (225),  5$ ^JJ^tt566' j���an Wyngaert  537 (225),. Hugh Inglis 630 (242,  222), Red Day 539 (226), Dot  Skerry 532 (216), Art Corriveau  503��� (205), Ted Morrison 510  (203), Len Ellis 515 (233), Red  Day 580 (256), Jack Lowden 511  (230).  RETURN FROM MONTREAL  Vince and Anne Prewer have  just returned from Montreal  after attending the funeral of  Mrs. Prewer's mother, Mrs.  Margaret Peachey. Mrs. Peach-  ey who was 78 years of age was  born in Glasgow, Scotland. She  was a lifelong member of the  Salvation Army and for 60 years  devoted her efforts to various  phases of its work. During their  stay in Montreal the Prewers  were guests of Mme Bergeron  and other, members of the Gilbert family who are relatives  by marriage.  PROPERTY FOR SALE  New house, 1400 sq. ft. Full  basement, luxuriously finished.  Double fireplace, located on  Gower Point Rd. ,1 acre view  lot. Ph. 886-2977.  GOWER POINT  WATERFRONT  SEMI-WATERFRONT  > VIEW LOTS  ACREAGE  R. W. VERNON, 886-2887  3 bedroom full basement home,  Sechelt. Phone 885-9943.  One   semi-waterfront  lot,   Hopkins Landing. Phone 886-2466.  DEAfST     ���      ~~  WHITTAKER ��� On April 25,  Ethel May Whittaker of Irvines  Landing in her 77th year. Survived by one son Henry, Irvines Landing, and one daughter Mrs. Joyce Lee, Irvines  Landing and three grandchildren. Funeral service was held  Monday, April 29 at St. Mary's  Church, Garden Bay, Rev. B.  Jenks officiating. Interment Seaview Cemetery, Gibsons. Harvey Funeral Home, directors. .  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  UP TO 3 p.m. TUESDAY  ZZJK-988 anoiia  muni ni:i!1Iii;n  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  11:00 a.m., Church School  11:15 a.m., Holy Eucharist  ������ 7:30  p.m.,  Joint  Service  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11 a.m., Church School  3:00 p.m., Evensong  St.   Hilda's,   Sechelt  8 a.m., Holy Communion  9:30 a.m., Church School  7:30 p.m., Evening Prayer  St. Mary's Church, Garden Bay  11:15 a.m., Holy Eucharist  Egmont  3 p.m. Evensong  UNIT��  Gibsons  11  a.m..  Divine  Service  Wilson   Creek  11:15 a.m., Divine Worship  Also on 2nd Sunday of each  month at 3:?0 p.m.  BAPTIS1  CALVARY BAPTIST, Gibsons  Sunday service, 9:45 a.m.  Prayer Meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thurs  BETHEL BAPTIST, Sechelt  11:15 a.m., Worship Service  7:30 p.m:,  Wed., Prayer  Rev. A. Willis  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  TABERNACLE  Member P.A.O.C.  886-7272  Highway and Martin Road  Evening Service 7:30 p.m.  Tues.  Bible. Study & Prayer  7:30 p.m.  Fri.   Clubs  &  Family Services  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  GLAD TIDINGS  Sunday 9 a.m.  Preservice Worship  10 a.m. Church School  11 a.m. Morning Worship  7:00 p.m.; Evangelistic Service  Tues., 7 p.m., Classes  Fri., 7 p.m., Clubs, all ages  Rev. D. R. McLean  Sunday, May 5  Pastors Lou and Marion Peters. ���  and Pastor Joshua from Uganda  East Africa.  11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Coast News, May 2, 1968  ANDY     CAPP  Zambia subject  for U C W talk  Mr. Fred Anderson will speak  on conditions in southern Africa  at 8 p.m. Friday, May 10 in the  United Church hall.  Mr. Anderson has worked  more than ten years in Zambia  and is now on a leave of absence taking linguistic studies  at the University of Victoria.  He and his wife have been on  loan to a government literacy  program in Zambia where it  was said that without Mr. Anderson's special skills and  strenuous efforts the literacy  program so soon after having  achieved independence would  not have been possible. Coffee  will be served at the end of the  meeting.  Life-saving weather!  LEGION  BINGO  THURSDAY  MAY 2  8 p.m. Sharp  NO GAMES LESS THAN $10  20th GAME ��� 55 calls $100  56 calls $76  over 56, $50  Freezer Bread  2c Off ��  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. 885-9900  Commencing last Sunday,  April 28 and continuing until  October 26 small craft present.  condition weather reports again  will be broadcast by most radio-  stations four" times daily.  In 1965, 33 boaters drowned .  in the lower gulf because they  took their vessel from an area  of good weather to one of adverse weather. As a result  meteorological office at the request of the B.C. Safety Council  co-ordinated four present condition weather reports daily  from lighthouses and yadrfields  from Comox to Victoria and  down the mainland coast. These  are assembled, transmitted im-  service to the radio stations  mediately by broadcast news  and put on the air. A forecast  is inserted if necessary.  In 1966, first year of the  broadcasts, one boat was lost  to weather during daylight saving time, with three people  drowned. Last year there were  no  drownings from this' cause.  The Safety Council has sent  posters to all marinas, marine  filling stations and boat clubs  on the lower gulf, showing the  times of broadcast. The council  urges, for safe boating:  Carry  a  radio  and listen to  the broadcasts.  Before you leave, make sure  someone at home knows your  destination and time due back.  Letters fo editor  Editor: In last weeks issue  of your paper I see a photograph of the new 30,000 gallon  tank for the Rock Gas Company  on the approach to the wharf  here. Their plans call for three  tanks so we will no doubt see  the third one landed with the  other two shortly.  You will remember a short  news note in your paper under  the heading Wharf to go. This  told us how this wharf here  was going to be dismanteled.  The note was given you by the  well-known Liberal at Gibsons  he got the news from the member of parliament for this riding, at the time. Neither one  was interested in seeing the approach and wharf put to good  use and the Gibsons Chamber  of Commerce, in whose district  Roberts Creek is, were evidently quite unconcerned.  The minute I saw the news  item I wrote the member of  parliament and told him the  wharf was not going to be removed and requested him to  come and see me about it. Fortunately Dr. White of the University of B.C. was here when  he arrived so we three went  to look it over. After the other  two had made a good search  the member for the riding said  "I do not see why that wharf  should be pulled down."  Why then did he advise the  department of public works in  Ottawa to pull it down. The  approach and wharf were sold  for a good price, I know that,  I obtained the information confidentially. ��� B. L. Cope.  Wear a life jacket if the. sea  becomes rough: if you are in a  dingy or if you have to unsnarl the prop, stay with the  boat if you do overturn. Most  drownings occur from disregarding these measures.  Get    a    free copy of safety  afloat from B.C. Safety Council  also available at the Coast News  3 tick types  are dangerous  Of some 20 species of ticks  to be found in British Columbia  only three normally bite humans. Although their bites may  be painful and slow healing,  there is little danger.of disease  provided the tick is removed  promptly. Here are a few  simple rules to avoid paral-  7ysis.'. ������-=-������'._.'.-.'  Wear trousers or slacks tucked into boots when on outings  Or hikes in the  country.  Make daily examinations for  ticks, paying particular attention to the public region, the  base of the skull and the head.  Remember, paralysis symptoms do not appear for five to  six days after the tick begins  feeding and complete recovery  follows the removal of the tick,  providing it is removed early.  If it is overlooked, death may  result.  Remove ticks by a very: slow  and gentle pull. This will normally remove the mouth parts.  Treat the wound with a disinfectant. If there is an indication of paralysis, contact a doctor immediately..  Q. Is it necessary to reply to  a wedding invitation.  A. Invitations to the wedding  itself do not require an answer. If a reception card is  included, one answers in the  traditional third-person form ���  "Mr. and Mrs. John L. McLean accept with pleasure Mr.  and Mrs. Robert S. Lindsay's  kind invitation for Saturday,  the tenth of December."  SUNSHINE COAST  CREDIT UNION  Sechelt, B.fc.  SECHELT  Tues. to Fri.���10 am to 5 pm  Sat. 10 am to 4 pm  GIBSONS  Tues. to Sat.���9 am to Spin  Phone 885-9551  Illness or injury should prevent you from  working, what would happen to your  regular income? Quite likely it would  stop'. . . but your daily costs of living  would be sure to continue! That's when  you'll be glad you arranged a disability  income plan with Great-West. Call:  .For further         %W_  particulars      :   B||��1|��  write to             ElMr^P  111111  HH^P  BOX 600       II  gibsons ��� wmmm  /tt:Y..;,,Mnrwii  .Robert E. Lee  THE    '  Great-West Life  ASSURANCE COMPANY  Pontiac Parisienne Sport Coupe.  During the Pontiac V8 Sale you can buy a specially-equipped V8  Pontiac at a specially-reduced sale price. And you can make extra  savings on the options you really want on your new car...like  power steering and power brakes!  Only Pontiac has Wide-Track  Ride and standard  327 V8 power  Every Wide-Track Pontiac  offers hide-away windshield  wipers, a key buzzer alarm,  flush and dry rocker panels  and many more outstanding  value features.  I^ow you can save on five  popular Pontiac models!  We picked five top-selling  Pontiacs; the luxurious  Grande Parisienne Sport  Sedan, the Parisienne Sport  Coupe and Sport Sedan,  and the value-packed  Laurentian and Strato-Chief  4-door sedans.  You get the options  you'd choose yourself!  Every Sale car has a 327  cu. in. 210 hp V8, pushbutton radio with rear  speaker, front and rear floor  mats, rear window defogger,  deluxe seat and shoulder  belts and remote-controlled  outside mirror.  Enjoy extra savings on these  special option packages:  1. 275 hp V8, with Power-  glide transmission. 2.275 hp  V8, with 3-speed Hydra-  Matic. 3. Power steering  and brakes. 4. Power  steering, power disc  brakes and tilt-type  steering wheel.  Wide-Track Pontiac V8 Sale  See your local authorized Pontiac dealer  PENINSUU MOTOR PRODUCTS (1957) LTD. - Phone: 885-2111, Sechelt, BC.  P-968D UNSHIN  TWIN CREEK LUMBK  d. BUILDING SUPPLIES Ltd.  Phone 886-2808  Everything for your building  needs  Free Entimates  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  APPLIANCES  Radio, Appliance & TV Service  Live  Better Electrically  GIBSONS ELECTRIC Md.  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  SIM ELECTRIC Lfd.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  PENINSULA TV  Servicing Gibsons, Sechelt,  Pender Harbour  Any make, including color  Phone collect for service  883-2430'  Bill ^Peters  1ASELUSH0P  Ladtes ��� Mens ��� Childrens  Wear ��� Yard Goods ��� -Wool  and Staples ��� Bedding  -Linens  Dial 885-9331  Sechelt, B.C.  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS  886-2248  JOHN HINDSMITH  REFRIGERATION  &  MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Phone 886-2231  From 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Res. 886-9949  TILLICUM CHIMNEY SERYICE  Chimneys, Eaves and Drains  cleaned and repaired  Painting ��� Janitor Service  Gardening and Odd Jobs  R. BARCLAY  Sechelt  885-2094 ��� 885-2191  All Work Guaranteed  WATCH  Prompt  Dependable   Service  Sensible Prices  WATCH  REPAIRS  JEWELRY  REPAIRS  Free Estimates  MARINE MEN'S WEAR LTD.  Gibsons 886-2116  G M FURNACE SERVICE  Box 65, Gibsons  Expert oil burner repair  service night or day  Phone  886-2468  885-2064  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER  Household Moving & Storage  Phone 886-2664 ��� R.R.1 Gibsons  PARKINSON'S HEATING Ltd.  Gibsons  ESSO  OIL FURNACE  No Down Payment ��� Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  for Free Estimates call 886-2728  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER  FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  RCA VICTOR  SALES & SERVICE  To all 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 & S TRANSPORT Lid.  Phone 886-2172  Daily Freight Service to  Vancouver '���'.''  Local pickup arid delivery  service  Lowbed hauling  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  LTD.  SCOWS     ���     LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  L & H SWANSON Ltd.  Cement Gravel,-  Road Gravel,  Sand & Fill  Septic Tanks & Drain Fields  Phone 885-9666  Backhoe &  Loader Work  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  . LANEl SURVEYING  ROY & WAGENAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  McPHEDRAN ELECTRIC Lfd.  Residential ��� Commercial  Industrial Wiring  ELECTRICAL HEATING  SPECIALISTS  Gibsons ��� 886-9689  Serving Port Mellon to -  Pender Harbour  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything for your building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  CHALET   UPHOLSTERY  Davis Bay  ���   FREE ESTIMATES  Samples Brought to  your home  HAL AND MAY7 AUBIN  885-9575  _XAMf>&!  Coast News  Phone 886-2622  Coast News, May 2, 1968.  SICOTTE BULLDOZING Ltd.  ��� ROAD BUILDING  ��� LAND CLEARING  ��� ROAD GRADING  Phone 886-2357  C & S SALES  For all your heating  requirements  Agents   for  ROCKGAS  PROPANE  Also Oil Installations  Free estimates  FURNITURE  Phone 885-9713  0CEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  Custom   built   cabinetry   for  home and office  KITCHEN SPECIALISTS  R. BIRKIN ��� 886-2551  Beach  Ave.,   Roberts   Creek  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  MURRAY'S GARDEN  & PET SUPPLIES  LANDSCAPING ��� PRUNING  Gower Point Road  Box 190 ��� Gibsons  Phone 886-2919  FRANK HAY  new president of Gibsons and  area Chamber of Commerce who  is working with a committee  on the possibility of sometime  in June having a power boat  race and demonstration in Gibsons area. It is hoped that it  could be made into ah annual  event.   .  THE GREEN BOOK  To ensure listing in the department of travel industry's  Tourist Directory (Green Book)  tourist operators will henceforth be obliged to pulblish rates.  'This will materially aid the visitor in planning his trip to British Columbia and further enhance the usefulness of the  Green Book which has now  reached a circulation of about  750,000 copies annually.'  Brochure out  for sr. homes  The Sunshine Coast Senior  .Citizens Housing society is  .making its appeal for cash and  pledges from -all those who  .would share in doing something  for those people from Egmoni  to Port Mellon who would bene-  iit from living in a lovely community enterprise.  The board of directors has  .sent out the brochures for distribution through the post of-  iices plus a personal appeal  to many who live in other centres. Already, a numlber have  sent donations without waiting  to be asked.  It is suggested that the directions given in the brochure  should be followed. If any one  does not have a brochure, they  should ask for one at the post  office. All givers are reminded that they may make a contribution through the bank of  their choice if they so desire.  No gift will be too small, no  gift will be too large and the  same applies to the pledges.  Every cent which comes in cuts  down on the interest payment.  Receipts will be sent out for  income  tax purposes.  Reciprocity was a fighting  word back in 1911 and still is  when shop at home campaigns  are mentioned. The more you  spend at home the more your  own community can progress.  NOW AVAILABLE  $1,000 PROVINCIAL  GRANTS FOR PEOPLE  BUILDING OR BUYING  NEW HOMES  A Provincial Grant of $1,000 is now offered on the  acquisition of a new home, construction of which was  started on or after the Provincial Budget date of  February 9,1968. To qualify for this Grant, you  must satisfy the following conditions:  1. You must be the first occupant of the home for which application is made.  2. You must have been a resident of British Columbia for at least one year immediately preceding the date of completion of construction of your new home, or of  entry into a binding contract for the purchase of your newly-built home.  "3. The home must be one which is purchased for occupancy by yourself - and you  must certify that you intend the home to be your place of residence for at least  5 years.  4�� If you have previously received any Home-owner's or Home-acquisition grants,  you must deduct the total of these from the $1,000. You may receive only the  difference.  You may apply for the Grant by writing to the Eligibility Committee, Parliament  Buildings, Victoria, British Columbia; or to any Provincial Government Agent.  GOVERNMENT OF THE  PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE  HON. W. A. C. BENNETT, P.C., Premier and Minister of Finance  G. S. BRYSON, Deputy Minister of Finance 8        Coast News, May 2, 1968.  apans pressures  GORDON H.  BUTLER  of Granthams is holding this  beauty after tussling with it at  what is generally known as the  hole off Gospel Rock. It is a  30 lb. salmon and it was caught  on Friday of last week. These  days boats have been plying  their way to various fishing  spots,   hoping for  the best.  The annual Thank Offering  Luncheon of Giibsons UCW was  attended foy 54, in the Christian Education Hall, which had  been decorated in a Japanese  theme. Rev. T. Mitsui, guest  speaker, repeated that the task  of every Christian is to be the  light of the world and the salt  of the earth. Be a Christian  Wherever you are. Japan has  broken with the past image.  There are little of the old customs and superstitions, etc.,  and about 85% of the young  people have no religion.  The economic growth has been  tremendous but has increased  pressures by world competition,  as well as needful education  for superior jobs, and this intensive competition leaves no  room for religion. The ratio of  Christians is 1 to 135, that is  church members, but, the one  has become a cell member in  his community and presbytery  has set up a school for industrialized religion,     where    one  Christian ,. can speaky; to the  workers at their lunch hour.  This is the big hope for religian  in Japan.  A short business meeting was  held to ratify the appointment  of Mrs. Teddy Benson, as manse  representative; to get the consent of UCW to cater to June  wedding, and that the UCW invite Mr. T. Anderson to speak  in May, moved by Mrs. Cameron, seconded by.Miss F. Grant  that these bev accepted. Mrs. E.  Forbes announced the nomination of Mrs. J. Dowdlie as  membership chairman, Mrs.; M.  Inglis and Mrs. Y. Boyd as  supply and welfare. Mrs. E.  Flack moved the acceptance,  seconded Mrs. J, Warwick.  One announcement, that UCW  had received approval of use  of the Christian Education Hall  on Saturdays, use of which  must be cleared with Mrs. J.  Dowdie 886^2263. After a collection was taken, Mrs. Prittie sang Thanks be to God.  EVERY LADY NEEDS: SOME BODY     y  . ��� ������    ��� ���      .���. ������ ���( ���  . Try our Beautiful Natural Body Perms  also Regular and Custom Penms and  Color  ���  Our  Cuts  are  Shear  Magic  Gibson Girl Beauty Salon  GIBSONS VILLAGE~Ph. 886-2120 (on Water Front)  We sell  & service  GLAMOKOUS WIGS   &  HAIRPIECES  Sechel! News  Honoring Mrs. Alice Amelia  French on the occasion of her  ibirthday, Mrs. Jack Whaites entertained at a small dinner par-  (By MARIE FIRTH)  was held at the home of Mrs.  Dave Hayward on April 23 with  a good attendance and several  newcomers to the group. Those  ty.   Guests  included Miss Mar-     present, included Mrs.   S.  Bry-  garet Mellish and Miss Margar-'    ant, W. Copping, T. Sigouin, J.  et Greig from Vancouver, and    Whaites,   E.   Montgomery,   V.'  Miss Rita Relf of Redrooffs., Shuttleworth,   A.   Redman,   A.  Guests of Mr. and Mrs. W.J.     French,  F.  Espley,  D.  McCal-  May egg price  drop possible  Both  chicken and egg prices  may rise, though  eggs will go . _.....  lower in early May,  according    Mayne   during   the  past  week,     lum, E. Thompson, A; Williams,  to the May Food Outlook prepared by CDA's Economics  Branch.  Beef ��� with adequate supplies little change in prices is  expected.  Pork ��� Prices may rise moderately as slaughter supplies  decline seasonally.  Eggs ��� Prices will reach a  low in early May and rise thereafter.  Chicken ��� Broiler prices will  be firm to stronger due to the  seasonal rise in demand.  Turkey ��� Prices for broiler  and medium weight turkeys  may be up due to reduced  marketings and a stronger demand. Because of large stocks,  prices of heavy weight turkeys  will likely remain low.  Apples ��� With an above-  average supply of apples from  Controlled Atmosphere storage  and a strong demand, prices  will Jbe fair to rising.  Onions ��� Canadian grown  supplies are below average and  will be suppliemented by imports but prices will move higher.  Potatoes ��� With sluggish  movement and larger imports  prices win remain weak in the  east but stronger in the west.  were oldtime friends of Sechelt,  Miss Bessie Jamiesonand Miss  Ella Jamieson.  Word has foeen received aibout  two old timers from Sechelt  who are patients in Shaughnessy Hospital. Mr. W. Elliott will  ibe remembered for the wonderful flower shows that he and the  late William Allen and W.  Youngson sponsored each year  in the Legion Hall. Mr. Elliott  was also the founder of the Bethel Baptist Church and its  first pastor, and was also the  Chaplain of the Sechelt Branch  140,   Canadian Legion.  Mr.   Stewart  Killick  will  be  rememibered as the brother of  the  late Mrs.  E.  E.  Redman,  and at one time was a partner  with his nephew,' Mr. Jack-Redman  in   the   grocery  business  when it was located in theiwild-  ing now occupied t>y the C-iain  Saw Centre. The climbing rose  growing on the dividing fence  on  the  new  Library property  was planted (by Stewart Killick  in 1930 from a small root taken  from the waterfront property of  Mr. and Mrs. W. Thomson, long  since passed1 on, which ds now  the home of Mr. Syd Redman.  The monthly meeting of the  St.   Hilda's   Church   committee  was held last week at the home  N. Franklin, D. Erickson, M. A.  Shaw, C. Jackson, M. Merrick,  A. Batchelor, G. McDonald, L.  Stannard, C. Critchell, R. Lay-  cock and granddaughter Michelle iroim Williams L.fee, arid  Miss E. Ormrod. Regrets were  also received from several  others unable to attend.  Gamma .IJhi Beta camp, West  Sechelt, was bustling with activity this past weekend when 11  girls, members of the C.G.I.T.  jJKnox United Church, were up,  f accompanied foy their Leader,  Mrs. Wan. Wallace, and assistant leader, Mrs. S. Kennett.  The girls are all from grade 9  of Lord Byng and Kitsilano high  schools.  Visiting Mr. and Mrs. William  McGregor, also of Gamma, _Phi  Beta Camp, were Mrs. J. Clarke  and son Stephen from Point  Grey.  Canon and Mrs. M. Swan left  on the first leg of their three  month trip to Europe on April  25. They are planning on stopping off in Toronto to visit Mrs.  Swan's ^mother and then contin-  ing their trip in May. They will  toe visiting in England and most  of the European countries foe?  fore returning home in August.  WILLIAM (BILL) WISHLOW  Hotel under  new manager  Fifteen     years    in the hotel  "business, 10  of,    which     were  spent      as     proprietor   of   the  f Haney  hotel,   is  the  record  of  William (Bill)  Wishlow and his  .". wife Irene who have taken over  the Peninsula hotel, four miles  west of Gibsons.  The  Wishlows   were   held   in  high regard by    the .'. business  community of Haney where they  maintained a well run modern  ^hostelry.  * Plans for redecorating and  extensive alterations to Peninsula Hotel including reearpet-  ing throughout are already in  the planning stage. One of the  first major .jobs will be the  refurnishing of the beverage  rooms., ���   . ''���'/, '���;  Regular dining  room  service  with  hours   from   9  a.m.   to   8  p.m. is already in practice and  the   new   proprietor   has   plans,  /for     eventually,    enlarging^ the  "dining area, with a view to encouraging banquets  and. dinner  meetings, as well as the regular  mealtime  trade.   This   was  a feature of the service offer-  i ed by, their hotel at Haney.'  Y; The Wishlows are the parents  _ of two  daughters,  Phyllis  arid  Nayada Lynn.        Y  ���   Bowling;   curling   a^efavor-  ite ��� pastimes  but  the hew proprietor     of     the     hotel     will  forego these in the interests of  .business. He is -looking forward  with anticipation to the opening'  of the .Sunshine Coast,JGolf and  Country Cluib, where Jie hopes  to get out and swing a; club.  WATCH THOSE FIRES  British Columbia's 1968 forest  fire,; season goes into effect on  May 1st and will continue in  force for six months until the  end of October, L. F. Swannell,  chief forester of the B.C. Forest Service, announces.  7 Y^Y.^^^^i^^.0 Y  If you are Interested in target shooling or in learning to shoot Gibsons Rod and Gun Club with all facSSlL  ties, has 2 evenings a week open to women, or women  and escorts.  Anyone interested phone 886-9835, with a view to  meeting Friday evening for discussion  a  Tomatoes and Cucumbers ���    of Mrs. Bea Rankin, Selma Park  Hothouse production is coming  to a peak in southern Ontario  and B.C. and prices may  weaken slightly.  Rutabagas ��� Domestic supplies are adequate and prices  are lower than last year.  with Rev. Barry Jenks presiding. The ��� Parish picnic will ibe  held again at Cooper's Green^  Redrooffs, following the morning church service, on a date  in June to be announced.  The monthly Friendship Tea  Flow station sought  fASHION NEWS  A dummy in your house?  A  dressmaker's    dumimy    makes  sewing   simpler   and   fitting   a  cinch. You'll even want to try  draping your own desibns. The  adjustable  type   is  most practical    if    your    measurements  change with the seasons. A fafb-  ric covering helps to hold pins  in place during fittings.  ..Feather a collar for your new  theatre   suit   or   dress.   Chanel  likes the look of snow-white coq  feathers preening at the throat  of   her  white   quilted   brocade  suit ���luxurious  coquetry.  Buy  your feathers by  the yard or  individually at a millinery shop.  The big three are: Ostrich, Coq  and Egrette.  ..A real timesaver ��� chain-  stitching. Unlock the thread end  an_[ Pull. Zip! It's undone in a  second. Perfect for toasting trial  fittings, putting growth tucks in  kiddies' togs. Chainstitching has  more give than regular machine stitching, so use it for  sewing knits and stretch fabrics.  It's stronger too, great for  seams with a lot of strain. The  thread chain alone makes ready  belt carriers, French tacks, button loops. Just one of the features of Singer's Touch and  Sew machine.  Assistance will be sought  from the federal government  through Hon. Jack Davis, minister without portfolio, for the  installation of a flow control  gauge in Chapman Creek.  This was arranged at last  Friday night's meeting of the  Sunshine. Coast Regional District board director^ on advice of Dayton and Knight, wa-;  ter consultants for the Regional District and Gibsons village.  Martin Dayton is  opinion that Chapman Creek  will be the chief water source  for the area in years to come  and is seeking to have official  recording of water flow in that  area.  What is   required   will   be   a  al board should continue on the  basis of no cost to the health  unit- Earlier it was thought the  unit .by April 1 would either  have an inspector for the region or would have funds available to continue the present cooperation onr .a paying b��sis.  The Regional Board is, placed  in the position of maintaining  supervision over septic tanks  for the Health unit, otherwise  septic tank work would be slow-  of"thTe ���d up consi-lera'bIy- The board  decided it would continue under  duress tout will maintain correspondence with the department  until a solution is found. The  issue will be -brought up at the  next meeting of the Health unit.  In the meantime the department  will be toilied to keep the matter  metering station and an on the    before the attention of the unit  spot survey of the area for such    and department  a station has resulted in an  estimate of aibout $9,000 for a  complete installation.  Maintaining    that    renaming  Skookumchuk   Park   the   John  Giibsons area Farmers Institute has asked the Regional  board to keep a close watch on  the retention of access roads to  waterfront lake areas as there  HOWE SOUND 5, 10, 15 CENT STORE  For  All  Your   SEWING NEEDS,   SIMPLICITY  PATTERNS  Gibsons ��� Ph.  886-9852  GILMORE'S VARIETY SHOP  SEWING NEEDS, BUTTERICK PATTERNS���Sechelt, Ph. 885-9343  Dunlop park in memory of the has been a considerable amount  late John Dunlop would not de- of land purchases in such, areas  tract   from   the   Skookumchuk Copies of the board's policy will  proper,   directors will  ask the be sent to the institute and the  provincial    parks    department three rod and gun clubs. Pres-  minister to reconsider his view ent access roads must foe main-  that such a change would not tained,  such  as  logging roads  be suitable.  It was  argued it  TASELLA SHOPPE  FOR YOUR YARDGOODS ��� Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9331  D. 6. DOUGLAS VARIETY & PAINTS  McCall's Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies  Sunnycrest Plaza,  Gibsons ��� Ph.  886-2615  would   not   detract   from   the  Skookumchuk.  The  board  is   continuing  its  claim  that the Coast-Garibaldi  Health U_dt should recompense  the Regional Board for its use  of the founding inspector-for inspection of septic tanks. Dr. P.  J. Reynolds, health unit director is of the opinion the region-  Hi-C AT SERVICE  Last Sunday evening the Hi-C  club attended the joint church  service of Anglican and United  Church congregations in Gibsons United church. Miss Pam  Boyes sang a solo and Miss  Lorna Sneddon spoke on the Hi-  C conference.  Glad Tidings Tabernacle  Gibsons  Pastors Lou and Marion Peters and Pastor  Joshua (African pastor) from Uganda. East Africa  Sunday May 5  at  11 a.m. and 7 p.m.  Glllb, bloop,gurgle,gurg,gur..:stopped? You'll  find PLUMBING CONTRACTORS fast in thp  YELLOW PAGES. Where your fingers do the walking.  Boating Season Ahead  and You'll be well Ahead with a . . .  1968 CHRYSLER  OUTBOARD  Models from 3 Vi fo 105 H.P.  Aluminum Boats & Boating Accessories  Chain Saw Centre  J Cowrie St., SECHELT��� Ph. 885-9626

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