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 Provincial Library,  Victoria* B. C*  SERVING   THE  GROWING   SUNSHINE   COAST  Publisheo at Gibsons, B.C.  *��� i  Phone 886-2622  Volume 21  Number   31,   Aug.   15,   1968.  10c per copy  Visitors  Where to Stay  OLE'S COVE RBORT  &  DINING  ROOM  Ph.  885-2046  Sunshine "Coast Highway   "  BLUE SKY MOTEL  Ph. 885-9987  Davis Bay on the Waterfront  COZY COURT MOTEL  Ph. 885-9314   ���.  '- -Inlet Avenue���-"Sechelt *  %.    HADDOCK'S  CABANA  MARINA  Ph. 883-2248 ��� Madeira Park  HllflOTEL  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2401 .  Gower .-Point .Road ,;���  JOLLY ROGER INN  Dining Lounge;  Secret Coye'.-'-r Ph. 885-9998  PENlMSUi HOTEL y  :r  Dining Room ��� All Facilities  . Sunshine Coast Highway  Ph. 886-2472  CEDARS MOTEL  and DINING LOUNGE  Sunshine Coast Highway  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9815  B0NNIFBR00K CAMP  & TRAILER PARK  Gower Point ��� PhV 886-2_87  sounds alarm;  8 flee flames In nl  Martin Higgs,. tugboat. captain  gave. Gibsonites a jarring awakening about 3 a.m. Thursday-  morning when long blasts on  his tugboat horn- sounded an  alarm which was quickly followed by a general fire alarm.  ,.,-.. Many residents rose to see  what   was   causing   the   distur-  -������,bahce and their ; sleep quickly  dissolved when a raging fire  was noted at Cozy Corner, off  ��� Marine. Drive at the north: end  - of the r village, ''��������� Y-  ;.Mr! Higgs was about to leave  to pick up a tow in Davis Bay  area: when he saw the blazing  ���*:;-_*���  Senior grand aggregate winner" at 'this' year's Sunshine  Coast Fall Fair held F>iday,  Saturday and on Sunday with a  horse show,, was Mrs. 7 Emily  7. Stroshein of Wilson Creek. This  is her second year's victory in  fair grand -aggregates. She. was  awarded the coast News silver  tray trophy.  Runner-up was Mrs^ Celia  -Stroshein who won the second  prize, a gift certificate awarded  by thie.; T. Eaton company.  " Junior aggregate winner was  Juanita Chamberlin who cleaned  home. It was occupied by eight  people, Mrs. V. Abrams and  three of her four children, also  two ' grandchildren; Jack Fit-  che.tt, who lived in the lower  section .and Brian Mcintosh, 17,  a boarder. .���;.--  Noting the danger . to other  homes close to the flames CpL  L. W; Biggerman. ROMP assisted by volunteers aroused as  many as they could find- as  quickly as possible. Neighbors  looked after youngsters and  older, people until danger was  "definitely  over. -'*. /  Mrs.   Abrams   said  she   was  up   in   various - departments  in  which juniors took part..'.'������*  Winners of the door," prizes  were Mrs. Sheila Kitson, No.  334.409 and 488^301 unclaimed  junior prize for Saturday, Glen  Stubbs, No. 448,318 and Brian  McKenzie, No. 334,560, junior  winner. The " unclaimed junior  prize can be collected from the  secretary.  Diie to hot weather and the  fair being one week early this  year, the.attendance was not up  to last' year, a trend which has  been noted at other fair's in the  lower mainland area. .  Where tm Eat  PA COFFEE BAR  & BILLIARD HALL  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9344  Opposite the Bus Depot r  CALYPSO CAPE      '"  & DINING ROOM  Ph. 885-9769.  On the Waterfront ��� Sechelt  BRIAN'S DRIVE-INN  Open 11  a.m.  tO'12:30 a.m.  On  Highway ��� Gibsons  Ph. 886-2433  PENINSULA DRIVE-IN  & DINING ROOM  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2311  Entertainment  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Sunnycrest ��� Gibsons  886-2827���Show Starts 8 p.m.  See entertainment  Classified  Column  Budget lime held  Trustee W.P. Malcolm reported to the- school board at its  regular "���meeting Thursday evening last week that board spending; by the budget was well  within the budget limit and that  no   over   spending   was   worth  noting. "'������...  He also announced that from  previous referenda about $30,000  remained unspent and that he  hoped the board would be able  to use this source of cash.  Trustee Sheila Kitson reported [ on Yrneetings with Sechelt  Elementary school and other  officials on the proposed building program there. The plan  for expansion calls for the ac-.  commodation of about 600  pupils. In the meantime to help  out, four portables from Gibsons area will be moved and  erected at Sechelt at a cost of  about $3,000. This will take  care of the situation until new  buildings would be ready.  Negotiations will continue with  Sechelt Indian band and the department of Indian Affairs concerning the acquisition of Indian  land in Sechelt for a proposed  new secondary school. It is understood   the   referendum   now  being prepared for presentation  will include only land purchase  money and not the cost of the  school. The referendum will be  chiefly for money to cover expansion  of  Sechelt  Elementary  school'." ' '" ""'.' '"' v","/'--- ���"-  ; With Mason and Porpoise Bay  roads now paved it was suggested by Trustee Leo Johnson  that perhaps it would be simpler to accommodate the-now  closed Halfmoon Bay pupils at  West Sechelt school with possibly some of the higher grades  attending  Sechelt  school.  Principle   W: L.   Reid   of  Sechelt Elementary school reported that come time during late  July  a  radio  and school petty  cash of between $20 and $25 was  removed  from   the   school.   No  visible   means. of  forceful   en.  trance was noted. Board members   suggested. that   such   an  amount of cash should not have  been left at the school. At that  period there were men working  inside   and   outside   the   school  buildings.  Remedial elementary summer  classes drew 96 pupils and the  average attendance was 86 per-  fent. While the classes did not  pay for themselves, income being $960 against expenditure of  $1,575, including four teacher  salaries, board members thought  the project worthwhile. Reading  and arithmetic were chief subjects.  The board also learned that  adult education revenue totalled  $6,500 for the past school year  with a teacher payroll of close  to    $7,000    plus    $3,000    other  expenses.  Y awakened by a crackling sound  Y* and on looking around could see  Ythe glow of fire. She immediate-  .���'-!:-ly went to the bedrooms of the  /youngsters, roused them and,  7as she said, behaving like little  7< soldiers, they marched out be-  Y hind  her in  their  nightclothes.  : ..By   this   time    neighbors    had  ^appeared   and   she   asked   that  7 ; they get to Jack Fitchett who  > had quarters at the lower level.  ; He too escaped in nightclothes  only,  unable  to grab  anything.  I Later    Fire    Chief    Bill    Scott  ^rummaging in the debris found  ; Jack's   wallet   and  keys  under  (Continued on Page 6)  <-. <���  Vegetable entries suffered  somewhat, as well as fruits, but  the cooking, sewing, handicrafts  arid other sections did fairly  well under the circumstances.  Amusements outsider the fair  hall were well patronized and  the youngsters had a gala, time  of it on the three rides  An interesting attraction  which could be expanded for  future years was the display of  maps showing what had been  done and was being planned for  the Civic grounds improvement  scheme, the sewage project and  also the harbor scheme.  The layouts did more than  what.the printed word could do.  They gave a graphic picture of  the area involved and with well  defined lines showed what was  proposed.  A good many people checked  the sewage proposal and found  it to be informative, giving  them a better picture of what  was intended. .    \  Gibsons Rod and Gun club  also had a good exhibit with  members of the club on deck  each day explaining the objectives of the club.  Bill Malyea, as master of  ceremonies for the entire fair  period, introduced Hon. Mrs.  Isabel Dawson, Mayor and Mrs.  William Swain of Sechelt and  acting Mayor Wally Peterson of  Gibsons'who extended greetings  to all at the official opening.  Mrs.^Berriice Chamberlin and  the July 1 Celebration Queen  Lee of Gibsons were also remembered when corsages were  pinned on the honored guests.  Eric Prittie, president of the  Farmers' Institute wished the  fair well thus paving the way  for Mrs. G. Corlett, oldest member of the Fall Fair committee  to cut the ribbon guarding the  entry to 'the fair.  On entering the hall one could  not .help but examine the fine  painting of Gibsons by Kathleen  Wells of Gibsons which had  been presented to Hon. Mrs.  Dawson ! earlier. 'Mrs.- Dawson".  has announced that it will hang  in her office at Victoria.  CAPT. MARTIN HIGGS  A mess!  Mayor. Fred   Feeney   looked  -over -the garbage- situation on  the wharf and- marina area at  Gibsons Monday and wondered.  He   wondered .whether  putting  'fourYgarfoage"' containers in the  areaf w��s"enpugh: So he exam-  ' in'ed   the   four   containers   and  found   one   was'"full- and   the  -other three empty. Yet garbage  ^ was stre\vh alt over the place.  '. He is giving. some thought to  the idea that signs spotted here  'and^thexeidirjecting^-to-'th'e garbage might have some effect.  The containers are available but  the garbage must be carried to  them. There is no cleanup man  available.  g"  Remember the fun produced last year arid the year before with  log rolling at the Volunteer Firemen's water sports day at the  Municipal beach in Gibsons?  There wil be log rolling again this year and with the naturally  rising shoreline at the beach there will be plenty of room for all  landlubbers to watch without getting their feet wet.  The varied log rolling events provide considerable fun and also  bring out the stamina of the contestants, particularly in the dunking  competitions.  The big day will start at about 11 a._n. with swim races for  the younger element which will wind-up towards late afternoon  with the loggers taking over and showing their.wares. First event  on the card will be the annual (long distance swim from Keats  Island to the Municipal beach. Brian Thicke won it last year and  his time was 35 minutes. An effort will be made to beat that time  this year. .  Pancakes on Ausf. 24  The. Sunshine Coast Kiwanis  club is '��� holding its annual Pancake Supper and boat draw on  Saturday, August 24. on the  Government wharf  at  Gibsons.  This event takes place on, the  eve prior to the Vancouver Sun  Salmon Derby and each year,  more and more boat owners  are coming, into Gibsons to be  in the heart of the salmon fishing area for an early start on'  Derby day.  In addition to the Pancake  supper, plans have been made  for. a free public dance on the  wharf and to climax the evening a draw will be .made for a  uimraiimnnunimiinuiuinn!uiiminuiuuiuiiiuitoii\i!��iiiunni!  HER VOICE A WINNER  14 ft. pleasure boat, with 20 hp  motor and trailer. Tickets are  now on sale and can be ob-  tainted from any. Kiwanian and  will be on sale right up until the  draw for the boat is made at  11:30 p.m. on August 24.  In view of the ever increasing  number of people, attending the  pancake fry, permission has  been obtained to use the complete facilities of the government wharf. Public co-operation  is requested in removing all  vehicles from the wharf and  approach ramp prior to noon  August 24.  Lyn Vernon won $1000 in the  Merola Program in San Francisco for the voice with the  most promise. This is. an annual event. There were 29 on  the program. ��� She will leave  September 2 for London and  . Switzerland for further studies  in the field of opera.  *,"'iuiiiiu,innwiiwiiiiuu!r,\i!miiiiiiiiii��iiniiini\��ui:,inn��imiii)  Complaints are accumulating  over the bus situation at Langdale Ferry terminal which now  forces people not travelling beyond Langdale on the bus to  leave the bus on the ferry, walk  off, then walk the distance to  car parks.  In the past the bus would  leave the traffic lane and park  to allow Langdale passengers  and those meeting cars on the  parking lot to get off there. 2       Coast News, Aug. 15, 1968.  Why marriages fail!  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.  Subscription Rates: $3 per year, $1.W for six months. United  States and foreign, $4.50 per year.  UH_HM��n^^  Time for a change?  Fall Fairs held in hot summer weather are apparently having  their troubles. A good miariy of them this year report a falling  away of interest. The fact that the Sunshine Coast Fall Fair was  held a week earlier coupled with hot weather could be a very  good reason.  Inclusion of the word fall in the title of the fair organization is  somewhat misleading as the fall is usually September weather and  then the actual start of the fall season does not come until Sept. 15..  Perhaps if the tfall fair aspect was dropped and it became the  Sunshine Coast Annual Exhibition it might open the doors to something interesting. Usually the word exhibition has been applied to  larger centre events. Perhaps the time has come when the concept  ���of. a fair and exhibiition become completely synonymous regardless  of the size of the event.7  Even if the Sunshine Coast Fall Fair did change to being an  exhibition it would still have trouble finding accommodation in September. Once school has opened the use of school buildings is out.  We do need either fair or exhibition grounds and buildings. It is  something local organizations could work on.  A warning: REGISTER!  Next week's Issue of the Coast News will contain an advertisement of interest to voters in the Sunshine Coast school district area.  It will draw to their notice the fact they are required to register  their names if they want to vote on school matters.. There will be  three categories which can register for voting purposes .owner-  electors, residenke_ectors and tenant-electors.  The advertisement will contain the required information to  allow individuals to make up their minds as to the category in  which they fall.  This editorial is written not to fill space but to acquaint the  many, many folk who during the regional college vote last March  found themselves unable to cast a vote because they had not  registered.  This registration costs nothing except a little time. It becomes  of value to you when an issue comes up and you feel you should  express your opinion on it. It would not be an exaggeration to say  that most of the people who found they were not on the voters list  had more to gain by being listed than many of those who were  listed.  The three age groups in the area reveal the 20 to 54 year olds  as being the chief group with the younger element to 19 coming  second with 2626 and the oldsters third with 1175.  So. the message is: If you want to vote, register.  COAST NEWS  5-10-20 YEARS AGO  FIVE YEARS AGO  July, 1963 was moist with  3.46 inches falling during seven  days. On the wettest day 1.48  inches fell. High temperature  was 75 and low 45.  The architect's sketch of the  new Bank of Montreal building  in Gibsons was on display, Ted  Henniker,   manager  announces.  Mermaid Queen Nadine Gant  was chosen to officially open  the Gibsons Volunteer Firemen's  sports day August 25.  Tenders have been called for  the construction of a nurses  home for St. Mary's Hospital,  Sechelt.  10 YEARS AGO  Weather reports for July reveal that no rain fell at all during that month. Highest temperature during the month was  93.7 degrees and the lowest  48.7. Cloud cover amounted to  34 percent.  Tenders have been called by  the federal department of public works for the breakwater to  be erected as an extension to  the present wharf.  The Sunshine Coast Fall Fair  opened August 15 with entries  coming close to the 500 mark.  The HSP Employees' Charity  Fund disbursed $500 to organ-,  izations involved in non-profit  charity work in the area.  20 YEARS AGO  Bob MacNicol has resigned  his position with the Canadian  Legion provincial command.  Both he and Mrs. MacNicol will  reside in Gibsons.  To accommodate pupils,  school rooms have been arranged in Gibsons Community hall,  the Legion hall, and a room  in the High school basement.  Indications point to a full house  when school starts.  Parking limitations were discussed by Gibsons council resulting in no parking on the  water side of the highway also  no parking at the United church  corner.  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lueken  have sold their home in Vancouver and will move into a  Wilson   Creek   home.  Credit for  fur farmers  Long-term credit for fur farmers is announced by Agriculture minister J.J. Greene.  Through an amendment to the  Farm Credit Act regulations,  the definition of farming has  been expanded to include the  raising of fur-bearing animals,  thus making fur farmers eligible for loans from the Farm  Credit Corporation.  The decision to make this  credit available, said Mr.  Greene, was taken after a detailed survey of the mink-farming industfy by corporation  officials, with the cooperation of  the Canada Mink Breeders' association.  The minister noted the importance of the industry for export as well as domestic markets. He indicate! that the provision of long-term credit was  intended to strengthen the position of Canadian producers in a  very competative business.  By Dr. ALFRED J. PRINCE  Dr. Prince is associate"  professor of sociology at  Eastern Washington State  College, where he directs  the undergraduate social  work program. He is an ex- ^  perienced family and marriage counsellor and has  done extensive research into  family problems.  Another hazard to marital  success is intermarriage or  considerable and significant  differences between mates in  such factors as religion, race,  cultural background and economic level. These unions are  considered mixed marriages  from a sociological point of  view. Although many do sue- ���:���  ceedj, studies show that the  chances of a successful marriage are decreased when lines  of religion, race, ethnic and  social class are crossed. Wide  gaps between marriage partners  in these areas can create  special problems and extra  hazardousness.  of law  (By a Practicing Lawyer)  Copyright applied foi  Canada's constitution is in  the news a great deal lately  and many persons have made  enquiries revolving around the  division of law-making powers  between the federal and provincial governments. The question with regard to any particular subject, for example, crime  or sale of land, is which government may pass laws on it ���  the national government at Ottawa, or the particular provincial government concerned?.  Canada's basic constitutional  document is the British North  America act which is simply  an act of the British parliament  which came into force 100 years  ago. This act, or statute, divided responsibility between the  federal government and provincial governments as they were  set up at the time. The three  colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia  and New Brunswick were federally united and divided into  the four provinces of Ontario,  Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New  Brunswick and, of course, six  other provinces have joined  since.  Some countries have only one  government for the entire country, for example, France, New  Zealand, or Great Britain (if  we ignore the limited law making power of Northern Ireland  and the Isle of Man.) Other  countries are loose groups of  states with their own governments and a central government to deal with such common affairs as national defence  and foreign affairs, each individual state having the power  to declare itself independent.  The Soviet Union is, in theory,  such a country. A third type  of government falls in the middle with law making power  'divided and individual provin-  c^s or states not having the  legal power to secede from the  union. Examples are the U.S.A.,  Australia, West Germany and  Canada.  In Canada, the provincial governments may make laws on  property and civil rights, direct  taxation only, the setting up of  the provincial courts, municipal  affairs, land and all matters of  a local nature.  The federal government may  make laws on foreign affairs,  national defence, money and  banking, crime, divorce and  many other subjects including  all matters for the peace, order arid good government of  Canada ��� a sort of catch-all  to cover the items not mentioned.  Neither government can make  laws on the subjects assigned  to the other. The courts decide  whether the government in  question has exceeded its power regarding any particular  statute, and, over the years  they have declared numerous  statutes invalid; one such statute being the anti-margarine  legislation which plagued the  B.C. housewife for so many  years.  Unrealistic expectations of  what marriage can bring in  terms of interpersonal fulfillment plus undue emphasis on  the romantic motif can also  jeopardize a marriage. "The  dream of romantic ecstasy,  effortlessly sustained in marriage," writes one authority,  "has supplanted in our time  the age-old quest for the philosopher's stone; which, it was i  believed, would transform base  metal into gold."  'Marriage is a rewarding relationship. -But it cannot insure  complete happiness. It cannot  bring relief from all frustrating  experiences. It is not the panacea for all our problems. What  marriage delivers is strictly dependent on what husband and  wife biring to it in terms of  enlightened understanding and  sustained effort.  Husbands and wives who  hoped to find paradise in the  married state; comments one  authority,: put the blame on their  partners, . and conclude that  they have made a mistaken  choice. Sometimes, no doubt,  they have. But at least as often  they have asked more than was  reasonable of an average  human being.  Unrealistic and childlike expectations of what marriage  can bring in terms of personal  happiness and fulfillment can  result only in frustration and  early discontent with the marriage. Marriage, avers one  writer, suffers most from our  regarding it as a failure when  it falls below a perfect score.  Lastly, the importance of  parenthood as a binding force  in marriage has often been un-  derestimated. A child can intensify the attachment of husband  and wife to each other and  deepen their mutual regard and  affection, children in the home  can contribute to parents an  increase in the range and complexity of family interaction, an  expansion of family interests,  emotional satisfactions of lifelong duration, and insight into  the true meaning of life.  This is not to imply that  having children is the way to  insure marital happiness or to  solidify a marriage. Most married couples do, in fact, have  children ��� 8 put of every 10  couples. However, whether parenthood will be a binding force  in marriage will depend, in  large measure, on whether the  /Cioujple's preprarenttial ife^ation-  ship is characterized by love  and understanding. If this situation is not present, then, in all  likelihood, the net impact of  parenthood will be negative.  The above factors, briefly reviewed, are, in the opinion of  most authorities, some of the  major hazards to marriage and  family success.  Why do so many marriages  end in separation and divorce?  Why are so many others rocked  by constant conflict and quarreling? What are some of the  chief hazards to marriage and  family success?  One major hazard to marital  happiness is marrying too  young. The average age at  which young people marry in  the United States has been declining for the last half century.  In 1890, the typical groom was  22, the typical bride 20.  Today more than half of all  girls have married by the .time  they reach 20. Over "half of all  males' who marry do so before  their 23rd birthday. Thus, at the  age when young people reach  their majority, half of then-  are already married.  There are many reasons why  the age of marriage is low in  the United States. Certainly  going steady at a young age  motivates early marriage. To  this one must add the factor of  the country's economic growth  which makes it relatively easy  for young people to find jobs so  that a period of saving before  marriage is not regarded as important as it was a century ago.  Some of these marrying youngsters are also able to receive  .financial help from their  parents. In addition, some  marry young to escape . intolerable home conditions.  It must be remembered too  that many of these early marriages are forced because , of  pregnancy. In fact, between  one-third' to one-half of all  early teen-age marriages involve a premarital pregnancy.  Youthful marriages, of course,  do not automatically fail. Some  no doubt are successful. But  too many early marriages, because of the immaturity of the  couple and other reasons, do not  have a chance for success.  Accumulation of research data  shows clearly that the younger  the age at marriage, the higher  the divorce rate. Indeed, about  half of all divorces in our ��� country; involve those who married  before .their 20th year. One in-  vestiga-drfound that the divorce  jjate,; *of iwotirieh married before  age 18 was three times as high  as for women who married between ages 22-24. Another study  revealed that when both... partners were 16 or younger at the  time of marriage, the divorce  rate was 40,0 percent higher  than for marriages where the  husbands were 20-26 and the  wives 22-24.  uttnttuinuiiuuuuuuuiuuMmnrauiumiuuHuwiuiuuuiuuih.  Photostats  ��� LEGAL DOCUMENTS  ��� TAX PAPERS  ��� LETTERS  ��� MEDICAL CERTIFICATES  and other required papers  can be copied by photostat  Coast News  Ph. 886 2622  N.   Richard  McKibbin  A  PERSONAL  INSURANCE   SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  WHAT A PHARMACIST  MUST   KNOW  - -��� ..    '"..'.���..���"���.     ��� .. '.���������"' ������-,'. *  You have often heard people say that all a  pharmacist has to know when dispensing a prescription is how to count out the already prepared capsules or tablets. This is not true. Pharmacists are taught much more, while attending  a college of pharmacy.  A pharmacist must know the art of compounding /and how to store medicines to preserve  potency. He must know the safe dosage of thousands of drugs. He must know their actions,  uses, and precautians while taking them, and  how to combine them safely with other drugs.  And, he must use this knowledge to check the  safety of every prescription he dispenses.  Your doctor can phone us. when you. need a  medicine. We will constantly endeavor to keen  abreast of the expanding activities in the field  of pharmacy ��� in this pra of great change. We  pledge at all times to be in the position to offer the finest of pharmaceutical services.  KRUSE DRUG STORES LTD.  Rae W. Kruse  Pharmaceutical Chemists & Druggists  Sechelt Gibsons  885-2238 886-2234  Dependability ��� Integrity ��� Personal Service  STORE HOURS -9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ��� FRIDAY 9 a.m. fo 9 p.m.  0PHI Alt DAY WEDNESDAYS  For your protection:  Superstitions and Fears���No advertisement  shall be prepared, pr be knowingly accepted,  which is calculated to exploit the superstitious, or  to play on fears to mislead the consumer into  the purchase of the advertised commodity  or service.  This is just one of the 12 Rules of the Canadian Code of Advertising  Standards which this publication and other media across Canada follow.  If you are interested in a personal copy of the complete Code, please writei  The Advertising Standards Council, Canadian Advertising Advisory Board,  159 Bay Street, Toronto 1, Ontario. ieUn to editor  EDITOR.  Discovery of an old newspaper  called The Peninsula Times recalls to mind a claim made  some time ago that E. Parr  Pearson and others established  the Peninsula Times at Sechelt.  This does not appear to be  borne out by established fact.  The copy of the Peninsula  Times in my possession is dated Tuesday, Nov. 1, 1949. The  editor and publisher was Claude  S. .Hoocfspith and the printing  was done in West Vancouver at  tlhe Lions Gate Times office, if  my memory serves me well.  Gibsons was the ��� home port of  TIRE-RIFIC  Discounts  TIRES FOR ALL VEHICLES  Prices on Request  CARS ��� TRUCKS  OFF-ROAD EQUIPMENT  Will Install on-the-Spot  Call  886-2905  the Peninsula Tames. In those  days E. Parr Pearson, Bill  Sutherland and others were interested in the Coast News  which was then printed at  Powell River. At first the Coast  News had headquarters in Halfmoon Bay, then,at Sedhelt and  later at Gibsons.  Some of the writers for the  Peninsula Times of that period  were Madge Newman, Do Wort-  man and Hazel iC'ritlchell. In  those days it was a free delivery paper to every home between Port Mellon and Halfmoon Bay.  Some of the news stories covered items such as a bylaw to  ban 24 hours parking-in Gibsons, the Gambier Island Taxpayers' association under Francis Drage endeavored to split  the school district into two with  one part covering the islands  only, inclusion of the Headlands area in the village of Gibsons and a mild scarlet fever  epidemic at Sechelt.  The Peninsula Times eventually was taken over by the  Coast News.  I thought this information  might interest you. For a good  number of year's now I have  lived in the White Rock" area  and now called myself ��� A  White-Rocker.  Cliff dwellers  Canada is rapidly becoming  a society of cliff dwellers, according to recent statistics  quoted by Canadian Builder. In  the latest five-year census  period (1961 -1966) reported by  Dominion Bureau of Statistics,  the percentage of single detached dwellings decreased  from 65% to 62% of all occupied  dwellings, while apartments or  flats increased from 25% to  29%. Most of this change can  be accounted for in cities of  500,000 population and over,  Montreal,    Toronto,    Winnipeg,  Coast News, Aug. 151968.       3  and Vancouver, y where Single  detached dwellings are! 42% of  occtipied7 dwellings, and apartments or flats are 48%.  CHIROPRACTIC OmCE  Wed. 12 noon to 5 p.m.  ���   (Later by appointment)  Sat. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Office  will be  closed Wed.,  Aug.   14   and   Sat..  Aug.   17  Post Office Building, Sechelt  Telephone  885-2333  Wedding inVancoiwer  can you make sure your retirement years  will be secure and Tindependent? It's  simple when you plan it that way with a  Great-West retirement income policy.  Select the exact plan that's individually  tailored to your needs. Call:  For further  particulars  write to  BOX 600  GIBSONS  B.C.  Robert E. Lee  TH*  Great-West: Life  ASSURANCE  T"  'AMY  fidi<��mm   *i--"^_____r   *  any  country.  When you make a beer that's enjoyed In  over 60 countries it's got to be good.  Black  Label is!  BOTHWELL ������ EASTERBROOK  St. Joseph's Church, Vancou-7  ver, was tlhe scene of a pretty  wedding when Judy Margaret-  TRose, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  R. L. Easterbrook of Vancouver, became the bride of Mr.  Vincent Bothwell, son of Mr.  and Mrs. Vince Bothwell, of  Gibsons, B.C. Rev. Father  Teague officiated. 7  The bride was charming in  a floor length gown of white  organza and chantdlly lace, with  lily point sleeves and matdhing  train. Her four layer bouffant  veil was Iheld in place with a  headpiece ~of organza flowers.  For something traditionally old  the bride wore her grandmother's dinner ring.  The matron af honor, Mrs.  Teresa Torontino, and bridesmaids Debbie Easterbrook,  Cecile Lavigne, Joan Hoenmans  and flower girl Stacey Easterbrook were gowned alike in  flor length Capri blue silk chiffon over tafetta, with daisy  lace,  and matching headpieces.  Best man was Gunnar Christianson and ushers Gary Reitze,  Lloyd Lavigne and Bill Ayre.  The bride's mother wore a  pink dress with matching accessories and a corsage of white  orchids and pink rosebuds. The  grom's mother wore a pink  dress with matching accessories  and a corsage of white orchids  and pink rosebuds.  Five panel wink  Five-panel Wink wide-angle  mirrors are being installed by  many police departments both  in Canada and the U.S., reports  Progressive Plastics. The mirror, which was a gold-medal  award winner recently as the  most outstanding automotive  safety invention, consists of a  series of five mirrors precisely  set in a glass-filled polystyrene  housing 3 feet long, 2V_ inches  in height and V/n inches deep  mounted to the inside of a car's  roof at the top of the'  windshield.  The mirror glass is an antiglare type bedded in an adhesive which holds the glass in  place if it should be shattered  by a sharp blow, such as a  driver's or pessenger's head.  The mirrors are made in Agin-  court, Ontario, by FuMview  Mirror Company, which is currently completing arrangements  for a sports car model and a  four-panel model for compact  cars.  WANTED  Used furniture or what  Bave you  WE BUT BEER  BOTTLES  AL'S USD tUHilTURE  GIImm-s - 886-28121  A reception was held at the  Gai Paree with Mr. Erick Larson as toastmasfer.'  For her honeymoon trip to  San Francisco and Reno, the  bride chose a blue suit with  white fox fur cuffs and white  accessories and a corsage of  white orchids and pink rosebuds. The couple will live in  Gibsons.  Cut of town giiesrs were Bev.  Bothwell, Williams Lake; Dan  Bothwell, Mission; Mr. and  Mrs. J. Bodner and sons, Lillooet; Mr. Wayne Easterbrook,  Tofino; Clare Christianson, Mr.  and Mrs. T. Maxfield, Mrs. F.  Craven, Mr. ��� and Mrs. W. Hutchins, Mrs. J. Reiter, Mr. and  Mrs. J. Bothwell, Mr. and Mrs.  Shepherd,  Gibsons.  NOTICE  R. S. Rhodes  Doctor of Optometry  204 Vancouver Block  Vancouver, B.C.  Announces he will be in Sechelt  MONDAY, AUG. 19  For an appointment for eye  examination phone  Sechelt  Beauty Parlor 885-2818  If anyone desires any adjustment or repair to their  present glasses I will be pleased to be of servicey..  *:&fc>i&$��: ._i&;  DO YOU NEED WATER!  WELL DIGGING  By the foot or by the hour  Call Chris at 886-9988  FREE WATER  Fill Your Well With Cool, Clear,  Mountain Stream Water  NOMINAL HANDLING CHARGE TOR TANK TRUCK  v AND fQUIPMEHT -  Normal drop 1,000 gallons  FOR   FURTHER   INFORMATION   RATES,   Etc.  Phone: 886-7123 (24 hours)  Why isiftyouF business  making more money?  ���*-*���--  This advertisement ij not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government ol British Columbia.  Ill  Maybe your long distance phone bill is too low!  We're serious! More and more firms are finding that long  distance calling saves their executives time and produces  faster results. They get to the point quickly, obtain immediate answers, keep in constant touch with out-of-town  customers and distant staff members. Ask our Marketing  Department to suggest ways you conM i^r-race vrmr  phone bill... profitably I  B.G.TEI��  BBimil COWMBiA TfUfWMECOMW  a����D-_.��LD 4       Coast News, Aug. 15, 1968.     MKC_  m ^ (CORfd)  TWILIGHT iraEATRE  AT SUNNYBROOK, GIBSONS  Wed, Thur, Fri,Sat, Mon^ Tues  14     15     16     17     19    20  Academy  Award   Winner  ROD  STEIGER ;  IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT  Wed.     Thurs.     Fri.     Sat.  21 22 23 24  DORIS   DAY  WHERE (WERE YOU WHEN  THE LIGHTS WENT OUT  Monday thru Saturday  August 26 ��� 31  BONNIE & CLYDE  Cedar froes     $6.05  Rubber boat     $44.95.  Oil stove and water tank  $39:00.  Good  selection   of   rods  and  reels for the Fish Derbies.  Earl's   will  be   open   longer  hours to serve the derby fish  ermen.  Earl's in Gibsons  886^9600  As new VWCustom trailer hitch  Chrome ball $20. White mud  flaps $5. Phone 88&9560.  Gurney oil range, as new. $35.  Phone 886-9301.  Coleman oil floor furnace. $25.  Call   886-7047   weekends.  HAVE YOU A  DRINKING   PROBLEM  Contact Alcoholics Anonymous, Gibsons Phone  886-7106 or 886-2949.  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE  ENGAGEMENT  Mr. and Mrs. Alf Gant, Gibsons  ���announce the marriage of their  daughter Barbara Jean to Mr.  John P. Rezansoff. son of Mr.  and Mrs. P. Rezansoff, Grand  Forks, the wedding to take  place   Saturday,   Sept.   7,   1968.  CARD OF THANKS  I would like to thank all the  neighbors and friends who sent  so many cards and letters to  Bob while he was in Shaughnessy hospital. To Branch 219 Legion and the Ladies Auxiliary,  Hospital Auxiliary and Roberts  Creek Assoc, and the many  friends who gave donations' to  the Memorial fund to St. Mary's  Hospital in his memory, his relations in Vancouver and myself  are very grateful. To Rev. Kelly  for Ms services and to President Thatcher and his Legion  oonumdes ���who were pall bearers  at his resting place in the Soldiers' plot in Seaview Cemetery.  To all who made my great loss  easier to bear, a sincere thank  you.  Mrs.   Dolly  Davidson,  Roberts Creek  . We wish to express our sincere  thanks and appreciation to our  friends and relations for their  expressions of sympathy and  floral tributes in the sudden loss  of our dear mother and grandmother, Mrs. Winnie Sundquist.  Special thanks to Dr. Stewart,  the doctors and staff of St.  Mary's Hospital and to Mr.  John Harvey.    The Family  Thanks is such a little word for  the untiring efforts made by our  Volunteer firemen and heigh- '  bors. Also thanks to the fellows  who offered their labor to rebuild. Hats off to Martin Higgs  for his timely warning. Thanks  again.  Slim Thorburn and family.  2 piece dark brown chesterfield.  Phone 886-7746.  Modern chesterfield and chair.  $75.. 1 burl table. Phone 886-9697  FARM FRESH EGGS  Fruits,   Vegetables,   Groceries,  Pure Honey, 35 cents lb.  FEED for all your needs  WYNGAERT     ENTERPRISES  Gibsons,   886-9340  With prices that  satisfy 7  OPEN EVENINGS  NUTS & BOMS  UTTLE ENGINE SERVICE  Repairs to  ��� Outboards  ��� Power Saws  ��� Lawn Mowers  ��� Garden Tools Sharpened  ��� Automatic washers and  driers  Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m..  At head of wharf, under  Walt's and Earl's  Phone 886-2638  HORSEMEN!  For your tack needs see  Walt Nygren Sales  Giibsons, 886-9303  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  GYod local nay for sale,  $1 a  bale  delivered.  Phone  946-6568.  Manure,  delivered.  Phone  886-  2253.  WANTED  FLORISTS  Flowers  and  Gifts  for all occasions  LissiLand Florists  Gibsons,   886-9345  Sechelt   885-9455  HELP WANTED  Baby sitter  3 mornings  886-7005.  ���   housekeeper,  a   week.    Phone  WORK WANTH)  Will buy patches i of standing  timber. Phone 886-2459.  CARS/TRUCKS FOR SALE  '57 Dodge 1 ton. 4 speed and  baby duals. 886-7156.  '57 Mercury y2 ton pickup.  Best offer. Wrecked '57 Chev.  Good motor. V8-283, good tires.  Best offer. 886-2859.  1953 Chev sedan' delivery, condition excellent. Will sell or exchange for sedan ?in similar condition.  Phone  886-2632.  Small carpentry jobs. Call after  5 or weekends. Ed Armstrong.  Phone 886-7794.  We fall danger trees, top trees,  and remove limbs. Experienced,  insured and guaranteed work.  Phone 885-2109.  VERNON & SON BULLDOZING  (Formerly A. E. Ritchey)  . Land clearing with  ' clearing blade  Grading and Excavating  Competent work, Service  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887  BOATS FOR SALE  For your painting, interior  and exterior, and paper hanging, phone David Nystrom,  886-7759.  14 ft. aluminum cartop boat,  1967 10 horse Merc, outboard,  used 4 hours fresh water. Value  new $750, will sell for $450.  Phone Rick at 886-2552.  14 ft Clinker, Briggs and Strat-  ton inboard. Phone 886 2310.  16 foot Clinker built, 35 hp.  Evinrude. $350. Can be seen at  Williamson's Landing, 2 miles  north of Langdale. Bruce  Brown.  17 ft. cabin cruiser, Joan S.  '67 40 hp. Johnson, in excellent  condition, $1100. Can be seen at  Smitty's Marina, or phone  886-7793.  Handyman, cabinet maker.  Saws and scissors sharpened,  reasonable. Phone Bill, 886-9902:  Phone 886-9652  VICTOR A. DAOUST  PAINTER & DECORATOR  40 years experience  First class jobs, inside and out.  PETS  MISC. FOR SALE  1 acre standing timber for sale.  Cedar,   fir,   hemlock;   Roberts  Creek.   Good   road  access.  R. Sivertson, phone Vancouver  876-1419   Double bed and 5 drawer dressing table and bench.. Stripped  9 drawer chest, coffee table and  wooden adjustable music stand.  Phone 886-7477.  2 female terrier puppies want  homes. 2 months old. $10. each.  Phone  886-2708. _^  Pair of friendly Genbils, complete with cage.     $6.00  Phone 885-9427.   Poodles, grooming, clipping.  Years of experience. Telephone  886-2601.  For Free: 6 male and 2 female  kittens. Phone 886-9325.  Baby budgies $3 each. Chief's  Aviaries, Selma Park, 885-9491.  Roller and Tumbler pigeons,  Chinese Silkas, Amhurst Pheasants. Chief's Aviaries, Selma  Park. Phone 885-9491. Visitors  welcome.  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.  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.  COMPRESSED AIR  SERVICE FOR  Skindivers' and Firemen's  air tanks  SKINDIVERS AVAILABLE  FOR SALVAGE WORK  MARINE  ACCESSORIES  Paint, fibreglass, rope, canvas,  boat hardware  Gibsons, 886-9303  WALT NYGREN  SALES  LTD.  PEDICURIST  Mrs. F. E. Campbell  Selma Park, on bus stop  885-9778  Evenings by appointment  Alcoholics Anonymous. Post Of'  fice Box 294, Sechelt. Box 1040,  Coast News.  NOTICE  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.  LOST  Green bed-chesterfield  seat on  Friday   between   Gibsons   and  Roberts Creek on Highway.  Phone 886^9632.  (Reward  for Boxer Bulldog, answers to  name of Duke. Phone 886-9600.  ENTERTAINMENT  TWILIGHT THEATRE  AT SUNNYBROOK, GIBSONS  Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tues  14     15     16     17     19     20  Academy   Award  Winner  ROD  STEIGER  IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT  Wed.     Thurs.     Fri.     Sat.  21 22 23 24  DORIS   DAY  WHERE WERE YOU WHEN  THE LIGHTS WENT OUT  Monday thru Saturday  August 26 ��� 31  BONNIE & CLYDE  FOR RENT  3 waterfront accommodations,  2 near Gibsons.  1 bedroom   all   electric,  furnished self-contained suite.  2 bedroom duplex, all electric  furnished.  2 bedroom cottage, furnished.  R. W. Vernon, Gower Point Rd.  886-2887  2 bedroom furnished house,  Granthams Landing, available  Sept.  1st. $100. Phone 886-2555.  2 bedroom house in Gibsons.  886-9326. :.  Large 1 bedroom unfurnished  suite.   Phone  886-9581.  1 bedroom. apartment, modern.  Very central. $75. 886-7240.  2 bedroom, unfurnished, waterfront, Roberts Creek. Fireplace.  Phone 886-2113.  Furnished cottage sudltablte 2  school teachers, available Sept.  1 to June 30 at Gibsons.  References required. Phone  886-7216 or 988-1224.           Housekeeping room for 1 person  $7.50 per week, 1749 Marine Dr.  Gibsons, after 11 a.m.   Mobile home space available.  Sunshine Coast Trailer Park,  Gibsons. Phone 886-9826.  BEST ACCOMMODATION  IN GIBSONS  MAPLE CRESCENT  NEW DELUXE APARTMENT  3 bedroom apartments vacant  now. FREE heat, washing  facilities, drapes, blinds, parking, water, garbage collection. Colored appliances and  plumbing. Luxury living at low  cost.  Phone 886-7049  EWART McMYNN  REALTY &. INSURANCE  NOTARY PUBLIC  .       MEMBER:  MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE  Phone 886-2248  We have a few very special  Waterfront Listings:  Gibsons. 2-bdrm. home, convenient location, A/oil furnace,  util. rm., large lot. Some finishing needed: $4000 on $7900  full price.  $17,000 with $5000 down will  give possession of a good,  sound, modern 4-bdrm. home  on a large lot. View, handy to  shops and schools.  Over 2000 sq. feet living area in  this view home in Gibsons. Big  L-shaped living room with heatilator fireplace, plenty of cupboards, gardens, etc. $10,000  down on $35,000.  $17,500 full price is quoted on a  two bedroom home, with full  views. Big living room, dining  and nook, carport, full basement. Cash or cash to $5,000  mortgage. *  Acreage within village limits,  fully serviced. Excellent for  subdiv. development or apartment site/ $10,000 down to  handle,  $11,000 cash will handle three-  bdrm, full basement, post &  beam home on 3 view lots.  $18,000 full price.  4f_ acres of commercial property, village water. $11,000  cash.  E. McMynn        886-2500  Do Wortman      886-2393  J.   Warn 886-2681  Box 238, Gibsons, B.C.  GIBSONS ��� Fully serviced 2  bedroom, part basement  home on beautifully landscaped lot. No hills to contend with. Full price $12,000  Ideal young family home on  view lot close to schools.  Two bedrooms plus den.  Auto-oil heating. Full price  $11,500. Terms.  ROBERTS CREEK ��� Five park  like acres with creek. Gent-  r-*vY'.ly sloping to south. Close to  golf course. Full price $7500.  DAVIS BAY ��� Your choice of  2 fully serviced view lots  close to beach. Full price  $2,250.  SECRET COVE ��� 9 acres with  288 feet highway frontage.  Ideal summer homesite close  to beach and boat launching  Full price $4,600.  PENDER HARBOUR '��� New,  waterfront development with  easy access off paved road.  Fully serviced lots range  from $2,500 to $6,500. Terms.  SAKINAW LAKE ��� Large, new.  ly developed lots with 72 to  100 feet frontage on this  beautiful six mile long lake,  with access, iby gazetted  road via Lee's Bay. Excellent terms available. Full  price $4,250.  For these and other choice  properties on the Sunshine  Coast contact Frank Lewis  or Morton Mackay at Gibsons office, 886-9900,  FINUY REALTY LTD.  Gibsons and Burquitlam  PROPERTY FOR SALE  Approx. 5 acres, Kings Road.  reasonable. Phone 886-2056. .;.__  In Gibsons, 2 bedroom home,  livingroom with fireplace, kitchen, bathroom, partially furnished. Beautiful view over  Howe sound. Phone 886-7759  after 3 p.m.  3 bedroom, all electric, approx.  1 acre, landscaped and garden.  Roberts Creek Lower Road.  Phone 886-9829.  Semi waterfront cleared serviced. 50 x 125 lot in Gibsons.  Phone  886-7197.  Semi   waterfront  lot.   Franklin  Road, Gibsons. Phone 886-9539;  Gibsons   waterfront  lots   available. Phone 886-2466.  One   semi-waterfront lot,   Hopkins Landing. Phone 886-2466.  CONSTRUCTION  Everything tor your  -   building needs  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt. Phone 885-2283  ROBERTS CREEK. Southern  exposure, 5% ac, .with double  road frontage. Immaculate 2  Bdrm. cottage, cozy 'living  room, bright kitchen, arborite  bathroom, large workshop, garage. Beautiful garden. Attractive  terms  on $16,000.  NEAR 3 ACRES: 218' beach  frontage. Parfclike grounds  with young evergreens. Older 4  Bdrm. home. Fireplace in view  living room. A/oil furnace in  part bsmt. Ideal sub-division or  country estate, $23,700.  APPROX. 35 ACRES: With dbl  hway front. Low down payment  on $17,000.  GIBSONS: FOR THE DISC-  R_M_3NATING BUYER ��� A  very charming 2 Bdrm. home  situated on 100' waterfront.  Panelled' living room has stone  fireplace. Modern kitchen and  dining area, workshop, garage  and storage shed. Details on  request.  LOW DOWN PAYMENT gives  immediate possession, cozy 4  room home on the level. Few  steps to beach, stores etc. Full  price $8000.  HERE'S THE SMARTEST BUY  on the Coast! Bright 4 room  cottage right on the water. Lot  all in garden; Lge; boat house  with concrete floor, float in,  terms on $14,800.  HOPKINS: Near new, modern  4 room home. Spacious rooms  afford gracious living in private  setting. Lge. acreage can be  sub-divided.   Attractive   terms.  K. Butler  Ron McSavaney  Ed Butler  Don Tait  886-2000  886-9656  886-2000  883-2284  K. BUTLER REALTY  & Insurance  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD..  Completely   renovated   modern  two bedroom home in secluded  area.  Large  living  room  with  w/w carpet. Expansive view of  sea and .Trail islands from 20x12 ?  surideick.' Basement. Reasonably  priced. D. P. required $5000.00. ,  Comfortable    and   well   maintained home in village.  Single  bedroom.   Suitable   for   retirement. Close to shopping.  $8,900.00.  Well maintained family home.  Large* panelled living room  with Arizona brick fireplace.  Dining space. Excellent kitchen.  Basement with Auto oil furnace.  Carport. Lovely view. F.iP.  $16,000.00 ��� terms.  2Vz  acres near Roberts Creek  Park. Treed; Gentle slop.  $2725.00.  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 ���  DEPARTMENT OF   PUBLIC  WORKS OF CANADA  TENDERS  SEALED TENDERS addressed  to Supervisor of Tendering Dept.  of Public Works, Pacific Palisades, 747 Bute Street, Vancouver 5, B.C. and endorsed "TENDER FOR sAPPROACH &  FLOAT RENEWAL, REFUGE  COVE, B.C. will he received  until 11:00 A.M. (PDST)  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5,  1968.  Tender documents can be obtained through offices of Dept.  of Public Works, 1110 W.  Georgia St., Vancouver 5.  To be considered each tender  must be submitted on the forms  supplied by the Department.  The lowest or any tender not  necesarily accepted.  D. A. MUIR,  Supervisor of Tendering  SOAMES POINT: 3 bedroom  home, .with nice. view. Partial  basemenit, auto-oil ���,, furnace.  Good-sized property. Full-price  , $12,500. .on terms. Call DICK  KENNETT -"  , .  ���-- ,886-2481  ROBERTS CREEK: Ideal waterfront home. 2 bedrms, living  room, dining room and sundeck.  Full concrete basement, with  3rd bedriom. Oil furnace. Beautiful landscaped grounds, garden and fruit trees. About one  acre. Close to store, school and  post office. Full price $23,500.  Call DICK KENNETT  886-2481  BUILDING LOTS: Langdale,  Hopkins; Granthams and Gibsons, also acreage. Now is the  time to think of building. Call  J. E. WHITE . to see these  properties.  886-2481 .    .  GIBSONS VILLAGE: an older  home, remodelled. Three bedrooms, living room with view.  Auto oil heat, electric HW, 220  wiring. Roomy lot. Full price  "only $10,500, with $2500 down,  balance. TBA @ 8%. To, see  this call J. E. WHITE  886-2481  CHARLfcS ENGLISH Ltd.  Real Estate and Insurance  Richard F. Kennett,  Notary Public  Sunnycrest Shopping' Centre  GIBSONS,  B.C.        Ph.  886-2481  FUELS  Alder, stove and fireplace \ ood  for  sale.   Phone   886-9861.  Books in library  GIBSONS  Adult -- Fiction  The King by Morton Cooper.  Smoke by William Corbin.  Undertow by Finn Havrevold.  The   Great   Leap   Backward  by Robert Green.  Young and Fair by Rosamund  du Jardin.  Non-fiction  The  Foxes   of  Beachy   Cove  by Harold Harwood.  Triple Ridge Farm by Ruth  Fouts Pockmann.  VISIT BY (SISTER  >' Mrl' and Mrs.^Clarahce -Reid  of Paradise, California spent a  few days visiting Mr. and Mrs.  A. E. Ritchey, Gibsons. They  also visited Robert Ritchey at  Texada Island and after another  day in Gibsons left for home  August 6 via Nanaimo and Victoria. Mrs. Reid is Mr. Ritchey's sister.  nil in 11 nMiiiis  ANGLON  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  8 a.m., Holy Eucharist  7:30 p.m., Evensong  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek;  3:00 p.m., Evensong  St.   Hilda's,   Sechelt  9:30 a.m., Mattins  St. Mary's, Garden Bay  11:30 a.m.,  Egmont  * 3 p.m. Evensong    ;  Church of His Presence,  11:00 a.m. Morning Prayer  UNITH)  Gibsons United Church  11 a.m., Divine -Service  Wilson  Creel.  11:15 a.m., Divine Worship  Also on 2nd Sunday of each  month at 3:30 p.m.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  Phone 886-2622  UP TO 3 p.m. TUESDAY  BAPTIST  CALVARY BAPTIST, Gibsons  Sunday service, 9:45 a.m.  Prayer Meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thurs  BETHEL BAPTIST, Sechelt  11:15 a.m., Worship Service  7:30 p.m., Wed., Prayer  Rev. A. Willis  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member P.A. O.C.  886-7272  Highway and Martin Road 7  Evening Service 7:30 p.m.  Tues. Bible Study ��& Prayer  7:36p.m.       '     Y7  Fri;  Clubs & 'Family Services  Sunday School 9:45; a.m, Y  Morning Worship 11 a.m; 7  61ADT1IJIH6S  7    Sunday 9 a.m.  ���. 7 Y; Preservice Worship  Yu _um; Moniing' Worship  7:00 p.ih.; Evangelistic Service  Tues., 7 p.m., Classes  Fri.,'7 p.m., Clubs, all ages The generation gap  Coast News, Aug. 15, 1968.       5  Top picture taken a few minutes after the fair opened shows  interested public looking over  the exhibits. Beneath is Mayor  and Mrs. William Swain of Sechelt with Mrs. Bernice Chamberlin pinning a corsage on Mrs.  Swain. The third picture shows  Coleen Husby, winner of the  Sunday horse show best costume. YThe next picture with  Piper Eric Thomson in the centre contains the winners of the  fancy dress section of the pet  parade iSaturday morning. They  are Mava Schneider and Heather Wright. At the bottom is  Mrs. Emily Stroshein, second  time winner of the Coast News  silver tray for the fair's grand  aggregate.  Those who did not get their  prize   awards   Saturday   night  can obtain them by phoning 886-  2501 in the evening or at 886-  2415 during working hours.  Paintings by  Mrs, Morrison  to be displayed  Miss Jessie Morrison oif Vancouver, whose paintings will be  on display in the Gallery Shop:  until the end of the month has  been a member of the Sunshine  Coast Arts Council since its  inception fn 1966. The Morrisons  who have been summer visitors  to Gibsons since 1935 hope eventually to retire to their Marine  Drive home.  Jessie Morrison's interest in  painting was also fostered at  night school classes in Vancouver in 1961. Since then she has  taken every opportunity to increase knowledge and expand  her talent. She has taken art  courses at U.B.C. and the Vancouver School of Art as well as  lessons from private- teachers  including John Poole ^Yest. Vio-  lette Mahalme and Robert Alexander.;  Jessie Morrison does not confine herself to any one form of  art��� always reaching put for  new ideas and new ways of expressing ideas in art form. Her  paintings include7; landscapes,  flower arrangements' still life,  portraits and abstracts. As a  teacher of music it is natural  that she should be interested in  the correlation of music and art  and is experimenting with musical gestalt art, different' ways  - to express music in color, form  and pattern.  As the Gallery is7 so small  Mrs. Morrison will change her  display during the three weeks.  On August. 24th she will be  present at the Gallery from  2 to 4 p.m. Coffee will be served.  ROBERTSCREEK  Vacationing at the home of  Mr. and Mrs. C. Hilchie are  her sister Mrs. Ralda Balcom  and cousins Mrs. Eva Arthur  and Mr. Frank Balcom.  The house guest of Mrs. Edith  Sturgeon, a former resident of  Roberts Creek, Mrs. Eunice  Robinson.  Spending a few day at the  home of Mr. and Mrs. W. F.  Clark, Bob Nimmo of Crofton,  former resident of Roberts  Creek.  Know Canada  Throughout Canada's history  it has been the private welfare  ��� agencies that have pioneered in  the development of social welfare sendees. The first children's aid society was established in Toronto in 1891, and the  first prisoner's aid society in  Montreal in 1892. The first Canadian Conference of Charities  and Corrections��� a forerunner  of the Canadian Conference on  Social Work-���was held in Montreal in 1898. In 1899, the first  family agency, now the Family  Welfare Association, was established; and the first probation  service was organized in Ottawa in 1906 by the Ottawa Children's Aid Society. In 1914, the  first graduate school of social  work was organized iri Toronto.  The first community chest was  established in Montreal in 1917  while forty years later, the United. Appeal was, instituted in Toronto.  The following is a letter received in response to last week's  dramatic episode: -  "First of all, I am one of the  older generation, one of the  fuddie duddies as you call us.  1 don't think you can blame the  older generation altogether for  the communication gap. Some  of the young people are not able  to put their thoughts .across  very clearly either. I have yet  to see or hear a lucid explanation for the young'people dropping out of society.  "Yes, they say they are  against war, especially the Vietnam war, against the establishment, . don't like the way the  world is run. etc. But what are  they doing to try to rectify  things? Will dropping out of  society help either them or the  world?  Do they think thai roy adopting  weird dress, letting their hair  grow, going round in bare feet,  and forgetting to wash (what's  wrong with soap and water?)  and smoking pot, that they are  going to improve things?  We didn't agree with a lot of  things in our generation but we  did what we could to try and  improve things, and have made  a much better world for the  young people of today than it  was 50 or 60 years ago.  Not to put all young people into the dropout category (they  are in the minority) a lot of the  young people ARE trying to improve things. Some working in  our own country, some through  C.U.S.O. in foreign countries  doing what they can to help  people who are worse off than  themselves and not doing it for  the money either!  All growing generations' think  they have all the answers but  find out eventually that; they  havenM;. A contributor.  Laying blame is not our purpose in running this series. No  blame has been laid. The opinions expressed in last week's  column were singular.     ,  Most people find it extremely  difficult to put their ideas across  withYany clarity; Our language  canYnever seem to satisfy our  neecNfco communicate. As far as  we've seen, the young people  who drop out of the existent  social order only reject this; one  and seem desirous of establishing some new order against the  designs of1 a technology that informs only those who would conform to those designs.  Many young people, a few  years ago they were called disaffiliates, feel that non-participation in the highly competitive  business and war games of society will eventually mean that  there will be no negative friction  between people. Those same  people are finding it very difficult to exist in the world this  way; many are naive, but many  are sincerely looking for some  re-establishment of innocence.  The majority, of the people on  earth  are imprisoned in  their  MOVIE NEWS  Sydney Poiter and Rod Steiger  appear in the starred film In  the Heat of the Night at Gibsons Twilight theatre until Saturday of this week. It is an  unusual crime drama which has  merit in the performances by  Poiter and Steiger.  Next feature will be Where  Were You When the Lights Went  Out,  starting Wednesday, Aug.  2 and running to Saturday. This-  film is set against a backdrop  of the paralyzing power failure  that blacked out Manhatten in  1965. It is a comedy starring  Doris Day, Robert Morse, Terry  Thomas and Patrick O'Neal in  a scramble of uproarious situations;  Then for one full week starting August 26 the Barrow Gang  in Bonnie and Clyde depict a  group of bank robbers that terrify the whole of the Southwest  during the 1930s. Starring are  Gene Hackman, Estelle Parsons, Warren Beatty, Faye Dun-  away and Michael J. Pollard.  It was filmed on location in  North Texas, the area in which  the Barrow Gang operated, during its wide- ranging'crime  spree,   y.-.-'y-- '; '��� ���'   '  own lack of material wealth.  What do they think about our  New World? Does anyone think  anymore that he can change  himself? The small number of  colorfully dressed, long-haired  individuals-of whom you speak  are, in some circles, a recognized religious movement, but  not an official one, and still a  fledgling in a world that is intolerant notoriously of new religious movements, which must  be' attacked and harrassed because of the subversive nature  of its search for a new order.  Nothing these young people  do should impose j>n your person; their appearance and actions can only mutely question  your sense of values, which, as  I can plainly see from your  letter, you militantly defend.  Space limits discussion in  print; we only barely cross the  gap; but there are definitely  two voices here. Any more?  Applicants  interviewed  Applicants for accommodation  in the senior citizens' housing  project now under construction  at Sechelt are being interviewed  by a special admissions committee appointed by the Sunshine Coast Senior Citizens'  Housing society. Anyone wanting accommodation in the  homes who has not yet been  interviewed by the admissions  committee should immediately  advise Mrs. M. Tinkley, R.R.1  Halfmoon Bay (phone 885-9479).  You can help the senior citizens' homes by buying a raffle  ticket in a giant draw sponsored  by the society. Among the prizes  offered are two valuable Eskimo  soapstone carvings brought  from the Dew Line by Mr. P. J.  Murphy, a 400 day clock, the  gift of "Mr. and Mrs. Robert  Todd, handknitted bedspread,  made and; contributed by Mrs.  Terry Thompson and a silver  tray, the^gift of Mr. ��� M. W.  BracewelK^S  Prizes 7. apt-" on display at the  Tasella Shop, Sechelt. Tickets  may be obtained in Sechelt from  the Tasella Shop, the Red and  White Store; from Mr. Eric E.  Rosen in Roberts Creek; from  Mrs. Terry Thompson and Mrs.  Irene Green in Gibsons. If you  have difficulty obtaining tickets,  please phone 885-9479 for your  nearest  suppiier_ ...Y  GOLDEN lAGER'S   DAY  Members of the Sechelt and  Gibsons OAlPQ are reminded  that the charter bus for the  PNE trip on; August 20 will  leave the Sechelt bus depot at  7:55 a-m. All passengers should  carry their membership cards  and wear name labels. A trip  is being planned for Sept. 10 in  the Whistler jMountain - Pem-  berton area.  In Court  Edward Armstrong, a minor,  charged with possession of liquor and creating, a disturbance  was fined $50 on the liquor  charge and given six months  suspended sentence plus a $250  bond to keep the peace.  Allen Evans, another minor  similarly chargedj wtas fined $50  on the liquor charge and $100  for disturbing the peace.  TREES CUT jPOWER       \  Power in the Gibsons area  was off for about 76 minutes  Saturday due to lines breaking  through falling trees. Power  stopped at about 6:45 a_m:  Scuba course  Interested in scuba diving?  A course in this new recreation is planned if sufficient  people show enough interest.  Minimum age for anyone  taking part is 16 and the course  will contain nine hours of theory, six hours pool time, three  hours review and written exam,  one hour compulsory diving and  one hour optional in deep diving.  If interested telephone : 886-  9892 for further, details.  units in  s  PNE parade  A gigantic. 96-unit parade  through downtown Vancouver  will kick off opening day of PNE  '68, Saturday August 17.  The big procession, which includes bands, floats, armed service marching units, horses and  clowns, will move off from its  starting point at Thurlow and  Hastings at 10 a.m. with a signal from the Stanley Park time  gun.  Route of the parade will be  east on Georgia to Burrard,  north on Burrard to Hastings  and east on Hastings, to Clark  Drive where it disperses.  . Lt. Gov. John R. Nicholson  and PNE president Hedley Fair-  bank will ride in the three-mile-  long parade which will take 90  minutes to pass any given point.  The lieutenant-governor will  officially open PNE '68 at 3  p.m. from the stage of the Outdoor Theatre in the centre of  Exhibition Park. All gates to  the park swing open at 8 ftJB*  on opening day.  Among the dozens of colorful  floats entered in this yearTs  PNE parade is the Doctor Dob-  little float from Puyaliup. Washington, which includes the two-  headed llama and other animal  characters from the film.  Sun-tanned beauties will ride  the Harold's club entry from  Reno, Nevada, and a colorful  Bavarian village is the theme of^  the Leavenforth entry from  Washington. ���,. '   ,... .  And, of course, the PNE '68  float, a 40ifoot long salute to  the many attractions and activities at Exhibition Park during  the Pacific National Exhibition,  August 17 to September 2. except Sundays.  The gold, green and white  float has an oil painting of the  beautiful;-new'15,000''���" seat, Pacific Coliseum which forms a  backdrop for two rows of six  plastic figures mounted on individual pedestals.  The PNE's 40 foot long float,  which has already won a number of frizes in parades in the  USA and Canada, is 12 feet  wide and 12 feet high.  The Pacific National Exhibition's Light Horse Pageant has  been re-scheduled into four sections ��� of three durations each  ��� and more emphasis has been  placed on showmanship during  the evening performances at  8 p.m. in the PNE Agrodome.  The Light Horse Show will be  seen throughout the i4^day fair,  August 17 to September 2, except for August 21, the 4-H In  Revue evening and August 28.  a changeover night which will  feature a Heavy Horse Show.  ���First section of the show will  include English Equitation,  Junior and Pony Classes, Halter  and Performance olases for  Shetland Ponies, American Saddle, Anglo-Arabs and Half-  Arabs.  Second section includes Halter  and Performance classes for  Thoroughbreds, Hunters, Hacks,  Arabs and Welsh Mountain  Ponies.  Third section of the show includes Jumpers. Western Equitation, Halter and Performance  classes for Palominos, Quarter  Horses and Morgans.  Fourth section af the show  features classes for Jumpers,  Western Performance, Western  Games and Halter and Performance classes for Apaloosa.  The fourth section will also include the Open Jumping Stake,  the Nick Henderson Memorial  OPen Jumper Stake and the  Gambler's Choice, a new jump  course this year. Another inter-  estingclass in the fourth section  ;s the'Stock Horse Stake, which  tests the ability of the horse to  work with cattle.  The Heavy Horse Show Aug.  28, will include Halter classes  and various hitches .froin a  single-horse rig right up to an  eight-horse team.  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Mrs. Abrams reported flashes  of white light occurring which  could have come from breaking  power lines The  same flashes  of  white  light  were  noted iby  people while running to the fire.  Gibsons   area   volunteer  firemen responded rjjiickly despite  some battery difficulty with the  Giibsons truck. The new Gibsor|3  Heights trade reached vthe fire  first. The alarm given located  the fire  c_ose to George -Hill's  place.   There  are   two  George  Hill, places, the marine station  and his home, less than a quarter   mile   apart.   The  firemen,  acting on the assumption that it  was close to the marine station,  coupled to the nearby hydrant  immediately. Noting their error  they abandoned that hose  and  sped to the other location near  Marine Crescent. A few minutes  were lost but in a short space  of time the hoses were ^praying  water on adjacent buildings in  order to save them.  The old house in which the  Abrams had lived was then a  mass of seething flame, attracting boats from Keats island  and places closer by.  About the time the firemen  had their sprays ready, the  nearby Thorburn home was becoming singed and some spots  showed sign of flame. Sprays  soon got those out and luckily  the wind was negligible or the  firemen would have had a more  difficult job.  Freezer Bread  2c OFF Sir  20 foaves 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. 885-8900  An amendment to the Municipal Act of significant importance enacted by the IMS Session of the legislature was the  provision whereby the Lieutenant-Governor in Council may,  upon the recommendation of the  minister, by Letters Patent, incorporate the residents of any  area of land within a reserve  as defined in the Indian Act of  Canada as a village municipality.  The intjolvemehftj of Indian  citizens in local government is  desirable so that they may have  a voice in the affairs of the  community and so far as the  policy of the department of mu-  niaipail a_jfai_ls is concerned,  there is no reason under the  provisions of the Municipal Act  to bar any of our native Indians  from becoming a resident-elector of a municipality or a regional district, and just as in  the case of anybody else, he  would be entitled to run for office when his name appears on  -the current list of electors and  the list of the immediately preceding year and thus become a  participant in local government.  Also if the board of directors  of a regional district and the  Indians so desire, the board  could request an amendment of  the Letters Patent for the creation of further electoral areas  to* represent predominately  Indian areas. The question of  the number of such electoral  areas to be created and the  precise boundaries would be determined by the board in cooperation with the Indians and  submitted along with the request. It is suggested that the  board would wish to consider  the effect of. creation of additional electoral areas on the  overall balance of representation between the incorporated  municipalities and the electoral  areas.  It may well be that the board  would) want to follow a mixture  of the two approaches, encouraging the registration of Indians  on the voters' list, and in some  instances where the concentration of Indian population is  particularly high, the creation  of an individual electoral area.  If separate electoral areas  are cre_tted some decision will  have to be reached as between  6       oast CNews, Aug. 15, 1968.  the board and the Indians on  the cost-sharing arrangements  with respect to any function in  which the Indian electoral area  is participating. Also because  reserve lands are not taxable  under the Municipal Act some  arrangement should be made  whereby the costs of the district apportioned to the Indian  electoral area are recoverable.  Perhaps the department of Indian __ffairs could guarantee  the payment of such requisition  and the question of raising the  requisition would be left to them  under the provisions of the  Indian Act.  If the planning function has  been assigned to a regional  district,. Indian involvement is  particularly /desirable for this  purpose.  Absentee Owners ��� Yactioning Residents  Snnco Property Patrol Ltd.  Government  licensed   and   bonded  Offers security-check patrol of homes from  Langdale to EarPs Cove. Arrange  your requirements with us  for  PATROL ��� CUSTODIAN ��� AGENT  SERVICE WILL BEGIN SEPT.  '68  Office open Aug. 5, Benner Blk., Sechelt  WE CARE ABOUT YOUR PROPERTY  Ph. 885-9737 (office) or 883-2688 (Residence)  or write P.O. Box 43, Sechelt, B.C.  set sail for man - sized flavour.  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  acres of fun!  PNE  AUG.17-1  I EXCEPT 1  ISUNDAYS/  _N  -~-*r  '<&  &\  Fabulous family fun! 184 acres of excitement!  Come often and see the Grandstand Shows  with stars Eddie Albert Aug."17-21. Anita Bryant Aug.. 22-24, Boy Rogers and Dale Evans  Aug. 26-29, Bob Crosby and The Bobcats  Aug. 30-Se|i>t. 2. See the free Festival of Forestry, the Treasures of the Orient, the Livestock and Horticulture Shows. Visit Teen City  and the Gayway. Win a prize a day! Grand  Prize a $50,000 Bar O'Gold. PNE '68 a. 14 day  summer celebration .. . fun for all the family.  PACIFIC NATIONAL EXHIBITION  VANCOUVER, CANADA SUNSHINE COAST DIRECTORY UIC news  Phone 886-2808  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  * BUILDING SUPPLIES Lfd.  Everything for your building  needs  Free Entimates  G M FURNACE SERVICE  Box 65, Gibsons  Expert oil burner repair  service night-or day  Phone  886-2468  885-2064  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERVICE Lfd.  Machine   Shop  Arc  &  Acty  Welding  Steel Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Sfafion  Phone  886-7721  Res.  886-9956 ��� .886-9326  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFB.  Household Moving & Storage  Phone 886-2664 ��� R.R.1 Gibsons  PARKINSON'S HEATING Lfd.  Gibsons  ESSO OIL FURNACE  No Down Payment ��� Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  SUNCO  PROPERTY PATROL LTD.  Serving the Sunshine Coast .  Offers security-check patrol  of your property  Services arranged to suit yoii  WE CARE ABOUT YOUR  PROPERTY  Phone 885-9737,  Office,  Res. 883-2688,  P:o. Box 43,   Sechelt,  B.C.  CY JOHNSTON  Contracting ��� Alterations  Additions  Phone 886-7240  for Free Estimates call 886-2728      VERNON & SON BULLDOZING  APPLIANCE  Radio, Appliance & TV Service  Live Better Electrically  GIBSONS ELECTRIC Lfd.  Authorized GE Dealer  Phone 886-9325  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot  Water  Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis  Bay  Rd., Yr.R;1,  Sechelt ���  Ph.   885-2116  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  RCA VICTOR  SALES &  SERVICE  To all Makes  Phone   886-2280  SIM ELECTRIC Lfd.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  THRIFTS LADIES WEAR  "WHERE  FASHIONS   START"  Your Foremost Ladies Wear  Gibsons ���886-9543  PENINSUU TV  Servicing Gibsons, Sechelt,  Pender Harbour  Any make, including color  Phone collect for service  883-2430  Bill   Peters  TASELLA SHOP  Ladies ��� Mens ��� Childrens  Wear ��� Yard Goods ��� Wool  and Staples ��� Bedding  Linens  Dial 885-9331  Sechelt, B.C.  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS  886-2248  JOHN HIM) SMITH  REFRIGERATION  &  MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Phone 886-2231  From 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Res. 886-9949  TILUCUH CHIMNEY SERVICE  Chimneys, Eaves and Drains  cleaned and repaired  Painting ��� Janitor Service  Gardening and Odd Jobs  R. BARCLAY  Sechelt 885-2094 ��� 885-2191  All Work Guaranteed  SICOTTE BULLDOZING Lfd.  ��� ROAD BUILDING  ��� LAND CLEARING  ��� ROAD GRADING  Phone 886-2357  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PAH  1 mile west of Gibsons on Hiway  Roomy  Parking,  Plenty  of Water  Large recreation ares*  Bus passes park sit/  Phone 886-9826  PENINSULA 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 Lfd.  r  Phone 886-2172  Daily Freight Service to  Vancouver  L��cal pickup and delivery  ,X:, ...-.   ^service   -  Lowbed hauling  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  LTD.  SCOWS     ���     LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  L & H SWANSON Ltd.  Cement Gravel, Backhoe &  Road Gravel, Loader Work  Sand & Fill  Septic Tanks & Drain Fields  Phone 885-9666  A. E RITCHEY  FOR RENTAL  Arches, Jacks, Pumps,  Air Compressor, Rock Drill,  Concrete  vibrator  Phone  886-2040  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything for your building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  LAND SURVEYING  R0Y& 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  LAND  CLEARING  ROAD  BUILDING  LOGGING EXCAVATING  Free Estimates  Service  and  Satisfaction  Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887  VINCE BRACEWEU  BUILDING  CONTRACTOR  30 years experience  Quality Workmanship  886-7720 Hopkins Landing  CHALET   UPHOLSTERY  Davis Bay  FREE ESTIMATES  Samples Brought to   .  your home  HAL AND MAX AUBIN  885-9575  C&SSALES  For all your heating  requirements:  Agents   for  ROCKGAS PROPANE  Also Oil installations  :Pre^ estimates  Fu^rin-iRE  Phone 885-9713  '  0CEANSIDE FURNITURE  ACABINET^S^  Custom   built   cabinetry  for  home and office  KITCHEN SPECIALISTS  R. BIRKIN ��� 886 2551  Beach  Ave.,  Roberts  Creek  CONTINUOUS REGISTER  CONTINUOUS CARBON  -CARBON SNAPS  REPAIR & SERVICE  WORK ORDERS  PERSONALIZED OR  STOCK FORMS  order your  Packfold fonra  Coasf News  Ph. 836-2622  grog  i_*r  _f_3_3fl  Coast News  Phone 886-*b*22  Q.. I made7ah ;application7for  benefit after I had to lieave my  employment because I lost my  honie arid had to niove 25 miles  away. I have rio^car and there  was no -transport for me. I am  still without work, butTthie; UIC  office refuses my Yunemploy-  ment _>a��. Why?; ,7  We have checked your case.  There was a liability to disqualification from benefit for up to  six weeks if you left your job  without just cause, but the insurance officer has ruled 7 that  did not apply. HoweveiY whereas you earned} $1.48 an hour in  your former job as a stitcher,,  since yoii moved and registered  for employment' you have claimed $1.98 an hour. Under the  Unemployment Insurance rules  you must make yourself available for suitable employment,  and it has been decided that,  having, regard to the rate you  are asking, you > are not doing  that. In the circumstances you  have toeen disqualified from  benefit for an indefinite period.  Q.' "I had been getting un-\  employment insurance benefit  for a month when I found a  job. Because of it, I forgot posting to the UIC the report for  the last week I didn't work.  Now they won't pay me for  that week, and I don't think  it's fair."  Sorry, but there's a regulation which lays it down benefits cannot ibe paid where the  necessary reports are posted  more than a week after return  to work. You can, if you wish,  request a formal insurance officer's decision.  Q. "The UIC office had my  insurance book in only a few  weeks ago when I put in a  fclaim.TNow they have asked for  it again. Is this a 'mistake?"  You have filed a new claim  sincie the one dn connection  with which you sent in your  book. To consider your entitlement to benefit, the UIC office  needs to check the most up-to-  date information in your book.  Failure to return your insurancebook after a request for  it has been made can result in  .disqualification from.,benefit. ,v  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  Phone 886-2622  UP TO 3 p.m. TUESDAY  During the peak blaze period at the fire which destroyed the  Abrams home in Gibsons about 3 a.m. last Friday morning, a tall  tree blazed spasmodically (above) when flames hit the branches.  Luckily there was no wind to spread the fire.  Generous donors  aid fire victims  Almost at sunup Friday morning efforts were launched to  help tlhe burned out people.  Mrs. Carol Brakstad communicated with the Red Cross in  Vancouver for help which was  given immediately in the form  of children's clothing and arranged to; ship of a; parcel of  "bedding. y--''f"yy':v/ ;;'''7''-"-������' 'rY'  United Church Women dug into their supplies of clothing, the  Kiwanis offered a $100 cheque  to Mrs. ADrams and Dick Fit-  chett and Glad Tidings church  of which Mrs. Albrams is a devoted worker provided immedi-  Fiedler Bros. Contracting  EXCAVATING  TRENCHING  DITCHING  TRUCKING  LIGHT & HEAVY BULLDOZING  GRAVa ��� TOPSOIL ��� fflll  7 . I'r  Phone: Days 886-2663  Nighh 886 2378 or 886-7764  ate shelter. Mrytle and Neville  Radford   of   the   Village   Store  Gibsons, offered the use of vacant living quarters in the build-'  they occupy.  Many other people offered  their help including those living  close to the fire area. Mrs. Abrams, grateful^ for all the help  available to her decided to remain at Glad Tidings church  where ; the new minister Rev.  P. McElhoes and his wife and  four children" took Mrs. Abrams,  her three children and two  grandchildren into their home  for the time being. One of Mrs.  Abrams children at the time  of the fire was in Vancouver.  The McElhoes are looking for  a house for Mrs. Abrams and  when one is available it will  be furnished by Glad Tidings  people and friends.  TEACHER ADDITIONS  Names of teachers at schools  for the coming term which did  not appear in the original list  published two weeks ago include that of Mrs. Jean Fallows, D. B. Franklin, transferred from Madeira Park Elementary to Elphinstone secondary; Mr. F. D. Parker from  F. D. Paquette, plus the removal from the list of Mrs.  Karen Archer.  wiumuuiniuimniicaiittitiffimiii-iuninnftuwuwwiiuuuun  X  IMPROVE YOUR HOME EASILY  AND INEXPENSIVELY!  A PATIO  beautifies your home and adds to  your family's fun-filled outdoor  activities. With Lafarge Cement, you  can build an attractive patio quickly  and economically.  See your LAFARGE DEALER for  complete details and specifications  of patios, curbs, flagstones  and other home improvements.  \  0 LAFARGE CEMENT  MAKES HOME IMPROVEMENTS EASY!  P-68 Coast News, Aug. 15, 1968.  YAMAHA  OUTBOARDS- MOTORCYCLES  Repairs  to  all Makes Motorcycles  Parts & Accessories  NUTS & BOLTS  SALES &  SERVICE  886-2838,  NOT   SO   BLACK  The common crow has a bad  reputation among farmers, but  he's not really as Iblack as he's  been painted.. The chief charges  levied against him are. that he  pulls sprouting corn, injures  corn in the silk, destroys cultivated fruit and feeds on the  eggs and young-of poultry and  wild birds. These undesirable  habitsj, however, are offset by  his dedicated war on noxious  insects, mice and destructive  rodents. Totaling up the debits  and credits, it is generally conceded that the crow is a friend  rather than an enemy of the  farmer.  SCOn'S SCRAP BOOK  FRANK   E.   DECKER,   d.o.s  OPTOMETRIST  For Apointment  886-2248  Every Wednesday  Bal Block  Gibsons  Wednesday, Aug. 14 to Tuesday, Aug. 20 --|8 p.m.  Hoover washers are operated by two independent  motors and are belt driven.  No gear box to cause trouble  or oil leaks. Fast! Spin dry  one load,while another is  being washed.'  Shown (above) is the exclusive  Hoover Pulsator in the side of  the tub. Helps give you faster  cleaning!  Now  WATCH NEXT WEEK'S PAPER  I  By R. J. SCOTT  fyu^  MOHKfetf  COCO-  Ntrf  ��ROP5  ,    -    ��� JK  ,MORE-fHAM  1,000,000  OF<rtEMUfS  ARE SHIPPED  -fo-The u.$.  ANHUAU.Y.  SCfMpS  .,   DAHCE.  Smwq down.  YMA-f �� ONE  op-The few 7  VE^E-fABLES   -  ���fHAff COHfAlH  BROMmEpv;  PAR5HIPS.  .����__- _����� IM��. YarH lW->  KIRGHIZ  V/OMAK  SERVES A5HAT  AHD PARA50-.  COMB1NED.  1-6  t^f$9fSffSili$t^^ss^^<<<<-yy.<'.->>>^  TWILIGHT THEATRE  AT SUNNYCREST ��� GIBSONS  The heart you save may be  the heart of a child, perhaps  not yet born. Or mayibe it's a  blue baby, half a continent away  who will soon he given the gift  of a full life by a miraculously  complex and delicate open-  heart operation.  Or it could be your own healthy youngster, who will be protected from the dreaded rheumatic fever aftermath of a strep  infection by prompt ,'���' treatment  with penicillin.  All these young hearts and  thousands- more are the direct  and dramatic beneficiaries of a  mere two decades of medical  progress. Twenty years ago, the  outlook for a blue balby ��� a  baby born with certain defects  of the heart and blood vessels ���  was poor. Open-heart surgery  was still in the realm of science  fiction, and heart-lung machines  were only projects on an investigator's drawing board.  Before medUcine haii Ya sure  fire weapon ��� penic-llinY��� to  knock out streptococcal infections, strep throats cast a sinister shadow of rheumatic fever  whenever they struck. And because there were no defenses,  they might strike again and  again each time carrying the  threat of more damage to the  -victim's  heart.  Even  the  statistics  are dramatic. The death rate for rheumatic    fever    and    rheumatic  heart   disease   among   children  and young adults 5-24 years of  age has declined 83 percent over  the past 20 years. As many as  10,000  Canadians probably owe  their   lives   to   heart   surgery.  And for the thousands of youngsters with a history of rheumatic fever, protection is available  against   repeat   attacks',   while  the menace of initial onset has  been lifted for untold thousands  now growing to adulthood.  ��� And then there are the babies  who could never have been toorn  before   the   era   of   open-heart  surgery.   Surgical   repair   of   a  number   of  inborn or  acquired  heart defects has enabled many  women   to   conceive   and   bear  children.   Necessary   corrective  surgery has even been  carried  out during pregnancy, with survival of both mother and baby.  Each year we gain new knowledge and new weapons, giving  more    and    more    children    a  chance   to   live   normally*   As  scientists learn more about the  manner in which heart defects  arise in the developing embryo,  even the frontier of life before  a     n  MARINE   DRIVE  AVAILABLE IN GIBSONS  For Further Information  Ph. 886-9892  birth will be breached.  Medical research will one day  find the answer to the big  rheumatic fever question: how  do streptococcal infections trigger an attack of rheumatic  fever, why are only a small  percentage susceptible, and  what causes the heart damage  rheumatic, fever may leave in  its wake? This knowledge can  help us to consign rheumatic  fever to medical limbo, along  with such former scourges as  smallpox and polio.  COUSIN TO GANGSTER  Ray Boothroyd's brother-in-  law, Roy Tilley of Texas, and  family are visiting the Sunshine  Coast. Tilley's mother is second  cousin to the gangster in Bonnie and Clyde, the movie which  will be shown starting August  26 at Gibsonss Twilight theatre.  INTRODUCES  SUPERINTENDENT  R. R. Hanna, new school district superintendent met members, of the school board at its  meeting on Thursday evening of  last week. He was introduced  by  Chairman Don Douglas.  LANDS  BIG  FISH  R. R. Wilkie of Pleasant Hill,  California, Friday night of last  week surprised himself by landing a 30J_�� lb. spring salmon in  the Sargent Bay area west of  Seohelt. Mr. Wilkie is vacationing in the area.  Kiwanis  Pancake Supper  SATURDAY, AUGUST 24  7 p.m.  Government Wharf  Gibsons  Music and Dancing  BOAT DRAW 11:30 p.m.  AUGUST  Home  Furnishing  SALE  2-Pce. Sectional Suite, Reg. $369.95 MOW  Deluxe Bedroom Suite comp with Mattress & Box Spring,  Reg. $499.95 y_���_..:���___.-_-.-_ L.   MOW  ALL OTHER CHESTERFIELD SUITB REDUCED  Hostess Chairs  $16-50  GREAT REDUCTIONS ON BED UNITS AMD  LOADS OF OTHER ITEMS  COME IN AND BROWSE  Jay Bee Furniture & Appliances  GIBSONS;������������ Ph.  886-2346  h not too far away lo think of School supplies  WE HAVE SCHOOL SPECIALS AND SOMi STOCK  AT LAST YEAR'S P  GET YOUR KEY TABS HOW AHI  A COLOR T.V. AHD  BOO Sheet terow Ruled Filler,  Reg. $1.49 ��� While ihey .asih  SHOP EARLY FOR BEST CHOICE ��� AND BE SURE  TO GET IN ON THE BARGAINS

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