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Array Provincial Library,  Victoria, B. C.  SERVING  THE  GROWING   SUNSHINE   COAST  Published  at Gibsons,   B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume 21  Number 49, December 18, 1968.  10c per copy  :m  av  QUEEN LINDA PRICE  Elphinstone Secondary school queen selected from among grade  11/ and 12 pupils. Her Jtwo princesses' are Rose Hanuse and Oolleen  Husby who vrere, nominated by classes eight, nine andi^ten. All  students voted*by' secret' ballot "for "their queen and her'princesses.  ���iBill Price "photo  *��� ���_  ;       ', .... -A  School needs, obvious  is good reason for giving the  highest" possible priority td the  construction of gymnasiums^and  activity rooms' and. not waiting  until next spring, as-the Prem-:  ier suggested earlier ,this yeS-V  he said. An early start, wi%er.;  "Taxpayers of British Columbia have clearly, demonstrated  their? recognition of the'need for  increased school construction,"  said *J_U-les> Campbell, president  of the Q.C. School, Trustees Association in .Vancouver. Twelve.  _��� _,  referenda  totalling almost-$511 sure that school, districts twill  m-llibttYt_ollars for new/ school r  be able to obtain good! cotnpe^i  GIBSONS POST OFFICE   ,  Postmaster   James   Mar*  shall   announces   that   the^;.  post office in Gibsons will J<-  be open all day Dec. 21 but  *  will   be   closed   Christmas  Day, Foxing Day and New-,  Year's Day.  �� ummmiummmHuummuiiimuiiiimmimmHHimunmnm  Instructor  praised  In a letter to R. R. Hanna,'  superintendent of district schqbls'-  and signed by Clarence MYJoe- -  Lloyd Jeffries, Henry^PaulIjand. ;  Mrs.   Se'rephine  Paull; the^Sev"  ohelt Indian Band council;* Clarence Joe, secretary, wrote 'the"  following:        f ^     '"��J  *  ��� We the council'of the^Sephelf Y  Indian Band wish to express our" <-  gratitude towards the efforts^ of  the   adult   education   director^  Frank Fuller, for his work^on ''  the reserve. '        ' \ '"���u i  We feel jthat this is>,the itype" j  of communication that, is gpingA  to help the rela��i6ns'l.ip between -  the two communities. We hope  to see in the future more of .this  close wprk^ among . the ,people_~;;  here on^herresferve3;'ai-d!i me2'1  school district. We, feel that aY-,  lot of the troubles Here in this-;  district can "be solved; only by^t  close communication'^between J'  the two bodies.  Gibsons expansion  awaits minister s OK  Saturday was the last day on  which objections to Gibsons ex-  paris.on program could be re-  g'stered.  The petition published in the  .CG_.st.News on Nov. 7 and 14  stated- that if a petition of at  least one-tenth of the owner electors of the municipality is received by* David Johnston, village clerk, or complaints are  sept to the minister of municipal  affairs in Victoria, within 30  days of the last publication, the  question would be submitted for  the assent of owner-electors.  From what the Coast News has *  learned few objections have  been submitted.  The next move by council will  occur at its meeting Monday  n'ght of next week when a resolution will be sent to the minister of municipal affairs, Hon.  Dan Campbell,t requesting that  official cognizance- of .council's  petition for expansion be made.  The area of expansion to ibe  considered takes, in the south  side of Reid road behind Granthams westward to include both  sides of Park road then jogging,  its way. easterly down to the*  Strait'of Georgia.  When the expansion becomes  a .reality Gibsons will be able  to state- its* population is 1,700  plus;' / Y       , ,. �����  af  ���sKS  .arty ; ���_  in Kiwanis  dow^of �� doubt that the public  in th!-*,* province. ^wants,. the  schools "built," he said. In'Vancouver^ the taxpayers'voted 64  percent^ in favor, and in other  districts the average was> 68  percent ..-favorable. .Mr.. Campbell Jhqped that the Minister of  Finance'w.11 recognizer this vote  i-    _������_-_    ._��������    v   _i  ing the busiest time of the^edit*  struction year. V4 \A * /.  Although the referenda have  been passed, each school district  will still have to go through a  number of stages- before the  schools can be built. Sketch  plans will have to be approved  by the Department  of Educa  as a dear mandate to' proceed ? * tion. After this has been done,  as soon as possible with approvals of badly needed,,facilities  and 'that there will be~no further delays in getting construction underway.  With this level of support from  the people of the province there  the architect can proceed with  working drawings. The Department of Education then has to  give permission to call tenders  and also has to approve the contractor before the contract is  let.  Rebekahs enjoy dinner  In the Parish hall, Gibsons,  Arbutus Rebekah Lodge held its  Christmas dinner and, party recently. Members of .the Sunshine Rebekah Lodge, Sechelt,  the Sunshine Coast Oddfellows  as well as their relatives and  friends enjoyed a splendid buffet dinner featuring traditional  turkey and ham, together wifh  gourmet seafood dishes. Mrs.  Celia Nuotio, .in charge of the  dinner arrangement-; and her  willing helpers made-the event  a memorable one.  A card from Mrs. Eva Peterson was read, greetings were exr  tended to4he:lodge and congfca-  tulations.were extended to retiring .Noble- Grand Martha Weal  on her forthcoming trip to-London, England, to visit her son.  Donald.  Following dinner, the Misses  Carol, Joan and Ruth Blomgren entertained the, guests,  most professional^ singing several Christn-ias.songs and carols �����  unaccompanied.  Games, contests and bingo occupied the balance of the evening, the highlight of which was  CLUBRQOM TO OPEN  The Giibsons Athletic' Association has announced that the hall  on Marine Drive in Gibsons will  be open on Friday and Saturday  evenings from 0:30 to 9 pjm. for  byos 7 to 15,years of age. Many  games are available for their  use.  the hat parade. Mrs. Alice Cherry- was awarded first prize for  her Quangle-Wangle hat while  Mr. Harry Reiter earned the  booby for his Engineer's topper^  Mrs. Alice Porte won a draw, a  pair of beautifully embroidered  pillow cases.  After an exciting balloon team  game, guests and members enjoyed coffee and a wonderful  angel cake before exchanging  greetings for the festive season  and departing'for home.  The Lodge acknowledges with  thanks the loan of a coffeem'ak-  er from the Super-Valu store.  Executive officers elected for  1969 for the Arbutus Rebekah  are: noble grand, Mrs. Mary  Strom; vice-grand, Mrs. Deborah Carruthers; treasurer, Mrs.  Winnifred Keen; financial secretary, Mrs. Elsie Hutchins, and  recording secretary Mrs. Muriel Ball.  MANY DONATIONS  Donations, have been coming  in to the Sunshine Coast Senior  Citizens Housing society which  it is hoped may make it possible  to pay off the debt on the land.  Up to the present time .some 20  organizations have made contributions. This1 week a generous  gift has been received1 from the  Totem Club. Individual' gifts  have been received in good num  ber this month bringing the total number of contributors near  to the 400 mark with amounts  varying from 50 cents to $5,000.  MemBiers of Branch 38, OAPO,  enjoyed their' Christmas 'Party  Dec. 13 as guests of the Kiwanis club with, memlbers of the Legion 109 branch auxiliary catering for them.  At the head table were the  officers and their wives, and  Hon. Isabel Dawson with the ladies finding corsages at their  places. Following dinner t a presentation was made to Mr. E.  Rosen, treasurer, who is retiring.  Hon. Mrs. Dawson outlined the  work being done "for senior citizens throughout the area, and  plans of things that were to  come in the near future. Mr.  William Haley thanked Mrs.  Dawson for finding time in her  schedule to visit the Gibsons  branch.  Mrs. Pat Hogan brought 12  Guides who sang carols and before leaving presented Jap oranges to Hall- members. Merchants and friend's through their  generosity enabled all 'present  to go home with a gift from  Santa Claus. Special donated  gifts were drawn for and won  by Mrs. Halstead, Mrs. Flockhart, Mrs. Gowland, Mrs. Keen,  Mrs. Forbes, Mr. and Mrs. Rutherford ..Mrs. Burt and Mrs.  Hitchins.  . L [ore than l^pefsons- follow-  jugK% dinner, -witnessed   the   ut-  ' club * officials ;at  a ^Junction "in  4 the Royal Canadian Legion hall  .Saturday evening.  Dave Hopkin was installed as  president by retiring President  Ron McPhedran. As vice-presi  dents he will have "Dan Wheeler  and John Harvey. WUliain Haley v  *#__rnr ''sehrMaltyrfdiA^^^y^  fors, treasurerY v --���-��.�����- -.. -  Directors" will include George*'  Cooper,     Charles   ' Mandelkau,  Frank  Lewis,   Mickey Parsey,  Bill   Laing,   Ozzie  Hincks  and  Bill Wright.     '   '  Greeting from premier  Premier Bennett's Christmas  Message:  For British Columbians, 1968  has been a year of progress; a  year whose accomplishments  give us ample reason for confidence in our future prospects  here at home.  But we are also citizens of the  world, who therefore must look  beyond our own borders to measure man's progress. And during the':tragic year now ending,  we have seen our neighbors the  world over suffer violence and  conflict.  While this is conflict not of  our own making, we cannot turn  away from.their suffering.. The  spirit of good will towards meh  which is the injunction of Christmas enjoins Us to pray for them  as for ourselves, that 1969 will  see a lasting return to peace on  eartb. .,'   : :,..'-  :���,    rY-'���;���/.  In  this  spirit,  and with, this  prayer in mind, I send, you-.best-,  wishes for, a happy Christmas  and   a   truly   successful   New  Year. -  Help for disturbed  Girls plan  carol tour  On Dec. 20 and 21, eight girls  ranging in age from 12 to 14  years, will be caroling in homes  and businesses of Gibsons to  raise money for the aid of needy  nad hungry people throughout  the world. All donations will be  turned over to the Red Cross.  The girls are Wendy Allnutt,  Kathy Potter, Janet Strom,  Theresa Lafbonte, Betty Topham  Lita Allnutt, Kathy Fisher and  Jennifer  Cooper.  The girls conceived this project in "order to share with others  and capture some of the real  spirit of Christmas.  The 2nd Group of Gibsons  Girl Guides will be out caroling  on Friday night from about 6:30  to 8:30 in the shopping areas.  Responding to a request from  a trustees' co-i_mittee on special  education, the Educational Research Institute of B.C; has awarded a grant of $6,000 for a research study of present educational provisions, for emotionally disturbed children in the  schools of British Columbia, together with recommendations  for a more adequate program.  Sechelt School district is taking  part in this program, R. R. Hanna, district superintendent, announces.  This study^ will be directed by  Dr. S. R. Laycock, former dean  of education ^at the University  of Saskatchewan and former visiting 'professor of education at  the University of B.C. Dr. Lay-  cock, who is a recognized national authority in the field of  special education, will be assisted in'the: study by James A.  Findlay, supervisor of pupil personnel in Burnaby school dis-.  trict.  The  study is  limited to  what the school can do for those  emotionally   disturbed   children  who can remain in school if special help and facilities are provided for them. It will not deal  with seriously emotionally disturbed -children who need treatment in a special, residential facility. ���������,;;   "  -������ V.'. .'���  y   .-���  The Canadian Mental  Health  association estimates that five  to 10 percent of children are  sufficiently disturibed to require  extra help. These are youngsters  whose inability to learn cannot  be explained by 'intellectual,  sensory or health factors, and  those who show persistent evidence of anxiety, fears and un-  happiness or despondence, agY  gressive of hyper-active behavior. These children frequently  have physical complaints without apparent cause and they usually have difficulty in getting  along with other children. Such  youngsters may disrupt the  work of the classroom, place undue strain on the teacher, and  further their own maladjustment  Adequate provision for the education of these emotionally disturbed children, who, with special help and services can be  taught in the school, should de-  . crease the number who otherwise would require special residential care and treatment.  i\uii>iuiiiuniu)iHiir.mniiniuu\��>uuw>fflniQwnnmmyin\ni)tB  JOHN NOW 93  John McDonald, Seaview Rd.,  one of Gibsons hardy pioneers,  celebrated, his 93rd birthday  quietly, Tuesday.  num  ' (Picture above, shows Danny  Wheeler and Jojhn Harvey flank?  Un��fl^��-*S<H^  - dran ami President Dave Hop-  -**&-- ���_ _ -1��� ��,_- >��-*_.:^-2_ tEHC  President McPhedran in recounting his year's -office as  chief tan 'said the club now \ has  ' 31 members and-is a fortunate  club. Directors were the powerhouse and he was very proud  of the group that were coming  up.  George Hopkins introduced the  new directors and mentioned  that one of them Ozzie Hincks,  was a charter member and was  at one time treasurer.  President McPhedran termed  Bill Haley, the secretary as an  asset to the club and the vice-  presidents as having proven  themselves, resulting in his having a great deal of confidence in  them.  The new president Dave Hopkin, presented the retiring president with a past president's pin  and added that Mr. McPhedran  on st epping down was taking  over the senior citizens project  of the club. ;.  Following the ceremony the  Pen Kings provided music for a  couple of hours of dancing the  new and the old.  CONST. BRUCE WAITE  has been added to the RCMP  force in Gibsons making total  strength now three constables  and one corporal. Const Waite  has been transferred frewn. the,  training division at PenfoldjY  Altak He comes from Ste.'Rose,  Manitoba. : Coast News, Dec. 18 ,19&8.  A turkey before Christmas  Serving the Mt. Elphinstone district (population 6,000) of the  Sunshine Coas* and1 the Sechelt Peninsula (population 3,000).  Phone 886-2622   *   P.O. Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  Published Wednesdays 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, $1.75 for six months. United  .States and foreign, $4.50 per year.  mmsmmmsm  A worthier path  Almost two thousand years ago Almighty God decreed that  there should be born the greatest Teacher the world would ever  know. Time and enough has passed for all men to have been affected toy His words.  His subjects were Faith," Hope and Charity, His discipline was  Love, and His passing mark, Compassion.  Take the,time to read the condensation of the lessons He gave  us in the Gospel according to St..Matthew, Chapter 5, with particular attention to paragraphs 3 to. 10: "  '   ''Blessed-are the poor in spirit; for their's is the kingdom of heaven.  . Y.---.Y'  '^Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall toe comforted.       Y . .-;���  "Blessed are the meesk: for they shall inherit the earth.  "Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after  righteousness:'for they shall be filled.  "Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.  "Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.  "Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called  the -children of God.  "Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for their's is the kingdom of heaven."  Abiding by thse simple rules how easy it. should have been for  man to be. truly just and good. Accepting them' today might start us  along a worthier path.  A Happy Christmas to all.  7 JULES A. MAINIL  Y  A| changing world?  -With all the talk of a changing world one is left pondering on  the stability of the young mind when it comes to defining Christmas  Tlie really young fry, regardless of the tempo shown toy their elders  towaids change, are unable to comprehend such a need when Santa  Claus takes over. Would they, if able to communicate verbally with  their elders, just ask the simple question, why?  Perhaps more of the spirit of Christmas would help the world  along it. tortuous path as the end of 1968 draws near. Who would  deny the happiness, of expectancy by a youngster; impatient because his elders want to sleep, at five a an. Christmas morning?  St. Nick may not be a prime subject for those Who seek the  downfall of what they call the establishment, but who would want  to tumble into the maelstrom of today's disputes, the celebration of  the birth of a child whose mature life did so much to bring order  out of chaos? *  Stripped of its overburdened trappings, Christmas remains a  challenge ��� a challenge to consider what the birth of One child  meant to the world. Even as a child He was subject to discrimination. Herod ordered the massacre of the innocents. We are now  able to celebrate Christmas because the massacre wais incomplete.  One hopes the changing world will have a rest this Christmas-  tide ��� a well deserved one.  Coast News  5-10-20 YEARS AGO  20 YEARS AGO  Gibsons PTA discussed the  possibility of obtaining a dentist to look after, dental problems in the. district.  Five trucks have started  dumping gravel for road purposes in the area from Wilson  Creek, to Sechelt.  A delegation appeared before  Gibsons municipal council seeking action from council on controlling tracking rates. '  Gibsons council, plans to build  a breakwater in vicinity of the =  municipal float:, to catch  sand  for a municipal beach. .  Deplorable condition.? on the  highway has .resulted in a resolution to- the highways department from the executive of Sechelt Board of Trade.  10 YEARS AGO  As a result of a strike on  Blackball Ferries, the Union  Steamships announces it will  run a two-trip-a-day schedule  while the strike lasts.  Tom Forrester was re-elected  president of Pender Harbour's  Canadian Legion branch.  Sechelt's junior band took  part in a carol festival beneath  a 40 foot decorated tree at the  cenotaph.  Norman Burley and Lauritz  Hansen were elected to the  council at Sechelt.  Sechelt municipal council has  decided to look into the possibility of improving street lighting for the village.  FIVE YEARS AGO  One-hundred and twenty performers took part in a Christmas concert when pupils of Roberts v Creek school presented  what was described as a riotous concert.  Sechelt's council decided to  drop its opposition to the chlor-  ination of effluent to ibe carried  by the sewage system from St.  Mary's Hospital and the Indian  Reserve into bay water.  Gibsons Recreation commission decided to work with the  Kinsmen club for the construction of a wading pool for children in Kinsmen Park.  Sechelt St. Mary's Hospital  Auxiliary has given the hospital  a cheque for $1,7185 to cover the  cost of an operating table.  (By JULES A. MAINIL)  Mother and Dad had been  farming for some six years, i,The  farm, already modestly successful, consisted of the hopiestead  and a half section purchased  once the homestead hadp.be^n  proven up. It had a good complement of horses' ��� enough' for  two outfits ��� a dozen'head of *  cattle, a few pigs, chic-cens.and  this year for the first'tlnie^-ten  white turkeys of which Mother  was very proud. For the7fj.Tst  time there would be a realf.Caft-  adian Christmas dinner in rthe  Mainil home, a turkey. Not cfan  berry sauce yet, tout a-turkey��.J-  I suppose we were a typical  immigrant family, very EurS|  pean and, in our case, still very  Belgian, tout at the same timje  we loved Canada and were anxY  ious to partake of alii its was^s .  and customs. The household was  made up of Mother, Dad, my  maternal grandlmotlner whorh  we called Marraine, my baby  , brother., Hector, myself, the  eldest now aibout five of si|_  years old, andi the hired man  Jimmy McKean. He was the 2j):  year- old son '. ofs neighboring  Scotch immigrants' who were  only slightly greener than we  .were. ' .^  *:      *   Y*-' - 7,Y  It was a beautiful cold early  Decemiber day, the snow roads-  were good and Motherland Dad  were going to town, as the' small  village of Forget about14 miles 7  away was usually referred to. 7  Probablythe main  reason for.77  the 7trip /wasto buy  oranges, Y  nuts,   candies   and  ayiew  toys Y  for tlie beloved sons, and a cou>;7  pie of bottles of spirits for the Y  grownups to serve to the good-  neighbors who would be inifor-Y  mally calling oyer the holiday^  season. Y,-Y\ YY 7. v-./'��������� ������:y--:[y-:$^.  The left early, 30 miles with;;  farm horses in _M) below weather. 7  was ho mean undertaking ������ youY  had to let them take their t_me^;  about seven hours travelling forY  stirred   everything    thoroughly  arid there was the "stuffing.  Jimmy brought in the .beautifully plucked turkey. Marraine  who had dressed numberless  chickens in her day, thought to  herself, "Why it is only a big  chicken," and went to it.-  She dressed the big bird, set  the giblets aside, and stuffed  it. So preoccupied had she been  that she was unaware that Jimmy had silently been watching  her. She looked up and a huge  simile creased his faoe. Happily  she smiled1'back; what a team  they made.  It was now about one o'clock.  .Marraine shook the range, tried'  the oven with her hand, popped  in the turkey now comfortably  "resting in a big, bread pan, and  closed the oven" door. Jimmy  went back to work;.  accepted all this, and ,ourselves  for that matter, pretty well as  His in any case.  Oh I know that that turkey,  that stuffing, that bread soaked  in the gravy, could not possibly  have been as good as I remember it, but it was good, good  enough that after almost. 60  years I can still taste it. We ate  in silence, ate until the baby  belchced, ate until the eldest  son still looked, but could no  longer eat, ate until all were replete in that peaceful, warm  farm kitchen.  The usually wordless Jimmy  was the first to break the silence. "Boss," he said, "I'm nae  so mad at the horse now as I  was a few hours ago." Marraine  may riot have known English  but she could grasp even an implied compliment with the best  of them. She made a polite little  bow to her cohfederate.-  Jimmy's words brought a roar  of laughter from Dad.. 'We came  to Canada determined to be  good Canadians; in JFact we are  going to be such good Canadians that we will even have eaten a practice turkey before we  eat a real Christm'as one."  Kindnss and good1 humour sat  with us. 7_  *  *      *  Things returned -more or. less  to  normal.  Marraine kept hex  stove  at a  medium heat  and  watched the turkey cook.  She  was proud of. what she had done "  but also  a little  worried.   She  knew that Dad would enjoy the  whole episode and eat the turkey with relish. With Mother it  was somewhat different ��� she  had raised the turkeys with a  great deal of trouble, she had  set her heart on having the best  of  these turkeys   for  the  first  truly Canadian  Christmas  dinner. It had overtones that went  beyond the flesh and bones of  the bird. Oh well, what was done  was done.  '������'   YY-v.7.,...',;.YYY-,7.  From six o-clocl_ on she started going to the kitchen -door to  listen for the harness chimes. In  the clear quiet winter evening  you  could, hear  and ;recognize  them from two of .j threeYmiles  away. Shortly before seven she  heard them coming. The turkey  was beautifully done ;-������,' bax>wn -  and crisp it filled the small low;  house withYa   trulyYiwoi-derfulY  smell.  She*took '��� thev-tufkey -but Y  of the cooking pan, put it on another pan and back into the ov-;  the round trip. Mother and DadJt en. Carefully, loviiiglyishe stir- 7  were young  and; they  enjoyed^ red flour into the; turkey, juices  what they were sdoirig;  snug injj   in ftthe bottom %f' the pan. She  my bed I heard then, laughing::��.r added potato water S-ndcpntinu--  as they started out in the cf eck-;vf -ed stirring'7 it ?w^  N. Richard McKibbin  Gibsons  'ling dawn.  *  Marraine was now in complete  charge. She was the mistress of  the establishment, also the baby  sitter, the general factotum, and  the preparer of huge meals for  the ever hungry hired man, the  silent, gentle Jimmy. Y  '  All was going well���dinner,  as the noon meal was called,  was over ��� the boysY reasonably co-operative, had been fed,  and bedded down for the mid-*  day nap. Jimmy, well filled, had  gone back to his chores and  Marraine, happy in her responsibilities, had settled in the rocker next to the kitchen range and  started knitting.  Now tragedy struck and a crisis was at hand. Jimmy, with a  doleful and baffled look on his  face, walked into the kitchen  with Mother's biggest turkey in  his armls. A horse had stepped  on it and broken its leg just below the knee. Now you must understand that Jimmy did not  know one word of French and  Marraine did not know one word  of English, however what they  lacked in langiiage they made  up for in common sense. By  gesture and much useless  French and English they reached their decision and made their  plans. ;  *    '#'    *  Jimmy took the turkey to the  chopping block, out off its head  and plucked it. Marraine iri the  meantime had to decide how to  deal with it. First of all it had  to be stuffed but with what ahd  how. As a good Belgian cook  she knew about srtt-Cfing veaX,  pork and fish, but this was different and it had to toe right.. It  was a serious experiment in  Canadianism. She had brought  in a frozen roast of pork from  the porch which she had been  going to use for supper. She cut  a generous piece of this,and' put  it through the meat grinder,  mashed a few cold potatoes and  crumbled slices of homemade  bread and threw everything into  the mixing bowl. She broke an  egg over the mixture, added  chopped onions, salt and pepper  and the herbs she used so well,  CURRENT NEWS  ABOUT LEG CRAMPS  Intermittent claudication is a painful cramp  in the leg. It generally occurs in the calf muscle  or thtgh while' walking. Its usual cause is insufficient blood supply due to hardening of the  arteries. During hot, humid weather a great loss  of salt may be a cause.  It is presently impossible to cure hardened  arteries. But you can walk slower, take certain  leg exercises and your Doctor can prescribe  medicines which dilate the blood vessels. Some-:  times, if, there is an obstruction at some point  in the large arteries, you may'need surgical  help.  Your doctor can phone us when youv> 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  1Bm   885-2238   ' ' 886-2234  Dependability ��� Integrity ��� Personal Service" _  STORE H0UPS ��� 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ��� FRIDAY 9 a.m. fo 9 p.m.  OPEN All DAY WEDNESDAYS  to end airgraviesYBy this time  she was completely involved in  what she had done; she knew  she had created a masterpiece  but how would her masterpiece  be received.  Mother walked in the door  carrying some parcels., closely  followed by Dad with the big  box of groceries and goodies.  Mother's ���, first words were,  "Marraine, what smells so'  good?-" -Marraine, pretty edgy.,  blurted out, "A horse stepped on  your biggest turkey, broke its  leg ahd Jimmy and I killed, pre  pared and cooked it for our supper when you got home." By  ' this time Marraine was pre-  ; pared - to have. Jimmy a full  partner in the whole undertaking.  ; Tears sprang to Mother's  jeyes and she said, "Mamma,"  >not. Marraine, "Mamma, how  jcould you do this when you  'knew that I wanted the first turnkey eaten in this house to be  eaten at Christmas?"'Dad sharp  as he wasp suddenly realized  that this was important, took  Mother by the arm and said,  "Flora, did you not hear wh*t  Marraine said? A horse broke  the turkey's leg, they could not  leave it to suffer so they killed  it, dressed it and cooked a wonderful supper for all of us to--  night." ,  ������'*; '���" #     #    .#��� ���  Suddenly everything was; Tight  They had had a wonderful trip  to town. Dad had kidded her,  gently bossed her about and  through it all she had been completely sure of his and her family's love. And now, a wonderful  supper after hours  in  the;     I . "'" ���!  ��& cam. the coat a���, on .*__     1 Otd0T    YOUT    SubSCrtpUOn  the   apron.   She  and Marraine \ i<VfYYY%   Cn/lQt   ATWdic  really set to work. The potatoes : J tUffl  \^iUUbl   IV VWb             .���--*.  were mashed, the carrots were i I  put on the table. The bread, the j _,.-__,                                                                                           I  butter, the pickles were already !   NAME .,   j  there.  Mother carved the tur-     | i  key on the back of the kitchen      j   ADDRESS .....; 1  stove  and Marraine filled' the :                                                                                                          ;  plates   and   put  them ; at   our I                                                                                            .          !  places. We sat down!, baby and     I   FROM (Your Name)    I  all,  and started to eat. There f     ~                                                                                                   I  was no Grace at our house, we     '. ....J  ��� �����������������������������������������������������������������������������*���-��-���������������������������������������*���������������������--���������*���������������***�����������*������������������������-��������������������������������������������������--���������*���������-��������-���*--��������*������.������������**������*������������< Christmas Greetings to ail our  friends from St. Mary's Auxiliary, Port Mellon.'  The following people send  Season's   Greetings   to   all  their friends on the Sunshine  Coast and in lieu of Christmas cards they have donated to the Port Mellon Hospital Auxiliary.  Ernie and Pearl Hume.  Norman and Irene Jewitt.  Jimmy and Margaret Swan.  Harry and Meena Gokool.  Glyn  (Taffy)  and Gwyn Davies.  Lome and Eleanor Wolverton.  Mrs. Harold J. Watts.  Chris and Ann Johnson.  Chris and Margie Christiansen  Jack and Elsie Willis.  Clarence and Hazel Graham.  (Christmas Greetings to all our  friends from St. Mary's Aux  iliary, Sechelt.  Dr. and Mrs. Bill Stuart.  Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Bligh.  Phil and Elsie Nicholson and  family. ' &*���  Cliff and Glenna Salahub.  Eileen, Ivan and Jimmy Smith  Louis and Polly Benner Sr.  Dr. Eric, Bonnie, Karin, Car-  la, Guy and Mark.  Jim ,and Phyllis Parker.  Art and Mary Redman.  Walter and Irene Burtnick.  Frank and Sylvia Jones.-  Capt. and Mrs. Sam Dawe.  Jack and Lee Redman.-  Cecil and Rene Lawrence.  Leo and Elsie Johnson.  Rocky and Mary Henderson  and family.  Orv and Eve Moscrip.  Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Vosburgh.  Mrs. Ann Davies.  Norm and Marg Burley.  Bill and Beulah Lawson and  family. _ _  Ervin and Dianne Benner and  familjF. .    , .  Les and Polly Chamlberiain.  Alan and Rosa Swan and family.  Margaret Bolderson:     m  Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Shaich.  Billie and Julie Steele.  Mite&and Les Jackson and  family.*  Chris Crucil.  Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Wing  and family.  Mrs. J. G. LeQuime.  Mt. and Mrs. Danny Holland.  .Tiack and Marj Morgan.  Henry and Louise Christensen  and Brian and Ted.  Janet ;ahd Malcolm McTavish  and family.  Gordon, Maureen, Sharon,  Kathleen-and Nadine Hall.y-y  Harry^and/Frances: BJ. Hill.  Manford, Marion and Shirley  Cook. 7'T-- -���'..' '.  Roy and Nellie Erickson.  Gary, Roberta and David Foxall.    '7.7-7-     .-.     '   ...::��� :..'..     -  Ted and Joyce Farewell and  family. Y  Ed and Celia Messner, Merv  and Jill.  Cece and Mary Gordon.  Mr. and Mrs; Frank Claydon.7  Henry and Judy Wiebe.  Bill and Wilma Thompson.  Cliff, Peggy, Mary and Margaret Connor.  Mort, Martha and Faye Reid.  Charlotte Jackson.  Ray and Shannon Stocfcwell  and family.  Standard Motors.  Dick, Vona, Richard, Neil,  Janet and Grant Clayton. -���  Roy and Grethe Taylor.  Terry and Thelma ���Aylwin.  Christmas Greetings to all our  friends from St. Mary's Aux  iliary, G>ibsons.  Mr. and Mrs. W. Davis.  Mr. and Mrs. G. Richards.  Mrs. Marie Scott. -:y. ���"-. 7- .;. .<  Oney L. DeCamp. ;  Mr. Charles Heino.        ivv  7 7'  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wyngaert '  Mrs. Sally Thompson.  Mr. and Mrs. Austin Moorcroft and sons.  Mrs. Anne Burns.  Mrs. Pearle Tretheway.  Mr. and Mrs. P. Fletcher.  Mrs. " Mary Macintosh and  family.1  Mrs. M. Myers.  Mrs. Dora Benn.  Mr. and Mrs. Andy Vander-  horn.  Mrs. Lorne Mason.  Rod1 and Irene Green.  Mrs. Ella Hicks.  Jim and Verla Hobson.  Mr. and Mrs. Eric Inglis and  family.  Mrs. Robt. Telford.  mm^m'tim-m:  Editor: Following is a copy of  my recent letter to the Minister  of Education. ��� D. A. McElhoes  Hon. D- L. Brothers,  Minister of Education,  Parliament Buildings,  500 Belleville,     -  Victoria,'- B.C. '  Dear .Sir:  It has come to my attention  that a book called The N:gger.,  written by a Mr. Dick Gregory,  is in the library of the Elementary School in Gibsons, B.C. I  am told there are other similar  books in the same school and  in the high school in Gibsons.  This'book (The Nigger) has language which has absolutely no  place in our ' school libraries.  For example, such words that  , are commonly known as four letter words appear.   .  ���I know that there are some  so-called liberal thinkers today,  who say that this is the way it  is, so why change it.-Such thinking displays their extreme ignorance. Just because our air  is polluted ��� with poisons and  harmful substances, this does  not mean that we deliberately  put the same into the food that  our children eat. When books of  this type appear in our school  libraries, it has the appearance  of condoning, such language, yet  if our children were to use these  words; they would be severely  reprimanded.for it by the same  people who appear to condone  it. '  Board explains  new bus policy  The School board policy for  kindergarten transportation has  ibeen .expanded to allow such  children to use school buses provided there is room for them.  Here is the addition to the present- policy:  There is no obligation on the  part'of the board to use public  funds for transportation ofTkin--  dergarten pupils.' Rule 17:08 of  the Council of Public Instruction  approves transportation grants  with respect only to pupils enrolled in Grades 1 to 13.  The board agrees to amend  existing policy and permit kindergarten pupils to ride school  buses haiving vacant seats pro  vided that:  Pupils enrolled in grades 1 to  12 are not displaced, f  No bus carries more than its  legal limit of bodies.  Bus routesand whedirte_Yirill  not be expected to,change in order to accommodate idndergar-  ten pupils.      YY:- -iY-YYYY 7--:  No kindergarten pup-l;;wiU be  permitted to ridewholives within 2&_! miles of the school (Regulation 17:08 re Grades 1-3.)  It is understood that this privilege can not ibe made available to every kindergarten pupil in the district and the board  will not have to arbitrate where  a dispute may arise among parents because there may hot be  room on the bus for all kindergarten pupils in any particular  area.  FIRST ANNIVERSARY   Y  The December 4 meeting of.  the Sechelt Auxiliary to the  Brownie�� and Guides took the  form of a Christmas dinner par-,  ty at the home of Mrs. Charlotte  Jackson with, leaders and- members of the Pender Harbour Auxiliary as guests. It was pointed  out that this was Pender Harbour's first anniversary.  ���, Mrs. In'grid Underhill and Mrs  Pat .Nestman: were enrolled as  members of: the local Girl Guide  association .by vMrs. Harriet  Newton: The next meeting will  be at the home of Mrs. Mary  Flay on Jan. 8.  Expert Repairs  TO  ��� AUTOMATIC WASHERS  ��� AUTOMATIC DRYERS  ��� DISHWASHERS.  Factory Trained on all Makes  also  VACUUM CLEANERS  NUTS   &   BOLTS.  Ph. 886-2838  I understand that this book is  not on the regular list of books  recommended by the school  board. It is with these thoughts  in mind that I would appeal to  you, as our minister of education, to exercise your authority  to protect our children from this  kind of foolishness and hypocrisy, which would endeavour,  to spoil our educational institutions which we are normally  proud of.  ���D. A. McElhoes.  Editor: The Board of School  Trustees wishes to thank you  for the interest and co-operation  we have received from your  newspaper in publicizing Refer-^  endum No. 9.  We realize that the shortness  of time created some difficulty  for all concerned, and without  your assistance it would not  have been possible to publicize  the Referendum in time for the  Dec. 7 vote.  We look forward to your-continued co-operation in helping  us to keep the-public informed  on local educational matters.  ���Agnes Labonte, public relations committee.  AND NOW NUTMEG!  If sales of nutmeg in a western grocery chain suddenly  start to climb, the company  says it will do "the only decent  thing" ��� pull it off the grocery  shelves. The reason? According  to Canadian Grocer, a recent report or rumor claimed nutmeg  was capable of producing hallucinogenic effects, like LSD or  a'rplane glue. Sales of nutmeg  soared sky-high in five stores  of one^ grocery chain in Edmonton recently. Company officials  removed it from store shelves,  deckling to dispense it only at  hceck-out counters. An official  of the same chain in Calgary is  prepared to do the same thing; '������[:'��������� ��� ,���--.���''-' ���  "we've got to find out what this  is all about," he says.  Coast News., Dec. 18, 1968.       3  Bus. 266-7111  Res. 278-0874  E. E.   (MICKEY) COE  Brown Bros. Motors  5690 Granville SU  Vancouver 13,  B.C.  .mmmmm.m-i  s**��"Z��*'''<i  <__*  ��#*?"*?"���-     . :  ������ ..,.-,-_���_^,,... --  ��� ������������  ���������  Editor: -The president and  members of Pender Harbour  Auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital extend grateful thanks for  the excellent coverage your  newspaper has given in publicizing the auxiliary's various activities and meetings during the  past year. This has .been of  / great help to the auxiliary and  is much appreciated.  With best wishes for the holiday season and continued success in 106��,  ���Winnifred Course.  ���������������  <_S*  <_��  ���_���������  <_��  ORDER YOUR  CAKES NOW  Delicious   full-rich   fruit   cake, dark   or  light.   Also   available   without nuts   or  peel.  Decorated if desired, at no additional cost.  Of course  you will  want  at least one  for your own holiday festivities.  1 lb. & up  $1.10  per 16.  _������>-  ��� ���������������  ���������������  ���������������  <_-_-  ���������������  ������-���*  ��������������  t\H'i*i>��%'Z *** ?/  CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE  Wed.       .   12 noon to 5 p.m  (After 5 p.m. by  appointment)  Sat.        -     2 p.m. to 5 p.m-.  Post Office Building, Sechelt  Telephone  885-2333  O  ���������������  _��'  ...���#tt  fOR SPECIAL BAKING REOIHU-MEHTS  ORDER EARLY ��� Cookies, Cakes, Etc.  JUST ARRIVING ��� IMPORTED CHRISTMAS CANDIES  HENRY'S BAKERY  ��������������  ������������-  GIBSONS BAKERY  /'   1562 Marine Drive  886-2415  HENRY'S COFFEE BAR  Sunnycrest Plaza  886-7441  VILLAGE BAKERY  Sechelt/  885090b  ��� -.��������...-  ^?��f(?(f��?��f��?��f��ftf��f��f��f��f(f|f||f��ftf��f<f*?��?��f��f��ftf#f|i��f��!f!tf;  the pilsener for those  know real quality.  'i-  Tins advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by the Gpvernment of British Columbia.  PIL-68-H2 4       Coast News, Dec. 18, IMS.  COAST NEWS WAN'T ADS  Phone  886-262...  DEADLINE, TUESDAY NOON  COMING EVENTS ~~  Dec. 24 and 27: Gibsons.Public  Library will1 be closed Tuesday  and  Friday.  ^f_��-3��-_fr_^iSt^^  GREETINGS  Hear the Christmas Bells, They  are ringing but our wish to you  for a Merry Christmas and a  Happy New Year. In lieu of  Christmas cards we have donated to the Salvation Army.  ���-Pearl Tretheway,  Cecil and Bernice Ohamber-  To all our friends on the Sunshine Coast, Minnie and Matt  Huhtala wish, you all a Merry  Christmas and a Happy New  Year, and in lieu of a personal  greeting card have made a donation to the Central City Mission. '[:'"':  Mr. and Mrs. D. Jones of Gibsons wish their many friends on  the Sunshine .Coast a Merry  Christmas and.a Happy, New  Year. In lieu of cards we, have  donated to the Mission to Seamen, Vancouver.  The  Season's Greetings to my  friends.   Donation   to   a   good  cause in lieu of cards.  .',���Madge Newman:        7  Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a-Happy New Year to  all our friends. ���'��������.  ������Gene and Linda Yablonski.  Phone  886-9652  VICTOR A. DAOUST  PAINTER & DECORATOR  40 years experience  First class jobs, inside and out.  Baby sitting Christihtas Eve and  New Year's Eve. Phone 886-9327  Plain sewing or alterations.  Mrs. N. McKenzie 886-2737.  VERNON & SON BU__LDdMNG  (Formerly A. E. Ritchey)  Land clearing with  clearing blade  Grading and Excavating  Competent work, Service  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887  Do you require part time bookkeeping, statements, balance  sheets- and personal income  tax?  Phone 886-9331.  We fall danger trees, top trees,  and remove limbs. Experienced,  insured and guaranteed work.  Free estimates. Phone 885-2109.  Highest prices paid for old postcards and envelopes postally  used. Write or send to G. H.  Melvin 3407 30 Ave., Vernon,  ,B.C... ..  Will buy patches of standing  timber. Phone 886-2459.  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  I960 % ton Chev pickup. New  motor. $750. Phone Walt Nygren  Sales, 886-9303.  Canopy for a Datsun pickup.  Contact Wally at Wal-Ven Auto  Body: 886-7133 night or day.  BOATS FOR SALE  MISC. FOR SAU  BIRTHS  MAOHON ��� Rae and Jackie are  pleased to ��� announce the- arrival  of their- chosen son, Darren  John, Dec  Ii; 1968.  DEATHS  DIRAlSSAR ��� On Dec. 19, 1968,  John P. Dirassar of Gibsons.  Survived by 1 nephew. Funeral  was held Sat., from the Family  Chapel of the - Harvey Funeral  Home, Rev. D. Morgan officiated. Interment Seaview Ceme-  .' tery. '7..,.;  '���  HYLTON ��� Dec. 12, 1908, Robert Henry Hylton; D.V.M., aged  48 years, of Reid Rd. Gibsons,  B.Cf    Survived   by   his7 loving  wife; Phyllis; ^ son Tom andi:  daughter,  Jill;Y 2   sisters,  Mrs.  Mary.   Rudolph/  Port   Mellon;  Mrs.    Elizabeth   Bruce,   North  Vancouver;    1   brother   David,  Montreal. Funeral-was, held Saturday   at  2:30 p.m.   from   the  Family  Chapel  of  the Harvey  Funeral  Home, "Gibsons,   B.C.,  Rev.   M.    Cameron, officiated.  Cremation. V  THOMPSON ��� Dec. 12, 1968,  Ruth Thompson, aged 85 years,  of Granthams Landing. Survived  by 1 son, George, at home, and  many friends. Funeral service  was held Saturday, at 1 p.m.  from the Family Chapel of the  Harvey Funeral Home Gibsons,  B.C., Rev.;M. Cameron officiated. Interment Seaview Cemetery  CARD OF THANKS  A very special thanks to Elphinstone Recreation Group, the  Bingo Refreshment Committee  of Roberts creek, Union Local  297, all Port Mellon Mill Employees and- longshoremen, Sechelt Lions Club, and all those  who donated in our time of need  A heartfelt thanks and our appreciation.  ���Peter and Anna Cavalier.  I wish to thank all the kind,  friends for all" the lovely get  well cards received while I was  in St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver. A special thanks to Dr.  Hobson.  ���Oscar Swanson.  F10RISTS  Flowers  and  Gifts  for all occasions  'LissiLand Florists  Gibsons, 886-9345  Sechelt   88344B5  HELP WANTED  GOOD MAN  OVER 40  for short trips surrounding Gibsons. Man we want is worth up  $15,500 IN YEAR  plus   regular  cash   bonus.   Air  mail   S.   Q.   Dickerson,   Pres.,  Southwestern Petroleum  Corp.,  Ft. Worth, Texas 76101.   .  WORK WANTH)  Carpentry, new construction or  alterations. Free estimates. Ph  886^7421. .   Y  Tricycle, as��new, Suitable for 2  to 6 years. Phone 886-2531.  General house trailer, 1966 model, 10' x 52'., 2 bedrooms. Ph.  886-2602 or Lineker Trailer Court  Near new 8' over cab camper,  $1,100. Phone 886-2775.  Set of barbells, 120 lbs., as new  $18. Phone 886-7756.  Older model Frigidaire refrigerator. Phone 886-2613.  Propaine gas drier, about 2 years  old, good condition, wringer  washing machine; bedroom suite  like new. Phone 886-9612 after  5 p.m..  Wood and oil ranges.  Coleman  oil heater, $5.95.  WYNGAERT  ENTERPRISES  7   Phone 8864840  Brand new walkie-talkie, cost  $95. Special for Christmas $60.  Phone 886-9373 after 6 p.m.  Holly for mailing 25c branch or  $250 lb.  Small electrical appliances. .  Home  of SONY transistors  and TIMEX watches  EARL'S AGENCIES  Gibsons,   886-9600  Winston Robinson     ; Prop?  Two 100 foot rools of 3 inch plastic pipe, suitable for sewers, 50c  a foot in short lengths, or $80  for   the   lot.   Box   1047,   Coast  News.  AUTHORIZED DEALER  For Health Supply Centre  Winnipeg  We sell Food Supplements  , PURE FOOD PRODUCTS  PURE  UNPASTURIZED HONEY  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  880-9340  NOW IS THE TIME!  to have  Outboards  Lawnmowers  serviced and ready for  Spring  NUTS & BOLTS  Head of Wharf  OPEN  ALL WINTER  2 pair Dayton caulks. Ph. 885-  9976 evenings.  DeMOLAY CHRISTMAS TREES  SAVE  HOURS  OF STOMPING  THROUGH WET FREEZING  BRUSH AND SEARCHING  FOR TREES IN A LAST  MINUTE RUSH  FREE DELIVERY  FOR INFORMATION  PHONE   ���  886-7050    ��� 880-7711  LAYAWAY GIFTS  FOR CHRISTMAS  Choose from a wide selection of  House Plants, Planters, Aquariums, Pet Beds, Doggy Coats,  Canaries, Budgies, Hamsters,  Turtles, Goldfish and Tropical  Fish. GIFT CERTIFICATES  available.  MURRAY'S  Your local Garden and Pet Shop  Phone 886-2919  IF IT'S SUITS - IT'S (MORGANS  885-9330, Sechelt  HORSEMEN!  For your tack needs see  Walt Nygren Sales  Gibsons, 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  CGTltS  EARL'S IN GIBSONS  886-9600  Manure, delivered. Phone 886-  2253.  Flathead Ford V8, 332 cu. in.  Ford V8, Sea V Chrysler V8,' 40  hp. diesel, 6 cyl Chev'. All five  completely marine with Borg-  Warne'r hydraulic transmission;  direct drive or with reduction  gears. Brand new Volvo stern-  drive with Chevy IE power. Together or separate. Phone .886-  REAL ESTATE  Two' adjoining lots on Sechelt  Highway   (100   x   265). Village  water. 790  F.P.. $4,500  View lot in village., near shops  932  F.P.  $2,500 ��� Terms  Early possession ��� Comlfor-  table two bedroom home on  view lot. ��� 899  F.P.  $7,300  Gibsons ��� Centrally located.  Clean, attractive, two bedroom  home. Finished rec. room. Utility room. Large porch. Electric  range, garbage burner and oil  heater included. Nicely landscaped view lot. " 936  F.P. $13,500 ��� Terms  2765.  ANNOUNCEMENTS  For all your, travel infbttrfg-tioh  and bookings contact Margaret  MacKenzie, -local agent |or  Eaton's *Where-to-Go' Travel  service. Phone 886-2960. ,;Head  office 5i5t West Hastings, St.,  Vancouver. :%-?  ,.. ���..���..���..     : rl v  HAVE YOU A     1  DRINKING PROBLEM     -  Contact Alcoholics Anonymous (closed meetings) Gibsons, Ph. 886-7106 or 886-2924.  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.  COMPRESSED AFR  SERVICE FOR  Skindivers' and Firemen's  air tanks  SKINDIVERS AVAILABLE  FOR SALVAGE WORK  MARINE ACCESSORIES  Paint, fibreglass, rope, canvas,  7 7   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 Office 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.  ROOM ABOARD  Now available, Room & Board,  winter rates. Peninsula Hotel.  Phone 886-2472.  FOR RENT  16*59 Marine Drive, Gibsons, 2  bedroom upper suite, from Feb.  1. Electrically heated. Phone  880-9940. y  Available Jan. 1, 2 bedroom furnished house, Davis Bay. Phone  886-7480. 77  Single room for working man.  Apply at rear door, 1749 Marine  Drive, Gibsons, after 11 a._n.  Semi-furnished 2 bedroom trailer, 10' x 52*, Gower Point Rd.,,  R. W. Vernon, 88*2887.  Furnished 3 room suite, auto-  oil heat, fp., elec. appliances.;  Men preferred. Phone 880-9061.;  Mobile home space available.  Sunshine Coast Trailer Park,  Gibsons. Phone 886-9826.  BEST ACCOMMODATION  IN GIBSONS  MAPLE CRESCENT  NEW DELUXE APARTMENT  1, 2, 3 bedroom apartments vacant now. FREE heat, washig  facilities, drapes, blinds, parking, water, garbage collection. Colored appliances and';  plumbing. Luxury living at low i  cost.  Phone 886-2905  WANTED TO RENT  Workshop, garage or shed suitable for building 18 foot boat,  close to Gibsons. Phone 886-  2622.  Agencies Ltd.  Realty & Insurance  Gibsons  Call  C.  R.  Gathercole  Office 886-7015  ,    GET INTO,  THE XMAS  SPIRIT      .���  JOIN THE  FUN  Be sure to call in at  K. BUTLER REALTY  and try your-skill  Enter our annual Xmas Contest  Cash prize  DRAWING ON DEC. 28, 1968  K. Butler             ��� 886-2000  Ron McSavaney ��� 880-9656  Ed Butler            ��� 886-2090  Don Tait             ��� 883-2294  K. BUTLER REALTY  & Insurance  Gibsons, B.C.  .    Phone 886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  A MERRY CHRISTMAS  TO   EVERYONE  FROM ALL OF US AT  McMYNN'S  . E. McMynn 886-2500  Do Wortman 886-2393  J. Warn 886-2681  Box 238, Gibsons, B.C.  EWART McMYNN  REALTY & INSURANCE  . NOTARY  PUBLIC  MEMBER:  MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE  Phone 886-2248  PROPERTY FOR SAU:  "Gibsons, Oampsite-buiiaing. One  minute to beach, 2 views. Small  acreage, take trailer. Box 1046,  Coast News.'  View lots; West Sechelt. Phone  885-9330,  885-9796  or write Box  .441; 7 Sechelt.  ��� --���^��� ������������-������������ ��� ��� ���  1 double frontage-large view lot  ; ��� cleared ��� near good beach  area M paved road, water, light  and   telephone.   R.W.   Vernon,  1886-2887   -  oi 7        NEW   SUBDIVISION  GOWER   POINT   ���  Choice building lots, 1000 feet  from beach, good view. Easy  terms, R.W Vernon ��� 886-2887  C0KRIKTMM  Everything tor your  building needs  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt. Phone 885-2283  PETS  One Airco auto, oil furnace and     Garage in Gibsons.  250 gal. tank. Phone 886-2897.       7156.  Phone 886-  Christmas poodle puppies, toy  and miniature, most colors,,  from $50. Phone 885-9797.  Christmas pets, Hamsters $1,  equipped cages, $4; Phone Sandra, 886-9890.  Poddies, grooming, clipping.  Years of experience. Telephone  886-2601.  One of the most exotic tropical fish exhibited at the Vancouver Public Aquarium is the  poisonous lionfish, one specimen  of which has been at the Aquar-  iumi for 13 years.  BE A BLOOD DONOR  BOWLING  E & M BOWLADROME  High scores- for the *week:  Evelyn Shadlweli 757, Irene Rottluff 286, Roy Taylor 729,, Garry  Boyce 288.  Ladies Coffee: Ruth Harrison  508, Isabel Hart. 553, Jan Rowland 505, Evelyn Shadwell 575,  Peggy Volen 502, Doreen Crosby. 637 (241), Irene Rottluff 618  - (286).  Gibsons A: Roy Taylor 729  (273, 248) Garry Boyce 621 (288)  Jack Fitehett'295, Ken Swallow  666 (242), Don MacKay 734 (250,  261), Ray Day 260.,  Teachers: Vince Lemke 649,  Evelyn Shadwell 757 (259), Roberta Postlethwaite 016, Sylvia  Bingley 250, Gene Yablonski 637  (242).  Thurs. Nite: Freeman Reynolds 672 (250),, Orville,Shogan  678 (251), Bill McGivern 713 (248  258), Ann Thompson 613, Hugh.  Inglis 600 (276), Carol McGivern  260., Betty Wood 249.  Students (2 games): Steven  Oharlesworth 322 (1172), John  Buckle 278 (156), Paul Scott 308,  (181), Leonard Green 263 (164).,  Ricky Delong 256, John'-Volen  246, Trevor Quarry 247, Susan  Charlesworth 232, Ken Buckle  226, Todd Postlethwaite 228,  Garry Harris 223, Bruce Green  203.  Coin club news  Giibsons Coin Club meeting  Dec. 16, arranged for the drawing of their raffle, ;jn Ken's  Foodland, Fri., Dec. 20. There  are five prizes, and these will  be on display Thursday and Friday at Ken's Foodland.  The club is getting off to a  good start, and hopes to hold a  general meeting early in January. All interested in coins ahd  this club; are'invited to phone  Walter Valancius at 886-2157 for  more information about the club  and the next meeting.  The support received from- local residents for this raffle has  been greatly appreciated by the  club, and.any profit realized by  the raffle will assist in getting  the club off to a good start. A  list of prize winners will be published in the next issue of the  Coast News.   -  a$.��i$i<H$HH��HH$i��.i!  IJHUft.il SUttlCES  ��� - ���*��� ANGLICAN":   7,  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  Sunday, Dec. 22-  Joint'  St. Bartholomew's-St. -Aidans  Service, 9:30 a.m. '-���  with Archbishop. Gower   '  7; 30 p.mi.,. Evensong  . , and Children's Play,  \ Christmas Eve  11:30 p.m., Eucharist  Christmas Day  9:30 a.m.., Communion  , and Carols ,  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  . .11: -   a.m., Holy Eucharist  St.. Hilda's.   Sechelt  8 a.m., Holy Eucharist  9:30 a.m., Church School  11:00 a.m., Communion  7:30 p.m., Evensong  Church .of His. .Presence,  3 p.m., Holy Eucharist  Christmas Eve  Children's Pageant, 6:30 p.m.  11:30 p.m., Midnight Eucharist  Christmas Day  '9:30 a.m. Family Eucharist  St. Mary's, Garden Bay  .-    11 a.m.:, Holy Eucharist  UNITED  . Gibsons United Church  11:15 a.m.. Divine Service  7 p.m., Service and Social  .9:30 a.m., Wilson Creek  2:30 p.m., Roberts Creek  BAPTIS1  CALVARY BAPTIST, Gibsons  Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.  Evening Service 7 p.m.  Prayer Meeting, 7:30 p.mi Thurs  BETHEL BAPTIST,  Sechelt  11:15 a.m.,-Worship Service  7:30 p.m.,   Wed.,  Prayer   Rev. A. Willis  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  TABERNACLE  Member  P.A.O.C.  886-7272  Highway and Martin Road  Evening Service 7:30 p.m.  Tues.   Bible  Study & Prayer  .   7:30 p,m.  Fri.   Clubs  &  Family Services  Sunday School 9:45 a.m. "  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  GLAD TIDINGS  Gower Point Road  r        ,    ���    880-2660  *���     r ' "Sunday"   ~V--s "'*  Sunday School; 10 a.m. '  Morning Worship, 11 ajn. *  Evening Service 7 p_m.  with Choir and Specials - -  Tuesday  Testimony  and Exhortation  Service 7:00  With once a month Special  Evangelistic Service  Transportation available  to all services  Mt!*!��!*!*tt?*? ��?*?*?  "1  Bus. 266-7111  Res. 278-0874  E. E.   (MICKEY) COE  Brown Bros. Motors  5690 Granville St.  Vancouver 13,  B.C.  IT'S DIFFttBJT!  IT'S TORfflC! ir$ GREAT!  ITS :PSYCHEDEUC!    ���  -}mt'mM^.m^^:.ylyyyy  BRING THE FAMILY ��� HAVE  Fri., Sat.. Mon., Dec. 27> 28,30  at 7 p.m.  Sunday. Dec. 29  at 1:30 p.m.  CLOSED  CHRISTMAS,  BOXING  and  NEW  YEAR'S DAY Coast News-, Dec. 18, 1968.       5  Coffee party  The Roberts Creek Auxiliary  to St. Mary's Hospital .were  guests; of. Mrs. C. Hilchie for  the'-"last .meeting of the season  which combined business and a  social evening.  Mrs. R. McSavaney agreed to  substitute for Mrs. M. Tibb at  a comimittee meeting on Jan. 7.  Final plans were made for the  Coffee Party on Friday.  An amusing card was signed  and::_ent to Mrs: K. Baba, who  had just returned home from  [ hospital.  The ~ door prize was won- by  Mrs:. W. F. Clark and Mrs. J.  Naylor won the scrambled word  game. Gifts were exchanged followed by a dainty supper.  Roberts Creek members will  serve on-Jan. 4 at the Thrift  Shop.  ������������_"  <_��  ...a*  ���������������  4_*  ��� -���������  -l ' - ' , '  Let Us Help You  with your last-minute  gift shopping  %%i8z��yy:y......  mmmzm  HOLBECH ��� SNEDDON  A double ring ceremony in St.  Mark's Anglican Church, Qual-  icum Beach^ B.C.., on Nov. 9,  united in marriage Lorna Sallie,  daughter of Mr."and Mrs. Wm.  R. Sneddon of Gibsons, and  Richard H., son of Mr. and Mrs.  Ronald H. Holbech, of Coombs,  B.C. The Rev. William Hill performed the- ceremony.  The bride was charming in a  traditional lace gown, featuring  inset crystal georgette panels  and lily point:j_leeves, her shoul-.:  der length veil was complemented with a headpiece of white satin roses. She carried a trailing  bouquet of deep pink roses and  white carnations.  The maid of honor, Miss Jan  Portelance of Parksville, wore  an empire style sleeveless floor  length-.peau-de soie gown of pale  blueysatih with a matching floral/--headpiece. She carried a trail  ing bouquet of white carnations.  . YMrYTed Deiwar of Qualicum  Beach was the best main, and  ushers were Ken Sheddfa.., brother of the bride and Mr. Don  Klint, of Parksville.  The bride's mother chose a  pale green silk crepe ensemble  with matching hat and bone accessories and yellow corsage.  The groom's > mother chose a  pale blue shantung dress Yfea-  turing a wedding ring neckline,  with white accessories and pink  carnation corsage/ 7  A..'receptidn\rwasv'held7at'';the  Coombs hall with4 Mr. Gljrn Davies of Port Me__on as master  o* ceremonies. Mr. Williaim  Fldckhart proposed the toast to  the bride.  Forj agoing away the 7 bride  chose "'"a camel ensemble with  gold and dark brown accessories  and a corsage of Talisman roses  After a honeymoon in Oregon,  the couple.will reside in Parksville.- ,     ,.,    Y  Special .guests were ���, Mr. and.  Mrs. Wilt-am Flockhart and Fay  Duncan; Mr. and Mrs. Glyn Da-'  vies, Port Mellon; Mr, and Mrs.  Don McKay ��� and; Danny, Mr.  . and Mrs, AU Boyes 7iand'. Pain,  Miss Wilma Maiidelkauj "of Gibsons; Mr. and Mrs. J. Setchfield  Derek and Leslie of Roberts  Creek, and Mrs. H. Holbech of.  Vancouver.; ,;"  Price goes up!  Wildlife Review, the provincial government's quarterly conservation magazine, will increase its subscription price on  Jan.: 1 jfrbm;.$l for two years to  $1for "one year.  Editor W. T. (Bill) Ward explains1 that rising, costs are being met by making the periodical more self-sustaining.  Wildlife Review., published (by  the department of recreation  and conservation, is widely respected for its role in. conservation information and education.  For the first ten years of its  existence it was given away  free. Now in its 14th year, it has  about 40,000 subscribers in more  than 70 countries.  BEGINNERS'CERAMICS CLASSES  ��� '���.                                                                            ?           1  1  Starting January 7  "���'at" -       'yy,7, "���  '���::y>y:.:y ��� ���^-.���Y\V;;-.:-C^              'fY-Y ')''-���  Rose & Art Enterprises Studio  -                  TPhone 886-2069 for Information  AlWOUNCEM^  St. Mary's Hospital is now opening the Physiotherapy  department and has engaged the services of a fully  qualified physiotherapist on a full time basis.  Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  January 2nd, 1969. -  commencing  Anyone requiring this service please obtain a requisition  from.your doctor and bring your medical coverage number. .'"������' ''������������'[''  ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL SOCIETY  ���������������  <__*  THRIFTEE LADIES WEAR  NEXT TO THE BANK OF MONTREAL ��� GIBSONS ��� Ph. 886-9543  OPEN 9 to 9 THURS., FRI., M0N.f ��� SATURDAY 9 to 5:30  4S_>  4ft"  ��� ������������  -sat-'  ���_...  -__>���  ���������������  h <V  ft'  '��� i  ��� '��� ".  #{jMt?t!ttt?t!t;titj^  v.  Check Your Local Sechelt Stores  for their 6y..m.  & t. ��� I  : *_:. *,    "���  '������A     ���-.-*. i ���  t-i     .1  10% DISCOUNT  on all Christmas Tree Decorations arid Lights  PET SUPPLIES  COMPUTE AQUARIUM  Setup 5V_ gal.  Regular Christmas Specials  Boy Scout  Pine Tree  Nuts  ����6tcKt��eeKMttMME<ctete��etctcei  Reg. $26.10  SPECIAL $17.95      I      OH SALE THIS STORE $| Box  _n^>J^*>}**����*>ia��a***��j��fc>;��_��i2  PET SUPPLIES  COMPLETE AQUARIUM  Set up 10 gal.  Reg. $37.10  SPECIAL  Christmas Shoppers  STORE HOURS  THURSDAY  FRIDAY  SATURDAY  MONDAY  TUESDAY  9 - 9 p.m.  9 -9 p.m.  9 -9p.m.  9 -9 p.m.  9 - 5:30 p.m.  DEC. 19  DEC. 20  DEC. 21  DEC. 23  DEC. 24  We thank all for their patronage over last year  i      and hope in the coming years we may  serve you better and retain  your support  Have a Very Merry Christmas  Elphinstone Carol Group  Singing Carols at Sechelt 12 noon to 1 p.m.  Saturday. December 21. Come hear them and  sing along with them ��� the songs of Christmas-  tide.  I  m  SechelT, B.C.  ���2335 6      Coast News, Dec. 18, mm.  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  AL'S USED FURNITURE  Gibsons ��� 886-28121  ROBERTS CREEK NEWS  Mrs: Vivian Swamson's special  Christmas present;was'a broken  arm sustained iri a car accident.  , OES memlbers will enjoy their  annual Yuletide party following.  the regular meeting on Thursday. Y  Miss Vicki Fossett is home  from Vancouver for the holidays  The Hospital auxiliary coffee  party on Friday was immensely successful as friends dropped  in steadily during the morning  for refreshments and a chat and  to buy the little items for sale.  VILLAGE OF  GIBSONS  Next Meeting Date Advanced  The date of the next regular meeting of the Council  has been advanced to Monday, December  23,  1968,  at  7:00 p.m. due to the holiday season.  DAVID JOHNSTON,  December 16, 1968.                Municipal Clerk.  SEAVIEW MARKET  ROBERTS CREEK ��� Ph. 886-2467  REGULAR HOURS 9:30 to 6 ��� SUNDAYS 1 to 5  CLOSED CHRISTMAS and BOXING DAY  also NEW YEAR'S DAY  As leaders on the Sunshine Coast in the sale and  servicing of Power Saws we offer a complete  range in the following wellknown makes  HOMEUTE CANADIEN  PIONEER STIHL  McCULLOCK  GOOD USED CHAIN SAWS  Choose from a wide selection ���-all reconditioned  and in good operation  SAVE 20% ON CHAIN SAW CHAINS  We sell and service  MERCURY OUTBOARDS  Let us help you select the model best suited  to your'requirements  Specialists  in  Marine  Accessories  Agents for  Jacobsen  Power  Mower's  Headquarters for  LOGGERS EQUIPMENT  Including axes, wedges, gas cans, tapes,  Hard Hafs, Oil, Etc.  NOW IS THE TIME TO BRING IN OUTBOARD MOTORS  FOR WINTER STORAGE AND OVERHAUL  CHAIN SAW CENTRE  Cowrie Street, SECHELT ��� Ph. 885-9626  Outline Memorial fund  The regular meeting of the  Pender Harbour Auxiliary to  St. Mary's Hospital was held on  Dec. 11, with the president, Mrs.  D. Philip and 18 members present.  Mrs. O. Sladey gave an interesting report from Co-ordinating Council. Mrs. G. Gooldrup  reported the Thrift Shop was  progressing favoralbly, being  open for business on Thurdays ���  and Saturdays.  It was decided to hold the annual meeting on Jan. 22 at Ma- .  deira Park Legion ^Hall. It will  be a luncheon meeting, commencing at 1'2 noon. Annual reports will be read, and there  will be an election and iristalla-  .'tibn of officers for 1969. Dues  for the year may >be paid at this  time. Associate members and  prospective memlbers are welcome at this meeting.  Mrs. -B. Warden, , Mrs. - T.  Scales and Mrs.. R. Course were  appointed! . to % i_Jhe nomination  committee. "      '      -   '"''    s  A .member asked for information about the Memorial Fund.  It was explained that donations  were made, to the fund j_i' memory of loved ones. This auxiliary  will use the proceeds for some  necessary projectvwhen the extension of the hospital is com  pletedl  The President wished all mem  bers a merry .Christmas and1 a  happy and prosperous'' New  Year. The next meeting will be  on Wed., Jan. 22 at 12 noon in  Madeira Park Legion Hall.  Beneath the Vancouver Pulblic  Aquarium is stored 431,800 gallons of seawater, which is  pumped in from the nearby inlet  Stitch a picture!  t  You can toe artistic with your  sewing machine and create a  wall-hanging that is handsome  enougih to give for Christmas or  put in the holiday bazaar.  The basic design is done with  free-motion machine stitching  which requires no attachments,  reports the Canadian Cotton  Council. Strips of cotton bias  tape andi fluffy pompons made  from thread complete the unusual wall-hanging.  To make the hanging as pictured^ cut two 20 by 21-inch rectangles from cotton homespun.  Across the top of these pieces,  cut out four 2 by 3-inch sections  evenly; spaced^, These will form  loops for the rod1.  On right side of one fabric  piece, sketch (flower arrangement design. The bowl and flower leaves are outlined and shaded with free-motion stitching. To  'v-a<ijust!;-your;:''.:!_nac_i_ne for free-  stitching;; set stitch regulator in  neutral position; remove presser  foot, .and' lower feed! dog. Clamp  fabric in an embroidery hoop,  centering the design to be stitched in' the hoop. Y  Each time you begin to stitch,  draw bobbin thread through the  fabric. Hold.-thread ends, lower  presser bar and, needle into the  fabric, and then'stitch slowly at  an even rate while moving hoop  back and forth. Co-ordinate machine speed with movement of  the hoop. This method allows  stitching to be made in any direction���in straight or curved  Mines. .'[       . .  Flower stems are made from.  . single-fold: cotton bias tape. Simply fold tape in half, wrong  sides together, and baste or pin  into position. Blind-stitch stems  to fabric.  ���Flower petals also are made  from, single-ifold bj|as tape. For  each petal, cut an inch and a  half strip of tape and press bottom fold out flat. Hold tape horizontally, wrong side towards  you, andi overlap folded edges  to form a cone. Gather bottom  raw edges and secure stitches. ?.  Arrange five petals at end of  each stem to form flower., and  sew in place.  The flower pompon centres  are made'from' cotton mercerized thread. One small spool will  make two centres.  .Before making pompons, cut  about 40 inches of thread.from  spool and1 fold in half repeatedly for ties. Then slash spool  lengthwise with a razor blade,  cutting   through   all   layers   of  in  Whan you'r*. ready to nam*  th* day ... m* th* btavtlM  RAINBOW  WEDDING HIVE  INVITATIONS AHD  ANNOUNCEMENTS  COAST NEWS  GIBSONS  Ph. 886-2622  thread. Remove thread, from  spool in one complete section  and > tie securely one-half, inch  from each end. Cut between ties  fluff threads, and' sew in center  of flowers.  Complete wall-hanging- by facing the two fabric pieces. Place  right sides together and stitch  a half-inch seam around edges,  leaving a six-inch opening on  one side. Turn to right side  through opening and press. Slip-  stitch opening closed. Form rod  loops by folding down extensions  at top edge and hand-stitching  in place.  KELLY'S  GARBAGE REMOVAL  HOLIDAY PICKUP SCHEDULE  DEC. 24: LAST PICKUP FOR ROBERTS CREEK  UNTIL JAN. 2  NO PICKUP DEC. 25 and 26  DEC. 29 to JAN. 2  Thank You Everybody,  from  nele  Mick*  for  Fash  ion  oml  Party Shoes - Hi Boots  Men's and Boy's Dress awl Winter &><>b  ���'A'? .":  1 For Those on the Go  SAMSONITE LUGGAGE  and ATTACHE CASES  Children's Party Shoes and Winter Boots  ���     '���'���. . .���������-.  Golf Shoes for Morn and Dad  (Par Breaker.)  LADIES HANDBAGS  Canadian and Imported ��� Mexftan Hand Carved Bags  UNCLE MICK'S SHOES  Cowrie  Street ���  SECHELT ��� Phone  885-951__> (By a Practicing Lawyer)  Copyright- applied for '���  These articles have been written from a non-technical. point  of view and have sought to a-  void legalistic terms and words;  However, ':-a< certain, minimum  legal, vocabulary .is necessary,  and we list ^a few- of the commonest terms together with'  their general meanings:, vendor  ��� seller; purchaser ��� buyer;  plaintiff ��� a person who sues  another; defendant ���- a person  W-io is sued; summons ��� the  document that 'start-* a civil law  suit or legal action;  civil case :  ��� a law suit'between individuals, firins, companies or other*  organizations..       .,  Criminal case ��� ?a legal proceeding between the state (using  the title of the reigning sovereign, Regina or Rex $s the case  may be) and an individual or  company, etc. arising out of ah  alleged crime charged against  the individual, etc., a crime  being  a   breach   of   a. federal  Coast News  statute* for which a"punishment  is provided, for example,, theft,  robbery, breaking and entry,  murder etc.; quasi., criminal  case ��� the same as a criminal -  case except a breach of a provincial statute is involved.  Defence -f- this term is used  in both, civil and criminal mat- .  ters and refers to how the de-  , fendant  or   accused'  person  is  ' meeting   the,;, claim   or  charge  brought  against him;   contract  ��� an agreement between two  or more person's, requiring them  to do something, for example,, a ,  sale,!hiring, rental etc.; tort���,,  a civil ,,wrong other than one  arising but of contract, for example, trespass, defamation of  character,  car ] accident's.  Covenant ��� a legally enforceable promise, for example, a  promise to pay for goods, or deliver the goods, in a contract of *  sale; service ��� the delivery, of  a,summons or other legal document, for example, serving a .  . plaintiff with a summons; court  ��� sometimes this means a court  room,-:- it may also refer to  some'particular court, supreme  court, county court, magistrate's  court, etc. ���*i't may. also be .  used to designate the person or  persons who decide'or hear the  casej , magistrate, judge, or .  judge and jury if there is one.  Deed ��� a document transferring clear title to land; agreement for sale ��� a document  giving the .purchaser..the right  to clear title after he has made  all the payments.  yk  vvH  "' "j&^IMti-Y  lv. SECHHT 2:4* p.m_   "  *v. GIBSONS 3:20 p.m.  Lv. UNGDALE 3:45 p.m.  Ar. VANCOUVER       5:15 p.m.  SECHELT MOTOR TRANSPORT LTD.  ;gtci��to��tci��tc^^  UQRE'S VARIETY SHOP  . . Phone 885-9343 ��� SECHELT  Is the Place to do your  Christmas Shopping  WE WILL BE OPEN  THURSDAY  FRIDAY  SATURDAY  MONDAY  TUESDAY  DEC. 19 ��� 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  DEC. 20 ��� 9 a.m. to 9 pirn.  DEC. 21 ��� 9 sum. to 9 p.m.  DEC. 23 ��� 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  DEC. 24 ��� 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  CLOSED DEC. 25 and 26  REGULAR HOURS DEC. 27 ON  ROBERTS CREEK  Mr. and , Mrs. Ralph S_nith  who were married in Vancouver in 1947, celebrated their anniversary on Dec. 7.  Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Edwards:  and two children, of Lethbridge,  are here for the Christmas season, guests of . Mr. and Mrs.  John B. Saunders. Coming from  Los Angeles will be another sister of Mrs. Saunders, Mrs. Fred  Kennedy, with her daughter,  Nancy.  K. & R. SIMPSON  FLOAT SERVICE  Storage,  Repairs,  Building  Repairs to Island Homes  Wood Cutting  Box   432   Gibsons  Ph. 886-2432  Coast News, Dec. 18, 1968.    .   7  LAND ACT  NOTICE OF INTENTION TO  APPLY TO LEASE LAND  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver and situate on Nelson Island opposite Earls Cove.  Take, notice that Agamemnon  Log Sort of Vancouver, occupation Log Sorting intends to apply for a lease of the following  described lands:���  Commencing.at a post planted  at the North Westerly corner of  this application being approximately 2000' North Easterly of  the North West corner of Lot  7280; thence (1) Southerly on a  straight line to North West  corner of Lot 7280; thence (2)  South Easterly on North Boundary of Lot 7280 to N.E. corner  thereof; thence (3) Northerly  and parallel to course (1) to a  point-, opposite point of commencement; thence (4) to point  of commencement; and containing 6 acres, "more or less, for  the purpose of Log Sorting.  Agamemnon Log Sort  D. J. Roy (Agent)  Dated 14th October, 1968.  Nov. 27, Dec. 4, 11, 18.  CANADA'S Cowboy Troutoador,  Stu Davis, and his balladeer  son, Duane, narrate the history  of the early West in the new  estirig. series Trail-Riding Trou-  bador., Wednesdays on the CBC-  TV network'(in color). ...   .  $.i��.��i$iti*.��.$i$i��r<i>  A Gift  She Will Love  <v5  HATCH BOX TOYS for  STOCKING STUFFERS  CAMB ���M0DEIS  JIGSAW PUZZLES  PAINT BY NUMBtt SETS Be.  *OYS   TOYS   TOYS  BAUBLES7Y TREE UGHIS  GIFT TABU DISPLAY  Instead of sending, ^local  Christmias. cards, these families have donated $218 to  Central City Mision.  Dave Rees. -   ,  Anne Drummond,  D. Herrin andT_enny.  Fred and Pearl Feeney. ."���',  .   Bill and Shirley Feeney. .  .  Earl and Ethel Bingley.  Helen and Jim Clark. -'':   '���..,  Mr! and Mrs. L. Harrop.  Eleanor and George,Mullett.  Mrs. Eiva Pilling.  Mrs. E: Diotte.  Mrs. D. Kennedy, Jean, Lottie.  Gladys and Harold Stewart.  Mr.  and Mrs.  Davidson and  family.  Tub and Doris Skellett.  _*Mr&and.:Mrs. Harry Winn.      ,Y  Y^Mrr-and"Mrs. J. A. Wicklund.**  Fred and Elsie Saunders.  Albert Crowhurst  Robert and Marion Alsager.  Maureen, and Lloyd Partridge.   -,  Mrs. Ethel Barnes.  Ken and Doreen Crosby.  .    Mrs. Annie Allan.  Mr. and Mrs. Steintorunner.  Mr. and Mrs. M. Huhtala.  . Reg  and Ruth Godfrey.  Ron and Arlene Godfrey.  - Fred and Maryibell Holland.  Jessie, Syd and Kathy Potter.  Bill and Helen Weinhandl and  family.  Daisy and Frank Bailey.  Mrs. Sabeena Gardiner.  Bill and Georgina Nasadyk.  Bud and Celia Fisher.  Ray- and   Florence   Johnson  and family.  Ted and Louise Hume.  Fred and Hazel Corley.  Ernie,   Michael   and  Brenda  Herrin.  Bill and Jean Scott and family.  Mrs. Ida Lowther.  Marg, Harry and John Smith.  Dick and Edith Kennett.  John and Doreen Matthews  , Mary and Fred Stenner.  % - John Harvey.  Dick and Marlene Blakeman  and family.  Morris and Nancy Nygren.  Bill and Carol McGivern and  family. .  Margaret and Stan Trueman. ..  Val and Al Boyes.  Bill and Bea Skellett and family. , ' ;  Florence Craven.  *Dick  and   Marilyn   Ranniger  and family.  Jim   and   Stephanie  Chaster  and faanily.  Ray anod Lucy Fletcher.  Mickey and Lorna Alvaro.  Ron and Irene Oram.  George and Vera Ruggles.  Mr. and Mrs. Labonte*:  Diane and Peter Fromager.  Dorothy and Keith Wright.       <  Ivy, Ted and Debbie Fiedler.  The Haigs.  E_mer and Anne McDannald.  Pat and Mike Fromager:  Dave and Jill Hill.  Peggy and Marvin Volen.  Mr. and Mrs. Austin Moore-  croft.  Bob and Jean Wilson.  Brian and Lily Edgren.  Lome and Amy Blain.  Reg Adams.  John and Mary Solnik.  Madge Newman.  Harry.   Deanna,   Renee   and  Tim- Robertson.  Steve and Betty Holland.  Archie and Jean Russell.  ^immmimmm  from H. Bishop  Distinctive Gifts for Those  Last Minute Shoppers  DRESSES ��� COSTUME JEWELRY ��� GIFT LINGERIE  Smart COATS ��� CAR COATS ��� SUITS - GLOVES  "BAGS ��� BLOUSES ��� CARpJGANS ��� SUMS  HOUSE COATS ��� PULLOVERS ��� HATS  H. BISHOP LADIES9 WE All  4--v L Ladies' Wear is our$jjtY Business" "-^  Cowrie St.,  SECHELT ��� Phone  885-S002  ����*_K_ftl_tf_gMX->-l_m  *  Sx_}m,,*-_.j* -.-* ���  THE THOUGHTFUL GIFT  a subscription to the  COAST NEWS  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2622  Your gift will arrive not once but every week in the year. Your  relatives and close friends will be interested in what is happening  where you live. A twinkle in his eye  (By ERIQ THOMSON)  A long time ago when Dan  McGregor was editor of the. Province and he %and I were clearing adjacent lots on the Hopkins shore, there used to appear  from time to time in the right  hand column of his editorial  page articles on how to establish a farm at Gibsons Landing.  These were under the initials  A. J. C, and it was clear that  the writer knew what he was  writing about from the grass  roots up.  In those days we got here by  steamer, and the officers and  crew of the Union Steamships  were a widely travelled and  knowledgeable set of men, and  these articles were the subject  of deep discussion in the smoking room and freight deck, the  mariners having a dream' of  some day swallowing the anchor  and of going farming, while Dan  and I were already on the  ground and larding the.<lean  earth with our toil. None of us  then knew that the polished  author had' had a remarkable  life in sail around the world before he was 21.  What lay back of Gibsons  Landing was a terra incognita  to the lot of us, and I don't  think that those articles led to  any sales' ashore, other than  that one deckhand bought a waterfront lot about where Gibsons  shipyard is now,, for all of $700  and wondered if he would ever  get his money back. - They' did  stimiulate enquiry as to where  this farm lay, and when it became known on shipboard-that  the lonely clearing on the* skyline was the place that was written about, we kept an eye on it -  as the seasons passed. I recall  that A. J. C. concluded the- series with the simple" deduction  from his experience, that no one  could make a living from the  land alone in this district, but  there had to be some money for  store goods acquired by work  for wages.  The years passed. Dan McGregor retired to North Vancouver, I retired from that city to  here, and the Union Steamships  retired from West Howe_Sound_  altogether, just under !J0years'  ago, but A. J. C. came to life  again with his furred and feathered friends, this time in the  Coast News. To my regret, I  never shad speech with him, but  fromi time to time we passed on  our'lawful occasions' in Gibsons.  He raised' his 'eyebmw ��� over a  twinkling- eye to' me, and I returned the compliment. Words  were unnecessary, and now are  unavailing, other-fthtan' to express the sympathy of his wide  circle of friends and readers  with his family and kin in their  bereavement. >  Back' in October, 1959, when  John Husby died, Mr. Charman  wrote under the heading Vale!  John, we follow you, the following eulogy to a friend:,  , To a small and dwindling  group of old men, the passing of  John Husby will have special  significance1.  We are men of an era that  was waning even in our early  days at sea, though' many hundreds of taE ships "> were still  carrying the commerce of Great  Britain arid Europe over the Seven Seas. We heard the red gods  call in the challenge of tornadoes, " squalls that screamed  through the .'gallant rigging  and among ourselves we speak  a language unknown today ���  the language of sailing ships.  The '.'square-rigged tickets",  the certificates ' of competency  for which we worked so long  and hard, arid, which gave us  authority to take charge of a  watch on a'Jhiljr, at sea, are no  longer issued'ai-d are museum  pieces even as we are ourselves  as we await the call to the last  payoff.  The incidents, on the long life  of a man of John Husby's calling would be _-vai_y~.and varied.  I well recall his telling me  that as' a lad he had served on  a biological expedition that was  studying marine life off the  coast' of Norway.- Dr. Fridjof  Nansen.was a member of that  expedition ��� /.and-it was no  mean memory rto * have been  afloat withf Nansed aboard.  Later on{^John' was mate of a  schooner^tbat.brought a load of  gold-seekers .from Europe and  through the.Magellan Strait on  their way to' the Klondike diggings. H^^^^-^yeaw of service  were 's^mWM^yamed man in  the net loltss.of .our" great industry on this coast:  Vale! John, we follow yc  FOR CHRISTMAS  l 1  Choose from our large assortment off Canada's  best known makes fK-uding  MOIRS ��� NEILSONS -* ROWNTREES ��� BLACK MAGIC  CADBURYS ��� MACKINTOSHES ��� TURTLE  CHRISTMAS NOVRTIB  GIFT TOILETRIES  Welcome at any time... widje selection off  CHANEL FABERGE, YARDLEY, COTY, ON-TiiE-WIND,  DESSERT FL0W&, EVENING IN PARIS, MAJA, IN LOVE,  DuBARRY, APHRODISIA, QUELQUE FLEURS, CHANTILLY,  ESCAPADE. IMPREVU  ��� _-   ���_  FANCY SOAPS, BATH SALTS and:COLOGNE  Gifts for Every Member of .tie family  KRUSE DRUGS Ltd.  GIBSONS SUNNYCREST PL_\ZA .'���.-$.���        SECHELT  Ph. 886-2234       Ph. 886-2720 yY^h. 885:2238  CHRISTMAS SHOPPIHG HOURS  THURSDAY,   DEC.   19   ��� 9 to 0  FRIDAY,     DEC.     20    ��� 9 to;/<9(:  MONDAY,    DEC.    23    ��� 9 to 9  TUESDAY,     DEC.     24 ��� 9 to 6  9^>^^��}-^_^S:-_n-2a5^fc^S}3j^2*>*_n��}��>J>}^>^^>)*>i>^:  Hew about a Coast News one year Subscription as a  CHRISTMAS GIFT ��� A 52 week gift for $3  ��*>^m>^^^^����^<_-_>^^��  New stock of Bon-Bon and Serving dishes, Carving  ���' sets and Steak knives ":  Small Electrical Appliances  Frigidaire Appliances with G.M.A.C. Payment Plan  ' NO. PAYMENT TILL MARCH, 1969  EARL'S AGENCIES  Winston Robinson, Prop.  E  Phone 886-9600  Details of the wedding ceremony for Marilynn Simpkins of Davis  Bay and William John Ayres of Gibsonswill be found on another  page m this issue. Above is the bride and groom." r   ,  -,'���-���       ��� PhotaLby Dennis Gray.  New vicar welcomed  Thank  You!  \  Branch 109 Royal Canadian Legion thanks  all its friends for their support on Poppy Day  and wishes them a Merry Christmas and a  Happy New Year.  The congregation of *St. Aidan's Anglican church spent a  happy social hour in the Parish  hall last Sunday after the service of Evensong, the occasion  being to welcome their newjyi-  car and his family, RevyD  Morgan and |__rs. Morgan /��  their two<% phildren.        1T4$L  Mr. G. Mould, people'^wa^JA  told   Rev.   ivtfongan * and - purs. ^  Morgan how delighted the con--  gregation  were  to  have  them  and hoped they would:be happy  among us, to which Rev. Mor-  292,000 calls  The B.C. Telephone Company,  announces it expects British  Colombians will place a total of .  292,000 long distance calls on  Christmas Day ��� 41,000 more  than placed in B.C. on Christmas Day last year.  More than half of these calls.;  some 154,000, are expected .to  be customer dialed in theare&s  which have Direct Distance Dialing service, these include ,90  percent of the 900,000 telephones  in the company's system.      '  The balance of the calls will-  be handled by operators staff-'  ing every available switchboard  position in the company's long  distance centres throughout the  province.  In all, 1860 operators will be  at work in B.C. Telephone's system during the 24 hours of  Christmas Day, with 773 of them  in the Vancouver toll' centre, 131  in New Westminster and 71 in -  Abbotsford, About 500 "other  telephone people will be at work y  during the day to ensure that  facilities are maintained.  LEGAL  PUBLIC NOTICE  Public notice is hereby given  that Gibsons Radio Cabs, Fisher's Taxi, and Sechelt Taxi are  applying for an increase in the  Howe Sound - Pender Harbour  passenger tariff. Brief details  in rates are as, follows:  "Minimum charge ��� any point  within a radius of *& mile 60c,  subsequent rates increased on*'  a pro-rata basis."  Charge, for  extra stops  10c.  Waiting time: first three minutes free, .07 per minute there  after. N  . Any objections to the afore-7  mentioned changes may ibe filed  with the Superintendent of Motor Carriers, Public Utilities  Commission, 1740 West Georgia  Street, Vancouver, B.C., by December 27th, 1968. Proposed effective date is January 10, 1960,  gan replied saying he and his  wife had already fallen in love  with the Sunshine Coast and  hoped "to spend many happy  years here.  The tea table was gay with  a: table cloth o��> Christmas motifs and 'a hugejbowl of holly in  the\ centre.*', -��*{'- Y/  T^Rev. Morgan, comes' from St.  John's, Shaughnessy, - Vancouver to fill' thevvacancy caused  by the. former vicar Rev.-, J. H.  Kelly being, jpo_$e$_ to apposition  in England. He-preached his  first ~ sermon on the.. Sunshine  Coast, at the 9:30 Qomimunion  service.'at St. Aidan's, Roberts  Creek, on Sunday, December 8."  His induction will take place  next Sunday, Dec. 22 at St.  Bartholomew's, Gibsons at the  9:30 a.<m. service.  SERVICE STATION HOURS  for Gibsons  26  9 to it  12>^ 3  3 to   6  GIBSONS SHELL SERYICE  .^Charlie Mandelkau  SUNNYCREST MOTORS  Bill. Wright  :v  GIBSONS AUTOMOTIVE  Carl Horner  CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY AHD NEW YEAR'S DAY  i*_WtXIMI��WC9����ICiKtt^  Gibsons Welfare Fund  CHRISTMAS  Thursday, Dec. 19  LEGION HALL - Gibsons  NO HONORS  20th GAME-  *���             ���  -50 CALLS $500  52 CALLS $250  53 CALLS  or MORE $100  DOOR PRIZE #AW - $60  ". ' 7      .     : *���.. ��������� ���   \y ". v "'���'   ������ ���."'���' <  Reno All-Expanse  In response for donation, fo Hie Sunshine Coast Kiwanis SenW  Citizens Building fund fhe winning Met for the all expense  8-day Reno Bus Tour for fwo will be drawn. Christmas Section  ^P^V-S^  So many times we've fried fo say.  The things we feel from day fo day.  The way you've helped us carry on,  And understand when things go wrong.  Perhaps we haven't made it clear,  ���So may we fate this time of year,  Jo try again in words not new,  And extend these Wishes just for you. >^."*: ���*.  #  -*1 ^  *  7&e j*t* St 7Uc4  etc tirtaJUrtfy yocc  and crft yacitt, fatted  one* # &uUty  Seohelt  May the  season bring  both spiritual and  material blessings to you  Ted and Pearl Osborne  Osborne Logging Co. Ltd.  Porpoise Bay Road ��� Sechelt  May your  Holiday  be bright!      _  Management and Staff  K _E TOWING & AUTO  SALVAGE  Roberts Creek  ��*>iai��i*5j^a��53-��jsi5tsjji��3}ai*_Ji-:  GIBSONS EEORIC  Don and Marg, Phyliss,  Gordon, Michael, David  and D., J.  ������_-��������*�����-������-���--_-������������������������������__���  A Booti-ful Christmas to    V  All bur Loyal Customers  Micky and Betty  Uncle Mick's  Sechelt  MERRY CHRISTMAS!  Hope Your Holiday is a Driving Success  Bill Wright and Staff  Sunnycrest Motors  Gibsons  May your holiday be Bright  Have a Merry Christmas ?'  The Smiths and the Sneddons  Pink Elephant Laundromat  Gibsons  s.-gss-TFresffSffgg'  May your  Manager and Staff  Royal Bank of Canada  Gibsons Branch  &3^^��@��l@CU3e*-��^^  >�����!*  GREETINGS  From The Store That  Suits Men Best  Morgan Thompson  . Seohelt  ���^fr3aata_*a_fc_M*��-^  tfaodc/teetf  Len and Bea  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Lfd.  Sunshine Coast Highway  Gibsons  IrVe join Santa in  wishing you a very  Merry Christmas!  Sonia and Adam  IRWIN MOTEL  Gibsons .'" (P-CW.IKC  'To all our friends...  old-time wishes.  Management and Staff  SUNSHINE COAST SERVICE  ��� ' y^y WMsprf^Creiek;.', 77; yyy  Jjegion Christinas party  We hope you have  a happy holiday!  I7lP_B^7  _.. A. OIL  r  "���"���""''"'"���-   "Sechelt   ���"^"v-'-'  3��?����*������t��et�������MlCt������<����X^^����^����^|  M  Best wishes of the season to our patrons!  Dan Wheeler  IMPERIAL ESSO DEALER  Hopkins Landing  GOOD CHEER I  TO ALL "  I  The Ladies Auxiliary, TRoyal  Canadian Legion Branch W9, annual Christmas party and 35th.  birthday party, at the Cedars  Saitiurday Dec. 7, was quite festive, with the highlight of tlie  evening a visit from Santa Claus  ���W  and his helper, with gifts for all.  Door prizes were won by Mr.  John Wilson and' Mr. Oscar  /Klein. A beautiful birthday cake  ^decorated) with the auxiliary  7 crest and birthday wishes, made  ���by Henry Hinz, of Gibsons Bak-  ; ery, was donated to the patients  4 of St. Mary's Hospital.  | A special' thank you goes to  |Mr. Lyle Schwabe of the Cedars  "for his co-operation and helip  ..during the evening, and a de-  ���.Vlightful chicken dinner.   7  (Mrs.   Gerry Clarke  was  re-elected' president of the Royal  Canadian   Legion   branch   109  auxiliary for 1989. The election  | of officers at the December gen-  Ytera.   meeting   naimedl' Mrs.   W.  |Kieinwatcher as; firs it vice-pr es-  ���;*i'd'ent, secretary, Mrs. P. Schin-  , del;  treasurer, Mrs. D. Bragg;  sigt.-at-armis,   Mrs.   R.   Beacon  and executive committee, Mrs.  M. Lee, Mrs. S. Dawe and: Mrs..  J. Nicholson.  Members hope to have a joint  installation with the men of  branch 109 in January, followed  by a social  ��A  SEASON'S  BEST WISHES!  frbrii the Macleods  Bob and Rita  PENINSULA FOOD MARKET  Davis  Bay  best wishes for  happy holidays.  Frank and Ellen  SOLNIK'S SERVICE STATION  ���������'%���  Sunshine Coast Highway  on  At this holiest  �� of seasons, we  ii   pray for peace  among all raen.i  Len, Jean and Staff  L & J Jewellers  Seohelt  ^Ed, Norm and Ray Johnson.j  Ozzie Hincks  UNIVERSAL TIMBER  PRODUCTS LTD.  Twin Creeks  �����CW.INC.  WE WISH YOU  THE MERRIEST  OF HOLIDAYSl  J.H. NELSON & CO. LTD.  General Builders and  Contractors     I  Selma Park  gte����!S!��l��S_  Ernie,  the  two Minnies  ' and Lyn-Marie  E & M GROCERY  & C0NFECTK.NKY  Sechelt ,  Bob and Lorraine Heard and Staff  Lissiland Florists  Gibsons and Sechelt  KV-  ������CW.INC.  jwir  yuktkttkt  __________*��  Fay and Jim  SKHfLT TAXI  MAY THE SEASON BRING YOU MANY JOYS!  Gladys and Floyd McGreggor, Vince Prewer  MARINE MEN'S WEAR  Gibsons HERE COMES the winner! Lorraine Goddard, of Thriftee Ladies  Wear, drew the ticket for the Kinette $50 clothing raffle from a  box held by Marie Cruice, convenor of the ralflfle, Saturday afternoon. The winner was Mrs. Olive Leachman of Burnaby,; who now  has a gift certificate worth $50 at Thriftee Ladies Wear.  ;;  ;:  !P  !P  !P  FOR   THE   HOLIDAYS  You'd be  Wise...  to order Christmas and  New Years Flowers NOW  while good selection is  available.  CHOOSE FROM WIDE  CHOICE OF BEAUTIFUL  CUT FLOWERS .  .  .  Flowering Plants, including Poinsettias, Floral  Arrangements, and many  other lovely and timely  gifts.  FOR THOSE OUT4>F-TOWN FLOWERS our Worldwide  Floral Telegraph Service will look after your orders  promptly and in time for the holidays. Y  Phone or call in at  LISSI JLiiND FLORISTS  TWO STORES  Gibsons Ph. 886-9345 ��� Sechelt Ph. 885-9455  '5  i  .-��  blue  call for  'Blue'  Weddings  AYRES  - SIMPKINS  The Sunshine Coast Gospel  Church, Davis Bay, was the  scene of the marriage or Mari-  lynn Catherine Frances, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Simpkins, Davis Bay, to William John  son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank  Ayres, Gibsons, on December 7  at 4 p.m. Rev. Samuel Cassells  performed   the  ceremony.  Mr.  Roy Blight with accompanist  Miss Ingrid Bach, of Vancouver*  sang I Love .You Truly. Mrs. a!  Wagemakers was organist.        f ���  The bride chose a long white  gown with hoop and train arid  carried a bouquet of red roses.  Her attendants, Mrs. Holly Lehmann, matron of honor arid  bridesmaid Miss Dianne Beaumont; Calgary, wore long gowns  of pink organdy and carried  bouquets of white carnations arid  red roses. Flower girl Miss Linda Dyer was dressed in blue.  The best man was Mr. Frank  Ayres Jr., brother of the groom.  The bride's mother chose a  two piece dark blue nylon suit  and the groom-s mother a turquoise  blue  suit. '  A reception was held at Simp-,  ���kins Place, the bride's home,  where over 100 guests assembled. Mr Clarke Simpkins, uncle  of the bride was master of ceremonies and proposed the toast  to the bride.  For going away the bride  chose a gray suit and hat, and  white  fur:   After a  honeymoon  in the Rocky Mountains the eou^  pie will live in Gibsons.  Some of the sjpecial guests  were the groom's grandparents  Mr. and Mrs. MacDonald of  Langley; John Simpkins from  RCAF, North Bay, Ont., and  Ricky Simipkins, RCEME, Royal  Roads Esquimalt brothers of the  bride- Mr. and Mrs. Charles  Ovans, Vancouver; Mr. and Mrs  Jack Ovans., New Westminister;  Bill Ovans, North Vancouver,  Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Beaumont,  Calgary;    Mr.   and   Mrs., Eric  A N D Y  CAP P  Beaumont, Edmonton; Mr. and  Mrs. Clarke Simipkins, Vancouver; Mr. and Mrs. Ayres, the  groom's uncle, and numerous  cousins from1 other parts of Canada.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  V  Phone  886-2622  DEADLINE, TUESDAY NOON  Coast News, Dec. 18, 196��.  ymmmacaamaaammmniii jiiiim   mi i iiiiiiiiimimimi im  CHIROPRACTIC OTOE  Wed. 12 noon to 5 p.m.  (After 5 p.m. by  appointment)  Sat.' .    2 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Post Office Building, Sechelt  Telephone   885-2333  and help yourself  to a safe Christmas  Labatt's: the true-blue beer.  You can help yourself to a safe  Christmas by keeping a list of  telephone number-. p.ox fire,  police, ambulance and other  emergency services beside your  telephone during the busy holiday season. ."���'���  Telephone traffic is extremely  heavy at this time of year, and  especially on Christmas Day.  B.C. Tel's full operator staff  will be at work during the holidays, but you .may find it difficult to reach an operator  quickly because of the heavy  traffic.  As a result, it may be necessary  in case of emergency, to find  and dial the appropriate emergency service number directly.  To assist you, B.C. Tel is mailing to all of its customers a  special card on-which you can  note police, fire and ambulance  numbers and numbers for your  doctors and others you may require in an erriergency. Additional copies of this card are  available at your B.C. Tel office.  Use/this card to help yourself to  a safe Christmas by noting the  numbers you might have to call  and by keeping the card beside  your telephone, especially during the holiday season.  Make up your own list if you  wish.  But whatever you do, be sure to  keep your emergency service  numbers handy,  just in  case.  BvG.TtL  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the  Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia COAST NEWS WANT ADS ARE REAL SALESMEN  Peninsula Driving School  FREE PICK-UP -r Ph. 886-2401  CHRISTMAS SPECIAL ��� SIX HOURS $35  /  Ooohhhy ahhh... just what you're looking for.  Find REAL ESTATE fast in the YELLOW PAGES.  Where your fingers do the walking. *  Sechelt to Vancouver���20��mlnutes  : Gibsons; to ^nconver--10 �����-nu*e��  DAILY SCHEDU^YrilGHTS BETWEEN  Downtown Vancouver - Gibsons - Pender Harbour area  and Sechelt  LEAVES:  Vancouver  9:00 am  l:QO pm  MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY  Pender Hbr.  7:30 am  11:30 am  Sechelt  8:00 am  12:00 Pm  Gibsons  8:15 am  12:15 pm  CONNECTING FLIGHTS TO LOGGING  CAMPS  LEAVES:   SUNDAY ONLY  Vancouver     Pender Hbr.        Sechelt Gibsons  1:00 pm     11:30 am   12:00 noon . 12:15 pm  Includes Thormanby, Nelson, and Keates Island  PLEASE RESERVE SEATS IN ADVANCE  CONNECTING FLIGHTS TO VICTORIA ARRANGED  ONE WAY FARES TO OR FROM VANCOUVER:  Blind Bay .'......  Earls "Cove      Egmont  .........  Sechelt ..........  Gibsons   .'........  Keates Is.  ��� ���������������^������'i  22.40 Pender Harbour .... 19.25  20.65 Ruby Lake   ........ 21.70  19.60 ; Sakinaw Lake  21.70  9.00 Secret Cove ........ 16.45  9.00 Thormanby   ........ 17.15  i 9.00 Vanguard   .......... 22.40  Half fare for children under 12 accompanied by adult  ALL OTHER RATES ON REQUEST  K'sM-.yxrt/X'i&'M  PHONE  885-2214  SECHELT  B.C.  PAUL  ST.PJERRE, MP  For lo these many- days, beginning in the early afternoon  and1 ending at 1*0 p.m., the commons has ibeen passing esti  mates. In simpler terms',' the  memlbers of Parliament have  Ibeen approving the government  plans to spend! tax dollars.  This is one of parliament's  most cherished rights.  Governments were originally  appointed by kings. They are  now appointed fey some mysterious process, involving what is  called The Popular Will, God,  The Great Two-Tailed Toad or  some other invisible force.  Whatever the process; the  government is not parliament.  The government may legislate  ibut it receives money only when  parliament votes it. Therefore,  parliament's scrutiny of government's proposed spendings is,  supposedly, the right which  makes parliament supreme to  all other forces of the nation,  (except that of the general citizenry, who retain the right to  vote out MPs at elections and if  necessary, string them up to  lamp-posts if elections 'are unduly delayed.)  How well, then, does parliamentary-.control of government  spending, operate? .  How thorough is this scrutiny?  In the present consideration of  the estimates, it seems rather  less than impressive. For one  thing, most of the money has  already been spent. There have  (been what are called' interim  supply votes during the recent  months of election and confusion. As a result we are, in the  month of Novemlber, voting on  departmeritalJ estimates which  began being spent last March  and which will cease next March  Is this the only dleficiency of  the process?  7 By no means.  Let us Jiear the testimony of  a senior parliamentarian, Mr.  Baldwin, Conservative memiber  for Peace River, Alberta:  Mr. Chairman, I have a few J  olfcervationsL I  should like yto Y  make,, during our consideration   "  o-*thas'item'm:fhe estimates.- ',��%<*���  "When we are in the commits >;.'\  tee of supply I sometimes have Hj  the feeling ( that dealing with  these estimates is like an ancient tribal ritual greeting spring.  It has no real meaning as an  examination of the estimates.  "I only hope that the new  structure or procedure of send-,  ing the estimates to:committees  will be more effective.  "While J recognize the usefulness of using the discussion of..,  estimates as a means of presenting the sort of argument we  have heard from memiber of the  N.D.P. ��� and we have been doing the same thing���- I hope that,  proper  use > of  the  committee7  system' will result in a far more 7  meaningful effort."       ,  Mr. Baldwin proceeded to suggest that there bo five-year estimates of  spending programs  and that each, year, as estimates   lt<3  were presented; there be figures  fr'  to show whether the; various pro- 7 y  jects were ahead or behind or-   ; ���  igirial1 estimates. Then, continu-  |  ing the Hansard report of his :%i.  remarks:  "Then, in four or five years,     '  we would ibe able to come to ,.  decisions, to evaluate the var  ious proposalb and possibly when  we come to deal with the supply  of money to the government we  would be able to exercise *a  judgment which at the present  time I am afraid can only be a  stalb in the dark.        .' Y  "There may be good and valid reasons why this should not  be done. My recollection is that  it was Secretary MoNamara in  the United! States who introduced into the department of defence there a budget program  ming and a more intelligent and  searching look.  "We heard from/ the miiiisfer  of finance that he too is now doing this scientifically and that he  has computers for the purpose.  "Talking afeout tribal-rituals,  ahd having in "mind' what the  minister of finance has suoceed-  ded in doing, I often think that  when he came to estimate his  budgetary proposals and his deficit he prolbaibly slaughtered a  chicken and' examined its entrails, and this is where he came  uip with the facts which he gave  to this house last fall, and again  recently."  Whether Mr. Baldwin's-; suggestion for more efficiency in  parliamentary scrutiny of - gov-  Coast News, Dec. 18, 1968.  -ernment -spending -is bestj-we  cannot say. He cannot say himself. -  However, his words have a  familiar ring.  Tribal ritualls, he says. Tribal  ritual�� is the same term applied  to this process by a man of even  more seniority in the house of  commons ��� Stanley Knowles,  N.DjP., of Winnipeg.  And, to my knowledge, no  spokesman of government or of  the government party has sug-  ested that the present system  is effective. In fact, Prim Minister Trudeau is one of the foremost proponents of parliamentary procedural reform.  But it wil_ not toe easy.  ��.ss-gffis  *&     >:*���:>���  ffeopte in o^r60 countries are celebrating this fe^ive season with CatlingBlackLabel Bcce  "    7 ������"!���'       A*  *#  53SS |g S�� __$&  ��  :     8    ��  r-ss*  Th&��dwrtisememisiK>tp---jtoofdis^  _���;*.*.*i#.��.*l*.*it-��ift-*i��i*l*l��i9.*.^^  -ss* ��� ��� .... ;Y7Y  Sunnycrest Plaza Merchants  FREE TURKEY DRAW  TWO TURKEYS   Given Away FREE Each Week Until December 31  FREE ENTRY FORMS AT ALL SHOPPING PLm STORES  Visits the Plaza from 12 fo 2 FRIDAY. DEC. 20 and SATURDAY, DEC. 21  FREE PICTURE  ���������������  <_��  ���������������  45*  4��  ff. KIDS -��� Twilight Theatre invites you to a Saturday  Matinee (Dec. 14, 21 & 28) ��� a Sales Slip  from any Paza Store and 35c entites you  to attend on any one of these dates.  STORE HOURS  FRIDAY,   DECEMBER 20     ��� 9 to 9 NEW YEAR'S WEEK  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21 ��� 9 to 6 CLOSED ��� Monday, Dec.      30  MONDAY, DECEMBER 23      ���9 to 9 Wednesday, Jan. 1  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24    ��� 9 to 6 Thursday, Jan.     2  ���������������  ���������������  4S*  O  ���������������  mwmm\mmmmmmmm\mmmmmmm\mmmm\m\m\mmmmm\m\^^^^ Tj*TjTj"VXrir*r"ir~ir~ir**ij"i**^j~i[~ii���"~-*~ ��� ��� ���- ���  - - - ��� *  p&tttjJH  MAY YOUR CHRISTMAS BE FILLED  WITH ALL THE SEASON'S JOY  Betty Gisvold  JAY BEE FURNITURE & APPLIANCE  Gibsoris  It's that time of year - when we think  of friends old and new find extend our  heartfelt wishes for their happiness!  from all of us  Sechelt  ;%ft5%M-?-3-3ex��cteieigie^^  ?i  Sending wishes  your way for a G___ristmas  that's everything you want!  Einar and Sig  Twin Creek Lumber  & Building Supplies Ltd.  Gibsons  A hag of many  Christmas is a time of. giving;  a time for sharing the joy and  good wishes of the season with  family and friend��. It is a magical time for children and adults alike. For many families it  is also a time for working magic to stretch the (budget over a  long gift list. 7  To he a Christmas magician,  you need first a bag of -.tricks'.������  a cotton Ibag that began it�� career as a container for flour or  feed. That's the bag. ofmany  tricks. It can become a clever  toy for a child, a pretty apron  for a friend., a set of table mats  for a new bride, or a wall decoration for your own home. It  can be anything you wish to sew  and costs only the time andutrim  .mings. 7 7Y  When children are tucked' into  toed, or sent off to school forlne  day, you might turn your  thoughts to a doll bouse gift,  guaranteed to delight little girls.  Both printed and plain- cotton  bags can ibe used to createla  charming Colonial room.       Y  Use a lightweight wooden box  for the frame and cover the outside with solid-color bag fabric.  The "wallpaper" inside can be  to our many  Jack and Moira  CLEMENT  DISTRIBUTOR  Gibsons  fa****-����������������������������� 1  iflf  A JOYOUS  GREETING  TO ALL!  i  '"a     '' ��� "" '  May your holidays  be bright with love  and laughter!  H. BISHOP LADIES' WEAR  Sechelt  either a checked or printed cotton bag. Attach emlbroidered  cotton braid around the outside  edge and1 at the top of the walls.  A sampler or pictures on the  walls and ornaments on the  mantel can be embroidered) on  scraps of solid-color fabric^ then  appliqued onto the wall covering. This should be done before  the wall falbric is glued into  place.- :  flVfake a firepdaice by quilting  flalbric onto a thin layer of cot-  tori batting to achieve a brick  effect, then fit it around a cardboard frame. YFurnishings, such  as a chair, sofa and! footstool,  A very Merry  phi^tniia^ to all!  Leonard: Pattbrr and Staff  .''."���'��� ."' '��� ; ' ,,:-     .-'* ".  Sechelt  NJ  "^��'<,  mm  can be made frtfm very thin  wood or heavy cardboard, padded with cotton batting and  slipcovered in bag fabric.  "White bag , faJbitiic, trimmed  with decorative niacnihe stitching, will make pretty curtains  ifor the room. And, if tim^peiY  mits,, you can braid: a little rag  rug from small scraps of fafiric  that you have left over.  You can: even make a pioneer  womian from cotton bags, with  yarn \hair arid embroidered features. Dress her iri sample calico; or centennial clothe  from any i remaining scraps of  faibric.  ...fo the wonderful folks  we've had the pleasure  pf serving this past year!  John Robinson your Canadian Propane Representative and Gordon Wing, Truck  Driver serving the Gibsons  Area.     v  Canadian Propane Ltd.  Gibsons  I'"'     1  '  Mt  f4S*  __��M  *%>  .We sincerely wish you a  most **Intere8t-iny" Yule  THE BANK OF MONTREAL  T. F. Daugherty  E. W. Booth  A.   A.   Martin  Manager  Manager  Accountant-in-Charge  Gibsons  Sechelt  Madeira  Park to editor  Editor: Once again, as , the  Christmas' season approaches,  we are taking steps to make the  public aware of the need to keep  emergency numlbers handy in  the event they should toe required during the busy holiday: season. We are doing this because  we know that our operator centres, while fully sitaffed, can foe-  come so busy that if callers try  to seek assistance through the  b_>erator they may encounter delay. With tlie necessary numlber  right at hand, the service required can be dialect directly.  Ea eh customer will receive an  emergency card1 on which it is  our hope he will list the appropriate riumbers arid ke&p them.  near tlie telephone. This card  will show a space for Fire, Police; Amlbularice and! Doctor.     :  We will also undertake a liews  LOADS OF GOOD WISHES!'  _,  Lionel, Larry and Yvonne  KENMAC (1967) LTD.  Gibsons  (IIHISTMAS WISHES  Loads and loads of our very best  wishes that Christmas brings you  everything you*ve hoped fort  John  and Alice ^  Haddock's Cabana Marina  Madeira Park  paper and radio advertising pro-;  gram. It is clear to us fTOmTyour  great co-operation in previous  years that these advertising efforts will be nc-prie effective if  additional attention is drawn to  the matter through mention in  the news of the advantage of  this preventive'..step.  I am writing to you to ask for  your support becaijse we believe  it is in the pulblic interest to';  keep these numlbers near the  telephone at all times. Should  you find! any way to help get  this message across it will' be;  appreciated very much, indeed.  Should1 a quotation of any part  of this letter help, please use it.  My warun thanks for your consideration and my personal good  Ywishes to you for a happy  Chrismas and a prosperous New  Year. 7 -"Y-YY-'Y -  - ��� Y\'-. ' ���  ���J. Ernest Richardson.  MARINE   SUNFLOWER  The marine sunflower star  found iri British Columlbia, is the  largest species of starfish in the  world, and several specimens  can toe seen at the Vancouver  "Pulblic Aquarium.  We hope that this Happiest of  Times will "Log" up to be  the Cheeriest for you.  Local 297/1 MS &PMW  Port Mellon  l-*_ti)t*&*%_ft9^^  BS________3Sh_k___1-*___^^"���^^           \w_Bf_filB_���BBM_i  m&___\-  ' "     "1  j  ii                                           ^v__^**^^^_S>^_______ksr_>_3fi__^__^__H__iB_^_��_^l_SS  \\^,^^^^^_mi^^^SK^^__^__________M  Af  lasshig note: May your Holiday be merry and bright  Management and  Staff  PENINSUU HOTEL  R.R. 1 ��� Gibsons  <3fety *��t'#*��* dteafMA come thuef  Management and  Staff  Tasella Shoppe  Sechelt  <r  Cheery Christinas Greetings  ��.. and with tfhem, our hopes that your Holiday season will be full of happmess  , and Cheer. . . fo all our customers, from all of us at���  SUNNYCREST SHOPPING CENTRE SUNSHINE  COAST DlRECTO'RV''Stti_dl'_^condary school problems  SUMSHM COAST TRAILER PARK   VERNON & SON BULLDOZING  3 mile west of Gibsons on Hiway  Roomy Parking, Plenty  of Water  Large Recreation Area  Bus Passes Park Site  Phone 886-9826  TILLICUN CHIMKEY 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 GRADING  ��� LAND  CLEARING y  ��� ROAD  BUILDING  Phone 886-2357  LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING  LOGGING EXCAVATING  Free Estimates  Service-and Satisfaction  Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887  LAND SURVEYING  ROY & WAGENAAR  JSXJRvTEYS  1525 Robsons  St.  Vancouver 5    YYvPh. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything" for your* building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION &  MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harlbour  Phone 886-2231  From -9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Res. 886-9949  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS ~  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS  _ 886-2248  TASaiASHOP  Ladies ��� Mens ��� Childrens  Wear ��� Yard Goods ��� Wool  and Staples ��� Bedding  Linens  Dial 885-9331 s        Sechelt, B.C.  A.RRIKHEY  FOR RENTAL  Arches, Jacks, Pumps  Air Compressor, Rock Drill  Concrete vibrator  8 Phone 886-2040  1 & H SWANSON Lfd.  Cement Gravel.     '   Backhoe <fc  Road Gravel, Loader Work  Sand & Fill  Septic Tanks & Drain Fields  Phone 885-9666  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  LTD.  SCOWS   ���   LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  CONTROL BLASTING  Free Estimates  FRED. DONLEY  Pender Harbour  883-2403  PENINSULA TV  Servicing Gibsons,   Sechelt,  Pender Harbour  Any make,  including color  Phone collect- for service  883-2430  Bill Peters  I _ S TRANSPORT IM.  Phone  '.T.SV.VY' /?����  Daily Freight Service to  Vancouver  Local pickup and delivery  service.  Lowfbed hauling  SIM ELECTRIC LM.  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  PENINSULAPLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  (Formerly Rogers Plumbing)  on Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES & SERVICE  Port 'MeUony.%^Pei-der Harbour  Free Estimates Y  Phone 886-9533  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  .   SALES & SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R.R.1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2116  APPLIANCES  Radio, Appliance & TV Service.  Live Better Electrically  GIBSONS ELECTRIC Lfd.  Authorized GE Dealer  Phone 886-9325  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER  FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEFIWOOa  ;    RCA VICTOR   '  SALES & SERVICE  To all Makes  Phone 886-2280  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERVICE Lfd.  Machine Shop  Arc & Acty Welding  Steel Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  Phone 886-7721  Res.   886-9956 ��� 886-9326  Phone 886-2808  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES Ltd.  Everything for your building  needs  Free Estimates  PARKINSON'S HEATING Ltd.  Y;Y.-7-7''G;_bi5oris7  ESSC DIL FURNACE  No Down Payment ���.Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  for Free Estimates call 886-2728  SUNC0  PROPERTY PATROL Lfd.  Serving the Sunshine Coast  Offers security-check patrol  of your property  ' Services arranged to suit you  WE CARE ABOUT YOUR  PROPERTY  Phone 885-9737, Office,  Res.  883-2688,  P.O. Box 43, Sechelt, B.C.  SHOP FROM 10 fo 10  Always a" fresh stock of  Groceries ,   -  Meats  Dairy Products  Confectionery  Bake Goods  Soft Drinks  Fruits ��� Vegetables  Household Supplies   , ;  at  the  VILLAGE STORE  GIBSONS  Phone 886-7466  WE'LL DELIVER  TIP TOP WINDOW CLEANING  & JANITOR SERVICE  Commercial & Residential  Winterizing  of  Summer Homes  Phone   Lyle   885-9715  Prompt. Service   Port Mellon  to Pender Harbour  McPHEDRAN ELECTRIC Lfd.  Residential ��� Commercial,;  Industrial Wiring       ^  ELECTRICAL HEATING  SPECIALISTS  Gibsons ��� 886-9689  Serving Port Mellon to  Pender Harbour  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER  Household Moving & Storage  Phone 886-2664 ��� R.R.1 Gibsons  WEAN-IDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  Custom built cabinetry for  home, and office "  KITCHEN SPECIALISTS-;  R. BIRKIN ��� 886-2551 "[ .  Beacb Ave., Roberts Creek'  *Ar\_j  C & S SALES  For all your heating  requirements  Agents for  ROCKGAS PROPANE  Also Oil Installations  Free Estimates  FURNITURE  Phone 885-9713  CHALET UPHOLSTERY  Davis. Bay  FREE ESTIMATES  Samples Brought to  your home  HAL AND MAY AUBIN  885-9575  ���A report on the adaptibi_ity  of a small secondary school Mice  Pender Harlbour Secondary  school was presented to the  school iboard at last Tuesday  night's meeting by Don Skelton,  principal.  His report revealed that the  Pender Harbour school rated  12th out of 14 ranging from 117  to 198 pupils. The report reads  as follows:  The Department of Education  regards a small secondary  school as one which enrols fewer than 250 pupils. In this report, school's which have an enrolment of between 100 and 200  and keep all of their grade 11  and K2 pupils are considered. In  1966-617 there were 14 such  schools in B.C. Pender Harbour  is taken as an example.  One factor which can alter the  organization of a small school  is the proximity to a larger secondary school. Where such a  school is close the senior students can be transferred.  Once, a larger secondary  school affects the operation of  a smaller school many of the  problems Of the small school  are eliminated.  A second factor is the availability of specialized1 non-teaching personnel such as special  counsellors. There are seldom  trained specialists in a small  secondary school.  Problems are generally in the -  following areas: Staffing, operation, pupils and dropouts.  Staffing:  1. Generally the staff is more  unqualified. We are fortunate  not to suffer from this. Most  small schools are in sparsely  populated areas which do not  offer the same amenities as a  larger centre. This primarily affects women or wives of teachers. It also limits the numlber  of professional contacts between  teachers in the same specialty.  2. The staff must teach more  courses than in a larger school.  There are seldom repeat course  es and as many as six different  lessons must be prepared each  night. There are generally 16  different field's of. expertise  needed in a secondary school.  -Oif?   university  how   plans  to  >i prepare, a teacher for one field  :only, rather than two fields.  :-]$Y3.   In extra-curricular activi-  ;Yties there are too few teachers  to go around. A field such as  drama may never be available  because no one has the background  to start  a  club.  More  ' use of community help might  be a solution. Unfortunately  some of the people in the community will only help if they  are paid, unlike the staff who  are' expected to take activities  , in their free time.  Operation: ;  A small secondary school can  handle the junior high subjects  without too many profblems. We  are able to offer grade 8, 9 and  10 a choice ofCfjve electives by  cbmibining theiii into one group, f  It is the senior ^grades where  the problems arise.'  Pender is offering 17 .senior  courses this year, E-tphinstone 41  courses. Pender offers gradua  tion in three fields, Elphinstone  in 10.--  Iri ' order to offer graduation  iri these; three we must give 18  courses in alternate years and  double prqgra/m-others. If a, pupil fails a- course that is' not  given every year he must repeat it by correspondence. We  find, even with supervision, five-  sixths of the courses are not  completed or passed. We average 13 courses per year.  A small secondary school is  overentitled (because of the senior grades. We average 14 per  class in Grades' 11 and1 112 if we  include English and social' studies1; 11 without. In the junior  grades the average is 23 per  course.  One advantage^ is that the operation can quite easily be-altered for special occasions. We  do this as often as the occasion  permits us to do. A small school  can also attempt innovations  which might be difficult in a  more complex school. This year  we are attempting a research  period when all students study  what they want.  Pupils:  1. Advantage: It is easier for ,  a student to become involved' in  extra-curricular activities in a  small school. Some small school  have done exceptionally well in  the minor sports. Two years ago  Pender boys came seventh in a  B.C. volleyfbal. tournament.  2. Disadvantages: (a) Fewer  courses mean a greater chance  for a pupil to find school irrelevant.   ���������'��� ���������'��� - ,''  AD PENDER HARBOUR   ((b) Fewer teachers mean, in  a case of a personality clash  with a, teacher, that the situation may not be resolved by  changing teachers.  (c) Exceptional children are  often isolated. Occupational pupils are either carried along or  failed). High achievers are often brought down to the class  median unless there is competition provided by several pu-k  pils of the same ability.  ���(d) Dropouts are generally  higher., in a small secondary  'School* although' the graph does  not-reflect this theory. Causes-,  of dropouts' in a sniaM school  are: ��� ,.        -   j? ,  iMdre opportunity for unskilled  jobs.-.>_.  Fewecsprganized activities for'  yourag^pfebple in the community  which means mixing with' and  being influenced by school dropouts.  Fewer chances of seeing the  benefits and possibilities of a  good, education. Y  Maturation is speeded up when  teenagers are thrown in with  mature adults.  Many students find it difficult  to make the transition from a  relatively isolated community to -  an urfban area, and therefore  see little reason to obtain a  good education which in turn  means leaving the community.  Buildings and Facilities:  Facilities should be above the  maximum as laid down by the  department of education. In  most small schools there are no  outside sports facilities, library  or counselling services to sup  plement' the school as there are  in larger-areas.'  Pender isf fortunate^�� have  good! -facilities. There ��� is an excellent' gym, a good library with  .3400 'volumes, a good industrial  education shop and adequate  facilities ini other areas.  The facilities coupled with a  good staff - and few failures on  departmental exams has resulted in the school being accredited  for. two year periods. We believe that we are' the smallest  secondary school ' to achieve  that, distinction.  Indian tattoo  The Hon. Isabel P. Dawson,  minister without portfolio, has  announced that plans for a junior tattoo for native Indian students are being formulated.  Schools throughout the province  are being contacted to ascertain  the numlber of bands and dance  groups which would participate  in such a tattoo. .The first junior tattoo will! be held in Kamloops in May, 1969.  At_ present, there are a number of groups that are being contacted and no doubt more will  be contacted within the next  two or three months. Some are  Sechelt, the Girls School band  at Mission;...,at Williams Lake,  Lejaci Kamloops, Port Alberni  Kuper Island and Tofirio.  You can order  them at the  COAST NEWS  Scratch Pads  Rubber Stamps  x  Rubber Stamp Pads  ^Counter Cheque Books!  Acco Fasteners Y   "' yy.  :Time Boo��s' Y  Record Books  Receipt Books  Theatre Tickets  Typing Paper  Envelopes  File Folders  Carbon Paper  Mimeograph Paper  Statement Pads  Adding Machine Rolls  Columnar Sheets  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2622  1  L  HADDOCKS CABANA MARINA  All Eliectric Cabins      Y  Boat Rentals  Launching  Ramp  MERCURY OUTBOARD  Sales ty Service  "Marine Ways ��� Repairs 7  Madeira   Park  ��� Ph.   883-2248  AUittunnuwuunuuurauranuiuwmuHiumnHiuumtmnmuh.  COMING  DOWN  WITH A  BIG THIRST?  ��� TAX PAPERS  ��� LETTERS  ��� MEDICAL CERTIFICATES  ��� LEGAL DOCUMENTS  and other required papers  Coast News  Ph. 886-2622  ..give yourself a  LUCICVbreak  This advertisement Is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia. IN A DAZZLING CBC-TV color production of Cinderelle, National  Ballet stars Veronica Tennant and Jeremy Blanton dance the leading roles of Cinderella and the Prince. This scene from the ballet  special, to be telecast on Sunday Dec. 22, shows them in the ballroom pas de deux. The TV version, an adaptation of the National  Ballet of Canada's spectacular stage production, withnew choreography; toy Celia Franca,;is? full of special' magical effects. Norman  Gamipbell producedand directed.  EK*-t_9_-tctct_R_^^  We wish you peace and joy  at this time and for always!  Bob Kent; Ted Surtees, Jack Anderson, John Goodwin,  Shirley Brown, Bill Coffey,  Peggy Ayer,  Charles and Scotty Gathercole  Gibsons Branch Office  ������~--' '���'���Sechelt""'":-"  TO OUR FRIENDS AND PATRONS ��� ALL THE BEST  Pender Harbour Hotel  Colin and Paulln Bird  Madeira Park  9psmVimmrMem40iu  Norman  Watson  and  Albert  Edwardson  TYEE PRODUCTS LTD.  Sechelt  GREETINGS  we extend our sincere good wishes.  Closed Dec. 25 to Jan. 9  Management   and   Staff  VILLAGE COFFE SHOP  Sechelt  U-.  r.T  1_r i��_m,*Yf_____)-w w  mm  ��m  &������&��_  pws;  pir.  Pgpf��$  1-&  ^^^^  -#**  ,��'A%.  mJI^K  mmmm  i����i  ma��  mmm  /i>*  &5��>^:^*:::::WS.��:-.^  _^g8��^g^S8��g8  mm  J**??  ;���*��� "���<-.$  IPtla  &4t  ^1  m\x-  ___  s<"~��.  **'_&&<��_.  &_- J-1. J> ���"���  &>*  ��_��?  -->:v-*��y^��.  &;  t^  ;$>?<.  I __-- * *  1'��l  ���y**^'  & tfa deacon fin co*U6d i* t&e<ut*c#.. .fat fact  from the Management and Staff  CANADIAN FOREST PRODUCTS  HOWE SOUND PULP DIVISION Pension age now 66  Canada Pension Plan retirement pensions will be paid at  age 66 in 1969, a year younger  than in 1968.  Reminding contributors to the  plan of the reduction in pensionable age,  Health  and  Welfare  (SveefmcJ8<2  .. to you, our customers.  E. and J. Bennett  HOWE SOUND 5-10-15.  STORE  Gibsons  ^Minister John Munro pointed  out that retirement pensions  must be applied for; payment  is not automatic. Y  Application may be made at  any of the Canada Pension  Plan offices in 38 major centres  across Canada or at local offices in smaller centres. Applications for retirement pensions  under the Quebec Pension Plan  must be made to the Quebec  Pension Board.  If you are 66 now7 retired,  and have been a contributor to  they Canada Pension Plan, get  in touch with the nearest CPP  office at once. If you will become 66 in 1969, application  must be made within three  months prior to your birthday.  For applicants now 66 or  more, payment, will begin in  January, 1969.  Mr. Munro explained that the  eligible.age for retirement pensions is reduced each year until 1970 when it will- be 65. This  is consistent with similar age  reductions in the minimum  eligible age for Old Age Security  pensions and the Guaranteed  Income Supplement.  People who are 70 or more  and   who   have   contributed .to .  the Canada Pension Plan need  not be retired to receive a retirement  pension,   but applica-.  tion must still be made.  BEAUTIFUL FISH  The beautiful Siamese fighting fish, at the Vancouver Public Aquarium, is the product of  selective breeding from a small,  dully-colored Asian fish.  MAY HAPPINESS BRIGHTEN  YOUR HOME, NOW AT  CHRISTMAS, AND IN  THE DAYS TO COME...  WISHES TO ALL!  Micky and Doris Parsey and Staff  Marshall Wells Store  Gibsons  OtotaGIW  Best wishes to you and yoursl  Henry's Bakery  Here's wishing you an old-fasLloned  C___f_8tmas filled with good cheer!  Audree and Aubrey Cobleigh  Ray and Nancy Kruse and Staff  Kruse Drug Stores Ltd;  Gibsons ��� Sunnycrest ��� Sechelt  SUSAN PE1KIE; a 17-year-oid Toronto high school student,  stars as Toby, the lead role and title of CBC-TV's unique new  family situation-comedy series, seen each Friday afternoon.  Our wish is one  that isn't new.,*  but still we'd like  to say to you $  Merry Christmas I  Ken and Ted  Fiedler Bros. Contracting  1  Gibsons      ���      Sechelt  Gibsons  J^-ft^^ftS--*-*-*-^^  UIC problems  Q. Why can I not continue to  ,draw unemployment insurance  .benefit when I am available for  part-time work? I paid my contributions to the Fund while I  iwas employed on this basis.  , A. Claimants who have contributed to the Unemployment  /Insurance fund on a part-time  (basis are generally granted a  treasonable length of time on  ^claim to find employment under  (Similar circumstances. The  .length of time for which unemployment insurance is granted  (depends on the previous period  jof employment on a part-time  (basis and the availability of  new employment.  Q. "I have not been paying  unemployment insurance for  years, as I have always been  earning over the ceiling. Now  I understand I must begin paying as I earn under the new  ceiling of $7800. I am permanently employed and will not  have to use the fund. Is there  no way in which I could exempt myself?"  A. The fact that you consider  yourself to be permanently employed  is  not ground  for  exemption. Most of us carry various types  of insurance protection, for example, automobile or  fire insurance, although each of  us does not expect that the <-6n-  lingency will arise. Apart from'  this   aspect,   the   principle   behind a  contributory scheme is  that of  spreading  the  cost  of  the plan in order that the cost  to  one   person  or   to  specific  groups of persons will not be  onerous.  Coast News, December 18, 1968.  Happy sailing thru the season I  Walt Nygren Sales Ltd.  Earl's Agencies  Gibsons  Ken, Lorraine and Ethel  Thriftee Ladies Wear  Gibsons How about a Coast News one year Subscription as  CHRISTMAS GIFT - A 52 week gift for $3  AL'S USED FURNITURE  Gibsons  S_^}^2a3��}��i��^^^^����}2jssS}SiSSj��!  PEACE ON EARTH,  GOODWILL TO MEN  The Heaps  Norah, Morton and Brian  HOPKIKS UHDHW STORE  Kelly's Garbage  Gibsons  Finlay Realty Ltd.  and Staff  Gibsons  Coast News, December 18, 1968.  A 6c Sports Series stamp providing recognition for curling,  the1 roaring game, will ibe released by the Canada Post Office  on Jan. 15," Postmaster General;  Eric Kierans announces.  The new issue, horizontal in  format, will mark the delbut of  David Eales,, a young native of  Toronto, Ontario, as a designer of Canadian stamps. Mr.  Eales attended Oa__wood Collegiate in Toronto prior to spending three years at Central Technical School of Art in the same  city studying for his chosen vocation. He is currently employed in a commercial art studio  in Toronto.  A recent estimate by a representative of the Canadian Curling Association places the number of curlers in Canada at  nearly one half million. Lady  players number approximately  100,000 while those at the high  school level total 40,888. Some  1900 men's culbs were affiliated  with the. Canadian Curling*'As-1:  '! sociation during the season 1967-  '68. .    " .  Although the origin of curling  , is   obscured   in   antiquity,   the  Ycurlers of the Town of Kilsyth  Uin Stirlingshire,'Scotland, whose  ������antecedents banded together in  ���2716,   are regarded  as   having  the   world's   oldest   continuing  ',. club; the Royal Montreal' Curl-  ? ing Clulb, organized in 1807,, pre-.  ���dates any other in North America. Evidence does ^exist that  ~> the game was in vogue in Scotland during the very early years  of the 16th  century  The early Icelandic Knattleikr  ^receives it9 share  of attention  as a possible  originating  contest   while   some   investigators  claim Continental Europe as the  source  from   which   it   sprang.  In 1890, after assessing claims  and counter-claims, the historian of  Scotland's   Royal  Caledonia  Curling Club, which affiliated groups in twelve countries regard as the Mother Club,  wrote:  "There are no facts by  which   we can  determine precisely the antiquity of the game.'  CHRISTMAS  We wish you all  lots of holiday cheer  m  Ltd.  Jack  Marshall  Gibsons  Jack  MacLeod  Norm  MacKay  WISHING EVERYONE THE VERY  HAPPIEST HOLIDAY SEASON!  ^   _^r__^fc_ ���,��:��t\'.*^5      -���._^_^^_��_% O-- 0____r^_?(fc_.    ���> ��"*^k-    Sm^S���mJSr^A  x<_-*_. -._ t       Vs*  >^-0___^^^^^jl^I  *s.m  MERRY  CHRISTMAS  MAY YOUR HOLIDAYS SEBRIGHT WITH LOVE  AND LAUGHTER  June and Doug Smith  VILLAGE STORE  Gibsons  TO EVERYONE!  Maria Frederick  AV0H PRODUCT.  Gibsons  Smitty's Boat Rentals  AND MARINA  Gibsons  ?&_i_&tctceecici-_��c^  5? ��������� ���..���'��������  . ������      .  , ���' ��������� ��� ' .���'��� >"-" ��� .,-.-���''.-' *$  �� ��� ���...���/���' '���   ���: *���' -   ���    '���      '     /"-'-:���:������    "��� :       sT  I  I  _5  _*���  P  Gibsons  s% ��� to all our good friends! We've  enjoyed serving you:��� we look  y    forward to serving you again!  McMynn Realty & Insurance  and Staff  Gibsons  ��  I  I  ���Si  1  ���3  a  ��������  8-  t  <_'  ��  II  ��_���  ?!  *��  #5  ft  %atitt^��&to&&&to&tomii^^ A hearty **tliank you"  to all our Patrons...may this  Cliristisias he your merriest ever!  Alec and Rose  Granthams Landing Store  The spirit of giving  t7 MERRY Y  1    - ���  'CHRISTMAS'-  -__^__w.  ������ yl. vl^H   -  ��  _H^^B  tY<_l  _]''~''::B^Y:;:Y:7-'.:J-w  r _  B%�� /!  - - * - .."_��*. ���*_____*  _L.',-EBffl|--'^___- __.^^?^-^WK '  1   '"'1 K^'        '���''"  / Season's Gr-Eatir  /      to One and All  _r   '               _k___-Ai-_-^yt  _f    7          '   v_j500--_^' '                                '   ^tg  ___* .          _*_v:'        ��� ^_L__      . _ __.&*_ _._^___f  lgS^A  y^ST:,                                                           'Y^V    7  :    Lyle and Olive Schwabe and Staff            t  Cedars Inn  Gibsons  Sum's b*th yii!  Bill  and Reta  Clarke  B & J STORE  Halfmoon  Bay  (By KEN EDWARDS)  Humber College (News Service  Is it really better to gave than  to receive?  Everyone has heard the  phrase "it is better to give than  to receive," and most would accept it as being true. This concept has been drilled into us  from early childhood, and, for  this reason, most people are  adept at giving glifts, but few  know how to receive them graciously.  If you feel that you are an  exception to this rule, then try  this experiment on yourself this  Christmas. Instead of giving  presents this year, just accept  all your gifts wiithoufc offering  any in return, and try not to  feel guilty.  There are few people who  have not experienced the embarrassment ofY receiving a  Chrisitmias card or/ gift from  someone whom they have not  included in their shopping list.  When this happens both parties  find themselves. in' an uneasy  situation. The person who gave  the gift is embarrassed for the  perplexed recipient. And, in  turn, the person who receives  the gift.feels uneasy about getting something for nothing.  The ones hit hardest by this  spirit of giving are families living on a tight budget. Every  Christmas thousands of people  stretch their budgets to the  breaking point, or even go into  debt, to waird off the anxiety of  receiving without giving.  This would allow them to relax and enjoy the celelbraftion  of Christ's birthday without com"  peting against each other in the  meaningless exchange of expensive gifts.  A gift is meant to be a symbol of affection, friendship and  love. Why,, then, should we insist on giving sutostitutes? Instead, we should give freely of  the real gift, love itself. This  would put the symbolic giving  and receiving of presents in  their proper perspective.  It's always ^ a pleasure  to say hello to all our friends af  Christmas and wish them the best  of everything!  Harold and Joyce Clay  Madeira Marina  Madeira Park  L  Henfc ow diance to aay. *Mku a vtty  Mary Cbristmas and a H*^ Holiday.*  Andy Vanderhorn and Staff  Hilltop Motors  Gibsons  MERRY I III! IN HI IN  May you enjoy yards, anil  yards of Good Health  Norm, .Florence and Diane  Fabric House  Roy Taylor Enterprises  Sunnycrest Plaza  Gibsons  ��_ad_S-��_i0_ft-K��i-kft^^ <__^W��__H  . ~ To you and yours  during this most festive season.  Mel and Mary Harvey  ALICF/S RESTAURANT and SHELL SERYICE  Halfmoon Bay  ing,  f  ���3J* May all the joys  of Yuletide ring  out for you.  Management  and  Staff  Hansen's Transfer Ltd.  Sechelt  (By iBH-L SANDFORD)  Humber College News Service  Modern Christaias celebrations are steeped in superstitions. '"���'7:Y '���������������':i;'''..  iSome people consider it lucky  to haive the Christmas pudding  stirred by everyone in the house.  It is considered unlucky, though  to send carolers away ^empty-  handled.  There aire those who consider  letting ivy predominate in the  Christmas decorations,.or brihig-  _ing holly into the house before  Christmas Eve,, to be counting  misfortune. But it is considered  good luck to. have mistletoe in  the house at Ohristimas.  When the clock strikes midnight on Christmas Eve, all the  doors should be opened to let  out the evil spirits, some people believe. In some rural areas  of the world, tying straw bands  on the snow-covered fruit trees  is thought to guarantee a bumper crop the following spring. Y  Prosperity will  come to  the;  first person who opens the door  on Christmas Day. But, to ensure good fortune to the household, the first person to ^enter  the house should be dark-haired.  On no account should a red-  haired person be the first to en-  ���ter.''.:.; .' ,���' 7 *Y Y  No memiber of the family  should be permitted to leave  the house until the dark-haired  person has visited.  A popular notion, held in theory at least by many Canadians,  is that good luck comes to those  who kiss under the mistletoe.  Mince pie is another good luck  charm. The number of pies eaten in different houses will determine the number of charmed  days in the coming year.  Nature and the weather also  enter the picture of Christmas  superstitions. Seeing the sun  shine through an apple tree on  'Christmas morn is a good omen,  but���  "If Christmas Day on a Monday fall,  A troublous winter we shall  have all."  x^^esc^tetwewwcf  -Arnold and Doris  COA-TWISE C0MIMCTK6*  g   i TRffi SttVK. LTD.   ;|  Gibsons Y' i[  'tis tlie season  to be jolly!  The MacDonells  Syd and Bernice  MADEIRA PARK STORE  Pender Harbour Store Ltd.  and Staff  Madeira Park  2tapi_0a_fc_R|^^  <ind tencebe gccd twb/ieb fo a/If  John, and Adeline  Peninsula Drive-In  Sechelt  Greetings to All Ov f Friends from  Bill Swain and Dan Curry  ���C if Sales  Sechelt  ��� ���CW.INC  May the Star of  Bethlehem lead us to good/will among all nations!  From  Sunshine Coast Credit Union  Sechelt  The future can also be fore- the superstitions. But this is  toldby dreams during the 12 only true is you don't turn the  nights following Christmas,* say ;���mattress during this time.  Sincerest wisili.es for happy-  holiday times from the  staff and management of  <r  7i?Bili and Barry  Gulf Building Supplies  . \ Sechelt  Let hearts  be full of  gladness!  Tom and Dot  ROBILLIARD ELECTRIC  Sechelt ,  May the holidays ring  in happiness for you!  Marion and Ray Lineker  TRAILER PARK  Sunshine Coast Highway   ��  Gibsons  A sprig of holly, a  scent of fir; a shining star to  guide you! Good wishes from.  ��� ���  from  Parkinson's Heating Ltd.  Gibsons Coast News, December 18, 1968.  MtWisM  From all of us  to all of you ���   I  Yuletide joy!        |  S  Jerry and John $|.  GIBSONS BARBER SHOP  George and s Mike  HILL'S MACHIME SHOP  Gibsons  St-tittM  Mr.   and Mrs.  Butler  K. BUTLER REALTY  Gibsons  GREETINGS  IQYCtiTBGk  Cliff and Nonie Olsen  TOTEM TOWING Ltd.  Gibsons  A gift o�� ^rocodiiesl  We're wrapping up best  wishes for all our good  friends at this holiday season!  Elphinstone Recreation Group  Roberts Creek  Two unusual, immigrants from  India are on, the way to, British  Oolnaribia as. a result of the  $200,000. Project 100 carried out  Iby the students of this province  as their Centennial project.  , The immigrants are a pair  of three month old crocodiles.  At present they are mere  babies, about 14 inches, in length,  but when they get their full  growth each will be at least'  seven feet long with teeth to  match.  The young crocodles are the  gift of the youth of India to the  youth of British "Columbia in  gratitude for a mobile teaching  van with all the latest electronic and printed aids to education. The van was presented  to New Delhi Nov. 1 for use in  the rural areas of Rajasthan  and the crocodiles were accepted by James George, Canadian  high commissioner. They have  been living in his bathtub on a  diet of live fish awaiting air  transportation to British Columbia. They are expected in Vic-r  toria early in December.  The   high    commissioner    in  notifying Mr.7 I_. J. Wallace,  deputy .provincial' secretary and;  chairman of the Centennial  committee for British Columbia  stated that these crocodiles  were    a    gesture of friendship  The mobile: education unit  given to India is only one of  eleven made possible by: fund  raising activities of British Columbia school students.  BIRD GUARDIANS  Birds are the guardians of our  "forests. Without Ysuch birds as  woodpeckers, nut - hatches,  chickadees, warblers, wrens,  and many others our forests  would be destroyed by insects.  Some kinds of small birds hunt  insects on the bark others work  on the slender twigs and leaves,  and woodpeckers cut into the  tree itself, chiselling out grubs,  which are undeveloped bettles.  These grubs bore into the sap-  wood and if too numerous will  finally kill the tree. But the  woodpecker cuts into the bark  with his strong bill until he is  able to spear the insect with  his   barbed tongue.  S?  ..���#a____S*--'-Vl  HAPPY  A feast of good wishes  to all our loycd patrons  and their  Dogwood Cafe  Gibsons  I  (D��ew.inc.  And may its glow remain with yon!  Management and Staff  Ken's Lucky Dollar Store  Gibsons  To our wonderful  Friends  and  Patrons  THE TOGGERY  Sechelt  GREETING.  of the season from  Len and Rita Higgs ���     f��  ?���  SECHELT TOWING       *  4 SALVAGE Ltd.  SMH3^93��ti����ft3@digK2^  ...^   :   7      1  Wishing you and yours    |j  holiday happiness!      . ��� jj.  Ed and Molly  ��& M BOWLADROME  Merfy Christmas  to our wonderful  friends E_> patrons  Dill, Lois, Anne  and Marion  GK(M�� GIRL ���  BEAUTY CENTRE May True Joy  E e Yours This Day  Helen's Fashion Shop  Gibsons  to all our.  customers.  Fay and Dick Birkin  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE & CABINET SHOP  Roberts Creek  We appreciate your patronage*  Management and  Staff  Peninsula Cleaners  Gibsons  @e^��ts!e����t6^5*s*��e^  I  FROM A MERRY OLD SOLE  AND HIS COBBLER  Ron's Shoe Repair  R.R. 1 "������' Gibsons  $ ��::���. ������     "      y ,  The Best  of the Holiday  Bill and Dorothy Murray  Your Local  Garden and Pet Shop  Gibsons  WITH YOU!  ys.   A  At Christmas and  always, we pray for  peace among men.  Ray and Ev  R. JOHNSON TRUCKING  Gibsons  HARVEY FUNERAL HOME  LTD.  Gibsons  .-.�������.  mms  fk 'Of- THE  ~ SEflson  A Pun-feet  tt*M*y to all  Betty Gisvold  Jay Bee Furniture & Appliances  Gibsons  We wish to  our many friends  and customers a  joyousbotiday  Pat and Winn Jackson  Ritz Motel  Gibsons  ** May If* holiday season  eJMOBd wMi all tl_e eood Ifci-iBt __t  ____________  __________i ______________   ' _________________ iA____________________h  _������ iar yov# eer fM_V0M^>  pleasiirrfe stive yotrt  Charlie, Cathie, Gord and Doug  Gibsons Shell Service Station  trorcCIKtC(KiKi(ie!0��fitw-^^  /I WieatU o�� Aedt  utUU&L to. all oun tuonctenfal  jfiiesu&d. and fuUbosti,-- matf  Board of Directors and Staff  Elphinstone Co-op  Gibsons  ��  51  *_  ��  *_  f  I*  OI  iS-ll bleafcingtf to pou anb j>our^!  Alex and Alma Gilmore  Sechelt v.vi.  We Thank You for your patronage  ���'���'" '     George Sawyer        7   YY v  NUTS & BOLTS SAIJES a^ j^Kl  Gibsons .. ,./;\.v\v;777N;.  HAVE A  JOLLY GOOD  CURJ-ftM.  Management and  Staff  TODD'S DRY GOODS  Sunnycrest Plaza ��� Gibsons  We hope your Christmas Is the  happiest yet* You deserve the best!  Ray and Paddy  Peninsula Building Supplies Ltd  JfeGSity <yieeii*Ufl to.  04rt many jfUetidl cd  Al  Porter and Staff  Peninsula Woodwork  Sunshine Coast Highway ��� Giibsons  r28H&a-ft3t-N-k--_^^  ���^���������������--������a-  }*��a**a_.��*****a����-i  WE WISH TOD THE SEASON'S JOYS!  Jim, Eva, Lill and Eleanor  Seaview Market

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