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Array Provincial Library,  Victoria, B. C.  Published at Gibsons,   B.C.  SERVING   THE  GROWING   SUNSHINE   COAST  Volume 22  Number 6, February 12, 1969  10c per copy.  zen  award  7 The Good Citizen - award will  be made at-Monday night's dinner meeting of Giibsons and  Area Chamber of Commerce in  Cedars Inn. This award, made  every second year, names some  Twprthy 7 Gdibsonitey man or wo-  mian. to reign as Good Citizen  for the next two years.  At  the   same  meeting  which  starts with a social half-hour at  6.30 Martin Dayton, professional  engineer, will toe chief speaker  on Giibsons harbor development.  An executive meeting Monday  night at Cedars Inn heard Floyd'  North   of   the   Sunshine   Coast  Tourist   Association,  speak; on  the need for the Sunshine Coast  to carry its full share of publicity costs with the district tourist  setup.  Whatever the area puts  into  the  tourist pulblicityf fund  would be more than matched by  the provincialrgovernment which  supplies an additional $1.50 per  SCTA   dollar.   He  proposed . a  membership  drive  following  a  meeting of area -representatives  at Sechelt.  A special coffee party meet-  . ing will be held Monday, Feb. 24  7 for the express purpose  pf electing and installing the 1969 of-  ficersYC^ingtO: weather conditionsand sickness chamber op-  aerations have lost at least one  Ymonth in timing its meetings.  Four candidates  Our ferry fares cut  Somelbodiy goofed! It was not  until 4 p.m. Monday afternoon  that Sechelt Motor Transport officials, the Coast News and others knew that the 50 percent reduction in passenger ferry fares  was  officially in effect on the  Sunshine coast-  Doubt had arisen (because  newspaper, radio and TV omitted any mention of the Sunshine  Coast ferry runs. This led to  considerable indignation (including the rather mild editorial on  page two of this issue) and as a  result a good many public letters of protest were planned for  the eyes of Victoria officials.  At approximately 4 p.m. Monday news percolated through  that the reduction in fares on  our ferries would actually come  into effect on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week  ��� and it was official.  From information sought by  the Coast News it was learned  that even ferry sources at'Lang  dale were ira the dark until some  time Monday when somehow official word trickled through.  Here is what the new tariff  will mean: Passenger fares on  all ferry runs on the Sunshine  -��� Coast will toe cut toy 50 cents.  This will not apply to automobiles.  -As regards bus fares the tariff  from Giibsons will be cut from  $2 to $1.5.0 and. from Sechelt  from $3.10 to $2.60, George Hopkins, SMT manager., announces.  Fire number four  Above is one of four fires recorded during :a 24 hour period  from 7:30 a.m. Friday lo 7:30  p.m.  Saturday.   It  occurred in  rear of Gibsons Co-op store and  it is suspected that the fire was  started in' the refuse bin which  covered the area marked on the  building wall. ,  ^  It was the last of four fires,  the first being at the John Cor-  lett home where a chimney fire  called out the fire truck, almost'.  opposite their home. The se-f  cond fire at 6:30 p.m. Friday^  might have been a fire butYitl  wasY^ipP-d in the budYat the?;  Robert Norris home on Gowerf  Point Road. The third fife was;?  about 30 minutes past midriigluY  Friday when an alaran earner"  from   Chaster   and  Pratt   Eds. 7  Objecting to double talk in  red tape entanglement over the  Sunshine Coast Regional district  handling of the financial affairs  of the Regional Hospital District, the Regional District?  board has replied to B.C. Hospital Insurance Service correspondence with its views on the  situation.  The Regional District board's,  reply speaks for itself as to the  Prosecution ordered  on  Four declared candidates for  leadership of the New Democratic Party presented their  views and answered questions  at a well attended meeting at  the Moose Hall, Powell River  Feb. 8. This meeting was sponsored by the Mackenzie Constituency NDP association.  Don Lockstead, NDP candidate for Mackenzie constituency,  spoke briefly, followed by leadership contestants Tom Berger,  Dave Barrett, Bob Williams and  John Conway.  While the leadership candidates agreed essentially on  party policy they expressed  considerable difference of opinion on some of the issues important to the people of B.C. and  to their party as dt expects to  form the next government in  this province.  Disregarding tactics the  speakers agreed that their party  would take steps to limit the  power of foreign investors in  B.C., would change the laws  to * insure fairer treatment for  individuals, particularly children, unfortunate enough to be  brought before the courts, and  would enforce pollution control  laws which they charged were  now being disregarded.  Many penetrating questions  were asked during the discussion period by an audience obviously interested in assessing  these men, one of whom may  become the next provincial  premier and the only clear decision on the leadership campaign seemed to be that expressed by Don Lockstead in  his opening remarks when he  stated that any one of these  men is capable of leading the  New Democratic Party to victory in the next election.  VALENTINE TEA  St. Bartholomew's Anglican  AOW will hold a Valentine tea in  the Parish Hall, Friday,, Felb. 14  where visitors are invited to  spend a pleasant hour. There  will be free transportation from  the bottom of School Road.  iirnimniimirai\muiiumm\u\mM'.m\)  Sechelt's council has * given  Fred Reyburn, its building^ in-  _sp��Ctor, ...the _ go-ahead sign for  the prosecution of contractor  Ray |ewman for not having obtained a building permit when  he remodelled a home he had  purchased on Mermaid St.  Council heard Mr. Newman  who explained that on Feb. 6 of  last year he approached the village clerk and on the basis of  that conversation felt he did not  have to obtain a permit.  The clerk's view was that if  minor repairs were involved no  permit was necessary. However  according to Mr. Reyburn the  minor repair eventually turned  into major repairs and required  a permit. Newman was so in-'  formed, Mr. Reyburn said. He  referred to various changes that  had been made contrary to build  ing regulations which would  have been noted if there had  been inspection made if a permit had been issued. Mr. Reyburn maintained Mr. Newman  shows a complete disregard of  area where what was reported^   basis of the argument. The re-  to   be   a   bedroom   trailer was,,    ply to the BCHIS follows:  gutted by flames. ]       l. The resolution was correct  ly submitted in accordance with  the Regional Hospital District's  Act. Section 31 of that act is  quite simple and is similar to  legislation in other acts proyid-  regulations. .    ing   authority   for   councils   or  Mr.   and  Mrs.   Cliff  Salahub.i boards to obtain funds for the  appeared' on.behalf of ..the.moye';; 'payinerit^ ^^thei&bai^-,dimi.jg��  by them to seek rezoning of a  lot hear Porpoise Bay wharf for  future business operations in  specialized light welding and  motor blocks. Council decided it  would be better to make further  investigation into the matter before making a decision. Comments were made that it was a  shame that the referendum on  shorefront lots in this area several years ago was turned down.  This referendum if passed would  have meant the purchase of  shorefront lots by the munici-:  pality tout the two-to-one vote rejected it.  As a result of this discussion  council decided to name Aid.  Norman Watson as chairman of  a long range planning committee to. look into the potential,  feasibility and costs including  financing from outside sources  in connection with the Porpoise  Bay shorefront. Council was apposed to industrial development  in that area.  20th anniversary  Candles decorated the Masonic Hall on Feb. 6 when members celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Mt. Elphinstone  Chapter Order of Eastern Star.  Past matrons and patrons were  presented.  Here is the story from Coast  News files on the first meeting  in February of 1949.  The 61st chapter of the Order  of the Eastern Star was formally organized when Mount Elphinstone Chapter was instituted  at Roberts Creek.  More than 70 members from  other chapters were present.  Grand Chapter officers included  William A. McLagen, WGP of  Vancouver and WGM Mrs. Mary  Buchanan who came from Trail  to officiate.  Officers include Brother James  Hale Drummond, patron, Mrs.  Pearl Osborne, associate matron. Brother J. Edlund, associate patron; Mrs. James Clay,  worthy matron; Mrs. Doris  Drummond, secretary; Mrs. Jessie V. Leach, treasurer; Mrs.  Christine Anderson, conductress;  Mrs. Margaret G. Newman,  chaplain; Mrs. Margaret Truman,    marshall;    Mrs.    Bessie  Shaw, organist; Mrs. Minnie. El-  lund, Mrs. Rachel Kolterman,  Mrs. Louise E. Lang, Mrs.  Jeanne McAllister, Mrs. Phyllis  Parker,, star points; Mrs. Elizabeth Bourn, warder and Brother  Charles Robinson, sentinel.  Ball meeting  Gibsons Athletic Association  has called, a meeting for Sunday  Feb. Ii�� at 2 p.m. in Union hall,  Wyngaert road, for boys between age nine to 16 to attend  along with their parents.  Jack Main, president of the  B.C. Minor Baseball league will  be the speaker. The public is  invited to this meeting as well,  to hear about the operations of  the Athletic Association.  LILLIES OF THE FIELD  As part of the Hi-C movie  festival there will be a showing  of The lilies of the Field, Tuesday, Feb. 17 at Gibsons Twilight theatre starting at 8 p.m.  the     period     before grants or  Honor Roll  Elphinstone honors society,  1969,  second term:  Division I. Sandra Hansen 2.3,  Division II, Judy McKean 2.4.  Elliott Trueman 2.3 and Linda  > Price 2.2.  Division  III, Dorian  Gregory  s  2.9,   Donna   Nelson  2.7,  Robert  Bennie  2.3   and  Mark  Ruggles  2.3.  Division VI, Frances Finlayson 2.7, Joan Gory 2.4 and  Steven Lee 2.1.  Division XI, Lygie Martinez  2.4. David Bulger 2.3, Claudia  Headley 2.3, Sheahan Bennie 2.1,  Cathy DeKleer 2.1 and Mark  English  2.1.  Division XVII, Kathy Potter  2.9.  Honorable  mention:  Division II, Nancy LeWarne  2.0 and Juanita Wray 2.0.  Division III, Eileen Mackenzie  2.0.  Division VI, Bob Barnes 2.0  and Greg Hayes 2.0.  Division XL Mary Muehlen-  kamp 2.0.  Division XVII, Laurie Allan  2.0.  ANNUAL  CHURCH  MEETING  A congregational potluck supper and annual meeting will  take place Wed., Feb. 19 at the  United Church hall. It will start  at 6 p.m. and following dinner  the annual reports will be presented and discussed.  PRINT SHOW EXTENDED  The exhibition of the Trudy  Small prints at the Arts Council Gallery shop in Sechelt has  been extended, owing to weather conditions, until Feb. 15.  Considerable interest has been .  shown in these prints.  A LOOSE RABBIT  A brown and white rabbit has  found its way to a home in the  vicinity of North Fletcher Rd.  If you have lost one please  phone 886-7464.     .  taxes are forthcoming. The section does not state how a resolution must be worded, that the  number of directors voting will  be^ recorded, that a list.of.expenditures is to be submitted.  These requirements which are  apparently imposed toy your  staff my board respectfully  suggests are unnecessary:  2.   The   Regional  board   with  the treasurer are liable for their  actions and responsible for any  irregular disbursement  of  public- funds   and   they   are   fully  aware of these responsibilities.  Therefore when applying for a  blanket sum to cover expenses  they do not expect to spend it  except  on' budgetted  items   or'  to expend the total/-amount applied for.; -7 7 yryx-y    77��� Yv^/������  -���������- feThis" ���resolution-*was^' made7"  early in December because the  board was aware that the Hospital  District   had   debt repayments due on January 2,  1969.  Due  to  the  dilatory  action  of  your department    these    debts  have now been paid from Regional District funds.  The  Regional District has no difficulty  in passing a simple bylaw empowering  it   to  borrow  money  in anticipation of taxes without  any approval or submissions to  a   senior   government.  In   this  'instance it is fortunate: for the  Hospital District that this is so.  4. The sum requested was for  . the purpose  of   covering   debt  repayments, advisory committee expenses, and any expenses  incurred in connection with the  Hospital referendum and as  these funds would be borrowed  aV required the blanket figure  was not considered excessive.  5. The  board: recognizes   the  - faetMhat-the Regional District  |sY- responsible -for administration cost in respect of Regional  Hospital Districts.. They are  also well aware of the administrative requirements of the  Dept. of Municipal Affairs in  connection with legislation requiring their prior approval on  ^thei^naaany^^divei^e- --matters  handled by them. They respectfully suggest therefore that you  consider modelling your procedures on those of the Dept. of  Municipal Affairs and thereby  cut out repetitions and unnecessary paper work.  The board requests that this  resolution be approved without  delay, the amount being reduced to a sum you consider sufficient for the board's needs. ���  Charles F.  Gooding,  secretary.  New mail service  The shortened Post Office delivery week arid the new single  mail processing system which  becomes effective Feb. 17th,  was reconfirmed Tuesday by  the Hon. Eric Kierans. The postmaster general stated these adjustments will result in better  use of staff, allow a greater  number of employees to enjoy  a Monday to Friday work week  and will mean a saving of some  $13,000,000 to the Canada Post  Office.  There- will be no change in  postal service in smaller centres generally served by post  offices operated in conjunction  with a private business, or  from a private dwelling. Rural  route delivery service to boxes  located on or near the property  lines of farm homes and of some  residences on the fringes of  suburban areas, will also continue as at present;  In communities not served by  letter carriers and where service is provided from self-contained post office buildings, first  class mails and daily newspapers will be processed for delivery and wicket service not  exceeding four hours will be  provided on Saturdays. The  wicket transactions wil incude  general delivery, the sale of  postage stamps and money  orders and the acceptance of  items for mailing. Lock box service will be maintained and  mails will be received and despatched.  In areas served by letter carriers,  sub  post  offices located  in drug stores and similar business establishments will remain  open to provide a wicket ser  vice for the sale of stamps and  money orders and for the mail:  ing of items requiring weighing  and documentation. At the post  office, lock box delivery will  be available arid general delivery will be provided for four,  hours. Those customers who  must have Saturday mail, will  be able to obtain it by arranging receipt through a lock box  at the post office. However,  they will have to take delivery  through the postal box at all  times.  Award honors  past president  Gibsons auxiliary to St.  Mary's' hospital February meeting was highlighted with the  presentation of a past president's pin to Mrs. Gordon Richards who has worked tirelessly  during the last two years in  supporting the operations of the  auxiliary.  Plans have been made for a  smorgasbord and dance in Port  Mellon's Community hall on?  March 15. It was also decided  that a bridge tourney would be  held monthly starting Monday,  Feb. 24.  Jean Wyngaert reminded  members that there are baby  sweaters, blankets, diapers and  other articles for sale from the  gift box. Several members have  volunteered to transport voters  to the polls on Sat., Feb. 22 the  day of the vote on the expansion  of St. Mary's hospital. 2       Coast News, Feb. 12, 1969.  from estates tax  Serving the,Mt. Elphinstone district (population 6,000) of the  Sunshine Coast and the Sechelt Peninsula (population 3,000).  Phone 886-2622       P.O. Box 460, Gibsom, 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.  We shall overcome!  Indignities suffered by the Sunshine Coast when it comes to  recognizing it relies on a ferry system from Horseshoe Bay to  Langdale plus the Earl's Cove to Saltery Bay run are becoming  just a toit too common.  Along comes a traffic situation involving storms, overcrowding  of ferry runs and such like and the news media in Vancouver can  give all the other runs plenty of newspaper and radio plus TV publicity,, tout the ferry system just around the corner from Vancouver somehow gets lost in the-.shuffle.  The laest indignity involves the midweek fare reductions as  announced toy Highways Minister Wesley Black for the Nanamo-  Swartz Bay-Comox runs but nary a word aibout the Horseshoe Bay-  Langdale run. This is too much Mr. Black. Have you forgotten us?  Take another look at the ferry system and you will see there is a  ferry that operates in Howe Sound area ��� or didn't someone tell  you.  How come we have been forgotten. You have a Social Credit  member representing the area involved in the Howe Sound ferry  run. Have a chat with her. It might help.  A short four years  Ten years ago, on Sat., Feb. 7 to toe exact, a move towards  establishment of a hospital closer to centres of population started  with a public meeting in Sechelt's Legion Hall. This meeting under  the chairmanship of Harvey Hubbs organized a committee of 20  prominent people in all walks of life and representing the various  communities.   ..  The committee and others that followed, worked diligently. As  a result there is a fine hospital now operating at Seohelt. But this  fine hospital did not come easily. There were people who fought  strenuously to keep the hospital at Garden Bay. However when the  referendum was decided by the public there was no mistaking the  desire.  Opened slightly more than four years ago it was a 35 acute bed  hospital. At that time few people would have had the temerity to  suggest that before five years had passed it would have to double  its bed capacity.  On Feb. 22, a Saturday, and a good day for everyone to get out  and vote, the public which supported whole-heartedly the building  of the present highly rated institution will have the opportunity of  giving the hospital even greater support. It is quite likely that  those who opposed the removal of the hospital from Garden Bay  will decide that their earlier fears will have evaporated. The new  setup will provide 13 beds for acute patients and 22 for extended  care patients.  If there is one point that should be brought forward now it  would toe that the various committees that have worked for the  hospital under the auspices of St. Mary's Hospital Society have  done an excellent job in presenting the case to Victoria authorities.  The present St. Mary's Hospital is a decided asset to the community and the expanded' hospital and services promised by the expansion deserves favorable consideration from the voters.  Premier Bennett's Gamble  In view of the present political situation in British Columbia  it would toe quite fair to state that Premier Bennett's new budget  can be classified as Bennett's Gamlble.  Here is a government beset with multiple problems, many of  its own making, obviously seeking a new mandate. There are  bribes- offered, the chief one being the increase in the home-owner  grant, raised from $130 to $150, is a deliberate use of public funds  for purposes of bribing the voter. This extra $20 per home-owner  could have been added to education costs Iby a direct increase In  the funds allotted for education. However there will be many voters  who will swallow the lure hook, line and sinker without worrying  about its long term effect on taxes from property assessments.  It should not toe forgotten that the average home-owner is now  paying much more in taxation than they were paying before the  home-owner grant came into being. There are some fortunate  enough to be in the position of only paying taxation of $1 but the  majority of taxpayers are not in that category. So far the result  of the home-owner grant is that most taxpayers are talcing one step  forward and two steps backward in dollars and cents.  However political bribes are not uncommon but how long they  will keep the voter happy is problematical. Premier Bennett has  seen his party strength in the hustings dropping with each elec-  ion and this year's budget can be rightly termed Bennett's Gamble.  Why hospitals, municipalities and school districts along with  other services should be in the position they are it, due to governmental policies is an unexplainatole mystery ��� unless one wants to  venture into the field of economics and find that Mr. Bennett's  much-vaunted surplus is merely a matter of bookkeeping with  money that has become tied into the hydro schemes and therefore  an asset of doubtful liquidity for a considerable period of time.  When it comes to name calling in the use of paper tigers it  would appear that within Mr. Bennett's government there may be  a few paper tigers lurking, whose roars are not from strength but  from fear.  (By PAUL ST. PIERRE)  It had been my intention--/to.  report on Indian Affairs arid  Northern Development Committee's tour of the North in this  column. Having spent some  8,000 miles of travel in the past  week, it seemed possible that  ,1 might have something to say  on the matter.  However, the North has been  there for a long time and will  remain for some time to come,  Let it wait.  A more pressing matter to  people of Coast-Chicotin is the  new Estates arid Gift tax bill,  which is now in the parliamentary process. In its original  form, the bill arounsed much  criticism.  Some people criticized it because they didn't understand it  ��� such as the man who assured me that he'd be paying a  $60,000 estate tax on a $100,000  estate. These complaints were  not too serious. Time, and the  issuance of factual information  by the finance ministry, would  dissipate these fears.    .  What was alarming was that  some people criticized the legislation because they did understand it. In this area, I joined  a number of other Liberal MPs  in making some acid protests.  There is not room in 'this  space for complete review of  any legislation of such complexity as tax legislation. However,  the broad outlines of the situation may be sketched.  Estate taxation has two purposes. It is designed to bring  revenue to the government. It  is designed to avoid the formation of wealthy .dynasties in  Canada by preventing the transmission of great wealth across  the generations.  The main purpose of Mr. Benson's tax bill, announced in the  October 22nd budget speech,  was to correct a traditional  Canadian injustice by which  wives were taxed for their hus:  bands' estates. The philosophy  of the Benson changes were  that wives were equal contributors to the formation of the husband's 7e&tate "arid tthat': no tax  whatever should be collected in  transfers to widows or to widowers.  There were other beneficial  changes. Among them was the  introduction of increased exemptions for children under 25  years of age (calculated by  formula) and the introduction  of new exemptions of $10,000  each for all adult children, for  whom there had formerly been  no exemption. There were also  improvements in gift tax legisT  lSttion.   -  This left Mr. Benson with a  revenue deficit to fill.  He  did  so by increasing taxes on large  /estates.  Unfortunately, and quite unnecessarily in the opinion of  many of us, he also introduced  taxes on small estates which  could have been quite crippling  to heirs, particularly the ^sons  of small ranchers and small  businessmen.  In its original form, the new  bill would have lowered the  basic exemption on estates  from $40,000 to $20,000. It provided no reliable meth'od of  ���time payment on estates such  as farms, where there are few  liquid assets. It could also have  created havoc for people who  didn't change their wills soon  enough. This gave rise to a  saying ta home Dpn't die in  1969, whatever else you do.  When pierced by many sharp  words, the finance minister  came to the conclusion that all  was not well with this section  of the legislation. He has since,  announced changes.  The exemption categories will  remain tout there is provision  that no estate of $50,000 or less  will pay any tax. Also, estate  taxes may be paid in six annual instalments and this method of time payment will become the right of the taxpayers,  not a privilege to be granted  at the minister's discretion,  f Finally, an option has been  introduced. In the case of deaths  ocouring before August 1, 1969,  taxpayers will have the option  of paying under either new or  old estate tax schedules.  This gives time for the rewriting of wills. It is also one  of the primary reasons for the  writing of this column. Many  men, more, probably, than now  realize it, should review their  wills during the next few  months.  The removal of tax in the  passage of estates between  widows and widowers alters patterns considerably. Many men  whose estates range from $50-  000 to $150,000 will find that  their old wills will stand. Many,  including' those with three or  more children, will find their  taxes lower under the new legislation. But a number will find  that they should adapt their  wills to the new legislation.  There was a time when $100,-  000  estates  were left only by  Coast News  5-10-20 YEARS AGO  FIVE YEARS AGO  Gibsons Calvary Baptist  church members have decided  to purchase the old United  Church which will be moved to  a Park Road site.  A general meeting at Gibsons  Health centre covering the Port  Mellon to Egmont area has  been called by sanitary inspector W. B. MacDonald for the  purpose of discussing the general garbage problem.  The school board is striving  to find some way to get the  school budget out to representatives in sufficient time to allow  intelligent consideration of it.  A second fire alarm took firemen to the Cartwright house at  Reid corner on the highway.  The first came two hours earlier. The inside of the place was  gutted.  10 YEARS AGO  At a public meeting in Sechelt  Legion hall Chairman Harvey  Hubbs announced the names of  a committee of 20 to work towards the establishment of a  new hospital in the region.  At a cost of $68.,000, Port Mellon telephones will toe switched  over to dial phones before the  end of February.  William Payne M.P. (Conservative) reveals that post offices  will be established at Garden  Bay and Egmont shortly.  Gibsons and  Area  Volunteer  Firemen   are looking  into   the  possibility of establishing a No.  2 firehall outside the village.  20 YEARS AGO  The 61st chapter of the Order  of Eastern Star was formally  organized when Mt. Elphinstone  Chapter was instituted at Roberts Creek.  Ten weeks of snow and ice  with little hope of a letup was  recorded in the Feb. 11 issue of  the Coast News.  Gibsons Board of Trade organized a committee to draw up  a brief on the Port Mellon road  for presentation at the legislative session next week.  Snow has held up work on the  new Community Hall at Madeira  Park.  Mrs. R. L. Jackson was elected president of the VON at its  annual meeting in the home of  Mrs. Stan Arko.  very wealthy men. In the day  of the $25,000 cottage, the $5,-  000 car and big pension funds,  men of quite moderate means  may leave $100,000 estates. Particularly ranchers, who live poor  and die rich.  There was also a time when  wills could be simple. I recall  being told of one ��� the rancher  who left the ranch to be de-  vided between, his two sons,  the first son to draw the line  cutting it in half, the second  son to have first choice of the  halves.  These  days  are  gone.  The Estate Tax changes are  just part of a general overhaul of the Canadian taxation  system. The next instalment  will be of a far more important nature and will, almost  certainly, cause much .wider  concern, in the nation. In about  June of this year, Finance  Minister Benson plans to introduce a draft bill on taxation  reform. It will be introduced  in this way so that there will  be time for citizens to debate  its impact.  Probably this will involve  major changes in general taxation, including some recommendations of the Carter Report. No matter how desirable  taxation reform may be, it cannot be introduced without disruption of old patterns and the  draft bill will demand serious  study by all Canadians, inside  and outside Parliament.  N. Richard McKibbin  A  PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  Phone 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  t^0m**^^*^^*��^***0^i^^^+*^^+^.  NOTICE  R. S. Rhodes  \ , .���-.'.'   .7  Doctor of Optometry  204 Vancouver Block  Vancouver, B.C.  Announces he will be in SecheH  MONDAY, FEB, 17  For an appointment for eye examination phone  Sechelt Beauty Parlor 885-2818  If anyone desires any adjustment or repair to their  present glasses I will be pleased to be of service  ta^^^v^M-1  } H M h y 7  DRY NAILS INCREASE  WITH  AGEING  Finger and toe nails that peel, split and break  can be both a disturbing physical and appearance problem. Senior citizens chiefly have this  trouble. Nail flexibility depends primarily on the  amount of moisture retained.  Because of low winter temperature outside  and heating inside, humidity drops, permitting  the surrounding air to absorb moisture from the  skin, leading to excessive dryness. Avoid contacts with drying liquids, and every night massage a good nourishing cream into the skin and  on the nails.  Your doctor can phone us when you need a  medicine. We will constantly endeavor to keep  abreast of the expanding activities in the field  of pharmacy ��� in this era of great change. We  pledge at all times to be in the position to offer the finest of pharmaceutical services.  KRUSE DRUG STORES LTD.  Rae W. Kruse  Pharmaceutical Chemists & Druggists  Sechelt Gibsons  885-2238 886-2234  Dependability ��� Integrity ��� Personal Service  STORE HOURS ��� 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ��� FRIDAY 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  OPEN ALL DAY WEDNESDAYS  For your protection:  Professional or Scientific Claims���No advertisemenl  shall be prepared, or be knowingly accepted, which  distorts the true meaning of statements made  by professionals or scientific authorities. Advertising  claims should not be made to appear to have a  scientific basis they do not truly possess. Scientific  terms, technical quotations, etc., should be used  in general advertising only with a full sense of  responsibility to the lay public.  This is just one of the 12 Rules of the Canadian Code of Advertising  Standards which this publication and other media across Canada follow.  If you are Interested in a personal copy of the complete Code, please write:  The Advertising Standards Council, Canadian Advertising Advisory Board,  159 Bay Street, Toronto 1, Ontario. series  Feb. 20 big day for Canon  ��� (Your Heart Foundation presents a five-paj-t series on heart  dise_.se to inform the public of  the progress being made to combat this twentieth century health  hazard.)  By John IB. Armstrong, M.D.,  Canadian Heart Foundation  More than 76,300 Canadians a  year now die of diseases of the  heart and blood vessels. This is  more than the total number of  deaths from all other diseases  and accidents combined������ 50.9  percent of the annual death toll.  The heart diseases are indiscriminate. No family is immune.  ;! The cardiovascular problem  ;is a complex of diseases and  disorders,, some of which are  linter-related. There are many  : varieties of heart disease and  ��� many more forms of blood, vessel diseases. The most devastating-heart and blood vessel diseases; stem from one or more of  these disorders: atherosclerosis  (hardening and narrowing of the  arteries), high blood pressure,  rheumatic fever and the rheumatic heart disease it sometimes causes, and inborn heart  defect's. Your Heart Foundation  fights them all.  Hardening of the arteries and,  high blood pressure are the  chief causes of cardiovascular  death arid disability. Singly or  in coihibination they set the  stage for heart attacks and  stroke. In 1966, latest year for  which figures are complete, 48,r  250 Canadians died from heart  attack and some 15,658 died  from stroke.  Heart attack and stroke together thus are responsible for  nearly 85 percent of the annual  cardiovascular death toll.  My purpose is to explore the  scope pf the problem posed by  the heart and circulatory diseases, to assess the progress  that has been made in the fight  against-these diseases and. to  point :up what must be done to  made even greater progress in  reducing death and disability  from what has been dufbibed the  20th century epidemic.  Since the first national Heart  Fund campaign, Heart Fund  dollars have helped to support  virtually every advance in car- -  diovascular medicine. Progress  has been dramatic. Translated  into human terms,  this record  Blake C. Alderson, D.C.  4 days weekly  Post Office Building Sechelt  Phone   885-2333  -Monday, Wednesday,  Thursday, Saturday  12 noon to 5 p.m.  EVENINGS  BY APPOINTMENT  FLOAT SERVICE  Storage, Repairs,  Building  Repairs to Island Homes  Wood Cutting  Box  432  Gibsons  Ph. 886-2432  K.  & R.  SIMPSON  NEED A  PASSPORT  PHOTO?  The Coast News  can fake it  for you  Phone 886-2622  of research achievement, has  meant diminished suffering and  longer life for tens of thousands  of Canadians.  The most recent; and to some  the most exciting, accomplishment ��� human heart transplantation. While definitely an experimental procedure, heart  transplantation suggests that for  some lives that previously were  doomed, there may be a salvation in the future.  Development of heart-lung  machines to make it possible  to take over the blood circulation during surgery on the heart  Implantation of artificial pacemakers make it possible to  maintain a regular heart rhythm in persons whose natural  pacemaking mechanisms have  been impaired.  Most forms of high blood pressure can now ibe controlled with  the use of'. modern drugs.  (February is Heart Month  throughout North America and  once again we are asking your  valuable co-operation in helping  ' this B.C. Foundation achieve a  successful campaign. This year  the theme is "Insure Your  Heart."  When senior citizens meet on  Thursdlay,      Feb.     20     (Canon  Greene will be honored on the  occasion of his 80th birthday.  There will be the presentation  of a cheque made out to the  Sunshine Coast Senior Citizens  Housing society to acclaim him  as the dreamer who founded the  idea of the Senior Citizens'  ���Homes. It may be. possible at  this time to make an announcement also about the next addition of ten more homes.  On  Sunday,   Feb.   22   at   St.  Hilda's Church there will be a  social hour following the morn  ing; service and a tribute will  be paid' to this faithful servant  of the church.  Contributions are being received by Mr. Ben Firth, 7R.R.  No. 1, Seohelt and cheques  should be made out to the Sunshine Coast Senior Citizens'  Housing society and marked in  the corner Greene so that the  treasurer will know they- are  given to honor Canon Greene.  THOSE CHRISTMAS CARDS  There is a large carton at the  Coast News office awaiting disposal of the Christmas cards  you do not want to throw away.  Coast News, Feb. 12, 1089.       3  They are of use to outlying districts where some off them  reach Indian children  Coast News  Phone 886-2622  it today!  namic budget  9  smost  province:  sj^.www-'.;      'c��r*  *>ftOV!NC_ OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  BUDGET  SPEECH  ^^S^^X*^^  byth* Heeeiosfete  P����B��f-r an.  M3��>St��r ��f F<oo  A balanced budget with increased  benefits for all British Columbia citizens-  but no increase in taxes!  When a business is run successfully and keeps growing, the shareholders can look forward to increased  dividends. The British Columbia Government believes in this principle of free enterprise, and it passes on  the benefits of British Columbia's dynamic growth in the form of increased services or "dividends" to  British Columbia's people.  The 1969/1970 British Columbia budget ��� the first billion-dollar budget in British Columbia's  history ������ provides a blueprint for the province's future expansion and details how and where British  Columbians will benefit in the new fiscal year.  The budget shows that everyone in British Columbia benefits from British Columbia's 17 years of  continuous Government experience with its dynamic development, its long-range planning and pay-  as-you-go, debt-free management.  If you would like to keep up-to-date on the plans and potentialities of this great province, write  for your complimentary copy of the 1969 Budget Speech today.  THE GOVERNMENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  Hon. W. A. C. Bennett, P.C., Premier and Minister of Finance  I ���" 1  J Mail this coupon for your free copy: J  G. S. Bryson,  Deputy Minister of Finance,  Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, British Columbia.  Please send me a copy of the 1969  British Columbia Budget Speech.  (Please indicate if you require  more than one copy.)  Name_  Address. Coast News, Feb. 12;, 1069.  Phone  886:2622  Deadline, Tuesday Noon  Rates: Up to 15 words 55c,  cash with order, 3c per word  over 15 words, 2nd and subsequent   consecutive   insertions half rate.  A billing charge of 25c will  be made on all ads not paid  1 week  after insertion.  COMING EVENTS  Feb. 12: L.A. Royal Canadian  Legion 109 Meeting, 8:15 p.m.,  Legion Hall, Gibsons.  Feb. 17: Mon.., 2 p.m., OAPO  Regular meeting. Health Centre.  1969 membership dues  Feb: 18: Tues., 8 p.m., Reminder, Hi-iC Movie Festival, Lilies  of the Field starring Sidney Por-  tier, at the Twilight Theatre.  Feb. 19: Gibsons United Church  Family pot luck supper and annual meeting. Wed. at 6 pjm.  Christian Education Centre. All  members and friends of the congregation are welcome to attend.  DEATHS  A-L-LIBONE ��� Passed away suddenly February 6, 1969, Wilfred  Stanley Allibone of 2145 Belle-  vue Avenue, West Vancouver, in  his 64th year. - Survived by his  loving wife Ivy; 2 sons, Howard  Stanley, Donald George, both of  Trail; 2 daughters, Mrs. J.  (Joan) Ocegueda . Maryisville,  Calif.; Mrs. V. (Barbara) Seaman, Kamloops, B.C.; mother,  Mrs. E. Allibone, England; 7  grandchildren; also 2 brothers  in England. Deceased was a  member of the Knights of Pythias Lodge Trail, B.C. Funeral  service was held Saturday, February 8 at 1 p.m. in the Little  Chapel of the Flowers, Forest  Lawn, Royal Oak Avenue at  Canada Way, Rev. J. A. Pitt officiating. Cremation, Garden  Chapel, Ocean View. FOREST  LAWN MORTUARY, funeral directors in charge.   EVANS ��� February 3, 1969,  Mary Josephine Evans of Sechelt, B.C. Survived by 2 sons,  John, Gait, Ont.; Laurie Sechelt B.C.; 3 daughters, Mrs.  Agnes Robinson, Australia;  Mrs. Marv Gross, Sechelt; Mrs^  Dorothy Miniato, Oakville; Ont.; :  1 brother. Jack Mayne, Sechelt;  1 sister Mrs. Winnie Shaw, Vancouver; 15 grandchildren. Prayers were held Wednesday, February 5 at 8 p.m., from the Holy  Family Catholic Church, Sechelt  where requiem mass was celebrated at 9 a.m. Thursday, Rev.  D. Kenny celebrant. Interment  Ocean View Cemetery, Burnaby  B.C Harvey Funeral Home, directors. No flowers. Donations  to Sechelt Hospital Auxiliary.  McNEIL ��� Feb. 9, 1969, John  P. McNeil of Redrooffs Road,  Halfmoon Bay., B.C. Survived by  his loving wife Jean, 1 son Alex,  North Vancouver; 2 daughters,  Mrs. G. (Theresa) 'Swayne,  Langley; Miss Florence McNeil,  Calgary. Brothers and sisters in  Scotland: 6 grandchildren. Prayers Wed., at 7:30 p.m. in St.  Helen's Roman Catholic Church,  Burnaby., where requiem mass  will be celebrated Thurs., at 16  a.m. Interdent Forest Lawn Cemetery. HARVEY FUNERAL  HOME, directors.    ROBINSON ��� Passed away Feb  7. 1969.. William G. (Bill) Robinson, beloved husband of Dorothy. Also survived by 6 sisters  and 3 brothers. Service was  held at First Memorial Chapel,  North Vancouver, 3 p.m., Feb.  11, Rev. R. D Morgan of Gibsons officiating. No flowers  please. In lieu, donations to B.C.  Cancer Fund  CARD OF THANKS  A word of thanks to Dr Eric  Paetkau and staff at St. Mary's  Hospital for their kindness to  me during my recent illness.  Also thank you to L.A. Canadian Legion 140, Sunshine Rebekah Lodge 82, Arbutus Rebekah  Lodge 76, Sechelt Garden Club,  and Senior Citizens' Assn. for  the many cards and flowers  from individual friends and  neighbors.  ���Alice Amelia French  (Sechelt)  IN MEMORIAM  In loving memory of a dear father and grandfather, Joe, who  passed away Feb. 12, 1968.  You're not forgotten, father  dear.,  Nor ever shall you be,  As long as life and memory last  We shall lemember thee.  Lovingly remembered iby  -���The Family.  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE  Flowers  and  Gifts  for all occasions  LissiLand Florists  Giibsons,   888-9045  Sechelt   885-9455  HELP WANTED  EARN that needed money "The  AVON way." Gall Miss Owens  collect, 731-8723 between 5-6 p.m.  for details. No obligation.  WORK WANTED  Carpentry work, alterations, etc  Ed Armstrong, Phone 886-7794.  Carpentry, new construction or  alterations. Free estimates. Ph.  886-7421.  Do you require part time bookkeeping, statements, balance  sheets and. personal income  tax? Phone 886-9331.  Plain sewing or alterations.  Mrs. N. McKenzie 886-2737.  We fall danger trees, top trees,  and remove limbs. Experienced,  insured and guaranteed work.  Free estimates. Phone 885-2109.  PERSONAL  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Phone 896*2827  MISC. FOR SALE  Baby  carriage,   $15;   8  cu.  ft.  fridge, $100, Phone 886-7077.  2 pair Innsbruck skis, one good  pair ski boots, size 7, good fittings, also chesterfield and chair  886-9505, Mrs. Gibb..  3 pee set ladies luggage, $25;  man's Gladstone $12; kitchen 5  pee. set modern, $25; 2 hostess  chairs $5 each; 10 cu. ft. fridge  $35; Phone 88&J2288.  220 Polaroid camera, $75; ladies  wig, 100% nylon, platinum, $30.  Set of Artex liquid embroidery,  $30. Phone 886-9897.  Fridge $50, good condition; portable record player $30. Phon  886-2630.   '..  Frigidaire Appliances with  GMAC Time Payment Plan  Garden Tools and accessories  Earl's in Gibsons  886-9600  Winston Robinson Pf0P.      SPRING      GET YOUR  LAWNMOWER  OUTBOARD  CHAIN SAW  Serviced and Repaired  NOW  Will pick up  NUTS & BOLTS  886-2838  Head of Wharf  Rabbits, live or dressed. Breeding stock, cages, feeders, etc.  Small tractor. Phone 886-261/7.  $250. Papered % Arabian 8 mo.  colt. 3 times in the ribbons. Ph.  Mon.-Fri.��� after 5 p.m., anytime  Sat. or Sun. 886-2746 or 886-2084.  IF IT'S SUITS - IT'S MORGANS  885-9330, Sechelt  HORSEMEN!  For your tack needs see  Walt Nygren Sales  Gibsons, 886-9303  SPORTING GOODS  Hardware and appliances  Where your dollar has more  cents  EARL'S IN GIBSONS   886-9600   One Airco auto, oil furnace and  250 gal. tank. Phone 886-2897.  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales. Ph.  885-9713. Sechelt.  WANTS  *���        ���     *  ���  Wanted, old fashioned shaving  mugs, moustache cups and small  old china cabinet. Private collector. Reply Lloyd Scrimshaw.  2978 East 25th Ave.,, Vancouver  12.  Will buy patches of standing  timber. Phone 886-2459.  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SAIE  1956 foor door chev sedan, 6 cyl  good condition. $175. Phone 884-  5262.  1956 GMC % ton pickup, 17"  wheels, 4 speed trans. $125. Ph  886-2088  '61 Chev pickup. Phone 886-2777.  1963 Ford Galaxie, all equipped,  rebuilt motor. Asking price $650.  Phone 886-9392 or 886-2539.  BOATS FOR SALE  Beach comber Duz Best. High-  est offer. Send bids to Box 612,  Gibsons, (at Gibsons wharf).  Pender Harbour: Three room  home on good level lot, some  trees, excellent view. Close to  Madeira Park shopping etc.  Workshop and storage shed.  Price, including complete furnishings, $7950. Call DON TAIT  883-2284.  Roberts Creek: Shack on-2.25  acres, wonderful possibilities.  Year round creek crosses lot,  paved road in front, close to  beach and main highway. Full  price  only $4500,  some  terms.  Gibsons Rural: 10 acres of  ideal land for S/D. Heavily timbered. Gently sloped. Full price  $10,000.  Gibsons: Centre of Gibsons.,  two bedroom view home. Full  concrete basement, beautifully  landscaped lot. Garage. Electric  range and space heater included  in full price of $13,500. Terms.  Gibsons: On quiet residential  street convenient to shops and  schools. We have a very desirable 3 bedrm home with a view.  The spacious living room features luxury W/W carpet, brick  fireplace flanked by wood grain  Arborite book shelves. Bright  cabinet kitchen wired for range  etc. Full concrete basement. Oil  heat. Dble garage. Try your  down payment on full price of  $22.,000.  Gower Point Road: Delightful  2 bdrm post and beam cottage  on view Vz acre. Nicely appointed living room separated from  dining area by planter, the modern cab. kitchen features double  stainless sink and pass-thru to  dining. Utility, large deck; Electric heat. Priced for quick sale  at only $14,700.  K. Butler  Ron McSavaney  Ed Butler  Don Tait  886-2000  886-9656  886-2000  883-2284  K. BUTLER REALTY  & Insurance  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  Gower Point Road, just past  Gospel Rock. Wonderful view  property, large lot, good water,  New P & B house, living room,  dining area and kitchen open  plan, overlooking view. Large  sundeck. Two bedrooms, good  bathroom and utility. Cleared  lot, good access. Asking $14,700  with substantial cash payment.  Drive past, our sign on.  886-2481  Pratt Road, lovely 3 bedroom  home, large living room with  FP, good basement, good sized  lot in garden and lawn. Only  four years old NHA built. Asking  $24,500.  886-2481  Gibsons Village, well built,  tidy home on Glen Road. Full  basement. Two bedrooms, sun  porch etc. A good buy at $13,500  about half cash.  886-2481  Building lots. Two view lots  on highway at Hopkins. 100'  road frontage, all services at  hand.   Asking  $3,500.  886-2481  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Real Estate & Insurance  Richard F. Kennett,  NOTARY PUBLIC  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS,  B.C.        Ph.  886-2481  TRAVEL  RENO  8 DAYS $69  Side trips, fun money and extras  Taylor Tours  Mar. 8, Easter, April 15  Phone 434-4555  or write Mrs. G. Taylor  4532 Earl St., Vancouver  For all your travel information  and bookings contact Margaret  MacKenzie, local agent for  Eaton's 'Where-to-Go' Travel  service. Phone 886-2960. Head  office 515 West Hastings St.,  Vancouver.  CONSTRUCTION  EWART McMYNN  REALTY & INSURANCE  NOTARY PUBLIC  MEMBER:  MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE  N   Phone  886-2248  $4000 dn for semi wf. 3 bdrm  home. Well remodelled but unfinished. Beautiful 20 x 30 liv.  area with, sea view. Built in  range and oven.  Commercial premise with 900'  living quarters, 900' store and  workshop. Village water. Panoramic view, good location.  $6000 dn. easy terms.  $16,000 cash for fully remodelled home close to pebble beach.  Elect heat, built ins- 2 bdrm, 2  guest rms dn. Large landscaped  lot with good garage.  Split level 4 bdrm 2 bathrm  home with garage. Yr. rrid.  stream and good grazing. A/O.  Close to schools^.Pender area.  Good terms on $25,000  Egmont, deep water frontage,  132', 3 bdrm, Vz bsmt, A/O.  Prime fishing area.  $14000.  Gibsons rural area: Large (.64  acre) level lot with 1000 sq. ft.  home, grounds nicely landscaped. Double car port, garden  storage shed. B6 bedrms, .big  util. area, large bathrm, 24 x 16  living rm., 24 xl. kitchen-dihing  220 wiring to range and dryer.  Full price $14,750, some terms.  Two bedrm home, half mile  from school and shopping, on  4V�� acres almost level land,  fenced. Panelled living rm. and  kitchen-dining rm. Pembroke  pumtoing, good well on pressure  pump. Full price $15,800, some  terms.  Small house on \Vz acres good  land stream at hand for excellent water supply. Solid cabin at  rear. Full price $10,000, cash to  A/S approx. $3,650 at 6%.  E. McMynn 886-2500  Do Wortman       880-2393  J. Warn 886-2681  Box 238, Gibsons, B.C.  ROOM * BOARD  Now available, Room & Board,  winter rates. Peninsula Hotel.  Phone 886-2472.  FOR RENT  Bright two bedroom suite, partly furnished, Granthams Landing. Available March 1. Phone  886-7495.  2 bedroom house available now  at Davis Bay Phone 886-7480.  One 1 bedroom furnished suite,  one 2 bedroom furnished suite,  waterfront at Sechelt. Phone  886-2380.  On the waterfront, lovely all  electric 1 bedroom suite, furnished. 2 bedroom furnished cottage. No dogs please. R. W.  Vernon, Gower Point Road. Ph  S86--2887   2 bedroom rental, till end of  June, $70 month. Box 346, Gibsons.  Bachelor suite $50 a month; 1  bedroom suite $80 a month. 20  x 15 ft. and 400 sq. ft. commercial premises, also 20 x 20 ft.  storage space. Apply Suite 7,  Seaside Plaza, Gibsons, or  phone 581-9684 or 574-4180.  3 room unfurnished cottage. Ph.  8S6-9661.  Furnished 3 room suite, auto-  oil heat, fip.., elec. appliances.  Men preferred. Phone 886-9661.  BEST ACCOMMODATION  IN GIBSONS  MAPLE CRESCENT  NEW DELUXE APARTMENT  1,' __, 3 bedroom apartments vacant now. FREE heat, washig  facilities, drapes, blinds, parking, water, garbage collection. Colored appliances and  plumbing. Luxury living at low  cost.  Phone 886-2905  PETS  Everything tor your  building needs  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt. Phone 885-2283  Poodle puppies and mother, $50  each, registered and inoculated.  Phone 885-9797.  2 lovely small dogs need homes.  1 male, year old, 1 spayed and  inoculated female, year old. Ph.  886-21664.   Home wanted for beige and  white 7 mo. old male cat. Phone  886-2097.  Poodles, grooming, clipping.  Years of experience. Telephone  886-2601.  U  Editor: Regarding Garbage  Pick-Up. It is unfortunate for  the people in Sechelt that the  garbage piles on. while irespon-  sible persons in the Regional  Board office look on.  ' They cry about the pollution  and so forth and here we are  knee deep in-garbage, that our  regular garbage truck service  is unable to render on account  of unaccessible road to" the  dump that the regional board  controls, and seem very reluctant in maintaining this road  open during this snowy period  on account of the costs involved.  I was quoted on Feb. 10 by  Mr. Gooding of the Regional  Board of them; having a problem finding a cat and operator  to clear up the ice and snow  on the only accessible road.  While in the regional board's  office Monday he informed me  with a bewildered look in his  eyes, that        y...^,.. ;������     ".���''  (a) people had been'..able, to  get to the garbage dump, however he didn't say whether this  ANNOUNCEMENTS  Alcoholics   Anonymous.   Phone  886-2979 or 885-9327 after 5 pm.  HAVE YOU A  DRINKING PROBLEM  Contact Alcoholics Anonymous (closed meetings) Gibsons, Ph. 886-7106 or 880-2924.  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 AIR  SERVICE FOR  Skindivers' and Firemen's  air tanks  - SKINDIVERS AVAILABLE  FOR SALVAGE WORK  MARINE ACCESSORIES  Paint, fibreglass, rope, canvas,  boat hardware  Gibsons, 886-9303  WALT NYGREN SALES LTD.  CHURCH NlilillilN  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  11 a.m., Sunday School  11 a.m.,  Nursery  11:15 a.m., Holy Eucharist  7:30 p.m.: Compline and coffee  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  3 p.m. Evensong  St.   Hilda's,   Seenclt  8 a.m., Holy Communion  9:30 a.m., Holy Eucharist  7:30  p.m.,  Evensong  Egmont  3 p.m., Holy Communion  St. Mary's, Garden Bay  7:30 p.m., Evensong  ~ UNITED  Gibsons United Church  11:15 a.m., Divine Service  9:30 a.m., Wilson Creek  2:30 p.m., Roberts Creek  ~~        BAPTIST  CALVARY BAPTIST, Gibsons  Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.  Evening Service 7 p.m.  Prayer Meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thurs  BETHEL BAPTIST,  Sechelt  11:15 a.m., Worship Service  7:30 p.m.,  Wed., Prayer  Rev. A.  Willis  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  TABERNACLE  Member P.A.O.C.  886-7272  Highway and Martin Road  Evening Service 7:30 p.m.  Tues.  Bible Study & Prayer  7:30 p.m.  Fri.   Clubs  &  Family. Services  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  GLAD TIDINGS  Gower Point Road  886-2660  Sunday  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  Morning Worship, 11 a.m.  Evening Service 7 p.an.  with Choir and Specials  Tuesday  Testimony and Exhortation  Service 7:00  With once a month Special  Evangelistic Service  Transportation available  to all services  was on foot, or by other means. '  (b) Anyways if you wish to  see for yourself where some of  our _ clean, pollution-minded  citizens are disposing their refuge, it will be interesting to  learn of the new garbage dump  site along the road way short  of the highway. .    _ ,  (c) Am I to resume garbage  services, and dispose the same  in the same manner?'  (d) Where are our supposed  health officials while this is going on? ���     -  (Regardless of the health problem this could bring about, and  the testation/x>f7 ;ratsY-among  other diseases due to; thelfact.  '."7(a) That the hardships in being able to 7dump ^he'rgaibbage  at its proper;given' location two  miles off the highway! 7^ :���  <b) That only  ''<Hy 7 mouritai-.  goat could make ^access to; the  previously plowed road7 straight  : up the hill,; or1 an: ice brelakef;  (c) Are we to face; m^^same  problem Oyer again next winter  : ahdvthwr-af).dv'Y;';;Y YYYYY7  v While all this is' gbmg: oni \t  am beginning to: fcaveV some  doubts "as to whom YisSpaying  the wages or salary to the" em-7  ployees of the: Regional board;  It must be?you the tax payer.  For those who neecf to be informed about their, next garbage, pick-up^ it will- soley depend .whether or: not the Re-.  gional board has arranged to  have the roadway cleared. Or.  are we to let mother nature  have it's way and wait till the  spring thaw, and the garbage  .piles on.  Seohelt you're doomed by fate,  unless yoii take immediate action. ��� H. MacKinnon, Your  garbage truck driver.  Breakfast group  meets monthly  A group of business, professional or retired men are meeting once , a month at Cedars-  Inn for supper arid Christian  fellowship. The groups known  as the Breakfast Groups are  affiliated with a world wide  Christian movement known as  International Christian Fellowship comprising all countries,  races, colors and denominations.  The groups came into being  in the life of one man, a young  Norweigan immigrant, many  years ago, who through his life  and example and fellowship  with other men from diplomats  to bell boys, won the founding  of a world fellowship of which  these Breakfast Groups are  born.  The history started in Seattle  in 1934 between two men, Abram  Vereide, businessman and a  member of the Seattle City  council, who realized the corrupt  and unmoral state of the City  of Seattle at that time. The key  issue was the>r decision to trust  and obey Christ and to make  public service their field of endeavor in positions of leadership on every level of society.  ROBERTS CREEK  (By MADGE NEWMAN)  Roberts Creek cannot escape  an occasional outburst of dra-  matitis and the present attack  culminated Friday evening at  the school when several ladies  auditioned for a March production. The weeks to follow will  be a confusion of rehearsing,  writing, directing, costuming  and so on. Could be that being  housebound for weeks jhas  brought on the enthusiasm, but  whatever the cause, Roberts  Creek's talent is about to blos-  , som.,  Some good games of badminton were enjoyed and refreshments were served.  Don MacKenzie spent the  weekend on campus at UBC  visiting Phillip Reeves, former  Elphinstone student. The Stan  Rowlands also visited relatives  in Vancouver suburbs on the  weekend.  Mrs. R. Quigley is confined to  St. Paul's Hospital following  surgery. Mrs. Helen Galliford  is also in hospital for treatment. go to Indian fishermen  Approval has been given for  grants totalling $75,000 and  loans amounting to $70,000 at  the third monthly meeting of  the Indian Fisherman's IJevelop-  ment Board in Vancouver.  The approved applications  cover every type, of financial  assistance   provided  under  the  .program, for construction of  new vessels, purchase of used  ^vessels, repair or modification  of existing vessels,, and the purchase of gear and equipment.  Some outright grants have  also been approved to permit  older Indian fishermen, who are  in need of assistance, to continue to fish and be self-supporting for their remaining active  years. Priority is being given to  applications where it is indicated the fisherman requires assistance for the 1969 fishing season, according to Chairman  .Robert Clifton.  7.'��������': The board has emphasized  that delays in processing applications have resulted because  insufficient supporting information is provided. Since the objective of the program is to  help increase Indian fishermen's earnings, the board must  base its decisions on information provided by the applicant  concerning his financial status,  production record, and the fisherman's   ability   and   potential  Yior improvement.  Proposals are being invited  from Indian Band Councils in  coastal villages regarding the  construction of shore facilities  for their fishermen. It is antici-  Double Legion  NEWLY INSTALLED officers  of Gibsons branch of the Royal  Canadian Legion are: Top, the  L.A. officers, Ruth Beacon, Win-  nifred Kleinwatcher, Dorothy  Bragg and Gerry Clarke; back  row., Pat Schindel and Sally  Dawe.  Branch officers, below, are:  front row, Stan Vefhulst, John  Wilson, Danny Dawe and Dennis Morgan; back row. Gordon  Clarke, Bill Welsh, Eric Inglis  and Ron Haig.  At a joint installation ceremony Friday; Feb., 7, John Wil-  s on becanie president of Branch  109, Royal Canadian Legion,  Gibsons and Mrs. Gerry Clarke,  auxiliary president for her second term. The installing officers were Mr. and Mrs, Ikej  Mason, former Gibsonites, now  of Vancouver, both past presidents. Members of the auxiliary  presented Mrs. Mason with a  corsage.  A social followed and owing  to the poor weather the members awaiting the arrival of a  dance band resorted to record-  FORECASTER APPOINTED  A meteorologist, J. A. (Jack)  Turner, has joined the staff of  the Victoria Federal Forest Research Laboratory. Formerly  with the department of transport, he has extensive experience in forecasting weather for  forest fire services having served with the B.C. Forest Service  from 1951-67. While with the forest service, he was chairman of  the international working group  of the world meteorological organization set up to deal with  fire weather forecasting.  NOTICE  For complete information on  Marine, Industrial and Liability  insurance; claims and adjust  ments, contact Captain W. Y  Higgs, Marine Consultant, Box  339, Gibsons. Phones 886-9546  and 885-9425.  ings. Members also displayed  their entertainment propensities.  Feature of the evening was  that the auxiliary members  were not allowed to use their  own kitchen. Male members of  the Legion decided the auxiliary  would have a sit-in at ..a smorgasbord while they did the serving plus the cleaning up afterwards. Presidents of both sections of the branch were happy  with the turnout and thank all  who took part in the evening's  event.  Bus.  Res.  266^7111  278-0874  E. E.  (MICKEY) COE  Brown Bros. Motors  5690 Granville St.  Vancouver 13,  B.C.  Westwood Homes  Dealership Open  in Gibsons  British Columbia's leading producer of component homes  invites enquiries looking to the appointment of a Fran-  chised Dealer in the Gibsons and Sunshine Coast District.  The dealer we are looking for will be already established,  growing and progressive, and be capable of an increased  annual output in line with an expanded potential.  H  Westwood Homes  Westwood Homes Limited, 2 Ewen Avenue, New Westminster, B.C. ��� Phone 526-2677  pated that the provision of these  facilities will assist in better; repair and maintenance of their  fishing vessels. Preference will  be given to those proposals to  which the village is prepared to  contribute.  Certain villages have already  initiated discussions on this basis and other interested villages  are encouraged to participate.  In addition, the board is considering the necessity for several  installations of a larger type to  be operated by Indian people in  order to provide central facilities for carrying out major repairs.  The Fisheries Training Course  for Indian fishermen presently  underway at the Terrace Vocational School, will end Feb. 14.  Recommendations will be made  for an increased number of this  type of course to be sponsored  by Indian Affairs and Canada  Manpower. .However, adult  training courses for Indian fishermen are still in progress. This  type of course, given at the villages, covers such subjects as:  navigation, engine repair, fishing gear, vessel maintenance,  and other associated topics.  Administrative costs for the  Indian Fishermen's Assistance  program are being borne by the  department, of fisheries. It. has  thus been possible to ensure  that over 99V_!% of the projected expenditures will be employed for the benefit of Indian fishermen. A total allocation of  $18,000 for five years of admin- .  istrative costs for the $4,600,000  program is intended to cover  the expenses of the three nongovernment memlbers of the  board.  The next meeting of the Indian  Fishermen's Development board  will be held Feb. 26 at 1155 Robson St., Vancouver 5, B.C."  Skana, the Vancouver! Public  Aquarium's killer whale, eats  800 pounds of ling cod per  month ������.  SPECIALS  One Week Only  Feb. 13 to 20  BEDSPREADS  BLANKETS  DRAPES (lined and unlined)  CUSHIONS CURTAINS  SMALL RUGS  CHESTERFIELD and CHAIR COVERS  YOU SAVE 10 cents on  EVERY DOLLAR  EXPERTLY DRY CLEANED LIKE HEW  PENINSULA CLEANERS  1521 Gower Point Road, GIBSONS ��� Ph. 886-2200  Last-Minute End-of-Sale Bargains -Thriftee t*fc8' Wear  BUY NOW . . . OUR MOST SUCCESSFUL SALE CLOSES SAT., FEB. 15  All Reduced for  Last Great Days  SLIMS  SKIRTS  BLOUSES  UP TO 1/3 Off  Spring Fashions  Arriving Feb. 17  Final Markdown  for Last 3 Days  Brand Name  20 - 33% OFF  ITHRIFTFJ. LADIES WEAR ��� Marine Drive, GIBSONS ��� Phone 886-95431 SU NSHINE COAST DIRECTOR*  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  1 mile west of Gibsons on Hiway  Roomy Parking, Plenty  of Water  Xarge Recreation Area  Bus Passes Park Site  Phone 886-9826  SICOTTE BULLDOZING Lfd.  ��� ROAD GRADING  ��� LAND CLEARING  Q ROAD BUILDING  Phone 886-2357  A.  RITCHEY  FOR RENTAL  Arches, Jacks, Pumps  Air Compressor, Rock Drill  Concrete yibrator  Phone 886-2040  L& H SWANSON Lid.  Backhoe &  Loader Work  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION &  MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon _ to Pender Harbour  Phone 886-2231  From 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Res. 886-9949  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPO__NTMENTS  886-2248  Cement Gravel,  Road Gravel,  Sand & Fill  Septic Tanks & Drain Fields  Phone 885-9666  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  LTD. -  SCOWS   ���   LOGS  - Heavy, Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  TASELLA SHOP  Ladies ��� Mens ��� Childrens  Wear ��� Yard Goods ��� Wool  and Staples ��� Bedding .  Linens  Dial 885-9331 Sechelt, B.C.  1 & S TRANSPORT Lfd.  Phone 886-2172  Daily Freight Service to  Vancouver  Local pickup and delivery  service  Lowbed hauling  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything for your building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  SIM ELECTRIC Lfd.  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATiNG & SUPPLIES  (Formerly Rogers Plumbing)  on Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES & SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd.f R.R.1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2116  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERYICE Lfd.  Machine Shop  Arc & Acty Welding  Steel Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Sfafion  Phone 886-7721  Res.   886-9956 ��� 886-9326  L  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER  FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  RCA VICTOR  SALES & SERVICE  To all Makes  Phone 886-2280  Phone 886-2808  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES Lfd.  Everything for your building  needs  Free Estimates  LAND SURVEYING  ROY & WAGENAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robsons St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  C & S SALES  For all your heating  requirements  Agents for  ROCKGAS PROPANE  Also Oil Installations  Free Estimates  " FURNITURE  Phone 885-9713  CONTROL BLASTING  .Free Estimates  FRED. DONLEY  Pender Harbour  883-2403  PARKINSON'S HEATING Lfd.  Gibsons  ESSC OIL FURNACE  No Down Payment ��� Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  for Free Estimates call 886-2728  HADDOCKS CABANA MARINA  All Electric Cabins  Boat Rentals  Launching  Ramp  MERCURY OUTBOARD  Sales & Service  Marine Ways ��� Repairs  Madeira  Park  ��� Ph.   883-2248  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER  Household Moving & Storage  Phone 886-2664 ��� R.R.1 Gibsons  (inumwuumniununmunmnumMwuunnHwimiunnwifti.  Photostats  ��� TAX PAPERS  ��� LETTERS  ��� MEDICAL CERTIFICATES  ��� LEGAL DOCUMENTS  and other required papers  Coast News  Ph. 886-2622  HUMiMMMi>wn_ira^iwunin>\w��ui_m)wum��iJHP-  RICKARD CRAWFORD & CO.  CHARTERED   ACCOUNTANTS  1572 Marine Drive  Phone 886-2912  Gibsbns, B.C.  ANDY  EXPERT REPAIRS  ��� TO  ��� AUTOMATIC WASHERS  ��� AUTOMATIC DRYERS  ��� DISHWASHERS  Factory Trained on all Makes  also  VACUUM CLEANERS  NUTS   &   BOLTS  Ph. 886-2838  SUNSHINE COAST SERVICE Lfd.  Wilson Creek  Phone 885-9466  Auto  Glass  Replacement  a Specialty .  COLLISION REPAIRS  24-Hour Towing ��� Ph. 886-2811  Latest Equipment for  Frame & Wheel Alignment  SOLNIK SERVICE  DATSUN  SALES & SERVICE  Phone 886-9662  R. H. (Bob) CARRUTHERS  Oil Stoves & Heaters  Cleaned and Serviced  Port Mellon to Earl's Coye  Gibsons, B.C. ��� Ph. 886-9354  EXCAVATIONS  Foundations, Trees Removed,  Clearing and Road Building,  Gravel,  Navvy  and Fill  SIMPKINS ��� Ph. 885-2132  BRICKLAYING  VILLAGE STORE  GIBSONS  Phone 886-7460  Always a fresh stock of  Groceries, Meats, Confectionery  SHOP FROM 10 to 10  7 DAYS A WEEK  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.  McPHEDRAN ELECTRIC Lfd.  Residential ��� Commercial  Industrial Wiring  ELECTRICAL HEATING  SPECIALISTS  Gibsons ��� 886-9689  Serving Port Mellon to  Pender Harbour  OCEANSIDf FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  Custom built cabinetry for  home and office  KITCHEN SPECIALISTS  R.  BIRKIN  886-2551 or 886-2261  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  PASSPORT PHOTOS  can be obtained  at the Coast News  Beaufilful B.C.    PAUL  Two photo stories about spring  highlight  the latest  edition of  Beautiful" British Columbia Magazine, published by the department of travel industry.  , In one article it is suggested  that spring is a time to look and  see, with an endless variety of  beauty and life'in the outdoors.  In a second article a colorful  look at Victoria's famous hanging flower baskets is made.  A story about tlie work of  wood sculptor Arnold Mikelson  of White Rock is richly illustrated, and a photo study of Victorias Bastion Square, with text  by Victoria historian James K.  Nesbitt, is included.  **.  ST. PIERRE,  Coasf - Chilcotin  p  . Odd thoughts from all over  (prepared for such a week as  this when I shall be absent from  the capital and. travelling in  Northwest Territories and Yukon Territory with the parliamentary committee on Indian  Affairs and Northern Development.)  WITJ/TAMS LAKE ��� Harvey  Clare, who served the Chilcotin  Country for many years as a  magistrate, has been rewarded  L e ga 1  "J. R. Nicholson"  Lieutenant-Governor  ;!���"���'���     CANADA *--- -*.>������--;-���  PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  ELIZABETH the SECOND, by the Grace of God, of the United  Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories,, Queen,  Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.  To all to whom' these presents shall come ���  GREETING. ( WHEREAS by section 766 of the  ( "Municipal Act" it is provided  ( inter alia, that in addition to  ( the functions conferred by that  ( Act, a regional district has  ( such functions as are provided  ( by Letters Patent or supplementary Letters Patent and for this purpose the Lieutenant-Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, provide in the Letters Patent or supplementary Letters Patent such  further objects, duties, limitations and conditions  in respect to  any or all functions requested pursuant thereto:  AND WHEREAS the Regional    lish  rates,  taxes   and  charges  "Dan Campbell"  Minister Of  Municipal Affairs  Board of the Sunshine Coast Regional District has requested  that a further function (be granted the regional district:  AND WHEREAS the conditions and requirements of section 766 have been duly complied with:  NOW KNOW YE THAT We do  order and proclaim that on,  from and after the date hereof,  the following be added to the  objects, powers, obligations, duties limitations and conditions of  the Sunshine Coast Regional  District.  DIVISION VI ���  WATER SUPPLY  & DISTRIBUTION  1. The Sunshine Coast Regional District is hereby empowered to design, construct," reconstruct, acquire, purchase,  maintain, improve and operate  facilities for the purpose of supplying and distributing water  for that part of the regional district contained within the Corporation of the Village of Sechelt, Electoral Areas B, C,D���  E and F��� not being within the  boundaries of an improvement  district having water supply and  distribution as an object, and  for such purposes may estab-  sufficient to meet the costs of  the regional district in providing  water services in those parts of  the regional district receiving  such services.  2. The regional district may  sell water in bulk for redistribution to any municipality, or to  any improvement district having  water supply and distribution as  an object and may fix rates  therefor.  3. The provisions of sections  568, 569 and 570 of the "Municipal Act" apply, mutatis mutandis, to the sale of water pursuant to this Division.  4. The annual cost pursuant  to this Division, including any  annual debt charges, which is  not otherwise provided for by  rates, taxes and charges, shall  be apportioned among the member municipalities of The Corporation of the Village of Sechelt and Electoral Areas R, C,  D, E and F on the basis of assessment as fixed for school purposes in the current year, excluding property that is taxable  for school purposes only by special Act.  5. The debt incurred by the  regional district for the purpose  of this Division shall not exceed  in the aggregate $1,500,000.00.  Phone 886-2622  IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, We have caused these Our Letters to  be irtade Patent and the Great Seal of Our said Province to be  hereunto affixed.  WITNESS, Colonel The Honorable John R. Nicholson,, P.C., O.B.E.,  Q.C., LL.D.,, Lieutenant-Governor of Our said Province of British Coluimbia, in Our City of Victoria, in Our said Province,  this twentynfirst day of January, in the year of our Lord one  thousand nine hundred and sixty-nine, and in the seventeenth  year of Our Reign.  By Command  "W. D. Black"  Provincial Secretary.  for his services by his grateful  government. He has been granted a lifetime position at the Old  Men's Home in Kamloops.  The government still owes  Harvey some pension money.  He was entitled to it, but he did  not fill out the right forms. Or  he didn't mail them fast enough  He . committed 7 some misdemeanour known to bureaucrats.  When his home burned to the  ground recently he was left with  nothing, not even a clean shirt.  Harvey cowboyed first for the  Onward Ranch, about 40 years  ago, then went to the 150-Mile  to run a garage, then to Williams Lake and then to. Alexis  Creek. He never had much, but  he did a lot.  You might say that the moral  of this storyv is, neyerbe a. pioneer. You mij*ht be right.  On the other hand, Harvey  Clare might be remembered in  this country much longer than  some people who sit on their  butts and fill out forms.  OTTAWA ��� Question period  in the house of commons sometimes produces thoughts terse  enough to be interesting. The  prime minister was involved in  such an exchange recently. The  following are quotes from Han-  s_3_rd*  TRANSPORT  Prince Edward Island Causeway, Request for Statement of  Intention  On the orders of the day:  Mr.  Melvin McQuaig  (Cardigan): Mr. Speaker, my question  is for the prime minister. Has  he   received  a   telegram   from  the Maritime Provinces Board  of Trade asking for a positive  decision  on construction of the  causeway. If so, how soon may  we expect an announcement of  that positive decision?  Right Hon. P. E. Trudeau  (Prime Minister). Mr. Speaker,  I would venture to say within  the next couple of weeks.  Mr. David MacDonald (Egmont): A supplmentary question Mr. Speaker, with regard  to the problems concerning the  construction of the Northumberland Strait crossing. The prime  minister indicated two weeks  ago that there was some difficulty in arriying at a decision  that he had promised to premier of Prince Edward Island he  would make almost one month  ago. Could he indicate to the  house the nature of the difficulties; because we may be able  to give him assistance.  Mr. Trudeau: Money.  EXTRACTS of a letter from a  constituent:  Dear Paul: My wife said  something the other night that  really made me think. As we  were sitting in the living room,  trying to Watch television, she  said. "Isn' it really something  that the earth can communicate  with the moon, and to think  that the C.B.C. can't even communicate with Coast-Chilcotin."  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  .   ARE BEST SELLERS  DEADLINE, TUESDAY NOON  Phone 886-2622 says  If it is any comfort to anyone  this area the stories included  this item concerning cold or  )rmy weather havejbeen cull-  from the February issues of  _ coast News in 1949. Plenty  meetings were postponed due  precarious conditions; of trailed routes. The items are  >rth noting ��� so read on.  The Feb. 11, 1949 issue of the  ast News contained the foi-/  ring from Selma Park:  lere are some excerpts from  iiary of an old time resident  New Westminster whose wife  s a friend of mine, (written  H.I.L.)  ran 31, 1893 ��� Thirty below  and the following day 10 below.  That cold spell lasted from the  middle of :January vto Feb.; l^.  Men had to cut ice on the  river to create a channel for the  ferry to.bring produce from the  south shore.      ���   ;  Feb. 1^91 -��� Snowing on the  11th and 12th and stayed to the  28th. Made grand sleighing�� on  the hills (not much traffic in  those days).  Jan. 6, 1899��� Nine degrees,  above and skating oh Burnaby  lake.  Jan. 1, 1901 ��� Heavy snowfall  and skating on Burnaby- Lake  from Feb; 5 to 9. '7 '7v y-y'A'YY.;  Jan. 1^:1906 -~ Snowed all of  CANADIAN RADIO Y TELEVISION COMMISSION  The Canadian Radio-Television Commission will hold a public hearing in the Ballroom of the Holiday Inn, Xing Streetl  London, Ontario, commencing at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday,  March 4, 1969 in connection with the following matters:  GIBSONS LANDING, B.C.  Application   for   a   licence  by   Northwest Com-  munications Ltd. to carry on - a CATV broadcasting undertaking to  serve  Gibsons Landing,  , B.C. area.  For the proper conduct of the hearing it is imperative thati  the requirements of the Board of Board of Broadcast Governors' Procedure Regulations be strictly followed. Any  comment or opposition in respect to the above mentioned  applications should be filed with the Secretary on or before  February 20^ 1969, in twenty (20) copiesY  Copies of the regulations may be obtained from the Queen's  Printer, Ottawa, Ontario.  Persons wishing to inspect briefs submitted with respect  to the above applications may do so during regular office  laours at the offices of the Commission, 748 Rideau  Street,  Ottawa.  j ������    . ������ . ���  further copies of this notice may be obtained by writing  to the undersigned.  F. K. FOSTER, Secretary.  January.   Fraser  River  frozen,  over. Skating on North Arm.  _ Here is a story headM Longest Cold Spell in. History of Area  There have been- wintersv when  the mercury sagged lower than  it has' thisi winter but"i qldtimers  have agreed that. this- one is a  dilly. In fact it has set an all-  time, record for the longest period of sustained frigidity in this  area. For the past ten weeks  the distinct has taken about every type of weather in the winter catalogue, including snow,  sleet, blizzards and frost.  Even the, oldest oldtimer. will  admit   they   cannot 7 remember  such a long, spell of continuous-'  ly cold weather as that which  has descended upon the district.  This period of cold has been  with us relentlessly for 90 days  and has also established a record: for the least amount of precipitation in the district. January  was the record month in this respect with a low of 0;55 inches.  Toal precipitation from October  to January was 18.44 inchces.  From the Sechelt correspondent ��� Owing to cold weather  and slippery roads, the Liberal  association has postponed the  election of officers until next  month. ~  Various correspondents reported on the recovery of numerous  people; who suffered  falls  due;  to icy conditions.  FAR FARING MIGRANTS  Bird migrations follow many  patterns. Greatest Tmigratory  journey known to ornithologists  is that of the arctic tern iwhich  nests from the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the polar regions "and  winters as far south as the Antarctic continent. Methods of migration are nearly as varied as  their direction or extent says  Taverner in his "Birds of Canada."  Editor: I wish to publicly  thank the Parents' Auxiliary to  Roberts Creek Elementary  School for its recent donation of  $100 to the school.  This contribution has been  earmarked for increasing our  paperback collection and for the  purchase of some supplementary  science materials.  On behalf of students and staff  thank yoii.  '������"-���M. BYMactavish  Principal.  ���three or four months- and was  only recently put back in use. It  ran fine until the final rinse  whichj; was ice cold and did not  do the load of woolens in it any  good.:  An   idle   machine   does   not  Coast News, Feb. 12, 1969.       7  make any money. A spare one  ���should always be on hand for  immediate installation. Some of  the old ones should be scrapped  when they no longer can;,be repaired to give satisfactory service. These machines are about  10 years old and some are phly  good for the junk pile. Y'  iSo if the owners want to keep  a monopoly on. the laundromat  business, they better wake up.  ���I. J. McKechnie.  Editor: The writer thinks he  is expressing the feelings of  quite a few local residents in  criticizing the way the town  ���Laundromat is operated. If the  owners of the local operation  want to provide a service to the  public, they should do just that.  If conditions continue as they  now are, instead of owning a  Pink Elephant laundromat they  will have a White Elephant on  their hands. Some enterprising  party will be installing an up-to-  date plant and will get all the  business. -  On Sunday, Feb. 2, the writer  sat in the cold from 7 a.m. until  7:45 a.m. and still the door remained locked. The following  day waited from 7:15 until 8  am. before the proprietor arrived to open up. This does not  make for good public relations.  On finally getting in, he used  five tubs, three of which did not  perform satisfactorily. One of  these did; not'get up to speed until half way through each cycle,  running at about one quarter the  required speed. Another does  not get enough water in it to  operate efficiently. These two  were reported almost a year ago  but nothing was done. The third  machine was  out of order for  ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  Gibsons Fire Protection District  Thursday, Feb. 20���8 pm.  GIBSONS FIREHALL  ......    i                                                                                                         .                             v.    .  Handles the "Big  n  Limited Quantity!  GIBSONS HARDWARE  MARINE DRIVE - Pfione 886-2442 The Thrill That Comes Once in a Lifetime  A WEBSTER CLASSIC  ISABELWRITES*  -7?/e DAFZIN& YOUSiO   L^DY /M  ifte/v/iweT?��S who vjoi^e a  *R/.WY DAISY * SKIRT F=bR  ��OLF VJHSN "THE SUN WAS  SHINIMC3*        LEGAL  VILLAGE  OF  GIBSONS  APPLICATION FOR A PERMIT  UNDER.POLLUTION  CONTROL ACT. 1967  The Village of Gibsons hereby applies to the Director of  Pollution Control for a permit  to discharge effluent from a  sanitary sewerage system in  Gibsons, B.C. 7?  . The point of discharge will be  in the Strait of Georgia, at a  minimum depth of 75 feet below low water, about 600 feet  off Gospel Rock.  The land upon which the effluent originates is Stage A of  the Gibsons Sewerage Area,  comprising about 165 acres in  the Village of Gibsons.  The average 24 hour discharge  of effluent is 166.500 gallons, and  the maximum rate of discharge  is 230 gallons per minute. The  average characteristics of the  effluent will be 230 ppm suspended solids, 200 ppm biochemical oxygen demand and  1.5 x 106 MPN coliform bacteria.  The treatment to be applied to  the -waste before discharge is  comminution and chlorination.  A copy of this application was  posted on the ground on February 6, 1969.  Objections to this application  may be filed with the Director  of Pollution Control, Parliament  Buildings, Victoria. B.C. within  30 days from the date of this  publication.  Village of Gibsons  per: M. J. J. Dayton,  Consulting Engineer  PROVINCE OF BRITISH  COLUMBIA  DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS  ESQUIMALT, SAANICH & ISLANDS. COWICHAN - MALA-  HAT, NANAIMO, ALBERNI,  COMOX, MACKENZIE. WEST  VANCOUVER - HOWE SOUND,  NORTH VANCOUVER - CAPILANO, NORTH VANCOUVER -  SEYMOUR, BURNABY NORTH,  BURNABY - WILLINGDON,  BURNABY - EDMONDS, DEL.  TA, SURREY COQUITLAM,  LANGLEY, DEWDNEY, CHIL-  LIWACK AND PORTION OF  YALE-LILLOOET ELECTORAL  DISTRICTS.  ADVANCE WARNING OF LOAD  RESTRICTIONS   ON  HIGHWAYS  During breakup it will likely  be necessary to impose load restrictions on some Provincial  Highway pursuant to Section  199 of the Motor Vehicle Act  and Section 27 of the Highway  Act. These. restrictions may be  imposed on short notice, and  trucking and transportation  companies should govern themselves accordingly, and are requested to take advantage of  the present road conditions.  The restrictions will limit the  axle loads of trucks and buses.  Vehicles with solid tires will  be prohibited from using the  Highways.  Your co-operation in the protection and elimination of damage to all roads will be appreciated.  M. G. ELSTON, P. ENG.,  REGIONAL HIGHWAY  ENGINEER.  1690 Main Street,  North Vancouver, B.C.  January 28, 1969.  Brownies to  have banquet  At the Feb. 5 meeting of Sechelt's W.A. to Brownies and  Guides, at the home of Mrs. In-  grid Underbill, with 14 members  present, the main topic was the  coming Mother and Daughter  Banquet. The date set for this  event is Feb. 24, with the banquet starting at 6 p.m. This is  an evening looked forward to by  all Brownies, and it is hoped  there will be a good turnout of  mothers.  Another important event in  Guiding is the Thinking Day service to be held Feb. 23. This  service commemorates the formation of the Guiding and Scouting movements by Lord and  Lady Baden-Powell. Everyone is  invited.  The next regular meeting of  the W.A. will.be held on March  5 at the home of Mrs. Dianne  Benner.  IU��MUM\\\M\tU\l\\tt\\MM\UUUtt\\\Mll)UlWnU\^UUU  P.O. HOURS  Starting Feb. 17, new  hours of service at Gibsons  post office from Monday to  Friday each week will be  from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  and on Saturday from 8:30  a.m. to 12:30.  HON. ISABEL DAWSON.  A great many benefits for  people in the Mackenzie consti-'  tuency and to people, all over  British Columbia were reported,  by the -Hon. Isabel P. Dawson,  minister without portfolio, as  she outlined highlights of the  good news miracle budget, presented in the house by Premier  W. A. C. Bennett.  Topping one billion dollars for  the first time, this dynamic $1,-  025,072,000 budget, reflected-Jbe  booming economy of British: Columbia bringing generousYaid to  education at all levels, helps for  prospective home owners as well  as present homeowners, Tand: increase in grants to municipali-  ' -ties.  Of particular interest locally  is the increase in subsidies to  British Columbia Hydro for a  rural electrfication program as  well as for transit in Vancouver,  and an 8 million dollar increase  for the department of highways  for road improvement throughout the province, as well as increased ferry service, including  the Sunshine Coast area. New  half-price rates on some British  Columbia ferries were also recently announced by Premier  Bennett to apply to passengers  travelling on Tuesdays Wednesdays and) Thursdays.  The increase in grants to municipalities from $25 to $28-per  capita, will see some of;.;, this  amount earmarked for-���ambulance service andi tourist promotion in the municipalities.  An allowance of $321 million  has been set aside for education  at all levels, with a 60 percent,  up from 50 percent participation  in regional colleges; and a $15  million increase for universities,  from $65 million to $80 million.  A change in the home acquisition grant allows for a choice  between a $1000 outright grant,  or the borrowing of $5,000 at current National Housing Association interest rates, which can be  used as a down payment, plus a  bonus 10 percent rebate of the  payments for each year the instalments have been paid  promptly. This will enable people on moderate incomes to purchase a new home. In addition,  the homeowner grant was increased from $130 to $150.  . , A special,dividend to the^peo-  pie of the province, was an'am-  ount of $130 million from cash  reserves, which will be set aside  for seven special perpetual  funds: $25 million for a first citi-  CROSSWORD   +   +   <+   By A, C. Gordon  ACROSS,  1 - Athletic star  4 - Son of Noah  7 - Liable  9 - Tropical bird  11 - Musical combo  12 - ... 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Minister without Portfolio  zens'. fund to,aid culture education and .the economy of the native Indians; $25 million for a  major disaster.fund; $5 million  in addition to the existing $5 million for the Centennial Cultural  fund; $10 million for physical  fitness programs and amateur  sports;J $35 million to be invested In the provincially owned  PJG.E   .railway  to  develop  and expand the north, and $25  million   to   start   building new.  government buildings in Vancouver. ;  A general raise for all civil  servants was also announced in  the budget ��� $6.5 million in addition to annual increments.  DECORATOR CRABS  The Vancouver Public Aquarium displays several decorator  crabs, so-called because they  cover themselves with pieces of  seaweed, sponges, hydroids, and  other forms, and thus blend in  with their environment.  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  AL'S USED FURNITURE  Gibsons ��� 886-2812  PLAY BINGO  GIBSONS LEGION HALL  THURSDAY  February 13  8 p.m.  I  19 GAMES $10 or OVER  20th GAME  $500���50 CALLS      $250���52 CALLS  $100-55 CALLS      $50���56 CALL or MORE  Minors under 16 not allowed  GIBSONS   WELFARE   FUND  Door Prize $  Draw  Winner must be in Attendance  WE THE PEOPLE..  Need fhe expansion of our Hospital, to prevent  having a waiting list for our families to receive  care and attention  Vote YES! February 22  THE COST FACTOR AS IT EFFECTS YOU AND ME  Summary ot Estimates of Capital Costs  New Work ��� 11,400 sq. ft.  Areas Improved or Altered 7.000 sq. ft.  Total Building cost ESTIMATE  Less Federal Tax credit  Net Building cost Estimate  fixed (recessed sterilizers, etc.) equipment  Architects'and Engineers'fees  Landscaping, parking, roadways  Clerk of Works  Total Construction cost  Movable Equipment and Furnishings  Supplies, Bedcling and Linen  Workng Capital  Lbss Estimated Federal  NET PROJECT COST  Provincial 60% share  Regional 40% share  Total  $345,0001  141,000  $486,278  20,278  $466,000  $ 41,590  40,Q00  15,000  10,020  $572,610  36,666  14,000  15,000  $638,276  120,000  $518,276  $310,966  $207310  $518,276  COST TO THE INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYER  Present Hospital Tax      .96  Addition Cost Tax      JL04  $2.00  For every $1,000 Assessed Value it costs $2  If your Assessment is $6,000  your Hospital Tax would be 6 x $2 equals $12 per year.  ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST FROM  EGMONT TO PORT MELLON IS YOUR HOSPITAL  Signed H. HUBBS, Public Relations (By a Practicing Lawyer)
Questions are often, asked
about appealing a decision 'of
a court of law to a higher cqurt.
Many persons have the motion
'that an appeal is a new trial
with a judge of a higher court
hearing the same witnesses
over again.
It is an all but universal rule
in any type of legal proceeding
involving a decision, criminal or
civil, that there is a right to
appeal the decision to a higher
court. This does not generally
mean that the appeal court
hears the trial over again. Appeal courts do not generally
hear witnesses or coriducjtj
trials. They usually hear arguments as to the law alone.
*     #■•■*.
Let us suppose, for example,
a motor vehicle collision case
in which the vehicles collided at
right angles in an unmarked intersection. The general rule is
that the vehicle on the -tight
has the right of way, other matters being equal. Where the witnesses disagree, the trial court,
that is the judgey (or jury if
there is one) will rule on the
facts, such1 as the position of
the vehicles at the moment of
impact and having done so, the
judge will apply the law and
render a decision accordingly,
that is, the judge will find, for
example that driver X is entirely to blame, and must pay
all the damages and losses of
driver Y and YXpassengers.
X may appeal the decision.
The appeal court will hear legal
argument over questions of law,
for example, the question of
substantial prior entry, that is,
which vehicle proceeded well
into the intersection first. The
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appeal court will accept the
facts as found by thfe lower
court, but will decide the question: of the legal effect of the
overriding rule ; of substantial
prior entry, which is, that if
vehicle X was well into thfe^ iriY
tersectioh and was struc-- oii
the side near the rear that there
might well be grounds for a decision 'in X's favor or (more
usually) that both parties were
partly to blame. /
In arriving at their decision,
the court will consider how
similar cases have been decided in the past, and in particular,
cases decided Iby a) higher
The lowest court is small debts
court which hears claims of
under $500. This court is relatively informal and the parties
have no need of a lawyer, there
being no strict; rules of procedure, or for the drawing of documents, etc. in this case the appeal is. by way of a new trial
in 'the next highest court being
county court. This is an exception to the general rule and it
is so provided in order that
there be no great harm done by
the existence of the non-technical and informal nature of small
debts court.
The next court is county court
which hears claims of up to
$3,000. The next highest court
(from the point of view of monetary jurisdiction) is the supreme
court of British Columbia which
hears claims of any amount.
These are. all trial courts and
one , judge (or magistrate in'
small debts court) sits to hear
the case.
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The appeal from county court
and the Supreme Court of British Columbia is to the highest
court in the province, the British Columbia court of appeal.
The appeal from this court is
to the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa. The last .two
courts are appeai courts. They
do,' on rare occasions hear evidence, but it must be proved
that the evidence could' not
have been- obtained at the time
, of trial and that it would, if
jbelieved, probably result iri a
change in the decision by the
higher court. The appeal courts
may order a case back to the
trial court to be re-heard.
In the British Columbia court
of appeal, three, five or seven
judges sit, usually three. In the
Supreme Court of Canada, five,
seven br nine judges sit, usually five. A court is thus always
composed of an odd-lumber of
judges — in order that there be
no. equal disagreement between
them — the majority of course
rendering the decision of the
court. This entire subject is
complicated and there are
numerous exceptions to these
Elphinstone Co-op Assn.
Tuesday, Feb. 18 - 8 p-m.
Soimv wasps sting and paralyze their prey without killing
it; The insect is then placed in
the nest with a wasp egg. When
the egg hatches, fresh food
is ready and waiting foir
the larva. The digger wasp
is selective and chooses only
a certain tarantula spider as
food for its young. 7 Curiously
enough, the spider seems quite
unaware of its doom and allows
ithe wasp to crawl over its body
in search of the vulnerable spot
in which to place , its sting.
Coast News, Feb. 12, 1960.
''7 SALESMEN 5 CLUB \">'
HELENE BAILLABGEON, assisted iby young actress Madeline
Kroniby and Susie the Mouse, introduces pre-schoolers to the
French language through songs, stories and games on Chez Helene,
presented weekday mornings on the CBC-TV network. The popular
_J5-minute Montreal production is currently in its ninth season on
Canadian television.
February is Heart Month
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For the second year in succession Andrew -E. Saxtoh, t well
known in Vancouver business
circles, has accepted the task of
Provincial chairman of the
Heart Fund. February is Heart
Month throughout ■ North America. British Columbia's objective this year is $400,000 and the
drive for funds which includes
.approaches"" to business and
other organizations will culminate in a concentrated residential canvass on Heart Sunday,,
Feb. 23, when thousands of volunteers will be .knocking on
doors in most towns and villages
in this province.
The theme of this year's campaign is Insure Your Heart, by
(supporting the Canadian Heart
'Foundation which makes a vigorous effort through research
and other community services to
reduce the terrible toll of heart
-disease — every family's No. 1
To live, man must have fresh
water — for his own consumption and for the production of!
most of his food. The entire
story of man could be written
in terms of his need for fresh
water. The world's oldest civilization, Egyptian, Sumerian and
Harappan, flourished on lands
made productive by great rivers
A book of authentic Sea Chanteys,
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Coast News
Sunshine Coast Regional Hospital District
BY-LAW No.  1
WHEREAS the Board of Directors of the Sunshine Coast
Regional Hospital District is empowered, inter alia, to make
grants in aid for the establishment, acquisition, reconstrtic-
tion and enlargement of hospitals and hospital facilities:
AND WHEREAS the said Board is desirous of ..providing
grants towards the hospital projects described in Schedule A.
AND WHEREAS the assent' of the owner-electors is required pursuant to section 35(1),, of the "Regional Hospital
District Act": -.
AND WHEREAS pursuant tov the provisions of the "Regional Hospital Districts Act" the Government of the Province will share with the said District the repayment of
principal and interest with respect to the borrowing of the
aforesaid  sum:
AND WH"EREAS the approval of the Minister of Health
Services and Hospital Insurance has been obtained.
NOW THEREFORE the Board of the Sunshine Coast
Regional Hospital District, in open meeting assembled, enacts as follows:— Y " >
1. The Board of the Sunshine Coast Regional Hospital District is hereby authorized to make grants in aid for Hhe
purposes described in Schedule "A" attached to and forming part of this by-law.
2. For the purposes aforesaid there may be borrowed upon
the credit of .the Regional Hospital District a net sum not
exceeding Five hundred and eighteen thousand, two hundred and severity six Dollars ($518,276).
3. Such borrowing shall be secured by the issue from time
to time to the Regional Hospital Distracts Financing
Authority, subject to the approval of the said Minister,
of debentures dn such principal amounts as the Board
deems necessary to raise the amounts required, after
payment of commission, brokerage, exchange, interest
and other necessary expenses dn connection with raising
the net sum specified herein.
5. Debentures issued pursuant to this by-law shall be repayable within a period not exceeding twenty .five years
from the date of issue thereof, in the amounts and at the
times that the said Minister may approve, with interest
payable annually or semi-annually as specified by the
Regional Hospital Districts Financing Authority upon
the balances from time to time remaining unpaid.
5. In order to meet payments of principal and interest during the currency of the debentures, there shall be included each year in the estimates of expenses of the
Board the respective amounts of principal and interest
falling due in .that year.
6. This by-law before adoption, shall receive the assent of
the owner-electors in the manner provided for by the
"Regional Hospital Districts Act."
7. This by-law shall take effect upon the date of its final
8. This by-law may be cited" for all "purposes as the "Sunshine Coast Regional Hospital District Hospital Financing By-law No. 1."
Read a first time this 20th day of December, 1968
Read a second time this 20th day of December, 1968
Read a third time this 20th day of December, 1968
Received the approval of the Minister of Health Services and Hospital Insurance this 14th day of January, 1969.
A construction and renovation project which will increase the acute-care bed capacity of St. Mary's Hos-.
pital, Sechelt, by approximately 13 beds as well as
provide approximately 22 beds for extended hospital
care. In addition, the funds to be provided will be
used to improve diagnostic, treatment and service
departments of the existing hospital building:
purchase of necessary equipment and supplies, pro
vide necesary working capital and carry out improvements to the hospital site.
Take notice that the above is a true copy of the proposed Bylaw and Question upon which a vote of the owner-
electors will be taken at:—
Poll Station
Egmont School
Garden Bay — Al. Lloyds Laundramat
Madeira Park School
Halfmoon Bay — -Rutherfords
Davis Bay School
Roberts Creek School
Gibsons Rural — Elementary School
Hopkins Community Hall
Village  of Gibsons  Municipal  Office
Village of Sechelt Municipal Office
on Saturday, 22nd February 1969 between the hours of
eight o'clock in the forenoon and eight o'clock in the afternoon, and that Charles F. Gooding has been appointed Returning Officer for the purpose of taking and recording the
vote of electors.
Dated at Davis Bay this 3rd Day of February, 1969
Secretary/Treasurer Seed  vogue  By A. R. BUCKLEY  Plant Research Institute,  Ottawa  During January, the first  sumptuous seed cataogues will  arrive, along with the usual  bills and delayed Christmas  cards. These extravaganzas of  modern floral art will present  many new and spectacular  plants for your garden.  ' There will be so many offered  that the perennial problem of  choosing the right kinds will  again be perplexing and difficult.  Every year thousands of annuals are set out in the ornamental grounds and test gardens of the Plant Research Institute at Ottawa. Included in  the planting are many cultivars  that have already been tested,  new and current introductions,  and a large number that will  be introduced to the trade in  future years.  These plants are rated on a  basis of over-all garden value.  Notes are made on resistance  to disease, continuity and profusion of bloom, substance,  adaptability,    comparative uni  formity and ihabit of growth.  Measurements of the size of the  flowers and the height and  spread of the plants are recorded.      ,;77.:,���'-,;   "���7;7. Y'v".  Trials conducted last year revealed many outstanding new  annuals -that will be in this  year's seed catalogues.  One would hardly think that  the top rated Blue Mink ageratum could -ibe1 improved upon,  yet three more outstanding cultivars will be available this  year. Atlantic (8-10 inches high  with bright aster-violet flowers),  Monarch Violet Cloud (8-10 inches high and, deeper in color)  and Blue Surf (of, the same  height but fwith fluffy flowers  of light hyacinth blue) are exceptionally good and will extend the color range of this delightful edging annual.  Arctotis are usually considered somewhat untidy plants and  yet useful in borders where  plants 2 to 2*4 feet high are  desired. Arctotis, Crane Hill, a  new English cultivar, is a definite improvement with much  neater appearance and larger  flowers;   these  are  white   and  of Gibsons  mtii  Elphinstone Auditorium  Saturday, February 15  9 p.m.  $4 Couple  :*$��?'���������:  Bowl-O-Special Participairtf-j��>$2 Couple  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT  HOSPITAL FINANCING  BY-LAW No. 1  Information on Polling ��� Saturday, Feb. 22nd, 1969  1. Polling stations in the rural areas will record the votes  of rural owner-electors.  2. Polling stations in the Municipalities of Gibsons and  Sechelt will record the votes of Municipal owner-electors  and rural owner-electors.  3. The Voter's lists to be used for the Referendum are  the current owner-elector rolls of the School District  and the Municipalities.  4. Owner electors are entitled to one vote, with the exception of those registered as representatives of corporations who may cast an additional vote in that capacity.  5. A revised list of Polling Stations is as follows:  Egmont School  Garden Bay ���. Al. Lloyds  Madeira Park School -������ f  Halfmoon Bay ��� Rutherfords  Davis Bay School  Roberts Creek School  Gibsons Rural ��� Elementary School  Hopkins. Community Hall  Village of Gibsons Municipal Office  Village of Sechelt ��� Legion Hall  ' !     W   . .  .7' .7  CHARLES F. GOODING,  Secretary/Treasurer  daisy-like with a blue grey center zone surrounding, a yellow  disk. The plant produces good,  long stemmed flowers useful  for cutting and will provide a  bedding "display for 13, to 12  weeks.  *     *     *  Calendulas, or Scotch Pot  marigolds, have not been especially useful as bedding plants  except "for areas where hot  much else will grow/but the  new Orange Coronet is much  more adaptable for this purpose.  It has smaller but more abundant double orange flowers than  the usual types and, except for  a brief period during the hottest weather, gave a good show  all summer in our test garden.  A great many requests have  been forthcoming from visitors  to the test garden seeking information on the gazania display. Two strains performed exceedingly well: the Monarch  train from England and Mit-  ���tagsgold from Switzerland. Both  strains had a very wide range  of colors, were neat in habit,  and remained in flower from  June until mid-October when  they  were  destroyed by  frost.  One of the most useful of all  7 the new annuals tested in 1968  was Vinca rosea Polka Dot.  This three-inch annual ground  cover grows erect for about  three inches and there reverts  to a creeping habit to spread  to mats 24 inches wide. Its  white, pink centered flowers are  freely produced and seem to  lie flat on the foliage. The plant  is adaptable to both full sun  and shade and makes a highly  desirable summer ground cover  plant.  * .     *    . *    '   Y  Ceretaurea cyanus Snowball  the new 1969 All-American  award winning cornflower grew  only 16 inches high with white  (ball shaped double flowers, very  freely produced. This is a good  companion for Jubilee Gem  that won a similar award 30  years ago.  Gloriosa daisies are derivatives of our wayside black-eyed  susan, with very large flowers  and strong stems. Most selections are double flowered and  with coppery or red tones. A  new one being introduced this  year has very large shapely  single flowers with a distincr  tive green disk in the center.  Appropriately named Irish Eyes  this is an annual of considerable  merit.  -jc        *        *  Over sixty new petunias were  an test last year. There were  far too many good ones to be  covered in this article but a  word should be said about the  new so-called orange types.  These are exceptionally bright  colored petunias but not orange  as we imagine the color orange  to be. They are nearer to salmon orange with much more  salmon impregnation than  orange. Nevertheless, these  petunias are distinctive in color  and combine well with the light  cream. white > and Ibluish  hues.  NEW BEAUTY SALON  Mrs. I. Fiedler, Fletcher Rd.  was given permission to open a  beauty salon in her home providing she receives the necessary clearance from health der  partmnt officials, by Gibsons  council at its last meeting.  VERNON & SON BULLDOZING  LAND  CLEARING  LOGGING EXCAVATING  ROAD BUILDING  "Free Estimates  Service  and Satisfaction  Guaranteed  10     Coast News, Feb. 12, 1969.  Fish and metals  The department of geology of  the University of British Columbia and the fish and wildlife  branch are -collaborating in collection and analysis of fish  samples for accumulation of  heavy metals such as mercury,  copper, lead and zinc.       ,  The university is interested  in this technique as a method  of survey for heavy metal ore  bodies lying near lakes; a similar method involving study of  various species of trees -has  proven fairly successful in the  past.  YY.  These analyses will indicate  lo this branch whether or not  there is an unnatural accumulation of heavy metals in fish  exposed to lake waters receiving tailing effluent from mines  which process heavy metals or  from other industrial, practices.  There is growing^concern in  Canada and some other countries, Sweden, Japan, U.S.A.,  about the accumulation of these  metals in wildlife populations  exposed to pulp mill effluents,  agricultural seed protecting  agents and mining.effluents. Because industrial practices vary  Iby region there is believed to  be little danger to wildlife populations from these practices in  British Columbia as yet.  In Court  ./BOIIIftit^.  E & M BOWLADROME  High scores for the week:  Pat Comeau  6*53   (252),   Orbita/  Santos   293, Yvince7. Lemke  872  (331), Vic Marteddu 305, Frank  Nevens  303.  Ladies Coffee: Evelyn Shadwell 526, Bonnie McConnell 545;  Jean Jorgenson 625 (242),, Marybelle Holland 525, Evelyn Johnson 548, Pat Comeau 663 (252),  Carol Kurucz 530.  Gibsons A: Rob Tait 682 (280,,  , 261), Don MacKay 012 (240), Al  Williams 248, Ken Herman 233,,  Garry Boyce 257 Ann Thompson  602, Alex Robertson 677 (277),  Helen Girard 607.  Teachers: Vince Lemke 872  (321, 281, 270), Vic Marteddu 756  (305), Melvin Jay 602, Sylvia  Bingley 610 (231), Evelyn Shadwell 641, Len Ellis 606, John Epp  233, Orbita Santos 253.  Thursday:    Art    Holden    6087  (240) Orville Shogan 603, Frank  Nevens 717 (303), Bill McGivern  601, Marilyn Ellis 236:      -���  Students (2 games): Paul  Scott 351 (217), Garry Schindel  336 (205), Gerry Harris 342 (170)  Bruce Green 280, Leonard Green  253, Brad Quarry ail (207), Trevor Quarry 272 (152) Fred Buckle  234, John Buckle 257, Ken  Buckle 291 (185),, Susan Charlesworth 245 Steven Charlesworth;  299 (161), John Volen 238; Gerry  McConnell 250 (16��), Ricky De-  Jong 294 (153)., Cheryl Penfold  292, Tod Postlethwaite 247, Graeme Winn 281 (154).  ; yi smm ��� 7;  Soccer Cup playoff involving  Sunshine Coast Athletic association 'teams arid six from North  Vancouver have been announced and they are:  Sat., Feb. 15, Indian Reserve  grounds, Residential Warriors  vs. Firefighters at 12 noon; Ser  chelt Legion vs. Highlands at  1 p.im.; Residential Braves vs.  Mt. Seymour Royals ,2:15 p.m.  Hackett Park: Sechelt. Timbermen vs. Mt. Seymour Black  Royals, 12 noon; iGibsons Cougars vsY Mt. Seymour Browns,  2'p.m. YYY.Y,  Gibsoris Legion vs. Waddell  Rovers will play in North Vancouver at 1 p.m.  It has been arranged the opposing coaches will meet the  visiting teams at ferry terminals.  BOY  SCOUT  WEEK  A proclamation by the Province of British Columbia declaring the week of February  16-23, 1969 inclusive as Boy  Scout Week in British Columbia  was duly signed; by Col. the  Hon. J. R. Nicholson, P.C, Lt;  Governor; Lester Peterson,'attorney-general and W D. Black,  provincial secretary. Y  SEASIDE PLUMBING  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 886-7017 or 886-2848  Fred Inglis, 18, was finedv$25  and had his driver's licence suspended six months on a charge  oif driving without due care as  the result of a motorcycle accident in which his brother was  fatally injured.  George Guelph, Roberts Creek  was fined $300 and his driving  licence suspended one month on  a charge of impaired driving.  DEAD-PARK LICENSES  Motorists are warned by the  ROMP that dead-parked cars  left on roadways must carry license plates.  WE WILL BE CLOSED  v   FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 14flh  7  Re-opening al Regular Hour. Tues, Feb. 18  Port Mellon Industries  Credit Union  i.C TH pilot  TraM-Canafe  TtlopliofltSjittM  Phone 886-2887  Evenings after six..v  all day Sunday, too  Long distance calls cost 20% less! When stores and offices are closed,  you can phone anyone in North America with a 20% saving on  normal charges ��� and for no more than $1.95 you can make a  3-minute call almost anywhere in Canada, station-to-station. This  puts regular weekly chats with distant friends and loved ones among  today's outstanding bargains. Enjoy them for all they are worth!  B.C.TEL^  aamsH Columbia tcuphon�� company  Members of the Kiwanis Club will provide Transportation for  those  Voting on Hospital Referendum Feb. 22  Please phone 886-2216 or 2217 or 7060


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