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Array Provincial Library  .Victoria*. B.   C. *  SERVING   THE? GROWING   SUNSHINE   COAST  Published  at Gibsons,   B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume  22  Number 17, April  30,  1969.  10c per copy  seat  s  The 50th anniversary, convention- of the. British Columbia  Teachers' Federation was at-;.  0 tended by Dale Franklin, Malcolm Mactavish and Gene Yablonski, delegates from the Sechelt Teachers association.  The  convention   opened  with  President   Hutchison's'   address .  which   set   a   professional   and  inspirational tone on many key'  issues of education.       '''  Referring to the education report, Involvement, he said that  normally those who commission  a report have the direct power  to commission it. We hope, he,  said, to Tniove from, the back  seat to the front and si-ice we  are all learning; we don't mind  duar controls. '    v  On education finance: with  this formula we have taken a  giant step backwards. We have ,  a formula which looks to average practice ahd which takes as  its justification,, equalization of  educational opportunity and  holding down costs. /We have  quarrelled with the averaging  principle. From Belmont Park  which has the lowest per pupil  cost, to Chilcotin, the, highest,  there is a difference of $473 per  pupil. How can an average be  struck and; still provide equal  opportunity to quality education.  The Kitimat referendum defeat was brought to the attention of delegates who later  passed a resolution pledging full  financial support to teachers if  they walk off their jobs effec- .  tiire May 1 protesting teacher,  librarian, janitorial service and  teacheryaid 7euts7! RecehtY-_ev6l-  .. opments indicate thatsome/sol- ���  ution has been found to some of  Kitimat's problems ��� another  variable has been added to the  education finance formula but  the difficulties to be encountered by referendum defeats in  Powell River, Ucluelet, Tpfino,  Kimbefley, Cowichan, WilMams  Lake and New .Westminster,,  are yet to be resolved.  Many resolutions and recommendations passed; by the delegates reflected the concern of  teachers that their professional  ideals are always mindful of the  student in their care. The feature speaker, Lloyd A. Dennis,  co-chairman.of the Ontario Royal Commission on Education,  complimented the BCTF on the  publication of the three man  commission report Involvement  which could be referred to as  an educational ideal;  Mr. Dennis criticized some of  the traditional authoritarian aspects of teachers and placed  emphasis on the self-discipline  ideals. Teachers, he said, should  concentrate on the opportunity  they have to instil a sense of  freedom, creativity and imagination in young people.  Copies of Involvement, published by the Teachers Federation, are available locally  through any member of the Sechelt Teachers Association on  loan or it can be purchased from  the B.C. Teachers Federation office in Vancouver. ,  There is likely to be a slight  drop in the school board mill  rate for this year according to  early reports, Last year the  rate was 34.98. and this year it  is likely to be 33.83, a drop of  Lis. ; .  Now that the provincial government finance department has  announced the calculation) of  grants (see More School Financing on page 3) school boards  have been able to set this year's  mild rate.  With announcement from Victoria that the school board can  proceed with Elphinstone Secondary school1 construction of  two science rooms, tenders  have been called.by architects  Underwood, McKinley, Cameron  Wilson & Smith, Vancouver, to  close May 12. (The notice of  tender will be found on an inside page of this issue.)  Cost of constructing these  rooms is covered in the $90,000  which the department of education has approved.  Funfest in August  While Gibsons and District  Chamber of Commerce is backing this year's July 1 celebration it is also taking part in a  Gibsons three day Funfest August 22, 23 and 24.     '   _  Taking part in this event will  be Gibsons Rod and Gun club,  the Royal Canadian Legion, the  Kiwanis club, Kinsmen club and  Kinettes, Gibsons Firemen, the  Chamber of Commerce and the  Trail Riders club.  The   first  day,   Friday,   will  wind up with a big dance.  On  Saturday, the second day there.,  will be a skeet shoot, a nipper  fish   derby  and  a  Trail  Rider  demonstration. On Sunday there  will   be  the. Firemen's   annual  sports   day   at   the   municipal  beach and the grand climax will  be a barbecue at Dougal.Park  in the evening.    v  In the  meantime  committeesi  . are being set up for the chamber  of commerce participation  in the July 1 celebration.  TOuwpnniiuuimiraHUtuminuniuuuttwtMummmnnwn  Ladies Day  It will be Ladies Day on the  Sunshtoe Coast June 3 and 4,  Hon. Isabel Dawson, minister  without portfolio and MLA for  Nackenzie constituency announc  es from Victoria.  On those days Mrs. Mae Bennett, wife of Premier Bennett,  will be honored at teas and coffee parties, ih Gibsons, Sechelt,  Powell River and Texada Island.  She will' be accompanied by  wives of cabinet ministers. Full  details for these functions will  be announced later.  wiii\niimummmmmimmnmi_i!umimmmim'.iuinn)in!!..j  Objection  Second ferry for Jervis Inlet registered  TFerry changes that will greatly increase the ferry service;on  the Sunshine Coaslt were highlighted by the Hon. Isabel Dawson, minister withouU portfolio  and MLA for the Mackenzie c]cm-.  stitueriicy.    y ySy'���'���/&; ���������  The Pender Queen willYfqin  the Powell River Queen as vthe  second ferry on the Jervis Inlet  run from June 6 to September  22, operating on a 5^y^basas.  On June 1, the Queeh of the  Islands will iake over the Powell River-Oamox riin. At that  .time the Comox Queen willvvgo  in for its overhaul, and it isTex-  Grants split  pected back as the second ferry  on the run about June 21.  Launching date for the new  Texada^ Queen has been set for  May 17 at Allied Shipbuilders in  North: Vancouver, when Mrs.  Dawson will perform the christening ceremony. The Texada  Queen is expected to take over  the Texada Island run around  June 21, with its inaugural run  taking place the day before.  The last two properties have  been acquired for the parking  facilities at the Powell River  ferry terminal and it is expected that the parking area will ibe  finished by the end of June.  Women of 4 churches  hear speaker on China  To improve some roads  Hon. Isabel Dawson, minister  without portfolio and MLA for  the Mackenzie constituency announces that paving and reconstruction work will take place  on several roads in her area, according to information received  from the Department of Highways.  A total of 7.5 miles of paving  work will be done on Sechelt In  let Road, Redrooffs Road, Padgett Road and Sanderson subdivision-roads, and reconstruction  work will take place on Maple,  Dixon and Finn Bay roads. The  rough stretch on the Lund road  will also be attended to in May  or June.  Mrs. Dawson pointed out that  all road work is subject to weather conditions, adding that she  hoped for a "sunny spring."  Fire permit days here  The 1969 forest fire season  starts next Thursday. From  theft until the end pf October  a special permit lis required by  anyone   lighting  outdoor   fires.  Permits for campfires are  available, free of charge, from  Forest   Service   and   Fish   and  Game branch offices, and from  various sporting goods stores.  Burning permits are required  for land clearing , and debris  burning, and can be obtained  from a. forest ranger office. In  municipal areas such permits  are available from local authorities.        '  ��� 3YTh^;;^ei-_^  government '^er^pHa^gr_^w>S_t-  aid of local gowrmnentf give  Gibsons on a 1,450 population  basis a total of $40,000 broken  down into $34,000 for roads,  $1,450 for pollution- policing and  parks and $4,350 for ambulance  service, tourism and industrial  promotion.  The same for Sechelt reads:  500 population, with a $14,000  total grant divided into $12,000  for roads, $500 for pollution,  policing and parks; $1,500 for  ambulance service, tourism, and  industrial promotion.  Kiwanis raffle  boat displayed  On display at Bill Wrights.  Sunnycrest Motors, is the hand  some I4V.5 ft. Sangstercraft fibreglass runabout complete with  35 hp. '69 Mercury motor and  launching trailer offered by the  Gibsons Kiwanis club in their  annual summer proect. The winner will' be announced August  23. Proceeds are in aid of the  Gibsons Senior housing project.  Kiwanians- are now selling tickets as it moves from location to  location.  WI coffee party  The annual coffee party of the  Women's Institute will be held  Friday, May 2 at the WI cottage  on South Fletcher road, near  Gibsons Health Centre.  There will also be a sale of  plants, home baking and books,  thus providing a chance to replace plants that suffered frost  this winter, get a new supply of  books and buy a cake, between  the hours of 10 am. to 11:30 6m.  RELIEF FUND, ANYONE!  Anyone interested in contributing to a relief fund for those  who suffered considerable loss  in the big Trail flood of last  week?  There is a Gibsons donor who  is willing to make a contribution provided there are others  willing to make their donation.  Some 100 women from various  churches in the area Gibsons  to Powell River attended a  UCW luncheon in Gibsons United Church hall, April 24 at  which there were 12 from the  7 Anglican church, five from the  Catholic church;, five from  ��� Pentecostal -churchY 'eight from ���  Wilson Creek United church  ," and ��� nine from Roberts Creek  Uniitied church plus 21 from  Powell River United churches.  Gibsons UCW were, hosts and  tables and decorations expressed a Chinese theme including  attractive hand-painted oriental  looking place cards. Inside were  written various Chinese proverbs. The painting on them was  the work of Miss Hilda Hinder  and drew many appreciative remarks.  Following the buffet luncheon-  Mrs. Kay Moore, president of  Gibsons UCW welcomed the  guests and introduced the head  table which included Rev.  David Wen. Kev. and Mrs. M.  Cameron, Rev. D. Morgan and  Mrs. E. Vernon, leader of the  Gower Point unit which planned  the luncheon.  A brief devotional period was  led by Mrs. Vernon. Mrs.. Hilda  Lee provided  a solo,   It  is No  Secret.  The offering  from this  meeting goes to the church Missionary and Maintenance fund.  . The meeting was then turned  over  to  Rev.  Mr.  Wen- of  the  Chinese United church in Vancouver.     Born     and raised in  China   he   left   there   some   20  years     ago.    He    summai{ized  briefly     Chinese     history back  some 5,000 years, the rise of the  Chinese  empire  from  an  unorganized    primitive    prehistoric  culture   to   a  consolidated   and  well-organized nation.  The age  of dynasties followed then contact with the western world resulted  in   numerous   wars   and  finally ai democracy when the  Chinese   Republic   was  formed  on Jan. 1, 1912.  Foreign governments continued to try and control China  which resulted an the formation  of     the    Chinese     Communist  NO FALL FAIR  Owing to lack of interest in  developing a fall- fair for this  year, the Sunshine Coast Fall  Fair committee has disbanded.  There was insufficient enthusiasm and number of members  at the last committee meeting.  As a result the committee decided to fold up.  movement. In 1949 the Chinese  National government moved to  Taiwan resulting in the establishment of a communistic regime dn Peking. Now it is Red  China.  China- has been without missionaries since 1953. Where there  ~ were-v 400y-. churches :dn =������ China:  there are now four. There are  some strong underground Christian movements in action however, Rev. Mr. Wen said.  When asked if Canada should  recognize Communist China he  replied that *a country of 700  million people cannot be ignored. He closed his talk with some  fairly recent slides taken in  Shanghai,   Canton   and' Peking.  Mrs. Smith, president of the  Powell River UCW thanked the  speaker for his interesting picture of China yesterday and today.  Among those attending from  Roberts Creek were Mrs. R.  Leask, Mrs. C. Hilchie, Mrs. T.  D. Bulger. Mrs. W. F. Clark,  Mrs. A. Crawford, Mrs. R.  Atrill, Mrs. C. Merrick and Mrs.  E. Sturgeon-.  AN OSLER STAMP  Sir William Osier, Bart., M.D.,  a native of Bond Head, Ontario,  who achieved world recognition  as a medical teacher and as one  of the finest diagnosticians of  his day, will be commemorated  on a 6c Canada post office  stamp to be issued on June 23.  Following Mayor Fred Fee-  ney's objection to the provincial  authorities detailing where council should spend its government  grants and backed by similar  comments from aldermen, Gibsons council at Tuesday night's  meeting decided to table a letter of instruction from the finance department of the provincial government for further consideration.  The letter explaied that the  extra three dollars per population ; added to the municipal  grant .was to be spent in this  -ri-annef: $1 towards ambulance  service, $1 on tourism and the  remaining dollar on industrial  development.  Mayor Feeney's attitude was  that the council was receiving-  money to which it was entitled  , yet the provincial;government  ',.������ comes ;i sdongil and;; fells,, it ^just  what to do wi-hitY:::' "'r���'"'"*'''"'"'".'  The letter also referred to the  fact that council was supposed  to make a separate statement at  the end of the year on the specific use of the extra $3 per person added to the regular grant-  None of the aldermen looked on  the idea favorably and their expectation is that other municipalities will protest the mandatory attitude of the finance department.  Council also decided it would .  have to do something on a long  term basis year by year on Gib-,  sons parking problems and will  consider  placing   something   in  the five year capital works bud--  get in  order to  cope with  the  situation.   Mayor   Feeney   said  the problem' would have  to be [  considered   seriously  andr costs  must be reasonable but council  must come up with an answer.  Gibsons   Athletic   Association  advised council it would be prepared to supply $510 dollars towards"   completing     the     new  floats at the Municipal Beach. .  Council will supply $600 towards  completion of a three-float setup for swimming purposes.  TWO MEMBERS of the Gibsons Seaforth Highlanders militia unit  are going on to regular army careers. They are Dave Henderson,  left, who is heading for the transport section, and Jim Mullen, who  is looking towards becoming a weapons technician. Both will be  initially going into the infantry. Formula covering financing of education  HON. ISABEL DAWSON  Minister without Portfolio  The Education Finance Formula has been the object of much  discussion recently, and there  has been some suggestion that  it was implemented without  warning.  Mr. Peterson, as far back as  1961, advised boards of school  trustees concerning rising costs  of education that the govren-  ment would not subsidize excess costs in any way.  Our government has given top  priority to education, and its  budget of $325,274,000 indicates  that we are at this time spending almost a million dollars a  day.  The government, on behalf of  the taxpayer, is insisting that  the taxpayer gets good value  for his dollar. This is being  done in several ways:  Considering the payments by  the province on behalf of boards  of school trustees for teachers'  superannuation, free textbooks,  etc.,  as well as direct  grants  paid   to   school   districts,   plus  the Home-Owner.grants paid to  residential property owners  so  that the burden of local school  taxes might be eased, the government paid 60% of elementary  and secondary education costs.  And, this  same   percentage   of  costs will be paid by the province in 1969. The 40% paid by  direct   local   school   taxes   will  be shared in bulk by business  and  industry,  leaving   residential property owners some 9%  share in.the total cost.  During 1953 the government  brought in .the Assessment  Equalization Act which meant  that school districts are similarly assessed in every part of the  province.  From 1958 to 1961 the government policy was -to pay 50%  of the operating costs of education, and school boards were  at liberty to spend whatever  they wished while the government paid half the cost. It will  be obvious to many people that  this policy did not act as an incentive toward economy or efficiency at local levels.  This policy came under fire  because it was difficult to avoid  subsidizing unnecessary expense  when paying supplementary  grants.  These are the reasons the  government is abandoning the  policy of sharing in unapproved  UIC problems  When I started working as  receptionist for the British Columbia Government, I was told  we were to get stamps for the  first six months. But I was  charged for three months and  then they changed over to  superannuation instead. Should  I not have got at least the three  months I paid for? Also, I quit  before my six months were up  because of transportation problems. Should this not entitle me  to the full five months stamps?  t never got any stamps at all  for working the five months.  A. If after your first three  months in provincial government service, your status was  changed from that of temporary  to permanent public servant,  this may be the reason why contributions ceased to be made  on your behalf.  ; In such case contributions are  not returnable. If you now take  up insurable employment, the  contributions already made for  you would count towards the  establishment of a benefit qualification. If contributions were  deducted for a three month  period but no stamps have been  placed in your book, you should  take this up with your former  employer.  GROUNDED  GEESE  For a period of perhaps six  weeks during the summer adult  Canada Geese are incapable of  flight, owing to the moulting  of their wing-feathers. At such  times they become much less  obvious on the nesting-ground,  sulking in the marsh and brush  where they rarely are seen..  By the time the adults, and the  yearly birds that do not breed,  have moulted, most of the  young are strong on the wing.  costs. From now on ��� only approved costs will be considered:  In 1968, the new Educational  Formula was devised and it is  designed to accomplish three  things ��� these are:  1. to ensure that every pupil  in every part of the province  has every opportunity to obtain  the finest education possible;  2. to encourage boards of  school trustees to practice efficiency and economy and provide the maximum value for  every educational tax dollar  spent;  3. to protect the local taxpay  er breach ^school district since  he pays the full cost of any  expensive features and services  the board wishes to provide.  The design of the formula is  such that the cost of the basic  program is related as closely  as possible to the actual operational costs. Boards are' made  aware of the amount of the  basic program and can prepare  their budgets accordingly.  Rise in prices, and increased  enrolment are provided for.  School boards can spend up to  10% above the basic program  without approval by anyone.  However, if districts fash to  spend more than 110% of the  basic program, they must justify their actions and obtain approval of ���municipalities of taxpayers.  In spite of a critical money  market, 860 classrooms were  constructed in the last calendar  year ��� and this representjs  more than four classrooms for  every day of the school year.  The government has extended  the $16,000 and $22,500 limit (per  classroom) placed, on school  construction last year, to include    washrooms, administra  tive areas, .etc., to establish  maximum shareable cost. Assuming continued cost control,  applications 7 to proceed with  gymnasiums and (activity rooms  will be processed after ApriL  There, has been a suggestion  that the 85 school districts in  the province ��� concern themselves with a study on possible  amalgamation.  The cost of education is growing at an alarming rate ��� not  just in our province, but in  other provinces. In 1952 education cost approximately;,11.4^  of the provincial budget, while  2      Coast News, April 30, 1969.  in the present budget, 31.8% of  the budget is earmarked in this  area.  Our government is proud of  the fact that it has been bringing down balanced budgets  since 1952 and has provided essential services within its means  at a time when other provinces  face serious financial difficulties.  At the recent. B.C. Teacher's  convention in Vancouver, the  point was raised that the formula" was a new implementation  and it was suggested that it be  given a trial. Let's give it a  itrial ��� it was designed with  you, the taxpayer in mind.  The people of British Columbia are invited to participate in  Festival of Sp  May 18-30,1970  The feats of Nancy Greene, Elaine Tanner,  Harry Jerome, Ralph Hutton, Debbie Brill,  Karen Magnussen, and many others in the  field of individual athletics in recent years have  thrilled every British Columbian. Nineteen Canadian Champions and three World Record holders  come from our Province. Our rowers and other  teams of young people on playing fields and courts  far from home have been an inspiration to us all.  This year, your government has announced a  broad program to encourage British Columbians in  all forms of sport activity. As part of this program  the Department of Travel Industry has been  charged with helping to organize and promote "The  British Columbia Festival of. Sports", an annual  event which I hope will gain participation in every  community of the province and become a great  source of encouragement to the youth of British  Columbia.  The time period chosen for the Festival, ranging  between our "Victoria Day" weekend and the U.S.  "Memorial Day", was selected initially because it  included or was adjacent to the broadest spectrum  of athletic activity.  The importance of this event to the visitor industry in every region of the province is vital as well.  I hope that fans and families of athletes will take the  opportunity to visit communities throughout the  province, make new friends, enjoy the fine recreational facilities and see first hand the great developments in the province. I hope, too, that these communities, will help give the Festival international  stature, these Festival events, falling in advance of  the peak of our visitor season, will receive major  promotion by the Department of Travel Industry in  nearby states and provinces.  You are invited, through your constituted municipal and regional  organizations  and  through  the British Columbia Sports  Federation and the British  Columbia Recreation Association, to plan and participate in  this great province-wide event.  Honorary President,  The British/Columbia Festival oi Sports  The British Columbia Festival of Sports  is to be organized at the community level.  1$. is estimated that there are more than  seventy communities in the province, in  the eight tourist regions, which are capable of staging one or more sports tournaments and related events.  A Directorate and Selection Committee  will be made up of representatives of the  British Columbia Sports Federation, the  Provincial Government, the Provincial  Tourist Advisory Council and other segments of our population. This committee  will arrange with interested communities  and the province-wide amateur Sports  Associations to allocate events equitably  throughout the province.  The Festival is primarily interested in  promoting amateur athletics, but professional and semi-professional organizations will be encouraged to stage events  at the same time and thus benefit from the  British Columbia Government promotion.  Cities that already have historic pageants, carnivals, parades and similar  events during the summer months will be  encouraged to stage some parts of their  program at this earlier time in order to  gain additional benefits from the "offseason" promotion.  Athletics in British Columbia  The following sports are organized into  the British Columbia Sports Federation.  Federation members have been asked to  submit proposals for their sports on a  provincial basis.  Archery ��� Badminton ��� Baseball ��� Basketball ��� Bowling, 5 & 10 pin ��� Boxing ��� Camping ��� Canoeing ��� Cricket ��� Curling ��� Cycling  ��� Fencing ��� Field Hockey ��� Figure Skating ���  Football ��� Golf ��� Gymkhanas ��� Gymnastics  ��� Handball ��� Hard Court Tennis ��� Ice  Hockey ��� Judo ��� Lacrosse ��� Lawn Bowling  ��� Lawn Tennis ��� Life Saving ��� Marksmanship ��� Parapalegic Sports ��� Rowing ��� Rugby  ��� Skiing ��� Soccer ��� Softball ��� Speed Skating  ��� Swimming and Diving ��� Synchronized  Swimming ��� Table Tennis ��� Track & Field,  Indoor ��� Track & Field, Outdoor ��� Volleyball ��� Water Polo ��� Water Skiing ��� Weight-  lifting ��� Wrestling ��� Yachting.  Other sports which  should be considered although not presently members  of the Federation are:  Auto  Rallies  ���  Bird  Watching  ���  Dune  buggies ��� Falconry ��� Fishing Derbies ���  Frost Bite Races ��� Logger Sports ��� Marathon Swimming ��� Mountaineering ��� Predicted Log Powerboat Races ��� Rodeos &  Stampedes ��� SCUBA & Skin Diving ��� Skeet  ' Shooting ��� Sky Diving ��� Soaring ��� Speedboat Races ��� Sports Car Races ��� Squash ���  Surfing ��� Trail Riding.  How your community can  participate in the British  Columbia Festival of Sports  Written submissions are being requested from municipal councils and/or  whatever group (Chamber of Commerce,  School Board, Fair or Rodeo Committee,  Athletic Association, etc.) is designated to  be the constituted body representing the  community. These submissions are requested on or before Monday, June 23,  1969, and should be addressed to:  Dr. Robert Hindmarch,  President,  British Columbia Sports Federation;  1336 West Broadway,  Vancouver, British Columbia.  During the summer and early fall, field  representatives of the Selection Committee will then visit your community for further discussion. Announcement of Festival  locations will be made soon afterward.  The written submissions will form a  catalogue of community interests and  facilities with the idea that it will be upgraded in years to come.  These submissions should include:  1. The make-up of your Festival Commit-  . tee' (names, addresses, positions or  particular sports interests).  2. A list of sports facilities that would be  available during the Festival period ...  stadia, arenas, playing fields,, swimming pools, etc. (giving dimensions,  seating capacity and other pertinent  features).  3. A brief statement outlining what sports  events your community has staged in  the past and how you might be prepared to stage an event in conjunction  with members of the British Columbia  Sports Federation. Each event should  be designed to be self-sustaining.  4. An indication of how many extra visitors could be handled in your community and environs during this period.  5. A list of ancillary events that might be  organized in your community during  the Festival:  a. Novelty events  b. Parades, pageants and  extravaganzas  c. Cultural displays, festivals  d. Historical and commemorative  events  6. A" indication of the earliest convenient  dates your committee could meet in  your community with our field representative.  * * *  In order to give regional balance to the  assignment of events, the Directorate of  the British Columbia Festival of Sports  will be made up in.part by one representative from each of the eight constituted  provincial tourist regions. This director  should be selected by the interested communities in conjunction with their respective tourist promotional body:  "A" Vancouver Island and the  Gulf Islands  ���  "b�� Greater Vancouver, Fraser Valley,  Sunshine Coast  "C" Okanagan and Similkameen  Valleys  "D" East and West Kootenays  "E" Trans-Canada, Yellowhead and  Nicola Highways  "F" Cariboo-Chilcotin Country  "G" Highway 16 (Prince Rupert to  Alberta)  "H" Peace River and Northern  Districts    ,   ; ,  Names of these'Regional Directors  should be submitted to the Deputy Minister of Travel Industry, Mr. R. B. Worley,  Parliament Buildings, Victoria, by May 30,  1969, by the President of the Regional  Travel organization. Approximately four  directors' meetings will be held during the  year and these directors will receive travel  allowance.  *       *       *  Like our highly successful centennial,  this is a great challenge to British Columbians everywhere. From the interest,'the  healthy environment and the sports facilities developed locally will come the athletic champions of the world. This annual  event could become British Columbia's  foremost single visitor attraction.  The British Columbia Festival of Sports is sponored by the  GOVERNMENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  DEPARTMENT OF TRAVEL INDUSTRY.  Hon. W. K. Kiernan, Minister  R. B. Worley, Deputy Minister More on school financing  .   Serving the M,t. Elphingtone district (population 6,000) of the  Sunshine Coast and the Sechelt Peninsula (population 3,000).  Phone 886-2622       P.O. Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  Published Wednesdays at Gibsons, B.C.  Second Class mail registration number 0794.  Member Audit Bureau of Circulation, B.C. Weekly Newspapers  Advertising Bureau, Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association, 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.  nuupnnmummimuiuiuHmnimmnminnnninmuuuipumui-M  A ministerial revolt  Hon: Paul Hellyer's resignation from the Trudeau government  over his dissatisfaction with the prime minister's policy which Hellyer maintains ds for a weak federal government rather than a  strong one, a matter of constitutional interpretation, contains the  likelihood of an inter-party battle for power.  ^ This is not completely new dn federal cabinet matters. Back  in 1905 Cliilf ord Sif ton resigned his position as minister of the interior over the education clause in the Autonomy Bills, which incorporated the new provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.  Clause 16 covered education and did not give the new provinces  the right to legislate on educational matters. Siifton did not like  this. He resigned and this forced the federal government to change  the clause and allow the provinces to legislate their own educational matters.  later, in 1911, Sif ton, as a member of the house of commons,  led 18 other Liberals in a revolt against the Laurier ministry over  the reciprocity issue and his campaign helped defeat Laurier. This  he did in spite of the fact John W. Dafoe, editor of the Sif ton owned Manitoba Free Press, supported the reciprocity issue.  Educational autonomy plus reciprocity were deep issues then.  Just how deeply the housing problem issue will affect the Trudeau  government remains to foe seen. Laurier backed down on educational autonomy for the new provinces but Sif ton helped lick him on  the reciprocity issue. The Trudeau government can back down on  the housing issue and thus provide Mr. Hellyer with an issue for  support of some cabinet ministers and also members of the house.  It is going to be interesting to waitch how Prime Minister Trudeau will handle the situation in view of the fact that his problem  of autonomy between the federal and provincial fields is on the  political block with a Hellyer lurking on the sidelines.  An exchange of views  Discussions on union between the Anglican and United Churches in Canada are continuing in this area and one point which has  been brought up is that the congregations of those churches should  exchange their church magazines and other publications in order  that each side can see what is developing within the various church  organizations.  Joint study groups are being organized across the nation and  one has been formed on the Sunshine Coast. These groups are for  the purpose of discussing all parts of the suggested plan of union.  The general discussion on union will take considerable time  before the issue crystalizes into something put before any type of  commission for action. A joint commission on Church Union met in  December and one of the problems which received notice was  United Church reservations about bishops and Anglican reservations about intercommunion.  Those who remember events leading up to the. Methodist-  Congregational-Presbyterian'union in 1925 can look forward to  some interesting debate, theological as well as matters that do not  come under theology.  Coast News  5-10-20 YEARS AGO  FIVE YEARS AGO  Elphinstone Co-operative association announced it will build  a $50,000 store next to the Bal  block on Gibsons Marine Drive.  Three garbage sites were  selected by the Garbage Disposal and Collection board after  hearing a report from a fact  finding committee.  Consultations are going on regarding the laying out of the  old United Church property as  a park containing the cemetery.  April was dry and sunny but  cool with 2.54 inches of rain  on nine days and a mean temperature of 45.  Three ratepayers attended a  public school board meeting to  discuss how transportation rates  for school buses can be reduced.    At the second meeting of Sechelt's newly organized fire department team captains were  appointed and practice nights  settled.  10 YEARS AGO  Voters will ballot on a $211,-  000 referendum on May 9 to  acquire sites and add eight  rooms with furnishings ito four  schools in the dstriict.  C. P. Ballentine started clearing off the gravel from th��  land behind his block on Marine  Drive.  A general tightening up of  education in B.C. with better  salaries for all concerned were  among the recommendations  made by the B.C. School Trustees association to the Chant  Royal Commission on Education.  Seventeen persons attended  the first meeting of the Wilson  Creek Archery club. Practice  shoots were arranged on two  nights a week.  20 YEARS AGO  'A school vote for May 28 is  announced to include a high  school for Gibsons, a three  room elementary school with  activity room at Roberts Creek,  an additional two rooms at Sechelt and a six room consolidated school at Madeira Park, to  cost $605,000.  A fine turnout of Kinsmen  and Kinettes at a banquet and  dance honoring charter night  was held in Gibsons with about  30 visitors from Vancouver attending. Alf Whiting was Kinsmen president.  Roberts Creek Parent-Teachers association held an open  house with Mr. J. Jervis as  speaker from England.  Work has started on enlarging the Union Store at Sechelt.  This year the changes in the  education finance formula are  being fully implemented and  over 90% of the total gross  amount budgetted by school  districts for operating expenses  of the public schools is eligible  for grants by the province. The  local contribution to these shareable operating expenses for 1969  has been set at a basic levy of  24.60 mills, only three-tenths of  a mill higher than the levy of  24.30 mills   set for  1968.  Also, starting this year, the  provincial government is paying  60% of the total of the school  districts' college costs instead  of 50% of the net costs as previously paid. With additional  new colleges commencing to  operate/and increased costs of  existing colleges, this increase  in grants by the province materially reduces the burden of  taxes upon the  local taxpayer.  In addition to the very substantial increases in grants to  the school districts, the provincial government .has increased  the home owner grant from $130  to $150 to further reduce the  burden upon the local taxpayer.  As a result of this overall increased assistance by the government, the majority of residential property-owners in the  province will find themselves  having to pay no more school  taxes in 1969 than they paid  in 1968.  The calculation of grants to  school districts under the education finance formula and in-  creaseed grants for colleges  will result in an average increase of only .34 mills across  the province and, because of  the increase in the home owner  grant, the vast majority of residential property-owners would  have a reduction in local school  taxes for 1969, Hon .O. T_.  Brothers, minister of 'education  announces.  The 1968 overall average-mill  rate on a province-wide basis  for elementary, and secondary  schools and for colleges was  31.38-mills. .For 1969, the overall average mill rate on the  same basis and for the same  purpose is 31.72 mills. The mill,  rate for the district covering  the Sunshine Coast was 34.98  in 1968 and it is expected to.be  33.83 for this year. "  The provincial government has  provided $141,000,000 for direct  grants to school districts for  elementary and secondary  schools, an increase of $21,000.-  000, or 17.5% over the amount  voted last year. In addition to  this amount, the government  has provided $5,920,000 on behalf  of school districts for teachers'  superannuation and $6,350,000  for college grants to school districts. Also, to reduce local  schoo taxes on residential property-owners the government  has increased the home owner  grant from $130 to $150 and  provded $50,000,000 .for this purpose. These combined figures  make a total of $203,270,000 in  grants and payments for the  school districts' education costs,  as against $98,827,000 five years  ago.  Mr. Brothers pointed out that  in spite of the enormous overall increase in school district  budgets for 1969, and without  taking into consideration the  home owner grant, the increase .  in local mill rates are extremely nominal. The minor increase  of only .34 mils in the province-  wide average mill rate for 1969  is positive indication, the minister said, of the increased financial assistance being given  by the government to the school  districts for the public schools  and colleges.  Commenting on the mill rates  in individual districts, Mr.  Brothers stated that of the 85  school districts, 49 districts will  have a lower mill rate in 1969  than in 1968, another 32 districts  will have an increase of only up  to 2 mills, and the remaining  13 districts will have increases  of over 2 mills. These variations  in increases of local mill rates  are of course dependent upon  how much the individual school  districts have budgetted for expenses in excess of the amounts  eligible for provincial grants.  Mr. Brothers concluded by  saying that, in spite of criticisms  being made, the new education  finance formula does provide  a more equitable distribution of  greater government financial  aid to school districts throughout the province. This coupled  with the government paying 60%  of college expenses ensures the  provision of the finest educational opportunity- possible to  every pupil and student regardless of the local financial wealth  $10,000,000 machine  A revolutionary new newsprint  machine is being installed at the  Powell River Division of- MacMillan Bloedel Limited at a cost  of $10,000,000, Hon. J. V. dyne,  chairman and chief executive officer of MB announces.  Developed after 11 years research, the new machine is the  first of its kind to go into production in western North,America. Erection of the machine  is now underway, it is expected  to start up late in I960, and to  enter regular production in early  1970.  The key to the new concept in  the manufacture of newsprint is  a technique known as Verti-  Forma. For more than 100  years newsprint has been manufactured by forming the sheet  on a horizontal screen.  The new machine operates as  follows: The raw material, or  stock as it is called, (a combination of kraft pulp and ground-  wood), is fed from a headbox  above the machine downward  between two converging screens  The paper sheet takes form as  the stock ds compressed and as  water is removed by a series.of  deflectors. The paper then  moves on to a conventional  press and drying section.  Both sides' of the newsprint  sheet have an identical surface  and' the sheet structure is more  uniform. The hew technique also  enables faster operation of newsprint, machines.  The new machine will have a  width of 224 inches and a speed  of up to 2,500 feet per minute,  depending on grade of newsprint  being produced, but engineers  anticipate that the technique  in the future will enable newsprint machines to operate at unprecedented speeds in excess of  5,000 feet per minute.  of the community in which he  or she resides.  The provincial government  makes total grants and payments to, and on behalf of, the  school districts throughout the  province equal to some 60% of  their total education costs. The  remaining 40% of these costs  is provided by local direct taxes  paid by business, industrial, and  residential property-owners, but  the effect of the provincial  home owner grant payments is  that   the   contribution   by   the  Coast News, April 30, 1969.       3  residential property-owners is  less than 9 % of the total education costs.  The provincial government is  doing'everything possible to assist the local taxpayers in meeting the rising costs of education  by allocating 32% of dts billion  dollar budget for education. But,  said Mr. Brothers, the spending  of these public funds is done  by the local education authorities, and it is their responsibility to make certain that full  value is received for every education tax dollar they spend.  MWWWWWWWWMAMMM^  N. Richard McKibbin  A  PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  Phone 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  m**+^**+*+^+  Bus. 266-7111  Res. 278-0874  E. E.   (MICKEY)  COE  Brown Bros. Motors  5690 Granville St.  Vancouver 13,   B.C.  THRUSH  IS A  YEAST INFECTION  Usually Thrush affects the mouth and is sometimes found on other mucous surfaces. It makes  the mouth look as though covered with dry  curdled milk. This infection needs prompt professional help to prevent recurrence.  If Thrush persists, be suspicious cf gum or  tooth defects which may harbor the yeast infection. Also check the possibility of having  diabetes, for Thrush can be an accompanying  symptom.  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 io offer the finest of pharmaceutical services.  KRUSE DRUG STORES LTD.  Rae W. Kruse  Pharmaceutical Chemists & Druggists  Sechelt Gibsons  885-2238 , 886-2234  )M_      Dependability ��� Integrity ��� Personal Service      ���81  STORE HOURS ��� 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ��� FRIDAY 9 a.m. It 9 p.m.  OPEN ALL DAY WEDNESDAYS  big catch-big thirst-big flavour..  20 YOUNG  MEN  SEE PAGE 12  Give ^burself a  LUCKY break  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia, COAST NEWS WANT ADS ARE REAL SALESMEN  ��� Ph. 8862622  LOOK   YOUR   PERKIEST!-  Lois and Anne, our expert hair stylists  will be pleased to help you choose just  the right perm and hairstyle for your  Spring Hairdo.  Color and Cuts too  Canned food stock  good meal insurance  Gibson  Girl  Beauty Centre  GIBSONS  ��� 886-212�� ��� on  the Waterfront  We sell  & service GLAMOROUS WIGS  & HAIRPIECES  Cori-Lee  Benefit Dance  Sponsored  by  TIMBER TRAIL RIDING CLUB  Gibsons Legion Hall  Saturday, May 17  PENH KING'S ORCHESTRA  $5 per couple  r/t_/mcN new/  Pants, which began as part  of the anti-Establishment fashion mood, apparently are  heading for solid Establishment  status this spring and summer.  They are all over the place,  and some of the prettiest ones  are in favorite cotton constructions.  The new pants are pretty  pants. They are feminine and  lady-Hike. They are young and  fresh. They are everything and  anything. They are meant to  wear, everywhere.  The secret is a whole new  proportion. The pants themselves are fuller with the fullness starting from the hips for  a; softer^ more 'feminine look.*  But, more than that, it is what  they are worn with that is important.  The new idea is pants-plus.  It is pants plus tunic, pants  plus jumper dress, pants plus  long, belted jackets, pants plus  vest, pants plus sheer blouse.  These longer, shaped and flared tops transform the pants ensemble into a totally new look.  Pants plus bareness add coolness for warm summer days.  Maggie for Boutique Bagatelle  hits with a bullseye design, a  hip-hugging pant or skirt tied  with a ring at waist to a halter  top. Fishscale and geometric  patterns also play the game  with fun-loving red and blue;  purple and brown; maroon and  pink combinations.  Favorite fabrics are cotton  twills, double-wovens, satins,  ducks, and knits woven or overprinted with plaids and checks,  stripes, florals and abstracts.  GILMORE'S  VARIETY  SHOP  SEWING NEEDS, BUTTERICK PATTERNS���Sechelt, Ph. 885-9343  HOWE SOUND 5, 10, 15 CENT STORE  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9852  For All Your SEWING NEEDS, SIMPLICITY PATTERNS  D. G. DOUGLAS VARIETY & PAINTS  McCall's Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies  Sunnycrest Plaza, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2615  TASELLA SHOPPE  FOR YOUR YARDGOODS ��� Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9331  Food tucked away in a can  and stored on the kitchen shelf  is a form of insurance for 'today's busy menu planner. When  the storage area boasts a variety of canned vegetables,  fruits and meats, the family is  guaranteed good eating when  the food money has been depleted. Various supermarkets  have featured specials on these  convenience foods during the  past winter and spring seasons  and so many wise homemakers  have stocks on hand.  Canned foods withstand seemingly adverse conditions such  as freezing or high temperatures  as long as the cans themselves  have not been damaged to air  low air inside the can. However,  the food may not be as attractive in appearance or as firm  in' texture.  The borne economists of the  Canada Department of Agriculture, Ottawa, have had many  requests for ways to use canned vegetables in casseroles,  salads, etc. The result of these  enquiries is a new pamphlet  which has just been released.  This timely booklet gives buying information and various  ways to serve canned vegetables.  ���Canned corn, cream style, is  featured in a chowder; whole  kernel corn in catsseroles, a  salad and a relish. Canned tomatoes are used in various main  dishes and a jellied salad as  well as relishes. Canned pease  appear in some main dishes.  There are several recipes for  using canned beets, green beans  and tomato juice. Stock your  storage shelves with canned  vegetables and be prepared to  try these attractive and carefully seasoned recipes. Write  for your copy of Thrifty Meals  with Canned Vegetables publication 1389, available free from the  Information Division, Canada  Department of Agriculture, Ottawa.  Q.  What are     the     different  grades  of canned foods?  (-.If*  Jill  B9/T7E/7C  ft I? I: I!USEE EH  rtlil- 1 111 NOW AT  Haddock's  Cabana Marina  Madeira Park���883-2248  Authorized Mercury Dealer  Modern  Plants  Products  People  TEX4MADE  MAOB   WOMT , .'. . HBDI   IN OANAOA  DOMINION TEXTILE COMPANY LTD  A. The grades of canned: foods  are: Canada Fancy: Highest  quality product, as nearly perfect as possible ��� sound, clean  fruit or vegetables, free from  blemishes, of good color, uniform in size ��� packed at perfect maturity.  Canada Choice: Good quality  fruit or vegetables that are  sound, clean and, free from  blemishes but have slight variations in size, color and maturity.  Canada Standard: Good quality fruit or vegetables with good  flavor but having variations in  size  and  appearance.  Occasionally sub - standard  grade is seen on canned foods.  It is a low quality product,  sound and wholesome, but has  variations in. maturity and appearance.  Q. How long is it advisable to  store canned foods?  A. Canned foods should keep  indefinitely without spoilage as  long as nothing happens to the  can to make it leak. In order  to get the maximum in food  value though, they should be  rotated and used up every year.  Q. Do canned vegetables need  to be cooked?  A. No, vegetables canned commercially are thoroughly cooked and may be used just as  they come from the can.  Q. Is it safe to store leftover  vegetables in the can?  A. Yes, it is just as safe to  keep canned food in the can  it comes in ��� if the can is kept  refrigerated and covered -r- as  it is to empty the food into another container. Use them in  a day or so because of the increased nutrient loss once the  vegetable is exposed to the air.  Trueman head  of Arts Council  Directors of the Sunshtlne  Coast Arts Council elected Mr.  Stan Trueman, president of the  g?��$fe$r the coming Jyear at  "a meeting in the Gallery Shop  at Sechelt.  Other officers elected were  ���Mr, Ross Gibson, vice-president;  Mrs. Doreene Dockar, treasurer:  Mrs. Doitis Crowston, corresponding secretary; Mr. Bernie  Baeckmann, recording secretary; Mr. Bud Blatchford, membership chairman; and Mrs.  Judy Baeckmann, publicity director.  Anyone wishing to become a  member of the Arts Council or  to renew his membership, is  requested to contact Mr. Blatchford at 886-2135. Yearly memberships are $2 for adults, $1  for students and old age pensioners, and $5 for groups or  families.  Directors will meet again in  the home of Mrs. Alice Murray,  Davis Bay to complete plans for  entering a float in the May Day  parade and to discuss future  projects.  LYAL BROWN, the personable  host of CBC radio's Sunday  Supplement, is heard each Sunday morning. A vital part of  CBC's radio revolution, this  Sunday newspaper of the air  offers a total spectrum in comment and music of what's going  on behind the scenes.  INFORMATION CORRECTED 4      coast News, April) 30, 1969.  Misconstrued information aris- tion that his mother was at  ing from the story on the near the time visiting friends in  drowning of young Steven Dame Granthams. This was not cor-  ira last week's issue resulted rect. Mrs.^ D^me was dn hpspital  in publication of the  informa-, at the time. * - VY '  GIBSONS MARINE SERVICES Ltd.  af ESO MARINE  2 Boat Ways  GAS ��� DIESEL ��� OUTBOARD & WELDING  AUTHORIZED EVINRUDE SALES  O.M.C. PARTS & SERVICE  Double Eagle Fibreglas Boats  Phone 886-7411 ��� Res. 886-2891  -  Who  gives you  the 80 hp  witha55'hp  appetite?  We do  **��_*  out.  ��A*Ds  If you'd like to take an extra skier in tow  without taking an extra can of gas on board,  you've got to see our new 80-hp Mercury.  No other outboard ever packed so much  performance-such amazing fuel economy���  into so small a package. Our new 80 hp  is no larger than a competitive 55 hp-and  it uses no more fuel than a competitive 55  -at equal boat speeds!  The secret? Revolutionary new Direct  Charging-a Mercury exclusive. With  Direct Charging, the unique transfer  passage, port and piston design pinpoints  the path of the incoming charge for  precisely controlled exhaust scavenging  and cylinder charging under all operating  conditions. Coupled with Mercury's  Breakerless Thunderbolt ignition, it  produces more complete removal of burned  gases for more horsepower per cubic inch  ���more miles per gallon.  New 80-hp Mercury with Direct Charging���  any other outboard in its class just isn't  in its class! Come in and let us prove it.  125,100, 80, 65, 50, 35, 20,9.8, 7%, 4 HP.  Chain Saw Centre  SECHELT ��� Phone 885-9626  Haddock's Cabana Marina  MADEIRA PARK ��� Phone 883-2248  Smitfy's Boat Rentals and Marina  GIBSONS ��� Phone 886-7711 Formation oif a permanent design advisory committee of  artists, designers and philatelists, and a substantial increase  in commissions paid to designers of Canadian stamps are recommendation of a special task  force on stamp design tabled  in commons by Communications  Minister Eric W. Kierans.  In its 30-page report the task  force concluded that no professional artist or designer . can  be expected to design stamps  for the Canada Post Office for  the present fee. It recommended an increase in these, fees  from the present $400 to $2,000.  Other observations by the  task force were: Greater flexi  bility in the choice of size and  shape of stamps; consideration  oi the possibility of a more  rapid change in definitive isues,  from three to five years; improvement in the appearance of  air-mail forms, stamp booklet  covers, and postage-due stamps;  consideration of the use* of  stamps as visible ambassadors  of Canada including greater attention to the cultural, scientific and humanitarian achievements of Canadians.  More funds in cancer battle  British Columbia scientists  and students will receive a record $471,276 from the National Cancer Institute of Canada  this year.  Largest single award in B.C.,  $282,523, goes to the Cancer Research centre at the University  of British Columbia where Dr.  R. L. Noble is directing research  into     hormones,     viruses  and  carcinogenesis; properties of  malignant cells; and action of  chemotherapeutic agents.  By coincidence, the National  Institute's allotment to British  Columbia and the current Conquer Cancer Campaign target  an this province, $475,000, are  almost identical.  The National, Institute announced   total   distribution   of  Coast News, April 30, 1969.       3  $3,617,000 across the nation,  largest amount of money ever  allocated in Canada in a single  year to fight a single disease.  The B.C. share is about $42,000  higher than a year ago.  ARE BEST SELLERS  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  DEADLINE, TUESDAY NOON  Phone 886-2622  CANADIAN PROPANE  Annual Hi  Sale  (GOOD TO MAY 15)  $50 OFF  1st Payment Due Oct. 1st!  20% OFF All other Heating, Water Heaters &  MCKMS  25# OFF  Everything  that goes into  a GAS  FOR LESS MONEY PER LOAD!  This beautiful new heater pays for  Htself-out of fuel savings alone!  Special burner design, new-type  combustion chambers, and other  exclusive features get more heat  from your fuel than ever before!  For warmer floors, more comfortable rooms, and quiet operation,  come In and see the new Empire  Wall Furnace today  Only  $  189  20% OFF  The most useful Gas Heaters for  AMY ROOM m the HOUSE  OzeAieM  ��  GAS * WALL FURNACE  NEW-VENT  GAS WALL HEATER  This heater with many uses is convenient and economical.  NEW-VENT is easy to install on any outside -wall. Saves  floor space. No chimney, flue, or electricity needed.  Hermetically sealed so combustion products cannot enter  the room. Vented outside. Room will not become stuffy.  Ideal for any room in the house where heat is needed.  ��� "iswf?3vrryy  JOHN ROBINSON  ���   Service  We are pleased fo also announce the  appointment of Mr. Ed McColm as permanent sales representative to the Sun-  ;*&*- shine Coast.  Ed brings to) the area over 25 years  combined experience in the Propane Industry.  ���*���        >  ED McCOLM  Sales  GORDON WING  Bulk  &  Cylinder Deliveries  Canadian Propane   pi��� .se-ws   Canadian Propane 6       Coast News, April 30, 1969.  COAST HEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  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.  j  COMING EVENTS  | May 2: Women's Institute Cof-  ] fee Party, sale of plants, /books  ! and baking. W.I. Cottaige, 10 -  ! 11:30 a.m.  i.   7 May 3: Rummage Sale, Catholic  I Church Hall, Gibsons, from 10  7 to 12 noon.  ; May 5: O.A.P.O. Social, Mon.,  ���  2 p.m., Health Centre, Gibsons.  ; May 24: Victoria Day Dinner.  Steak dinner and cabaret. A  treat for Mother and Father's  Day. Ladies Auxiliary Branch  109. Dinner 6 - 8:30, cabaret 9  p.m. Tickets $6 couple. Phone  Mrs. Klein, 886-2924, Mrs. Schindel 886-3905, Mrs. G. Clarke 886-  7719.  COAST MEWS WANT ADS  DEADLINE, TUESDAY NOON  Phone 886-2622  BOATS FOR SALE  MISC. FOR SAU  DEATHS  BOOK ��� On April 28, 1969, Edwin Henry Book, aged 75 years,  of Lower Road, Roberts Creek,  B.C. Survived by his loving wife  Elsie, 2 sons, Edwin and James,  Vancouver; 3 daughters, Mrs.  Blanch Miller, Vancouver; Mrs.  June Buchanan, Winnipeg; Mrs.  Joan Shaver, Matsqui. 16 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren.  Funeral Friday, May 2 at 2:30  p.m. from the Family Chapel of  the Harvey Funeral Home, Rev.  M. Cameron officiating. Cremation. In lieu of flowers donations  to St. Mary's Hospital, Sechelt.  JORGENSEN ��� Suddenly, April  i22 1969, Pete Jorgensen, of Halfmoon Bay, B.C. Survived iby his  loving wife Grethia; 1 son Frank  and 1 daughter, Mrs. Joan Hansen,  Redrooffs,  Halfmoon Bay,  BjC.; 4 sisters and 3 brothers in  ;Denmark;  3 grandchildren. Funeral was held Friday, April 25  at 2 p.m., from the Family Cha-  ipel of the Harvey Funeral Home  :Gibsons, B.C., Rev. Canon Alan  ���Greene officiated. Interment Sea  <view cemetery.  CARD OF THANKS  My sincere thanks to my many  friends for cards and messages,  vlovely flowers and gifts, while  'a patient in St. Mary's Hospital.  Thanks also to Dr. Hobson and  staff at St. Mary's.  ���Mary Mackay.  FLORISTS  Flowers  and  Gifts  for all occasions  LissiLand Florists  Giibsons,   886-9345  Sechelt   885-0455  KfORMATION WANTED  Information wanted regarding  14 ft. fibreglass boat, seriel No.  13K33167, with 1966 Mercury 50  [hp. oubtoard serial No. 1755962,  missing from Williamson's Land  jing, B.C. since April 17. Please  [phone 886-2024.  HELP WANTED  [Experienced teller required. Aip-  ?ly Bank of Montreal, Gibsons.  rypist-receptioniist required May  L Accuracy essential. Box 1052,  Soast News.  WORK WAITED  leavy duty rotovator for hire.  l?hone 886-2897.  j>ay care in my home, from 8  |..m. to 5 p.m. Vicinity Pratt  toad, Giibsons. Phone 886-9077.  'lain    sewing    or    alterations,  kfrs. N. McKenzie 886-2737.  (feed a spring clean up? Can't  :ee the water for trees? Let us  jjolve your tree problems. We  imlb, top and fall trees expert-  y and to your satisfaction. Free  bstimates. All work insured,  phone 885-2109.  I/ERNON & SON BULLDOZING  (Formerly A. E. Ritchey)  Land clearing with  clearing blade  Grading and Excavating  Competent work, Service  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gibsons, 88G-9340  For all your Garden Needs  LIME ��� FERTILIZERS  PEATMOSS  FLOWER, VEGETABLE  & GRASS SEEDS  Limited quantity of the following  FRUIT TREES  NUT & BLUEBERRY BUSHES  SEED POTATOES,  GLADIOLUS BULBS  Complete line bedding plants  Monday, May 5  Fertilizer spreader and  Lawn  roller for rent  We Sell at Prices to Please  Open Evenings  ���Lawnmowers���  ���Outboards���  ���Chain Saws���  Repaired and Serviced  Authorized Dealer  ���Yamaha Outboards���  ���Lawnboy Mowers���  ���Homelite Saws���  ���Sabre  Saw Chain���  NUTS & BOLTS  Head of Wharf  886-2838  \)o jrou require part time book-  :eeping, statements, balance  iheets and personal income  ax? Phone 886-9331.  13 ft. 6 inch plywood filbreglas-  sed   runabout,   1965   40   horse  Johnson   outboard,   windshield,  controls and convertible top.  Earl's in Gibsons  886-9600  21" 220 Findlay range, good condition, $48. Wringer washer $35;'  double aluminum tubs $10. Ph.  886-2455.  Shallow well aero pump with 15  gal. tank. Phone 886-2541.  Camper shell, unfinished, for  pickup truck. $30 Phone 886-9539  Hand lawn mower, Excellent  condition.  $10, 886-2292.  Utility trailer. Phone 886-2397  A steal. 4 track tape ^recorder,  auto-reverse, 3 motors* 6 heads,  new $785, only $350;.,Phone 886-  2657. j;77'^';.^ 7:";.:  Trailer for sale, IO* x 55',-3 bedrooms. $5,500. Phone" 886-7077.   .  7 horsepower Briggs & Stratton  garden tractor with all implements.  $350. Phone 886-7756.  SHRUB CLOSEOUT SALE  CONTINUES  Zebra grass, Boxwood, Yucca,  all at Y2 price.  Violas and pansies 49c basket.  Bedding plants this week.  Good supplies of tomatoes later.  GILKER'S NURSERY    .  Reid Rd. 886-2463.  MURRAY'S'GARDEN  & PET SHOP  Gibsons, 886-291)9  SPRING SALE  Hartz Mountain baby budgies,  rare colors $3.95 each.  3 and 4 year old fruit trees.  Bedding plants- fertilizers.  Gladioli and Dahlia bulbs  Come to us with your garden  problems.  Stihl power saw, like new. $200  Used outboards. Haddock's Cabana Marina, Madeira Park. 883-  2248.  IF IT'S SUITS - ITS (MORGANS  885-9330, Sechelt  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Ph.  885-9713. 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  WANTED  Will buy patches of standing  timber. Phone 886-2459.  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  1963 Sunbeam Alpine convertible  Phone 886-2348.  WRECKING LOGGING TRUCK  Set of tandem rear ends $500. 5-  speed transmission $125; 3-  speed auxiliary $75. 1 tandem  pole trailer, good rulbber, $300.  Phone 886-2604.   'fit. Cadillac, all power, good  condition. Apply 104C, Maple  Cresc. Apt., Giibsons.  1960 Plymouth sedan, good condition, good tires, radio. Phone  886-9824 after 6 p.m.  13' fibreglassed boat with 18 hp.  Evinrude motor, both in very  good condition. Up front steering, with controls. 5 gal. tank.  $350. Phone 886-2775.  20 ft. Skadjit fibreglass caibin  cruiser with 65 hp. Mercury ob.  Can be seen at the Sechelt Rod  and Gun club.  15 ft. Caravelle speed boat, deep  V hull, convertible top, 40 hp.  Johnson electric start. Fully  equipped. Trailer included. Ph.  886-2348.  14 ft. plywood clinker boat,  % cabin. Good' fishboat. 14 ft.  clinker plywood boat; 4,hp Marine Briggs. Phone 886-2026.  .1 Keel, 8 x 12- 40 ft. long; 1  keelson, 6 x 12, 40 ft. long; 30  inch boat builders band saw; 1  view lot, Davis Bay. Phone 885-  9735.  ENTERTAINMENT  TWILIGHT  THEATRE  Gibsons  Thurs., Fri., Sat., Mon.  May 1, 2, 3,  5  THE BEATLES  YELLOW SUBMARINE  Color  ANNOUNCEMENTS  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.  Alcoholics   Anonymous.   Phone  886-2979 or 885-9327 after 5 p.m.  HAVE YOU A  DRINKING PROBLEM  Contact Alcoholics Anonymous (closed meetings) Gibsons, Ph. 886-7106 or 886-2924.  NOTICE  For complete information on  Marine, Industrial and Liability  insurance; claims and adjustments, contact Captain W. Y.  Higgs, Marine Consultant, Box  339, Gibsons. Phones 886-9546.  and 885-9425.  PERSONAL  Isle of Yoll ��� I. S.  Worms a problem? Use PAM-  OVIN, the ONE-DOSE treatment  for pinworms. Available at  Kruse Drug Stores.-  PETS  Snow white male miniature  poodle puppy, registered, inoculated, $50. Many others to  choose from, most colors. Also  poodle clipping and grooming.  Phone 885-9797.   Poodles, grooming, clipping.  Years of experience. Telephone  886-2601.  FOR RENT  Waterfront, all electric, furnished duplex, couple or lady, no  dogs. Phone 886-2887.  Sunshine Coast. Furnished 2 bedroom flat on secluded acreage  with 2 creeks and close to beach  $100 month. Contact Box 10,  Roberts Creek.  Waterfront mobile home space.  Good beach area. Laundromat  under construction. Bonniebrook  Camp and Trailer Park. The  Vernons. 886-2887.  OFFICES FOR RENT  HARRIS BLOCK  75 to 1400 square feet. Centre of  Gibsons business area. Inquiries  invited. Contact N. R. Harris,  P.O. Box 549, Gibsons, Phone  886-2861.  BEST ACCOMMODATION  IN GIBSONS  MAPLE CRESCENT  NEW DELUXE APARTMENT  1, 2, 3 bedroom aipartments vacant now. FREE heat, washig  facilities, drapes, blinds, parking, water, garbage collection. Colored appliances and  plumbing. Luxury living at low  Phone 886-2905  GRANTHAMS ��� 5 year old 2  bedroom bungalow with part  basement oh fenced landscaped lot. Large living rm.  with picture windows' and  brick fireplace. Bright, spacious kitchen. Matching  iguest cottage and carport.  Full price $16,500. Terms.  GIBSONS ��� 5 acres on highway  close to village. Ample water supply. Property slopes  gently from highway with  view over strait. Full price  WOO.  10 year old 2 bedroom view  home close to all' services.  Through hall. Living room  22' x 12'. 4 piece Pembroke  plumbing. Auto-oil furnace.  Full price only $12,500.  Terms.  ROBERTS CREEK ��� 10 acres  gently sloping to the south.  Ample water - supply close.  Full price only $6,500.  NEAR SECRET COVE t- Water  front. Approx. 2 acres with  over 350 ft. shore line and a  view that cannot be matched  anywhere. Choice secluded  building site framed ;with  colorful arbutus and evergreens, overlooking wide  seascape with large islands.  A nature Hover's delight. Full  price $15,600.   .  MADEIRA PARK ��� Semi^water  front, fully serviced lots a  few steps from safe sandy  beach and boat launching.  Sheltered salmon fishing waters. Priced at $2,750 - $3000.  Call Frank Lewis or Morton  Mackay at 880-9900,, eves,  886-7088.  FINLAY REALTY LTD.  Gibsons  and Burquitlam  Gibsons ��� Excellent location  for body shop, repair .shop or  garage. Over 1900 sq. ft. ioor  s/pace. Concrete floor. Village  water. Good highway frontage.  $12,300 (1061)  Roberts Creek ��� Five acres  Southerly slope. Cleared. Good  holding property or immediate  development.  ��� $6000, some terms  (1089)  Comfortable living and revenue ��� Ideal for retired couple.  Well planned triplex. Good construction. Neatly landscaped,  view. Close to shopping.  D.P. $7000 ��� reasonable terms  on balance        (1056)  Agencies Ltd.  Really & Insurance  Gibsons  ROOM & BOARD WANTS)  Young man working in Gibsons  for the summer would like board  arid room or room with housekeeping facilities. Box 1054,  Coast News.  WANTED TO RENT  Want to rent or buy one or two  bedroom cottage on level near  transjportation.   Phone   886-9661.  PROPERTY FOR SALE  10 acres land, road and creek go  through. $10,000 or offers. Box  1055, Coast News.,  1 50 ft. lot, city water, set up  for trailer. Phone after 5 p.m.  88���-27��2.  1 acre cleared, with water, Pratt  and Gower Point area. Phone  886-7479 after 5 p.m.  LOANS  Money for small short term  loans and mortgages. Box 1053,  Coast News, Gibsons.  TRAVEL  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  Everything tor your  building needs  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt. Phone 885-2283  GlBSONS:    Delightful    small .  waterfront home with guest cottage'. Private setting. Terms on  - $19,000.  Most attractive near new 5  room home on landscaped lot. >  Convenient to shops etc. Panoramic .view. Plan to view this  desirable home now! Terms are  excellent.  Fully serviced view lot. Only  $800 down on full price $3900.  Well built 4 room stucco.home,  in good location. Lge. carport.  Can be purchased furnished or  unfurnished. Terms available on  $10,500 F.P.  GRANTHAMS: Delig h t f u 1  view home, two lots. Large living room, dining, kitchen. Full  basement with rec. room. A-hot  water heat.lflOO sq. ft. each floor  Garage. Full price $22,000 terms  ROBERTS CREEK: Ideal  "starter" home on 2 acres. O.T.  house has 3 bedrms, roomy,.kitchen and lge. living room. Space  for utility. A-oil heat. Garage.  Fruit treeis. Attractive, terms on  $11,500.  Lot 60 x 660 ��� stream-crosses  back, nicely treed, has clearing.  Full price $2300.  K BUTLER REALTY  & Insurance  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  HILLCREST ��� the coming  area. We offer a very well built  home, all electric with full 220  service. Lovely panelled living  room, dining area and kitchen  on open jplan. Two good sized  bedrooms and modern bathroom  also utility area. Only $10,500,  and this includes furniture.  886-2481  SEAVIEW ROAD, in Gibsons  village/An older type of home,  but well kept up. Attractive  large living room, nicely panelled, with fireplace, also big front  porch looking out to view. Neat  bedroom. Foundations require  attention, but at only $6,500 this  is a good buy. Present tenant  to re_nain up to one year. Look,  this over if you wiaht a place to  fix up.  886-2481  CROWE ROAD, in an area of  small estates. A chalet type  house located on almost five  acres. Exterior features varnish  ed log construction, with shake  roof. Inside there is a large living room with stone fireplace, ;  three bedrooms and bathroom.  Something to work on here, for  only $18,500, on terms.  886-2481  MIDWAY. Strategically located between Gibsons and Sechelt,  and near golf course. 10 acres  available with road allowance  leading right down to Rolberts  and almost on highway. Could  be developed as campsite, motel, trailer park, shopping centre or ???. Only $9500 full price  on terms.  886-2481  On our Sunshine Coast Highway near Flume Road. Renovated older type of home on 1 acre,  Va cleared, &ose to golf course  and beach. Asking price $8,500.  880-2481  OPEN FRIDAY EVENINGS  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Real Estate & Insurance  Richard F. Kennett,  NOTARY PUBLIC  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C.        Ph. 886-2481  JUBILAIRES  ORCHESTRA  SEE PAGE 12  ._ Need a roomy family house?  Three bedroom home, large view  ?fliv4'nig-room, big kitchen, sewing  Yoom, extra plumbing, laundry  area in basement: $11,000 full  price for quick sale, terms.  -���... Gash buys a lot in this big  pleasant house on a large nicely  landscaped view lot: 2 bedrooms  ;downstairs, 2 up, big open plan  living-dining-kitchen areas. Full  concrete basement and sundeck.  $21,500 cash or cash to small,.  low-interest mortgage.  Semi-waterfront view acreage  with small home and guest cottage, excellent weekender or  holiday spot. Yours for $15,000  on terms.  $6000 down lets you move in  to a most pleasant older three-  bedroom home on two and one-  third acres lovely land, southerly slope, good water, close to  sea. Only $18,000 full1 price.  Three bedroom view home on  ,approx. 1 acre lot, close to Roberts Creek, gardens, fruit trees,  good water supply. Electric heat,  and hot water. Cash price $15,-  500.  Blocks of acreage, from five  up. A few parcels of excellent  level land. Some timbered  blocks. See us for locations and  prices.  Three bedroom house, big  workshop, and unfinished duplex  all on just under one acre good  gardening land. Ideal for family  with a handy man, to turn into  a self-supportiig proposition. Full  price $12,000, with $4,000 down.  Two acres, with carpenter's  special house. Gibsons district.  Full price $5,800.  See us for lots and acreage.  EWART McMYNN REALTY  Notary Public  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C.  Member Multiple Listing Service  Phone 886-2248  Res. Phones: E. McMynn, 880-  2500;    Do.    Wortman   886-2393;  Vince Prewer 886-9359.  ilv doctor  idea returning?  The establishment of'a family practice teaching unit at the  University of British Columbia  will be assisted with the approval .of .a $70,101 contribution  from the federal government's  Health Resources fund.  . The assistance provided by  the fund will aid in .modifying  an area of a building of the  Vancouver General Hospital  housing the unit. Teaching- and  research facilities will be available to accommodate five graduate students, residents and internes, and 60 undergraduate  students per year. Approximate-  15 nurses, four social workers  and a rehabilitation worker will  also be involved each year in  the training program.  The establishment of a family practice unit was proposed  by the University's faculty of  medicine, in recognition of the  essential role of the family  physician in the provision of  health care. The unit wall be  developed and administered by  the faculty's division of primary health care, department of  health  care  and epidemiology.  The purpose of the family  practice unit will be to provide  learning and research experience in a model family prac-;  tice for undergraduate students  in the health sciences, and for  health team personnel after 7  graduation. The unit will demonstrate the provision of  health care by the allied health  professions and their supporting personnel under the leadership of the family physician.  It is alsp proposed that the  unit will intrwiuoe innovations  in family health care based on  advances in the biological, :  psychological, behavioral and  clinical sciences. It will also  engage in epidemiological studies and other research designed to improve the quality of  health care received by families  TWO-DAY O.A.P. TRIP  The Old Age Pensioners' organization is sponsoring a two-  day trip to Vancouver Island via  Victoria and returning through  Nanaimo. This trip is open to  all senior people and tickets are  to be obtained by phoning William Haley at 886-2338. Dates for  the trip are May 13 and 14. Coast News, April 30, 1969.  :  NEED A  T  PHOTO?  The Coast News  can take It  for you  Phone 886-2622  fill lil I! SERVICES  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  8 a.m., 2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays  Holy Communion  11 a.m.,, Sunday School  11:15,-a.m., 1st and 3rd Sundays  Holy Communion  2nd and 5th Sundays, Mattins  4th Sunday, Family Service  7:30 p.m., Compline and coffee  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  10 a.m.., 2nd Sunday  Holy Communion  3 p.m., 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays  Evensong  . 4th Sunday, Family Service  St.   Hilda's.   See&elt  |       8 a.m., Holy Communion  9:30 a.m., Children's Worship  f       11:00 a.m.,* Communion  I      Church of His Presence,  3 p.m. Evensong  I       St. Mary's, Garden (Bay  I 7:30  p.m.,  Evensong  I UNITED  1       Gibsons United Church  i     11:15 a.m., Divine Service  I       9:30 a.m., Wilson Creek  2:15 p.m., Roberts Creek  I     COMMUNITY CHURCH  I     1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays  [  9:15 a.m, Rev. R. D. Morgan  '.        2nd and 4th ^Sundays  7.30 p.m., Rev. W. M. Cameron  l~        BAPTIST  f CALVARY BAPTIST  Park Rd., Gibsons  Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.  i      Evening Service 7 p.m.  Phone 886-2158  r BETHEL BAPTIST  Mermaid and Trail, Sechelt  ,        Sunday School 10 a.m.  '   11:15 a.m., Worship Service  ( Phone .885-9665  I Pastor Bioy Adams '  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  TABERNACLE  Member P.A.O.C.  886-7273  Highway and Martin Road r  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Service 7:00 pjm.  Wed., Bible Study & Prayer  7:30 p.m.  Fri., Family Night Service  GLAD TIDINGS  Gower Point Road  880-2060  Sunday  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  Morning Worship, 11 ajn.  WITH CHOIR AND SPECIALS  EVENING SERVICE, 7 p.m.  Tuesday  Testimony and Exhortation  Service 7:00  With once a month SpedaJ  Evangelistic Service  Trthisportation available  to all services  . .RAlEBBfc  WEDDING LINE  invitations..*:.!.  AXNOITN'CEM'JS-XTft  $������ *��� *o*9to�� cot-*>9���� at  COAST HEWS  GIBSONS  Ph. 886-2622  ���cations  Shrimp  idea expanded  THE CARL TAPSCOTT SINGERS���who will be featured on CBC  radio's Songs of Faith, heard in its new time slot each Sunday at  1:30'pan. EST.  Terrace garden should be planned  The iterrace or patio garden  is the centre of interest throughout the summer .'and fall. It  should, therefore, be planned  carefully as to location, construction and planting. A well-  placed terrace in harmony with  the house 'has., a-real estate  value far greater than its cost  of construction.  Technically, a terrace garden  as its name suggests is an area  raised above ground level, and  a patio is, (in modern/usage),  an outside area enclosed by  walls, but this doesn't always  follow. Both types are often referred to as patios whereas the  term terrace would-., be more  apt whether the garden be at  the same level as the lawn or  a few steps higher.  An enclosure should be made  with walls, hedges or small,  neat shrubs and outlets leading  from it to open up vistias beyond. The patio need not be  too elaborate but surfaced with  gravel or stone set in sod and  bordered with a simple selection of plants. It should be an  extension of the living, quarters  and a vantage ppoint from which  to view all angles of the garden.  Hedges to enclose the terrace  garden should be small and  slow-growing. The Japanese  Yew or Korean box are two -  suitable evergreens for this purpose. The dwarf snowball, or  Arctic willow will grow taller,  are not too course and lend distinction of foliage to the garden.  In front of the hedge a small  narrow bed is often left. This  should be planted with a small  groundcover such as periwinkle,  Japanese spurge, or bearberry.  Among these plants, set small  flowered spring bulbs such as  Siberian squill, grape hyacinths,  and miniature narcissus where  they are hardy.  When constructing the terrace,  leave spaces for good specimen  plants or group plantings. This-  garden calls for formal exotic  plants some of which may be  planted in tubs and stood in  strategic places. Plants such as  the dwarf Alberta spruce, hostas  and daphnes may be planted  here in groups.  In the tubs grow tender plants  like the blue hydrangeas, English holly or bay laurel. These  must be transferred to the basement for the winter and kept  fairly dry in areas outside the  milder part of British Columbia.  If the terrace is laid on good  sandy soil, small rock plants  may be used for the crevices  between the stones. They add  color and often form mats of  two or three feet in diameter  and will withstand a certain  amount of traffic.  The annual sweet alyssum in  its small compact forms, such  as Carpet of Snow, may be  seeded right into -the crevices.  If the location is hot and sunny  try the annual ice plants and  single or double portulaca.  It is a matter of some dis  cussion whether planting in the  crevices of flagstones or slabs  is desirable or not. True, the  end result if properly carried  out, is interesting and extremely attractive.  The argument against plants  set in flagstones comes mainly  from visitors who feel they have  to tread very carefully to avoid  stepping on them even though  told they will withstand it. Grass  between small flagstones may  be mown with the lawn mower  if the stones have been set in  properly, but it tends to grow  into uneven clumps and looks  weedy. ..-������'  At the other side of the terrace wall or hedge, another  planting must be made. Here  low spreading evergreens intermixed with interesting, neat,  flowering shrubs are advisable.  What could be better in such  a location as the very early  shrubs that flower almost as  "soons as the snow disappears  and when the rest of the garden is  muddy  and dreary?  The lovely, waxy white flowers of the White Mezereon are  usually lost in a shrub border.  But in this location they would  be admired while the snow still  stands on other parts of the  garden.  The Korean golden bells would  give a garden picture of its  own in early spring and the  dwarf Anthony Waterer spirea  with Lemoine's deutzia could  follow later. The terrace garden  usually extends from the kitchen  back door or a porch providing  easy access to these early  shrubs.  Amalgamation  idea rejected  The monthly meeting of the  Port Mellon branch of the auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital,  April 9 at the home of Mrs.  Christiansen with 12 members  present, discussed the -recent  Fashion Show and ways and  means of improving the next  one. It was considered a good  financial success.  A letter from the Gibsons  auxiliary was read asking that  amalgamation with its group be  considered1.. After much discussion it was decided to thank  them for their request but to  maintain the present status at  this time.  The next meeting will ibe held  at the home of Mrs. W. Booth  in Port Mellon on May 13. Visitors or prospective new members will be welcome to attend  the meeting.  The Romans made good  use of their excellent roads by  linking cities with chains of  postas. These were men's  quarters and stables along the  routes of their ancient "pony  express" system.  now necessary  In planning a second group  of senior citizens homes-, it is  necessary that applications be  made for admission in advance  of any building, as the government will not make a loan until  it is convinced1 there is a need.  .Directors of Greene Court are  therefore requesting that any individual or couple who might  consider living in the homes at  any future time, should now present an application. -Many  changes- will occur before any  one is asked to move in but 't  is wise to have your name listed.  A priority'list is kept at all  times.. Application forms may  be obtained from Mrs. Charles  Tinkley, R.R. 1, Halfmoon Bay.  Government regulations do not  permit a couple to live in the  homes if the combined income  is over $300 per mionth. It is to  be noted that this is income, not  cash assets. The rental scale  will likely be. in the neighborhood of $50 to $55 per month single and $70 to $75 double. This  is subject to ratification and acceptance by the government.  Even if the application is never taken up, it is worthwhile to  have it on the file.  In Court  As a result of speed complaints ROMP used radar over  the weekend on North Road,  Pratt Road, Langdale area and  Sunnycrest zone, Gibs b n s  Height-'. Ten speeders were nabbed. They Willi pay fines of $25  each.  : Harold A. Parrell, Gibsons,  charged under the Fisheries act  as a sportsman selling fish without having a license was fined  $100. The charge followed a  complaint to police.  ��� Ed Fiedler, Gibsons, for failing, to keep on the right side of  the road, causing, an accident,  was fined $25.  Al' Brown, Sechelt, also failing to keep to the right was fin-  jed^k....... ..,,.    ....,.**   -  For failing to heed a roads  department flagman David Geo-  ghegan was fined $25. For being  a minor in licensed premises the  fine was $50.   .  AT THE  MOVIES  Animated cartoon treatment of  Beatle Paul McCartney as a  Mod Mozart sets the madcap  pace for Yellow Submarine, the  full; length' in-production featuring the Beatles at the Twilight  Theatre, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday, May 1, 2, 3  and 5 including a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m.  20 YOUNG  MEN  SEE PAGE 12  Further information on shrimp  survey to help B.C. Indian  fishermen reveals that two federal government departments  will combine in a resource survey of shrimps in British Columbia's Bella Bella area o the  Coast Chilcotin riding, with the  hope o invoving local Indian  fishermen in the commercial  fishing industry.  The announcement was made  jointly by Fisheries Minister,  Jack Davis and Indian Affairs  Minister, Jean Chretien, dividing the responsibility between  the two. departments. Fisheries  has contracted with Millbanke  Industries Ltd., to outfit five  vessels to find out whether  shrimp exist in commercial  quantities off the Bella Bella  coastal area.  Indian Affairs . have contracted with the same company to  train - at least ten Indian Women and one Indian supervisor  in shrimp .processing.  In addi  tion,  an Indian fisherman  will  accompany each of the vessels  to learn the techniques of modern shrimp trawling.  Depending on the success of  the survey, the numbers of Indians to be trained in this pilot  project could reach as high as  forty.  The survey is being undertaken to offset the effect of a  cannery closure in the central  fishing district of British Columbia. Shrimp caught during  the survey will be processed by  the Millbanke cannery, using  Indian workers.  Operations are scheduled to  begin at the end of April and  will continue for one month.  The Fisheries department also  hopes to diversify the local  fishing industry which has  hitherto been dominated by salmon fishing. The importance of  the project is further emphasized by the forecast of smaller  salmon runs than usual for 1969.  ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION 109  MOTHER'S DAY BREAKFAST  Sunday, May 11th  8 a.m. to 12 noon  Children 75_* -��� Adults $1-25  BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY  Ami f ft Mi; (PM* * KJNG WMRSfa who**  The Beatles  Sp^slhwiSotimai^i.  finite*. Artists  THURSDAY 1: FRIDAY 2; SATURDAY 3; MONDAY 5  (MATINEE SATURDAY 2 p.m.)  TWILIGHT THEATRE  GIBSONS ��� Ph. 886-2827  Mother's Day May 11  Place your orders early ��� fo ensure best selection  of Fresh Cut Flowers, Potted Plants or a  Gifts with Mother in mind  Now on Sale  NATURAL LAWS  By Chack Chack  (Harry Roberts)  An ilustrated booklet containing the homespun philosophy of  a man who has lived many years at Billings Bay, Nelson Island  and has already published one book on his early experiences at  Roberts Creek.  His second book containing illustrations of his boats, and homes,  comes from the presses of the Coast News.  IT IS NOW ON SUE AT THE COAST HEWS al $1 per copy  J SUNSHINE COAST DIRECTORY  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  1 mile west of Gibsons on Hiway  Roomy Parking, Plenty  of Water  Large Recreation Area  Bus 'Passes Park Site  Phone 886-9826  SICOTTE BULLDOZING Lfd.  # ROAD  GRADING  ��� LAND  CLEARING  ��� ROAD  BUILDING  Phone 886-2357  A. E RITCHEY  FOR RENTAL  Arches, Jac-ks, Pumps  Air Compressor, Rock Drill  Concrete vibrator  Phone 886-2040  rccw i W-V7  ANDY  MACK'S NURSERY  CAPP  Sunshine Coast Highway  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping  BONUS ON $10 ORDER  Phone 886-2684  >.  L&H SWANSON Lfd.  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 APPOINTMENTS  886-2246  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.  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything for your building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  SIM ELKiWC Ltd.  ELECTRICAL.. jCONl^CTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  EXPERT REPAIRS  TO  ��� AUTOMATIC WASHERS  ��� AUTOMATIC DRYERS  ��� DISHWASHERS  Factory Trained on all Makes  also  VACUUM CLEANERS  NUTS & BOLTS  Ph. 886-2838,  PENINSUU PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  (Formerly Rogers PlnmMag)  on Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES & SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Fkone 886-9533  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., 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 Station  Phone 886-7721  Res.   886-9*56 ��� 886-9326  Phone 886-2808  TWIN CREEK LUMBB.  & BUILDING SUPPLIES Ud.  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  NEVBIS RADIO & TV  DEALER FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  RCAYIQOR  SALES & SERVICE  To all Makes  Phone 886-2280  PARKINSON'S HEATING Ltd.  Gibsons  ESSO O.DL 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  0CEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  Custom built cabinetry for  home and office  KITCHEN SPECIALISTS  R.  BIRKIN  886-2551 or 886-2261  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  VERNON & SON BULLDOZING  LAND  CLEARING  LOGGING EXCAVATING  ROAD  BUILDING  Free Estimates  Service  and  Satisfaction  Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887  ��� Custom Design  ��� Construction  ��� Landscaping  ��� Renovations  ��� Extensions  MARK-ELDER  CONTRACTORS LTD.  Benner Block  Ph.  885-9614  Enquiries: Box 218  SECHELT  RICKARD CRAWFORD & CO.  Gibsons, B.C.  CHARTERED    ACCOUNTANTS  1572 Marine Drive  Phone 886-2912  SUNSHINE COAST SERVICE Ltd.  Wilson Creek  Phone 885-9466  Auto  Glass Replacement  a Specialty  COLLISION REPAIRS  24-Hour Towing ��� Ph. 886-2811  Latest Equipment for  Frame & Wheel Alignment  SOLNIK SERVICE  DATSUN  SALES & SERVICE  Phone  886-9662  Coast Highway ��� Gibsons  EXCAVATIONS  Foundations, Trees RemOyed,  Clearing and Road Bmldiny^/.  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  McPHEDRAN ELECTRIC Ltd.  Residential ��� Commercial  Industrial Wiring  ELECTRICAL HEATING  SPECIALISTS  Gibsons ��� 886-9689  Serving Port Mellon to  Pender Harbour  SEASIDE PLUMBING  FREE ESTIMATES  A COMPLETE PLUMBING  SHOP ON WHEELS  Phone 886-7017 or 886-2848  Exclusive Agents  RBtiNGTON  'Powerfite' Chain Saws  Sale, Service & Repairs  SOLNIK SERVICE  Phone 886-9662  Coast Highway ��� Gibsons  Point of law  (By a Practicing Lawyer)  Copyright applied foi  This article will deal 'with  some of the problems encountered by the ownership of animals.  Question ��� A man owns a  vicious dog but keeps it in an  enclosed yard. A gate being  carelessly left open, the dog  escapes and bites a passerby.  Has the injured person a claim?  Answer: Yes. The owner of  the dog must have known of  the dog's vicious propensities:  Assuming that he did, he will  have to pay all doctor's bills,  etc., and a sum for pain and  suffering, loss of wages (if any)  etc.  Q. A cat lover keeps a number of cats in her backyard and  they continually disturb ���^:--*��-  bors by their yowling. What can  the neighbors do?  A. They would have to prove  that the yowling was sufficient  to constitute^ an unreasonable  nuisance. Assuming they can do  so, an injunction prohibiting the  continuation of the nuisance can  be obtained.   An   injunction   is  a court order and if disobeyed  may result in contempt of court  proceedings whereby the person disobeying it can be fined  or imprisoned or both.  Q. A dog owner is taking his  dog for a walk when the animal  suddenly bites another stroller,  causing injury.  A. There is~ an old saying in  law ��� "A dog is entitled to one  bite" ��� If the owner knew the  dbg was not to be trusted he  is liable. If. this was the first  such incident, the owner is not  liable��� but he  will be liable  next time. "���  Q. Cattle trespass on to a  neighbors property and cause  damage.  A. The owner is liable. This  rule is not qualified by the  necessity of prbving the owner  had knowledge of any disposition in the animal to cause the  type of damage in question.  Cattle includes, horses, oxen,  sheep, swine, asses, goato,  geese and ducks. Cats and dogs  are not included in this rule.  Want fo succeed as a gardener?  Your house or home is not  only a functional shelter, it is  your personal environment,  your domain and refuge, an expression of you. But running it  smoothly and economically can  present  plenty of problems.  A new paperback book from  Reader's   Digest   can help  you  Pi Complete  Electric Service  ��� NEW HOUSE WRING  ��� REWIRING  ��� COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL  ��� ELECTRIC HEATING  McPHEDRAN ELECTRIC Ltd.  Box 745 ��� GIBSONS ��� Ph. 880-9689  Coast News  Phone 886-2622  ARBO DEVELOPERS & BUILDERS  Marine Drive, Gibsons, Phone 886-7244  or 2646 West 42nd Ave., Vancouver, Phone AM 3-9456  cope with household problems,  enjoy asaferf healthrerYhoine  and make your dollars ^go, further. Entitled .Mariagiiig Your  House and Home, the 224-page  book Tepyers v-7 every thingYv^jj^ou  need'^toYknibw 'Itfom^bu^ingYa  house to insuring it; from household hints to home-swapping,  from managing your incomeYto  keeping out burglars. 7   7   ���  Would you like to succeed at  gardening ��� with less work and  less money? Find out what your  credit rating is? Appeal against  your income tax assessment?  Now on sale at newsstands and  bookstores, Managing Your  House and Home is packed with  hints and ideas by experts to  help you do all this.     >  TENDERS  NOTICE TO. GENERAL  CONTRACTORS  Sealed Tenders are invited for  the Alterations & Additions to  the ELPHINSTONE SECONDARY SCHOOL for School District No. 46 (Sechelt).  Tenders will be received until  3:00 p.m. (Daylight Saving  Time) Monday, May 12, 1969.  Location for receiving Tenders  will be announced at a later  date.  A Bid, Bondv amounting to 5%  of the bid; must accompany the  Tender.    > Y  Plans, Specifications and. Forms  of Tender hiay be obtained before or after 9:00 a.m., D.S.T.,  Monday, April 28, 1969, at the  office of the Architects, Underwood, McKiriley, Cameron, Wilson & Smith, 612 Clyde Avenue,  West Vancouver, B.C. on deposit  of $50.00.  The lowest or any tender nW  necessarily accepted.  LEGAL  LAND ACT  Notice of Intention to Apply  to Lease Land  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver, B.C. and situate  Secret Cove.    \  Take notice that J. Mercer  of Secret Cove, occupation  Marina Operator intends to ap-.  ply for a lease of the following  described lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  N.W.   Corner   Lot   6975   thence  Westerly 100 feet; thence Southerly  (more  or less)  100  feet;  thence. Easterly to S.W. corner,  of Lot 6975;   thence  Northerly  to point of commencement and  containing  0.2  acres,   more  or  less, for the purpose of Marina.  C. WAGENAAR, B.C.L.S.,  Agent.  Dated March 29th, 1969.  April 9,  16, 23, 30. Complete Home freezer  SAVE   $  $  $  No Down Payment  No Delivery Charge  Representative:  Fh. 885-9418 ��� Sechelt  |L0AT SERVICE  Storage, Repairs, Building  Repairs to Island Homes  Wood Cutting  Box   432   Gibsons  Ph. 886-2432  K.  & R.   SIMPSON  LEGION  BINGO  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  Coast News, April 30, I960.  BE A BLOOD DONO  Bus load goes  THURSDAY     fo convention  May 1  8 p.m. Sharp  NO GAMES LESS THAN $10  DOOR PRIZE $10  Want to make  a big hit?  (don't fasten  your seat belt)  CANADIAN HIGHWAY SAfOY COUHCIL   &$����*)  Sponsored by  Bill  Wright  Sunnycrest Motors  and  Chas.   Mandelkau  Gibsons Shell Service  Y^"^  Freezer Bread  2c OFF  PER  LOAF  20 loaves or more  Get together with a friend  If you haven't storage room  in your freezer for this 20-  loaf offer ��� go In with a  friend and each take 10  loaves at a saving of 2 cents  per loaf. Phone orders in  advance.  Gibsons Bakery  Gibsons & Sunnycrest Plaza  Phone 886-7441  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9900  The Sunshine Coast was well  represented at the B.C. Hospital Auxiliaries regional convention held in White Rock on Tuesday, April 23, when a chartered  bus load of St. Mary's Hospital  Auxiliariies' memlbers made the  day trip. Of these, 13 were from  , Sechelt, two from Pender Harbour, 15 from Roberts Creek and  eight from Port Mellon.  The White Rock ladies were  gracious hostesses at the Elks'  Hall, equally skilful in conducting an interesting business meet  ing and serving a delicious noon  meal, as well) as morning coffee on arrival and afternoon tea  later at the Hospital after a  guided.tour.  The hospital seemed to Iaek  nothing in the way of attractive  furnishings and efficient equipment indicating that its many  auxiliaries are on the job,, and  it was noted that the memlbers  were indeed familiar with their  hospital and were accepted as  part of the staff.  More than 200 members of  BCHA attended the convention.  Newcomer to  have art show  The next display at the Arts  Council Gallery in Sechelt will  feature the work of a talented  newcomer to this district, Jim  Jordan, who grew up in Brant-  ford, Ontario, and spent four  years at the Winnipeg School of  *Art. Since coming to the coast  he has had one man shows at  the Leafhill Gallery in Vancouver and the Village Square in  West Vancouver.  These paintings were all done  within the past two years, and  cover a variety of styles and  influences. There are still life  studies, traditional and realistic and the everyday grouping  of contemipbrary bric-a-lbrae  makes them relevant to the sixties. Some of the earlier work  is representational and. two  large panels reflect his interest  in the Art Nouveau of the Edwardian era, brought up to  date with today's brilliant colors. '���'���-,  The paintings will be on display until May 10- and the Gallery is open Wednesday through  Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  JUBILAIRES  ORCHESTRA  SEE PAGE 12  THIS WON'T HURT A BIT, Dr.  Roberta Hartman tells Skana,  the Vancouver Public Aquarium's famous killer whale as she  readies the needle for the 5,000-  pound animal's bi-annual antibacterial vaccine shot. The  needle was part of Skana's latest medical check-up which she  passed with flying colors'. Chief  trainer Terry McLeod looks on.  POLLUTION CONTROL ACT, 1967  NOTICE OF INQUIRY  Pursuant to Section 14 of the Pollution Control Act,, 1967,  the Chairman of the Pollution Control Board will conduct  an inquiry into pollution control matters relative to waters  of the Strait of Georgia in the Gibsons Landing - Sechelti  area which lie within the boundaries of the Sunshine. Coast  Regional  District.  The inquiry will be held in the Canadian Legion Hall, Gibsons commencing at the hour of 10:00 a.m. on the 14th day  of May, 1969. Evidence, including written submissions, will  be received under Oath following opening remarks by the  Chairman. ���  F.  S. McEINNON,  Chairman,  Pollution  Control Board.  Victoria,  B.C.  April 22, 1969,  Here they are!  The cars that defy you to find their equals!  Foreground: 2+2 Convertible. Background, left to right: Grand Prix Hardtop Coupe, Firebird Hardtop Coupe, GTO Hardtop Coupe, Grande Parisienne Sport Coupe.  You won't find any cars anywhere that will  out-feature or out-value Wide-Track Pontiac,  Grand Prix, Firebird or GTO. Nor will you find  a deal that will beat the deal you'll get right now.  The Challengers are laying it on the line!  The Wide-Trackers from Pontiac  MARK OF  EXCELLENCE  See your local authorized Pontiac dealer  rt-i  PENINSUU MOTOR PRODUCTS (1957) LTD. ��� Rhone: 885-2111, Sechelt, BC cll6f_��  Service  is proud to be appointed franchised dealer for:  PHILCO  FORD  of Canada  Come in and see the Philco line of Color Televisions, Black and White,  Portables and Consoles, Stereos, Transistor and Table Radios  CprplAI | Philco's Portable 16" Color TV-Reg. $529.95 <M CQ95  PLUS  FREE Beautiful Walnut Stand with Shepherd Casters  Philco's Famous Color Picture  llsy Tuning  Contempory Walnut Styling  Philco's Exclusive Warranty  (1) 2 Years on Color Picture Tube  (2) 1 Year on all Paris  (3) 90 Days labor, backed up by our Modern, Fully Equipped Facilities  A RECORD OFFER  5 Exclusive Columbia Stereo Albums with your Purchase of any Stereo Model  PHILCO SOLID STATE  Featuring:  Custom AM, FN, FM Stereo Chassis ��� Exclusive Scratchgard Needle  Exclusive Durall Finish ��� 4 speed Custom Changer  Philco's Exclusive Warranty, (1) 1 Year on alf Paris, (2) 90 Days labor.  $389.95  NO DOWN PAYMENT    ���    UP TO 36 MONTHS TO PAY  Trade-ins Accepted  Dll   I   fC     Til     O      US    E"! Phone 886-7717  DILI.   9      I  V     Ot     ni-rl    1618 Sunshine Coast Highway ual Fund  suggestions can  now be made  Hon. W. A. C. Bennett, premier and minister of finance,  announces that the British Columbia government Perpetual  Cultural fund has been increased at the last session of the  Legislature .to $10,000,000, and'  the earnings which will amount  to from $650,000 to $700,000 a  year will be available to expand our cultural development  at all levels, and in all areas  of the province.  Any interested parties may  forward their suggestions concerning this fund to the Hon.  W. H. Murray, chairman, at the  Speaker's office, Parliament  Buildings, Victoria, British Co-  lumoia.  The premier also announces  the formation of the committee  to administer the Physical Fitness and Amateur Sport fund,  the interest from which will be  used for the purpose of the furtherance and encouragement of  the physical fitness of the residents of the province and of  the participation by the residents of the province in amateur sports.   , -  Interested parties, may forward their suggestions concerning this fund to the Hon. L. R.  Peterson, chairman, Parliament  Buildings, Victoria, British Columbia.  Mr.   Bennett   also   announces  the formation of the committee  to administer the First Citizen's  fund,   the  interest  from  which .  will be used for the purpose of  the advancement and expansion  of  the   culture,  education   and  economic    circumstances    and  position of persons of the North  i American Indian race who were  1 born  in   and  are   residents   of  the province.  Interested   parties   may   for-  Start power  line in July  B. C. Hydro has awarded a  $131.81�� contract to Wright's  Canadian Ropes Ltd. of Vancouver for conductor and fittings  tor the longest over-water transmission line crossing in British  Columbia.  The huge span which will! be  extended 11,642 feet across Jer-  (vis Inlet, is part of Hydro's new  230,000 volt powerline linking Sechelt and the Powell River area.  Each of the line's three conductors across the inlet will be  anchored to high rocky bluffs  on each shore toy individual 35-  foot high steel towers.  The jnew 53->mile long transmission line will supplement service to Powell River now provided by a single 138,000 volt  line from Sechelt. The existing  line has a 10,100-foot long span  across Jervis Inlet.  Construction of the new crossing is expected to start in mid-  July and be completed in No-  'vemlber; The entire line is scheduled for completion early, in 1970  and will ibe energized initially  at 138,000 volts.  Longest existing over-water  transmission line crossing in  B.C. extends 11,223 feet across.  'Kootenay Lake.  ^ Hydro's new Sechelt - Powell  ' River line will also have a �����450-  foot long water crossing over  'Agamemnon Channel to Nelson  Island. Contracts for conductor  and towers for this crossing will  be awarded later.  NOTICE  In an effort to establish a  correct yearend statement of  all assets and liabilities of the  Gibsons Rod and Gun Club of  Gibsons, B.C. all holders of  bonds (trap issue, baby bond  issue, etc.) are requested to  make their holdings known prior  to May 15, 1969. The Gibsons  Rod and Gun Club will not be  responsible for any bond holdings and claims after the above  advertised date.  Reply in writing to:  Gibsons Rod and Gun Club,  Box 156,  Gibsons  ward their suggestions concerning this fund to the Hon. W.Yp.  Black, ' chairman, ! Parliament  Buildings, Victoria, British Columbia. Y'  ,' Formation of the committee  to administer the Agricultural  Aid ��to Developing Countries and  World Disaster Areas Fund, the  interest from which will be used  for the purpose of assistance  to developing countries and  disaster areas,' was also announced.  Any interested parties may  forward their suggestioins con--  cerning this fund to the Hon.  CM. Shelford, chairman;  Parliament Buildings, Victoria;  British Columbia.  9  Coast News, _piM 30, 1969.      9  The School of Nursing at the  University of British Columbia  is celebrating its 50th anniversary. In May 1919, the board of  governors approved formation  of. the first University Nursing  school in Canada.  All Degree and Diploma  graduates will be welcomed at  the Golden Anniversary banquet,  Friday, May 9, at the Faculty  Club at UBC. The banquet guest  list includes distinguished members of the university community and outstanding members of  the nursing profession.  For      banquet      information  phone Mrs. Barclay at 2616793.  There are ticket depots in each  area of the lower mainland.  For/further information phone  Mrs." Dorothy Myers at 662-8147  (day;s) or 987-1284 (eves.) or  Mrs. Torchie Adamson at 22-4  7575.  FISH REGULATIONS  Dr. James Hat'eer, director of  the fish and wildlife branch announces that the 1969 sports '  fishing regulations are now being distributed and should be  available from all licence issuers, fish and wildlife branch  Bus. 266-7111  Res. 278-0874  E. E.  (MICKEY) COE  Brown Bros. Motors  5690 Granville St.  Vancouver 13,  B.C.  i ' .������..���  Let us help you  a new  >,,-m  ������ . ..       ���:/�����#��.   \ ^\-^mi^_____^___^^i  Itte'S** >'/.* d**H3v&&* ,sl*i ./��t>..'        '"-'S.t. **'***  "���-____________________________i^^^^____________.\ v ^fy:;^^  $5000  SECOND MORTGAGE  LOAN  FULLY INSURED  WITHOUT EXTRA CHARGE  A Second Mortgage Loan to a maximum of $5000 with interest  lower than Federal N.H.A. first mortgage loans, is now available for construction of a new home.  TO QUALIFY:  1. You must be the first occupant of the home.  2. You must have lived in British Columbia for 12 months immediately preceding the date of purchase or the date of  completion of ^construction of the home.  Providing payments are made promptly as required, 10% (up  to a yearly maximum of $50.00) will be refunded to you thus  reducing the effective interest rate. For e.g. this would mean  on a $5000, 25-year loan, the effective interest now would  be71/2%. ' '       '  ...OR AN OUTRIGHT  HOME ACQUISITION  GRANT OF $1000  A $1000 Home Acquisition Grant is available as an alternative  to the Second Mortgage Loan and may be used for building or  purchase of a new home started on or after February 9,1968.  1. You must be the first occupant of the home for which application is made.  2. You must have lived in British Columbia for 12 months immediately preceding the date of purchase or the date of  completion,of construction of your new home.  3. Previously received Home-owner Grants will be deducted  from the $1000 grant  Complete and send the following coupon if you wish further  information.  r  THE GOVERNMENT OF THE  PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE  HON. W. A, C. BENNETT, P.C., Premier and Minister of Finance  G. S. BRYSON, Deputy Minister of Finance  . Provincial Administrator, Home-owner Assistance,  Room 126, Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, British Columbia  Please send me full information with regard to the  ��� SECOND MORTGAGE  ��� HOME ACQUISITION GRANT  as I have indicated.  Name :   Address.  / New sound from Jubilaires  The Jubilaires orchestra will  appear in Gibsons, -Friday, May  9. and will provide a new sound  in the field of gospel music.  Doug Moody founded the  group in 1981 as the fulfilment  of a (boyhood dream, that of  creating a gospel orchestra with  up-to-date sound.  The music is arranged to present a big band with a modern  sacred approach, Silky smooth-  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  AL'S USED FURNITURE  Gibsons ���886-2812  ness is the keynote. ,The songs  will range from- up. tempo numbers' urged on by a five piece  rhythm section, to the slow relaxing type.  31 you think 'the,, church is  dead, Gflad Tidings congregation invites you to take in (this  event on Friday, May 9. The  church is on Gower Point road,  just ibeyond Dougal Park.  CBU UPS POWER  On Saturday, May 3, radio  station OBU Vancouver, 690 kcs  will go up in power from 10,000  to 50,000 watts;. The purpose of  the power increase is to improve reception in Victoria and  other areas of Vancouver Island  as well as the lower mainland  and Vancouver itself. With the  inere'ase i_i electronic noise levels and the increasing use of  small portable radio receivers,  it is now necessary1 to have a  50,000 watt transmitter to service large areas of population.  GUARD AGAINST MOTH AND MILDEW DAMAGE  FREE MOTH-PROOFING  on everything we clean  8H.$. $2.50  Coin-op Dry Cleaning  SUNNYCREST PLAZA ��� GIBSONS  0^*0^^+/+0*0*0*^^^0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*^0*0*0*0*0+0*^^0*^^^*^^^0+^^^^^^^^^,  NOTICE  R. S. Rhodes  Doctor of Optometry  204 Vancouver Block.  Vancouver,. B.C.  Announces he will be in Sechert  monbXy, m^ Iz  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  NOTICE  ANNUAL MEETING  HOPKINS LANDING WATERWORKS DISTRICT  Saturday, May 17  8 p.m.  HOPKINS LANDING COMMUNITY HALL  Election of 2 Trustees for 1 year terms  Hopkins Landing Community Association Meeting  will follow  BASE BALI  LF^TLE LEAGUE  Sunday's Games:  Firemen 24  Merchants 13  Kinsmen 13  Residential School 12  ' 'S&'��1 ~"!'  You're Not  Behind fhe  '8' Ball  When You Place  Your Ad  Phone  'Classified'  836-2622  in fhe  Coast News  A manager and coach ^ 'are  needed for Roberts creek.  Please phone Ernie Fossett, 886^  9655. .     ..  -   Gibsons team needs more help  Phone Larry Labonte,,, 886-7710.  Port Mellon team also needs  more help. Phone Ray Benoit,  886-9393.  The league should have started Sunday but several of the  ���teams were unable to play because of lack of help.  BOWLING  E & M BOWLADROME  High scores for this week:  Frank   Nevens   754,   Art  Corri-  veau 331.  Tues. Mixed Spring: Mickey  Jay 227, Ed Sandy 233, Lome  Mason 228,, Cecil Firth 261, Ja-  mus Postlethwaite 212, Art Holden 647 (259), Vic Marteddu 612  (260), Art Corriveau 618 (331),  Frank Nevens 754 (281), Evelyn  Boyce 278.     ���  Students (2 games): Steven  Charlesworth 342 (182, 160), Susan Charlesworth 2��3 (181), Gerry Harris 317 (173), Paul Scott  313 (168), John Volen 309 (166).,  Trevor Quarry 382 (1<80, 202),  Brad Quarry 234, Fred Buckle  268, John Buckle 292, Ken  Buckle -275, Bruce Green 307  (157, 150), Leonard Green 261,  Cheryl Penfold 202,, Graeme  Winn 275 (158), ToddY Postlethwaite 267 (153), Linda Postlethwaite 247 (153), Ricky Delong  268.  Sf. George tea  at St. Aidan's  Sunday, April 20, the congregation of St. Aidan's Anglican  Cbui-ch, Roberts Creek, held? a  7 special service in honor of 'St.  George, the patron saint of England.  Suitable hymns1 pertaining to  saints and martyrs were chosen,  and the vicar,, Rev. Dennis Morgan, preached an appropriate  sermon on St. George to the  children, later adapting it to the  adult congregation.  St. George was martyred for  his Christian religion by Diocle-  tain in 303 AD.  Beautiful red roses adorned  the altar, the flower of Merrie  England and St. George.  The Queen was sung to honor  Her Majesty whose ^birthday fell  on the following day.  On Friday the A.C.W. held a  successful St. George's Day tea  in the Parish hall, which was  opened iby Rev. Dennis Morgan.  Mrs, A. M. Harper received the t  guests, each one being presented with a small St. George flag  to be worn during the afternoon.  Tea tables were in charge of  Mrs. R. Cumming and were centred with, miniature red roses  and St. George's flags. Larger  roses and flags decorated the  hall. ,  Blaze of daffs  Each spring passing motorists  have exclaimed' at the blaze of  daffs blooming at the K. Baba  home on the Sunshine Coast  Highway in the Roberts Creek  area. This year is no exception  but beside it stands a neat sign  advertising that now a nursery  is blooming also.  It has been the life-long desire of Mr. Baiba, or Mack, as  he is familiarly known, to work  among flowers and shrubs and  to this end he has quit the woods  and as of March 15 has ibeen in  the nursery business.  Mack fills orders for plants  and trees not in stock by personally picking out choice ones  in out-of-town nurseries, and for  this he is well qualified having  graduated from agriculture  school Kyushu in Fukuoka, Japan.  The Baba family has lived in  Roberts Creek since 1951 and all  seven of their children have been  educated in the local' schools.  Editor: May we use your columns to ask for the help of the  public in compiling a booklet on  What to do with your child's  art work? The Association for  the Support of Progressive Education is assisting art teachers  in collecting ideas and suggestions.  A child's work is very important to him and parental approv-.  al and appreciation are essential  to his feelings of worth and self  respect. Parents with two or  three children are faced with a  continuing problem of how to  display their children's work.  Wall space and notice boards  are ,used, and we heard of a  mother who sandwiches a painting between sheets of heavy  plastic and uses them as place  mats. What do you do with the  drawings , your child brings  home from school? We would  like to include your ideas, how  you use your child's drawings,  ceramics, sculpture, designed  fabrics etc. so that we may  share them with others.  Please contact Joan Warn,  telephone 886-2681 or Maryanne  West, 886-2417.  ���Joan Warn, and Maryanne  West.  Editor: At a meeting that I  recently attended the talk was  about the proposed idea of The  Anglican and United Churches  merging into one grand Company of Church people, and I  mean by this, as people, who  are engaged in running man  directed Churches instead of  God directed, which means complete Spiritual failure, which we  find ourselves confronted with  today, and people asking what's  wrong with the Church. Why  doesn't it draw young people  and so on.  Lets get to the bottom of this  ever unanswered question, what  is wrong with the Church. The  answer simply is what's wrong  with us Individually. This is the  question we won't face because  it is too costly, the price. of  personal Salvation is too disturbing for nice Church people  who are kind, considerate, honest, possibly pure, so lets keep  the Status Quo, God can't disturb that, but when we might  start to deal with Sin then he  will offer us His Son Jesus  Christ, and we just don't want  Him, too personal.  So Church Union will not produce Spiritual Revival, new  Vitality, and activity in the  name of Christ unless the  Churches regain,the Gospel, its  message for and 'mission to the  world.  Only on .these terms can  Spiritual Unity be achieved  through individuals," not large  bodies -of Unconverted people,  Jesus never changed large  crowds of people, he changed  Individuals. One could site a  number of them throughout the  Bible.  The Unity of Our Lord is open  to  all   sorts   of   men   not   only  Anglican and Uniteds, It is not  for Men only or Jews Only, or  Gentiles only and no particular  Class.   It  transends   Denominational barriers The Born again  (and  many   of  us   have   great  difficulty in understanding what  that Born again means,) Nicode-  mus did ��� we sometimes think  that our Confirmation, or Ordination,   or  some   other Anglican  Ritual    constitutes    Re - Bicth  Spiritually.  No  it  has  to  be  a  specific     individual transaction  with   God   constituting   a   complete change in our Lives, Selfishness   replaced  by   Selflessness Hate replaced with Love.  Resentments    banished.    Christian   Fellowship   must   replace,  any form of departmental pos-  sessiveness.  The Born again Anglican  shares this Unity with the Born  Again Non Conformist. But not  with the merely nominal Church  Going Anglican, i.e. with anyone who has never been born  again.  The nature of this Unity is  the Unity of the Twice Born,  which is a Unity of those who  share the same nature and only  as we become partakers of the  Divine Nature can we possibly  share this Unity.  So called Church Union must  be of the True Church, which  is ��� this. The true Church is  composed of all Believers in  the Lord Jesus. It is made up  of all God's elect, of all converted men and women', of all  true Christians, in whomsoever  we can discern the election of  God The Father, the Sprinkling  of the Blood of God the Son, the  sanctifting- work of God the  Spirit, in that Person we see  a member of ChrHst's true  Church.  All members have the  same marks ��� They are all  born again of the Spirit, all  possess Repentance towards  God. They all hate Sin, they  worship differently but all with  one heart. They all draw from  one single Book The Bible. The  foregoing are the only people  who may expect a Union successfully, the present plan of  procedure must fail, and merely become a much larger and  Stronger financial, structure,  more Social, activities, bigger  coffee parties, bigger Sunday  Schools, and so on.  The Angli-  12     Coast News, April 30,71969,  can and Methodist effort in  England -is lalling apart for the  same treasons. Iiets become  Christ men and women, instead  of Churchmen and, women, and  under God we will prevail.-^-AN.  VISITORS BUY PROPERTY  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Drott-  field of Vancouver spent a few  days? -visiting Mr. and Mrs. J.  Mullen in Hopkins Landing area  They have purchased property  in the Hopkins Landing area  and expect to spend the summer on the "Sunshine Coast.  SKATING  Saturday/ May 3  8:30 fo 10:30 p.m.  ADULTS  ONLY-  ELPHINSIQKt GYM  TRIP TO VICTORIA  Leaving Tuesday, May 13 ��� 8:30 a.m.  Return Wednesday, May 14 ��� 8:30 p.m.  OPEN   TO  ALL   SENIOR   PERSONS  Cost includes Bus Fare and Hotel  Phone Haley 886-2338 at once for  ������������'' available reservations  LA. Royal Canadian Legion 109  Due to Convention being held in Prince George     ���  the Ladies General Meeting will be held  " ' May 14, 8 p.m.  SEA SONGS  A book of authentic Sea Charileys,  Foc'sle Songs and Ballads  Compiled and Published by the  Cutty Sark Club  250 a copy  ON SALE AT  Coast News  Mother's  Day  May 11  Buy your cards and Gifts  now for Mother  SPECIAL on Beehive  Fingering Wool  SPECIAL on Cantrece Hose  We carry Canadiana Sayelle Wool  Come  in and choose , from our many gifts  and novelties ��� MORE ARRIVING DAILY  GILMORE'S VARIETY SHOP  Cowrie Street ��� SECHELT ��� Ph. 885-9343

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