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Array Provincial Library,  Victoria,  B.  C*  SERVING   THE   GROWING   SUNSHINE   COAST  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume 23  Number 4, January 28, 1970.  10c per copy  6 day shopping  Harbor stores start March 1  Harbor businesses of G|bsons  area plan to be open six days  a week opening March 1.  This was decided at Tuesday  evening's dinner meeting of the  association at Coast Inn when  under the chairmanship Winston  Robinson, vice-president who  filled in for David Perry who  was unable to attend the meeting.  Discussion on the motion with  representatives of 20 businesses  present, ranged over various  dates for starting and ending  the six day week proposition but  J  it eventually simmered down  to omitting a' possible change  after Labor Day. This was left  for decision when * that time of  year comes along.  Some merchants maintained  that Monday was a good business day. Others who wanted  the changeover to Monday opening delayed until Easter or  May 24 agreed that the March  1 date for the change woull be  most suitable.  There has been talk for some  weeks that just as soon as the  weather   turns   towards   spring  there would be a move for Monday opening. The Harbor Business association members decided they would not wait for  further' s consideration of the  possibility. They - decided to  make' their own decision. ''  Improvement of street and  store lighting is still under consideration -of- a committee-including Frank Daugherty, Douglas Smith -and Ken Watson.  There was nothing to report .on  it at present and the ��� committee  is continuing it's,efforts to get  something underway.    .       . 1   .  School budget up 2%  This year's net school board  budget will total $1,852,690, 1.9  percent above last year's $1,--  827,260, it was revealed at Thurs  day night's school board meeting, by J.S. Metzler, secretary-  treasurer.  This budget- has provided for  no extensions. It was also announced 'that the schools are  all well equipped and have basic  supplies on hand sufficient to  carry' them for some time,  While $239,622 in excess of the  provincial government formula  the budget is down $41,990 below the provincial budget approved Nov. 15 which the board  regards as a good siign.  Just before the board started  on its budget analysis, it heard  a New Year Letter from Hon.  D.L. Brothers, minister of education; in which he maintained  all trustees would have to worK  harder to make the education  system work He urged that they  . keep budges under control. Following ,the reading of the lengthy letter trustees offered no  comment as the letter was ordered filed.  One bright spot in the budget  discussion revealed that with the  closing "down of the" shift system bus transportation was cut  by $26,000..  One point in this discussion  arose when the-matter of some  $6,000 -plus in architect fees was  discussed as an doubtful expense caused by the freeze on  construction after plans", had  been produced and then" forced  into cancellation by the freeze:  It was argued that as a result  there would be more expense in  architects fees if the projects  were revived even on a "curtailed basis by the department  of education, thus creating further fees to architects with,no  buildings yet under construction.*  As matters now stand this $6,-  000 is to be paid on a contractu^  al basis with no results, because  of the building freeze.  Another angle concerned the  Sechelt elementary school construction proposals which included preparation for an activity  hall and other appendages which  are now under a ban with classrooms   only   being   permitted.  ���V  At a" special meeting Monday  night Gibsons /council met with  the school board to discuss the  proposal ^hat: council along with  Sechelt approve the $239,022  budget byer^titlement. > ;;  tMaybrf' Wally Peterson and  aldermen * heard J.S. Mazier,  board secretary-treasurerr explain the" budget's arnd composition following: a few questions  council linferred it had enough  detail to work on, so board  members^etired^  : After* *niullihjg over budget  figures-in a general way, council within a 15 minute period  had put its approval oh the  board's request for power to  be able to go beyond its authorized budget level.  Earlier Sechelt, after consultation at its meeting Wednesday  of last week: decided it would  approve the board's request and  did so by telephone.  If Campbell River's council  has its way "the school board  budget will gb to . referendum  and Campbell. River taxpayers  will have to foot;the bill.  It appears Mayor Skip McDonald is j holding to his stubborn  stand ;not to review the school  budget because he feels it is not  the duty of council to^approve  another eleced body's budget. ?:���'  One of McDonald's biggest  beefs about the school budget is  that his council is now ^ being v*  asked, under present provincial  legislation, to approve a "budget  tihat affects people other "than ;  those governed by the council'.  Seventy nine percent of the  school1 district's population live  in Campbell River: The remain'-,  ing   21   percent   are '���>Sayward,  FIRE CHIEF'S REQUEST  Fire Chief pick Rannagef has  asked Gibsons Municipal council  to be included in discussions on  the placing . of fire "hydrants  when they are considered in  new water lines. Council agreed  that he would be informed. The  matter was brought to council's  atention by AM. Gerry Dixon,  chairman of council fire committee. ���'���''���'���    ,  Quadra and ���. Cortes. Island and  other rural area residents.  Herefis/what happened at another point on the island,:; : ^  After drastic cutting the Dis-  , trie 67 school board -approved a  1970 budget totalling $1,890,904;  which exceeds the amount the  board is permitted to spend on  its own initiative by $253,171  the Ladysmith Ghemainus Chrori  icle reports.  . Under the new provincial^ gov-  .ernment finance;v formula, the  board may make such an over-  expenditure if it receives the  consent of the councils of the  two municipalities within which  the district lies, or the ���; consent  of the ratepayers.'  The board has decided not to  submit its budget to the municipal councils so it now must  publish an advertisement stating  that it intends to spend money in  excess of the amount permitted  under the formula.; Upon publication of this advertisement, if  100 or more ratepayers petition  the school board in protest, the  board must put the question to  all of the ratepayers in the form  of a referendum, v  Last year the board's provincial budget totalled $1,645, 246 of  .which $189,246 was a similar ov-  erexperiditure: When this was  advertised, only one person protested.   _'''������_  MAY REPEAT BISTRO  Greene Court Development,  . 1970 offers thanks to those who  sent donations in-spite of being  unable to attend the Bum's Bistro at Welcome Beach oh Jan..  17 when something like $61 was  added to the court fund. It is  expected that anoher bistro will  most likely be held at a., later  date in the Sechelt area.  WALLET   LOST  Richard Chalds reports losing  a wallet containing identification papers and money. Finder  of the wallet is asked to leave  it at the Coast News as Mr.  Childs wants his identification  papers.  Committee chairmen will be:  POLICY���-Entire Board, Chairman Mrs. Kitson.  EDUCATION���Entire    Board,  Chairman Mr. Jenks.  .   FINANCE���-Mrs. Labonte and  Mr. Ganshorn.  BUILDING      GROUNDS     &v  PLANNING��� Mrs. Kitson, Mr.  Malcolm and Mr. Mulligan;  PUBLIC    RELATIONS��� Mr.  Mulligan.  PERSONEL���   Mr.    Malcolm  and Mr. Jenks.  TRANSPORTATION  ��� Mr.  Malcolm.  UNION BOARD of HEALTH���  Mrs. Labonte.  SOUTH COAST TRUSTEES  ASSN. BRANCH���Mr. Jenks Mr.  Ganshorn   (alternate).  RESOLUTION COMMITTEE���  Mr. Ganshorh and Dr. Burtnick.  > iRECiREATION COMMITTEE-  Mr. Malcolm.  The7 board! chairman is ex-of-  ficio; member of all committees.  Firebelles I!!  -The first meeting t6 form a  ladies auxiliary to the Gibsons  V.F.D. was held at the fire-hall  January 21st with fifteen ladies  present. -      '  An election of officers was  held and Mrs. Sally Dawe was  named as chairman, Mrs. Jean  Scott secretary��� treasurer, Mrs  Marilyn Rainniger, publicity,  phoning committee Mrs. Gale  Mulligan!, Mrs. Pat Muryii; Mrs.  Carmen , Dixon and Mrs. Pat  Comeau.  It was decided the group call  themselves the Firebelles, and  meet once a month  The aim of the group thus far  is to assist the firemen where  possible and to come to the aid  of any family who may lose  their home through fire.        .  no red  PRETTY JOAN BLOOM examines model-of B.C. Pavilion for Expo  70 at Osaka. Constructed by B..C Tel employees, the model is part  Of the company's display at Truck Loggers convention in Vancouver and. will be made available for '��� displays and'other functions'  throughout the province duriiig the year. Photo: B.C. Jennings  Complaints were aired at the  meeting of the district school  boarid, covering the behaviour  of motorists at the Elementary  school corner of the Sunshine  Coast Highway.  The -complaints were that  some motorists- were ignoring  the school patrol, placed there  to direct traffic during times  when most children are going to  or coming from school.  Some: board members reported watching drivers go right  through the patrol when the signal from the patrol was against  them.  The board decided to consult  the RCMP to see what could be  done and also to take up the  matter with Principal George  Cooper who desired to end the  patrol.  A letter signed by more than  20 teachers of Elphinstone Secondary school supporting the  idea that the shift system for  educating students was superior  to the ordinary all day method  was read at last week's school  board meeting. -  Board members decided to acknowledge receipt of the letter  after discussion. Trustee Wal-  terr-F:- Mulligan was all for paying -��� some attention to the tea-  Lines beneath a cut on page eight refer to pretty Joan Bloom  examining the B.C. PayHion for Osaka, Japan,, Expo ^0. The picture: above these lines reveals ^om,:Earle. of CBG .reportmg from/ ^cher's letter; as both .teachers  ParliamentHill.Definitely amixup in lines.     " ' ana"^ students:liked the split shift  '���'���������' '"-:'" *.,-'";'.-::r;'"-'" '.' ;...���_���... -. ..'.' - ,.'..'^:.'\ "���;-.. \ ���/< \. ���-., :. ^fie*1*-. He" maintained that probably the ;board?s situation was  not; explained   sufficiently   but  that sqlbngcas a garbage'collec-   "P^nGd *he  smnjg-oyer -to tea-  Sechelt council at its meeting  last week advised' Stanley; Associates Engineering Ltd.,  which are planning a ...subdivision oh- the west side ' of Porpoise Bay within the village,  that a 66 ft. access road to water would have to be provided.  - The proposed subdivision is  being engineered by Stanley  Associates for Townline Properties Ltd.  Council decided to ask the  Lions club to take over the May  Day celebration and suggested  that the club should provide a  statement of costs as a guide  for council. It was felt that coun  cil should be aware of their  gains or losses.      '  The garbage collection problem-was^ given some thought  when a letter from Bruce Emerson,   Municipal   lawyer,   stated  tor has the-exclusive 'franchise  he has the^ exclusive right. Discussion. revealed that the garb*  age collector, while being paid  $250 a month had a sweetener  in the pot, as it was described,  and that was the excess commercial accounts, which it was  chers and scholars.; Trustee Dr:  Walter Burtnick added that if the  school 'board had not made the  decision voluntarily it would  have been made by order from  the department of education.  At the December board meeting principal Tom Ellwobd and  explained   acted  as , a   subsidy    Vice-principal Don Montgomery  to keep costs low on household  garbage   pickup.   It   was   also  suggested   that   if   the   present  company dropped out the cost  of garbage collection would be  high for villagers.  Right now it was explained  the garbage collection' was a  sort of dry run for two or three  months to see what volume  would be available. Members of  council decided to let the problem ride a while as it might  work out itself.  SCEPS urges action  A meeting sponsored by the  Sunshine Coast Environment  Protection Society was held on  Jan. 23, at St. Hilda's hall, Sechelt, attended by some 40 people from communities from Port  Mellon to Pender Harbor.  The following resolutions were  passed unanimously and sent by  letter to federal and provincial  government ministers and others: 1.; Having seen the film  Rape of Santa Barbara we demand that no oil drilling be allowed in the Gulf of Georgia and  no further oil drilling for exploration purposes  in  any  British  01S 21st birthday  Columbia     waters,    inshore or  offshore. ��� .  '  2. This meeting urges the federal government take immediate steps to proclaim Canada's  sovereignty over the lands and  waters of the Arctic and authorize an immediate and far reaching scientific research program  to ensure that all possible precautions are taken to protect the  delicate balance of nature in  Northern waters and on lands  protected by perma-frost, from  all forms of pollution brought  about by man's increasing activities in those areas.  CALL FOR TENDERS  The Sunshine Coast Regional-  District is advertising tenders  in this issue of the Coast News  for construction of a water reservoir as part of the water  system now under construction  in the area from Roberts Creek  towards Davis Bay.  This month Elphinstone Chapter, OES,. comes of age, and the  fact wall be acknowledged at the  Feb. 5 meeting.  During 21 years the chapter  has raised and donated many  hundreds of dollars to the cancer project and provided hundreds of dressings of one kind  or another for cancer patients.  Twenty women have trained for  the office of worthy matron and,  with the;assistance of the worthy patron, successfully led the  chapter   through   the   business  and      social   affairs   dependent  upon them.  These have been Mesdames  Jenny Clay and Pearl Osbom,  the first two worthy patrons,  now deceased; Christine Anderson, Doris Drummond, Phyllis  Parker, Molly McColl, Hattie  Gray, Grace MacDonald, Bessie Shaw, Rachel Usewell, Edna  Fisher, Grace Cumming, Zoe  Eades, Doris Aitchison, Margaret Swan, Jo Mylroie. Betty  Wood, Kay Franske, Emily Qui-  gley and Alice Hough.  presented a well thought-out  brief on the situation and while  they favored the double shift  from an administrative and educational environment point of  view they stated that by utilizing all available space to full  capacity the school could operate on a single shift.  ..���Mr. Ellwood said the decision  was one the Board would have  to make and whatever was decided he" assured trustees that  he and his associates would  make it work and run the school  well.  At the same December meeting Mr. R.R. Hanna, district  superintendent of schools reviewed the enrolment figure and  reminded trustees that the double shift was instituted on the  basis of a projected enrolment  -which did not materialize except  as an emergency and then for  as few students as possible.  With (he addition of the new  science labs Elphinstone could  accomodate all students in the  regular manner.  CHOm CELEBRATES  The Elgar Choir of B.C. will  celebrate its 46th anniversary  at a reunion on Friday, Feb.  6, at 8 pm. in Central Presbyterian Church hall, Pendrell and  Thurlow Streets, Vancouver.  Those unable to attend are  asked to write Mrs. R.B Bell,  5814 Sumas Street, North Burnaby, so their interest may be  recorded at the reunion. Over  the years the choir has made 12  overseas tours under the leadership of Charles E. Findlater of  West Vancouver, founder and  director of the choir.  NOW IN MONTREAL  Mrs. V.H. Prewer has been  called to Montreal for a two to  three week period due to illness  of a friend of the family. Coast New^, Jan. 28, 1970.  Haw,; why, when, where, in Japan  Serving the Mt. Elphinstone district (population 6,000) of the  Sunshine Coast and the Sechelt Peninsula (population 3,000)  Phone 886-2622       P.O. Box 460, Gibsons, B*:  Published Wednesdays at Gibsons, B.C. -  Second Class mail registration number 0794. .  Member Audit Bureau of Circulation, Canadian Weekly Newspapers 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, $6.50 per year.  Under the rug!  After perusing the Throne Speech delivered in the legislature  last week and knowing that it was written on government authority  one can wonder if the writer had British Columbia of 1970 in mind  when the speech was put together.  Considering the shape of things that are important to the future  of the province and the condition in which these problems find themselves one can only wonder if they have been swept under the governmental rug.  One of these days the little man which this-government espouses so nobly is liable to.rise up and urge to be forgotten until major things which affect the province at large are settled so that  lesser governmental officials will foe able to help the little man at  their level. Perhaps fewer government surpluses and the settlement  of the many problems lurking under Victoria's rugs could be called  a logical solution. Perhaps logic is not a subject bearing the Social  Credit stamp of approval.  Fear creates  Some people even in this advanced age, are driving through' life  with their wind-screens so clouded with prejudice vand bigotry that  they are dangerous drivers, dangerous to others as well as themselves. Moreover they are seeing little of the beauties in life.  Prejudices, which have been called the stone walls of narrow-  mindedness, do not survive under honest appraisal. If an opinion  is right, it will bear the test of examination; if it is wrong, the  sooner we^get rid of it the better.  Some prejudices arise from fear. Fear of being incompetent,  of not making good, of not reaching the top of the business pyramid: these keep some people everlastingly on the look-out for critical comment or envious looks. And when we are fearful, how  easy is a bush supposed a bear. i  Criticizing people is unhealthy for the critic. He develops such  a keen scent that amid a thousand excellences he smells out a solitary defect and holds it up to mockery. He becomes a scavenger.  When Churchili^was' building a wall hie! put one' such."critic in his  place. Told that the wall was crooked', Churchill said: -"Any fool  can see what's wrong. But can you see what's right?"  Our wrong thinking about things arid mot the influx of new ideas  about things, can foe blamed for much of the trouble of our time.  The right to think for ourselves requires that we try to understand  things and how things work ratherthanclassifythemas"good"  or "bad" according to.some current guidebook to values.  The preceding paragraphs come from a recent monthly letter  of the Royal Bank of Canada and are worthy; of consideration.  COAST NEWS  5-10-20 YEARS AGO  FIVE YEARS AGO  A $197,000 sewage disposal  plan was presented to Sechelt's  council by Martin J.J. Dayton  who was commissioned to estimate costs. Mr. Dayton was  asked to attend the next council meeting to go over the figures.  A tabulation of official results  of the vote on Referendum five  and six for school purposes revealed that of the 7,500 eligible  voters, 638 actually voted of  which more than 70 percent  were in favor. <  At a Sechelt meeting of the  school board, Chairman Joseph  Horvath noted that outside of  board members in the hall there  was only one member of the  public present.  10   YEARS  AGO  Rev. David Donaldson, Gibsons Memorial church minister  announced that he has decided  to remain another year. He had  planned to retire.  Winners of a safety competition at Port Mellon CFP mill  presented St. Mary's hospital administrator with a cheque for  $455. An earlier cheque for $512  brought donations up to $967  through endeavors of employees.  15  YEARS  AGO  Taxpayers were informed by  government officials at a public meeting that under the new  equalized tax assessment act  present assessments will bft 43  percent higher than they were  under the 1941 act.  There were 43 persons at the  January meeting of Gibsons  PTA and members decideP to  hold a bazaar soon to raise money.  Hubert Evans of Roberts  Creek reports he has had two  plays accepted for production  by the CBC Radio.  Pender Harbor Community  club has decided to sponsor the  first Boy Scout troop for that  area.  A proclamation was issued announcing a vote on the sale of  liquor on licensed premises and  with meals in restaurants or  dining rooms for the Sunshine  Coast.  20  YEARS  AGO  Norman Sargent was elected  president of the Howe Sound  Farmers Institute.  Because the dog situation in  Gibsons was getting out of hand  the village council decided on a  $1 tax for male dogs and a $2  for females.  Arctic weather conditions are  causing considerable hardship  on travel by ship these days as  the result of freezing over of inlets along the coast.  FOREST ENGINEERING  Surveying, planning and building forest access roads, and  bridges in the province is the  responsibility of the British Columbia Forest Service engineering division. Its equipment includes a large and varied marine fleet as well as numerous  trucks, cars and other vehicles.  (BY HILDA LEE)  ." ��� ���   -J '������       ������'������:.. :'.���.  If you are one of the lucky  people travelling to Expo '70 in  Japan this year, perhaps I  could help you with a few hiints,  having been in.-the Orient last  year.  The most pleasant time to  arrive as regards climate is  April, May & the beginning of  June. Then the weather is cooler  & ispringlike. A. light coat is  . useful. If you have to go in July or August the weather is  hot and very humid and is the  rainy season. Wear light cottons  and cotton lingerie, no nylons,  and take a folding umbrella,  preferably -a light colored, one.  It will serve a dual purpose,  keep the rain or the sun off.  You will- find everyone carries  one in the rainy season; It is  too humid to wear a coat, even<  a light plastic one will stick to  you, but the sun is so warm  you will soon dry if you get a  little damp. "'/���;  Most women and children  wear a large shady hat. These  you, can buy very reasonably in  the department stores or sou-  venier shops about 150 yen (52  cents) so do not take up space  with one from here. None of the  nativesYteeem to wear dark glasses, they are used to the brightness, but Westerners find them  useful. ��� i;  September \&- sometimes the  typhoon month, but the weather  is cooler and not so humidi.  Take your money in American*  currency, this you can change  into -yen without difficulty; -at  the banks are special money  changing places marked as such  You will soon learn to figure in  yens: 10 yen is 3 cents, 50 yen  is 14 cents, 400 yen is $1.11 and  1,800 yen is $5. It comes in paper money and coins, most clearly marked). Ask the bank for a  little card showing the coins &  their value. You have to have  Japanese money, they will not  accept any other. s  Taxies are very numerous.'&  very cheap in. Japan. You can  .bail ��� one and if Jhe is goin^th^  opposite direction he will turn  around anywhere. Traffic rules  are very loose.  Their trams are very clean,  fast, on time and reasonable.  Some have two classes, others  just one. The stations are called  out over the loud speaker in  Japanese so it is well to learn  the name of the station before  the one you wish to get off.  If travelling in a taxi, try to  get the name of the place you  wish, to go to and come to written down in Japanese, as most  taxis drivers do not speak Eng  lish, your hotel would do this  for you.  There is a language problem  in Japan^The young people here  learn some English in school  and are very anxious to talk  to you to practice, but it is very  limited and most older people  do no understand any. In? the  department stores there are  certain ones in the^ staff who  speak English and. are usualy  marked, so if you need help  look for one of these. Of course*  at Expo itself there will be lots  of English speaking guides.   /  Good hotels and western food  are expensive, but the service  and accommodations are excellent. A 10 percent service charge  is afdded to your biM, so no tipping is needed. You can stay  at Inns and with some Japanese  families much cheaper but don't  expect all theicomforts of home.  Japanese coffee (to my taste)  is very poor, their, black tea is  palatable, clear or with a little  sugar or lemon.. Do not look  for meat as we know it. Japan is  too small to. raise cattie except  the famous Kobe beef, which is  very expensive. Shell1 fish, fish,  pork and chicken arc plentiful  and very tasty. Western food is  obtainable from hamburgers and  so on.  Liquor is expensive, but the  local beer is very good and reasonable, depending on where  you buy it; It costs from 80 yen;  on the train to 130 itm the hotels.'  Japanese drink a lot of beer  and soft drinks. Coca Cola sighs  are very plentiful.  Paper seems to be a scarce  commodity and I would advise  you to take plenty of kleenex in  your purse in public rest rooms,  paper towels are hardly ever  seen and even toilet tissue is  missing. You may be given one  very small towel for about 12  people to dry on. Don't be  too shocked if you run into a  community restroom in a public  park.  In the hotels are better rest  ; places, there are some western  style toilets but a lot of places  only have the Japanese style,  the oval type sunk into" the  floor, these can prove a bit difficult 'depending on what one is  wearing. v  Cameras, binoculars, transistors . and some watches are  cheaper in Japan but 4nost clothing #s not. Pure silk is very  costly, like everywhere else they  have synthetic materials. The  silk worm display from grub to  finished product is worth a visit.  It is in the Silk Hotel! Yokahama,  there is also 2 floors of nice lit-  Air pollution study planned  As further steps in the provincial government's anti-pollution program, the British Columbia Water Resources Service  has commissioned B.C. Research  to carry out a general study of  air pollution in the province and  an investigation into the effects  of mine and mill wastes on the  water environment, it was announced by the Hon. Ray Will-  iston, minister of lands, forests  and water resources.  The air pollution study will  be used to provide initial background for administration of  new pollution control legislation  which I reported last year would  be introduced during the forthcoming session of the Legislature, Mr. Williston said.  JB.C Research will assess the  magnitude of existing air pollution in British Columbia, based  on estimates of emission sources  substantiated by a limited number of field measurements, the  minister added.  With a scheduled completion  date of Oct. 1, the study will ibe  carried out under Dr. A.D. Mc-  Intyre, head of the B.C. Research Division of Applied Chem  istry. Dr. Mdntyre also will  prepare an information pamphlet on air pollution for general  distribution by the Water Resources Service. This should be  completed early this year.  The other study will be an investigation into the acceptability arid feasibility of discharging mine itnd mill wastes by  various methods into fresh and  salt water, and is additional evidence of the government's de  termination to exercise maximum control over any potential  pollution resulting from the existing industrial development  and development proposals in  the province, Mr. Williston said.  The aim of the investigation is  to provide scientific background  for considering the effect on environment of mine and mill  waste underwater disposal. The  study will be carried out under  the direction of Dr. C.C. Walden,  head of the research organization's division of applied biology  and is expected to foe completed  by March of this year.  B.C. Research is the research  operation of the non-profit independent British Columbia. Research council which conducts  research, development and other  technical work under contract  to sponsors in both industry arid  government It offers services  in the fields of applied biology,  applied chemistry applied' physics, engineering, economics, and  operations research.  Blake C. Alderson, D.C  CHIROPRACTOR  Post Office Building, Sechelt  TUES., WED., THURS., FRI.  10:30-5:30  SATURDAY 9:30 - 1:00  Phone  Of nee 885-2333���Res. 880-3321  tie shops in the building.  If yu are in Kobe visit the underground shopping ginza with  its over 200 stores. You wl find  most things small in Japan,  hand towels and bath mats long  and narrow. Seats on the busses  very small, made for Japanese  derrieres, - not western ones.  Train seats are roomy, but only  Japanese style plumbing in the  wash room.  :   If you db/fouy any clotning be  sure and try.. it ..on as tsizes are  ���very different from ours.  The Japanese Tourist Bureaus  are clearly marked and are  very good. If you go on tours  they will provide English speaking guides and will see that  you are met at either end of  your trip, and will help you i<n  anyway they can. Good luck and  a Happy Holiday.  *MM^#W**M  I  N. Richard McKibbin  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  MAVERICK ��� FALCON ��� FAIRLANE ��� MUSTANG  THIRDS  ft  2  i  For Personal  Service  ��.."& (MICKEY) COE  Call Collect  Bus. 266-7111  Res. 278-0874  Brown Bros. Motors  5690 Granville St.^  Vancouver 13, B.C.  s  AMO A-l SELECTED USED CARS  Winter Drug  Sale  CONTINUES  ^  PRICES IK BFF8CT UNTIL FEBRUARY 15  RIGHT GUARD ANTI-PER5PIRANT  $1.09  BRYLCRB6M, King Size  .89  BAYER ASPIRINS 100's  .67  J&JBABYP0WDER14 0Z  .79  VASaiNt8oz.  .73  ANUS0L Suppositories; 12^  $1.09  QpSIL TABLETS, 100V  $1.59  MAALOX SUSPENSION  $1.75  VIT0GBN Chewable Tablets, 100's  .99  YIT0GEN Multiple Vitamins, 250'$  $1.79  5TERIS0L, 14 oz.  $1.09  ISUPREL MIST0METER; 15 cc.  Cpughimg spasms, congestion, etc.  $2.73  REXALL DaUXE TOOTH BRUSHES  A7  PAPERMAlE PEN 'W  .77  M0DESS,48s  $1.16  K0TEX,48's  $1.16  RUSHABYE Med. 48's  $1.90  HUSHABY^ Toddler,  $1.90  GHiLERE FOAMY, 7 oz.  with K-34  -71  Many Unadvertised IN ST0RF SPECIALS  GRAND OPENING  off our Professional Pharmacy  located next door to the Gibsons Medical Clinic  SATURDAY, JANUARY 31  -  A SPECIAL GIFT for each man, woman or child  for the first 200 original Prescriptions dispensed  at our new Pharmacy             '���&.....  Kruse Drug Stores  ���'LTD.,..  GIBSONS                                                 SECHELT     <  886-2234                                 885-2238 ��� INGLIS  A wedding of interest to Gibsons & District residents took  place on Saturday January 10,  when Miss I. Daphne Inglis,  youngest daughter of Dr. & Mrs.  Hugh inglis was united in matrimony with >Mr.; Thomas W.  Yorke son of Mr. & Mrs. H.R.  Yorke of Vancouver B.C. The  Rev. J. Williamson conducted  the ceremony at Gibsons United  Church.  The bride's dressy was a full  length, enipirle waist gown of  peau-de-soie overlaid with floral  -������ TAX PAPERS  ��� lETTERS  ��� MEOICAl CERTIFICATE  ���UGAl DOCUMENTS  and other required papers  W.8M4622  mam  nnr.  lace, featuring lace sleeves and  a portrait neckline accented by  a single strand of pearls. She  wore a white net chapel length  bouffant veil and carried a bouquet of pink and white carnations.  She was attended by her sister, Mrs. H. Joyce Hubbs, as  her matron of honor, wearing  a coral pink peau-de-elegance  sleeveless, A-lined semi-formal  with a matching bouffant veil.  She carried a bouquet of pink  and white carnations, i  Mr. Robert Yorke, the groom's  brother, was best man. Mrs. M.  Freer provided the wedding mu-  ��� sic.'  The reception was held at the  home of the bride's parents for  about 50 relatives and friends.  The newlyweds left for their  honeymoon to the B.C. interior.  The bride's going away outfit  was a navy blue and Ioden green  walking suit with brown accessories. Upon returning they will  reside in Vancouver.  Out of town guests included  many friends and relatives from  Greater Vancouver, also Mrs.  Sidney Godwin, the bride's aunt  from Nanaimo and the bride's  great uncle, Mr. Walter J. Godwin of Pennant Sasfc.  ANDY  CAPP  ^ FASHi&NM^RE ���  PHONE 886-0543 SUNNYCREST PLA^A, GIBSONS  Spring Auction  RUMMAGE SAIJE OF  Articles for M^^  Phone 886-7735 or 886-7172 eves., 6 to 9 p.m.  tor donation of articles  ANOTHER WELCOME ADDITION  to our growing  of tine stores  for Indians  Reputed for FAST SERVICE  SUNNYCREST  SHOPPING CENTRE  LTD.  Highlight's of the recent meet-  - ing of the B.C. Yukon Red Cross-  Youth committee in Vancouver  contain a proposal which in  time may affect local members!  The committee is composed of-  representatives of the B.C. Teachers federation, the B.C. Parent Teachers Federation, some  government departments, school  boards, three youth members as  well as the chairman J. Ross  Hind from the department of  education.       ���"������'."  Chief items on the agenda  were the condition of the buxU  get, the directors report and a  brief from Mr. Carrol, provincial  water safety director. It is this  brief that may be of interest to  citizens of this area. '  Mr. Carroll divisional water  safety director informed the  committee of the development  between water, safey arid Red  Cross Youth. There could be a  correlation , of a project to ih-  "struct Indian children in water  safety since the children cannot  afford, the required expense.  They feel out of place and will  not participate in established  programs. Possibilities suggested Were to begin a program  /to interest the children in water;  purchase portable pools and provide instructors.  Mr. Carroll suggested that because so few Indian children  seem unwilling or incapable of  participating in present water  safety programs a separate proi  gram must be established for  thenu      .  If necessary portable pools  could be purchased and instructors hired. The proposal is directed at interior Indians who  lack suitable natural facilities  for proper insruction in water  safety. <  Portable pools are costly and  it would be a gamble to purchase such equipment with no  ���guarantee for the project's sue-  cess. If the program could be  begun without the'use of expensive equipment and be successful equipment might then be purchased, with more confidence.  Local interest becomes an important factor in the scheme.  The program could be started in  a coastal Indian community with  access to a suitable beach area.  Sechelt offers such a site and  could easily play a major role  in the development of this project if the Indian children and  parents there could be interested in the proposal.  Pork prices may  From the Economics Branch,  Canalda Department of Agriculture.  PORK: Prices can be expected to show some weakness as  domestic supplies increase.  BEEF: Prices are not expected  to show any significant changes.  EGGS: Plentiful supplies at  lower prices in the early part  of the month; prices should  stabilize toward the middle of  February.  POULTRY MEAT: Broiler and  roaster chicken will be in adequate supply at firm prices.  Supplies of turkey will be ad-  " equate at steady prices.  APPLES: Heavy supplies with  prices weak.  PEARS: Supplies of domestic  pears are light but prices will  remain steady.  POTATOES: Ample supply  with prices about the same  with some variation depending  on. types.  CARROTS & ONIONS: Good  supplies and firm prices.  RUTABAGAS:     Short supplies  arid strong prices.  HOT HOUSE CUCUMBERS:  Light supplies beginning end  of February.  Children's standard sizes catchin g on  Canada Standard Sizes for  children's clothing are catching  on, says Ron Basford; minister  of consumers and corporate affairs. -A year arid a half ago, before the Department became involved with the Canada Standard  Size program, there were only  33 licensees. Today there are 165  and applications keep conning in.  The Canada    Standard    Size  system is voluntary. Firms that  , obtain a license agree to meet  CSS specifications on any clothing they manufacture and label  as a CSS garment. The CSS label carries  the words  Canada  > Standard Size  within  a  coiled  -tape measure showing the figures of two different sized children.  Because the system is voluntary, said Mr. Basford, consumer demand will determine the  extent to which it is used. I  would urge all parents, therefore, to look for CSS clothing and  df they don't find it, to ask for it.  Measurement charts are now in  some catelogs ami are available  ^$&ohv hiy department. ��� This ^ap-  n peared in the'Coast News Aug.  27, 1969.  The _ Canada   Standard    Size  system" was  developed to help  bring some order into the chaos  of size differences in children's  'clothing. Years ago sdzes were  UNlilll SKMICES  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  8 a.m., 2nd,. 4th and 5th Sunday  Holy Communion  11 a.m., Sunday School  11:15 a.m., 1st and 3rd Sundays  Holy Communion  2nd and 5th Sunday^ Mattins  4th Sunday, Family .Service  St. Aidans, Roberts Creek  10 a.m., 2nd Sunday  Holy Communion  4th Sunday, Family Service  3 p.m., 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday  Evensong  UNITED  Gibsons United Church  11:15 a.m., Divine Service  9:30 a.m., Wilson Creek  2:15 p.m., Roberts Creek  PORT MELLON  1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays -  9:15 a.m. Rev. R. D. Morgan  2nd and 4th Sundays  7:30 p.m., Rev. Jim Williamson.  ~ BAPTIST  CALVARY BAPTIST  Park Rd., Gibsons  Sunday School 9;45 a.m.  Evening Service 7 p.m.  Phone 886-2158  BETHEL BAPTIST  Mermaid and Trail, Sechelt  121:15 a.m., Worship Service  Phone 885-9665   GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member P.A.O.C.  886-9970  Highway and Martin Road  Sunday School 9:45 a.m  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Service 7:00 p.m.  Wed., Bible Study & Prayer  7:30 p.m.  Fri., Family Night Service  Rev. B. J. With  based on age, but as every mother knows, one six-year-old is  not necesarily the same as another six-year-old. And one manufacturer's size six could be  -quite different from another's.  The Canada Standard Size system is based' on body measurements.  Parents can determine their  child's Canada Standard Size by  taking   three    of four   critical  measurements. When they buy a  garment made to CSS specifications they can be assured that  it will fit those measurements.  The advanage to consumers,  said Mr. Basford, Is that if a  garment as a CSS size^ they know  it will conform to the body measurements. There is no guesswork. It simplifies catelog and  telephone ordering, and it reduces return and exchange  Straining bodies, competitive spirit -there is powerand  glory unique among the world's demanding sports in  championship swimming". See national and international  all-star events fought out across glistening blue courses  during British Columbia's Festival of Sports. Applaud  water polo tournaments, diving, surfing, synchronized  swim displays and the incredible skills of paraplegic  water games. Traditionally the home of world calibre  swimmers, watch winners come and trophies glow in the  radiance of victory - across British Columbia at Festival  swimming sports this May. Centres: Colwood, Port  Albemi, Tofino, Vernon, Vancouver.  A   4fc  GLAD TIDINGS  Gower Point Road  886-2660  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  Morning Worship, 11 a.m.  WITH CHOm AND SPECIALS  EVENING SERVICE, 7 p.m.  Testimony and Exhortation  Tuesday      Service 7:00  With once a month Special  Evangelistic Service  -      I  Plan to participate, as player,  spectator or organizer.  Sponsored by the amateur sports  organizations and the  GOVERNMENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  Department of Travel Industry  W. K. Kiernan, Minister  R. B. Worley, Deputy Minister  MAY 16-JUNE 1, 1970  For Festival Calendar of Events write to:  BRITISH COLUMBIA SPORTS FEDERATION.  1336 West Broadway, Vancouver 9, B.C., Canada  NAME.  ADDRESS_ 4       Coast News, Jan. 28, 1970.  COAST NEWS 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.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS   ANNOUNCEMENTS  COMING EVENTS  TWILIGHT THEATRE  GIBSONS  Wed. Thur., Sun, Feb.,1  Fri., Sat. At 7, pm.  28,29,30,31  At 8 pm. ,  THE LOVE BUG  Mon, Feb. 2.  OAPO 2 pm. Social at the Health Centre.  Feb 10���Special S.P.C.A. meeting. 8 pm. St Bart's hall. All  members please attend.  Feb. 21st Tetrahedron ski club  dance Port Mellon community  hall.  ���  BIRTHS  ZARN��� Ron and Gladys (nee  Le Warne) wish to annouce the  birth of a daughter Kristina  Marie, 6 lbs. 4 oz. at Royal Columbian Hospital. Jan 22, 1970.  DEATHS ~~~~  WAULIS ��� January 24, 1970;  Hazel Elizabeth Wallace in her  59th year of 1350 West 10th Ave.,  Vancouver, and-of Gibsons B.C.  Survived by 4 sons Bruce, Burnaby Brian, Winnipeg; Bob  MeFee, Portland; Roy Bennett  Kamloops; 4 daughters, Mrs.  Norma Gaines, Mrs. Maureen  Sleep, Mrs. Sue Whiting, Gdlb-  sons, B.C.; Mrs. Joan Whieldon,  Vancouver; 15 grandchildren.  Mrs. Wallis was active in the  Gibsons Hospital Auxiliary, R.-  C.L. Roberts Creek, St mary's  Hospital Society, and the Social Credit League of B.C. Private family service was held  January 2&. Cremation. In lieu  of flowers; donations to St. Mary's Hospital, Sechelt, B.C.  Harvey Funeral Home; directors. ���  CARD OF THANKS  , I want to thank all my many  friends and relatives who were  so kind to me during my stay  in St. Mary's Hospital. And.  thank you all for the beautiful  flowers and cards. A special  thank you to Dr. Hobson and  Crosby, Rev. and Mrs. With,  Mr. Mrs. Read, and to all nurses and staff. Sincerely  Harvey  Davis  HELP WANTED  Competitive salaries offered to  career minded girls. Bank of  Montreal Gibsons.  WORKWAMIB  Mobile Home Services and Distributors. Ron Thomas, Phone  886-2728 Box 398, Gibsons.  Backhoe available. Water lines  and septic tanks installed. Ph.  886-2231 days, 886-2171 evenings.  VERNON & SON BULLDOZING  Land clearing with  clearing blade  Grading and Excavating  j Competent work, Service  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887  Do vou require bookkeeping,  statements, balance sheets, and  personal income tax? Phone  886-9331.   Beat the fall winds:. We top,  Limb, faU or put TV antennas in  trees. Insured work, done to  your satisfaction. Our estimate  mav be lower than you think.  Phone 885-2109.  FUELS  COAL & TOTEM LOGS  Don't get  caught like, you did  last year  PRATT ROAD  AUTO WRECKERS  Drumheller Lump  Drumheller Egg  Heatglow Briquettes  Phone 886-9535 -  PETS  noon Avasaoi 'aNnavaa  Phone 886-2622  MISC. FOR SAH  Duro shallow well pump, tank  and gauge. Only $.50. Phone  886-7185.  45x10 Travello Mobile Home.  Washer, drier, oversized hot  water tank, fully furnished. By  appointment only.  885-2314.  STOCK FEED  For  almost every need  Pigeon Mix���..50 lbs.  $4,00  Dog Meal Crumbles 50 lbs. 4.49.  Caged bird seed, Plain Canary  Finch   Mix,   Oat   Groats,   Bird  Rape etc.  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  886-9340  Large Duotherm heater; Jet.  well pump, large tank. 886-2566.  ��� . '  Knabe baby Grand piano. Excellent tone $1800. Call 885-2464.  '  : a���. _ : .   2 unused snow tires re-caps 6-  5.0x13. pr. $21. Ph. 886-7421.  Skis, boots, poles, jackets, golf  clubs, bag,: cart, shoes, typewriter, tools and craftsman box,  pipe threader; electric appliances, some antiques etc.  Wanted light row boat (swap)  licenced scaler; faller small1 engine mechanic wants part time  work,, Ph. 886-7731. \  ��� ���    -   ���        ���I-        ������       IIIW ���������   ������  ������      I ������      ������������������!!      *  Heater (kerosene) never used.  Electric blanket never used.  Box 1087 Coast News.  16 ft. House trailer. Propane  fridge and stove $975. Ph. 886-  2546.    - -���  Silver-blond 100% human hair  wig, professionally styled &  ready to wear. Only worn three  times $20. 886-2765.  Man's Suede leather car coat.  Brown, as new. Size 42-44 $12.  Three ladies coats. Tall size,  16-18, medium weight. Ph. 886-  2838 after 4 pm....     .  Chrome table & 4 chairs, Ironing board, Mantel radio, wheel  barrow and kitchen utensils.  Ph. 886-2541.  FARM FRESH EGGS  Also  FRUITS   AND   VEGETABLES  At Lower Prices  Pontiac  Potatoes,   50  lb.   $2.69  WYNGAERT      ENTERPRISES  Gibsons 886-9340  Oil heater; refrigerator $25;  bedstead & mattress. Phone  886-2762. y  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   Used drafting equipment���board  T square, triangles, compass  etc. Reasonable. Leave name at  886-2622.  IF IT'S SUITS - IT'S MORGANS   885-9330, Sechelt  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Ph.  885-9713, Sechelt.  SPORTING GOODS  Hardware and appliances  Where your dollar has more  cents  EARL'S IN GD3SONS  886-9600  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  1956 reconditioned (Morris, $50.  Phone 886-7292.  1963 Ford convert. 59,000 miles  mmmaculate inside and out  886-2765.  .  1952 Merc. ^ ton P.U. $195.00  Ph. 886-2546.  1969 Toyota s. wagon, 2 dr.,  std. Trans., radio, hd. rests, o/s  mirror approx. 8000 miles $1850  firm. Warren McKibbin, 987-  3640 collect.  '57 Mercury pickup with factory  canopy. Phone 886-7270.  '60 Chev 6 std. Good mechanical  condition. Offers. 886-9379 after  6 p.m.  BOATS FOR SALE  14 ft. Sangstercraft and 6 hp.  Evinrude, used 1 month. Phone  886-9658.  NOTICE  2 registered 6 week old apricot  toy poodles for sale. 886-7018.  Poodles, grooming, clipping.  Years of experience. Telephone  886-2601.  For co'mplete 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.  Jewellry   &   Watch   repair   on  premises. Sechelt Jewellers.  For membership of explosive re  quirementa contact Wiljo Wiren  selling agent, Howe Sound'  Farmers Institute, Reed Road,  Gibsons, 886-2014. Stumping "or  ditching powder, dynamite, electric or regular caps, prima-  cord, etc.  Alcoholics    Anonymous.    Phone  886-2979 or 885-9327 after 5 p.m.  COMPRESSED AIR  SERVICE FOR.  Skiridivers' and Firemen's  air tanks  SK3NDIVERS AVAELABLE  FOR SALVAGE WORK  MARINE  ACCESSORD3S  Paint, fibreglass, rope, canvas,  boat hardware  WALT NYGREN   SALES   LTD.  Gibsons, 886-9303  Advice on watering  ants  fl)R RENT  Rent or lease with option to buy  2 or 3 bedroom home. Gibsons  area. Reply box 7. Gibsons.  Mobil Home space available.  Sunshine Coast Trailer Park.  Phone 886-9826.  Waterfront cottage, 1 bedroom,  furnished.  Phone  886-2566.  Furnished suite. 1 bedroom.  Adaptable second. Centrally located. Automatic oil heat supplied.   Phone  886-9563.  One bedrom furnished duplex.  All electric, Ph. 886-9826,' Sunshine Coast Trailer Park.  1 br. all-elect, furn. log cabin  suite; R.W. Vernon Gowef Point  Road, 886-2887. ,  Clean redecorated apartments,  furnished or unfurnished, available now in Seaside Plaza. Under new management.1 Phone  886-2924 6r 886-7240.  OFFICES FOR RENT  HARRIS  BLOCK  75 to 1400 square feet. Centre of  Gibsons business area. Inquiries  invited. Contact N. R. Harris,  Hopkins Landing, Phone 886-  2861.  BEST ACCOMMODATION  IN GIBSONS  MAPLE CRESCENT  NEW DELUXE APARTMENT  1, 2, 3 bedroom apartments vacant now. FREE- heat, washig  facilities, drapes;., blinds, park-'*  ing, water, garbage collection. Colored appliances and  plumbing. Luxury living at low  cost. Phone 886-2905  Waterfront mobile home space.  Good beach area. Laundromat  under construction. Bonniebrook  Camp and Trailer Park; The  Vernons. 886-2887.  PROPERTY FOR SALE  View lot for sale, 76' x 265' deep  Centre Gibsons, fully serviced  Phone 886-2861.  Wz    lots   with 3 room   house,.  Beautiful view. $5,500 cash, or  $6,500 with $3,000 down and $75  per month. Phone 886-2395.  Gibsons ��� Cozy 1 br. furnished  home, on large level lot. Large  L.R.-DR with fireplace, short  walking distance to shops and  beach, garage $12,500. Call 886-  9609 after 3 p.m.  TEXADA ISLAND  2 level lots by store, Gillies  Bay. SEA VIEW. 10,400 sq. ft.  area for $5,000.00. Cleared.water  in. Handy to power, phone, TV  cable. Box, 60, Gillies Bay."  Ph: 486-7433.  MOBILE HOMES  10x50 2 bedroom Sierra-Kit with  washer & dryer. Ph. 886-2672.  CONSTRUCTION  GULF BUDLDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt.  Phone. 885-2283  Everything tor yout  building needs  "Holiday Home Exchange"  for information about rent  free holiday. Write: Box 444,  West Vancouver. B.C.  MacGREGOR PACIFIC  REALTY LTD.  777 Hornby St. 688-3501  Vancouver  JACK WARN, 886-7244  886-2681 (ev.)  MORTGAGES   _^_  Will buy for cash small mortgage or agreement for sale, reply box 1086 Coast News.  By A. R. BUCKLEY  Plant Research Institute,  Ottawa  How often ~and how much  should I water my plant? Is  a question asked frequently  and one which is almost impossible to answer, correctly  without adequate knowledge of  many: facts. :~  Most plants should be watered at intervals of from 'every two or three days to once  a week during winter. Certain  plants have different requirements but Itfiefer usually fa31  within this  range. -. '  Frequency of watering should  be based upon keeping the soil  uniformly  moist.   This is   rel  atively  easy   to accomplish   if  the soil drainage-is perfect because it is then difficult to ov-  erwater.-  .;.        ....     .  ���Jn pot culture of plants, many things can be done to provide good drainage and a well  oxygenated soil!, so essential  for plant growth. First there  must-be a hole in the bottom of  the pot. or container. A plant  in a pot which does not allow  excess water, to escape must  be watered oh" a trial and er- -  r.or basis, usually; less /frequently than it need/s, to avoid over watering. This metihojd  might result in. the decline .and  finally the /death of the',plant.  The drain hole in the pot can  be kept open by placing a bro-  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE  PENDER HARBOUR: Electricity heats this fully insulated 2  bdrm. bungalow. Ideal summer  home near public marina. 500'  Hwy. front, community water  and mostly levels cleared ter-.  rain makes this near 2 . acres  right for some S/D. Terms on  $13,000. F.P. '  WEST SECHELT: Country estate for large family.'4 bdrms.,  full cone, .bsmt., bright 'kit.,  fireplace, carport, heated workshop, etc., etc. On 2 acres  fenced and level with garden  and trees and fishing stream  thru'. Excellent value at $27,000.  F.P. Terms. Call DON TAIT  883-2284  SECHELT: Desirable level acreage near school etc. 2 bdrm.  home livable buy requires some  finishing. A terrific buy at $14 -  000. on low down payment 8%.  Near new 3 bdrm. home on  cleared one-half ac, part bsmt.  attractively decorated thru'out  Terms on $22,000.  GIBSONS: Older view .home  consissting of 2 bdrms. large  living and dining room, kitchen  and utility. Terms on $12,400.  Buy now! Retire slater! Cozy 3  room cottage close to shops P.O.  and beach, level. Only $3,000.  down on low full price of $9,000.  Are you looking for a modest  house at a reasonable price?  We are offering a clean 2 bdrm.  cottage with nice cab. kitchen  and attractive view living room,  bath and utility, lge view lot  in excellent location. Try YOUR  down payment on $13,900.  K. BUTLER REALTY /''  & Insurance  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  GIBSONS��� Retirement home.  Close to shopping and beach.  Many extras���double windows,  built-in range, washer dryer and  drapes included. All rooms spacious and tastefully finished.  w/w carpet in living room and  masterbedroom. Expansive view  of Howe Sound and North  Shore.   F.P.   $17,500.���   Terms.  1189  Gibsons ���Three room' cottage.  Excellent corner lot with splendid view. Near stores and  schools. D.P. $3,000.���reasonabr  le terms on balance.  1413  ROBERTS CREEK��� Large level residential lot. Well located  on paved road and water ine.  $3,500.  1308  Agencies Ltd.  Realty & Insurance  Gibsons Sechelt  Marine Drive Cowrie St.  Box 369 Box 155  886-7015 885-216J  Call C. R Gathercole  Phone 886-7015.  Peter Smith  Phone 885-9463.  Member Multiple Listing Services of Vancouver Real Estate  Board.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE BEST SELLERS  DUPLEX���Upper & lower one  2 Bdrm - one 3 bdrm. full plumb,  now, rented, Pt. Mellon Hwy.  F.P:  $7,525 cash.  . 886 2481  2 BDRM HOUSE^-HiUcrest Rd.  Large living room and combined  Kitchen, Pemb. 4 j>c. Bath,'utility room. Electric^ Heat, car  port-, stucco finish F.P.  $12,500  886 2481  lYz ACRES���On Village water,  126' frontage F.P. $3,000 Terms  available.     ���  886-2481  Waterfront, property,: Lower  Road, Roberts Creek: More than  four acres of park like timber-  land, with, stream. About an  acre at waterfront cleared, with  large and small cottages. Steps  to delightful beach: Asking $34,-  000, terms possible with good  cash payment  886-2481  Fronting on Sunshine Highway  3.3 acres, mostly cleared, with  cottage and other buildings  Something here for the handyman, full price only $8,500, try  your offers for terms  ,'/���';���     886-2481  One bedroom house, suit couple br bachelor. Hillcrest Road.  Neat and compact, fully serviced, electric heat. $9,000 FP  886:2481  MEMBER, MULTIPLE  LISTING SERVICE  LISTINGS  WANTED     :  Representing Zurich arid  Western Union Insurance  Mr. Crosby Mr. White  Eves. 886-2098       Eves 886-2935  Richard F. Kennett  Notary Public^  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Real Estate & Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C. Ph. 886-2481  SEEING IS BELIEVING: Modern 3 bdrm, well planned family home with large kitchen and  24'xl3' panelled L.R. w/open  stairway ,off L.R; lip to study.  Full concrete basement; Close  to beach. Priced for quick cash  sale,  full price-only, $18,000  GIBSONS: Compact 2 bdrm.,  cean comfortable, and warm  home with spectacular ^ view.  Would lend itself to enlargement. Full Price, $13,900 with  terms.  SELMA PARK: Large 5 bedroom family home with 2 revenue cottages and triple carport.  150 ft. Highway frontage. Interior' nicely reHfinished. A/oil  heat. Basement rec. room with  bar. Full Price $25,000., cash to  ROBERTS CREEK: 2 level semi waterront lots on paved highway���two minutes to public bathing beach. Each lot approx.  64'x200\ A most desirable property, Full Price $6,000.  each.  MEMBER ��� MULTIPLE  LISTING SERVICE  EWARrMcMYNN REALTY  Notary Public^  Box 238 : Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2248  E. McMynn, 886-2500  Do Wortman, 886-2393  Vince Prewer 886-9359  Mrs. L. Girard, 886-7760  ken. piefee of pot over the hole,  concave , side, downward, and  with smaller pieces of pot,  stories,^ or gravel on top: Specially . designed plastic pot  drains are -also available for  the purpose;.    \ ,���  The. composition of the potting soil--, .determines the amount of air space contained  and; also how quickly water  permeajtesthej /soil.,, A , loosle  ���open soil"will! drain very quickly and will always have;;spme  air. space as long as'thete is  ah open holei\ Porous .soil: will  never become packed down by  repeated watering. 'AP- general  potting mixture of one part  peat or milled isphaghum moss,  one part good garden loam  and on�� part clean sharp sand  is a good growing medium for  most plants.-  Garden loam is an undefined  variable term that generally  refers to a soil that, when wet,  clings together if squeezed in  the hand, but corneas apart  quickly when the tension is relieved; It should not form a  sticky; mass. Sand; should; be  uniformly coarse arid hot fine.  The addition. of perlite as part  of the volume of sand may be  necessary -if the sand is from  a' lake or of'poor  quality.  There are many ways of telling when a^plant needs, water.  Researchers at the Plant. Research institute, who need to  be more exact in their water  applications, >use a special  moisture indicating instrument.  Some gardeners merely feel  the soil, others know by the  light color of dried-out earth.  Sound clay pots tapped .sharply  with the knuckles will ring  like a  bell  if they are dry.  Many people water their  plants too often. Thinking to  avoid the problem, some actually leave their plants in a pan  of water at all times. The following information on how of-  jten plants should., be watered  will apply to plants that have  been provided with good drainage   and  a  good   compost.  Established African violets,  .say those in four-inch pots,  growing in a peat compost and  in a room of normal .winter  home temperatures, should not  need watering more often than  once every four days. Succulents like the thick-leaved jade,  plant, aloes, crassula and various types of cacti may remain in good health without being ��� given water ior a month  to six weeks. In fact, desert  cacti benefit from being given  a rest period from December  to the. end of March with no  water at all. /Foliage plants  such as dieffenbachia, philo-  dendron,; pothbs, the Chinese  evergreen, aphelandra and pe-  peromia in humusy soil need  watering about every three  days:  Leaves give you some good  indications. Plants with large,  thin, soft leaves use more water than those with hard, waxy leaves. Sansevieras, for  instance, can go for long periods without water, but coleus  plants wilt very quickly. Check  your plants every morning and  do not allow them to wilt.  Don't go to an extreme -in wa-  ering  to prevent wilting.  Finally, when you do water,.  give your plants a thorough  soaking. A little water every  day is not good. Water well  and let the plant dry out before you soak it again.  PLASTIC BEE HIVES   y  Plastic hives���polystyrene to  be completely accurate���make  dandy homes for alfalfa leaf-  cutter bees. Dr. G.A. Hobbs of  the Canada Agriculture Researcn  station at Lethbridge, Alta.,  has also learned that light blue  with black or- green background  attracts more bees to the hive.  An additional, bonus, says Dr.  Hobbs, is that the bees work  longer hours in the polystyrene  nests than in wooden ones.  JOBS  ARE VARIED  Many and varied are the jobs  and responsibilities of,the British Columbia Forest Service.  Its principal operation fields are  management, protection, inventory, research, reforestation an  engineering. -������.������ Don't forget your license plates  A FISHY STARE is what Vince Penfold, curator at the Vancouver  Public Aquarium is getting, as he drains, fluid from the infected  eye of a skillfish. Relieved of its discomfort our fmny friend was  splashing around in its display tank in the>H. R. McMillan Tropical  Gallery, within seconds.   , ^ i  4  -Op  The oldest established business in the West Howe Sound  area held; its annual meeting  Wednesday night of last week in  Sunshine Coast Regional  District  Contract Nq.. 28.3.5  .; for.���  Construction of Reinforced  Concrete -Reservoir        >  Sealed tenders clearly marke  * 'Tender for Construction of  Reservoir'V%ill be received by  the undersigned up to 4 pm.  local timev^f Feb. 12, 1970 and  will be opened in public at that  time arid date.  Cbritracts, dbcunientsv a ad  drawings may be obtained at  the office of either the undersigned or Dayton arid Knight,  consulting engineers, 1865 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, B.C.  The lowest or any tender will  riot necessarrly be accepted.  C. FY Gooding, Secretary,  Sunshine Coast Regional  District  .  R.R. lv Sechelt, B.C.  United Church hall when El-  phinstone Co-op reported to its  members on cits financial posi-  tion. The Co-op is 53 years old.  It was- decided by directors  and approved by the meeting  that. a dividend of four percent  be paid. -The financial, report  showed an improvement over  last year and was declared  satisfactory by voting members^  The dividend - is: up one percent from last year. This will  mean that some members can  purchase food fpr up to a week  period with the aid of their  four .percent., dividend.  Members thanked the directors for their work during the  year and re-elected Directors  Henry Smith and Ed. Kullanderr  Norman Peterson was winner of  the door prize.  RANGER SCHOOL  The British Columbia Forest  Service operates its own training school :��� for forest" rangers.  The school is located at Green  Timbers in *Surrey and provides  specialized academic and practical instruction.       v        '  Support your own Community Business  ELPHINSTONE CO-OP  ;Be a partner in the only Publicly Owned Business  JOIN NOWf  CONGRATULATIONS  Kruse Drug Stores Ltd.  On Hie opening of (heir Prescription Pharmacy  next to the Medical Clinic  DICK BLAKEMAN  PAINTING  is serious m  areas  Thefts and vandalism at British Columbia logging operations  are soaring as increasing thousands of outdoor enthusiasts use  the industry's logging roads for  free access to forest lands.  One forest products company,  . MacMi&lan Bloedel Limited, reports that thefts and wanton  vandalism have; cost the company and its employees about  $100,000 within, recent years. Other companies are experiericiiig  the same problems. '"'  The MB spokesman said that  in 1969 thefts and vandalism had  cost the company more than  $21,000. But almost one-third of  these losses had occurred during  September and October, the opening of the hunting season.  Last year 34 power saws, each  costing from $250 to $400j were  stolen, along with a number of  $1,200 portable radios, a 25-ton  capacity hydraulic jack and air  compressors valued at about  $280 each. ' '    .:."..  Blasting powder, blasting caps  and fuses up to 500 feet in length  have been taken and these constitute a danger to the public  when,taken back to homes in  B.C. communities.  Fire extinguishers and first-aid  kits have been stolen which  could lead to runaway forest  fires or possibly loss of life if  their disappearance is not noticed before a fire or an acc>  dent occurs.  Wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers  loggers rain clothing and gear  owned by employees, tarpaulins,  truck batteries, flashlights, even  1,500 to 2,000 -candlepower floodlights used: for night logging  have been carried away. Whole  drums of gasoline containing up  to 45 gallons have been stolen. f  In one case a tire and wheel  was taken from a logging crew  bus, in another an eight-man  tent measuring 10x12x16 feet  vanished.     -,  : At one logging ./division jneaifcv.  Port Alberni half a day's proV  duction was lost because vandals  dumped the fuel stored m the  area and then drained the fuel  tanks of the yarders arid loaders  and loosened cables supporting  the heavy equipment.  In another, instance vandals ~  took small timber toters used to  haul' logs, staged a rodeo in the  woods, smashing the vehicles  into one another. Drums of fuel  and the exhaust mufflers oh logging trucks were punctured with  bullet holes.,  This sort of senseless behavior could lead to placing guards  and patrols at the logging division, said the MB spokesman.  This would be a shame since it  would interfere with the very  freedom the public want when  they head for the forests to escape ciy life.  The 1970 license plates have  been on sale since January 5 at  Gibsons and Sechelt Municipal  offices. All vehicle owners will  have until February 28th to renew their licenses. Persons who  operate on,- or after March 1st.  1970 without displaying the 1970  license plates will be subject to  prosecution.  Traditionally, ��� license offices  are faced with heavy volumes  of customers from Feb. 20 to  28. Motorists are urged to renew their license plates v: prior  to Feb. 20 wherever possible  and they will find' that toy doing so they will save theroselves.  considerable' 'time and delay  which they might encounter  later at the busy license offices.  The license' plates which will  be issued in 1970 will remain on  UIC news  Q. I have just been appointed  administrator of a,new hospital  and would like to know whether  our employees should be making  Unemployment Insura nee contributions? V  A. If ypur hospital' is run for  profit, then the employees must  be covered. You should contact  the nearest UIC office and register the hospital as an employer. All necessary information  and records will be sent you at  .once. ...... ,,        :''.". ''"  If it is as a non-profit organization^ then- the employees  would not normally be covered.  1 However, if your board of directors agrees that it would be  desirable, you could make special application for coverage:  Your letter of application should  be addressed to the nearest UIC  _ Office; ���/-.;,���:.-,..;        V- ;V. V.-7 ���. ��� '���  Q. I eriiplby one man steadily  and another one. for just part of  the year. Can I use the bulk payment method to handle ^contributions for both of them?  A. Yes, and there are considerable administrative advantages in doing so. ^you could use  this new method even if your  total work force amounted to on-  ^ly one; .part^irie,, employee.  Q. I am thinking of retiring  next year, at the age of 58. If  so, will I be able to draw Unem^  ployment Insurance.. and for  how long?  A. If your retirement is voluntary, you may be subject to a  disqualification period of up to  six weeks, for leaving your em-  ployent without just cause.  If you have been contributing to  the U.I. Fund for two years without interruption up to the time  you leave, you will be entitled  to draw benefit for up to 52  weeks���less whatever, disqualification has been imposed. However, during the whole period  you must be ready to accept  any suitable work that is offered  to you.  men  visit Gibsons  Don Benson of New Westminster, field director of the B.C.  Sports Federation, was a Gib-l  sons visitor Thursday, calling at  The News office eh route back  to his home from a meeting in  Powell River.  Mr. Benson is actively preparing for the first annual British Columbia Festival of Sports  which will be observed all over  the province from May 16 to  June 1.   ���   ��� /"���'  "Success of the Festival is already assured," said Mr. Ben-  sori. "Response has been far beyond our original expectations  and I sincerely hope that Gibsons residents will make early  plans for participation in the  1971 Festival during our next  "centennial celebrations."  NEVER���ENDING JOB  . A big and never ending job  in the B.C. Forest Service is  research. This division works  for, all facets of the service and  is involved in the cultivation, improvement of tree species and  continually searches for better  methods-for more efficient forest operations.  the vehice for three years but  the license will have to be renewed in 1971. and 1972 and in  those years a decal will be supplied at the time that license  fees are paid.-The decals will  need to be applied to the ap-  proproate license  plates.   With  the advent of the 1970 license  plates the issuance of special  license numbers will be discontinued.  It has been the policy carried  out by the Motor-Vehicle Branch  since December 1st, 1968 that all  persons convicted of the Criminal Code offences which involve  driving after consuming alcoholic beverages will be suspended  for a period of at least one  month on the first offence. Subsequent - offences could lead to  longer periods of suspension.  There has been no deviation  from this policy, that is, no per-  ' sons so convicted have been allowed . to drive for business purposes during that suspension  period.  This- policy has v been spelled  out before but it is repeated  here so that motorists might be  aware of    consequences    they.  face. This is a harsh step but  the percentage of persons who  have been drinking and who become involved in serious traffic accidents is very high.  TRIBUTE FOR VOLUNTEERS  Deputy Chief Constable Tom  Stokes, Vancouver police department will deliver a tribute  to the thousands of volunteer  leaders in' the Vancouver-Coast  Region, Boy Scouts of Canada,  at their annual family dinner  at the Pacific National Exhibition Shpwmart building on Mon.  Feb. 2." Dinner coinmences at  6:30 pm. -  Deputy Chief Stokes is a former member of the 21st St, Mary's Scout Troop in Kerrisdale.  CIRCULATE PETITION  Petitions covering private  members' bill C91 in the house  of commons are being circulated in this area on behalf of  fishermen. The' bill seeks to  place a ban on foreign vessels  fishing within limits of the continental shelf in the Atlantic and  Pacific oceans. Petitdns are  posed at some stores in the  area. .'  ��� '��� ".  m^********^^*^^***^^^^**'  CONGRATULATIONS  Stores Ltd,  On the opening of their Prescription Pharmacy  next to the Medical Clinic  6ERALD smith  GBTOAL C0HPRACT0R  ^**^^^*^^^^^^^^^^^^^^WW^^^^W^^^^^^^W^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^��*��*^^��^^^^��^*  congratuMtIons  Kruse Drug Stores Ltd.  0h the opening of their Prescription Pharmacy  next fo the Medical Clinic  BILL McPHEDRAN  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING  f^To say that advertising makes people buy  is nonsense. Advertising can't reach into  somebody's pocket and take the money.  It informs and persuades.  - i  s - ...  It encourages us to spend and save.  It opens up a wider choice for all of us.  And isn't that what our free,  competitive economy is all about? J J  Prof. W. H. Poole  School of Business  Queen's University  For the full text of Professor Poolo'a remarks on advertising, write to the Canadian Advertising  Advisory Board, 159 Bay Street, Toronto 116, Ontario. W* work for better advertising. Coast News, Jan. 28, 1970.  Point of law  (By, a Practicing Lawyer)  Gift tax: What is the rate and  how to minimize it? The person  making the gift is the donor and  the person receiving it is  termed the donee. The tax is  paid by the donor. Unlike income tax, the person who receives the funds does not pay a  tax on them. The amount of tax  is a percent of the value of the  gift and rises on a sliding scale  from a minimum of 12 percent  to a maximum of 75 percent.  Gifts to any donee are exempt  up to a maximum of $2,000 in  any one year. Therefore, a donor may make any number of  tax free gifts in a year, to any  number of donees provided he  does not give any one of them  more than $2,000.  All gifts between.husband and  wife are tax exempt.  (Copyright)  Gift tax is cumulative. The effect of this is that donor must  keep a ���record of all his gifts-rvalue in excess of $2,000 per person. Over the years the taxable,  amounts (over $2,000) are added  together and this cumulative total determines the tax rate, for  any taxable gifts made in the  current year.  For example,  if  donor gave $10,000 per year in  taxable gifts, by the 20th year  would have a cumulative gift total of $20,0(Kh If he gave another  $10,000    in the    21st    year, he  would pay tax at the maximum  rate   of 75    percent. In    other  words, it would cost him $7,500  to give $10,000 away. AH of which  illustrates  (without meaning to  appear, irreverent)that it is  more blessed to receive- than to  give, when it comes to gift tax.  All TOES  G��MERAL REPAIRS  Small jobbing, Clearing, etc.  COASTAL C0HSTRUCTI0N  886-7421  CANADIAN PWWu*  Serving the Sunshine Coast  ' with reliable and economical  Cooking, Heating and Hot Water  FREE ESTIMATES  Box 684, Sechelt  Fathers watch Guide meeting  The Jan. 7!th meeting-of the  Sechelt auxiliary to Brownies  and Guides was held at the  home of Mrs. Joan Janiewick  and Fairy Godmother ingrid'Uti-  derhill, reported the .Christmas  party of the First, Sechelt Brownie Pack took the formi of a  Father Daughter party.  Fathers were served coffee,  while girls went through the  routine they observe during regular meetings, then the fathers  participated in Guide games  with their daughters. The grand  finale was Santa ClauS arriving  with gifts for all the Brownies,  after which they were served  refreshments.  It was noted by members that  Thinking Day will be held on  Sun., Feb. 22 in Sechelt's Legion hall. Thinking Day commemorates the birthday of Lord  Baden-Powell, founder of the  Guiding and Scouting movement.  This year^ in^place of a Mother and Daugfiter banquet for  guides   and  brownies,   a   Fun.  Night is being planned for the  girls  and  their  mothers.-This  event will consist of a program,  in which all the packs will participate, following"which" refreshments will be served. The tentative date for this event is Feb.  .23.;.:'. .    .-/;r/-- ::--^J'0\:'" . ������   '  Brown Owl of the 1st Sechelt  Brownie Pack, Donalda Sigouin,  has requested leave of absence,  which was granted^with regret.  During Mrs. Sigouin-s absence,  Mrs. Rose    Rodway will take  over as vBrown Owl, with Mrs.  ,Mary Flay as Tawny Owl. The  Next meeting of the Auxiliary  will be held on Feb. 4 at the  home of Mrs. Peggy Conner.  UBC   OPEN  HOUSE  This year the University of  British Columbia will be throwing its doors open to the public  March 6 rind 7 for Open house  70. Open House is a triennial affair at UBC and this year's Open House promises to top all previous, ones.  rAJHION NEW/  MOTHER'S PET by Claire Belldoes the kind of look that makes  you wish they could stay young forever. Demurely styled little  girl dress in a dainty print of all-cotton.  TASEUA SH0PPE  FOR YOUR YARDGOODS ��� Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9331  MAY'S SEWIKG CENTRE  Yardgoods, Drapery, Simplicity Patterns, White Machines  Phone 885-2313  GILMORE'S  VARIETY  SHOP  SEWING NEEDS, BUTTERICK PATTERNS���Sechelt, Ph. 885-9343  HOWE SOUND 5r 10, 15 CENT STORE  Gibsons���^ Ph. 886-9852    :  For All Your SEWING NEEDS, SIMPLICITY PATTERNS  0. G. DOUGLAS VARIETY & PAINTS  McCall's Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies  Sunnycrest Plaza, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2615  WANTSOMETHINGDOME!  You'll find the help wu mi  bi the directory  MICKIE'S BOUTIQUE  Specializing in  Permanent Florals  Sechelt, B.C. Phone 885-2339  In the Benner Block  OPrOMETRiSt  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENT*  886-2246  JOHJf 5 WOODWORKING  All types of cabinets  ' SHOTOOOM  Old Telephone Building  Sunshine Coast Highway  ������: Gibsons *  Phone 886-7211  AQ0N SiCTRIC LTD.  RESIDENTIAL  INDUSTRIAL  MARINE WIRING  SPECIALIZING IN  HEATING  886-7244  SECHEIT TOWIMG cS SALVAGE  '/���������    SCDW^   ^ \ iOGS-:.-;;1.'  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  PIrono 885-9425  HADDOCKS CABANA MARINA    SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  Cycle Sales & Service  now available at  NUTS & BOLTS  ON THE WHARF  All  Models Available  All Electric Cabins  Boat Rentals  Launching   Ramp  MERCURY OUTBOARD  Sales & Service  Marine Ways ��� Repairs  Madeira  Park  ��� Ph.   883-2248  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything for your building  needs   ���  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  Phone 886-2808  TWIN CREEK LUMBR  & BWLDING SUPPLIES Ud.  Everything for your building  needs  Free'Estimates  OOAMSKrE FUHHTUK  &  CRAKE TRUCK SERVICE  12H ton cap.  Phone Jim Lockhart 886-2353  Martin Higgs, 886-7424  Custom buflt cabinetry for  home and office  KITCHEN SPECIALISTS  R. BIRKIN  Phone 886-2551  Beach Ave., Roberto Greek  LAND SURVEYING  ROY &WAGENAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robsons  St:  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9143  ,   Zeriitli 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  SUNSHINE COAST SKVICE Lfd.  Wilson Creek  Phone 885-9466  Auto Glass Replacement  a Specialty  COLLISION REPAIRS  24-Hour Towing ��� Ph. 886-2811  Latest Equipment for  Frame & Wheel Alignment  GIBSONS MARINE SERVICES Ud.  at ESSO MARINE  Gas, Diesel Repairs, Welding  EVINRUDE SALES  O.M.C. Parts and Service  Phone 886-7411  PRK AST CONCRETE  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations ���Drainage  Water/lines, etc.  Business Phone   886-2231  Home phone 886-2171  BIU MtPHEORAH  Electrical Contractor  Free Estimates .  886-7477  M/T CONSTRUCTION  GENERAL CONTRACTORS  on the Sunshine Coast  Custom Home Builders  Mike Thomas ��� 886-7495  Cliff Hanson ��� 886-2704  Write Box 709, Gibsons, B.C.  VILLAGE STORE  GIBSONS  Phone 886:7460  Always a fresh stock of  Groceries, Meats; Confectionery  SHOP FROM 10 lo 10  7 DAYS A WEEK  GRAVEL & EXCAVATING  BOD LEE  MADEIRA PARK, B.C.  Phone 883-2412 or 883-2265  NEED A  PASSPORT  PHOTO?  The Coast News  -., jean Jake jf r|  -L - : for you ������������'���'  Phone 886-2622  HANSEN'S TRANSFffi Ud.  Serving  the  Sunshine Coast  General Freight from  Vancouver to all points  -Heavy Hauling  Furniture Moving  Warehouses: Gibsons 886-2172  Sechelt 885-2118  VERNON & SON BULLDOZING  -''^'LAND' CLEARING  LOGGING EXCAVATING  ROAD  BUILDING  ; Free Estimates  l. .        ..:;,;;        .^   -. ��� .     -   ���   - -  ���-      ��� ���  t   .  I, Service and . Sa tisfaction  j,-������'���������;    '   Guaranteed   ���    :  ������! Phone 888-2887  SHEP S TOWING & HAULING  24 HOUR SERVICE  Phone 886-2301 or 886-2448  1 mile west of Gibsons on Hiway  Roomy Parking, Plenty  of Water  Large Recreation Area '  Bus Passes Park Site \  Phone 8864)826  K-BWBMK  PORTABLE  Phone 886-7042/  Serving the Sunshine Coast  MOMffiON EUC1RJC  Now Serving^  the Sunshine Coast  with  Quality Wiring  Phone 886-2690  FREE ESTIMATES  A COMPLETE PLUMBPJG  SHOP ON WHEELS  Phone 886-7017 or 886-2848  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  :   SALES ft SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R.R.1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2116  TASELLA SHOP  Ladies ��� Mens ��� Childrens  Wear ��� Yard Goods ��� Wool  and Staples ��� Bedding  Linens  Dial 885-8331 Sochelt, B.C.  SK0TTE BULLDOZING Lid.  ��� ROAD GRADING  ��� LAND CLEARING  ��� ROAD BUILDING  Phone 886-2357  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION ft  MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Used Refrigerators for Sale  Phone 886-2231  From \> a.m. to 5:30 p.m  Res. 886-9949  SIM ELECTRIC Ltd.  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERVICE Ltd.  Machine Shop  Arc & Acty Wielding  Steel Fabricating ':��� x  Marine Ways-  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  ?���     Phone 886-7721 J  Res.   886-9956 ��� 886-9326  COPPIHG MOTORS Ltd.  x-'[-"-x\/authorized5;' ���  Sales & Service Dealers  ���.^^V'.::iiair'/'../'.  VOLKSWAGEN  International Trucks  Honda Motorcycles  Sportsman Canopies  Pain-Top Canopies  Starcraft Boats  Sportsman Boats  Parts? We Stock 'Em!  Sechelt ��� 885-2812  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER FOR  PHIUPS  ZENITH  FLETW00D  RCAVIQ0R  SALES ft SERVICE  To aD Makes  Phone 886-2280  PARKINSON'S HEATING Ltd.  Gibsons  ESSt OIL FURNACE  N   Down Payment ��� Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliance*  for Free Estimates call 888-2798  I  EXPERT REPAIRS  ��� to  ��� AUTOMATIC WASHERS  ��� AUTOMATIC DRYERS  ��� DISHWASHERS  Factory Trained on all Makes  also /  VACUUM CLEANERS  NUTS   &   BOLTS  Ph. 886-2838  PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  (Formerly Rogers Plumbing)  >r tfecbelt Highway ft Pratt Rd.  ��ALES & SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates'  Phone 886-9533  A. E. RITCHEY  FOR RENTAL  Jacks, Pumps  Concrete Vibrator  Phone 886-2040  C & S SALES  For all your heating  requirements  Agents for  ROCKGAS PROPANE  Also "Oil Installations  Free Estimates  FURNITURE  Phone 885-9713  UN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ud.  Household Moving ift: Storage  Complete Packing '  Packing Materials for Sale  Member Allied Van Lines ���  Phone 886-2664 ���- R.R.1 Gibsons  Mileage is Our Business  .���..���...���.;:.:.v ....'.,-.. at  Gibsons SHELL Service  ay Top   Quality   Shell   products  ��� Lubrication and Oil  Changes  '*) Complete Motor Tuneup  ��� Complete Brake Service  ��� Tire Sales & Service  ��� Muffler Repairs  ��� General Maintenance  ��� Complete    Auto    Accessories  ��� All Work by Experienced Personnel  ��� Automobile  Assoc.   Emergency Service  24-HOUR TOWING  SERVICE  GIBSONS SHELL SERVICE  Phone 886-2572  Emergency 886-9390 Congregations hear boys  Three Gibsons members of the  B.C. Older Boys Parliament outlined their experiences at. the *  recent' session of parliament in  Victoria, at Sunday morning's  iservice    in   ��� Gibsons    United  church,   Rev.   Jim Williamson,  minister.  The young  men were  Wolf  gang Buckhorn, Roland Kerbis  and Don Smith. They also spoke  at the other points in the charge,  speaking in all at four services.  inggces,g ��� gcttvauaeet -  Wolfgang explained it was the  aim of the Older Boys Parliament to hold junior parliaments  ;3n various parts of the province  during the year.-  Howie Lee  886-9595  "WW��TWMMHHmimHHMWm<fwm'  Len Htggs  885-9425  ��M��MmMinM��MM��r��WwyiW��w������w����  ��� >.*> t i>mi..>��wwt��Mt^ii..i<it^    y::::::*  ~..i-��.itvw������t.T^w**..  INTERNATIONAL TOWBOAT LTD.  Towels ���r Face Cloths ��� Dish Towels, eta  :^   NEW SHIPMENT RECEIVED  Saturday; February  Get your Valentines ami Gifts NOW  We Carry REEVES Artist Supplies  Open SIX DAYS per week  Monday ��� Saturday  9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  (Friday to 9 p.m.)  GILMORE'S VARIETY SHOP  885 9343  SECHELT  PARTNER CHAIN SAW APPOIHTMWT  In keeping with new. management decision to obtain the  very best sales and service outlets for the distribution of  Partner Products of Sweden, L.B. PoppeU, President of  Scandia Power Ltd. of Vancouver, Western Distributor of  Partner chain saws is pleased to announce the appointment;  of EARL'S AGENCIES, Gibsons, Phone 886-9600, as exclusive  area dealer of all Partner Products.  PAUL  ST. PI ER R E, M P  COAST-CHKLCOTIN  Private members' -public, bills,  to give them their full-and seldom-used title are not as important in .parliament as they ^may  seem at a distance.  They are entered on the order  paper in scores early in a session, but only a few will ever  be debated. The last hour of the  afternoon sittings which is set  aside for considieraion of these  bills Jdoes not provide time for  the hearing of many of them.  A few days after a session begins, all private members, bills  and notices of motion are  dropped in a hat. They are then  listed in the order <Jrawn. By  the luck of the draw, 20 or so at  the top of the list wi)ll be de-  bated.-'"':. ','���  The rest will be paragraphs on  paper, nothing more. In the  course of the session, more private members will introduce  more bills to the list. These  have, not the slightest hope of  being debated. The only purpose  served is that the member is  permitted about three sentences  of explanation of his bill when  he introduces it. This may add  a drop of publicity to whatever  cause he is^ espousing!. I  r        ;:  There are further obstacles to  legislation by private members.  They may .not introduce money  bills, for instance. .Only cabinet  members may .introduce bills  committing government to spend  ��� money.. .���'���''���'���  But the greatest obstacle of  all to the passage of any private-  member's bill or motionis the  parliamentary tradition    which  establishes the cabinet as the;;  maker, of legislation and private .  MPs as men charged with voting for or against it.  Occasionally the government  agrees to a form of acceptance.  In the closing minutes of the  private members hour, a government party member will  move that this bill be hot how  read a third time, but be referred to tlie standing commitr  tee. I had one such" success in  the last session when my private  member's notice of motion recommending absentee ballot ting _  in federal election was referred  to the appropriate commitee. It  did not bind the government to  establish an absentee voting system, but it was a public, indication of a degree of government  approval, anjd presumably had  some value for that reason.  Otherwise; and almost always  the private member's bill is  talked out. Members of all parties may speak in support of  it. It may be killed with kindness���kissed to death, as it were.  For, as the hands of the clock  touches 12, it will be found that  a government anembr is on his  feet, still praising the bill. There  is not tame for a vote. The debate is adjourned. Adjourned, to  when? Since the bill then goes  to the bottom.of the long list on.  the order paper, it is effectively  adjourned to never.  However, Parliament always  has "its surprises. Just before  Christmas, ; Private Members'  Hour provided not one but three.  The first came within about  30 seconds of the commencement of debate. Bill C-12, an act  to provide better labelling of  medicines, was introduced by  Max Saltsmani (NDP-Waterloo).  Normally, the firsi to speak  would be Mr. Saltsman. He was  slow in getting to his feet.; Stanley Knowles spoke out load and  clear. "Carried", he said. It  may have been a jest but Mr.  Saltsman took the cue. He remained in his seat: Government  members were so astonished  that none arose.  x ''Shall the bill be given second  realding?" said the Speaker. Se-  veray shouted "aye". None said  "nay".  "Carried said the speaker.  Most of us who were present���a  . bare quorum of 20-odd-H3Ould  scarcely believe what we had  heard and apparently taken part  in. This, I think, may have h>  eluded Mr. Saltsman and Mr.  Knowles themselves. Both were  ���laughing when I met them a  few minutes later behind the  curtains. ��� .,  One private member's bill"  having been passed along to a  standing committee for the next  stage of legislative process, a  second member's private bill  came forward. Mr. Knowles' bill  to abolish the Canadian Senate.  Two member's bills within an  hour? Highly unusual. The same  tactics were attempted by Mr.  Knowles, but this time the government supporters forced a  vote. The bells rang. The prime  minister, the cabinet and all the  other members trooped in to  vote. The NDP bill did not pass,  of course, being supported only  ~by the NDP members "and myself and Walter Deakon (Liberal  Hyde Park.) But a formal house  vote on a private member's  bill was an event in itself.   :,  Then finally, on this memorial  day, yet a third private member's bill came up for debate.;  A bill to make water pollution a  criminal offence, introduced by j  David Anderson (Liberal-Esqui-r  malt-saanich). And the government party amused or bewildered, allowed this, too, to pass.  No    parliamentary institution  is entirely useless.  KINSMENS'  MOTHERS' MARCH  M01NHB ME MOB! Hwne 886-2622 days. 886-9594 eves.  REQUESTS TURNED DOWN  A request fromi the Nursery  school now operating at the United church hall for a grant  from council drew from alder-  meni that under the Municipal  act all they couM provide would  be moral support. Such a ^problem did not come within "their  scope of  activities.  Coast News, Jan. 28, 1970.  ANTI���OIL STICKERS  Printed bumper stickers. No  oil drilling in BjC. waters, 20c  each can toe obtained from John  Daly, \Peder Harbor or JS.CE.-  P.S. Box 135 Gibsons.  JANUARY CLEARANCE  PHILCO  &orxi  IT COLOR  25" COLOR  19" PORTABLE COLOR  $549  .00  12" PORTABLES $129 95  16"-17" PORTABLE ....... from $159-95  19"-20" PORTABLE .. from $|8495  CLBRANCE ON PHONOS & COMPONENTS  PARKER'S HARDWARE  SECHELT  (1969) LTD.  Phone 885^2171 Some Qs and As on children's shoes  Q. What shoe styles are best cial) events  and hot the play-.'-  for children? ground.  A. Saddlfe and ghaiie oxfords   Q-     How much  grow room  are good choices for school shoes should be allowed?    .  ^ sw��    Y v.^xwa oviiw ~    ^   A   you'll have to use your  because of their broad toes andown judgment���usually a space  laces which allow adjustment���of i/��" to 34" beyond the end  Everyday shoes should be ableof the   toe is   adequate.   New  to take plenty of abuse. -. shoes are     needed before the  Some shoes have scuff-tips ov-child's toes reach the end of the  er the toes for added resistance, shoes and the toe cap presses  A child should   be happy withdown  on the  toes;   and when  the look of the shoe. Many dress- shoes    are    badly    worn   lor  up shoes are not designed forstretched out of shape.  everyday wear; they're for spe-    Q. What can wear patterns tell  PRETTY JOAN BLOOM examines model of B.C. Pavilion for Expo  70 at Osaka. Constructed by B.C. Tel employees, the model is part  of the company's displayat Truck Loggers convention in Vancouver and will be made available for displays and other functions  throughout.the province during the year.       Photo: B.C. Jennings.  Halg and Maureen Maxwell  of Western Drugs  and welcome them to Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  SUPERVALU STORE  JW|p�� for ovens & scuff marks $2.95  an all purpose cleaner  SH1NE2E "s not a wax' ** *s a s^cone $2.95^  SOMETHING ELSE ^uid S03p $3.75  SWIPE-A-SWNE >>r y��ur shoes $2.25  H.LD.,101bs $5.95  For yourSWIPf PRODUCTS  Phone MRS. DANROTH, 886-9988  Seaside Plaza ��� Gower Point Road  Gibsons ��� Phone 886-2325  The Management and Staff wish to thank all the  merchants and customers who wished us success  in the future  Door prize winners were:  Mrs. Win Stewart  Mrs. Lorraine Goddard  Mrs. Marlene Blakeman  Mrs. Kathleen Watson  about the fit of shoes?  A. Shoes should be worn evenly at the ball of the foot, and  the heel worn at the back outer  edge. Sighs of wear at the; toe'  indicate shoes are too short;  probably outgrown. Wear around  the edge of the sole tells - that  the sole is too narrow across  the - ball of the foot; this may  eventually cause bunions and  corns.  Excess wear on the inner  edge of the heel or sole may  indicate that the child is not  walking properly.  Q. Should shoes be handed  down?  A. No; each shoe molds itself,  to the    characteristics    of the  wearer's, foot.  Q. They say that babies should  wear high top shoes; is this so?  A. Although mothers are often  advised to put babies into high  top shoes first on the theory  that it helps form the arch, this  is not necessary. The foot and  arch will usually develop normally in low quarter shoes with  adequate space and a straight  last.  Q. I hear that children's feet  are getting bigger. Is anything  being done about it?  A. There is considerable research being done at the moment regarding the size range  of children's shoes, since a recent study showed that 90 percent of children in the 11-12 age  group now wear adult shoe  sizes; Several Canadian manufacturers have introduced a line  of children's shoes that cover  the size and style requirements  of the larger footed youngster.  Q. What about new materials  being used in children's shoes?  Is it as good as genuine leather?  A. In soling products, the plastic and neolite products long  t outwear leather. They are also  fungus proof. The main drawback to footwear with this type  of soling is it is usually made  by the molding process, rather  than by the sewn or cement process. Molds are expensive to buy  so in order to keep prices in line,  manufacturers do not offer as  large a selection in styles.  Q. People say that children's  shoes do not wear as they used  to; is this so?  A. Children often no longer  play on grass or dirt surfaces.  <The trend today in schools and  playgrounds it to asphalt surfaces, which are very abrasive.  Shoes naturally will wear out  faster, and parents should bear  this in mind.  Shoes are one of the most important articles of clothing to  your overall health: and well-be-  ing: Selection of proper footwear,  particularly during a child's  growing years, will asure good  foot health now, and in later life.  Piloting class  on active trip  Last Tuesday evenings lesson  on boating, for this years piloting class and their instructors  was the real thing thanks to  British - Columbia Ferries and  personnel.  The group of 14 were given a  conducted tour of the bridge  and the engine room aboard the  Sunshine Coast Queen, skippered  by Captain Al White. '  While on the bridge the class  was shown the difference between the magnetic and gyro  compass, and were asked to find  the ships deviation. They were  able to take beam bearings off  the light on Twin Islands, and  to observe navigation lights on  tugs with tows, as well as watch  the radar in action.  Captain White gave. a short  talk on how they chart their  course beween Horseshoe Bay  and Langdale. They were then  shown the radio systme aboard  the ship and listened to the 2182  distress frequency which is monitored constantly.  The direction finding syqstem  was explained and also the fire  /detecting e quipmeht and how  they can seal off the bulkhead  doors should an emergency occur. ,.'vr-'  ; Arrangements for the trip  were made by Pete Finiaysoh of  B.C. Ferries, and thanks to Captain White, his officers, and crew  the lesson was a great success.  Editor: Last week in your  editorial you acknowledged the  up coming Diamond Jubilee  marking 60 years of Guiding in"  Canada. You also stated' Guiding has its ups & downs and  appeared to be on the way up  here on the Sunshine Coast. I  wish to point out to the parents  of all young girls that his upward swing will not be going  very high if there is not more  support and help. The Guiding  movement here needs leaders  . now.    ���: .  In 1867 a 3rd Brownie pack  was formed, most of there (girls  are now ready to fly. up to  Guides���however since there  is still only 2 Guide companies  it has come to the point where  another one * must be formed  This company cannot be formed  without leaders��� so adults  please think about it���the girls  need your support NOW. The  work is both challenging and  rewarding.  Ev.. Mackay  Editor: I have had correspondence with the Secretary of  State regarding the low grade of  programs that we receive over  the TV* and also Me Radio. He  is the cabinet minister responsible for these.  In acknowledging a letter  written to him by me on Dec.  12, his special assistant said in  part "Mr. Pelletier (the cabinet  minister 1 refer to) has read  your remarks with interest and  he has requested that a copy of  your letter be brought to the  attention of CBC and CRTC officials so that your comments  may receive careful consideration".  Under date of Jan. 19, I have  received a letter from the person ito charge of the broadcast  programs, Robert W. Nichols,  in which he says in part "We  have found your suggestions to  be most interesting and I should  Va lend us art  to be di  Mr.: Walter Valancius, who  has lived in Gibsons for the past  two and, a-half years, is a self  taught painter who got caught  up in the game of self expression and creativity by buying an  oil.painting kit on sale at $2.95  from Woodwards and giving it  a try. That first painting is now  in Vladivostok having been giv-.  en to a Russian sea-captain in  exchange for a bottle of vodka  while Mr. Valancius was working in Tahsis.  It wasn't long however before  Mr. Valancius discovered people  admired his work enough to ibuy  it. He continues to work with  oils and is particularly interested in the use of color and  texture combinations to express  his ideas and feelings in his  work. A display of Mr. Valancius' paintings will be featured  at the Arts Council Gallery in  Sechelt from Jan, 28 to Feb. 7  and will include landscapes and  paintings in the traditional style  as well as some of his contemporary works.  The Gallery is open from  Wednesday through Saturday  from 10 am. to 4 pm.  PASSPORT PHOTOS  at the Coast News  '  Cut the work and cost  of rug cleaning!  per day  GIBSONS HARDWARE LTD.  -j;i>,phone^88^2442;'.: ':'$  like to assure you that they will  be considered along with those  of all; citizens' interested in the  Improvement of Canadian Broadcasting?;"     ; :/;:. ..:. ]���"������������  The average TV shown is  mostly ;<���> nonsense, it could be  useful and also educating and  informative so- let us now hope  this will be changed in the hear  future now that those m charge  of the programming for CBC  and CRTC say it will be. The  CBC and CRTC (Canada Radio-  Television Commission) will act  on what they tell me.  Another very vital change is  that all those taking part in  Hhese programs must pass a  test in speaking so that they  will speak their parts and not  mumble them or rattle them off  so fast that they can not be properly heard and undersood.  B.L. Cope  8 '���%   Coast News, Jan. 28,, > 1070.  A BIG BUSINESS 1  The British Columbia tForest  Service iss; big business. Its bud-  get for the current fiscalyear  exceeds 129,000,000. and its revenue is expected to be approximately $75,000,000.;  GOLF INSTRUCTION  STARTS  Tuesday, Feb. 3f 8 p.m:  at the Clubhouse  Contact Roy Taylor  886-2020  886-7715  ���;���,,,,-:^  Canadian Director, Wycliffe Bible Translators  Calvary Baptist Church, Gibsons  Fri., Jan. 30 and5aiC Jan. 31 at 7:30 pm.  Sunday, Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. and 7 pm.  puiuuinnminuQnniniQBUHii  Gibsons Sea Cavalcade  m  HPHINSTONE AUDITORIUM - FEB. 14  Mui^  Tickets $2.50  NO MINORS  Tickets available from Peter Mouzakis, 886-2265  or any member.of the Sea Cavalcade Committer  ^m\\m\wmmmimim  mmm  mmM  HOWE SOMD DISTWBBTOItS  Now located in Gibsons to serve the Sunshine Coast  with WAREHOUSE PRICES on  CARPETING  INTRODUCTORY OFFER  NEW "Smart Step" 100% Kodel     $15.95   9.95  Luxury Carpet  LUXURY PLUSH 100% Kodel  $15.95  13.95  13.95  8.95  8.95  COUNTRY INN, Acrylic Fibre  Tip Sheared "TOBAGO"  Smart Nylon Carved Pile  '-    AND MANY OTHERS 4  ALSO INTRODUCING  here in Gibsons  9.95  9.75  7.49  6.95  3  free  estwood  FURNITURE     FASHIONED  Both Carpet and Kitchens installed by  Qualified Tradesmen, locally located  FREE ESTIMATES ��� HO OBLIGATION  Phone 886-2765 I  CROSSWORD PUZZLE  ACROSS  1. Twine  5. Kennedy  " and others  9. Sandarac  tree   ,  10. Milky  stone  11. Three pips  12. Gave  careful  attention   ,  to  14. Gardner  15: Look over  the joint  16. Suffice  17. Croix de  guerre and  others  Jt9. "Men-  Workingr."  for one  2L Bootlegger's  patrons  23. "Light-  horse  Harry".  24. Sorrow  27. Aplomb -  29. Baseball  score  30. Vacation  project  32. Inquires  34. Makes  , suitable - ���  38. Exists  39. Dick  Deadeye  and others .  41. Mining  sample  42. Slanders  44. Eat  sparingly  45. Atmosphere  46. Solitary  47. American  lnunorlat  aadfamu/  " '48. Sugar-  loving  insects  DOWN  1. Cut the  roast  2. Mountain  nymph  3. Bolger  4. AMA  member  5. Ballerina  supports  6. Duelling  weapons  7. Famous  bill-payer  8. Heavy -  hammers  11. Sandy's   .  headgear  12. Biblical  verb  13. Beneficiary  is. Kind of Today's Answer  up  EDGED   OBESE)  EE0   EEni"   ED  EHED   EDEE  or  palate  18. Feeling  at the  ' Grand  Cs  .   n  20. Aai-.i  ri\er  22. Hobo's  vegetables  ,  24. Knights'  quest  25. Kind of  dressing  26. Printing  requisite  28. Danish  money  31. Sculling  equip-  - ment  33. Cubic  meter  3  s  ilOldWd  3 3 nHslxia  ig  Q  ijsiBSin  BE   EB13B   CCD  EEBBBE   DEED  I "ll Vl H lOaV tt VlttlVl  BBBH   EEBE  ^off  35.  .   honor  36. Kilmer  poem  37. Harden  into shape  40. Word  qf woe  43. Word to  a broker  44. Oxford  instructor  46. Music note  i*  17  2*  2*  iZ  5ft  4Z  25  AT,  Ift  21  ��  39  15  ���Z  ��4  10  22  V  4ft  19  2ft  20  29  ��S  lb  n  SI  Welcome to Gibsons  WESTERN DRUGS  WIRING BY  Acton Electric Ltd,  GET YOURS NOW  .'...���                                          " ������      ���',������,    ������!-        ..���.'-'���:���                :              -iV  BEFORE PRICES RISE  .... ... .   ...^. -. ���    ��� ,     \   ;      ��� :   ��� - ���������-��� - -; ���                        ' ���    .  COAS^NEWS  Giiom ��� Ph. 886-2622  A visit to  BY SEAN DALY  Machupicchu   was one   highlight of my trip to South America in iterms-of its unique architecture and bold natural setting.  "As a stone terraced city, constructed of the very materials  ^constituting the opposing peaks  of Machu and, Huayna .Piechu it  demonstrated the    inspirational  effect of the rugged Andean topography . on  the  human soul1.  Man  re-arranging natural materials   (rocks),   modifying the  natural. environment, asserting  hitmself as, a natural agent acting upon' the   raw  world,   <to  transform it in his own image,  to (take a step further in development.  Having returned to Lima, I  decided to visit the Callejon de  Huayias, a valley between two  high opposing ranges, the Cor-,  dilleras Negra y Blanka, to the  west and the east respectively J "  Within the Cordillera Blanca lies  the highest mass of ice-mantled'  rock in Peru���Huascaran at 22,-  205 feet. above sea level. My  diary on my ascent to this valley, to the village of Huaras  reads: Writing now from Huaras, the capital of Ancash. It lies  between the tCordiilleras Negra  y Blanca, in- the valley of the  ���Rio Santa. Very tired after an  early .rising and a long car ride."  Arose at 3:30 am. to the jingle  of my alarm clock (detestable  things which remind me too  much of work) which somehow  coincided exactly with the entrance of a Peruano who was  a new boarder in my room. Reluctantly I arose and packed,  that is, tied my two bundles tor  gether and I tugged my tjius prepared mochiila, or packsack,  downstairs to the vacant street. <  I waited nearly an hour, by  which time I was almost cer?  ,tain I had missed the- car, but  just as I was about to give up,  they arrived and I climbed  , aboard. Two adult passengers  and a so-called chica, in the  back seat. Adding one more further on, a Peace Corps worker  (as I call (them)���we were complete and soon left Lima's neon  lights behind, to journey through  the desert once agaiin. As niorn- _  ing slowly and undramaticafly  dawned, infusing the grey overcast skies and yellowish-grey  desert sand with a faint light,  we turned off the Pan���Am and  its swift pavement, onto a simple dirt track, narrow and dusty, to assault the Cordillera Negra. Back in casual country  again with folks strolling about,  perhaps washing their faces or  pushing a cart, or tending a baby, all publicly in open doorways or in the d^t street.   ^  At first gradually, and .then  more precipitously,. we wund  our, way up the: .narrow dirt road  often seeing the" road; we had  just passed over directly below  us. Breakfast, during which I  tried my first r chirimoya (a  sweet, soft, juicy fruit) was a  tiny village with a postage stamp  size plaza, in a valley bordered  by bare bleached ramparts. At '  the same spot,, a flattening tire  was discovered so patching two  holes took awhile. Several times  on the way we had to stop for  the chica (chick, babe) to be  sick, which was quite miserable  for her. The Peace Corps fellow  spoke fluent Spanish after ten  months in Huaras. He was very  considerate and solitious of the  sick girl. As an s agricultural!  worker, he explained there are  papas, mais (Potatoes, corn)  amid some wheat or barley this  high up. On the way up to the  pass which leads into the Rio  Santa valley^ the ;going was  very giddy and very narrow  with many blind corners around  which we occasionally came  face to face with a fast auto,  necessitating quick reactions at  the steering wheel. We looked  down atone spot where a cam- ���  ion (truck) had rolled overhand  killed two; passengers. Something like the old Fraser Canyon highway only much worse.  This, kept us alert and awake  anyway, rto see the fantasic  mounain heights and depths.  Among the intrusive rock weathering boldly, dark grey in color were' some gigantic parallel,  verticle joints like the columnar  joints of basalt.  Near the summit, the road  wound its way between huge  isolated talus boulders. Previous  to this the r^ad had traversed a  long steep: slope modified byv a  series off agricultural terraces,  the very terraces worked "productively by the inca peoples.  Topping the summit, ithe driver thoughtfully stopped to let  me take a photo of the first  snow tipped peaks of the Cordillera Blanca and a shallow  fresh blue lake from which the  Rio Santa is born, at first a  mere creek, to step over without effort, later to become a  fresh mountain stream towards  Huaras, and in rainy season a  rushing torrent. During our ascent we had emerged from the  winter coastal overcast and entered impeccable blue skies and  hot sunshine. The Rio Santa valley is magnificent on such a day  and as one proceeds down it  from the summit, the Cordillera  Blanca sweeps into view, from  Kheulla���Rafu in sharp focus to  the hazy immense Huascaran to  the north, a dramatic culmination of the pristine grandeur of  the Cordallera.  From one's first glance onward, one is drawn irresistably  towards this giant, td view it at  close quarers, to photograph it  and perhaps  to  feel it   under  foot. It is a bold fact, attesting  to the dynamic forces of nature  and  existing   independently   of  man's wiH,-thus demanding certain awe and respects In relation  to it we are mere observers,  commenting upon a boldly manifest event," a striking facet of  nature.: It is the difference between actively engaging in a.  ithing's creation and standing by  watchig it happen. ������ -  Meanwhile. Huascaran continues to change before our very  eyes: ceaselessly its glaciers,  streams and the atmosphere act  upon it and dynamically transform it. For example it still retains a scar from the slide of  1961, being composed of -mud,  boulders and ice which swept  swiftly and fatally down over  some farmers near Yungay,  then was squeezed through the  narrow drain of Canon del Pato  and burst out onto the coast.  Such alurtonos are quite common in the valley and render  existence precarious in the small  villages such as Huaras, Car-  huaz and Yungay. I heard the  next slide is-expected to come  from the massif ,Huandoy, and  story is that a man will be  posted up there in a shack with  a telephone,: so that when the  slide begins he'll just phone  down and tell the people to run  like hell, on the theory that five  Coast News, Jan. 28, 1970.      7  Used furniture.or what  ���:���;.��� have you ���'  WE BUY BEER  ' \ ���' wt&rnJss  U.1 USEDFURHHUM  Gibsons ��� 888-28121  SOLNIK SERVICE  FOR  DAJSUN  Sales & Service  Sunshine Coast Highway  Ph. 886-9662 ��� GIBSONS  PLAY  THURSDAY  JANUARY 29  GIBSONS LEGION HALL - 8 p.m.  Sunshine Coast Highway  19 6AMB $10 �� 0VB  20fliGAMI  ssoa-so am    $250-52 am  $100-55 CAL15      $50-56 OU or MOM  Minors under 16 not allowed  s   GIBSON?  WELFARE  FUND    . Week's bowling scores  E & M BOWXADRXMMEE   ;  High scores for the week.  Evelyn Shadwell 688-276 ,Art  Holden 276, Blake Anderson 276,-  Frank Nevens 309.  ..Ladies Tues. morning: Evelyn Prest 585 (207) Evelyn John  son ���(200),. Shirley Vexhaulst  544 (231), Bonnie McConnell���  (210), Phylis Hoops 534 (205)  Verra Farr���(202), Claire Wilson 541 (202), Jan Rowland 512  (239), Dorothy Gullacher 539  (252), Pat Comeau 502 .������ Pat  Miiryn 547 (233), Marion Lee 601  (239).  Gibsons A Tues: Mavis Stanley  �����(226), Art Holden 014 <218),  Virginia Reynolds 630 (246-255),  Carol McGivern ���(252), Freeman Reynolds 640 (250-243),  Bill McGivern 658 (224-246),  Frank Nevens^(212), Rose Stevens��� (212), Red Day���(210),  Eric- May 609 (207-230), Bill  Small��� (226-201), Marilyn Ellis  ���(227-220), Ann Thompson 624  (234-214), Don MacKay���(207),  Marie Swallow���(257),.  Wed. Teachers: Eric May���  (209-202), Peter Mouzakis���(215-  220), Art Corriveau���(200), Bob  Caukwell��� (203-210), Pat Edwards��� (226) Evelyn Shadwell  688 (227-270), Frank Nevens 648  (309), Art Holden 705 (276-226),  (203), Rob Corlett��� (202), Vera  Farr 610 (230-204), Ellen Marshall��� (220), Marge Whipple���  (239), John Epp^- (221); Shirley  Hipkin  (202). ^:  Tues. Juniors 2 Games: Alas-  dair Irvine 210-^-, Ian MacKen-  zie 388 (212-176), Paul Scott 299  (152), Mike Fuller 322 (205),  David Wilson 218 ���, Pat Mac-  Connell 273 (174), Cheryl Deh-  fold 270 (171), Brad Quarry 364  (182-182), Leonard Green 273  (170), Gerry McConnell 289(100),  Neil Sandy 217'���, Bruce Green  430 (232-198), John Volen 281  Tim Olson 305 (152-453); Danny '  Girrard; 201 ��� Deibfah Hill 201  r~, Stephen ; Charlesworth 273  (162), Susan' Charlesworth' 289  (100), Bill Price 254 ���, Dan��iy  Zueff 310 (171), Joe Zueff 288  (150); John Sleep 369 (105-174).  Thurs. Nite: Don Mackay 642  (215-218), Eric May-^ (222409),  Godfrey Robinson 599 (204-228),  Irene  Ruttluff���(201-203),  Keith  Johnson 605 (207-247), Taffy  Greig 638 (222-208-208); Rick  Simpkins 024 (259),~ Bud Insley���  (221), Joan Barrtesi-'(221); Kris  Joesphson���(211-233), Evelyn  Prest ���(249), Ed Sandy���(219),  Art Holden���(212), Mavis Stanley 641 (260), Hugh Inglis���  (231), Glyn Davies 625 (252),  (233), Gwyn Davies���(206)  Jim Thomas ���(209-213), Blake  Alderson -^(270); Bill Small���  (223).  99  . Questions and answers on skim  milk powder by the Food Advisory Services, Canada , Department of Agriculture, Ottawa. ;  Q. What isskiin milk powder?  A. Skim milk powder is fresh  pasteurized milk from which only the fat, vitamin A which is in  the fat, and water have been removed..  ' ', '\;. /���,,,:'.-'���:''  Q. What are the sizes of packages., of - skim milk powder?  A. Skim milk powder is avaikvv  ble in retail stores in' packages"  of one, three, eight and ten lbs.  Q.   Where should  skim  milk  powder be stored? <   -.  A. Because skim milk powder  is sold in packages,, it may be  conveniently stored' in a kitchen  cupboard. Once the package has  been opened, it should be kept!!  tightly covered to preye^nt; airT*  and" moisture from entering. The;  reliquified-mUk should be trMt-v  ed as fresh milk and kept cold  and/covered.:;./;;V :;x~   ��� '���%:.:���;���.;.  Q.  How1 long can skim milk  powder be stored? r .  A^. Unopened packages of skim  mills * powder] keepsl for; many  months bu��) it1 is good practice  to use it ^within) six to ' nine  months; Once" the package has"  been; opened it will}keep about  two ,;months> with little change.  Reconstituted milk powder will  last as long; as fresh, milk.  Q. Is,skim milk powder sold  by grade?  A. Yes, 'all skim milk powder  packagedand sold iri'Calftida is  igraded accordingM^Canada Department of Agriculture regulation". It "must meet standards for  color, Flavor, odor, fat content,  moisture content, bacterial con-  lent, solubility and J sediment.  Canada First Grade skim milk  powder is the only grade on the  retail market.  DIV. 7.  Sechelt T. Men  Gibsons Cougars.  Nil  3  Local '297  Roberts Creek  Thunderbirds  1  1  DIV. 6.  'Shop Easy  Super-Valu  4  0  Gibsons Tigercats  Sechelt  Timibermen  0  3  DIV. 4 .  Gibsons Chargers  Gibsons Legion  0  9  Res. Braves  Sechelt Legion  1  3  TUPPERWARE PART*  The evening unit of the UCW  is sponsoring a~ Tupperware dessert party Friday at 12:30 in the  Church hall'.   .  HELP WANTED  CIM-TYPIST  A permanent position is available for a clerk-typist-with  general office experiejnee..  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