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 ProYinsIal  Library,  VIeioria;   B.   C.  SERVING   THE   GROWING   SUNSHINE   COAST  Published at Gdbsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume 23  Number 11, March 18, 1970  10c per copy  ftittittuuitt\ittui\\u\imuuMtttttt\\MiMmiuui\ttiu\iiiuu\\iw  Ex-mayor     Gift tax free  reviews  sewer plan  Editor: X would like to point  out a few facts for some people  that don't seem to remember.  :''".'W$en~r'HKe'nigh' school was  built in " Gibsons some years  back, a permit for an effluent  line was issued by the Pollution  Control board to the school  board for an outfall in the Gibsons harbor. . The permit was  granted with permission for the  village to tie in Marine Drive  over as far as the Co-op Store  east and as far as the J.B. Furniture Store west.  Approximately four years ago  the Pollution Control board and  the department of public health  wrote to the village council stalling 'that the bacteria count  was was getting too high in the  Bay area," not caused solely by  the Affluent line but also septic  draining down the ditches from  up the hill, there was also an increase in hepatitas. As sewage  disposal is not a school board  function, they requested the  , village to look into the possibility of accepting this responsibility.  This was discussed by council,  ami it was decided to hire a professionalengineer to. look into  the design and costs'of a proper  sewer system. The first thing  the engineer did was go to the  Pollution' Control board, ,and the  department; of \puhiie health to  discuss "with them what was required as far^as 4he treatment  and I know; for a fact that he  consulted the Pollution Control  board on every phase of the  design.  Mr. West seems to persist in  implying that the village council  decided what type of treatment  and where the outfall would go.  You don't hire an accountant to  design a sewer system, you  would hire professional engineers who are trained in this  field.  As far as the secrecy goes,  when I was village representative on the Regional board re:  treatment and outfall, 1 told  the board that as soon as it was  possible there would be a public  meeting held to inform them of  the proposed system.  This was  done.     The  United  church hall was rented, council  was present, along with the engineer who designed the system  and dept.  of public health .officials   to   explain   the   system  and to answer questions. I fail  to see what is siiTsecretive about  this.    It would seem that those  ���present didn't want to listen or  .accept what the experts had to  ��� say. ''     ���'  The   village, council    doesn't  want  to see pollution anymore  than anyone else, but it is quite  y obvious  that  something has to  be done about the problem, and  I feel that the council has taken  the proper steps and hired the  right people to do the job, and  if anyone is  at fault it is the  Pollution    control    board   and  Dept. of Public Health for not  accepting  their  responsibilities.  There   is  one  thing I   notice'  about' all   these  demands   for  prevention  of pollution  that no  one seems to mention, the cost.  At the present time this burden  is carried by the local taxpayer  and this can become astronomical as  these  treatment plants  are   expensive   and  it needs  a  lot of people in.a community to  share the cost.  I think all organizations in the  area should be working towards  the senior government accepting a bigger share of the financial responsibility, instead of  fighting among themselves.  ���Mr. Fred Feeney, ex mayor of  Gibsons.  - Gibsons United church $10,-  000 Winnifred Doherty bequest  will be tax free under the new  Bill 11, an act to amend the Succession act, Hon. Isabel Dawson  revealed after second reading of  the bill took place on Friday in  the legislature.  On her way home to Powell  River Saturday morning, Hon.  Mrs. Dawson dropped in to the  Coast News office and outlined  details with the editor.  ..a*  Crosswalk  unchanged  When the provincial roads department shortly paints crosswalk markings at Gibsons Elementary school it will be the  last time this department will  perform that duty, the school  board learned at Thursday  night's meeting last week. The  reason is that as both sides of  the area are now part of the village of Gibsons it will be a municipal job next time,     v  The roads department refused  the request for no-passing traffic lines in the school area maintaining that the length of time  such a ruling was necessary  each day did not warrant a 24  hour ban on such passing. The  request for a 20 mph speed zone  was also turned down as being  against regulations,!  Gibsons council ; will be informed that it is backing council's efforts for installation of a  timed; rstbp light at the Elementary school cornerii^SecheJt'Mo-.  lof^Trsrnspor^  whether/thenickel; busrun for  school children can be reinstated.. ���'',  hometff 1905  One of the districts oldest  homes was totally destroyed by  fire about 6 p.m. Thursday last  week when the home of Niilo  Wiren, was Iburned out. AU that  Mr. Wiren managed to save  was some furniture from one  room and clothing.  The outbreak occurred during  his absence and as there was  no wiring in the house it is surmised the fire came from a  wood stove or perhaps the chim  riey.  The home which was built  back in 1905 has had some additions to it since then. The original house Mr. Wiren said  was built from hand hewn cedar  with the siding all planed by  hand. Five guns were lost in  the fire.  Mr. Wiren received a cheque  for $100 from the Gibsons Kiwanis emergency fund within a  short time after the fire. Some  insurance was carried.  SALARY PROBLEMS  Nanaimo school board has  asked this district's school  board to consider an action started by the Nanaimo board for  support of province wide salary  negotiations. Along with this  the district board'has a suggestion to consider from the South  Coast branch of the trustee association asking for a brief on  salary analysis. The board now  has both items under study as  a result of brief discussion at  last Thursday night's meeting  of the board.  SEEK FIREBALL  Pender Harbor Fire Protection district has appealed to the j  district school board for use of  school property for construction  of a firehall and a suggestion  was made at last Thursday  night's board meeting that a lot  across from the school be subdivided for this purpose.  The problemwas turned over  to the planning committee  Call Easter Sunday meeting  In Gower Point sewage split  An Easter Sunday meetings  at 2 p.m. in Gibsons Legion hall  has been called for by the Gowi!  er Point Property Owners association at the request of mem-;  bers who oppose the association  action in withdrawing objections-]  to Gibsons sewage plan.  Frank West has asked for a;  meeting with the announced ob-;  ject of deposing Raymond i  Hull as president because -of;  his withdrawal of objections to {  Gibsons sewage plan. Mr. West {  is reported to-have maintained;  withdrawal of opposition oc-:  that the meeting at which the ;  curred   was  unconstitutional.     -.*  The recent bulletin issued by 1  the    association     announces -aS  The budget will not allow for  hostesses on the Horseshoe Bay  Langdale ferry run and extra  trips at night are not worthwhile  So said a letter from Monte Aldous manager of the ferry system in answer to a Gibsons and  District Chamber of Commerce  letter requesting both. ������.���;..  It was read at Monday night's  chamber dinner meeting in; Cedar's Inn where close to 50 persons heard the Chairman Dick  Blakeman say ; that the chamber was still going to make a  .toise and get something more  definite. Mayor Wally Peterson  volunteered the information that  council was also-; sending a letter  back to Mr. Aldous and suggested, both should get there at the  same time^Mr^. Aldous\ytJas,vre)-;  viously ask^  council and settle some matters.  The- pollution board wrote it  had received the .chamber's letter supporting Gibsons application for a sewer system and the  information in the letter would  be brought to the attention of  the proper officials when a final  decision is under consideration.  Chairman of the tourism committee, George McNicol informed the board the Sunshine Coast  Tourist association recently  wound up its affairs at Powell  meeting for Easter Sunday and  says:    . ���  '  Article 7 (2) of the Association's constitution provides that  special meetings may be called  upon written request signed by  at least ten members in good  standing.  Such a request was received  on Llarch 0. TI:e purposes of the  meeting are to discuss the following questions:     , f  (1) Correspondence relating  to the request from the Village  of Gibsons that-in view of a  motion to include the treatment  plant in the first phase of the  plan we withdraw our objections  to the sewage outfall at Gospel  Rock. -  stirs ire  River and no longer exists.  Moe    Girard   suggested    the  '���''. chamber  arrange  with   council  ; that the fixing of boat motors  at the    swimming, pool    dock  should be banned as such operations' polluted   the  water  for  swimming.   He  urged  signs foe  placed in right spots forbidding  such action.  The   chamber   plans   another  . Easter Egg hunt Saturday be  fore   Easter  and   has   already  ordered 1,000 eggs which will be  distributed over the Mainil property on Pratt road.  Tourist booths   will  be   considered for the Sunnycrest and  / harbor  areas,  the  executive : is  ' iiow looking  over  possibilities.  4Thtre is also a feasiibilty ^tudy  (2) Proposal for a Centennial  project for Gower Point.  It is desirable that there  should be no undue delay in  holding this meeting. But it has  been pointed out to me that a  number of our members are  not: full-time residents of Gower. Point. Calling a meeting on  very short notice would prevent  the attendance of those nonresident members, and deprive  them of their right to participate in the business of the Association.  To give non-resident members a reasonable opportunity of  attending with full-time residents, the. meeting will be held  on Sunday, March '29, at 2 p.m.  at, Legion Hall, Gibsons.  Any member unable to attend  the'; special meeting may complete a proxy form.  := The following letter V turned  into the Coast News by Mrs. P.  Sluis, Vice president of Gower  Point Property Owners association has been sent to W.N. Vendibles, director of pollution control, Parliament buildings, Victoria and signed by more than  50 property owners of Gower  Point area': ���  From press reports we have  learnt of the letter written to  you and the Village of Gibsons  over the signature of Mr.; Hull,  president of the Gower Point  Property Owners Association  withdrawing our objections to  the Village's application for a  'permit to discharge effluent at  Gospel Rock. r  Knowing  :; that ho, executive  ^naer-iwa-y^for^the^^  ���'-;.i.'iiiirii<-' ^>-it. - :'eJ^.i^z ��iftno' M/wWor**'members  con-  hostesses oh the ^ferries  It was also advocated, strongly  that a clean-up of the harbor area be undertaken even to asking the; various^ landlords involved to put a coat of paint on  their premises to brighten them  up There is also a boat launch-  *-*ing ramp .under consideration.  Continuation of the movement  foi r credit bureau will be left  to the individual merchant to  loci: after his own requirements  as neral response was not too  efi    ilve.  The school board has received  information from the minister  of education that it can proceed  with Referendum 10. It is likely  the vote may take place sometime in May.  This referendum involves construction of further science  rooms at Elphinstone school to  cost in the region of $122,000  plus $143,000 for improvement of  the elementary school situation  at Sechelt. The board has also  been advised it can go ahead  with sketch plans for an addition at Langdale school.  Other matters that concerned  the school board at its meeting-  Thursday night of last week included the passing of a brief for  bus transportation in the Porpoise Bay area to the transportation committee for its consideration. D.M. Sutherland appeared on behalf of residents  in the area and asked for assistance or a bus service.  Mr. Sutherland was informed  that under the circumstance that  if he was granted what he wanted there would be plenty of other such cases demanding the  same. e  Ben Lang of Sechelt, owner of  the block which housed the  the school board before it  moved to the BjC. Telephones  building, offered the same space  to the board. Use of the Harris  block was mentioned but it was  regarded as being too small. In  the meantime board members  will meet with the Regional District board to see what can be  done about joint premises . for  both boards.  Trustee Rev. Barry Jenks reporting on a meeting with the  Ser Xelt Advisory committee on  In<r in affairs said that, Ray  Ha! of the Indian Affairs. de-  pa) :nent mentioned there would  be a gradual phase out of financial support for teacher aides in  this branch of education. The  board will seek information as  to whether there will be a continuation of the integration program.  The Retarded Children's1 association will be told it.can erect  a portable building on Gibsons  Elementary school grounds but  the.board will foe in no way responsible for costs of installing,  operating Or maintenance.  Resignations of Mrs. Cloe  Day, retiring, Mrs. Lois Stan-  nard also retiring and Mrs.  Jo Crane were accepted. Board  members wished Mrs. Day and  Mrs. Stannard every happiness  in their retirement and thanked  them for their services in the  field of education.  A motion that minutes of the  policy meeting be approved as  circulated was passed with Trus  tee Bernie Mulligan voting  against and Trustee Dr. W.  Burtnick abstaining. A special  committee will meet to revise  the format of the board's policy  book.  FOR   YOUNG  BALLPLAYERS  Young ball players are ad-v  vised' that registration day for  Little League teams will.-take  place Saturday, March 21 from  10 a.m. to noon at Gibsons Athletic    Club    at the    Municipal  Junior Babe Ruth registrations will take place from 2 to  4 p.m. Please take your birth  certificate.  place ���' nor were members contacted,' we, the undersigned residents of the Gower Point area  wish to dis-associate ourselves  from the letter.  We appreciate the ' changes  made by the Village of Gibsons  in the amended brief dated February 25, 1970 but because it is  easier and less costly to plan  for long range sewage disposal  than to correct polluted conditions, our concern has been, and  still is,. that every aspect be  studied in order to determine  where and how sewage disposal  may cause the least harm to the  environment.  We regret that what could  and should have been a co-operative discussion of the best way  to solve mutual problems has  been allowed to degenerate into acrimony and character assassination. A check into files -  s will reveal that there has at  \o time been any hostility on  our part and that attempts to  meet with the Village have been  turned down. We know that you  understand the complexity of  the problem and we believe that  you will agree with us that the  whole issue is too important to  be confused by cheap political  manoeuvering..  We therefore request that our  need for a judicial hearing by  the Pollution Control Branch be  recognized, and in order to contribute to the right atmosphere  for such a hearing the residents  of Gower Point will refrain from  further public discussion in the  interim to allow emotions to  subside.   (50  signatures)  PASSPORT  OFFICE  r  A regional passport office is  now operating in Vancouver according, to an advertisement in  the Vancouver paper Express  of Saturday. The address is the  Rayonier building, ground floor  1111 West Georgia St. and its  phone number is 666-1221.   ,  The advertisement states that  this office will assist applicants  in emergencies or having difficulty in completing their applications forms. This office is not  equipped to deal with normal  passport applications, the advertisements reads. These  should be mailed in the provided  addressed envelope to the Passport Office, Ottawa 4, Ontario.  Regional  attitude  changes  Mayor Wally Peterson informed Gibsons, council at Tuesday  night's meeting that the Sunshine Coast Regional District  board has officially withdrawn  its objection to the Gibsons sewage system project.  The Regional District board  told Mr. W. N. Venables, chairr  man of the provincial Pollution  board, who arranged to meet  with the Regional board that it  had forced Gibsons into the secondary treatment plan and was  happy about the whole thing.  Dew Jones, Pollution Control  board engineer was also present  with Mr. Venables. Mayor Peterson said that Director Frank  West, who had raised considerable of the commotion involving the Regional board, was not  present. Mayor Peterson said he  judged from this that "they did  not want to learn too much."  He was referring, to those supporting Mr. West. -'<  Mr. Venables said the department had a staff of 30 engineers  who liked to do any judgment  oh sewer systems themselves. He  maintained in view of the Re-  gionai;,District board's attitude  that it would not allow anything  other than secondary sewage  treatment systems for the area  that it should first have applied  for"such action.. ;;:;  Mr; ; Venables;/* regarded jjec^  ^'Inlpa^^atm  flexible enough /or this area land  that the boa rd. w ou I d regre t jts  action as some areas could not  afford treatment plants. Each  area was different and the  board's stand could hold back  future development, he said:  After hearing the mayor's report on the meeting with Mr.  Venables council gave, three  readings to Bylaw '211, the Pollution Control bylaw covering  installation of the sewage and  treatment systems. The bylaw  is now approved by council and  following third reading goes  back to Victoria for final approval. The provincial health  department has given its provisional approval of the system  and treatment plant.  Seek change  for PTA fund  .in 1962 a fund was set up by  the Parent Teachers' Association Council to reward and assist students graduating from.  Pender Harbor and Elphinstone  Secondary schools. At that time  it was called the PTA scholarship and bursary loan fund and  started  with $1,793.  Since none of the schools in  the district now has a Parent  Teachers association, another  legally constituted body should  be formed to handle the manage  ment these funds. A meeting,  will be held in Elphinstone Sec-;  ondary School, Room 123, at 8  p.m. Wed. March 18. Anyone interested in discussing this project should attend. Notices are  also being sent to the organizations of the district in the hope  that the executive officers will  see that someone represents  their organization.  The fund has provided seven  scholarships of $250. and given  loans to ten students varying  from $50 to $750.  NO   MONTREAL   PARCELS  Postmaster Jack Marshall announces that parcels mailed for  delivery, in Montreal will not be  accepted at post offices on the  Sunshine Coast due to an embargo placed on deliveries to  Montreal by the Ottawa postmaster-general. The breaking of a president  ELPHINSTONE        .2   Coast News,cMarch 18, 1970.  " STYLE  Serving the Mt. Elphinstone district (population 6,000) of the  Sunshine Coast and the Sechelt Peninsula (population 3,000)  Phone 886-2622       P.O. Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  Published Wednesdays at Gibsons, B.C.  Fred Cruice, Editor and Publisher.  Second Class mail registration number 0794.  Member Audit Bureau of Circulation, Canadian Weekly Newspapers Association, B.C. Weekly Newspapers Association.  Subscription Rates: $3 per year, $1.75 for six months. United  States and foreign, $6.50 per year.  Dress goods generics  Generic names are not only concerned with drugs. They crop  up in what milady wears. Back in what are generally termed the  good old days, milady had to contend with wool, cotton, linen and  silk, generic names of natural fibres. -  Today it is a different story. According to Paul Langlois, par-*  liamentary secretary to the minister of consumer and corporate  affairs, when he moved Bill S-20 in the house of commons, the  generic names of man-made fibres, to be defined in new regulations, are acrylic, modacrylic, polyester, rayon, acetate, saran,  azlon, nytril, nylon, rubber, spandex, vinal, olefin, vinyon, metallic, glass and anidex. These 17 generic names cover a multitude of  trade names.  Some of these polyesters are sold as Avlin, Diolin, Encron,  Force!, Kodel, Nucron, Talan, Tiejan, Tergal, Teritol, Terlenka,  Teteron and Trevira. Bewilderment reigns supreme with today's  lists of milady's wear.  The point of the bill Mr. Langlois explained was an'act res-  pecttag the labelling, sale, importation and advertising of consumer textile articles. The complexity of today's finery for milady is a  problem when it conies to matching name against name but now  that generic names can be established with intelligent labelling  milady might be able to discern what she is buying, if she remembers generic names.  perusal of Hansard, the Ottawa parliamentary record of debates, as it arrives from day to day does reveal some interesting  items including today's vast field of synthetics. Mr, Langlois'  speech on moving second reading of this bill does contain a fair  amount of new information. He says there are over 2,000 trade  names for man-made fibres. Here are some more: Arnel, Antron,  Ayisco, Avril, Nulex, Nypel, Nytelle, Fortrel, Verel and Quana. So  along with the trade names mentioned earlier, no wonder Mr.  Langlois thought the bill might narrow the communication gap between the consumer and the manufacturer. Thank heaven a rose is  still, a.'rose'.       .  By STEVEN LEE  Internal activities of Elphinstone Secondary school are, at  the best of times, not easily put  . into words.  Today the task is  even more difficult, but essential. The time has come when  all   students,  parents  and   the  general  public  must be  made  aware of the deteriorating situation within these walls.  Here  is the story of the break-down of  democracy, the resignation of a  president and the down fall of  a school with potential for greatness.  For four years I have watched  this institution recklessly tumble  downwards toward disintegration. For four years I have  watched this decline grow greater and greater. For four years  I have watched 90 percent of the  persons living within these walls  stand idly by and let the roof  cave-in, while only a handful  care enough to patch the cracking'plaster and struggle for order and unity.  Six hundred people forced to  live and work together must de-  Elphie honors  duties act  ���i$e^nd; readme  provincial legislature last week set at rest the fears of some members of Gibsons United Church congregation who feared that some  of the $10,000 Winnifred Doherty bequest would be absorbed by  taxes. However this did not materialize for which these people  are truly thankful.  The government believes a broad base for taxation is the most  equitable method to raise the funds necessary to carry out essential services provided by government. It considers that succession  duties must form a part of this base in respect to our more wealthy  citizens, but that exemptions be provided of sufficient worth to  eliminate the vast majority from having to pay any succession  duties whatsoever. .���"������,���  The government is aware that the thrifty, industrious and prudent citizens of our society need encouragement to continue their  contribution to the economy of the province. For this reason, this  bill increases exemptions presently in force toy raising the amount  allowed for pensions or annuities from $100 to $250 a month and  completely exempting a family home passing to close relatives.  The British Columbia Succession Duties will, therefore, in future, only apply to the very large estates as the generous basic  exemptions outlined above eliminate most beneficiaries. In the  case of the larger estates subject to duties, the government is still  prepared to forgo its revenues up to 10% of the net estate where  donations are made to charities. Of course further funds can also  be left to charities after payment of duties. It must be rememfoer-  ed that succession duties enter the consolidated revenue fund and  are available for social service expenditures on a priority as determined by the province.  In the past, exemptions allowed for religious, charitable or educational purposes have been in part subject to the minister in his  absolute discretion. If is now proposed in this bill to abolish the-  minister's discretion, and to broaden the exemptions to include  those organizations qualifying for exemption under the Estate Tax  Act of Canada to the extent of 10% of net value, which precedent  is contained in the Income Tax Act of Canada. It is further proposed to allow this exemption back to April 1* 1968, to any estate  where duty was paid on a gift which would qualify under the new  section.  Poem with a moral!  Dear little Cupid  As this night you abound  You're just a little late  Ultra Brite is here, sex appeal is around  First Semester, January  1970,  Grade 11 & 12.  Division 1:  Donna Nelson  3.0  Eileen'MacKenzie  2.5  Angela Willis  2.5  Dorian Gregory  2.3  Elliot Trueman  2.3  Division 3.*  Cindy Wray  2.3  Division 4:  Joan Gory  2.5  Frances Finlayson  2.3  Steven Lee  2.3  Division 7:  Donna Mark  2.7  Juanita Chamberlin  2.25  HONORABLE MENTION  Division 1  \  Karen Alsager  2  Robert Bennie  2  Cheryl Brackett  2  Dennis Macey  2  Dehise Quarry  2  Division 3  Patricia  Carmichael     = >  :������    2  Alan Hemstreet  2  Carol Olson  2  in  GIBSONS  New Adult Fiction  The City of the Lion's Den by  Marat Kaufman. A  A Clutch of Coppers (Mystery)  by Gordan Ashe.  A Dirty Mind Never Sleeps  by Max Wilk.  The Gold and Silver Hooks  by Ruth Moore.  Jingala by Legson Kayira.  No Halo for Judith by Evelyn  Grace.  The Silver Darlings by Neil  M. Gunn.  The Two of Us by Claude Ber-  ri.  The White Castello by Mar-  jorie McEvoy.  velop. a community spirit, an  interest in general" welfare, a  sense of community pride, and  .cooperation amongst themselves  if they are to survive peacefully.  The development of these factors has not occured. Instead,  the chances of them becoming  reality have lessened each year.  Why?  Part of the answer is apathy.  This entire area seems to breed  apathy. (Take a look at the percentage figures of the voter turn  out for the school referendum  and municipal elections.) Apathy reigns supreme within this  school. No one seems to care  about community spirit yet everyone expects the rewards of  community cooperation.  There are a few who are willing to carry, the burden of hard  work and responsibility, to ben-'  efit all, but these people are a  very small minority. The plague  of apathy is not confined to students and teachers. The public  too, should be deeply ashamed  of its apathy toward this school,  which is second only to the pulp  mill in importance to this area.  Certain members of the local  press who insist of fabricating  exaggerated wild tales which reflect a bad image upon this  school, should be condemned to  the highest degree for their irresponsibility. Results of such  tales are borne by the; entire  school and create even more of  a burden for the civic-minded  minority. The reckless downward plunge will continue until  community spirit replaces apathy.        .-..'.  The break-down of democracy  in this school can be directly attributed to the general apathy  here. Democracy will not work  unless people care about good  government and community betterment. If people don't care  about good government, how  much will they care when they  go to the federal and provincial  election polls��� if they go at all?  Apathy and the failure of democracy leaves the door open for  other types of government.  And last of all, the resignation  of the president..  In June 1969, Don Smith was  elected to the office of president  of Elphinstone Secondary school.  He began his term with determination and great expectations, in the hope that he and  his council might pull this  school back together again.  Today, nine months later, he  has announced his resignation  from office. The school continues On its downward plunge-  not because former president .  Smith failed in his duties, but  because the combination of forces working against him proved  too much for one person to bear  alone.  With most of his cabinet shirking their responsibilities, with     ;  various students, teachers,  the  administration   and the   public  pressuring    him, with    apathy  COAST NEWS  5-10-20 YEARS AGO  As since last Valentine's Day  And your return from the south;  Dentine came,  The town is just one fresh mouth.  I know all this year  Your feelings must hurt  We'll give you a new lease on life  With a package of Certs  Your arrows are too slow  For our fast moving pace  So arm yourself with a package of gum  And a tube of toothpaste.  Moral of poem: Love is no longer dean from-the heart, just  "clean from the mouth." By BONNIE ALLEY  FIVE YEARS AGO  Gibsons council emerged victorious in its battle to have its  $12,500 . tax collecting limit  raised to $25,000 when such leg-  isation was passed in the legislature.  Reluctance by members appeared when the Sunshine Coast  Tourist association executive decided to increase membership  rates.  Bourrie and McLellan were  awarded a 'contract to build  Gibsons municipal hail at a cost  approximating $35,000.  Pressure to have Gibsons water supply extended to premises  outside the village was exerted  at a Board, of Trade meeting  and William Price decided to  head a committee to see what  could be done. <;  10   YEARS  AGO  T.C. Routledge Gravel company spoke to Gibsons Board of  Trade members;on his proposal  to take gravel out by barge in  Gower Point area. Residents  there have expressed their opposition.  Barry MacDonald, district  health officer urged Gibsons  council to institute a controlled  pickup and garbage disposal'service.  At a meeting which discussed  the dangers of nuclear bomb  fall out, 65 persons attended.  Strontium 90 was regarded as  the chief danger.  15 YEARS AGO  Ten miles of paving to Port  Mellon was included in roads department estimates along with  20 miles for the road towards  Jervis Inlet. -  Gibsons schools were closed  for one week due to a heavy flu  epidemic. Children were banned  at movies.  Roberts Creek ���-.. Community  hall is undergoing a face lift  with the help of the hardworking  hall board.  Some 300 guests attended the  opening of the Bank of Montreal  office in Sechelt.  x 20# YEARS  AGO  Francis Drage JP, started a  campaign against a school bylaw claiming there was no need  for such extravagent and out of  proportion-to-pay schools.  . Silly wrong tales were blamed  for opposition to sending Pender Harbor pupils to Gibsons  high school, by School Trustee  Mrs. L.S. Jackson in commenting oh Pender Harbor opposition. <  Fighting down,opposition Gibsons council decided to go ahead  with a fireball    oh* the pump"  house property.  working against him and with  his scholastic achievement seriously threatened, Mr. Smith  has resigned.  With) President Smith gone,  how long before the others who  are trying to hold things together, collapse too?  Does his resignation mean the  death blow and the final collapse of all order and unity within this school? Will there be another chance to divert from the  last great downward plunge?  One thing we do know. In losing Don Smith as president we  have lost one of the few persons  both willing and capable of putting this school back on its feet.  Let'us all, from the bottoms of  our hearts, wish the new President, Miss Denise Littlejohn, the  best of luck and offer her our  full cooperation for the coming  three months. She will need it..  for her sake and ours.  Blake C. Alderson, D.C  CHIROPRACTOR  Post Office Building, Sechelt  TUES., WED., THURS., FRL  -   10:30-5:30  SATURDAY 9:30 - 1:M  Phone  Office 885-2333���Res. 886-2321  N. Richard McKibbin  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  *^^^* *���������*--- fcJ-J"-^^������~ir>^n.i^iLWLjnjTjTjT_r\jij-ij^  Hearts beating, chests  pulled high for wind, feet pounding the gritty cinders - heroes of track and field will be  bom this spring at British Columbia's Festival of Sports.  Around the province from Kitimat to Kelowna cheer  sinewy.skills as darting contestants leap hurdles, hurtle  over bars, sprint for a ribbon arid the long distance  runners breast the tape for home. Zone, area and  championship track, field and cross-country running  events at these centres: Victoria, Chilliwack, Delta, New  Westminster, Kelowna, Williams Lake, Kitimat, terrace,  Central Saanich, Golwood.  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. LEGAL  LAND ACT   ' .���''';  NOTICE OF INTENTION  TO APPLY TO  LEASE LAND  In Land Recording District ��� of  Vancouver and,; situate vicinity  of North Lake.  Take notice that Mrs. Janet  Gibb, of Roberts Creek, occupation housewife, intends to apply  for a lease of the following described lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  300' from N.W. corner of Lot  7000, Group 1, N.W.D., thence  100 ft. N.W.; thence 300 ft. S.W.  thence 100 ft. S.E.; thence 300'  N.E. and containing 3A acres,  more or less.  The purpose for which the  lease is required is Summer  Home.  Janet Gibb  Dated Feb. 19, 1970.  Mar. 11, 18, 25, Apr 1  . LAND ACT  NOTICE OF INTENTION  TO APPLY TO  LEASE LAND  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver and situate vicinity  of North Lake.  Take notice that William A.  Gibb, of Granthams' Landing,  B.C. occupation millworker, intends to apply for a lease of the  following described lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  400' from N.W. corner of Lot  7000, Group 1, N.W.D., thence  100 ft. N.W.; thence 300 ft. S.W.  thence 100 ft. S.E.; thence 300'  N.E. and containing 94 acres,  more or less.  The purpose for which the  lease is required is Summer  Cottage.  William A. Gibb  Dated Feb. 19, 1970.  Mar. 18, 25, Apr. 1, 8  LAND ACT  NOTICE OF INTENTION  TO APPLY TO  LEASE LAND  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver and situate vicinity  of North Lake.  Take notice that George R.  Gibb, of Roberts Creek, occupation boom man, intends to  apply for a lease of the following described lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  200 ft. from N.W. comer Lot  7000, Group 1, N.W.D., thence  100 ft.rN.-W:; thericiEr 300 ft. S.W.  thence 100 ft. S.E.; thence 300'  N.E. and containing %. acres,  more or less.  The purpose for which the  lease is required is Summer  Home.  George R. Gibb  Dated Feb. 19, 1970;  Mar. 18, 25, Apr. 1,8  land Act  NOTICE OF INTENTION  TO APPLY TO  LEASE LAND  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver and situate vicinity  of Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Take notice that we* James  Richard and Williamina Graves,  of Halfmoon Bay, B.C., occupation, semi-retired, intend to apply for a lease of the following  described lands,:���  Commencing at a ix>sit planted  at N.W. corner of Lot 7200,  Group 1, N.W.D., thence 660V N.;  thence 330' E.; thence 660' S.;  thence 330' W:, and containing  5 acres, more or less.  The purpose for which the  lease is required is Turkey  Farm.  Williamina Graves  James Richard Graves.  Dated March 1st, 1970  Mar. 11, 18, 25, Apr 1  LAND ACT  NOTICE OF INTENTION  TO APPLY TO  LEASE LAND  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver and situate vicinity  of Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Take notice that we, Douglas  Carral and Elsie Margaret  Smith of 2657 York St., Vancouver, B.C., occupation, service manager, intend to apply  for a lease of the following described lands:��� ......  Commencing at a post planted  660' from post planted at N.W.  corner of Lot 7200, Group 1,  N.W.D., thence 060' N.; thence  330' E.; thence 660' S.; thence  330' W. and containing 5 acres,  more or less.  The   purpose   for   which   the  lease is required is Homestead.  Elsie Margaret Smith  Douglas Carral Smith  Dated March 1st, 1070  Mar. 11, 18, 25, Apr 1  ��� l    ��l      II   ���li     > nil ������������������������1���������������^  PASSPORT PHOTOS  at the Coast News  Spot: Biographical sketches of a cat  (By JULES MAINDL)  PART TWO  I was about to say that once  Spot was / permitted to come  into the living room in the evenings he never left his paper.  That would not be quite true.  Over the years we developed  two games. They never varied,  they never changed and they too  became part of the ceremonial  of our lives .'���"���.  The development of the first  of these games started with my  noticing that Spot was not in  his accustomed place next to the  heater. I thought that's funny  that he should go back to the  kitchen while we are in here. I  looked in the kitchen but he  wasn't there. I asked Jean if  she had put him out, no she  hadn't. Somehow it annoyed me.  If he was going to come in the  living room he would have to  stay on his paper.  I started calling and looking  for him. He remained absolutely  still and it took me a few minutes to find him all hunched up  amongst Jean's shoes in the  darkest corner of the, closet. I  realize how wrong it is to ascribe human qualities to animals yet I'll swear that he had  a grin on his face and that he  probably was thinking. "Boy  did I fool you". I picked him up  and put him on his paper where  he immediately went to sleep.  Little did I realize that another  custom had been born, one that  I would treasure and enjoy.  About two weeks later Spot  disappeared again, but this time  I was on to the game; I made  a great fuss calling him loudly,  banging doors and tramping  about and finally I went to the  shoe section of the dark closet  and there he was waiting to be  found. While giving him a verbal  lashing, gently I picked him up  and gently I laid him down on  his paper close to the heater.  An old fool of a man and an  old fool of a cat playing make  believe hide and go seek, both  completely aware that it was  pure make believe. This glori-  ��� bus "game wars 'played once or  twice a month for many, many  years.  We had another game which  also   became   almost   a   ritual,  but this one took me by surprise  and  truth  to   tell,   scared   me.  One    evening    three    or    four  months  after  Spot had started  using' the  living   room,   I was  standing in front of the heater  daydreaming,     when suddenly,  with no forewarning whatever he  jumped some three feet in the  air, landed at my-feet, the personification    of    violence.    He  looked  three times his normal  size, his tail was as big as my  arm,   his   claws  were- out  half  an inch and his eyes were completely wild. "My God", I said,  "The animal is gone mad". He  pounced on my right foot with  destructive fury, jumped back,  pounced again, shook, tore, bit  and destroyed. I did nothing: I  was  appalled and stunned but  also aware that I felt absolutely  no pain. I was wearing  pair of  prized maroon slippers at the  time and I remember thinking  "Goodbye slippers". But I felt  no pain, just a gentle buffetting  of my right foot. How long did  this episode last? I don't know,  twenty seconds, two minutes, I  don't know.  As suddenly as the paroxism  had started it ended and Spot did  what he had never done before,  he threw himself down, rolled  against the foot that he had so  violently attacked. Gingerly I  rubbed his stomach with my  left foot, he purred for a few  seconds and contentedly went  back to his side of the heater. I  took off my slipper, there wasn't  a mark on it, I took off my  sock, not a thread was pulled,  I looked at my ankle, not a sign  of a scratch. A new. game, a  new ritual was being created.  It took place two or three times  each winter and I frankly admit  that I felt a twinge of fear each  time it did happen.  There was one further thing  that invariably drew him away  from the heater. Much to my  amusement and understandable  glee he disapproved, no, he resented and was jealous of Jean's  occasional longish telephone  visits. The telephone was in the  den adjoining the living room,  it would ring, Jean would go to  the den leaving the door open  and begin her conversation.  Spot would fidget on his paper,  settle down again determined  to ignore the whole thing. The  conversation would continue, he  would sit up and look at me as  if to say "What kind of a man  are you to let such nonsense  go on". I ignored him, I enjoyed  the hassle but I wanted no part  of it. Finally he could stand it  no longer, he would cross the  living room, sit up at the den  door, the picture of righteous  indignation.  What made the whole thing  doubly amusing is that it annoyed Jean, she would see him  and there would be a change  in the tone of her voice, she  would turn in such a way as to  avoid seeing him and resume  the conversation. Eventually the  telephone would be replaced on  the cradle and out would come  Jean full of empty threats and  passing fury. "Jules why didn't  you put that cat out". Spot  would humbly return to his  place aware that abuse is the  usual reward for duty well done.  If they disagreed over the  telephone they were in complete  and happy agreement about  sweeping and vacuuming. Jean  always used a nylon broom and  the minute Spot heard it he  would stand in the middle off  the kitchen floor and wait, the  sweeper would soon be there.  He would brace himself as best  he could on the waxed lino and  Jean would sweep him from the  tip of his nose to the tip of his  tail, and I mean sweep, sometimes I thought part of the hide  would come off. If he liked being swept, vacuum cleaning  brought on sheer ecstacy. He  would stand perfectly still, and  Jean, using the rough vacuum  brush would give him such a  going over as no rug ever received. After the vacuuming  was finished, he would groom  himself thoroughly, be let out  and go and sit on the front step  balustrade as if to say "Look,  this is what a self respecting  cat should look like".  . For several of the years that  we were graced with his company Jean and T worked in the  village and were away a good  deal of the day. He did not seem  to mind or to miss us particularly; cats like some solitude,  yet he must have been conscious of our absence. In the yard  BOXING  THURSDAY, MARCH 26th  GIBSONS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GYM  SCOUT and CUB CONTBtDBS  Wipe-'em-up WESLEY WHITTY vs. JujHsu JOHN VOL EN  Killer KEN HINCKS vs. Pulverizer PAUL SCOTT  Battlin' BILL CHRISTIANSEN vs. Power-punch PAT GAINES  Gladiator GLENN BEAUDRY vs. Avalanche ALAN WITH  Terrible TERRY VERHULST vs.  Geronimo GERRY McCONNELL  Dangerous DAN GIRARD vs.  Rough-house ROY CHRISTIANSEN  Rocky Mountain RON GIRARD vs.  Tracer-bullet TRACY GALMER  ALSO  TENT RAISING and STRETCHER HANDLING  NO CHARGE       7:30 - 9:30       EVERYONE WELCOME  adjacent to the spot where we  always parked the car there was  a tiny knoll on which he would  invariably be sitting as the car  turned into the gate. Here again  routine was created, he would  get up as we got out of the. car  and slowly start towards the  front door. He would precede  us to the door, Jean would unlock the door and he would be  first over the threshold. If the  weather was nice he walked  through the house to the porch  and quietly waited while Jean  prepared our supper, if the weather was really bad he would  jump on his kitchen chair and  doze until the food was ready.  We did exactly what we wanted  in the ways that he gently dictated.  One of my winter jobs was to  cut firewood for the cook stove  and the fireplace. Any half de  cent day would find me contentedly bucking wood with a four  foot one-handed crosscut saw.  In this too Spot took a part, not  a very active part but"a part  nonetheless. I Would be mech-  nically   pulling   my   saw   back  and forth when I would suddenly  know that he had come to keep  Coast News, March 18, 1970.   3  me company.  I wouln't see him at first but  I knew how to find him. If the  sun was out I would look at the  sunny spots nearby, if that didn't  show him up I would look at  the sunny pockets out of the  wind, and there in the most  comfortable place in the immediate vicinity I would find him.  (Continued on Page' 6)  AGENT - BUILDER     V  Manufacturer of Prefabricated Homes seeks local agent  builder to sell and erect new line of economy priced  packaged homes. Mortgages^ and interim financing plans  available to responsible applicant. For particulars send  written resume of age, business experience, etc. to  Sales Manager,  6257 Kingsway,  Burnaby, B.C.  GIGANTIC PAINT SALE  MARCH 18 - APRIL 1  sassm  GALLON: Regular $12.25  22-010 R  Moname>  odorles��/alkyd  INTERIOR  SEMI-GLOSS  WHITE.  GALLON: Regular S13.95  $7.49   $8.49  QUART: Regular $3.70  QUART.Regular $4.10 X-?< ^*4i  SALE $2.49     SALE $2.69  Color your future bright with Breeze Interior Latex and Monamel Interior  Semi-Gloss -* the finest paints on the market. You'll find yout��4. .  favorite    horoscope'' colors - and hundreds of other shades -   ; -  wherever you see this General Paint sign. __-==="  And you save up to $5 on every gallon you buy! r  BUY NOW!  GFNfPAL PA)NT  Twin Creek Lumber & Building Supply  LTD.  Phone 886-2SOS 4   Coast News, March 18, 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.  COMING EVENTS  TWILIGHT  THEATRE  GIBSONS,  B.C.  ���Wed., Thur., Fri. Mar. 18, 19, 20  at 8 p.m.  Sat. Mar. 21, Matinee 2 p.m.  CARRY ON SCREAMING  Sat., 21, 8 p.m., Sun., 22 7 p.m.  Mon., Tues., 23, 24, 8 p.m.  CHARLY  Cliff Robertson  Academy Award,  Best  Actor  Coming Mar. 25, 26, 27, 28  THE SHOES  OF THE FISHERMAN  April 13: Port Mellon Hospital  Auxiliary Fashion Show, 7:30  p.m., Port Mellon Community  Hall. -  CARD OF THANKS  A sincere thank you to all our  relatives and friends for their  words of sympathy and acts of  kindness to us during the loss of  our son. Special thanks to Mr.  and Mrs.; Dave Doren, Rev.  Denis Morgan and the Harvey  Funeral Home.  ���Wayne, Bonnie, Dale and  Rick Swanson.  My thanks go to the Gibsons  Volunteer Firemen for their efforts ������.at trying to save my home  when if caught fire. Also thanks  to the Kiwanis. Club of Gibsons  for theT'fine donation of $100.  ���Niilo Wiren.  HELP WANTED  Experienced boom man. Universal Timber' Products Ltd., Ph.  886-2539.  NORTH SLOPE  ALASKA  Needs men for oil field work.  Pays $2,900 per month. For  complete info send $2 to cover  cost.  JOB  RESEARCH SERVICE  BOX 1281  Whitehorse,   Yukon  Part or full time job. Opportunity for girls throughout the Sunshine Coast. For appointment  phone 886-9968.  Competitive salaries offered to  career minded girls. Bank of  Montreal.   Gibsons.  WORK WAHID  Housekeeping, live out, by day.  Phone 886-2580.  Student wants baby sitting job,  Gibsons vicinity, after 3:30 p.m.  Sharon, 886-2512.  Reliable family man available  construction work logging or  whatever available. Ph. 886-2783  Odd jobs���septic tanks, drain  fields, patios, light plumbing,  rough carpentry, building demolition. Nothing too small or  likely not too big. Ph. 885-9418.  Heavy duty rotovator for hire.  Phone 886-2897.  Oil stoves cleaned and adjusted.  Phone 886 2839.           Mobile Home Services and Distributors. Furnace repairs. Ron  Thomas, Phone 886 2728 Box 398,  Gibsons.  TREE SERVICE? ���then check  this:  Trees felled, limbed topped or  pruned.  TV antennas set in trees.  Free estimates-sensible rates.  Guaranteed, insured work.  PEARLESS TREE SERVICES  885 2109 -  Backhoe available. Water lines  and septic tanks installed. Ph.  886-2231 days, 886-2171 evenings.  VERNON & SON BUIXDOZING  Land clearing with  clearing blade  Grading and Excavating  Competent work, Service  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887  Backhoe and prefabricated septic tanks. Bill Warren, Phone  886-2762-           MiSC FOR SALE  Playtex baby, nurser, complete,  $6; Girl Guide uniform, size 14,  $6; girl's 2 wheel bike, $10; 1959  Renault Rauphine, dirt cheap.  886-2512.   Piano, in good condition; Phone  886-2302.  Le Sage player piano and 50  rolls. $450. Carved oak desk $75.  Phone 886-2365.  Oil range and drum $70. Phone  886-2542.  2 ton gas cat, $-150 or best offer.  Phone 886-2160 before 3 p.m.  Gent's kilt outfit, very good condition (Red Fraser) kilt, Harris  tweed jacket & vest sporan,  sox and tie. $75 or best offer.  Phone 886-7419 after 5 p.m.  1 Guitar, 2 pick-up tremelo bar,  Fender strings, chord and  strap, $40 cash. Phone 886-9504.  Clearance Sale of used clothing,  Sat. Mar. 21, Thurs. Mar. 26 at  1546 S. Fletcher Road Gibsons.  20-10 John Deere 4 cylinder with  blade and winch. $4500. 886-9875.  FARM FRESH EGGS  PURE  UNPASTURIZED HONEY  Always Available  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gibsons 886-9340  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  t  FREE!   LATEST EDITION  HEALTHFUL LIVING DIGEST  HOW TO USE THE  MEDICINES' OF NATURE  Also Handling Products From:  NU-^LTFE NUTRITION LTD.  FAMOUS FOODS LTD.  Your Local Representative:  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gibsons 886-9340  16 ft. House trailer. Propane  fridge and stove $975. Ph. 886-  2546.  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales. Ph.  885-9713. Sechelt.  IF IT'S SUITS - ITS MORGANS  885-9330, Sechelt  SPORTING GOODS  Hardware and appliances  Where your dollar has more  cents  EARL'S IN GIBSONS  886-9600  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  '60 Vauxhall needs minor motor  work. First $50 takes it. Phone  886 2190,  '56 Austin A50, reliable, excellent shape, '70 plates $200 Ph.  886-7013 or 886-7098.  '56 Austin A50, reliable, excellent shape, '70 plates $250. Ph.  886-7013 or 886-7098.  '55 Chev sedan delivery. Al  mechanical $75. Ph. 886-9984.  1952 Merc. % ton P.U. $195.00  Ph. 886-2546.  '60 Chev 6 std. Good mechanical  condition. Offers. 886-9379 after  6 p.m.  BOATS FOR SALE  14 ft. clinker boat, % cabin;  3 hp B&S rebuilt never used,  $350; assorted commerical trolling leads. Phone 886-2095.  21' log salvage boat, fully  equipped, Ford V8 p*ower. 886-  2883.   New. 8 ft. dinghy and 15 ft. outboard with 35 hp. Evinrude Ph.  886-2724.   For complete information on  Marine, Industrial and Liability  insurance; claims and adjustments, contact Captain W. Y.  Higgs, Marine Consultant, Box  339, Gibsons. Phones 886-9546,  and 885-9425.  NOTICE  Chicken wire cheap 886-2200.  Used drafting equipment���board  T square, triangles, compass  etc. Reasonable. Leave name at  886-2622.  1 cheap highchair and playpen.  Phone 886-7006.   _. v  Pensioner requires chesterfield  & chair, small kitchen table set  by April 1st. Phone 886-2000 and  leave word.  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE  MOBILE HOMES  45x10 Travello Mobile Home.  Washer, drier, oversized hot  water tank, fully furnished. By  appointment only. 885-2314.  ANNOUNCEMENTS  Jewellry & Watch repair on  premises. Sechelt Jewellers.  For membership of explosive re  quiremento 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. v  Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  886-2979 or 885-9327 after 5 p.m.  COMPRESSED AIR  SERVICE FOR  Skindivers* and Firemen's  air tanks  SKINDIVERS AVAILABLE  FOR SALVAGE WORK  MARINE ACCESSORIES  Paint, fibreglass, rope, canvas,  boat hardware  WALT NYGREN  SALES  LTD.  Gibsons, 886-0303  CONSTRUCTION  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt.   Phone 885-228?  Everything tor you*  building needs  BUSINESS OPPORTUNlTliS  Long established grocery general store with living accomodation. Would consider trade as  part payment. Morgage at 7  percent. Full particulars, write  Box 1090 Coast news. ���  One block from ocean - One bedroom house, large LR with fireplace, stove -included. Suit retired couple. PP only $11,600,  with $4,000 down, balance $125  per month.  886-2481  FOURPLEX ��� ��� Here's your  chance to own a revenue home.  Four apartments, two with 2 bed  rooms, two with three bedrooms  & balcony. Auto Oil heat. Nice  location. FP $45,000 with terms  arranged.  ���    886-2481.  One acre with 2 bedroom house,  on highway, one mile from shopping centre Pembroke bath, auto heat, utility room. Some finishing to be done. FP. $12,600  with $5,000 down.  886-2481  North Fletcher Road (our sign  on) View home on nicely finished lot. Two bdrms, modern  bathroom, good sized living  room. AO heat & elect HW,  wire for elect, range. Well built  throughout, insulated. Car port  at back. FP $15,500 with $5,000  down. This Won't last!  886-2481'  Upper Granthams, superb view.  Two acres with roads on three  sides. Situated on Reed road at  Chamiberlin. $5,000 Cash.  886-2481  One acre plus level land, good  soil, easy clearing, with one or  two nice big trees. Regional  water within a year. FP $3,350,  see this, try your offers.  . 886-2481  MEMBER, MULTIPLE  LISTING SERVICE  LISTINGS  WANTED  Representing Zurich and  Western Union Insurance  Mr. Crosby Mr. White  Eves. 886-2098       Eves 886-2935  Richard F. Kennett  Notary Public  PETS  i & ���'���*  nx  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Poodles, grooming, clipping.  Years of experience Phone 886-  2601.  FUELS  Do you require ���bookkeeping,  statements, balance sheets, and  personal income tax? Phone  886-9331.  Concerned about pollution? Contact Sunshine Coast Environment Protection Society. Box  135, Gibsons, B.C.  Cordwood for sale, by load or  contract. Phone Dave, 886-2580  after 5 p.m.  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  PROPERTY FOR SALE  7 room house in Gibsons, large  livingroom with fireplace, din-  ingroom, 4 bedrooms, excellent  view, easy walking to shops and  schools. Terms.  886-7477.  Beach Ave Roberts Creek. 2  large waterfront lots with 3  bedroom house and some furnishings. L6vely view, Good boat  house. Mrs. J. Monrufet, R.R.3  Faber Road. Port Alberni. V.I.  House on Abbs Road Gibsons.  .Lovely view. Main floor, 3 bedrooms, very large kitchen with  black walnut cupboards and  breakfast nook, dining room and  living room with large white  flagstone fireplace, vanity bathroom, rec room also has fireplace. Room for possible suite  in basement. Phone days 885-  2818, evenings 886-2600.  2 bedroom house on 2 view lots,  1721 Glen Road, Gibsons. F.P.  $10,000 cash. Phone 886-9844 after 5 p.m. j  PROPBtTY WAMTH)  Cash for sea view large or  small acreage, water, power,  Gibsons to Sargent Bay area.  Phone 112-531-4651.    .  LISTINGS WANTED  we are making up our Spring  Brochure List now to include  your property in Brochure requests as far away as Japan.  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Real Esfafe & Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C. Ph. 886-2481  Real Estate & Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C. Ph. 886-2481  Gibsons ��� Attractive single  bedroom home. Expansive view  of Howe Sound. Close to stores.  FP $8,900. ��� DP $3,000.        1484  For the avid gardener. Large, level, landscaped lot. Excellent  soil. Fruit trees. Good water sup  ply. Comfortable two bedroom  dwelling. Double carport. F.P.  $15,000. ��� Terms 1155  Single bedroom bungalow on  spacious lot. Recently renovated  Ideal for retirement. Easy walking distance to shopping. F.P.  $9,500. 1496  Large corner view lot. Centrally  located. Small cottage. F.P. $6,-  900.00 with $3,000 Down payment  or reduction for all cash.    1413  Water view ��� Quiet street, beau  tiifully finished two bedroom  home, Double glazing, insulated, Terms on full price of $17,-  500. or good cash offers.    1189r  Two bedroom home. Good basement. Sundeck. Carport. Auto,  heating. Only $6,000. down payment gives possession.  Gibsons Rural ��� One bedroom  older home. Fast developing area, good garden. Try your cash  offer on $11,000. F.P. 1473  Four year old two bedroom  home, large garage, good level  garden lot on two roads. Terms  on $14,000. This is an excellent  value. 1447  Agencies Ltd.  Realty & Insurance  Gibsons  Marine Drive  Box 360  886-7015  Sechelt  Cowrie St.  Box 155  885-2235  Call C. R Gathercole  Phone 886-7015.  Peter Smith      ���  Phone  885-9463.  Member Multiple Listing Services of Vancouver Real Estate  Board.  GIBSONS: ��� GULF VIEW AREA '��� Two bedroom home.  Large Livingroom. Basement.  A/O furnace. Laundry tubs.  A/E. hot water. Gravel .driveway. Some view. Located on  quiet street. $16,500. on terms.  OFFERS.  GIBSONS: Large modernized  older type home. A 7 room, with  a good fireplace, extensive wide  angled view from picture win-  d6w. Part basement. Good drain  age. Insulated. Electric heat.  Good garden, some landscaping.  Fruit trees. F.P. $22,100. with  $10,000. down.  Gibsons lot: easy slope, handy  to center," 80 feet approx. road  front, almost cleared: $3,350  cash.  Older-type three bedroom home,  on view lot, close to facilities:  $8,500 cash.  LANGDALE: 4 bedroom executive home oh two lovely view  lots. Distinctive interior finishing with many built-in features.  Dressing .room 14x9, off Master  bdrm. Large rec. room, work  shon utility and full bath in  basement. Large sundeck off kit  chen. F.P. only $30,500. 'on  terms.  GARDEN BAY LAKE: View,  waterfront lot 150' frontage, approx. Vz- acre. Good location for  summer retreat. FP $5,500.  SELMA PARK: Good-sized family home, 4 bedrooms, basement,  rec. room, on large corner lot.  Decks, car port. Beautiful views  over Georgia Straits. Full price  $28,000, terms.  RURAL: Over 15 acres partially  cleared land, excellent road-  frontage for easy subdivision:  $22,000 on terms.  BUSINESSES, LOTS, ACREAGE  MEMBER ��� MULTIPLE  LISTING SERVICE  EWART McMYNN REALTY  Notary Public  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2248  E; McMynn, 886-2500  Do Wortman; 886-2393 ��� I-   -  Vince Prewer 886-0359  Mrs. L. Girard, 886-7760  PENDER HARBOUR: Newly  decorated 2 bdrm. cottage. Fully  insulated, low cost elec. heat.  On 1.6 acres, 500 ft. Hwy. front.  Potential S/D. Try your, offers  near $13,000. F.P. Terms available.  SECHELT HEIGHTS: Near new  4 bdrm. home. Full cone. bsmt.  Auto /oil heat. Fireplace. Lots  of comfortable living area for  large family. Carport, heated  workshop. On 2 acres lovely  grounds with fishing stream  thru'. Only $27,000. Terms. Call  DON TAIT 883-2284.  ROBERTS CREEK: 1 acre lot  with westerly exposure. Power,  water and phone available. A  real buy at only $3,500.  GIBSONS RURAL: 1 lovely flat  acre, enjoys sun all day. Cozy  768 sq. ft. home consisting of  2 bdrms., living room, kitchen  has lots of cupboards etc., utility, some finishing to do. Front  in lawn and shrubs, excellent  garden soil. Priced to sell at  $12,750. on attractive, terms.  ���Approx. 3 ac. in desirable location, back of property nicely  wooded. House consists of 2  bdrm., large living room, kitchen and nook, utility. A /oil  heat, wired for range etc. Terms  on $17,850.  Approx. %ac. level lot, cleared  ready for bldg. Excellent location. $2,500 F.P.  GIBSONS: Priced for quick sale  is this attractive 2 bdrm. full  bsmt. home. View living room,  bright kitchen, also lge. bright  utility. Finished room in bsmt.  Workshop and storage, A/oil  heat. Grounds are beautifully,  landscaped and with a neat vegetable patch, fruit trees. Concrete walks in. Car. port. Attractive terms on $14,500.  K. BUTLER REALTY LTD.  ALL TYPES  OF INSURANCE  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone  886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  :"r' SERVICE'-"'  PENDER HARBOUR ��� View  lots, close to; beach and protected . moorage. Sailors,  fishermen and water sport  enthusiasts should avail  themselves of the excellent  selection while they last at  the low price of $3,500 each  with easy terms.  WHLSON CREEK ��� 27 acres of  beautifully treed, level property traversed by year  round trout stream. Ideal  for youth camp, subdivision  or holding property. Realistically priced at $19,500.  GIBSONS ��� Your choice of two  fully serviced, level, cleared lots in new home area.  Excellent view homesites.  Full price $3,000 each.  GIBSONS RURAL ��� Two adjoining Vz acre lots ��� level  and cleared. Excellent soil.  Full price $2,250 each.  ROBERTS CREEK ��� 9.5 acres  nicey treed property sloping  gently to the south with view  of gulf. Tremendous subdivision potential. Full price  $12,500;  FINLAY REALTY LTD.  Call Frank Lewis or  Morton Mackay at  886-9900, eves.  886-7088  Gibsons Coquitlam  MacGREGOR PACIFIC  REALTY LTD.  777 Hornby St. 688-3501  Vancouver  JACK WARN, 886-7244  886-2681 (ev.)  Francis Peninsula 8 acre's.  Grand view of Straight of Georgia. Road through property $22,-  500. Community water. Arbutus-  Pine - Juniper.  Do not wonder when driving by.  Have a good look at our Sea-  view Subdivision lots.  $4,000.  Uncleared lot in the Bay area.  60x130 $2,250.00  West Sechelt two bedroom waterfront 81 ft. Fantastic buy for  cash $27,500.  . Selma Park along the highway  two-suite ^potential house: - View  of the Gulf. Lot: 66x260 $35,000.  View lot on the Bluff looking into the village 140x140 $3,500.  cash.  3 bedroom on large lot. Gibsons  $8,500. cash.  fflRRENT  2 bedroom and glassed in sundeck with basement, very close  to beach. Phone Mrs. Holland.  886-2953.  1 bedrom suite in Gibsons, unfurnished, $80. Phone 886-2254  between 5 & 7:30 p.m.  Mobil Home space available.  Sunshine Coast Trailer Park.  Phone 886-9826.  Clean redecorated apartments,  furnished or unfurnished, available now in Seaside Plaza. Under hew' management. Phone  or 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 how. FREE heat, washlg  facilities, drapes, blinds, parking, water, garbage collection. Colored appliances and  plumbing. Luxury living at low  cost Phone 886-2005  Waterfront mobile home space.  Good beach area. Laundromat  under construction. Bonniebrook  Camp and Trailer Park. The  Vernons. 886-2887.  WANTED TO ROT  Responsible family requires 3  bedroom home, Roberts Creek  Sechelt area. Phone 886-2857.  Rent or lease with option to buy  2 or 3 bedroom home. Gibsons  area. Reply box 7. Gibsons.  RED CROSS  IS ALWAYS THERE  WITH YOUR HELP  + ISABEL WRITES  Rebekahs greet president  The Morrow Royal Commission report on the liquor laws  in British Columbia was tabled  recently in the legislature by  Provincial Secretary Wesley  Black, and it recommended wide  reforms.  One of these recommendations  which will be particularly favorable for the Mackenzie riding,  is that licensed hotels or restaurants should be used as liquor stores, to provide a service to people in remote areas  of the province. This was a recommendation I had put before  the commission, and I wajs  pleased to see it included in the  report.  Drinking on Sundays and election days, the licensing of neighborhood pubs, sidewalk cafes,  beer gardens in parks iaucL  around swimming pools, as well  as drinking in hotel rooms, were  other far-reaching recommendations of the Morrow Report,  which marked the first time  since 1952 that drinking laws in  British Columbia have been subjected to intensive review.  The commission chairman,  Judge Charles W. Morrow, as  Well as Archbishop Martin M.  Johnson and Teamster's Union  official Ed Lawson, said they  were unanimous in their recommendations, and that they  had followed the middle course.  One of the strong recommendations of the Commission urged  the government to appoint a  cabinet minister to head a crash  program for prevention, education, treatment, and rehabilitation of those who abuse alcohol.  In terms of human degradation,  broken homes and broken hearts  shattered wills and damaged intellects, accidents and tragedies, many will see this recommendation as perhaps the most  important contribution of your  Commission, the report said.  With regard to neighborhood  pubs, the report suggested they  be introduced in small numbers  until ttiey are proven sucf  cessful. The report said, We envisage them in areas apart  from strictly residential areas,  for example, in a* shopping complex. ���''������' '���   ;-:';-. '  Only two main types of liquor  licences were recommended in  the future. The public house  licence would remain basically  as it is in present legislation,  and a new omnibus licence  would cover the sale of liquor  where dining facilities are offered.  Where the proposed omnibus  licences are held, it was recommended that sale of alcoholic  beverages be allowed every day  of the year; except Sundays and  Christmas Day when drinks  would be served only between  noon and 11 p.m./And on Good  Friday, drinking would be permitted only between 3 p.m. and  11 p.m. Conventions and banquets would be allowed to serve  alcoholic beverages on Sundays  and holidays between the hours  recommended.  The report recommended also  that in future, music, radio, television, and live entertainment  be permitted in all licensed  premises, with a > new regulation that would make it the responsibility of the licensee for  the keeping of orderly conduct  in his premises.  SOCCER  Division 7  Sechelt Teemen  2  Local 297  O  Gibsons Cougars  2  Res. Warriors  0  Division 6  Gibsons Tigercats  1  Super Valu  3  Shop Easy  0  Sechelt Timbermen  4  Division 4  Gibsons Legion  7  Residential Braves  1  Sechelt Legion  9  Gibsons Chargers  1  UNITED CHURCH APPEAL  Gibsons United church congregation is taking part in the United Church one day's pay campaign for overseas development  and relief. It is a Lenten campaign and is backed by United  Church moderator, Dr. R.B. Mc-  Clure.-:-he^entire sum collected  goes into the fund as there are  no administration costs.  SKATING AGAIN Monday evenings at 8:00  Admission $1.00 ��� Elphinstone Gym  Afternoon sessions Saturday froto 1 to 2:30 and 3 to 4:30  Under 13 years 50c ��� Students 75c ��� Adults $1.00  Saturday; March 28 ��� 8 to 10 p.m.    $1.00  ^MAAMMVWWMWVWWWWWAMA^^AAAAMAAAAM  EASIER TREAT for the FAMILY  SMORGASBORD  r t  at the  Cedars Inn  40 DIFFERENT ITEMS TO CHOOSE FROM  SUNDAY, MARCH 29 ��� 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  $3.50 per person -��� Children under 12 $2.00  Reserve Early, Please Phone 886-9815  ATTENTION ROBERTS CREEK & GOWER POINT  H0ME(Wlffl_i  Have your underground plastic water line installed by  Seaside Plumbing  at a Special Low Price  2?c per foot installed  Phone 886-7017  Rebekah Assembly of B.C.  President Mrs. Margaret Sanderson of Excelsior Lodge, Kam-:  loops, made her official visit to  Sunshine Lodge 82 of Sechelt.  B.Ci She was accompanied by  the Past President Mrs. C.  Smith of Chihikthan Lodge,  Ladner and Mrs. P. Chapman,  district deputy president of Lad  ner. There were 7 lodges represented and 17 visitors.  Dinner was beautifully served  and piping hot, catered to by  the Roberts Creek Hospital auxiliary of which Mrs. C. Raines  is president. The meeting was  called to order at 8 p.m. by Noble Grand Mrs. Emily Parsons.  During the address by the  president she stressed the need  tor lodge participation in community affairs and was informed  that sitting in the meeting were  officers Mrs. Eileen Smith, pres  ident of St. Mary's Hospital Sechelt, Mrs. C. Raines, president  of Roberts Creek Hospital Aux  iliary Mrs. Madge Hansen, president of Sechelt Senior Citizens  association: and Mrs. Olive McGregor (absent on account of  illness) secretary of Senior Citizens.  The President was very  pleased with this and complimented these officers on their  efforts.  She outlined the various projects of the Oddfellows, White  Rock camp for children, residence for senior citizens, pilgrimage to United Nations, visual research and eye bank, bursaries, and many other items  of interest to Oddfellowship. She  was presented with a gift and  after the meeting all members  enjoyed meeting old friends  from lodges at New Westminster. Fairview, Powell River,  Kamloops, Gibson's and Ladner.  The president also visited all  the members in hospital and  also those at home on the sick  list.  Job's Daughters meet at PNE  The International Order of  Job's Daughters will hold i|s  grand  session April' 2,  3,  and  4th in the Garden Auditorium of  the Pacific National Exhibition.  Mrs. Robert Blackmore of. Burnaby, grand guardian, and Mr.  Graham Foster, Richmond,  grand associate guardian, will  preside.  There will be a good representation of some 3,000 girls  and adult councillors belonging  to the 55 Bethels in the province  at the business sessions and social activities being planned.  Job's Daughters is an organization for girls between 12 and  20 years having a Masonic relationship. The organization bases its teachings on the Book  of Job in the Bible. Members  are taught the highest ideals  and principals of young won>  anhood, respect and thoughtful-  ness of others. They also receive leadership training.  Their     main project    is the  Lymphoma Research project of  the British Columfbia Cancer institute, but each Bethel has its  own local philanthropic project  such as, assistance to the blind,  retarded, disabled and elderly  shut-ins. Some also adopt foreign  children.  Mrs. Effie Caldwell, Past  Grand Guardian of B.C., Started  the Lymphoma Research project in 1952. In 18> years Bethels  have raised and donated $58,-  000 towards the project. Many  pieces of equipment have been  bought and assistance given to  doctors furthering their studies  in the research for the cure of  cancer.  Money is raised by each Bethel in numerous ways including  bazaars, rummage sales, selling  candy and peanuts.  Bethels are located in Terrace,  Dawson Creek, Vanderhoof,  Prince George, Williams Lake,  The Kootenays, Okanagan, Vancouver Island and the Lower  Mainland as far as Chilliwack.  ishinq Well returns  A Return to Italy will be^ the  theme of Pender Harbor's St.  Mary's Hospital auxiliary wine  and cheese party starting at  8 p.m. April 4 in Madeira Park  Community hall when the popular St. Mary's Wishing Well will  again be a feature.  Mrs. G. Gooldrup is convenor  with Mrs. L. Alexander in  charge of decorations. Artificial flowers or used colpred detergent bottles are sought by  Mrs. Alexander who will arrange that they be picked up.  This was decided at the  March 11 meeting with Mrs. O.  Sladey in the chair. A letter of  thanks was read from those in  ROBERTS CREEK  (By MADGE NEWMAN)  Mrs. C. Raines was a visitor  in Powell River during the  week.  Mr. and Mrs. S.E. Perkins  have returned to their home in  California following ten days  visit to the Sunshine Coast.  Mr. and Mrs. Gene Radcliffe,  with Stuart and Jane, have returned to their home in Nanaimo, taking with them their  host Mr. James G. Luckner,  who plans to leave for Europe  at the end of the month.  Mrs. S. Rowland and Mrs. R.  Leask visited in the city and  White Rock last week end.  Guests at the R.M. Madsen  home this week were Mr. and  Mrs. B. Ferndale, Barry and  Babe Ferndale, of Winnipeg.  MICHAEL CHRISTENED  It was not Muriel Lee McKen-  zie who was christened Sunday  March l at the Church of-His  Presence by Canon Alan Greene.  It was Michael Lee McKenzie. A  wrong guess at deciphering  some writing caused the error.  PTA  charge of the showcase at St.  Mary's Hospital. The letter  thanked those who had knitted  baby garments for the showcase.  The May Day Committee  asked for help -in the holiday  preparations and it was agreed  that the auxiliary would decorate the stand to be occupied by  the queen. Mrs. Rae volunteered to represent the auxiliary  at a May Day meeting. Reports  were submitted by the various  convenors. The next meeting  will be held on May 8 at 2 p.m.  in Madeira Park Legion Hall.  :3m.  DONATE TO FUND  Roberts Creek Legion auxiliary at its March 2 meeting decided on a donation to the scholarship fund and set a date for  the Christmas bazaar, Nov. 27.  Mrs. Thyer was presented with  her past-president pin and for  the first time in Roberts Creek  the past-president's medal.  A valiant Prince  Prince succumbed in death on  Saturday March 7 and would  have been 11 years old on March  28. Prince w%s loved by many  and he loved many, greeting  them with great affection.  Prince received many Christmas and valentine cards. Some  addressed to him personally and  came through the mail. Prince  had his own scrap book and picture album.  At Christmas time there were  gifts for him, under the tree  such as fancy lolli-<pups and  maple buds. One Christmas  night the Wyngaerts heard ripping of paper and there was  Prince under the Christmas tree  and already eaten his maple  buds and was starting on a box  of chocolates. So no more chocolates could be left under the  tree. Prince loved chocolates  apples and oranges, Prince is a  great loss to Frank and Jean  Wyngaert and also his playmate Chester (the cat.) His  name was- Prince and he lived  like a prince.  Special thanks go to Dr. Perry for the times he attended to  Prince and a very special thanks  to Mrs. Phyllis Hylton for her  love and kindness given to us  at all times and especially in  our loss of Prince).  UNFURNISHED SUITES  APARTMENT FOR RENT  OPEN HOUSE  Coquitlam's Finest  Family and  Adult  Accommodation .  1-2-3 BDRM. (Double bath)  No Rent Increase jn 1970  $125 to $190.50  W.W. carpets, cablevision, hot  water heat, colored appliances, drapes, tropical pool,  tennis & badminton crts., inside & outside parkg. swim  lessons, kindergarten, Cypress child care centre play-  gd., music lessons, elevator,  intercom, 2 saunas, basement  storage etc., etc. No laundry  schedule.  Near shopping, schools,  churches, Vancouver Golf  Club, S.F.U., transportation  & all other facilities.  FAMILY COURTS  CYPRESS GARDENS  550 COTTONWOOD AVE.  Block M, Suite 101  (off North Rd., Coquitlam)  939-0944 939-0449  ADULT BLOCK  CYPRESS ESTATES  675 Whiting Way, Ste. 109  939-0449 or 939-0944  off Cottonwood Ave. & North  Rd., Coquitlam  Semi Furnish includes  (Furnished optional)  OPEN HOUSE  "LIVE AT THE  BEST IN THE WEST"  WELCOME TO THE FL00RSHINE COAST!  HOWE SOUND  BUILDING MAINTENANCE  Specialists in Cleaning, Floor Waging,  Spray Buffing and Window Cleaning  Reasonable Rales  Ken C. Strange, Prop.  Phone 886-7131  Gibsons, B.C.  886-2325  POTTED EASTER FLOWERS  Easter Lilies, Azaleas, Chrysanthemums, Gardenias, Roses, Hydrangeas  Fresh Cut Flowers for all your Easter Arrangements  EASTER SPECIAL: Royal Albert Cups and Saucers ��� $1.90  OPEN HOUSE  FURNISHED SUITES  1-2-3 BEDROOM SUITES  All facilities available  550 COTTONWOOD AVE.  Block M, Suite 101  (off North Rd., Coquitlam)  9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  12 noon - 3:00 p.m.  0^&  WORLD WIDE WIRE SERVICE 6   Coast Newsi March 18, 1970.  GET YOUR MAP  of the  SUNSHINE COAST  at the  COAST NEWS  GIBSONS  * ,s**W'T"  For Real Estate on the  Sunshine Coast  K. CROSBY  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons ��� 886-2481  (IIIIt!I! SERVICES  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. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  10 a.m., 2nd Sunday  Holy Communion >���  4th Sunday, Family Service  2:30 p.m., 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday  Evensong  Joint Service 1st Sunday  (Alternating)  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 pan., 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  11:15 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   GLAD TIDINGS  Gower Point Road  886-2660  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  Morning Worship, 11 a.m.  WITH CHOIR AND SPECIALS  EVENING SERVICE, 7 p.m.  Testimony  and Exhortation  Tuesday      Service 7:00  With once a month Special  Evangelistic Service  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE BEST SELLERS  ANDY  CAPP  Spot: Sketches of a cat  (Continued from Page 3)  folded into himself with his fur  slightly puffed to give maximum comfort. He would know  the minute I found him and  would acknowledge my presence  with an, infinitesimal show of  recognition and interest.  Common courtesy on my part  required',��� that I recognize his  presence. This I would do by  stopping the sawing, never very  hard for me to do, and going to  lean on a stump or sit on a wind  fall a few feet from him. There  was no talking, no nattering,  no purring, just two creatures  companionably dreaming their  dreams, two minor philosophers  turning for the nonce a windfall into a public square of ancient Greece. After a while I  would usually say, "Spot, this  will not keep us warm next  winter", and go back to my sawing, r  He would ignore and forgive  this inane remark. I would saw  for half an hour, sometimes for  an hour depending on weather  and mood. Suddenly I would say  to myself, "To hell with it, this  is the last block". While I was  still sawing Spot would get up,  stretch   and   slowly   start   for  home. He knew of my decision  to quit before I had given the  least indication of my intention.  There were two ways of going home. If the weather was  fine he would walk about twenty  feet ahead of me, leading me to  the   back   porch   and   into   the  warm  kitchen.  If the  weather  was   bad,   the   grass   wet   and  cold, he would walk directly in  front of me and almost underfoot. He didn't ask me to pick  him up but he certainly made  it known that a ride would be  acceptable.  I  would   pick   him  up of course and not crow too  much about it;  after all it was  the least a gentleman wearing  SOLNIK SERVICE  FOR  DATSUN  Sales & Service  Sunshine Coast Highway  Ph. 886-9662 ��� GIBSONS  watertight boots could do for  another gentleman whose feet  were wet and cold. When we got  to the porch I would put him  on the steps and he would lead  me into the kitchen. Oh yes,  Spot sawed wood.  Holidays were always. an unsettling time,   not   a problem,  merely an episode that he had  to bear. We had two neighbors  with whom he was on excellent  terms;   Mickey   Osborne,   next  door and Mrs. Morris, a short  quarter    mile down    the road.  Mickey would come in the morning and feed him canned cat  food, biscuits and milk; in the  latish    afternoon Mrs.    Morris  would bring him hot porridge,  milk and loving attention. Yet  such was his effect on our feelings and such his ability to register gentle disapproval at our  lengthy  absence  that   on   first  seeing him he always managed  to  make us  feel   that he had  been neglected, appearing scruffy, old and thin;'no such thing  of course, he had been fussed  over; lived like a king and eaten  twice too much. Waiting for us  at his  usual place,  he walked  in the house ahead of us, got  on his chair and holidays were  over for another year.  So the years went on and Spot  was becoming a very old cat.  He no longer met us on>his little knoll, he waited for us at the  front steps, slowly climbed the  few short stairs, while we waited so he would-be first to enter  the house. A man is a fool and  often a coward, I was adamantly hiding from myself that he  was^ coming to .the end of his  days. His legs were shaky, his  sight was going, he was losing  control of his bowels and was  now so    weak    that\he    could  scarcely   climb   steps.   I   would  tenderly,  yes   tenderly pick up  this   scruff of  hair,   this  rattle  of bones,  this heart  of a lion,  which was now Spot, and gently  lay him near the heater or on  his   kitchen  chair.   And  still   I  refused  to  let myself  acknowledge that his days were nearly  done.  Finally the day came, on his  short walk he had stumbled and  fallen two or three times, he  could barely drink a little milk,  all control of his tired body was  almost gone. This particular afternoon Jean did not go to the  office. I said good-bye to her,  touched Spot's head, he acknowledged the touch with a tiny  purr and I left.  When I returned to the yard  and stopped at the usual place  Jean was "standing on the knoll  where Spot had for so many  years  met us  when  we  came  back home. She stood there,  completely motionless, tears  streaming down her sorrowing  face. "Jules", she said, "I had  the vet come and put Spot out  of his misery". I said nothing,  I couldn't speak. I could feel  wave after wave of almost uncontrollable violence wash over  mc Desolation and cold fury  held me fast. Fury at nature,  fury at man's capacity to suffer  and fury at Jean's humane action. This unnatural spasm  passed and fury turned to gratitude and thanks. With courage  and understanding, with her  great compassionate heart she  had closed the book, Hand in  hand, forlorn and yet relieved,  we walked into the house.  Genesis tells the story of the  creation of the universe; the  water and the land, the plants,  the fishes, the birds and the  beasts and finally man to whom  is given dominion over all that  came before. Somehow I don't  think that Spot ever heard of  Genesis much less of man's dominion Over him.  ROD & GUN CLUB NEWS  Gibsons Rod & Gun club announces it now has loading facilities at the club. It is the  intention of members to instruct interested persons in the  loading of ammunition. The facilities will be available to all  members. Anyone, member or  non member is invited to contact Mr. George Ruggles for  dates and times when instruction is available.  There will be a social evening with informal shooting at  the club house March 18. Everyone is welcome. If you wish to  help with arrangements please  phone Megan Moorcroft or Mike  Thatcher.  Beef may go up  BEEF: Prices may strengthen  some, refecting strong demand  PORK: Good supplies and steady  prices.  EGGS .-Plentiful supplies at lower prices. Grade A large will  be the best buy.  POULTRY MEAT: Broiler chicken will be in adequate supply  firm but relatively low prices.  Turkey supplies will be adequate at firm prices.  POTATOES: Ample supplies  With prices slightly higher.  APPLES: Supplies plentiful;  no change in prices till last  part of March.  CARROTS & ONIONS f Storage  supplies diminishing with prices about the same for carrots  and higher for onions.  MAVERICK ��� FALCON ��� FAIRLANE ��� MUSTANG ��� T-BIRDS  I  p  HOTHOUSE CUCUMBERS: Increasing supplies with prices  remaining strong for first half  of month.  HOTHOUSE RHUBARB: Good  supplies and firm prices.  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you  WE BUT BEER  BOTTLES  AL'S USB) FURNITURE  Gibsons ��� 886-28121  I  I  \ lVNOISS3)OHd//>"  Call Collect  Bus. 266-7111  Res. 278-0874  For Personal   Service  E. E.  (MICKEY) COE  Brown Bros. Motors  5690 Granville St.  Vancouver 13, B.C.  5  t'B?  ALSO  A-l  SELECTED USED CARS  Howie Lee  886-9595  ^yVOTffi��'^'WW^Mw��ii'  Len Higgs  885-9425  *k/& NEVER SLE&P I  HtMhtm.litWtKtHMHIIKHilHHtl I.��>.ntntw��t��f< ��.>.^mHM.>..)t.Mft< yn i ������>��>���_  INTERNATIONAL T0WB0AT LTD.  Royal Canadian Legion Branch 109  % Patricks Day Dance  GIBSONS LEGION HALL  SATURDAY/MARCH 21 ��� 8jun.  Music by Professional Band-  TED PRESTON and the WESTERNAIRS  Tickets $3 per person ��� includes midnight supper  Reserve tickets by phoning 886-7043 or S86-9931  PLAY BINGO  THURSDAY  MARCHW  GIBSONS LEGION HALL -1$&  Sunshine Coast Highway  19 GAMES $10 or OVER  20fliGAME  $500���50 CALLS      $250-^52 CALLS  $100-55 CALLS      $50-56 CALL or MORE  Minors  under 16  not allowed  GIBSON?   WELFARE   FUND  Door Prize *  Draw  Winner must be in Attendance  SPRING  SUPER DRUG SALE  CONTINUES  Kruse Drug Stores  LTD.  GIBSONS  886-2234  SECHELT  885-2238  SUNNYCREST PLAZA Professional Pharmacy  Phone 886-2726  Dependability ��� Integrity ���- Personal Service Coast News, March 18, 1970.   7  (By a Practicing Lawyer)  Some questions this week on  the law relating to receipts  given for monies paid:  (j. I owed a man a sum of  money aiid I paid him in cash  but I didn't get a receipt. Now  he is demanding the money  again.  Q. I owed a businessman $1500  and he agreed to take $1000  cash in full satisfaction which  I paid and I got a receipt  marked paid in full. Now he is  threatening to sue me for the  other $500.  Q. I owed $400 and I paid $350  to settle it but I just got a receipt for $350. The other guy is  going to sue me for the $50.  A. The answer is the same in  all cases���Don'.t pay any more  money. If you are sued; defend  the -action. We don't think the  prospective claimants will go  so far as proceeding to trial but  if they do, it will be one person's word against the other.  The judge is an expert at deter/mining who is telling thej  truth and who is not.  Nurses meet  There are over 3000 Licensed  Practical Nurses employed in  B.C. hospitals, and because the  association, which numbers 800  has fought so hard for recognition, it has asked the provincial  government to declare the week  of March 15 to 21 Licensed Practical Nurse Week. During this  week on March 19 and 20 an invitation is extended to every  practical nurse in B.C. to attend  the annual meeting in Vernon.  DROP TRACK MEET  The Royal Canadian Legion  is terminating its national track  and field program. The decision,  announced by President Robert  Kohaly, came after the Legion  was notified that no federal financial support will be available  for the program this year, it  marks the end of 13 years of  Legion involvement in track and  field.  During this period the program, at provincial and national  level, has cost over $1 million.  The federal contribution, starting in 1962, amounted to $414,000.  Gibsons-motorists are reminded by lovely ski-bunny Dolores  Wilks and St. Bernard buddy  Shandy that miniature 1970 auto  licence tags for key chains will  soon be mailed to them by the  Tuberculous and Chest Disabled  Veterans Association. Proceeds  of the annual' campaign are  used for employment of TB  Vets, scholarship and research  into respiratory diseases. Function of the tags is tracing of  owners of lost keys.  (Copyright)  The Jaw looks l>ehind written  documents, such as receipts,  to determine the true amount  paid and the actual indebtedness existing.  Q. I. received, from the lawyer for an estate, a release to  executor, to sign in connection  with a legecy I'm supposed to  receive. The release was a long  document and contained a receipt but I didn't actually re-  ��� ceive the money.  A. This is standard procedure.  The lawyer will forward you  the funds. If you have any  doubts when you return the release, enclose a letter stating  that it is understood that the  release is not to be effective  until and unless you are actually paid. The alternative would  be for you to attend the lawyer's office and not deliver the  release till you have the money  but this is rather cumbersome.  Q. I signed a release for a  claim I have and was to receive payment. I was offered a  cheque. I want cash. What if  the cheque fails?  A: Take the cheque. If it was  dishonored, the release, which  we assume contains a receipt,  would be a nullity and your original claim would revive. In  any event, you could always sue  oh the cheque.  Q. A customer, a sort of contractor, paid us for building materials and we gave him a receipt. The customer returned  and said he lost it and needed  another one to prove to the owner of a house being built that  he had paid us for the building  materials. This costomer owes  us for other sales to him in the  past and we are afraid if he has  the two receipts he will claim  he paid us twice what he did.  A. Give him another receipt  marked Duplicate.  0CEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  HARDWOOD SPECIALISTS  Fine custom furniture  Store & Restaurant fixtures  Furniture Repairs  Custom designed  Kitchens & Bathrooms  in all price ranges  R. BIRKIN  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  Phone 886-2551  LEGAL  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  Estate of MARY L. HARRISON, Deceased, late of 1053  Franklin, Gibsons Landing  B.C.  Creditors and other having  claims against the said estate  are hereby required to send  them duly verified, to the PUBLIC TRUSTEE, 635 Burrard  Street, Vancouver 1, B.C., before the 'ifitb day of April, 1970,  after which date the assets. of  the said estate will, be distributed, having regard only to  claim that have been received.  Clinton W. Foote .  PUBLIC TRUSTEE  Mar 4, 11, 18, 25  NOTICE OF INTENTION  TO APPLY  TO LEASE LAND  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver, British Columbia  and situate Pender Harbour. /  Take notice that S. M. Lamont  Towing and Salvage Ltd. of Box  68, Garden Bay, B.C., occupation Log salvage! and towing  company intends to apply for a  lease of the following described  lands:��� .  Commencing at a post planted  South west corner of Lot 11, District Lot 2226, Group I; New  Westminster District Plan 7889,  thence to continue on west line  Lot 11 for 80 feet; thence general direction East MO feet;  thence North-east to high water  mark approximate distance 70  feet; -ithehce in a general westerly direction to point of commencement and containing one-  quarter acres,, more or less.  The purpose for which the  lease is required is Float and  approach for purpose of mooring boats.,  S.M. Lament Towing and Salvage Ltd.  S. M. Lamont, President  Dated 20th February, 1970.  Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25  JOHN'S WOODWORKING  JHOt  AU types of cabinets  SHOWROOM  Old Telephone building .  Sunshine  Coast Highway  Gibsons  Phone 886-7211  COMPLETE APPLIANCE  SERVICE  PARKER'S HARDWARE  (1969) LTD.  885-2171  by  HARRY'S APPLIANCE SERVICE  Evenings 885-2359  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  LTD,  SCOWS ��� LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log TbWing  Phone 885-9425  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  1 Mile west of Gibsons Hiway  Extra Large Lots  And Recreation Area  Parklike Setting  STUCCO  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRY  GAMBIER CONSTRUCTION  FRANK FRITSCH  886-2863, Box 522, Gibsons  KB WELDING  PORTABLE  Phone 886- 7042  Serving the Sunshine Coast  MORRISON ELECTRIC  Now Serving  The  Sunshine Coast  with  Quality Wiring  Phone 886-2690  SEASIDE PLUMBING  FREE   ESTIMATES  A   COMPLETE  PLUMBING  SHOP  ON  WHEELS    '  Phone 886-7017 or 886-2848  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  ..Hot WaterHeating   :  Building & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R.R.1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885r2116  TASELLASH0P  Ladies ��� Mens ��� Childrens  Wear ��� Yard- Goods ��� Wool  and Staples ��� Bedding  Linens  Dial 885-9331 Sechelt, B.C.  SIC0TTE BULLDOZING Ltd.  ��� ROAD GRADING  ��� LAND  CLEARING  ��� ROAD  BUILDING  Phone  886-2357  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION &  MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Used Refrigerators  for sale  Phone 886-2231  From 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Res.   886-9949  SIM EtECTOIC Ltd.  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  At the Sign of the Chevron  KIU'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERVICE LM.  Machine  Shop  Arc & Acty Welding  Steel   Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive _T Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  Phone 886-7721  Res.  886-9956���886-9326  /    C&SSALB  For all your heating  -.,���;; Requirements  Agents for  ROCKGAS PROPANE  Also Oil Installations  Free Estimates  FURNITURE  Phone 885-9713  CHAIN SAW CENTRE  SALES  &  SERVICE  Chain Saws ��� Outboards  Boats ��� Marine Supplies  Sechelt 885-9626  L & H SWANS0N LTD.  READY-MIX CONCRETE  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations  Office in Benner Block  885-9666, Box 172, Sechelt, B.C.  ALL TYPES  GENERAL REPAIRS  Small Jobbing, Clearing, etc.  COASTAL CONSTRUCTION  886-7421  MICK1FS BOUTIQUE  Specializing in  Permanent Florals  Sechelt, B.C. Phone 885-2339  In the Benner Block  Cycle Sales & Service  Now available at  NUTS & BOLTS  ON THE WHARF  All  Models  Available  Phone 886-2808  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES Ltd.  Everything for your building  needs  Free estimates  CRANE TRUCK SERVICE  12|/2 ton cap.  Phone Jim Lockhart 886-2353  Martin Higgs, 886-7424  LAND  SURVEYING  R0Y& WAGENAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  GIBSONS MARINE SERVICE Lfd.  at ESSO MARINE  Gas, Diesel Repairs, Welding  EVINRUDE SALES  v   O.M.C. Parts and Service  '    Phone 886-7411  6RAVR & EXCAVATING  B0BIEE  MADEIRA   PARK,   B.C.  Phone 883-2412 or 883-2265  CANADIAN PROPAffi  Serving-the Sunshine Coast  with reliable and economical  Cooking; Heating and Hot Water  FREE ESTIMATES  Box 684, Sechelt  MACK'S NURSERY  Sunshine Coast Highway  Shurbs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Phone 886-2684  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS  886-2248  HADDOCKS CABANA MARINA  AU 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  PRECAST CONCRETE  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations ��� Drainage  > Water lines, etc.  Business Phone  886-2231  Home phone 886-2171  BILL McPrttDRAN  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.  ^^^^Z!S��Z_SZ_ZZ_��_ZZZ��___!_ZZZZZ!Z_EZ2_Smm  VILLAGE STORE  GIBSONS  Phone 886-7460  Always a fresh stock of  Groceries, Meats, Confectionery  SHOP FROM 10 to 10  7 DAYS A WEEK  HANSEN'S TRANSFER Lid.  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  Service and Satisfaction  Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887  SHETS TOWMG & HAULMG  24 HOUR SERVICE  Phone 886-2301 or 886-2448  ACTON ELECTRIC Life  RESD3ENTIAL  INDUSTRIAL  MARINE WIRING  SPECIALIZING JH  HEATING  886-7244  COPPING MOTORS Ud.  authorized  Sales & Service Dealers  for  VOLKSWAGEN  International Trucks  Honda Motorcycles  . Sportsman Canopies  Johnson Outboard Motors  Starcraft Boats  Sportsman Boats  Parts? We Stock 'Em!  Sechelt ������ 885-2812  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER  FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  RCA VICTOR  SALES & SERVICE  To all Makes  Phone 886-2280  PARKINSON'S HEATING Ltd.  Gibsons  ESSC ML FURNACE  N   Down Payment ��� Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  for Free Estimates call 886-2726  EXPERT REP AIRS  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)  on Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES & SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  A. L RITCHEY  FOR RENTAL  Jacks, Pumps  Concrete Vibrator  Phone 886-2640  LEN WRAY'S TRANSfa Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage  Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone 886-2664 ��� R.R.1 Gibsons  Mileage is Our Business  at  Gibsons SHELL Service  ��� Top   Quality   Shell   products  ��� Lubrication and Ofl  Changes  ��� Complete Motor Tuneup  ��� Complete Brake Service  ��� Tire Sales & Service  ��� Muffler Repairs  ��� General Maintenance  ��� Complete    Auto    Accessories  ��� Ail Work by Experienced Personnel  ��� Automobile  Assoc.  Emergency Service  24-HOUR TOWING SERVICE  GIBSONS SHB1 SERVICE  Phone 886-2572  Emergency 886-9390 Regional board problem says brief      BOW LING  A brief submitted to the Pollution Control board hearing at  Sechelt March 11 by Gibsons  Rod and Gun club did' not recommend acceptance of the Van  Egmond request for discharge  of sewage into the strait in Half  moon Bay area. Mr. L. Van  Egmond represents the Half  moon Bay Development company.  The club recommended the  matter be turned over to Regional District board to allow  studies which would include an  overall development of the district. The brief was presented to  W.N. Venables, chairman of the  Pollution Control board. It follows:  Gibsons Rod & Gun Club appreciates this opportunity to  place its views before the Pollution Control Board at a hearing conducted in the village of  Sechelt, B.C. on March 11, 1970.  Our submission at this hearing  is relative to an application filed  by Mr. L. Van Egmond of Halfmoon Bay Development Ltd. to  discharge sewage into the  Straits of Georgia at Halfmoon  Bay, B.C.  Progress suggests a technology which regards exploitation  of our resources as both lec-  essary and virtuous. A situation where industrial growth is  maintained by squanderig our  heritage;. where fossil fuels,  minerals and water resources  are used at a frightening pace  with little or no regard for ecological consequences. So it is  that we find a steady erosion  of quality recreation areas and  wildlife habitant on a global  scale and especially so close to  urban centres.  We are told that our survival  hinges on subtle arrangements  of  delicate   complex   biological  Easter Cards  Easter Baskets  (We make up our own)  NOVELTIES   ���   EASTER CANDIES  GIRS FOR ALL OCCASIONS  We carry a complete line of Sewing Supplies  and Notions  FOR B��ST VAUB, GO TO ;  Gilmore's Variety Shop  885-9343  SECHELT  auu��  Roberts Creek Volunteer Fire Department  DAN  Community Hall  MARCH 28  Refreshments 8 -12 ��� Dance 9 -1  Tickets $2.00 each  _3^"*!___3S^rr?S___��'^Tr?��  USED APPLIANCES  $49.95  $129 95  $189 95  $3995  $159 95  20" RANGE   VIKING DRYER        KENMORE WASHER ...  13 cu. ft. REFRIGERATOR  VIKING WASHER   L   69  Parker's Hardwa  (1969) Ltd.  SECHELT ��� 885-2171  SPECIAL - Brand New  23 cu. ft. K&VINATOR FREEZER  SuggLisf 309.95  now 259.95  processes, where even, slight  shifts of the balance can result  in disastrous chain reactions.  Many are the species of wildlife  that will (become extinct in the  near future, evidence perhaps  that this balance is even now  shifting.  It is suggested that the writing is no longer on the wall,  but rather carved deep into the  earth itself with contaminated  waterways bearing supplementary evidence. Even so we continue our progress and state  that we can pollute to certain  limits, yet no one knows nor  can define these limits in meaning full terms.  In  British   Columbia  we  still'  appear   to   base   our   pollution  control programs on a premise  that water, air and land have a  natural  capacity  to  dispose  of  wastes and that we are required  to use that capacity to its limit. Even now we entertain an  application with only the most  rudimentary treatment.  Today we hear of an applica-  . tion  by    a  land    development  company, a  company probably  encouraged   by   government   to  subdivide land and a  company  needing suitable sewage outfall  .hat their parcels of land may  be  served by the enmities   of  civilization. This is progress by  our measure and so on it goes,  land developer after land developer  followed by  sewage   outfalls all up and down our coasts.  For the present would it not  ���be more progressive to regulate  new land developments to land  that can accept septic systems  and to restrict parcels of land  only to  a size that would  accept such systems?  Would it not be more progressive to bring all land and  its usage under a central authority, an authority that could  plan its overall1 development including its water supply and  sewage disposal?  While we  have  not had'; the  privilege of studying the application or treatment as planned  by Halfmoon Bay Development  Ltd. we.would not recommend  acceptance   at   this   time,  but  would suggest that for the pre  sent these plans be turned over  to the Regional Board, and that  studies be made to include the  overall development of the region.  We further     recommend  that our energies be directed' to  a clean up of existing pollutions,  and that when out falls are required that'they meet only the  highest standards that /our pres-  en technology can" devise."  Within the Howe Sound area  the Squamish Valley and its sea  approaches' are in immediate  straights, all its waterways are  threatened by our surge of progress that requires unrestricted  development without overall  planning. Let us not then deliberate upon another folly that  would threaten further our bays,  beaches and recreational values.  It is doubtful that the Sechelt  Peninsula will ever become industrialized, but certainly its  wealth will be measured by the  recreational area it offers to  the metroplis next door, thus  our interest in Halfmoon Bay  is relative to our overall interest in the land and waters of  Howe So :nd.  In conclusion we belive that only by forsight and planning will  we benefit from our resource  heritage and certainly our  greatest resource in this area is  the environmental quality that  supports our recreational and  wildlife. Let it not be squandered for short term gains.���Respectfully submitted Peter B.  Finlayson,  president.  BRIDGE,   CRIB   WINNERS  Winners of the Sunshine Coast  Golf and Country club bridge  and cribbage evening last week  were Mrs. Doris Pringle, door  prize; Norman Burley and Ory  Moscrip, first bridge prize;  Mrs. Pringle and Roy Taylor,  second; Mrs. Marion Hopkins,  first crib prize; Harry Schindel,  second. The next card party  will be held Wed. March 18 at  7:30 pm.  OPEN HOUSE  FURNISHED SUITES  1-2-3 BEDROOM SUITES  All facilities available  675 Whiting Way, Ste. .109  off Cottonwood Ave. & North  Rd., Coquitlam  E & M BOWLADROME  High Scores of the Week ���  Taffy Greig 761 (330), Freeman  Reynolds 750, Sylvia Bingley 749  (321), Carol McGivern 758 (291),  Irene Rottluff 290.  Ladies Tues. Morning: Phyllis  Hoops 504, Vera Farr 585 (236),  Chris LePage 505 (216); Marion  Lee 597 (207,234), Dorothy Alderson 502 (224), Helen Weiri-  handl 595 (213,251), Evelyn Prest-  589 (203,220), Bonnie McConnell  555 (217), Pat Verhaulst 593  (227), Maureen Partridge 506  (210), Eleanor Penfold 563 (257),  Pat Muryn 559 (202), Jan Rowland (211).  Tues. Gibsons A: Peter Mouzakis (238), Lome Mason (200),  Dot Skerry (233), Flo Robertson (248), Pat Porter (213), Irene Rottluff 678 (231,290), Mavis Stanley 630 (216,211), Art  Holden 697 (251,270), Sylvia  Bingley 749 (213,215,321), Paddy  Richardson 658 (229,220,209),  Eric May (210), Len Ellis 616  (226,236), Ann Thompson (211),  Don MacKay (201), Virginia  Reynolds 653 (251,237), Freeman  Reynolds 750 (256,250,244), Carol   McGivern   758   (291,218,249),  Letters to editor  Editor: I "was surprised and  pained to learn recently that a  few people believe I entertain  some personal hostility towards  Mr. Frank West. I would like  publicly to state this is not so.  Mr. West's willingness to undertake public office, his devotion of much time and effort to  public work, are well known.  He and I may disagree on some  political issues, but that disagreement, I repeat, certainly  involves no personal ill-feeling.  ���Raymond Hull  FIGURE   CORRECTED  In Elphinstone school's honor roll on page two the figure  with the name Dorion Gregory  should read 2.5 and not 2.3 as  printed.  Bill McGivern 648 ,232,238),  Frank Nevens (253,200).  Wed. Teachers: Art Corriveau  (208), Bob Coukell (237), Evelyn  Shadwell 660 (246, 202, 212), Ed  GiU (201), Frank Nevens 600  (201,218), Art Holden (211), Carol Forshner (245), Buzz Graham 636 277), Lottie Campbell  (212), Eric May (202), Peter  Mouzakis (228), Gene Yafolon-  ski 625 (248,226), Linda Yablon-  ski (201), Diana Lukashuk (201,  218), Kris Joesphson 656 (230,  '216,210).  Thurs. Nite: Taffy . Greig 761  (330,244), Keith Johnson (212),  Buzz Graham 644 (245,200), Rick  Simpson 611' (258), Bud Simpson (212), Mavis Stanley 640  (241,231), Ruth Beacon 634 (254,  205), Hugh Inglis 635  (245,239),'  Art Holden (209), Nancy Holden  (200), Peter Mouzakis 631 (245),  (233), Karen Stanley 222), Bill  Small (212), Art Corriveau  (208), Godfrey Robinson (228),  Dennis . Littlejohn (236), Jim  Thomas (213). ; .,,  Tuesi Juniors 2 Games: Susan  Charlesworth 277, Stephen  Charlesworth 363 (205), Mona  Hall 279, Deborah Hill 245,  Bruce Green ,409 (216,193), Len-  ard Green 317 (164), Tim Olson  399 (227,172), Neil Sandy 272  (163), Donald Turenne 240 (163),  Kennett Hall 279, Danny Olson  220,: Terry Verhaulst 239, Cheryl  Penfold 209, Garry Horseman  223, Gerry McConnell 305, Paul  Scott 440 (231,209), Mike Fuller  420 (194,226), Graeme Winn 329  (188). ;     ���:  I  The Gibsons Rod & Gun Club regrets any  inconvenience caused to patrons viewing  'Wild Splendour" on March 10, 1970  Sunshine Coast Regional District  UNPAID (1969) WATER RATES  ''���'.' '  Users are advised that all (1969) rates due either The  Sechelt Waterworks Company or the Sunshine Cojast  Regional District remaining unpaid on March 27 1970  will become recoverable as taxes in arrears and applied  as such to the 1970taxroJI.  Charles F. Gooding <  Secretary.  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