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Array .naial  Library��  Victoria,   B.C.  SERVING   THE  GROWING   SUNSHINE   COAST  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume 23  i Number 13, April1, 1970  10c per copy  Gower Pointers  Hull's  Slipport  in  m  issue  WATER  Roberts Creek Fire Department took advantage of the fact  water lines in the Roberts Creek  area were charged for testing,  last Wednesday afternoon, to get -  in a little extra practice. Above  Fire Chief Stan Rowland (left)  and Regional. District waterworks superintendent Gordon  Dixon (right) watch as water is  ^turned on for the first time from  the hydrant at Flume Road and  Beach Ave.  Below on the other end of the  hose, two of the staff members  of the fire department, Jean  Eldred and Betty Fitzpatrick get  some practice handling the hose  under the watchful eye of Deputy  Chief Jack Eldred.  '  March   21 -marked   the   first, ___  ' anniversary- of --Roberts   Creek���^  * Volunteer Fire department, now  a  two  truck organization, with  adequate equipment.  Manned by conscientious men  and women, these citizens of the  of the Roberts Creek area have  volunteered a considerable  amount of time in training, administration, and organizing.  They hope to start the new fire  hall in the near future and with  water in the hydrants the job  becomes easier.  The fire department is open  to any volunteers men or, women, who live in the Roberts  Creek area. >  At the first annual meeting on  March 23 the election of officers  was held and are as follows:  Chief, Stan Rowland; deputy  chief, Jack Eldred; Captains,  Glen Kraus and Robert Cotton;  Lieutenants Sharon Kraus and  Chuck Barnes; Chairman, Jack  Eldred; Secretary, Betty Fitzpatrick and treasurer Jim Setch-  field.  In  the  event  of a  fire call,  phone 886-2811.  L-   \  Seminar for loggers  Raymond Hull, president of Go  wer Point Property Owners association, under fire from diehard pollutionists because he  backed away from opposing  Gibsons sewage system, was  given almost unanimous support  at a' special meeting of the association Sunday. The audience  numbered close to 50 only six  opposed Mr. Hull.  The meeting opened with discussion as to whether the press  should be allowed to remain.  With this settled by the majority 'favoring the press remaining,  the problem of proxy votes arose  with opponents questioning their  validity. A majority vote decided proxy votes - would be accepted-without question. -  Mr:^ Hull turned the chair over to -Fred Corley. Mr. Hull's  action under fire, was over informing Gibsons council the majority of the association executive were-in favor of dropping  opposition to the Gibsons sewage  system- in view of council's bylaw for intallation of a secondary treatment plant. Opponents  argued this is contrary to a 1968  motion passed in August, 1968  which stated the association  would do all within its power  to oppose establishing a treated  sewage outlet. The seconder of  that'"motion "explained that the  situation at that time was for  having chlorinated treatment  only �� The situation had "changed  now-that Gibsons planned a secondary treatment plant.  In-1969 a motion that the-as-=  sflciation* _iake,*furtherf protests  Jt necessary"1 'against' a sewage  v'6utfa 11 "in* the" Gower "Point area",  was added to the argument by  Faster eggs  go quickly  ���Plans will be considered fox  next year's Easter Egg' drive  -.wJiich^'wiUlimit ; the ages of  those taking part according to  officials vin charge of the event.  Gibsons Chamber of Commerce  executive arranged for the purchase and distribution of 1,800  eggs on.the Mainil property near  the porner of Pratt road arid the  highway:; Hundreds of youngsters; turned up, some quite  early and the event was over in  a short? space of time as the result of older children cleaning  out the hiding places in a giant  sweep through the area.  Some youngsjbers sported a  sack almost filled with collected  eggs. For that reason' chamber  officials are planning limitations  on the event so that the younger  fry for whom it is meant, will-  have a better chance to collect  Easter eggs. "[  Owners, managers and supervisors in the truck logging operations oh the Sunshine Coast  will attend a one-day seminar!,  Saturday, April 11. in the banquet room . of the Peninsula  Drive-in, Sechelt. The seminar  will commence with a coffee  break, 8 to 8:30 a.m. with the  program getting under way  promptly at 8:30 and concluding at-3:30 p.m.  Under auspices of the Truck  Loggers association, this seminar isprovided courtesy of the  association as a service to  members and all other companies engaged in the truck logging  industry. Participants will also"  be guests of the association at  luncheon.  The program has been custom  designed and'will be conducted  for the association by the NDL  management institute, Vancouver. This is the second of a series of seminars, the first of  which attracted a full-house attendance in Alberni last November. It involves a high degree of group discussion and  exchange of practical information and ideas to improve the  productivity and profit of the  companies represented.  In order to ensure adequate  meeting arrangements, all operators will notify the associa-  ���'f:;:y-::i:eAR^riJ!aBB.,:^-  Passenger and commercial  car! plates issued at Gibsons and  Sechelt municipal * offices for  the period ending February totalled 3^��L  Of this total Sechelt issued 1,-  450 passenger plates and 550  commercial; Gibsons issued 1,-  118 passenger plates and 373  commercial plates. Some of the  Gibsons, plates were issued on  19$9 cars but these numbered  fess than 100.  tion office in Vancouver b*y mail  or telephone of the number of  persons they expect to have attending, not later thari April 8.  ' R.L. Jacksohy president, Jackson Bros. Co. and a director of  the -association, will show a  nuriiber'of pictures which graphically illustrate actual profit-  leak incidents. He is also acting  as the co-ordinator for the pro-  grant in Sechelt.  While individual;; break-downs  equipment damage or loss and  operating foul ups: can be very  expensive, minor, often unnoticed, accidents drain away money that would otherwise be a  substantial addition to operating  profits at the end of the year.  Dryer, TV fire  reports wanted  Fire Chief N Dick Rannager  asks that persons who become  involved with fires i_ clothes  dryers or fires in television sets  ���to inform him so a record can  be kept of such things occurring  in this area.    -,-,C- '..���'.,.  If it is a TV the trade name  of the&set, model number and  other details will be required  along, with information of conditions at the time of the; fire.  . As far as dryers are cocerned  , As far as dryers are concerned  the request for information in-  erials which are ; considered  high hazards when subjected to  a high degree of heat. Fires  caused by any reason should  be reported to him, Chief Rannager said.  HEALTH  MEETING  There wiM be a meeting of the  CoastMJaribaldi Union Board of  Health at the Health Centre in  Gibsons, at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday,  April 7.  DORIAN GREGORY  . Students from 49 secondary  schools throughout B.C. will  spend two days of their Easter  vacation at the University of  Victoria, for a preview of the  university approach to learning.  The annual; Humanities and  Science Symposium, now in its  fourth year of sponsorship \by  the University, assisted this  year by Vancouver-Foundation,  will be held April �� and 4. The!  symposium will1 give selected  senior students an opportunity  to discuss their work in a wide  variety of fields.  Papers to be discussed will  Include What Is Marijuana,  North American Indian Achievements in Modern Science  class. The External Triangle,  A discussion of the Proposed  New Indian Policy, Vancouver's  Italian Immigrants and Dorian  Gregory's Chess Analogies in  Three Dimensions.  Mr. L. Peterson, head of the  English department at Elphinstone Secondary school, was an  official guest of the UiversMy of  Victoria at its fourth Annual  Humanities and Science Symposium. Mr. Peterson, a sponsor of  many student extra-curricular  activities thoughout" the years,  accompanied Elphinstone Grade  12 student, Dorian Gregory, who  presented a paper to the Symposium.  those - opposing-Mr. -Hull's .action  Supporters argued that the issue at time was involved with  an elementary plant. Conditions  had changed since with respect  to- the physical plant, requiring  a -second look at the project. It  was argued it was now logical  that a changed point of view  was necessary.  -'���.'Opponents maintained the- executive had no power;to change  association: policy in view:\ of  motions that had been, passed.  Proponents said the, situation  had immeasurably changed and  that the' executive had power to  act because the association had  registered its opposition; only to  raw primary treatment. ���,'. Opponents ; thought that a ^general  meeting should have been, held  before the executive changed its  position: ''.'"���'   " ;    ; ;  - When-it came to - the vote to  support the action of the president or to oppose it, the hand  count revealed not more than 6  persons opposed and close to 40'  in favor.  After the vote, those opposing  Mr. Hull asked the chair to advise the pollution board that a  public hearing should be held  on the issue. Mr. Hull said that  executive has no power to advise the pollution board to hold  a hearing.  The meeting quickly turned  to its second subject, that of a  Centennial project and after  minutes of arguing it decided  a committee consisting of Mrs;  A. Moorcroft , Mrs. P. Elson,  Mr. R. Vernon, Mrs. K. Fisher  and Mrs. H. Chaster would be  formed to consider further action  Gibsons municipal council  headed by Mayor Wally Peterson and the Chamber of Commerce headed by Dick,Blakeman will get together shortly  to arrange a paint-up cleanup  week some time after mid-April.  This was decided ��� at Tuesday  night's council meeting: Council hoped for the same co-operation as was given the week last  "year when ��� a large amount of  garbage debris foumj^its. ,j?ay_  to the garbage dump.  B.C. Hydro street light rates  increased 6.3% April 1, council  was informed by Bob Norminton  Sunshine Coast Hydro district  manager. The main highway  lights will now cost close to $60  a year and the secondary lights  about $52.  Notification that Checkwelp  reserve residents now have .the  help of the Regional District  Board to get water and an application from Dick Kennett for  a water connection to his North  rd. home will be taken up by  council water meeting this  week., Mrs. A.S. Trueman of  Headlands area asked that a  sidewalk be laid from Headlands  area to as far as the post office.  Council felt it could do nothing  this   year  owing   to   the other  priorities. So it was left to be  tackled for next year.  The provincial department of  travel due to restricted spending  stated it could do nothing to get  . travel counsellors on the Langdale ferries. A letter from the  Ferry Authority said Manager  Monty Aldous will be away until April 6 and added' that arrangements for a meeting are  a problem.  Mayor   Peterson    added that  .....thj^e^wasl no intention of-drop}.:  ' ping the idea of having travel  aides on the ferries even if they  had  to  supply  them.  A  letter  from the B.C. Technology Insti-  ' tute    offering a    travel    counsellor's course was filed for further investigation.  A home occupation license application sought by E. Jeffreys  of Sargent road, for the pur  pose of repairing business machines was granted.  The problem of using plastic  piping in place of Copper for  plumbing is worrying some people who are anxious to use the  cheaper plastic piping,. AM.  Charles Mandelkau told the coun  cil. Mayor Peterson explained  that the changeover to plasic  is still under consideration and  just as soon as it is permissible  the public will be told.  Regina trip for student  Steven Lee, an Elphinstone  Secondary School student, has  been selected to represent British Columbia at the National  Meeting of the Canadian Red  Cross in Regina on April 6, 7  and 8. In recent months Steven  was asked to serve on the provincial, cominittee of the Red  Cross: Y .. ���   :.*  The work of the Junior Red  Cross clubs has become so outstanding and important to the  Red Cross society, that each  province has been asked to send  one representative of these  clubs to the national meeting.  In her letter to Mr. T. Ell-  wood, principal of Elphinstone.  Mrs. I. Service, the director for  Red Cross Youth for B.C. and  the Yukon, said:  "I would also like you to know  that your school was chosen because of the excellent record  it holds in the work of the Red  Cross Youth. I would suggest  that this outstanding club has  not only had promising interested students with leadership ability but is in fact outstanding  due to its excellent, sponsors in  the persons of Mrs. Rankin and  Mrs. Day. Both have been tireless and wonderful."  The Junior .Red Cross club at  Elphinstone has an outstanding  record of service. This club has  a   continuing project  which  involves    supplying a    school  in  Greece. It has sent clothing to  isolated Indian schools. The club  also sent paraplegic equipment  to Africa. The Elphinstone Club  has a considerable overseas outreach, having contributed to em  ergency    operations in    Korea,  Biafra, Peru, and the West Indies. This club has  also given  service locally, providing needed  health, services to some citizens  and an artificial eye to a Kam-  loops man. Coast News, April 1, 1970.  Prq^npial govermiieii t and  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.  Hull vindicated!  General notes on Pollution  Control   act  amendments   (Bill  \n6l}63.)x>^X\xy^,;/:-:X;-/i  1. The existing Pollution Control act deals with water, and  land pollution control. Small  domestic sewage discharges less  than 5,000 gallons per day (using septic tanks) are exempted  by the regulations issued under  the Pollution Control act. These  small discharges are being dealt  with by the Health officials under the Health act.. The amendments to the Pollution Control  act do not make any change in  this regard.  2. The main purpose of the  amendments is to extend the  control and regulation over the  industrial air pollution. A number of sections of the act are  Gower Point Property Owners Association members Sunday afternoon revealed their position in the argument over Gibsons sewage system^ in an overwhelming vote in supporting the action taken     being amended so as to bring  by its president. SSSr^the *a   po^tion  contr?1  >     This action was to inform Gibsons council that in view of the er ac *       ese   amena  fact council had definitely involved itself in secondary treatment  for its sewage disposal that .the GPPOA was prepared to withdraw  its objections to the Gibsons sewer scheme.  President Raymond Hull, prominent author, flew back from  Boston where he was holidaying, to attend this meeting. There  were close to 50 persons present.  When it came to a vote on the motion supporting the president's  action in writing to Gibsons council, not more than six hands were  raised in opposition. This left about 40 people, who raised their  hand high in favor of Mr. 'Hull's action  ments generally follow the recommendations made in July lasf  year by the ��� 'Pollution Control  board. The minister of lands,  forests and water resources forwarded copies of these recommendations to all municipalities  last summer.  3. Air pollution from domestic  commercial and institutional  sources and from such activities as burning of leaves, burn-  for permit if so ordered by the  director, or do not apply for permit if so ordered by the director, or do not improve the treat-  ..ment if so ordered by the director, etc.)  As mentioned under Item one  small sewage flows, less than  5,000 gallons per  day,  are  ex-  ;empted.  . ��� x   ���        t  ��� 7. The so-called penalty section (Section 20A) of the existing act makes an offence if a  person discharges sewage effluent or waste without permit.  The re-writen secion 20A broa-  ens the applicability of the penalty section by making an offence any violation of the provisions of the Pollution Control  act or its regulations. In addi-  ion, damage done to pollution  control   installation' and   equip-  ' ment would also, fall under thi s  section. (Penalty will remain unchanged���$1,000 or three months  imprisonment or both, and if  the offence is of a continuing  ature���a fine of $500 per day),  8. Regarding the applications  to the director of pollution control branch for permits for discharge of water, soil and air  pollutants, the amendments provide that a copy of application  be forwarded to departments of  agriculture, health and recrea-  Perhaps this will quieten down the hubbub which has caused    ing from land clearing, land fill-    tion and conservation, and, the  a considerable wordage to be printed as the result of the actions  of a minority which apparently felt it had strong support. However  the vote did not offer them much hope for support.  It cannot be said pressure was placed oh those favoring Mr.  Hull by anyone in Gibsons. From the start Gibsonites from the  mayor on down refrained from entering the Gower Point fray, preferring to let those property owners make their own decision. This  they did in no uncertain manner.  Perhaps now Gibsons might be allowed, to proceed on its allotted path, allotted by grace of the Provincial[Pollution board, to  proceed with what it plans to do under provincial direction, with  no deals under the table or conspiracies to flout whatever regulations that may be involved.  Clear policies necessary  A cooling off process is necessary for those people who, having  taken hold of the pollutibn ruckus are barging in where angels fear  to tread. Gordon Draeseke, president of the Council of Forest Industries expresses this feeling when he says that when too many  people without sufficient knowledge of our environmental problems jump on the anti-pollution bandwagon the real issues can  quickly become lost. ^  He felt that governments ��� municipal, provincial and federal,  should first develop clear policies and directives on pollution control before rushing through new legislation calling for standards  which present technology is unable to meet. He also felt concerned about the number of "amateurs" clamoring for action and looking for easy solutions. There are no easy or simple solutions to a  problem of this complexity.  ��� He believes that pollution problems must be solved scientifically, not emotionally or politically. Improvement of the environment must go hand in hand with economic growth because pollution and population-pressure are partners. To Ibe realistic the target must 'be acceptable standards of pollution control because there  is no such thing as a pollution-free environment in any modern  society.  {. The forest industry gave up the use of DDT eight years ago oh  their own initiative when serious side effects were first confirmed  and developed insecticides without harmful side effects. Mills have*  he said, spent $60 million on pollution control equipment since 1960.  However, now that large numbers of people are involving themselves, there is a danger the anti-pollution movement may go too  far.  �� .  COAST NEWS  5-10-20 YEARS AGO  FIVE   YEARS  AGO  Weatherman Dick Kennett reported a high temperature of 66  for March, a low of 23 with 4  days of rain and almost 2.5 inches of rain and snow. Heaviest  rain was March 28 with 1.30 inches.  A Centennial project meeting  for Roberts Creek drew an attendance of* 19 and it decided  to have a library ^ at the post  office corner.  10 YEARS AGO  Action to get a recreation  committee functioning in Gibsons suffered a setback when only one person turned up. Another  meeting was arranged.  Lloyd Burritt of Gibsons area  has won the Jean Coulthard  scholarship for his musical composition at the B.C. Music Festival. ;  Gibsons Legion auxiliary celebrated its 27th birthday with,  a tea in the Legion hall attended  by friends as far away as Pender Harbour.  15   YEARS   AGO  Wes. Hodgson showed a selection  of colored films taken in  area gardens during the summer of 1954, at a Garden Club  meeting. ''- *  Gibsons council thanked volunteers who gave their services  free of charge in supplying and  installing a new engine on the  village truck.  Eric Thomson, Hopkins Land-  ding lawyer, spoke before the  Women's Institute on the subject of Women's Rights.       v  20   YEARS AGO  Sechelt's Board of Trade  passed a motion deprecating  the federal govenpnent spending, more money on Roberts  Creek wharf owing to what  members termed a change in  traffic patterns. .   !;  L.S. Jacksbn, returning from  a visit to Victoria reported he  suspected Port Mellon's pulp  mill would be reopened in the  fall.  Speaking at a Kinsmen dinner,  L.S. Jackson offered asv a gift  park property near Gibsons as a  memorial to .commemorate the  names of George, L.S.J., R.T.  Jackson, Terry, Tom and Stonewall Jackson.  ing and land grading, etc.,  which are of lesser importance,  are exempted. It is visualized the  municipal governments will regulate and control such air pollution sources under their bylaws.  4. Air pollution from motor-  vehicles will be. controlled under  the Motor-Vehicle act to which  appropriate amendments are being drafted.  Air pollution from burning of  weeds, crops or stubble will remain under the Noxious Weeds  act.; air pollution control. from  pesticides or biocides will remain under the Pharmacy act.  or Pest Control act (Canada).  5. All new industriarair con-  tamiant emissions . will require  permit from the director of pollution control branch of the  water resources service effective Jan. 1 1971.  All existing industrial air contaminant emissions are to be  registered with the director of  pollution control branch on or  before Dec. 31; 1971. The director will then order them to apply for a'permit which they will  be required to do within 60  days. The scheduling of this pro  cedure which involves the issuance of a number of permits  to the existing air pollutant emissions will, depend on the available experienced staff. The director may have to extend this  over a period of several years.  6. Amendments are also being made to those sections of the  Act which deal with water and  soil pollution. The existing Act  states that every effluent or  waste material discharge requires a permit from the director. It is estimated that there is  quite a large number of existing effluent or waste material  discharges that have been in operation for,a number of years  and which are not yet brought  under permits. .  The amended act would provide that effective Jam 1, 1970,  all new; sewage or waste dis-'  charges require permit and that  all the existing sewage; discharges will have to be registered  with the director of pollution  control by Dec. 31, .1970. The  director will then order the existing -discharges to' apply for  permit which they will be required to do within 60 days.  Again, as mentioned in connection with existing air pollutants,  the scheduling of the orders by  the Director and the processing  of the applications received will  depend on the available experience^! staff and will very likely  take several years to complete.  This amendment regarding  the existing sewage and other  waste discharges without permit means also that those who  have been discharging without,  permit could be prosecuted effective Jan. 1, 1970. (They could  ed Act if they do hot register  be prosecuted under the amend-  with the director or do not apply  comptroller of water rights,  whose recommendations will  require consideration by the director. Presently this requirement exists under the regulations of the act.  9, A new section 5B will be added to the act which provides  that the provisions of the Pollution Control, act snail prevail over those of any other act in case  of a conflict. There are'several  other Acts that have sections  dealing   with pollution   control.  If a municipality has an air  pollution control by-law, the industrial air pollution control  permits issued by the director of  pollution control branch will  prevail over the provisions of  the municipal by-law! However,  *if the municipal by-iaw requires  higher degree of treatment than  that specified in the permit, theN  by-law requirements will still  be valid.  10. Under amended Section 13,  objections to granting of a permit to discharge sewage will remain unchanged.  Objections to granting of an  air pollution control permit may  be filed with the director of pollution control branch by any  person who lives within 5 miles  of the point of emission and by  the immediately adjoining Municipality.  11. As in the existing Act, the  pollution control board of the  water resources service will continue to be the first stage appeal  tribunal from any decision  made by the director. The "pollution control board will also  have powers to determine wa-  OFFER FOR TRUCK  AND DUMP BOXES  OFFERS: plainly marked on  the envelope, "Offer on _\T. No.  251" will ibe received iby the undersigned up to 5 p.m. April 10,  1970, for the following truck and  dump boxes, located "as is and  where is" at the Department of  Highways Yard, Gibsons, British. Columbia.  (1) 1962 Chevrolet 4-ton Dump  *fruck (No Motor) Reference No. S-24391  <2) Two 44on Dump Boxes.  To view or for further information contact the Mechanical  Foreman, Department ofliHigh-  ways, Gibsons- British Columbia.-, :-.  licence and registration is not  included.  Offers must ibe accompanied  by a certified cheque or money  order made payable to the Minister of Finance for 10% of the  bid. If the successful bidder  subsequently withdraws his offer the 19% payment shall be  liable to forfeiture.  The highest or any offer will  not necessarily be accepted, but  the bearer of the successful bid  ���i��� be re-quired to pay the S.S.  Tax.  '  R. G. McKee, CHAIRMAN,  PURCHASING COMMISSION,  PARLIAMiENT!BU3tiE_NiG_,  VICTORIA, Britisn Columbia:  Ad No. 251 -69/70  * March 25 ,1970.  ter, land and air pollution control standards (sec. 4). (The  director has similar powers).  in addition, the board has powers under Section 8 to recommend to the government that  certain effluent, waste or air  pollution discharges be exempted from the provisions of the  act..-.'  12. The new, section 21 requires that all hew sewage collection system proposals require  approval by the minislter of  lands, forests and water resources before a municipal by-law is  presented to a vote of the electors or construction is com-  menced. The minister will also  have powers to require improve-  , ments to the existing sewage  systems.  ���Presently, the minister of  health services and hospital insurance has this authority under the Health act. (Sewage  treatment proposals require permit from the director of pollution control branch).  13. The new section 24 provides  that actions taken under the  Pollution Control act cannot be  challenged by a court action  excepting in a case where an  official has exceeded his authority or jurisdiction.  14. New section 25 makes the  act applicable to all provincial  government operations.  15. There are also a few minor  amendments clarifying - and  strengthening the powers of the  director of pollution control  branch in administering the act.  Blake C. Alderson, _>.C.  CHIROPRACTOR  Post Office Building, Sechelt  TUES.,- WED., THURS., FRI.  10:30-5:30  SATURDAY 9:39 -I:*  _   Phone  ���  Office 885-2333���Res. 886-2321  N. Richard McKibbin  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  Sunshine Coasf Regional District  Davis Bay Wafer  TRANSFER OF 0^  Effective April 1st, 1970, Davis Bay Waterworks will become part of the Sunshine Coast Regional District Water  Supply System.  Users are advised that all business of the Da vis. Bay  Waterworks will be handled at the Sunshine Coast Regional District Office, Davis Bay. Postal Address, R.R. 1,  Sechelt.  Charles F. Gooding  .....    ..-/Secretary."  REXALL  S  A  L  E  10 BIG BARGAIN DAYS  Twice as much ...  For a Penny (more  April 16 to 25  107 BONUS BUYS  Our Flyers will be in the mail  Kruse Drug Stores  LTD.  GIBSONS  886-2234  Sechelt  885-2238  SUNNYCREST PUZA Professional Pharmacy  PhonJ 886-2726  Dependability ��� Integrity ��� Personal Service s  0  -     Coast News. April 1, 1970.       3  The Canadian labor movement is failingto changewith  the times, a B.C. trade union  official) maintains. The result of  thi-s''failure'' to move ahead' is  that the labor movement in Canada has become irrelevant to  large sections of the population,  said J.L. Fryer, general secretary of the B.C. Government  Employees' union.  In a speech to the Industrial  Relations Management Association of B.C. he said that labor  movement started as a, force  for reform and betterment of  society as a whole.  Far too many union members now -think of their organization as just another pressure  CHURCH NlllVlliiS  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 p.m., Rev. Jim Williamson.  BAPTIST  CALVARY BAPTIST  Park Rd., Gibsons  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Evening Service 7 p.m.  Phone 886-2158  BETHEL BAPTIST  Mermaid and Trail; Sechelt  11:15 a.m.. Worship Service  Phone 885-9fift5  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member P.A.O.C.  v        886-9970  Highway and Martin Road  ''    Sunday School 9:45 a. re.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Service 7:60 p.m.  Wed., Bible Study & Prayer  7:30 p.m.  Fri., Family Night Service  Rev. B. J. With  GLAD TIDINGS  Gower Point Road  886-060  Sunday School, 10 ajn.  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 .  You can  mem at ihe  COAST NEWS  Scratch Pads  Rubber Stamps  Rubber Stamp Pads  Counter Cheque Books  f . '.-'���������'���  Acco Fasteners  Time Books ,.  Record Books  Receipt Books  Theatre Tickets  Typing Paper  . ���  t  ���  Envelopes  File Folders  Carbon Paper  Columnar Sheets  Mimeograph Paper  Statement Pads  Adding Machine Rolls  ��� ���',       -.������.������'"���������."������;���-���'���,'!".'..*'���.������:���:'���':��'���������' .'      ':'���'"���    "������  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886 2622  group, he said.   ,  Fryer told the, IRMA there  is a need for re-direction and a  new sense of purpose and it  prompted a group of Canadian  trade unionists ito put forward  a reform program for discussion at the 1970 convention of  the Canadian Labor Congress.  Fryer, 31, said the aim of the  Reform. Caucus is ito engender  relevant debate at the convention, not to overthrow ithe leadership of the Congress;  Fryer said the reform caucus  will urge that ihe CLC help the  labor movement re-establish itself as a. social force through  community projects.  ; The reform group will also  press for a broadening of industrial democracy by restricting  the employer's presently unrestricted right to control prices,  technological change, relocation  of factories and other decisions  which affect the workers' way  of life, he said.  Fryer told the 1RMA the reform group will also try to in-  New pollution committee  A pollution committee has  been formed by Port Mellon Local 297 of the IBPS & PMW.  The committee under the chairmanship of Don Pearsell has  been instructed to co-operate  fully with any other committees  of a like nature, in the area and  to determine and recommend to  the Local Union the best method by which Local 297 can be  of benefit to the community.  The battle to rid the atmosphere of much of the poilutents  being deposited there by us as  individuals and  as  workers  in  an industry, notorious for its  capabilities for pollution, ts dependent on the singular and collective action of all the citizens.  , Canadian Forest Products,  Howe Sound Pulp division, has  been approached requesting  their co-operation in the ^operation of, such a committee. It is  hoped that they will see the benefit^ to be reaped in the proper  education of the local membership and the public in general  regarding the -true facts concerning pollution- of the envirori-  ment, both by the pulp and paper  industry and others.  Ferry service protested  Port Mellon Local 297 of the  IBPS & PMW, has protested to  (he provincial government in  the strongest possible terms,  (he totally inadequate and inconvenient scheduling of ferries  in this area.  The letter sent to the B.C.  Ferry Service with .copies to the  highways department and the  Hon. Isabel Dawson, also decried the lack of a late night  servLce, pointing out that residents of the Sunshine Coast are  inconvenienced and suffered  financially for thfe right to live  in this area, and calling for im-  mediat e steps to be taken to  end this discrimination against  one segment of the B.C. population./ '-���'  The  protest  came because a  motion from the floor 6f a general membership meeting of the  local union, called unanimously  for such a protest.  The reply from the B.C. Ferry  Service stated that referring to  the protest over inadequate service they supposed that we were  referring to the period when the  Sunshine Coast Queen was in  for refit and unfortunately this  was an inconvenience we would  have to put up with on a yearly  basis...      ���.. \v,-v.';'  As far as late night service  was concerned they stated that  there was.^insufficient- demand  for them to seriously consider  such a move at present and  pointing out that the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island are,  in the same position. w-��� *p  Union scholarship fund  A general meeting of Port  Mellon Local 297, IBPS & PMW,  voted strongly in favor of setting :_p a fund to provide a $100  scholarship annually to a boy or  girl chosen by the secondary  school authorities for the purpose of helping them to attend  vocational school. The recipient of -the^ scholarship would not  necessarily^have to be related  16 a member���''���'of Local 297.  It is hoped that the scholarship will provide the necessary  incentive to enable a young man  or woman, not academically inclined toward a university education, to receive the necessary  vocational training to provide  them with a satisfying and remunerative career in a field to  which they are suited by aptitude and liking, and so to find  a useful place in society .  School Act changes loom  ; Changes to the School act  are before the legislature in the  form of amendments to the act.  Here are some of them which  may be included in the act. when  passed:  If a vacancy occurs after the  first day of July in the last year  in the term of a trustee, the  board inay hold the vacancy  open until the next annual election.   ���:._-.'  A person may now earn up to  $1,000 from the school board before disqualifying himself to sit  i.. .   ''L ".���'���'���'..'.���'  Slash on spot  That., longtime end of summer  sport of the logging fraternity,  slashburning, has�� come in for  criticism. Two professors from  the faculty of forestry at UBC,  Dr. J. Haddock, professor of  silviculture and Dr. J.P. Kim-  mins assistant professor of forest ecology will talk about this  and another forestry issue, sustained yield, of interest to all  those who work in the woods or.  who are engaged in dependent  industries.  Dr. Haddock describes both  these issues a being important  to the future prosperity of Bri;  tish Columbia arid to the people  of this area. This^ meeting is  sponsored by the Sunshine Coast  Environment protection Society:  and will be held at Gibsons Rod  and Gun Club at 8 p.m. on Friday April 3. ^:  as a trustee.  Where applicable, the list of  electors for the rural areas of  a school district will be the list  of electors prepared by the Regional Board.  It is illegal for any person to  disrupt the meetings of a school  board. An offence against this  act is liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding  $50.  A teacher or any other school  board employee, who is granted  a superannuation allowance on  . medical evidence, is prohibited  from accepting a position with  another school board.  With respect to teachers* sick  leave provisions, the bill provides for the following:  , The maximum number of sick  leave days which may be taken  in any one school year remain  at 120 days. Sick leave credit  is accumulated at the rate of  one day for each month taught.  For services prior to April,  1968, sick leave is accumulated  at the rate of one day for each'  month taught.  For services after April, 1968,  sick leave is accumulated at the  ��� rate of one and onehalf days for  each month taught.  Total accumulated credit shall  not exceed 250 teaching days.  Teachers' sick leave determined under this section of the  bill is not portable between  boards, nor can it be supplemented by any negotiated arrangements for leave of absence payments to teachers. -   ���  troduce a sei of guidelines for  international unions operating  in Canada. All' iternationai unions in this country should enable the Canadian membership  to elect all the Canadian officers, and collective agreements  negotiated in Canada should  not be subject to the approval'  of a head office in the United  States. ���"  Fryer said one of the side effects of international unions has  been to disco-rage much-needed  consolidation of Canadian labor.  Minimum wage  $1.50 per hour  Hon. L.R. Peterson, Q.C.,  minister of labor, has announced  a new order which raises the  minimum wage for employees  in many industries and occupations to $1.50 per hour, which  will be the highest minimum  wage in Canada for comparable  < areas of employment.  Effective May 4 1970, the new  order replaces those presently  in effect for the following: Manufacturing and mercantile industries; hotel and catering industry; laundry cleaning, and dyeing industry; fishing industry;  the hotel and catering industry  in unorganized territory; and  in the occupations of elevator  operators and starters; office  occupation; bicycle-riders and  foot-messengers. /  Minimum wage orders in Bri-  . lish Columbia do not provide  lower rates for inexperienced  persons or for female employees, which is the case in a number of the other provinces. The  present minimum wage in most  instances is $1.25 perhour.  Amendments to the Payment  of wages act which were given  Second- Reading in the Legislature strengthen the provisions  of the act and extend its benefits  to additional workmen, Hon. L.  R. Peterson, Q.C. minister of labor announces.  ^Under the amended act wages  found to be owing to an employee as set forth in a certificate  made by the Board of Industrial  Relations will have the status of  a lien or charge in priority over  all liens, charges, or mortgages  of every person in respect of the  real or personal property of the  employer, including those of the  Crown in right of the province.  The number of employees com  ing under the Payment of Wages  act has been.extended to include  all employers and employees in  every industry, business, trade  and occupation, subject to .certain specific exceptions, rather  than to only those included in a  schedule to the act, limiting its  application to certain industries  and occupations.  The importance of the legislation is emphasized when it is  realized that last year $277,370  were collected on behalf, of 3,-  658 employees and 1,767 employers were affected and that additional money could have been  obtained if unpaid wages had  priority.  AN EMERGENCY PHONE  So users of the Regional water supply can telephone the  right place in the event of trouble on the water lines/ the Regional board proposes to have  a special telephone number  available so emergencies can  be handled quickly.  g  SKffflT GARDfflaUB  Sjj>rlng Flower Show  arid Art Display  Saturday, April 11 ��� 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.  St. Hilda's Hall, Sechelt  TEA  AND  PLANT SALE  Admission  ��� Silver  Collection  i-h  Sunshine Coast N.D.P. Club  Annual Election Meeting  Saturday, April 4 ��� 7:30 p.m.  Port Mellon Unfon Hall  Wyngaert Rd., Gibsons  Refreshments to be served  IMPORTANT  South Pender Harbour  Waterworks District  Annual General  Meeting  SUNDAY, APRIL 2, 2 pm/  1969 Audit available for inspection at District Office  The Age of Aquarius  By Port Mellon Auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital  in Port Mellon Community Hall  Monday, April 13, 7:30 p.m.  DOOR PRIZES ��� COFFEE ��� GENTLEMEN WELCOME  Entertainment by Backwoods Brass  ADULTS $1.50 STUDENTS 75c  I      Get your tickets early from Port Mellon Members  Phone 8S4-5384t��r 886-7430  ' -sS^MB^^ti:r^^^^B^^:;j:r-*^^^^pK"-:S.rrGi  s��=-: v^^s^Ks^^b^^s^^^v^^^  ~n?*2i*a&!*3r*G>  mt  PLAY BINGO -���*  APRIL 2  p.m.  GIBSONS LEGION HALL - 8  Sunshine Coast Highway  19 GAMES $10 or OVER f���  m  mum Door Prize *  $500-50 CAllS      $250���52 CAUS       ' vvw      "**  $100���55 UUS      $50���56 CALL or MORE  Minors "under  15 not allowed  GIBSONS   WELFARE   FUND COMING EVENTS  MISC. FOR SMI  TWILIGHT THEATRE  GIBSONS  Wed. April 1, Thurs. 2, Fri. 3,  Sat. 4, at 8 p.m.  Sat. Matinee 2 p.m.  THE  APRIL  FOOLS  Jack Lemmon  Catherine Deneuve  Sun. 5, at 7 pm. Mon. 6, Tues. 7,  Wed. 8,     at 8 p.m.  ME NATALIE  Patty Duke  COMING  Walt Disney's  101 DALMATIANS  April 3, L.A. Tea and Bazaar,  Roberts  Creek  Legion,   2   p.m..  Admission 50 cents.  April 4, Sunshine Coast NDP  Club Annual election meeting  Sat., 7:30 p.m. Port Mellon Union Hall, Wyngaert Road, Gibsons. Refreshment's to be served.  April 6, Mon. 2 pm. OAPO Social, Health Centre, Gibsons.  April 25, NDP Dance, Roberts  Creek Community Hall, 8 p.m.  to 1 a.m. Music by Brian & the  Penn Kings. Tickets from NDP  Club members. $2 each.  DEATHS  RITCHIE, On March 27, 1970,  Frances Catherine Ritchie of  Selma Park. Survived by ber  loving husband, one son Thomas, 3 grandchildren, 2 brothers,  Archie and Dave, 3 sisters, Elizabeth, Mary and Olive. Funeral service was held Tues.  Mar. 31 at 4:15 from the Family Chapel of the Harvey Funeral Home. Rev Canon Alan  Greene officiated. Cremation.  No flowers by request.  CARD OF THANKS  Sincere thanks for all the cards,  flowers and words of sympathy  tendered to me in the recent loss  of my beloved husband.  Gratefully  Mrs. BUlie Larson  IN MEMORIAM  FLUMERFELT ��� In loving  memory of Forde, A dear son  and brother. As time goes by  the memory stays as. near, as  clear as yesterday. No need for  words except to say, still loved  and missed in very way.  Ever    remembered    by    the  family.  WORK WAHID  Housekeeping, live out, by day.  Phone 886-2580.  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,  TREE SERVICE? ���then check  this:  Trees felled, lambed topped or  pruned,  TV antennas set in trees.  Free estimates-sensible rates.  Guaranteed, insured work.  PEARLESS TREE SERVICES  885 2109  Baby sitting service; day and  night Mrs. Beryl 'Sheridan.  Phone 885-9568.  Experienced drywall, accoustic  & textured ceilings, now in Gibsons area, and serving the Sunshine Coast. Free estimates.  Past service. Phone G&W- Dry-  wall. 886-2402.  Gibsons Stucco & Drywall. All  kind's of cement work. Phone  Albert Ronnberg 886-2996. Norman Coates 886-2483.  We do alterations and repairs.  We clean suede & leather jackets.   PENINSULA   CLEANERS.  Gibsons  Phone  886-2200.  Male high school student desires steady or part time job  for summer and ..weekends. Experienced.  Phone 886-7164.  Backhoe available. Water lines  and septic tanks installed. Ph.  886-2231 days, 886-2171 evenings.  VERNON & SON BULLDOZING  Land clearing with  clearing blade  Grading and Excavating  Competent work, Service  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Phone 886-18*7  Do you require bookkeeping,  statements, balance sheets, and  oersonal income tax? Phone  886-9331.  Backhoe^and prefabricated septic  tanksV^Bill  Warren, Phone  886-2762.  '  PLANT NOW  FRUIT & NUT TREES  FLOWERING TREES, SHRUBS  EVERGREENS  BEDDING PLANTS  APPROX. APRIL 15th  PEAT MOSS ��� FERTILIZERS  GARDEN LIME - GRASS SEED  FEED  For Almost Every Need  Pigeon Mix...... 50 lbs.     $4.05  Buckerfield's Dog Meal ... .4.49  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gibson886-9340  Mattress for 6 yr. size crib,  spring filled $5. Playtex nurser,  new $6; Girl Guide uniform,  size 14 ��6. 886-2512:  1964 Honda, 125 cc $150. Phone  886-7070.  ��66 ���50 hp mere outboard, long  shaft, Al condition $445.  Single Merc Controls $45.  Double piston Beatty elec. shallow well C/W 80 gal. tank   $95.  HADDOCK'S CABANA MARINA  MADEIRA PARK  ;_    883-2248  DEW WORMS  Bed  chesterfield & chair  Wringer washer;  21" Color TV set, 1 yr. guarantee.  Cedar froes.  Garden tools.  EARL'S IN GIBSONS  886-9600  Nearly everyone likes  Fireplaces  by  Simpkins  Davis   Bay  Road  Box 517, Sechelt 885-2132  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  886-3838  FREE!   LATEST EDITION  HEALTHFUL LIVING DIGEST  HOW TO USE THE  MEDICINES OF NATURE  Also Handling Products From:  NU���LIFE 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 - IT'S MORGANS  885-9330, Sechelt  SPORTING GOODS  Hardware and appliances  Where your dollar has more  cents  EARL'S IN GIBSONS  886-9600  BOATS FOR SALE  1968 3.9 hp. Mercury outboard  $160; 1969 35 hp. Mercury outboard $425. Phone 885-9981,  16 ft. B.C. Fibreglass Deep-V,  65 Merc outboard, electric start  sleeper seats, accessories, 2 yrs  old. Phone 886-7168 after 6 p.m.  FIBREGLASS POWERBOATS  "ULTRA VE 16'  fit  CUSTOM  BUILT BY  Ultra  Enterprises  520 Mountain Highway  North Vancouver 112-985-8318  $1095 F.O.B. FACTORY  18 ft. plywood cruiser, open cabin, 45 hp. electric start outboard. Used 4 seasons. 896-7430.  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.  4       Coast News, April 1, 1970.  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  *55 -Chev sedan delivery. Al  mechanical $75. Ph. 886-9984:   ;  1952 Merc. %. ton P.U. $195.00  Ph. 886-2546. A ;:;  '60 Chev 6 std. Good mechanical  condition. Offers. 886-9379 after  6 p.m. ,'" '.;������  pets   ..[ 7."'.C^-#?  Poodles, " grooming, clipping.  Years of experience Phone 886-  .2601.'  ���������..���.��������� :   -'-    ���   ���:���'. :.XX-:;X-X:.  Pure bred miniature poodle pup  pies. No papers. 2 male"$50  each, 1 female $35. Phone 886-  2965.   '    - '       - _ ������������ ' ���    -;-:./  WANTED  8"  table  saw, with  or without ���  motor.  Must be in good condition. 886-2707. ��� - ...   ��� ,-:,. -  14 or 16 ft. boat with or without motor.   Phone   885-2392.  SUNSHINE iOAST REAL ESTATE  LOST  8ft. red rowboat, named Tiny,  from Hopkins.wharf. Sat. night.  Finder please phone 886-2685.  LIVESTOCK  Horse for sale. Phone 886-9861.  ANNOUNCEMENTS  Alcoholics Anonymous, vphone  886-2979 or 885-9327 Mr. & Mrs.  885-2355 after 5 p.m.  Jewellry & Watch repair on  premises. Sechelt Jewellers.  For membership of explosive re  quirements contact C. Day 886-  2051 Lockyer Rd. Howe Sound/  Farmers Institute, Stumping or  ditching powder, dynamite, electric pr regular caps, priima-  cord, etc.  COMPRESSED AIR  SERVICE FOR  Sfcindivers* and Firemen's  air tanks  SKlNDrVERS AVAILABLE  FOR SALVAGE WORK  MARINE ACCESSORIES  Paint, fibreglass, rope, canvas,  boat hardware  WALT NYGREN  SALES LTDfe  Gibsons, 886-9303  PENDER MARBOUR: A choice  of lots and smaU acreages near  ���the-. sea. For"-your holiday: retreat: From $3,000. up;      ;  -'ALSO hard to find waterfront,  on'; the ocean or on the lakes.  Some with small cabins. From  $11,000. up. If you're a sailor..  call DON TATT 883-2284.  WEST SECHELT; Prime waterfront. Mod.;; 6 ropm. home at  beach level. Spacious living  room, features Ash paneling and  "lge.rview windbw. Dining room  eand kitchen compliment each  other. 2 lovely bedrooms, utility  and storage room. Car port.  Only $31,500.  Secluded 4 acre block, level, excellent garden soil. Unfurnished  4 room cottage, partially wired.  Try $3;000. down on $14,000. F.P.  iROBERTS CREEK: Charming  ���3 bdrm. home oh Vi ac. (2 yrs.  old). Bright living room with adjoining dining room, full .cab.  kit. has oodles of cupboards.  Attractively priced at. $22,000.  Terms.  Better than 4 ac, in excellent  location, some view. Only $4,500.  GIBSONS RURAL: Bring us  : your offer on approx. 3 ac. with  cozy 4 room cottage, wired for  range etc. Grounds ready for  landscaping. Walking distance  -to schools and shopping.  The finest small hobby farm in  area. 2 level acres, smart 3  bedroom home features' spacious living room with fireplace  and lge. picture windows, W /W  carpets. All elect, kitchen with  adjoining dining room. 2 guest  cabins matches house and garage finish. 2 horse barn, corral  etc. Attractive terms on $30,000.  Inexpensive vie# home close to  shops etc. Clean 5 room cottage,  partial bsmt. A /oil heat, wired  for range. $5,000. down on $13,-  800. full price.  K. BUTLBR IffiAltY LTD.  ALL TYPES  OF INSURANCE  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  MOBILE HOMES  45x10 Travello Mobile Home.  Washer, drier, oversized hot  water tank, fully furnished. By  appointment only. 885-2314.  64'xl2' 4 bedroom mobile home,  complete with furnishings, washer, dryer, deep freeze, TV.  No. 7 Sundance Trailer Park,  Sechelt.  fl)R RENT  Summer     cottage on     Soames  Road.  Phone  886-2707.  Mobil Home space available.  Sunshine Coast Trailer Park.  Phone 886-9826.  Clean redecorated apartments,  furnished or unfurnished, available now in Seaside Plaza. Under new management. Phone  or 886-7240.  Waterfront mobile. home space.  Good beach area. Laundromat  under construction. Ronniebrook  Camp and Trailer Park. The  Vernons. 886-2887.  OFFICES FOR RENT  HARRIS  BLOCK  75 to 1400 square feet. Centre of  Gibsons business area. Inquiries  invited. Contact N. R. Harris,  Hopkins Landing, Phone 886-  2861.  BEST ACCOMMODATION  IN GIBSONS   <  MAPLE  CRESCENT  NEW DELUXE APARTMENT  1, 2, S bedroom apartments vacant now. FREE heat, washig  facilities, drapes, blinds, parking, water, garbage collection. Colored appliances " and  plumbing. Luxury living at low  cost Phone 886-2905  GIBSONS VILLAGE ��� Situated  : on a quiet street we offer a very  comfortable and compact older  type home. Lot 50x120, Elect.  Heat, Elect. H/W. Has its own  private water supply F.P. $10,-  500.  GIBSONS RURAL ��� 13.8 Acres  of sloping treed land. Springs  on upper end. Southern exposure. On Highway 101. View property.   $16,000;  CASH.  GIBSONS ��� A neat, bright two  bedroom home, furnished, on  large level lot, handy to shopping, school, etc., ready to occupy:  $12,000.  Large four-bedroom family home  beautifully maintained; with  pleasantly landscaped large  view lot conveniently located:  Full price only $24,000 cash.  Big country lot, 69.5x217.44, level, grown to small alder, on sunny side of road: $2,800.  SELMA PARK: On 150 foot frontage, big comfortable home,  ideal for family living: 5 bed-  roomSj 24x14 living room, 11x12  dining room, modernized kitchen  full concrete basement. Two revenue cottages on grounds, and  triple garage. $25,000 full price.  Lease land.  -,.     ':*������.������.-������  BUSINESSES, LOTS, ACREAGE  MEMBER ��� MULTTPLE  LISTING SERVICE  EWART McMYW* REALTY  ���      Phone 886-2248  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C.  Notary Public : v  E. McMynn, 886-2500  Do Wortman, 886-2393  Virice Prewer 8864359  Mrs. L. Girard, 886-7760  FUELS  WAHID TO REIT  Rent or lease with option to  buy, 2 or 3 bedroom home, Gibsons area. Phone 886-7081.  Responsible family requires 3  bedroom home, Roberts Creek  Sechelt area. Phone 886-2857.  CONSTRUCTION  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt.  Phone 885-2283  Everything tor your  building needs  owCordwood 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-S535  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  DEADLINE, TUESDAY NOON  Phone 886-2622  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  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  GIBSONS VILLAGE ��� Gower  Point Road. Well -built conventional style house with good  basement which could be made  into more rooms, M.L. suite or  rec. room. 2 bedrooms, living-  room .diningroom 22x12, roomy  kitchen, modern bathroom. A/  oil heat, 220 wiring. Fridge and  electric stove included in price  of $16,500 with $5,500 cash, will  sell for $15,500 cash. Good  view, lots of nice homes around,  handy to all amenities. No' hills  to climb Available immediately.  886-2481  MEMBER, MULTIPLE  LISTING SERVICE  LISTINGS  WANTED  Representing Zurich and  Western Union Insurance  Mr. Crosby Mr. White  Eves. 886-2098       Eves 886.935  Richard F. Kennett  Notary Public  CHARLB ENGLISH LTD.  Real Estate & Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C. Ph. 886-2481  PENDER HARBOUR ��� View  lots, close to beach and protected moorage. Sailors,  fishermen and water sport  enthusiasts should' avail  themselves of the excellent  selection cwh_elt_ey last at  the low price of $3,500 each  with easy terms.  WILSON CREEK ��� 27 acres of  beautifully treed; level property traversed by year  round trout stream. Ideal  for youth cart^fsubdivision  or holding property; Realistically priced at 819,500.  GIBSONS ��� Your choice of two  fully serviced, level, cleared lots in new "home area.  Excellent view homesites.  Full price $3,000 each.  GHiSONS RURAL ��� Two adjoining % 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  $12,509;  ONLAY REALTY LTD.  Call Frank Lewis or  Morton Mackay at  886-9900, eves. 886-7088  Gibsons Coquitlam  MacGREGOR PACIFIC  REALWLTD.      *  . 777 Hornby St. 688-3501  Vancouver  JACK WARN, 886-7244  -886-2681 (ev.)  PROPERTY WANTED  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 Estate & Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C.        Ph. 880-2481  Gibsons rural ��� Twentynine ac-  * ires, southerly, Islope? with' view  of Georgia Strait Good 'wafer  supply. Fruit trees, garden.  .Three bedroom dwelling also  two room cottage and largei poul  try house. $37,000. offers    1470  One arid one-half story home on  nicely landscaped lot, Well sheltered^ fenced yard. Excellent  garden, shrubs, firuit trees.  Good water supply. Carport.  Handy to Gibsons and ferry.  $15,000 JXP.  $7,500. 1155R  Gibsons��� Large corner view  lot. Centrally located. Small  three room cottage. F.P. $6,900,  ��� $3,000. D.P. Reduction for all  cash. 1413  Single bedroom home on spacious lot. Recently renovated.  Ideal retirement home. Easy  walking distance to stores. $9,-  500. * v    1469  WATERFRONT LOT ��� Exclusive residential area. $8,500.1445  Agencies Ltd.  Realty & Insurance  Gibsons Sechelt  Marine Drive Cowrie St.  Box. 369 Box 155  886-7015 885-2235  Call C. R Gathercole  Phone 886-7015.  Peter Smith  Phone 885-9463.  Member Multiple Listing Services of Vancouver Real Estate  Board.  rotiPERft w  COCHRANE ROAD,   GIBSONS.  60V waterfront property with  three bedroom home. Comes  completely furnished even to  boat & motor.: This is a lovely  home in an excellent location.  Vendor anxious: to sell, try all  offers. Brenda Herrin. 437-3567  or 299-0231. WALL & REDEKOP  PRATT ROAD, GIBSONS. 7 yr.  old home plus 9.75 acres oh  village water, close to schools  6 shopping centre. Full basement plus extra plumbing &  roughed in rec. room. Full price  $25,000, no mortgage problems.  Brenda Herriny 437-3567, or 299-  0231 WALL W- REDEKOP.  Cleared view lot, gently sloped,  approx. 66'xl25', Sacrifice $4500  cash. Phone 886-2258.  7 room house in Gibsons, large  livingroom with fireplace, din-  ingroom,X4 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. LovelyviewiGood 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-  2��18, evenings 886-2600.  2 bedroom house on 2 view lots,  1721 Glen Road, Gibsons. F.P.  $10,000 cash; Phone 886-9844 after 5 JKttL  COAST NEWS ClASStfltD ADS  Phone 886-2622  Deadline, fPuesday Noon  Rates: Up to 15 words 55c,  cash with order, 3c per word  over 15 words, 2nd' and sub-  sequent consecutive insertions half rate.  A billing charge of 25c will  be made on alidads not paid  1 week after insertion.  GRASS   FIRE  CALL  The Sunday 3 p.m. fire call  came from Hopkins Landing  area where grass and brush in.  vicinity of the home of Dr. J.J.  L. Crosby flared up in a blaze.  Firemen sprayed water on it  and had it under control quickly. mayors:  Regional board directors do  hot possess special powers and  responsibilities of mayors as  specified in Section 179 of the  Municipal act, so states C.H.L.  Woodward, director of^the Mun-  kapal Administration division of  the provincial government's department of jmuhicipal affairs.  This information was supplied  Mayor Wally Peterson through  a letter addressed to hini:by;Mr.  Woodwards A copy, was also  sent to Charles Gooding, secretary treasurer of the; Sunshine  Coast Regional Distrxcf board.  This-board has bee_; in the  throes of dispute started many  months ago, when Director  Frank West wrote a letter as a  director seeking information  which has since been regarded  as beingoutside the^jurisdiction  of the Regional v District board.  It reached a peak ;wheri one director implied at aboard meeting  ���that no Victoria official; was go-  in tell him what he Should do;  Here is the letter which was  received by Mayor Peterson:  Dear Mr. Peterson: In reply  to you letter of March 4, in its  fundamental elements the role  of a director ofi a regional district is analogous to that of a  member of council. He does  not possess the special powers  and reponsihilities of a inayor  as specified, in section 179 of the  Municipal act. He-may act as  the sounding board of public opinion for the area he represents  and should be one of the channels by which (matters which  the regional district has jurisdiction may be brought to the  attention of the board.  The director, as the case may  be, is the elected or appointed  representative of the people or  the municipality he represents  on the Regional board but has  no special governing powers in  respect of regional or local  matters. v  The Regional board is the governmental institution for the region Insofar* _s it is empi^ejed  to act ^thih;the .functions as^  signed Xto it: by Letters Patent  and this implies, in bur view,  that the individual director  or any committee of the board  does not havethe power or the  right to act independently.  Whilet the Regional board is  comprised of members representing different areas, it must  operate as ah integral unit with  one voice. It cannot function in  any other way. The aboard must  be supreme in decisions affecting the region. This is modified  only to the extent necessary to  accommodate functions of the  regional district that are participated in by some of the member areas only. \  Here is what the the Municipal act says about section 179: f  179. The person elected as  Mayor is the head and chief executive officerof the municipality. He is and has all the rights  and privileges of a member of  the Council. In addition he has  full power and it is his duty to  (a) cause the law for the improvement and good government of the municipality to be  duly executed and put in force;  ��� (b) communicate from time to  time to the Council all such information and recommend all  by-lawsx resolutions, and measures which, in his opinion, may  tend to 'the - peace; order, ^and  good government of the municipality in relation to the powers  conferred upon the Council by  this or any other Act;-  (c) establish standing committees for:, any purpose which he  considers would be better regulated and managed by means  of such committees and appoint  members of the -Council thereto;  but the proceedings of all such  committees shall be subject to  the approval! of the Council,  save in so far. as such proceedings may be in pursuance of any  one of them under subsection  (2)  of section 181;  (d) inspect and order the ^conduct of all officers and employees of the municipality, and direct the method of management  of the business and affairs of  the municipality, and suspend,  if deemed necessary, any officer  or employee of the municipality  and,, as far as may be in his  power, to "cause all negligence,  carelessness, and violation of  duty on the part of the officers  and employees to be prosecuted  and punished; but. every such  case of suspension shall be reported to the Council at its next  sitting ,and the Council may reinstate any officer or employee  who has been suspended, or confirm such suspension, or confirm and extend such suspension, or dismiss the officer or  employee.  Section 2 of 181 reads as follows:  (2). Notwithstanding section 17,  the Council may, by by-law  adopted by an affirmative vote  of at least two thirds of all the  members' thereof, delegate authority to a standing committee  established under section 179,  wtih such restrictions or condition as are specified in the bylaw/to exercise any of the executive or administrative powers  of; the Council.  TWO IN  ACCIDENT  Mr. and Mrs. Louis Woolf of  Vancouver were both seriously  injured in a camper car accident  in Roberts Creek area about 9  a.m. Wednesday morning. Both P^^UL  are now in St. Mary's Hospital  with serious injuries. The .camper went off the road RCMP report.  ST. PIER RE, MP  COAST-CHILCOTIN  A NEW BUSINESS  Ken. C. Strange, known to  many oldtimers of the area after more than 50 summers here,  has decided to live in Gibsons  area. He will operate a maintenance work project as he has  had more than 20 years experience in this line of office and  building cleaning. He will operate under the name of Howe  Sound Building Maintenance.  GOLF   CLUB  WINNERS  Sunshine Coast Golf and Country club prize winners, Door  Prized Mrs. Doris Pringle. First  Bridge prize Morris Nygren and  Albert Crowhust. 2nd Ina Reid  iand^:Larry Reid. 1st Crib Mrs.  Geo. Boser 2nd Mrs. Ivy Fiedler. This club meets every  Wednesday evening at 7:30 for  members and friends.  ROBERTS  CREEK  SALE  A rummage; tea and bake  sale April 10 from 1 to 4 p.m.  in Roberts Creek Legion hall  will be held by the Roberts  Creek school Parents auxiliary.  Usable rummage will be appreciated so phone 886-7164 for a  picJGUp. .This will be the final  fund-raising event of the school  year.  NAME  WANTED  Wanted: A name for the road  leading to the liquor store in  Sunnycrest Plaza area. Send  your ideas to council or your  favorite   Alderman.  MAVERICK ��� FALCON -- FAIRLANE ��� MUSTANG - TBIRDS  t  i  1  <  Call C  >Uect  OS  Bus. 266-7111  8  Res. 21  78-0874'  For  Personal  Service  E. E.  (MICKEY) COE  Brown Bros. Motors  5690 Granville St.  Vancouver 13, B.C.  ALSO A-l  SELECTED USED CARS  By the time this column appears, this country may be embroiled in an open dispute with  the United States about the status of the waters in the Arctic  Archipelago.  The federal government's Arctic Waters Pollution bill is expected to introduce the' whole  broad question of whether the  Northwest Passage is high seas  or not. The bill itself is designed  to control, among other things,  the activities of oil tankers in  the North. It is an outgrowth of  the Manhattan Project, the Prud  horn Bay; discovery in Alaska,  the big rush of Canadian oil exploration in our North and the  other bursts of Northern activity. ; ; ���   .  :    ���   '  As some readers may have  become aware ,1 have been  among those who maintain that  We can avert the tragedy of a  major oil spill in the Arctic only after we establish our sovereignty, -that Canada [ cannot  wait for international agreement  on oil tanker safety regulations  to protect our shores.  There are two methods by  .which we might assert bur sovereign control over the passage.  Canada could declare, a full 12  mile territorial sea: limit. This  breadth of territorial sea, drawn  along shorelines and around islands in Barrow Strait, would  extend our authority across the  Passage. Another method would  be to draw base lines at .the ed-  ���ges of the archipelago and declare all waters within to bo  Canadian internal waters���similar in status to, say,; Howe  .Sound.  Canada should allow innocent  passage of foreign ships in either case. We do elsewhere. But  innocent passage could not and  should not apply; to unsafe oil  tankers.  Those of us who are called the  Arctic hawks insist that this  country "must be the judge of  safety. The American position  is that in any archipelago of the  world, ours of the Arctic included, there should be a high seas  passage open without restriction  to the ships of all nations.  In this they have probably allies in Britain, Russia, and Japan, to name three rather powerful free seas states..  'Americans sometimes seem to  suggest that they wouldn't object to friendly old Canada controlling the Northwest Passage,  but they fear we'd set a bad example for such states as Indonesia. What if Indonesia closed  her island archipelago to free  and unhampered shipping, say,  the Americans.  Thus, this country, might find  itself haled before the Inerna-  tional Court of Justice at the  Hague, either by the U.S. or by  some nation such as Japan, acting on an American suggestion.  We could, avoid this only by placing a reservation on our Arctic Waters Pollution Bill, declaring that Canada, will not  submit to the Court's judgment  In this matter. It is an attractive thought, but directly opposed to the long Canadian tradition of favoring the development of international law to  control all the world's nations.  In the opinion of many authorities whom I have read or  consulted, the Canadian position  in a court test at the Hague  would be strong. But it is not  unbeatable. Some say that if  we reach for too much sovereignty over the waters of our  coastlines, we may lose some  of. the control we have asserted  during the past decade.  The country has already asserted considerable control in  Arctic- waters during recent  months. On her second voyage  North, the Manhattan has had  to submit to Canadian inspection. But our troubles in establishing the necessary sovereignty over the waters of the Arctic Islands .may not be over.  They may be just beginning.  GLASSES ^FISHED OUT  Mike Pilling^and Denise Strom  when crab fishing off Gibsons  municipal wharf Monday pulled  up a pair of men's black rimmed  ���-��� glasses. The glasses are now at  the Coast News office awaiting a  claimant.   -  Last Wednesday night marked  the end of the. night school sessions for the ceramic and art  classes at , Elphinstone High  school. Above, members of the  ceramics class gathered with  samples of their work: Much of  the fine detail of some of the excellent work turned out by this  class is unfortunately lost in reproduction.      J v -   ���"  Below: Mrs. Kay 'Wells, instructor of the art class advises  one of her students ,as she completes one of the fine paintings  turned out by this class.  Bridal showers  for Miss Beeman  Miss Diana Beeman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford F.  Beeman, of Beach Avenue, Roberts Creek, was the honoured  guest at a miscellaneous shower given by Mrs. L. Flumerfelt  on Sunday,evening ,.,..���  . - N��t the least of the attractive  decorations was the sweetheart  cake made <by Mrs. Flumerfelt  and decorated by the clever  hands of Mrs. R.F. Hughes. Chinese food was served, made by  Mrs. K. Baba.  - The gifts showered upon the  prospective bridelwere many  and beautiful.  Other guests present were  Mesdames C.F. Beeman, the  brides mother; IS: Rowland; K.  Baba; M. Bledson, C. Wilson,  R.J. Leask, J: Forbes, R. Mc-  Savaney, T. Raines, J. Gibson,  J. Thornington, M. Tibb, J. Thy-  er, R. Quigley, L.\ Dorey, A.  Zeron, and R.H. Hughes.  On Friday, March 20, Diana  was the guest at another miscellaneous; shower given in Van-  nouver by Miss Gwen Price, and  on Monday vher sister in law  Mrs. Bud Beeman held yet another miscellaneous shower for  her in Gibsons.  Diana will become the bride  of Constable Bruce Waite on  April 4 in a ceremony held in  the United Church. Gibsons, at  7:30.; The popular young couple  will reside in Castlegar.  ST. PATRICK'S TEA  The ladies of Gibsons Catholic Church warmly thank all  those who attended their St  Patrick's I^y5;te_,^%nd those  Who generously ���"contributed  their time, efforts and baking.  Mrs. O. Korgen of Sechelt and  Mrs. , Paul - Mulligan were  thanked 'for the donation of  shamrock decorated cakes for  auction. Mrs. P. Fdnlayson and  Mrs. Wm. Davis were the highest bidders on the cakes. The  door prize donated by Mrs. Pat  Quarry was won by Mrs. G.  Grant. Pourers for this successful event were Mrs; W*. Nygren  and Mrs. L;: Labonte.  JOINT OFFICE TALKS  School Voard truistetes- and directors of the Regional District  board have started on a feasibility study; to cover joint use  of administration ^offices under  one roof. B.C. Telephones .seeks  to use the space now used by  the schools boifrd*in the BjC.  Telephone buildihg starling  Jan. I, 1971.  Coast News, April 1, 1970.       5  Letters to editor  Editor: I would like to bring  to the attention of your readers  the campaign launched by a  Victoria housewife to liberalize  the abortion laws of Canada.  Mrs. Elizabeth Murrison provoked an immediate public response when she protested,  through the newspaper, the injustice of the still narrowly restrictive legislation.  The issue was quickly taken  up and brought before the public through the media of hot  line radio programs, TV., the  press, and a public forum. Support was overwhelming; petitions have been circulating  throughout the city, and a letter writing campaign is underway.  Public response, from men  and women of all economic and  social levels, has been so fav*  orable as to suggest that the  government is lagging far behind public opinion in its policy  on this issue.  .Since this is a matter of federal law, we are seeking support  from all across the country, to  make our feelings known to parliament. If you feel, as we do,  that women should not have to  bear babies which they do not  want or cannot provide for���if  you believe children should not  be brought into an overpopula-  ted world to suffer neglect and  emotional deprivation���if you  think our largely male parliament has no business legislating a punitive morality, of  which women are frequently the  scapegoats and innocent babies  the victims ��� then we invite  you to join us in bur efforts.  Any person or group interested in participating in a similar  campaign in your community  has only to get the issue before  the public and channel the protest against bur present Criminal Code to your Members of parliament. Our f campaign was  launched by just one women  who had the courage to protest.  In politics especially, there is po  yi^r^inlnumbers... We must.make  use^of bur power to persuade  our representative government  to represent our wishes. (Mrs.)  S. d'Estrubey The Victoria Abortion Reform committee, 1542  Athlone Drive, Victoria, B.C!   /  be remembered  Pioneers of British Columbia  during the province's first century in Confederation and those  who will be pioneers of the second century will be honored in  1971 by the British Columbia  Centennial '71 Committee.  As part of the overall plan to  provide something exceptional  for\ everybody, the provincial  Centennial '71 committee will  offer recognition for those who  were born in Canada prior to  January 1, 1897, and who are  now residents of British Columbia: for British Columbia residents who have attained or will  attain, their 100th birthday by  or during 1971; and for every  boy and "girl born in British Columbia during Centennial '71.  BRIDGE  WINNERS  Last week's winners at the  Wednesday night Golf and Conn  try club bridge and crib session were Mr. and Mrs. N. Bur-  ley and Albert Crowhurst and  Norman Nygren in bridge with  Pat Schindel and Mickey Jay  taking the crib prizes, these  functions are held Wednesday  nights for members and  friends, starting at 7:30 p.m.  WINS CONTEST AWARD ,  Donalda Louise Grant, a student in Grade nine at Elphinstone Secondary school, won an  honorable mention award in the  1969 Madge Hogarth Essay contest, which is a contest open to  native students attending secondary school throughout British  Columbia. Besides the prize of  $10 won by Donalda, an anthology of Indian poems and stories  was presented to Elphinstone  Secodary School library on Don-  alda's behalf. 6       Coast News, April 1, 1970.  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 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 3A 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. corner 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.  George R. Gibb  Dated Feb. 19, 1970.  Mar. 18, 25, Apr. 1, 8  ANDY  CAPP  Guiders prepare fly-up  Consumers  news  and   views  Consumers' Association of Canada  1*x\\   /Zi  -   -'of'.Vv.-*  . "*    .;. -a :   i  There is a great deal of viewing with alarm going on concerning the poisoning of our waters  by phosphates in synthetic laundry detergents. This is justified,  because the facts have been pro  pension   and  prevent   if being  redeposited during laundering.  When excessive amounts of  phosphates enter a body of water, increased growth by .algae  uses up supplies of oxygen as  course  A special training course for  Pack Scouters will be held at  Camp Byng on Saturday, April  11 from 9 a.m. to 7 pirn. This  course will cover subjects Working with Boys, Getting to know  Boys, The Role of the Scouter  and Cub; Handicrafts.  East Vancouver training team  has offered tb come up to share  their knowledge arid experiences  ;_TT Sn^nrauSies    ^ffiLJSS^J^:'.?*-'   S ^HeaS'SSSeSS  LAND ACT  NOTICE OF INTENTION  TO APPLY TO  LEASE LAND  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver and situate vicinity  of Halfmoon Bay, BjC.  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 post planted  at N.W. corner of Lot 7200,  Group 1, N.W.D., thence 660' 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 Ray, 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 660' 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, 1970  Mar. 11. 18, 25, Apr 1  that phosphates discharged into  lakes and rivers without adequate sewage treatment add to  water pollution.  Agreed, they are only one factor, but they are a big factor  and hopefully high-phosphate  content will be cut back by regulation sooner or later. In the  meantime, Consumers' Association of Canada believes the general public should have a clearer understanding of how detergents add to water pollution.  All detergents made in Canada have what is known as a biodegradable base. This means  that they are easily broken  down in municipal sewage  plants, thus lowering treatment  costs and preventing foaming  when discharged into a body of  water.  However, removing the foam  does not mean that all pollutants  have been removed and the  problem of phosphate content  remains.  Detergents such as those used  for washing clothes contain phos  phate which  keep, dirt in  sus-  the water gradually dies,  No completely satisfactory  substitute for phosphates has  been found although manufacturers are testing other alternatives and in the United States-  a product is ; being successfully  marketed in which part of the  phosphate has been replaced by  a   non-nutrient  material.  iThe best way to combat the  problem how is to use soap rather than detergents. However,,  this is not always possible with  some appliances, so an examination was made by a University of Toronto group called  Probe which lists phosphates of.  dozens of cleaning products.  Because Consumers' Association of Canada is anxious that  the true story on phosphates is  known, it published a special issue of its magazine, Canadian  Consumer, which lists the Pollution  Probe analyses.  It is available, free in individual copies, by writing: Consumers' Association of Canada,  100 Gloucester St., Ottawa 4.  Please mark your envelope or  postcard  "Pollution."  Canon Swan looks into  The 'monthly1 meeting of the  Gibsons UCW Thursday March  19th took the form of a Thank  offering luncheon to which various womens church groups  from Port Mellon to Pender  Harbor were invited. Donations  Seeks toll end  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. comer 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 % 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  Dropping of tolls on- phohe  calls to Pender Harbor thus  freeing the area from.' Port Mellon to Jervis Inlet from telephone tolls was recommended  at Friday night's Regional  board meeting by Director. Norman Watson of Sechelt.  He maintained such tolls are  splitting the area. Other directors stated this has been sought  previously, and that the cost  factor . was mentioned by the  phone company as the reason  for' not removing the present  tolls. The board passed the motion to be sent on to the phone  company.      .  REBEKAHS  AT WHIST  The   past   Noble   Grands of  which Mrs. May Walker is president  entertained   at  a   whist  drive recently at the new home  of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Walker.  There   were   38   members   and  guests. Mrs.. Ed. Messner won  the  , door prize,     other prizes  were won by Mrs. Jack White,  Mr.   W.   Brown,   Mrs.   Gladys  Brown and Mr. J. Derby. The  club is composed of past noble  grands  of the /SuhsMne  Coast  Rebekah lodge of Sechelt.  from the luncheon will be sent  to the Overseas Development  and Relief Fund.  Grandale Unit members were  hostesses   and  their   President,  Mrs. Phyllis Hodgson lead the  devotional period on an Easter  theme. This was concluded by  a   duet   sung  by  Mrs.   Lucille  Mueller and Mrs. Louise Hume.  Approximately 125 ladies enjoyed a  smorgasbord luncheon  and listened with great interest  to a talk by Canon Mint�� Swan  on The    Next    Decade���What?  Sparkled with a keen sense of  humor   and   background anecdotes, Canon Swan, did not attempt to fbrsee the future but  judging    from    knowledge    at  hand tried to project our thinking forward in the area of Chris  tian works and attitudes.  He- felt .that as we progress  he    institutional    church    may  change but. the basic message  would stand7 secure and become  more  relevant as we became  more aware of God in this age  of space. He mentioned that in  this age of, mind expansion by  way of drugs,  great  stress  is  put on euphaxia which heightens   one    section of the   mind  where maybe we should stress  attoraxia   the   expansion   of  a  healthy body, mind and soul to  give an all .rounded person. In   :  passing the Canon pondered' the  thought of a White    Paper on  Wholesome Living.  It was  a  pleasant afternoon  full to the brim with good food, ,  fellowship and food for thought,  thanks to Canon Swan.  ers in the Sunshine Coast are  welcome to attend also. The  course fee is $4 and is due by  April 1. This covers lunch and  supper    at Byng.  An advanced leadership training course for Pack vand Troop  Scouters will be held at Powell  River Scout Camp from June 20-  27, Arnold Murray, district .commissioner, Powell River will be  course leader. Course fee for  this week-long extensive course  is only $30. All applications to be  sent to Scout House, Vancouver  or direct to Mrs. Bev Johnson,  5559 Nelson Avenue, Powell River. The course limit is 36 candidates. 28 have registered to  date.  The annual meeting for. the  Sunshine Coast District council  will be held^ at Camp Byng on  Monday, May 1L at 8 p.m.  ROBERTS CREEK  (By MADGE NEWMAN)  The T. R. James home was a  gay spot last weekend when  their .guests were Mr. and Mrs.  J. Edgar Bryce, and Caroline,  of Wentworffi, Ontario, and Mr.  and Mrs. Bryce of Toronto, and  their daughter and husband,  Mr., and Mrs. P.B. Langdon, of  Seattle. As an afterthought the  Langdons brought with them  another couple, Peter and  Elma Creswell. And the James'  daughter, Linda chose that  week end to arrive with three  friends, Dave Pitt, his sister,  Irene, and Miss   Evelyn Sands.  Mrs. M.W. MacKenzie was  down from Kamloops to stay  with her sister, Mrs.:Len Mac-  Donald, for ; a week.  Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ryder are  enjoying a visit from Mr. and  Mrs. Alex Bourne, of Boston,  who are touring Canada, and  James R.Macey, of North Carolina, who is Mrs. Bourne's  brother.  Off to Vegas for a few days  are Mr. and Mrs. D.F. Welsh.  They will visit their son, Rbi>,  in San Diego before returning  home at the end of the month.  rm  Photostats  > TAX PAPERS  > LETTERS  > MEDICAL CERTIFICATES  ��� LEGAL DOCUMENTS  ".,'������. > ���.  and other required papers  �����ui)Hiiu\nnumi����i)��iiiinmuimunwm!i_am)m!iin��uiiuii����  A Guiders meeting was held  on Mar. 17 at Ev. Shadwells  with Marg Wheeler in the chair.  Arrangements were made for  the Fly-Up on April 21. This will  form a.brand new Guide Company with two new leaders.  Mrs: Maureen Dorais and Mrs.  Lillian Honeybunn. There will  be 19 girls in this company.  In the fall the girls will be  selling calenders. Each month  on the calender will have a Girl  Guide scene on it. The profits  from the sale of the calenders  will go to the girls. '->  The 1st. Brownie Pack's leaders will take nine girls to camp  Sunshine Coast  on April 10, 11 and 12. And the  3rd1 Pack will take 15 girls on  April 24, 25, 26. These fifteen  girls are the first girls that  formed the 3rd Pack when M  started.  On April 28 the L..A. has invited the Guiders to their meeting. So if mothers want to meet  the leaders who are working  with the girls they are most welcome to attend.  The April1 issue of a popular  publication   carried   an   article  ���about Alan King in which he  speaks with a certain nostalgia  of childhood days spent on the  Sunshine    Coast.     Writer, and  much travelled film maker, he  was heard    on an    open   line  Thursday.  The   summer   camp  he attended and  of which he  has such    pleasant    memories  was Stratford, at Roberts Creek  The subject of his next film is  expected to be about logging in  B.C., at which he worked during  school   vacations,   and'his  research will  bring  him from  his home in Toronto to this province,    and to    visit    Roberts  Creek.  ^���^/ v-���y. ���&"?**'  For Real Estate on the  Sunshine Coast  K CROSBY  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons ��� 886-2481  CHEAPEST WAY  to upgrade your house is to lift and put it on a concrete  and block foundation.  For details consult:  Regional District Building Inspector.  For estimate consult:  A. R. Simpkins, Davis Bay Road,  Box 517, Sechelt. Ph. 885-2132.  MAVERICK ���FALCON ��� FAIRLANE ��� MUSTANG -- T-BERDS  n     '.. '���-���������':'JBi  I  fa  I  I  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.  ���  ALSO  A-l  SELECTED USED CARS  OPENING  GIBSONS HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  Mini Thrift Shop  1678 MARINE%DRIVE, GIBSONS  April 9f 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  and every Thursday thereafter  I  '.DADS I  (Present, Past or Future)  ��� You still have the Boy Spirit in you, don't you?  ��� You surely realize the needs, outlooks and desires  of Boy life.  ��� Likely you can deal with the Individual boy rather  than with the mass.  ��� And, you can probably promote Corporate Spirit  among the Individual Boys.  THEN the Boy Scout Movement  is waiting for YOU Coast News, April 1, 1970. .    7  COAST DIRECTORY  (By  a Practicing Lawyer)  We cannot advise too strongly  against acting as one's own  lawyer but many persons seem  determined to try���despite the  fact that the profession will provide free legal aid for those  unable to hire a lawyer.  Q. I got served with a summons claiming I owe $800 which  I don't. It tells me if I want to  fight it I have to file a document at the courthouse in 8  days, t obtained the correct  document, called an appearance,  and filled it in and filed it.  Havri't I done everything I have  to do to protect myself?  A^ NoV The summons contains  as part of it, a statement of  claim. You must file a statement of defence as, well. Default judgment can-be entered  against you���in default, i.e. of  your defence. Engage a lawyer  as this must be worded according to certain rules. If you,in-!  sist on handling it yourself, see  the answers to the next question. To return to the appearance���_re you sure you have  filled in an address for service  of further documents to you?  This address must be within 10  miles of the court registry. You  must also serve the plaintiff or  his lawyer with a notice of your  appearance.  Q. Can I prepare the documents in a lawsuit myself?  A. You may,; but these must  be worded Ma certain manner.  In a complicated.case, Lawyers  themselves sometimes experience difficulty. If you can't afford a lawyer iahid'are not applying for or are ineligible for  legal aid, at least hire a lawyer to word the documents for  you. His fee for this will not be  large.  The Litter act ��� what does it  involve? The principle of the  Litter act can best be described  by recognizing that two basic  factors are involved. -,;���..  We are attempting to reduce  the burden of litter control in  our parks, wilderness areas and  oh Crown lands, by making it  mandatory that certain types  of beverage containers shall be  refundable, if returned to the  place of sale.  ���'We-. further require that all  types of containers and other  materials that can be classified  as litter shall not be dumped or  abandoned, but must be disposed of consistent with this  act. .. '.-;-,  In short, we are asking all  citizens to not only accept their  full responsibility both in litter  and sanitary control but also  to spread the message to our  visitors as well. We have no illusions ~t"-t this bill by Itself  will solve all our probems in the  field in which it deals.  I am led to believe, however,  there is strong general support  for the policy concepts incorporated into the bill, and, with  public support, we can make  this a definite step forward in  the broad public quest for protection of our environment:.-  The objectives defined will  not be accomplished without  some costs, changes in methods  of merchandizing and some improvement in the attitudes of.,  some of our people.  Concern has < been expressed  that commodities of general  house use, other than soft drinks  beer and ale will be required to  be packaged in refundable containers. . t.    -..-,,'-...,..-;.';  It is not the intention of government that the refund requirements should apply more broadly than necessary and for greater certainty Section 9 (b) makes  provision for spelling out the  commodities and containers set  in Section 3.  The operative sections of this  bill will come into force of law  by proclamation. A reasonable  period of time will be provided  for those who may be affected  by this Bill to make the necessary arrangements. I would suggest, however, that no undue  delay ought to be contemplated^  for the bill will likey'be proclaimed before mid-summer.  (Copyright)  Q. Why can't I handle my own  ���trials? . '��� '  A. You may, but trials are  usually won; or lost in the preparation or lack of same. The  preparation for the trial is more  important than the trial itself.  There are documents to prepare,  witnesses to interview, subp-  oneas to be.issued and served  and the presentation of the evidence and legai argument to be  carefuly considered. A lawyer  is the only person competent to  do all this.  Q. I have been charged with a  criminal offence. I hayn't got  much of an excuse and don't  want the expense of a lawyer.  What do you advise?  Av Engage a lawyer. The criminal law is very technical and  tricky. At least see a lawyer  about.how you should conduct  your own defensce. His fee for  this won't be large���-perhaps $20.  At the very least plead not guilty The crown may be unable to  prove the case against you.  Don't, assume you are guilty.  You may have a defence you  are not aware of. The judge at  the trial will help you. For traffic cases, where the fine is less  than say $50, it would generally  be uneconomical to hire, a lawyer. !  Q. I have, been sued in the  small claims division for $500.  should I have a lawyer?  A. No. A lawyer is not necessary or desirable in this court  where the procedure is simple  and no statement of defence or  complicated documents are required. In any event, the appeal  is by way of a new trial in the  next highest court-county court.  If you lose and want to appeal  you can, consult a lawyer at that  time.  ~_1  It could also be observed that  for those who camp in the wilderness, a shovel will become the  most important piece of equipment in their camping gear.  On the part of the government there will be a determined  effort to reduce the incidence of  both litter and pollution. We are  already spending hundreds of  thousands of dollars a year providing facilities for litter and  waste control. We will increase  our efforts in this field.  Should actual operation require further broadening of the  Act, I am sure there will be no  hesitation in recommending further action to this legislative  assembly.  Despite any inconvenience  that may emerge as a result of  actual application of this bill as  law,, I am convinced that its  measures are in the best interest of the public.  GIBSONS STUCCO  & DRY WALL  All kinds of Cement Work  Phone Albert Ronnberg 886*2996  Norman Coates 886-2483  0CEANSIDE FURNITURE  i CABINET SHOP  hSaRDWOOD SPECIALISTS  Fine custom furniture  Store & Restaurant fixtures  Furniture Repairs  Custom designed  Kitchens & Bathrooms  in all price ranges  R. BIRKTN  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  Phone 886-2551  HOWE SOUND  BUILDING MAINTENANCE  .Specialists in Cleaning  Floor Waxing, Spray Buffing  and Window Cleaning  Reasonable Rates  Ken C. Strange       Ph. 886-7131  PASSPORT PHOTOS    _  at the Coast News  JOHN'S WOODWORKING  All 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 Towing  Phone 885-9425  SUNSHINE COAST TRAIlfR PARK  1 Mile west of Gibsons Hiway  Extra Large Lots  And Recreation Area  Parklike Setting  Phone SS6-98SO  STUCCO  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRY  GAMBIER CONSTRUQION  FRANK FRITSCH  886-2863, Box 522, Gibsons  !_.!__.  !i-  KB WELDING  PORTABLE  Phone 886-7042  Serving the Sunshine Coast  MORRISON HICTRIC  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 Water Heating  Building & Alterations  .. fiavis Bay Rd., R.R.1,  Sechelt -��� Ph. 885-2116  TASEUA SHOP  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 asm iw.",l  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  At the Sign of the Chevron  HIU'S MACHINE SHOP  & mm SERVICE Ud.  Machine  Shop  Arc &.Acty Welding  Steel   Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Sfandard Marine Station  Phone 886-7721  Res.  886-9956> ��� 886-9326  ttismBx  For all your heating  Requirements  Agents for  ROCKGAS PROPANE  Also Oil Installations  Free Estimates  FURNITURE  Phone ��85-9713  CHAIN SAW CBItRE  SALES  &   SERVICE  Chain Saws ��� Outboards  Boats ��� Marine Supplies  Sechelt 885-9626  L & H S WANSON 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  MICKIE'S B0UTI0UE  "7      "   Specializing in  Permanent Florals  Sechelt, B.C. Phone 885-2339  In the Benner Block  Cycle Sates & 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  \2Vz ton cap.  Phone-Jim Lockhart 886-2353  Martin Higgs, 886-7424  LAND  SURVEYING  ROY & WAGENAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  GIBSONS MARINE SERVICE Ltd.  at ESSO MARINE  Gas, Diesel Repairs, Welding  EVINRUDE SALES  O.M.C. Parts and Service  Phone 886-7411  GRAVEL & EXCAVATING  BOB iff  MADEIRA   PARK,   B.C.  Phone 883-2412 or 883-2265  CANADIAN PROPANE  Serving the Sunshine Coast  with reliable and economical  Cooking, Heating; and Hot Water  FREE ESTIMATES  Box 684, Sechelt  MACK'SSptffW  Sunshine Coast Highway  Shurbs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Phone 886-2684  ACT0N ELECTRIC LTD.  RESIDENTIAL  INDUSTRIAL  MARINE WIRING  SPECIALIZING IN  HEATING  886-7244  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS  886-2248  COPPING MOTORS Ltd.  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  HADDOCKS CABANA MARINA  All Electric Cabins  Boat Rentals  Launching  Ramp  MERCURY OUTBOARD  Sales & Service  Marine Ways ��� Repairs  Madeira   Park  ��� Ph.   883-2248  GULF BUIIDING SUPPLIES  Everything for your building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  PRECAST CONCRETE  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  v   Free Estimates  Excavations ��� Drainage  Water lines, etc.  Business Phone  886-2231  Home phone 886-2171  Ml McPHDRAN  Electrical Contractor  Free Estimates  886-7477  rf= .  M/T CONSTRUCTION  GENERAL &  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  on the Sunshine Coast  Mike Thomas ��� 886-7495  Write Box 709, Gibsons, B.C.  VILLAGE STORE     "  GIBSONS  Phone 886*7460  Always a fresh stock of  Groceries, Meats, Confectionery  SHOP FROM 10 fo 10  7 DAYS A WEEK      '  '*;   :<\    #li     V I; -'^TUlfm  HANSEN'S TRAJCra LM.  Serving  the Sunshine Coast  General Freight from  Vancouver to all points  Heavy Hauling  Furniture Moving  Warehouses: Gibsons 888-2172  Sechelt 885-2118  VERNON & SON BULLDOZING  LAND  CLEARING  LOGGING EXCAVATING  ROAD BUILDING  Free Estimates  Service and Satisfaction  Guaranteed  Phone 888-2887  SHIP'S TOWING 4 HAULING  24 HOUR SERVICE  Phone 886-2301 or 886-2448  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER  FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  RCA VICTOR  SALES ft SERVICE  To all Makes  Phone 886-2280  PARKINSON'S HEATING Ltd.  Gibsons  ESSC OIL FURNACE  N   Down Payment ��� Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  for Free Estimates call 886-2728  EXPERT REPAIRS  ��� AUTOMATIC WASHERS  ��� AUTOMATIC DRYERS  ��� DISHWASHERS  x,::^x  Factory Trained on all Makes  also  VACUUM CLEANERS  NUTS _ BOLTS   v  |    Ph; 886-^838  PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  (Formerly Rogers Plumbing)  on Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  aALES * SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Haiteor  Free Estimates  Phone 888-9532  r~ ���-.���������������������  tERIKHEV  FOR RENTAL  Jacks, Pumps  Concrete Vibrator  Phone 886-2040  UN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ud  Household Moving ft 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 Oil  Changes  ��� Complete Motor Tuncup  ��� Complete Brake Service  ��� Tire, Sales ft Service  ��� Muffler Repairs  ��� General Maintenance  ��� Complete    Auto    Accessories  ��� All Work by Experienced Personnel  ��� Automobile  Assoc.  Emergency Service  24-HOUR TOWING SERVICE  GIBSONS SHEU. SERVICE  ;      Phone 886-2572  Emergency 886-9390 8       Coast News, April 1, 1970.  In Court  Desire Plourde of Gibsons, B.C.  was charged for failing to remain at the scene of an accident,  which ocurred in the Co op Parking lot. He was fined $300.  David Geoghegan, of Gibsons,  was charged with breach of  suspended sentence. He received  a $500 fine;? This breach was  laid as a result of Geoghegan  failing to observe the driving  condition of his suspension  which was imposed on June 16,  for a charge of assaulting a  peace officer. He was checked  while driving a motor vehicle  on   Dec. 22.  Barry Barnhart, charged with  being a minor in possession of  liquor, was fined $50.  Clifford Dempster of Gibsons,  was charged with having more  than 80 milligrams of alcohol  in his blood, while driving a motor vehicle. The breathalyzer  reading was .20%. Fined $300,  he was prohibited from driving  anywhere in Canada for a period of one month.  Joseph John Boser of Port  Mellon, answered to a charge  of obtaining money from the  dept. of social welfare by false  pretences. The court was told  that Boser had received $4,264.  from Jan 1, 1969 to March 12  1970 and during this time had  an income selling shakes. Boser  was remanded until April 14 for  sentence. *  Charles Karl Hogan, charged  with impaired driving was fined  $300 and his driver's license suspended for a three year period.  AWARD TO GORDON HAUKA  Gordon Hauka of Gibsons, second year student at the University of Victoria has been manager trainer of the junior varsity basketball team. This year  the team came first in British  Columbia and second in the  Canadian playoff in Windsor,  Ontario. Gordon was presented  with an activity I Award at the  awards banquet.-  BOWLING    Senior Citizens plan tea  BROWNIES shown above were presented with their gold bars ajt.  a function in Gibsons Anglican church hall. They are, forom left  to right,;frontvrow, Keily Webber, Vickie Cruice, Darlene Duncan  and Kerry Goddard. Back row Patti. Starr, Denase Hart, Ells^  Higgs and Michel Fomager. .'  BRITISH COLUMBIA  ^f._^'FESTIVAL OF SPORTS  The lastevent has be^n confirmed and the first annual British Columbia: Festival of Sports  is set for the launching pad.  Lift off date is^set forMay. 16.  From then through June 1, 64  B.C. centres .will play host to  over 125,000 athletes in 44 sports.  The Festival of Sports is sponsored by the B.C. Sports Federation in cooperation with the  government.of British Columbia.  Final event to be confirmed was  the,canadian national water polo  championships, slated for Port  Alberni, May 16-18. Three other  finals wiE be staged during the  festival. They are boxing, black  belt judo and five and ten pin  bowling.  As welli as a host of provincial  championships, the Festival of  Sports, will also provide the  background for 23 international  athletic events.' Most prominent  of these are:  An under-14 girls' volleyball  tournament in Surrey,- May 23-  30, featuring teams from Canada  the United States, Japan and  ciating to secure teams from  Brazil.  Officials  are  still nego-  A series of exhibition rugby  Australia and Cuba. V  games by Middlesex County of  England against All Star teams  at Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna  and possibly Abbotsford and  Duncan.  A series of soccer exhibitions  by famed Newcastle United  against Ail-Star opposition at  Vancouver and Victoria. ,  Five and ten-pin bowling matches between Canada, the United States and Japan at Vancouver.  Other events of international  scope will revolve around motor  sport, skiing, softball, lawn  bowling, water skiing, wheelchair sports, wrestling, yachting fencing, field hockey, hydro  and power boat racing golf,  gymastics, trapshooting, motor  cycles, equestrains and dune  buggy racing..  Scholarship bursary formed  On Wednesday March 18,:;the  P.T.' Council Scholarship^ and  Loan fund was transferred to  the newly '''formed'' Sunshine  Coast Scholarship Bursary and  Loan society. A pro-tern, executive was elected: President  Mrs. M. Ball,-'-Roberts Creek;  Mrs. Kingston, Vice-President,  Mrs. C. Jackson, Wilson Creek,  secretary and Mrs." G."; Thatcher, Gibsons, treasurer. Mrs.  Blakey, Mrs.' ' Labonte, Mrs.  Volen,<Mrs. Pretty, Mrs. New-  mann, ? Mrs. Rankin, Mr. Ell-  wood and Mr. Peterson will  serve as directors.  The purpose of the Society  would be to enlist financial support from interested companies, organizations and individuals to help aid students of the  Sechelt School District to continue education beyond the secondary school; such aid to take  the form of scholarships, bursaries and loans. At present  the fund stands at $1400 with  an additional. $1100 in loans.  On -April- 6 another meeting  will set up a selection committee and to take action to incorporate the society under the Societies act. Letters are going  to organizations of the district  who are currently supplying  scholarships and bursaries, ask  ing them to send a representative to the Monday, April 6  meeting in the Library of the  Sechelt School at 8 p.m.  Credit Union  I A/HH N NEW/ j��� sound shape  Assembly Line Home Sewing:  If your sewing time is limited  why not use the assembly line  technique? Using the same pattern, you can create three different���looking garments in almost the same time it formerly  took to make just one. The secret is in multiple cutting and  sewing. By using cottons of similar weight, you can cut out all  the major pieces of the three  garments at once. Be sure the  fabrics are light enough to be  handled easily together. Place  the three fabrics .on top of each  other, and then lay out the major pattern pieces that are identical for each garment. Pieces  used for one garment only are  cut separately. Mark each piece  individually, and then stitch the  darts and seams that all the garments have in common.  Press darts and seams for all  three garments in one trip to  the ironing board. Then add individual touches to each garment.  TASEUA SHOP*  FOR YOPB YABDSOOPS ��� Sechett ���' PH. 885-M31  M AH StWIWG CiHTW  Yardgoods, Drapery, Simplicity Patterns, White Machines  Phone 885-2313   GILMORE'S  YARfETY SHOP  SEWING NEEDS, BUTTERICK PATTERNS���Sechelt, Ph. 885-9343  HOWE SOUND 5, 10r 15 CEMT STORE  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9852  For All Your SEWING NEEDS, SMPUCHX PATTERNS  0. 0. DOUGLAS VARIETY & PANTS  -   McCaU's Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies  r- Sunnycrest Plaza, Gibsons ���<Ph.'888r2M5  The annual report of the Sunshine Coast Credit Union contained a directors' recommendation that 5 percent be paid on  personal shares, and that a 5  percent* interest rebate be paid  on loans carrying a 12 percent  interest rate.  Income totalled $21,260 and  the excess of income over expenditure totalled $8,987. There  were 127 loan applications considered with four turned down.  Those approved totalled $105,-  120. Rejected loans totalled $17,-  700.  Distribution of the surplus  will amount to $7,283 leaving  $1,797 in reserve. Assets totalled  $245,275 with $297,494 in loans  to, members. Members cheque  accounts which continue to  show growth totalled $17,756.      ;  INSTITUTE GRADUATION  On Sunday, April 5, Mr. Edward Cooper of Gibsons will be  graduating from the Briercrest  Bible Iustitute in Caronport,  Saskatchewan. He has completed his course of studies in the  pastor's major. During the past  year he has been involved in  volunteer work, at the Moose  Jaw training school, and has  taught a high school. Sunday  school class. He is the son of  Mr. and Mrs. G.A. Cooper, Box  49, Gibsons.  E & M BOWLADROME  __ High Scores For the Week -i.  Fred Swanson, 747, Bill Small 226  Ffcan- Nevens MS, M*Tta Stgfp  ley 671, 308, Irene Rottluff 269.  .Tues. Morning Ladies; Pat Verhulst 561 (215), Melody Henry  533 (207), Ruth Hbgberg (202),  Carol Kurucz 571 (211,200), Pat  Comeau 557 (216,215), Evelyn  Johnson (210), Evelyn Prest 509  Vera Farr 566 207, Iva Peterson  Joan Hosthmd 538 (202), Clara  Wilson 543 206. '  Gibsons A Tues. Eric May (227),  Sylvia  Bingley  (207),  Bill  McGivern 603 (261), Virginia Reynolds (210), Freeman Reynolds  610 (206,208),   Carol   McGivern  (238),  Frank  Nevens  667   (233,  266) Irene Rottluff 635 (269) Mavis   Stanley  671   (222,   249,200),  Pat  Porter   (204),  Flo Robertson (232), Alex Robertson (211),  Marie Swallow (208), Len Ellis  639 (226,221), Don MacKay (205,  205),  Peter Mouzakis ��55   (238,  240)  Fran Jackson  (203).  Wed. Teachers: Art Holden 604  (218,211), Evelyn Shadwell (209)  Frank   Nevens      612   (220,201),  Vera Farr (206), Bill Small (208  203), Lottie Campbell (265), Dan  Robinson 678 (223,237,218), Gene  Yablonski   (203),   Lucy   Shaver  (213).  Thurs Nite: Fred Swanson 747  (243,255,249), Rick Simpkin ��40  (254,202) Bud Insley (224), Mary  Morris (221), Jack Morris (263),  Paul Johnson (204), Art Holden  204), Mavis Stanley 637 (308),  Hugh Inglis (215), Peter Mouzakis (204), Bill Small (266), Art  Corriveau 601 (256), Evelyn  Prest 637 (203,238), Kris Joesphson (256), Dorie Joesphson (256)  Joan Barnes (200), Ben Prest  (227).  Juniors Tues 2 Games:- Stephen  Charlesworth 37�� (199,179), Susan Charlesworth 271, Mona  Hall 221, Brenda Sanderson 232,  Andrew Turenne 200, Danny Olson 219, Pat McConnell 309 (162)  Cheryl Penfold 272 (152), Kelly  Hall 248 (151), Leonard Green  284 (168), Garry McConnell 250  (160), Michael Hanson 246 (151),  Susan Baker 209, Paul Scott 341  (183,158), Mike Fuller 270 (157),  Graeme Winn 380 (210,170),  Bruce Green 401 (225,176), Tim  Olson 3i'2 (109), Neil Sandy 249,  Donald Turenne 280  (154).  Port Alice  friends meet  Friends who met in Port Alice  B.C. having grown up in places  as far as Spain and Toronto are  sharing ah exhibition of their  paintings in the Sunshine Coast  Arts Council Gallery in Sechelt  from March 25 to April 5.  Esperenza Marteddu has lived  in Roberts Creek for three years  while Laurella Hay is a more  recent arrival in Soames Point.  They both.belonged to the Port  Alice Art Club while their husbands worked in the northern  Vancouver Island community.  Since coming to the Sunshine  Coast they have enjoyed the  Adult Education Art Classes.  Mrs. Marteddu attended an Ec-  ole des Beaux Arts in Paris after leaving school and took  courses in sketching, design  and sculpture. Mrs. Hay whose v  high school years were spent in  Vancouver and Victoria won a  PTA scholarship to study art in  Victoria- Both girls work with  oils and prefer a palette knife  technique. Their gay and colourful paintings include - portraits, landscapes, sea scapes  and still life studies.  The Gallery is open from 10  to 4 p.m,. Wednesday through  Saturdays. The display at the  Gallery from April 8���18th will  be the work of Halfmoon Bay  area artists.  W YOUR NAP  of ihe  SUNSHINE COAST  at the  COAST NEWS  GIBSONS  The monthly meeting of the.  Senior     Citizens    Association,  Branch 69, March 19th, in Sechelt Legion    Hall,    welcomed  nine new members.  A minute's silence was, observed, in memory of Mr. ?Ed.  Lang, of Selma Park. Mrs.  Olive McGregor, the secretary,  was unable to be present, due  to recent illness, and Mrs. Hazel1 Evans substituted' in her  absence. The report from Mrs.  Ruth Mitchell indicated that  many other members were absent, due to illness.  President Mrs. Madge Hansen was in the chair.  The bus trip to Vancouver  March 12th- to Bloedel Conservatory, Oakridge Shopping Centre and McGavin's Bakery was  a huge success. The transportation committee has plans for  another day trip in late April,  to be announced at the next  meeting.  The spring tea, bake sale and  raffle, will be held Sat., April  18th at 1:30 p.m. in Sechelt's  Legion Hall. Mrs. Margaret  Gibson has donated a beautiful  satin cushion to be raffled.  Plans by the association for  the purchase of a loud speaker  system are underway. Many  members are a bit hard of  hearing, and a loud speaker is  TEA RAISES $24  Several people from Gibsons  were among /those attending  Easter Sunday's communion ser  vice at the Church of His Presence, Redroofs and afterwards  attended the tea at Canon and  Mrs. Greene's home where $24  was raised for the Greene Court  Development Fund in aid of  pensioner homes.  PTAs  ARE  ACTIVE  A recent story concerning  PTAs in the area maintained  there were none in existence.  Apparently this is not so. There  is an active PTA at Pender  Harbor and at Egmont. At present they are organizing a talent  show to raise money for their  scholarship fund.  a neces^ty^in- % large hall. The  regular raffle.was won by Mr.  Bushell, a new member.  Following the busanesss ^session, Mrs. Blanche McGrady  and Mrs. Leutche of Halfmoon  Bay entertained with beautiful  music selections. They formed  a most unusual but interesting  duet with Spanish guitar and a  Hawaiian guitar. Mrs. Dorothy  Stockwell', Mrs. Vona Clayton  and Mrs. Kay Dombroski, a  delightful trio; sang No Man is  an Island and Galway Bay, followed by a number of old songs,  in  which the members joined.  wANTEO  Used furniture or what  ;..:���;���. ;\ have you    .  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  AL'S USED FURNITURE  Gibsons ��� 886-28121  NEED A  The Coast News  cart fake it  for you  Phone 886-2622  WI6S SOLD AND SEtVICEO  We pick up and deliver *  PERM   ���   COLOR   ���   CUTS  WE CARE FOR YOUR HAIR  Gibson Girl Beauty Centre  GIBSONS ��� on the Waterfront ��� Ph. 8S6-2120  Dill McCulloch Dale Cameron  GAS-^DIESEL  OUTBOARD & WELDING  AUTHORIZED  EVINRUDE SALES  O.M.C. Paris & Service  P.O.  .'.���-.  Gower Pt. Rd.  To. Headlands  Gibsons Marine Services Ltd.  DOUBLE EAGLE FIBREGLAS BOATS  GIBSONS MARINE SERVICES Ltd.  afBSOMARIIIE  Phnoe 886-7411  SUM LIFF OF CANADA  Local Representative Mr. JIM DRUMM0ND  is pleased to announce his association with  Mr. LOU POULOS of the Vancouver Arbutus Branch  .v. Mr. Puolos will be making regular visits to the Sunshinei  Coast to share with you unique ideas regarding;' taxation,  estate planning, and financial programming. _  For further information  address inquiries  to Box  274,  Gibsons or phone 886-7751.

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