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 B.  C.  Published at Gibsons,  B.C.  Phone 886 2622  Volume 24  Number 16, April 21, 1971.  10c per copy  Hitch-hiking ban  imposed  Stop picking up Mtch-hikers!  This is the advice of the RCMP  who are clamping down on hitchhikers as well as car drivers  who pick them up, members of  Gibsons and District Chamber  of Commerce were informed at  Monday night's:; meeting of the  chamber at Cedars Inn.  The problem came up when  information from the Ferry Authority on the menace of pickups on ferry property leading to  the highway reveailled that the  ferry authorities were lookinig  into the situation. Cpl. L. W.  Biggeman of the RCMP said that  if the ferry people 'can keep  them out of the ferry controlled  area, the RCMP can look after  them under highway regulations  which give the police room for  action. 7  Generally speaking the ROMP  across the country have been  advised to curb the hitchhiking  menace and Sunshine Coast  RCMP are included.  Businessmen are asked to  guard their premises caretfully  this summer in view of the expected influx of hitchhiking travellers to this area. Householders too were asked to look after  TIME CHANGE  -There will be a time  change Sunday so please,  before: retiring Saturday  night advance the clock one  hour so you will be on fast  time.;  onhighway  Word has been received  through Hon. Isabel Dawson that  Hon. Wesley Black, minister of  highways, has announced Highway 101 from* Sechelt to Earl's  Cove will be checked over this  summer. The idtea will be to widen it and to straighten it out at  some points. When tins' work  will start is not yet known but  indications are fttait the entire  Highway 101 from TLangdale to  Earl's Gove will1 be receiving  some _Jort of attention this summer.    ,��� V77  E  ^ Minor: Baseball  and schedule:  League teaims  1 WilsonCreek  2 Gibsonsr Kinsmen  3 Roberts Creek  ^4 Sechelt    y.  7 5 Gibsons Boom Men  6 Pender Harbour  April 25: 1 at 2; 3 ait 4; 5 at 6.  April 28. 3 at 1; 4 at 6; 5 at 2.  May 2: 1 at 4; 2 at 6; 3 at 5). 7  3May/5::._.-^:!2V;.5i-ait-l;- 6 at 3. ;  May 9: 1 at 6; 2 at 3; 4 at 5.  May 12: 2 ait 1; 4 at 3; 6 at 5.  May 16: 1 at 3; 6 at 4; 2 at 5.  May ,19: 4 at 1; 6 at 2; 5. at 3.  May 23: 2 at 4; 1 at 5; 3 at 6.  May 26: 6 at 1: 3.at 2; 5 at 4.  Sunday games at 3 p.m. except Pender Harbour home  games at 1 p.m. Wednesday  games 6:30 p.m.  BRONCO LEAGUE  1 Gibsons Firemen  2 Wilson Creek     '���  3 Sechelt  4 Gibsons Merchants  April 25: 1 at 2; 3 at 4.  April 28: 2 at 3; 4 at 1  May 2: 4, at 2; 3 at 1  May 5: 2 at 1; 4 at 3.  May 9: 3 at 2; 1 at 4;  May 12: 2 at 4: 1 at 3  Sunday games 1 p._n., Wednesday games 6:30 p.m.  their property more carefully.  This was1 brought to public  attention at Monday night's  meeting of Gilbsons and: District  Chamber of Commerce by Cpl.  L. W. Biggeman of the RCMP.  He reported that break-ins are  already more numerous and the  objects taken have chiefly been  ���M-quor arid food. He urged business houses to see;that their premises are well secured at night.  Discussion revealed there are  people roaming around the area  all.night long, the kind of people who sleep all day and do  their roaming during dark hours  He also reported a considerable amount of breakins to property on islands and every how  -and; again > sjoone.. islands' hayer,ti>  ' be'?cleared df 7squa it brs". 7Br^;k-  ins, he said, are becoming more  numerous throughout the area  and he urged the public to be  prepared for the summer influx.  He added that people are becoming .. fed lip with the situation  and are being much more careful about rentihg their premises  to unknowns.  Mass holiday for  mill employees  Employees at the Howe Sound  Pulp Division of Canadian Forest Products Ltd. were informed  that weak market conditions  would force a three week mill  shutdown early this _a_mfme*r.  In ah announcement to employees, the company stated:  "T-)^7n_ar^et for wood pulp  has been weakening since the  turn of the year. This weakness  had1 developed because of reduced business activities in Europe and the Far East where our  major markets are located.  "We will not be able to sell all  our production and stock piling  facilities are limited. As a result, the mill will be shut down  from June 14 to Julfy 5. All production employees will be expected to take their holidays  during this time.  "The outlook for the second  half of the year is not much  brighter and a further shutdown  before the year end may be necessary."  The over-sfupply condition the  industry faces may last for some  time. It likejy means that no increase iri sellinig prices will (be  ..possible, this year. As a result,  the industry will not be able to  recover any of its increases in  costs nor to pick up the losses  in selling prices which resulted  from the. appreciation of the  Canadian dollar.  At Monday night's Gibsons'  and District Chamber of Commerce meeting1, Chairman Larry  Labonte said the financial loss  to workmen would be slight as  they would be paid as though on  a holiday period.  Drug pushets  Clean Up & Paint Up Week] big problem  April 24 to April 30.1970  The Gibsons Municipal Council and the Chamber of Com-  merce are sponsoring* the 1971 paint up and ��lean up week  which will start on Saturday; April 24th.  All residents are urged to take pride in their community  and clean up their premises for the season.  For a free one day pickup of heavy junk telephone 886-  2543 during business hours. .  I  Larry Labonte  President  Chamber of Commerce  Walter Peterson  Mayor  Village of Gibsons  CHOMPING AT THE BIT ��� Luigosi, the Vancouver Aquarium's  1300 pound beluga (white) whale indicates he is ready to leave the  35,000 gallon indoor pool he shares with his mother, Bella. The  pair will move to the 120,000 gallon outdoor B.C: Tel Pool after  renovations to it are completed in mid-April.  sewer  Six contractor* offered tenders to Gibsons council covering  the proposed sewage system, for  the initial phase of laying the  pipe system.  The six contractors' quotations  Those red skies  Red skies at night; a sailor's  delight, an expression which had  its roots in maritime lore, has  ibecome part of our language's  vast storehouse of cliche expressions. A great many people believe tins expression to be true.  Perhaps at one time it was. But  this isn't the case today, at least  on Canada's west coast. In fact,  the weather along the B.C. coast  has been undergoing a change  and no longer holds to predictable patterns as in the past. The  weather is getting milder, but  gales are more frequent than  before.  with the added cost of the pipes  obtained from their suppliers  follow:  Valid Construction $256,059.  Fred Welsh 291,957  Donmac Contractors 293,914  Dillingham Corp. 326,592  H.B. Contractors 354,105  Universal' Timber 335,979  Valid Construction with the  lowest figure was selected by  Gibsons council to do the job.  A special meeting of council  occurred on March 23 at 12 noon  with Martin Dayton of Dayton  & Knight present. The purpose  of this meeting was to open the  four tenders covering the supply of pipe, manholes, manhole  covers and frames, also the installation ��� of the collector pipe.  Following discussion covering  the prices and' work all tenders  were referred to Dayton &  Knight Ltd., consulting engineers for a report back to council. This special meeting took  half an hour.  Pushers are the chief problem  in the drug situation today Cpl.  L. W. Biggeman of the RCMP  informed Gibsons and District  Chamber of Commerce at its  Monday night dinner meeting in  Cedars Inn.  He revealed how one pusher  made about $900 in two or three  days from sales to 16 and 17  year olds, he said. Eventually  the RCMP picked him up.  Public support is needed if  this menace is to be curbed, he  added. Last year he experienced  a period when the public was  quite responsive and gave the  police good information on which  to work. He would like to see the  public again respond and offer  their help in curbing the drug  menace.  Speaking on the general drug  situation he said there were  very few hard drug1 addicts in  the area. So far the lesser drugs  are being used but they lead  to the use of hard drugs eventually. In order that the menace  be curbed he urged1 the public  to speak up and give the police  a chance to get the situation under better control.  He did not expect marijuana  would be legalized1. Efforts to  grow it in this area have not  been too successful, as the grade  is low. One field of 3,000 plants  was discovered and destroyed.  Sometimes drug users* were being fooled by having alfalfa  passed on to them. There have  been two or three LSD cases in  the area but LSD is not regarded as the chief menace.  During the question period it  was suggested that where the.  situation could be helped was at  the seventh grade school level  where the youngsters moving up  lo high school could be briefed  on the menace and possibly  steered in the right direction  and away from damaging drugs.  Caravan in area  The Centennial '71 Caravan  will travel throughout British  Columbia following its opening  in Victoria, March 16, to its final appearance in New Westminster late in November, announces L. J. Wallace, general chairman of the provincial Centennial  '71 committee.  The caravan, consisting' of  three huge display trailers offering a journey through the corridors of time, and explorations  beneath the surface of the earth  and sea, will appear in Gibsons  pjri ;>^pril 21 and Sechelt; on April  7-This is* a much more extensive  project than the very successful  caravan which travelled the province in 1958, 1966 and 1967. The  techniques of design, animation,  sound, slides and pictures are  used to depict the province's  progress as well as display some  of its colorful past.  The British Columbia Centennial '71 Caravan is travelling  throughout the province under  the auspices of the British Columbia Centennial '71 committee  and in co-operation with local  Centennial Committees. Admission is'free.  wmMmMmWrwmmmmrMmmrWmm  With the 'flu having made  "ffiroaclsr to "the ���-* staff "of the  Coast News, some news items which should have appeared in this issue have  been held over until next  week.  Water tax explained  Explaining the position of the  land charge in water financing,  the Regional District board has  issued the following press release :  Reduction of the recently imposed land charge for Regional  District water service should be  feasible within six years, the  water comimittee decided at a  meeting April 6.  Reduction will depend on two  as yet unknown factors: Interest rates on financing for the  $1.1 million system and increase  of land parcels in the serviced  area  through  subdivision.  The present rates would pay  off the system within 25 years  with income from* an average of  2,400 parcels, providing financing could be arranged at 7%.  Any substantial increase beyond 2,400 would allow for rate  reduction. Such increase is very  probable, since as Water Superintendent G. Dixon reports, there  are over 150 new parcels under  application so far this year alone  Interest on long term borrowing has risen to SV2% since the  original projection was made,  but has started to decline recent  Players invited  Driftwood Players , have been  invited to Victoria in May, to  present the play Wfaat Shall We  Tell Caroline.  At the Vancouver Island Zone  Drama Festival Colleen Johnson  was nominated for best actress,  and Mary Livingstone for best  supporting actress.  What Shall We Tell Caroline  and The Apollo of Bellac will  be presented in Gibsons, April 23  and 24 in the Elementary School  at. 8 p.m. Tickets $1.25 for adults  and .75 for students.  ly and will hopefully be near  7% again when district debentures go on sale in July.  Fixed expenses for the water-  system, including loan repayment (financed by the land  charge) and operating cost (financed by the user charge) will  be at least $131,000 this year. Income from the 1981 land parcels  and 868 users will be $121,649.  The resulting deficit, which  will continue until there are  more than 2,400 land parcels,  will have to be made up before  rale reductions can be introduced.  Students seek  work grant  A request for a grant of $28,-  100 under the Opportunities for  Youth program outlined by the  department of the secretary of  state to provide work for students of Elphinstone Secondary  school has been sent by telegram to Ottawa.  The request has been made by  the school's Student Parliament  and will, if fulfilled, give'10 students three months work at eight  hours per day building an access road, picnic area, making  walking and riding trails and  other benefits for the Roberts  Creek Recreational Centre now  being developed.  First application for this help  was made by the recreation centre committee under direction of  Chairman E. Hens-ch. He was informed that applications must  be made by youth organizations.'  At this point Elphinstone school  parliamentary cabinet stepped in  and immediately sent a telegram  to the secretary of state. Coast News, April 21, 1971.  9s two-step  s  Subscription Rates: British Columbia, $4.00 per year, $2.25 for  six months; Eastern Canada $5.00 per year; United States and  foreign, $8.50 per year.  Published Wednesdays at Gibsons, B.C.  Fred Cruice, Editor and Publisher.  Second Class Mail registration number 0794. Return postage  guaranteed.  Member Audit Bureau of Circulation, Canadian Weekly Newspapers Association, B.C. Weekly Newspapers Association.  Phone 886-2622        P.O. Box 460. Gibsons, B.C.  Those summer jobs  As is general with provincial governiment lack of internal communications there appears to be no end to the situation based on  what occurred regarding the work planned for students on the  Sunshine Coast as reported in the Coast News of April 7.  The heading to the story read 600 Jobs for Students on Summer  Park Work, based on an announoment telephoned to the Coasib  News- from the Victoria office of Hon. Isabel Dawson, The story  revealed that $167,000 would be spent on a student job incentive/  program to improve existing parks on the Sunshine Coast.  When various' people wrote to the address mentioned, they received replies that the department knew nothing about it and that  its sumtmer job program had been filled last January.  One can only assume in this case that cabinet ministers without portfolio work much faster than do the others. One can hardly  suspect Mrs. Dawson was playing a joke on young people for whom  the work was supplied. It would be closer to the facts if one surmised that communications in Victoria from the source to the lowly civil servant are far slower than a cabinet minister's announcement to the press.  Hon. Isabel Dawson contacted by telephone Monday morning  in Victoria informed the Coast News that the announcement came  from' the minister and that if there was any doubt about it drop)  the minister a line along with the application for sudh suimimer  work and it would most likely be processed in the usual way.  Looks like a case of the e!_fect of the published announcement  being faster than the effect of the ministerial pronouncement on  departmental communications1.  Buy municipal bonds?  With municipalities in British Columbia seeking money for  municipal purposes one would suppose the established bond market  would be receptive. However the availability to bond houses of a  better and quicker return on invested money leaves municipalities,  with nowhere to go.  Municipalities could with the aid of banks or financial houses  launch, modest at-home bond selling campaigns. It might create a  greater interest in municipal affairs with' a financially involved  element' becoming aware of area events. This could apply to regional districts as well. However the bookkeeping involved is not  welcomed generally.  With gigantic schemes underway, or in the oiffing, ready to  absorb available cash via the top-level industrial bond market, it  might not be too far fetched to have local participation in municipal bond sales.  At present municipalities are confined to provincial government direction and provincial governments are becoming overloaded with responsibilities which in the past were assumed by bond  houses.  It might be a move in the right direction for the local taxpayer  lo be given a chance to heillp finance the municipal unit in whidH  he lives. The local bondholder would then get a financial return*  from taxes paid. It is a nice thought. Maybe we should try it!  COAST NEWS  5-10-20 years ago  FIVE YEARS AGO  Sidewalk art erupts in Gibsons When boards in front of a  Ken Watson store .reconstruction  became a meoca for artists  young and old.  Sechelt's harbor refuge has  been postponed due to a federal  government change in spending  policies.  Gibsons Chamber of Commerce supports Sechelt and Pender Harbour Chambers in their  desire for road improvement.  School Bylaw 68 seeking $782,-  400 is announced with voting set  for May 5. The referendum contained $54,000 for a school board  office.  10 YEARS AGO  More than 300 people attended Canadian Forest Products  Open House day at the Port Mellon mill.  A new method of teaching mathematics1 in school was explained by W. G. Peers to teachers  at Elphinstone school.  St. Mary's Hospital society annual meeting with 200 attending  voted for construction of a new  St. Mary's Hospital.  The Pink Elephant coin oper  ated laundry opened its doors in  Gibsons.  15 YEARS AGO  After a 102 day trip through v  the   Panama   Canal   the   ferry  Scotia n arrived in Vancouver. It  was later named the Black Ball  Ferry Smokwa.  March  registered  6.37  inches  of rain and snow during 20 days  in the month. High temperature  'was 54 and the low 29.  Sechelt Indian band council  has asked Ottawa to approve a  new recreation hall on the reserve.  20 YEARS AGO ,  C. P. Ballentine was named  chairman of a Gibsons Ferry  Day celebration to mark the arrival of the first ferry.  Comimissi'oner Robert Macni-  ccl and Robert Burns, Gibsons  municipal clerk, clash at a board  oif trade meeting over terms of  the village zoning bylaw.  Sechelt's Board of Trade wants  B.C. Telephones to purchase thja  telephone system now in use;  Jim Vietch reported to Gibsons Board of Trade that three  men wanted to build a $170,000  hotel in Gibsons.  (By ERIC THOMSON)  One afternoon last spring, my  next-door neighbor Mrs^ Dor-  eene Dockar came, to see me,  bringing with her a copy of the  constitution of the Vancouver  Cultural Society, to have a draft  made to adapt it for the charter for an Arts and Cultural Society for the Sunshine Coast,  which area was described as toeing ifram Port Mellon to Earl's  Cove, with the adjacent islands.  I made a start on it next forenoon. The window where, I work  faices east and takes in a spectacular view of Howe Sound and  these very islands, and beyond  them to the mountains, and on  a sunshiny Sunday morning it  was hard to keep my mind and  fingers on the typewriter and  the unfaimiliar expressions.  As I got to the gist of the  matter, I had the feeling that  there was a vaguely familiar  ring to the project, and that I  had* in my time been exposed to  similar civilizing influences. It  then dawned on me that this was  a resurgence of what had burst  on unenlightened old Victoria  at the beginning of this century.  ��}�� ��i�� i- .  To look at that serene and  pleasant city today, no one could  guess that Victoria had had a  wild and Woolly past, starting  with the Cariboo Gold Rush, and  ending with the Klondyke Trail  oif '98, and that ramslhajckie  down-town 'Government Street  boasted of four saloons at every  intersection, and two more in  the middle of the block, in case  of need. The only buildings of  note were the Parliament Buildings, then new, which had been  put there to anchor the capital  of the united colonies. The expression "A little bit of England  on the shores of the Pacific" had  not then been born, but the embryo was there in the persons  of Old Country folk of background. 7  The first signsv that a new era  was dawning appeared when the  North Ward proletariat were  ���miade to take piano lessons, and  also, on Saturday mornings, a  class in the theory of music This  in addition to mowing the lawn,  cleaning the; chicken house, and  filling the wood box. Curiously to  relate, I afosodbedfthis, but it  ���must have got cross^threaded,  for many years later I became a  piper. -  * ' *     ' *  This.was only the start of the  'Climb to Parnassus, for in the  afternoons on Saturdays, having  been parboiled at their various  homes, the young barbarians'  were herded down town to the  old Philharmonic Hall on Yates  Street for dancing lessons, and  to make sure that nobody dodged the column, pur parents came  too, and sat in on the proceedings.  These classes were under the  directioni of two ladies, Mrs.  Simpson and Mrs. Dickenson,  and there we met our fellow Victorians and their sisters from  the four quarters of Victoria,  which in those days was a very  insular place, socially anl otherwise.  We first were spaced out to  practice the steps, as in after  years we were lined up for physical jerks in the army, but at  the dancing class there was a  line of boys and a line of girls.  Aifter a spell of that, we turned  ���right and left to take the girl  alongside, and what followed  was a two step, holding the girl  away out, and at the end of the  hall she took over and steered  us the other way. The theme  tune was the 'Mosquito Parade'  and even now I can't hear it  wifchlout seeing that picture.  * *       *  There followed waltzes, Lancers, and so on, and the thing to  do, when the teacher announced  the dance, was to grab the other  fellow's sister, or yoiu were out  of luck. There were about equal  numbers of both sexes, but the  girls, other than our sisters,  were the daughters of the Royal  Navy and British Garrison.  They were slim, fair, frigid and  very English, and didn't like  partnering rude Colonials any  imore than we liked partnering  them. The teacher solved the  impasse by taking two boys at  a time, one by his left ear and  the other by his right, and with*  her little ftingfers extended,  marched us across the hall,  where we had to make our  manners to these fair ones, and  request the pleasure of a dance.  I hit the jack-pot on one occasion. I had been conscripted to  partner one of those tall blondes  and it rankled with her. In. the  course of our gyrations she told  me that she was the daughter of  a Navy captain, speaking down  to me. The Royal Navy im those  days celebrated July 1 at Vancouver, and July 4 at Seaittle,  and on one occasion a cruiser,  taking-a short cut through Active Pass, scraped a bilge keel  off on a rock. This accordion-  pleated metal lay for years next  to the Buddhist bell in Beacon  Hall Park. The captain at the  subsequent court of enquiry was  reprimanded. He was my partner's father, So I brightened up  and told her that my father,  James Thomson, was also running boats and was the Canadian  Pacific Navigation Company,  and that company had been running a dozen or more ships to  the Klondyke for years,, and-  hadn't lost one yet.  *       '���#       ���*  These lessons weren't all drudgery, for there were subsequent  fringe benefits. We went home  by way of Clay's Bakery on Fort  Street, near the'Brown Jug Sal!--  oon, and by father bought for  Saturday dessert cream puffs  and Charlotte russes. These were  real' delicacies, and I still use  them^ as a measure of comparison.  ... The dancing class boys were  mostly at the High School, and  one day Miss Potts, our class  teacher, asked for volunteers'  among the boys who could dance  for a theatrical performance to  be staged at the old Victoria  Opera House, them where Eatons  is now. Even then, we were cagey about volunteering, but she  told us that we were to practice  at the Opera House.  This turned to be something  out oif this world, for not only  did we have the run of the place,  with all its trap-doors and descending scenery, but we were  partnered by the pick of Victoria girls, and I have ah idea  that they rather enjoyed! themselves top. The play was "Alice  ^Through the Looking Glass,"  Iplayed' by Victoria; fcrnateiirs.  ''''* 1 ��� *���'   ��� ' ;#- 77;* ���','-".'  There was no, tiitouble about  casting, for Victoria abounded  in duchess types and all the  other "queers" of that story,,  who just had to be themselves.  I was one of the gardeners, the  seven of diamonds, and my partner a beautiful and charming  blonde. The performances were  marvellous, for Victoria rose to  the occasion with full evening  dress, and the intoxicating ap-.  p-iause put everybody on -the  stage at their best.' -  With the coming of spring, the  classes ended in an Assembly.  This took place in the Assembly  hall up Fort Street, and it was  an all night aiffair, with our parents in evening dress, programs,  a sit-down supper, and a wallk  home for breakfast in the dawn  before the little old street cars  were rolling.  In 1904 my Mother took my  two sisters and myself to Scotland and I didn't see Jfletoria  again until 1911. In the interval  the city had undergone a facelifting, and had paved1 streets,  and those cluster lights, now museum pieces. When I got back  the B.C. E.ect*rie Oo. bad made  an amusement part at the Gorge  on the Victoria West Side, serviced by its one and only open-  sided car, which left from in  front of the New England Hotel on Government Street.  *  *  *  ; One evennig my father took  me. out there, r/.d it was fairly  early, so there wasn't much doing. There was a big, open-sided  dance pavilion and father suggested that we look in. Seated  at the door was Mrs. Simpson.  She rose to welcome father, took  Your  Blood is  Always  Needed  +  BEA    ���  BLOOD ;  donor;  a look at me, and said, "So, this  is Eric" and asked for a dance.  She gave the nod to the orchestra, and we swjung away in a  wialtz. When we finished, she  stepped back from me and hon-.  ored me with a full curtsey, saying "Eric, I dont know where  you have been, or what you have  been doing, but somietoody has  got you up off your heels."  Did any of this culture brush  off on to those wild Victorian  boys and girls ofd 70 years ago?  One of the Athenian dictators, of  that city's, golden age, said that  he had found it brick and left it  marble. Somehow, something  like that happened to Victoria',  its Centennial Square, MacPher-  son Playhouse and new Museum  show that when the idea is born  there  comes  someone with  the  taste and knowhow to do the  job. Our Sunshine Coast has as  miuch natural beauty as Victoria  and now that our owr. young peo  .pier are nuking.their world mark  "in thW'realms \6t art, letters and  music; it ^raises a .lively hope  that, in present day language,  they too will project their image on to their environment.  Blake C. Alderson, D.C.  CHIROPRACTOR  Posf Office Building, Sechelt  TUES.   WED., THURS., FRI.  10:30-5:30  SATURDAY 9:30 - 1:00  .���'.<��� Phone  Office 885-2333���Res. 888-2321  N. Richard McKibbin  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  i��i��--��i<i^^*_^**^i-��**<��_->^--___^_0��_i^��0����^0��_-^��^0  When youte smiling  call for Labatft...  that  smiles  with you.  across campa  KB AT ITS BEST  't.,*^,,w~**  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control  Board or by the Government of British Columbia. PAUL  ST.PIERRE, MP  Dear   Sir:   The   enclosure   is  self-explanatory. I myself do not  follow sports, especially boxing,  extensively:    but   was   slightly  miffed when were only allowed  to see stills of the aforementioned Boxing  Championship fight.  As for other sports being similarly treated ��� it's time Canadians and Americans put a stop  to the take-over of the mighty  dolliar ��� and it's up to our Canadian government to fight for us.  Yours truly, ( ���)  The Squamish Citizen discusses Closed-Circuit Chaosi:  "Imagine the Vancouver Canucks   are  playing the Chicago  CHARTS  TIDE BOOKS  WALT NYGREN SALES (1971  UD.  886-0303  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER  FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  ADMIRAL  RUGS & FURNITURE  SALES & SERVICE  To all Makes  Phone 886-2280  For Real Estate on the  K. CROSBY  Sunshine Coast  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons ��� 886-2481  COAST-CmLCOTIN  BTack Hawks for the Stanley Cup  Miracles can happen. Though a  faithful fan, you cannot get a  seat so you click on the TV at  8 p..mV You've got your beer and  corn chips; all set for the big  game.  "An announcer with a long  face comes, oh the screen and  announces, 'We are sorry to announce that the Stanley Cup Finals will not be televised this  year. The broadcast rights have  been purchased by fast buck enterprises of Los Anigeles. The  game can be only on Closed Circuit Television at your neighborhood theatre.'  "Televised sports remains one  of the few pleasures of modern  life which can be shared by almost everyone. Participation, be  it somewhat vicarious, in the excitement of a televised sporting  event by a large number of people is a good thing.  "The advent of closed-circuit  television in earnest would mean  that yet another aspect of our  culture will become the domain  of the very few people who can  afford to pay the price of a theatre ticket. ��� _ ._'  "If you * think~all this makes  sense, and you oppose dHosed  circuit telecasts of sporting events, write Paul St. Pierre a letter and tell Mm so."  The New York Times, Monday  Maitch 8, 1971:  "The impact of the Joe Fra-  zier-Muhammad Ali fight in the  world of communications' will  extend far beyond tonight. The  effect thus far of the clbsed'-cir-  cuit presentation already bears  out many contentions of broad-,  casters who have opposed pay-  as-you-see - TV on economic and:  public service grounds.-  "The rich few will be able to  afford  the astronomical prices  asked by theatres but millions of  the poor will be left with only  nostalgic memories of Joe Louis,  Jersey Joe Waleott and Kid Ga*  vilan   on their 12-inch  screens1.  The TV medium once opened to  all, regiarda'ess of station, is becoming a restricted instrument,  ii and the fight, may be the hahd-r  writing oh the wall for the fiiiture  of much entertainment and big  sports.  Dear Mrs.  .....  . Thank you for your letter and  the enclosures from the Squamish Citizen and the New York  Times columnist.  I don't know that I can agree  with the columnists' view that  productions of the modern boxing industry are sport. I would  be inclined to classify them as  major business enterprises of the  entertainment industry, comparable' with the Beatles, famous  comedians, or Walt Disney Productions. Obviousliy, the U.S.  boxing industry came to the  conclusion that it could make  more profit with a small1 audience and a high price than a  mass audience. The peolformers,  with the sleek beautiful new  Styleline  in a choice of glorious colors.  BCTEL^  as is noted in the Times article,  demanded a guaranteed fee of  some two millions.  In this case, Canada could  have done little. We might have  forbidden the closed circuit to  some Canadian theatres, but  since the industry had no fear  :of depriving their own nation's  soldiers in Viet Nam a view of  the fight, I don't think they  would have been much concerned about the economic or the  political impact of losing, a small  Canadian' audience.  The question closer to home is  whether the big Canadian hockey industry might raise its admission prices beyond the ability  of public television to pay.  I don't think this will happen.  If the mass audience doesn't see  hockey, hockey itself loses appeal. Theoretically, we .-night-see  the day that 20 plutocrats pay a  million dollars apiece to watch  private NHL games. Practically,  it isn't possible. Their interest  arises only out of general public  interest. Should the day come  JOHN HARPER  Designer, Cabinetmaker  Carpenter  REASONABLE PRICES  886-7065  that the general public doesn't  know or care who's goalie for  the   Maple   Leafs,   the wealthy  wouldn't contribute an old pop-  side stick to see a game.  However, I know you have  raised a good question in this  matter of pay-as-you-see TV and  I thank you for reminding me  that I should continue to think  about it.  ���Yours truly,  Paul St. Pierre, M.P.  Coast Chiicotin.  NATURE'S CONTROLS  Nature is never wholly in balance, and all forms of life possess the innate power to multiply  far beyond their normal death  rate unless controlled by some  system of checks and balances.  It is when such checks are no  longer operative, as when men  drOve' predatory birds from the  countryside and the rodent and  insect populations suddenly expand with almost explosive vigor  Coasvt News, April 21, 1971.  SECHELT JEWELLERS  GUARANTEED  WATCH & JEWELRY  REPAIRS  885-2421  ESSLEMONT EQUIPMENT SERVICES LTD.  - STEAM CLEANING  -   AUTOMOTIVE UNDERRATING -  - COMPLETE CAR CLEANUPS -  CAR WASH UPHOLSTERY CLEANING  CUT POLISH SIM0N1ZING  FOR ESTIMATES AND APPOINTMENT  PHONE 886-2784  THIS MONTH'S SPECIAL  FREE Engine Steam Cleaning given with every 'Complete Car Cleanup'  Make amove that could make  you a winner two ways.  For a start, drive the'71  Impala and see how the changes we  made give you more of what you  want in a car;  Always a smooth ride, Impala  is even better this year. Thanks  to its longer 121.5" wheelbase,  improved suspension, wider stance  and wider wheels.  Arid a car that moves as well  as the Impala also needs to be able  to stop very surely. So power front  disc brakes are standard equipment.  Some ofthe equipment illustrated is optional at extra cost.  There's also a dual master cylinder,  warning light and corrosion-  resistant brake lines.  We made 15 meaningful  improvements to the '71 Impala.  Most of them, just for you.  But one of them is for everyone's benefit. A new control  system helps cut down fuel  evaporation into the  atmosphere. And to  further fight air  pollution, all 1971  Chevrolet engines  have been designed  to operateefiiciently, and with  lower exhaust emissions, on low-  lead, no-lead of regular fuels.  Inside and outside, Impala has  the look of leadership. Gives you  a very good feeling when you're  behind the wheel.  What about the $30,000  Sweepstakes? Look for this  Moneymiles Sweepstakes  sign at participating  ��2fik\   Chevy dealers. You  %^ could win up to $30,000.  The dealer has all the  details. Hurry on down!  Buckling seat and  Abouktor belts is an idea  *, you can livo with.  Urate always awinner withlmpala  See your Chevrolet dealer today.  Impala 4      Coast News, April 21, 1971.  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  Deadline ��� Tuesday noon  4c a word, Minimum 75c  Subsequent Insertions Vz price  Box Numbers 25c  25c added for bookkeeping on  ads   not  paid one   week   after  insertion.  Legal ads 25c per count line.  Subscription Rates:  B.C. ��� $4.00  East. Canada $5.00  USA and overseas $8.50  PHONE 886-2622  MISC. FOR SAU  COMING EVENTS  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons    ,  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827  Aipril 24, Roberts Creek Legion  219, Dance, Western Troubadiors  8 p.m., to ? Admission $1.50 per  person. Everyone welcome.  April  30:   Branch   38,  O.A.P.O.  Spring Tea, Fri., 2 p.m. to 4 p.tm  Health   Centre,   Gibstons*.   Th|e  public   is  cordially   invited,   do  come and bring a friend.   DEATHS  JONAT ��� On Tues., April 13,  1971, Helen May Jonat, 46, of  1546 South Fletcher Road, Gibsons. Survived by her loving husband Ben. A memorial service  was held Sat., April 17 at 2 p.m.  at Boal Memorial Chapel. Cremation followed. First Memorial  Services' Ltd.          CARD OF THANKS  My sincere and heartfelt thanks  to all my friends for their cards  flowers and words of sympathy  in my recent Ibereayement in the  loss of my dear wife.  ���Ben Jonat.   April 23: St. Aidan's A.C.W. St.  George's Day Tea, 2-4 p.m.,  Parish Hall, Roberts Creek.  NOTICE  I will not be responsible for any  delbts contracted in my name toy  any other than myself on or after April 7, 1971.  ���Kenneth J. L. Anderson.  HELP WANTED  Help needed for healvy housework, twice monthly. Phone 886-  7005,   Anyone with own power saw  looking for part time work cut-  ting wood. Phone 886-9988.  Volunteer workers needed for  Gibsons Public Library. Phone  886-9305.  WORK WANTB)  13 year old girl wil baby sit at  50c an hour. Phone 886-7073.  Lawn cutting. Winston's Sporting Goods.  Gibsons 886-9600.  Trouble with your typing or want  to learn? Special Quiek'N'Sim-  ple  course. Telephone  886-9331.  Part time work wanted. Experienced in bookkeeping and typing. Phone 886-9680.   Custom kitchens, general finish  carpentry, work performed on  the jolb with your materials. Ph.  886-9593.   Fruit tree and hedge pruning.  G. Chairman, Phone 886r9862.  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827  VERNON & SON  BULLDOZING  Land clearing with  clearing blade  Grading and Excavating  Competent work, Service  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887 or 886-2894  Dressmaking    and    alterations.  Phone 886-7589. Mrs. N. McKenzie,  1631 Marine Dr., Gibsons.  Do you require bookkeeping,  statements, balance sheets, and  personal income tax? Phone  886-9331.   FREE WINTER  SAFETY CHECK  All your tree needs attended to  promptly and expertly.  Insured work.  Phone 885-2109.  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES  Experienced drywall, accoustic  & textured ceilings, now in Gibsons area, and serving the Sunshine Coast. Free estimates.  Fast service. Phone G&W Dry-  wall. 884-5315.       CONSTRUCTION  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt   Phone 885-2283  Everything tor your  building needs  H.T. Century tent trailer. Phone  886-9612   White portable sewing machine,  model 770, with zigzag. McClary  propane range, 4 burner; 4  drawer chest, dressing table, 3  drawer desk. Phone 886-7157.  Like new 2 bedroom 10' x 53'  mobile home. $5800 cash. Carpet in one bedroom, living room,  ;bath. Gun furnace, gas range  and oven. Large oil and propane  tanks. Phone 112-581-7666.  New  maple ibunk beds, spring  filled   mattresses;    New Sealy  full' size Hollywood bed. Phone  886-2883 after 6 p.<m.  Monarch wood stove range. Ph.  886-2606.   Rototiller, 3 hp. Briggs & Strat-  ton with harrow attachments*.  $70. Phone 886-7005.   Horse manure $5 a load picked  up. Falaron Farm. Phone 886-  7729.    Travel trailer, furnished, 2 tanks  7hanidles good on road. $900. Ph.  886-9593. __  Second hand 7 horsepower, recently overhauled Seagull outboard motor. Price $100 cash.  Phone 885-9328.   Propane glass lined hot water  tank, 30 gal. $20. Phone 886-2764.  5 year old gelding, gentle. Phone  886-2751.        ���  Washing machine, long ski-rtf,  oversize wringer. $45; double  bedspread, baiby chenille, new  $6.50, value $10. Phone 886-2838.  Location, Sechelt Elementary  School1. On cash basis, as is,  Where is, one or two No. 24-730  sq. ft. 30 ft. diameter Relocatable Paneloc Buildings, electrical lighting, propane heat,, suitable for summer cottaige, etc.  For further information contact  Alan Dawson, Harrigan Indus<-  tries Ltd., 470 Vanguard1 Road,  Richmond, 278-9891. $2500 each,  plus 5% SS&MA tax, or offers.  Must be moved by May 30th.  Electric Tlhor wringer washer.  Excellent .condition, $40. 1577  School Road, Gibsons. (Next to  Coast Animal Clinic).        Ayres Electronics is closing out!  Our entire stock of radios, stereos1, TVs, antennas, tape players, recorders, speakers, needles  cartridges, batteries, blank  tapes, records, stand's,, caibbit  ears, misc items and accessories  is going at cost (wholesale).  Salve 30 - 50% and more!  Also, tubes, electronic parts,  fixtures, electronic test equipment, 'junque' and many, many  more items.  Available only Thurs., Friday,  Saturday, April 22, 23, 24, 10:00  a.im. to 6:00 p.m. at Ayres Electronics, Gibsons.  -^ -        _--_-__-_-_-_---_-���    .1     ���    _| I       ������ l_------______���____���������  Chev truck, 12'van, trade for  motor sailer or down payment  on lot of equal value. Post Office  Box 717, Sechelt.   Chrysler Crown engine, 2-1 reduction, $250; 17 ft. Donzi deep  V hull and sport deck; 1945 Indian 74 motorcycle, stock, $600;  1937 Chev coupe, running, needs  brakes and work, $200. Phone  886-2407.  ���   FREE  HEALTH LIVING DIGEST  We Stock  HEALTH FOOD  SUPPLEMENTS  AND  PURE FOOD PRODUCTS  Tell us of  YOUR NEEDS  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gibsons 886-9340  Pheasants, geese, goose eggs.  3 bantam hens. 1 electric organ  Pihone 886-7285.    .  1 ton 1968 Chevy 8 Custom cab  chassis mount camper, dual  wheels, P.B. & PS., 110 12 volt  comvers-op, Thermo gas and' hot  water heater, frifcige, 3 piece  (bathroom, monomatic toilet,  storm windows. Excellent condition. Must see to appreciate. Ph.  Mrs. Bill Barter,  886-7429.  FEED  FOR ALMOST EVERY NEED  Reasonable Prices  Convenient Location  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gibsons 886-9340  CREEKSIDE GREENHOUSES  Reed Rd., Gibsons, 88G-2421  DWARF APPLE TREES ..$3.00  Spartan ��� Yellow Delicious  Red Delicious ��� Macintosh  Early Tideman  Also Azaleas, Camelias, Pansies  and Polyanthus  Bedding plants available soon.  WINSTON'S SPORTING GOODS  Head oif Wharf  The one-stop Sports Shop   Gibsons, 886-9600   Leonard fridge, perfect working  order. Phone 886-9374.  ^JSJRg*      SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE  FULLER BRUSH  REPRESENTATIVE  Linda Mallett, 886-7293  HAY FOR  SALE  Good valley hay, Timothy-clover  mix, $1 bale.  Washington alfalfa, 100 lb. bale  $2.85. Sat. Del.  QUALITY FEEDS   ,  Pratt Rd., Gibsons 886-7527  Automotive undercoating and  steam cleaning (portable) Phone  886-2784.  McKenzie Seeds  New shipment of spring  fishing tackle now in stock  Rakes, hoes, garden equipment  WINSTON'S SPORTING GOODS  Gibsons,  886-9600  Chinchillas, breeding stock and  young. Reasonable price. Also  Muffed Tumbler pigeons. E. Stir-  tees, Halfmoon Bay. Ph. 885-9303  QUALITY FEEDS  Fair Prices  Purina   Agent,   Sunshine   Coast  Dog  Chow,  50 lbs.   ______ $7.35  Cat Chow, 10 lbs. ��� ��� $2.85  Buekerfield's Feeds, Sat. Del.  Pratt Rd., Gibsons 886-7527  GOOD SUPPLY  PEAT MOSS, BLUE WHALE  FERTILIZERS,   LIME,   SEEDS  ONION SETS, SEED POTATOS  PLANTS,   SHRUBS  EVERGREENS  LARGE SELECTION  2 yr. OLD FRUIT TREES  $2.75 to  $2.95  Pansies 49c; Rhododendrons 2.75  FOR RENT  lawn roller  Fertilizer spreader  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gibsons 886-9340  Buy your 45 gal. trash incinerator from Sechelt Kinsmen at  $3.50 each. Phone 885-9542.  FARM FRESH EGGS  PURE  UNPASTURIZED HONEY  Always Available  RED OR WHITE POTATOES  (Organically grown)  50 lbs. for $2.45 <  FRUITS & VEGETABLES  At Reasonable Prices  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gibsons 886-9340  LAWNMOWERS  OUTBOARDS  CHAIN SAWS  REPAIRED AND SERVICED  AUTHORIZED  DEALER  YAMAHA OUTBOARDS  LAWNBOY MOWERS  HOMELITE   SAWS  SABRE SAW CHAIN  NUTS & BOLTS  HEAD OF WHARF  886-2838  IF IT'S SUITS - IT'S MORGANS  885-9330, Sechelt  TV, radio and stereo repairs.  Prompt service in your home or  at our shop. Ayres Electronics,  Sunshine Coast Highway in Gibsons, in front of E & M Bowl*-  adrome. Phone 886-7117     .  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Ph.  885-9713. Sechelt  WANTED  Piano, in reasonable condition.  Phone 886-9335.  ���_M-_^-B_-^-^-^-M-_Ma^-B-^-^-^-���-v��-���������������-���->������-���v-av-HB-ia-iH-a-aMa���a-v  10 ft. Alaskan Camper. Pihone  886-9612. . .  Old carpet or carpeting. Phone  886-7477.  Timber, any quantity, fir or  hemlock. Phone 886-9670.  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  1964 Meteor 2 dr. H.T., 352 cu. in  Auto. $550 or offer. Phone 886-  2886 after 6 p.m.  1955 Ghev 2 door, good condition. Best.offer. Phone 886-7048.  Wrecking 1953 Morris Minor; 4  5:20x14 tires; 1954 Ford pickup  Phone evenings and weekends.  886-7479.  1971 Mazda % ton pickup, 6,000  miles, radio. $1600 cash. Phone  886-2894.  BOATS FOR SAU  21 ft. half cabin, full! canvas p_y  wood1, completely fibreglassed.  120 top. Merc Cruiser 1.0. New  leg. Phone 886-2886 after 6 pjn.  16 ft. half oalbin, plywood and  fibreglass bottom, complete with  10 horse outboard motor, $350.  Phone 886-9349.   Used, rebuilt and new marine  engines, all sizes, choice of reduction gears. Paul Drake Ltd.  886-2929.  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.  Selma Park & Davis Bay:  Beautiful High level lots; cleared with view of the Gulf of Geor  gia, all services, ideal retirement or cottage sites, close to  beach, fishing, golf and shopping  Marina near by: $4200, terms.  Large Park Lot, 6% Mortgage  2 bedroom auto oil heat furnace, A.E. hot water needls some  imiinor repairs. Estate sale $14,-  500 FP with $7500 dh. Bal at $80  P.I.  West Sechelt  Retirement investment close to  beach, house presently rented at  $100 month, property could be  divided into 3 lots, ideal location.  F.P. $17,500 terms.  CALL JACK ANDERSON: 885-  2323 or 885-2053.  Forest or View Lots, Roberts  Creek:  Brand new government approved.!! Close to beach, all services, $850 down bafllance of  $2,000 bank financed Inspect and  invest now, while the selection  lasts.  - Gibsons:  Large city lot, suitable for duplex or !!!!  F.P. $5,000.  Gower Point Rd.:  200x200 view property, semi-waterfront, beautifully treed, faces  southwest. Secluded and private.  F.P. $6800.  Roberts Creek:  7.2 acres lower Roberts Creek  Rd. semi-waterfront property.  Beautifully treed, parklike property. Gentle slope, year round  stream, beautiful estate property. F.P. $33,300.  CALL John Black: 886-7244 or  886-7316.  Gibsons:  Fantastic view lot in exclusive  area overlooking Georgia Strait  Note the excellent terms. $1500  down: Balance $40 per month at  9%. 10%. discount for cash.  Gibsons  One^of a kind!!! Lovely l!arge  terraced and landscaped lot, center of Gibsons. Panoramic view.  F.P. $6600 cash.  *  Langdale^.  Fantastic development opportunity!!! This 13 acre block could  be divided into lovely view lots  and would be an extension west  of the Langdale subdivision, join  ing; up ailimost at -tie ferry ter-  imiinal. Must be seen to realize  ifull potential. F.P. $25,000.  Gibsons  Waterfront:   centrally   located,  serviced: F.P. $7,000.  CALL   LORRIE   GIRARD,   886-  7244 or 886-7760.  MacGREGOR PACIFIC REALTY  LTD.  EXCLUSIVE  AGENTS  Phone 886-7244  John L. Black ��� 886-7316  Lorrie Girard ��� 886-7760  Jack Anderson ��� 885-2053  X  Selma Park: Three residential  lots situated one block of f highway 101. B.C. Hydro, telephone  and municipal water available.  Moderate slope, good drainage.  Near shops, schools and hospital  F.P. $4,750 to $5,250. Down payment $2,500, balance easy payments.  Gibsons: Georgia View. Expansive view of Howe Sound and  Islands: Brand new two bedroom  home. Spacious beamed living  room-kitchen. Large sundeck.  Ample space for parking and  garden. Some finishing required.  $22,000 ��� offers. 2010  Gibsons Rural ��� Retirement  ���. Revenue ��� Subdivision. 23  acres/ cleared, fenced', level.  Good water supply. Two revenue  homes, always rented. Only  short distance to shopping centre. F.P. $45,000, D.P. $15,000.  ���.:"��������� 1743  EXCLUSIVE WITH  C. R. Gathercole  Gibsons, 886-7015  Agencies Ltd.  Realty & Insurance  BOX 128, SECHELT  MORTGAGES  Egmont: Priced for Quick sale  is this smart little 4 room.1 cottage on 89' W-front. Garage arid  workshop, heavy wiring. This  won't last long at the low price  of $18,500.  I :     i  Pender Harbour: 103' road  front and few steps to boat ramp  and deep water fishing. All services. $4200 with as little as  $1,500 down.  Davis Bay: Lge. cleared' lot in  desirable location, 1 blk from  beach. Offers to $5,500.  Gibsons Rural: Over 5 acres  with large cleared area. 2 homes  1st ��� 3 bdrm. llge L.R., kit., utility. Unfinished bslmt. 2nd ��� mod  erri 2 bdrm cottage, sliding glass-  doors and deck. Barn and other  outbuildings. Attractive terms on  $25,000.  Panoramic view from this 70'  x 120' lot in area of new homes.  $1,500 dn on $5,000 full price.  Suitable farming, hobby farm  or have you a better idea? 20  delightful acres, 6.4 cleared, excellent water supply. CkHnfort-  able 2 bdiun home with 200 wiring. Lge. workshop. Roads 3  sides. Attractive terms on $32,-  500.  Don't pass this one by! 10 level acres of excellent garden  soil. Approx. y2 cleared, fruit  trees, etc. The modern 5 room  home features oak floors in every room but bath and kitchen.  Spacious living room has nice  fireplace. Oalbinet kitchen opens  to separate dining room, extra  large utility and storage room.  Economical oil furnace. Easy  terms on $25,000.     7  A real buy in a waterfront  home, convenient to shops and  P.O. 2 bdrms., lge. view living  room with fireplace and W-W  rug. Coirridor style all electric  kitchen, bright eating area.  3 pc. Pembroke bath, private patio overlooking water. Attractive  terms on $28,500.  K. BUTLER REALTY LTD.  ALL  TYPES  OF  INSURANCE  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  "Fvloirtgages and mortgage loans  available. Write Lakeview Properties Ltd., No. 2, 6927 Kings-  way. Burnaby. Phone 112-524-  3825.  EWART McMYNN REALTY  Phone 886-2248  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C.  Notary Public  Country Home & Acreage: Over.  15 acres; partially cleared, with  3 bedroom house in good condition. Hydro and phone, A-oil  heat, Elect. H.W. House has  pleasant outlook over southern  slope. Well built barn. Fruit &  nut trees, good garden. Excellent water supply with rights on  sltream. Good road access. Call  for full particulars.  Estate Sale: Centrally situated  retirement home. A well laid  out house with .one very large  bedroom. Bright, spacious living room. Located in a quiet residential area of Gibsons. Excellent view. Offers and terms on  F.P. of $14,700. Immediate occupancy. 7  Georgia Heights: A large "Top  View" lot with a completely  panoramic outlook over West  Howe Sound. Full price $11,000.  Hopkins Ldg,: Delightful 3 bed.  home on a panoramic view lot.  This would be an ideal retirement home or an exceilent location to work at Port Mellon or  on the Ferries'. Try your offer.  Selma Park: Se-ni-waterfront,  beautifully landscaped, terrific  view, large corner lot with a 4  bed. home that anyone would be  proud to own. Also a large workshop-garage. Drop in and find'  out imore about this one.  Gibsons:. Get aread of the building boom that always follows a  sewer development and' pick out  your choice commercial or home  site now. We still have a good  selection to choose from.  E. McMynn, 886-2500   ���  Vince Prewer, 886-9359  Wally Peterson, 886-2877  Gibsons waterfront, 2 years old,  1700 sq. ft, 3 bedroom post &  beam, basement home, iy2 baths  wall to wall carpeting, built-in  dishwasher and appliances, raised hearth and stone fireplace,  beautifully landscaped. Many ex-  tras. Priced to sell. Phone 886-  7080.  ."  New 2 bedroom and den. Phone  builder, 886-2762.  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Real Estate & Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B;C. Ph. 886*2481  Upper Granthams: This good  buy is still available for $10,900  and only $3700 down, balance  $100 month at 8y2%. There's two  bedrooms, living room with FP,  modern bathroom and kitchen.  Stucco exterior. A very neat  place, with a spectacular view.  MLS 6-6659.  886-2481  Abbs Road: 2 bedroom view  home on nice wide lot, suit couple niceliy. F.P. $11,800. Some  terms.  886-2481  Highway acreage: Near Leek  Road, 1.75 acres, over 600 ft. on  (highway.    Road"  allowance   at  rear. Only $3900 FP.  886-2481  Roberts Creek: Part,finished1  cabin oh Cedar Grove Rd., large  lot, close to picnic site and good  fishing. Asking $14,900.  Extra large lots at Roberts  Creek Lower Road up to 100 ft.  wide from $5100 to $5900, close  to beach access etc. -  886-2481 ,  Pitt Rd: 6 acres with new 3  br. full basement home. Beautiful view and good holding property. $29,900.  886-2481  Gibsons   Village:   3. bedroom  basement home on good view lot  $19,500 only.  886-2481  Richard F. Kennett  Notary Public  Evenings:  Jack White ��� 886-2935  Ken Crosby ��� 886-2098  Jay Visser ��� 885-2300  PROPERTY FOR SMT"~  3 bedroom modern home, with  partly finished basement, shake  roof, brick front, hardwood  floors, built in stove and oven,  on>1.6 acres. Phone 886-9959.  2 room house with bathroom, 2  Otots, some finishing.. Roberts  Creek. Phone 886-2764.  j   Top of the bluff, panoramic  view lot, no clearing necessary,  area of fine homes. FIP. $5900.  Mrs. I. Green, 886-9979.  Sell or swap, Vs acre? Cozy Corner, Gibsons, for Ismail acreage,  Port Mellon to Roberts Creek.  Phone 886-7320.  Large view lot, 67' x 170', on  Sangent Road, Gibsons, $3500.  Phone 886-2765.  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827  3 only left. Large view lots.  Gower Point area near good  beach. Terms. Phone 886-2887  PROPERTY WAHTH)  Waterfront 3 bedroom residence  or lot, Gibsons-Langdale area.  Reply Box 92, Port Mellon.  Real estate operators are finding use 6f our Xerox machine a  valuable asset in the copying of  map locations.  GIBSONS, Ph. 886-2481  fOR RENT  10' x 50' trailer. Available May  1. Phone days 886-7012, evenings  886^7300. 7  Mobile Home Sites  Gower Point  580 - 1000 ft. from good beach  area. Each site: with 'view of  the sea. Extra space; for those  'who like to garden. No rowdyism ror dogs  allowed.  The Vernons  886-2887 or 886-2894  RITZ MOTEL ��� Rates by day,  week or monthly. Commercial  and crew rates., Full housekeeping. Electric heait. 886-2401, Gib-  sons.   Mobile home space available.  Sunshine Coast Trailer Park,  Gibsons 886-9826.  OFFICE FOR RENT  HARRIS  BLOCK  Large bright office ��� Centre of  Gibsons business area. Inquiries  invited. Contact "N. R. Harris,  Honking Landing. Phone 886-  2861.  WANTED TO RENT  RCMP constable and wife require home to rent in Gibsons  area. Phone H. Anderson, 886-  7492.  3 bedroom family home. Phone  886-2908. ;..  -^     r1  '��� -'���;���'���-������������ ��"'���  ���   '    ' ^ '  Wanted, 2 or 3 bedroom house  in Pender Harbour area. Phone  883-2523. Found at Post Office: Keycase  with keys and 1969 license tag  minnlber 304861. Owner may  claim at Coast News office.  Found on reserve at Gibsons, a  chinchililla. Owner please phone  112-939-1377.  Found at Kelly Road, off Gower  Point Road, about 10 days ago,  a gold and purple Mount Elphinstone neckerchief. Owner may  claim at the Coast News.  Coast News, April 21, 1971.      5  Split aider, any length, $18 a  cord*, $9 pickup load. Phone 886-  7231  Firewood, y2 cord alder, split,  $10. Phone 886-2717.  ANNOUNCEMENTS  PETS  Homes wanted for 2 kittens and  one female calico cat. Will deliver.  Phone 886-7018.  KITTENS 6 wks old. Good  homes are needed for 5 lively,  healthy black kittens. Phone 886-  9680.  7  Lovely dalmatian cross puppies.  Phone. 886-7425.  Abyssinian cross Siamese kittens $20 each. Numerous half  and full grown domestic short  hair cats free.  Phone  886-2092.  SAMOYED PUPS  Adorable. From $75 up. Phone  886-2160.   Poodles, grooming, clipping.  Years of experience. Phone 886-  2601.  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827  Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  885-9534, 886-99014 or 885-9327,  Mr. & Mrs. 885-9865 after 5 p.m.  COMPRESSED AIR  SERVICE FOR  Skindivers' and Firemen's  ��ii? t___n___s  SKINDIVERS AVAILABLE  FOR SALVAGE WORK  MARINE ACCESSORIES  Paint, fibreglass, rope, canvas,  boat hardware  WALT NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.  Gibsons, 886-9303  For membership of explosive re  quirements contact C. Day 886-  2051 Lockyer Rd. Howe Sound  Farmers Institute, Stumping or  ditching powder, dynamite, elr  ectric or regular caps, prima-  cord, etc  FUELS  FIREWOOD: Alder or fir, $18  cord, $10 y2 cord, any length,  split, delivered and piled. 886-  2467 evenings.  ��� "     COAL  Drumheller Lump  Drumheller Egg  Heatglow Briquettes ���'*'  PRATT ROAD  AUTO WRECKERS  Phone 886-9535  SUNSHINE COAST  ENTERPRISES  Alder wood, any length, $20  cord; Totem logs $1 a box. Ph  886-9988. ~  BIRD GUARDIANS  Birds are the guardians of our  forests. Without such birds as  woodpeckers, nut-hatches, chickadees, warblers, wrens, and  many others our forests would  be destroyed by insects. Some  kinds of small birds hunt insects  on the bark, others work on the  slender twigs and leaves, and  woodpeckers cut into the tree  itself, chiselling out grubs, which  are undeveloped beetles. These  grubs bore into the sap-wood  and if too numerous will- finally  kill the tree? But, ithe woodpecker cuts into the bark with his  strong bill until he is able to  spear the insect with his barbed  tongue. Few birds are more  useful than the woodpecker.  :       LADIES  Register Now For Your  KEEP FIT Course, Commencing  Sion;^ May 3rd. $3 for 6 CMsses  Phone Mrs Mil ward, 886-2783  all LIBERALS  to the  i.niiiiniuihi.  of OFFICERS  New postal  code on fria!  Elderly Citizens week in June  in  area  Meet with YOUR newly elected  President of the B.C. Liberal  Immtiu  Mr Mel Couvelier of Victoria  in living -III colour for one night  only  Selma Park Hall  7.30p.m. Monday Aprils 1971  Reserve Your Seat Early  Sunshine Coast Liberal Assoc.  Canadians will get their first  close look at the postal code  April 1, starting in Ottawa.  Jean-Pierre Cote, Mii_uster responsible for the post office, announced the TLaunch date at a  press conference in the nation's  capital. ~      ;  ���. The code will be a permanent  part of every Canadian* address  by early 1974. It will be introduced in Manitoba in the fall of this  year, followed by Saskatchewan  in the Spring of 1972, the Atlantic provinces in the fall, Alberta  at the end of that year, British  Columbia,  the   Yukon  and   the  Northwest    Territories   in , the  Spring of 1973, and Quebec and  the rest of Ontario early in 1974.  The code is alpha-numeric ���  composed   of   both  letters  and  numbers ��� and always takes the  form of ANA  NAN, where A  represents a letter of the alphabet and N a number from 0 to 9.  There is a space between the  first  three   and   the last three  characters.  A typical example is K2P 0B6.  The code contains enough information  to  determine  a  person's address right down to one  side of a city street between intersections, and sometimes even  further. The albove example K2P  0>B6, indicates the south side of  Nepean Street between Bank and  O'Connor, in downtown Ottawa.  ���Sometimes the postal code will  indicate a single building, if it  is  a large apartment or office  ibuilding  containing many  individual units. Or it can indicate a  single organization or company,  if it receives a large volume of  mail from the post office regularly.  But in urban areas it never  indicates am area larger than  one side of a city block! So it enables the post office to program  its machines to sort mail right  down to very small sections of  the city.  Once your residence gets its  code, it becomes a permanent  part of your address. It will ne-  ver change, although* if you  move to. another residence, you  will inherit a new code.  To ensure that the postal code  is effectively implemented  across Canada, the post office is  spending some $60 to $70 million on equipment over the next  ' five years, in the 15 cities which  account for 85% of all mail in  Canada���Halifax, Quebec City,  Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Ham  iLton, London, Windsor, Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary,  Edmonton, Vancouver and Victoria.  Any uncoded mail, Mr. Cote  warns, will naturally not go  through the machines* and wall  have to be sorted by hand.  Articles found  The following item was found  in the Hillside gravel pit by a  local resident. To date there  have been no clues as to the  identity Of the owner. It is requested that any information be  forwarded to the ROMP, Gibsons:  Phillips 16" portable TV,  metal case, light brown with  a dark brown backing.  The following item was found  in Bal's Lane by a local resident. To date there'have been  no clues as to the identity of the  owner. The camera was found  hanging from a tree stump. It  is requested that any information be forwarded1 to the RCMP,  Gibsons:  Kodak Pony 135 Camera.  Black with  silver 'lens  and  plastic   top.   The    case   is  brown.  A BUG NOT A BUG?  . Many people make the mistake  of referring to all insects as  bugs. This is as bad as calling  caterpillars worms. Worms are  a distinct group of animals ���  the earthworm, for example. Insects comprise an entirely different group. No insect at any  stage of its life should properly  be referred to as a worm. Similarly, bugs are a distinct group  or order of insects, with characteristics that make them different from all other insects.  Potato bugs and lady bugs are  not bugs, but beetles. Giant water bugs, squash bugs and bed  bugs are true bugs.  Senior Citizens^ Association,  Branch 69, met on"April) 15th, in  the Sechelt Legion Hall, with 60  memibers present. Mrs. Madge  Hansen, presidfent, called iflor  two minutes silence in memory  of Mrs. Olive McGregor. A donation from the branch will be  made to the Cancer Research  Fund in remembrance of her.  Reports from the comimittees  indicate many diversified activities. The paid-up membership to  date is 165. A welcome was given to new members Mr. and  Mrs, Derby and Mr. and Mrs.  Graumuan. The greeters for the  Letters fo Editor  Editor: Proposed changes in  the Public Service Superannuation act has two surprises in  store for all civil servants. One  a very pleasant one, and the  other not so pleasant ��� in falet-  a very cruel blow.  Civil' servants in the 50-55 age  bracket, with 20-30 years service, may retire with their modest pension if they wish. This  may be welcomed by the civil  servants who have financial  means, and with their small  pension may take up other pursuits and endeavors they have  dreamed about in the past.  But the ones who are not in  this position get the bitter medicine. They may be retired or fired, they have a choice of two  words, but they mean the same  thing.  The government, under the  proposed changes in the P.S.S.  Act, take the right to fire civil'  servants, at age 50-55. This is the  cruel part of Bill C270, now before parliament.  On Feb. 25 Stanley H. Knowles  M.P. for Winnipeg North Cen*-  tre, wrote as follows: "I ear-  nsetly hope that when we get  into committee of the whole and  reach Part VH we can. persuade  the government to get fair play  and justice written into this aspect of the measure"  May I suggest that every civil  servant write their meimlber of  parliament today. Your protest  will help ��� especially now that  an election seems to be on the  : distant horizon.;  __;��  ���OTTO NORDLING.^  NURSES APPROVE  Approval by the legislature of  a $500,000 spending estimate for  the development of; alternative  health care facilities is regarded by the Registered Nurses' Association of British Columbia as  a step in the right direction.  "We will be interested in learn  ing precisely how the government plans to implement these  programs," said Mrs. Monica  Angus, president, after a meeting of the Association's Board of  Directors. The association advocates the provision of home care  services and the establishment  of intermediate care facilities as  necessary to a comprehensive  health care delivery system.  day were Mrs. M. Orawlford and  Mrs. Mabel Livesey. The monthly raffle was won by Mrs. Olve  Clear.  The Spring tea and bake sale  will be held on Sat., May 1, in  the Sechelt Legion Hall,  fromv  2 to 4 p.m. Mrs. Isabel' Dawson  has kindly consented to preside.  Reduced prices for hearing  aid batteries are now available  for any elderly persons requiring them. Anyone needing them  may order them through Mr.  Dave Hayward at 885-9755.  The week of June 6-12 has been  proclaiimed Elderly Citizens and  Pioneers week. In order to honor our pioneers, a non-denominational service will be held at  that time, in the Sechelt Legion  Hall, sponsored by the Seeheit  Senior Citizens Association. Several members of the looali clergy  will participate. Refreshments  will be served, followed by a social hour. All citizens are cordially invited to attend.  The S.C.A. convention will be  held in Prince George, June 8  and 9. Delegates from this  branch will' be Mrs. Madge Hansen and Mrs. Hazel' Evans.  Following refreshments, many  beautiful scenic slides, some local views, others of far-away  places, were presented by Mr.  Guy Clear, with commentary by  Mrs. Olive Clear.  LAWN ClJTTIIin  nun  Winston's  Sporting Goods  886-9600  Gibsons SWAP and SHOP  Small Table Saw, School  Desks, 2 Piece Chesterfield  as new, Washer & Dryer,  Fridges & Stoves  BEHIND MACGREGOR  PACIFIC  Fire Alarm Procedure  ALSO INHALAT0R  To place a Call at Gibsons OR Area covered by the  Gibsons Fire Protection District:  1. Immediately dial phone number 886-2345  2. Wait for someone to answer  3. 0'm them (A) Location of Fire & Address  (B) Name of Resident Involved  (C) Extent of Involvement  (D) Your Name  4. Ensure everyone is out of the building no  matter how small the fire is.  5. Dispatch someone or yourself to nearest  roadway to direct Firemen or R.C.M.P.  VOLUNTEER FIRE SERVICES  NOW GENERA TION TIRES  TIRES  REGoodridli  TIRES  We are pleased to announce we now have been accepted as a JFranchised (Dealer for  B. F. GOODRICH RADIAL TIRES  OUR NEW LINE-UP CARRIED IN STOCK WILL BE:  1.   THE TRANS-AM: The only 60 series radial made in the worldi. Referred to a9  "The Street Tire That Went to the Races." Super Wide Radial.  2.   THE LIFE SAVER RADIAL: The ultimate in mileage, safety and handling, the  40,000 mile tire. We Put It In Writing. Available in 70 series wide oval.  3.   G.T. 100: B.F. Goodrich's answer to the European Radial. Available in full selection of metric sizes.  *"*����� *���"* ������  Wh���S'e C0ASTAL  T,RES Sa��.-end  Phone 886-2700  Use Your Ch argex The Labor scene  ANDY  CAPP  Legal and illegal strikes, some  of whidh were outside the company's control!, in 1970 cost Mac  Milian Bloedel Limited a total;  working iliime loss of about  2,000,000 man hours, which is 6.3  percent of the total hours worked in company operations  throughout Canada.  These figures were revealed  by the Hon. J. V. Clyne, chairman and chief executive officer  of MacMillan Bloedel, in the annual report to shareholders,  which was released April 12.  The company's earnings for  1970, which were reported earlier, declined from $42,550,721 in  1969 ($2.04 per share) to $17,425-  816 (83 cents per share) aflJthough  total income increased slightly.  The head of Canada's largest  forest products company stated  that "the present systems and:  concepts involved in the allocation of fair returns to labor and  capital have become less and  less appropriate to the requirements of the times.  "'It is imperative that imagination and1 leadership be exhibited by management, labor and  government in determSning newer more miature approaches under which all parties would bene  fit but which would work in  phase with economic requirements."  North America's economic  problems, said Clyne, "stem  from   a   continuing  failure   by  Western society to exert the seif-  discipline essential1 to sustained  growth and employment without  giving rise to destructive inflationary pressures. As a result of  such failure, governments must  necessarily apply fiscal and  monetary restrictions in an attempt to control inflation.  "Such measures, unfortunately  are far from precise in their effect and, as has happened beifore  the most recent application of  fiscal and monetary restraints  ouiminated; in a sharp recession  in both the United' States and  Canada."  A combination of depressed  markets for wood products, in-  flatibniary increases in costs and  a very sharp decrease in the  value of sales to the U.S. and  other countries due to the freeing of the Canadian dollar had'  contributed! substantially to the  decline in company earning--.  "The largest single cause of  the decrease in profits in 1970,  however," he said, "was the loss  oif production and the loss of  sales resulting directly or indirectly from strikes which occurred in British Columbia during  the year at times when such production and sales were crucial  to company profits."  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  DEADLINE, TUESDAY NOON  Phone 886-2622  ANNOUNCING  BRUCE E. EMERSON  BARRISTER & SOLICITOR  NOTARY PUBLIC  / ��� ���  OPENING AN OFFICE  FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE PRACTICE OF LAW  at Sechelt Agenc.es Ltd., Cowrie St., Sechelt  Phone 885-2161  NOTICE OF MEETING  THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE  ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL SOCIETY  will be held on  Monday, April 26, 1971  at 8 p.m. in the  Sechelt Legion Hal!  NOTE: Entitled to participate in and vote at the meeting are:  1. Members registered in 1970, who have paid Membership dues ($2.00) for 1971, before the commencement  of the meeting.  2. New members who have been registered and have paid  Membership dues ($2.00) for 1971, NOT LATER THAN  30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING  ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT  AND INTEREST  NEW MEMBERS WILL BE WELCOME  St. Mary's Hospital,  G. E. Hopkins,  Publicity Chairman.  Coast News, April 21, 1971.  Beautiful B.C.  Subscriptions to Beautiful British Columbia magazine, the full-  color quarterly published by the  Department of Travel Industry,  Tose to 181-963 in February, an  increase of more than 20,000 in a  -year, it is announced by the  Hon. W. K. Kiernan.  Total circulation of the magazine's Winter 1970 issue, includ1-  ing counter sales and bulk sales,  was approximately 260,000. Business manager G. L. Levy estimates that 265,000 copies of the  Summer 19717 issue will be required.      '-..,''-'."'���  In 1960 the magazine had an  average printing of 97,000 and  5,000 subscribers for each issue.  Beautiful Britisih Columbia magazine, which has subscribers in  every province and! territory of  Canada, every state of the United States, and more than 30  other countries, was founded in  1959.  School dental surveys continue  ���Through voluntary participation of local dentists, the board  of School" District No. 48 and the  Coast Garibaldi Health Unit, a  school dental survey was recently conducted in randomly selected schools in the Howe Sound  area.  Results of this survey will be  available,for future planning in  relation to dental nealth needs  and allocation of funds for dental programs in the respective  localities. After tabulation by the-  provincial department of vital  Statistics in Victoria, the statistical analysis will be made available to those people or groups  who may have an interest in local community health levels and  planning.  The actual examinations were  done by local dentists' who volunteered, both their own time and  that of their assistant who acted as recorder. It is worthwhile  noting that without exception,  every dentist, asked jto make this  significant contribution to their  com'muhdty and offered his complete ^ co-operation.  The organizing of the project  was carried- out locally by the  provincial, public health dental  consultant and Mr. Jdhn Philion  of the department of vital statistics.  The dental team was also appreciative of the courtesy and  co-operation they were extended by members of the teaching  staiff at the various schools. Every effort was made by the principals, in particular, to provide  falcilities as adequate to the survey needs as possible.  Onice again in 1970, the provincial' department of Preventive  Dentistry was unable1 to make  any significant increase in dental public health prograrnimdnig  in the Coast Garibaldi Health  Unit. As in past years, the dental extern program was carried  on at Pemberton and Texada Is-  Cburcb Services  X��  Let The People Praise Thee, O God   j  land. The three year old birthday card program was carried  on in Squamish and Gibsons.  The major obstacle preventing  am expansion of these services is  lack of dental personnel ��� both  private, practitioners and dental public health auxiliaries. Fortunately two new graduates will'  be locating in the Coast Gari-  foaldli Health Unit area in 1971,  somewhat alleviating the shortage of dentists. Hopefully, some  method of utilizing Dental Public Health auxiliaries will be established as well in the 'forthcoming year.  Sports Festival  starts May 20  The second annual B.C. Festival of Sports, May 20 through  June 7, wiiiil be the largest athletic event ever staged in North  America. Last year, in its initial  staging, the Festival of Sports  brought together 125,000 athletes  from many parts of the globe  competing in 47 individual sports  in 64 centres.       '  Already, 123 communities have  signified intentions of staging  events in 1971, B.C.'s Centennial  year. Three more sports ��� basketball, football and handball ���  will be part of the Festival this  year and it appears some 200,000  athletes will be involved overall.  "This is really encouraging,"  said R. B. Worley, deputy minister, department of travel industry, the man who conceived  the idea of the Festival of Sports  "This success story is attributed  to the enthusiasm of the councils  and coriiimittees of the participating sports and communities  and the B.C. Sports Federation."  The Festival of Sports is sponsored by the" Sports Federation  in co-operation with the provincial government.  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  9 a.m., 4th and 5th Sunday  Holy Communion  11 a.m., Sunday School  11:15 a.m., 1st and 3rd Sundays  Holy Communion  2nd and 5th Sundays, Mattins  4th Sunday, Family Service  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  9:30 a.m., 2nd Sunday  Holy Communion  2:30 p.m., 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday  ,   Evensong  4th Sunday, Family Service  UNITED  Gibsons United Church  11:15 a.m., Divine Service  9:30 a.m., Wilson Creek  2:30 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.  ROMAN CATHOLIC SERVICES  St. Mary's Church  Rev. D. Kenny  11 a.m-. Mass, Sundays  followed by coffee break.  Visitors Welcome  .BAPTIST  CALVARY BAPTIST  Pastor Robt. Allaby, 885-2809  Park Rd., Gibsons  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Evening Service 7 p.m.  BETHEL BAPTIST  Mermaid and Trail, Sechelt  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  if -15 a.m.. Worship Service  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member P.A.O.C.  886-9970  Highway and Martin Road  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Service 7:00 p.m.  Wed., Bible Study & Prayer  7:30 p.m.  Fri., Family Night Service  Rev. B. J. With  GLAD TIDINGS  Gower Point Road  880-2060  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  Morning Worship, 11 a.m.  WITH CHOIR AND SPECIALS  EVENING SERVICE, 7 p.m.  Testimony and Exhortation  Tuesday       Service 7:00  With once a month Special  Evangelistic Service  A school dental survey will be  conducted at selected schools in  the area early in 1971, the re*-  sulits of - which will provide a  basis for dental health planning  in future.  $    $    $  CASH FOR GUMS  WALT NYGREN SALES (1971)  LTD.  886-9303  PENINSULA  Photographers  ���   WEDDINGS  ���    PORTRAITS  ���    PASSPORTS  ���   COMMERCIAL  With the use of special portable backdrops and lighting, portraits, family groups, babies, passports, etc., Eire done in the  privacy of your home, if so desired. This makes possible a  change of clothes and adjustments to hair and make up, if  needed. Sittings arranged by appointment. Samples of photographic work shown on request  C. ABERN.THY Phone 886-7374  PIOHUR  SAW CHAM...  HAS THE EDG��  The hard chromed surface and soft underside of the  Pioneer saw chain cutting edge assures constant, razor  sharp cutting.  It is available in all popular pitches including %'' in  both standard and safety chain for all chain saws.  Pioneer's Duracut and Sureguard saw chain when  match-mated with the Durarail bar and Pioneer Dura-?  drive sprocket provide an unbeatable combination that  has the edge your chain saw needs.  Sifiitty's Boat Rentals & Marina  GIBSONS ��� 8W-7711  Sechelt Chain Saw Centre Ltd.  Cowrie St. SECHELT 885-9626  Madeira Park Marina  MADEIRA PARK ��� PENDER HARBOUR ��� 8S3-2266 Welcome to the  Floorshine Coast  HOWE SOUND  JANITOR SERVICE  Specialists in Cleaning  Floor Waxing, Spray buffing  and Window Cleaning  RUG SHAMPOOING  Phone 886-7131, Gibsons  UPHOLSTERY  HAL & MAY AUBIN  Samples brought to your home  Livingroom furniture a specialty  Phone 885-9575  DUBE CONSTRUCTION  GENERAL BUILDING  and Repair Work  Specializing in Cabinet  and Finishing Work  AU Work Guaranteed  Phone 886-2019  G&WDRYWAU  Experienced Drywall  Acoustic & Textured Ceilings  FREE ESTIMATES  FAST SERVICE  Phone 884-5315  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  1 Mile west of Gibsons Hiway  Laundromat  Extra Large Lots  And Recreation Area  Parklike Setting  Phone 886-9826  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  LTD.  .*   ^      SCOWS ^ LOGS       *    *  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  SEASIDE PLUMBING  FREE   ESTIMATES  A   COMPLETE  PLUMBING  Phone 886-7017 or 886-2848  SHOP  ON  WHEELS  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R.R.1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2116  TASELLASHOP  Ladies ��� Mens��� Childrens  Wear '��� Yard Goods ��� Wool  and Staples ��� Bedding  Linens  Dial 885-9331 Sechelt. B.C.  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 ELOTRIC Lfd.  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  NEED TIRES?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on  Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  STUCCO  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRY  GAMBIER CONSTRUCTION  FRANK FRITSCH  886-9505, Box 522, Gibsons  GIBSONS MARINE SERVICE Lfd.  at ESSO MARINE  Boat Hauling  Gas, Diesel Repairs, Welding  EVINRUDE SALES  O.M.C. Parts and Service  Phone 886-7411  c & $  HARDWARE  &  APPLIANCES  Sechelt ��� 885-9713  SECHELT CHAIN SAW CENTRE  ^      LTD.  SALES  &  SERVICE  Chain Saws ��� Outboards  Boats ��� Marine Supplies  Sechelt 885-9626  A. andD.  BUILDING CONTRACTORS  Roberts Creek  Phone 886-9825  RICHARD F. KENNETT  NOTARY PUBLIC  Ph. 886-2481  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons  We pay highest cash prices  for furniture  2nd hand itenis of all kinds  THE RENTAL SHOP'S  Second Hand Store  885-2848 anytime  FOR  Cycle Sales and Service  SEE  NUTS & BOLTS  ON THE WHARF  ALL MODELS AVAILABLE  Coast News, April 21, 1971.  ROBERTS CREEK DRY WALL  Taping and Filling by hand  and Machine  Spraytex Sparkle Ceilings  Free Estimates at any time  GOOD SERVICE  Phone 886-7193  Phone 886-2808  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES lfd.  Everything for your building  needs  Free estimates  ^*^j  LAND  SURVEYING  ROY & WAGENAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  r"i'i. '"������'���         . .- '��� .    J  GIBSONS HEATING  Serving Sunshine Coast  All types of heating  and hot water  installations and service  Call JACK CURRIE  Phone 886-7380  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  HARDWOOD SPECIALISTS  Custom Designed Furniture  Kitchen and bathroom  cabinetry  Remodelling  R. BIRKIN  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  Phone 886-2551  ACTON ELECTRIC LTD.  RESEDENTIAL  INDUSTRIAL  MARINE WIRING  ELECTRIC HEAT  LINEWORK  886-7244  CLIFF'S BOATS  & ACCESSORIES LTD.  BOAT SALES  Pleasure and Commercial  FISHING SUPPLIES  CLIFF OLSEN  Ph. 885-9819 ��� Res. 885-3400  Benner Block Box 324  Sechelt Sechelt  CANADIAN PROPANE  Serving the Sunshine Coast  with reliable and economical  Cooking, Heating and Hot Water  FREE ESTIMATES  Box  684,  Sechelt  Phone 885-2360  HANSEN'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Serving  the Sunshine Coast  General Freight from  Vancouver to all points  Heavy Hauling  Furniture Moving  Warehouses: Gibsons 886-2172  Sechelt 885-2118  MACK'S NURSERY  Sunshine Coast Highway  Shrubs,  Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer;  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  Phone  886-2684  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Lfd.  Household Moving & Storage  Complete Packing  Packing Materials for   Sale  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone 886-2664 ��� R.R-1 Gibsons  ��ULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything   for   your   building  needs  Sechelt��� Ph. 885-22S3  BILL McPHEDRAN  Electrical Contractor  . Free Estimates  886-7477  HARGEx 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  SICOTTE BULLDOZING Ltd.  ���x- LAND CLEARING  * ROAD BUILDING  * CRANE and GRADER  SERVICE  Phone 886-2357  Mileage is Our Business  at  Gibsons SHELL Service  ��� Top   Quality   Shell   products  ��� Lubrication and Oil  Changes  ��� Complete Motor Tuneup  ��� Complete Brake Service  ��� Tire Sales & Service  ��� Muffler Repairs  ��� General Maintenance  ��� Complete    Auto   Accessories  ��� All Work by Experienced Personnel  ��� Automobile  Assoc.  Emergency' Service  24-HOUR TOWING SERVICE  GIBSONS SHELL SERVICE  Phone 886-2572  Emergency 886-9390  OPTOMETRTST  FRANK E- DECKER  BAL BLpCK ���GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS  886-2248  L & H SWANSON LTD.  READY-MIX CONCRETE   ���  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations  Office in Benner Block  885-9666, Box 172, Sechelt, B.C.  PARKINSON'S HEATING Lfd.  Gibsons  ESSO OIL FURNACE  No Down Payment ��� Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  for Free Estimates call 886-2728  EXPERT REPAIRS  TO  ��� AUTOMATIC WASHERS  ��� AUTOMATIC DRYERS  ��� DISHWASHERS  Factory Trained on all Makes  also  VACUUM CLEANERS  NUTS   &   BOLTS  Ph  886-2838  PENINSULA STUCCO  & DRY WALL  AU kinds of Cement Work  Phone Albert Ronnberg 886-2998  KB WELDING  PORTABLE  Phone 886-7042  Serving the Sunshine Coast  PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  On Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES & SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  GRAY'S AUTOMOTIVE  Specializing in Motor Tuneup  Carburetors, Alternators  Generators  Wheel Alignment & Balancing  101 Sunshine  Coast Highway  Phone 886-2584  EATON'S BUY-LINE  CALL 886-7515  . Gilbsons, B.C.  BULLDOZING  VERNON & SON  LAND CLEARING  LOGGING EXCAVATING  ROAD  BUILDING  Free Estimates  Service and Satisfaction  Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887 or 886-2894  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERVICE Lfd.  Machine  Shop  Arc & Acty Welding  Steel   Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  Phone 886-7721  Res.  886-9956  *- ���*jCh~'~^  f*mW<2QM&* XXS AJ&1/&& T&-&L. &A& ABOUT"t  Point of law  (By  a   Practicing Lawyer)  Question: I have heard that  we, in British Columbia, are now  celebrating our fourth centenary  in 13 years. Why is this?  Answer: At first glance this  may not appear to be a suitable  question to answer in a legal advice column. Actually it is very  suitable because it pertains to  our constitution which is much  in the news lately. It is impossible to understand our, country's  constitution as it is today without knowing something of its de-  velloipment.  20 Years Experience  FACE STONE, BRICK  BLOCK,  FIREPLACE  FLOWER PLANTERS  Free Estimates  Guaranteed Workmanship  Box 259 Gibsons, B.C.V  Jf alaron Jf arm  Excellent facilities available  for boarding and riding  your horse  * Individual paddocks  * Lght sawdust ring  * y* mile exercise track  * Bridle trails  Registered blood stock  for sale  R.R. 2, Gibsons  886-7729  SECHELT BEAUTY SALON  Mary M. Harvey  WIGS FOR ALL OCCASIONS  Cowrie  St.,  Sechelt        885-2818  1 HR  COIN OP DRYCLEANERS  SAVES TIME & MONEY  Sunnycrest Plaza  next to Royal Bank  886-2231  PRECAST CONCRETE  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations ��� Drainage  Waterlines, etc.  Business Phone 886-2231  Home phone 886-9579  TRAIL BAY CARTAGE  PHONE ANYTIME  885-2848  (Copyright)  In 1821, what is now British  Columbia fell under control of  the Hudson Bay Company. In  1849, Vancouver Island became  a colony of Great Britain. In  1858, what is now the mainland  portion of British Columbia was  constituted the colony of New  Caledonia. In 1866, the two col-*  onies were united as British Columbia.  In 1867, the three colonies of  Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and  Canada (earlier Upper and1 Lower Canada) were federally united and constituted the four provinces of Nova Scotia, New  Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec.  The federal parliament-' couttti  pass statute law governing Canada as a whole and the provinces were empowered to pass statutes on provincial affairs.  In 1871, British Columbia joined Canada as the sixth province  (Manitoba having been adimit-  ted in 1870).  British Columbia* residents are  therefore, in the year 1971, indeed celebrating their fourth cen  tenary in 13 years ������ the first being the 100th anniversary of the  formation of the colony of New  Caledonia, for mainlanders, or  the formation of the colony of  Vancouver Island, for Vancouver Islanders; the second being  the 100th anniversary of the unification of the two colonies, the  third1 being the 100th anniversary of the federation of the Dominion of Canada and the fourth  being the 100th anniversary of  British Columbia joining Canada;  as a province.  Have you rare sheets of music? If so we can copy them for  you on our Xerox machine at the  Coast News ��� while you wait.  Coast News  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES LTD.  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  886-2938 885-9973  Call us for your disposal needs  when renovating  or spring cleaning  Containers available  ERVIN'S DKOMTING  Painting ��� Building  Remodelling  Phone 885-2292  Box 404 Sechelt, B.C.  W. PHILIP GORDON  CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT  Room 208, Harris Block  Gibsons  Ph. Bus. 886-2714; Res. 886-7567  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  AL'S USED FURNITURE  Gibsons ��� 886-28121 Nurse utilization urged  The Registered Nurses' Association of British Columbia wel-  comes statements by Health  Minister John Munro favoring  utilization of nurses to meet  Canada's shortage of general  medical practitioners. In a major policy speech at the natton-  al conference on assistance to  physicians in Ottawa, April 7, he  revealed the large role reserved  for doctors' assistants and referred to functions that could be  handled by these 'super nurses'.  'We are gratified to learn that  the Health Minister shares our  view that there is no need to introduce a new category of health  worker to provide assistance to  physicians," said Mrs. Monica  Angus,  RNABC president.  Introduction of physician s* assistants, a proposed new category of health worker, was recommended in the federal government's Task Force Reports  on the cost of health services in  Canada. Last fall, the Registered Niurses Association supported  the stand of the Canadian Nurses' Association in opposing, the  introduction of such a new category of health worker.  GIRLS SOFTBALL  All Girls from ages 10-13, interested In soffball.  Also Mothers to coach teams, and men for umpires  PLEASE PHONE 886-7264  CLOSING  OUT  Entire Stock Clearing  at Wholesale  (SEE OUR CLASSIFIED AD)  SAVE 30 to 50%  Ayres  Electronics  sons  DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS  Highways  (Scenic Improvement) let 196$  PURSUANT to section 3 of the Highways (Scenic Improvement) Act, 1968, that highway, or parts thereof, numbered  101, together with those highways know locally as:  1. Gibsons-Port Melton Road ��� from the point of  intersection with Highway Numbered 101 thence  in a general northerly direction to the point cif  intersection with the southerly boundary of Lot  1364, New Westminster District.  2. North Road ��� from the point of intersection  with Highway Numbered 101; thence in a general  westerly and southerly direction to the point of  intersection with the northerly boundary of the  Village of Gibsons.  lying within the boundaries of the Sunshine Coast Regional  District but not within the boundaries of any incorporated  municipality, on the request of the Board by resolution, are  designated; for the purposes of that Act.  DATED at Victoria, B.C.  this 22 day of March, 1971.  DAN CAMPBELL,  Minister of Municipal Affairs.  8       Coast News, Arpril 21, 1971.  Fishing license  plan outlined  by minister  Non-resident sports fishermen  in tidal waters will pay a licence  fee based on boats, riot people,  and all proceeds will go to build  coho and spring salmon hatcheries.  ���  Fisheries' Minister Jack Davis  in announcing the new regulations says that non-resident fishermen pay a licence fee from  $15 to $75 for privately owned  vessels depending on length.  Charter and rental boats servicing non-resident sports1 fishermen will be classed1 as com-,  mercial and pay the same licence fees as fisihenmen in the  salmon fleet, from $100 to $400.  The only exception will be  charter or rental Canadiarif boats  under 30 feet which will not pay  a licence fee. This will exempt  most marina operations renting  small boats on a daily or hourly basis. ���,���'���.������  The new fee structure'will go  into operation in 1972. It is expected there will be a $400,000  return the first year.  Here is how the licence structure works:  Charter or rental vessels under 30 feet owned by Canadians  and servicing non-residents will  not pay a fee.  Private non-resident boats, under 15 ft. will pay $15; boats 15  to 29 feet, $25; 30 to 39 feet, $50  and those 40 ft. and over, $75.  Charter or rental1 vessels under 30 ft. owned' by non-residents will pay $100.  Charter or rental vessels 30  ft. or over owner by Canadians  or non-residents will pay $200  _Jor vessel's under 15 net tons and  $400 for those over 15 tons.  The licence will be in the form  of a decal which' must be attached to the boat. Licences will  be available from any office of  the Department of Fisheries and  mail applications will be receivr  ed. . :';'  Issuing offices will be set up  during summer periods at suoK  points at Bedwell Harbour  where a lange number oif U.S.  vessels clear customs.  In September it was proposed  to licence non-resident fishermen starting in 1971. Fees would  range from $1 per day to $25 for  the season.  Groups in the tourist industry  were concerned that publicity  brochures had1 been printed for  1971 stating no sport fishing licence fee was required for tidal  waters.  For these reasons) the minister reconsidered the licence proposal and will now bring in regulations for the new fee structure before 1972.  ROBERTS CREEK  (By MADGE NEWMAN)  April 13 marked the birthday  of the Roberts Creek Auxiliary  to St. Mary's Hospital. It was.  seiven years ago that 24 women  met in Earl Haig camp and1 organized the auxiliary, voting  Mrs. L. Flumerfelt as its first  president.  Here for an Easter vacation  are Ralph Galliford with Michael and Steve.  Some youngsters spending Eas  ter wiDh their grandparents* are  Mary Jean and Ray Dyke, Burnaby, with Mr. and Mrs. J. L.  Dyke; Lacey and Irene Bradford with the Ben Caves; Tommy and Brian White with the  Bertram M. Whites.  Mr. and Mrs. H. Froese, with  Beverly and Donald, Vancouver  have been guests at the Newman  home.  April 19, 1964, will be remembered as the date that the Roberts Creek Players Club dissolved1 and became the Tidewater  Players.    The   original    group  formed in January of 1940 with  a memlberslhip of 15. The Tidewaters ceased to. function in 1965  having at that time 51 members.  Attempts were made the following  year  to   find  and  produce  some entertainment but nothing  came of them, and after a few  rehearsals interest petered out.  Mr.   and  Mrs.   R. B. Walton  are enjoying a visit from Mr.  and Mrs. D. M. Walton of Liverpool, England.  Four stamps in maple leaf issue  Twenty-six million stamps depicting the maple in spring will  be issued April 14. This is the  first issue of the series Maple  Leaf in Four Seasons. Designed  by Miss Alma Duncan of Galetta  Ontario, the 6c .stamp'shows  two of the maple's wing3d seeds  Library issue  still under study  Gibsons council is' studying a  memorandum from the Library  Development Commission which  calls for standards of library administration which some libraries object to.  The commission's standards  call for regulation of six aspects  of public library service: total  bookstock, area oif the library,  staff, hours of service, telephone  (for larger libraries only), and  financial support. Requirements  for the first two (bookstock and  area) have been postponed1 in  order to extend the time required for1 improvement. The remaining four standards came  into force on April 1 of this  year. These standards deal with  the training and payment of  staff, the minimum number of  hours the library must be open,  the need for a liisted telephone  in all libraries serving over  2,500 people; and the minimum  local support required (for populations up to 10,000, minimum  requirement i_> $1,000 or $1.50  per capita, whichever is greater; up to 25,000, $2 per capita;  up to 50,000* $2.50 per capita).  Smaller libraries likef that of  Gibsons have protested these requirements which went into effect April 1. Gibsons library  chairman maintains that it will  kill the volunteer help idea:  which has kept Gibsons library  in operation ever since it started. The problem came before  the last council meeting and it  was decided that further study  be given it.  HIGH FLYERS  Probably no / bird holds a  warmer place in the sentimental  heart of the. nation than . the  Canada goose, though many of  us may be aware of him only in  the spring and fall days of the  great migrations. In view of the  high regard in which this feathered, lord of the northlancls is  held, it should come as no surprise to learn that he is reputed  to be the only migratory bird  capable of surmounting the 26,-  000 foot barrier of the Himalayas  poised among sprouting blades  of grass. The stamp measures  24_non by 4ftm!m and is being  printed in five color Mthcigraphy  by Ashton-Potter Limited of Toronto.  .The maple leaf has long been  associated with Canada. Historical references to its regard  as an emblem of this country  date as far back as the seventeenth century. Formal recognition of it as an emblem began  in 1868 when the mapie leaf appeared in the coats of arms  granted to the provinces1 of Quebec and Ontario by Queen Vic  toria. The Canadian Coat of  Arms authorized! in 1921 included  a similar sprig of leaves as a  distinctly Canadian symbol. Today Canada's national flag- is  recognized around the world by  the stylized red maple leaf in  its centre.  Maple syrup and sugar, products concentrated. from the sap  of the maple tree, is a crop  unique to North America. Maple  syrup production, principally in  the provinces oif Nova Scotia,  New Brunswick, Quebec and.  Ontario has a yearly value of  between ten and fifteen million  dollars.  Driftwood Players  Present an evening of plays  April 23 & 24 starting at 8 p.m.  GIBSONS ELfMEMTARY SCHOOL  | Adults $1.25  Students 75c j  2_DH  .7    CLEANUP  Sunshine Coast  Will Clean up your garage, attic, basement.  HAUL ANYTHING AWAY - BUY ANYTHING  Phone Ron ��� 885-2848  __J  FOR ALL YOUR FLOORCOVERING NEEDS  CALL0N  Ken de Vries  FLOOR COVERINGS Ltd.  1659 Sunsbine Coast Highway at Wyngaert Road, Gibsons  Phone 886-7112  ��� CARPETS ���TUB        ��� LINOLEUMS  We Feature a large Selection of Drapes  SERVICES LTD.  B.C. FIBREGLASS  DOUBLE EAGLE  14 ft. lo ���!  EVINRUDE OUTBOARDS  CHRYSLER INBOARD  and INDUSTRIAL POWER  Trade-ins Accepted  PORTABLE WELDING  O.M.C. PARTS  LICENSED WELDER  GASOLINE & DIESEL  ENGINE REPAIRS  INSURED BOAT HAULING  Service Department  for all Boats and Motors  Licensed Mechanics to serve you  AT  ESSO MARINA  886-7411  m&s: ^m&><:. xmt

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