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Array Provincial  Library,  Victoria,   B.   C.  The  Publisher at Gibsons,  B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume 24  Number 11, March 17, 1971.  10c per copy  Council supplies answer  Under the signature of a covering letter to Henry Road ratepayers and? sighed by Villaige  Cleric David Johnston, the fol-  lowipig reply to the Henry Road  request ftyr Monniation, signed  by Gibsons Council, was sent  out:  "Questions 1 arid 2 ��� The two  main advantages to irieorpora-  tion are: 7  First, in planning, . as the  fringe area around a munic-ptli-  ty should be planned and' zoned  for the future, then' as the Vil-  ilage grows you do not find sub-  di visions, homes, commercial.  sites contrary to our by-laws.  This is known as a green belt  around the Village.  Secondly, the village would  like to eventually have all the  area it serves' within its water  system. This way we can give  water to. customers right from  our source instead of having water  mains   travelling   one   half  Billed as a delegation of petitioners7 re Boundary Extension,  three representatives from Henry Road and two from Pratt  road appeared at Tuesday  night's meeting of Gilbsons council at the request of council.  They were Norman and Doug  Stewart and Dick Blakeman representing Henry road and Mrs.  W. C. Skellett, secretary of Pratt  Road Ratepayers and Mr. Ray  7Lenaker. vice-pi^esident:' -  .Opening _ proceedings' Mayor  Wally Peterson said, they had  been "invited to ask any questions they liked so fire away."  . .Mr. Blaleeiman asked if the  petition business included more  than Henry Road. Mayor Peterson agreed saying it .was to include both sides of Henry Road.  He wanted to find out if the people want to join the village.  Praift. Road, had petitioned to  cxorie i_i. We do not want to be  in the water buaness outside of  the village, he added.  To another question the mayor  replied   that   there   would   be  about 50 people involved in the  area serviced outside the village.  To the next question he said  that yes, if Pratt Road people  came in that would leave the  Henry road people alone outside  the village.  What would be the advantage  ���if they joined? Free as regards  livestock but if they remained  outside they might have to double fence their property if cattle  were kept. If they were in the  village   such   operations' would  be phased out in time. It could  g6 on for years as it is now. It  iwasnbt: the intention to diiscour-  \^e,faimers, y -���' -x-z'x- X::Xi: ���:������  7  How about the effect oh taxes?  A year ago tltere would be little  difference if water was in-  mile with no domestic ,users or  have duplicate lines with the Regional District.  The usual services such as  roads, street lighting, ditching  and public works program also  come in with incorporation. This  oif course cannot be done the  first year. The advantage here is  that you have aT say in what to  do with your tax dollars'. -  . Question 3 ��� Water rates are  less. Today's rate being $30 per  year, with a frontage rate on the  tax notice of 10 cents per foot,  minimum $6 and maximum of  $12 per parcel fronting annually.  Ordinary taxes, such as school  taxes are the same and have no  bearing^ The village rate in 1970  was 23.37 mills and included all  general services, "hospital and  fire protection, consequentt-y  may be slightly higher than your  present tax. ^  Question 4 ���- ��� The general  boundary line would be: South  sideiof Reed Rd. to Heniry Rd.  arid the back, properties on the  ��� west side of Pratt Rd. to-Chaster  Question 5 ��� Any property  owner; resident or tenant elector, qualifying under the Municipal Act can run for office.  Question 6 ��� Because in imaginary line is moved; does not  mean a change would take place ;  immediately, but oyer a period,  of years as subdivision; came in-  and  the  population  derisity .increased such a thing as farming and animals would be phased out. A good e-Mtnipie of thisv  is  Shaw Road.: This  area r has:  been in the village for.twp years;;  ; because    there   has   been   no 7  change down that road there are7  still animals and chickens being -  raised, and, as that land is now  being subdivided there will not  be room for them eventually.  The village is only asking; if  the; residents in this area are  interested in incorporating, and  if it is the will, of these people  not to come in then the matter  will be dropiped.  ���Gibsons Council.  "GEORGIAN CHAPTER, Royal Arch Masons, presented a cheque, Saturdaynighlt, to Mr. Tony  |W!aigemakers of St. Mary's Hospital, (left) for  $1,200 to furnish the Georgian Room; in the new  addition to the hospital, in memory of Excellent  Companion James E^ Parker. The presentation  was made by Ted Osborne (centre) and James  Garlick, Excellent First Principal of tile Lodge.  ight rates outlined to CdfC  x Would the cost of sewage be  to consideration;  on Henry Road people too? No.  just sewer users. There will be  some people ijniside the village  not on the s^wer system and  they would=7ni6t be paying. The  cleric .Dave Johnston added that  if the area was subdivided and  requiring sewers there could be  a basis charge.  Mrs.  Skellett-asked if, Pratt  inquired how far down towards  the water would the line go. The  mayor replied that the plan was  to go one lot past Chaster road  and one lot from Pratt Road.. ._,  How many. people would be in  volved? .The answer was about  25 or more. Mr. Blakeman inquired "If we go into the village  we would not see great changes?" The clerk replied that he  did not think so. He remanded  ���   Present freight trucking on the  Sunshine Coast does not yet extend   from   Gibsons   to   Pender  Harbour.    Freight   for   Pender  -Harbour    usually    goes    direct  from Vancouver. If a local service would produce sufficient re-  iVeriue such a run could be arranged, Hank McFadden, Squa-  ���mish   Transfer   manager   who  ; with Dave Harwood, sales man-  faiger spoke at Monday night's  ..Chamber of Commerce meeting  at the Peninsula Hotel.  Mi\ McFadden hoped that with  .the present efficiency of service  Road-'people-would: have to wait "the delegations JSSat a��_f*e*_mlj$5  ai  until the others (Henry road)  joined the village? Clerk Johnston,said the problem was still  under study and when the solution is ready we will report to  the people. Mrs. Skellett referred to the early spring promise  made by Mayor Peterson and*  the mayor replied it would" be  necessary to wait for the. assessment on every parcel of land.  ��� On  expansion Mr, Blakeman  were related to real estate sales'  Doug Stewart asked.* what  would' be the advantage' if the  new highway goes through.  Hasn't council been able to put  any pressure to make changes.  Aid. Crosby said he felt sure  that they know where the road  is going.  After further discussion on the  new highway the period ended  and both delegations left.  .>&'  to visit Powell River  Queen Elizabeth II will visit  Powell River Sunday, May 9 for  a church service and will be accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Anne, Hon.  Isabel Dawson reported to the  Coast Newst Tuesdiay morninig.  Details as to time will be announced when available. Mrs.  Dawson reported she had worked hard to get this Powell River  visit on the ischedule.  It is understood at this time  that the Royal party will* arrive  in Powell River aboard the Bri  tannia and depart the same way.  Friday, May 7 will be the  school holiday for this school  district, J. S. Metzler, board  secretary-treasurer reports.  A proposed visit of 12 Pender-  Harbour honor students to the  legislature while the Queen is  visiting there was referred to  R. R. Hanna, district superintendent for funther examination.  He was of the opinion that it  would ibe difficult to arrange  such a visit at that particular  time.  Argument on the hiring of a  planner for the Sunshine Coast  Regional board was settled at a  special meeting of the board  Thursday night when it decided  to retain the present part time  planner on a permanent basis.  The issue came, before the regular meeting last week when the  board's mind did not appear to  be settled on what should be  done. At a. committee meeting  last Thursday night the matter  was resolved and E.R. Cuyilits,  temporary planner, was made  permanent. Building inis-pector F.  A. Reyburn will continue to  make his reports to the board  secretary.  In last week's paper a paragraph which stated Mr. Reyburn  objected.to the' proposed appointment should have been attributed to Director Harry Almond.  The school .board is watching  idloseiy"--the situation involving  possible strike action connected  with the teachers' pension plan  which passed its second1 reading  Monday in the legislature.  Teachers have threatened! to  strike if Bill Four is passed  without better allowances for  teachers presently retired, as  Mr. David Smethurst of Sechelt  Teachers Association explained  to the board meeting of last  week.  Legislative procedure is that  on second reading a ball passes  to committee for clause by  clause examination and it is  quite likely that it will be in the  committee stage that strike action might be precipitated by  teachers. After leaving the committee stage the bill receives its  formal third reading-and becomes law.  Mr. Smethurst said that if a  strike becomes necessary it was  hoped that it would1 be for one  day and the board would be notified' iimmediately. It was their  intention to have people avail-  abfe at the schools, to take care  of any students who arrive at  the schools. Twelve hours notice  would be given.  Mr. Smethurst was asked whe  ther members of CUPE would  ���be allowed to cross the picket  Jine in order to maintain and  protect the school buildings and  he was of the opinion this would  be allowed.  In reply to his question, Mr.  Smethurst was informed that if  there weTe a strike the teachers'  contract would be considered  broken and no fringe benefits or  sick leave would apply.  TEE-OFF SATURDAY  The Sunshine Coast Golf and  Country club official tee-off for  the season will be held Saturday,  March 20 at 12 noon. A shotgun  tee-pff will take place at 12:30  sharp and a tournament will follow during the afternoon.  Dinner will be served at 4:30  and the presentation of trophies  at 5.30 p.m. A dance will follow  at 9 p.m.  District School Superintendent  R. R. Hanna reporting to the  school board on the results of  the departmental January ex-  amrlnations said he was pleased  with the results.  "In January, 32 senior Elphinstone students wrote a total of  43 departmental examinations,  18 geography, 12 mathematics,  and 13 chemistry. '  "We are pleased to report that  our students passed 35 of these  examinations While failing in  only eight papers. This produces  a pass rate of 81.4% and a failure rate of 18.6%.  "Generally speaking the school  1 mark was lower than the department '�� whiich indicates that  our school's academic standards  of evaluation are sound.  "We are very pleased with  these results. In several cases  the student's classwork had received a failing grade, but his  performance on the departmental examination was sufficient to  produce a pass.  "As a rule of thumb, we advise our students that they require a C plus grade or better  in their -previous cou^ :to J_e  reasonably assured of success in  the departmental examination  course. Therefore a student taking Chemistry 12 should have  achieved a C plus or better in  Chemistry 11.       '  "We   are   especially   pleased  Cutoff on way  Hon. Isabel Dawson, minister  without portfolio, has expressed  ; her -pleasure that approval has  been given for the go-ahead on  construction of the Langdale-  Gibsons cut-off.  Approval to proceed with the  first phase of construction, involving the expenditure of $500,-  000, was included in the esti  mates of the highways department presented to the Igislature.  The total cost of the Langdale-  Gibsons cut-off will be $1,200,000  and work on the first phase is  expected to begin shortly.  Mrs. Dawson said, "The surveys   have  already been done  and the project is all set to go.  I'm very happy about this an-  nounce-ment."  he hoped to keep rates at their  present level. Gibsons had a self-  management arrangement which  would remain until such time as  the complete takeover of Hani-  sen's Transfer was completed by  his company.  In a comparison of freight  idharges the rates to Gibsons and  Nanaimo were outlined starting  at $2 minimum up to 100 lbs. to  Gibsons and $4.40 to Nanaimo;  The sliding scale ranged up to  $7.50 for 900 to 1,000 pounds with  established rates up to the 20,000  with the results our students  achieved on these examinations  because many oif them had borderline passes or low C's in  their previous .courses. In fact,  am analysis of the group that  wrote these examinations indicates that only six students had  a general standing of C plus or  better. It was noted that those  who failed courses had either;  received a borderline pas's or a  low C grade in their previous  . course in the same subject, with  one exception. An analysis of the  total letter grade level of this  group is as follows: 2 B; 4 C  pllus; 14 C; 12 borderline or  doubtful.  "As a result of these exaimin-  ations, three oif our students  have satisfied the requirements  for graduation."  Auxiliary has  bursary ready  Pender Harbour Auxiliary to  St. Mary's1 Hospital March 10  meeting, at the Legion Hall, Madeira Park, with Vice-president  Mrs. J. Donnelly presiding, requested Pender Harbour school  students to apply for the auxiliary bursary.  Qualifications cover situdents  who have an acceptance from a  s-chool of nursing leading to a  Registered Nurse or Licensed  Practical Nurse. The bursary  will aigain be $300.  The Workshop, sponsored by  Roberts Creek Auxiliary, will  be held this year at the Golf  Club at 11 a.m. Please bring  your own lunch, tea will be provided. All regular and associate  members interested, please contact Mrs. J. Donnelly, 883-2536  before Munday, March 2.  Mini Thrift Shop is at the  home oif Bill and Gladys Brown.  Contributions are much needed.  During Hospital Week, a membership tea will be held on May  12. All regular and associate  members and their friends are  invited.  The next meeting falls on April 14, 2 p.m., at the Legion Hall,  Madeira Park.  pound mark.  It is cheaper trucking to Nanaimo than to Gibsons because of  the drop-trailer system. This  means no driver ori the ferry. A  driver picks up the truck at Nanaimo.  The variation in cost between  the Gibsons and Nanaimo runs  amounts to $3 in favor of Nan-  aimq. l^jGiifesdns .run costs $10  xmyw��ges-'.making the rate $69.  The rate to Nanaimo is $66.  persons, described as happy  types seeking rides in ferry compound areas are becoming a  menace, Len Wray, Gibsons  trucker, informed Gibsons Cham-  -:%er^��;;C6-in&ra^ r.-.  7He�� infomied 7 members thjit  these people were bec6rhingJ a  real hazard at all ferry terminals by forcing trucks to Stop in  order to get a ride. The problem  will be taken up with management at the Langdale terminal.  Chairman Larry Labonte reported that he expected a report  on the Sunshine Coast Recreational Centre would be available  for presentation sometime after  Easter.  ���Walt Nygren reported the  chamber sign at the entrance to  the ferry terminal would be repainted.  Workshop set  for April 2  At the monthly meeting of  Roberts Creek Hospital Auxiliary held on March 8, in the  library building, it was decided  on Friday, April 2 for workshop  in the local golf club house.  ���The meeting commences at  11 a.m. Members are requested  to bring a box ranch; coffee will  be available. Tea will be served  at termination of the meeting.  Tit was also announced that a  regional meeting for hospital  auxiliaries would be held May  5 in Surrey. The theme of this  meeting is also extended care.  Two units of the auxiliary are  catering to the Credit Union dinner meeting and a smorgasbord  for the Rebecahs at Sechelt. The  next meeting will be a week earlier than usual on Monday, April  5, due to Easter holidays.  WHARF FIRE  Wednesday morning's fire alarm was for a fire at Gibsons  wharf when a cutting torch used  by workmen under the wharf ignited oil and creosote on the  pilings. Damage was minimal-  Quick action by the workmen  had the fire under control before  the    fire   department   arrived.  PLAN BOTTLE DRIVE  Gibsons Scouts and Cubs bottle drive will take place Sat.,  March 20 starting at 9:30 a-m.  Boys will meet behind the Super-  Valu store. Inquiries about pickups can be made by phoning  Ozzie Hincks at 886-9392. 2     Coast News, March 17, 1971.  Union militancy discussed  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.  That water agreement  To complete the explanation of the condition of water negotiations between Gibsons and the- Reglioniai District board it should  be pointed out that the final clause in the terms d'aid down by Mayor  Peterson should be part of the explanation.  This clause stated that at the end of 1970 Gibsons would review the situation. The mayor also .gave the Regional District  board the same right.  However it appears that the Regional Board did not like the  idea of having the situation), after becoming involved in restricted  negotiations, be turned down by the mayor. The Regional Board  would have the same privilege of refusing to go on with the arrangement but would that be likely after havling borne the expense  of starting something they could not finish?  The Coast News is pointing out this situation so people living  under jurisdiction of the Regional Board would be able to see what  is involved. The same applies to the taxpayers of Gibsons.  One question to be answered would be whether Gibsons could  bring itself to face the same situation if the terms had been laid  down to Gibsons by the Regional Board?  This water situation for the entire Sunshine Coast area is too  big for negotiations to be such that they cannot be accepted by  both sides. This is not to suggest that Gibsons should knuckle under to Regional Board desires nor should the Regional Board be  placed in a similar situation. There must be an agreement which  will work equally well for both sides. Perhaps there is suchl an  agreement. Ratepayers of both sides are watting for it!  Oops! Sorry!  . We note with satisfaction the Coast News Oops Sorry method  of dealing with mistakes that occur, as is usual in all types of publications, has been observed by such a daily as the Vancouver Pro-  ��� Vince. ..  It is a method^which has b^enusedsuccfesislfuHiyby the^editofr  during many years in newspaper work in other climes ^rid has  usually drawn favorable comment from readers. But it must be  pointed out that all of these mistakes or discrepancies are not committed by the Coast News staff. There are times when we gallantly cover up for mistakes made by other people. However the Coast  News has broad enough shoulders and the right kind of heart to  shoulder such blame. It is good public relations and we would like  to keep it that way.  Those were the days!  In the 1917 session of parliament the Income War Tax Act imposed the first general income tax in Canada. The previsions applied to 1917 income. The rate of normal tax which applied at that  time to individuals was 4 percent.on the amount of income over  $1,500 ir^ the care of unmarried persons or of widows or widowers  without dependent children, br over $3,000 in the case of all other  persons. Exemptions were lowered in 1918 to $1,000 single and $2,000  married.  Today the average income tax payer divvies up about 20 percent of his income. Perhaps his salary is in like ratio with Ms taxation. Maybe the taxpayer is just running fast in order to stand  still... Ah yes!  Those were the days!  COAST NEWS  5-10-20 years ago  FIVE YEARS AGO  Gibsons Board of Trade members suggest that the Landing  in Gibsons Landing be "dropped.  A bill was placed before the  legislature by Tony Gargrave to  cdrnVol air pollution as the present Pollution Act did not control  it'.   ������'���:' x  The Nestman home in Selma  Park was destroyed by fire. The  loss was' estimated at $8,000.  Dr. E. J: Paetkau, at a meeting of the Parents Auxiliary at  Roberts Creek defined the menace associated with pep pills  and other available drugs.  10 YEARS AGO  A. F. Paget, director of water rights, advised the Seohelt  Rural-WilSon Creek Ratepayers  association that if it seeks a  greater water district it should  first  form  a  corporate  society.  Roberts Creek Credit Union  celebrated its 20th anniversary  at its annual meeting.  The Red Velvet Goat, a play  by Pender High School students  came first at a Sunshine Coast  Drama  Festival.  15 YEARS AGO  Ted Henniker was named manager of Gibsons Bank of Montreal and Donald H. McNab, man  ager of the Sechelt bank.  An increase in dumping garbage along highways, on side  roads and in the bush has forced health officials to issue a  warning against such practices.  Fourteen days of rain and 14  with snow left a precipitation of  5.63 inches on the area during  February. High temperature was  43 and the low 11.  20 YEARS AGO  A stormy council meeting resulted from the agitation aroused over the purchase of a truck  at close to $4,000.  Dr. Dennis Bullen announces  the opening of a dental office in  the Bal Block, Gibsons.  Someone has vanished with  Sechelt Fire Department's fire  siren and the fire chief wants it  back, quickly.  By FRED ALLNUTT, Local 297  A-recent editorial in a local  ���paper implied that union leaders are responsible for the militancy that is so prevalent in the  'labor movement of late. This is  an opinion unfortunately held by  all too many uninformed people,  the truth of the matter is that  the day of the all powerful labor boss, the little Caesar, who  manipulates the union members  for his own profit and nuns his  union through a cadre of toughs,  has long since come to an end.  Today's union is so thoroughly  democratic that it tends, all too  often, to get bogged down oh insignificant   items.    Items    that  nevertheless must be given consideration and debated because  the democratic process leaves no  room for ignoring any issue put  forward by a  member.  All* issues that are of significance to  the membership- must come before the membership and  only  they can direct the executive on  what action is to be taken. Issues of such magnitude that they  come to the attention of the general   publie,  are  negotiated by  elected committees and must, in  virtually all   cases,  be  ratified  by the membership.  This is where the proof of the  system's integrity comes, time  and time again the negotiating  recommends acceptance of a  new agreement only to have it  voted down by the rank and file.  Approximately 15% of proposed  contracts> meet this fate.  In reacting in this way the  membership is not only refusing,  to accept a proposed new contract but are, in effect, voting  non-��conifidenee iri their elected  negotiating comimittee. More often than not at. least one of the  senior officers of the local union  such as the president, sits on the  negotiating comimittee. When  that committee brings back a  proposed contract and strongly  recommends its acceptance, only to have it voted down by the  membership, it leaves no room  for doubt who runs the union.  In B-C. recently and in particular in the pa'st year, you have  seen numerous examples of this  in action, remember the longshore strike ��� three times the  rank and file voted down settlements recommended by their negotiating committees. Even closer to home look at the pulp sulphite negotiations. The settlement brought back and recommended by the wage delegates  was nearly voted down. It' was  only by the skin of our teeth that  the delegates were not ordered  by the general membership to  go back to the table and come  up with a better package. The  recurrent strikes and lockouts  in the construction industry were  another example.  The membership has the opportunity to cast a secret vote  whether or not to accept management's offer, very often they  take the militant stand, in opposite to the cooler heads on the  negotiating committees, who  have had the opportunity to talk  to the company negotiators, get  the: feel of the situation, and are  consequently better able to assess the climate.  A union, like all democratic  institutions, is pyramid shaped,  with a broad base in the grassroots, building up Jto its chief  elected executive officer at the  peak of the pyramid. In most  cases this is the local union president. Regardless of what you  may have heard, the local union  is an independent entity that is  loosely connected to a national,  or international brotherhood.  The local president like all elected officials has only that  power the electors see fit to  grant him and therefore is exceedingly responsive to the feeling, needs and demands of those  electors. Needless to say a good  president like a good politician  must be able to sense the mood  of the members and this mood  changes in direct response to the  financial climate.  When the climate is right ���  inflation under control, interest  rates steady at a reasonable  rate, the average worker wants  no part of a strike unless he's  pushed to the wall. No' union  president would'have enough oratorical ability to persuade him  to strike. However when conditions change and we have had  the type of situation we have  had in the last couple of years,  How about ferns?  By A. R. BUCKLEY  Plant Research Institute. Ottawa  If you have a shady area in  your garden where it is difficult  to grow most plants, why not try  hardy ferns? They will not give  you an impressive display of  flowers, but their soft silken  beauty will be with you all summer long.  To give ferns a good start, select a shady or semi-shady area  not under shallow rooted trees  such as elms, but in a place  shaded by the house or by trees  during the hottest hours of the  day. Most will withstand a limited amount of sunshine if it is  filtered through tree foliage.  Proper soil preparation is essential to success with these  plants. In their natural woodland habitat they grow in decayed leaves long fallen from  the trees. They continue to grow  through leaves that descend each  fall. If the site you select for  growing ferns is well drained arid  is composed of good garden soil,  all that is necessary is to dig in  lots of well decayed leaves, peat  moss arid comport.  TIPS ON BOGUS BILLS  Only look at fives, 10s and 20s,  since ones and twos aren't worth  the trouble copying and anything over a 20 is scrutinized  too carefully. -Be careful of a  biH's color, detail of printing and >  texture of paper. Most bogus  bills have a certain flimsiness  about them and tear very easily.  They are usually scruffy and appear old since new bills show up  defects top readily If a bill definitely arouses your suspicion  take a close look at it and compare it with a "good bill; once  you accept a bad bill, you're  stuck with it.  SEA OTTER FILM  The story of efforts to re-establish the sea '��� otter on the west  coast of Vancouver Island by  the Fish and Wildlife branch is  told iri a 16 mm, 40 minute color  motion picture now being seen  in British Columbia. Inquiries  about the film should be directed to the Fish and Wildlife  Branch, Department of Recreation and Conservation, Victoria.  If your soil is poor or heavy,  remove it to a depth of 10 inches  and refill with a natural soil  mixture of good soil, leaf mould  and compost. To emphasize a  woodland scent place a few  rocks at random and a few decayed logs here and there. In  areas of poor drainage elevate  the bed with an edging of weathered stones. This will not only  assist drainage, but will give  you crevices and cracks iri which  to grow miniature ferns.  Ferns cam be planted almost  anytime during the year, if it  just means transplanting from  one place to another, but very  early spring or early fall is the  best time to get them from nurseries. To plant, dig a hole large  enough so that the rhizomes can  be spread in their natural position. Hold tht pJiants upright and  place them so that the crown or  buds are just at ground level.  Then fill in around them with  small stones or gravelly soil or  for larger ferns use some quite  sizable stones from one to three  inches in diameter  Summer care for the fern bed  is probably less important than  for the average garden border.  Weeds need to be pulled out as  they occur. Under shady conditions this is not apt to be frequent. Water around the plants  with a soaker hose as overhead  watering will tend to beat down  the fronds. In early July after  a heavy rain, mulch the bed with  a good organic material, such  as well decayed leaves,' buckwheat hulls or cocoa shells.  In the fall don't remove the  old fern leaves, but allow them  to settle down in the bed. Apply  a top dressing of newly fallen  leaves and hold these in place  with an old screen or snow fence  If the faM' is dry, keep the plants  well watered.  In early spring when the covering is dry, *a__e off most of  the leaves applied in the fall. If  possible, crush them in the hand  and replace them around1 the  fern roots. If this is riot possible,  remove the leaves to the compost heap. Do not use a rake on  the fern bed as this tool dan-ages the tender young croziers (fid  dieheads).  dissatisfaction sets in among the  rank and file and they soon push  the militants to the. forefront.  They have no intention of losing what thej' have fought so  many years to gain. Like a cornered   animal   they   get   their  backs up and are prepared to  fight.  Make no mistake about it  When a union rejects pr, accepts  a contract proposal, ror some  other vital issue, the. rejection  or acceptance is a:valid reflection* of the feeling of the rank  and file membership. It is they  who call the tune that the so  called leaders must dance to.  0*^0*0*0*0*0*0'  N. Richard McKibbin  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  ��^*0^^^^^0^^^0^0^0^>^f^f^^^0*0*0^0*0*0*0*l*r*^*^l^*^Kt^^*^^l^t^*^^0*0*0*0'  PORT MELLON INDUSTRIES CREDIT UNION  Annual Meeting  TUESDAY, MARCH 30 ��� 7:30 p.m.  ANGLICAN PARISH HALL  ELECTION OF OFFICERS  Members are urged to attend  Important  SOUTH PENDER HARBOUR  WATERWORKS DISTRICT  Annual  General  Meeting  COMMUNITY HALL ��� MADEIRA PARK  SUNDAY, MARCH 28 - 2 p.m.  1970 Audit available for inspection at District Office  "high voltage drama" London daily mirror  "relentless force and vigour" London daily express  "smashingly produced,  LONDON DAILY MAIL  written and directed"  "holds millions'in their  armchairs week by week'  'Keith Michells portrait of Henry ...  a television classic" ��� london daily sketch  LONDON DAILY EXPRESS  ^  Oil!  A series of six brilliant 90 minute  Television plays. Sunday evenings  March 21 through Apri 125.  9:00-10:30pm CBC Television  presented by  MacMillan Bloedel Coast News*, March 17, 1971.     3  PAUL  ��Efcf  ST. PIER RE, MP  US  HELP  COAST-CHJLCOT-N  -'���/, '������ -���  - $  For Real Estate on the  K. CROSBY  Sunshine Coast  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons ��� 886-2481'  The advance of technology is  not an unmixed blessing, as a  few people have been remarking  lately. One of it's disadvantages  is that in a rapidly advancing  technology, one can go broke so  much faster.  An enterprise, either government or private, may be planned  by brilliant men who are operating in the clear light of the inost  mocJern scientific knowledge available. By the time the factory  is built, however, a change has  come albout. Another brilliant  chap, who wasn't noticed at the  time, made a major technologic  advance in the meantime. He  wins. The pioneer group loses.  Pity about that.  More's the pity, some tremendous* investment losses seem inevitable while the present pace  continues...  It may at this moment be affecting an> enterprise in which  you and I, as taxpayers, hold a  very heavy investment ��� The  St. Lawrence Seaway which  seemed, as recently as 1959, to  be one of the technologic masterpieces of this continent.  The seaway was a long time  abuilding, beginning with the  French explorers and extending  Notice To Parents  In the event that the Sechelt Teachers Association take  strike action on the issue of teacher pensions the Board  off School Trustees wishes It to be known that in accordance  with the requirements of Division 4:06 of the Rules of  the Council of Public Instruction, schools wilt remain open.  J. S. Metzler  ��� ���  / Secretary-Treasurer  Board of School Trustees,  School-District No. 46 (Seohelt)  7''.s-.*!V.- ������������i--'--'���:.'-���<'-i*.-:*->     -������    ������:' ������'.->���    ::i':.:v . .-:v-:v,-jj  IS ONE OF THE  through to the construction of  even greater lock and canal systems through to this century. It  finally became a joint enterprise  of Canada and the United States.  By 1959, they had completed a  system which provided 27. feet  of water for 2,300 miles from  the Atlantic Ocean to the head  of the Great Lakes.  The cost to Canada was $340  millions, to the U.S. in the international reaches of the water  $14 millions. (These were costs  for the panali and lock works  done between 1952 and 1959. Both  countries had spent multitudes  of millions previously on other  works.)  When Queen Elizabeth II and  President Dwight Eisenhower  opened the great waterway on  June 26, 1959, it was generally  agreed that technology had extended ocean front right into the  heart of the Central Canadian  and Amen'can industrial regions.  Eleven years later, the Seaway  is in trouble. The operation is  losing money. Only, the bulk  shipping of ores and grains is  increasing. The general cargo,  which is the money maker for  the inland ports, is steadily declining.  Ocean going ships are abandoning the route. In 1970, 358  fewer ships used the Seaway  than the year before.  The reason appears to be not  that the Seaway is not just as  efficient as its builders had forecast. What happened is that  technology found a more efficient, method in the past decade.  Coratainerization has been developed. The Seaway wasn't  built to accommodate container  cargoes. There was some use of  the practice in 1969. White Pass  and Yukon Railroad of Vancouver was one pioneer.  But apparently in 1959, none of  the wise men could forsee that  by 1970 big industries in Chicago, Hamilton and Cleveland  would be finding it more profit-  *able to ship their containers by  rail to tidewater ports. In 1959,  railways. couldn't possibly compete with shipping, not even inland shipping. Remember?  In 1970. a special report by  Transport Minister Jamieson  contains' these ominous words*:  "By late 1970 there were indications that a significant part of  the general cargo moving on the  Seaway, particuillarly iron and  steel, might be lost to the newl .  container services."  We may rejoice that ocean  ports such as Vancouver are  getting new. business, thanks to  technology. But the joy is not unalloyed. We taxpayers now have  a shaky investment in the Se.  Lawrence Seaway.  IN LIFE  Enjoy It Now!  Cable Vision  PHONE 885-2444  The spring Thrift Sale of Gib-  sions United Church Women will  be held two days this year, Friday night, March 26, from 7 to  9 and the Saturday morning, 10  to 11:30. Something for everyone, bargains galore; baby sitting, coffee, women's and children's wear, linens, hats, shoes,  white elephant, pots and pans  for camping and a -bid table  which is fun for all. Bring the  family.  OH   FUDDLE!  Our new building on North Road is not yet complete but we are still able to provide  you with a complete Glass Service. Glass Cut, Aluminum Windows, Table topsj. etc.  at Vancouver Prices, and less  CLEARANCE  ALUMINUM WINDOW SCREENS FOR ALL SIZES - 40% OFF  GIBSONS GLASS  DIVISION OF  BLANEY  Antique Mirror & Tile Ltd.  Cansuiiiers# x_  rtews  and  yiews1^:J|  Consumers' Association of Canada  Don't count on saving a great  deal of money on your food bills  with the aid of a freezer. Consumers' Association of Canada  would like to remind you the big  plus in owning a freezer is the  convenience.  You should be prepared for  the cost of operation. Proper  moisture - vaporproof packaging  and containers are a must. The  air in' the freezer is dry. If it  penetrates the food, it can rob  it of flavor, moisture and color.  ���Electricity, servicing and depreciation are also red ink items  The size of your family, your  shopping habits and the type of  foods you will want to freeze  should govern the size and type  of freezer you buy. A rough estimate of capacity required per  person is three to four cubic  feet for city dwellers and five  to six cubic feet for rural families. Remember, when the freez-  ed size is given in pounds, divide  by 35 to convert to approximate  cubic foot capacity.  . Before choosing your freezer,  know where you will place it.  Take into account the doors,  stairs and areas it will have to  be carried through to reach the  storage spot. Be sure the floor  area is strong enough ��� a fully  stocked freezer can weigh as  much as half a ton. The freezer  motor needs a dry place with a  temperature of at least 40 deg.  F. for ideal conditions'. Unheal  ed basements and garages are  not recommended.  One decision you will have to  make is whether an upright or  chest type will best suit your  purposes. Uprights take less  floor space and give easier access to the food. There is better  even-cold distrdlbution but you  will lose more cold while the  door is open. Chest models are  cheaper to buy, and are better  for storing bulky and odd-shaped foods like poultry and roasts.  With the exception of the more  expensive frost - free uprights,  freezers need defrosting once or  twice a year. This means removing all food and insulating it in  newspapers under a blanket until the ice in the freezer melts.  Look for a drain at the bottom  to allow the melted ice to drain  off, otherwise you will just have  to sop up the water. An electric  fan played on the frosting will  zip it off in jig-time.  You may find some freezers  with interior linings that overlap  and with sharp corners that can  make cleaning difficult. Look  for a smooth interior. Most liners are made of porcel'ain enamel but you will find some aluminum, steel or plastic linings.  If the lining is plastic be sure  the corners are sufficiently reinforced to prevent cracking if  anything is dropped.  Most freezers have thin walls  because  of the  introduction   of  foam polyurethane insulation.  Ask about insulation material.  Another important consideration  is to be sure the inner and outer walls- are well sealed so that  moisture cannot penetrate.  Look for a signal or warning  light to let you know if the electricity is off or if the temperature has gone up. Check the  location of the temperature control ��� some are easier to reach  and adjust than others.  Be sure that you get an adequate instruction manual. It  should include instructions ori  how to package foods and details  on how long different foods will  keep. You should maintain a  regular turnover in your inventory of food and that takes pfenning and work.  It is,wise to buy a well-known  make from a reliable dealer.  Check the guarantee carefully.  Some include servicing for the  first year as well as parts, while  some also have a warranty  against food spoilage due either  to mechanical breakdown or  power failure. For your own pro- -  tection, remember to have any  promises made by the salesman  written on the bill of sale.  Consumers' Association o f  Canada has a leaflet on freezers  and freezer food plans available  free, in single copies only, by  writing, Freezers, Consumers'  Association of Canada, 100 Gloucester St., Ottawa 4.  BOX 68, GIBSONS, B.C.  <f|. fg'tfjt > MM'y-^Mw y   i   _    This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia 4 Coaist News, Marhc 17, 1971.  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  PHONE 886-2622 - -  Deadline ��� Tuesday noon  4c a word, Minimum 75c  Subsequent Insertions % 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  COMING EVENTS  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phohe 886-2827  Mar. 26-27: Two day Thrift Sale  Gibsons United Church C. E.  Hall, Fri., 7 to 9 p.m., Sat., 10  to 11:30 a.m.  DEATHS  HUTCHINS ��� On March 14, 1971  Walbert Albert Hutohins, in his  79th year. Survived by his loving wife Elsie, 1 daughter Mrs.  Gwendolyn Groll, Calgary; X  son John William, Coquitlam; 7  grandchildren. Funeral service  Thurs., 2 p.m. from St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church, Gibsons  Cremation. Donations to St.  Mary's Hospital, Sechelt, in lieu  of flowers. Harvey Funeral  Home, directors.   CARD Of THANKS  We wish to thank all our friends  if or the visits, letters, cardls and  flowers sent to Harry while in  (hospital. Also a sincere thank  you to all who were so kind to  me while Harry was away.  ���Harry & Florence Chaster.  Thanks so much to all my  friends who sent me cards, letters and flowers, etc. You'll never know how much it helped and  cheered me. God bless you all.  ���Vona Meldrum    I should like to take this opportunity to thank all the people  whom I have worked with for  many years, for the kind gesture of reme*n_bering me on my  retirement. Special thanks to  Mr. and Mrs. Water-bouse for  honoring me with a very delightful retifremewt party.  ���Emil Preuss.  LOST ~  2 keys on chain, one salver, one  bronze. Tues., near Ken's or  Bank of Montreal parking lots.  886-7353.  Lost, little black fluffy kitten in  vicinity of liquor store. Finder  please phone 886-9847.  FOUND  On Mar 12, key, on Sunnycrest  parking lot near mail boxes.  Now at Coast News.   HELP WANTED  Man with pump to clean water  tank. Man for grass cutting, gardening. Box 2018, Coast News1.  WORK WANTB)  Man with family seeks employment as a licenced heavy equipment operator. Also needs house  for family residence. Pleaise contact Rdbent Reid at 112-526-1360,  or write 928 Kent St., New Westminster. ?  Reliable baby sitter, available  anytime. Phone mornings, 8 to  10 a_m. 886-9952.  Trouble with your typing or want  to learn? Special Quick'N'Sim-  ple course.  Telephone 886-9331.  ~~~MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827  Dressmaking and alterations.  Phone 886-7589. Mrs. N. McKenzie,   1749 Marine Dr., Gibsons.  Do you require bookkeeping,  statements, balance sheets, and  personal income tax? Phone  886-9331.  VERNON & SON  BULLDOZING  Land clearing with  clearing blade  Grading and Excavating  Competent work, Service  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887 or 886-2894  FREE WINTER  SAFETY CHECK  All your tree needs attended to  promptly and expertly.  Insured work.  Phone 885-2109.  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES  WORK WANT�� (Cont'd)  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.  MISC. FOR SALE  Leonard fridge, perfect working  order. Phone 886-9374.  '66 Honda 90 trail bike. Phone  886-7219.  FARM FRESH EGGS  PURE  UNPASTEURIZED HONEY  Always Available  RED OR WHITE POTATOES  (Organically   grown)  50 lbs. for $2.45  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gibsons 886-9340  Cedar fence posts, 7 ft. 50c ea.  Phone 886-2156.  Solid oak four drawer dresser,  size of top, 24" x 48", mirror,  42" x 34". Price $40i. Upright  Kreisler piano, $150. Robert Randall, Lockyer Rd. Drive north  past Jack Gibb's.   Good lined man's raincoat, large  as new, worn once. Cost $35, sell  for $25. Phone 886-9605.  FEED  FOR ALMOST EVERY NEED  Temporary Reduced Prices  for following  Horse pellets. 50 lbs. __' $2.45  Hog feed, 50 lbs. 2.40  WE ALSO SELL  PEAT MOSS, BLUE WHALE  FERTILIZERS, LIME, SEEDS  ONION SETS, SEED POTATOS  PLANTS, SHRUBS  EVERGREENS  JUST ARRIVED  GOOD SELECTION  OF FRUIT TREES  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gilbsons 886-9340  Convenient Location  Seagull outboard motor, iy2 hp.  Hornet repeater gun; fibreglass  rowlboait; gas saw. Pihone 886-  2545 8 a.m. to 1 p.an.  Moffat Electric range, steel top,  high oven. Phone 886-2591 evenings.  Large Trail Master tent trailer,  solid top, full headroomr, cup-  ���boards, storage space, ice box,  sleeps 4 to 6. 886-2566.  New Brothers sewing machine,  Queen Anne cabinet, half price.  Pihone 886-7211. ._   Seagull outboard motor, 7% hp.;  Hornet repeater gun; band saw  and lathe. Phone 886-2545 from  8 pjm. to 1 a-m.   Like new, matched Deluxe Ken-  more automatic washer and drier. Phone 886-7130.  QUALITY FEEDS  AT FAIR PRICES  Hay, Straw, Buckerfield's grains  PURINA AGENT  FOR THE SUNSHINE COAST  FREE DELIVERY  Pratt Rd., Gibsons 886-7527  AVON  The new representative in Gibsons Bay area is Mrs. Inge Harrison. Phone 886-2967.  ~        FULLER BRUSH  REPRESENTATIVE  Linda MailCtt, 886-7293  Buy your 45 gal. trash incinerator from Sechelt Kinsmen at  $3.50 each. Phone 885-9542.  SPORTING GOODS  Hardware and appliances  Where your dollar has more  cents  WINSTON'S SPORTING GOODS  886-9600  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  LAWNMOWERS  OUTBOARDS  CHAIIS^SAWS  REPAIRED AND SERVICED  AUTHORIZE!* DEALER  YAMAHA OUTBOARDS  LAWNBOY MOWERS  HOMELITE   SAWS  SABRE SAW CHAIN  NUTS & BOLTS  HEAD OF WHARF  886-2838  Boy's 20 inch bake, can be Mustang or other. Needed by Saturday. Phone 886-2962.  I want to buy ah old wood Mt-  ���Chen stove, with wanming oven,  in good working condition. Gambier Island residence. Phone c/o  886-2362.  Trailer for 18-20 ft. boat. Phone  886-7268.  Timber, any quantity, fir br  hemlock. Phone 886-9670.  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE   SIM  BOATS FOR SALE  Used, rebuilt and new marine  engines, all sizes, choice of reduction gears. Paul Drake Ltd.  886-2929. '-  >��MMv��Hn��HM>--__M__-M>-----HaaiHai^��  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.  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  1961 Chev pickup, $300. Phone  886-7709.     ��� ,  '69 Dodge half ton pickup, sliant  six, 4 speed. Phone 886-7440.,  '67 Rover, 2000 TC with twin  carburetor, overhead caan, radios, discs. Will take sailboat,  or car as part payment. Phone  886-9815.  "   " ������       ���      . i.   ��������� ��� urn    -���   -. q        l   l    l     i   ���  1952 Chev half ton pickup with  canopy, licenced. $250. Phone  886-9600 or 886-7226.  '70 Mini Cooper, Good condltilon  Reasonable offer. Phone 886-9353  '64 International Triavelall, all  new tires. Phone 886-2484.  ANNOUNCEMENTS  Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  885-9534, 886-9904 or 885-9327,  Mr. & Mrs. 885-9865 after 5 p.m.  COMPRESSED AIR  SERVICE FOR  Skindivers' and Firemen's  air tanks  SKINDIVERS AVAILABLE  FOR SALVAGE WORK  MARINE  ACCESSORIES  Paint, fibreglass, rope, canvas,  boat hardware  WALT NYGREN SALES  (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, electric or regular caps, prima-  cord, etc  FUELS  Firewood, y2 cord alder, split,  $10. Phone 886-2717.  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.  fOR RENT  Waterfront ��� Gower  2 bedroom cottage  2 bedroom duplex  Unfurnished. No dogs  886-2887  Granthams Landing. 5 room  house, stove and fridge, w-w carpet, package oil heat. Also furnished cottaige, fridge and oil  stove. No children or pets. Ph.  112-922-7695.  2 bedroom house on main highway close to Gibsons. Pensioners only. Phone 886-2919.  Mobile Home Sites  Gower Point  500 - 1000 ft. from good beach>:  area. Each site with view of  the sea, Extra space for those  who like to garden. No rowdyism  or dogs  allowed.  The Vernons  886-2887 or 886-2894  RITZ MOTEL ��� Rates by day,  week or monthly. Commercial  and crew rates. Full housekeeping. Electric heat. 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,  Honkins Landing. Phone 886-  2861.  Nor'West Bay: Ideal spot for  that summer home. 75' x 200'  level lot, front cleared, bal in  natural evergreens. A terrific  buy at only $2,500 F.P. with  $1,200 down.  Davis Bay: Level serviced lot,  cleared ready to build on. One  block from beaieh. $5,500.  Robert Creek: On main Hwy  5 lovely acres, partially cleared.  Neat 4 room bungalow, requires  minor finishing. Out stone fireplace in bright living room. Spacious dining rooim opens to compact kitchen. 2 bednms., 3 pee  bath, utility, 220 service. Good  garden soil and fruit trees. $15,-  600 F.P.  Gibsons: $1,500 down gives pos  session of fine view lot in area  of new homes. Easy to develop,  $5,000, full price.  Over 5 acres, mostly cleared.  Creek through. Main house has  5 rooms and features large living room. Convenient kitchen  with nice eating area. 3 bdrms.,  3 pc. bath, utility and unfinished  bsmt. 2nd home is near new. and  features open plan living and  kitchen, 2 bdrans., modern bath.  Sun deck. Small barn and other  outbuildinigs makes for dandy  hoblby farm. Attractive terms  on $25,000.  In the Village close to shops  and beach. Well maintained 3  bedrm . stucco bungalow on view  lot. Spacious all electric kitchen  open to dining area, nice living  room, modern bath, utility, A-  oil heat. $18,500.  The ideal spot for animal lovers or gardeners. 20 prime acres  with 6 cleared, excellent water  supply. Older home, has12 bdrms  nice Hiving room, lge. kitchen  and eating area, 3 pc. bath, utility. 220 service. Few outbuildings  Terms on $32,500.  What a spot! One of the best  views in town from- the comfortable 2 bdrm house, the living  room is spacious and features  large windows to take full advantage of view. Corridor type  kitchen with breakfast area.  Utility. Garden needs loving attention. Priced for quick sale  at only $11,500 cash or cash to  $3,900 A-S.  K. BUTLER REALTY LTD.  ALL  TYPES   OF  INSURANCE !  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  Gibsons Rural ��� Twenty-three  acres, level, cleared, good soil.  Well maintained three bedroom  home, also two bedroom home.  Outbuildings, stream. $45,000,  terms.  Roberts Creek: Twelve acres,  gentle southerly slope, partly  cleared, highway access. Excellent homesite and opportunity  for capital gain. F.P. $17,500.  Selma Park: Three residential  lots situated one block albove  highway. B.C. Hydro, telephone  and municipal water available.  Moderate slope, good drainage,  second growth timber. Near  shops, schools, hospital. F.P.  $4,750 and $5,250 with DP. $2500  balance easy payments.  C. R. Gathercole  Gibsons, 886-7015  Agencies Ltd.  Realty & Insurance  BOX 128, SECHELT  SELMA PARK & DAVIS BAY  Compare these prices & features  THEY WON'T LAST ACT NOW!  * Spectacular View  * Cleared ready for building  * Paved Roads _  * Water and Hydro in  * Extra large lots 70'-90' wide  ���* Prospectus Availiable  ���* Good terms  FJP. $3950 - $4250.  These prices in effect for a limited time only! HURRY!  MacGREGOR PACIFIC REALTY  LTD.  EXCLUSIVE  AGENTS  Phone 886-7244  John L. Black ��� 886-7316  Lorrie Girard ��� 886-7760  Jack Anderson ��� 885-2053  EWART McMYNN REALTY  Phone 886-2248  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C.  Notary Public  Gibsons Rural: An attractive  well maintained country home,  with all conveniences. Less than  2 miles from Gibsons, with full  frontage on paved road'. Situated  on 2% acres of good land, all  cleared and fenced. Ample com-  * munity water. Well built 6 yr.  lo-ld house. Attached garage, paved driveway, work shop. A quantity of good equipment and tools  included. Ill health is only reason for selling. Full price $26,250  with $16,250 down, Bal on terms  at 8%.  Gibsons Village: Two bedroom  home, on level. l*andiscaped lot.  Centrally located dose to beach,  shops and P.O. Garage, sundeck  and utility room. House is clean,  comfortable and well kept. A retirement haven or "starter"  home for younsr couple. F.P.  $14,750 with $5,000 down. Bal on  sood terms at 8%. WHY RENT?  Gibsons: Must be sold imme-  diatellv. A nice 2 bed. home on a  large lot. Nearest offer to $11,000  takes it.  Try your  offer.  . Davis Bay: Here is your 3 bedroom dreaim home on a large  double lot wiith a magnificent  view. Property fully landscaped  and the house ha�� a large 24' x  30' privacy patio in front with an  in-law suite framed in the basement. Don't miss this.  E. McMynn, 886-2500  Vince Prewer, 886-9359  Wally Peterson, 886-2877  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Real Estate & Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C. Ph. 886-2481  HOUSES, HOUSES: Drive down  "Shaw Rd. and see the new homes  going up on Gibsons Heights for  10% down.  886-2481  ABBS RD.: 2 bdrm home on  large lot 88' x 100' with beautiful view of the ocean. Good  starter for couple. F.P. $11,900.  ��� Some; terms.7 7 ���%'. * i' *:'--.7  886-2481 :::*, ,yx"  CHASTER ROAD: View lot 75'x  250', regional water being arranged. Close to beach. F.P.  $3,500.  886-2481  GOWER POINT ROAD: y2 acre  of view prefperty with very nice  2 bedroom cottage. Walk down  to beach. $14,500.  886-2481  CHASTER RD.: View lots:  160' x 260' nicely treed $5,000.  75' x 200' Easy clearing, good  well. $4,500.  886-2481  Richard F. Kennett  Notary Public  Evenings:  Jadk White ��� 886-2935  Ken Crosby ���- 886-2098  Jay Visser ��� 885-2300  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827  PROPERTY FOR SALE  3 bedroom house with basement,  in Sechelt. Phone 885-9951.  Large view lot, 67' x 170', on  Sargent Road, Gibsons, $3500.  Phone 886-2765.   Gibsons waterfront, 2 years old, ,  1700 sq. ft., 3 bedroom post &  beam, basement home, 1% baths  wall to wall carpeting, builMn  dishwasher and appliances, raised hearth and stone fireplace,  beautifully landscaped. Many extras. Priced to sell. Phone 886-  7080. .__   3 only left. Large view lots.  Gower Point area near good  beach. Terms. Phone 886-2887  New 2 bedroom and den. Phone  builder,  886-2762.  One of the best building lot?  ���in Gibsons. Rear lane ���  (cleared ��� near level. Good,  view. $3650. HE 3-2154, Vane.  CONSTRUCTION  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt   Phone 885-2283  Everything tor you.  building needs  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827  , 2 bedroom house, overlookaiig  Howe SouM,7 near .Gibsons, for  Sept.-Qot. Box 2019, Coast News  2 bedroom house, between Gibsons* and Sechelt. Pihone 886-9536  Furnished or senii -furnished  cottage for working man. Box  2017, Coast News.  2 working university girls require accommodation', preferably self-contained, from May  to Sept. Phone collect 112-224-  6138 or 112-732-0941.  Family beach cabin for July and  August. Phone 886-7088.  3 bedroom family home. Phone  886-2908.  Wanted, 2 or 3 bedroom house  in Pender Harbour area. Phone  883-2523.  PETS  SAMOYED PUPS  Adorable. From $75 up. Phone  886-2160^ .    ;   '-.,���..,,, ������  Poodles, grooming, clipping.  Years of experience. Phone 886-  2601.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  Ph. 886-2622  ROOM & BOARD WANTED  Available  April  1st,   one room  for 2, with board. Phone 886-9959  MORTGAGES  Mortgages and mortgage loans  available. Write Lakeview Properties Ltd., No. 2, 6927 Kings-  way, Burnaby. "Phone 112-524?  3825.  MOBILE HOMES  1970 64 x 12 4 bedroom miolbile  home, fully furnished,, with  washer and dryer. $9900. Sunshine Coast Trailer Park, 886-  2435.  JOHNHARPffi  Designer, Cabinetmaker  Carpenter  REASONABLE PRICES  886-7065  s*-i  Es>.1  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER  FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  ADMIRAL  RUGS & FURNITURE  SALES & SERVICE  To all Makes  Phone 886-2280  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  AL'S USED FURNITURE  Gibsons ���886-28121  PHOTOGRAPHER  C. ABERNETHY  - ,i _  886-7374 SPEC speaker at Selma Park  Coast News, March 17, 1971.     5  r At ;a public meeting in Selma  Park Community Hall last Thurs  day evening, Dr. Derrick Mallard, executive director of SPEC  Vancouver, .spoke to about 60  people on pollution and environmental hazards posed by man's  thoughtlessness and lack of consideration for the world he lives  in. .  At present there are Zy2 billion  people living on earth, but Mr.  Mallard made the point that by  the year 2000 this figure could  be doubled. If we think we have  problems now, we should be  looking ahead to those times  when, according to some envi-  ronimental and ecologically know  ledge-able people, we could be  faced with an environmental collapse; some predict as near as  20 to 50 years from now; This  sort of prediction should give  incentive to anyone interested in  the future of their own and other  children to try to re verse the  present trend. '^^  Industry, Mr. MaWard pointed  out, is not; the only one responsible for the mess we find ourselves in. It is one of man's inherent faults that he waits for a  disaster ���. to happen hefore doinig  anything 'about at. As an example, Mr. Mallard cited the smog  situation in London, England,  when thousands died in a mat  ter of. days, which led  to the  passing of the Clean Air Bill.  The warnings which are given  by people who study these things  are generally completely ignored1, and such people are considered to' be crackpots or nuts  who really make these statements just to scare people.  The oil and mining industries  were given as examples of the  lack of consideration which these  people give to others When it  comes to exploiting a resource  for their financial gain. Studies  are done and recommendations  made concerning land usage, etc  but most of the time these are  ignored when big business talks;  the officials who are supposed  to be looking after the people's  interests and have been elected  by the people to do this joto  might as well not exist. Much of  the responsibility, Mr. Mallard  suggested, must rest with our  elected representatives, and they  should insist that ecological studies must be done, and the recommendations' adhered to and  enforced before development of  a resource takes place.  Following Mr. Mallard's talk,  Mr. Labonte, Who chaired the  ���meeting: co-sponsored by the local SPEC group and Local 297  of Canadian Forest Products, introduced Mr. Ken Barker. Mr.  Barker told his audience that the  pulp mill recognized its respon-  THE DRIVER ESCAPED unhurt when this Palm Dairies truck  hit a patch oif black ice on the Port Mellon road and slid down  the bank and overturned. On the way down, the truck hit the end  of ithe bridlge rail over Twin Creek just past the summit of the  Port Mellon Highway.  Elphinstone Homecoming  Centennial Event  ALL DAY EVENT  Saturday, March 27, starting at 8 a.m.  All former students, teachers, parents and friends  are welcome, and we challenge you fo a sporting contest  between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.  BAKE SALE, TEA, RAFFLE, TALENT HOUR  TOUR OF SCHOOL  COUGAR SPIRIT of 71  SCHEDULE OF SWCTSWIHIS  Subject to adjustment  ���Gr. 9 vs. Teachers, B.B.  Students vs. Road Gang, B.B.  Jr. Girls vs. Bank Clerks  Sechelt Native vs. Eld*ers  Grade 10 vs. Nurses V.B.  Grade 11 vs. Men's Floor Hockey  Grade 8 vs. Mothers, V.B.  Student Govt. vs. School Board  Grade 8 (boys vs. Village Council  Students vs. R.C.M.P.  Students vs. Firemen  Sr. Girls vs. Grads Alternate  Sr. Boys vs. Grads periods  8 to 79  9 to 710  10 to 11  11 to 12  12 to  1 to  2 to  3 to  4 to  5 to  6 to  7 to  8 to  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  9 to 10:30 Talent Hour  BAKE SALE and TOUR OF SCHOOL ��� SCIENCEI and  COMMERCIAL DISPLAY ��� 2 to 4  TOUR OF SCHOOL, SCIENCE and COMMERCIAL  DISPLAY'��� 6 to 8  BABY SITTING SERVICE  TOKEN ADMISSION FEE  REFRESHMENTS  DOOR PRIZES  sibiKfties to the people, and that  the union had formed a committee to study and make suggestions regarding the cleaner operation of the miill. Much needs  to be done and a letter containing 10 recommendations had  ���been sent to the company. In a  recent reply, it was stated that  seven of the 10 were being worked upon at the present time, but  Mr. Barker was unable to say  which these were because the  letter had .not yet been discussed  by the union executive. It was  hoped that a brighter picture  might emerge as a result of the  work done by the anti-rpollution  committee in conjunction with  management at the Port Mellon  mill.  There was a lengthy question  period, the questions ranging  from the proposed gravel operations in the area to noise pollution, the education of the young,  and freezing of fish at sea.  Thanks were extended to Mr.  Laibonte who chaired the meeting and to the Selma Park Community Association who made  ���their hall available to the meeting and supplied a coffee break.  Both SPEC and the union supplied quite am assortment of literature, and despite the number  of other activities .going on that  evening, including Barkerville  and a Regional Board meeting,  the turnout and interest shown  were encouraging.  letters to Editor  Editor: In the faint hope that  the person or persons concerned  are intelligent enough to be able  to read, I should like to point out  that the ravine at the foot of the  S hill on Gower Point Road has  not (to the best of my knowledge) been designated as an  auxiliary dump to the one we already have on the North Road.  In addition we have an excellent  garbage collection unit that operates in this area every second  Thursday and is available to all.  I also sincerely hope that the  boots that were recently removed from my back porch proved  to be a good fit for the gentleman who removed them and that  his need of them was sgreater  than mine;  ���D. CRUICKSHANK  mz  _  'DON'T"  WAIT TOO LONG  Have That Winter Salt and Dirt  STEAM CLEANED  OFF THE UNDERSURFACE OF YOUR VEHICLE  BEFORE IT CAUSES PERMANENT CORROSIVE DAMAGE  WE USE HIGH PRESSURE, HEAT ��� 330 deg. F. & DETERGENT  TO REMOVE THAT ACCUMULATION OF DIRT AND SALT  FOR LONG LASTING PROTECTION  INQUIRE ABOUT OUR  AUTOMOTIVE   UNDERRATING  WE STEAM CLEAN YOUR VEHICLE THOROUGHLY  AND THEN APPLY A HIGH QUALITY, CORROSION-RESISTANT  ASPHALT TYPE UNDERCOAT  ESSLEMONT EQUIPMENT  SERVICES LTD.  886-2784  FOR ALMOST ANY OF YOUR CRANING REQUIREMENTS  WE OFFER A PORTABLE STEAM CLEANING SERVICE  Why You Should Shop  At Your  REASONS   LINK Hardware Store  1.   Top Qualify  3.   Choice Selection  2.   Best Economy  4.   Friendly Service  FREEZERS  15 cu. ft. KELVINATOR  18 cu. ft. KELVINATOR -  23 cu. ft. KELVINATOR  $217.95  $239.95  $264 95  ^frl&&$  All prices include 1 year labor and parts warranty by our own service department  SALE PRICES EFFECTIVE UNTIL MARCH 31, 1971  Parker's Hardware (1969) Ltd.  LINK  I QUALITY I HARDWARE I ECONOMY j  885-2171  Sechelt, B.C. 6    Coast News, March 17, 1971.  Fully-grown bottlenose porpois  es sometimes weigh more than  500 pounds.  Blake C. Alderson,  D.C.  CHIROPRACTOR  Post Office Building, Sechelt  TUES.. WED., THUR.;., FRI.  10:30-5.30  SATURDAY 9:30 ��� 1:00  Phone  Office 885-2333���Res. 886-2321  Good growth  The annual meeting of Pender Harbour Credit Union on  March 5 revealed in a five year  tabulation of operations that assets over five years from 1966 to  1970 have increased from $162,-  477 to $264,437. Loans increased  from $101,809 to $216,385 and  shares from $101,633 to $187,330.  Income for 1970 from all  sources totaled $21,619 and operating expenses were $11,853  which left a profit for the year  at $9,865 and after deducting  $1,953 to the guaranteed reserve  net profit totalled $7,812 on the  operating side with a balance  sheet net profit being shown at  $9,765.  THRIFT SALE  GIBSONS mm CHURCH C. L HALL  Friday. March 26 ��� 7 fo 9 p.m.  Saturday, March 27 ��� 10 ft 11:30 a.m.  BABY SITTING  BRING THE FAMILY  W. PHILIP GORDON  Chartered Accountant  announces the opening of an office  for the practice of his profession  at Room 208, Harris Block, Gibsons  Telephones:  Bus. 886-2714 ��� Res. 886-7567  Cerd^ltmal 1971  Fashion Show  By Port Mellon Auxiliary fo St. Mary's Hospital  in Port Mellon Community Hall  Monday, March 29 at 8 p.m.  DOOR PRIZES ��� REFRESHMENTS AND COFFEE  GENTLEMEN WELCOME  Entertainment by Driftwood Players  ADULTS $1.50 STUDENTS $1.00  Get your tickets early from Port Mellon members  Phone 886-2691  f AiHIC N NEW/  Electronic kitchens and convenience foods may have revolutionized the world of cooking,  but one thing they haven't replaced ��� yet ��� is the apron.  It's still required fashion for  every cook ��� regardless of age,  sex or menu, which probably  explains why the apron remains  the most popuJIar item for bazaars or gift-giving. What's more  it's easy and fun to make.  If sewing time is limited', the  Canadian Cotton Council says to  try your hand at a quickie apron. The recipe calls for one  cotton terry hand towel, two  yards of gold metallic trim,  three yards of ribbon, and two  gold frog closures.  Choose a brightly colored towel for a special occasion apron  and make it festive with gold  trim. Start by folding a twio-inch  vertical pleat down each side of  the towel front. Stitch pleats  nine inches down from the towel1  top to form a bib-like apron top.  Tack an 18-inch strip ribbon at  the top corners of the bib for a  neck strap. Add ribbon waist ties  under frog closures at the end  of each pleat.  For a decorative look, stitch  ribbon over the towel bands at  the top and bottom of the apron.  Sew a strip of metallic trim  across the ribbon, and then add  single rows of trim above and  below the ribbon to complete the  apron.  TASEUA SH0PPE  FOR YOUR YARDGOOPS ��� Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9331  GILMORE'S  VARIETY  SHOP  SEWING NEEDS. BUTTERICK PATTERNS���Sechelt. Ph. 885-9343  HOWE SOUND 5, 10, 15 CENT STORE  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9852  For All Your SEWING NEEDS, SIMPLICITY PATTERNS  0. G. DOUGLAS VARIETY & PAINTS  McCalTs Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies  Sunnycrest Plaza, Gibsons ������ Ph. 886-2615  ss a*-  II    fo'  Editor: We, the live aboard  yacht owners, in the small, boat  harbor at Gibsons, take exception to the article in the Coast  News regarding the health hazard caused by our boats.  It seems strange that our sewage disposal becomes a problem  in the winter when there are  only a hano_ful of boats here. In  the summer when people and  children are playing in the water, a thousand,boats a morith  pass through and no-hing is said.  If sewage is the problem it  seems logical to clean up the  jarger cesspools first, like municipal raw sewage which is discharged into local waters, or the  discharge from private dwellings  an the bay area. What about the  public facilities which exist _ on  the private floats in the bay?  Here people are persecuting a  handful, for a crime you are all  guilty of every day of your life;  obeying the call of nature!  We think the real problem is  false envy. It is sometimes  thought we don't pay taxes, we  don't spend enough money in the  village, and we don't contribute  to the economy.  We have news for you! Where  you the homeowner get a $125  grant on your property tax, we  the boat owners have to pay $100  to $150 and more a year in  wharfage which goes directly to  the municipality with no rebate.  We pay income tax on our earnings and shop in the village just  like you. We have all worked to  get our boats, no one gave them  to us. We take -pride in being  capable of' living on the water  in craift capable of being comfortable homes.  Could we please have a clarification from council as to the  health problem we cause? We  are at feast as concerned as  council about pollution of the water we live in!  ���W. MAXTED  H. AUNE  B. KRISTOFFERSON  J.  SHEWAN.  Editor:" I wish to elaborate on  a point of discussion that has  been raised by Mr. Bert Slade,  director for Area C of the Sunshine Coast Regional District.  This is the matter of the (dreadful discrepancy between thfe potential water users and the actual users of the Regional District's waterworks, and the .present awful results to the taxpayers.  The fact is, the whole basis of  the original estimated' cost of  water per user was. based on  potential and not much effort  was made to certify how many  people out of this potential would  be actual users.  In due course, When this potential is reached, I feel the rate  structure will, or could, be adjusted to something near the  original, optimistic price. How  long this will take is anyone's  guess but the most optimistic  estimates run into several years.  The wishlful thinking and over-  optimism plus the adverse effects of the village of Gibsons'  actions plus the highly inflated  value placed on the Sechelt Water Worksi by the courts have  combined to place this whole water user area in a very invidious  position.  Hindsight being what it is I  offer the <foTlowing thought for  what it may be worth. It is a  pity thajt the recommendations  of the Water Rights branch and  more specifically, the recommendations of Mr. Bullock of  that branch were so totally ignored. Possibly if his recommendations had not been free  they may have been held in  higher esteem.  In future one does hope that  the members oif the board will  have learned some sobering lessons from this situation that will  apply when the next expansion  of the system is contemplated.  To rub satfit into the wounds I  have ascertained that not only  is the consumer rate on the high  side but the meter rate structure  is in the order of 25% higher  than any of the eight rate structures I have been supplied with  by the water rates branch that  are in south west B.C. Of course  water rights branch authorized  systems   place   maximums   on  rate structures and do not accept costs based on potential.  ���Yours sorrowfully,  NORMAN WATSON  Editor:   Re  your editorial of  March 10.  While you most likely are right  on the points you draw attention  to, there certainly are" two sides  of the story. From reports and  articles j hiave read in the Coast  News over the past few months  I gather that the Regional  board's water system will have  a revenue of around 8125,000 and  an expenditure of over $170,000.  Now, even if the Gibsons council  did turn their water system over  to the Regional board' free of  charge arid the Regional Board  did double the cost of water to  the residents of Gibsons the new  revenue would hardly be sufficient to cover the losses oif the  Regional Board's water system.  It would of course reduce the  Regional. Board's reserve fund  of over $40,000 that I understand  is to be collected by.tax over the  whole of. the Regional District  and used, I gather, to cover the  losses of the water system.  ���L. A. FRASER.  Editor: In any community  where citizens do the extras for  the well being of their fellow citizens, there is an opportunity  for commendation.  Here on the Sunshine Coast,  we have that privilege because  we have so many citizens who  have supported the Golf and  Country club financially though  they themselves get nothing  from their generous action unless it be that the value of their  property is enhanced.  In the first instance, a number of residents bought debentures to make a golf course a  possibility. Then, many of these  pay the full family membership  playing fee though they seldom  if ever exercise their right to  play anytime. This fee is approximately $100 per year.  ^ere are social members who  pay $40 annual family membership and who never enter the  door of the beautiful clubhouse,  though much larger numbers  are now using the coffee bar and  the cocktail lounge plus entertaining their friends.  In every community, there are  those who are never willing to  give any financial support to  anything unless they benefit directly, even though they have  the money to do so. It is very  refreshing to find so many people whose outlook and practice  is one of generosity.  I. came across this situation  when I was reading some of the  reports of the Sunshine Coast  Goif and Country club. It gives  one a great respect for the citizenry on the Sunshine Coast who  are financially able to enhance  their community without asking  for any return.  ���CANON MINTO SWAN,  Sechelt.  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  ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION 109  St. Patrick's Dance  Friday, March 19  GIBSONS LEGION HALL  Tickets sold in the Lounge* ��� $2.50 each  MUSIC BY PENN KINGS  g  CHUROH SERVICES  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  9 a.m., 4th and 5th Sunday  Holy Communioi.  11 a.m., Sunday School  11:15 a.m., 1st and 3rd Sundays  Holy CkMnmuniohi  2nd and 5th Sundays, Mattins  4th Sunday, Family Service  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  9:30 a.m., 2nd Sunday  HolyCommunion  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 ahd 5th Sundays  9:15 a.m, Rev. R. D. Morgan  2nd and 4th Sundays  7:30 p.m., Rev. Jim Williamson.  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} Seehelt  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  11:15 a.m., Worship Service  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member P.A.6.C.  886-9970  Highway and Martin Road  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Service 7:00 _>.ia.  Wed., Bible Study & Prayer  7:30 p.m.  Fri., Family Night Service  Rev. B. J. With  GLAD TIDINGS  Gower Point Road  886-3080  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  Morning Worship, 11 a.m.  WITH CHOIR AND SPECIALS  EVENING SERVICE, 7 p.m.  Testimony and Ehchortation  Tne_4ay      Service 7:00  With once a month Special  Evangelistic Service  SFCHHT JEWELERS  MARCH SPECIAL  20% Oft  ALL RING RETIPPINGS  885-2421  jmmmimiimmmmm  wdeome sound  ina  Friends are fewer... the days  are long and often lonely.. ���  so small events take on great  significance. If this is a  picture of someone you love,  someone who is out of reach  for regular visits.. .give her  a call.  When the telephone rings  she'll know someone cares.-  B.G.TEL<S  After 6 pm and any time Sunday when  most long distance rates are lower  you can call almost anywhere in  Canada, station-to-station, for no more  than S1.95 for 3 minutes. Please check  your directory for details.  B.C. ttl.fjrtcf      -  *, Trans-Canada .  ' Telephone SytttM SUNSHINE COAST  Coast News, March 17, 1971.     7  Welcome to the  Floorshine Coast  HOWE SOUND  JANITOR SERVICE  Specialists in Cleaning  Floor Waxing, Spray huffing  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  All 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 ELECTRIC Ltd.  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  c * s  HARDWARE  &  APPLIANCES  Sechelt ��� 885-9713  SECHELT CHAIN SAW CENTRE  LTD.  SALES  &   SERVICE  Chain Saws ��� Outboards  Boats ��� Marine Supplies  Sechelt 885-9626  NEED TIRB?  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 Ltd.  at ESSO MARINE  Boat Hauling  Gas, Diesel Repairs, Welding  EVINRUDE SALES  O.M.C. Parts and Service  Phone 886-7411  A. andD.  BUUDING 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 items of all kinds  THE RENTAL SHOPs  Second Hand Store  885-2848 anytime  FOR  Cycle Sales and Service,  SEE ��� '"" '"7"'  NUTS & BOLTS  ON THE WHARF  ALL MODELS AVAILABLE  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  twk am mm  & BUILOWG SUPPLIES Lfd.  Everything for your building  needs  Free estimates  LAND  SURVEYING  R0Y& WAGENAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  1 - ���-T  GIBSONS HEATWG  Serving Sunshine Coast  All types of heating  ' ���'"' ana* hot waiter5" *  installations and service  Call JACK CURRIE  Phone 886-7380  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  HARDWOOD    SPECIALISTS  Fine custom furniture  Store & Restaurant fixtures  Furniture Repairs  Custom designed  Kitchens & Bathrooms  In all price ranges  R. BIRKIN  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  Phone 886-2551  ACTON ELECTRIC LTD.  RESIDENTIAL  INDUSTRIAL.  MARINE WIRING  ELECTRIC HEAT,  LINEWORK  886-7244  BOAT SALES  Pleasure and Commercial  FISHING SUPPLIES  CLIFF  OLSEN  Ph. 885-9819 ��� Res. 885-9400  Benner Block Box 324  Sechelt " Sechelt  CUFF'S BOATS  & ACCESSORIES LTD.  CANADIAN PROPANE  Serving the Sunshine Coast ;  with reliable and economical  Cooking, Heating and Hot Water  FREE ESTIMATES  Box 684,  Secftelt  Phone 885-2360  HANSEH'S TRANSFER Ud.  Serving  the  Sunshine Coast  General Freight from  Vancouver to all points  Heavy Hauling  Furniture Moving  Warehouses: Gibsons 886-2172  Sechelt 885-2118  MACK'S MURSBIY  Sunshine Coast Highway  Shrubs,  Fruit Trees, Plants 7  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  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything   for   your   building  needs  Sechelt���Ph. 885-2283  mcphedran  Electrical Contractor  Free Estimates  886-7477  gj^ffap  M/T CONSTRUCTION  GENERAL &  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  On the Sunshine Coast  Mike Thomas ��� 886-749S  Write Box 709, Gibsons, B.C.  VILLAGE STORE  GIBSONS  Phone 886-7460  Always a fresh stock of  Groceries, Meats, Confectionery  SHOP FROM 10 to 10  7 DAYS A WEEK  SKOTljEBULLDOZING Ltd.  * LAND CLEARING  * ROAD BUILDING  * CRANE and GRADER  SERVICE  Phone 886-2357  PffllNSWA stucco  -DRYWAU  AU kinds of Cement Work  Phone Albert Ronnberg 880-2996  K-B WELDING  PORTABLE  Phone 886- 7042  Serving the Sunshine Coast  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  ��� AU Work by Experienced Personnel  ��� Automobile  Assoc.   Emergency Service  24-HOUR TOWING SERVICE  GIBSONS SHELL SERVICE  Phone 886-2572  Emergency 886-9390  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E- DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� 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 Ud.  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 Makei  also  VACUUM CLEANERS  NUTS >   BOLTS  Ph. 886-2838  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  TRAIL BAY ENTERPRISES  Appliance Repair Service  JOHN BUNYAN  Davis Bay 885-9318  BULLDOZING  VERNON & SON  LAND CLEARING  LOGGING EXCAVATING  ROAD  BUILDING  Free Estimates  Service and Satisfaction  Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887 or 88*2894  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERVICE Ud.  Machine  Sftop  Arc & Acty Welding  Steel   Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  Phone 886-7721  Res.  886-9956  SUNDAY MAGAZINE, heard Sunday morning is one of CBC radio's  top-rated (programs. Now in its tenith year, and hosted by Jim  Ohorley and Bruce Rogers (shown above) Sunday Magazine is an  Point of law  (By  a   Practicing Lawyer)  Q. I have a trial coming up  and I want my lawyer to be a  witness but he won't and says  he can't. Why is this?  A. This is forbidden ��� except for testifying to some formal matter such as the signing  of a document. It is part of a  lawyer's duty in a trial to comment on the testimony of the  witnesses and he could hardly  urge the judge to accept his own  testimony. If necessary, another  lawyer will have to be engaged  for the trial.  Q. If a lawyer says he is going to do something ��� like delivering a document or registering a deed and he doesn't, can  he be forced to?  7, A- He can-be-reported to the  discipline committee of the law  society and he may be disbarred  or be subject to some lesser  punishment.  Schools use  loaned cars  General Motors of Canada  dealers loaned 650 cars and light  duty trucks to high schools  throughout Canada for use in  driver education courses during  the 1969-70 school year, Roland  S. Withers, G.M. president announces.  General Motors' involvement  in this type of driver education  program dates back to 1936,  wihen a few dealers began loaning cars to local schools. A corporation-wide dealer allowance  program, whereby participating  dealers are paid a special allowance for each vehicle loaned to  high schools began in 1955. The  cost of the overall program totalled $13.4 million during 1970.  R. C. DUCKWORTH  Chartered Accountant  Ph. 886-2912. Gibsons  Ph. 885-9515- Sechelt  (Copyright)  Q. A lawyer was handling a  real estate deal. I was the seller  and he promised to get a cheque  from the buyer and register the  deed in the Land Registry office and pay me immediately. He  got -a cheque from the buyers  and registered the deed O.K.,  but he wouldn't pay me the next  day. Can the discipline committee get after him?  A. The discipline committee  could get after him if he did do  anything thus foolish. We presume the cheque was uneerti?  fied. Therefore, he can't pay out  of his trust account till it clears  through the banks. If he paid  out before it cleared and it was  subsequently dishonored, he  ,wquld_be-short in. his trust ac^  count.  Q. I want to sue a lawyer  but I can't seem to find any  lawyer interested in taking the  case.  A. It is a lawyer's duty to  accept such a case just like any  other case. As against this there  is a contrary rule that a lawyer  is not bound to accept every and  any case presented to him. Go  to your local law society. They  will appoint a lawyer to take the  suit.  Q. I had a jury trial and I  hired a very influential lawyer.  I thought he would tell the jury  that his opinion was that I was  innocent but he didn't. Now I aiti  in jail and I'm wondering why  he didn't do this.  A. This .is forbidden. Your  lawyer's opinion has no bearing  on the case. It is the facts as  sworn to by witnesses that count  Q. I was charged with a crim  inal offence and I thought my  lawyer would tell me what to  say but he didn't.  A. This would be very similar to counselling perjury. A  lawyer is forbidden to advise  anyone to break the law.  Q. Does a prosecutor have  ethical duties like a lawyer?  \ A. A prosecutor usually is a  lawyer. He is bound by the same  rules of ethics. In addition, in  criminal cases, it is the prosecutor's duty to introduce to the  judge (or judge and jury if there  is a jury) al! evidence in the  case whether in favor or against  the accused.  Must Be Sold  2 Bedroom Small home ��� Abbs Road  ON LOT 88' x 100' - VIEW OF HARBOR - $11,800  K. CROSBY ��� Phone 886-2481 or 886-2098  I S    Coast News, March 17, 1971.  Need exit lights  With President Stan Rowland  in the cbadr, the Thursday meeting of the Roberts Creek Community Association discussed the  recent hall inspection of the fire  marshal! in which he made several suggestions $or necessary  changes. Most pressing of these  was insta-lation of exit lights at  all doors. Wheels were set in  motrion to have the matter attended to.  It has been suggested that an  addition be made to the Post  Office-Library bud-ding. Mr. Ron  McSavaney agreed to make contacts dnd investigate the project  further. There will be election  of officers at the March meeting.  Barkerville riotous show  Barkerville '71 is described in  the   official  program, to   be   a  rousing evening of nostalgic fun  from a  golden  age of -comedy  i   and music. tv -  That is one description of it  and a pretty good one at that.  However Barkerville '71 put up  its stage props in ElpfrKiristone  school and on a stage which the  master of ceremonies said just  suited their scenery, really had  a ball and in so doing gave the  audience of more than 500 persons a night they wall' remember.  Fran Dowie's nonchalant disrespect of everything and everybody was refreshing and his vocal observations of the goings-  on were riotous, so much so that  he jolted everyone out of their  ma  mmmmmm  W��  Mackenzie N.D.P. Constituency Association  ANNUAL MEETING  SATURDAY, MARCH 20. 3:30 p.m.  SUPP& ROOM, DWIGHT HALL, POWEL RIVER  s   *  Smorgasbord. Dinner and Social  �� 7 p.m.  $2 per person j  n?��  Coming  BAPCO PAINT SALE  MARCH24  Camping Equipment  Pack Beds & Jackets  Tarpaulins  Walt Nygren Sales (1971) Ltd.  Gilmore's Variety Shop  885-9343  SECHELT  EASTER CARDS  AND GRIPING CARDS FOR ALL OCCASIONS  Choose from Gibson- Norcross, Carlton and others  for a complete selection  The Latest Novelty Toy ��� K BONGER  MOBILES ��� Many varieties to choose from  Including the popular FISH  TRY US FOR ��� Sewing Supplies, Stationery  Art Supplies and Gifts of all kinds  REXALL  usual somnolence. As a master  of the unexpected he is superb  and took the writer back to the  days of those hilarious army  shows which were equally disrespectful of things as they were  He is an unforgettable artist.  The second part of the show,  an oldtime minstrel display  brought the audience back to  normalcy and gave the cast a  chance to deliver the Centennial  message in a grandiose conclusion.  The cast including Fran Kowie  Sid Wiiffia-mis, Louise Glennie,  Tank Robin-son, Judy A*r_nisitrong,  Susan Roberts, Jimmy Johnston,  Norman. I_ong and Franklin  Johnson left little to be desired  in entertainment. The unusual  lighting effects for the Dance of  light were spectacular. Tank  Robinson in his dancing lesson  revealed his choreographic ability.  One can imagine that with a  good stage setting and with little to trouble them, the cast  had a chance to let. themselves  go and go they did because the  audience was ripe for their kind  of show, for which thanks go to  the Gibsons Kiwanis club, sponsors of the event, on behalf of  its senior citizens housing project.  BOWLING  E & M BOWLADROME  High scores for the week:  Evelyn Prest 722, Mavis Stanley 739 (321). Kris Josephson  832 (319), Dave Kennett 310.  Gibsons A: Buzz Graham 614,  Kris Josephson 648, Mavis Stanley 688 (279), Art Holden 610,  Paddy Richardson 647 (271),  Gene Yablonski 623, Eric May  639 (309), Virginia Reynolds 691  (266), Freeman Reynolds 640,  Bill McGivern 647, Don MacKay  672 (278).  Teachers: Leo Dabust 622,  Dave Kennett 310, Peter Mouzakis 637, Gloria Hostland 246, Don  MacKay 656, Mike Thomson 612.  Thurs. NMfe: Kris Josephson  832 (319, 257), Evelyn Prest 722  (232, 269), Buzz Graham 695  (265), Mavis Stanley 738 (321),  Hugh Inglis' 611, Doreen Myslicki  639 (267). ������;���.%  Juniors (2 games): Paul Scott  595 (256, 336), Glenn Beaudry  380 (190, 190), Brad Quarry 334  (190), Kerry Drake 317 (200),  Kennan McKenzie 303 (263),  Mike Hansen 363 (253), Randi  Hansen 266, Cindy Myslicki 263  (168), Leonard' Green 363 (200),  Stephen Charlesworth 395 (263),  Susan Charlesworth 300 (191),  Bruce Green 329 (185), Rick Delong 379 (182, 197), Graeme Winn  403 (211, 192), Pat McConnell 269  John Sleep 404 (227, 177), John  Volen 360 (159, 201), Jackie Inglis 279 (178), Kevin Honeybunn  334 (188).  April 16 bazaar  The Auxiliary to Roberts  Creek Legion at its meeting on  March 8 learned Jean Crawford  and Ethel Cope are still in hospital. There are others on the  sick last, so there was a poor  attendance. Dorothy Chadwick is  now a member.  A donation to the Scholarship  fund was approved.  At least seven will be attending the Zone luncheon in Sechelt  March 22.  Final    arrangements    were  made for the bazaar on April  16 and the date for the fall bazaar   has   been   changed   from   ���  Nov. 19 to Nov. 12.  Elphie items  Elphinstone Student government has arranged a dance 'tor  March 26 as part of Homecoming. The band will be Atmosphere. There will be further publicity on this dance.  A basketball game between the  student government and the  school board is being organized.  Thi's should be interesting and  different. There will be a de-  taiiled press release on the activities for homecoming next  week.  One of the school district's  centennial projects is to build a  log cabin on the grounds of El  phinstone School.  Letters have been written to  Minister of External Affairs  Sharp and to the president of the  United States on the problem of  transporting oil down the coast  of British Columbia. The student  government has sent a letter to  Mr. J. Burnside expressing its  support on the problem of the  Teachers' Federation.  WHISPERING PINES  SORRY for any incomvertiertce during our remodelling  A FIRM POLICY OF HOURS will be announced at a later date  S. & G. REYNOLDS  SHAGS The THING  SHAG BY B10EL0W  HAPPY HOURS ���- Th��� carpet you can live  with. Made of continuous filament heatset  polypropylene. Won't absorb moisture. Will  stand up-to heavy traffic. 9 exciting colors.  SHAG TILE  NOW IN STOCK ��� The truly Portable wall  fo wall Carpet - SHAG TILE made by Orite  Installed Price  $10.95  sq. yd.  5 colors ��� Do it yourself and eliminate  expensive installation cost. Take it with you  when you move. No waste.  Per 12 x 12 tile  $1.29  SHAG BALLERINA  BALLERINA Unbeatable for wear. Use it  throughout the house. Harding approved  continuous filament nylon. Two beautiful  colors ���*���* Solar Gold, Bittersweet.  $9.95  Installed Price  ^9 ^ ��� iF J   Sq. yd.  12 x 12 bedroom installed1 including underpad, $159.20.  OZITE CARPET  6' wade -��� 5, colors, Golden, Seaspiay, Olive  Ruby Red, Copper     ^         ^  sq. yd.  $295  SHAG CLASSIC  CLASSIC TOUCH - ^ by &****:  100% Fortrel. Give your living or bedroom  that needed lift. Luxurious deep soft pile,  heat set twist yarn to resist packing. Eialsy  to clean. Two colors .��� Golden coin, Misty  Moss.  Installed Price   ^IUi//    sq. yd.  12 x 12 bedrobm installed including underpad $175.20.  OZITE with rubber backing.  12' wide ��� Copper, Gold, Olive, Seasipnay  All low price   ^D��Ov    sq. yd.  HARDING SPECIAL  A Sturdy, Hardwearing double jute backed carpet. 100,% Du Pont continuous filament Nylon yarn. Hi-Lo Swirling design. One color ��� Solar Gold.  Installed Price   *|>/..Vl>    Sq. yd.  12 x 12 bedroom, installed including underpad $127.20  SOME 12 x 12 VlNYl-ASBESTOS HUE LEFT OVER AT 22c  AU our installed prices Include carpet, underpad, labor, door trim  nes  FLOOR COVERINGS Ltd.  1659 Sunshine Coast Highway at Wyngaert Road, Gibsons  Phone 886-7112  CUT THE COST OF LIVING  CONTINUES  Pick Up our Flyer At  Kruse Drug Stores  GIBSONS SUNNYCREST PUZA SECHEIT  886-2234 886-2726 885-2238  Dff.NDABB.ITY ��� INTE6R1TY -, PERSONAL SERVICE  >>71-ijiWWjL J-7V-BBBJ>*iiLLLjT^WIIii" L7i<Wfci illiwW-WtullliilWi  SALE

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