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Array ��f��^nclal  Library  Victoria_   r     r,     ry'  ���a,   B.  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume 24  Number 15, April' 14, 1971  10c per copy  $40,000 Gibsons municipal hall expansion  includes library, museum and court room  R. D.  (BOB)  WHITE  new manager of Elphinstone Coop store in Gibsons, who was  raised in Mission and started in  the meat business at the age of  11 back in 1921. In Vanderhoof  in 1950, he stayed there nine  years then joined Western Groceries in Calgary for three  years and followed that with a  more than five year stint at Bella Bella.  : A three-fold increase in the  Regional District board assessment on Gibsons municipality  'has increased .that assessment  from the 1970 $3,000 plus to $10,-  241, and has caused council to  "dig into the reasons for such ah  increase.  This was revealed at Tuesday  night's council meeting when the  Regional budget was presented  by Clerk Dave Johnston along  with the portion the board has  assessed the municipality.  Glerik Johnston7 showed how  something like $5,000 was assessed for the Regional debt reserve, created mainly by water  expenditures. Debate was held  off until council made a closer  exaanination of the situation.  Comimentingi ori the assess-  ment Mayor Wally Peterson said  the cost was threefold aind! there  were only so manypockets to  dig into, and; when you get too  deep something will happen. He  offered a suggestion that on this  basis perhaps Gibsons sewers  could-possibly be shareable as  i. well. ���'���.������������'  Elphinstone School sports coun  cil' thanked council by letter for  its participation in Homecoming  Day'sports when council and a  school team played in a* game of  basketball. The school council  hoped it would become an annual event. Mayor Peterson  agreed and added that he would  like to have better support next  year. ;So_ne suggestions' arose as  ^io whether they would; all be on  council next year.  A rate df 50c per day was  considered for the use of hydro  power through plug-ins on the  floats. An effort wil be made to  collect from past users of power. Council had already started  it was informed by B.C. Hydro  on lining up power meters when  that it would not supply the meters, maintaining it Would be too  costly in breakages for B.C. Hy-  di*o to consider it. The issue is  not yet settled.  Clerk David Johnston was1 appointed fire officer to issue fire  permits during the approaching  fire season.  MINISTERIAL  CHANGE  Rev. Dennis Morgan of St.  Bartholomew's Anglican church  will change parishes at the end  of the.month*. He will take over  St. Mary?s Anglican church at  50th and Prince Albert streets  in Vancouver. His replacement  wiill be Rev. David Brown from  St. Timothy's church, but he is  not expected until some time in  early June.  A new public library in an expanded Municipal hall with  greater space for the Pioneer  Museum has been announced by  Gibsons municipal council.  7 The announceanent comes  through authorization from Victoria* officials that Gibsons will  come under the Federal-Provin-  ci'al Special Development program! to the amount of $40,000.  As  a  result special meetings  were arranged to pas�� the necessary bylaw and give Gibsora-  ites that chance to have a Municipal. Hall, Library, Museum and  Magistrate's Court under one  roof. The present buaMing will  be widened 10 or more feet and  extended towards the School  Road side so as to doiulble the  present size of the building.  The new building will have the  Municipal Hall on the one side  Sewer costs OK'd  . Gibsons council Tuesday night recomumended acceptance of tenders on the installation of sewers, service  connections and appurtenances to the value of $277,359.  The Valid Construction of Siuirrey tender for instaffla-  tion work totalled $210,390 with Atlas Asbestos company  providing asbestos cement piping costing $46,669 were  accepted. Peach City Foundry will supply cast iron  manhole frames and covers costing $5,496. Ocean Cement will supply precast manholes costing $15,831.  There were six tenders for installation, five for pipe  and appuaitenances, three on manhole frames and covers and two for precast manholes.  High composite tender for installation was $354,105  and the low $256,059. This included installation and pipe  costs but not the manhole equipment.  The tenders as examined by Dayton and Knight,  fessional engineers for the village, were approved by^  council.  Inspector for Gibsons?  A third health inspector is urgently needed to maintain a satisfactory level! of service to the  ,> ipublic and-tfie logical location  for that inspector is - Gibsons,'  said Dr. D. L. Gemmill, director  of Coast Garibaldi Health Unit  in his annual report coveririg  1970.  . Continuing, his report said that  in May, 1970, a time study by  the health inspectors indicated  that an undue amount is time is  spent on new subdivisions and  site inspections for private sewage disposal. For example*, in  1965, two health inspectors in  our unit processed 34 subdivisions and made 62 site inspections. In 1970, two inspectors  processed 272 subdivisions and  made 834 site inspections. The  population and health problems  are increasing. I constantly fear  that our services will deteriorate  unless this shortage of personnel is rectified during 1971.  During 1970, health inspectors  found it almost impossible to  cope with the many demands for  services, especially during the  sumimer months when there was  a peak demand for site inspections'.  We must, thank the Regional  Districts for the co-operation  they extended to us during 1970.  The Building Inspectors assisted  in some septic tank inspections.  ���Arrangements were made to  withhold issuance of building  permits until a sewage disposal  permit was issued, Dr. Gemanill  Driftwood Players  at Powell River  Dritfltwood Players returned  from Powell River after presenting What Shall We Tell Caroline  in the Dwight Hall.  They shared two evenings with  the Powell River Drama Group  who presented Battle of Wits and  Objective Case.  On April 17, What Shall We  Tell Caroline will be presented  in Duncan, in competition in the  Vancouver Island Zone provincial Drama Festival.  That same play will be presented locally in the Gibsons  Elementary school April 23 and  24 along with another one act  play. The Appolo of Bel'ac, and  a skit.  said.  There was often a delay before  some sewage disposal1 permits  were issued. Generally , these,  " permits ���,were;withheld because  of inadequate information being  submitted on the application br  because of difficult situations for  installing an adequate system*.  Because of the workload, inspection�� and meetings were  carried out almost exclusively  by an appointment system.  On private sewage systems,  544 inspections were made, a  13.8<!_ increase over 1969, and a  45.4% increase over 1968.  It is expected that in 1971 we  shall have a further increase.  The amount of time spent on  these systems is- already interfering with other programs.  Powell River installed an eliminator and a new sewage outfall  during 1970. This has protected  the beach areas. Early in 1971,  construction of a secondary sewage treatment plant is planned  for Powell River.  The Village of Gilbsons has obtained a permit from the Pollution Control Branch to install  new treatment facilities. Treated  sewage will be discharged approximately 700 feet out in the  Straits of Georgia, off Gospel  Rock. Beach samples in proximity to the proposed outfall  were all satisfactory.  The water sampling prograan,  excluding bathing beaches, show  ed that considerably more emphasis must be placed on water  quality. The following table  shows; the percentage of unsatisfactory results. The private  supplies were the poorest with  59.5%' being unsatisfactory.  Unsatisfactory sources were:  Municipal  12.5%  Co_r_aiunity  32.7%  Private  59.5%  Other  49.0;%  The  other   category  includes  creeks,   springs,  lakes,  camps  and campsites. Community supplies are those provided by water districts. The municipal supplies are owned and operated by  the municipalities.  It is unfortunate that people  either will not believe or conceive that surface water supplies are always subject to contamination. The number of water systems, both large and  sanall, that distribute untreated  river and lake water is alairm-  ang, and much more education  will be needed to overcome this  practise.  With a magistrate's court underneath and the library at street  level on the other side with the  Museum beneath it. The'old library building will eventually  be demolished unless some use  can be found for it.  7? The application of council to  obtain the $40,000 form the Fed-'  .eral-Provincial Special Development Loan Program would mean  council would not have to go to  the owner-electors* for approval  of the amount.  At a second special meeting on  ���'March 23, a notice of motion was  introduced by Aid. Ken Goddard  and Ken Crosby.  The loan comes under the  Federal - Provincial $35,000,000  fund for municipal puiposes and  miust first have provincial authorization before it can be obtained. This Gibsons council! now  has.  Terms of the loan would cover  twenty years or less at a rate  yet to be* determined but expected to be in the region of six-and-  a-half or seven percent. Council  received first notification of the  loan possibilities from Hon. Dan  Campbell, minister of miu/nicipal  aiffairs, late in December.  Board offers reply  stir  info some action  Twenty-three persons attended  a meeting Saturday at Sechelt  to revive the Sechelt. Ratepayers  association, under the chairmanship of John Hayes-, last chairman of the now dead organization.  - -A committee of volunteers to  get the organization on its feet"  again was chosen including Fred  Johnson, Ken Griffith, Reg.  Mears, W. Harris and Mrs. J.  Clark, se*eVetary and Mrs. M.  Braun, treasurer. Nineteen persons voted for continuation.  * The former organization, started in 1964, faded away in 1967.  As* the new organization has no  funds a $2 membership fee was  -passed.  v   A* meeting   of   Sargent "Bay  Ratepayers held the same evening at Welcome Reach Community Hall, Redroofs, resulted  in the Sargent Bay association  being expanded to cover all1 residents in Area B of the Regional  District which covers the area  ���from; West Sechelt to Wood Bay.  This would make the new organization representative of all  taxpayers in the Regional District Area B.  Director for this  area is Cliff Thorold off West Sechelt.  Four teachers  at convention  Led by Principal M. B. Mactavish of Roberts Creek school,  a delegation of four from this  school district is attending the  B.C. School' Teachers Federation annual convention in Victoria. The others are Frank  Fuller, John Burnside and Allan  Crawford.  (Teachers and other readers  are invited1 to turn to page two  for a synopsis of the legislative  comimittee report on teacher  tenure. This report will be discussed by delegates at the Victoria  convention.)  Another sign  to warn traffic  A third sign warning North  Road traffic from the highway  that North Road is blocked to  ferry traffic has been installed  in vicinity of the Medical clinic  on the highway before traffic  reaches North Road.  There is a second one at the  turn to North Road and a third  on North Road at Reed Road.  The signs contain a hinged board  which can be lifted into reading  position when ferry traffic gets  beyond the entrance to the ferry  slip, ROMP report.  The two signs in operation last  sun_mer were of help to police  and motorists and the third sign  in vicinity of the Medical clinic  is added as an extra precaution.  The Regional board at its regular meeting of March 25, considered the reply received from  the Village of Gibsons to their  request for information with  which to answer your enquiries.  As you are* aware, the Gibsons  council acted directly on this  matter and you have received a  copy of an answer sheet signed  by the council.  The Regional board has asked  me to answer, where possible,  the qeustions raised in your letter to Director West.  Before dealing with your questions I think it is important that  the function and position of the  Regional District is understood  by everyone concerned. The Regional' District, though operating under the provisions of the  Municipal Act is not a municipality. This district and others  throughout the province were  formed mainly to take care pfv,~  the urban problems which were*  occurring in unorganized territory and as a base for planning  in those areas. Regional Districts, therefore, are not "fooun*-  dary conscious."  As the growth around municipalities occurs and, the various  service . problems intensify the  natural course of events is for  the municipality to extend its  boundaries and take in its immediate'"outside area" and provide those services as extension  of its already operating organization. There should be no conflict with the Regional District  in this expansion. The point in  time when it is logical for the  extenson to take place is a matter to be determined both by the  miunicipal council following studies by its advisors, and by the  residents of the area to be included. The procedure for the  extension of boundaries is contained in Section 21-29 of the  Municipal Act.  The answers to your questions  aire as follows:  1. What advantages does incorporation in the Village of Gibsons .. offer to residents in Area  E'  :7J7 _7\,r.:..  ^The: answer to this question is  dependent mostly upon what the  individual wants or considers  advantageous to him in the form  of services. If, for example, full  urban type living is desired,  sidewalks, sewers, blacktop,  (Continued on Page 8)  18 mill rate for Sechelt  Based on estimates for 1971  expenditure, Sechelt municipal  council at its April 7 meeting  decided the 18 mill tax rate of  last year will hold for this year.  Mayor William Swain after  hearing chairmen of the various  comimittees outline their needs  said it looked as though the village could get by on the 18 mill  rate. Cleric Ted Rayner estimated this year's assessment would  be on the basis of $1,673,590 and  that 18 mills would produce  about $30,000. Revenues wowld  be about the same as last year,  he expected.  Depamtmental chairmen estimated that roads"'maintenance  would require $6,000, recreation  and cultural service $1,800; road  construction $6,000; Trail Bay  seawall, $5,000, and West Porpoise Bay road $2,000.  A draft agreement between  Osborne Logging Company and  the village with a plan for a waiter system to the Osborne subdivision on D.L. 1509 and 1471  was presented to council with  Aid1. Ted Osborne retiring from  the meeting during discussion.  The mayor and clerk were authorized to sign the agreement  subject to approval by the Regional Water Authority. As this  plan was prepared in conjunction with the Water Authority it  is expected to be approved by  the Regional board.  Aid. Osborne arranged with  council to inspect three proposed projects in West Porpoise  Bay area on Saturday.  Aid. Ben Lang referred to staff  salaries and council decided the  olerk should receive $35 more a  month and Mrs. Boyd, his assistant be raised from $2.10 an hour  to $2.40.  Mayor Swain reported on waiter problems with the Regional  board and said he expected the  $40 rate on the land tax would  remain in effect for some time  owing to expenses involved now  and for the future.  To help settle the Legal Front-  Mallorr* Tree episode concerning health problems and the  premises, council decided to ask  the building inspector to report  on the premises with copies to  the tenant, owner, and public  health inspector. c  Aid. Neteon repprtied the/public works department hatF improved the dip in Highway 101  at the intersection at Standard  Motors and that Coast Paving  company had estimated the cost  of paving the inside strip of dirt  area from the Bool Hall to Standard Motors would cost $1,820.  A grant of $250 was made to  Sechelt's Chamber of Commerce  Trail Bay wharf in Sechelt was  discussed1 with the clerk reporting that shortly the wharf would  be up for sale for demolition.  A cold hunt  In spite of cold rainy weather  the Easter Egg hunt sponsored  by Gibsons and District Chamber of Commerce on the Sunshine Coast Trailer C om r t  grounds Saturday morning drew  about 200 youngsters.  There were 1600 eggs in the  hunt and the large part of them  were discovered in 15 minutes  in a cold, continuous "rain. Special arrangements were made so  that the younger element of the  youthful throng would find some  eggs in their own sector of the  grounds.  Dick Blakeman, past president  of the chamber, reports the event was a success. The only non-  co-operator was the weatherman  Fatal accident  Norman Orville Price of North  Vancouver was killed on April  13 at McNab Creek, north of  Port Mellon. He had been attempting to fall a snag. The tree  which he had just cut off came  back and struck him in the hip.  He was 59 years of age. An inquiry will be held.  FOUND DEAD  William Kazafcoff, 59, was  found dead im his home in Gibsons Cozy Corner area Wednesday night of last week. He shot  himself with a .303 rifle, RCMP  report. He was discovered by his  wife. Coast News, April 14, 1971.  *  ���fc  Bad officials are elected by people who do not vote.  * ���* *  Consider the postage stamp ��� its usefulness consists  of its  ability to stick to one thing until it gets there. ��� Josh Billings.  COAST NEWS  5-10-20 years ago  FIVE YEARS AGO  One hour parkng in the business section of lower Gibsons  was ordered by the municipal  council starting June 1.  Hon. Dan Campbell notified  an area water committee that  he will do all he can to obtain  a i-egional water .supply for the  area, provided-the public will  do its part.  Meals, candies, soft drinks,  school supplies and clothing for  children under 15 were all ordered exempt from the five percent sales tax.  10 YEARS AGO  Acting on public protests, Gibsons council turned down an application for a marina to be  built at Georgia Heights shoreline close to Prowse Road area.  B.C. Hydro announces power  will be available on Keats Island and in Egmont during May.  Signposts will be ordered for  Gibsons streets as a result of a  decision by council.  15 YEARS AGO  The Union Red and White general store at Sechelt will close  as soon as stock on hand is sold.  A spreading grass fire caused  the dastruction of a six-room  house near the wharf on Keats  Island.  Elphinstone High School players presented Thornton Wilder's  Our Town to a near capacity  audience.  20 YEARS AGO  The legislative private bills  committee has approved a franchise for a Black Ball Ferry  company service from Horseshoe Bay to Gibsons.  Problems arising as a result of  objections to Gibsons council  ���method of handling business licenses is providing a municipal  headache.  One acre of land on the highway, three minutes from Madeira Park was offered for sale  at $700, also a waterfront lot at  $250.  HELPS QUAKE VICTIMS  Homeless Turkish families,  victims of the Gediz earthquake  last fall, are now being comfort-  ably installed in 500 pre-fabri-  oated homes, thanks to the $28,-  000 gift Of waterproof plywood  from the British Columbia government. In a recent letter to  UNICEF, the ministry of construction and housing of the Republic of Turkey, have expressed their grateful thanks to the  Canadian and British Columbia  UNICEF committees.  Report covers teacher tenure provisions  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.  Understatement of year!  The understatement of the year appears in the new Department of National Revenue Federal Sales Tax News issue nuoniber  one. It read's: Manufacturers and wholesalers frequently mention  to us that they do not receive enough information on federal sales  and excise taxes.  Over the years the Coast News has dealt in excise tax problems, the help it has received from the tax administrators was to  read the act, it's all there.  Reading the Excise Tax Act is simple but understanding it is  a long, long way from being simple. No matter how you read it,  it comes out the saime way ��� unintelligible to the layman.  The first issue of the News states a new tax manual will be  issued. Let us hope it will Offer clarity in place of official jargon,  understood only by those administering it.  A rather droll fellow  There is a wag in Sechelt. He is enthralled by the importance  of Sechelt in the scheme of things.  Some years ago he was involved in striving to make Sechelt  a town of 2,400 people, stretching from West Sechelt to Selma Park.  This was seized1 upon by a publication in Sechelt which broadcast  to advertisers in the east that Sechelt's papulation was 2,400. However this fiction did not last very long.  Now he has come up with the idea that while Sechelt's population is 600 it has a trading area of 14,000 persons.  The Sunshine Coast population from Jervis Inlet to Port Mellon could conceivably hit the 10,000 mark ��� but not 14,000. The  14,000 population information appears in the 1971 issue of the British Columbia Tourist Directory. It was not a misprint because evidence of the figure was freely supplied by the directory officials*.  It was a nice try. However exaggeration usually loads to com-  pllicatiqns. Gibsons gets along nicely by producing correct figures  much closer to reality.  A Sam Slick wisecrack says facts are stranger than fiction.  To some minds this is so!  Gems of wisdom  Many peple think Sunday is a sponge to wipe out al the sins  of the week. ��� Henry Ward Beecher.  The provincial legislativex select standing coaramittee on social  welfare and education was authorized in early February to examine the provisions and practices relating to the security of  tenure for teachers in public  schools of British Columbia and  to report its findings.  The report contained a considerable amoluTtt of derailed  legislative procedure but the  following excerpts from it cover the intent of the committee:  Your Committee accepts that  the function of tenure provisions  is to indicate those conditions  under which a teacher may ibe  assured of continuing employment by a school district, and  that it is desirable that there be  such provisions. At the same  time, your comimittee is. of the  opinion that it is essential that  these provisions apply only to  those teachers who have proven  themselves capable oif performing their duties; satisfactorily,  and who continue to perform  them at that level.  #  *  Your committee is also convinced that there must be some  form of review provided in cases  of dismissal, but that the particular form of review must be  such that it will be concerned  more with the substance of the  issues involved in the termination of employment than; with  the details of the manner in  which the employment was terminated.  It was agreed by the comimittee that a teacher should be notified immediately whenever performance of his duties was evaluated as unsatisfactory; that he  should be notified of the improvements considered necessary; and that, if after a reasonable period of time, he did not  effect these improvements, he  should be subject to dismissal  on the grounds of inefficiency.  (Section 129 of the Public  Schools Act sets forth'7';;':]Hi!e-  grounds for dismissal as for  cause, for inefficiency or misconduct, and for gross misconduct. The committee is of the  opinion that the terms cause,  misconduct and gross misc^iif  duct should hot be defined ^in-  any .specific way, since* they  must, of necessity, provide for  a wide variety of -situations.  However, the camimittee feels  that inefficiency can be, at least  partially, defined in terms ������ of  repeated reports assessing the  work of a teacher as pnsatisfac-  tory. It is also of the opinion  that the term gross misconduct  is sufficiently clear that dismissal on this ground should be subject to different procedures both  belfore and after the dismissal.  tion 134 of the Public Schools  Act. Recommendations which  will make provisions concerning  transfer more flexible are made  in the same amendments.  Submissions by both the British. Columbia School Trustees'  Association and British Columbia Teachers' Federation questioned the value of the present  Investigation Committee procedure established in . section 134  of the Public Schools Act. The  committee gained the impression'  that - this device, regardless of  its original intent, had become  formal and rigid in application  and of little value in resolving  tenure disputes. The committee  feels that, if such is the case,  this procedure may well serve  to increase, rather than diminish  the tensions that may surround  a proposed' dismissal, arid becomes merely a preliiminairy  hearing preceding a board of  reference.  The committee is convinced  that some less formal procedure  must be introduced, and concurs  with the British Columbia Teachers' Federation that the proper  time for such a, development is  before an actual dismissal has  taken place. The committee is  also of the opinion that the appeal procedures themselves must  be revised, and that appeals  must be considered by a continuing body which will be able to  develop suitable educational criteria.  that as the representatives of  the British Columbia Parent-  Teachers Federation so succinctly stated, "Good personnel practices cannot be legislated." However, the importance of them  cannot be overstated. The committee draws to the attention of  the school boards of British^Columbia, and to the Department  of Education, its concerns in  connection with the following:  Selection of staff, evaluation  during probation, notification of  concern re quality of work, and  role of the principal; and recommends that these matters be reviewed to ensure that sound policies and practices are established.  The committee believes that  there is- ground for concern  about the extent to which information about a teacher's per-  foi-_i_ance is made available to  prospective employers and, even  within the same district, to the  principal of a school to which a  teacher may be transferred, or  transfer.  The comimittee also was concerned at receiving little indication that irifoTimation concerning the performance of recent  graduates of the (universities is  made available to those institutions so that they may improve  their preparation of teachers,  and reconumendls that the de*-  partment oif education, the British Columbia School Trustees  Association, and the British Columbia Teachers' Federation develop procedures to ensure that  such information is communicated. > ^  , Finally, the comimittee recommends that the minister of education be requested to- furnish  to the select standing comimittee on social welfare, and education, a survey of the operations  of the recommendations Of the  comimittee.  *++**^^*^i^^*^0*^+^^+*^m^0+^^0*0+^0*0m0*0+^^^+^0^^^^^^^^+0^^^i^^^l^*0^*0^^*0m*^F*0^^*0t^^+0^^*  N. Richard McKibbin  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE .  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  WMW*MMIW^��Wi  *  *  The Minister shall appoint, at  such times as he shall determine, such number of review  panels as he shall consider necessary, in accordance with the  following provision:  Each Review Panel shall consist of a chairman appointed by  the minister, one member appointed by the minister from two  persons nominated by the British Columbia School Trustees'  Association, and one member  from two persons nominated by  the British Columbia Teachers'  Federation, provided also that  all persons nominated and appointed shall be persons actively  engaged in the practice of education in British Columbia . as  evidenced by appointment to the  staff of a Board, a college or  university, or some other educational institution.  The committee is fully aware  ANNOUNCING  BRUCE E. EMERSON  BAWMT_R & SOLICITOR  NOTARY PUBLIC  OPENING AN OFFICE  FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE PRACTICE OF LAW  ��� i . - "���  at Sechelt Agencies Ltd., Cowrie St., Sechelt  Phone 885-2161  #  *  #  Recomme nidation 3 requires  that the principal's report provide an assessment of the learning situation. It appears to the  committee that, at present, these  reports do not contain such evaluations and it was also drawn  to the committee's attention that  the present Rules of the Council of Public Instruction do not  specifically authorize or require  such evaluations. Since the committee is of the opinion that the  principal of a school will often  be the first supervisor to become  aware of unsatisfactory performance by a teacher, he  should not only have such auth-"  ority, but Should also be required to make evaluations.  Since the comimittee is of the  opinion that suspension should  be a temporary measure invoked only during investigative  phases of a complaint which  could lead to dismissal, it has  made certain recommendations  regarding suspension in the recommended amendments to sec-  O'W  Canada  *&4  ���**_  " -v '*���? ������ "���    %   i  Yourr  Blood is  Always,  Needed  + ;  be a :  BLOOD I  r: DONOR :  FRIDAY, APRIL 16  HEALTH CENTRE, GIBSONS  1:30-4-30 & 6:30-8:30 p.m.  This year, let's join the party!  Wherever vou qo in British Columbia this year, you'll enjoy  Wherever you go in British Columbia this year, you'll enjoy  exciting Centennial events. From the famed Musical Ride of  the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to a colorful assortment  of rodeos, regattas, pageants and parades. It's a great reason  to spend this holiday discovering more of your beautiful home,  province. For a complete calendar of Centennial events, contact your local tourist office - or write: Government of British  Columbia, Department of Travel Industry, 1019 Wharf Street,  Victoria, British Columbia.  Hon. W. K. Kiernan, Minister     R B. Worley, Deputy Minister The Labor scene  The provincial government is  failing to live up to its obligation to be a good employer, the  B.C. Government Employees'  Union has charged.  John Fryer, BCGEU general  secretary, said wage increases  announced by the government  Monday fall considerably short  of parity with those in industry  and other public services in the  province.  "As the largest employer in  B.C., the government is obligated to maintain pay scales broadly comparable to wages paid1 by  other good empilloyers in B.C.,"  Fryer said. The new wage rates  give provincial employees increases averaging 6*_. percent,  effective April _.."���'..  Fryer said -that collective  agreements signed in B.C. last  year by unions representing  workers in industry and in the  federal and municipal govern-  /ments resulted in pay boosts averaging more than nine percent.  "BCGEU wage surveys established that provincial employees deserved at least nine percent this year to catch u(p to  what other groups got last year"  Fryer said. i  In wage discussions with the  Civil Service commission earli-  ISABEL  WRITES:  Ecological and environmental  studies in the public school system are being included as essential parts of other courses,  rather than being offered separately. The Hon. D. L. Brothers,  minister of education, said that  in the opinion of the department  of education and its advisory  comimittees on curricula the integrated approach is more successful than the direct approach  in maintaining the interest and  concern of pupil's in the solution  of environmental problems.  As an example of this treat-'  ment of the subject Mr. Brothers  said' that at the ���elementary level unitfe of outdoor education, in-  .   eluding^ field trips, have been included in the hew science program presently being implement  ed and in the new physical education program  which will be  introduced in September,  1971.  In the junior secondary schools i  Unit 3 of Science 9, Energy Relationships,   stresses   the interaction of various organisms with  their environment. An alternate  unit  on  environmental science  is being planned.  At the senior-secondary school  level the second part of the Geography 12 course, introduced  last September, deals with Man  and His Environment, and includes work oh the use, conservation, control and quality of  the environment.  The geography section of Social Studies 11 allows students  to examine population trends,  including the tremendous growth  of the cities and its effect on  resources and ecology. In addition consideration is being given  to an ecological approach to a  new Biology 11 course now in  the planning stage.  Mr. Brothers said that further  curriculum stfudies on such  things as land use and pollution  control are continuing. The committee of teachers and other  experts involved in these developments are encouraged to seek  assistants from expert consultants as needed.  ANNUAL  GEM SHOW  Richmond's Gem and Mineral  club's ninth annual gem show  will take place April 17 and 18,  opening at 10 a.m. each day. It  will be held in Richmond's Art  Centre behind the Municipal  HaW. There will also be an orchid display by the Vancouver  Orchid society. Admission will  be free.  +  Roll up  yojr sleeve  to save a life  BE A '^ii^^:b^i^  FRIDAY. APRIL 16  HEALTH CENTRE, GIBSONS  1:30-4:30 & 6:30-8:30 p.m.  er this year, BCGEU negotiating committees pressed for increases averaging about nine  percent; Branches and locals of  the 15,000 member BCGEU will  be conducting ratification meetings later this month at which  occupational groups in the government service will vote on acceptance or rejection of their  1971. pay increases.  Further wage discussion with  the Civil Service commission  will be arranged on behalf of  occupational groups voting to reject their increases.  Kuimimnnnnnnraimimnimnminnmiunraiiuummnmrauius  V/ife Preservers  Women's volleyball tourney  Coast News, April 14, 1971.  . Remove scorch marks from woo!  garments by rubbing lightly with  fine sandpaper or an emery board.  4ui_iiunuiniHuuuummiuuuttnHiummu��uunuuunuuunmi<  Two major women's volleyball  tournaments will help spike the  second annual British Columbia  Festival of Sports, May 20  through June 7.  The two volleyball tournaments involve juvenile and junior girls and both promise to  provide top-flight international  competition.  Largest tournament of the two  is the British Columbia juvenile  (under 16) girls' open and close  championships, June 3-5 at BCIT  gym, Burnaby.  The tournament will bring to  gether about 16 teams from  throughout the province as well  as two from California, the  Long Beach Hangers and American Martyres. Both come  from the Los Angeles area.  Strongest B.C. opposition for  *he Californians should come  from the Olympians, a Surrey-  based team that has just completed a 13-day Pacific Coast  tour against the juvenile women's championship team of Japan.  The  other  volleyball   tournament   is a  junior girls' invitational affair, May 24-29, at the  Mary  Jane  Shannon school  in  Surrey.  Three California teams, all  from Los Angeles, will compete  in this one. They are the Los  Angeles Trojans, Paloverdes  Hawks and Los Angeles Palisades. A host of B.C. teams will  also compete.  JOHN HARPER  Designer, Cabinetmaker  Carpenter  REASONABLE PRICES  886-7065  Go ahead and  buy that new home  you've always  wanted.  be glad to help with a  $1000 Home Acquisition Grant  or $5000 Second Mortgage  Loan.  Go ahead and look around. We can make it easier for you  to buy a new home of your choice or build one by providing  an outright $1000 Home Acquisition Grant or a $5000 Second  Mortgage Loan that may be used as part or all of your down  payment.  To qualify: You must be the first occupant of the new home  and must have lived in British Columbia for 12 months immediately preceding the date of purchase or completion of  construction.  The Loan can equal but cannot exceed the difference between the cost of the property and the first mortgage.  Previous British Columbia Government Annual Home-owner  Grants will be deducted from the $1000 Grant, but not if you  choose a Second Mortgage Loan.  Interest lower than on Federal N.HA  first mortgages  If payments are made promptly there will be an annual refund  of tip to 10%, reducing the effective interest rate on a 25-year  Second Mortgage Loan to 7V_%. For example, the monthly  payment on a $5000, 25-year Second Mortgage Loan is  $41.00 but the 10% refund would in effect reduce this to  $36.90.  All mortgages Fully Insured-  without extra charge  If the borrower who is the principal supporter of the family  dies, the Government of British Columbia will forgive the  remaining debt. There is no charge for this insurance - nor  are there any application, legal or registration fees or  charges.  Annual Home-owner Grants  reduce your property taxes  Once you have purchased your new home you become  eligible for the British Columbia Government Home-owner  Grant of up to $170 annually-an important factor in helping  to reduce the amount of your property taxes.  For further information mail this coupon  r"  THE GOVERNMENT OF THE  PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE  HON. W. A. C. BENNETT, P.C, Premier and Minister of Finance  G. S. BRYSON, Deputy Minister of Finance  Provincial Administrator, Home-owner Assistance,  Department of Finance,  Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, British Columbia  Please send me full information with regard to the  $1000 Grant for buying a new home and $5000  Second Mortgage Loan.  Name   Address.  J 4    coast News, April i4, i97i.   m^ WANTED (Coiifd)       MISC. FOR SALE (Cont'd)  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  Deadline ��� Tuesday noon  4c a word, Minimum 75c  Subsequent Insertions yz price  Box Numbers 25c  25c added for bookkeeping on  ads   not  paid one  week  after  insertion.  Legal ads 25c per count line.  Subscription Rates:  B.C. ��� $4.00  East. Canada $5.00  USA and overseas $8.50  PHONE 886-2622  COMING EVENTS  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827  April 16: L.A. Bazaar and Tea,  (Roberts Creek Legion, 2 p.m.,  Admission 50c.   April 17: Tetrahedron Ski! Club  Dance, Pen Kings band. Port  Mellon Community Hail. Food  on sale. Admission $4.00 per  couple. Phone 886-7004 for tickets.    April 18: Rev. B. Bontkes of Wy-  eliiffe Bible Translators, 11:15  ai.H_. at Bethel Baptist Church*,  Sechelt; 3 and 7 p.m. Calvary  Baptist Church, Gibsons.   April 23: St. AiS-ftnrts A.C.W. St.  George's Day Tea, 2-4 pjm.,  Parish Hall, Roberts Creek.  BIRTHS "     ~~_  BARBER ��� Butch and Lorraine  Barber are happy to announce  the birth of �� son, Lance Jason,  8 lbs., 7% oz., on March 31, 1971  at St. Mary's Hospital.   CARD OF THANKS  A sincere thank you to all my  friendis and neighbors for their  cards and good wishes. Also the  nursing staff at St. Mary's Hospital and Dr. Hobson.  ���Ethel Cope. _____  I wish to thank very sincerely  aEl my good and kind (friends for  their cards, letters and visits  dui_nig my stay in hospital in  Vancouver. It was very deeply  appreciated.  ���Kathleen M. Metcalfe.  PERSONAL  Housekee?>er^i^p_inion, Over 66  wanted' by fsqiimeir owner. Ooject  matri__i6h^.^d trMers. Will answer.    ���i6hm&evi&a\i    Box    2024,  Coast News., 7:   .  notice ���':.;  The Ladle's Auxiliary to Branch  109 Royal Canadian Legion Easter Basket Raffle was won by  the Children's Ward of St.  Mary's Hospital. ���  ������  I will not be responsible for any  delbts contracted in my name toy  any other than myself on or after April 7, 1971.  ���Kenneth J. L. Anderson.  HELP WANTED  Minidozer operators. Must have  previous experience. Phone 886-  2105, Box 309, Gibsons. Seaspan  International Ltd., Twin Creeks.  Anyone with own power saw  looking for part time work cutting wood. Phone 886-9988.  Janitor's position for Gibsons  Royal Canadian Legion Branch  109. This is a yearly contract  from June 15, 1971 to June 1st,  1972. Applicants should be bond-  able. Bids are invited up to and  including May 10, 1971. For fur- v  ther information phone Mrs.  Jean Roberts, 886-2870.   Volunteer workers needed for  Gibsons Public Library. Phone  886-9305.           WORKWANTO  Trouble with your typing or want  to learn? Special Quick'N'Sim-  ple  course. Telephone 886-9331.  Part time work wanted. Experienced in bookkeeping and typing. Phone 886-9680.         Custom kitchens, general finish  carpentry, work performed on  the joib with your materials. Ph.  886-9593.   Fruit tree and hedge pruning.  G. Chanmar., Phone 886-9862.  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT   Phone 886-2827   VERNON & SON  BULLDOZING  Land clearing with  clearing blade  Grading and Excavating  Competent work, Service  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887 or 886-2894  Dressmaking and alterations.  Phone 886-7589. Mrs. N. McKenzie,  1631 Marine Dr., Gibsons.  Do you require bookkeeping,  statements, balance sheets, and  personal income tax? Phone  886-9331.  FREE WINTER  SAFETY CHECK  All your tree needs attended to  promptly and expertly.  Insured work.  Phone 885-2109.  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES  Experienced drywall, accoustic  & textured ceilings, now in Gibsons area, and serving the Sunshine Coast. Free estimates.  Fast service. Phone G&W Dry-  wall. 884-5315. ���_  MISC. FOR SALE   Large Trailmaster tent trailer,  solid top, full head .room, cupboards, storage space, ice box,  sleeps 4 to 6. 886-2566.   12 x 65 mobile home, 2 bedrooms  tip out in front room. Phone  886-7187.   . 1969 V2 ton Ford truck, heavy  duty springs, 360 V8 automatic,  good mirrors, 6 ply truck tires  all round, low mileage, with  camper. Or will trade for small  acreage. Phone 886-2881.  Chrysler Crown engine, 2-1 reduction, $250; 17 ft. Don~i deep  V hull and sport deck; 1945 Indian 74 motorcycle, stock, $600;  1937 Chev coupe, running, needs  brakes and work, $200. Phone  886-2407.   FREE  HEALTH LIVING DIGEST  We Stock  HEALTH FOOD  SUPPLEMENTS  AND  PURE FOOD PRODUCTS  Tell us of  YOUR NEEDS  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gibsons  886-9340  Cotton print bedspread, double  bed size, with matching 44 inch-  lined drapes. $10. Phone 886-2175  Pheasants, geese, goose eggs.  One 3 week old Togenbiny k_dL  3 bantam hens. 1 electric organ  Phone 886-7285.   Shallow well pump, good condiv  tion. Phone 886-2551.  1 ton 1968 Chevy 8 Custom cab  chassis .mount camper, dual  wheels, P_B. & PS., 110 12 volt  conversion, Thermo gas and hot  water heater, fridge, 3 piece  (bathroom, monomatic toilet,  storm windows. Excellent condition. Must see to appreciate. Ph.  Mrs. Bill Barter, 886-7429.  Oil range in excellent conditio-.,  $40. Phone 886-9356 or 886-2187.  2 oil cook stoves, 3 cast iron  bathtubs. Phone 886-2983.  ���   ,    I, 1- 1-      1-      _������ ��� ���1��� ������  ���  Oil stove; glass lined electric  hot water tank. Phone 886-9556.  FEED  FOR ALMOST EVERY NEED  Reasonable Prices  Convenient Location  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gibsons 886-9340  Three 8.55x15 summer tires. 12  volt battery, ear radio. Phone  885-9737.  CREEKSIDE GREENHOUSES  Reed Rd., Gibsons, 886-2421  DWARF APPLE TREES _.$3.0Q  Spartan ��� Yellow Delicious  Red Delicious ��� Macintosh  Early Tideman  Also Azaleas, Camelias, Pansies  and Polyanthus  Bedding plants  available soon.  . WINSTON'S SPORTING GOODS  Head oif Wharf  The one-stop Sports Shop  Gibsons, 886-9600  1 trail bike, Harley Davidson 50  Needs minor repairs. Phone 886-  2580.��� . .  Moiffatt electric range, steel top,  high oven. Phone 886-2591 evenings.  Leonard fridge, perfect working  order. Phone 886-9374.   HAY  FOR  SALE  Good valley hay, Timothy-clover  mix, $1 bale.  Washington alfalfa, 100 lb. bale  $2.85.  Sat. Del.  QUALITY FEEDS  Pratt Rd., Gibsons 886-7527  Automotive undercoating and  steam cleaning (portable) Phone  886-2784.   McKenzie Seeds   .  New shipment of spring  fishing tackle now in stock  Rakes, hoes, garden equipment  WINSTON'S SPORTING GOODS   Gibsons,  886-9600  FULLER BRUSH  REPRESENTATIVE  Linda Mallett, 886-7293  Chinchillas, breeding stock and  young.  Reasonable price.  Also  . Muffed Tumbler pigeons: E. Sur-  tees, Ha-fimoon Bay. Ph. 885-9303  QUALITY  FEEDS  Fair Prices  Purina   Agent,   Sunshine   Coast  Dog  Chow,  50 lbs. $7.35  Cat   Chow,   10  lbs.   $2.85  Buckerfield's Feeds, Sait. Del.  Pratt Rd., Gibsons 886-7527  GOOD SUPPLY  PEAT MOSS, BLUE WHALE  FERTILIZERS,   LIME,   SEEDS  ONION SETS, SEED POTATOS  PLANTS,  SHRUBS  EVERGREENS  LARGE SELECTION  2 yr. OLD FRUIT TREES  $2.75 to $2.95  Pansies 49c; Rhododendrons 2.75  FOR RENT  lawn roller  Fertilizer spreader  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gibsons 886-9340  Buy your 45 gal. trash incinerator from Sechelt Kinsmen at  $3.50 each. Phone 885-9542.  FARM FRESH EGGS  PURE  UNPASTURIZED HONEY  Always Available  RED OR WHITE POTATOES  (Organically grown)  50 lbs. for $2.45  CHOICE JUMBO CARROTS  50 lbs. for $5.10  FRUITS & VEGETABLES  At Reasonable Prices  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gibsons  886-9340  LAWNMOWERS  OUTBOARDS  CHAIN SAWS  REPAIRED AND SERVICED  AUTHORIZED  DEALER  YAMAHA OUTBOARDS  LAWNBOY MOWERS  HOMELITE   SAWS  SABRE SAW CHAIN  NUTS & BOLTS  HEAD OF WHARF  886-2838  IF IT'S SUITS - IT'S MORGANS  885-9330,  Sechelt  TV, radio and stereo repairs.  Prompt service in your home or  at our shop. Ayres Electronics,  Sunshine Coast Highway in Gibsons, in front of E & M Bowl-  adrome. Phone 886-7117     .  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Ph.  885-9713.  Secheit  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE    m<wm  WANTED  Two 2-ispool trolling gurdies.  Walt Nygren. Phone 886-2350.  Trailer wanted1 for 18-20 ft. boat  Phone 886-7268. ���  Timber, any quantity, fir or  hemlock. Phone 886-9670.  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  Wrecking 1953 Morris Minor; 4  5:20x14 tires; 1954 Ford pickup  Phone evehings and weekends.  886-7479.  '64 Pontiac, good condition, $450  or offer. After 6 p.m. Phone  886-2353.   1971 Mazda V2 ton pickup, 6,000  miles, radio. $1600 cash. Phone  886-2894.  1960 Corvair, refouilt motor, good  rubber and running gear. Requires plates and some body  work. $250 or best offer. Phone  88.-7719.  BOATS FOR SALE  16 ft. half caibin, plywood and  fibreglass bottom, complete with  10 horse outboard motor, $350.  Phone 886-9349.   Used, rebuilt and new marine  engines, all sizes, choice of reduction gears. Paul Drake Ltd.  886-2929.  For complete information on  Marine, Industrial and Liability  insurance; claims and adjustments, contact Captain W. Y.  Higgs, Marine Consultant. Box  339. Gibsons. Phones 886-9546  and 885-9425.  PETS  Abyssinian cross Siamese kittens $20 each. Numerous half  and fiill grown domestic short  hair cats  free. Phone  886-9092.  Lovely healthy puppies, $5 each  Phone 886-7425.   SAMOYED PUPS  Adorable. From $75 up. Phone  886-2160.   Poodles, grooming, clipping.  Years of experience. Phone 886-  2601.   Puppies: Lalb X Doberman X  she_iherd. Free to good homes.  886-7065.  PeHder Harbour: All services  and what a view. Better than  103' on good road. Close to boat  launching ramp and quiet water.  $4200 with only $1,500 down.  Roberts Creek: Southern slope  5 acres with a view. Gilder style  but cozy home. Lovely cut stone  fireplace in living room. Large  dining room adjoins compact  kitchen, 2 bediuns., utility and'  3 pc. bath. Let's have your offers on $15,600.  Gibsons: Delightful family  home consisting of 3 bdrmis.,  (bright L.R., kitchen, utility, 3  Ipc. bath. Stucco exterior,  grounds ready for landscaping  with back of lot left as natural  park. As low as $6,000 down.  Davis Bay: One block from  beach. Level lot, cleared ready  to build. Near offers to $5,500.  Another attractive family  home on view lot. 3 nice .bti__ii_r.,  bright living room. Large all electric kitchen has adjoining dining room. Partial1 bsmt and large  crawl, space. A-oil furnace is  very economical. Attractive  tennis on $18,500.  A must to see is this spacious  5 room home featuring lge living room with fireplace, separate dining room, all eleotriic  cab. kitchen and 2 nice bedrms,  thim hall. Oak floors, lge. utility  room. 10 level acres, 5"\ dear  with fruit trees and lge. garden  area. Fronts on 2 road's. Tennis  on low price of $25,000.  Good view lots are becoming  scarce. Let us show you this 70'  x 120' lot in desirafble location  for only $5,000 with $1,500 down.  Small hobby farm consisting  of over 5 acres. Level and with  a creek. 3 bdrm home has unfinished basement. Barn and  other outbuildings. Convenient  to schools and! shops. Attractive  terms on $25,000 full price.  Older type 4 (bdrm home on 76'  x 120' view lot. Living room, 1  bdrm and family size kitchen  both on main floor. 3 bdrms up..  Unfinished part fasmt. Fruit  trees and shrubs. Garage. An  excellent buy for onlly $12,500  CASH.  K. BUTLER REALTY LTD.  ALL TYPES  OF INSURANCE  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  DD} YOU KNOW THAT MACGREGOR PACIFIC REALTY  LTD.!!  Has Three Offices to serve you,  Has a Direct Phone line to our  Vancoulver Office & Other Information points for your convenience.  That the Two iocal offices are  managed and staffed only by  salesmen who are residents of  the Sunshine Coast, therefore  ��wing you better service because they live and work in  your area/.  That we are a imemiber of the  Multiple Listing Service.  That we investigate all of the.  properties that we list and advertise.  That we advertise regularly in  the Vancouver Sun & Province  plus local newspapers, .jiving  your property the fullest coverage.  That we specialize in all properties on the Sunshine Coast.  ARE YOU considering a purchase or sale of property in this  area? Just check and compare  our pofl-cies, then call us now  and let our fully qualified staff  assist you.  DON'T DELAY ��� CALL TODAY  Call our fully qualified staff: ..  John Black 886-7244 or 886-7316  Jack Anderson, 885-2323, 885-2053  Lorrie Girard, 886-7244, 886-7760  MacGREGOR PACIFIC REALTY  LTD.  EXCLUSIVE  AGENTS  Phone 886-7244  John L. Black ��� 886-7316  Lorrie Girard ��� 886-7760  ;    Jack Anderson ��� 885-2053  MORTGAGES  CHARLB ENGLISH LTD.  Real Estate & Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C. Ph. 886"2481  Langdale: View lots 77' x 136'.  $3500 and tip.  886-2481  Upper Granthams: Spectacu_ar  view. Here is a good buy,, for a  well built small home. Living  ���room with FP, 2 br., calbiraet  kitchen, all in good shape. Stucco exterior adds to charm. Only  $10,900 with $3700 casto, balance  on easy terms. MLS 6-6659.  886-2481  Marine Drive: Close to Ibeach,  good view. A well looked aifcer  ,2 br. home, FP in LR, level lot.  $12,700.  886-2481  Rosamund Road: (a) Lot 70x222  (15540 sq. ft.) two street frontage, $2705.  (*>)   One acre plus   (130x337),  $3300.  886-2481  Davis Bay: 2*_> acres with rustic well buillt house for large  faimily. Cut-stone exteriior and  shake roof. Full basement.  Large swimming pool with outside fireplace. Lots of fruit trees  and maigmificent all around view.  Asking $36,500. ' .  886-2481  Selma Park: View lot 10O'xl40'  $3950. Water available.  886-2481  Richard F. Kennett  Notary Public  Evenings:  Jack White ��� 886-2935  Ken Crosby ��� 886-2098  Jay Visser ��� 885-2300  Selma Park: Three residential  lots situated one Mock off highway 101. B.C. Hydro, telephone  and municipal water available.  Moderate slope, good drainage.  Near shops, schools and hospital  F.P. $4,750 to $5,250. Down payment $2,500, balance easy payments.  Gibsons: Georgia View. Expansive view of Howe Sonnd and  Islands. Brand new two bedroom  home. Spacious beaaned living  room_tehen. Large sundeck.  Ample space for; parking and  garden. Some finishing required.  $22,000 ��� offers.   ��� 7   ���        2010  Granthams: Near new two bed  room home on high view lot.  Fully insulated, propane furnace  w-w carpeting, large sundeck.  Part basement. $5,000 down payment. F.P. $15,000. 2011  Gibsons Rural ��� Retirement  ��� Revenue ��� Subdivision. 23  acres, cleared, fenced', level.  Good water supply. Two revenue  homes, always rented. Only  short distance to shopping centre. F.P. $45,000, D.P. $15,000.  1743  EXCLUSIVE WITH  C. R. Gathercole  Gibsons, 886-7015  Agencies Ltd.  Realty & Insurance  BOX 128, SECHELT  EWART McMYNN REALTY  Phone 886-2248  Box 236 Gibsons, B.C.  Notary Public  Halfmoon Bay area: MLS. 2 acres Waterfront property in a  lovely harbor. This could1 be an  ideal Marina Development. Included is a large new home plus  guest cottages and a marine  float. Try your offer.  Granthams. Spectacular "view, 3  bedroamis, dining room,'sundeck  new high concrete basement.  $18,000. Phone 886-7559 or 886-  2330.  Waterfront lot within village of  Gibsons; Lovely view, utilities,  building site level with road.  Ideal for retirement home. $7000  cash. 886-7559 or 886-2330.  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827  3 only left. Large view lots.  Gower Point area near good  beach. Terms. Phone 886-2887  Gibsons waterfront, 2 years old,  1700 sq. ft, 3 bedroom post &  beam, basement home, V/i baths  wall to wall carpeting, built-in  dishwasher and appliances, raised hearth and stone fireplace,  beautifully landscaped. Many extras. Priced to sell. Phone 886-  7080.  ;   New 2 bedroom and den. Phone  builder, 886-2762.  PROPERTY WANTED  Waterfront .3 bedroom residence  or lot, Gibsons-Langdale area.  Reply Box 92,  Port Mellon.  fORRENT  Granthams, 3 room furnished  cottage, oil heat. Phone 112-922-  7695. ,  Trailer, 8' x 35' furnished, Leek  Road, Gibsons area, between upper Highway 101 and Lower Rd.  Retired person or older couple  preferred1.  Rent reasonable.  2 room and bathroom basement  suite. Gibsons, $35 per month.  Phone 886-7434.  Mobile Home Sites  Gower Point  500 -1000 ft. from good beach  area. Each sate 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.    7  WANTED TO RKT  3 bedroom family home. Phone  886-2908. 7   :  Wanted, 2 or 3 bedroom house  in Pender Harbour area. Phone  883-2523. .  CONSTRUCTION  GULF BUILDING SLPPUES  Sechelt.  Phone 885-2283  Everything tor your  building needs  FUELS  FIREWOOD: Alder or fir, $18  cord, $10 y2 cord, any length,  split, delivered and piled. 886-  2467 evenings.  Split alder, any length, $18 a  cord, $9 pickup load. Phone 886-  7233.   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.  ANNOUNCEMENTS  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827  Above Granthams: 5 acres, Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  lightly treed, on a southerly 885-9534, 886-99(M or 885-9327,  sHope.  $6,500. Mr. & Mrs. 885-9865 after 5 p.m.  Mortgages and mortgage loans  available. Write Lakeview Properties Ltd., No. 2, 6927 Kings-  way, Burnaby. Phone 112-524-  3825.  Gibsons: View lots. From $4,600  to $11,000.  E. McMynn, 886-2500  Vince Prewer, 886-9359  Wally Peterson, 886-2877  PROPERTY FOR SALE  Sell or swap, V_ acre, Cozy Corner, Gibsons, for small acreage,  Port Mellon to Roberts Creek.  Phone 886-7320.  89 ft. waterfrontage, house with  furnace, garage, workshop wired for 110 and 220. Ph. 885-9803  Large view lot, 67' x 170% on  Sargent Road, Gibsons, $3500.  Phone 886-2765.  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  quirementg contact C. Day 886-  2051 Lockyer Rd. Howe Sound  Farmers Institute, Stumping or  ditching powder, dynamite, electric or regular caps, prima-  cord, etc Coast News, April 14, 1971.  Letters to Editor  (Editor:* Re the article in your March 31 edition, Regional Budget Holds Line.  On adding the figures quoted I find that the Reigional District  is going to collect $58,000 more than; it has budgetted to spend. I  would suggest ah explanation should be given.  Also I would like to point out the increasing cost of the Re-  gionali District in the years 1969, 1970 and 1971.  Administration  Elections, etc  Planning  Building Insp.  Garbage  Street Lighting  Fire Protection  Total  1969  1970                    1971  $42,456  $48,207               $56,383  1,579  2,151  6.163  7,580                 15,000  8,979  9,950                12,820  13,921  26,485               43,120  2,578  5,512                  6,201  10,473                 14,040  75,676  109,398               152,573  ���L. A. FRASER  THE OWL WHO CAME TO DINNER: This owl, picked up by Mr,  J. W. Hansen of Oldershaw Road while walking along the highway  late Saturday night apparently decided it had found a nice comfortable home and didn't want to leave. The bird seemed fairlyf  tame Sunday afternoon when this picture was taken, and didn't  seem perturbed when the photographer caane to within three feet  to take the picture. It had apparently been stunned by a car and  was lying on the white line when Mr. Hansen picked it up.  Auxiliary  The monthly meeting oif Roberts   Creek  Hospital  Auxiliary,  Mon., April 5 at St. Aidan's  church hall, found memibership  had expanded so it was neces-  sary to find a larger meeting  place.  Mrs. Lillian Flumerfelt reported' that the simorgasfbord for the  Credit Union was successful.  Plans were finalized for Rebekah dinner, Wed., April 14.  Reports of workshop Held in  beautiful setting"- of local golf  clubhouse proved ��� .gratifying.  There was an attendance of 60  members with all six auxiliaries  represented and were very for-  P4_x_hicn n fcwr  Pant suits have taken over but  don't.let fad overrule good taste.  Pant suits are for the country,  the casual1,������������. the sporty... .. in  wools, corduroy and suede. They  are for relaxing, entertaining. ..  in beautiful brocades,: sill-sv and  precious velvets. Wear them to  parties at home or hi your apartment building. Wear them  travelling by plane, train or car,  but only if you: have a  super-  duper figure.  Pant-suits have taken another  long stride forward. In the new  collection they-add up to putting spirited parts together. Two  : important looks will include a  jacket, skirt and pants, as well  as a % length coat and pants.  Many with matching hats. Here  again, Shetland weaves/ boucle,  pebbles and tweeds will be the  favored; fabrics:  TASELLA SHOPPE  FOR YOUR YARDGOODS ��� Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9331  OILMORFS  VARIETY  SHOP        :  SEWING NEEDS, BUTTERICK PATTERNS���Sechelt, Ph. 885-9343  HQWE SOUND 5, 10, 15 CENT STORE  - Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9852  For All Your; SEWING NEEDS, SIMPLICITY PATTERNS  0.^. DOUGLAS VARIETY & PAINTS  McCall's Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies  Sunnycreit Plaza, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2615  LAST WEEK, children of grade  five, Gibsons Elementary school  put on a dispJiay of those things  they had seen on their trip to  Victoria. This included static  displays, and a display of slides  taken on the trip. After the show  of slides, Cpl. Lou Biggeman, on  behalf of the parents of those  children who went, presented to  the teachers and chape rones, a  certificate of appreiation for the  way they had looked after the  Children on the trip.  Minute  message  By this shall all men know  that ye are my disciples, if ye  have love one to another. John  13:35.  These are the words of Jesus  Christ, and yet while many  claini to.be His disciples, in  works they deny him.  Whosoever hateth his (brother  is a murderer and ye know that  no murderer hath eternal life  abiding in him. I John 3:15. In  I John 3:12, God asks the question, why did Cain slay his ^brother, and answers it in the same  verse: Because his (Cain's) own  works were evil and his brp-  .ther's righteous.: .7'--     7;-:  He that saith heis in the light  and hateth his brother, is in  darkness even until now. I John  2:9.  If a man say, I love God, and  hateth his brother, he is a liar, -  for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how  can he love God whom he hath  not seen? And this commandment have we from him, That  he who loveth God love his brother also. I John 4:20, 21  Hereby perceive we the love of  God, because he laid down his  life for us. . .1 John 3:16.  ���Rev. Walter S. Acfcroyd,  Pender Harbour Tabernacle  expands  tunate in being able to obtain  Mrs. Ann Spicer, social and volunteer service co-ordinator to  Mount St. Mary's Hosptal in  Victoria, as speaker. She told of  work being done by their organization for seetmingly hopeless  patients and responses obtained.  Films were shown of wheel  chair patients playing shuffle  board, others making useful articles. Paintings done by patients were displayed. Her address was very informative for  future volunteers at the extended care unit.  Mr. Wagemakers appealed for  improvement of the hospital  grounds so that patients' might  enjoy them. He also stated in a  question period that there are  now 2400 beds available for extended care in B.C. but that  there is a waiting list of 6,000  people which shows the real  need for such a prograan.  To be eligible for admission to  such a hospital you must first  be recommended iby your family doctor, then a board reviews  the different cases.  AH members agreed! that the  workshop had really been' worthwhile.  A regional meeting is being  held in Surrey on May 5. Members wishing to attend must advise Mrs. Rowberry.  Not all crows are black; some  have brightly colored feathers.  A symposium originally was a  a Grecian dinner party.  National effort  needed to curb  drugs menace  The non-medical use of drugs  by youth and adults in our society has reached* epidemic proportions and a solution is not  near at hand,. said Dfr. D. L.  Genumill, Coast Garibaldi Health  Unit Director.  The drug scene changes so  quickly that only a national effort will keep us accurately informed and abreast of the situation. The problem is by no  means confined to youth, but we  are concerned about our' young  people and hope that we shall  be able to assist them to make  the right choices in life.  Everyone in the community  is going to have to become involved. We need to shift our focus from* specific drugs to, the  society in which we live, he  said.  "I have confidence in oujtl  young people and I am optimistic albout their future. As adults,  we must hafve the moral courage to face up to our deficiencies. We can start by making  certain that the Family Unit  provides security, love and a  place for young people to let  their hair down. The majority  of young people merely need a  listener, a friend, and an advisor, and most would prefer that  their parents assume this role,"  he said.  Fortywfive cases of gonorrhoea  and three cases of syphilis were  reported to the health unit during 1970. Authorities agree that  the actual number of cases  would be four to five times this  figure if reporting was more uniform.  Gonorrhoea increased only  slightly over 1969. However, at  year's end there were indications that this disease was accelerating, not-only in our own  unit, but throughout British Columbia and the rest of Canada.  Gonorrhoea is increasing in  teenagers. The gonococcus is developing a resistance to air antibiotics, including penicillin. Suc-  eessiM control dependfe on good  reporting and elimination of  sources of infection. Educational programs in venereal disease  were carried out in all secondary schools during 1970. Public  education will increase during  1971.        ^  The control of venereal disease is a real challenge and re-  quiires the co-operation of many  members of the* community:  physicians; public health staff;  teachers; social workers.  IN  COURT  Norman Bruce Burgoyne, Port  Mellon, was fined $300 for refusing to take a breathalyzer test.  CHARTS  TIDE BOOKS  WALT NYGREN SALE (1971)  LTD.  S86 9303  COLLECTING MUSHROOMS  If you want to pick wild mushrooms for the dinner table,  there's one basic rule you should  always follow ��� don't pick them  unless you're sure they can be  eaten. This is one of several  hints to mushroom collectors in  a Canada Department of Agriculture publication, Mushroom  Collecting  for  Beginners.  I REMEMBER I  HELP YOUR  RED CROSS  1  1  TO HELP  I  I  GIBSONS SWAP and SHOP  BARGAINS ON WASHING MACHH&S  1 PROPANE BOAT STOVE  1 25 inch T.V.  1 INGLIS DRYER  2 FRIDGES  PLUS MISCELLANEOUS H0USEH01D GOODS  Behind MacGregor Pacific  NOTICE  ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  GIBSONS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION  SUNDAY. APM 18 ��� 7:30 p.m.  GIBSONS ARCTIC HALL  Marine Drive, Gibsons  On the screen for the first time  A musical journey  into the soul of a nation  Elphinstone High School  SATURDAY, APRIL 17 ��� 7:30 p.m.  EVERYONE WELCOME  ESSLEM0NT EQUIPMENT SERVICES LTD  - STEAM CLEANING  -  AUTOMOTIVE UNDERRATING -  - COMPLETE CAR CLEANUPS -  CAR WASH UPH0LSHRY 0-ANIM6  CUT POLISH  SIMOM-MG  FOR ESTIMATES AND APPOINTMENT  PHONE 886-2784  THIS MONTH'S SPECIAL  Fftft Engine Steam Cleaning given with every 'Complete Car Cleanup' Naramafa's summer full  Naramata Centre for Continuing Education! has published its  brochure outlining events for  this summer. The centre, operated by the United Church of  Canada, but open to all on a  completely non - denominational  basis, is located1 nine miles  from Penticton, BjC. Each summer 1,500 persons spend part of  their holiday in one of the many  study programs.  The first week of August is  being turned over to the Chorister's Guild for a regional workshop and seminar. Leadership at  this event will include top  church musicians from both  Canada and the U.S. It is the  first such event to be held in  Canada and only one of two in  North America.  Two special weeks for youth  are scheduled, one at each end  of the summer. During these1  weeks young people of senior  ���high school age meet with those  who give leadership in local  communities and together work  out a program for the week.  July 17 to 24 and July 24 to 31  will deal in a new way with concerns of people in congregations.  The first of these is entitled  simply Celebration and will feature Dr. Dan Kennedy of Goleta,  California, one of the leaders in  new forms of church life and  expressibn. Working also during  this week will be Mrs. Kay  Crowe, family life consultant  from Montreal, Rev. Don Buteyn  of   Seattle,   and   Rev.   Charles  Creative Arts and Changing  Life Styles is the theme for the  week of July 10 to July 17. Dar-  ryl Auten, of the Centre staff,  will give leadership in examining the creative process and  how this can affect Mfe styles/  The annual event which provides training and practice opportunities for church school  and mid-week group leaders,  from July 3 to 10, will include  along with the usual items a special workshop on Instroteach.  This is a recent educational development which gives teachers  and supervisors an accurate  measure of their methods and  performance.  Your World and Welcome to  It is the theme for August 7 to  14. Dr. William Hordern, president of the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Saskatoon will  help participants take a look at  the world from a theological  point oif view. Dr. Morley Tut-  tle, a physician from Calgary,  will lead a group on Biology and  Belief; Dr. Harold Skolrood, of  the Faculty of Education at University of Letihbridge, will deal  with educational concerns; Dennis Cock, MLA for New Westminster, B.C., will leaid in studying political concerns, and  Rev. T. L. Tucker, Afirilca Secretary of the National Council of  Churches, will bring a Focus on  Africa.  Enquiries should be directed  to Naramata Centre, Naraimata,  B.C.  s  IDENTIFICATION CARDS  PHOTOGRAPHIC IDENTIFICATION CARDS  ARE NOW AVAILABLE AT THE  U0U0R CONTROL BOARD STORE IN GIBSONS  :"j COST: $1.50 plus tax  soaring  ^2��_m_m_^ ^^^B^^^  I  When you're  smiling  call for  'Labaft's Blue'  ���Hanm  6       Coast News, April 14, 1971.  High school  students talk  over relations  A spokesman for the Elphinstone Student Parliament said!  that the government remains in  a state of cautious optimism regarding the improvement of relations between Pender Harbour  Secondary School audi Elphinstone Secondary School.  Following an interschool conference on Wednesday, April 7,  when members of the Elphinstone Cabinet met with the Pender Harbour Student Council at  Pender Harbour, Prime Minister  Steven Lee said: "This meeting  was arranged with the hope that  better communiication . between  our two schools can be developed. We look forward to the day  when students of both Elphinstone and Pender Harbour will  be able to work together on- mutual problems' and exchange  ideas and information freely.  In. many ways we have had a  successful beginning here today.  I am confident in the months  ahead communications and rela-'  tions will improve."  Topics discussed at the,meeting ranged from commamity  problems such as drugs and recreation to such things as reduced ferry fares and a spring walk  a-thon. Arrangements are underway to develop an interscho*bl  social' affairs program for dances and a better iriterschool sports *  program. Also on the agenda  were such topics as Centennial  projects, relations with the  school board and an inter-school  senate.  President Gerald Garrard of  Pender Harbour expressed his  government's support for Elphinstone's endeavors to procure reduced ferry fares for students  on the Sunshine Coast. President  Girrard also extended teamjsl  and the undefeated cabinet  broomball team to play at Pender  Harbour on  Friday,  April  .23.    ���.- ��� ���.:.:  The cabinet thanks Mr. Thomp  son, principal, Mr. Dombroski,  Mr. Girrard and tlie memibers  of the Student Council1 for hosting the meeting and hopes that  council members will (be able to  attend the 4th session of parlia-'  ment to be held at Elphinstone  in early May.  ,  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  DEADLINE. TUESDAY NOON  Phone 886-2622  ANDY  CAPP  Select Frank Bain  Vancouver >-s ports official  Frank Bain has been appointed  manager of the B.C. Festival of  Sports, Dr. Robert Hindmarch,  chairman of the B.C. Sports  Federation Festival committee1  has announced.  The festival runs from May 20  to June 7. Close to 200,000-athletes from (many parts' of the  world willf participate in 51  sports in  124 commnities.  Bain, 59, sitepst into his new  position after serving two years  as one of two special field representatives for the Sports Federation to help organize the  Festival of Sports. The other  field representative is Don Benson of, New Westminster.  Appointed1 to replace Bain is  Don Basham of Vancauvr.  SHARE YOUR I  GOOD HEALTH!  BE A BLOOD DONOR  FRIDAY, APRIL 16  HEALTH CENTRE, GIBSONS  1:30-4:30 & 6:30-8:30 p.m.,  NOTICE OF MEETING  THE ANNUAL MEETING OF  ST. MARYS HOSPITAL SOCIETY  will |ie held on  This advertisement is not published or displayed by ihe  Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia  Monday, April 26, 1971  at 8 p.m. in the  -. ���.'���if.  Sechelt Legion Hal!  NOTE: Entitled to participate in and vote at the meeting are:1  1. Members registered in 1970, who have paid Membership dues ($2.00) for 1971, before the commencement  of the meeting.  2. New memibers who have been registered and have paid  Membership dues ($2.00) for 1971, NOT LATER THAN  30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING  ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT  AND INTEREST  NEW MEMBERS WILL BE WELCOME  St. Mary's Hospital,  G.'E. Hopkins,  Publicity Chairman.  The ignition  system with the fastest  start in boating.  Only Merc.  Every Merc.  No other outboard ignition  system measures up to,  Thunderbolt. The difference  is in the amount of voltage  Thunderbolt delivers to the  spark plugs, and how fast  it gets there.  Thunderbolt zaps up to  40,000 volts to the spark  plugs in microseconds.  Fastest, hottest spark of  any outboard. So fast,  voltage doesn't have a  chance to leak away. And  Thunderbolt keeps the  engine firing smooth as silk  at all speeds from idle to  flat out.  Put that together with Perma  Gap spark plugs {Merc-  pioneered Tungsten alloy  center electrode),which are  designed to last for several  years of use, and you have  the best ignition system on  the water.  Ask any Merc owner. Or see  your Mercury dealer.'That's  where you'll wind up anyway.  See  'Our Great Outdoors?  Television Shoyr  with "Red" Fisher.  Check your local  listing.  OUTBOARDS  COMPLETE RANGE OF POWER: 4.7M*. 9.8.20.40. SO, 65.80.115. and 135 HP.  Smilty's Boat Rentals & Marina  GIBSONS ��� 8W-77U  Sechelt Chain Saw Centre Ltd.  Cowrie S^ SECHELT 885-9626  Coho Marina Resort  MADEIRA PARK ��� Phone 8S3-2248 NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER  FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  ADMIRAL  RUGS & FURNITURE  SALES & SERVICE  To all Makes  Phone 886-2280  PAUL  ST. PIER RE, MP  concept  know it.:  of   parliament   as  we Coast News, April 14, 1971.       7  DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS  MACKENZIE  ELECTORAL DISTRICT     -  A petition has been received  to change the name of White  Road in the~ vicinity off Roberts  Creek to Beach Avenue.  Any objection to this change  should be submitted1 in writing  to the undersigned by April 30,  1971.  If there are no objections by  that time the name will then  be changed.  ���W. M. Underwood:  District Superintendent  for: Minister of Highways.  Dated: March 29, 1971.  1690 Main Street,  North Vancouver,  British Columbia.  NAVIGABLE WATERS  PROTECTION ACT  R.S.C. 1952 - Chapter 193  f Point Grey Towing Company  Ltd. hereby gives notice that  they have, under Section 7 of the  r said Act, deposited with the Min-  �� ister of Transport, at Ottawa  and in the office of the District  Registrar oif the Land Registra-  ; tion District of Vamcouver at  Vancouver, Province of British  Co-umbia, a description of the  site and the plan of a stiff leg.  boom and mooring buoys proposed to be established in Howe  Sound to the west of Lots 6117  and 7177, Group 1, New Westminster District, Province of  British Columbia.  And take notice that after the  expiration of one month from  the date of the publication of  tMs notice Point Grey Towing  Company Ltd. will under section  7 of the said Act apply to the  Minister of Transport for approval of the said site and plan.  Dated this 7th day of April 1971.  [   -���M. J. Rogers, Agent.  It being almost as difficult to  -see East and West in this nation, there are probably few  British Columbians who know of  Steve Otto, the Liberal MP from  York East, Toronto.  In the house, Steve is well  known. He run�� a business, three  days' of each week, in Toronto,  but for the other four days attends with unusual faithfulness  to commons, seated,/often, beside mounds of form letters to  constituents which he signs' ih-  . dividuaUy.  "You may think they can't  tell a printed signature from a  real: one, but they do. There's  a difference."  A Manitoba boy, graduate of  the School of Architecture, University of Manitoba and later of  Osigoode Hall's Law school at  Toronto. Avocations: construction, manufacturing, ' imports,  law, mining and politics, not ne-  ceissiarily in that order. When he  entered Parliament in 1962, he  was, as he puts it, fairly wealthy. He is now less wealthy,"but  not applied for a tin cup, even  at the advanced age of 49.  Steive was a strong critic of  the Pearson liberal' government  and is frequently less than humble in his attitude to Mr. Tru-  For Real Estate on the  K CR0$jpr  Sunshine Coast  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons ������ 886-2481  NOTICE  R. S. Rhodes  Doctor of Optometry  204 Vancouver Block  ~ Vancouver, B.C. v  Announces he will be in SecheH  MONDAY, April 19  For an appointment "for eye examination phone  Sechelt Beauty Parlor 885-2818  If anyone desires any adjustment or repair to their  present glasses I will be pleased to be of service  Notice  Sunshine Coast Regional District  WATER USERS  ROSAMUND ROAD AREA  The wafer will be shut off in the Rosamund Road area  on Thursday, April 15  from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon  G. DIXON, Supt.  .  COA5T-CHJLCOTIN  deau's. His affection appears to  be devoted to the house; where  he sits long and speaks often.  During the near interminable  debate on the government reorganization bill, Steve felt a  speech bubbling through his  teeth and on March 31, delivered  himself of one, parts of which"  are here reproduced.  Mr. Otto: "Mr. Chairman, I  have heard a most impassioned  plea in defence of parliament by  both the right hon. member for  Prince Albert and the hon. member for Nanaimo-Cowichan-The  Islands. They defended an institution which has been obviously  threatened by this bill, an institution that is really "a ghost. It  does not exist any longer.'. .  "... it is not the government  : that destroys Parliament and it  is not really the opposition.  'It is a group of circumstances which has made Parliament  that institution which these hon.  members think it is. I have only  devoted a short time to this institution, but I can see why  these hon. members who have  devoted a lifetime to it have  such great alfeiotion for parliament. It is a parliament of Alice  in Wonderland. . .  "I do not see that, this bill is  such a great threat.  "Indeed the whole tenor of  the speech made by the right  hon. gentleman from Prince Albert and the hon. member for  Nanaima-Cowichan-The Islands  was that if. the creation of these  ministries was (by separate bills  in. this house then somehow the  House, of Commons would have  .some power. Probably since the  day of Pitt the Younger, parliament ha�� not had any power except the power to delay.  "It is the delay that has discredited parliament in the eyes  of the Canadian people.  "The pariiaimentary institution   ;  was well suited to a very quiet  agricultural country. >  "Canada is not the place for  the old type of parliament, we  have to get things moving quickly and cannot be sedentary about  policies.  'Therefore, between  the  idiosyncrasies   of   this   parliament^  which. Hon.; geriti'emen opposite*"  so staunchly defend and the real  -  .facts of life in this country, we  have to devise some new forms.  "I  think  the prime minister  himself when .first   elected   as  .  leader of the Liberal party said  there was  too much power in  the administration. But it-is no  wonder when one ��� minister has  six  or  seven  different departments to handle.  "I do not, say that this bill  be perfectly right, but at least it  if we make no changes whatso-  is an attempt to recognize that  ever we will disappear. Not only  will the power which parliament  may or may not have disappear,  but our purpose in the minds of  the people will disappear.  "Unfortunately, democrocy itself is put to the fore.  "When the people of Canada  question our position, they also  question democracy.  "The danger is that if we lower ourselves in the eyes of the  people, what happens to democracy?  ". . . To say now that this par- ���  liaiment is something other than  what it really is, is putting it  over on the people of Canada, in  reality joining them with this  kind of Alice in Wonderland attitude toward parliament instead  of facing facts arid telling ourselves we have got to change.  "The chances are hat parliament as we know it will disappear.  "The chances are that parlia-  not adopt the republican system.  I think there is a good chance  that we will come to some compromise which will give us the  best of the two worlds, and in  which the people of Canada will  indeed have representatives who  speak for them.  "With all respect, let me repeat that all of the arguments -  I have heard are very good historical arguments and could1 be  the basis of debate for many  days. But when we come to the  real meat of this section, surely that has nothing to do with it  except that it is an attempt by  the government to make some  changes from time to time.  "If hon.   gentlemen  opposite  have any private ideas, then we  would welcome them.  "But let them not say, throw  the bill out simply because it  does not fit into the old, ghostly  ATHLETIC GRANTS  Educational grants-in-aid of  up to $2,000 each in value will be  available to more than 60 B.C.  athletes from the $1 million  grant program announced by  National Health and Welfare  Minister John Munro. Educational grants are available to  student athletes with internation  al and national competitive experience including such events  as Canada Games and the Arctic Games, says grants-in-aid co-  chairman Dr. Robert Hindmarch  Applicants seeking information  should contact their school,  sports governing body in British  Columbia or the B.C. Sports  Federation at 1200 West Broadway (736-9751).  y\  BIG SAVINGS ON 1ST  QUALITY INTERIOR PAINTS  "W^**'***V*0**v_  Wm  ���jvsi  l1&  ,{<.-  ���S-SNSRAt.   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SALE ENDS APRIL 21  ML PAINT  TWIN CREEK  Lumber & Building Supply Ltd,  SS6-2808 ���.. - ^      ^~'>7'   -.  ��emcee  'tfg Let The People Praise Thee, O God  ANGOCAN7-  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  9 a.m., 4th and 5th Sunday  Holy Communion  11 auanu, Sunday School  11:15 a.m., 1st and 3rd Sundays  Holy Co___mu_i_pra  2nd and 5th Sundays, Mattins  4th Sunday, Famrily Service  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek -  9:30 a,m., 2nd Sunday  Holy Communion  2:30 p.m., 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday  Evensong  4th Sunday, Family Service  UNITED  Gibsons United Church  11:15 a.m,, Divine Service  9:30 a.m., ^Wilson Creek  2:30 p.m., Roberts Creek  PORT MELLON  1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays  9:15 a.m, Rev. R. D. Morgan  2nd and 4th Sundays  7:30 p.m., Rev. Jim Williamson.  Blake C. Alderson, D.C.  CHIROPRACTOR  Post Office Building, Sechelt  TUES.. WED., THURS., FRI.  10:30 ��� 5:30  SATURDAY 9:30 - 1:M  Phone  Office 885-2333���Res. 88S-2321  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 Trad, Sechelt  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  11:15 a.m., Worship Service  ROMAPT CATROLJC SERVICES  St. Mary's Church  Rev. D. Kenny  Holy Thurs., Mass,  9 a._n.  Good Fi-diay, Stations of the  Cross, 7 p.m.  Easter Sunday, Mass 11 a.m.  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member P.A.O.C.  886-9970  Highway and Martin Road  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Service 7:00 p._n.  Wed., Bible Study & Prayer  7:30 p.m.  Fri., Family Night Service  ; Rev. B. J. With  GLAD TIDINGS  Gower Point Road  886-206Q  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  Morning Worship. 11 am.  WITH CHOIR AND SPECIALS  EVENING SERVICE, 7 p.m.  Testimony and Exhortation  Tuesday      Service 7:00  With once a month Special  Evangelistic Service  PENINSULA  Photographers  ���   WEDDINGS  ���   PORTRAITS  ���   PASSPORTS  ���   COMMERCIAL  With the use of special' portable backdrops and lighting, portraits, family groups, babies, passports, etc., are done in the  privacy of your home, if sp dlpsired. This makes possible a  change of clothes antf adjustments to hair and make up, if  needed. Sittii-gs ganged) by appointment. Samples of photo-  graiphic work shown on request  C. ABBtWTHY ��WI 88fr?3M  BUY DIRECT FROM MILL  $0 DOWN  Terms Available  CUT ALL SIZES. TIMBER AND PLANK  DIMENSIONAL LUMBER AND PLYWOOD  ALL SIZES OF ROOF DECKING  2 x 4 STUDS - No. 2 and BETTER FIR  Per M. *P X 38  2 x 6 - Ho. 2 and BETTER FIR  R-L Per M.  $141  2 x 10 - No. 2 and BETTER FIR  Per M.  $158  4 x 8 x 5X8 STANDARD Grade  T and G PLYWOOD  Each  $6.29  PRICES INCLUDE CARTAGE  TO YOUR JOB SITE  Local Phone, (E^sX 886-7036  OR  Call Vancouver 321-2388  Trans Pacific Mills  LTD.  1349 Mitchell Road, Richmond, B.C.  8       Coast News, April 14/ 1971.  Regional letter  (Continued from Page 1)  streetlights, libraries, community centres!, etc, then obviously  extension is the answer, recognizing of course, that these items  have to be paid for; some  through an overall tax levy applied throughout the municipality and others such as local services, paid directly by those requiring and receiving them, by  frontage tax. Most of these services with the probable exception of blacktopph-g can be provided by the Regional District  on a specified area basis.  As an example, several built  up areas in the district now have  street lighting and an organized  garbage collection service using  this means. Briefly, if you want  many services and sense of participation in a community and1  are prepared to contribute to it  then boundary extension is to  your advantage; if you want the  minimum of essential services  then these can be provided by  the Regional District and it  would be to your advantage to  remain as you are.  2. Why does the VilHage of  Gibsons wish to extend its boundaries at a time when it appears  to be unable to service fully, the  area is already has?  I cannot answer this question  in the form submitted.  A partial answer is: The village is endeavoring to operate  its water utility in such a manner that will provide the best  service at low rates to its cus-  tofmers the majority of whom  are within the village boundaries. It does not wish to expend  money at this; time on the utility and thereby, presumably, in*-  cur an increase in rates. The  village also has a comparatively  long section of watermain ^nd  other lines' outside its i^undariies  in an area of increasing growth  and demand. It therefore naturally wishes to obtain, full control  over these lines pa^icularly as  they also carry the basic gravity  supply to the municLpaility. _\h-  other factor is that a utility operated by a municipality outside  its boundaries is subject io regulation by the Public Utilities  Commissiion (The Public Utili-;  ties Act does not apply to a. Regional District.)  3. What effect will the prp*-  posed expansion have on the  rates and taxes of the area concerned?  There would be an increase in  the amount of local taxes paid  as the  "municipal costs"  providing for n^unicipal services are  higher than the "outside area''  costs: which pyovidie for provincial and regional services. The  ���present   difference   is   about   2  mills  in favor of the  "outsidie  area.".Hq,wever, when a municipality  expands and its popula  tion rises it is mandatory for it  to  change   its   status.   Gibsons  coulld,   depending   on   the   cir-  cuimistances,   become   either   a  town or a district municipality  and when this occurs additional  services now provided and paid  for by the provincial _^ernment  became the responsibility of the  ^municipality.     Some     sservices  such as welfare and policihg atfe  quite expensive to operate and  produce substantial increases in  the mill rate.  4. Where \ are the proposed  new boundaries of the Village to  'be?  The Gibsons; Council answer  to this is hot very clear in re?  gard to Henry Road. I. would  presume that the answer means  they wQuld; apply the same principle on Henry Road to that on  Reed Road and put the dividing  line down, the centre. This creates prpbl^pis.in servicing in the  provision of utilities, road maintenance, street lighting, drainage, sidewalks, etc.  5. Would the residents of the  area be eligible to run for office  at the next election oif council?  ���Providing the village, following quickly upon the expansion  takes action under the provisions of Section 45 of the Municipal Act it should be possible for  qualified electors in the new  area to run for office. Section-  45, however, states in part "a  sup-tern entary list of electors'  shall be prepared by the Clerk  as soon as conveniently may be  after the extension." There is,  therefore no guarantee that the  Kst will be prepared in time to  obtain quialiification. The problem here is that candidates for  office are required to have their  names on the current voters list  and either on that of the previ  ous year or ona supplementary  list prepared under Section 45.  I think that it would be reasonable to assume that if boundary extension took place prior  to the end:>of;yVl^u^<tth^..'.Uie''mu-  nicipaiity could ''conveniently"  prepare the supplementary list  which would almost immediately  be followed by the regular list  thus permitting persons in the  newly acquired area to be nominated for office. After the end  of August owners and residents  in the new area would appear  on the voters list and be able to  vote but not run for office until  the following year.  6.   Would the village of Gib-study all regulatory bylaws  of  sons make any changes as re-  gairds the peeping of livestock  if the expansion took place?  You will note the village council answer to this question. However Section 28 of the Municipal  Act reads as. follows:  "In the case an addition is  made to. the areia' of a municipality, th*e by-laws and resolution of the municipality to which  the addition is mad,e extend to  the.^djditionpL are^i and! continue  in force until al|e*re(i or repealed by the, Cpunicil." It would,  therefore, appear, to be wise to  a municipality beforehand.  Enclosed with this letter for  easy reference is a copy of the  Village of Gibsons reply to your  enquiries.  You   will   appreciate  that for the sake pf brevity it is  not possible to quote all references to the Municipal Act in full  or give complete ir^oranation on  .-���some'-of- the matters raised. If  you do require further information and if I can be of any further assistance to  you,   please  let me know.  ���'���-Gharies F. Gooding,  Secretary 4rea surer.  'S WHERE THE  30 DAY 100% POWER TRAIN WARRANTY OH AU RK0NDHI0WED UHIT5  1966 FORD GALAXIE 500 2 dr. H.T.  V8, A.T., Radio  New Tires _.___:____.  1966 METEOR 10 pass. St. Wagon  V8, Std. Trans., Radio  Dual Tailgate .__._'.  1966 VOLKSWAGEN 1300 Deluxe  Radio  Neat and Clean ________  1968 CHEVROLET IMPALA 2 dr. H.T.  V8, Automatic, Power  Steering & Brakes _���___.  1962 CHEVY II Stahon Wagon  6 cyl.  Std. Transmission ______  1969 (HV0Y EPIC SL 4 dr. Sedan  New Tires   . ���;��..  Very   Clean   __________  1963 OLDSMOBIIE 4 dr. Sedan  V8, Autpn^atic, Power  Steering & Brakes   1964 MtTWR 4 dr. Sedan  V8 EJngiiie  Automatic Trans   1963 PLYMOUTH FURY III 4 dr. Sedan  V8, Automatic^ Power  Steering & Brakes, Radio  1970 MAZDA 1500 NLUXE 4 dr. Sedan  Radio, Wood Paneling  4 New Tires ___! ���_���  1968 CHRYSLER NEWPORT 4 dr. Sedan  Vot A. 1.,  Jr.e*.,  Ir.i5.y~  Radio, Vinyl Top ______  1964 00D6E P0LARA 2 dr. Hardtop  V8,  Automatic,  P.S.,  P.B., Radio   1965 PLYMOUTH FURY It 4 dr. Sedan  V8, Automatic    .  Good Tires   1961 VAUXHALL VICTOR  4 dt. Sedan   1965 CHEVROLET IMPALA Super Sport  V8, Automatic  Console, Buckets :__.  1969 VAUXHALL VIVA 2 dr  Hi Performance Engine  New Tires   Firestone Tires,  1968 PONTIAC 4 dr. Sedan  V8 Engine, Automatic  Radio ___- ��� __.________-  1956 FORD 4 dr. Sedan  Outstanding  Running Condition ___���____.  1968 CHEVROLET 4 dr. Sedan  Big 6 cyl.  Automatic  Trans.   __-_.  1963 FORD COUNTRY SEDAN St. Wagon  V8, Automatic  A-l Unit���   1969 DODGE P0LARA 4 dr. Sedan  V8, Automatic, Power  Steering &' Brakes -*.-__������_  1963 LAND ROVER St. Wagon  With Wnch,,.::,_,.-.,  and Balloon Tires���--  1969 PLYMOUTH FURY 111 4 dr.  V8, A.T., Power Steering  & Brakes, Radio _______  1967 MERCURY F2S0 % Hn Pkkup  & 1971 VAHGUARD 9V_' CAJfl>��  V8, Automatic  Camper is  New ���������  1970 PLYMOUTH Sport Sulwban St. Wgn.  Loaded with Extras  10,000Miles -._���_ .-L:ll  1969 VOLKSWAGEN VAN Deluxe  Low Mileage  Lady Owned -____���___1  1965 MERCURY 1 ton Flat Deck  43,000 Miles, V8  4 Speed ______________1  1967 FAIRUNE GT 2 dr. Hardtop  V8, Automatic, Immaculate Condition, with  Tape Deck & Radio  Lots of Extras __ __.  m  $1695  $125  1971 MAZDA Pickup Truck  5,000 Miles  Radio  $1795  1966 CHEV Vi Ton Pickup  6 Cyl. Std.  Positraction ,____._______,  1968 GMC V2 Ton Pickup  6 Cyl. Standard  Positraction   Condensors, Coils  PRICED SO LOW WE CANNOT ADVERTISE PRICE  COME IN and COMPARE PRICES  USED TIRES   Used Wheels  LOTS OF TREAD LEFT  8862237  - LOW  ENTERPRISES Ltd.  GIBSONS. B.C- SUNSHINE COAST DIRECTORY  Coast News, April 14, 1971.  9  Welcome to the  Floorshine Coast  HOWE SOUND  JANITOR SERVICE  Specialists in Cleaning  Floor Waxing, Spray buffing  and Window Cleaning  RUG SHAMPOOING  Phone 886-7131, Gibsons'  UPHOLSTERY  HAL & MAY AUBIN  Samples brought to your home  Livingroom furniture a specialty  Phone 885-9575  DUBE CONSTRUCTION  GENERAL BUILDING  and Repair Work  Specializing in Cabinet  and Finishing Work  AU Work Guaranteed  Phone 886-2019  G&WDRYWAU  Experienced Drywall  Acoustic & Textured Ceilings  FREE ESTIMATES  FAST SERVICE  Phone 8S4-5315  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 S86-7017 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  TASflLA SHOP  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 Lfd.  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 TIRES?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on  Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  STUCCO  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRY  GAMBIA CONSTRUCTION  FRANK FRITSCH  886-9505, Box 522, Gibsons  GIBSONS MARIN! SERVICE Lfd.  at ESSO MARINE  Boat Hauling  Gas, Diesel Repairs, Welding  EVINRUDE SALES  O.M.C. Parts and Service  Phone 886-7411  A. and D.  BUILDING CONTRACTORS  Roberts Creek  Phone 886-9825  RICHARD F. KENNETT  NOTARY PUBLIC  Ph. 888-2481  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons  We pay highest cash prices  for furniture  2nd hand items of all kinds  THE RENTAL SHOP'S  Second Hand Store  885-2848 anytime  FOR  Cycle Sales and Service  SEE  NUTSlBOra^  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  Phohe 886-7193  Phone 886-2808  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES Lfd.  Everything for your building  needs  Free estimates  i  LAND   SURVEYING  ROY & WAGENAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  GIBSONS HEATING  Serving Sunshine Coast  All types of heating  and hot water  installations and service'  CaU JACK CURRIE  Phone 886-7380  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  HARDWOOD, SPECIALISTS  Custom Designed Furniture  Kitchen and bathroom  cabinetry  Remodelling  R. BIRKIN  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  Phone 886-2551  ACTON ELECTRIC LTD.  RESIDENTIAL  INDUSTRIAL  MARINE WIRING  ELECTRIC HEAT  LINEWORK  886-7244  CLIFFS BOATS  & ACCESSORIES LTD.  BOAT SALES  Pleasure and Commercial  FISHING SUPPLIES  CLIFF  OLSEN  Ph. 885-9819 ��� Res. 885-9400  Benner Block Box 324  Sechelt Sechelt  CANADIAN PROPANE  Serving the Sunshine Coast  with reliable and economical  Cooking, Heating and Hot Water  FREE ESTIMATES  Box 684,  Sechelt  Phone 885-2360  HANSEN'S TRANSFER 1M.  Serving  the  Sunshine. Coast  General Freight from  Vancouver to all points  Heavy Hauling  Furniture Moving  Warehouses: Gibsons 886-2172  Sechelt 885-2118  MACK'S NURSERY  Sunshine Coast Highway  Shrubs,  Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  Phone  886-2684  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Lfd.  Household Moving & Storage  7 7"    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  BILL McPHEDRAN  Electrical Contractor  Free Estimates  886-7477  ^^ M/T CONSTRUCTION  ������PSmI'.    general &  electrical contractors  On the Sunshine Coast  Mike Thomas ��� 886-7495  Write Box 709,  Gibsons, B.C;  VILLAGE STORE  GIBSONS  Phone 886-7460  Always a fresh stock of  Groceries, Meats, Confectionery  SHOP FROM 10 to 10  7 DAYS A WEEK  SIC0TTE BULLDOZING Lfi  * LAND CLEARING  * ROAD BUILDING  * CRANE and GRADER  SERVICE  Phone 886-2357  PENINSULA STUCCO  & DRY WALL  All kinds of Cement Work  Phone Albert Ronnberg 886-2996  KB 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  ��� All 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 Lfd.  Gibsons  ESSO  OIL FURNACE  No Down Payment ��� Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  for Free Estimates call 886-2728  EXPERT REPAIRS  TO  ��� AUTOMATIC WASHERS  ��� AUTOMATIC  DRYERS  ��� DISHWASHERS  Factory Trained on all Makes  also  VACUUM CLEANERS  NUTS   &   BOLTS  Ph. 886-2838  PENINSULA 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 886-2894  At  the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERVICE Lfd.  Machine   Shop  Arc & Acty Welding  Steel   Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  Phone 886-7721  Res.  886-9956  Iuhv came?  mmmmH  w  �����    i'-j-_a----��wWBiiB_^w_-la "    '  <*cs__����*  Point of law  (By   a   Practicing Lawyer)  If the parents of a child marry after the child is born, th|e  child is automatically legitimized and no legal proceeding or  coiiirt ordler is necessary. The  necessary name registration can  be done through the registrar of  vital statistics. This is provided  for in the -Legitimacy Act. A  number of interesting questions  20 Years Experience  FACE STONE, BRICK  BLOCK, FIREPLACE  FLOWER PLANTERS  Free Estimates  Guaranteed Workmanship  Box 259 Gibsons, B.C.  Jfalaron Jparm  HORSEMEN ��� Excellent  facilities available to you for  boarding and riding  Individual paddocks  Also registered blood siock  for sale  R.R. 2, Gibsons  886-7729  EATON'S BUY-LINE  CALL 886-7515  Gilbsons, B.C.  SECHELT BEAUTY SALON  Mary M. Harvey  WIGS FOR ALL OCCASIONS  Cowrie  St.,   Seohelt        885-2818  1 HR  COIN OP DRYCLEANERS  SAVES TIME & MONEY  Sunnycrest Plaza  next to Royal Bank  886-2231  PRECAST CONCRETE  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations ��� Drainage  Waterlines, etc.  Business Phone 886-2231  Home  phone 886-9579  TRAIL BAY CARTAGE  PHONE ANYTIME  885-2848  W. PHILIP GORDON  CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT  Room 208, Harris Block  Gibsons  Ph. Bus. 886-2714; Res. 886-7567  (Copyright)  have  arisen  dealing  with  this  subject.  Q. My parents were living in  a common law mairiaige when I  was born but when I was about  three years old they got married but then when I was 18  they got divorced. Am I illegitimate?  A. There is no such- thing as  a comtmon law marriage by  British Columbia law. When  your parents married, you became legitimate and the effect  of marriage was retroactive so  as to make you legitimate" from  the time of your birth. The divorce has no effect on your status oif legitimacy. .  Q. The court said my parents' marriage was voidable and  the marriage was annulled. I'm  told this means they never were  really m__cried so does that  make me illegitimate?  A. If a so-called marriage is  declared void, it is said to have  never really been a marriage.  You would expect that any children of that marriage might be  decLared illegitimate but such is  not the case. The law provides  that children of a voidable marriage that has1 been declared  void, continue to be legitimate  notwithstanding  tha annulment.  Q. When my parents married, my father was already married and when my mother discovered this she, got the marriage annulled. Does that make  me illegitimate?  A. You will be considered  legitimate from birth, if your  parents' marriage was registered or recorded according to the  practice in the location where  they were married or if your  parents reasonably believed that  their marriage was valid. If you  are unsure about your 'status  you should consult a lawyer and  have him look into the ciroum-  staraces of your father's prior  marriage as well as the second  marriage.  Q. My father was reported  missing during the last war and  he never returned' so my mother  got a presumption of death certificate for him and remarried.  They had a child a year latter  and then my long lost father  turned up. Is the child illegitimate since my father is alive  and claims' my mother is still  his wife.  A. No, if the facts are exactly as you have related them  the fact that your father who  had been presumed dead, finally turned up alive, does not  make the child of your mother's  second marriage illegitimate.  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  AL'S USED FURNITURE  Gibsons ��� 886-28121 St. Aidans A.C.W.  ST.GEORGES DAY TEA  FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2 - 4 p.m.  PARISH HALL,  ROBERTS CREEK  HEARREV-B-B0NTKES ��f wyc,iffe Bible Trans|a|ors  at 11:15 a.m. in Sechelt Baptist Church, and  at 3 and 7 p.m. in Calvary Baptist Church, Gibsons  SPRING BOWLING  Join Now  MIXED ��� APRIL 20  LADIES ��� APRIL 21  STARTS 8 o'clock  For Information Phone 886-2086  E & M BOWLADROME  886-7112  886-7112  Ken de Vries  FLOOR COVERINGS Ltd.  1659 Sunshine Coast Highway at Wyngaert Road, Gibsons  VWYL (USHWK HOOft by 6JLF.  6 Patterns, 12 ft. wide. No Wax. just Mop. Easy to Install.  We will instruct you to make a perfect rt* *��^ _G?#\  job. OUR LOW PRICE .per sq. yd. ^>3o_}V  TO CLEAR _ 5 DIFFERENT PAT1BBIS  12 FT. WIDE LINOLEUM, Vinyl Surface  WAS $1.95 sq. yd. NOW J sq. yd.  $1.25  iDffl>, RICH MULTI COLORED SM** A-=rila�� ��-��>"*  with %" thick foam rubber backing. Ideal for Bedroom,  Rec. Rooms, etc. Jg '��� ny g*  9 ft. wide -_-._' -��� sq. yd. TP���__-��������#  OZITE CARPET w*tJl Tubt>er *���*<���*��� In stock. 4 colors  Copper, Seaspray, Moss Green, Golden      ^JS)   ��_PV  12 ft. wide sq. yd. *p3*OU  b '         OZITE without rubberfor loutsMe use-In stock. 5 colors.  Golden, Seaspray, Copper, Moss Green     ti_^*"l   ^\_CT  Ruby Red. 6 ft. wide sq. yd. iJ}Jm iVj  CELANESE SORT SHAG CARPET ��� FL00RSH0W  Made of Propylon. One color only ��� Sherry-Moss.  Suggested Retail $12.95 sq. yd. (flft  OCT  We will install this carpet for only Zpl \Jmir-J1  Installed price means: Carpet, Underpad, Labor, Doortrim  B OWL ING    OES iristals worthy matron  E & M BOWLADROME  High scores for the week:  Evelyn Prest 705, Bonnie McConnell   259.   Hugh   Iniglis   866  <314>-   ,������.  Gibsons A: Playoff (5 games):  Winners (5566) Paddy Richardson, Gene Yablonski,, Marlene  Bjorn'son, Bob Bjonrson, Eric  May.  Runners Up: (5478) Virginia  Reynolds, Freeman Reynolds,  Carol McGivern, Bill McGivern,  Frank Nevens.  Teachers: Dave Hopkin 261,  Bonnie McConnell 636 (227, 259),  Dan Weinhandl 265, Art Holden  624, Linda Williams 602, Ron  Evans 664, Brad MacKenzie 631  (253).  Thurs. Nite: Evelyn Prest 705  (228, 258), Keith Johnson 624  (273), Red Day 611, Dan Weinhandl 648, Art Holden 669, Mavis  Stanley 665 (234, 238), Hugh Inglis 866 (276, 276, 314).  Juniors (2 games): Gary Sluis  320 (174), Deborah Hall 411 (199,  212), Bruce Green 379 (177, 202),  Graeme Wdnn 274, Mark Weinhandl 390 (202, 188), Randi Hansen 265 (153), Cindy Myslicki  285, John Sleep 372 (197, 175),  Elin Vedoy 301 (152), John Volen 336 (188)1, Paul Scott 494  (253, 241), Glenn Beaudry 373  (203, 170).  Kay Wells work  in art exhibit  An exhibit of the work of the  pupils of Mrs. Kay Wells will be  held from April 14 to 24 in tlhe  Gallery Shop in Seichelt. There  will be landscapes and seascapes  in oil and some flower studies.  As it is interesting to follow the  progress of students over the  years, the exhibit will be well  worth the visit.  The Gallery ha�� recently been  redecorated and the volunteer  staff is pleased to have the peo-  'pffie of the Sunshine Coast ���. see  some of the many arts and!  crafts' of residents in a pleasant  setting.  A new selection of the ipottery  of Marguerite. MteLellan which  has been so popular in the past,  is also on display. Hours are  from 10 to 4 Wednesdays to Saturdays.. . ." ' ' .,. _   . 7"  CHINCHILLA BOARD  A   B.C.   Chinchilla   Adlvisory  board has been formed to establish and maintain a code of ethics covering the sale and adiver-  tising of chinchillas. Where there  are complaints concerning purchases or a contract, the parties   concerned are advised  to  write to B.C. Chinchilla Advisory  Board, Box 2132, New Westminster,   B.C.  The   constitution   of  the board, the code of ethics* and  the coote of ethics agreement are  available from   the   above  address.  The iboaird is  presently  preparing a pamphlet that explains the basics of the chinchilla business.  + Roll up  your sleeve  to save a life...  BE A BLOOD DONOR  FRIDAY, APRIL 16  HEALTH CENTRE, GIBSONS  1:30-4:30 & 6:30-8:30 p.m.  In an impressive ceremony at  the Masonic Hall* Thursday night  of last week, Mrs, Lorie Bryson,  of Wilson Creek, was installed as  Worthy Matron of Mt. Elphinstone Chapter No. 65, OES. The  installing officer was Mrs." Betty Wood, PM, who.was assisted  , by Mrs. Alice Hough, PM, of  Vernon.  Mrs. Bryson carried gorgeous  pink roses, the gift of her children, Kim and Brian, and she  was presented with a handsome  gavel by Mr. Jack Fisher on behalf  of ber husband.  She  was  presented with the Melville perpetual pin by the retiring Worthy Matron Mrs. Gladys Booker.  Mr. E. J. Shaw, of Davis Bay,  was installed as Worthy Patron  of the order. Other officers installed for the year are Associate Matron, Mrs. Ruth Harrison  and Associate Patron Mr. John  Harrison; Mesdames. Wilma Sim  Margaret Trueman; Elsie Carlson,   Kay  Franske   PM,   Caryl  - Cameron, Dorij? Drumimond I?M,  Bessie Shaw PM, Marjory David,   Doris. Aitchison   PM,   Lila  Head,  Margaret Hauka, Emily  Quigley   PM,   Jo  Mylroie   PM,  and Mr. Harry Mylroie, PP.  flihe worthy matron's > theme  of bluebirds, of happiness was  carried out in the corsages of  the officers.  In her retiring speech Mrs.  Gladjys Booker thanked her oififi-  cers and members for the support during her term of office  and urged their continued effort  in the work of the chaipter. Mr.  John Donnelly, retiring Worthy  Patron, also made a farewell address.  Their officers then condhncted  a charming addenda in which  flowers played a part.  Soloist Mrs. Edna Jure sang  Bliuebird oif Happiness. Mrs.  Booker's past matron's pin was  presented to her by Mrs. Zoer  Eades, PM, and . Mrs. Grace  Cumming, PM, presented the  past patron's pin to Mr. Donnelly.  The banquet room, after the  meeting, proffered an enchant-  expense  The expense of evaluating the  school district Indian integration;" program will be borne by  the federal department of Indian, affairs, R. R. Hanna, di��i-  tricit school superintendent, informed the school board at its  Thursday night meeting last  week, v        .-'������  The evaluation will be carried  out by Dr. Art More of UBC  anj&. will cover three phases over  a 7Jtwo7 year iperiod. The first  phase would be to measure attitudes and obtain base-line data.  The cost will be $1,700.  Trustee Agnes Labonte said  that as the result of the April 5  meeting when James Inkster,  well-known for his work among  Indian students', visited Elphinstone school for teacher discussion and a meeting in the Indian Band hall at Sechelt, it was  decided that future meetings  would foe open to interested  teachers.  S $ $  CASH FOR GUNS  WALT NYGREN SALE (1971)  LTD.  886-9303  ing picture. The bluebird decor,  bluebirds in flight, mounted on  silver squares decorated with  pink roses, added much to the  beauty of the bowls of sprang  flowers in which pink rises predominated. Bluebird place cards  and favors dotted the tables  which were set for 68 guests.  Out of town guests came from  Vancouver, Powell River, Langley, Hope and other points, and  included Mrs. W. Kirkham,  PGM, an honorary memlber and  frequent visitor.  It is announced that a cancer  dressing station exhibition will  be set up at the annual summer  tea in July. Members of the  local chaipter meet twice monthly to make dressings for cancer  patients and are always grateful  for donations of clean cotton or  flannelette, material, new or  used.  1Q   Coast News, April 14, 1971.  OFFICE FOR RENT  HARRIS  BLOCK  Large bright office ���^Centre of  Gibsons business area.. Inquiries  invited. Contact N. R. Harris,  Hookins Landing, Phone 886-  2861. ..���-.-",  LIVESTOCK  For sale, five sheep and one  lainib. What offers. Box 2025,  Coast News. '"  SECHELT JEWELLERS  GUARANTEED  WATCH & JEWELRY  REPAIRS  885-2421  f  _.  | Sechelt Garden Club |  1 SPRING FLOWER and ART DISPLAY (  | APRIL 17 ��� 2 to 8 pm. |  J St, Hilda's Hall, Sechelt J  jj. Tea and Plant Sale ��� Admission j Silver Collection I  KINSMEN CLUB  of Gibsons and District  GIBS0US WttTED CHURCH HAU  FRIDAY. SAIWDAY, SUNDAY, APRtl 30, MAY 1, 2  Anyone interested in displaying their hobby at this show  please call Norm Peterson, 886-2607  Fire Alarm Procedure  AIS0 INHALM0R  To placet a Call at Gibsons OR Area covered by the  Gibsons Fire Protection District:  1. Immediately dial phone number 886-2345  2. Wait for someone to answer  3. Give them (A) Location of Fire & Address  .   (8) Name of Resident Involved  (C) Extent of Involvement  (D) Your Name  4. Ensure everyone is out of the building no  matter how small the fire is.  5. Dispatch someone or yourself to nearest  roadway to dired Firemenor R.C.M.P.  VOLUNTEER FIRE SERVICES  TWICE AS MUCH FOR ONE PENNY MORE. - WATCH FOR OUR FLYER IN THE MAIL. [T    1  KRUSE DRUG STORE  GIBSONS SUNNYCREST PLAZA SECHELT  SS6-2234 886-2726 885-2238  Dependability ��� Integrity ��� Personal Service  Starts'April 15

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