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Array Provincial Library,  Victoria, B. C.  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume 24  Number 22, March 24,  1971  10c per copy  Improved liaison sought  r Declaring the liaison between  the Regional District board and  Sechelt council was not as good  as it should be, Aid. Joe Benner  maintained that the Regional  board should have explained the  .land tax to council by letter.  Thiis, would have enabled couh-  'cil .to-handle many of the cocm-  plaihtsreceived from the public.  $l0e. was of the opinion the Re-  ^ortal Dastriot reports back to  doujicil i in the past had been  scanty and that council knew lit  tle about what was going on.  Aid. Benner urged council to  write to Victoria for legal advice  as to whether the Regional board  was noting correctly. He asked  whether sucn a tax could be imposed before promised work on  the Sechelt system had been  completed.  The subject came before council when Mayor Will-am Swain,  representative for Sechelt on the  Regional board, informed council of activities at the last Re  gional b o a r d meeting. He  thought that perhaps the water  rate should be raised and the  land tax reduced. The mayor explained that the $40 land tax  was to cover improvements and  aiso to pay for the reservoir  from which Sechelt gets its"water.  Clerk Ted Ray nor said that Sechelt was included in the - Regional Board's! Letters Patent including water and the Regional  District determines its money  requirements.  Pile dav strike termed success  �����.y.\*   A     "wovcpv  Ski-ers enthralled  Sunday's beautiful weather  was not wasted by about 35 skiers and guests oif the Tetraihe  dron Ski Club on Mount Elphinstone. This view froiiri the ski  area shows Gambier Island in  the right background with Howe  Sound showing to the left of it  and in the far background,  -mountains in the Garibaldi area.  Guests in attendance for the  , opening of the newly installed  rope tow were Alderman Gerry  Dixon of Gibsons, Alderman Ben  Lang and Mrs. Lang of Seohelt,  Winston-Robinson of Gibsons  Chamber of r<&mi_nerce and;.^-  :��� resented yes of 'Mitel press.'.': ':~x: \ X.,'  The group wasmet at thejbot-*  torn of the TB \ St IC logging *oad  and7driveri; to;7t^  where they7b*trar!^ ^  level of jft��un*t ^  there they were treated to views  such as7the-above in all directions, with^^ Vancouver Is_and visible through the slight haze. Skiing conditions were excellent  with up to 15 feet of snow on  the ground. Ski club members  expect to be skiing until June.  The ski club has been trying  to get the provinlcial government to take over and repair the  logging road, , which is badly  washed out through one section,  and difficult to; negotiate even  with the sho-cat. They, have received frpni the gover-Mnent a  special use peranit covering 90  Hearing aid  acres on which they are skiing  at present, and would like better access available.  The day was only slightly marred by two mishaps, one involving Alderman Dixon, wiho has  not been on sMs for some years'.  He fortunately managed to do no  more than lose a little skin off  his nose when* he landed in the  snow face first. A more serious  accident occurred on the way  down the mountain when Wayne  Grejggain came^pyfer a slight  rise at a fair r|;te ;pf speed and  collided w-tpsaA^immp. He was  taken dp^^e* niiduntain inthe7  sno^at -and: t^ri fe; hJos^pa^.}'.  where, it was learned lie ^sv s _df- -  feripg badlyjlb^ise  -,t,-*:v<V-'<*vv- ���-'  bill passes  The provincial government  Bill 35, a Hearii.-g Aid Regulation act, received third reading  in the legislature Monday. Purpose of the bill according to  Hon. Isabel Dawson, who did a  considerable amount of work on  i't, is' to regulate the practice of  hearing aid dealers and corisul-  tantSi to provide for registraitiom,  to discipline? members and::,' to  penalize those persons practicing withpiit registration.  The measure1 calls for a board  to be set up with regitliatory  powers to examdne, license and  prohibit wherever necessary.  There are penalty clauses' included. The measure becomes  law when signed by the lieutenant-governor.  Elect Claussen  Mackenzie New Democratic  Party constituency association  annual meeting in Powell River  Dwight Hall Saturday elected  Harry Claussen of Powell River  as president, Ken Barker, Gibsons, vice-president; Don Pear-  sail, Gibsons, secretary; Stuart  Lambert, Powell River, treasurer and Don Lockstead, Vananda,  provincial council delegate..  The annual meeting went on  record-in support of the B.C.  Teachers Federation fight for  better pensions for retired teachers.  Hon: Isabel Dawson has ^announced that Powell River would  be included in the expansion".of  mental health care services and  programs pb a regional basis. V  Powell River would come under the: director of the* Mental"  Health centre at' (IkMirtenay. A  social worker has been appointed and should take up duties  around March 18. This appoint-';  ment will come under the department of rehabilitation and  social improvement and is an  addition to the social worker for  the mental health branch.  At last week's meeting of the  district school board the possible  termination of mental health travelling clinic visits was mentioned. A summary of the visits  was presented which included 32  cases, pre-school, school and  adult cases with, one case having  received seven visits and others  grading to one visit only.  The report, prepared by P. E.  Slinn, supervisor of elementary  insitrucitiion, was made with the  object of alerting the school  board to possible termination of  the clinic's services.  Idea dropped!  Bylaw control of store shopping hours has been jettisoned  by Sechelt's municipal council.  This was done at Wednesday  night's meeting last week when  Aid. Ben Lang reported the result of a poll among merchants.  He said that out of 39 checked  nine were in favor, and 30 opposed to any regulation.  Said Mayor William Swain:  "According to that they don't  want it;" Some merchants, said  there were stores just beyond  the village borders over which  council had no control. Aid. Joe  Benner promptly moved that the  matter be tabled.  GODDARD CHAIRMAN  Aid. Ken Goddard of Gibsons  has been named chairman of the  Coast Garibaldi Health Unit  board. His election occurred at  last week's meeting of the health  unit in Squamish. The next meeting wMl be held in Gibsons in  June.  YOUNGEST SKIER up tine mouri  tain.la^.Sunday was-six-year-old  Gail Wolverton,'daughter of Mr  ���" and Mrs. "'Lorhe Wolverton' of  Langdale. The newly installed  rope tow posed no probliems to  her, and she seemed to be the  most frequent user during "the  afternoon. When it came time to  go home, she ware not going to  ridef the siio-cat down, but insisted on skiing down the road  with her father.  Guides enrolled  Previous to a Thinking Day  service late in February, five  girls were enrolled in the 2nd  Gibsons Guide Company, Cindy  Beaudry; Lynn Wheeler, Janet  Dupuis, Janet MacKay and Colleen Hoops. On the same evening, a Cooker's badge was awarded to Vaiima Dupuis. a Hostess badge to Barbara Meredith,  Collectors -badges to Heather  ���Reid and Rebecca McKinnon  and Geraldine Fyles received  her Swimmers badge.  Summer swimming came ear-  . ly for 19 girls from' the 2nd Company on March 13. The girls, together with leaders Mrs. E. Mac  Kay and Mrs. J. Smethurst, arrived at Lord Jim's Lodge at  10:15 a.m. and, accompanied by  life guards Denise littlejohn  and Gloria Fyles. jumped wbole-  heartedilly into the pool. The sun  shone brightly throughout their  swim, sauna,, lunch and hike and.  then lured them all back to the  pool before their departure at  3:15 p.m. These girls and others  like them know how lucky they  are to have the leaders! to make  trips like this possible.  Civic gallery  Gibsons municipal hall council chamber now' contains pictures of four of council's chairmen, covering the years from  1952 to 1969. .'���-..���-  The oldest is that of Chairman  James Drummond who served  from 1952 to 1956. Next comes  Chairman A. E., Ritchey, covering the period from 1956 to 1965.  Chairman Wes Hodgson served  from 1965 to 1967 and- Chairman  Fred Feeney who became Gibsons first mayor, serving in 1968  and 1969. It was on Jan. 1, 1969  that chairmen were delegated as  mayors.  7 ;:Jt7wasn't aU sore feet on the  teachers' picket line on Friday.  There was coffee and doughnuts  and a friendly greeting brought  (by Mrs. Cloe Day, a retired Elphinstone  instructor,  to pickets  -in the Gibsons-Sechelt-Langdale  areas.  ��� , The one-day teachers' strike  against the provincial government brought" out some 23;000  teachers in the province. The  strike was to protest the inadequate pensions presently provided to retired teachers. Locally,  better than 98% of the teachers  honored the strike call and  marched quietly with their placards in front of local schools1, a  Sechelt    Teachers    Association  -press release said. ���.:.,'��������  Highlights of the teachers' activities during the day included  the picket duty, a public rally  in Sechelt, and distribution of  information leaflets in the community.  The public rally held in the  Sfechelt Legion Hall drew close  of  ^tV 100 teachers" and:  4. the. public. Mr. Stan Trueanah;  a former teacher at Elphinstone,  told the teachers in the audience, "It is a wonderful thing  you aire doing today, and it is  not for yourselves, but for the  teachers already retired. Speaking for retired' teachers^ I would  iMfce to thank you: all from the  bottom of my heart."  Strong support and greetings  to the association were brought  by Mr. Fred Corley, president of  Local 297, Pulp and Sulphite[Union, and executive member of  the B.C. Federation of Labor. He  said Local 297 had passed a  strong resolution pledging sup-  iport to "both facets of your  -fight ��� your struggle for a better pension deal and the government's threat to enact open shop  clauses against the BCTF." He  warned of the possibility that the  attack on the teachers' union  shop was "but the opening  wedge in an attempt to make  B.C. an open shop province and  that the. unity of all those so  threatened could stop it."  Mr. Bill Allester, representative from the BCTF, in remarks  to the rally, reviewed the pension fight. He told of ten years  For men too!  What the well-dressed man  will look like will be a part of  the Centenmd/ai '71 Port Mellon  Hospital Auxiliary's fashion  show Monday, March 29 starting  at.8 p.m. in Pdrt Mellon's Community Hall.  The well-dressed man will be  secondary to the main theme,  that of the latest in spring and  summer wear for those who aspire to be the well-dressed woman;  There will also be a glamorous  display of furs which should  tickle the fancy of those who are  partial to that which is luxurious. There will be refreshments  and* during the intermission  there will be music by the Backwoods Brass.  MENTIONED ON CBC  "3>urrng a recent CBC Second  50's show which dwells on events  among pensioners the Coast  News story coverirug the 971th  birthday of Mr. Fred Kirkham  of Gibsons was read to whicih  were added congratulations for  Mr.   Kirkham   from   the   CBC  of fruit'less attempts to get the  government to negotiate with the  teachers. Failure brought the  BCTF to the striking point.  Mrs. Eileen Glassford and  Mrs. Cloe Day, both retired  teachers, thanked them for their  efforts. 7  Mr. John Burnside, president  of the STA stated at the end of  the day's activities, "The strike  A Coast News feature  was a success. Pickets, picket  captains, and STA executive  functioned smoothly in a manner  that did honor to teachers in the  district. The provincial government must now act to improve  the pensions of those teachers  already retired."  And, in the midst of all this,  the kids had a warm spring holiday!  iJJ*M_B_pi*w_��*P"����,*1"fl��f����^^  Teachers must pay, too!  School boards in B.C. will have  to pay $2 million a year to the  federal government as employers' premiums for unemployment insurance for teachers, and  the money will have to come  from taxes raised for education  in the province.  Boards must pay $86.63 a year  for each of the province's 23,000  teachers ���-: a total premium of  $1,999,249. Teachers will pay  their own premiums.  The federal government's new  unemployment insurance act,  which added teachers to the list  of contributors, was given first  reading March 10. The bill is  expected to get second reading,  go through committee study and  be passed on April 1 ��� April'  Fool's Day. Jim Killeen, presi-  . dent of the B.C. Teachers' Federation, said his organization is  opposed to the new legislation.  Killeen said that a particularly frightening aspect of the legislation was that the federal  government is now taking over  many of the decisions in education, a field exclusively that of  the provinces under the BNA  Act.  Among them. Section 58 transfers to the federal1 government  the decision on whether a teacher has been justly or unjustly  fired from his job and gives the  federal authority the responsibility to define a working day or  working week for teachers and  to determine the beginning and  end of a stoppage of work.  Under Section 58, the federal  government will rule when an interruption of earnings occurs,  thus defining the length of the  school year.  Section 41 gives the federal  government the authority to decide if a teacher was justified in  quitting his- job or if a school  board was justified in firing a  teacher. ���  If a teacher loses his job because of a labor dispute, he will  not receive benefits until the  labor dispute is ended, according to Section 44.  Ambulance plan  An ambulance service for Gibsons is now under study by  members of council. The subject  came up at council's last meeting when Cunningham's Ambulance service at Halfmoon Bay  offered to supply the village  with a service at $1 per head of  population.  Aldermen argued that a Halfmoon Bay ambulance was quite  a distance from Gibsons and  could not see how it would be  effective. Cunningham's are now  servicing Seohelt at a cost of  $600 through an arrangement  with council. Discussion ended  with the dedision of Gibsons  council to look into the matter.  All municipal councils receive a  grant for ambuliance service  from the provincial government.  Tt amounts to an approximate $1  per head of population. 2     Coast News, March 24, 1971.  Mass  development opposed  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.  A communication gap  Lack of communication leads to the 'Spread of misinformation  and judging from the temper of the Sunshine Coast populace today lack of com)municatiio_i appears to be a major .factor.  Communication is achieved by minds getting together and absorbing ideas and facts. This appears to be the basis for a spread  night now of ratepayers associations throughout the entire com-  muniity. Soime are already organized and others are on their way.  To regard lack of informiation as a ratepayer complaint solely  is not the whole story. Municipal councils also complain of being  left high and dry on some subjects. However who is to blame will  not be questioned here.  There are times when people complain of being without required information when that same information has received considerable press coverage. More ratepayer organizations are needed to be a sounding board for complaints of the area. Such organizations can also help the author-ties who are the ibuitt of ratepayer complaints.  There is unrest amongst taxpayers generally in the Regional  District and also in the two municipalities. It would be a good point  to make to hope that virile ratepayer organizations are in the off-  ang, provided they are not controlled by a few hlotheads wiho usually kill an organization. So here's to bigger and better ratepayer  organizations on the Sunshine Coast. We need them!  Help for students!  Federal government summer youth program�� as announced in  the house of commons last week will provide for a wide range of  student employment and activity.. Its scope will Ibe limited only  by the 'imagination of young people themselves', citizens' groups and  voluntary organizations. Of the $21,000,000 for student employment,  almost $15,000,000 will be made available in federal grants to those  who develop useful and creative projects for the employment and  participation of youth during summer months. Students in particular are expected to develop exciting and innovative proposals in  such areas as urban re-development and cle-aira-up caimpaigns, attitude research surveys and pollution probes.  Project proposals will be welcomed 'from some 4,000 to 5,000  local voluntary agencies across the country. Recreation associations, social agencies, citizens' groups and others interested in developing summer jobs and activities for youth are encouraged to  apply. Special consideration will be given to projects set in high  unemployment areas.  Applications should be made immediately to Opportunities for  Youth, department of the secretary of state. Applications should  state purpose of project, duration (projects must be completed1 by  September 30, 1971), number of people to be involved, budget and  objectives to be achieved. Forms and guides will soon be available  at Canada Manpower Centres, Students' Employment Centres and  Citizenship offices of the department of the secretary of state.  (See St. Pierre letter to Mayor Peterson on Page 6).  COAST NEWS  5-10-20 years ago  FIVE YEARS AGO  At an area water comimittee  meeting in Gibsons Health Centre, Martin Dayton, professional  engineer, estimated a minimum  Of $825,000 would be required to  set up a water district system  based on six inch piping.  William Price at a Gibsons  Channber of Commerce meeting  maintained that there would  have to be a change of political  climate before this area would  receive attention as regards a  domestic water system.  Expansion of Gibsons municipal boundaries is now a live topic at council meetings.  10 YEARS AGO  Work has started on a $100,000  shopping centre next to Super-  Valu store on Sunshine Coast  Highway.  Discussions are underway by  Gibsons council for the numbering of houses within the village.  The annual Pender Harbour  Board of Trade Smorgasbord attracted 235 people. Maurice Fin-  nerty, president of the B.C.  Chamber of Commerce was the  speaker.  15 YEARS AGO  flfrie school district budget for  1956 totals $405,015, an increase  oif $57,995 over last year. Teacher salaries absorbed $201,582.  Parker's Hardware store in  Sechelt has been renovated and  will re-open as a Marshall Wells  store.  Back in 1948 there were 70 tele  phone subscribers in the Gibsons  system. Today there are 507.  20 YEARS AGO  Mr. R. Paradis, a former Sorg  company stadif member will be  the resident manager at Port  Mellon, Canadian Forest Products' newly purchased mill.  The legislative private bills  committee now has under consideration the Black Ball proposal for a ferry service from Horse  shoe Bay to Gibsons.  Roberts Creek Improvement  association held a meeting to  discuss the lack of a proper burial ground.  The provincial library Development Comimission in the eyes  of a good many 'librarians would  kill the voluntary effort now being put into public libraries, and  opposition is growing against it.  Gibsons Library chairman,  Jules Mai-nil in his last three annual reports on Gibsons library  operation has spoken out 'against  it. In his report for 1969 he said:  "New provincial policy decisions shall have an important  bearing on this library. Under  the Library Development Commission Quantitative 'Standards  regulations some of our arrangements and methods wiil  probably have to be changed1:  We may have to pay some personnel; we may have to increase our public and working  space, and after 1970, to qualify  for a provincial grant, the library shall have to receive a  minimum of $1,000 from the  municipality.  "These are basic changes and  will alter the structure of our  library and Library Association.  I am not in complete accord  with these policies but they are  government policies." -,  Each year since then he has  voiced his opposition to the government program for libraries.  At a Gibsons council meeting  three weeks ago the Burns Lake  Library society sought the aid  of Gibsons to oppose the Library  Development Commission's plan.  Burns Lake council1 asked for  support for its move to seek post  ponement of the Provincial Library Commission's cut off date  of April 1 on ifinancial situations  of libraries. The Bums TLake  people are in the throes of building library premises and would  not know their position for about  two years.  At last week's Gibsons council  meeting the following letter  came from the Penticton Public  Library board along with the  submission printed above:  "Attached is a copy of a submission to the Library Development Comimiission of British Columbia on behalf of the Penticton Public Library Board, protesting the ComaniiSiSion's policy  of eliminating grants to Munich  pal Public Libraries and Public  Library Associations in  British  Columbia effective April 1, 1972.  As this is a matter of considerable importance to all Municipal  Public Libraries, Public Library  Associations,    and    municipal  councils in British Columhiaj we  ask for your support of this submission by letter, delegation or  submission to the Library Development Commission.  ���G. E. Lang, Chairman,  Penticton Public Library board  Gibsons council at its meeting  on Tuesday last week decided to  support the Penticton submission " ��� ��� ���>  On July 7, 1970, a bulletin titled Provincial Aid for Public  Libraries was published by the  Library Development Commission of British Columbia which  deals with the granting of funds  to municipal public 'libraries and  ���public library associations.  There are several points discussed in this bulletin that are of  interest to all municipal public  'libraries and public library associations in British Columbia,  the first being money for public  library grants comes from a special legis'liative appropriation.  Some of this is allocated to various fixed com-Witments, the rest  is divided among the municipally  and regionally organized libraries. The basis of division is still  the population served by each library or library system.  The bulletin goes on to point  out that adjustments are made  for each library which reflects  that library's ability to pay and  its performance. We suggest that  this is a fair method of distribution of funds to benefit all library users in British Columbia.  In this manner, in the year 1969,  $444,130 was distributed to libraries in British Columbia with  a total service area population  of 1,752.740 persons. Of this amount $281,478 was granted to mu-  SECHELT JEWELLERS  MARCH SPECIAL  20?/0 OFF  ALL RING RETIPPINGS  885-2421  nicipal public libraries, $44,845  was granted to public library associations and $117,807 was  granted to regional libraries.  Another point that was emphasized is that provincial aid  should be placed where it will  do the most good for the greatest number. It is clear, from  the 1969 British Columbia Public Libraries Statistics*, that the  majority of the population are  serviced by municipal public libraries (984,852 persons) as compared to 532,590 serviced by regional libraries and 235,298 serviced by public library associations. With these facts in mind-  it is incomprehensible that the  Library Development Commission should adopt the following  policy in the aforementioned bulletin which is contrary to the  above two points:  On and after the first day  of April, 1972, any municipal  public library or public library association whose municipality, electoral area or  school district ;is in a position to become .part of a  larger unit of service and  has not joined the larger unit  shall be ineligible for provincial' aid under the Public  Libraries Act.  The term "larger unit of service" as defined in Public Li^  braries in British Columbia by  Rose Vain stein1 means regional  libraries, and in that publication  it is indicated that a planned  network of regional library districts spanning the entire province leaves no area which is  not in a position to become part  of the la-nger unit of service. In  other words, unless all libraries  in British Columbia which are  not now members of a regional  library become such, they will  no longer be eligible for financial assistance from the Government of the Province of British'  Columibia.  This in effect means that using 1969 statistics, 1,220,150 persons in British Columbia presently serviced by municipal  public libraries and public library associations would not have  received provincially subsidized  service while 532,590 persons  would.  It has been proven that not all  ���Mbraries in British Columbia  wish to be part of a regional library. This was evidenced when  the electors of the City of Penticton opted out of the Okanagan  Regional Library in 1969. Could  it be that this policy js a method  to force regional libraries' upon  people who democratically have .  rejected them?  Communities in British Columbia, serviced by mundc'pal public libraries or puiblic 'library associations, have made free and  voiluntary decisions to be serviced in this manner. We feel that  to force these communities into  a regional library network is  both inequitable and undemocratic. We therefore feel that the  adoption of this policy is discriminatory against all persons  in British Columbia who are not  now members of regional libraries and that the adoption of this  policy does not seem to follow  democratic practice when a majority of taxpayers are penalized  as a result of this action.  The government of British Columbia has been active in promoting the rights of its citizens,  and has. displayed that awareness in the enactment of the Human Rights Act in 1969. This dis  criminatory'library policy would  "seem to be contrary to the principles of the Human Rights Act  and therefore contrary to the  principles of the government of  British Columbia.  We ask, in all sincerity, that  immediate action be taken to  cancel this policy in order that  all persons in British Columbia  may receive equal consideration  from their government with regard to library service.  For Real Estate on the  K. CROSBY  Sunshine Coast  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons ��� 886-2481  ^���p^^w*******-^**  N. Richard McKibbin  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS. B.C.  **m0*��m0+0^0^^rm+  65 or over?  for the increased  Guaranteed  *t  toyour  Old Age Security Ptension,  ��� ���  If you received a supplement  in 1970 ...  you may qualify for increased  payments after April 1st> 1971. At  that time, the maximum combined  Old Age Security pension and  Guaranteed Income Supplement will  be raised to $135.00 a month for a  single person or a married person  whose husband or wife is not a  pensioner, and to $255.00 a month  for a married couple Who are both  pensioners ($127.50 each).  If you did not receive a supplement  in 1970 ...  you may now qualify for one as of  April 1 st, 1971', because the amount  of income you are allowed has been  adjusted upwards.'Nearly 300,000  more Canadians will benefit from this  change. The new maximum Old Age  Security pension and Guaranteed  Income Supplement will be $135.00  a month for a single person and  $255.00 a month for a married couple  who are both pensioners ($127.50  each).  You have already received an information booklet and an application form  for the supplement. If you think you  are eligible, and have not already  completed and mailed the application  form, you should do so now. The increased Guaranteed Income Supple  ment is not sent to you automatically.  You must apply for it each year.  For further information or assistance  in determining whether you are eligible  for an increased supplement, write the  regional Old Age Security office at the  address shown below:  Your regional Old Age Security office is:  1230 Government St.  Victoria, British Columbia  Phone (604) 388-3631  SSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL HEALTH AND WELFARE  THE HONOURABLE JOHN MUNRO, MINISTER ^ WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  AL'S USED FURNITURE  Gibsons ��� 886-2812  Coast News, March 24, 1971.     3  REPORT READY  The final report on the Royal  Commission on the Status of  Women has been summarized in  a 48-page study guide, entitled  . What's In It. It has been released by its publishers, the National Council of Women of Canada  in co-operation with La Federation des Femmes* du Quebec.  The public may purchase copies  by writing to the National Council of Women of Canada at 270  MacLareh St., Ottawa 4.  Gibsons Fivers visit Victoria  I Two Day %  f THRIFT SALE ]  J GIBSOKS UNITED CHURCH C. L HAU j  | (Friday. March 26 ��� 7 fo 9 pm. j  | Sahirday, March 27 ���10 to 11:30 a.m. (  | BABY SITTING ���- BRING THE FAMILY ��  QUICKIE APRON ��� As the name implies, this party apron can be  madte in iti-hutes. It's fashioned from a 100% cotton terry hand  towel, metallic gold trim, frog closures and ribbon).  GILMORE'S  VARIETY  SHOP  SEWING NEEDS, BUTTERICK PATTERNS���Sechelt, Ph. 885-9343  HOWE SOUND 5, 10. 15 CENT STORE  Gibsons ��� Ph. 885-9852  For AU Your SEWING NEEDS. SIMPLICITY PATTERNS  0. G. DOUGLAS VARIETY & PAWTS  McCalTs Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies  Sunnycrest plaza, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2615  1AS&LA SHWK  FOR YOUR YARDGOODS ��� Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9331  "It sure was a lot of work,"  said one pupil's report, "but it  was worth it." She was writing  about the three day centennial  excursion by Grade 5's of Gibsons Elementary School to Victoria the first week of March.  The work was the raising of the  needed $1500 or more to buy  meals, charter buses, and pay  admissions to some of the museums and other centres* of interest, and the worth was the  great feeling of accomplishment  and general satis-aetion that every, pupil had at the conclusion  of the project..  It was a tight schedule the pupils and teachers made to cover every minute of the excursion. Letters of inquiry about  ~ places to visit had been sent  out by the half-dozen weeks before and pupils had studded brochures and discussed the merits  of each place of interest. Long  before they got on the chartered  bus for Victoria each pupil had  ���a clear blueprint of his part of  the excursion in his mind. Full  as it was, the schedule was  maintained except for the visit  to Sealand, closed for unexpected repairs.  The program day by day was:  Tuesday after arrival: 3 p.m.,  Crystal Gardens; 5 MacKenzie  school to meet hosts; 6 Dinner  at the Peking House; 7, Visit a  Chinese school and temple; 8,  Hockey game at Arena and at  10:30  to billets.  Wednesday: 9:15 a_m., City  Hall to present letter from Gibsons Mayor Peterson; 10:15, visit Legislative buildings' and provincial . museum: 11:30, lunch  igciests of Mrs. Dawson; 1 p.m.,  Choice of places to visit; 4, Government House; 5:30,. dinner at  caifeteria, Douglas Building; 6:30  Wax Museum and 8, meet pupil  hosts at -MacKenzie Elementary  ' School.  Thursday: 9 a.m.. Maritime  Forces Dockyard; 11. small  group to CHEK-TV, and 1 p.m.,  Bus moves to Swartz Bay for  journey home.  ���'.������ Events* a-ppealed to the children- in different���i ways but al-  most-withLout e.xc<^^onfethe Wax  '^liseum arid Government House  were the most vivid experiences.  Arid in the Wax Museum1, not the  Royal family in resplendent costume, nor Mr. Trudeau, nor the  fairy characters from Wait Disney movies, but the Chamber of  Horrors won the greatest attention. "Not creepy, but fun," said  one   youngster.   "There  was  a  man   hanging   on   a   big   hook  which went in his back and came  out his stomach." "The figures'  eyes really looked at you; I had  a nightmare that wight."  Of Government House, a girl  wrote,   "flowers,   brown   chair,  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER   FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  ADMIRAL  RUGS & FURNITURE  SALES & SERVICE  To all Makes  Phone 886-2280  big candles, red carpet, lots of  chandeliers, lots of stairs, cakes  cookies and pop, gold chairs,  wood pictures, gold curtains,  waxed floors." Another expressed the reactions of all the girls  to the washroom*. ".. .had a  powder room and all the girls  went to try the powder and hand  lotion. There were fancy stools  to sit on. When we told the boys  they said theirs was* just as big  amd powder was no good anyway." "I bad five bottles of pop  that the lady with white gtoves  opened for me." "I shakes the  government's hand and got his  autograph too."  Crystal Gardens: "The water  was blue and chlorine in it which  hurt, my eyes. There is also  about 3 lifeguards in case any  one drowns. They can pull him  oiut and send for his folks."  The Legislature: "Some of us  talked to the page boys. Some  talked to Mr. Gaiglardi in the  hall. Premier Bennett waved to  us when his car had to stop to  let us walk across the streelt.  Ricky Delong's uncle visited us  at dinner time. We got his autograph because he is a member  of the Legislature. Frank Calder  talked to us. He is an Indian  like me."  The Hockey game: "I sure  liked the noise the puck made  hitting the boards." "Scott Mun-  ro (Victoria Cougars) gave me  a curved hockey stick and a  puck." "The referee fell and hit  his head on the ice. The crowed  laugh at him. He got up and bow  to the crowd."  Navy base: :"I liked the boms  and torpedoes.:? "I liked it best  because I felt at home by the  water." "The firefighters were  good. We breathed something  five, times in a mask and it made  our voices squeaky. A navy of-  ficer asked if we were from Sechelt village. He said he will be  there this summer in a navy  boat. They are fitting up the  Beaver so's it can visit places  in  Centennial Year."  All the other places received  some mention by several pupils,  and many felt they made new  friends at their hosts' homes.  -Qne.said, "I must have liked my  billet very much, because when  I came home I missed them."  "I think it was good for us to  go on trip like that because we  Nurse courses  A series of three refresher  courses for graduate nurses who  have been out of the nursing  field and wish to return to ac  live practice are being sponsored by the Registered Nurses' Association of British Columbia.  The eight-week courses will  be held in the spring, summer  and fall at the British Columbia  Institute of Technology, Burnaby, B.C. The first course will be  held May 3 to June ,25.  Enrolment will be limited to  15 graduate nurses for each of  the courses,.which are designed  to prepare the inactive graduate  nurse to return to employment  as a registered nurse. The courses will combine classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences  Interested graduate nurses  may obtain further information  fnoim Mrs. M. E. Miller, Registered Nurses' Association, 2130  West 12th Avenue, Vancouver 9-  Important  SOUTH PENDER HARBOUR  WATERWORKS DISTRICT  Annual  General  Meeting  COMMUNITY HALL - MADEIRA PARK  SUNDAY, MARCH 28 ��� 2 p.m.  1970 Audit available for inspection at District! Office  got to know each other better  and it was a good experience to  see we can get along."  And one quotation to close:  "Some got bus sick. Some got  sea sick. I got bus sick. We all  had fun."  R. C. DUCKWORTH  Chartered Accountant  Ph. 886-2912, Gibsons  Ph. 885-9515. Sechelt  PORT MELON INDUSTRIES CREDIT UNION  Annual Meeting  TUESDAY, MARCH 30 ��� 7:30 p.m.  ANGLICAN PARISH HALL  ELECTION OF OFFICERS  Members are urged to attend  When you're smiling  call for Labatfc...  The beer  smiles  wi  ACROSS CANAM  tt�� AT ITS ��ST  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control  Board or by the Government of British Columbia. 4 Coast News, March 24, 1971. WORK WANTB)  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  PHONE 886-2622 - -  Deadline ��� Tuesday noon  4c a word. Minimum 75c  Subsequent Insertions % price  Box Numbers 25c  25c added for bookkeeping on  ads not paid one week after  insertion.  Legal ads 25c per count line.  Subscription Rates:  B.C. ��� $4.00  East. Canada $5.00  USA and overseas $8.59  COMING EVENTS  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827  Mar,. 26-27: Two day Thrift Sale  Gibson�� United Church C. E.  Hall, Fri., 7 to 9 p.m., Sat., 10  to 11:30 a._n.  Mar. 27: Slat., 2 - 3 p.ih., Book  and Rummage sale, St. Mary's  R. C. Church Hall.   April 8: Vimy Ridge Anndver-  sairy Gibsons Legion Lounge,  Thurs., 8 p.m. All First War veterans cordially invited.  DEATHS  ROBINSON ��� March 21, 1971,  Thomas Edward Robinson, aged  94 years, late of Pender Harbour. Survived by 4 daughters,  Mrs. Queenie Johnson, Mrs. Flo  Herstad, both of Vancouver, Mrs  Pat Hollingsworth, Campbell River; Mrs. Anne Hollingsworth,  Westview; 2 sons, James, Sechelt, Reg, Egmiont; 33 grandchildren, 69 great grandchildren;  12 great great grandchildren.  Funeral service Thurs. Mar. 25  at 1 p.m. .from the Family Chapel of Harvey Funeral Home,  Rev. J. Williamson officiating.  Interment Seaview Cemetery.  IN MEM0RIAM  FLUMERFELT ��� In memory of  Forde.a loving son and brother,  1936-1960. <_ -.--x'x      'x  To some he may be forgotten,  To others part of the past.  To us who loved him and lost  him,  His memory will ever last.  ���Ever remembered by the  family.   REES ��� Alice Susan: In loving  memory of my dear mother who  passed away March 25, 1965 ���  Always remembered by her loving daughter.  ���Betty Woodford.  CARD OF THANKS  My sincere appreciation for the  many cards and kindnesses during my recent loss of a loved  hiuFbarid and father. Snecia!  thanks to the Oddfellows Lodge  No. 76. the Sunshine Rebekah  Lodge No. 82, O.A.P.O. No. 38.  Also special thanks, to Dr. Inglis. the stalfif of St. Mary's Hospital and Mr. Jack Boundy. Also special thanks to the Rev.  Dennis Morgan for his comforting heln. and the many kindnesses of friends and neighbors.  ���Elsie Hutehins and family.  We wish to exnress our sincere  thanks to relatives and friends  for the flowers, cards and letters of siymipathy received dnrr,  ing our recent bereavement. Af-  so thanks for the many donations to the Heart Research  Fund. I  ���Pat and Len Pilling and  family.  FOUND  A single key and 2 keys on a  rina: have been left at the Post  Ofifice. They are now at the  Coast News office.  HELP WANTED  Amplications invited for position  of Tnanager retail grocery, meat  and produce store. Write P.O.  Box 76. Gibsons. B.C., stating  auaiiiifications, previous experience and salary expected.  Care for elderlv lady in her own  home. 2-3 months. Live in*. Phone  886-2678.   ���Dualized preschool teacher for  half davs, starting fall term. Ap-  plv Jack and Jill Co-op Nursery  School. Gen. Del'., Gibsons.  volunteer workers needed for  Oib-c^ns Public Library. Pihone  886-9305.  Custom kitchens, general finish  carpentry, work performed on  the jolb with your materials. Ph.  886-9593. '    Fruit tree and hedge pruning.  G. Chanman, Phone 886-9862.  Man with fami-iy seeKS employment as a licenced heavy equipment operator. Also needs house  for family residence. Please contact Robert Reid at 112-526-1360,  or write 928 Kent St., New Westminster.  Trouble with your typing or want  to learn? Special Quick'N'Sim-  ple course.  Telephone 886-9331.  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827  Dressmaking and alterations.  Phone 886-7589. Mrs. N. McKenzie,    1749 Marine Dr., Gibsons.  Do you require bookkeeping,  statements, balance sheets, and  personal income tax? Phone  886-9331.  VERNON & SON ~~  BULLDOZING  Land clearing with  clearing blade  Grading and Excavating  Competent work, Service  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887 or 886-2894  FREE WINTER  SAFETY CHECK  All your tree needs attended to  promptly and expertly.  Insured work.  Phone 885-2109.  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES  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.  MK.-fORSAiiw       SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE    mm-mm  MISC FOR SALE  Oliver cat, also 2 ton dump  truck. '65 Dodge pickup. Trade  or terms available. Ph. 886-9988  Hornet automatic gun, rowboat,  fibre bottom. Gas saw. Phone  886-2545 8 to 1 p.*m.  Garden tractor with plow, disc  and cultivator, $150 or best offer. Phone 886-7161.  30 x 21 Campbell narrow blade  prqpellor,  $150. Phone 886-7161.  7 cu. ft. Kelviriator fridge. $60.  Pihone 886-7161.  Chahchillais, breeding stock and  young. Reasonable price. Also  Muffed Tumbler pigeons. E. Sur-  tees, Halfmoon Bay. Ph. 885-9303  Colonial tapestry chesterfie_d,  $85. Phone 886-7793.  Westinghouse 4 burner electric  stove, baby crib, stroller, buggy,  high chair and jolly jumper. Ph.  884-5367.  10 cu. ft. Coldspot fridge, 1 year  old. $200 new, sell for $150. R.  Randall, Lockyer Rd.  Duotherm heater with mat and  pipes, $35. Coleman heater with  pipes $10. 886-2582.  1 large single cod gurdie with  clutch, $25. Phone 886-7152.  New cabinet model Brothers  sewing machine. Must sell1, $65.  Phone 886-7211.  1 Beatty deluxe wringer type  washing machine, white, $60;  double cement launidry tubs', $10  or best offer. Phone 886-9504.  Automotive undercoating and  steam cleaning (portable) Phone  886-2784.  1 desk, 1 bookcase, good condition. Phone 886-2454.  QUALITY FEEDS  AT FAIR PRICES  Hay, Straw, Buokerfield's grains  PURINA AGENT  FOR THE SUNSHINE COAST  FREE DELIVERY  Pratt Rd., Gibsons 886-7527  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT*  . Phone 886-2827  Electric wringer washing machine. Excellent condition, $45.  Contact 886-2861.  FEED  FOR ALMOST EVERY NEED  Temporary Reduced Prices  for following  Horse pellets. 50 lbs. $2.45  Hog feed, 50 lbs. 2.40  WE ALSO SELL  PEAT MOSS, BLUE WHALE  FERTILIZERS, LIME, SEEDS  ONION SETS, SEED POTATOS  PLANTS, SHRUBS  EVERGREENS  JUST ARRIVED  GOOD SELECTION  OF FRUIT TREES  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gibsons 886-9340  Convenient Location  McKenzie Seeds  New shipment of spring  fishing tackle now in stock  WINSTON'S SPORTING GOODS  Rakes, hoes, garden equipment  Gibsons,  886-9600  Like new, matched Deluxe Ken-  more automatic washer and drier. Phone 886-7130.  '66 Honda 90 trail bike. Pihone  886:7219.  FARM FRESH EGGS  PURE  UNPASTEURIZED HONEY  Always Available  RED OR WHITE POTATOES  (Onganicallly   grown)  50 lbs. for $2.45  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gibsons 886-9340  Cedar fence posts, 7 ft. 50c ea.  Phone 886-2156.  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  AVON  The new representative in Gibsons Bay area is Mrs. Inge Harrison. Phone 886-2967.  FULLER BRUSH ~  REPRESENTATIVE  Linda Mallett, 886-7293  Buy your 45 gal. trash incinerator from Sechelt Kinsmen at  $3.50 each. Phone 885-9542.  SPORTING GOODS       ~  Hardware and appliances  Where your dollar has more  cents  WINSTON'S SPORTING GOODS  886-9600  IF IT'S SUITS - IT'S MORGANS  885-9330, Sechelt  TV, radio and stereo repairs.  Prompt service in your home or  at our shop. Ayres Electronics,  Sunshine Coast Highway in Gibsons, in front of E & M Bowl-  adrome. Phone 886-7117     .  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Ph,  885-9713. ? Sechelt  WANTED  Used duck and goose decoys.  Box 2021, Coast News.         Swing set-slide.  Phone 886-2041.  Timber, any quantity, fir or  hemlock. Phone 886-9670.  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  '63 Pontiac 2 door hardtop. Ask-  in" $700. Phone 886-7254.  1965 Volkswagen square back,  low mileage, new rubber, snow  tires. Phone 886-2743.   1964 Stratochief V8, new transmission, brakes and front end  alignment. Phone 886-7161 or 886-  2353. _^  1957 Fargo panel, licensed and  good running order, $150. Phone  886-7161.   '64 Hall-linger 4x4, recently  rebuilt. Trade for boat or pickup. Phone 885-9520.        '67 Triumph Spitfire, signal yellow, w. roll bar, radio, heater,  tonneau. Excellent condition. Ph  886-7065.   '69 Dodge half ton pickup, slant  six, 4 speed. Phone 886-7440.  1952 Chev half ton pickup with  canopy, licenced. Phone 886-9600  or 886-7226.  '70 Mini Cooper, Good condition  Reasonable offer. Phone 886-9353  BOATS FOR SALE  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  SAMOYED PUPS  Adorable. From $75 up. Phone  886-2160. .           Poodles,     grooming,    clipping.  Years of experience. Phone 886-  2601.  1  Toulouse  gander,   1  mallard  duck for sale. Phone 886-2285:  . CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Real Estate & Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C. Ph. 886"2481  DAVIS BAY: 2}_ acres with rustic well built house for large  family. Full basement. Large  swimming pool1, with outside  firepGiaice. Lots of fruit trees and  all around magnificent view.  Asking $43,500 with $15,000.  886-2481  SARGENT Road, Gibsons'. View  lots $4,000 up.  886-2481  GIBSONS: Well built 2 br. home  in spie and span condition. Nice  ���garage. Furniture and appliances included in F.P. $12,950. Try  half cash.  886-2481  ACREAGE: We have quite a few  interesting parcels, drop in for  information.  886-2481  CHASTER RD.:  75'  x 200' lot.  Water available. $4500.   -  886-2481  GIBSONS VILLAGE: 2 bedroom  home on very nice view lot. $11,-  900.  886-2481  ROBERTS CREEK:   Nice cozy  cottaige on Cedar Grove  Road  with  fireplace.  Close to beach  area. Asking $14,900.  886-2481  LOTS on Beach Avenue, close  to picnic site and boat launching  $4200 each.  886-2481  Richard F. Kennett  Notary Public  Evenings:  Jack White ��� 886-2935  Ken Crosby ��� 886-2098  Jay Visser ��� 885-2300  Gibsons: Fantastic view lot in  exclusive area overlooking Geor-  igia Strait and Islands; Note the  excellent terms: $1500 down, balance $40 per month at 9%. 10%  discount for cash.  Sargent Rd.: 5 room house in  good area. 220 wiring, A-O furnace, fantastic view. Good investment. F.P. $14,500, terms.  .A beautiful. 2 br. home in ah  iammaculate condition ��� grounds  all landscaped and level, very  little up-keep. On transportation,  water and power, oil heat, some  view. Terrific buy at $21,500.  Redroofs Rd.: 100' waterfront  with 8' x 35' trailer on 1.31 acres.  Gibsons Waterfront: Good investment property, all services,  on paved road. F.P. $7,000.  Gibsons: 2 lovely level building lots, lovely view property  easy walking distance to stores,  p.o., school etc., on village water supply, Hydro and telephone.  Lot size 50' x 268' each. Priced  to sell at only $2500 each or BUY  BOTH AND $AVE. Only $4500  for both. Call Lorrie Girard,  886-7760.  MacGREGOR PACIFIC REALTY  LTD.  EXCLUSIVE  AGENTS  Phone 886-7244  John L. Black ��� 886-7316  Lorrie Girard ��� 886-7760  Jack Anderson ��� 885-2053  Gibsons ��� Georgia View exclusive: Complete privacy, outstanding view. Brand new two  bedroom home. Spacious beamed living room-kitchen, large  deck. Basement for storage. Level parking area. $22,000.  Granthams: Near new two bedroom home on high view lot.  Fully insulated, propane furnace  four piece vanity bath. Wall-to-  wall carpeting. Large sun deck.  $15,000. D.P. $5,000 or reasonabl  offers.  EXCLUSIVE WITH  C. R. Gathercole  Gibsons, 886-7015  Agencies Ltd.  Realty & Insurance  BOX128, SECHELT  CONSTRUCTION  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  ,   Sechelt   Phone 885-2283  ' Everything tor your  building needs  EWART McMYNN REALTY  Phone 886-2248  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C.  Notary Public  Gibsons Village: Convenient  and well' situated retirement or  "starter" home. A well laid; out  one bedroom home. Bedroom is  unusually large. Bright spacious  living room. New oil furnace.  Located on a quiet residential  street in a central area. Excellent view. Full price $14,700. Offers and terms. Immediate occupancy.  Gibsons Village: Two level lots  each 50 x 210 feet. On paved  ���highway, close to shopping centre. Village water. These lots  are well located in an expanding  area, and reasonably priced at  $5,500 for both. Terms may be  arranged.  Gibsons Area: You can not  lose on this for an investment.  2 (bed. country home on all services V/2 miles from school and  shopping. Asking price orally $11,-  000. Presently rented for $110  per month.  Gibsons Village: An attractive  3 bedroom, full basement newer  type home on a lovely large flat  lot. AsM-nig price $26,900.  Davis Bay: 2 houses to choose  from. Both attractive 3 bedroom  homes on Panoramic view lots  that must be seen to be appreciated. From $35,000.  Waterfront Properties: Lots  from $5,000 to $15,000 from Gibsons to Pender Harbour.  E. McMynn, 886-2500  Vince Prewer, 886-9359  Wally Peterson, 886-2877  Pender Harbour: All services  and what a view. Better than  103' on good road. Close to boat  launching ramp and quiet water.  $4,200 with only $1,500 down.  Nor-West Bay: $1,250 down on  full price of $2,500 gives posses'-  sion of 125' x 200' level lot. Secluded and quiet.  Davis Bay: Lovely large lot  already cleared and ready for  the home of your choice. Just  one block from beach. Listed at  Roberts Creek: Southern slope  5 acres with a view. Older style  biit cozy home. Lovely cut stone  fireplace in living room. Large  dining room adjoins compact kitchen. 2 bdrms., utility and 3 pc.  bath. Let's have your offers on  $15,600.  'Gibsons: Delightful family  home consisting of 3 bdrms.,  bright L.R., kitchen, utility, 3  pc. bath. Stucco exterior,  grounds ready for -landscaping  with back of lot left as natural  park. As low as $6,000 down.  Another attractive family  home on view lot. 3 nice bdrms.,  bright living room. Large all  electric kitchen has adjoining  dining room. Partial bsmt and  large crawl space. A-oil furnace  is very economical. Attractive  terms on $18,500.  K. BUTLER REALTY LTD.  ALL  TYPES  OF  INSURANCE  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  WANTED TO RBIT  Fully furnished 1 bedroom cottage, quiet pleasant surroundings for second week in May.  Phone 112-224-3067 or write Box  2020, Coast News.  U. of A. staff member on one  year sabbatical Jeave, seeks 3X  bedroom unfurnished house in  Gibsons or between Gibsons and  Sechelt,from end of April. Box  2022, Coast News, Gibsons.  2-3 bedroom cottage, May to  September inclusive. Phone Vancouver 266-7001.  , : -^  2 bedroom house, overlooking  Howe Sound, near Gibsons, for  Sept.-Qct. Box 2019, Coast News  3 bedroom family home. Phone  886-2908.            ���  Wanted, 2 or 3 bedroom house  in Pender Harbour area. Phone  883-2523.  3 ibedrom modern home with  , partly finished basement, shake  roof, brick front, hardweod  floors, built in stove and' oven,  on 1.6 acres. Phone 886-9959.  House, for sale by owner. $3,500  down on $17,000 F.P. Compact,  3 bedrooms, ideal for first or retirement home. Post and betosn  style, attractive interior and  ceiling finish of clear cedar, lots  of windows with good view of  Howe Sound. Wrap around sun  deck. Located on a level lot directly across from tennis courts  (Dougal Park) on Gower Point  Road, Viiillaige of Gibsons. View  by appointment only by calling  D. J. Dyer at 886-9979. Presently  leased to reliable tenants at $130  per month. Must sell by April 15  Large view lot, 67' x 170', on  Sargent Road, Gibsons, $3500.  Phone 886-2765. '  Gibsons waterfront, 2 years old,  1700 sq. ft., 3 bedroom post &  beam, basement home, 1% baths  wall to wall carpeting, built-in  dishwasher and appliances, raised hearth and stone fireplace,  beautifully landscaped. Many extras. Priced to sell. Phone 886-  7080.  ,    ���  3 only left. Large view lot_.  Gower Point area near good  beach. Terms. Phone 886-2887  New 2 bedroom and den. Phone  builder, 886-2762.  One of the best building lot*  in   Gibsons.   Rear   lane   ���  (cleared ��� near level. Good  view. $3650. HE 3-2154, Vane.  fOR RENT  Waterfront ��� Gower  2 bedroom cottage  2 bedroom duplex  Unfurnished. No dogs  886-2887  Granthams Landing. 5 room  house, stove and fridge, w-w carpet, package oil heat. Also furnished cottage, fridge and oil  stove. No children or pets: Ph.  112-922-7695.  Mobile Home Sites  Gower Point  500 - 1000 ft. from good beach  area.. Each site with view of  the sea: Extra space for those  who like to garden. No row-:  dyism 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, Gibsons. ~_ .   .         Mobile home space available.  Sunshine Coast Trailer Park,  Gibsons 886-9826.  OFFICE FOR RENT  HARRIS BLOCK  Large bright office ��� Centre of  Gibsons business area. Inquiries  invited. Contact N. R. Harris,  Hooking Landing, Phone 886-  2861.  MORTGAGES  Mortgages and mortgage loans  available. Write Lakeview Properties Ltd., No. 2, 6927 Kings-  way, Burnaby. Phone 112-524-  3825.   ANNOUNCEMENTS  ROOM & BOARD  Available April 1st,  one room  for 2 working men, with board.  Phone 886-9959.  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827   Tetrahedron Ski Club salutes Alderman Gerry Dixon and nominates him Sportsman of the Month  Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  885-9534, 886-9904 or 885-9327,  Mr. & Mrs. 885-9865 after 5 p.m.  COMPRESSED AIR  SERVICE FOR  Skindivers' and Firemen's  air tanks  SKINDIVERS AVAILABLE  FOR SALVAGE WORK  MARINE ACCESSORIES  Paint, fibreglass, rope, canvas,  boat hardware  WALT NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.  Gibsons, 886-9303  For membership of explosive re  quirements contact C. Day 886-  2051 Lockyer Rd. Howe Sound  Farmers Institute, Stumping or  ditching powder, dynamite, electric or regular caps, prima-  cord, etc  LIVESTOCK  Milking goat, 3 years old, $35;  Abyssinian cross Siamese kittens, $20 each; Registered thoroughbred mare, 5 yeans old;  pheasants.  Phone 886-2092. Willis thanks Auxiliary  Coast News, March 24, 1971.    5  -4,v Guests at the Gibsons Auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital- St.  TPatr_ek Smorgasfoipird and dance  were   welcomed   by   President  Mrs. Lome Mason, who then in-  FUELS  Firewood, ���}_.   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*, $2_(  cord; Totem logs $1 a box. Ph  886-9988.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  Ph. 886-2622  troduced   Mr.   Jack   Willis   as  master of ceremonies.  Mr. Willis, on behalf of the  Hospital Board, thanked the  auxiliary for its supporting role  in supplying extra patient comforts and funds for additional  equipment for the hospital.  The Irish atmosphere was cleverly created by Mrs. C. Long-  ley and her decorating committee, with a special contribution  being made by Mr. L. Meadows'  intriguing cartoons.  Mrs. J. Crosby and Mrs. J.  Hobson, co-convenor aJiong with  the food comimittee, Mrs. R. Alsager and Mrs. E. Iniglis, presented a heavily laden smorgasbord of many different foods.  Prizes donated by Mrs. H. Ly-  num and Mr. Lome Mason were  won by Mrs. W. Edney and Mrs.  D. Ranniger. A sSmcere thank  you goes to many friends for  their support and to members  for their hard work and co-operation.  _  COMING  Friday Only  MARCH 26  Glad Tidings Tabernacle  Gower Point Road/ Gibsons  The WESTERN AIRES  DON'T MISS THEM  Must Be Sold  2 Bedroom Small home ��� Abbs Road  ON LOT 88' x 100' - VIEW OF HARBOR - $11,800  K. CROSBY ��� Phone 886-2481 or 886-2098  Elphinstone  Centennial Event    |  ALLDAYEVEHT J  Saturday, March 27, starling at 8 a.m.     ��  All former students, teachers, parents and friends     ��  are welcome, and we challenge you fo a sporting contest ��  between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. |  BAKE SALE, TEA, RAFFLE, TALENT HOUR  TOUR OF SCHOOL |  C(nJGARSPIRTT \  SCHEDULE OF SPORTS EVENTS |  Subject to adjustment 1��  Grade 9 vs. Teachers, basketball J  Students vs. All comers j  Junior Girls vs. Bank Clerks, volleyball J  Sechelt Native vs. Elders, Box Soccer J  Gra*_e��t9 vs. Elem. Teachers, volleyball ||  Gracie 11 vs. Men's Floor Sockey |f  Grade 8 vs. Mothers,, Volleyball Jf  Student Gov't vs. St^Bwl^Bd., broomball j  Grade 8 boys vs. Vi_^^e;;<$ouncil, b'k'tb'l j  Studients vs. R.C.M.OP! Moor Hockey j  Students vs. Firemen, Floor Hockey |j  Senior Girls vs. Grads, basketball ��f  Senior Boys vs. Grads, basketball j  Talent Hour J  BAKE SALE and TOUR OF SCHOOL ��� SCIENCE and     1  COMMERCIAL.DISPLAY ��� 2 to 4 .7,#tj  TOUR OF SCHOOL, SCIENCE and COMMERCIAL  ;^fl  DISPLAY'��� 6 to 8 '   ffl  BABY SITTING SERVICE  = REFRESHMENTS 5 fl  TOKEN ADMISSION FEE v     DOOR PRIZES  I  8:00 to  9:00  9:00 to 10:00  10:00 to 11:00  11:00 to 12:00  12:00 to  1:00  1:00 to  2:00  2:00 to  3:00  3:00 to  4:00  4:00 to  5:00  5:00 to  6:00  "6:00 to  7:00  7:XH>to  3:00  8:00 to  9:00  9:00 to 10:30  We are Hying in a changing  world. The present century has  seen  many   changes.   Some   of  these  are  for  the  better,  and  some for the worse. Some things  are improved, and others fail to  make this world a better place  to live in. Yet through them all  one sees the efforts of mankind  to better his living  conditions;  and  often making them  worse  instead/This is why there is so  much concern about the matter  of pollution. While endeavouring  to improve productivity of the  earth man is busy polluting it in  countless ways.    -  Through all these things, however, there are some things that  never change. There is the need  of the human heart for understanding. There is mankind's  need for deliverance from sin  and vice. There is the need of  the world for equity and peace  instead of greed and warfare,  and hunger and poverty. If this  world is going to be a better  P-iace to live in man needs the  help of a higher power outside of  himself. He needs the help of  God.  Two thousand years ago Jesus  the Son of God, came to this  world to save mankind from sin.  He rose from death as the great  Conquerer of this power which  eventually engulfs every human  being. Jesus Christ came that  we might possess abundant and  eternal life. More than this grea!1  truth is the fact that He never  changes: Jesus Christ is the  same yesterday, today, and for  ever. He is eternal and unaffected by time. He can satisfy the  needs of every heart. He frees  all who trust in Him from the  power and guilt Of sin, and gives  them new life instead. He never  fails those who rest their faith  in Him. He is the changeless1  One.  Why not yield your life to His  control, and prove His power, to  set you free from sin, and satisfy all your needs? Jesus never  fails. ��� Rev. B. J. With.  CHURCH SERVICES  #  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  9 a.m., 4th and 5th Sunday  Holy Communion  11 a.m., Sunday School  11:15 a.m., 1st and 3rd Sundays  Holy Communion  2nd and 5th Sundays, Mattins  4th Sunday, Family Service  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  9:30 a.m., 2nd Sunday  Holy Communion  2:30 p.m., 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday  _, ^ ^ ^*E��ensong  4th Sunday, Family Service  ^Slffeons'^iiited 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.  BAPTIST  CALVARY BAPTIST  Pastor Robt. AUaby, 885-2809  Park Rd., Gibsons        r  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Evening Service 7 p.m.  BETHEL BAPTIST  Mermaid and Trail, Sechelt;  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  11:15 a.m., Worship Service  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member P.A.O.C.  886-9970  Highway and Martin Road  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Service 7:00 p.m.  Wed., Bible Study & Prayer  7:30 p.m.  Fri., Family Night Service  Rev. B. J. With  GLAD TIDINGS  Gower Point Road  886-2060  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  Morning Worship, 11 a.m.  WITH CHOIR AND SPECIALS  EVENING SERVICE, 7 p.m.  Testimony: and Exhortation  Tuesday       Service 7:00  With once a month Special  Evangelistic Service  JOHN HARPER  Designer, Cabinetmaker  Carpenter  REASONABLE PRICES  886-7065  A CHALLENGE was issued Tuesday by Elphinstone Secondary School Student Government to  the school board. It was issued in the traditional  way, with a gauntlet, by Bill Sneddon, Minister of  Activities, to Bill Nimano, and in a less traditional  way, written to a piece of cougar skin, by Steven  Lee, prime minister, to school board Chairman  Mrs. Sheila Kitson. Present at the ceremony in  the school board office Tuesday morning were  (ileft to right) Bill Sneddon, Mr. Nimmo, Colleen  .Husby, sports council president; Diane Fisher,  "Mrs. Kitson, Alvin Gokool and Steven Lee. The  challenge will be taken up at Homecoming and  it is believed the game to be played will be broom-  ball, although such events as marbles and pillow  fighting were briefly mentioned. A similar challenge has been issued to members of the RCMP  who have been challenged to broomball in the  same manner as the challenge to the school board.  Birthday cake marks OAPO event  ^+0^^*0+0*4*l^+0^^n0***0^^*rt**^**+^*^^^^**^^*  At the monthly meeting of  Branch 38, OAPO, Monday,  March 15 at the Health Centre,  Gibsons, members stood in silent  tribute to the memory of Mr.  William. Hutdhins.  President Wally Graham welcomed the large turnout of (members, saying how pleasant it was  to say hello to Mrs. Dolley from  Victoria, and to welcome Mrs.  Gii_mar, a visitor from Alberta.  Reading of the minutes of the  last meeting, and the provincial  minutes were approved. Mr. Wil-  jo Wiren and Captain Gray were  appointed auditors, and Mrs.  Eckstein offered to take care of  collecting Nabob coupons. Mrs.  Mormon picture  Throughout Alaska, the Yukon,  and British Columbia, the  Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-  day Saints has sponsored open  house. Elder Packard and Elder  McGinn, two of the missionaries  Of these areas have.been assisted by missionaries in each area  in this endeavor.  Beautiful paintings are displayed, which portray the exciting story of Mormonism. The  film, Man's Search for Happiness, has also been shown.  The Sunshine Coast will have  the privilege of seeing this display the first three days of April, in Selma Park Hall on April  1 and in Hopkins Landing Hall  on April 2 and 3 from 6:30 p.m.  to 10:00. Tours will be taken  through at various times through  out each evening and will be led  (by Elders Packard, McGinn,  Bishop and Montgomery. Elders  Bishop and Montgomery are  here on the Sunshine Coast. Refreshments follow each tour.  Letters fo Editor  Editor: I should like to disagree with your editorial(?) in  Which you took to task people  who list their Sechelt properties  with mainland realtors. I live in  a smalltown also, Port Moody,  and realize how parochial and  inflexible local people can become when referring to "those  guys from the city." Still your  responsibility to inform properly shouldn't cease to be intelligent when the last ferry has left  on Sunday night. I should think  that the editor of a newspaper  would have to be a reasonably  well read person and would analyze the petulance of the local  strawchewers for what it is,  mere envy.  As a realtor I have two listings currently, close to Selma  Park. They had been listed for  six months with a-Sechelt realtor and there were three properties at that time when I listed  them. Two weeks after I took the  listings one of the properties sold  at full price. Draw your own  conclusions please.  I realize that the local realtors advertise in your newspaper  and you must protect them. But  at the expense of misinforming  your readers?  Yours for more understanding.  ���BURT FERGUSON,  Port Moody, B.C.  (See two other letters on the  same subject on Page 9.)  E-len Chamberlin gave her Sunshine report.  Mr. Ross Gibson showed some  of his beautiful' colored slides of  the Arctic, taken while Mr. Gibson was stationed there while in  the RCMP. These were much enjoyed with the hope Mr. Gibson  will show others in the future,  with some of the artifacts used  by the Eskimos.  The birthday cake, centred on  a prettily decorated table, and  given by Mrs. Reta Silverton,  was cut by Mrs. Elizabeth Halstead and Mrs. Hardman, char  ter members, while the gang  sang Happy Birthday to Branch  38, accompanied! by Mr. E.  Reitze on the guitar. The committee of Mrs. Dorothy Warren,  Mrs. Gladys Armour and Mrs.  Marie Gaw served j^res-imenfts  The raffle of a bottle of wine  given by Mrs. Gwen Crosby was  won by Mr. Lome MacLaren.  The meetings in April are social, Monday, April 15 and the  monthly meeting, Monday, April  19, starting at 2 p.m. at the  Health Centre, to which the public is cordially invited1.  Bapco  candle & colour  paint sale  INTERIOR FIAT LATEX  GALLONS: Regularly $12.50  Sale Price each    QUARTS: Regularly $3.85  Sale Price each    INTERIOR ALKYD SfMI GLOSS ENAMEL  GALLONS: Regularly $13.75  Sale Price each   QUARTS: Regularly $4.20  Sale Price Each   $8.49  $2.79  $9.49  $3.29  ROLLER & TRAY SPECIAL  Made of Trinel, this top quality roller applies paint much  more evenly than regular rollers.  And because this new wonder fabric holds more paint, it  takes fewer applications to cover the same area.  Now you can buy this special Trinel roller, handle and tray  Regularly $3.45 tt.O  _-l_0  FOR ONLY ^_C_��*_P^  EXTERIOR GLOSS HOUSE PAINT  GALLONS: Regularly $13.75  Sale Price each    QUARTS: Regularly $4.20  Sale Price each    EXTERIOR LATEX HOUSE PAINT  GALLONS: Regularly $13.75  Sale Price each   QUARTS: Regularly $4.20  Sale Price each ____.  fXTBIOR LOW LUSTPjE HOUSE PAINT  GALLONS: Regularly $12.50  Sale Price each    QUARTS: Regularly $3.85  Sale Price each    $9.49  $3.29  $9.49  $3.29  $8.49  $2.79  FREE V_�� dozen candles  in a choice of popular colors, with your purchase' of $12.00  or more of fine Bapco sale products. These clean-burning,  drip-resistant candles are designed to enhance the decor of  any home! QUANTITIES ARE LIMITED, SO DON'T DELAY  Walt Nygren Sales (1971) Ltd.  SS6-9303 ST.PIERRE, MP  Dear Mayor Walter Peterson  of Gibsons:  May I place before your council and, through them, to the  community, a matter which I  think deserves the attention of  many interested citizens of Coast  Chiicotin.  As. you know, great numbers  of young people will pour onto  the Canadian labor market this  summer. As yoiu might not know,  the size of the Canadian problem in this respect is almost unique in the Western World. Our  post war birth rate exceeded  those of any similar nations.  Between now and 1985, the Canadian labor force will increase  by more than the total labor  force of Sweden, and most of  this increase will be the result Of  our post war baby boom.  This is a massive problem  which governments must seek to  solve in this decade. However  our immediate problem is what  are the young people goimg to  do this summer?  For some months, the federal  government has been planning a  summer program for youth in  Canada'. The stories about fifty  million dollars worth of free bus  rides was built around this survey. Although no such lunacy  was ever seriously considered  here, this fiction has gained  widespread public belief and the  result could be damaging unless  ROBERTS CREEK  (By MADGE NEWMAN)  Mr. and Mrs. James1 Forgarth  recent visitors in the district  from Montreal', have returned to  their home, wdth the assurance  that they will be back before another winter to take up residence  on the Sunshine Coast.  Mr. and Mrs. Ken Dalgleish,  recently  returned  from  a  visit  with relatives in Oregon,, have,  had as their guest, their cousin,  Mr. C. Weber.  Mrs. N. F. de Montreve, Crow  Road, had a brief visit from her:,  son,   Greg,   of   San   Francisco,  over the weekend.  Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Perkins  have arrived from California to  take up residence in their home  on Beach Avenue.  Spending a week at their summer home here are Mr. and  Mrs. Wylie James, of Nanaimo,  and their son Walter and his  family.  Mrs. K. Norris, New Westminster, and Mrs. J. L. Ewen, Kelowna, are guesits of their brother, Mr. Harry Kaye and Mrs.  Kaye.  A fiery fate?  Twenty-five years ago the Rob  erts Creek Players Club purchased velour stage curtains that  now hang in the Roberts Creek  Hall. It was a proud and happy  day for the handful of members  who, with such profits as $8 and  $29 and so on from their performances, finally managed to  scrape together enough money  to get them.  Their first plays were performed on temporary stages with  borrowed curtains from the Sechelt Indian school. The stage  addition was completed and used  for the first time on May 27,1944  the curtains bought in February,  1946.  When not in use by the club  for the use of the hall board'  the curtains were left hanging  Now the eagle eye of the fire  marshall has spotted them and  ordered them either chemically  sprayed, or removed. Doubtless .  they will make a fine, great  blaze one of these days when  they are taken out and burned.  Blake C. Alderson, D.C.  CHIROPRACTOR  Post Office Building, Sechelt  TUES.. WED., THURS., FRI.  10:30 - 5:30  SATURDAY 9:30 ��� 1:10  Phone  Office 885-2333���Res. 888-2321  COAST-CHILCOTIN  consideration of fact replaces it.  This afternoon (March 16). the  Prime Minister announced the  youth program to the house of  commons. Since his statement  was general in nature, I attach  details of the nine programs involved under the four different  ministries.  You will note there is to be increased hiring by the civil service of yduths for summer woxik  and increased activity in Canada  Manpower centres directed specifically to the hiring of youths.  There will also be efforts to gain  the fullest co-operation of private industry which now, as always, carries the main load of  providing jobs. Various types of  militia training will be continued and expanded.  Last summer's program of assistance to travelling youth will  be continued, although with  some significant differences of  approach. The government's  view is that young people will be  on the road in great numbers  again this year and that this can  be good experience for them in  learning more about their own  country and other countries.  There will be support for organized group travel programs  and interproviincial exchanges  which will get grants- to defray  some costs of their travel. For  the hitch hikers there will be information services and aid for  hostels.  The hostel program woarked  quite well in many areas of Can-.  ada last year, but some experiments proved disastrous, notably  at Vancouver's Beatty Street  Armories. It is in this airea that  a different approach has been  taken.  -No armories will be used for  hostels this year. Federal money  will be available for assisting in  the establishment of hostels.  However, the initiative in establishing hostels thisi year is  left to local municipalities or local voluntary organizations. If  municipalities want to have volunteer groups undertake hostel  operations, there may be federal  finis, nieial assistance. However  the heed for them and the direction will be a matter of decision  by the local people. Pirovincial  governments will also be involved in the general program.  Hopefully, with local initiative  and local control, most if not all  of last year's damaging mistakes  can be averted.  The bulk of the $57,000 of the  youth program will be spent by  Defence Department, Manpower and Immigration Department,  National Health and Welfare  (educational grants) and the  Public Service Commission. The  Secretary of State's department  will spend $21,000,000. Of -this,:  about $7,000,000 will go for tua-v  vel, hostels, and' language training programs with a renewed  emphasis on community participation.  Apart from a decision on the  hostel program, most of these  pirograms listed so far do not  directly involve your council. I  trust that information will be  made widely known to young  people so that they apply early  to Manpower offices for work, to  the militia, or to other appropriate agencies. '-..'.-.'  There is, however, a hew program which could have application in our area. The bulk of the  Secretary of State's appropriation, some $15,000,000 is for a  prograan called Opportunities  for Youth.  This prograan will not provide  jobs at average wage levels for  you rag people. But, with the initiative of Volunteer agencies, it  6     Coast News, March 24, 1971.  can provide financial assistance  ������."for public service projects. This  "~is the "challenge" of which the  Prime Minister spoke today in  "calling on young people to have  ^irfre "stamina and self discipline  to follow through on their criti-  -.cisms- and advice."  A considerable number of possible projects occur to me. Antipollution work could be undertaken by young people. Hiking  trails could be cut through poa>  . 'tions of our wilderness areas.  Local parks dould be enlarged  or improved.  What is required is the leadership of local, voluntary, nonprofit organizations who can de-  viise public service projects, perhaps of an adventurous nature,  On which young people could  spend their effort this summer  and, at the end, have a real  sense of accomplishment.  As many as half a million  youths could become involved in  these projects. All projects must  be completed by September 30,  1971. '   Farms and guides are not yet  available but in the meantime T  hope that any local orgainization  interested in such projects will  g-ve the matter their urgent consideration. An early application  seems essential. There is no way  of knowing how quickly this appropriation will be taken up, but  if there is an enthusiastic response in Canada the 15 millions  could very quickly melt away.  Council won't be offended, I  hope, if I also use this letter as  my regular weekly newspaper  column. I am anxious to reach  as many people as possible with  all speed. Hopefully, Coast Chiicotin residents'can benefit from  this*.  ���Yours truly,  Paul St. Pierre, M.P.,  Coast Chiicotin.  C. B. Davies  'Death of C. B. Davies, 70, former .Canadian* Forest Products  resident manager at Port Mellon was reported in Vancouvec  March 15. The funeral was held  March 17 with Dr. Harry Lennox  officiating at the burial service  in Kerrisdale Presbyterian  church. Cremation followed.  He leaves his wife Margaret  and daughter Mris. Anne Rae  and four grandchildren at Prince  George, also two sisters, Mrs.  J. P. McHaffie and Mrs. J. G.  Shae of Ottawa.  Gibsons friends and members  of the Port Mellon mill staff attended the service in Vancouver.  SAW CHAIN...  HAS TH��  CC  99  ATTEND  Operation Feedback  Meet YOUR M.P.  PAUL ST. PIERRE  at an open meeting sponsored by the  Sunshine Coast Liberals  in the Selma Park Hall, Monday, March 29, 7:30 p.m.  Whatever your political leanings are or however you  voted, Paul St. Pierre is YOUR Member of Parliament,  and represents you to the best of his  not inconsiderable ability.  If you are a supporter please come and offer your  moral support. It's a tough job.  If you differ with Paul we urge you to please attend  and say why, what, where, and how come.  Your member will attempt to give satisfaction  as always. No miracles promised. Honesty only.  This meeting is No. 2 in ja'series whereby this  organization will attempt to put people back in the  picture politically on a local basis.  If you are concerned over the many burning issues  that face Canada Way, we humbly offer you  a forum where you can all your bit to the  democratic process.  Sunshine Coast Liberal Ass'n  COME ONE ��� COME ALL  -Hi  The hard chromed surface and soft underside of the  Pioneer saw chain cutting edge assures constant, razor .  sharp cutting.  '  It is available in all popular pitches including ���%" in  both standard and safety chain for all chain saws.  Pioneer's buraciit and Sureguard saw chain when  match-mated with the Durarail bar and Pioneer Dura-  drive sprocket provide an unbeatable combination that  has the edge your chain saw needs.     :&;��� ���:.....:,.        \.'.,-.  Smitty's Boat Rentals & Marina  GIBSONS ��� 8W-7711  Sechelt Chain Saw Centre ltd.  Cowrie St. SECHELT 885-9626  Madeira Marina Ltd.  Madeira Park PENDER HARBOUR 883-2266  ,- . v*'"^  FRQiWiER,  'itssf. mm- -m$% x, 7f^ v^m\  x v'JO   "���-$,      "���, a'~'^        '    . s,^ /_ T^****-, U , ,,    wjijv5C***^.'��'.  CONTAINS MCMBSHAN10% f^QOF SPtRfTS-  * ���* -*'Jz  IMS  1^>,  ���s* $z^" ���>;  Sj>$iJS(MStM  ��� -v^-J  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.- You could be  the most  attractive  in Town!  i��  I  YOU are invited to the GRAND OPENING of UNCLE MICK'S  MEN'S AND SENIOR BOY? CLOTWNG AND SHOE SHOP.  Come jn and visit with us in the Peninsula's newest shofc,  all new for your shopping pleasure^  In joy FREE, FREE, FRE6 Cigars, Cigarettes and free ice cream  for the youngsters.  6RAND OWNING SPECIALS:  MEN'S and BOYS' RUBBft BOOTS $2 .OQ Pr  RUNNINO SHOfi (Men and Boys) $1.49 pr  ENTO YOIIR NAME FOR THE IN STORE DR^WS  Van Huesen Dress Shirts, Slacks, Sport Shirts, Ties, Socks  ILLUSTRATED ARE JUST A FEW OF MANY, MANY, NEW  STYLES AND COLORS TO CHOOSE FROM  885-9838  885-9838 LEGAL   ISABEL WRITES:  NOTICE OF INTENTION  TO APPLY FOR A  DISPOSITION  OF CROWN LAND  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver, and situate in Thorn-  bnougSh Channel, offshore from.  Andy's Bay, Gambier Island,  British Columbita*.  Take notice that Rayonier  Canaitfei (B.C.) Limited, of Vancouver, B.C., occupation, lumber and pulp manufacturers, intends to apply for �� lease of the  following described lands:���  Commencing at a Witness post  planted at the S.W. corner Lot  6038, N.W.D., said Witness Post  beai_ng S. 22 deg. E 2550 feet  more or less from the SE corner  of subject application; thence  West 500 feet; thence North 1123  feet; thence S 24 deg. E 1230  feet; , and containing 6 acres,  more or less.  The purpose for which the disposition is required is a mooring  and unloading area for log barges.  Rayonier Canada (B.C.) limited  Dated 18th March, 1971.  Mar 24, 31.  This year's budget was carefully conceived to generate a  ���high level*-'of economic activity  in the province, v-which, in turn,  will generate new jobs.  flhe value of .our fixed assets  ha�� increased each year wiith  Ihe result, as of Dec. 31, these  fixed assets reached $1.3 billion.  The sound financial shape of the  province, together with the faith  of investors in Our financial integrity, augurs well for our future.  The announcement of the minister of finance of this province's  objective to create a minimum  of 25,000 new jobs by Oct. 1,  was welcomed by many people.  The added expenditures oif the  budget for parks, highways, and  school construction will account  for many of these 25,000 jobs; in  addition, this budget and its related effects from such areas  as home construction, will provide other jobs. If our economy  coratinues to grow and remain  on a healthy level, employment  ST0REWIDE  CLEARANCE SALE  MAKING ROOM FOR NEW SPRING STOCK  CHESTERFIELD SUITES  1 Italian Prov. Gold, Reg. $499.95 ��� Sale $299.95  1 Col. Print Rjeg. $399.95 ��� Sale $299.95  See our latest suite in the new wonder Fabric Herculon  Promotional Sale Price ��� $369.95  All Chairs, Mattresses, etc. on Sale  Lots more bargains throughout the Store  COME IN AND BROWSE  Jay Bee Furniture  & Appliances  GIBSONS  886-2346  for- 1971 in this province could  be expected to rise by Over 40,  000 employed.  While the greatest thrust of -  this budget is towards new jobs,  we should not overlook the necessity to improve productivity.  As productivity improves, so,  too, will our ability to compete  effectively in both domestic and  world markets. As we look to the  future we can expect that many  countries on the Pacific Rim  will be looking to our province  for trade development.  In addition to our growing  competitive posittion in international markets, there are a number of crucial points to consider, and we must, establish a reputation as an efficient and dependable supplier of raw materials and manufactured goods,  essentially labor - ���. management  relations play the most imipor-  tant role in this. area. Foreign  pjurchasers will not cohtinue to  purchasers will not continue to  or delivery is delayed through  work stoppages.  Productivity improvement is  an essential goal as we move  forward in this decade. To achieve this v goal we must take full  advantage of technological progress. We need highly skilled  workers who can adjust to new  developments in science and  technology, and governments  must make provision- for the  necessary training. Increases in  productivity will have to be shared with the workers in the form  of incentives. The psychological'���;  attitude of labor and manager  mentt to the work process is one  of the most important factors in  increasing productivity.  New and imaginative efforts at  the bargaining table are needed  to meet our objectives and this  is a time when management and  labor should dedicate themselves  to a*n all-out effort to maike British Columbia an environment of  growth, a healthy and genuine  growth that is real because it  springs from increased productivity.  RCMP baffled!  His missing overshoes disturbed a constable of the RCMP  when he visited Elphinstone Secondary school on a routine assignment. He took off his muddy  overshoes and left them at the  door. When he returned to get  them they were not to be seen.  So he returned to headquarters  and reported his overshoes miss-  . ing.  Later developments revealed  some one had moved them from  the door to another spot. Now  the RCMP have their complete  number of overshoes.  ORDER NOW  Your Boats & Motors  1  B.C. FIBREGLASS  DOUBLE EAGLE  14 ftfo ���!  EVINRUDE OUTBOARDS  CHRYSLER INBOARD  and INDUSTRIAL POWER  1  I  TRADE-INS ACCEPTED  Portable Welding  LICENSED WELDER  STEEL FABRICATING O.M.C. PARIS  SHIPWRIGHT GASOLINE & DIESEL  CHRYSLER PARTS ENGINE REPAIRS  INSURED BOAT HAULING  Service Department for all Boats and Motors  Licensed Mechanics to serve you  I   Gibsons Marine Services Ltd,  AT ESSO MARINA  K��s-^T^5sa___a5srrr:  886-7411  Some confusion  over request  says alderman  Maintaining that Hon. R. G.  Williston, provincial minister of  lands, forests and water resources was getting things mixed up  in the matter of park lands for  the Sunshine Coast, Sechelt'js  council will write the minister  for further clarilf_cation.  Council had previously written to see what can be done  about reserving park land adjacent to Seehelt for future recreational purposes. The mattea*  proceeded so slowly that Hon.  Isabel Dawson's aid was sought.  She wrote the minister and forwarded his reply to her to council.  The minister angued in his letter that there would appear to  be some duplication of effort in  view of the fact that a recrea-;  tional centre was now being processed in the Roberts Creek area  As Sechelt was within the boundaries Of the Regional District,  he thought that council should  refer its request to that board.  Members of council argued  that the proposed recreational  centre was some six or seven  miles from Seohelt and that apparently the minister was confusing council's request with the  Roberts Creek proposal. So coun  eil decided it wioiuld write the  minister again in the hopes the  minister would get his hiind  straightened out to the satisfaction of Sechelt's council.  Seals over fop  The Ohriistmas Seal campaign  in Sechelt has gone over the top  by $310. Campargn books closed  on $1,971,compared to last year's  total of $1,661.  On a province-wide basis the  Christmas* Seal campaign is the  best on record with in excess of  $417,000   being   donated,    more  8     Coast News, March 24, 1971.  that $7,-00 over last year.  This year's province-wide cam  paign tops the previous best of  $416,000 achieved in 1968. In Sechelt the Christmas Seal committee chairman is Mrs. Faye  Lewis. .  WATCH FOR THE  TALE OF THE SEA PUP  FOR ALL YOUR FL00RC0VERING NEEDS  CAUON  nes  FLOOR COVERINGS Ltd.  1659 Sunshine Coast Highway at Wyngaert Road. Gibsons  Phone 88e$7112  ��� CARPETS # TILES ��� LINOLEUMS  We Feature a Large Selection of Drapes  FREE!.. .  Removal of Antennas  For Any Existing or  New Subscriber  COAST CABLE VISION  PHONE 8852444  WHERE ARE ALL THE USED CAR SAVINGS 1  msm  mi  mi  ���w  m  I I  1966 DODGE  2 dr. ���' .HiiTV '������#������. ���-"  1966 FORD $1705  Galaxie 500, 2 dr. H.T. __ MP ��� ** *. ^.  1968 RANCHERO $2195  1965 PLYMOUTH $495  1966 METEOR <&13Q5  St. Wagon  *|# ��� *_P-^ __r  1966 VOLKSWAGEN $895  1965 CHEVROLET S.S.     Cl 2QC  2 dr. H.T. _ ��4* ��� ���*���?-^ *#  %SSL_; $2195  1969 VAUXHALL VIVA     <M 29 K  1967 CHEVROLET <��1QQ^  Convertible *jll^<^  1969 FIAT 850 <tl3Q^  vSpt. Coupe     *PU ���* m*  1961 VAUXHALL  4 dr. Sdn.    1965 MERCURY  Mat Deck   1966 CHEV $119?  i_> ton pickup __.  *K* ��� ^ ^  1t6?GMf $1695  Yz ton pickup *r *^r ^ aT  1964 VOLKSWAGEN 1500   <t2Qq  2 dr. Sedan *K^ ���* J>  1957 VAUXHALL VEL0X CQC  6 cyl., 4 dr. Sedan *JJ^_*#  1968 PONTIAC  4 dr. Sedan, V-8 Cl4!C_C  Automatic,   Radio   ______ ^tlC^^r^  1969 ENVOY EPIC S.L.     CfqOC  4 dr.  Sedan    ���*Pf;^^_^  1965 CHEVROLET S.S.  2 dr. H.T., 327 V-8, A.T.  P.S.,   P.B.,  Radio������  1963 0LDSM0BILE  4 dr.  Sedan, V-8, A.T.  F.S., P.B., Radio ������   1965 VAUXHALL VIVA      $395  1968 CHEVROLET <C13Q^  4 dr. Sedan . ^K1 ���* -* <-*.  Chess Enterprises  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY, GIBSONS ��� Phone 886-2237 SUNSHINE COAST DIRECTORY  Coast News, March 24, 1971.     <>  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  All Work Guaranteed  Phone 886-2019  G&WDRYWAU  Experienced Drywall  Acoustic & Textured Ceilings  FREE ESTIMATES  FAST SERVICE  Phone 884-5315  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  1 Mile west of Gibsons Hi way  Laundromat  Extra Large Lots  And Recreation Area  Parklike Setting  Phone 886-9826  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  LTD.  ,   SCOWS ��� LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moving  7 & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  SEASIDE PLUMBING  FREE   ESTIMATES  A   COMPLETE  PLUMBING  Phone 886-7017 or 886-2848  SHOP   ON  WHEELS  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R.R.1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2116  TASCLLA 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  NEEDTIRB?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on  Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  STUCCO  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRY  GAMBIER CONSTRUCTION  FRANK FRITSCH  886-9505, Box 522, Gibsons  GIBSONS MARINE SERVICE Ltd.  at ESSO MARINE  Boat Hauling  Gas, Diesel Repairs, Welding  EVINRUDE SALES  O.M.C. Parts and Service  Phone 886-7411  A. andD.  BUILDING CONTRACTORS  Roberts Creek  Phone 886-9825  RICHARD F. KENNETT  NOTARY PUBLIC  Ph. 886-2481  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons.  We pay highest cash prices  for furniture  2nd hand items of all kinds  THE RENTAL SHOP'S  Second Hand Store  885-2848 anytime  FOR  Cycle Sales and Service  SEE  NUTS & BOLTS  ON THE WHARF  ALL MODELS AVAILABLE  ROBERTS CREEK DRY WALL  Taping and Filling by hand  and Machine  Spraytex Sparkle Ceilings  Free Estimates at any time  GOOD SERVICE  Phone 886-7193  Phone 886-2808  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES Lfd.  Everything for your building  needs  Free estimates  LAND   SURVEYING  R0Y&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  C  & S  HARDWARE  &  APPLIANCES  Sechelt ��� 885-9713  SECHELT CHAIN SAW CENTRE  LTD.  SALES  &   SERVICE  Chain Saws ��� Outboards  Boats ��� Marine Supplies  Sechelt 885-9626  0CEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  HARDWOOD    SPECIALISTS  Fine custom furniture  Store  &  Restaurant fixtures  Furniture Repairs  Custom designed  Kitchens & Bathrooms  In all price ranges  R. BIRKIN  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  Phone 886-2551  ACTON ELECTRIC LTD.  RESIDENTIAL  INDUSTRIAL  MARINE WIRING  ELECTRIC HEAT  LINE WORK  886-7244  BOAT SALES  Pleasure and Commercial  FISHING SUPPLIES  CLIFF  OLSEN  Ph. 885-9819 ��� Res. 885-9400  Benner Block Box 324  Sechelt Sechelt  CLIFF'S BOATS  & ACCESSORIES LTD.  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 Lid.  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 TPANSFB. Lfd.  Household Moving & Storage  Con^ete Parting  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  GENERAL &  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  On the Sunshine Coast  Mike Thomas ��� 886-7495  Write Box 709,  Gibsons, B.C.  VILLAGE STORE  GIBSONS  Phone 886-7460  Always a fresh stock of  Groceries, Meats, Confectionery  SHOP FROM 10 fo 10  7 DAYS A WEEK  SIC0TTE BULLDOZING Ud.  * LAND CLEARING  * ROAD BUILDING  * CRANE and GRADER  SERVICE  Phone 886-2357  PENINSULA STUCCO  & DRY WALL  All kinds of Cement Work  Phone Albert Ronnberg 886-2M6  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 ail Makeg  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 Ltd.  Machine   Shop  Arc & Acty Welding  Steel   Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  Phone 886-7721  Res.   886-9956  Point of law  (By   a   Practicing Lawyer)  Under the British Columbia  Traiffic Victims Indemnity Fund,  persons who are innocent victims in traffic accidents caused  by hit-and-run drivers, drivers  of stolen cars, drivers who are  not licensed or drivers who cannot pay damages, are compensated wholly or partly for damages and injuries' suffered.  The "fund provides up to a  maximum of $35,000 indemnity  for each accident which comes  within the provisions "of the governing act, due to one of the  causes mentioned above. All property damage claims are subject to $200 deductible. ThRs  means that if you are driving a  ���car worth $1,000 and you are hit  by a car driven by an uninsured  driver you can collect $800 as  compensation' for your car, presuming of course, that it was  completely damaged and.had no  salvage value.  (Copyright)  If you were the only innocent  victim involved in the accident  then the maximum of $35,000 is  available in payment for your  personal injuries minus what has  been paid out for your damaged  car. If you had a passenger in  your car at the time of the accident and both of you were injured, then the maximum of  $35,000 may have to be splat between the two of'you. There is  not a maximum of $35,000 for  each person but rather a maximum of $35,000 for each accident  and it must foe divided according to the number of people involved who may have a claim  against the fund.  Payments by the fund cover  such things as medical costs for  doctors, hospitals, ambulance  and loss of earnings for someone  who because of his injuries' is  kept away from his work. In  some cases the fund will also  pay up to one-half of legal costs.  Editor: As a real estate salesman I do indeed take exception  to your article Local Support  Desirable published in your February 24 edition.  Firstly, the reason I became  involved in selling real estate on  the Sunshine Coast was due to  property owners approaching me  and for your information agents  are licensed to sell real estate  in the Province of B.C.  Secondly, in all cases, without  exception, I co-operate with  other brokers whether I am selling in Gibsons, Vancouver, Powell River, Langley or elsewhere  in our province.  Thirdly, I have an interest in  several properties in Gibsons,  Powell River and elsewhere and  therefore contribute to the upkeep Of these areas with' tax  dollars. May I also point out that  many thousands of dollars are  spent by the people you condemn for food, lodging, repairs,  and local improvements.  And last but not least may I  point out that you have not been  too proud to take my money  when I wished to purchase material and advertising space  from you.  Let's put the mind in gear before we put the pen in motion.  ���H. M. RANKIN.  Editor: This is in response to  your editorial of February 24,  1971 re Local Support Desirable.  The undersigned who is a local  home-owner and taxpayer feels  that you have put yourself in a  very vulnerable position (with  all resipects to the freedom of  the press.) I dare you to pursue  this matter a great deal further  by running a feature article  complete with statistics showing  the gross dollar volume in sales  that our local real estate companies have achieved as compared to the so-called 'outsiders'  who come up from Vancouver.  It would also be very interesting to know how many advertising dollars the local real estate  companies spend to promote the  Sunshine Coast as compared to  the outsiders. Arid, one must remember that real estate advertising is the advertising that  gets to the general public. I'll  bet you that these so-called outside real estate companies spend  more advertising dollars in promoting the Sunshine Coast than  the combination of all of the lo-  TRAIL BAY CARTAGE  PHONE ANYTIME  885-2848  W. PHILIP GORDON  CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT  Room 208, Harris Block .  Gibsons  Ph. Bus. 886-2714; Res. 886-7567  cal real estate companies,  Boards of Trade or Comimetfoe,  iput together! These so-called  outsiders who come up from  Vancouver are the best boom in  the form of advertising that any  resident of the Sunshine Coast  could hope for. They bring in  resident and non-resident purchasers into the area who pay  local and government taxes that  may not otherwise be acquired.  Should I wish to offer my property for sale (and I'm just as  greedy as the rest of you) I'll  tell you what I'd Want! The real  estate salesman or company  who is willing to spend the most  dollars in advertising with the  broadest coverage and exposure  possible to get me the highest  possible price for my property.  In other words the more people  that know about my property  the better are my chances of  getting the highest price for it  I. could care less whether the  local real estate salesman can  continue to put bread and butter  on his family table every night  er that his company, could continue to find it economically  feasible to advertise in the classified section of your newspaper.  I want the most money that I  can get for my property!  Should I decide to become civic minded rather than just looking out for myself then I must  tip my hat to those, outsiders  who can lure people into the  area strictly by promotion.  These new commers wall hire local tradesmen such as carpenters, plumbers, electricians, etc.  and they will buy material locally which all adds to the economy  of the area. In turn we must assume that these local tradesmen  are also very civic minded and  that they will spend dollars more  freely and expand their businesses which will certainly add to  the overall economy of the area.  ���G. KNOWLES  Editor: It is my privilege, as  president, of the B.C. Tuberculosis-Christmas Seal Society,  to extend sincere thanks to you  and your paper for assistance in  making this past Christmas Seal  campaign the best on record.  British Columbians donated  more than $417,000 toward the  fight to eliminate tuberculosis  and to discover causes and cures  for other respiratory diseases,  such as emphysema and chronic  bronchitis.  This amount tops last year's  total by $7,000.  I would like to be able to  shake hands personally with  each publisher and editor around  the province in gratitude for assistance given in printing our  news releases and in helping to  keep readers informed of progress made and how they help  in the Society's field of endeavors.  You and your readers have  given the Society the opportunity to take another firm step into  the seventies with new strength  and purpose in reaching for our  goals.  ���C. W. DOODSON,  President. BOWLING  E & M BOWLADORME  High scores for the week:  Pat Edwards 258, Dori Joseph-  son   653   (251).  Kris   Josephson  86�� (336), Tom Stenner 315.  Gibsons A: Gene Yablonski 601  Buzz Graham 638 (268), Dori Josephson 633 (251), Kris Joseph-  son 726 (288), Carol McGivern  623 (229), Bill McGftvern 756  (252, 286), Freeman Reynolds  677, Pat Sloan 238, Marilyn Ellis 251, Don MacKay 698 (306),  Pat Edwards 609 (258), Mavis  Stanley 630 (226).  Teachers: Fred Swanson 250,  Art Holden 644, Tom Stenner 315  Linda Cain_pbe_l 240, Lottie  Campbell 656 (256), Marilyn Hop  kins 248, Brian Bennett 699 (251)  Jack Mueller 646.  Thurs. Nite: Lucy Shaver 227,  Dan Robinson 692 (308), Hans  Peterson 660, Art Holden 623  (273), Rick Simpkins 601, Taffy  Greig 691 (276), Evelyni Brest  621, Kris Josephson 860 (336,  276), Buzz Graham 697 (250).  Dunstan Campbell 629 (253).  Juniors (2 games): Rick Delong 406 (181. 225), Graeme Winn  366 (176, 190), Pat McConnell  268 (167), John Sleep 337 (152,  185). Ellin Vedoy 301 (176), John  Volen 354 (168, 186), Jack Inglis  304 (171), Ann Inglis (161), Mark  Wei__bandl (150), Stephen Charlesworth 415 (195, 220), Bruce  Green 393 (235, 158), Deborah  Hill 313 (169), Paul Scott 574  (291, 283), Glenn Beaudry 361  (178, 183), Kerry Drake (155),  Mike Hansen 318 (180).  Labor scene  Canada's first union-sponsored  day care centre for the children  of working mothers will open in  Victoria April 1. Sponsor of the  centre is the Victoria branch of  the B.C. Government Employees  Union.  The 2,000 member branch has  put up $4,000 for the operation of  the centre and for renovation of  the red brick building, at 106  Superior Street, which will have  facilities for care of 20 children  in the three-to-five age group.  Branch president Ken Kent  said electricians, carpenters and  other trades members of the  BCGEU have donated their time  and skills to the renovation job.  He said the centre, providing  care from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.  on week days, will operate on a  non-profit basis. It will be staffed by a supervisor and two assistants. Rates to be charged for  ���use of the centre will vary according to the parents' ability  to pay.  In Court  A Canadian star!  If there's a Canadian who hasn't heard of Anne Murray, he  couldn't have watched television,  listened to a radio or read a  newspaper during the last eight  months.  Almost everyone knows how  the 25 year-old blonde from Nova Scotia has catapulted from  relative obscurity (as a featured  singer on the CBC's . Singalong  Jubilee) to international prominence within a year.  CBC-TV's Telescope '71 presents a fascinating glimpse into  the private life and thoughts of  Canada's newest and biggest  star Tuesday, March 30 at 8:30  p.m. when they present Annie on  the Move, in color.  As well as her million seller,  Snowbird arid her top-selling albums, Anne has been named top  female enitertainer of the year  by Canadian Pressy awarded the  Canadian record industry's top  Juno Award, been nominated for  two Grammy Awards, starred in  two oif her own CBC-TV specials  (with two more to come) and  appears regularly on major U.S.  television.  Telescope's film crew, led by  David Pears, followed he r  through a rigorous grind of engagements, catching both her  public and private moments.  It's a picture album of Anne  on the move, starting1 with her  smash opening night at the posh  Imperial Room at the. Royal  York Hotel in Toronto to the inr  timate moments with her Mom  and Dad back home in Spring-  hill (where she grew up, the  only girl among five brothers).  Viewers will also watch her tap*-  ing the Glen Campbell Show in  Los Angeles arid in various locations around Toronto, including her new apartment home in  that city.  Shot-gun tee-off succeeds  School board  in dilemma  A dilemma faces the school  board. It has to decide whether  it will make the $53,000 sum  from an earlier referendum intended for construction of a  school board office surplus to be  used elsewhere.  The dilemma arises when the  board finds that if it does make  that sum surplus for use in Other  needs it would have a difficult  time in getting departmental approval of a new sum in a new  referendum.   The   department  points   out  that  under present  restrictions   building   of  school  board offices is not permissible.  Elphinstone school government  requested  the   board  give  further consideration to leasing the  gymnasium    for   further   non-  school dances, maintaining that  public  reaction   resulting   from  episodes   that   occur   at   such  dances    affects    them.    Board  members maintained that a public dance is not a dance for students and that the board feels  it has the situation under control.  A request for additional car  parking inside Gibsons Elementary School grounds was turned  down on the basis of fire hazard'  and increased traffic within the  grounds.  REBEKAH BANQUET  Mrs. Mary Steele, Mrs. Jennie  Reiter, Mrs. May Walker, Mrs.  Lola Turner and Mr. and Mrs.  T. Ivan B. Smith, members of  Sunshine Rebekah Lodge 82, attended the meeting and banquet at Powell River's Teshquoit  Lodge in honor of the assembly  president, Mrs. Catherine Slmiith  of Ohiiukthan Lodge 59, Ladner.  At the Sunshine Coast  and Country club spring tee-off,  Saturday, March 20, Chairman  of the Match Ray Witt welcomed all and then marshalled the  47 participants of the tournament  to the 9 tee-offs for a shotgun tee  off at 12:30 p.m.  Following the tournament a  social hour was held in the ctafo  room. A delicious dinner was  then served by convenor Lucille  Mueller and her team.  Trophies not presented at the  close of the season in the fall  were then presented by Ray  Witt: The: Walter Morrison Memorial Trophy to Don: and Maureen Sleep and the Hole-in-one  trophies to first winner Ed Sherman and second winner Cecil  Firth.  Prizes for Tee-off Day Tournament went to: Juniorsi, presented by Lee Redman, LOw gross,  Billy   Sneddon;   low  net,   Raymond Dube.  Ladies, presented by Doreen  Gregory: Low gross, 1st, Virginia Douglas; 2nd, Pat Witt and  3rd, Doreen Gregory; Low Net:  1st, Eva Mollick, 2nd Belle Dube  and 3rd Wilma Sim; High score,  Ann Kurluk, Grace Cuimirning  and Glenna Salahub.  Men's, presented by Lome  Gregory: Low Gross, 1st, Jim  Bishop, 2nd, Pat Mulligan and  3rd, Al Boyes; Low Net, 1st Phil  Nicholson, 2nd, Ed Laidlaw and  3rd Bob Cumming. High Score,  Sam Dawe, Bert Sim:  An informative question and  answer period was conducted by  Jim Bishop. He explained new  staking on the course and gave  correct interpretation of local  and some official rules.  The day wound up with a  dance convened by Glenna Salahub.  Senior talent required  Sechelt's Senior Citizens association  choral group practices  every Monday night and would  welcome more talent so phone  885-9772 if you are so inclined.  There is to be a bus trip Sunday  April 18  leaving Sechelt's  bus  depot at 8 a.m. for the IJradner  Bulb show and Westminster Abbey at Mission. Dave Hayward  will be at the bus depot Thursday morning selling tickets or  phone 885-9755 for reservations.  A   sjpring  tea   for   Saturday,  May 1 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. will  be held in Sechelt's Legion hall.  Mrs. Nellie Thwaites and Mrs.  Mildred   Whittaker   will  be   in  charge.   If  you want   to  mark  your, calendar well ahead there  will be a  fall bazaar and tea  Saturday, Oct. 30.  At the March 18 meeting with  Mrs. Madge Hansen, president,  in the chair Mrs. Lily Dunlop  was welcomed as a new member. A special welcome was accorded William Coffey.  Committee convenors appointed were Mrs. Maxine McNeil,  membership; Mrs. Esther Wagner, ways and means; Mrs. Dorothy Stockwell, entertainment;  Mrs. Nellie Thwaites and Mrs.  Mildred' Whittaker, social and  Mrs. Hazel Evans, communica  tion.  Mrs. Dorothy Stockwell sang  several Irish solos, accompanied  by Mrs. Hazel Evans, with members joining in on the familiar  words. ���  An enjoyable play entitled The  Wishing Stream was performed  by children of the Halfmoon Bay  area, sponsored by the Halifmoon  Bay Recreation commission. The  director was Mrs. Mary Tinkley  and the accompanist Mrs. Ruby  Hatcher. The cast included: Property Man, Sheila Murphy; Sing  Hi, Starr Manton; Sing Lo, Mary  Connor;   Small Brother,  Louise  Murphy;   Small   Sister,   Sherry  Jorgensen; the Old Woman, Janet HaTpnick;  Two Little Maids,  Carrie Trrousdell and Stephanie  Murphy;      Orchestra,     Freddy  Hansen, Travis Douglas and Kim  Greiner; Chorus Ginger and Cindy Cunningham and Elsie Kingston.  The next meeting will be on  April 15.  Have you rare sheets of music? If so we can copy them for  you on our Xerox machine at the  Coast News ��� while you wait.  ��  Coast News  Linda. Carole Montgomery of  Gibsons was fined $50 for a  charge of having .more than .08%  alcohol in her blood while driving. She also had no driver's licence and was fined $25.  Philip Lester Joe of Sechelt  was placed on a one-year suspended sentence with conditions  for a charge of oeing unlawfully in a dwelling house. This  charge arose when Joe forcibly  entered the dwelling house of  Rita Louise Lettiniga living on  Highway 101, west of the Peninsula Hotel. Police were called to  the scene in the early morning  and found Joe near the house at  which time he was arrested.  Police will be checking on  businesses in the coming week  outside the village of Gibsons  for 1971 trades licences and also  for unlicensed dogs.  THREE FIRE CALLS  There' were three fire calls  during the weekend, one Saturday near noon when a grass fire  was observed on North Road.  The second call came later in  the day when someone thought  a house >was on fire in the Gower Point area. It turned out to  foe burning stumps. The third  fire Sunday shortly before noon  occurred on Shaw road when a  grass fire required attention.  Sunshine Coast N.D.P. Club  ANNUAL MEETING  SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 8 pm.  St. Bartholomew's Anglican Hall  Gibsons Hospital Auxiliary  MINI THRIFT SHOP  1678 MARINE DRIVE, GIBSONS  HOURS: THURSDAY. 1 to 4 p.m.  All Fresh Stock  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 so desired.  This makes possible a change of clothes and a^ust-  ments to hair and make up, if needed. Sittings arr  ranged by appointment. Samples of photographic  work shown on request  C. ABERNETHY  Phone 886-7374  G>  JM  Peninsula Hotel  DINE and DANCE  Friday March 26  Dancing 10-2  Please reserve    Phone 886-2472

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