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Array Prov��nctial Library ,  Victoria- b�� C�� ':.���.���'���."',  Published at'Gibsons':-B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume 24  Number 33, September 1, 1971.  10c per copy  "������a  Where to Stay  COZY COURT MOTH.  Ml. 885-S314  Inlet Avenne ��� Sechelt  PEWNSUIA HOTEt  About 4 miles from Langdale  on Sunshine Coast Highway  Phone 886-2472  BONNIEBROOK CAMP  & TRAILER PARK  Gower Point  886-2887  Where to Eat  WHISPERING PINES  DINING ROOM  Ph. 885-9769  On the Waterfront ��� Sechelt  CEDARS INN  MOTEL ��� RESTAURANT  Full Dining Facilities  Sunshine Coast Highway  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9815  P9UN5ULA DRIVE-IN  & DINING ROOM  Dine & Dance every Sat.  Sechelt ���: Ph. 885-2311  COAST INN  FuU Dining Facilities  and Takeout Service  Just West:of Wharf,,  Gibsonjs ��� ,l?hi 886-997S  CHICK �� SHAK  Sunshine Coast Highway  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2821  Food Supplies  E&M GROCERY  & CWFEOIONERY  Open 7 days a week  9 a.m. to 10 p.m.  Sechelt. 885-9414  Get your Groceries at  GIBSONlCO-OP  ,     886-2522  We Deliver to Boats  Entertainment  Gibsons grows!  now 1936 people  A preliminary census report on Gibsons population  reveals the figure is now 1,936 with the (possibility of a  few more being added in the final report.  This was revealed at Tuesday night's Council meeting when Clerk David Johnston read out & letter from  Statistics Canada census report division on the census  taken during June.  Sechelt preliminary census figure is reported at  590.  Board supplies  Bi^spia answers  The Beaicfoco-mfoers, a new CBC  television half-hour fi_m series  in color, will igo into production  on the mainland coast of British  Columbia in - mid-September  Thorn Benson, director of entertainment for CBC's English services division, announces1.  The initial 13 episodes, for  telecast on the network in .the  1972-73 season, will be filmed on  location at ~ Gibsons. Shooting  starts- Sept. 11 and finishes Nov.  15, and will' return for one month  sometime in the spring.  , Bruno Gerussi wi-1 star in this^  adventure series, designed for  family viewing. He' will play ttie  role of Nick Adtonjdas, lone ;_of  the licensed British - - CokKmb-a  beachcombers' who ;make their  living as log salvagers .off the  rugged coastline. Other chiarac-  ters will include a 14-year-old  boy and his faimily, and an Indian yiouth. Supporting cast  members will be announced.  Members of the cast are seeking  the  use of  two  bedroom  homes to house members of the  group in twos or threes: Old au-  tomobies are sought and a.1930-9  Packard or car of .similar vintage-would be considered. -"  -iPiroduteer7;is. Philip  Keatlejy'  "^o~~i6i6o_uced   CBC-TV's   The*  Manipulators,   and   such    film  dnamas as the award-winning  Education of Phillistine and How  to Break a- Quarter Horse. Directors will be assigned from  Vancouver and Toronto.  - The series is created by Marc  and Susan Lynn Strange, star of  The Manipulators and his wife,  who will also contribute scripts.  Other writers wM include Bill  Meilen, a former writer of the  BBC series Z Cars, now on the  aioulty of the University of Alberta;, and :Merv Campone, the  Vancouver .actor who has written* swripts-for Ttie Manipula-  t-tprs. -Script editor is Suzanne  FSnlay, ~ CDC" Toronto drama'de^  p_t-$ment.  Police and helpers draw  The story of a rescue operation involving pairents, friends  and the RCMP is told in the  words of Mrs. Cloe _>ay, retired  school teacher well-known by  many people and weU-liked by  hcT former students.  Here is her story just as she  wrote it, s  On Monday, Aug. 23, Rob Ash-  by (my grandson) took a couple  of little house guests, Heidi Bush  from Prince George and Karen  Hiritze.. from Tsawwassen, up  GiibsOn Creek to look for a wa-  teiifaill. They found it but the  terrain was rugged'and the two  girls were worn out by the time  they started home.  Because the girls were only  11 years old and Rob was 15 he  decided to hack out the trail and  try to make it a bit safer. On top  a rock bluff, the moss slipped  loose and Rob p-unimeted down  the canyon about 45 feet, breaking a leg in the fall and unable  to move from where he finally  stopped tumbling, either to get  up the canyon or on down another 30 or 40 feet to the creek  bed;  ���The little girls panicked at  first, but must be given much  credit for regaining composure,  following the creek bed to keep  _2��iE_.    Home building increasing  Sunnycrest ��� Gibsons  886-2827���Show starts 8 p.m  Tides  Sept.       LT      T  HT    T  1   ���  12.7   0045  3.4   0910  13.7   1705  11.5   2200  ,  2  13.0   0225  2,9   1000  14.0   1735  10.6   2245  t  . 3   ���     -  13.3   0330  2.6   1050  14.3   1800  9.5   2325  4   ���  13.6   0440  2.8   1130  14.7   1825  5               8.1   0010  13.8   0540  3.5   1215  15.0   1850  6               6.5   0055  13.9   0640  4.7   1255  15.1   1915  7               5.0   6140  13.9   0745  ,    6.1   1335  15.1   1945  8               3.8   0225  13.9   0850  7.7   1425  14.9   2020  COURTESY OF  MARINE MEN'S WEAR  Increased activity ii_ home  building continues on the Sunshine Coast according to Regional District figures by Fred Reyburn, building inspector, releass-  ed by the Regional board at last  week's monthly meeting. These  figures -do not include btu-lding  in Gibsons or Sechelt villages.  The 1971 Regional total for  eight months ending in August  reached $2,615,950 compared to  $2,268,050. But in the 1970 total  were  St.  MaryV Hospital  and  Camp Elphinstone construction..  costing $916,000 wftkSto; wouild  uorptu-^suoo ouioq *_tp uieaur  this year shows; an increase  close to the $1,300,000 mark.  ' There are now more than 100  new homes built or under construction, plus some home alterations included in this total.  Mr. Rus�� Flows acted as building inspector during the absence of Mr.; Reyburn. on holidays: He was kept extremely  busy and did a very good job,  the Regional board was told.  1585 MARINE DRIVE  GIBSONS - 886-2116  NEW MAP READY  The Dominion Map Ltd. revised Sunshine Coast map is now  available at the Coast News  Results of inquests on two fatalities in the area resulted in  both being: declared iaccidental  with no blaone attached.  The July 31 fatality involving  Earl Julian' of "Seohelt who was  killed on the highway at Lockyer Road with John Harvey as  coroner resulted in a verdict of  accidental death with no ibHaime  on the tm-ck driver Ken Gurney  plus the recommendation that a  pedestrian path be added to the  roadlway.     .     '  The inquiry into the death of  Frederick A. Pile of. Coquitlam;  who died when struck iby a truck  driven by William W. Lafcing  also  resulted  in  an  accidental  death verdict with no'blame attached..^ was coroner.- .  MOTORCYCLIST INJURED  Motonoyfclist John Wilson, 17,  of Port Coquitlam', at 11 a.m.  Monday, turning the corner at  Middlepoint skidded resulting in  his being struck by a car driven  by Ernest; HoJIoway of Vancouver. Wilson was taken to hospital with brol-en;-!--_-bs.  FOURTH PRIZE  Ian Elgar. 1057 Fraiiklin Road,  drew fourth prize: irt the Vancouver Sun Salimon Derby when  Ihe caught a 28 lb. 3 oz. chinook.vin L. Korolek.  praise  from getting lost, hiking out  about three-miles to my homestead cabin Where the daughter  -of. another house guest, Donna  ���Hague from Calafornia, was resting from a similar hike the day  before. Karen took Donna back  to Rob and Heidi hiked on out  to a.telephone for help.  7 Rob's father, who took a  course in industrial! __rst aid- this  year and Heidi's father rushed  in, taking b_ankets, rope and a  knife. I went back for more help.  The Forshner men,; George and  Terry, Al Klan from Vancouver,  and Donna's father, Ken Hague,  got started in about half an hour  .later, :and then came Cpl. L.  Biggeman, along with another  ROMP constable. They asked a  few questions and went hack for  Paul Mulligan and the firemen  and more police. They brought  the inhalator crew, a basket  stretcher and- crew, the walkie  talkie man, had a doctor waiting  at the clinic, and just did all  that, people: can possibly do ���  and with complete success.  Chuck (Ashfoy) had the patient  properly splinted and had made  -the best stretcher they could  and the first six men in had him  started out when the stretcher  crew met them. Rob had ��a__en  about 2 p.m. and they got him  to the clinic about 7.20 that evening, and right on to the hospital immediately. He is doing  well.  I can't really wish this kind of  thing on anybody, but if a few of  [ those discontented people who  yell about the "pigs" and the  "JbiTUtality squad" could see  those sarnie men in this kind of  "situation, there would be no  more bellyaching and the police  wouldn't have such a hard life.  Our  old  world  may  have  a  heck of a lot wrong with it, but  'it also has a heck of a lot of fine  'people in  it  and- we  shouldfrt't  forget "it. ��� CLOE DAY.  . .Other members of the RCMP  involved included Constables Ian  Titley-, Robert Kennedy and Mer-  Answers to questions asked  the Regional board by William  Bryson, pro-tern president of the  Sunshine Coast Regional Ratepayers Association, were placed  before the Regional board at its  meeting on August 26. They follow:  Finance Committee report on  a -tetter of the pro-tern executive of the Sunshine Coast Regional Ratepayers' Assn., dated  July 14.  When the chairman of the Regional board charged the finance  comimittee to prepare a report  in reply to a number of questions by the pro-tern executive  of the Sunshine Coast Ratepayers' Association, he expressed  grave concern that the pro-tern  executive was actually not seeking answers to specific questions  but ^on-y publicity. The finance  committee shares this concern  and has come to the conviction  that the letter is ilso part of a  continuing jcast-pai^^^ to  the district into disrepute and to  run down its efforts to bring improvements to the electoral  areas of the Sunshine Coast.  This campaign has been waged for some time now'by certain  personages, who believe that  their positions in the community  are so important that they are  entitled to command the Board  to act to their bidding. So far,  such attempts have not been successful, as the Board has to do  its job to the best of its ability  on behalf of all people, whether  they consider themselves very  important or just ordinary citizens.  The chairman's and finance  committee's apprehension about  the sincerity of the pro-tem executive appears justified after  study of the letter in detail.  Some of the questions were put  with only a pretense of expertise, others were based) on pure  ly personal but uniniformed opinions. The rest consists of a number of non-factual statements  with questions asked about these  statements. The letter ends with  some wild accusations and slogans, in which platitudes are  fairly evenly mixed with threats  against the elected members of  the board.  However the finance committee, after having been charged  by the board to report on the  matter, decided to disaregard the  obvious propaganda completely  and to assume.that answers to  at least some of the questions  could be in the public interest,  if they could be stripped of their  verbiage, more clearly defined  and their actual meaning clarified. For this purpose, finance  committee chairman immediately endeavored! to arrange, a  meeting with the proiteir��execur  tive -oif the ratepayers' association tos^tam;ther clarification.  ���v; But Jut four surprise ai-oVcdnster-  ^nation^^ tlie- -pro4em ch#  and the pro-tem secretary flatly  refused. The finance committee  is forced, therefore, to conclude  that thepurpose of the^letter  was not to show any sincere desire to be helpful to the Board  or the people of the Sunshine  Coast, but only to seek publicity  lor the to-be-formed ratepayers**  association and to get Thold of  cash iby peddling memberships.  So, if this report does not fully answer all the so-called questions, such shortcomings can be  blamed more on the finance com  mittee chairman's "poverty of  intellect" than on his "warped  mayorality concept." However  the finance committee wishes to  emphasize that their effort to  provide answers was neither increased nor diminished by the  hysterical outbursts of the pro-  tem chairman of the ratepayers  association during a public  (Continued on Page 2A)  Resignation denied  Rumors that Drector Frank  West of the Regional District  board Area E (Gibsons Rural)  had turned in his resignation to  the board were denied at Thursday night's board meeting last  week by Director West who said  so in the following statement:  "To give re-assurance to my  voter-electors in area E and to  disabuse the pro-tem executive  of the Sunshine Coast Ratepayers' Association" and/or the Peninsula Times (I have difficulty  lately to keep those two apart  as separate bodies) of any false-  hope: I herewith state that I  have not resigned as director of  Area E. Having once accepted  the honor of being their representative on the Reigional Board,  -I am determined to carry out  the duties of my office until my  tfrdends, the voter-electors of  Area E ��� and they alone ��� decide otherwise.  "I further assure you that I  have*not the slightest intention  -to even consider resignation before my term is up. I agree that  ���thisTmay be somewhat disap-  ipointing to the pro-tem apostles  of-the'new faith1 in fulmination  that   they   are   presently   not  called upon to be the saviors of  area E. But, unfortunately, I  cannot be got rid of that easily  by mere wishful thinking or kiteflying."  The rumor also mentioned the  name of Director Lome Wolverton of area F (Langdale) as also  having turned in his resignation.  Secretary Charles Gooding has  stated he has no resignations  ifrom anyone. Director Wolverton was absent on vacation for  last week's Regional District  meeting.  GRADUATION SEPT. 18  Elphinstone School graduation  ceremonies will take place at  the school on the evening of  Sat, Sept. 18.  COLD-BLOODED!  Scouts David Brackett and  Donald Hauka rescued a kitten they found tied into a  buriap sack and left at the  ���garbage dump to await death  by starvation.  The kitten has now been  nursed back to health and  adopted by a kindly Gibsons  family.;   -  iiiuuuiniuwimuiiiuiuuiunwmtimmminraumnnfflimmnw 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.  Campaign opening shots?  Last Thursday night's meeting of the Regional District board  smacked considerably of election campaign tactics*.  First caime an attack on* Mayor Wally Peterson of Gibsons by  Director Harry Almond of Roberts Creek area.  Nest Director Frank West quashed a report which has been  circulating from Sechelt. This report also linked Director Lome  Wolverton in the resignation bracket but as he is away on holidays  there is neither confirmation or denial available.  Director Almond did not Ike Mayor Peterson's sarcastic or  scoffing statements while presiding as mayor in Gibsions council  chamber. These statements, Director Almond felt were meant to  belittle or malign the Regional Board.  The remark by Director Almond can be supported by others  who have attended council meetings. The mayor's general attitude  has been that nothing ever really occurs at Regional' meetings. As  Gibsons representative to the Regional board it has been his duty  to report back to council on the activities of the board. This he has  failed to do on many occasions.  To get the Regional Board's water policy known to Gibsons aldermen the Regional Board arranged some time ago that Gibsons  council appoint the chairman of its water committee to attend Regional water meetings.  (In case some readers do not know both Gibsons and' Seehlelt  villages are part of the Regional District with seats on the District board. On a population basis;'.Gibsons has two votes and Se-  chelt one.)  Director Almond in concluding his remarks said that if Director Peterson cannot frame himsef to a better attitude of normal  participation perhaps he should appoint some other member of  council with a 'more mature outlook, willing to accept the* res;-  ponsilbility of representing the village of Gibsons an a more normal  and honest manner.  (Directors do have alternates and Mayor Peterson's is Alderman Gerry Dixon who attends meetings with him.)  "The rumors concerning Directors West and Wolverton imply r  ing that they had turned in their"resignations originates, as Mr.  West said, in Sechelt. The only person wiho inquired at the Coast  News office whether it was true, was Mayor Peterson. On checking with the Regional board it was learned the report was not true.  Tying in with these two situations are remarks by Director  West ;as -chairman ol the aboard^^^jfinan^,:con__-_ittee when replying  to the ���'���July 14 Ifetter from the pr^-teon Sunshine Coast Regional  Ratepayers'association executive. These remarks follow:  "When the chairman of the Regional Board charged the finance  committee to prepare a report in reply to a number of questions  by the pro-tem executive of the Sunshine Coast Ratepayers Association, he expressed grave concern that the pro-tem executive  was actualy not seeking answers to specific questions, but only publicity. '  "The finance committee shares this concern and has come to  the conviction that the letter is also part of a continuing campaign  to bring the district into disrepute and to run down its efforts to  bring improvements to the electoral areas of the Sunshine Coast.  This campaign has been waged for some time now by certain personages, who believe that their positions in the .mmunity are so  important that they are entitled to command the Board to act to  their bidding. So far, such attempts have not been successful, as  the board has to do its job to the best of its ability on behalf of all  people, whether they consider themselves very important or just  ordinary citizens."  The situation within the Regional Board r ; regards directors  endling their terms this year, reveals that Chairman J. H. Tyner  of Madeira Park will seek re-election for Area A (Pender Harbour)  and Director Frank West for Area E (Gibsons Rural). The tHird  man will be Director Hubert A. Slade representing Area C (Selma  Park). His intentions are not yet cear.  It should be expected that this campaign against members of  the Reigional board, now that it has started, will become more disparaging as election time draws closer.  However, Director West in his reply to questions asked by the  Sunshine Coast Regional Ratepayers association on July 14 implied that all is not lost yet! The pro-tem executive aptpaflenitly is  beginning to realize that their credibility could only be enhanced  if their statements could be backed up by some fact. So, Director  West continues, they decided to form a fact-finding committee.  Such a project is welcome, because a ratepayers association which  only operates on hearsay and prejudices is not much good to anybody. (Director West's reply to the July 14 series' of questions  will be found starting on Page One).  5-10-20 years ago  FIVE YEARS AGO  Mrs. Isabel Dawson, Soared;  Tony Gargrave, NDP, and Joe  Benner, Liberal, were nominated for the Sept. 12 provincial  election.  Westminster Anglican Diocesan office has informed Gibsons  council it would willingly turn  over Kinsanen Park (now Dougall Park) to the municipality.  10 YEARS AGO  A public meeting has been  called by Gibsons council to decide on rezoning Bay area lots  as part of a marina project.  15 YEARS AGO  A school of about 30 killer  whales skirted the shore in  Camp Byng area on. their journey downcoast.  The Super-Valu store in the  Sunnycrest  area  was  offidaly  opened Thursday, Sept. 6. -  20 YEARS AGO  The B & J Sawmill at Wilson  Creek will be closed down affecting work for 14 employees.  Closing down of woods during  a dry spell has delayed construction of Elphinstone school due to  lack of lumber.  A Savary  (By ERIC THOMSON)  On last Easter Monday, I took  an early morning walk along the  Savary Island beach at low tide,  and I th-ught that I had that  half-mile. wide , expanse to myself, but I came across a small  girl wrapped in thought and not  much else, who was digging a  hole in the sand. She was my  .gii_~friend Tricia, of yester-year:.  A year ago at Easter, when I  played my bagpipes in front of  my son's house, it brought a  fairy elf, on the run through the  salal from where her parents  were clearing a lot nearby. This ,  was Tricia, then aged 5, ;a  (blonde with two" pigtails, 'but  when her hair was loosened, she  looked very like Tenniel's Alice.  We exchanged greetings this  morning, and when I asked her  how things were going, she replied, and I qiiote, that she had  a problem. I explained that T  was a lawyer, and my services  were at her disposal. With commendable briefness she explained that she had been born on  Easter Sunday, but Easter ��� Sunday moved round a bit, and that  the date was the 18th.     _  I said that her mother might  not look with favor on a double-  header, an Easter Sunday birthday party on Savary, and another in North Vancouver on the  18th, but it was wonderful to be  able to spend Easier Sunday at  Savary, as my son and I had  done for years, tout to be able  to have a birthday party there  on Easter Sunday ' was something special, so, from now on,  my son and I, who came well  prepared, would like to have  Tricia and her mother along to  a tea-party on Easter Sundays;  Tricia told me that she had  something for me, and disappeared up, and over the bank. I  expected some sample of marine  biology, tout Tricia re-appeared  with a hen-sized chocolate Eas  ter egg in one hand, and' in the  other, a miniature bottle of De-  war's Scotch whisiky. To one  who had been sceptical of fair-/  ies, this seemed convincing proof'  of their existence.1 There were  two sequels to this encounter.  The one was that Tricia's mother spoke to me next day, and  said that Tricia wished! she had  a grandfather, and that she  would like the old man next door  This is about the nicest compliment I have ever received, and  I gladly became an adopted  grandfather.  The other was this: Two years  ago, when my wife and I were  last at Savary, we arranged! for  Willie, our son, and Wehdly, his  wife, to take us over to Lund in  their boat, and then in their car  down to Powell River, to get the  Sechelt bus to home. Wendy then  said that they were going to fly  from Powell River to Vancouver  spend the night there, and go  out to Surrey next day to pick up  a 10-days-old baby girl for adoption, and that they were going  to call- her after -her grandmothers, Laura Mary.  This announcement, to put it  mildly, startled the potential  grandmother, but on the airriyal  of the infant! all doubts were resolved and she has been in every way a charming addition to  the family. She was born on  July 22. One day this spring,  when our Wendy, who has a Hibernian background, was having  tea with me on our verandah at  Hopkins, she was eating the last  of a Molly O'Rourke cake from  Dublin, Ireland, and remarked  that it would make a good birthday cake.  Then and there it was arranged to have, a birthday party for  Laura May at Savary, and as I  was (born on July 19,1 suggested  a joint birthday party between  these dates, and I would get the  cakes. So, there were two of  these   Irish   cakes,   two   blue  candles on the one and two pink  candles on the other, and the  weatherman was more than kind  so on the afternoon oif Ihe 21st,  all Rabbit's friends and rela^  tions gathered around an elderly Pooh and- the tea table, which  was set in the glade between  house and the sea*, and enjoyed  themselves to the full.  On behalf of my grand-daughter and myself, I had to say a  lot of thank-yous. particularly to  Willie and Wendy that we were  "*^**0***l^****^**0+^*^0*0*  2      Coast News, Sept. 1, 1071.  both in that beautiful .place, and  that it was not often that one  .celebrant was 41 times the age  of the other. It was quite an experience to be sitting there, with  my adopted grand-daughter on  one side of me, and with the  wise little girl who had adopted  me as a grandfather on the  other. I gave the first little girl  Beatrix Potter's books, but I  was puzzled as to what to give  Tricia, but the answer was sitting beside me, I gave her am  extra nice grandmother.  N. Richard McKibbin  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  Peninsula  PHOTOGRAPHERS  *    WEDDINGS . '    ���  * vPORTRAITS   -    ������ '  *    PASSPORTS  ���'���*    COMMERCIAL  7��   C. Abernethy, 886-7374 or 886-7215  STEAM CLEANING  AUTOMOTIVE UNDB.C0ATING  COMPLETE CAR CLEANUPS  UPHOLSTERY CLEANING ��� CAR WASH  CUT POLISH ��� SIMONIZE  FOR ESTIMATES AND APPOINTMENT . ,  Phone 886-2784  ESSLEM0NT EQUIPMENT SERVICES LTD.  - Benefits and contributions under the Canada  Pension  Plan  will increase in 1972, it was announced   jointly,   by    Nationals  Health   and   Welfare < Minist^f  John Munro and National Rw^t  venue Minister Herb Gray. Mri-  Munro's department is responsible for the administration of  benefits under GPP, while National Revenue is responsibJDefor  the coverage and collection of  contribuitidns under the plan.  The increases result from a  two percent rise in the Pension  Index, the legal maximum. Pension Index changes reflect increases in the Consumer Price  Index.  Mr. Gray said maximum annual pensionable earnings under  the Canada Pension Plan will  ibe $5,500 in 1972, up from $5,400  in 1971. Maximum yearly contributions by employers and employees will become $88.20 each,  increased from $86.40. Self-employed persons will contribute a  maximum of $176.40, compared  ���to the 1971 figure of $172.80.  More than 300,000 retirement,  survivors' and disability benefits wil be increased in January, 1972.  Benefits for orphans and the  S0hildreh of disabled contributors, and the flat-rate components of pensions to widows, disabled widowers and disabled  conti-butors will increase to  $27.60 monthy, from $27.06.  The maximum death benefit  under the Canada Pension Plan,  payable in a lump suim to the  estate of a deceased contributor,  will be $550 for deaths occurring  in 1972. The 1971 maximum is  $540.  Information on (benefits and  contributions in the province of  Quebec will be announced by the  Quebec Pension Board which administers the Quebec Pension  Plan and the provincial revenue  department.  Mr. Munro added that the  (Guaranteed Income Supplement  payable to lower income old age  pensioners will also increase as  a result of the rise in the Pension Index.  The maximum combined Old  Age Security pension and Guaranteed Income Supplement for a  single person or a married person, whose spouse is not also a  pensioner will increase in April,  1972 to $137.70 from $135.00, the  maximum supplement portion  becoming $57.70.  The    maximum    supplement  combined with the pension, for  a married person whose spouse  is also; a pensioner, will increase  to $130.05 from its present $127.50  ll_iat i_v each spouse will receive  ��� a vtotal payment Of $130.05, the  _mppleimei-t portion being $50.05.  A married couple 65 or older  can' be eligible for a maximum  combined monthly benefit of  $260.10 a month compared with  $255.00 at present.;  "rilgetit... -t,sfcrmew  .and it usually is. Even the most  understanding parents enjoy and  deserve a little time out of earshot.  Next time there's the least excuse,  give her an extension phone for her  bedroom. She'll be delighted and  you'll experience more than the usual  pleasure of giving. Call our  business office.  B.C.TEL ��  ��-,T*��-l*  Tra-t-ft-w Coast News, Sept. 1, 1971.      5  Rewarding as the promise of our northern development-  f   ' s-'Z    -    '�����  As the Pacific Great Eastern Railway moves  steadily northward, growth and prosperity  quickly follow. New towns, new industries, and  new jobs are created as this vital shipping  route ajlows.a fuller utilization of British Columbia's abundant resources. Today, the pace  of development, quickens as the PGE moves  ahead in two separate regions. In the far northeastern corner of the province, the last links  of steerare being laid, marking completion of  the rail line into Fort Nelson . . . while northwest of Port St. James, a new 420-mile route is  underconstruction, due for completion in 1974.  Reflecting the promise of this bold development is the new issue of PGE 6Vz% Parity  Bonds.  Unconditionally guaranteed by the Province of  British Columbia, these new bonds yield 6Vz%  per annum, with interest payable quarterly  and bonds are cashable at any time for the full  purchase price. In British Columbia today,  there isn't a better, safer way to gain a sub  stantial guaranteed return on your family  savings. And your investment will help to assure continued growth for our great north  country.  The Issue: Purchases of this issue by an individual or company are limited to $25,000.  Denominations: Bearer bonds are available  with coupons attached in denominations of  $100, $500, $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000.  Registration: Bonds of $1,000, $5,000 and  $10,000 can be fully registered.  Interest: Interest at the rate of 6Vz% per annum will be paid on the 15th day of December,  .March1, June and September during the currency of the bond.  Date of Issue: September 15, 1971.  Date of Maturity: September 15, 1976.  Redemption: Pacific Great Eastern 6M>% Parity  Development Bonds can be redeemed at par  value at anytime at any bank in the Province  of British Columbia, or at any branch of the  Pacific Great Eastern Railway's bankers  throughout Canada.  T   Fort Nelson  Creek  t*  Buy now  at Banks, Trust Companies  and investment Dealers  throughout British Columbia. HELP WASfflED  MISC FOR SMI  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  Deadline ��� Tuesday noon  4c a word, Minimum 75c  Subsequent Insertions -54 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  USA and overseas $8.50  East. Canada $5.00  PHONE 886-2622  COMING EVENTS  TWILIGHT  THEATRE  Gibsons  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827  Members of any Oddfellows  Lodge now living on the Sunshine Coast can get in touch with  the local Lodge by calling evenings 886-9373, Gibsons or 885-  9673 Sechelt. It's Important!    Sept. 5: Sun., 8:30 pan. The Sunshine Coast Youth Centre will  show a Festival of Silent Movies  in the United Church Hall, Gibsons-. Free.  MARRIAGES  Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Arthur, Gibsons, are pleased to announce  the forthcoming marriage oif  their younger daughter Shannon  Mary to Bruce Marshall1 Wilson,  son of Mr. and Mrs. Roibert Wilson, Gibsons, on Saturday, Sept.  4, 1971, Rev. James Williamson  ofificialAng. ________  Mr. and Mrs. Len Swanson, Gibsons, are happy to announce the  forthcoming marriage of their  elder daughter Trudy Elaine, to  Mr. Ros-ald Kiyomi Baba, son of  Mr. and Mrs. Kohei Baba of  Roberts Creek. The wedding/will  take place Sept. 18 at 3 o'clock  at St. Bartholomew's Anglican  Church, Gibsons. _____  DEATHS  BANKS ��� Aug. 15,  1971, Margaret    MtoPherson    Banks,     of  Granthams* Landing. Survived 'by  2 daughters, Mrs. Peggy Johns,  Richmond, Mrs. Dandy Ma-tin,  Victoria;   2 sons,. Bill, Vancouver,  Robert, North- Vancouver;  1 sister, Mrs. E. L. Stevens, Toronto, 8 grandchildren, .7 greatgrandchildren.   Funeral  service  was held Wed.,  Aug.  18 from  Gilbsons United Church, Rev. J..  Williaimson officiatng. Interment-  Ooeanvew Cemetery.; HARVEY  FUNERAL HOME, Directors.  FITCHETT ��� August 24, 1971,  at Victoria, B.C., Alice Rosina  Fitchett, in her 89th year, Of  Gibsons, B.C. Survived by 1  daughter, Mrs. Rose Harris, Victoria; 2 sons, Dick and Jack,  Gilbsons, B.C., 3 sisters, Mrs.  Mabel Burls, Gibsons; Mrs. Ann  Fox, Burnaby, Mrs. Hilda Fisher, Nanaimo; 3 brothers, Arthur  Vancouver, George and Tom,  -Saskatchewan; 4 grandchildren;  4 great-grandchildren. Funeral  ���service was held Friday, August  27 at 2 p.m. from the Faimily  Ohaipel of the Haitvey Funeral  Home, Gibsons, B.C., Rev. D.  Brown officiated. Interment Seaview Cemetery.  Mcdonald ��� Aug. 23, 1971,  John Angus McDonald, of Seaview Road, Gibsons, B.C., aged  95 years. Survived by one daughter, Mrs. Bette Myers, Kingston,  Ont., and many other Mends  and relatives. Funeral service  was held Wednesday, Aug. 25,  from the Family Chapel of the  Harvey Funeral Home, Rev.  Ernest Lehner officiated. Interment Seaview Cemetery.  CARD OF THANKS  A sincere thank you to our neigh  bors and friends for their many  acts of kindness during my recent illness. A special thanks to  Dr. H. Inglis and staff of St.  Mary's Hospital.}  ���Dorothy Johnson.  LOST  1 large black Labrador, 8 month  old, answers to Belle., Wed.,  Aug. 25. Finder please phone  886-2041.  "Westgyle" white and blue row-  boat, Aug. 27, from Soames Pt.  Reward. Phone Collect 433-8750  or 226-5033.  FOUND  Found on Gower Point Road,  near Tennis Court, pair of sunglasses  in  case.  Now at Coast  News.   Cowfboy boot for left foot. Now  at Coast News.  Lady's watoh found Aug. 16,  Pebble Beach. Owner phone 886-  9388.  Periodically permanent spare  crew positions are available in  our pulp operation at Port Mellon. These spare crew jobs can  progress into permanent operating positions.  Interested applicants should  apply in writing, giving full details of past work history and  personal data to the Personnel  Supervisor, Canadian Forest Pro  ducts Ltd., Howe Sound Pulp Division, Port Mellon.  These applications will be reviewed and where necessary interviews set up at a mutually acceptable time.     .-.  Handy man to work on building  renovation and maintenance either full time or on weekends.  Contact Mr. Fournier, 886-2025,  Friday. ._ .  . Stenographers, typists, bookkeeping, etc., interested in tesm-  poraiy work, send name and  telephone number to Box 2039,  Coast News.  WORK WANTED  Day care for child in my home.  Phone 886-7458.  Young people available and willing to help you. If you have any  job or need assistance please  call 886-9893, Sunshine Coast  Youth Centre.  J & P MASONS  Experienced bricklayers and  stone masons. Phone 886-2231.  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827  Chimney sweep, stoves cleaned.  Phone 886-2834 after 5 p.m.  JOHN HARPER  Designer, Cabinetmaker  Carpenter  REASONABLE PRICES  886-7065  _n_rujii_n_ri_rLr��-i~i_r-1~> ~m~�����.-~ ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� -~r~��� ��� ��� ���  Handyman will paint your home,  or do general nuisance jobs, or  what have you. Call Frank at  886-7054.  ���*-^_-___-_--___--_-----_-----------. i ii ���   i ___���������_������������-���  Dressmaking and alterations.  Phone 886-7589. Mrs. N. McKenzie,  1631 Marine Dr., Gibsons.  .��--fc  ELECTROLUX  SALES & SERVICE  BOB W ALTH AM  ,:./:i885^78|^;.  Do you require .bookkeeping',  statements, balance sheets, and  personal income tax? Phone  886-9331.  We provide a complete tree service for the Sunshine Coast.  AM work insured and guaranteed to your satisfaction.  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES  885-2109  VERNON & SON  BULLDOZING  Land clearing with  clearing blade  Grading and Excavating  Competent work, Service  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Phone 886-2887 or 886-2894  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.  FUELS  'FIREWOOD ��� Alder or Fir $18  a cord, $10 Yz cord, any length1,  split, delivered and piled!. 886-  2467 evenings.    COAL  Drumheller Lump  Drumheller Egg  Heatglow Briquettes  PRATT ROAD  AUTO WRECKERS  Phone 886-9535  ANNOUNCEMENTS  For membership or 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.   Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  885-9534, 886-99014 or 885-9327,  Mr. & Mrs. 885-9865 after 5 p.m.  COMPRESSED AIR  FIRE EXTINGUISHERS  t     RECHARGED.  Skin-divers available  for salvage work  Marine Hardware  Fibreglass, paint, rope,  canvas  WALT NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.   Gibsons, 886-9303   MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827  Combination garbage burner and  electric stove, Enterprise, recent  -mode-, auto controls, glassed  oven door, excellent condition.  $100 or nearest offer. Phne 885-  9430. y;  Boy's bike, 3 speed, almost new.  Phone 883-2581. 7     ':������'.XX  ij  Y2 ton pickup truck canopy.. Top  quality construction and materials, sliding aluminum, windows  and vent. Inside to be finished.  Phone 886-2581. ��� "���   7   7  Solid oak bed with clean spring  .mattress, $25; Wringer washer1,  works OK, $10; 38 ft 12 x 12 asphalt tiles, grey and, green,; $4^;  Kemlac burner fan* ;and carburetor motor, $5; 2 verandaharm  chairs both for $10. Phone 886-.  9580. -7  New chrome suite, $80; chesterfield and chair, $200; 4 yr. range-  irotisserie, $100. Phone 886-9351.  Boys English Glider bike, excellent condition: $29. Phone 886-  2551. 7 ��� ' ��� :.:.,���-      ��,. *.  2 oil heaters, 1-45,000 BTU at  $35; 1 55,000 BTU at $45. Phone  886-2728    -   .       .,*. ;���;������,;���,,.  12' x 48' house trailer, partly  furnished; '65 Suzuki motorcycle, open to offers. 20 sheets Yz"  plywood, D grade, good for sheet  ing. Phone 886-9880. 7     v  11 cu. ft. General Electric fridge  *, AutooniatiiC,  defrost,   coppertone,  older model, good working con*-  dition. Best offer. Phne 886-2807.  WINSTON'S SPORTING GOODS  Head of Wharf  The one-stop Sports Shop  Gibsons, 886-9600   15 ft. Oasis trailer, sleeps 5.  Platform scales, carpet sweeper, .bumper jack. Ten pin howl-  ing ball. Phone 885-2116. <  Chinchillas, breeding stock and  young.  Reasonable price.  Also  Muffed Tumbler pigeons. E. Suri'  tees, Halfmoon Bay. Ph. 885-9303  IF IT'S SUITS - IT'S MORGANS  885^9330, Sechelt, ;  12' x 65' mobile home, with tip  out, 2 bedlrooms, only ,2 years  old. Phone 886-7187.   J & S ENTERPRISES LTD.  886-7123  NATIONAL FEEDS DEALER  National Dog Food $3.25  Wheat :7______--__ $2.10  Cr; Oats J___7_-_- $2.10  16% Pig Grower -���!.__'__ $2.30  y  Complete line of feed     ~fjN  7   at reasonable prices      <1'M>  HORSESHOEING ��**'  7 Practical & v-Coirectave  Graduate Farrier  North Road, Gibsons, 886-7123  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  1963 Chev H.T., 283 cu. motor,  P.S. & P.B., radio, etc. Al shape  On display at K & E lowing,  Roberts Creek Rd., Roberts Ck;  Price $450 or closest offer.  1962 Vauxhall station wagon,  clean, $295. 886-9890.  1956 Chevrolet f_ ton pickup,  $250. Phone 886-2613.  '51 Ford, good transportation,  $50 Garry Lawson, 885-2087.  1963 4x4 Jeep, aifter 6 p.m.  Phone 886-9506.  Volkswagen, running good, $175.  Phone 885-9737.  15 ft. Oasis trailer, sleeps 5.  885-2116.  ���  BOATS FOR SALE  16 ft. plywood boat glassed to  the waterline; 1968 55 hp. Evinrude; tilt trailer. Phone 886-7219/  16' Ferguson boat, FG over ply.  40 hp. Johnson. 886-7735:  12' aluminum Starcraft, 6 hp.  Johnson 'motor, both absolutely  new, never used, 25.% off regular  price.  Phone 886r7078.       -7  16 ft. cabin boat, rib... motor, fibreglass to waterline, good  shape. Best offer. 886-240L -  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  3 male kittens free to good  homes.  Phone 886-7710.  Black kittens, part Sia/mese. Ph.  886-9680 evenings.  Poodles, grooming, clipping.  Years of experience. _?hone 886-  2601.  Poodle clipping and bathing in  your home or mine at reasonable rates. Also poodle puppies.  885-9797.  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE  fOR RENT  t-  Shasta Liteflyte Trailer 10'x6'6"  2 burner propane stove and light  ice box, s.s. sink, toilet. New  condition. Phone 886-9587.   2 ponies, Y2 Arab fillies, 1 yearling, registered, 1 2 year old.  Phone 886-861.  AVON  Gibsons Representative  Mrs.  Inge  Harrison,   886-2967  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone 886-2827  FLOWERING SHRUBS &  EVERGREENS  PEAT MOSS & LIME  CREEKSIDE  GREENHOUSES  Reed Rd., Gibsons,  886-2421  2 apts, 1 bedroom, also 2 (bedroom apt. can be used commercially. Immediate possession.  Centrally located. Call 987-5414  for particulars.  -Wft. I bedroom furnished Ibach-  elor suite. Quiet. Phone 886-2887.  "J_*ma-1, :5 room fully furnished  summer cottage. Phone 886-9687.  2 -bedroom waterfront home,  Roberts Creek. Phone 886-7382  or 112-277-8941. ���.   -  Modern furnished 2 bedrioom  suite on waterfront, at Wilson  Creek. Fireplace. Suitable for  couple or 2 singles. Teachers  given prelference.  Ph.   885-2400.  $45. Sept. 1. Basement suite,  central, furniture, stove, shower, storage, view, garden. Phone  922-5395.   Rent or sell, new 2, bedroom  house in Gibsons, view lot. Ph.  886-7466.  3 bedroom house. Call at Cozy  Corner, Gibsons, Mrs. Kazakoff.  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  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Saies, Ph.  885-9713. Sechelt.  Mobile Home Sites  -Gower Point  500 - 1000 ft. from good beach  area. Each site with view of  the sea. Extra space for those  who like to garden. No rowdyism or dogs  allowed.  The Vernons  886-2887 or 886-2894  RITZ MOTEL ��� Rates by day,  or week. Commercial and crew  rates. Full housekeeping. Electric heat. 886-2401, Gibsons.  Mobile home space available.  Sunshine Coast Trailer Park,  Gibsons 886-9826.  WANTED TO RENT  WANTED  iSecond hand bed- chesterfield.  Phone 886-9961.   Anyone interested in forming a  mountain walking or rambling  club, write Box 2040, Coast News  All channel TV aerial. Phone  886-7233.  1962 Vauxhall station wagon,  clean, $295. 886-9890.   Timber, any quantity, fir or  hemlock. Phone 886-9670.  2 bedroom home, Roberts Creek-  Gibsons area, with acreage if  possible. Phone 886-9596 alfiter  5:30.  PROPERTY WANTB)  CONSTRUCTION  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  .   Sechelt.   Phone 885-2283  Everything tor your  building needs  Wanted, waterfront lot or acreage, Gibsons to Halfmoon Bay.  Cash.  Private.  Box 2028,  Coast  News.  PROPERTY FOR SALE  Panoramic view lots, Langdale  Heights. 79' x 139' From $3500.  Phone 886-9567 or 886-9541.  PENDER  HARBOUR  Near Garden Bay, semi-water-  front, large, view, serviced lots  in treed seclusion on quiet paved side road1. Lowest prices $3500  and $4500. 10% down, 8% interest. Phone collect 883-2407- or  768-5659.  CHARLB ENGLISH LTD.  Real Estate & Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C. Ph. 886-2481  Landdale view lots 79 x 136  Uncleared $3,850  Cleared      $4,500  All services available.  Hopkins Landing, on Highway.  , View lot with nice trees, $3,850.  Beach   Ave.,   Roberts   Creek.  Ai- 'cleared view  lot  ready  to  Tbuild  on.   All   services.   $4,500.  Try your offers.  Seaview Park Estates  New 2 .bedroom home. Lots of  cupboards. Utility could be small  3rd bedroom. Carport with large  storage or workhop. W-W carpet in Living room and bedrooms. Fireplace. Separate dining area. Underground wiring  and cahlevision. Mortgage available. Could ibe bought for as little ais $2,500 down. Owner will,  also consider trades under or  over the full price of $21,000.  3 bedrooms with 980 sq; ft. of  living area on two floors with a  view over the ocean and village.  Extra large L.R. with yerandiah  and sundeck. Futuristic kitchen,  Color van. bathroom. A, REAL  FAMILY HOME, F.P. $28,000.  Mtge. available on terms.  Cemetery Road with a view of  Georgia Strait. The property of  the future. 2Y2 acres for only  $4,700.  Revenue Home, Gibsons village with a vew of the Ocean,  side by side duplex, each unit 1  bedr., basement. Very good investment property at F.P. $22,-  000;  Seaview Road, Gibsons. A fully serviced view lot (on sewer)  with lane at rear. Would sell for  $3,000 cash.  Sechelt Village: 6 beautiful  acres with a view. Very good1  holding property or could be  subdivided. Nicely treed and  good water supply. $19,000. Try  your Offer.  North Road: 4.6 acres of beautiful -level property with good  trees. Partly in grass. Good water supply. Asking $21,500 with  $10,000 down.  North Road: 4.6 acres partly  cleared and in grass .with older  cabin (2 bedr.) Asking $15,000  With only $5000 down.'  Jack White ��� 886-2935  Ken Crosby ��� 886-2098  Jay Visser ��� 885-2300  GIBSONS 2261  Attractive 2 bedroom home. Finished basement room. New cabinet kitchen. Panelled living rm.  WW carpeting. Double carport.  Excellent garden, fruit trees.  Close to stores and schools. Ideal  ifor retirement.  F.P. $16,700.  BARGAIN HARBOUR 2237  RETREAT  Near new professionally designed summer residence. High,  bright post and beam construction, 220 wiring, full pluimbing.  On community water line.J One  block to moorage and renowned  fishing. F.P. $16,000.  GIBSONS RURAL 2159  Sound XY2 storey home on large,  well sheltered lot. Beautifully  landscaped and excellent garden; fruit trees. Attached double carport. Short distance to  Gibsons or Granthaims. F.P. ���  $15,000, some terms.     ���  EXCLUSIVE WITH  Agencies Ltd.  Realty & Insurance  Sechelt office 885-2235  C. R. Gathercole, Res. Gibsons  886-7015  Watch the boats drift by. Gibsons waterfront home on the  blluff. 3 years old, 1700 sq. ft.,  spacious 3 bedroom post & beam  home, lYt colored baths wall to  wall carpet throughout, built-in  dishwasher, walnut cabinets,  raised hearth and massive stone  fireplace, enlarged sundeck,  - beautifully landsicaped without  removing the natural setting of  trees. View the water from every room in the house. By owner. Phone 886-7080.  One of the best building lots in  Gibsons. 52 x 120. ;Near level,  cleaned; sewer in lane, all services. Excellent view of the water. $3650. Phone 433-2154, Vancouver.  MacGREGOR PACIFIC REALTY  LTD.  EXCLUSIVE   AGENTS  Phone 886-7244  John L. Black ��� 886-7316  Lorrie Girard ��� 886-7760  Jack Anderson ��� 885-2053  WANTED  Waterfront lot with or without  cottage, location (between Sechelt  and Secret Cove. All cash.  ROBERTS CREEK  Need two waterfront properties with or without homes ���  have serious capable buyers. All  (replies treated with strict confidence.  Three Yz acre lots ��� Roberts  Creek. All services. On water  side. View. Easily prepared for  building.  GIBSONS  Magnificent waterfront home,  three bedrooms, rec. room, wal  to wall thniiou-,. spacious and pri  vate with fantastic view, beach  and a p_ace to put dock for  large boat. $25,000 handles. Bal.  on good agreement.  SECRET COVE W-F  90 feet waterfront,, $8900. Protected moorage, power & roads  in. Water proven.  Call J. L. BLACK, 886-7244  days or 886-7316 nights. Toll free  from   Vancouver  685-3131.  GRANTHAMS  Nicely renovated 4 bedroom  family home. Spectacular view,  new full concrete basement,  could be suites. F.P. $16,400.  Pay only $72 a month at 7Yz%  interest.  ACREAGE  Chamlbeirlin and Bridgemian  Roadis, Terrific buy; 2 blocks  acreage, total 8.21 acres. Priced  for quick sale, both only $11,000  Call Lorrie Girard, 8867244 or  886-7760 eves.  EWART McMYMN REALTY  Phone 886-2248  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C.  Notary Public  Hopkins Ldg., Homes: Nice  O-T home with a terrific view in  the Soames Point area. Don't  hesitate on this one for $13,000.  Here is a very comfortable 2  bed. home on Point Rd. on a.  nice landscaped lot with a million dollar view. Price reduced  to sell to only $19,500. Act now.  Roberts Creek: MLS. New unfinished home that must be sold  at a sacrifice price. See us and  make an offer.  Roberts Creek: Large lot (75  x 250) frontage on Lower Roberts Creek Road, partially cleared. Semi-view property, an excellent building site. Moderately  priced at $3,500.  Granthams Heights: Modern 2  B.R house with self contained  revenue suite, renting for $65  per mo. Carport, driveway, large  cement patio. A well built, well  maintained house. Panorfaimie,  (unobstructed view. Very close  to bus stop, store and P.O. Ideal  for retirement, with revenue also. F.P. $18,900 with $7,000 down  Bal' at. 8%. Immediate occupancy.  Wilson Creek area; Just off  Highway 101. Over 15 acres, partially cleared', with 3 B.R. house  in good condition. All modern facilities. House is nicely situated1  with a pleasant outlook over  southern slope. Large, well built  2 storey barn that could be con  verted to other uses. Fruit and  nut trees. Fertile garden area.  Excellent water supply with  rights on stream! This property  Offers exceptional possibilities  for future development. F.P.,  $43,000.  Vince Prewer, 886-9359  Wally Peterson, 886-2877  Keats Island home, 110 waterfront, 1 sere land, good-floats to  deep water. 2 bedrooms, large  panelled living room, cut stoiie  fireplace with heatilator; 2  sleeping cabins 1 with light and  water; garden, fruit trees, grass  view. Phone 886-2629.  GIBSONS ��� Attractive well constructed 2 bedroom house with  carport. Hardwood throughout,  fireplace. Immaculate condition. Finished basement has possible bedroom. Economically  maintained. Location affords  owner privacy. $26,000. $15,000  down. Phone 886-9617.  View lot, on Sargent Road, Gibsons. Phone 884-5338. REAL ESTATE    Mayor's actions criticized  Nature Lovers: here' is a  choice acre, level and secluded,  nicely treed. Easy terms on  $2,500,  Approx. 5 ac. just outside Gibsons village. Older style 4 room  cottage, _Jge. wonkshop, etc.  Ideal spot for gentleman farmer.  Attractive tenms on $19,500.  Chaster Road is building up  fast. Buy now at bargain prices.  63': x 264' level lots for only  $3,000.  .... 7  Offers are Invited on this 75'  x 120' view lot (and what a view)  with older 5 room home, garage.  Fruit trees, all services.  -Georgia Heights: Attractive,  modern 3 bdrm home just steps  to lovely Ibeach. House features  bright living room with fireplace  dining rooim, and convenient cab.  kitchen, 2 Ibdrans., modern vanity  bath all on upper floor. Lower  level has 1 bdrm, finished rec  room and hobby shop for the  handyman. Terms on $30,000.  Retirement with Revenue: Located conveniently to shops and  beach' on view lot. 3 large rooms  and bath, 3 room suite in lower  level. A solid little gem which  Will go fast at only $16,000 on  X BUTLER REALTY LTD.  ALL TYPES  OF  INSURANCE  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  3 bedroom home, 7 months old.  1300' sq. ft. Large livng room,  large kitchen, utility room, centrally located in Gibsons. Semi-  view. Down payment $6,500. Ph.  after 6 p.m., 886-9988.  Utterances by Gibsons Mayor  Wally Peterson described as sarcastic of scoffing nature and  meant to1 belittle or malign the  Regional hoard were brought to  the attention of the board at its  Thursday night meeting last  week by Regional Director Harry Almond of Roberts Creek  area. Here is- the statement read  to the board by Director Almond:  "I have noticed for some time  that one of my fellow directors,  namely Wally Peterson, has on  frequent occasions used! Gibsons  council chamber as a platform  to make public vairious statements of a sarcastic or scoff hug  nature which. I have felt were  meant to belittle or malign the  Regional board, of which he is  a memiber.  "The latest remark goes, I  feel, a little too far. This was  his recent statement that "they"  meaning the Regional board -(of  which he is a member) success- 7  fully brushed aside the letter  from the new Regional Ratepayers group, and something to the  effect that the meeting was  rushed and we finished earljy.  "Now I don't know how anyone can feel we (brushed aside  anything. The matter of answering the questions asked was put  to the finance committee. If Director Peterson thought that this  was brushing the matter aside  why did he remain silent?  "A motion was put and carried  unanimously with no dissenting  voice. Each director has the  right to speak out and if necessary vote 'No.' If I sit silent  during any discussion I would .  expect anyone to assume that I  agree with the conclusions reach  ed and decisions made. Director.  Peterson perhaps feels that by  sitting silent and not votings he  somehow disassociates himself  from the rest of us.  'I don't - know  why he feels  that he comes here as an antagonist, with himself on one side  and   "they"  meaning  the rest  of Ihe board meimbers, on the  other. I'm sure no other member feels this way. I aim sure  also  that my fellow members  have no desire to meddle in the  ad-fairs. or take over the functions of Gibsons Council ��� or  Sechelt either for that matter.  Regardless of whether this regular meeting goes  on for -two  hours or four, there are many  hours  of   hard:  work  at other  meetings  and  an awful  lot of  homework just dealing with the  regular business of the District,  which would! certainly discourage me, and I feel, the rest of  the board members from seeking further powers and responsi-  bMtieS;;--;.:;' '������,;���;.���;_-,   ��� XX:  .}.:,X::i X.:  If Director Peterson i c^nnM  frame himself to a better attitude of normal participation perhaps he should appoint some  other member of the council with  a more mature outlook, willing  to accept the responsibility of-  representing the Village of Gibsons in a more normal and honest manner."  Commenting on remarks made  by Director Harry Almond at  last week's Regional1 board meet  ing, Mayor Wally Peterson at  Tuesday night's Gibsons council  meeting said that one of the,  new members of the board maintained that Mayor Peterson was  not having enough to say at Regional Board meetings. Nothing  came of it,, .the mayor added.-  The meeting did not accomplish  much, he  said  M & B cooperates Berried $hrubs he|p gardens  T  �����-_ **__r*-l! n<i��i��omin,A,tvi./\nfo wnl^iiii-mVi ���" "^  Land arrangements - which  have been completed through  Ihe co-operation of the B.C. government and MacMillan Bloedel  have paved the way for the development of new_ recreational  facilities in the Roberts Creek  area of the Sunshine Coast.  The Department of Lands,  Forests and Water Resources  has acquired 158 acres, of land  near Roberts Creek and 116 of  these acres have been) allocated  to local authorities for recreational purposes:  The Sunshine . Coast Recrea-  ion Centre Committee now plans  to develop an dice rink and curl-  _i_g fadilities, an auditonrfifum,  >icnic grounds and other fac&li-  fies on the former MB land.  ' Eric Hensch of the commit-  ee -describes the 116 acres1, as  ���uriane tend (for recreation purposes and the planned facilities  yill serve the. entire Sunshine*  poast. Two creeks flow through  hie property.'  You can order  them at the  COAST NEWS  Scratch Pads  Rubber Stamps  Rubber Stamp Pads  Counter Cheque Books  Acco Fasteners  Time Books  Record Books  Receipt Books  Theatre Tickets  Typing Paper  Envelopes  File Folders  Carbon Paper  Columnar Sheets  Mimeograph Paper  Statement Pads  Adding Machine Rolls  I Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2622  (By A. R. BUCKLEY,  Plant. Research Institute,  Ottawa.)  At this, time of the year the  average garden can look rather  drab. How much brighter the  picture would be if a few berried  shrubs had been planted to add  brilliance once the leaves had.  fallen. "       '  ���.���.��� In addition.to their other vir-.  tues, berried" shrubs7provide, an  attraction for the birds, not only  -for the food they supply during  the meagre winter months hut,  like other shrubs, for the shelter and protection they offer  within their boughs. >*  Red: Among the red-fruited  kinds are the Diel's cotoneaster  which grows four feet high and  produces thick.silver leaves on  very graceful arching branches  and the Skogholm cotoneaster  that creeps along the ground.  The European spindle bush is a  large shrub .growing, to 10 feet  high or more, with bright red  seed pods that open to reveal  orange-coated seeds. The deep  : red variety, Fructo-coccinea, is  an excellent selection, and Red  Cascade has penulous branches  of bright red fruits.  The winterberry or inkberry is  a native shrub with vivid red  , hollylike fruits. It is related to  the English holly but does not  have the same prickly evergreen  leaves. It should be planted in  groups of three to five because  cross-pollination is ncessary for  good fruit production.  Other red-fruited shrubs are:  ���Wright's viburnum, a Japanese  species with thick leaves, bright  red fruits and real crimson  leaves in the fall;7the Canadian  and Europeian eldenberries with  bright red and deep red fruits,  ideal for growing in the shade;  and the highbush and European  cranberries,    which    have --.ex-  Do you know?  A clock that gains or loses one-  hundredth second a day is not  accurate enough for some scientific, purposes.  Distemper is commonly considered a form of influenza.  A coot is an aquatic bird found  principally in South. America.  Saxons were the leading miners in Europe during the 16th  century. .  Cultivate good habits ��� all the  bad ones grow- wild.  The British Isles are a part of  the European continental shelf.  A diamond wil turn to graphite if heated to 1,000 degrees  C.  The roadrunner is a member  of the cuckoo family.  tremely  vivid red juicy  fruits.  The  spectacular   grape   honeysuckle which, although really a  vine, in the Arboretum of the  Plant Researoh Institute inters  twines its long twisty shoots to  form a globe-shaped shrub about  four feet high by six feet across.  In summer it has silvery foliage,  and inconspicuous yellow, flow-;  %ers.' In the fall it has in the cen-'  ���ter"of -each large-si-very leaf,  red berries that look.like a cluster of grapes.  The firehorns. which are hardy in the milder parts of Canada  all have bright orange berries  and are unsurpassable when a  berried effect is desired* They  may be grown as dwarf or large  shrubs or trained as espaliers  along a well. They provide excellent food for birds.  Blue: There are only a few  blue-fruited shrulbs. The. Oregon  grape is exceptionally good because of its hollylike leaves. It  is equally at home in full sun or :  part shade and grows no more  than three feet high. The Can-  aert and Grey Owl junipers, the  former with green foliage, and  the latter with silver leaves,  have waxy, bright blue berries..  The arrow^wood is a large vigor-  .ous shrub. related to the high-  bush cranberry and useful for  almost. total shade. The fringe  tree grows so large that it almost becomes a tree, although it  really belongs in the shrub category. It produces large, bloomy  blue fruits in fall and white, lilaclike flowers in June.  Black: Two good black-fruited  shrubs aire the fblack chokeberry  and the wayfaring tree. The  black chokeberry has shiny  black berries and also blazing  fall foliage. The wayfaring tree  is a very large shrub which, if  grown to a. single stem, will  form a small tree. This is the  very first plant to change color  in the Arboretum during the  fall.  Yellow: The best hardy yellow  fruited shrubs are the yellow-  fruited honeysuckle and the yellow-fruited European cranberry  bush. Both ,have lustrous deep  golden-yellow fruits, but those of  the cranberry last longer.  White: There are'quite a few.  good white-fruited shrubs, but  the best of all is the popular  snowfberry which produces large  snowy white berries in fall, and  the variety 'Mother of Pearl'  which is quite distinct with rosy-  tinted berries. The Siberian dogwood' also produces waxy white,  fruits, but these are at their best  in early summer. However it has  beautiful red bark, which brightens up the landscape considef-  ably as soon as the leaves fall.  John McDonald, 95, one of  Gibsons early pioneers died Aug.  ust 23, six weeks after his wife  died. Both how side by side in  their Seaview Cemetery y plot.:  Mr. McDonald's funeral was held  Wed., Aug. 25 from the Harvey  Funeral home -chai^  Ernest Lehrier officiating.        '  He leaves a daughter, Mrs.  Bette Myers of Kingston, Ont.,  and many other friends and relatives.  Mr. McDonald had many pic  tures of his early hack and taxi  driving days in Vancouver. The  hacks were gracefully and luxuriously constructed, and he remembered buying one in 1906, a  hew one for $1500. When the  horse and buggy days were  Over he bought in 1912 the first  Ford car to; be used in a taxi  servicie. The front upper part  of the car was all glass and the  back seat had an open air section that resembled today's convertible.  In 1929 Mr. McDonald decided  to venture into the farming  business. He bought six acres,  where Sunnycrest Plaza is now  located, and there he kept cows,  delivered milk and raised a  large garden. Many of the  strawberries from their property were sold to the old Gibsons Canning company on Henry  Road.  For the past ten or more  years Mr. and Mrs. McDonald  lived at 1730 Seaview Road.  FUN TIME ARCADE is another  new. business opened in Seaside  Plaza, Iby Ken and Aileen Watson, as a family fun place. They  are : currently running a pool  tournament, open to all with:  ���the large trophy held by Mrs.  Watson as the grand prize and  smaller trophies as weekly prizes  Letters to Editor  Editor: People in a number  of communities throughout B.C.  are joining the fight for international development through  the formation of community  CARE clubs.  The SCARE clubs, which include members of the community of all ages, raise funds  through a variety of methods  which are turned over to CARE  of Canada for use in its development and feeding programs in  34 developing countries around  the world. CARE provides daily  meals for more than 26 million  people in developing nations and  of course CARE is playing a vital role in helping East Pakistani refugees in India. *  The CARE of Canada office at  510 W. Hastings St., Vancouver  2, encourages the formation of  CARE clubs and is prepared to  supply literature and project  ideas to them.  We would be pleased to hear  from members of your community who are interested in helping CARE help others ���* through  the formation of a CARE club.  ���GLEN RINGDAL.  SHARE YOUR  GOOD HEALTH  BE A BLOOD DONOR  Bob Richards who has opened  Richards Music shop in Seaside  Plaza, Gower Point Road, -stocking records1, tapes and musical  instruments has had many  years experience in the field of  music.  He is a professional organist,  in a church for six years and  holds a Toronto Conservatory  degree. He was also in 1969 a  bandmaster. He has conducted  a choir of 100 voices.  His band career has led him  to hoping a local band could be  encouraged, one in which the  whole family could participate.  Mr. Richards also covered a  night club circuit for a number  of seasons and is well versed in  the music of today.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  AND OTHERS  Walter Oscar Scott, deceased  Creditors and others having  claims against the estate of Walter Oscar Scott, deceased, formerly of Gibsons, in the Province of British Columbia, are  requested to send full particulars of such claims to John Robert Harvey, executor, c-o Robert  R. Madtland & Co., Barristers  & Solicitors, Room 606, 470  Granville St., Vancouver, B.C.,  not later than the 26fch day of  September, A.D. 1971, after  which date the estate's assets  will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that  have been received.  ���Signed, John Robert Harvey,  Executor, c-o Robert R. Mainland & Company, Solicitors. Flowers cut in water thrive best  8      Coast News, Sept. 1, 1971.  (By A. R. BUCKLEY,  Plant Research Institute,  Ottawa.)  Part of the joy of growing  flowers is to be able to cut them  for use in the home or church.  Keen gardeners also exhibit specimen blooms or arrangements  an local fairs or flower shows.  Most people go into their gardens, cut flowers from all kinds  Of plants, bring them indoors  and place them in vases or con-  ainers with little consideration  of methods they might adopt to  make them last longer in water.  Some flowers, such as chrysanthemums-, will take this kind  of treatment and last for days  while others will start to deteriorate immediately. By treating  the flowers almost every kind  may be made to last longer.  Even a wilted flower will often  revive and continue to look  fresh if recut.  Cut flowers take up water  through the stem. If they are  left out of water for any length  of time, the free How of water  up the stems may be impeded.  This is why so many florists advise cutting the stems under water; by so doing, the water fills  the stems. A sharp knife should  always be used for cutting flowers to give a clean cut.  Aifter cutting, immediately  place the flowers in water at  room temperature. Most flowers  absorb warm water more readily than cold. If possible, take  a, pail ol warm1 water to the  garden early in the morning before the sun rises high in the  sky. Place the cut flowers immediately in the warm water.  Only the base of the stems needs  to be covered1.  I�� early morning is not convenient cut them in the late evening when the water in the  stems has been replenished. Cut  the stems on a slant as this  gives more surface area for wa^  ter absorbtion. After cutting,  place the pail of flowers in a  cool, dark basement for at least  three hours. This will condition  the flowers in preparation for  .arranging..  By following these suggestions  you wills be able to extend the  cut life of most flowers. There  are certain kincte, however, that  need special treatment before  placing them in water. Woody  plants such as lilac, forsythia  and crafoapples should have the  lower two or three inches of  stem crushed with a hammer or  slit an inch or so with a sharp  knife. Woody types of perennials  such as asters and phlox also  respond to this treatment.  The stems of buddleia, dahlias  and zinnias should be placed in  very hot water for a few seconds and then immersed imme-  diately in cold water. When doing this take care to protect  the flowers from steam by wrapping them first in newspaper  and allowing only the stems to  protrude.  Tulips should ibe rolled in paper and their stems immersed  full length in water overnight.  SNORKELS, MASKS, FINS  DIVING RENTALS  WALT NYGREN SALES  (1971)  LTD.  Gibsons, 886-9303  For Real Estate on the  Sunshine Coast  K. CROSBY  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons ��� 886-2481  This will keep them from bending and will provide nicle  straight stems for the exhibition  table or for arrangements.  Cat-tails will keep for a long  time if dipped in clear shellac or  painted with clear nail polish to  prevent bursting. Do not place  these in water.  Poinsettias-, milkweed, oriental' and other types of poppies  should have the ends of their  stems seared by the heat from  a match. Poppies should be cut  the night before they open;  these and other flowers that are  likely to close can be held open  if some melted wax is dropped  in the centre of the flower.  Except for dried flowers, regardless of stem treatment, hardening off for a period in a cool  dark place is the most important operation and the one usually neglected.        .:.������-.  Do not discount the effect of  commercial flower preserva-  ives. These not only prolong the  life of cut flowers, but also eliminate the necessity for. the daily  change of water, a factor often  overlooked, They are particu-  larly helpful! when; added to the  water containing arrangements  of annual flowers. If these preservatives are unavailable a 1-2  percent sugar, solution can be  used. - -  Jobless percentage drops  "Looks like your going to  the showers . . . don't use  up all the hot water."  Premier W. A. C. Bennett has  called attention to the figures  released by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Ottawa, which  state   that in July, 1970  there  were   8431,000   people   gainfully  employed in British  Columbia.  In July 1971 there were 891,000  persons     gainfully ' employed,  making   an   addition   of   48,000  more employed in British Columbia compared to July last year.  Due to the large increase of  people moving to British Columbia our laibor force jumped from  919,000 to 950,000 ������ an increase  of 31,000 for the year. In spite  of this British Columbia still  showed a reduction in the unem  ployed for the year, from July  to July, of 17,000.   -  In July 1970 there were 76,000  persons unemployed, co-mpaied  to 59,000 in'July 1971 ��� a difference of 17,000. The percentage  rate of unemployed persons in  July 1970 was 8.3% and 6.2% in  July 1971.  The premier stated that while  unemployment is still high in  British Columbia-, it is how showing the lowest percentage in two  years.  Earliest known contour map  is a chart of the English Channel drawn in 1737.  THE GOVERNMENT  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  announces:  AninfamH-ipn  education program to  of all ages reach an  of the use  alcohol, and tobacco.  In his Budget Speech in February, this year,  The Honourable W. A. C. Bennett, -Premier and Minister  of Finance, made the following statement:  "Social problems which inflict a great deal of  grief and sorrow upon individuals result from the use of  alcohol, cigarettes, and drugs. The Government has  made a contribution for many years to both the Alcoholicand  Narcotic Foundations and these will be continued.  "However,.it is the Governments conviction a  more aggressive and expanded education, prevention and  rehabilitation program must be undertaken to alleviate  these problems.  "As the work will be a continuing program  benefiting future as well as present generations, I will  recommend the establishment of a $25,000,000 perpetual  fund, with the annual interest earnings being used  to finance the program.  "The Fund will be known as the "Drug* Alcokol,  and Cigarette Education, Prevention, and Rehabilitation  Fund" and will be set up out of the current fiscal-year  revenues or from the budgetary cash reserve.  . "As in the other perpetual funds established by  the Government, an advisory committee will be appointed to  recommend on the distribution of the Fund's income"  Since this announcement, the advisory*  committee has initiated a far-reaching study of ways and  means of putting the Government's policy to work.  Plans are being made to expand the prevention,  treatment and rehabilitation facilities throughout  British Columbia.  An appraisal has been made of various methods  of educating British Columbia's school children and  college students about the risks involved in the  consumption of drugs, alcohol, and cigarettes. Proposals  are now being prepared for the Department of Education.  Because these are problems that affect every  one of us, a most important question was how to educate  and inform all the people of this large Province as  efficiently and effectively as possible. The decision was  made to prepare an information and education program  for use in the mass media ������ newspapers, radio and  television���and to support this effort with guidance  material such as pamphlets and films.  This program is a crusade against carelessness,  indifference, and ignorance. It is important to  everyone who is concerned with the quality of life.  It is your problem as well as ours and your support and  understanding are vital to its success:  It is our hope that the more people understand  the problems created by the abuse of drugs, alcohol, and  tobacco the more they will be able to cope with them  and find solutions within themselves. -  GOVERNMENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  COUNCIL ON DRUGS, ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO  Hon. D.L.Brothers, Q.C., Minister of Education-Chairman  Hon. L. R. Peterson, Q.C, Attorney General  Hon. R. R. Loffmark, Minister of Health Services & Hospital Insurance  L. J. Wallace, Deputy Provincial Secretary  R. B. Worley, Deputy Minister, Department of Travel Industry frT'v"iiiuniiinm*r"   '""1      iiiiiji  SUNSHINE COAST DIRECTORY  Point of law  An earlier article dealt with  the difference between a joint  tenancy and a tenancy in common and since then we have re-  ceived enquiries concerning the  "breaking" oif a joint tenancy.  Joint ownership of land anay ibe  by -either of these ways. If land  is owned by John and Mary Doe,  in joint tenancy, when John dies  his one-half share must go ito  Mary and nothing he says in his  will can change this.  If the land is owned in tenancy  in common, John's one-half  must go, on his death, to whoever benefits under his will. If  John's will leaves everything to  Mary, it is as broad as it is long.  However, if there is a divorce or  separation John would probably  wish to leave his entire estate  to another, or im trust for his  children.  He would,   therefore,  3_..-Si..����.-_  B.C. Hydro paid $8,963 to mu  nicilpalities  in   the   Gibsons'-Se-  .chelt area for'Schoolsiffid^tfier  municipal purposes In 19^0. The  amount  consisted  of   $6,908   to  Gibsons and. $2,055 to Sechelt.  (  Hydro  pays   school   taxes  in  most areas on the same basis as  any other toxpayer.  It is normally exempt from general tax-  ?s but maikes* grants to all anu-  rucipalities in the regions Of Bri-  'ash Columbia served by Hydro.  The grants are based on the  .quiivalent of the previous year's  general and local improvement  raxes  applied to all lands  and  most buildings owned by Hydro,  ijlus- one percent of the gross revenue irom sales of electricity  jind gas in the municipality concerned.  In 1970, 120 municipa-ities  shared payments from Hydro  iotaliling more than $8.6 .million.  !n addition, Hydlro paid more  nan $15 million flo the provin-  :ial government in school' taxes,  Jales tax on purchases of materials and equipment, water rent-  is-, igasoline and fuel taxes, vehicle licences and general taxes.  p.   HEALTH UNIT MEETS  ) The next meeting of the Coast-  3aribaldi Union Board of Health  jarill be held at the Community  JHeaEth Centre, Powell River,  Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 3 p.m.  [Following the meeting, members of the Union Board! of  Health have been invited to attend a dinner as guests of the  Municipality of Powell River.  I 9     $     I  \ CASH FOR GUNS  . WAIT NYGREN SALES  j (1971) LTD.  ' Gibsons, 886-9303  CROWH0RST APPLIANCE  I SERVICE  j FAST SERVICE  REASONABLE RATES  ON SMALL APPLIANCES  )  i  i  J  |       PHONE 886-7775  j   1637 Marine Drive, Gibsons  desire his one-half of the land  to form part of his estate for distribution purposes. He, therefore, wants to convert the joint  tenancy to a tenancy in common. This he cannot do directly  without Mary's cooperation.  He can, however, achieve the  same object by transiferring his  one-half to a third party. Johi.  can 'sell" his one-half, for example, to his lawyer for $1, his  lawyer can 'sell" back to him  for $1. This automatically breaks  the joint tenancy and John and  Mary become tenants in common.  If John draws a will properly  worded, on his death, the land  would have to be sold and the  proceeds divided between Mary  and John's estate. Needless to  say, these transfers of the one-  half share in the land and the  drawing of. the will1 can be done  without Mary's knowledge. This  can, however, be a two-edged  sword. Mary may cUe first in  which -case John may hot inherit  her one-half. Th-e^uestion of the  r__ative ages and7 states, of  health of the parties would have  to be considered.  7  It is not only, in the case of a  separation that this procedure  should be followed1. John may  wish to provide for Mary but  have doubts about her business  ability. Mary may remarry and  her second husband may persuade her into some unwise investment, and the proceeds of  John's estate be thus dissipated.  In such a case, Mary is the  author of her own misfortune  but John's children will aisj suffer. Under such circumstances.  John should draw a will leaving  Mary a life interest in the estate  and direct that the balance  which Twould include the proceeds Ifrom his one-half of the  tenancy in common or the entire real property depending on  who died first, be held in trust  for the children.  PENINSULA  ORNAMENTAL IRON  IRON RAILINGS  MISCELLANEOUS  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 886-7029 or 886-7056  SHOAL DEVELOPMENT LTD.  Sand & Gravel  Fill Hauling  Backhoe Work  Light bulldozing  Phone 886-2830  Evenings 886-7572  SIN ElfORIC Ltd.  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SCOWS ��� LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  SEASIDE PLUMBING  FREE   ESTIMATES  A  COMPLETE PLUMBING  Phone 886-7017 or 886-2848  SHOP  ON  WHEELS  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alterations  Dayis Bay Rd., R.R.1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2116  TASfLLA SHOP  Ladies ��� Mens ��� Childrens  Wear ��� Yard Goods ���- Wool  and Staples ��� Bedding  Linens  Dial 885-9331 Sechelt. B.C.  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION &  MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Used Refrigerators for sale  Phone 886-2231  prom 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.   Res.   886-9949   LAND  SURVEYING  ROY & WAGENAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Pb. 681-9142  Zenith 8430  Sechelt 885-2332  c & $  HARDWARE  ..-.���'   4 '  ���  APPLIANCES  ___________________________  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SHtVKES 1TB.  Port Mellon to (He's Core  886-2938 8854973  Call us for your disposal needs  when renovating  ���r spring cleanii-g  Containers availa-Me  WANT SOMETHING DONE!  You'll find the help you need  in the directory  SECHELT CHAIN SAW CENTRE  LTD.  SALES  &   SERVICE  Chain Saws ��� Outboards  Boats1��� Marine Supplies  Sechelt 885-9626  NEED TIRES?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on  Highway 101  Phone 886-2706  STUCCO  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRY  GAMBHER CONSTRUCTION  ; FRANK FRITSCH  . 886-9505, Box 522, Gibsons  GIBSONS MARINE SERVICE Lid.  at ESSO MARINE  Boat Hauling  Gas, Diesel Repairs, Welding  EVINRUDE SALES  O.M.C. Parts and Service  Phone 886-7411  We pay highest cash prices  for furniture  2nd hand items of aU kinds  THE RENTAL SHOP'S  Second Hand Store  885-2848 anytime  ROBERTS CREEK DRY WALL  -T-tj>fii| 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 Ltd.  Everything for your building  : needs  Free estimates  FOR  Cycle Safes and Service  SEE  NUTS & BOLTS  ON THE WHARF  ALL MODELS AVAILABLE  WHY NOT BUILD  THE EASY-LOG WAY?  Contact  VINCE BRACEWELL  886-7720 Hopkins Landing  Horizontal & Vertical True Log  Buildings  by Canadian Log Structures Ltd.  PARKINSON'S HEATING Ltd.  Gibsons  ESSO OIL FURNACE  No Down Payment ��� Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  for Free Estimates call 886-2728  0CEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  HARDWOOD SPECIALISTS  Custom Designed Furniture  Kitchen and bathroom  cabinetry  Remodelling  R. BIRKIN  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  Pihone 886-2551  ACTON ELECTRIC LTD.  RESIDENTIAL  INDUSTRIAL  MARINE WIRING  ELECTRIC HEAT  LINEWORK  886-7244  CLIFF'S BOATS  & ACCESSORIES LTD.  BOAT SALES  Pleasure and Commercial  FISHING SUPPLIES  CLIFF OLSEN  Ph. 885-9832 ��� Res. 885-9400  Benner Block Box 324  Sechelt Sechelt  CANADIAN PROPANE  Serving the Sunshine Coast  with reliable and economical  Cooking, Heating and Hot Water  FREE ESTIMATES  Box 684,  Sechelt  Phone 885-2360  HANSEN'S TRANSFER Lid.  Serving  the  Sunshine Coast  General Freight from  Vancouver to all points  Heavy Hauling  Furniture Moving  Warehouses: Gibsons 886-2172  HACK'S NURsar  Sunshine Coast Highway  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  landscaping, Pruning Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  Phone  886-2684  IEN WRAY'S TRAHSfffi Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage  ���;���   Complete Packing  ";��� Packing Materials for   Sale  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone 886-2664 ��� R.R.1 Gibsons  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything   for/ your   building  .  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  BILL McPHEDRAN  Electrical Contractor  Free Estimates  886-7477  ���mm  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  SIC0TIE BUULDOZING Ud.  * LAND CLEARING  * ROAD BUILDING  * CRANE and GRADER  SERVICE  Phone 886-2357  SECHELT BEAUTY SALON  Mary M. Harvey  WIGS FOR ALL OCCASIONS  Cowrie St.,  Sechelt        885-2818  EATON'S BUY-LINE  CALL 886-7515  Gibsons, B.C.  Jfalaron Jfarm  Excellent facilities available  for boarding and riding  your horse  * lighted sawdust ling  * Individual paddocks  * YL mile exercise track  * Bridle trails  Registered blood stock  .  for sale  R.R. 2. Gibsons  886-7728  KB WELDING  PORTABLE  Phone 886- 7042  Serving the Sunshine Coast  EXPERT REPAIRS  TO  ��� AUTOMATIC WASHERS  ��� AUTOMATIC DRYERS  ��� DISHWASHERS  Factory Trained on ail Makes  also  VACUUM CLEANERS  NUTS   &   BOLTS  Ph. 886-2838  PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  On Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES & SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  f HR.  COIN OP DRYCLEANERS  SAVES TIME & MONEY  Sunnycrest Plaza  next to Royal Bank  886-2231  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS  886-2248  1 & H SWANSON LTD.  READY-MIX CONCRETE  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations  Office in Benner Block  885-9666, Box 172, Sechelt, B.C.  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations ��� Drainage  Waterlines, etc.  Phone 886-9579  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  W. PHILIP GORDON  CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT  Room 208, Harris Block  Gibsons  Pit. Bus. 886-2714; Res. 886-7567  UP MASONS  28 Years Experience  FACE STONE, BRICK  BLOCK, FIREPLACE  FLOWER PLANTERS  Free Estimates  Guaranteed Workmans-dp  Box 259, Gibsons. Pb. 886-2231 SUNDAY VISITORS  Visiting Mrs. Winn-ifred Keen  of Gilbsons on Sunday wtas her  dtaughtex, Mrs. Kay MacKenzie,  granddaughter Heat__er and  grandsion Don and wife and family, all of Vancouver. Don won  the Sea Cavalcade tugboat race  in Jo-mar H. Acc-canpanying him  on the tug were Mir. and Mrs.  GeofSfrey Harris and family of  Boit C-oquitliaxn. Mr. and Mrs.  Tom Harris oif Plymouth, England, also visited Gibsons.  MOVES TO VICTORIA  Mr. Hugh David Adams of Sei-  raa Paifc and Mrs. Violet Sawders of Victoria, B.C., were unit  ed in marriage in a quiet ceremony in Central Baptist Church  Victoria, August 20 by Dr. J. B.  Rowell, pastor emeritus. Mr. and  Mrs. Adaimis are maJking their  home at 301, 2100 Cadboro Bay  Road, Victoria.  CAMPBELL TO  SPEAK  A public meeting to hear Hon.  Dan Carnplbeill*, provincial minister of moinicipal affaire and Hon.  Isabel Dawsion, minister without  portfolio, will ibe held Sept. 29 in  the Royal Canadian Legion Hall  in Gibsons.  This meeting was arranged by,  the West Gibsons Heights Ratepayer association.  BOWLING ALLEY OPEN  Sat. Sept. 4th. 7 p.m.  League Bowling begins  Week of Sept 7  Tues. and Thurs. at 8 p.m.  WE WELCOME YOU AND NEW BOWLERS  LAMES: TUES., Sept. 14 ��� 10 a.m.  JUNIORS: TUES., Sept. 14 ��� 3 pm.  WED.NIGHT ���Sept. 15 ���7 p.m.  MERCHANTS LEAGUE ��� for the Businessmen  MAKE UP TEAMS  JOIN A IEA6UE - Phone 886-2086;  E. & M. Bowling  GIBSONS, B.C. 7  Coast News, Sept. 1, 1971.  Gibsons paying  program outlined  In presenting a report on road  work Aid. Ken Croslby reported  the situation as (follow��:  Sangent Rd. ��� Paved.   ?  Hillcrest Rd. ��� 600 ft. paved,  remainder graded and crushed  rock added.  SWaw Rd. ���-��������� Intended paving  was 1000 ft but due to roadjbeing  crooked only 650 ft. was _��ved.  Remainder graded and crashed  rock added. Road to be straightened out and ditched* this month.  Park Rd. ^��� Graded and crushed rock added.  Seaview, Glen and South Fletcher Lanes ��� Graded and crushed rook added.  Flea market  The Sunshine Coast Arts Council will hold a Centennial Flea  Market in St. Hilda's Hall, Sechelt, Saturday, Sept. 11 from 1  to 5 p.m.  There will be many fascinating articles for sale including  arts and crafts. Admission will  cost 25c.  Those desiring to rent 5space  should phone Mrs. Fran Ovens  at 885-9996 for information- and  reservations. This is a fund r-ais*-  ing campaign for the non-profit  organization, the Arts Council.  SOCCER      Gower Pointers elect officials  The 1971-72 soccer season is  in the process of being organized, all boys 6 years and over  interested in playing soccer, a  registration will be held at the  Athletic Hall at Armours Beach  Wed., Sept. 8 from 6:30 to 7:30  p.m. 7   "' ���  If you are not sure you would  like this sport, come out and  watch some of the practise sessions that are going on at most  of the school fields in Gibsons  on Wednesday evenings and on  Saturday and Sundays from now  on. Check: it out andl then decide  for yourself iif you can meet the  challenge r of this all weather  sport. It is- where the action is.  Parents are urged to encour-  are boys to try this fine sport. It  is tailor made for boys, the discipline of playing as a team not  only instils sportsmanship but  helps these young fellows -channel their high spirited energy  into this action -packed play, rather than bugging 1_h-eir sisters.  To be able to play a good! game  rain or shine, definitely builds  isitout hearted young fellows.  Their enthusiasm rubs off, you  will aliso enjoy watching the  games. They are short and very  exciting.  VISITORS HELPED  The Coast News last week received a phone call from Seattle seeking tourist infoi-naition  about the area. The party asked  that reservation-, be made at a  motelupooast. This was arranged1 and the party infor_ned.  The annual meeting of Gower  Point Property Owners Association Sunday at the home of Mr.  and Mrs. Harry Chaster elected  Raymond Hull president, Bill  Ellison, vice-president; Grover  Sinclair, secretary-treasurer and  Mrs. Winnifred Elrick and Gus  Arnott, directors.  Williaim Bryson, pro-tem president and Mrs. Christina Lepage,  secretary to the Sunshine Coast  Ratepayers Association, infvited  to the meeting, e3-p_ained the  function of their organi-sation  and1 answered! many questions,  leaiving the idea of joining the  association for later discussion.  Centennial committee members Mrs. Joan Mahlman and  Mr. C. Hummel discussed the  progress and plans for the Gower Point Centennial park project. On the matter of street  signs Hon. Isabel- Dawson'wil.  be asked to see what she can do  PNE WINNER  In the Home Arts section of  the PNE in Vancouver, Mrs: R.  G. Fitchett, 1653 Seaview Road,  came third in laces and crochet  white doilies. -  ���-���qiUitiHtuiMHuuirj^puim  i  NOW THRU SUNDAY  September 5  Love means never ha-ving to  say you're sorry  ADULT ��� Frequent swearing  and. coarse language  ���JB.C. Censor.  m  SUKDAY. SEPT. 5  LATE NIGHT HORROR SHOW - Starts 11 p.m.  THE DUNWICH HORROR plus QUEEN OF BLOOD  _f      Out about 2:15 a.m.  Both in color.  Adult     i  Gibsons Athletic Association  Anyone interested in Coaching Soccer  or being an Assistant Coach  Contact Mfr. Terry Connor, 886-7040  Potential Referees contact Mr. John Irvine 886-2636  m  CLOSED MONDAY, SOT. 6  Tue., Wed. Thurs., ��� September 7, 8, 9  PERCY  The story of a very successful1 transplant  RESTRICTED ;  Color       77  ..i  10 a.m. to 6 p.m  SECHELT INDIAN  Playfield and Beach  Something forEverybodyinthe Family,..  INDIAN WAR CANOE RACES  INDIAN DANCERS  ART CONTEST  ^^f^^^0^0*0*^^0C^^*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*ir*0*t0*0*0  5c for - HELIUM BALLOONS  COTTON CANDY - COFFEE  10c for - HOT DOGS, POP  COMPETITIONS  BINGO  CARNIVAL GAMES  4 lo 6 p.m. - Free Barbecued Salmon  Being your own cutlery, salads, etc.  Paper Plates supplied  Sechelt Indian Band and Local W, IBPS&PMW  cordially invite you to join the unions on the  Sunshine Coast in the Labor Day Celebrations  J-  I Minute message  "Sufficient for the dlay is the  evil thereof." (Matt. 6-36)  There are two days in every  wieek  about  which   we  should  not worry. One of these days is  yesterday, with its mistaikes and  cares, its faults and blunders,  its' aches and pains'. Yesterday  has passed forever beyond our  control. All the money in the  world cannot bring back yesterday. We* cannot undo a singsfe act  we penfarmed; we cannot erase  a single word we said. Yesterday is. gone.  The other day we should not  worry about is tomorrow, with  its: possible adversities, its burdens, its large promise and poor  performance. Tomorrow is also  beyond our immediate control.  This leaves only today. Any  one can fdgfat the battles' of just  one day. It is only when you and  I add the buoxiens of those two  aw!fu_i eternities, yesterday and  tomorrow, that we break down.  It is not the experience of today  that drives men mad. It is remorse or bitterness for something that happened yesterday,  and the dread of what tomorrow may bring.  Let us therefore live but one  dlay at a time.  Real estate operators are finding use of our Xerox-machine a  valuable asset in the copying of  map locations.  Have you heard of  Baha'U'llah?  Phone 885-9895  886-7355  Coast News, Sept. 1, 1971..  sechelt imam  GUARANTEED  WATCH & JEWELRY  REPAIRS  885-2421  BE A BLOOD DONOR  School Opening  September 7th, 1971  ��� School will be open for registration, grouping, arid textbook issue only at  9:00 a.m., Tuesday. September 7- -Students will return home once these formalities  have been completed. Bus students will be picked up at 11:00 a.m.  ��� Advance registration for enrolling at all schools will be conducted on September 1st 2nd and 3rd, Wednesday/Thursday and Friday, from 9:00 to 12:00 and  1:00 to4:00.  ��� Kindergarten students should report to Gibsons Elementary, Sechelt Elemen  tary and Madeira Park Elementary af 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 7th.  ���   Kindergarten and Grade 1 pupils (not previously registered) should present  Birth Certificates or Baptismal Certificates when being registered.  ��� Pupils from other grades must present reports from previous school attended  ��� Regular instruction will commence on Wednesday, September 8th, 1971.  ��� Kindergarten pupils will not be transported unless room is available on the  busses. This has been standard policy throughout the district.  Driver ��� F. Utting  Bus Depot  7:25 a.m  Crowe Road  7:45  Elphinstone  7:55  Avalon  8:10  Dogpatch  8:12  Port Mellon  8:15  Forbes Road  8:25  Elphinstone  8:40  Driver ��� J. Mullen  Joe Road  7:25  Wetherwellfe  7:27  Smiths   ���'.".' '^'""' ���':"'  ' '"7.';".'?'s  ���-���-���- . .��fc*'���>^d������^~���������^"���2^-��',  7:&  Marsh  7:29  Store  7:30  Williams  7:31  Highway  7:35  Elphinstone  7:50  Driver ��� F. Utting  Langdale Elementary  Granthams  8:47  Soames Point  8:49  Langdale Elementary  8:55  Driver ��� J. Mullen  i  Langdale Elementary  Port Mellon  8:15  Wrays  8:25.  Lan'gdale Elementary    -  8:30  Soames Point ��� return trip  8:45  Bennetts  8:50  Hopkins Landing  8:52  Langdiale Elementary  8:56  Driver ��� J. Nelson  Davis Bay ��� Roberts Creek  ��� Gibsons  luom's ^ 8:10  Sechelt Residential School 8:20  Davis Bay Elementary 8:25  McCultouigh Road 8:30  School Bus Schedules  Secondary Students  Port Mellon  8:15  Wnays  8:25  Hopkins!  8:32  Bracewells  8:33  Soames Point  8:34  Elphinstone  8:40  Driver ��� J. Nelson  Depot  7:35  Residential School  7:40  Selma Park Legion  7:43  Baba's  7:50  Oldershaw Road       ���  7:53  Falaron Farah     '  Elphinstone  7:58  7   8:05  D>river ��� A. Carter  ���      '.              'X:  C. Lawrence  7:25  Swans   .. \.'-  7:30  Lawsbns.  7:35  Wakefield  B. Gordon  '���. Sechelt Elementary  Elphinstone  Driver ��� W. Flay  Depot  Brooks  Norwest and Mason  Luoma  Mason and' Highway  Newtons.-  Driver -���. Mrs. McLean  Nestmans  Davis Bay -  Elphinstone ������  . -7  priverT��� H. Christens-en  Forestry Corner  7:38  7:40  7:42  8:00  7:25  7:30  7:33  7:35  7:36  7:38  7:45  7:47  7:50  8:10  7:35  James 8:35  Roberts Creek Elementary 8:40  Charmans 8:45  Trailer Camp ��� (S. Turn) 8:50  Gilbsons Elementary 8:55  Driver ��� C. Carter  West Sechelt ��� Sechelt  C. Lawrence  7:25  Swans  7:30  Lawsons  7:35  Wakefield  7:38  B.  Gordon  7:40  Sechelt Elementary  7:42  Residential School  8:15  Eureka Road  8:33  Evans  8:35  Connors  8:40  Jorgensen  8:43  Hansen  8:45  Redrooffs & 101  8:47  Cunninghams  8:50  West Sechelt Elementary  8:55  Sechelt Elementary  9:00  Driver .��� W. Flay  Sechelt ��� West Sechelt  ��� Sec*  Nestman Road  8:22  Residential School  8:25  Sechelt Elementary  8:30  Newtons  8:32  Wakefield  8:34  Lawrence  8:36  Lawson  8:37  West Sechelt Elementary  8:40  Brooks  8:43  Norwest and 101  8:45  Seehelt Elementary  8:48  Driver ��� Mrs." McLean  Roberts Creek ��� Davis Bay ��� Sechelt  Cemetery Comer  English Road  Leek Road  Peninsula Hotel  Nickersons  Upper Joe  8:15  8:17  -8:18  8:20  8:22  8:23  Nelson's  7:40  Booming Ground  7:42  Robilliard's  7.45  Sechelt Elemeuteury    -  7:50  Jacksons  7:55  Elphinstone  8:15  Driver ��� W. Rankin  Depot  7:55  Tyson Road  8:00  Lockyer Road  8:07  Pine Road  8:15  ELphinstone  8:20  Pratt and Chaster  8:25  Rottluff's  8:28  Price's   .  8:30  Reid's  8:32  Pratt and Gower  8:35  Elphinstone  8:40  Lower Joe 8:24  Bayview 8:25  Metcalfe 8:26  Roberts Creek Elementary 8:30  Tyson Road 8:38  Jacksons 8:40  Wilson Creek Bridge 8:42  Davis Bay Road 8:43  Kingdom Hall 8:46  Sechelt Elementary 8:50  Driver ��� H. Christensen  Sechelt Elementary ��� Roberts Creek  ��� Sechelt'Elementary  Forestry Corner  Nelson's  Booming Ground  RobiMiards  Sechelt Elementary  Gdbbs- Road  Roberts Creek Park  Lower Road  Roberts Creek Elementary  Selma Park Legion    "  Sechelt Elementary  7:35  7:40  7:42  7:45  7:50  8:25  8:30  8:32  8:35  8:45  8:55  Pender Harbour Student Transportation  Pender Harbour school bus routes will operate on the same time schedule as was  in effect for the 1970-71 school term. Bus stops Will also remain the same.  Parents are reminded that:  (a)   Students living within walking distance of the school, 2Vi miles for elementary students and 3 miles for secondary students, will be expected  fo walk; as if is anticipated that room will net be available on the busses  this year,  (b)   Kindergarten pupils will not be transported unless room is available on the  busses. This has been standard policy throughout the district.  For further information please phone^883-2347. Regional board supplies answers for pro-tent officials  (Continued from Page 1)  meeting a few days after the  meeting of the Regional Board.  But not all1 hope is* lost yet!  The pro-tem executive apparently is beginning to realize that  their credibility could only be  enhanced! if their statements  could be backed up by some  facts. So they decided to form  now a faet-imdihg comimittee.  Such a project is welcome, because a ratepayers' association  which only operates on hearsay  and prejudices, is not much good  to anybody.  The finance committee's answers to the various points are  set out in the following:  l.(a) "There are no Capital  Cost Allowances taken on fixed  assets of $48,008. Why?"  Capital cost allowances are a  deduction from taxable income  permitted to a taxpayer by the  minister of national revenue under Sec. 11 (1) (a) of the Income  Tax act and pertinent regulations.  The Regional board and Water authority are non-profit corporate public bodies, not subject  to the provisions of the Federal  Income Tax Act, .tout regulated  by provincial statutes.  If we have to understand the  question as to why no "replacement fund" for those assets has  been provided, we had to ask  ourselves, why not the same demand for the waterworks assets.  We must point out that the creation of replacement funds Js prohibited by government ojireo-  tives, because such replacement  funds would not only practically  double the taxes or rates raised  for the payment of the assets,  but would also negate the voter-  electors' riights to vote on money  by-laws. If those replacement  funds were accumulated, the  district, in our specific case,  would have in due course about  $1.5 million in hand, which could  be used by the board1 without  reference to the taxpayers.  l.(b) "Provincial advance assumed for fire equipment repayable with $1,947 annually. Why  is this $1,947 not recorded under  current liabilities, as it is repayable within the year?"  Firstly the sum of $1,947 is not  repayable within the year tfor  which the audit report is rendered, but within the following year.  Secondly, under municipal and  other public accounting no differentiation is made between  current and non-current assets  or liabilities.  Such differentiation has only  significance for private enterprises in the evaluation of liquidity and other important ratios  looked for by banks, shareholders or financial analysts to judge  worth and soundness of a corporation.  1971 repayment of the provincial balance is included in the  1971 budget and has no bearing  whatsoever on the balance sheet  for 1970 or the 1970 results, on  which the auditors report.  l.(c) "Just what are the Capital Assets referred to on the  General Revenue Balance Sheet?  We are somewhat puzzled by  the reference to a general revenue balance sheet. Such kind  of statement has not been provided by the district's auditors  and is not known in the accounting profession.  If the reference is made to  the balance sheet (exhibit I) off  the audit report, the capital assets of $48,008 are set out in detail and we cannot add any information, tout can only repeat  that the assets owned iby the taxpayers consist of land and a firehall under construction at. Roberts Creek, movable fire equipment located in the fireballs of  Roberts Creek and Gibsons and  other equipment mainly in the  offices of the district at Davis  Bay.  l.(d) "Bank loan pending Waterworks Debenture issue of $1,-  055,000. When are the debenture issues to be sold, at what  rate of discount and interest?"  The sale of the debentures is  in the hands of the Municipal Finance Authority (MFA), a similar institution to the School Finance Authority and the Hospital Finance Authority. These fin-  ANDY  CAPP  ance authorities were created by  acts of the legislature to ce__-  tralize and -co-ordinate the sale  of debentures on the open market to provide long-term financing for school boards, hospital  boards, regional districts- and  municipalities in the province  The MFA presently tries to  place debentures in the market.  As soon as the MFA has sold debentures, it will in turn purchase  the district's debentures with  the proceeds at a rate the MFA  has obtained in the market for  their own debentures.  To date the MFA has not sold  any debentures. Details- of the  provinoiai-ly sponsored procedures were widely discussed in  the daily papers, which also reported recently the withdrawal  of tenders by the MFA for the  sale of 15 million dollars, as interest and discount rates appeared too high to the MFA. For  future developments in the marketing of our debentures the finance comimittee can only suggest that interested parties follow closely the reports in claily  papers, radio and television stations, which carry such news  much earlier than we receive  official notification. Of course,  the board will advise the taxpayers, as soon as we receive official word of any move in that  direction. ,  Incidentally, the anticipated  debenture issue of the district  will be such an amount which  will net the district $1.5 miMon  after discount.  l.(e) "Why are connections  of $37,680 shown on the balance  sheet as a capital investment?  The 1971 budget shows income  of $4,500 for connection fees.  Why is not the $37,680 classed  as general revenue?"  The question- is one of elementary accounting methods and.  may only be significant in future  years, when certain formulas of  the Municipal Act may become  applicable in calculating limits  of borrowing powers. The questioned procedure is one of the  fundamental accounting, techniques, the proper application of  which has to be expressly certified by the auditors in their report. In the context of seeking  out the truth, the matter is completely immaterial and irrelevant.  To explain the accounting method more in detail: Connections  to the water system are considered installations of a lasting  or capital nature They are not  considered a repair or maintenance expense Therefore the  value or cost of the connections-  is included in the capital assets  of the water utility and shown  on the balance sheet under Capital Funds: -nanstmission and distribution system.  Conversely the fees collected  from the water users to cover  the installation costs could not  be shown as general revenue,  but halve to be shown amongst  the funds employed to create the  assets, i.e. amongst the capital  funds liabilities. As the funds  used to pay for the connections  were not taken- from funds provided by toank loans or sales of  debentures, they had to be shown  as an extra item on the balance  sheet. Proper accounting procedures demand full disclosure of  the origin or source of employed  funds.  The same applies for connections to be installed during 1971.  The estaiated total) of $4,500 is  included in the 1971 capital pro-  igvam and not in the revenue and  expenditure Ibudget.  2.(a) "Bylaw 55 shows over  40% increase in salaries; from  $43,000 to $68,000; all in the  range that is not consistent with  the general earnings level of the  area."  The finance committee hatsi.no  information, nor has the pro-tem  executive stated, what the 'gen-  'etriail earnings level of the area'  is supposed to be. If they mean  the average income of all residents in the Sunshine Coast, it  could not toe a proper basis for  salaries paid by the district to  its employees, as the average  would not only include income  of the salary and wage earners,  tout also income of the people on  retirement income, old age pension and welfare recipients. '  Criteria for setting regional office salaries are comparative  figures available, from other ire-  igionali districts and municipalities in the province and pay  scales of industry, commerce  and other public bodies within  the district.  The "main reason for the apparent increase iri regional salaries can be found in the fact  that during 1970 most of the salaries under the Water Services  budget were capitalized, being  part of the costs incurred in the  construction of the works. A considerably smaller portion of  these salaries in 1971 will toe capitalized, as most of the construction work has been completed during the previous fiscal  year. Comparison of a budget  with a financial1 statement of a  previous year cannot always provide a full explanation, as both  are drawn up for slightly different purposes.  Salary increases over 1970  were set at approximately 1Yi%  with seniority increments added  according to municipal usage  and practice throughout the province: Our increases of 7%%  were considerably lower than the  increases gained in industry and  commerce in the same period on  the Sunshine Coast and in other  regional districts and municipalities of comparable size and  functions in B.C. In actual fact  the salaries paid toy our distract  are lower than those paid in the  public and private sector and  have been so over a number of  years. Whether this state of affairs can (be maintained in fairness to our employees appears  very questionable.  2.(b) Detail apportionment of  funds provided by Acquisition."  No funds were provided by acquisition. We do not understand  the question.  3.(a> "Justify the need for  your present staff."  The present staff is needed to  fuli_ill  adequately the functions  of the district as necessary according   to   letters-patent   and  other, pertinent requirements for  district and hospital district administration. In our carefully  considered opinion it is also the  barest minimum of staff required to give proper service to the  public. Although it might not be  a fully valid measuring stick,  the district presently 'employs  0.7 employees per 1,000, population. The total cost of this service (not only salaries) amounts  to $1.53 per year per $1,000 assessed property values. In both  respects this represents one of  the lowest ratios' in the province  and compares favorably with  other municipalities and districts  It is doubtful whether such favorable ratios can be maintained  for ever dn the face of the continually growing complexity of  present day life and the resulting growing complexity of municipal administration.  It is very easy, but rather futile and unrealistic, to harp back  nostalgically of how simple everything was 20 years or so ago,  when there were only a-few people and everybody could do  more or less as he pleased without affecting life and convenience of his fellow mam. Looking at our environment close toy  and also slightly beyond our  parochial borders, we are forced to meet up with.a< society of  steadlily growing sophistication.  Even if we tried very hard, we  cannot put the clock back on the  Sunshine Coast or anywhere  else. We also firmly (believe that  even in the Sunshine Coast there  are now very few people  amongst our citizens who would  really prefer to. allow their neigh  bors unregulated and unrestricted freedom, even at their own  inconvenience and expense.  4. (a) "Water supply and distribution are far removed from  the published request for Assent  Bylaw No. 21 (1968) Why and  who is responsible?"  For a very large number of  households, which are on a normal residential parcel of one  acre or less the sum total off  water charges does not vary too  much from the figures originally  published in connection with the  plebiscite. The charges for the  Sechelt and Selma Park areas  had to be increased, however, to  cover the increased costs.  The reason�� for the increases  were previously set out in detail  in various board meetings and  press releases. Nothing new can  be added in this report, tout we  shall give once more a summary  of the causes which led to higher  rates in the areas- formerly served by the Seohelt Water Works  Ltd.  a. The actual acquisition  costs of the assets of Sechelt Water Works Ltd. were more thain  dOuible of the estimates provided to the board toy their consultants. These estimates were fully supported toy figures -contained' in the so-called 'Motherwell'  report submitted some time earlier to the council! of the village  of Sechelt. Based on the information contained in these two independent reports the board decided to go to arbitration, after  agreement with the owners could  not be reached.  The final price was set by a  judicial arbitration court, consisting of three judges. The  boaird could have appealed  against the decision to the Supreme Court, but because of the  sulbstanitial legal costs inivolved'  in ^ such ai-' appeal, even a considerable reduction' of the compen-'  sation award would have most  probably still further increased  the ultimate" total cost.  ib. The works themselves  were in a very poor state of upkeep with many of the installations in need oif immediate replacement. As it turned out, the  estimates of economic life expectancy for these parts were  more properly evaluated by our  consultants than the evaluation  accepted- by the judges for their  setting the compensation to foe  paid to Sechelt Water Works  Ltd.   .  ��� ic. . The cost of re-construction  of the works taken over and oif  the new works was (based on  1967-68 price levels, when the  engineering report was made to  the board to serve as a basis  for the plebiscite. As construction only started late 1969 with  the main construction taking  place in 1970, we were exposed  to the full impact of steeply rising labor, and material costs,  which alffected: the whole economy of B.C., Canada and the  Western world. The hoard admits that it did not succeed in  ordering a halt to inflation on  the borders of the Sunshine  Coast.  d. Before actual construction  started and even1 When it was in  progress, several changes in  overall plans' were forced on the  d-strict, which not only delayed  the start of revenue-flow, but  also reduced rather drastically  the number of potential users in  the more densely populated  areas. The situation was further  aggravated by a numlber of  strikes in the construction and  cement industries, which delayed the completion of installations  essential for the start-up oif opera tions with, consequent adverse effect on costs and re-  (venue.  e. Interest rates, which the  consultant's report stipulated for  rate purposes at 7%.had increased during 1970 to 8Yi% and se  adding up to $22,500. .per. annum  to the overall capitalization cost.  As explained.at numerous occasions in the past the board is  not yet in a position to finalize  the ultimate water rates, until  we know exactly what rate of  discount and interest the MFA  obtains, when they sell their debentures to pick up ours. The  board shares with the water users the fervent hope that _.the  cost of the debenture issue will  not toe too excessive. We can  only console ourselves that we  are in the same boat with other  districts and municipalities. We  can hardly expect any preferenh  iai. treatment from the MFA,  only because we live in the Sun--  shine Coast.  Allocation of personal blame  for all circumstances leading to  the cost increases and responsibility for providing a water service for the whole area, seems  to toe somewhat outside the ���  sciope oif this report. We confidently leave it to all water users  to pass fair judgment. It has  been said that under the circumstances the board should not  have provided a water service to  all. Such wise 20:20 hindsight  could perhaps sound convincing  to a few of the people who happened to have some communal  water service, although they  claimed at the time most vigorously and at many occasions  that the service was very inadequate. This, of course, might  have been forgotten conveniently by now. We are convinced  that such narrow views are not -  held by a majority of the people. They are certainly not shared by those 700 or 800 new participants, representing about  3,000 adults and] children, who  now for the Ifirst time have a  regular service, which we expect will toe fully satisfactory at  all times, once construction is  completed in the near future and  the rather longstretched system  d-U-Lly balanced  Geneitally as* regards the water rates may we stress that our  ���rates are very comparable with  rates paid in other places or  newer installations', tout aire naturally higher than for older sysv  tems, which have not yet reached1 the end of their economic life.  System�� which have to toe re  newed in the near future will  most probably -require much  higher urates to remain sef-liquidL  a-ting.  We must also mention! that  when the rate structure was reviewed last year the district anticipated to have an industrial  user on their consumer rolli, whio  would have helped not only in  the future development of the  supply system, tout also toy paying water rates materially contributed to the financial strength  of the water authority. The boaird  duty bound and without hesita-  iion accepted the wishes of the  taxpayers mainly of the Sechelt  and Selma Park area and refused approval for the industrial  operations. Let us fialoe up to the  ifacts of life: We cannot have it  both ways. So further development iof the supply system,  which will be necessary in the  not too distant future, has to be  paid for by the domestic water  consumers without the help,of  a large industrial user. It, is essential that all water users keep  this in mind when they consider  present or future water rates.  4.(b) "Inequities will have to  be reconciled, where charges  are being made to lands not being capable of being served with  water, where a % inch line  serves a single family dwelling,  the acreage attached to this single dwelling cannot be taxed for:  water."  The finance committee cannot  see any inequity in the case as  described. As we understand it  there is a single family dwelling on a parcel of land. This fam*  i-ly dwelling is connected with  the system by a % inch connection, as provided by the water  rates toyUaw. Apparently the  dwelling can be provided with  water and all stipulations of the  bylaw are fully met. Once the.  land is subdivided and additional houses erected, each dwelling  which can toe serviced, will toe  provided with its separate %  inch connection and: will1 attract  its separate water toiling.  There were a number oif pe-<-  cu-iar cases brought to the attention of the board, in which  the owners were advised of  means and ways to secure a  more favorable rate by either  subdividing, consolidation, correction of land registry records,  etc., which aipparenty brought  satisfactory solutions to the  problems.  Generally any law or bylaw,  which has to cover a great di">  versity of conditions and variety  of circumstances, may cause in  one or the other case a certain  amount of hardship. Every  judge, who had to deal with such  ���cases in his court, will conifiim  that laws pr bylaws cannot be  changed or bent to suit every individual tax payer's peculiar circumstance, as long as the bylaw  covers adequately and equitably  the overwhelming majority of  conditions. No evidence has been  provided toy the pro-tem executive of any cases of discrimination against Water users.  If the protem chairman hats'  the one case iri mind, where a  part of the land, on which the  dwelling is situate, is afooive the  200 feet elevation, we have thoroughly discussed the matter  with the owner and advised him  how he can change things1 to obtain a more favorable water  rate. However, as much as we  sympathize with him about his  present -circumstances, we are  sure he realizes fully that he  himself has to make the neces*-  sary changes1, and that he cannot demand1 from the board to  apply the bylaw to everybody  else, but not to him.  4.(c) Why does the Board not  ask for bids on any construction  by the Water Works?  All. construction projects not  being carried out toy the water  wiorks' own laibor orce is put ouf "  to tender. Occasional contract  work iby the hour or djay, such  as baickhoe work, is being done  on fixed and ���pre-arranged- rates  and allocated to such local contractors as have the most suitable equipment for the job in  hand.  4.(d) For how long will the  Water Works keep renting barricades, signal flashes, etc.?  (Continued on Page 3A) Board supplies answers  (Continued from Page 2A)  Ba*___cades,    flashlights    and  other safety equipment is rented  to comply with safety regulations during construction periods  at locations a�� required. Equipment is rented rather than purchased, as rented equipment is  maintained toy the owners at no  cost to the district including replacement of any broken or destroyed items. It is the opinion  of the people in charge of con1-  structioh that such is the most:  economical way, and the finance  dommitee, respohsdible for the  proper use of i-unds, fully agrees;  with this view. ';'"-'  4.(e) ��� Why are there ^inadequate numbers of fire hydrants?  The. pro-tem chairman) did not  give any reasons why he thinks  the numlber of hydrants is inadequate. .       ���'������'.  '''���;': ;^ydra^ats--were placed on the  li-ies in accordance with imder^  writers' recc>manendataohs arid  on the advice of our .consulting  engineers:7. Ail fire departments  iri the area have been advised of  the 'position,, of the hydrants arid  the locail fire mair.s-.alls and fire  chiefs.'invited to let the board  know Where additional hydrants  are desirable .So far no request  has been received.  Would trie pro-tem executive  pleas�� keep in mind that the installed cost of a hydrant is presently about $500 and has to be  paid for by the water users. It  is rather diifficult to reconctLle  the pro-teem' executive's complaints about the water rates on  the one hand and the request  for additional expensive installations on the other, without at  'least supporiting their opinions  ���and demands toy some specifics  wfteaie the shortages are. "'_  7 5. (a) Inequities in garbage  collection taxes will have to be  resolved. Why should vacant  lands be charged for garbage  collection, further the numbers  of garbage cans allowed must be  reconciled with the source.  Whether   the   garbage   taxes  are inequitable is a: purely per-  Lsonal opinion. The thought be-.  JhaSad mialring vatcant lots help in  ".. d��frayirig the cost oif collection  from occupied lots is simply that  compulsory   garbage   colliec'tion  gives the vacant lots prbtection  from    indiscriminate    use    as  dumps.   If  vacant  lots do  not  make a small contribution1 for  this protection the householders  serviced by the. collection will  have to pay more.  The demand that the number  of garbage cams have to be reconciled to a source is beyond  our   comprehension1   as   to   its  meaning.  6. Statements1 and questions  contained under thisr heading  aire party rhetorical, partly opinions based on wirong or inadie-  quate iriflotnmation, hearsay with-  ouit any investigation and partly  completely untrue without any  . basis in facts.  The finance committee hesitates to judge whether the elected directors' are particularly  toUessed or unblessed with wisdom-, whether they replace their  lack of wisdom with aimogance  and -dictatorial attitudes. In re-  v spect of-our employees ;we have  no. hienaiichy or do we need one.  We have a body of devoted1 and  glood empSioyeesr who, we are  ifully convinced, make every ef-  ioast to do their job and give service to our taxpayers. We do  not mind in the least to toe at-  tkeked and abused personally,  as we  can,_ taike   care of  our-"  -selves. But we take great exception if people without even  the-slightest effort to find out  any facts,grossly abuse the servants of "the distiict, who cannot  defend hemselves.  We are iallso convinced that ail  directors, participating in rriany  committees and working hard  in doing their homework, have  always and are still, devoting  their tiime and efforts in the service M th��flr fellow citizens, even'  if such' is neither realized, appreciated nor recognized toy a  few people who appoint themselves to be the so-called sppkes-  men of the ratepayers.  . In refuting some of the worst  slogans and vatuperat-ons' contained in the last few para-  ���graiphs the finance committee  can only repeat:   .  a. Financial statements are  putolished regulariy since the inception Of the district fidly com*  plying with. the prevailing statutes of the province. Books and  records are open to the public  for inspection as prescribed by  '. law. '���������������.-,'  to. Neither the board as a  whole nor any individual' director at any time stated-, or had  reaison to state, that the district  is in a scarry financial mess.  iSuch claim by the pno-tem ex-  ecutiye or anybody else is a  pure iriYenlion.'On the conitrary,  by careful -budgeting arid cir  cuahisipect spending the district  so far has ended every fiscal  year with a'smafll overfall surplus.  c. The present annual cost for  (Regional sertvices1 on $5,000 assessment is monthly about .63c.  If a taxpayer lives in an area  seirviced by garbage collection  his additional cost for this service is another 55c, or a total  icost per month of $1.18. A $5000  assessment has been assumed1,  ACROSS  -LXiODfrcut  & Resorts  9. Wireless  10. Fits of  insanity  12. Range part  11. Hun  14. Tonne  15. Cue  16. Music note .  17. Factor  19. Cudgel  90. High card  31. Dainty  2-t.Zfdge  95. Persian,  prophet  t__��. Split  97. Fencer's  cry  98. Gelid  99. California  city  33._3xc.a-na*  tion  84. Appointment  95. Extinct  bird  36. Creation  88. Payment  for Charon  89. Male duck  40. Fat  41. Perished  42. Telegraph  DOWN  1. Mallet  9. Girl's name  3. Transgress  4. Exclamation  . S.Tilt  t 8. Football  kick  7. Conjunction  8. Steamer  channel  9. City  of the  Seven  Hills  11. Lists of  candidates  13. Climbing  plant  15. Minced  oath  18; Long hair  19. Storage  place  2i.To  become  - bankrupt  Tod  22. French  statesman  (1862-  1932)  23. Burton  24. Climbing  plant  25. Manufacture  27.-Detest  29. Rowed  30. Shade  of  brown  31. Rope with  running  knot  ay's Answer}  BBBBE BEDEE  HEBE EEfflBC.--  CBC.} EBEB CEC.  HEE   ECtlk-  EBG-iDI-- ____D_--I  EEIIIB BHE  BGB D-SBEBEF  LIB BED-D EP1Z  HCHCan GEEEK  SEEIBB BDEOtr  BE.EB   ERCE  32. "Over hill  and ��.  34. Nobleman  37. Indo-Chtn*  tribe  38. JapaneM  sash  _0, Cry of pain  as the average local assessment  leaving out the pulp minis at Poit  Mellon is estimated to be between $4000 and; $,5000 ip the electoral areas.  Aldided to the $14.25 per annum  are the special services rendered to the pnoperties for fire protection, Street lighting, etc.,  which differ in each specified  service area, but are all relatively modest.  We agree that nobody like�� to  pay taxes. This includes inci-  dentaMy your directors, who also happen to be taxpayers and  who do not get any special consideration. Compared with the  costs of other necessities or  pleasures of our diaily life the  costs of your regional di'strict  are really very small at the  present time. Rut we cannot promise that we can hold; such rates  (forever, as demanded by the pro-  tem executive, of the SCRRA,  when they - say that not 1/10 of  a .miM or about 15c per year  could be added. We could' only  make such a promise, if the protein, gentlemen would give us  their guarantee that; they can  stop the inflation on our 'borders,  a feat the bdard cbuld not  achieve.- > .. .....y: 7..',,-;.  In conclusion, because of the  very -Amited membership of the  ; Sunshine' Coast Regional Ratepayers' Association in relation  to the number of voter-electors  in the electoral areas of the district it is questionable whether  a pro-tem executive of the as-  , sociation or the association itself  can ibe accepted presently as a  legitimate spokesman for the  .ratepayers in- all the electoral  areas. ��� -  Despite this the finance committee recommends that this report be received by the board  and accepted' as - our answer to  the questions by the prortemi executive of the Sunshine Coast Re  gional Ratepayers' Association.  It cannot be too greatly emphasized that the directors of the  (boaird Wave been elected by the  ratepayers of the electoral areas  to represent them and during  -their term of office to govern the  district to the best of their abilities. Under no ciixjun-stances  can this mandateTbe -abirogated  to, or shared with other elements  of the distriict,. who lack both  authority and respon^bd_ity.  We are sure that the directors  will agree when we most strongly state that we fully trust and  accept,the sound and fair judgment of the voter-electors, whom  we endeavor to serve to the best  . of our abilities. The same voter-  electors throughout the district  may be less than flattered for  being lectured by the pro-tem  exeouit_ve Of the Sunshine Coast  Regional Ratepayers' Association that they are not capable to  elect suitable representajives  without the advice and guidance  prof erred in such humble modesty by the self appointed pro-tem  chairman. .  August 14, 1970. Respectfully  submitted on behalf of the Finance Committee: Frank West.  Coast News, Sept. 1, 1971.  ^ 3A  Land mixing  in zoned areas  watched closely  ��� Sunshine Coast Regional District hoard members are watching with interest a procedure  that over-rides- zoning schemes  by allowing a mixing of land use  which a zoning bylaw does not  permit, such as a combination  ��� of .a motel and -retail stores.  Lady smith will pioneer a new  procedure for land development  making use of an amendment to  the Municipal Act .which has  root been used before.  This,,, procedure was recommended v in a letter from: the  Advisory P-anning Commission  which was read at a recent'meet  ing of the-board.- It will be used  in connection with the request  from George Randall Ltd., for  rezoning -of the property owned  -hy Sta-tler Developments at the  bottom of Davis Road.       7  The Randall request was that  the lots in this new sub-division  which border the highway and  Davis Road be rezoned commercial in order that Statler--Developments Ltd. could construct a  garden type" wiotel and' five  small retail stores.  The Advisory Plannng Commission, when asked for a recommendation, found, that zones  in the exasitmig zoning bylaw  were not applicable to such- a  development , but that a new  procedure which permitted -an  area to designated as "development area" appeared to fit the  situation, ideally.   - -  Under this procedure, Mr.  Randall can apply for a development contract and he and the  town, can work but details1 acceptable to both parties which  would permit him to go ahead  with the development and also.  would provide insurance for the  town that the development  would ibe carried out according  to contract.  ,.,; A bylaw providing for the development area> was_ given- three  rea&ingsf Monday evening. When  this bylaw is passed the council  can accept an application (from  Mr. Randall for a contract. The  contract, when it is completed,  must be presented to the public  at a public hearing before the  town can sign it.  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Pioneer have alf the best features from all the best saws,  and a few more the others don't have.... to make the best  professional pulp saw on the market today. Transistorized ignition, quietest spark-arresting muffler, the best  fuel economy of all professional saws, and more. Check  competition and see for yourself, the new Pioneer 3071  is 12 ways better.  PIONEER  CHAIN SAWS  Smiffy's Boat Rentals & Marina  GIBSONS ��� 885-7711  Action  The C.F.L, the A.F.I.-the N,F,L,  Follow your favorite team, see ALL the games  and ALL the action with CABLE VISION  COAST CABLE VISION  SECHELT  Phone 885-2444  * New Apipointee;  f Indian Affairs  T Transfer  .District Supeii-ntendent ��� Mr.  R. R. Hanna.  Super-visor of Elementary I__-  stru/Cition ������ Mr. Hart Doericsen.  District Librarian ��� M$r. Allan J. Crane.  Elphinstone Secondary  Mr. D. L. Montgomery, Pri_i_-  cipal. 7 .       .   ,:  * Mr. L. Grant, Vice-Prinoipal.  Mr. Hugh Archer  Mr. Robert Bennie -  Mrs. Mary Benyon ._  Mr. Bob Bjornson  ���* Mr. R. Borthwick  Mr. M-dhael Bujan 7  Mr. John Burnsidie  '  Mr. Melvin Campbell  Mr. Waldemar DaWi ';"���.=  Mirs. (Marta Donnelly  . Mrs. Viirginia Doug-las  Miss Pat Edwards  Mr. John Egan  Mr. Garry Foxall (Librarian)  ,  Miss Marion Fraser   ^"  ..  Mr. Frank Fuller  * Mr;-Gary Gray  Mirs. Maay Hercus'  Mr. Douglas Honeyibunn  (Mr. Lyn Kinsey  Miss Nest Lewisv  ���Mr. George Matthews  ���Mr. Tenry Miller  * Mr. L. Pearson  Mr. Lester Peterson  Mrs. Beatrice Rankin  Mr. David Richardson  * Mrs. Maimie Shumsky   .  Mr. David Smethurst  Mr. Harry Tmrner  * Mr. James Weir  Miss Jiine Wilson  Mrs. Mary Underwood.     (35)  Pender Harbour Secondary  Mr- A. L. Thompson. Principal  ������.   .    f..- ��� ���.*���������  Mr. William Cross  Mr. Bruno Doanoroski    "  Mrs. Beatrice Fair  Miss Dawn McKim  Mr. Romualdo Talento  Mr. 6yril Tiernan .  T Mrs. Gladys Laird (50%)  (7%)  Sechelt Elementary  Mr. W. L. Reid, Principal    7  Miss Brenda Agnew  Miss Shirley Bailey.  Mrs.' Beverly Dall  Mr. Robert ball  Mrs. Glenda Drane  Miss Robyn Eriwata  Mr. James Gray  Mrs. Louise Lang  Mr. Rodrigue Lizee  Mrs. Muriel Redman (Librarian) -  , Mis�� Georgia Simmons  f Mrs. Doris Thompson  Mrs. Lillian Thompson       (14)  BACK TO  ' '      ' t  ' ���-*" ���      ��� '  We Have All Your Sewing Needs  at  THE FABRIC HOUSE  Gibsons  USE YOUR CHARGEX  886-7525  Gibsons Elementary  Mr. G. A. C-ooper, P__niciipal  Mrs. Joari AeHbers  Mrs. Lottie Campbell  Mrs. Giflberte bombs  Miss Patricia -Craig  Mrs. Anihe Daiil  * Mr. James Donnelly  Mrs. Doris Fuller (__ibraaiiaa)  Miss Linda Goodiidge  Mrs. Lynne Green  *-Mr. Jaanes Horvath  Miss Coleen Johnson  Mrs. Margaret McKenzie  ��� Mr. JDave Reihpel  Miss Margaret Reid!  ���* Mrs-M. Romiieberg   ;  Mrs. Maarcfe Scott -  T Mr-. Michael Seymour  Mrs?. Agnes Skidmore.  Mrs. J. Warn  Bowen Island Elementary  (20)  (1)  Mrs. Margairet Shelton  Davis Bay Elementary  T Mr. Drew McKee, Principal  Mrs. Mildred Tracy \' (2)  Egmont Elementary  * Mr. Russell Wheeler       ,  (1)  Halfmoon Bay Elementary  T Mrs. Miriam Davie (1)  Langdale Elementary  Mr. C.E. Passmore, Principal  Mr. Ian Jacob  Mrs. Frances Jovacfc (50%\   -  Mrs. Noriko McKee  Miss Gertrude Miskofski  Mr. Norman Sallis  Mrs. Alma White <6&)  Madeira Park Elementary  T Mr. V. Wisjhlove, Principal  . iMirs. Canyl Cameron  Miss Marilyn McKee  Miss Maureen MacKenzie  Mrs. Olga Saivey  Mrs. Leticia Talentoa  T Mrs/Gladys Laird (50%)  (6%)  Roberts Creek Elementary  Mr. M. B. Mactavish, Principal.  Mrs. Orbita deles Santos  Mrs.-Shirley 'Hooker    7  Mrs. Frances Jowck (50%)  ->_���* Miss Colleen McKnight '  * Mrs. Nancy Wallinder    {SYt)  West Sechelt Elementary  I   Mr. W. Ii. Reid, Principai  T Mrs. Mary Mellis  .Mrs-. Jessie Wallis, Head  Teacher (3)  Teachers on one year's leave-  of-absence: Mrs. Sara Bujan,  Gibsons; Mr. Francis Parker,  Elphinstone; Mirs. Marilyn Rolb-  inson, Gibsons; Mr. David White  Roberts Creek.  TIDE BOOKS  CHARTS  WALT NYGREN SALES  (1971)  LTD.  Gibsons, 886-9303  PENINSULA  BOARDING KENNELS  CLIPPING  GROOMING  BATHING  v  MRS. P. HYLTON  Reed Rd., Gibsons ��� 886-7713  Handweaving Course  fall and   |  .  ..-...__  g  In order to make provision in jadvance for time, space, and H  Shoal Development Ltd.  BACKHOEWORK  LIGHT BULLDOZING  FILL HAULING  SAND & GRAVEL  OFFICE ��� 886-2830  EVENING ��� 886-7572  Sunshine Coast Regional Disitmct  'x;xyl9tl' VoterS'listl^;:7;  1. The Voters List to be used in all Regional Disteilct, Hospital District and School District elections and plebiscites  is being compiled this year by the Regional District under the provisions of the Municipal Act.  2. The lists will be complete for each electoral area of the  Regional District.  3.  4.  6.  7.  Those lists for Electoral Areas "A" and "B" and) those  for Electoral Areas "C., "_)v, "E" and ^F?' will, respectively, be the lists used by the School Board for their division of the School District into their areas "A" and "B".  Each list will be in three sections: Owners, Resident Electors, and Tenant-Electors.  The owner-elector's roll will be compiled by the Regional  District from records obtained from the Surveyor of Taxes. The Tenant and Resident Electors rolls will be compiled from applications received.  Applicants for inclusion on Tenant and Resident elector  rolls may obtain the necessary forms from the Regional  District Office.  The main requirements for inclusion are: Canadian or  British citizenship, full age of nineteen years; property  ownership or in the? case of tenant or resident electors  six months occupations/residence prior to submission of  declaration. Full information on eligibility may be obtained from the Regional District Office.  S.  Corporations will only be entered on the roll if there is,  on file with the Secretary, a written declaration naming  some qualified person to vote on their behalf.  9. The lists of electors will be closed on September 30, rolls  prepared.for public information by October 20, Courts of:  Revision held during the first week of November, and the  lists as finally revised and certified will be printed.  G. E. GIRARD  Dated August .10, 1971. Assistant Secretary.  mmr: x*mm: x^^s  .3rd,  OPENING FRI DA Y  / ��� "  Sechelt Branch of Twin Creek Lumber  & Building Supplies Ltd. Gibsons.  GIBSONS ��� 886-2291 - 2292  SECHELT ��� 885-2288 - 2289 SMART  carry  SCHOOL  Wide Mouth 15 oz.  lUERNDS BOTTLE  Reg. Value 3.99  PAY ONLY  339  fHERMDS LUNCH KIT  Complete with 10 oz. Bottle;  Reg. Value 4.29  PAY ONLY  fHERMDs  379  SNACK JAR  Keeps Salads, Fruit, Puddings,, Gelatine  fresh for hours.  Reg. Value .99  PAY ONLY  .69  '"���"^S. -  A complete  line of  now on  display  Character  LUNCH KITS  with 10 oz. Bottle  49  Can't Rust* Won't Break  Hold More ��� Wipe Clean  Rugged Plastic  frlERMD.  BOTTLE  49  110 oz.  MARSHALL WELLS  Over 300 Stores  serving  Western Canada  GIBSONS HARDWARE (1966) Ltd  JACK PARRY, left,  newly elected president of the Canadian  Weekly Newspapers' Associatiox.  and immediate  past  president  Qhai.es Hawkins join _?omiyoshi  Nis__io of Nippon Kokon (NKK)  in (modelling 'happi coats' at the  opening session of the Canadian  Weekly Newspapers convention  in Vancouver. The -opening session was a Japanese night which  emphasized the continuing closer ties between Canada and Japan-  MORIO NAKAMURA, vice-president and general1 manager of  Mitsui & Company (Canada)'  limited' presents Japanese doll  to Ron Cruice of Gibsons Coast  News, during Japan Night at  the 52nd annual -convention of  Canadian Weekly Newspapers  Association at Varioouiver on  August 16.  I hear that the last people that  went to the moon left a monument there to all the others wiho  had died trying to get there,  maybe next time they go there  they could leave; a monument to  the millions of people who have  starved to death since space  programs started.  ���D. L. GALVIN.  Coast News, Sept. 1, 1971.  HUNTING LICENCES  GUNS ���AMMO ��� SCOPES  WALT NYGREN SALES  (1971)  LTD.  Gibsons 886-9303  to Editor  Editor: In view oif the recent  contanentwide? publicity given  Gibsons iby the prize winning  catches at the B.C. Salmon Derby,-all taken in the vicinity -of  the Gap, it is my personal opinion that the mayor and' council  -of the village should charter.  Tsome form of coniveyai-ce, preferably a bus, to take them to  the Crease -Clinic for psychiatric; examination for their ill-  conceived plan to create a sewer outlet at Gospel Rock.  I suggest a bus as it might be  a good idea to include in the  visit to Riverview, not only the  executive and: members of the  i-nower Point Property Owners  Association who voted approval  of the plan, but also the engineers who designated this spot  in the ifirst place.  Leaving the ecological aspect  aside for the moment and assuming that there are any .salmon left in the area if this project goes through, there is one .  question I should like to ask:  Would you or your readers really relish the idea of eating a  /fish caught at the mouth oif a  sewer?  -4X>N CRUICKSHANK.  Editor: The Sea Cavalcade  . committee prid myselif express  our, appreciation to all who help-  edrini the preparation, arid mair-  sh-jiiirig of the : Sea Cavalcade  bicycle races. For the marshalling thank you to the high school  kids, both the local boys and the  Vancouver iboys, the Scouts, the  RCMP and those citizensyw1_o at  the time of the race realized we  needed more help and so graciously gave of their time.  For  the  barricades!  a thank  you goes to the Department of  Highways. A bouquet too, to the  United Church and the two wedding parties for their co-operation arid patience. Finally, hut  most gratefully, thank you to the  people whose houses were blocked inside the route and were so  tolerant of the incontvehience.  ���HARRY TURNER,  Sea Cavalcade Committee  member.  Editor: Regarding the7BCAA  campaign for leniency for drinking drivers, I suppose someone  should! mention for what it is  worth that the auto death rate  was cut 60 percent in Sweden  when a law was passed making  a jail sentence mandatory for  impaired drivers, with absolutely no exceptions.  Blake C.  Alderson.  D.C.  CHIROPRACTOR  Post Office Building, Sechelt  TUES.  WED., THURS.. FRI.  10:30 - 5:30  SATURDAY 9:30 - 1:90  Phone  Office 885-2333���Res, 880-2321  886-2442  1556 MARINE DRIVE  WANTED  Used furniture or what  -��� have yon  AL'S USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons ��� 886-28121  END OF SEASON  CLEARANCE  NEW AND USED OUTBOARD MOTORS  FROM 4 hp. to 55 hp.  GIBSONS MARINE SERVICES Ltd  AT ESSO MARINA  Phone 88G-7411  Cburcb Serttcel  '&r Let The People Praise Thee, O God  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  9 a.m., 4th and 5th Sunday  Holy Communion  11 a.m., Sunday School  11:15 a.m., 1st and 3rd Sundays  Holy Communion  2nd and 5th Sundays, Mattins  4th Sunday, Family Service  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  9:30 a.m., 2nd Sunday  Holy Communion  2:30 p.m., 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday  Evensong  4th Sunday, Family Service  7^77f UNTIED  Gibsons United Church"  11:15 a.m., Divine Service  9:30 a.m., Wilson Creek  2:30 p.m., Roberts Creek  PORT MELLON  1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays  9:15 a.m, Rev. R. D. Morgan  2nd and 4th Sundays  7:30 p.m., Rev. Jim Williamson  ROMAN CATHOLIC SERVICES  St. Mary's Church  FATHER LEHNER  11 a.m. Mass, Sundays  followed by coffee break  Visitors Welcome  BAPTIST  CALVARY BAPTIST  Pastor Robt. Allaby, 885-2809  Park Rd., Gibsons  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Evening Service 7 p.m.  BETHEL BAPTIST  Mermaid and Trail, Sechelt  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  11:15 a.m., Worship Service  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member P.A.O.C.  880-9970  Highway and Martin Road  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.rii.  Evening Service 7:00 p.m.  Wed:, Rijble Study, 7:30 p.m.  Fri., Accent on Youth, 7:30 p.(_a.  Pastor G.  W. Foster  GLAD TIDINGS TABEKNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School 10 a.m.  Morning Worship      11 a.m.  Evangelistic Revival Service  7 pjn.  Bible Study, Tues.      8 p.m.  Youth Service, Fri.     8 p.m.  Musical Singing Group  Monthly  Pastor Nancy Dykes  "In His Service ���  At Your Service  rAXHICNINEWf  Article Two  Bra manufacturers like Daisy  Fresh Wave made it their business to make ibras for every type  of figure. There are light-weight  nylon tricot bras for the perfectly proportioned; bras with the  extra support for the plus-proportioned; bras with subtle contouring for the smaller girl;  longlines, giving a smooth line  from shoulder to waist, and all  kinds of special occasion bras  and garments for every figure  type.  How do you find the perfect  bra? It's easier than finding the  perfect husband, and allows for  more trial and error. The best  way is to find a store that carries   a   good stock,   and  allow  yourself time to try on several-  garments. If you can, get the  help of experienced sales sta-if  ��� most stores have trained cor-  setieres. You'd never dream oif  buying shoes without trying  them on ��� why would you expect a bra to ifit without trying  it first? If there is no trained  corsetiere on staff try one of the  well known brands who make  bras for most types of figures in  various styles.  Once you've found the perfect  bra, cherish it. Remember the  style number for replacements.  Launder it according to instructions, and, most of all, enjoy  wearing it, with the confidence  that comes from knowing your  figure looks its very best.  GILMORE'S   VARIETY  SHOP  SEWING NEEDS, BUTTERICK PATTERNS���Sechelt, Ph. 885-9343  FABRIC HOUSE  Gibsons ��� 886-7525  BASIC, SIMPLICITY & BUTTERICK PATTERNS  DRYGOODS AND ALL YOUR SEWING SUPPLIES  HOWE SOUND 5- 10, 15 CENT STORE  Gibsons ��� Ph. 880-9852  For AU Your SEWING NEEDS, SIMPLICITY PATTERNS  0. G. DOUGLAS VARIETY & PAINTS  McCail's Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies  Sunnycrest Plaza. Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2615  TASEUA SHOPPE  FOR YOUR YARDGOODS ��� Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9331 SINGER-ACTRESS  SHIRLEY  JONES  is   seen   on  OBC-TV's The  Partridge Family. She portrays Connie Partridge, a young widow  and mother iof five, whose family (becomes a top miusical group.  Gilmore's Variety Shop  SECHELT  885-9343  LET US MARE UP YOUR ORDERS  Prize Draw Ticket and Free Gifts with every order  Art Supplies  NOW ARRIVING ��� A full range of oil and acrylic paints  Canvas Boards ��� Brushes ��� and Everything you need  -    fo paint that Masterpiece  ������:-.;���' '���'-���..        '.���"���' ��� ��� /������>Y;?rrVY\ ��� "������'  Childrens Clothing  NEW ARRIVALS ��� Blouses, Vest and Pants sets to 6X  Turtleneck T Shirts to 6X  Girls Tarns  FOR ALL AGES  BOYS AND GIRLS  Summer Sleepwear  8-16 YRS.  ALSO SHORT LINES IN BOYS AND GIRLS WEAR AT  40%off OUR REGULAR LOW PRICES  GA     Coast News, Sept. 1, 1971.  Mainly  about people  (By ED   THOMSON)  "And then there were five. . ."  ducks that is! How it all came  albout is told by Carol Brakstad,  Gibsons 'Calamity Jane.' ���  Out in the Bay, just in front  of the Brakstad home at the .foot  of Prowse Road, it is not unusual to see flotillas of stray ducks  cruising about in those protected waters, cop-outs, no doubt  -rom. migrating flocks, and now  -many of them, temporarilly  grounded just off shore, swim in  and out of Gibsons whairf, Smit-  ty's. Marina.and the Esso dock.  Here you will find mailards, pintails, mudhens and others, quite  a conglomerate aggregation of  feathered floaters.  iGoing on three years ago a  pair of these coastal mavericks  met and mated on these shores  and aided, it is said;by Ernie  Burnett, the wood cariver, who  pKaced an upturned butter box  just under the decking of one of  SJrriitty's floats, as a (make-do  nesting facility. Here in due time  these strangers hatched out 11  downy chicks.  As the brood grew older, the  itinerant parents took off, leaving the young ones to fend for  themselves. All this was noted  by Smutty, although he won't admit it, Hal Hammond, Inez, wife  of the Esso operator, and Carol,  the Red Cross chairman in these  parts.  So it was with- this abandoned  feathered brood, One might regard this incident in the form of  a very minor catastrophe, hardly worth recording. Nevertheless, out there in the^Ba^, the  ducklings heeded a hail. So  Carol, along with others, went  down to the shore with bits of  food. 7" '  At first, the bedraggled ducklings stood ofif, but gradually  they began to look, for their  benelfactor, even to foHowing her  right up to the house and if  Carol should happen to be late  with the grub, the feathered  mooehers would be right at the  back door, loudly demanding  their nocturnal handout. 7  So far, there haiveffbeeh; several tragedies in the original  little bandi of 11 mallards, and  on each occasion, orte or more  o_ the ducks fell victim. The  first 'happened on shore when  several were trapped and harried to death by village curs.  The third duck was strangled to  death by two legged louts.  On both occasions the little  brood's wild duick cries in the  niight brought the Brakstads to  the scene on the run as the;ducks  sought refuge in the back yard  fronting on the Bay.  Carol confronted the midnight  marauders with a tongue lashing along with.a well planted  two by four on th-eir backsides,  because of which she is feared  and respected. This, the ducks  ���sensed, especially the five remaining mendicants of the Brak-  stad's special brood.  FJUN TIME ARCADE  Now Open!  SUMMER HOURS ��� 9 a.m. fo 11 p.m. 7 days per week  Ken & Aileen Watson and Family introduce the  ENTERTAINMENT FOR YOUNG AND OLD  Located next to Flowerlaine Florists. Gibsons  MUSK ��� GAMES ��� POOL TABLES ��� REFRESHWEHTS  Try our new "MR. SLUSHY" drink - The first in Gibsons  VANCOUVER PUBLIC AQUARIUM Director Dr. Murray Newman looks at the Water Dragon  lizard which he brought back  from a trip to Southeast Asia  and the South Pacif_c./ The lizard is the first of its species  brought to B.C.  Hunter training  The province's Hunter Training Program, administered by  the Fish and Wildlife Branch, is  having its name changed to Hunter Training. Conservation and  Outdoor Safety Program to better indicate its scope, the Hon.  W. K. Ki-ernah, minister7 of  recreation and ���donserva-ion has  announced.  The minister also announced1  that commencing March 1, 1972,  all resident hunters between the  ages of 14 aridi 18, regardless of  whether they have previously  been licenced to hunt, will be  required to qualify Ifor a hunting  licence by graduating from the  program, and that all resident  14 years of age or older, applying for a hunting licence for the  first -time, must also qualify by  graduating from the program.  iMr. Kiernan stressed that the  new requirements are in addition to the program being (mandatory at present for all persons seeking-&_ hunting licence  who" have been[involved in fire--  amis aocideiits or infractions of  the Wildlife and Firearms Acts.  BATON LESSONS  Register now at 886-2767  with Mrs. Pat Muryn and start your child on the road  to better poise and rhythm  LESSONS ��� 1 hour per week at $5 per month  Sunshine Coast Arts Council  CENTENNIAL  FLEA MARKET  Sat.,Sept. 11, _-5p.m_  ST. HILDA'S CHURCH HALL, S.CHELT  FOR INFORMATION CALL FRAN OWENS, 886-9996  J  Admission 25c  GRAND  SEPT. 4  Door Prizes  L.P. STEREO  RECORDS form  l67  8 TRACK TAPES  FROM  098  I  I  Discover the Wonderful  World of Music  Initiatiion Fee of $10.00 covers  books and mailing of report  oardis.   Private   lessons   are  given once weekly at  $15.00 per month  TOP 10 45's  GUITARS  FROM  1695  LEARN TO PLAY  NOW - IT'S FUN.'..  Tell Us What You Want  .. .We'll Get It For You  RICHARDS MUSIC SHOP  FOR SOUND REASONS  Seaview Plaza  Phone 886-7S9& COAST HEWS WANT ADS ARE REAL SALESMEN  Phone 886-2622  Coast News, Sept. 1, 1971.     7A  FRANK E. DECKERpos  OPTOMETRIST  For Appointment  886-2248  Every Wednesday  .      ;      Bal Block  Gibsons  MRS.   ELSIE   GOODE,   83,   of  ^if? Vancouver, was one of the first  ������k**���----^ B.C. widows to receive widows'  &*W^?M benefits in 1917, after the Work-  %0(g0ljM\ men's   Compensation  Act .was  2&M&$zB passed.. A cheerful and energe-  '%/l^4��tifc woman, Mrs. Goodfe brought  ^kzBiiti. "P tw0 daughters herself,  and   ~ now busies herself with baking,  _ gardening and weaving in her  ^^1^-^^ spare time.  Consumers'  news   and   views  Consumers' Association of Canada  -*>..\ /  �����?5  If your bedroom is unusually  cold,   or if  you  require   more  warmth than most people, you  mdght be interested* in an electric-blanket.  In electric blankets the heat  is supplied from an insulated  element that is sandwiched between two layers of the (blanket.  Check to see that there is Canadian Standards Association  (CSA) or Underwriters Laboratory approval. This assures that  the blanket has been properly  wired for maximum safety. Near  ly all models ,of electric blankets are equipped with either  safety thermostats or special  wiring to cut off the current if  the blanket becomes overheated,  as it may become when doubled  over on itself or tucked under  during sleep. "77 ��� jx.+i  Both blanket and control  should !be covered by a guarantee that offers replacement or  repair within a stated1 period of  time ��� read the label carefully  for this information. Consumers'  Association df Canada suggests  that these are some of the con-  venie.nlc(e features you should  look for when buying an electric  blanket: '  ���A separate on-and-off switch  so that you don't need to disturb.  the setting;  ���Illuminated setting for ease  of re-adjusting the control in the  dark.  ���Dual control (one for each  side of the fbed is desirable for,  double bed blankets). There will  still Ibe a certain amount of heat  radiation but it does give more  flexibility and individual choice  in temperature control.   Snap-fit contour corners permit closer 'fit and neater appearance. They also help to keep the  blanket in place, since no part  of a blanket where the element  runs should ibe tucked under the  mattress because of danger of  overheating.        7  Most electric blankets1 are  made of synthetic fibres, either  atone or in blends, and hs-ve the  ;same; properties (as t_iey <fo ��.;  conventional blankets. One very  _!m|portant thing to remember.  Do not dryclean electric blankets. Drycleaning is fine for most  blankets Ibut never for electric  blankets because the insulation  around the heating element becomes damaged.  Washing an eiecti-c blanket  need not be too frequent a ���task  and With a little extra care can  toe a rare necessity. Many home-  makers   envelop their blankets  Sunshine Coast Regional District  PUBLIC HEARING  AMENDMENT TO ZONING BY-LAW  Pursuant to S.703 of the Municipal Act, a public hearing  will be held at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 15, 1971, at  the Welcome Beach Community JHall, Redrooffs Rd., to consider By-law 35 (4) ��� a by-law to amend the Sunshine Coast  Regional District Zoning By-law No. 35, 1970. All persons who  deem their interest in property affected by the proposed bylaw shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard on matters  contained in the By-law.  The intent of the By-law:  1. To permit additional commercial and industrial  zoning near Highway 101 and Mintie Road.  27 To change the zoning along Redrooffs Road,  Frances Ave., and in the Eureka subdivision.  This bylaw introduces a predominate RII zoning which permits mobile homes and permanent  residential Structures of 480 sq. ft. or larger.  Agricultural activities will be permitted on larger parcels.  Take notice that the above is a synopsis of )a by-law that  may be inspected at the Regional District Office, Davis Bay,  at the times indicated, namely, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m.  to 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m, and the synopsis is  not intended to be and is Jiot to be deemed to be an interpretation of the By-law.  Sunshine Coast Regional District v  Box 800, Sechelt, B.C.  885-2838  C. F. GOODING  Secretary Treasurer  in a sheet or a light cover of  smooth cotton which can cut  down on the need for frequent  laundering. Check the 'label for  washing and drying, instructions'.:  as some manu-iactureirs -d�� not  recommend tumble drying.  It is advisable to spot clean  wiith detergent ������ not solvent ���-  and soak the blanket first.Use  detergent .'in warm water ���  about 105 degrees. Keep washer  ���agitation to an absolute mini-  nmrm to lessen shrimkaige and -retain the nap. If you use a dryer,  add three or -four towels as tottf-  fers and (remove the blanket  while it is still damp andl hang  evenly to ffinish drying.  Peninsula Hotel  CABARET  Saturday Sept.4  9.30 to 1.30 a.m.  Music by The Changing Hinds  Pizia will be available  Phone 886-2472 FOR RESERVATIONS  You can order  fhem at the  COAST NEWS  Scratch Pads  Rubber Stamps  Rubber Stamp Pads  Counter Cheque Books  Acco Fasteners  Time Books  Record Books  Receipt Books  Theatre Tickets  Typing Paper  Envelopes ���������'-'-:  File Folders  Carbon Paper  Columnar Sheets  Mimeograph Paper  Statement Pads  Adding Machine Rolls  Gibsons ��� Ph. 386*2922  &-^_-M-~v  -ji**a___3-��j-..  ..our  land  We all know what the problem fs. So many  "lands" within one gigantic land.  The West Coast. That's a home and native  land. The Prairies. Central Canada. Quebec. The  Atlantic Provinces. Every one is a home and  native land.  But what about the big, gigantic land? We  sing about it. But when are we going to recognize  Canada as THE home and native land?  Fortunately, more and more Canadians���  especially the youth���are beginning to realize  that if we're going to keep our country together  we must think of the whole country. We must-  start worrying about the problems of all  Canadians.  *"" let's face ft. Some Canadian! need moi*  help than others. They need big help. Wholehearted help. Unselfish help. Now, whom can  they turn to ... if not to their fellow Canadians?  Sometimes we say to ourselves, "Sure, I  want to keep Canada together, but what can / do  about it?"  There is something you can do about it  Start caring about Canada and Canadian pro-  blems. Start caring about our people. Our cities.  Farms. Environment. Youth. Culture. Identity.  Quality of Canadian life. And about all those)  things that make us a nation.  To stand together we have to understand  together. Nobody else can do it for us.  Canada. Stand together.  Understand together.  Th�� advertising industry and your community Board or Chamber. Dry spell creates water problems  The Regional1 board water system has been beset with a number of serious problems,,. Director liorne Wo_verton, chairman  of the board's water committee  wrote in his report to the board  at the August 26 meeting.  Waer consumption in hot dry  weaifiber was much- higher than  expected and users at higher altitudes and at the ends of lines  have been out of water many  times.  A number of breaks in the old  wood stave lines on the Indian  Reserve, and in Sechelt, have  taxed the crews and necessitated lowering the water pressure.  Our crews should be commended for their efforts in the  face of the many problems. Immediate solutions to the problems aire difficult ��nd are, I believe, limited to severe restrictions on sprinMng and a reduction of line pressure in the Sechelt area. Thus it appears that  this year we must take our  lumps. Unfortunately a return  of cooler wet weather is the  most likely solution, he wrote.  However solutions to prevent  a repetition next year are several and the board1 must consider the alternatives. He suggests  that the water committee consider the following, most of  which have been discussed before.  West Sechelt: He believes a  reservoir above West Sechelt  will give the greatest benefit  to that area. This will provide a  water supply close at hand at  times of high demand.  Increased supply lines throuigj-t  Sechelt should be considered also. The Improvement District  Trustees leel this is necessary.  He suggests the reservoir would  give greater benefits but the engineers should check both points  As present water requirements  can be provided1 if the water  pressure within Sechelt village  is maintained. However, this has  given too many problems in the  older parts of the system, he  added.  In Sechelt and Selma Park  area it may be necessary to  change more wood stave lines.  For the Roberts Creek and  Gower Point area development  CAMPING EQUIPMENT  WALT NYGREN SALES  (1971) LID.  Gibsons, 886-9303  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER  FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  ADMIRAL  RUGS & FURNITURE  SALES & SERVICE  To all Hakes  Phone 888-2280  NAVIGABLE WATERS  PROTECTION ACT  R.S.C.  1952, CHAPTER  193  PROPOSED FERRY LANDING  AT SALTERY BAY,  BRITISH COLUMBIA  The Minister of Highways,  Government of the Province of  British Columbia, hereby gives  notice that he has, under Sec-  lion* 7 of the above' Act deposited with the Minister of Transport at Ottawa, and in the office  of the District Registrar of the  Land Registry District of Vancouver at. Vancouver, British Columbia, a description of site and  plans of a ferry landing proposed to be built at Saltery Bay,  British Columbia, on a line approximately parallel to and 100  feet South-west of the existing  ferry landing.  And take notice that after the  expiration of one month from  the date of publication of this  notice, the Minister of Highways  Government of the Province of  British Columbia, will, under  Section 7 of the said Act, apply  ito the Minister of Transport for  approval of the said site and  plan.  Dated the 23rd day of August,  1971.  ���H. T. MIARD,  DEPUTY MINISTER  Department of Highways,  Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, British Columbia.  of the reservoir at Gower Point  end of the system is essential  for next year. Martin Dayton,  board engineer, suggests a minimum of 200,000 gallons whidh  can feed the Gower Point airea  and back to Roberts Creek in  times of real demand and yet be  filled1 from Chapman Creek at  night and early morning.  Consideration of putting the  Chaster Road) welfli into service  will likely be governed by the  requirements of the village of  Gibsons. However, it is possible it should! be done.  In Langdale, completion of the  present project of developing the  well, instalation of the 50,000  gallon  tank and  the intercon  nections with existing lines will  solve the problems in Dangdale  Com-jp_etion sometime in September is now expected. If hot, dry  weather continues this installa*-  tion wild) Ibe needed this year.  In his report to the board Gordon Dixon, works siiperinten-  ctent, said there .were ten new  water connections during the  month and1 11 new customers.  He added that due to high demand for water dining the ex-  fcremely hot weather, several  leaks occurred in the older wood  mains in Selima Park and Sechelt. Two leaks also occurred  on the old steel main which  serves the Indian* Reserve.  The worst leaks occtnrecl! in  Coast News. _fept.Vl, 1971.  the supply line wthichj serves  Sechelt and West SeoheM. The  main which broke.-.wall be abandoned this fall alter altesnnaite  supply lines have Dbeeai com-  structed.  It appears that several blocks  of the oldest wood mains1 in Sechelt will have to be replaced  before next summer's high demand.  A minimum would be to replace the mains along Whamf  Road from Dolphin Street to  the wharf and a tnew line ifrom  Wharf Road to ShonrecM^e Avenue. Cost would be, approximate^  ly $20,000.  A deposit was received from*  a development to cover the cost  of construction of 360 feet of 6  inch and1 300 feet of 4 inch lines.  In DL. 1316 (Lower Roadi) the  maims will serve 24 new lots.  Oonstra-ct-on will he done during  September.  240 feet of 6 inch ductile was  constructed for the Department  of Indian Affairs to conaietet to  their new extension along East  PkMipoise Bay Road.  Work was1 completed on a subdivision in D.L. 2631. Work _n>-  oDuded 850 feet 6 inlch and 200  feet 4 inch mains. Severn new  lots were served.  It is apparent from the number vof connections made each  mtonith that the demamd for services far exceeds; that anticipated, Secretary Charles Gooding  reported.  Acquisition of the Langdale  pumpsite is in hand and he requested! the board to consider a  resolution authorizing a coven  ant to be applied to the lot for  the pumpsite and thus enable th��  subdivision to be approved. Deed  forms for easements have been  drawn up and printed and the  solicitor will commence processing them, early in S^eahiber.  PENUISp  0RNAMJENTAL IRON  IRON RAILINGS  FIREGRATES  FORGE WORK  Phone 886-7029 or 886-7056  Perhaps,  you  Do you know  what it could cost you  Lefs be optimistic and assume  you don't have an accident. Or hit  any parked cars. Or speed. Let's assume you stay at the party longer  than you planned and had three or  f ourdrinks���enoughtodrinkto make  you legally impaired. All in good  fellowship. All without malice. And  for some reason, you are stopped.  Here's what to expect:  1 Breathalizer ^e����  tremely adept at spotting impaired  drivers. There are dozens of telltale  clues, if you are suspected, you will  be asked to submit to a breathalizer  test. This is mandatory and refusal  can result in serious charges. If you  have consumed enough to give you  a :08 reading, you can -be charged  with impaired driving.  2|jij| Very likely, you will be  . ., yOIl jailed overnight. For the  average citizen, this is a terrifying  experience, impaired driving comes  under the Criminal: Code, and that  Is just how you will be treated. You  will be fingerprinted, asked for alias',  relieved of your belt, tie, shoelaces,  and personal possessions, allowed  one phone call, and be placed in a  cell; In the morning, your breakfast  will be slid under the bars of the cell  door. You will find the night harrowing and have plenty of time to reflect.  In the meantime, your wife and  children will be worried, distressed  and slightly mortified. ,  <_3 Fi_lP<5 The arresting officer's  ^__P i illuo rep6rt,corroborated  by your breathalizer reading, will  normally result in a conviction. The  number of convictions is increasing  every year.Over 12,000 are expected in British Columbia alone during 1971. If the Judge lets you off  with a $250 fine for the first offence, you can consider yourself  lucky. For having accumulated ten  penalty points, the Superintendent  of Motor Vehicles will assess you  a charge of $25.00 which will be  used to pay for public information  messages like the oneyou are now  reading. Add to this the $50 to several hundred dollars you'll spend on a  lawyer and you've dropped quite a  bundle.  Suspension *�� ��*fr  had so much as a parking ticket in  thirtyyearsof driving, you can expect  to have your right fo drive reviewed by the Superintendent of Motor-  Vehicles.On his judgement and your  driving record, your suspension may  be one month, three months, six  months, or even indefinitely.  5 Insurance  The costs don't  stop at fines  and lawyers. When your insurance  company hears all about it, your  insurance premium will be sur-  charged.That means your insurance  rates will soar until you can prove  yourself a good risk again. That  could take years if you have no more  problems. And here's another point  to ponder. Hadypu injured or killed  someone while impaired, your  liability coverage was void anyhow.  Ypiiir insurance company will pay  the claim, but they may demand repayment from you.  Pllhlinif 1/  Criminal courts  I UUIIMiy   swarm with court  reporters. In some smaller communities, your conviction will make  frbnt page news. They will' list the  details of your arrest, trial, conviction, breathalizer reading, fine and  suspension. They will print all this,  along with your name and address,  for all your friends and business associates to read. It is the coup de  graceyoucan expect aboutone week  after the trial.  These are the hard cold facts of  how a jovial evening can turn into a  nightmare/The police haveieen too  many dead children to have" much  patience.The courts have heard too  many tragedies to give you much  mercy. And that's the way it is.  Think about it next time you decide to save a few dollars on a cab.  Government of British Columbia  Motor-Vehicle Branch  Hon. Leslie R. Peterson, Q.C.,  Attorney-General

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