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Array '^n  Provincial Library,  Vic.toria;v; B, C��  Published at; Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume 24  Number 50, December 29, 1971.  10c per copy  A number of break-ins and  thefts '. have been, regwrted , to  Gibsons RCMP in the two weeks  preceding Christmas; and (business people, h^n.ei6wners, aind  summer residents, are requested  to take o_r_ra caution in securing their premises. In sonie of  these cases there have been no  precautions taken to safeguard  the goods. Citizens are requested  to. report any' suspicious persons  to the Gibsons RCMP and information that, would: assist, in the  following cases:  Hansen's.Transfer, ..39._ca_.es of  beer.  Squamish    . Transfer,      $1300  worth of clothing (new).        . ,;:  Royal Canadian Legion, '$233$  .Brian's TastyTake-Out; $3*00:-'  Residence:  of    John. ^Higgs;.'  double-barreled   shotgun    arid'  otiher articles.       ,      :/      '���';      -4.  Residence   of   Dave   Worral,  Gower Point Road, TV, electric  heater and other articles.  :?  waste  A suggestion that waste wood  floating in -waters of Howe  Sound and vicinity be harvested,  utilized or burned was made, to  the Regional Kstrict board at  its meeting pec'.- l6Vby an official- of Rivtow Straits Limited.  The proposal caime in the form  of two letters as follows:  Rivtow Straits Limited's operations vice-fpresideht N. R.  Cosulioh wrote that "for some  tiime, concern has been expressed by many organizations, and  governmental departments about .  the problem -of waste wood in  the navigable waters of Howe  Sound and adjacent areas. We  top, realize the severity of: this -  problem and have spent considerable time on the matter.of;  '. finding a solution.  ."As a resultof our studies, we  made a presentation to .Hon.  Ray Williston as a possilble solution. The department of lan^s,  forests .arid."water ,*��^urces.....  have suggested that we send a  copy of the presentation to you  as it appears -.the zoning request,  will fall .".withiri the SSunshine  Coast Re^iial^i_ti^t^^:^;:-U'  1 ^'.f^e^wp^  '-��� deration ^M-^^Si/^si^eMM^'k^t^  your, nex^ meeting and would be  pleased to answer^^ Miy;r,4ii��^i<ri��s'  yoii may have, or to arrange:for  a company representative to be.  available at your next rireeting."  The  letter  to  Mr.   Williston  coritairiedthe following inforiria-  tion:  "Our company is involved in  general marine towing, barging  and ��� log sorting operations on  the: B.C. coast, including log  sorting and processing grounds  in Howe Sound in the Port Mellon area. We own a land area of  apiproxmately 150 acres, south  of Port Mellon near the former  Hillside gravel operation and  use the water"area adjacent to  it for our Avalon Log Sorting  operation.  "The purpose of this letter is  to request that the area from  WitJherby Point to Port Mellon  :be \ ���designated as an industrial  area which would include log  dumping arid processing, and for  fhe establishriient 6h shore of a  wood waste disposal operation.  This, shoreline, unlike other por-.  tions of the general.Howie Sound  area, does not haye a sunshine*  > slope, and i^ r^t, desirable there-,  fqpe, as������")����� recreational orresK  . dential*area. A map of the. area  involved -:_nv our'��� proposal is ait^  ���ta<^i^;_iCT��tO.  -.���;-.       ���-;.  1 -i.f'bri';:_i^__w-il;" *^e woiildj, pro-  feel ';is ;-\i_?jilb_wHye_i<_��'^^  at- this'vtime; -This ipiperatidh  would' consist of a hogging unit  arid smokeless burner; operation  and we. would accept and dispose of; wood waste of all kinds  -..-__./���  as a commercial venture, in-il'  eluding debris such as is accu_ri-|i  ulating in Vancouver Hartoor, as'll,  - well' as wooden demolition: xef-V-f  use. This material would move *>)  to thei site by barge or tow as  required to be hogged and burh-'; ;|  ed as cleanly as possible1;j:' ">;!   ^  . . "We feel that the. first step-a  is to otbtain from the .app_^n-*'-~f  ate governmental authority the  designation of the -area --'as.���an."  appropriate industrial site for  this; purpose and would appre:;  ciate any assistance or suggestions . you may have for "���' pur,  guidance." ���  '  THIS PHOTO of Mt. Elphinstone with its crown of show and' necklace' of cloud, was taken Monday morning by Ron Cruice, .from  near the intersection of Franklin and Burns roads. >  8 cents on  Donates $200 to band  Mr.' Sid Basey, of Gibsons,  who,. because of the depression  and' Second World War, never  had an  opportunity to  play, a  musical instrument himself,  gave to the Elphinstone Band  program a cheque for $200.  He said that when he heard  the Seriibr- IntermedSate band  play at th$ Remembrance 'Day  service in Gibsons, he was ex-,  tremely pleased .with- the sound,  that caime .rom these young peo  ple. He added that he wished to  do all he could to��� keep this a  very active prpgram. ,,.  Mr: Basey , preserked the  cheque, to band instructor Mel  Campbell, with the request that  the money either be used for iri-  strument purchase or iri assisting towards: the purchase of  band sweaters.  When the band-memibers were  told of this, generous offer, their  reaction was that of delight and  appreciation.  Jan. First  . The domestic rate for a first  class letter or postcard goes up  to eight cents*, on Jan. 1. This is  the* second step of a two-stage  rate increase for first class mail  approved by Parliament last  summer. ���" ���-,'���...-_.-. 1 .'~:'llr:'  .V The new 8-cent rate will apply  to alii mail weighing up tpS one  ^to^d^ria^p^sl  ���:���:���:���:���:���:���:���:��� :���:��� f-::w:m::H-i S^lSi^iS*  Watch those downed lines  During winter conditions, B.C.  Hydro lines can get damaged by  either falling frees, heavy snow  loadings or vehicles sliding off  jijoadiways. Please stay away  from any-fallen wires, poles, etc  regardless -of their location or  from' any tree which is near or  in contact with such plant. This  is for your own* protection and  safety of others.  Even professional people can  not, in most cases, determine  whether or not a wire is dead or  still alive by just looking at it.  They must follow strict safety  procedures to ensure, at all  times, that the plant is safe to  ibe worked upon.  Please,- - also, .report any ���- such  condition immediately' to your  B.C: Hydro office at Sechelt by  phoning 885-22lir or to the B.C.  Hydro Trouble,Center, Vancouver, Zenith 7430.  Council can contract garbage  set in  Press Gallery  An attendance of six of the 130  odd memibers of the National  Press Gallery at a house of commons debate brought comment  during the tax bill debate from  Paul St. Pierre (Liberal - Coast  Chiicotin).       ���.'..-.. .'.  St. Pierre interjected briefly  during a procedural move to allow Eric Kierans, former Liberal caji.net minister to proceed  beyond his allotted time in a  speech strongly: critical of the  present government's financial  policies. The house granted  Kierans extra time. I'.l ''���  The Coast Chiicotin MP pointed to"the unusually high representation iri the Press Gallery as  an indication of the public interest in the Kierans speech; Reporters 'present constituted "almost a record," .he said:  JUNIOR FIREARMS SAFETY awards were presented at Gibsons  Rod and Gun Club recently to these young marks_rieh> Left to  .right, John Volen, Mike Harris, head coach Ken Nadon and Pat  Horyath. Ian B'inlayson also received the award, but was absent.  To qualify for the award, they must achieve proficiency in the use  and safe handling of a rifle.  St. Pierre explains reasons  Having ascertained t that Gibsons council can contract for  garbage.." collection it is likely  that the new council will award  the-1972 contract to Kelly's collectionservice.,  This was ��� decided at last  week's meeting of epuncil when  it was revealed theY minister of  ';. -;::;/..y^a'.WARNING.. ';;;  If someone comes to your door  and asks for the privilege of  .having a two minute talk with  you, beware, it is the usual  racket involving subscriptions to  publications.  iiiiniiimnnnmmuiitHunimiimimmutuimniraiwmnnimmm  municipal affairs had stated  council could contract for such  a service. ":''l"y'l'l-    '���  This is regarded as a start in  garbage collection on a village  basis but it might take a couple  of years before council will put  into effect mandatory collection.  Now only those who volunteer  to take the Kelly siervice would  be involved, on a ���cash basis. '  FIRE IN TRAILER  . Monday morning's fire call  was for a small iblaze.in a trailer at ..the Trailer Court on the  highway near the Stum. The  fire was' so minor that the  trucks were turned back before  they reached: the scene.  3h  Jehovah's Witnesses' semi-annual circuit converitiori-will be  held at Carson Graham Second1-  ary School; NorthVancouver,  Dec. 31 to Jan. 2.  Delegates for the three, day  meet will come from Powell River, Sechelt, Squamish, Burnaby  the . West End and the North  Shore. Ah attendance of 1800 is  expected for the Sunday program. Over 200 will be from' the  Sunshine Coast.  Highlight of the, sessions will  be the public address, Can You  Live Forever? ��� WiE You?, by  D. G. Clegg of Toronto at 2 p.m.  Sunday. -  Canada acted in the world interest as well as her own in uni-  lateral-ly establishing' a pollution  control zone in the Arctic says  Paul St. Pierre, M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Secretary of Stale for External Affairs  The' British Columbia MP,  speaking at the fourth Goyer-  nors' .Conservation Congress at  Portland, Oregori, Wld the American audience that ^the Cariadi-  ari action should not ibe considered nationalist or chaiuvinistic. It  was taken; he said, 'because the  prospect of massive tanker shipments of oil through the frozen  In hospital  Phyllis M. Hodgson, . wife of  Wesley Hodgson, former mayor  ', ofv Gibsons', while shopping at  Eatons, Vancouver, Friday, suffered serious injury in an escalator accident.  She is now in the General  Hospital under close supervision  with a possible skull fracture.  On Tuesday she was still in a  coma.  Hospital surgeons were of the  opinion late Friday that they  should operate but x-rays have  revealed that it might be better  to wait.  Mr. Hodgson and his son Wesley from the Montreal area have  been in close attendance at the  hospital.  seas of the north faced Canadians with a dilemma in which  they found international law inadequate for their protection.  St. Pierre said that. international law of the sea was outdated, ounded upon the (principle  of iriilitary protection and extended to cover matters concerning safety of life at sea, it had  nevertheless failed to recognize  the third dimension which was  the protection of coastal states  from massive pollution dangers.  "Men cannot* sit idle while international lawyers quarrel  about dots and commas and  while seafaring states concerned  with their own selfish interests,  continue to try to shape the law  of tthe sea in the old and outdated mould of military security  sr-A protection of life and cargo  on the high soa.s. There is: a new  dimension. Tne rights of the  coastal states to protection  against   damage byi pollution."  ^t. Pierre, who described the  Arctic as a Japanese garden  v.iVch stretches from horizon to  horizon, said the Canadian government regretted the American  government's legalistic approach  to the Arctic Pollution  Control  He told his audience that "We  Canadians .may sometimes oppose ycu and criticize you to  your face, but there is no country on this earth that will.fight  so hard to protect you beMnd-  your back."  in-:Canada. "The rate for^oyer 1  ounce to 2 ounces goes to 14  cents; over 2 ounces to 4 ounces,  20 cents; over 4 ounces to 8  ounces, 32 tents.  Concurrently, the surface letter rate tp the United States, its  territories arid possessions, and  to St. Pierre and Miquelon, also  goes up to 8 cents.  Other changes coming into effect ori Jan. 1, 1972: j  ���The weight limit for domestic fourth class mail, and for  parcel post to the United States  is increased from 25 lbs to 3a  ibs. ;_"... X'. r. - ���  ���The rates for mail going Co.  Canadian Forces Post Offices  are adjusted in accordance with  the other changes mentioned  above; please check with your  local post office for details.  International rates do not  change: Letter mail weighing up '  to 8 ounces is automatically conveyed by air at the following  rates: up to one ounce, 15 cents;  over one ounce to two ounces, 30  cents: over two ounces to foui-  ounce^, 40 cents; over four ounces to eight ounces, 90 cents.  Detailed rate sheets are available'at all posr offices.  Funland sold  Ken's Funland, Gower Point  Road, Gibsons, hfcs changed  hands arid a local man, David  Husby, has purchased it outright from Ken Watson who  opened it during midsummer.  Mr. Watson finds his various  holdings take up considerable  amount of time and that the sale  of Funland t0 Mr. Husiby will  give him more . time to attend  to other business.  $12,545 grant  A grant of ��12,545 has been  made by federal authorities under the Local Incentives program for the purpose of aiding  the B.C. Coast Historical Society to provide half-a-dozen jobs  to turn out a quarterly publication.       '  The grant, made to Howard  White of Madeira Park and editor and publisher of the Pender  Harbour Voice, is for the preservation and publication of  coastal history. 2      Coast News, Dec. 29, 1971.  ___M-_-^      ^__^___B ^^^m^^B    ^^^HB       fl__����_W p.. ��� ��N_^^  *.  new  Qpens  Subscription Rates: British Columbia, $4.00 per year, $2.25 foi  six months; Eastern Canada $5.00 per year; United States am  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.  The midnight between!  A woman named Mary.Jane Lawson writing on "Midnight Between the Old Year and the New Year," in 1882 penned (no-.typewriter)' these lines:  We stood on the bridge of the Ages  The current of time upon earth,  The Old Year was sealing its reeoi'd,  The New Year had come to the birth.  ������. ,  In silence we stood toy the ebb-tide  And watched it melt into the sea ���  A drop in that infinite ocean  That has been and ever shall be.  Having disposed of that drop in that infinite ocean we can  turn to subjects much closer and offer some hopes tihat 1972 will  produce its best for us.  For instance one can only hope that, the Sunshine Coast Regional District Ratepayers Association will have a much better  record at the end of 1972 than it had at the end of 1971. Its execrir  tive and members made considerable noises about what they considered wrong with regional government'but when it came to trying political action to subtantiate its claim's of almost everything  ���up to malfeasance you could, have heard an SORDRA pin drop 6ir  nomination day. . .  Turning to brighter subjects we can acquaint our triskaideka-  phobia ((pronounced tris ky dek u'h foh ibee uh) population that there  is only one Friday the thirteenth in 1972 and that falls in October.  Now these triskaides are people who|-dote^n thejjnumiber 13,; just  like people who dote on black cats, ladders, broken mirrors and  such' like. ' ��� X  x   ... '  ��� r    ��� ��� ���     ���..'.-..���.  Regardless of the phobias, color, creed or whatever else you  enjoy or suffer; let's Hope 1972 will at -least give us a chance to  ���hold pur head high and view the distant horizons with greater  calm. It does not look as though the United Nations or anyone  else is going to be able to quieten down otherwise "edgy, populations.  The natives were restless  _. -.   . -     \  A peek at what occurred internationally in 18721 looks as though  it will be more of the same for 1972, just 100 years later. This indicates that while time marches on, change takes place much  slower.  For instance Spain started the ball rolling with a Carlist revolution resulting in loyal troops attacking and winning handily.    ���  The Diaz rebellion in Mexico was suppressed just bejfore the  death' of President Juarez.'  In Honduras a civil war raged between President Medina and  the provisional government. Medina was finally, routed.  Peru chimed in with its revolution with the minister of war  striving to take over from President Balta.  The European front appeared to be quiet because France,  cleaning up after its war with Germany, was trying to raise a  further 3,000,000 franc indemnity before Gernian troops would  leave the country.  5-10-20 years ago  FIVE YEARS AGO  Bruce Charles and Ryan Karl  Hogan were the first twins born  at St.  Mary's Hospital.  Decerfi'ber rainfall' hit close to  13 inches. Christmas Day temperature was a high of 42 and a  low of 30.  Gibsons council - received ; the  report of planners Robert Williams and Associates of Vancouver. It was a 32 page study.  10 YEARS AGO  A request for a larger RCMP  force in Gibsons was made by  Gibsons council.  Village Clerk Jules Mainil in  his annual report said Gibsons  increased its water storage with  a 60,000 gallon tank' on School  road.  Work starts on a CBC repeater station to cover the gulf area.  It is on Jap Mountain in Campbell River area.  15 YEARS AGO  Bal's road from the Highway  to Seaview Road was made a  one-way traffic artery by Gibsons  council.  Black Ball has opened a ferry  service from Horseshoe Bay to  Bowen Island.  20 YEARS AGO  Gales resulted in the grounding of a huge salvage barge in  the area near Sechelt wharf.  Mrs. L. S. Jackson reported  to the school board that heating  arrangements in the Sechelt  school were entirely inadequate.  Disieussion has arisen from an  ��� arrangement for the ferry system to carry SMT buses. Fears  are that fares, would become too  ���high.  (By LILLIAN PRICE)  -Sverything has to start somewhere. 1st. David's Scfhool for  Boys made its auspicious' start,  quietly aridunobtrusively in this  area, at the YMCA Caanp Elphinstone in September.  The facilities at the camp-site  were rented by the school until  the middle of December, when  .the staff and students moved to  the permanent building, near  Squamish.  St. David's School for Boys is  founded under the Societies Act  of British Columbia, and as such  is a non-profit organization. C  The Board of Governors and  directors represent people of all  walks of life, w*ho are vitally interested in young people an_!  ���their well-being. They are responsible for the founding, building and operating of the school.  The objectives, as laid down  by the constitution of the school,  are: To maintain and operate  in British Columbia a school or  sqhools for male students with  the object of instructing such  boys in the arts anoT, sciences^  and to inculcate in suchboys an  appreciation of'religion,- lawand  order, and to prepare such boys  for the duties and responsibilities of citizenship.  There are 42 boys enrolled at  the present tiime, but when the  permanent school at Squaimish-  is in operation, there will be 60 -  80 students. The students board  at the school from Monday to  Friday. Students who live further afield; are accommodated  as full boarders.  At present, grades are from-7  to 10. In 1972 grade 11 will be  added, with grade 12 a year later. Expansion froiri 1972 wii.1  take the form.) of additional clas^  ses within each, grade. Educational curriculum' is directed to;  prepare students for university.'  There is a strong empbasis on  an outdoor program. Canoeing,  camping skills, skiing, sailing,  snow-shoeing, hiking, horse-riding and rock climbing.  Mr. MMiael D. Weeks explained that basically, boys are not  challenged enough physically,  and do not appreciate to the full  the environment, and joy of the  out-oTrdoors. ��     U l-r'\'  High schools of tod_iy do not  give students a chance to; acquire necessary skills for' out-of-  doors, or to use spare time to  the full. Too often, eiriphasis is  placed on football, soccer or  basketball, which is seasonal  sport only. Once out of school,  these arts are lost. The training  received in out-door life enables  students to continue and enjoy  these, pleasures and skills for the  rest of their lives. A 'healthy  body and a few basic skills are  all they will need.  Mr. Weeks teaches history,  geography, mathematics and  physical education. He is a highly qualified swimmer, and is  most enthusiastic regarding the  Outward' Bound aspect of the  school program.    '      ���  Educational periods are adjusted according to the weather,  if fine, then its' out-of-door ac-  New Tax Court  Justice Minister John Turner  has announced that the Tax Review Board Act has been proclaimed in force effective Dec.  15, 1971. The justice minister  also announced that Judge Keith  Allan Flanigan, a judge of the  county and district courts in Ontario, is the chairman of the new  board.  One of the major purposes of  the new act is to provide the ordinary taxpayer with a tribunal  that combines accessibility, informality and effectiveness, a  taxpayers court.  The act also provides that no  special form of petition or pleading will be necessary to institute  a review or an ajppeal from a  tax assessment, and that the  (board is not to be (bound by any  legal or technical rules of evidence. The board is directed by  the legislation to see that all appeals are dealt with as informally and expeditiously as the circumstances and considerations  of fairness will permit  In addition, a taxpayer will be  entitled under the new act to receive bis reasonable and proper  costs notwithstanding the result  where the minister of national  revenue aippeals a decision of  the tax review board to the Federal Court of Canada and the  amount of tax that is in controversy does not exceed $2,500.  tivities. Iri (poor weather, it is  .   much easier for;the boys to con-;  ���   centrate  on; academic   studies.  -This : fle__iib.e; is^erir - obvawwisly -  results, in less '.boredom,greater  interest and variety all round/  Classes are geared to the individual. Some students in grade  8, who are capable of more work  .say in matheriiatics, are allowed  .ko continue at a faster pace. The  slower student is given more individual attention. By this method, it is possible fo^ a boy to  comiplete Grade 8 and 9 mathematics in one year. This applies  to all subjects.  The tutorial system is in effect at St. David's School. Each  boy is assigned to a teacher (tutor) and receives personal help  and encouragement in his overall school life. Those having dif-  iaculty in adjusting to the work,  or school life, would receive  more of the tutor's time.  As there are 10 teachers on  the staff, when the student enrollment reaches the 60 mark,  the ratio of students to teachers  ���will be 6-il. Individual attention  to each student would therefore  Ibe great.  Mr. Christopher J. Goodwin,  vice-president and master of the  school, has had extensive teaching experience in leading inde-'  pendent schools in Britain, Canada and Alustral.a, including the  famous Timbertop school, the  Outward Bound part of the Gee-  long Grammar School in Australia. H.R.H. Prince Charles sgpent  same months at Timbertop. Mr.  Goodwin has invited Prince  Charles to be patron of St: David's. It is hoped that the, school  will be honored by T^rince  Charles' acceptance.  The idea behind this refreshing  *" educational approach was conceived and formulated by- the  X Rev. JPhn Malcolm Robertson,  B.A., S.T1B. (Honors) president  ' and provost of St. David's School  for Boys, and' honors graduate  of Rutgers University and Trinity College, University of Toronto. Mr. Robertson served two  years at historic Christ Church,  New Brunswick, New Jersey;  three years at teacher and priest  in change at remote Kitkatla on  the northern cqast of British Columbia; (and two years as master and chaplain at St. George's  School, Vancouver. He is now  vicar of St. Monica's Anglican  Church, West Vancouver.  St.. David's School is located  near the spectacular wilderness  setting of the Squam.sb Valley  and the mountain peaks of Garibaldi Park. It was designed by  Erickson-Massey,"who designed  Simon Fraser Universiy, the  .Canadian Pavilion at Osaka, Japan, and other well known buildings in British Columbia.  The two hours spent with Mr.  Goodwin and Mr. Weeks, only  served to report briefly on the  new school and its aims. In the  large hall1" at Camp Eliphinstone,  the 42 boys were having their  last lectiure of four sessions on  a St. John Ambulance Save a  Life program. The instructor  was Mr. Oliver Price. The lectures covered a brief course in  arifieial respiration. When the  school- is settled in Squamish,  further St. John Ambulance  courses will be arranged; to com  plete the Senior First Aid Course  Field trips will be an integral  ?->art of the academic program of  the. school, both during the. semester and the holidavs.  Greater Vancouver, British Columbia,   Ottawa,  Montreal   and  LEGAL  NOTICE OF INTENTION  TO APPLY FOR A  DISPOSITION OF  CROWN LAND  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver and situated in the  vicinity ^f St. Vincent Bay.,  Take notice that Jeffries Booming & Sorting Ltd. of 515-193 E.  Hastings St., Vancouver, B.C.,  oPcupation, booming and sorting;  intends to apply for a lease of  the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted  at the S.E. corner of Lot 4424;  thence 500' east; thence following the contour of the upland! to  a point 500' S. of S.E. corner of  Lot 3839; thence N. 500'; thence  following shoreline to point of'  conwnenicement.  The purpose for which the disposition is required is Ibooaning  and sorting ground.  Je_if_.es Booming & Sorting Ltd.-  Per: Brian Jeffries, President.  Dated December 14, 1971.  Quebec will be included, as well  as tours overseas. The value of  such trips cannot be over-esti-*  ^-riated., Relating classroom and  library studies with1 the outside  world' will be "most meaningful.  Watching- the boys... practice  their first aid, helping each  other, and talking with a few, it  was obvious that they were enjoyingthe freedom and action of  their new Environment^ arid, it  could well be they; are already  aware that they too are founder  memibers of a v new educational  program, which may be emulated by other schools in the not too  distant future.  St. '''David's .School for Boys,  Squamish. An idea and a dream,  now a reality.  Baha'i Faith  Informal Discussions  Tuesdays, 8 p.m.  886-2078  For Real Estate on the  Sunshine Coast  K CROSBY  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons ��� 886-2481  _i     i * ..i-xn_r*_r--Lr'M'**rxrur-��*r--w-----ii^^ ���r_-_~j"-~i*"i,~i~ "���"i"*"*rjirrf,Tr*rjJr  *0^+0*0^*m^  N. Richard McKibbin  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS. B.C.  ****************+0*0m0****+*>t*^*0*0*j^^^*0*lr^0*^^^^^^^^^r*+^^*^^^*^^*^^^^**  >fc Leg The People Praise Thee,0 God  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's  Mont-* Secviot 11:11  Sunday School, 11 a.m.  4th Sunday. 8 >Jnu�� OoflM .Hinton  - Breakfast  St. Aldan's  Sunday School, 10:30 a.m.  Morning Service 9:30  11:15 a.m., 4th Sunday  1st, 2nd & 5th Sundays  2:30 p.m., 3rd Sunday  UNITED  Gibsons United Church  11:15 a.m., Divine Service  9:30 a.m.; Wilson Creek  2:30 p.m., Roberts Creek  Port Mellon  7:30 p.m. Sunday  1st & 3rd, Rev. D. Brown  2nd, 4th & 5th, Rev. J. Willamson  ROMAN CATHOLIC SERVICES  St Mary's Church  Father E. G. Lehner  11 a.m. Mass, Sundays  Wed., Fri, 7 p.m;  followed by coffee break  Visitors Welcome  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  Meriiber  P.A.6.C:  Phone 886-7107  Highway and Martin Road  -.   Sunday School 9:45 aim.  Morning Worship 11 ��� a.m.  Evening Service 7:00 p,m.  V��ed.,. Bible Study, 7:30 p.m.  Fri., Accent on Youth, 7:30 p.m.  Pastor G. W. Foster  GLAD TIDINGSTABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School 10 a.m.  Morning Worship      11 a.m.  Evangelistic Revival Service  7 p.m.  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 For ihe Parents of  the New Year's Baby  Congratulations and  A$S|^^  :x'\. .from- ' ..'  Parkers Hardware  (1969) Ltd,  Sechelt  Sechelt .  A $5 GIFT CERTIFICATE  for the Mother of  the New Year's Baby  For the Parents of  the New Year's Baby .  A $5 GIFT CERTIFICATE  Compliments  Sunshine Auto Paris  Sechelt  -** ������ -^^i"- -������"��� ���j��� ~i~*_~_r,nr'>r,\rnf^r'>r^*r^r'>r.ruxrtji  For Mother ^  A $5 GIFT-CERTIFICATE  from  Western Drugs  Gibsons and Sechelt  A $5 6IFT CERTIFICATE  For the Parents of  the New Year's Baby  Courtesy  Sechelt Garden Centre  SOMETHUIG FOR BABY  from  Ann-Lynn Florist  Sechelt  For the -Father  of the First Baby  A $5 WORK ORDER  Smitty's Boat Rental  & Marina  Congra .uations  the Parents of the  the New Year's Baby  SUB-^IPTIOM  to the  Coast News  A CASE OF BABY FOOD  for the 1972 Baby  Compliments  Super-Valu  Baby's  Mother  will receive  A GIFT  from .^  Nevens' Radio  &TV  For the First Baby  AH 8x10 PHOTO  Peninsula  Photographers  Gibsons  The 1972 Baby's  FIRST PAK OF SHOES  . are waiting for you at  Uncle Mick's Shoes  ��������� \,.'..- .���       s - -.  Sechelt  SOMETHING FOR  THE NEW BABY  '.;;    Courtesy  Todd's Dry Goods  i ���      i  The Toggery Shop  Seehelt  are pleased to give  A $5 GIFT CERTIFICATE  For Mother  A GIFT  Compliments.  J. Harvey Co.  Gibsons  A $5 GIFT CERTIFICATE  For the Parents of  the New Year's Baby  Compliments  Richards Music Shop  Gibsons .  Mary's  night,  and Sechelt welcome the  Year's Baby born at St.  Hospital, Sechelt after Mid-  1> 1972  All the valuable gifts listed on this page will be presented  to the proud parents of the 1972 Baby by Gibsons and Sechelt  Merchants sponsoring this annual New Years Baby Event.  RULES  1. The parents of the first baby must be bojia-tfde residents  of the Sunshine Coast Regional District.  2. The exact time of birth must be specified by the attending physician.  3. Applications must be received within 72 hours after birth.  4. In the event of a tie, awards will be distributed af the  , discretion of the Contest Committee.  A GIFT TO MOTHER  from ,,,;���'������ .-v  ���   .      . Y     " .-        ?   }~1 ��� ���    '.'���''.      ���'  The YaWi Barn  Sec-ielt  For the New Year's Baby  A CASE OF BABY FOOD  for the 1972 Baby  Compliments  Shop-Easy  Trail Bay Centre  Sechelt  For the Father  A $5 GIFT CERTIFICATE  from  i-'_..'"  Chain Saw Centre  Sechelt  Morgan's Mens Wear  Sechelt  Congratulates the Father  of the New YearV Baby  with  A $5 GIFT CERTIFICATE  A SUPPLY OF  SKIM MILK  for Baby  from  Elphinstone Co-op  A SUITABLE GIFT  For the New Year's ��� Baby  Compliments  The Dallis Studios  Sechelt  A WELCOME HOME CAKE  Tor the Parents of  ,' . .' the New Year's Baby  from  Henry's Bakery  A $5 GIFT CERTIFICATE  For the New Year's Baby  from  Gilmore's  Variety Shop  Sedielt  For the New Year Baby  A $5 BANK ACCOUNT  Compliments  Bank of Montreal  Gibsons ^  For the NeW Year's Baby  A GIFT CERTIFICATE  Compliments !  Gibsons Hardware  For the New Year's Baby  A SPECIAL GIFT  from  ^ Flowerlaine Florists  For the New Year's Baby  A SPECIAL GIFT  from  Marine Men's Wear  ''.���*���' . /  A $5 GIFT CERTIFICATE  Compliments  Peninsula Cleaners  Gibsons  For Mother  HAIRDO  Compliments '-���"'���  Diane Allen        ��  Sechelt Beauty Salon  ^^^w^^��^>^_N^_N#'l^_^^^^_^^_%^_N^^^%^��^_^^��^^^  r  For the New Year's Baby.  A $5 BANK ACCOUNT  Compliments  Royal Bank  Trail Bay- Centre  Sedielt  A CASE ASSORTED  HEINZ BABY F000  . awaits the  New Year's Baby  at'  Ken's Lucky Dollar  Douglas Variety  & Paints  A $5 GIFT CERTIFICATE  To the Happy Parents  of the New Year's Baby  Twin Creek Lumber  and Supplies  is pleased to present to  To the Happy Parents  of  the New  Baby  A $5 GIFT CERTIFICATE  For the Parents of  the New Year's Baby  A $5 GIFT CERTIFICATE  Fabric House  Gibsons  For the Parents of  the New Year's Baby  BE OUR GUEST AT  AN EVENING OF BINGO  Courtesy  Elphinstone  Recreation  Roberts Creek  A $5 GtfT CERTIFICATE  For the Parents of  the New Year's Baby  Courtesy  Milliard Electric  Sechelt  BABY'S FIRST PORTRAIT  by   .  Dennis Gray  .     Compliments       ,..C.  Sechelt Agencies Ltd.  Sechelt  For the Parents of  the New Year's Baby  RETURN TRIP TO  VAMCOUYBt  SMT Coach Lines Ltd.  JXn-rLI^^-~M~l|~M^*lr~IJ~^-^"l^*      "ll"      ^    ^    ^   ^      _-i     --.--- ---      ���      -T    -*-    --   .*  A $5 GIFT CERTIFICATE  For Mother  from  Goddard's  Fashion Centre  For Mother  CHANEL PERFUME  from   "  Kruse Drugs  For the Parents of  the New Year's Baby  A $5 GIFT CERTIFICATE  from  Kenmac Parts  (1967) Ltd.  For the New Year's Baby  A PAIR OF SHOES  with the best wishes of  Don's Shoes PROPANE SALES & SERVICE  Winston Robinson  886-7226.  4       Coast News, Dec. 29, 1971.'      ffiSC.  FOR  SALE (COfifd)  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  Deadline --Tuesday noon  4c a worf, Minimum 75c  Subsequent Insertions % price  Box Numbers 25c  25c added for bookkeeping on  ads  not  paid one  week  after  Insertion. .  Legal ads 25c per count line.  Subscription Rates:  B.C. ��� $4.00  USA and overseas $8.50  East. Canada $5.00  PHONE 886-2622  COMING EVENTS  FLOWERING SHRUBS &  EVERGREENS 5  PEAT MOSS & ______  CREEKSIDE -  GREENHOUSES  Reed Rd., Gibsons,   886-2421  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons  TORA! TORA! TORA!  Fri., Dec. 31  ?  Sat., to Fri.  Jan. 1 to 7 inclusive  LITTLE BIG MAN  Phone 886-2827  MERRY CHRISTMAS  Members of any Oddfellows  Lodge now living on the Sim-  shine Coast can get in touch with  the local Lodge by calling evenings 886-9373, Gibsons or 885-  9673 Sechelt. It's Important!  Jan. 3, Social, Branch 38, OAPO  2 p.m., Health Centre, Gibsons.  BIRTHS  WAITE ���--To Bruce and Diana  Waite (nee Beeman) of Castle-  gar, B.C., a 7 lb. 14 oz. son,  Bruce Dwayne, born Dec. 21.  1971. Proud grandparents are  Cliff and Vina Beeman of Roberts Creek and Nell and Lloyd  Waite, Rose- du Lac. Manitoba.  DEATHS  KURTZALS ��� On December 28,  1971, Alex Kurtzals of Hopkins  Landing in his 91st year. Survived by 1daugher, Mrs. D. (Margaret) Nystrom " of: Hopkins  Landing, 2 grand daughters and  2 great grandchldren. Many nephews and nieces in Denmairk.  Rev. David Brown will conduct  the service in the Harvey Funeral Home on Thursday,. Dec.  30 at 2 p.m. A graveside service  will be held in the Mountain  View Cemetery, Vancouver, on  Friday, Dec. 31 at 11 a.m.  CARD OF THANKS  We .wish to thank ail bur kind  friends for their cards, letters,  visits and car rides while Stan  was in St. Mary's Hospital. A  special thank you to Dr. Paet-  kau and Dr. Crosby, the nurses  and staff of the Hospital.  ���Stan and Jennie Spiers.  WORK WAHID  OIL STOVES  Cleaned and Serviced  Phone 886*-2834  Backhoe ^available for drainage  ditches, water lines, etc. Phone  886-9579; '  Dressmaking and alterations.  Phone 886-7589. Mrs. N. McKen-  zie,  1631 Marine Dr., Gibsons.  We provide a complete tree service! for the Sunshine Coast.  All work insured and guaranteed to your satisfaction.  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES  885-2109 V  Do you require bookkeeping,  statements, balance sheets, and  personal* income tax? Phone  886-9331. ���  Experienced drywall,. accoustic  & textured ceilings; now in Gibsons area, and serving the Sunshine Coast. Free estimates.  Fast service. Phone G&W Dry-  wall. 884-5315.  MISC. FOR SALF  Mason & Risych piano, 1 year old  $700. Phone 886-2580 after 6 p.m.  Moving. Roy upright deep  freeze, $150 or offers. Miscellaneous items. Phone 886-2512.  ��� FREE ���  Health Living Digest  just off the press  We Sell  many health food supplements  Pure  Food   Products  Unpasteurized honey  Farm Fresh Eggs  Organically grown potatoes  50 lb. bags, $2.49  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gbsons, 886-9340  QUALITY FARM SUPPLY  Crushed oats  $1.90  Lay Mash     _____ 2.30  P'g  Masih  - 2.30  Purina Feeds  Local and Alfalfa Hay  Open 9 - 6 Tues. thru Sat.  Phone 886-7527  Pratt Road Gibsons  IF IT'S SUITS - IT'S MORGANS  885-9330. Sechelt  KNIGHT Mobile home, 2 bedrooms, with air conditioning, 10  x 46. Pihone 886-2728.  AVON    ~~  Gibsons Representative  Mrs.  Inge. Harrison,  886-2967  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Ph.  885-9713, Sechelt  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  WANTB)  A wheel cihair for gentleman.  Phone 886-2280..    8 inch wide cat cleat tracks.' Ph.  886-9824 after 5:30  Timber, any quantity, fir or  hemlock. Phone 886-9670.   ,  CARS; TRUCKS FOR SALE  1971 white Corolla 1200 sedan,  14,000 males. Best cash offer. Ph  886-2580 after 6 p.m.  BOATS FOR SALE  1969 K & C fibreglass 17 ft. hardtop boat; two-35 hp. Mercury  motors, synchronized; Road  Runner trailer. Power winch,  ���many accessories. Has had very  little use and in new condition.  For quick sale, $3500. Phone 880-  ���'7144.     ...  A For complete information on  Marine, Industrial and. Liability  insurance; claims and adjustments contact Captain W. Y.  Kiggs, Marine Consultant, Box  339. -Gibsons. Phones 886-9546  and 885-9425.  PETS  Poodle clipping and bathing in  your home or mine, at reasonable rates. Also poodle puppies.  Phone 885-9797.  MRRENT  2 br. house, opposite Gibsons  Pool Hall. 886-7397. ^  Beautiful 2 bedroom waterfront  home, unfurnished, Feb. 1. -Roberts Creek. References required.  Phone 886-7100.:      >  WATERFRONT '-%. GOWER  2  bedroom   s*emi^ufn-shed cottage. '���.'. -:���  2 bedroom side by side duplex,  unfurnished. Phone 886-2887.  2 bedroom suite in new fourplex  near United Chui__i. AU electric,  Private entrance. Phone, 886-9890  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 886-9319  PROPERTY FOR SALE  LARGE HOUSE ON _.'% ACRE'  LOT on Pratt Road. House has  5 -bedrooms,-living _oom,-den,  bathroom, dining-room, laund*ry  room.r kitchen, also playroom in  .lull basement. A-oil heat and  ihot water. Garage and carport  on lot. Must be sold. Owner leav  ing the area. Full price $24,000  with terms. Ph.  886-7362. ���  Powel River, 27 acres on highway, semi-iwaterfront, light alder growth, 3 acres cleared.  Year round creek, electricity, 3  road access. Best cash offer, or  $3,000 down, balance at 8}_%.  Phone 886-2580 after 6 p.m.  Afpproximately 10 acres, 1 block  noirth of Highway 101 on Conrad  Road. Good sub-division property. $15,000 full price. Mrs. Ballentine, Highway 101, R.R. 2,  Gilbsons. Phone 886^9557.  Wall trade my $20,000 equity in  North Vancouver commercial  property leased at $325 a month,  for waterfront on Sunshine Coast  Pihone 112-987-8585 or write Mr.  B. Nygard, 1405 Moody Ave.,  North Vancouver.  REAL ESTATE  K. BUTLER REALTY LTD.  and Staff  WISH YOU ALL -  A JOYOUS FESTIVE SEASON  AND  PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR  K. BUTLER REALTY LTD,  ALL TYPES  OF  INSURANCE  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE  LISTING  SERVICE  THE COMPLIMENTS   ';������  OF THE  SEASON  TO ALL  Agencies Ltd.  Realty & Insurance  Seohelt office 885-2235  C. R. Gathercole, Res. Gibsons  886-7015  LOOK AHEAD  1972 will be a good year so ;;ctJ  started, plan now, on your new  home.  HAPPY NEW YEAR  from  CHARLES ENaiSHLTD.  Real Estate & Insurance  NOTARY PUBLIC  APPRAISALS  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C. Ph. 886-2481  Jack White  Ken Crosby  Jay Visser  886-2935  886-2098  885-2300  WISHING YOU ALL  ., A HAPPY NEW YEAR  EWA^  Phone 886-2248  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C.  Notary Public  Ron McSavaney, 886-9656 ��� 1-  Vince Prewer, 886-9359  Wally Peterson,886-2877  MacGREGOR PACIFIC REALTY  EXCLUSIVE  AGENTS  Phone 886-7244  John L. Black ��� 886-7316  Lorrie Girard ��� 886-7760  886-7015  Two large ��� panoramic: view lots.  Good spring water supply. Gower Point. R.W.Verhbh, 886-2887.  PROPBOT WHIP  Fins  Firewood ��� Alder $20 a cord,  $10 Yi cord, any length, split,  delivered. 886-2467 evenings.  Firewood for sale, 20" length, fir  and alder, dry, 1st quality $25  delivered and stacked. Phone  886-9584.  COAL  Drumheller Lump  Drumheller Egg  Heatglow Briquettes  PRATT ROAD  jAUTO WRECKERS  Phone 886-9535  CONSTRUCTION  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt   Phone 885-2283  Everything tor your  building needs  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE BEST SELLERS  , I BETTHATCH1CKEN b!NNc   [VWE ,VOU ON--SER F��ET QUICKER  k MEOICINE/<tt>  m:<  ^  NER RiGKT  VT.HEREJ/J^:  yf          rV.  iV<  t  _^*_i  1 ,A  1  J"1  ^\~^/>  f  g  ^  =3  *' ���  >  vj ��� L  M  <              \  A  - k  ___i ���'���  \  _s;  XX-         ��� 1  'OW DID VER  l,<e it?;  IT REALLW*  TlCKLEb ME  PALATE -  'E LEFT HALF THE;  FEATHERS ON/*  ANNOUNCEMENTS  - Are you living with an a Lcoholic?  For help call Al-Anon at 886-  2343,   886-7235,    885-9409.    Meet-  vings St. Aidan's Hall, Wed., 8  p.m. .,  ' Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  885-9534,    886-9904   or   885-9327,  1 For _he_n*be__hip or explosive re  quirements contact C. Day 886-  ���2051, Lockyer Rd. Howe Sound  ������ Farmers' Institute. Stumping or  ditching powder, dynamite,  el-  , ectric or regular caps,  prima-  jcord, etc.  I"      COMPRESSED AIR ~~r  FIRE EXTINGUISHERS  RECHARGED  Skindivers available    ,  for salvage work  x Marine Hardware  x Fibreglass, paint, rope, canvas  1      WALT NYGREN  SALES  t. (1971) LTD.  4 Gibsons. 886-9303  vfit<  Moving to Coastal Area  Interested in^^ 'se^-^eVi,' ftilly  modem, 2 bedroom waterfront  residence. 'Log constnjctioh preferred. Fishingand boating.  What offers? Reply giving .details, price. No agents. Box 2054,  Coast News.  y  "K X     Horoscope for the next week  (By   -BENT VAB-tO)  t ABIES ��� March *_ to April 2t  b it you managed to hold your temper  ': In check last week you are to be eon-  ���t. gratulated as 'flying off the handle"  (would only have brought trouble. Be  f cautious for a while yet.  TAURUS ��� April 81 to May 20  A general 'clearing-up' of business  matters is indicated for the eomlnc  week. A,new dawn of realization is on  the horizon for you dealing with all  business matters.  GEMINI ��� May 21 to Jane 2��  Don't panic or lose your temper during this period. Everything may not be  turning out exactly as you had planned, but It win work out well in the  end, much to your advantage.  CANCEB ��� June 21 to July 21  Much activity is Indicated In all forma  at this time. Take your time in making decisions and double check all  business matters. Tour general chart  looks extremely good right now.  IiEO ��� July 22 to August 21  Astrological aspects haven't been this  good in a long time for the sign of  Leo. You should take, every advantage  of this, and make some tremendous  gains both in business and social life.  VIBGO ��� August 22 to Sept. 21  A feeling of being "blocked" in some  business venture is of a purely temporary  nature   and  should  be  looked  *   upon as such. Much prestige and success is indicated for this sign.'  LIBRA ��� Sept. 22 to Oct. 22  As was suggested last week, this is a  good .time for Libra individuals to  slow down the pace a bit. If you don't  do so voluntarily, you may be forced  to do so by some minor Ulness.  SCOBPIO ��� Oct. 23 to Nov. 21  Don't* shut -yourself off from the rest  of the world. Open the door, and let  in the sunshine! There is a great future shaping up for persons born in  the sign of Scorpio.  SAGITTARIUS ��� Nov. 22 to Dec. 20  Much good fortune should be coming  to you at this time. Financial gains of  some sort are indicated. Do your daily  work carefully and conscientiously and  you'll reap many.rewards.  CAPBICOBN ������ Dec.  21  to  Jan.  19  If this week seems to be "all mixed  up" don't worry too much. This rather"  frustrating aspect will. pass quickly,  and you'll find everything smoothing  out very shortly.  AQUARIUS ��� Jan. 20 to, Feb. 10  This period will probably mark a time  when the results of things done in the  past will come to you which you deserve. This is a point in your life to  consolidate your gains.  PISCES ��� Feb. 19 to March 20  Financial gains are VERY strongly Indicated. On no account let this spell  of prosperity lead you into gambling  away your gains. There will be times  ahead, when you will need the money,  so hang onto, it!  (Copyright 1971 by  Trent Varro.  .       All rights reserved)  r/kjruiON new/  IN THE GUEST ROOM ��� All the charm, quaintness, and hospi-  ality of a country inn are reflected in this guest room with traditional furniture and deep turquoise walls. Adding to the atmosphere of warmth and graciousness is an Englis-i-inspired all-cotton  falbric printed in blue and i_st floral stripes. A perfect choice for  the; quilted coverlet;; dust niffle, and tied-foack draperies! A deep  rust velvet corner chair completes the decor.  eiiMflirs^^w^    shop  SEWING NEEDS, BUTTERICK PATTERNS--Sechelt, Ph. 885-9343  Gibsons ��� 886-7525  BASIC, SIMPI-tCITY & BUTTERICK PATTERNS  PRYGOQPS AND ALL YOUR SEWING SUPPLIES  HOWE SOUND 5, 10f 15 CENT STORE  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9852    For All Your SEWING NEEDS. SIMPLICITY PATTERNS  0. 6. DOUGLAS VARIETY & PAMTS  McCaU's Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies  Sunnycrest Plaza. Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2615  T^^  FOR YOUR YARPGOODS ��� Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9331  ACROSS  1. Exciting*  party (si.)  5. Lot's son  (Bib.)  9."��� and ,  Punishment"  10. Wise men  12. Showed  again  13. Bagpipe  ��� sound  14. Preposition  15. Inlet  17. Consecutive  notes  18. "Hostess  with the  _������__."  21. Mected  22. Obstacle  23. '.---:.-  leather  26. Chicle  28. Japanese  festival  29. Influenced  32. Man's name  35. This:  Fr.  36. T__>e  of  salad  38. Equips  41. Liquid  measure  (rbbr.)  42. Defense  branch,  (abbr.)  43. Nimble  45. Pax  47. Flower  48. Force  49. Ticker,  for one  50. Offspring  DOWN  1. Cape  Island, N.S.  2. Breeze  3. Know-it-all  (2wds.)  4. Famed  '.'.'.' skater  5. "Author's  or.ginals  (abbr.)  ���8. Hardwood  trees  7. Exchange  .. premium  8. American  composer  9. Stuffs  11. Bias  16. Prop in  "Cleopatra"  19. Medieval  tale  20. Check  (si.)  24. Farewell  25. Prefix:  within  27. Gull- ^  29. Discard  30. Influ-  31.  ence  Ham-  mar-  skjold  33. Vestiges  34. Tender   >  vs Answer  RISER  HPinn  [^RCBPl   QEBfflE  BECPIPI   RBIDE-.  iiraKFunc    be  Srr nm-s  oi-EinnB EnraR  G_n    rjBppiBHm  cbhb nuH nn  BRI3CH   CinHHH  BBE-.B   BG-DH-.  37. Scandinavians  39, Arizona  river  40: Swill  44. English  "..'.   river..  46. Beard  of rye zv#%&  THAT'S A MAN ori; the left and  a moose on the right. Funny?  Not wfhen every hunting season  in British Columibia brings injury or death to hunters who  have been mistaken for game  animals. The man in. this, case  is Paul Presidente, co-ordinator  of the hunter training, conservation and outdoor safety program of the Fish and Wildlife  Branch. ��� Presidente reminds  hunters that successful completion of the program and the pass  ing of an examination becomes  mandatory on April 1, 1972, for  all resident hunters 14 years of  age or older applying for ai  hunting.licence for the first time  and all resident hunters aged'  14- to 18 regardless of whether  they have, previously held a  hunting licence.  GOODIES  SWEETEN THE HOLIDAYS  PETIT FOURS,  ASSORTED PASTRIES and BUNS  FOR YOUR NEW YEAR'S ENTERTAINING  HENRY'S BAKERY  SUNNYCREST PLAZA  Ph. 886-7441  _*-_r ~��-  ���  iitrn  PH YEAR  '���Myy-tYKi'  and lots  of prosperity  to you and yours  W.W. MFG  BILL & HELEN WEINHANDL  <z2w{ciutnii J.ouou.5. czHoLidau  u��nsz iri  c^rf- 'i^A/scv- HJza'i  d  ahhtn������an  Hon. Isabel Dawson/  'Sv Minister without Portfolio.  Mainly about people  (By ED THOMSON)    ���.'",'  In St. Mary's Hosp-tal/ at the  very end of the long ���corridor is  a biught, sunny ward known as  The Doll's House. It well deserves that unfusual distincftion, for  in it are three fragile Dresdein-  ���llifce dolls' whose average age is  well over 80, years.  The eldest meanber ��� of the  Doll's house, ..Mrs. ^Charlotte  Grant, Nanna ��� t^ the Wally _?��_������  erson family with -whom she has  resided close by for the; paBrt; 21  years, is noiw.in the West Haven  Guest. Home at Powell J&vjef.  "She'really didn't wa_it, to go,  poor dear," said-Mrs. Greta Peterson of 1318 Gower Point Road j1  who has been more like a daughter to Mrs1. Grant thsrou^h the  years. "I drove her up to Powell  River just a week or so ago. It  was a tearful, heailforeaMnig  journey all the way."     >--���'.  fo  Editor: Rojberts Creek Auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital  thanks you and your staff for  the excellent publicity you've  given our efforts over the past  year.   ������' '  With the opening of the new  wing the hospital auxiliaries will  be playing an increasingly important-role and it is most en-  eouragang to know we have  good friends behind us.  With best wishes for the festive' season'       l'''l' '    ' ''���  ���(Mrs.) M. Raines,  President.  Editor: I aan not given to  writing letters to the news media but I should like at this time  t0 say how much we Senior Citizens appreciate all^the work the  Hon; Isabel Dawson does for lis.  This matter of the low priced  hearing aids is just one more  thing. I -know it is for everybody's use but for we on limited income it is a big step.  She ^ivessomuch of her time  and energies and is always willing to. ��� come and imeet with our  groups when she* *'is in the yi-x  cinity.;;';;     '���������''���' -'���'  Thanking you for this opportunity. .       Yi  ���M. Walter.  Editor: I have seen some wonderful sights iri iny time but  none so encouraging as that  which I saw two winters ago in  the grounds of the George Derby Centre.      "  It was around 9 p.m. and the  snow lay white around. There  was no other person other than  'myself in that stretch of the  road. Suddenly a , mother raccoon and three kittens sprang  not more than two feet across  my path. I naturally came to a  halt and to my: great surprise beheld this furry-coated mother sitting up at the side of the road,  begging for all the world, like a  trained animal. But what was;  more surprising was to see her  three kittens all in a row; begging also.  It made my heart bleed to  think that I beheld such a sight  and had no reward to give them  Since that time I have witnessed  a pair ���of fully grown raccoons  enter swiftly and boldly through  the open dlhtng room door and  to receive from the band of the  waitress a slice of toast each.  This evening (Dec. 9) an employee told me that this; morning a fully grown mother rac-  icoon came to the kitchen and  not alone She was accompanied  by her five ���kittens.: Needless to  say they were not turned away  empty-handed.  ���Edward J. Atlee.  Editor: On behaf of the executive aind memibers of Branch 38,  O.A.P.O., Gibsons, I would lake  to convey .thanks and appreciation for the coverage of our ac-  tnlvi'ties, you have given 'us in  your Npaper 'during the past  twelve months. '  With the Season's .���Compliments  to you and your staff,  ���i(Mrs) L. MASKELL,  Publicity.  TREE-MENDOUS GROWTH  In 1960 the B.C. Forest Service  planted about 137,000 trees in  the Vancouver Forest District.  In 1970 the total was 7,200,000 ���  ,and it's expected by 1973 the reforestation program in the one  district will reach the 15^000,000-  tree mark.  "The doctors and nurses were  so kind to her at St., Marys'.  While she was there I was able  to get tip to see her at least once  a week. We even had a birthday  party *for Nana on her 93rd  birthday on Oct. 3.  "It is sib sad to see a once  strong and busy little lady so  (helpless, and now so far from  us. But I promised I'd get .tip to  see her as often as I could, and  the maitron jwoimased to toring  her to the phone when I ���called  hecn long distance. I'm sure the  thing we ail most dread is this,  business of suddenly finding ourselves old and inc-apa-citated,''  said Mr. Peterson.  - We paused by the -bedside of  Mrs. EHen Nygren, 82. She was  sleeping so peacefully, we didn't  have the heart to wake her. The  mother of Walt, Morris and Bob,  Granny Nygren ha�� always been  a happily aictdive arid busy person in her time. She is the mother of six (large families seem  to run in the Nygren clan, said  ���Clara, her daughte_N_n-_aw, who  mothers an active brood of seven' herseF.) .The girls (Walt,  Morris and Bob's sisters) are  Mrs. Ruth MoCullooh, Victoria;  Mrs.   Esther   Wendel,    Central  Butte, Sask.; and Elsie Nygren,  Vancouver, not forgetting the  17 grandchildren and five great-  gran<_c__ildren. lx'<-  Oara tafces time out jftbrri her  busy day to see her mother-in-  law at least once, a week.    .  In the next bed is Mrs. West-  band. Whole we were there her  daughter, Mrs. David Harrison,  called; in, then the conversation  flew fast and furious. .,  Over on the other side of the  ward, her back to- we intruders  from outside was Mrs. Gwendoline Gray, well in her 80s.  They tell us she dozes most of  the day, but when evening visitors t_me comes around,Mrs.  Gray becomes, wide awake and  interested in all that goes on  ardund her. One of the nurses  mentioned that Mrs. Gray;was  a very talented artist and- has  turned out a fine collecition; of  many beautiful paintings in her  time.  So that's the Doll's House and  its /present occupants* in 'that  bright and ���cheery room at the  very end of the long corridor at  St. Mary's1 Hospital, Sechelt.  Drop in some tiime when you're  out thot way. It will do your  heart good..  Coast News, Dec. 29, 1971.       5  Arthritis aids  Recently while the Arthritis  Society's occupational therapy  mobile van visited Gibsons area  they fitted some of the society's  aids at the home of Mrs. Effie  Norris.  'She has had arthritis for two  years beginning with soreness  t0 her knees. and other joints.  She was admiited to the society's Rufus Gibbs lodge for one  month.  During her visits through daily attendance at the Arthritis  Centre she learned a special exercise routine which could be  maintained while at home plus  educational aids obtained  through talks on how to cope  with arthritis.  Getting up and down from a  low chair is difficult for persons  afflicted with arthritis. Mrs.  Norris has been provided with a  firm cushion along with a rais-:  ed toilet seat. Other long handled aids help Mrs. Norris with  dressing and bathing. >  XEROX COPYING  Real estate operators are finding use of our Xerox machine a  valuable asset in the copying: of  map locations. !  Coast News ��� while'you wait.  We Wish One and All  A HAPPY and PROSPEROUS  NEW YEAR  We thank all our customers for their patronage  and hope we cen continue to merit your support.  We wish too to thank pur staff for their services  during the year. We greatly appreciate all their  efforts on our behalf.  ._Ji^__���l^^^  X&lntitres Variety Shbp  ���?��'  #v  SECHELT  885-9343  ��-fU  The future is in our hands.  Most Canadians believe in that thought.  Others believe in it, but won't lift a  finger to do anything about it. Not all  fingers are born equal. That's why, if  we want to keep this country together,  some need more lifting than others.  So what do we do about it?  There is a lot we can do. First  thing; we should start caring and understanding. Not just obout our own  neighborhood,  but^about a// of  Canada. We've got to help all those  people and parts? of Canada that need  it most.  There is a have Canada and a  have-not Canada. The have-nots from  coast to coast need* our help. If all of  us start caring and understanding our  fellow Canadian, surely we'll come together. If we don't, we'll come apart.  Do we want to have Canada, or have-  not Canada? Only we have the answer.  Canada. Stand together.  The advertising industry and your community Board or Chamber. Paul ST. PIERRE, MP  (Received ��� top  week's issue.)  late   for   last  There was once an Amiable  Idiot who sat late on a December night in the centre block of  the Parliament Buildings, eating  stale sandwiches and drinking  cold black 'coffee while he pondered), what form a Christmas  Eve column should take in the  newspaper at home.  Being an idiot, he was seized  with an impulse to be frank, to  declare that this is not a merry  world.  Pakistanis and Indians shoot  at each other, Israelis and Arabs  promise to shoot at each other.  There is pretty general agreement that the economies and  trade patterns of most nations  COAST-CJH_IxCO_TN  are in bad shape and his own  country is quick to_shout Us Too.  So why not,* he said to himself, ; be honest with the people  and tell them how bad things are  on the rim of the year 1971 and  remind them of that old adage  "Who knows what evil lurks in  the hearts of men." ;  Then!he remembered that a  few hours before, in the House  of Commons, the M.P.s had sung  .Christmas carols while they  were waiting to vote on a bitterly contested issue of tax reforms  and he remarked to himself that  it had been a warming and pleasant.sound in the stale air of the  Green Chamber:  Nevertheless, being a man of  towering  probity   and  limitless  *+0*0**^&*0*0^m  Kinsmen Club  ���^yg^ of Gibsons & District  New Years Eve Ball  Y.M.C.A. HALL  (CAMP ELPHINSTONE)  9 p.m.-2 a.m.  Dance the New Year in with the DREAM MERCHANTS  A HOT MEAL WILL /BESERVER  Dress Optional  Refreshments Available  $15 couple  Tickets available at Coast News, Western Drugs,  Sunnycrest Motors and Royal Bank, Gibsons  " or any Kinsman  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  BY-lAWNo.62  A By-law to amend By-law No. 6, the Sunshine Coast Regional District Building By-law, 1967.  The Board of the Sunshine Coast Regional District in open  meeting assembled enacts as follows:  1. CITATION: This By-law may be cited as (the "Sunshine  _.   Coast Regional District Building By-law Amendment  "K By-law No. 61, 1971."  2. PERMIT FEES: Section 5.3 of By-law No. 6 is deleted  and a new section 5.3 substituted:  "5.3. The schedule of fees to be charged for the issuance  of a permit under this By-law (shall be as follows:  (a)   Single family residences and associated out-buildings or additions :  First 0 to $15,000 ��� $3.00 per thousand or fraction  thereof;  Following $15,001 to $30,000 ��� $1.50 per thousand  or fraction thereof;  Remainder over $30,000 ��� $.75 per thousand or  ,; fraction thereof.      .  1   (b)   All other structures:  First 0 to $15,000 ��� $5.00 per thousand or fraction  thereof;  �� "  Following $15,001 to $30,000 ������ $2.50 per thousand  or fraction thereof;'  Remainder oyer $30,000 ��� $1.25 per thousand'or  fraction thereof.  (c) Moving or removal of building $10.00 per building  which fee shall be additional to any fees for building permit which may be required.  The minimum charge for any permit issued under the  provisions of this By-law shall be $10.00."  READ A FIRST time this 16th day of December, 1971  READ A SECOND time this 16th day of December, 1971  READ A THIRD time this 16th day of December, 1971  Take notice that the above is a copy o{ a. By-law which  will be reconsidered prior to adoption by the Regional  Board January 27, 1972.  ���     Charles F. Gooddng,  Secretary-Treasurer.    -  common sense, as all idiots tell'  the^mselves, he thought it would  be wrong to write to people at  home about singing and such.; trivial matters of the human spirit.  Why not face them with the  hard facts of the armaments  race, the hostility between China  and Russia -, American ghettoes,  the Canadian poor, Apartheid,  the pollution of the airs and. seas  and the murder, robjbery and  rape of which the newspapers  brought daily accounts. Would  this not be the more honest  thing to do?  After all, there was no scientific proof that the event of Jesus Christ's birth actually oc-  ;urred, beyond such' findings as  that, about 6 B.C. by our current  calendar, the planets Mars and  Venus came together visually in  earth's skies and may thereby  have formed the Star of the East  of whilch the bible speaks.  At which' time, and so thinking, he opened a letter from a  stranger which said: "Let us be  thankful for a few moments' of  peace and goodwill at this time  Of year."  ���Then he opened other letters  and cards of similar tone from  people far away, all speaking of  love, hope,; faith, brotherhood^  peace and charity.  The Amiable Idiot was reminded of a biblical passage. He  couldn't remember which book,  although he thought it to be  John. He was no scholar. But he  remembered the quotation. "Yea  though I speaJc with tongue of  angels, except that I have charity, I am but as sounding brass  and as tinkling cymbals."  Many memories of Christmas-  es past came to him. They were  personal things and1 obviously of  no importance to others.  After all, said the Amiable  Idiot to himself, sitting alone in  his office while the cruel north  wind kicked sand out of the old  towers of the Centre Block, 'Miter all, what possible significance could the views of individual men have in a world! where  the demographers tell us that we  are overpopula ting our planet  and must therefore perish at the  hands of the Four Horsemen of  the Ap^alyps*e_ who {are war, ���  strife, famine and pestilence.  Clearly the. world is. not shaped  for individuals and we must  think of masses, masses of people who are all going to perish  of war, strife, famine and pestilence in one immense and conspicuous hecatomb.  One of the House of Coriimons  guards dropped in to his office,  making a routine check, of offices late in the night. The guard .  sat in his oiffice for a time, and  put his feet up, and talking albout  his Christihases in the hungry  thirties, Ibefpre he joined the  army and earned more money  than he had ever known for the  privilege of being shot at by the  Germans.  Those were: very good Christ-  mases in the hungry thirties,  said the guard. Two or three of  the good days of each hard and  Blake C. Alderson, D.C.  CHIROPRACTOR  *  Post Office. Building, Sechelt  TUES.. WED., THURS., FBI.  10:39-5:30  SATURDAY 9:30 - l:M  Phone  Office 885-2333���Res. 88f-2_H  WANTED  Used furniture or what  i  have yon  AL'S USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons ��� 886-2812  C0A5T NEWS WANT ADS  DEADLINE, TUESDAY NOON  Phone 886-2622  Coas News, Dec. 29, 1971. pulses of (_hris_n_as, because  ���������-������ ������  there is an almost limitless number of personal human experiences which make the season of  Christmas. They 'are invisible as'  the wind, but just as real.  With which confusing statements,, he wound the sheet of paper out of the Underwood and  went away, thinking that he had  perhaps wished the -people at  home a Merry Christmas and a -  Happy New Year.  bitter year. For his brothers and'  sisters, there were masses of  food, mountains, and multitudinous beyond the dreams of ordinary children.      r  Somehow, his poor parents arranged such things, by means  which he does not know to this  day. They were of a class of  people known as poor but profud  and took no charity. All that  food and a few trinkets of gifts  they must somehow have accumulated by sweat and by hard,  grinding frugality.    .  The Amiable Idiot, a sentimenr  lalist (as one might suspect)  found that he was trying to  swallow a tennis ball and it was  making his eyes water. A bad  halbit. Never' swallow tennis  balls.  'So, he said to himself, and to  the sheet of paper in the Underwood Standard-Model Five, so  let us not try to examine or in  any way explain the human im-  SECHELT JEWELLERS  GUARANTEED  WATCH & JEWELRY  REPAIRS  885-2421  ^��#^���~_-~_'.^��*'��*^^*  CR0WHURST APPLIANCE  SERVICE  FAST SERVICE  REASONABLE RATES  ON SMALL APPLIANCES  PHONE 886-7775  1637 Marine Drive, Gibsons  Peninsiil-t Hotel  & SATURDAY  Munc by THE CHANGING MINDS  "'���������'-'���. ���. - ���'  )   Pizza will be available  Phone 886-2472 FOR RESERVATIONS  ���*  Unemployment  Insurance  Assurance-'  chomage  Canada  UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE AND YOU  Most people know they will be covered by unemployment  insurance starting January 2: That we cover sickness ^ahd  maternity. They know about the retirement benefit. That a  minimum of eight Weeks qualifies them for some benefit. That  benefits have increased. But what about the other changes?  The waiting period ... how the system works.  A claim is filed. Weeks one and two are the waiting period and  no benefit is payable, but report cards > must be returned.  Weeks three and four are generally the first weeks for which  benefit is paid. At the end of the fourth week the report cards  are returned. Then the first cheque is issued. There are exceptions .. .money received when you leave work may affect  your claimi and there's advance pay for those who qualify.  The separation certificate"_.. what it is.  Starting in January, the separation certificate will be your only  record of insured employment, Without.it, a claim cannot be  processed. Always include it with your application.  Changes for employers...  Starting in January, the Department of National Revenue"--  Taxation will collect premiums. December, 1971 premiums^  must be submitted to the UIG. January onward, all premiums'  will be sent to National Revenue.  Separation certificate may affect premium rate.. -  . *...���"' ������.'-���'**.      , .  Every employee who has an interruption of earnings of seven  or more days must receive a separation certificate within five  days of the last day worked. The information on the certificate  may affect your premium rate when merit rating is: phased in  starting in 1974. .';-..  Help us serve you better _ _.  Include the correct social insurance number on any correspondence with the Commissi  Read our literature before completing any form... if you have  a question, ask we have offices near you. imw. cam��.-?  Welcome to the  Floorshine Coast  HOWE SOUND  Specialists in Cleaning  Floor Waxing, Spray buffing  and Window Cleaning  ��� ��� ���     ..?���-.���������.   v.;--- .-���:.   ���:...��� :������.    ;. .  RUG SHAMPOOING  ��� ��� :.  ���   \'\    .  .        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JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION &  MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender JHtarliour  Used Refrigerators  for sale  '.'.,"'     Phone 886-2231  ^rom 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Res.   886-9949  LAND  SURVEYING  ROY & WAGENAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robs on St.  Vancouver 5 Pb. 681-9142  Zenith 6430       .  Sechelt 885-2332  X & s  HARDWARE  v &  APPLIANCES  Sechelt - 885-9713  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES LTD.  Port Mellon to Ole's Core  886-2938 885-9973  Call us for your disposal needs  when renovating  or spring deanlng^  Containers available  SIM EL'CTWC Lfd.  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  Custom Boat & Car Tops   .  Furniture ��� Gar, truck and boat  x-ll.;     ' seats- ete.lx 1<  1;;1 FREE ESTIMATES  '   Samples shown on request  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  WE STOCK FOAM  886-7310 886-9819  PENINSULA  ORNAMENTAL IRON  IRON RAILINGS  MISCELLANEOUS  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 886-7029 or 886-7056  NEB) TIRES?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on  Highway 101  Phone 886:2700  STUCCO  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRY  GAMBIES CONSTRUCTION  FRANK FRITSCH  886-9505, Box 522, Gibsons  GIBSONS MARINE SERVICE Lfd.  Boat Hauling  Gas, Diesel Repairs, Welding  EVINRUBiE SALES  O.M.C. Parts and Service  V  Phone 886-2891  We pay highest cash prices  for furniture  2nd hand items of all kinds  Second Hand Store  885-2848 anytime  ROBRTS CREEK DRY WAU  Taping and Filling by hand  and Machine  Spraytex Sparkle Ceflings  , Free Estimates at any time  GOOD SERVICE  Phone 886-7193  Phone 886-2808  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES Ltd.  Everything for your building  needs      :      v  Free estimates  PARKINSON'S HEATING Ud.  > ' Gibsons  ESSO OIL FURNACE  No Down Payment ��� Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  for Free Estimates call 886-2728  ACTON ELECTRIC LTD.  RESIDENTIAL  INDUSTRIAL  MARINE WIRING  ELECTRIC HEAT  LINEWORK  886-7244  CLIFFS BtoTS  & ACCESSORIES LTD.  BOAT SALES  Pleasure and Commercial  FISHING SUPPLIES  CIJFF 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 Lfd.  Serving  the. Sunshine-Coast  General Freight from  Vancouver to all points  '       -   Heavy Hauling  1'.  Furniture Moving  Warehouses: Gibsons 886-2172  MACK'S NURSERY  Sunshine Coast Highway  Shrubs,  Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping,: Pruning Trees -  Peat Moss & Fertilizer .-������  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  Phone  886-2684  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFS Lfd.  Household Moving & Storage  Complete Packing  '  Packing Materials for  Sale  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone 886-2664 ��� R.R.1 Gibsons  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything   for   your   building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  BILL McPHEDRAN  Electrical Contractor  Free Estimates  886-7477  PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  On Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd,  SALES & SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  IDCPERT^REPAIRS  ;���"���'.:" VTO;V  ��� AUTOMATIC WASHERS  ��� AUTOMATIC DRYERS  ��� DISHWASHERS  Factory Trained on all Hifcm  also  VACUUM CLEANERS  NUTS   &   BOLTS  Ph 886-2S38  1HR.  COW 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  L & H SWANSON LTD.  READY-MIX CONCRETE  Sand  and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations  Office In Benner Block  885-9666, Box 172, Sechelt, B.C.  EATON'S BUY4INE  CALL 886:7515  Gilbsons, B.C/  SECHELT CHAIN SAW CENMHE  LtD-  SALES  8t  SERVICE  Chain Saws ��� Outboards  Boats ��� Marine Supplies  Sechelt 885-9626  W. PHILIP GORDON  CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT  Room 208, Harris Block  Gibsons  Ph. Bus. 886-2714; Res. 886-756.  Jfalaron jfarm  Excellent facilities available  for boarding and riding  your horse  ;.# Lighted sawdust ring  * Individual paddocks  * % naile exercise trade  * Bridle trails .  Registered blood stock  for sale  R.R. 2, Gibsons 886-772!  ^sssmm  M/T CONSTRUCTION  GENERAL ft  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  On the Sunshine Coast  Mike Thomas ��� 886-7495  Write Box  709.  Gibsons,  B.C.  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  HARDWOOD SPECIALISTS  Custom Designed Furniture  Kitchen and bathroom  cabinetry  Remodelling  R. BIRKIN  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  Phone 886-2551  VILLAGE STORE  GIBSONS  Phone 886-7460  Always a fresh stock of  Groceries, Meats, Confectionery  SHOP FROM 10 lo 10  7 DAYS A WEEK  SIC0TTE BULLDOZING Lfi  * LAND CLEARING  * ROAD BUILDING  * CRANE and GRADER  SERVICE     . .'  Phone 886-2357  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  :    Excavations ���- Drainage  Waterlines, etc.  -Ph. 886-9579, Roberts Creek'  At the Sign of the Chevron  Hill. MACHINE SHOP  - MARINE SBSVKE IW.  "���   Machine   Shop  Arc & Acty Welding  Steel   Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  Phone 886-7721  Res.  886-9956  V. MARTEDDU  GENERAL CONTRACTING  or framing only  Remodelling, finishing  All' work  guaranteed  If you want to try me  Phone VICTOR, 886-2856  R.R. 2, Gibsons  FOR  Cycle Sales and Service  SEE  NUTS & BOLTS  ON THE WHARF  ALL MODELS AVAILABLE  SHOAL DEVELOPMENT LTD.  Sand & Gravel  Fill Hauling  Backhoe Work  ��� Light bulldozing  Phone 886-2830  ' Evenings ��� 886-2891  WANT SOMETHING DONE!  You'll find the help yen need  ta the directory  ��mw comb yov'm majc/a/s $vch fumw  Point of law  (By a Practicing Lawyer  Q. I have just obtained a,  large insurance policy and have'  named my wife the beneficiary.  What happens if my wife dies  at the same time I do in an accident .��� does my insfuirance go  to her estate and then pass as  directed in her will? I don't want  this to happen as she has left  everything to her lazy (brother.  A. If you both die at the  same time the Insurance Act  deems your wife, as beneficiary^  to have died first, and the proceeds of your insurance will pass  to your estate and are distributed by your will or. if you do not  have a will the proceeds will go  to your next-of-kin.  Q. My husband, disappeared  on a hunting trip about seven  years ago and no trace was  found of, him or his hunting companion. The search and rescue  people said that there was not  much chance that they could  have, got out of the area where  they were lost. My husband had  several insiuiranfce policies and  the companies will not pay me  (I am the beneficiary) until they  have proof that my husband is  dead: What can I do to make  them pay? ,  A. You should apply to the  court to t have your huslband declared dead for the purpose of  his life insurance policies. .The  Survivorship and Presumption  of Death Act states that where  there are reasonable grounds for  supposing that a person is dead  and where that person has not  been heard from since a time  mentioned in the application the  court anay declare the person  named to be presumed dead for  such.purposes as it thinks fit, or  if satisfied, for all piurposes. As  your husband has not been heard  from by those whom he would  ROOFING & FLOORING  CALL STAN HILSTAD  about your roofing or flooring  Gower Pt. Rd. Ph. 886-2923  Copyright)  normaily contact the court would  ikely declare that your husband  be presumed dead.,  Q. My husband died recently  and I learned that he had a  very large life insurance policy  and his mistress was' the-, beneficiary. My husband was not wellr  off and his estate was quite  small ��� can I get some or-all  of this insurance money?  A. Your husband's mistress  will receive the money. The insurance policy basically "is just  a contract whereby yoiur husband made payments to the insurance company on the agreement that, on his death, a certain sum of money would go to  the person he named as beneficiary.  Traffic line  changes coming  A change in traffic line markings is expected to go into effect to conform with standards  ibeing adopted by most provinces  and states in North America.  Yellow lines will separate traf-!  fie flows in opposite directions;  white lines will separate traffic .  moving in the same direction;  and solid yellow lines "will indicate that passing is not allowed.  On two-lane highways the cen-  er line including solid no-passing  lines will be yellow and lane  edge lines will be white.  On multi-lane undivided highways the centre line will be yellow and lane lines and lane edge  lines will be white.  On freeways and other highways divided by a non-travers-  ible median, lane lines and right  side lane edge lines will toe white  and left side lane edge lines will  be yellow.  The changeover will be done  as part of the normal repainting  prograan. It is expected that  municipalities throughout the  province will change their pavement markings to conform to the  new standard.  Village of Gibsons  5% INTEREST CREDIT ON  1972 CURRENT TAX PAYMENTS  Made between January 1st and May 15th  Interest, at the rate of 5% per annum, will be credited \o any prepayment deposit on current (1972)  faxes made between January 1st and May 15th, 1972.  Interest will be calculated from the date of payment fo  June 30,1972. Such deposits,,in any amount up to the  total of the 1971 faxes, will be accepted.  Any further information required may be obtained  from the Municipal Office, telephone 886-2543.  December 22, 1971.  David Johnston,  Municipal Clerk. z^t  </  B.C. SAWMILLS  There were 881 sawmills operating in British Columbia at the  end of 1970, acconiing to B.C.  Forest Seivice re^rds.^ Ill-'  Coast.News, Dec. 29, 1971.  Donations to theJKiwariis  Senior Citizens Fund received too late fo be included  in last week's list:  Vince, Dorothy and Kim  Bracewel.  Bill and Georgine Nasadyk.  NEVENS RADM) & TV  DEALER FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  ADMIRAL  SALES & SERVICE  To all Makes  Phone 886-2280  TWILIGHT  THEATRE  PHONE 886^2827  WED., 1HURS., DEC. 29, 30  TORA! TORA! TORA!  Action draina telling both ;  sides of the Pearl Harbour  story  Starring Martin Balsam  E.G. Marshal-  Rated General  FRL, Dec. 31 ���T!  Phone 886-2827  for Program Inforniation  -vSH_feliLl ���:'.-���  JAN. Ito 7  DUStlNHOf^  LITTLE BIG MAN  CHIEF DAN 6IEOR6E  Martin Balsam, Jeff Corey  and Faye Dunaway  Rated Adult  Warning:    Vicious   brutality  and some sex.  NEXT: EVIL KNEIVL  You can order  them at the  GOASTNEWS  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. 886-2622  Basketball  Fri., Jan.. 7 and 'Sat., Jan. 8:  First Annual Cougar Invitational  Basketball Tournaiment with  ���teams from . Caribou Hill1. St.  Patrick's, Argyle and Elphinstone.- ',-/-  Fri., Jan., 14:.Max Cameron  at Elphinstone.  Fri., Jan. 21: Cougars at Pemberton.  Sat'., Jan. 22: Cougars at  Squamish.  Fri., Jan. 28: Templeton at  Elphinstone.  Fri., Feb. 4., Sat., FeJ>. 5:  Senior Boys Tournament at Tem  pleton, Elphinstone, Templeton,  North Delta.  Fri.v, Feib. 11: Cougars at  Princeton.'-  Sat., Feb. 12: Cougars at  Summerland. -  Fri;, and Sat., Feb. 18 and 19:  Howe;. Sound t Tournament at  Peml^erton.  scorn SCRAP BOOK  -Jjft-J PECUU'AR!  RO_ff��>RK0Wj0K  WAKMQ'tfHE'fRE-  KAVEA^MAHri _,  _K*jA-5A��0��oPu5/"-  *WM -HE- e-F-litE.  ���5)fiH-f< *f ___AJ_JVK_.  KiqK-AMDf, _A_11. ���  By ft J. SCOTT  5P1RAL HE_.__A.,M-8I,1$  ^-/CCOy-CO/OQO^OOVOJ  MILE* AY/AY FROM  ���THE EAttfH-.  WKO ADVEftUjtt  ���thiriy y��AR$ for.  AY/JFEAHD WED  A BACHELOR *?  #fcdOHMWH__/.  ���   MVOKEF'frtE. POWER.  of PRAYER. AqAlMS-T  DROU^KflKKEHYA,  AFRJ-A. HE lMPRIJOHED  5EVEK ��F HIS FoiiOWERSib  PRAy UWftl RAW .��-_ __t> J-XUr  BOWLING    *n your garden  JUNIOR BOWLERS  STANDINGS  ���Honor Roll (300 and over):  Ted  Hume   317,   Rod   Powell  310, Kevin Prokopenko 301, 304.  Av. Sin. Trip  Kevin Prokopenko  199 304 703  Paul Scott                192 274 676  John Volen               185 258 638  Rod Powell              176 310 631  Lisa Kamipman       168 214 582  Elin Vedoy               167 242 591  Roy Smith             :  163 209 540  John Sleep'           .  162 230 561  Ted Hume.<;���     ���.'-    162 317 686  Kim Bracewell       161 209 532  Leigh  Wolverton    159 275 597  Gerry (MicConnell     158 218 530  Scott Forsyth          149 176 505  Pat McConnell.       136, 201 477  Noel  Fraser            136 200 476  Iris Vedoy               133 219 514  Glen Beaudry          132 205 510  DeWbie Wunderink 128 203 432  Ida  Henderson        127 180 471  Terry Verhulst       127 195 444  Bruce Brown           126 176 477  Kris Henderson       119 171 420  Mike Karapman      116 183 473  Andy Pelletier        102 150 356  Diana Pelletier         97 173 397  First print of  book snapped up  Churches with* a runaway best  seller? You can believe it. The  new hymn book published by the  . Anglican and United Churches a  few. months, ago has sold out, ail  185,000 copies. Now officials are  wonderingr how they can appease  eager church memibers until  March when the second printing  will come off press. Already,  there are orders on. hand for  20,000 copies.  The first edition was received  from the printer in October and  distribution to congregations of  , both denominations began soon  afterwards. Price of the new  hymn book is $3.75 in quantity  lots, $4.75 for less than 12 copies.  Six years ago the two churches established a comimittee of 25  clergy and -lay people who  searched out and examined 10,-  000 hymns and' tunes from all  over the world. Finally, 507  hymns were selected, of which  150 are new. Canadian authors  wrote 57 hymns and Canadian  musicians composed 45 of the .  tunes.  "It's the finest hymn book  ever produced; with the finest  type, paper and design," said  Rev. R. H. N. Davidson, vice-  chairman of the joint committee. Allan R. Fleming of Toronto  was the designer; music engraving was done by University  Press, Wiurzburg, Germany, and  printing was by Southan-Murray  of Toronto. In view of the results, Dr. Davidson may be allowed his moment of exultation. .  Bishop Ifrederick H. Wilkinson of Toronto is chairman of  the comimittee. Rev. Stanley L.  Osborne1 of Oshawa is secretary  and Ven. G. H. Johnson of Toronto is associate secretary.  WHATTA BLADE!  A monstrous saw-tooth1 blade  was recently developed by the  engineers of the B.C. Forest Service for land-clearing operations.  The blade weighs 8,430 pounds,  is 20 feet long, and more than  six feet wide. It's mounted on _  the front of a powerful - tractor '  and was first used in 1969 in the  Cranlbrook area.  YOUR GARDEN SOIL  There is a tremendous .difference between soils.. Some are  entirely useless in their natural  state for gardening while others  require little adjustment. Soils  may vary from light, sandy soils  to heavy, almost impervious  clays.  If the soil is sandy, it is easy  to work but dries out quickly and  must Ibe given ample supplies of  organic matter to improve its  water - holding capacity. Clay  soils generally are slower to dry  and retain their nutrient content  longer, but are very difficult to  work. Special garden practices  must be followed to!grow good  crops on this type of soil and  make it easier to work. An ideal  garden soil would be one containing approximately 20 percent  sand, 40 percent clay and 40 percent humus.  Adding fertilizers is not always  the answer. A fertilizer alone  does not always make a productive soil. The percentage of organic matter a soil contains, its  texture and composition, its  acidity or alkalinity, its drain:  age and'the amount of compaction it has received are all factors that determine its potential  productivity.  The soil organic matter content must be at a fairly high level before you can grow quality  garden plants. It increases the  soil's water holding "capacity, assists drainage, allows oxygen Xo:  move through the soil, and retains the valuable nutrients that  would otherwise leach out. -  Fertilizers, often called plant-  foods; help to* supply'the nutrients plants require. There are  two main kinds .organic and inorganic.  Organic fertilizers are those  such as animal wastes, bone-:  meal, bloodmeal, decayed vege-^  table matter and guano. TheseJ,  all supply nurients very slowly  as they decompose, ��� and moist be  broken down by the soil bacteria  Ibefore they become available td  the plants. -  Inorganic fertilizers are usually man-made and are often in a-,  form that can be used directly  by the plant wthout having to go*,  through the process of decompo-?  sition. They are cheaper than organic fertilizers, but an overdose  of  them   can  injure  plants,  so;  In Court  On   Dec.   23,   George   Lowelf-  Caimipbell   of Port  Mellon  was*  charged on two counts of im--  paired driving and refusing  toT  take a breathalyzer test. On the,  fjrst count he was fined $350 and'  his   drivers'   licence   suspended  one month. On the second count  he was fined $200. i  Camiplbell was checked in the��  early morning when his vehicle  was -noticed weaving from- one?  side of the road to the other:.  Upon checking Caimipfbell, it was*  found that'he was in an advanic-T  ed state of intoxication. ���  On Dec. 28, -Billie Lee MeCon-i,  nell of Gibsons entered a plea of  ���guilty to a  change of loitering  by   night.   He  was   fined   $250.*  Court was told that McConnell;  was found in the residence of"  Mirs.    Flumerfelt    of   Roberts  Creek when she returned home.'  McConnell was found asleep on .  the  chesterfield and  the police?  were called. '        l !  they must be used carefully.  A hybrid, group of modern fertilizers are -synthetic types such  as the urea^foraialdehyde kinds,  which usually are related to the  inorganics. They decompose  slowly, supply large quantities  of nitrogen, sometimes as high  as 45 percent, over a long period, and have the advantage of  reducing the possibility of plant  injury.  Plants need a balanced diet  ���composed chiefly of nitrogen,  phosphates and potash. Sometimes more of one than' another  is lacking in the soil and to compensate for this; more of the  missing element should be added  This cannot be determined without a soil test, and the collection of soil for, testing ������ and dispatching it^to a soil-testing laboratory is a tedious and time  consuming job:  Take soil samples from a number of locations .in your garden  in late fall, composite them and  forward a portion to* the soil-  testing laboratory in the off season. ������- _.    ���"    J    '"���*'-  If your garden has enough' humus, an occasional applicaion of  a good balanced fertilizer will  be advantageous. To grow lawns  more emphasis is usually placed  on the nitrogen content of the  fertilizer, and special preparations, based on a 2-1-1 ratio of  nitrogen to phosphates and potash, are usually needed.  To obtain good drainage in  heavy soils, add inorganic material such as coarse peat, straw  or strawy manure. If the soil is  so badly drained that the water  stands for long periods1 after  rains, tile drainage may be necessary, but this is a complicated procedure, and is best carried "  out with experienced help.  FRANK E. DECKER,    dos.  OPTOMETRIST  For Appointment  888-2248  Bal Block  Gibfons  Every Wednesday  _��.  mmi:v \iwmi home m.  Serving the Sunshine Coast  A COMPLETE CHAPEL OR CHURCH SERVICE  AT MODERATE COST  J. ROY PARKINS, Funeral Director  A MEMORIAL SERVICE IF DESIRED  Phone 886*9551  ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION Branch 109  New Years Eve  DANCE  0  Buffet - 8:30 to 9 p.m.  NO TICKETS AVAILABLE  ���g  Did You Know ?  HBRE61ASS SffTIC TANKS ARE MADE 10CAUY BY  "TRODAIS"  They are light (140 lbs), easy to handle and conveniently  packaged. Assembled measurement. 4' x 8' requiring jess  depth in difficult areas.  Available at your. Building & Plumbing Supply Dealers  or Septic Field Contractors  FIBERTRON PRODUCTS  BY  re  TRODAN  99  The Directors, Management  ���  and Staff  of Elphinstone Co-op.  r  wish their many customers  A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS  NEW YEAR

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