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Array PrpTinaial Library>  Victoria, B. C.  The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons,XB.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume 24  Nuimiber 46, December 1, 1971.  10c.per copy  new  , Eighty or more ratepayers of  Gibsons rural area at a meeting  Friday night in the Gilbsons Rod  and Gun clubroom moved. that,  a petition be circulated -expres-  sdng the desire that the proposv  ���e^ bypass highway be sited further north at or ,near the B.C.  Hydro line as far as possible.'  Volunteers will circulate the  petition and strive to obtain all  the names they can get.  Fred Holland', chairman, opened the meeting by saying he was  sorry no members of Gibsons  council were present. Director  Frank West represented the Regional Board, Jim'Gurney, Gibsons Heights Ratepayers,. and  Dick Derby the West Gibsons  Heights Ratepayers.  As the meeting progressed the  statement by Mayor Wally Peterson that if we holler too loud  we won't get a road at all,  brought cheerful hear, hears  from many of the audience.  Later someone suggested  things should not Ibe made easy  for. tourists at -the expense of  those who live here the year  round, who buy 'more spuds  from merchants 'than do the  tourists. "--'  .Another questioner wanted to  -enow why: the best land was being picked' for roads arguing that  under present circumstances  farm lands should be retained as  long as possible.  When -using Reid ^Road came  up " it ��� was- - mentioned- * that- the -  roads department did not l__e  using existing roads and anyway  Reid road' would be too- costly  as land would halve to be bought  from -residents on both sides of  the road.  Several times it was said that  Route B was mainly in an unoccupied area and that itbe idea  of excessive construction costs  <could no$ be supported. Various  speakers, preferred a new road  or the start of a new through  road rather than a cutoff. One,  suspecting an election coming  on and after the election "we  would hear nothing more about  the bypass."  Another speaker argued it was  not a bypass as it brought traffic towards the vi-Uage.  Cliff Gilker said' the Roberts  Creek Co_____unity Association  . supported the idea of a new  highway. He added that the  roads ���department was generally  building for the future, in order  to change the road1 again.  Dicic Derby of West Gibsons  Heights Ratepayers association,  replying to a questioner who  wanted to know if any information was available a-year ago,  replied that his organization has  letters on file dated1 sometime  this summer that it was not  known where .the road was going to go. Mr. West saidi he approached! Hon. Dan Campbell of- -  facially to see what information  he had on the road and Campbell said he knew no more than s  Mr. West. The Campbell reply v  came three or four months after  he had received Mr. West's letter. Mr. West added that the  Regional District board was kept  in the dank as much' as any one  else. - .   .  The remarks then turned! to  the  idea df bombarding Hon, ..  Mrs. Dawson, and others including the premier with letters of  protest.  Declaring the fight was for  the entire Sunshine Coast, speakers urged that Powell River Re-  giozral District be invited to join  discussions.  The young film-makers, division three, grade six students, of  Gibsons Elementary school, previewed four highly entertaining  and exceptionally well produced  films complete with original  drawings, sub-titles, voice and  color before an appreciative, if  somewhat, critical audience of'  fellow classmates last Friday.  Joan Warn and Mr. M. G. Seymour, their teachers, a bit apprehensive, especially Mrs.  Warn in her opening re_naxks as  she had not seen them in finished form. However as each of the  sequences were flashed on the  screen she had less and less with  which to be concerned.  The entire production from  original story boards, filming  and sound to the final tape-recorded voice over film and on  to projection and presentation  were in the competent'hands of  Dawn Blakeman, a member of  the film team who presented a  comedy hit, Hard to Bear.  Linda Biggeman did a sus-  penseful time-escape piayiet in  a Hallowe'en Journey, and Darcy Guenther reflected1 the tragic  Viet Nam hangup in I Am An  Army Man. Harold Peterson's  Misery of a Garbage Can .gave  a comedy climax to the showing.  One picture was missing, Nancy Chappie's drawing did' not arrive in time to be included in the  preview but will be inserted in  the next presentation.  Airs. Warn and Division three,  Grade sixes were commended on  the success of their _Hm<_naking  efforts and a further presentation of the four film featurettes,  it is expected, will be shown  again.  Regional board Seeking  expanded highway talks  rndty^eoLvj^^  ��� ' Seeking  tackle the highway problem  ���which has vcreated a storm of  ���protest in the rural parts of  Gibsons area the Regional board  at its meeting last week decided  . to invite .the. Powell-River Regional district to take part in  future highway deliberations. At  the local' lvel plans for other  meetings between involved parties were suggested.  After reading a technical planning committee report and studying briefs from* opponents of  the roads department bypass  through Gibsons area, the* boaird  recomimended a meeting between Gibsons council and the  y Regional board to -discuss the  matter plus a discussion between  the board and highways department.  The report from the board's  planning committee reads as  follows:  "The committee considered  the recommendations of the tech  nical planning committee as well  as briefs and correspondence  from the Howe Sound Farmers'  Insititutt, West Gibsons Ratepayers Association and the Gibsons Heights Ratepayers Association.  "The committee recommended  a meeting be arranged between  Driftwood play  Friday, Saturday  Driftwood Players have supplied local playgoers a fine evening's entertainment with their  production The Waltz of the Toreadors last weekend., This play  will be repeated again Friday  and Saturday in Gilbsons United  Church hall.  * Directed by Colleen Johnson  who must take credit for choos-  r" ng such a crowd pleasing production, the real strength of the  play lies in the skill of its experienced performers, especially  John Burnside as the general,  Colleen Johnson as his wife,  Nest Lewis as his mistress and  Pat Baker as the secretary.  A more complete review of  this play will be"''carried in next  week's issue -written by George  Matthews.  Regional District to discuss tht*  matter of highway location as  well as zoning and land' use near  the municipal boundary.  "The committee/ considered  the letter from the department  of highways evaluating the various route choices (in; the Coast  News, page one, Nov. 19 issue).  It was noted that some of the  figures were incomplete and that  the original proposal was.. 15  percent longer than the alternatives." ,  "Mayor Ptterson, (Jibsons director on the board in discussion  said he was ..unable' to attend the  meeting/of the pilanncng, commit-  to  For protection and preservation of watersheds, the Regional  board is seeiking supplementary  Letters Patent giving it jurisdiction over suchwatersheds as are:  in the entire district including  I'he villages of Gibsons and Sechelt as1 participating member  municipalities; ���..'.;���  /'*T-ie.^;';.!d'ra_t..ir��oiu_ioni'. which  ���'c^e;;':;t^ofe.'.7th^'';...;.bda-rd at its  meeting -last week stated the annual cost of .this function shall  nofexceed l/20ith of one mill on  net taxable values of', land and  improvements for general purposes for the villages and for  school purposes in the electoral  areas.  The board, faced with multi-  use of. forest", lake and mountain  areas seeks to protect such watersheds and prefers one jurisdiction to control activities of  both, governmental and private  interests.  Mayor Peterson of GfJbsons  maintained that Gibsons had its  own watershed which protected  the village. He wanted to know  how much duplication of authority do we need. Director Lome  Wolverton replied that the board  was trying to protect watersheds  for . everybody. Director CMff  Thorold saidthat some measure  of central control was necessarv.  The measure was passed to the  water committee for consideration.  tee* -^hi-ch ���- cs&Be**i&&i!i#he*~&ame  - night Gibsons had its statutory  meeting. Aid. Gerry Dixon al-  ; ed for him.  Mayor Peterson said that  *- at no time has Gibsons council  > tried to tell the department of  highways where to locate the  proposed highway. It did ask for'  the proposed location so that it  could formulate plans around it  ^ and he said council felt that it  received full co-operationi from  that department.  His comment continued with  the explanation that the then regional planner did consider four  routes and finally recommended  the proposed route because of  grade, cost, travel' time and  benefit to the village. This information has. been in the Vancouver department Of highways  office for over a year and has  been available to all concerned'  parties. Mayor Peterson' wanted  to know why had everyone waited this long to seek the information?  Continuing he said that about  two months ago Gibsons planner  spent some two hours going over  the overall plan with the Regional planner and the plan was received very favorably.  Considering all these facts, he  continued, the only conclusion  he could come to at this stage  is that if all -this imnecessairy  snowballing continues the net  result could foe to have the highway remain as existing, past our  schools andl around the sharp  curves; With the traffic increase  at its present rate it will only  be a matter of time until some  child gets killed or crippled. "It  may be mine or it may be yours-  _s this what you are fighting  for?"  NUTS FOR CHRISTMAS  Scouts will have a one day  nut drive covering Gibsons, Roberts Creek, Wilson Creek and Seohelt on a door to door basis  with boys from those areas taking part. This drive will take  place Saturday starting at 10  a.m.  OPPOSE MORAN DAM  Endorsaition of New Westminster council's opposition to the  Moran dam was registered at  (the  November meeting  of  the  Regional District board.  An explanation  Two funerals affecting employees in a two week period have  created considerable difficulties in the publication of the  Coast News last'week and this  week. As, a ..result, both issues  were squeezed through as best  as was possible. So omissions  and curtailments of stories must  be accepted under these circumstances.  caiig  tmmmxmmmm  Peterson  Goddard  star bout  Two Regional board seats and  the mayor?s chair in Gibsons  will! supply the only votes in this  year's, municipal elections and  school board elections. There  are 11 elected1 by acclamation.  Aid. Gerpry Dixon ha�� decided  to retire from council.  There do not appear to be  candidates in the running rep-resenting the Sunshine Coast Regional District Ratepayers asso-  cation which displayed considerable anti-board agitation during  past months.  In the Regional District Hubert Slade of Selma.Park was  nominated again by 'acclamation. There will be two Regional  elections in Pender Harbour  area and Gibsons Rural. F. W.  Crosby wil oppose J. H. Tyner,  present incumbent for Pender  Hanbour.on the board,and also  "chairman 0f "the1 liqaruT'The other  Regional vote will involve pres-"  ent Director Frank West who  will be opposed toy J. A. Cramer  of Cemetery Road.  Gibsons wiH see the main battle. Mayor Wally Peterson will  toe opposed by Aid. Ken Goddard  wiho is giving up his seat having  served only one of two years, in  order to oppose the mayor.  For aldermen, Winston Robinson and Ted Hume were elected  by acclamation for thetwo year  seats/Both are new aldermen.  The one year seat vacated by  Alid. Goddard did not attract any  candidate and could be filled at  the desire of council1 at its first  January meeting, when an appointment could be made.  For school board Mrs. Agnes  Labonte was renominated for the  Gibsons seat and Chairman Mrs.  Sheila Kitson, Bernard Mulligan  and William Nim-mo also retained their-seats. ,  In Sechelt Ben Lang is mayor  by acclamation and Aid. Harold  Nelson re-elected and Bernel  Gordon back on council for two  years with Norman Waltson taking oyer the one year seat. All  were elected by acclamation.  Jr.  The first, annual Elphinstone  Junior Boys Basketball Tournaiment takes place Friday and  Saturday and local basketball  fans are urged to turn out and  support the event. There will be  an adlniiission price of 50 cents  and those with student cards 25  cents.  The schedule for the two-day  event follows: Friday, 4 p.m.,  Elphinstone vs. Alpha; 5:30,  Cambie vs. Carson Graham; 7:00  Templeton vs. Kensington;, 8:30  Burnett vs. Tupper.  Saturday games will be at 10  a.m., 11:30, 1 pjm., 2:30, 4 and  5:30 p.m.  COLLECTION DELAYED  Garbage collection for the  East Porpoise Bay Tuwanek  area has been held up until residents, mainly s_um*mer people  from Vancouver, have expressed  an opinion on the plan. The collection service was? being arranged by the Regional board.  As a result of arrangements  made through Hot. Isabel Dawson Mayor Bill Swain and Alderman Ben Lang of Sechelt were in  Victoria this past week meeting  Hon. Ray Williston, minister of  lands, forests and water resources and with Hon; Isabel P.  - Dawson.  At the meeting with: the minister it was agreed that Lots 1472,  1616 and 1,2, t and 10 of Lot 1471  would be transferred to the Village of Sechelt for a nominal fee  of approximately $50 with the  stipulation that the land so acquired must be developed for  public use.  The minister has requested  that Sechelt village council show  some ind-cation of plans for the  development of these lots as  soon as possible.  Should all or part of these lots  be utilized for any other reason  than for the puiblic enjoyment  they must be returned to the  Crown for re-assessment arid  subsequent re-evaluation.  Demolition of the Sechelt  wharf is to commence about  November 28 or 29. A new company has been formed to develop  Wharf facilities. Riv-Tow will be  active in this work.  Both Mayor ��wain and Ben  Lang have spent a considerable  amount of time on this very  worth-while project and both  these people have in no small  ^ measure, as--a result, of ;their  Victoria meetings, been instrumental in the implementation  of both these items.  Public hall  support sought  Aid. Ken Crosby has an idea  he seeks to place before the  public and it is _h< the form of a  letter to the residents of Gibsons  and area concerning the lack of  a pulblic hail. Here is what he  '" "has ."to 'say:',.."'.:  .'���Last" week we were told by  the school board, no more liquor  in school halls, as the insurance  does hot cover it. So once again  we are back to where we started without a hall for dances,  parties, etc. .  ��� "Well,   Gibsonites,   what are  you going to do about it?  "I say that now is the time  to put a hall on Brothers Memorial Park, and we can do it,  if the size is kept to a minimum  to start, at about 80' x 100% costing around $80,000, and the important factor is to be able to  maintain this by all clubs and  organizations in the district, heat  it quickly, and,do our own cleanup, so there is ho janitor involved. .. ' ������:���:���������.. ���������;     .;-���������>.:. [     x  "Now where do we get the  money? Well you have all heard  how the federal government is  giving it away in hand_u__> to  municipal bodies, to help create  employment, so let's get some  for Gibsons, the time has never  been riper, and one of the advantages of these loans is that  75% of the labor on the project  is retired, which cuts the cost  about 25% and up, on a cement  block building.  "Let's hear from you."  CLINIC RESULTS EXPECTED  Discussing the meeting- with  Health Minister Ralph Loffmark  with the Pender Harbour Rate-,  payers Association over a proposed emergency medical clinic  Chairman J. H. Tyner and Pen- ,  de*r Harbour director on the Regional board sa!d that he looked  somewhat favorably at Mr. Lof-f-  mark's stand and that "we might  hear something favorable in the  near future." 2       Coast News, Dec. 1, 1971.  Some  more  ry  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.  Scrap proposed bypass?  Ratepayers meeting at the Rod and Gun club to oppose the  proposed bypass route of the highways department earner'up with  a sound idea in discussing the possibility of scrappling the proposed bypass and working towards a new through highway in vicinity  of the power line.      *       "       "  The populace at'this meetihg could see no need for running  a highway through scarce farm lands when there was much unoccupied; Cro\Wi land'in viciiiity of the Hydro line. The desire to look  ahead is oiie which should be considered because the area known  as the Gibsons plateau is top-rank for residential purposes.  No doubt there will be plenty of it-can'/twbe-dbne from roads  department officials but when one looks at the cost Of what is being done to the,Upper Levels highway in West Vancouver one can  only wonder whether there are multiple policies available for the  roads department to use if as and when it sees fit:  The power line area is liable t0 have populate on both sides  /before too many years go by and that plateau area will be crowds  ing towards the north. This is no stretch of imagination because  (pressures on the area surroundikng Vancouver is increasing resulting in such parts of the country as the Sunshine Coaslfc falling into  Mne for new settlers.  The ratepayer meeting was definite about* where the road should  not be. Just as definite as the Regional board directors who at  thdr meeting on the previous Thursday advocated because the highway was in the wrong place that a new highway should be started  and that the Powell River Regional District be invited to take part"  in further discussion.  Thoughts on Christmas  Christines isn't what i_ used to be ��� yule logs, electric lights  on the tree, holly, mistletoe, carols, Santa Cliaus and all that sort  of seasonal stuff. Joy, innocence, a comfortable meal.  Take Christmas tree lights for instance. They're a No-no! on  all artificial trees. The fire department Would rather you didn't  use them at all. As for the trees, keep them out of the house if  possible ��� they're a big enough hazard in the woods.  The yule log used to be so comlfy and cheery but (today it only  adds to the pollution problem. As for the unguided mistletoe, it  could have serious impliclions for the population explosion. The  -lowing bowl is definitely out. If you drink, don't drive. Better still  if you drive ��� don't drive.  That leaves us with the Christmas dinner. Wait! Drop that  fork! Don't take a chance: With all those additives, cyclamates,  calories and mercury the good olid Christmas dinner becomes a  meal of death. Besides somebody somewhere has likely got a cranberry boycott on the go. Well, you wouldn't foe able to wash the ~  dishes because detergent is a dirty word.  Of course, you can always go to church. On second thought  better check with your psychiatrist. See what he can do a|bout  your guilt complex when you know you're not going to be around  again until Easter. (A United Church Unchurched Editorial).  5-10-20 years ago  FIVE YEARS AGO  First public notice of an extension of Sechelt's municipal  boundaries taking in West Sechelt was published. If was to be  ���voted on in the municipal elec-  tfion.  Councillor Fred Feeney informed council he could not understand Chairman Wes Hodgson's opposition to the formation of a Regional Distract as it  did not affect Gibsons.  A new 50 mile power line will  be constroKcted by B.C. Hydro  connecting the Cheekye station  with_fche Sunshine Coast system.  10 YEARS AGO  Elphinstone school has re-form  ed its Honor Society to give recognition to good standards' set  by pupils.  Once again the Coast News  editorially advocates the formation of a Community Centre for  general purposes in the village.  Merchants are complaining  over the selection of Winn Road  as the location of a new Gibsons  post office.  15 YEARS AGO  Removal of Gibsons fire can  phone off a party line is asked  by Chief Fred Feeney.  Three hundred persons attended the official opening of Sechelt's new municipal hall.  Cougars are venturing down  from the mountain and have  been noticed in the vicinity of  ���the top of Crow Road.  20 YEARS AGO  Advertised as the best lot value in Hopkins Landing, on Marine Drive and cleared, was priced at $495, also a Gibsons view  lot for $450.  A $50,000 loan to improve Gibsons Waterworks was arranged  at an interest rate of 4-J_ percent  costing $70,745 over a 15 year  period.  Roberts. Creek String Orchestra with assisting artists played  for a concert in aid of the fund  to pay off construction of Legion branch 140 hall.  Pupils are now busy learning  among other things to express  themselves clearly and with imagination. Here are several examples from the files at Gibsons  Elementary written during the  last term before summer vacation.  ME, A SCHOOL BUS  (By P. Boothroyd)  I am a school bus. I am; a  beautiful color of yellow and  black. I take the children to and  from school every day of the  week. Sometimes the children  are very good and sit still but  there are other days when the  children shout and stamp their  feet on my floor and this makes  me very sad and; gives me a  pain in my floor,.poor me.  One day we had just let Bill  off at his home and we were  ready to start our journey, home  when   a mother  came  rushing  out   of  her   house   crying.   My  driver got out of his seat and  asked her what was wrong. Well -  her   little   boy   had   swallowed  some pills and she had to get  him to the hospital but she did  not have  a  car.  So my driver  put the little boy ion one of my  seats and  off we went at full ..  speed. Oh1! We went so fast that  some times I thought my wheels  could come right off the road.  As we came around the corner  there were some deer standing  in the middle of the road. My  driver  sounded my horn three  times before they ran into the  bushes. For a moment I thought  that we would run right into  them, my! I was scared.  We hadn't far to go when it  started to rain very hard, and  one of my wipers would hot  work and my driver could hardly see. Then as we came around  a corner here was a wide river  with a small bridlge, but as I  said, my driver couldn't see and  we were heading for the river.  Oh! ray, I wish I could. shout  out. Then just in time my driver saw the bridge and we went  across. *  .  Soon we were at the hospital  and they took the little boy inside and we waited for a long  time before the doctor caine  out and said that the little boy  would be alright. So we went  home very-pleased that we had  helped someone and very, very  tired.  THE FOX  (By Pat Hogan)  I'm Wiley, the sly fox. I've  been sitting watching Susy the  little fat red hen- I sit for long  periods of time thinking of ways  to catch Susy to eat her for my  supper. But every time I try to  put my plans into action something always happens to me.  Like for instance the day 1  thought I had it all figured out  and I hopped up: onto the top  of the chicken yard fence and  started tip-toeing' alonig, very  sly and very crafty. Just as I  was   going   to   jump   into   the  mstone  or  Here is the Elphinstone Secondary School honor roll for -the  first semester, first term1:  Division 1: Cathy DeKleer 2.7;  Margaret Gory 2.7; Eleanor  Swan 2.3.  Division 2: Mary Muehlen-  kamip 3.0; Sheahan Bennie 2.5;  Wendy Gurney 2.5; Roland Kerbis 2.3. r        n  Division 3: Ciana Watson 3.0;  Linda Guest 2.5.  Division 4: Cheryl Guelph  2.75; Theresa Labonte 2.5; Pomponia Martinez 2.25; Liza Ped-  rini 2.25; David Holbson 2.3; WilliamPassmore 2.3.  Division 8: Linda Day 3.0; Les-  lis Dixon 3.0; Randy Kaimpman  3.0; Betty Topham 3.0; Elin Vedoy 2.75; Jo-Anne Jorgenson 2.7;  Debbie Willis 2;7; Els Zuidema  2.7; Rick Blakeman 2.5; Dennise Dombroski 2.5; Ruth Blo_n-  igren 2.3; Pat Goodwin 2.3; Lynn  Oike 2.3; Karen Spencer 2.3;  Lori Montgomery 2.25.  Division 9: Ken McDonald 2.7;  Deborah McNeVin 2.7; Judy New  ton 2.7; Eleanor Lohneberg 2.3:  Division 13: Dean Goddard  3.0; Kim Gregory 3.0; Debbie  Hill 3.0; Cindy Kurucz 3.0; Kerry Mahlman 2.7; Jerii Mullen 2.5.  Division 14: Joka Zuidema  3.0; Vickye Fearnley 2.75; Kathy Orafe 2.7; Kathy Marcroft  2.25.  Division 18: Susan Dixoh 2.5;  Lisa Kampman 2.5; Julia Gallup  2.25.  Division 20: Guy Fisher 2.25;  Scott Forsyth 2.25.  Honorable Mention (2.0)  Division 1: Virtgunia Alsager,  David Bulger, Mark English,  Theresa Himmel, Corinne Parker, Dale Peterson.  Division 2: Darcy Gregory  Division 3: Gloria' Carey, Mary  LePage.  Division   4:    Vicki    Gregory,  .'Michael Shumsky.  Dvision 8: Valerie MacLean,  Eileen Sallis..  Division 10: Cheryl Francis.  Division 13: Mike Fuller, Kathy Zueff. ���" '  Division 14: Kim' Cousins, Bar?  bara Dew, Viyica Watson, Deb-  bnii Wunidertnk;       ���  Division 15: Selwyn Gokool.  .;,^Division 18y Trevor Swan, Ran  dall Watson.  Division  19:   Isabele  Martin-  ( ez,r Trevor Quarry.  m  ���'��� ���  Gilbsons RCMP report in support of Safe Driving Week start-  ing Wednesday and ending Tuesday, Dec. 7, that there were  three accident fatal-ties in: this  area compared to two last year.  There were 61 persons injured  in 1970 and 43 in 1971. Both comparisons are from Jan. 1 to Nov.  20 each year.,  Total accidents numbered 108  in 1970 and 105 in 1971. In this  were 44 injury accidents last  year and 33 this year. Property-  damage accidents numbered! 64  with $50,700 in damage for 1��70  and 72 accidents with $69,205 in  damage for 1971.  RCMP report traffic  in  the:  area to be on the increase steadily each year and motorists are  urged to pay extra attention to ���  their driving habits.  CURTAIL WAY MAIL  The way mail service on the  Sunshine Coast will be discontinued from Dec. 6 to 21, Post-'  master James Marshall announces. This has been the usual practice during the Christmas season when all mail services become overloaded.  NOTICE  R. S.  ��  Doctor of Optometry  20# Vancouver Block  Vancouver, B.C.  Announces he will be in SecheH  MONDAY, Dec. 13  For an appointment for eye examination phone  Sechelt Beauty Parlor 885-2818    "  If anyone desires any adjustment or repair to their  present glasses I will be pleased to be of service  chicken yard a big gust of wind  .oame along and blew me off the  fence and into a barrel of water'  on the other side. So, what does  a - soa__rig--*wet', - outfoxed fox  do��� he goes to sleep in the sun  and dreams about catching  chickens. '  MY FIRST RIDE  IN A HELICOPTER  (By an unnamed shy pupil)  To start with when the helicopter takes off it's like rising in a  very fast elevator, only a lot  noisier. After the helicopter was  airborne, we then flew sideways.  I felt like I was -leaining against  a wail and it gave way. The pilot explained to me that this was  , the way he turned the helicopter. Flying along straight was  every bit as thrilling.  When Hooking out the side one  gets a funny feeling because you  see no wings. The view from a  helicopter is terrific. We then  flew through a canyon. This was  very different, for we ran into  ' a .bunch of down- drafts. Down  drafts are currents of wind that  blow down, so you can see what  I mean. The helicopter dropped  when we hit these, it also swayed sideways. This was very  thrilling but also very dangerous. We could easily hit the  walls of the canyon and crash.  When we were through the canyon we had reached our destination. When we got there we had  to hover over top of this large  building.  *0m^0+0*��*m    -  N. Richard McKibbin  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  :���������'  -.'���  **-0*0*0*0***0m0*mt**0m0*0+0*0*0*^**0m0*0m0*0*0m0*0*0^*0^*0*0*0*0^*0*0*0*0*0*0*  FiRANK E. bECKiER     90s  OPTOMETRISl  For Appointmeht  880-2248  Bal Block  Gibsons  Every Wednesdaiy  CONRAD E. WAGNER, D.P.M.  podiatrist ��� ra^.'��ii^-',  will be in Dr: Webb's office in Sechelt  (BENNER BLOCK)  0M MONDAY, DECEMBER 6  FOR APPOINTMENT PHONE 886-7005  llll!ti:\ HHIUI,IIIIHt:iTII  %    Serving the Sunshine Coast _  A COMPLETE CHAPEL OR CHURCH SERVICE  AT MODERATE COST^ ^r  J. ROY PARKINS, Funerai Director  A MEMORIAL SERVICE IF DESIRED  Phone 886-9551  I^^0***I0***I^^*0*J0*0*     *^*t^*0^^t0*^t0*^^^0*0^0*i0*0lm0*0*  Order Your St^scri^tibn  at Coast News 8 ct. iilail  The Canada Post Office will  issue its new 8c regular definitive stamp for sale on Dec. 30.  The first class rate for letters  goes up to 8c on Jan. 1.  ���  The slate colored stamp measures 24 mm by 20mm and was  designed by the Canadian Bank  Note Company* Limited. The design bears a portrait of Her  Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in  the right foreground with a view  'of the House of Commons Parliamentary Library in the background.  In format the design is a con-.  tinuation of the definitive series  begun in 1967 with the  Sovereign's: portrait on the right ahd  a  background   view  of ..scene's!'-  and subjects distinctive to Canada. The designs for the first  five denominations in this ser  ies depict the major economic  regions of Canada. The designs  for the six and1 seven cent issues depict commuh-cations and?  transportation media which link  the regions together.  The Parliamentary Library  view incorporated in the 8c design provides recognition-, of-.International Book Year, proclaimed for 1972 by the United Nations  Economic, Social and Cultural  Organizaion, (UNESCO), and  serves as an appropriate national symbol of Canada's participation.  The stamp is being produced  in slate color steel engraving,'  continuous printing, by the British American Bank Note Limite-  ed:  '1:1,    answeryour  CHRISTMAS SEAL  LETTER TODAY!  tea  The party for Rebekah Lodge  82 of Sechelt members whose  birthday falls in November was  held at the Higbcroft home of  Mr. and Mrs. T. Ivan Smith. November birthdays were those of  Mrs. Emily Parsons and Mrs.  Josie Reid. '.  Other lodge memibers attending included Alice Cherry, Mary  Steele, Alice French, Eileen  Smith, Mildred Whitalker, Jennie Reiter, Evelyn Begig, Madge  Hansen, Ruby Breese, Olive  Porte, Phyliss Handford, Jean  Hamon and Nellie Whaites.  Lands branch provides some rules  PING PONG FOR 200  Whether you call it Ping Pong  or Table Tennis, you are talking  about a sport that has close to  600 competitive memibers in British Columbia. More than, 200 of  them will be on hand at the  Campbell River Junior Secondary School, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 11 and 12, for this  B.C. Festival of Winter Sports  event. ���'  ���innniiiuiiutnmuimnuuittnuttrawiu  A- provincial landis branch  statement (covering Regional Dis  trier scope or authority, m)zoning - and subdivisions', presented  at a Regional District seanihar  in Penticton outlines what is  termed) an important statement  of policy. The main part of the  statement follows: , -���  The main point at issue is that  in passing zoning and subdivision bylaws without proper consultation and prior approyall off  the resource, departments and in  particuiliar the lands branch, the  Regional Districts are in; fact  over-iiding statutory authority  which they have no right to ;do.  Our concern is with the es-tab-  ' lishment of restrictive zoning  and subdivision bylaws over vast  areas of unorganized and in  most cases unsettled parts of .the  province involving, for the most  ipart, Crown lands' only.  It must be apparent' that the  lands (branch whilch is charged  with, carrying out government  policy cannot accept or be bound  by many of the restrictive zoning and subdivision bylaws that  are now being advanced by Regional Districts, part_teula__y  where such by-laws are applicable to Crown lands not in the  immediate environs of an urbanized area.  We are in agreement with the  need for appropriate zoning with  subdivision bylaws which, would  be applicable to Crown; lands in  the immediate vicinity of estab  lished communities and we feel  sure we will have no difficulty  in reaching an understanding in  such areas.  Landis branch policies must be  applied    _m_formly   throughout  the province and hence we cannot  accommodate  28  different  policies  simply  because  there  are 28 Regional Districts all with  different sets of standards and  ideas.. You will appreciate that  land applications by statute must  be filed with the land comaniis--  sioner in whose area the Crown  lands are situated. Since Regional District, boundaries and land  recording boundaries are not coincident, the land commissioner  could be faced with interpreting  to the public three or more Regional District policies. He would  no doubt be rejecting an application in one area because of  the zoning restrictions while accepting   another one  in   close  PTOxdmiity because the neighboring   Regional  District  had   no  such restriction.  We are therefore of the opin- ,  ion that as a matter of policy all  Regional Districts should accept  the present provincial subdivision regulations which were  hammered out by an inter-disciplinary committee chaired1 by  the department of municipal affairs. Adoption of these bylaws  with perhaps very minor amendments would establish a uniform  approach to subdivision over  most of the province.  Canada works  The Federal Government is putting 498  million dollars to work, through a series  of specific programs, to help create jobs for  Canadians. This message is designed to  give you program details;    '  WORKING TOGETHER WITH THE INDIVIDUAL  We're encouraging you to act oh your  own initiative or through local government, :  local organizations and service groups to  come up with ideas for our tocal Initiatives  Prograrrv For example, you may wish to  develop a day care centre in your town or  any number of^services that will make your  community a better place.  There's also aTraining-on-the-Job  Program that will work through business and  industry to expand opportunities for those  who are unemployed or have little work  experience. . -'ill  If you have some' basic experience,  we've extended the Canada Manpower  Training Program to help provide you with  ;��� additional learning.  WORKING TOGETHER WITH BUSINESS  AND INDUSTRY  There's a program Of tax ineentives or  direct payments to employers to encourage  them to add trainees to their staffs through  the Train ing-on-the-Job Program. This will  help the trainee get work experience that he  can use in many jobs. 1  WORKING TOGETHER WITH THE.  MUNICIPALITIES  ���      The,fotindatjon of all municipal activity  is the previously mentioned Local Initiatives  Program.This will help you support and spur  community projects that will give jobs to  people in your community who;find themselves unemployed.  WORKING TOGETHER WITH THE PROVINCES  Obviously, the municipal Local Initiatives  Program will tie in closely with the Provinces.  So will our Special Development Loans  Program that will finance new capital works  projects. We'll be speeding up mortgage  approvals through the Central Mortgage and  Housing Corporation to get homes, student  housing and sewage treatment projects  underway.  We also will be making loans to exhibition commissions, boards and associations  to get you working on multi-purpose fair and  trade buildings.  WORKING TOGETHER WITH FEDERAL WORKS  On our level, we'll bdworking to give  you more.job opportunities on maintenance  and improvement activities on Federal buildings; transportation facilities; forest and park  projects; and..many others.  WHERE IT ALL WORKS TOGETHER  The job starts at your Canada ManpowerCentre. For advice arid assistance on  any of the programs that you feel apply to  you or you r commu nity, contact vour local  Canada Manpower Centre. They'll be happy  fo help you with all the information they have.  When Canadians get involved together,  Canada works.  ���*  Manpower  and Immigration  Otto Lang, Minister  Main-d'ceuvre  et Immigration  Otto Lang, Ministre  and fail to see why.such uniformity cannot be attained.  We are basically opposed to  the use of restrictive zoning over  the vast areas of unorganized  territory included in most Regional Districts. This view is not  expressed lightly but rather with  the full knowledge of the need  for environmental planning and  the need for land use controls.  We are also of. the opinion  there should! be uniformity in the  nomenclature used in zoning bylaws for ease of interpretaition  We feel that the present prac-  Coast News, Dec. 1, 1971.       3  tices and procedures of the lands  branch provide the necessary  flexibility that.is needed' to deal  with need- of a rapidly expanding province.  ������^*(^*^*_"**  SECHEil JEWELLERS  GUARANTEED  WATCH & JEWELRY  REPAIRS  885-2421  STEAM CLEANING  AUTOMOTIVE UNKRCOATUK  COMPLETE CAR CLEANUPS  UPHOLSTERY CLEANING ��� CAR WASH  CUT POLISH ��� SIMONIZE  FOR ESTIMATES AND APPOINTMENT  Phone 886-2784  ESSLEM0NT EQUIPMENT SERVICES LTD  Peninsula  PHOTOGRAPHERS  <1$    *    WEDDINGS      .  '*?\ *    PORTRAITS  *   PASSPORTS  *    COMMERCIAL  C. Abernethy, 886-7374 or 886-7215  FOR ALL YOUR FL0ORCOVERIMG NEE_��  CALLON  ries  FLOOR COVERINGS Ltd.  1659 Sunshine Coast Highway at Wyngaert Road, Gibsons  Phone 886-7112  ��� CARPETS ��� TILES ���LINOLEUMS  We Feature a Large Selection of Drapes  Services  j�� Let The People Proue Thee, O God  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's  Ifon-lQg Senric* U:lf  Sunday School, 11 a.m.  41b Sunday: 8 _t.ni., CVwrnrHinlon  Breakfast  St Aldan's  Sunday School, 9:30 ajn.  Morning Service 9:30  1st, 2nd & 5th Sundays  2:30 p.m., 3rd Sunday  11:15 a.m., 4th Sunday  UNITED  Gibsons United ChnrcCr  "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 Servic,  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member  P.A.O.C.  Phone 886-7107  Highway and Martin Road  Sunday  School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Service. 7:00 p.m.  Wed., Bible Study, 7:30 p.m.  Fri., Accent on Youth, 7:30 p.m.  Pastor G. W. Foster  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  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 Coast News, Dec. 1, 1971.  ACCOUNTING  & BOOKKEEPING  SERVICES AVAILABLE  Ph. 112-682-7668 after 6 p.m.  DATSUN  GENUINE PARTS  REPAIRS & SERVICE  Solnik Service Station  LTD.  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Recommendations include:  Cyclists riding without lights  at night be subject to fines ranging up to $25. AM* bicycles sold  in the province after January 1,  1973, be equipped with built-in  headlamps, approved reflectors,  and highly reflective material  on front forks and rear fenders.  Drivers' licences be required for  bike riders, and all bicycles be  si-bjept to an annual inspection  of mechanical condition.  Municipalities would be re-  ihicfe traffic.  quested to develop ways of separating bicycles and motor ve-  Bicycle drivers should be expected to make uniform signals  when turning and would be prevented from making U-turns,  ���the report ���recommends. The re-,  port says that some 90 percent  of cyclists ride attnight at least  occasionally, but only 20 percent  have their cycles equipped with  lights.  Council authorities commented  that the bicycle accident survey  showed that many of the school  age cyclists involved in mishaps  were riding on the left side of  the road or commit other errors  that in fact are against the law.  Provincial job  program outlined  Local job registries are being  established i n communities  throughout the province to assist in matching job seekers with  available work under the provincial government's Job Opportunities Program, Municipal Affairs Minister Dan Campbell has  announced.  Job seekers and employers in  this area will be 'able to call for  information on both jobs available under the program and the  eligible people looking for work.  Phone numbers for this; area are  299-9131 or 681-7395: in Vancouver..:  Under the Job Opportunities  Program, persons 'who have  been on social assistance for  three morihs and residents of  British Columbia for a year can  be hired in new jobs lasting  eight weeks or longer and the  government will reimburse employers 50 percent of the wages  or salaries and fringe benefits.  Eligible job seekers who apply  to the government will be issued  Certificates of Opportunity which  they can show to potential employers as proof of their eligibility under the program.  The job registries will be.in  operation in most centres by  Nov. 18. Mr. Campbell stressed  that the registries are not employment agencies. There will  be no recommending of people  for particular jdbs.  Mr. Campbell said the job  registries and central numbers  are being set up in local areas  to simplify procedures. The registries will- be coordinating  bodies, working closely with various departments of the provincial government, plus .the federal departments of Canada Manpower and Indian Affairs.  RfflTTB-M  ExteastY* medical research brings hope of  surer recovery to minions  of people throughout the  world who suffer from  tabercnlosis i  tory disease.  Christmas Seals help support your TB associations'  war on TB and RD. Its a  matter of life and breath.  FEENEY PROMOTED  The latest copy of the B.C. Tel  News reports F. O. Feeney, formerly installations and repair  foreman at Prince George, is  now serviilce centrfe foreman.  Mr. Feeney, a former mayor of  Gibsons whole employed by B.C.  Telephones moved to Prince  George in midsummer of 1969.  HANDMADE GUTS  for CHRISTMAS GIVING  PHONE 886-7577  and give your order  for ponchos, tarns, poodles  and other novelties  .  FOR WINTER?  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PIERRE, MP  COAST-CHILCOTIN  UNITED NATIONS* New York���  For lo, more than three years,  I have contrived to provide one  newspaper column per week  with interruptions only at CTirist-  mas, Easter and summer recesses. During a month at the United Nations.- interrupted by a  three day visit to Sechelt and  Powell River, I seemi to have  fallen into sin, error and sloth  arid for two weeks the ten Coast  Clulcotin newspapers which regularly print the column have had  to leave the space blank for  autographs.  The lack of complaint has been  overwhelming, but let us not  dwell upon that. Print is one of  the best links: between an MP  and his home country and such  links should not be broken carelessly.  I can only say there have been  distractions here, namely adjusting to the United Nations. The  UN has just* enough _a_ni_ar_ty to  a Parliament to be deceptive. In  fact, it is quite different.   .  The similarities are- easily  seen. As in Parliament, where  it is said that much of the work  is done behind the curtains, so  at the UN many decisions are  made in the corridors rather  than in formal sessions.  As in Parliament, the major  proportion of the work is- done  in committee. And! the plenary  sessions of the General Assembly resemble the House of C___V  monsuin that, often if not regularly, -the speeches made there  are mere matters of form, a confirmation of work already done  in committee or in private negotiations. ���������'" V  Also,   as   in   Parliament,   no ;  matter   how   heated   argument  may become in public sessions  there is a high level of courtesy:  and     friendliness     maintained",  among all parties in private. Bu.  the differences between the two  institutions' are more striking.  Parliaments   contain   governments, with power to initiate and,  usually, the voting strength :td;  make their decisions law.  There is no UN government.  There is little likelihood that  there will be one for the foreseeable future. The Security Council has some of the attributes of  a* cabinet, but since a single negative vote can paralyze it. Thus'  on matters most requiring decision, disputes between great  powers, the Security Council can  seldom if ever make a dacisiori.  The General Assembly passes  reso-utions, but it does not have  The Village df Gibsons is growing more qiyckly  each year. I believe that during this time of growth  our Village affairs should be administered in an  objective manner.  You, as a voter, have the right to expect honesty and dedication from your mayor. I can also  offer the experience I have gained in the pa^t  five continuous years of service on Council. It has  been my privilege to serve on many council committees and to act as chairman on several. I am  wjlling to devote whatever amount of time may  be necessary to do the best possible job, and I  will in no way profit personally from any of the  privileged information which is available to elected officials.  Vote I Ken Goddard | X I For Mayor  Coast News, Dec. 1, 1971.  executive power. And the power  of the UN's civil service, the  Secretariat headed by U Thant  'has today far less freedom of  action than it did under Dag  Hamimarskjold.  There is today even less voting than/ formerly. The new magic word is consensus. Much of  the effort of the committees is a  tireless search for endless proliferation of compromises among  opposing points of view. 'Hie  more the compromise, the weaker a resolution is apt to become.  Many of the consensus decisions  therefore emerge as nothing  much more than expressions of  fai-th in motherhood and some  delegations will make the reservation that even this must be  Carpet  and Insulation  Wall to wall carpet performs  a dual role as both heat and  sound insulation. Cold drafts  caramon to most hard surface  floors are cut down, or removed  and rooms become warmer.  Heating costs accordingly are  flowered.  The performance of cairpet in  the field Of sound insulation is  of prime importance. First the  various noises of foot traffic are  muffled, and if laying space is  occupied below the traffic area,  carpet is considered an essen-  ial. Sound engineers have found  that carpet efficiently reduces  echo and modulates ail sound  within a room. Builders using  carpet because of its beauty and  practical performance underfoot, have also been able to eliminate other types of sound-insulating materials such as perforated ceiling tiles1, etc.  We have supplied and _nsia_-  led carpet in theatres, churches,  auditoriums, as well as in homes  Some of these installations include partial wall areas.  Burritt Bros.  Sixty-five years  serving   the   lower   mail-land.  Sales, Service, Cleaning.  Ed Burritt, Gower Pt., 88,-2453  (Advt.)  applicable only to women.  Thus the UN, with its 131 member states, is only to some extent a Parliament of Man, nor  does it remotely resemble a  world government. But except  for any who prefer fighting to  talking, it is the best operation  that the nations' of today could  devise. Its agencies do immense  humanitarian and development  work in the poorer regions of the  world.  For  all   that   it   began  with  mere talk, the UN has devised  treaties on partial disarmament,  peaceful uses of outer space and  other forms of international  agreements. It does not have the  prower to enforce these agreements. They come into force  only as individual nations sign  tihem. The important thing is  that nations do sign' and slowly  that invisible force called world  public opinion imposes restraints  upon even the mightiest of nations.  SAY AH ��� instructs Dr. Alan MacNeill, personal physician to  Skana the killer whale at the Vancouver Aquarium during one of  her regular medical checkups. Dr. MacNeill says Skana and her  pooimate, Hyak, a male killer whale, are his favorite patients of  the more than 8,000 aquatic residents of the world-famous aquarium. The doctor pronounced Skana to be in perfect health. Each  day She is given 1,500 milligrams of Vitamin C; 6,000 milligrams  of Vitamin D; 200 milligrams of Vitamin E and 15 capsules of  Geviral along with 130 pounds of fresh herring to keep her that  way. ..���������"������  Moved To The J. HARVEY Co. Building  IN FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS  For All Occasions  886-2325  SALE  PLANTS FOR XMAS GIVING  Exclusive Qift Lines  YOU ARE INVITED TO OUR ANNUAL  open house  TURD A Y DEC. 4th  For The Ladies - DOOR PRIZES  iimmmmmmmmmmm^jzmmzsmsgM 6       Coast News, Dec. 1, 1971.  Soames Pt.  park offer  A move to reserve Soames  Point land for a public park and  picnic site has been placed before the Regional District board  and Gibsons mutnicipal council.  The move promoted by. J. G.  Warn of Sechelt Agencies Limited was placed before both muni-  cipai bodies last week and both-  showed interest.  To obtain government advice  on the matter, Mr. Warn has  written R. H. Ahrems of the provincial department of recreation'  and conservation for procedure  to get the government help in reserving this land. The letter in  part said:  "This property is approximately three acres of upland with  over 400 feet of shoreline between Langdale and Gibsons. It  constitutes the only beach in the  area comparatively uneracumber- .  ed with residences.  "There is not, at present, a  beach close to Gibsons, short of  Roberts Creek picnic grounds,  where people going to the beach  can park a car ��� except on the  roadside or where they "can, in  any numbers have a picnic other  than on the beach itself.  The site has room for parking,  picnicking and safe swimming  from a good beach. The beach  ds on a promontory exposed to  the sun for the full extent of  the day. _-  "I have been closely involved  with this property, since albout  five years ago when I instigated  and was a party to a lease to  prevent a very poor plan of subdivision being executed.  "Landwest Development Ltd.  subsequently bought the property and honored my interest with  a block of shares. At this point  I could see my efforts being to  Utile purpose since some form of  subdivision then seemed inevitable. However, the company has  now put the property back on  the market for $105,000. I am a  real estate salesman and I have  asked1 for and obtained a commitment of a listing for at least  two months to promote the use  of this land for park purposes.  "Would you kindly tell me  what kind of submission and  from whom it would be necessary to get the government to  give purchase of this land serious consideration?  ���JACK WARN.  CURLNG ON TV  The 1971  CBC  Championship  Oua_ing  series  begins  on  CBC  television Saturday, Dec. 4 at 3"  p.m. in color and continues on  a weekly basis until March.  WANTED  Used farnltai. or what  have yon  ALS USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER    ���  BOTTLES  Gibsons ��� 886-2812  Modern Aladdius Ga^e  For Real Estate on the  Sunshine Coast  K. CROSBY  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons ��� 886-2481  (By LILLIAN PRICE)  Walking into John Harvey's  new location on Gower Point  Road, on a dull, wet, blustery  day is like stepping right into  Alladidin's Cave. Hundreds of  beaut-fuily cut crystal pieces,  sparkling and reflecting the  many bright lights, vividly colored, and most realistic artifii-  cial flowers arranged in casual  artistic displays; a large selection of ornamental and useful  gifts in glass, wood:, leather and  wrought iron, from all partis of  the world.    ���  Here and there, lamps of many  styles and textures mingling with  modern furnishings', television  sets and radios. One could  browse for an hour or more, and  still enjoy the handiwork of the  many crafts. In addition, a  watch and jewelry section has  been added, covering a wide  range, from costume jewelry to  first class diamonds. *  Talking to John, in the short  periods between customers j.: it  was easy to see why he has been  so successful. He is a most^ded-  icated, ambitici'us and. de��e__nin-  ed man. Dedicated to his business, ambitious for the future,  and determined to sell his products at prices' competitivewith  the large d��part_ne_ital stores  on the mainland. ,';,,'  The new premises, which  were formerly owned by the Jay-  Bee Fu_m_ture Co., will certainly  give him the extra s_Jace to expand and diversify.  .To run a successful business,  one needs to have a reliable  staff, interested in their work  and products. John talked1 about  his employees most enthusiastically, and spoke at length of their  merits and abilities.  Mrs. Mary (Granny) Stenner,  attends to the office work and  looks after the watch and jewelry section. She has worked' with  John for many years', formerly  at the Funeral Home in Gibsons,  and is one of the very few qual  ified lady morticians still in  practice in British Ck>I*u_n!b_a.  Flo (Zorriveau, who has been  a member of the staff for oyer  18 months, looks after the general customers. She has.aimost  helpful and friendly manner with  everyone, whether they want a  50c flower or a $40 piece-of crystal. Her experienced fen-owl-edge  of crystal and g_assware, and  there must be almost a thousand  pieces in stock, is a very useful  asset. ��� ���.-���"  Mrs. Mickie Gregory, floral-designer, formerly of Sechelt, is  iri charge: of the M_wer_aine department. Her artistic floral arrangements continue to gladden  the heart of many people in this  areja. All the fresh flowers used  are really and truly fresh. They  are shipped from the wholesalers in Vancouver in special ther-  mo-insuilated boxes by bus and  ferry, reaching Gibsons in two  hours. �����  Last but by no means- least is  Terry  Webb,  20 years  of age.  Terry does all the deMvering,  helps in the store, and makes  hi_m_e_f useful in many ways. He  is training under John's guidance to develop into a first class  salesman and right hand man,  in readiness' for the future expansion of the business. He is a  great hockey fan, and interested  in sports as a whole.  John also has had extensive  f_o_ustry courses both, in Vancouver and h_ the U.S.A. and is a  registered member of the Florist  Transworld Delivery Association  Some personal1 notes on John.  Harvey. Born in Vancouver, rais  ed and educated in North Vancouver. Apprei-hwced: for three  years to a mortician in North  Vancouver. Started to visit Gibsons as a summer visitor 35  years ago. Eighteen years later  purchased the Funeral Home at  Gibsons. Later bought the florist  (business on Seaside Plaza, sell-;  ing the funeral home to Roy and  Dorothy Parkins. He sitilli assists  ithe present owners on mortician  work from time to time.  John's life, ap^rt from his  business, is a busy one. He is a  provincial coroner, a Justice of  the Peace, and an active member of the Kiwanis club. He is a  qualified pilot, but adds, a fair  weather pilot only. Lakes fashing, arid tending his garden.;; He  also breeds1 English seitters as a  hobby. These grateful, shooting  dogs are. not common in Canada, and are very afifectionaite  and loyailt companions.  John runs his own home, does  all the chores and cooking. When  asked if he liked cooking, he  ���said no, and usually has outside  help when entertaining.  As a most eligible bachelor, he  has no immediate plans to  change his status. If he does decide to have a permanent partner, she must be the- outdoor  type, have a pleasing disposition and above a'l, a sense of  humor.  Blake C. Alderson, D.C.  CHIROPRACTOR  Post Office Building, Sechelt  TUES.; WED., THURS., FRL  ltf:30-5:S0  SATURDAY 9:30 - l:H  ���ly:,'��� ���' Phone   ';[.!������[  Office 885-2333���Re*. 88*4*11  THE FACES OF AGE ���Glenda from a young girl (left) to an &? "making its   debut ^Sunday,  T   i ^ x-.,-*'��� ��, t u  i      i  ���"���������    ������������"������_ an  ��� -���'.-cu- ���'-' Dec. 5 at 9 pim. The trick, saiys  Jackson, as Queen Elizabeth I old, lonely woman of 69, in Eliz- ^ beautifuVawa_x_^winmng ac-  of England,   ages dramatically abeth*.R, CBC-TV's six-ipart ser-. .tress, is all in the makeup.  ���''mi'ii"^"  2^ ~ ���?���____-.  ���_v  ��_��v_H "*  fc\>��%����*��>*����*.��*   .  .\%��i��^s>n   *".^J   .  THIS CHRISTMAS  We'd Like To Help You  To Help  HERE'S HOW: IF YOU DONATE $5.00 TO ONE OF  THE CHRISTMAS CHARITY FUNDS LISTED BELOW,  COAST CABLE VISION WILL PRESENT YOU WITH A  FREE CABLE VISION CONNECTION (or exira outlet)  *     -���     .-^S^"  ;  5 **.��<��SeS!-  t       I  I       1  Note: This Special Christmas  offer applies only on the. Sunshine Coast and only where  Cable Vision Facilities are presently available.  Here is all that is required:  Hand us a cheque or money order in the amount of $5, drawn  in favor of SUNSHINE COAST  LIONS CLUB, or LADIES AUXILIARIES TO ST. MARY'S  HOSPITAL  This SPECIAL CHRISTMAS OFFER will apply only  to provide service-to new subscribers or extensions  on existing installations. (It does NOT cover local  moves or surcharges, etc.)  COAST CABLE VISION  PHONE 885-2444  ->*  We will endeavor to complete all  CHRISTMAS SPECIAL installa-  tions before Christmas, but this  cannot be guaranteed. THIS  SPECIAL XMAS OFFER IS  EFFECTIVE ON NOV. 15 AND  EXPIRES AT 5 P.M., DEC. 18,  1971.  M  -���>  : >ZZZ��$,;C*Z  _>."**.  ��� <*   <rr COAST HEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  Deadline��� Tuesday, noon  4c a word, Minimum 75c  Subsequent Insertions % price  Box Numbers 25c  25c added for bookkeeping on  ads  not  paid one  week  after  Insertion.  Legal ads 25c per count line.  Subscription Rates:  B.C. ~ $4.00  USA and overseas $8.50  East. Canada $5.00  PHONE 886-2622  CONING EVENTS  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons  MOVIES EVERY NIGHT  Phone  886-2827  Dec. 3: L.A. Bazaar and Tea,  Roberts Creek Legion Ha_V 2  p.im.   Admission   50c. '  Dec. 6: Branch 38, O.A.P.O.,  Health Centre, Gibsons, Regular  mie-eting at 2 p.m.  Dec. 3: Gibsons United Church  UCW. Holly Tea and Bazaar,  2 p.m., Gibsons Church Hall  Members of any Oddfellows  Lodge how 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!  HELP WANTB)  DEATHS  GULBRANSEN ��� On Nov 26,  1971, Evelyn Gulbransen of Gibsons, B.C., age 49 years, formerly of Burnaby. Survived by her  loving husband, George, 4 sons,  Larry, vCalgary, Jerry, Racky  and Steve at home; 2 daughters,  Mrs. R. (Marie) Cruice of Gibsons and Mrs. M. (Janice) Weber of Burnalby; 5 grandchildren,  2 (brothers and 4 sisters. Rev. J.  Williamson conducted the service in the Harvey Funeral  Home, November 29. Interment  Seaview Cemetery.  MOULD ��� Passed away in St.  Mary's Hospital on Nov. -24,  George Mould, in his 88th year.  Survived by his wife and son and  his family.               "'.,, '    ���  CARD OF THANKS  Mr. and Mrs. Wallty Berry take  this opportunity of thanking all  their many kind friends for the  gifts, cards and good wishes  sent to them on the occasion of  their Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary. 6  May I express my sincere thanks  to Drs. Crosby, Paetkau and Vos  burgh and the nurses and staff  at St. Mary's Hospital for such  excellent care and attention during my recent illness. Also (heartfelt thanks to so many friends  for kindnesses to myself and' my  wife and a special fthanks to  some wonderful anonymous  blood donors.  ������Jim Drummond.  Sincere thanks to Rev. D. Brown  for his nice service, to the members of the Legion and all those  kind ifriends who sent cards.  This is greatly appreciated by  all of us.  ���Elsie E. Mould.  I wish to convey my sincere  thanks to air my wonderful  friends and neighbors in Gibsons  and Sechelt who sent me cards  and flowers during my recent  stay in hospital. Also to the L.A.  Branch 109 for their lovely gift,  and O.A.P.O. No. 38 and the  W.A. to St Bartholomew's church  ���Mrs A. :Barnes ���"..'���'  INMEMORIAM  EMMERSON ��� In memory of  my father Isaac Emmerson, who  passed away in 1958. Lovingly  remetmbered by his daughter.  Bette  LOST  Small dog, part cocker spaniel,  black with blond ears, Roberts  Creek vicinity. Named Sammy.  Red Collar. Phone 886-7786.  12 ft. wde beam fibreglass Iboait,  Redrod-ifs area. Phone 112-327-  5328.  FOUND  1 black & white cat, long hair,  and 1 large black and white dog,  both, friendly animals. Ph. 886-  9335.  Gold bracelet in Ken's parking  lot Sunday night. Now at Coast  News.  Found on Franklin road, by mail  boxes, 2 keys, one a P.O. key.  Now at Coast News.  Young man to apprentice" on  thoroughbred breeding farm. Apply in 'person. Falaron Farm,  R.R. 2, Gibsons, 886-7729:  TEXAS OIL COMPANY needs  man over 40 for short itrijps surrounding Gibsons. Contact customers. We train. Write S. E.  Dickerson, Pres., Southwestern.  Petroleum Canada Ltd., P.O.  Box 789, Ft. Worth, Texas.  Female   clerk. * Apply   Bank. of  Montreal, Gibsons.  \  WORK WANTB)  Sat. housework wanted Iby two  teenage girls, separately, or together. Phone 886-7292. ,y  OIL STOVES  Cleaned and Serviced  Phone 886-2834  Auto simonizing, complete, $16,95  By appointment only. Call 886-  9692.   Backtioe available for drainage  ditches, water lines, etc. Phone  886-9579.  Dressmaking and alterations..  Phone 886-7589. Mrs. N. McKenzie,  1631 Marine Dr., Gibsons..  We provide a complete tree service for the Sunshine Coast.  AM work insured and guaranteed to your satisfaction.  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES  __   885-2109  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 SALE  1 Enteriprise oil heater, used 1  year, $50. 1 table elec. rangette,  $10. Phone 886-)2805.       '  Oil space heater with barrel and  line. Can be seen working. Ph.  885-9737.  Moffat .gas range, propane, 30"  top, fully automatic own, clean,  excele_nt condition, $75. Phone  886-2584;, ���  2 wn1a__S^*l3^  or Valiant, with or without summer tores. 886-7730.  8 ft. showcase, best offer. See at  Henry's Bakery, Sunnycrest. Ph.  886-7441. .  \  1 used crib and mattress, $10.  Playpen $3. Phone 886^2427.  4x8 pool table, highest offer until Dec. 9th. Cues and snooker  balls. 886-9392. H. O. Hincks.  QUALITY FARM SUPPLY  Crushed oats $1.95  Lay mash 2.35  Pig mash 2.30  Valley Hay $1 bale  Washington Alfalfa  Apologies for wrong number.  Correct phone  No.   is   886-7527.  Hours, 9-6 Tues thru Sat.  Closed Sun., and Mon.'  Barn is now being remodelled  for improved service  Phone 886^7527  Pratt Road Gibsons  Crib, cuddle seat and car seat.  Phone 886-2704.  1 quarter horse type mare. Well  schooled.  Phone 886-9880.  Beatty ironer, portable stand  unit Ideal for motel-hotel use.  Good condition. Phone 886-2861.  Four piece children's playground  set; also child-s car seat. Ph.  886-7160.  Combination' range and 20,000  BTU heater, natural gas, easily  ���converted to propane. $75. Ph.  886-2994.  Good local hay $1 per bale delivered load'lots. Phone 112-946-  6568.  PROPANE SALES & SERVICE  Winston Robinson  886-7226  FLOWERING SHRUBS &  EVERGREENS  PEAT MOSS & LIME  CREEKSIDE  GREENHOUSES  Reed  Rd., Gibsons,   886-2421  IF IT'S SUITS - IT'S MORGANS  885-9330. Sechelt  KNIGHT Mobile home, 2 bedrooms, with air conditioning, 10  x 46. Phone 886-2728.  AVON  Gibsons Representative  Mrs.   Inge  Harrison,  886-2967  MISC. m SALE goiifd)  12' x 65' mobile home, with tip;  out, 2 bedrooms* only 2 years  oM: Phone 886-7187.  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 Sales. Pb  885-9713, Sechelt.  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE  WANTED  Well kept 16 ft. clinker cabin  boat with inboard. Also wood  stove. Write details, W. Oliver,  6930 Adair St., Burnaby 2, B.C.  2 bedroom mobile home, good  condition. Phone 886-9386.  Timber,   any   quantity,   fir   or  hemlock. Phone 886-9670.  CARS/TRUCKS FOR SALE  '61 Cadillac, licensed, in running  condition. Needs brakes. Best ol-  fer. Pihone 886-7059 after 6 p.m.  '65 Ford Econoline, trade for  small car, good condition. Ph.  886-2467. ,  1968 Mustang fastback 302, 4 bbl.  chrome reverse wheels. HD suspension, low mileage, excellent  condition.  Phone 886-2994.  BOATS FOR SAU  For complete information on  Marine, Industrial and Liability  insurance; claims and adjustments, contact Captain ,W; Y.  Higgs, Marine Consultant*, Box  339, Gibsons. Phones 886-9544  and 885-9425.  PETS  Good home wanted for Scotty  dog, also 1 male kitten. Phone  886-2163.  Standard poodle, male, $50 or  best offer. Phone 886-2546.  Poodle clipping and bathing in  your home or mine, at reasonable rates. Also poodle puppies.  Phone 885-9797.  LIVESTOCK  1 good milking nanny goat, has  been bred this fall $60. Phone  886-7285.    ANNOUNCEMENTS  Are you living with an alcoholic?  For help call Al-Anon at 886-  2343, 886-7235, 885-S409. Meetings St. Aidan's Hall, Wed., 8  p.m.  Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  885-9534,    886-99014   or   885-9327,  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.  COMPRESS�� AIR  FIRE EXTINGUISHERS  RECHARGED  Skindivers available  for salvage work  Marine Hardware  Fibreglass, paint, rope, canvas  WALT NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.  Gibsons, 886-9303  mas  Firewood ��� Alder $20 a cord,  $10 y2 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 Lumo  . Drumheller Egg  Heatglow Briquettes  PRATT ROAD  AUTO WRECKERS  Phone 886-9535  CONSTRUCTION  GULF BUILDING S-PPUES  Sechelt   Phone 885-228?  Everything tor your  ouildine ����eeds  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.  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Real Estate & Insurance  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C.  Ph. 886-2481  One Bedroom, stucco house on  view lot in Gibsons Vdllagie, part  ���fi-iasement, auto oil heat, fireplace,  sun porch.   F.P.   $12,900,  terms. ". -*  886-2481  Abbs Road: What a view from  this 2 bedroom part; basement  post & beam home, w-w carpet,  acorn fireplace, sun' deck* car  port, blacktop driveway, nicely  landscaped. F1P. $22,000, terms.  886-2481  Gower Point Road: A real family home on this 75 ft; lot. Large  liviiiig room with fireplace, hardwood floors, vanity bathroom,  sundeck and carport. Full basement with fireshed, rec. room.  F.P. $26,300, good mortgage  iterms.  886-2481  Good sized lot on highway near  Oldershaw Road, $3,500.  Beach Ave., 50 x 150, ready  to build, $4,500; 75 x 400 partly  cleared, $5,900.  Langdale view lot, easy -to  clear, all services $3,850.  Waterfront: Roberts Creek,  with- 2 year round liveabLe. 2  bdrm. houses. Excellent revenue  investment, level 68 foot. .F.P.  $37,500. Some terms.  886-2481  Hopkins Landing: On Marine  Drive, chanming cottage on two  lots running up to North Road.  Wei built, would be worth fixing up. Contains living room,  sun room, kitchen, bathroom and  bedroom. Some interesting furniture and china involved in  sale. Our sign on, look for Rose-  heath. F.P. $12,000 (try your offers). , ..,. ;���;���;'���  "Cornerstone":   Gibsons most  desired   corner   complete   with  two DUPLEXES, overlooking the  Harlbor, with immaculately kept  grounds with fruit trees and pa-  ios, and outside storage sheds,  for every unit. Two-units, 2 bedroom   and   fireplaces,   electric  heat, all very modern. This is a  revenue' property and sound in-  il#fsiment. Details on request and  .-viewing by appointment only.  886-2481  Acreage:  2% acres with view $4,700  4Vz acres, Chamberlin Rd. $7,500  5 acres Chaster Rd. $8,500  1.68 acres Veterans Rd. $6,600  2 acres Chaster Rd. $4,O0Q  15.8 acres on highway $22,500  9% acres Orange Rd. $13,750  Jade White ��� 886-2935  Ken Crosby ��� 886-2098  Jay Visser ��� 885-2300  FDR RENT  Out of Gibsons village, 4 bedroom A-O heated home, -partially  furnished, fireplace, $125 month.  Call [evenings 886-2681.  3: room furnished cottage on  beach. $75 per month. Ph. 886-  7019.   ...v .  2y bedroom waterfront cottage.  Semi-furnished. Sorry, no dogs.  Available Dec. 1. Phone 886-2887  Fully furnished 1 bedroom suite,  garage included, close to shopping Centre. Phone 886i2688.  8 ft. camper, sleeips 4. Irnmacu-  late: condition. Phone 886-2822.  I__irgev-eement block bldg, with  overhead track, single ���-, arid 3  phase;pw^r iav^lable. .886-2046.  Mobile Homp Sites  tir Gower Point  '- 500 -1000 ft. from good beach  t area: Each site with view of  the sea. Extra space for those  who like to garden. No rowdyism or dogs  allowed.  The Vernbris  886-2887 or 886-2894  ROOM & BOARD WANTED  Required, board & room in family home, or small suite in home  where some meals can be had.  Box 2053, Coast News.  SHARE YOUR  GOOD HEALTH  BE A BLOOD DONOR  EWART McMYNN REALTY  Phone 886-2248  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C.  Notary Public  Gibsons Village: Large lot (size  .95 ac.) located in Gibsons center. Land is level and has. been  cleared1 and cultivated."''-Ail- facilities available. Sewer, line/now  being laid. A very valuable property with an excellent development potential'. F.P. $7,700.  Terms Vz down with balance at  Roberts Creek Waterfront: Two  waterfront lots, lightly wooded,  and easily cleared.' Both lots are  level and easily cleared, with an  unobstructed view across the  gulf. Easy access off Beach Avenue. A very desirable property  in an area where waterfrontage  is at a premium. F.P. for BOTH  lots $25,000. OFFERS M.L.S:  Roberts Creek: Three BR. house  on one-half acre lot, with 130 ft.  frontage on paved highway, with  some view- Recently and ���completely refiriished. Large living  room an-'a beautiful, well built,  fireplace. A-O heatirig, Elect.  H-W. Owner wishies, immediate  sale. F.P. $16,800 with $4,800 dn.  Rental terms on balance at 9-54%  Gibsons Rural: 2 bed. home in  the country for only $13,000 full  price with good terms or try  your cash offer.  Gibsons, North Rd.: 1 acre:commercial lot with O-T house. Ideal  for rest home, etc. Try your  offer.   ;���'���..     ������ ���: ���  Gibsons Bay area: Possible apartment site. 1 acre with nice 3  bed. home. This could make  good revenue property until developed, y   '-.v. -"X'lx ::X ������.-'���������  HOME WANTED: 2 bed; home  ;iri Gibsons Bay area or"Headlands. Near to the $15,000 range.  Ron McSavaney, 886-9656  Vince Prewer, 886-9359  Wally Peterson, 886-2877  YOU ARE INVITED!  GOLF CLUB  Dec. 1 is the date for your  1972 membership dues.      ���.'  Wed., Dec. 1, 1971 ��� Hospital.  Aux., bsmt, Heath Unit, 1:30  p.m.  Mon., Dec. 6, 1971 ��� O.A.P.  Social meeting, Health Unit, 2:00  p.m.  ,. Roberts Creek: Better 'than 1  ac, level- and close to beach,  school, store, and P.O^Try your  offer near $7,000.  Gower Point: Attractive ' 5  'room W-F cottage on nicely land  scaped lot. The cozy living room  has heatiliator fireplc. Kit. is all  electric and convenient.^ Adjoining dining room. A-oil furn iri-  part bsmt. Attractive terms on  only $28;000/F.P.  In the Village! 4}_ ac. block,  excellent holding property. Easy  terms on $7,500.  Gibsons: Offers to $11,000 are  invited on older 6 room home.  Conveniently located on lovely  view lot. Easy terms available.  Just the place for the retired  couple who enjoy gardening and  still be within walking distance  of all facilities. Terrific view,  too. This immaculate little home  can be had for the low price of  $20,000 ori attractive terms.  K. BUTLB. REALTY LTD.  ALL TYPES  OF INSURANCE  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE   PROPERTY FOR SALE  View lot, Langdale. Phone 886-  9567 or 886-9541.  10 acres on Hanbury Road.  Southern slope, good view. Ph.  .886- 2360 evenings.  Private sale by owner, in Roberts Creek, cozy small unfinished house, with lumber, etc. supplied to finish, on beautiful landscaped acre with stream. Many  building sites for guest cottage  on property. Many attractive  children's houses on property.  Utilities in. Close to beach, park  school, bus line, etc. $16,000 for  all cash. Phone for appointment  to view. 886-7285.  view lots. Good spring water  sii-pply. Gower Point. R. W. Vernon, 886-2887.  (ROBERTS CREEK  'DelLghtfulily near new-, 2 bdrm  cottage, approx 75' waiterfTorit,  low beach, good swimming, has  many extras, b'eautiifulliy landscaped. Patio, fireplace, picture  windows; ideal for summer hideaway. " ��� .--"���"  y ' ���.  112' WrF ��� GIBSONS ���  One of ��� ilthe most magnificent  homes in Gibsons,' truly an executive 'home, with , a spectacular view af Howe Sound, and  sr.ow capped mountains. Co_r_-  pleteily private. W-W throughout  ���must Ibe seen to be appreciated.  '- MUST SELL  WEST SECHELT  180' waterfront, 1.8 acres, low  ; sandy beach, all levefl! land,  . Djeautiful pine trees. Loively post,  & beam 3 bdrm home, completely -furnished. W-W throughouit.  .Comipile,tely modern. A must to  see:  : '���' x- ' ��� x ������ ^:.:.-'  XMAS SHOPPING?  Reasoriably priced large building lots, central Gibsons, on all  services; ensure your cihild's fu-  liire, invest in land, will increase  ���'��� in value.  John L. Black:  886-7244 or 886-  7316. ��� .���.-:-���  MacGREGOR PACIFIC REALTY  EXCLUSIVE AGENTS  Phone 886-7244 C  ._.    John L. Black ��� 886-7316  Lorrie Girard ��� 886-7760  886-7015  Roberts Creek: Twelve acres,  partly cleared, near gblf course  on highway 101. Corner property  zoried R2. Attractive terrris on  $19,500. (1819)  Gibsons: Park like acreage only  minutes from schools and shops.  R2 zone. Two good dwellings and  oubuildinigs, fully fenced, stream  i Excellent for livestock, market  ��� garden, orchard, etc. Terms availableyOii $48,000. (2305)  Gibsons: Six adjoining blocks,  total 29 acres. Excellent soil,  twq streams, dwel_rig. Conven-  iehit location just off Highway  101. Suitable for development as  hobby farm, market: garden or  possibly trout farm Can be subdivided. $37,000, terms.    (2109)  EXCLUSIVE WITH  Agencies Ltd.  ~  Realty & Insurance  Sechelt office 885-2235  C. R. Gathercole, Res..Gibsons  THESE FOOD prices are from  a March 9,, 1937 issue of the  Vancouver Daily Province. Another advertisement priced women's fashion shoes at $2.29 per  pair.  pwB.tiomp  ���*._  : i*gi>i%  i��_-i-~-����MM��wMHH^  f>  *************  '   _i��flf !��II t JM_��. #i *>M�� ^  - BlITTEPtl  Club ltNktft.^41 \m\  Rolled Rib--!&..;��,, 12c  fresli Ht BettttJfcv* fe  t&rk %iimst _W&*^. tic  feal'< $t$#r *.> ��� ��� i y w U  *%' -', ������ ������'-,,-'    '���*<.���' ���",' ���  jjiim m M'liiWi' ' -"' "  % R'Jtmg m&w*, t*:*M  H, i        . [nil * i  ' " '  '1  V $\mUT Salmos StuaVi OES bazaar big sell-out  Basketball  wafer  The OES fall.bazaar was almost a complete sell-but on Saturday. The Roberts Creek Community Hall swarmed with friend  ly buyers from up and down the  coast who filled cars and shopping bags ��� with purchases of all  descriptions, and then sat at the  numerous tea tables to chat and  enjoy their refreshments.  The. Worthy Matron of Mt. Elphinstone' Chapter No. 65,.Mrs.  Lorrie Bryson, and the Worthy  Patron, Mr. E. J. Shaw, were  on hand to greet the visitors.  Mrs. Doris Drummond, P.M.,  opened the tea and Mrs. Ruth  Harrison was the convenor.  The tea tables were gaily decorated with fall flowers and red  berries and flags bearing the  centennial symbol. The rear  stoge wall held silver stars and  was framed with greenery from  the woods. ...  The Eastern Star men were  charming iri their various kitchen attire as they washed dishes and attended to other duties  of that nature. Members of Job's  Daughters assisted in serving.  Past Matrons poured.  The door prize, a ceramic covered dish made by "El" of Pender Harbour, was won by Mrs.  Ethel Jure with ticket 29174.  Mrs. Bea Rankin won the crew  el work picture donated by the  Past Matron's Club and W. F.  Clark the gorgeous fruit cake.  Four well-filled food hampers  went to Margo Cumming, Jack  Fisher, J. W. Hill and Mrs. C.  Hilchie.  SOCCER  Division 5 & 6  Cougars  7  Thunderbirds  2  Division 7  Chessmen  0  Warriors  1  PH. Hotspurs  4  Nomads i  0  JIM CRAMER I X  irrtw  For your Director in Area "E  Thursday and Friday, Dec. 2 and 3  6:30 and 8:30  Admission $1.50 GhSldren under 12: 75c  Saf.VSiin.-Mon.  at 8 p_m.  Dec. 4, 5, 6  $^ii^%p^r^^^      'tt.ffj&:-HrtJl:llli?  RESTRICTED ��� Warning, Coarse language and simulated  sex scenes ��� B.C. Censor.  Tues.-Wed., Thurs.  at 8 p.m.  Dec. 7, 8, 9  mmm  Elphinstone Cougars won one  and lost one game in senior boys  basketball* action this week.  Playing Thursday at Argyle in  North Vancouver, the Cougars  fell to their first defeat of the  season by the score of 62 to 47.  The inability to promote a constant attack and frequent lapses  on defence, cost Elphinstone ''  their first defeat in only two  starts.  At Pender Harbour, building a  small' lead in the early minutes  Elphinstone took advantage of a  dejected Pender team and ran  up an impressive score of 63  points  to Pender Harbour's 36-.  The Cougars' top scorers were  Bill Sneddon with 16 and Art  Dew with 10 points. The game,  resembling a rugby match in  the last few minutes, had a total  of 27 personal and three technical fouls. j  Cougars, 2 wins and 1 loss,  will play their next-games at a  (tournament in Pemberton, Saturday, - December 4. Future  games after that are the following (subject to change):  Fri., Dec. 10: Pemberton at  Elphinstone. >  Sat., Dec. 11: Cougars at Max  Cameron.  Fri., Jan! 7, Sat., Jan. 8: First  (annual Cougar Invitational Basketball Tournament with teams  from Caribou Hill, St. Patricks,  Argyle and Elphinstone.  Fri., Jan. 14: Max Cameron at  Eliphinstone.  Fri., Jan. 21: Cougars at Pemberton. -  Sat., Jan. 2: Cougars at Squamish.   ..".,  Fri., Jan. 28: Templeton at Elphinstone.  Fri., and Sat., Feb. 4 and 5:  Senior Boys Tournament at Templeton with teams from Temple--  ton, Elphinstone and North Delta. ':"  Fri., and Sat., Feb! 11 and 12:  Trip to.Okanagan. ,  Fr..; and Sat., Feb. 18 and 19:  Howe Sound Tournament at Pern  berton.  cheque helps  Reporting on operations of the  water system, the Regiona-  board announced a cheque" for  $83,303.68 hais been received  from the Municipal Finance  authority. This represents the  final payment from the authori-  . ty. The cheque is payable Dec:  1, 1971 and the proceeds will be  partially expended on current  capital work and the remainder  invested. ���  The final payment shows that  of $1,500,000 authorized the board  has received a net cash payment  of $1,409,754. The board has paid'  $71,614 into .the Mumoicipal Finance Authority reserve fund and  the. balance of $18,632 is a net  figure represented by exchange  premiums, underwriting discounts, commissions and expenses.  The footings and floor for the  Langdaile pumphouse hatve beeni  poured. The pump and column  have been installed. The bricklayer has started construction  of the walls brit rainy weather  (has slowed1 the work. Some  clearing has been done for the  mains to serve the YMCA subdivision. ������  A 2 inch plastic line which was  part of the old Sechelt system  in Sedlma Park split. A pressure  reducing valve was put in the  line to protect it.  The Selma Park __servbir was  drained and cleaned. Due to the  lack of initial screening and settling large quantities of silt and  gravel had' accumulated. The  screen box at the intake appears  to have improved the situation  a great deal.  The interior of the Wilson  Creek pumphouse has been  painted. The other pumphouses  halve been winterized.  Mental phases  are outlined  A HOLLY TEA  Friday afternoon, Dec. 3, from  2 to 4 p.m., the annual U.C.W.  Holly Tea will be held, in Gibsons United Church hall. Look  for that different gift for that  special person. Lovely packaged  home-made candy, home baking  for all, novelties and enjoy a  chat with your friends and  neighbors with a cup of ,tea.  ftALUET LESSONS  R.A.D. METHOD  ROBERTS CREEK  For information phone  886 9522  ..Outlining,five phases of men-  ,-,^;tel-h>^th^Gep]^e.,Kenwobd,,ex-.  < cu ecutive ^di^tor ^of ;4he- B.C.;  branch, Ca-iadiair Mental Health  association, delved into mental  health and the family situation  at the public meeting in Elphinstone school, Wednesday evening  of last week:  The five phases were obsessions,, depression, anxiety, phobias and disassociation leading  to amnesia. Developingthe family ilife theme, he said marriage  was not all aglow and as a result  some early marriages were unable to cope with children. Too  many romantic notions were available leaving some people unhappy because they are .unable  'to face reality.-,'";���'.���  Every other Canadian hospital  bed is occupied by a mental case  and he forecast that one out of  every six persons will spend  some time in psychiatric treat-  rAJHIC N NEWS  NEXT WEEK ��� WATERLOO  After defrosting, cevar freezeri  : shelves and bottom with swan film, j  | Won't stick to freexer or frost, and)  | you discard it next defrosting time.,'  TASELLA SHOWS  FOR YOUR YARDGOODS ��� Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-9331  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. 886-9852  For All Your SEWING NEEDS, SIMPLICITY PATTERNS  D. G. DOUGLAS VARIETY & PAINTS  McCall's Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies  Sunnycrest Plaza, Gibsons ���Ph. 886-2615  ments. There were, he said, one-  million children in various-mental states and this province  could only handle 1,500 of them.  He maintained the total daily  cost of mental illness in Canada  ran about $2,000,000. As a result  efforts are now being turned toward preventative measures.  When grandma was living with  the family, as she did in past  eras, .things were much easier  than they are in this technological age. Family discipline was a  necessity.  Today's rapid communications  via- TV and other. means upset  many people. Young people today, he said, have a tremendous  amount of intellect but are not  able to handle today's situations.  Baha'i Faith  Informal Discussions  Tuesdays, 8 p.m.  886-2078  For Dec. 3 and 4  uoff  f anything in the store  WALTNYGREN^  886-9303  MUST BE SOLD  1 bdrm. neat stucco house with view of harbor, treed  yard, fireplace, part bsmt. Porch, close to shopping and  transportation. FP. $12-900 ��� Terms arranged  K. Crosby - Charles English Ltd. - 886-2481  Due fo ihe tremendous response last week  Ram-Hill Motors Ltd.  WIU BE HERE AGAIN  Friday, December 3  at CHESS ENTERPRISES LTD.  GIBSONS  Ask for Richard Snyder, the TOYOTA man  Kinsnim  of Gibsons & District  iVeti? 1^  (CAMP ELPHINSTONE)  9 p.m. -2p.nv  .���������'���...        Y      ��� '��� !  Dance the Hew Year m wim the IM^M MtKHAJ^  Dress Optional' Refreshments Available      1 $15 couple  Tickets Available from any Kinsman  *0^0*0*0*0*0+0*m*i0*0*0*0*0*0M0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*mn0*0  WINSTON ROMNSON  announces the starting  of a new business  *W. ROBINSON Propane  Sales and Service  SPECIALIZING IN INSTALLING, REPAIRING  AND SELLING PROPANE APPLIANCES  - WATER TANKS, FURNACES, HEATERS and STOVES -  886-7226  Sunshine Coast Highway, Gibsons'  KEEP THIS COUPON !  It is worth $3.00 on a propane service cat!  until Dec. 31, 1971 CROSSWORD PUZZLE  Coast News, Dec. 1, 1971.       &  ^iHiiHBiwgaawnHiMiHHiHHmBnffii  f     ACROSS  Su Kind of  dollar  B.Jo-ter��  9. Army rank  10. Not asleep  iS.'Easy  money (si.)  S8.Weavers���  reeds  24. Term off  respect  IB. Expression  off disgust  17. Suffix:  small  18. Specter  30. Part of a  ship    ..���':.�����������������'  ��i Motor  adjustment  27, Bury  29. Trunk  SO. Kitchen  vessel  Sf.CLrcum.  stance'  S3.Pittcli  85. U.S.  humorist  98. Golfer  Hogan  I*. Depot  (abbr.)  42.Rar_objet  d'art  44. Not at all  (dial.)  46. Israel city  47. Turkish  , decree  48. For fear  that  40. Sound  reflection  DOWN  1. New Delhi  gun-tut  2. Open  3. Month ;���..  (abbr.)  4. Parch  (2wds.)  '"'5. .Failure  6. Leather  tool  7. Scottish  Highlander  8. Terrier  9. Weapons  (abbr.)  11. Regional  time  (abbr.)  16. Acquired  18. Napped  19. Disparage  (si.)  20. Knapsack  21. Chem  ical  suffix  22. Letter  (Gr.)-  24. Period  25. American  liner  (abbr.)  26*! Edgar  -   Allan  28. Water  craft  31.Golfer's  pin  34. ���  Oakley ,  35. Exclamation  Today's Answer  ________   HHBE  ____a_3ii- SBgag  __________   HDBQDB  ______   ______   -OKD  |  .       __________     ������'���������  ________   BHPinEB  HSSC-D   HB0EH  ____________   HBBE  _a__________���r_,  OBH   EBIB   BOB  __________   QEDQK  B___-__a -OHaa-c  ________   _GC_C3H  36.  %  controls     1  37. Indian  SO.-raiuaanilti  40. Fuss  .41. Fear  43. Suppositions  45. Grampus  After you've read this paper and digested the home town  news you're ready for the world. For that, you need a  second newspaper, with first-hand coverage of national  and world affairs. Th^Chris^ivScience Monitor.  Why the Monitor? Twenty-six correspondents around  the globe. Nine reporters watching Washington. Pulitzer  Prize winning news coverage. Award winning features.  And, according to an independent poll of1800 newspapermen, the "most fair" reporting in the U.S.  For fresh insight into your world; send us the coupon.,  Please send me the Monitor for the introductory term of 4  months for $10.00. If I am not satisfied, you will refund the balance of my subscription. : ' -  ��� Check/money order enclosed.   D Bill me later.  Name!��� ������-!   ."���:��� : ~  .State.  _Zip.  PB19  Street-   .   City��� ������   The Christian Science monitor  Box 125, Astor Station, Boston, Massachusetts 02123  A. J. WIREN (right) of Gilbsons, received an award for general  proficiency at the annual awairds1 banquet of the Western College  of Veterinary Medicine, Universityr of asbatcihewan, Saskatoon.  Here, Dr. D. L. T. Smith, dean off tihe colege, presents him with a  $350 undergraduate scHolarsihip, proyiided by the University.. Mr.  Wiren, who is in second year in the college, receLved the award on  the basis of his first-yeair performance.  Yuccas are striking plants  One of the most striking plants  of the lily fatai-l^and!one fie-'  quehtly used in the modern land- 5  scaping is the yucca, often plant-;  ed in--association with  shrubs.  There are two. very hardy yuccas -that will grow in most of  Canada,    the   Adam's   Needle,  (Yucca   filamentosa)   and   the  Spanish Bayonet (Yucca glauca)  a native species.  The Adam's Needle is very  much hardier than usually supposed, projbably because of its  cactus-like appearance that suggests hot, arid desert regions.  The rosette of stiff leaves is reason enough for its being called  Adam's Needle or sometimes the  Bayonet plant/The loose fibrous  plants with similar habit, yuccas  make a fine choice for planting  by themselves, where accent is  desired ���, for example, on either side of a drive entrance,  in a small group at the turning  of a sunny path, against a planting of evergreens, or even in  several spots in the center, section of a perennial border.  They may also ibe planted near  terraces that are above ground  level   or  terraces   that  do  not  have   much  traffic   where   the  spiny-tipped leaves would not be  a constant hazard; or as a group  against a blank wall. They also  seem to thrive in smoky townsi  so:inay be able to withstand the:  polluted atmosphere of industrial  cities better than most plants.  .   The cultivation^ of yuccas  isi  . quite   simple.   Choose   a   well ���;'  drained location in full sun;  if  the  soil is heavy  add  strawy  manure or peat moss and dig  good   deep   holes   for   planting  with added drainage if needed.;  In areas where they grow na-;  .strands of some species, attached1 to the leaf .edges,  are perhaps a reminder that a number  of plants in the lily family furnish fibres of economic impor- .  tance. The leaves remain  dull  green in.winter and attract attention   when   they   are   partly  buried with snow.  '  Flowers   of   this   yucca   are  borne on tall racemes  usually  about three  to four feet high.  They'are showiest in July after  the spectacle of spring-flowering  shrubs, a time when flowers are  extremely' welcome.  The Spanish Bayonet occurs in  a few wild areas on the prairies  in Manitoba, thus it is ruggedly  hardy. It differs from' the Adam's Needle by haying narrower leaves and a short, thick stem  The silvery leaves have fewer  threads arid are bordered by a  thin white margin. The greenish-  white iflowers are , borne on  stems three to five feet high.  Because of their stiff habit and  because there are few hardy  turaly lush and healthy, the location is usually a gentle slope  with stony or well drained soil  in the sun. They suffer more,  than most plants from damp and  wet conditions in fall.or winter.  In spring, cut away the dead  leaves and in the fall, when the  flower buds have faded and the  stems have turned brown, cut  them out.  If you wish to increase the  plant, search around the base of  the old stem for rhizomes; cut  these off and pot them up in  spring in sandy soil. The dwarf  species are best propagated by.  division in April or May. If the  top of the plants have broken  off, you can often root them like  cuttings by inserting them in a  pot of sand and placing them in  a sunny window.  Three less hardy sipecies, but  equally as beautiful if not more  so, are the Spanish Dagger  (Yucca gloriosa), Mound Lily,  (Yucca recurvifolia), arid the  Weakleaf yucca (Yucca flac-  cida).  The Spanish Dagger has long,  stiff, sword-like leaves, grows  from six to nine feet high and  bears large," greenisih-white inflorescences of bell-shaped --owners in August; the Weakleaf yucca is a low growing tufted plant  with a leaves about a foot to 18  inches long. Its creamy white  flowers are borne on stems three  to five feet hgh in July or August. The Mound Lily has very  graceful dark green narrow and  .tapering leaves ; two feet long  -Hid greenish-white . inflorescences about three feet high borne in  August or Sapteinber.  Drop iri and while you wait  we can make a copy for you on  our Xerox of any important document you have.  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2622  CROWHURSTAPPLIAKtt  SBWCE  FAST SERVICE  REASONABLE RATES  ON SMALL APPLIANCES  PHONE 886-77T5  MS37 Marine Drive, Gibsons  1 FREE CARD - 1st three games  LEGION 219  BINGO  ROBERTS CREEK COMMUNITY HALL  Thurs., Dec. 2 and 16  Bring one clipping of this ad for free card  -J  THE  DRIFTWOOD PLAYERS  PRESENT  of the TOREADORS  A 3-act play by Jean Anouiih  GIBSONS UNITED CHURCH HALL ��� 8 p.m.  December 3r 4  Donation $1.25  Not suitable for Children  Fire Alarm Procedure  ALSO IHHAIMOR  To place a Call at Gibsons OR Area covered by the  Gibsons Fire Protection District:  1. Immediately dial phone number 886-2345  2. Wait for someone to answer  3. Give them (A) Location of Fire & Address  (B) Name of Resident Involved  (C> Extent of Involvement  ,   (D) Your Name  4. Ensure everyone is out of the building no  matter how small .he fire is.  5. Dispatch someone or yourself fo nearest  roadway to direct Firemen or RLC.M.P.  VOLUNTEER FIRE SERVICES  ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL  SECHELT, B.C.  BOARD OF TRUSTEES  cordially invites you to attend the opening of  St. Mary's Hospital  35 Bed Addition  on Sunday, December 5th, 1971, at 2 p.m. 10     Coast New,, Dec. 1, 1971.  Mainly about people  4   _   ,__  (By  ED THOMSON)  Casrol Brakstad, Gibsons' self-  appointed wild-life conservation-  its, reports her n_igira*tory brood,  ���mostly mallards, in addition to  her six regulars, plus one Canada goose, 26 Ibdrds in all, have  checked in at this husfoand-and-  wife bird sanctuary.  Twice a year, spring and fall,  ���ducks on the  wing south stop  over a day or so with the Brak-  CHRISTMAS GIFTS  CAMPBELL'S POTTERY PAINTINGS  BATIK BEAD WORK - JEWELRY  HANGINGS OF MACRAME, CERAMICS  and many other articles  of the Sunshine Coast  PRICES REASONABLE  ART GALLERY SHOP  Sechelt  Wed., to Sat., 2 to 4 p.m.  MWMMW'<-'WWWW^^MWMW*#��'��'<M��**''fc^��MW%**0��*%0*#*#%****M**^^M**AMMM'MMMAMMAM**AA''>i  Peninsula Hotel  CABARET  Saturday Dec. 4  9.30 to 1.30 a.m.  Music by PENN KINGS  Pizza will be available  Phone 836-2472 FOR RESERVATIONS  A Great  CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEA  FOR THE FAMILY WITH EVERYTHING  v., *- - k - ���?  *?*&&& -*ftii*>.  ���   '<v        -vCW.      -v.? W. ���'>�����  Great for Shampoos, hand cream, ointment  ��� You'll find many uses  Just $2.89 each plus tax, or SAVE ��� buy four or more  and pay only $2.59 each plus fax  ORDER EARLY WHILE SUPPLY LASTS  MAIL YOUR ORDER AND REMITTANCE TO  G. H. WALKER  Phone 886-7568  BOX 261, SECHELT, B.C.  stads, to rest a spell and get  stocked up on grub before continuing _he_r perilous seasonal  flight to warmer climate. This  year the unexpected arrival of  a Canada goose, along with the  mallards came as a bit of surprise.  Buffeted by the winds and rain  the exhausted goose plfumjped'  down in the centre of their yard.  Carol first became aware of its  presence, just before dark by  the persisibe-nt toarkiaig of their  dog, Jeff. When they went out  to investigate, they found the  dbg gently, nuzzling the storm--  (battered goose. Gathering it up,  they took the stranger- into the  house. Before the warmth of the  fire and after a goodsized bowl  of grain, wheat genm and a judicious nip of good Scotch whisky, the goose quickly recovered  and proceeded to ( make itself  right at home, dozing in front  of the stove alongsidevof Jeff, as,  pally as you please.  In the early morining, just  about the time the dawn flights1  whirr over Gibsons harbor in  grand and orderly array, the  Brakstads took their now fully  recovered visitor outside and  placed it on the projection of the  shed roof for easy takeoff. Here  it perched for several minutes,  then with a joyous flapping of  wings and a loud honking thanks  for everything folks, the Canada  goose rose from the roof and  disappeared in the low hanging  morning mist.  Caime sundown and the broad-  winged visitor was back, announcing its return with a pre--  emptory tapping on the door  with his bill, and, of course, its  pan of food was not long in coming, a nonnmetal container, so as  not to frighten the freeloader  when its bill came in contact  with the rim of the dish. This  procedure has been taking place  at the Brakstads for several  weeks now, come evening time,  no matter how rough the weather, this obviously housebrokeh  Canada goose calls in on Carol  and her husband Lars, to remain  the night with them and their  dog, taking off before sun-tap  each morning.  Quite apparently it ha�� been .,  somebody's pet,% but the Brakstads' heart and hospitality are  amply generous enough to take^  on all comers among their feathered friends from the sky, who  have no hesitation in taking full  advantage of the food and shelter so generously provided toy  the isartctuairy at ihe house by  the Bay.  Movie News  The Ra Expeditions,, award-  winning film account -p_ Thor  HeyerdaM-s* epic voyages in a  paper boat from Africa to the  Americas' will ,come to Gibsons  Twiilight Theatre Thursday and.  Friday. The book version of The  Ra Expeditions is currently high  on the best-seller lists*.  Heyerdahl, famous for his Kon .  Tiki and Aku-Aku adventures,  made the voygaes; with seven  other brave men, a monkey and  a duck to prove that a (boat  made the voyages with seven  rope ��� a copy of those used  thousands of years ag0 ��� could  have carried Egyptians across  the Atlantic to South America  many centuries before Columbus. "   .'..���  His first attempt, through  howling storms and deadly  calms, failed only 500'miles short  of landfall when the boat's stern  section broke up andl sank. His  second attempt succeeded dramatically. Ra H sailed 3,270  miles in 57 days from Safi, Morocco to Barbados in the West Indies.  ���MOvie cameraman for the voyage was Kei Ohara of Japan,  who shot from every conceivable  angle aboard the craft as well as  from a rubber dinghy. He managed to have his camera focus-  sed on every exciting detail of  the voyage ��� raging storms, \  the crisis of a broken steering  oair, shipboard shenanigans,  sharks cruising hungrily around  the tiny craft, near disaster,  'then final triumph.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  DEADLINE, TUESDAY NOON  Phone 886-2622  Lots of snow says Dominic  Lots of show is forecast for  this winter according to; an interview with Dominic Ch__r_ie in  the Pender Haiibouir publication.  Peninsula Voice, ^toward White,  editor.  Here is what the Voice published in its; latest issue:������������:���'.  Dominic Charlie, an 84-year-  old Squamish Indian rioted for  his accurate long range weather  forecasts said we're going to  have ten feet of snow. Mr. Charlie was in Sechelt for the opening of the new administration  hall. -  Dominic has been giving the  weather caTeM study a'l_ his life  and in the last ten. years., visi_s  to his home in North Vancouver  have become a seasonal ritual  for Vancouver newspapers:  It started out as something of  a joke, but it's not that way any  more. Mr. Charlie's' long range  forecasts have fbeeni accurate  about 70% of the time, compared  to 40% for the National Weather  bureau and his advice is: now being sought by some gather sur-,  prising people.  The night before his visit to  Sechelt an official from the Vancouver Airport had called, wanting to know 'how long the Squamish blows.' The; Squamish is a  notorious gale which rises pre-  iodically in Howe Sound. And he  had to hurry home aifter the  ceremony to keep ah. appointment with six meteorologists  from the .Weather Bureau itself,  who, he said, "just wanted to  talk to me." '  Mr. Charlie was laughing  when he set the snowfall estimate at ten feet, but he was ser  ious about the area getting lots  and lots of snow, and warned all  present to cut lots of wood.  Buy a  LOMBARD CHAIN SAW  from  NUTS & BOLTS  and receive FREE  1 extra chain (except  Comanco),  1 Buimper spike,  and 1 set Carving Knives  Offer expires Nov. 30, 1971  Head of the wharf  886-2838 ~  NEED TEMPORARY  OFFICE HEIP?  SEC-UETABI--.  OFFICE BBBVICBS  can supply ���lcUled  ���Secretarle-  ���Stenos  ���Copy Typ-rta  ���Receptlonlsts  ���Bookkeepers  By hour, day, week or monthl  Phone 886-7326  Also offer PHONB-IN dlctatloa  & typing- service' same ���day  /      ' delivery ���.  Roberts Creek Legion 219  December 4  Music by MILDEW  8:30 p.m. to ? ? ?  Admission $1.00 per person  I     Did You Know?  m  FIBREGLASS SEPTIC TANKS AJS MAffiE LOCAUY BY  "TRODAN"  / ���_'���:-.. .:������      ��� ��� ���     -'    .   '   ;    .  ���'���>.'"���������'    \ .' ��� ���....-��� ''." ��� ��� . '      X. ���'������..���������.. I ���   ���:  They are light (140 lbs.), easy to handle and comfcntenlly  I packaged. Assembled measurement, 4' x 8' requiring less  | depth in difficult areas.        '  |   Available at your Building & Plumbing Supply Dealers  | or Septic Field Cpfttractors  1 FIBERTRON PRODUCTS  answer your  CHRISTMAS SEAL  LETTER TODAY!  BY  fr  TRODAN"  886-2546  ���!?  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby ^ven to'the elector, of the herein cited El_ECTOItAl_  AREAS, of the Sunshine Coastf Regional D-fetrict, that- a poll has; ibecoime necessary ait  the election now pending and I have granted such/poll for the Electoral Ajreas cited  below; and, further, that the persons duly nominated as candidates for directors -at the  said election, for whom only votes will be received, are:-��� '.������"���  ELECTORAL SURNAME.          OTHER                 TERM OF  AREA                                               NAMES                 OFFICE  OCCUPATION  A           CROSBY                Frederick Owen  \                                 2 years  TYNER                James Harold  Boat Builder  Accountant  C           SLADE                  Hufbert A.     '       2 years  (Elected by Acclamation)  ���i              x                                          *  Retired  E           CRAMER              James Arthur  2 years  WEJST                     Frank  Kamyr/Digester  Operator  Aiccountant  POLLS wil. be open at:  EIECT0RAL ARFA "A" ��� (1)   Egmont Elementary School  (2) Madeira Park Elementary School  (3) Pender Harbour Motel, Garden Bay  ELECTORAL AREA "E" ��� Elphinstone Secondary School Gibsons  on the 11th day of December, 1971. between the hours Iof eight (8:00) o'clock  in the forenoon and eight (8:00) o'clock in the afternoon,  of which every person is hereby required to take notice and govern himself accordingly.  Given under my hand this 30th day of November, 1971.  G. E. Girard,.  Returning Officer  NOTE: Where more than one poll is held in an Electoral Area, an elector may vote  at only one poll. LIST OF ELECTORS USED will Ibe the list for each Electoral  Area concerned as prepared by the Regional Ddstrict. Welcome to the  Floorshlne Coast  HOWE SOUND  JANITOR SERVICE  Specialists in Cleaning  Floor Waxing, Spray buffing  and Window Cleaning  RUG SHAMPOOING  . Phone 886-7131, Gibsons  DUBE CONSTRUCTION  GENERAL BUILDING  and Repair Work  Specializing in Cabinet  and Finishing Work  All Work Guaranteed  Phone 886-2019  GiWORYWm  Experienced Drywall  Acoustic & Textured Ceilings  FREE ESTIMATES  FAST SERVICE  Phone 884-5315  (WHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  Mile west of Gibsons Hiway  Laundromat  Extra Large Lots  And Recreation Area  Parklike Setting  Phone 886-9826  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  ltd.  SCOWS ��� LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moving  :���    & Log Towing     -  Phone 885-9425  FREE   ESTIMATES  A   COMPLETE PLUMBING  Phone 886-7017 or 886-2848  SHOP  ON  WHEELS  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R.R.1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2116  TASEUA SHOP  Ladies ��� Mens ��� Childrens  ''ear ��� Yard Goods ��� Wool  and Staples ��� Bedding  Linens  ial 885-9331 Sechelt. B.C.  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION &  AJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  brt Mellon to Pender Harbour  Used Refrigerators for sale  Phone 886-2231  wrom 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Res.   886-9949  LAND  SURVEYING  ROY A WAGENAAR  SURVEYS ,.  1525 Robson St.  ancouver 5             Pb. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332   C & s  HARDWARE  &  APPLIANCES  Sechelt ��� 885-9713  SUNSHINE COAST  DBP0SA1 SERVICES LTD.  Port MeUon to Ole^s Core  886-2938 885-997S  ill us for your disposal needs  when renovating  or spring cleaning  Containers available  SIM EL50RIC Ud.  LECTRICAL   CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  WW  MFG  & UPHOLSTERY  Custom Boat & Car Tops  Furniture ��� Oar, truck and "boat  seats etc.  FREE ESTIMATES  Samples shown on request  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  WE STOCK FOAM   <  886-7310 886-9819  PENINSUU  ORNAMENTAL IRON  IRON RAILINGS  MISCELLANEOUS  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 886-7029 or 886-7056  NEED TIRES?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on  Highway 101-  Phone 886-270��  STUCCO  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRY  GAMBIER CONSTRUCTION  FRANK FRITSCH  886-9505, Box 522, Gibsons  .  GIBSONS MARINE SERVICE Ltd.  Boat Hauling  Gas, Diesel Repairs, Welding  EVINRUDE SALES  O.M.C. Parts and Service  Phone 886-2891  We pay highest cash prices  for furniture  2nd hand items of all kinds  Second Hand Store  885-2848 anytime  ROBERTS CREEK DRY WALL  Taping and Filling by hand  and Machine  Spraytex Sparkle Ceilings  Free Estimates at any time.  GOOD SERVICE  Phone 886-7193  Phone 886-2808  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES Ltd.  Everything for your building  needs  Free estimates  PARKINSON'S ���EATW6 ltd.  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  CUFFS BOATS  & ACCESSORIES LTD.  BOAT SALES  Pleasure and Commercial  FISHING SUPPLIES  CLIFF OLSEN  Ph. 885-9832 ��� Res. 885-S4M  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 Ltd.  Serving  the  Sunshine  Coast  General Freight from  .    Vancouver to all points    -  Heavy Hauling  Furniture Moving  Warehouses: Gibsons 886-2172  HACK'S NURSERY  Sunshine Coast Highway  Shrubs,  Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping,  Pruning Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  Phone  886-2684  r~5i  LEN WRAV'S TRANSFR lid.  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  EXPERT REPAIRS  ���".���    TO  ��� AUTOMATIC WASHERS  ��� AUTOMATIC DRYERS  ��� DISHWASHERS  Factory Trained on aU Makes  also  VACUUM CLEANERS  NUTS   &   BOLTS  Ph. 886-2838  1 HR.  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&HSWANSONLTD.  READY-MIX CONCRETE  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations  Office in Benner Block  885-9666, Box 172, Sechelt, B.C.  EATON'S BUY-LINE  CALL 886-7515  Gilbsons, B.C;  SECHELT CHAIN SAW CENTRE  LTD.  SALES  &  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  * % mile exercise track  * Bridle trails  Registered blood stock  for sale  R.R. 2, Gibsons  886-7729  *mm<.  M/I CONSTRUCTION  GENERAL &  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  ���.'���. On the Sunshine Coast  Mike Thomas ��� 886-7495  Write Box 709, Gibsons,  B.C.  0CEANSIDE 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 fo 10  7 DAYS A WEEK  SIC0TTE BULLDOZING Ltd  * 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'S MACHINE SWOP  & MARINE SERVICE Ltd.  '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  in Ihe directory  i|J-_HM-lli ii  in  %*~~**_~��_M_H  /a/ w<_r saumr <3u*J ? "  Sr/e  Point of law  (By a Practicing Lawyer  Copyright)  We have received further questions on the notarization of doCr  uments.  An affidavit or statutory declaration is a document, the contents of which, the deponent (the  person signing and swearing)  swears to ibe the truth. It must  toe sworn before a notary public  or commissioner for taking  oaths.  All lawyers are automatically  notaries public. The notary public will ask the following ques*-*  tions: "This is your signature  . ��� you have read and understood  this document, and do you swear  if to be true, so help you Godl?"  If the deponent answers yes, the  official will affix his signature"  and often, as .well, a rubber  stamp of his signature for identification. If the document is to  be used outside the province, the  offociai will affix Ms seal which  is an embossed representation  of his name and official title.  Any corretetions, changes pr interlineations require initialling  by the notary. There are special  procedures for blind persons', illiterate persons and persons not  conversant in,, the English, language. Any person objecting on  religious  grounds to this  oath,  ROOFING & FLOORING  CALL STAN HILSTAD  about your roofing or flooring  needs  Gower Pt. Rd. Ph. 886-2923  ROYAL BANK OF CANADA  GIBSONS Branch ��� Ph. 886-2201  SECHELT Branch ��� Ph. 885-2201  HOURS  Gibsons: Mon.'-Thurs..  10 a.m. - 3 p._n.  Fri., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Sechelt: Tues. - Thurs.  10 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Fri., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Sat., 10 a.m. - 3 p.h_.  which is suitable for Christians  and Jews, may make a solemn  affirmation.  How much does this cost? The  usual fee is $1 if the document  is completed. It frequently occurs that all the blanks in the  document have not been filled in  by the deponent. If the notary  has to check and complete the  document he may charge $2 or  $3. Some uncompleted documents  from other provinces or countries may be a little complicated to complete and some contain  more than one affidavit, so the  cost may run up to $5.  Some documents require a  seal: opposite the names of the  person(s) signing. The modern  form of the seal is a small red  wafer stuck to the document before signing, although it could  be the traditional iblob of melted  wax. This is not just a formality  and could mean that under the  document, the person must abide  by the terms of it, but himself  receives no benefits.  Some documents are not being sworn to, that ds*f. the person sighing is not swearing that  anything is a fact, the document  requires only a notarial certifi-.  cafe. This merely authenticates  the authorship of the person  signing and would be typed on  the document and read, for example, "This 9th day of January, 1971, one who represented  himself to me to be John Doe,  appeared before me and identified himself to me to be one and  the same person as the John  Doe mentioned herein ��� Richard  Roe, a notary public in and for  the province of "  Im all cases the completion of  such documents is not a mere  formality and any error or misstatement could have most serious effects at law.  MEETING DATE CHANGE  Because the normal date for  December's meeting of the Regional District board is Dec. 30,  board members at last Thursday's November meeting changed the date to Dec. 16.  HENRY'S  EXPANDING - Thursday - Friday  886-2346 J. HARVEY CO. 886-2346  Free Rose To Ladieii - Door Prizes  4" ,>��**~  :i  " 3e__s3i  v  ^^"***,  *��*fill?  Stereo, AM, FM,  with 2 speakers  -26" Color  $749  .95  95  Stereo & AM, FM  with 2 speakers  Blue-Gray 2 pee. Chesterfield Suite    $199.95  $199  .95  21'-' Color Portable  .95  BELTMORE  Blue 4 cushion Chesterfield 2 pee. Suite $239.95  ;;^  BILTMORE  Colonial Davenport & Chair  LUBY  Green 2 pee. Suite  LUBY  $269.95  $249.95  COSTUME JEWELRY from $1.00 up  Brooches, Pins. Ear Rings  Multi-Stripe 'Ifculon' 2 pee. Suite   $289.95      TIMEX WATCHES - YOLTAIR WATCHES  LUBY  Hid-A-Bed with foam mattress  BROWN TWEED  BORSHOLT  $269.95  DECORATOR WALL CLOCKS  Coffee table & two end tables  Colonial Table by Bassett  Colonial End Table by Bassett  Smoke Glass Coffee Table by Bassett  4 pee. Vic Art Oak Bedroom Suite  Hostess Chain with arms  Hostess Chairs  EASY CREDIT TERMS


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