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Array provincial library,  V:ict:^r.ia:t iBm-C���_.'!.  Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Phone mmm  Volume 24  Number 49, December 22, 1_��71.  10c per copy;  jWertp Cftrtetmag to all  <���*_���_   ��_��     _1     ^_L   **-��_   -I      -*���*.   �����_��.    A     '----  *-���>   *     ^A   ���-��_  -t      ___.   ���_��_ _L    ^__.   ���>_  -I      ___*.    ��-P_    -     ���_____*��.��___���_     _____ ���.��.___    %_4_��      ^  ^*lU^A________________________-_________---__K  ^^P>_i��^��_^'V**^*^��,_?^,P*^"^��5**^,*.^,^^^��K^^^"^��5^,P^^*^--- ���  License bylaw question  When   four   businessmen   appeared  before   Gibsons   council  .< Tuesday night seeking information about the new btosiriess fr  cense taxation.^ Mayor Wally Peterson1   advised   them   he   was  N pleased to see them asking ques-  * tdons. Council, he said, wanted  to get something sensible out of  the situation and needed all the  information it could get.  Appearing  were Dave   Parry  "of   Fabric   House   and   Lome  Smith of the Coin Laundry, both  agencies for Vancouver department stores, Ken Watson of Fun-  "land Arcade and William Murray of Murray's Garden and Pet  Shop.  '"��� The two department store  agencies representatives sought  clarification on their status as  they felt they were being taxed  as-mail order, houses when they  were' merely agencies. When Ato-  botsford rates^were mentioned,  Mr."Parry said that was wholly  department store owned mail oi"-  der houses. Local places were  agencies only.  ���Mr. Watson asked what is a  vending machine? Clerk David  Johnston read out from West  Vancouver's business tax bylaw  its handling of vending machines  which was broken down to five  categories or types of machines  carrying varying rates of taxation. It was also shown that in  some cases a tax was set on  each machine.  Mr. Watson who said he had  machines in action fromi PoweK  River to Pemberton said he had  not bumped into the tax situation  until Gift>sons council presented  it.  Mr. Smith felt that council  should take a careful look at the  situation. When Mr. Parry wanted to know what benefit shop  keepers received from such taxation, Clerk Johnston said' that  it was a controlling factor and if  there were no taxation there  could be n'p control and itinerants could come in and council  could do nothing about them.  Mr. Murray complained about  the numiber of unlicensed gardeners Who sold plants each  spring having an effect on his  business.  Mayor Peterson . said the -bylaw before council was at the  third reading stage,, which when  completed would make it final.  ^However nothing could be done  in this direction until sometime  in January.' In the meantime  council would look into proposals  and see what changes were possible.  Boost permit costs  Water rate argued  "' Maintaining* that  water  rate   ^rapidly a change occurs in ddrec-  negotiations Ibetween the Region^ ,\ tons. Th_s bylaw could Jtake into  ��� lal��� District and West Sechelt __��-    account some of the' extenuating  Ni^w>Ve_uent'vI>i-triict were .a 'poor   ..circumstances,' which it doesn't,  "^ftnmwi'bv board ch*________in, J J."^ future increases.       r     - - " > '"'*  "The Improvement District has  FINE ARTS NIGHT at Elphinstone Secondary School last Thursday saw a wdde variety of talent displayed. Tttie grade eight band  led oflf, playing very well considering some of the members1 had  not played an instrument before this year. They were followed by  the grade nine band (second). A fashion show was given of clothes  made in grade 8, 9,ancf 10 sewing Classes, of which two are shown  (centre). Among many"displays was the display of Macrame from  ���Grades 9 and 10 (bottom).  h*forimed by board chairman,, J.  H. Tyner that if the board's finance committee cannot come up  with'a solution, the improvement  district could bring in its own  recommendations. He added, that  the Ibylaw was now in Victoria  awaiting official approval.  The issue caime up at last  week's Regional Board meeting  when a letter from- the West Sechelt Improvement District objecting to Bylaw 59 arguing that  the bylaw is not a contract to  supply water, but a -bylaw setting rates.  The West Sechelt letter to the  'board follows:  Dear Sirs: The trustees of  West Sechelt -anprovement District feel that the'imposition! of  the above mentioned bylaw (No.  59) is unjust arid unwarranted  We are opposed t0 the Regional  District arbitrarily setting bull-  water rates by bylaw.  Wiheifoer- the Regional District  agrees that there is a contract in  force at the present tiine or not,  does not alter the fact that the  matter is best handled toy contract. We believe the ���establishment of bulk water rates'.by a  negotiated contract to be the  much preferred method, in fact  the only method. Resortng to a  bylaw its the line of; least resis'-  tance, a means to an easy entt-  TM& bylaw: 4s :riot aj bylaw for  the setting of bulk water rates  by the Regional _>_strict genera.-  ly, but one designed spec-fficaily  for setting rates' for water used  by the Improvement; DisMtet  alone since the Regional District  does not sell water, iri bulk to  any other consumer.  We are not opposed to some  increase in the fate structure if  it is deemed necessary. However  we are opposed to the setting of  rates by, bylaw, and we are par-  tdcuarly opposed to section B of  this bylaw. There can "be no justification, for, this section at all.  The Improvement jDistri-t is  paying off debentures for the installation of its .mains arid for  improvements provided to the  source of supply for a further 20  years. (These improvements  halve since been expropriated  along: with all -other assets oif  Se*c-_elt Waterwoiiks1 Ltd.)  The board has a short memory  or could have, depending on how n  notx>efused to negotiate a contract s only asked that negotia-  tion_-be suspended temporarily  due t_- the Regional District experiencing extreme dif-iculty in  maintaining a sufficient supply  during peak demand periods during the past summer. Since these  difficulties "have all been settled  to the satisfaction of the Regional District, the Regional District  absolving themselves of responsibility entirely now or in the  future, it is right to expect that  since these matters have been  settled to their satisfaction' a  contract could be negotiated am*-  iaibly as to terms' and not have  to resort to a bylaw to fix these  rates.  The Regional District conducts  other business of the board by  contract. We therefore request  the board's negotiating coimmit-  tee������������be called upon to negotiate  a contract and that this bylaw be  rescinded.   ' '.,'������'."''  ���JH. Parker, for the West  .Sechelt Waterworks trustees.  Director: Thorold said directors of the West Seehelt Improvement District were not happy over the negotations. Chairman y Tyner replied '���,. there : was  always some reason for delay  and the last meeting was broken  ������of^by West Sechelt directors. If  the \ planning comimittee was not  able to come to an agreement  West Sechelt directors can bring  in their own recommendation,  the chairman added.  BUS FARE INCREASE  Sechelt Motor Transport has  applied to the Public Utilities  Commission for a 10 percent increase in Ibus fares' across the  board. The last increase was obtained from the PUC in 1968.  Since then the company reports  lajbor costs have almost doubled.  ���'*���:'.������ ��� ��� '���'������"  IlllllllllWIIIIIIIIIIIIIiWI  TRUMPETER SWANS SEEN  Gibsons RCMP are asking residents in the area between Port  Mellon and Gibsons to keep an  eye on two trumpeter swans that  have been seen at various points  As these bards are protected,  people with guns are warned to  Jeavelhem-done.  nmimimmmmmnnHtnmfflOTmm  Last week's Regional District  board meeting gave three read1-  ings to a revised building bylaw  amendment changing the rates  for building pern-its.  Reaisons for the changes were  outlined In a report by a special  coinmittee which prepared the  new rates. The special ���committee report was read to the board  by Director H. J. Almond of  .Area E .(Roberts Creek), it fol-  "Under the1 a-uthority of^ tlje  chaifmSh of the Repbnal _3oard  a .special committee, consasting  of the deputy chairman of ithe  planning comirhiittee with responsibility for building inspection  and the chairman of the finance  . commatee, reconsidered the scale  of building permit fees with the  intention to bring these fees into  a somewhat closer relatioivsihip  to the actual costs of the service.  "We were fully aware at all  times that bui'ldling inspection is  a service which ultimately benefits the whole comniunity and  should 'be rightly supported by  general taxation to a certain extent. -  "On the other hand the committee was also mindiful of the  recommendations by the minister   of   municipal   affairs   who  strongy suggested some time ago  that local authorities could and  should relieve the tax burden by  charging more realistic fees for  services provided to individuals.  "In the light of above the committee  came  to  the  coniclus-on  that the greatest di-rect benefit  from building inspection accrues  to the builder, who will became  the   owner   of  a  properly  and  saffefly constructed building. Not  much less benefit wall! go to a  later buyer, who is assured of  a'cquiring    a    sound    structure  which was subject to close, inspection and will conform to all  requirements   of   the   National  Buildling  Code.   The  advantage  to the community at large and  particularly the taxpayers who  do not require the service is only  indirect.  Therefore,   the  cohtr.-'  bution of the builder towardis the  overall cost of the service should  be somewhat more proportionate  to the advantages! gained.  "The present rate structure  for penroits provides only for a  relatively smaller fraction of the  total cost of the service to be recovered fronn the user of the service with a s__bstantial subsidy  provided by general taxation.  "The icommittee recommends  that the schedule of fees be amended to correct the rather unfair distribution of costs without  causing any undue hardship to  the builder. We also believe that  a more realistic and proper fee  above a mere nominal leftrel will  enhance the importance of a  building  inspection' in  the   eye  of the person appliying for a permit." ..���'--  The revised schedules for bu_ld  ing pennits as proposed1 follow:  Single family buildings and ail  structures and installationsc  Mindimum fee $10.00  Up to $15,000 ��� $3 per $1,000  $15,000 to $30,000 - $1.50 per $1000  $30,000 and over - 75c per $1,000  <2om_rieraal, industrial, multiple f__mi_y and other revenue  producing buildings (including  duplexes, apartment houses etc)  cmdrall struKJtures ��� andrinstalla-"  tions:  Minimum fee $10.00.  Up to $15,000 - $5 per $1,000 or  part thereof.  $15,000 to $30,000 - $2.50 per  additional $1,000 or" par�� thereof.  Over $3,000 - $1;25 per additional $1,000 or j>art thereof.  sewer  The department of Indian Affairs has informed the Regional  District board that it is in process of planning a sewage treat:  ment plant for the Sechelt Indian Reserve.  The Indian Affairs department  sought information from the  board at its last meeting as> to  wihether there were any Regional District plans to undertake a  sewage collection and treatment  system for the Sechelt area.  The 'board will inform ttie department it has no such plans  and suggests the matter be referred to the Sechelt council on  the basis that Sechelt might  want to consider a joint facility.  low bid gets  pump tender  The low tender of $19,995 was  accepted by Gibsons council for  installation of a sewage pumping  station at the end of the interception level. The tender was  awarded to Prodec Pump Equipment Lfd. as the lowest of two  tenders.  The recoonmendation of acceptance came from Dayton and  Knight, Gibsons sewage engineers. Council considered both  tenders. The $19,995 tender was  termed (basic. There will be  other costs arising out of the in-  initial  installation.  P.O.  DAYS CLOSED  Gibsons Post Office will be  closed Satiurday (Christmas  Day) Sunday and Monday, and  will also be closed Saturday  (New Year's Day) Sunday arid  Monday with mail being distributed to boxes Monday only.- Coast News, Dec. 22, 1971.  CAPITAL GAINS TAX  Subscription Rates: British Columbia, $4.00 per year, $2.25 foi.  six months;  Eastern Canada $5.00 per year; United States  aw  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.  3 g>tar _��M)0tte 5Bot_jn  The Star shone down on the rolling nils,  And all of Bethlehem stood silent and still.  The air was full of expectance and awe,  For the Holy Child that only shepherds saw.  This story's been told so often before, .  Though we never tire, and keep asking for more.  For the Child that was born, was Jesus Christ,  And his fate was.sealed that Christmas Night.  His life was filled wi*tlh trials and woes,  And He was constantly plagued by his foes.  But His Love, for his people, would always be,  And reach out to us for eternity.  But Christmas is no time to mourn,  But to sing praises to the Child horn,  In a lonely stable far far away,  On a tiny bed of clean fresh hay.  So now that this lovely Season's nigh  Stop, in your great mad rush to buy  The food and drunk and presents galore,  And think niy friends a little more,  Of Love and Peace and a night far away.  When the Child was born on that fateful day.  ��� Weridy Allnutt  A good place to start!  The Family Life movement on the Sunshine Coast, under the  advocacy of the Family Division Committee for this area,-is a pro-  virccially organized unit which works with other community officials* on family life problems.  Expansion of the operations of the committee due 'to stresses  and strains affecting family life has opened a vast field of endeavor  The committee has made arrangements with the School board to  nave night classes covering family problems ��� of .which' there are  many these days.  Just how successtfiul this committee can be depends on the endeavor put into its operation and the endeavor by the people who  require coaxing along toward a (better family life.  Recenty we halve.had three speakers covering the family life  problem. The first from Nana.mo explained the ramifications. of  the fairly large organization set up there to tackle the problem.  The second speaker sipoke on mental aspects of the situation'. The  ���most recent approach to the problem was when Rev. Jim Williamson obtained school board approval for conducting Faimiiiy Night  classes as a night school operation.  It should be interesting to see what can be done Iby a local operation involving people who have family problems and the other  people who have the desire to solve those problems'. The spirit  of the times requires some form of equilibrium in order that it can  take stock of itself. Maybe we can make a start on the Sunshine  Coast.  5-10-20 years ago  FIVE YEARS AGO  Kinsmen Park (now Dougall  Park) was turned over to Gibsons : council by the Anglican  New Westminster synod as a  public 'park.  Port Mellon Community Association donated $3,500 towards  Gibsons Centennial Pool fund.  Decamlber's record rainfall is  ���close to 13 inches for the month.  Christmas day had a temperature of 42 with a low of 30.  10 YEARS AGO  Boy Scouts of First Gibsons  troop entertained pensioners at  their annual Christmas dinner.  The Shell tanker in boisterous  weather caused damage to the  breakwater while striving to  dock.    '   - ���  15 YEARS AGO  A 20 mile speed limit was set  by council for Gibsons.  Sechelt Motor Transport announces it will build a Ibus depot at Sechelt.  Bad road conditions are holding up the $35,000 improvement  to the B.C. Telephones system  from Sechelt to Pender Harbour.  20 YEARS AGO  Gibsons water [bylaw passed  with 1&2 for and 45 against, calling for an expenditure of ��50,000.  A severe storm downed power  lines and created much floating  defbris as the result of strong  winds and high tides.  Gilmour Brothers of Sechelt  Inlet are advertising their timber mill for sale.  Canadians everywhere are being forced to roll up the rug and  clean house, as. far as their financial ai__airs are concerned.  The federal government's new  broom is a Capital Gains Tax. It  is coming whether we like it or  not and affects all of us in some  degree right now.*  Finance Minister Edgar Benson has indicated that on or before January 1, will ibe Valiua^-  tion Day, the day Canadians will  have to begin keeping a Record  of some of the things they acquire whilch may have resale potential,   things   like:   land,   pictures  and  other works  of art,  jewellery,  stamp and  coin collections and many other items.  It is the government's intention that each citizen maintain  his   own   record  for   valuation  purposes. We will fast become a  nation  of record keepers,  says  Captax  Capital  Gains   Sertvices  Limited, at Don Mills/ Ontario.  How is the Capital Gains Tax  oalciilated?   That,  is   the   real  problem.   The  federal   government has  outlined two distinct  methods  for the. calculation of  this tax: The fair market value  method and the  tax free  zone  method. ���"���   . ���  It is important to note that  once an individual selects the  method he is going to use, he  will have to use that method.for  the rest of his life. That selection will, not have to be made  until March or April of 1973, but  everybody's record must be kept  from Jan. 1, 1972.  What follows is a series of  some of the important questions  that face Canadians.  Q.   What is a Capital Gain?  A. Any time an individual  ibuys capital property and then  sells it for a profit, this consti-.  fcutes* a Capital Gain.  Q. Is the tax on a capital  gain the same for everyone?  A. Capital gains are taxed under a special method laid out by  the federal government.  Fifty percent of the gain is added on to taxable income. In effect' this means the additional  tax on a $2,000 profit to an individual earning $25,000 per year  would be approximately $500. To  an individual earning $10,000 per  year, the additional tax would  be $2501  The small investor does' not  have to pay as large a tax as the  high-income large investor because in reality the Capital  Gains tax is only another form  oif income tax. This applies to  both individuals and corporations.  Q. Is everything I- own subject to Capital Gains Tax?  A.. No. Any article that is  sold for under $1,000 that is considered personal property is not,  under the act, subject to Capital  Gains taX. The most important  fact is that your principal residence is not at any time subject to a tax on any profit you  might make on selling.  Q. How does capital gains affect me as a middle income earner?  A. As a middle income earner, you most probably own all  or any of a home, cottage, securities, bonds and additional personal items such as stamp collections, works of art, jewellery,  etc. If you own all or any of  these ibeims, you will be subject  to Capital Gains tax if any of  these items are sold at a profit.  As mentioned in Question 3, everything is taxable, other than  your principal home and personal property sold for under  $1,000.  day Jan.l  R.. A capital loss, can be deducted from any capital gains  that you have made in a taxable  year. If your capital losses exceed your capital gains you can  deduct up to $1,000 from your  regular taxable, income and any  amount exceeding this $1,000  can be carried forward to the  next year and be dedlicted in  the same way as if these losses  were made during that year.  Q.     What records will I have  to keep?  A. Firstly, you will have to  keep a record of the purchase  price of any item that would, at  a later stage, be saleable. Also,  you will have to keep a record  of what it has cost you to buy  it. A good example is legal fees  and commissions, such as bro-  kerage fees oh security purchas- _  es. This must be added to your'  cost of buying. The same applies when selling, all these extra costs must be'taken off the  sale price. From the difference  between the. two figures it can  then be accurately calculated  as to what your gain or loss may  be. These records must Ibe keot  for as long as you have the item  concerned. It is also advisable  to keep every year the up-dated  value of any of these ilemis.  Q. The government has mentioned thait there will be a valuation day on or before January  1, 1972. What do I have t0 do" on  valuation day?  A. On that day you will have  to value all your assets, of the  types previously mentioned. On  items that are publicly traded,  the value will be fixed as of  the mariket price of that day.  Other items you will have to attach an evaluation to and in  most cases, your gain or loss  will be 'calculated from that  day. ���  Q.   How do I report this valu-.  ation? ��� -    ���   .''..'.  A. You do not have to report  this valuation to the government.  It ..is a record that you must.  '[ keep yourself' and the government, in most cases1, will accept  an approximate valuation of  most articles*. If the article,  however, is of major value, if  would be wise to obtain the serr  vices of a professional evalua-  tor. It is vital that you do establish a value for saleable possessions on this day.  Q. What happens if I paid  more for an item than it is worth  on valuation day.  A. The government has made  special provisions for cases such  as these. The taxpayer will have  a choice of two methods. He  could either use the cost of the  item in calculating his gains, or  the Valuation Day value. However, in using the first method,  which is the cost of the item,  the difiference (between the cost  of the item and the Valuation  Day value will be a 'tax free  zone.'  One important point to keep in  mind is that you do not have to  make up your mind to use either  method until the end- of 1972, but  once you have chosen one or the  other method everything you sell  must be classified under this  method. In many cases it will be  very difficult for the average individual to make this decision.  I would suggest that if .ycu are  unsure that you seek professional advice.  Q. What happens if I take a  loss on selling anything I own?  A. Any losses you may sustain in selling items that would  normally be subject to Capital  Gains tax in most circumstances  you can take a capital loss*. A  capital loss cannot be. taken for  such items as personal property,  car, boat and cottage. Items  such as stamp or coin collec-  tons or works of art, are classified under a separate section of  the Income Tax act and are  considered under the term 'Listed personal property' and this  type of personal property is subject to a capital loss.  Q. How do I handle a capital  loss?  O.   What happens to my estate  on death?  A. The federal government  has decided to get out of the estate tax field, instead they will  be levying a Capital Gains tax  on death. When an individual  di-es*, the federal government will  a*utornatically assume that e v-  erything he owns has been sold  to his beneficiaries at the moment of his death and any gains  on this sale will be taxable under the same methods as previously outlined. If,"however, the  total estate is left to the spouse,  there will be no assessment at  that time, but the spouse will  he deemed' to have received it  at the cost and/or Valuation  Day value that the deceased has  recorded. On the remaining  spouse's death, full tax will have  to be paid based ori the original.  purchase price and/or Valuation  Day  prices.  GIBSONS HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  MINI THRIFT SHOP  1678 Marine Drive  Will be closed December 23 and December 30  Open again January 6. 1972  Many thanks are extended to all those Who have in any way  ����  contributed to the success of the Mini-Thrift Shop. .%  A VERY HAPPY HOLIDAY SfASON TO ALL j  __  CORNERSTONE  Gibsons most unique, revenue property ��� 2 duplexes situated on spacious corner lot, /beautifully landscaped with  a harbor view. 2 units have two bedrooms, fireplace and  car port and 2 units one bedroom. All electric heat. This  is real revenue property. For information and appointment  to view, call -.,.... V  ciia_9jEsaiaisH m���Bmtit  in Excellent GIFT  '���-'.'���'/ '."."'.-      '.'..,'.���''  and one to be remembered  Phyllis Hodgson's  A Second Printing of the first edition  is now available  at $1.00  Ph. 886-2127  i  ��� i  .���������������"   ��� ,.  Fire Alarm Procedure  ALSO INHALAT0R  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) YourName  4. Ensure everyone is out of the building no  matter how pall the fire is.  5. Dispatch someone or yourself to nearest  roadway fo direct Firemen or R.C.M.P.  VOLUNTEER FIRE SERVICES  For your printing Ph. 886-2622 18���"  I wish to thank everyone who  supported me and worked so hard  for my re-election.  JIM TYNER  Give your tree good care  Peninsula Hotel  CABARET  THURSDAY Dec. 23  Music by THE CHANGING MINDS  Pizza will be available  Phone 886-2472 FOR  RESERVATIONS  J  Get your printing af Coast News  The Canadian Forestry Association of B.C. calls attention to  the-following' safety rules for the  handing of Christmas trees in  the home:  Because your tree begins to  lose moisture as soon as .it-has-  been cut, it is recommended that  as soon as it is brought into your  hoime, you saw off the butt end  at least one. inch albove the original cut and1 then place it in  a cool shady place with the butt  end in a container of water.  During the entire titme' the tree  is in use in the home, be sure  the Ibutt end is kept in water. Refill the container every day as  the tree absorbs ihe water which  keeps it fresh and green and reduces the fire hazard. Investigation carried on at the U.S. Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, Wisconsin, indicates that  the use of fire-ratardent chemicals oif ten does more harm than  good, hence the use of water is  recommended. ���  Be sure the tree is well' supported and is away from fireplaces, radiators', television sets  or  other  sources   of  heat. The  Senior Cifi  enjoy party  Branch 69 Senior Ciitizens* Association Christmas party and  dinner Dec. 16 was held in the  beauitii'Mly decorated Sechelt Legion Hall amid a. festive atmosphere.  The weather was termed  dreadful and walking hazardous but the turnout of members  was excellent. With Mrs. Ruby  Thatcher at the pfiaho carols  were sung then the dinner, (catered by St! Hilda's W.A. was  served, and the W.A. members  really excelled themselves.  Santa Claus handed out bags  of candy then a program arranged by Mrs. Dorothy Stockwell  and Mrs. L. .Yates followed interspersed with games, whilch filled  out the afternoon. ���':'"  Mrs, Mary Redman and Mrs'.  Eva Howard played. two lively  p_ario dluetsC Charles;. Goodman  supplied two. reoitations and  Mrs. Blanche McCrady played  OhirSstmas selections on her guitar. Mrs. lily Dunlop .supplied  two coimic solos and Gordon  Potts, humorous1 recdtations.  Dave Hayward supplied two  solos.  Games included a broom dance  and other musical games and a  spot dance was won by Mr. A.  Sfteiinhauser and Mrs. Mary  Gros��. A mystery game was added.  Hospital finance  To accommodate financing of  debt retirement charges for 1972  for the Sunshine Coast Regional  Hospital DMrict the Regional  Hospital board voted at its meeting last week to arrange a bank  loan of $56,473.  Unjder section 31 of the Regional Hospital Districts act, the  board may by resolution and  with apiprdval* of the minister of  health services, borrow money  for such purposes on a temporary loan basis'. Member munici-  padties and the provincial government are- not required to  make payment for such loans  from taxation until August 1 of  each year.  This would mean that soon after August 1 the amount of this  loan will be covered by' government and naunicaipal payments  from 1972 tax revenues.  tree should be placed so it will  not block an exit in case of fire.  Lighted candles or other open  flames should never be used on  or about Christmas trees.  Check electric lights and connections. Worn, frayed wires or  electric cords must not be used.  Avoid use of combustible decorations and flammable reflectors for the colored lights. Metal1 foil icicles or tinsel must be  kept out of bulb sockets.  Avoid overloading the electric  circuits. Accumulations of wrapping paper and the placing of  electrical   toys   under  the   tree  should be avoided as fire  hazards.  Potted   or   living    Christmas  trees brought into the name are  favored by some who enjoy having the same tree as many years  Coast News, Dec. 22, 1971.       3  as it remains small enough to  move in and out of doors. Ample  provision should be made for  watering such trees, especially  when indoors.  Peninsula  PHOTOGRAPHERS  *    WEDDINGS  *    PORTRAITS  *    PASSPORTS  *    COMMERCIAL  C. Abernethy, 886-7374 or 886-7215  I*  Unemployment       Assurance-  Insurance chomage  Canada                   Canada  UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE AND YOU  Most people know they will be covered by unemployment  insurance starting January 2. That we cover sickness and  maternity. They know about the retirement benefit. That a  minimum of eight weeks qualifies them for some benefit. That  benefits have increased. But what about the other changes?  The waiting  how the system works.  A claim is filed. Weeks one and two are the waiting period and  no benefit is payable, but report cards must be returned.  Weeks three and four are generally the first, weeks for which  benefit is paid. At the end of the fourth week the report cards  are returned. Then the first cheque is issued. There are exceptions .... money received when you leave work may affect  your claim, and there's advance pay for those who qualify.  The separation certificate... what it is.  Starting in'January, the separatrdhl^ftifidaWw  record of insured employment. Without it, a claim cannot be  processed. Always include it with your application..  Changes for employers  Starting in January, the Department of National Revenue-  Taxation will collect premiums. December, 1971 premiums  must be submitted to the UIC. January onward, all premiums  will be sent to National Revenue.  Separation certificate may affect premium rate  Every employee who has an interruption of earnings of seven  or more days must receive a separation certificate withiri five  days of the last day worked. The information on the certificate  may affect your premium rate when merit rating is phased in  starting in 1974.  Help us serve you better...  Include the correct social insurance number on any correspondence with the Commission.  Read our literature before completing any form... if you have  a question, ask ... we have offices near you.  KRUSE DRUG STORES  GI FT H. Q.  SUNNYCREST PLAZA ��� 886-2234  GIBSONS ������ 886-2234  DEPfitDABIilTY - INTEGRITY ��� PERSONAL SERVICE  SECHELT ��� 885-2238 COAST NEWS 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 8862622  COMING EVENTS  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons  Fri., Sat, Dec. 24, 25  CLOSED  Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs.  Dec. 26, 27, 28, 29, 30  TORA! TORA! TORA I  Fri., Dec. 31     ?  Sat., to Fri.  Jan. 1 to 7 inclusive  LITTLE BIG MAN  Phone 886-2827  MERRY CHRISTMAS  Members of any Oddfellows  Lodge now living on the Sunshine Coast can get-in touch with  the local Lodge by calling evenings 886-9373, Gibsons or 885-  9673 Sechelt. It's Important!  GREETINGS  Mrs. W. Evans will not be  sending out Christmas Cards  this year. She wishes all her  friends the Season's- Greetings. A donation has (been  made to the Crippled Children's Fund.  To all my friends from Port  Mellon to Sechelt, Season's  Greetings. Wishing you all a  very Merry Christmas and a  bright and hafppy New Year,  and many of them.  ���Sam Fletcher,  Shaughnessy Hospital.  Mr. and Mrs. Dill Jones,  Waratah, Gibsons, wish their  friends a Joyous Christmas  and a New Year rich in  blessings/  Season's Greetings to all my  friends. In lieu of local card's  a. donation to  Central  City  ���Mission.  ���Madge Newman.  Anne and Vince Prewer wish  their many friends \ on the  Sunshine Coast a Merry  Ohristim'as and a Happy New  Year. In lieu of cards a donation has been made to St.  Mary's Hospital Auxiliaries.  Tub and Doris Skellett wish  to take  this  opportunity  to  wish all their friends a Merry Christmas and a Happy"  New Xear.  The Ed Wray family sends  Season's Greetings to all  (friends and relatives. In lieu  of cards, donation to Gibsons Senior Citizens Fund,  in memory of our beloved  parents John and Alice Wray  and Clifford Denham.  Christmas and New Year's  Greetings to all our Mends  on the Sunshine Coast. Donations have been made to the  Crippled Children's Fund  and the S.P.C.A. in lieu of  local cards.  ���Len and Bea Wray and  family;  -���Harold and Shirley Wray.  Season's   Greetings   to   all  friends   and   acquaintances  and business people on the  Sunshine Coast from  ���Fred and Vi Anderson,  Gibsons.      ;  Season's Greetings to all our  ���friends on the Sunshine  Coast. In lieu of cards a donation has been made to the  C.N.I.B.  .���-Jclhn and Isaibel Hart  and family.  CARD OF THANKS  Merry Christmas and a very spe-  cia thank you to all of you who  work at Port Mellon and helped  to'make Christmas so bright for  line Duncan family. May you* all  have a Happy and Prosperous  New Year.  ���Joe and Betty.  IN MEMORIAM  GODBER ��� In loving memory  of a dear husband and father,  Frank/who passed away December 23, 1970.  Love's greatest gift, remembrance.  Satlly missed by his loving wife  Gladys, sons Torn and Terry and  family/   "       "       "        '"'".���������"���'  4      Coast News, Dec. 22, 1971,  HELP WANTED  TEXAS OIL COMPANY  Wants Man Over 40  for Gibsons Area  We need a good man who can  make short auto trips. We are  willing to pay top earnings.  $15,000 In a Year  Our top men in. other parts of  Canada draw exceptional earnings. Contact .customers aroiund  Gibsons . Air Mail S. K. Dicker-  son, Pres., Southwestern Petroleum Corp., Ft. Worth, Tex.  WORK WANTS)  Responsible woman seeks baby  sitting, evenings only. References supplied.  Phone 886-2068.  Carpenter will do small jobs,  reasonable rates. Rhone eve^-  nings 886-7461.  OIL STOVES  Cleaned and Serviced  Phone 886-2834  Backhoe available for drainage  ditches, water lines, etc. Phone  886-9579.  Dressmaking and alterations.  Phone 886-7589. Mrs. N. McKen-  zie,  1631 Marine Dr.,. Gibsons.  We provide, a complete tree service for the Sunshine Coast.  AH work insured and guaranteed to your satisfaction.  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES  885-2109  ��� i    I. -������������������_-_____��� �������_��______-l__-____---------___--W_____M  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 SAU  Gas or oil range with tanks, $75.  885-2824.  4' x 8' x 3/16 plywood, prefin-  isihed drilftwood pattern (reg. $8)  sale, $5 a sheet. Phone 886-7051.  Buckeiitdeld's Feeds  For almost every need  including caged birds  Dog meal,Crumbles, 50 lb. $4.49  ���  also"  " -'���-  Lime,   Fertilizers,  Peat Moss  Fruit' trees, ;_h_*iu|bs, evergreens  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gbsons, 886-9340  Sealy double box spring and  matching mattress, clean and in  good condition. $50. 886-9849.  12' x 65' mobile home with tip  out, 2 bedrooms, only 2 years  old. Open to offers. Will accept  trade of property, vehicles or  (boats, etc. Phone 886-7187.  Collier's Encyclopedia, full set  including 1969, 1970 yearbooks.  As new. Offers. Phone 886-9320  after 6:30 p.m.  1 Bossano accordion, cost $350.  Used very little. Sell for $225. Instruction records included. Ph.  884-5322.  ��� FREE ���  Health Living Digest  just off the press  We Sell ;  many health food supplements  Pure  Food  Products  Unpasteurized honey  Farm Fresh Eggs  Organically grown potatoes  50 lb. bags, $2.49  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES  Gbsons, 886-9340  QUALITY FARM SUPPLY  Crushed oats $1.90  Lay Mash 2:30  P:g Mash        ���   _    _______2.30  Purina Feeds  Local and Alfalfa Hay  Open 9 - 6. Tues. thru Sat.  Phone 886-7527  Pratt Road Gibsons  PROPANE SALES & SERVICE  Winston Robinson  886-7226  FLOWERING SHRUBS &  EVERGREENS  PEAT MOSS & LIME  CREEKSIDE  GREENHOUSES  Reed Rd., Gibsons,  886-2421  if Trs suits ��� rrs morgans  885-9330. Sechelt  sKNIGHT Mobile home, 2 bed-  rooms, with air conditioning, 10  x 46. Phone 886-2728.  _ AVON      "  Gibsons Representative  Mrs.  Inge Harrison,  886-2967  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales. Ph  88&97I3. Sechelt.  LAWNMOWERS  OUTBOARDS ^  CHAIN SAWS ;  REPAIRED AND SERVICED ,  AUTHORIZED  DEALER  YAMAHA OUTBOARDSl-l-  LAWNBOY MOWERS r  HOMEL1TE   SAWS  SABRE SAW CHAIN  NUTS & BOLTS  HEAD OF WHARF T|  886-2838  WANTED  1':  Timber,   any   quantity,   fir   or,,  hemlock. Phone 886-9670.        ,Xl  CARS. TRUCKS FOR SALE  ;���&>���  '66 Ford Galaxie 500 2 door hard-;  top.   Real   good   shape.   Phone5  :886-7250. ^  1965 Parisienne 2 door hardtop,.  good condition.  Phone 886-9537.-  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 886-9546,  and 885-9425.  LIVESTOCK  Gentle 5 year old Welsh Shetland  /pony with new saddle, blanket,  bridle and shoes $150. A. Simpkins, 885-2132.  PETS  2 black male pups, 6 weeks old,  mother golden retriever. Free to  right persons. Phone 886-9689.  Poodle clipping and bathing in  your home or mine, at reasonable rates. Also poodle puppies.  Phone 885-97971  FOUND  S.P.C.A.  2 young male pups found, one  part doberman, one liver colored. Also 2 spayed female cats,  1 white, 1 tortoise. Phone SPCA,  886-2664.  fORRENt  2. .ligfif^ housekeeping rooms, 2  sleeping1 rooms. Clean. Close in.  'Phone 886-9912.  WATERFRONT ��� GOWER  2 bedroom semi-{furnished cottage.  2 bedroom side by side duplex,  unfurnished.  Phone 886-2887.  2 bedroom suite in new fouirplex  near United Church. All electric,  Private entrance. Phone 886-9890  Mobile Home Sites  Gower Point  500 -1000 ft. from good beach  area. Each site with view of  the sea. Extra space for those  who like to garden. No rowdyism or dogs  allowed.  *  The Vernons  886-2887 or 886-9319  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE  FUELS  PROPERTY FOR SAU  Large house on lVs acre. House  has 5 bedrooms, living room, ,  den, bathroom1, dining room,  laundry room, kitchen, also play  room in full basemen. For appointment to view call 886-7362.  Terms to be arranged.  Approximately 10 acres, 1 block  north of Highway 101 on Conrad  Road. Good sub-division proper- ."  ry. $15,000 full price. Mrs. Ballentine. Highway 101, R.R. 2,  Gibsons. Phone 886-9557.  Will trade my $20,000 equity in  North Vancouver commercial*  ���property leased at $325 a month,  for waterfront on Sunshine Coast  Phone 112-987-8585 or write Mat.  B. Nygard, 1405 Moody Ave.,  North Vancouver.  View lot, Langdale. Phone 886-;^  9567 or 886-9541.  Two large panoramic view lots.  Good spring water supply. Gow-  er Point. R. W. Vernon, 886*-2887.  PMPSIY WAMD  Moving to Coastal Area c  Interested in secluded, fully  modern, 2 bedroom waterfront  residence. Log construction preferred. 'Fishing and boating.  What offers? Reply giving de-.  tails, price. No agents. Box 2054;,  Coast News. '���  >.'  CONSTRUCTION  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Sechelt.  Phone 885-2283  Everything tor your  building needs  YOU ARE INVITED!  GOLF CLUB  NEW YEARS EVE FROLIC  9 p.m. i-2 a.m.  Supper served at 2 a.m.  Special Delivery Orchestra  Few tickets available yet ���  Norm Burley 886-2020  Mon., Jan. 3,1972: O.A.P. Social  meeting, Health Unit. 2 p.m.  Wed., Jan. 5. 1972, Hospital Aux.  bsmt Health Unit, 1:30 p.m.  Gower Point: Summer retreat  or yr. round l-Ving at its Ibesst.  Charmiing 5 room W-F cottage/  Lovely sandstone fireplace in living room, bright dining area  open to convenient kitchen, Cathedral entrance. Part bsmt. A-  oil heat. Neat groiunds, Garage.  Terms on $28,000.  Good investaneht property is  growing scarce.  Check this 4J_-  ac block within Village boundaries for only $7,500 on easy terms.  | Gibsons: Revenue home oh  ^prime view lot. $5000 down gives  ������possession of side Iby side du-  ������plex in excellent location.  ; Only $500 down and easy  monthly payments for choice  serviced lot. You can't go wrong  on this one.  Retirement or starter home.  Cozy 4 room stucco bungalow.  Lvg. room has fireplace, good  sized kitchen and dining area.  Part bsmt. A-oil heat. Terms on  $13,500.  Hopkins: Attractive family  home consisting of 4 bdrms, lge.  kitchen and dining, spacious living room, sewing room, Rec. rm.  Utility, A-oil heat. Situated on  one of the finest view lots in the  area. Just minutes to ferry,  beach and P.O. Terms on $23,500  Let us show you this little gem  NOW.  K. BUTLER REALTY LTD.  ALL TYPES  OF INSURANCE  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  'MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  ��� ;.-.������ 2377  Retirement ��� Gibsons Rural  All set up ready for occupancy.  Carefree and, economical living.  Three' bediroom (12 x 60) moToile  home. On concrete foundation.  Attached' family room and utility room. Paved driveway. Level  neatly landscaped lot in quiet  location. Regional water line.  Owners anxious to sell. F.P. $23,-  500 ������ offers. -   <  Roberts Creek -   1819  Twelve acres, partly cleared,  near golf course on highway  101. Corner property, zoned R2.  F.P.':$19>50iO.: Attractive terms.  EXCLUSIVE WITH  Agencies Ltd.  Really & Insurance  ::-*:>' Sechelt office 885-223i>  C. R. Gathercole, Res. Gibsons  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE BEST SELLERS  PHONE 886-2622  SEASON'S GREETINGS  FROM  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Real Estate & Insurance  NOTARY PUBLIC  APPRAISALS  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C. Ph. 886-2481  Jack White ��� 886-2935  Ken Crosby ��� 886-2098  Jay Visser ��� 885-2300  WISHING YOU ALL  A MERRY CHRISTMAS  'AND ,  A HAPPY NEW YEAR  EWART McMYNN REALTY.  '    Phone 886-2248 "*  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C.  Notary Public  Ron McSavaney, 886-9656  Vince Prewer, 886-9359  Wally Peterson, 886-2877  MacGREGOR PACIFIC REALTY  LTD.  EXCLUSIVE  AGENTS  Phone 886-7244  John L. Black ��� 886-7316  Lorrie Girard "������ 886-7760  886-7015  Firewood ��� Alder $20 a cord,  $10 J_ 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.    ' N  .-''    COAL  Drumheller Lump  Drumheller Egg  Heatglow Briquettes  PRATT ROAD  AUTO WRECKERS  Phone 886-9535  XEROX COPYING  ANNOUNCEMENTS  Are you living with an alcoholic?  For help call Al-Anon at 886-  2343, 886-7235, 885-8409. Meetings St. Aidan's Hall, Wed., 8  P.m.   '.  Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  885-9534,    886-9994   or   885-9327;  For membership or explosive re  quirements contact C. Day 886-  2051, Lockyer Rd. Howe Sound  Fa-Tners* Institute. Stumiping or  ditching powder, dynamite, electric or regular caps, prima-  cord, etc.  COMPRESSED AIR  FIRE EXTINGUISHERS  RECHARGED  Skindivers available  ���.���v   for salvage work  Marine Hardware  Fibreglass, paint, rope, canvas  WALT NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.  Gibsons, 886-9303  Real estate operators are finding use of our Xerox machine a  valuable asset in the copying of  map locations. .  Coast News ��� while you wait.  LEGAL  NOTICE  Application has been made on  behalf of the undersigned company, to .the Public Utilities  Commission to increase public  passenger fares and express  rates between Vancouver and  Powell River and intermediate  points, also to increase ���pharter  ���rates. ���'-������"���''���:."���;    "������":'��� . x.xx'x.;."���[.  Subject to the consentof the  Commission the increases win  be elective on or after January  17th,  1972.  Details of proposed changes  may be olbtained from the office  of the carrier. #  Any representations regarding  this application may be made to  the Superuntende-nt- of Motor Carriers, 1740. West Georgia St.,  Vancouver 5, up to January 3rd,  1972. ���.,-,���'���:;:������  PACIFIC TARIFF SERVICE Ltd  A)__r|���,nt- _Fo_p*  S.M.T. COACH LINES Ltd.  NOTICE OF INTENTION  TO APPLY FOR A  DISPOSITION OF  CROWN LAND  ; In Land Recording District of  Vancouver and situated in the  vicinity of St. Vincent Bay.,  Take notice that Jeffries Booming & Sorting Ltd, of 515-193 E.  Hastings St.; Vahcoluver, B.C.y  occupation, booming and _H>rti__g,  intends to a^lyfor/a leasie of  the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted  at the S.E. corner of Lot 4424;  thehce; 500^ east; Vtft��i_ce ^ow>.  ing thecontour of the upland to  a point 500' S. of S.E. corner of  Lot 3839; thence N% 500'; thence  following shoreline" to point of  comanencement'.  The purpose for which the dis-1  position js required is ibooming  and sorting ground.  J&flfries Booming & Sorting Ltd.  Per: Brian Jeffries, President.  Dated December 14, 1971.  f_  Coin Dry Cleaners  ,      SUNNYCREST PLAZA  will be closed from  DECEMBER 25 to JANUARY 14  BUSINESS AT IaTONS^"PL-'.������...'. -  M Coast News, Dec. 22, 1971.       5  - V  SEEK MANPOWER AID  At Tuesday night's Gilbsons  council meeting, a recommendation from the Family Division  ���rammittee tihat federal govern-"  ment Manpower^ Services place  a member of that organization  in this area was received; Council concurred and appointed Aid.  Ken Goddard to talk the matter  over with Rev. Jim- Williamson  of Gibsons United Church. >  .mimMitmii.miif  Sty to  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's  Rev. D. Brown  Thursday:     ' '>"'"���  2 p.m., Gamibier Island,  Carol  Service (Vets. Hall)  Friday  6:30 p.m., Creche Carol Service,  Marine & School Rd.  11:30  p._n.,  St.   Bartholomew's,  Holy Communion  Christmas Day  9:30 a.m.,  St. Bartholomew's  Holy Communion  11 a.m., St. Aidan's  Holy Communion  Sunday  11 a.m., St. Aidan's  Carol Service  11:15   a.m.,   St., Bartholomew's  Morning Prayer  UNITED  Gibsons United Church  Christmas Eve: 11 p_m.  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., T p.m. "  followed by, coffee break  Visitors Welcome  CALVARY- BAPTIST  Pastor Robt. Allaby, 885-2809*  Park Rd., Gibsons  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Evening Service 7 p.m.  BETHEL BAPTIST  Mermaid and Trail, Sechelt  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  11:15 a.m., Worship Service  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  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  >.#.*-*;*l*i*i*i*.*i��ii  PLAYBOY SANTA was caught relaxing at Sunnycrest Plaze-last  Saturday with his two helpers, Wendy Allnutt, left and Laurie Day  They wouldn't tep what they were asking him for.  OAPO party one of best  Seventy '- six members and  guests of Branch 38, O.A.P.O. at  their Christmas party in Gibsons  Legion Hall savored a fine turkey dinner served by the Ladies  Auxiliary of Legion branch 109.  Keh Crosby's tape recorder  provided background music during the; dinner which was followed by carols with Mrs. Nicholson at the piano. Santa Claus  aided by four elves distributed  a tray of tinned fish; fruits and  other delicacies:  The new carpet' bowling was  laid down and Jack Morris challenged Mrs. Croslby resulting in  a win for Mrs. Crosby. Special  thanks was given Mrs. Ted  Hume for her part in starting  the move to obtain carpet bowling. There are, now three felts  with balls. The sport is becom1-  ing quite .popular. --  Mrs. Jenney Spiers, refresh-  merit convenor, received a vote  of thanks and best wishes were  sent torS.an Spiers, now in St.  Mary's Hospital^' M^  Swanson, in Lions Grate Hospital,  will receive a card signed by all  members. Thanks also were extended to Mr. Crosby for :,s?- gift  of wine and to John Harvey for  the\:;@_ftr.6f:*.iM>>in'SieMii^;''-;'al^ to  'Santa Jack Morris.  ���Dobr prizes were won by. Mrs.  Telford and Michael Deleiko.  Poinset-ias were won iby Mrs.  Rita SiliyertohiY Mrs. Hilda' Lee  and Mrs. L.MaskeH. Winner of  the oil painting was Mrs. Sally  Dobell, Franklin Road.  In a message from the president, he and the capableexecutive thankedthe many organizations and individuais'.. wh^, have  been most cb-qperative ���"m^ihaJk-'  ing the past season most pleasant. He added a special thanks*  for the Legion Ladies Auxiliary  and Super-Valu.  *^*0*0^*0*0^^*0^*0*0^^*0^^^^^^^0^*0^^*0^*0^^*0*0*0*0*0*0*0**^*^^^0^^*0*0*0*^0*0*0*0*0*0+0*^*0**^^^*'  KinsmenClub  of Gibsons & District  New Years Eve Ball  Y.M.C.A. HALL  (CAMP ELPHINSTONE)  9 p.m. -2 a.m. .  Dance the New Year m with ihe DREAM MERCHANTS  A HOT MEAL WILL BE SERVED  Dress Optional  Refreshments Available  Tickets1 available at Coast News, Western Drugs,-  Sunnycrest Motors and Royal Bank, Gibsons  or any Kinsman  Letters to Editor  Editor: The Real Estate Board  of Greater Vancouver has struck  a comimittee to deal with the  subject of environmental control.  It is the opinion of the board  that its member agents have a  prime responsibility in this area  because of their direct involvement in our land resources.  It will be the board's policy to  be as informed as possible on  this subject and to supply educational material and information to its members. We are  aware that many corporations  and industries have made significant changes in their operations designed to comSbat pollution. We would be pleased to receive any such information regarding your organization if it  ���its avaiable., for publication and  would appreciate being on your  public     relations     department  .���mailing list.  We also hope this year to implement a program of awards  to industry, whereby periodic  recognition could be given to  tftose oomipaniesi making the  most outstanding contribution to  pollution control.  We feel that as the media does  such an excellent job of publicizing the problems of pollution,  more informational releases of  a positive nature are now timely. We hope to generate public'  credit for those companies making concrete motves to solve the  problem. We would be pleased  to have your comments at your  convenience.  ���E.S. HENDERSON,  Chairman, Environmental  Control Committee.  MORRISON ELECTRIC  GIBSONS  will be closed from  Dec. 29 to Jan. 3  MERRY CHRISTMAS  and a HAPPY NEW YEAR  MOandDHtIS  -$*&_j__ft_)_-}_��^^  FROM THE MANAGEMENT AND STAFF OF  TWILIGHT THEATRE  EVENINGS AT 8 p.m.  ALL SHOWS IN COLOR  WED.f THURS.. Dec. 22, 23  LAST TWO DAYS  BLUE WATER, WHITE DEATH  Underwater Wildlife, about sharks  Rated General  THERE WILL BE NO SHOW  FRI.rJAT..Dec.24r25  SUN., M0K., TUES., WED., THURS  Dec. 26, 27, 28, 29, 30  TORA! TORA! TORA!  fRL, Dec.31 ���  Phone 886-2827 for Program Information  SAT., SUN., MON., TUES., Vffl), THURS, FRI  Jan 1,2,3,4,5,6 & 7  DUSTIN HOFFMAN  LITTLE BIG MAN  CHIEF DAN GEORGE  Ken's Lucky Dollar Foods Ltd.  CONTINUES  STORE HOURS 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wed. Thurs.  Closing 6 p.m. Friday Re-opening Tues. 9 a.m. Paul ST. PIERRE, MP  COAST-CHILCOTIN  Although it may have gone unnoticed by all except a few curmudgeonly old schoolteachers  and some cranky ex-newspapermen, the English language is in  large extent being replaced by  jargon.  Jargon is not slang.  Slang  is   often  amusing - and  sametilmes witty. It is also us-_  ually understandable, within the  context that it is delivered.  A logger who lays down his  chain saw and picks up an axe  is understood1 when he announces that he is about to operate on  the tree by the Armstrong Method. So is the man on the tide  flats who calls his shovel a Clam  Gun pr the mechanic who drops  his. wrench, grabs a ball-peen  hammer and announces that he  is going to use his Persuader to  Christianize a piece of machinery.  Slang is used for amusement.  Jargon is used ifor conifusdon.  Jargon   words   are   heavy  and  ponderous.  They  are presented  as the language of an elite.  Unlike slang, jargon as considered to be .much too good for  the common people. It is the  code of exclusive classes whose  imemfaers use it to con_mur__cate  with one another while politely  putting down the unwashed mas<-  ses who cannot understand the  words.  Having observed the growth' of  jargon as a replacement for Eng-'  We hope your Yule  is  simply heavenly!  LEN, BEA & BILL  Len Wray's Transfer Lfd.  ��� be yours to  find with the  simple things  this Christmas.  BOB & RITA McLEOD  ������ ���   ��� \i      . -.. ���.������';��� .  Peninsula Food Market  Da vols; Bay  ;*��__--.  d*r  n;  We wish all our Patrons and Friends  A HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON  and thank you for your patronage  over the past year  Gibsons Girl Beauty Centre  dil Mcculloch       bev campbell  Phone 886-2120  Just taking time out to  wish, you a very merry Christmas!  SUNSHINE COAST DISPOSAL SERVICES LTD.  TOM AMD RAY  ish during most of my lifetime,  I confess that even today I hesitate to suggest which class of  society relies most heavily upon  it.  Armies make extensive use of  jargon. (In'army jargon, a target is not a target. It is a Preselected Impact Area. Jargon almost always takes longer to  write than English, for ��� which  reason it is used by people to  whom time and money are of  little consequence.)  Government bureaucracies dispense jargon in fountains. Acau  demies, particularly those in economics or sociology, emit it in  geyzers and baptize one another  in thundering torrents. Businessmen and unionists are awed by  the stuff and frequenty hire people to write it for. them: under  their own names, so that they  may be confused by their own  language instead of somebody  elses'.  Might I put forward1 the suggestion that the cause of simple,  C__urch_l_ian English has long  since been lost and that those  who love language as a means  of communication should accept  their defeat gracefully and learn  the jargon.  This is the purpose of this  column.  Here is the St. Pierre Handy  Guide to Jargonshiijp. A. isdimple  formula. A child could use it.  Many do.  ALL THE STAFF  Kenmac Parts (1967) lfd.  'Sunshine Coast Hwy, Gibsons?  Please clip and save the following three columns of words.  The key to their use is .provided  at the bottom' of the column..  COLUMN 1  0. integrated  1. total       .  2. systematized  3. parallel -  4. functional  5. responsive  6. optional  7. synchronized  8. compatible  9. balanced  COLUMN 2���.������'..'..  0. management  1. organizational  2. monitored  4. ' digital  5. logistical  6. transitional  7. incremental  8. itKird-generation  9. ipoOicy  CLOUMN 3  0. options  1. flexdlbility  2. capability  3. mobiiity "  4.* prograimmlng  5. concept  6. time-rphase  7. projection Lw  8. hardware ^       ..-.'.  9. contingency  To use the handy guide to jargon, it is riot necessary to halve  any thought whatever nor any  understanding of the words. Just  think of a three digit number.  Let's say 913. Read' across the  co-iuimns "Balanced organizational 'mol-li-iity." Pretty impressive,  wouldn't you say?  Drop that into any,letter, any  Yiimmmimimmi  CHRISTMAS GREETINGS  to all our friends.  from Sechelt Auxiliary  to St. Mary's Hospital  Beulah and Bill Lawson and  family  Dr. and Mrs. W. Vosburgh  Mr. & Mrs. Earl Crick  Mr. & Mrs. Bert Orulck  Les & Polly Ohamtoerlin  Frank,   Sylfvfia>  &  Jennifer  Jones  Norm & Maggie Bui-ey  ' Eve & Orv Moscriip  'Mary & Art Redman  Jack & Lee Redman  Ada Dawe  *        Billie Steele  Mort & Martha Read  Ed & Celia Mesisner  Alan, Rosa Swan & famlily  Maureen, .Gordon,  Sharon,  Kathleen & Nadftne Ha_l  Ivan, Eileen & Jdanmy  Smith ''���������-_,  Sonny, Audrey, Bob, Dale,  Garry, Pandy Benner  Louie & Pauline Benner  Eric,  Bonnie Paetfcau &  family 1   ^  Walter, Irene & Julian Burtnick  Mrs. Mabel B_igh  Jack & Marg Morgan  Charlie & Mary Huanan  Peter & Mollie Smith  Don & Hazel Hadden  Cliff, Peggy, Mary & Margaret Connor  Charlotte Jackson  Chuck & Muriel Eggens  Ann Ross  Faye & John Lewis  Tova, Frode, Susan, Penne  Jorgensen  Jack & Edna Fisher  Henry, Louaise, Brian & Ted  Chx-stensen  Rocky & Mary Henderson  & faimiiy 1"  Ron, Dot Spencer & fa_na_y  Mr. & Mrs. W. J. Mayne  Vic & Ruby Osborne  Marian & Manford Cook &  Shirley ������������������'.'���  Norman & Amy Edwardlson  Phoebe & Guinnar Hanson &  Sandra  Lola Turner  Phyllis Parker  Cece & Mary Gordon;  Neil, Maralyn, Wayne and  Kinhal Camplbell  Wally, Sheila & Bruce Smith  Bob & Leola Hill  Alice French  E. C. Montgomerys  The Fearnleys  Sunshine Rebekah Lodge  No. 82, Sechelt.  Mr. & Mrs. E. W. Lambe  Phil, Elsie Nicholson, Heather & J-m_n_!e  Ron, Gerry & K-mMarchuk  Guy & Mae Whining  \-.0__f & Glena Salahub  Chr_s Crucai  Standard' Motors ��� Butch,  Tom, Orv & Sam  Dick & Vona Cayton & fam-  ��� ���/ay,:.-  In lieu of Christmas Cards,  a donation has been sent to  the_ Sechelt Auxiliary Memorial Fund.  0f*f0f��f^|��f#!^fff#f  G       Coast News, Dec. 22, 1971.  I       '���.'"':��� - i   ���  speech,   and   yolur   words   will  have the sonorous - tone of au-  . thority.- v  Any combination will do. 268:  Systematized transitional hardware. 074: Integrated, incremental 'programming.  With the St. Pierre Handy  Guide to Jargonshipi any Canadian who can' write three figures on a piece of paper is equip  ped to deal with the highest mandarins of government, business,  science, the' arts of the radical  left. In fact, you can cope with'  anybody. They'won't understand  what ��� you're saying,, but they  will recognize, you to be an intellectual and social equal'.  BE TEMPERATE  British Columbia Safety Council chef Peter Woodward is concerned albout the "intoxication''  ofi Christmas.  At parties, ensure coffee, food  and soft drinks are as available  as alcoholic drinks-. If a guest  says no thanks to a drink, take  his word for it. Be a good friend  first. A good host second.  When driving, remember it's  that season again. Take precautionary steps yourself as protection against the bad moves by  others.  S-CW.IHC.  We wish the very  best for you . . .  peace, prosperity!  .'-.''       '    . ! ..-���������    ''.  CLIFF, MEL & PAUL  Sunshine Coast Service Ltd.  Wilson Creek  ��!0!��!��!��ff$fflff��!0fflff��!  In lieu of sending local  Christmas cards, the following people have made a donation to the Port Mellon  Hospital Auxiliary.  Mrs. Margaret Swan  Gladys & Bill Booth  Bert & WiLma Sim  Glyn (Taffy) & Gwyn  Davies  * Norman & Irene Jewitt  Mr. & Mrs. Harry Gokool  Ernie & Pearl Hume  Ozzie & Ria Hflhcbs  Norman & Florence Harris  Helen & Jim Ctark  .    Bob & Margaret Gill  Ray & Mary __dn_ie  ,��K<>_.  mwm  To you a   ,  meaningful season.  SEASON'S GREETINGS  to all business acquaintances  and friends  Sincerely,  DOREEN, KEN & KIM  CROSBY  'VftBCHWKiKtCtK'ra  ... and a bag full  of good cheer to  all our friends.  COASTAL TIRES  Gibsons  . Welcome to the  Floorshine Coast  HOWE SOUND  JANITOR SERVICE  Specialists in Cleaning  Floor Waxing, Spray buffing  and Window Cleaning  RUG SHAMPOOING  Phone 886-7131, Gibsons  DUBE CONSTRUCTION  GENERAL BUILDING  arid Repair Work  Specializing in Cabinet  and Finishing Work  AH Work Guaranteed  Phone 886-2019  GiWDJ-YWAU  Experienced Drywall  Acoustic & Textured Ceilings  FREE INTIMATES *  FAST SERVICE  Phone 884-5315  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  1 Mile' west of Gibsons Hiway  Laundromat  Extra Large Lots  And Recreation Area  Parklike Setting  Phone 886-9826  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  ,.;.".' ltd.  SCOWS ��� LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  SEASIDE PLUMBING  FREE   ESTIMATES  A   COMPLETE PLUMBING  Phone 886-7017 or 886-2848  D   SHOP  ON  WHEELS  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building. & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R.R.1,  Sechelt -^ Ph. 885-2116  TASHLA SHOP  Ladies ��� Mens -���Childrens  Wear ��� Yard Goods ��� Wool  and Staples ��� Bedding  Linens  Dial 885-9331  .        Sechelt. B.C.  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION &  MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Used Refrigerators for sale  Phone 886-2231  ^rom 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Res.   886-9949  '''"''-?   LAND  SURVEYING  ROY & WAGENAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Pb. 681-9142  Zenith 6430      :  v Sechelt 885-2332  . c & s  HARDWARE  '    1 ������::'��� A-x :���"  iPPUANCES  Sechelt ��� 885-9713  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES LTD.  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove   -  886-2938 8854973  Callus for your disposal needs  when renovating  or spring cleaning  Containers available  SIM EraRIC Lfd.  ELECTRICAL   CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  WW  MFG  & UPHOLSTERY  Custom Boat & Car Tops  Furniture��� -Gar, truck and boat  seats etc.  FREE ESTIMATES  Samples shown on request  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  WE STOCK FOAM  886-7310  886-9819  PENINSULA  ORNAMENTAL IRON  IRON RAILINGS  MISCELLANEOUS  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 886-7029 or 886-7056  NEED TIRES?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on  Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  STUCCO  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRY  GAMBIK CONSTRUCTION  FRANKFRITSCH  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 furnlture  2nd hand items of all kinds  THE RENTAL SHOP'S  Second Hand IHtfrT  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 HEATING Ltd.  Gibsons  ESSO OIL FURNACE  No Down Payment ��� Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  for Free Estimates call 886-2728  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. 885-9400  Benner Block Box 324  Sechelt v Sechelt  CANADIAN PROPANE  Serving the Sunshine Coast  with reliable and economical  Cooking. Heating arid Hot Water  FREE ESTIMATES  Box 684,  Sechelt  Phone 885-2360  HANSEN'S TRANSFER Lfd.  Serving  the  Sunshine Coast  General Freight from  Vancouver to all points  Heavy Hauling  Furniture Moving  Warehouses: Gibsons 886-2172  '      '���   '   ���     ������ _J  MACK'S NURSERY  Sunshine Coast Highway  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  Phone  886-2684  1 '' ���__���������  .���-...,., ,    _���.__ i.  IEN WRtY'S TRANSFER ltd.  Household Moving & Storage  Complete Packing  Packing Materials for  Sale  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone 886-2664 ��� R.R-1 Gibsons  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  Everything   for   your   building  needs  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2283  BILL McPHEDRAN  Electrical Contractor  : Free Estimates  886-7477  PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPUES  On Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES & SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  -wUS.��  EXPERT REPAIRS  to ''.'  ��� AUTOMATIC WASHERS  '��� AUTOMATIC DRYERS  ��� DISHWASHERS  Factory Trained on an Makes  also  VACUUM CLEANERS  NUTS   &   BOLTS  P- 886-2838  1 HR  COIN OP DRYCLEANERS  , ; SAVES TIME & MONEY  Sunnycrest Plaza  next to Royal Bank  386-2231  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS  -..*, 886-2248  1 &H SWANSON LTD.  READY-MIX CONCRETE  Sand and Gravel  ' BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations  Office in Benner Block  885-9666, Box 172, Sechelt, B.C.  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. Bits. 886-2714; Res. 886-756V  jfalaron jfarm  Excellent facilities available  for boarding and riding  your horse  * Lighted sawdust ring  * Individual paddocks   .  * XA mile exercise track  * Bridle trails  Registered blood stock  I for sale  I R.R. 2, Gibsons  886-7721  ��IPM��  M/T CONSTRUCTION  GENERAL &  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  On the Sunshine Coast  Mike Thomas ��� 886-749$.  Write Box 709, Gibsons, B.C.  OC-ANSIDE 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 to 10  7 DAYS A WEEK  SICOTTE BULLDOZING Ltd  * LAND CLEARING  * ROAD BUILDING  * CRANE and GRADER  SERVICE  /Phone 886-2357  r 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 SHOP  - MARINE SERVICE Ud.  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 DEVELOPMBff LTD.  Sand & Gravel  Fill Hauling  Backhoe Work  ' ��� Light bulldozing  Phone 886-2830  Evenings ��� 886-2891  WANT SOMETHING DONE  You'll find the help m need  In the Are-dory  ham came?  ���^trtujfr__��������������,Mw<i*��,'����  ���HOW COMB <?/f&&TM4S <33��/��S OVIY ONC&*  Point of law  (By a Practicing Lawyer  There has been much discussion particularly in recent years,  to abolish the Senate. Many people criticize the Senate but do  not know very much about it.  In fact, the Senate possesses legal power almost equal to the  House of Commons but in everyday practice the Senate iplays a  minor role compared to the  House of Commons.  The main function of the Senate is to act as a watchdog revising and restraining legi-lation  arid protecting the interest' oif the  provinces and minority groups "in  general. After bills (proposed  statute laws) have had the required -three readings in the  House of Commons they then  must have three readings in the  Senate where amendments can  be made.  The Senate has regard to public opinion and does not act in-  dependeptly'. of it. In 1926, the  Senate rejected an -old -age pension bill but passed" it a short  time later, after the government  with* this proposal in its platform was re-elected. The people  expressed their opinion by reelecting the government and the  Senate responded' by pas sing the  bill.  The Senate is particularly .active with regard to private as  opposed to public bills. The objective of a private bill is to alter or provide law relating to  .some particular locality, or. to  confer rights upon some particular person or group of persons  rather than the nation as a  whole. As a practical matter almost all private bills originate in  the Senate and the public -bills  originate in the House of Commons.  ROOFING & FLOORING  CALL STAN HILSTAD  about your roofing or flooring  _R_*-k-Pk_-ta  Gower Pt. Rd. Ph. 886-2923  Copyright)  Some further questions have  crossed our desk regarding the  sentencing of a person found  guilty of a criminal offence. After conviction, the presading  judge must pass sentence. The  sentence imposed must be one  that is authorized by law. The  .Crimina- Code provides for the  following types of sentences or  orders:  1. Recognizance to keep the  peace.  2. Suspended sentence or prxn  batton.  3. Monetary fine.    -  x"4. Imprisonment in default of  payment of fine.  5. Imprisonment for life.  6. Imprisonment for a definite  term.  7. Imprisonment for an indef-  iniite term ��� preventive detention ��� this applies only to habitual cniminalis and dangerous sex  ual offemders.  8. Whipping.  ; 9. Capital punishment, hanging  (firing squad, under the%National Defence Act).  10. Miscellaneous penalties  and orders such as comupensar  tion for loss of (property and  driving prohibition.  , For certain offences a certain  penalty must be iirnposed but in  most cases only a* nunimum, is  prescribed in the Criminal Code  and the decision as ,to the degree  or kind of punishment to be imposed is made by the presiding  judge.  What factors may the judge  .consider   in   passing   sentence?  1. The seriousness of the offence.  2. The punishment provided by  law. 3. The deterrent effect on  others. 4. The record of the accused's past convictions, and 5.  any extenuating circt_n_JstaiK.es.  The judge may not consider any  feelings of revenge, anger or  malice, any previous1 record not  proved, any pending charges, or  the iact that the accused pleaded  not guilty.  Village of Gibsons  5% INTEREST CREDIT ON  1972 CURRENT TAX PAYMENTS  Made between January 1st and May 15th  Interest at the rate of 5% per annum, will be credited to any prepayment deposit on current (1972)  taxes made between January 1st and May 15th. 1972.  Interest will be calculated from the date of payment to  June 30,1972. Such deposits, jn any amount up fo the  total of the 1971 faxes, will be accepted.  Any further information required may be obtained  from the Municipal Office, telephone 886-2543.  December 22, 1971.  David Johnston,  Municipal Clerk. Special For Christmas  off  on all merchandise  NYGREN SALES 0971) LTD.  GIBSONS, Head of Wharf  880r����303  HOLIDAY BOWLING  OPEN  MON., DEC, 27 ��� 1 pm. to 6 pm.  MOONLIGHT  TUB, WED.-THIife.  M 28,2$, 30  EVBIINGS ��� 7 pm.  CLOSED  CHRISTMAS DAY, BOXING DAY  KEW YEARS DAY, & SUNDAY, JAN. 2  E&M  GIBSONS  886-2086  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  BY-LAW^: 6F  -""r-f.  A By-law to amend By-law No. 6, the Sunshine Coaffl^Jte-  gional District Building By-law, 1967. %:  The Board of the Sunshine Coast Regional District in open  meeting assembled enacts as follows:  1. CITATION: This By-law may be cited as Ithe "Sunshine  Coast Regional District Building By-law Amendment  By-law No. 61, 1971.'?  2. PERMIT FEES: Section 5.3 of By-law No. 6 is deleted  and-a new section 5.3 substituted:  "5.3   The schedule of fees to be charged for the) issuance  of a permit under this By-law shall be as follows:  (a) Single family residences and associated out-buildings or additions:  First 0 to $15,000 ������ $3.00 per thousand or fraction  thereof;  Following $15,001 to $30,000 ��� $1.50 per thousand  or fraction thereof;  Remainder over $30,000 ��� $..75 per thousand or  fraction thereof.  (b) All other structures:  First 0 to $15,000 ��� $5.00 per thousand or fraction  thereof;  Following $15,001 to $30,000 ��� $2.50 per thousand  or fraction thereof;  Remainder over $30,000 ��� $1.25 per thousand or  fraction thereof.  (c) Moving or removal of building $10.00 per building  which fee shall be additional to any fees for building permit which may be required.  The minimum charge for any permit issued under the  provisions of this By-law shall be $10.00."  READ A FIRST tunc this 16th day of December, 1971  READ A SECOND time this 16th day of December, 1971  READ A THIRD time this 16th day of December, 1971  Take notice that the above is a copy of a By-law which  will be reconsidered prior to adoption by the Regional  Board January 27, 1972.  Charles F. Gooding,  Secretary-Treasurer.  BOWLING  Now that the halfway mark.in  the bowling season is. here I  must say that in my fifth season  of coaching Bantam and Jiunior  bowlers, I have never had such  an eager and enthusiastic group  of boys and girls as Gilbsons  Juniors. Twelve weeks of bowling and we have already: beaten  a larger group of boys and girls.  There were many sad days for  - me, upon losing some of our  good girl bowlers', but-we are  doing the best we can. It is the  first time I have had the pleasure of having four players in  the honor roll of 300 or more...  We shall continue to travel  and compete against larger  bowling districts stud, as Powell  River, North and West Vai-COtt-  ver and have great hopes of returning victors. Win or lose we  gain experience. |;  To all junior bowlers I wish  them a Merry Chri-stenasi and a  Happy New Year and good-l#kv  for the coming year. ��� Coach  M. J. Prokopenko. -��  Movie News   I  ������ Starting oh Sunday Tora!  Tora! Tora! will be shownyat  Gibsons Twilight Theatre. It' reveals that at dawn, Dec. 7, 1941,  the Japanese fleet reachedja  point, 200 miles north of Hawaii  ��� and launched the first wave of  the attack squadron. American  military forces at Oahu, meanwhile were slowiy awakening to  the roiiiitine of a Sunday morning. At 0749 hours Lt. Cdr: Mit-  suo Fuchida (Takahiro Tamiura)  leader of the Japanese attapck  squadron, radioed to his fleet  "To! To! To!" (Attack! Attack!  Attadk!). At 0755 hours, even ,  before the first bomb was dropped Fluchida sent another message: "Tora! Tora! Tora!" (Tiger! Tiger! Tiger!) to siigniffy  complete surprise against the  enemy had been achieved.  At 2:22 pjn. (E.S.T.) on Dec.  % 1941, in Washington, Japanese  envoys Kurusu (Hisaoi Toake)  and Nomura (Shogo Shiimada)  handed a final peace negotiation  reply to Secretary of State Cor-  deE Hull (George Macready). . .  who. was already aware Pear^  Hafbour had been attac_LedT'>  Hull's fiery and bitter reply,to  the ambassadors was couched iii  'language never before heard in  American diplomacy;.  Admiral Yamamoto . receives  the news of the successful, surprise attack. But he also learns  that Pearl Harbour was struck  almost an hour before the Japanese ultimatLm was delivered in  Washington. "I fear all we have  done is to awaken a sleeping  giant and fill him with a terrible  resolve." '.":'' '���' 1 -|:'-���'���  Arthur iPehin's little Bi|g _VT_i*h  firings together, the talents of I  Dustin Hoiftfman and Faye Dun-.  away in a motion picture that  critics have called everything  from unroarious to a great film,  to a stringent and power!ul multi-level film, to; a larrupin la-It  palooza of a movie! II- ���  To test  his versatility,   Hotf^%  man not only undergoes aninf  credible  screen  aging process, ;  (appearing    alternately    as   .a?  young man  and a prune-faced  121 year-old survivor of the calamities of the West), but also  proves  his dramatic  skill in a  series of deft characterizations  as Jack Crabb, a vagabond of  the west who lives more than a  liifetiime of lifetimes. It will be  showing    at    Gibsons1   Twilight  Theatre from Jan. 1 to 7. It was  for his role as supporting actor  that Chief Dan George was nom*-  inate^i for an Oscar.  BRIMS WITH  PENNIES  The girls of the Minis arid'  Maxfe soccer teams are proud  recipients of a down shaped  coin bank, brimming with pennies, from senior citizens Mr.  and Mrs. Chares Muller of Hop-  kins l-ari-d-iig, whose grandson  plays soccer in another , area-.  This unsolicited support is greatly appreciated by the Gibsons*  Athletic Association.  BROWNIES MEET JAN. 12  Giibsons 3rd Brownie Pack will  not meet until Jan. 12 at 3:30  p.m. Tawny Owl and Brown Owl  wish a Merry Christmas to all  the girls.  K<&  WE HAVE A FULL SELECTION OF  CHICKENS, DUCKS AND GEESE.  ALSO WE HAVE A LARGE SELECTION  OF GOURMET FOODS  AND OF COURSE LOTS OF  NUTS, AND ALL YOUR NEEDS  ENTERTAINING for the HOLIDAY  \ - - -   ''.������'���      ",--:v  V_^_-_#t_-_*_t_l^_*-q��_��*_^  Hams, Fancy  and the Freshest  Vegetables in Town  Will Be Competitively  Priced  Store Hours  ������:-;;^li^ii)i^:_z-'9to9  THUR; m 23 - 9 to 9  :':;flM.i;lp;:'24:v9-to6  MON., De* 27 - 9 to 6  TUB. Dec. 28 - 9 fo 6  WED., Dec, 29 - 9 to 9  THUR. Dec. 30 - 9 to 9  FRI., Dec. 31 - 9 to 6  FOR ALL  YOUR H0IDAY NEEDS  GIBSONS, B.C. ��� Phone 886-2522  OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK TO SERVE YOU BETTER ByMadgeNewrnan  Coast News, Dec. 22, 1971.     1A  heardthat they are,afraid of  noise and it cannot be said truth-  tfully that the ascent up the  imountlaiih was made. with any  ���partSculjar stealth what with  George's many side "trips into  ���the bush and his frantic barbing  at imaginary game, and .the ca-  oaphohous jangling of the four  aluminum cups and saucepan  pinned to Aunt's waist, put there  hastily at the (last moment for  .want of a be_tier place.  The ihyhmic tinikle of the cups  was regularly accented by the  deeper tones, of the sauceipiaai as  Aunt stepped over logs and roots  kicking the saucepan each :__mie...  At intervals Shele's exuberance  of spirit caused her to fill the  air with vocal expression but  When Hypo asked the reason, for  ilt Shele merely wiped* her eyes  arid n_____nured something about  rook and roll and Bill Hal^y and  hos Comets.       ��� 1''' :,-  It was Shele who stopped to  ���unveil Aunt whenever necessary  and to hold her. roll steady when  (fallen trees* had to be crawled  Hinder or. climbed over. It was  Shele too who finally ended up  with Diogenes' lantern and the  bag of fruit. Jon seetaed to ���have  trouble in getting too far ahead  and had to stop and rest often  ; while waiting for the others.  "������ The territory through which  they passed had been well-known  to Hypo in her far-distant youth  and she looked albout in vain for  "old land anarks*. Of the house  built and occupied by the Browns  Senior, beside a bridge over one  of 'the creeks there was riot a  trace. The trail somewhere in  the vicinity which had led off to  young Earl Brown's pre-emption  was completely obliterated. Hypo well remembered following it,  when it was newy made, through  the deep and silent forest to the  little two-room cabin be had  built for his bride, and the pride  with which little Abbie Brown  served lunch to her first guests,  using, her new and shiny pots,  pans and dishes.   .  Somewhere near, too, there  ���had been a trail leading off to  the five-room house built by the  North family who ware here in  the 20'<s for a few years before  returning to the States where  Mr. and Mrs. North died a few  years later. Ethel North is now  (Continued oh Page 5A)  *ifti��i#i<N��.$ift.O&UH0i$i^^^  If Hypo (Hypothetical woman)  had not suggestedbreakfast that  Sunday in the Government Park  the whole gruesome idea might  not have been born. It was while  they were'��drt;\the_r third cup of  c ofifee following de_ic_oa_s baioon  and  eggs,   and toast made on  the end of a long fork held over  the emfbers of the camp fire,  that one of them brought up the  ���subject  of  hiking,  and it  was-  later in the day when they stumbled upon- the abandoned wood  shed miles up the mountain that  the horrible plan to ���camp there  overnight s__net_me was plotted.  Naturally   Hypo   vetoed   the  whole idea' as she could not see  herself    pushing    her    excess'  poundage    up    that    mountain  again the next weekends much  less laying it ��� down in a sleeping  bag upon cedar boughs on the  ground. And naturally she was  .:������. out-voted. '  And so it came to pass that on  the foilowing Saturday, morninjg  a joyful "party of ; three, Jon,  Shele and George the dog, plus  Hypo and Aunt, aflaghted from  the car\ at the stalling point,  prepared for.the long arduouS  climb up the, mountain. Hypo  was glad, ana grateful, that Aunt  had agreed to come; surprised  too, as Aunt's aversion to any  kind of foot travel is well know...  Over her bib ov_ra__si Hypo  expertly fastened ���_ a huge hunting __nife (which later was to  cause considerable dilsicomffort  as it slid about" the belt sftilcifcing  her fore and aft at unexpected  .. times) and hoisting her bed roll',  Cunningly tied initio a sort of stole -  by Jon, upon her shoulders1, she  grasped an out-sized lantern and  struck off up the trail, looking  she felt, mluch like* Diogenes..  x[ Beside his bed roll a^; Hypo's  heavy Indian sweater, Jon had  a ''p^k::>lM~_i-d' strapped to hits  back and a pack sackoveiifliow-  lng with all manner of groceries and cooking utensils. Somethings he had declined to carry,  'vjsutehi'as; a[table dl^,^e^d and  abutter plates a^^-P*-^^  but Hypotforigaiye him has fsitii-E>r  r bornnesslas he hia^h^ x  :������ ^flup:-of ;r cftftee ^a^_^-^g;_^n���_|,^  it usually took���������two to sweeten  '���.Ms nature:  xt Shele was all jrigged! out in a  -huge water ^l'and-aictoesisories.  Before j they  had:y^  very far up the toail; Aunt found.'.'.'  that, in the rnatter of selecting  and preparing a bed roll,  she  had erred. Not before realizing  that a good stout shoulder strap    .  was netce_wsary she had tasteful1-  ly  bound her. -deeping bag,' a  pai^teularly   large   and'   heavy  one, with several of her son's  neckties, using the middle one  as a handle.  * When' her arm had become  two inches longer and loose at  the socket she looked about' and  found a forked stickwhich enabledher to keep the roll balanced across the back , of her  neck by means of thrustiiig the  stick throuigh one of the tiJes  and holding it with her right  hand and balancing the other  side of the roll with her left  hand held in, a peiipendifcu-ar  position. Later it was to mean  half an hour's work of massage  and exercis�� to get her arms  back down where they belonged,  but meantime she could keep tip  with Hypo; some few paces in  ��� the rear.'      ' :;--  :������ ��� ���.���V. .' ,, ���'.    : ,  Aunt also had a little trouible  with her doming asishe had prepared for cold, weat_ier and- she  aiT-ved ait her idest-nation later  with   considerablyfewer,  garments   than  when  she started.  The Indian sweater that she had  laid loosely across1 her bed roll  occasionally    slipped,  forward  over her" face, and being help- ,  less, with her a'rms fastened on  to the stick and rollj she was  forced to stop at intervals1 and  ask  plant-vely,   "Will  someone  please unveil iwe?" The heavy  roll also threatened to throw her  forward on her face when she  stumitded on a root or log, which  she did frequently as the weight  upon her shoulders pushed her  downwards and she Was scarcely  able to .lift her feet.  A paper  ibag filled with grapes and tomatoes which she had thought-  firlily  brought  along  gave  her  some little trouble too.  i/  May the Magic and wonder of the Season  recapture your heart  Best Wishes to you and yours!  from the Management and Staff  CANADIAN FOREST PRODUCTS  ���'���������������' ��� .'...-.��� ���?  HOWE SOUND PULP DIVISION ><3_p����'��@���KS!@@@st-3t���M^ i$i-$s$i$.-d:$:'$s$i$;$l$   )_O:$;-0:d_$l$:d:$;$iftH  2A     Coast News, Dec. 22, 1971.  Hope your holiday menu includes all the joys  of the season! Best wishes for health, wealth,  and happiness to all our good friends!  H. RICHARD McKIBBIH  Gibsons  TO ALL OUR FRUENDS AND CUSTOMERS  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Gibsons  sassasi^i!  BAKERY GOODIES  SWEETEN THE HOLIDAYS  European Butter Cream Cakes  ALWAYS AVAILABLE  Buy  Your  NOW  Christmas  FROM  HENRY'S BAKERY  SUNNYCREST PLAZA Phone 886-7441  We wish all our Sunshine  Coast friends a Very Merry  Christmas and a Happy Hew  Ytear.  Bill & Nawoy Douglas &  family.  Dot, Ethel & Fred Rose  Dorothy & Herfo Steinbrun-  ner.  Reg, Ruth Godfrey  Anne Drummond  John & Doreen Matthews  Mr. & Mrs. A. S. Trueman  Alex & Jean Davidson &  family  Darryl and Sandy Page   ;  Marg and Bob Emerson  Al and Val Boyes  Sabdna Gardner  Daisy & Frank Bailey  (Marven & Peggy Volen &  family ? ��� '��� ':yX-.y-:y  Ida Lowther  . Pat & Joe Euler & family:  Albert Crowhurst        ,     "  Mrs. F. C. Warn ?  Fred and Pear Feeney       ���.������'"'  Jean & Alfred Winn ;  Ethel & Earl Bingley ���'."..  ��� Hal, Jean & Jo-Anne Jorgenson  Marylbel & Fred Holland  Steve and Betty Holland   v  Bill & Bonnie Nimmo&;;  ���:..'*.  family  Bob, Jan,  Garnet & Scott  Roiland  John & Lynn Spark & giris  Bud, Sandra, Kelly & Kaim  Jones  Lloyd & Maureen Partridge  & family.  Dorothy & Keith Wiright  ,  Lome & Amy Blain & family ��� "-!'- ,  E. Gisvold  Margret & Harry Simiiith  ���Patty & G_eri Bawtinheaimer  Irene Green  Jean and Archie Russell  Bud and Cecilia Fisher &  ���':; "family' ������;���" :r'r,-:- 'X.1'-- \,.  ���'Mr, & Mrs. Don Head & ^  family ' '..;:"   . ������'������^.'.i  John & Ruth Harrison &  fa_n_ly  Frank & Shirley Daugherty  & family  Roy & Grethe Taylor  Freeman & Virginia  Reynolds & family  Dick  & Marilyn Ranniger  & family  (Jail & Dennis  Madhon  &,  family .  r Cecil &.Bernice Chaj__her__nj*V  ..''family1'  V     1 'vL   l~--\*-  ���Mdrris & Nancy Nygren.  . Jill, Steve, Debbie, Chilis &  Laurie Hill ;     ; ���' ,x   ;  Doing & Shirley Cryderman  & family  Ed & Mae Freer  Jiin_,& Vera Munro  Don & Esther Aridow  Doris & Mick Parsey  Fred, Mary & Tom Stenner  John Harvey    ���  Instead of sending local  Christmas Cards, these fam--  ijies have donated $174.75-  to the Gibsons Kiwanis Senior Citizens Building Fund.  CHRISTMAS GREETINGS  to ail our friends  from Gibsons Auxiliary  fo St. Mary's Hospital  Dora Benri  EHa Hilcks  Oney De Camp  Mamie Scott  iSaUy Thompson  Wiljo and Florence Wiren  Mrs. Eva Pilling  Al & Jests Christiansen and  ,'faotniOy.   ���  Loiaie and Amy Blain*  Isabel and Jim Eraser  Miss Olem Cruicbsihiank  Mrs. May Lovell  Dr. and Mrs. John Crosby  Andre & Belle, Ray & Bonita Dube  Tomimy & Rene Davey  Mrs. Davina Bo-derson  (Mr. aind Mrs. Verne Rott-  li_ff and family '  Jiim & Verla Hofbtson & family ;'���:-;..: y ���'.���'  Mr. & Mrs. Michael'Kitsou  and ifamily. '���-.:���.-���;������ ''-'  Lorhe and Dooley Mason *  Milchael ;ahd Mary Mason  Mrs. Robert -Te-ford;  BUI and Glad... Davis  . Mary and Phil Fletcher  Alf and Alameda W__Lt__i(g  Ed and Dorils KuHander  Ernie\a_.d Vergie Baxter  Ed and Barbara Chiasson  Margaret and Del. Jones .  Mrs.,Anne Burns  Vi and H. Harris  Frank. and Jean Wyngaert  Dr. a<nd* Mrs1. Hugh Ihgliis  Steve and Donna Mason  Ted and Louise Hume and  family  Colin and Sally Dobell  Mr. "and Mrs. W. Wiei-nihandl  Elsie and Fred Saunders  Jim & Derek Setchlfield  i$i$ii��i��i��i��i��i��.��Mi$i��i��i$W��i$i��i��i��i��iii*]  Only the Best  to you and'yours  atlYuletide!  TO ALL OUR FIENDS AND CUSTOMERS  KEN DEVRIES FLOOR C0VERIHGS LTD.  . '.-Gibsons'  A sincere thanks to all who     /  donated to the Gibsons Hospital Fund. i:^:i'ix-^-^i:'yy '      ^'���:>:^X-\;::..  .-.'���������.������. \v,    _ \j. *���      *-���   ���** - -  ��� *jv    v 4* ���>���?���  ��SCW. INC  We hope there's room at  your place for our  good wish...  L>v__y^^/Vu/WW*A,  RAY JOHNSON TRUCKING  Ray, Ev and David  WISHING YOU AND YOUR  LOVED ONES THE MERRIEST,  MOST ABUNDANT HOLIDAYS!  LOCAL 297, IBPS&PMW  Port Mellon The legend of Gibsons Cl-i_ri^t-p    lights  (By  ED  THOMSON)  For the first time in many  years, the Qiiristmas fairyland  of Lights at the RoJbinson plaice  on School Road will not shine  forth in the still night air.  Dad Robinson, the keeper of  those lights- has passed' along  and 'with has going, he has left  to his six sons a legacy of re-  memtorance in the legend of the  Christmas lights of Gcfosoris.  . The old place is dark and silent but many are those Who re-  memfber the lights on School  Road hill at Christmas'-.time and  .many-are the enquiries Winston  and his brothersi are called to  answer.^   " ''������'-.- 'x.  In family council; the Robinson brothers,' Charlej the eldest,  living north of Pi_nce Rupert;  George and Carman, Vancouver; John and Godfrey at Squamish and Winston in_; Gibsons  came to the decision1 that now  their father-was gone from the  house on the hill, he took with  him the secret of the Eghts. They  felt there was little point in per-  patuatmg-. the dream that died  with their father.  Forljuiiatelly this was not entirely so, for on bur last visit tQ.  Dad in the spring, this frail but  stout-hearted father of six hefty  sons, who was Dad to many a  generation, of those identified  with the local chapter of De-.  Molay, iir-ported* to us the true  secret; of the lights.  Aiqcording to him, it first bap-  (pened almost 60 years ago on a  blizzardy Christmas Eve, 17  miles from Stoughton, Sask.,  where the Robinsons and their  then two sons', Charie and Carman had their farm.  The well below zero weather  threatened blizzard condition's all  that day, : Arctic winds swept  over the prairie and angry storm  clouds _scudd-ed low and threatened to dump their load of snow  under the canopy of a steel-gray  ..sky;   ./;  The Robinsons, particularly  ���the young ones were looking forward to a long promised Christmas .visit  from  Dad's brother  Here's hoping your  Christinas really slums  Peninsula Plumbing LM.  SunsMnc Coast Highway. Gibsons  GIRI  ������CW.IHc.  We hope your holidays Vwfnd up!  to be everything you Wisli fori  Elphinstone Recreation  Rcfaerts Creek  and wife who lived in Moose  Jaw; the journey entailed a* rail  trip to Stoughton then 17 miles  across snow and windswept  roads by horse-idrawn sleigh to  the Robinson farm. As night'  drew on the wind increased, to  howling gale*-i_orice, driving the  swirliihig snow before it.    ���      ���  It was then the Roibinsons de-.  aided their guests would never  attempt the last leg of their journey on such a night, but inward-  iy Dad knew what a determined  Mian hi's brother coftild be and so,  just in case, he hung a barn lantern on a hiigh* pole over the gate  where it gleamed out'; into* the  angry wight.  The hours ticked by as Mother  Robinson tended her pots and1  pans in readiness. for the' Christ-  ana'S feast on the n_or_Tow. Outside the blizzard howled with increasing force around the; corners of the Robinson _a_im,: then  faintly at first, the sound of  sleigh be-ls. Into the snowdrifted  yard came a cutter, drawn by a  team of exhausted horses, steaan  issuing in clouds from their ribs-  trlils and heaving flanks.  The guests had arrived,. chilled to the bone, but safe and  sound under the protective cov-.  ering of buffalo robes. It had  been quite a scary journey, this  isleighride from Stoughton. No  sooner were they out of town  when the swirling snow blotted  out the trail. They were lost and;  at the mercy of the blizzard!  The horses plunged from drift to  drift and threatened to overturn  the cutter at any moment. Just  as things became crucial, the  team stumlbled over the railway  right c^ way and proceeded  along the tracks which providen-  tiiahly ran within a quarter of a  mile from the farm.  It was at this point, sighted  through the flying snow was the  welcoming light hung high over  the farm gate. Needless to say,  it was a Merry Ohii'Stmas for all.  From that time ���> on, a light  shone out from the Robinson  farm come sundown. Years later when Dad and his growing  family moved to Gibsons, elec~  trJcity took over from the old-  fashioned kerosene lamps and  each night, its brighter light  shone out over the Bay to tell  that all1 was well in the Robinson  household.  Then came the ritual of the  Christmas lights at the house on  School Road, and each year just  before the holiday Da_l and his  boys would create their fairyland with a myriad of flashing  coilored lights set out oh ^he  lawn under the pine trees. As  the years went by, the Robinson  sons, now grown up and away  with families of their own, returned each year and helped put  up the lights of Chrisitmas. It  was a very proud Dad Robinson, well up in;ye^urs, although  ill-health forced him to give  over the active part of the joby  to his sons, he always sat at the  head of the Yuletide board to  give thanks and carve the turkey.  The lights always remained on  until the Twelfth Night, for Dad  too, believed deeply in the tradition'of the mystical' magic of  those lights. This is the story  Dad Robinson told (us just before he passed along last sum-  Coast News, Dec. 22, 1971.     3A  mer.  True, the old Rofeinson olace  will be shrouded ih darkness  ���this year, but under star-studded  skies, one shines in brightness  above aU others, the North Star  and we would like to think that  somehow, pad Robinson, keeper  of the lights of heaven, is still  on the job trimming the lamps  of Heaven.  over-flowing cheer  for you and yours.  Joan and Jack  WARN  .*it.��.*l*&&^  Sincere good wishes  i to you, our good friends and  cicstomers, this very joyous season.  Who Serve You  at  Sunnycrest Plaza Tasella Shop  Uncle Mick's  The Yarn Barn  Shop-Easy No. 5  Sechelt Cleaners  C & S Hardware  Sechelt Jewellers  P. A. Coffee Bar  Tyee Airways Lfd.  Whispering Pines  Bank of Montreal  The Dallis Studios  The Toggery Shop  Chain Saw Centre  Tyee Products Ltd.  ra   ���  L &H Swanson Ltd,  Morgan's Mens Wear  Sechelt Shell Service  Sechelt Beauty Salon  Sechelt Agencies Ltd.  Sechelt Bowling Alley  Robilliard Electric Ltd.  Royal Bank of Canada  Sechelt Western Drugs  Sechelt Garden Centre  Kruse Drug Stores Ltd.  Gilmore's Variety Shop  Trail Bay Hardware Ltd.  Sunshine Auto Parts Ltd  Sechelt Family Mart Ltd.  George Flay Barber Shop  Bernies Supermarket Ltd.  Peninsula Motor Products  (1957)  LTD.  Goddard's Fashion Centre  Parkers Hardware (1969) Ltd.  Cliff's Boats & Accessories Lfd.  Sunshine Coast TV Sales; Service  LTD.  our mam;  customers  SL  ' *  i *- . . . ��� '   ��� - "-.*-.'. Ci  ! This is the season of the year when gladness and  joy prevails ��� and most especially for us, when  we look back over the past and realize how much  you have contributed to our success. To our many  good friends and good customers..,  OUR    BES T    HOL ID AY  ISHES  Standard Motors of Sechelt Ltd. Hike-happy Hypo  May your holidays be bright  and filled with special joys  TO ALL MY FRIENDS AND CUBITS  A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS  VINCEPREWER  McMYNNREALTY  MR*__ft9tftlN*_N^^  Mrs. Ed Willis and her kid brother, Chester, is the father of  a grown ifamily. The Norths bad  pre-empted two 40-aere lots with'  the idea of logging them but  Mrs. Noilth suffered such an attack of asthma the first night in  the new house that they had to.  move down to sea level the next  day.  -; Of these and many other pioneers Hypo pondered as she tra-,  veiled the overgrown trail'. She  also tried to come to a decasion  as to which reducing diet she  would start the next day. '  The first stop was mlade at  the old Harrison homestead  where Mr. Harrison had carved  a home out of the wilderness arid  alone brought up twdsons. .  The old house, hand hewn  from the bush, still stands in its  large *ciles--*n,g which is partly  fenced and abounds* in grass*,  fruit trees and remnants oif a  garden. Everything has bean  stripped from the house, but the  remalining floor, roof and sides  looked good to Aunt and Hypo  as they th__i_k_u'lly let their roils  slip to the floor and sank down  upon them. Hypo forgot momentarily that the bread and eggs  were wrapped im her roll and  munched happily on sandwich-eis  and much of the fruit from  Aunt's paper bag. On bits of the  bag, too, as the contents were  a bit crushed.  They were not given long to  rest as Jon pointed out that they  were a long way from their dies-  t-inatdon and there was much to  do before dark.  The less said about the ordeal  of the upward climb the better  but much could be said of the relent, ess bullying by the lounger  two as they pitilessly urged  Aunt and Hypo on.  "To thinik;'. Hypo muttered,  "ait on_ tiime we were- iable. to.  drive all' the way up here, and  now we are come to this."  We're choosing this way of  making  a "special trip" to  your house to remember you,  The  of your  Management and Staff  Owned Food Service  you a  MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR  "About mid - a*_t'e___oon they  ducked under a low-hanging hor-  '- nets' nest and came out on the  old Fleming Camp clearing in  which the huge barn s*t__l stands  with part of the roof caved in  and the floor, missing. Here and  ���there foundation logs and posits  remain where blu__khouses once  stpcd, and the rotted floor of'the  main house is still visible in the  tangled weeds.  "Now here," said Hypo, "was  a place. We danced on this  floor." ,.  This the others found hard to  believe but Hypo went on to explain that Fleming's camp, be-  , sides housing Mr. Fleming, was  also; the temporary home of  Mrs. Fleming and their daughters Myhera and Phyllis, and  Mrs. Fleming's sister, Mrs. Ar-  t_ijur and her daughter Lois, and  the big house was the scene of  many a party and the gathering  place of young folk for miles  around.  "Moreover," Hypo went on,.  "the wood shed we are about to  camp in belonged to the Flemings Senior and it went with a  well constructed house which  since has been taken away board  by board."     �����     .      ��� '  The painty passed around the  north side of the barn and hit  the old trail to the elder Flemings' wood shed where Jon had  ' preparations for camp well under way, he having deft the  others a few miles baick and  come on ahead, divested himself  of his load, returned for Aunt's  and again returned to camp.  Of course everyone knows that  camp is aways made near water  but does everyone know that  creeks sometimes dry up or are  diverted? So Hypo, Aunt and  Shele started out, armed with a  'bucket and pots*, t0 find a water  hole. They knew-Roberts Creek  flowed to the easlt of the old  camp but the problem was how  to get down to it. They found a  faintly marked trail leading in  ahv easterly direction and followed it, hoping it would lead them  down the steep gully, which, in  a fashion, it did.  - -*^Bys-���ow,'" Shele said, after  some tiime had elapsed, "we.  must be nearly to Port Mellon.''  "Nonsense," Aunt groaned.  "We can't be more than five  undies from camp, and only one  mile from the creek." And she  gazed lihfiirTStily at the water far  below. "Golly, what a .^uflly"  she murmured. :  By tMs time Hypo was rolling  down the bank, and fetching up  against a tree she called up to  them that this was a reasonably  cleared spot. It wias, too. Nothing grows on a perpendicular  wall.;;The water when they slid  into it was cold and very wet,  and the rocks oiver . which the  creek tumbled and swirled were  slippery, and the wonder is that  thlree receptacles finally reached  camp with even three quarts of  water. .  The next hour was a busy one.  Aunt and Shele brought in wood  while Jon made shelves for food  and put in nails for hanging the  lantern, cups, and so on. Hypo  whittled oifif cedar boughs for  mattrjesses and wondered how  her inner-^spring was getting  along wiithouit her. Later Jon.  was to be heard muttering that  it was the green tips that should  'have been used and not the roots .  and trunks.  The camp fire, on a bed of  stones, was built near the broad  doorway, and after it was lighted it was no time at all before  the shed was. filled with dense  smoke which forced the occupants to evacuate, choking and  gjasping. However, the ever ingenious Jon leaped upon the roof  and propped up some shakes to  let the smoke escape, and in due  time the quartet were busily en-  gagedjin the business of cooking  dinner.  To say that Hypo enjoyed the  job wduld be somewhat short of  the truth. From her height the  camp-fire at her feet seemed far  away,   particularly  as  by then  the   bruises   sustained   by   the  combat with the gully were making themselves fe_t, and her e_-  derlyjjbones were creaking om-  inpusi!: at every painful move.  She wjas not  one to  do much  stoop?hig i. she could help it. At  home Ishe had everything built  to  suit her height, and at one  time when Aunt mounted a chair  ���to  reach  something in  a   cup-  iboard over the sink she excdaim-  (Continued from Page 1A)  ed, "So this is what it looks like  up here!" Aunt was a wit.. Actually the laundry tubs, ironing  board and work areas were only  four   inches   higher   than   the  Ua.1*. News, Dec. 22, 19/1.     5A  nortm. Hypo thought yearningly  of them now.  Jon had erected a handy bar  across the fire which later slipped from its mooring when  Shele tripped over the dog near-  (Continued on Page 6A)  i*:*i*i*;*i*i*ii:*i#iil*i��i*;*!*i*:*i*:��:*:*i*  HAVE A HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASONI  FROM THE MANAGWENT AND STAFF  of the  Peninsula Hotel  :��!��?��f��!#!jfjf��?��!��!*!��f��!��t!*!*!#?��t!��?��ti Hike-happy Hypo  ly pushing Aunt into the soup,  and spiled the precious pail of  iboiling coffee.- Using a box or  two, cordlwood and a small log  for chairs they finally sat down  to a fine dinner of soup, crisp  steak, strong coffee, well  grounded, and smoked bread.  The tin of pears might well Wave  been the best part of the meal  if Jon had not dumped1 the contents on the floor while reaching  for a candle to see what he was  doing. It isn't easy to open cans  with a can opener that has been  left in a drawer several miles  away.  Hypo didn't know if the smoke  would dissiipate  germs   on  the  dishes, but, after watchtog Shele  and Jon wash and put them  away, she hoped it might be so.  Anyway, how could germs find  the way to the cups in that murky, smoky shack?  The party now gathered albout  the fire and Jon brought out the  cards. Bridge did not lend itself  to the atniosphere so they decided on daha'sta. Canasta1, under  some cincumsances is not a dii_-  __cu_t game to play, but it slows  things up somewhat when a  candle stuck in a bottle has to  be dealt along with the cards,  when the score pad and pencil  keep slipping into the dark crevices   of  the   floor,   when  the  (Continued from Page 5A)  smoke suddenly veers .about  causing much coughing ]|and  gasping for fbreath, and1 partners pass cards over an open  fire expecting to become living  lorchesi at any m__ner_t, ?The  four had to keep. rotating dlurilng  the game so that the one backing up against the shed opening  could thaw out. They_had |cied  hanging a- blanket there vbu|f. the;  room had be*come too smoky. ;  As the seats beca_ne .teider  and more tiii!Com_ortable,.^i^i as  Hypo's vertabrae began ^|set-  tle in the wrong groove^||and  since she hadn't been 'lamelpo.  read the spots on the car^-_bf  the last half hour anyway dUfe tp  smoke getting into her eyes, .the  sleeping bags lying cozily sade  by side, wall to wail, at thes fer  end of the room began to look  very tempting. Alas, how"|can  looks be' so deceiving? 1  Shele and Jon took the two on  the outside walls thus helping to  keep out ithe"draft. Hypo lowered her aching bulk down.beside  Jon and Aunt put herself nesatly  between her and Shele. George  'saiuggHed between Aunt and Hypo amd was the only; one to sleep  during thlat awful night.  While the four were zipping up  their bags,winding watches, settling their iimibs co_r_fortlaibly  v and making ready for stanfcer,  the bright remarks shot backl  and forth among them. Then a__  was silent. ���-.,���.-,..^.,  Silent is a poor word to jcles-  tordlbe the woodls in the destdlof  ���night.   "Outer   spateeemiu^f jbe/'  like this," Hypo ithougfl-t, '.only  safer." Irlxx-xl^':  The firelight danced fitfully  throwing 'modern art on the  walls, To her left Hypo heard  Aunt iturninig o^ioetly'ySO as not  'to disturb anyone; and she;; too,  turned, as her side had become  paralysed. And landed on one of  the cedar boughs fro_n*whax_h  she had neglected ta'-srt-^Jthe  jagged ends of brarkihes: ;Wi^  remarks suitable tp the oooaaoi?!  muttered beneath , her towialih  she hkristed her bed to tt_c^l%^  Jon's voiice, amused* ^Crame  softly. "What's the matter Moin?  Did you get some stomps too? I  thought you had given thenixail  to me." v  Shele's merry tone�� came next  "She -" doesn't play favorite^"  she said. "I iiave my' M  share." ��� -''5'V ��� ' ,;.  "I don't know what I have,"  iniurmiured Aunt, "but whatever  it is you may have it back."  Even under trying C-Tcuihsitan-  ces Aunt would say may instead  of can.  The night wore on, painfully to  all hut George. Shele, a light  sleeper, would have slept without waking i!f the others had per-  im_tted her to, and Jon also, but-  eaich time a slight noiise occurred to break the eerie quiet outside, Hypo wakened him to tell  him the fire needed more fuel.  Towards _norni_nig nils1 humor  turned quite caustic and Hypo'  wondered if he wasi coming  down with something.  Aunt revolved quietly all niight  except for a brief moment when  she slipped from her bag, groped for her flashlight and silently :  left tihe shed. Her return was so  precfip-tous that she tripped  headlong over George, who " (remained; inert, and when she was  again inside her bed' she found  it to be, briefly, almost eoinr-  fortaible.  By morning Aunt and Hypo  had taken a good inch' off theSr  respective hips and prohably  several years off their lives..  Shele and Jon were refreshed  and happy, Shele merry and lively, Jon gay with humorous  quips. He hadn't come down with  anything after all  While Hypo struggled to get  out of bed, trying to raise herself to a slitting position, first on  one disaFoled hiip and then the  other, Aunt had already acconr-  ���&WZ^^*M^^W^^^tX%  ft-tt-��-��_fc-ft_ftft_tt--*--ti^^  plashed.the deed (she was shorter and, after that night, much  lighter) and thekids, dashing  about as if they had not just  experienced a night ��� of torture,  had breakfast cooked. The won-  derfiul aroma of coffee, frying  bacon and eggs, and burnt toast  was/ an incentive to extra effort,  and soon she joined Aunt at the  wash basin outside the door.  And felt the first drop of rain.  There never was* a descent  made in: Ibetter^to bi  focals diBcarded, weak, ankles  forigotten, avoirdupois and suffering b_ickigh*ored, set the pace  ^ and loped down the mountain  side, bed roll and lantern swinging in the breeze, tak-Sng logs  and fall-eh* : trees in graceful  leaps, at such a rate, of speed  that even Jon had <____tou_ty in.  keeping, iip.  Fearful of being left behind,  and still clutching the bag with  the remains of the grapes and  tomatoes, Aunt somehow managed to keep within sight, and only  Shele lagged, doubled up in what  seemed to Hypo, glanicihg back,  an attack of hysteria or perhaps  stomach pains. She thought fleet-  ingly that maybe it was Shele  whlo was coming down with  something. For that matter they  would all be in bed tomorrow,  with double pneumonia or worse.  lUpion reachinig the vcar they  found it firmly embedded in several inches of mud and water  and it took half an hour or so  to budge it. They had to wring  the water out of tlhear sleeping  bags before they could lift them'  into the car and when that was  done they.-limbed in too, Aunt  doing, so with dtfiaJculty, as she  was using both hands to hold  the fruit, the bag having ripped daimply in several places.  ' 'Are you coming in for coffee or do. you want to go straight  home? "NJon asked Aunt as* they  "neared the crossroad-.  "Just take me home.  PLEASE." Aunt said, with what  Hypo  though  was unnecessary.  emphasis. " r  " "Grapes, anyone?" she asked;  always polite, a�� she a_ighted'at  her door. y  Later   over   siea_i_ing   coitiee*  Jon and Shele gleefully recalled .  the Mghlight's of the trip. ./Shele.  with eyes brim_r_ing over  arid  with suddeni shaking spells. Hy-  po's concern seemed to ihcnease  6A     Coast News, Dec. 22, 1971.  her jsutffeiiK^ Jon's  remarks w;ere pointlesis and went  right'over her head. But one  thing he said loud and clear.  "Next time we'll go for three  days and get to that mountain  ibeliind there.; Two diays to get'-  there arid oneto get^(back."  .; Hypo maide a note of the doctor's telephone number on the  pad and retired to bed to wait  for pneumonia to set in.  OfWJfOHUfWmitlW^^HJrtHHil^WWtf*?!!  ��ICW.INC.  Let us lift our hearts and voices in joyful  song and prayer at this most holy season.  Kelly's Garbage Collection  Gibsons  I#i��l��i��i*i��i#i��i��i��i��ifti*i��i9i*i��ifti��i0i*i��ift  From all of us at Uncle Micks  we wish our valued customers and friends  A Most Merry Christmas  and a Happy and Healthy New^ear  Jane Merrett Paula Gibbons; Biarr^MacI^^  Auntie Betty and llnde Micic | u    answer your  CHRISTMASSEAL  LETTER TODAY!  CLINIC ACTIVITY  Commenting on activities towards getting an emergency  clinic for Pender Harbour area  Regiona Dilstrict (board chairman' J. H. Tyner, who is also  Pender Harbour's director, stated at ast week's meeting that  the minister of health was set-,  t'ng up a meeting for his advisors to report ba��dk to liiim.  -  ��f��f#!��!��!��!��!��!����!��f��!��f$!��!��f$f��f*f��!*r0f��f  A VERY  MERRY CHRISTMAS!  ANN-LYNN FLORIST  j__N-_q��>_t_ftkffi-_K^^  Holiday greetings  from your little friends at  DAH WHEELER  IMPERIAL ESSO DEALER  Hopkins Landing  & '-.'������  3��S_.  I  __  that is beautiful in every wayi  ANN'S COIFFURES  Gibsons  ��ttl��MM#��l��^  A wreath of good wishes for  health, wealth and happiness  from all your friends at  -���<��� *  JOHN HIND-SMITH  Gibsons '  ��mm�� m����V��milW����������lll��*\*t  {.-.  |  CROSSWORD  PUZZLE  �����  P   ACROSS  [ 1. Toned down,  i    as a color  ! ���.Egyptian  dancer   >  SO, Accustom   .'.  ___,Partof  speech  ___.BeIt  3ft. Savor  j&Staxmum  26. Have debts  18. George's  brother  IfcStill  SO. lamentable  _DU Jalopy ,  g<L Content*  pomxy  musical       ;  ! St.Harangue  ��� SKt'S-chausted  37. Garbage  S8. Artistic  2f.F__itical  coalition  ;�����.���-,;���  constrictor  SI* Undersized  SS, Vandal  Iff. Sphere  SfcCkmsumed  , ST. Imitate  SB. Keep score  40. Pay boost  41. IS toi�� -  4S.__._dea  boo-boo  44,P___tadel  ��      TJ-uguay  41. Powdery  L        SOWN  I S.Basy   2. Loosen  3; Reverse a  condition  (3 was.)  4. Memory-  filled  time  5. Place  6. Fed the  . "kitty"  7.Mauna-������,  Hawaiian  volcano   "  8, Parlor game  (2wds.)  9. Contest  Joiner  14. Planet  17. Take up  arms  23. Some  24. River  (Sp.)      _  25. Wooden .��� P-i-ni  shoe  26. Assess  propor-  ".tion-1\  ately  27. Scoffed  29. Wager  31.1970  Oscar  winner  Today's  Answer  ���0_3-]-_   BOSE  ^EFieiE   __EBB  bedds ccEinp  EPO   EWE   SHE  nrara b_d__ SHOD  EEHE  nnsa  ncsaH  P1QR   HOE   DEB  nmn bee eiii.  Boson __���______  C_QDB��_1   EE_1__G_]__  B3HD   BBOfflCT  33. Disturb  34. Indigent  39. Allow  41. Irish battle  cry  COFFEE PARTY  Roberts Creek Hospital Auxil-  daory annual co��fee party Monday  Dec. 13 dn the library was a  'SuiocesslM event with a good attendance. Winners of the four  raffles were, doll to Mrs. L. Lepage, Pratt Rd.; Christmas cake  Coast News, Dec. 22, 1971.     7A  to Mrs. Margaret Smith, Lower  Rd.; smaller cake to Mrs. Vana  Beeman. Holder of ticket No.  56 for ornamental _g_rbs is asked  to. phone Mrs. Newman at 886-  2451.  ;g_$-4��Hgee��p<s^^  ^J      MERRY  CHRISTMAS  Hope you  have a  sportin' holidag!  -   .    ���t_a?K;. s.  :_Y,;1  THE SMITH.  PINK ELEPHANT LAUNDROMAT  -������ ,lll.���/l'-.. 'Gibsons  _��_ There is no better  way thcin the good old-  fashioned way of extending  our sincere good wishes at this  joyous holiday than to say: Hope you  and yours have a very Merry Christmas Day!  From these  V   . -/������������'.':, *..������  Fabric House  J.  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