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Array Provincial Library��  Victoria,- B, C<,  The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 8862622  Volume 25  Number 5, February 2, 1972.  10c per copy  West Sechelt water  contract hope gone  .   fVr WW^JW ��� *�� ff  '  ' Replying to West Sechelt's opposition tK> setting bulk' water  rates- toy bylaw .instead of by  contract, the Reigional board  ma_ntaiT_s.it cannot legally enter into'water. corrtiiacts;  This was brought out at Thursday night's1 Regional board meeting last week, when the finance  G0___mittee reported on the latest  West Sechelt move.  The -pertinent part of the West  S-eichelt argument published, in  the Coast-News Dec. 22 reads:  "Dear Slirs: The trustees1 of  West Sechelt Imprxwement District feel that' the imposition of  Bylaw 59, is 'unjust and unwarranted. We are opposed to the  Regional District arbitrarily setting bulk water rates by by-law.  Whether the Regional District  agrees that there is a contract in  force at'the"prescnt time'ornotr  does not alter the .fact.that the  matter is best handled by - contract. We believe the establishment of bulk water rates by a  negotiated contract to be the  much preferred method, iii fact  the only'method. Resorting to a  bylaw -is -the line of-least -resistance, a means to an easy end.  Thisbylaw^is nota bylaw for  the setting of bulk waiter rates  by the Regional District generally, but one designed specif ically  for setting rates for water used  by the- Improvement District  alone since the Regional District  does not sell water in bulk- to  any other ���consumer."   ,���  The finance committee, headed  by/Director Frank'Wes. in, its  by the less than fair presentation of the situation between the  two sides at the tiime of the bylaw submission.  The Regional board argument  states that negotiations ,with .the  WiSWID trustees led to', the; understanding, that the Region will  supply .bulk water, leaving the  distribution to* the -W,SWID._ It  was also agreed that WSW3JD  cu_tome__r should pay the same  water rate as the rest of the water users to provide additional  revenue to the Region -to offset  some of the rather heavy supply  costs to the WSWID. It was also  fully understood' that a< rate  structure should be adopted by  the Region which with due regard to the WSWID's debt commitments would not impose a  helavier cost to the individual  WSWID customer than that  borne by "the other'water users.  -To reduce the remaining supply " deficit further in future  years the trustees proposed and  the Region agreed that the boundaries of the WSWID would be  expanded to include' some water  demanding new subdivi-dons,  which could be achieved'Tby" the"  WSWID without material capital  cost to them,, During,.the earlier  stages Of the negotiatiions the  trustees had refused' permission  to s the Region to use that part  of their mains,:, Vi^hich was need-  ed \o supply the subdivisions directly. This is presently the only  method torget water to the' subdivisions - without - prohibitive  capital coste'ty, having to duplicate" * ah   existing   mate    The  ment  byUIC  local press1 and distributed to  various political and governmental, agencies. The committee  found "itself somewhat1 surprised  reply noted ^ that the vWSID-,_��.-',f, agreed rate. inerea_re^J;o._^uali-e,  ter had _eeh'f published $3* "the; t'.>WSV^b'r,rat^ was'$4,per custo-  . ���_.  _���? ..,...�� ~...�� -.�����-,���*,_���>_.__���.<>._. ,.     mer for about 140 households of  $560 per annum.  ���Although a fully detailed rate  structure had not been completed' in final form by the time of  the last negotiating meeting, the  bylaw amendment incorporated  the agireed upon jxrints. It also  provided an additional bonus to  the WSWID customers by increas  ing the/daily average water, allowance to 225 gals: from the 170  gials per day'engineered rating  of the WSWID. Besides the provision of the $560 additional revenue to the region and some  penalty against excessive water  waste the bylaw does not contain  (Continued on Page' 7)  Hospital tax  to increase  e  Maintaining St. Mary's Hospital budget for 'this year was  one of the most complicated^ he  has ever seen, Chairman Frank  West of the hospital board finance comimittee, informed last  week's board meeting the mill  rate this year would be increased from-half a mill to somewhere  between two and three mills.  This came as the result of construction of the addition to the  hospital being completed and  repayment of the $500,577 loan  starting this year. The amount  to be raised would be about  $111,000 and based on last year's  assessment the tax would range  between two and three mills.  Teachers profesfl  Teachers of this school district  have sent a telegram to'provincial education minister Brothers  objecting to legislation "now before the provincial house.  The telegram reads: "Sechelt  Teachers Association strongly  objects to proposed legi_.ation  removing teachters right to free  collective bargaiining -stop we  believe conflict and chaos' to be  inevitable if your government  ���continues its intransigent- and  hostile educational policies stop  We urge immediate withdrawa.  Douglas,  still in front  - Pender Hanbour area continues  to lead in new home construction on the Sunshine Coast,  building inspector Fred Reyburn  sacd in his annual report to the  Regional District board.  He showed.that 42 homes plus  one mobile home were added to  the Pender Harbour area during  1971, costing $972,000.  Total mnstruction costs for the  entire Regional Dist-dct, -excluding the two villages, was $3,339,-  950. With the two villages added  the total wouldi hit $4,371,017,  below the 1698 record of $6,363,-  000. ���  Oher areas in Ithe Regional  District showed, the * Joliowing  oo-nsfiruction totals for the year:  Area B (Halfmoon Bay) $599,000  Area'C-{West SechieM) "$596,900;.  Area D (Roberts Creek) $265,000  Area E (Gibsons Rural) $354,150  and Area F (Langdale) $595,000.  ���v . _ -I  Auxiliaries add  to hospital fund  When the Cto-ordinating Council of St. Mary's .Hospital Auxiliaries met on Tuesday, Jan.' 25,  the following officers were elected for 1972: President, Mrs. M.  Raines; v_ce--pres-dent, Mrs. E.  T. Grafe; treasurer, Mrs. G. C.  Newman; secretary, Mrs. W. J.  Dockar-and publicity, Mrs. C. E.  Longley.  " During 1971, the council paid  $8,698.53 to St. Mary's Hospital,  to be used for the purchase of  furniture and equipment.  The presidents of the six auxiliaries  presented their annual  reports and turned over to the,  Co-ordinating Council a combined  total of  $10,915.' The Thrift  CHAIRMAN H. J. ALMOND  _ Two directors were nominated  for the chairman of the Regional,.  District board, at its meeting  Thursday of last week. They  were Director H. J. Almond,  (Roberts Creek, nominarted by  Chairman J. H. Tyner and Dir-  ertor Lome Wo_ver<ton, and Dir-  ecttor Cliff Thorold, West Sedielt  nominated by Mayor Waiter, Pe-  ��� terson of  Gibsons   and JVIayor  ' Ben Lang of Seehelt.  By secret ballot Director Ai-  ^ mond .was elected. The new  chalirman; cofinplimented retiring  - Chairman Tyner on the excellent job he had done in 1971.  Earlier Judge Mittlesteadt ad-  ministred the -oaths of office to  the re-elected and re-appo.nted  directors.  Second phase  sewer tenders  ."    Tenders' have v been called tov  ���~" cover ^he "supply of material lor,  ^ Gibsons sewage treatment plant  and outfall, Clerk David Johnston informed council at its Tues  " day night meeting.  These tenders will' be t opened' around the.  middle of- February.  Separate tenders will be called  later for the actual installation  of the equipment. Counci gave  ' first reading to Bylaw 229, the  > Recreation Centre $500,000 referendum, for a February 26 vote,'  . with  an  advance  poll Thurs.,  Feb. 25 The bylaw will be passed at a special meeting Thurs-  , day. Third reading was given a  revised Bylaw 228, the Business  Licence Bylaw.  The provincial Motor Vehicle  branch requested the Munlcipal  Hall be open and available, to  the public for obtaining 1972  ,auto .license tags on Sat., Feb.  26. Council agreed.  The annual Salvation Army  request for a.grant of $50 was  granted  Gibsons St. Mary's Hospital  Auxiliary sought use of the pres-  - ent library building when vacated for mini-thrift shop use. Mayor Peterson said other organiza-  - tions had approached him for  use of the building. Council decided that all such requests- be  . held unt'I the -building is no  longer 'used as a library.  Gibsons Old' Age Pensioners  organization suggested, by letter  that its members. had discussed  the Regional Recreation idea  and hoped' that no part of the  expense, of this project will be  forced* on ratepayers of Gibsons."  Aid. Ted Hume urged council  to keep after the sewer contractors to rectify bad spots that  have disturbed some citizens.  Mayor Peterson read from Regional District board January  meeting minutes items that affected Gibsons area.  ^Unemployment Insurance Commission insurance benefits to  those- laid off work, were given'  quite a workout at a union meeting Wednesday night last week  in the Legion hall, Gibsons.'  'What apparently- irked members were discrepancies in pay-  - ments- on'what some described  - sis similar conditions, all out of  work for the same ���period of'  time,  under the same c_rcun_-  - stances. Yet the meeting learned  some would -get $123 and others  ' would get variations of that sum,  down to $77.  "  ,; John McNevin, president of  the Port Mellon union was chairman and George Ingram, UIC  representative came fromi Vancouver to hear the complaints.  Mr. Ingram on leaving took  some  complaints  with' him   to  - Vancouver.  ,The union president maintained that reading the act and its  interpretation differed widely,  lie hoped that labor councils  would take up the issue and get  it solved'.  President McNevin said that  after the act was passed there  - were 29 amendments by order-  inHcounoil. He described the  whole thing as absolutely ridi-  ctilous and unworkable, resulting in some fantastic'hardships.  Mr. Ingram countered by saying  that some of the n__scalculations  could be caused by discrepan-  : j$s% * i&/'___^loye��-c^-^^  Before the meeting ended Mrr  Ingram said, in the event of another shutdown at the mill, that  UIC , representatives would be  here on the job in the hope they  could put the men straight on  ���calculating their possoble UIC  payments. He said that when  c_a_ms are made the employees'  on-the-job time for the previous  20 weeks would be the basis for  payment and if there were days  Off during that period such days  would be deducted'. However,  one speaker said that as they  paid dues for every day whether  they worked or not they should  get a return for those days just  as though they had worked.  Oops! Sorry!  Shop gave their annual report  and turned over a total of $5,700 of this leg_s_at_on. V  for 1971. - - President."  Last week the Coast News set  real state values (mentally at  least) sky high when it reported  ���as some people thought that  four lots were sold at $90,000. \  Such was not the case. The  $90,000 concerned the cost of the  proposed Legion hall. The four  lots 'happened to get in the way  by the omission of a comma sep-'  arating the lots from the cost of  the proposed hall.r  In an all-out effort to speed up  unemployment insurance pay-  x ments, Hon. Bryce Mackasey,  min'ster of labor, has ordered  all unemployment insurance  claims filed since December 1,  1971, be reviewed during the  next ten days.  "Any claim that is found tp be  late because the normal process  has failed to produce payment  will be paid within 72 hours," he  said.  ���The con-miss'on received and  processed over 400,000 new  claims since December 1, 1971,  and ,is now issuiing about 600,000  cheques every two weeks.  , Most delays in receiving payment, the cornanission found, occur for these reasons: the claimant fails to fill out the application form properly; the employer falls to provide the record of  contributions or separation certificate; errors or omissions occur in processing the claims.  Idea rejected  Request that the Boy Scouts  Association cap-talize its land  tax over 24 years in one lump  sum instead of year by year was  turned down by the Regional  District board.  The Scout association wanted  to pay Camp Byng's water land  charge of $4,000 in a lump sum.  It was pointed out by board  members that this meant a 30  percent reduction. The board  preferred not to sett a precedent ���  as it would force others paying  the full rate to have to make up  the shortage.  Gibsons gift to opera!  r  PICTURED ABOVE is Gibsons  own Lyn Vernon as she appear- '  ed in her recent success as King  Kyirus, the leading role in Handel's opera Belshazaar, performed at the Bernestadt Opera'  House in Berne, Switzerland'.  As1 a result of. 11 successful  performances of this opera with,  favorable"-_ wiute-uips' , together  - -wfti_,other-T^^pe-fo__ned*d^-"  . ing the last year in Geneva, Zurich, Sicily, London and West  Germany, Lyn has recently been  awajded a contract to appear on  'tour in' Australia in two major  roles: Octavian in RosenkavaMer  and" Maddelena in Rigoletto,  over- a period of the next four  to five months. She flies toVan-  . couver April 10 for an appearance with the Vancouver Symphony. She. will return to Aus-  , ,trialia'to" complete ,the^ tour, a$-..  ^ .eY" wh_ch7 "back* to Switzerland  to commence a year's contra_t''  a mezzo-soprano with the Zurich Opera 'Company in Zurich.  Mayor rejects alternate cut-off  An alternate highway cut-off  about three quarters ?of a mile  north of the proposed one which  has raised a considerable pro-!  test,Ydoes not meet with the approval of Mayor Walter Peterson of Gibsons.  He said so at the Thursday  night Regional <''board' meeting  last week when-the board's planning committee reported on its  study of the minutes of the Jan. ���  12 meeting between the board,  Gibsons council and highways  officials.  Mayor Peterson argued that  the newly proposed route would  run through Gilbsons water shed  area just above the source and  it would affect the 700 water  users now on Gibsons system..  He added that board members  were hot aware of this and that  it should be included in the  minutes.  Here is the board's planning  comimittee report which* was adopted:  The committee studied the  minutes of the committee of the  .whole dated January';'-12, concerning the relocation of High  way 101. It was noted that the  department of hiighways could  not accept a route location following the Hydro alignment.  How-aver, an aflteraatiVje was  suggested which the department  . would - be-. willing; to consider.  The ccimmittee received copies  of poi-:esporidence from the vil-  1 age's technical advisors indicating that the original ~ align*"  ment would be most beneficial  to the village. The committee  recommended that the planning  director of the board as well as  the planning consultant of the  village 0f Gibsons study the Impact of the various alignment  proposals.  .  The committee suggests the  advisors look at the land use  eo nsequences a nd the effect of  altering the number of access  points to the highway.'.-Alternate  land use plans should be incorporated into the study. Such a  study should be completed as  soon as possible. May or.. ^Peterson from the Village of Gibsons  indicated it would make its '  technical advisors available for  s*uch a study.  The following letter addressed  to the Regional District board  was also mailed to Gibsons council where at Tuesday night's  meeting it was read:  Dear Sirs: Despite the controversy on the proposed new highway, we believe that it should be  brought to your attention once  more, that the route recommended by the department* of highways, approved by the Village Of  Gibsons, endorsed by the Gibsons Ohaanber of Commerce,  who represent the businssmen  of the GibsonsYDdstriot, now we  the undersigned who are property owners along this ^proposed route and represent over one  mile of this mile and one half in  the area between North Road  and Russell Road where most of  the disagreement seems to stem.  We feel this route not only the  most beneficial to the well being  of the area, but a route that can  be finalized and constructed  without additional costs to the  taxpayers, and in time to connect with the major highway improvements being carried on  from Sechelt to Pender Harbour  (without the fuss we are being  forced to endure).  We therefore implore you to  accept the department of highways recommendations in their  enr*nee��ring and feasibility \ study, so that the Sunshine Coast  can be a mecca for tourists and  industry, not' the laughing stock  of B.C. because Of our parochial  views.  ���F.G. Westell, Russell Road.  A L Fitchett, Gibsons Building Supplies  K. Wright, M _. W Holdings  A. R. Blaikeman, Henry Rd.  K. V. Fiedler, Fiedler Bros.  Contracting Coast News, Feb. 2, 1972.  Are B.^  Subscription Rates: British Columbia, $4.00 per year, $2.25 for  six months; Eastern Canada $5.00 per year; United States am  foreign, $8.50 per year. *,-'-'  Published Wednesdays at Gibsons, B.C.  Fred Cruice, Editor and Publisher.  Second Class Mail registration number 0794. Return postage,  guaranteed. v    "  Phone 886-2622        P.o; Box 460-Gibsons, B.C.  The games we play!  Once-in-a-while a speech is made which deserves more recognition than it gets in the daily news media. The Coast News would   like to* publish an entire speech at times (narely). However, excerpts from a speech is about all it can do..  In this case* the speech- was made by Robert W. Bonner, Q.C,  ..who usually makes speeches well above the usual verbiage. Recent-;  ly he addressed, as vice-chairman of MacMillan Bloedel limited,  the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Toronto. Below are some paragraphs from, a speech headed Scenario for the Seventies.  "I consider this to be the appropriate time for Canadian businessmen to reflect on the everttiful days of 1971 and to ponder their  ���meaning for the future. That exercise may lead-you -~ as it has  me��� to the conclusion that we are at the end.of one era in our  history and at the threshold of another. A mulch more complicated  era has already begun.  "There is scarcely any aspect of our national life or economSxi  existence which has remained unaltered or unaffected by the  world's postwar period of recovery. That this- period has ended is  implicit in the events which President Nixon's speech of August 15  set in motion.  "We are no longer viewing the non-Soviet world as one in  which American leadership is unquestioned in either a political or  economic sense. Vietnam,, the dilemma of the Arab-t_srae_i cook-  pit, Ameriijcan dollar devaluation, the new international payments  accord announced after the Nixon-Pompidou meeting, President  Nixon's frank statements about the economic strengths1 of the Common Market and Japan;���-all these events and experiences1 attest  to the fact that while American power is foremost, it isi increasingly foremost among equals.  "New nations and new nationalisms abound. Not all seek or  follow American leadership or support. Tt is a world unrecognizable in 1945 terms.  "Where are the monarchies and their systems of the 19th  century?  "Where is the leadership structure of the 1930s?  "In what way does today resemble 1945?  "The disconcerting feature of recent years, pai^cularly last  year, is that developments seem to have taken so many of us by  surprise. The degree of surprise is a function of our national introversion.. We spend so much of our t_in_e scrambling over our  seats in the bleachers, we tend to lose sight of the game being  played on the field."  Mr. Bonner is so right! Provincialism is the scramble while  the internationals play on undisturbed.  An ever-negative attitude  The year 1971 was a year of many questiiOns and of few ans-  wars ��� questions mostly about what is wrong, what is unjust, what  ds unfair.  The constant harping on the problems which face tms country,  the ever-negative attitude which many of us have towards governs  ment, business, institutions will only erode away, any pi-de in this  country we may pretend to have.  This does not mean that one must turn away from the pitfalls,  from the problems we have. In no way must the sufferings of the  disadvantaged continue. In no way must the rights of minorities  be. denied, nor of the majority cast asidei  However, when prominence,, both mental and physical, is given those who wish to destroy, those who wish to deny, those who'  wish to hate, then corrections are due.  -The vocal l^nch-speakihg Canadians among us feel mistreated: the English have exploited them for years, they say. The vocal  English-speaking Canadians in turn blame the Americans for their  -ills.' '���  Isn't it time we^stopped trying to blame some outside group  for our ailments. Isn't it time we stopped trying to blame ourselves.  Isn't it time we stopped deliberating over the problen_s that befall  us, stopped this constant search for culprits and began s^kmg  solutions! ��� OPTION CANADA Bulletin.  5-10-20 years ago  FIVE YEARS AGO     .  The school board budget which  passed the $1,500,000 mark was*  19.9 percent higher than the previous year.  As a result of a tug sinking  with five lives lost the federal  mdnister of public works hopes  for construction of the boat shelter' in Sechelt area.  10 YEARS AGO    ,  Maintaining Gibsons problems  were just as important as others  in the province, council Chair-  main A.' E. Ritchey seeks at  council's request, provincial  Town Planning board services.  In an effort to get public attention Gilbsons Volunteer Firemen's annual meeting was opened to the public. None turned  up.  Grade A large eggs were selling at 49 cents per dozen.  15 YEARS AGO  A park with a swim pool for  small children was agreed on as  Pender Harbour's Centennial  project.  A Gibson Memorial United  church committee will consider  construction of a church hall on  the unused portion of the church  site.  Gibsons Centennial committee *  is seeking by use of a coupon in.  the Coast News, to find out what  the public wants for a Centennial project.  20 YEARS AGO  Public lavatories for Gibsons  are being studied by members  of council.  Battery radios were on sale at  Gilbsons Electric from $10 to $50.  Sechelt's Boxing Club held its  first tournament in the Community Hall. "  (By PHYLLIS M. HODGSON)   .....were running' short due to the  ��� ; ' . \X     ll:l-:' -. I-���'���'���'-���'.j'��� '���_���_���    extra demand on the fueldeal-  (wi-tten prior to her accident)     _rs;  ���    True or false? Are the British  - Colunibia winters getting colder? Some say "What of it. Who  pares?"   Others   take a  closer  view, perhaps with genuine interest, perhaps from mere curiosity. Whatever the motive, sev-.  , eral avenue�� are,open. One can  study the habits of the birds or  the growth of the (berries, or  take heed of the old soothsayer's  prefd-ctions. The more practical  compare their fuel billsOver the  years. Weather has always been  the subject of prediction' possibly  because of its devastating effects  and its importance on the livelihood of man.  Those fortunate enough to be  living on the Pacific Coast'gloat  oyer our mild and green winters;  Cameras cliilck capturing on film  roses, growing on Christmas day  and enthused golfers on the  course in January. We have, actually felt joy at. awakening to  find our evergreen j^yground  . transformed into a winter wonderland. Beautiful to look at, but  devastating in the final count.  -The winter of 1934-35 was a  disaster. Christmas day of '34  was a typical west coast Christmas, mild and wet. Within a few  days King Winter came roaring  in from the Strait of Georgia.  Temperatures dropped with daily snowfalls of 12-14 inches. In  the Fraser Valley snow and whis  tling east winds kept all roads  blocked. Snow ploughs were useless; the winds' filled the plough-'  ed sections as fast asi they "were  cleared. There was untold damage in the orchards. Cars were  abandoned as drivers could  make no headway against the  deep drifts. In the city conditions were just as chaotic.       1.  On January 20, the snowfall in  Vancouver - registered 17 inches /  paralyzing all traffic. Street  oars jaanmed with passengers  became snowbound, resulting in*  many ppopfe having to find ae-r  cpmmodation for the night yrtth^t,  friends, i-elatiori��,or wherever*  they could. Stores remained  closed because few people would  venture out to battle deep snowdrifts. Oh, for the joys of childhood, the schools were closed.  Schools closed and those wonderful Kills for toboggans, tin  trays, wooden slats, anything  that would slide. Apart from the  children's joy, it was truly a  winter disaster. '      .  The more recent winter of 1968  69 will long be remembered by  residents of the lower mainland.  Daily snowfalls of 10-12 inches  with near zero temperatures  was indeed an unpleasant change  from the usual > Pacific coast  winter. In Vancouver alone, hundreds of Water pipes froze. Many  buildings, small ones and large, .  collapsed under the tremendous  weight of snow and ice. The  surrounding countryside assumed a scene of glittering glaze, as  beautiful as it was devastating.  Boughs snapped leaving the trees  stripped. Much of the lower  mainland was plunged in darkness as power lines lay a tangled mass amid the snow. To  add to the misery, fuel supplies  History has proven that coming events cast their shadows  before them. Do we. recognize >  the shadows? Teh years ago  few men, even men of vision, '  could have forsieen the . snow  mobile industry/as it./is today,  nor could -they visualize the  thousanidis of iajTi enthusiasts on  the -slopes.;/'creating -'ai.. boom in  the manttfacture//��f sports equip-,  merit'. -.���������' ���������.':! 1  Winter chalets; ' once the joy*/  of} the privileged few ��� now becoming as popular as. summer  cottages. Gone are the light  weight winter coats. The racks  are piled high with chamois, leather and fur garments. Not the  dainty social everting sort of  fur, but the rough, tough arctic  fur. All this' ' along with fur  gauntlets and high boots raises  a thought.  ;>.  Does this change to winter  sports, and arctic clothing: - predict that arctic winters are taking over our mild balmy climate  we've loved 'and boasted about?  Could-thiils be the Shadow oast  by coming events?  With a deep layer of cold air  stationary over south-western  B.C., writes Thorne K. How in  the ���Centennial Review of Me-;  teorology in British Columbia,  moist, December, 1934, air from  the Pacific rode over the frigid  air and released its moisture in  the form of snow. A total of  17*4 inches plugged Vancouver  on Dec. 20th, closing schools,  mils, businesses and paralyzing  all traffic. Cars were abandoned as drivers' could make no  headway against the unyielding  drifts. Streetcars, jammed full  with commuters who ordinarily  drive their own vehicles, became  snowbound and were left oh the  sitreets. Businesss closed because few people dared to venture out in the three toi four  foot snow drifts. V  '/-Residents of Princetph had to  contend with a 63 inch fall! Sections of the interior reported tremendous snowfalls as 3,000 people in. the ' Bridge River area  were isolated as a result of 35  miles of road being under 10 feet  of snow. Nelson reported 12 feet  of snow with a minimum temperature df 17 below. The rest  of the Kootenays was buried under 4 feet of snow. In the Cariboo, residents' of Williams Lake  found themselves digiginig tunnels in order to exit from their  home's: Needless to say, all  roads in the area were impassable as temperatures throughout the area hovered around the  50 below mark. A P.G.E train,  caught in a slide near Pemberton, was snowbound for several,  'days. ���'���.���-���������'' .-'..-'  Finally,.. mild l Pacific air sre-  turhed to. the region and the cold  arctic air mass retreated rapidly, leaving in its wake, a snow-  covered region in the throes .of*  a quick thaw. In Victoria' the  temperature at noon on the 20th  stood at a frigid 22 degrees. By  midnight the mercury/had leaped1 to 37 degrees, and by the  tame most. Victorians had finished their^ b*rea__Fa*st the thermometer was reporting a balmy 47!  In less than 20 hours the tem-  perature had risen 25 degrees!  In Vancouver the minimum  temperaiure Dec. 20 was fiive  above. The maximum temperature the very next-* day had  soared to 43! This sudden moderation of temiperature led to a *  quick departure of the white  paralysis which in turn presented another, and possibly more  serious "problem'. ToruTential rainfalls d-escended upon the area  for seyerai dfays following the  rapid departure of King Winter.  Many roofs succumbed to. the  tremendous weight "of accumulated snow and water; among  them, the Forum roof in Vancou-.  ver ait a loss estimated at $70,000  The lower Fraser VaUey did not  escape: Vestiges, Of the rapidly  retreatinjg cold arctic air remain  ed in the valleys forming pools  of- frigid air; As the warm Pacific air flowed oyer these pools  and released its mo-stare, the  liquid drops froze on contact  with objects within this natural,  freezer and the valley aasiuimed  a fantasy-like scene of glistening glaze. As beautiful as it was  ���devastating, the ice coated ev-  eryMng from roads to telegraph wires and1 trees. Boughs  snapped under the tremendous  weight,   reininding residents  of  artillery fire during the war.  fSoon telegraph and telephone.  Wires were a tangled mess as  poles as well as wires gave way  ��� to the ice. Many orchards were  ru'ned as: trees were stripped  clean. In some places, four or  five feet of snow were covered  by an imch thick layer of icy  glaze: There soon was a shortage of forage for % cattle as all  pasture land was locked in a prison of ice. Barns and many older homes unable to'support the  extra burden collapsed, in many  cases leaving families h-oneles��.  The mod*era__i)g weather and  torrentiial downrpour�� "introduced  ViEwlcouverites to flooding never  before experienced in this west'  coast city v In the four days fol-;  lowing the de^fture of freezing teinperatures over ten and  one half inches of rain descended upon Vancouver.' The 'final  accumulated total of precipitation of 20.65 inches for the  month: of January surpassed all  monthly records and stands today. It is interesting to note that  3.81 inches of that total fell as  snow for a total snowfall of 38.1  inches.x. The : average January  precipitation in Vancouver is  only .8.44 inches while the,annual average stands at 60.23,  barely three times thiis phenomenal January accumulation.  .<IAMWWMMMVWWW>WWMMVM��MMVWIMMMMMM^  N. Richard McKibbin  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  PHONE 886-2062  GIBSONS, B.C.  MMMMWW_WWWMM��WWMMMMM(MWIMMM^^  f  f  CMS��� WAGONS - TRUCKS  150 NEW & DEMOS - Try offer  i{iiim\i;i(ONFoi!ii��;in  KIWANIS BINGO  BACK BIGGER AND BETTER  3  Legion Hall - 8 p.m.  See more!  Phone 885-2444 ��� '-TZ  rf__  ROCK BOTTOM PRICES  SALE ENDS FEBRUARY 15  MIX &MATCH CARPET TILES, 5 Colors, 12 x 12  THEY MUST 60!    Sug. Ret. Pr. 89c  SHAG CARPET TILES  12 x 12,5 colors; Sug. Itefail Price 1.29  AS LONG AS THEY LAST  NOW  49c  Heavy Quality CORK LINOLEUM  WI1H CANVAS BACK  JASPE BROWN/BEIGE, GRANITE GREY, 6.6 wide  Per Lin. Ft.  99c  JUBILEE  NOW  XI x 14.2 Color: Gdld. Heavy Deep Pile Nylon Sculpture. Carpet      $114  WAS $190.00. NOW  Linoleum Roll Ends  SO LOW WE WILL HOT EVEH MENTION  THE PRICES HERE  LANE  Rubber Back, Sculptured Carpet.  2 colors, Green and Rust, 12 Jt. wide  Sq. Yd.  $6.95  Carpets, Remnants & Roll Ends  PKluC 50 WW YOU UNT REFUSE  TOBUYTHM  OURVERVOWN  HARDING SPECIAL  A sturdy, hard-wearing double jute back carpet, 100% DuPdnt Nylon.  High-Low Swirling Design, Two colors: Solar Gold/Fern Green.  OUR INSTALLED PRICE Per Sq. Yd.  This includes carpet, underpad, metal door trim; installation  CAPTIVATION:  A Beautiful deep pile shag carpet made of 100% Nylon. This is carefree living,  when installed in your living room, etc.  3 colors only: Gold Tweed, Avocado, Bittersweet (Rust) CO Q C  With this price ar��, included, undeipad, lal>or, ctaxvr trim  LIMITH) OFRR: We will not be able to repeat this price  ���'--  " ,'���-������''��� ' '    -,-,: ���������'��� ��� \      -x ���/    ��� .,  ���' : ."���'   ������"''���������'��� ; "'   " ;  RUGST   R^^^^  '    ��� ���  .    .                               ;    '             '-  ''.-%���*'-' ���'"���; ���*;".''���  :. X--.X^g -':������������'  ���.:ix:':>::-.'::'.���'-"'-���'  '  X: ������,���:���,���:irly.-r.-~U? '.'���   ' x ���  AT CLEAR AWAY PRICES. This inec#we sfeli Ihe price in half.  ...  ,   ������,   T                                 *     ������           ��� -     y .i;_    .''.  JUST A raw EXAMPLES:  -    *   '���       ���''     ' .  *'*',"-                         -' ���      ���'.���-.-���' .      ���'" -                                    - - -  CURRYVALE 12  x 6.6: was reduced $7930  now   $40,00             W          x 7.5 was reduced at $84.95  now $40 00  HAVEN 11.9 x  10.3 was  reduced at $98.95  NowS4^c50             ttlJDONHI^  now $40.00  CELANESE Short Shag Carpet  MERRY MAKER, All PropyIon fibre. Green on Green Tones, 12 x 57.9  $10.25  Green on Gold 12 x 19.0.  THIS HARD WEARING CARPfiT INSTALLED FOR ONLY   Sq. Yd.  This includes carpet, underpad, metal door trim, installation  OZITE WITH RUBBER BACKING  6 LOVELY COLORS, 12 ft. wide  LMDOOR-OUTDOOR OZITE CARPET 6' & 12' wide, 5 colors  Sq. Yd.  Sq. Yd.  $3.80  $2.95  -  1^^^^^*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'  18" X 27"  Bound Edges  MAR  EACH   $1.50  MANDELAY  12 x 51.9 Color: Moss Green. HighAow Swirling Design  100% OuPonf Nylon        ������������  WAS $6.95 per sq. yd. NOW  $4.25  i^^^^m0^^^m0m0*0*0+0+r0m0*0+0*0*0*0+0*0*0*0l*0*0+0+0*0*0*0'*0*0+0+0*0*0*0*0+0%  Vinyl Asbestos Tiles  12x12x0.16 10c  JUST A FEW LEFT  12 X 100 Color: Gold Tweed. Nylon Shag with built in  Per Sq. yd.  $7.95  Ozite FUTURISTIC  12 X 40.0 Color: Madeira Gold. Rubber Back  Suggested Retail $9.95 per sq. yd.  NOW  .50  HARDING SPECIAL  12 x 19.6 Color: Gold Finch. High-Low Swirling Design  100% DuPont Nylon was $208.00 now  Cushion Floor Linoleum  'Made by Armstrong. CUSTOM AIRE  Suggested Retail Price $6.95  $130  NOW  $4.95  Ozite UROL COURT  12 x 37 & 12 x 11.2. Color: Honey, Rubber Backed  Suggested Retail $7.49 per sq. yd.  NOW  $5.50  Ken de Vries Floor Coverings Ltd.  886-7112  886-7112 4       Coast News, Feb. 2, 1972.   \fflp WANTED  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 886-2622  MISC. FDR SALE (Conf��  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 tap earnings.  $15,000 In a Year  Our top men* in other parts of  Canada draw exceptional earnings. Contact customers around  Gibsons. Am- mal S. Y. Dicker-  son, Pres., Southwestern Petroleum Corp., Ft. Worth, Tex.  FLOWERING SHRUBS &*  EVERGREENS -  PEAT MOSS & UME  CREEKSIDE  GREENHOUSES  Reed Rd., Gibsons*; 886-2421  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE   SeMtialff  af convention  IF IT'S SUITS - IT'S MORGANS  885-9330, Sechelt  COMING EVENTS  TWILIGHT  THEATRE  Gibsons ��� 880-2827  Wed., Thurs., Feb. 2, 3  TOKLAT  Fri., Sat., Sun., Feb. 4, 5, 6  MURPHY'S WAR  Mon., Tues., Wed., Feb. 7, 8, 9  THE MUSIC LOVERS  ADULT  Some nude and suggestive  scenes.  COMING  SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL  GUNFIGHTER  Feb. 7:  2 p.m., Health Centre  Gibsons Branch 38, OAPO, social  meeting. /   ..,...,...  Fefb.   18:   Rummage and  bake  sale, Fri., 1:30 to 3:30.  St. MJ .  . dan's Hall, Roberts Creek.  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!  High commission. Salesman to  cover B.C. with: industrial and  business supplies.  Call 886-7016.  Part time bookkeeping and services. Phone 886-7577.  WORK WANT��  Alterations    and  Phone 886-7157.  dressmaking.  Part time or steady work with  ton truck with hoist Any type of  small jobs. Delivering, etc. Ph.  886-7260 after 5 p.m.  ~~"        OIL STOVES  Cleaned and Serviced  Phone 886-2834  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Ph.  885-9713,  Sechelt.   CARS, TRUCKS FOR SAIE  1970 Chev Bel Air, 2 door hard-  top, 8 auto. 37,000, miles, still  warranty. $2150. Phone 885-2809,  1968 Datsun piekup^goooy condition, $1300 cash. Phone 886-2861.  '66 Ford1 Galaxie 2 door hardtop.  Good condition. Pihone 886-7250.  BOATS FOR SAIE 4  Swap 0r sell 7 ft. dinghy. Phone  886-2459.  PETS  DEATHS  CARLSON   ���   On   January 31,  1972,   Richard Carlson   of  Gibsons. Age 55 years. Survived Iby  his wife. Elsie, his parents Mr.  and Mrs.  Charles  Carlson and  1 sister, all of Nanaimo; 1 stepson Howard  Dean  of  Gibsons  and 2 grandobiildren. Mr. Carlson was a member of the Mount  Elphinstone Lodge No. 130. A.F.  & //A.M-.   and   the   Royal A*ch  Georgian  Chapter. The service  will be conducted in the Rose-  lawn  Funeral Chapel,  Vancouver, B.C. on Thursday, February 3 at 3 p.m. Creanat-on: In  lieu of flowers donations  may  be made to <the Eastern  Star,  Mount Elph-hstone Chapter Cancer  Fund,   Roberts Creek.  Arrangements through Hairvey Fu-  neyal Home, Gibsons.  HUBBS ��� On Jan. 25, 1972, Dorothy Mary Hubbs of Sechelt.  Aige 56 years. Survived by her  husband Harvey, 2 sons, Bill,  R-dHmond, Grant at home; 1  daughter, Mrs. Carole Roberts,  Coquitlam, 4 grandchildren, 1  brother, 1 sister and her stepmother, Mrs. J. Ford, Vancouver. Memoroial service Sun., Felb.  .6 at 2 p.m. at St. Hilda's Ang- -.*���"  lican church, Sechelt, Rev. Canon Alan Greene officiating. In  -feu of flowers donations to St.  Mary's Hospiltal, Sechelt, would  be appreciated.  ROSS ��� William Olver, of Port  Mellon, B.C. passed away on  Jan, 27, 1972 in his 81st year.  Survived _>y 'his niece, Mrs. J.  MacLeane and many friends.  Private service was held. Cremation. Arrangements through  the f Memorial' Society of B.C.  and. First Memorial Services Ltd  STADNY-K ��� On January 23,  1972, William Stadnyk of Gibsons. Rev. D. Brown conducted-  the service in the Harvey Funeral Home on January 28.  Backhoe available for drainage  ditches, water lines, etc. Phone  886-9579.   r:  We provide a complete tree service for the Sunshine Coast.  All work insured and guaranteed to your satisfaction.  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES  885-2109  Do you require bookkeeping,  statements, balance sheets, and  personal income tax? Phone  886-9331.  Experienced drywall, accoustic  & textured ceilings, now in Gibsons area, and serving the Sun- .  shine Coast. Free estimates.  Fast service. Phone G&W Dry-  wall. 884-5315.  Registered English setter pups.  Phone. 886-7420.  Female German shepherd^ 1  year, free to good home. Phone  886-2096.  Month old golden -brown and  black puppies free to good  homes. Phone 885-2080.  TORRENT  2 bedroom waterfront semi-furnished cottage No dogs. Gdwer  Point. Phone 886-2887.  $95. Waterfront Fiirniished 2 bedroom cottage, Halfmoon Bay,  until. June 15. Phone 112-433-3610.  MISC FOR SAIE  Older  type  fridge.   Phone 886-  2060.  .       -.  - Singer sewing machine, zig-zag  and buttonhole attachments; 6  drawer dresser with mirror; 2  quilted bedspreads; 4 -pairs  shortae curtains; 12" and 19"  portable TVs. Phone 886-2908.  1 oil space heater, $65; 1 oil  space heater, stand and oil ibar-  , rel, $80; 1 lady's bicycle, $35;  1 chesterfield., $35; 2 chairs. Ph.  886-9984. ;  KNIGHT mobile home, 2 bedroom's, with air conditioning, 10'  x 46' Phone 886-2728.  Chrome  table,  good .condition;  -* Winnipeg couch; ..vacuum cleaner; electric heater, Glass Heat;  Odds and ends of copper fittings  and brass valves, etc;  stuffing  boxes for. a fisherman's needs,  also y2 inch rope plus galvanized  fittings; Bunk beds, no mattres-'  ses; Easy washer, wringer type;   .  small end (table; single bed and  mattress, plus a dresser; single  mattress;  Magnus , chord organ,  small gas and electric motors,  plus 5 ft. boat.  Phone 886-9959.  All a bargain. -  Baby  buggy,   stroller  and   car  seat.   Phone 886-2134.  -,- 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  EWART McMYNN REALTY  Phone 886-2248  Box 238 .       Gibsons, B.C.  Notary Public  Gower Point Waterfront:  We  offer 2*/2 acres of cleared land,  with excellent view and 300 ft.  of waterfrentage. - Pi-operty has  close access from paved road.  An older but very liveable home  is located on one acre, of this  property. Ctorn__mnity ^ hydro, and telephone are all in  use. Prime value property in a  desirable area. F.P. $46,000.  Gibsons Rural: Located on  Veterans Road. A large lot 125 x  549 feet (1.60 ac.) Lot is partially cleared, but has a stand of  coniferous trees at rear. This  lent could be divided into 4-5  good 'building lots. vAccess is off  Highway 101. This is a very good  propeirtty close to shopping area1,  sub P.O., schools, etc. Completely private.  F.P $8,300  Roberts Creek: Well treed lot  with... all    facilities    available.  .. close to beach, store, P.O., and  school.   Lot size 1.80 ac.  F.P.  .  $7,80O._--;--;''-;,;.=:;;:;  Gibsons Village: A large lot  (size .95 ac.) located in a very  central areaof Gibsons. Land  is level and has been bleared  and eu-tiivatedV All faci-fties available. Sewer hne now being  laid. Excellent���"site for duplexes  or smaU apt. F.P.: $7,700. Terms  Vs down bal at 8%.  ���- . v.'     '.   '    -  Gibsons: 2 commercial lots:  in the heart oif Gilbsons with a  small offiice Ibuilding on the one  lot. On sewer, water and power.  $13,000.  Tuwanek: 2 beautful view lots  75' x 110' for just $5,000 each.  Gibsons: 5 acres of flat land  dose to shopping centre and  schools.  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Real Estate & Insurance  NOTARY PUBLIC  APPRAISALS  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C. Ph. 886-2481  Hopkins: Lots of level beach  front and scenic trees' oh this 1  acre landscaped property, with  large creek-fed pond. Lovely 3  bedlroom immaculate home with  grand view over sea and islands.  Make your appointment now to  see this beauty. F.P. $52,000.  Some terms.      v  ,886-2481  Roberts Creek: Level waterfront on long treed lot with two  year round liveable 2 br. homes.  Could foe revenue property. F.P.  $35,800. -  886.2481  . Gibsons Village: Nice family  home. Stucco ������ 3 bedrooms on  quiet street, close to shopping  centre. F.P. $22,900.  . 886-2481  ^One _^(_helt,Realtor, J^ohnR.  Goodwin of; Sechelt Agericies, is  among the advance registrants  for a five-day se.i_r.ar for real  estate agents arid sales' "managers- at Harrison Hot Springs,  Feb.. 13-18. .;  Sponsored' by ��� the- Real Estate  Council of B. (J; and presented in  co-operation with the Faculty of'  Commence and Business Admin-  istiratdon,  UBC,  the seminar is  an  annual event instituted five  years ago. Attendance is li-hit-  ���cd - to 120 with a ?limiiitj of 40 iri  any one; study prbgr^XlXlll  The seminar is part of the cori-  ' tinuing education program c^  d|ucted by ;the real estate vocation   for   licensed   agents   and  salesmen. A  Re-cydiiig  Hopkins:    Well    built  hduse in  big  view  lot.  updating. $10,000 F.P.  886-2481  small  Worth  WANTED TO REMT  Active, financially- responsible  retired professional couple rer  quire one or 2 bedroom home*  ready for'* "' J .   ^  Comfort  tion  of       _.   Lease optional. Phone 886-9390.  Gibsons: One acre of flat land  in the heart of the village, with  a nice 3 bed. home. This is a  future commercial property for  just $31,000.  Gibsons Rural: 6 acres' of  beautiful view property with a  ���     i- near new 3 bed.  home  Wanted to rent in Gibsons area  , on monthly basis, hall approx.  1000 sq. ft.,, preferably with toi-  let facilities. Phone 886-2708.  Furnished homes or cottages re*  quiired in Gilbsons-Roberts Creek  Langdale area starting April.  Phone 112-684-0246, local 355.  Ron McSavaneyy 886-9656 \  Vince Pl-ewer, 886-9359  Wally Peterson, 886-2877  FUELS  Case rubber tired tractor, model  VHA, like new condition, PTO  belt drive drum. What offers.  Phone 885-9988 or 885-2444.  COAL  Drumheller Lump  Drumheller Egg-  Heatglow Briquettes  ���PRATT ROAD  AUTO WRECKERS  Phone 886-9535  ANNOUNCEMENTS  CARD OF THANKS  I would like to express my appreciation to the doctors and  staff of St. Mary's Hospital for  their kindness and excellent  oare. A special thanks to our  many friends for their visits,  messages and offers of help.  ���Larry Laibonte.  IN MEMORIAM  McKENZlE ��� (nee Malyea) In  loving n-eimory of Sharon,  who  passed away Feb. 1, 1970.  Two   years  have  passed  since  that sad day  When one we loived was called  away.  Deep in our hearts her memory  is kept  To love, to cherish, and never  forget.  ���Ever .remembered by Mother,  Father and s'ister Marilyn.  .-  PERSONAL  1 propane range and 2 cylinders  $175; 1 oil space heater, $65; 1  oil space heater, stand and oil  barrel, $80; 1 lady's bicycle,  $35;. 1 chesterfield $35; 1 set  Canadiana Book of Knowledge  & Science, set and 'bookstand,  $150. Phone 886-9984.  As new, Fender (Princeton)  amplifier, $150; Hagstrom 6  string electric and case $175. Af-  ter 6 p.nv., 112-263-5368.  A quantity of electric light bulbs  original packing, never used.  We believe that these bulbs-were  made in 1911. Various sizes. Carbon filament type. Various candle-power ratings. Write to P.O.  Box 10, Gibsons, B.C. _.  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.  QUALITY FARM SUPPLY  Are you living with an alcoholic?  For help  call Al-Arion at 886-  2343,   886-7235,   885-9409.   Meet-?  ings  St. Aidan's Hall, Wed., 81  p.m.  25 lb. de-ice salt  20 lbs. PUrina Cat Chow  50 libs, crushed oats  50 fos. bran _  50 lb. 16% layer mash  50 lb. Hog grower mash 1  Open 9 - 6 Tues thru   Free delivery on orders of  <   $30 or over v  Phone 886-7527   .  Pratt Rd.      - Gibsons  $1.40  $5.45  $1.85  $1.75  $2.30  $2.20  Sat.  Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  885-9534,    886-99A4   or   885-9327,  For membership or explosive re  quirements contact C. Day 886-  2051, Locker Rd. Howe Sound  Farmers' Institute; Stumping or  ditching powder, dynamite, electric or regular"���; caps, prima-  cord, etc.  > >!  "      OPPRESSED AIR  FIRE EXTINGUISHERS  RECHARGED  Skin-divers available  for salvage work  Marine Hardware   .'  Fibreglass, paint, ,rope, canvas;  WALT NYGREN SALES  (1971) MB.  Gibsons', 886-9303  PROPERTY FOR SAIE     "~'J  K. m\m REALTY LTD.  ALL TYPES  OF INSURANCE  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  MEMBER    ~  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  Roberts   Creek:    One   lovely  view ac. with water, lights and  phone availalble. 5 miin. walk to  beach. $5,000. - ,:  Gower Point: Smart little 2  bdrm. cottage by the sea. Bright  living room opens to 9 x 17 sun  room. Spacious kitchen and din.  rm. Utility features lots of storage cupboards; etc. Vanity bathroom. Separate guest' cottage  plus large storage room. y2 ac.  lot beautifully landscaped and  private. Terms on $30,000.  Excellent holding property  cons-stflilrag apiprox. 5 ac, level,  nicely wooded. Terms on $7,500.  Gibsons: Charinirig little 2 bedroom, WJF cottage. Nicely appointed liv. rm. has fireplace,  all electric kitchen with adjoining din. rm. Cathedral entrance.  -% bsmt. Am heat. Ufflity and^  i^��n��/ storage.-Some teranis on  $28,000 ; : v  MacGREGOR PACIFIC REALTY  EXCLUSIVE  AGENTS  Phones:  886-7244  886-7144  - 886-7760  27 acres on Highway, Powell River, _5e_ndHwaterfront, electricity  light alder growth, 4 acres cleared. $20,000 or best cash offer  886-2580.  COttSTRUCTIOII  GULF BUILDING SUPPLIES  .Sechelt.  Phone 885-2283  ,:      Everything tor your  building needs  Farmer, O.A.P., onfarm, no encumbrances, wants companion  housekeepeTi: over 60, object ma-  trimony. Box 2060, Coast News.  PROPANE SALES & SERVICE  Winston Robinson  "-���    88fr7226 "���������.���;  1 good large view lot for investment. $1500 cash, balance easy  terms. Phone 886-2887.  Two large panoramic view lots.  Good spring, water supply. Gower Point. R. W. Vernon, 886-2887.  XEROX COPYING  Real estate operators are firid-  ; ing use of bur Xerox machine a  valuable asset in the jcopying: of  map locations.  Coast News ��� while you wait.  Langdale Lot:  cleared, basement excavated,  approved: for  "house $3,800 F.P.  , \ 886-2481        -  Spaces Point: Modern view  home, less than two years old.  Attractively planned, has 2 brs,  open kitchen and nice living  room with view windows all  across. $18,000 F.P.  886-2481  Jack White ��� 886-2935  Ken Crosby ��� 886-2098  Jay Visser ��� 885-2300  Roberts Creek ��� 1819  .  Twelve acres, partly cleared,  near golf course on Highway 101.  Corner property, zoned R2. Easy  terims on F.P. of $19,500.  Granthams ��� 6-2437  Remodelled four bedroom 1��_  storey dwelling Full, high foase-  mlenlt. Auto, heat, 220 wiring.  Splendid view. F.P. $16,500, some  terms.  ' .---yv w:*,y-^...   ��� ,   ,m        .       .-   .,  Gibsons ��� 2-2430  We'll maintained, centrally located. Two bedroom home on  viiew-lot.-Finished bedroom in  basement. Utility room main  floor. Auto, oil furnace. F.P.-  $21,000, terms.  ECHELT  gencies Ltd.  Realty & Insurance  Seohelt office 885-2235  R. Gathercole, Res. Gibsons  886-7015  Ten ye_^s ago pop boMes were  re-used 20 times, how they aver-;  age seven times. A___uence  makes the deposit less attractive  and many become non-decomposable litter on ibeaehesV highways and parks.  Don't allow yourself to biiy  canned pop if you are too lazy  ���to return the cans! There are  depots for the empties, arid also  for beer bottles. Retailers. who  sell bottled pop must redeem  empties. Buy only returnable  bottles, and RETURN them!  lAre you  willing  to- sacrifice  a   whiter,   brighter   wash   for  bright, sparkling waters? Ecologies tell us that phosphates contribute to water pollution. Soap  products and non-phosphate/ detergents will do a good1 job for  you if you follow package directions.    Measure   carefully.    In  many  cases   less   detergent   is  better than more,.and becomes  a double salving because over-  ���sudsdng    clogs    machines    and  could cause costly appliance repairs. v  Letters to Editor  Editor: I should like t0 add  my support for the development  of the proposed Recreation Centre. The Centre will indeed be a  very attractive addition to this  area ..with,- appeal   for all  age  - grdups-S: .f y'.;,.". . ��� . XyX  In view of the enioranouis  amount of work done" oyer the  past years by the Recreation  Centre committee, the exceptioh-  ally geneimus gift of land we'.':  haiye received ^  the centre, a*nd th^e goven_meiit  .grant; which iisi heing u��ed to^  -elearv this land;   let us  not  sit  back in: apathy when the refers"  endurh for the centre conies* up;  Let us get out there and vote/  ���JANET WEBB.  CROSSWORD PUZZLE  ACROSS  j-L Tough  , wood    .  ;  4. Sea swell  < &l_nibah1e-  j      ment     ' 9. Gain's  victim  lO.Callaa,  for one  U. Digs ore  13. Corrects  15.-Sxtraordl.  naiydnf.)  16. Man's  nickname  37. Sloths  19. Preposition  20. Court  proceedings  21. Biblical  king  22.������helmet  25. Kindle  27. Humble  28. Relative of  gouda  30. Late Gov.  Smith  31. Turf  32._>igit  35. Thick slice  38. Radio  comic  40. Kind of  bear \X.  42. Troubled  43. Arm bonie  44. River  through  Belgium  45. Trial  46. Weight  (India)  DOWN  l.Made  -   known  '  SCP-ltw-.  3. Vexations  4. Golfer  '   Snead  5. White  yams  ���.Nevada  city  7. Flanders'  language  8.BriUsh  title  10. Encountered  12. Parliament  chamber  (Fr.)  14. Pose   '  18. Youthful  years.  (2 wds.)  20. uke Tod ay's Answer  21. Silver  (syni.)  22. .embrace    .  23. Unwind  (2 wds.),  24.Excla-  26. Suffix:  not  ���       (var.)  29. Fictitious  surname  32.TJ.S.  President  33. Extra-  x ordinary  person  nrn-:-  n[-Jt]D  UjUUU   _____j__  c-]_j_jun raaEP  _.II______E   _-__EE_  uqkdk cuEjanB!  "���1       E.DD   EfeJD  ieg  f-3r��]c:s-]__E  EBUD   EE.DF!  34.Pur-  , pose  86. Auk  genus  t'    37. Forbids  - 39. Informed  41. "Brother Coast Newts, Feb. 2, 1972.  IAN ROBERTSON  Youlth worker at Gibsons United Church, Rev. J_m WaUilam-  son, minister. Ian is a 24 year  old Albeirtan, born in Calgary.  He moved to West Vancouver in  19.54 :_e_najniing there 16 years.  During'��� ������..���later years he toured  Canada and the United States  with a party df four speaking in  prisons and other institutions  under auspfces of the Teen Challenge and Youth' for Christ' crusade. In Gibson s his objective  will be to set up youthprograms  and counsel young people with  problems. "  UCW executive  new year  Rev.':':Jim WSlliamsoh rinstalledthe 1972 slate of officers' for  Gibsons Unfitted Church Women  at the_r general meeting Fri.V  Jan; 21.  The new executive is as follows: President^ Mrs. A. Boyes;  vieetpresident, Mrs*. M. Volen;  secretary, Mrs. K. Swallow;  treasurer, Mrs. A. Puchaiski;  supply and' welfare, Mrs; J. Lee;  nominating, Mrs. R. Vernon;  membership, Mrs. J. Warwick;  flowers and cards, Mrs. R. Emerson; publicity, Mrs. T. Fraser  Kitchen supplies, Mrs. R. Grigg;  visiting and friendship Mrs. N.  Moore, unit leaders, evening,  Mrs. T. Fraser; Grandale and  Gower (temporarily united) Mrs.  R. Vernon.   .  Rev. Williamson challenged  the women to use their offices in  dediicating themselves to giving  new hope to their church's future. He charged each member  of; the UCW "to give real meaning to membership. in their  tian duty not "only within their  units and their church, but with-  chureh by fulfilling their Chris-  in; tlheir cammunity and neigh-,  borhood as well. He noted with  pleasure the upswing of attendance of young and old in both  community and church groups  uising the church hall.      .    J  Reports for the past year were  given by comimittee heads and  unit leaders. The proposed budget for 1972 was presented and  passed after discussion and approval;  The worship service was given  by Mrs. P. Stevenson using the  Desiderata as her theme. Women interested in joining Gibsons UCW should contact Mrs/  J. Warwick at 886^7745.  /&���  is|usras  asanyfc  elsefc  Be sure to use a  litter container  3 new stamps  during March  Three new stamips .will toe released in March, 1972. The first,  to be released on March 1, will  be an 8c issue comnaemorating  the World Figure Skating Chatm-  pionshitps being held in Calgary  this- year. The starrip will be  pur_>le in color with dimensions  of 30 mm by 36 mm.  On March 17, the d^epartment  will issue two new, high value  definitives in denominations of  $1 and $2 respectively. The  theme of their designs is the  urbanization of Canada, illustrated by modern and'historic skylines.  Produce�� in������ a horizontal for-  '������mat,- with dimensions of 48 mm  by 30 mm, each of the newxnulti  colored stamips will ibe larger  than current high value definitives. The new 1JS1 value replaces  a stamp that has been in use1  ganice ": Feb; �� 1967: The $2 value  is being produced iri response to  a heed shown in postal opera-  . tions. '1 "������  A  JOINT  PROJECT  With joint use of Gibsons vil-  laige and YGibspns rural area fire  equiprnent now in force operating under a joint budget the fire  and finance comimittees of the  Regional District' board plan to  meet with Gibsons, municipal  council with' a view to making  the sharing of costs more equitable;/'  Gibsons council is now paying  ���for ���costly if iire equipment bought  recently and from which the rur- -  al* area ���gets benefit when fifre  breaks out. ������'������.'"v/.."���'  BARLEYCORN BOOTS  Shoe sizes were originally  based on barleycorns, says the  Canadian Cpnsumey,. official  ipufblication of the Consumers'  Astsbcdiation. In 1324, IQhg Ed-  wa_x_ H decreed that three barleycorns from the centre of the  ear of corn equalled one inch.  It was found that 39 of them  equalled the longest normal foot  length. This is how size 13 shoes  were born. CAC headquarters is  at 100 Gloucester St., Ottawa,  K2P 0A4.  Gibsons Public iMraty expects to be in its new premises  in the addition to the municipal  hall by the end of February,: Aid.  Ted Hume inform ed ithe annual  meeting of the lilbrary board ati  last week's meeting. Alderman  Hume is chairman of council's  r lilbrary eomiriiittee. ;;  Julies, Mainil was re-elected  chalirmTari at the 19th annual  meeting and he .informed the  board it wosiild be his final tertm.  Ken Goddard was named deputy;  . chairman.'������.'���;:;   .'���'.,:/.  ���Other officers are Mrs. Morrison, secretary; Jean Ma-nil,  treasurer; library custodian,  Miss Stevens; juvenile department; Mrs. K. Faris, and board  members, Mrs. Carmichael, Mrs.  BROWNIE MEETING  The Gibsons Auxiliary to  Guides and Brownies will irrieet  Friday, Feb. 4 at 10 a.m.;in the  Anglican CWureh, hall. All .mothers of the gitls should try to  attend as the Guide movement  ' neeids the backing of an auxil-  ia>ry group to function properly.  The auxilary is��� importantfor  without it there would be no  funds available to train the  Brown Owls, and Captains who  are most necessary if all the  little gi'rls1 in the area are to  continue attending their Brownie  and Guide, meetings.  ALBERTA BEATS BOTTLE  Bottles continue to be a prob*- -~  lem in ditches, parks and beaches. The Consumers' Association  of Canada reports new Alberta  legislation will require that all  non-returnable bottles be withdrawn from the market by December 31, 1972. CAC headquarters is at 100 Gloucester Street,  Ottawa, K2P0A4.  : L. Fletcher and Mrs. A. Harding  AM. Hume in his remarks said  ������ he jthought the council would  , provide a carpet for the library  \ floor. ���  Mr. Mainil's report follows:  This past year, Gibsons Pub-  _ic Library Association, while  continuing to provide the community with efficient library service, has proceeded with tlie  planning an_t reorganization that  the moive to new and vastly, improved quarters' and facilities  will necessitate'.  The usual number of slow  movSng, obsolete and worn books  have been discarded. Some of  the memberships, inactive for a  long period, haive been dropped  from the records', in effect bringing that file up to date.  The lilbrary has comipleted another successful year. Adult cir-  culatiion was 10,052 and juvenile  was 3,182. ���.,  The revised list shows, 373  adult members and 394 juvenile. The juvehile section has a  reasonable increase.  v Taking into consideration purchases, donations and discards1,  adult books went from 3,607 in"  1970 to 3,717 in 1971, and juriior  books from 1,812 in 1970 to 1,858  in 1971.  The Library association ils in  a sound financial position, the  result of continued careful ad-  miri-stration. The bank balance  will be substantially reduced by  the cost of moving and the purchase of new books as* soon as  our more spacious quarters' become alvailable. The present  building continues to be neat and  well tended*.  This year the Library Devel- .  opment Commission has put its  quantitative standards policy into effect. As a result of our in-  SHARE YOUR  GOOD HEALTH  BE A BLOOD DONOR  COMTAmMALC^  The Coast Animal Clinic will be  CLOSED  for annual holidays  from Feb. 15 fo March 6  Canada.  Stand together.  Understand together.  860 grade school children stood in below .zero weather fo form this living flag.  The true north, strong and free... and  together. How do we keep it that way?  Well, the first step is for each of  us to begin to understand our fellow  Canadians. They may live a thousand  miles away. They make speak crpliffer-  ent language. They may be Canadians/  not by birth but by choice. And the  more different they are, the more  understanding they need.  That's easy to say. But how do  we do it?  Well, if we want to keep our  country together, we have to understand that some Canadians need more  help than others. That we cannot sotv��  our problems unless we help a lot of  Canadians to catch up.  - It's not easy to understand the  other fellow. Especially if sometimes it  seems as though he doesn't understand  you. Yet one thing issure. There are a  lot more people who want to understand and want to keep Canada together than those who would tear it  apart. But it's going to take time and  we've got to start now.  If we don't, what will we ever say  to our children and their children when  they ask us, "Where were you when  there was still .a 'chance* to save  Canada?"  /���   ' :    '������:������-. -  ������'������I' - t,; '      ���  The advertising industry and your community Board or Chamber.  ability to oonform with a goodly  portion of this policy our annual  provtfneia. grant of $500 has been"  cut to $50, This will, .probably  partly re-adjust itself with the  new facilities Ihat.the municipal-  Sty is presently preparing for us.  The mt-iioipality has also assured us that it would giive the library reasonable help over and  above the $500 annual grant if it  becomes essential.  Regardless of changing times  and customs' we continue to fill  a real need in this community of  readers.  I particularly wish to thank  the^ ladies who operate the library with a speciial thanfas to  Mrs. G. G. Morrison,. our efficient treasurer, who is retiring.  Alsio the municipal council,  hot only for its grants and constant interest, but for actually  providing us   with   a   beautiful  new l-brairy.i. Ex-alderman Ken  Goddard was-a joy; to deal Jwith.  We _tfia_l moss him; Ait the; same  time I wish to welcome Alderman R. E. Hume, our new mimi-  cipal representative. ��� He too  shall be our friend and helper.  Thanks also go to the I__b__try  Development Commission for-  its siuipply of books from the Travelling Lilbrary. This is a real  help in rounding our our book  stocks.  With the introduction of the  Lilbrary Development Commission's minimum standard policy;  with1 the new and. modern faeil-  fities provided by the municipality; with the growth in popuT  lation, changes are inevitable in  the operation of our library. I  am confident this * association  will tafee all these changes in  its stride and continue to be a  vital part of the community.  CONRAD 1 WAGNER, D.P.M.  PODIATRIST ��� FOOT SPECIALIST  Will be in Dr. Webb's offke in Sechelt  (Benner Block)  on Monday, February 7  For Appointments please phone 880-7005 after 6 p.m.  ,  _  Visit IBPS Port Mellon Local 297 office  (Behind DeVries Carpet shop on Highway)  10 to 1 p.m. Saturdays  Bring your Unemployment Insurance problems  You can also register for available jobs  If you have a job vacancy phone 886-2722  4       We might be able to help you  SUNSHINE COAST  T.V.  SALES and SERVICE  DEAL-RS FOR  ZENITH - ELECTR0H0ME - ADMIRAL  B-TTER THAN VAHCOUVtt PRICES!  BfTTK THAN VANCOUVER SERVICE!  IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN SECHELT  885-9816  G. OLIVER  ED NICHOLSON  The Corporation of the Village of Sechelt  PUBLIC HEARING  I. 1  ZONING AMENDMENT BY-LAW No. 107  Take notice that the Council of the Corporation of the Village  of Sechelt, will hold a Public Hearing at the Municipal Hall,  Sechelt, at the hour of 7:30 p.m. on the 16th day of February.  1972, under provisions of the Municipal Act, to consider the  proposed amendment to provide for Commercial uses in the  Semi-Industrial Zone described as: Lots 15 to 24 of BLOCK G  of BLOCK 11, D.L. 303 and 304, PLAN 10030.  Copy of the proposed amendment may be inspected at  the Municipal Hall, Sechelt, during business hours, between  February 1st and February 16th, 1972.  Dated at Sechelt, B.C., January 28th, 1972.  ' E. T. RAYNER,  Clerk. YOUR RECREATION CENTRE  IV Accomplishments  RECEIVED FREE, 115 acres of choice land in Roberts Creek for Recreation Centre.  Estimated value ��� $115,000.  RECEIVED APPROXIMATELY $7,000 from individuals and groups to cover all expenses to date.  RECEIVED OVER $18,000 from the Canada Works Local Initiative Program to employ local men to prepare the roadsides, trails and picnic sites.  SITE PREPARATION AND ROAD CLEARING being done by local loggers at no cost  to the project.  ALL THIS AT NO COST TO THE LOCAL TAXPAYER.  NOW WE NEED THE MONEY TO FINISH THE JOB  T"  Vote YES on February 26, 1972, and enjoy the companionship of the Arts and Crafts  facilities next winter.  PUBLIC MEETINGS: February 3 -  February 8 -  February 10  February 14  Roberts Creek School- 8 p.m.  Madeira Park School, 8 p.m.  - SecheltSchool, 8 p.m.  - Welcome Beach Hall, 8 p.m.  NextWeeh: IV The COST  ADULT EDUCATION  SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 46 (SECHELT)  - Family - - Life --  These three words make up the title of a course that is to be  introduced to the Sunshine Coast area for the first time  "i  FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION" programs have been conducted with great success in  several areas of B.C.  The course will take place in the Elphinstone Sr. Secondary School for four  nights only starting on Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. The course will take the form of  a talk and discussion and will cover the following areas:  FEB. 8: MAN AND WOMAN  Speaker: Dr. John Friesen, Faculty of Education; University of B.C.  . Dealing with the power struggle between husband and wife, family fights,  fights between the sexes.  FEB. 15: THE TASKS OF THE FAMILY TODAY AND SIGNS OF TROUBLE  IN FAMILIES  Speaker: Dr. John Stewart, Director of West Van Institute of Living and  Learning.  FEB. 22: FINANCES  .������The Psychology of Finances in the Family  ���The Practical Aspects of Financing  Speaker: Mr. Norman Alban, Accountant Consultant  FEB. 29: SINGLE PARENT FAMILIES  Speakers:  Mrs. John Birchall, President of Single Parent Organization,  Vancouver.  Miss Marge Martin, Social Worker  ���Problems that single parent families encounter.  FEES:  Couples ��� $10.00 for the four nights or $3.00 per night  Singles ���  $6.00 for the four nights or $2.00 per night  FOR PRtREGISTRATIOM OR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT  Mr. Glen Bawtinheimer ��� 886-7711  Mr. Jim Williamson ��� 886-2333  6       Coast News, Feb 2,1972.  Horoscope for the next week  (By TRENT VABBO'  ARIES��� March 21 to April 20   ,  You   should   be   able   to   reap   a   rich  harvest of rewards for wort: done In.  the   past   Many   persons   have ��� been  watching you and your work. Now Is  the time that It will 'pay off!'  TAURUS - April 21 to May 20  Your business sense is very sharp right  now, but watch out for legal entanglements that Involve your partner or  business associates.. Things can be rather 'high strung* at the present.  GEMINI - May. 21 to June 20  Look for sudden shifts in your worldly position. You may receive a gift or  legacy of some kind that will aid you  greatly. Don't press domestic matters  right now. Everything will work out  later.  CANCER : Jane 21 to July 21  Don't 'fly off the handle' over some  trivial matter next week! If you do,  you'll set yourself way back. Be patient, and understanding of others,  and hold your temper!  laSO - July 22 to August 21  New doors are being opened up to you  in your search for happiness in life.  It is very likely that someone will  contact you during the next week,  who hasn't been in touch with you  for years. >  VIRGO - August 22 to Sept. 21  Travel, communication and writing  will probably take up much of your.  time during the next couple of weeks.  It would pay you to seek more "understanding" in some problem that has  bothered you in the past.  LIBRA - Sept. 22 to Oct. 22 .  Channel   your  energies   very   carefully  at this time. There are some splendid  opportunities coming up that will challenge  your ability  to understand the  pattern of 'human behavior."-  SCORPIO - Oct. 23ito Nov. 21  The stars  are offering you many opportunities now\ to achieve your deepest   wishes,   if   you Carefully   analyse  your past life, you can come up with  the answer to success.  SAGITTARIUS - Nov. 22 to Dec. 20  ���Great benefits are working for you at  this  time.  Much  activity  is  indicated  ". ,?.aUers   that   have   been   'on   the  lyhehigh^rterlal aCtIVltIe8 ������*���*�����  CAPRICORN - Dee. 21 to Jan. 10  Your intuition here is sharpened and  can help you greatly in domestic matters. Be careful with electrical appliances. Your best base of operations Is  your  own home.  AQUARIUS - Jan. 20 to Feb. 18  This should be a" generally favorable  week. Legal matters, legacies, institutions and hospitals are very much In  the spot-light now. Get competent legal help from a good lawyer if you  need it.  PISCES  -  Feb.   19 to Ware- 20  Many questions may come up this .  week having, to do with your business  life. There is a most favorable aspect  in the zodiac at this time aiding you  greatly. Don't 'jump' without thinking!  (Copyright 1972 by Trent Varro  All Rights Reserved)  To many youngsters poems  ' aren't too bad to listen to bint  write orie? InxpdBsible!;Tbo hard  to find all those rhymies.  With step by step preparation  on class, pupils discover that  poems express1 feelings very suitably without the .use of rhyme.  Here are some samples written  and ilhiistrafed by 7th year pupils in Gibsons* Elementary.^The  form is therHaiku which.onlj^requires the writer express r his  thought and feeling" in three lines  oif 17 syllables altogether.  Fawn and mother ���  Swiftly they run and turn  To see the sun paint their outlines Va_ma Serughaatn  ���Cars with roaring engines  Wheels of sitee. ���  Rushing;  stopping; forward;  baiciuward;  automobiles.  -Nick Panasuk  Eagle through the dusk'  Soaring beautifully high  King over birds of prey.  / Brad Quarry  Burdened are the trees  The storm brings nature's clothing  Coat hangers of the snow.  -       Bruce Goddard  The water drips soft .  Upon the lifeless pond.  The cool dew is gone.  Norma  Skogmo  Trees age not with looks  But with rings ,  Concealed   in  the  huge  green  majestic giants;  Gordon Cuncie  A lily flower bloomed  So beaultiful and gay  Lovely jewelled flower floats  away. Moha Suveges  100 lease applications in 71  _>isouss_ng last year's operations of the Regional: board's  planning operations, E. R. Cuylits, planner, reported that most .  of the leases 'handled in 1971  were- in the Pender .Harbour  area. During the/year there  were : 150    lease    appMcations  The Regional board undertooik  the planning function on a full  time basis in April, he ssM. This  permitted adequate administration of the zoning by-law, lease  applications, sub-idiiyision applications and related functions!.  Long nanige planning c__r_men_-  ed in the latter part of the year.  The zoning by-law has been  guidled through three major revisions and now appears to ibe  a workable document. Some discussion is still being held between the department of *higih-  ways and the board coni-ceniing  zomng in Electoral1 Area A (PenderHarjbour).At present the  original' zoning in that area  stands. In future, the board will  be faced with applications to  rezone, as individual owners1 ap  proach the board with their particular ideas of development.  This year two special reports  were prepared by the depart-  iment ��� one concerning ancihor-  ages and upland access along  the B.C. coast and the other was  directed toward the relocation  oif Highway 101 at Gibsons. The  former report ihiasi been very  well. received while the latter  provided a basis for extensive  discussion. t  With regard to mapping, arrangements have been made to  obtain plastic -originals of the  1:500 series perpared; by the department Of lands. This will permit the board to keep a permanent record of subdivisions and  prints tff updated maps can be  made on request.  With reference to subdivisions,  the board has a Sub^vis-on Bylaw adtehinistered jointly by the  board's planning department and  the provinidial di_|>a_1;mer_t *of  highwaiys. The board has been in  the process of amending the bylaw since October 1970.  \ty  For the informal��� of residents in the ^^ Regional  Areas we would advise the following changes:  1. On ApriM, 1972 single (passenger and/or vehicle) resident fares will be  obtainable to persons who are able to present their residents identification  card at the ticket booth af time of tiriivel.  2. Any member of a family travelling alone will need an identification card if  he/she wishes the residents rate. It therefore is necessary for each family:  member who expects fo travel without the head of the family to obtain individual resident identification cards. It should be noted that parents or guardians can complete residents affidavits for minors. Identification cards Will  be available at the following locattoins commencing January 31,1972 at the  times listed.  Monday - Friday - 8:30 a.m. -12 noon  1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  1. Sechelt Motor Transport, Sechelt, B.C.  2. Pender Harbour Fishing Resort, Madeira Park, B.C. ;  3. Tourist information Bureau, Powell River, B.C.  Daily - Business Hours  1. Langdale Terminal. Langdale,  2. Saltery Bay Terminal, Saltery Bay,  3. Purchase of commuter books will not be necessary after April 1, 1972.  4. Commuter tickets jn circulation after April 1, 1972 will be honored.  i  BRITISH COLUMBIA West Sechelt water bylaw  (Continued from Page 1)  anything whi-_i was riot expressly agreed upon. ,  It is a matter of iecord that  the area director, who as a trustee of the WS-WID very ably con-  dfticted the negotia_ions either together with his fellow trusteesor  by himself in the water ���committee, votedf together with all other  directors for the amendment^ the  board reply stated.       .   %  If the taws-tees perha_>s-found  in the . a^eements - something  fihey wanted to get out of on, second thought, why. didi they not  come out and1'say so? Ihsteaid of  .fceepSing their side of the agreement by startfing some action  with adjusting 'theirown bylaws  to ihipteahent theiri, the trustees  appaitehtly" chose to put political pressure on the board  through Victoria. We feel their  latest demand that only a contract could regulate the rela-  ionship between the Reg-onr and  the> WSWED can only be inter-  . preted ais another gambit in  their delaying action.  The trustees are absolutely in  error when they ���claim that the  bylaw a^ndanent is 01% de-  s_gned to" discriiminate against  them. We can assure them that,  although they are our first bulk  buyersj we hope to add some  others in due opurse, to whom  the bylaw will equally apply.  Certainly Schedule B is applicable to the WSWID only. It must  be undtefTstoodi that each bulk  buyers' ind^idual carcumistances  hav�� to. ibe fully oon'sddered to  establishah equitable contribu-  Baha'i Faith  Informal Discussions  Tuesdays, 8 p.m.  886-2078  Eton," which has to be made to  cover the actual costs of the  service. If is just this very consideration of other WSWID com-  mitenents which made US' establish t_ie v very .avoralble below-  cost rate. The trusitees' attempt  to use 4.t to cry discrimahatiori  does not stand up to closer scrutiny.  Coirtimiing, the boaird mafltn-  tains it has the greatest difficulty to undeaisland their insistence  on a contract only. Their alleged reasons that the board has a  short memory or, could have, is  an1 unwarranted' slur against  present and! future directors, implying they have alr^adjy in the  pastt or wil ii. fuftuire violate  their oath of office. If the trustees of the WSWID have any evidence for the past, would they  come forward with their proof.  As to the behavior of future directors we leave any innuen-  dtoes to the trustees. This sort of  aspersioni is rather apt to backfire without damage to the target-'. "..  The whole clamor for a con-  traict begs: the question whether  special pi_v_leges> should be conferred upon one group, which  could not be enjoyed by the  very much larger number of  other waiter users, who absorb  a major portion of the heavy  WISWED supply costs. These ooslts  are fully substantiated by entgin-  eering data and-given to the  4}rustees. Aithougl. they still  pretend doubt about the figures  they never took the trouble to  disprove them.  "if aind when there has to be a  rate change, everyfbod'y will have  to contribute a fair share. No  small group can rightly demand  special privileges, which would  permit them to escape by un-  loadinig their share to other  shoulders. Conyersely, nobody  can be singled out to bear a  larger share than the rest. Such  ..1*0*t*0*0*0*0*0*0*0+0*0*0*0*0+0*0*0*0*0*0*^^  El  sons  ass  WHOLESALE AND RETAH  WMDOWSAND MIRRORS CUT TO SIZE  FRE ESTIMATES  {Wyngaert Road (Old Glass Shop)  Ph. 886-7359  FAJrHION NEW/  Fashion's yarn is clicking ev-  lywhere to pu| together the  clothes that make headlines this  spring.  (Cling's the thing for the fashion look, and knit does it. The  long lines,, sleek stretch fit, soft  and swingy skirts anfd body-liner  looks all go smoothly in knSt.  Textured yarns give a lush  hand to an otherwise simple  ���sjrothetiik: knit���ifor an example  the pattern of a polyester jac-  quard kniter the rich matte surface of a texturized double knit.  Boucle is back to star in novelty knits such as Ibright and  clashing art deco patterns.  Printed cotton knits brighten  up sprmg for any style of fashion, 'x yv-x  The cotton sweater knits become spring scene stealers. Not  only are these rilbbed and tweedy knits big in the fashion picture, they are comfortable too.  These new knits may masquerade as something else, yet  they keep the same easy-care  virtues as their older sisters.  FOR YOUR YARD-GODS ��� Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-0331  GILMORE'S VARIETY SHOP  SEWING NEEDS. BUTTERICK PATTERNS���Sechelt, Ph. 885-9343  FABRIC HOUSE  Gibsons ��� 886-7525  BASIC, SI_v_P__ICITY & BUTTERICK PATTERNS  DRYGOODS AND ALL YOUR SEWING SUPPLIES  HOWE SOUND 5/ 10. 15 CENT STORE  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9852  For AU Your SEWING NEEDS. SUvIPUCITY PATTERNS  0. G. DOUGLAS VARIETY & PAINTS  MeCaLTs Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies  Sunnycrest Plaza, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2615  Coast News, Feb. 2, 1972.        .  would really be ___?c__minalt_on,  with enouigh remedies available  under existing laws to prefvent  it. No p_urtic_liar contriact would  be required.  However, just to lay that contract affair finally to rest', we  had once more o_r legal counsel  review the contract between  WSWID and the former Sechelt  Water Works Ltd. He still con-  firimis our stand that it is null  and void.  The information supplied by  Bruce E. Emerson, legal counsel  for the Regional District follows:  : "In my opinion, in the.light of  Section 568 of the Municipal Act  it is clear that the legislature  intended that the water authority should exercise such authority by by-lawi and' that, as in  the enactment of other by-lawsi,  its authority to determine the  rates, terms and cond-tions is  unilateral and unreserved.  "The law in this country has  a-ways been that the m_a_k_pal  water utility, in supplying water,,  is not entering into a contract at  all. The arrangement does not  have the legal xnc-dence oif a  contract. The utility s_mply sup-,  plies the water and the consuan--  er pays for it, but the supply of  such water infers no contractual lights on the user at" ail.  The user is bound to pay, but  the supplier is not bound to supr  ply. I need only mention everyone's arrangements with B.C.  Hydlro or the B.C. Telephone  Company to demonstrate the  analogy. .-...".;  QVIy conclusion on this issue is  that the Regional Ddstrilct" is  without authority to enter into  a contract with the Improvement District for the supply of  waiter. The, Regional Diisttrict  must proceed by by-law. It could  proceed by contract andi adopt  the contract by by-law, but enabling leg-slat-on would have to  be obtained from the legislature  to authorize the Regional District to enter such contract in  the first distance."  <���*���>���*���*��� -------.--".--- AT- ....... .."^ ....       . ^rT7T~~r~Z~~7TZ rmT-iTTiiiw     "r~*~-rl~'~^JW''_l i.j. juui ���jLi- in rt ���������... .    jiu.. I'lill*-V*JV  0*0+0+0+0+0+0*0>+.+W-+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+t+0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0*^  NOTICE  \ '  R. S. Rhodes  Doctor of Optometry  204 Vancouver Block  Vancouver, B.C.  Announces he will be in Secheft  MONDAY, Feb. 21  For an appointment for eye examination phone  Seehelt Beauty Parlor 885-2818  If anyone desires any adjustment or repair to their  present glasses I will be pleased to be of service  SKHLT JEWELERS  GUARANTEE)  WATCH & JEWELRY  REPAIRS  885-2421  0*0*0+0+0*0+0+0+0+0+0*0+0*0*0*^0*+  %_r\JKS*-f\J^y\J~yJ~u~tr\r\ n_nj"\jn-^r^r-SjHoj~-~~-n-r~r~- +*r*0+0*0*0*0+m0+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*0*0*0*0*  WANTED  Used fuRdture or what  have yoa  AL'S USB> RJRMITUtE  WE BUT BEER  \  \  ./JLi  *0j Westinghouse  Gibsons ��� 886-  mmmmmmmmom  IMPROVED  ttJlt  \  THREE TIMES THE LIFE OF ORDINARY BULBS  The bulb that conquered  the Arctic Night because  it has THREE TIMES the  life of the average bulb.  60, 75 and 100 watt  Blake C. Alderson, D.C  CHIROPRACTOR  Post Office Bonding, Secbett  TUES.. 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Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons ��� 886-2481 Mainly about people  (By ED  THOMSON)  That a poet or a prcophet is  dntirely without honor in his  own hometown does not apply to  Peter Trower, Gibsions deep  sounding bard' of the backwoods,  the voice of the aU-too-inarticu-  late West Coast loggers and a  rigging man himself ��� "a good  man to be working alongside of  when the going got tough," according to Larry Labonte, who  woriced with Pete in the woods  and the mill at Port Mellon.  Peter Trower now at the mature age of 40, has plenty going  for him. Brought up in these  parts, Pete the Poet received  his early .schooling at Port Mel  lon, then 'briefly in Vancouver  and when the family returned to  Gibsons, was a Grade 10 pupil in  the old secondary school. Stan  Trueman, now a retired high  school ipraiciipal, recalls Pete as  a quiet, studiously-inclined scholar holding good grades, a bit of  a dreamer, and an avid reader.  One thing in particular Mr.  Trueman recalls, that Pete elect  ed) to take Latin as one of his  language subjects. This was a  bit unusual as he was the only  pupil in the school that eiven  thought of Latin as an elective.  It is to his teachers' credit that  Trower was given a thorough  grounding on the subject. While  v.  HARM MEM, HOME LTD.  Serving the Sunshine Coast  A COMPLETE CHAPEL OR CHURCH SERVICE  AT MODERATE COST  J. ROY PARKINS, Funeral Director  A MEMORIAL SERVICE IF DESIRED  Phone 886-9551  ���11  CASH  FOR UNFUJED TAX REf UMDS  OUT OF TOWN ENQUIRIES WELCOME  PICKUP AND TELEPHONE SERVICE  PHONE COLLECT  NATIONAL TAX BUYERS Ltd.  335 E. BROADWAY, VANCOUVER  879-4166 days  879-6701 nights  Cbureb Services  >�� Let The People Praise Thee,0 God  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's  11:11  Sunday School, 11 a.m  4th 8-B-d-Qr: ��� *.__->,  St. Aidan's  Sunday School, 10:30 a.m.  Morning Service 9:30  11:15 a.m., 4th Sunday  1st, 2nd & 5th Sundays  2:30 p.m., 3rd Sunday  UNITED  Gibsons United Church  11:15 a.m., Divine Service  9:30 a.m., Wilson Creek  2:30 p.m., Roberts Creek  Port Mellon  7:30 p.m. Sunday  1st ���& 3rd, Rev. D. Brown  2nd, 4th & 5th, Rev. J. Willamson  ROMAN CATHOLIC SERVICES  St. Mary's Church  Father E. G. Lehner  11 a.m. Mass, Sundays  Wed., Fri., 7 p.m.  followed by coffee break  Visitors Welcome  CALVARY BAPTIST  Pastor Retot. Allaby, 885-2803  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  GUD 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  Pete may not have realized it at  the time, this urge to master a  dead language may well have  been a subconscious ���harlui.g  back to the high scholastic  achievements of his grandparents, both learned Greek scholars.  At present, Pete is poiisthing  up several poems of the woods,  among these five pieces that  have already been accepted in ad.  vance of publishing by Thomas  Nelson, text book publishers for  inclusion in their forthcoming  Grade Eight school reader.  Irene, Glassford who taught at  Port Mellon saw another side of  Pete, a bit of a heller in his  wilder days, when he would  come pounding on her. door in the  wee small hours and demand to  be psychoanalyzed������ this was  done to the accompaniment of  mugs of steaming), strong coffee  and slathers of toast, bacon and  eggs.  Grace Wiren, another retired  teacher, now at Hopkins Landing, although she never taught  Trower, came to know him well,  as a friend of her sons, Jack  and Randy. Many's the time  Pete was on the receiving end'  of a stinging lecture for his  shortcomings, said Mrs. Wiren.  "I used to bawl him out severe-  . ly ��� he was1 such a likeable rip.  Even then I couldln't help but  realize what great potential  Peter had!. I'd tell him fee had  to stand on his own two feet and  make those wonderful dreams  come true. I must say he took  it .all1, in good ipa-rt and would  even thank me for the lecture.  Peter, to me, was a very spe*-  dal sort of person."  Bruce Campbell of Hopkins  Landing rememibers Pete best as  a boyhood friend when they both  attended! the old two-room Seai-  side Park school house at Port  Melon. Two teacherswere re-  celledi, Eva May Healey, now  retired in Ontario and a Miss  Ireland whose whereabouts is  swallowed' up in the folds of  . time.  These two close friends, succeeded in grow-i-g up together  in a mill town settlement with-  out getting' into to> niiich trouble. " Possibly the fact they were  practically isolated and with) no  roads to lead therhi asitnay" had  something to _fo with it. Campbell reinemibers (Pete was forever drawing cartoons and in  fact, created his own comic  'striips.' ���' ��������� '��� ������  In his omnivorous reading  Pete was particularly keen - On  science fiction stories and when,  on one of their hilkesi through the  woods, they stuimibled on a des1-  efted loggei's cafbin where they  found mildewed stacks of (back  numbers of Amazing Stories  -magazines, Pete was in seventh  heaven.  To the Braithwaites, Pat and  Frank, Pete will always remain  an enigma. They encountered  Gibsons baffling poet when they  ���first came to this part of the  country sax years ago. Roth  Fi'arik and Pat regard Pete as'  a, good friend and understand  him as well as anyone. Rut they  too share the general' puzzlement, that why one gifted with  such obvious talent Mi the gift  for words, has not done something big about it over the years.  "Why, Pete fairly oozes* poetry. Good stuff too, no fouar-letter  word tripe or soul-sick drivel!"  according to Frank. "'Pete's  verse is virile and redolent of  8       Coast News, Feb. 2, 1972.  the back woods1."  Many's the impromptu reading session the Bradthwaites  have attended in the Trower's  concerted two part garage out  at the back, which Pete shares  with his brother Marty. According to Pat, Pete is a sort of  Pied Piper. Everywhere he goes  along with his 'battered brief  case, bulging with verse, you'll  find him accompanied by a fascinated audience, ranging from  the quite young up through to  the oldsters, and Pete, is only  too willing to read his. stuff,  quite indifferent to his surroundings, whether in a beer parlor  or a commune, high up on the  upper readhesi of Mount Elphinstone .��� there -you'll find Pete  weaving a spell with wonderful  words.  It was Les Peterson, who perhaps more than any other single  person, gave early guidance and  encouragement to Pete. When  Les returned from World War  Two, he was quick to realize  the genius that lay within Trower and counselled him to be his  own self in all hits: writings, and  not to "be swayed from his natural metier: the telling of the  story of the West Coast logger.  Spring will not come again to  unlock the doors of early ac-  comiplishmeint, for Pete at 40 is  past the first fine flush of youth.  This is reflected toy the superlative exce-lemce of the more  recent poems he has put toge^  thef in his thaird and latest book  Between the Sky and the Splinters, now well in the works and  under consideration by a leading  Canadian Ibodk publishing house.  He is also busily revising his  first book, hitherto unpuiblisli-  ed, There are Many Ways, while  his more recently published  poems, Moiving Through a Mystery, beautifully -Illustrated by  Jack Wise, in a limited edition  of 1,000 copies and published in  1969, is all but out of print.  Peter is also at work on the  lyrics for a recorded folk album and if one of the songs,  Dwindling Sally, is a sample of  what is yet to come, this album  should have high acceptance.  There's no doubt Pete the Poet  has plenty going for him right  in his own hometown and more  waiting for him in the big world  outside. While his friends declaim, if he would only get Off  ���his (butt and grab hold Off a destiny that must be manifest, even  to him.  Bruno Gerussi, who called in  on Pete, armed with his tape  recorder, while working with the  CBC series The Beachcomibers1,  did a spontaneous, on-the-sipot  interview, that appeared on Ger-  ussi's network morning show.  Bruno did a (beautiful job in  reading several of Pete's more  recent poems. As a former west  coast logger himseiLf, Bruno  quickly identified with Trower  and drew hitm out to make a-  delightful broadcast-  Without admitting it, Pete  hopes the publishing and accept-,  arice of his new hook Between'  the Sky and the Splinters1, will  unlock the door financially and  free him once and for all from  the insularity of his pent-up  life.  SCOUTERS TO MEET  The 1971 annual meeting for  Vancoulver-Coas. Region, Bay  Scouts of Canada, will be held  Monday, Feb. 14 at 8 p.m. in  Woodward's Oakridge Auditorium, 41st and Cambie. Highlights1  will include election of officers  for 1972, (presentation of honors  and awards and a slide presentation of 1971 Scouting events.  FLUENT IN FRENCH, David Halton, seen a<boive with his wife, 5s  also an expert oh the Russian wi-tear Dostoevsfcy. He is the CBC  television and rao^ correspondent in Paris'.'A few yeare ago, Hal-  ton was stationed: in Moscow and met Natasha\ Nikolayevna. The  story goes that he hated1 every ininiite of his assignment until he  met Natasha' and that he then did everything but refuse to leave  the country until he could take Natasha w_th him. They were married in the famous Palace of Weddings in Moscow in late 1967 and  Halton has been the CBC's man in Pari,' ever since.  FRANK E. DECKER,   d.o.s.  OMOMETRCT  For A-ppointment  886-2248  Bal Block  Giboone  Every Wednesday  Asst.L0AF  reg. 59c   SPECIAL 49c  HENRYS BAKERY  OWN MONDAY  SUNNYCREST PLAZA  Ph. 886-7441  Peninsula Hotel  SATURDAY Feb. 5  LIVE ENTOTAWMBtT  Pizza will be available  Phone 8S6-2472 FOR RESERVATIONS  Morgan's SUPER SAVINGS SALE  Ph.885-9330  SAVINGS Up To 50%  ENDS Sat.Feb. 5  Ph.885-9330 COAST   DIRECTORY  ACCOUNTANTS  ELECTRICIANS  W. PHILIP GORDON  CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT  Room 208, Harris Block  Gibsons  Ph. 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Ten Yeairs to Pay  Complete line, of Appliances  For Free Estimates call 886-2728  REZANSOFF HEATING  Box 497, Gibsons  OIL & GAS  HEATING SYSTEMS  Financing Available  Phone 886-7254:;~~X  IRON WORK  PLUMBING  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R.R. 1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2116  ORNAMENTAL (RON  IRON RAILINGS  MISCELLANEOUS  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 886-7029 or 886-7056  JANITOR SERVICE  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  LIVESTOCK  Jfalarort Jf arm  Excellent facilities available  for boarding and riding  your horse  * Lighted sawdust ring  * Individual paddocks  * % mile exercise track  * Bridle trails  Registered blood stock  for sale  R.R. 2,  Gibsons 886-7729  MACHINE  SHOP  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERVICE Ltd.  Machine Shop  Arc & Acty Welding  Steel Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  Phone 886T7721  Res. 886^956  NURSERY  MACK'S NURSERY  SunshinO Coast Highway  , -Hixuibs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer  licensed for Pesticide Spraying  Photic 886-2684  PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  On Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES & SERVICE  Port Mellon��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  SEASIDE PLUMBING _  hot Water heating  886r7017 Gibsons  REFRIGERATION  JOHN HWD-iHlTH  REFRIGERATION&  MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Used  Refrigerators   for   Sale  Phone 886-2231  From 9 ajn. to 5:30 p._n.  Res. 886-9949  RETAIL STORES  CVS  HARDWARE  riii  A^  ���Sechelt ��� 885-��713  EATWTS BUY-UNE  CALL 886-7515  Gilbsons B.C.  We pay highest cash prices  for furniture  2nd hand items of all kinds  THE RENTAL SHOP'S  Second Hand Store  885-2848 anytime  TASHJA SHOP  Ladies - Mens - Childrens Wear  Yard Goods - Wool and Staples  .    Bedding - Linens  Dial 885-9331        1 Sechelt  SURVEYORS  LAND SURVEYING  ROY & WAGENAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885^2332  TOWING  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  LTD.  SCOWS ��� LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  )      Phone 885-9425  TRAILER PARK  SUNSHINE COAST TRAIUSR PARK  1 Mile West of Gibsons, Hiway  ]_aundro_nat  Extra Large Lots  and Recreation Area  Parklike Setting  ��� ��� .-   Phone 886-Q826  TRANSFERS    LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Honsehold Moving & Storage  Complete Packing  .   Packing Materials for Sale  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone 886-2664 - R.R. 1, Gibsons  fmut dome  *      !_____���_���* *'*a" '  esaars  wmu 04OM :f$ PJ��/i//A/<$ ? "  Point of law  (By a Practicing Lawyer  Q. My wife has been in a  mental institution for over four  yeairs. Can I get a difvorce because of her insanity?  A. No, you cannot get a divorce because your wife is insane. Insanity is not a ground  for divorce. You may be able to  get a divorce on the ground that  you have been living separate  and apart from your wife for  over three years, however, judges have decided in similar eases  that mere physical separation  during the three year period is  not sufficient and it is necessary  to show that the matrimoninal  relationship has ceased. This  may depend to some degree on'  the extent of your wife's illness  and possibility of recovery. You  , should consult a lawyer.  Q. I want to divorce my husband. Westall live together but  for the past few years he has  been impotent. Will his impotence enable nie to^get a d_->-  voree?  A. Impotence in itself is not  a ground for divorce. It may,  however, amount to .mental cruelty which renders future cohabitation intolerable. Generally,  though, if you and your husband  have been living a normal married life in all other respects you  would not have grounds for divorce.  Q. My husband was an alcoholic for many years. I got fed  up six months ago and left him1.  I have heard from relatives that  he has stopped drinking. Can I  get a divorce?  A. From the facts you hasve  given you cannot get a dworce.  Addiction to alcohol is grounds  for divorce only where the  spouse has been addicted to alcohol for the three year, period  immediately preceding the petition for divorce/ Thus, in your  HANSEN'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Serving the Sunshine Coast.  General Freight from  Vancouver to all points  Heavy Hauling  Furniture Moving  Warehouse:   Gibsons 886-2172  I.  TYPEWRITER REPAIRS  TYPEWRITER REPAIRS  & SERVICE  Agent for Hermes Typewriters  Phone 886-2728  R. D. THOMAS * CO.  UPHOLSTERY  WW  MFG.  & UPHOLSTERY  Custom Boat & Car Tops  Furniture ��� Car, truck & boat  seats, etc.  FREE ESTIMATES  Samples shown on request  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  WE STOCK FOAM  Bill Weinhandl  886-7310 ^   886-9819  Copyright)  case, as your husband has not  been addicted to alcohol for the  preceding three years, you cannot get a divorce on this ground.  You may be able to get a divorce  on some other ground, such as  cruelty. See your lawyer.  Q. My husband and I are incompatible. Although we are  still living under the same roof  and take our own meals together  our 'marriage has broken down.  Can I get a divorce on the  grounds of marriage breakdown?       y. .x"':: ���!"���:''   *. Ill- ',  A. No. The term marriage  breakdown is misleading as the  divorce act defines it- (in general  terms),as follows: 1. Three years  imprisonment. 2. Two years imprisonment for an offence for  which the respondent was sentenced to death or ten years (or  more) imprisonment. 3. Three  yeairs' gross addiction to alcohol. 4. Three years' gross addic--  tion to- _t narcotic drug. 5. Three  years disaippearance. .6. Non-con-  summation. 7. Three years' separation if the respondent deserted the petitioner or they separated by agreement and five years  separation if the petitioner deserted the respondent.  LEGAL  NOTICE OF INTENTION  TO APPLY FOR  A DISPOSITION  OF CROWN LAND  In Land Recording Disttrict of  Vancouver, British Columbia,  and situated approx. one mile  north east oif Earls Cove on Sechelt Peninsula.  Take notic that Janet Seely,  of 2425 Rosedale Ave., Montreal,  Quebec, occupation, physician,  intends to apply for a lease of  the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted  on the shoreline approx. 300 ft.  from the. N.W. corner of Lot  2504 thence 100 ft. S.W. along  shoreline; thence 300' to the S.E.  thence 100 ft." to the N.E.; thence  300* to the N.W;' and containing % acres, more or less.  The purpose for which the disposition is required is a summer  home site.  Janet Seeiey  Dugald Ervine Christie (agent)  Dated January18, 1972  NOTICE OF INTENTION  TO APPLY FOR  A DISPOSITION  OF CROWN LAND  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver, British Columbia,  and situated approx. one male  north east of Earls Cove on Sechelt Peninsula.  Take notice that Ronald Victor Christie, of the Royal Victoria Hospital, Pine Ave., Montreal, Quebec, occupation, physician, intends to apply for a lease  of the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted  on the shoreline approx. 200 ft.  from the N.W. corner of Lot  2504 thence 100 ft. S.W. along  shoreline; thence 300' to the S.E.  thence 100 ft. to the N.E.; thence  300' to the N.W.; and containing % acres, more or less.  Tiie purpose'for wlrich the disposition is required is a summer  homo &Us>  Ronald Victor Christie  Dugald Ervine Christie (agent)  Dated January 18, 1972 CHANGE POLLING BOOTH        lO     Coast News, Feb. 2, 1972.  Mainliaining the p__E!ng booth  at Pender Harbour school,,used  by the Regional board for elections, was awkward for the elderly to use, the suggestion from  Pender Harbour, Community  club that its premises be used in  future, was accepted. The club  also suggested a street light ibe  ���installed in v_cin5ty of the hall.  This was agreed to by board  memibers.  AN R.N. APPOINTMENT  The Regional Hospital board  meeting last week agreed to: a  s*u��gesit_on from the Registered  Nurses association that one of  its members be appointed to the  hospital advisory coomimittee in  a oon9_la.ive capacity.  TWILIGHT  THEATRE  GIBSONS ��� 886-2827  The stirring saga   s��$Mm  ola Grizzly       xM^M  Monarch's  ��� conflict with  man ,,,  teatt-i-'ng'       Leon Ames  as the old man of the  mountain  ���      Plus 0^...^  o_-f ofU       'Son ,n,ema,ional Productions Inc.-  SKI  Short      'O'Ko'rtontertmllfenltflainmtnlAlw.ft  "Get Hoi"  Wed., Thur. Feb. 2 & 3  World War I\v��  was Just ending.  *MURPHY,_  Fri., Sat., Sun. Feb 4, 5, 6  KEN RUSSELL'S Film  Mon., Tues., Weft,  Feb. 4, 5, 6  Richard Chamberlain   ..  Glenda Jackson  ADULT  Some nude and suggestive  scenes  GET YOUR MAP  SUNSHINE COAST  at the  COAST MEWS  GIBSONS  63^ each  BOWLING  E & M BOWLADROME  Heigh scores for the week:  Evelyn Berdahl 275/Jean Jorgenson, 693 with 3 games the  same, 231. Lome Gregory 714  (275).  Ladies: Elsie Star 659 (241),  Pat Comeau 661 (259), Carol  Kurucz 630 (265), Juanita Steoan-  quist 229, Jean Jorgenson- 680  (269, 225), Tina Vanderhorn 600  (228), Marybelle Holland 258,  Irene Jewitt 656 (267).  Gibsons A: Buzz Graham 689,  Dunistan Campbell 690 (256), Mavis Stanley 668 (261); Bill McGivern 640 (253), Frank Nevens  691 (250), Henry Hihz 601, Vic  Marteddu 644, Tom Stenner 662,  Nancy PM-Upsi 271, Evelyn Mac  Kay 613 (255), Frank Nevens 612  Teachers: Ed Gill 669, Gerry  McConnell 618, Bonnie McConnell 634 (237), Dan Weinhandl  686, Fred Swanson v 708 (269, 261)  Tom Stenner 645, Frank Nelvens  694 (255), Art Holden 692 (251),  Joan Quarry 620 (226).  Wed., 9 p.m.: Joan Quarry 234  Roy Taylor 630, Evelyn Hague  235, Bob Benson 269.  Thurs. Nite: Mavis Stanley  652 (227, 226), Art Holden 637  Gerry Turenne 238, Evelyn Prest  626 (227, 228), Buzz Graham 686,  Ben Prest 614, Reg Carnafby 654  (259), Evelyn Berdahl 663 (275,  236), Jean Jorgenson 693 (231,  231, 231), Ijorne Gregory 714  (275), Harold Jorgenson 651  (256), Gerry Nimmo 241, Rod  Powell 628 (257), Kevin Prokopenko 600.  Bantams (2 games): Brad Comeau 256, Clint Suveges 304 (157)  Cathy Star 306 (178), Patty Star  269.   -  O.A.P. Tues., 2 games: Ernie  Reitze 398 (203)/ Mac Macliaren  3 35(185), Belya Hauka 302.  'Some of the memibers of the  O.A.P.O. have formed a league  under the^ s^pervisiion of Mr Mac  Laren, bowling 2 games every  Tuesday. They are keenly interested and we are pleased to  hasve t_iem in our bowling family  Juniors: John;Volen 761 (338),  Kevfln*' Prokopenko 648, John  Sleep 621, Gerry McConnell 243,  Kim Bonacewell 237, Bruce Brown  235, Elin Vedoy 511 (197), Lisa  Kaonpman 173, Jackie Inglis 190.  JUNIOR BOWMNfjfe  Ori Sunday, Jan. 30^junior  bowlers from Gilbsons1 travelled  ���to Cranberry Lanes, Powell River for a competition match. --  The juniior girls team were the  victors by af small margin. The  boys team lost to Powell River  heavily, as did: the single boy  and the single girl. They had a  great time and enjoyed their  visit.  Powell River junior bowlers  have a large choice of players,  and the average of four years of  bowling,. whereas, here, only a  few bowled two years-. Their  boys are great bowlers and I'm  confident we can win on the re-  ti_rn match shortly.  Many .hanks to the parents  who volunteered to transport the  bowlers to Powell River, though  it was a very tiring itrip.before  bowling, of- almost four hours of  travellings, y l-^:x :'��������� y'���'-': ".  A competition meet is already  being arranged1 for West Vancouver.  To all bowletrs and parents,  thank you. Mike Prokopenko,  (coach).  BASEBALL TOUKNEY  Alderman Gerry Dixon an/-  nounced at last week's cb*__ac_l  meeting that he has. entered Gibsons in the provancial Festival  of Sports for this year. He said  there would, ibe a baseball tourney during the May 24 holiday  weekend.  Basketball  (By BRAD NORRIS)  This weekend's basketball  proved disastrous as the Cou*r  gars were pitted against the  Terwpleton Titans from Vancouver. The Cougars slipped in the  first few minutes and in ho time  the score was ten to none for  the Titans.  The Cougars came back however and the quarter ended wuith  the score 12-8 in favor of Tem-  ipieton. The second quarter was  when things really started falling apart for the Couigars. The  Titans threw a full court press  on the Cougars and it ended up  in a few baskets from steals.  The game progressed iand in  many ways resembled a rugby  match as good basketball was  not played.   ~  The Cougars/although yet to  be defeated in their own league  have lost five straight games to  AA competition.  . In the game the top scorers  for Elphie were Brad Norris  w:th 13, Wayne Smith with 6 and  Bill Sneddon with 4.  Next weekend Elphi travels to  Temipleton where they will be  guests along with the North Delta Huskies in a tournament. This  should prove interesting as the  Huskies are last year's high  school basketball provihcial  champs. ���''���".'   .:":  i.  NOTICE  ��� ���--..'.' ���' f '   .  Sunshine Coast Regional District  Ratepayers Association  There will be a general meeting at  Wilson Creek Community Hall  8 p.m., Wednesday, February 2  ''������-....'.., -.      ..A     -  for the purpose of electing new officers for 1972 V  Members please support your association by attending  CHURCH MEETINGS  Churches within the West  Howe Sound United Church  . charge will hold their annual  meetings as follows: St. John,  Feb. 6; Roberts Creek, Feb. 6;  Gibsons, Feb.  13.  TUWANEK PLEBISCITE  Tuwanek RatepayersAssociation will be informed hy the Regional District iboard that a plebiscite on garbage collection for  that airea on East Porpoise Bay  will be held Sat., April' 1. The  board will prepare the bylaw to  be put before, those ratepayers.  ���.liiuiiimmiuummumiiuuuumuiuiimuimumiiuuumiiuunuu  CEDAR WAXWINGS ARRIVE  On Monday Mrs. Wynn Stewart of Stewart road-reported she  had about 150 cedar waxwJngs  in her garden, cleaning up the  berries left from last fall. She  regards it as a sign spring is  not too far off.  SEEK FIRE PAYMENT  Bender Harfoour's Bre department request for $500 to cover,  the department's fighting a fire  on open land last fall has been  rejected again by the Reg-ona.  Boaird; which maintalins it cannot  pay for services it did not order.  The fire department was uiged  to write the Forestryoffice if  >_h:ey. were comaharKleered by  that offilce and in turn the forestry people would send a bill to  the Regional board.'  trip to Reno  The first meetihg of the year  of Branch 38, OAPO, Monday,  'January 17 at the Health Centre, Gibsons, observed a minute  sMence in memory of Mr. Kurt- *  zhal who at ���one time served as  treasurer fpi* Brarlch 38. t .  The annual reports ofthe'���.���s&cr.  refary amd^ to  that 1971 was a���^'';'tousy:-.aaid^''re-  wartdang year. A proposed bus  tour to Reno,1 in April, when;;the  desert is" in fblbom, was diffcus-  sed. Members interested should  make their wishes known to Mr".  'MacLaren.;  For memibers interested 'in  hearing aids, the address of the  Cl_n_c is (Western Institute for  the Deaf, P.O. Box 765, Station  A, Vancouver, phone 736-7391.  It was dec-ded to combine  ways and means and entertainment into one committee with  George Follows as chairman,  and Jim Holt, plus the help of  all memibers. Other committees  will remain the same.  The monthly raffle was won  by Mrs. Bernhof. The meetihg  was followed by tea time.,  February meetings are, social  on   Monday,   Feb.   7   and   the  monthly, Monday, Felb. 21 at 2 ���  p.m. in the Health Centre, Gibsons. ,,���������������  RUMMAGE, BAKE SALE  . A rummage and bake sale will  be held in St. Aidan's Church  hall Friday, Feb. 18 from 1:30  to 3:30 p.m. by the Roberts  Creek Parents Auxiliary.  ^*!)���*:. .-f8H*.< --Ufilb1.. -rftitiii-- -��*��  BUDGET BUYS  at YOUR COMMUNITY OWNED  CO-OP FOOD SERVICE CENTRE  Shop Your Co-op  For The BEST MEATS In TOWN  Wieners   3ib poly bag  SKINLESS BULK  Cut Up FOWL  TRAY PACK FROZEN  BEEF LIVER  SKINNED AND DEVEINED  POT ROAST Beef  TENDER AND TASTY  CHEESE SLICES  MAPLE LEAF, 1 lb  CANNED PICNICS  V/2 lb. MAPLE LEAF  GRAHAM WAFERS  McCORMICK'S 1 lb. pkg  MILK - ALPHA  TALL TINS, 2%  89c    FRESH PRODUCE  $1.29  2,or 85c  5 f��� 99c  POTATOES  THRIFTY 20 lb. PLIO  ONIONS  COOKING, 3 lb. mesh bag  69c  39c  ELPHINSTONE  Phone 886-2522  CO-OP  L��  GIBSONS, B.C.  OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK TO SERVE YOU BETTER

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