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 victoria,  B���  c.  Published at Gibson*, B.C.  Phone 836-2622  Volume 25  Number 12, March 22, 1972.  10c per copy  revam  Succession duty changes are  announced in the second reading in the legislature of a bill  covering the proposed changes.  These changes, as reported  from the office of Premier  Bennetth follow:  The government believes a  broad base for taxation is the  most suitable method to raise  funds necessary to carry out  essential services provided by  government. XLi _ considers that  succession duties must form a  part of this base in respect of  our. more wealthy citizens, but  that exemptions be provided of  sufficient worth to eliminate  that vast" majority of our citizens from having to pay any  succession duties - whatsoever.  Accordingly, this bill raises the  basic succession duty exemption for special beneficiaries  (husband, wife, father, mother,  grandfather, grandmother,  child, grandchild, son-in-law,  daughter-in-law) from $60,000  to a mininiu-n of $150,000.  Including the measures contained in this bill, the following are the main exemptions  -how provided, for example, for  a spouse:    ~  (1) An outright exemption  of $125,000.  (2) An additional exemption of the value of the family  home.  (3) An additional exemption of up to $25,000 of life insurance.   _  (4)" Ari: add-tto-iaP exemption of up to $250 a month pen-  sion.  (5) An exemption in any  event of at least $150,000.  !'��� This means a husband could  leave a $40,000 home; $25,000  ihsurance, other properties to  the value of $125,000 and $250  a month pension to his spouse,  which, if she were aged 60,  would be valued at $33,832.50,  or a total estate of $223,832.50  and no British Columbia succession duty would be payable.  A mihiTniuriY $150,000 exemption is proposed to apply for  bequests to special beneficiar-  Mayor Ben Lang intends to  bring the matter of .Sechelt's  sewage situation to the attention of the Regional District  board.  He said so when Aid. Norman Watson, chairman _of Sechelt's sewage committee outlined the work he had done so  far and ottered the proposition  that perhaps the sewage plan  should, not be confined; to.- Sechelt but could extend as far  as Wilson Creek.  The federal government has  decided that Environment Min  ister Jack Davis will take over  responsibility for most  small  boat harbors in Canada.  The minister has stated he  intends to work out new policies and financing of pleasure  boat marinas and fishermen's  wharves. The new system,  which he hopes to introduce  next year, will see the elimination of wharfage fees for  commercial fishermen.  Paul St. Pierre, M.P., Coast  Chiicotin, who has been opposed to the "hodgepodge arrangement" in small boat harbors in B.C., said "It's a long  step in the right direction. Fish  eries and environment department is the natural agency for  control of these harbors."  He said the list of harbors  to be transferred to Environment department and kept with  ies. Any portion up to $25,000  of the minimum $150,000 exemption not used by the above  preferred beneficiaries is to be  allowed for exemption of bequests to a brother or sister of  the deceased. It is, therefore,  apparent that most beneficiaries of estates in British Columbia will be exempt from succession duty.  The government further  wishes to assist a family to  carry on operation of a family-  owned farm or business and is,  therefore, introducing a provision to give the family a 10-  year interest-free period to pay  . any succession duty which may  be due on the passing of the  farm or business to them.  Other amendments to the act  are proposed to bring'it generally into conformity with the  provisions of the common succession duty act being introduced in most of the other provinces. These amendments provide:  .IV Property outside the province left to a beneficiary in  the province is to be subject to  duty less any duty paid to a  co-operating province.  2. In the case of a company  controlled by the deceased,  clarification of* the valuation  to be applied to shares and to  debts and .dispositions when  passing to a person connected  to the deceased by a blood relationship, marriage or adoption..     i:y. .-.:?���_,-'_>- ,*--^.  3. In the cases of quick succession, provides for a reduction in valuation of from 10%  to 50% on property on which  duty has been paid under this  act if it passes again within ;  five years. ':: .XX.[.X  4. Proposes a reduction, in  duty payable when a bequest  was a gift on which gift tax  had been paid.  The statement added that,  members will! recall that, on  top of the generous exemptions  provided, the British Columbia  succession duty rates are low.  For example, for a close relative, after exemptions, on the  first $50,000 of dutiable value  the rate ranges from 3% to 8%  There is no revision of these  low rates proposed to take up  the 25% of the estate tax field  dropped by the federal government. ,  The government is aware  that the thrifty, industrious  and prudent citizens of our society need encouragement to  continue their contribution to  the economy of the province.  British Columbia succession du  ties will, therefore, only apply  to the very large estates as the  basic exemptions outlined  above will eliminate most bene  ficiaries.  Department of Transport will  be issued soon. "In the case  of Powell River, which is>ad-.  ministered by the municipality,  it is obvious that fisheries and  pleasure boats are the main  users in this area."  "If fees for commercial fishermen's wharfage are to be removed, the minister agrees  there would have to be some  system of compensatory payment to the municipal authority." He said Mr. Davis did not  intend to remove fishing boats'  fees for water, light and similar services.  "As for charges on pleasure  boats, I believe an annual license fee which gave thie boats  entry to all government marina wharfage as well as building up capital funds might be  the best solution. An alternative, which 1 could spread the  load evenly, could be a tax  upon sports boat fuel."  THOMAS  GEDDES  PRATT  the newly appointed manager  of Elphinstone Co-op Store in  Gibsons. He is a registered judo-  black   belt   holder   and   also  likes hunting and fishing. He  comes to Gibsons after holding  positions with the federal and,  provincial governments as si��f  p erintendent of stores. He has  also   been   employed   by   the,  Safeway and Super Valu ofr:;  ganizations. He is marriedjand  his  wife's  name   is  Ernstine^  Their four children are Karen;,  11,   Kathy   8,   Tommy  4<;'i and  Christopher 3. -x^x:!^ ,lx  He comes from Courtenay?  Vancouver Island. His father  was manager of a Safeway  store 35 years. An uncle is now  working with Safeway.  Sechelt's May  Day finished  Sechelt's May Day > is now a  thing of the past now that  Mayor Ben Lang has found  the response for its coiitinuance  to be negligible;        ;  He said this at last week's  meeting of council when he  said it might as well become  official that council forgoes  May Day for this year.  For the past five years the  Lions club has sponsored the  event. This year the club decided to drop the sponsorship  yet still be willing to help. As  no other organization decided  to take it over, after a couple  of public meetings had been  called, council decided to drop  the celebration.  comes  step  re-  Hon. Isabel P. Dawson  ports the new Manpower Committee, : announced recently by  Hon. Ralph Loffmark, minister  of health services and hospital  insurance, has been instructed  to visit Pender Harbour area  as soon as possible, with a  view towards establishing a  clinic in that area.  They will meet with the people of the area, the medical  profession, and other interested parties.  Pender Harbour people aided  by Director J. H. Tyner of the  Regional Hospital board have  been working on this idea for  the last two years almost, and  achieved nothing worthwhile t  until they induced Health Minister Loffmark to visit the area ;  and talk over the project at a  meeting.  Since then the proposal has  crept closer and closer until  now a committee will ;visit the  area for an on the spot look at  the clinic idea.  STILL  TO   COME!  It is still to come! St. Bart's r  W.A. will hold its bake and  ���rummage sale on Friday, May  26 in the church hall. So mark  your calendar to keep this date  open so you can enjoy this  bake and rummage sale.  Hon. Isabel Dawson reports  during a recent meeting with  Mr. M. Aldoiis, general manager of British Columbia Ferries, she brought to the attention of Mr. Aldous the difficulty of turning on tapis in  washrooms on the Sunshine  Coast Queen and also recom-  -mended1 that the black .seat on  toilets be replaced with white  ones as on other ferries.  While the Langdale problem  of carrying hand baggage has  to some extent been eliminated  cars ( being able to drive passengers with baggage through  terminal, need for baggage  service at Langdale for those  who have not cars needs to be  considered, both at Langdale  and Horseshoe Bay.  Mrs. Dawson again discussed the lack of an elevator in  the ferry. Structure of the ferry does not allow for an elevator to be built and she was  . informed that companies who  build escalators would not  guarantee them on such ferries due to motion of the vessel which could put escalators  out of commission. As a result  Mrs. Dawson recommended if  nothing could be done, consideration be given to the installation of washrooms on the car  deck.  Mrs. Dawson also discussed  the need of a later ferry to and  from Horseshoe Bay. She recommended .such a service be  given consideration on a trial  basis on weekends. Such a service would enable people from  the ���Sunshine Coast to travel  to Vancouver, enjoy hockey  games, the theatre and still return the same evening. It would  also allow those travelling  from Powell River to take the  7:30 p.m. ferry and arrive in  Vancouver the same evening.  Another point she requested  was for cups and saucers to be  made available for those wishing same��� as she said, while  one might drink coffee out of  a plastic-type cup, drinking tea  was certainly anything but enjoyable.  Again, she brought to the attention of Mr. Aldous the requests of commuters who ha_J  homes on the Peninsula and  Savary Island, who although  not permanent residents felt  they should be included in the  commuter program-  Mrs. Dawson expects to have -  a report on these problems in  the near future.  Glean-up, Paint-up!  Gibsons and Sechelt municipal councils aided by the Cham  bers of Commerce of both villages plus service clubs will  take part in a Clean-Up Paint-  Up week, April 16 to 22.  Details are being worked out  so as to get the full benefit of  the week. There will be arrangements for the removal of  heavy refuse and the old age  folk will have Scouts and Girl  Guides to assist them.  Both mayors have placed emphasis on the paint-up part' of  the week. Most people will do  whatever cleaning up is necessary but there are some who  should do some paint jobs  around their premises.  What is the C of G?  Sponsors sought  411  The Thursday night Young  People's group will hold a  Starve-In April 1 to raise money for the Primate's World Relief Fund.  What is a Starve-In? Its purpose is to raise funds: Hopefully each student will obtain several sponsors. As an example,  if you would sponsor someone  at 100 an hour for the 24 hour  fast, your donation would be  $2.40. During the coming weeks  people will be asked to sign  pledges and agree to sponsor  students for a specified amount  per hour.  All those taking part in this  Starve-In   will   gather   at   St.  Bartholomew's Church Hall at  8 a.m. April 1 to begin the 24  hour    fast. For   the   next   24  hovrs, a variety of events such  as listening to and studying the  rock opera Jesus Christ, Superstar;    games    ,activities    and  Singing; speakers from various  churches possibly, and learning  more about people in underdeveloped countries, are planned^  The conclusion  of  this  event  will he a service of celebration  Easter morning at St. Bartholomew's. This is a youth service  which the  young  people are  planning and working on them  selves.  If you could offer assistance  with this project, please phone  Barbara Valancius at 886-2157.  -Dick Dalton, manager of the  British Columbia Chambers of  Commerce,, told members of  Gibsons and District Chamber  of Commerce at a Cedars Inn  dinner meetihg Monday night  ���just what ay chamber-of-. cotti-  merce means to a commuinty.  He said that your community is different from every other  community. It has its own special resources, its own advantages and its own peculiar  problems.  Therefore, your chamber of  commerce is different from every other chamber. At the same  time, your chamber of commerce, as an organization,^has  certain things in common with  every other community chamber.  To be effective in its work,  every community chamber, regardless of size or location,  must be properly organized. It  must be adequately manned,  equipped and financed.  To be effective, every community chamber must be set  up to take the initiative, to exercise leadership, to determine  what needs to be done for the  good of business and for the  good of the community and  the country. Every chamber  must have a well-balanced program of work, and must be  prepared to plan, to follow;  through, to take action ��� and  to accomplish objectives.  He depicted, the national and  international aspects of chamber work. There were 859  chambers of commerce in Canada who speak federally for all  the members. Top-ranking men  and women form the executives of the local branches as  well as the national executive.  Numerous federal committees  were at work on a multiplicity  of problems and they have  been or will be placed before  Roberts Creek Scouts on job  Nineteen attended the special re-organization meeting for  1st Roberts Creek Cub and  Scout Group Committee on  March 16 at Roberts Creek  Community Hall.  Sunshine Coast District President Ivan Smith and Regional  Field Executive Jack Adair  covered the plans for the future and introduced the new  executive who are: Chairman,  Dave Parry; secretary Mrs. I.  N. MacLean; treasurer, Mrs.  Jean Butcher; resources, Mrs.  Beth Raw; public relations,  Mrs. Bella Dube; district liai-  Harrold  and  Mrs.  Thelma  son, Miss E. E.  ladies auxiliary,  Prittie.  Bob Hawken, former Cubmaster, volunteered to come  back as Cubmaster for six  months. Dr. Pat Perry will assist Bob along with Mrs. Beth  Raw. Wayne Sacco and Dave  Sacco will continue to be the  Troop  Scouters.  Boys 8 to 10 years wishing to  join Cubs should be at the  Community Hall, Roberts  Creek, on Wednesdays at 6:30  p.m. Scouts meet the same evening at 7.30 p.m. Scouts are  boys 11 to 14 years of age.  P-ime   Minister   Trudeau   for  his consideration.  Then there were the Canada  Commonwealth      Coinmittee,  Canada and the United Kingdom   committee   working   on  :tradeyipattersj^the Canada and  United States committee which  confers with the United States  counterpart   of   chambers   of  commerce. There are also committees working on the Japanese  situation and the Pacific  Basin problems and all of then-  are active in their varied fields.  The International Chambers  of Commerce covers 60 countries   and  has   a  considerable  amount of influence.  Getting down to the grass  roots chambers he said that the  provincial executive would like  to hear from the Gibsons executive. There were 130 chambers in British Columbia and  the problems they present are  taken up with officials of government in Victoria. v Gibsons  chamber should make its voice  heard, he added.  Mike Blaney, president,  thanked Mr. Dalton for his talk  and added that one of the  things he was interested in obtaining was a UBC planning  council study of this area to  find out what should be adopted, keeping in mind that this  was fundamentally a recreation area.  Other matters discussed were  a Canadian chamber question  whether Dominion Day should  be changed in name and also-,  its date; the boat launching  problem was awaiting Gibsons  planners' report and the Easter Egg hunt set for Easter Sim  day afternoon at the Trailer  court by the S Turn. The Mainland Southwest brochure was  progressing well.  Members decided to turn  over to chamber funds the $163  left over in the sign account.  As a result it was decided by  vote that the chamber would  leave the sign at the Langdale  ferry entrance and not move it  to a higher position.  Draw up plan  A definite move to acquire  lots 1642 and 1724 to the west  of Sechelt village as a park reserve was decided on at last  week's Sechelt council meeting.  Council therefore is preparing a map showing a trail layout as a start on what use can  be made of the area. Next  move could be to clear a good  sports field. S     Coast News, Mar. 22, 1971  ainly about people  CONCERNING BARBERS  (By ED   THOMSON)  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.  Phone 886-2622        P.O. Box 460, Gibsons- B.C.  Oops! Sorry! Mr. Mayor!  The following letter was written recently by Mayor Ben  Lang to the chairman of the Regional District board. As the  '   letter explains itself no introduction is needed. Here is what  he wrote.  Dear Sir: It was with interest and surprise that I  learned Mayor Peterson of Gibsons was not appointed  to the Regional Board's Planning Committee. I understand that you made a statement to the effect that it  was Sechelt's turn this time. This seems to me a bit absurd. How, in any way, could my appointment to the  Planning Committee take the place of an appointment  from Gibsons Council?  Granted the whole Sunshine Coast is trying to be a  functional unit, but the two villages have their own  plans and. problems which must be taken into consideration by the Regional Board. There is no way in which  I, as representative on the Planning Committee for Sechelt can take the place of .Gibsons' Village representative. For the general welfare of the Regional Board and  the Village of Gibsons I suggest the Planning Committee Chairman and yourself give serious thought to Gibsons representation on the Planning Committee  ���Yours truly, Ben J. Lang.  This  letter  will  come before  the  Regional Board  at  its  March 30 meeting.  Here is what the Coast News editor wrote at the Gibsons  council meeting where the letter was read.  "A protest from Mayor Ben Lang over his appointment to the Regional Board's planning committee came  before Gibsons council Tuesday night. Mayor Lang  maintained his appointment was absurd as he knew  nothing about planning. He said this in a letter to the  Regional Board chairman, a copy of which he sent to  Gibsons council.  "He thought it a bit absurd that he should ibe on  the Regional planning board. In no way could he take  the place of Gibsons mayor and serious! thought should  be given to replacing him.  Mayor Lang did not like the Coast News interpretation of  that letter and said so in no uncertain terms at the meeting of  Sechelt's council. March 15.  Having lived close to the events which resulted in this letter being written perhaps the editor can be forgiven for misinterpreting the statement from, the letter which reads: "There  is no way in which I, as representative on the Planning Committee can take the place of Gibsons village representative."  There lurked in the editor's mind the idea that Mayor Lang  lacked, the experience of being a planner to the extent he should  ibe on that board. The thought was the result of previous general discussion which is difficult to pinpoint.  It falls in the same category as the remark which the Coast  News attributed to Chairman Harry Almond of the Regional  board at the Feb. 24 board meeting, that it was Sechelt's turn  to be on the board. The chairman denies having said this but  as there were quite a few remarks passed simultaneously on  this point at the Regional board meeting, it was quite possible  that the wrong person was chosen.  However, Mayor Lang in his remarks at Sechelt's council  meeting complimented the Coast News editor on his past performance in reporting and regretted that a lapse had occurred.  As the meeting at which the letter was read fell on a Tuesday night, the editor prepared his copy of the meeting on the  spot as there was insufficient time to obtain a copy of the letter. Oh the other hand he thought he had expressed the sentiment of the letter in a reasonable manner, so therefore did not  need a copy.  For the misinterpretation of your letter Mayor Lang, the  Coast News editor admits he erred. As the editor did not have  the chance to make an explanation at the meeting, it is presented editorially.  5-10-20 years ago  15 YEARS AGO  Elphinstone Aero club has  obtained land for an * airport  in Wilson Creek area through  the provincial lands department.  Education Week open house  at Port Mellon's school was  foiled somewhat by an outbreak of chickenpox.  Gibsons firemen report they  like the fire truck obtained  through the Crown Assets, corporation.  20 YEARS AGO  The ladies auxiliary of the  new Wilson Creek Community  hall held its first meeting in  the hall built by men of the  Community club.  Les Rimes was appointed  news editor of the Coast News  replacing Bill Sutherland!  Bob Burns, Gibsons village  clerk, advised council to bore  for water on village property  at D.L. 1313.  FIVE YEARS  AGO  Disappearance of Lfranthams  notorious bridge was recorded  in Gibsons Chamber of Commerce minutes. The bridge was  replaced by a paved road  .Work has started to double  the water supply of Gibsons  by adding a million gallon reservoir and a new supply from  the Winn road well.  David Johnston replaces  Charles Gooding as municipal  clerk in Gibsons.  10 YEARS AGO  Numbering for houses on  Gibsons streets is now almost  ready, council reports.  Formation of a Sunshine  Coast Board of Trade group  which would include Powell  River was broached by Sechelt's Board of Trade president, Cliff Connor.  After three years work, estimates for the new St. Mary's  Hospital  have been  approved  Shave and a haircut two bits!  Is there anything quite so  nostalgic as an old-fashioned  barber-shop? One with the traditional gold-knobbed candy-  striped-pole, standing outside  the door?  Inside, positioned in front of  an array of bottles, tools of the  trade and a shelf for the personalized, name embossed shaving mugs for regular customers  stands the barber. Across his  fancy weskit, an old. fashioned  gold watch and chain, flanked  by exposed galluses. He waits .  behind his swivel chair, ready  to shear you.  Here you were sure to find a  welcome haven, out and away  from the _work-a-day world- Of  course it was back in the days  when no self-respecting tonsor-  ial parlor "was complete without at least one highly-burnished brass spittoon and girly calendars on the wall, not nearly  as nudey as the pin-ups of today, also an array of well-  thumbed familiar but forbidden pink-covered Police Gazettes, the Playboy Magazine of  its day.  I well recall that day years  ago, back in Winnipeg when I  made my first enforced visit to  this wonderful realm of masculinity. In fact, I was practically yanked into the neighborhood barber shop, screeching  like a bob-cat, by a long suffering father who had finally put  his foot down, declaring it was  high time my shoulder-length  flaxen curls, yearned over by  my mother, were clipped once  and for all ��� arid that was  that!  This was OK by me, as up to  this point, life was a long series of running fights with the  mayhem bent neighborhood  kids, and we had some real  tough ones around our place in  Fort Rouge. One gang in particular was led by the ferocious Ade Johnston, brother of  the redoubtable all-time hockey hero of his day, Iron-man  Ching Johnson.  Every time I showed, my cur-.  ly locks outdoors, these hellions  practically went berserk, chased me through back lanes, and  literally beat hell out of me,  sending me home with a bloody  nose and sundry abrasions, my  battered buster brown left lying in the gutter and lace-collared Lord Fauntleroy suit  hanging in. mud - splattered  shreds.  My father was dead right ��� .  it was high time I joined the  bifurcated, polls of the neighborhood hooligans, despite the  tearful distress of my mother,  God bless her.  So, into the shop we went.  The barber had evidently been  through the procedure of the  ifirst hair cut many times. He  hoisted me onto the jump seat,  a board placed across the arms  of the grownups chair, and under the watchful eye of my  parent the sharp shears soon  parted me forever from my  golden locks. There on the floor  they lay in mournful disarray,  before being swept into final  oblivion.  That was back in 1910 in the  easier going pre-World War  One day. Then the slang Shave  and a haircut, two bits, meant  just that!.  A bit later, in the company  of some older companions, we  ventured downtown, a strictly  off-limit area. Below the City  Hall to: the CPR subway, Main  St. was lined on both sides with  lurid honky-tonk fun palaces  and shooting and peep-snow  galleries, fronted by 'alluring  ladies' plying a brisk trade of  hustling the rubes into their  cribs behind those drawn curtains at the rear.  We didn't have much success  in storming these sinful citadels, quickly discouraged by  the taunts from Les Gals who  jeeringly turned us away with  "Scram kids, beat it ��� and  don't come back 'til you can  spit over your chins." We were  a bit let down at this reception, so we turned off the main  stem onto Rupert Street, where  conveniently located across  from the old Police Station we  spied a barber shop, pole and  all. The sign read Lady (Barbers in Attendance, so, putting  up a brave front, in we trooped. Here the reception was  much better and the gals cordial to say the least. While two  of our number climbed into, the  waiting chairs, the rest of us  occupied ourselves _ by piffling  through the Police ���Gazettes or  snooping behind the drawn cur-,  tains at the rear of the shop.  That did it! The lady barbers  ganged up on us and we landed out in the street in short  order.  Many years later, while on  the police court beat for the  Winnipeg Free Press, I had a  yen to return to that lady's  barber shop, ostensibly to pick  up a bit of O Henry atmosphere. This time I was again  most courteously treated and  received an excellent haircut,  but no excursion behind those  drawn curtains!  It must have been nostalgia  that took me into. Jerry Dixon's  excellent place of business the  other day on one of my now all  too-infrequent visits ($2.50  haircuts are a bit rich for my  greatly diminished pension income.)  I no sooner stepped into the  shop, when there before me  was the spitting image of an  honest-to-god old time barber,  tall, spare, with greying hair,  and a bachelor. Bob (short for  Robert) Johnson, master barer, filling in for Jerry Dixon,  the proprietor. Dob, standing  tall behind his chair, ready to  serve me, a quiet man, very  much the kindly philosopher  type, and. truly one of the vanishing breed of hair clippers.  I lost no time in breaking  through his professional code  jof self-imposed silence. We  were soon comparing notes on  what had happened to barber-  ing as we knew it during the  past half century.  To say,that Dob Johnson is  knowledgeable, is to put it  mildly. He told me he first  got into the t^ade at the end  of the war. Born in Portage la  Prairie, Man., Dob came out  to the coast as a young man  and first practised his trade in  Vancouver, later Burnaby then  Coquitlam. _\ natural liking  for people, plus what he termed : an  incurably lazy   nature  prompted him to take up bar-  bering. He found there is a  lot to be said for a job iri which  the customers have to come to  you and one that can be performed with the least possible  exertion. So Dob became- a barber and as the years were to  prove, a damn good one, a credit to his profession. To him  customers are all alike. However, there are two. types he  can't abide, one, the drunk, the  second the type of customer  who is always in a tearing rush.  As for the customer that  calls for the works, he still  gets the odd one, mainly log-  . gers, who, when they come out  of the bush, plank themselves ,  down and go for the shave,  haircut,massage, shampoo com  plete with steaming hot towels.  As . for shaving generally, the  advent of the electric razor and  home-applied lotions, has made  this part of the business all but  a lost cause.  On the escalated price of a  hair cut, currently $2.50 Johnson is quick to point out, with  male vanity what it is, price  really means nothing today.  Besides, today's standard rate  is barely in line with the soaring cost of living. Sure, haircuts used to be 50c before  World War Two, then 75c and  ���a dollar. At the end of World  War Two the price slid up to  $1 and $1.50 .with a final hop  to $2.50, its present peg. Freak  haircuts at $1.25 per head flourished among the swingers of  the 50s, the era of the crewcut,  the duckbill and the Indian  scalp lock.  Dob finds standing six hours  a day, five days a week, along  with all the arm and finger exercise is no chore providing  you are fit and healthy.  Commenting on the very few  teenage youngsters who come  to him, he is surprised at their  sharpness and intelligence. Nor  does their outspoken brashness  bother him in the least. "All  you need to handle the young  uns is a bit of patience and the  lability to set aside the experience of your own years and  see it their way for a change."  ''Barbering today," he claims,  "is reduced to an all-time low.  Only the very young and the  iover-40s come in to his shop  these days. A good 70% of the  male population, the long hairs,  the personality cuts and the  mutton-choppers, never see the  inside of an hcnest-to-goodness  barber shop. An increasing  number of the get-with-it people seem to go for the effeminacy of the beauty salons. As  for Johnson, he's content to  stay with straight barbering  iand leaves the rest to those  that offer the special treatments.  WATER SKIS  & SKI TOW ROPES  NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.  886-9303 Gibsons  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER  FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  ADMIRAL  SALES * SERVICE  To aU Makes  Phone 886-2S80  N. Richard McKibbin  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  PHONE 806-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  *^^^^^w^^^����*����w<*^^wm��<w��wwmw������mww^��%>wwww��^^  A phone can be a trip back home.  Remember the last time you placed a  long distance phone call home.  Remember the feeling of anticipation  and the flash of joy when you heard.  "Hi Daddy!"  Remember how you went through the  conversation bit by bit savouring it for  hours later?  Remember?  Remember to phone.  B.O.TEL&  A phone is what you make it. ���Poetic entry brings invitation  ��� Miss .Pamela Gross' entry  into the Sixth Annual Humanities and Science Symposium  has earned her an invitation to  Victoria as an observer. A collection of poems entitled Songs  TAPPAN Electric Range  VIKING Refrigerator  RUG 9' x 12' (Red)  QUEEN Table  FRUIT Se_ders  FIVE Gal Crock & Lid  THREE Gal. Crock & Lid  SPRINKLERS & Sprayer  PHOTOGRAPHY  LM YASHICA 44 Camera  FEDERAL Enlarge*  ANSCOMATIC Slide  t   ProjjBctoir  FISHINQ  TWO RODS and Reels  TWO NETS:  TWO LIFE JACKETS  Phone 886 2127  of Solitude were submitted.  The following poem, The  Dream Thief, is part of this  collection.  Softly you were slipping  Through my mind,  Exploring all the treasures  Buriedthere.  And then I "felt you trip  .,    And fall  Over a thought;'  Writhing and screaming  Till I awoke  To the sound of you  Laughing sweetly.  And when I opened  My weary eyes  You crept out  In a teardrop;  ���-,   With my-dreams in  Your pocket;  And my soul  Inside yours.  -���      INSTAL  FISH  FENCE  The   latest   provincial   Fish  and Wildlife branch report On  fisheries management says that:  a fish fence and trap were installed on Killarney Creek, an  ifilet tributary to. Ruby Lake  on Sechelt Peninsula to pinpoint the existence of winter  and spring spawning runs of  cutthroat trout.  WANT SOMETHING DONE?  You'll find the help you need  in the Directory  Coast News, Mar. 22, 1972.  B.C. BORN Raymond Bi_rr, TV  handicapped police chief, is also  star of Ironside, the story of a  the star of a new series of Work-  imeni'is Compensation Board television and' radio messages on  hMng handicapped workers. In  appreciation of his co-operation  Cyril White Q.C, chairman of  the WCB presents Mr. Burr with  a set of cuff links.  SECHEIT JEWELLERS  GUARANTEED  WATCH & JEWELRY  REPAIRS  885-2421  SOUTH PENDER HARBOUR  Sunday, March 26,2 p.m.  Madeira Park Community Hall  j -.   . .  1971 Audit available for inspection at District Office  (By   DONALD   LOCKSTEAD,  Since the turn of. the century  when the British Columbia  school system was created, pub  lie schools have been financed  by a system of provincial  grants and property taxation. Is this system of school  financing still relevant? -The  New Democratic^ Party does  not believe it is. The NDP  policy is for the gradual removal of property taxation for  education purposes. '   "  There was a period in bur  history when land indeed was  the only Source of weklth in  pur province and it was necessary to r*aise money for schools  from land and private property. However, today, our provincial revenues, now over orie  CASH FOR GUNS  NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.  '       ,  886-9303 Gibsons  We all know what the problem is.  So many "lands" within one gigantic  land: The West Coast. The Prairies.  Cen tra I Ca pada. Quebee. The  Atlantic PrpvinceSi: Every on<-?s^a  home -i and native land. But what  about the big, gigantic land? When  are we going to recognize Canada  as THE home and native land?  Fortunately, more and more  Canadians, especially the youth, are  beginning to realize-that if we're  going to keep our country together  we must think of the whole country.  We must start worrying about the  problems of all Canadians.  Some Canadians need more  help than others, they need big help.  Wholehearted heip. Unselfish help.  You can do something about it. Start  caring about Canada and-Canadian  problems. Start caring about people.  Our cities. Farms. Environment.  Youth. Culture. Identity. Quality of  Canadian life. About all those things  that make us a nation.  To stand together we have to  understand together. Nobody else  can do it for us.  Canada. Stand together.  ' toqether.  The advertising industry and your community Board or Chamber.  billion dollars, include sales  tax, personal and corporation  taxes, natural resource taxes  and royalties, shared-cost programs, and government enterprises. The revenue picture in  our province is vastly changed,  yet this present government  still imposes property taxation  on the Citizens of B.C. for a  myriad of services including  education.  The property tax is basically  a regressive tax. It taxes larger proportion of income from  those less able to pay, people  on fixed income and senior citizens. The results of the inequity of property* taxation is  most evident in school taxation. ;  The needs of each school dis-  "���o:-i;rict or board above those in-  7''^eluded in the basic education  program are met in - full  through local taxation subject  to any restrictions imposed by  legislation.  There is a great revolution '  in educational procedures slowly emerging- in our society.  The "new educational scene .will  demand a great diversity in  the teaching environment and  teaching tools. The present  government, with its centralized, bureaucratic philosophy is  impeding development. Its finance formula is a bookkeepers  formula, which calculates the  basic education program on  provincial averages rather than  on needed programs tfor each  district.  The imposition of local property taxation for school needs  is squeezing and limiting need-  ; ed educational development in  : our public school system; for  yearly, school boards are faced with the problem of making  the specific tax load as light  as possible..-  Schopl property taxation is  not- necessary  in   B.C.   today,  ./and  if   continued,   will  cause  further deterioration of education in B.C.  The present government  claims to have a pupil-teacher  ratio of*" 25-1; however, many  of these teachers are, not classroom teachers. Consultants,  psychologists, specialists and  administrative staff account for  many of these.  These people, while necessary, make the pupil-teacher  fcatio -appear much smaller  than it actually is in the classrooms of B.C.  The one major influence on  GET YOUR NAP  SUNSHINE COAST  at the  COAST NEWS  GIBSONS  63�� eacb  the quality of education in  B.C. is going to be the pupil-  teacher ratio, in the classrooms  not the total staff and pupil enrollment.  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have yon  AL'S USED FUWHTURE  WE BUT BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons ��� 886-2812  Are You Unemployed ?  Visit IBPS Port Mellon Ucal 297  (Behind DeVries Carpet shop on Highway  6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays  10 to 1 p.m. Saturdays  Bring your Uiiempfoymenf Insurance problems  Yiou can also register for available jobs  If you have a job vacancy phone 886-2722  We might be able fo help you  Attention All Boys  A BASEBALL TURNOUT  will be held  Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26  from 3 to 6 p.m. both days  Gibsons Elementary School All Weather Field  AU boys wishing to play Minor League Baseball  are invited to attend  Contact Mr. Eric Schmidbauer, 886-2918 for further details  Coaches & Umpires  Needed  For Minor League Baseball  The League will consist of:  COLTS ��� 15 & 16 year olds.  PONY ��� 13 & 14 year olds  BRONCO ��� 12 year olds and under, plus  those boys who were still 12 on Jan. 1,  1972, and since turned 13.  PINTO ��� 12 year olds and under  Contact Mr. Eric Schmidbauer, 886-2918 if you can help  in either of these important capacities  GIRL'S SOFTBALL  Coaches Needed  Th's league will consist of 10 to 14 year old girls  Contact Mrs. Joyce Suveges, 886-7264  if you will coach a team  Please help us give all the youngsters a place on a team  this Spring  I 'The Unseen Audience  _vV-8ST-B-CA__IC  4     Coast News, Mar. 22, 1972.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS ARE REAL SALESMEN  Flower strains improved  (By A. R. BUCKLEY,  Plant Research institute,  y      Ottawa)  In the past decade there has  arisen a new method of producing strains that are uniform  in growth, habit and flower color  when grown from seeds. By this  method, two of these inbred  strains are selected as parents  and crossed under rigid conditions that ensure that no accidental setting or crossing takes  place.  The resulting seeds of the first  cross of any two plants are  known in genetic terms as the  Fl (first filial) generation. The  symbol Fl is used1 by seedsmen  foir good cultivars and strains  produced by this first cross-hig  of selected strains.  Self-pollinating, these Fl hybrids result in what is known as  the F2 generation, and in a few  rare cases these also have resulted in superior strains. Us-  ualy, however, F2 plants are  very variable. Selfipollinating  has occasionally produced an  F3 generation that breeds true  from seed.  Because seeds produced on Fl  hybrids  seldom   come  true to  type, Fls can be obtained only  by repeating the same. original  cross. This, of course, involves  a great deal of meticulous care  and expense. Fl seeds, then, aire  costly to develop and are sold at  a much higher price than those  obtained in the usual way. The  increased plant  vigor,   size of  (bloom,   compactness,   and   the  quality   of  flowers   and  vegetables makes the purchase of  these hybrids very worthwhile.  P-turiias  are   classic   examples of the Fl hybrid art as it  applies   to   ornamental   plants.  Hybrid corn is the standard example for vegetables. The first  Fl plants grown for their flowers were petunias.  Before the  Second World War, we were obtaining each year from Japan  seeds of doubles-lowered petunias that produced only double  flowers.  At that time, nobody in the  western world was able to segregate the parents necessary for  the production of double Fl hybrids. It was not until after the  war that F. Simonet of Edmonton, Alberta, suoceedd in isolating parents that, when crossed,  j \bur v  M litter .V  is just as dirty  as anybody  v else's  Be sure to use a  litter container  allTdOuible progeny,  resulted in the All-  double    petunias  would give  His efffarts  Canadian  strains.  The Fl symbol, when appended to double-flowering types, in-  dlUcates that they will not come  truly double from seeds, but will  produce flowers of the same  colors, or combinations of colors, with uniform growth. So we  ors, with uniform growth. So we  both the major classes of petunias, the 'Grand-flora' class and  the, 'Multifloira' class.  (From the glorious double petunias, the breeders turned to  the single types. Many inbred  strains of these such as Fire  Chief, Celestial Rose, Rosy  Morn and Rose of Heaven were  already well established in catalogues. However these were  gradually deteriorating and few  could foe relied on to produce  consistently uniform color and  growth.  The Fl hybrids of many other  groups of annuals are now available. For example, with snapdragons the famed Rocket strain  was the first; this has now been  followed by the Topper, Floral  Carpet, Bright Butterflies, Little  Darling and Madame Butterfly  strains. .  The radiant, large flowers of  the Majestic strain of pansies,  the neat mound-like, dwarf fibrous begonias in all color ranges, the fi-e-flcwering compact  First Lady marigolds, the Elfin  series of _n.pat.eiis and the new  hybrid cactus-flowered Carved  Ivory zinnia are all many excellent examples of annual Fl hybrids..    ���-.:���. . ,\.-y. ���:;-..--  If you want reliable seed that  will give you uniform, florifer-  ous annuals, start with the selected Fl hybrids.  Editor: My name is,Rusty,  and I just got to find a home.  I don't want to sound too dogmatic, but my situation is really critical.  I know very little about my  parents, -but it seems to me  that my mother was" an. Irish  setter and my father.a spaniel.  I'm not too sure of this, however. I am not a big dog (male)  I have long auburn hair, a kind;  disposition and I love, children.  By now I would have starved to death if one of my many  girl friends hadn't taken me to  her mistress. She has been feed  ing me now for about two  weeks but she won't let me into the house. I do-hate staying  outside at night, while my  friend is warm and happy indoors beside the fire.  I had hoped the lady would  let me stay for good, but the  other day I heard her mention  that the government had:iri-.  creased her pension tnis year  by only eight cents a day. She  was quite upset about this. _��3  she had hoped for 25 0. You see r  eight cents a day won't even  buy me a catt of dog food;  these cost two tins for 290 and  up; so she simply cannot afford  to keep, me any longer.  However, I am doggedly determined to find a good home,  so won't one of your readers  help me out? I am trying hard  not to be dogtatorial,, but doggone it, I am Worried. My lady's  phone number is 886-9331.  ���RUSTY. . ������;  Editor: It is uncpmprehend-  able that in such a short space  of time that the young people  of this community- have been  devastated by the effects of an  intake of drugs. These young  people will be scarred for the  rest of their lives and others  dead. It has been proven.  How many more events such  as these are going to take place  before the general public realizes the effects of drugs legal  and/or illegal'  .... !The -, Ledain, commission  seems to lean rather hard on  the legalization of marijuana  which for most drug users  seems to be the first stepping  stone in a long line of drugs  available to be tried. Perhaps  the legalization of marijuana  would be a good thing. It  would definitely leave more  room for exploration and hopefully, eventually cessation of  use and availability of hard  drugs such as heroin and me-  thedrine (speed).  CROSSWORD PUZZLE  ACROSS  1. Summoned,  as to court  6. Married  pair  11. Habituate  12. Flee to wed  13. Begin  (2 wds.)  14. Gift  1-eclpient  19. Slang  term of  endearment  17. Call-   day  (2 wds.)  18. "Lily Maid  of Astolat"  22. Competent  26. Pleasant  and  unpleasant  28.���-noire  29. Military  phrase  50. Greek        f  letter  51, A���to  swallow  (2 wds.)  38. A Churchill  39. Line  segments  40. Equally  41. Wear-away  42. German  river  43. Actor  Alain   DOWN  1. Sound of  disapproval  2. Over again  3. Stringed  instrument  4.Iroquoian  5. Tooth  substance  6. Jason's     ,  wife "*  7. Drooping  8. Antoinette,  to pals  9. Fencing foil  10. Archiepis-  cbpate  16. Repeat  18. Subside  19. Pre-  varica- J  tlcn     /  20.SU-    (  met*  coin    \  21. Suffix  for       \  meteor  22. Wonderment  23. Miss  Lillie  24."���-  Miser-  ables"  25, Summer,  in  Paris  27. Had  >     the  leading  role  30. Heavens  31. Big bundle  32. Mftscagnl  opera .  Today's Answer  a^>  "T  5  3  M  ?r :���-���_(  H  1  ~\  yt  1  i  a  V  M  *-:d|l  H-ons  DDH  ���DB  Bsnaaa bobs  npsraHBE-iniiB  hh-.__ eodehb  ���BO  BDEenDEEnE  BBraHB eaKj__n  HEME-El   SiOHEHE  33. Accept '  34. Trim  35. False  god  36. Venetian  resort  37. Mortgage  38. Proverb  Where is this going to stop?  How long is it going to be before the public realizes that  drug abuse knows no economical social or intellectual level;  Drug abuse has become as  common as' a morning cup of  coffee. -���-.  ���A sincerely concerned parent  (Mrs.) Cheryle-Ann E. Jay.  Robe^  ''*;'^  Thursday,    23* at 8 pm.  ROBERTS CREEK COMMUNITY HALL  Editor: I would like to remind readers of the dramatic  television program "One Way  to Quit" on cigarette smoking  will be shown Wednesday,  March 2 9 between 8 p.m. and  9 p.m. -  This documentary when presented originally a few weeks  ago brought more' response  than any other CBC informa-  , tion program shown this season. It has been re-scheduled  at this time so* students will-  have an opportunity to view it.  After it has been seen I am  sure you Will again be motivated to write your MP as a  reminder that -the Cigarette  'Products Act has still not been  passed, which restricts cigarette advertising at the national  level.  This society is deeply committed to health education in  the respiratory disease field  and I would like to offer, without charge, Kick the Habit,  our fact sheet with suggestions  on how to stop cigarette smoking for those_so motivated after watching One Way to Quit.  ���D. R. PARKER,  Executive Secretary.  B.C: Tuberculosis Christmas Seal (Society.  Big year  MISS BEE wil! be opening her Ca,rd and Gift Shop  on Wharf Road, Sechelt  on Tuesday, March 28, 1972  She begs ypfur indulgence if the expected  Coutts-Hailmark Cards are not available on Opening Day  It seems they are still east of the Canyon, ha^iig been  held up by slides, etc. _  However it is hoped that the many gifts on display  Please come and wish her well  You may be the winner of one of the door priies  STORE HOURS WILL BE-  *  10 am. to 6 p.m., TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS,  THURSDAYS AND SATURDAYS  FRIDAY HOURS ��� 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.  SUNDAYS AND MONDAYS, CLOSED  ���__���_. SSL STRETCH YOUR DOLLAR  Close to 2,400 Scouts invaded Camp Byng during1971 according to the Vancouver-Coast  Region of Boy Scouts of Canada annual report. This amount  ed* 36 close '%o 7,900. camper  days, about one-third-of the  total number of. Camp days at  Scout camps in the Vancouver-  Coast region.  The Scout Region this year  will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Camp Byng and a  special committee has been set  up to organize the celebration  functions.  A recent federal grant of  $10,000 plus will enable the  grounds at Camp Byng this  spring to be improved with the  aid of new trails, constructions  and other means of improving  the: usability of the camp.  LAUNCH RAMP NEEDED  Gibsons and District Cha_nber,  of Commerce is now working  with the Gibsons counioil to provide the village with a practical  boat laimchiihg fa_ii_ity. It is  hoped the boat launch will be  opeiraltiilonal by this ���coaning seai-  son. Village ���engineers are e<U!r-  rently studying the proposal and  aie expected ito artake recom-  mendationisi shortly.    -*  AT  Ken deVries  Floor Coverings Ltd,  1659 Sunshine Coast Highway  at Wyngaert Road, Gibsons  Phone 886-7112  THIS WEEKS SPECIAL...  CYttOME ��� Made by Gelan��e  Deep luxurious shag with built-in rubber backing.  Four lovely colors  Orange Grove, Limerick      ;      C-^T  G'-C'  Bluebell, Maple Maize   : ^> / .' ^F _J  CARPETS  TILES  sq.yd.  LINOLEUMS  CLOSED IWND/VY% 0PW TUBS. THRU SAT.  (9 to 5:30 ���Fri., 9 to 9)  SID AND MARGARET CAMPBELL  Are Pleased to Announce the Take Over of the  at Roberts Creek. Effective March 13, 1972  ME OVERSPECMLS  FDR EASTER  GRADE A YOUNG TURKEYS _ ______ 49c lb.  LADIES'4 CHILDREN'S WEAR  CLEARANCES ^^^^iym/M  LADIES PRESSES ;_.;..    50% off  NOVaWLTE^  Sid & Marg would like to extend m  invitation to all the residents of the  area to drop in and say Hello and  take advahtagejaf our Take Over  V       STORE; HOURS  MON. to SAT. ���- 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  SUNDAY ��� 1 p.m. to 5 pjm.  Phone 886-2407  V   '    "   '   '"    '   "if Paul ST. PIERRE, MP  OTTAWA ��� A number of  postcards have been mailed to  me from the Gibsons area of  Coast Chiicotin urging a policy  to pass." "Full employment legislation now."  Unemployment is a serious  problem in Canada, more serious than in most of the developed or semi-developed nations.  Not only is it serious, I see  it as a continuing problem over  many years. It is one which  should concern the Canadians  who are working as well as  those Who are not.  Almost everybody wants to  earn his own living and feel  that he's productive. The number of bums who are seeking  ways of avoiding work is, I am  convinced, far fewer than  some critics of the welfare system believe.  What is this problem in perspective.  First, the situation:  Canada faces < a dangerous  potential in unemployment.  According to some estimates,  the increase in our labor force  between 1965 and 1985 will  equal the entire labor force of  Sweden. It will equal the combined increases of all the labor  forces ' of 'Britain, West Germany and Italy.  Two factors influence this  matter. One is the flood of  Canadians from the immediate  postwar birth' surge which are  now on the labor market. This  was unusually high. Another  is  the  movement  of  married  �����AST-CmLOOTlN  women into the labor force.  Canada has traditionally had a  low percentage of working  wives, by the standards of the  so-called Top Ten nations of  the western world. This is  changing. >  Those are the glummer aspects.  There are positive aspects.  Our rate of employment is also  increasing at an almost unprecedented rate. Between 1965  and 1970, the last period for  which full statistics are available, more than one million  new jobs were created in Canada.  This was an immense accomplishment by Canadian industry assisted-by various governments.  During the years 1960 to  1970, the rate of growth of new  jobs in this country was four  times that of France, almost  six times that of Britain and  nine times that of West Germany.  These figures are, however,  of scant comfort to those who  have been trying to get jobs  and cari't.  There's no doubt that we  must continue to create more  jobs and at an even faster rate.  Recognizing this, the federal  government last fall launched,  in addition to ongoing programs such as those administered by the department of regional economic expansion, a  $548 million special employment plan to boost employment *  this winter and in the months  to come. The plan includes a  CARS ��� WAGONS ���  TRUCKS  ONLY 47 71$ LEFT - SPECIALS GALORE  BMM BROS FORD 266-7111  PHONE COLLECT  Peninsula Hotel  CABARET  SATURDAY Mar.25  LIVE ENTH.TAINNHT  Pizza will be available  Phone 886-2472 FOR RESERVATIONS  r  YOUR DOLLAR  AT  Ken de Vries  Floor Coverings Ltd.  1659 Sunshine Coast Highway  at Wyngaert Road, Gibsons  Phone 886-7112  WATCH FOR OUR Wt^LY SPCCIA1S  CARPETS ���TILES ���LINOLEUMS  CLOSE) MONDAY ��� OPEN! TUBS. THRU SAL  (9 to 5:30 ���Fri., 9 to 9)  new on-the-job training program, a special program of  loans to the provinces to finance job-creating capital projects, loans for the construction  of multi-purpose exhibition  buildings, the Local Initiatives  Program, and a program of labor-intensive projects by the  Department of Public Works.  In addition, because in percentage terms the greatest rate  of unemployment is among pur  young people, the government  has announced that $85 million  will be spent this summer in  a multi-department program to  encourage creative and useful  student employment and. activities.  The cards which I am receiving from concerned citizens  about a full employment budget are unclear as to what a  full employment budget is.  Possibly what is suggested is  that the government should  adopt a policy of assuming that  everyone in the work force of  the country is working and will  be paying, income taxes that  would swell the government's  coffers. The government could  then spend as if it were receiving money which, in fact, it is  not.  This may be an idea imported from the U.S. If so, we  should examine the U.S. record  In  the  last fiscal  year  the  U.S. ran up 30 billion dollars  in deficits. This year the deficit will be about $38 billion, a  deficit of. such size that the  current Time magazine features the question "Is Uncle  Sam Broke?"  There is nothing wrong with  deficit spending if it produces  results. Unfortunately, this is  not the case in the United  States. Despite this staggering  amount of government spending unemployment there remains at its traditional level  in comparison with Canada's  ��� about one percent lower.  (This is the usual path of U:S.-  Canadian unemployment figures.)  Inflation, the process , which  systematically robs the older  people on fixed incomes, remains higher in the United  States than here. In fact, Canada's rate of inflation is one of  the lowest of any comparable  states.  In the matter of unemployment, I am not attempting to  minimize the problem. If anything, I am maximizing' it.  But it seems very doubtful  that our solutions rest with any  single   economic   formula   but   ���  rather a sustained and varied  effort on many fronts.  Coast News, Marl 22, 1972.  --���-B-ajaijaa-^  Cburcb Senncel  "& Let The People Praise Thee, O God  Baha'i Faith  Informal Discussions  Tuesdays, 8 p.m.  886-2078  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's  Mori-tog service 11:15  Sunday School, 11 a.m.  4th Sunday, 8 a.m., Communion  Breakfast  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 CHURCH  Morning WorshSp;' 9:30 a.m.  Sunday School 10:45 a.m.  Evening Fellowship, 7:00 p.m.  Rev. Robert Allaby  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 pjn.  Pastor G. W. Foster  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sundays, 10 a.m. & 7 p.m.  Bible Study, Wed., 7:30 p._n.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  "In His Service ���  At Your Service  SV  *<*���.  15 FACTS  YOU SHOULD  If MOW AROI IT THE  ''&&  ABUSE Oi^%*:; -:.-  ALCOHOL  -"A  .*/  1. Alcohol abuse is the most serious and  widespread drug problem in Canada.  2. A person can become an alcoholic  just as readily on beer as on wine.or hard  liquor.  3. Alpohol passes undigested into the  bloodstream which carries it to the brain.  It impairs judgment, reflexes, coordination, speech and vision.  4. Alcohol has no food value other than  calories; 95% of it is burnt up by the liver  at a constant rate. Coffee, exercise, or cold  showers cannot speed up the process.  5. People who use alcohol as a sedative,  a painkiller, or for escape should realize it  can be addictive and dangerous to their  health.   4'  6. Alcoholism is the one illness that results in problems in all the major areas of  a person's life ���physical, mental, social,  and spiritual.  7. There is no known "cure" for alcoholism, but most alcoholics have a reasonable chance for recovery.  8. A person who "needs" a drink is at  least psychologically dependent and can  become physically addicted.  9. A person who averages five or six  drinks a day is a "hazardous drinker''.  10. British Columbia has at least 80,000  hazardous drinkers; of these, approximately'42,000 are confirmed alcoholics.  11. Only a small percentage of alcoholics  are on Skid Road.  12. Industry and business lose millions  of dollars annually through absenteeism,  accidents, damaged equipment and upset  public relations due to problem drinkers  on the payroll.  13. At least 50% of traffic deaths involve drinking drivers. If you drink, that's  your business. If you drink and drive,  that's everyone's business.  14. A positive approach to life's problems and tensions is more realistic than  using alcohol as an escape.  15. If you have a drinking problem you  can get expert, confidential help by calling  the nearest office of the Alcoholism Foundation of British Columbia or Alcoholics  Anonymous.  For more information, viail this coupon:  Government of British Columbia  Council on Dru^s, Alcohol, and Tobacco    ���-  Parliament Buildings, Victoria, British Columbia  Please send a free copy of '���What You Should Know  About The Use And Abuse Of Alcohol."  GOVERNMENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  ��B&  COUNCIL ON DRUGS, ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO  Hon. O.U Brothers, QjC, Minister of Edwcation-Chatrman  Name....  Address.. Coast News, Mar. 22, 1972.     7  "coast news classified ads  Deadline ��� Tuesday noon  4c a word, Minimum 75c  Subsequent Insertions % price  Box Numbers 25c  25c added for bookkeeping on  ads   sot  paid one  week  after  insertion.  Legal ads 25c per count line.  Subscription Rates:  B.C. ��� $4.00  USA and overseas $8.50  East. Canada $5.00  PHONE 886-2622  COMING EVENTS  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons Phone 886-2827  Wed., Mar. 22  BOB & CAROL & TED  -fc ALICE  RESTRICTED ��� Over 18 yrs.  Thurs., Fri., Sat. Mar. 33, 24, 25  STAR SPANGLED GIRL  GENERAL,  Sun., Mon., Tue., Mar. 26, 27, 28  I NEVER SANG  FOR MY FATHER  April 3: Mon., 2 p.m., Sunshine  Coast Arts Council presents  Dirk's Marionettes, Twilight  Theatre. Adults $1, students  under 12, 500.   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!  BIRTHS  BISSETT ��� George and Eloise  (nee Delong) are proud to announce the birth of their  daughter Lynette Marie, 6 lbs.,  8 oz. at Churchill Falls, Labrador, on March 12, 1972.  Proud grandparents are Mr.  and Mrs. Mel Bissett, Saskatchewan and Mr. and Mrs. Ray  Delong, Gibsons. First greatgrandchild for Mrs. W. M. Delong, Vancouver  '  MATHS  AHLIN ��� On March 18, 1972,  Gerda M. Ahlin of Sechelt,  B.C., aged 70 years. Survived  by her loving husband Einar,  2 brothers and 2 sisters in Sweden. Rev. Dennis Popple conducted-the service in the Harvey Funeral Home on March  21 at 2 p.m. Cremation.  BLANK ��� On March 18, 1972,  William Blank of Sechelt, age  83 years. Survived by one son  Roger of Squamish and 2  daughters, Marjorie August of  Sechelt and Martha Gareau of  Powell River. 14 grandchildren  and 18 great grandchildren. 3  sisters, Mrs. S. (Sadie) Baker  of Squamish, Mrs. A. (Florence) Thomas of Nanaimo and  Mrs. W. (Ellen) Tatoosh of Seattle. Numerous nieces fend  nephews. Prayers will be said  on Wednesday, March 22 at 7  pjn. at 101 Beach Road, LR.  followed by Requiem Mass on  Thursday, March 23 at 2 p.m.  in the Holy Family Catholic  Church, Sechelt. Rev. E. Leh-  ner. celebrant. Interment Sechelt Cemetery. Harvey Funeral Home,  directors.  CARD OF THANKS  I wish to thank my friends,  neighbors and relatives for the  get-well cards, phone calls and  ���flowers, also the staff of St.  Mary's Hospital and Dr. Inglis  for their care and kindness.  Thank you all.  ���Grace Chamberlin.   I desire to thank Dr. Inglis  and the staff of St. Mary's  Hospital for their kindness. Also thanks for flowers and cards  (from friends.  ���Fred Westell.  LOST  REWARD  Man's wrist watch, automatic.  Probably Legion or school. Ph.  886-9670.  HELP WANTED  DEPENDABLE MAN WHO  CAN WORK WITHOUT SUPERVISION. Earn $14,000 in a  year plus bonus. Contact cus-  ���tomers in Gibsons area. Limited auto travel. We train. Air  mail W. Y. Dickerson, Pres.,  ���Southwestern Petroleum Corp.,  Ft. Worth, Tex.    Licenced hairdresser, reliable,  interested in working up a following, part time or full time.  Prefer 30 years or older. Capable of taking over shop if necessary. Apply in person only.  rGibson Girl Style Centre, Seaside Plaza, Gibsons.  HELP WANTB) (Cont'd)  Wanted, a person; to act as dog  cat-flier for the Village of Gibsons. For iinf ormation phone 886-  2543. __  WORK WANTO  Woman available for housework or ? by the hour or day.  For interview phone 886-7246.  Available effective Mar. 27.  Bookkeeper seeking part time  or full time employment, Gibsons area. For appointment,  phone 886-7246. Available approx. 27 Mar.  Man available for any type of  employment, Gibsons or vicinity. Effective Mar. 27. Phone  886-7246. _________________  Required immediately, full or  part time secretarial position.  Call 886-7317 and ask for Janet.  Guitar lessotns, folk, classic,  rock. Beginner to advanced.  Downtown Gibsons. Phone 886-  2821.  Carpenter-contractor. Phone 886-  7125. _  0 i      m    -  Hi  i________m_______________---_ _r  Bustoess Mac-Mine repairs. Ph.  886-2728.  OIL STOVES ~~  Cleaned and Serviced  Phone 886^2834   Part time or steady work with  ton truck with hoist Any type of  small jobs. Delivering, etc. Ph.  886-7260 after 5 p.m.   Decorating, sign painting.  Phone 886-2862  We provide a complete tree service for the Sunshine Coast.  All work insured and1 guaranteed to your satisfaction.  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES  885-2109   Do you require bookkeeping,  statements, balance sheets, and  personal income tax? Phone  886-9331.   Backhoe available for drainage  ditches, water lines, etc. Phone  886-9579.             -..  Experienced drywall, accoustic  & textured ceilings, now in Gibsons area, and serving the Sunshine Coast. Free estimates.  Fast service. Phone G&W Dry-  wall. 884-5315.  fffiC. TOR SAlf (Coiiffi  QUALITY FARM SUPPLY  *25 lb. de-ice salt $1.40  20 lbs. Purina Cat Chow     $5.45  50 Ifbs. crushed oats $1.85  50 <bs. bran $1.75  50 lb. 16% layer mash       $2.30  50 lb. Hog grower mash      $2.20  Open 9  - 6 Tues thru Sat.  Free delivery on orders of :  $30 or over  Phone 886-7527  Pratt Rd. Gibsons  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD. EWART McMYNN REALTY  FLOWERING SHRUBS &  EVERGREENS  PEAT MOSS & LIME  CREEKSIDE  GREENHOUSES  Reed Rd., Gilbsons,  886-2421  MISC. FOR SAU  Girl's bicycle, $15. Phohe 886-  7484.  China cabinet, 3 drawers, glass  doors, $40; step table, $12; arm  chair, $20; Bissell Gemini $10;  Phone 886-9386 mornings only.  Garbage   burner,  886-7215.  $50.   Phone  Kennedy bench model tube  bending machine with formers  for %" to IVz" tubes. In new  condition, $100; Dempster water system, complete, $20; Antique Oak buffet, $50. Two  double beds with springs and  mattresses, $15 each; single  bed & spring $10. Enterprise  forced draft oil range, white  enamel with warmer, $20; hand,  lawn mower, $5; 5 ft. rolled  rim bath tup with all fittings  $10.   886-2794.  �������������������������������m���_-���_���__-i_-m____i������������____���___���������_��_______���������_���_���-__���_-_���_____���-____���*_���  24 inch McLary electric range,  220 volts, automatic oven. Price  reduced. Phone 886-9840.  Propane floor furnace, $75; single spring and sf mattress, $50;  chesterfield with slip covers  $28; FM antenna with extra  arms $10; bath mat $1; Sunbeam steam iron $5; hand electric egg beater, $5.50; electric  heater with fan $9.50; Philco  radio $5; plate glass mirror,  $10. Also miscellaneous. Phone  886-7190.  6 weaner pigs, $20 each. 2 sows  1 year old, 300-350 lbs. Offers.  Phone 886-9988.  1 Clarinet, new condition, $75;  1 English type saddle, $40; 2  wheel horse buggy, $1'_5. Ph.  886-7375.  FREE  Health Living Digest  We supply  Pure Food Prodluots  Food supplements & Vitamins1  Pure Honey ��� Unbleached flour  Organdie  dlriiied -fruits  Fai_n Fresh Eggs  WYNGAERT ENTERPRISES -  G-bsons ��� 886-9340  16 ft. McGinnis Travel Trailer,  good shape. Good tires. Phone  885-2884.  Like new, 12' x 51' 2 bedroom  mobile home, all colored appliances. Phone aifter 5 p.m., 886-  7301.   PROPANE SALES & SERVICE  Winston Robinson  886-7226  IF IT'S SUITS - IT'S MORGANS  885-9330/ Sechelt  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Ph.  885-9713, Sechelt.   PETS  2 beautiful miniature poodles,  male, silver gray, 13 months  old. Ph. 886-7112.  CARS. TRUCKS FOR SAU  1967 Mercury y2 ton PV 352  V8, 3 speed standard transmission, heavy duty suspension.  Ph. 886-7703.  1968 Austin Mini 1000, excellent condition, $800. Phone 885-  9090 between 10 and 12 am.  1962 Ford Fairliane 2 dr V8,  standard shift, bucket seats,  new tires.  Phone 886-7408.  1965 Ford 4 dr. custom, standard trans., radio, $495. Phone  886-9686.   1972 Toyota Corolla 1200, 2 dr.  4 cyl., 4 speed stick. Offers.  Phone 886-9964.    ACCOMMODATION WANTED  Male pensioner, 69, would like  room and board somewhere between Gibsons and Sechelt.  Please. contact 884-5263 evenings.  MR RENT  3 bedroom house, Hopkins area  Phone 886-2880.  2 bedroom duplex, adults only,  no pets._ AH electric. Phone  738-85421 between 5 and 8 p.m.  Mobile home space available.  Stmishinie Coast Trailer Park.  Phone 886-9826.  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.  886-2887 or 886-9319  The Vernons  ANNOUNCEMENTS  Notice to artists and craftsmen,  outlet for your work in Gibsons. Phone 886-7477.  WANT SOMETHING DONE?  You'll  find  the  help  you  need  in the Directory  Are you living with an alcoholic?  For help call Al-Anon at 886-  2343, 886-7235, 885-9409. Meetings St. Aidan's Hall, Wed., 8  p.m.  Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  885-9534,    886-9904   or   885-9327,  For membership or explosive re  quirements contact C. Day 886-  2051, Lockyer Rd. Howe Sound  Farmers' Institute. Stumping or  ditching powder, dynamite, electric or regular caps, prima-  cord, etc. ���  COMPRESSED AIR  FIRE EXTINGUISHERS  RECHARGED  Skindivers available  for salvage work  Marine Hardware  Filbreglass, paint, rope, canvas  WALT NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.  Gibsons, 886-9303  FUELS  COAL  Drumheller Lump  Drumheller Egg  Heatglow Briquettes  PRATT ROAD  AUTO WRECKERS  Phone 886-9535  PERSONAL  For Latter Day Saints in this  area, contact 886-2546.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE BEST SELLERS  PHONE 886-2622  Real Estate & Insurance  NOTARY PUBLIC  APPRAISALS  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  GIBSONS, B.C.    .     Ph. 886-2481  Davis Bay ��� Large building  _ot with terrific view, all services and close to Beach area.  $5500.  5 acres with nice family  home close to shopping, schools  etc. Look this over.  Langdale Subdivision ��� View  lots ranging from $3,000 to $5,000  An ideal location for your new  home, convenient to an-enities,  new name�� all around1. Call us  for information.  886-2481  School Road ��� A large lot like  this (97 x 450) located in Gilbsons  Village, with view. There's a  good house on it, presently rent  ed, this revenue available until  you start developing a few  years hence. Only $12,000 "F.P.  with $6,000 down.  886-2481  Franklin Road ��� Three bedroom NHA house only 5 years  old. Large living room with stone  FP and WW. Big bright kitchen,  modern bathroom. Enquire how  you m'-ght purchase that? place  for only $6,500 cash on $24,000  F.P.  886-2481  Marine Drive ��� Hopkins Landing ��� Well maintained three bed  (room home, a step from -store  amd Ibeach. View living room and  tbright kitchen, utility and basement. Asking $20,000.  886-2481  Don't Miss This ��� 145' level  beach on level, landscaped, 1  acre lot with creek, pond and  trees. 3 bedroom lovely home  has splendid view. Fineplace iin  L.R., breakfast bar in kitchen.  Fantastic for boating and beach-  ���inlg. Make your appointment now  F.P. $52,000. Some teruns.  886-2481  Jack White ��� 886-2935  Ken Crosby ��� 886-2098  X   Jay yisser ��� 885-2300  PROPERTY FOR SAUE  '1       . Gibsqns Rural  5 'Nacres on Reed Road ��� 330  ���ftJ^frontageJ $9,500 or trade for  property, Haney-Maple Ridge.  937-0307 after 7 p.m.  2 view lots, 50 x 268 ft. Some  terms. Phone 886-9815.  By owner, Granthams, 3 bedrooms, large kitchen, fireplace,  auto-oil heat, carport-sundeck,  (fenced back yard. Beautiful  view of Howe Sound. Full price  $15,000.   Phone  886-2134.  For sale by owner. 4.7 acres, 2  bedroom house, oil furnace,  spring and well water. Near  Halfmoon Bay school. $15,000.  886-2961 after 4 p.m.  27 acres on Highway, Powell River, semi-twaterfront, electricity  light aldler growth, 4 acres cleared. $20,000 or best cash offer.  886-2580.          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.  Carpenter-Contractor. We will  design or quote on your drawings. Phone 886-7125.  PMPBOT WMtffl)  Have $2500. Would like to buy  good 3 bedroom house in Gibsons area. Phone 596-8367, Del-  ta^ B.C.  1st & 2nd Mortgages  RESIDENTIAL  COMMERCIAL  RECREATIONAL  We handte all types of real estate financing including builders loans. Fast appraisal service  ACADIAN MORTGAGE  CORP. LTD.  2438 MARINE DRIVE  WEST VANCOUVER  Phone 926-3256  XEROX COPYING  Real estate operators are finding use of our Xerox machine a  valuable asset in the copying of  map locations.  Coast News ��� while you wait.  Phone 886-2248  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C.  Notary Public  Gower Point Waterfront: Two  and. one half acres, consisting  of three one half acre waterfront lots and one full acre lot.  facing on black top road. All  fine view property, fully cleared. Water, "hydro and phone.  There is a nice home on the  one acre lot. Please enquire for  further particulars.  Roberts Creek: Three B.R. log  house, on a large, level partly  treed lot. Community water available. Fireplace, oil heating.  Close to beaches and transportation.  F.P.  $15,1)00.  OFFERS.  Gibsons Rural: Within two  miles of Gibsons village center  we offer three level lots previously cleared, now lightly  overgrown. Each lot is 63 x 264  ft. Frontage on paved road.  F.P. each $3,000. Also the adjacent corner lot for FJP. $3,500  Gibsons Village: One acre of  choice level property, located  in Bay area. Land has been  cleared and cultivated. Sewer  line now being laid. Excellent  development potential for du-.  plex or small apartment. Moderately priced at F.P. $7,700.  Terms -V_ down bal at 8%%.  Tuwanek - Sechelt Inlet: 2 lots  75' x 110'. Close to the water,  boat-launching and park. Just  the place for that summer retreat, at $5,000.  Gower Point: Completely rebuilt 2 bed. home on a secluded view acre. A-O furnace, water and easy access road. Full  price  only  $22,950.  Gibsons Village: Very livable  2 bed. home on all utilities for  $9,000 with only % cash. Hurry  on this one.  Ron McSavaney, 886-9656  Vince Prewer, 886-9359  Wally Peterson, 886-2877  GOWER POINT 2474  Maignifiloent view on half acre,  handy to Gibsons, comfortable  two bedroom home. Large living room with ceramic tile fireplace, bright kitchen, baisetnient.  A-oil furnace. ALSO second two  bediroam cottage for revenue.  F.P. $35,000. Terms.  Call C. R. Gathercole 886-7015  GIBSONS 2430  View: Attractive well main-  taiinied home, central location.  Two bedrooms, convenient kitchen, large paneMed Hvirug room  sun deck. Ample storage space  in ibasement in addition to finished room with grade entrance.  F.P. $21,000, tennis.  Call C. R. Gathercole 886-7015  Agencies Ltd.  Realty & Insurance  Sechelt office 885-2235  C. R. Gathercole, Res. Gibsons  886-7015  K. BUTLER REALTY LTD.  ALL TYPES  OF  INSURANCE  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  YOU'RE INVITED!  Thurs., March 23, 1972. S. ���.  Golf & Country Club, Membership Committee Meeting, 8  p.m. at Clubhouse.  Fri., March 24, 1972. Square  Dancing at the S.C. Golf &  Country Club.  Gower Point area: Charming  little 2 bdrm, W/F cottage.  Nicely appointed liv. rm. has  [fireplace, all electric kitchen  -with, adjoining din. rm. Cathedral entrance. V_ bsmt. A/oil  heat. Utility and lots of storage  Some terms on $28,000.  Gibsons: Partially cleared level lot close to schools and  shops. Only $3,500.  Gibsons: Immaculate 4 room  cottage in desirable location.  View liv. and din. rm. has feature wall and W/W carpet.  Cab. kit., 2 lovely bdrms. Tiled  vanity bath. Utility. Matching  garage. Terms on $18,000.  A fine level,'cleared lot in  excellent location, services available, and only $5,500.  Hopkins: Sound family home  on view lot. House consists 4  bdrms., comb. kit. and din.,  nice size living room, opens to  deck. Small sewing room. Rec.  room. A/oil furnace. Blk. top  roads front and back. Terms on  $21,500.  Dandy little starter house. 4  rooms plus sun room and. large  storage area. Lot fenced and in  garden. Nice view. Short wall-  to P.O., shops. Needs some  work but for $9,000 F.P. you  can't lose. t:���������������;���  MacGREGOR PACIFIC REALTY  LTD.  EXCLUSIVE  AGENTS  CHAMBERLIN RD.  Acreage, 2 already subdivided parcels, totalling-8.21 acres,  great investment only $12,000.  SOUTH FLETCHER RD.  Lot 60 x 200 x 60 x 150, Fantastic view ,ori paved road,  lane at rear, only $4400..  BURNS RD.  Lot 65 x 130, level, good  building site, fully serviced,  only $3,500. Try offers & terms  S. FLETCHER  Older type 3 bdrm. home,  spectacular view, new reduced  price only $13,500.  FRANKLIN ROAD  Lovely 2 bdrm home, MUST  BE SOLD, terrific buy for only  $16,800.  Inquire about our brand new  homes, priced from $20,800, including your lot, may be purchased for as little as $800.00  down. See the display homes in  Selma Park.  Call Lorrie Girard: 886-7244 or  886-7760,   or  Phil   Strut,   886-  7244 or 886-7144.  WESTFAIR PRODUCTS  REALLY ARE BETTER  VALUE  Buy Westfair and enter our CCM  10 speed bike contest. Enter as  often, as .you like���each entry  form must have 5 Westfair product labels attached. Closing date  Sat., April 1  HEINZ PICKLES  Bread and Butter ���___ 15 oz. jar  29c  JELLO JELLY POWDERS  _________ 5 pkgs  Asst. Flavors  29c  New LEMONADE CRYSTALS  TANG  3  pkgs J)*rCi  DOG or CAT FOOD  ROVER  4w49c  CAKE MIXES  DUNCAN HINES  Assorted '.'���   MARGARINE  BETTER BUY  CRISC0 OIL  38 oz. Bottle  5 ROSES FLOUR  (While Stocks Last l_r__I   PfTITf k       ���������'������-��������� nnnuuinnuiuinunMiUttunnrauuunuuKMUiiwimmiiffliuii    tp i _ ���   _  REAL ESTATE    Auxiliaries see    Mario-iettes    Teachers present points  SUNCOAST ESTATES LTD.  Across from Bus Depot, Sechelt  885-2241 9 to 5  New home: 1076 square feet.  Under construction. 'Large 20  ft. living room with fireplace,  picture windows, 2 bedrooms,  kitchen, dining room plus handy utility. 112 x 100 sea view  property, walking distance to  beach, store and boat harbor.  F.P. $22,700, terms arranged.  J. Anderson, 885-2053  S. Anderson, 885-2053  Sergant Bay Waterfront: 1.26  acres with 108 ft. waterfront,  small beach cabin. Good access  to beach. Beach is level and  very good for children. Power  and well water.  J. Anderson, 885-2053  S. Anderson, 885-2053  Sea View Lot: 24,000 sq. ft.  view lot nicely treed, good access. Close to beach. 161 ft. on  . Redrooffs Road. FJP. $4150,  terms.  J. Anderson, 885-2053  S. Anderson, 885-2053  ATTENTION  AH people wishing  information re artificial  insemenation of cattle  ONLY  Contact:  HOWE SOUND  FARMERS' INSTITUTE  Phone  886-25216,  886-2051  DONALD LOCKSTEAD  New Democratic Party  Candidate  (Mackenzie Constituency)  Phone 486-7430  PO Box 125,' Van Anda B.C.  Working for all people  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  ARE BEST SELLERS  new equipment  at hospital  As a token of appreciation  ifor the support and continued  assistance given by the six  auxiliaries to St.-Mary's Hospital the board of trustees provided a tea and demonstration  of medical equipment on Sunday, March 12 at the hospital.  Mrs. Virginia Douglas, wife  of Don Douglas, chairman of  the board of trustees, was official hostess for the afternoon.  All board members present  participated in the afternoon's  proceedings.  There were 80 auxiliary  members who signed the guest  book on entering the hospital.  The Gibsons, Port Mellon and  Roberts Creek auxiliaries came  in the first showing at 2 p.m.  and the same program was repeated at 3 p.im. for the Pender  Harbour, Halfmoon Bay and  Sechelt auxiliaries.  The extended care lounge  held two pieces of the equipment. The portable isolette was  demonstrated by a member of  the nursing staff, Mr. Brian  Young, R.N., and the cardiac  arrest cart was shown by Mrs.  I. Donlon, R.N. Across the hall  in Room 212, Dr. D. Gerring  and Mr. Young explained how  the respirometer helps patients.  Workings of the anaesthetic  machine were described by Dr.  Gerring.  After each demonstration tea  and coffee with delicious refreshments prepared by the  hospital staff were served by  board, members in the physiotherapy department.  Speaking  on  behalf  of the  trustees, Chairman Don Douglas thanked the members for  purchase of equipment and the  time   and dollars   spent.   "We  have equipment in the hospital  that we wouldn't have without  the help of the auxiliaries and  other  individuals   and   organizations     on     the     Sunshine  Coast/' he said.  ...   Mr. Douglas introduced Mrs.  J.  L.  Beririie,  regional representative for the Lower Mainland   B.C.H.A.   division.  -Mrs.  Bennie said it was 'most evident that we had very active  auxiliaries. ' She   was   pleased  to  see   we  had   an   auxiliary  member appointed to the board  of trustees; all auxiliaries are  not so fortunate nor all boards.  It   was   regrettable   that   she  couldn't stay to be introduced  to the second group.  INQUIRE INTO DEATH  An inquiry into the death of  Brian Caiwell, 31, of Granthams is being held, RCMP report. He died Tuesday, March  14/    ���  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  DEADLINE, TUESDAY NOON  Phone 886-2622  here April 3  The Sunshine; Coast Arts  Council announces it will present Dirk's Marionettes in Carnival of the Animals, to music  by Saint Saens, on April 3,  Easter Monday. Many children  were disappointed in December when, due to snow storms  the council was forced to cancel the show.  In this new and fascinating  performance the Marionettes  range from very tiny to three  feet tall, and will delight children of all ages.  The show will be held in the  Twilight Theatre, Gibsons, on  Easter Monday, April 3 at 2  p.m. Adults $1, children under  12 years, 500.  Meeting date  now March 29  Port; Mellon Auxiliary to St.  Mary's Hospital monthly meeting at the home of Mrs. I.  Neilsen, with ten members  present,, decided to hold a tea  at the Health Centre, Gibsons,  Wednesday,' March 29 from 2  to 4 p;m.  There will be home cooking,  novelties and home made Easter eggs/Admission 500. A raffle and a door prize are included.  Previously it was announced  the tea would be held Thursday March 30 but on account  of previous commitments" the >  date was changed to Wednesday, March' 29.  Letters to Editor  Editor: Last Sunday; the  Kwahtahmoss Film Society  presented the 1960 film production of Shakespeare's MacBeth.  I was surprised to see an audience of only 20 of so.  Surely, in a community of  this size, one wojild expect tov_.r?  finer more people' who "are in- '"'"  terested in a higher level of  cultural entertainment than is  normally found in a rural area.  Where were these people last  Sunday? Who can complain at  $5  for four films?  I wonder if this is indicative  of our community's attitude  to attempts by individuals or  groups to improve entertainment in this area. At the beginning, everyone is keen, but  after a short while, enthusiasm  wanes and the project collapses. Recreational Centre enthusiasts please take note.  -(Mrs.) Josephine E. Hammond  B.C.'S FIRST SAWMILL  According to B.C. Forest Service records, the fir^t coanimer-  cial sawmill in British Columibia  was built in 1846  at Parson's  Bridge near Victoria.  In answer ,to the editorial in  last week's Coast News, the  Sechelt Teachers Association  (BCTF) would like to make  the following points:  The Socred government of  ��.C has been deliberately confusing the public with regard  to school financing, and is trying to create a rift 'between  the public and the school system. They are further seeking  to make scape-goats out of  school employees, by creating  a false image that these employees are gouging the public  through high wages.  The government^ hopes to  whip up enough support (or  apathy) so that it can control  school employees' wages  through government deceit rather than the established practice of collective bargaining.  Our democratic rights are in  jeopardy, and so are those  rights of every other wage  earner in B.C. We plan to take  ���a stand now.  A closer exaniination indicate  es there has been some distortion of the facts by the government:  1. Educational costs are, in  fact, a declining proportion of  the provincial government revenue. They have fallen from  23.2% in 1962-63 to 19.7% in  1972-73.  2. School boards' administration costs are less than five  percent of the total operating  ���budget for the school system.  One can hardly improve on  such an insignificant figure.  3. Evidence indicates that a  "taxpayers' revolt" against the  school system is a myth created by the Socred government.  For example, of the 25 school  districts whose budgets exceeded the government limit, only  nine received petitions for an  operating referendum. This  hardly suggests a "taxpayer's  revolt."  The fact is, that out-of-pocket payments by homeowners for  school costs amount to only  pennies a day, and, perhaps a  majority pay no school tax at  all..  The provincial homeowners  grant is first applied to school  . taxes with any extra going to  municipal taxes. Last year the  grant covered almost all the  residential school taxes paid in  B.C.  For example, the 1971 operating expenses for B.C. school  8     Coast News, Mar. 15, 1972.  districts totalled $332 million  Aifter deducting the amount of  the share paid hy industrial  ���and commercial properties, all  that was left to come from the  pockets of residential property-owners was $7.5 million, or  2 percent of the entire budget.  To bring this to an even finer point, the $7.5 million breaks  down to only a penny a day  for every resident of B.C.!  The Sechelt Teachers Association (BCTF) feels that the  ratepayers recognize that no  other investment gives you,  the public, so much for so little.  Next time you hear Mr. Bennett or his minister talking  about the "high costs of education", just think of this little  ditty:  Only a penny a day  Is all that you pay.  | THE DRIFTWOOD PLAYERS            |  S present  I SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER  I BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS  sa_  I With poetry and songs  ( Gibsons Elementary Gym  | Thursday, March 30,8 p.m.  ._-  M     Admission $1.25  Give An Everlasting Gift  For EASTER  FLOWERING PLUM ��� FLOWERING CRAB ��� FLOWERING ALMOND  HAWTHORNE ��� MAGNOLIA ��� GOLDEN DOGWOOD ��� SILVER DOGWOOD  CUT LEAF BIRCH ��� MAPLES ��� ROSE BUSHES ��� CA-WOELiAS  HYDRANGEA ��� BURNING BUSH ��� PC^NTILLA ��� WAYFARING BUSH  AND MANY OTHER FLOWERING SHRUBS AND EVERGREENS  IPTs  ALSO A GOOD SELECTION OF  FRUIT TREES  APPLE ������ PEAR ��� PEACH ��� CHERRY  ITALIAN PRUNE  BLACK  CURRANT BUSHES  WALNUT TREES  Creekside Greenhouses  R.R. 1, Reed Rd., Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2421  WESTFAIR ASSOCIATE ����� GIBSONS  PRICES EFFECTIVE MARCH 23, 24, 25  YOUR  DOLLAR  BUYS  MORE  AT  YOUR  LUCKY  DOLLAR  STORE  | oz.  pkt.  .__ lb.  -$1,1-9  $2.29  ROAST  CHUCK or  ROUND BONE  ib 79c  Canada Choice  Canada Good  Gov't Inspected  COTTAGE ROLL  WHOLE  4-5 lb. Average lb.  99c  GROUND BEEF  FRESH  lb.  69c  TURNIPS, CABBAGE, ONIONS  r  MIX OR MATCH  2 ��s 25c  GRAPEFRUIT  FLORIDA  INDIAN RIVER  4 tor 49c  RHUBARB  lb.   29c  ACRYLIC WAX  FRENCH MAID  32 oz.   99c  LEMON DETERGENT  GENTLE GIANT  52 oz. _.    89c  LAUNDRY POWDER  BRIGHT MONDAY   5 lb. bag __   $1.29  SECRET SUPER DRY  ANTI PERSPIRANT  9 oz. __   $1.29  CREST TOOTHPASTE  i  SUPER SIZE   $1.29  HI 'LOOKjCAN'TWE  For Real Estate on the  Sunshine Coast  K.  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons ��� 886-2481  Police help in council problem  Sechelt's council discussed  traffic problems last week with  Sgt. William Saunders of the  RCMP and on the parking  problem he suggested council  could hire a part time man who  could mark tires of parked  cars and issue tickets when  overparked. This could be done  under a village bylaw and  court fines would go to the village and help pay the cost of  the hired man.  The bank to the former Redman store area should have entrance ' and exit control signs  to direct traffic the sergeant  said. The area fronting the bus  depot will be checked to see  what can be done about parking if a proper entry to the  bus stalls can be arranged thus  freeing for parking a road area  now vacant.  FOR SUMMER FUN AND EXPERT INSTRUCTION!  Full or Part Time Courses at  Summer School of the Arts  NOTRE DAME UNIVERSITY, NflSON, B.C.  CHOOSE FROM -��� PAINTING ��� PRIMITIVE POTTERY  GUITAR/RECORDER ��� THEATRE ��� EURYTHMICS  SPINNING/WEAVING/MACRAME ��� PIPING  ( HATHA YOGA  Send to Registrar for Descriptive Brochure  SAVE ON  \V  SPRING  CLEANING  (<m  i  is*) r*  ^  V  ^  x  in IU FRESHEN UP VOUR CLOTHES  EASTER  At your one-stop cleaner for both professional and coin cleaning  PENINSULA CLEANERS  1521 Gower Point Road, Gibsons  886-2200*  Coast News, Mar. 22, 1972.  Two honored  ing achieved  25-year club  Two employees from Howe  Sound Pulp Division were  among the 84 honored March  11 at the Twenty-Five Year  Service Award banquet by Can  adian Forest Products Ltd. and  affiliated companies at the Hotel Vancouver.  Howe Sound Pulp's R. E.  (Ernie) Hume and J. L. (Jack  Johnston bring the total membership in the Port Mellon  branch of-the club to 11. Both  men started at the Port Mellon  mill in 1945 for the Sorg Ptilp  Company, Ernie'as a pipefitter  and Jack in the steam, plant  and recovery department.  Returning after the 1951 start  up, Ernie later became pipefitter foreman and is now assistant mechanical superintendent while Jack hired on as  recovery boiler operator, the  job he still holds.  Ernie and Pearl Hume have  been residents of the Port Mellon townsite for many years  and are both active in community affairs. Their son Ted  is presently employed as an instrument mechanic at Howe  Sound Pulp Division.  Jack Johnston is an amateur  beekeeper and also grows  shrubs and ornamental trees on  the Gibsons property where he  and his wife Margaret live. >~  The Eighth Annual Banquet  for Canfor long-service employees and wives was attended by 485. Company Chairman  J. G. Prentice and President  L. L. G. Bentley presented each  of the 84 new club members  with a watch and gold service  (recognition pin.  The Camfor 25-Year Club  roster now stands at 389. Canfor operations represented in  the club are Eburne Saw Mills  Division, Plywood and Hard-  board Division* Huntting-Mer-  ritt Shingle Division, Stave  Lake -Cedar Division, Howe  Sound Pulp Division, Hafrison  Mills Logging Division, Spring  Creek Logging Division, En--  glewood Logging Division,  Building Materials Division,  Head Office Division, and, for  the first time this year. North  Canadian Forest Industries  Limited, an affiliated company located in Grande Prairie.  *'      ; I  Remember! 15  ferries daily  A copy of the Spring, 1961  Black Ball Ferries schedule reveals that on the Langdale  run the ferries Bainbridge and  Smokwa provided a service to  Horseshoe Bay which started  at 6:05 a.m. and ended at 12:35  a.m. providing 15 ferries daily.  There were six morning ferries and nine afternoon or p.m.  ferries leaving Horseshoe Bay.  The 1972 schedule shows 10  ferries on Sundays, seven ori  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday  and Thursday, nine on Friday  and Saturday. First ferry  leaves at 6:45 a.m. and the last  at 8:30 p._n. on all days.  BIG DISTRICTS  Forest   Ranger   Districts   of  British  Coumbia range in size  from about 1,000 square miles  in populated areas to more than  4,000 square miles in sparsely  settled northern regions.  WANT SOMETHING DONE?  You'll find the help you need  in the Directory  DIVING GEAR  NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.  886-9303 Gibsons  Blake C. Alderson, D.C.  CHIROPRACIIi.  Post Office Building, Sechelt  TUESDAY & SATURDAY  10:30 - 5:15  Phone Office 885-2333  GIBSONS SEA CAVALCADE  Cheese & Beverage  LEGION HALL, GIBSONS  Saturday, March 25,8 p.m.  TICKETS $3.50 ��� Phone 886-7557  PLEASE SUPPORT YOUR SEA CAVALCADE  is your family living in  cramped quarters?  move into your own family-sized  westwood home this spring  Westwood homes are built in sections instead of by old-fashioned  cut-and-fit methods. They reduce on-site labor and save weeks  in building time. If you are putting up with sub-standard housing,  see us today. Chances are you can build a Westwood home  tailored to your needs at a cost comparable to yourpresent rent.  And it will be a modern, skillfully-designed home, containing  every appointment you have always wanted.  new low cost suburban homes  "The Sorrento", shown above, has 1172 sq. ft, three bedrooms  and room for expansion in the basement. It is one of 17 Suburban homes designed to bring ownership within the reach of the  average family. For full details see us today. No obligation.  FINANCING  AVAILABLE  You can have a Westwood home  built,, or you can build it yourself  to any stage of completion. Either  way, you can finance it through our  versatile mortgage program. Funds  available for any area.  ly-ij-jjj-jkj^  ^-____a__-tf-__-i  FROBE BROS CONSTRUCTION  GIBSONS  Phone 886-2417  v'4x  m��  Spring drug  DUE TO OUR AFFILIATION WITH A LARGE PURCHASING ORGANIZATION  WE ARE ABLE TO OFFER TREMENDOUS SAVINGS TO OUR CUSTOMERS.  ITEMS OFFERED ARE ALL NATIONALLY ADVERTISED  BRAND NAME PRODUCTS  Kruse Drug Store Ltd  1557 Gower Point Road, Gibsons ��� 88G-2234  Sunshine Coast Highway, Gibsons ��� 886-2726  Cowrie Street, Sechelt ��� 885-2238 100 hear Aisbury on OAP  Coast News, Mar. 22, 1972.     0  Close to 100 persons attended the meeting for -Old Age  Pensioners in Gibsons- United  Church 'Hall Saturday after-;  noon- when'-'Tom Alsbury of  Vancouver outlined his Action  Now movement for an increase  in basic old aige pensions.  Pensioners for Action. Now  is ^.organized to put on a national drive for an increase of  the basic pension of $80 to $150.  The present basic, without  naeans test,, of $80 is supplemented by $55, and an additional provincial-federal shared  supplement of $39, making a_  total Of $174 for senior citizens  without other income.  The Action Now proposal is  that the basic; universal (without means test) be increased to  $150 with the two supplementary assistance of $55 and- $39  (as above) in addition, making  a total of- $243 for persons with  out other income.  Mr. Alsbury said he aims to  get a definite, recorded commitment, from each political  party leader regarding the pension policy they will be pledged; to introduce into the House  of Commons at the first sitting  of the new parliament, after  the election, whether in government or opposition.  He also seeks the recorded  personal commitment of each  candidate of every party.  THE SUNSHINE COAST ARTS COUNCIL  is present  fGcirni^al of tfa  TWILIGHT THEATRE, GIBSON*  Easter Monday, April 3r at 2 p.m.  Adults $1.00  Students under 12 yrs, 500  SUNDAY, APRIL 2  GET YOUR EASTER GOODIES NOW  We make up our own Easter Baskets  EASTER CARDS  We are receiving Gift and Souvenir shipment* now  We have a good selection of Greeting Cards  for all occasions  STATIONERY SUPPLIES ,   ;  for Home ��� Office ��� School  CONE IN AND BROWSE  Gilmore's Variety Shop  885-9343  SECHELT  No sewing is required for  these easy-to-make trims, reports" the    Canadian.   Cotton  ���Co\xaaL.lxllll-'::}  To give body to the; ornaments, tise heavy-weigbt non-  woven interfacing between  front and back of the fabric  designs Cut two 6x7-inch rectangles of cotton fabric and  one of interfacing to form a  base for the designs.'Join fabric and interfacing together  with Wonder Under by Pellon,  a new iron-on product.  Then trace an animal shape  on the fabric base and cut out.  Simple outlines of birds, owls,  lambs, fish, or Mexican burros  are most effective.  Glue appropriate rick rack  trims to the animal shapes,  making identical designs on  both sides of each ornament,  and use sequins for eyes.  Make hang-loops for the ornaments; from four strands of  cotton thread in the same color  as the fabric.  FABRIC HOUSE  Gibsons ��� 886-7525  BASIC, S_M!?-_ICITY & BUTTERICK PATTEKNS  DRYGOODS AND ALL YOUR SEWING SUPPUES  HOWE SOUND 5,10; 15 COT STORE  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9852 '  For All Your SEWINGNEEDS,^^ SIMP__IC-CIY PATra_RNS  0. G. DOUGLAS VARIETY & PAWTS  McCall's Patterns, Laces, Remnants & Singer Supplies.  Sunnycrest Plaza, Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2615  Horoscope for the next week  (By TBBJJX VABBO)  ABIES ���- March Bl to April 80. .  Whatever you do during the next weeK  or ��so. DON'T lose your temper! jStay  out of arguments; particularly those  having to do with business. Others  may irritate you, but keep as auiet as  a mouse!  TAURUS ��� April 21 to May 20  This is a most auspicious time for the  sign of Taurus. Your ruling planet Is  giving you great support in practically  every aspect of your daily life. Be tolerant in dealing with others.  GEMINI ��� May 21 to Jane 20  Be cautious in your Judgment especially in dealing with business matters.  This is nothing to get upset over, just  be careful that you don't get Toped  into something' that- isn't auite legal.  CANCER ��� June 21 to July 21  Domestic matters are MOST important  right now, and should be attended to.  Don't allow business matters to take  up all your time. This is an excellent  time for a short holiday away from  work. '  LEO ��� July 22 to August 21  Your judgment is especially sharp  right now, and should help you - tremendously in solving any problems  that may seem to be bothering you.  The planets are giving you every aid  possible.  VIRGO ��� August 22 to Sept. 21  .There Is a slight indication that romantic interests may cause an "upset*  in your business affairs. Be cautious,  and don't-let your heart rule your  head. Temptation may be great; Be  wise!- .������'*. :  LIBRA ��� Sept. 22 to'Oct. 22  There Is every indication astrologically  that all Libra persons wiU attempt to  set too fast a pace for themselves during the next couple of weeks. This is a  good time to slow down and relaxl  SCORPIO ��� Oct. 23 to Nov. 21  You are given the opportunity here,  of making some special plans for next  summer. These will work out well for  you at .hat time, if you plan carefully and wisely right now. . ���        ���    ������  SAGITTARIUS ��� Nov. 22 to Dec. 20  New. starts' should be working out  very weU Indeed. You have a deep understanding of human nature, and can  put it to work for you in a most constructive way If you try.  ��AFSI��PBN r- Dec. 21 to Jan. 19  A sught 'clash of opinion' between  yourself and others around you should  not be taken too seriously, as it will  pass very quickly, and Isn't worthwhile getting yourself upset. Remain  calm, and silent!  AQUARIUS ��� Jan. 20 to Feb. 10  The planets are moving into a very  favorable aspect for the sign of Aquarius. Your prestige In business and social affairs should increase tremendously in the months to come.  PISCES -- Feb. 18 to March 20  Things are much better than they appear to be for all Pisces individuals at  this time. This next week or ao>. is an"  excellent time to 'sit back' and relax.:  away from-the,:pressures;ot> business--,  (Copyright 1971 by Trent Varrp.,,  All rights reserved)  ��� TAX PAPERS  ��� LEnERS  .;:������ MEDICAL CERTIFICATES  ��� LEGAL DOCUMEMB  and other required papen  Ph. 886-2622  Sea captains  present award  to Capt. Higgs  Capt. W. Y. Higgs, marine  consultant, of. Star Lifeline  Limited, who resides on Gower Point Road, now travelling  ���abroad, has been presented  with an award by the Canadian Merchant Service Limited.  This award, a national honorary membership award was  presented to him March 9 during the final session of the  third triennial convention in  Montreal. It was granted in  recognition of his successful  development and bringing into  full production of a modern  search and rescue method for  seafarers. ���-  The award was presented by  Capt.. Alfred Booker, founder  and president of the Canadian  Merchant Service Guild Pioneers association of Vancouver  on the 55th anniversary of his  application to join the guild.  Others receiving honors were  Capt. L. M. Dussault, pilotage  director, Ottawa; Capt. Paul  Bailey, chairman of the Laur-  entian Pilotage Authority,  Montreal; Capt. R. A. Owen,  Steamship Inspection Service,  Saint John, N.B., and Capt.  Henry Brochu, retired pilot,  Quebec.  Airport's future  still debated  The Sechelt-Gibsons Airport  committee may undergo another effort to have the airport  transferred to Regional Dis-  ���trict board control. It is now  under control of Sechelt and  Gibsons municipal councils  which were the only elected  municipal authorities available some 15 years ago when  the airport came into being.  It was established under a  federal - municipal airport  scheme when Elphinstone Aero  Club obtained land for use as  an airport in- Wilson Creek  area^    v'x y-.. , ���  ^Discussions at recent municipal council meetings have  dwelt on the fact the airport is  there for the entire community  and not for Gibsons and Se-  gional board has fended off re-  chelt populations only. The Requests for it to take over with  the stand that it does not have  within its Letters Patent the  power to *take over airports.  ,     RED CROSS MONTH  March being Red Cross  month Roberts Creek canvassers will be out going from  door to door during the last  two weeks of the month. In the  event you feel you have been  missed phone Vina Beeman at  886-2665. Mrs. Beeman will  also accept donations.  Get your printing at Coast News  GIIMORE'S  VARIETY  SEEING NEEDS, BUTTERICK PATTERNS-Sechelt, Ph. 885-9-48  BRITISH COLUMBIA FERRIS  EASTER HOLIDAY  SAILINGS  SUNSHINE COAST  via Horseshoe Bay - Langdale  Effective March 30 to April 3  There will be extra sailings, both ways to  accommodate the Easter holiday traffic. Schedules for the Easter season may be obtained at  ferry terminals, auto clubs, hotels, motels and  tourist bureaus. '  -  For information phone:  Langdale ��� 886-2242 Horseshoe Bay 921-7411  BRITISH COLUMBIA  FERRIES  VA  CASH  FOR UNFUfl) TAX R_f OMBS  OUT OF TOWN ENQUIRIES WESLCOME  PICKUP AND TELEPHONE SERVICE  ?HONE COLLECT N  NATIONAL TAX BUYERS Ltd.  335 E.BROADWAY, VANCOUVER  879-4166 days  879-6701 nights  Fire Alarm Procedure  To place a Call at Gibsons OR Area covered by the  Gibsons Fire Profecfion District:  1. Immediately dial phone number 886-2345  2. Wait for someone to answer  3. Give them (A) location of Fire & Address  (B) Name of Resident Involved  (C) Extent of Involvement  > (D) Your Name  4. fosure everyone is out of the buHding no  matter how small the fire is.  5. Dispatch someone or yourself to nearest  roadway to direct Firemen or R.C.M.P.  VOLUNTEER FERE SERVICES Brothers explains salary controls  Operating expenses of most  of British Columbia's school  boards would double within six  years if the boards were allowed to continue increasing their  annual budgets as they have in  the past few years, according  to Education Minister Donald  Brothers.  Mr. Brothers, speaking in the  legislature on second reading  of Bill No. 3, An Act to Amend  the Public Schools Act, "told  the house that if recent trends  were allowed to continue the  HARVEY FUNERAL 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  __  SUNSHINE COAST CREDIT UNION  WHARF STREET, SECHELT  Phone 885-9551  NOW AVAILABLE-  ALL PURPOSE DEPOSIT ACCOUNT  FULL pHEQUEING PRIVILEGES ��� Cheques 150 each  is only service charge. Cheques pre-sold  DEPOSITS AND WITHDRAWALS AT ANY TIME ��� No  service charge for deposits or counter withdrawals.  INTEREST PAID AT 5% PER ANNUM on minimum  quarterly balance of $100 or more. Calculated and  credited quarterly.  JOIN NOW ��� Any resident of the Sunshine Coast  is eligible for membership. CALL TODAY!  OFFICE HOURS ��� TUEs! to SAT ��� 10 am. to 4 pm.  SUNSHINE COAST CRfDIT UNION  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  ANNUAL MEETING  LAST CALL  Saturday, March 25,8:00 p.m.  Legion Hall, Sechelt  DINNER 7:00 p.m. TICKETS LIMITED  Phone Now to order yours ��� $3.00 per person  DANCING ��� After the meeting  DOOR PRIZES  Use Your Vote ��� Attend your Annual Meeting  JOIN IN THE FUN AT DINNER AND DANCE  costs of education, health arid  . welfare would be higher than  the   total   provincial   revenue  by? 1980.  "The concern over the alarming increase in education costs  is by no means confined to  British Columbia ��� it exists  in every other jurisdiction in  Canada and throughout the  United States," Mr. Brothers  stated. "In Canada, even the  rich provinces * of Alberta and  Ontario have serious difficulty  financing education and are  applying severe spending restrictions," he said.  The proposed amendments to  the Public Schools Act would  give taxpayers a voice at the  local level in whether or not  teachers in their districts  are  to be given salary increases beyond a figure set annually by  the provincial government and  whether or not their districts  can over-expend their basic education programs by more than  ���eight  percent,  in the  case  of  ithe large districts, and 10 percent   in   the   case   of   smaller  ones.  Speaking on these amendments, the minister said that  teachers' salaries represent  about 70 percent of school district operating costs. Since the  public is strongly demanding  that education costs be restrained, s o ni e modification  must obviously be used with  respect to teachers' salaries.  "Unless controls are placed  upon the rapidly rising costs  ,of education, the taxpayer will  revolt, and it could occur in  our province (as it has occurr.  red in a number of states in  the United States) that our  educational program will come  to a complete halt because the  cost of education will have  bankrupted the ability of the  taxpayer to pay these enormous costs. This amendment is  necessary, therefore, to bring  these controls about, and to  ensure that our educational  programs can continue each  year," the minister said.  On the subject of teacher,  tenure, Mr. Brothers drew to  the attention of the house that  for some years school boards  have thought that existing procedures were so cumbersome "  as to make it virtually impossible to discharge an inefficient  or incompetent teacher.  The subject was referred to  the select standing committee  on social welfare and education during the 1971 legislative  session . and many interested  educational groups ��� trustees,  teachers, principals, superinten  dents, the P.T.A. and others  appeared to make their views  known to the committee. Repeatedly, these groups emphasized that the problem was getting rid of teachers whose competency was in question, rather  than with some teacher who  may have committed a specific  misdeed.  The committee made a series of recommendations, most  of which have been adopted in  BAIT  & FISHING TACKLE  NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.  886-9303 Gibsons  VIIIIIIIVT THINK  TE1CHERS SEED UMMIE RIGHTS?  HEAR  B.C. TEACHERS FEDERATION PRESIDENT  ADAM ROBERTSON  SPEAK ON  BILL 3  Thursday March 23,1972 - 4:00 p.m.  SECHELT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL  the proposed amendments. It  recommended that there should  be a clear cut division between  dismissal for cause, and dismissal for incompetency. The  first, would be a specific matter which could arise suddenly. The second would involve  the need for professional judgment and would obviously be  considered over a period of  time.  Mr. Brothers said that among  the regulations proposed when  the new legislation is in effect  is that the district superintendent and principal must be consulted before a teacher is placed on probation \>ut. that once  a teacher is on probation,*' his  appointment may be cancelled  en 30 days' written notice if  his work does not improve.  Mr. Brothers tabled the draft  of the proposed regulations  which, he said, followed almost  entirely the recommendations  of the select standing committee.  Beautiful B.C.  forges ahead  Paid subscribers to the provincial : government's quarterly  Beautiful British Columbia magazine numbered 205,047 on  February 15, Hon. W. K. Kiernan, minister of travel industry, announces. A year earlier  paid subscribers numbered  181,963 .  With the addition of newsstand sales the total paid circulation of the magazine exceeds 250,000 for each issue,  or more than one million readers per year.  Statistics compiled by magazine business manager Gordon  Levy show that in Canada British Columbia leads in the number of subscribers with 48,060.  Ontario is next with 19,443 and  the total for all of Canada,  .which includes subscribers in  all provinces arid territories,  is 90,472]  Total number of subscribers  in the United States is 38,352.  California leads the list with  11,939 and every state and the  District of ���Columbia has subscribers. The number, of subscribers overseas is 76,223 with  Britain having, 52,088. Subscribers in more than 70 other  countries also receive Beautiful British Columbia magazine,  which began publishing in 1959  emZY^/s/' AA/&  fSf*  OF 7W& M&AJTWV  wmssssA  SUNNYCREST MOTOR HOTEL, Gibsons      j  *. v ami-ounces .���:���-'".*'..        .    ���;    ��� ���    %  COFIBSHOPIW J  WEEKDAYS ��� 7.30 a.m; to 10;% a.m.- 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  g  SUNDAYS ��� 9 aari. to-1 '-ip^.:;;:'5'-:p__-i.>-to'-8:30v'p.__.'--.      |f  FOR  BEST ACCOMODATION; FOOD AND  SERVICE  g  "The Sunnycrest" ��  ''��� ��� _ ���': x 886^^20' ' ','": I  Your Travel Agei-t Gl'''-A. MicNicholl If  3_fl_B_  ���<X      .-I  INTR0DUCING:  Sour Dough Bread  Old Country tight Rye  OPEN MONDAY  SUNNYCREST PLAZA  BELTED LIGHT TRUCK GLASS GUARDS  THE NEW LIGHT TRUCK TIRE FROM GOODYEAR.  NYLON AND FIBREGLASS BELTED.  078x15 (670x15) 6 ply Reg. _>/'$_12.50  1.78x15 (700x15) 6 ply Reg. 2/S135.50  F78x16 (650x16) 6 ply Reg. 2/$117.40  L78x16 (750x16) 6 ply Reg. 2/$ 184.90  SALE  2*,r$87-80  SALE  SALE  SALE  2 or $99.80  2i$9S.S0-  2 or $12^.80  THESE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE SPECIALS WE HAVE.  INQUIRIES WELCOME  INTERESTED IN RADIALS?  Remember we are a franchisee! deafer for B.F. Goodrich Lifesaver  and T-A Radials with the necessary equipment for installation  and balancing  Ph. 886-STOO  MON. - SAT ��� 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  FRIDAY EVENINGS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY  WHOLESALE - RETAIL  CHARGEX SUNSHINE  SCOU'S SCRAP BOOK  By R. J. SCOTT  WANT SOMETHING DONE?  You'll  find  the  help  you  need  in the Directory  ACCOUNTANTS   W. PHILIP GORDON  CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT  Room 208, Harris Block -  Gibsons  Ph. Bus. 886-2714; Res. 886-7567  APPLIANCE REPAIRS  Guaranteed Repairs  Fast Service  WASHERS, DRYERS, RANGES  RADIO, TELEVISION, STEREO  TRAIL BAY ENTERPRISES  Nickerson Road, Box 578, Sechelt  885-9318  Carry in^cairry out service on  small applian-ces', toasters, irons,  frypans, portable heaitemsi, h'aair  dryers, mix maisteffvs, vacuums,  e*c.  AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES  STEAMCLEANING  UNDERCOATING  SIMONIZING  BSLEMONT EQUIPMENT  SERVICES LTD.  Phone 886:2784  NEED TIRES?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on  Highway 101  Phone 886-27QO  BANKS  ROYAL BANK OF CANADA  GIBSONS Branch ��� Ph. 886-2201  SECHELT Branch ���Ph. 885-2201  HOURS  Gibsons: Mon. - Tho.ns.  10 a.in_. - 3 p.m.  Fri., 10 a.*m. - 6 p.m.  Automate Thurs. 10 - 3, 4 - 5:30  Sechelt: Tues. - Thurs.  1*0 aJm. - 3 p._h.  Fri., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Sat., 10 a*.(m. - 3 p.m.  BOATS, ACCESORBES  CUFFS BOATS  & ACCESSORIES LTD.  BOAT  SALES  Pleasure and Commercial  FISHING SUPPLIES  CLIFF OLSEN  |    Ph. 885-9832 ��� Res. 885-9400  Benner Block Box 324  Sechelt Sechelt  BUILDING SUPPLIES  TWIN CREEK LUMBK  & BUILDING SUPPLIES Ltd.  Everything for your building  needs  Free Estimates  Gibsons Sechelt  886-2291-2 885-2288-9  1 & H SWANSON LTD.  READY-MIX CONCRETE  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations  Office in Benner Block  885-9666, Box 172, Sechelt, B.C.  BULLDOZING, BACKHOE  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations ��� Drainage  Waterlines, etc.  Ph. 886-9579, Roberts Creek  CABINET MAKING  ELECTRICIANS  <_��.  PTOMETRIST  SIC0TTE BULLDOZING Lfd.  * LAND CLEARING  * ROAD BUILDING  * CRANE and GRADER  SERVICE  Phone 886-2357  SHOAL DEVE0PMENT LTD.  Sand & Gravel  Fill Hauling  Backhoe Work  Light Bulldozing  Phone 886-2830  Evenings ��� 886-2891  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  HARDWOOD SmC3AI__STS  Custom Designed Furniture  Kitchen and Bathroom  Cabinetry  Remodelling  R. BIRKIN  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  Phone 88-6-2551  CHAIN SAWS  SEOtELT CHAIN SAW CENTRE  LTD.  SALES & SERVICE  Chain Saws ��� Outboards  Boats ��� Marine Supplies  Sechelt 885-9626  CONSTRUCTION  PAUL'S MASONRY  IF STONE IS THE GAME  PAUL IS THE NAME  Also  Fireplaces and Bar-B-Q  Phone 886-2809  A. SIMPKINS  BRICKLAYING  Box 517, Sechelt  Phone 885-2132  Phone, 7:00 to 7:30 a.m. 885-2132  DUBE CONSTRUCTION  GENERAL BUILDING  and Repair Work  Specializing in Cabinet  and Finishing Work  All Work Guaranteed  Phone 886-2019  STUCCO  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRY  GAMBIER CONSTRUCTION  FRANK FRITSCH  886-9505, Box 522, G_bsons  G&WDRYWALL  Experienced Drywall  Acoustic & Textured Ceilings  FREE ESTIMATES  FAST SERVICE  Phone 884-5315  V. MARTEDDU  GENERAL CONTRACTING  or framing only  Remodelling, Finishing  All work guaranteed .  If you want to try me  Phone VICTOR, 886-2865  R.R. 2, Gibsons  ROBERTS CR5K DRY WALL  Taping and Filling by hand  and Machine  Spraytex Sparkle Ceilings  Free Estimates at any time  GOOD SERVICE  Phone 886-7193  M/T CONSTRUCTION  liKMSW  GENERAL &  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  On the Sunshine Coast  Mike Thomas ��� 886-7495  Write Box 709,  Gibsons, B.C.  ROOFING & FLOORING  CALL STAN HILSTAD  about your roofing or flooring  needs  Gower Pt. Rd. Ph. 886-2923  CLEANERS  1 HR  COIN-OP DRYCLEANERS  SAVES TIME & MONEY  Sunnycrest Plaza  next to Royal Bank  8862231  DISPOSAL SERVICES   SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES LTD.  Fort Mellon to Ole's Cove  886-2938 885-9973  Call us for your disposal needs  when renovating  or spring cleaning  Containers available  ACTON ELECTRIC LTD.  RESIDENTIAL  INDUSTRIAL  MARINE WIRING  ELECTRIC HEAT  LINEWORK  886-7244  SIM flECTWC ltd.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  FUELS & HEATING  CANADIAN PROPANE  Serving the Sunshine Coasts  with reliable and economical  Cooking, Heating and Hot Water  FREE ESTIMATES  Box 684, Sechelt '���  Phone 885-2360  PARKINSONS HEATING Lfd.  . Gibsons-  ESSO OIL FURNACE  No Down Payment ��� Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  For Free Estimates call 886-2728  REZANS0FF HEATING  Box 497, Gibsons  OIL & GAS  HEATING SYSTEMS  Financing Available  Phone 886-7254  IRON WORK  PENINSUU  ORNAMENTAL IRON  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  Jfalaron Jfarnt  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 Lfd.  Machine Shop  Arc & Acty Welding  Steel Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  Phone 886-7721      .  Res. 886-9956  MOVING & STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFB. Lf d.  Household Moving & Storage  Complete Packing  Packing  Materials for Sale  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone 886-2664 - R.R. 1, Gibsons  NURSERY          MACK'S NURSERY  Sunshine Coast Highway  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  Phone 886-2684  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPC_NTMENTS  886-2248  PLUMBING  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R.R. 1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-3116  PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  On Seohelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES & SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  SEASIDE PLUMBING  &  HOT WATER HEATING  886r7017 Gibsons  REFRIGERATION  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION &  MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Haxbour  Used  Refrigerators   for  Sale  Phone 886-2231  From 9 a.in. to 5:30 p.m.  Res. 886-9949  RETAIL STORES  C & S  HARDWARE  &  APPLIANCES  Sechelt ��� 885-9713  EATON'S BUY-LINE  .CALL 88&7515  Gibsons B.C.  Power Tools  for all your needs  2nd band items of all kinds  THE RENTAL SHOP'S  Second Hand Sfore  885-2848 anytime  SURVEYORS  LAND SURVEYING  ROY & WAGENAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Roibson 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 TRAILS. PARK  1 Mile West of Gibsons, Hiway  Laundromat  Extra Large Lots  and Recreation Area  ParkMke Setting  Phone, 886-9826  TRANSFERS  SUNSHINE TRANSPORT Lfd.  Serving the Sunshine Coast  General Freight from  Vancouver to all points  Heavy Hauling  Furniture Moving  Warehouse:   Gibsons  886-2172  T.V. & RADIO  SUNSHINE COAST T.V. SALES  & SERVICE LTD.  Admiral ��� Electrohome  and ZENITH Dealers  Gordon Oliver ��� Ed Nicholson  In the heart of downtown Sechelt  Box 799, Sechelt 885-9816  Closed on Mondays  "WHAT BIRD  BUILDS HEtfS $)K  FEET LONq ���?  <��E ^lAH-f ORIOLE  Of SOU-fH AMERICA.  pO*1   FIRES IF-TKEY ARE Hof ENOUQK OFlEr*  PRODUCE RAIN AMD "THUNDER $-fORM-> "THAT POf  OU-f-THE Fl RE-fHA-f PRODUCED-fKEM.  Point of law  (By a Practicing Lawyer  Earlier articles have dealt  with the advisability of compromising and settling legal  disputes if at all possible without the necessity of a trial.  This article deals with the opposite and rarer situation  where one person gave up too  easily.  Q. My daughter and son-in-  law have separated. They had  two chidren and he insisted on  taking one child (the boy) and  left her the daughter. She says  she objected but he went to  the most expensive lawyer in  town who never loses a case  and there was nothing she  could do. Now she is grieving  over it. Doesn't the mother get  custody of the children? What  if one of the parties is guilty  of adultery or cruelty?  A. No one who knows anything about court cases would  deny that it is desirable to have  expert counsel represent one  at a trial. Thus far, your daughter is correct but beyond this  she is quite wrong.  People engaged in legal disr  putes who give up the fight ber  fore the final battle, that is, ithe  trial, often use your daughter's  argument as an excuse. Ninety  percent.of lawyers are perfectly competent to handle this  type of. case. If they can't, they  will frankly say that they do  not handle these matters but  they can usually recommend  someone who does.  There is no such thing as a  Copyright)  lawyer who never loses a case.  This is a saying sometimes applied to the prosecutor in a  criminal case which has been  discussed in another article but  your daughter's type of dispute  is a civil case.  Even assuming your son-in-  law's lawyer to have been the  most competent counsel available, she would have been infinitely better off to have engaged any lawyer and fought  the matter out in court. The  fathers' lawyer would have  probably given up before the  trial anyhow ��� as the mother  has the law on her side.  Yes ��� the mother usually  obtains custody ��� assuming  she was not cruel to the child  or abandoned him. The welfare  of the child is the court's prime  consideration. If the wife committed adultery, this would  have little, if any, bearing on  the matter, assuming she was  not leading a life of depravity  or gross immorality. Similarly,  the issue of cruelty between  husband and wife, and who was  cruel to who, when and under  what circumstances or provocation usually has little bearing on the question of custody.  She can apply tp the courts'at  any time for an order granting custody of the boy to her  but the longer she leaves it,  the more difficult it will become. It would appear your  daughter does not want to fight  over it, for reasons best known  to herself.  Cancer research helps young  One hopeful aspect of particular interest to young people:  cancer research is demonstrating how some forms of cancer can be prevented,   t  The more that is learned  about causes and events leading to the occurrence of cancer in humans, the more will  be known about means of prevention.  It is clear, however, that effective prevention is a life-long  program which must start  when we are young. You can  decrease the cancer hazard to  yourself, your family, and ultimately to all members of the  community, if you practice  these seven safeguards:  For everyone:  TYPEWRITER REPAIRS  TYPEWRITER REPAIRS  & SERVICE  Agent for Hermes Typewriters  Phone 886-2728  R. D. THOMAS & CO.  UPHOLSTERY  & UPHOLSTERY  WW  MFG.  Custom Boat & Car Tops  Furniture ��� Car, truck & boat  seats,, etc.  FREE ESTIMATES  Samples shown on request  AI_L WORK GUARANTEED  WE STOCK FOAM  Bill Weinhandl  886-7310 886-98-9  Have a regular medical  check-up.  Don't smoke cigarettes.  Have your dentist check for  unusual conditions.  Arrange with your doctor for  a  bowel examination.  Avoid excessive exposure to  sunlight.  For women:  Practice regular breast self-  examination.  Have a regular Pap test.  Pamphlets and information  about cancer can be obtained  by writing to: B.C. and Yukon  Division, Canadian Cancer Society, 896 West Eighth Ave.,  Vancouver 9, B.C.  Hostel grant  The Interior Hostel Association, formed at a meeting of  hostel groups in British Columbia last September, is to  receive a grant of $4,000 for  organization costs it was announced by the Hon. Gerard  Pelletier, secretary of state, in  Ottawa.  The association was formed  after discussion with departmental officials who reviewed  the summer 1971 hostel program. Representatives at the  conference came from 10 interior British Columbia communities.  The Interior Hostel Association aims to promote hostels  throughout British Columbia,  facilitate information exchange  between hostel groups and to  act as a public relations agency. BOWLING  In Court  Young bowlers surprise  E & M BOWLADROME  High scores for the week:  Bonnie McConnell 724 (361),  Dunstan Campbell 827   (311).  Ladies: Pat Verhulst 674  270), Carol Kurucz 627, Marybelle Holland 621 (237), Betty  Inglis 240.  Gibsons A: Carol McGivern  625, Bill' McGivern 702 (261),  Dan Knowles 666, Don MacKay  679, Mel de los Santos 637  (267), Vic Marteddu 621 (260),  Pat Edwards 225, Dunstan  CampbeU 827 (296, 311), Sheila  Campbell 245, Mary Benyon  230, Joe Todd 242, Beiva Hauka 251, Ron Evans 633 (253),  Ken Swallow 616.  Teachers: Ed Gill 655 (255),  Bonnie McConnell 724 (361),  Art Holden 673, Mickey Jay  643 (286); Joan Quarry 255, Pat  Chenier 624 (280), Frank Nevens 617, Judy Day 230, Fred  Swanson 299, Dan Weinhandl  675, Brian Bennett 634.  Wed., 9 p-m. Bill Edney 617,  (252), Gwen Havies 238, Alice  Odermatt 258, Jim Leith 263,  Tedde Benson 705   (306), Jim  Drummond 620, Ray Chamberlin 686 (261), Vivian Chamberlin 244, Wally Langdale 646  (258), Don MacKay 609 (268),  Lou Biggeman 658 (255), Dot  Wright 671 (238).  Thurs. Nite: Gene Turenne  (254), Orbita de los Santos 624  Reg Carnaby 686 (268), Art  Holden 617 (253), Mavis Stanley 716 (239, 257), Dan Robinson 719 (2(80), Hugh Inglis 654  (255), Evelyn Prest 630, Buzz  Graham 824 (257, 266), Jean  Jorgenson 241.  0-A.P. (2 games): Beiva  ���Hauka 371 (235), Mac MacLaren 457 (245, 212).  Bantams (2 games): Cathy  Star 359 (194), Mark Weinhandl 285, Bruce Brannan 294  (159), Jim McEwen 284 (178).  Juniors: Elin Vedoy 537 (206)  Lisa Kampmann 504 (187), Kevin Prokopenko 622 (236), Scot  vin Prokopenko 632 (236),  Scott Forsyth 252, Gerry Mc-  Connel 239, John Volen 613.  Seven persons under the age  of 19 years charged for being  in possession of liquor were  each fined $25.  James.. Derek Setchfield,  charged as a minor in a licensed premises was fined $50.  Billie Lee McConnell, causing a disturbance by fighting  in the Peninsula Hotel was  fined $200.  Howard    Martin    Bldndeau,;  Sechelt, charged with impair-  ed driving, was fined $300 and  prohibited    from    driving    in  Canada for six months.  James Edward Taylor of Gibsons, charged with impaired  driving, .was fined $300 and  prohibited from driving in Can  ada for six months.!  Patrick Brian Murphy, Gibsons, charged with possession  of marijuana, was fined $100.  Also charged with possession  of stolen property, Muprphy  entered a plea of guilty and  was remanded until April 11  for a pre-sentence report.  Last Saturday 24 Gibsons  Junior boys and girls bowlers  journeyed to West Vancouver  for a tournament. The young  bowlers enjoyed themselves,  gained a great deal of experience, and combatted the best  of a field of 100 bowlers from  which the West Van teams  were picked.  The Gibsons gang went out  to win and they did. The boys  team won over West Vancou-  SOCCER  Division 7  Chessmen 0  Kenmac Bombers 2  Division 5 & 6  P.H. Roughriders 0  Co-op Cougars 9  Roberts Creek 4  Res. Braves 8  Caledonians 2  Ken's Vikings 1  ver, the West Vancouver team  won from Gibsons girls; in sin  gles a Gibsons girl beat the  West Van girl and a Gibsons  boy defeated the West Van boy  single. The Gibsonites showed  what can. be done with one  year  of teaching.  West  Van-  .  couver teams had the benefit  of a professional coach.  Thanks go to the parents  who volunteered transportation. People of Gibsons should  be proud of their young bowlers, Mike Prokopenko, their  coach, says. Powell River will  come down to Gibsons Sunday,  March 26 to see what it can do  % against the Gibsons youthful  bowlers.  PLYWOOD NOTHING NEW  You're wrong, says the B;C.  Forest Service, if you think plywood is something relatively  new. It dates back to early  Egyptian times and was used iby  Pharoah'-r artisans as* early as  1500 B.C. for decorative purposes.  Annual prizes  for weeklies  MacMillan Bloedel Limited is  again offering, for the tenth  year, journalism awards for  ���writers on British Columbia  weekly and semi-weekly newspapers. V  Editorial material relating to  industry, business or public affairs, may be submitted as an  entry. This includes single articles, features, editorials, news  stories, or columns, or a series  of any of the "foregoing. '  The first award is $500; and  the second award is $250; and  awards of $100 will be made in  cases where the panel of independent judges recommend  an honorable mention.  The entries_ must be editorial material which was published in a B.C. weekly or semi  weekly newspaper during the  12 months ending July 31, 1972.  Up to three entries may be  submitted by any one person.  MEATS  HAMBURGER  BEEF SAUSAGE  SIDE BACON  END CUTS  3 lb.  1 lb.  1 lb.  59c  PRODUCE  LETTUCE  ONIONS  LOCAL No. 1  ORANGES  No. 138  2 heads  lb.  8 lbs.  39'  9*  $1.00  (  ._ .   ��� M  Stase Wise Gbasis Sfecist  CHIP DIP  Garlic, Blue Cheese, Dill Pickle, Onion  KRAFT, 8 oz. JF  Reg. 530��� 3h/C ea.  PINEAPPLE!  SWEET TREAT 19 oz.  Sliced or Crushed   _j   for 4> I  KLEENEX TISSUES  ASSORTED COLORS  2 ply ________  4 for OVC  HEINZ GRAVY  10 oz., Mushroom  Beef, Chicken   4 ���r 79c  Phone 886-2522   /CO-OP  Gibsons

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