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 3rovin cial Li brary ��  Victoria,  B.C.  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 836-2622  Volume 25  Number 4SS, August 2, 1972  lOcTper copy  VISITORS  New furore over location of highway  Where to Stay  COZY COURT MOTEL  Ph.  885-9314  Inlet Ave; Sechelt  PENINSULA HOTEL  About 4 miles from Langdale  on   Sunshine   Coast   Highway  Ph. 886-2472  BONNIEBROOK CAMP  & TRAILER PARK  GOWER  POINT  Live a holiday by the Sea  Modern facilities in a rural  atmosphere  886-2887  'ROSEMERF GUEST HOUSE  Gibsons  Bed and" Breakfast  Reasonable  Day or Week rate  Adults Only  Phone 886-7146  Where to Eat  ''y-iy^iS^x^y  MOTEL ���������-_.-��� RESTCRANT  Full Dining Facilities  TAKE OUT ��� CATERING -  Sunshine Coast Highway  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-9815  PENINSULA DRIVE-IN  & DINING ROOM  Dine and Dance every Sat.  SECHELT.���r Ph_^85-2311  BEN'S TAKE OUT DRIVE-IN  Sunshine Coast Highway  Across from High School  Breakfast ��� 6 a.m. - 11 a.m.  4      Phone 886-7828  The push anid! pull of forces  interested in the location of  :a highway to handle traffic  ���from Langdale ihas entered another phase with the pull forces holding the upper hand,  seemingly.  While nothing definite has  been said officially where the  highway will be located, a  growing feel-ng points) to the  new highway being placed in  ���the original location, about  1,000 yards north of the present higihway instead of Route  C, in vicinity of the B.C. Hydro  line.  This situation was revealed  at last Thursday night's monthly meeting of the Regional Dis-,  trict board when the planning  commission of Area E through  which the proposed highway  will run, sought clarification  of some recent events. ' -'.  However the board dad not  feel an* the' mood1 for a discussion on what was termed rumors only ,and turned down  the effort.  The discussion was brought  to an end when Director Mayor Ben Lang and Director  Frank West moved a motion  :tihat a letter be sent to the  highways director of locations  asking, whether a specific reply on whether a decision had  been made-on the loca'tion of  the highway. Also that the director of locations' would be  . advised that vthe ���board's position and recommendations in  regard, to location Route G  (Hydro  area)   are  unchanged.  (Late Monday Chairman  Harry Almond decided a delegation .of four or wiore wipuldrK  - arrange fpr~ an "intie_view^a:te"  with Victoria highways,; department officials next week.  The chairman and Director J.  H. Tyner along with representatives of Area E planning  commission '.''���will be invited as  well.)  The vital parts in the letter  read to the board from Area E  planning commission, seeking  clarification,   follows:  "W. have written to Mrs.  DaWson in the hope that she  will take the wishes . of her  constituents into consideration.!  We also ask the Regional District board to obtain some ad-:  dtitiona'l explanation from one  of their own directors Why  duly passed resolutions can be  upset that easily by some off  hand .-negotia .loins behind' the  backs erf everyone.  "Past experience has shoWn  that occasionally statements by  the   mayor   should   be   taken  with   some  reservation.   HoW-  ever,   this  issue   is   much   too  grave to be taken lightly. Qur  people here take an extremely',\  dim view and strongly protest ���  ���that   our   directors   can   play  fast   and   loose  with " lawfully  passed resolutions of "the vot-,  ers   and   their   representatives  to. bestow some rewards secretly to their favorites.  "The mayor's visits to Victoria in company of some of  the people who are reported as  having gone with him leave  some doubt about the propriety and should be clarified.  "|W_ think we are entitled' to  some open and full answers  for the . benefit of all people  vitally concrened:  "1. In their discussions did  Mayor Peterson and his party  restrict themselves to the cutoffs only or did they go to Victoria with the intent to secretly re-open the total location,  although they were .all fully  aware that the matter wias resolved and >the highways department had agreed.', on route  C?  "'2*. If Mayor Peterson reopened the -whole location* ques  tion behind the back of the Region, did he do so on his own  initiative or -was he authorized  by a resolution of council?  "3. If the mayor was authorized, by council, wlhen was  the resolution passed?_ Was it  Hon.  Ron Basford,  minister ^ small electrical appliances,  of state for urban affairs, arid^     Sechet,   Klahoose   and   Sli-  Paul   St.   Pierre    M_P. ."Coast',i . ammon  bands   are   along  the  CWltebt-n,    and   parU___ientar_4^ Sunshine Coast and the Katzie  secretary   to  ttie  secretary  of i is in the northerly interior.  Food Supplies   Nursery school  plans to re-open  BBJNIFS SUPERMARKET LTD.  Open 7 days a week  9 a.ni. to 10 p.m.  -Sechelt Ph 885-9414  SECHELT FAMILY MART LTD.  Opposite BUS Depot  GROCERIES ���RECORDS  -TAPES :..���������:,���'..���.  Open   7 days a Week  y 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.  .- /:p'iWiUGHr-'iipaitt:,..-.'.-  Sunnycrest ��� Gibsons  886���2827 -���Show starts 6 pjn.  TIDES  SPONSORED BY  MARINE MEN'S WEAR  Aug        LT       T       HT  T  2               4.4   0600    11.9  1305  ;     10.3    1720    14.4  2310  3               3.5    0700    12.5  1440  11.3    1840    14.1  2355  4               2.9    0800    13.3  1555  11.8   2015     5                                    13.8  0055  2.3    0900    13.9  1655  11.7    2135  6                                    13.6  0210  1.9    1000    14.3  1750  ���11.4    2240  7                                      13.6  0320  1.8    0950    14.6  1830  10.8   2330  8                                    13.7  0425  1.9    1135    14.8  1905  9             10.1    0025s   13.6  0520  2.4    1220   ;14.9  1935  All times Daylight Saving;  MARINE MWS WEAR  1585 Marine Drive, Gibsons  Open every weekday  and until 9 p.m. Friday  Jack and Jill Nursery school  thanks all people who helped  with the nursery float and fish  ing pond during Sea Cavalcade  this year.  Jack and Jill will be starting  again this fall going-into their  fourth year, contributing an-*-  other good school to this community, a co-operative school  run and organized' by parents  of the three and four year old  children. This year there will  be a new teacher to help our  children learn and function  better in the years ahead.  The co-operative parents  who will serve as the executive will be: Diane Strom,  president';,Karen Archery vice-  president; Mary-Ellen Turner,  secretary.: Phyllis Gurney,  treasurer; Pat Muryn, enrollment;, Heidi Lambert, parent  education; Vicki Allen, equipment, and Janine Larsen, publicity.  Parents desiring to . enroll  children for this year's term  should' phone 886-2767. .  IOOF SMORGASBORD  Sister Margaret Wise, a past  noble grand of Odd Fellows  Lodge 82, now living in Vancouver, attended' the annual  smorgasbord supper, accompanied by her daughter Gail  and son Donald, at the home  ���of Odd Fellow members Mr.  and Mrs. Harry Letter in Sechelt.   -  The annual event was attended this year by 42 mem- .  bers in the garden of the Leiter home with soft music accompanying ithe delightful  smorgasbord.  state for external affairs have  announced approval of 0eritrar  Mortgage and Housing Corporation loans to four British Columbia Indian bands to assist  the transportation and relocation of 120 housing units at the  Canadian Forces Base, Ladner.  ,yr- Federal loans totalling_$592,;f  fs590 Jtaave.been' approved for  9the _mdertakihgi to-four Indjian  Band ^Housing Authorities^;*so  they can relocate the horries on  the Sechelt,; Katzie, * Klahoose  and Sliammpn Indian -rieserves.  All of .the l-bans are for a period of 25 years at ah interest  rate of 7% percent./  Each band wall be receiving  an appropriation of - $10,000  from the department of Indian  affairs and northern development, whiich together with the  band's own funds will make  up the equity required..  Houses to be relocated are  a mixture of two, three and  four bedroom units and include bungalows, two-storey  and semi-detached 'types.  This assistance is being provided under a section of . the  National Housing Act whereby loans are available to house  low-income Canadians'.  St. Pierre, who had pressed  for the 'transfer of the homes  to Indian bands over the past  several months, said many of  the homes will come equipped  With stoves, refrigerators  and  It is expected the first of the  homes will reach Sechelt area  in three ' weeks. Foundations  are being prepared to receive  these imported homes.  CPL. ERIC DANDY  replacing Cpl.- Lou Biggeman  in charge of Gibsons detachment of the RCMP. Cpl. Dandy has been with the force 15  years, is married and; has a  daughter attending school in  grade eight. He comes to Gibsons from Blue River where he  Was stationed for some time.  ���..'���''���     *  Public cool over planning  The general public is apathetic to planning, E. R. Cuylits, planning director of the  Regional board said in his July  report  to' the  board   meeting  last 'week.  Reporting on public participation m planning he said that  at meetings interesting and.  valid, pointe are made concerning future development but  generally the public is apathe  tic to planning. A request dn  newspapers last winter for  comments regarding planning  resulted in no replies.  Mr. Cuylits reported he has  attended meetings of various  advisory groups, the Roberts  Creek Community Association,  Secret Cove people.and1 trustee's of Garden Bay Waterworks for discussion: of various  ���issues relating to planning and  development of the area.  Tenders regarded too high  Tenders were opened Friday  in the Municipal Hall for the  Sunshine Coast Kiwanis Village  construction.  There were two tenders, one  from Westwood Contractors of  Vancouver at $304,276 and the  other from Gaines (Construction of Gibsons for $280,286.  Both tenders were considerably higher than the amount  allowed by the provincial government and Central Mortgage  and Housing administration.  The tenders were passed to  Arne Petzhold, the architect,  for study and he* will recommend to the Kiwanis the next  step  they should  take  passed in open meeting and  was a record kept? If so, what  does the record show?  "4. If council passed a res--"  olution, did council have the  authority to pass such a resolution on a matter -which is  ���outside their jurisdiction as  location C is entirely outside  the boundaries of the village?  "5. Did all persons Who  went with the mayor on his  ���trips to Victoria, hold elected  or appointed office with the  municipality, were they under  formal contract as consultants?  If any person not so qualified  went with the mayor, did this  person take part or was present in the discussions with any  minister or official about highway location or cut-offs? If so,  what was this person's interest  or involvement?  "The actions of Mayor Peterson and his group in this whole  affair have led to much speculation and rumor as to the  motives of these people. We  call upon Mr. Peterson for his  stand on .this matter as we  have never had more than passive emotional excuses for his  support of route A.  "On behalf of the ratepayers  -we represent and whose welfare and aspirations is our sole  concern we ask the board to  make every effort dn putting a  stop to all these secret deals  and apparent 'conflict of interest' situations."  The above letter, complete,  was also sent to Hon. Dan  Campbell with the accompanying note:  ���'Dear Sir: Enclosed is a copy  of a letter submitted:^fcq ; ttie  Sunshine Coast Regional District seeking clarification of  Some actions taken by the  mayor of Gibsons.  "As some of these actions  ���would seem to contravene the  Municipal Act, we wish to  present this letter for your information pending an explanation of these matters.  ���Area E Planning Commission,  Sunshine Coast  Regional  District.  R. Derby, President.  James Gurney, secretary.  (At Tuesday night's Gibsons  council meeting Mayor Walter  Peterson said a lot of false,  statements Were made at this  meeting in, referring to the  value of the watershed to the  village. He added that other  statements were also incorrect.  As regards trips to Victoria,  the mayor said there was nothing secret about the one trip  that was made. Aid. Charles  Mandelkau wondered about  what responsibility the protestors had to the village or  even in the Regional District.'  A recapitulation of events  .going back to June follows so  readers can have some understanding of the course of events:  A special meeting of the Regional board was held Thurs..  May 11, at which the board  voted for Route C with Mayors  Peterson and Lang voting  against, along with Director  Hubert Slade who maintained  he did not know what it was ���  all about.  In a letter to a private, individual early in June the  chief property negotiator for  the highways* department  Wrote that "we are shortly to  meet with various authorities  concerned and it is hoped by  the end of June to know where  the route will finally go. It appears quite probably that your  property will not be affected."  (Later deveopments reversed  that and the property is now  affected.)  The highways department  was informed of this. Replying  the department wrote back  in late June that in view of the  Regional board's recommenda  tion for Route C "we shall arrange to meet with the municipality (Gibsons) to discuss  the project so that design can  proceed."  The letter urged the land  owner to check again about  July 1.  In the meantime Mayor' Peterson . - according to reports,  with others not on the municipal council, visi'ted Victoria  officials.  Next a special meeting was  called July 11 by Dick Derby,  chairman of Regional Area E  planning commission from  which by letter, Mrs. Dawson  was told' that "It is with the  greatest astonishment we now  receive new reports that Mayor Peterson and his group recently took two trips to Victoria not to discuss the proposed cutoffs -with the highways department, but allegedly obtained from you an assurance that the highway will  not be located Where the Regional District at the behest of  the people requested at to be  and where the highways department agreed to locate it."  Mrs.' Dawfeon's reply follows.  (Continued on Page 10)   ,  drain costs  A department of highways  request- for Gibsons municipality to pay half the cost of  the storm drains on the"> bigh-  iwe^'ini ifrp/nt^i -of {vElp^initone  school drew: comment 5 from  Mayor Walter Peterson that a  previous arrangement w|ais for  the department to lay the drain  and the municipality to. con-  ' struct sidewalks over them.  The mayor argued the village could not afford to pay for  the sidewaOks and half the  drain cost. Budget allotment  did. not cover such expense.  Six weeks ago Hon. Isabel  Dawson reported to the Coast  News that the work would be  done at a cost of $8,000 with a  sharing of the cost split $4,00a  by the municipality and $4,000  by the department. The subject was tabled for further  enquiries.  Gibsons TOPS branch 578  wrote council to cancel its  use of the municipal wharf  during the big fish derby.  Mayor Peterson decided; that  there would be enough, people  around who would need some  food service and if they want  to have a booth on the bank  premises council would be  happy to see it. The desire to  give up its chance was due to  a misunderstanding. Gibsons  Athletic Association Will 'have  a concession on the wharf as  well .as the Kiwanis club.  Council received a five year  lease from the provincial lands  branch covering the almost  five acres of parkland close to  Twilight Theatre. Council was  informed one month ago it was  to obtain the land for its use.  The lease can be renewed at  the end of each five year period. Aid. Winston Robinson'  promoted the idea of a committee to explore uses of the  land. The mayor agreed.  Complaints over lack of park  ing space in the village drew  from the mayor that due to  the attitude of the< public there  was little council could do.  The matter came out wthen a  complaint arose over heavy  CBC Beachcomber traffic.  29 CRIB HAND  Young Dennis Hostland . of  North Road, playing crib with  his grandfather came up with  a 29 hand. He had two other  scores of 24 and 20.  ONLY 10 DAYS left for KtwoMs Senior Citizens Boat Draw 2     Coast News, Aug. 2|, 1972.  An East erp arty  (By ERIC THOMSON)  Subscription Rates: British Columbia, $4.00 per year, $2.25 foi  six months; Eastern Canada $5.00 per year; United States am  foreign, $8.50 per year.  Published Wednesdays at Gibsons, B.C.  Fred Cruice, Editor and Publisher.  Second Class Mail registration number 0794. Return postage  guaranteed.  Phone 886-2622        P.O. Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  Peterson's Highway?  Last Thursday night's meeting of the Regional board had  before at a letter from Regional Area E planning commission,  protesting actions of Mayor Walter Peterson of Gibsons in Victoria claiming he wants the highways department to revert 'to  the original traffic route A from Langdale, skirting the top part  of the village between Reid Road and the present Sunshine  Coast Highway.  The letter containing the allegation '(See Page One) was  read throughout and when it came Cime for discussion, Chairman Harry Almond decided that as the! letter was largely rumor he promptly sought a motion to seek further information.  This appeared startling in effect because there have been  times when the board has debated considerably on a subject  which did not have any more factual inforimation than did the  issue before it. HoWever the board decided to te_-ni_nate discussion so that was that.  In 'this particular instance we have two mayors on the  board, Mayor Peterson and Ben Lang of Sechelt, who (have been  continuously opposed to Route C (the Hydro line route). Their  main contention as expressed at the meeting was that the Regional board had the same chance to get maps of the original  Route A as did Mayor Peterson. However this can hardly be  called basic fact because the Regional Board's first intimation  of the proposed road was when the highways department presented it with ah accomplished fact, a map; of the proposed  route. Before that time, the boardi had tried, unsuccessfully to  obtain information about what was going on.  This, occurred one year ago. At that time there was considerable alarm among residents in that area, over the breakdown  of a community area which was the best available land on  which to build henries. The road would! run right through it  tying in With Russell Road at the western end. A public meeting protested in no uncertain terms about the location. This  meeting was to have been a session with a few people involved,  in the actual site of the road1 HoWever it wlas changed to an  open meeting, moved from the naimicipal hall owing to the size  of the crowd and carried on in the Health (Centre hall, with .80  people present.  Following this petitions were broadcast as far as Pender  Harbour and something like 1,500 names were obtained opposing  Route A.  Recent developments gave those people some hope that  Route C would be the choice. There were indications of progress  in this direction. HoWever towards the end' of July this hope  appeared to be blasted This appeared to be obvious in the letter to the board from the Area E planning commission as the  result of. Mayor Peterson's trips to Victoria.  The battle involves the municipaliiy of Gibsons and the  Reglional board of which Mayors Peterson and Lang are members with votes which allow them, to oppose Regional problems yet the Regional board must keep its hands off Gibsons.  This vote system is complicated and has never been used.  IWhile the argument over the location of the highway has  been going on, the Coast News, like all good newspapers, has  given both sides the sight to express themselves in its news  pages. Opponents of Route A have taken advantage of this but  Mayor Peterson has avoided giving reasons, beyond isolated  remarks, leaving the public without clearcut knowledge of the  mayor's objectives. ' ,  The news columns still remain wide open to both sides and  if the mayor desires to offer a definite outline covering his reasons for wanting Route A, our columns are wide open to hirn.  In assessing the situation one should also refer to the minutes of the July 18 Gibsons council meeting which passed, the  motion "Moved by Aid. Mandelkau, seconded by Aid. Hume  that a letter be sent to the departmen of highways requesting  the date they wi1! be starting the relocation of Highway 101 and  a copy be sent to the Hon. Isabel Dawson."'  5-10-20 years ago  FIVE YEARS AGO  F. A. Reyburn from Burnaby was selected out of 82  applicants for the Regional  board post oi building inspector.  Gibsons council chooses the  Dayton report for a water supply from Chapman Creek rather than the Bullock report  using Langdale Creek as a  base supply. \  July "weather provided four  days with rain totalling 1.37  inahes and a high temperature  of 82 with a mean average of  62.  10 YEARS AGO  Gibsons and Area Pollution  organization asks the provincial government to form district garbage and disposal service.  Fire completely destroys  Roberts Creek, Elementary  School. The loss was estimated,  at $60,000.  15 YEARS AGO  Airport donations are such  that Elphinstone Aero Club  members feel certain enough  will be raised for its share of  costs.  A crowfd of 400 persons  watched jalopy races Sunday  at a track in West Sechelt.  The first beer and ���wine license 'to serve with meals for  this area was granted the Calypso cafe at Sechelt.  20 YEARS AGO  Plans to clean up Sechelt's  Hackett Park have been organized by the board' of trade  with Mickey Coe in charge.  Gibsons Kinsmen club received a 70 ft. covered table  from Union Steamships Ltd.  to place in Kinsmen Park.  Port Mellon people complain  the construction of the road to  . Port Mellon is being achieved  at an exasperatingly slow pace.  On Easter Sunday, a year  ago, early in the morning, I  m'et Tricia on Savary ibeach.  We had become acquainted the  previous summer, and _n the  course of our present conversation Tricia admitted to having a problem. I offered my  professional assistance, and- she  told me that she had been born  on Easter Sunday, "but it  moved round a bit." That  morning she was six, but ber  birthday was to be honored in  Nortth Vancouver on the day  of the month, the 16th-  I told her that my son and I  had for years had wond'erful  Easter Sundays at Savary, and  that next Easter Sundlay we  would have a Savary. birthday  party for her. This produced  imanediate, happy and surprising results. She went up over  ���the bank and returned with a  chocolate egg in one hand, and  a miniature bottle of De-war's-  Scotch whisky in the other,  and 'the next day her mother  told me that Tricda wouldi like  to Wave me for a grandfather,  and that is what I 'am.  The long w_nter months  passed and Easter 1972 beckoned to Savary. Very adequate  provision had been made for  Tricia's seventh birthday, but  Rabbit's friends and relations  got wind of these, and decided  to get in on the dieal. So it hap  pened that on Good Friday  morning Willie appeared at  Hopkins, with wife Wendy, son  Glen, daughter Laura, dog  Sheeba, and Siamese cat, Kit-  ���ten-kitten, and in another car,  daughter Robbin and her Husband!' Keviin, and on their car  one of ithose rubber boats of  the type that Lord Ranulph.  used to run the Fraser canyons.  Willies' Volkswagen bus was  filled 'to the roof, and dfc made  a full load for the water taxi  to "the near end of the island  where _he is3)and truck awaited  uis. Wie had left Kevin a^^L  Robbin to inflate their rubber  boat, and shortly after we got  to the house, they appeared  round Indian Point at a rate  of knots, safe amd sound.  There had] been no vandalism during the -woriter, but  there were quite a feW tall,  ���thin 'trees broken off half .way  up, the possible explanation  being that they got ; loaded  with snow, which got wet and  froze, then' came a windJStorm.  The benign fai-rues Who Have  Savary in their care had done  ���their part, for the light, water  and fridge clicked on as if they  had been turned off the night  before.  It had been a rainy trip up, ?  but by the time we reached the  house,  the usual blue hole in ,  the Savary sky had opened for  us,  and lit was soon  dry and ;  windy.    Next    morning   there ?  was a windstorm, which made  if difficult to get out  of the  'house, but inside It was warm  sand    coanfortabie.    It    looked  bleak for:Easter Sunday, but  iSundlay morning was just perfect,   sunny,   Windless,   and  a  sea whiich  only B.C.  can  display.  So we had Tricia's party in  the afternoon. We had spoken  to her paren'ts, but it was a  surprise" for that little lady.  There was the Irish cake, suitably adorned with candles, and  a luscious array of goodltes  from Grandma Thomson. Ti.-  cia's moither, not exactly aware  of the extent of the preparations, brought a tall, dark cho- ���  oolate cake, - knowing the ad-i  dictions of Willie and myself, f  ' Tricia has a talent for making pictures, and during our  two years' relationship, I aim  occasionally favored with creations of her art, usually of a  small, , fair girl and a large  black dog, done with crayons  on wrapping paper. I commis-  siionJed Wendy, my daughter-  iri-llaw, to get Tricda the proper  equipment for smarting a young  arftjstt in -the right path.  Wendy, who is knowledgeable dn these matters, her mother   having, taught   painting  and her sister one of our artists i  went over to Vancouver ito the  largest artists' supply house in  the city, and landed there on a  . quiet morning, when there was  not much doing, and explained  the purpose of her visit., The  principalis and staff entered  into the spirit of the thing, and  Wendy came away with a large  flat carton, with just everything in paints, paper, pastels  and so forth' heeded, and one  salesman- ��� added two extra  brushes, as Tricia has two brothers. (Wendy obviously got a  lot for the .money, and maybe  it Was ��� excellent public relations.  Shortly after the end of the  party, Willie went along the  shore to cult loose a big tree  which had fallen across a  neighbor's roof, and I went  with ___m. As we passed in  front of Tricia's cottage we  found her on the front verandah, busy with her new equipment, making a picture of the  waiterfront, with a setting sun,  a little blonde and a black animal, which she said was a rabbit. I have re_ent_y received  this work, signed by the artist.  Long ago, as a small boy in  Beacon Hill park, in Victoria*,  I used to wlalteh Emily Carr at  work, but never got anything  signed by her, but this time, I  may be in on the ground floor.  The nexlt day, like the Sunday, was perfect, and invited,  the household to go visiting,  and it so happened, that I was  left   to   baby-sit   my   grand-  |-laugher Laura, aged 2% years.  ���We got along famously and in  course of our i^ispection of the  house we'oame across a basket, full of shells, toys, marine  curiosities, inoliiding a small  dried star-fish. LplTa, as she  calls herself, shouted "Toys!"  and dumped the basket on the  rug in front of (the chesterfield  on Which I was sittanig, Then  she went to *he front veran-.  dah, and made a noise like a  imiiniiiiirtiititminwi  THE  UMSOCRED  MIKE BLANEY  YOUR PROVINCIAL  LIBERAL CANDIDATE  sea-guHl. It w^s no talk that I  imderstood, but Tricda, on her  verandah next door got the  message, and appeared at once,  and 'there -were the two little  ladies p_ayi_ng with the co__--  tents of the basket at my feet.  I had never ridden herd on  two youngsters before, and we  got on fine,  and presently it  was eleven o'clock, and, re-  -memiberintg how Pooh felt at  that time in the morning, we  had a smackerel. I have had  a fair share of good fortune,  but I never thought that it  would include being adoptive  grandfaitber not to one, but to  two beautiful little girls, but  how lucky can you get?  +0+0+0+0+0+0+0+^+0+0+0+0+0+0+0+0+tr^r++*+0+0+0+0+0+0+0+0+0+0+0+0+0+0+r'm^+0  N. Richard McKibbin  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SEERVICE  PHONE 886-2062 GIBSONS, B.C.  FRANK E. DECKER   dos  OPTOMETRIST  For Afppointment                          ,  Bal Block  886-2248  Gibsons  ���    .  Every Wednesday  $300 to $1100 off  ON  LOW  MILEAGE  MESSAGE FOR TRUCKERS  We'll Beat Your Best Price on  Vz, % tons, _ x 4, Econolines  mmittts fop m  Phone Collect ��� Micky Coe  wiimwiM��������-��������������*._*  POLLUTION CONTROL ACT  TAKE NOTICE THAT, pursuant to Section 14 of the Pollution Control Act,  1967, the Director of Pollution Control will hold a Public Inquiry commencing 9:30 a.m. on Monday, April 30, 1973, in the Newcombe Auditorium, Victoria, British Columbia.  The Inquiry is being held to consider the technical aspects bearing upon  the control of discharges to water and/or land and/or air originating from  Municipalities or other sources where wastes such as domestic sewage or  refuse are involved. It is intended to determine the measures which must  be adopted by dischargers of such \yastes to satisfactorily ensure pollution  will not be caused in accordance with the Pollution Control Act, 1967.  As provided in the Act, the Director will determine his own procedures  for'the Inquiry and this may require the giving of additional evident  under oath by anyone who has made a submission in accordance with  this Notice. Only evidence relevant to the Inquiry and falling within the  intent of the Pollution Control Act, 1967, may be presented at the Inquiry.  An Information Sheet elaborating upon the terms of reference and procedures to assist interested parties in the preparation and submission of  briefs for the Inquiry is available upon request from the undersigned.  THE DIRECTOR OF POLLUTION CONTROL BRANCH  WATER RESOURCES SERVICE  PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS  VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA  W, N. Venables, P. Eng.  Director Pollution Control Branch  Dated:  July 14,1972  DEPARTMENT OF LANDS, FORESTS, AND WATER RESOURCES  WATER RESOURCES SERVICE  POLLUTION CONTROL BRANCH, VICTORIA, B.C. 727 waterfalls in Canada  (By JOHN de BONDT)  There are 727 -waterfalls- in  Canada, according to a list  compiled by the Canadian Gov-  ���ernmeht Travel Bureau. More  than a third ��� 2_!8 to be exact ��� are dn' the province of  Ontario.  The most famous of all, of  course, is Niagara Falls, and  the list contains two: Niagara  Faffls at lat. 43 deg. 05''- long.  79 deg. 04', "and Horseshoe  Falls one longitudinal minute  away .at 79 deg. 05''. Altogether  there are four Horseshoe Fa_ls  in Canada: two in Ontario, one  in Alberta and one in British  [���������una iiinnn  THE  UNSOCRED  MIKE BLANEY  YOUR PROVINCIAL  LIBERAL CANDIDATE  WATER SKIS  & SKI TOW ROPES  NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.  886-9303 Gibsons  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES  NOTIONS, etc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE  TO ALL MAKES  FABRIC HOUSE  Marine Drive  Gibsons 886-7525  Coluimbia.  The Horseshoe Falls at Niagara is 162 feet high ��� a mere  trickle compared to Delia Falls  in British Columbia,. which  m'easuireis 1,443 Sfeet and is  Canada's highest.  Naturally, mountainous British Columbia bag /the highest  waterfalls. H*ui_len Falls at 1300  feet and Takakkaw Falls at  1,248 feet easily out-fa_l all  falls in other provinces Of Canada.    ..:......���'.  The waterfall on the back of  the Canadian five-do__ar bill is  Otter Falls in the Yukon, but  according to the Travel Bureau list it is really only a rapid.  Canada has several Great,  Grand, Big, Little and Lower  Falls, one Bad one and even  a Bloody one. There are  Square Falls and Crooked Falls  Burnt, Broken and Bagged  Falls, Winding; Fall Is and several Revertsfiing Falls. There  are Silver, "White, Brown and  VermMion Falls, Glassy Falls,,  Crystal Falls, Gravel, Granite  and Marble Falls, Iron Falls  and Wood Falls.  There are Singing Falls,  Talking Falls, Laughing and  Howling Falls in Canaida. The  province of Quebec has both  the Chute Devil and the Chute  du Diable, and British Columbia has the Angels' Staircase  Falls as well as the Lord Wa-  teiifiaQi. Girls' names* abound,  from Alexandria to Virginia,  and family names include  Jonete Falls, Smith Falls, and  Schwartzenback Falls. Two  provinces, British Columbia  and Manitoba, have Seven Sisters Falls, and both British Co-  iumbia and Ontario have Bridal Veil Falls.  Ontario has a natural monti-  SATURDAY AUG 5  IHE INTBtTAUINWr  Piua will be available  Pbone 886-2472 FOR RESERVATIONS  B.C. SALAD DAYS  ARE HERE!  A great salad calls for fresh, crispy salad greens - and  light now you can enjoy an abundant supply of our own  garden-fresh B.C. produce. Head lettuce, romain, endive  and other choice leafy greens . . . hothouse tomatoes  ... green onions ... radishes .. .cucumbers. Ready to  combine in your favorite salads throughout the warm  weather months ahead. Our great farming areas of the  Fraser Valley and Okanagan yield some of the finest  garden produce in North America - and the peak growing season is now underway. Take advantage of the  fresh, nourishing goodness of these fine foods today.  For a variety of delightful salad Ideas, write:  ^ B.C. FOOD INFORMATION  GOVERNMENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.  ment to bilii__;ua_ism called  Chute Falls and Manitoba has  what must be the meanest of  them, ail ��� Lower Conjuring  Falls.  Waterfalls named after animals include Bear, Beaver and  Bee Falls, Caribou Falls, Deer  Dog, Eagle, Elk, Frog, Goat,  Goose and Gopher Falls, Heron Falls, lion Fall's and Loon  Falls, . Magpie, Moose and-  Muskrat Falls, Otter, Panther,  Partridge, Pelican, Pigeon, Raven, (Salmon, Sea Gulll, Snake,  S'quir_-e., Stork, Sturgeon,  Trout, Turtle, iWblf, White-island Wildcat Falls.  There are Jam Falls and .  , Sugar Falls, Tea Falls and Kettle Falls. AQberta hals (Punch-  bowli Falls; British Columbia  has Brandy wine Falls; Ontario  has Whiskey Falls and Nova  Scotia Guzzle Falls. Perhaps  that's why there are 21 High  Falls in Canada!  Coast News, Aug. 2, 1972.      3  BOOK ON STANLEY PARK  Stanley Park, an Island in*  the City, the first major photographic essay on Vancouver's  famed park, has been published  by a B.C. publisher ��� November Housei  The photographer is Ralph  Bower of the Vancouver Sun,  who has specialized in taking  pictures in Stanley Park ever  since he joined the paper's photographic department in 1954.  The text is written by Sun feature writer Barry Broadfoot.  November House publisher  Mrs. Cherie Smith said she believed that a photographic essay on Stanley Park was long  overdue.  GOD PASSES BY  THE BAHA'I FAITH  Informal Discussion  Phone 886-2078  STRETCH YOUR DOLLAR  1  '-. =~.  AT  Ken de Vries  Floor Coverings Ltd.  1659  Sunshine Coast Highway  at Wyngaert Road, Gibsons  Phone 886-7112  CARPETS ���TILES ��� LINOLEUMS  CLOSED MONDAY ��� OPB* TUBS. THRU SAL  (9 to 5:30 ��� Fri., 9 to 9)  A WINNING ADVERTISEMENT  Students of secondary schools throughout British  Columbia were recently given the opportunity to express  their views on the abuse of drugs and alcohol. This was  done through an advertising contest sponsored by the  Provincial Government's Council on Drugs, Alcohol and  Tobacco. Below is the winning advertisement in the category of alcohol abuse, as selected by a student panel of  judges. A $1000 cash prize, for use by their school, Hugh  McRoberts Jr. Secondary School, Richmond, was received by. Heather Middlemass, Maury Peterman and  Christine Middlemass, the team whjch created the  advertisement. 4      Coast News, Aug. 2, 1972. ^QgK   WANTED   (COnffD  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  Deadline ��� Tuesday noon  5c a word, Tninimun. 75c  Subsequent Insertions Vt price  Box Numbers 25c  25c added for bookkeeping on  ads   not  paid one  week   after  Insertion.  Legal ads 25c per count line.  Subscription Rates:  B.C. ������ $4.00  USA and overseas $8.50  East. Canada $5.00  PHONE 886-26-32  "COMING EVENTS  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons, 886-2827  SEE THEATRE AD  ON PAGE 10  ENGAGEMENT  The engagement is announced  today of Joyce Gertrude McMillan, daughter of Mrs. Stuart Miurray Holmden of .New-  Westminster and the late Captain Holmden to Sandy Lamont, son of Mr. Robert Lamont of Coquitlam and the late  Mns. Lamont. The ��� wedding -  will take place on July 21 at  7:30 p.m. in Queens Avenue  United Church with the Rev.  A. M. Anderson officiating.  JOHN'S BULLDOZING  for   landscaping   and   clearing  lots and small odd jobs. Phone  885-9342.  Stone King Enterprises  M. Schneider & Sons Ltd.  Light Construction  Home Improvement  Sculpted Stone Fireplaces  etc.  Merv Schneider,  Box 14 Gibsons, B.C.  . Bus-Mess Machine  repairs.   Ph.  886-7111.  We provide a complete tree service for tile Sunshine Coast.  AM work insured and guaranteed to your satisfaction.  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES   885-2109   Do you require bookkeeping,  statements, balance sheets, and  personal income tax? Phone  886-9331.   NOTICE  For Latter Day Saints in this  area, phone 886-2546.   MISC FOR SAU  DEATHS  HAINING ��� Passed away on  July 22, 19721, Beatrice (Bea)  Haining of Gibsons. Survived  by her loving husband Jim, 2  sisters, Mrs. Pearl Anderson,  Robson, B.C.; and Mrs. Dorothy Muskett, Delta, B.C.; 3 brothers, Stanley Dans, Honeymoon Bay, B.C.; Elmer Dans,  Xamloops, and Tyrell Dans,  Robson; 1 aunt Miss Pearl  Cribben, Slocan Park, B.C.  Rev. J. Williamson conducted  the funeral service in the Harvey Funeral Home on Thursday, July 27. Cremation. In  lieu of flowers donations may  be made to the O.E.S. Cancer  Fund care of Mrs. Doris Drummond, Gibsons.  JOURES ��� Passed away in  Powell River on July 18, 1972  Andrew Joures, aged 93 years  Mr. Joures was born in England. He had lived in Gibsons  for over 50 years. Private funeral arrangements. Harvey  Funeral Home, directors.  PEDERSEN ��� On July 25,  1972, Mandius (Mike) Peder-  sen of Gibsons. Age 78 years,  ' Survived by his loving wife  Anne and many relatives in  Norway. Rev. J. W-lliafmson  conducted the service in the  Harvey Funeral Home on Saturday, July 29. Cremation.  CARD OF THANKS  Tor all, Thanks. We wish to  thank you all very much ���  was so nice to be remembered  in such a thoughtful way. The  kindness that you have shown  means mere than words can  say.  ���Art,  Phil Greggain.   I would like to thank all my  many Mends for their thought-  fulness and cards of sympathy during my bereavement in  the loss of my wife Bea. Also  the staff of St. Mary's Hospital  especially Nurse Horsanan and  Dr.  Inglis!  ���Jim Haining.  Complete set kitchen cabinets,  excellent condition, with stainless steel double sink and Arborite counter top; built in  Nutone fan,  $275. Phone 886-  2513.   1 owner 10' x 50' 2 bedroom  . Kit Sierra mobile home. Move  to your location and blocking  supplied. Financing available  $4,500. To see phone 886-2618.  Hollow body electric guitar.  Phone 886-7735.  1 .303 Enfield sports model $25  1 .22 Winchester Ceoey repeater $20; 1 baby safety gate  $3; 1 hostess chair, needs cov-  er,  cheap. Phone 886-2512.  Furniture, appliances and tools  to settle estate. Phone 886-9865.  Oil fired kitchen stove, two  space heaters. Emerson heater.  Gravity fired oil pump. Phone  886-2833.   BUCKERFIELD'S FEEDS  For Almost Every Need  at  WYNGAERT  ENTERPRISES   Gibsons, 886-9340  WYNGAERT'S  Your Original  Health Food Store  Vitamins ��� Pure Foods  Food Supplements  Unbleached flour, 25 lb. $2.59  Unprocessed Honey  Farm Fresh Eggs   Gibsons, 886-9340  Knight mobile home, 10',x 46'  2 bedrooms. For sale or rent.  Phone  886-7111.      ���_  QUALITY FARM SUPPLY  Good alfalfa $3.10 a bale, 95  lbs. Feed, fencing, fertilizer,  etc. Closed Sunday & Monday  Phone 886-7257  Pratt Rd.     _ _ Gibsons  PROPANE SALES & SERVICE  Winston Robinson   886-7226  Like new, 12' x 51' 2 bedroom  mobile home, all colored appliances. Phone after 5 p.an., 886-  7301.  LOST  Reward ��� Dappled grey ,-V_  Siamese female cat, named*  SSmokey, Port Mellon area. Ph.  884-5267.   Lost, female Calico cast, dark  colored. Goes by name of Tig-  ger. Phone 886-7894.   HELP WANTED   Loggers seeking employment,  transportation daily from Port  Mellon to camp and return. Interested parties Call Vancouver  Radio Telephone for McNab  Creek, or write Box 110, Port  Mellon, B.C. All enquiries at-  tention Tony Durelia.   WORK WANTED  Woman will do housework by  the hour or day. Phone 886-  7634.   Woman will do housework, by  the hour or day. Phone 886-  7246.  TRACTOR WORK  Posthole, auger  Plowing,  discing  and  grading  886-2398   OIL STOVES  Chimney  Sweeping  Cleaned and Serviced  Phone 886-2834 after 5 p.m._  Backhoe available for drainage  iitches, water lines, etc. Phone  886-9579.  NOTICE  SEAVIEW MARKET  Roberts Creek  Summer Store Hours  for July and August  Mon. to Fri. 9 a.m. (to 8 p.m.  Sat., 9. axm. to 6 _>Jt_.  Sun., 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  if rrs suits - rrs morgans  885-9330, Sechelt  FLOWERING SHRUBS *  EVERGREENS  PEAT MOSS &JLIME  CREEKSIDE  GREENHOUSES  Reed Rd., Gibsons,  886-2421  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Pb.  885-9713, Sechelt.    WANTED  Approximately 5 ton hand  winch for boat ramp. Ph. 886-  2887.     ,          '  Acreage, with or without small  house. Full details please to  Box 2069, Coast News.   Ms ~  COAL  Drumheller Lump  Drumheller Egg  Heatglow Briquettes  PRATT ROAD  AUTO WRECKERS  Phone 886-9535  BOATS FOR SAL.  16 ft. K & C Thermoglass, 80  hp: Merc elec start, mech.  steering, complete instr. panel, built in gas tank, full camper top, sleeperette seats. Like  new $2400 or near cash offer..  Phone 886-7595.  Beth Morris Yacht Sales Ltd.  617 Bidwell, Vancouver 5  Large selection of commercial  and   pleasure  boats   available.  Phone  637-6681.  Capt.  Martin  Higgs, Sales representative, at  886-7424.   MARINE  INSURANCE  PROBLEMS?  New insurance advice -  Re-insurance advice  Claims settled  Capt. W. Y. Higgs,  Marine Surveyor  Box 339, Gibsons  Phones 886-9546 or 885-9425  CARS. TRUCKS FOR SALE  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE   -__*���i��I]*  '64 Chevy II station wagon,  $450.  Phone  886-9865.   '69 Cortina 1800 cc, low mileage, $1400. Phone 886-2782..  1970 Datsun 1300 pickup, 23,-  000 miles, very good condition.  Radio, undercoated, extra heavy bumper trailer hitch. $1550  firm. Phone 886-7498.   1970 Datson 1300, 23,000 miles,  very good condition- Radio, undercoated, extra heavy bumper  trailer hitch. $1550 firm. Phone  886-7498.   PETS  Beautiful healthy pups given  'ree to good homes. Phone 886-  7887.   Moving away, need home for  8 month old 'male dog. Phone  886-7640.    _________  Two kittens free to good homes  Also available is the mother.  Good with Children. Ph. 886-  7097.   fORRENT   Near beach in Roberts Creek,  new 2 bedroom house. W to W  carpet, stove, fridge. Wired for  washer and dryer. Available  Sept. 1 till next July. Phone  886-2019 or 985-4767.  At Bonnie Brook Canip and  trailer park, 1 mobile home  site available Aug. 23 and  one 2 bedroom cottage. Ph.  886-2887.  Mobile home .space available.  Phone '886-9826.         WANTED TO RENT  Responsible couple requires 2  or 3 bedroom home between  Langdale and Sechelt. Phone  886-7402. ]  Two bedroom house in or near  ���Gilbsons. 3 adults. Ph. manag';-  er, 886-2833.   ���  ANNOUNCEMENTS  If you are concerned about  someone with a drinking problem call Al-Anon at 886-2343,  886-7325, 885-9409. Meetings St  Aidan's Hall, Wed., 8 p.m.  Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  885-9534, 886-99014 or 885-9327.  Gibsons meeting Monday, 8:30  p.m. in Gibsons Athletic hall.  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  Fibreglass, paint, rope, canvas  WALT NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.  Gibsons, 886-9303  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  EARN MONEY  IN SPARE TIME  Men or women to re-stock and  collect money frolm New Type  high quality coin-operated dispensers in your area. No selling. To qualiffy, must have car,  references, $1,000 to $3,000 cash  Seven to twelv* hours weekly  can net excellent income. More  full  time.   We  establish   your  route.  For  personal interview  write, including phone number.  B.V.   DISTRIBUTORS   LTD.  Dept. "A"  1117 Tecumseh Road, East  WINDSOR: 20,   Ontario.  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  Member of the Multiple Listing Service  SECHELT AGENCIES  Office ��� 885-2235  From Vancouver Toll Free ��� Zenith 2012  DAVIS BAY 2543.  Water view lot facing west, 'extending from Highway 101  to Greer Road at rear. The view cannot be spoiled. 66 x  187, level ground. Water and Hydro, easy access from rear.  Close to finest beach on the Coast. Financing possible on  - fuli price ct $5,9r>0.  CALL: BOB KENT, 885-9461 or PETER SMITH, 885-9463  eves.  DAVIS BAY 263i  Large view lot 70 x 149 located just steps to fine beach  and boat launching. Cleared with selective maples,  etc.  left, full price only $5500.  CALL: BOB KENT, 885-9461 or 885-2235.  HIGH VIEW - WATERFRONT LOTS DAVIS BAY ^7  Facing west. Owner stated' he will "rough in" road over  both lots to building area approximately halfway down  t!he lots, thence path to- beach. To be sold together as one  sale. Full price $28,000.  CALL: PETER SMITH, 885-9463 or DON HADDEN, 885-  9504 eves.  WEST SSCHELT WATERFRONT 2531  Completely, beautifully, renovated 3 bedroom waterfront  home with 60 feet beach facing soulth to Trail Islands. The  kitchen will delight the housewife, built for efficiency and  beauty. Fridge and freezer combination and electric range  with sale. Full price $2-9,50O, terms.  CALL PETER SMITH, 885-9463 eves.  SECHELT VILLAGE 2423  Deluxe home situated to view the waters of Sechel Inlet.  Large master bedroom with ensuite colored vanity plumbing. Two other bedroomls feature panelled walls and wall  to wall as well as foyer and living rodm*. Extensive ifirst  class Cres'twood cabinetry, all over (full cement basement.  F.P. $38,000.  CALL BOB KENT TO VIEW, 885-9461 or 885-2335.  WEST SECHELT - NICKERSOK ROAD  Large one bedroom cottage, with also large Ititchen-Mving,  area, plumbing in, water not provided., wells in area. All  basic furnishings with salfe. 150' frontage on 2 acres, nicely  wooded, land slopes to south and east. Full price $11,500  with $5,730 down, balance at 8Ms%, $100.89 per month.  CALL: PETER SMITH, 885-9463 ev^.  REDROOFFS WATERFRONT 2633  Want quiet, and seclusion ��� here it is on a 100 foot frontage let on the water, property well treed, the cottage not  visible from the road. Cottage completed outside, unfinished inside. Low investment summer use, or complete for  permanency. Asking all caish, total price $14,500, come and  see -  CALL: DON HADDEN, 885-9504 eves.  SECHELT 2586  Across from Civic Park with view of mountains. Central  location on Dolphin Street. Area of all new homes on water, hydro, phone, cable TM. Full price ony $5500.  CALL: BOB, 885-2235 or eves 885-9461  VILLAGE LOCATION S 2555  Beautifu 2 bedioo*m home with one bedrooim inlaw suite,  . self   contained    Colored   plumbing   throughout.   Electric  heating and fire place in. Living room. Lovely kitchen  . with separate dining area. Terms arraniged on full price  $32 500  CALL:' BOB KENT, 885-9461 or office 885-2235  SECHELT INVESTMENT ,2546  Older _ bedroom home showing good return. Rented year  round. Close to shops and school. Estimated' value of lot  only, is $6,000. Vendor-is considering an increase in listed  price of $10,900.50. Act now, try $5,900 down, balance will  be carried at $50. month, 7% interest!  CALL BOB KINT, eves 885-9461 or office 885-2235.  2611  WEST SECHELT  9 bedrooms ��� yes, 9 bedrooms on over ah acre of .view  property. Nicely landscaped with slate patio Shi back. Main  floor features: 3 bedrooms, four piece bath, fire place,  hardwood floors. Full bath in basement together with 6  bedrooms individually equipped with hand basins. Auito  - gas hot water heating throughout. Conveniently located  to swimming, fishing and boat lax_nc__ir_g. Requires $8,000  down payment on full price of $38,000. View by appointment only.  CALL: BOB KLNT, 885-2235 or eves 885-9461.    ;  mm POINT WATERFRONT *&*;  4 bedroom colonial style quality built home. Tastefully  designed for comfort:and convenience. You must view this  home to appreciate the care and attention that has been  given to both interior, and exterior to make this.a home  and not just a house. Situated on a quiet street with unex-i  celled view of sea, islands and mounains. Well landscaped  -grounds, easily maintained. Garage with -work area.  $48,000 full price, terms negotiable.  CALL: JACK WARN, 886-2581 eves or C. R. GATHERCOLE, 886-2785 eves.  ASK FOR OUR FREE CATALOGUE OF REAL ESTATE  Agencies Ltd.  Realty & Insurance  Seohelt office 885-223b       '  Box 128, Sechelt Phone 885-2235  Or Call Toll Free from the Greater Vancouver Area  Zenith 2012  (E.&O.E.)  ALL TYPES  OF INSURANCE  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone  886-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  YOU'RE INVITED!  HAWAII ANYONE?  JOIN THE SENIOR CITIZENS  THEY'RE LEAVING OCT. 6  Wed., August 2, Ladies Day at  the SjC. Golf & Country Club.  Wed., August 9, Directors meet  ing, 8 pjn., S.C. Golf & Country Club.  Wed., August 9, Ladies Day at  the S.C. Golf & Country Club.  Lge. lot with 'exceptional  view. All services available.  $6,500.  For those wanting a famiy  home in a rural setting w.e offer 1 ac. with fine "Rancher"  consisting 3 lge. bedrooms, spacious living room -with f replace  and W/W. Bright kitchen features counter-top range and  wall oven _n color. Utility, van  ity bath has enclosed 'tub. 'Attached carport and storage  room. Try your offer near  $25,000.  NEWLY LISTED: Near new  home consisting lge. L-shaped  living/dining room with fireplace and view windows. Famiy size kitchen, vanity bath.  Full basement features, completed rec. room. Lge. utility  area with washroom. Furnace  room and large "cold'V room.  Economical hot water heat.  Grounds attractively landscaped and fenced!. Matching garage. Imlmediate occupancy.  $29,500 and terms can be arranged to suit.  A  terrific   buy  in a  retirement   home   situated   on   attractively  landscaped lot. Has  to  be   seen  to   appreciate   at .  only $16,000.  ���Retiring? Be sure to see this  little 4 room gent. Good location. 2 bdrms., cab. kitchen and  charming living room with  fireplace. Attached carport w.  storage end. Full price only  $17,500 .term's too.  PROCRASTINATION IS  COSTLY: Let us show you this  Charming 5 room basement  home NOW. j Situated, on ,2  tastefully landscaped lots close  to beach etc. Access to large;  private sundeck-from spacious :  div/diri room. Roman tile fireplace. Bright cab. kitchen with  adjoining breakfast area. 2  lovely bedroclms feature large  closets. Completed rec room,  hobby room. Lge. airy storage  area. Utility and. toilet make up  the basemt. area and "has  ���ground level entrance. A-oil  heat. A real buy at only $31,-  500 and attractive terms are  offered.        ;. [        ���   EWART McMYNN REALTY  :      Phone 886-2248  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C.  Notary Public  Gibsons: 3 br. home; Large  L.R. wih unique f ireplece, D.R.  and well designed kitchen.  Handy to shoppng, schools and  theatre. Nearly Vz acre corner  lot. Home also has a one B.R.  self contained iurnishied suite.  Stove, fridge, freezer & drapes  are to remain with house. F.P.  $38,000 wth $15,000 down> Ah  excellent home w_th - revenue  also.   ���" -X >y.;-- yy-'-x ..'.���'  Mobile Home: Double size,  24 x 60J Twidi bedjroo-nis, two  baths. Largfe i living room and  dining room. Large family  room. Just buy a lot (we have  lots" of them) and settle in  s your own holme. This is a wonderful buy at only $15,500.  ''���-: Gibsons Village: Well estab-  ' lished, centrally located beauty  parlor. Fully equipped. An  ideal husband and wife operation. Please enquire for full  particulars.  Roberts Creek N Seeking seclusion? Comfortable, well  built 2 b.r. home on 2.60 ac. of  ligbty treed land, with sunny  southern outlook. Hydro and  phone available. Good. well.  This property is well priced at  the F.P. of $10,500 with $5,000  down and balance at only 8%.  Ron McSavaney, 886-9656  Vince Prewer, 886-9359  Wally Peterson, 886-2877  PROPERTY WANTB)  Would like to buy about 5 ac.  ���of 1 and, reasonable. Reply to  Occupant, 565 East 30th, Vancouver  10,  B.C. Open Bible school    Paul ST. PIERRE,  A vacation Bible school  started Monday in Gibsons  United Church Hall from 9:30  to 11:30- a.m., running until  August 11. This will be followed by a session at St-.. Bartholomew's Anglican Church until August 28.  Leaders in this Bible study  are Rick Roberts from Sudbury, Ont.; Golda White from  Seal Cove, Newfoundland; Terry White from Greenwood1,  N.S., and Steven Howard from  Montreal.  Miss Bee's Card and Gift  Shop is now open on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Wharf Road, Sechelt.  COAST  With every wage and price  increase, there is increased  pressure in Canada for government imposed wage and  price  controls.  We may be driven to this  desperate measure. If so, it  will be a sorry day for Canada and one we "will live to  long regret when a new and  immensely powerful bureaucracy descends upon the citizenry, ordering their lives and  poking into their private affairs to a degree which Canadians would accept only under  ���the extraordinary conditions of  war.  It seems to me that wage  and price controls cannot be  temporary. An experiment' of  Charles English Lfd,  REAL ESTATE & IKSURANCE  SUNNYCREST SHOPPING CENTRE  GIBSONS, B.C.       Ph. 886-2481  NOTARY PUBLIC ��� APPRAISALS  BIG LOT, BIG VIEW. LANGDALE, cleared, level, fruit  trees. View cannot be obstructed!. $6,500.  CHASTER ROAD ��� 3 bdrm'. family, home on 2-V_ acres,  full basement. Very spacious. F.P. $21,500.  WATERFRONT,., in Tuwanek. Big living room with FP,  two bedrooms, 900 sq. ft. in all. 80 ft. of shoreline in a bay  with rocky point. Secluded area. One year old. $26,750  FP. (MLS3-5629)  GRANTHAMS LANDING STORE, extra revenue from  rentals and P.O. Waterfront Hot.* Good set up for a busy  family, year round. Enquire for particulars.  COME IN AND PICK UP YOUR FREE BROCHURE  OF SUNSHINE COAST PROPERTIES  Jack White ��� 886-2935 Jay Visser  Ken Crosby ��� 886-2098  885-2300  PROPERTY FOR SALE  Gibsons '������ Family size new-  house for sale, with deck, carport, fireplace up anid down.  Walking ^ distance Ito schools  and  stores.  Phone  886-7336.  Langdale, split-level 4 bedroom  house, panoramic view, fireplace, carport. F.P. $24,000. Ph.  886-7896 or 886-7700.   Two large panoramic view lots.  Good spring water supply. Gow-  er Point. R. W. Vernon. 886-2887.  Pender Harbour waterfront lot,  sheltered, deep^very accessible  to water making it ideal for  year round wharf. Water, electricity and road. $17,500 cash.  886-7374 after 5:30 or write  Box 708, Gibsons.  3 view lots for sale by owner.  Phone 886-7009.  ROBERTS CREEK 'WATERFRONT ��� Unusual opportunity t*o purchase spotless older  type home on just under acre.  Lovely yard with fruit trees,  ^wonderful investment. For.  appt. to view, call Jan Ham-'  mell, 273-5793  or 273-3111.  MORTGAGES  1st & 2nd Mortgages  RESIDENTIAL  COMMERCIAL  RECREATIONAL  We handle all types of real estate   financing including  builders loans. Fast appraisal service  ACADIAN MORTGAGE  CORP. LTD.  2438 MARINE DRIVE  WEST VANCOUVER  Phone 926-3256  SUNSHINE COAST CREDIT UNION  Per Annum  COMPOUNDED QUARTERLY  ���������'������' '   OIsr   ;'  ONE YEAR TERM DEPOSITS  NetS$yrn to yai for one year  ':C;:V6.135%   ���"' '  SHE CURRENT COMPETITIVE 0FFB8  COMPARE  CALL  SUNSHINE COAST CREDIT UNION  Phone 885-9551  P.O.  BOX  375,  WHARF   STREET,   SECHELT  CHILCOTIN  a few months, a year or" even  two ytars, cannot serve to suppress wage and price increases. It merely delays them. Business and labor may be curbed  for the life of tfae control period, but both can look forward  to the magic date when controls cease and all the pent-up  pressures for more money are  again loosed.  nl this feeling fo fear and  distaste for wage and price  control, I had hardly expected  to find myself in the company  of one of the noteld conservatives of the United States, but  so it seems to be.  The following quotations are  from a speech of the late Republican Senator Robert A.  Taff of Taft-Hartley bill fame.  They were made during the  1950s.  "If we impose compulsory  arbitration, or if we give the  government power to fix wages at which men must work  for another year or for two  years to comie, I doi not see  how in the end-we can escape  a collective economy.  "If we give 'the government  power to fix wages, I do not  see how we can take from the  government the power to fix  prices; and if the government  fixes wages and prices, we  soon reach the point where all  industry is under government  control, and -finally there is a  complete socialization of our  economy.  "I feel yery strongly that so  far as possible we should avoid  any system which attempts to  give to the government this  power finally to fix 'thie wages  of any man.   ��� ' -  "Can we dos o constitutionally? Can we say to all the  people of the United States,  'You mus work at wages fixed  by the  government'?  "I think it is a long step  from freedom and a long step  from a free economy to give  the government such a right.  ���'-".. .Today people seem to .  think that all that is necessary  to do is to forbid, strikes, fix  wages, and compel men to  continue working, withput consideration of. the human anc^  constitutional problems involved in that process..."  Of course, if Senator Taft  were still alive and active in  the U.S. Senate today, it niight  be that hie would have been  driven o the conclusion that  such curbs upon freedom are  essential. Even as I and other  members of Canada's 28th Parliament may be so driven. But  one cannot escape the. ominous  tone of this American senator's words, or fail to wonder  how price and wage controls  would look in hJindsig-.t, two  or three years after their introduction^ "  ROYAL BANK  APPOINTMENT  Your Horoscope  Horoscope for the next week  By TRENT VARRO  ARIES - March 21 to April 20  This, is a time for self-analysis  Don't be too critical of yourself, nobody's perfect. You may  even feel that you have been  through all this before.  TAURUS - April 21 to May 20  The preceding paragraph for  Aries could also apply to you.  Think back to the years 1939-  40. What you did at that time,  will govern your actions now  This of course won't apply, if  you are under the age of 33.  GEMINI - May 21 to JUNE 20  The astrological picture is getting better and better, as the  weeks go by. A "change of  eiwironment" is very strongly  indicated in the general chart  for Gemini individuals.  CANCER-June 21 to July 21  There's quite an astrological  "storm" going on in the zodiac  surrounding the sign of Cancer.  Take things as quietly and  passively as you can. Things  should 'ease-up' greatly by  July 23rd.  LEO  - July 22 to August 21  Leo individuals should be having the "time of their lives"  right now. Of course there are  exceptions to this, mainly depending on your year of birth.  VIRGO-August 22 to Sept. 21  Nearly all Virgo persons are  noted for their persistent devotion to duty and quest for  knowledge. Doors are open  right now, for many startling  discoveries in science, medicine  and the arts.  LIBRA  -  Sept. 22 to Oct.  22  The next couple of week-si  could very well mark some  rather surprising and benefi-  G. A. McDEVITT  The Royal Bank of Canada  announces the appointment of  Mr. G. A. McDevitt as Manager of Gibsons Branch. Hie replaces Mr. B. D. Anderson who  has been transferred as manager of Houston Branch   .  Mr. McDevitt joined the  bank in July, 1962 at Richmond, No. 3 & (Park Roads  Branch and has since held various positions in branches  throughout British Columbia  as well as Elsa, Yukon Branch.  He comes to his new appointment from Vancouver, Main  and Hastings Branch where he  was the Senior Loans officer.  cial "new starts" for Libra.  What looks to be a rather insignificant event may turn into  something   "big!"  SCORPIO - Oct. 23 to Nov. 21  Legal matters of all kinds are  now under very favourable  aspect. However, don't get care  less and take things for granted. -Double check EVERYTHING before making major  decisions.  SAGITTARIUS Nov. 22 Dec 20  This should be a rather 'lucky'  period for Sagittarius.' Don't  confuse this with "gamblers  luck'-' as it involves much  more than mere dollars and  cents. Think constructively  and you will gain.  CAPRICORN - Dec. 21 Jan.19  The planets positions in the  zodiac indcate that you MIGHT  make a "wrong decision" at  this time. It would ibe far  wiser to bide your time and  defer decisions until the end of  the month.  Coast News, Aug. 2, 1972.  AQUARIUS - Jan. 20 - Feb. 18  Once again the astrological  chart for Aquarius this week  'ties in' with both Taurus and  Aries. The only difference being, is that you HAVE been  through this before! Your  wisdom is very keen!  PISCES - Feb. 19 to Mar. 20  Your solar chart now indicates  much activity. This may involve business, social or domestic affairs. At any rate you  stand to benefit greatly. Keep  calm, cool sensible!  (Copyright 1972 by Trent  Varro.   All   rights   reserved.)  CTJU-_--l-_*__-_- *>�������-_-��_�����-_-__���������_��__->___�� __I>��_4��_UM-_UIIE-W|_��_ ���!-__--  THE  UNSOCRED  MIKE BLANEY  YOUR PROVINCIAL  LIBERAL CANDIDATE  WW������_������_������_-��������.��������_-_----*-_---  DANCE  Roberts Creek Community Hall  AUGUST 4-9:00 pm-1:00 am.  Music for Listening and Dancing  by HOMEBREW  FULLY LICENSED ��� NO MINORS  Admission $1.50  Sponsored by Roberts Creek Legion  MEET THE...  UNSOCRED  His name is  Mike Blaney  He's  30 years of age  He's  Different  And He's your  PROVINCIAL  LIBERAL CANDIDATE  for Mackenzie Riding  (which includes the entire Sunshjne Coast)  He believes Ihe giveaway of our own natural resources is a ripoff  PENSIONS. ���' YOUTH ��� WE UNEMPLOYED ��� THE! SILENT MAJORITY  Mike Blaney will work to achieve their rights in British Columbia  REMEMBER THE NAME  BLANEY, Michael X  886-7436  "THE UNSOCRED"  886-7436 Church  _ i  August salads really taste best  For your printing Ph, 886-2622  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's  Rev. David H. P. Brown  Mc-JMarg service 11:15  Sunday School 11 a.m.  4th Sunday, 9 a.m. Communion  Breakfast  St. Aidan's  Sunday School, 10:30 a.m.  Morning Service 9:30  1st, 2nd & 5th Sundays  11:15 a.m., 4th Sunday  2:30 p.m.. 3rd Sunday  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 & 5th, Rev. D. Brown  2nd & 4th, Rev. J. WiUiamson  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  886-2158  Morning Worship, 9:30 a.m.  Sunday School 10:45 a.m.  Evening Fellowship, 7:00 p.m.  BETHEL BAPTIST  885-9668   '  Mermaid and irail, Sechelt  Sunday School, 10 a.m.  11:15 a.m.. Worship Service  Rev. J. E. Harris (Interim)  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member P.A.O.C.  Phone 886-7107  Highway and Martin Road  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Service 7:00 p.m.  Wed., Bible Study, 7:30 p.m.  Fri., Accent on Youth. 7:30 p_m.  Pastor G. W. Foster  CUD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sundays, 10 a.m. & 7:30 p.m.  Bible Study, Tues., 8 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  "In His Service ��� .  At Your Service  THE  UNSOCRED  MIKE BLANEY  YOUR PROVINCIAL  LIBERAL CANDIDATE  One of the /most suitable  months in which to make salads is August. Our fresh Canadian vegetables are coming to  us from nature's bountiful gardens and the selection of salad  ingredients is almost endless.  In head form, Iceberg leit- *  tuce is the most easily recognized, with its crisp, medium-  green outer leaves and paler  ones inside. Less familiar are  its cousins, Boston and Ro-  maine lettuce.  Boston lettuce has a loose  head with lieaves looking almost as if they had* been waxed. -Jomaine lettuce, a little  fancier still, has an elongated  head with straight, coarse, dark  green outer leaves and usually  inner ones that are paler and  thicker. I.eaf lettuce is -also a  cousin, although the leaves axe  not held in head form. The  leaves are fan-shaped, curled  and bright green in color.  Next   comes   curly   Endive,  which is sometimes known as  Chicory. It can be recognized  by the narrow, finieiy ���divided,  curly leaves clustered together  on a pale center. Take it easy  when adding this green to a  salad ��� it has a slightly bitter taste! Escatfole has broad,  ruffled leaves with thick .midribs, stretching out from a -well  bleached center.  One must not forget Spinach,  well known' with its dark  green, slightly crinkly leaves.  The tender leaves, with the  stems removed axe an. excellent addition to salad's because  of their different texture. *  To ensure that these salad  greens Stay fresh after purchase, care must be taken '-in  storing them. Rinse them well  in cold water, remove the core  from head lettuce and allow  the greens to drain well. Remove any wilted or discolored  leaves. Store in a tightly closed   -plastic   bag   or   container,  But some prefer good beefsteak  A beef steak is mighty fine  eating, any time, any place.  But when the steak is barbecued out-of-doors and comes  sizzling hot from the grill,  there is just nothing to compare with it.  It is more important, however, to choose the right cut of  meat for barbecuing, or else  you may be disappointed. The  tender steaks from the loin  and rib sections such as sirloin  porterhouse, wing, club and  rib give, the best results. Top  round is fine if cooked to rare  or medium doneness.  Count on one steak apiece  when you buy club, wing or T-  Bone. A porterhouse or sirloin  steak will serve several people,  for example a 2 inch sirloin  serves about 6. If you are unsure what to buy when looking for just the right steak to  barbecue, ask the meat man  for advice.  There's more to barbecuing  a steak than just placing it on  the grill over the coals. The  method of cooking, the distance from, the coals, cooking  time and the addition of sauces  will all affect the result you  get with that perfect steak  you have just purchased. .  The home economists, Agriculture Canada,  Ottawa have  _  llll{!i;VFI\i;iMLIIIim]ITII.  Serving the Sunshine Coast 24 hours a day  A Complete Funeral Service  at Moderate Cost  Memorial Services $235.00  No Membership Fees Required  including Cremation or Burial in local Cemetery  and transportation Chapel Service $25.00 extra  Phone 886-9551  PRE-ARRANGEMENTS MEMORY MARKERS  J. Roy Parkins Owner-Manager  the following recommendations  for barbecuing beef steaks,  based on recent testing. They  suggest using beef steaks at  least 1 inch thick for best  results. Snip the fat edge of the  meat to prevent curling during  cooking. Season the meat and  marinate it, if desired, before  placing it on the. grill. Barbecue the meat about 5 inches  from the coals and turn it only:  once during cooking .,  The  following   timetable   is '  only   a   guide.   Exact  cooking  times  may  vary  considerably  depending on the heat of the  fire,    air    temperature    aind   ;  breeze.  Cooking time - minutes per  side: 1 inch Rare 5-6 Medium  8-9 Well-done 10-13. V/2 inches  Rare 6-7 Medium 10-13 Well  Done 18-20; 2 inches Rare 10-13  Medium 20-25 Weil-Done 30-35  To check for doneness, make  a small cut in the meat, near  the bone or in the center of  meat.  Marinating me at does not  noticeably affect the tenderness of the steak. However it  does give the. meat added moist  ness and flavor. The following  marinade will marinate 2  pounds of meat.  MARINADE  % cup oil  y2 cup vinegar or lemon juice  % cup chopped onion  1 clove garlic, crushed  1 teaspoon salt  ���V4 teaspoon pepper  Y2 teaspoon dry mustard  2 tablespoons   Worcestershire  sauce  y2 teaspoon oregano  Combine in a jar and shake  well. Pour over meat and allow  to stand 1 hour, or refrigerate  overnight, turning occasionally  Makes about VA cups.  For additional information  on barbecuing write for the  free leaflet "Let's Barbecue^',  publication 1443 from Information Division, Agriculture  Canada, Ottawa, KIA OC7.  with paper towelling placed  in the bottom to absorb excess  moisture. Remove the towels  when they are completely saturated1.  To help^ celebrate Salad  Month in Canada, the home  economists, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, recommend using salad greens in attractive  salad bowls. A mixture of  greens, broken into pieces may  be served as an accompaniment to a casserole or meat, or  a variety of fealad ingredients  may be tossed together for an  appetizer.  SECHELT JEWELLERS  GUARANTEED  WATCH & JEWELRY  REPAIRS  885-2421  For Reai Esiaie on the  Gibsons ��� 886-2481  Sunshine Coast  K. CROSBY  CHARLES ENGLISH WD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  B.C. CORN  right now!  There isn't a sweeter vegetable treat than, corn-on-the-  cob.... and right now, our own fine quality B.C. corn is  at the peak of freshness and flavor. Garden-fresh corn  makes a tasty treat for the whole family - and it's so easy  to prepare: you simply boil, then serve with salt and  butler. This is also the season for other nutritious B.C.-  grown vegetables, including carrots and several varieties  of cabbage. To enhance the appeal of these fine foods,  we've prepared a new collection of recipes. It's yours  free by writing:  * ae. FOOD INFORMATION  GOVERNMENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.  PM SIH SKC1MHAR7-! (M  BUCK OWENS  No. of Tickets   Adult     Child  Date & Time of Show  Aug. 19  4:30 p.m. ��� 8 p.m. ���  Aug. 20  2 p.m. D     7 p.m. O  BURL IVES  /No. of Tickets   Adult    Child  Time of Show  3 p.m. D     8 p.m. ���  PAUL ANKA . ��� ���  No. of Tickets   Adult Child  Time of Show  3 p.m. ���     8 p.m. ���  SHIRLEY EIKHARD  No. of Tickets'  __ Adult   Child  Time of Show  3 p.m. D    8 p.m. D  VIKKI CARR  No. of Tickets   -Adult __ Child  Time of Show  3 p.m. ���    8 p.m. ���  BOBBY SHERMAN  No. of Tickets  ___ Adult     .Child  Time of Show  2 p.m. ���     7 p  .ra. D  SUSAN  ^TERRY  JACKS  and THE  POPPY  FAMILY  AUG. 28  POPPY FAMILY  No. of Tickets   Adult  __ Child  Time Of Show  3 p.m. D    8p.m._3  BOBBY DARIN  No. ol Tickets  __Adult  .Child  Time of Show  3 p.m. D    8 P-m> D  Major shows at budget prices! See these daily Star  Spectacular shows in the Pacific Coliseum at  adult advance sale prices of just $2.50, Including  grounds entry, children $1.00 plus grounds entry.  Holiday on Ice Revue���Adult advance sale prices  Include grounds entry. Children's tickets pay 25*  grounds entry.  Mark number of tickets wanted and showtime fn boxes above. Mall orders: Make cheque or  money order payable to Vancouver Ticket Centre. Enclose self-addressed envelope  with order. Mali with this ad to 630 Hamilton St, Vancouver 3, B.C.  U.S. customers please remit in Canadian funds.  KENNY  ROGERS  and THE  FRST  ED TION  AUG. 31  KENNY ROGERS  No. of Tickets  Adult Child  Time of Show  5 p.m. ���     8 p.m. ���  Name-  City or Town.  .Address.  -PhoneNo*..  .Office No_  ^PPNE  HOLIDAY  ON ICE  REVUE  SEPT. 1-4  HOLIDAY ON ICE  No. of Tickets   Adult Child  ��� $5.00          ��� $2.00  ��� $4.50          D $1.75  ��� D 53.50          D$1.25  .  Date & Time of Show  Sept. 1: 7:30 p.m. Q  Sept. 2:  2 p;m. ��� 7:30 p.m. Q  Sept. 3:  2 p.m. D 7:30 p.m. ���  Sept. 4:  2 p.m. ��� 7:30 p.m. Q Pender Harbor stresses need for clinic  A letter from Penjdler Harbour and District Ratepayers  Association, Madeira Park, to  Hon. Ralph R. Loffmark, Minister of Health Services and  Hospital Insurance, Victoria.  "Dear M'r. Loffmark: Ever  since 1968 this association ihas  been urging you to. establish a  properly equipped medical  clinic at Pender Harbour. Although you have shown interest' front, time to time a_w_ys  there seemed to be obstacles  in the way. When BCHIS told  us the financial situation did  not permit the construction of*  a clinic we offered to build  and equip the clinic - ourselves  provided BCHIS would operate it.  Then on Nov. 21, ������ 197.1, at a  special general meeting of the  Pender Harbour and District'  Ratepayers . association with  over 300 members and guests'  in attendance you did state  that you "would do everything  in your power to see that Pender Harbour got a medical  clinic. When, questioned regarding the type of structure  and e-quiptoent required for  such a clinic you made it clear  that the clinic would have to  ���be constructed to proper requirements and that it would  have to be completely equipped. You did indicate that you  would have to discuss the matter with the officials of BCHIS  and the Regional Hospital  /board. We know that to - date  you have not discussed this  matter with the Regdanal Hospital board.  On March 3, 1972, the press  reported that you had announced an the legislature the  formation of the Medical Man-  St. Pierre off  on China visit  Paul St. Pierre, MP. will  visit China in August. The  Coast Chiicotin member, who  is parliamentary secretary to  External A <f f a i r s Minister  Sharp, will be one of the offi-  cial party visiting Peking prior  to the opening of the Dig Canadian  trade- fair-  The invitation "to" External  Affairs Minister Sharp was extended by the Chinese foreign  ministry. Approximate dates  for the visit are August 11 to  August 24. The itinerary is not  yet known. The Canadians will  probably travel by Canadian  Armed Forces plane.  About 500 'Canadian business  mien, representing about 200  firms, will participate in the  Canadian trade fair at Peking,  which is expected to be the  largest solo fair sponsored by  any foreign country since the  formation of the Chinese -People's Republic.  CASH FOR GUNS  NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.    -  886-9303 Gibsons  NEVENS RADIO & TV  DEALER  FOR  PHILIPS  ZENITH  FLEETWOOD  ADMIRAL  SALES & SERVICE  To all Makes  Phone 886-2280  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES  NOTIONS, etc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE  TO ALL MAKES  FABRIC HOUSE  Marine Drive  Gibsons 886-7525  power Committee and asked  the members to meet wjith representatives of the Pender  Harbour and District Ratepayers Association at Madeira  Park. Although we -have repeatedly requested the secretary of the committee to arrange for this meeting it has  not been done.  On June 27, 1972, ,_he directors of this association greatly  concerned by the delay, wrote  to you restating the urgent  need of this clinic and asking  for a report of progress. Your  reply of July 6, 1972, in our  opindon, was extremely offen  sive when you merely stated  that you had received our letter and noted its contents. Also on June 27, 1972, we wrote  to the secretary of Medical  Manpower requesting an opportunity to discuss the matter -with themv They replied  that they had been instructed  to suspetmd their lefforts in this  matter as the department -was  carrying on discussions with a  Vancouver* doctor wiho was interested in establishing in Pender Harbour.  The Peninsula Times of July  5, 1972, reports an interview  you gaive them on the subject  of the proposed medical clinic  at Pender Harbour and you  are quoted ag having said that  there is no intention: of establishing a government doctor  and clinic and that the require-  mtnts of the clinic and its location wlilli be entirely at the  discretion of the doctor.  This being the case it appears that you have abandoned  the idea of the esta'bishment of  a properly constructed and  properly equipped medical  clinic at Pender Harbour. You  have turned this much needed  and vital facility over to private interests to be developed  as they see fit. To provide  what facility and equipment  they may choose ��� of operating it upon such days and  hours as they see fit ��� and to  close it down when it serves  their purpose.  Mr. Lciffmarik, we have devoted years of effort to having  a properly equipped, medical  clinic establisihed at Pender  Harbour and operated by BC  HIS. The Regional Hospital  board has also urged you to  establish such a clinic.  It is.evident from your press  interview that you have failed  us in 'this matter and that you  are playing politics with the  'lives of the people of the Pender Harbour and Egmont district.  Coast News, Aug. 2, 1972.      f  [We believe your behavior in  this instance is an outrage and  an abuse of your responsibility  at a (minister of the Crown. We  demand that you keep faith  with us and establish a properly constructed fully .quipped Medical Clinic.  ���Board of Directors,  Pender Harbour and District Ratepayers Assn.  THE  UNSOCRED  MIKE BLANEY  YOUR PROVINCIAL  LIBERAL CANDIDATE  ruimniwi  .iimnminni  RC. HYDRO  6%  PARITY  BONDS  the proven way for British Columbians  to build their family savings  --���������'r-"-"-r^m  SAFE  Unconditionally guaranteed by the Province of  British Columbia, B.C.  Hydro Parity Bonds are  always worth 100 cents  on the dollar.  FLEXIBLE  The bonds are cashable at  any time for the full purchase price.  REWARDING  You earn 6% annually,  and interest coupons can  be cashed every three  months.  Compare the advantages of this new Parity Bond issue and  you'll see that it's truly the best investment in British Columbia  today. You not only enjoy an excellent return with complete  safety ... . but you can also obtain the full amount of your  investment at any time, without penalty. B.C. Hydro Parity  Bonds are linked with the continuing development of our  hydroelectric resources - development which benefits our  entire province by fostering new industries and new jobs,  and by assuring low-cost power for people in every corner of  British Columbia. You can aid this vital activity - and gain a  greater sense of financial security - by purchasing B.C. Hydro  6% Parity Bonds. The proven investment  for British Columbians.  THE ISSUE: Purchases of this issue by an individual or company  are limited to $25,000.  DENOMINATIONS: Bearer bonds are available with coupons attached  in denominations of $100, $500, $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000.  REGISTRATION: Bonds of $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 can be fully registered.  INTEREST: Interest at the rate of 6% per annum will be paid on the  15th day of November, February, May and August during the  currency of the bond.  DATE OF ISSUE: August 15, 1972.  DATE OF MATURITY: August 15,1977.  REDEMPTION: British Columbia Hydro 6% Parity Development Bonds  can be redeemed at par value at any time at any bank in the  Province of British Columbia, or at any branch of British Columbia  Hydro's bankers throughout Canada.  ON SALE NOW AT BANKS,  TRUST COMPANIES AND INVESTMENT  DEALERS THROUGHOUT BRITISH COLUMBIA PNE features forestry show  The ibig Festival of Forestry  show, one of the top free attractions at th_ 1972 Pacific  National Exhibition, Aug. 19 -  Sept. 4, will 'be even bigger  this year with the North American Championships, plus  skilled loggers from many nations in the competitive side, of  the show.  MEN WANTED  CATTLE  AND  LIVESTOCK  BUYERS  We want men in this area.  Train to buy cattle, sheep  and hogs.  We will train qualified men  with some livestock experience. For local interview,  write today with your background. Include your full  address and phone number.  CATTLE BUYERS, INC.  4420 Madison  Kansas City, Mo. 64111  Vrmututf CmtlU mniJ$B*tlodt Suyv*  Loggers from Canada, the  U.S., New Zealand and Australia -will vie for $31,055 in  prize money put up by the  PNE and the Festival of Forestry committee.  In addition to the games of  logging skill, performances by  world champion tree climber  Danny Sailor and coimic climber Art Williams, Who assumes  a number of disguises, will delight audiences in the forestry  bowl.  Another facet of the forestry  show will toe the North American Tug of War championships, which were inaugurated  last year. Teams from both  sides of the border will challenge defending champion "Terrace Tigers.  The North American Novice  Championships are scheduled  for Aug. 19-20. The new Inter-  mejdiiate class runs Aug. 21  through 26; then comes the  Open, Aug. 2*1 through Sept. 2.  The Noirth American Ladies  Log Birling goes Sept. 3 and 4,  the same days as team relays,  in which seven-man squads  compete in logging's version of  the decathlon.  ANN0UNCfiME3.T  The  Gibsons and Sechelt Medical Clinics wish to  j  announce that Dr. Mark Mountain and Dr. Roy Cline  have joined the group and have taken up general practice in. the Gibsons Clinic.  NOTICE  COTTAGE AND STORAGE SHED  Behind Thrift Store, Cowrie Street  Offers for purchase and removal of the above are invited before August 14 1972. Full particulars can be  -obtained from Sf. Mary's Hospital Administration Office.  CLEARANCE  s  A  E  k OHE-THIRD TO OH.-HALf OFF  ON All SUMMER SHOES  Start-no WED., AUGUST 2  SELF-SERVICE  WigarcTs Shoe Store  Editor: As a member of Electoral Area E advisory committee I attended the general  monthly meeting of the Regional board July 27. We had  forwarded a letter prior to the  meeting requesting the assistance of the board in having  questions answered pertinent  to -what we consider a serious  matter ��� the location of the  Highway 101 cutoff.  I feel compelled to write  protesting the way in which  the meeting involving this issue was handled toy Chairman  Harry Almond.  As Mayor Peterson has been  in the habit' of giving various  adamant opposition to the upper route C and his dogged  {support of route A, ranging  from land drainage, to water  shed problems and access  roads, we felt that as the mayor sits on the board as a director we could possibly get a  'Straight answer from Mr. Peterson as to his reasons1 for trying to block a route outside  the village.  This was not to be the case,  however, as Chairman Almond  stated that hie felt no useful  purpose would be served by  going into the matter.  To say that this was a sur-  ���prise would be an understatement indeed, and can only be  described in my view as a  brush off of a situation which  is of grave concern to ai large  number of people, and Mr.jPe-:  terson was let off the hook by  Mr. Almond's squashing of the;  whole affair.  This state of affairs can only.  "leave most of us asking our-1  selves Why with a capital ?  ���BEATRICE SKELLETT.     '  It's anyone's guess what all  these hundreds of people will  do when they get into the village but the. Town Dad feels  that they must be channelled  down the main street of the  village to spend their wealth.  I hope he will realize that it  - Will take more than a one--way  street to ��� attract the tourists  as the recreation facilities that  he has to offer in his village  don't even suffice for the local  residents, 'let alone the discriminating visitors from elsewhere.  ���MRS. P. GURNEY.  Editor: It is imost comforting to know that the: Mayor  of Gibsons is so deeply ��� concerned about the welfare of  both the people in and out of  the village.  It seems as the merchants of  ���Gibsons will never have to  fear Port Mellon closing down  (as their informative mayor  stated at the last Regional  meeting, "it might any -day.")  as Mr. Peterson has great plans  for their tourist trade.  Editor: An internationally  known Evangelist once said  he opened a large meeting with  these three words: "Stop playing church," This practice is  unfortunately true of many of  our lonqhodox churches but'  does not apply to Evangelicals  or Bible believing fellowships.  An account appears in the  Canadian 0_*urchman, the Topic and in the Gibsons paper  about a group oif Anglicans  putting on a fast which seemed  to be for money raising purposes .'However, let it be said  that a period of genuine spiritual falsting is always accompanied by much fervent prayer,'silence and deep Christian  Fellowship. It is done by  Christian bodies to help towards the bringing about of a  much needed revival.  Actually any of us can go  without three meals in one  ���day, have a night's sleep and  the 24 hours are up.  This 24-hour mealiess period  is nothing else but a form of  playing church, and in so  many churches it is practiced  today in forms such as church  teas, dinners, picnics, bazaars,  and even in some churches,  bingo, also playing ceremonial  with military and naval flags  which Gocl disdains.  Only by the way of complete evangelization and personal re-birth in Christ can  our churches become what  they were intended to be, preparatory schools^ for the Kingdom of Heaven.  ���W.A.N.  S      Coast News, Aug. 2,. 1972.  Editor: May we make an appeal to your readers: for some  missing documents?   ,  The Historical Branch of the  City of Edmonton' parks and  recreation department has  been researching information  about the Hudson's Bay Company Fort Edmonton as it wets  during the 1840s, in preparation for an authentic reconstruction of the post. Much of  our knowledge of this fort in  the 19th' century is derived  from Fort Edmonton Jpurnlals  of Daily Occurences which axe  now in he Hudson's Bay Company Archives. Unfortunately,  all of the Journals between, the  years 1834 and 1854 are missing, but it is possible, that they  still exist somewhere, perhaps  in a private collection.  If any readers have information    concerning    the    where  abouts of these missing journals, we would sincerely appreciate healing from them at  The Historical Exhibits Building, 10105-112 St., Edmonton, Alberta, T5G 0H1.  ���D.   BABCOCK,  Research Consultant,  Historical Development  and Archives Branch.  THE  UNSOCRED  MIKE BLANEY  YOUR  PROVINCIAL  LIBERAL CANDIDATE  aiiiiiiiminininnnntnmiiinunniiiiiinniniitnii  ���...-..      .     ���      ,  BAIT  & FISHING TACKLE  NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.  886-9303              Gibsons  C. E. WAGNER, D.P.M.  Podiatrist - Foot Specialist  will be in the Bella Beach Motel (formerly Vic's) at Davis  Bay on August 14 instead of August 7. Appointments  made for August 7 will be accepted on August 14. Phone  886-7005 after 6 for appointments.  THEY would legalize scabs with Bill 88  WE believe workers  deserve job security  SUPPORT  DON LOCKSTEAD  NEW DEMOCRATIC PARTY  CANDIDATE  For Information Call  886-7118 or 486-7.430  Twenty years ago a vigorous  grass-roots political movement  began in this province...a movement born of disenchantment with  old-line political machines. ..a  movement that quickly gained  support from ordinary, everyday  people throughout British Columbia.  Today, Social Credit is still a  grass -roots people's movement...  representing no special interest  groups and dedicated to the welfare  of the individual. With your  support, we've made great strides  in human and economic affairs.  Now, we're faced with another  challenge... another choice between  the progressive policies of a true  free enterprise party and the  stifling policies of state socialism.  Keep the good years coming by  helping us wage a strong,  successful election campaign.  Send your donation today to:  Free Enterprise  RO. Box 8878, station Hf  Vancouver 3, B.C.  SOCIAL CREDIT WORKS!  Paid for by the B.C. Free Enterprise Educational Trust Fund:  8S5-9345  SECHELT  885-9345 SUNSHINE   COAST   DIRECTORY  WANT SOMETHING DONE.      construction  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  AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES  STEAMCLEANING  UNDERCOATING  SIMONIZING  ESSLEMONT EQUIPMENT  SERVICES LTD.  Phone 886-2784  NEEDTIRES?^  Come in t��  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on  Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  BANKS  ROYAL BANK OF CANADA  GIBSONS Branch ��� Ph. 886-2201  SECHELT Branch ��� Ph. 885-2201  HOURS  Gibsons: Mon.--<Thins.  10 a._n. - 3 p.m.  Fri., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Alternate Thurs. 10 - 3, 4 - 5:30  Sechelt: Tues. - Thurs.  10 a.m. - 3 p._n.  Fri., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Sat., 10 a.m_. - 3 p.m.  BEAUTY SALON  GIBSON GIRL STYLE CENTRE  Downtown Gibsons  Seaside Plaza  WE REALLY CARE  FOR YOUR HAIR  Expert cuts, perms, color  Please make Appointments  ���Y ��� flflfr-^l    -  880-2120  BOATS, ACCESORIES  CLIFFS BOATS  & ACCESSORIES LTD.  \_;'^B6^T:/^^:iyi.x:  ���-.*, Pleasure and Commercial  FISHING SUPPLIES  CLIFF OLSEN  Pb. 885-9832 ��� Res. 885-9400  Benner Block Box 324  Sechelt Sechelt  BUILDING SUPPLIES  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES Ltd.  Everything for your building  needs  Free Estimates  Gibsons Sechelt  886-2291-2 885-2288-9  L & 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  SICOTTE BULLDOZING Ltd.  * LAND CLEARING  * ROAD BUILDING  * CRANE and GRADER  SERVICE  Phone 886-2357  SHOAL DEVEOPMENT LTD.  Sand & GraVel  Fill Hauling  Backhoe Work  Light Bulldozing  Evenings ��� 886-2891  Phone 886-2830  CHAIN SAWS  SECHELT CHAW SAW CENTRE  .-"��� LTD.  SALES & SERVICE  Chain Saws ��� Outboards  Boats ��� Mairine Supplies  Sechelt 885-9626  FLOATS ��� WHARVES  SOUND CONST.  Coastal and Island  Contracting for  Seawalls, Boathousts, etc.  G. Wallinder 886-3307  PAUL'S MASONRY  IF STONE IS THE GAME  PAUL IS THE NAME  Also  Fireplaces and Bar-B-Q  886-7220  DUBE CONSTRUCTION  GENERAL BUILDING  and Repair Work  Specializing in Cabinet  and Finishing Work  All Work Guaranteed  Phohe 886-2019  STUCCO  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRY  GAMBLER CONSTRUCTION  FRANK FRITSCH  886-9505, Box 522, Gibsons  V. MARTEDDU  GENERAL CONTRACTING  or framing only  Remodelling, Finishing  All w ork guaranteed  If you want to try me  Phone VICTOR, 886-2865  R.R. 1, Henrv Rd., Gibsons  ROBERTS CREEK DRY WALL  Taping and Filling by hand  and Machine  Spraytex Sparkle Ceilings  ' Free Estimates at any time  GOOD SERVICE  Phone 886-71��3    -  ROOFING & FLOORING  CALL STAN HILSTAD  about your roofing or flooring  ';"'-.-needs-.'- ���',  Gower Pt. Rd. Ph. 886-2923  Concrete Form Rentals  for all types of basements  Complete instructions  provided  Please Contact  FISHER FORM RENTALS  Phoru. 8136-995 i  CLEANERS  1HR.  COIN-OP DRYCLEANERS  SAVES TIME & MONEY  Sunnycrest Plaza  next to Royal Bank  886-2231  ROYALITE CLEANING PRODUCTS  TOM SINCLAIR  Wholesale Distributor  Box 294 Sechelt  885-9327  DISPOSAL SERVICES  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES LTD.  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  886-2938 885-9973  Call us for your disposal needs  when renovating  or spring cleaning  Containers available  EJ-ECTRICIANS  BE ELECTRIC LTD.  Residential  and Commercial Wiring  Maintenance and Design  24 hour Answering Service  FREE ESTIMATES  Bob Lambert.      Ed Dolinsky  886-7605  Wyngaert Road  & Sunshine Coast Highway  Gibsons  ACTON ELECTRIC LTD.  RESIDENTIAL  INDUSTRIAL  MARINE WIRING  ELECTRIC HEAT  LINEWORK  886-7244  m LOVELY BIT Ov STUFF ALONG-  .TWE��-= ANE*Y - NOT tl KE VOU  J1 MISS A CHANCE UKE THAT  ':'_^:':*:':':*:*:'**:':*-':^t':':':':*:':'^^^  ELECTRICIANS (Cont'd)  SIM Elf CTRIC Ltd.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  BLAIR ELECTRICAL  Contracting & Engineering  Residential - Commercial  Wiring  Phone 886-7816  FUELS & HEATING  OPTOMETRIST  PARKINSON'S HEATING lid.  Gibsons  ESSO OIL FURNACE  No Down Payment ��� Bank Int.  Ten Years to Pay  Complete line of Appliances  For Free Estimates  Call Collect 581-6136  REZANSOFF HEATING  "Box 497, Gibsons  OIL & GAS  HEATING SYSTEMS  ��� ��� ,'     Financing Available  Phone 886-7254  IRON WORK ^^^^  PENINSULA  ORNAMENTAL IRON  IRON RAILINGS  MISCELLANEOUS  Phone 886-7029 or 886-7056  JANITOR SERVICE  Welcome to the  Floorshine Coast  HOWE SOUND  JAWTOft SERVICE  Specialists in Cleaning  Floor Waxing, Spray Buffing  and Window Cleaning  RUG SHAMPOOING  Phone886-7131, Gibsons  MACHINE  SHOP  At the Sigh of the Chevron  HIU'S MACHINE SHOP  _ MARINE SERVICE Ud.  Machine Shop  Arc & Aicty Welding  Steel Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive & Marine Repairs  Standard Marine Station  Phone 886-7721  Res. 886-9956  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOI_TO_%_I_JNTS  886-2248  PLUMBING  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R.R. 1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2116  PENINSUU PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  On Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES & SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  SEASIDE PLUMBING  *������.. &   "*���  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7Q17 Gibsons  REFRIGERATION  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION &  MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Hasrfrour  Used  Refrigerators   for  Sale  Phone 886-2231  From 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  ���)��������� Res. 886-9949  RETAIL STORES  C 4-S  HARDWARE  ,'���"������'& " ;-  APPLIANCES  Sechelt - 885-9713  RENTALS "  SUNSHINE RENTALS LTD.  885-2848  Rototillers, pumps,  jackhammers  All tools and equipment  7 days a week  8 a.m. to 11 pjn.  Sundays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.  MOVING & STORAGE   LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  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  Shrubsi Friiit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  Phone 886-2684  WANT SOMETHING DONE?  You'll find the help you need  in the Directory  EATON'S BUY-LINE  CALL 886-7515  Gibsons B.C.  MISS BEE'S  CARD AND GIFT SHOP  Wharf Road, Sechelt  P.O. Box 213      Ph. 885-9066  Coutts-Hallmark Cards &  wrappings; Gifts, Picture  Puzzles; English bone china  cups, saucers, etc.  Boutique Items  Local Artists' Paintings  SURVEYORS  LAND SURVEYING  ROY & WAGENAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  WANT SOMETHING DONE?  You'll  find  the  help  you  need  in the Directory  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  ' Parklike Setting  Phone 886-9826  TRANSPORT  P. V. SERVICES LTD."  LOG HAULING  CONTRACTORS  ." Direct all enquiries to  Dispatcher ��� 885-9030  Office Hours:  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  SUNSHINE TRANSPORT LM.  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. SUES  & SERVICE LID.  Admiral ��� Electrohome  and ZENITH Dealers  Gordon Oliver ��� Ed Nicholson  In the heart of downtown Sechelt  Box 799, Sechelt 885-9816  Closed on Mondays  TYPEWRITER REPAIRS  TYPEWRITER REPAIRS  & SERVICE  Agent for Hermes Typewriters  Phone 886-7111  R. D. THOMAS & CO.  UPHOLSTERY  Point of Law  (By a Practicing Lawyer  Copyright)  Question 1: What is plea  bargaining?  Question 2: I was charged!  with breaking and entry and I  wan. tto cop a plea of. theft with,  the prosecutor. How do I do  this?  Question 3: I got charged,  with assault with a dangerous  weapon. How do I cop out with  i_h_ police to a charge of common assault?  Question 4: Is plea bargaining against the Jaw?  Plea ibargaining (or copping  a plea or ooppa__g out) consists  of. an accused person charged  with a criminal offence m__*-_i__g  an agreement with the prosecutor to plead guilty to a lesser  offence, if the prosecutor -wiU  apply to the court to have the  Mrst ���charge dropped. The prosecutor is the person* (generally a lawyer) acting for the  .crown. He has (in general) in  the first instance, "the d_scr_-  tlion as to what charge should  be laid. The police do not decide this.  Once ithe charge is laid the  prosecutor cannot drop the  change. Only the count: can do  this. Plea 'bargaining is common in many states in the  U.S.A. In the United States  crime is a subject for state* law.  There are, of course, federal  crimeis as well. In Canada  crime is a subject for federal  law, and is thus uniform across  the country. Each state in the  United States has different  criminaiK laws. IWfe believe plea  bargaininig is illegal in some  states.  In the opinion of the writer  plea bargaining is a pernicious  practice. It is not really fair  to anyone. If there is evidence  enough to warrant an accused  being; tried on a* ceaiain charge  he should be tried on that  charge ��� or two ,or more)  charges in the alternative.  Some lesser defences are included in greater defences, for  example, manslaughter is an.  included offence1 to murder inmost cases.  Plea  bargaining is  rare in,  Canada, but does occur under-  some circumstances. The sut>-  jedt is a comiplicatted one and  it may be that certain procedural reforms are necessary in  our system- of the administration of criminal justice in order  ,to claxiiify whew it wall be allowed (if at all) and when alternative charges and included  offences are appropriate.  HELPS LOST KEYS  Local motorists are among  B.C. car-owners who are being  reminded this week to return  reply cards to the Tuberculosis  and Chest Disabled Veterans  Association for 1972 registration with the TB Vets' key-tag  service. Purpose of the mini-  auto-licence tags for key  chains is the tracing of owners of lost keys, explained TB:  ,Vet general manager John  Griffiths.  JJW   & UPHOLSTERY  Custom Boat & Car Tops  Furniture ��� Car, truck & boat  seats, etc.  FREE ESTIMATES  Samples shown on request  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  * WE STOCK FOAM  Bill Weinhandl  886-7310 886-9819  GET YOUR MAP  SUHSHME COAST  at the  COAST HEWS  GIBSONS  63^ each  l_��_-��-M____-ll  THE  UNSOCRED  MIKE BLANEY  YOUR  PROVINCIAL  LIBERAL CANDIDATE  iiniunimn  Blake C. Alderson, D.C.  CHIROPRACTOR  Post Office Building, Sechelt  WED. & SAT.  10:00 a.m. > 5:15 p.m.  Phone Office 885-2333  I      WANTED  Used furniture or what  have yon  AL'S USB) FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons ��� 886-281-. INQUIRY UNDER WAY  No inquest is planned in the  death of Mrs. Alice Maud Scott  mother of Mrs. Lorrie Girard  of Gibsons. Mrs. Scott died in  her flaming home at about  8:45 a.m. July 18 following an  explosion whiich created a fire  DIVING GEAR  NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.  886-9303  Gibsons  THE  UNSOCRED  MIKE BLANEY  YOUR PROVINCIAL  LIBERAL CANDIDATE  lO   Coast News, Aug. 2, 1972.  Remand woman  Catherine Mary Hoif_mja_-,  25, whose home is in Detroit,  charged with non-capital murder following the dousing of a  24 day old baby with gasoline  and setting it afire, resulting  in its death, appeared in Sechelt court and was remanded  30 days.  During that time she will receive psychiatric examination.  Wolfe Bberhard Hoffman-, father of the child and a landed  immigrant from the United  States, rushed to their tent  home When he had been informed his baby had been  "Christened." He them took, the  mother to the RCMP. They  were tent dwellers in the West  Porpoise Bay area*.  Canada Manpower  Is pleased fa announce this schedule d visits  to the Sunshine Coast Area:  August 9 and 10; 23 and 24  September 13 and 14; 27 and 28  October 11 and 12; 25 and 26  Available to employers and clients for all Manpower  Services on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday and Thursday  of each month  Office located at the former Unjion Hall, Wyngaert Road  Gibsons ��� Phone 886-2722  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons ��� 886-282?  Thurs., Fri.? Sat. August 3, 4, 5  THE OMEGA MAN  CHARLTON HESTON  Mature  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed August 6, 7,8,9  HOW 1MUCCEED WITH SEX  ALSO  ZETAONE  RESTRICTED  ��� Warning:  Much  nudity  and  simulated  sexual activity. ��� R. W. McDonald.  GET ON THE  UNSOCRED  BANDWAGON!  (Come on over to the other side)  MIKE BLANEY  Provincial  Liberal Candidate  I  NEED  YOUR  HELP  CALL 886-7436  There will be a GENERAL  LIBERAL MEETING at the  PENINSULA DINING ROOM  Sechelt  8 p.m., Thurs., August 3  better of our MLA than sitting  on the fence.  Considering that the only  sides involved are the. department of highways and. the Regional District, your role as an  observer on behalf of a group  of outsiders and behind the  back of the Regional District  certainly had soime* devastating  effect and successfully stopped  our highway construction from  somewhere  'upstairs".  "We   appreciate   the   timely  information  albout your  com  mittment to the welfare of your  constituents and will see that  it is put on record for the in-  James Gurney, secretary,  formation of the voters.  "Yours truly, Area E Plan-,  ning   Commission,   Sunshine  Coast  Regional   District,  R. Derby, President, and  Beautiful new "Love"  cards at Miss Bee's, Wharf  Road,  Sechelt.  SOME OF. THE MEMBERS of Lodge No, 76, Indlapendent Order  or Odd Fellows and Rebekahs at their _Trid-_n_mmer church parade at St. Hilda's Anglican Church, Seidhelt.  New furore over highway  (Continued from Page 1)  "Dear Mr. Derby: Thank you  for your letter of July 12.  "Mayor Peterson requested  a meeting with the department  of highways regarding the proposed location of the highway.  This was arranged for one  meeting only, at least only one  of Which I am aware. I did. sit  in .on part of the..'meeting but  at no 'time did I state that I  was favoring the village route  over the other. I merely sat in  as an.observer, as.I'dp,��� whenever possible. This way I aim  able to keep informed of the  viewpoints of all sides present.  "I would do the .same for  the Regional board* and have  done so in the past when they  have met in Victoria or the  Peninsula area with any of  the departments concerned  with  their  problems.  "I hope this answers your  question,  and  if  I  can be  of  any help with future inquiries,  let me know.  ���ISABEL P.  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