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Array *1 Libraryt  % fi.  a.  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Volume 26  Number 9, February 28, 1973.  10c per copy  Teacher situatidii  j*-'**i<..,*'ik':  Information garnered by the  Coast News following Tuesday  night's meeting of the Sechelt  Teachers'   Association  reveals  that Mrs. Virginia Douglas and  Mike Seymour were reinstated  as members of the executive.  A third member,  Ian Jacobs,  was replaced. \ "  The meeting argued a rules  of order point that the whole  STA membership of 108 should  vote on rescinding a motion  of censure against three of the  executive. However the vote  of 28 to 14 from an attendance  of GO settled the issue.  Discussing   the   disturbance  involving the school board and  Gibsons    Elementary    school  teachers,    Superintendent    of  Schools R. R. Hanna informed  ; the board at last week's Thursday meeting that his talk with  teachers to  hear  the board's  stand in the dispute was received without comment.    '    s ;  ..H^^/a^ed^-ti^^ihe.  three  ���  aides who -we^J::i^''';cfs^^.'::'QX  the  dispute, had returned tp;  the school arid the third elect  such funds and at no cost to  the taxpayers."  " Here is - the: board's reply:'-,-,;.  ;      The intent of the minister's  announcement   to   the ^Jbolard  dated September 22; ;JtO!72, was  to   provide   a   way:!':. whereby  those districts which had made  drastic cuts in teachirig staff  for 1972 in complying with the  former   government   financial  restrictions, could re-hire staff  laid off. The minister's letter  to. the chairman of the School  Board    dated   September    29  \ states in part:  "It is obvious that if rieces-  : sary adjustments in staffing are  : to be implemerited, immediate  action must be taken Such additional staffing, as necessary,  to correct any; deficiencies  Should be effective not later  than niid-October.  "In order to expedite the  i clearance of reports from the  board, I aim suggesting the following procedure be carried  out by all boards: *  "Specify, with .reasons .to  justify, all additional staffing  retirements:������ directly related  to f. the educational situation.  (Consideration should be given to such problems as class  size; counselling; services, spe  Tourism  grant  sou  Growing pains are evident | now constituted arid cbrasider-  iri Secheit and Mayor Ben ling^how to bring the surround-  Lang ���; has warned council: it l;ing territory within the orbit  will have fo hold more riie^  ings in the'near future ill; br- y\   As the mayor stated at Wed-  der to cope with the ^^ti^^��?^:;/1^^   meeting   last  tp-.ii��,.-:-,-   v tit** a w_o^ia-r ^ week��   council-   will   have   to  Following   ' Wednesday ^ itg jby_  night's   council ^meeting   the:^''laws and  gear  them to  pre-  maybr arid  aldermen  met. in 1 sent day requirements,  comriiittee to ; discuss a' roads f    Mayor    Lang    advised    his  prqblerii involving more than f council Ito t appoint a sub-divi-  oneproposed subdivisiori. The^#siori study cbirin_ttee and to  GRAVEL TRUCK operators  working for the department of  highways iri the Halfmbbn Bay  area went on strike Tuesday  morning for what they call a  better deal .from the department. Spokesmen for the  truckers says they are paid a  tori-mile rate by the department and can be laid off on  hour's   notice.  They  feel  an.  ed to  remain at^Elphinstone     cial    education    arid    matters   -;?ay0r.  ��� l }%t: '*?%^<-*!2e^$}^^ mmd  ^e  qualifica  schooL  Ti^t^^ emphasiz  ed that "the board re-assert its  position that the aides were,  not hired ta^  brl do*the: work��blf teachers.  He added that the board did  riot receive any direct financial  the   instructional  concerning  'prricess^yw?^;-'������".���.-'"-":;'. ^.,Z/:\:  s-:r?i_sti6arid^';affix^'a-eost^e^  mate for the balance of lOTZi  assuming    additional   staffing  commences ,Oct.: 15. 7v      ?   t  He added he wa_r satisfied that     date but to >arrr^?alf^i_jfOffice ^I? '���ra  have to get this matter settled | tibns of the Local Services  soon *s it mvo^d au^ out *we  able area-; ^i:^^-^:.?^-^}-^ pains  T^.prpbteri^ of meeting a look at the village as   ^ings coming up," he added.  ,Hi-..-S-- .   _  t^mz  pujpijl-teacher ratios in this  school district were; riibst reasonable.-^-:: :;l&ii?:M:^:-:' ���'h:y'--  The board; issued;a report  showing 1 the overall ;pupil-  teacher ratio ;v��:as:'2���75 pupils  to fone.; teacher arid that the  B.C. Teachers Federation  Learning Conditions committee  had set 30 pupils as a desirable  limit with an absolute maximum of 38 in any class. This  did not included secohdajry  school.  The hoard report showed  tliat the secondary school ratios: were> 16.5 pupils to one.  teaser at* Pender Harbour secondary and 19.23 to one teacher at Elphinstone secondary. It  also showed-that other secondary schools^bf cornparable j size  had a ratio/of 20.1 to one teach-  not later than Friday, Oct. 6."  The   Sedhelt jSchbol   board  had,   in   fact;1; already   hired  more teachers than in 1971 in  spite   of   a  failing  enrolment  and could riot  support a re-  questN for  more  teachers  because no cuts had been made*  The following; excerpt froriv  the   deputy vriiinister's ' letter  dated   Oct.  II,   1972,   is  self-  explanatory: \  "Your board will appreciate  that the intent of the minis  ��� l^^^c^^were^  r p��^wefek;|'h'^ ,;;&-������>.:' ^  ��;;;' Wwl^cte^-- ;;last; .;\week:': ��� at ?  abo)ut;: 8jM ^a4n|v in feont pf  Peninsula Hotel three vehicles  brie a -school bus, were mvolv-  ed. Alex Robertson of Seaview  Road, Gibsons, was injured  when his small car was jammed between a truck and a  statioriaiy school bus. Robert-  '������Ji.i'}.'.'pi.i'-:>^i-  ^^j^&j&Bp^^-r^Zr  to^avo^d^hittirig; the sriiall car  jainmed it iritoi5 tf;^ corner of  the^bus./ Damage to the bus  2nd truck wasi not^heavy but  ie small car was heavily damaged. Robertson was hospitalized, for about -one; day.  T^t secoiid? accident occurred at 11:15 Monday night in  front of the Twilijght Theatre  and "police are seeking witnesses Thomas McFadden of Hillcrest Aye, stepped but frorii  behind a; car and was struck  by; an oncoming truck. He was  er.  *a*'  Iri addition to teachers there  were four; ^diaiiv} aides, five  L.I.P. ar|d! gbverr_neri^^  aides an^i numerous volunteer  The B.C; ^operating cost per  pupil for the year is $741.25.  This school district's operating  cost;is#839>i6^:.:-::,;:^:';''-.- i:::y-:,:^A  The lepeated complaint made  by Dc*is^FuUe^  the l^bhetlt ;^ea^^  tiori that the school board has  neglected to hire1: teacxhers ; at .���  no cost to the district in ie��u_V'  ing ;;dwability- situations,   has  been answered by the schiobl  board: in   a   stateriient rat its  meeting  Thursday ;mght  last  week.;; ���'���".-.  To acquaint readers with basic  information  here  is  \vhat  Mrs. Fiillerv wrote in her statement : iri   last   week's   Coast  -News:';..  "The STA (BCTF) has consistently' petitioned the school  board to hire more qualified  teachers to help alleviate this  situation since the minister of  education had made funds available to school districts for  this purpose, but the board appeared , reluctant to request  provincial help. Other school  boards throughout the province  represent Roberts Creek in the  Sea Cavalcade at Gibsons later  in the season, if a suitable  candidate can be found.  It was also decided to support the Halfmooh Bay Ratepayers Association protest  against the rerassignment of  water lease in Secret Cove to  the Royal Vancouver Yacht  Club. Next meeting will be on  March 21.  sori had stopped as the  bus     _.   ter's letter was tojidentify and    stopped and^ the truck, tr^g?;   taken to St. Mary's Hospital;  correct particular undesirable  , learning situations which it  was considered demanded" immediate action. It was not in-  terided that this should embracej ari immediate general upgrading of educational programs in all school districts,  desirable as the boards may  deeni this to be. This upgrad-  i ing of educational programs  must of necessity be carried  out^inan orderly manner and  the requirements iri each school  district must therefore be carefully considered and evaluated  by each board iri establishing  priorities in budgeting for operating expenses in 1973 and  subsequent years. '  v "The amount Of emergent  bperatirig expenses, as indicated, above is apprbyed as an  over-expenditure of your v|972  budget; and will be accepted  for. appropriate gpverrimerit  grant assistance in the usual  manner at the time your 1973  budget sharing is established.-'  Note: Sharing in this.district.  isaproxiniately 90% local, 10%  provincial.  Despite . statements   to   the  contrary, the ultimate cost of  additional  staffing will  be  a  cost ;tq the^taxpayer as no district in the province received  any special grant in  1972 to  pay for any additional staffing  authorized by the minister. The  only authorization was an over  run of the 11972' budget which  would become an approved additional cost in the 1973 bud-  The. Regional District board  has been asked to,join the provincial gbverriment on a 60-40  basis for the annual tourist  bbbklet.   ;--:; ''���';:"'"'--  - ���; Total   cost   for   this   year's  Sunshine Coast 20,000 booklets  .  would be $6,500. In paist years  village councils of Gibsons and  Sechelt provided.funds for the  booklets along with advertis-  r:.- ing space sold to merchants.  A'    That has  changed  and the  Regional board is now being  approached instead of municipal councils. Up to the present  the board has been reluctant to  enter the field of grants.  Axi appeal for the grant was  made by Mike OvenaH; regional co-ordinator of tourism for  -.Southwestern B.C. which includes the Mainland Southwest  Tourist, association .representing" 23 municipal councils from  Powell River to Hope. The  booklet provided by this organization for the last three  years has had a strong public  demand..  In the past Gibsons and Sechelt .chambers of commerce  along   with   village   councils  c^-vics     _-_*_    'ti*ve:jaorfe"most of the basic  ClX O    _____     financing plus funds obtained  from sale of advertising space.  The  association which-Mr.  Overiall represents received a  60  percent .grant  under  the  Tourist  Travel' Industry, Act  Elphinstone  Cougars  easily   ^^^JOn^^^ye^e^her^aM-  ,-, ~+ua n-nn-n ��sA.t-^T __-j^->    *t��cidtiOns vx the same jcapacity  thrcfughout the province.  -After Mr. Ovenall presented  his case to board members,  Gibsons Mayor Walter Peterson, a member of the board,  said: "We got more than our  money's worth out of it.",- He  added that Mike Ovenall was  doing a wonderful job. In this  he was supported by Mayor  Ben Lang of Sechelt. Local officials responsible for the distribution of the booklet are  Larry Labonte for Gibsons and  Morgan Thompson for Sechelt.  that in-view of their investment involved; they should be  getting- more money.  zone  Prompted by recent proposals to extend a sewer system  from Sechelt to the Roberts  Creek - area, the Cprnmunity  Association at its February  meeting, has decided to try to  prevent the area from becoming an asphalt jungle.  The first step in this direction was to pass a 'motion in  favor of prohibiting further  subdivision into lots smaller  than 18,000 square feet. Several members voiced opposition but the majority were in  favor. Orie rriember said if  property is allowed to be divided into' small lots the sub-  sequent increase in population  will necessitate some sort of  industry to support it and we  would thus run the risk of  having a percentage of the  population on welfare in times  of industrial layoff.  Other business included. the  decision to select a i Queen to  WMIIHIWIIIIIIIIIliilillllMI  DAY  OF PRAYER  The Women's World Day  of Prayer fails on March 2 and  will be held in Calvary Baptist Church, Park Road, Gibsons, starting at It pan. Coffee  and tea will be served after  the service. Women of all denominations are welcome to  this service.  had; applied for, and received,   get.  Saturday at Sechelt Elementary School will be judging  day for about 2,000 Sea Cavalcade posters.  They will be on view in the  various schools and parents  are asked to check with school  principals for convenient times  to see them.  A full itinerary will be published when assembled of the  finalists regarding the exhibition in Vancouver and later on  the Sunshine Coast.  Pancake supper  The Hi-C group will have a  pancake dinner at 6 p.m.,  March 6 in the United Church  hall.. It will be $1 for those  over 12 and 50 cents for the  under 12. There will also be a  presentation to one of the foremost members of the church  congregation.  won the Howe Sound .senior  boys I basketball championship  this weekend ' to mark their  -second straight capture of .the  title. Three teams, Squamish,  Pemberton and Elphinstone,  participated in the round-robin affair hosted by the Cougars. Besides determining this  year's champions the tournament also settled the Howe  Sound representative for the  Tri-Zone tournament March 1,  2 and 3J  Elphinstone  defeated Squamish   Chief tans   44-40   in  the  only game Friday night. The  Cougars    only    managed    44  shots  as Squamish controlled  the teriipo  of play. Normally  the   Cougars   average   around  65-70   shots   per   game.   Joey  VanDerHam of Squamish had  a  game-high 23  points  while  team  mate  Archie Maclntyre  added 14. High scorers for the  Cougars were Brad Norris 12,  Wayne Smith 10 and Bill Sneddon and Art Dew with 8 each.  Saturday afternoon Squamish  overpowered   Pemberton   Red  Devils 61-30 behind Joey Van-  DerHam's 24 point effort. Jim  Schutz ��� also had 15 points toward the Chieftains' win while  Pemberton- captain Alan Mc-  Ewan had 14J  In the final game, Elphie  downed Pemberton Red Devils  82-45. -Every meriiber of the  Cougar line-up scored and 81  shots Were made against the  Devils. Pemberton unfortunately i*ari into fouis in the final  quarter and were down to just  three players with 15' seconds  remaining on the clock. It was  a' rough game, Elphie Coach  Larrie Grant said. Alan Mc-  Ewari again led Pemberton  with 21 points. Art Dew topped Elphie with 22 ppints,  Brad Norris had 17 arid Bill  Sneddon 14.  Art Dew, Bill Sneddon and  Wayne Smith, of Elphinstone  received all-star trophies along  with Alan McEwan, Peinber-  tbn and Joey VanDerHam,  Squamish. Y  ������/  Revised cost  of Rec. Centre  Proposed Recreation Centre  revised costs were placed before the Regional District  board last week and $487,000  will be the referendum figure  for the April 14 vote.  This estimate supplied by architects Phillips, Barratt, Hil-  lier, Jones & Partners, equals  the cost presented the board  October 1972 with the exception that $5,000 for equipment  has been deleted and added to  the cost of the building. The  1971 cost was estimated at  $460,000.  Work on the grounds costing  $25,000 has been completed under federal government grants  and revenue from timber sales.  Drainage planned  Dayton & Knight, Gibsons  council engineers and planners  will be asked to devise a  drainage system for the land  back of Elphinstone school,  water from which continues to  find its way to the highway.  The problem came before  Gibsons council meeting last  week and it is hoped there will  be a method of draining that  water towards the Bal*s Lane  gully by some other route than  the highway ditch.  Big Folk festival 2.15 Sunday Elphinstone school _^_��_wi___Mi-rtir��j|-oi_��w_^  2}     Coast News, Feb. 28, 1973.  Subscription Rates: British Columbia, $4.00 per year, $2.25 foi  six months; Eastern Canada $5.00 per year: United States aru  foreign, $8.50 per year.  Published Wednesdays at Gibsons, B.C.  Fred C'ruice, Editor and Publisher.  Second Class Mail registration number 0794. Return postage  guaranteed.  Phone 886 2622        P.O. Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  What will the board do?  Should the Regional District board assume the responsibility for financing tourism for the Sunshine Coast? What raises  this question is the request from Mainland Southwest Tourist  Association, financed in part by the provincial government, for  a grant to help pay for the Sunshine Coast booklet distributed  far and wide this summer.  Total cost of the booklet is $6,500 for 20,000 copies; The  provincial government contributes $3,000 and the area $3,000  plus $500 from businessmen iri the form of cash paid for advertising space. This is repeated 13 times over with booklets covering the 13 regions of the province.  Perhaps the Sunshine Coast history of tourism publicity  is worth recalling. Before the Sunshine Coast Tourist Association appeared such publicity was on an individual basis. With'  the adyent of an area-wide association something was done but  not in too serious a manner. Along came Black Ball Ferries which  had organizing ability from its ventures south of the border.  Black Ball people set up a public relations-arrangement  which was beneficial to the area at not too large a cost. This  was working quite nicely when the Bennett government took  over Black Ball. This upset the good arrangement with Black  Ball Ferries.  With the aid of public relations officials who had observed  Black Ball's operations there emerged from governmental  minds a plan which was the start of what we are experiencing  today��� with some changes.  ^ Under the plan operating for the last three years, the booklet appeared with the aid of government, municipal and public  money. Gibsons arid Sechelt contributed towards last year's  booklet. This year there has been a variation which calls for  the area government ���r the Regional District board ��� to replace the two municipalities who each contributed $500, plus  Chambers of Commerce help along with area merchants.  If the: Regional board feels it should take over the financing of the booklet for the whole area, it should get from the  provincial government money set aside for tourism just as Gibsons and Sechelt received. If there is cash available for this purpose to be handed out to cities, towns and villages, why not Regional boards?  The Coast News tias handled a fairly large amount of the  area's efforts at publicity and has some of its own that it hands  out freely. While we do not desire to wisfli any more responsibility on the Regional District board we think it should be the  vehicle through which such funds should be handled.  A matter of judgment  You can't judge a sausage by the look of its skin;  Nor a book by its cover we say  But when it comes to judging each other  We make that mistake every day!  Wethink we don't do it! We think that we're fair!  Our intentions are usually good;  But the first impression sticks in the mind,  Whether or not it should.  If a person looks worn on the outside  We label him "old" and that's that,  When he may be sixteen on the inside  With mentality lithe as a cat.  And What if his skin's black, or yellow?  (Think back to the sausage again)  We grant to the sausage a priviledge  We don't give to our fellow men!  Jean Milward R.R 1 Gibsons, B.C.  5-10-20 years ago  FIVE YEARS AGO  A map of a proposed bypass  was presented to the Regional  District board (It was the  route which later aroused  strenuous opposition.)  Norman Buckley, St. Mary's  Hospital administrator, has resigned to accept a position in  Kaslib.  Tugboat men have urged the  federal government to construct a shelter in the Trail Islands area.  10 YEARS AGO  St. Mary's Hospital building  committee expects that construction of the new hospital  will  start  by July.  The Sechelt St. Mary's Hospital auxiliary starts on its  second year with Mrs. C. Connor as president.  School attendance has been  lowered due to epidemics of  chicken pox and measles.  15 YEARS AGO  Due to salary negotiation  problems school teachers of the  area have set up a $1,000 fund  to meet salary emergencies.  Sechelt's council will discuss  an increase in its annual grant  to the fire department. More  equipment is necessary.  The official opening of Pender Harbour High School has  been set for March 5 with Dr.  J. F. K. English of the department of education as speaker.  20 YEARS AGO  In view of heavy traffic bylaw court cases in Gibsons, the  board of trade will seek amendments to ease the effect of  the Parking bylaw.  Dave Herrin was elected  Gibsons Legion president with  J. L. Gordon and J. Wilson as  vice-presidents.  The condition of Gibsons  harbor floats is causing council considerable concern.  Joint use of school lands?  ,    "I wasn't even replaced by a machine.  They just put an attachment on an old one."  Your income tax  ARTICLE 8  By the Institute of Chartered  Accountants of BC  The new Income Tax Act  contains a number of provisions which have a. direct effect upon real estate investment and, in particular, the  deductions available to taxpayers investing in real estate.  Provisions have been introduced t0 prohibit the deduction of property taxes and interest paid in respect of unproductive land and to limit  capital cost allowances (depreciation) in respect of rental buildings which may be  deducted in computing income  Property taxes and interest  paid in respect of the acquisition of unproductive land are  not generally deductable if the  land is not used in a business  or if the land does not represent  inventory of a business.  The intent of this provision  is to limit the deduction of  amounts in computing ordinary income where the income which may arise in respect of the property would represent a capital gain Of  which only one-naif would be  included in income.  In effect, the non-deductible  exenses will form part of the  cost; of the property for the  purposes of computing any  capital gain.  If the land produces income,  then the property taxes and  interest paid may be deducted  to the extent of that income.  Regulations have been issued which preclude the deduction of capital cost allowances  in an amount in excess of the  taxpayer's income from all of  his rental buildings.  This (means that where  there is sufficient depreciation  available, the taxpayer may  reduce his rental income to  zero, but he may not increase  capital cost allowances (up to  the maximum allowable a-  mount) to create a loss from  rental properties and deduct  this loss in computing his income from other sources in the  year, such as employment income or business income.  Under the former act, .taxpayers in high tax brackets  would utilize the capital cost  allowance provisions t0 defer  tax on income from a business  for example, through the  claiming of capital cost allowance losses. This avenue has  been closed as; far as rental  buildings   are  concerned.  At this time, the regulations  UBC OPEN HOUSE  More than $30,000,000 worth  of new buildings will be open  tQ the public as part of the  University of British Columbia's triennial Open House on  March 2 and 3. In addition to  new facilities, of course, there  will be displays and demostra-  tions by students and faculty  members in each of UBC's 12  Faculties which, in turn, are  made up of some '100 Departments. Add to this the demonstrations that will be put on  by a riiyriad 6f student clubs  which specialize in everything  from, -skydiving to musical  comedy and it all adds up to  a giant smorgasbord of activity, both intellectual and non-  intelectual.  restricting depreciation claims  which create losses deductible  in computing other income  are applicable- only to rental  buildings.  The restrictions do not apply  t0 other types of depreciable  property such as equipment,  machinery, etc. Accordingly,  investment in depreciables  other than rental buildings  may represent an attractive  alternative to rental buildings.  In addition, where the portion of the purchase price of  rental property applicable to  the building is $50,000 or more  the building must be placed  in a separate depreciation  class.  The effect of this separation into different classes is  to ensure that depreciation  will be recaptured in respect  of each." building when that  building is sold..  In the past, the tax on income arising on the sale of a  building because of recaptured  depreciation could be deferred  through the purchase of another building in the same taxa  tion:,--.year.      -      -' , .' ���������  T^h'e cost of the new building  would be reduced by the  amount of recapture in respect  of the old building and in .  most cases, np income would  arise in that year. This is no  longer possible under the new  act in respect of rental buildings which cost $50,000 or  more.  Although the foregoing provisions may increase the cost  of holding real property for  investment purposes, the utili  zation of depreciation to defer  taxation will continue. Depreciation may be utilized t0 reduce rental income to zero.  Accordingly* where a taxpayer owns rental buildings  which return him a net income  after depreciation, he could  purchase another building  with the intention of reducing  present rental income to zero.  The scope of the deferral  through depreciation claims  has been considerably reduced  but there still may exist a  measure of deferral through  the purchase of depreciable  buildings where the purchaser  owns other rental buildings.  In a joint press release, representatives of school boards  and municipal councils in B.C.  reached agreement to ask for  legislative changes allowing  for joint construction and operation of community facilities  on school property.  At its second meeting this  year, the liasion committee of  the Union of BC. Municipalities and the B.C. School Trustees Association said new legislation should allow school  boards and municipal councils permissive powers to develop such joint facilities to  Buit the particular needs of  their communities.  School boards cannot now  share in the cost of constructing and operating community  facilities on school board property, even though used by  schools for- instructional purposes. The coriunittee agreed  that each group would approach their respective cabinet ministers to seek changes  in both the Public Schools Act  and the Municipal Act.  They also agreed to press  government to extend to tenants voting rights on capital  referendums. In the spring  session of the legislature, a  change in the Vancouver Char  ter allowed tenants to vote on  financial by-laws for the first  time. Both the BCSTA and  UBCM feel this right should  be extended to all tenant-electors in the province.  Other points of agreement to  emerge from the meeting comprise:  The need for improvment of  assessment practices throughout the province to end inequities  in assessments.  The need for property tax  payments by residents of mobile homes, who are living in  established communities and  using municipal facilities.  Representatives of both BCSTA and the UBCM agreed  that a further liason meeting  should be held early in 1973  when the government's legislative program is known.  For Real Estate on the  Sunshine Coast  K. CROSBY  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons ��� 886-2481  <*^^*0^^^*^^F^0^^0^^0^0*m^*0+0^0^0^f^^0^^0^^^^^0^*m*m*^F+*+*+*+0**+0*^*^^^��� i^^^^^**^^��^^*%��%^^^^^  N. Richard McKibbin  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  NOW AT NEW LOCATION, MARINE DRIVE  GIBSONS, B.C. Phone 886-2062  have you go* the Metal-  SpaSheftj-6h^  problem?  TAKE IT OFF!!  ADD TO THE BEAUTY OF THE PENINSULA  BY ADDING TO YOUR ENTERAINMENT  RUSTY, NOISY, UNSIGHTLY. RATTLING  POTENTIAL LIGHTNING RODS  ANTENNAS REMOVED FREE ��� We love our Community  CABLE T.V. INSTALLED FOR  AS UTILE AS $15  Be a king in your casHe by being royally entertained  COAST CABLE VISION  L  SECHELT  Phone 885-2444  HAVE YOUR WALL TO WALL  CARPETS STEAM CLEANED  GRANVILLE CARPET CLEANERS from Vancouver will come to the  Sunshine Coast with their crews and equipment to do your carpets  the Steamcleaning Method  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL:  DeV  ries  loor Coverings  1659 Sunshine Coast Highway at Wyngaeri Road, Gibsons  Closed Monday ��� Open Tuesday through Saturday, 9 - 5:30  886-7112  Fri. 9 to 9 Farm freeze hits area  ���The provincial government  farm land freeze as applied! by  the Regional District board  has halted a proposition proposed by a client of the  Charles English real estate  firm in Gibsons.  This land 27 acres, in the  area between the S~turn and  the cemetery corner, is owned  by Dorant and Mrs. Susan Ir-  gens, retired. The land has not  been farmed for many years  and is on the upper side of the  highway.  Ed. Cuylits, Regional board  GdARMnffl)  REPAIRS  885-24_?l  Sechelt Jewelers  planner said in his report at  the February meeting of the  board that there have been  isolated cases where develop -  ment of land assessed as farmland has been stopped. He explained that the area between  the S-turn and the Cemetery  corner was involved.  The project the Charles  English firm has in hand concerns the development of a site  for campers, tenters and trail  ers, something badly needed  in this area, based on Coast  News experiences with continued enquiries from, visitors  seeking a place to camp.  Back of the proposition is  is the Kampgrounds of America organization which has established five or six similar  camps elsewhere. The camps  now operating in the United  States and Canada include a  swimming pool, trailer rentals,  hot food, rest rooms, hot show  ers, laundry facilities, groceries, campground supervision  and utility hookups.  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  Motor-Vehicle Licences  Motor-Vehicle licences are available at the Municipal  Office, South Fletcher Road, Gibsons, B.C., during regular  hours, 9 aan. to 4:30 p.m, Monday to Friday.  The office will be open for licences on Saturday, February 24, during regular hours.  Cheques must be certified and made payable to the  Minister of Finance.  February 21, 1973.  David Johnston,  Municipal Clerk.  SERVING YOU ELECTRICALLY  ��� HEWIMSTM1ATKKS  ��� REWIRIHO  ���UECTRK HAT  ��� DESIGN  ��� MAUrmttlfCE  PHONE  AFTER HRS (ROB)  AFTER BBS (ED)  886-7605  88S-7858  886-7406  Peninsula Hotel  SATURDAY Mar.4  LIVE ENTERTAINMENT  Pizza will be available  Phone 886-2472 FOR RESERVATIONS  Coast News, Feb. 28, 1973.     3  Fred Corley a former Gibsons area resident is a member of the KOA organization  having left here in mid-Decem  ber to open a KOA camp in  the interior.  KOA officials having look  ed over the area have selected  the land bordering the S Turn  running back towards the  mountain as a good site for  this type of camp. Whether  the government freeze will affect the area remains to be  seen. Farming on the Sunshine Coast has never become  a top-rank venture.  Grant surplus  may be used  Money unused in homeowner grants may soon be used to.  reduce the land charges assessed by the Regional District  board for its water system.  _ In the past the homeowner  grant was strictly for payment  on land and home improvements and what was left unused was a dead loss to the  taxpayer. Now* it was reported,  at the February Regional District board meeting, with the  land charge appearing on tax  assessments any left-over in  the homeowner grant could, be  applied to the board's land  tax.  This year the board will  send bills to all owners on the  system as before but they will  indicate that the land charges  will be collected with their  provincial property taxes. .  There are some details still  to be worked out but due to  the urgency of the matter and  with the realization that major  changes have been made, some  adjustments may be necessary  The main disadvantages to  this system is that it will not  provide the board with the  usual funds from accounts  paid early in the year immediately; following billing.  This breakthrough with access to the provincial rolls will  undoubtedly be pursued with  -interest by th�� 'board's water  and finance committees as it  opens up several alternatives  for improving and simplifying  the water billing system.  Nurses seeking  expanded role  An expanded role for  nurses in the delivery of  health care, including nursing  representation on all health  care planning bodies, is recommended in a brief presented to Dr. Richard G. Foulkes,  director of the Health Security -Program project, by the  Registered Nurses^ Association of British Columbia.  The RiNABC delegation,  headed by Margaret Neylan,  R. N., president, urged early  implementation of a proposal  for an educational program to  prepare nurses for expanded  roles in primary  care.  Mrs. Neylan said nurses presently working in expanded  roles in community settings  and remote areas are graduates of traditional programs,  who have broadened their  skills mainly through then-  own effort.  The RNABC is hopeful that  provincial funding will enable the initiation of the proposed program this year. Cost  of the program for 1973 is estimated at $72,000.  The RNABC brief also stated the need to plan for the  transfer of appropriate functions from highly skilled and  highly paid professionals to  other health workers.  y^     Your Horoscope  Horoscope for the next week  By TRENT VARRO  ARIES - March 21 to April 20  Some remarkable 'occurrence'  could change your entire outlook on life in general this  week. You may not see the  immediable importance of  this, but you can be sure it's  there!  TAURUS - April 21 to May 20  Conditions should be much  better for the sign of Taurus  than they have been for the  last week or so. There's a lot  of hard work involved, but  you will find yourself able to  cope with it.  GEMINI - MAT 21 to June 20  Business matters are pretty  certain to be better for this  week. You deserve a lot of  credit for the way you have  handled all business dealings.  Your rewards are hot far off.  CANCER - June 21 to July 21  You should be able to "breathe  easier" now, when it comes to  transportation. The adverse  aspect is gone from your chart  This does not, of course mean  that you should become care-  _���S_r  LEO - July 22 to August 21  Things look very active for  Leo right now. You might  even be so busy, that you  don't "see the woods for the  trees." Keep calm and serene,  and do first things first. Don't  . fiddle, around with unnecessary details.  VIRGO - August 22 to Sept. 21  There's a tendency right now,  to feel that "everyone is  against you." This is simply  not true. They may be jealous  of what you have accomplish-  RECORD BROKEN  Though definite figures will  not be available until later in  the year, a conservative estimate indicates tourism in British Columbia broke all previous records in 1972i. The disclosure was made by Hon.  Ernest Hall, who quoted the  $548,099,000 in the Department  of Travel Industry annual report. Mr. Hall said the total  would most likely be on "the  low side" when final figures  were obtained from Statistics  Canada, the source from which  all calculations are made.  ed,  but certanly not  "against  you!"  LIBRA  -   Sept. %% to Oct. 22  The chart for Libra is very  similar to that of Virgo. Although yor may not realize  it one day last week was probably one of the "luckiest"  days you have had. in a long  time. This may take some  understanding!  SCORPIO - Oct. 23 to Nov. 21  A lot of gain is in the stars  for Scorpi0 if you handle  things properly at this time.  There are many persons looking to you for advice and leadership. Play it sensibly!  SAGITTARIUS Nov 22 Dec 20  The signs of Libra and Leo  can help you immensely at  this time. Pay particular attention to what these individuals have to say. You have a  great deal to gain by it.  CAPRICORN - Dec. 21 Jan. 19  There's a tremendous "easing  of tension* 'entering this sign  now. A great deal of gain can  be made out of seemingly unimportant matters. 'Don't try  to "set the world on fire" all  at once. Take your time!  AQUARIUS - Jan. 20 - Feb. 18  If you are wise, it should be  "business as usual" this week.  Trying to do too much all at  one time, will only slow you  down. There should be some  tremendous gain coming to  you later on this year.  PISCES - Feb. 19 to Mar. 20  "Be silent" when it comes to  radical changes during the  next week! You'll have plenty  of time a little later to further  your aims in- life. Don't get  into arguments! Just string  along and play it cool.  (Copyright 1973 by Trent  Varro.   All   rights   reserved.)  Gibsons Public Library is  open from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays  and Saturdays and from 7 to  9 pjn.  Thursdays..  Blake C. Alderson, D.C.  CHIROPRACTOR  Post Office Building, Sechelt  Wednesday 10 am - 5:15 pm  Saturday 10 am - 2:30 pm  Phone Office 885-2333  NEED FLOOR COVERING!  CARPETS  TUB  UNOIEUMS  For coverings that please  Ken DeVries  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.  1059 Sunshine Coast Highway at Wyngaert Road, Gibsons  886-7112  Closed Monday ��� Open Tuesday through Saturday  9^5:30 ��� FfLf9to9  MUSTANG  FLOATER COAT  Men's and Ladies' Models  The Latest Styles and Colors in  Canada's First & Finest Floatation Garment  Now in stock and available on the Sunshine Coast  AT  MARINE MEN'S WEAR  1585 MARINE DRIVE. GIBSONS  S86 2116  ��^*A^NM*��W^i^**^  Headquarters for MUSTANG Sportswear  Also Fast Service on special orders for  Floater Coats - Children's Sizes  Floater Vests - for Men' Women & Children  SUNSHINE COAST ARTS COUNCIL  PRESENTS  .  INTERNATIONAL FOLK  FESTIVAL '73  Sunday, March 4,2:15 p.m., Elphinstone Secondary Auditorium  ADULTS $2.00  O.AJ\ and  STUDENTS $1.00  Tickets Available at Coast News, Bank of Montreal, Gibsons; Gallery Shop, Sechelt  or Directors, 886-2631 ��� 886-2095  DON'T MISS THIS COLORFUL EVENT ~~T_s-3-a_j-foi&_j^^  r__U��f.r��l^��ati__:W_.l-i.-��'jlt'l "-':_��� JW.*.  __>-__S.*-'^_?.��-'!  f'-to_.'��_r.^c---i;-prM!ii.  __ -Udtji-M .���!��__��-l#_B_,��_ _3!SM��_n.*ai��HWX-."SMC��U_^_��ukix_��ai��gUi.w  ��*_^____J_!-_-=->l_Ul-��4i-WU��^^ HI  r-_ ~...-,.~,��^.."-ct-pt^^  4     Coast News, Feb. 28, 1973.  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  Deadline ���> Tuesday noon  5c a word, minimum 75c  Subsequent Insertions % price  Box Numbers 25c  25c added for bookkeeping on  ads   not  paid one  week   aftei  Insertion.  Legal ads 25c p*r count line.  Subscription Rates:  B.C. ��� $4.00  USA and overseas $8.50  East. Canada $5.00  Phone 886-2622  COMING EYENTS  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons, 886-2827  SEE THEATRE AD  ON PAGE  8  Mar. .4: Sun., 2:15. Elphinstone  Secondary Auditorium, Arts  Council sponsors International  Folk Festival. Tickets at Coast  News and Bank of Montreal,  Gibsons and Gallery Shop, Sechelt.       '   TMarch    16:    Gibsons    United  ���Church Women, Shamrock Tea  and   Bake   Sale,   Fri.,   2  p.m.,  United Church Hall.   BIRTHS  HUSBY ��� Nick and Sherri  Husby are happy to announce  the birth of their second son,  4 Scott Tyler, 7 lb., 5 oz. on Feb.  17, 1973, at St. Mary's Hospital  A brother for Dean.  LOST  DEATHS  BOURNE ��� Passed away Feb.  19,  1973, at St.  Mary's    Hospital,       Charl e s  Newton   Bourn  of Gibsons. B.C.  age   73   years.  Survived by 1 brother William  E. Bourn of Vancouver. Late  member of Mount Elphinstone  Masonic Lodge No. 130, A.F. &  A.M.   Roberts   Creek.   Cremation. ___________  GIBSON ��� On Feb. 15, 1973,  in Jalapa, Mexico, Oliver Russell Gibson. Survived by his  loving wife Jocelyn Georgia, 2  sons, Joseph and Anthony, 3  daughters, Janet Thorhingtori,  Carolyn McGregor, Wendy Gib  son, sister, Vina Beeman, brother Gib Gibson. Funeral was  held Sat., Feb. 24 at Harvey  Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. D.  Brown officiated Interment at  Seaview Cemetery in the Legion plot.  CUD OF DUNKS  We would like to apologize for  the inconvenience caused by  delayed orders, and wish to  thank all our customers for  their patience and understanding.  ���Avon Products of Canada.  HOP WANTED  Sechelt Building Supplies requires mature man with capabilities for yard and/or store.  Call Hayden, 885-2283.  FREE  RENT  Couple caretaking, beach near  Sechelt. No salary, 3 room furnished  apartment. Phone 434-  1298 collect. .  Need ride to Van. Mon thru  Fri. first ferry and return. Ph.  886-2366 after 9 p.m.  WORK WANTED  Plumbing repairs, insulation,  odd jobs. 24 hour service. Ph.  886-2993.   Backhoe available for drainage ditches, water lines, etc.  Phone 886-9579.  Private, experienced slasher  will clear property. Phone 886-  2300 after 5 p.m, ^^  Sewing, ; alterations and repairs. Call 886-2334 and renew old acquaintance.  ��� T.V. ~~'  SERVICE  Phone 886-2280  TYPEWRITER  &  ADDING MACHINE  SALES & SERVICE  Phone 886-7111  TRACTOR WORK  Plowing ���-Discing  Posthole digging  Light Grading  Sam Lawson 886-2398  FURNACE INSTALLATIONS  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Financing Available  Pall Thomas Heating, 886-7111  We provide a complete tree service for the Sunshine Coast.  All work insured and guaranteed to your satisfaction.  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES   .    885-2109   OIL STOVES  Chimney Sweeping  Cleaned and Serviced  Phone 886-2834 after 5 p.m.  Grey male cat, white neck and  face. Lost at Granthams. Please  call 886-2198. Reward.  Female "Irish setter, vicinity  West Sechelt. Reward. Phone  885-2669.  FOUND  Truck key found outside Kenmac Parts, now at Coast News.  NOTICE  For Latter Day Saints in this  area, contact 886-2546.  Tarot Card Reading  B. Niblett, available to read  cups at afternoon teas.  886-7217  MISC. FOR SALE  34 ft. diesel tug, will consider  part trade. Phone 886-2459.  1 large old style bath hi good  condition, $50. 886-2887.  One Rokkoman electric guitar.  $85. Phone 886-7073.  Baby buggy, walker, cuddle  seat, Blaytex bottles and mattress. Phone 886-2868.  Do you require bookkeeping,  statements, balance sheets, and  personal income tax? Phone  386-9331.  Lilyod's stereo, good condition,  $85. Phone 886-7250.  Beauty Counselor is back. For  quality    beauty    aids,    phone '  Joyce at 886-9331.      2 of your used pocket books  for  1  of ours. Wide choice.  We carry a full grocery stock  fresh and cured meats.  Store   hours,   9   to   6   week  days 11 to 5 Sundays.  GRANTHAMS  LANDING  Store, Phone 886-2163  AMWAY  Tron Johnson,  886-2546  TUPPERWARE  Roberta E. Johnson,  886-2546.  PROPANE SALES & SERVICE  Winston  Robinsbhy   886-7226  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales. Pb.  885-9713, Sechelt  LIVESTOCK  HORSESHOEINC  Phone for appointment  886-2795   CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  Sports car, '64 Porsche convert.  New Semprits clutch, tune-up.  $1,000 cash. Phone 885-2897.  '57 Chev 2 door hardtop, '52  GMC % ton custom truck; '67  Yamaha   305.  Phone  886-7018.  Valiant for sale, good condition. $175. Phone 886-2601.  1968 Volkswagen, has only  travelled 7,000 miles on rebuilt engine, new tires front  and back. In good running  order.   $800.   886-7461.  BOATS FOR SALE  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  FUELS  COAL  Drumheller Lump  Drumheller Egg  Heatglow Briquettes  PRATT ROAD  AUTO WRECKERS  Phone 886-9536  ANNOUNOEMHB  If you are concerned about  someone with a drinking problem call Al-Anoh at 886-r7128.  886-7325, 885-9409. Meetings St  Aidan's Hall, Wed., 8 p.iri.  Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  885-9534, 886-9904 or 885-9327.  Gibsons meeting Monday. 8:30  p.m. in Gibsons Athletic hall.  For membership or explosive  requirements contact R. Nimmo, Cemetery Road. Ph. 886-  7778. Howe Sound Farmers'  Institute. Stumping or ditching powder, dynamite, electric  or regular caps, prima-cord,  etc.  COTOTESSEDirr"-  FIRE EXTINGUISHERS  RECHARGED  Skindivers available  for salvage work  Marine Hardware  Fibreglass, paint, rope, canvas  WALT NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.   Gibsons. 886-9303   The Dominion Map Ltd. revised Sunshine Coast map is now  available at the Coast News  Charles English Lfd,  REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE  SUNNYCREST SHOPPING CENTRE  GIBSONS; B.C.       Ph. 886-2481  NOTARY PUBLIC ��� APPRAISALS  TUWANEK ��� New view house, close to beach and boat  launching pad. $27,500 FP  GOWER POINT ROAD  oh' terms.  i Cottage on half an acre. $16,500  SEAVIEW ROAD, Gibsons. Less than 2 years old, attractive two BR home on tidy lot, first class view. Convenient to all amenities, and only $23,000 FP,;cash to $14,000  agreement See this.  School Road in Gibsons, one half acre suitable for development. Full price $8,800.  Gower Point, Extra large lot, 100 x 265 potential view.  $5900.    ���;'-'  Langdale, uncleared lots with a view arid services, $4000.  Jack White ��� 886-2935  Ken Crosby ��� 886-2098  Jay Visser ��� 885-2300  Mike Blaney ��� 886-7436  K.BUTLER REALTY LTD.  ALL TYPES OF  INSURANCE  Gibson?, B.C.  Phone 086-2000  MEMBER  MULTIPLE LISTING  SERVICE  YOU'RE INVITED  Sat., March 3: SXJ. Golf &  Country Club. Bridge Night.  Sat., March 24: S.C. Golf &  Country Club,: President's Dinner and Ball, $7.50 each. Formal preferred. Vancouver orchestra. Sechelt Legion. ...  Sakinaw    Lake    Retreat:    90'  beach, cute cabin, fully furnished. Boat float: $27,500.  Large wooded lot, all services available. $7,700.  Must be sold! Charming 4  room bungalow in desirable location .Some view. $8,750 down  and assume existing agreement  at 8%,%.;  Try your offer to $18,000 full  price on established mobile  home with large extension, carport.   Situated  on  double  lot.  Howe Sound Waterfront Lot:  Piped water and good road access. Ideal boat moorage. $11,-  500, terms.  LISTINGS WANTED.  EWART McMYNN REALTY  Gibsons  Phone 886-2248  Roberts Creek: Beautiful gardens, fruit trees, sheds and  comfortable 2 bedroom home,  all on 5.8 acres facing on paved road. All this for only $30,-  000.  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C  Notary Public ^~-  Vince Prewer, 886-9359  Wally Peterson, 886-2877  Ron McSavaney. 886-9656  PROPERTY FOR SALE  HOUSE & HOBBY FARM  IN VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  on Highway 0.01  2.1 level, cleared acres with  spacious 3 bedroom modern  home with fireplace. Excellent  bafri and two cottages. Close  to shopping plaza and schools.  F.P. $35,900 Cash to mortgage.  Phone 886-7577  View lot for sale in Gibsons,  2 blocks from Government  wharf. Phone 112-324-4277.  FORRfflT  1 sleeping room, close in, Gibsons. Phone 886-9912.  Bonniebrook Camp and  Trailer Park  1  site  available for  trailer  up to 50 ft.  Phone 886-2887  Waterfront unfurnished 2 bedroom side by side duplex. No  dogs. Phone 886-2887.  3 bedroom home for rent,  Gibsons area. $135 per month.  Phone 886-2152.  Office space in Harris Block,  Gibsons. Phone 886-2861 after  5:30 p.m.  '.  Suites at Seaside Plaza, heat,  electricity, garbage removal included in rent. Phone 886-7564  or  886-9303.  2 bedroom luxurious suites.  Gibsons, on the hill with view.  Occupancy Feb. 1, 1973. No  children or pets. References.  For appointment tQ view, call  886-7112.  WANTED TO RBn  VIEW  Heart of Gibsons, bright new  1 bedroom apartments All electric cabinet kitchen, All new  electric appliances, wall to  wall carpets, vanity bath, c/w  shower etc., heat, private entrances. Bent $1!60; Phone  886-2248.  Centrally located, unsurpassed  ' view lot. New home area. 886-  12940.  '������* ' " :���:���!   DELUXE PAN ABODE  L Lovely new 3 bdrm Pan Abode  , home, built to high standards,  ��� professionally  designed inter-  * ior, Wr-w quality carpets, mo-  i saic  tiled  bathrooms,  oil  and  electric heat,_replace ,numer-  ��� ous extras, two additional bed-  * rooms in beautiful finished  ; ground floor in-law suite. Dou-  l ble  carport, paved drive and  parking to be completed; part-  : ly landscaped. Very attractive  i convenient location, 1226 Gower Pt. Rd. in Gibsons. Direct  ; sale by builder, as little as  i $3,000 down. Possession within  ; one week of purchase. Phone  886-7884.  i Two large panoramic view lots.  * Good spring water supply. Gower Point. R. W.. Vernon. 886-2887.  MOBILE HOMES  2 bedroom house, Gibsons-  Roberts Creek area, for family with children. Phone 886-  2180.  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  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  DEADLINE. TUESDAY NOON  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2622  ! 12 x 51 2 bedroom well built  I mobile home, C.S.A. approved.  :'. Partially furnished only $5,990.  .[��� Ph. 886-7301. _  y 1971 Lamplighter, 12' x 63', 3  I bedrooms, fridge and stove,  j $150 down take overpayments  i of $116 per month. Apply ��t  < office, Sunshine Coast Trailer  ;;Park. 886-9826.  / .10' x 55' 3 bedroom Glendale,  j furnished or unfurnished, set  ; up in Trailer Court. Priced for  ' quick sale. $5750. Phone 886-  ��� 7839.  [ 10' x 46' Mobile home, $4900,  ."��� at Sunshine Coast Trailer  j Court. Phone 886-7111.  } Brand new 12' x 68' Leader, 3  i bedrooms, shag carpet, colored  ��� appliances, full CSA Z240 cer-  ; tjfication, fully furnished and  ' competely set up for only $10,-  ���} 700. Can be seen at Sunshine  Coast Trailer Park, Gibsons.  SECHELT AGENCIES  MEMBER OF THE MULTIP__ I_STING SERVICE  ���       Phone: Office 885-2235  From Vancouver Toll Free ��� Zenith 2012     .  24-hour Telephone Service  FREEHOLD PROPERTY ��� SELMA 2790  High up, off Nestman Road, above Selma Park, a cleared  100 x 1S5 ft. lot. At this low full price of $3600 it's a good  future bet, especially since other lots within the area have  sold in the $6,000 range.'See now.  CALL: BOB, 885-2235 or ves 885-9461  GIBSONS -v; ��� 2794  Hillside view lot on Sargent Rd., 65' x 129' in area of new;  homes. CALL JACK WARN, eves. 886-2681  .95 ACRES WITH STREAM ��� GARDEN 2761  Landscaped garden, 103 feet road frontage, on regional  water, 2 room cottage, foundation for addition. Many outbuildings South slope, wooded area at rear. $5000 down  payment, good terms at 8% on full price of $16,000. Cash  offers considered. CALL PETER SMITH,  885-9463 eves.  HAVE YOU TRIED? S__MAP/_RK       . 2405  Owner is asking for an offer on waterfront lease lot and  house. We are asking $7,500 for this electric heated home.  Maybe your offer Will take it? CAILL BOB KENT FOR  AN APPOmTMENT, 885-2235  GIBSONS 2773  Goood buy for family in need of 3 bedroom home. % concrete basement, a-o. Separate dining area and utility. Only  $19,000. CALL JACK WARN, 080-2081';  PRIME LAKESHORE RECREATION^ 1X^ 2436  103 ft. your own lake shore ��� clean quiet water, wonderful boating, swimming, ��� Al for children, also close to salt  water. This lot less.'.than $107front foot, about- % price of  salt water frontage. Askirig $11,000 full price. TRY YOUR  OFFER. CALL PETER SMITH, 885-9463 eves.  ONLY $32,000 SELMA 2743  Large building 1800 sq. ft. 2 lots of approximately 17,500  sq. ft. with 135 ft. road frontage, 10 ft. access to beach.  Best view fronting on ocean in this area. Property is zoned  "P" Building will soon have vacant possession; Make your  offers now. CALL BOB KENT, 885-9461 eves or 885-2235.  60..ft. flat waterfront, Furnished Duplex 2701  Level beach lease lot, your summer or permanent home for  only $5,800 full price, just depreciated value of sound  building, no inflation price. Side by side duplex is furnished, rented year round, easily converts to single use.  CALL PETER SMITH, 885-9463 yes.  WATERFRONT & QUIET STREET.... SOECHELT 2778  Level waterfront lot in Village of Sechelt. Dogwood and  evergreen trees with clear area for building site. Located  on quiet street. Full price $14,500, terms. Offers on full  cash price, CALL JOHN GOODWIN, 885-2235  BUSINESS, l^MiS--^ __\1^D 2745   '  2 bedroom home, cafe business and property all included "  in down payment. of- ?$30,000. No better opportunity for w  able operators to make a worthwhile investment. For details CALL BOB KENT, 885-2235 or 885-9461  LOTS - PENDER HARBOUR, $500.00 DOWN 2669  Good treed lots, froin $4,950 to $6,000, just 10% down required, good terms, or your cash offer. Hydro and  water, close to shops and deep water. Let us show you.  CALL PETER SMITH, 885-9463 eves  or DON HADDENi 885-9504 eves.  2 BEDROOM HOME ON 1 ACRE - ROBERTS CREEK  2733  Over 1000 sq. ft. 2 bedroom home with full concrete basement and auto-oil heat. Wired for range, washer and dryer. Situated on one acre of gently sloping land with good  garden soil and water supply, on Highway 101. Quick possession. Price $25,000. For appointment GALL ;  DON HADDEN, 885-9504 eves.  HALFMOON BAY WATERFRONT - PRESTIGE HOME  2753  Near new 4 bedroom 2 storey home, has 2% baths, auto-  oil heat, double carport, and a covered sundeck above 30  x 12 hobby shop. The % acre lot has a gentle slope to the  40 x 12 ft. float on sheltered water at Halfmoon Bay. This  property is zoned CH and may be purchased with No. 2738  suitable for a marina or tourist accommodation, etc. FULL  PRICE $63,000. CALL DON HADDEN, 885-9504 eves.  HALFMOON BAY WATERFRONT - 2 BEDROOM HOME  2738  Sheltered moorage is hard to find but here is your opportunity to keep a float and a boat in front of this gently  sloping property. There is a south-westerly ocean view  from the 2 bedroom home situated 30O feet away from the  highway, and a guest cottage to take care of the weekenders. Buy it now while the price is only $29,000. Zoned  CII, and may be bought with No..2753 to provide a large  commercial site. CALL DON HADDEN, 885-9504  MOBILE HOME - SELMA PARK 2656  New 2 bedroom C.S.A. approved mobile home completely  set up on one of the finest view lots available. Lot has  16,540 sq. ft. Connected to Regional water, Hydro and  phone. Drapes, stove and fridge included in sale and 15' x  8' canopy and steel garden shed still in packing may be  included for full price of $17,900  CALL DON HADDEN, 885-9504  ASK FOR FREE CATALOGUE OF REAL ESTATE  Agencies Ltd.  Realty & Insurance  Box 128, Sechelt Phone 885-2235  Or call Toll Free from the Greater Vancouver Area  ZENITH 2012  (E.&O.E.)  24-hour telephone service  Get your printing at Coast News Pioneer Girls at encampment  Parents and friends attended  a special Pioneer" Girls Encampment service Sunday evening at Calvary. Baptist church  when ranks and badges, were  presented to the girls. A large  mural, depicting pioneer life,  and four young children dressed as early settlers, helped to  create a mood for the program.  Pilgrim Bonnie Horner read  the Scripture lesson> and Colonist Ruth Madison led in  prayer. Pilgrim Guides. Mrs.  Eleanor Wolverton and Miss  Pat Erickson, with their guitars, led the girls in asong-  fest. Two enjoyable skits were;  presented by the girls. Several  girls from the Pilgrim section  spoke briefly on what the earning of badges meant to them,  and Colonist Wanda Erickson  spoke on what Pioneer Girls  meant to her.  Before an open Bible and  candle light, Mrs; Kay Owen,  Chief Pilgrim Guide, with the  help of her assistant Guides,  presented the following ranks  and badges:  Maureen Forsyth: Voyager  rank, Handcraft, Kitchencraft,  New Life, Water.  Barbara Lyttle: Voyager  rank, Handcraft, Kitchencraft,  New Life, Pets ^/,   '..:v-W"::v.,'  Cathy West: Voyager Rank,  Handcraft, New Life, Pets.  Natalie Jack: New Life badge  Doreen Webber: Voyager  rank, Handcraft, Kitchencraft,  New Life  Kelley , Webber: Voyager  rank, Kitchencraft, New Life.  Loretta Harrison, Voyager  rank, Kitchencraft, New Life,  Handcraft.  Gail Wolverton: Voyager  rank, Kitchencraft, New Life.  Shannon McGivern: Voyager  rank, Handcraft, Kitchencraft,  New Life.  Lena Jonas: Voyager rank,  Handcraft, New Life.  iNaomi Nygren: 'Voyager  rank, Handcraft, New Life.  Sheila Spain: Voyager rank,  Handcraft, Kitchencraft, New  Life.  Louise      Wilson:      Voyager  No toll cut!  B.C. Tel maintains there is  insufficient telephone traffic  between Sechelt and Pender  Harbour to warrant lifting  present toll charges, the Regional District board was informed last week. The request  came as the result of Director  J. H. Tyner of Pender Harbour  appealing for board support to  have the tolls removed.  The company found that only 29 percent of phone customers made three or more calls  per month to Sechelt and there  appeared to be even less interest in the reverse direction.  To provide a nonrtoll service  an initial capital expenditure  estimated at $150,000 would be  necessary, the company said.  Further, the phone company  says the net loss of annual revenue from present charges  would jnean an additional  charge of 75c on residential  phones and $2.90 for business  customers,  COOKIE WEEK DATE SET  Girl Guide Cookie Week  takes place April 27 to May 5.  Funds obtained this way help  finance the Guiding program  for British Columbia's 37,000  members which includes "  Brownies, Guides, Rangers and  Cadets.  rank,  Kitchencraft, New Life,  Water.  Angela Hilstad: Sew craft.  Joanne Braithwaite: Voyager rank, Handcraft, New Life,  Pets.  Bonnie Horner: Voyager  rank, Handcraft, Kitchencraft,  New Life.  Betty Wilson: Voyager rank,  New Life. .  Lorraine Elson: Kitchencraft  Mari Robertson: Kitchencraft. ���  Mrs. Mary Madison, Assistant Pilgrim Guide, directed  the girls in the receiving of the  awards.  Chief Colonist Guide, Mrs.  Joan ��� Rigby and her assistant,;  Mrs. Sylvia Spain, presented  Trailblazer ranks toj Karen  Evans, Ruth Madison and Wanda Erickson. Party Planning  badges were earned by these  three girls, and Ruth Madison  received her Junior Swimming  badge. Wanda Erickson obtained her Sketching. badge and  her Needlecraft. badge;  Mrs. Mildred Erickson, committee chairman, chaired the  meeting, and Mrs. Arlys Peters presided at the piano. Mrs.  Evelyn Cooper and Mrs. Dar-  lene McQueen were in charge  of the ^Pioneer' GirlS handcraft  display table.  Pastor Erieksbn spoke briefly, arid then-extended congratulations to the Guides and  girls on their achievements.  to Vancouver  Two field trips to Vancouver  have been planned this week  for Elphinstone students. One  group wiil go to UBC, Friday,  for the university's Open  House. -On Saturday, anothar  group will go to the Playhouse  Theatre to view the play Old  Times by Harold Pinter.  Mrs. B. Rankin and Mr. R.  Graham will take 50 students  to UBC, leaving on the 9 a.m.  ferry, arid lunching in the Student Union Building. They will  be met at 12:30 by Eleanor  Swan and Cameron Hercus,  two former students of Elphinstone, who will guide the  group. At 3, the exhibits from  the various departments will  be open until 6. Students will  return on the 7:20 ferry.  This tour is part of a program designed to familiarize  students with the universities.  Speakers from, both UBC and  SFU; have made an appearance at Elphinstone in order to  further the student's information about learning on a univer  sity level. Mr. Reid from Sechelt Elementary will also be  taking a group of students.  Lions have plan  Sechelt's,Lions Club would  like to irnprpve the $0,500 investment Sechelt council has  in Hackett Park and in a letter to council suggested it carry out a plan which would result in a caretaker there.  Council, of ; the opinion it  was time it ha_ a watchdog at  the park, looked favorably on  the suggestion that the club  improve the building by adding an upper storey as living  accommodation for a caretaker, plus a shower for sports use  arid the inclusion of a Lions  Den which would'become club  Regional board  lists committees  Sunshine Coast Regional  District committees for 1973,  as announced Thursday by  Chairman Lome Wolverton  are:  Executive Committee: Committee of the whole.  Finance committee: Chairman F. West, J. Tyner, R;  Relf. --',������'��� -  Planning committee: Chairman J. H. Tyner, B. Lang, H.  J. Almond, and any Director  within whose area any iterii on  the Agenda may be.  Water committee: Chairman  J. LC'Wolyertoni R. Relfi H.  Slade, B. Lang; V  Garbage committee: Chairman H. Slade, R. Relf, W. Peterson.  Building committee: Chair- .  man H; J. ^mortd, H. Slade,  J. L. Wolverton.  Fire committees: West Howe  Sound, J: L. Wolverton and F.  West; Roberts Creek, H. Almond, F. West.  Municipal Finance Authority  representative, F. West.  Hospital Advisory Committee^ F. West, R. Relf, W. Peter-  Son.  ' '���-���-"     ,'������������'-'  In Court  Kenneth Verhulst, Gibsons,"  was found guilty on a charge  of speeding. Mr. Verhulst was  issued a traffic violation report for the infraction and  under the present system  chose to dispute the ticket before the court.  Alvaro Log Co. Ltd., Gibsons, Was fined $25 for having  an oversize load" under the  Dept. of Commercial Transport act.  Lome Kevin Jones, Roberts  Creek, was convicted of opera  ting a rilotor cycle without insurance and was fined the mini  mum of $250.  William Barnhart, Gibsons,  was convicted on a charge of  causing a disturbance in a pub  lie place, and fined $50 or  seven days. Court Was told the  charge resulted when the accused atteriipted to bring an  . opened bottle of beer which  he was drinking into the licenced premises. When told by  management' this Was an infraction of the government  Liquor act and he would have  to leave, the accused proceeded to belabour employees with  insulting and obscene language in front of the other ^patrons.   "������.;.' V V   . ''   '-;'  .  John F. Goodwin, Gibsons  was fined $25 or three days  for toeing a minor in a licenced  premises. Court was told Mr.  Goodwin was in the Peninsula  Hotel beer parlour while being  under the age of 19 years.  John Aubrey Austin, Gibsons, was convicted on a charge of indecent exhibition. The  case was remanded for three  weeks for a pre sentence report.  GUILTY OF ARSON  Benjamin Paul, in his 30s,  pleaded guilty in Sechelt court  to a charge of arson and burglary connected with the fire  that destroyed a building of  of the Sunshine Coast Rentals  Ltd., Davis Bay. Stolen property was recovered by RCMP.  Bud Koch, proprietor, is continuing business despite the  fact that the insurance does  not cover his entire loss.  Last Monday, Feb. 19, was  Gibsons first glorious day of  spring. Not only were the crocuses and snowdrops out, but  most of the members of the  Old Age Pension Association,  Branch 38 as well. In fact, the  hall was packed with ;happy  people, there being, not one  vacant chair.  ,-Following the opening ceremony, two minutes' silence was  observed in memory of Mrs.  Irene Anderson, who recently  passed away. A new member  added to the membership was  Mrs.  Christine MacKenzie.  Jim Holt referred to the difficulties some; members were  having in regard to securing  transportation. Discussion followed, and he was nominated  chairman of the transportation  committee to arrange for members with cars to pick up those  in need of this service.  As the i organization's electric kettle had ceased to operate, Mrs. Irene Hansen offered  to donate a new one, and her  offer was gratefully accepted.  President Lome D. MacLar-  en mentioned that as Gibsons  OAPO was approaching its 15th  year, the annual birthday party would be celebrated at the  next general meeting. He also  reminded the group that in the  next few months, plans would  be made for trips to Hawaii  and Great Britain. He said he  had received enquiries regarding these tours, frorii Old Age  Pension organizations as far  away as Trail.  Joseph K. Kampman and  Mrs. Jo Ann Rottluff of the  Sea Cavalcade outlined the  many ways in which the organization could assist in the  Sea Cavalcade, August 3, 4 and  5. Special emphasis was placed  on establishing a Hospitality  Centre where visitors* could be  directed to hotels, motels and  overnight lodging in private  homes, as well /as restaurants.  The OAPO will have for consideration an Old Time Dance  during Cavalcade dayrs.  DAMAGES REJECTED  The appeal by William Davis  of Franklin Road, Gibsons for  damages as a result of erosion  through storms to his property has resulted iri a department of municipal affairs ruling that the care of property  is up to the owner; of such  property. The Crown accepts  the responsibility only of lands  held in the name of the Crown  Gibsons council was informed.  COLLEEN CONNOR  of  Roberts  Creek,  winner  of  the first- Sunshine Coast Arts  Council scholarship which was  presented by Mrs. Doreene  Dockar, chairman of the Arts  Council. 1 .  Coast News, Feb. 28, 1973.     5  AWARDS PRESENTED  On February 12 .awards were  presented at Gibsons Elemen-i  tary School by President Jack  Morris of the Royal Canadian  Legiori branch 109. These were  the top three winners of the  Remembrance Day literary con  test. Lorie Plows was first,  Michelle Phillips, second and  Kathy Burritt, third.  The winners were presented  with cheques and certificates,  and the six runners-up with  cheques.  For the ending of that  quotation which you cannot remember ��� or the  . origin of a particular saying ��� ask Miss Bee. She  may be able to get the information for you. Miss  Bee's, Sechelt.  w��>��������->�����������������������������  GENERAL MEETING  All members please attend  New members welcome  Monday, March 5f 8.00 p.m.  J. GURNEY'S  HOME, CEMETERY ROAD  ._*:__  WRITE FOR A BROCHURE  K.ll Greenhouse Builders Ltd.  7498 GRIFFITHS AVE.,  BURNABY, B.C.  522-0375  % **        ������ >f        v ^ > - -' > *  < * ,  , ,   -    fc-   ** (- ',      V  ,(������'���     !*        <-.''/'  '      /s  s&''sfii-Mtm  Thousands of copies have been produced for lawyers  real estate companies and others on this Coast News XEROX  Yours can also be copied at rates varying  according to the quantity required  Phone 886-2622 for further information Editor:  Of recent date there has  been considerable activity in  dredging at the mouth of  various creeks, namely Rainy  River flowing intQ Thornbor-  ough Channel near Port Mellon. At the present time dredg  ing is being carried out at the  mouth of the Langdale Creek  adjacent to the British Columbia Ferries Terminal  of that  name.  As regards Langdale Creek,  I am very aware of the necessity of dredging which is occasioned by recent freshets  carrying material directly into the basin and mooring of  the vessels berthed at that  Terminal; Over the years the  mouth of the Langdale Creek  has undergone a fair amount  of work and disturbance to the  estuary.  At the terminal a rip-rap  diversion has been placed to  divert the creek, clear of the  basin, never-the-less the diver  sion in the opinion of Mr. Fin-  layson is inadequate in that  the material is washing and  in lieu of this he would strong  ly recommend heavy rock material and/or driven pile thus  effecting a permanent diversion and allowing this estuary  t0 regain its growth and its  ability to handle fish without  constant disturbance.  A few years ago the mouth  of the Langdale Creek was a  prime source of cutthroat  trout and salmon to run the  creek.  Still on the subject 0t Langdale Creek he pointed out that  above highway 101 the federal  dept. of Fisheries have placed  a barrier to collect debri and  prevent a washout or disturbance of culvert under the  said highway. In short he believed the culvert to be inadequate and storm damage this  season would prove this correct. Finally as the routing of  new highway from the Langdale Terminus would be engineered partially within the  basin and adjacent to Langdale Creek, we would hope  that considerable care was  taken by the engineers," he  wrote.  .  Dredging operations at  Rainy River have also removed material from the estuary  and I believe that in both  cases that the material gathered from these two creeks is  being transported for fill to  the British Columbia Ferries  Terminal at Tsawwassen.  Gibson Rod and Gun Club  These past few years, the  now the Gibson Wildlife Club  and the Lower Mainland Wild  life branch of your department  Mr. Finlayson wrote, adding  that the club has not always  been particularly happy with  the response especially from  the federal Dept. which does  not feel that our streams have  much promise and carry few  fish. This is very true, but  these are the only streams we  have and I could name a dozen others that are being violated worse then these. Should  I continue I would begin with  Chapman Creek, the only water shed with domestic potential in the Lower Sunshine  Coast being logged to its very  head   waters.  In conclusion, he wrote  that he would be much obliged if the minister would review,; all Works especially with  the Dept. of Highways to -use  the utmost care and to impress  upon the Fish and Wildlife  Branch that they use every  possible means tQ have the  streams  recognized   and   pro-  _6C_G_l  ���JP*.B: FINLAYSON.  * ���* *  Editor: Was in the dentists  office, a short time ago, and  on the wall was displayed the  following. "Due to changes in  the federal taxation system,  we regret that we cannot allow any monthly accounts. We  expect all treatment to be  paid for as it progresses.  The only exception to vthis  rule is where you are using  an official budget plan or prepaid  insurance."  I came out from the treatment room 15 minutes later  and $23 poorer, and my heart  went put to these .dedicated  public servants, who I am  sure would like t0 see all of  us with the teeth we deserve,  but due to the policy ot_that  naughty federal government,  allows the dentists to collect  100 cents on the dollar before  you leave the premises, while  any other business I-know  puts aside about 10% to coyer  follow through and collection  of accounts and bad debts.  Let's be honest about this  and cut out the "We regret"  and put- in "It is with heartfelt gratitude", or failing this,  absolve the federal government from all blame in the  good fortune of the darlings  of the drill. J. S,. Roberts  Creek  FASHIONS  Be comfortable and confident in this smart, slim coat.  Welcome chilly days with  fashion's favorite coat of  many colors! Crochet squares  with fingering yam, then join  ��� very easy* Pttern 7472:  Misses' sizes 8-16 included.  Seventy-five cents for each  pattern - cash or cheque or  money order. Add 15 cents for  each pattern for first class  mailing and special handling-  to Anne Adams Patterns, c/o  Coast News Pattern Dept. 60  Front St. West Toronto.  Print plainly Pattern Number  Name, Address. Totally new  1973 Needlecraft Catalog cram  med with knit, crochet styles,  crafts. 150 designs, Free patterns. 75 cents.  Be a fashion winner! See  100 easy fascinating styles -  choose one pattern free in all  new Fall-Winter catalog. 75��  Instant Sewing Book ��� cut  fit, sew modern way. $1.00  Instant Fashion Book ��� what  to - wear answers. $1.00  New!  Instant  Money  Bock.  Learn  to make  extra  dollars  from your crafts  $1.00  Instant Macrame Book . .$1.00  Hairpin Crochet Book .. $1.00  Instant Crochet Book   ..$1.08  Instant Gift  Book       $1.00  Complete Afghan Book. .$1.00  FABRIC HOUSE  GIBSONS  For all your Sewing  and Knitting Needs  Marine Drive 886-7525  G>     Coast News, Feb. 28, 1973.  The Coast News and all  other businesses get the same  treatment as dentists. Taxation is paid on accounts receivable regardless of whether  you get to collect these funds.  Home building  continues strong  There appears to be no letup in building so far this year,  F. A. Reyburn, building and  plumbing inspector reported  to the February meeting of  the Regional District board  last Thursday night.  The first permit was issued  Jan. 4 and for January there  were 22 permits valued' at  $165,800 compared to 20 valued at $153,200 for January  last year. Up to Feb. 20 permits for the month totalled; 33  valued at $270,600. There were  also five sets of plans on hand  valued at $79,000 bringing this  year's total to $515,400 which  is $76,200 more than last year.  Mr. Reyburn noted that the  main building trend is still in  the Halfmoon Bay Pender  Harbor  area.  CONTROLS  DESIRED  Action by the federal government to establish direct  controls to curb inflation and  stabilize prices was called for  in a resolution' unanimously  approved by 400 delegates attending the annual meeting  of Federated Co-operatives  Limited at Saskatoon.  Church  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's  Rev. David H. P. Brown  Morning Service 11:15  Sunday School, 11 a.m.  4th Sunday, 9 am., Communion  St. Aidan's  Sunday School 10:30 a.m.  Sunday Service 2:30 p.m. _  GIBSONS UNITED CHURCH  11:115 am., Divine Service  9:30 a.m., Wilson Creek  2:00 p.m., Roberts Creek  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  Gibsons, 886-7449  . Morning Worship, 9:30 a.m.  Sunday School 10:45 a.m.  Evening Fellowship 7:00 p~m.  Thursday, Prayer and  Bible Study, 7:30 p.m.  BETHEL BAPTIST  CHURCH  886-7449  Mermaid & Trail, Sechelt  Morning Worship Service  11:15 a.m.  Wednesday, Prayer and  Bible Study, 7:30 p.m.  Rev. W. N. Erickson (Pastor)  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL ~  Member P.A.O.C.  Phone 886-7107  Highway and Martin Road  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Service 7:00 p.m.  Wed., Bible Study, 7:30 p.m.  Fri., Accent on Youth, 7:30 pjn.  Pastor G. W. Foster  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  :  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sundays,  10 a.m. & 7:30 p.m.  Bible Study, Tues., 8 pjm.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  "In His Service ���  _  At Your Service  THE DIVINE ART OF LIVING  THE BAHAT FAITH  Informal Discussion  885-9568 ��� 886-2078  7427  fy��)^Bu*^i  Sew and So's meet  Gibsons Sew and So's are  changing their meeting days.  tQ the first, and third Wednesdays of the month, from 1 to  3:30 p.m. in the fellowship  room of Gibsons United  Church.  This small group of ladies  has been meeting for more  than, a year to sew, knit and  quilt. They have completed  two quilts, four childrens  sweaters, ten dresses, seven  dozen diapers, 43 receiving  blankets and four af ghans for  ��������  guests  the Red Cross this year. They  also \ made various handicraft  work to be sold at church f unc  tions.  If you desire to join these  ladies phone Mrs. M. Huktala  886-2341 or Mrs. L. Hume  886-2951. Next meeting will be  Wed. March 7.  WANT SOMETHING DONE?  You'll find the help you need  in the Directory  Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Saunders, Franklin Road and their  daughter Mrs. Nutter of Chilli  wack   were   flown   to   Prince  George and return and put up  at the Simon Fraser Hotel, for  the weekend Feb. 17, to' 20, as  quests of the Ladies Auxiliary  of the Royal Canadian Legion  Branch 43 of Prince George.  The occasion was the 45th  anniversary of the auxiliary  of which Mrs. Saunders is a  charter  member.  Conceited? When she take? a  mans pulse,  she  allows  for  her affect on him.  of MEETING  SUNSHINE COAST CREDIT UNION  32nd ANNUAL MEETING  WEDNESDA^^  Old Legion Hall, Mermaid Street, Sechelt  All Credit Union Members - Plan to attend  VISITORS WELCOME  This is YOUR Credit Union. This is YOUR opportunity to express  YOUR views. You will be asked to elect your officials for the  next year. You will receive reports by YOUR board and officers  on last year's performance. Dividends for 1972 will be announced.  FEBRUARY 26 to MARCH 3  Learning Disability Week  HELP STAMP  Learning Disabilities  The Sunshine Coast has an  Association for Children with Learning Disabilities  DID YQU KNOW THIS?  Anyone interested please contact  Virginia Reynolds -886-9515 or Celia Fisher - 886-2362 SUN SHIN E   C 0 A S T   DIRECT OR Y  ACCOUNTANTS  VY. PHILIP GORDON  CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT  Room 208, Harris Block  Gibsons  Ph. Bus. 886-2714} Res. 886-7567  AUTOMOTIVE  SERVICES  NBEOTIR^?  Come in to  COASTAL TRB  at the S-BENDS on  Highway 101  Phone 886-2706  BANKS ~  ROYAL BANK Of CANADA  GIBSONS Branch-Ph. 886-2201  SECHELT Branch-Ph. 885-2201  HOURS  Gibsons: Mon. - Thurs.  10 a^m. -]Z p.m.  Fri, 10 a.m. -6 p.m.  Alternate Tues. 10 - 3; 4 - 5.30  Sechelt: Tues.  - Thurs.  10 ajn. - 3 p.m.  Fri, 10 a.m. -6 p.m.  Sat., 10 am. - 3 p.m  BUILDING SUPPLIES  TWIN Cm LUMB��  .BUILDING SUPPLE Lfd.  Everything for your building  needs  Free Estimates  Gibsons Sechelt  886-2291-2 885-2288-0  L&HSVYANSONLTD.  READY-MIX CONCRETE  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations  New Hall Sheet Metal Bldg.,  Porpoise Bay Road  885-9666, Box 172, Sechelt, B.C.  BULLDOZING, BACKHOE  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations ������Drainage  Waterlines, etc.  Ph. 886-0579, Roberts Creek  '-^fi  SICOTTE BUUDOZING LTD.  ��� LAND CLEARING  * ROAD BUILDING  Phone 886-2357  SHOAL DEVEL0PMBCT LTD.  Sand & Gravel  Fill Hauling  Backhoe Work  Light Bulldozing  Evenings ��� 886-2891  Phone 886-2830  CABINET MAKING  OCEANSIM FURNITURE  .CABINET SHOP  Hardwood Specialists  Custom Designed Furniture  Kitchen and Bathroom  Cabinetry  Remodelling  R. BIRKIN  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  Phone 886-2551  I  CHAIN  SAWS  SKHET CHAIN SAW ONTRE  ������'��� LTD.  SALES & SERVICE  Chain Saws ��� Outbpards  Boats ��� Marine Supplies  Sechelt 885-9626  CONSTRUCTION  FLOATS ;-- WHARVES  SOUND CONST.  Coastal and Island  Contracting for  Seawalls, Boathouses, etc.  G. Wallinder 886-93Q7  PAUL'S MASONRY  D7 STONE IS THE GAME  PAUL IS THE NAME  Also Fireplaces and Bar-B-Q  886-7220  MOWM- C0NCREH  Driveways - Walks  Placing & Finishing  Floors - Patios - Stairs  FREE ESTIMATES  Box 884, Sechelt, Ph. 885-9413  CONSTRUCTION (Cont'd)  ~RBrpNCE CONSTRIiaiON  .   Now located  on the. Sunshine Coast  ALL CARPENTRY  AND CONCRETE WORK  Phone 987-6858 Collect  STUCCO  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRY  GAMBIffi CONSTRUCTION  FRANK FRITSCH  886-9505, Box 522,  Gibsons  V.MARTIDDU  GENERAL CONTRACTING  .   or framing only ;  .   Remodelling, Finishing  All work guaranteed  If you want to try me  Phone VICTOR, 880-2856  R.R. 1, Henry Rd.^ Gibsons  ROOFING & FLOORING  CALL STAN HILSTAD  about your roof���lg or flooring  ��� n.cc____s  Gower Pt. Rd.       Ph. 886-2923  ROBOTS CREEK DRY WALL  Taping and Filling by hand  and Machine  Spraytex Sparkle Ceilings  Free Estimates at any time  GOOD SERVICE  Phone 886-7193  CLEANERS  1   HR.  COIN-OP DRYCLiANERS  SAVES TIME & MONEY  Sunnycrest Plaza  next to Royal Bank  886-2231  ______________________  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SffiVICES LTD.  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  886-2938 885-9973  Call us for your disposal needs  when renovating  or spring cleaning  Containers available  ELECTRIANS  BLAIR ELECTRICAL  Contracting & Engineer���ig  Residential - Commercial  Wiring  Phone 886-7816  AQON ELKTRrC LTD.  RESIDENTIAL  INDUSTRIAL  MARINE WIRING  ELECTRIC HEAT  LINEWORK  886-7626,    886-7560  SIM ELECTRIC tftL  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  FUELS & HEATING  PARKINSON'S HATING Ud.  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  HOW SOUW  J-IT0R SERVICE  Specialists in  Cleaning  Floor Waxing, Spray  Buffing, Window Cleaning  RUG SHAMPOOING  Phone   886-7131,   Gibsons  MACHINE SHOP  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHUrt SHOP  & MARIMB SERVICE Ltd.  Machine Shop  Arc & Acty Welding  Steel Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive - Marine Repair  Standard Marine Station  Phone 886-7721  Res. 886-9956  EATONS BUY-UW  CALL 886-7515  Gibsons B.C.  MISS BETS  CARD AND GAT SHOP  Wharf Road, Sechelt  P.O. Box 213  Ph.  885-9066  Coutts-Hallmark Cards &  wrappings; Gifts, Picture  Puzzles; English bone china  cupsj saucers, etc.  Boutique   Items  Local Artists' Paintings  ___________________________  IfN WR A Y'S TRANSFK Ud.  Household Moving & Storage  Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone 886-2664 - RR. 1, Gibsons  ������ ^__________________Z_I'it'  Sunshine Coast Highway "  ���Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants ���?  Landscaping,    Pruning   Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer  ���'licensed for Pesticide Spraying  1 Phone 886-2684  OPTOMETRIST : ~~"���'���'  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES  NOTIONS, etc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE  TO ALL MAKES  FABRIC HOUSE  Marine Drive  Gibsons 886-7525  RENTALS  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR AFPOl-JITMENTS  886-2248  SUNSHINE ROITAiS LTD.  V 885-2848  Rototillers,pumps,  jackhanvrners  All tools and equipment  7 days a week  8 a.m. to 11 p.m.  Sundays, 10 a.m. to 10 pjn.  T.V. & RADIO  PLUMBING  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES &  SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R.R. 1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2M6  NEVENS TY  SERVICE  PHONE 886-2280  SURVEYORS  SEASIDE PLUMBING LTD.  PLUMBING ��� PIPE1TTTING  STEAMFTTTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All work Guaranteed      *  PENINSULA PLUMBING  H-AT1MG & SUPPLE  Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES & SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  REFRIGERATION  JOHN HID-SMITH  REFRIGERATION  &  MAJOR APPLIANCE  SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Used   Refrigerators   for   Sale  Phone  886-2231  From 9 am. to 5:30 p.m.  Res. 886-9949  RETAIL STORES  C    &    $       ~  HARDWARE  APPLIANCES  Sechelt ��� 885-9713  ROBB.TW.AUBI  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  Sechelt Lumber Building  Wharf St. Box 607  Sechelt B. C  Office  885-2625  Res.  885-9581  LANDD SURVEYING  ROY&WAGOAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430 .  Sechelt 885-2332  TOWING  SECHEIT TOWING & SALVAGE  LTD.  SCOWS   ���  LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone  885-9425  TRAILER  PARK  SUNSHINE COAST TRAHBPARK  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.  Yacht club issue  tackled by mayor  Maintaining that Hon. Robert Williams inherited an ill-  advised decision which his department is reluctant to rescind, Mayor Ben Lang of Sechelt has asked the minister to  examine the yacht club issue  with a delegation of Regional  board members and Secret  Cove residents.  A copy of the letter he sent  the minister was read to the  Regional District monthly  meeting in its Davis Bay board  room.  Mayor Lang believes that  those granting the water lot  lease for use of the Royal Vancouver Yacht club, are not familiar with all the facts and  that the minister and his department have inherited ah ill-  advised decision.  Mri Robert Gibson obtained  a wjater lot lease in Secret  Cove.^The Regional Board then  with the co-operation of federal government agencies commenced a survey of the whole  Secret Cove area. While this  was going on Gibson's water  lot was turned over to the  Yacht club.  The mayor's letter stated  that some members of the  yacht club were very perturbed by the granting of this lease  and had asked him and other  Regional board members to  take further action, which had  been done so far without success. '"....  During the same meeting  board members were informed  the lands branch in Victoria  regretted it was not in a position to refer the assignment of  leases to Regional boards. The  director of lands said that in  view of the number of Regional Districts and the work involved, to refer assignment requests in each case would not  be possible.  Coast News, Feb. 28, 1973.      7  Point of Law  (By a Practicing Lawyer  Copyright)  Q: How long does it take to  get a judgment against someone after, they have been sued?  A: You should consult a. law  yer, unless the claim is for  under $500 when you may sue  yourself in small claims division of provincial court. If the  claim is for under $3,000, your  lawyer will prepare a county  court summons naming you as  plaintiff and the debtor as defendant.  This will be issued out of  the court registry and served  upon the defendant by a process server and the defendant  must, if he wishes to contest  the claim, file a document in  the court registry called an appearance. Again, this document should be drawn by a  lawyer. On the ninth day after the service of the summons  the plaintiff's lawyer may attend at the court registry and  enter judgment against the defendant unless in the preceding eight days the appearance  has been filed..  If the claims is for liquidated damages, that is, a specific sum of money, for example,  a debt, the judgment referred  to is called default judgment.  If the claim is for general damages, no specific sum of  money is sued for. General  damages can only be assessed  by the court. Common examples are injuries, pain and suffering, loss of limbs, etc. all of  which could arise from a car  accident or mishap caused by  dangerous premises;  In this case, the judgment  is called an interlocutory  judgment. This prevents the  defendant from disputing the  question of liability. The ques  tion of the amount of general  damages can still be disputed  at a later hearing and must,  in fact, be proved by the plaintiff whether disputed or not  by the jdefendant.  If the defendant filed an appearance, the plaintiffs lawyer must then obtain a trial  date which will be several  months later. At the trial, the  judge will decide wh0 owes  who how much, and give a fin  al judgment. There is a similar procedure in, the 'supreme  court of British Columbia  which hears claims of any  amount.  WANTED  Used furniture or -what  have you  AL'S USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons ��� 886-2812  Fire Alarm Procedure  ALSO INHALATOR  To place a Call at Gibsons OR Area covered by the  Gibsons Fire Protection District:  1. Immediately dial phone number 886-2345  2. Wait for someone to answer  3. Give them (A) Location of Fire & Address  (B) Name of Resident Involved  (C) Extent of Involvement  (D) Your Name  4. Ensure everyone is out of the building no  matter how small the fire is.  5. Dispatch someone or yourself to nearest  roadway to direct Firemen or R.C.M.P. 8     Coast News, Feb. 28, 1973.  "bowling  E & M BOWLADROME  High scores for the week:  Yvonne   Phillips  750   (276).  Don MacKay 727.  Ladies" Tues.: Jean Jorgen-  Lovely selection of Easter  cards and St Patrick's Day  cards. Miss Bee's, Sechelt.  son 226, Ellen Vancise 603, Leslie Bailey 230, Elsie Star 607  (266), Shirley Macey 620 (248)  Sandy Jepson 265, Carol Kurucz 698   (258,  253).  Gibsons A: Darlene Max-  field 626 (236), Gunner Christiansen 622, Vic Marteddu 70i  (268), Gwen Edmonds 631  (257), Eileen Poppel 230, Freeman Reynolds 646, Marion Al-  sager 242, Paddy Richardson  610, Mavis Stanley 603, Art  Holden 671 (280), Henry Hinz  622 (253), Don MacKay 727  (268, 258).  Wed., 7 pjn.: Dan Weinhandl  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons ��� 886-2fc27  Thurs., Fri, Sat., Sun., Mon., Tues.  SKYJACKED  GENERAL  March 1, 2, 3/4, 5, 6  COMIIfG: DR. ZHIVAGO  671 (266), Ron Evans 621, Art  Holden 605. '  Thurs., 8 p.m.: Boris Meda  697 (261), Vic Marteddu 626,  John Wilson 666, Maureen  Sleep m2 (258, 229), Red Day  685 (304), Doreen Crosby 249,  Mavis Stanley 617 (240, 237)  Ron Evans 690, Ray Delong  608.  Ladies Wed.: May Jackson  254, Yvonne Phillips 750 (276,  253), Ann Chapman 235.  Ball & Chain: Phil Gordon  634, Wally Langdale 709, Carol  McGivern 263, Teddy Benson  236, Don MacKay 644 (260).  . Bantams: Norine Fraser 250,  Cline Suveges 373, Larry Lineker 3115, Noel Fraser 380.  Senior Citizens: Emile Scheidegger 289 (187), Flo Chaster  265, Eva Pilling 339 (199), Ce-  cile Reitze 266, Ernie Reitze  286 (156), Art Teasdale 270,  Belva Hauka 276, Dick Oliver  329 (205), Jean Wyngaert 262.  Juniors: Iris Vedoy 543 (224)  Deana Bob 217, Susan Vedoy  518, Gerry McConneU 528 (232)  Pat McConnell 540 (219), Scott  Verrachia 518 (218).  Rugby season re-opened two  weeks ago Saturday and the  score -was 6-3 for Gibsons oyer  the visiting Capilanos __. Bill  Sluis stored a try, 4 points, and  Gary Gray added the two-point  conversion; The Capilanos scor  ed on a penalty (kick, 3 points.  Last Saturday saw Gibsons  at home again, this time hosting the Ex-_3frits TV. Gibsons  was in trouble. on the opening  kick-off. The Ex-Brits kicked  to Gibsons and it appeared as  if; no one wanted the ball as  the opposition recovered and  ran into the end zone for a try.  The convert was unsuccessful.  Gibsons then kicked off to  the Ex-Brits but continued to  play poorlyV The l_c-Biits were  awarded several penalty kicks  but Were not able to score.  Finally Gibsons got on the  scoreboard when tBill .;'Sluis  picked up a poorlypassed ball  from an Ex-Brit and went in  to score, John Crosby added  the two point conversion.  Ex-Brits again kicked and  Gibsons reverted to'their ear  lier style and again found them  selves down 7-6 when the Ex-  Brits scored on a penalty kicfc  The half ended with the score  7-6 but Gibsons had been lucky  to get jo���! so easily.   ���  The second half started a  littlebetter for Gibsons with  the locals managing to contain  the visitors a little more but  they were still unable to score.  Each time, it appeared as if"  Gibsons were likely to score  the Ex-Brits would recover  the ball and kick it downfield.  Even though Gibsons controlled a greater majority of the ,  play it was the Ex-Brits who  added to the score with another penally kick, making the  score 10-6.  Gibsons then began to press  and on some good passing and  a fine run by Bob Johnson,  scored. John' Crosby added the  two points, and the score was  iZ-rlO. Gibsons continued to  press and; late in the game  were awarded a penalty kick.  John Crosby attempted and  succeeded on this kick and the  game ended lo-lO.  The game was probably the  poorest played for Gibsons with  a lot of talking back to, the  referee and the players apologize to the fans for their unsportsmanlike attitude.  The next two games are  away with Gibsons meeting  Trojans IV at Slocan Park and  Surrey the following week.  Both games start at 1 o'clock.  A MYSTERY  Sechelt's council was mystified at its meeting last week  when, a letter from Robert  Kelly, garbage collector, v?as  read. In it he apologized for  some behavior and bad language. Council, having nothing  on which to base .discussion  on the letter ordered it filed.  1W0H  YOWKXT  PAR  OF SHOES  AT  WIGARD'S  885-9345        SECHELT  ILL WE DO IS JUST FOR TOD  SERVICE SAVINGS SATISFACTION  CO-OP  Ass't  14 oz. ..  Case of 24 ..  PEAS  4*��95c  $5.49  CO-OP  19 oz. .  Choice  Case of 24  3*>r79c  $6.29  Evaporated Milk  ....    2) for^pl  $9.60  CO-OP  15 oz. tins  Case of 48  CO-OP Whole  Kernel, 12 oz.  Case of 24 ...  CORN  CO-OP  4fo,95e  $5.49  DOG FOOD  HUSKY  25V_s oz. ..  Case of 24  $4.95  *M0*M0*MM*Mfc0*0w*M0^**%*^****M*0*0MM*^M^M_h#��MM^AMMM?  PRODUCE  .. 8 ibs.$l  JAVA  ^^^^0+0^S  GRADE A LARGE  59c  doz.  ^^a^^jj^^^..^^...^.^ ���____���_^_><-1tf--_--1<-^r-w-_OJ-u-1_r_M->^^  lAMMAMMAMMWWkMMAAMWMMWAAMMMAAMM*  41DAIJ/*E    II III* E   ^QON&TifrUTED  flKAIlUE   JUIwC    CO-OP, SWEETENED, 48 oz. tin  ORANGES 5 .-89c  BEEF STEAK  TOMATOES  29c  lb.  FROZEN FOODS  PEAS & CARROTS  45c  PINEAPPLE JUICE  LARD  CO-OP  48 oz. t_i  TENDERFLAKE  1 lb. pkg.     2 .,79c  3,���$1  5.$1  CO-OP FANCY  2 lb. pkg. ...   CHOPPED BROCCOLI  49c  CO-OP FANCY  2 lb, pkg. .'_...  BRUSSEL SPROUTS  75c  CO-OP FANCY  2 lb. pkg. ..  PINEAPPLE  CRISCO  KON-TIKI  Sliced Tid Bits, 19 oz.  SHORTENING  1 lb. pkg.    COOKING OIL  48 oz. .  BLUE RIBBON  Regular,  1 lb.  .  CRISCO  COFFEE  TUNA  WHIPPED MARGARINE  PAPER TOWELS  CLOVERLEAF  Flaked, 6% oz.  PARKAY  8 oz. cups  3,.,69c  43c  $139  85c  53c  2���45c  SCOTT DECORATED  TWIN PACK .........  KING SIZE ��� 5 lb. box  TIDE  Laundry  Detergent  $1.79  IVORY LIQUID 99c  32 oz.  FRIDAY NIGHT ONLY  7:00 pm to 9:00 pm  SUGAR  WHITE  10 lb. bag  $1.49  *^0*0*^0*^0*0*0^^*0^^^^^^^^^^^^^^m^^^^^^^^^0+^^^^i  GREAT  NEAT  NEW ZEALAND  LAMB LEGS  END CUT  SLAB BACON 85c  lb.  lb.  BEEF  SAUSAGE    75c  COTTAGE ROLLS  $1.19  lb.  Ready to Serve  lb.  1   t0*0+0+**0m**0*0***0+*+0*^***+^^^^^t  Friday night, the person  whose grocery order is  going through the checkout when the alarm goes off  will receive  Steel Carving Set free of  charge. Effective Friday  nights, March 2, 9, 16,  23and30  PRNB EFFECTIVE THURS.. FRI., SAT.,      MARCH 1. 2,3  YOUR CO-OP FOOD  Gibsons B.C.  WE RESERVE THB RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES  Phone 886-2522

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