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 Projin.ial  Library.  The Sunsliiiie  PuDiianed at Gibsons. B.C.  Phone hWJtm  Volume 26  Number 13, March 28, 1973.  10c per copy  - ;t :,/;'_.t o  unanimous  on need for gym  The district school board favors proceeding with a gymnasium building in Gibsons,  more accommodation and renovation at Elphinstone school,  plus upgrading of existing facilities" at -other schools.  At a board meetihg last week  it side-traeked the idea of a  secondary school at Sechelt.  Projected attends���ce figures  revealed that Opeiung .a; secondary school at Sechelt would  curtail Elphinstone's teaching  program and. not allow a sufficient program for a Sechelt  school.''- ;.;:���;       V*'  The trustees were presented  with three proposals. Plan A  was for submission of Referendum No. 12 as soon as possible.  This referendum, actually the  defeated Na r.My;. callsjfor a  gymnasium, automotive^^ shop,  equipment and; ground costs.  . Plan sB* described as tentative,; called for envelop���lent of  a new referendum to provide  accommodation and renovation  at Elphinstone with additions  to upgrade existing facilities at  Langdale, Roberts Creek, Madeira Park, Sechelt Elementary  and Pender -Harbour Secondary School. ; The renovations  would include roofing and  grounds development.  Plan C called for a Sechelt  secondary school and the upgrading of existing schools as  in Plan B ��� or a new school  at Sechelt and ,up_3rad!ing Pender Harbour _nd Kphinstbne  only.' ,'"'__ .-,/ ,,.lr^.r^_ \_'J:l . 1- ���  , The ������tabu&tion ."loir which  trustees worked,v projected 5-  year figures for a new 8 to.  . 12 grades school" or a grade 11  and 12 school fbr the Sechelt  area.  The tabulation showed that  Elphinstone's 800 plus pupils  iwould be reduceu to 500 plus  Awhile the probable Sechelt  school, would! have 300 plus.  r. This would result in a' reduction of secondary programs at  Elphinstone while Sechelt secondary would hot $e ^able to  achieve the equal of _aphin-  stone's program. It could increase costs generally in bus,  teacher and maintenance services.  The trustees, individually  checked by Cto_uri_ah Mrs. A.  Labonte, decided! unairiiinously  to drop plan C and centre ef-  Kinsmen back  forts towards the gymnasium  at Gibsons. All favored the  gym but iiot necessarily with  the automotive shop, Trustees  William Nimmo and Terry  Booth desiring to have the  auto angle included. The new  plan would1: also include Madeira Park and Pender Haf-  bour schjbolsV      ,1 ���  The naeeting was one of the  best factually organized meetings- the board- has achieved  for a long time. It might have  _-. taken some little time to ab-;  sorb the figuresijbvk -when ex-  plained the trustees had &men-'  tal picture jbi^tKeientire school r  district; projected oyer a five  year period1.  swimming  A Kinsmen club proposal to  build a 25 metre swimming  pool in Brothers Memorial  Park came before the school  board ait last week's meeting,;  Norman Peterson and Bob  Dodyk explained the venture  and said it would cost. $50,000  for the open pool and $10,000  for change rooms. 'They explained, the club would be responsible for construction but  maintenance and operatioh  would be up to others, a group  or committee.  District Supt. R. R. Hanna  explained the board could incorporate an aquatic program  in its curriculum. The schools  already had a qualified instructor.  TO conclude discussion the  board explained that it could  participate on a rental basis  but under existing regulations  it would not be able to assume  maintenance and operation.  15 years packed into hour  VOLUNTEER WORK estimated to be worth up to $2,000  was performed Saturday on  the Recreation Centre grounds  when seven, trucks hauled "donated gravel and a bulldozer  spread it to improve the road  to the building site. Sunshine  Coast residents are invited to  a family picnic on Sunday, April 8 to see the work that has  been accomplished on the site,  'at no cost to the local tax*  payer, as it was financed  through federal grants and voluntary donations.  Vacated school  ABOVE fS THE^Gibspns -Bank T  This hour had 16 years, and  its theme was Happy Birthday.  It was the 15th anniversary of  Branch No. 38 of the Old Age  Pensioners Association. It was  rather sl- coincidence that 15  iyears ago the group started  with only 15 members, which  tbday numbers 158. There was  an enormous birthday cake to  commemorate the occasion, a  profusion of daffodils to feed  the soul, as well as a variety  of festive foods for the inner  man.        ���  But there was a more serious  side also, as the show must go  on. New members? There certainly were: Mrs. D. Carruth-  ers, Mrs. F. Craven, Mr. W.  Kent and Mr. and Mrs. J. Nor-  diri. Also welcomed were .Mr.  and Mrs. S. Spires, two former  members who had dropped in  to join in the celebration while  visiting this area.  The problem of transportation for members to arid from  the meeting Lhad^ not yet been  solved, as Jim TEIolt reported  that three additional Cars were  still needed, but the group was  pleased to learn that Mrs. C.  Mandelkau had offered the  use of her car for this purpose.  The Sea Cavalcade and their  plans were also discussed, and  the meihibers unanimously  agreed to help with the Information Centre, now being organized by the Cavalcade.  Then for May H and 2, the organization is planning to,sponsor a good will tour* and each  group participating . in their  program will be... eligible to  send a representative. President Lome MacLaren was delegated to join the tour.  S���aughhessy Hospital was also in the picture. An outline of  their need of material, for a  specific type of craft work was  " given, and1 the members were  asked to save old nylons and  pantyhose for this purpose. Later arrangements will be made  for these to be deposited in  cartons^ located in the various  supermarkets.  The group was most appreciative of the Kinsmen Club's  offer of the use of their club  room for committee meetings.  Now for travel plans. Memberswere almost1 afraid to even whisper these in view of  the criticism voiced by some  letter' writers. Pensioners do  indulge in a lot of travelling,  but probably it's because they  wish to see this world before  the next. On May 5 the group  will leave for Ren�� by bus, ;  and on October 6, they'll take  to the air for Hawaii.  Arrangements! were riiade for '  the annual Spring Tea on Friday,  April  27,   in which  the  community will - be, given ah  opportunity to participate.  So, in that hour 15 years  were reviewed, a birthday party held, and come the merry,  merry month of May they'll be  off to Reno, and just when  they've begun to settle down,  Hawaii will be their next port  of call.  of\Montreal display "of ,1973  Sea'Cavalcade winning posters  prepared by students in aH  Suilshihe -Coast .Schools. The  posters will move to Harvey's  Department store for April 2  to 7, the Trail Bay Mall, Sechelt from April 14 to 28 and  the Bank .of Montreal, Madeira Park, April 28 to May 12.  In all there were 2,030 posters  by students in the competition,  winners of which w^re announced last week.  carving  SPEED CUT TO 30 MPH.  The department of highways  has extended the 30 miles per  hour zone on North Road to  , the garbage dump road (Stewart Road). Signs were put up  Monday. Motorists are advised  to observe the speed limit for  this area.  v rEric Thomson, retired Hopkins Landing lawyer in correspondence with Lord Elphinstone following publication of  the Hans Peterson carving of  Elphinstone School coat of  arms, received^ from Lord El-  phistone the following letter:  From Lord Elphinstone,  Drumkilbo, Meigle, Perthshire.  Dear Mr. Thomson: I was  .delighted to get your letter  with the newspaper articles  and the excellent photograph  of the Elphinstone coat of  arms.  It looks to me to be a really  magnificent bit of work, and  I send my warm congratulations to the carver, and to the  boys who helped to assemble  it.  Reading the Coast News it  certainly seems that Elphinstone School is doing fine  things in all spheres. I hope  so much that one of these days  I shall be able to see the school  an_ the coat of arms installed,  and meanwhile I send my best  wishes for the school's welfare.  With many thanks, yours sincerely ��� Elphinstone.  Because of the need for use  of- the old Gibsons Elementary  school building for additional  Elphinstone students next  term, Supt. R. R. Hana recommended the building be held  in reserve. The board voted  that the school be used on a  temporary basis for Elphinstone classes during the coming school year until better arrangements can be made.  Wilson Creek Community association represented by Tim  Frizzell and Drew McKee, Davis Bay school principal, outlined a proposal.for a recreation site on part of the school  grounds. ' >  The area involved is 100 by  120 feet and would be black-  topped, fenced and lighted for  tennis, basketball, volleyball  and floor hockey, the project  completed by 1074. Mr. Frizzell  also explained that the Community association co-operates  now by allowing the use of its  hall twice a week for school  activities. The board approved going ahead with the venture providing there are no legal problems.  While the drainage problem  from the Madeira Park shopping centre had been resolved  in) connection with Madeira  Park school, the board learned  the problem of the ditch on  the east side of the school  would not be tackled by the  district engineer's department.  The board then decided it intended to fill in the ditch but  the hghways department would  have to provide a culvert as  the water that drained :nto the  ditch could not be termed a  school board problem.  As regards the application of  the Retarded Children's association for use of the old Gibsons  Elementary school the maintenance superintendct will be  asked to determine if the retarded school premises could  be expanded on its present  site.  Landce>st  to pass  lioiiie $ ?  Discussing land lot sizes in;  connection with a proposed sub  division by-law Clerk Neil Sutherland offered a remark  which fits neatly into the trend  of rising  land  prices,   at  last  week's meeting of Seehelt  council.   ��� . ��� ���::-%r/':,' ]���  Mayor Ben Lang and aldermen were discussing relative  size's of lots and their impact  on real estate and building  homes. Clerk Sutherland volunteered the statement that  "soon land will cost more than  the home to be built on,it."  Aid Harold Nelson reported  a Sechelt Timber Days event  will be part of this year's celebration. There will be six competitions for local area loggers  with a nail driving competition  for the women. A fishing derby  will be included.  L. & H. Swanson Ltd. was  awarded the bid for this year's  maintenance of Sechelt streets  and drainage in some sections  of the municipality with the  , work under supervision of Aid-  Ted Osborne.  ���  Mrs. Joan Korgan was named returning officer for the  Recreation Centre vote. She  will appoint her own poll  clerks.  Aldermen now hayeo copies  ~ 61 ~a~tr_aes" license' bylaw for  study and possible action  at  the next meeting.  When handling the subdivision bylaw it was decided that  a tentative minimum size lot  be 7,500 square feet with a  minimum 60 foot frontage be  considered at the first April  meeting, Whether such a regulation will apply to subdivisions now being developed will  be up to legal advice.  A letter from Mrs. McCut-  cheon outlining the availability of guest homes in the area  was passed over to the secretary of the Senior Citizens  homes organization.  Boys'baseball  tryout Saturday  All boys aged 8 years -and  over interested in playing  baseball should attend the try-  outs at Brothers Memorial  Park Saturday, March 31 at 1  p.m. Even if you have not registered, come to the park Sat.  urday.  All boys wno turn out will  be assured of a place on a  team. These tryouts include >  Bronco and Pinto League players and boys who were on a  team last year.  A baseball coach meeting,  will be held Wednesday at 8  p.m. at the Athletic Hall.  Those interested in coaching or  helping in any way should attend or contact Eric White at  886-7097.  SOFTBALL LEAGUE  At a meeting of the Softball  coaches it was decided to have  two leagues, Juniors, ages 9 to  12 years, and Seniors, ages 13  to 16. Coaches are still needed.  Girls are informed it is not  too late to register so call  Mrs. Irene Jewitt at 886-2561  after 6 p.m.  Support Your Crippled ChildrensEASTER SEAL CAMPAIGN 2     Coast News, Mar. 28, 1973.  %Mf  Subscription Rates: British Columbia, $4.00 per year, $2.25 foi  six months; Eastern Canada $5.00 per year; United States an<  roreign, $8.50 per year.  Published Wednesdays at Gibsons, B.C.  Fred Cruice, Editor and Publisher .  Second Class Mail registration number 0794. Return postage  guaranteed.  Phone 886 2622  P.O. Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  Praise for teachers!  One should be quite happy that school teachers are displaying interests which, while providing extra-curricular activities,  are also helping students to obtain an incentive towards better  learning.  Take for instance the school sports activities. These properly  handled, can go a long way to taking a student weak in school  effort and making him or her a person to be looked, up to. For  instance the greenhorn who has never had a chance on a ball  team, surprises himself if he swats the ball and makes his side  cheer. It can also happen in other sports for both girls and boys.  Take music, band music specifically, there is something outside of scholarly desire which makes the younger set take'on a  musical instrument to tootle-ootle and find out to their pleased  surprise they are making music.  There, is nothing like a school or unit of any kind that has a,  good esprit-de-corps and stands ready to protect that reputation  regardless of whether it is baseball, hockey, basketball or anything else.  Look at the intensity of spirit engendered by the senior Cougar basketball team which went all the way to the semi-finals.  The 1972-3 Cougar has set a standard, one that will be remembered by this year's students.  If there is any way the Coast News can help in this movement  towards extra-curricular activities in the schools, elementary as  well as senior, let us know but do not expect all things to be  photographed just because they happen.  The voice of White Rock  Under the heading Washing Our Feet in Bill 42 the editor of  the White Rock! Sun has this to say:  "Yes, the land act has been on everyones lips for a month. It  has been the subject Of teatime chatter by people who own no  more than a doormat caked in mud, and the daylong torment of  those who own what's left of farmland real estate.  "It has brought out the eloquence that hibernates in winter  toddies, and the full venom of political rhetoric usually reserved  for visiting mothers-in-law.  "But all this tumult and shouting was not wasted. At long  last came the necessary amendments from Messrs. Barrett arid  Stupich, and we turned our sights back to hockey once more.  "We sincerely hope the NDP has learned its lesson from this  unplanned catharsis^ one which infected everybody, including  those who've never seen a cow.  "The NDP has learned, we hope, that "public relations" are  not confined to nudist colonies or family funerals.  "Public relations means keeping tahjs on those who vote and  those who only threaten to, and selling them all on a better  mousetrap, first making sure it works.  "The public, Mr. Barrett must remember, is severely lacking  in faith ��� not only on Sunday, but all the way to the banjk.  "We were christened with'tl.o bottle of free enterprise, so it  will take time to get used to losing what we've assumed is our  right, the right to sell farmland to whomever we want for what  ever purposes.  "Therefore, Premier Nouveau, no more rash proposals sprung  on the unwashed, if you please. }  "Just bathe our feet first, and we'll do our kicking with fewer  snorts the next time around."  i  Quote of the week!  "1 am often asked whether I approve compulsory education,  and I usually reply that I do and that I wish we had it. We  only have compulsory attendance." ��� John Bremer, educationist  5-10-20 years ago  FIVE YEARS AGO  A 50 year CMHC $35,000  loan has been granted the  Sunshine Coast Senior Citizen  project at Sechelt.  Internal strife in the school  board office has resulted in  the resignation of the board  secretary   and   his   assistant.  Mr. A. Wagemaker was appointed administrator of St.  Mary's   Hospital  at   Sechelt.  10 YEARS AGO  Gibsons dress shops organize a fashion 'show to be held  at Elphinstone school in early  April.  A $27,000 sewage system is  proposed for the Sechelt Reserve with Ottawa providing  $17,000 and the band $10,000.  Council finally approve a bylaw covering electric signs on  buildings in the village.  15 YEARS AGO  Plans to beautify Sechelt's  waterfront include keeping  vehicular traffic from using it.  Gibsons Kinsriien club has  erected a grandstand at the  ball park for the benefit of  Little League ball teams.  Tony Gargrave MLA plead-  in the legislature for the government to drop the amusement tax.  20 YEARS AGO  The Social Credit Education  Financing Plan was defeated  in the legislature by a vote  with  a   narrow   margin.  With no work having been  done on the Port Mellon Highway for two months questions  are being asked why?  A   cottage   with   view   lots  one block from  the beach is  advertised to sell at $2,760.  A government  s a town  Don Lockstead, MLA  The Provincial government  has purchased the town , ot  Ocean   Falls   for   onev _rillion  dollars an d^ will reactivate the  newsprint mill as soon as possible.  I was notified by Bob Williams at 11:30 Friday, March  16 that negotiations were being  completed and I joined; the  government and compariy re-r  preventatives for the proceed-,  ings. The final agreement was  signed at 2 P.M. "::'���  Mr. Ted Vesak,, the riewr  manager of- the Ocean Falls  mill, and I immediately took  a plane to Ocean Falls, stopping at Vancouver to drop off  coihpany, officials. While iri  Vancouver, we contacted Ocean Falls to have a meeting arranged. /  When we arrived in Ocean '  Falls, we went straight to the  meeting, which was attended  by the entire population, ex-v;.  cept for a few people on es-;  sential jobs, and I rhade the  formal announcement.': . <  The announcement that Oce^  Your income tax  By the Institute of Chartered  Accoutants of B.C.  Laws governing the deductibility of entertainment expenses have remained, virtually unchanged in the new tax  legislation and the same gener  al rule of thumb still applies.  Entertainment expenses can  be deducted by a taxpayer  provided they are reasonable,,  incurred for the purpose of  earning income, and are not  personal or living expenses.  Thus the business lunch is  still a legitimate tax deductible, expense provided the cost  is neither excessive nor incurred for non-business purposes.  But there is a slight change  in the new act., Beginning in  1972, membership fees.T and  dues'will no longer be ifebnsfc^'''  ered tax deductible fcjr * th<>se*  clubs whose main purpose is  to provide dining, recreational  or sporting facilities.  ' While the Tax* Department  has riot actually listed the  names of the clubs which will  be affected, it is reasonable to  assume that membership fees  to such clubs as private clubs  or golf clubs will now be; non-  allowable expenses.  However, fees and dues paid  to such associations as the  Board of Trade and other non  profitable organizations wili  likely continue to be deductible.  While   the   new   legislation  means   that   membership   fees  and   dues  to  your  local   golf   \  club can no longer be consider-   \  ed   a   deductible   expense,   it   :  does not prevent you from en-  ���  tertaining a business client at  ;  such an establishment at reasonable expense and for busi- ���  ness purposes and then claiming tax deduction on those ex- ';.  penses. ,  ORNAMENTAL PLANTS  The ornamentals breeding  and research program at the  Agriculture Canada Research  Station, Morden, Man., is helping enhance the aesthetic qual  ity of Canadian living by de- ,  veloping hardier . flowers,  shrubs and trees for apartments, back yards and boulevards.  an Falls would not be allowed  to die was greeted by {cheers  all round. More than half the  people indicated {they {{washed  to stay, although-.^soinW; Had  ���gone too far in plans to leave.  Some of those-who have .already left have indicated they  wish to return.  We anticipate no serious  problems iri reviving the corri-  miunity, although there lare  many smaller items to take  care of. At this writing, I have  been very busy, arranging  with the Library Development  Dept. to stop the transfer of  books, which had been packed  and' ready for shipment, cancelling the transfer of hospital equipment from the Ocean  Falls hospital, arranging with  the Dept. of Education for  plans to continue schooling in  the area. Schools had been  slated to close this month.  One man expressed the feel  ing   of   the   meeting,   saying,  "We had nowhere to go, and  not much of a future, but now  we have a town and a job," and  We've got a new lease on life".  The purchase was quite a  bargain. It includes: All mill  facilities, hydroelectric dam  and generator, apartirients, dU  plexes, houses, a large hotel,  .office and shop buildings, and  comiriunity   recreation 'centre.  Public buildings saved were,  a new high school with double  ' gy mns, elementary school,  hospital, amphibious sea plane  base, court house, post office,  and. liquor store.  The reactivation of Ocean  Falls will be the first step in  revitalizing the economy of the  whole central coast, which has  been allowed to deteriorate in  the past.  I believe there is a bright  future for this strategically  important town.  Church  Services  N. Richard McKibbin  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  NOW AT NEW LOCATION, MARINE DRIVE  GIBSONS, B.C. Phone 886-2062  i*^*0m*+^*0^m0*0*0^^m0*0+*^+  BE ELECTRIC Ird  !)  SERVING YOU ELECTRICALLY  ��� H��WIMST/__TK>H$  ��� MW1RIH6  ���ElECTRK HEAT  ��� DESIGN  ��� MAWTfHAKCE  PHONE  ..AFTER BBS  (BOB)  ,< AFTER .HRS\(ED)  886-7605  886-7658  886-7406  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's  Rev. David H. P. Brown  Morning Service 11:15  Sunday School,  11  a.m.  4th Sunday, 9 a.m., Communion  St. Aidan's  Sunday School 10:30 a.m.  Sunday Service 2:30 p.m.  GIBSONS UNITED CHURCH  ll:_5 a.m., Divine Service  9:30 a.m., Wilson Creek  2:30 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  vu-ruu_i    P.A.O--   '  Phone 886-7107  Highway and Martin Road  Sunday  School 9:*5^am  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Service 7:00 p.m.  Wed., Bible Study, 7:30 pjn.  Fri., Accent on Youth. 7:30 pjn.  Pastor G. W. Foster  GUD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sundays,  10 am. & 7:30 pm,  ; Bible Study, Tues., 8 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  VIn His Service .���  At Your Service  THE DIVINE ART OF LIVING  THE BAHA'I FAITH  Informal Discussion  885-9568 ��� 886-2078  VILLAGE of GIBSONS  "Village of Gibsons Zoning By-law No. 241,1973  tr  Just as   I   expected������no  aogreftt-_{-t_oe.  A public hearing will be held on the above cited Zoning By-law No. 241 of the  Village of Gibsons. This by-law will affect all lands within the boundaries of the  Village of Gibsons. ' >  The intent of the by-law, in general, is to divide the municipality into zones and  to regulate the use of land, buildings and structures, including the surface of water, within such zones, or prohibit any particular use or uses in any zone or zones;  to promote health, safety, convenience and public welfare; to prevent the over-/:  crowding of land and to give due regard to the value of land, its potential, and  the conservation of property values.  The hearing will be held in the United Church Hall, Gibsons, B.C. commencing  on the date and time shown hereunder:���  Thursday, April 5, 1973, at 7:30 p.m.  The hearing will conxaience. On this evening particular attention  will be given to the area of the yiillage lying South of Winn Road,  (Post Office Corner). The meeting will adjourn and continue on ���  Saturday, April 7, 1973, at 2:00 p.m.  The hearing will continue. On this afternoon particular attention  , will be given to the area betwee Winn Road and all lands on the  South side of Highway 101. The meeting will adjourn and continue  on���     ��� ���  Thursday, April 12, 1973/at 7:30 pm.  . The hearing will continue. On this evening particular attention  will be given to the lands in the Village on the North side of, Highway 101 to the boundary at Reid Road.  A copy of the proposed by-law may be. inspected at the Municipal Hall, South '  Fletcher Road, Gibsons, during regular office hours, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday  to Friday, from the date of this notice until the conclusion of the hearing.  All persons who deem their interest in property affected by the by-law will foe r  afforded art opportunity to be heard on matters contained in the by-law. ���  March 21, 1973.  David Johnston,  Municipal Clerk. *  Horoscope ^  Horoscope for the next week  By TRENT VARRO  ARIES - March 21 to April 20  You may find plans of a roman  tic nature working Out well  for you now. This is a good  time for engagements or marriage for persons born under  this  sign.  TAURUS - April 21 to May 21  Tremendous   gains   are   yours  for the asking right now. Social activities, business matters  and love affairs are all under  are  reasonable   you   can   get  what you want.  GEMINI - May 22 to June 21  Your    decisions    in    business  matters   are   important   now.  Changes and expansion are indicated.    This    period    could  mean the start of a business  association    that    will    bring  great financial gain.  CANCER - June 22 to July 22  A   feeling   of   getting   settled  down   to  some  worthy  cause  will probably give you a great  deal of satisfaction. The course  you follow now should pay off  handsomely in the future.  LEO  - July  23 to August 23  All persons born in this sign  may  see   the  result  of  their  work  done in. the past bear  fruit during this period. Your  best move here might foe to  further   the   accomplishments  of the past.  VIRGO - Aug. 24 to Sept. 22  You can be sure of one thing  at this time; surprising benefits are coming your way. Per  haps years of hard work will  show you that they have not  been spent in vain.  LIBRA - Sept. 23 to Oct 23  The planets are preparing  some surprises for you; This  coming year you will -.probably see many changes for the  better. You may be given the  chance to gain the things you  have always wanted in life.  SCORPIO - Oct. 24 to Nov. 22  You may be on the edge of  making a. discovery that will  benefit all mankind. Don't let  a feeling of "what's the use"  deter you f rom - some very  worthy project. Your chart  looks good.  SAGITTARIUS Nov 23 Dec 21  Continue the line of work that  you have set out for yourself  during   the   past   six  months.  Keep cool, calm arid collected,  and  you   may be   amazed   at  the benefits that you collect.  CAPRICORN - Dec. 22 Jan. 20  Conflicting   emotions   at   this  time   may   be   puzzling,   but  you. will find that they are of  a   purely   temporary   nature.  Coriimon sense will, show; you  the right road to take.  AQUARIUS - Jan 21 to Feb 18  Planning    a   sensible    budget  for   your  household   expenses  will   work   wonders   in' peace  of mind at this time. You will  find that a budget made now  will work extremely well.  PISCES - Feb. 19 to Mar. 20  Voice your thoughts and ideas  : to all now. The world is ready  to   listen   and   take  heed   of  what  you have  to  say.  This  could mark the beginning of  a  business  enterprise  that. is  fairly certain to succeed. ,  (Copyright    1973    by   Trent  Varro.   All   rights   reserved.)  lOTiiiiniiMTiwiiriiiiii-iiiiiiHiniiiiiiwiiiinnwimTMm  The annual Lions Easter Seal  Appeal in aid of the 25,000  disabled children and adults of  British Columbia opened Monday  and ends April 22.  Take Notice that by Authority of the Wildlife Act  - "'T:-H'^"''iNY doe ���������]}  Found Running at Large and Harassing Deer  WILL BE DESTROYED  FROM MARCH 24,1973 to SEPT. 8,1973  In the following area: McNabb Creek to Egmont  DIRECTOR,  Fish and Wildlife Branch,    .,  Department of Recreation  and Conservation.  Sunshine Coast Regional District  Water  1973 Water Billing  The Provincial Government have instructed the Regional  District that effective this year the "land charge" element  of the annual water bill may be included on the annual  Provincial Property Tax Bill. This will enable qualified,  property owners to apply the Home Owner's Grant to this  charge. s  These instructions were received at the time the water  bills were being processed, therefore the only action that  could be taken was the cancellation of the charge on the  bill with a brief note stating that the charge would be collected with the Provincial Taxes. Thus the property owners on the Regional District system will receive bills or  notices as follows:  1. If he is a 'user', a notice on the bill advising him  that the 'land charge' will be included on his tax  bill and the regular 'user' charges shown applicable  to his property. Therefore, the only charges payable  directly to this office (or to local banks on behalf  of the District) will be the 'user' charge.  2. If he is the owner of vacant land, a notice on the original bill advising him that the 'land charge' will be  included on his tax bill.  Charles F. Gooding,  Administrator.  Cons y tYiers*    0     _  news   and   views^  by "  Consumers' Association of Cancda  ,��.vv."/;.  J *?-*���-���  ,^JsU  Well-meaning friends, neighbours and relatives always  "know best" when the time  comes to shop for an awaited  baby. Rather than ruin your  budget, try and stick to a few  general principles.  Consumers' Association of  Canada suggests. you consider  second-hand items for your  . baby. These are often. a good  buy since babies ..<. frequently  outgrow their equipment before it' is worn out; for ex-  ariiple, check second-hand  cribs, baby carriages and strol  lers. -   ,.-.  The carriage should have a  good brake arid a genuine  spring suspension. The rails  of the crib should be close together to prevent the baby  sticking his head through. Rol  lers may make the crib easy  for you to move but they also  allow "the baby to move it by  bouncing. Carpet-padded coast  ers are a good substitute. The  side of the crib should have  child-proof hooks.  Never use loose plastic to  cover a mattress, as there is a  danger of smothering the baby.  Sheets are especially handy if  fitted. They can easily be made  from the good parts of worn  double bed sheets. Three or  four sheets are plenty. Pillow  cases make ���.. good bassinet  sheets.    Blankets    should    be  lieht- weight     and     machine-  washable.   Thermal   weave  is  probably     most     comfortable  and is also easy to wash and  dry. Hand-knitted shawls  are  soft,  easy  to  manipulate  and  can  be   made  from  synthetic  yarn for machine washability.  When   purchasing    clothing,  remember that sleepers - also  called   playsuits   or   coveralls-  are by  far the handiest garment you could have for a baby.    They    are    comfortable,  lightweight  and  cosy  without  being too warm and are very  easy to launder. Quality is important because they are used  constantly.   The fabric - should  be   very   thick   and  stretchy.  There should be no collar because babies have very short  necks and a collar is uncomfor  table.  Snaps should be closely spac  ed, especially in the - crotch  area, and extend all the way to  the ankles. They should have  a loose rather than a tight hold  and should be set into a special  band of twill rather than just  a fold of the material, as other  wise they tend to pull out.  Don't buy a lot of baby cosmetics. Powders may cake in  the folds of the skin, and talc-  based powders are dangerous  if breathed in by a baby. Try  corn starch - it's an excellent  substitute.   Vaseline will  pro  tect the skin from moisture as     Coast News, Mar. 28, 1973:     3  well  as  mineral   oil,  One last point, there are a  number of basic necessities  that you will find useful to assemble before the baby is born  3 to 4 dozen diapers; 4 to 6  sleepers; crib or other place  to sleep; mattress; 3 or.4 sheets  3 blankets; 2 to 6 quilted pads;  ten 8-ounce bottles; nipples;  bottle brush and a diaper pail.  For complete details, write  to Consumers' Association of  Canada and ask for their buying guide, "Baby's Needs",  price 25 cents.  TRY ON  YOUR NEXT  PAIR  OF SHOES  AT  WIGARD'S  885-9345  SECHELT  NEED FLOOR COVERING?  ...�� i .   ���  ��� CARPETS      ��� TILES      ��� LINOLEUMS  For coverings that please  SEE  Ken DeVries  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.  1659 Sunshine Coast Highway at Wyngaert Road, Gibsons  886-7112  Closed Monday���'--. Open Tuesday through Saturday  9-5:30 ��� FrL9to9  it'seaste*  .      OEMS*** TYPEWRITER  &  ADDING MACHINE  SALES & SERVICE  Phone 886-7111  4     Coast News, Mar. 28, 1973.   WORK WANTED (C<Hlf d)  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  Deadline ���- Tuesday noon  _c 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 _k> count line.  Subscription Rates:  B.C. ��� $4.00  USA and overseas $8.50  East. Canada $5.00  Phone 886-2622  LIVESTOCK  CONING EVENTS  TWILIGHT THEATRE *  Gibsons, 886-2827  SEE THEATRE AD  ON PAGE 5  NOTICE  For Latter Day Saints in this  area, contact 886-2546.   _____  HEIP WANTED  SUNSHINE COAST  REGIONAL DISTRICT  Assistant Secretary-Treasurer  Applications are invited for  the post of Assistant to the  Administrator (Secretary -���  Treasurer) of the Sunshine  Coast Regional District and  Regional Hospital District. The  position requires a sound  knowledge of muncipal accounting procedures and the  successful applicant will be required to maintain the accounts of the Regional District  and Regional Hospital District,  and prepare financial statements and reports as required  by the Administrator. He will  also deputise for the Administrator in his absence and be  capable of taking minutes of  Committee and Board meetings.  Applications stating full qual  ifications, availability, and salary expected, and addressed to  the undersigned will be received up to April 30th, 197.3.  ���Charles F. Gooding,  Administrator.  P.O. Box 800, Sechelt.   OPPORTUNITY NOW  Jackson Bros. Logging Co. Ltd.  Openings for loggers, machine  operators, welders, industrial  mechanics. Men willing to  learn  are welcome.  Manageress required for. retail  outlet, Sechelt area. 5 day  week. Write Coast News, Box  2090.    '   ���  Experienced chambermaid. To  be on call, could work up to  be permanent position. Phone  886-9920.   WOMWANIED  ASSOCIATED  TREE SERVICE  -Dangerous   trees   topped,   re-  moved. Phone 886-7566.   Bacfchoe available for drainage, ditches, water lines, etc.  Phone  886-9579.   Secretarial work, letters, manuscripts, etc. done in my home.  Phone 886-7111. __    __ _  Plumbing installation and repairs. 24 hour service. Phone  886-2993. -_  Small cat available for land-  scaping, etc. Phone 886-9824.  Carpenter for hire, will do any  type of carpentry work, if .interested please call 886-2910.  Do    you    require    bookkeeping  statements, balance sheets, and  persona)    income    tax?    Phone  886-9331. x   Sewing, alterations and repairs. Call 886-2334 and renew old acquaintance.    We provide a complete tree service for the Sunshine Coast.  AH work insured and guaranteed to your satisfaction.  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES  885-2109  TRACTOR WORK  Plowing��� Discing  Posthole digging  Light Grading  Sam Lawson _886-2398  FURNACE INSTALLATIONS"  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Financing Available  Call Thomas Heating. 886-7111  OIL STOVES  Chimney Sweeping  Cleaned and Serviced  Phone 886-2834 after 5 p.m.  MISC. FOR SALE  April 3: Social," Branch 38,  OAPO, 2 p.m., Health Centre,  Gibsons.   BIRTHS  COVEY ��� Jerry and Joan  are happyvto announce the arrival of their daughter, Cheryl  Lynn, born March 20, 1973. A  sister for Melanie.   IN MEM0R1AM  FLUMEERFELT   ���   In   loving  memory of Forde, a dear son  and brother,   1936-1960.  To some he may be forgotten  To others part of the past.'  To us who loved and lost him,  His memory will ever last.  ���Ever' remembered  by  his  family. .'  10ST  REWARD  Green emerald ring lost Mar.  20. Gower Point Rd., Gibsons  to Gospel Rock. Please phone  -86-9890.  Blacksmiths vise, offers. Phone  886-9509.    Chev 4x4 flat deck truck. Also Chev panel crew bus. To  inspect call  885-2228.  Viking mini-dryer and Easy  wringer washer, both for $110  Phone 886-9386 after 6 p.m.  Twin enamelled steel tubs,  black and white with stand  and fixtures. Excellent condi-  tion. offers. Phone 886--115.   Wringer washer, $20. Phone  ��86-2.52.  Fuller brush representative.  Phone Donna at 886-7839.  Bees, Caucasions, from Wilson's Bee Farm. Nuks and pack  ages. April deliverer. Phone  886-2762.  .  TRADE        ,  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  AMWAT  Tron Johnson, 886-2546  TUPPERWARE  Roberta E.  Johnson, 886-2546.  PROPANE SALES & SERVICE  Wihston" Robinson,   886-7226  Used erectile and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C 6 S Sales. Pb  885-9713; -echeh  WANTED  SPRING GLEAN-UP  Free removal of any of those  in the way usable household  ' items and furnishings. Phone  886-2438 between 6 and 9 p.m.  for messages. __   CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  72 Suzuki TM 400 JMX, 15  hours, $950. Phone 885-9743.  '62 Chev 6 cyl std. Excellent  running condition,' $150 firm.  Phone 886-2854.  1962 Chevy panel truck, Rebuilt engine, new tires, $500 or  best offer. Phone 886-2818.  '68 Valiant 2 door sedan. Good  condition, $900 firm!. Phone  886-9693. '    1966 Meteor Montcalm. Good  family car. Offers. Phone 886-  7066.  BOATS FOR SALE  26' diesei powered launch can  be seen foot of Headlands Rd.  in Gibsons. Phone 886-9970.  22 ft. unfinished boat, cabin  and hull. Offers. Phone 886-  2014.         .   10 ft. fibreglass boat with oars.  Al shape. $65. Phone 886-2644.  11 ft. step hydro. Asking $75.  Phone 886-7560.  Rubber raft with oars and  pump. Never been used. Cost  $60, will sell for $45. Phone  886-2718.  ���   MARINE  INSURANCE  PROBLEMS?  New insurance advice  Re-insurarice advice  Claims settled  Capt. W. Y. Higgs,  Marine  Surveyor  Box 339, Gibsons  Phones 886-9546 or 885-9425  PETS  1 only 6 week old female black  and tan Dachshund., Phone  886-2962.  Need a good home for a small  dog, male, 21/_. years old. He  is a mixture of Maltese and  terrier. Phone 886-7058.  SHARE YOUR  GOOD HEALTH  BE A BLOOD DONOR  HORSESHOEING  Phone for appointment  886-2795  MOBILE HONES  1970, 64 x 12 Broadmore 2 bedroom, built in vanity, electric  wall oven, countertop range.  Carpeted throughout. 7 x 20  aluminum canopy, skirted. Me-  tal tool shed. Phone 886-9810.  Brand new 12 x 60 Leader, 2  bedrooihs, shag carpet, fully  ���furnished, Bay window, full  OSA Z240 certificate.. Many  other deluxe features. Delivered and completely set up for  $9475. Can be seen at Sunshine  Coast Trailer Park, Highway  101, Gibsoris.  12 x 51 2 bedroom well built  mobile home, C.S.A. approved.  Partially furnished only $5,9.90.\  Ph. 886-7301.. _____  Brand new 12' x 68' Leader, 3  bedrooms, shag carpet,: colored  appliances, full CSA. Z240 certification, fully furnished arid  competely set up for only $10,-:,  900. Can be seen at Sunshine;  Coast Trailer Park, Gibsons.  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  Charles English Ltd.  REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE  SUNNYCREST SHOPPING CENTRE  GIBSONS, B.C.        Ph. 886-2481  NOTARY PUBLIC ��� APPRAISALS  CHASTER ROAD: A frame year round house on flat lot.  All services, F.P. $13,500. Terms.  ROBERTS CREEK: 2.73 acres of flat, cultivated orchard.  Garden and pasture. Fruit trees. Completely fenced and  secluded. Two bdrm, storey and a half home accentuates  the setting of this suburban' type home, make an appointment to view.  LANGDALE: 2 view lots left at $4,000. Fully serviced.  Size 66'x 192'.  GIBSONS VILLAGE: 3 bedroom older type home with  revenue self contained suite iri bsmt. Renting at $135 per  month. F.P. $27,700.  3 BDRM HOME close to shopping, schools, 1174 sq. ft. on  lot 50* x 268'. F.P. $23,000 with $3,500 down.  SO AMES POINT: View summer home on large landscaped  lot 95' x 250' overlooking Howe Sound. 2 bdrm, sundeck,  etc. F.P. $19,500.  5 ACRES: Reed Rd., nice flat wooded acreage. Road on 2  sides. Well. F.P. $10,200.   ���  Jack White  Ken Crosby  886-2935  886-2098  Jay Visser  Mike Blaney  - 885-2300  - 886-7436  FOR RENT (Cont'd)  FUELS  Suites at Seaside Plaza, heat,  electricity, garbage removal iri-  cluded in rent. Phone 886-7564  or  886-9303.  COAL  Drumheller Lunar  Drumheller Egg  Heatglow Briquettes  PRATT ROAD  AUTO WRECKERS  __________________________  ANNOUNCEMENTS __  Have an Artex class. Hostesses   wanted.   Lots  of  gifts   for ���-.  classes. We teach you to paint.  Call Nancy Manton, 836r7367.  The annual Lions Easter Seal  Appeal  in  aid   of  thec 25,p$J  disabled children and adults of ,  British Columbia opened Monday  and  ends April 22l  FIRE EXTINGUISHERS  RECHARGED  Skindivers available  V   for salvage work  Marine Hardware     -  Fibreglass, paint, rope, canvas ,;"  WALT NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.  Gibsons. 888-9303  Alcoholics Anonymous.     Phone  RR59534.    886-9904   or    885-9327  Gibsons meeting Monday, 8:30  ���  p.m. in; Gibsons .Athletic hall;. *  Bonniebrook Cariip and  Trailer Park  1  site  available for trailer  up to 50 ft.  Phone 886-2887  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., heaJt, private entrances. Reht $1'60. Phone  880-^48;   ., ^p:.: '    ���  PROPERTY WANTO  ACREAGE WANTED. PHONE  886-2300 EVENINGS.  PROPERTY FOR SALE  If   you   are   concerned   about:  someone with a drinking prob-      _______  lem call Al-Anon at 886-7128. i   TRAVEL  886-7325, 885-9409. Meetings St \  Aidan's Hall, Wed., 8 p.m. ���*  Three-quarter acre lakefront  lease property, Pender Harbour  area. Reply Coast News, Box  2091.   Lakeside lot for sale, Pender  Harbour. Phone 886-7829.  By owner, nearly new 3 bedroom home, Hillcrest- area. Ph.  886-2762. , .  Two large panoramic view lots.  Good spring water supply. Gower Point. R. W. Vernon. 886-2887.  For membership or explosive \  requirements contact R. Nim- \  mo, Cemetery Road. Ph. 886- j  7778. Howe Sound Farmers' |  Institute. Stumping or ditch- f  ing powder, dynamite, electric {  or regular caps, prima-cord, '!.  etc. '���  '!���������  The Dbminiqn Map Ltd. revis-1  ed Sunshine Coast map is now ,  available at the Coast News      j  WANTED TO RENT j  Small house of cottage for/  couple within driving distance S  to Port Mellon. Phone 886-7215. j  Three bedroom furnished home ���  by April 1, between Langdale ���  and Granthams. Prefer water-*;  front but will consider others.  Phone" 985-3444  collect. ;���.  Travelling to London? Bed and  breakfast in modern suburb of  London, 35 minutes by British  rail to city centre. Information and reservations phone  886-2300 evenings.  K BUTLER REMJY LTD.  ALL  TYPES  OF  TNSURANCF  /Gibsnw. B;C.  Phone 866-2000  ; MEMBER-":'.  MULTIPLE I-STINO  ���'-., SERVICE'1'..;  YOU'RE INVITED  Mon.,   April   2   ���   O.A.P.O.  Branch    38    Social    meeting,  Health Unit, 2 p.m. -  Sat., April 7 ~ S.C. Golf &  Country Club card night. All  welcome.  Wed., April 11' _- S.C. Golf  &  Country   Club,  ladies  day  bridge.;  DAVIS BAY: 75' x 15(y view  lot on quiet residential street.  Serviced- $6,600 cash.  GIBSONS: Sriiart little 4 room  cottage on view lot. 2 bdrms.,  living room, kitchen, attached  carport    with    storage     end.-  Terms. on $17,750.  Near good beach and handy  to P.O. and shops. Serviced lot,  level, ready to build on now.  $5,750.  Attractive waterfront home.  Two, could be three bedrooms,  liv. room with fireplace, modern kitchen-dinette, large sun  room. Bright utility plus large  storage room. 3 car garage with  storage under* Excellent beach.  Terms on $38,950.  Few choice Georgia Heights  lots available from $3*750 up.  If you're a handyman and  want a nice home in good location, check on this 5 room  basement home. Just steps to  sandy beach and the view is  something else to drool over.  Full price only $19,500. ''-  EWART McMYHN REALTY      listings wanted!  FOR KBIT  Sleeping room and 2 room*  suite. References, Gibsons. Ph.!  886-9912. I  Room for rent. No pets. Phone-  886-7871.   .    Office space available in build-'  ing on highway in Gibsons  with phone answering service  and direct line to Vancouver.  Phone 886-7626 Tues. to Sat.,  9.a.m. to 5/p.m.  OFFICE  SPACE  iri Harris Block, Gibsons. Ph.  886-286l_after_ 5:30  p.m.   '  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.  Gibsons  Phone 886-2_48  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C  Notary Public  Roberts Creek: Large lot size  80 x 140 in secluded area with  well built cabin 8 x 12 ft. 100  ariip. service, Community water piped into it, clearing for  building, nicely treed. F.P. only  $8,500.  Granthams: Well maintained 2  bedroom house, with excellent  panoramic view. A-O heating  El. hot water, 100 amp service.  Large utility roorii. Bright,  cheerful living room.  Roberts Creek: House and  acreage. Newly remodelled,  two S.R. house situated on 2.73  ac. of good level land with  some beautiful trees. New double garage. Phone, Hydro and  water, El. Heat, El. H-W. Property has 150 ~ft. frontage on  paved road. Oh transportation  and close to school. Good garden and many fruit trees. Absolute privacy as house is set  well back from road. New  driveway. Large storage shed  towards rear of property. F.P.  $40,000. ''���'.��������� v."  Vince Prewer, 886-9359  Wally Peterson, 880-2877  Ron McSavaney, 886-9656  Ifour  lifter ^  is jusf" as .<��rty  asanybody  else's  on behavior  of car motors  Motorists have been learning  the uneasy way that 1972  and later model cars don't  perform as well as older ones  because of new pollution control devices. A slow starting  engine, for instance, does not  necessarily call for a trip to  the repair garage.  If an engine balks, the BjC.  Automobile Association ��� has  this advice: Turn on the ignition switch, push down the  ' gas pedal all the way and'  hold it there for 30 or 40 seconds. Then start the car as  you would normally.  Conditions caused by leaner  air-fuel mixtures may result  in a new car surging slightly  as it cruises along, or> shuddering or creeping ahead when  it is stopped for a traffic  light.' ���    ���   '��� %  The two most important  facto.rs involved iri bolfli a  safe' and clean auto, BCAA  says, ae keeping it properly  maintained arid making certain heeded repairs are made.  Basic iriaintenance means  getting a tune-Up every 12,000  miles arid reading the owner's  manual to determine -what  needs to be maintained. A  simple tune-up not only reduces pollutants but improves    engine    performance.  The quest for cleaner air  is expensive: Tune-ups cost  money, new cars need more  fUel to feed the engine, and  pollution hardware may cost  Up to $300 per car by 1975.  Until the pollution prone  cori���mstion engine is replaced  with an alternate power  source, BCAA says all motorists must \learn what they can  to keep their cars from pollut  ing the; environment.  CO-OPS ON PRICING  "The reduction of food costs  through more economic packaging and adoption of standard  sizes has been reconwended  by Federate/i Co-6^rativfes:tb  the parliamentary committee  on trends in food prices. Rep-  resentatives of FC_# said they  were, aware of the efforts by  the food industry to control  or reduce operating costs and '  expressed the opinion that rising food prices are caused by  factors outside of the food industry itself, and by changes \  in the food buying habits of  consumers. ��� ���.  ���  Scratch Pads  Rubber Stamps  Rubber Stamp Pads  Counter Cheque Books  Acco Fastener*  Time Books    '  Record Books  Receipt Books  Theatre Tickets  Typing Paper  Envelopes  File Folders  Carbon Paper  Columnar Sheets  Mimeograph Paper  Adding Machine Rolls  Statement Pads  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-2622  You can order  them at the  COAST NEWS Abrams family  back in Gibsons  from Taiwan  Glad Tidings Tabernacle on  Gower Point Road took on the  warm atmosphere of a homecoming from Taiwan last Sunday as Wayne and Jean Abrams and their three children,  Stephen, Jolain and Wesley,  visiting their parents, friends  and families, (Mr. and Mrs.  Don Abrams and Mr. and Mrs.  John Cattanach) took part in  an   informal   all-day   Sund_y  service.  The young Gibsons couple  and their children recently returned to Canada on furlough  after a 3% year missionary tour  of Taiwan (Formosa).  After being welcomed by  Pastor Nancy Dykes, the Abrams talked about their new  life and work iri Taiwan. Language was the immediate obstacle. This was Mandarin  with, as Wayne wryly expressed it, a Taiwanese twist. Their  first charge was a Sunday  School, in a little village. Then,  they travelled extensively  throughout the island, distributing literature and holding  . services in local churches. For  the past year they were in  charge of a Bible School in  Taichung,  central Taiwan.  Wayne was overseer for a  time of the.work among the  aboriginal    mountain    people.  ' "Working with the mountain  people has, been perhaps the  most satisfying, work of my  ministry," he said. "They have  ! so little, but they love the  Lord and serve Hun with all  their hearts."  jean expressed her thoughts  too. "In Canada everyone  knows the name of Jesus. It's  1 become almost a household  swear1 word. But, in Taiwan,  there are people who have never heard of Jesus. They are  amazed to .Hear that a mere  man can presume to come into  the presence of the wonderful  God of Heaven through the  name of Jesus."  When asked if they would  be returning to Taiwan again,  Wayne emphatically said "Yes!  We would have gone back the  day after we returned to Canada. We wanted to see our fam-,  ily and friends again, of course, v  but we know that God has  called us to Taiwan and we're  anxious to go back."  Later in the summer, the  Abrams will be returning to  Gibsons with their slides and  N further talks on Taiwan.  He isn't going to show up.  SI:all 1 call for a volunteer?  vote  to sell Lot 12  Following the Sunday morning service, ��� parishioners of St.  Bartholomew's adjourned to  the church hall, where a special meeting of the vestry was  convened to vote on, two motions to determine the now-  established legality for the sale  of the property Lot 12, Dougal  Rd.  The meeting was chaired by  the Vicar, Rev. David Brown,  assisted by Mrs. Nancy Kruse,  secretary and advised by Mr.  Ozzie Hincks, Vicar's warden  and Mr. Fred Allnutt, re-elected People's Warden.  Following full discussion it  was decided, as moved by Mr.  Allnutt, seconded by Mrs. Margaret Jones that the parish request the New Westminster  Synod to sell Lot 12 of the  Dougal estate for the best possible price and that the net  proceeds be deposited in the  Diocesan consolidated trust  fund in trust for the Parish of  St. Bartholomew's. This motion Was carried 23 for and 3  against.  The second motion moved by  Mr. Allnutt, seconded by Mrs.  Nancy Kruse asked that the  parish request the approximate 6% interest on the funds ,  be paid to the parish semi-annually, for immediate repairs  to the church property.  . Mr. Allnutt, agreeing to accept another term as People's  Warden, was proposed by Mr.  'Leo Lafond and seconded by  Mrs. Mary Langham, carried  unanimously. Prior to the  meeting refreshments were  served by the Women's Auxiliary.  Carcross, 45 miles south of  the capital city of Whitehorse,  Yukon gained, its nahie from  an. abbreviation of Caribou  Crossing, the name the Indians   gave   the   settlement  Wedding  Stationery  THERMO-ENGRAVED  by tho creators off thm Bouqumt Imitation Ikm  THERMO-ENGRAVING , **.  -*��t costs about bo* at Mick a* yotfd  Many other stylet from which to  Coast News  GIBSONS  Phone 886-2622  Editor: I am writing with  reference to two letters which  appeared in the March 21 issue regarding the wealth, the  parasitic tendencies and limited vision of the senior citizens  . of this community. As a member of this degenerate group,  I cannot allow these remarks  to go unchallenged, hence this  letter.  Both writers take it for  granted that all senior citizens  are against the proposed Rec-r  reatiori Centre, and do not hesitate to give the impression  that the project is being blocked solely by this group. '  I wonder if before writing;  these letters did either of your  correspondents make a survey  of all the taxpayers in this  area in order to ascertain their  opinions. Were the only dissidents senior citizens? Surely,  prior to making such sweeping statements, the exact number for or against iri the over  65 and under 65 category  should have been recorded, and  on this basis, their conclusions  could have been reached.  In  the  second   letter,   pensioners are described as having  many sources of income. Perhaps  a few lucky  ones,  yes,  but certainly not the majority.  ". . .maybe   the  Canada   Pension Plan."  May I point out  that   this  is   a  comparatively  recent piece of legislation, as  it only became law in 1964 or  thereabouts, so those who benefit really receive very little.  "War   and   Overseas   Pensions" First it's the pensioner  who  comes  in  for  criticism;  now it's the aged veteran-pen-  soner. Yes, if under 65 there  are   such   pensions;   over   65.  these pensions have been radically reduced as the recipients  are no .longer wholly under the  Department  of  Veterans'   Affairs, but come under the jurisdiction, of the Department of  National Health arid Welfare,  Ottawa. I airi referring specify _  ically to burnt-out pensions-.-- -'���  "Company : R e't i r erne ft't ''  Schemes." In no way could be  considered as being handouts,  as over the years these persons have contributed towards  these plans, and one must remember,   that   in   those   days  wages  were  minimal,  resulting in a very small pension. Is  the pensioner now expected to  apologize for having paid into  Quebec students  for Elphinstone  By DEBORAH McNEVIN  Another, student exchange  program is being featured at  Elphinstone. Thirty students  from Quebec will arrive on the  Sunshine Coast Sat., May 19.  Of these students, 15 will  travel to Powell River. The  other 15 will billet with Elphinstone students until Sat.,  May 26.  - Mrs. B. Rankin arid hosting  students have several activities planned for the exchange  students. The visitors will attend regular classes with their  hosts at Elphinstone .  'Several discussion. groups  will be held during class time.  A trip to Vancouver is being  arranged for Thurs., May 24.  A hike up the Skookumchuk,  and a weiner roast, has also  been planned  The hosts of the exchange  students will be included in  all activities. It should be an  interesting experience for all  those involved.  a retirement plan?  "Reduced fares for all travel  including the Vancouver buses"  First of all, Gibsons pensioners  do not live in Vancouver, so  seldom derive any beriefit from  this reduction. Perhaps the  writer thinks they ferry to  Vancouver with the specific  purpose of obtaining reduced  fares.  Also, there is absolutely no  reduction on the Sechelt buses,  and it is rather strange that  none of Us who. are so skilled  in the art of panhandling, have  hot yet approached the bus  company for a reduction. Pensioners arise! You've nothing  to lose but a lowered fare.  ",. .all travel." I wish the  writer would disclose where  such privileges are available  to pensioners. I am sure that  we leeches would storm every  travel agency, if we thought  we could secure this additional  handout.  '^Haircuts"? Well, most of  us are bald or nearly so, even  the woriien have had to resort  to wigs, and some men too,  judging from the advertisements, therefore, even though  the barber or hairdresser does  offer a reduction,- who really  benefits?  As fOr "jaunting off to places  like Hawaii, Mexico and other  warm climates for vacations  and winter swimming^" in order to take these jaunts we  have had to save and. cut to  the bone. None of us travel on  an LIP grant, a Canada Council grant or even a-Youth Travel grant, but with money saved in small amounts from time  to time. True,'there are many  of us who jaunt, but the majority simply can't afford to. 1  have yet to go a-jaunting.  How many go for -winter  swimming? Many of us suffer  from arthritic and heart con  ditions, so probably the only  winter swimming most of us  get. is in a hospital therapy  pool  But the worst is yet to come!  We   are   actually   accused   of  asking local merchants to finance shopping trips to Vancouver.   Can  your   correspondent tell us when and where  such soliciting was done, and  which    merchants    were    approached?  Names, please. __1  bus   trips   to   Vancouver   and.  elsewhere were paid for by the  pensioners themselves, and at  no time was any member of  the community asked to contribute. By the way, there were  not   shopping   trips,   but   for  sightseeing only. I would suggest that S.  A. Macey check  his/her facts  and  sources  of  misinformation,   before   venting his/her spleen oh the senior citizen.  Reference  is  also   made   to  community   associations   canr  vassing   local   merchants   for  donations for parties. I wonder  if the writer is referring to the  Valeritirie diriner held on Feb.  14 under the auspices of the  Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal  Canadian Legion. First of all,  this was ill lieu of the annual  Christmas  get-together which  the auxiliary sponsors, but had  to postpone because the. Legion  building  was   hot  completed.  However, this too was not a  handout. The auxiliary quoted  a certain price; it was accepted   and   that   was   that.   We  should hardly be censured for  this, or should we?  i Oops, I almost forgot! We  held our 15th Birthday Party  last Monday arid we actually  had a cake, a birthday cake; a  Coast News, Mar. 28, 1973.     5  really scrumptious creation  with large gobs of fluffy icing,  disgustingly fattening, but nevertheless, it tasted like a little bit of heaven.-  However, just in case Macey  (is it a boy or a girl) might acr  cuse us of further panhandling  I am hastening to explain that  it cost the astronomical sum  of $7.50; no reduction was requested or received, and we  have no intention of passing  around our collective hats to  defray expenses.  Oh, yes, we are most grateful to the young people Vwho  initiated the carpet bowling  for us. We can say no nipre  than a sincere thank you, especially as it was done voluntarily. But it does take the  pleasure and joy out of participating, now that even this con--  cession has -beenthrown at us.  However, S. A. Macey neglected to mention that the pensioners provide their own refreshments, and believe it or riot,  Macey, they even drop a few  coins into the collection box to  help pay for the usev of the  building, Nuff said!    .  In closing the writer urges  us to get "unitivity" whatever  that means. The word does not  appear in my dictionary, but  again like myself, it's probably antediluvian. However, I  would urge Macey (is it animal or vegetable?) to get the  facts before using some 372  words (the first writer used  1,223) to disparage the senior  citizen by indulging, in false  generalizations and garbled  half-truths.  ���(Mrs.) J. M. NICHOLSON  Beautiful new spring stock  items at Miss Bee's, Se-  ehelt.  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons ��� 886-2*27  Thurs., Fri., Sat.  March 29, 30. 31  THE NEW CENTURIONS  MATURE  Son., Mon., Tues.  April 1, %, 3  SHAFTS BIG SCORE  *  ������-���������   ^MA^Wl'   :':.'-  Warning ";'-- ^Violence and   ;  coarse language.  !��������������-������-<����������������������������,_�����_�� _���-__��������  SUPERIOR PA VING  the start up of its paving plant now equipped to pave  Driveways  Subdivisions  .*'���'���������-.'        >  Parking Lots  One beautiful decorator shade of black,  color-keyed to match your tires  ALL INQUIRIES WELCOME  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 886-2913  Your locally owned and operated asphalt plant  ORIGINAL  SALE  WATCH FOR OUR FLYER  IN THE MAIL  KRUSE DRUG STORES  GIBSONS  886-2234  SUNNYCREST PLAZA  886-2726  SECHELT  885-2238 G    Coast News, Mar. 28, 1973.  YOUTH ORCHESTRA  The National Youth Orchestra of Canada will hold its 1973  summer training session on the  University of British Columbia  campus, for the first time in  the West. One hundred and ten  of Canada's brightest young  orchestral musicians will arrive on the campus on July 20  and stay in residence until the  end of August to study'up to  nine hours a day. The musical  d'irestor will be Mr. Kazuyoshi  Akiyama, musical director of  the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.  Photostats  Ph. 886-2622  ��� LEGAL DOCUMENTS  Restaurateur Wanted  - f  If you would like to be part-owner  and manager of a proposed Gibsons  waterfront restaurant as part of a 45 unit motel  v . '  Write to Box 2089, Coast News  or phone 886-7626 Tues. to Sat. 9 am to 5 pm  ELPHINSTONE RECREATION GROUP  7 DAY TRIP to  Leaving Sechelt April 1  $68 per person  (double occupancy)  includes bus fare and accommodation  For further information and Reservation  Phone 886-9656 before March 24  warning by  Health dept.  Diptheria is primarily a disease of children under 15 years  of age; This winter, there iijas  been an increase in the riurii-  ber of cases of diptheria and  the health department urges  parents to ensure that their  children have adequate imu-  nization. No 'cases have been  reported in the Sunshine Coast  areas.  Infants born of mothers who  are themselves immune usually have adequate protection  for 3 toe months. The Healths  branch has always recorniriend  ed that inoculation commence  at 3 months of age at Well  Baby Clinics so that adequate  protection is provided for a  child from the first year Of  life .  The routine procedure of the  health department is to reinforce the ir_muiiity on entry  to school, again in Grade 5,  arid filially in Grade 10. There  fore, a child who is at school  or has been through the school  system in p.C. or other provinces has adequate protection, provided the parents^consented  to  immunization.  The danger exists for those  children over 3 months of age  who have not been immunized  against diptheria, either  through ,parent, neglect or a  reluctance to have the child  immuriized. The number of  children who have riot been  immuriized for the above rea-  soris is estimated at 10 - 15%  of all BJC. youngsters.  Generally speaking, the community is well inxmuinized  through our continuous program. We urges- all parents  who have neglected to have  their children immunized to  contact the - local' health ;unit  office. Most adiiitSjWill have)  some degree of immunity. If  they are not certain of their  immune status ' they ^should  contact the health unit.  The problem in immunizing  adults against diptheria is that  they may have a severe reaction to the inoculation  Thereforej before inoculating  an adult we must carry out  sensitivity tests and thispaeans  more than one visit to the clinic. Health Unit located at: 1474  South Fletcher Road, Gibsons,  B.C. 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Instant Money  Learn to make  extra  from your crafts    Instant Macrame Book  Hairpin Crochet Book  Instant Crochet Book  Instant Gift Book      Complete Afghan Book  FABRIC HOUSE  GIBSONS  For all your Sewing  and Knitting Needs  4969  SIZES  34-48    j  Marine Drive  886-7525  fy-Trh>uu -tW^  nurses sought  Recruitment of out-of-province nurses in the province,  should ease summer staffing  problems in British Columbia  hospitals.  The Registered Nurses' Association of British Columbia has  placed, advertisements in the  nationally distributed Canadian Nurse iriagazine's April issue and in an eastern daily  newspaper. The ads inform  nurses in other provinces of  the growing number of temporary and permanent general  staff positions for registered  nurses and graduates in B.C.  hospitals.  Hospitals reported 172 general staff position vacancies  in January, said Miss Frances  McDonald, assistant director  of RNABC personnel services.  Vacancies have been more difficult to fill because" of expanded hospital facilities, especially in the area of extended care. A total of 1,079 new  beds in acute and extended  care have been added iri B.C.  since 1971.  Scheduled refresher courses  this spring will enable nurses  who have been out of practice  for some time to return to nursing. Vancouver General Hospital will conduct a five-week  refresher course beginning  April 5. The B. C. Institute of  Technology is offering a refresher course from April 24  to June 15 for 15 nurses.  ^S&;'5'  Village of Gibsons  BY-LAW No. 239  A By-law to authorize a submission to the owner-electors within the boundaries of the Village of Gibsons on  the question of participation in the function of the Regional District  of  ''Construction,   Operation  and  Maintenance of a Recreation Centre including an ice arena".  WHERE AS the Regional Board of the Sunshine Coast Regional District has been  requested to undertake the "Construction, Operation and Maintenance of a Recreation Centre for the member municipalities and electoral areas;  AND Wi���EREAS the proposed function would provide for the construction of an  ice arena arid other facilities of a recreational nature on publicly owned land in  the Roberts Creek area' of the Sunshine Coast Regional District;  AND WHEREAS the member municipalities of the Village of Gibsons and the Village of Sechelt have agreed to submit to the owners of land within those municipalities the question of participation in the proposed function concurrently with and in  similar form, to that submitted to the owner-electors within the Electoral Areas;  NOW Tl-EREFORE, the Council of the Village of Gibsons in operi meeting assembled, enacts as follows:  1. A poll shall be taken of the owner-electors qualified to vote within the  Village of Gibsons, in accordance with the provisions of the Municipal  Act, to determine whether or not the owners of land1 wish to participate  iri the function of the Regional District of "Construction, Operation and  Maintenance of a Recreation: Centre including an ice arena".  2. The poll shall be taken on the 14th day of April, 1073, between the hours  of 8 o'clock in the forenoon and 8 o'clock in the afternoon.  3. An advance poll shall be conducted at the Municipal Hall, South Fletcher  Road, Gibsons, B.C., between the hours of 9 o'clock in the forenoon and  5 O'clock in the afternoon on the 12th day of April, 1973, arid those persons permitted to vote at the advance poll are those who, beingqualified to vote, sign a statement that they expect to be absent from the area  on polling day or they are fOr reasons of conscience prevented froan voting on polling day.  4. The question on the ballot shall read:  "Are you in favour of the Village of Gibsons participating in the function  of the Regional District  of constructing, operating  and maintaining  a  recreation centre, inchidirig ari ice arena, under the following terms and  ������'.������-'-'���'���'.conditions:' ' xy:.-  (a) The capital cost of construction and development shall not exceed  $500,000.00;  (b) Apportionment of the cost of the function among the "participating  member municipalities and electoral areas shall be on the basis of.  assessment which may be taxed for school purposes for the current  year in the electoral areas and for general municipal purposes in  municipalities;  (c) The annual cost of the said function shall not exceed the product  of a levy of three.mills on the net taxable assessed value of land  and improvernents referred to in clause (b).  Yes or No?".  This By-law may be cited as "Village of Gibsons Recreation Centre function Referendum By-law No. 239, 1973".  READ A FIRST time this 6 day of March, 1973.  READ A SECOND time this 6 day of March, 1973.  READ A THIRD time this 6 day of March, 1973. ._-���..���'  Reconsidered and adopted this 20 day of March, 1973.  ���v - - '  Walter Peterson  Mayor  D. Johnston  Municipal Clerk  I hereby certify the above to be a true copy'of the Village of Gibsons-"Village of  Gibsons Recreation Centre function Referendum By-law No. 239, 1973".  D. Johnston  , ...; Municipal Clerk  NOTICE  Take notice that the above is a true copy of the by-law authorizing the submission of the question set forth for the opinion of the owner-electors of the Village  of Gibsons and upon which question the vote of owners-electors of the Village of  Gibsons will be taken at the Municipal Hall. South Fletcher Road, Gibsons BjC. on  Saturday, April 14, 1973, between the hours of eight b'clodk in the forenoon and  eight o'clock in, the afternoon. ���:". ���  Further, that an advance poll will be held on: Thursday, April 12, 1973, from  nine o'clock in the fore riboh to five o'clock in in the afternoon, for those who  expect to be absent on the regular polling day and sign the declaration provided;  And that Mr. D. Johnston: has been appointed Returning Officer for the purpose of taking and recording .the vote of the owner-electors.  Dated at Gibsons, B.C. this 20th' day of March, 1973.  j',D. Johnston  Municipal Clerk SUN SHI N E   C 0 A SI   DIR E C T 0 R Y  ACCOUNTANTS  W. PHILIP GORDON  CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT  Room 208, Harris Block  Gibsons  Ph. Bus. 886-2714; Res. 886-7567  AUTOMOTIVE  SERVICES  MEOTII-?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on  Highway 101  Phone 886-27QO  BANKS '.������������  ROYAL BANK Of CANADA  GIBSONS Branch-Ph. 886-2201  SECHELT Branch-Ph. 885-2201  HOURS  Gibsons: Mon. - Thurs.  10 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Fri, 10 a.m. - 6 p,m.  Alternate Tues. 10 - 3; 4 -<5.30  Seehelt: Tues. - Thurs.  10 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Fri, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Sat., 10 ajn. - 3 p.m  TWIN CRfEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES Ud.  Everything for your building ���  needs  Free Estimates  Gibsons Sechelt  886-2291-2 885-2288-9  L & H SWANSON LTD.  READY-MIX CONCRETE  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations  New Hall Sheet Metal BUg..  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. 886-9579, Roberts Creek  SICOTTE BULLDOZING LTD.  * LAND CLEARING  * ROAD BUILDING  Phone 886-2357  SH0A1 DWHOWfflfr LID,  Sand & Gravel  Fill Hauling  Backhoe Work  Light Bulldozing  Evenings ��� 886-2891  Phone 886-2830  CABINET MAKING  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  Hardwood Specialists  Custom Designed Fornlture  Kitchen and Bathroom  Cabinetry  Remodelling  R. BERKIN  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  v   Phone 886-2561  I  CHAIN  SAWS  SECHBT CHAIN SAW CENTRE  ��� ���    LTD.  ���-.  SALES & SERVICE  Chain Saws ��� Outboards .  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  IF STONE IS THE GAME  PAUL IS THE NAME  Also Fireplaces and Bar-B-Q  886-7220  MORRIH CONCRETE  Driveways - Walks  Placing & Finishing  Floors - Patios - Stairs  Box 884, Sechelt, Ph. 885-9413  FREE'ESTIMATES  CONSTRUCTION (Cont'd)  ~        E-TURENIf  CEMENT   CONTRACTOR  Floors,  Driveways,  Sidewalks,   Patios.  R.R.I Gibsons. Phone 886-9977  REFERENCE CONSTRUCTION  Now located  on the Sunshine Coast  ALL CARPENTRY  AND CONCRETE WORK  Phone 886-7449  STUCCO  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRY  GAMBIER CONSTRUCTION  FRANK FRITSCH  886-9505, Box 522,  Gibsons  V. MARTEDDU  ^GENERAL CONTRACTING  or framing only  Remodelling, Finishing  All work guaranteed  If you want to try me  Phone VICTOR, 886-2856  RR. 1, Henry Rd., Gibsons  ^ROOHNG*. FLOORING  CALL STAN HILSTAD  about your roofing or flooring  needs  Gower Pt. Rd.       Ph. 886-2923  Roberts am dry wau  Taping and Filling by hand  and Machine'',  Spray-ex Sparkle Ceilings  Free Estimates at any time  GOOD SERVICE  Phone 886-7193  CLEANERS  1  HR.  COIN-OP DRYCLEANERS  SAVES TIME & MONEY  Sunnycrest Plaza  next to Royal Bank  886-2231  DISPOSAL SERVICES  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SffiVICB 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 & Engineering  Residential - Commercial  Wiring  Phone 886-7816  AQON ELECTRIC LTD.  RESIDENTIAL  INDUSTRIAL  MARINE WIRING  ELECTRIC HEAT  LINEWORK  886-7626,    886-7560  SIM flECTRK Lfd.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Sechelt ������ Phone 885-2062  FUELS & HEATING  REZANSOFF HEATING  Box 497, Gibsons  OIL& GAS  HEATING SYSTEMS  Financing Available  Phone 886-7854   IRON WORK  PENINSULA  ORNAMENTAL IRON  IRON RAILINGS  MISCELLANEOUS  Phone 886-7029 or 886-7056  JANITOR SERVICE  Welcome to  the  Floorshine Coast  HOWE S01MD  JANITOR SERVICE  Specialists in  Cleaning'  Floor Waxing, Spray  Buffing, Window Cleaning  RUG SHAMPOOIW  Phone   886-7131,   Gibsons  MACHINE SHOP  REFRIGERATION  TOWING  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHWE SHOP  & marine am IM.  Machine Shop  Arc & Acty Welding  Steel Fabricating  Marine Ways  Automotive - Marine Repair  Standard Marine Station  Phone 886-7721  Res. 886-9956  MOVING & STORAGE  L�� WRATC TRANSFER Ud.  Household Moving & Storage  Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone 886-2664 - RR. 1, Gibsons  NURSERY  MACK'S NWci_RY  Sunshine Coast Highway  Shrubs,   Fruit   Trees,   Plants'  Landscaping,;. Pruning   Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  ________________________  OPTOMETRIST  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS  886-2248  PLUMBING  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES &  SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R.R. 1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2116  SEASIDE PLUMBING LTD.  PLUMBING ��� PIPEFTTTING  STEAMFITTXNG  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All work Guaranteed  PENRISUU PUMBMG  warn & sums  ��� *.  Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES & SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  G&EPIUMBWG  & HEATWG LTD.  Certified  Plumber,  Box 165 Gibsons, B.C.  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 886-7638  New installations, renovations,  repairs, hot water heating,  blocked drains,  sewer clearance pump repairs  & installations. Duct work.  24 HOUR SERVICE  Domestic Commercial  Industrial  JOHN HUD-SMITH  REFRIGERATION &  MAJOR APPLIANCE  SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Used   Refrigerators   for   Sale  Phone 886-2231  From 9 ajn. to 5:30 p.m.  Res. 886-9949  RETAIL STORES      ~  _________________  HARDWARE  &  APPLIANCES  Sechelt ��� 885-9713  EAT0NS BUY4HE  CALL 886-7515  Gibsons B.C.  HISS HE'S  CARD AJB) 6tfT SHOP  Wharf Road, Sechelt  P.O. Box 213 Ph. 885-9066  Coutts-Hallmark Cards &���  wrapping.; Gifts, Picture  Puzzles; English bone china  cups, saucers, etc.  Boutique   Items  Local Artists' Paintings  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES  NOTIONS, etc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE  TO ALL MAKES  FABRIC HOUSE  Marine Drive  Gibsons 886-7525  RENTALS  Concrete      Form     Rentals  for all types of basements  Complete instuctions  : provided  Please Contact  FISHER FORM RENTALS  Phone 886-9951  SUNSHINE RENTALS LTD.  885-2848  Rototillers, pumps,  jackhammers  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  NEVENS TV  SERVICE  PHONE 886-2280  SURVEYORS  ROBERT W. ALLEN  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  Sechelt Lumber Building  Wharf St. Box 607  Sechelt B. C.  Office  885-2625  Res.   885-9581  ' LAND SURVEYING  ROY & WAGHAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  SEEHEIT T0W1HG & SALVAGE  v LTD.  SCOWS   ���  LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  TRAILER  PARK  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARK  1 Mile West of Gibsons, Hiway  Laundromat  Extra Large, Lots  and Recreation Area  Parklike Setting  Phone 886-9826 _  TRANSPORT  P. V. SERVICES LTD  LOG HAULING  CONTRACTORS  Direct all enquiries to  Dispatcher ��� S85-9030  Office Hours:  3:30 a.m. to 4:30 pjn.  ASSOCIATED  TRIE SERVICE  DANGEROUS TREES  TOPPED  and removed, selective lot  clearing. Fruit tree pruning,  shrubs trimmed and shaped.  Consultations. Free estimates.  Phone 886-7566. 20 years experience.  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES  (1971) LID.  LUMBER PLYWOOD  CONCRETE PRODUCTS  READY MIX CONCRETE  Phone 886-2642  "A complete building service"  WANT SOMETHING DONE?  You'll find the help yon need  in the Directory    '  L E GAL  NOTICE OF LEASE  BY   AUCTION  Notice is hereby given that  the right to acquire by leasehold for residential purposes  certain Crown lands located on  the west side of Porpoise Bay,  North of Sechelt will be determined by way of  PUBLIC AUCTION  to be held in the Auditorium,  Burnaby Mental Health Centre  3405 Willingdon Avenue (corner Willingdon and Canada  Way), Burnaby, B.C. commencing at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday,   April   18th,   1973.  Public parking facilities  have been arranged at the  parking lot at the Willingdon  Girls School, one block south  of the Auction site, to accomodate 40 to 50 vehicles.  Further information regarding the lands to be offered  and terms and conditions  should be obtained' from the  Land Commissioner, (Government Agent) Vancouver, B.C.  or from the Director of Lands,  Department of Lands, Forests,  and Water Resources, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.  Terriis   arid   conditions   will  also be announced at the time  of auction.  D.  BORTHWICK  Deputy Minister of Lands  VICTORIA, B.C.  March  14th,  1973  File: 0288628  Coast News ,Mar. 28, 1973.     7  Point of Law  (By a Practicing Lawyer  Copyright)  Q: What do the letters Q.C.  after  a  lawyer's name mean,  and what is the difference be-.  tween a barrister and,a solicitor? 1  A: Q.C. stands for Queen's  Council but it doesn't mean  much iri Canada except in B.C  In Britain, the title originally  meant that a lawyer was eminent enough to be retained by  the sovereign, (if the sovereign  was a king the initials K.C.  were used). The award of this  honor soon came to be given  to any eminent barrister whether he acted for the crown or  not.  English lawyers are divided  into two separate professions,  barristers and solicitors. Barristers appear in court. Solicitors cannot conduct court cases  but draw wills, deeds, mortgages, contracts, incorporate  companies, etc. A lawyer in  England cannot be both a barrister and a solicitor. A client  cannot consult a barrister directly but must do so through  a solicitor. '  In Canada, most lawyers  are both barristers and solicitors. The English system is by  far the best but as only about  one tenth of lawyers are barristers, the introduction of the  system here (as has been suggested) would work a consider  able hardship on clients in  small towns where a barrister  could not find enough work to  do.. One would have to be  brought in from the larger  cities where they would tend  to congregate. >���  To return to the honor Q.G.  This in Canada has degenera- .  ted into a piece of political  patronage, except in B.C.  where it is- reserved for a  small percentage of the profession. About one-half the  lawyers outside B.C. are Q.C.'s.  There are more Q.C.'s in the  city of Toronto than in all of  Britain.  This empty honor not only  does not indicate court room  ability but has even been  awarded to sheriffs and librari  ans who were also lawyers.  Unfortunately, even in B.C.,  there is some evidence of late  that what should be only an  honor and reward for ability  as a counsel is' becoming a reward for political services  rendered.  Bum cheques  THE DABS-PIE SYSTEM  Date:  Is  the date current?  Amounts: Are written and  numerical amounts the same?  Are  there   any   alterations?  Bank: Is the bank or branch  clearly identified? Do you  know where it is?  Signature: Does the signature compare properly with  signatures on other identification?  Payee: Be certain that the  endorsement on the back of the  cheque corresponds with the  payee named on the face of  the cheque.  Identification: Are you requiring two or more good items of identification? Note  description  of passer.  Endorsment: Make certain  the cheque is endorsed exactly as drawn. Do you know the  endorser? Is the cheque endors  ed in ink?  Gibsons Public Library is  open from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays  and Saturdays and from 7 to  9  p.m.  Thursdays..  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you  AL'S USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons ��� 886-2812 -J  t__  ���v  OUR fST SPRING SALE  Phone88 62646  FANTASTIC  .*^^*l*'**,'l ""J^  .*^&*��ft��-'"  Continuous clean 30" electric range  The continuous clean oven and  drip bowls under the surface eie-  ments is just one. feature .of. this  sale priced, beauty. It also has a  rotisserie, roastrriaster, automatic  clock and oven preheat. Styled  with recessed cooktop, large oven  window, deluxe 5-ririg ��plug-out  elements.  289*5  ;''���*��-"<?  Factory Clearance - 5-piece Bedroom Suites  This deluxe "Coronado" Spanish style suite is  made by one of America's finest manufacturers  in rich amber Pecan with a "Super Finish" on  dresser, chiffonier and night tables for greater  resistance to scratching and marring. It has a  large 60" dresser with gracefully curved mirror,  a large 5-drawer chiffonier, double or queen-size  headboard' and 2 night tables. Ctf^ O _T  THE COMPLETE 5-PIECE SUITE    Jp^f O _/  RECORDS  $2.98  8-TRACK  TAPES  $5.98  LAMPS  CHILDREN'S  CLOTHING  GIFTS  JEWELLERY  9 GIBSONS  349^  This frost-free refrlgerato r saves time, money  15 cu. ft. net capacity. Sale priced  to save you money; Frost free to  save you time. There's a storage  door in - both the refrigerator and  freezer section. The freezer holds  up to 144 lbs; frozen food. The refrigerator has 2 porcelain crispers  and a meat-keeper, two 10-posi-  tion adjustable shelves and an  egg storage bucket. Order yours  now at savings.  A TREMENDOUS BUY ON THIS  _T_^-*..  ���,--����.  *--��.  Portable Front-Loading Dishwasher  Takes up to 15 place settings. Has    ^ /��� #Y QC  6   pushbuttons,   6  cycles,   2-leyel   31 ���f *Jr��� * J  wash,   flow - through  convection  drying,   bypass   connector,   quiet  double wall insulation!  MANY UNADVERTISED  SPECIALS  COLOR TV  Model 19C307WA, Size 19"  This color portable reflects the warmth and elegance of a lustrous walnut finish.-It's:' a living  luxury touch in a uniquely compact color receiver whose design characteristics ensure the existence Of truly practical high quality color viewing. Features include; IPhilcomatic I Tuning sys-  ten ���- just select the ^channel, and a push of the  Philcomatic button (on tint control) puts into  full operation automatic tint, color and A.C.T. for  a beautiful color picture.- , >  This low price includes one full year in-the-home  service & initial set-up Truly a price that is hard  to beat!  BUY ON EASY CREDIT TERMS  COMPONENT STEREO UNIT  8 track, AM-FM Receiver, -  B S R   changer,   speakers   ^|A/\ AC  and stand ......    ^ | ^F^F'7 J  Big Dinette Buys  lively 3 piece dinette suite. Walnut  table top and 2 bright colored two-  tone chairs. SALE PRICE   .        Attractive 5 piece Spanish style  suite with dark, oak finished table  top and 4 red and black chairs.  SALE PRICE   ..  Big 7 piece Spanish style suite for  the larger family. Table extends to  72". Includes 6 stylish chairs in attractive color combinations. SALE  PRICE       $59  Chesterfield Suite Bargains  We made a great purchase from the recent Eastern furniture show and offer these fine suites  in your choice of colors and fabrics.  At the very special low price for  the two pieces.   ;r  CHOICE OF TRADITIONAL OR COLONIAL  VISIT WINNING SEA CAVALCADE POSTER DISPLAY, APRIL 2 - 7 COACHES NEEDED  Gibsons Athletic Association requires coaches for  boys' baseball teams and girls' softball teams. For those  who are interested in giving their time to this worthy  cause; please contact Mr. Eric White at 886-7097 for  boys' baseball teams and Irene Jew'rtt 886-2561, for  girls' softball teams. Please support your children through  the Gibsons Amletic Association.  TOMMY TOMKINS  is coming to Gibsons on April 12  Pender Harbour. April 13  Admisson $t.50r Adults ��� 75c, Children  Watch for announcement of time and place  Gibsons Wildlife Club   i No gore in war games!  ���r    ��� f >  Coast News Mar 28, 1973.      _���  Scope widened  for Home act  Premier David Barrett announces that the Provincial  Home Acquisition Act regulations have been amended by  Order-in-Council to provide  further assistance for people  wishing to acquire a home.  Under the new regulations,  people will be eligible for both  a low-interest second riiort-  gage and a home acquisition  grant, provided a grant is repaid with interest to the provincial government before application is made for a mortgage. .";"  Under the previous regulations, once a person, had accepted a Home Aquisition  Grant he or she became ineligible for any further mortgage  assistance.  "The new regulations will  provide potential home-owners  with more assistance from the  provincial government in their  attempts to own their own  home," said Premier Barrett.  Education Forum  for  Par^  Do w kiww what's hapjwning in our school!  Guest Speaker, Mrs. Betty McClwg, Surrey School Board  Gibsons School Library  Tuesday, April 3 - 8 p.m.  All. parents and local teachers welcome  THE CROWN  ESPECIALLY WKW FOR TWO TO TWBfTY-RVl  EMPLOYES  ���Term or Whole Life available with 100% of the premiums as a write-off for both employer and employee.  ���24 Hour a Day Life, Accidental Death and Dismember-  .'���'��� ���   ���  ment coverage.  ���Optional extended health care available.  FOR INFORMATION AND RATES CONTACT  BRYAN t. BURKINSHAW  c/o Charles English Ltd.  Sunnycrest Shopping Plaza  Gibsons, B.C.  or phone a message to 886-2481  CROWN LIFE INSURANCE Co.  (By ED  THOMSON)  Of all things men are involved in, war must be the. most  devastating, but playing war  with miniature lead soldiers  and armament as pawns, indulges man's atavistic thrusts,  allowing historic battles on  land, sea or air to be fought  without spilling a single drop  of blood.  Warniongers-in-miniature un  leash their forces, complete in  almost every detail and in almost any period you designate  "Beats sticking bits of colored  paper into a collector's stamp  book all hollow!" declared  Roger Desrossier, Gibson's  leader of the lead: legions,  along with fellow table strategists, Adam McBiide and Larry GemmilL Roger who has  been an ardent wargames nut  for over 20 years.  Adam McBride, proud collector of more^than 250 pieces^  goes, in for tanks, half-tracks,  jeeps, command cars, motorized artillery and a beautiful replica of Big Bertha of World  War One, the long-barrelled  siege gun on railroad trucks,  which shelled Paris 48 miles  away!  Larry is the scholarly research type, the painstaking  logician, a stickler for dates,  data and detail down to the  last miniature man and piece  of equipment, no matter what  period. He is every bit a history buff r from earliest school  days, where he rebelled at the  dry-as-dust tables of the dates  of long; dead moriarchs and  equally forgotten battles at ari  early age, he started to find  out what :history was all about  on his own; According to him,  a background, knowledge of;  history is miperative if ypuv  aire going in seriously for war':  gamesmanship. ���";'"  Up at the Desrossier's home  on Union Ave. a full dress  council of war was being conducted recently by the Gibsons  militant triumverate Roger,;;  Adam and I__rry> in prepara-^  tiori for participation in the  first British Columbian convention of the miniature warmongers in Wise Hall, Vancouver March 31 to April 2nd.  The local group will invade  the proceedings with their  Napoleonic Naval presentation.  The Desrbssier home is in itself a formidable arsenal of  miniature warfare:. In the dining room, Adam was marshalling his 200 or so pieces of modern armor; while in the living room,  Desrossier set  out  the Battle of Waterloo  complete  with Napoleon and his  .   marshalls, Sault and Ney,- fac-  -   ing   the   armies   of   England,  Scotland    and    Austria    with  ��� battle flags and pennons flying led by Wellington, and  Blucher.  Larry was in the library  nook poring over Roger's collection of source books in regimental lore, leafing through  a beautifully illustrated edition of 'Tradition' the ultimate  reference magazine of all war-  gamers. Mrs. Desrossier, the  children and the two dogs try-/  ing to keep from underfoot of  the military manipulators.  Down in the basement, Roger has his research lab and  paint shop, rigged to refurbish  and paint to the last painstakingly verified detail, the consignment of lead troops which  hadjust arrived from' England.  Pesrossier a born innovator  thinks nothing of transferring  weapons or changing a Wellington from one horse to  another. He also specializes in  the reproduction,of regimental  colors; in accurate detail.  Speaking of activity among  the 300 Vancouver warmongers about 20 third and fourth  year U.B.C. students are,using  the computer to plot the  ���World War Two naval engagements in the Pacific, from  Pearl Harbour to VJ-Day,  every. ship was carefully plotted and their movements computerized.  It is the ambition of the local trio to hold a wargames  session at Gibsons in company  with a Vancouver contingent.  The problem will be to 'hire a  hall large enough to accommo  ;date the battle area and the  ,v audience at the same time.  J 29 HORSE SHOWS  ���  The   fourth   annual  British  ^Columbia   Festival   of   Sports,  fMay 17 through June 4, provides a strong case in point for���';���,  ��� the equestrian event in this  province. Some 29 horse shows  will take place during the  three weekends of the Festival  > which will see close to 125,000  participants take part in. 322  events in 91 British Columbia  communities! The Festival will  see close to 4,000 horses and  riders participating.  : The average Canadian household receives over four f times <  as much mail from businesses,  governments  and   institutions  as it sends to them.  Exhibition of Sunshine Coast Artists  GIBSONS NEW LIBRARY  Show changes every 6 to 8 weeks  Till April 29, Kathleen Wells' Paintings on view  Anyone wishing' to exhibit paintings, sculpture.  macrame. wall, hangings,,weaving,  Contact Mrs. Trudy Small, 886-2680  ��*>y*SS.S&3;  B.C. lei brings back  the great old talkies.  Candlestick telephones  are available now in three  different colors  ,  Biack Bottom Black,  Whiffenpoof White and  Razzamatazz Red  Just what you  need to bring  back a little of the good  old days. For further  information on rates and  connection charge call  &>. our Business Off ice.  The candlesticks.  New old phones  from B.C.Tel.  B.C.TEL ��  l_..Tr,��Mi*  Trm C���la  O  FAMILY  April olh  RecreatlOtl Centre Site   Everyone invited.- Refreshments provided What, Hamburger again?  What!  hamburger again?  Is  this a phrase commonly heard  in your household, when you  serve hamburger in one of a  dozen or more ways. Perhaps  it's time to consider a change  in your menu planning or  could it be your buying habits?  Knowing the cuts and how  you are going to prepare them  is of utmost importance in a  wise selection of the meat. It  is best to choose the cuts of  meat by taking into account  the number of servings you  will get as well as the price  per pound. For example, you  ��� should get approximately  three to four servings from a  pound of boneless .meat and  about two to three servings  from a. pound of meat with  bone. If a cut has a large a-  mount of fat and bone it can  cost more than a boneless one.  Although you may be getting  more pounds for your dollar  you are getting more waste  as well.  The so-called cheaper meats  such as hamburger and. sausage may not be as good a buy  as the price would iridicate.  When you consider the airiourit  of fat.lost in cooking, other  cuts may offer riiore meat for  your money. Minced beef or  hamburger, according to Food-  and Drug regulations; must  not contain more than 15. per  cent of this fat. You will there  fore get less waste with the  leani minced, beef.;- ���       ;  Price is nG indication of food  value. The less expensive cuts  offer as much nourishment as  those that cost more. Slow  cooking Jn, a small amount., of  liquid tenderizes thiei le���S expensive cuts of meat. Cooked  properly, a pot roast can be as  tender and. tasty as a rib roast  and a braised round steak as  tender as a broiled sirloin.  Look for weekly specials on  meat. Prices vary great_|y  throughout the year, mainly  because of supply and seasonal demands. You may find  that the prices of steaks and  hamburger are higher during,  the barbecue season due to in  creased consumer demand-  In the fall or winter months  stores may offer roasts at  special prices to attract customers. If you are a wise  shopper you will take advantage of these specials and if  you (have a freezer you can  save more by stocking up.  The often neglected variety  meats, such as liver, heart,  kidney, sweetbreads and ton  gue offer (high nutritional value and are usually reasonably,  Mom....it's -" live commercial  break.  Gibson Girl & Guys  Cuttin' 'n Styling Centre  Gower Point Road  88G-2120  SUSAN & DILL  GET YOUR MAP  SUNSHINE C0AS1  at the  COAST NEWS  GIBSONS  63^ each  priced.  Wlhen buying canned or  packaged meats, again compare the price per serving as  well as price per pound. Be  sure to read the ingredient  listing on the label which  gives the ingredients. in decreasing 0rder of their proportion in the product. In this  way you will know approxi  mately hbw much actual meat  you are buying.  An informative leaflet en-  ��� titled Beef Cuts which gives  useful information on the  identification of beef cuts and  the yield froni a side of beef  is available, free from Information Division, Canada De-'  partment of Agriculture, Ottawa K1A OC7.  6��� ',__:&*&___  "Gebrfee FIristad, wiho became known to millions of Canadians  when he stepped into the breach late at night and stayed on  camera to broadcast the dramatic events in the Cross-LaPorte  kidnappings, is a staff announcer on both CBC radio and television in Toronto. Mr. Finstad cari be seen most weekends  reading The National on CBC Television at 11 p.m.  PUBLIC HEARING  ZOWHG4MfM>MfKTBY-UWHo. 119  Take notice that the Council of the Corporation of the  Village of Sechelt, will hold a Public Hearing at the Municipal Hall, Sechelt, at the hour of 7:30 p.m. on the 4th day  of {April, 1973, under the provisions of the Municipal Act.  to consider the proposed amendment to provide for Semi-  InAustrial uses in the Industrial Zone.  A copy of the proposed amendment may be inspected at  the Municipal Hall, iSechelt, during business hours, between March 15, 1973 and April 4, 1973.  Dated at Sechelt this 15th day of March, 1973.  N. Sutherland  Municipal Clerk.  PENINSULA  PAINTING $ DECORATORS  Experienced Service means Competitive Pricing  Guaranteed Workmanship  Equipped to handle  Bathroom Doors to Department Stores  Office or store surroundings looking drab.  You wouldn't believe the low cost of new interior designs!  Also Available ��� Exterior Building Maintenance  RSIDENTCAI ��� COMMERCIAL  Free Estimates  Phone 886 7B20  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  BY-LAW No.77  ���i���mh���������������������_���__>__<___*-���_m__���_____���-__���������_���___���__���wmn_hb-__m__mmm__b��_���m_��  A By-law to authorize a submission to the owners of,������ land within Electoral areas  B, C, D, E, and F of the Sunshine Coast Regional District on the question of participation in the function of: "Construction, Operation and Maintenance of a Recreation Centre, including an Ice'Arena".  WHEREAS the Regional Board of the Sunshine Coast Regional District has been  requested to undertake the "Constuction, Operation and Maintenance of a Recreational Centre, including an Ice Arena" as a function of the Regional District for  the member, municipalities and Electoral Areas; v  AND WHEREAS the proposed function would provide for the construction of an  Ice Arena and other facilities of a recreational. nature on publicly owned land in  the Roberts Creek area of the Regional District;  ANDWHEREAS the member municipalities of the Village of Gibsons and the Village of Sechelt have agreed to submit to the owners of land within those municipalities the question of participation in the proposed function concurrently with and in  similar form, to that submitted to the owner-electors within the Electoral Areas;  NOW, THEREFORE, the Regional Board of the Sunshine Coast Regional District  in open meeting assembled, enacts as follows:  ,'1.    A poll shall be taken of the owners of land qualified to vote within Elec-  ,'toral Areas B, C, D, E, and F.  2. The poll shall be taken on the 14th day of April, 1973, between the hours  of 8 o'clock in the forenoon arid 8 o'clock in the afternoon.  3. An advanced poll shall be  conducted at  the Regional District  Office,  Davis Bay, between the hours of 9 o'clock in the forenoon and 5 o'clock  in the afternoon of the 12th day of April, 1973, arid those 'permitted to  vote at the advanced poll are those who, being qualified to vote, sign  a statement that they expect to be absent from the area bri polling day  or they are for reasons of conscience prevented from voting on polling day  4. The question on the ballot shall read:  "Are you in favor of the Regional Board undertaking the Construction,  Operation  and Maintenance  of  a Recreation Centre,  including  an  Ice  Arena under the following terms and conditions:  (a) The capital cost of construction and development shall not exceed  $500,000.00; /  (b) Apportionment of the cost of the function among the participating  riiember municipalities and, electoral areas shaii ^ 0n the hasis of  assessment which may be taxed fdr school pu^  year in the electoral areas and for general municipal purposes in  municipalities;  (c) The annual cost of the said function shall not exceed the product  of a levy of three mills on the net taxable assessed value of land  and improvements referred to in clause (b).  Yes or No?".  This By-law may be cited as the "Construction, Operation and Maintenance of a  Recreation Centre, including an:Ice Arena 13^1���w/:2^"77^ ."���.. A-  READ A FIRST tirhe this 22nd day of February, 1973.  READ A SECOND time this 22nd day of February, 1973.  READ A THIRD time this 22nd day of February, 1973.  TAKE NOTICE that the above is a true copy of By-law No. 77 as at 3rd reading  authorizing the submission of the question therein set forth for the assent of the  owner-electors, of the Regional District and upon which question the vote will be  taken at: -  Electoral Area  Covered'  B  B  C  D  E  F  Location of Poll  Halfmoon Bay Elementary School  West Sechelt Elementary School  Davis Bay Elementary School  Roberts Creek Elementary School  Elphinstone Secondary School, Gibsons  Langdale Elementary School  on the 14th day of April, 1973, between the hours of eight (8) o'clock in the forenoon and eight (8) o'clock in the afternoon, and that Mrs. G. T. London has been  appointed Returning Officer for the purpose of taking and recording the vote of  the electors.  An advance poll will be conducted, at the Regional District Office, Davis Bay, between the hours of nine (9) o'clock in the forenoon and five (5) o'clock in the after  noon on the 12th day of April, 1973, and those permittedto, vote at the advance poll  are only those who, being duly qualified owner-electors, sign a declaration that: -  (a) they expect to be absent from the Regional District on polling day;  (b) they are for reasons of conscience prevented from voting on polling day  (c) they through eircuihstances beyond their control will not be able to  attend the poll on polling day.  Subject to the exception hereinafter recited, persons entitled to vote on this question are onjy those owner-electors whose names appear on the 1972-1973 List of  Electors as prepared by the Regional District for the several electoral areas.  An owner-elector whose name does not appear on the List of Electors but is otherwise qualified may apply to the Secretary of the Regional District for a certificate that he is entitled to vote and the Secretary may, upon .production by the applicant of satisfactory written evidence of ownership, give a certificate under his  hand entitling him to vote. The applicant shall be required to execute the appropriate declaration under the provisions of section 46A,of the Municipal Act before  a certificate is issued. A certificate may be procured at any time during offce hours  between the date of this notice and polling day. On polling day a certificate will  be obtainable only between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. at the Regional  District Office, Davis Bay.  Where more than one. poll is held in ar Electoral Area, an elector 'may vote at only  one poll.  Dated at Davis Bay this 19th day of March, 1973.  Charles F. Gooding  Secretary. CALL COLLECT  Phone 278-6291  Res. 273-6747  INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS  GOOD USED CARS & TRUCKS  E. E. (MICKEY) COE  FLEET & LEASE MGR.     .  Ben Jacobsen Motors Ltd.  369 No. 3 Road-- Richmond, B.C.  tHUMB���IUMC1  UMUmiMIMlllllUIMUIIMIHH  TRY US  Plumbing & Heating  BOX 165, GIBSONS 886-7638  NEW INSTALLATIONS, RENOVATIONS, REPAIRS  HOT WATER HEATING, BLOCK�� DRAINS,  SEWER CLEANING,  PUMP REPAIRS & INSTALLATIONS, DUCT WORK  24 hr SERVICE OTTWH) PLUMBER  BtHHTIMAlB  DOMEST1C - COMMERCIAL - INDUSTRIAL.  r  C_>  BEPUTIFUL  BRITISH COLUm BI��  '��� ._=>��������� '... ���" c_d   '-���  That's right. We'll give you $25 toward your  licence plates when you take outaTermplan  Personal Loan: on a car at the Royal Bank. As  long as you take put a loan for $1,000 or more of  new money and we approve your application by  June 29th, you qualify for the $25.  You also qualify if you take out aTermplan Loan  for at least $1,000, for any other reason.  Like a vacation, a boat or a travel trailer. If your  application is approved by June 29th, we'll give  you $25. In cash. There are no strings, no catches  and no change in interest rates. We know that  there are many people in the market for money  this spring, and we want to increase our share of  the business. So you don't have to be a Royal Bank  customer to take advantage of this offer.  See your Royal Bank Manager. He'll even  arrange for a chequing account to take care of  the loan repayments. And ask him about our  Money Matters book. It _full of hints on  budgeting and financing for a family. It's yours  free when you come to the Royal Bank.  Do something nice for yourself...  serving British Columbia  See: G. A. McDevitt  Wliere does law come from?  Coast News, Mar. 28, 1973. ���!_.  (By a Practicing Lawyer  Copyright)  Recent queries indicate some  confusion as to where our law  comes from. It is not all contained in the statute books.  You can't open a book and  find it all set out in a neat organized fashion. Our law, in  general, comes from three  sources: customs of the trade,  statutes,   and cases.  Customs of the trade: much  of our commercial law original  ly grew simply out of the custom of merchants. The vast  body of law dealing with promissory notes and bills Of exchange, including cheques, is  an example. A judge at a trial  will hear evidence of an expert as to what the custom is  in any particular trade. An expert is simply a person engaged in that trade arid who is  conversant  with  its  customs.  A statute or act is a law passed by either the federal or  the provincial legislature, as  the case may be. The law deal  ing with promissory notes and  bills of" exchange has been  codified or rendered into statutory form - now called the  bills of exchange act.  Case law, sometimes called  judge-made law, accounts for  the bulk of our law. Most decisions of our courts that deal  with some new point are recorded, in lengthy encyclopedias. These may be referred  to, in endeavoring to determine just what the law is with  regard to any particular set of  circumstances. The facts in  any two cases are never exactly the same but finding a  similar case provides a useful  guide.  The courts may however,  riot decide the case in question  the same way that a similar  case was decided in the past.  To know whether this will be  done,  one  has  to   apply   the  Grant terms  (Premier David Barrett has  announced the Home-owner  Grant Act regulations have  been amended to make a marriedcouple eligible for the $50  E>er year supplement for senior  citizens as soon as either person reaches the age of 65 years.  The p revious Home-owner  Grant Act stipulated that the  principal supporter of the  household be 65-years-old before a couple became eligible  for the $50 supplement to the  $185 per year home-owner  grant. The previous legislation prevented, a 65-year-old  woman and a 63-year-old man  from obtaining the $50 supplement for a jointly-owned  home.  The regulations as amended  enable a couple to obtain the  $50 supplement regardless of  which partner is the principal  breadwinner and regardless of  which partner reaches age 65  Premier Barrett also noted  that he has ..a Bill before the  legislature that would increase  the basic home-owner grant to  $200 from the present $185.  lor Real Estate on the  Sunshine Coast  K. CROSBY  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons ��� 886-2481  principle of precedent. By the  rules    of    precedent,    higher  courts bind inferior courts, in  the same geographical jurisdio  Thus the B.C. Supreme  court would bind any county  court in B.C. The Alberta Supreme court would not so bind  a B.C. county court, neither  would these two Supreme  courts bind one another. The  Supreme Court of Canada  binds all Canadian courts. If  there is no precedent, the  courts will set one.  In general, the Supreme  court of Canada, binds itself.  Only an Act of Parliament  can change law made by a case  so decided. This is in sharp  contrast to the XLS. Supreme  court which can; change previous decisions at wilL This  has lead to widespread criticism of late, on the ground-  that new law is being made by  an appointed body rather than  congress, an" elected body.  Case law is sometimes called  the English common law system. It grew up, over the centuries, from the habits, customs and traditions of the peo  pie of England and has spread  over all the English speaking  world including all former  British Colonies. It is quite  different from the legal systems   of   European   countries  which rely largely on vast encyclopedias or codes of Statute  Law.  Our system is much more  complicated but provides' a  method of deciding each case  on its merits, without resort  to a firm statute rule. Compre  hensive as the European codes  are, it is impossible to make a  rule to cover every imaginable set of circumstances that  can arise. Our own federal  arid provincial statutes are interpreted by case law as individual cases come before the  courts for.., decision.  I  ROBERTS CRSK LEGION  BINGO  Every Thursday  at  Community Hall  Doors   open   7:00  _��__.  Help us support Sechelt &  Gibsons Senior Citizens ���  Hospital Auxiliary ��� Elves  Club   ���   Fire   vdctims   ���  Little  League  Baseball ���  and local play school three  mornings a week.  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  Land Consulting Service  Specializing on Sunshine Coast  We wil advise you or arrange subtrade contracts  for all work necessary  from raw land to completely developed properly  P & 0 Developments  BOX 643, GIBSONS, B.C.  Phone Tuesday 'to Saturday, 9 > 5 ���  886-7626  Peninsula Hotel  CABARET  SATURDAY Mar. 31  That  one  hasn't   seen  his  father yet.  LIVE EMTERTAIHMEMT  Pizza will be available  P^one 886-2472  FOR  RESERVATIONS  I  I  I  ONCE IS  TOO MUCH!  Before the last provincial election, a lot of people felt  that one term for the NDP Socialists couldn't do too  much harm. Now, many of these same people are  - having second thoughts. If you're among this group,  we invite you to join the British Columbia Social Credit  party . . . regardless of your federal political ties.  Social Credit is the only party with a broad enough  membership throughout the province to overcome the  policies of NDP Socialism. Take a step toward restoring political balance in British Columbia- invest  $5 for 4 years and join us now!  THE BRITISH COLUMBIA SOCIAL CREDIT LEAGUE  Mail this coupon to:  British Columbia Social Credit League  P.O. Box 820, Victoria, B.C.  Yes, I'd like to help build a better British Columbia. I am enclosing my cheque  for $5 for a 4-year Social Credit League membership.  Name������  (please print)  Address���  I  I  I 13 Coast News, Mar. 28, 1973.  "Quiet, I'm listening to the news';  'S  &TV  will now be operating  on a full time basis  Phone 886-2280  for your TV and Radio Service  rgcrmhon centre  public meetings  March 28 - 8:00 p.m.  WELCOME BEACH HALL  (REDROOFS ROAD)  April 4-8:00 p,m.  Sechelt Elementary School  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.  Those plants in your basement  BY A. R. BUCKLEY  Plant Research Institute,  Ottawa  Many house plants have  been relegated to the basement  to make way for the Christmas tree. Before returning  them to their former place,  look at each carefully and decide how to make it retain or  regain its  healthful vigor.  Often, lack of plant vigor is  thought to be the result of  plant pests or diseases. while  it could be ho more than the  malfunction of the stomata in  the leaves of the plant.  The stomata are groups of  sausage-shaped cells that act  as pores. These contract and  expand like inflated balloons  and regulate the flow of water  vapor and 'gases to and from  the leaf. If these are riot functioning properly, some physiological disturbances might take  place that will endanger the  life of the leaf and cause it to  drop off or turn yelow.  With this in mind, one important point to consider is  wh ether these' cells have become clogged by dust and  grime. If this is possible, give  the plant a good spraying with  lukewarm water in the bathtub or kitchen sink.  The next consideration is  whether the plants are getting  leggy. In most cases, a. ruthless pruning will help plants  considerably. Cut them down  half way and allow new shoots  to develop hearer the base.  These will form a neater and  more   shapely  specimen.  The humidity in most homes  is very low during winter and  some method for increasing the}  moisture; content of the air is  required. Set the plants on  moist sahd or pebbles, perlite  or other material in a waterproof tray so that moisture  will evaporate into the air, or  place pans of water on or near  heat ducts. Home huniidifiers  are also available and necessary in many homes.  Now is also a good time to  repot your house plants. Many  should be going into a period  of dormancy at this time and  watering should be done less  frequently because the roots  are less, active.  To determine whether your  plants need repotting, remove  them from their pots by invert  .' ing and tapping the rims sharp  ly on the edge of a bench or  table. If there is a'.. large accumulation of roots around the  " earth ball, the plants need to  be repotted.  Repotting may be done in  two ways ��� by removing some  of the old soil and repotting  the plant in the same pot, or  by repotting the plant as it is  into a larger sized pot.  If the -container is large  enough for the plant and its  location, simply remove the  plant and knock off some of  the soil with a pointed stick.  Before repotting, clean the .old  pot thoroughly, then place a  piece of broken clay pot or-  stones over the drainage hole,  cover ��these with a half-inch  of coarse peat moss. Next put  some good soil in the bottom  and stand the plant ball back  in the pot. If the soil has been  shaken out well there should  \be room at the sides to push  |in some more. - ^  Take care when potting into  \ a larger pot thait the new one  | is not too big. The usual move  | is from  a  2.5" pot toa four  1 inch   one,   a  three-inch  to   a  : five-inch to seven-inch and, so  2 on. When potting, shake some  of the old soil from the base  of the plant and some from the  rim. IWork the soil well around  the root ball and firm it with  a stick. flPot firmly to avoid  leaving air spaces in the new  soil. ' >.' "  ���|A good potting rnixture is one  Vicki Beeman queen choice  -��� ��� Roberts Creek Community  Association at its recent meeting was. informed of the coming plebiscite on a proposed  recreation centre when Mr. E.  Hensohe attended to present  plans of what will be done if  it is approved.  '. Mrs. Gritt reported that her  committee, had chosen >Miss  Vicki Beeman to represent Roberts Creek in Gibsons Sea  Cavalcade. i  It was decided to pursue a  request that highways depart  ment decide on route of relocation of Highway 101 so  that work could commence on  it: . ;���,;  The next meeting will be  the annual meeting on April  18. A nominating committee  was appointed to select a slate  of officers. The committee con  sists of Mrs. Gritt, Mrs. Marshall and Mrs. Newman.  The meeting was quite lengthy and a number of people  attended to apply for member  ship.  CROSSWORD PUZZLE  ACROSS  l.Haze  5. Caribbean  country  9. Portion  10. Alpha and  32. Telephone  wire  13. Deceive  (2wds.)  14. Footed vase  15. Shed  feathers  16. Cobb  17. School  marks  19. Period  21.   Milland,  actor  22. Grub (si.)  24. Submarine  27. Genuflect  28. Aria  29. Vietnam  holiday  30. Man's  nickname  31. Warm  over  35. Exclamation  36. Number  suffix  38. Card game  39. Convincing  41. Trim  42.__-.of  Damocles  43. Thwarts  44. Back talk  (inf.)  45. Thousands  of years  DOWN   ���  1. Bake eggs  2. Israelites' v  food  3. Cinnabar,  for one  4. Earth  goddess  5. Composed   .  6. Indeter-    1  minate  degree      ��'  7. Sewing  party  8. Stir up     -i  9. Strike  11. Some        f  13. Blooming^  red ,.  15. Super-   '  market  Item  18. Hot rodders  Today's Answer  20. Girl's  name  23. Without  place  ��*.  abbr.)  24. Pronoun  25. Barks  26. Singular  27.Sharp  29. Wasta  .   allowance  32. Exhausted  (2wds.)  33. Dirties  34. Brewer's  need  35.- M��'..Mc��l  society  (abbr.)  ST.Finaias  40. Tibet  antelope  41��,Hum  43. Iron  (sym.)  composed of a good light.garden soil mixed with one part  sand and one part peat. To  each bushel, add two tablespoons of a complete fertilizer such as 6-9-6.        . _ ���.  At this time of the year, unless you have access to(a soil  heap in your basement, it is  better to buy prepared medium. This too, is better than  soils you can mix yourself unless you are able to stack loam  in your  garden  for  the  pur  pose, and that means a, year or  so of composting. The potting  soil should be moist but not  so moist as to form a mud ball  when pressed, in the hand.  If the plant'has/been repotted in the same pot, it should  be watered immediately., If it  has been potted into a larger  one, watering should be delayed for a day or so, to give the  new roots a chance to develop  in the new soil. One final tip,  do not repot a plant that is  dry. Make sure it has been  watered 24 hours  previously.  l_-S���_l-���_-���������>��������������������������������iwiimm������%1  HOMESTEAD CAFE  WILSON CREEK, B.C.  will be under new management  as of April 1st  ���,V  HOURS-  6 am to 10 pmf Hon, Tues, Wed. Thurs  6 am to I am, Friday & Saturday  _��� ���'.... ���       "��� ��� .     ��� "������  8:30 am to 8:30 pm Sundays  Licensed Premises and Dining Room Facilities  -sss_-ws����ssses��s����-��������M��-WW-��s������wasis������sj|��M��i  :-k  /    *:  <���*"  4 /"\  t ��v. ���'*r  ^  J  t^tos*.*  <y~*-*  with the  for dessert  Sponsored by JACK & MJk CHllDMIMDIMIi OHTM  ELPHIKSTOMC HIGH GYM al 9 oclock  Satiir^^  REFRESHMENTS   SERVED  Tickets available at $6.00  a couple  Phone: Carol Skytte, 886-2886; Janine Larsen, 886-2962  Merilee Mulligan, 886-2835 Coast News, Mar. 28,1973. 13  ���<*  EXPANDING  SERVICES  IT EKPLATEM ASTER  FOUR PRESSES  Plus other equi  i- 0.. ���  f  or your use  i - '��� /  (...  sf-aiSfi*'**^*^*'- jv x<t  Thousands of copies have been produced for lawyers  real estate companies and others on this Coast News X_PX)X  Yours can also be copied at rates varying  according to the quantity required  Phone 886-2622 for further information  BUSINESS CARDS  TICKETS  ENVELOPES  LETTERHEADS  TIME CARDS  FORMS  REPORTS  The COAST NEWS  Commercial Printing Dept.  Is Ready To Supply Your Printing  GIBSONS  PHONE 886-2622 He followed his father's footsteps   Cancer notes  BY ED THOMSON  A recent routine visit of the  Coast Guard cutter Racer and  an air-sea rescue hovercraft  from Sea Island aroused the  never failing curiousity of any  sea-going activity in this  prairie-born landlubber. So  down to Gibsons Government  wharf, we took ourselves to  where the Racer was tied up.  Invited aboard by Gerald  Ruddick, mate, we were accorded a first-hand inspection  of this trim craft, a handy sea  going size, 130 ft. by 55 ft.  beam, of a 124 ton burthen,  she draws 5' forward' and 7'  aft. She is con_nissioned by  Dept. of Transport, and is  powered by four 600 h.p. dies-  el units, linked in tandem to  twin screws, giving her a capability of 10% knots, full out.  The Racer went into commission in 1966 along with her  two sister ships the Rider and  Ranger. Their base is False  Greek, Kitsilano.  They fly the pennant of the  Canadian Coast Guard Service and. are engaged in sea  patrol on the Canadian side of  the Gulf of Georgia, operating out of False Creek, Nanai-  mo and Sturgis Bay. The Racer captained by K. Clapp,  master and manned by a crew  of 12 carries two large-sized  inflated rubber utility boats,  each accommodating 6 passengers comifortahly and are  powered by a 20 and 40 h.p.  outboard. These do duty as  lifeboats or working in shoal  water. The quarters on board  the Rider are snug tout comfortable. She is equipped with  radar and the most sophisticated navigational aids.  We noticed a continuous  chatter from the short wave  ship-to-shore coinmunicator.  This we were told is maintained on around-the-clock  basis. As for her sea worthiness, Mate Ruddick maintains  the Rider performs well, even  in a 30 knot gale-force wind,  in the Strait of Georgia, but  takes on a bit of an uncomfortable roll in the open Pacific.  Giving assistance to ships in  distress   figures   high   in   her  sea-going duties. Last summer  the ancient tug Ivanhoe, now  tied up at winter moorage at  the Government  wharf, piled  herself   on  the   rocks   at   the  southern   entrance   to   Silver  Bay  on Gabriola Island.  The  Rider went to her aid and parted with four three-inch nylon   cables   without   budging  the  stranded  ship.   Finally  a  tug   was   called   to   inch   the  Ivanhoe  off the  rocky ledge.  The Canadian Coast Guard  Service    also    works   closely  with   their   U.S.   counterparts  and both services are quick to  co-operate in any marine emer  gencies , which might  arise in  adjoining   Canadian   or   UJS.  waters.   An   example   of   this  co-ordination     occurred     last  year when a Canadian cutter  entered the international waters of the Strait of Juan de  Fuca to give aid to an American ship involved in a collision.  Mate Ruddick pointed out  that Canadian Coast Guard  ships do not carry weapons,  whereas the American Coast  Guard, under the U.S. Dept. of  Defence, carries extensive arm  ament, which toy the way, is  under padlock and little, if  ever,   used.  At this point, the interview  was interrupted by the noisy  arrival of an air-and-sea rescue hovercraft, which landed  nearby and was immediately  in communication with the  Racer. This particular craft is  stationed at Sea Island air  base, manned by the two certi  fied officers and a rating. The  Hovercraft gets the - name  Charley ^Charley her radio  call letters. She is rated at  five knots an hour when at an  operational height of six feet  and is used extensively in rescue and removing emergency  cases from the beaches.  As a result of the recent  series of bomb scares at Vancouver International Airport,  this Hovercraft remains on con  stant stand-by at the Sea Is-  WP"*^  ��� /���-i,4-',-:\ :��� ?*_">;����� - ���'->'.'- '-.-''i <���,.���:���:"',��� -���-';��� ,5   .  ~-,;/' Vx.:~ Iv  Business Management Seminar  '--,.,<��� v',;. :-&& ;'-������*&��� vc/A ;,4;  with the co-operation of the  Sechelt and District Chamber of Commerce  IF YOU ��� Own and operate  your own business  ��� Manage a business  ��� Expect to own and  operate a business  Yon are invited to attend a Small Business Seminar  at Lord Jim's Lodge-  Half moon Bay  on April 10th, 1973  9:00 a.m. - 4:30 pjn.  PROGRAM: Small business financial statements and  the impact an expansion of the business may have on  them will be discussed. The seminar program will include  brief presentations and an illustrative case study of interest to owners, operators and managers of small businesses,  and persons who expect to own and operate a small  business.  REGISTRATION: Complete the attached notice and  forward it before April 4th, advising number attending  and enclosing your registration fee(s) of $10.00, luncheon  included (no additional charge for spouse). Make cheque  payable to Industrial Development Bank.  Director of Advisory Services,  Industrial Development Bank.  c/o Mr. Morgan Thompson,  P.O. Box 360,  Sechelt, B.C.  Name(s)  Address  land Base.  Questioned why he chose a  sea career, Gerald Ruddick  said he was following the foot  steps of his father, formerly a  Captain on the -Prince Rupert  and now a coastal pilot. This  urge t0 go to sea was on him  since sea cadet days. Then  followed sea time for his  mate's papers On a Norwegian  freighter.  He transferred to the Coast  Guard service, where he is  now working toward his master's ticket; Ruddick has al-  redy served two of the three  years required sea-time and  returns to school _i Vancouver and completion of his sea-'  time in expectation of /his  commission  next year.  The smoking of cigarettes  has caused, and is causing,  more human cancers than all  other cancer-causing agents together.  Its other ill effects on heart,  blood vessels, lungs and stomach are well known. Cigarette  smoking, therefore, is a major  health hazard and the illnesses  it causes can be prevented by-  stopping.  The opinion is growing that  cigarette smoking will die out  when it has become socially  unacceptable, just as using  snuff and chewing tobacco  have become so.  Occupational groups in our  society, to whom the rest of  the population tend to look for  leadership, have already begun to set an example on smoking.  A survey conducted by the  National Cancer Institute of  Canada has shown that, compared with the 50 percent of  the general population who  smoke, only 35.4 percent of  doctors, 28.7 percent of nurses  and 29.2 percent of teachers  have the habit.  Get your printing at Coast News  Opportunity Now!  Jackson Bros. Logging Co. Ltd.  Have Openings For  LOGGBtS, MACHINE OPERATORS,  WIlDBfS, INDUSTRIAL MECHANICS  MM WILUHG TO HARM AM WRCOME  PHONE 885-2228 FOR 1HTEWHW  Do you   always   wear  your  head upside down?  GUARANTEED  WATCH & JEWEtRY  REPAIRS  885-2421  Sechelt Jewelers  V;.  .'ye'-  ON THE  RECREATION CENTRE  A Skating Rink. Auditorium and Crafts Centre  ��� , ...*������  Cost of Construction     -  Estimated annual deficit -  $487,000.00  $10,000.00  Even without Pender Harbour, 3 mills is enough to handle the capital cost, interest  and annual operating deficit. 3 mills will now raise $125,000.00 annually.  A BONUS  - The Provincial government has promised a grant to pay one third  of the capital cost.  If this Referendum passes, it is not the start of a snowball effect.  - A fixed sum is being asked for  - 3 mills must carry it or if will not be built.  - any expansion must again go to Referendum.  BE  GENEROUS  VOTE  "YES"  APRIL 14th Gibsons new Animal Clinic opens Monday April 2  Letters to Editor  Editor: On behalf of Vancouver - Coast Region, Boy  Scouts of Canada, I take pleasure in putting in writing the  hearty vote of thanks accorded  to you at our annual meeting  held March 12 in Vancouver,  for your very fine support  throughout the past year.  We sincerely hope that we  may continue to receive your  support in our work of assisting boys to become good citizens of our community.  Thank you again for your  continued interest and support.  M.A. Thomas, president, Vancouver - Coast Region.  DROWNINGS   DROP  ���Red Cross Water Safety Director Gary Baker has announ  ced , that 1972 drownings were  down almost 100% from 1971.  The only area in which drownings showed some increase  were related to boating. During 1973 the public educational  program will place an increased emphasis on small craft  safety. Of the 137 drownings  last year, 36 were the result of  boating accidents.  LEGAL  BRITISH COLUMBIA  HYDRO AND POWER  AUTHORITY  Invites tenders for Supply of  labour and equipment on an  "As Required Basis" for, the  digging and blasting of ' pole  holes - Sechelt Power District.  Reference No. CQ 7849 ,  Closing  pate:  April  11,   1973;  Sealed tenders clearly marked as above-ref erehced will be  received in Room 1056, B.C.  Hydro and Power Authority  Building, 970 Burrard Street,  Vancouver 1, B.C. until 11:00  A.M. local time, April 11, 1973.  Details may be Obtained  from the Purchasing Department, 10m floor, 970 Burrard  Street, Vancouver 1* B.C., telephone 663-8711,  Local 2577.  Congratulations to the Gibsons Animal Clinic  on the opening of their new building  L & H Swanson  BOX172  SECHELT 885-9666  All Sand and Grave! Heeds. Ready Mix, Septic Tanks  On the Sunshine Coast Highway, across from Twin Creek  Bldg. Supply, Dr. James Patrick Perry, graduate of '56 Ontario Veterinary College in  Guelph, an eight year degree  course, will open a new small  animal hospital Monday, April  His two previous establishments were located at Capil-  ano Pet Hospital, the largest  in Western Canada with a capacity for 175 dogs and cats,  which he conducted for 12  years.  The second was in the Harris  Block, Gibsons, now just vacated, for the brand new and  modern 42 x 30 ft. building  constructed of cement block,  built by A. Dube, contractor of  Roberts Creek. The porticoed  building set well back _rom  the highway is approached by  a sweeping apron of blacktop  with parking space for eight  'cars. -:'  The reception area is bright  and airy> leading off to a fully  modern and well equipped sur-  ':'���  Best Wishes and Congratulations  to Gibsons Animal Clinic  on the opening of their new building  Seaside Plumbing & Heating ltd  GIBSONS 886-7017  Ken DeVries Floor Coverings Ltd  CARPETS  TUES        LWOiaiMS  GIBSONS ��� 886-7112  Extend Congratulations and Best Wishes  to Gibsons Animal Clinic  on the opening of their new building  gery, k: consulting room> office  and study, X-ray room, large  storage area and completely  equipped laboratory. There is  a sealed-off isolation ward,  three separate wards with  cages lining each wall that  can handlt a total of 30 patients, 75% canine, 25% feline,  averaging about a dozen mixed  at any given time.  included is a sound-proof  area for indoor runs, air-conditioning and furnace room with  electric force-feed oil heating.  As most of his patients are  ! in ,only for a day, the doctor  will continue to lug the over-  nighters homo each evening.  Born in Vancouver, married,  with three children, the Perrys  have become solid citizens at  Roberts Creek. Four years ago  he came to the Sunshine Coast  with the intention of taking  life a bit easier. Somehow or  other it didn't work just that  way; he finds himself just as  busy. B a c k in Capilano,  v Dr. Perry acquired not only a  booming practice, but also a  ski lodge on Whistler. Now  they seldom have the time or  inclination to take advantage  of it.  As to the most popular pre-,  ference   among   dog   fanciers,  he named police, labs, boxers,  beagles and poodles.  The annual Lions Easter Seal  Appeal in aid of the 25,000  disabled Children and adults of  British Columbia opened Monday  and  ends April 22.  Best wishes to the Gibsons Animal Clinic  on the opening of their new building  A. Simpkins - Bricklayer  885-2688  Congratulations to the Gibsons Animal Cliiiic  on the opening of their new building  Morrison Electric  GIBSONS 886-3690 ~     '  INDUSTRIAL ��� C0WBCUL ��� MStOOtJAl  Gibsons Animal  tamiiinmv Ihc opening ef  their MMIIJMI  Highway 101  opposite Twin Creeks Building Supplies  APRIL 2nd  Coast Drywall  GIBSONS 886-7643  Extend Best Wishes to the Animal Clinic  on the opening of their new building  Best wishes and continued success  to the Gibsons Animal Clinic  on the opening of their new building  A. DUBE - Builder  HAH  RD. GIBSONS ��� 886-2019  We are pleased to have been  General Contractors 16 Coast News, Mar. 28, 1973.  BOWLING  E & M BOWLADROME  A six game match was held  between Sechelt and E & M  Bowl, last Sunday. Aggregate  scores were: Sechelt 23,874;  Gibsons, 24, 732.  High team, E & M Bowl,  6656; high six games, Mavis  -up___ u_a iPne gf-gr ���ajueis  handL, 1422; High single, Pat  Prest 350, and Vic Marteddu,  378.  High scores for the week:  Yvonne Phillips 753, Nancy  Douglas 302; Vic Marteddu 728  Red Day, 294.  Ladies Tues.: Doreen Mys-  licki 605   (239), Verna Harris  61i5 '(2-28), Ev Berdahl 603  < 227), Doreen Crosby 604 (242)  Carol Kurucz 605, Jean Dew  652 (229), Isabel Hart 627 (269)  Lynn Spark 649, Ann West 235,  Pat Muryn 240.  Gibsons A: Pat {Prest 668  (243), Mavis Stanley 649 (238)  Gary DeMarco 638 (258), Kim  Underwood 615 (254, 252), Vic  Marteddu 726 (279), Gwen Edmonds 690 (286, 253), Freeman  Reynolds 723 (266), (Louise  Hume 245, Darlene Maxfield  668 (270), Gunnar Christiansen 250, Phyllis Gurney 247.  Ball & Chain: Roy Taylor  700 (276), Ev Hogue 228. Art  Holden 604, Phil Gordon 631.  Wed. Ladies: Marty Meldrum 678 (227, 256), Sue Harding 628, Yvonne Phillips 753  (278, 269), Nahcy Douglas 694  (302),  Barbara Valencius  600  (271).  Thurs. Nite: Art Holden 649  Maureen Sleep 673 '(256, 2_S>),  Don Sleep 605 (267), Jim  Beach 250, Red Day 693 (294),  Doreen Crosby 235, Vic Marteddu 728 (254, 263), John Sol-  nik 697 (280), Mavis Stanley  645 (245).  Senior Citizens: Eva Pilling  356 (199), Eva Oliver 289, Dick  Oliver 331, Fred Mason 275,  Jean Wyngaert 308, Ernie  Reitze 328 (188). )  Bantams: I���irry Lineker 444  (238, 206), Noel Fraser 333  (193) Danny Dawe 276 (178),  Norine Fraser 295.  Juniors: Diana Pelletier 574  (313, 203), Susan Vedoy 687,  Iris Vedoy 205, Kim Bracewell  771 (271, 267, 233)* Gerry Mc-  connell 643 (240).  Golf luncheon  There were 60 present at the  Sunshine Coast Golf Club  ladies spring Iiincheon held  Maarch 21 when awards were  presented to Mrs. K. M-ttle-  stead for a hole-in-one.  Break 100 pins were awarded to Mrs. B. Dube and Mrs.  Gregory. Unable to attend but  won pins were Mrs. V. Douqlas  and Mrs.  E.  Mullock.  A hilarious skit on golf  rules and etiquette was put on  by some of the ladies.  !l ��� ���������������������WW���*"  Please come for your free  little note book and wee  bit of shortbread on Mar.  28th and 29th, Miss Bees  First Anniversary, Sechelt.  For your printing Ph. 886-2622  MM PUMAL mm LTD.  ^Serving the Sunshine Coast 24 hours a day.  A Complete Funeral or Memorial  Service at Moderate Cost  Member of  PHONE 886-9551  PRE-ARRANGEMENTS MEMORY MARKERS  J. ROY PARKINS  OWNER-MANAGER  CO-OP  EVERYBODY'S SAVING  GREAT FOOD BOYS  0*0*0*0**^*****0*0*^^0+0*^  GARDEN FRESH  PRODUCE  IMPORTED, FRESH  ASPARAGUS  CAN. No. 1  ........  FRESH, CRISP STALKS  CELERY   -y  Imp,. Can. No; 1   -" lbs.  VALENCIA  39c  ORANGES  138s -.....'   ^'hag  FRESH B.C. HOTHOUSE  RHUBARB  CAN. No. 1  .....  5_,69c  FRESH TASTING  FROZEN FOODS  CO-OP FANCY  CARROTS  2 lb. pkg. ......... ���--������������  CO-OP FANCY CUT  GREEN BEANS  2 lb. pkg.   43c  59c  DESSERT TOPPING  69c  COOL WHIP  32 oz   VvITLL    2 lb* pkfr. ...........; ^������^���J  ARDMONA, FANCY _AO_P  28 oz. tin ..:.                i^^V  All A_I_*E  JIII_*E   co"OP RECONSTITUTED ��%        gQ  UKANvt JylLC to 4* f��* �� *^  ALPHABITS^^ 59c  INSTANT COFFEE _TS"OUSE $1.89  -/CnklCI    .TAII-I    GREEN GIANT NIBLETS /��� <1*|  IXLKNlL LUKN   12 pz. tth    . .....   T" for M> ���  MUSHM>aMS -^_^^  PIE FILLING �� ^ _^ ^^' 2 ���r 69c  HAMBURGER HELPER ^^ 49c  SCOTT, Ass't Colors ^%Tf:'0��  Pkg. of 2 .:    i? * v  JYM -f-TU ALL PURPOSE towels  "wLv i n pfcff* of 12.......���   ��|||*r   LAUNDRY DETERGENT  jUKr   KING SIZE, 5 lb. box .,,...'...'...���.,..........;.'....   SUNLIGHT l^l*^^^..^^...^.^.^.^^.^^^..^^...  MW%k(*C   BLUE RIBBON  DAU3   CELLO 100s, 15c of f label ,.  rDKfn cook,ng otl 93c  vKI JvU   Pre-Priced 99c, 38 oz.  ........ < ���***  ^0*0^+**0^^*0**^^*0*0*0^^+*+0+**0**^+****0���**^^0*0*^^^**^**^^*^^  QUALITY MEAT  SPECIALS  BLADE ROAST  $1.09 ib  PICNIC HAMS  ... o3c n.  BEEF SAUSAGE  79c .b  Mock Chicken Loaf  89c  BLADE BONE  REMOVED  SMOKED  Ready-torEat  FLETCHER'S  1 lb. pkg. ...  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^N^^^^^^^^N^^N^^^h^^^fc^^^^  DAIRY  PALM  ICE  Vz gal. ctn.  PALM :,  32 oz. ..  16 oz. ..  BLACK DIAMOND  .Extra Old, 10 oz. wedge  $1.19  79c  ****0*0*0***0*0*0m0^^*0*0*0^^^*0*0*0*0^***0+0+0*0***0^+0***0*0+**0*0*0*0*0^  BAKERY SECTION   FRENCH BREAD  SLICED  14 oz. loaf  29c  MRS. WILLMAN'S  49c  i-i  PRICES ffl-CTiy_ THURS.. R-, SAT..   MAR. 29. 30, 31  YOUR CO-OP  Gibsons B.C  WE RBERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITY  service centre  Phone 886-2522

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