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Array m+  ��nww<i>iwi.  Provincial Library,  Victoria, JEU C.  The Sunshine  >��/'.  Printed and -Published at Gibsons, B.C.  l{Oe per copy  Council Biters meetings  Volume 27 Numfber   2,   January   9,   lft74i  j*  t  '- At Tuesday night's first reg-.  ular meeting;, of .^Gibsons municipal council with. Mayor  Larry Labonte in the chair,  council confirmed a change in  the number of council meetings to be held during 1674.  -;    Iri the past the system called  \ for a meeting* every sejcond  Tuesday. This meant 26 coun-  , cil meetings yearly. Now comical has agreed to two meetings  a month on the second and  fourth Tuesdays. This means  24   regular   council   meetings  , instead   of   the   previous   2d  , meetings.  At'Monday night's meetirig  Mayor Larry Labonte was  Sworn in as mayor along with  1 re-elected aldermen Winston  Robinson and Ted Hume. John  Harvey JJP., officiated for the  swearing-in ceremonies. Pastor  G. Foster of Pentecostal offer  ed a prayer and spoke on the  value of the work council was  doing for. the community  Mayor" Labonte referred to  the tremendous am&unt of  work that faced the new council and asked for co-operation  of the aldermen. He said he  would give them all the help  he could.   J  After the ceremony, council,  wives and visitors were treated to tea, cake and conversation.  -Both Sechelt and Gibsons  councils at their first meetings of the year tor swearing  in elected or re-elected aldermen on Monday, night also selected chairmen for the various  municipal committees covering  work council has to perform.  For Gibsons, Aid. Winston  Robinson will be deputy mayor. .Planning will be a chore  for council as_a committee.- of  the whole. Finance, wages .and  water will have Aid. Hoehne  as chairman; building,'-zoning,  health, recreation and library  will   have   Aid.   Robinson ~ajs  chairman"; airport fire and har-  bour, plus school affairs,, Aid.  Laing as chairman and public  works, roads and sewers will  have Aid. Hume a  chairman.  At Sechelt Aid. Norman Watr  s.on   will   be, Regional   board  representative  and  look after  the , sewer   and  pollution   de*  partments.   Aid.    D., Shuttle*  worth will look after aifporf  and civil defence affairs;-Ai<��  Ted Osborne public works and  the health department; Aid. El  W.   Booth   finance,   firei an<*  community development. Mayf  or Harold Nelson twill helplouf  Local talent in pantomime  Pantomime is an old hut still    die, in addition to playing the  in the finance and public w^rkf       '*'^.m\rae+ 1S���.oia ����� s���1    ��J in ����"���n to piaying xne  .._-.oi4Tr._T.te      ' '  -   ���_'' flourishing   tradition   of^  the   r Cat, has written eight or nine  departments. -.        . _ a     R-.:��eVi   et-_w^_    in..__   h.._   ;���   ,_      n.;rtmni   ~.�������_   -*>��..   *u__   _.u_%��r  British stage. The base is a  children's,tale adapted to a lo-  -cal'''setting,.spiced with songs.  -and dances, fantasy and vaudeville ' type  humor.   Driftwood  /-Players, will"'bring" this, tradition  to life on the  Sunshine  ;C0a��tY" ' '   "-'.��  ��� '���*-*>��������. r-    *    --    - -  Pick, a . poor: kitchen boy,  '^works, at the Old Coats Inn,  4'run by.his^twoxigly, man-hun-  original songs for the show.  Miiaic is by Ken Dalgleish of  Roberts Creek;' choreography,  by Ronnie Dunn of Sechelt;  Nest Lewis has done an admir-  ahlejob of costuming, and  Jeremy Young of Roberts  Creek is the co-ordinating di-  rector'Y i  In addition to the Cat, other'  major roles are played by Nest  Mathews and John Burnside,  Dick's ugly sisters; Roy dine  as Roberto de Creeko and Bonnie TPaetkau of Sechelt.:'the  Good Fairy Queen.  - Performances will he given  on Friday and Saturday , evenings at 8 p.m., January Hand  12 in the United Church Hall,  Gibsons. Future performances  are possible at Sechelt if 'a. hall  can 'be obtained. Admission  will be $1.75 for adults and 75c  gry sisters.' Dick is hopelessly  .Lepris as Dick, .Bruce Wilson, -  for7cmldren. A .family rate of  J"   ' ___.��� _���        _._.   ������__.!__        T___* ���.__._- Al* _.< ' _T"i _      _-_^* _i_^      ���*   ��^ ���'   ���      -___ itll-   _r/i "V i j.^  i r__     L.M     -_i--        �� ^.___r  ^ ( love with Princess Alice  *wht. livesvon, the Bluff with  Her father^ the Good King pt  1the- Sunshine . Kingdom: ;\The  < villainous King Rat of the' evil  'Isle 6&Mellon has a mortgage  the Good King; Mary Livingston, the lovely Princess'Alice;  Allan Crane, King Rat; George  $3.50 regardless of number of  dh-^ejtis available, for large  .   .  k*  Vandals on wrecking rampage  GIBSONS:\COUNOTL;at iheit haaugiir^l ,Ted;__u__- and Aid. Winston, Robinson.  " .^ee^g-^^n^ay night. Left to "right* ai-e^^aydr Labonte and Aid. Hume and Rob-  Aid? BiU Laing, -Aid.- Kurt Hoehne, Glerk   inson were sworn in by John Harvey JJP.  Jack Copland, Mayor Larry Labonte, Aid��� at-this meeting.  Mrs. A. Labonte  in chair again  Three je-elected school trust  ees were sworn in at the Jan.  3, inaugural board meeting and  Mrs. Agnes Labonte, last year's  chairman was re-elected to  that post with Trustee Peter  Prescesky as vice-chairman."  The re-elected trustees were  Mrs. Labonte, John McLeod  and Joseph Horvath. Ibe  chairman will name commit-  ~tee chairmen at" the next meet-  . ing, Jan. _10. _ ���  ,  Before! the meeting started  it', was  announced  arbitration  on  teachers   salaries  resulted,  in;an increase.of JJ0.6 on scale  anid 10.5 onpayr61h\  It took two ballots to elect  Mrs. Labonte. For the first the  candidates were Mrs. Labonte,  Mr.    Prescesky . and . Joseph  . Horvath. With that ballot producing a tie' it was decided to'  ballot on the basis that the  low candidate would drop out  if a third ballot was necessary.  On the second ballot Wes. Labonte was the choice. On reelection Mrs. Labonte appreciated the support given her  last year and hoped 1974 would  not be as tough on the board  Complaints grow  Assessment figures. recently  released by the Provincial Surveyor of Taxes are causing  some consternation along' the  ���Sunshine Coast    j  Hardest hit are motels and  other tourist conveniences occupying acreage. The provincial, organization is planning a  motorcade to visit government  offices in Victoria.  Friday night 'or earl;/- Saturday, morning young thugs  ,- wrecked the r announcement  panel of the Twilight^ Theatre  and hurled rocks,v through a  protecting glass panel then  spread the" cut-out letters over  Praise given  school officials  > Last year was a year of many  problems and hard decisions  for the school board and school  administration and all 'have  done exceedingly well in keeping Elphinstone school in operation and in arriving at a suitable and advantageous settle-  , ment following, the disastrous  Elphinstone 'school' fire, District Superintendent R. R. Hanna informed the school board  at its initial 1974 board meeting. , r  He added that in these respects 1973 will be long remembered in this School'district.  In 1974 problems and decisions of equal magnitude will  have to be made including the  appointment of the replacement for Trustee William Nimmo -who resigned, with possibly, he queried, a second woman to grace the board?  Other problems are the one  school vs. the two school problem, special education, the music program, outdoor and science education an effective in-  service training program and  the setting up of priorities on a  full ^school year basis.  He pointed out that powers,  duties and responsibilities of  board officials are all laid  down in the Public Schools Act  the roadway. Ray Boothroyd,  manager, estimates the damage at $250.  At Chess Enterprizes not  far from" the theatre, a group  hurled rocks and chunks of  paving material at the cars  parked on his lot, damaging  the roof of one and denting  the bodies of several others.  Frank Havies of Chess Enter-,  prises reports this to be the  second occurence within a  month. *  On a previous occasion, the  roof of a convertible was slashed beyond repair and windows  removed from a camper. This  attack, alone, cost more than  $1',000. In the village area, at  least   three   over-head   lights,  were ~ smashed  together  with  pther damage to property  ,   Mr.   Boothroyd  says  he. is  required to pay five .sets of  taxes apart from Capital outlay and maintenance on theatre   property,   for   which   he  claims he receives"; little protection, from, the tinder-manned  police detail- or from the village authority.,. Frank Havies  says he finds himself in the  same .position.  Both -men. determined to  fight such' depredations, have  posted a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction oij the  person or persons responsible  for the damage to the premises  of the Twilight Theatre.  In order to put down this  hooliganism and destruction of  private and business property,  Roy &nd Frank urge other  merchants, together with Gibsons council and other concerned parties to contribute *  further money to this anti-  crime fund.  ^ess-Roberto de, Creeko. of Biri-  %gb Hair and is forcing the-mar-  ;r^e, of-Alice to Roberto.  Dick's -magical s cat', arid $he  Good Fairy Queen of the Sunshine Kingdom are enlisted on  the side of virtue.  In the above photo, cast  members are Bonnie Paetkau,  the Good Fairy; Mary Livingston, Princess Alice; Bruce  Wilson, King of .the Sunshine  Kingdom; George Mathews,  one of the Ugly Sisters, and  Allan Crane, King Rat.  The story has been concocted by Gordie Hauka, Nest  Lewis and John Burnside. Gor-  Curlers closer  to their project  Gibsons Winter Club, incorporated under the Societies Act  - Nov. 22, 1973 is becoming very  active.  -���    Recently, the village set a-  side a 5 acre parcel of land  , across     from    the    Catholic  Church  for  recreational  pur-  , poses, a portion of which is to  be leased to the Winter Club  for the Curling Rink.  * This   decision   has   enabled  the' club to resubmit its application   for   the   Provincial  Recreation   grant.   The   first  application for this grant last  spring could not be approved  until a definate piece of land  was decided upon by the Village. The next announcement  for grants occurs the first of  April.  The finance committee of  the club is also corresponding  with Ottawa in the hope that  some federal money may also  be available.  If the Winter Clubs application for the government  grant is successful and arrange  ments with the village are  complete, land clearing will  take place about April 1. Additional information and share  certificates are available from  Dick Blakeman, Ron Lacey,  Ray Chamberlin, Garry McDevitt, Dave Richardson or  any director.  .The First Annual Gibsons  Lions 400 Club draw made Fri-  day of last week for the weekly $100 prize was won with a  split' ticket held by Mrs. N.  Catrell and Mrs. Dorothy  Campbell of North Vancouver.  The second annual Gibsons  Lions club ticket sale will not  start until June. In the meantime on the 1973 project there  will be a draw every Friday.  The project back of this  weekly draw will provide the  school district with a driver-  training car and training by an  instructor.  Beautiful B.C. delay explained  A statement has been issued  by the publisher of the Beautiful B.C. magazine as the result of complaints about nondelivery of the magazine' on  time. Here is their statement:  During the past year we  have been converting our mailing system from semi-manual  type to a computer program.  Unfortunately we have run  into more difficulties than expected and the result has been  a delay in the mailing of many  Beautiful British Columbia  magazine subscriptions.  We sincerely appreciate the  fact that many customers ordered the magazine early in  good faith but we did not anticipate the major problems  which arise when minor incorrect input to the computer  disrupts the smooth flow of  subscriptions. We have put a  special crew to work to earnrft  ly resolve the problems which  resulted in delays in the processing of subscriptions received in the fall of 1973 and  it is anticipated that most-of  these   trouble   areas   will  be  rectified in the very immediate future. I would also like~  to mention that, even with  these delays, we have processed and mailed approximately  180,000 subscriptions.  It is realized with regret  that many people have been  disappointed due to our dif-Y.  ficulties in processing their  orders oh time; however, I do-  wish to assure you that, although we are not fully pleased with our results, it is not  contemplated that similar delays will arise in 1974 and we  trust that you will have confidence in our circulation procedures.  We would also like to express our sincere apologies to  your many customers  EMERGENCY BRANCH  Provincial Secretary Hon.  Ernest Hall, has announced a  new name and a new sense of  direction for his department's  Civil Defence branch. Effective Jan. Iv the branch will _e  known as the Provincial Emergency Program^ Coast News, Jan. 9, 1974.  AOTS: for men who serve  ���Subscription Rates: British Columbia $4.50 per year,  $2.50 for six months; Canada except B.C. $5.00 per year,  United/States and Foreign $8.50 per year.  Published Wednesdays at Gibsons. BC. -'  Fred Cruice, Editor and Publisher  Second; Class Mail registration number 0794. Return  postage guaranteed.  Phone 886-2622  P.O. Box 460. Gibsons, B.C.  An unpalatable inheritance  Premier Barrett could be right in blaming the former Social Credit government for the present land assess-  A  ment situation. His words are: "This is a Social Credit  mess that we have inherited."  "To support Mr. Barrett's contention a Coast News  editorial printed in the March 3, 1971 issue is reproduced  in its entirety:  ;.    V '������ ,7     '  "In its December News Letter the Union of British  Columbia Municipalities placed the strongest possible  emphasis on the injurious effect it would have on mu-  nici^alitiesi if the government goes ahead with its plan  to limit to ten percent per year, the rate assessed values  on individual properties'can be increased for school purposes.  "This is now a bill before the legislature, Bill No. 22,  an Act to Amend the Assessment Equalization Act, which  if passed will put a ten percent limit on assessment increases.  "The original intent of the Equalization Act, the Municipal Union letter states, was to provide an equitable  basis on which all classifications of property throughout  the province are taxed for school costs. This -ideal has  never been reached, although progress was slowly made  until 1966 when a five percent artificial limit was imposed. After strong; urging by UBCM which brought the inequities of artificial^limitations to the government's at-  teiition,,the limit was lifted from individual properties in  1968 and placed on area total assessed values.  '���"-.: I  ���/-���*�����-././':���������������     :���������:'��������������� ���''���.���'���. YY'\' ', v  "'This meant that the five percent was added to the  grand total of assessments .instead of x>n individual properties, which resulted last year in a reduction in some  and in others an increase.  "Now we have the B.C. Branch of the Canadian Bar  /Association offering its. opposition by presenting to the  premier and attorney-general a resolution which maintains passage of the'bill will cause assessments to lose  any relationship to the value of "real property and that  inequalities which will be created are repugnant to the  general intention of the Assessment Equalization Act.  "The UBCM has maintained that this type of artificial limitation has its greatest detrimental effect and  produces most glaring inequalities where land has been  rezoned to higher use, where farmlands have been subdivided, where shifts in business activity result in higher  market values and where it is desirable to achieve equity  between new and older construction. As a mill rate cannot be varied resulting in what obviously are unequal  assessments it means a majority of owners are forced by  statutory limitation to subsidize land speculators.  "The result as outlined above would mean that assessments will have little to do with the valuation of property and instead become a political gimmick which can  be used at will and where the most advantageous political  service can be done. '    ,  "At various times during the last few months there  have been outcries pf forcing homeowners tp subsidize  land speculators. Last year's president of the UBCM,  Mayor Anderson, termed the proposed 10 percent limitation meaningless to almost everyone except land speculators unless it is accompanied by a limit on tax rates.  "An example would be in the case of property purchased and then rezoned to produce higher revenue. The  speculator would be protected by a ten percent ceiling  on assessment rates but the property would have been  sold for a far greater price than the assessment will show.  ^'There are examples on the Sunshine Coast where a  property has been sold for a high price while under the  assessment' ceiling thus placing surrounding properties  in a very inequitable taxation situation. Municipal and  even assessment officials are not happy with the five or  ten percent ceiling or any ceiling for that matter. They  prefer taking the natural course to let values set the pace.  However the bill, is before .the house and what will happen to it remains to be seen. Municipal officials and members o_Tthe Bar Assocation are united in their approach  to this bill. The Bennett government rarely bends to  pressures."  A club is being organized by  men of Gibsons United Church  It will be an ATOS club which  will meet regularly or as required. ��� ,  'The organization started  working on the club idea a  couple of months ago arid' will  hold its first meeting Monday,  Jan. 28 in the United Church  hall at a supper meeting. Men  interested in the development  of service to their community  and church are invited to meet  with other men to work out a  program.   ,  AOTS is a men's service  club within the United Church  and this year the club is celebrating its 50th year.  Reporting on the (beginnings  of ATOS Alec Gilmour of Selma Park says it started in  1923 at what is now Ryerson  church in Vancouver wihen  Dr. H. Riggs, a prominent Vancouver surgeon, an active layman at. Kerrisdale Methodist  church, now Ryerson church,  sought a means of harnessing  the talents of men. The women  were already active in the  Women's Association and Missionary Society. He felt men  should also have, an organization for fellowship and  Christian service.  As Dr. Riggs was a member  ���of the Kiwanis, /he felt the  organizaion could be pattern- ,  ed' after the Kiwanis. In casting about for a name he recalled the saying of Jesus 'I  ani amongst you as one that.  serves,'  5 to 25  yrs. ago  . Five Years Ago  Mayor Fred Feeney announces free enterprise will be  explored for development of  ���Gibsons harbor area. ;  Gibsons Municipal office of-/  fers five percent interest  oh  prepaid  taxes  up  to  May   15 j  this year.  The school board announces  it will move to an office in the  B.C. Telephone premises on  Feb. 1.  10 Years Ago  Mrs. Muriel Ball, Roberts  Creek was elected chairman  of the school board.  Jules   Mainil,   village   clerk  reported 100 -new homes built  in   Gibsons   during   the* five -  years 1959-63.  A Royal Bank monthly review  pleads  that  our  watersheds be saved for future use.  15 Years Ago  The weatherman reports a  Squamish screamer greeted  the New Year. Temperatures  fell to 13 above zero.  In a Buck Deer Derby two  deer   were   shot  in   Langdale  area. This was considered un- '.  usual as deer there were scarce  Rain and snowfall for 1968  total 57.09 inches, almost, nine  inches over normal.  2d Years Ago  The Wally Stewart home at  Selma Park was destroyed by ���  fire while the family was visiting in Sechelt.  Gram Chaster was surprised ;  with 15 visitors on her 90th _  birthday. l -  25 Years Ago  Snow has been ' laying a- <  round Gibsons for the last two !  weeks  and is packing  down.  Heavy snow has isolated  Gambier Island and caused a  breakdown   in  phone  service.  A protest was made against  having to pay $12 to $14 for a !-  cord of wood. < .-  .Steve Howlett was appointed .  manager   of   the   B.C.   Power  Commission    system  .in    this  area.  SHARE YOUR  GOOD HEALTH  BE A BLOOD DONOR  A meeting wasf called. A  good turnout of men decided  to form a club and accepted!  Dr. Riggs AOTS (As One  That Serves) as the" name of  ���the organization. Now AOTS  , clubs are part of the Methodist  and Prebyterian churches.  For many years said Mr.  Gilmour the club was not officially connected with the  church but through the efforts  and financial backing of men  in the clubs, particularly men  like Jack Robinson, Charlie  Atkinson who later became  national -president, Roy Johnson and others, a national  secretary was appointed arid-  given the task of extending  the movement. D.R. Poole was,  appointed secretary. He left  a good job to do this work at"  a lower salary.'  He inspired his contacts and  during his travels to various  churches across Canada helped  in the formation of clubs and  their number increased .greatly  resulting in the fcfmation of  district councils. These cov-  erd areas like Vancouver, New  Westminster and Vancouver Island and rural areas.  Some district clubs laid  down programs of joint service ventures and for many  years one, Vancouver club on  Saturday night's during winter months put on a' concert  or picture show at First United  Church for drifters and! pensioners who desired to attend.  Area clubs took turns acting as guides and provided  transportation for the Discus  club, a blind men's service  club. Every Thursday night  a club would visit the old men  in the Vancouver General Hospital annex. Other projects  were included.  Each club carried out pro-  iects withiri their church and \  held monthly meetings to hear  speakers, choirs and other entertainment. , For. some years  ATOS assisted the Boys Parliament and bne of the high  lights was an ATOS district  council banquet for members  of this parliament. Various  clubs also sponsored a boy as  a Boys Parliament member.  Through the council on Laymen's Sunday, the second Sun-  . day in October, lay. .services  were held in- many churches  with ATOS mernbers condlict-  ing the 'service. Services were  also held* at other churches  and United^ Church institutions  .There are now 300 clubs in  the movehient in nearly every  province in Canada with sev  eral . affiliated clubs in Bermuda. There are also 14 clubs,  within   the   Trinidad   Presbyterian   church,   Mr.   Gilmour  reported. -   .  Local club members strive  to operate on a service basis  rather than fund, raising on  a big scale. They have'painted  inside and' outside the home  of an aged widow,''picked up  crippled and elderly people  and organized ear pools to  convey people to church.  One club has regular study  sessions to which men and  women attend along with their  neighbors. Some clubs undertake work sessions around the  church and grounds.  A THANK YOU!  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'  ��� Reduced income tax payments.  ��� No start up or termination charges.  ��� Security of capital with a high interest rate in the, Fixed Income  Fund.  ��� Common stock Investments, through the Equity Fund.  ��� Two ways to invest for the future in one convenient plan, Fixed  Income and/or Stocks, YOU DECIDE.  Credit Union  or write: B.C. Central Retirement Savings Plan, P.O. Box 2038, Vancouver 3, B.C. move to  area  George Charman and wife  Marion, have realized aj lifelong anibition to see what lies  across the jStrait of Gjeorgia,  where as a boy from his home  at Roberts Creek he spent  many hours gazing out over  the water to the d>.m mist-  shrouded shore of Vancouver  Island.  In November, the Charmans  finally gave up. their farm," a  land-mark on the Highway Just  past the S-turn and have found  a new and interesting life at  Cobble Hill, just outside Duncan on Vancouver Island.;  Here, in a new home George  will have a half acre of land  to putter away in making a  garden plot and! Marion will  continue 'caring lor the two  adopted; foster native boys>  Robert 9, Hubert 10, who they  have cared for since infancy. ;  George reports both Robert  and Hubert are adjusting nicely in their hew surroundings  and showing good progress in  their schbolin?.;  Besides opening the door of  their^hbme .and hearts, to numerous . other native foster  children over the years, the  Charmans are also the parents  of a grown-up son and two  daughters, Terry (Mrs. Kass-  ler) of Calgary; Esther (Mrs.  T. l\-yers) o�� Davis Bay,, and  John in Gibsons. There are also  three grandchildren.  George Charman, one of a  family of four, born in Roberts  Creek in 1915, where he received his early schooling, is the  son of the late Alfred John  Charman, a seaman turned  farmer who had many Capabilities, one of which, was the  knack of writing. Many well  written articles are in the  back files of the Coast News.  ' 4 Son George was attracted to  farming, even as a small boy,  helping his father around the  home place, where the Gibsons  It's the FREE - FALLING  TENT that knows no bounds,  takes you everywhere in this  busy time, of the year! Whip it  up   quickly   to   belt   or   not!  Printed Pattern 4,65 3'  Misses' Sizes 8, 10, 12, 14, 16  18. Size 12 (bust 34) takes  2% yards 60-inch.  Send one dollar for teach  pattern - cash or cheque or  money order. Add 15 cents for  each pattern for first class  mailing and special handling-  to Anne Adams Patterns, c/o  Coast News Pattern Dept. 60  Progress ave., Scarborough,  Ont. MIT _P7  FABRIC HOUSE  GIBSONS  For all your Sewing  and Knitting Needs  Marine Drive 886-7525  sewage treatment plant is now  located. In 1954r he acquired  15^7acres on the outskirts of  Gibsons,   along   the   highway.  Here the " Charmans, George  and Marion, raised their .family. Mrs. Charman was,born in  the  interior,   and  married; in  1948.  Only by hard work ahd long  . hours of toil was George able  to make even a bare subsis7  tence     from     the     reluctant  ground. Charman prided himself particularly in raising of  * squash,    gourds,    carrots , and  corn., At. one time >he kept a  herd of goats and supplied the  area with milk. He_ was also  very much in demand in the  pruning and advising on cultivation of fruit trees.  The Charmans leave this  area with great reluctance and  already *miss their host of  friends. Both have, the Reeling  it was time for a change of  scenery and a new outlook on  life. George observed it was  quite a wrench to break their  ties with the place in which  they had so many happy years,  and, where they had- seen the  area grow from an isolated few  to a thriving, bustling village  with an ever-increasing population and 7 from dirt trails to  black topped roads and: winding highWays. . ��� - 7  As staunch members of  Gibsons Pentecostal Church,  the Charmans were recipients  ,of a rousing going-away party  by 48 members of the congregation    and   friends    at . the  church. _\ presentation of an  electric toaster and kettle was  made.  Pastor Gerry Foster pointed  out that the 'Charmans had  been faithful and helpful members, of the congregation and  that George had been secretary  of the Sunday School and. substitute teacher, aS member of  the church board and the Men's  Breakfast  club.  George and Marion might  well be described as steadfast,  faithful and willing Christians,  always ready to lend a helping  hand; unique qualities in ��� this  worldly age of spiritual apathy and religious indifference.  Pastor Gerry Foster said. ..  ' Just prior to Christmas,  George and son John returned  to the old home and loaded a :  U-drive truck with the remain  ing furniture and equipment,  before heading back to their,  new home at Cobble Hill. ......  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  NEW MANAGEMENT  HOWE SOUND WATER TAXI  New Brighton, Gambier Is.  IS NOW UNDER THE  MANAGEMENT OF  Mr. JOHN KNIGHT  Phones: 886-9343, 886-9651  Radio-Controlled  i^^.'+.p^s^\piitty$ys.^.<<w  \   i  1 Coast News, Jan. 9, 1974.       MISC.TOR SALE (COltf d)  PERSONAL  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED A05  Phone 886-2622  Deadline ��� Tuesday noon  5c a word, minimum 75c  for up to 15 words  Subsequent Insertions *_ price  .25c added for bookkeeping on  ads  not  paid one  week  after  Insertion.  Legal ads 25c p&r count line.  Subscription Rates:  B.C. 1 year $4.50, 6 mo. $2.50  Canada ex. B.C. 1 yr. $5.00  U.S. & foreign 1 year $8.50  PROPERTY FOR SAI�� Cont'd      ANNOUNCEMENTS  COMING EVENTS  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons, 886-2827  SEE THEATRE AD  ON PAGE 10 .  Every Monday night at 8 p.m.  Bingo, New Legion Hall, Gibsons.   Jan. 11: Gibsons UCW Thrift  Shop. Open 1 to 3, Friday, Jan.  HI and each Friday thereafter.  FOUND  Tortoise shell female cat found  around garbage dump. Phone  886-92.5.     - 7        .  Are you not seeing things too  clearly? Maybe you left your  glasses at the Theatre. Phone  886-2827;  HEU>pNTO  Personable ladies wanted immediately. Excellent remuneration in personal satisfaction.  HelpY the TKinsmeri Mothers  March. For details phone 886-  7148 br 886-2996.  WORKWANTO  NEED A PAINTER? Interior,  exterior (when applicable).  Call Ken Cbrbin, 885-2734 or  write P.O. 7 Box 943, Sechelt.  Free estimates, good references  Reliable couple seeking care-  Jtaking job in wilderness or  rural area. Write T. Fenner,  General Delivery, Squamish.  Cleaning of all kinds wanted.^  Housework.   Experienced,   reliable.  Baibysitting,  $1. Cleaning, $2.25 - $2.50 Call 886-9634.  For all your carpentry needs  Call A. SHEPPARD  CONTRACTING  ���      888-7005  Backhoe available on request.  Phone 886-7638.    ^  Reliable mother of 2 wishes to  babysit children in her own  home. Phone 886-21149.  TYPEWRITER  & ADDING MACHINE  SALES & SERVICE  Phone 886-7111  DIGGING SEWER LINES  Tree Service Cat Work  Gardens Insured  Marvin Volen - 886-9597  Jalica Constr. & Gen Contrac.  New Construction, remodelling  Sewer installation.  Commercial & Residential  Shaw Road, Gibsons    886-7668  886-9815  Backhoe available for drainage, ditches, water lines, etc.  Phone 886-9579.  Will do any kind of work  around house and garden, also  moving and hauling of any  kind. Phone 886-9503.  We provide a complete tree service for the Sunshine Coast.  All work insured and guaran-\  >   teed to your ��� satisfaction.  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES  885-2109  CHIMNEY  SWEEPING  Oil Stoves  Phone .Ron Crook,  886-2834  , after 5 p.m.  .FURNACE INSTALLATIONS  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Financing Available  Call Thomas Heating, 886-7111  Secretarial work, letters, manuscripts, etc. done in my home.  Phone 886-7111.  MISC. FOR SALE  Older type TV, B-W. Ph. 886-  2014. ��� '..    . 7YT.- -  Need after Christmas iii^me?  Become a Vanda Beauty, tscnitfi-  sellor. Phone 886-7095, aftefVft  ��� p.m. ���,... ���; "-,-���..   ,- '���''���'���'-.- - ... ������-:. :  ,.  '"���    .   ���    V ���  Snow tires and extra wheels.  Call 886-7660 after 5 pm.  Oil stove, oil beater, and garbage; 6r wood burner. Phone  886-2103.  QUESTIONS?  Regarding 1974 Vehicle  Licences andi Insurance . . .  PHONE MARY  at  885-2235  Sechelt Agencies Ltd.  Hoover floor polisher, $14. Ph.  885-9737.   Zig-zag   sewing   machine   and  cabinet.  Phone  886-7479  after  5.    7 ...       ,   7- ;,������������  ������ '   > ELECTROLUX  Sales & Service  A nice gift  Doris Sudgen  886-9864  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales. Ph  885-9713. Sechelt   .^* METRIN  Roberta E. Johnson, 886-2546  BARGAIN CENTRE  Used furniture and household  goods  Bought ��� Sold ��� Traded  Sechelt, 885-9848  AMWAY  Roberta E. Johnson, 886-2546  TUPPERWARE  Roberta E. Johnson, 886-2546.  WANIfD  Small piano in good condition.  O.AP,; Phone 886-7210   CARS, TRUCKS FOR SALE  ;60��f_CC 6 cyl:, short box. Asking $300 or nearest cash offer.  Phone 886-9674.    '69 Dodge Dart Swinger 340.  Mags, stereo, reverb, etc'. Ph.  886-2486 after 5 p.mY  '64 Chevy Nova wagon. Radio,  Best offer. Phone 886-9680.  '62 Ford Econolihe, $625. Ph.  886-9680. Y          '63 Pontiac Parisienrie. Hardtop  V8, auto. Phone 886-9657.  QUESTIONS?  Regarding 1974 Vehicle  (Licences and Insurance . . .  PHONE MARY  at 885-2235  Sechelt Agencies Ltd.  BOATS FOR SUE  l'l ft. 6 in. boat, with Tote-um  loader. Like new, $200. Phone  886-2826 ,    N  Sell or swap, water taxi or  crew boat. Rebuilt hull, new  cabin and wheel house, reinforced bow..No engine. $1500  Call Walt Nygren, 886-2350.  MARINE INSURANCE   *  PROBLEMS?  New insurance advice  v.     Re-insurance advice  Claims 'settled  Capt. W.  Y. Higgs,  Marine Surveyor  Box 339, Gibsons  Phones 886-9546 or 885-9425  17% ft. Donzi hull with 155 hp.  OMQ leg. 21- gal. built in fibre-  glass tanks. Upholstered seats  Phone 886-9604.   PETS  Wanted, good homes for 6 pure  bred mongrels, small breed,  black and white. Phone 886-  2675.    WANTD TO RENT  House, cottage or suite, very  reliable couple for Feb. 1. Ph.  886-2647. <   FOR RENT  Light housekeeping room,  Granthams. Phone 886-2555.  2 bedroom suite. Fridge, stove,  w-w carpet, in Headland's, no  pets. Phone 886-211-2.   2 bedroom suite w-w carpet,  large kitchen, large fireplace,  all new, $175 a month. Phone  886-2767. -  Small, 1 plus bedroom duplex  for rent, Granthams, $J.10. Ph.  112-937-45715.   Spacious 2 yr old 1 bedroom  suite. fKitchen, large living  room and 4 piece bathroom,  stove and fridge, beautiful  view, $140. Hopkins Landing,  no pets. Phone 886-7851.:  BONNIEBROOK CAMP  AND TRAILER PARK  1 site for small trailer, up  to 50 ft. Couples preferred.  No dogs. Phone 886-2887 or  886-9319.  ,    RITZ MOTEL  Reasonable weekly' and daily  rates.    886-2041.  Centralized new large 2 bedroom view duplex suite. W-w,  cablevision, appliances, no pets.  References required. $160 per  month. Phone 886-2940.' ^  Store for rent ki Gibsons centre.' Phone 886-7564 or 886-  9303.   Suites at Seaside Plaza, heat,  electricity, garbage removal  included in rent .Phone 886-  7564 or 886-9303.  QUESTIONS?  Regarding 1974 Vehicle  Licences and Insurance . . .  PHONE  MARY  at  885-2235  Sechelt Agencies Ltd.  PROPERTY WANTED  Wanted to buy before July 1:  Acreage with or without house.  Cash available. Write Box 593,  Gibsons, B.C.  PROPERTY FOR SAIi  QUESTIONS?  Regarding 1974 Vehicle  Licences and Insurance . . .  PHONE MARY  at  885-2235  Sechelt Agencies Ltd. ���.  Private  sale.  Lot  on  Chaster  Road. 80 x 104, zoned for mo-  v bile homes. $6600? All services  Phone 886-9984.   -    ROBERTS CREEK  . Water side, -Lower Road, between Joe and Bayview roads,  9 lots. Service -with city water  and paved roads with beaoh  access. Ideal summer cottage  or  quiet  residential   sites.  ���  ��� Sign on. Call owner 886-7316.  or write Box 3010, Coast News.  Good size lot, Leek Road, Roberts Creek. Enquiries please  phone 886-2152.  For membership or explosive  requirements contact R. Nim  mo, Cemetery Road. Ph.' 886-  7778.. Howe Sound Farmers'.'.  Institute. Stumping or ditching powder^ dynamite, electric  or   regular, caps,   prima-cord,  .Alcoholics Anonymous.���' - Phone  885-9534. 886-9904 or 885-9327.  Gibsons meeting Monday, 8:30  p.m. in Gibsons Athletic hall,  ;  COMPRESSED AIR  RECHARGED    _  FIRE EXTINGUISHERS  1  '   Skindivers available  for salvage work  ���. Marine Hardware  Fibreglass, paint,, rope, canvas  ' (1971) LTD.  Gibson?. 88Sr930S  WALT NYGREN SALES  YOUR AUTOPLAN CENTRE  CONULT US FOR ALL  YOUR INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS  Phone 886-2000 .��� Gibsons, B.C.     ..  MEMBER ��� MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE  In parklike setting. Cozy 2  bdrm cottage. Spacious living7  room with fireplace, "dining!  room modern cab. kitchen, iw-  w throughout. Vz bsmt. A-oil  heat. Double carport. $27,500.  on term.;  Gibsons: Compact "two bedroom' home on Comprehensive  Zoned corner lot in centre of  Village. Good view. Only $7,500  down.  Selma Park: 128' of commercial  Zoned property. Has been a  money making store in the  1,800 square foot top floor,  with 900 square feet of living  area on lower. Good view and  on beach. $53,000.  Roberts Creek: 10% acres with  view. Near 400' hwy. frontage.  Easy terms on $28,000.  LISTINGS WANTED!  Charles English Ltd/  REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE .  GIBSONS, B.C.       Ph. 886-2481  SUNNYCREST SHOPPING CENTRE  TOLL FREE 687-6445  NOTARY PUBLIC ��� APPRAISALS  NORTH ROAD: 5 acres, level, partially cleared, cased water well Building site cleared. $22,000.  CHASTER ROAD: 5 acres, flat, semi-cleared, good soil.  $22,000.  10.9 ACRES. Some view from lower end. Excellent subdivision potential. $44,000.  VILLAGE: Two cleared view lots. $8,000 each. 50 x 268 feet  LOT: with extra large frontage of 100 ft. by 80 ft. deep,  has water and power and not too far from Gibsons and  the ocean. F.P. $6,600. ,  LANGDALE. In the.new sub-division, with a view, underground Services F.P. $8,800.  COMMERCIAL BUILDING: Hjwy 101 close to Shopping  Centre, 1300 sq. ft. of finished store, 1200 square ft. unfinished shop area complete with one bedroom suite with  basement on lot 100 x 140. This can be one or two stores  as desired, in a growing location. F.P. $60,000. .  Don Sutherland ��� 885-9362  Ken Crosby ��� 886-2098  '   Jay Visser 886-2531  Mike Blaney ��� 886-7436  ASK FOR FREE CATALOGUE OF REAL ESTATE  PHONE (24 hrs.)  Secheltr885-2235  Vancouver 689-5838  AGENCIES     BOX 128, SECH_.LT, B.C:       Multiple Listing Service    ���  Authorized Autoplan Agent Open 6  Days a Week and Providing 24 Hour Service  AUTHORIZED AGENT  INSURANCE CORPORATION  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  QUESTIONS ?  Regarding your 1974 Vehicle Licences  and Insurance ...  PHONE MARY AT  SHE HAS THE ANSWERS! HAZEL BINGHAM  .Phone  NANAIMO ���  uncoast  .ESTATES LTD.  Free MAP or Sechelt  'Peninsula and Catalogue  of Listings  ACROSS FROM  N  SECHELT BUS DEPOT  ��� GIBSONS ���  ��� GIBSONS '���  5r acres ��� Gibsons area,  King Road. 180' x 1220'.  Road at side. Heavily treed.  $2(1,500. Call Jack or Stan  Anderson  Gower Point Esplanade  Waterfront lot, % acre, level  land, nicely treed, southern  exposure. Building site clear  ed and foundation in. Vendor selling as is. Don't miss  seeing this desirable property ��� F.P. $22,000. Call Dave  Roberts.  Acreage  Approx. 5 acres with 10' x  55' trailer. Excellent access  from North Road. 1 acre  cleared. Power and domestic  water. Close to ferry. Some  terms. .F.P. $28,300. Call  Jack- or Stan Anderson.  ��� ROBERTS. CREEK ���  Treed Lot  Irregular shaped large lot  with creek. Fully serviced.  F.P. $5250. Call Stan or  Jack Anderson  5 bedroom Sea View Home  Located on corner lot 70 x  150. Short walk to good  , beach. Completely finished.  Basement with 2 bedrooms.  2 full sets of plumbing main  floor. Floor all wall-to-wall  carpet. Brick fireplace. FJP.  $42,500. Call Jack or Stan  Anderson  Vancouver Direct  Line  MU 5-5544  EWART McMYNN REALlY  Phone 888-2248  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C.  Notary Public  Gibsons  Gibsons Rural: Mobile home,  furnished, extra family and  utility rooms. 2% acres, good  garden soil. Close to shopping.  Only $36,000.  Roberts Creek: 2% acres good  garden soil, fruit trees and nice  parklike area. Small 2 'bedroom home, guest cabin and  workshop. Full price $45,000.  Also 1.12 acres on Lower Rd.  close to everything. Nicely  treed, water. Only $11,000.  Ron McSavaney, 886-9656  mama  tt  MORTGAGES  Buying Homes   ,  Building Homes  Building or Buying Rental  Property '  Recreational Property or  Cabins- 7;  Up to 95%" Mortgages  For further information  Phone or Call in at!"?"-: Y  B of M, Gibsons, 886-2216 Y  B of M,. Sechelt, 885-2221-  B of M, Madeira Park, 883-2423  1st & 2nd Mortgages  RESIDENTIAL  COMMERCIAL  RECREATIONAL  We handle all types of real estate   financing including   builders loans. Fast appraisal service  ACADIAN MORTGAGE  CORP. LTD.  2438 MARINE DRIVE  WEST VANCOUVER  Phone 926-3256  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  DEADLINE, TUBSDAT NOON  Phone 886-2622  Roberts Creek  bingo Thursdays  Thursday night Bingo is now  underway at Roberts Creek Legion hall on Lower Roberts  Creek road. It is a project of  Royal Canadian Legion 219.  During the past year ,bingo  has resulted in donations to the  Hospital Auxiliary, hospital  landscaping, Roberts Creek'  United Church, Hallowe'en  ' children's party, Roberts Creek  Fire Department, Elves Club,  Boy Scouts and Cubs and the  Roberts Creek Play School.  Letters to Editor  Editor: I'm a mother with a  school age child and I've just  been treated with the most  obscene language by a neighbor, a local school teacher.  He used filthy language to  myself and an old age pensioner over the blockage of a ditch  in the South Fletcher lane,  which the municipality had already cleared out once, on his  account, as the rain caused  the ditch to flood the pensioner's property.  If this is the. example of the  English language which children learn in school, I would  suggest it's about time the calibre of our teachers was looked  into.  ���-Mrs. L. PARIVEAU  1 ' /  Pork, beef stocks average  MOBILE HONES  SUNSHINE COAST  MOBILE HOME PARK  AND SALES  R.R. 2, Gibsons      Ph. 886-9826  NOW ON DISPLAY  Ambassador * Diplomat  Statesman * Embassy  2 and 3 bedroom models  Double wides  Featuring:  Shag and hard twist carpeting  Deluxe colored appliances  Custom made furniture  Open for viewing at the Sunshine Coast Trailer Park R.R.  , 2, Gibsons, Phorie 886r9826.  Dealer No. 65673.    -  NOTICE  For Latter Day Saints in this  area, contact 886-2546.  if you are concerned about  someone with a drinking problem call Al-Anon at 886-7128.  885-9409. Meetings St. Aidan's  Hall, Wed., 8 p.m.  Oh,    for    heaven's    sake,  smoke!  Festival deadline  '     ���*_  one week away  Deadline for entering the _  Sunshine Coast " Music ahd *  Drama festival is less than a "~  week aiway.'  ,   tt you want to compete in  one of the competition classes 7.  in  the  festival,  fill  out your  entry form and send it to the '.  Secretary,  Box  5000,   Gibsons *  by   January   15,   that's   next,.  Tuesday. ' ��� \  Entry forms may be obtained at the School Board Office  in Gibsons, Kruse Drugs in  Sechelt or at Madeira Park  School in the Pender, Harbor  district. Further information'  can be obtained by telephoning 885-9394 or 886-2463.  Competitions range over all  age groups from six year old  children or younger to senior  citizens and cover every kind  of instruments from piano,  accordion, guitar, to the competitor's choice. Solo singing .  and choirs have their place  in the list of contests, and orchestras, large or small, bands,  pop comibos and western or  old-time, groups will find , a  competition class to enter.  ., In the spoken arts' there are  competitions for one-act play  groups of any age from children to adult, solo and , group, .���  .recitation   of, poetry,< and   a^ '  special    category    for v (bibleij  readings.* ���'���._--      N     /^����l  Trophies aricT 'a .bursary 'are'*A  being given by interested individuals and firms in the  community to the competitors  judged best in each class of  competition. l  Remember to get your entry  in by January 15.  )  Agriculture Canada reports  the January food outlook as  follows:  PORK: Slaughterings in both'  Eastern  and   Western  Canada  may   average   close   to   year-  earlier levels.  BEEF: Slaughtering levels  may average close to year-  earlier levels. However, continuing market uncertainties  make a reliable supply forecast  extremely tenuous.  EGGS: Supplies across Canada will be plentiful.  . POULTRY:   The  supply   of  broiler chickens will be plentiful, roaster cnickens adequate  and turkey meats abundant.  FRUIT: Storage stocks of  apples at the beginning of December were about four percent below year earlier levels  while pear stocks were 21.7  percent below. Total supplies  of apples and pears will be  seasonally adequate. However,  the offering of locally produced fruit may be scarce in some  Eastern markets towards the  end of the month.  VEGETABLES: Potato stor-  Coast News, Jan. 9, 1974.      5  age holdings in December were  2.5 percent below the' same  date in 1972. Storage stocks  of onions, carrots, cabbage and  rutabagas are well aboye last  year. (Supplies of potatoes .will  be seasonally adequate. Supr  plies o_ other storable vegetables will, be plentiful.  ���Wf ��*.*�������������tr��ll��_��_.-���..M-.iB.h_-M.Wi  "Hallmark" Playing Cards,  Score Cards and Tallies for  your Bridge days. New designs, excellent quality.  Miss Bee's, Sechelt.  STUDENTS of Elphinstone Secondarymddel being shown around the province's  school, for the next two weeks, have a schools. Mathematics classes are being  computer to work with. The computer isshown how computers are programmed,  a  Digital,  supplied  as   a  demonstration and doing their own programs.  ^���^.,  ���' 6  Jim D  our  rummon  d  ... i..-  HAPPY NEW YEAR  LEGION Br. 219  BINGO  LEGION HALL, LOWER ROAD  $100 JACKPOT TO GO  GAME - 50 CALLS. Add. $25 week until won  THURSDAYS at 8:00 o'dock  JANUARY 10,17, 24,31  DOORS OPEN AT 7  LOTS OF PARKING FRONT AND BACK  LOTTSA LUCK!  ffi'UVltlMBirt  mm  AUTHORIZED AGENT  INSURANCE CORPORATION  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  TO AVOID POSSIBLE LINEUPS  * i  AND NON-COVERAGE, PLEASE COME IN EARLY  TO ARRANGE COVERAGE AND FINANCING  2545 Gower Point Rd.  Phone 886-7751  ORIGINAL JAPANESE  V /  MANDARIN ORANGES  $1.99 Per box ~ Re9- Value $2.99  WHILE SUPPLY LASTS - SHOP EARLY  ^v cv*  Ken's Lucky Dollar  GIBSONS  K. BUTLER REALTY LTD.  1538 Gower Point Road  PHone 886-2000  CWfepfani  AUTHORIZED AGENT  INSURANCE CORPORATION  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Coast News, Jan. 9, 1974.  Horoscope for the next week  -     By TRENT VARRO  ARIES - March 21 - April 20  'Leadership-   is   strongly  high  lighted   in   your   solar   chart  right now. You can do much to  further your career in practically    any    business    venture.  Listen to others.  TAURUS - April 21 - May 21  Business conditions should be  extremely    good.    You    have  .many    astrological   conditions  going for you now. Be fair and  just in all dealings with others  and you'll see much gain.  GEMINI - May 22 - June 21  A lot  depends,  here in your  horoscope,   on   just   how  you  made out over the past couple  of weeks. If things were satisfactory!   you  can   look  forward   to   a   good   period.   Ef  things were a little rough, you  should revise your attitude.  CANCER - June 22 - July 22  The   stars   are   beginning   to  shine   again   in   your   favour.  There's  a   lot  of  long  range  benefit   coming   your   way   if  you are careful' and. considerate   in    your    dealings    with  others.  LEO - July )23- - August 23  A very definite'"-move"of some  kind is indicated here in your  horoscope. This may entail a  .move from one place to another, or it may only indicate  a move in your way.of thinking. In any event, it's for the  better.  VIRGO - August 24 - Sept. 22  'Take it easy' is a good slogan  for all Virgo persons to follow  at this time. Some minor irritations may be getting you  upset. Calm down, and accept  things as they are.  LIBRA - Sept. 23 - October 23  Business matters, and business matters alone, should  govern your actions at the  present time. ^Don't let social  activities get you involved in  some 'impossible situatiop.'  SCORPIO - Oct. 24 - Nov. 22  Things look extremely good for  Scorpio right now, but there's  a slight astrological warning  not to become involved in any  'shady dealings.' Stay above-  board' and profit!  SAGITTARIUS Nov 23. Dec 21  There's a 'whole- new world'  opening up for Sagittarius now  Much will depend upon how  you have accepted or rejected  things as they have been over  the past three years. Be wise!  CAPRICORN r Dec.22 - Jan.20  You jnay be tempted to let  business matters go by the  board this week. This is fine,  as long as you realize that this  means 'take a holiday.' If you  don't, things could get rather  'mixed up!'  AQUARIUS - Jan. 12 - Feb. 18  A. change in your whole life  "is coming up shortly. This can  bring much benefit if you  channel your thoughts and  actions constructively. Don't  make the mistakes you have  made in the past!.  PISCES - Feb. 1? -'March 20  The chart for Pisces resembles  that of Aquarius this week.  You should read ttiis, and  govern yourself accordingly.  Do not let social commitments  involve you in important business matters.  Copyright 1974 by Trent Varro  All rights reserved.  BERT'S  and DELICATESSEN  COLD CUTS, and ASS'T CHEESES   ^  FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD ������  FOR PARTIES OR SOCIALS, GIVE US A CALL  AND WE WILL MAKE UP PLATTERS, etc:  SECHELT, B.C.  Across from Hospital  885-9414  ,  /  i  i  f Fi  i _*_ 0 _^_r*_ #_ try  JFJ  ft  -j___incirig  JLV.  -rJL   J_L_#lLiJ) yT ��� ��� J-WiJi  On Tuesday, January 15th  _��.  one of our representatives  Mr. T. R.- Topham  will be at  Sunnycrest Motel, Gibsons, 9-11:30 a.m.  Bella Beach Motel, Sechelt, 1-3:00 pj-cu  Tel: 886-9920 (Gibsons) 885-9561 (Sechelt)  Thousands of enterprises m Canada hdve  obtained loans from IDB to acquire land,  buildings, or machinery; to supplement  working capital; to start a new business;  or for other sound business purposes  If vow need finjncmrj for a business prop*  .iikI ;ire unable to obtain it elso.vhijif: on  reasonable terms and conditi-wr-   pfrliap  IDB can heIp'you  Church  Services  WUSTML  DEM0PMEH1BANK  ;'���..; : 7-, ;145 West 15th Street       7Y;': YY,  North Vancouver, BjC. Tel: 980-6571  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's  Rev. David H. P. Brown  Sunday School, 11 aan.  Morning Service. 11:15 a.m.  2nd and 4th Sundays  Holy Communion at 9:00 a-.m.  St. Aidan's  Sunday School 10:30 a.m.  Sunday Service 2:30 p.m.  GIBSONS UNITED CHURCH  11?15 a.m., Divine , Service  9:30 a.m., Wilson Creek  2:30 p.m., Roberts Creek "  ROMAN CATHOLIC SERVICES  St Mary's Churdi <  Father E. G. Lehner        ,  .-��� 11 a.m. Mass, Sundays  Wed., Fri., 7 p.m.  Phone 885-9526  CALVARY   BAPTIST  CHURCH  Park "Road, Gibsons  Office 886-2611, Res.  886-7449  Morning Worship 9:30  a.m.  Sunday School 10:45\a.ih.  Evening Fellowship 7:00 pjn.  Thursday, Prayer and  Bible Study, 7:30 p.m.    -  Weekly Youth Programs  BETHEL  BAPTIST    .  CHURCH  Mermaid & Trail, Sechelt  Office 886-2611, Res.  886-7449  Sunday School 10:00 a.m<.  Morninj? Worship 11:15 am. -  Wednesday, Prayer and  Bible Study, 7:30 p.m.  Weekly Youth Programs  Rev. W. N. Erickjson (Pastor)  . GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member  P.A.O.C.  Phone 886-7107  Highway and Martin Road  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Service 7:00 p.m. '  Wed., Bible Study, 7:30 p.m.  Fri., Accent on -outh. 7:30 p.m  Pastor G. W, Foster  ^GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sundays, 10 a.m. & 7 p.m. >  Bible Study, Tues., 7:30 p,m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  "In His Service ���   At Your Service  THE BAHA'I FAITH -v  The tabernacle of unity has  been   raised,   regard   ye   not  one another as strangers.  Informal Chats Tues., 886-2078  Letters to Editor  Editor: Are your readers satisfied wdith the CBC?  In mid-February the Canadian Radio and Television Com-  missioh is holding public hearings in Ottawa to review the  CBG's licences tb -continue  broadcasting for another five  years. The undersigned believe  the public should express an  Opinion about what it wants to  see and hear on our publically-  financed television and radio  networks.  . The CBC is clearly modelling  itself on American practices,  programming whatever adver- '  tisers will buy. It's selling our  airtime on our network to companies so that they in turn can  sell their wares to us. Do we  need a publically-financed network to subsidize sales of  toothpaste?  We believe ii> public broad-.  casting, and that it is essential,  it   be   supported   to   provide <  viewers and listeners with what-���  the private networks and private stations both here and in  the U.S. do not ��� programs by  and   for Canadians reflecting'  our standards of behaviour and  morality in order to, foster andj_:  , encourage our very survival as \  an independent  country. *  If  we're  paying for  public,  broadcasting, and we are, let's  demand   public   broadcasting.  Let's get rid of commercials on  CBC.  We plan to attend the CRTC  hearing iri February to present  a brief. We would therefore  .like to hear from readers on  the subject of the CBC. Please  /write us a letter or a postcard  todaiy^ to TPoSt Office Box 58070, '  Postal Station L, Vancouver,  B.C. V6T 0C5.  ���Robert Harlow, Tom Shan-  del,  Wally   Hamilton,  Vi-  '  . anne    Lyman,    Marianne -  West, Tony Williams.  The food  Sausage was probably one of  the world's first convenience  foods and by no meaiis a 20th  century innovation. Born of  necessity centuries ago as a  means of preserving meats,  sausage was" chopped or  ground meat, seasoned, stuffed  into a suitable package or casing   and   cooked,   smoked   or,  Sausages are usually classified according to their method  of processing. The main types  are fresh, cooked, smoked -  both cooked and uncooked, dry  or semi-dry, and cooked meat  specialties.  Fresh sausage is made from  selected cuts of fresh meat and  must be cooked thoroughly before serving. The most common variety is fresh pork but  pork and beef or all beef are  also available.  Cooked sausage is ready-to-  eat and' includes sucli products  as blood sausage and liver-  wurst. It may or may not be  smoked after cooking. Smoking imparts a different color  and flavor. Uncooked, smoked  sausage is smoked only for a  short time and it must be  cooked before serving. A familiar example is, country-style  pork sausage.  Cooked, smoked sausage,  which has been smoked then  cooked, is ready-to-serve as  purchased. Examples of this  type are weiners and bologna.  Dry or semi-d!ry sausage is  made from selected meat with  a high salt and spice content.  Some of the common ones' are  salami, summer sausage, and  pepperoni.  Cooked meat specialties, or  more commonly cold cuts, are  prepared meat products Which  are cooked or baked and ready  to serve. Head cheese, tongue  loaf and macaroni and cheese  loaf are a few of the varieties  Recently, amendments were  made to .the Food and Drug  regulations. which permit the  addition of such ingredients*  as pickles, olives, cheese and  fruit to sausage and sausage  meat as well as other meat  products. According to these  amendments any of the ingredients .added must be in  separate identifiable pieces in  a sufficent enough quantity  that they can be differentiated,  from the sausage or sausage  meat. Also the label of sau  sage products must carry a  complete list of ingredients in  descending order of proportion or percentage, composition.  Sausage or sausage products  may contain lip to* 4 percent  binder or filler and up to 60  percent moisture if a filler  is used. If no filler is used the  moisture content may not exceed 75 percent. In comparison,  uncooked, lean, round of* beef  contains about 66 percent  moisture. Regulations have  been, proposed to set a minimum quantity and quality for  protein.  /^2  VijUCIO  VOLVO  CARS  & STATION WAGONS  International Tracks &  'Recreational Vehicles.  PHONE: 278-6291  E. E. (MICKEY) COE  Ben Jacobsen Motors Lfd.  36& No. 3 Road ��� Richmond, B.C.  i '    Peninsula Hotel  CABARET  SATURDAY Jan. 12  LIVE MUSIC  Pizza will be available  Phone 886-2472 FOR RESERVATIONS  SUNSHINE COAST CREDIT UNION  SECHELT  PER ANNUM  ON MINIMUM QUARTERLY BALANCES  ($500 or more)  I.S.C. Deposit Account  USE YOUR I.S.C. DEPOSIT ACCOUNT FOR:  INVESTMENT   Balances undisturbed provide compound interest.  SAVINGS   Regular deposits build interest earning balances.  ' i . - ��� '  CHEQUEING   Full Chequeing privileges.  (Nominal s_rvice charge for  cheques only). Personalized cheques, available. No extra  ,   cost.  Deposits or withdrawals,  any amount,  any  time.  Deposit by mail.  Why operate two or more accounts when all services are available in one  package. You determine the ranges. One all purpose account serves all  your personal needs.  For larger amounts look into our term deposits in block sums 'for-different  ^periods paying interest up to S3A% per annum. OAP incomes      Ski club invites members  will increase  SEE  KEN DeVRIES  FLOOR COVERING LTD.  CARPETS ��� TILES ��� LINOLEUMS  1659 SunsHine Coast Hiway, Gibsons_ ��� -886-7112  January increases in Old Age  Security pension and Guaranteed Income Supplement payments have been announced by  Health and Welfare Minister  Marc Lalonde.  . The basic Old Age Security  pension will rise in January to  $108.14 from $105.30.     -  The maximum Guaranteed  Income Supplement for a-single person or a married person  whose spouse is not a pensioner will go up to $75.85 from, its  current $73.86. Added to the  basic OAiS pension, this payment will produce a monthly  total of $183.99.  The maximum supplement  for a married couple, both pensioners, will increase to $67.37  each from the present $65.60.  Added to the 'basic pension,  this will give each pensioner  $175.51 for a combined payment for the couple of $351.02.  <  Peninsula Plumbing Ltd.  S A L E  STORE HOURS - WED., thru SAT., 8 to 5  Assorted Paint ��� 80 qte., 20 gal. Jpl ���DU qt.   '��PO>UU< gai.  1 only 42" long modern style fl__CO O^T  >      Bath Tub     ^POV.^D  1 only 3 door Bath Tub Cfr/1 O   f\f\  -     Enclosure     *P*TOA/U  1 only % h.p. Monarch Pressure Pump ClfiQ QC  with 30 gal. Horiz. Pressure Tank     ^I O/t/3  1 only    12 gal. Electric Hot'Water Tank     JpODoVD  1 only 25 gal. Electric Hot Water Tank      *|>'/0��VD  1 only Used Stainless Steel Sink, Double Bowl ^lilft "'rt_T__  35" x 20" x 10" deep     <4*"wA/\/  1 only Used Stainless Steel Sink, single bowl djl fc  _T/\  25" x 19" x 7" deep     3*1 _J._/l/  14 only various size furnace JJQ_  Air Filters     D^C ea.  1 only Light Greep <M C QQ  Lavatory Basin     ^K"_*��ww  i  ALL PRICES CASH ONLY AND ARE SUBJECT TO 5% SALES TAX  NO RETURNS OR REFUNDS \  PENINSULA PLUMm  HEATING & SUPPLIES, 5AI.ES & SERVICE  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY, GIBSONS  ������   Phone: Office, 886-9533; Res. 886-9268 or 885-4460  Tetrahedron Sid club was  formed in October 19��9 with  Mt. Elphinstone as its ski slope  with access through Jackson  Bros, logging road.  Accessibility to this area is  the club's main problem. Usually. 4-wheel drive vehicles  are used to get to the Tucker  ,Sno-cat higher up..This Sno-  cat has carried as many as 32  people to the caibdn in one  rum, slow but a fun trip.  The club has a small A-  frame cabin at the 3,600 foot  level. There able-bodied members have constructed a workable 600 foot rope tow, which  due to government regulations  is not operating*at present.  The club cabin is located on  a mile long plateau with roll  ing hills perfect for cross-country as well as \ alpine  skiing. There are good areas  for learners or those interested in hiking, toboganning or  just enjoying fresh air and  sunshine. In heavy snow periods the run from the' top  down on the logging road to  the highway is seven miles.  It is a challenging ski area  with terrain for every level  of skiing. The view of the  straits and Vancouver Island  withYRoberts Creek area at  the foot of the mountain is  spectacular. The sunset from  the mountain has to be seen  to be appreciated.  'The clulb needs new members interested in winter sports  hiking and willing to do work  Coast News, Jan. 9, 1974       7  improving what club members  have done so far.  Since recreation facilities in  this area are limited during  winter months those interested are urged to support the  cluib at the Thursday, Jan. 10  general meeting, 8 pim. in  Gibsons Athletic hall. For more  information phone 886-9539.  The president is Wayne Greg-  gain.  DOUBLE R  TRUCKING LTD,  Excavating ��� Sand  Gravel ��� Fill  Phone 886-7109  New home meeting place  The December meeting of  St. Aidan's A.C.W. was held  in the lovely new home of  Mrs. David Marshall, Beach  Ave., Roberts Creek and 14  members and 'one visitor were  thrilled with the gorgeous  view of the sea and island  mountain range seen through,  the huge picture windows.  A  short  meeting  was held,  and at its conclusion, Miss  Harrold extended best wishes  for future health and happiness  to the Marshall family arid  presented I_rs. Marshall with  a hand carved Italian salt and  pepper set from the members.  A lively contest of What did  you see, memory test preceded  refreshments. A happy hour  of friendship brought the after  noon to a close.  Are your frees  topped or trimmed  for winter storms?  If not, phone  MARVIN VOLEN  at 886-9597  V  Let us show you how to  defer your income tax.  Do you want to payjess income tax for 1973?. Of course you do! Then why not take a  few moments to drop in and talk about Registered Retirment Savings Plans.  Here's how they work. Underthe present income tax regulations you are entitled to set  aside a tax-deferrable amount for your retirement years. This amount is 20% of your  earned income up to a maximum of $2,500 for people who already participate in a  company pension plan and up to $4,000 for self- '  employed people.  These tax deferrals, together with any  income and capital gains they earn, don't  become taxable until you withdraw them;  and if you wait until you retire, chances are  your tax rate will be lower than it is now.  s  . So you defer income tax today and you build  ,      a nest egg for tomorrow.  We can help you chart your R.R.S.P.  program. Don't let this opportunity slip by.  Your plan mustbe registered before .the end  of February to qualify for your 1973 tax  deferral. Drop in and see us soon.  Community Corner  Jan. 11 ��� Gibsons UCW Thrift  Shop. 1 to 3 each Friday.  Bingo Monday nights ��� Gib-  , sons .Legion Hall  Gary McDeVltt, Manager  7 v ''���������    '._ 7    .     j&  ROYAL BANK  serving British Columbia  Gibsons  Telephone: 886-2201  SAVE at the JANUARY  NOW IN PROGRESS AT  SUNNYCREST PLAZA  GIBSONS  GOIPDMlilP'S Fashion Centre  TRAIL BAY PLAZA  SECHELT  NO LAY AW AYS  ALL SALES FINAL  II Dripping tap wastes power  You   can  save   energy   and!   frigerators and instant-on TV  money by eliminating wasteful  household situations such as  dripping water taps and dirty  furnace filters, says E. Hensch,  manager of this I|.C. Hydro's  power district. 'A faucet that  leaks steadily, even though  only slightly, can have a significant effect on the amount  of electricity or other fuel  used to heat water,' the pointed  out. Frequently, all that as  needed is a new washer, at a  cost of only, a few cents. But  it can save you dollars worth  of energy in the long run.'  Furnace filters should be  checked! every two or three  months, and replaced at least  every six months. This is particularly important in a new  house. It is also important to  realize that if a dirty filter  is removed and not replaced,  there is real danger that dust  may penetrate the fan motor,  and cause serious damage. Furnace filters are inexpensive,  but a hew motor is costly.  Similarly, it doesn't make  sense to spend money for insulation to reduce heat loss  from a house, andi then leave  a fireplace damper open so  that the chimney is drawing  the heat outdoors.  Turning the thermostat down  to about 60 or 62! degrees during sleeping hours can reduce  the-annual heating (bill an a-  verage of about 10 percent. A  setting lower than 60 degrees  may reduce the benefit as the  furnace then has to run longer  in the morning to bring temperature up to normal. ��� _'  Some people try to save  money by closing heat vents  in the basement. This may  prove costly. A cold basement  usually means a cold floor upstairs. If the floor is cqlcL, occupants of the house tend to  turn up the heat, and this increases fuel consumption.     ,  Instant-on television sets use  considerably more electricity  than slower warm-up models.  Colour television uses more  power than black and white.  Some customers are surprised to find that service bills  are riot significantly reduced  while they are away on vacation. Many forget that miost  furnace thermostats don't turn  completely off, with the result that some fuel continues  to he used. Also, freezers, re-  is that heat cannot be turned  To repair wharf  The approach to the wharf  at West Bay wharf, Gambier  Island, will be repaired under  a $53,746 contract awarded to  Greenlees Piledriving Co. Ltd.,  Vancouver, Public Works Minister J. E. Dube announced.  The successful firm! submitted the lowest of five tenders.  Highest bid was $190,472. Un-  _er the terms of the contract  the 641 foot by eight foot wide  approach and the 16 foot by 20  foot wharf head will be restored  to sound structural condition.  The work is scheduled for completion by the end of April,  1974.  For Real Estate on the  Sunshine Coast  K. CROSBY  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons ^- 886-2481  sets continue to burn power.  Best bet is to turn water heaters off, unplug instant-on TV  sets when you leave for a vacation.  Winter holidays sometimes  result in higher heating bills  than  anticipated.   One  reason  off completely during winter 8  months. Also, if curtains and  drapes are left closed, the benefit of solar heating during the  daytime is lost. But, if drapes  and curtains are left open, the  advantage of added insulation  over window glass during the  colder hours, of night is eliminated. You take, your choice.  Similar suggestions, including   valuable  tips  on   getting  Coast News, Jan. 9, 1974.  the most efficient service from  many household appliances,  are available from BjC. Hydro's customer advisory4- services,' Mr. Hensch said. These  can be obtained at no cost  through your nearest Hydro  District Office, or1 by writing  customer advisory 7services,.  B.C. Hydro, Vancouver.'  A SMALL PART of the large crowd ga-    to take advantage of the cold weather and  thered Sunday afternoon on Trout Lake    get in- a little skating.  SUNSHINE COAST  Music & Drama  FESTIVAL  COMPETITIONS FOR ALL AGE GROUPS  6 years old to Senior Citizens  Classes in instrumental, vocal, accordion, guitar,  piano, orchestra, pop combo, one-act plays,  reciting, Bible readings  LAST DAY TO ENTER IS TUESDAY, JAN. 15  . Entry forms at School Board Office, Gibsons  Kruse Drug Store, Sechelt; Madeira Park School  For information telephone 886-2463 or 885-9394  J.  Co.  GIBSONS  886-2346  3rd.  %  OFF  FLOOR SAMPLES  TVs .APPLIANCES  40%  OFF  FURNITURE  JEWELRY, GIFTS  All Stock  for the Sale  EXTRA SPECIAL - Children's Clothing 50% OFF  3 DAYS  ONLY  Thurs.  Jan. 10  9 - 5:30  Fri.  Jan. 11  9 ��� 5:30  Sat.  Jan. 12  9 - 5:30  No Ref unds or  on SUNSHINE   COAST   DIRECTORY  ACCOUNTANTS  CONSTRUCTION (Cont'd)  W. PHILIP GORDON  :   CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT  /        Boom 208, Harris Block  Gibsons  Ph. Bus. 886-2714; Res. 886-7567  AUTOMOTIVE  SERVICES  NEED TIRES?  Come in to  COASTAL TIMS  at the S-BENDS on  Highway 101  Phone 886-270Q  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  Sechelt: Tues. - Thurs.  10 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Fri, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Sat., 10 ajn. - 3 p.m  BUILDING SUPPLIES  STUCCO  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRY  GAMBIB? CONSTRUCTION  j FRANK FRITSCH I  I 886-9505, Box 522,  Gibsons I  SOUND CONST.  Coastal and Island  Contracting for  Seawalls, Boathouses, etc.  G. Waffinder ,      886-9307  MORRIE'S CONCRPE "~  Driveways - Walks  Placing & Finishing    .  Floors. - Patios - Stair-  Box 884, Sechelt, Ph. 885-9413  ,    FREE ESTIMATES  TURENW BROS.  CEMENT   CONTRACTOR  v   -     Foundations  Floors. Driveways,  Sidewalks,   Patios.  R.R. 1, Gibsons  Phone 886-0977 or 886-7022  GBSONS BUILDING SUPPLES  (1971) LTD.  LUMBER PLYWOOD  CONCRETE PRODUCTS  READY MIX CONCRETE ;  Phone 886-2642  "A complete building service**  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDM6 SUPPLIES ltd.  Everything for your building  needs  Free Estimates  Gibsons Sechelt  886-2291-2 885-2288-9  L & H SWANSON LTD.  READY-MIX GONCRETE  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations  Porpoise Bay Road  885-9666, Box 172, Sechelt, B.C.  V. MARTfDDU  GENERAL CONTRACTING  or framing- only  ~ Remodelling, Finishing  All work guaranteed  If you want to try me  Phone VICTOR, 886-2856  R.R. 1, Henry Rd., .Gibsons  ROOFING & FLOORING  CALL STAN HILSTAD  about your roofing or flooring  needs  Gower Pt. Rd.       Ph. 880-2923  ROBERTS am DRY WAIL  Taping and Filling by hand  and Machine  Spraytex Sparkle Ceilings  Free Estimates at any time  GOOD SERVICE  Phone 886-7193     ,  CHAIN  SAWS. ~     7  BULLDOZING, BACKHOE �����" iHAIN SAW CENTRE  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  ,.i_i    Free Estimates   7  Excavations ��� Drainage  Waterlines, etc.  Ph. 886-9579, Roberts Creek  LTD.  SALES & SERVICE  ,   Chain Saws ��� Outboards  c__ u u? ~~ Mari��e SuppHes  Sechelt; 885-0026  CLEANERS       '~T~^? ~  SICOTTE BULLDOZING LTD.  * LAND CLEARING  * ROAD BUILDING  Phone 886-2357  BOUTIN BULLD02UK  Clearing ��� Landscaping  Backhoe Work  Phone 886-9824  R.R. 2 Gibsons  CABINET MAKING  |  ||Jft  COW-OP MYCIEAIJERS  SAVES TIME & MONEY  Sunnycrest Plaza  next to Royal Bank  886-2231  DISPOSAL SERVICES  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES LTD.  Port Mellon to Ole. Cove -  886-2938 885-9973  Call us for your disposal needs  when renovating  dr spring cleaning  Containers available  ELECTRIANS  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  Hardwood Specialists  Custom Designed Furniture  Kitchen and Bathroom  Cabinetry  Remodelling  R. BIRKIN  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  Pbone 886-2551  BLAIR ELECTRICAL  Contracting & Engineering  Residential - Commercial  Wiring  Phone 886-7816  SIM ELECTRIC LM.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  FUELS.& HEATING .  CONSTRUCTION  WHITEHALL CONTRACTING  OF B C LTD.  SUNSHINE COAST DIVISION  THE ONE-STOP WALL  ...  & CEILING SHOP  Drywall & Textured Ceilings  Acoustical Ceilings ��� Suspended,  T-Bar and Glue-  up tile  Metal Stud  Wall  Construction  Metal Suspended Ceiling  Construction  STUCCO - California  and  Marblecrete  PLASTERING - Conventional,  Veneer and Decorative /  , INBUI_ATIO_NT - Feathenglass  Batts and Styrostan  P.  KREPPS   &  H. HALL  RJR. 1, West Sechelt  Bus. 885-2724 ��� Res. 885-2520 ,  Vancouver 873-1851  FLOATS ��� WHARVES  CEMENT DRIVEWAYS  Free estimates  Bank financing available  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPUES  / (1971) LTD.  8: a.m. to 5: p.m. Mon to Sat  Phone 886-2642.  REZANSOFF HEATING  Box 497, Gibsons  . OIL & GAS  HEATING SYSTEMS  Financing Available  Phone 886-7254  JANITOR SERVICE  Welcome to  the  Floorshine Coast  HOWE SOUND  JAHITOB SERVICE  Specialists, in  Cleaning  Floor Waxing, Spray1  Buffing, Window Cleaning  RUG SHAMPOOING  Phone  886-7131,   Gibsons  RED CROSS  means  +  _. ��� j  People  Helping People  MACHINE SHOP  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & marine sawc. iii  Arc & Acty Welding  Machine Shop  Steel Fabricating  Automotive - Marine Repair  Marine Ways  Standard Marine Sflafioh  .    .   Phone 886-7721.  Res. 886-9956  PLUMBING (Cont'd)  SEASIDE PLUMBING LTD.  PLUMBING ��� PIPEFITTING  STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All work Guaranteed  SHEET METAL  MARINE SERVICES  FIBRECUSSWG  Complete Marine & Industrial  Repairs  14 & 16 ft. Canoes  6��_, 8, 10 and 17*4 Runabouts  Used Boat Sales  FREE ESTIMATES  Ph. 886-9604 or 886-9111  PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPUES  Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES & SERVICE  ' Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  .  , Phone 886-9533  Ray Coates ��� 886*7872  REFRIGERATION  SEA COAST  SHEET METAL LTD.  HEATING - VENTILATION  AIR CONDITIONING  Domestic Furnace Installations  Propane - Oil - Electric  Forced Air  Commercial and Industrial  Installations  24 Hour Service in Oil and  Propane  885-2712  Porpoise Bay Rd., Box 920,  _  Sedtielt  SURVEYORS  MOVING & STORAGE  LEN WAn TRANSFER LM.  Household Moving & Storage  Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale ,  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone 886-2664 - RR. 1, Gibsons  NURSERY  MACK'S KUftSERY  Sunshine Coast Highway-  Shrubs,   Fruit - Trees,   Plants  Landscaping,    Pruning   Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  Phone 886-2684  OPTOMETRIST  REFRIGERATION te  ,     MAJOR APPLIANCE  SERVICE  . Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  7 nUsed   Refrigerators   for.  Sale  '*T*~��� Phone 886-2231   Y  From 9 ajn. to 5:30 p.m.  .  ���        Res. 886-9949   JOHN HARRISON   .  REFRIGERATION  and Appliance Servicing  also used appliances for sale  PRATT ROAD; GIBSONS  Phone 886-9959  RETAIL STORES  ROBERT W. ALLEN  B.C. LAND. SURVEYOR  Sechelt Lumber Building  Wharf St. Box 607  Sechelt B. C.  Office  885-2625  Res.  885-9581  *-   LANto sfcfttVfYBSfe  RiW * WAGEHAAR  SURVEYS.  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  c   &   s  HARDWARE  &  APPLIANCES  Sechelt ��� 885-9713  T.V. & RADIO  Service Depot for.  PHILIPS ��� ZENITH  R.C.A. - ADMIRAL  -      FLEETWOOD  Y  DEALER;  .7  Phone 886-2280  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS  886-2248  SECHELT MONDAYS  ,    Phone 885-9712  EATONS BUT-LME  CALL 886-7515  Gibsons B.C.  PLUMBING  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R.R. 1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-21*16  MISS BEE'S  CARD AND GIFT SHOP  Wharf Road, Sechelt  P.O.  Box 213  Ph.  885-9066  Coutts-Hallmark Cards &  wrappings; Gifts, Picture  Puzzles; English bone china  cups, saucers, etc.  Boutique  Items  Local Artists' Paintings  SUNSHINE COAST TV  SALES * SERVICE LTD  ADMIRAL - ELECTROHOME  and ZENITH DEALERS  Gordon Oliver - Ed Nicholson  7�� _n THE HEART frF  DOWNTOWN SECHELT."  Box 799,  Sechelt  Phone 885-9816  CLOSED ON MONDAYS  TOWING  6&EPUMBHK  & HUHK 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  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES  4   NOTIONS, etc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE  .    TO ALL MAKES  FABRIC HOUSE  Marine Drive  Gibsons 886-7525  SfCHElT TOWING & SALVAGE  LTD.  SCOWS   ��� LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  TRAILER PARK  RENTALS  SUNSHINE COAST TRAILER PARR  1 Mile West of Gibsons, Hiway  Laundromat  ���  Extra Lar^e Lots  and Recreation Area  Parklike Setting  Phone 886-9826  Concrete      Form     Rentals  for all types of basements  Complete instuctions  provided  Please Contact  FBHER FORM RENT/OS  (Rental Shop, Davis Bay)  Phone 885-2612  885-2848  Eves.   885-2359  TRANSPORT  P. V. SERVICES LTD  LOG HAULING  CONTRACTORS  Direct all enquiries to  Dispatcher - 883-2733  days & evenings  WANT SOMETHING DONE?"  You 11 find the help yon  m tii-Directory  Cpas't News, Jan. 9, 1974.  '  Point of Law  (By a Practicing Lawyer  Copyright)  Q. A number of readers have  asked about obtaining free  legal advice. Legal services  without a fee are provided by  the B.C. Law Society to which  ail lawyers belong. There are  two ways of, obtaining this,  through the legal aid; plan  and through the criminal legal  aid plan.  Each local bar association  will have different arrangements and should be applied  to, but the legal aid plan in  Vancouver is typical. In' Vancouver, the applicant^ appear  at the main court house at  8 p.m. each Wednesday evening. They are interviewed by  a committee of three junior  lawyers and are screened to  determine their eligibility.  They must swear an affidavit concerning their income  and assets. If these are small,  they will be directed to a law-'  yer who will handle their case  including a trial if necessary,  without a fee. They must, however, pay any expense such as  court recdrder _ fees, process .  server's fee and court registry  fees for issuing a summons,  from $10 to $20. In practice,  most applicants have simple  problems- that can be answered oh the spot by the members  of the committee.  A representative of the Salvation Army tours the Vancouver jail each morning and  applicants for criminal legal  aid may give him their names.  These _re passed on to the  chairman of criminal legal aid  committee of the Law Society  and they are screened for financial eligibility. Applicants  must also pass the five year  rule; that is, must not have  been convicted and imprisoned  during the previous five years.  If eligible, the applicant has  a lawyer assigned who will  handle his case without a fee.  * If' the charge is a serious one^  like, murder, the lawyer appointed is usually well experienced in such matters. The  five":, year rule does not apply  to serious cases, murder, manslaughter, rape, arson, treason  habitual criminal charges, or  dangerous. sexual offender  charges. The lawyer is paid a  small fee by the government.  Lawyers are not required 'by     a,  the profession's code of ethics     *  to serve under these schemes,  but   most   lawyers   regard   it  as a professional obligation.  There is also a lawyer referral plan. This exists to refer  clients who need a lawyer and  do not know one, to lawyers  who have agreed to serve on  the plan. The lawyer is allowed to charge $5 for the initial  interview and advice. After  that the parties are on their  own. Application is to be made .  to the local bar association.  Jr. wrestlers  The finest junior wrestlers  in the province will take a  'stranglehold'' on' ~the third  British Polumbia Festival of  Winter Sports, Jan. 17 through  Feb. 4. Close to 300 boys will  take part. '     -    ,      ,  .The provincial junior wrestling Championships w__l be,  held at Vancouver's Templeton  Secondary School gymnasium  Jan. 25 and 26.  Regional competitions to decide area representative- ��� tor  the 10 w^ei^t^ivision provincial finalsYwill b��i ^staged  January 19 at OH ver, Prince  George and Victoria.  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you  AL'S USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons ��� 886-2812 BOWLING  Wed. Coffee: June Frandsen  273, Elinor Penfold 262, Colleen Procknow 259, Pat Rick-  aby 249, Betty Moore 228.  Teachers League: Sylvia Fitzgerald 222, Betty Tendl 204,  -Jetty Lou Powell 203, John  Meyer 225, Fred Swanson 221,  Ray Coates 226.  Ball & Chain: Bonnie McConnell 270, Virginia Reynolds 224  Penny Law 227, Freeman Reynolds 298, Ken Skytte 272, Pete  Emerson 270, Bill McGivern  246.  Thurs. Nite: Mavis Stanley 278,  Virginia Reynolds 244, Lydia  Wong 243, David Olsen 279  (746), Freeman Reynolds 276  (805), Jack Lowden 245.  YOUTH BOWLING COUNCIL  Pee Wees: Michele Whiting 120  Linda Harding 101, Cindy Pren  tis 85, Billy Youdell 134, Mike  McKenzie 110, Sammy Youdell  100,. Scott Vancise 91, Gerald  Bailey 91, Cameron Lineker  79.  Bantams: Colleen Bennett 171,  Jane Massingham 153, Mary  Youdell 151. Shannon McGivern 136, Nola Fromager 126,  Dana Whiting 210, David Olsen  197, David Atlee 191, Jimmy  Reynolds 176, Mike Hinz 176.  Juniors: Diane Pelletier 233,  Leslie Iverson 182, Janice Du  mont 181, Susan Vedoy 180,  Mona Suveges 172, Cheryl  Stromquist 171, Brent Lineker  245, Scott Verrecchia 230,  Steve Carey 195, Bruce Andre-  eff 186, Pat McConnell T71.  Seniors: Lisa Kampman 192,  Kim Crosby 188, Randy Kamrt-  man 201, Mark Ranniger 210,  Kim Bracewell 195.  SON BEREAVED  Roy Boyes, 76, of Liangley,  father of Allen Boyes of Sargent road, Gibsons died Jan.  5, leaving his wife Margaret  and three sons, John,, Gerald  and  Allen.   The   funeral  was  , held Jan. 9 at Cloverdale Baptist church with Rev. Ian Bowie officiating. Burial was made  .in Valley View Cemetery.  CABINETS  CARPETS  LINOLEUMS  Basketball  Elphinstone's basket ball  teams are looking for pledges  for their Shootathon to be held  next Monday and Tuesday-  Jan. 14 and 15 in the Gibsohs  Elementary School Gyim.      v  s < .   -  v>  All the pledged money will  go towards the travel budget  for athletic teams in the" school  Many of the players are receiving excellent support in  their efforts to raise money.  Several players expect to have  their pledges reach a total of  -over $5 per shot. Frank Havies  had just under that amount as  of Tuesday morning.  Pledges were received from  friends, neighbors, , relatives  and businessmen in the area,  and range from five cents iip  to 30 cents per shot. A pledge  of any amount will be -well appreciated. Y -,  Shootathon organizer, Lawrence Stoochnoff, feels the  teams can earn enough money  from this project to:pay for the  majority of the basketball expenses this year.' .        . ,  \  czHovjs. <��ound jO>i��t%druto%�� Jlkd.  BLAIR KENNETT  Sales Manager  Telephone 886-2765  P.O. Box 694  Gibsons, B.C.  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons ' 886-2827  Thuts., Fri., Sat.  Jan. jlO, 11, 12  PETE 'N' TILLIE  MATURE  Sun., Mon., Tues.  Jan. 13,14, 15  WHITE LIGHTNING  MATURE  CHAMPION country fiddler Al  >omv.   whose   playing   has  Dnarmea the hearts of Canadians for two decades, and who  appears.each Friday night on  CBC-TVs Tommy Hunter  Show, is .the son of Ukranian  parents who came to Canada  in 1926 from Tarnopol. Al was  born in Medicine Hat, Alberta,  where he studied classical violin in high school. He became  a professonal musician at the  age of 17. Al will include a few  rousing Ukranian, tunes during  his performance on the Friday,  Jan. 11, Tommy Hunter Show  (9 p.m.).  Various coffee mugs are  still   available  at  twenty  percent   discount.   Miss  7,     -tee's, Sechelt.  lO     Coast News. Jan.- 9, 1974,  Group Holds  Christmas party  Roberts Creek New Horizons  Group, held a Christmas Party  at their last December get together .The Community Hall  was decorated with holly and a  Christmas tree. Long tables  set down one side of the hall  were adorned with Christmas  table cloths, serviettes, candles and festive decorations.  The   ladies   were   presented  with beautiful corsages, made ���  by a group  of the members,,  and   the ^men -with   keyring  pen-knives.  Carpet bowling, square dancing "and cards were enjoyed  for an hour. Then a pianist  and two soloists entertained  with Christmas. Carols, after  which everyone took part in  a half hour sing song of old  favourites.  'Refreshments were served to  70 members and five visitors.  The Christmas cake served for  the, tea, was donated by the  Campbells of Sea View Market  Another lovely decorated  Christmas Cake was drawn for  and won by Mrs. E Cope.'  Best Wishes for a Happy Hoi  iday Season were extended to.  all, and grateful thanks to the  visitors for the singing and  square dancing by Cliff Gilker.  I REMEMBER I  I  HELPYOUR  RED CROSS  I  I TO HELP   I  fK>.  MORE   RED  CO-OP   SPECIALS  Red Hot Special  CORN  5 ���~99c  HARMONIE, Choice Cream Style  14 oz. tins  PORK BUTT ROAST  PORK LEG ROAST  PORK SIDE RIBS  SIDE BACON  Bone In  Gov't Inspected  Bone In  Shank End  99c  $1.39  Ends  Use for Sweet & Sour   89c  lb.  lb.  lb.  Sliced "SMOKEHOUSE"  1 Ib. pkg.   $1.29  Freezer Beef  SIDES ���- Can. A-l or A-2  Cut and Wrapped for your Freezer  99' Ik  MARGARINE  PAPER TOWELS  IVORY LIQUID  CO-OP Veg. oil    J>  1 lb. pkg.     ^  SCOTT Ass't   '  Pkg. of 2 rolls ���  DETERGENT  32 oz. bottle   COFFEE  BLUE RIBBON Reg. Grind  1 lb. pkg.   *-89c  66c  99c  95c  FLOUR  CO-OP Enriched White  20 lb. bag   $2.39  EVAPORATED MILK Tatc4for95c  TEA BAGS BLUE *IBBON  100s  79c  PRODUCE  ORANGES������S^^i 5,.79c  CELERY S��^p 15cIb  TOMATOES 2S�� 1        39c lb  PRICES EFFECTIVE Thurs., Fri., Sat., Jan. 10, 11, 12  YOUR  Phone 886-2522  CO-OP  WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES  Gibsons B.C.

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