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 Provincial Library���  Yiqtoria,  B.  C*  Printed and Published at Gibsons, B.C.  10c per copy  Volume 27  Number. 13, March 27, 11974.  cost soug  Two important^motions wete  passed by Gibsons Voters association meeting Thursday  night last week, one asking  for council to find out what a  100 percent garbage collection  would! Cost in taxes. The other  motion seeks information from  the Department of Transport  about expansion of the float  area for Gibsons area. The  only known space would be  north of the wharf on shores-  line extending as far as George  Hill's repair shop.  These two subjects were discussed and supported by Giihh  sons Voters association at its  monthly meeting Thursday  night last week in the El_-  mentry school library. There  were 31 members present out  of a total membersftiip of 37.  The meeting opened under  chairmanship of Vic Eckstein  and heard school board chairman Mrs. Agnes Labonte discuss the school situation and  said the department of education thought the board, in  view of the feasibility study  recommendation, should consider a school at Seohelt. This  would ibe a 300 pupil school.  At present tthe (board has no  land except Crown.land for it  even though some land prps-  pects were outlined in the  feasibility study. Mrs. (Labonte  said no . indication had yet  come, from. Victoria to what  the  board   should . do   about"  schools.     r ,  ,Y\     '..'.,���,��� ������  Thie department had said it  would assume added costs due  to the .delay J.n getting construction started on Elphinstone - school. These costs had  already gone up 12 percent and  the board has been assured "  that if tenders are higher the  department would meet the  increase. Y  __es_ent ^ool, popidation  was 775 and will increase to  900 in two years and after then  will fall off_, In the event of  the Seehelt school becoming a  reality the 600 pupil school for  Gibsons would be; ampte How  much more money would be  necessary   If   the   900   pupil  yet been estimated.  Mrs. Labonte was of the  opinion a gymnasium' at Sechelt (would be of great benefit to students in that area.  Aid. William (Laing inquired  about community involvement  in the new school structurte.  He referred to the library and  Mrs. Labonte replied that if  the demand became obvious  the facilities 'Would be available and such added cc_ts'  would have to be taken care  of.-,    '  Aid. Laing discussed the municipal wharf problem and outlined the requirements the village faces in managing the  wharf. The main contention by  members of the audience was  the number of boats that appeared to be berthed there  permanently and wondered if  something could not be done  to remove some of them, to  allow normal 'berthing for in-  and-out boats.  The chairman argued there  was more junk tied up there  occupying space that should  be used by tourists. Aid. Laing  maintained that so long as  they paid their berthing fees  nothing could be done about  it. Aid. Kurt Hoehne said anyone wanting to add to the  float facilities should be encouraged.  On garbage colle&tion ' AlcL  Ho-hne said council wanted to  sound out the public to .find  jquV iwhaf- rw^:-w^nt^d4.;i  spoke of a collection contract  by tender which would be instituted on a taxation basis.  The present situation was that  some people used the dump),  some used1 Kelly's service and  others Were using' the Sunshine Coast Disposal Services  Ltd. This last collector does  the Regional District garbage  icolle;ction at a cost approximating $7.50 per year direct  taxation. .  most present thought Kelly  A show J of hands revealed  was doing a good job. A motion followed which asked  ���council to find out what direct  taxation   would  cost  for  this  Watershedr ft rip- -, -^iiJh8e&  real shocker  for  NORM PETERSON  Life member  About 70 past and present  Kinsmen and ���wives gathered  at Gibsons Legion Hall Saturday night to celebrate the 25th  anniversary of Gibsons and  District Kinsmen club  Highlight of the evening was  the presentation by President  Tucker Forsyth of a L__e'  Membership to Norm Peterson*  Norm joined the club in September, 1055 and has held every elected1 office in the club  at least twice. The award was  based on his service to the cluib  over the past 10 years. ^   j  He is only the second Life  Member of the Gibsons club.  the other being George Hun-,  ter, now a resident of VanderY  hoof,  Gibsons Aid. Ted Hume visited the. watershed recently,  which Mayor Walter Peterson  steadily defended against encroachment while he was in  office.  Aid. Hume informed council at Tuesday night's meeting  he was shocked with What he  saw, adding that it was unlbe-  lieveable what Gibsons people  were depending on for their  water supply.  He told council he'would like  to take every taxpayer up to  see what they had been depending on for water. "They  are living on a hope and a  prayer." He was shocked. He  had been very, very misled, he  said7 ; "   ''  7 -7  Aid. Hume made these remarks during reports from  committees after Aid Kurt  Hoehhe had discussed briefly  activity with the Regional  board on the water situation.  He added he had taken Aldi  Hume to the watershed' which  is at the top of Henry Road;  starting at the'corner of Reed)  Road and extending beyond  the power line. The trip lasted  two hours. While Aid. Hoehne  did not express himself as forcibly as Aldl Hume^ he has  never been a. supporter of the  idea it was a good watenshed.  Aid. Hoehne said he thought  all aldermen should be informed about the watershed situa-i  tion.  Aid. Hume's remarks were  received by Mayor Larry Labonte and Aid. Hoehne and  Winston Robinson. Aid. William Laing was not present.  Aid. Laing also covered the  same route with Aid. Hoehne  on a separate trip.  This watershed has been described by former Mayor Walter Peterson as being Gibsons  water supply and he defended  it every chance he could. He/  objected to the-proposed highway being taken across it because of its value to the village as a water supply.  $1,000 donated for minibus  ���Minibus Target $11.0,000 got  its biggest boost Saturday  when a cheque for $1,0007 was  received from ^Sechelt's Ijboyial.  "Canadian Legion Branchv 140  to    gO;   1^^  4^Gue^&pm^)ut jtrf frvrp. ij^L^^^m^^-^^g^  !iud-d"_)epi-ty^���kwe^rriox T*_��_;   Transportation   <^mmitteer iis  Hartley, arid Roy Finlay, Who'  was for some years a member  of the cluib.  school is constructed has not   service.  .-������/:������:'���-������ ���'..'������"'.' .  '.'       ' >  Mayor plans summer student work  Premier .;'���'��� Barrett and the  minister of labor have jointly  announced Careers '74, a summer employment program effective this year.  Minister of Labor W;S. King  said,  'Under Careers '74 it is  the goal to YMre over   12,000  {students this year  Mayor Lkbonte at Tuesday  riighfs council meeting stated  h-Yis striving to organize a  team of H3 high school youths  to take part in this scheme.  Salary involved would be in  the region of $100 a month. He  said they would be used to advantage in working on the  parks within the village with1  other recreation places becoming a possibility.  Premier Barrett explained  that it was the government's  intention to introduce this new  program during the estimates  ���of the minister of labor. How1-  LIONS 400 WINNER  This week's "Lions 400 Club  winner is T. P. Allen of Delta.  The ticket was drawn by Victor Walker.  ever, as a result of the delay  in the proceedings of the esti-7  mates it has become necessary to announce this program  now so that preparations can  be made for its effective implementation.  Among the incentives offered students are replacements  during summer periods in  government offices and new  inventive projects on an experimental basis for the government. Small businesses can  receive up to 50% of the wage  bill up to $300 monthly if they  had not hired students in the  past. -  The government will pay  up to $100 wages per week for  environmental cleanup programs. Regional districts can  hire students for a variety of  projects at $125 per week plus  il5% administrative costs. A  professions for tomorrow program provides $125 per week  for graduate students who. engage in career oriented employment.  The departmental officer to  contact in regord to this program.is: R.S: Pleacas, Employment Programs Section, Department of Labor, Parliament  Buildings, Victoria, B.C., telephone number 387-3294.  Sechelt bylaw  covers rink  Bylaw 136, calling for loan  authorization under provincial  government auspices to raise  $200,000 for the ice arena was  given three readings at last  week- meeting jof Sechelt  council.  This bylaw is a governmental requirement both federal  and provincial, to cover their  forgivable loans until such  time as the ice arena is completed. On completion the loan  is wiped put. The bylaw goes  to Victoria for approval.  Another matter affecting the  arena came up in the disicus-  ion involving the road which  will lead from the present village centre to the arena area.  JThis road will be a continuation of Trail northwards, swing  ing westerly to contact roads  already in existance in vicinity  of the arena.  Bleacher supports were considered when Hackett Park  was mentioned in Aid. Ernie  Booth's report on progress at  the park. Aid. Norman Watson  offered the suggestion that a  Sechelt made pipe structure  on which boards could be laid  (would be cheaper than purchasing the same setup elsewhere. Mayor Harold Nelson  "thought wooden bleachers  were cheaper than metal ones.  SELMA  PARK FIRE  Fire destroyed the home of  Mrs.' M. Doig, of St. Mary's  Hospital JR-ray department, at  about 4 pjm. Friday Sechelt  Volunteer Fire Department responded but the fire had such  a hold total destruction resulted/Loss is estimated' to foe  in the region of $15^000. Oiigari  of the fire is not known.  l^uildiiig iip. .   y>. ^TYjY Y-YY;  k- Pender Harbour will hold a  Tag Day Saturday. Co-ordinator for the area is Jim Murray at Holiday Market.  John  Lewis,���   chairman     and    Bill  Hughes will be there to help.  The    committee    reports    a  generous   donation   from   Sechelt's Garden Centre. The Friday night dance in the old Legion hall in Sechelt had music  supplied by Russ Clarke, Herb  Bepk,  George Page and their  musicians.     Players     donated  their  services  for  the   dance,  along with Chris Milward on  the door, Rose Dewar on tickets and Gordon Dewar on the  bar.  Co-ordinators of the event  were Jim Ridgewell and Peter  Fromager.  . A rummage sale is scheduled  for Sat., April 20 and anyone  desiring tp contribute articles  should contact Dorothy Goeson  Pre-schoolers  display work  On March 21 at the United  Church Hall, 35 proud preschoolers^ together. with parents and friends enjoyed the  annual open house of Jack and  Jill Child-Minding Co-operative.  On display were art projects  and models made by the children during their twice-weekly sessions. Parents and children enjoyed a film, made by  one of the parents, showing  the children participating in a  varied program of social and  cultural activities.  A presentation was made to  retiring supervisor Mrs. Margaret Atlee. Two new supervisors, Mrs. Shelley Neufeld  and Mrs. Jane Macksymiuk  were welcomed.  Also present were many parents and their children, who  are interested in enrolling in  the group sessions beginning  next October.  at 885-2539 or Faye Lewis at (  885-2060.. '   ;      ;  A  ISechelt's council has" granted  the minibus ","7 transportation  cpniniittee' $500. "towards   its  drive    'for:    funds    providing  cpun^ijcau^ sqiieeze it into this  .";y_��-r_^budl^Y  'X^This ���'. was ! decided Y at   the  Wednesday night council meet  inig when a letter fromJohki  W..Lewis asked for help from  council. Aid. Watson expressed the view that the purchase/  of this bus is possible under  (the Provincial Emergency Program    (PEP)    set   up   co-ordinate emergency measures by  areas. Gibsons council has referred the Tequest to its finance committee.  Garbage pickup  license granted  Sunshine Coast Disposal Services was given a. license to  go into the garbage container  pickup business in Gibsons. At  Tuesday night's council meeting Aid. Ted .Hume informed  council there was no reason  why the license should be refused.  The same request for a license made about one year  ago was turned down by the  council of that period.  Mayor (Larry Labonte said  that if the garbage collection  services (including Bob Kelly)  work well there will foe no  trouble. If not it would have  to come back to council.  Land for rink  passed fo village  Gibsons Winter club can now  go ahead with its plan to have  a curling rink. Council Tuesday night received a request  from the Lands Branch in Victoria that the /village send a  cheque for $105 to cover costs  of transferring the five acres  of Crown land nexfrto the Twilight Theatre on lease to council. Aldermen agreed with Mayor Larry Labonte that the  matter -ftiould be completed as  quickly as possible.  You are a nurse on the staff  of St. Mary's hospital and a-  long comes a letter from a Sechelt alderman asking what  facilities would you like to see  established in the Sechelt area.  You circulate the letter a-,  mong hospital nurses for their  suggestions. The nurses pass  their suggestion to Mrs. Dana  Kearney, acting director of  nursing who mailed them to  Aid. O.H. Shuttleworth.  Aid. Shuttleworth reads the  letter to council Here are the  suggestions: An indoor. swimming pool preferably with  sauna bath; tennis court; theatre both movie and live shows;  public washroom and bathing  facilities for tourists as well  as local people.  The letter continues with:  'And of .course, they all concurred that there is a lack of  males in the area.' Mrst.  Kearney wrote that she did  not know what council could  do about the lack of males but  perhaps the other ideas might  help.  Council after debate decided  tojjaERJeal to the ladies auxilr  iary of the Sechelt Legion  branch rto see what could be  done to help the nurses to a  better Social life.  20 dead frees  Arboriculture and lawn care  were subjects of discussion at  Sechelt's council meeting last  week when it was reported  that of the 30 trees put in the  ground on village streets 20  had died. Council decided to  replace them.  On the subject of the lawn,  Clerk Neil Sutherland reported that people were taking  short cuts to get to the door  of the Municipal Hall, thusv  tramping over the lawn. Council decided to construct some  sort of fence, leaving the materials required up to the buil<_-  er of the ilence to satisfy  council's  request.  Horse bolts;  rider injured  Grant Hufofos, 20, son of Harvey Hubbs, was painfully injured Saturday noon w jen riding a horse which bolted on  Lockyer Road and charged into a passing car on the highway. He is still in St. Maryfte  Hospital suffering from severe  lacerations. The horse was  killed.  Grant was riding with a party  when the  horse  took  off,  He landed in a ditch while the .  horse careened on to dash itself against rocky terrain.  Kinsmen draw  The Kinsmen Shopperama  draw is close at hand. For  those who have not sent in  their tickets please do so soon.  The draw will be made Friday, March 29 at the Co-op  store. For more information  contact any Kinsmen or call  Lionel Anker at 886-2996.  Make a splash, support your  swimming pool. 2   (Coast News, Mar. 27, 1974.  Subscription Rates: British Columbia $4.50 per year,  $2.50 .for six month��; 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 MaP registration number 0794. Re'rurn  postage guaranteed.  Phone 886-2622        P.O. Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  The education industry  British Columbia government's attitude towards education when compared to other government operations  is a subject which should cause deep thinking.  When the word education is used here, that is precisely what is meant. Not administration, teachers or  buildings.  Our provincial government is not regarding education as a production commodity in line with its industrial financing ventures. These profit-making units help  swell government income and operate in the same way  as private speculation.  It may not be fair to compare government financial  ventures against education but there is still a connection.  The point is our school boards are still caught in the same  tight financial noose set up by the previous government.  The complaint is that money is being lavished more freely on projects set up for the benefit of increased income  for the government treasury.  A point' to be considered is what is education worth?  Does it offer any immediate financial return to the government? Government thinking seems to be as there is  no return to the treasury, keep the screws on spending.  To this there will be an immediate department protest. Yet you can recall how $30,000,000 was pumped into  the school system to benefit teachers through salary increases. The government is quite ready to look after  the teachers but is not that ready to show the same generosity in other directions affecting education. Teacher  votes are more important?  Hon. Eileen Dailly's White Paper on "Public School  System Directions for Change," notes that "the school  system is organized like an industry, with the department  of education as top management and the classroom teachers as production workers." That is where the comparison stops. There is no reference to the type of product  which should be produced. Nor on the dividends the  province would gain from a soundly educated student  body, an even greater dividend.  Where you have a large and varied body of school  trustees operating the schools it.is necessary to have'  restrictions on the allocation of money and how it is  spent. Teachers are well paid but there is something seriously lacking in the product turned out by them. Trustees, who are not as well paid, succeed in complying with  the somewhat harsh departmental requirements.  Discipline is a major factor in school operation and  it is not the desire to see what is known as armv disci-  pline,' although there is considerable educational value  in it. The discipline of the mind into the meaning of education is most desirable. A classroom well disciplined  ���gains more from education than any other type. If classes  were disciplined as carefully as trustees are things would  be better.  The White Paper says "We believe. that a major  responsibility of the school system is to provide a measure of success for every student. The fact that it fails  to do this in some instances calls for an examination of  the whole structure within which the student is expected to learn." The question is what "success"?  While the comparison between industry and education may appear somewhat forced, the argument contains  merit. Industry depends on education in order that it  can produce the required returns expected from the financial outlay. The same could be said of the educational  system. Is it producing a return for the money laid out  for it? The' White Paper says no. Let us hope the flood  of words the White Paper argument produces will be  productive of something which will show a definite understanding of the situation.  5 to 25 years ago  Five Years Ago  Gibsons Kinsmen club celebrates the 20th anniversary  of its formation.  St.   Hilda's   church,   Sechelt  was   packed   to   honor   Canon  Greene  on   his  80th  birthday.  10 Years Ago  Sechelt Lions club plans suggests to the municipal council  that, it take over the May Day  celebration  completely.  Gibsons council reveals it  would be willing to drop put  of garbage collection if some  one proposed a plan on a  broader scale,  swale.  15 Years Ago  A 25%.mill rate increase for  school purposes in municipal  taxation   is   opposed   by   Gib  sons, council.  A ' six-bout     boxing     card  watphed by 200 opened the  Peninsula Boxing club's first  venture in the boxing field.  20 Years Ago  A Citizens committee to  look into increased water rates  has been formed in Sechelt.  Local firemen as ballet  dancers were a feature of Gibsons Fireman's Ball.  525 Years Ago  Bargain Harbor area is to  be linked to Madeira Park via  a new road.  A report is being checked  involving a proposed breakwater at Trail Islands and  floats for a breakwater at  Davis-Bay.  A funny  to the  This article, a letter to her  parents, was written by Maureen Owen, known to many  Gibsonites. She attended Gib-  sons Elementary and secondary isjchools, a period at S.F.XJ.  also a session at CarenporttJ  Bible sldhool in Saskatchewan.  Her parents are Mr. and MrsJ  George A. Owen of Seaview  road!.  By  Maureen  Owen  I could start my story in  Vancouver, Canada, where my  original flight was delayed  and I had to be rerouted'  through Toronto, leaving me  a very short time to make  connections both in Toronto  and London. But I won't.  Tlhe real escapade begins in  Rome. When I left Vancouver  my ticket read: Vancouver -  Toronto - London via Air Canada; London - Rome - Abidjan  via Alitalia. Very simple!  My arrival in Rome was  late biy 30 minutes. I had only  20 minutes to make this last  connection and be safely ori  my way to Abidjan. I ran off  the plane, into the airport, up  the stairs to the Alitalia ticket agency, thrust my ticket at  one of the officials, then stood  there panting. A glance at his  watch, information neatly fed  into the computer, and the  verdict was announced, 'Flight  /closed'. They had over-booked  the flight and I stood watching  as the jet took off 20 minutes  later.   (It had been delayed.)  Well, what to do now. 'Go  see my friend at the end of  this row,' advised the ticket  agent. *He will get you onto  another flight.' Several minutes of waiting in line C then  'you're at the wrong desk. Go  to the one around the corner.  I was able to see this girl B'  almost' immediately. It was  Monday and the next flight  out of Rome for Abidjan was  not until Friday. She tried to  have me rerouted through  Paris or Frankfurt. No luck!  tit was her leaving time1 so she  gave my information to her  partner A and told me that  this girl would look into my  problem.. iSo I went to the end  of the line at A. I (waited a  half hour before I could) see  her "Look,' she said, 'I can't  serve you notw. Come back at  4:00.' It was about 3:45 p.m.  so I returned to the back of  the line thinking that it would  be at least 4:00 p.m. by the  time I got to the front again.  It was during all of this  waiting-in-line that I began to  laugh. And you would have  also if you could have seen the  situation. I was not the only  one in trouble iThere was a  group of about 10 Arabs at D  who seemed 'rather' displeased1  with the service! Their spokesman would argue to the agent  in French, then would turn to  his group for support, quickly  translating into Arabic. The  group would respond appropriately, converging upon the  agent in a babble of outraged  Arabic, shaking their heads  and -waving their fists. They  would fall back only when  their spokesman would continue the battle with much  countr-jbanging and ticket  waving.  Meanwhile a party of three  Greeks (hoping to get to  Athens) was left standing at  wicket B with no one to serve  them. After a half hour of  (waiting, they began hurling  at the agents as much abuse  as they could with their know1-  ledge of English. All to no  avail. ' They were ignored.  They finally came over to our  foooth at A. They crowded  around the front of the counter, yelling and pushing their  tickets into the girl's face. Just  then a friend called something  to them in Greek. The plane  they had been booked on was  loading. Picking up their bags,  they ran off down the corridor  I can't imagine what transpir-  ened on the way  ed when they arrived at the  boarding gate; without passes,  ibuit they were back at countier  A within 15 minutes. One of  them confided to me, 'Next  time I come here with machine gun and Ah -��� ah ah. ah ah!  I shoot them all down! He  made a sweep of all the Alitalia agents with his imaginary  gun.  71 continued to wait patiently  laugh and visit with the other  passengers. Paul, a student  from Iran, advised me to press  pny point." 'You've got to  sfcsream at these people,', he  ,said. 'It's the only way!' Anfd  he demonstrated his method  several times. I was too tired  ,to argue even if I'd Wanted  to, not having slept for 25  hours.  From approximately 4:30  p.m. to 6:00 p.m. the girl in  charge of rerouting worked on  any case She tried every possibility with no luck. She finally sent me downstairs where  they would arrange for a hotel room. 'And we will call  your hotel in the morning and  advise you which flight to  take.'  Oh, I could feel that bad!  Downstairs I waited in line a-  gain. (16 minutes) The girl  there was not going to give me  a hotel unless I had a definite  on-going fight. I explained  that the woman upstairs had  tried for one and half houiriS  to make some arrangement.  That didn't suit her. Sure  enough, after the half hour  of telephone calls, she found  a booking for me on Nigerilan  Airway�� to Lagos, Nigeria;  from where I could fly on to  Abidjan. The departure time?  3:00 sum. I've never $elt worse  about what should have been  good news! That bed had been  so close and now Fd have to  wait in. the airport. Further^  she' could , riot confirm my  flight .Lagos-Abidjan because  Alitalia has no communications with Camaroun Airlines.  She wasn't too upset. I could  always return to Rome if it  was impossible to pass through  Lagos !���/   ,.���.������'.���������  'Well,' thought I, T might as  well see if anyone knows  where my luggage is.' Since  I had had very close connections all along, it icould have  been left at anyone of the airports. -  The man at the baggage  check 'was the epitome of nonchalance. He assured me that  my cases were probably already on.their way to Abidjan  and even if not, , they'd get  there sorme day or else Alitfalia  would pay me for their> cost  plus the cost of the contents.  Nothing to worry about He  did agree to pass on a message  that if my suitcases arrived  later, they should be transfer-  ed -to Nigerian Airways. He  picked up the phone, dialed,  and carried on in Italian. For  all I know he said, I have an  idiot woman on my hands here  - how's your day been?  Since all hope of sleep was  gone (the airport had no .  couches; only single seat,  straight-back, plastic chairs), I  went back upstairs to ask for  a meal ticket. There, I was  shuttled back arid forth between two desks. One man  would only say, 'Go to information.' before I had even finished my question. Then he  would leer at me with clenched teeth. I supposed he  thought it part of his job to  be friendly as well as helpful!  At information I was told  ���where to go to send a telegram  to Abidjan, advising them of  the new arrangements. The  telegram office informed me  that such a message would  cost $10.00. I 'had heard that  airlines .were supposed to pay  for such in a case like mine.  Back to information. They absolutely would not pay for it.  Was I crazy?  And .hen I asked for a meal  voudher. The girl didn't think  I should get one because real  ly, I had had lots of time to  oateh my flight out of Roime.  That did it! 'Do you think I  want to stay in Rome?' I yelled, 'I have not slept and now  have to wait here until 3:00  a.m. I have had nothing to eat  for 10 hours! Do you think I  like it here?! No!! I know I  had lots of time to catch my  flight! But they told me it was  dosed.-: Your airline over-sold  the flight! ������ I got my meal  ticket..  After dinner I sent my telegram, visited with some Aifri-  cans in the airport (I was not  impressed with their knowledge of Canada), and when  their plane left, settled dbWn  to try to sleep even in those  uncomfortable chairs.  A gallant Greek arrived on  the scene attempting to 'hustle' me. I spoke with him for  a while before deciding he was  harmless. Off we went on a  tour of Rome. I saw the Mediterranean Sea and touched it.  I returned to the airport at  "2:00 a.m. where I learned that  the Nigerian Airways flight  iwas cancelled. I was being sent  to a hotel f!or the night witjhi  the other prospective passengers. We1 .would leave. for London the next morning and  hopefully, from there to Lagos.  A bed never felt so good and  morning had never before  come so much too soon.  1:30 p.m. the next day we took  off for what would be my second go-around in London. Out  of the number of people who'd  spent the night at the hotel  three of us developed a strong  sense of camaraderie; a gov-  iernment representative from  Manila who had spent five  days attempting to get. to Lagos, a Nigerian who was returning home for the first time  after seven years at the univer  sity in Washington, D.C- and  myself. We laughed all the  way to London, until the tears  rolled down our cheeks}, in  speculation of where we could  next be sent.  We arrived in London at  3:30 their time. Here we learned that our flight to Lagos was  with British Caledonian air- A  lines and would leave from  Gratwick Airport, about one  hour's drive south of London.  There is not a luggage transfer between Heathrow - and  Gratwick. We were all instruct  ed to pick up our own luggage  and take it out to Gratwick  ourselves. Since I'd left that  message with the baggage department in Rome to send my  cases on a flight which I never  in fact took, I thought 1,'d; better try to find'my bags in case  they were following me on  this goose chase. Heathrow has  three terminals and one must  ride a bus from one to the,other. I was in terminal 1 and Air  Canada in terminal 3. Off I  rode to terminal 3. Air Canada  had definitely shipped my  bags fo Rome. Now I must  check wh;h Alitalia, terminal 2.  Another bus ride. In terminal  2 I hunted down Alitalia's obscure claims office. No one  there. -.'���-���������  I'd seen a sweater shop on  .my'way. to the office so returned there to make a purchase.  I paid! too much for the sweater, but was otherwise dressed -  for the tropics and had felt the  cold both in Rome and London  And I -didn't know for certain  where I'd be next nor'for how  long  (Continued on Page 8)  LEGAL  APPLICATION FOR  A WATER LICENCE  WATER ACT    ,  (Section 8)  I, A. K. Wright, of Box 370,  Gibsons, B.C., hereby apply  to .the Comptroller of Water  Rights for a licence to divert  and use water out of Chaster  Creek, which flows south and  disiehariges into Strait of  Georgia, and give notice of my  application to all persons affected.  The point of diversion will  be located above old cemetery  on Crown Land, D.L. 4408.  The quantity of water to be  diverted is liOOO g.a.dl  The purpose for which the  water will be we'd is domestic.  The land on which the water  will be used is Pel. A of Lot  1657, Group 1, N.W.D., PI. 894A  A copy of this application  was posted on the 24th Janu^  ary, 1974 at the proposed'point  of diversion and on the land  or mine where the water is to  be used and two copies were  filed in the office of the Water Recorder at Vancouver,  B.C.  Objections to this application may be filed with the said  Water Recorder or with the  Comptroller of Water Rights,  Parliament BuUdings, Victoria,  B.C., within thirty days of the  first date of publication of the  application.  ��� __ K. WRIGHT, Applicant.  First date of publication is:  March 19, 1974.,   Province  of British Columbia  Department of Lands, Forests  and Water Resources  Forest  Service ��� ,  Reforestation Division  NOTICE  OF  TREE PLANTING  CONTRACTS  Sealed tenders for the following tree planting contract  will be received by the Chief  Forester, British Columbia  Forest Service, Victoria, B.C.,  up to 4 p.m. on the dates  shown below:  Contract No. 92G13-9, in the  vicinity of Earle Creek, Seohelt Ranger District, for 371,-  000 trees, opening date April  3, 1974.  Tenders must be submitted  on the form and in the envelopes supplied which, with particulars, may be obtained from  the Forest Ranger indicated  above, or from the District  Forester, Vancouver, or from  the Forester i/c, Reforestation  Division, B.C. Forest Service,  Victoria, B.C.  The lowest or any tender  will not necessarily be accepted.  "CAREFREE" CONTINUOUS  Seamless .  .  End to End  Aluminum Gutters  & Downspouts  as advertised on CJOR  5x4 white baked enamel gutters; 2x3 downspouts  20 yrs. guarantee against cracking and peeling paint  ALSO  Insulated Stucco  Marblecote Stucco  Over Old Stucco  Aluminum  Replacement  Windows  ESTIMATES GLADLY  Phone Collect >  874-8939  Local Phone 886-9106  ULTRA STUCCOLITE  Deal direct with the Contractor. Div. of U.S.I.  243 W. Broadway, Vane.  fc The food basket  Mushrooms - All Sizes  Mushrooms hold a high and  well deserved place in the  world of cooking whether it  be simple or gourmet.  The commercial, production  of mushrooms began in Canada in 1-12. Since then it has  grown rapidly. Last year the  annual production was 40 million pounds. Ontario is the  largest producer, followed by  Quebec and British Columbia.  Mushrooms are available all  year in various forms - fresh,  canned, dried or frozen. When  Basketballers  congratulated  D.L. Montgomery, principal  of Elphinstone school in a  note of appreciation congratulates and thanks the players  and coaches of school basketball team�� for their fine eff-  forts.  'One of the groups most affected by the loss of El|>biin-  stone Secondary School facilities was the representative  basketball teams. In spite of  this ^ a very successful season  has been coriipleted primarily  due to the efforts of Mis�� Jujhe  Wilson and Messrs. Gary Gray  Lawrence Stoochnoff - and  Harry Turner.  The students and coaches  had very little practice time at  Gibsons Elementary gym^  some of the team travelled as  far as Port Mellon and Pender  Harbour for sessions. Even so  the teams did.as well and in  some cases better than last  year. Both Junior and Senior  Boys made it to the Zone Finals against strong representative  teams   from  Vancouver  'I would publicly like to con-  and the Fraser Valley,  gratulate and thank the players and coaches for their fine  efforts.'      Y  Li Q^UtL^AbiMi  H  Si.  $1 each pattern ��� cash,  cheque or money order. Add  15 cents each pattern for first-  class mail and special handling  to Alice Brooks, Coast News,  Needlecraft Dept., 60 Progress  ave, Scarborough, Ont. MIT4P7  Easy thrifty���knit cuddle  slippers for all the family.  QUICKIE gifts���knit on 2  needles, one flat piece for each  slipper. Use two colors of knitting worsted. Pat. 7332: men's  women's, children's sizes S, M,  L included.  For -All Your  Knitting Needs  The Yarn Barn  Cowrie St., Sechelt, 5-9305  buying fresh mushrooms,  select by size according to how  they are to be used. Foif sauces  gravies,   hors   d'oeuvres   and  salads, button mushrooms are  best.   Medium-sized   are  ideal  for   sauteing,   broiling,   slicing  and  chopping  and   the   large  size as a vegetable course.  - Look for quality fresh mush  rooms     with    tightly    closed  heads, short stems and smooth  white,   cream   or  brown   unblemished  skins.   If  the  caps  are open there may be a certain lpss of moisture, but not  of flavor or goodness.  Processed mushroohis are  sold as canned, frozen and  freeze-dried. Canned mushrooms are available -whole,  button, sliced, stems and pieces  usually in a 10-ounce size. In  some stores, diced, sliced or  whole freeze-dried'. hxushrooms  are available. Frozen mushrooms are sold in six and ten  ounce packages.  One pound of fresh mushrooms is equivalent to: one  quart whole; 20-&4 medium;  flive cups sliced; four cups  minced or chopped; two 10>-  ounce cans, idrained; one  pound frozen or three ounces  dried.  There are many ways to use  mushrooms - sauteed in butter  and added to an omelette or  scrambled eggs, fresh in a  saladi marinated as hor_;  d'oeuvres, or added to a soup  stew or sauce. We suggest an  unique Way to serve them - as  Mushroom Muffins. Fresh and  warm, served with butter  these are a nice change from  rolls at meal time.  Mushroom  Muffins  Vz lb. mushrooms, chop finely  3 tblsp. butter  2 cups flour  1! tblsp. baking powder  Vz tspn. salt  2. tspn. sugar  1 (cup    grated    old    chedder  cheese  2 beaten eggs  % CUP riiilk  Saute' mushrooms in butter  until golden. Sift dry ingredients and stir in cheese. Combine eggs, milk and mushrooms. Add to dlry ingredients  and mix until just blended.  Spoon into greased muffin  tins and bake at 375'F until  lightly :browned (about 30 min '  utes). Serve with butter or as  an accompiment to meat and  gravey. Makes 12.  Fruit Cures Winter Blues  This time of the year appetites begin to lag as we  grow tired of the traditional  stiek-to-the-ribs type of cold  weather "food-. Hot and hearty  soups and stewls and rich satisfying casseroles sometimes  lose their appeal. , A simple  way to overcome this is to  serve fruit salad made with  canned fruits as a pleasant  change. Here are some passible combinations from Agriculture Canada, whi|ch will add  refreshing color and lively  flavor to your meals.  Fruit Salad Plates  For each serving use:  2 wedges gouda cheese  cream cheese balls   (rolled in  nuts)  unpeeled apple rings  canned apricot halves  wedges of fresh unpeeled pear  2 canned plums  muffin  or  2 cubes  cheese   (cheddar  and  Swiss)  3 canned apricot halves  canned peach half with scoop  of ice cream or sherbet  canned cherries  thin unpeeled wedges of apple  2 canned pineapple rings  slice of fruit bread  Arrange  ingredients on lettuce.  ��� or        . .  %. fresh pineapple  Vz cupj cottage cheese  any combination of canned  fruit or fresh mixed with pineapple scooped out of ��re��#_  pineapple half and then replaced. Top with cottagle  cheese and serve with crum-  Coastt News, Mar. 27, 1974.    3  BILL WAS SAYING that he  had to tell the ambulance driver how to apply the. tourni-  que. There he was, lying in  the icy slush in the gutters  near Maple Leaf Gardens in  Toronto, one leg almost sliced  off and . the other shattered,  and he was telling them how  to do their job. That finished  Wbipper BiUy Watson's wrestl  ing career right there: it went  down the sewers with all that  blood. 'It was' he says simply,  'the turning point of my life.'  'For 25 years I've been  speaking up for crippled children. I found out I didn't have  the slightest idea of what it is  really like to be disabled. Now  Towboafs insfal rescue beeper  Several towboat companies,  including Kingcome Navigation Company, an M & B subsidiary,, are already using  search initiator buoys, aboard  their seacraflt. These buoya  floating above a sinking craft  eihit signals which are on the  same international frequency  for both water and aircraft.  Canada has established sea  safety regulations which become effective July 1 and the  rules amend the Canada Shipping Act and'are the result of  widespread concern about the  frequent loss of life in recent  years from towboat sinkings  in B-C. waters.  Representations were made  to the Ministry of Transport  by the .Canadian Merchant.  Service Guilds the Company,o_.  Master Mariners, British Columbia Safety Council, and by  , members of the B.C. Towboat  Owner's Association.  1,300 volunteers  work with Scouts  fllhere are 173 Boy Scout  groups operating in Vancouver  - Coast Region in the 1116 Districts that cover Vancouver,  iRichmond, North and West  Vancouver, East Howe Sound,  Sunshine Coast and Powell  River.  There are 5,066 Cubs, 2,124  .Scouts, 494 Venturers, 175  Rovers and 225 in the newest  section, just started last fall,  Beavers for 5 to 7 year olds.  Close to 1,300 volunteer uniformed Scouters devote their  free time and energies towards  helping to make all these  young people enjoy the Scouting game and become better  citizens in the community.  Hundreds of additional volunteers in all levels are busy  (behind the scenes supporting  the activities of Canada's largest youth movement.  Mini-tags help  when keys lost  pets or toast.  WANT SOMETHING DONE?  You'll find the help yon need  in the Directory  British Columbia motorists  are reminded that they'll soon  be receiving mini auto-licence  tags for key chains in the mail  from the Tuberculous and  Chest Disabled Veterans Association.  Purpose of the mini-tags is  the traicing by the TB Vets of  owners of lost keys (OSGOOD  sets returned to date). Proceeds of the annual campaign,  wflaich provides employment  for TB Vets arid other handicapped persons, is used for  scholarships and research into  respiratory diseases.  As a result, search buoys  will be compulsory for tugs  above five tons gross.  Exempted from the rules  are log salvage boats, tugs operating in' sheltered waters  such as Vancouver harbor, or  in inland lakes.  Each search initiator buoy  must be radar reflective and  fluorescent orange in colorf,  and mus(t be equipped with a  radio transmitter, a flashing  light, an anchor line, a mooring rail arid a floating mooring line.  The radio transmitter will  automatically come into operation when the search indicator buoy is afloat and be capable of transmitting for at  least 48 hours on specified  frequencies.  The   flashing    amber    light  will be visible all around the  horizon for at least five miles,  and  operate  for   at   least   48  hours at peak output.  The anchor line wall be car-  pable of supporting a tensile  load of not less than /l^OOO.  pounds without breaking.  As" a matter of interest the  Pacific Coast Fishermen's Mutual Insurance Co. supplies at  their own expense marker  buoys to all ships which they  insure. As a result they have  recovered several vessels  which otherwise would have  been total losses. Premium  benefits are Obvious.  I know.'  This is the fighter the Easter  Seal Societies across the country are. asking the public to  back; this man, and as he says,  'the young people who have to  fight every day of their lives  to do what, comes naturally to  those, of us who are able-  bodied group although he has  to walk with a cane now, and  obviously   suffers   some  pain.  Benyon's ghost  opening episode  The cast and crew of the  Beachcombers are back on the  job for a third season of fiinv-  ing one of Canada's most popular half-hour CBC productions. According to Joe Battis-  ta, the unit's production manager, filming got under way  last week on the first of the  26 episodes which will run  through, a segment every five  days, until next mid November. ���       i  The opening episode entitled  Benyon's Gbost was located  for the most part on Por.poisd  Bay. An innovation this season  is the floating dressing rooms  and equipment locker, a newly  painted white structure moored out in the bay to one of  Smitty's floats. This structure  will be a timesaver in getting  the   cast  and  crew on water  locations   and   save   the   long  trip up the ramp to Mollis  Reach.  Beautiful boxed notepa-  per, lap packs, thank-you  notes, birth announcements, invitations for weddings, showers, cocktails,  etc., etc. Miss Bee's, Sechelt.  . Apart from sacking the staff  ��� mad selling the firm, what  else do you suggest?  Books in Library  GIBSONS  New  Adult Fiction  A Web of Salvage by Brian  Callison  Give  Us This  Day  by R.F.  Delderfield  The Gasp by Romain Gary  The     Digger's     Game     by  George V. Higgins  The Way to Dusty Death by  Alistair MacLean  The   Black   Prince   by   Iris  Murdoch  Governor   Ramage   R.N.   by  Dudley Pope  Rickshaw   Boy   by   Robert  Standish  The Blue Knight by Joseph  Wamfoaugh  Biography  Eleanor:   The   Years   Alone  by Joseph P. Lash  Nasser by Jean Lacouture  Why Shoot the Teacher by  Max Braithwaite  Conservation  Conserving   Life   on   Earth  by David W. Ehrenfeld  Let    Them    Live    by   Kai  C urry-Lindah 1  A Whale for the Killing by  Farley Mowat  History  Ten   Lost   Years   1929-<1939  by Barry Broadfoot  Mexico     (Horizon     Concise  History) by Victor Alba  The   Alaska   Gold  Rush  by  David B. Wharton  Hobbies  Training Your Retriever by  James Lamb Free  HOURS CHANGED  Next Sunday as an ecumenical  gesture,    the    people    of    St.  Aiden'^ Roberts Creek parish,  will Worship with the United  Church Roberts Creek at 2:30  p.m.  Commencing on April 7  until October, the regular services of worship at St. Aidan's  will be held at 9:30 a.m. There  will be  no  afternoon  service  until October.  Church  Services  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's  Rev. David H. P. Brown  Sunday School, 11 a.m.  Morning Service. 11:15 a.m.  2nd and 4th Sundays  Holy Communion at .9:00 ajn.  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 Church  Father E. G. Lehner  11 a.m. Mass, Sundays  Wed., Fri., 7 p.m.  Phone 885-9526  BAPTIST CHURCHES  886-7449 886-2611  Pastor - Wilbert N. Erickson  Gibsons  9:30; 10:45 am & 7 pm Sundays  3:30 pm Tues.; 7 pm Wed.  7:30 pm Thursday  10:00; 11:15 am Sundays  3:30 pm Mon.; 7:30 pm Wed.  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member P.A.O.C.  Phone 866-7107  Highway and Martin Road  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 am.  Evening Service 7:00 p.m.  Wed., Bible Study, 7:30 p.m.  Fri., Accent on Youth, 7:30 p-mu  Pastor G. W. Foster  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 888-2660  Sundays, 10 a.m. & 7 p.m.  Bible Study, Tues., 7:30 pjn.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  "In His Service ���  At Your Service ^  LUCKY DOLLAR  FOODS  WESTFAIR AFFILIATE - GIBSONS  PRICES EFFECTIVE  Thurs., Fri., Saf.K Mar. 28,29,30  YOUR  DOLLAR  BUYS  MORE  AT  YOUR  LUCKY  DOLLAR  STORE  MALKINS  KERNEL CORN  Whole  12 oz. tins -Mmf  WESTINGHOUSE INSIDE FROSTED  40,60, *)  100W. ^for  2for 57c I LIGHT BULBS  LYNN VALLEY  39c I PEACH HALVES  Freestone  14 oz. tins  3w79c  for  LUNCHEON MEAT  BURNS ROYALL  12 oz. tin   69c  MACARONI DINNER  KRAFT n        QQ_  7 oz. pkg. ...     TrforO^V  SHRIMP  EASTPOINT Tiny  4 oz. tin ._   75c  LEMON JUICE  REALEMON  8 oz. btl.   27c  GREEN BEANS  Lynn Valley Std. Cut  14 oz. tins -_   CHEESE SLICES  KRAFT Canadian  8 oz. pkg.   5 for 99c  59c  STRAWBERRY JAM  GARDEN GATE, with  pectin, 24 oz. tin   69c  TOMATOES  LIBBY'S  28 oz. tin   TOMATO SOUP  3 for98c  SEVEN FARMS A        _T_T-,  10 oz. tins -___    T'for_?_/C  BEANS with PORK  MALKINS A       QQ#.  14 oz. tins _.     ^ for 4F^r^  TISSUE  CASHMERE Bathroom  4 roll pack   FACIAL TISSUE  CAMEO, White, Pink,  Yellow, 200's   ORANGE CRYSTALS  GARDEN GATE  5 oz. pkg. _,   CHOCOLATE  BARS  69c  39c  69c  PEANUT BUTTER  KRAFT Smooth  64 oz. jar   $2,09  LARGE PRUNES  MALKINS  2 lb. bag   FOIL WRAP  _    r-Ot- REYNOLDS Alimiinum  12" x 25' roll   $1.09  37c  REFUSE BAGS  BETTER BUY  50's __.  KETCHUP  HEINZ  15 oz. btl..  $2.39  45c  APPLE JUICE  SUN-RYPE Blue Label  48 oz. tin   PANCAKE MIX  AUNT JEMIMA Plain  or Buttermilk  3 lb. bag   79c  CEREAL  ALPEN, A Great New     d*|   ^Q  Taste, 24 oz. pkg. ____    ^> I ���__.?'  BISCUITS  PAULIN'S CRISPY CREAMS  Banana, Chocolate       ^       iTO  Vanilla, 7% oz. pkgs. ^ for OVC  EVAPORATED MILK  PACIFIC *_>       ATI ^m  Tall Tins-     Jk\ for *T i C  VEGETABLE OIL  WEST  32 oz. btl.   $1.09  HERSHEY'S  Giant Size  Pkg.  of  3  bars  89c  Sweet 'n Sour  SAUCE  CHINA LILY  39c  10 oz  btl.  INSTANT  COFFEE  MAXWELL HOUSE  $1.59  6 oz.  jar  *******+*** ^V+m'n+iv^*^^,^  "ir"-~y^%j^f  Frying Chicken  B.C. GROWN Frozen, Cut-up, Tray Pack  CHUCK STEAKS ** �� $109  CROSS RIB ROAST $1.49  lb.  lb.  ALBERTA GRAIN FED  PORK BUTT STEAKS S^_*__^  SIDE BACON  UII'CIIEDC    SEVEN FARMS, Skinless  WltritK3 i ib. pkg.   99c  lb.  SEVEN FARMS, Sliced  1 lb. pkg.   $1.19  89c  BISCUITS  PAULINS Chocolate Puffs    Jg Q _,  8  oz.   pkg.    ;.        *VC  ��� !���  I  FROZEN Fi  FROZEN ORANGE  DINNERS JUICE  YORK, 12 oz. tins  Z/or 89c  BANQUET  Chicken, Turkey  Meat Loaf  11 oz. E_0_-.  pkg. _��C  BANANAS  GOLDEN RIPE, No. 1  TAMATAFC Can'No*l Grade  lUFIAI UCJ    Mexican, 28 oz. basket  ASPARAGUS ��anNolgrade  49c  California  59c  lb.  RADISHES and  GREEN ONIONS  bunches Coast News, ,Mar. 27, 1974.   5  department  If you think you're eligible for an Autopian rebate,  department R will help you get it.  Department R is the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia's  Refund Department. If you feel you are entitled to a refund on  your 1974 Autopian vehicle insurance and fulfil the qualifications  listed below, we'd like to hear from you. It may take awhile to  answer each and every request for a refund, but we will answer  each and every request.  You are entitled to a refund if you meet ALL of the following:  1) if your basic rate class code is 01,02, 03, 04, 201, 202,  203, 204  (this is found in the shaded box on your vehicle insurance  s,iP)   '  and 2) if you paid more for Autopian than your previous insurance  for any continuous 12 month period after August 1,1972/  for the same coverage  and 3) if you still own the same vehicle, in the same rating  territory, using the vehicle for the same purposes.  If you own more than one vehicle, and you previously received a  multiple vehicle discount you may still qualify for a refund.  Information booklets are available with refund forms.  Pick up a "refund" form from any Motor Vehicle License  Office in the Province. Follow the instructions carefully,  and return it in the envelope provided. If you qualify for  a refund, you'll get it.  that's a promise.  your insurance company 6   Coast News, Mar. 3<7, 0974.  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  Phone 886-2622  Deadline ��� Tuesday noon  5c a word, miniwinwi 75c  for up to 15 words  Subsequent Insertions % price  25c added for bookkeeping on  ads   not  paid one  week   after  insertion.  Legal ads 25c per 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  COMING EVEMTS  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons, 886-2827  SEE THEATRE AD  ON PAGE 12  April .1. Social, OAPO Branch  38, Gibsons Health Centre, 2  p.m.  Every Monday night at 8 p.m.  Bingo, New Legion Hall, Gibsons.  Every Thurs., 8 p.m., Bingo,  Legion Hall, Roberts Creek.  Every Wednesday, 8 p.m.,  Transcendental Meditation. In  Gibsons, opposite old Legion  HaU.  BIRTHS ~  BEEMAN ��� Michelle Laureen  joyfully announces the birth  of her sister Tainara Janeen,  6 lbs., 5 oz. at St. Mary's Ho,Sr  pital, March 18. Proud parents are Bud and Rhonda. Hap  py grandparents and Mr. and  Mrs. Ken Watson of Gibsons  and Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Beeman  of Robertas Creek.  IN MEMORIAM  FLUMERFELT   ���   In   loving  memory of Forde, a dear son  and (brother.  No longer here in our life to  share,  But in our hearts you are always there.  ���Ever remembered1 by the  family.  LOST  Lost, brown long strap purse,  With  Pisces   design   and  the  name Mary on it. Reward. Ph.  886-9069.  HELP WAHID  METER READER  for  B.C. Hydro at Sechelt  To carry out duties of reading meters, taking applications  for electrical service and attending to icustomer inquiries.  Applicants should, preferably offer full high school education, be active and in good  health, and must possess a  valid drivers licence.  This post could' lead to a  career with Hydro and carries  with it a good salary and  .fringe benefits, with good  working  conditions.  Apply providing full particulars to:  Personnel Services Dept.  B.C. Hydro & Power Authority  970 Burrard Street,  Vancouver, B.C. V6Z OY,    .  Airport resident-caretaker. For  particulars write Elplhinstone  Aero Club, Box 765, Gibsons,  B.C.   To check foundations and re-  roof summer cottages, Keats  Island. Evenings Ph. 988-8706.  AVON  YOU CAN SELL AVON full-  time or part-time! As an Avon  Representative you can schedule your own working hours.  Make the most of a real earning opportunity by selling  quality products right in your  own community. Call now:  885^-183  after 4 pjn.   WORK WANTED  Will 'baby-sit weekends. Phone  886^2704.  KAN-DO  Painting  P.O. Box 984        iSechelt, B.C.  885-2734 evenings  Young apprentice carpenter  would like job in housing. Call  Ben LePage, 886-2860. References, Stolberg Mill Construction (Northern) Ltd., Prince  George, B.C.; Morin Contracting, Quesnel, B.C.  Sewing and alterations done.  Phone 886-7976.  Documents and manuscripts  proof-read and typed ��� by the  hour.  Phone 886-7288.  We provide a complete tree ser��  vice for the Sunshine Coast.  All work insured and guaranteed to your satisfaction.  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES  885-109  WORK WANTS) (C.nf d)  TYPEWRITER  & ADDING MACHINE  SALES & SERVICE  Phone 886-7111   Backhoe available on request.  Phone 886-7638.  BOATS FOR SALE  For all your carpentry needs  Call A. SHEPPARD  CONTRACTING  885-2978  Will do any kind of work  around house and garden, also  moving and hauling of any  kind. Phone 886-9503.   Backhoe available for drainage, ditches, water lines, etc.  Phone 886-9579. -  CHIMNEY  SWEEPING  Oil Stoves  Phone Ron  Crook,  886-2834   after 5 p.m.   Jalica Constr. & Gen Contrac.  New Construction, remodelling  Sewer installation  Commercial & Residential  Shaw Road, Gibsons     886-7668   886-9815  Secretarial work, letters, manuscripts, etc. done in my home.  Phone 886-7111. _^_  FURNACE INSTALLATIONS  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Financing Available  Call Thomas Heating, 886-7111  MISC. FOR SALE  Bathtub, wash basin, toilet,  floor polisher, flue lining, double laundry tub. Ph. 886-9152.  One 6 hp. 2 wfheel tractor with  plow, and  weed  cutter.   $195.  Phone 886-7710.  One can buoy, 45" x 45"; V  loaded whip C.B. antenna; one  small logging arch. Phone 884-  5388.  .  Entire store fixtures, shelving,  (cash register, heating units,  safe and filing cabinets, fluorescent lights, best offer. Phone  886-2667 after 5 p.m.   McClary Easy fridge, white  16.5 cu. ft. Completely reconditioned; G.E. pushbutton control electric stove, white. Ph.  886^9959.  2 fish tanks, with air pumps,  heaters ,all accessories, 7 tropical and 7 gold fish everything  for $15; child's wooden table  and 2 chairs $5 Phone 886-25,12  Bees, April 1 delivery. Phone  886-2762. ;   "  WATKINS  PRODUCTS  D. Jamieson    886-79811 4-6 p.m.  FIREWOOD  Fir, Hemlock or alder. Phone  886-7829.   Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Pb.  885-9713. Sechelt.    BARGAIN CENTRE  Used furniture and household  goods  Bought ��� Sold ��� Traded  Sechelt, 885-9848  WANTED  Hand-made articles on reasonable consignment for Boutique  dealing in clothing, leather-  work, jewellery, etc. for men,  women and children. Call The  Closet, 6607 Royal Ave., Horseshoe Bay, 921-98-2 or Carole  or Lesley, Gibsons, 886-9089.  Older type roll top desk. Pjh.,  886-9872 after 6 p.m.  CMS; TRUCKS FOR SALE  '56 Oldsmobile, 2 door H.T.  Eves   886-7018,   days  886-9962.  1969 Ford heavy duty Vz ton  P.ljU. New tires, undercoated,  50,000 miles, used for camper.  Good condition, $1,800. Phone  886-7054.  ,   '64 Envoy. $175 or best offer.  4 cyl, new tires, runs good.  Phone 886-9168.   1971 Chev Caprice. V8; automatic transmission, power  brakes and steering, $3,500. Ph.  886-7447.   PETS  Free to good homes. Lab cross  pups. 6 weeks old, 2 male, 1  female. Phone 885-9057.  LIVESTOCK "  Pony for sale, stud, $100. Serious callers only. Please call  collect, 588-2450.   Ready to lay pullets  Cross  Rhode Island Red-JWhite Rock  20 weeks old  $5.00 each 886-2398  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 885-9409.  Meetings St. Aidan's Hall,  Tuesday, 8 p.m.  16?6" Clinker built boat with  40 hp. Johnson engine. Phone  112-224-6379.  22'   cabin   cruiser,   glass  over  ply,   90  hp.  Evinrude,   $1,200.'  Phone 886-7'l_9.   16' cabin cruiser. Sound hull,  best offer. See at '1684 Mariiite  Dr., Suite 4, Gibsons, after 5  p.m.   19 ft cabin cruiser,  Vi" fibre-'  glass  on   %"  ply.  A-<1   condition.   Faldtory   built.   Running  gear tout  no  motor.  $500.  Ph.  886-2667.   34 ft. tug or LS boat, 165 hp.  GM diesel, $7000. Will take  part trade. Phone 886^2459.  MARINE INSURANCE  PROBLEMS?  New insurance advice  Re-insurance advice  Claims settled  Capt. W. Y. Higgs,  Marine Surveyor  Box 339, Gibsons  Phones 886-9546 or 885-9425  FOR RENT  2 room furnished bachelor  suite, Granthams. Phone 886-  2555. .   '    One bedroom and 2 bedroom  duplex, Granthams, $1110 and  $160. April 1st. Phone 1112-937-  5874. '  Small 2 bedroom cottage. Oil  stove and heater, close to  beach and store, $1_0. Retfe.*-  ence required. Write Box 136,  Gibsons.  2 room furnished (bachelor  suite, Granthams. Phone 886-  2555. __  Maple Crescent Apts., 1660  School Road, Gibsons. 2 and 3  bedroom suites, newly decorated, cablevision, parking,  close to schools and shopping.  Reasonable rent. Ph. 886-7836.  Bachelor suite. Completely furnished, private entrance, and  bath. $95 per month includes  heat and lights. 1 person only.  Port Mellon Hwy. Phone 886-  2923.  BONNIEBROOK CAMP  AND TRAILER PARK  1 site for small trailer, up  to 50 ft. Couples preferred.  No dogs. Phone 886-2887 or  886-9319.  WANTED TO REIT  3 bedroom house. Prefer Gibsons area, have references. Ph.  886-2149. .           THE BEACHCOMBERS ARE  BACK and we need accommodation. Contact Joe Battista,  4A2. Please call collect, 684-  0246. ���   -  PROPTY WANTED  Wanted to buy before July 1.  Acreage with or without house.  Gash available. Write Box 593,  Gibsons, B.C.  PROPERTY FOR SALE  ISO x 75 ft. lot and mobile  home, PbrtTMellon district. Ph.  884-5308.   2 new houses, in  1100 sq. fit.  range, Langdale Heights. Contact Seabloom Construction Co.  c/o Cedars Inn, Gibsons or ph.  929-4146.,   Revenue duplex Granthams  area. Older house, revenue approx $265 per month. Use one  side to pay mortgage. Owner  sale. Offers to $30,000. For information M. Dickie, 128  James Road, Port Moody, B.C.  Beautiful treed acre lot on all  services. Driveway in, close to  ocean, $13,500, terms. Phone  112-826-9208.  11 u:\i  For membership or explosive  requirements contact R. Nimmo, Cemetery Road. Ph. 886-  7778. Howe Sound Farmers'  Institute. Stumping or ditching powder, dynamite, electric  or   regular   caps,   prima-cord,  HOWE SOUND WATER TAXI  New Brighton, Gambier Island,  is now under the management  of' Mr. John Knight. Phones,  886-9343, 886-9651. Radio controlled.  Alcoholics Anonymous.     Phoney  885-9534,    886-9904   or   885-9327.  Gibsons meeting Monday, 8:30  p.m. in Gibsons Athletic hall.  COMPRESSED AIR  RECHARGED  FIRE EXTINGUISHERS  Skindivers available  for salvage work  Marine Hardware  Fibreglass, paint, rope, canvas  WALT NYGREN SALES  (1971) LTD.  Gibsons, 886-9303  Charles English Lfd,  REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE  GIBSONS. B.C.        Ph. 886-2481  SUNNYCREST SHOPPING CENTRE  TOLL FREE 687-6445  NOTARY PUBLIC ��� APPRAISALS  NORTH ROAD: 5 acres, flat, semi-cleared, leased- we(_l.i  puilding site cleared. $22,000.  LARGE CORNER SITE: In Gibsons, 1.03 acres, zoned; multiple dwelling, ready ifor future" development. Details! oh  request.  WATERFRONT: Sechelt Reserve Lease Land. Level waterfront with older cabin on, could be -emodelled. Services  available. $9,900.  NORTH ROAD: 5 acres, nice gradual sloping land, hasi  small shack on. FjP. $25,000.  LOTS OF LOTS; with view, Airport Road, all- perivioeji.  Priced $6,750 to $15,500.  APARTMENT: with good revenue returns, all suities are  new. Details on request, can be purchased on Time.  i i  16y2 ACRES: Port Mellon Highway, real holding property,  $38*000..  GIBSONS VILLAGE: 3 bedroom plus a part 2fcid floor  house, full basement, ensuite plumbing, large kitchen includes dining, view lot. F.P. $30,000. Small down payment  on agreement for sale.  8 ACRES: Highway 101 and Lower Rd. Road allowance  on one side, what a potential! F.P./$34,000.  SELMA PARK: Lovely well finished 2 bedroom home,  featuring livirigroom with F.P., dining room, utility and  large OP. with workshop. IVz years old), $26,000. Dominion  Lease Land close to Sechelt and shopping  BEACH AVE.: Lovely 2*_ bedroom new home, large L.R.  on nice lot with good access to Picnic Site and Bejacih.  $36,500. Mortgage available on low down payment.  Don Sutherland ��� 885-9362  Ken Crosby ��� 886-2098  Jay Visser 886-2531  Mike Blaney ��� 886-7436  CONSULT US FOR ALL  YOUR INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS  Phone 886-2000 ��� Gibsons, B.C.  MEMBER ��� MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE  A real buy for the family  man! On 65' x 210' level lot,  landscaped. Attractive 3 bdrm.  home. Lge. living room with  fireplace. Dining room* spacious kitchen features biridh  cabs, counter-top range and  wall oiven. Full (bsmt. has 2  large bdrms., fireplace in each,  office, utility and storage room  A-oil heat. A must to see at  only $42,500 with cash to 9%%  mortgage.  Gower Point: Prime location.  Serviced lot nicely wooded and  has terrific view. Close to  beach. A real buy at only  $1)1,000.  Gibsons: Level, treed lot; well  situated close to shops, beach  and P.O. $8,500.  10.9 ac. with approx. 1790'  road frontage. Level, good soil,  light clearing $40,000.  Granthams: Cozy 4 room home  with a terrific view. Liv. room  has fireplace. Crestwood cab. -  kitchen and eating area  $27,500  Sakinaw Lake: Get away from  the hustle and bustle of city  life for the summer. Ei}joy  swimming, fishing, waterski-  ing at your door. Cozy log cabin on 90' of sandy beach. FuiS  nisheds all ready to move into.  $27,500, or near offer.   .  LISTINGS WANTED!  Norm Peterson ��� 886-2607  Freda Dumont ��� 886-7(1106  MORTGAGES  _s  MORTGAGES  Buying Homes  Building Homes  Building or Buying Rental  Property  Recreational Property or  Cabins  Up to 95% Mortgages  For further information  Phone or Call in at:  B of M, Gibsons, 886-2216  B of M, Sechelt, 885-222-1  B of M, Madeira Park, 883-2423  1st & 2nd Mortgages  RESIDENTIAL  COMMERCIAL  RECREATIONAL  We handle all types of real estate   finanioing inchiding  builders loans. Fast appraisal service  ACADIAN MORTGAGE  CORP. LTD.  2438 MARINE DRIVE  WEST VANCOUVER  Phone 926-3256  MOBILE HOMES  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOME PARK & SALES  Hwy 101, Gibsons Ph. 886-9826  New Models now on display:  12 x 66 Statesman, 3 br., utility room, $13,000 including tax  12 x 60 Statesman, 3 br, Shag  carpet in MBR. and LR. $12,000  including tax.  24 x 48 Embassy, twin-wide,  3 br., fireplace, dining room.,  dishwasher $19,700 including  tax.  All models include 2 dr. frost  free fridges, deluxe ranges,  washers and driers, custom-  made furniture, delivery and  complete set-up. All taxes included. No hidden charges. No  extras to buy.  3 yrs old, Squire, double wide.  20 x 48, 3 bedrooms, utility  room. Set up in Sunshine Coast  Trailer Court. For information  phone 886-7378.  EWART McMYNN REALTY  Phone 886-2248  Box 238 Gibsons, B.C.  Notary Public  : Gibsons  LISTINGS WANTED  Ron McSavaney, 886-9656  To hang painting  The marine artist John  Horton painting presented! to  Gibsons Sea Cavalcade will  hang in Gibsons Municipal  hall. This was arranged at last  week's council meeting when a  letter from the Sea Cavalcade  suggested the Municipal Hall  as the best location for it.  The painting was donated to  the Sea Cavalcade by Capt.  and Mrs. William ^ Y. Higgs in  memory of their son Jeff who  was involved in the organization of the first Tugboat Race.  Names of each year's winners  are recorded on the picture.  CONSUMER  ASSISTANCE  The fedei_l government  has issued regulations to control consumer package sizes  and to upgrade information  on package labels. Packagers  will have 18-24 months to com  ply with the regulations. Manufacturers, not complying with  the new rules, could be fined  up to $10,000 for each offence.  FrTntW patter^  4865  SIZES  8-18  SLENDER OUTLINES in  all one. fabric or print plus  plain create a smart redingote  effect! Play it carefree and  choose a polyester knit.  Printed Pattern 4 8 6 5:  Misses.' Sizes 8, 10, IB', 14, Ify  18. Size 12 (bust 34) takes 13,4  yards 60-inch fabric.  Send one dollar for each  pattern - cash or cheque or  money order. Add 15 cents for  each pattern for first class  mailing and special handHng-  to Anne Adams Patterns, c/o  Coast News Pattern Dept. 60  Progress ave., Scarborough,  Ont. MIT 4P7  For all your Sewing  and Knitting Needs  FABRIC HOUSE  GIBSONS  Marine Drive 886-7525  to YOUR MAP  of the  SUNSHINE COAST  at the  COAST HEWS  GIBSONS  63# each Gibsons bowlers fop scorers  DONALD THOMAS TYSON       Coast News, Mar. 27, 1974.   7  Sx^&Zte,  Tm soriy^Iady t"  Players keen for action  (By   BODY   ARCHER)  "Left foot ��� LEFT ��� Pay  attention!!" Super .choreograph  er Ronnie Dunn puts her dancers through their routines She  has accomplished wonders. In  fact most of us seemed to have  two left feet when we started,  but she knows that we'll do  her proud on the big night.  Gordy Hauka assembles bis  singers. '^Sunshine Kingdom,  from the top please." Ken Dal-  gleis-i turns to his keyboard  and with infinite patience gives  us the downbeat. He carries  on calm and unruffled, an absolute tower of strength as  tempers begin to fray a little  around the edges at this stage  of the game.  It's all part of the show andi  Work on harbors outlined  The federal government, as  a result of increased aietivit{y  in small boat harbors and in  response to federal M.P. Harrjyi  Olaussen- representation for  harbor improvements along  the coast, has indicated it will  be reviewing the situation  with regard to Whiskey Slough  in the Pender Haifbor area  where a critical lack of berthing space exists.  The'government has also ih-  dteated it will spend an estimated $171,000 on wharf and  float renewal projects selected  for the 1974-75 proigram in  Egmont, Irvine's Landing, Mad  eira   Park,  Porpoise   Bay   and  Gibsons.  The breakdown in capitol  cost is as follows: Giibsog_4  wharf and float renewal, $45,-  000 (carry-over from 1973^74);  .Egmont, float renewal, $20,000;  Irvine's Landing, float renewal $20,000; Madeira Park,  wharf repair and float renewal, $52,000; Porpoise Bay, float  renewal, $34,000.  Olaussen said that these projects are essential to the coastal fishing industry and also reflect the increased activity  with regard to pleasure craft  and sports fishing.  CROSSWORD PUZZLE  ACROSS  1. Extorted  money from  5. Outmoded  10. Amusement  park  features  12. Pallid  13. Entertain  14. Kind of  story  15. "Get 'em,  Fido!"  16. Cistern  18. Prefix for  thrice  19. Gazed  21. die  (indefinitely)  22. Abundance  23. Body joint  24. Nigerian  city  25. Small  portion  26. Take on  cargo  28. Shaping  machine  30. Therefore  31. Still to be  dispatched  33. Small  change,  in France  34. Tyke  35. "God," to  the Italians  36. Kind of  leather  38. Nautical  "stop"  40. German  city  41. Miss  Oberon  42. Adjust anew  43. ������ out  (supplemented)  DOWN  l.Gall  2. Boundaries  3. Wise  conjecture:  colloq.  (2 wds.)  4.   Moines,  Iowa  5. Beyond  6. Rowan tree  7. Wild try  (4 wds.)  8. Tranquil  9. Dinner  course  11. Stringent  C3B_1B      EBBgg  E1-_.I_.-D  "SLMw's Answer  drink  20. Western  show  21. Satirical  sketches  25. Small  domestic  fowl  26. Inferior  27. Excite  28. Nilotic  tribesman  29. Isolate  32. Carried  34. "Roughing  it" item  37. Scottish  river  39." Neckline  shape  Gibsons Lanes and four Gibsons Teams hosted four teams  from Vancouver Alma Bowl  Sunday in a six-game tournament. (The winning team Gibsons No. 1 Team comprised of  Bill McGivern, Virginia Reynolds, Carol McGivern, Freeman Reynolds, and Frank Ne-  veng, produced a team total  of  6950.  Freeman Reynolds toolc the  men's Hi-Six Game with 15311.  which gained him a 255 average. Ladies Hi-Six Game was  won (by Betty Jarvis, wife of  Alma Bowl Proprietor, Ray-  Jarvis, with 1389, for an aver  age of 231. Carol McGivern of  Gibsons was a very close second with 1362. Mens high  single was Ture Erickson, of  Almaj, with 288; ladies Oxlb-ta  delos (Santos, of Gibsons, witih  274. Last but not least prizes  in the ladies and mens low  single scores were captured by  Dot Simmon of Alma, with  105 and Bob McConnell of  Gibsons, with HI 8.  A return match will be held  in Vancouver Alma Bowl,  April 21. On Sunday, Marteh  S-st;, Sechelt pays Gibsons a  return visit for a six-game  tournament.  BOWLING  insures that the adrenalin will  be pumping and keeping us  on our toes for the all-important Friday performance. The  stage cre*w's just as busy behind the scenes. Lights and  flats to be checked over and  loaded in the van, costumes to  be cleaned and pressed, makeup to be assembled, hand-props  to be accounted for, and last  but not least the cast has tp  get there. This in itself is no  small task with roughly 40  bodies involved. Treasurer  Norman Blaine has completed  the job of arranging rides for1  all] even the Ugly Sisters),  thankfully, won't have to get  there on their trike. So AH  Aboard! Away we go.  Tues. Coffee: Sue Wihiting 271.  Joan Fraser 240, Ellen Vancise  238, Sue Rhodes 233, Nora Solinsky 231, Jean Jorgenson 228.  Golden Age: Flo Chaster 17(1',  Jean Wyngaert 16% Nancy  Sdheidegger 159, Belva Hauka  152, Helen Raby 153, Dave  Cook 218, Dick Oliver -192,  Emile Scheidegger 196, Art  Teasdale 177. Mac MacLaren  173.  Tues. Gibsons A: Nancy Carby  278, Paddy Richardson 256  (636), Sal Olsen 252 ��� (631),  Shirley Horseman 248, Marie  Swallow 256, Vera Todd 239,  David Olsen 287 (666), Art  Holden 273 (716), Frank Nevens 260 (729), Bob fWJilsoJi  253   (665).  Wed. Coffee: Clara Wilson 282  (681), Bonnie McConnell 262,  Sue Harding 254), Mar j orie Hen .  derson 251 (674), Kathy Clark  243j, Judy Day 240 (631), Vivian Peterson 235, Lorraine Bar  ber 226.  Teachers  Leag.:  Kathy  Whit-  New Regional  planner likely  Sechelt council's planning  problem reached a hew peak  when Aid:. rNq*m_iv< 7 Watspn  outlined to council the situation with the Regional Board  which supplies a planner.  He said the present planner,  Peter Hoemberg, Will be replaced. The board is seeking  a young replacement like Ed  Cuylits, who was a graduate  from the UBC municipal planning course.  Aid. Watson said the board  had laid down clearly the use  Seohelt would have of the Regional Board planner, and  pointed out that Sechelt council had knowledge of what it  wanted as regards planning  but had no bylaw. He urged  council to get busy on its zoning bylaw.  Candlemaker  to hold sale  Michael Selby, Gibsons candlemaker, has prepared his  spring showing of more than  300 favorites, roseatte and colorful iridescent-hued swirl  form candles all decked out in  bright spring colors at a public  exfliibit and sale Sunday at his  studio, 1546 South Fletcher,  two doors fi om the library..  The exhibit marks Michael's  first anniversary as sculpturer  and candle maker, in which he  handicrafted more than 5,000  items which find a ready sale  on the Sunshine Coast and in  Gastown.  ��-^^F  RE-__-H  W&M  Have  you   ever   hung  wall  paper before?  ing 234, Susan Derby 204, Don  Graham 238.  Ball & Chain: Bonnie McConnell  279,   Diane Johnson 242,  Carol   McGivern   240j,   Vivian  Chamberlin  229,   Dick  Blakeman 264, Bob McConnell 255,  Alex Skytte 247.  Thurs. Mixed:  Doreen  Crosby  261 (654), Ckrol McGivern 238  Mavis Stanley 238 (687), Maureen Sleep 237,  Jean Roberts  230, Dorothy Skinner 230, Red  Day 307   (704), Frank Nevens  SOI'   (715), ��ill McGivern 272  (658).  YOUTH BOWLING COUNCIL  Pee Wees: Michele Whiting  1'51, Lori Hinz 99��� Linda Hardin 99, Cindy Prentis 86, Yvonne Valancius 74, Billy Youdell  150, Mike McKenzie 142, Cameron Lineker 141;, Gerald Bailey Ii23, Scott Vancise 94.  Bantums: Louise Youdell 171,  Michele (Solinsky 168, Norine  ; Fraser 150', Dawne Atlee 140,  Darlene Duncan '139, Colleen  Bennett 130* David Olsen 278,  David Atlee 248, Dana Whiting 194, James Gill 183, Mike  Hinz 182, Tommy Sleep 175,  . Lyle Andreeff 171, Jimmy Rey  nolds I169��� Grant Gill 161, Danny Bailey 152.  Juniors: Janice Dumont 234,  Susan Vedoy 228, Leslie Iver-  son 188,. Mava Schneider 177,  Cheryl Stromquist 170, Heather Wright 168, Diane Pelletier*  152, Brent Lineker 297, Clint  Suveges i2!47, Mike Kampman  201, Scott Verreechia 195, Jim  Douglas 188.  Seniors: Kim Crosby 190,  Dawn Blakeman 184, Lisa  Kampman 179, Mark Ranniger  205,, Andy Pelletier 200, Randy  Kampman 195, Kim Bracewell  U9��-  Camping fees  start earlier  Collection of camping fees in  Provincial Parks will commence April 1 a month earlier  than in the past, Hon. Jack  Radford, minister of recreation  and conservation announces.  Collections will cease Sept. 9,  the same date as last year. The  camping fee will remain at $2  per night.  Sunshine Coast area parks  involved include Plumper  Cove, Porpoise Bay, Robertg  Creek and Saltery Bay parks.  The advancing of the collection starting date to April 1,  will enable the Parks branch  to exercise better control of  the camp-grounds, especially  those in the Lower Mainland  and on Vancouver Island  which are now being used) extensively during April, and  particularly during the annual  Easter school vacation. Lack  of gate-house. registration and  adequate staffing in parks in  April has caused overcrowding  in some campgrounds and the  over-taxing of facilities. With  the earlier collection of fees,  it is hoped to keep these projb^  lems within manageable limits.  The campground occupancy  limit of 14 days applied in all  park campgrounds is unchanged. The seven days docking  limit at Newcastle Island Provincial Marine Park and $2  per night docking fee instituted two years ago will be top-  tinued -as will the $1 per night  fee for cabin shelter accommodation in Mount Assirii-  boine Provincial Park.  Donald Thomas /Tyson, 69,  of Gibsons, died March 23. He  leaves his wife Winnifred,  Jim and Anne Tyson in Netw  Zealand; Dennis and Carol Tyson in Sechelt; Sharon and  Gary Norgardj, Burnaby, also  seven grandchildren. There are  two sisters, Mrs. Gertie Fulton,  Vancouver and Mrs. Grace  Kennett, Victoria. A brother,  Andy, resides in Vancouver. A  private funeral service was  held Tuesday.  HALF USABLE  Fifty per  cent of  Canada's  water is located north of the  60th parallel, but only half is  free-flowing and usable.  Lj^iinnnriri f-ii~i~n-_r-M-~ir-ii���r"y_r-irii~.f���i if-\ ��� r-i i ���r~  New spring design table  napkins, plates and table  covers by Hallmark. Miss  Bee's, Sechelt.  Spring  Display and Sale  Hand-crafted CANDLES  MICHAEL SELBY  Sunday, March 31,2:30 p.m.  1546 South Fetcher Rd., Gibsons  MI'S DIM  April 13, 9.00 p.m.  GIBSONS LEGION HALL  ^LIMITED TICKETS FROM FIREMEN  REFRESHMENTS  SUNSHINE COAST  CREDIT UNION  SECHELT  %%  365 DAY TERM DEPOSIT  Minimum Deposit $500  Early Withdrawal Permitted  Vi%  180 DAY TERM DEPOSIT  Minimum Deposit $1,000  Early Withdrawal Permitted  I. S. C. DEPOSIT ACCOUNT  Interest Paid on Minimum Quarterly  Balances of $500 or more  Full Chequeing Privileges 8   Coast News, Mar. 27, 1074.  A funny thing  (Continued from page 2)  The Alitalia officials were  in when I returned to their  bureau. They had no way of  knowing whether or not my  suitcases had gone on to AJbid-  jan, but sent a telex to Rome  (cancelling the first message  I'd left there.  Back to terminal 1, dinner,  the -drive to Gratwick and take  off for Lagos at 10:30 p.m. The  agents at Gratwick informed  me that I had little better than  a 50 - 50 chance of being allowed to wait in Lagos if or a  flite out. I had neither a Nigerian visa nor an advance  booking. But someone would  oneet me at the airport and try  to make arrangements.  4:20 a.m. London time we  touched down in Kano, Niger-  da. We had to remain in the  plane while we were boarded  by officials who inspected it.  They confiscated . two newspapers. (They're low on TJP. in  Kano!) I was on African soil  for the first time and tried to  whip up some feeling of awe;  but I was too tired. Three-  quarters of an hour after landing in Kano, we took off for  Lagos.  . We circled Lagos several  times before the pilot annouc-  ed that the hamarttan was too  thick to attemp a landing and  that we would have to go on to  AcCra, Ghana. At this word I  burst out laughing. Myself and  my two 'companions had a new  round of 'what next?' jokes.  We were permitted into the  airport at Accra, so I spent  about an hour looking over my  first display of African handcrafts. By 10:00 a.m. the hamarttan had cleared and we  backtracked for our second attempt  to land  in Lagos.  We  Is Your Sewer  Hooked Up Yet ?  EXCAVATIONS ��� INSTALLATIONS  ALL DONE BY ONE FIRM  BACKHOE AVAILABLE  PHONE FOR APPOINTMENT  G. & E. PLUMBING  & HEATING LTD.  Gibsons, B.C.  886-7638  SEE  KEN DeVRIES & SON LTD.  1659 Sunshine Coast Hiway, Gibsons- ��� -886-7112  CARPETS ��� TILES ��� LINOLEUMS  were successful!  When I got off the plane, I  grabbed the first person I  could see who was wearing a  British Caledonian uniform.  She hadn't received a telex a-  bout me, tout the nerxt girl had.  Miss Ward saved me no end of  trouble. She walked me  Straight through the guards  and all, only repeating, 'in  transit.' She explained my situation to a trustworthy African and he agreed to come and  fetch me from the lounge at  2:30. Miss Ward also arranged  for my lunch. I had the one  and only specialty of the house  loomed beef sandwiches and  tea. Did I gobble them down.  Although I was again very  tired, I enjoyed my short stay  in Lagos. The Africans were,  very friendly! I fell into conversation with one man who  (wanted to see my pictures of  Canada. I brought them out  and the next thing I knew, a  small crowd' developed, all  pressing intensely over shoulders to glimpse the photos.  One of the washroom attendants (her job seemed to be  opening the door for anyone  who wanted to go in and closing it after them.) seemed  ivery happy so I told her so,  explaining how much happier  a place Lagos seemed to be  than Rome. We were laughing  together about several things  When another African came  over and commented, You are  happy!' 'Well,' I thought, I  guess I don't look as haggard  ias I feel.'  At 3:10 p.m. Lagos time my  flight to Abidjan left the  ground and at 7:10 p.m. we  touched down in that city.  This last leg of my journey  was uneventful...: Except for  the fact that I got off the plane  in Dahomey and got half way  through immigration, before  realizing I was. not in Abidjan.  Did I run back out to that  plane! At the beginning of the  flight I had asked the stewardess if it was direct to Aibidjian.  She sad 'yes', meaning that I  wouldn't have to change  planes. I had meant, 'Is Abidlr-  jan the first stop?'  Don Webster, Wycliff Dirv  ector for the Ivory Coast and  Esther Petermann were waiting to meet me at the airport.  That morning they had received my telegram from  Rome, saying Vd arrived the  day before. Don had wondered  at which point he should send  out notices, 'Maureen Owen.  Lost in the world!'  (Over a late dinner at the  Websters I told the story of  my trip. They commented, 'No  wonder you were so unconcerned When we found only  one suitcase at the airport!*  (I'm still waiting for the other  one). They have given me a  French African name: Dub-  riante. It means, 'take two  sticks, make a fire' and has  the connotation, whatever we  igive you, you will make do.  I will be flying to Man soota.  Announcement  ROYAL BANK  Gibsons, B.C.  New Banking Hours  Commencing April 1st.  Monday fo Thursday - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  10:00 a.m. fo 6:00 p.m.  I'll be working there for the  entire six months.. We will be  living together with the  Bearth ifamily. Rents are so  high here that a single family  cannot afford decent quarters.  I made my first purchase of  material in the market. I will  be     wearing     African     style  dresses in the village.  The centre of business is  Man but the during the day  we will be in the village ojf!  Tuifoly (Quibly) studying their  Wotoe language. (My address  will be:  B.P. 2111, Man,  Cote  ^ Your Horoscope ^r  By TRENT VARRO  ARIES - March 21 - April 20  You may find plans of a romantic nature working out well  for you now. This is a goofl  time for engagements or mar-  fiage for persons born under  this' sign,  TAURUS - April 21 r May 21  Tremendous gains are yours  for the asking right now. Social activities, business matters and love affairs are all  under most favourable aspect.  If you are reasonable, you can  get what you want.  GEMINI - May 22 - June 21  Your decisions in business  matters are important now.  Changes and expansion are1  indicated. This period could  mean the start of a businessl  association that will bring  great financial gain.  CANCER - June 22 - 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 - August 23  All persons born in this sign  may see the results off their  work done in the past bear  fruit during this period. Your  best move bere might be to  further the 'accomplishments  of the past.  VIRGO - August 24 - Sept. 22  You can be sure of one thing  at this time; surprising benefits are coming your way. Perhaps years of hard work willl  show you that they have not  been spent in vain.  LIBRA - Sept. 23 - October 23  The planets are preparing  some surprises for you. This  coming year you will probably  see many changes for the better. You . may be v>given the  chance to*'gain the things ybu  have always wanted in life.  SCORPIO - Oct. 24 - 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 from some very  worthy projects. 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 and collected,  and you may be amazed at the  benefits that you collect.  CAPRICORN Bee. 22 - Jan. 20  Conflicting emotions at this  time may be puzzling, but you  will find that they are of a  purely temporary nature. Com  mon sense will show you the  right road to take.  AQUARIUS - Jan. 2l - 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 out extremely well.  PISCES - Feb. 19 - March 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 succeed1.  Copyright 1974 by Trent Varro  AH rights reserved.  d'lvoire. Apparently mail takes  two weeks to get from Man to  Albidjan, so Vancouver to Man  ���will   probably  take   three   to  four 'weeks. Mail is very expensive here. This will probably loosit about $_.0Q to send.  What   a   trip   I'm   actually  thankful that it happened that  way for two reasons: I would  not be afraid to fly anywhere  in the world now. I figure I  know the ropes! ���and I had to  deal with the  Africans  right  away on my own. I had been  a bit afraid of them (not know  ing what to expect), but not  any longer  CHIROPRACTOR  Post Office Building, Sechelt  Wednesday 10 am - 5:15 pm  Saturday 10 am ^ 2.30 pm  Phone Office 885-2333  Blake C. Alderson, D.C.  Sunshine Coast Regional District  NOTICE TO PUBLIC  Due to Pollution Control Board Regulations,  public access to the Garbage Disposal Sites must  be limited. The Gibsons site is now fenced. The  gate will be open to the public from Sunday noon  to Tuesday noon each week. At other times please  use containers provided at gate.  Scavenging and burning is strictly prohibited.  Thank you for your co-operation.  G. Dixon, Supt.  Sunshine Coast Regional  District.  Peninsula Hotel  CABARET  SATURDAY Mar. 30  LIVE MUSIC  Pizza will be available  Phone 886-2472 FOR RESERVATIONS  BANK of MONTREAL  Gibsons, B.C.  Revised Banking Hours  Commencing April 1st.  Monday lo Thursday - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Friday  - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Coast News, Mar. 27, 1974.   O  the buck  The money that is paid into Autopian  by you remains your money. After all,  Autopian is your insurance programme, and all of  the benefits remain righlt here wth British Columbians.  The Autopian funds will be used to pay claims, administration,  and will work to keep premiums down, this year, and next year and  the year after... Autopian���insurance at the lowest possible cost  That _the whole idea. .  Columbia  your insurance company  MM ?��8$g$  , 'Mow about it? Ten gallons FREE if you'll take the whole lot."/  New legislation on debts  The minister of consumer  services, Hon. Phyllis F.  Young, introducing the Debtor  Assistance Act in the B.C.  legislature explained that in  the past B.C. consumers behind in debt payments faioed!  a series.of collection procedures followed by legal action  against them if they did not or  could not pay. Generally, ttiis  collection process has been inefficient in resolving a dispute  Used furniture or what  have you  Al'S USED FURNITURE  WE BUT BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons ��� 886-2812  to the satisfaction of both sides  It has been a burden to the  courts; it has been a disruptive force in many family situations; and often creditors  have collected little of the  monies owed.  In a few Canadian jurisdici-  tions, there are highly efficient  government intermediary services which Icbunsel debitors  and attempt to arrange an  equitable repayment schedule  on a person's debts. Such a  system is the Debtors AjBsis-  tance Board in Alberta, whidh..  ha been in operation for 80  years and which last year  counselled over 7>000 person^  with debt problems. The main  aim of the Debtor Assistance  branch* under the BJC. department of Consumer Services, will be to provide intermediary services to the benefit of both debtor and creditor  in British Columbia.  CARPETS CLEANED  with ARGOSHEEN  LISTEN TO CJOR  T. SINCLAIR, 885-9327  RUBBER STAMPS  YOUR ORDER CAN BE TAKEN AT  COAST NEWS  Allow one week for processing  886-2622  lO Coast News, Mar. 27, 1974.  Hotel service  in Lions club  aid for children  , Hotel accommodation for a  family of three or four is very  expensive, especially in a big  city like Vancouver. Then'  there is the usual additional  expense of food, transportation  and other miscellaneous expenses which oqcur with regularity. ^ ....'-  Hotels are not located exactly where you would want  them either, but there is one  hotel with a difference. Easter  Seal House, operated by the  B.C. I_ions Society for Crippled Children is open to disabled  children coming to .Vancouver  for treatment, and their parents. The house is also open to  disabled adults and their escorts. Easter Seal House is located within a block of the  Children's Hospital and the  VSancouver, General Hospital  which makes it easier for all  concerned. G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre and other  treatment facilities are also  close by.  The iSociety icharges $3 per  night for a small housekeeping room which includes cooking facilities. As with all its  services the small fee is waived if the applicant cannot afford the $3 rate. Easter Seal  Funds, now being raised across  B.C. and the Yukon support  upkeep and ��� administration  costs, in addition to subsidies  for those wiho cannot pay the  fee.  Easter Seal House is now  too small to handle all the requests which come in every  year. Over 700 disabled persons and their escorts used the  House in 1973, and more applicants than ever before are  expected this year.  The    society    therefore     is  negotiating with .the provincial  government   and   officials   ot��  Shaughnessy Hospital and the  Vancouver General Hospital to  arrange a land swap. A parcel of land on the Shaugihnessy  grounds may be traded for the  existing facility,   and the  society will build a newer, more  modern ahd larger Easter Seal  House.   Much of  the  funding  will come from the provincial  government, but many thousands of dollars will be raised  from   the   public   during  this  year's and future years' Easter Seal Appeal.  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      l  2. Waif for someone to answer  3. Give fhem (A) Location of Fire & Address  (B) Name of Resident Involved  (0 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 fo direct Firemen or R.C.M.P.  Editor: The first Sunshine  Coast Music and Drama Festival has come and gone and I'im  sure we all feel it has been a  tremendous success. The majority of us have simply attend  ed . the sessions, enjoyed the  fine performance-, and benefited from the excellent adjudication.  May we, as a family, take  this opportunity to express our  thanks to the Kiwanis, and in  particular Mr. George Cooper,  to each of the music teachers,  Mrs. Mary Brooke, Mrs. Arlys  Peters, Mrs. Mae Freer, Mrs. ,  Betty Allen, and in particular  to Mrs. Aletta Gilker, our  girls' music teacher, and to  all who had a part wih_ther  great or small in making this  Festival one of the most interesting we have ever had  the privilege of attending.  Willbertt Maldredv (Pat and  Wanda Erickson  Editor: The 29th parliament  began its second session last  month. There is no doubt that  this will prove to be an in*  teresiting session in vietw of the  world's oil crises and the increase in the cost of living. %  looking back on the past  year as a new member I can  truly say that it has been a  very rewarding experience although there is still much to  be done and accomplished.  I appreciate the cooperation  your newspaper has shown in  the past and the interest you;  have in local and federal issues  No member can be truly effective unless he is m close  touch with his constituency  and is aware of its needs.  In the past year I have preoccupied myself with the  needs of the isolated areas of  the riding where mail service  has been minimal and where]  a lack of communications and  adequate transportation have  isolated the people.  I have also dealt with individual problems all over the  constituency and shall continue to apply myself during this  session of parliament and if  there is anything that may be  required in your area please  be assured that I'will do all I  can to deal with any reque;stt(  from village council or any  organization that may require  federal assistance.  Once again I wish to thank  you for your cooperation and)  wish you and the people of  your community all the best  in this and subsequent years.  ���HARRY  OLAUSSEIN,   MJP.,  Coast-Chilcotin.    .  Editor: On behalf of the  Scouting Family of Vancouver,  Coast Region, Boy Scouts of  Canada, a most sincere thank  you for the coverage of Scouting! activities throughout the  P_stJ year and more recently  during National Scout-Guide  Week, Feb. 21 - 28.  Your support and encourage  ment of Canada's largest  youth movement is greatly appreciated by the hundreds of  (volunteer leaders who give unselfishly of their time to help  make boys in Beavers, Cubs,  jScouts, Venturers and Rovers  become better citizens in our  community. - Sid Manning,  Chairman, Fiublic Relaitipnis  Committee, Vancouver - Coast  Region  ONE AT SECHELT  Bty the year-end five new  provincial mental health centres have been established,  making a total of 30 centres  located throughout British  Columbia. New centres were  developed at Abbotsford, Lang  ley,. (Prince Rupert, Squamish  and Sedhelt. .  CTS  Yes, he is here!  FLOATS  Log or styto floats  to|  order,   gangplanks  wharves, anchors -  us for your requirements!  Call BERT CARSON  886^2861  For Real Estate on the     1  Sunshine Coast          1  '����-__3__3-&_9__________l  K rMKRV.     ���_������  ��� _���     ���tram���r-v-v ���                  v.  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.     j  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre     1  Gibsons ��� 886-2481             ||H__i_ilHHH_i_i^__i_|  BE ELECTRIC Ird.  )  SERVING YOU ELECTRICALLY  ��� NEWINSTUUTKHB  ��� REWIRING  ��� ELECTRIC HEAT  ��� DESIGN  ��� MAUiTf NANCE  PHONE  AFTER HRS  (BOB)  AFTER HRS  (ED)  886-7605  886-7658  886-7406  British Columbia is more than just yourProvince.  Itsyourhome  A land where waves pound down  on long beaches.  A land of deep green forests filled with fish  and game. And silence.  A land of mountains that disappear  into the sea.  A land of clean cities and clear air.  A land of valleys full of friendly faces  and warm handshakes. A land where  fresh fruit ripens in warm summer sun.  A land of highways  and backrpads that beckon.  A land where history still lives with  today's way of life.  A land that offers to those fortunate enough  to live here, the qualities of life that  tourists travel miles to experience.  In a world that's being civilized out of it's  senses, come back to yours this summer.  Take the time to look around you.  At a land to love. To be part of.  To be proud of.  Your land ... British Columbia,  For your printing phone 886-2622  4  See it this Summer  For more travel information, visit any British Columbia Information Centre, or write:  British Columbia Department of Travel Industry, 1019 Wharf Street, Victoria, B.C. SUNSHINE   COAST   DIRECTORY  ACCOUNTANTS  W. PHILIP GORDON  CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT  Room 208, Harris Block  Gibsons  Ph. Bus. 886-2714; Res. 886-7567  AUTOMOTIVE  SERVICES  NEED/.1KB?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the  S-BENDS oa  Highway 101  Phone 886-27Q0  AUTOMOTIVE - PARTS  SALES and SERVICE  -��� Rotor Lather service for  Disc brakes and Drum  Brakes.  ��� Valve and Seat Grinding  ALL MAKES SERVICED  DATSUN SPECIALISTS  AL JAMIESON  JAMIESON AUTOMOTIVE  Gibsons      Phone 886-7919  BANKS  ;  ROYAL BANK OF CANADA  GIBSONS Branch-Ph. 886-2201  SECHELT Branch-Ph. 885-2201  HOURS  Gibsons: Mori. - 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 aan. r 3 p.m.  Fri, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Sat., 10 a.m. - 3 p.m  BUILDING SUPPLIES  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES  (1971) LTD.  LUMBER PLYWOOD  CONCRETE PRODUCTS  READY MIX CONCRETE  Phone 886-2642  "A complete buildihg service"  TWIN CREEK LUMEfR  & BUI10IHG SUPPLIES Lfd.  f Everything for your building  needs  Free Estimates  Gibsons Sechelt  886-2291-2 885-2288-9  L &HSWANSONLTD.  READY-MIX CONCRETE  Sand and Gravel ' ��� :  BACKHOES  Ditching -Excavations  Porpoise Bay Road  885-9666. Box 172, Sechelt, B.C.  WINDSOR PLYWOOD  (THE PLYWOOD PEOPLE)  Construction  Plywood  Fancy Panels  Doors,   Bifolds,   Insulation  Sidings  and   all accessories  Delivery  Highway 101, Gibsons  Phone 886-9221  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  BOUTIN BULLDOZING  Clearing ��� Landscaping  Backhoe Work  Phone 886-9824  R.R. 2 Gibsons  SHOAL DEVaOPMENT LTD.  (Septic Tanks ��� Ditching  Excavating - Land Clearing  Road  Building  Gravel & Fill  886-2830  CABINET MAKING  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  Hardwood Specialists  Custom Designed Furniture  Kitchen and Bathroom  Cabinetry  Remodelling  R. BIRKIN  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  Phone 886-2551  CLEANERS  ARCOSHEEN  We Clean Carpets,  Chesterfields, etc.  No Soap Buildup  Stay Clean Longer  FREE ESTTIMATES  TOM SINCLAIR  Box 294, Seohelt  Phone 885-9327  12 - 1 or after 5 p.m.  CONSTRUCTION  CEMENT DRIVEWAYS  Free estimates  Bank financing available  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPUES  8: a.m. to 5: p.m. Mon to Sat  (1971) LTD.  Phone 886-2642.  STUCCO  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRY  GAMBIER CONSTRUCTION  FRANK FRTTSCH  886-9505, Box 522,  Gibsons J  SOUND CONST.  Coastal and Island  Contracting for  Seawalls, Boathouses, etc.  G. Wallinder 886-9307  MORRffi'S CONCRElf ~~  Driveways - Walks  Placing _s Finishing  . Floors - Patios -Stairs  Box 884, Sechelt, Ph. 885-9413  FREE ESTIMATES  TURENNEBROS.  CEMENT   CONTRACTOR  Foundations  Floors, Driveways,  Sidewalks,   Patios.  R.R.  1, Gibsons  Phone 886-9977 or 886-7022  STAN HILSTAD ROOFING  DUROID,  SHAKES  OR REROOFING  R.R.   1,  Port Mellon Highway  Gibsons Phone 886-2923  ROBERTS CRfEK DRY WALL  Taping and Filling by hand  and Machine  Spraytex Sparkle Ceilings  Free Estimates at any time  GOOD SERVICE  Phone 886-7193  CHAIN  SAWS  SECHELT CHAIN SAW CENTRE  LTD.  SALES & SERVICE  Chain Saws ��� Outboards  Boats ��� Marine Supplies  Sechelt 885-9626  DRY CLEANERS  1  HR.  COIN-OP DRYCLEANERS  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  or spring cleaning  Containers available  ELECTRIANS  BLAIR ELECTRICAL  Contracting & Engineering  Residential - Commercial  Wiring  Phone 886-7816  ~~SIM ELECTRIC Ltd.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  JANITOR SERVICE  Welcome to  the  Floorshine Coast  HOWE SOUND  JANITOR SERVICE  Specialists in   Cleaning  Floor Waxing, Spray  Buffing, Window Cleaning  RUG SHAMPOOING  Phone  886-7131,  Gibsons  .     MACHINE SHOP  PLUMBING (Cont'd)  SURVEYORS  At the Sign of the Chevron  HAL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERVICE Ltd.  Arc & Acty Welding  Machine Shop  Steel Fabricating  Automotive - Marine Repair  Marine Ways  Standard Marine Station  Phone 886-7721  Res. 886-9956  MARINE SERVICES  PAZCO FIBREGLASSING  Complete Marine & Industrial  Repairs  14 & 16 ft. Canoes  6Yzt 8, 10 and 17J_ Runabouts  Used Boat Sales  FREE ESTIMATES  Ph. 886-9604 or 886-9111  MOVING & STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage  Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone 886-2664 - RR. 1, Gibsons  NURSERY  MACK'S NURSERY  Sunshine Coast Highway  Shrubs,   Fruit   Trees,   Plants  Landscaping,    Pruning   Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  Phone 886-2684  OPTOMETRIST  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  " FOR APPOINTMENTS  886-2248  SECHELT MONDAYS  Phone 885-9712  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 ��� PIPEFITTING  STEAMFFETING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All work Guaranteed  REFRIGERATION  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  JOHN HARRISON  REFRIGERATION  and Appliance Servicing  also used appliances for sale  PRATT ROAD, GIBSONS  Phone 886-9959  RETAIL STORES  F C       &       S  HARDWARE  &  APPLIANCES  Sechelt ��� 885-9713  EATONS BUY-LW  CALL 886-7515  Gibsons B.C.  ROBERT W. ALLEN  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  Sechelt Lumber Building  Wharf St. Box 607  Seohelt B. C.  Office  885-2625 Res.  885-9581  LAND SURVEYING  R0Y_WA6OAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  SIGN PAINTING  ROBERTS SIGNS  *��SIGNS OF ALL KINDS"  DUNC ROBERTS  1653 Marine Drive  P.O. Box 747, Gibsons  Phone 886-2862  T.V. & RADIO  NEVENS'TV  Service Depot for  PHILIPS ��� ZENITH  R.C.A. - ADMIRAL  FLEETWOOD  DEALER  Phone 886-2280  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  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES  NOTIONS, etc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE  TO ALL MAKES  FABRIC HOUSE  Marine Drive  Gibsons  886-7525  SUNSHINE COAST TV  SALES & SERVICE LTD  ADMIRAL - ELECTROHOME  and ZENITH DEALERS  Gordon Oliver - Ed Nicholson  "IN THE HEART OF  DOWNTOWN SECHELT."  Box 799,  Sechelt  Phone 885-9816  CLOSED ON MONDAYS  TOWING  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  LTD.  SCOWS   ���  LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moving  & Log Towing  Phone 885-9425  TRAILER  PARK  Coast News, Mar. 27, 1974. H  Negotiations on  Indian rights fo  land progressing  By Harry Olaussen, MJP.  Coast Chilcotin  Many,Canadians know little  about the Canadian Indian.  Their only experience and  knowledge come either from  beer-parlour . encounters or  from Hollywood in the form  of movies where they are usually stereotyped as scalp  hunters and  undesirables/  History books and school  text-books have dbne a disservice to the Indian people  in the past and perhaps helped to contribute towards  school drop-out rate that has  not only been way out of line  but has also been indicative  of a school system that failed  to serve the interests of this  native minority group.  In the field of Indian Affairs the average person would  probably be surprised to learn  that there had not been any  formal . arrangement to respect the hereditary rights of .  the Indian people in B.C.  He would also be surprised  to learn that Indian' people  from 1878, just a few years  after B.C. joined Confederation, had been pressing their  case for a just and fair agreement to have their hereditary  rights recognized1.  -Little has been done by the  government regarding such representations. The force of a  white dominated government  and society gradually had the  effect of eliminating the interest that many Indian people had! in the subject of aboriginal rights.  However, recent events and  proddings by some of my colleagues such as Frank Ho!ward  (NDPnSkeena) and Wally  Firth (NDP- Northwest Territories) have helped to move  the government in the right  direction.  Recently an agreement in  principle * had been made between the Government of Canada and the Union of B.C.  Indian (Chiefs that the subject  of the Land Question -was going to be negotiated between  those two groups.  There is no doubt that a lot  of credit must go to those Indian people who kept this subject alive themselves over the  years. Without their persistent  voices such progress as is taking place would never have  occurred.  There is also no doubt that  a minority government has resulted in a more responsive attitude on the part of the government and members of the  NDP caucus feel justified in  trying to keep parliament in  operation until sudh time as  the government fails to respond to the needs of the people.  RENTALS  SUNSHINE COAST TRANflt PAM   PldygrOUflClS  WW  1   ItTilA Was* a# r.ikcAn.   m������ f -_P  designer projects  G & E PLUMBING  & HEATING LTD.  Certified Plumber,  Box 165 Gibsons, BC.  Phone 886-7638  New installations, renovations,  repairs, hot water heating,  sewer clearance pump repairs  & installations. Duct work.  24 HOUR SERVICE  Domestic Commercial  Industrial  PENINSULA PLUMBING  HEATING & SUPPLIES  Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES & SERVICE  Port Mellon ��� Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  Ray Coates ��� 886-7872  Concrete     Torm     Rentals  for all types of basements  Complete instuctions  . provided  Please Contact  RSHER FORM RENTALS  (Rental Shop, Davis Bay)  Phone 885-2612  885-2848  Eves.   885-2359  1 Mile West of Gibsons, Hiway  Laundromat  Extra Large Lots  and Recreation Area  Parklike Setting  Phone 886-9826  TRANSPORT  DOUBLE R  TRUCKING LTD.  EXCAVATING ��� SAND  GRAVEL ��� FILL  Phone 886-7109  SHEET METAL  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,  Sechelt  P. V. SERVICES LTD  LOG HAULING  CONTRACTORS  Direct all enquiries to  Dispatcher -  883-2733  days & evenings  TREE TOPPING  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD  Marv   Volen,   Phone   886-9597  Clean  up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW  Top tall trees adjacent to  building.  Ron Davies, representing a  Vancouver designer of playing  fields, outlined to the school  board at last week's meeting  what could be done for Elphinstone school grounds.  Mr. Davis, invited by Trustee Peter Prescesky, made a  (check and informed the board  his firm would design the field  and supervise a trade contract  or board construction, or it  field. The cost was estimated  would design and build the  at $4,800.  The matter was turned over  to the buildings and grounds  committee for study with the  added suggestion that development should include the Kinsmen swimming pool, tennis  courts  and  parking.  WANT SOMETHING DONE?  You'll find the help yon need  in the Directory 146 salmon heads turned in  A total of 146 salmon heads  were turned in to Fisheries  Service head depots during  the December-January period  lllll chinook and 35 coho. Of  these, 123 contained coded  wire tags. Each nose-tagged  fish was identified by the absence of the small fleshy f3n  on the back just in front of  the tall fin. Each tagged head  turned in paid a reward of $3.  Mr. P. Nassichuk of Powell  River and Mr. N Nishio of  Nanaimo were the two lucky  $1100 bonus draw winners. Mr.  Nassichuk's fish, a two year  old! chinook released from the  Capilano hatchery, Was caught  at Powell River. Mr. Nishio's  fish, a two year old chinook  released from the Nooksack  hatchery was caught at Har-  mac.  The distribution pattern has  hardly changed since the Oct.-  Nov. collection period. Canadian hatchery chinook, found  throughout the strait, primarily occupy the northern por-  12 Coast News, Mar. 27, 1974.  tions of the strait while American hatchery chinook still occupy the southern portions.  The most noteworthy phenomenon of the December-January  results was the enormous nun  bers of chinook salmon caught  off Powell River. The majority  of marked chinook from both  Qualicum and Capilano hatcheries came from this area.  Most of the coho salmon  were caught in and around  Saanich Inlet, a known winter  rearing area. Qualicum Hatchery coho are found (to occupy  the western side of the strait,  while Capilano Hatchery coho  move south and west and are  caught in good numbers in  Saanich Inlet. American coho  show in very small numbers  and four only caught in Saanich Inlet.  OIL NOTED IN 1789  The  existance  of  oil North  of the 60th parallel has been  known since 1789 when Alexander    Mackenzie    found   oil  seeps    along    the    Mackenzie  River near Norman Wells.  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons 886-2827  Thurs., Fri., Sat. March 28, 29, 30  ^       Matinee, Saturday, 2:00 p.m.  TOM SAWYER  GENERAL  Sun, Mon, Tues. March 31, April 1, 2  BADGE 373  MATURE ��� Warning, Frequent swearing and  eoars- language. .  YOU'LL  OUR VALUES!  Mb^'  CO-OP\  %bb  ASPARAGUS TIPS ^t^y        59c  NIBLETS ��� r....... _______ 3 ^89e  APPLE JUICE 1ST_rE 6,0,95c  INSTANT COFFEE ^f��� _ $2.15  LUNCHEON MEAT S^t ?���L 69c  FLAKED TUNA SfiSL1^.  PEANUT BUTTER ^Jrt~- $1.59  CAKE MIXES 2T?_ ���  BROOMS   5 string, light -    $l*59  CANDY    Reg. 49c     Zfor 7 VC  POTATO CHIPS TZ rcH 53c  DOG, CAT FOOD * _pto._.__. 6,0,85c  SHORTENING >T;��, 57c  COOKING OIL ZT��- $1.69  TP A   hirr    NABOB Green Label QC^  TEA BAGS ioos ___         ope  PRICES EFFECTIVE Thurs., Fri.. Sat., March 28,29,30  Red Hot  Special  TOMATO JUICE  LIBBY'S Fancy  48 oz. tin  2;or89c  QUALITY MEATS  BONELESS, TOP CUT  ROUND STEAK ROAST  Can. A-l  or A-2 __  CUT AND WRAPPED  FRONTS of BEEF  Can. Grade A-l  or A-2 ��__-___  $1/79  89c  lb.  SIDE BACON Rmdiess, i^.'pkg. ______-i $1.19  BOLOGNA  Top Quality-  Piece .  69c  FRESH PRODUCE  FRESH SPRING  ASPARAGUS STE..  BULK CARROTS S?S _       4 lbs 49c  APPLES ���STZJ3���---,--_- 5 ,b,$l  nirilMDEDC  LONG English _10_*  IUIUF-DLIy)   B.C. Hothouse, No. 1    ~^^ ea.  YOUR  Phone 886-2522  COOP  FOOD SERVICE CENTRE  WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES  Gibsons B.C.  I  ���  1 ___ i   4j rt.<*|y*,,��yv.:

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