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 ^.Tw.t... wtt__&>fJi .-  H_ti-l->��j<-.��%���.t..----i-<  PrCfViac.Ial fcibrary.,  Victoria,  B*  C,  Printed and Published at Gibsons, B.C.  10c per copy  Volume 27-   Number 8, February 20; 1974..  y*  i   ,  School budget  increased by  salary boosts  ' Tbe school district budget  for this year totals $��,817,040v,  This includes $2>537,510 fbr  tipa&ting, $39,400 non-operating and $239,100 for.debt ser  , vices plus $1,000 capital if,ap-.  proved.  'The 1974 operating budget  at $2,537,510 is $222,957 over  the 10% increase.allowed each,  year.  Thia fium the school board.  will f&ye to' finance itself k SMI:  dep^ftment allows each board"  to increase last year's budget  fey 10% thus making a budget  110% of last year. Any sums  shown* above ihe 11*0%, become  an UttShareable 'expense for the  board, ^    - **. - -  The breakdown of the budget'^hows instruction (salaries  and supplies) absorbed 73.26%,;  operatibn 10A&%; maintenance  5.86% * transFkxrtatio-i 5.81%;  administration 4.07% and auxiliary services .88%. Y'.%���"���":." '"  -.   .     ^'->    ^-*,r*\  Letters to Editor  : rEditor:jlt seems health Care  on the|Sunshine Coast has taken a t^ckward step. In thejpast  ,the "two *" Medical Clinics at-  Gibsons and: Stedhelt both had l  after hours coverage ,,by} h&v-  inV;k;do^r\o^vcall.;r _  1Now.^ram;told1 (by, Gibsons  tssue  the mystification rsurardundang (  the two motions ^rh}ch' $��e^  board had'^ ho  choiceYbut ,|o f'  pass. The ministers^ ^ he)porjtj'ik"f  expected .to be^yailabl^^tip^Jt-  wards, the end of the n^tp^  The SchoolFea����bUity-wffi*-y  mittee ,repor1ing^on ite'^u<3^*r  of sohool.preipises,.if^m^e^^4  ed^ that" the chool Jxbpn&'fi8$��,  ceed immediately w��th"a')i$ri3&-��~'  Two motions passed by the    paration by Ministe^of J[&$ca!-v  school board last week-'have     .^J3^ Daply.. .^port'sjl^vef  re-opeiied the  problem  of  a  junior "secondary school at Se-^  chelt. (While it was not explicitly explained, at the board  meeting, .the, origin of the desire -for   the. motions   come_  from thev department of education in Victoria.  .Motion number one states  that aka. result of the Comf-r  munity Feasibility study- on  Elphinstone school replacement, priority was given for  two schools, one at Gibsonis  and the other at Sechelt. This  motion _feb states that additional, financing would be required above 'the ,fire insurance^ on Elpihinstone school;  the sum- mentioned was $2,-  00il,200.      ^      -    _   .  .Moition, number .two cites  that in the event of failing sieh  ceptance of amotion >.��� number  one, "the minister be requested  to. ,apiprove the- borrowing of  $S3$60& for immediate con-  structidn <bf a junior-senior  secondary facility at Gibsons  Zand.- that Yfjhancial arrangements for a junior ^secondary  fac-lity'~?a�� >��� -tecBieljt * be{- made  ,later.,       ,    .-        ,r     -���.    -  - Both motions were passed at  the request 6_ Secietary-treas-  -urer-^J.> S. ."_jfetzler who -pre-  sented- the' necessary, documen  senior   secondary * s��hb(0-% ''at  Gibsons 'and that it  preiMf^Y  for' a junior secondary ;sxljjp-��Tv  in the Seohelt &re$,{ last'De-*  cember. _ >     - - \YY~;  ^This report was��� delivered.^  by Trustee 'Pat Mui^hy^c-iair- \  man ,of the coinmitt^.>'A^_o.^  tion by Trustees Peter lyjaa^.  cesky and. John McLeodYknati  the recommendation be iniple^  Target10,000  hopes to get  outfitted van  The Sunshine Coast Co-or'-  mented was approved byVtheY donating Council and Health  board. The board then decided | and Human Resources an-  to send a letter of appreciatibov nounces Target 10.000.  to the feasibility committee" , |pUrppse^ of Targ'et 10,000 is  for its work. At the ssu^rfime\ to purchase a completely out-  the oomanittee turned' <**&�� t��^ .fitted van, to seat 12 to 15-'  the board a complete t_bula- _f' passengers. As health is the  tion p,f its findings'* coverings' key word, this van would pro-  seven possible school.,,.unit t vide transportation for patients  situations. ^.      'Y; -'-"of all ages to the out-patienti  The   board   next   voted/jln")departments    0f    St.'.Mary's  favor of a motion that _T_6tee  ^Hospital, tb "the Medical Clin-  az&t>0;'4f&>yi n..s  ..__. >;contact -v,-- -.-.-,  Who is on call' "foii[the-whole  Sunshine^ Coast. ' " . N ' * ���  ,,' "An'emergency'which'.could  have tbeen treated at the Gibsons Clinic; now has to be taken to St. Mary's Hospital. It is  obvious that people requiring  immedi_te life-saving- attention are not going to get it  soon enough.  Informed sources tell me  that the doctors are on call  only one night in eight. Not  exactly over-burdened. ,  As, a nurse and mother I  feel strongly that the-citizens  needx better ��� health care than  this.  ���(Mrs.), JOY GRAHAM.  Hawaiians to  present concert  As the result of a visit to  Hawaii recently, Gilbert Joe  ^announces a troupe of Polynesian players -will perform at  a free admission concert Sun-  * day afternoon in Sechelt'e Le-  .gion Hall.   -  The event, which starts at  - 2:30 p.m.,comes as the result of  " the'players   making   appearances .in Vancouver and as a  gesture of friendship to Gilbert and Sechelt "Indian Band  friends decided to visit Sechelt.  Among the  artists ���- will be  Jessie Makooka and.Maui Lu  plus hula maidens..Gilbert Joe  welcomes  all   to" attend  this  . presentation.  School holidays  A spring schooi holiday occurs  from March 25  to 29, a full  week. School will resume on -  Monday, April 1~.  This was- announced at last  Thursday night's, school board  meeting by Supt. of Schools R.  R. Hanna, wbo added that  Good iFridiay and Easter. Monday will be bolidaysi, also May  und  is  a - report  condfernihg\, what with consideration for.7a second  ,-hasbeen, described as. a White - sqhool is  precisely' the  same  "Paper, covering changes in the as the motion the board passed  educational system under -pre- last Sept. 27.  T5ie   motion   5%bi^ending. ^diitings.  The , possibilities^ are  reconstruction   of_- Elphinstone '^uite limitl'eWs.' , -"' ""'"  .^t. j.     _���_!_'___._._ * ^a        T__is;project needs.your help  Danny writes Gibsons song  Dan Propp, a graduate of  Elphinstone school wno has  cut quite, a swath in Vancouver's publicity circles, has  written a couple 'of songs involving/parts of the Stmshine  Coast. lEIere is^what he w]_y>te  in a letter-to the edior:  'It's been' a r long time, since  we communicated ebut from the  enclosed, (a cassette) you will  Y probably realize that at least  a pant of- one*s heart remains.  in Gibsons.'  'The tape includes two songs  I have written, namely Gibsons Landing and Keats Island.  It seems to" me that both songs  should be recorded and sold at  .the local level by an organization such as the Kinsmen club,  Educational TV  school problem  During discussion on elementary school library affairs at  last week's school board* meeting the subject of educational  TV facilities was brought up  bzr Alan Crane, elementary librarian.  Points on its usefulness as  an educational factor resulted  , in the board asking Mr. Crah_  to arrange - ^a demonstration.  The , board understood there,  were organizations available  for such a demonstration. As a  result lihere should "be one at  1 the' March 14 meeting in Sechelt. (See Mr. Crane's library  report on Page Two,)  $100 WINNER  Gibsons lions Club 400 club  winner for Feb. 15- was E. J.  20, Victoria Day. Public schools McflPlhee and-the winning tick-  will close for the summer, on et was drawn by Ewart Mo-  June 26. lVtynn.  &  as a fund-raising project. Perhaps some of the elementary  pupils    could    provide    some  background sounds . . .'  So if any of the Kinsimeln  s want-to take over>the recorded!  1 cassette or if the' elementary  school is interested the cassette  is at the Coast News awaiting  you.   '' ' '  Revision Court  dates announced  \ -  - Y  The provincial assessor's office at New Westminister has  announced a' change of dates'  in the March sitting of the  Court of Revision in Gibsons.  Previous dates were March  18 to 22. These dates have been  changed to Thursday, March 7.  Friday, March \f&, Monday,  March 11 and Tuesday ,M_ritihi  12.   .     ' ' .    "     ������>       '       ,  This Court of' Revision < will  _it in Gibsons Municipal hall  for the hearing of appeals from  ,people living' on the Sunshine  Coast.  Day of Prayer  r  .The 'World  Day  _f Prayer  will be held on Friday, Mairfchi  1 at 1:30 p.m. in Bt. Bartholomew's Anglican Church, North  jRoad! and Hwy 101.  A service will also (be held  at 2 p.m. March 1 in St. Aidan's Anglican Church, Roberts  Creek.  .  NDP SOCIAL  NDP members of the provincial and federal govern^  ments plan a social during the  coming weekend Harry Olaussen will take part with Don  Lockstead in this event which  will be held in Sechelt.  to1 make the idea of tbis' vehicle a reality. There are approximately 10,000 residents  on the Sunshine Coast,'so*you  can' see how small a contribution is necessary from all of us  to get*this Community Transportation Service.  Have you seen Snoopy in the  past issues of this newspaper?  He*will introduce Target 10,-  000, bn Feb. 23. This is quite  an undertaking for ovist well-  known friend, ��� but' with, your  help, he will succeed.  The Council was formed in  July, 11973 in order to identify  the health, social, recreational  and educational needs on the  Sunshine Coast, and to co-ordinate all of the groups which  had been "working separately  ��� or alone so that unified! action  could be taken to meet the  needs. Some of the needs identified were: Home-maker service, family counselling, mental health service, crisis lines,  transportation service, intermediate care centre, meals on  wheels.  Among the committees formed was the Information Cen-  ,tre. and Counselling Service  Committee wflii'oh plans to assist families, and the transport  Station committee which plans  to' provide transportation services to the ill and disabled.  The  SOCCHHR is working  toward unifying all fund raising activities in the community in order to avoid countless  1 knocks on your dbor. In tiie  meantime,   the   transportation  'committee has moved in high  gear with Target 10,000.  Valentine party hears pipers  ���� With about 200 persons present, the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Branch  109, entertained- the OAP  Branch 38 at a Valentine Party  in Gibsons Legion Hall Thursday night of last week.  After a smorgasbord dinner,  Jean Milward and her young  dancers gave a variety,of dances   headed!   by   a   Charleston  done by Mrs.  Milward. Next  came' a chorus of Bunnies fea-,  turing  Karen Boothroyd',   Suzanne  Cottrell,   Cheryl Doug- f  las, Sheila -teynolds and Tracy '  Skytte,  followed  by a lively  Tarentella by  Susan  Francis,  Rebecca    Goodwin,    Christine  Irvine and Kelly Red_baw. A  tap  routine depicting English  Bobbies  was done  by  Karen  Boothroyd and Eileen Connor.  Christine Irvine gave a ballet  interpretation of My Funny  Valentine.  Next came the swirl of the  bagpipes as the Sechelt Legion Pipe Band had all toes  tapping to their selections' of  Scottish melodies.  The entertainment concluded with dances by June Mandelkau of the Elizabeth Johnstone School of Dancing. Slie  performed the Sword Dance.  Seanntrubhas, and Irish Jig to  the accompaniment of piper  Tommy Richardson.  The auxiliary thanks all .the  young people and the Seohelt  Pipe Band (for their time and  talents" in helping to make the  evening such a success.  Museum move considered  nun  nan  Ward costs up  Hospital costs are continuing  to rise and costs at St. Mary?is  Hospital in Sechelt are no exception.  As a result it is announced,  with regret, that the private  room rate will be doubled'  from $4 to $8 per day.  Reports that Gibsons council ' is considering turning the  Museum space at the Municipal Hall over to the school  board for office purposes has  released some protests.  One of theni is a letter to the  Coast News by an official and  a member of the Museum Society. The letter reads: ,  * '-'It has come to the attention  of the Museum Society that the  Village Council is going to ask  them to vacate the premises  on the lower level of the municipal building in order to  rent, the said premises.  The display in the museum  is the result of yeans of dedicated work which entailed the  acquisition of priceless artifacts, many of which were donated in trust to the museum  by various of our founding fathers. Included are many records of community organizations.  "During the  tourist  season  we have many visitors' who  find the display most interesting. Many school classes  visit it for educational reasons  during the winter months.  ".  "We have no other space' available and as these premises  wer�� officially opened as a  museum by the Premier of the  province, we feel the community would be breaking a trust  is asked to vacate with no  to many people if the museum  place to go.  ���Norah Hill, .membership  secfy.  Eileen Glassford, life-member."  There have been reports of  discussions between the council, school board and museum  officials but nothing official  has been offered beyond the  fact that no denials have been  forthcoming.  Museum society officials  ���have called a meeting of all  members to discuss the iasue. a     Coast News, Feb. 20, 1974.  Librarian seeks better services  ���Subscription Rates: British Columbia $4j5Q per year,  $2.50 for six months; Canada except B.C. $5.00 per year,  United States and Foreign $8.50 per year.  Published Wednesdays at Gibsons, BC.  Fred Cruice, Editor and Publisher  Second Class Mail registration number 0794. Re'rurn  postage guaranteed.  Phone 886-2622        P.O. Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  A two-horse rider?  Will and Ariel Durant in their soul-searehings from  the pages of their History of Civilization have come to  the conclusion that year by year the role of Western governments in the economy rises while the share of the private sector declines.  While this should not be confined to what-are called  socialist governments, chiefly NDP, there is a fair amount  of the declining! private sector being invaded by our present Liberal government. .  Which brings us around to Premer Barrett's budget  of last week in the provincial legislature, and in view of  the size of the budget to the comment that if the government was to declare a dividend on its surplus it would  make private enterprise look like small fry. However it  does declare a dividend in the form of increasing social  benefts so one should not complain except to wonder  about the effect of socialist government surpluses in the  field of criticism held against private enterprise and its  surpluses. If private enterprise is supposed to get along  with less why should the flow of public money be poured  through socialist channels and demed private enterprise  ��� which is going to be with us for some time yet, hobbled  perhaps but still with us ''���*��� and perhaps increase the  trend of inflation.  It would appear as though our NDP governments  are setting themselves up to be controllers of our economy -at top level. There are dangers in this, dangers which  have brought the end of other such types of government.  Premier Barrett however is striving to straddle two  horses, free enterprise and socialism. Perhaps he has. read  a great deal from the experiences of other governments  which set out on a socialistic path.  His budget is described by him as a Resource Dividend Budget. There is one interesting paragraph which  reads as follows:  'Despite major innovative social policies, ou,r government has been prudent.. .None of the spending programs  proposed "will require an increase in tax rates for the  individual citizens."  This sounds somewhat strange coming from a government which was heir to a tremendous accumulation  of surpluses from the previous Socred regime and the  fact his government also showed a substantial surplus;  He could reduce taxes and, still show a worthwhile surplus. However as we are unable to read what is going on  in his mind perhaps we should be happy that he did not  increase taxation.  Help for householders  If you would like to join an association which will  give you a chance to express your opinion regardng the  municipal affairs of the village of Gibsons, why not show  up at the monthly meeting of the newly formed Gibsons  Householders Association. This meeting will occur Thursday night in the Elementary school; library at 8 p.m.  With the municipal situation showing signs of getting somewhat deeper into your pocketbook it would be  to your satisfaction to know what is going on iri that  respect. So householders, not ratepayers solely, will be  able to use the association meetings as a means of finding  what is going on and if you feel in the mood, blow off a  little steam.  t. ������������'���  5 to 25 years ago  Five Years Ago  The vote to build a 35 bed  addition to the St Maryfs  Hospital resulted in a vote of  1.197 in favor and 64 against.  With a parking ban imposed  on Gibsons wharf by federal  authority order Gibsons parking problem has worsened.  With costly projects mounting   Sechelt's   Mayor   Wjlliam  Swain  warns   council  against  unwise expenditures.  10 Years Age  Gibsons and Sechelt council  object to having to OK school  board budgets on short notice.  Hon. Phil Gaglardi to do some-  Tony Gargraye MLA asks  thing about the bridge at Gran  tharris because of heavy traffic.  Skinless sausages were advertised at three pounds per  dollar.  Both Gibsons and Secfielt  councils favor a no-toil charge  on phoning between Port Mellon and Sechelt.  15 Years Ago  Post offices have been established at Garden Bay and Egmont.  Harvey Hubbs was appointed chairman of a committee  set up to organize a movement  to get a hospital built closerl  to the centre of population.  20 Years Ago  Selma Park and Sechelt residents complain about a more  than M_ 00 percent increase in  costs of consumer water.  Gibsons council sets a 20  mill rate to gather $9,971 in  taxes. Total village budget is  $29,110.  Cougar hunting dogs have  been brought into Wilson  Creek area to track down a  family of cougars.  25 Years Ago  Mrs. F. Huggins of Davie  Bay has opened a branch of  the Provincial Government  Lending Library.  Owing to cold weather and  slippery roads the annual meet  ing of the Liberal association  has been postponed.  Harry Sawyer was elected  president of Sechelt's Legion  branch with And!y Johnson  and Syd Mackay as vice-presidents   ���    '������������.  By Allen J. Crane  Elementary -Librarian  Ever since my appointment  in 1969 as district librarian I  have 'been endeavouring to acquaint the school board with  the inadequacy of school lib-  . rary facilities and services in  . the district and attempting to  persuade them to take positive  steps to remedy the situation.  More than four years later, I  am sorry to say that the progress made in this regard has  been negligible.  - Langdale, Madeira Park and  Roberts Creek Elementary  Schools still have libraries  wihich are not only woefully inadequate with regard to size  but are also available half of  the time anyway because they  double as remedial teaching  areas; there is still no real librarian service for those schools  nor for Pender Harbor Secon4-  dairy school and the one and)  two-roomed schools.  Teacher sponsors, aides and  a  distract librarian wittti responsibilities for the maintenance of collections in smaller,  schools together with responsibility for  the  district's col4*  lection  of  resource  materials  cannot take the place of school  librarians. Without such person  nel, the vigorous .promotion of  good books, the training in research and library skills, and  tlhe  love  of  and  respect  for?  books resulting from a student  librarian -relationship   remain  highly necessary and desirable .  but     unrealised     educational )  goals.  No, Child  should leave  elementary   school   unable   to  use the library to the best of, ,;  his or her ability. Half of 'in^  formation  is  knowing   where *  to find it. >  In support of my contention  that improvements in library  plant facilities and services are  7long overdue in this district, _��'7  quote as I have done in pre^ ,  vious,reports from the Survey '  of B.C. School Libraiti.es conducted orit-behalf of  the department of education in 1061;-  1962 (called the Levirs Report  after its chairman, F.IP. Levirs)  and from other sources:  Recommendation: As a realistic goal, each elementary  school wlith an entitlement of  two teachers should establish  a collection of 1,000 well selected books. Schools with 100  or more pupils should have at  , least .# books per pupil in an  active and up-to-date collection  adding books annually until a-  bout 5,000 volumes are available. Schools with enrollments  over 500 pupils should have a  book collection of 5,000 vo%  umes plus 5 books for each add  itional. pupil over the 500 enrolled. Although below the  standards recommended, this  is a desirable and attainable  goal under, present conditions  of expanding school populations. ..  Insofar as the schools serviced by the district library are  concerned, the budget for  books is quite satisfactory. Progress in the matter of the book  collections for Langdale, Madeira Park and Roberts Creek  Elementary Schools and ' the  circulating collection continues  to be made, although- the annual addition of new books is, to  some extent, offset by the discarding of old and worn out  volumes which it is necessary  to make  The collections for the three  schools mentioned with separate library premises are now  a little over half way toward  the realistic goal of 5,000 volumes for schools enrolling lfoo  or more pupils. (Levirs Report,  1964) Before that goal is achieved, 'however, new library  premises will be needed as the  present facilities are already  crowded insofar as book storage .is concerned and are totally inadequate insofar as pupil accommodation is concerned.  My specific recommendations  with regard to the establishment of good library service'  in this .School District, similar  -to those made in previous  years, are as follows:  Build adequate libraries, at  least < .'1,500,    and    preferably  3,150 square feet in accordance  with the standards of the Canadian School Librarians? Asso-,  ciatioh at .Langdale, Madeira  Park and Roberts Creek Elementary Schools retaining the  rooms which are now pressed  into library service, for remedial teaching, use by public  health personnel and so forth  . and to ease the acute storage'  problems at these, schools.  Abolish the use of libraries  in small schools for remedial  teaching areas or for any purposes other than those of lib-,  rary resource centres.  Retain full-time librarians at  Elphinstone, Gibsons and Sechelt Schools.  Employ one full-time , librarian to serve Langdale, Roberts  Creek and Madeira Park Elementary schools on a six day  cycle, two days'per cycle at  each school.  One half-time" librarian for  piehder Harbor Secondary  school and full-time paid library aides for Pender Harbor,  Elphinstone, Gibsons and Sechelt schools. Three fifths paid  aides .for TLangdale, Roberts  Creek and Madeira Park Eler  mentary schools.  In-service concentration on .  teachers in the effective use of  education programmes for all  school and district resource  centres. As was the case last  year, the major portion of tlhe  audio-visual. budget has been  spent on making additions to  the district's collection of 16m  films. At 57 prints, this represents a respectable stmall collection of films which are read  ily available to teachers, on one  week loan. The most popular  of the District's films, 'I Know  an Old Lady Who Swallowed  a Fly,' has circulated 40 times  since jt was purchased in April  of 1972, and six other titles  have circulated 30 or more  times. The films have undoubtedly -been shown even more ofr.  , ten since a (film sighed but to  orie teacher m&y be used twice  or more by that teacher and  may 'be used by another teacher at the same school, registering only one circulation.  The district library continues to co-ordinatte orders, for  loan fiims from tlhe National  Film Board of Canada, and  borrows films from several  other, sources   a   number   of  which are'outlined'in page one  of this report. The number of  films borrowed through the  library during 1973 epcceeds  500.  Filmstrips continue to be the  most widely used of media, but  the 16mm sound film has taken  over from the phonograph record as the second most widely  used with 276 circulations over  the year, an increase of almost  20% over 1972. Single concept  8mm silent loop films have  shown a marked increase in  use this year having 223 circulations almost double the figure for 1972.  The overall circulation of resource materials has declined  . somewhat over that of 1972. I  believe that the district's collection of resource materials  could be used at least twice'as  much as it is being used at present; but this could only be -  accomplished with fulMime  vigorous promotion which is  impossible while the persons  responsible for the resource  materials must split their time  between them and school. Ii- .  braries..  At this point, I would like  to draw to the attention o_��  tihe trustees the considerable  number of teaching areas in .  the district's schools which  have either no means of darkening for audio-visual present- -  ations or means so inadequate  as to make any such presentation a washout. Over 60% of  the teaching areas in the district -fall into- this category  withfl'7 teaching areas having  no means of darkening whatsoever. Provision of blackout  facilities is hardly a major cost  factor, and I wish to draw the  attention of the board's: planning committee,,to this deplorable siuation for action. Every  teaching area should fee provided with adequate means of  darkening for audio-visual presentations .  For Real Estate on the  Sunshine Coast  K. CROSBY  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons ��� 886-2481  * DA��L  A THANK YOU!  To all those VALUED CLIENTS who have entrusted their auto insurance requirements to me these  past 25 years or so ��� Thank You!  I shall continue to,.provide service for Fire Insurance and related personal lines -^ through those fine  Companies I have represented for up to 42 yeats*  ancLwhose support is the basis of the service agents  provide.  Your inquiries are invited.    ,  N. RICHARD McKIBBIN  A PERSONAL INSURANCE SERVICE  Let us show you how to  defer your income tax.  Doyouwanttopaytesslrxxrot_xfor1973?Ofoouiem  tew HK)inent�� to drop In aiKi talk about B��gW����l Betlmisfl. l_i-H��Pfiiii.  Here's how they woricUndwthe present Inbo^  tttteataxKfefefraMeainountforyour  ���amed Income upfb a maxlm^^  company pension plan and up to 14,000 for self-  employed people.  These tax deferral* together with any  Income and capital gains they earn, dont  bec-me taxable until you withdraw them;  and If you wait until you retire, chances are  your tax rate will be lower than ft Is now.  ���  So you defer income fax today and you bulkt  ��� nest egg for tomorrow.  Ws can help you chart your R.R.S.P.  program. Dont let this opportunity slip by.  Your plan must be registered before the end  of February to qualify foryour 1073 tax  deferral. Drop In and eee us soon.  Community Corner  Legion 109 L..A. Rummage Sale  Hall,  Feb. 21,  12 to'3  p.m.L  Householders   meeting,   Elem.  School  library, Thurs. 8 p.m.  Gary McDevitt, mq  ROYAL BANK  serving British Columbia  Gibsons  Telephone: 886-2201 warning issued   The food basket  on diptheria  Dr. A. Thores, medical health  oMcer for the Coast-Garibal-  ��� di area, feels we have all become a little complacent about  % diptheria which still has the  potential for very serious consequences to those who are not  immunized or are inadequate-,  ly immunized.  Nurses of Coast-Garibaldi  Health Unit could arrange for  an immunizing course as soon  as possible. This involves three  injections of a combined vaccine, which also provides protection against whooping cough,  and tetanus, given at monthly  intervals. A booster dose was  advised at a 6 - 12 month interval. The course had to' be  modified when given for the ���  first'time'to older children.  "Hon. Dennis Cocke, minister  of health, reports that, the outbreak of diptheria during the  winter of 1972-73 on Vancouver  Island and the Lower Mainland has recurred. So far few  er cases of illness have been  reported.  Since the,.first of the year-  one case has been hospitalized  in Victoria and three healthy  carriers have been identified,  there among-the more than  two hundred contacts examined.  - The major problem since the  beginning of the year has been  in a numlber of isolated centres,  west of Williams Lake. Three -^  apparently unrelated cases of  diphtheria have been reported,  and four .healthy carriers located among their contacts.  -The weather and the distances involved have _made, investigation of this latter outbreak diUficult. The federal  medical services and the provincial public health service  have 'comibinied .forces and  every effort is being made to  contain this incident through1  quarantine ahd treatment measures. '  Mr. Cocke said that although  fully immunized persons have  been fpund to be carrying and  spreading the jdiphtheria bac>- -.  ill_s,.they never become very  ill, and the disease presents  little hazard to them.  At the present time, universal childhood immunization is  the only effective preventive  measure available and Mr.  Cocke again urged all parents,  to see that their children are  fully protected.  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 a.m.  St. Aidan's  Sunday School 10:30 a.m.  Sunday Service 2:30 p.m.  GIBSONS UNITED CHURCH  11:15 a.m., Divine Service  9:30 a.m., Wilson Creek  2:30 p.m., Roberts Creek  ���*       _____^_____-__���_������__������������������������  ROMAN CATHOLIC SERVICES  St. Mary's Church  Father E. G. Lehner  11 a.m. Mass. Sundays  1   Wed., Fri., 7 p.m.  Phone 1185-9526  BAPTIST CHURCHES  886-7449 886-2611  Pastor - Wilbert N. Erickson  'Gibsons  9:30; 10:45 am & 7 pm Sundays  3:30 pm Mon.; 7 pm Tues.  7:30 pm Thursday  Sechelt  10:00; 11:15 am Sundays  3:30 pm Mon.; 7:30 pm Wed.  GIBSON? PENTECOSTAL  Member   P.A.O.C.  Fti-ne 886*7107  Highway and Martin Road  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  '   Morning Worship 11 am.  Evening Service 7:00 pjn.  Wed., Bible Study, 7:30 p.m.  Fri., Accent on Youth. 7:30 pjn.  Pastor G. W. Foster  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  ������Sundays, 10 a.m. & 7 p.m.  Bible Study, Tues., 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  "In His Service ���  At Your Service  Popular Processed Apples  Apples are Canada's national  fruit.    Everyone    knows    the  pleasure,of biting into a crisp  Canadian apple or savoring  a morsel of Mom's homemade  apple pie. Not so long ago these  pleasures were enjoyed only  when fresh apples were available in the fall and early winter But today the'apple industry has made it possible to enjoy them all year long. Controlled aitmo-phere storage  keeps apples at the peak of  their 'just-picked? perfection  and processed apple products  are available in many forms.  About one-third of all apples,  /grown    in   Canada    go    into  processing as their distinctive  flavor makes  them  especially  suitable for this purpose.'  When buying processed, apple products, we are assured  of quality because, like the  fresh, fruit, they must undergo  grading according to government regulations. It is wise to  buy the grade mast suited to  the use. You would choose  Canada Fancy applesauce to  serve for dessert but if it is  to be used as an ingredient in  quick bread or muffins where  appearance is not as important  Canada Choice or Canada  Standard would,be a more economical buy.  Applesauce Raisin Pie  2 14 oz. cans thick applesauce  1 % cups golden raisins     .  1/3 cup brown sugar  1 tblsp. quick-cooking tapioca  Applesauce is  probably the  most popular and versatile of  the   processed   products.   You  will find1 it a real asset to keep  several cans on hand. Here are  two favourite recipes that use  applesauce.  Vz tsp. cinnamon r  JA tsp. salt  1 tblsp. melted butter  1 tsp. finely grated orange rind  Pastry for 2 crust 9-inch-pie  Combine firsft 8 ingredients  and let stand! 15 minutes. line  pie plate with half of pastry.  Fill witlh applesauce mixture  and top w'th remaining pastry.  Brush with milk or melted  butter. Bake 10 minutes at  _50'F, reduce to 350'F for 25  lo 30 minutes longer. .  Applesauce Dessert Squares  1 cup sifted f\our  Vz cup brown suger  % cup soft butter  1 14.oz. can applesauce  2 tblsp. brown sugar  2 tblsp. cornstarch  y* tsp. cinnamon  2A tsp. salt  1 tsp. lemon juice  1 cup shredded coconut  1 beaten egg  Combine   first   two   ingred-  Coast News, Feb. 20, 1974.     3  ients, cut in butter until crumlb  ley. Press into 8-inch square  pan and bake 10 minutes at  350'F. Combine next five ingredients and stir and cook,  until thick ( about 15 minutes).  Add lemon juice. Cool -slightly  and ispread over base. .Combine coconut and egg. Sprinkle  over applesauce mixture. Bake  25 minutes at 350'F. 6 servings.  K. BUTLER REALTY LTD.  2538 Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2000  v 01 \'L0  VOLVO   CARS  & STATION WAGONS  International Trucks &  Recreational Vehicles  PHONE: 278-6291  E. E. (MICKEY) COE  Ben Jacobsen Motors Ltd.  369 No. 3 Road ��� Richmond, B.C.  AUTHORIZED AGENT  INSURANCE CORPORATION  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  AVOID LAST-TkllNUTE LINE-UPS  GET YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS-!) NOW  WE CAN ARRANGE PAYMENTS  Think of it this way:  Energy saved  j    i-  ��� j *  i  *��  ���"  ~)  r  No one has to tell you that the time has come for  all of us to begin using energy resources  responsibly. You probably try to do that already.  But here's another way to look at it: In almost  every case, when you save energy, you save on  your pocketbook too.  Have you looked around your home lately to see  if there are any causes of heat loss that might be,  easily remedied? Here is a checklist that may help  you conserve valuable energy and lower your  heating costs:  TEMPERATURE:  Does your house really have to be as warm  as you have it? You probably would be quite  comfortable at 70�� and when you are  working or active around the house, 65��  - can bet quite adequate. 65�� is also a good  level to leave the house when everyone is  at work or school. Do you want to sleep  better? Try a night at 60��. You may find that  you wake more refreshed. Finally, if you ���  take a winter Vacation or a ski weekend.  55�� is quite adequate and you'll be able to  get temperatures back to a comfortable  level soon after you return.  UNOCCUPIED ROOMS:  There is really no point in paying for valuable  heat for areas you're not using. Try this.  Close the registers or radiator valves of  unoccupied rooms. Where you have electric  baseboards, turn the thermostat down.  Afterwards, check to see if there is any  dampness or condensation. If so. let just  enough heat in to establish a satisfactory  atmosphere. Simple to do but it can save  good money over a winter.  FIREPLACES:  Whenever you're not using your fireplace,  be sure that you keep your damper tightly  closed. If you find that your damper does  not close tightly, or is corroded, or. if your  fireplace does not have a damper, seal off  your fireplace opening with a decorative  panel.' An open fireplace can go unnoticed,  yet be one of the biggest sources of heat  loss in your home!  FURNACE FILTERS:  Here's an item that is often forgotten.  Filters should be cleaned periodically and "  replaced twice a year to ensure efficient  heat transfer to the living areas of the homa  And now is a good time.  FURNACE FANS:  During the cold weather, your furnace fan  should operate almost continually. This  prevents hot and cold spots and provides  better comfort at lower temperatures. If the  fan and motor have bearing oil cups, it is  good maintenance practice to inject 2 or 3  drops of lubricating oil at the same time you  are changing your filters. Naturally, units  that are sealed will not require this attention.  If your fan is belt driven, check that it is not  slipping. (Note: For your own safety, always  shut off the power to the furnace when  lubricating or changing filters.)  DRAPES:  On a bright and sunny winter day, leave  your drapes open and benefit from the sun's  energy. At night and on dull days, keep  them closed for insulation.  These are simple steps that you can take  right now. If you'd like more information on  saving heat through proper insulation and  construction, contact: Customer Advisory  Service. B.C. Hydro.  B.C. HYDRO (��)  Use Energy Wisely  Beat the Energy Crisis Before it Starts. 4    Coast News, Feb. 20, 1974.  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED AM  Phone 886-2622  Deadline ��� Tuesday noon  5c a word, minimum 75c  for op to 15 words  Subsequent Inserttons % price  25c added for bookkeeping on  ���ds  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 Evens  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons, 886-2827  SEE THEATRE AD  ON PAGE 8  ���_. ..-_   - ... ,.      ,i -.     ��� ......i��� ������'  . ������    ��� i��� i i ������ '��� ��� -  Every Monday night at 8 p-m.  Bingo, New TLegion Hall, Gibsons.    : ...   .''.7.;. 7 ��� ���       -.7 ������       ' !  - Feb. 21VYL..A. Royal Canadian  Legion 109, Rummage Sale. Legion Hall, Gibsons, frOm 12 to  3 p.an. ..'..'<  Feb. 27: Important organizational meeting (for Sea Cavalcade '74. Kin Clubhouse (Dougal Park) at 8 p.m. Informal  tion ��� call 886-2968.  Mar. 1: 1:30 p.m. The World  Day of Prayer will be held on  Friday in St. Bartholomew's  Anglican Chiurchv; corner of  North Road and Highway 101.  (AKDOfTHAieC  I wouldlike to tttank Dr.  Mountain and nursing staff of  St. Mary's Hospital for their  attendance to my husband  Canning (Scotty) McBridcs who  died Feb. 5, 1974. Also to the  tenants of our Trailer Court  and' friends for card-, flowers  and donations to BJC. Cancer  Clinic. Thank you.  ���Mary McBride and, family.  LOST  Missing Feb. 16, in the vicinity  of Medical' Clinic and; Drive-  Ins on Hwy 101. Cat,,weighing  approx. 18 lbs. ,old, short fur,  white cheist and: black and! gray  markings, ring markings on  tail, torn. cat. Please, if you  have any information or know.  the whereabouts of him call  886-7886. Dot Rose.  Langdale area, cat, wMte and  orange, pink nose. If you have  found,, please return. Two.Twery  unhappy   children   would,   ap- *  preciate it. Phone 886-7439.  For all your carpentry needs  Call A. SHEPPARD  CONTRACTING  885-2978  WORK WANT�� (Cont'd}  Secretarial work, letters, manuscripts, etc. done in my home.  Phone 886-7111.  Backhoe available for drainage, ditches, water lines, etc.  Phone 886-9579.  Jalica Constr. & Gen Contrac.  New Construction, remodelling  Sewer installation  .  Commercial & Residential  Shaw Road, Gibsons     886-7668  :Y,y    - ������   ��� 886-9815  Wili do any kind of work  around house and garden, also  moving and hauling of any  kind. Phone 886-9503.   We provide a.complete tree service for the Sunshine Coast.  All work insured and guaranteed to your satisfaction.  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES  885-2109  CHIMNEY  SWEEPING  7  ;    Oil Stoves  Phone Ron  Crook,  886-2834  after 5 p.m.   FURNACE INSTALLATIONS  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Financing Available  Call Thomas Heating, 886-7111  CARS, TRUCK mSAtt(Con&   PROPffiTC FOR SALE  MISC. FOR SALE  AUTOPLAN  No line-ups  Obtain your licence  and insurance quickly  Phone MARY at 885-2235  24 hours  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  Corner Trail & Cowrie, Sechelt  HOP WAHID  Volunteer Secretary for Sea  Cavalcade. 'Must be a!ble to  type. Enjoy involvement in an  exciting conxmunity project.  For information call 886-2968.  Able bodied older man required for part time wOrk in garden business. Murray's Garden  & Pet. 886-2919.  Enumerators required to conduct a house to house enumeration of voters in the Village  of Sechelt, for the forth-coming MunicipalJElections. Please  leave your name and phone  number at the 'Sedhelt Municipal Hall.  DEPENDABLE    MAN    WHO7  CAN. WORK WITHOUT SUPERVISION. Earn $14,000 in  a year plus bonus. Contact customers in Gibsons area. Limit-,  ed auto travel. We train. Aitf  Mail J. E. Dick, Pres, South- .  western Petroleum, Box 789,  Ft. Worth, Tex.  Wanted, reliable person to do  part time work on Ohriistjnias  tree farm. Write Box 3014,  Coast News, Gibsons.  WORK WANTED  Snake or rail fences built. Ph.  886-2604.  NEED A PAINTER? Interior,  exterior (when applicable).  Call Ken Corbin, 885-2734 or  write P.O. Box 943, Sechelt.  Free estimates, good references  TYPEWRITER  &  ADDING MACHINE  SALES & SERVICE  Phone 886-7111  Backhoe available on request.  Phone 886-7638.  19 in. Philco B-W portable  ���HC $100. Will consider trade  for good twin or canopy bed.  Phone 886-9190.   4 burner electric stove, good  condition. Phone 886-9304 after 5 p.m.   Zenith wringer washer in  good condition, $35. Ph. 886<-  2753. .    30" 4 burner Kenmore gas  range with gourmet grill, $50.  Also large Coleman furnace  for workshop or rec. room $35.  Phone 886-7168.   6 .pools Lipsett gurdies, $125.  Phone 886r9964 evenings.  ��� I ' |        I      ....        _���! ��� ���        ���.     . ��� -        �� . - I ���^��  Moving,must sell. Large freezer, $100; spinner washer, like  new, $100; aquarium, with light  and aerator, $15; boat and  trailer, $200; with motor $400;  cfhildte bed; chain saw $85;  garden furniture $10; .303 rifle  $30, Al shape; good carpet  blue, 9 x 12, $50; chest of  drawers $8. Phone 886-9229.  'One 6 hp. 2 wheel- tractor with  plow and weed cutter, $195;  One aluminum screen - door,  approx. 36 x 78-in. Open to  offers. Phone 886-7710.   ��� One - propane, stove, $(30. 4th  house down from Park road  on Hwy 101   Used double mattress; automatic Easy washer; Black &  Decker lawn mower, near new.  Phone  886-2668. -  Skidder, John Deere, -40A-  Phone 886-7081.        AUTOPLAN  No line-ups  , Obtain your licence  and insurance quickly  Phone MARY at 885-2235  24 hours   ^  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  Corner Trail & Cowrie, Sechelt  Cedar fence posts, 75c each.  Phone 886-9594.  Used electric and gas ranges,  also oil ranges. C & S Sales. Pb.  885-9713.  Sechelt.  METRES .  Roberta E. Johnson, 886-2546  DIGGING SEWER LINES  Tree Service Cat Work  Gardens Insured  Marvin Volen - 886-9597  BARGAIN CENTRE  Used furniture and household  goods  Bought ��� Sold ��� Traded  Sechelt,  885-9848  AMWAY  Roberta E. Johnson, 886-2546  ~~~"Y.   TUPPERWARE  Roberta E. Johnson, 886-2546.  mm    Y  ���"���'   AUTOPLAN  No line-ups    *  .   Obtain your licence  and insurance quickly  Phone MARY at 885-2235  24 hours  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  Corner __ail& Cowrie, Sechelt  CARS, TRIMS FOR SAlf  1965 Rambler Ambassador, 16,-  000 miles on completely rebuilt  engine. Good brakes, good  tires, reclining seats, tape deck  and radio.  $650.  Ph .886^2512  1968 Ford % ton, combined  with camper, specially designed for 2 people. Truck has 360  cu. in. motor with heavy duty  suspension and 4 speed. Camper has fridge, stove, furnace,  sink, toilet and lots of {storage  space. Will sell as a unit or  the camper by it_elf. Phone  886-2378;  1965 Ford Galaxie 500 XL convertible, 4 speed* 75,000 miles,  good condition.7 $1,000. Phone  886-7447.  1955 Dodge Regent, hardtop, in  good condition, $120. Phone  886-2524.  1971 Chev Caprice. V8 automatic transanission, pdjver  brakes and! Steering. $3500. Ph.  886-7447. ,__^  1961 Chev, good mechanical  condition, excellent transpor- -  tation. $150. Phone 886-9890.  ���1-68 International Scout in  good running * condition, standard transmission. $500. Phone  886-2971..   '65 Cutlass convertible. Phone  886-7081 . .   AUTOPLAN  No line-ups  Obtain your licence  and insurance quickly  Phone MARY at 885-2235  24 hours.  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  Corner Trail & Cowrie, Sechelt  !289 Ford Galaxie 500. Auto  trans., nice condition. Phone  886-2671.     -   '63 Pontiac Parisienne. Hardtop'  VS, auto. Phone 886-9657.  >2."25 acres on Highway 101 ap-  7-proximately 1 mile west of  "Gibsons, with 2 bedroom house  7 Also other utilities. Excellent  soil without rocks. Phone 886-  -'722a  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE  -i^evenue    duplex    Granthams  I area. Older house, revenue approx $265 per-month. Use one  ' side to pay .mortgage. Owner  sale. Offers to $30,000. For ih-  \ iormation ML Dickie. 128  James Road, Port Moody, B.C.  iparge CLangd-le lot, 80 x 150;  "cleared and serviced, close to  the terry,  $9,600.  Phone 43_-  326 or 876-11975.   AUTOPLAN  Obtain your licence  and insurance quickly  Phone MARY at 885-2235  24 hours  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  .|   i-Beautiful treed acre lot on all  jfservices. Driveway in, close.to  $ocean, $13,500, terms. Phone  s|ll2-826-9208. '   BOATS FOR SALE  MOBILE HOWS  13 ft. fibreglass boat with 20  hp.  Merc and trailer.  All in  good condition,  $1,000.  Phone T*  886-0)1130.  ��� .  AUTOPLAN  No line-ups \  Obtain your licence  and insurance quickly      v   ���*  Phone MARY at 885-2235  24 hours  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  Corner Trail & Cowrie, Sechelt I  34 ft. tug or LS boat, 165 hp. .  GM diesel, $7000. Will take'  part trade. Phone 886-2459.       5  MARINE  INSURANCE C.  PROBLEMS?  New insurance advice 7'  Re-insurance advice  Claims settled (  Capt. W. Y. Higgs, f  Marine Surveyor -    '���>  Box 339, Gibsons ;���  Phones 886-9546 or 885-9425 .  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 66 Ambassador, 3 br, 2  bathrooms fireplace, dishwasher, $15,000 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 roomi,  dishwas-ier   $19,700   including  tcCK- *  All models include 2 dr. frost  free fridge., deluxe ranges,  washers and driers, custom-  made furniture, delivery and  complete set-up. All taxes included. No hidden charges. No  extras to buy.  PETS  _ .     .     _  Free to a good home, pure-,,]  ibred Maltese 3% year old fe->(  male. Phone 886-2004. .  Registered1 Jersey^cow. milking,  now. $200. Phone 886-7729.      ,.  MORTGAGES  tt  PBBMAL  _.c:  AUTOPLAN  No line-ups  ^        Obtain your'licence  and insurance quickly  Phone MARY at 885-2235  * ��ci  24 hours ?  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  Corner Trail & Cowrie, Sechelt ,,  NOTICE  For Latter Day Saints in this  area, contact 886-2546.  If  you   are  concerned  about  s someone with a drinking problem call Al-Anon at 885-0409.,  Meetings    St.    Aidan's    Hall,  Wed., 8 p.m. ,   ���  FOR ROT  Large 2 bedroom suite. Private  yard, garage, $150. Gibsons,  near P.O. No dogs. Phone 886-  7810v ��� ' Y : Y";--YYY. ���  2 ���bedroom bungalow for rent.  Ocean view, fireplace, modern appliances, wail to wall  carpet, $200; Phone 886-9229.  In Gibsons area, various sized  buildings; Largest 20 x 30 ft.  With 10 ft. Tceiling. Write Box  30il5, Coast News, Gibsons.  BONNIEBROOK CAMP  AND TRAILER PARK  1 site for small trailer, up  to 50 ft. Couples preferred.  No dogs. Phone 886-2887 or  886-9319.  Maple Crescent Apt��., 166(  School Road, Gibsons. 2 and 3  bedroom suites, newly decorated, cablevision, parking, \ close  to schools and shopping .Reasonable rent. Phone 836-7836.  Store for rent in Gibsons centred Phone 886-7564 or 886-  9303.  WANTED TO RENT  Furnished 4 bedroom home in  Pender Harbour. Phone 73il-  9355.  THE BEACHCOMBERS ARE  BACK and we need accommodation. Contact Joe Battista,  4A2. Please call collect, 684-  0246.  PROPERTY WAHID  Wanted to buy before July 1.  Acreage with or without house.  Cash available. Write Box 593,  Gibsons, B.C.  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  DEADLINE, TOESDAY NOON  Ptwne 8S6-2622  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, 885-2221  B of M, Madeira Park, 883-2423  1st & 2nd Mortgages  RESIDENTIAL  COMMERCIAL  RECREATIONAL  We handle all types of real estate   financing including  builders loans. Fast appraisal service  ACADIAN MORTGAGE  CORP. LTD.  2438 MARINE DRIVE  WEST VANCOUVER   Phone 926-3256  ANNOUNCEMENTS  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,  ANNOUNCEMENTS (Cont'd)  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. Phone  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. 88MS03  I REMEMBER I  I HELP YOUR ���  RED CROSS I  I  TO HELP   I  Charles English Lfd,  REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE  GIBSONS, B.C.       Ph. 886-2481  SUNNYCREST SHOPPING CENTRE  TOLL FREE 687-6445  NOTARY PUBLIC ��� APPRAISALS  ROBERTS CREEK: 8.2 acres sloping land ��� $38,000,  (GOWER POINT: One cf this area's finest post &( beam  homes, 4 bdirms. with ensuite plumbing, attractively decorated, large livingroom, wall-to-wall carpet, has featujrb  brick fireplace with built-in fuel box. Futuristic kiStchen  has brick background opening onto dining area that hats  glass doors to sundeck. Family room has feeparatfe1 barroom, utility room completes this 1.900 isq. t% of luxurious living. Property is 150 x 175 and has a panorjaimio  view of Georgia Straits. Make an appointment to see thifc  house now.  LANGDALE: Large view' lot  $9,500.  clejared    and serviced.  ROBERTS CREEK: Leek Road, 2 acres partly cleared.  $12,000. . ���        , ���  LOWER ROAD: 1 acre lot, driveway in/o.k. for V.__A..  $9,500.   . Y   i  '-I , ���'[..'  ROBERTS CREEK:.4.5 acres mostly cleared.and fenced;  ywith 2 bdrm home" and view: $37,500. . '���';  Waterfront view lot on .the JBluff ��� $14,000.  NORTH ROAD: 5 acres, level, partially cleared, cased well.-  Building site cleared $22,000. .,_.���,_ ..-,.'  SOUTH FLETCHER ROAD: 132 ft. road frontage. 2 buildings, 1 rented. $20,000.    . ?  Don Sutherland ��� 886-9362  Ken Crosby ��� 886-2098  .   Jay Visser 886-2531;  Mike Blaney ��� 886-7436  AUTHORIZED AGENT  CONSULT ITS FOlt ALL  YOUR INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS  Phone 886-2000 ��� Gibsons, B.C.  MEMBER ��� MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE  Sakinaw Lakefront summer  cottage. 90' beach, boat float  in. Cottage is 2 rooms and is  completely f urnishedrTry your  offer to $27,500.  Selma Park: Commercial, revenue on the waterfront. 1800'  floor area plus 900' modern  suite. Off street parking. Operate as store. Necessary equip  ment on hand plus some stock.  Well worth looking into; the  returns merit a close look. Call  Norm Peterson for full details  and price.  Gower Point: 3 bdrm. bsmt.  home situated on Vz ac. W-F  property. 2 fireplaces, W-W  carpet; completed rec room. A  very desirable home. Heated  workshop, garage. Priced! to  sell.  Gibsons: In prime location. Attractive   4   room   cottage   on  view lot. AH services.  Priced '  for quick sale, $23,500. Cash to  SViVo agreement.  Terrific view lots with 100'  frontage. Convenient to ferry,  etc. Only $8,500.  In area of new homes and  on level lot. Near new 3 bdrm  home, large kitchen with adjoining breakfast room, spacious living room-dining room:  White stone fireplace in L.R,  W-W carpet. Finish ground level basement to suit yourself.  Roughed in plumbing ready  for fixture installation. Beautiful large entrance foyer.  Large suncteck over carport.  Cash to $20,000 mortgage.  Cozy 2 bdrm home on view  lot in Village. All services. On  sewer. Only $19,000.  Granthams: If you're looking  for a small home with a view,  we have it in this cozy 4 noom  cottage. The view is terrific  and nothing can block it. The  price i9 right at only $30,000i  Some terms may be considered  Norm Peterson  LISTINGS WANTED*  ~ 886-G607    Freda DuMont  886-7105  EWART McMYNN REALTY  Phone 886-2248  Box 238   . Gibsons, B.C.  Notary Public  Gibsons  Hopkins Landing: Corner view  lot   only   one   lot   from   good1  beach. Only $9,500.  \  Gower Point: 100* of waterfront, nearly % acre good view,  nicely treed. Only $20,000.  Roberts   Creek:   2Vz   acres   of  beautiful parklike property.. 2  bedroom home, guest cabin and  workshop.    A   good   buy   at,  $45,000.  Ron McSavaney. 886-9656  B.Gisa  beautiful  place  Don't mess  itup ; Bursary fund appeal made  \      v <-  At its meeting last December  officers of the Sunshine Coast  Scholarship, Loan and Bursary  'Society, agreed that as funds  in the treasury now total only  $500, an appeal must be made  for donations.  In the three years that the .  ��� society-has been active in the.  iStm-Shine Coast aanea, approximately 31 students have been  assisted with scholarships, bur-  , saries and, loans through donations totalling approximately  $5,350.  In order that students may  continue to be rewarded  through scholarships ahd bur_-  aries, and {helped by way of  loans, the Society is once again  requesting financial hflp.  Individuals and organizations  may specify that their donation  foe used for a student pursuing  an education in a specific trade  or profession. If a suitable  candidate is not available the  Society would then retain the  amount in their-loan fund. Bursaries and scholarships are a  warded on Graduation Day.  The society is registered as  a non-profit organization. All  contributions are tax deductible. Donations may be sent to:  Mrs. M. Ball, president, RJR.  2, -Gibsons; Mrs. Bea ^Rankin,  treasurer, R.R, 1, Sechelt; or  Mr. Bruno Domibrojwski, c/o  Render Harbour -Secondary  sohool.  l_f *n  SUNSHINE COAST KIWANIS vre still working to  raise money for Sunshine Coast Kiwanis Village. Their  latest effort is the raffle of the color TV shown above,  which was donated, by < John ;Hai*vey and Philcb Ford.  Jim Munro and C_zf- H_acj_lr_<^v_il .the set on behalf  of the-club. Tickets are available from Kiwanis club  members.  _  y  Basketballers in playdowns  On Feb. 12, Elpmnstione!-  junior girls travelled to Brooks  in Powell River. The junior  girls played a hard game. Elphie lost to Brooks 35-30. High  scorers were  Cathy Hamilton  ana Gwenda Havies.  On Feb.' 16 the junior girls  visited Pender Harbour to  play the Squamish girls.) Elphie won 29-12. High scorers  were Gwenda Havies, 16, and  Julie Gallup, 8. This was the  junior girls last game of the  season.  Last week, the junior boys,  at a Cambie tournament, won  their first game without any  difficulty, against Cambie. Saturday, they played Como Lake  and lost. After this game they  pilay>ed Hugh McBoyd. The  juniors won 52-51. Top scorer  was   Craig    Norris   with   24  points. Steve Miles also played a good game. Craig Norris  received an all star trophy.  They came thnxLin the over-all  tournament.  IThe senior girls went to Pender Harbour to play Squamish.  It was a lew scoring game Elphie lost 15-114. AH girls scored one or two baskets.  The senior boys went to the  Sentinel tournament, and lost  the first game against Sentinel  81-58. Top scorers were Leigh  Wolverton with 14 andi Frank  Havies with 13. Elphie's second game against McNair Marline was lost 60-46. Top scorer was Wayne Smith with 19.  Next weekend the senior  boys travel to Squamish for  the . Howe Sound event. The  two top teams then go to the  Tri-Zone event. The winner of  this goes to the provincials.  How children see events!  The child's yiew of his or  her immediate world sometimes gets into print. Here are  some samples provided by  grades four and five of Roberts Creek Elementary school,  Mrs. E." rnglehart, teacher.  My cat is soft and he is black  grey and white and brown. At  night he sleeps \on my pillow.  He hogs my bed and once he  pushed me off my bed. His  name- is Smokey, he is five  years old and his back is a  foot Wide. He is very nice to  me and I love my cat Smokey.  - Dianne Parry  .,, I know one little crow, who  likes shiny things like a nickel. He takes shiny things right  off the porch and I guess he  hides them somewhere.' He is  as black as coal. I, never got  my nickel back from him. Last  spring he went away with  some other crows and I haven't  seen him since. - 'Peter Sutherland  My geese always used to  tease me. When I sat on the  wall in the back yard, the  geese would sneak up and  pinch me. I always had bruises.  They were almost as bad as my  brother for teasing.  Anyway we ate our geese  for Christmas dinner. My sister looked funny when she  found out our dinner was our  pet geese. She -wanted to go  out for dinner instead but she  didn't get away with it. And  she enjoyed the roast goose  anyway. - Andra MacLean  Laddie is a beautiful dog.  He is my dog. I got him from  my friend Bobbie. Bobbie is  an Indian like me, not a white.  He has lots of dogs and cats.  He found (Laddie crying and  trying to get away from a big  grizzly bear. Bobbie scared the  bear away and' the dog was  glad. Bobbie gave Laddie to  me because him and me are  - friends. - Jackie Dan.''  Rick .Hincks of the Caledonians Soccer  team.was the lucky recipient of a radio  on Sunday before their game. The radio  was donated by the Lions club who re-  cently held a light bulb sale to raise mon-  Pankratz family thriving  ey for soccer in this area. The names of  the boys of the soccer league who assisted the Lions were placed in a hat and  Rick's was the one drawn! The presentation was made by Ray Whiting.  Coast News, Feb. 20, 1974     5  Co-op warehouse  for Vancouver  Construction of a new FeoV  erated Co-operatives region office and warehouse at Vancouver is scheduled to start soon.  Th   decision   for   construction  was triggered' by rapid growth  in recent years of Britis-ti Columbia's   retail   co-operatives.  The building will be on Anna'-  cis Island, an industrial park  in the Fraiser River, It will cost  about  $2,500,000 and will  replace the present warehouse in  Vancouver and region office in  Burnaby.  To meet growing demands it  has become necessary for Federated to expand existing regional warehouse facilities. It  is likely that steps will be taken this year to expand the Winr  nipeg and Calgary warehouses.  Expansion of the Edmonton,  Regina and Saskatoon warehouses is anticipated in tftie  early future.    '  , Editor: We get many questions about our .activities so I  hope you have space for this,  l���*t____*  We' left Willistms Lake over  a year ago to accept.'a consulting contract in Ottawa. When.  this was completed, I picked  up another contract, helping a-  California firm with their farm  and ranch investments.*  I keep in close touch with  the Progressive Conservative  Party, helping wherever I can.  My good friend the Hon. Alvin  Hamilton, energy critic for the  P.C. party, keeps me abreast  of major issues in Canada.  We are anxiously looking forward to returning home soon;  #to the Cariboo, It was necess-  *ary to seek contracts so far  from home, regardless,.of personal inconveniences in . order  to keep the Pankratz family  afloat. We came to realize that  campaigning takes large personal cash outlays apart from  direct campaign expenses.  Looking back, we feel that  our first political experience  was very worthwhile. We  gained many new friends and  learned to love anew the Cariboo- Chilcotin country. Politically, we made one of the largest percentage gains of any  candidate in all, of Canada  when compared with the 1968  election. Also, we had the privilege of serving our country in  a very real way. Our cam  paign, spearheaded in every  area of Coast Chilcotin by dedicated local people, helped  put the brakes on the 'something for nothing' policy of  the federal government. We  fought very hard to remove the  capital gains taxes on father-  son transfers of ranches and  farms, - a major success! Most  important, our campaign  caught the imagination of the  young people. Most high school  students had never heard a-  foout the good sides of free  enterprise until our campaign  took this message into the  schools. This is so important  because free enterprise is  worth conserving. It is the only  system that encourages Individ  ual initiative and guarantees  personal freedoms.  In closing I want to report  that 1973 has been a good year  for the Pankratz family. The  greatest event occurred in October with the .birth of a lovely  baby girl, a sister for our four  . sons. Financially, our contracts  have given us a new lease on.  our political hopes and ambi-  . tibns.- We can now look seriously ut the .next election,  although the P.Ci nomination  depends on the people of Coast  Chilcotin.  I wish that  1974 will be a  . Year of Achievement for all  the hard working people in  the heartland of B.C., alsq  known as Coast Chilcotin. -  John Pankratz, 1731 S. Quince  Street,  Escondido, Calif., 92025  SKI BINDING RELEASE    |  An improvement in the design of safety release bindings  , for skis is of special interest  in this season. Hannes Marker  of Garmisch, Partenkirchen,  Germany, has invented and  patented a novel means for  "adjusting the release levels of  safety bindings. ,  Use 72 lots  Sechelt Indian Band is extending its real estate operations to include a 72 lot area  at Mission Point, to be watered  and sewered to allow construction of homes.  The announcement made by  Gilbert Joe follows the previous 48 unit area with homes  transported from a Ladner  air force base. All 38 are now  occupied.  POEM outlined  Rev. Val Anderson, co-ordinator for the BJC. People's Opportunities in Ecumencial  Mission (POEM) organization  preached at Sunday morning's  Gibsons United Church service  POEM is a means of communicating with the public on  what is going on in the vaiJ-  ious churches, and organizations, conneated with them. It  sends out a newsletter informing the public on what is going  on in their community?  New school  report possible   |  Principal Verne Wishlove of  ^Madeira Park school presented  the school board at- its meeting last week with a new report card for use in his sohool.  His type of a report card is  a two-fold cardboard offering  a progress report on one page  and on others the first, second  and third reports. The one report card would cover a childfs  school, work throughout the  school year.  Board . members.. approved  his request for use in the school  and SUr#YR.R. Hanna added  that tfj^i&e proposal proved}  sati-facM^ in Madeira Park it  would--_-6me standard for<the  distiict.-?^  Gibsons NOP  Bookstore  10 Best Sellers  The Cape   Scott  Story  ���  Lester R Peterson  and  Poems and Sonnets ��� Les-.  ter R. Peterson  I Heard the Owl Call My  Name ��� Margaret Craven  Mist on the River ��� Hubert Evans  Three Against the Wilderness ������ Eric Collier  Drifting Home ��� Pierre  Berton  The Great Railway ��� Pierre Berton  Triple Treat Pack ��� Anne  of Green Gables  Popular Freezer Cookery  The.Modern Book of Whittling and Woodcarving  Webster's Encyclopedia Dictionary $18.70, regular $30  Gower Point Rd.     886-7744  $25 REWARD  for information as to the  whereabouts of  Hazel Bingham  >��� of iSechelt or Gibsons  Phone 753-8214, Nanaimo  "CAREFREE" CONTINUOUS  Seamless . .  End to End  Aluminum Gutters  & Downspouts  Over 20 years Serving Greater Vancouver  5x4 white baked enamel gutters  and 2x3 downspouts  20 years guarantee against cracking and  peeling paint  ALSO  Insulated Stucco  Marblecote Stucco  Over Old Stucco  Aluminum  Replacement  Windows  ESTIMATES GLADLY  Phone Collect  874-8939  and Weekends 524-1752  Eves.  ULTRA STUCCOLITE  Deal direct with the Contractor Div. of U.SX  243 W. Broadway, Vane.  Personalize Your Stationery  with "MY NAME" PERSONAL PRINTER  Handy too, for identifying your books and other possessions  Imprint your name and address with just a touch  Stamp pad is enclosed in an attractive two-tone jewel-like case  with compartment for the printer  An ideal gift for showers, weddings, graduations, birthdays  and housewarniings, at $8 each ��� tax included  Order one from the  Coast News G     Coast News/Feb. 20, 1974.  No commitment  Reporting to council at its  last week's meeting Aid. Winston Robinson on the meeting  with others interested in the  Kinsmen swimming pool, said  he preferred not to commit  council to anyx financial undertaking in this project.  He informed council the idea  was to build the pool on school  grounds under municipal and  school board auspices. Kinsmen  planned to build it in 1975.  BE ELECTRIC bd.  )  SERVING YOU ELECTRICALLY  ��� HEWUiSTA-lATtOH-  ��� REWIRING  ��� fifCTRlCHUT  ��� DESIGN  ��� MINI-NUKE  PHONE  .AFTER HRS  (BOB)  AFTER HRS (ED)  886-7605  886-7658  886-7406  The Cast and Crew of the  BEACHCOMBERS  are coming back for a third season  We'll be looking forward to seeing you  inMid-Marc^  : '������*"L&'~''���  SATURDAY Feb. 23  LIVE MUSIC  Pizza will be available  Phone 880-2472 FOR RESERVATIONS  ^ Yonr Horoscope i^  Horoscope for the next week  By TRENT VARRO    1  ARIES - March 21 - April 20  Your vitality may be a little  low for the next week or so.  Do your work quietly and efficiently. Don't become involved in 'aggressive action'. You^re  building strong foundations  for the future. '.  TAURUS - April 21 - May 21  A little 'confusion' may exist  in your business or social life  at this time, but this will We  countered by the VERY strong  beneficial aspect in the sign of  Virgo. All is well! ~  GEMINI - May 22 - June 21  This should be a good weekjto  'get caught up' in various social commitments that, you  have perhaps been putting off  lately. A most pleasant timeris  indicated if you handle things  /properly.  CANCER - June 22 - July 22  There just, might be a 'clash  of opinion' with someone close  to you either in business or at  home. You'd be very wise, to  remain silent and not get involved in *thiis as it will all  clear up shortly. , v  LEO - July 23 - August 23  Jupiter, the 'great benefactor'  in astrology is slowly edging  its way back into your sign.  This should bring a great deal  of enjoyment and good luck.  Play it cool! "  VIRGO - August 24 - Sept. 22  Communications of all kinds  will probably become 'snarled  up' sometime during the next  Regional board  chairmen chosen  Cnairman 7of Regional District board committees appointed by Frank West, board chairman include the following directors:^ .7 ��� ''-._���>���. :-'v. Y 7; Y''  Building committee, Harry  Almondi.? _numeratiori;7 Frank  West;- garbage, Norman Wat-j  son; plahnirig^ J.H. Tyner;  water, YLorne Wolverton and  service committee, Frank West.  The executive committee includes all members of the  board7 These committees in-  jvolve board functions.   '  Other committees include  PEP (emergency) Harry A1-  mond; co-ordinatrig committee  on health and human resources  and Union Board of Health,  Rita Relf.  ���.Mr.'.' West is also chairman  of the finance committee and  St Mary's Hospital board. Fire  department committees are  chaired by representatives of  district with fire departments.  The various committees have  other members of the board  with some of them appearing  on four or five committees.  Ji  im  AUTHORIZED AGENT  INSURANCE CORPORATION  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  OPEN 9 to 9  For I.C.B.C. - Your Autopian - See J.D.- Your Auto Man  From 9 in the morning till 9 at night.  To avoid disappointment or a long, long wait,  GOME NOW! Or you MAY just be too late.  1545 Gower Point Rd.  Phone 886-7751  week. This is nothing to worry  about as it wiil all clear up  very quickly. ^  LIBRA  -   Sept.  23   -   Oct.  23  For Libra persons under the  age of 35 or 36 you may be  faced for the first time in your  life with complete bewilderment. Your vitality may be low  For ^hose persons over 40, you  have faced this condition be*  fore, and undoubtedly know  how to handle it easily.  SCORPIO - Oct. 24 - Nov. 22  There might be a slight tendency to 'oyer indulge' during  the next week. Outside of this,  everything looks very, very  good. Be sensible about your  diet.  SAGITTARIUS Nov 23, Dec 21  Your ruling planet, Jupiter is  iri EXCE___ENT aspect to your  solar chart right now. Much en  joy ment can be had, and business matters should sail along  pretty smoothly.  CAPRICORN - Dec.22 - Jan.20  The general chart for Capricorn indicates a period of 'new  starts.' You'll get nowhere at  all by. trying to 'speed- up the  pace.' It's wise right now to  conform to the ideals and  wishes of those around you.  AQUARIUS - Jan. 21 - Feb. 18  This should turn out to be a  week of social activity for  Aquarius individuals. The  smoothing' influence of Venus  and Mercury in your solar sign  should make this most enjoy-  PISCES  - Feb.  19" - Mar. 20  ^The sun has now entered your  sign   and. should benefit you  tremendously. If you managed  to stay out of controversial arguments last week, you are to  be congratulated!  Copyright 1974 by Trent Varro  -All rights reserved.  SEE  KENDeVRIES  FLOOR COVERING LTD.  CARPETS -r- TILES ~ LINOLEUMS  1659 Sunshine Coast Hiway, Gibsons- ��� -886-7112{  III  NOBODY HAS PLYW  LIKE WINDSOR HAS PLYW  lit  THAT'S RIGHT, WINDSOR, THE PLYWOOD PEOPLE HAVE  WESTERN CANADA'S LARGEST SELECTION OF WALLBOARD  AND PANELLING!     SEE FOR YOURSELF AT  HIGHWAY 101 GIBSONS  886-9221  DIMENSION 74  THE MOST EXCITING, DISTINCTIVE PANEL ON THE  MARKET TODAY, REGARDLESS J)F PRICE  Mediterranean Cedar - Gothic Oak  Sierra - Madeira - Old Spanish  Full 5 ply 7/16" thick. Can be nailed directly to wall  studs without backing. Prefinished with a permanent  vinyl finish.     4'x8'x 7/16"   THE  PLYWOOD  PEOPLE  x  14 Branches  .throughout B.C.  Head Office  Box 218, Surrey SUNSHINE   COAST   DIRECTORY  ACCOUNTANTS  W. PHILIP GORDON  CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT  Room 208, Harris Block  Gibsons  , Ph. Bus. 886-2714; Res. 886-7567  AUTOMOTIVE  SERVICES  NEED TIRES?  Come in to >  COASTAL TUES  at the S-BENDS on  Highway 101  Phone 886-27Q0    ,  BANKS  ROYAL BANK OF CANADA  GIBSONS Branch-Ph. 886-2201  SECHELT Branch-Ph. 885-2201  -        HOURS  Gibsons: Mon. - Thurs.  10 a.m. -3 p.m.  Fri, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Alternate Tues. 10 - 3; 4 - 5.30  Sechelt: Tues. - Thurs.  10 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Fri, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Sat., 10 ajn. * 3 pjn  BUILDING SUPPLIES  ORSONS BUI10MG SUPPLIES  (1971) LTD.  LUMBER PLYWOOD  CONCRETE PRODUCTS  BEADY HE. CONCRETE  Phone 886-2642  MA complete building ���eniee"  iwm am iumeo  & BWIDIIK SlimiES tM.  Everything for your building  needs  Free Estimates  . Gibsons Sechelt  886-2291-2 885-2288-9  L-HSWAMS0HLTD.  READY-MIX CONCRETE  Sand and Gravel  -    BACKHOES  Ditching, - - Excavations  Porpoise Bay Road  885-9666, Box 172. Sechelt, B.C.  BULLDOZING, BACKHOE  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED,  * ^ Govei-jnentV-Apfwoved.-:- ��  Free Estimates  Excavations ���, Drainage  Waterllnes, etc.  Ph. 886-9579, Roberts Creek  CONSTRUCTION (Cont'd)     ^  SOUND CONST.  Coastal and Island  Contracting for .  Seawalls. Boathouses, etc.  G. Wallinder 886-9307  M��__rs coHomi  Driveways - Walks  Placing & Finishing  FIoors<- Patios - Stairs  Box 884, Sechelt, Ph. 885-9413  FREE ESTIMATES  TUftENNE BROS.  CEMENT   CONTRACTOR  Foundation-  Floors,  Driveways,  Sidewalk!?,   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 WAIL  Taping and filling by hand  ,    and Machine  Spraytex Sparkle Ceilings  Free Estimates at any time  GOOD SERVICE  Phone 886-7198  CHAIN SAWS           SHHflT CHAIN SAW (HIRE  LTD.  SALES & SERVICE  Chain Saws ��� Outboards  Boats ��� Marine Supplies  Sechelt 885-9626  DRY CLEANERS  _  f HR.  COIIWP DRYOEANRS  SAVES TIME ft MONET  Sunnycrest Plaxa  next, to Royal Bank   886-2231  DISPOSAL SERVICES  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICE LTD.  E?_rt��iS!Sllon *�� OWnCowe  886-2938 885-9973 \  Call us for your disposafheeds  when renovating  or spring cleaning  Containers available  ELECTRIANS  SICOTTE BUUD0ZH6 LTD.  * LAND CLEARING  * ROAD BUILDING  Phone 886^2357  B0U1TN BULLDOZING  Clearing ������ Land&caping  Backhoe Work  Phone 886-9824  R.R. 2 Gibsons  CABINET MAKING  BUS EIKIRKA.  Contracting & Engineering  Residential - Commercial  Wiring  Phone 886-7816  SIM ELEOWC UtL  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  JANITOR SERVICE  OCEANSIH fUMHIURE  & CABINET SHOP  Hardwood Specialists  Custom Designed Furniture  Kitchen and Bathroom  Cabinetry  Remodelling  R. BIRKIN  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek  Phone 886-2551  Welcome to the  Floorshine Coast  HOWE SOUND  janitor sema  Specialists in Cleaning  Floor Waxing, Spray  Buffing, window Cleaning  RU6SHAMP00M6  Phone  886-7131,  Gibsons  MACHINE SHOP  CLEANERS  We Clean Carpets,  Chesterfields, etc.  No Soap Buildup  Stay Clean Longer  FREE ESOTIMATES  TOM SINCLAIR  ,   Box 294, Sechelt  Phone 885-9327  12 - 1 or after 5 jp.m.  At the Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERVKf IH.  Arc & Acty Welding  Machine Shop  Steel Fabricating  Automotive - Marine Repair  Marine Ways  Standard Marine Station  Phone 886-7721  Res. 886-9956  CONSTRUCTION  CEMENT DRIVEWAYS  Free estimates  Bank financing available  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLES  (1971) LTD.  8: a.m. to 5:, p.m. Mon to Sat  Phone 886-2642.  f  STUCCO  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRY  GAMBIA COHSTRHOKW  FRANK FRITSCH I  886-9505, Box 522,  Gibsons I  MARINE SERVICES   PAZCO FIBREGLASSING  Complete Marine & Industrial  Repairs  14 & 16 ft. Canoes  6*_, 8, 10 and 17*4 Runabouts  Used Boat Sales  FREE ESTIMATES  Ph. 886-9604 or 886-9111  WANT SOMETHING DONE?  You'll .find the help you need  Y in the Directory   ���  _.j  MOVING & STORAGE  LEN WRArS TRANSR Hi.  Household Moving & Storage  Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone 886-2664 - RR. 1, Gibsons  NURSERY  MACK'S NORSBtV  Sunshine Coast Highway  Shrubs,   Fruit   Trees,   Plants  Landscaping, - Pruning   Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  Phone 886-2684  OPTOMETRIST  OPTOffTRtST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS  , 886-2248  SECHELT MONDAYS  Phone 885-9712  PLUMBING  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBM6  SALES &  SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R.R. 1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2116  6&EPUMBIN6  & HEATHS LTD.  Certified Plumber,  Box 165 Gibsons, B.C.  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone 886-7638  New installations, renovations,  repairs, hot water heating,  blocked drains,  sewer clearance pump repairs  & installations. Duct work.  24 HOUR SERVICE  Domestic Commercial  Industrial  SEASIDE PLUMBHie UD.  PLUMBING ��� PIPEFTTTING  STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All work Guaranteed  PENMSUIA HIMBRffi  HEAT1HG & SUPPUES  Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  SALES & SERVICE  Port Mellon ���Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  Ray Coates ��� 886-7872  REFRIGERATION  JOHN HHD-SHIiH  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  2��^& rs*' <5^5k��  REFRIGERATION (Cont'd) SIGN PAINTING  EiS  JOHN HARRISON  REFRl6ffiATK)H  and Appliance Servicing  also used appliances for sale  PRATT ROAD, GIBSONS  Phone 886-9959  RETAIL STORES   CIS  HARDWARE  &  APPLIANCES  Sechelt ��� 885-9713  EATONS BUY-UNE  CALL 886-7515  Gibsons B.C.  ROBOTS SIGNS  '1SIGNS OF ALL KINDS"  DUNC ROBERTS  165(3 Marine Drive  P.O. Box 747; Gibsons  Phone 886-2862  T.V. & RADIO  NEVHS'TV  Service Depot for  PHILIPS ��� ZENITH  R.CA. - ADMIRAL  FLEETWOOD  DEALER  Phone 886-2280  MBS BETS  CARD AND GiFT SHOP  Wharf Road, Sechelt  piO, Box 213 Ph. 885-9086  );Coutts-Hallmark Cards &  wrappings; Gifts, Picture  Puzzles; English bone china  cupa, saucers, etc.  Boutique  Items  Local Artists' Paintings  SUNSHINE COAST TV  SALES & SERVICE ITD  ADMIRAL - ELECTROHOME  and ZENITH DEALERS  Gordon Oliver - Ed Nicholson  "IN THE HEART OF i  DOWNTOWN SEC-IELT."  Box 799, Sechelt  Phone 885-9816  CLOSED ON MONDAYS  TOWING  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES  NOTIONS, etc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE  TO ALL MAKES  FABRIC HOUSE  Marine Drive  Gibsons  886-7525  RENTALS  Concrete     Form     Rentals  for-all types of basements  Complete instuctions  provided  Please Contact  flSKR FORM RENTA1S  (Rental Shop, Davis Bay)  Phone 885-2612  885-2848  Eves.  885-2359  SECHELT TOWflK & SALVAGE  LTD.  SCQWS  ���  LOGS  Heavy Equipment Moving  6 Log Towing  Phone 885-9425        Y  TRAILER  PARK  SUMSHINE COAST lUia PARI  1 Mile West of Gibsons. Hlway  7 Laundromat  Extra Large Lots  and Recreation Area  Parklike Setting  ,. Phone 886-0626  TRANSPORT  DOUBLE R  TRUCKING LTD.  EXCAVATING ��� SAND  GRAVEL ��� FELL  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  SURVEYORS  ROBERT W. ALLEN ~~~.  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  Sechelt Lumber Building  Wharf St. Box 607  Sechelt B. C.  Office  885-2625 Res.  885-9581  LAND SURVEYING  ROY & WAGENAAR  SURVEYS  1525 Robson St.  Vancouver 5 Ph. 681-9142  Zenith 6430  Sechelt 885-2332  P. V. SERVICES LTD  LOG HAULING  CONTRACTORS  Direct all enquiries to  Dispatcher - 883-2733  days & evenings  WANTED  Used furniture or what  have you ~  AL'S USED FURNITURE  WE BUT BEEK  BOTTLES  Gibsons ��� 886-2812  SHARE YOUR  GOOD HEALTH  BE A BLOOD DONOR  Coast News, Ftb. 20, 1974. ,  7  Tax problems  Q. Are child care expenses  deductible for all children regardless of their age or is the  age of the child important at  all?  A. Yes. Expenses are deductible for children who are under  age"l4 at any time during the  year or, if the child ,is 14 or1  over, he must have been dependent upon his parents .because of physical or mental  infirmity. '  Q. What kind of expenses are  deductible?  A.   Deductible  expenses include costs of 'baby-sitting and  day nursery care,  andi up to  $15  per   child  per  week  tov  lodging    paid    at,   boarding  schools   and   campa . If   child '  care expenses are to be deduct-,  iblej they must be for oaire in  Canada;     furthermore,     payments for such items as clothing,  transportation,   education  or medical care are not considered to ibe child care expenses.  Q. Must I keep receipts for.  child care expenses?  A. Yes7 Deductions claimed  for child care expenses mustf  be supported by receipts. The  naihe and address of the person to whom you make pays  mentis for child care must be  provided on all receipts. -Except for an organization such  as a day nursery, the Social  Insurance Number of the recip  ieht must also be included on  the receipt. You will not be  required to attach these receipts to your return but you  must keep them in the event  the Department wishes to inspect them.  Q. How much may be deducted for child care expenses!  and does it matter to whom the  payments are made?  A. A taxpayer may deduct  the amount actually spent on   ,  child care provided it does not  exceed the least of:  - $500 per child, or  - $2,000 for the family, or  - two-thirds of the taxpayer's  earned income for the year.  There are two further requirements regarding the person to whom child care payments are made. First, child  care expenses are not deductible if they are paid to a person claimed as a dependant  for tax purposes by either of  the parents, or to a person  under 21 who is related to either parent by blood,1 marriage1  or adoption.. Secondly, any allowable deduction for child *  care expenses must be supported fey a receipt wthich indicates the name, address and  Social Insurance Number of  the person to whom payments  were made. V  Q. Can a father deduct babysitting fees from hisf income?  A. Child care expense can be  deducted by the father if, during the year, he was single,  widowed, divorced or separated by a written agreement. He  may also make the .deduction  if the mother is incapable of  caring for (herself or the children or if she is confined for It-  days or more to bed, hospitf_L,  wheelchair, mental hospital or  prison. The father's deduction  is limited to $15 per week talc  each child up to $60 per week  The same limitations of $500  per child or $2,000 per year for  the whole family also apply in  this case. . \  Kevin  When it reaches the floor,  ��� Miss Jones, empty the safe,  ; pack two suitcases and book  two tickets for Buenos Aires! 8     Coast News, Feb. 20,- ,1974;  Sturdy Swedish stainless  steel carving sets, kitchen  utensil sets with hanging  board, and giant spatulas.  Truly lifetimers. Miss  Bee's, Sechelt.  RUGBY  ^*0^^i^*0*0*0*0m0*0*0*0+0*^***^*^*  Saturday, Gibsons Rugby  club played, host to the Meralomas from Vancouver. The  Meralomas quickly went on  the offence and spent almost  the entire first half in Gibsons  end of the field. By the end) of  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons 886-2827  . Sun., Mon., Tues. Feb. 24, 25, 26  PAT GARRETT & BILLY THE KID  RESTRICTED ��� Frequent violence, coarse iangu-  1 age and swearing.  Thurs., Fri., Sat. Feb.. 21, 22, 23  LOST HORIZON  i IS AS BREATHLESS AS IT IS SPECTACULAR!  GENERAL  the half they had run up a 9-0  score.  Aigain in the second half  they went to the offence and  scored another try on a nice  run by their wing. With about  15 minutes left Gibsons came  alive with Larry Knowles  scoring on a pass from. Bab  Emerson. Gary Gray then ad!-  ded the convert. Minutes later  Knowles scored again {when  the scrum won a loose ruck  and he took tihe ball into the  end zone. ,    a|_  Gibsons continued) to press  and after a pop kick and good!  pursuit by the scrum the ball  was dribbled into the end zone  wh^re Derek Cameron fell on  the ball to score the winning  try oh the final play oi} the  game." Final score was I14J13  for Gibsons/ -~_\  Gibsons next game wiirtbe  in Vancouver, Saturday, Ejfcb.  23 against the Ex-Brits.  WANT SOMETHING DONE?  You'll find the help you need  in the Directory  BOWLING  Tues. Coffee: Ellen Vancise  274 (650), Carol Duffus 273;  (663), Isabel Hart 235, Sandy  Lemky 231; Phyllis Hoops 230;  Evelyn Berdahl 227.  Golden Age Club: Nancy.  Scheidegger 186, Flo Chaster  159; Celia Nuotio 0.44; Dick  Oliver 210; Emile Scheidegger  194.  Gibsons A: Phyllis Gurney  281; Mary Braun 238; Sal Olsen 237; Mavis Stanley 236; Ellen Ariker 231; Frank Nevens  303 (791), Vic Marteddu 275  (738), Don MacKay 274 (748).  Wed. Coffee: Bonnie McConnell 309 (723), Nora Solinsky  241 (651), Lorraine Barber 229.  Teachers: Kathy Whiting  240; Don Graham 228; Tony  Graydon 216.  Ball & Chain: Vivian Chamberlin j273; Carol Skytte 268;  Diane Johnson 255; May Jackson 240; Alice Odermatt 240;  Carol   McGivern    231;    Carol  ��� (Granny) Skytte 229; Freeman  Reynolds 324  (030), Bill McGivern 296, Ken Skytte 256.  Thurs. Nite: Sal Olsen 267,  Orbita die los Santos 244, Char-  lerie deReus 238; Freeman  Reynolds 343 (826), Frank Ne-  -vens 293 (732), Don Skinner  275 (674), Roger Davidson 275,  Henry Hinz 274;' Vic Marteddu  272; Hugh Inglis 269 (666).  YOUTH BOWLING COUNCIL  Pee Wees: Michele Whiting  96, Lori Hinz 55, Billy Youdell  ���1-5;, Mike McKenzie 130; Gerald! Bailey 98, Scott Vancise  86; Sammy Youdell 82.  Bantams: Norine Fraser 1"65,  Shannon McGivern 155; Dawne  Atlee 149; Colleen Bennett 435;  Nola, Fromager 133; Geoffrey  Spence 210; Jiminy . Reynolds  191; David Olsen 178; Mike  Partridge-157; David Atlee 153  Neil Fraser 153; James Gill 152  Juniors: Heather Wright 203  S_san Vedoy 184; Janice Du-  mont 177; Mava Schneider 165;  Wani ' Ranniger 1(62; Yvonne  Inglis 156; Diane Pelletier 15_;  Stephen Hoops 239; Steven  Carey 226; Arthur Pell-tier  225; ^Scotit Verracohia 200;  Brent Lineker 202; Patrick  McConnell 195; Harry Peterson  186; Clint Suveges 185; Bruce  Jackson. 175.  Seniors: Lisa Kampman 197;  Kim Crosby 191; Dawn Blakeman 148; Kim Bracewell 204;  Randy -' Kampman ii62, Mark  Ranniger 162; Andy Pelletier  ���160.  Scholarships  Students wishing to apply  for. the Arts Council scholar-  shipj given once a year, please  send their application to the  Sunshine Coast Arts Council  Box 101, Sechelt.  Last year/the recipient was  Colleen Connor, of Roberts  Creek who received, $1150 to  further her studies in Ballet.  The Scholarship is to further  the studies of qualified lodajl;  talent.  Red Hot  Specials  Waffle  Syrup  NABOB  44 oz.  COOKING OIL  ANGEL CAKE MIX  CRACKERS  CO-OP Rapeseed  32 oz. ,-   CO-OP  15 oz. pkg.  CHRISTIE'S  Salt or Plain  79c  59c  49c  ORANGE CRYSTALS  CO-OP  2-BYz oz pkg  49c  CO-OP Instant  Skim Milk POWDER  MIRACLE WHIP  3 lb.  Salad Dressing  32  oz.      $1.49  79c  Pancake  & Waffle  Mix  CO-OP  3 Ib. pkg. _  PRICES EFFECTIVE Thurs., Fri., Sat., Feb. 21r 22,23  *^*��^W***^M^^<  YOUR  Phone 886-2522  CO-OP  WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES  Gibsons B.C. IVIAGL.EOD  DISCOUNT SALE  PRICES EFFECTIVE Wed., Feb. 20 - Sat., Feb. 23  HERE. WHERE YOU f^  oil gov f��oNy need  1/2 PRICE  Girls Perma-Press  Tailored -Shirts  Long Sleeve  Reg. $2.99  SALE  $1.49  Vt PRICE  Ladies Perma-Press  Tailored Shirts  Short Sleeve  Reg. $2.99  SALE  $1.49  Vi PRICE  Ladies Long Sleeve  Acrylic Tops   ;  Reg. $5.99  SALE  $2.99  V* PRICE  Men's Long Sleeve  Sport and Dress  Shirts  Vz OFF  Children's, Ladies  and Men's  WINTER JACKETS  Vz OFF  Young Men's  Flare Jeans  Vz  China    :  Cups and Saucers  Vz OFF  Boy's  Acrylic Pullovers  Vi PRICE  Children's and Ladies'  WINTER BOOTS  y3 OFF  Men's Long Sleeve  Acrylic Cardigans  Many Other Non-Advertised In-Store Specials  UD;  TRAIL B/lY CENTRE  Sechelt C 885-9828  MAURICE BOLYER, right, who plays the banjo on CBC  television's Tommy Hunter Show, was the delighted  recipient of an RPM Gold Leaf Award to mark the sales  success of his Golden Banjo Classics record album and  stereo tapes. It's the first time that anyone on the show  had achieved a Gold Leaf A ward and Tom himself made  a formal presenation to Maurice on a recent Toroiny  Hunter Show.  25 members hear reports  Roberts Creek Hospital Auxiliary Feb. 11 meeting with  Mrs. Gladys Ironside presiding welcomed the excellent  turnout of 24 members and a.  new   member   Mrs.   Florence  Johnson.  Reports on activities of the  Thrift Shop, Gift Shop and Catering were presented ^by Mrs.  Clara    Nixon,    Mrs.    Louise  Dorey - and Mrs. Wilma ~ Ro_-  gers respectively.  ���   Mrs. Edith Fraser and Mrs.  Neva Newman agreed to act  as r alternates   to   attend   Coordinating   Council   meetings.  The new slate of officers serving on the Gift Shop executive  was announced by past chairman Mrs. Madeline Grose. This  includes  Mrs.   Dorothy  Morrow, vice-chairman.  With   the    Co - ordinating  Council   report  was   enclosed  the latest list of priority items  requested by the Hospital. A  letter explaining a plan to purchase/and operate an outfitted  club biis was read. Both ot  these subjects were  at length as was the  tion of employ__g an fart-tructor  for one year to teach Ibe use  of new equipment  Follow-iig regidar Tba-lneflB.  an? interesting and _B_ormative  talk; vi^as enjoyed on the aims  and purpose of tbe hospital  society by gueot opcsaker Mr.  J. Lagnv, of tibe publicity and  membership oo__mfttee of the  St.   Mary's  Hospital  Society.  Convenors Mis. Neva Newman and Mrs. Flo McSavaney  served tea and dainties for the  social hour.  Next meeting is set for Monday, March 11 in St. Aidan's,  Hall Road, Roberts Creek at  1.30 p.n_  Girls congratulated on tea  fRie many girls involved in  ���putting on the successful Valentine Tea at the United  Church Feb. 9, extend a very  warm thank you to all the  mothers, grandmothers, pensioners and friends who came  amid noise and laughter, to  eat their goodies and1 look and  buy their crafts.  This was a joint effort sponsored by the Gibsons Guides,  Brownies, Ranger and local association and the first time  many of the girls, especially  the Brownies, had an actual  hand in running the tea. No  doubt tihere was some confusion in their willingness to  serve but the understanding  patrons surely realized this  was not an easy task.  This  being the first tea of -  this sort,  there  was a  slight  shortage of goodies towards  the end and apologies are extended to anyone who may  have had a bit less than those  who arrived early. It was a  fun tea' and financially rewarding as each group was  able to keep whatever profits  they made. The girls may decide to do it next year, and  hope all will come back again.  Sjpecial thanks go to all workers and a helping hand from  Rev. Jim Williamson.  Winner of the beautiful afghan made by the Rangers  was Cecilia Meda.  Coming events include a  Brownie Fly-Up, Feb. 20, 7  p.m., OPnited Church Hall;  Guides, Brownies, Cubs, Scouts:  Church Service March 10, __  a.m. United Church; next L.A.  meeting April 9, 10 a.m, Anglican Church Hall.  Encampment service Sunday  Growing up like Him is the  theme of Pioneer Girls week  which will culminate in an Encampment service Sunday  evening, Feb. 24 at 'Calvary  Baptist Church.  Girls and guides will be participating in the service Yw-th  scripture reading, prayer,Tmein  ory work, singing; and the Colonists will peseht a skit entitled The Golden Chain of Missions.  Ranks and badges will be  presented to the girls and band  craft will be on display.  Pioneer Girls has enjoyed a  good year at Calvary Baptist,  with consistent attendance on  the part of most of the girls*.  Several guides and committee  members attended a Pioneer  Girls workshop and seminar  at The Firs conference grounds  at Bellingham, Washington recently; and reported a beneficial time.  Parents and friends of the  girls are encouraged to attend  the Encampment service Sunday evening. lO   Coast News, Feb. 20, 1974.  Get your printing at Coast News  O ES celebrates 2  Gibsons  Householders Association  MEETING - Thursday, Feb. 21 at 8 p.m.  in the  Elementary School Library  to set up Constitution and Bylaws  A many splendored thing is  apt   description   of   the   25thi  birthday celebration of Mount*,  Elphinstone  Chapter,   OES ",ir||,  the Masonic Hall on Thursdayp  .evening. t ; "���������.:.'.   Y^TjYft  The chapter room7was.-weli?y  filled and extra  chairs werfe^  brought in to seat the guesifc  from many other chapters, including California,  to compli-.,  nient Worthy Matron _Vlrs.Wai%  ma Sim.  Worthy PatronYj^.|;  Bert Sim, also the officers; andi  members,  and to tender best*  wishes for the next 25 years^-  Among these were Mrs;?!  Florence Struthers,FGM, : afj|  fectionately known as the;|  chapter's Mother as it was she!  ������-;*���  ll  !_.  SUNSHINE COAST CREDIT UNION  SERVING THE RESIDENTS OF THE SUNSHINE COAST  Per Annum  365 DAY TERM DEPOSIT  Minimum $1,000  Interest Paid  Annually  IS. C. DEPOSIT  Minimum Quarterly  Interest on  Deposit of $500 at  I  Per Annum-:  Paid Quarterly  FULL CHEQUING PRIVILEGES  "        "'  f  ���s -  who,, together   with   the  late  'PGP McLageri, officiated at the  constitution of the chapter in  -.1949; Mrs. W. Kirkham, PGM;  A Mrs. J". Chambers, PGM." Mrs.  YG. Irving, PGM, Mrs. I. Eroth,  PGM, and many Past Matrons  including Mesdames M. Roberts, D. Loukes, P. HollinsQiead  L. Maskell, C. Bing, E. Polly  (Grand Organist), M. Pidgeon  and N. Newman. Returning to  their home chapter were Mr_.'  Gladys Booker, PM, from Edmonton and Mrs. Rae Koltysfcf-  man,PM, from Harrison Lake.  'Present also were Mr. Herbert Hill-Tout, PGP presently  serving on the G.G.T. Committee, J. Polly, PP and G. Morris,  pp..'; ���;���.���' ���;.'   ;  The celebration was held also to honor past matrons, past,  patrons and charter members  and  of these. attending wene  Mesdames   Doris   Drummond,  Phyllis   Parker,    Zoe   Eades,  Bessie Shaw, Grace Cumming,  Dolly Aitchison, Gladys Booker  Bea   Rankin,   Lorrie   'Bryson,  Christine Anderson, Rae Kol-  terman, Edna Fisher, Margaret  Swan, Jo Mylroie, Emily Quig-  ley,    Margaret    Hauka,    Kay  Franske   and   Ruth   Harrison.  Present also were affiliates,  Mrs. Leona Gatz, PM, Triumph  Chapter;   Mrs.   Edith   Fraser,  PM, Princess Patricia Chapter  and Mrs. Helen Grisack, PM,  St. Claire Chapter.  Past Patrons were Ted Shaw  Harry Mylroie, John Donolly  and John Harrison. Past mar  trons and past , patrons were  the recipients of gifts.  Nine charter members were  present and received 25 year  pins which were mounted on  silver stars attached to a silver  cord to be worn for.that.event  ing ^ around the neck. These  were presented by the worthy  patron. Presented by- Lorrie  Bryson, PM, were sprays of  flowers, gifts from the Worthy  Matron and brought by her  from Hawaii.,  Charter, members Mesdames  .Tylargaret ���., .Trueman, Bessie"  ISfeaflr, "PMviva" Lyons, i>bris t  Drummond PM- Mary Pratt,  Rae Kolterman PM, Christine  Anderson PM, and Madge  Newman were f urtftier honored  by a choral group consisting of  CALL MOST  MAXIMUM  23< A MINUTE  when you dial yourself  between 11 juit and $ am.  IMPORTANT  In exchanges where DDD is not yet available calls that could otherwise  be dialed direct will be handled by the operator at the customer dialed rate.  This rate does not apply to operator handled calls.  '��� *mm'  Steele, Jo Myroie/PM, Nancy  Douglas, Edna Jure PM andi  Grace Gumming, PM, Mary  Stan Trueman AP and Eleanor  White, accompanist, singing  very new words to a very'old  tune, Sweet Genevieve, .remodelled for the occasion.  A condtensed history of the  chapter was read by Grace  Cumming PM. Mrs. Margaret  ��wan PM Grand representative of South Dakota, was presented by the worthy matron.  All guests and members were  given a lapel decoration in the  anniversary motif.  Not to be outdone by the1;  brillianoe of the chapter room  the banquet room had not been  neglected in the way of "''dec-.  oration. Mrs. Doris Drummond  PM and her committee had  .Converted it to a silver, and  rose picture  dominated by a  painting or a rosy birth6_iy  cake, the head table centred  by a huge birthday cake, the,  long tables angling out from  it lighted by individual candles  and made gay with flower-  and place cards.  Supper was serve- by a kitchen staff supervised by Mrs.  Edith Milne and Mrs; Marj  David.  Everywhere, throughout the  evening, the fine hand and  careful planning of the worthy  matron was. evidenced. Fujn  and games under the leadership of Mrs. Bea; Rankin PM  and Mrs. Jo Mylroie PM, took  place after supper. Mrs. Grace  Cumming PM and Mrs. Muriel  Eggins each woii, a beautiful  cushion in si. free* draw.  .  ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL  IS A PART OF THIS  COMMUNITY  ARE YOU ?  Join St. Mary's Hospital Society NOW!  ST. MARY'S H6SPITAL SOCIETY  SECHELT, B.C.  Enclosed please find $2.00 for membership.  Name _r_ ..   Address    Sunshine Coast Regional District  NOTICE of PUBLIC HEARING  AMENDMENT TO ZONING BY-LAW  Pursuant to Section 703 of the Municipal Act, a  Public Hearing will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday,  .February 23,1974, at the Madeira Park Hall, Madeira  Park, Pender Harbour, to consider By-law 35 (22)  ��� a By-law to amend the Sunshine Coast Regional  District Zoning By-law 35, 1970. All persons who  deem their interest in property affected by the proposed by-law shall be afforded an opportunity to be  heard on .matters contained in the by-law.  The intent of the By-law is to rezone from RIII  - Residential III to SRI������- Specif ic Use Residential I  Block 1, Plan 4777, D.L. 1362  Portions of Block 2, Plan 4777 lying to the east of the  Francis Peninsula Road ^  Blocks 3, 4, 5 and 6, Plan 4777, D.L. 1362  All of D.L. 1390 Except of Parcel B, Plan 4276; Lot  1, Plan 4276; Lots B, 0 &D, Plan 12850; Refi. Block  49, Plan 4276, Lots 1, 2, 3, Block 50, Plan 8566.  And to rezone from RIII"- Residential in to CU-  Commercial II  Lots B, C, D, Plan 12850, D.L. 1390 >  Rem. Block 49, Plan 4276, D.L. 1390  '  Y   ' "������ ���'��� ������'   ���' '���"������' J"-' . ������":    ���' '���'-. ���'���'������     .-.   ���  Lots 1, 2 & 3, Block 50, Plan 8566,D:L. 1390  Take notice that the above is a synopsis of a  By-law that may be inspected at the Regional District Off ice, Davis Bay, at the times indicated namely  KWtpnday to Friday; 8:30 a.m: to 12:30 p.m. and 1:00  pm. to 4:00 pin., and the synopsis is not intended to  be arid not deemed to be an interpretation of the  By-law r  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DlSTHlCT  BOX 800,  SECHELT, B.C.  E. WILLMOTT  SECRETARY-TREASURER how does it feel  to own  On March 1, 1974, Canada's largest insurance company will  be in full swing. And you own it. It's THE INSURANCE  CORPORATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. And because ifs  yours, you have a right to be proud of it.  In a few days, Autopian will go into effect. And every  British Columbian can be proud of his insurance corporation���  your insurance company. That's the new slogan, and we  feel that it's an important one.  We will provide the lowest possible cost auto insurance, the  best claims service, and most importantly, a responsiveness to  all British Columbians. After all, you're the boss.  INSURANCE CORPORATION II OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  your insurance company  ���/.. Kiwanis offer     Concert attracts many  big thank you  The Sunshine Coast Kiwanis  Cluib of Gibsons announces  ���some recent healthy donations  to their Kiwanis Village for  Senior Citizens.  The Booming Crew at L &  K Lumber: D. Gillett, G. Dor-  ais, G. Day, N. WolansM, H.  Jackson, K. Johnson, D. Hobbs,  T. Graydon, N. Kruse, J. Gritt,  L. Skinner, C. WIeatheral, L.  Fortney, J. Duffy, D. Davies,  R. Kurucz, G. Davies; plus a  matching donation from the L  &; K Lumber Co. Head office in  North Vancouver.  A repeat donation from the  Howe Sound Farmers' Institute by Mrs. B. Chamberlin  and Mrs.  Gwen Nimmo.  Form the funds of the old  Gibsons Firemen's Ball team  signed over by Ann Drum-'  . mond and Loraine McKay, also  Gibsons United Church Women for furnishings in the attractive Haley Hall, the lounge  area for the Village Homes.  Individual donations, Mr*.  Maria Hubel of the Cedars, Inn,  Ken Fiedler, Mrs. G. Winram,  and D. J. Roy. The flower selling ladies, Mrs Frida Kerbis  and Mrs. Bernice Chamberlin,  wttio have been selling flowers  for the .last four years.  Th Kiwanis club is now selling tickets on a deluxe color  TV courtesy of John Harvey  and Philco Ford of Canada.  Tickets are available from all  club members.  The Sunshine Coast Kiwanis  Village will cost over $300,000  after full landscaping and ditching are completed. This i?  about $10,000 over budget, so  you can see why all donation-  will   be   gratefully   receivied.  Gibsons Gower Point Glad  Tidings Tabernacle inspirational and musical conicerts continue to draw good audiences.  Saturday evening Pastor  Nancy Dykes and her local  congregation took over the  auditorium of Gibsons United  Church hall, to sponsor a  swinging instrumental and  singing group recruited from  the Vancouver Tabernacle.  This musical group of six  talented musicians, electric  guitars, piano and violin, under direction of Bob Hubble,  violinist, formerly of Haney,  along with four singers gave a  tuneful and rousing performance of; old-time religion, western style.  The audience identified itself with the visiting musicians, who maintained their  verve throughout the performance of pentecostal-cxriented  hymns led off by the Old Time  Religion, which quickly warmed the congregation.  Pastor Dykes, characterizing the concert as a free an|d  easjy, western style jubilee^  gave a positive affirmation of  faith and led the singing in  the stirring Love is Flowing  Like a River. Another memb'cj:  of the Vancouver group gave  musical testimony, accompanying himself on his guitar.  Dave Paulson, a familiar figure around Gibsons7for several  years, now a member of the  Vancouver Tabernacle, also  gave testimony at the close of  the concert. Following the performance, a social hour with  coffee and cookies was enjoyed.  At the conclusJon.of the eve  ning, Pastor Dykes announced a return engagement of the  popular Australian instrumental and singing group The Firebrands on April 20 and 21 and  at a later date, the New Dimensions.  Hobby show  during April  The Sunshine Coast Asfts  council is planning a Hobby  show in Sechelt during April.  As it involves a lot of worjsf  and time the Arts council  would like anyone interested  in putting their hobby in the  show to phone 885-9996 or 885-  2198r If there is a good response the Arts Council will  proceed with the show. Hob1-  bies from all ages are accepted.!  v*  -   ,  We can offer you two weeks'   .  holiday with pay, a generous  pension   scheme,   and   nine   i  well-paid bachelors on our  -r ��� -s��tef-_. _.  12   Coast News, Feb. 11, 1074.  Driving school  plans outlined  Don Montgomery, principal  of ]31phinstone Secondary  school outlined to the school  board at last -week's meeting  the proposal for implementing  a driver training program  sponsored by Gibsons Lions  club.  The propoisal is due to star!  next September. The chief  problem as, he explained' it to  the board, was screening personnel for the in-car training.  The description of. the course  covers a 25 hour theory course  and an 8 to 10 hour in-car  course.  Under this scheme the sponsors    provide    a    three-twee^  training course   at   the  UBC  summer school and the only  cost   involved  would   be  the  teacher's board which he felt  could  be  undertaken by the  Lions  club.  It was also suggested the  course  might, be  extended to  Pender Harbour  Major automobile companies  supply training care on a three  month   basis,    he   explained.  Each three months the course  would obtain a fresh car with  the  other  being.returned to  the company. Mr. Montgomery  said that in the grade 110 clapfe  "there would be about 60 pupils  16 or over who could take advantage' of the course. The applicant would be provided with  a   temporary   license   which  would   become  permanent   if  the applicant passed the course  . Mr. Montgomery was asked  by the boaad to prepare a tentative budget to be presented  at   a  March  meeting  of  the  board with the Lions club.  CROSSWORD PUZZLE  .   ACROSS.  ' 1. Peruvian  city  4. Mop  8. One  kind  of boss  10. Present  11. African  desert  12. Girl's  name  13.   Burrows  14. Scottish  county  16. Concealed  . 17. Sandy's  vocabulary  18. Bond of  kinship  19. King (Sp.)  20. A check  22. Not once  24. One of  Nelson  Eddy's hits  26. Moslem  faith  27. out  (supplemented)  30. Statute  31. Empty talk  (slang)  33. Crete  mountain  34. Man's  nickname  35. Arbor,  Michigan  36. Insect  37. Andy's pal  39. Flock ot  - geese  41. Encounter  42; Obliterate  43. Exclusively  44. Ribbed  fabric  DOWN  1. David's  chief  officer  2.200  milligrams,  in jewelry  3. Christmas  carol  (4 wds.)  4. That girl  5. Christmas  carol  (3 wds.)  6. More  esthetically  phony  7. Small  and  glittering  8. Sword,  British  style  9. Christmas  carol -  (3 wds.).  11. European  river ~  15. Whirl  21. Cambodia's  Lon  Today's Answer  23. Contend  25. Prose  narrative  26. Victims  of  refrigeration  28. Roman  magistrate  29. Boy  meets  girl  30. Texas  shrine  .  32. Kind of  drum  38. Eyelid  blister  40. Generation  WHY WAIT!  Ord  er your  NOW  COAST NEWS  886-2622 Coast Ntws, Feb. 20, 1974.   13  /"  !   -  THE GOVERNMENT  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE  1974 BUDGET HIGHLIGHTS  HOUSING  Last session, a new department in the British Columbia Government was established. The 1974 provincial budget includes several  major articles with respect to housing. A budget of $72 million  has been established for the Department of Housing, including  $50 million for land assembly and servicing. Ten million dollars  will be provided for the construction of 1600 homes for elderly  citizens and an additional expenditure of $40 million wiil be made  available for first and second mortgages for homes.  RESOURCE DIVIDEND GRANT  A grant to all.residents up to the age of 65 renting living space  will be established. The annual grant will be $30; an increase in  the grant to those residents over 65 will bring their .total annual  Resource Dividend Grant to $80. The grants are provided from  funds collected in the resource areas and are, in fact, a return  of the resource dividends to the people of,British Columbia.  This Resource Grant, for the first time, recognizes renters and  their contribution to school taxes.  ELDERLY CITIZENS  The Homeowner's Grant to those over the age of 65 will be retained at $250. As well, the annual Renter's Grant will be increased  from $50 to $80, and $10 million will be provided to build homes  for the elderly citizens of British Columbia. As well, $15.3 million  will be provided for Mincome [guaranteed minimum income),  which now includes all residents 60 years of age and over, and  the handicapped. An additional $10.5 million wiil be provided for  the funding of the Pharmacare programme already introduced.  Pharmacare will provide free prescription drugs for the elderly  citizens of British Columbia.  In the past year, the provincial cash  surplus has increased more than $45 million while the debt  of the province has. been reduced by over $75 million. The  pride I feel in this budget is not simply the pride of a government dedicated.to the pepple of British Cloumbia, our greatest  asset. It is a pride in the energy of  the people and a desire to ensure  that the people of British Columbia  get a fair return for that energy  expended. For the first time in the  history of British Columbia, budgetary expenditures will exceed $2 billion. These expenditures will be wholly  financed from the ordinary revenue  of this province, revenue deprived  from the resource-rich land, our second greatest asset. We British Columbians are anxious to see our great province grow and  prosper with respect to what nature has endowed us with and  with a sense of obligation to our fellow man. The expenditures  of this province in the coming fiscal year will be made for  people. Alf of the people in British Columbia.  HEALTH AND WELFARE  An additional $87 million over last year Will be provided to upgrade the operation of the province's hospitals, and $10 million  will go to the British Columbia Medical Centre. This year's budget  calls for the establishment of a g uaranteed income plan for farmers  witK an initial capital funding of $10 million and an additional  $10 million will be provided for the development of secondary  industry for agricultural products. Special emphasis, will also be  placed ph jnd_tn��Affairs, to ensure that children will be able to  remain with their.famiiies on. the reserves, and enjoy a higher  standard of living."  MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS ^  As previously announced, the government wHI be assumirjg^he  costs C$15 millionKpf administration of justice in municipa8t_js.  These costs were formerly, borne by local ratepayers. In addftfprjri  the municipal share of welfare costs will be dropped by j&r from  15% to 10%. The "per capita grant to municipalities will be,_i��K  creased by 6%%.  TAXATION  There will be no:increase in general taxes.for the citizens of  British Columbia.fAs well, Jhe 5% sales tax will be removed from  books and sec0ndrhand clothing and a special allocation of  $15 million will bejrriade for trie reduction of education taxes from  resident's property. Each home owner will receive a reduction of  school taxes by no less than $30 up to a maximum of $40. In  addition, the exemption limit for estates under the Succession  Duty Act and the" Probate Fees Act will be increased 1J4 times  from a $2,000 exemption to a $5,000 exemption.  COMMUNITY AFFAIRS  The Community Recreational Facilities fund will be increased by  an additional $10 million to provide additional cost sharing capital  for the construction of community recreational centres. As well,  $5 million will be added to the budgetary funding each, for culture,  physical fitness and amateur sports in the province.  ,  A special allocation will be used for the construction of two new  ferries and one truck carrier, all to be built in British Columbia -  by British Columbia craftsmen. The effect of this $35 million  appropriation will ripple throughout supporting industries as well,  providing manypidditiona! jobs in secondary and tertiary  industries.  For your own copy of the 1974-1975 Provincial Budget, please  write to: Hon. D. Barrett, Minister of Finance, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.  V8V 1X4.  Premier and Minister oi Finance.  .!>'  Letters fo Editor  Rigjht Hon. Pierre E. Trudeau,  House of Commons,  Ottawa.  Dear Mr. Trudeau:  Why doesn't this great country of Canada send a delega!^  tion to Great Britain,, France,  Holland and other countries of  Europe and the Middle East to  studfy sewage farms and good  old-fashioned     (primitive, , in  fact!) "put and take" systems?  In Great Britain,  where  I  spent the first 50 years of my  life, sludge, the by-product of  treating sewage until it is clear  water, is a source of revenue  to the cost of maintaining the  sewage farms. For horticulture'  it is as good as farmyard ma->  nitre, easy to handle, as it is  the  consistency of damp  ash  and has no odor. It is delivered  by the half or whole truck-;  load   and   personally   I   have' '  wheeled dozens of barrow loads  and spread it over rose beds  and kitchen vegetable gardens.  I have now been 12' years in  Canada and find the price of  blood and bone fertilizers too  costly.   Wood  ash  I  have  in  Plenty,   and  yearly trips for1  sacks of sheep manure at 80c  per   bag is  exhausting  in  a  small Austin 1300!  Instead of polluting the Fra^  ser River with primary treated  sewage (instead of secondary)  and spoiling the profitable salmon^ runs and devastating water fowl^population, why can't  this method be used here? The  farming area of the Fraser Val  ^^<^ld profit-from sludgj  addled^ barnyard manure, es-  ^ally u% tMs^period of World  shortage of fertilizers   -  AU over "primitive" Europe-  ���where the best and most ffla-  vorsome of vegetables are  grown, who-wins all the prizes  at the small horticultural  shows? These with outhouses v  as a,/ general rule!  Think of these things and  consult witih your health and  agriculture    ministers   before  we^are destroyed by wasteful  pollution. Re-cycling is in its  infancy here. Why not send a  delegation to Finland, now one  of   the   most   self-supporting  ���countries of the world,  who  paid her full war debts to the  U.S.A. There is no waste there  and no pollution either! I have  hved and workedrin that country,    Finland,    four    winters  ,1938/39.71-48/49 and re-visited  it in 1955.  Hoping as a taxpayer and  voter, for more firm and sensible policies in future and a  willingness to learn from our  mutual "Old Country" heritages, instead of always trying to follow U.S.A. policies  ��� DOROTHY GREENE  Editor: -Last month you  printed a letter from us out?-  . lining our concern that the  CBC become a more vital expression of Canadian life and  culture. May we ask now the  . courtesy of your columns to  thank your readers for tiheir  response?  The more than 350 letters-  received from readers across  B.C. have been forwarded to  the ORTG along with a brief  to the hearing to decide on the  CBC's license renewal for the  next five years.  We plan to attend the hearings wihich begin February 18  iii Ottawa in order to request  that the CBC: cease commercial advertising; increase the  number of Canadian programs;  extend CBC service to outlying areas; and increase regkn>-  ai programming.  Again, we want to thank you  and your readers for your cooperation.  ���Robert Harlow, Tom Shan-  del,  Wally  Hamilton,   Vi-  anne Lyman, Marianne  West, Tony Williams.  HUME AN ALTERNATE  Aid. Ted Hume of Gibsons  council has been appointed  Gibsons alternate delegate on  the Regional District board.  Aid. Kurt Hoehne was elected  by public vote as Gibsons Ref  gionai board representative^! Brothers Park now village owned  14   Coast News, Feb. 20, 1974.  The transfer of jurisdiction  of Brothers Memorial Class C  Provincial Park from the parks  branch of the Department of  Recreation and Conservation  and a local park board to the  Village of Gibsons has taken  place.  Brothers Memorial Provincial Park was established in  3__>1 on five acres donated by  Mr. G.W. Jackson of Vancouver  The *park was named Brothers  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.  Memorial in commemoration of  the Jackson brothers and the  Burns brothers, leading citizens 6f the old Gibsons Landing district. In 1958 ten acres  adjoining the park were added  to the park as a centennial project and in 1963 a boundary  adjustment was made resulting in the addition of* an acre  to the park to give the' parte  its present area of 16 acres*.  When Brothers Memorial  Provincial Park was established!, it was outside the boundaries of Gibsons. The village  has since extended its bound'-'  aries to include the park and  consequently it became necessary to transfer jurisdiction  of the park to village authorities. Gibsons will now assume  responsibility for protection,  management, and development  of the park.  aJK^Rr **��'  SUMMER PRINTING  Get Tours Done Now  Coast News Ph. 886-2622  Island population now on increase  A New Book  His second volume of poems and sonnets,  with hand drawn illustrations  This new book is now on sale at the Coast News  and other places on the Sunshine Coast  $1.00 per copy includestax  By mail, add 25jq for handling and mailing  Illustrations were hand drawn by Lloyd and Robert Barnes,  Joka Zuidema and Pam Sommerfield  It was printed by the Coast News  The continuous increase of  population on the islands of  Howe Sound, particularly those  not serviced by B.C. Ferries,  indicates a definite need for  a privately operated Water  Taxi Service for this area. Not  only is there an ever increasi-  ing number of tourists and  summer campers there is also  more and more people who  have dreamed of retiring to  an island taking up permanent residence.  Many of these people axe  unable to own, maintain or operate their own boats, particularly in the inclement weather of the winter months, and  therefore are reliant on someone else for transportation,'  particularly in emergencies.  With these thoughts in mind  John Knight and his partner.  Jack Myers inaugurated the  Howe Sound Water Taxi,  which was operated for several years by the late OrfviUe  Becker under the name of the  Langdale Water Taxi.  Although at present it is a  two. man operation, with the  The First Canadian Bank  TOJLL IM OF MIIMRKU,IISTOHBKS  . * ' ���' ���"������ /   ..'���.. ��� ,   - v  ��� ������   r    ���     :  ���   ' ' J5"  i  We will be commencing bookkeeping with our'on-line'computers  March 1st. and would request your co-operation in using your  'fully encoded' Personalized cheques immediately if you are not  already doing so.  If the cheques you are presently using do not have TWO SETS of  'Encoding' as indicated below, please call at the office and we  shall order your cheques free of charge.  Thank you for your co-operation.  '^w-J A_K *"- ;'i*-- ^;tfe_UY-; 2r"*�� -"% -  ViOC "^  ���tx       * *   \i V ... -* ' .*& /*  "... *."��� '      tyT<     \  &*&VV  --:?y-V& -Jtfti__'.y. :* '  **/  -t'th?  _?'"  i pi ^  V.  ^ .'  -    -  '  .;���*  _���_���  Bank of Montreal  SUNSHINE COAST BRANCHES  ddspatdhing chores and office  management in the .capable  hano> of wife, Jo. Knight intimated that he and his part  ner, .Jack Myers, a long time  summer,resident of New Brigh  ton, have in mind adding additional units and pilots to the  fleet as the Gambier - Keats  and West Howe Sound area  influx of summer campers and  permanent residents calls for  increased service.  As a resident of these parts  from early childhood, and later as a sergeant in charge of  the Vancouver Police Patrol  Boat., for 20 years, Knigh*  knows the local waters like the  back of his hand, and his calm,  efficient piloting, quietens the  fears of even the most nervt-  ous passenger. He is available  in emergencies around the  clock and operates in most  weatther conditions peculiar to  the West Howe Sound area. .  A tall, spare ramrod figure  of a man, he retired from the.  Vancouver Police Force in 1970  after 35 years, of service. Up  from the rank of rookie constable, he was successively in  charge of Harbour patrol, the  Stanley Park Mounted patrol,  and training-of the well known  Vancouver police dogs, and  spun put his years of service  as, field7? supervisor of these  squads and second in command  of other special services.  After many years as summer  campers on Gambier, the  Knights are permanent residents of New Brighton. It did  not take John long to realize  the idea of retirement yeans  was not just lolling around at  his eternal ease for the rest of  his life going fishing ibut musft  have some challenge to justify  his existence. He is ideally  suited to the Water Taxi business.  Egg supplies  to be heavy  '   February's Food Outlook bv  , the  Economics  Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa.  Pork: > Slaughterings in both  Eastern and Western Canada  may average close to year earlier levels.  Beef: Slaughtering levels  may average close to one year  ago.  Eggs: Supplies will be heavier than we have ever had.  (Poultry: Broiler chickens  will be more plentiful. Other  poultry will be in adequate  supply.  Fruit: Storage holdings of  domestically produced apples  and pears in the Eastern half  of Canada are smaller than a  year ago and in Western Canada they are larger.  Vegetables: Storage holdings  of potatoes across Canada are  the lowest of the past five'  years. Eastern Canada stocks  are below last year and those  of Western Canada about the  same. Onion, carrot, - cabbage  and rutabaga holdings are adequate to plentiful.  HISTORY WANTED  T.R. Broadland, chief of the  Historic Parks and1 site division of the provincial parks  branch seeks information on  moumental plaques in the province. The board seeks those  of a type that describe a person, place or event of local or  regional significance.  6* ��Mc- B**&'  Knit him a great jacket for  sports, car trips, relaxing!  Bold stripes brighten belted  jacket he'll wear and enjoy all  seasons! Design is easy and  interesting. Use worsted in 3  colors. (Pattern 7263: Sizes 36-  42 incl.  , $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 Progreaa  ave, Scarborough, Ont. MTT4P7  For All Your  Knitting Needs  The Yarn Barn  Cowrie St., Sechelt, 5-9305  %A  SHAPE IS PUKE FLATTERY in a princess pantsuit  or dress with a breezy, young  pleat play at the sides. Choose  pastel knits, linen.  Printed Pattern" 4 5 3 _ :  Half Sizes 10%, ,12%, 14%,  '16%, 118%. Size 14% (bust 37)  pantsuit 2% yard- 60-inch.  Send one dollar for each  pattern - cash or cheque or  money, order. Add 15 cents for  each pattern for first class  mailing and special handling-  to Anne Adams Patterns, c/o  Coast News Pattern Dept. 60  Progress ave., Scarborough,  Ont. MIT _P7  FABRIC HOUSE  GIBSONS  For all you? Sewing  and Knitting Needs  Marine Drive 886-7525 V-.-C'- tv4       CJ*  the ^experts"  told us  to go slow.  but you told us  to get  When public insurance was just a concept, the  "biggies" said that no one would believe it. When  public auto insurance was devised, they said  that it wouldn't work. When ICBC went into  business, the "giants" said they'd fight it. But  they forgot, that it's PUBLIC auto insurance,  that it's your insurance company, and  they can't beat it.  Even though everything isn't finished  yet, the claims centres not completed,  the computers not fully operational,  the mounds of papers not yet all  ^sorted, AUTOPLAN is working. It's  working because of the dedicated  people at ICBC who are doing the  superhuman task of creating the  largesPiTtstlrance comparrry-inl-  -    the country, and we're doing it  because we believe in this province.  The people at ICBC are very  glad that we've been able to do  this in one year. V\fe only  wish that we could have done  more. So please bear with us.  We need your help to make  Autopian work: You have a  stake in it, too. After all,  it's your company.  you're the boss  v  INSURANCE CORPORATION II OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  your insurance company 16   Coast News, Feb. 20,1974.  Power Squadron told of trip  I  BRUNO QERUSSI, star of CBC television's brilliantly  successful Sunday evenng series The Beachcombers,  which is filmed at Gibsons, on British Columbia's beautiful west coast. ���,:_^-5i- ~   -Yfi -  Australia buys Beachcombers  t The sale of 39 episodes of  the CBC-TV series The Beachcombers, to the Australian  Broadcasting Commission is  announced by A. -H. Partridge,  CBC English Division Head of  - Foreign Relations and Export  Sales.  The Beachcombers, which  stars Bruno Gerussi, made its  debut on CBC television Oct. 1  1972. Now in its second season,  the series has risen to a top  position in audience ratings,  with an audience of well over*  three million, putting it in the  same bracket as The Partridge  Family and M;AvSiH. J  In a survey conducted for  English-speaking Canadians,  the CBC. with 2,000 respondents acrolss the country, it was  found 'that 21 percent of all  12 and over, watched the January 27 episode of The Beachcombers, for a total of 2,670,000  Past BBM Bureau of Measurement research figures indicate  that appoximately 750,000 children under la watch . The  Beachcombers.  * (Produced by: Philip Keatley  of CBG Vancouver, the Beachcombersis filmed on location  at Gibsons, just a few minutes'  seaplane ride from downtown  Vancouver. '  . Cast membera in addition to  Bruno Gerussi, who plays log  salvager Nick . Adttoidas, " are  Rae Brown as Mg^ jCiarmody5,  Bob (Park and Ju_*_tte Randall  as Hugh and l^garet Car-  mody, Molly's ^ahddhildren;  Pat John as Jesse Jim, and  Robert Clothier as Relic.  LA. Royal Canadian legion 109  RUMMAGE SALE  Thursday, February 21, 12 to 3 p.m.  LEGION HALL, GIBSONS  Thirty members of the Suh-  shine Coast Power- Squadron  piloted their way to the hojgie.  of Commander Don and Hazel  Hadden in Selma Park, Ft}..,  Feb. 15, eaiger to see films'  and hear tales of Vancouver  Power Squadron member Herb  Brimble and his -mate Blanche.  First  off the   reel  was  his  second  mOvie,   a  cohtinuatabn  of their trip down the Missas-  sippi.   Their   vessel  is  a   22'  Starcraft wth a 120 MercCruis-  er   motor.   Dry   land   sailors  were "of greatest help in telling  them  of  local  water(way  idiosyncrasies,   historical   sites  and in general taking a great  interest in their expedition.^  New Orleans, the last port  of call on this trip was. tlhe  embarkation point for their  next venture, across the Atlantic Ocean to England!, but not  in their 22 footer,, which .was  shipped across.  Compensation came on their  arrival in England ais they  planned their trip on the inland waterways. Travel on  the canals in Britain is slow  and leisurely, speed limits 4  mph, rising in some areas to 8,  giving one plenty of time to  savor some Of the old Country's historic buildings.  However,   we   can consider ���  ourselves fortunate  travelling  Canadian waters, for each little place'you travel to a^ license must be purchased^  The most' important piece of  equipment on board is an accurate depth sounder, and as  always an extra prop, is good  although Herb and Blanche  used the same prop on all wa��-  " ters. Their major incident, was  getting a complete bedspring  coil wrapped completely  around their, gear, necessitating cutting . it off piece by  piece-  Members are looking forward to the next series of pictures as Herb arid Blanche  Brimble return to England in  five months fo the start o_5  their canal tripis through Europe. Hearty -thanks were expressed for the Brihbles' visit.  The next meeting will be  March 15 at the home of John  and Ann.DeKleer, Davis Bay.  SECHELT AND DISTRICT ASSOCIATION  FOR RETARDED CHILDREN  Annual General Meeting  Wednesday Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m.  SUNSHINE SCHOOL; GIBSONS  r"       IM IT.  Mary Hunter widely mourned  IThe news off the paslsingS  away on Jan. 27, of Mrs. Mary  Hunter in . the Vanderhoof  General Hospital was sadlylre-  ceived by the many friends  and neighbors who knew.'Jier  during the years she and her  hu-band George were members of the community,'^cHQ'  Granthams Landing and .^ell  known in the surrounding  areas.   . ,.      . ���   .��� ^7'-^. '.__  Mary was born and educated  in Saskatchewan and owrjed-  and operated her own coffee  shop at the age of 22. The foil-  lowing year she joined. ^the  Women's Division of the Canadian Air Force. While serving  at a Canadian bomber bas�� she  was placed in charge of^t^ .  diet for the entire unit wittj^a  staff of oyer 40.,\ A_.terY3$��  yeans overseas she: returned to  Canada in. 1945 as a sergeant  and was awarded the .Canadian Volunteer -Service and  Clasp Defence medals.   -  Tth following year Mary.jnet  and married George Hunter  and they moved to Granthams  in June 1047\w_.ere they owned and operated -the Guest  House. It was here that Mary  gained fame for her superb  meals and took active interest  in many community affairs..  Mary was elected the first  president of the Kinette club  when organizd in Gibsons.  While residing in Granthams  she was also busy helping to  raise three sons, Ian, David  and Wendell.  In 1962 George and Mary  Hunter started a new venture  by opening the first coin-oper-  to gel rents  iSpeaking to the school board  on behalf of the Sunshine Coast  Recreation Association which is  financing a curling rink in the  ., Sedhelt area, Gordon Dixon  said the association needed  $30,000a year income.  He informed the board at its  meeting last week that it would  arrange for curling Monday,  T^iesday* and TWedhesday of  each week and arrange the  -thei*7 days for the benefit of  school children and others on  a rental basis. He expected the  building would be constructed  by May _1 and figured the outside cost would be $450,000.,  SEEK GARBAGE LICENSE  _Hlni_h_ne Coast Disposal Services has again applied for a  license from Gibsons council  to operate a disposal container  service within the village. The  last time tfliis came befpiJe  council the matter was talked  out resulting in no action being taken other than there  would be no change in the garbage Collection system.  ated dry-cleaning establishment, located in Sunnycrest  Shopping Centre, which Mary  managed. successfully uh_l  1966.   -'..".  The Hunters then moved to  an area 25 miles east of Vanderhoof on Highway 16 where  they built the Beaver Campsite which served the many  tourists travelling the province and attracted campers  from all parts of Canada and  the U.S.  Her many friends will long  remember    her . bright    and.  cheerful personality  and her  willingness  to  ���elp  in   community affairs.  - Glasses, Cups and Saucers, disbes, kitchen juten-  sils�� straineris, rblting pins,  trays, golf cart, wig, sweaters, hats; purses��� all on  the "White Elephant"  shelves at Miss Bee's Sechelt.  '^^^M'^^~"""J""in~in~iPi_ri_rLJ_j _ruT_  BAHAT  A Religion Without Clergy  At the heart of the Baha'i community, all peoples.without exception, benefit from equal right's. Community  decisions come about after courteous and frank consultation performed' in the spirit of love.  Local and National Spiritual Assemblies direct the affairs of their respective communities. On a universal  level, The Universal House of Justice, a supreme assemr  bly assumes this role.  All these assemblies are regularly elected by the conir  munity without the use of political propaganda or elect  tioneering. -these elections "aire held in the atmosphere  of togetherness, unity, and love.  At many regular meetings each believer is free to pres>-  ent his ideas ahd thoughts to these assemlblies and participate actively in the .direction of the affairs of v thje  F^iti-v, r r . -      -'  Since a privileged class does not exist in the Baha'i Faitfti  all the activities are dependent upon the univertal participation of all the believers.  Ph. 886-7355  Thousands of copies have been produced for lawyers  real estate companies and others on this Coast News XEROX  Yours can also be copied at rates varying  according to the quantity required  Phone 886-2622 for further information


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