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Array The Sunshine  y  Provincial Library,  Victoria* E* C.  Printed and Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Planning costs jump  10c yer copy  Volume 27 Number 49, December 18, 1974  The regional board's provisional ,bud|get for  1975 reveals  an increase tax requisition of  122% to the villages of Gibsons  and   Sechelt   for   community  planning, Alderman Kurt Hoehne told Gibsons council Tuesday night.  Hoehne said that the increase," which amounts to $23,-  685, is the, villages' share and  that the participation of Gibsons alone in this function was  not visible in the preliminary  budget. ' .  Hoehne also stated that the  tax requisition increase for  general government services  has increased by $15,000 or  22%, and for garbage sites the  increase was $14,000 or 24.5%.  Although the actual dollar  increase in tax requisition will  be borne, iby Gibsons and Sechelt the  percentage  increaseV  will  apply equally to the individual villages,   y    v  Hoehne said'that he did nqt,  know at this time what the:  actual dollar increase would?  be for Gibsons and will ask thef  Regional board for a break-1  down in the figures "so -we'  know exactly what the Gibsons taxpayer is paying."  School strap debated  Being' reported to a parent  is the worst punishment that  a school can inflict in the eyes  of most students.  This was a consensus reached at a meeting between representatives of .the Sechelt Indian Band and the school board  where topics of discussion centred around classroom management, student discipline, racial discrimination, and communication     between    home,  school and students.  Trustee Celia Fisher, reporting on the meeting at last  week's school board meeting  said that representatives of the  Indian band were interested in  hearing parent reaction' concerning the re-institution of  the strap as a disciplinary  measure.  The Indian band felt that  most small children would react poorly to being strapped  Holiday deadline!  The Coast News Christmas issue will be published on Monday, December 23 this year which  means that all advertising should be in the Coast  News office by - p.m., Saturday, December 21-.  .   \ Yiye,#_-T'remain open Saturday and Sunday,  Dec. 21 and 22 and close from Dec. 23 to Dec. 291  The first paper in the new yea_\wttl be Wed-  t nesday, January'8:   " " r  ,)����������� I"  by a stranger. }^>'  Fisher  told  the  board thai*?  the minister of education ma^!.  be considering re-institution of  the strap "because of parental*  and professional pressure'  groups."  Trustee   Joe   Horvath   said'  that if the strap was re'-insti-;;  tuted it "would be even less ef-"  fective than before. "We must'  develop/ another system of discipline. I'm convinced it's in-'  volving    the    parents    much  more." ^   '  Trustee John MacLeod complained that it's "the. parents"  of the kids who cause all the;.  trouble who we can never get*'  ahold of."  Gibsons voters  iSome weeks ago, John Lewis,  <cth!aii___an oif the mini-bus  committee said: "Ifs going to  be a great day when I can see  that bus travelling on the  highway." That great day has  finally arrived.  Last Friday afternoon, driver  Al Savage of Halfmoon Bay  rolled the new three-quarter  ton mini-bus in front of Gibsons municipal hall and out  stepped the first passengers.  Among those were (above)  John Lewis,  right,  and Ellen  Bragg, left, who, as members  of the Sunshine Coast Human  Resources Society have worked long and hard to make the  bus a reality.  MLA Don Lockstead was  present for the inaugural trip,,  and on behalf of Human Re- '  sources Minister Norman Levi  congratulated all those involved. Mr. Lockstead said that  he had received {word frcwn  Lsvi that the mini-bus oper-  The mini-bus has a capacity  of 11 passengers and has removable seats and an electric  lift at the back to accommodate Wheel chairs.  - Alljusers must obtain registration cards which are available oh request from St. Mary's  Hospital, mental clinics, dental' clinics and the human resources offices.  The'bus is primarily intend?  ed to * serve those who7 have  ating grant would be $2322 per    difficulty  in  obtaining tiding  month to the end of ithisi^ar^Y?7iJo^ta_^on to essential services.  Most people would admit the  open area at Gibsons .Elementary school has been a failure.  This is the general sentiment  of the school board which has  been trying' to alleviate "psychological problems" at Gibsons Elementary.  The board has called in experts to conduct air tests in  the open area of the school because the ventilation is poor  and children are being sent  home.  "People are not happy with  the open area. Maybe we  should just abolish it," Chairman Agnes Labonte suggested.  Peter Prescesky, building  and grounds committee chairman, said that the _ecor is  dingy and dark and that brightening up the rooms, would  make things better.  "The open area has been  there for six years and there  has beeh one problem after another," trustee Celia Fisher  commented.   l  Oil companies pressured  Local political pressure is  being placed on oil companies  in an effort to have them concentrate all bulk oil stofage  facilities at one single terminal.  Alderman Kurt Hoehne told  1 council Tuesday night the* Indian council will provide adequate land on Reserve Number  v 2 in Sechelt subject to ecological studies.  Hoehne said the'rest is up  to the oil companies who have  been bucking the idea for  years. "The regional board  now has bylaws that will-not  allow expansion of existing oil  storage facilities." Present storage tanks and terminals are  located in Hopkins Landing,  Gibsons, Roberts Creek and  Davis Bay.  Alderman Stuart -Metcalfe  said he doubted whether the  Sechelt area is the best place  for such a common terminal  because there is poor anchorage there.  "But that doesn't matter to  Gibsons residents," Metcalfe  said, "and I am told it will  have no effect on the- cost of  our oil products."  Hall planned for public use  [Public involvement in clubhouse and grounds use of the  Old Age Pensioners association Franklin road project was  expressed at Monday night's  meeting of the Gibsons Voters  Association.    7' -  Jim Holt, ,1974 president informed the meeting that the  project, now partially completed was not solely for OAPO  members.lt Twas intended that  the public Tat large would benefit because i the OAPO would  not be using it on! a f uU^tixrie^  ^ba>sis. The public would be  Slbie ��� to; ^ld77d��tnces arid^other  public fiii^  ' Mr. Holt spoke of the excellent efforts that have been  made towards getting the project off the ground and he  praised the efforts of TKen  Stewart and Don MacKay for  .their nighttime hours of work.  He also praised the high school  students for their efforts at  helping. -  As the organization faced the  responsibility of raising two-  thirds; of $45,000 project cost,  money producing schemes must  beTused and.he mentioned the  Kiwanis were willing to pass  ; their summer boat raff le oyer  to 'them; Y ^ 'vyy?'���'������''" ^'';i:r: ���-���'  payer associations and is now  composed of Gibsons, /Pender  Harbour,    .-Gibsons     Heights,  ' Roberts , Creek and West Gibsons ratepayer organizations.  This was revealed at Monday  night's meeting of Gibsons Voters Association when Cliff Gilker, chairman of the Sunshine  Coast organization welcomed  Gibsons village as a member.  Mr. Gilker maintained the  council had done a great deal  of work in bringing to the attention of provincial authorities that Chapman Creek conditions required some official  attention or the area would be  deprived of its major water  source. Mr. Gilker said pres-  , sure from the Sunshine Coast  council did considerable good  for the community.  /  Winter club  plea rejected  Gibsons Winter Club received'word "last week that their  amplication for a local initiative grant (UP) has been  turned down.  The letter "of rejection from  provincial program manager K.  Ouellette states that other applicants from this area more  closely met the needs of the  community.v  It was reported at Gibsons  council meeting Tuesday night  that $14,000 had been allocated under the federal grant  scheme for a retarded child-'  ren's project in this area.  7 The winter club had planned  to use the 7 LIP grant to subsidize the cost of labor in construction of the curling rink.  KINETTE RAFFLE  The Kinette Christmas raffle  for $85 was won by Eleanor  Frefar of Gibsons. The winning  ticketi was drafwn by none  other than Santa; Claus -, (Har-  old" Phillips) 7 himself Y       ';  t j*   w,_ * m *  Last week RCMP began setting up their pre^Ohristsmas  spot checks and, if you're  caught drinking and driving a  Seek course  The Sechelt Indian Band is  interested in seeing the development of a course oh Indian  culture in local schools*  The band council, in a meeting with the school board, felt  that successful implementation  .of such a course through all  grade levels may reduce learning situation problems and racial discrimination which still  exists at the secondary school  leveL  It was pointed out by band  members that a knowledge of  native history would be of  rvalue as a means of appreciating the culture.  ,   BANDS TO PLAY  Music by the three Elphinstone Secondary school bands  jwill be'the main feature of the  concert :An Evening of Music'  at the Seohelt Elementary  school Thursday. Dec. 19 at  7:30 pjn.  The Sunshine Choristers will  be singing and commumty carol singing will provide, further  entertainment. A silver collection will be taken.  possible $300 fine and a license  suspension' is going to take a  good lot of cheer out of the  season.  Play it safe. Don't' get caught  in a spot check and don't get  caught in an accident. Call a  taxi or call a friend and you  won't get crH<?d into court.  Jarring scenes disturb!  PEP received a considerable  boost at TMonday night's meeting of Gibsons Voters Association when a disaster emergency movie really held the attention' of. members.  Aid. Kurf Hoehne, official  Gibsons representative iwith'  -PEP introduced Don Pye, Sunshine Coast' co-ordinator for  PEP (Provincial Elmergency  Program) who spoke on today's need for emergency disaster programs because of the  damaging products now transported from area to area which  could create disastrous effects  accidentally.  The movie which took viewers step by step through the  organization of a wide, area  emergency crew in the Los Angeles area, how it was built up  and What happened when it  held a full time practice and  eventually, the real thing, an  earthquake.  Aid; Hoehne recalled how  serious was the situation when  not too many years ago; an  eagle  downed a plane . inside  the village resulting in the  complete breakdown of communications when wires were  severed. He said it could happen again.  He commented on the fact  the people on whom the possibilities of an emergency  would fall failed to show up  for the picture. However he  intended to bring another picture from the PEP library involving a school bus disaster.  resigns  Regional post  Charles F. Gooding, regional  board director for Area C (Selma Park and Davis Bay) has  submitted his resignation, to  the board.  Taking Gooding's seat on the  board will be alternate director for that area Tim Frizzell.  It is reported Mr.. Gooding  has accepted a govje_njnent  post in New Zealand. ._     1  2     Coast News, Dec. 18, 1974.  Subscription Rates: British Columbia $4.50 per year:  $2.50 for six month-; Canada except B.C. $5.00 per year;  United States and Foreign $8.50 per year.  Published Wednesdays at Gibsons, B.C.  Ron Cruice, Publisher  Fred Cruice, Editor  Second Class Mail Registration number 0794. ,Return  postage guaranteed.  Phone mmi        PO Box 460, Gibsons. BX  11 |lll��lf_----__-_--.��ii-lll   ~^^MWi��^MWWii^��M^^Mi^*W��^��>MM^^^����^*'^"*"'**^^WW***,"*W*  Harmonious consensus?  Consumer prices tally fastest rise since controls taken off after the last war, TMs is what one eastern newspaper headlme states. There can clearly be lio room for  complacency about Canadian or international economies,  the president of the Bank of Nova Scotia says.  The wholesale price index (usually two months or  less ahead of the consumer index) for October was 17.9  percent higher than one year ago. The Canadian Imperial  Bank of Commerce chairman maintains inflation everywhere is essentially /'home-made''- anddomestic policies  can be used to combat it. Labor leader Joe Morris puts  thumibs down on wage controls.  After several years of repeated situations no different than the examples in previous paragraphs, the federal government is seeking a consensus of the situation  from those self-same people.  The prime ^minister explaining his request said the  consensus being sought is on achieving ways of slowing  down the rate of inflation, and he hoped to bring it down  to a level which will cause the government less concern.  That, he' said, is the general subject of concensus consultations. The object of meetings of various groups differs  according to the groups that are meeting. Various ministers will be meeting with various groups and discus*  sing different aspects of inflation with them, the prime  minister said.  It is quite possible no new assumptions will result  from this concensus. Perhaps the government is striving  to discover just how far it can go towards putting on  some sort of controls or perhaps the government is creating another stall in the hopes the cloud of inflation will  Start rolling away.  As the rolling away idea does not hold merit Richard Gwyh's article in the Vancouver Sun last week is  worth considering. In this article Mr. Gwyn maintained  consensus building is the weakest response government  can make to any problem. "Mr. Turner's calculation is  that it has to be tried first before anything more Draconian can beimposed on the country.  "By next spring," continues Mr. Gwyn,"Mr. Turner  will have his answer. His approach deserves a try. In  reserve he has already one valuable piece of information.  A post-election opinion poll by the Liberals showed TO  THEIR ASTONISHMENT, that a; majority still' favors  price and income controls." :  These concensus meetings will be held during January and February with the results becoming obvious  probably in March. The government may decide eventually to pin its future on the results of the consensus. Perhaps this is one phase of government activity which  should have open meetings ait which the press could reveal expressed opinions. They should make good reading.  Five Years Ago  Miss Winnifred Doherty bequeathed $10,000 to Gibsons  United iGhurch in her wiil.  Regional District water regulations set prices for domestic water ranging from $3.75  to $8.25 per month according to  pressure zones.  Mrs. Gertie Corlett who is  leaving for Haney was honored  by Women's Institute members  for her lengthy service.  Mrs RjH. Griggs reports she  has  Japonica   bush  and   California poppies  in bloom.  10 Tears Ago  The  Bank  of  Montreal  opens, a branch at Madeira Park  With A.R. Fromhold in charge.  ' Ken's Foodland ofifered four  pounds of sausage for $1.  Rev. Henry Kelly was installed as rector of StJBarth-  olome(Ws Anglican church by  Bishop   Gower.  A $350,000 hotel and marina  is proposed by Ernest Cart-  wright for the eastern section  of the Bay area.  The Sechelt's plebiscite on  Porpoise Bay shoreline property for a park was defeated  97 to 51.  15 Years Ago  ' With Bob Burns, municipal  clerk, in hospital in Vancouver,  Jules Mainil has replaced him  as clerk.  St. Mary's Hospital Society's  brief   outlining   new   hospital  requirements      was      highly  praised by government officials  About 200 attended the Peninsula Boxing club's boxing  card ih the old School Hall.  20 Years Ago  Ginanthams   wharf   float   received a bad pounding in a recent storm.  Further/meetings are planned by Sechelt to discuss a 10  acres of Wilson creek land to  foe used as a cemetery.  Heavy rains have created  situations on main highways  requiring immediate attention  of roads department men.  Increasing * school population with 244 at the elementary and 2C- at Elphinstone  High sohool requires an extra  elementary classroom.  25 Years Ago  A pianist at a Sechelt Legion concert played the Moonlight Sonata during a period  when lights were off due to  storm damage.  A public meeting called for  organization of a volunteer fire  department for Gibsons from  among businessmen.  The first winter's snow fell  and residents hoped it would  not be as bad a winter as in  the previous year.  Twenty groups sign a petition to break way from the  School District 46 (Sechelt).  The groups represent the surrounding islands.  .Killer whales (Orcinus orca)  are the largest dolphins in existence today. Like all whales  ���and dolphins, they ares aquatic  mammals "that have evolved  , from a terrestrial mammalian  ancestor. In fact their nearest  living land relatives are the  evenrtoed ungulates, such as  cattle ( and deer, which share  -with Cetaceans.  Killer whales therefore are  warm-blooded creatures' that  breathe air with lungs. Their  superficial resemblance to cold  blooded fishes merely indicates  that both types of animal are  adapted to the same, environment . "   .    - '       ..Whales and  dolphins maintain  their ho dy temperatures  with an insulating layer of fat;  called    blubber,    which    also  contributes   to   their   natural  buoyanjey.       TJhey       breathe  through a nasal opening at the  top of the head, called the blow  hole.   The   blowhole is   really;  the   modified   nostrils,   which  grated from the ancestral position at the front of the snout.  Young   dolphins   are   bbrh  tail-first   into  the, water   and  are able :to. swim by themselves  within minutes. They feed on  their   mother's   rich  milk  for  several .months,   the. mother  actually  being   able  to  squirt  the milk into her hungry off-  .spring's mouth!  Dolphins  have  developed  the  capacity  to produce high-frequency sounds and to receive  and   interpret   echoes-   their  own   unique   SONAR  system.  'Sounds   are   produced  in   the  blowhole and .projected through  the    head    into    the    wateW  in front of the animal. Andb-  ject in the vicinity reflects the  sound, and the dolphin listens  for the returning echo. In this  manner killer whales and other  dolphins can form a highly accurate picture of their immediate   surTOuhdings; TheT'ranger  of  sounds   employed  is   very  wide, -so   that   the   tenn_^^7  lobes of the Drain, which re-J  ceive the echoes, are extremely;  well developed: This accounts.:  in part for the fact Tthat th^t  dolphin brain is an extremely'  large one.   Y   7t '.7t''  The l_Uler whales which live  along the British *Columlbi_  coastline can reach a length  of 25 feet if male, or 2(1 feet  if female. However, the powerful tail, with, its wide flukes,  can, despite the animal's great  size, propel it through the water at speeds of up to 23 miles  per hour. The mouth of a killer  whale is an awesome sight indeed, having as many as 50  white teeth. Large and cone-  shaped, they are curved toward the throat and used to  grasp food items, wihich in  turn are swallowed whole or  in large chunks.  The killer whale is first and,  foremost a predator, and most   ;  of its activity in the wild directed towards the acquisition    ;  of  food.   It   is   an   extremely  su;ccessful predator, as attested  by ' the   incredible   range   oif  creatures it can select. Large  invertebrates,   such   as  squid,  are taken, as well as all kinds  of  fishes.  Beyond  this,  however, the wild killer whale has  attained  a certain  infamy as   ;���-.  the only dolphin to repeatedly  prey  on   other   wiarm-blooded  animals���sea   birds,   such   as  penguins and coast waterfowl;  pinnipeds,   such   as   northern  fur   seals,   harbour  seals   and  walruses; and ultimately, other  cetaceans,   including   dolphins,  beluga whales and even large  baleen   or  whalebone  whales.  Killer whales   are  social  or  gregarious animals in that they  generally   live   in   association  with   members   of   their   own  kind. A group of killer whales  is referred to as a pod, and the  pod may or may not be structured in sub-groups of rhales,  females and young. Some pods  consist of as many 7 as 40 in-  idividuals,   while   otheris   are  much smaller, numbering only  The   almost    constant   production   of   sounds   by   these  creatures   leads   biologists   to  believe that they engage in a  good deal   of   communication,  although  the  level  of  complexity   is   unknown   and -most  research; on this subject has  been) involved ym^  animals. Coop^a)ti^'yh)^aay--  iour is an established Tpart of  the killer whales, attacks oh  other marine mammals. Seals  and dolphins are often herded  together by the pod as a unit-r  but when the actual dispatch  of the victims occurs, it appears to be every whale for  itself. Supportive behaviour*  toward individuals has often  been reported- particularly by  females toward injured calves.  The > nature of social interaction by Ipller whales is a  Ifascanating ahJcl| provocative  field of study and has stimulated . several ��� different approaches to research.  Although the Tkiller whale is  how a public favourite, it was  once regarded as a menace to  life arid livelihood on the open  sea. The sight Of a pod demolishing a herd of sea lions or a  baby grey whale is not for the  squeamish, and it' was. generally assumed that a similar  fate awaited anyone who was  unfortunate enough to venture  near Orcinus orca.  Killer whales are not known  to inflict much, if any, damage tp harbour seals, which do.  they inflict considerable damage to fishermen's net; yet  Nonetheless, many fishermen  were not opposed to discouraging killer whales with guns-  and most of those members of  the general public who were  aware of the killer whale at all.  felt this probably was justified  The early sixties, however,  brought   a   slow. but 7 steadfy  This  author  recently, spent  a fascinating^  afternboh Twith  Dr. Michael Bigg stationed at  aW,Qr.rr��������������ii, ~���ki.    .,+<--+���,3~   ��� a     the PaicificYBiological7Station,  change an-public attitude, and    fa- ,Nanainai. . Dr^Bl^is  at-  /people .began-to show a. widery 7tem!pting ^  (by DENISE DUNN of the  Vancouver Public Aquarium)  spread; concern   for   all  wild  ammals. Tbilisi /'coupled with the  release 7pf;_&_Yrem^^  suits of early dolphin research  and  the capture;. of  the first  killer whale, led to a deepening intei-est in these ��� animals.  In 1964 .the.'Vancouver-.; Aqu'ar-7  ; ium's killer whale, Moby Doll-  the first in captivity--taught  the  world  that  captive killer  whales were not vicious monsters ; but,   rather,  inquisitive,  intelligent     and 7 ���- cooperative  creatures; Moby Doll's capture  (wtas   accompanied   by   widespread publicity,   so  that  the  killer  whale was  brought  to  the attention of people everywhere.   Interest   and   concern  grew such that by 19>7P it was  against the law to capture a  killer     whale     in     (Oanadi'ain  waters without a. permit and  absolutely illegal to molest or  kill one.  many killer whiles; as possible.  He  records' the' natural  scars  7and; markings'"������that, befcur on  thedorsal fins and, in this way,  is able to identify. individual.  '.. animals.....     7 Y ���   . ������;��� ���  7 From a plane we could see  one snriaUTpleiasure- boat which  >was Cautiously following the  whales.We landed near this  boat, hailing the cagrtairi, who  ���agreed: to take usalpng arid  to approach some of the animals for photographing^ We  moved carefully among them  to ensure that none"7feaite  alarmed. (The din Pf outbbard  engines running full-Put 'undoubtedly is very disturbing,  to killer whales.) It is impossible to describe the fira&aiic.  impact of these animals. Sleek  black bodies, towering dorsal  fin��, awesome.strength---- these  are my lasting impressions Pf  these truly beautiful creatures.  We give a_, much as we can  severy day of the year.  v   ��� ��� - ���''���-."  1 ...*'��� .' *  Won't you give a- little  just once a year?  Remember the S.P^C.A: at Christmas time ;  iMi^ JBedWr^ Y'My mother and father died at age 4J5 because tflaey were both  drunks," explains comedienne Carol Burnett of her role as host  )f the powerful one-hour TV special Drink, Drank, Drunk to be  ;een on CBC-TV Sunday, Dec.22 at 10 p.m. The program, pro- ,  luced in the UjS. by PBS with a grant from the 3M Company,  is 'musf viewing, particularly for the estimated three-to-four  million Canadians who have alcoho lies in their families. If you  wish to contact an Al-Anon member call 88<^9193 or 88_-9_3_.  A.A. contacts can be found in the classified section of this newspaper. ��  GIBSONS HARDWARE  will be open  Friday, Dec: 20 til 9 p.m.  Monday, Dec. 23 til 9 p.m.  Articles left with  GEORGE SAWYER  NUTS & BOLTS  GIBSONS  Must be claimed Dec. 19 and 20  Phone 886-2838 on Dec. 19 and 20  \  After Dec. 20, phone 112-936-8075  S_  Coast ffewi-T jPec. 18,1974.     3  B 6 W L lUtT  GIBSONS LANES  Busy week at Gibsons Lanes  as the year winds down. Two  shifts of the Family Twosome  were held on Sunday where  the YBC bowlers showed parents and relatives how they  are coming along. Most , did  quite well.  -A return engagement of a  challenge match with the Gibr  sons l_ad.es vs. the "Sechelt  Ladies was held last Monday.  .The Gibsohs Ladies defeated  the Sechelt Ladies two weeks  ago at Sechelt. The return engagement was pretty well even  Steven. '  Gibsons. Lanes wishes everyone a safe, ' and Merry  Christmas.  Scores of the week:  Tues. Coffee: Jean Dew 222-  607, Carol Skytte 233-602.  Tues. Mixed: Diane Carson  321-662,' Art Holden 293-762,  Larry Braun 272-669, Nancy  Carby 254-626.  Wed. Coffee: Penny McCly-  mont 266-652, Joan Peers 255-  565.  Ball & Chain: _Ken Skytte  300-672, Cathi Wallis 255-669,  Earle Law 283-661.  Thurs. Mixed: Marv Iverson  274-692, Orbita delos Santos  241-581.  Swingers: Art Teasdale 194-  486(3), Belle Wilson 176-313(2).  ��� Sunshine School: Anne David 86 & 74, Odette Turynek  126 & 167, Gordon Christian-  son 99 & 105.  YBC Peewees: Melody Lewis  124 & 94, Guy Tiberghien 74 &  73.  Bantams: Dawn Atlee 208 &  152, Lyle Andreeff 226 & 123.  Juniors (3:): David Atlee 291-  563, Leslie Iverson 204-527..  Seniors: Mark Ranniger 263-  693, Susan Vedoy 219-658. -  $100,000 added  fo big lottery  r . Due to the enthusiastic re^  spone to the Western Canada  Lottery more than $100,000 in  /surprise bonus cash prizes has  been added to the present!  draw. ���  . The $1000,000. bonus cash  prizes are in addition to the  prizes listed on the tickets and  bring to over $850,000. the total prize money to be wpn in  the second draw. Grand- prize  remains at $250,000. The (second televised draw comes on  Feb. 15.  WHAT YOU CAN GET  A PERSONAL LOAN FOR?  Airplane  Boat   ,  Camper  Dental Expenses  Electrical Equipment  Furnace  . Gnahd Piano  Home Improvements  Incubator  Juke Box  Kayak  IkkDm  Metronome x  Necklace  Outboard Motor  Parachute  Queen Size' Bed  Scuba Gjear  Tuba    <yy::>--:': -:  Umbrella  Vending:^^  Work Shop  Xebec  Yacht  Zither  Refrigerator  If there is something you wish to buy and require assistance and it's fibt  listed above, please feel free to come in and L.ET'Sl'ALK ABOUT IT.  ___  The First Canadian Bank  Bank of MontreaI  Madeira Park - 883-2718  Sechelt - 885-2221  Gibsons - 886-2216  JANET PEARSAI4-, daughter  of Coast Chilcotin MJP, Jack  Pearsall, received an unexpected thrill while attending a  recent function in <_>tta|wa with  her father. The Prime Minister  and Mrs. Trudeau were also  present, and the prime.minister suggested a picture to mark  the occasion.       ' .  Trust fund for  Imagine returning to your  home and finding nothing but  smoke and ashes.  This   happenned; to; Dennis 7  Berry and his family last week  when his house  and contents  on Chamberlain Road was completely destroyed by fire.  Employees of B.C. Ferries,  where Mr. Berry works, have  established a trust fund at Gibsons Bank of Montreal to help  the family get back on its feet."  Donations can be made at the  bank.  ��7rJI3.BE_R STAMPS  YOUR ORDER CAN BE TAKEN AT  Allow one week for processing  COAST NEWS  886-2622  Surprise  HER  Custom designed  dinner ring  as new  Lge. Topaz, diamond  and ruby trim  Phone 885-25-2  NOTICE  TO LANDLORDS  ��� From now on, notices of rent increase must be given using  the prescribed 'Notice of Rent Increase' form. These are  available from the Rent Review Commission or the  Government Agent's office in your area.  ��� Landlords must also post a 'Notice to Landlords and  Tenants' available from the Office of the Rentalsman or the  Rent Review Commission.  ��� The Landlord and Tenant Amendment Act was proclaimed  law, effective November 30,1974. This Act and the Landlord  and Tenant Act may be purchased for 350 from the Queen's  Printer, Legislative Buildings, Victoria. .     '"  Rent Review Commission  P.O. Box 9600, Vancouver, B.C.  Telephone: 689-9361  V6B4G4  TKEPSOVWCEOf BRTOHCOUIHKA     Out Of tOWI1, C3ll COllCCt. Condiitonal discharge!  William Joe of Sechelt reserve was given a conditional  discharge when found guilty in  provincial court last week of  common assault.. The charge  was laid by Gary Radymski of  West Sechelt after an incident  at Sechelt Legion Hall Sept. 28  Radymski told Judge J.S.P.  Johnson he was bartending at  a benefit dance that night and  When Joe and about 12 other  people "pushed their way in  the door" he refused to serve  them. drinks7  Radymiski had also ordered  several minors- part of the Joe  group, to leave .  Our Christinas order of  "Dean's" Chocolates has  just arrived. Please pick  up your selection soon and  avoid disappointment. Miss  Bee-, Sechelt.  BOOKS  BOOKS  BOOKS  Galore  CHRISTMAS SPECIAL  SHIPMENT  Salt of the Earth ��� Heather  Robertson, the .Home- ,  steaders' story  (cloth)  GIFT PACKS  Triple Pack ��� Game Fishing in the West;; Game  Bird Hunting in the West;  Big Game Hunting in the  West ������ by Cramond  (doth)   - 7,'.-T:--t  Triple Pack ��� Anne of  Green Gables (paper).  Gift Pack ��� Mrs.  Pepper  POt.  Gift Pack ��� The British  Monarchy.  Gift Pack ��� The Complete  Chronicles of Narnia by  C. S. Lewis (paper)  Gift Pack ��� Fire and Sword  ���The Destruction of the  Clans,   by   John P_e_ble  (paper)  Gift Pack ��� Paddington  Bear's Box  Gift Pack ��� The Great Novels of D. H. Lawrence  (paper)  Gift Pack ��� And Quiet  Flows the Don, by Sholo-  khov, Vol. 1, 2, 3, 4  All Color Book ���  About Insects  About Butterfies  About Horses  About Cate  About Racing Cars  About Mushrooms  GREAT CANADIAN  BOOKS  Six   War Years,   1939-1945  ��� Broadfoot  Ten Lost Years ��� Broad  toot .3-  Whistle up the Inlet ���  Rushton  The Horseman ���- C. W. Ha-  verson  Shore Birds and  Predators  ��� John Rodgers  Fresh Water Fishes of Can-  . a*��. ���   '    . ,.^  West Viking ��� Mowat  Between the Sky and the  Splinters ��� Peter Trower (cloth)  J. S. Woodsworth, A Mah to  Remember, by Grace Mclnnes (paper)  Cape Scott Story ��� Les Peterson  (paper)  These books and many more  at the  NDP BOOKSTORE  and Help Centre  A Volunteer,   Self-Sustaining group serving your  Community since Jan. 1973.  Located next to  Fabric House  Gower Point. Road  Gibsons  According to Radymski's  testimony Joe said to him:"you  think you're tough you think  you're a big man, I'm going to  punch you in the face".   _  Radymski said when he went  outside Joe grabbed ihim, hit  him in the fact, and ripped his  shirt. "I didn't hit him back,  "Radymski stated," I tried to  walk away but it's pretty hard  to do���he's a big man".  The incident was witnessed  4     Coast News, Dec. 18, 19747  by Sechelt RCMP Cst. Wayne  Dingle, .uingle said he hapfpen-  ed to drive through the" Legion  parking lot, observed WiUiattn  Joe grabbing Radymski's T���  shirt. He did not see the actual  blow but saw; Joe's arm swing  back and the topofRadymski's  body move back quickly.  In finding Joe guilty Judge  Johnson granted him a conditional discharge and ordered  ���him to be of good behaviour.  Joe is also barred from entering the Legion for six months.  letters to Editor  Editor: Is there a community  band of any kind in your community? If there is, I would  like to get its name and the  mailing address of an oifificer  or the bandmaster. I am compiling a list of community  bands in this province with  the idea of forming an informal organization for the exchange of ^information about  bands of this kind.  I should explain what I mean  by   community  band.   In  this  case it is a band composed of  amateur musicians,, either juniors or adults or both, and not  sponsored by or connected  with an "organized school district though members of the  band can,be members of school,  bands as well. It is a band  that ^practices once , or twice  a week, outside of school hours  and can be either a military  type band or a brass band.  Marching bands, drum and  bugle bands and fun bands are  included in this category, provided they are not sohool  bands. I have nothing against  school bands but they are in  a different class from what I  consider community bands.  So, if there is a band in your  community that fits into this  category of .- amateur mus��-  makers perhaps an officer or  the bandmaster would drop  whie a note giving the name of  the bandf of group and an address to wihich information  can be sent. It will be greatly  appreciated and I believe some  benefit to.the band can result.  Address replies to P.O. Box  46, Delta/B.C. ;  ���EDGAR DUNNING  There are a  few things you  should know about  the new rent  increase limit  THE RULES:  ��� Effective January 1,1975, residential rent  increases are limited to 10.6% of the rent  presently being charged. This rule applies to any  dwelling containing two or more rented units, and  Will be administered by the Rent Review  Commission. The rule also applies to single  family dwellings.  ��� Tenants can legally ref use to pay any rent  increase over the 10.<6% limit, subject tpthe  exceptions specified in the legislation. Tenants  cannot be evicted for non payment of illegal rent  increases.  ��� There must be at least a twelve month interval  between one rent increase and the next, and  tenants must be given at least three months'  notice of any rent increase.  Questions relating to landlord-tenant matters  other than rent increases should be directed to  the Office of the Rentalsman,  525 Seymour Street, Vancouver, B.C.     V6B 3H7  Telephone: 689-0811 Out of town, call collect.  SOME EXCEPTIONS:  ��� Half a duplex, when the owner lives in the  other half (or basement suite, when the owner  lives in the remainder of the house) is exempt  from the 106% limit.  ��� Certain major renovations may entitle an  owner to increase rents over the 10.6% limit.  These improvements must have been started  since May 3,1974, and do not include normal  maintenance and repairs: Landlords may consult  the Rent Review Commission for details,  particularly if planning renovations which might  justify rent increases. '  ��� Residential premises being rented for the first  time on or after January 1,1974, are exempt from  the 10.6% rent increase limit for a period of five  years.  ��� Premises renting for more than $500 per  month are exempt from the 10.6% increase limit.  THEOMfiMMENTOr  the HKhwaoreansH counnu  If you have questions about residential rent  increases, contact the  Rent Review Commission  P.O. Box 9600, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 4G4  Telephone: 689-9361  Outof town, call collect. -;--l.  7154  Printed  Pattern  Display this afghan proudly  ������everyone will admire it!  Handsome - 7%"   Irish   rose  7 squares, (p^tate are free)  are  7'ea!sy-r.-to.7'-cirochiet   of Tknitting  worsted. Use one or^different  s ���" colors for roses. Pattern, 7 _54:  easy-to-followc_rectibns.  $1.00 for each pattern - cash,  cheque or.:money order. Add  15 cents for each pattern for  first-class mail and special  handling. Print plainly Size,  Name, "Address, Style Number.  Send to Anne Adams, c/o  Coast News Pattern l>ept, 60  / Progress ave., Scarborough,  Ont. MIT 4P7.  DOUBLE BONUS! Choose one  pattern.free in New SPRING-  S___MBR Pattern Catalog.  Get one free pattern printed  iniside. 100 beautiful fashions,  all sizes. Send 75 cents now.  New! Sew arid Knit Book-  has basic tissue pattern $1.25  Instant Fashion Book $1.00  Instant Sewing Book $.1.00  For all yonr Sewing  and Knitting Needs  Marine Drive 886-7525  FABRIC HOUSE  GIBSONS  suitable for cooking, where ap-     Coast News, Dec. 18, 1974     5  THE  BAHA'I  FAITH  A NEW FAITH  FOR A NEW DAY  *      1  886-2078  GIBSONS LIONS 400 CLUB  $10,800 PRIZE MONEY  HAVE YOU GOT YOUR TICKET?  SEE A GIBSONS LION TODAY!  Peninsula Hotel  CABARET  SATURDAY Dec21  LIVE MUSIC  Pizza will be available  Pbone 886-2472 FOR RESERVATIONS  v ���-..-  REGIONAL DISTRICT  Building Department  NOTCE  To Contractors, Owner Builders & Suppliers  i.  2.  Building drainpipe, known as Big "O" corrugated plastic drainage tubing is riot approved  by the new B.C. Plumbing Code.  ABS-DWV and PVC-DWV pipe and fittings  7mayl_e used���������'only for ^gl^faroily dwellings,  side by side duplexes, semi-detached and row  houses. This pipe is not permitted to be enclosed in or pass through any required fire  separati-m.  7     F; REYBURN,  Building Inspector  "Let's pretend we're married ���- say something  mean about my mother."  The food basket  For mosj of us, Christmas  conjures up visions of groaning dinner tables, buffets and  gifts of food and beverages.  While many stomach upsets  are  the  result  of overeating  problems are related to unsafe  food handling. Here are a few  safety -tips.���  v The safest way to thaw the  Christmas turkey is in the refrigerator or in cold water in  a watertight bag or container.  Allow 5 hours per pound in the  refrigerator - or 1 hour per  pound in cold water.  The turkey may be allowed  to thaw at room temperature  if it is wrapped in a brown  paper bag. This prevents' the  outside from, thawing faster  and getting warm before the  inside thaws. Allow approximately 1 % hours per pound.  -To speed up ' the thawing  process, turkeys of 20 pounds  or more may be thatwed at room temperature for the first 12  hours, followed by immersion  in cold water for the balance  of the time. " %    '    "  Never stuff a turkey the  night before. It is not safe because moist stu_5fingTniakes an  ideal place for bacteria to grow  For safety's sake use a meat  thermometer to determine the  doneness of the turkey. Insert  the thermometer in the centre  of, the stuffing and roast the  bird until the temperature  reaches  165F.  Do not use the same utensils  or cutting board for raw turkey and cooked foods. Wash  hands and utensils with very  Books in Library  GIBSONS  Ration V  Jaws by Peter Benchley.  The     Sisters    by    Elizafbetth  Brewster  With the Victors by Max  Gallo  . The Glory of the Hummingbird by Peter Devries  Son-ething H_uppened by  Joseph Heller  (The Bird in L-ast Years's  Nest by Shaun Herron  Tinker   Tailor   Soldier   Spy  by John LeCarre  Nonf-ction  Hobbies:  .Antiques for. Men by Albert  C. Revi  .  Coins  in   History   by   John  Pprteous  . .Things to Make With Paper  by D. Munson and A. Rosse  Humor:  -_Charlie   Farquharson's   History of Canada by Don Harron  Hqw to Survive the Age of  Travel   by  Robert   Thomas  Allen  I Log  or styro floats  tt  order,   gangpIanks  wharves, anchors - CaV\  \us for your requirements  Call BERT CARSON  886-2-61  ���hot-soapy���'���wrater after handling  the turkey . 7'        7 ;  Wise food shopping is not  the only way to keep a cidsie  eye on the budget. Ai_wrding  to Food Advisory Service  Agriculture Canada, avoiding  waste is another excellent way  to get your money's worth  Dry stale bread in the oven  and roll or grind it into crumbs  Use these lor breading meats  or vegetables, or as a topping:  for casseroles.  Add leftover cooked fish  chicken, meat or cheese to a  tossed salad, a casserole, an  omelet or a sandwich spread.  Keep leftover soup by freezing it in an ice cube tray.  When frozen, remove the  cubes, Jstote the_n7 in plastic  .bagsin the freezer. Thiaw and  heat the cubes as needed..������,  Use sour milk or creanh in  choclate cakes, muffins or pancakes.- 7-;7Y7Y' '.-.''��� ���������������  .Chih makes a great leftover  dish. Grind bits of- leftover  meat; poultry, even liver and  Mdhey_V7 together- Chili is  spicy -hough: to nilasfc 7 the  flavor- difference.  Use up small quantities of  jellyVleft invars. They7<ian.be  combined, melted dqiwn and  used as a glaze for ham or  luncheon meats.  . Use drippings in gravies and  sauces; chicken fat in biscuits  and cookies; beef fat for brown  ing onions for casseroles or  spaghetti sauce; ham fat for  frying eggs, seasoning beans.  or cabbage.  When shopping for apples,  look for the Canada grade  mark. This label indicates that'  the apples have been graded  according to federal. government standards. Canada Extra  Fancy and Canada Fancy  grade comprise the cream of  the apple crop. The apples are  attractively colored, mature  'well-shaped and have minimum skin defects or bruises.  Canada Comimercial or Canada  Cee grade apples aren,t as good  looking as the top grades and  have  more  defects.  They are 7  Used furniture or what  have you  AL'S US��D FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons ��� 886-2812  pearance is. not so important.  The deep red Mcintosh, is  hard to match for flavor and  versatility either raw or cooked. A close relative is the  dark red Spartan an excellent  all-purpose apple.  The Red Delicious apple is  most easily recognized by its  narrofwing to a five point base.  It is primarily a dessert apple.  Another  dessert  apple is  the  Lobo,  which is of a globular  shape^ with white speckles, on  the deep red background.  The ISpy is a rednstriped apple which is highly regarded  for baking and cooking. The  Cortland is a red-striped  apple that is excellent for dessert or cooking. Other cooking  apples "are the Greening and  Wolfe River.  1  Major arid Small Appliances  TVs & Stereos  J & C ELECTRONICS  & APPLIANCES  Sechelt  Across from Red & White  WE SERVICE WHAT WE SELL  885-2568  SUNSHINE COAST  REGIONAL DISTRICT  REVISED GARBAGE COLLECTION SCHEDULE  FOR DECEMBER 25fh and 26th, 1974  REDROOFFS TO SECRET COVE  Garbage normally collected on Wednesday, December 25, 1974 will be picked up on Tuesday,  December 24,1974.  GIBSONS HEIGHTS, GOWER POINT  Garbage normally collected  on Thursday,  December 26, 1974 will be picked up on Monday,  December23, 1974.  Mrs. A. G PRESSLEY,  Secretary-Treasurer  KEN DeVRIES & SON LTD.  �� For  CARPETS  for the  WHOLE  HOUSE  1659 Sunshine Coast Hiway  Gibsons .    . ���       886-7112  HARVEY FUNERAL HOME  Seaview Road  Gibsons  886-9551  .  COMPLETE SERVICES  LOCAL OR DISTANT BURIALS; CREMATIONS; MEMORIALS  PRE-ARRANGEMENTS  DAN DEVLIN ��� OWNER-MANAGER saix>JSe3Saa^S^^m���  :i . ���>  1  i  15     Coast News, Dec. 18, 1974     yjj|-  iOASI <SEW5-.CLASSIFIED ADS  Phone 886-2622  Deadline��� Tuesday noon  5c a word, minimum 75c  for up to 15 words  Subsequent Insertions i_ price  25c added for bookkeeping on  ���ds   not   paid  one   we*.k   after  Insertion.  Legal ads 25c y count line.  Bnhscription  Rates:    -  B.C. 1 year $4.50, 6 mo. $2.50  Canada ex. BiC. J  yr. S5.00  U.S. & foreign 1 year $8.50  comw& Evans  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsohs, .886-2827  SEE THEATRE AD  ON PAGE 12  Free Transcendental Meditation  TLecture. Thursday, 8 p.m., Saturday, 2 p.m. Whitaker House  Room 1,7 Sechelt. Phone 885-  3342, 885-3488.  YEvery Monday night, 8 p.m.,  Bingo, New Legion Hall, Gibsons.  MARRIAG.S ~~  We are proud to announce the  marriage of Noreen Robbins,  youhgest daughter of Mrs.  Ttobibins of' Seattle, Wash., to  Donald Bruce Smith, oldest son  of Mr. and Mrs, Doug Smith  Gibsons, B.C. on December 7,  l'��>74 in Seattle, Wash.  -DEATHS ���������  CAMERON ���Passed away De  cen_ber< 12. 1974. John Edward  Cameron. late of Madeira (Park,  7BJC. Survived by his loving  ���wife, Lil: 4 sons; 1 daughter;  10 grandchildren. Funeral service Tuesday, December li7th  at 3 p.m. from Hamilton Mor-  tuary> 5390 Fraser Street, Vancouver. Rev. E. J. Dossett officiated. Cremation. Harvey Fur  neral Home, Gibsons, directors.  NOWARO ��� Passed away December 16, 1974, Roland Jacob '  Nowaro late of Port Mellon,  B.C., in his 60th year. Survived  by his loving wife Gladys and  ���a brother and sister n TPbland.  Rev. E. Lehner will celebrate  the funeral Mass at St. Mary's  Catholic Church; Gibsons. Cremation. Harvey Funeral Home,  directors.   . . .  Dennis and Mary Berry would  Uke to express their most sincere thanks and appreciation  for all the wonderful things  people of the Sunshine Coast  have done for us and the kindness they have shofwn since  the loss of our home.  9 ,mont?h, German Shepherd,  black and tan. vicinity Pratt  Rd., studded collar, answers to  "Tuk" Phone 886-7879.  FOUND  Kitten, approx. 8 weeks old,  Rosamund Rd area Phone 886-  7993.  New boy's jacket, Wilson Creek  Phone 886-2664.    ��� .     ���   ���   *  WORK WANTED  Cedar shake roofs, $45 a  square, applied. Richard Best,  Box 101, Vananda.  Tree pruning. It's a good investment. Call Evergreen Landscaping  at  886-7244.  Free  estimates. ______'"  Dressmaking and alterations.  Work guaranteed. Phone 886-  7105.' ;,.;-, :���: y.y '.;_'���  Odd jobs, errands, or baby sitting, aifter 4 p;mT or on Saturday and Suhd'ay. Reed Road  area. Phone 886-9842 Y_  Young girl for part time baby  sitting jobs. Call Vickie at  886-9379 after 4 p.m.  Will do any kind of work  around house and garden, also  moving and hauling of any  kind. Phone 886-9503.  Backhoe available for drainage, ditches, water 'lines, etc.  Phone 885-2921, Roberts Creek  We provide a complete tree service for the Sunshine Coast.  All work insured and guaranteed to your satisfaction.'  PEERLESS TREE SERVICES  885-2109  FURNACE INSTALLATIONS  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Financing Available  Call Thomas Heating, 886-711!  CHIMNEY  SWEEPING  Oil Stoves  Phone Ron  Crook,- 885-3401  after a p.mY  TYPEWRITER" ~~~  1   &  ADDING MACHINE  SALES & SERVICE  Phone 886-7111  MISC FOR SALE  (China mink fur jacket, size 14-  116, good condition, $150 o.b.o.  Phone 886-9250.  Parts for a '62 Meteor, auto.  Phone  886-7370.  (Septic tank, 600 gal., heavy  fibre glass, $250. Oil tank, 110  gal., $50. Phone 885-2532.  '72 Mini bike, Suzuki, 50 cc>  $200 firm. 10 speed bike, $75.  Phone 886-9528.  1 Eatonia wagon, nylon bearing,    34",    $6.    1    beige    and  chrome high swivel bar stool,  $8, very good condition. Phone  886-2320.  EATON'S  SUNNYCREST PLAZA  Gibsons, Ph. 886-7515  YEAR END  CLEARANCE  Riding Mowers  1 only 8 hp. 34", twin bSades,  disc brakes, electric start and  head  lights  ���  WAS   $679.99.  Now Only $479.99  As above, with recoil start,'no  headlights   ���  WAS   $579-98  Now Only $399.88  Also many items from duplicate   orders   being   cleared ���  Just received, 3 only Simplicity Spin washers  at $229.99  Matching dryer $209.99  1  only VIKING dryer $189.99  Used John Deere rubber tired  loader-, model JD-644 with 3  ��u... yard bucket. Used Allis  Chalmers rubber tired loader,  rflLOdel '645, including 3 cu. yard  bucket, with grapple in, excellent condition. Used Allis Chalmers model 745, 4. cu. yard rubber tired loader in excellent  condition, with Wsldco model  25 Grapple. Used Cat D8-H,  serial 46A20923, including rip-  iper and full U blade with tilt.  Call Wayne Sylvester, days  879-0221, eves. 274-2656.  70-T 250 Suzuki Phone 886-  9604   ��� ._  New original design hand crocheted tablecloth, approximately 74 in. x 90 in., white, price  $500.  Pihone 886-7105.   Small. 1 bedroom trailer, requires some work, $2,500. Ph.  886-7598.   Direct from the farm, government inspected, grain fed heifer beef side, 93c lb., cut, wrapped arid frozen. Phone T12-794-  7388, Chilliwack.    1964 Chev Impala hardtop; 10  speed    bike;    electric    sewing  Tmaehine;  and fridge Ph.  886-  2728 or 886-7246.   Toys ��� 36" Tonka Ladder  Truck, doll's wooden high  chair, poiwer vacuum' cleaner,  New World globe, also girl's  boot length coat with pile trim,  size 7. Phone  886-9849. >  Seasoned dry alder, by the  cord, $35. Phone 886-9988Y  Near new 3 KW Petters full  auto light plant; used Lister 2  KW: large propane fridge, new  propane dryer; 2 80 gal propane tanks; Case 1000C loader  with 1% yard bucket; 600 concrete building :< blocks. Phone  886-7473.  MISC. FOR SAU pnfd)  Variety of almost hew men's  clothing, Cheap. Ph; 886-7073.  HELPlSl^^  School District No. 46 requires  CO-ORDINATOR of WORK  EXPERIENCE PROGRAM.  The  objectives  of  the  program  is   defined  by  the. Der  partment of Education as follows:  "To assist students to discover first hand, the meaning  -and value of employment, to  discover personal abilities and  interests relevant to employment, to discover the relationr  .ship between education and  employment and to gain a  greater sense of purpose and  direction."  Feasibility    Study.    The   first  ���   .phase of the job consists of in-  - vestigating   the  feasibility   of  instituting a work experience  .program in School District No.  46  (ISechelt). Specifically ���  7(a)  To  contact local employ-  ~"ers to make them aware of the  * aims of the program and of the  ' provisions of the Board-employ  er-student-parent      agreement  u that will be entered into.  (b) (To determine the types of  local employment available to  the program.  -(c) To determine the numiber  of student placements available to the program.  Until the feasibility study is  complete the position is essentially a temporary one. If the  Board decides that the program is feasible and should be  ihsituted,. then the requirements of the position will become as follows:   .  To provide a continuing- liaison between the school, the  student and the co-operating  employers.  To seek out additional prospective employers as the need  'or opportunity arises.  To co-operate with all concerned to ensure that the ob-N  -jectives of the program are being met.  The position is half time to  start and will be reviewed  from t time to time as the program* develops.  The position requires a mature person with an outgoing.  personality. Teaching experT  ience br training is not essential but. would be an asset,  comparable qualifications in  .^social sciences would be equally useful. Salary is negotiable.  Closing date for application  for this position is December  20th, 1074.  Address application to Secretary-Treasurer, Sohool District  No. 46 (iSechelt), Box 220, Gibsons, B.C.' and mark envelope  "Co-ordinator of Work Experience Application"  Aluminum shed wanted. Phorie  886-2908.    7      7    Y  Fill wanted; no stumps please.  Camp Byng, Roberts Creek.  Phone 886-2686.          LIVESTOCK  Sex-\L-Link laying hens or live  stewing hens, 1 year old for  $2.50 each. Phone 886-7244.  CARS, TRUCKS FOR SAU  1972 Volkswagen van, excellent condition, new engine,  $3995. Phone 856-2131.   '65 Meteor, 4 dr, 390 standard,  mag wheels, dual exhaust, $300  Phone 885-2978   1965 Panel truck, $1100 cash.  Phone 886-9690 or 886-9140.  '67 Jeep, "$1,600. Phone 886-  7944.   . .  -���__  OFFER FOR VEHICLE  OFFERS: Painly 'marked on  the envelope "Offer on F.T.  No. 116" will be received by  the undersigned up to 5:00 p.m.  9 January 1!975 for the following located "as is and where  is" at the Department of Highways  Yard,   Gibsons,   B.C.  1959 Chevrolet 4 ton Cab &  Chassis, Model 10403, Reference S-2014.S  To view or for further information, contact the Mechanic  Foreman, Department of Highways, Gibsons, B.C., Telephone  886-2384.  Licence and��� registration of  the  vehicle  are  not  included.  Offers must be accompanied  by a certified cheque or money  order made payable-to the  Minister of Finance for 10%  of the bid. If the successful ,  bidder subseauently withdraws '  his offer, the 10% payment  shall be liable to forfeiture.  The highest or any offer will  not   necessarily   be   accepted,  but  the bearer of a success:,  ful.bid will be required to pay  the S.S. Tax.                           \  T. L. Vardy, CHAIRMAN,  Purchasing Commission,  Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, B1C.  Ad No. 116-H974-75 ,  6 December, 1974.   ���   BOATS FOR SAU  17' FG Stylecraft, 302 Ford,  Hamilton jet. Phone 681-9798.  Rebuilt 30' cruiser, hull,, new  decks and cabin. At government wharf. Best offer. Phone  886-7661  ._  MARINE  INSURANCE  PROBLEMS?  New insurance advice  Re-insurance advice  Claims settled x  Capt. W. Y. Higgs,  Marine Surveyor  Box 339, Gibsons  Phones 886-9546 or 885-9425  Couple with child want fairly large home to rent, soirie  acreage Phone 43&_602 or PO.  Box 33,- Station A, Vancouver.  Furnished "houses in Gibsons  area from March 1st 1975 to  October 31, 1_��75. Contact J.  Battista, CBC-TV, 747 Bute St.,  Vancouver, B.C.    FOR RENT  All   modern,   completely   furnished bachelor suite in small .  apartment block. Suit 1 or 2  adults, $180. Phone 886-7629 or  886-2415. \   Store, about 900 square feet.  Phone  886-7944. .  Gibsons, 1( bedroom house, oil  stove and heater, within walking distance to stores and bus,  no pets. $165. Phone 886-7559.  Available January 1, secluded  3 bedroom furnished waterfront home. Ideal for artisf or  writer. Box 344, Gibsons.       Side by side, 2 bedroom duplex, semi-furnished, no pets,  couple preferred. Phone 886-  2887.   1 bedroom trailer, fully fur-  nished. Phone 886-9625.   Maple Crescent Apts., 1660  Schoor Road, Gibsons. Suites  for rent. Cablevision, parking,  close to schools and shopping.  Reasonable rent. Ph. 886-7836.  MOBILE HONES  SUNSHINE COAST  MOBILE HOME PARK  & SALES  New models now on display:  12 x 68 Ambassador Deluxe, 3  bedroom, 2 bathrooms, raised  livingroom, electric fireplace,  washer and dryer, Spanish decor  24' x 48' Statesman, 3 bedrooms; separate dining room,  shag carpet throughout, avocado built-in dishwasher, deluxe range, 2 door frost-free  fridge. Fully furnished and  tastefully decorated. On view  at Sunshine Coast Trailer Park  1960 betroiter 10 x 46, 2 bedroom, partly furnished.  Phone 886-9826    ���  '67 Century mobile home with  large addition. Must sell. $6000  full price. Will  consider  reasonable terms. Phone 886-7356.  >��-  DONT FORGET YOUR  ELVES CLUB  DONATION  CHIP DIPS  DAIRYLAND, FRESH  8 oz. ctn. :   2^89c  for  AT  YOUR  CO-OP  f CI TTCn    FAMILY. SIZE  SeLTZcR 5y. oz   TOMATO JUICE  LIBBY'S  48 oz. _____������_-__-���_.  GARDEN COCKTAIL  E. D. SMITH  28 oz.  ____________  57c  49c   ROASTING  KELLOGG'S Stuffing  7 oz.   J* 14 EC CC D A D C  BLACK diamond <ij| | W  loliLLjC   DAK3    Medium Cheddar, 12 oz. ���   H" ��������� ?;  MIXED NUTS  LOOK  Ham & Turkey  THRIFTEE  13 oz. Vacuum tin  r-v  CO-OP  $1,09  49c  CHEESE SLICES S^^T^     $1.13   POTATO CHIPS  OLP DUTCH  8 oz. box _������  SMOKED OYSTERS  FRE?H  TASTING  FROZEN  FOOD  SEA HAUL  3%   oz.  ______  49c   DETERGENT PWDR  CO-OP  8 oz. __.  79��c  65c  $159  PRODUCE  RA^  **fof\  UnlUnJ    Fresh Bundles   _____  "."'"           "'.,.������"  " ���"                                '7',-   ;            . . a' * .. _   ��� ���������/���  2-1  ���fo4  i^CI CDV ^                    i .  VLLlKT    Stalks ______________:'  ^f<M  DFADC ^J<���   -  ft All J    B.C  GROWN   ________  ���-   ��� ���        *���        '.���������.*������.;     , ���                           "                          '       f  3 1  LEMON.)   L^ge Size    ---_-_  4j|  ��� '.'������'������J  ASSORTED PEAS "fr^L  BRUSSEL SPROUTS ^!"!L  BABY WHOLE CARI.0TS ?^/^  aaaaeMti_ii��aii-*ia��-*-^^  GIBSONS  '^r"'-1 - ^-r-.-r-7TT .^*t~.-^f ���r  rT^r-s?;.: ��-T!.r.  -?..- 'L^'.^rty ";������-*'.'' :ctv;*v aj*'*r*s**' SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE  Charles English Lfd,  REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE  GIBSONS, B.C.        Ph. 886-24S1  SUNNYCREST SHOPPING CENTRE  TOLL FREE 687-6445  NOTARY PUBLIC ��� APPRAISALS  HILLCREST: View home Dar^e lot, 3 bdrms. Attractive  property, asking $35,900.  GIBSONS VILLAGE: Duplexes. Located on large lots in  centre of village, close to all amenities. One side modernized to luxury standard. This property should be viewed  by all persons interested in revenue. Asking $63,000 and  $45,000. J."      |  DOGWOOD. RD.: Nicely finished 2 bdrm. home, close to  shopping.' Ideal retirement or starter home. Attractively  priced at $29/900.     ,  MASON RD.: 20 acres. Mostly cleared, prime property.  Hooked up well and unfinished cabin. $63,000 ��� asking.  5 ACRES ��� NORTH RD: Good hwy frontage, water on  property. Only $22,000.  PORT MELLON: Cosy 2 bdrm. home on nicely landscaped lot. $15,000.  LOTS - LOTS - LOTS: We have view lots, cleared lots  for. .building, and wild ones for holding. Now is the time  to purchase this land while prices are stable, from $8,800  to $113,500 and terms available.  GOOD BUILDING LOTS -  are stable.  Ken Crosby ��� 886-2098  Don Sutherland ��� 885-9362  Purchase nojv while prices  Anne Gurney ���- 886-2164  Jay Visser ��� 885-300  EWART McMYNK REALTY  Box 238  Phone 886-2248  Gibsons, B.C.  Notary Public  Hopkins Landing ��� Excellent view lot, 50' x 540', with 18'  trailer, fully furnished. Ready to build. HP $13,000.  >  Roberts Creek ���- nice lot, 70' x 150', water and hydro available. $11,500.  New Home, nearly completed, ,on large lot close to WFT.  3 bdrm, carport, w-w, FP. in living room" and rec. room,  nicely designed and comfortably finished. Financing for  right party.  Also 5 acres in agricultural ireeze, good soil, partially  cleared, close to highway. Offers in $29,000 range.  Phone Eves. Ron McSavaney, 885-3339  PROPERTY FOR SALE  2 bedroom split * level ranch  style home on 1% acres on  Pratt Road.. Post and beam  kitchen, ample cupboards,  large living room, oil heat,,  paved driveway, attached' garage, shop and storage area.  Phone 886-7260 eves. .  5 acres, Lockyer Road, corner  property, power available. $23,-  000. Call 886-2765 after 6 p.m.  SECHELT  1 acre lots in the Village (at  the end of Medusa) from $8000  up  Contact Robert White, National Trust, 955 Park Royal,  West Vancouver. Res. 922-6681.  MORTGAGES  NEED MONEY?  Mortgages  Arranged  Bought  Sold  First��� Second ��� Third  Summer cottages  and builders loans  readily available  -    ACADIAN MORTGAGE  Corp. Ltd.  2438 Marine, W. Van.  Phone 926-3256  Coast News, Dtc. 18, 1974      7  Aii-OTdM^  For Latter Day Saints in this  area, contact 886-2546.  If you are concerned about  someone with a drinking problem call Al-Anon at 885-9638  or 886-9193. Meetings, St. Aidan's Hall, Tuesday, 8 p.m.  -For membership or explosive  requirements contact R. Nimmo, Cemetery Road. Ph. 886-  7778. Howe Sound Farmers'  Institute. Stumping or ditching powder, dynamite, eiectric  or   regular   caps,   prima-cord,  Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  885-9534. 886-990. or 885-9327.  Gibsons meeting Monday, 8:30  D.m. in Gibson? Athletic hall.  I REMEMBER I  HELP YOUR  RED CROSS  I  I  TO HELP  I  I  CONSULT US FOR ALL  FOUR INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS  Phone 886-2000 ��� Gibsons, B.C.  MEMBER ��� MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE  Pender Harbour: 90' lakefront,  small man-made sandy beach.  2 rm. authentic log cabin with  large deck, plus bath and storage house.. Tie your boat to  your own float. Excellent lake  -ishing and salt water fishing  in nearby Lees Bay. Sailing  and water skiing. Cabin goes  furnished. A dandy place to  ' __t away from it all.'* $27,000,  FULL PRICE  Gower Point Road: All services ,  except-sewer makes, this cleared view lot well worth buying.  Gentle south slope lends itself  to a' nice 2 level home. $15,000;.  Gibsons: Older Upper and Low  er Duplex. On main street, just  few steps to shops and beach.  Upper Suite: 2 bedrooms, very  large living room, family size  kitchen, large entrance, 2 piece  bath.  Lower Suite: 3 bedrooms, nice  living room, 4 piece bath, good  size kitchen Wok area with spacious dnng room adjoining.  Sheltered entrance. On sew��sr.  View of water and islands.  Good investment property. $32,  , 000. Some terms considered.  Granthams: Two. side-by-side  , lots. Good vie|w: Excellent hold  ��^ing -property. $9,500 for both  7 of them.  LISTINGS WANTED!  DROP IN AND SEE US  SEASIDE PLAZA  Norm Peterson ��� 886-2607  "Look ��� I told the boss he had bad breath... you have  to tell him we don't like the odor of his mouthwash!"  Education programs booked  Tiw-nty-one years after the  publication by the Dominion  Bureau of Statistics pf a brochure describing the educational systems of the Canadian  provinces, a new work on this  subject has just been published.  This work is entitled The  Orga nization and Administration of Education in Canada  and is by Dr. David Munroe,  former vice-ohairrrian of the  Parent Commission and former special advisor to the Department of the Secretary of  State. This book is published  under the auspices of the Education Support Branch in co-  opeM&ion with the Education  Division of Statistics Canada  and with all the provinces.  It contains a complete description of the current educational system in 'each province  accompanied by up-to-date information and organization  charts, as well as a detailed  account of programs and struc  tures. It also includes a brief  history of each system described, chapters ori federal responsibilities, . national organizations and current Canadian  trends in this field.  The Organization and Administration of Education in  Canada, 244 pages, is on sale  in Information Canada bookstores at $3.75 a copy.  CONSERVE THAT HEAT  The biggest factor in home  energy consumption this ./winter will ^ be the heating system, remind- Consumers .Association of Canada. Make sure  the heat is going where you  want it and make sure it does  not get away! If a room is unused, shut off its heat and  close the door. If you like to  sleep with your bedroom window open, keep .the door closed. Blinds and drapes will keep  the heat in on dull days and  in the evening, but should be  opened when the sun shines.  led Hot  Specials  Orange  Juice  CO-OP Swt., 48 oz. tin.  2for95c  for  Peaches  CO-OP Fantey Sliced  14 bz. tins  2fo69c  Mushrooms  CO-OP Stems & Pieces  10 oz^tins  36c  l_K��i��_*_-_��t_ft-R-*��_M-ft-ft-ft^^  22 lbs. and up  TAkl-f*    Orange Crystals  lANU    Pkgof2-7oz. _  95c SALMON TZ"���!_____  TAEEEE m^well house c^y jq  vUlTCC    Instant, 10 oz. _-__.?- ���&��*'2-lW';  -TAEEEE co"OP ^gwiar  vurr cc ^i ib. pkg. _____  THE TEA S. _*__*_       $1.79  CHEEZWHIZf^r  $1.13  service .mm  Ph.  886-2522  99c  HAMy Whole or Shank End    $1*09 zb  BARON OF BEEF GRAPE A BEEF $1.79 lb  NORCREST  6 oz. tin   $1.29  SMOKED PICNICS  Country Style ___  69c  Ib.  $1.13 BABY DltLS mS 24 oz. ____.  DOG FOOD  CHOCOLATES  HUSKY  15 oz.     ������* for  MOIRS Lombard  12 oz.   3  $1.09  CO-OP Sweet Gherkins  15 oz.  ____������_   CO-OP'Sweet Mixed  32 oz.  ______^���Yc���j.���  69c  89c  PRICES EFFECTIVE Thurs., Fri.r Saf., Dec. 19, 20, 21  Also Mon., Tues., Dec. 23,24, while stocks last  WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES  CANNED POP  SHASTA, CANADA DRY  10%  OFF REGUI_AR PRICE - IN COURT  Frances Joesph August, 21,  has been remanded for one  week in custodiy-after appearing before Judge J.S.P. Johnson in provincial court Thursday.  August, a resident of the  Sechelt reservej, lhas been  charged with attempted murder in connection with a stabbing incident involving 17 year  old Clyde Lawrence Jeffries  December 6.  A preliminary hearing is set  for December 19 in Sechelt.  Richard Carl Douglas Ruth,  18, was fined "a total of $600  and suspended from driving  for 9 months when he pleaded  guilty in provincial court  Thursday to impaired driving  and refusing to taike the breath  alizer test.  ..Ruth was spotted by  Gibsons   RCMP   Nov.   23   as   his  vehicle     was stopped on the  highway, near the Peninsula  Hotel. When questioned police  described Ruth as being slow,  clumsy, and incoherent. Ruth  claimed he had nothing to  drink and became abusive  when told that he couldn.t  drive his car home. He had to  be hand-cuffed to be taken to  the Sechelt RCMP detachment  for the breathalizer test.  (Police reported that Ruth  took his shirt off and challenged one of the officers to a  fight.  "I admit that I was drinking," Ruth told Judge J.S.P.  Johnson, "I don't know what  happened, maybe . somebody  put something in my drink."  Ruth suggested that somebody  had put MDA in his drink because the same thing had happened to  a friend.   "1 never  SPECIAL NOTICE  Between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale  To permit as many members of our crews  and terminal personnel as possible to be  with their families on Christmas Day,  the following schedule will be in effect.  Lv Horseshoe Bay  ,   Lv Langdale  7:55 am <  .  6:45 am  10:10  9:00  12.25 pm  ������'������'. 11:15  2:40  ; 1:30 pm  4:55  3:45  7:10  6:00  9:25  8:15  British Columbia Ferries  Department of Transport and Communications  Honourable Robert M. StracHan, Minister  8     Coast NeJws, Dec. 18, 1974  felt that way in my  life before."  Judge Johnson told Ruth that  unless he could substantiate  his explanation the assumption  would have to be that he was  intoxicated on alcohol.  .-Crown prosecuter Archibald  noted- that Ruth had a previous record of causing a.disturbance, assulting , a police  officer, and driving with a  blood-alchol   content   of   over  .08%;    "I think you should seriously  consider detention to cool his  heels," the prosecuter told the  judge.  .."If I go to jail I have to  move out of town and things  would be totally wrecked for  me... I would rather have ten  times the fine," Ruth stated.  Judge Johnson fined Ruth  $400 on the impaired charge  and $200 for refusing to take  the breathalizer test. He was  also prohibited from driving  for 9 months.  William Vaughan was fined  $50 for consuming alcohol in  a public plate while under the  legal age.  . .Vaughan, 17, was drinking  beer in the Pender Harbor  Hotel^September 13.  "���The law says you can't  drink While under the legal  aige. The fine ^ is $50 every-  time you get caught... if that's  what you want to pay for beer,'  "Judge JSP. Johnson told the  (accused.  . Curtis Prime was fined $400  when he pleaded guilty to impaired   driving   in   connection  witH   an   incident   that   took.  place hear Seohelt November  __2t)v- _- ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� ���  . IPrime had driven his camper  truck into the ditch.around  Norrwest Bay Road and when  he came back with a tow truck  he found police already. towing it out:   y  .. Prime admitted to police that  he had several drinks before  the accident and shojwed a  reading o_.22!% on the breath-:  aiizer.7 He was released- by  police and told not to drive  his vehicle but did so anyway.  He Was subsequently stopped  again. ...  . Prime told Judge Johnson  that it was necessary for him  to drive a vehicle on company  property and asked not to  have his driver's License suspended. The judge said that he  would riot touch his" license  but give him an increased fine  -f$400. ,.:.7.7  by auxilialry  Thirty-two/ members and associates of the AlbertsTCteek  hospital Yaxixildary enjoyed  their potluck luncheon meeting  Dec. 9. hostessed by 7 Wilma  Rodgers, Gladys Ironside, and  June  Wood.  vCoriveners Mrs. Jean  McHwaine and Mrs. Dorothy  Morrow reported the results  of the bazaar and coffee7j>arty  and^thanked all who helped  make this annual event a success.    :  '.,;������"   7 YY   ��� ���  .. Winners of the bazaar draws  were: Hamper, Mrs. Spanner,  Roberts Creek; RugY Mrs. L  Christiansen, Sechelt; quilt  Mrs. '_>. iBigjgs, Gibsons; door  prize, Mrs. D. Sleep.  On Nov. 10 the auxiliary  hosted a happy bingo party in  extended care at which Mrs.  Ironside was assisted by Mrs.  Madeline Grose, Mris. Betty  Merrick, and Mrs. Lilian  IThomas.  The nominating committee  headed by Mrs. Charlotte  Raines, conducted the election  of 1975 officers. Ptresident-  elect is Mrs. Madeline Grose;  Ivice-presadtent, Florence Mc-  iSaveney; secretary, Edith  JTraser; treasurer, Jean Carey;  mtmbership,    Eleanor    Reece.  The" new officers will be installed and committees formed  at the next meeting Jan.  13.  Go to church on Sunday  ANGLICAN        Y  St. Bartholomew's 7  Rev. David 1_.7P. Brown  Morning Service. 11:15 sum.  2nd and 4th Sundays  Holy Communion at 8:007a.m.  Midweek Holy Commtmion  2nd, 4th and 5th Wednesdays  . 10:00 a.m.  3rd Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.  1st Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.  iwith Divine Healing Service  ,  St. Aidan's  Sunday School 10:30 a.m.  Sunday Service 2:30 p.m. ..  except 4th Sunday  Family Service at 11:00 a.m.  GIBSONS UNITED CHURCH  11:15 a.m., Divine Service  9:30 ana.. Wilson Creek  ROHAN CATHOLIC SERVICE-  St. Mary's Charcb  Father E. G. Lehner.  11 a.m. Mass, Sundays  Wed., Fri., 7 p.m.-  Phone 885-9526  ~~ODSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member  P.A.O.C.  Phone 886-7107  Highway and Martin Road  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a m.  Evening Service 6:30 p.m.  Wed., B-We Study, 7:30 p.m.  Pastor G. W. Foster  HAPTIST CHURCHES  Pastor - Wilbert N. Erickson  Office 886-2611, Res. 886-7449  CALVARY - Park Rd, Gibsons  Y> SUNDAYS  Morning Worship 9:30 a.m.  Sunday School 10:45 a.m.  Evening Fellowship 7:00 p.m.  Thursday - Prayer and Bible   Study, 7:00 p.m.  BETHEL --- Mermaid & Trail,  Sechelt,  SUNDAYS  Sunday School 10:00 a.m.  Morning Worship 11:15 a.m.  Wednesday - Study Hour  -7:30 p.m.  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sundays, 11 am. & 7 pm.  Bible Study. Wed., 7:30 p_m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  "In His Service ���  At Your Service  CHRISTIAN SCIENC.  Sundays at 111:15 a._n. in St.  John's ^ United Church, Davis  Bay by an informal group of  Christian. Scientists.  Everyone Welcome  Phone: 885-9778 or 886-7882  ORDER CABLE VISION  EARLY  AND AVOID THE  RUSH  EXTRA ENJOYMENT  IF YOU ORDER NOW!  COAST  CABLE VISION  885-2444  Walt  Sales (1971) Ltd.  ft  across the street from  MOLLY'S REACH"  SKATES and HOC       EQUIPMENT  CGAA., BAUER, LANGE, COOPER  **,  \ ���  ffi  I  HOCKEY SKATES  y^*'  **v. .>2*______  NS A        >    *%.      >>J  &V��?  \%^^^y^'  J^fiZ3&  n-^^-V1- fJ.J0irf-.rvM*.  ^8SS38*SSS������6g^  GLOVES  HELMETS  ELBOW PADS  SHOULDER PADS  V  s$  ��2$  M.  ��**:  CTHEC  SliFT  BROWNING FIRE ARMS  and SPORTS CLOTHING  BUSHNELL BINOCULARS  MUSTANG FLOATER COATS  marine-:s.u!:i  les  Phone 886-9303, Gibsons $3,000 is quite a sum  . Three thousand dollars is a  lot of money and that's probably what Ronna-May Pock-  rant, of Madeira Park thought  as srie accepted a cheque for  that amount from Lions President Ken -DeVries.  Mrs. ��� Pockrant, at St.  Mary's Hospital, was the grand  winner in the Lions 400 club  draw held at the Bank of Mont  real in Gibsons last week.  The cheque was presented  at a Lions dinner meeting last  Tuesday   at   Gibsohs   Legion  Hall/. Speaker was Inspector  Sid DeVries of the Vancouver  narcotics squad.  Lions President Ken DeVries  reminds all potential $3,000  winners that tickets for next  years 400 club are not all sold.  Prizes total $10,800 and proceeds will go towards the Sunshine school for retardejd  children.  '  . Last .weeks winner of the  weekly $100 draw was Don  Elson, of Gibsons, on a ticket  drawn by Joe Kahpman   Wind warnings changed  Beginning December 1, the  term Wind Warning wiil not  be used in connection with  Marine Forecasts issued . by  the Pacific Weather Central  for B.C. coastal waters. During  the winter season (November  * 12 to March 28) marine warnings will be issued as follows:  Gale warnings 34-47  knots.  (Storm   warnings   48   knots  or more. 7''.''���  During the summer season  (March. 29 to  Novemter *11 V  small craft warnings are issued for pleasure boaters. Mar  ine warning criteria in ..that  season will be as follows:  -Small craft warning 17-33  knots.  Gale warning 34-47 knots.  Storm warning 48 knots or  more  Bonus Subscription Offer  For just $3 you can order a year's subscription ��� four issues ��� to Beautiful British Columbia  magazine and a colourful 1975-calendar-diary.  Be: sure and order right away so we car. announce your gift in time for Chirstmas.  This bonus subscription offer applies only to  new or renewal subscriptions commencing with ..'  this Winter's issue.  Order as many subscriptions as you like. It's  a great way to say Merry Christmas to yourself and  everyone on your gift list.  Order your $ubscription  at Coast News  Coast News, Dee. 18, 1974     9  Curfingrink  signs  of construction  (Contributed)  As  I  am   writing  this,   the.  walls   of  the  Gibsohs  Winter  Club should be up four feet all  around.' Next we will be getting a small cat in to clear the  overburden .in the middle. Then  we   will   fill   that   excavation >  with gravel to provide drainage  under  the   floor   so   that  .when the concrete floor is in it -  will not crack.  Financing continues to be  hard come by: We needlmbre  debenture holders so if you  have an application form still  sitting around home, fill it out  and take it to the Royal Bank .  or the Bank of Montreal. We  sent a delegation down to see  Don Lockstead when he visited the village office tb try to  get the provincial government  more involved. We are also  working with Jack Pearsall to  get the federal, government involved.  This is the last item I will  write over the Christmas holidays so I will take this opportunity to thank some people. Thanks go to the club  "executive for two years of  hard,work and the beginning  of a dreaim. It is not yet a *  . dream come true, but it will  be soon we hope.  The club is grateful to Roy  Taylor and Bill McGivern for  their .work on the building. Although some of their work has  been paid, for, they have spent  many additional hours of volunteer time planning and erecting the building. For those  hours, a hearty thank you is  -due them.. .  My wife   deserves  a  thank  you for the many columns she  has  typed for me this year..  Thanks also to Virginia Douglas for editing the.last two of  my columns. Without her help  the grammar would ibe a problem.   But   the   biggest   thank. ."'"  you of all goes to. you deben- ���  ture   holders   out   there   whcrf  have  waited  so patiently  for  something to happen.  Merry   Christmas  everyone,  see you in the new year.  Because of yon.,ij  today a man is ��  on a dusty road  leading south  from  .Rawalpindi...  ' reporting, analyzing* prob-  , Ing���to send you an  1 eye-witness story. Other  Christian Science Monitor  reporters are gathering  1 facts for you in Moscow,  ; Nairobi, Beirut, London,  ��� Tokyo, San Francisco, and  ; Washington.  Because you need to  t understand what's happen-  1 Ing In order to change  . what's wrong and to support  what'sright. \  The Christian Science  ' Monitor gives you the facts,  and reports how problems  are being solved. It keeps .  / you informed but not de-  i pressed��� the Monitor ha_  I a uniquely hopeful outlook.  j.  News, commentary, art  | entertainment, fashion,  i sports, business, family: a  [ lively daily newspaper  ; (Monday-Friday) with  I something for everyone.  I For 13$ a day���les&than  j two postage stamps.  Yea. I want thto unique dally  i newspaperfor 4 months���-over  tQ teams tor only 111.  flPaytnent enclosed aBIllmsIaU  Name        (pieaae print)  ��treat  Apt  City  7KP  Box 128. Aator Station a ,  *~ > C-iat  Cash for tennis courts  .. MLA Don Lockstead presents two chelques totallin|g  over $4300 to Mayor Larry  Labonte and tennis project coordinator Jim Weir as a contribution towards the . new  Elphinstone tennis courts to be  completed in time for the  spring tennis season.  .. The money represents a  grant from the Community  Recreation Facilities fund  provided by the provincial  department of recreatiojn  thorough Gibsons mundJoipal  council.  Further assistance has come  from the school board, donations from members; volunteer  Welcome Beach  hall gets $6,857  Federal government officials have chosen a Sunshine  Coast project for assistance.  Jack Pearsall, M.P. Coast  Chilcotin, reports the Welcome  Beach New Horizons application -at Half Moon Bay as approved to receive funds totalling $6,857 towards improvements to the Welcome  Beach Hall.  work from local contractors,  and student work and fund,;  raising drives.  Project co-ordinator Jim  Weir says that a full tennis  pucigraim   is   being   organized  ^with classes . scheduled for  students and adults.  .' With these new courts, the  ones in Seohelt, and the proposed courts in Davis Bay-, the  Sunshine Coast^ will become a  real active tennis community^'  Weir said.  NOW OPEN  Pool - Billiards  Six days weekly, 2 p.m. to midnight  SEASIDE PLAZA, GIBSONS  Four-tables - Arcade Games  You read to learn.  Reading brings new ideas  and thoughts into your life. It  opens up a whole new world.  Thafs what advertising does.  It communicates information from  one source to another. Advertising  gives you the opportunity to rhake  up your own mind by familiarizing  you with a product.  Thafs why advertising is a  freedom. The freedom to know  quality and what is available.  You read and listen to  advertising to obtain information.  Information on just about anything.  Y including the price of  baloney.  Jhhi advertisement is one of * serin anted toy volunteer advertising agencies lor the Canadian Advertising Advisory Board.  CAAB. representing advertisers, agencies and media; serves as the all-industry link with government and the consumer puttie.  ������    ���       ���:      .   . '  ���"  ."' 7 ������"'        7       :  ....     ...    -.. Legends about Christmas  Cans become objets d'art  Hold it! Don't let Mary Cas-  sin see you stoically cast that  can into your garbage bag. She  may want it. Especially if it  happens to be carrot or lima  bean  cans.   Mrs. .Cassin   once  Just a reminder that from  December 21 to. 31, all  Christmas Cards will be  sold at half price. Miss  Bee's, Sechelt.  ftpBK-llO_*_*PC^^  used  cat  food, cans  but  they  weren't as good as the others.  .So what's with all the cans  you ask. Well, Mrs. Cassin calls  it junk art, but thafs not  meant to be a reflection on the  products she creates. "What this  69 year old Gibsons lady is dor  ing is making quite admirable  objects d'art by cutting and  twisting cans into tin sculptures.  She'll start with an empty  salmon can, use her tin snips  and - pliers to perform some  cutting   and   twisting,   add   a  Hope  it's  filled  with  gifts  galore.  Our bountiful thanks to each of you. '  NEVENS TV. & RADIO  GIBSONS I  ^���!_Wtl_WB_^QMt3BWWWBlWtt__WWB_WWMMWWH_tttt_M|]M-_n-WM--���aWS_I���sk  piece or two ,of colored candy  trapping,  perhaps  a  twig or  two, ana voila, she has a beaut-  sunburst sunflower.  "I've only been doing it for  six months,   "she'll tell you," >  and at last count I had oyer a  hundred."     ' .;���;.;.  How did this somewhat uncanny interest in tin cans develop? "Sbirieoiie I.knewTy/ias  making candles and I wondered  what I could do, "she says." I  ididn't have any money fbr  materials so I wanted to see  what I could make from junk".  With a little help from friends, ideas, empty cans, bottle  caps, she's developed a hobby  and an enthusiasm that lifts  the common species of house-  ' hold can out of its mundane  utilitarianism and into the  realm of aesthetics and art.  Mrs., Cassin admits it's a bit  hard on the fingers (she never  wears, gloves) but a few  'scratches doesn't cut her ambitions. She's planning to create a whole scene of her birthplace- Malaysia- using cans,  colored-plastic ^bottles, and any,  other 'junk' she has laying a- \  round. The palm trees are already made. '.'     *-.  ^  She is also making a dozen  sculptures for a local store and  a few more to order for friends.  Sometime in the near future  Mrs; Cassin hopes to have a  showing of her works. If you're  interested in seeing a tuna tin  transformed into the bird of  paradise,* keep it in mind.  According to ancient legend,  on the night Christ was born,  trees   burst   into   bloom   and  .bore     fruit     despite    wintry  weather.  Today trees, poinsettias,  mistletoe, holly and scores of  flowers and plants have become part of the history of  this glorious season. The rea-  soiTjwe celebrate with flowers  has been passed down .through*  the ages. Many of the customs  and traditions have their origins in ancient pagan rites, yet  over the years they have taken  .on Christian implications of  deep significance.  In 1829, the, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, Dr. Joel Roberts Poinsett, brought back to  his home in South Carolina, a  central American, wild flower  with fiery red bracts. Today  this plant is as much a part of  Christmas as the pine tree,  mistletoe and holly.  There are many legends surrounding this popular Christmas plant. One tale relates  how a poor Mexican ^girl was  heartbroken because she' bad  nothing of value to offer thfe  Virgin.- In desperation she pluc  ked some scrawny roadside  weeds and placed them at the  feet of the holy statue. They  were immediately transformed  into scarlet brilliance. v  A great many other plants  have also played an important  legendary role in the holidlay  season. The Christmas rose is  supposed to have sprung from  a barren ground at. an angel's  bidding. As the years passed,  it became customary to place  these blooms at the entrances  to cottages so that no ham-  would befall the occupants.  Although these do not provide flowers at Christmas they  give a very fine display! of  their snowwhite blooms in  early April as snow recedes.  To grow them successfully in  eastern Canada a well-drained  peaty soil in-part shade is ne-  needed and a light covering  with straw should be applied  after the ground -has frozen.  .Before the birth of Chirst  holly * was worshipped by  people considered its green-  enness in the middle of the  winter as a promise of the  -_ aoj q*__d o% um%ax s.uns  nother year. Later the early  French and English hung _p-  springs of the bright berried  plant on their doors to indi  cate homes in which Chirst  dwelled. Today holly is often  used for wreaths. The,red-ber-  ried plant, worked into the circular shape, symbolizes the  hope of eternallife.  When they are delivered to  your   home   they   should   be.  given the best possible condit- .  tions that nearest approach a  greenhouse  climate.- Some pi-  i  plants are more tolerant of the  transference to' home conditions than others and some,  like poinsettias, need more exacting care. Place these in a  sunny room, ^where the temperature does not exceed 70 degrees F ahd does not drop below 60 degrees F. If you keep  these plants for any length of  time in a sunless room' the  leaves will turn yellow and the  flowers will lose their color.  Watering of all gift plants is  something that is often neglected. Christmas plants from  the florist have , reached the  peak of pevfection and the pots  are full of roots searching for  moisture and nutrients. Therefore they dry out very fast  and should be watered as soon  as you unpack them again as  soon1 as they appear dry.    "  Take care tijat your plants  are not placed near hot air, outlets, or where their leaves  touch a cold, window pane.  Keep them out of drafts,fbl-  low the rules given above and  plantwise you will have a merry Christmas.  Dog laws will  be enforced  . In an effort to ease the stray  .dog, problem, .Gibsons RCMP  plan to clamp .down and enforce the laiws of the Domestic  Animal Protection Act .legis-  lateds last summer.  ,The act basically .states that  any dog not on a leash , or  under direct control of it's  owner is-" considered a stray.  If the dog has a tag the owtner  will be notified and given verbal warning the first time, a  notice requiring a written explanation of why the dog was  loose the second time, and a  $25 fine, the third time.  ROMIP said that they will  attempt to find any stray dog's  owner before the dog is destroyed. They want to remind  all dog ownersN that dogs must  carry, icense tags attached to  the collar.  . License tags may be obtained from the village office or  from the RCMP if you live  outside the village.  _--____ai-i--tiia ����������������� ���>������-_���������!  waaaa_-iaaaai>aaaM'J��_-i_--  DON'S MAWNE SERVICES  OMC - MERCRUESER  INROARD &  STERN  DRIVE  FORD DIESEL        ' .  SALES & SERVICE  DON  CHAMBERLIN  IPhone 921^9767 Radio YJ2-7835  Box 45, Lions Bay  Kelly's Garbage Collection  Pick-up will be on  Dec. 20 & 27 for Gibsons  Dec. 23 & 30 for Sechelt  I - CROSSWORD PUZZLE  <~-  BEN'S DRIVE-IN  CLOSED  DEC. 20 For Holidays  ACROSS  1. Palm starch  5. garde  10. Wrongly  12. Relish  13. Repressive  government  (2 wds.)  15! Consume  16. Brenda or  I       Peggy .  I 17. Catch up  with  ! 22. Wire  j       measure-  I       ment  ; 23. More  *  >       concise'   \  27. Foolish  30. Ralph.-'  Emerson  31. Doctrines  33. Moslem  potentate  34. Assume  command '  (2wds.)  37. Snake  40. Badly  41. Law.  enforcement  body '  (2 wds.)  47. Weary  48. Curtain  fabric  49. Grandi-  loquize  50. Sicilian  city  DOWN  1. Undermine  2.1 love  (Latin)  7i. Mr. Hodges  4, Willow   ."���'���.  .I. Donkey  ��>. Cistern  7. Grand-  parental  " 8. Remark  9. Cherry  or apple  11. Vamoose!  14. Coup  d'   17. Exclude  18.. Climbing,  plant  19. Joie de  vivre  20. London  suburb  21. Age   .  24. Czech  25. Brink  26. Laugh  heartily  28. Clear  after  expenses  29. Greek  letter  32. Play  ; truant  35. Esau's  father-  in-law  36. "Kukla,  Fran and  Toddy's Answer        ^;$HH*il)&&&^  crane Hnnnrc  nacanc-] eehue  BBnBRHBP.CinH  BED      BED  ���EC?     HOBGSEE!  ebbce Bcnniani  EnnnsEEB  ebb ^nns ,  EinninBEBDHEB  EEGJEE ^BHUEIE  BEE-BCr  ' BEER  37. Concerning  (2 wds.)  38. Bustle  39. Where  Asuncion  is (Abbr.)  42. Vietnamese  holiday  43. Netherlands  commune  44. Knight's  ��� lodging  45. Pro's  partner  46. Last  Spanish  queen  SANTA CLAUS  is coming lo town  _*?  ������������  BANK of MONTREAL  GIBSONS  Friday, Dec. 20 - 1 pm - 3 pm  ������������<  ��&  ������>-  ALSO  // as  ^   v ____��������_,  ���������������  ���������������  ���������������  ������������O  ��� ������������  NEW RECORDING ARTISTS  "PENN KINGS  Will be playing live in the Bank of Montreal |  Monday, Dec. 23 -1:30 pm - 3 pm  Their new Album "AS WE ARE" will be on sale  WmONE,Iii;Alt AMD HAVE A BALL  -fta'jHftoiM^ Sunshine   Coast  ACCOUNTANTS  CABINET MAKING  W. PHILIP GORDON  CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT  Boom 208, Harris Block  Gibsons  Ph. Rue. 886-2714; Res. 886-7567  AUTOMOTIVE  SERVICES  NED TIRES?  Come in to  COMAL WES  at the S-BENDS on  Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  AUTOMOTIVE - PARTS ~  SAIfS and SERVICE  ��� Rotor Lather service for  Disc brakes and Drum  . Brakes.  .���' Valve and Seat Grinding  ALL MAKES SERVICED  BATBUN SPECIALISTS  AL JAMIESON  JAMIESON AUTOMOTIVE  Gibsons     Phone 886-791Q  BANKS  OCEANSflDE HIRNITWE  & CABINET SHOP  Hardwood Specialists  Custom Designed Furniture  Kitchen and Bathroom  Cabinetry  ���  Remodelling     ^  R. BIKKIN  Beach Ave., Roberta Creek  Phone 885-3417  CLEANERS  L  AR605HH  We Clean Carpets,  _ Chesterfields, etc.  No Soap Buildup  Stay, Clean Longer  FREE ESTIMATES  TOM SINCLAIR  Box 294, Sechelt  Phone 885-9327  12 - 1 or after 5 p.m.  CONSTRUCTION  ROYAL BANK OF CANADA  GIBSONS Branch-Ph. 886-2201  SECHELT Branch-Ph. 885-2201  HOURS  Gibsons: Mon. - Thurs.  10 ajn. - 3 p.m.  Fri, 10 a.in. - 6 p.m.  Sechelt: Tues. - Thurs.  .10 a;m. - 3 p.m.  Fri, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Sat., 10 ajn. - 3 pjn  BOWLING  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPUES  (1971) LTD.  ALL BUILDING MATERIALS  READY-MIX  CONCRETE - G-tAVEL  WESTWOOD HOMES  GENERAL  PAINT  886-2642 886-7833  Highway 101 - Gibsons  GIBSONS LANES  OPEN BOWLING  Fri. 7 -,11 .    .  Sat. 2 -5, 7 - 11  Sun. 2 - 11  stucco  NEW OR OLD HOUSES  MASONRV  GAMBIER CONSTRUCTION  FRANK FRITSCH  886-9505, Box '522.  Gibsons  J  BUILDING SUPPLIES  twin creek IUMBB.  & BUILDING SUPPLIES Hi  Everything for your building  needs  Free Estimates  Gibsons Sechelt  886-2291-2 885-2288-9  L & H SWAMS0N UI.  READY-MIX CONCRETE  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations  Porpoise Bay Road  885-9666, Box 172, Sechelt, B.C.  WINDSOR PLYWOOD  (THE PLYWOOD PEOPLE)  Construction Plywood  Fancy Panel-  Doors,   Bifolds,   Insulation  Sidings  and  all accessories  ,        Delivery  ���-s   Highway 101, Gibsons *  Phone 886-9221 *  BULLDOZING, BACKHOE  SOUND CONST.  Coastal and Island  Contracting for   '  Seawalls, Boathouses, etc.  G. Wallinder        886-0807  MORRIS CONCRETf  Driveways - Walks  Placing & Finishing  Floors - Patios - Stain /  Box 884, Sechelt, Ph. 885-9411  FREE ESTIMATES  E. TURENNE  CEMENT   CONTRACTOR  Foundations  Floors, Driveways, .._...  " *" " "SIi_ewa__s/ Patios.  RR. 1, Gibsons  Phone,886-9977 or 886-7022  JAUCA CONSTRUCTION  GENERAL CONTRACTORS  New Construction  and  Remodelling   >  Shaw Road Gibsons  886-7668  DRYWALL SERVICES  TAPING & FINISHING  MAC CAMERON  885 2706  CHAIN SAWS  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  '    Excavations ��� Drainage  Waterlines; etc.  Ph. 885-2921, Roberts Creek  SKHE.T CHAM SAW CWIRf  LTD.  SALES & SERVICE  Chain Saws ��� Outboards  Boats ��� Marine Supplies  Sechelt 885-9626  DRY CLEANERS  SICOTTE BULLDOZING LTD.  * LAND CLEARING  * ROAD BUILDING  Phone 886-2357  f HR.  COIN-OP DRYCLEANERS  SAVES TIME & MONEY  Sunnycrest Plaza  next to Royal Bank  886-2231  DISPOSAL SERVICES  BRUCE CAMPBRL  BliLLDOHNG  ROAD  BUILDING  LAND CLEARING, etc.  Hillcrest Ave., Gibsons  886-7672  BOUTIN BULLDOZING  Clearing ���- Landiscaping  Backhoe Work'  Phone 886-9824  RJR.2 'Gibsons  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL S-RVKES LTD.  Port Mellon to Ole'g Core  886-2938 885-9978  When renovating or  7     spring cleaning  Call us for your disposal needs  Commercial containers  available  ELECTRICIANS  SHOAL DEVaOPMEKT LTD.  Septic Tanks ���- Ditching >���  Excavating - Land Clearing  RoadY Building  Gravel 8c Fill  886-2830  JOHN ROBINSON CONTRACTING  Backhoe, Ditching, Drains,  Waterlines, Etc.  Box 237, Gibsohs, B.C.  PHONE  886-7983  ^tfi\ BE ELECTRIC Lid,  Phone 886-7605  Box 860 Gibsons  '���POWER TO THE  PEOPLE"  SIM ELECTfiK Lfi  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Sechelt ��� ^hone 885-2062  BUR ELECTRICAL  Contracting & Engineering  Residential - Commercial  Wiring  Phone 886-7816  Coast News, Dec. 18, 1974.  H  HEATING  SECHELT HEATING  & INSTALLATION  " FREE ESTIMATES  Gas, Oil1 and Electric Furnaces  Phone 885-2466  Box 726, Sechelt.    ^  ���       ��� ���-    !��� II.������..     ���������������   ��� I 111. '        I     |l" I* Ml II I ���      ^  JANITOR SERVICE  Welcome to the  Floorshine Coast  HOWE SOW  JANITOR SERVICE  Specialists in Cleaning  Floor Waxing, Spray  Bulling, Window Cleaning  Phone 888-7181,  Gibsons  MACHINE SHOP  At fhe Sign of the Chevron  HILL'S MACHIK SHOP  & MARINE SERVICE Hi  Arc & Acty .Wedding  Machine Shop  Steel Fabricating  Automotive -MarineRepair  ���  Marine Ways  Standard Marine Stefkrn  Phone 886-7721  Res. 886-9956  MARINE SERVICES  PAZCO fIBREGUSSING  Complete Marine & Industrial  Repairs  14 & 16 ft. Canoes  ^Vz, 8, 19 and 17}$ Runabouts  Used Boat Sales  FREE ESTIMATES  Ph. 886-9604 oi* 886-9111  MOVING * STORAGE  in wwn THWsn im.  Household Moving & Storage  Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone. 886-2664 - RR. 1, Gibsons  NURSERY  MACK'S NURSERY  Sunshine Coast Highway  Shrubs,   Fruit   Trees,   Plants  Landscaping,    Pruning- Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  Phone 886-2684  OPTOMETRIST  OPTOMETRIST  FRANK E. DECKER  BAL BLOCK ��� GIBSONS  WEDNESDAY  FOR APPOINTMENTS  886-2248  SECHELT MONDAYS  Phone 885-9712  PAINTING  PAVING  RETAIL STORES (Confd)  COAST PAYING  PAVING FROM DRIVEWAYS  TO HIGHWAYS  Highways, Parking Areas  Driveways, Crushed Gravel  Equipment Rentals  Main Office  Box 95, Powell River. 485-6118  Branch Officie:  Sechelt. Ph. 885-2343.   9:30 to 3:30 p.m.   PLUMBING  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot Water Heating  Building & Alteration*  (Davis Bay Rd., R.R. 1,  Sechelt ��� Ph. 885-2116  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES  NOTIONS, etc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE  TO ALL MAKES  FABRIC HOUSE  Marine Drive  Gibsons 886-7525  EATONS BUY-LK  CALL 886-7515  Gibsons B.C.  G & E PLUMBING  CHEATING LTD  Certified Plumber  Box 165, Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-7638  New installations, renovations  repairs, hot water heating,  pump repairs  24 HOUR SERVICE  PENINSULA PLUMBING~  CONTRACTING  Sechelt Highway & Pratt Rd.  Port Mellon ��� Fender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533  Ray. Coates ��� 886-7872  C   4   S  HARDWARE  ���:������������ --tY--  APPLIANCE  SeelwM ��� 885-&713  ROOFING  SUH HOSTAD R00FM6  7  DUROID, SHAKES  OR REROOFUVG  RjR. 1, Port Mellon Highway-  Gibsons Phone 886-2023  GENERAL ROOFING  All types, roofing^ reroofing  T   and  repairs.  Guaranteed Workmanship  Phone  885-9091  Box 948, Sechelt  SURVEYORS  SEASIDE PLUMBING LTD.  PLUMBING ��� PIPEF-TTING  STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All work Guaranteed '  RADIATORS  ROBERT W. ALLEN  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  Sechelt Lumber Building  Wharf St. Box 607  Sechelt B. C.  Office 885-2625 Res. 885-9581  ROY & WAGENAAR  B.CUND SURVEYORS  CIVIL ENGINEERS  Marine Building - Wharf Street  Box 609, Secbelt, B.C.  885-2332  G & E RADIATOR REPAIRS      tv.* radio  Autos,    Industrial    and   Heat  Exchangers  We Guarantee All Work!  PHONE 886-7638  Pick-up and delivery service  REFRIGERATION  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION Me  MAJOR APPLIANCE  SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Used   Refrigerators   for   Sale  Phone 886-2231  From 9 ajh. to 5:30 p.m.  Res. 886-9949  RETAIL STORES  J & C ELECTRONICS  Philco-Ford Sales & Service  ������We service all brands ���  885-2568  Opposite Red and White  Sechelt  WH-DO  PAIHHH6  Painting, staining,  stained doors & bifolds.  ''All work guaranteed*  Interior and exterior.  Evenings: Ken   - 885-2734  Herb - 885-2936  P.O.   Box   943,   Sechelt,   B-C.  MISS BITS  CARD AM) GIFT SHOP  Wharf Road, Sechelt  P.O. Box 213 Ph. 885-9066  Coutts-Hallmark Cards 8c  wrappings; Gifts, Picture  Puzzles; English bone china  cups, saucers, etc.  Boutique  Items  Local Artists' Paintings  DONT FORGET YOUR  ELVES CLUB  DONATION  NEVENS' TV  Service Depot for  PHILIPS ��� ZENITH  R.C.A. - ADMIRAL  FLEETWOOD DEALER  MASTERCHARGE  Phone 886-2280  SUNSHINE COAST TV  SALES & SERVICE LTD  ADMIRAL - ELECTROHOME  and ZENITH DEALERS  Gordon Oliver - Ed Nicholson  "IN THE HEART OF  DOWNTOWN SECHELT.''  Box 799,  Sechelt  Phone 885-9816  CLOSED ON MONDAYS  TRAILER PARK  SUNSHINE COAST TRAUa PARI  1 Mile West of Gibsons, Hlway  Laundromat  Extra Large Lots  and Recreation Area  Parklike Setthig  Phone 886-8626 y  YOUR  Horoscope for the next week  BY  TRENT  VARRO  ARIES��� March 21 to April 29  A serene and tranquil time  is indicated for Aries at\ttfiis  time. Much benefit can come  . to you now. Do your work care  fully and conscientiously, and,  wfhen the-work-day is over, enjoy yourself.  TAURUS���April 21 to May 21  There are some really good aspects in this sign for most persons born in Taurus. The 'humdrum worries in business matters shotdd. by now be clearing  7 up'.nicely.  GEMINI��� May 22 to June 21  This can be a veiy "touchy"  week for you. Be EXTREMELY careful in making any  sudden changes. They wori't  work out to your advantage.  There may be trouble brewing  in your daily life that you are  entirely unaware of.  CANCER��� June 22 to July 22  Some "fuzzy" thinking at this  time could mix you all up, in  planning for the future. Things  are generally good in your  chart, but you may overlook  them.  LEO��� July 23 to August 23:  This is a good time for you  astrologically but watch your  step! You could very easily  stumble onto something good,  but you could just as easily dis  miss it as being unimportant  to your future security.  VIRGO��� August 24 to Sept. 22  A reminiscing of the past, will  do you much goqc. during the  coming week., If you ��� thinjk  back in your life constructively  at this time, you'll do much to  eliminate irritations that are  bothering you.  LIBRA��� Sept. 23  to Oct.  23  This is a good period for Libra;  Lots of activity around you  may tend to ''get you do|wn" 7  but be level headed and think,  before you act. Careful consideration of all aspects'in business dealings will do a great  deal.  SCORPIO��� Oct. 24 to Nov. 122  Conditions in   the   zodiac  are  beginning to  favour  you.  B��f  very cautious at this time that,  you don't ge carried away by  some romantic interlude.  SAGITTARIUS Nov 23 Dec 21  The coming week coud prove  to be most antagonistic to your  normally clear thinking. Whatever you do, don't, let this up-������  set. your plans. You're "ori the  right track" but you might b)e  going the (wrong way. Y  CAPRICORN Dec. 22 Jan. 20  The chart for Capricorn is  much the same as that of  Cancer, with the big exception  that you are given the help of  the planet Venus. Keep your  mind open.  AQUARIUS Jan. 21 to Feb.. 18  Your o-iart is unquestionably  good, but be careful. If you are  involved in an accident of any  sort, you will escape probably  unscathed, but the same accident could cause untold grief  to .another.  PISCES���- Feb. 19 to March 20  The best advice for persons  born in this sign, is to watch  out that your temper doesn't  get he best of you. You will  shortly be 'going through a  "new cycle" in your life. Bt  wise, and steer away from aggressive action.- 7  TRANSPORT ���Y_____"  DOUBLE R  TRUCKING LTD.  EXCAVATING ��� SAND  GRAVEL������ *__LI_  Phone 886-7109  TREE TOPPING  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD  Marv  Volen,  Phone  886-9597  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW  Top tall trees adjacent to  building. 12   Coast News, Dec. 18,1974  Funny   thing   about   check   j  books, one I've started one I  can't put it down unti I've   ���  finished.  O0o0��H:^:' 0-0 ( Ql  V  .'.-,  We are still waiting for Miss ',  J "Wilmot to collect her prize  for the dog obedience test.i.-  Admit it, your Dad didn't i  approve of our marriage, did I  .-..._,.  ..���__���-   .'������ 1  You're not helping your case  by constantly referring tome  as 'curly'.'  4fe&  MISSING  .PEPSONS  BUREAU  J in sure it's a good likeness,  ?������������ Ymu a photograph of your  v/<.r       would       be       more  convenient.  What's this 'Women's Lib'  they're on about?  Basketball     Bus discipline  meeting called  By PAM BENNER  The weekend of December 6  and 7 was one of great significance. We didn't win the tournament or even any games. .But  we played so well and gave the  other teaim such hard competition that they were frightened  they would lose.  We played at the Port" "Cb-  quitlaom senior girls invitational tournament. Our first game  was at 8:30 Friday night  against Carlson Graham's A  team.  They took an early lead but  jwe tied them up in the t__ic|di  quarter. Everyone on our team  was ccoiing. Unfortunately so  was the other team and they  won 49-40.  On Saturday afternoon we  played the home team. This  time we took the lead. In the  second quarter, they put on the  pressure and caught up. Then  .they gradually took the lead  to win 58-51.  By MARL.A SCHNEIDER  Because we have no gym at  Elphinstone, most of our games  are at other schools. But on  Saturday, Dec. 14, Pender Harbour let us use their gym for  a home game against Pemberton.  Early in the first quarter  we found the Pemberton girls  quite aggressive and at times  somewhat scrappy.  Unfortunately for us, their  aggressiveness defeated us.  Cindy Kurucz played a good  game as did Elaine Gant and  Paon Benner. Our high scorer  was Gjwenda Havies.  We thank Pender Harbour  for letting us use their gym.  On Wednesday, Dec. 11, Elphie's Senior Girls in Vancouver playedl an intermediate  team from Carson Graham.  Carson took an early lead, but  soon our girls; took over, de-  featii^g them soundly 39-18.  High scorers were Gail Blomgren and Gwenda Havies. Barb  Dew had some really great  ^breakaways and Pam Benner  played a very good game.7  December 8:  Division 7:  T-men 1, Warriors 3  Nomads 5, Douglas Flyers 0.  . Division 5 & 6  Falcons 4, Co-op Cougars 0.  Ken Mac 10, Totems 0.  December 15:  Division 7     -  Warriors 1, Nomads 0  Douglas Flyers 0, T-men 4.  Division 5 & 6    -  Legion 1, Totems 2  Co-op Cougars 4, KenMac 0.  in  slate of boom  A boom in commumty recreation facilities is taking place  throughout British Columbia  with the construction and completion of new projects and  the renovation of many others.  Under tlhe Community Recreational Facilities Fund, administered! by '.the department  of recreation and conservation,  the provincial government provides a grant of one-third the  cost of financing, community  recreation facilities sponsored  by a municipality or non-profit  cultural, ethnic or religious  group. -  To date 27.8 million dollars  in grants have been allocated.  The money is going to over 400  projects in 158 different communities'. Btdk of the funding  has been for ice rinks, curling  rinks, swimming pools and  community halls.  However, the scope of the  funding is actually .much, broad  er with grants given to such  diverse projects as a horseshoe  pitching club in Pbrt Alberni,  a brownie hut at Milne Land^-  ing; a gas fired' kiln and shed  for the Powell River Fine Arts  Association; a library and' archives for the Italian community in Trail; a movie theatre in  Salmon Arm which is owned  and operated by the local Community Association to raise  recreational  funds;  Metmlbers of the school board  are upset because a sohool bus  driver has taken disciplinary  actions which "are not according to policy."  Trustee Joe Horvath told the  board Thursday that four students were recently ordered  off a home-bound school bus  because one of them was suspected of having lit a cigarette  in the back of the hns.  Without mentioning' an y  names Horvath said that the  driver had seen someone in-the  back light a cigarette and by  the time he stopped the bus  and walked to the rear the  cigarette had been put out.  When no one confessed he  promptly turned the bus  around, drove a few miles back  to Elphinstone and told four  students to get out, - one of  whom stayed..  The three students who were  put off the bus live in the Dar .  vis Bay-Selma Park area.  "He's an adult," remarked  one of the trustees, referring  to the bus driver involved,  "he should behave like an adult ... he had to make a big  harrang out of it."  Horvath said that he realized  some kids abuse the bus but  of there were any problem the  parents should be phoned. "If  you treat the kidis fairly they  will treat you the same way,"  he stated.  Horvath told the board that  he took the liberty of phoning  George Hopkins. Mr. Hopkins  is owner and manager'of Seohelt school bus service.  Hopkins claims that there is  no co-operation between himself and the school board and  that both, buses and drivers  were "used and abused."  A meeting' between the  school board and Mr. Hopkins  is scheduled for next week.  Smiles film  gives delight  (By ALLAN CRANE)  Most- of the audience for  Smiles of a Summer's Night  found the film quite delightful.  A-teir ' associatingY'YBergtoan  with such deyaistatirig films as  Shame, Hour of the Wolf and  so on, with Wild Strawberries  in rather lighter vein. I found  it a surprising, and gratifying  experience to share Yin much  laughter over a film of Ingmar  Bergman's.  Iri two or three places, there  was an inexplicable lack of  sub-titles, and one could generally have wished for fluency  in Swedish to have derived  even more pleasure out of this  most enjoyable filim.   .  Enjoyment may not be quite  the right -word for the strange  motion picture which the Film  Society is screening tonight. El  Topo is classified as Restrxct-  - ed and carries the director's  warning "Extreme brutality  throughout."  El Topo was written by-Alexandre Jodorbwsky who directs the film and plays the  leading role. If it could be cast  into any mould it would have  to be as a Mexican Western but  its scenario encompasses  whores, freaks and lesbians in  the manner of Fellini's later  films./ The film was" to have  been Mexico's entry in the 1973  Cannes Festival, but the government forbade this.  El Topo is the ITilm Society's  last presentation of the year.  The next, Belle du Jour, will  play on Wed., Jan. 8. It is also  the last presentation at the  Twilight Theatre before the  Christmas break, and no moviesTwill be screened there from  Dec. 19 until Dec. 26 when the  regular program recommences  with the MGM compilation  That's Entertainment, for a six  day engagement.  This column will next appear in the January 8 editions  of the local press. In the meantime, to all of yttu who love  film, Season's Greetings.  FROZEN LOCKS  Motorists can avoid the irritation of finding frozen locks  on car doors this winter by  placing an adhesive bandage or  plastic tape ^over the the keyhole, says the B.C. Automobile  Association. To open a frozen  lock, insert a key which has  been heated by a match or  lighter, or squirt some de-icer  into the lock.  FW_W��ie*t3t3W**_3C^  May we extend to each  and every one of you our  very best wishes for your  happiness this Holiday Season and all through the  New Tear. Please accept  grateful thanks for your  past patronage; may we be  N of service to you again and  for many years ��� to come.  Miss Bee's, 'Sechelt.  NOT EVERYONE gets to'work  with a guardian angel hovering overhead. Bank of Montreal   employee   Vicki   Quigley  is one of the luckier ones because not only does she get an  anigel, but also a snowman, a  Santa Claus, and a further  menagerie of Christmas beings.  The figures were painted on  the bank's windows by grade  7 students at Gibsons Elementary school to build up the  fund for their trip to Mexico;.  New pool hall  A new pool and billiard establishment has opened in Gibsons. It operates under the  name of Valhalla Billiards  Ltd. in the renewed Seaside  Plaza.  George Giannakes, * proprietor of the rebuilt block announces his wife Georgia ;will  manage the new pool hall  which is belbjw the street level  at the Shell Oil tanks end of  the building. There will be  four tables available.  ^l*l*i#i*.*i*.0.*.0.*.*.#.*id.*.t��.*i��.*.*.0>>  Reason's Greeting*  ���������������  ���������������  ���������������  FROM THE MANAGEMENT AND STAFF . <��  ��� ^                                     '  48*  Twilight Theatre $  \^j ���������������  WE WILL BE CLOSED  I THURS., DEC. 19 THROUGH WED., DEC. 25 ��  Minor Hockey Ice Schedule  SUNSHINE  AUTO & INDUSTRIAL PARTS LTD.  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