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Array 5> (  'V.  .'      -Ml  Serving *he Sunshine Coast, (Howe Sound ftrJyvlg Infet); including ffifcMellon, Hopkins ^ftdingVGrinthgm's Longing/ Gibsons, RoberVCreek/  '" . J   " W       * Wilson Creek, Selmo Pork, Sechelt, Holfmobn Pqy, SecTgt,Cove, fender. Hqfcou>, Modeiro Pork; Kteihdale, Irvine's Landing,nrarl Cove/Egmonr,  ]> J   ��entennial group .  ^   Authorized asf second, dasS ' "  '"maiMy jthe ,JW 70ff,ce    ^  j"> - j - ,1  WEDNESDAY, MN; 5/, 1966  "Volumes, No?5^10��"  ���'I-  K'; i 1*< ���   ��fgdnize evente  f"' | o S W sJJlOND meeting of the Gib-  ���   ' $ �� w   ��� Jons- Centennial   Celebration  \l'\ S *"* Cjjimittee is slated, for Janu-  '   * <g h as ary 24 in order to discuss tent-'  {�� Eg ative  proposals  planned  since  _ es si   the last meeting, December 7.  ���  I**  * o     "  ., *   0o)U      'Various clubs and institutions  < ��12 H aiie *rePresented ��n *he com-  ' A�� �� 3 mittee, chaired by Banker Dave  Hopkin, Function will be to utilize |the combined efforts of  - Gibsons and rural area in the  organization of celebrations for  the coming year and 1967.  A series of annual events  will be planned around a Centennial theme which will in-  dude athletic events and tournaments. ���  Mr. Charles English was elected treasurer of the committee.    $  Pi. Mellon sets  safety standard   T 0 t*�� ��*****&��  ACCIDENT prevention program . ^LSIJ^/^6 ^^ council of Gibsons   SWam   dgftore . . .  at Port-Mellon for 19K prov- rK terminated Nyith the presentation of a desk set to  ed highly efficient to the ex- Chairman Alf Ritchey, defeated in the last municipal  tent that the Howe Sounrpuip^-*160*011 ��^ter a Penod of 14 years on council   Mr.-Rit-5'  Division   operated   throughout owy ls flanked by Commissioners Fred Feeney and  the year with a far tower ac- Norm MacKay on the left, Sam Fladager and Jim Drum-  cident severity and frequency mond; rightrStanding, Clerk Charles Gooding, left, and  rate than that of the whole in- Works Superintendent Fred Holland.  dustry. ' /. .   ,,, ,  \The company Newsletter  "Canfor" reports; The 1965 accident prevention program at  the Howe Sound Division got  underway with a Supervisory  Personal Contact Program and  a "Key Man'* approach' to training and safety education.   - '  As part of the general safety  program, checks are frequently made to ensure there is no  radiation from highly-specialized controls that contain atomic  material.,  West Howe Sound . . .  Consultants recommend  "V.  legioitfal-water system  V*f    ��* # "f !>*    X1"  men  plunge  MEMBERS of RCMP prepared to salvage a car from  .-Garden Bay Lake last Sunday, convinced it contains  one or more' bodies.       -���*- J -    '   Tire marks led into the lake George my was ^m to ^  and no footprints were- visible sceoe but operations were called  in the vicinity. It was therefore o��f u^til the next day When it  assumed tiie driver and pas- became ^^ me occupants  ^engers%^tf"anyj -had"-laded-io <- vpere'safk" "~> "   - " f"v"r * -  "1%  Mushrooms  at \West Seehelt  ALfHOUGH  Ave icahndt^eny  GIBSONS is poorly Ungated from the point of view of a  substantial water supply, consulting engineer Martin J. J. Dayton told members of Gibsons Council in outlining an extensive water survey report, recently completed by his company-.        -L- ��� ,;  ������,,������ ',"''������./','[���  He recommended the forma-    should take steps to^ seeure and  tion pf a committee to inyestir^ \safeguard- the following sources  get out  , Wrecker -trucks were rushed  to the scene- and preparations  made to recover the vehicle,  when the driver 'and his pas-  THREE-CAR COLLISION   1  Another mishap, this time  near Kleindale,, occurred reariy  .Sunday, and involved three ve-'  senger turned up. and explained'  hides, aU coming into collision  they scrambled out, sw.am  ashore;.and returned-1'to ���their  home to change their clothing.  Thei pflirf Art  Joff 4^  y gate the possibilities of formitigr of   water-   Chapman   Cr e ek  a wflter district^ Ukihgjnthe^^^ driver Sidney Lee,^ both of the  jarea ifrom Port -Mellon tcf jWest    tipn, tangdalei Creek;above the    "    ���      "   ���  that snow has fallen on \the   JSechelt, utilizing the Chapman    950'  elevation,  springs  In  the  Sunshine Coast again this J>n-   'Creek .supply.  .��� Village, of Gibsons.  1 Pender ��� i Harbor  area, and  believed in their late teeha. said  when one driver swerved to  avoid an oncoming car. Two  ended up in the ditch.  A< number of passengers re-  eived minor cuts and injuries,  one woman was taken to hospital for treatment.  Drivers  in-    they had attempted to pholfie in:,  VolVed were Donald Matteson of  uary;    the "temperature    was, (    this  regional district should       ^s^hated  to cost $1,120,800,    *��n   accident   report   but   the    tangley, Roy Lewis of Powell  mild, endugh to produce mush  rooms in the garden of Mr.  ami Mrs. Roily Reid, West Sc-  chelt; /''',,';':':v���'��� ���''<������'" :--:-T^r ".������,,,..;:;  M^r; Reid reports that he  picked six fresh mushrooms  last Sunday mornipg just prior  to the snowfall; '���"������  purchase existing water \vdrks  for which it would be necessary  to study various means of fi-  nancing,' certainly it ��� would be  advisable to petition both pro  vincial and federal governments;���:;,,.bei called for  this scheme would be sufficient  fqrthe supply of 11,000 people:  This population is expected to  be reafched /in 1980, by which  time, niajpr improvements will  phones were 'out of -order.  Local   barber  and, skitidiver  Rivpr,   and   Keith  Snn<iuist  of  Halfmoon Bay.      .      >  Tony Gdrgrcrire  for' financial, aid.  Once1 formed,' the  authority  Annual report . . .  "' : " '-~  " ,i"t' "'������������   ���'������"���������������'������-"-       "���"'���- '���'"- ������;���-���������-���������  ,.-(...^.. .  Increased iriill rqtd  reaches B.C. average  Vwt^T annual report submitted to council of Gibsons  by Clork-Treasurer Charles Gooding, indicates re-  linblo steady progress in the administration of .village  affairs, Tho report stnt'es:  7> fJ'lilK ��in  my first  ann��tal,| rc-  X>f>rt to the village. 1 took over  To alleviate "the shortage y>f  water predicted for the existing Gibsons supply in the next  few ' y e a r s, th^ consultant  recommended ^n/ immediate  plan,-"representing tljo cheapest  and /simplest means of Increas-  ih^ the supply to serve about  3,'" -    -  MLA seeks legislation  for pollution control  LEGISLATION controlling the pollution of. air, water and  3ooo neonie  Total cost would soil will be again introduced in the LegislMure in  R85�� bV To��y Ga.rgrave, ,MLA (NDP-Mack^ie).  '*  nd clcrKMroasm'cr, Nov, I, 1004  a)nl this year has been ip the  in I live of �� settling In period,  .here hnvo been some change's  !n the administration of the  lllnge nnd'these, lit brief,- t6-  Jelher with recommendations  Cor Iflflfl nro'.as' foUovvrf!  :  ^!W��Mliiil��rt^^^#^^w^^l.'!*^ftl^wM*lm^ fcjjm/"*** AAlirtlf lout Wi"Hfl||��ui��^PlIIrT8  ,! V| iiKivo lm�� centrall/.iuf the muni-  ';;"���;'. '   clpiil office In villnuo nnd to-  !;;r-|   '     4    1   jollier with tho lienlth centre,  i'i'j;      \    "'    library nn<l fire hall form the  iU-ii'j.      \    .      micleuH; of n elvlc centre, Tho  now building'prbvldos-uw noces-  nary working Hpnee fo��,sndmlnl��  - stmtlon nrid plnnnlnng, nnd future expansion* as required!  2, N��w equipment .���, It \v��rt  HoeeNHHi'y   to  'pilrchflflo   office  �����oo p��o�� 0  I   (  '.\.  \i\r  bo integrated into the .master  plan for the entire area, later.,  The Gibsons project would ih-  elude; test well, production  well, piunplng station and  chlorinatlon at the existing Gib-  sons wqll field, one, Jhousnnd  feet eight-Inch water main from  .production well to existing six-  inch main on School Roa<l,  Demolition of the old School  Rqad reservoir, construction of  booster pumping station and  fencing of sito. Ono uhousand,  two hundred, feet water main  from School Road \ roHervolr to  At the 1965 Session of tho  Legislature an attempt t6 broaden ,th�� existing provincial Pollution Coptrol Act, by Mr. Gar-  grave; was defeated by the  government,  "Pollution of British Columbia air, wa,tor and:soil Is,a.con-,  ttnul'nii lihrcat to the health,  comfort, safety and economic  welfare of everybody," said  Garfjrftve,>A Gaiwavo .advocated,  a nbw' Pollution Control Vro-  Kram for tho Province to In;  elude!  area of pallution.  4, The adm|nistra,tf<>n of pollution ,i control through firm,  effective 'and qquitftWo directives fron,\ a Provincial Board  with power to act.  5,'The support of n Provincial'Control' Board with appropriate financial, budget and  an adequato staff, ;  fl,' The protection of i>ubllc  luMiilh and tho realU'iitlon that  water pollution must be prevented because of the necessity of use, and reuse of sur-  oxlflflnK^HiX'inclv**mnln^on*Si^"*^^  i*i^i|��U'(!��|i��j*��fe6il��s#*- tfe L-ift *l Mj4 ��i  ehelt llinhway. Construction of  a' 1,000,000-Rollbn reservoir ad^  Jrtcpnt to oxIstlnR wprlniw at  Reed and Henry, Roads, Total  cost to Include 20 per conti for  cqntlnRpncles, admlnlslrn 11 o n  and enKlhcerinK. (  Under   the   chairmanship   of  .charge of >a|l pulhillo'nal, wuste.i  whether Into the nlr; :!,soll or  water,1  2,;, The sharing  by  industry,  nnd the Provincial and Kcder-'���  al Rovcrnmentd of the arospons.  7, A jnd>Uc e<lucMlon��L pro*  jiram io[ inform u ot tno u.u-  ardft ,p'L pollution,.      j  ., 8, The cpntrol of toxic cliom-  Icals at tholf .source,   0, The. modification of fredor-  a), Provincial and local fiscal  w   .���,���.��� ,   .���    Ibll.tles for tho ladequato treat  AlF7��Ttch��y"���-���,c^mVl,i",|ic,wntwi^��WQnl-ftn^������con^0, ot NV"'S,�� ll> lftWii ..and  practices to .assure  the, report' which  wan  tabled,   overcome polluHqn,          t,lw  most economical a,nd< ct��  for   consideration   during' the,     a, The encouragement of.puro fecllvp   moans   fpr., financing  comlim year,    ' ������- find   applied   rosea volt  In', the pollution control.  *      * ,  i  \ ���.. ������ i  ���I. ' ;  r  '0 I  ,   *  i ��   >  ^  ,  I  i'./���!"���  **!'nv��- t^f- ���'   ���' (���' i "���y\<,Vfi. :.;i^", fi^^uH,,^, , >uyl.yAv-u--^ifny^<.^^:t^\r,  ' .i - \ ir--tm>"lyt'  Poge 2- Secheit Peninsula Times   Wed., January A, 1966    r^l ESTXlE (Cbntiried)     FOR SALE (Continued)  UEGAL NOTICES (Cont'd)  ���W|i  feS&ECrPENiNSUiA^fcwe^    ,   Telephone 885-9654  Classified  INVESTMENT property in Se-  * chelt area. $500 per acre. Box  381, Sechelt, B.C.  9549-tfn  Immmmmmim  mmmm��mmmmm**mmmmmmmmMmmmm*mmmtmm*mmmm  wmmm+mmummm*  ^mmmmmmmjmmmmmi  Published Wednesdays by the  Sechelt  Peninsula  Times Ltd.,  a  Sechelt, B-C.  Member, Audit Bureau  of Circulation  Classified Advertising Rates:   <  3-Line AdBriefs (15 words)  One* Insertion . 50c  Three insertions ���  .$1.00  Extra lines (5 words) 10c  (This rate does not apply to  commercial Ad-Briefs.)    ���  Box Numbers, ^10c extra  25c Book-keeping charge is added  for AdBriefs not paid by publication date.  Legal or  Reader advertising .25c  per count line.  Display   advertising   in   classified  Ad-Brief columns,  1.50 per inch.  BIRTHS ���     . :..  r  ROWLAND���Jon and Bob Rowland of Gower Point Road,  Gibsons. B.C. are happy to announce the arrival of their son  and first child. Garnet Dean,  ���5 lbs., 9 ozs., was born on December 22, 1965 at St. Mary's  Hospital,   Sechelt;   B.C.'"9260-5  ENGAGEMENTS  MR. AND MRS. Walter Dooley  of Sechelt. B.Q. take pleasure  in announcing the engagement  of their older daughter, Colleen  ..Myrtle, Jtp, .Mr. Dennis Leigh  Bartline, son of Mr. and Mrs.  Don Bartline of California, "U.  S.A. The wedding will take  place at the Bethel Baptist  Church, Sechelt on March 19,  1966 at 2:30 p.m. Rev. E. Jes-  6od will officiate. 9600-5  INMEMORIAM  IN MEMORY of my dear husband Bill, who passed away  January 8, 1960. Sadly missed  by his loving wife Margaret  Allan. 9254-5  CARD OF THANKS        "\  I WISH to thank all relatives,  irtends arid neighbours for  their kind offering and /assistance during the illnes and passing of my beldved wife. ���  Harry  Page. ; 9256-5  SINCERE, thanks are expressed to the doctors and staff  of St. Mary's Hospital, for the  kind attention and tare of my  wife, while a patient in the  hospital  ���Harry" Page.   9257-5  PERSONAL  LOST  FIRST    World    War    1914-1918  service  discharge  button.  $2  reward. Please leave at Times  office. 9569-5  AT WAKEFIELD Beach in  August. Two ladies rings. Reward.   Phone "885-9478.      9596-5  WORK RANTED  ROY BOLDERSON  Box 435 - Sechelt  885-9530 Evenings  Rototilling - Plowing  Grading - Rolling - Etc.  9826-tfD  FOR Carpentry.  New and repair  work.   Contact  V.   Mitchell  885-9582. '      9784-tfn  H ELP WaNTed^*---;-----"-*  WOMAN   wanted   as   mother's  helper for^a few weeks begins  <ning   end   of   January.   Phone  885-9434. 9662-7  Mrs.  Naido Wilson  Now 10 years in business.  REQUIRES SALAL PICKERS  Phone 885-9746 or write c/o Box  390,   Sechelt.    ' 9625-tfn  SELMAPARK   ���  $500   down.   Balance   $60   per  month. 2 bedroom, view home.  SECHELT  3  bedroom Abasement.  Leased'  $90   per  month: -Good   invest-  ��ment Price ��� $11,500.  LILLIESLAK-E  209 ft. waterrrout: ��N��arly *tew  3 bedroom/" -automatic heat.  Real nice. "Price $11,900.  GIBSONS'~        <   '���  Commercial tvaterfront. <6 lots,  $19,500.  LOTS MORE AND LOTS  TOO  ���   H.  Gregory, 885-9392   ^  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD/  835-2161 ^ 5echelr^!Bit  "    9^5  PORPOISE Bay, 150 ft. sheltered   beach,   flat  land,   withj  water, light and road, suitable!  for auto court and marina, FPT  $10,000.    Additional    adjoining  waterfrontage   available.    Sunshine Coast Products Co.  Ltd.  Box 389, Sechelt, B.C.  9566-tfn  MACHINERY  IIAIRDRESSING,      cu'ttin.g,  ,    perms,  color,   Doris  Sugdeh,  Pliorle  885-2837. 9568-tfn  CYPRESS  REST HOME  1    ' 1885 West 10th Ave,  Vancouver, Ji'.CV  Personal   care   home,   family  style;  Invites; gtiests,  24   hour  carei U,N. nttendwne'e, Reasonable rates,  2332-tfn  WE WISH to buy nntlqucH of'  all (JoKcrjption,1),   Plense con-  , luct Mr,, .lohn WhultCH of Joe  <|i|on   Antiques,    11Ofj   Dc-nmnn  .Street,   Vnncouver,  Phone  Mil  3RLMA I'nrk; tin/all furnlHliod  ritH02r).-Mr..��.WI>alto��..l)aa,4t-Hum.��u��.��4noUcr  uier- home at ;Seeholt 'and any    In'ft, frld��o. Suit 1 or 2 fujuIlM,  HiosKages could be loft at (Jon  <ii'al Delivery, Sechelt, If <le��.  I red,        ��� "        9255.7  FOUND '��� ,   :,.' ' '  $!J0 per'month,  9704.  Ilnrry Mill 885.  REAL ESTATE  .... MUNI)    In   Sechelt. vicinity,'  .....  -Watch. .Phono. 8B5.2897   after  .B i>.'m.       ,'.,. 9259-5  25 KVrA automatic-controlled  Dorman Diesel Power Plants.  Mounted on skids in as-new"  condition. Replacement cost  $10,000-plus. What offers? Write  or "���' 'phone.' "Mix "EquipraentT  Foot of Carrall Street, Vancouver 4, B.C. Telephone MU  4-0030 or RE 6-4830.       9993-tfn  FOR SALE  EXTRA PROFITS FOR  SALAL PICKERS  Pickers needed NOW  CONTACT  RIED - FERN & MOSS  Next to Sechelt Theatre  Phone 885-9313  9614-tfn  WANTED Miscellaneous  INTERESTED in buying Don-  key, 2 drum machine for log-  ging second .growth timber,  Would Jike to have all rigging'  blocks, lines, guy, etc, ready  to go. Lawrence 10-10 size machine or smaller. Phone 88fr  .9872. 9253-5  INTERESTED in buying priv-  ately owned .second growth  or old growth timber, poles and  pilings, Will pay cash or stump-  age basis, Call after 6 p.m,  880-9872. 9252^0.  FOft RENT  LOW winter rates���dally, weekly,   monthly,   Fully\ modern  suite.   Big   Maple   Motel,   885-  0513. 9020-tfn  ''���WINTER rates by the yveek or  month, $50 and up, all Inclusive, Also trailer ftpnee, JPhonc  BK5<0505.   Mission  Point  Motel,  Wilson Creek.     ' 901��4fn  MODERN 2 bedroom, suite now  available, 880-2070,        9577.5  BOY'S   bicycle,   medium   size.  Excellent  condition,  $20.   Ph.  886-2768. . 9588-3  RUBBER  stamps  of all  descriptions   may   be   obtained  at The Times. .Phone 885-9654.  Quick service on all orders.  JAY BEE USED  FURNITURE  Phone 886-2346/ Gibsons  Next to Ken's Parking  Beer bottles. We buy and  sell everything  9991-tfn  DIVING   . equipment,     mask,  snorkel, fins, knife and gun,  $45.   Also  14'   boat  and  2  hp  ., Elgin  motor,. $75.   Phone  885-  2076. 9544-50  LOWEST PRICES  Screened Gi  *avel  ,  Drain Rock  ,    ;  Kill  ;.'  ., Shell. dirt,  ,'.,,...........   I..',:  A.   Simpklns,  Sechelt  885-2132  9548-tfn  i:  ASHLEY wood7 heater; $50; 35    ��thool Djstr',ct No.-46 (SetheltJ  ���* .mm, camera jnd case, '%��i_^^_ CALL FOR- tenders   typewriter $50 or-trade  ��� office typewriter $50 or;  lor    adding    machine-;    sabre  k saw, $10; five rims for Austin  car, $10; Philishave $10. Phone  885-9956. v 9597-6  .FOR    LETTERHEADS,    envelopes/   statement?,-v invoices  "and   all' commercial   printing,  cbntact the Times office at Se-  .chelt or phone 885-9654.  Madeira Park. Elementary  School  ��Drawings    and    Specifications  are a variable now at the School  Board   Office   in  Gibsons,   for  ground development-afc-Madeira-  :��ark   Elementary  School,   including grading, '* ditching,  fill��  .tile, culvert and topsail.  . $75 CASH  '52 Studebaker-  Good transportation. Can be  seen at  Horhe Oil Service  .. Station-,' Secheir.       ���:  '  9578-5'  USED washer, $49.95; used  -'. automatic Propane stove, 30*'  deluxe, $99.95f GE wringer washer, $79.95; used washers,  $39.95; Moffat electric cottage  range, $79;95;. used automatic  washer, $79.95; 5-piece dinette  suite, used 2 months, reg.  $99.95, .now S79.95. Parker's  Hardware, Sechelt. Phone 885-  2171. 9599-3  OFFICE FURNITURE  FILING EQUIPMENT  ��� TYPEWRITERS  * :" ADDING MACHINES " "  OFFICE SUPPLIES   ,  BOOK-KEEP I NG   SU PPLIES  see  , ���      The Times  LEGAL  NOTICES  FOR SALE  Sechelt Taxi and Transportation. Please submit bids~ to. the  Executor, Estate of John  George Jonas, through Mr. E.  Booth, Manager, Bank of Montreal, Sechelt, B.C.  PORTABLE electric Singer  Hewing machine, older model, $10, Underwood standard  typewriter, $45, Adjustable Ironing board, $0, Salt and pepper collection; 75c pair, Mrs.  V. M. Hoskln, Pratt Head, Gib-  sons, flftUfl-tfn  HOPKINS   Landing   waterfront  on Point Itoad. \  bedrooms',  2 baths. Phone 733-8050 or 201*  3,101,  ......  ..���!..- 2.*j4r��-tfn  Pender Harbour Secondary  School  Drawings and Specifications  *are available now at the School  Beard Office in Gibsons for  the construction of a tennis  court at Pender Harbour Secondary School- including black-  topping, fencing and some grading.  Tenders  for ��� either or both of  . the above projects will be opened at 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan-  ���urary 14,  1966.  925l-j-Pub. Jan. 5,  1966  * >  Sechelt Peninsula  Paint - Flbreglass - Rope  ,(2<3nYasb>i��.Boat,r,Hardwaro  WALT NYGREN SALES  LTD.  Gibsons, fe.C.  "    Phono 886-9303  '  ' ���   \ 7��f��7,.tfn  CII1CKKN.S, r>0c each. Heady  -for freozerr'(dro.s��ccO; $l,(Ki,  Phono, 885.204a, 95��34fn  Unitarian Fellowship  ; Regular Heeling  ��  i  i  i  i  each Thursday  8:00 p.m.  Earl  Haig Camp  Roberts Creek  ST. JOHN'S.  UNITED CHURCH  Wilson Creek, B.C  Sunday School���9:45 a.m.  Divine Worship���1.1:15 o:m.  Led by Miss H. ��. Campbell  ���     ���  Except on 2nd Sunday eoch  month.  Family Service-���! 1:15 a.m.  Divine Service���-3:30 p.m.  Led by Rev. W. M. Comerc?r��  Sunshine Coast  Gospel Church  (Undenominational)  Sunday School  10 a.m.  Church Service  11:15 a.m.  PASTOR REV. S. CASSELLS  Sclma Park Community {Hall  BETHEL BAPTIST  CHURCH ,  SECHELT  ^ SERVICES     ��.  Sunday School ��� 10 a.m.  Church Service ���11:} 5 .o,m.  Prayer ���.Wednesday 7;30 p.m.  ,    REV. A. WILLIS  PASTOR  You are invited to attend  any Or each service.  ...J.,........,,.���.,...,,....   ..The. ,s ...  Anglican Church    v  ��� ^ OF CANADA  Rector Rev". James B* Fcrmisson, H.A., L.th.  Phone 885-V7V3  January 9th, 1966  St.  Hilda's, Sechelt���Morning Prayer,   II   a.m.  i Egmont-  Macleira Pa  Rev, Barry Jenks will  -Evensong, 3 p.m.  ���Evensong, 7:30 p.m.  commence his ministry in the  parish.,  :'������:.,:,    2 NEW SMBDIYISIONS   :   :  -     WATERFRONT LOTS '���*���;  Earls Cove Subdivision ��� adjacent to Earls Coyo  ferry terminal on the Sunshine Coast Highway.  s��w��������a *w��i)**(*MMi'*ta��  >fr  ;  s  f:  1 S(WMi��'Hi��i*iBt��**  i'$*��it WWJ (i(u��dii^4^^��i*a*swii*#i*����f*i��s(s  Madefra Park Subdivision -  Harbour and Gulf ��� 10%  on balance, Discount, for cash,  'FOR SALE PY OWNER  overlooking  Pender  down -��� easy  terms  ���V  O. SLAPEY ��� Mqdolra Park, B.C.  Phono 883-2233 or phone North Vancouver  985-4934  '[' ,,' ,,���J��V".-<r<[;!w.KiV:.f t?>"�� "*"*****���*       ~ - ' Ar- if* t1-"!^  *yi.,a����*v HJ"4\e5Av jjKKL..*. .���-3>7*~i5�� i^-1"  i��E����.  ��� *  :��  r  -Wed., Jonuory 5, 1966   Sechelt Peninsula Times > Page 3 ,  TtOUbled WOlld  f  We**.)  ^ "^ sc   -*t. wv *>����< tp/wjHz/wv j4"*v2��^/%~��i^jm*/V'^&/>>^^miTi?#mrviKi*''A  ttennial spokesman  views Christmas 1865  J3CTQBIA!SlB��itish. Colonist appeared on-the-streets-  on schedule on Christmas morning li)0 years ago,  but it didn't bother to say Merry Christmas.  In a sense it was a Christ-    's ��� ������  mas like this one, .with reports  of a troubled world���a cattle  plague in England and "word of  the Janding by. 2,000-French  troops an Mexico.  In San. Francisco there had  been  a   "disgraceful" riot"   by  per cent over proof, at 50 cents  a bottle.  "Paradise Lost" was playing  at the' Victoria ��� Theatre, where  "a large number of rich and  costly presents-,areata -be distributed among the. audience."  NEEDrACAR?  NEVtTor USED  TRY  ���Peninsula ~  Motor Prod.  SECHELT, B.C."  '  Ph. 885.2111  - Ted Farewell  USE TIMES CLASSIFIED  two   competing, companies,o��..-Negro   entertainers'put  on  .firemen. Racing to the .same  t fire, thejr horse-drawn pumpers  had "collided and a rough-and-  tumble battle ensued while the  Christmas Eve show at the New  Idea/-   r  Among news items: a turkey*  r^    i.>    ~* <��� .      i.   i. *.      shoot ^vas set for- View Royal  *L*%2 SJW '��8g-  Christmas afternoon; three mu-  unw.c      slc   DOXes   jjatj   jjggjj   won   ^   a  seasonal raffle  at deal's  res-  the.  Sir James Douglas  "FOUNDER of^Victoria; Sir Janies Douglas goes down  in history as one of the founders of British Columbia. ^Ie is featured this week in. The Times as the first  ora'centennial feature series.  Centennial feature. . .  ccepted supplies  lor founder's III��  VENGEANCE-seeking Indians, .friends* of a murderer  who had suffered 'frontier justice from Hudson's  Bay Company agents at Fort St. Jamesy captured a  young company clerk in 1828 arid threatened to kill him.  But U^ey accepted a gift of supplies instead and the clerk  was freed. ���--������-.   Thus James Douglas was  spared to become (he first governor of the mainland colony of  British Cdlumbin.  Bom in British O'u'iana in  1803, this son of a Glasgow merchant entered the fur trade at  15 and later married a factor's  daughter,of Cree descent. While  serving as an accountant at  Fort Vancouver on the Colum*  bla. I^lvcr, he rose to the coin*  mittee of management and was  sent to Vancouver Island to  establish' a fort in ! 1843^: This  was the1-founding of Victoria  and ultimately the colony of  Vancouver Island.  He Succeeded llichnrd Elan-  shard as '.the i'slund colony gov  crnor in ,.1851 and In 1858 be  knighted,    when   th]e   colonies  ; were joined  in  1866,  he  lived  only another 11 years and was  buried at Victoria.  . were ,,fired, >,before  royal.broke up.  j In Canada, that distant British possession across the continent, a French-Canadian regiment- was j. being shipped from  Montreal -to Niagra to deal with  the4Fenians.;;Theyrplanned/'sub-  vepsioii-of the government and  inauguration of an Irish regime." .  In the wilderness of British  Columbia, that nearby mainland  colony created seven years before, there was a fire at New  Westminster, good news of a  new strike at the Big Bend (of  the Columbia); and^mining acti^  vity at Yale. ( /   ���   '   ���  In a remote area of this  Crown Colony of Vancouver. Island (which was on the verge  ,of union-with- British Columbia)  two prospectors rwere loading a  canoed t)ne"4ropp^7'a' sack of  flour and split the canoe's bottom. His partner struck him on  the head with his rifle and the  roan died.  But( in the newspaper, threaded between such items of misery,  there were  a  few items,  suggesting Christinas had  riot  been forgotten.  Merchant W. Brown offered ia  Christmas suit for ��5. Family  grocers Wilson & Murray offered Christmas fruits just landed from England by the Countess of fife and from-. San Francisco by the steamer Active,  The Bee Hive Hotel said its  bottle store had a seasonal shipment of rum  for eggnogs,  33  taurant but were so far unclaimed; high mass has been  celebrated at midnight at the  Roman Catholic Cathedral and  at St. Louis College and Church  on Pandora Street.  Downtowners had trudged  through melting snow to butcher  shops in huge numbers and  meat wa,s abundant; HMS  Sparrow-Hawk had just arrived  with her thirsty tars after sailing from San Francisco on the  18th.  i;S .The realv spirit fof i;Christmas%  appeared in an item involving  Jubilee HdspitaL .Professor Daly  had sent up the. prize sheep  from Queen's market. M. Cleal  sent:ihiscannual gift of a "monster" plum pudding.  <~ And - that\t was "'��� Christmas in  the colony, 100 years ago.  No Cents  in, Waiting  . .���Let  The Tames  Classified  Make You  0  Money!,  Times  Phone  885-S654  iiwimwiivvwvvvvmvinnniwvinniinnm  ���\r>  THE NOOTKAS downed the  Haidas at a loudly enthusiastic Indoor track meet which ended the school term on December 22. Mghty sinews strained  and many a knuckle bit the  table in closely contested wrist  twisting; dainty balancing f��J,at,s,  ��� By Linda Warnock  not large, was enjoyed by those  who attended. Dance Club members a re ,���;���> to He congr atul a ted  on their fine decorations, which  gave such a seasonal touch to,  the-;gym. ��� ���'���'���'  , On Tuesday, December 21,  nine former students of the  school responded  to the chal-  were performed; obstacles1 rac-  cnimi the first governor'of the    es nmi XVeleht Uftlnc'chailehaed    lcnR0 ot lne  seniovT teams  to  mainland colonyr holding both !^an^^U^  offices until lfid J when it, Was, thc vc,ha.u,�� combatants. ...A .^...OkK' timers" lost In both  felt each colony should have its B����JJ start f0* the holiday II ,,' games, it whs; not without a  own    authority,   .Retired    and '..    The Christmns dance, though    lively battle,    ���  W^CICS ELECTRIC  A|ip APPLIANCES  > Pender Harbour  rt For all your wiring needs  Commercial - Residential.-  Industrial  Phone 883-2516  R.R. 1. Madeira Park  Marine Supplies Service  GAHDEN BAY  BOATWORKS  ���  , f.  A COMPLETE,LINE OF  BOAT REPAIRS  Gordon Bay, B.C.  :    Phone 883-2366  Scoyrs *��� Lo&s  SECHELT TOWING  ...   & SALVAGE LTD.  Heii'vy Equipment Moving  v  ���& Log Towing  m-V. ,.,���������:��� L..HIGGS-:. ������ v  Phone 885-9425  #i��Kt*#.����l��iaMW*f^*WMtWM��!^W4*^>H  I  ERVICES  ���ECHELT MR  PORiPOISE BAY   (Sechelt)   B.C  Air Charfet! B Aircraft Maintenance  M^te^l^^J^lH^M**^*^  Fishing  Hunting  Freight  Air Taxi  "\,  Contract ^Flying  Sightseeing Tours  Timber Cruising  Air Ambulance  ^AMnwsSiMlw*^*!*'"*  *��'  mom $ECHBjr'gg����9509 and noon flight  Uw,:, .J<.,axgi  xagsmttss  Phono 885-2062  SIM ELECTRIC LTD.  Electrical Contractors  Appliances - Electric Heat  Phono 885-2062  TREE FALLING  TOPPING OR REMOVING  LOWER LI^BS FOR VIEW.,  Inmrod work from Port Mellon  to Ponder Harbour  pv services ltd:  Marvon Volcn 886*9946  Digby Porter 886-9615  ..i. a I,,'. ��� i 1.1.- ��� H ii   ���    i  L, & H. SWANSON LTD.  Septic Tanki and Drain Floldi  Oackhoo and Front End  Loadar Work  Screened Cement Gravel  Fill and Road Grays!  ,  Phono 005-9666  Pon 172-Sechelt  h^fcwAtit^iaM^ei*-  fo'ili E^i)��Ji��*��lHW��*iW***4+���**���� fln  CLYDEiJCYCLES  Highway 101 -_Pine Road  Gibsons1 B.C.  Serving the Sechelt Peninsula  Service and Accessories for all  _   Motorcycles.  We pick up o.nd deliver your bike  Phone] 886-9572,  Open to ro^.m. 7 days a week  CUSTOM TRACTOR WORK  BACK HOE ..DITCHING  EXCAVATING CONTRACTING  GRAVEL, TOP SOIL AND, F|LL  Let us solve your problems  ED FIEDLER - GIBSONS  Phone 886-7764  ELECTRA-CLEAN/  Upholstery Cleaning  Carpets '- Furniture -  Ru^s  for..appointment  Phone 886-9890  Frank E, ,Decker  OPTOMETRIST  ���'    ,,'Bal;'Block ;���"���.������'.  Gibsdns  Every Wednesdqy  ���:;.:;:;i::7::r;a86-2i6'6'-^-.';.;:;''"--.':,:  PENINSULA  BUILDING SUPPLY  ' "Tho House With A Heart" ,    E, J. Cqldwoll, Proprietor  Box 97 - Sechelt, B.C.  Phono Sechelt 885-9669  *r ,��rtU4* tvw^*&����^*MJ*alwW^|W*^^'if*#t-.*'  ������-' TINGLEYS��� --;,  .. ��� HI-HEAT ,.  SALES and SERVICE ;  .   for oil your heating  .,  ,       requirements  4 OH Co/? Finance Plons*  C. E. (Cal) Tingloy  Box No. 417, Sechelt   ,  085-9636��� 885-9332  ./1  / ���'  'p!��f|r,',  ;r'A��,-,i r  ���f'l-  \       I     .    ' I  .*,�����* W'fl,^  Ifaf tA  ��7"! J''/ �� ���* v ., tii *i*iy'r I* t^l ******  w  Sechelt Peninsula tJ*hu&  "l njay be wrong, but (shall not be so wrong as to fail, to say what I believe to be right."���John Atkins  ......    ��� ,      ���- Wednesday, January 5,1966 - \. _ - ; ..."    ������   ���  A CoiBtmiiBiity Xoss<  NOTHING, is more unpredictable than human  nature, and no-one knows, this more thaii  entertainers', politicians and  almost all  who  serve the public.  ' Mosl.of .us are. ,aw.ar,e_.pf the..phe^9.menav  which causes an audience to applaud an artist  one day yet jeer the next. The reason, however,  is difficult to comprehend, although everyone  has the right to a change of heart.  This .one frailty in our make-up was  vividly emphasized during the recent municipal elections in Gibsons, with the defeat, by a  substantial majority, of Village Chairman Alf  Ritchey.      -  During 14 conscientious years, Mr.  Ritchey has missed only three meetings, two  .of .'which were due to illness. The knowledge  .>','. '  dignity; of the election and it was well known  that a minority" group was attempting to discredit the council as a whole. Had this proved  successful, both encumbents would have lost  their seats on a vote of non-confidence. Such  was not the case for they were returned with  substantial majorities. As it is the council  which makes the decisions, not the chairman,  it is obvious there was no question of rion-v  confidence.  Rejection of the chairman is therefore  all the harder to understand and without doubt,  his loss will be felt for some time to come.  He will probably appreciate the -opportunity  to sit back and relax, and during the coming  years will have good cause to be proud of the  ��� service he rendered the community.  Progress in 196S . . .  EronL the Times files  past events  1965 CAME IN with a flurry of snow apd went qut the  same way, but in between, & great deal has happened in the way of mixed events, some good some bad.  The overall picture however, indicates steady progressive growth which, it is generally felt, will accelerate  during the coming year  One of the  unfortunate aspects of the  situation is that he will not be in office to see  gained over the years provided him with a  Tremendous background in municipal affairs ,,,..-,      .        .                ,  *   -  which will certainly not be duplicated over- ..the1 culmination-of projects due to reach frm-  night- He offers no claim to being an explosive * lion during the next year or so, such as harbour  go-getter but rather the solid reliable backbone of a young enthusiastic council which  within the past two years has accomplished  a great deal, without fuss and bombast.  Considerable mud slinging lowered the  improvements, an adequate water service and  other advances which he and his ^council has  worked for so industriously. t  If his successor proves but half as efficient, then he will do well.  Water Solution lit Sight  RESULT of a great deal of work behind the lation and has been carried out by Greater  scenes during the past year by members of Vancouver,   Victoria,   Campbell   River   and  Gibsons Council to solve the water problem, Nanaimo.   :_.,*......           ���- . *     ,.       -..,.-.   .  shows every sign of bearing fruit and in fact,. A number of small, groups has been ac-  their endeavors could prove of benefit to the 'tively engaged in seekin| means of adequate  whole area. water supply. It could be the solution is now in  Result of an extensive survey by a Van- **; Pwhaps One of the two councils could  couver engineering company has not only pro- see flt to spearhead such a move.  vided Village  of Gibsons  with  a  plan  for'  m..^-,-.' j  Minute Messages  ������.I ��� ..- ��� ���.���!���������   I.    I- !������ �������������������� I !������ ��������!������!������   1��� !!��������������������        '  "Most people are bothered by  those passages of Scripture they  do tfot understand; but . . . the  passages that bother me are those  I. do understand". ��� Mark Twain  supplying present needs but.has also provided  plans for a project calculated to supply an  area from PorJt Mellon to West Sechelt with  sufficient water until 1980.  Although not on as large a scale as envisioned by the committee working toward a  water district under the ARDA scheme, many  of the facts and figures in the survey, should  prove of considerable assistance to the committee.  On the other hand, if the'1 advice of the  consultant is acted upon, the function of the.  ARDA committee as far as water is concerned v  could well terminate; So far, little support for  the ARDA project has been received from  Victoria, in fact provincial cp-opei:atiori to-datc  shows every indication of a lpng, drawn put  run-a-round, with little propects of an early  solution to the situation. ��  Certainly the suggestions of the engineer,!  Martin Dayton, contain merit and point the  way to an adequate water supply for a large  area at what is by no means an excessive  expense, and onc;which might be accomplished in a comparatively short time.      This suggestion was the formation of a  committee representative of the, whole area involved, to investigate the possibilities of  acquiring the existing waterworks throughout  the area, cost and means of securing financial  aid and as an incorporated public .authority be  responsible for constructing, operating and  maintaining all waterworks facilities within the  arcai      ,4 ���������' ������������        ; , -       " ,.    '������-  CHRISTMAS IS OVER  ONCE more Christmas has come and gone, and we  , are at that stage when we look back over the  past,cwelve months, and make some kind of promise  that, if it is left to us, wc don't do this or that again,  furthermore, we promise iltal we shall make an at-  tempt to improve ourselves, Unfortunately this 'improving ourselves' hajs a number of interpretations.  To some it means 'gelling on in the world, or 'bettering ourselves'. There i- nothing wrong "in this, so  long as\we ,are quite "sun;,we know whatsis meant-,  A few days ago, v'ncii in our way, celebrated the  Christmas���lo some it w;*s �� holiday, to others it  was a holy-day. Somehow we entered into what has  been'called 'The Spirit of Christmas',  There was on atlempt on our part to be friendly  with as many people as possible, wc may even put  ourselves,out,in order to be nice to someone. But,  that is Christmas! . ,�����  "     What of the morning after? Is Christmas, really,'v% nn nclcritmlo water, supply,  over for another year?, Mas the M^sage of Christmas    mriny 0,,tside re��i��e'"�� '"I 'n  really penetrated? * Po _we  carry' tho  meaning of  Christmas with us intd'The New Year?  Many servicemen and women were at a loss,  during those days of conflict, to find'that things were  Looking back through The  Times files we find: Early  January it is noted, ^something  of a minor storjn arose follow-  ...iog,..)a..,.proposaj,v.to,.,<cp^w<:t,..^..-:.  $350,000 hotel marina, near the  foot, of the Bluffs, in Gibsons,  . Despite some hostility, council  refused to hold back progress  -and re-zoned the location for  use as a hotel marina.  To date the project has not  been established but it is under-  : stopd^ the applicant has not  shelved his plans.  SCHOOL DISTRICT  Also in January, Joe Horvath  was appointed board chairman.  Referenda 5 and 6 totaling $399,-  #75.00 and $39,325.00 respectively passed successfully. The  school district budget reached  the million-dollar mark and Mr.  H. J. White was appointed  architect for the building program involved with .the referenda.        ,   "    ���  INDIAN VILLAGE  .* Alfred August wjs again  elected chief of the Fndiari Village Council, this time on a  narrow  margin.  The band .agreed to go ahead  with . proposals for a" S4p,000  community hall which is'was  felt would prove an asset to ��he  district as a whole."~  Large numbers of stray dogs  in the village resulted in an all-  out drive by the band to dispose of all animals running at  large.  SEWAGE SURVEY*  An extensive sewage survey  for Village of Sechelt was carried out by Consultant Martin  J. Dayton, cost estimated at  close to $200,000 for an ade*  quate system.  It was decided such a project was beyond the means of  village but the survey was  needed and would prove useful  later.   ���  NOTES IN BRIEF  February saw the inaugural  meeting of the newly-formed  Sunshine Coast Business and  Professional Women's Club. Arrival on the Peninsula of Mr.  Phil Lawrence as 'Recreation  director for the Sunshine Coast  and the formation of a Unitarian Fellowship in the Roberts  Creek area. Ted Osborne was  sworn; in as president of the  Sechelt Chamber of Commerce.  WATER   DISCUSSED  In March chairman of Gibsons Council said it would he  necessary to take steps to, pro-  so much quieter on Christmas'Pay, and that things  Mr, Dayton explained that a project of    did seem diffe,rent���even If it was only a little.  this size is possible under new enabling Jcgis-  p_���w���r___   ������ Se8&elt Vfammit^p^m  Published Wednesdays, at Sechelt  on H.C'n SunshhiCffvust   ���'��� hy   "      ,    ',  Sechelt Peninsula TlmcN Ltd,,  dlcatccl their desire to got In on  the village supply.  President of tho Sunshine  Const Tourist Association forecast n great Increase In. tour.  Ism on the Peninsula which  later proved to ho fact.  In   Sechelt,   tho   month   was  marred  by the  passing , of n  ' long-time,   well-respected   resl-  sub-station in the Gibsons area,  due to increased power demands.  Major  development  in   GUV  sons wasthe start of a 34;suite ,,,,,  apartment    block    on    School  Road. v  MILL EXPANSION"*  May marked the near comple- .  tion of a substantial expansion >  of the Port Mellon ffiUL Hon.  Phil   Gaglardi, forged   another  link  in��, the  highways  hook-up  when he took part in the inaugural   run   of   the   Comox  Queen,   between   Comox   and  Westview. Also in Powell River,,  work commenced on the $90,-  000,000., mill    expansion    of  MB&PR.  Sechelt saw the most successful May Day for many years.  MOTEL  EXPANDS  John Toynbee moved with the  times and smarted construction  of art expansion to his Cozy  Court Motel, while Len Larson  -completed a similar- project at^ =  Madeira Park, both in June.  i The district was honored With  a  visit by  Minister of Education   Hon.   Les   Peterson.   MP  Jack   Davis  alttended  a  public   meeting   in .Sechelt.  and ���an^   nounced that work on a $250,000  breakwater at Sechelt would  commence early in the spring  of  1966. '  NEW MUNICIPAL HALL *  Officially opened July 3 by  Hon. Dan Campbell, the Gibsons new Municipal Hall has  since proved an asset to the  community. Dire need of a  breakwater in Sechelt was-emphasized with the loss through  heavy seas of a 30-foot cruiser,  properly of local businessman  Ben Lang.  The month ended with a visit  to Victoria by Sechelt councillors- and chairman, to set the  wheels in motion for the acquisition of .almost 200 acres of  crown property, for use as a  golf course. _���'���.  FERRY LAUNCHED  Premier W. A. C. Bennett officiated at the launching of tho  long-awaited Powell River  Queen, August 25, a big improvement In the run between  Earls Cove and Satteryv Bay.  Also this month, surveyors arrived to carry out Initial surveys jfor the Sechelt breakwater.  SeconiJ Plnyday on Horseback,  held at Gibsons, proved an outstanding success, followed ��� by  another big event, the Gibsons  Firemen's Water Sports,  Another vessel, the troller  "Olga'r was washed ashore during henvy seas. Last week of  the mont|t saw an unusually  largo number of court cases  and a new name Was added to  the visitors book in tho Sechelt  municipal office when Premier  Bennett dropped In on his way  from Powell River.  >f.��W kj W#����*n*��iA,sS*ij;fs*iiJWM  wrvliift tint area from I'ort Mellon to Hgrnont  \        , (llpwc. Sound tojervls Inlet)   ;  Poughx G\'Wim)er;miof  S, lh Alsgard, PuUlslur  Subscription Kates; "  i....'   (In advance)   ,     , .   ,  ..,UYcarr,$5w-��2,-��Ycnirft,-r-$9��� 3 v Years,- $ 13  U,S, and Iforolun, $5,50  To many Christmas is over for another year, and  we have' the New Year to think-about now, and wc  shall begin, as we did last year, glv|ng it  some,^ dent, Frlc Sidney Clayton, who  thought, but how long docs It last? Not very long, but        Why? Because wc have considered that Christmas is  over for another year,  , We, are taught that every Sunday Is a Utile Faster  Pay, nnd ;t|n��i every day of the week Is a llitlo  ChrlNimHNiPity.. If this were disease then mankind  would find that ll has every cause to look upon New,.   '*,���� minister was tonen on a>  ,vu,,��vti,..  m���i ���....��  i.ui��  Yeur*s Pay as (ho beginning, not only of another year,    lo����' of (,l�� l'��nlnsula from1 Fg-        " wyman i urn  bin, jis the beginning of a brighter future.'  ^ nY'nl  ,0  (JH������n��(  h��<l dinner  * with momhers of hoth councils  died March 22. Hu first came  to Sechelt In 19l��. i  MINISTER VISITS  Fnrly April saw tho arrival  of the Hon, Dan Campbell,  minister of municipal affairs.  The minister  We wish you a Very Happy Now Year, one  which' will carry lite 'Spirit of CltristmaH' (hrou'shout,  '*'���Tlio'RoVil, j'.'jl, Kelly, '      '  ,  ��     The Anglican Chuitlyof ^anadu      ,  and   attnndod   n   ntihUo   miw.iln.i      ""����' '��'" >wvi '," '<"' ��������, W��H  V!   f    " ,H,,)llc ,W){i[H:  tho formation of' the Peninsula  SEPTEMBER TOURISM  Longdate Ferry Terminal had  many long line-ups as tourlsiu  reached a new high, l)r, Brock  Chlsholm attended a public  meeting at Roberts Creek "and  also at Roberts Creek, Mr.  Robert Barker opened hlN new  "progressive" school,  Another first for' the Ponlnsuln  Fostl  vol. run In conjunction with tho  Royal Rank and tho school  hoartj, Also new to the area was,  ^toslliSh^*!!**^^**^*^!*���***!**      ^liiHhand conno|lng.wife in daughter's wedding;  "Pon'l Ihlnk of It an losing a daugliler; think, of It a,v  Biilning a bathroom," '   " ;, '  In. Sechelt,  Another wclhknown resident  died ot thq jige of H4, Mr, Hasll  Joe, oldest member of, the He-  chell Indian Band,  Ifytlro Dlslrlct Manager Hoi)  Normlngton announced cqni��'  monevmont of .work for �� new  Pistol Loaguo, riowo goitiK coih  qem,  PENDER GROWS ���   Another big advanco. In tho  Pender Harbour area was tho  official opehlriK of the Bank of  ,  ' Vaeo pnao'9  ���r *,.*#.��.   *.<�����,*  ,>*%e ~J*>��& t ��� ���.^SK-i** ^.^.'t^*'-^.^l*::nt^*:"*1|,w*^i -j--^*-*?^^.  I  ^rtr  r^r  .-!t  ���^^�� lJ>+->-J.**.     '  ���I  -       /-  '���^ -"   { i    ���,     '      ^ ,VJ8y Jack .Davis, MUr\  THE. MQST/significant appointment made in the, course  of Mr. Pearspn!s recent Cabinet shuffle,was that of  Mitchell Sharp as minister of finance. Asked if he would  - continue <the policies .of-Walter-fGordon; Mr. Sharp said,'  / jquite bluntly,-thatrherhoped- to make nis-owjijmprint-on  t Canada's economic affairs. This is what past, finance  i^ nwiisters have done and,he saw no reason why this  ?", should not continue to,Jbe the,case in the future.  ' * : MitcfejeU   Sharp. and * Walter  4  : Gordon'are twot very a different  - frieo. They-differ as foh,bacfc-  ;ground and they differ'in, terii-  . perament ,one from the other."  & Tb'e;ifesults, insofar .as national  , budgeting and our,international  -relations, .are,;concerned/ will'  therefore be different.  > , Mitchell Sharp sis, an econo-  - mist-tumed-businessroan;   Walter- Gordon an aecountant-turn-  : ed-management consultant. One  is accustomed to seeing things  in the round. The other more  concerned with details, particularly insofar as individual firms*  and their managers are concerned.  Mr. Sharp can therefore be  expected to talce in a broador  cut at things. He will see Cana-  streamline our. out-nioded sys-/  tem, of .taxation with, a view to;  increasing" Canada's 'productive  > ty fcn the long'run. ���     "        ��� /  , * - . * - ������,  ' .Walter  Gordon's tax incent-,  ives. were designed to help, in-,  dustry to locate in the backward ,  and less fortunate parts of the  country.   Mitchell Sharp,- -if  I<._  am- not mistaken, ,will take a,  more positive approach' to in-,,  dustrial deyolopment. He will:  supplement Mr. Gordon's measures with other incentives���in-;  ducements for people to moye  to the better paying jobs and  the  growth industries In Canada.  Mr. Gordon's view has sometimes been said to be a patch-  dian industry in the wider corh-\ and-make-do approach. Mr,  text of our international trade. ^Sharp's, on the other" hand,  Also   be   will   be   anxious   to    should eliminate the need, for  furtheri -government, interven-.  -tion in the, long run;- Most West-  -erners^ prefer-tbe~latter-in-any^-  ^case/ It i means moving people  to  jobs^-not^ trying ,to   move  "jobs, tq^thei people. < It means,  in other'words,- that more Canadian^  will- be  moving 'to  the  Western Prairies and B-C. as" it ���  is here that the better long term -  prospects exist. -  , Compared to Walter Gordon,  Mitchell ^Sharp is an- interna-  tionaUstJn, outlook. IJe will be  less' concernedT^aJxwt  foreign  ownership ,' and.", control;   more  concerned;, abput/free,- trade.  , Trade^barriers in his view must-  come, down. -But - they', rnust^ not  ~ only l*h cut' hi.' relation; to/ the  United') States.   Alt * countries,  and particularly, the -Commonwealth countries, must receive  the. same -generous treatment  which we.are-, prepared to give  to the U.S.      -  Some columnists have recently , been referring ,to our new  minister of finance "as right of  - centre." They infer that he may  be critical of such welfare measures -as the Canada' Pension  Plan, the Canada Assistance  Act and Medicare. This is not  so. Mr. Sharp is all- in favor of  the nation showing greater.initiative in these fields. Such  " leadership, I 'believe, is essential to the^welding together of.  Wed., Januoiy^ 1966 ��Sechelt. Peninsula Times , Page 5  jCanada. as a nation rather tha^Lw^prqachingrthe^aUr^mportant-task  10 separate little nation, states,, {an the months*,ahead.  So it is "with .these inclinations '" -~r-   in respect bh domestic and' for- Most people don't care how  eign affairs that Canada's new much they pay for something,  finance <minis'ter, wilL.be, ap^r*as,long as it's not all at once.   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"~ : a T~        *  The ministers recognized; af- ly be External Affairs Minister  ter   studying   the   projections, Paul Martin and the new Trade,  "that priorities will have to be Minister Ttobert Winters,  carefully considered by all gov- Mr.   Martin   has   experience  ernments jn respect of expendi- and  popularity.  He  is  known  tures on major programs that from���coas^ -to    coast.    Polls _  will   compete"! for^   a'j^ble sihgUng out the most popular  funds." ministers iir Pearson's cabinet  It was clear to the ministers, place the External Affairs Mini-  federal and provincial, that pro- ster at the head of the list with  posed expenditures would far Judy LeMarsh running close'be-  outstrip estimated revenues in hind him. . ' . ���  the 5 years .ahead. This means Mr. Winters is reported in  there will be little chance for ' some Liberal circles to have al-  tax cjrfs.AThe ministers recog- ready embarked on a calculated-  nized the great need for har,' campaign to re-estabUsh him-  monizing federal & provincial self as a leading force within  fiscal and economic policies. By the Liberal party. He is travel-,  the stern economic facts of life l"��g. meeting Liberals, speaking  the federal and provincial gov- to. Liberal organizations and  ernments will have to establish generally making himself .known  a system of priorities in their again as an active Liberal poh-  spending programs: Acton.   In fact *>  str?nS  has  The   projections   provided   a become the campaign m some  starting point for the new tax- quarters   across   the   country,  sharing arrangements that will promoting Mr. Winters as the  have to be worked out between next most logical leader of the  the federal and provincial gov- Liberal party, that it may have  ernments  next year when the a reaction. Some Liberal  Mps  existing tax agreements expire, are  cautioning their  local  or-  At the federal^rovmciar co^  Pleasant duty away by Pat whitaker, ladies  MR. JOHN Harvey, president of St. Mary's Hospital first,  and Tom Lamb,  gent's  Society and Mr. E. W. Booth, manager of the Bank first. Michie and Harry Greg-  of Montreal, Sechelt, have the pleasant duty of accept- ory teemed up and were awar-  ing a cheque for $7,132 from Mr. R. F. Kennett, Notary ded the second  spot  prizes  Public of Gibsons, B.C. The money was bequeathed to Marilyn   Swansen,   ���"�����"��  the hospitably the late Robert Ruekman of Gibsons.  Squaringly Yours  ���by Maurice Hemstreet  ferences next year crucial deci-    would-be leader's bandwagon at    HAPPY   New   Year,   fellow   square   dancers   wherever  *"-��������----- you may be, I truly hope the year of 1966 brings you  all the happiness, prosperity,- good health and a happy  time every time you go square dancing.  The Jr.  Sechelt  square dan-  Marilyn  Conroy and Debbie Conroy looked on for awhile and were  the only guests to watch. All  in all, the evening was a complete success, and 1 believe  that it will lead to bigger and  better New Year's Eves to  come. Wups, must run along,  see you at the Square Dance.  sions which  could  affect con- *hk early date  federation  will  be  taken con- GETS HIS CHANCE  cerning   the   division   of the Once Parliament meets Jan.  country's tax resources. igf Mr. Winters will have the  Since 1949 Canadian wfiges  have risen 112 per cent; only  84 per cent in U.S.        r  ^c  .opportunity   of   demonstrating ... cers .will start ion schedule on  FORMAL  STATEMENT     ���    ..     .      .,   .  . .    .       ���- s-  The only provmcial treasurer    once agam what he can do m    Friday njghf Jan. 7> l966.  3 v the House of Commons. He was  at the talks, to issue a formal  statement after the conference,  was  Premier  Lesage who  repeated   Quebec's   objection   to  participation in shared-cost programs  and  conditional federal  r       payments to? the provinces, and  , Quebec's desire to opt out of  \ such programs. He argued that  * ��� ; it was Quebec's belief that this  type of program jeopardizes the  fiscal autonomy of the provinces.  The  ministers   met  for  twp  days with Acting Finance Mini-  ���   ster Sharp and Privy  Council  ���     President   Gay   Eayreau   who  ���     has   special  responsibilities  in  '��� .' the   field  of  federal-provincial  a very able minister under the  leadership of Rt. Hon. Louis St.  Laurent. He was a protege of  the late Rt Hon. C. D. Howe  and established a reputation as  a very capable cabinet minister,  before he was defeated in the  1957 election.  Meantime P r i m%* Minister  Pearson is national leader of  the Liberal party and presumably will carry oh in that position for many months to come.  However, during the campaign'  that ended without his succeed-,  ing in winning a good working,  majority, Mr, Pearson privately  informed newsmen that if he  If the snow holds off ,the  Pender Harbour squares will  be squaring their sets by the  time that you read The Times  and I will also add that they  will be having a wonderful .  time as usual.'  Square dance classes will  resume at the Wilson Creek  Hall on Wed., night, Jan. 12,  1966.  At the last minute,'"the. Wilson Creek Com. Center decided to hold a New Year's Eve  square dance party at the hall  ���with the me^'s admission be-  j ing one dollar', and the ladies  bringing refreshments, On such!  present right from the word go.  In fact when I said square  your sets I almost got ��� run over they were on the floor so  fast. Well, that's the way it  should be.  Door prizes were won by Pat  Whitaker, ladies, and Dave  Marshall for the gents. First  contest, a Charlie McCarthy  dance, was won by Gwen and  Chet Hicks. Second contest,  kn^wn as a freeze dance, was  won by Lorraine and Sid Conroy.   Spot  dances  were  taken  NEED A CAR?  *IEW or USED  TRY  Peninsula  Motor Prod,  SECHELT, B.C.  Ph. 885-2111  - Ted Farewell  relations,  assigned  to him  by    w��n#he  would  probably .only   short noUce fte fbodVwas tre-  the Prime Minister  This meeting to survey the  , economic situation in Canada in  advance of budget making by  the finance ministers was the  '.;��� second of its kind Former Finance Minister Walter Gordon  assembled the first last year.  The acting minister, Mr. Shjirp,  decided to go ahead with the  practice as a good idea.  The  acting  finance  minister  handled   himself   well   at   the  press conference after the meetings  and  the provincial  mini-    .. .  sters had nothing but praise for,,  mc pan'  the mariner;'In.which lie had per-'  formed at the meetings behind  1   closed doors. ,     ���,���'  Mr, Sharp from the time he  entered the cabinet has, been  marked an a "comer" by all  those observing the political  scene on Parliament Hill. He  has conducted himself well In  Parliament and outside of the  Commons, He has handled "hoi  potato" questions with a sure-  ncss and confidence that earned  him the envy of his colleagues,  a,nd the respect of the opposi-!  ' tlon.      ' ��� ;l'!' '���'���   ' ���  stay on as leader for two and a  half to three years. Now that  he is once again leading a  minority government it is understood he is not anxious to  carry on that long and could  shorten his stay down to two  years or less. There is no doubt  mendous, plenty to drink, that  is tea and coffee; That's rightj  no alcohol was allowed.and in]  all of my 25 years of playing  for New Year's dances or act-'  ing as MC J have never seen  a New Year's Eve dancjft of any  that in Ottawa there is a grow-    ^  ing feeling among Liberals that will top it and L personally be-  the time is approaching when lcvC th,s was due to, pardon  they will have to choose sides the. exPresslon. no.,booze /'.W��:  and pick, their man in the ff A lot more fun can be  great race for that coveted had without it and sUU more  prize-thc national leadership pf   'un'can be had when you join  a group of square dancers for  any   occasion.   They   arc   the  THE TIMES   IS A most,  UNION-LABEL   NEWSPAPER  Two and one half sets were  ROCKGAS  PROPANEIIP.  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  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(Port Mellon or Gibsons residents may leave Ad-Briefs-  and Ads, or pay hills at Coin Dry Cleaners, Gibsons)  titlWBliBHViiHtiI��tofli*>*ifte*MMflf*  fttUnwA* J .^sMU^��^(W*sMw.��B��wftnew>*i��jw��m^iti  ���^rit?i�� Wvfl^twtatiM^nttaltob rtn*t*5H*��(**l ��H(i*St<*W'* **iii*tij .����tu�� ��.<^M*^M^l!(^��M,^M^taM^Jj*��*,#.'  ��  ���'C7-'.'"'  ^jJimed  -���'��������>  /  )'.:  <.���jfjmimwvjwmffi^  /*���  .,.M-M  '':^':: Poge.,.8- SecheSt Peninsula Times  .Wed., January 5, 1966  morarABOQT  Increased mill rate  -equipment   and   the   following  items   were   obtained:**electric^  typewriter,   duplicator^ icopier--  dictaphone     and  ���; calculator.V  These  are  all  in regular  use ?  and allow all the work of the  village  except the. printing  cf?  specialized forms to be carried  out in the office with municipal  equipment.  3. Administration ��� The changes here are mostly internal  and have been' made to make  the office operate efficiently  and economically while at the  same  time  providing  informa-  :tion  Quickly   to   the   treasurer  -,and council. The major changes  are:  ( (a) The Minutes: These are  now bound in loose leaf form  which are duplicated and each  member of council and staff is  provided with draft copies.  Items of policy and of lasting  importance in the minutes are  ^indexed and cross referenced.  (b) Bylaws: These have been  filed by number sequence, indexed alphabetically and a  working set made available for  easy reference.  (c) Accounts: These have  been set up to conform to the  Dominion of Statistics and department of municipal affairs  requirements and the change  over will be completed with the  closing of the books for this  year. With improved billing and  . receipting, a rapid end of the  , month balance of the books is  ,.... ���_. ���g. jjj -   providing, up  to  date expenditure figures to  council and consequently maintaining a firm control of the  budget.  (d) Taxation Billing: This is  now on the standard municipal  form which provides tax roll,  tax bill and receipt copy in one  printing. This cuts our copying  time and eliminates the possibilities of copying errors, and  does away with the old handwritten tax roll.  (e) Water Billing: This is  now on NCR carbon forms, the  duplicate copy acts as the receipt. Together 'with the flat  rate billing, this has .made the  utlity accounting system, much  more simple' and .economical to-  m operate.  ,.,.   4. Staff: Office opening hours  have been increased from: three  ���to- five days a week and with  a cashier-typist working in the  *'��� afternoon, this fits' in very well  with the existing demand; Most  of the village business is done  by mainland telephone, (During  the months of September, October and November',, the average  number of  people-visiting the  'office per day was two)., Peak  work load conditions such as occur during tax collection have  .required   a   few   extra   hours  work by tho cashier,typlst but  . the distribution of routine work  away from  these  periods  has  permitted   a   very  e.ven  work  load, through the year, ,  .5 Equipment ��� The office is  ., equipped only for the present  ' staff and work load, If there is  additional work, or more staff  is employed In dealing with re-  cciptN then additional equipment  ���from page 1  will be needed A cash register.-andsdesk would be the mam  essential items (These items  were deleted from the original  plan for equipping the new hall  in .order to ^economize).  6. Collections .���-.. Taxes.: have  been paid,promptly arid at"October 30 only $3,717.00 remained  outstanding. It would seem that  . the increase in mill rate to  about the provincial average  for villages did not influence  the payment of taxes.  7. Licences ��� These are also  paid, up for tbe period ending  .October. 31 withthe exception of  . one,, the total ^number of licences issued being 110.  ti Recommendations for 1966���  The village is now at a stage  where policy-decisions on its  development should be made  by council. Immediate needs for  1966 should form part of a long-  term plan which would include  rezoning and the introduction of  a capital budget. V  8. Zoning���The existing zoning  bylaw with its mixed uses,; and  other defects is no longer adequate and a committee should  be set up to consider action on  re-writing this bylaw. A short  appendix outlining the need for  changes is attached.  9^ Building bylaw ��� I would  recommend that the building  bylaw which at .present  is most inadequate be replaced  as soon as possible by the National Building Code which is  at present ulhBer review b  building committee.  10. Capital Budget���This budget is the basis of long-term  financial planning. It would  guide the orderly development  of the village over a period of  five years or more. The capital budget would lay down projected annual expenditures and  the work to be undertaken and-,  the source of funds, .���������Jte would  ��� combine Vthe capital expendi-  ���ff.-tures���>-.from --current-, revenue;,  ? with tthose. f financed from bor-  ^ rowing and reserves.  11. Borrowing (Debenture  Debt). ���-   Some   consideration  mshould.be.given to a money by-  - law.!to"finance public works of  aicapital nature. The village in.  its present pay-as-you-go policy  is, I .think, attempting to catch  ���up with the past as well "as provide for the future in its current annual programs. Some  money from current, revenue  would be well employed in obtaining professional advice on  planning and engineering, as  has been done with the water  utility, i with a view to obtaining  good overall development fir  nanced by borrowing. This is of  particular importance, if the  proposed harbor development is  to  be  given   the -serious   con-   ,'Sideratioo.that   H fell   it   de-  .serves,  12. Water Utility ��� The very  comprehensive report of Mr,  DayUm covers the development  of the utility, i would emphasize the need for this utility ��o  be self'supporting and thereby  obtain a certificate of self-  liquidation. This not only eases  tho way for financing develop.  ment of the utility but enhances the financial position of  the village itself which is an essential when borrowing on a debenture issue.  I would repeat my recommendation in my report of the  utility of December last year  .concerning ��sprinkling permits....  This is an.unnecessary permit,  it gives no,more control than  do other forms of necessary restriction, and if anything due  to the charge involved it en- .  courages the use of water. It  could be replaced by restriction of use by area or house  number.  - 13. Conclusion ��� I think real  progress has been achieved in  the village during the past year.  Since  ,a   great   deal   of} this  ���Si-' achievement is concerned with ,.<  planning and internal changes,  the results will not be.apparent  until the coming_ year or even  later. The combination of pressures for... expansion of .boundaries, enlargement of the water  �� .utility,; and development of the  harbor are bound to take up  more of^oujjdl-xomniittee time /  and of my time, thaff~4n^the  past year, but this must be e;  pecked and .adjustments made  accordingly,   .'.���.', .��� ,.  \ ..  I  wish to thank council  for  its ,co-operation and confidence  in my,work, I have'very much  enjoyed  working  with  you  all  for,this my first year with the  v village arid look forward to the  challenging year ahead. ;  ���'���"���������������. V'-C'^F^ GOODING,    ������������  ,   Clerk to ) the r Municipal Council.  APPENDIX TO CLERK'S "���"'   ANNUAL REPORT  Planning and Zoning ��� The  Village of Gibsons Is, comparatively speaking, small and f>o  situated geographically that It  can only expand Inland, The  future of.the existing village Is  , centred In the harbor, and1 waterfront and the development of  M,^S��^��it^.t*l(!tSil<B*s4ii*jMOT 1  SOOtXMO^^  ms^Mt'#t&^&towiii&i!imit^M^ '^���Wtiftl.iuswtp  i��fi*W^^*"l|��*ttttSBt*WBtW*tW�� I  14��* MM-'* f( ftrW/nf  ADVENTURE IN A B.Cj PARADISE  .   . by  Margaret iMcfnfyre  of Sechelt  "l '   ' ���   ' ���      '-���       ��� ���;.   -��� ( ��� ���-���,�����.,;  1 ' ,   " ( '     1     ' ��� I     > , ������ . '  AVAILAPW AT THE TIMES OFFICE  $5.00   (plus 25c tax)  Restless gulls  LIKE GREY ghosts in the winter sky, the gulls continue  them-never-ending, search .^  waterfront and bring to mind John Masefield's words,  "For the call of the running tide, is a wild call and a  clear call that cannot be denied."  the village depends upon the  ;deyelopmen|ti and.uses of, the  waterfront. The land area being small, is not conductive to  a mixture of industrial, com- .  mercial and residential uses  and only a hodepodge, unattrac- *  Uve growth will result if some  form of guidance or control is  not instituted. Council should  therefore consider upon, what  the future growth of the village  is likely to depend and plan and  rezone accordingly.  If, for. example, it isithought  that the future 'bi'-the.','.'community lies in its attractiveness  as a residential area' far adjacent heavy industry, together  with retirement i % dwellers and  tourist facilities to meet the  small; boat, trade, then planning  should concentrate on these,  lines and zoning and building ���  bylaws should be. designed to  guide and ensure the plans are  [allowed. With a clear picture  future development before tlu>Brr>council can confidently plan w\makc the village an attractiveand beautiful  place iri which to llve^and^also  an attractive place^forUhe^rmirr-'  1st to want to return ,to atuT,  maybe finally settle.  ... Rezoning is a job for a professional planner, and as it  seems unlikely that the planning division of the department  of municipal affairs will be  able to help us in the planning  and zoning, I would recommend  to council "that it consider obtaining the advice of such a  man. In our discussions to date  on the harbor development I  think it is obvious that we must  soon come up with some clear  idea of the future use of and  access to the harbor shoreline. This matter has therefore  some urgency.  Sechelt  Beauty Salon  Mr.   Omer  Lepitre  Now In The  Richter Block  Cutting, and Styling  ,,,,., Tuesday fo Saturday 9-5 ,:(  Phone 885-9525  CAR URUCK TIRE CENTRE  Let us supply all ypur TJre  requirements  GIBSONS W SERVICE  Phone 086-2572  For Easy Budget Terms  Use YdMr SHEti: ChEDiT C^HO  or Apply for A Bnnk Lonn  ^wiwwmn pmrt  >ez><^ i  1 s> ('I'll'' 1,1  _���,,^41ri,:,:.:..:,...  :\. vn 2 Successful cadet  ��#FICER   Cadet ' C.  C. J. Caldwell of Sechelt,  B.C. has successfully completed the Basic Aircrew  Indoctrination Course at  RCAF Station Centraiia,  Ontario. More advance  training as a pilot will be  ��� undertaken at No. 1 Flying  Training School, RCAF Station Gimli. Manitoba. Officer Cadet Caldwell is the  son of Mr. and Mrs. D, F.  ealdweii of RR No. 1, Mason Rd., Sechelt.  MORE ABOUT ...    ^  �� Times reviewed  ��, ���from page 4  Montreal at Madeira Park,  October 2. large numbers turned out for the event.  October was the month free  dialing came into operation between Sechelt, Gibsons and Port  Mellon. Big event in the Sechelt Indian Village was the  second annual meeting of the  Sunshine Coast Tribal Council, .  attended by numerous notables  and a lar^e gathering of Penin-  . sula residents.  Firemen of both Pender Harbour, and Sechelt launched a  campaign to establish fire districts, with every hope of success..  .���������'���' '������'*���  HOTEL SLATED  An old landmark, the Union  Steamship Store, was demolished in November and rumor had  it the site has been purchased  by a Vancouver group1 for construction of a hotel.  A group of Gibsons ratepayers protested water rates in Village of Gibsons, already one  of the lowest rates in B.C.  Board of School Trustees went  on record as supporting a proposed regional college, scheduled for the North Shore.  REFERENDA REJECTED  Most notable event in December' was the rejection by the  people of a three-quarter million dollar���; school referendum.  Second shock to many ..was the  failure of Gibsons Village Chairman Alf Ritchey, to retain his  sent on council. This marked  the Tend of, H years devoted  service,  Standing room only was available at a public meeting in Sechelt Legion Hall when Hon,  I)nn On m pbc 11 appeared to  amtwer' questions on the pro-  , posed expansion 9f village. >  boundaries to encom^ss West  Sechelt.  Good new.s for West Sechelt  with a permit from the department of highways approving  Inylnfi- of pipes for the now water district serving that area.  ; ItCMPhrcathcd a great sigh  ' of relief na tho year ended free  ,   of any highway, fatnlllloH, '   ' ,  Employers must dedufet contributions frosm  employees who are aged! 18 to 70^ahdpaidaf p  rate equivalent to more than $600 a yeara  Contributions of 1*8% are payable on earnings off  feetv^eeii $G00aBid$5,000ayearassetoutiiu?te  Canada Pension Plan Contribution Tables.  Employers must match contributions deducted!  from their employees and r^ittit the combined  amount. InstraictioBis tor rematting are cositainofi  In The Canada Pension Plan Contribution Tables  sent to employers In November. If you did not  [receive these Tables, or if you have any "  ;  enquiries i^gfardinjgthe Plan^ contact your nearest  District Taxation OffIce��  ���^H***^****-!  iwif >(!>( t*vt> titey  NEED A CAR?  NEW or USED  ���    .try'   '.  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One man did this and his friend  and his wife became so jolly  that they went out and wrecked  ^ ^Jf-^By^EdKGreieiii   their   car.. When ^ they, came  ^       r j home they refueled again and  AFTER watching ,Christmas come anq^o~morer-times- blamed each~ottier"until he beat  than I care to ^remember A am, beginning to suspect   her up and smashed the furm-  there is no Santa Clans even^if Premier Bennett thinks   ture. After this they threw the  he is by upping the Home Owners Grant some more.  This is a fine thing for many  of us, and would have been still  finer if he hadn't also uppe,d  the taxes along with it which  causes those not eligible for the  grant s"ome severe pains. However, "to those whom, it helps  most, the elderly people in  poor circumstances, Mr. Ben-'  nett is indeed a Santa Claus  and is not to be confused with  the crass commercial version  of    Kris    Kringle.    Indeed,    it  not, only for Christmas but New  Yearsv ��� Dominion Day, Labor  Day, -^Thanksgiving Day and  they ���< would borrow twice as  much fori that day if they knew  whati they had to be thankful  for.  Christmas tree out of the window and then sued their friend  for putting temptation^ m their,  way. They won too, and this is  on the records of a Virginia  court  Despite, these hazards (Christmas is with us and we will enjoy it in our own, way. Some  will be wildly hilarious while  others will look back oven the  This is a fine thing for business because on the day you  make  your  last  payment  you* ve9rs to other Yule seasons m  are' practically forced to  bor- mild   tranquility.    The   wholes  row 'for next Christmas, which, world ��s in a state of tumult,  would be hard to confuse Mr.    to your surprise,  is  less .than but on this magic .day man and ..  Bennett  with  anyone  else  but    two weeks away. bis petty squabbles, murderous*  Mr. Bennett* and as long as he       ,.Tf ,.   ��� t ,,   ���      h as  they  might  be, fade  to  a"  keeps   up   this   Home   Owners    better to give �� r^eceTve" paIe    ��nsigmficance . compared  Grant, nobody wants to especially since he has promised to  keep upping it $10 a year for  as long as he is in power. On  this basis it is only reasonable  to expect that as soon as the  grant is higher than the taxes  Mr. Bennett could be a still  better Santa "Claus by mailing  out cheques for the difference  to the lucky home owners.  However, he does not hand out  a  five-dollar   Christmas   bonus  This is not true. It is .��- very  dangerous thing to give Christmas presents of any kind to  anybody, anybody, that is, except children. By the giving of  presents you are laying yourself open to the worst possible  kind of criticism in these days  of deep suspicion. No matter  what you give your motives are  going to be questioned.. One  young man spent half a week's  pay on a box of very delicately  to the Mighty, but yet unused  Power, born on this same day.  To some people the putting of  men in space is awesome. Actually it is trivial and of no importance compared to the gigantic problems facing us all.; We  might send men into space; we  might even send men to the  moon  Hello world  CHUBBY little Tina* Crystal Rietze was the last 1965  baby to be born at St. Mary's Hospital, Sechelt. Ar-  bSmtJ^ceDttSaiS'   riving at 9:45 am 0I* December 31, this thoughtful little  Good" Will To au Men, the old   &irl ^ot only Save Mtim a chance to relax on New Year's  and earnest Christmas greeting,    Day ,but is also deductable -on the 1965 income tax re-  is an accomplished fact we have   turns. Tina weighs 7 lbs., 14V�� ozs. and is the daughter  to those on Social Welfare which   f^JS *i^-h tS "OX?*lfZ   done nothing and we might as   of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rietze, "Madeira Park. No babies  is a W'mbre acceptable than    ^^  sDe  never  srake to"' ���eU realize it.         arrived at the hospital oraHrYea1fiFW^:^A''^'"'r:"~;V'''  him   again  because,  she ;said,  a genuine tin train Made in  Japan or a solid near-silk neck  tie. printed in Hong Kong.  There are many who viewed  the coming festive seasorl with  eager anticipation. For the past  few months they were throwing out hints and in some cases  outright demands for Christmas  presents. They are aided and  abetted by the wierdies who  make up the great advertising  empire of Madison Avenue in  New York. They don't exhort  you to buy anything cheap, or  even reasonable, "HOw," one  TV, ad asks the girl, or woman,  "would you like to find the key  to a luxurious V-8 auto in your  stocking at Christmas?" This  is a good question but the way  that if-he .*thqught.. .she- was so  'dirty- as to need that kind of  soap she didn't want any more  to do with.him. Another waited  until" Christmas to give his beloved a bottle of very expensive  perfume named Evening Swoon,  or something. When she found  out what it cost and what its  effects were supposed to be  she threw him out and said a  two-dollar marriage licence  would have been a lot better.  Another gave his girl something  ' he>,thought%,she*d love, a two-  week-; all-expense trip to Honolulu. She said that if that was  ,... his .way of felling, s her. to give  him ���a rest she could take a  hint so .she cashed in the tick-  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Lii  oiom-j  Controls Board-or-by the Government of British Columbia.  those same V-8s are knocking    ets aria. ^^ motor scooter,  people over the telephone wires  these days she will be lucky to  find her leg in it' if she goes  out at all. "Mink," another one  the kind on which it is said  you meet the nicest people. She  must have met somebody be-  says, "is'the thing to give her   $T����*^Jf^J^.f'S  at Christmas." This view is. not  shared by the mink population  who would much rather keep  their coats for themselves; a  not unreasonable view. "Be  sure," begs yet, another, "to  have your color TV for Christmas."   These   marvels'   might  One woman gave her husband  a hand?painted neck-tie displaying a lovely girl dressed in  a half, bikini and said to have  been painfeifrom a live model.  He went looking for the model  and hasn't been home since,  By   now   you   can   see   how  have,a lot of colors .that glow    dangerous, it is   to  giyc.cven  then fnrio   hut. whwi' 'iKa mW ' the most innocent presents. If  yoM give your wife, an automatic  dishwasher for Christmas  she  own  sky "MABEL, BLACK LABEL!  tt  then fade, but when the "man  of the house gets the bill for  one, along with the other  Christmas bills, he will turn  a deeper blue than was ,'ever  registered on any TV sot,-  One finance company is begging   people   to   come niri  and  will tell you that you only did  it to get out,of wiping the dishes. If you are thinking o? buying  her, a power lawn mower for  Christmas don't do Jt, She will  w���,.,   .v,���������    t     nu . * tell youi she doesn't understand  alTnfTIu ��r Zh^a$'    swh things,and yoii will end up  ton -die  oS   r n  ' W h?Vr  mowing the lawn yourself even  boon doing this for ycays and    ,f vol, dld give her ^ pouncls  of grass seed for her very own  "Times" AdBriefs  '    ',   .  aro      ' ."  MIGHTY MIDGETS  last Christmas. At tho ' same  tlmo you had hotter keep a  sharp lookout in case she gives  you , a homo power workshop  because that is Just what Jt will  turn out to ho,, a homo sweatshop designed to keep you nt  'home, Oh, Moll you'Christmas  Is a season that is loaded with  traps that can, and, do, last  yoatfl.  If  you   aro  filled   with   tho  spirit'of   Christmas   nnd   are  ���wl��,W*^'*W��*>*rtl*^8W^to��*^'��^^��*WW^I  I l#iV��l��a��**B.^>4��^*��^M&S!��^.S<wy��MjfcAft^ ^B��$Jf>*!B��;W  SEE^TIfilS r SEE THIS  Chevy 2 Station Wcigon 1964  ilu$t $1,995   '������  Xow Mileage  Excellent Shape  Peninsula Motor Products Ltd.  Phono 885-2111 Sccholr, B.C,  ~*j  f ^MMjifcWiMjyitWiitf IW*"^ OTls*'5*MMii*MiMMf!B��4**!*  if "."I tl'.��l| -*,  1"  "I'"in >,l  '       i,f' !W.t**����*��? Sfi^A*-*���^  M*-*!^ ^ISMii^^M&itt-^^ltfSlLiwrjWTi.*^- BU^a.vw(i?**iwitf>.-i^aw��3,TlfrW' ^r'-^ciii^il*-*^  8  Wed., Jbnuorv 5, 1966   SecM* Peninsula Times   Page 11  No-rpad deaths?;PaffeA.recePf��^ ��� ��� ���   >  reported^it '65 ^Affection shown  inxfond farewelh  -All aboard  SAFETY campaignsr, and -con- *  i": tinned vigilance paid'off1 for  the' ECMP  during,, 1965^when  the year came��to an end with-  jio highway, fatality during the *  entire;' year.> ^ ���_ ��   I Constable ��� Jim^Fitzpatrick of -  ,thesHighway -Patrol .and niem-  'bers^'df both detachments haver  co-operated during ythe year to  encourage safe driving Ihabits  which Uo large - extent has re-  ducld^ driving, offences, to   a  ^minimum.        "        "^  During itoe recent heavy*  snow * when J conditions were  extremely hazardous, only minor mishaps-were reported by  bcth Sechelt <and .Gibsons detachments. "  Corporal Kenny of Gibsons  told The Times he was very  pleased' with the way residents  conducted' themselves during  Christmas and New* Year.-Looking in on one large party1 in  the early hours, ha found  guests all enjoying an early  breakfast. This he felt was a  sound idea "there was certainly no evidence of intoxication",  he said.  Noted muralist  i    t  FOLLOWING Evensong at St. Hilda's Anglican Church,  , "   "Sechelt, ��� last Sunday," parishioners held a" farewell  reception for Rev. and Mrs/ Jim Fergusson,Mvho leave  for Mission City Monday. ' ^   The affection held for these  two wonderful people was  clearly portrayed by the care  which had gone into the making oft the beautiful money  -tree, " presented by People's"  -Warden; Mr. T. Ivan Smith, on  behalf of the Parish of St. Joseph's.  Mrs. F. Stone of Secret Cove,  helped by the young people of  St. Hilda's, had made up the  presentation ��� tray, which feat-  , ured, besides the tree, a glass  lake surrounded by moss, artificial flowers, and a spray of  red berries.  Dimes had been scotch-taped together for decorations,  and notes nestled amongst the  moss.  The overall effect  was  One of extreme' beauty.*-  On behalf'of the AYPA, Phil  Reevs presented - the Fergus-  sons with-an album, of photographs���permanent ��� record of  the many, trips .'taken,, hy the  young people of St. Joseph's." ,"  It was sad that Mrs. Fer-  gusson --was- unable' io attend  the 'farewell - gathering, but  sickness * forced - her to^^main*  in bed. The- heavy -snow fall  had also prevented-"many��.people from -attending,-'but. the  good wishes of -all, who have  been privileged to-'know -the  Fergussons, will go with them,  as they leave for their new  parish.  x  \ ~t  CHRISTMAS snowfall transformed School Road, Gibsons,    r .      x |  into a toboggan,run foriocal lads who make the   IQI  Olcllll  11111181  most of a rare opportunity on the Sunshine Coast.  "'Wonderful boost' . . .  ieate*e Mackenzie  SIR ALEXANDER Mackenzie will be featured on the  obverse side of a silver medal to be struck in British  Columbia to? honor*4his province's pioneer Canadians.  These pioneers are to be remembered during 1967's Centennial celebrations 4>y the presentation to them of these  .silver' mectelsr"*���" ��������"���������*������"���-.w- '���������"���.  .���.. ..- '- ;������-   Tony Gargravei MLA*fcas said  that the depicnon bri the obverse side of the. medal, showing Alexander Mackenzie ^n  July 22, 1793. ashes reached  tidewater at Bella Coola, is a  wondcrfuK boost for the Mackenzie Riding, which is named  after  Alexander "Mackenzie^ >������  He-was'the first nvhite man  to come to the Pacific overland  from Canada.'  "The journey of Alexander  .Mackenzie ��: from Canada l)y  land to the Bella Cbola Valley  is an exciting utory." said Gar-  grave. "I have always been  proud of, the name of our pro-,  vincial riding,'' lie said.  The strangest meeting in history did not take place ivhon  Alexander / Mackenizo came  down ttho ���',Bella Coola Valley.  Captain Vancouver had been nl  Belljj; 'Coola six months before  him';1'They did not meet.  The medals will be suspended  by muted blue ribbons from a  clasp; Both riteh and' women  will receive thorn,  Details of qualification and  how i to apply for tho Pioneer  ModM aro being sent to all lo-  cnl ��� ccntonnlnl    chairmen    In  ' British   Columbia   this   month,  and all applications VtilMbe -j^to-  '"Vssed'^y^the^locai'^cbmmitt^e^  ' said-'Gargraye.-w-;;?-i ���-���'���v/>?.:|i--;  L. J. * Wallaee!general ch^i%^ and;  man of>the provincial centennial frcm  committee, said that it seemed  appropriate to honor our living  pioneers by using this famous  ; historic event as^a reminder of  our early connection������-with Canada, in the year of -out national  centcniary.  prarits for 40 cents, per capita  are provided by the provincial  government to help finance  centennial administration and  special event programming by  local committees. Amongst recent grants to be, announced are  Gibsons Land and District,  Chairman���"' S. Sladager S472,  New Bella Bella, Chairman Edward Martin $428.40, andi Bella  Coola Valley, Chairman Gideon  Schuetzb $638.  VANCOUVER muralist Takao  Tanabe has been commissioned to execute a mural 80  feet wide and 13 feet high to  dominate the main floor foyer  of the Sh- John Carling build-  ingj, $10,000,000 headquarters of  the Federal Department of Agriculture, now under, construction at the Central Experimental Farm at Ottawa.  The announcement, made by  Public Works Minister George  J. Mcllraith, follows the selection of Mr. Tanabe's proposed  design by a five-man jury. Mr. -  Tanabe's entry was among_  .three invited from prominent  Canadian- artists. The two others were from Gerald Trottier,  of Grand Calumet Island,. Que.,  London, Ontario; and  Kenneth Lochhead of  Winnipeg. f  As winner of the competition, Mr. Tanabe will be awarded a $25,000��contract for execution of the work! Its theme,  ;as suggested by the Department of ^ Agriculture, is "Man,  Soil and Climate".  Mr. Tanabe's interpretation  will be dene on Japanese dip-  dyed paper applied to low  relief sculpture. Three centre  panels wJll each be 20 feet wide  and the two end panels io feet  wide.  :   4  *aS  *xta*  * Roll 'a' Ready Paper Feed  * Magic9 Meter .   ( >  * Touch Control*  * Magic* Margin  * Full size keyboard r  * Magic* Column Set  Twin-Pak* Ribbon Changer  Fingertip control panel  Eraser Table/ "  Line Finder^ rs*>  Accelerated type.bar action* <!  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'   :���  iM'..Wi"M:' -ttM- - -A, ���  L   '.�� tofAlto'  Pqge J2   Sechelt Peninsula Times   Wed., January 5, 1966^  ���by John Dunlop  THE OLD DAYS were not so bad���If those of us who  drink and drive were to follow the old Scottish custom of celebrating Hogmanay we would be less likely to  run into serious trouble, and & hangover isn't too ser-  "ious. ~    ~ ~i~~  According to iny old friend Jack," instead of the King.  ���Haggis McPyke' there is a Seems that Jack muzzled open  method.- of bringing-in New the lid of their deep freeze, sit-  Year' without dances, large uated in the carpor)t, and dem-  Jiousje-partie.s." crowds and auto- olished Ivy's Christmas stock  mobiles. It can all be done of mince .and pumpkin pies^a-  with-only' a bottle of Scotch long with sundry other frozen  (Rye  or  Rum.  if, you  prefer)     goodies.   A   sad  deal   for   the  ���and a small, cake. 'Haggis'  says that the following arrangement is the original Highland  Scottish custom. It is his story,  so don't blame me or .form any  hajsty   conclusions.  Jock would start off from  home with a full bottle of  Scotch and a bannock' bun or  loaf. He would visit his closest  neighbor where he would present the loaf to the lady of the  chouse. (This was evidently a  bribe and certainly wouldn't  work today). He would then  pour one drink for himself and  one 'for Sandy, from his own  bottle, and propose an appropriate toast to his hosts. Sandy  would then produce his bottle  <and    return    the    compliment  Lees, but a real Christmas  treat for Jack.  Mrs. Pauline (Ken) Griffith  was the lucky winner of a portable electric mixer in a recent  Sechelt Christmas draw. Not to  be outdone, her mother, Mrs.  Ethel McNutt of Davis Bay,  won a talking doll in the same  contest. Better try February's  Irish Sweepsteaks girls, they  say that the third time is lucky.  The Jeffries family, Jim,  Jean and son Teddy spent the  Christmas holidays in Vancouver, in the company of sons  Ken and Brian.. Their first  Christmas away from Egmont  pi--22 years and just in time to  get snowed-in in the big city.  Should teach them to stay home  with one drink each   He would' in-future*and enjoy the balmy=  then get a .small bannock for  their next call, they would pick_  up their bottles and the two of  them would proceed.jo Angus'  house , closeby. The bannock  ^ouldb^ given to.Aaj^.LSV'ifSi-.  Jock would 'pour three drinks  from his bottle, one for each of  the men, Sandy would do likewise and Angus would follow  suit. The three of them would  , then- cross the. field to call on  ^Efuncan and his wife, follow-  '"^jsng the same procedure there.  (Begins to sound like fun,  doesn't it?)By this time "Jock  and   Sandy   would   have   nine  Egmont    weather.    Who    said  that?  Bob and Mae Bathgate, with  daughters Pat and Debbie,  were other . locals to spend  Christmas in Vancouver, arriving there "just* prior to the December 23 snow storm. Bob said  "That with traffic snarled up  and police road blocks in force  it was better to stay put and,  (along with most Vancouverites.  that is what we did."  The festive season for the  entire family, arid particularly  for her husband Henry, was  complete with the return home  drinks  under   their   belts   and of Mrs. Amelia Silyey. Amelia,  just  about  ready  to  call it  a. -who has had a little more than  day.  If so,  and  whenever one her  share of hospitals  during  of them had  had  enough,  his the  past  two  years,  was  dis-  more sober naIs would deposit charged from  Vancouver Gen-  liim on his own  doorstep  and jeral  on  December  15,   and is  proceed   on   their   way.   They reported to be well on the road  were never-far from home, the to recovery,  party, by force <��f circumstan- Tom and   Rose  Peddie  with  ���ces,   seldom  exceeded  four  at .their family^ Philip, Jock, Da-  <any time,  and  always one or vid and Nita came down from  two in a  more or: less  sober  .state to look after the others.'  H-A-A-A-l'Y  JVKVV   YEAR.  EGMONT    EYEDROPS  Big doings  in "our  'Arbour"  these days.' The  long  awaited  Powell River to celebrate  Christmas with Amelia and  Henry, Rose's parents. Linda  and Larry Silvey were also here  from Powell River (was anyone left up there?) spending  the holidays with their parents,  extension  to   the.  Government    oiga and Malcolm (Ki) Silvey.  .floats has item coinplcted, and    just,to add a little confusion,  jiot a  moment   too  .soon.',, Our  single'' float has had ''boats "tied  ,   Ctp, sometimes  three' and  four  Abreast on each side and docking facilities,  have  been  at  a  j>remi,um for months. The new  ""''^O0"'fooi addition Will do much  ���" " to alleviiiie thi.i critical situa-  ���;"'-.    tion, V         ���    '   ,/���"'������'���"     .'���'''���.���������  |    (Note; more abuu! Jhc floats  "iSivlll  appear  next  week as  wc  Ki* is Rose's brother and Olga  is Tom Peddie's sister, Numer-  ous local members of'<thc Silvey family were also ,<^n hand  to make Amelia's Christmas a  very happy event.  Despite the 'stay-at-home'  weather a few visitors and several former' Egmbntoninns  made their appearance .over  the  Christmas  season.  Among  Icannot end the y.w on a note    tho in   wcro  Peter  West,   Jim  of criticlKin;, my   Wallace   nnd   son   Nicky,  "The King of Hearty, he stole    Dictta and Norman Edwardfion  tho tarts," only in \a,\\ and Ivy    (formerly  Dlotta  Beale),  Gor-  Lee's caoe it  whs tlieir hor.se,    dy and Sue Cough, nee Bern-  ;, ',,"��� |   .   ii/m.'".:  THIS LABEL ON YOUR  PRINTING GUARANTEES THAT  IT IS PRODUCED UNDER  UNION  ��|sa*^i��j)^W^��MW*S����w^iew^**^BRaj*��*i�� m^W'&^Mi^Wox&iit *H**tf Wt M^viiMW��tatoiMM***tt  &i4ihte*IM#i��#w,i���*' B  CONDITIONS  ���,<J����H��..   f ...It ..   ..  Busy season  WRECKING services were active last week throughout  the Peninsula. This hold-up occurred when a large  oil tanker slid into a ditch as it slowed down to turn  into the freight yard at Gibsons. Peninsula Motor  Products new wrecker service was quickly on the scene.  tzen; Mr. and Mrs. Hi  son visiting Mrs.  Wils^  ���and   daughter-in-law,  Kitty   Welde;    Oscar    iMOKkai  Miss   Kay   Beamish,   sister   of  JMrs.;,,Lel^  and Dave Meftutt; and' my apologies to any I have missed,  I didn't know you were here.  There are now two trumpet  players in the Black family.  Lillian, Neil and 10 year old  'Butch' (watch it Grandpa; my  name is John David and I will  be ll next' week) came over  from Nanaimo to celebrate  Christmas with us. Imagine our  surprise when John picked up  his father's trumpet and joined his Grandma on the piano  with an excellent rendition of  'Jingle Bells'. Six weeks ago  he couldn't have cared less a-  bout a trumpet. Today, after  seven lessons (not from Neil)  and showing a real aptitude  for the instrument, he shows  signs of some day surpassing  his dad who, as many people  are aware, is really good when  'blowing the horn'. So pucker  up that lip Neil, you have competition.  Heard that 'Sniper BiU'Hod-  ison had spent a few days in  St. Mary's Hospital recently  due to a badly sprained ankle,  Bill, still hale and hearty at 80  , years of age, is now home and  getting around in his usual energetic   and   self-reliant   man-  J'ner.'-';1'":'^' " ,"���':"���"��� y-:---\'\-r;\:-^ ";;.������;  Sorry    to   hear    that " Mrs.  George   Vaughan   returned   to  hospital on December 28, Evidently a fe\y.4ays rest is in order for this fine old lady, one  of the real pioneers of this district. We hope that her stay will  be,...of, shortyjuration and that  she will soon be back in Egmont with her family.  A sad note in the midst of  tiie R. L. (Bob) Griffith fest.  ivities was news of the death  of Mrs. Wilfred Wilson of Britannia Beach; Mrs; Wilson,  mother-in-law of Bob and Eileen's eldest daughter Joyce, '*  passed away suddenly on  Christmas  Day  in  Vancouver.  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