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 *CL\  -i^  I'  ll     *  , w  \   o -  8  to  a as  J �� > o  tV, J <  M ���  fa. tE CO  (V O H  ������; �� N ���  <   o *-* o  V  gyrfhflrlha Sunshine Coost, (Howe.Sound to Joryis Inlet), including Port Mellon, HopkiosLandmg/Granthom-s Lending, Gibsons/Roberts OeeW  8 P" ' Sdm�� P��fk/ SeCH"^ Hq'fm00n BOy/ SeCfef ��^/P*^ Horbour; MadeiVo Pork, Kleindole, Irvine's Landing,-Earl Cove, Eg^on*.'  Authorized as second class  moil   by   tbe   Past  Dfflc6  Department, Ottawa.  \ J  Volume 3���No. 9  WEDNESDAY,   FEB.  %   1966   J��C  i!  r, *  dominating committee . . ��\  iechdt/(hapbei meets  sanies jfaives president  THEATRE.operator.jQhn Hayes was appointed presto  ��� dentfortbe-coming^ year/at iast meeting of*flie  Sechelt Chamber of Comme'rce, Wednesday," Jan. IS,  Vice-President Canon Minto Swan and Treasurer - j.' B.  Janiewick.,     . . , ,"   ������= ��� . '-',  J���s  IflillUUIIVIl  New -executive includes- -J.  Parker, C. Lawrence, E. Hens-  ch, M. May, J. Benner, B.  Lang, D. Wheeler, N>Watson,:  E. Booth. Ted Osborne' now becomes immediate past- president."   "" '"   "  Nominations were called and  appointments -'made following a  fairly, foil slate df business.   >  GOLF  COURSE  Although aware of intention  RE^- Rv.,1?' Jenks wa* instituted' into the parishes of   Now $54,000 . . .  St. Hilda's and St Mary's by the Rt Rev. Godfrey      GoweriXord Bishop of.New Westminster* at a ceremony  held in Sechelt, last Sunday. Canon Minto. Swan,". Rev.  Canon Alan Greene, Rt Rev. Godfrey Gower and Rev.  R. B. Jenks are .seen here with members of the choir;.  (Back) Loraine FrankBn, Sharon Lawson, Barbara Jaeger and Jacki Franklin. (Centre) Derek Nelson, Sandra  Hemstreet, Bruce Cobleigh, Eleanor Swan, Donna Nelson and Linda Strachan.  10 students . . .  Science Fctir winners  schednled ior Seattle  GIBSONS Science Fair, the "brainchild" of Vice-Principal* S. Knight, Mr, J. Ayris and Mrs. W. West has  sparked a chain reaction of enthusiasm which even  penetrated the board office of school trustees.  Many businesses in the dis-  School Board project  strikes happy medium  DEPARTMENT of leditcation officials in Victoria have  now struck a happy medium on the cost of the pro-   evidently  speaking  posed new school board office building. Original figure   self"  $90,000 was cut to $37,000 for presentation in Referendum  No.~7-and -many taxpayers expressed the opinion that  this was not a realistic figure for a biulding which would  house a board-room, district library,. general office,  seven individual offices plus vaults-, .etc. -  , , *  The figure has now been set      of Sechelt Village/' Council:4o  acquire about ,170'acres* 6t  crown .property at West -"Porpoise Bay, for a .pnbUVgolt  course,- " (Commissioner ��� - ��� Ben  Lang feeli other > properties  should Jac .investigated also.  _ SpeaMng- at -the^meeting. be  said "We have a nnmber of  prapexties, fax the .district jand I  feel we should investigate them  all. He was told *y President  Ted Osborne, don't think -we are  not working for a golf coursej  we are in fact, quite active, I  can assure you.  Asked later if Lang was speaking to the chamber on behalf  of council, Chairman - Christine  Johnston -said, "definftely not;  the village plans t�� go-ahead  with the Porpoise Bay property ," she added. "Mr. Lang was  " for. hktt^  V,at/S54je00 Jo:  ROADS MEETING.  Discussing a proposed meeting with department 'of highways- officials and a group of  Chamber executives/ regarding  road   paving   priorities, -Mr^  Ihe reyis^Tmr^m^'r.^i ^ Gaining in school and advice ?on *nuia*e "*?de of fee de-  RECOMMENDATIONS                  on  -course   selection.    Grades grating    condibon   of   the  Only recommendation by the    (H-12) advising students of job wway    It is not just a case  building and grounds commit-    opportunities and details of ap- of. Patchu]g,     be  said     The  tee for the revised referendum    prenticeship. The -service would whole.rc^d,needs .straightening  is that two classrooms*be add-    like the school to the company ?fd relocating in a number of  trict have donated toward the  prize, which will be a trip to  Seattle for 10 lucky students*  It is hoped that these youn^v  sters will have the opportunity  to stay overnight so that they  may attend classes, in Thompson Junior High School, visit  the science centre' and also  Woodland  Park Zoo.  f The co-operation of the pub-,  He v willf also bo a reward for  these pupils who have worked  so hard to make the evening a  success.' "     '" i    ;',������'���  Besides the children's exhibits there will be many Interesting displays, courtesy of the  RCMP^ B.C. Telephone, Mr.  Lcs Pctcrspn, Mr. Al Porter's  lopldnry   cla ss, fSt,   Mary's  Hospital; Eiphinstone H i g ft  School and ipany, many! more,  Dr. C. I). kelson, dean of the  Faculty of Science, Simon Fra-;  ser^ University, wul Officially  open the fair and Mr. MicK  Anibelli of B.C. Telephone and  Media Director for Nanaimo  School District, Educational TV  will also speak. >, !  This event could well become1  a district wide annual fan: giving students a chance to dem-!  onstrate their Ingenuity and;  also awaken parents' interest  in school activities.       .  Everyone is urged to visit the  Activity,Room of Gibsons Elementary School at 1 too p,m.  on Thursday, Feb, 3, The fair  will remain open until 10 p,m,  School District 46  ��� ���  $1,318,721.00 budget  reveals  o mcreaso  ed to Madeira Park School ra  ther than build ��� a two-room  school in another location' in  the Pender Harbour area.  Thish would' eliminate the  necessity of purchasing; a sitef  The covered play area planned  for the Madeira Park School  Wpuld now come under the extension of the school. The board  agreed unanimously to these  recommendations.  CONTRARY VOTE  Planning chairman Mrs, Ce-  lia Fisher proposed that the location of the - proposed hew  board office should remain in  Gibsons, motion was seconded  by Mr. Douglas and approved  by trustees Joe Horvath and  Peggy Volen. Mr. Leo Johnson  voted contrary; trustees William Malcolm and Cliff Thorold were absent;  TENDERS  Ground development at Madeira Park Elementary School  including grading, ditching, (ill,  tile, culvert and topsail brought  tenders ffbm; 0. Sladey $16,-  037;50; R. Bain $13,780; L. arid  but in no- way act as an em-1  ploy ment  agency.  EDUCATION  : Mrs.  Fisher felt that board  should  take: more'������ interest- ��� in  education. Trustees agreed that  ���see. page 12  places.  Mr. C. Laurence agreed, exi  ���plaining-4hat a major change  was required to make the Half-  moon Bay cutoff suitable for  btis^ftraffic:^':Tb^'^.wp^;^''n^e-  possible a service to the niahy  ���see page 8  sing Langdale to HaUmoon  Bay, would use as its main,  sowrce, Chapman Creek, from  ,whlch Sechelt present^^ gets its-  supply. Cost would probably,  bo in tho region of IMi million  dollars, depending on cost of  �� c ������,��   ���, ��� purchasing     existing     water  ,,,,....,..���.,,......,..,... ....,..,,.,,.,,,,���..,,,.,..,.    ,...,..,..,.,,.,.,,.,,,.,,.;..,,..,..,,. j|  sWftnson $13,735; W. Harper  vworks  ^UNICIPAUTIES Will receive Ulls^woek, the propped;   $10200 and Sunshine Coast Pro-/. Consensus was that they group  !    1066 budget for Sechelt School District No, 46. Mill  duct* $0,875.   j        ���  ,   .      . should go ahead with plans .to  rate for school purposes for 1965 was approximately 24!     Only ono tender was received  rhiUs; ,����� .for , construction   of   a, tennis  Comprehensive brief . . .  letro. Water Sisi  for IeasibHily study  MEETING with members of "the Sunshine Coast" Rural  Development group, Friday, January 28, engineer-,  ing consultant Martin J. J. Dayton gave a run-down on;  his brief ^recommending a metropolitan water districts  Suggested district encompas-  form a  metro, district and a*  Wt��^i|M*ir*ii��iW*-*��|fi%J4***W4iljU W^��H^rtit^W^*��^Wii^*(!Mw*^i^^M^^M,Ji*"l|l,*,'*i  H!    This year's budget shows a 28 nor cent increase! '���SjtJ^^^Z-(S!^  Wttie-(965 budget which showetla.deficit of W,mW S5&^S&'W^ ^  "OSUltlng hi an expenditure of $1,073,932. Trustees accepted the advice  [[\y,\i  ondetr in '64 am '05 is shown below:  Exp, '64    Exp.  Mi1.;  fJiit:,  H'i'U  Administration : mmm���mmn, 44,213  Instruction ����-������...�����;�� 514,905  Oporalion .������.^r���..���.v, 94,904  .Repairs and  I Mwlntonnnco  'Conveyance ,,���.  Auxiliary .,,,���.  Non Operating  Debt Service .  Capital  ���..���'���.���.     18,^26  Total ;y.���v,���v���^:w^ 902,570  pvMnt^nrfN  i^n'tlx^Hr  57,001  69,925  9.016  6,461  87,325  '65  67,335  611,184  125,127  57,014  07,805  8,719  7,262  100,020  29,466  1,073,932  Bdgt, '66  75,329;  735,783,  140,562;  76,734;  ,    80,0481  12,550  7,000j  139,067  50 852!  X,318,72Jl  Porter that the maintenance  dept, should, under^ko the  Vfork enlisting hold as required.  cpurtaeUiNG .'','  .Chairman Joo Horvatli reported on the recent meeting  with Mr, iMacklom from Cann-  dlan Forest Products Ltd.,  Port Mellon,' and ���*-Mr; W; s.  Potter, principal of Eiphinstone  Secondnry School, It wafl suggested that the counselling of  studenth should take place nt  two levelH grades  (0-10)  em-  feasibility survey carried put.'"  Many details have yet to bo lh-  vesllgatcd and a deputation  plans to vl?lt Victoria to dls-  cuhs the project with the Minis-  torr  ter district should it materialize, ,.. '' ,, ,,'.',':,���,,".";'"  Chairman of the committeei,v  Eric ��� Prittle, said afterwards,;  "wo all feel we are on tiie'  right track a^d are confident  the project will be the answer*  to the whole problem." He said;  ho did not know at tiilis time  whether a plebiscite would be  necessary; much will depend!'  upon; the visit to Vlctorlav      "  Lions schedule  u,iK*i^*l��s��l*>ii��i#W��r4W)  iMr. Dayton ��ald ho was confident, allowing time for an  engineering study, etc. such a,  syslom could bo actually in  oporatlon by 1008.  fTho   brief,   previously   sirt^  m'll,tcd\ to   Olbsona   Municipal  i��t(,M^l^t *���>���.  MYSTERIOUS , n^eotlngs between mombera of tlio Sun*  shine Coast Lions club have  been taking place during recent weeks and rumor has It,  an , unusual event "has been  planned for Fob. 20, but as yet,  Council," recommended    the   no details havo been officially  overall scheme as well as a    released.  system to take care of present  needn of the village only, Coun��  ell is already going ahead with  the latter which would bo incorporated Into ^ho metro wn��  More on the big night will be'  published   next  week,   In  tho-  meantime, tickets  nro obtain*  able from Llona George Ebcrlq1  and Fred Jorgason,  H!  hr-i,  ���J  t,  r  I  ���    ���-ii    ,    ��� "������*���������������.. ���.. -,   .  .  !���','  ,���.iV- 3  iWH^OT  ;Page 2       Sechelt Peninsula Times       Wed., Feb, 2, 1966    R��AL KTATE (Conh) FOR SALE (Continued)  rmmmmwmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm'tmMmmmmmmmmmmmMfm^mmmmmmmMmmmmmmmmmmm,  ��E^EiffPENuNSULA,y2iW64       Telephone 885-9654  Classified  Published Wednesdays by the  Sechelt  Peninsula  Times  Ltd.,   at  Sechelt,'B��.  Member, Audit Bureau  of Circulation  - -Classified Advertising Rotes:  3-Line AdBriefs (15 words)        *  ijnealnsertioh ���__. ,~ ���50c  ,3iiree insertions _������ ^-$1.00  .%ctralines (5 words) ���_^-���J_..-10c  ���   * (This rate does not apply to  .commercial Ad-Briefs.)  ���Box Numbers, ���. ���__i-10c extra  ,25c Book-keeping charge is added  for AdBriefs not paid by publication date.  j.egal or Reader advertising   2Sc  -per count line.  Display   advertising   in    classified  Ad-flrief columns, 1.30 per inch.  DEATHS  3SK&RP���Passed away January  ��� 28. 1566, Robert Alexander  &uff -Sharp of Sechelt, B.C.  JPormerly of Pender Harbour.  Survived by his loving wife  Edith. Family Funeral Service  was Seld on Monday, January  31 At 1 p.m. from the Family  <jhapel of the Harvey Funeral  'Home, Gibsons, B.C. Rev. Can-  ea Alan Greene officiated. Cre-  jnation. 9313-8  CARD OF THANKS  ������ ��� - i  I WISH to sincerely thank my  . ^relations, ������ neighbors and  friends for their lovely flowers,  ,cands -and many kindnesses  during my stay in St. Mary's  Hospital.--Special -thanks to Brs.  Swan and Raetkau, nurses and  -$&& for all their care ���Florence Flay. 9312-8  PERSONAL  HAIRDRESSING,      c u 11 i n.g,  sperms,  color.   Doris  Sugden.  Phone 885-2837. 9568-tfn  CYPRESS  REST HOME  71885 West 10th Ave.,  Vancouver, B.C.  Personal   care   home,   family  6tyle, invites  guests.   24   hour  -care, R.N. attendance. Reasonable rates.  2332-tfn  RUBBER stamps  of all  des-  r captions  may   be   obtained  at !The Times. Phone 885-9854.  ���Quick service on all orders,  f��TS  WORK WANTED  HELP WANTED  Mrs. Naida Wilson  Now 10 years in business.  REQUIRES SALAL PICKERS  Phone 885-9746 or write c/o\Box  390,   Sechelt. .9625-tfh  CALLISON-EVERGREEN  ca  Roberts Creek  Sola! and Huck Pickers  Wanted  Plant located at Roberts Creek,  across'street from store. Phone  886-2633. 9306-tfn  TEOIGREE    black    miniature  doodle puppies for sale, $75  each. Phone 886-26331 between 8  a,ny and 4;30 p.m.        9272-9  PftR   SALE,   registered   blue  ^lack miniature poodles. Ph.  '485-9570, 0289-10  :Wlf��C take In washing, and ir*  'inning on my own premises.  ftrtfSlfiMtlfttfttiSMMWitJ '*S * WiftlBM'WW'J'  i Box. 435 - ficchctt  .',    885-9530 Evenings  ;   ftototllling -Plowing  Gracing ����� Rolling - Etc.  EXTRA\ PROFITS FOR  SALAL PICKERS  Pickers needed NOW  CONTACT,..-  RIED. - FERN & MOSS  Next to Sechelt Theatre  Phone 885-9313  9614-tfn  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY  MUST sell, due to death of  owner, 4 radio controlled  cars and 3 extra radios. No  competition. $14,000 or closest  offer. Contact Mrs. J. G. Jonas,  P.O. Box 63, Sechelt or phone  885-2125 or 885-9717.       9291-tfn  FOR RENT  LOW winter rates-r-daily, weekly,   monthly.   Fully   modern  suite.   Big   Maple   Motel,   885-  9513. 9626-tfn  HALL   FOR    RENT ��� Wilson  Creelj Community Hall. Contact Mr. Li Watson, 885-9954.  9275-tfn  WINTER rates by the week or  month. $50 and up, all' inclusive. Also trailer space., Phone  885-9565, Mission Point Motel,  Wilson Creek. 92794fn'  BIG Maple Motel & Trailer Re-  ,. ��� sort ��� Housekeeping, and  Sleeping Units. By day or  week. Box 287 Sechelt, Phone  885-9513, , 9295-tfn  WATERFRONT    cottage���Deep  anchorage.  Fully  modern ������  furnished or  unfurnished.   Ph.  883-2697. , 9292-10  FULLLY furnished 2 bedroom  house i with fireplace and oil  range.   Beach   property   near  Roberts Creek. Phone 880-2554.  9309-tfn  . PENDER Harbour���Largo fur-  \ nlshed house at Gunboat  Bay. On waterfront and High*  way, , to rcspoaslblo persons  'With good references, Apply  Ban ; Johnson,Gunboat Bay or  Phone  VUkon  8-7245. x '8311-9  ��� 2 .BEDROOM,   fully  furnished  house at Davis Bay. Phono  ^85.0433.              9310-10  SMALL  2  bedroom houHft on  1)ho  Iwnch  at  RedroofK, Oil  heater, Suitable for couple, $50'  l>or* month f-*i>hono"mv9782,-  9071-B  LILLIES LAKE  209 ft. waterfreni"%e^rly hew  3   bedroom,    automatic   heat.  Real nice.- Price $1-1,900,  GIBSONS  Commercial waterfront. 6 lots,  $19^500.  LfOTS MORE AND LOTS  TOO  H.  Gregory, 885-9392  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  885-2161  ��� Sechelt, B.C.  9282-tfn-  CARS ond TRUCKS  SPRING is coming. 1956 Buick  converfcabie. Full price $595.  Phone:885-9963. 9667-9  '56 VOLKSWAGEN, good motor  ���and tires, Reliable transportation, reasonable for cashi'885-  2086.     ^ S2?^  .1959 VOLVO Sport, 2 door, 55,-  000 miles. 4 highway tires, 2  snow tires. Fair condition $900.  Phone 885-9635. 9293-10  1956   DODGE   automatic.   A-l  -mechanically."   Good    tires.  Priced  for. quick  sale.   Phone  885-9364. 9314-8  1958 CHEV. Brookwood, 4 door  station/wagon. 6 cylinder au-  Hmatic, custom radio. Beautiful condition throughout. $895'.  Some terms accepted or trade-.  in. Call Marge 886-2975.    \    ,  9308-8  ^M���P|tMPyra_Ptea,..A.doojr...  sedan! Bronze, is good tires,  auto trans. Excellent condition,  $750.   885-2132. 9315-8  FOR^. LETTERHEADS, envelopes, statements, invoices  and fXl commercial, printing,  contact the Times office at Se-  cheltvor phone, 885-9654.  PIANO for sate in good condi-  . tion,   with  bench,  $250,  886-  2140. .9307-10  JAY BEE USED  FURNITURE  Phone 886-2346, Gibsons  Next to Ken's Parking  Beer bottles, We buy and  sell everything  9991-tfn  ROYAL Standard Typewriter,  completely rebuilt by the  manufacturer. Original price  $249.95, now just $139.50. The  Times office, 885-9654, Sechelt,  BiC; 9287-tfn  REAL ESTATE  082O4fo  IFOR Carpentry. New and"re."  ��� .-pair ,;work.  Contect V.  Mil-  wd��Ml 8859582^ WMtfn  HOPKINS  Landing  wntcrfront  on Point Road, 4 bp4room��,  2 bnthH. Phono 733'8050 or 201-  'nut, ���';������!-",' '��� ������ 23��g.t(n  INVESTMENT property in ����.  cheit area, $500 per were,, Box  381, Sechelt, B,c, OMMfa  BOATS & ENGINES  17' BOAT, 64 hp outboard. Will  sell to best offer. $8fr;9641.  9270-9  9 ���  16 FOOTERS  See these ��� New design for  sports fishing ia comfort. A big  T beam will take outboards up  to a total of 90 h.p. Built in  Madeira Park by local crafts-  men. For more information  Phone 883-2376.  9296-10  FOR SALE  CHICKENS,   50c   each.   Ready  ,,   for freezer  (dressed).  $1.00.  Phone 885-2048. 9563-tfn  '. *��Z~,.���'���;��� "':.".���~���;���-���~���~~*  PARKER'S HARDWARE  Domestic sewing machine; don-  sole V- *r���-   $79.77  Canadian Beauty no v Rang-  , ���' ette  ���.-r-'���-'.���.���..���   $35,'  Deluxe Rockgas stove,        "  30" ���.-.���������.������.��� $89.95  Used TV, ,21M ,���..-������ $89,95  Used TV, 17"   ��� $49.95  Singer,  straight sew ��� $88.88  Easy wnshor J $49.95  Beatty washer r������������, $19.95  Simplicity' washer   $39.95  Moffat Cottage Range '���, $79.95  PARKER'S HARDWARE  LTD. ��� Sechelt  Phono 885*2171  '!>2���8-fl  > -.1-. ��^'.. .,....-.��� -.',.-.���-  RQA   Radio   Combination   ���  Consohy.4 speed record player, good%orklng condition $40.  Phono 885.9054. v 9305-tfn  in ,,��'.\..'.a  BFTHEL BAPTIST  CHURCH  ";:"' ] SECHELT'  SERVICES  Sunday School t~<!0 a.m.  Church Sorylca ^ 11tl3 a.m.  Prayer . Wadn����day 7��30 p.m.  REV, A. WILLIS  PASTOR  You aro Invited rqnttend  .'      any or each wsrvlco.  Point - f-ibregloss - Rope  Canvas - Boot Hardware  WALT NYGREN SALES  LTD.  Gibsons^ B.G^-   ^ ���-���  Phone 886-9303  7857-tfn  Catheleen Ellen  Johnson  PASSED away January 29,  1966, Catheleen Ellen Johnson in her 51st year, of Port  Mellon, B.C. Survived by- her  loving husband, Oscar, one daughter, Karen, 2 sons, Colin  and Robert, all at home, two  sisters, Marie Long and Mrs.  Mary Long, one brother William Francis, and her mother,  Mrs. Katherine Morrey, all of  Trenton, Nova Scotia. Prayers  were held Monday, January  3ist, at 8 p.m. from the Family  Chapel of the Harvey Funeral  Home. Requiem Mass, Tues-  day, February 1st at n a.m.  from the Most Pure Heart of  Mary Roman Catholic Church,  Gibsons, B.C. Father D. D. McDonald O.N.I, officiating, interment Sea view Cemetery,  Harvey Funeral Home, Directors.  APPLICATION for a  Class 3  licence has been made to the  Air Transport 'Board" by TyeO  Airlines  of  Sechelt,   which  in  effect offers  transportation to/i  points -up the Met at set char' *  ges and at single rate fares.   | ��  Presently,    flights    are    o|^  charter only  which  means a *&  passenger   seeking   transports! t  tion to any  of the points  in*f>j  volved, has to pay cost of the  round trip. *  Operating from the Sechelt  base, the company seeks the  licence for such points as Sim  Creek, Smanit Creek, Malibji  Peninsula, Egrnont, Deserted  Bay, McCannel Creek, Crab*  apple Creek and Jack Bay.  It is hoped to service these  specific points twice weekly,  at first, with a possible increase later.  Airline operator, Al Campbell  told The Times, "This licence  would cut cost by half for anyone travelling alone to any of  the points on the route. We feel  it will be welcomed by our  customers and look to their  support"  Mr. Campbell agreed that in  the case of three passengers  travelling together to the same  place, cost would be higher  than by charter.  Money still talks;3 but during  the coin shortage it has trouble making cents.  Sunshine Coast  Gospel Church  (Undenominational)  Sunday School  10 a.m.  Church Service  11:15 a.m.  PASTOR REV. S. CASSELLS  Selma Park Community Mall  ST. JOHN'S  UNITED CHURCH  Wilson Creek, B.C,  Sunday School���9:<45 a.m.  Divine Worship���11:15 o.m.  Led by Miss H. E. Compbell  ���    ���  Except on 2nd Sunday each  month  Family Service���11:15 a.m.  Divine Service���-3;30 p.m.  Led by Rev. W. M. Cameron  The  Anglican Church  OF CANADA '���"���'"''  Rector: Rev. R. Hnrry Jenks.  Phone: 885-9793  Sunday, February 6th  ,', ST. HILDA'S���SECHELT  -Holy Communion-*���8:00 a.m.  CHURCH OF HIS PRESENCE  ���   ���'���'   Holy Communion���-11:00 o.m.  ST. MARY'S���GARDEN BAY  Evensong���3;00 p.m.  St. Hilda's, Sechelt���Evensong and Church Committee Installation���7:30 p.m.  2 NEW SUBDIVISIONS  sssn  I LOTS  Earls Cove Subdivision ��� adjacent to Earls Cove  ferry terminal on tho Sunshine Coast Highway,  VIEWtOTS  itaWtelWiSiSiJ* ��*<$*��f��i��**tksf6))��*W  Madolro, Park Subdivision ��� overlooking  Pender  Hoi-bour and Gulf���^10% dowp ��� easy terms  on balance, Discount for cash,  FOR SACE BY OWNER  O. SLADEY ��� Madeira Park, B.C.  Phono\ 883-2233 or phono North Vancouver  985-4934  t  Mt^ft��W((MlMIi����^^.^^f��^��M!S^!����U��W*,"J'l  nm   p��l  ^li,::i! 1 -f ' If  fr**~JlV*.# -*�� ��.j- ^j, r-^ ^^x!i^C^i'-ly^t^\  t    *"-**  /tounci crjbouf f/ie town  ing industry around here that  tourists are our mainstay/Any  Wed., Feb. 2,1966      Sechelt- Peninsuto Times      Pag* 3  -   ���-By Ed Green  BEFORE we know it spring will toe here, then summer; ,When w* begin K ?ccept ^  ,     if you can tell the difference, and -the- tourists will 'I%��aL^-^ f^t*^11  flock- in fast and flock out .faster and everybody- S fi ftjEL*         P  ^^;Zlea,l0ther ** We *""& m��^e ��f fee ^e ft* to  talk of secondary industries. o��   ��fnmf a. ���-&.�����  any   account  fc   just, wishful   ^MUVAn^piXZSS . �� ��,  ;thinking  for the* time. being.   '���� H3      <��a ' ��     O  'EC Centennial confes  .  s -  toimstsN dollars  ; I am no .expert in these or  any other matters, not even on.  how to get, home on - a dark  night but it is' plain to even  me that you can't spread much  attractive light with a two*  watt bulb.  ;. That we are losing thousands  of tourist dollars is obvious.  Why? /For 'the- simple reason  we do little or nothing to develop, this lucrative, but highly diversified'trade. Once again' we  asky why?.. Because we don't  know bow and if an expert told  its how, we would ignore him*  that's why. We are too busy  wrangling- and nit-picking in a  hicktown style to see anything  but our own apparently unsur-  mountable problems that aren't  problems at all.  These so-called problems  would disappear overnight if  those in charge of the village  destinies could resolve their  own. picayune differences and  get down to the business for  which they were elected. Whether there are goal posts in  Hackett Park or somebody got  a load of gravel is of little imT  portance. Those piffling matters could be settled in a few  minutes, if they need to be  settled at all. The matter of  outside contractors doing local  work and being paid for out  of villagefunds is^also of .small  consequence. Bids should be  called for on any job and if the  locals can't meet outside prices  there isn't much left to talk  about. The recent complaints  about outsiders doing a poor  job and then getting out with  their*: cheque: Js also ja: simple  matter to control. The erstwhile B.C. Electric set a pattern for that When, they put  they power line through. They  awarded the contracts and  when they were completed the  work was inspected and payment made on a percentage ba  appearing. In that same issue  was a photograph, loaned by an  oldtimer, that-confirmed what  was   said'' in  the  column:   It  showed the beach at Sechelt before the old hotel burned down.  It was a good beach, a smooth  beach of light gravel and sand.  Where is it?' Some people have  said it has been washed away  by erosion? It was nothing of  the kind. cThis; column pointed  out some, time ago that it .was  sold,; with; provincial  government permission, to Vancouver  construction interests.  It  was  handy  and- easily  loaded,   so  barges came in and were loaded  by  hand,  of  course,   and  what would have been one of  our   attractions   ended up  in  Vancouver', b<urlLd!tng|  and  streets. The restoration of tins  sandy beach, at provincial government expense, should "be of  paramount  importance to  the  village   council;   not .whether  somebody got overpaid for a  job be didn't do On the prop^  erty it was alleged to haye bean  done on. That too, could have  been  easily  handled.  The job  was  either done on the  area  specified   or   it   wasn't   The  remedy  here is  obvious;  pay  nothing until the work has been  inspected    and    approved    by  competent people.  '..��, Returning -���to - ti>e�� Sechelt  beach, which from all reports  at the moment is nothing more  than a sewerage trap, the government allowed it to be taken  away so it is  their responsl-  bility to see that it is returned:  There are  lots  of  sand  hills  here   for  .that  purposed ? The  sewerage problem  is one for  the   department   of   public  health and should be laid on  their doorstep.  The big argument put forward by many when the development of Sechelt village is  mentioned in terms of tourist  do now, ..if ^ we  are going to develop the tourist trade, is to contact^seyexal  of the 'tourist associations, in  the . United States -and^Cad-  ada. We can'explain t�� them  what we -have here -and- how.  best to develop it. Let's not be  loo modest about it; admit  we're ,broke,' or almost..so.  Somewhere,- - somebody ?.vri U  paintings, masks, handicrafts,  legends, orgihial stories, and  articles.  There are three groups of  entries: Grades I to III, $200  in prizes for Indiaa stories and  legends; drawings and paintings which .illustrate Indian  stories or other aspects of Indian- culture:  Students in Grades IV to VII  ;wal try. for $400 in prizes for  Indian stories and legends;  drawings and paintings te ilhi-  poetry dealing with aspects^��?  Indian life in British' Cohlrabia? -.  earving^or other native hand?*  crafts. -    ��� -  - The contest-will give a?t opportunity for Indian, youth*- to-  tell tbe stories of their people -  and to exhibit their native arts  to   their * fellow   young*' Caoa- -  dtians   during   the. Centennial  years. ;  AH entries are to be subraitk  ted to principals of schools-%  May l; 1966, clearly mark&I-Or  tagged with the contestant's  name, age, grade, school and  address.  A panel of judges consisting  Strate legends or other aspects of two teachers and three In-  of, Indian: cuture; Indian carv- diftju artists will decide the  ingSiiorri other handicrafts. \vimiers-and��*award^the��prizesvv*  sis; that is, they paid for about    aUractiobs is that there is no  $0 per cent of the work but  held the balance back throe  months in case claims of poor  workmanship showed up. That  shoyld be a, village policy. It  is the way big business handles  such matters and on a "comparative basis village business  is big business when available  funds are considered. :.!,.,,..���  In a recent issue of tho Peninsula Times this column do-  nouriced tho practice of outsiders coming in nnd grabbing  our   resources   and   then  dis-  Chiropractic Office  MONDAY-THURSDAY  1678 Marino Drlvo-Gibsons  Phono 886-9843  money available for such  things. They ask what can you  do on a ten mill rate but  hasten to add that they oppose  any tax increase. Others, with  bigger stakes in the community assert the rate should b^  increased so money would he,  available, If, it were what  would it bo spent on and who  would do the spending?  The spending pf public funds  for tourist attraction purposes  is not as simple as it sounds.  Attracting arid holding'."tourists,  and causing, them to return  year after year fs a highly specialized business. It ennnot be  brought about by .our present  hit.or miss methods.  We might os well face the  fact that apart from the rapidly dwindling loggings nnd fish*  ��pen to Indian students  \rVBuG.. CENTENNIAL contest for Indian students was  .. announced today toy L.r J. Wallace, general chai**-  man of the Canadian Confederation Centennial Committee of British Columbia. ������ ;���  The contest is being held There is also $400 in prizes  with the co-operation of the for High School - stadenls, - ferr-  Department of Education, and Indian stories and legends;  school'principals and teachers... mnginat   articles, on.. content* ��� -  come-up"with something���to-put.  It is open to Indian students .-poxary    problems   of t Indiaa*^  us on the right- trslcK'-TJ^t's.' in Indian. Day Schools, Resideh-    people;    original    storied. -M.  look, aroulbd-us^-Squamish, ^ind .tial Schools, Parochial school,  other places harve^asljogger^ .and Provincial schools.  Pay., ^enticton has its Peach. ^, A total of $1,000 in prizes is  Festival even if they did have    being   offered   for   carvings,  to borrow peaches from��somewhere  else this  year, on., ac-,  pount  of  theirs  being frozen.  Even Pender Harbor is talking  about returning to its, Regatta.  Gibsons is.going ahead with a  bang and is pressing for a still  bigger   development   of   their  small boat faculties and might  even   hold   a   salmon   derby;  they have the- same, fish in the  same waters that bring nationwidei publicity for the Sutf Salmon Derby, the same fish that  go right past her to get there.  Perhaps it isn't our lot to be  a    rocketi^i^argg^gORistC^ntre.^:  There are still some people in  this troubled world who would  like nothing better than to get  away from the'noisy city and  spend a. quiet month in pleasant surroundings that haven't  been  marred by * modern^f up- ~  roars that are accepted as normal. There must be or there  wouldn't be so many., summer  homes    as   is    evidenced   by  Sandy Hook. There aire many  who don't have summer homes  but like to sit and look out over  the water from the front of a  motel. Others like to be on the  ���water & bring their own boats  At almost every place there  are facilities for them to put  ���their, boats in the water and  they stay for a while and spend  money. No comment on this ns  far. as Sechelt is concerned is  necessary. We have two large  bodies of water, one open and  the other, sheltered. Access lo  them is so well blocked that  you   couldn't   even   fall   into  "them." ��� ��� '���"  Many earnest people in Sechelt have given unsparingly of  their time and not a little  money to help develop tourist  attractions. They have had little or no support.  It is time  this  ended and everybody co-,  operated. If a good plan conies  up, follow it; don't pigeon-hole  it as has been Usual. Let us  not bo afraid to admit we have  a problem here we can't handle. Nobody yet ever lost anything by confessing Ignorance  ]of something ,, fox: .which,..,��� they  had never been trained.  USE  TIMES  CLASSIFIED  ECHELT MR SERVICES  PORPOBSE BAY  (Sechelt)  BX.  ^.;^Wtf W*i*M*usM��IwS��lt*H *!*ltWl?������*��(��t^  ���tteftZHI ^*W^^S#*HMJW*^feW*W��taWj��to��^*i����^^ '  Ffohing  Hunting  Freight  Air Taxi  >1lM&MilW2l&^Wlti)��temM*^^  Contract Flying  Sightseeing Tours  ���Timber x Cruising.  V/lir Amhulance  NICK'S ELECTRIC  AMD APPLIANCES  Pender Harbour  For allcyour wiring needs  Commercial - Residential -  Industrial  Phone 883-2516  R.R. I.Madeira Park  Marine Supplies Service  GARDEN BAY  BOATWORKS  A COMPLETE LINE OF  BOAT REPAIRS  Garden Bay, B.C.  Phone 883-2366  Scows ��� Logs  SECHELT TOWING  & SALVAGE LTD;  Heavy Equipment Moving  ,..���������>.���;.���<.-���'.& Log Towing  L. HIGGS  Phone 885-9425 ,'      '  TREE SERVICES  ..���,-.���,   Falling, topping,  ,y   Limbing J for view.  All work insured.  Full Information  Phono 886-2343  ARNOLD BLOMGREN  TREE FALLING  TOPPING OR REMOVING  tX)vVER LIMBS FOR VIEW.   '  ;', Inturod work from Port Mellon;  to Pcndor Harbour  PV SERVICES LTp.  Marvcn Volcn 886-9946  Dighy Porter 886-9615  Phono 885-2062  SIM ELECTRIC LTD.  Electrical Contractors  CLYDES CVCLES  Highway 101 - Pine Road  Gibsons, B.C  Serving the Sechdr Peninsula  Service and Accessoriesfordll- ���*'  Motorcycles.  We pick up and. deliver your \>$*p.  Phone 886-9572  Open to 10' p.��n. 7 dayso week  CUSTOM TRACTOR WORK  BACK HOE-DITCHING  EXCAVATING CONTRACTING  GRAVEL, TOP SOIL AND FILL  Let us solve your problems  ED FIEDLER - GIBSONS  Phone 886-7764  '::''electM-clHn"  ' Upholstery Gleaning  Carpets - Furniture -   f.  Rugs  :'!''f!iv;;'for-fappbintmeht'";'';;''"'f'':  Phone 886-9890  Frank E. 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TINGLKVS  ,  HI-HEAT  , , ,���,,  SALES and SERVICE  for alt your heating  requirements  4 0\krCo,'�� Finance ',Pimt��..: ,  -    C E. (Col) TinQte^    ) ���  Boh Noj 417, Sechoffc ,;  ���U  f  !l  i ",  Phone Sccholt 885-9669 085-9020-^6059332  ��v  j,���_ ��  ? ) u  ������"-.filTa^iiHtVlH^i  ��������wmw��w>  *nW  SbSiEU Peninsula 7J  'i**1+A  "I may be wrong, but I shall not be so wrong asto fail-to say what I-believe to he right."--Jom Atkjns  .-^^-. *-, ~���     , Wednesday, February 2, 1966          '" "*  '���-������  News item: Sechelt plans a golf course  .INSISTENCE by the West Sechelt Water District that the contractor engaged on the  pipe laying contract employ as much local  ���labour as possible, is a refreshing change from  SO many past contracts on the; Peninsula which  have been awarded to outside interests.  Within the past two y^ars, millions of  dollars have gone into constructional projects  which in most cases have been carried out by  outside contractors using outside labour. A  few examples in point, include: The new St.  Mary's Hospital, a bank in Gibsons, the new  Co-op store in Gibsons, the Gibsons Municipal  'Hall, and by far the largest expenditure of all,  the schools, shooting up like mushrooms  throughout the whole district.  Apparent reason for this mass removal  of money to boost the economy of larger and  more prosperous areas, is that .we lack contractors with sufficient men and equipment  :to carry out large projects. Also,, it is said that  in the past, tenders have been called for pro-,  jects within the capabilities of local contractors  who in turn have failed to tender.  This is a sorry state of affairs, particularly  in the case of_ public fun^  the overburdened taxpayer to supply work for  lower mainland workers.  We appear to have a number of small  building operators, some of whom have taken  on substantial contracts in the past and it is  obvious that with lower overheads and being  already in the district, they should be in an  excellent position regarding low tenders. With  an unending program of school building, there  is work to keep at least one medium sized  builder fully occupied, on a year round basis.  Shortly, we are to vote on another presentation pf the recently defeated three quarter  million dollar School Referendum, should it  go through, it is a foregone conclusion that the  bulk of it will again go off the Peninsula. It  takes little imagination to visualize the boost  to the local economy if the money stayed in the  area.  As the district grows, this sorry situation  will probably resolve itself at the same time, it  might prove of advantage should two or three  of our reputable builders combine forces and  equipment to enable them to successfully bid  on some of the high priced projects which in  some cases, too many people in high places  are eager to^.awardfoutside. ���.���,,  BaMgerotis to Relax  ALTHOUGH rivers and streams have, for  generations, continued to idly flow beneath multitudinous bridges, scientific progress  has accelerated during the past half century to  fantastic proportions, while educational standards are such that within another decade it  will require a university degree to obtain the  position of road sweeper.  From which, one would naturally be led  to believe we are fast becoming a highly educated society.  "* Such, however, seems to be far from so.  In fact, closer study of the daily press, clearly  indicates the fact we are a particularly stupid  people, sadly lacking in knowledge of so many  facets of present day life.  One of the most popular phrases today,  used by educators and knowledgeable people in  elevated positions, is "the public must be educated." We have apparently reverted to primitive beings, completely out, of touch with  modern times. Fortunately there are a few  dedicated saviours left who wish to save us,  and undoubtedly, by doing so, relieve us by  one means or another of a substantial portion  of our hard earned loot.  We have the cry to educate the public to  appreciate recreation, join groups, of eager  beavers who like to chase balls around large,  fields, take swimming lessons, learn to square  dance, the list is endless with something for  em TTSoiTOSuti Evident  THERE is a new social" threat around these  <    days���the nian who quit smoking. He  becomes, given a whiff of encouragement, more  moral than a reformed lush.  After living with a fire under hjis nose  for years and years, the fellow who joins the  Ncvcr-Touchpms suddenly can relate the most  amazing tales of improved health and mental  improvement ever heard by medical science,  One wpujd thinks that smoking conld., be ���catc?  gorizcfj with bubonic plague, multiple sclerosis,  "Keep this up and they won't need to build one . . . we can  send them ours."  ���Specially created for The Times by Graham Harrop  everyone. Without recreation, we are not living  properly.  ~ Then there is-the demand that the public  be educated in the hazards of pollution. It  would appear we are not conscious of the  worsening situation.  There has of late been another call filling  the smog filled air, that of the need to educate  the public to appreciate the importance of  education  Yet another-subject sadly lacking in our  presently deplorable education is that of  tourism. It has been considered necessary to  educate us to realize the potential of this great  industry.  These are all items of semi-major importance, the lesser subjects include such things  as litter dumping^ driving habits, courtesy,  dangers of smoking etc.  Admirable though the intentions of our  would be instructors might be, it does lead one  to puzzle out just how the heck We ever progressed past the club wielding stone age. Indeed, considering the number of subjects'we  are s^ill uneducated in, we would probably be  far better off living ii\,.the considerably less  complex stone age. ���      .. <.-.���;,, ..,...;-,������...^ '..,.,,.,.",..:,.1..,  One thing is certain, with the. present  dangerous population explosion facing us, it  will be a long time before we are going to be  asked to educate ourselves to relax.  ��iWHMam��mMi>W#M'mwm  ^ii((>H����ft#Jlj*����.*tlSalirJ>s,  SlE^EUpjariNWuTWs  Published Wednesdays nt Sechelt  on h,C,'n Sunshine Coast  '."  "!'i"'""'"" '��y ' V":"-'  Sechelt Peninsula Times Ltd,  Box 381 - Scchoh, B.C,  ^ti^tttt .(^iiW-t&HMi* W**SlS(!��iM*J8��ltf (R*|fflHH(t!iMi^|i>fW)iW'��'l  M*M��fil!^4W^��.!SNISStW*'*^^ B ,.��*ft*>  Serving the area from Port Mellon to Eftmont  {Howe Sound to Jervis Inlet)  PouhUix Qf Wheeler, IMItor  '      S, D;'Akwd, PuMlxher  Subscription Unless  ^ln advuncd)  I Year,y$5'- 2 Ycar.i, $J>  - 3 Yearn,  U,S, And Foreign, $5.50  $13  \  even influenza.  Perhaps it is this fervor that keeps more  of Sye < sinners from joining the ranks of the  Never fTpuchems; | Homo sapiens ','���' is, so ,cpn-,  structed that his iirst reaction to anyone who is  different from himself is one of suspicion.  However, there is good reason todays to  reconsider joining the ranks of those ncojple,  this.funny faction; Manufacturers, seizing on  ^ new .tax structure as an excuse���rather^ lame '  -T-havo; increased the price of cigarettes!;  And so, although we smpkers have so  farifmanaged to ignore the lethal potential of  continued cigarette smoking in spite of widely-  'publicized' medical opinion, wo may finally  knuckle down. - .   '���'.,',  ;   Wc cannot ignore being hit where it really,  hurts ','/.', in the pockctbook,  SENATOR WALLACE McCUTCHEON has'  noted in a speech ihnt the English, having  taken*Acndia*nnd-Qiicbcc"awaysfroni*France,T  traded, them back in 1602 "on tho understand-  ing that fFranco would come through with the  unpaid half of a dowry it owed to England for  supplying Charles the First with a French  wife," The peoples of'the East part of what  is now Canada wcro bartered for half a bride's  dowry. With such a background of being  shoved around by governments, it's no wonder  that so many pcoplo arc still leery of what  governments may bo copking tip to'do to them,  Secfieff Kinsmen  Would like to thonk ell who helped make  our annual "Mothers March" a success,  especially the Marching Mothers and  Sechelt Peninsula Times.  > ��� |,�� * ��� i ��jr** ���#���*#��� f\*'t t ��� #���..��,!  /T'S SMART TO START M&Wf  BIG SALE  Save 10% to 20% NOW  on many items such as Plumbing,  Electrical, Paints etc. Many unlisted  Specials. Phone or call and see  ���     for yourself at  HILLTOP BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD.  Phone 886-7765  Gibsons. B.C,  W��*��'����V<��VV��VVWWW��ff��WWWm��imW��*WW<HW>WI����WMW��m��������WM  WHAT'S THE BIG SECRET?  It's No Secret - Just Big News.  Another Walt Disney Great \  Showing this Week at the  SECHELT THEATRE  Phono 885��9962  :n  THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY  Out 10 p.m. ~- Technicolor ���* Increased Prices  FRIDAY,.�� SATURDAY - MONDAY,,- FEB. A, - 5 - 7  The Theatre on the Waterfront  Smoking Section���All Now Scats Available  ififeMi h��***t*^^*W*ol!V#S>��������T^*��WW*il'  -0  >      V  ,. ../,  \, : ...    ��� ...t  .   I .)>Jn|;'l|l.'  11 ,<ll //i 7/ie Legislature ; "\   /  !   v -    "    -rrby Tony;Gargrave; M.L.A.  THIS MAY be an elecfcioh\year. People-, who" "are ir^oS-  ' fice,do not like elections,'and people ^wjio aspire to  office welcome <them. W6 know that in ���any event, the  ���ballot is the corner-stone to the whole* democratic process/     ��� *     . ,    . ; ������, '��� ��� v ������ ~  i*��mjat'JJ^��irj^��r}��u^Ha^��ee9i^r��M��axs^^  ,U  ',1am not one of those people ���  .that1 believe    that   Premiers  .should be compelled to hold.an  election  every' four- years .on-,  a   specified   date' as  in   the  United   States,   but  I   do  believe that premiers should act'  in a responsible manner,  and  'riot  call elections  indiscriminately.    - -  1 believe that it is unnecessary to hold an election in  ;British Columbia in 1966. We  had an election in September  of 1963, and 1 believe that September, 1967, after the celebrations of our two centennar-  ies of 1966 and '67, would be a  proper year to hold an election. This would be at the end  of a four-year period and well  within the constitutional period of five years required by  the Constitution Act.  The possibility of an election  will color legislative debate.  We know that there, is a huge  surplus in the Provincial Trea  sury caused . by the', govern- -  ment's failure -to expend bountiful,; revenues .front/ the- sales,  gasoline,'liquor.and natural resources taxes. The province  also obtains .large,, grants from  the federal' .government. The-  surplus for ihe last fiscal' year  -was in "excess of 50 million dollars. '  One pressing problem which  will _ be discussed'. at ' great  -length on the floor of,the House  is a heed' to provide complete  chronic care ' under British,  Columbia's Hospital Insurance. 'Coverage for the chronically ill, is not available under  BCHIS for those, who are merely obtaining custodial' care in  an ordinary nursing home. A  person requiring chronic care  is only entitled to coverage at  the rate of a dollar a day if  that person requires . skilled  medical and-nursing, care in,a  special. designated hospital*. -  Labor-management   relations  once again need  the scrutiny  of   the   legislators.   We-find-  peculiar work stoppages "on 1b&  B.C. t Ferry .Authority and 'the r  ����GEi Railway, "whichrcain'oflly:'  be* attributed, to  amateuristic"-  personnel policies^ -- "^  f Education at the .university,^'  jpublie ' school 7'and   vocational '  training level will also receiver,  scrutiny   from   the  legislators:'  Our population1 and' ourfecono->  tmy are growing at>'dizzy-Vate^ - League Scores:  and we -need -to .trainspeople---*,  Ladiesr Iona  for significant and useful work1  (283 259) " '  in the industry, "af all levels.' - '  " "X final'problem. I feel that  the. time  lias;' now  come to  jchangkjouf present method of  compensating-, highway * accident  victims: ,\vhetber/they may~;be  injured ox suffer property loss.  J think that the concept of ,le-~  gal  liability  should  be 1 swept  'aside and that the principles  enshrined   in   the   Workmen's 7  -Compensation Act of 'compensation on the basis of loss and  .not liability should be applied'  to automobile accidents.  Wed., Feb, 2, 1966      Sechelr Peninsula Times  r  ��' Pcg^S),  Sechelt Bowling-Alleys^  ...     ��  , ���r r  .i   ��>, <  ;V--   ',-"    '-".      /  ;\    r     /-      ^^yEveMosewpf  IONA STEIACHAN of theJLadies League led flie,way  for the gals, with 751,. (263^ 259),- Red Robiascm, hm&  iftg-m tbe Ball and Chain League,, rolled 783 (325). - *;  Sfteacban   751  (151,   Ken   Akeson  258,   BiSjr  Nestman 253 (158). ' '#<������<  Of course, you all know  .what's setting off this population explosion. Matches.  How can one small, boy*  -make so- much noise? It isn't  easy; he took a > lifetime to  Jeara.  Ladies Matinee: Eve Moscrip  648 (269), Jean Eldred 308,  Jean Robinson 269.  Pender:   Ron. Pockrant  710,,  Sonny Seoular 673 ,(277), Dennis- Gamble - 689,   John. Divall  669, Muriel Cameron 558.   _  Sechelt  Commercial:   Eileen  Evans 674 (264), Red Robinson  ,681 (289), Orv Moscrip 302.  Sports, Club: Joan Cunningham 747 (349), Pete Jorgensen  630, Iona Strachan 264, Dorothy  Smith 284.  Ball & Chain: Red Robinson,  783 (325), Bob Janis 282, Roy  Hutton 293.  School. Leagues  Seniors:  Alan Hemstxeet 439  (271), Rick Simpkins 432 (233),-  linda McK&mell 330 (229). -���  Juniors:   Laurie . Allan: 258  So the beauty people want-to-'.<������:  get rioT of car junkyards. Ofeay; *���- 'j  just line the cars up in wwi^V  and erect an 84-foot-sign that'  says "Drive-In .Theatre, W^'" "  Never Close."     "-'' *'j   --  A- - "7  MEED A CAR?  NEW or USEE*  TRY  Penbisnla  Motor Protfc  ��� ..     SECHELT, B.C.  19b.r��B5-4TJ1 ^Ted Fore-reft ^  lewd  of your business lead'  Chain Saw Centre , _  Wilion Creek J   |  l|  *      i  Deafen for P.M. Conodien - McCallocJi -  HoraeKte ��� Pioneer and Stihl Chain Saws.  COMPLETE STOCK OF ALL MODELS  Parts and Repair Service  Telephone 885-9626  1Y staSclps shop at I  i  -UC  wmmmm*mmmmmm*mmmmmmmmummu  HNrr 1  Your Peninsula Centre  for Furniture, Appliances  Safes aiid Service  Richler's T.V. & Radio Lid.  Sechelr, B.C. Phone 885-9777  mmmmMmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.  'mmmmmemmmmmmmmmm00mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmw\  I  AUCTIONEER SERVICE  s     Your household furnishings giiadfy  auctioned off - By arrangement - call"}  J. L. BENNER  Sechelt, B.C. ��� 885-2050  i  !   S   -k Most items lower than city prices  f'"'." |  \ Ik We service what we sell  (  it Established for 12 years;  II  I  ,   ,  * No high pressure - Relaxed atmosphere |   |  NEVEN'S RAUlO & f .Va 1  Sales and Service  PHILIPS DEAtER  FULL RANGE O^ APPLIANCE;  "Phone 886-2280  Marine Drive ��� Gibsons, B.C  itmmmmmmm  I -  !���  i  i,  i ���.������  i ���'  i  .1 -  i  i  i  j  |   "k Largest selection, on the Peninsula in:   j   ��  J       Furniture - Appliances - TVs - Stereos     *   "  Radios - Clocks - etc. - etc.  ^ ���wmmmmmmmmfm^mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm^mmmmmmmmMmm  Shell Oil Distributor  ���GIBSONS, B.C.  Phono 886-2133  Plumbing and Heating  lS*l-f��'W <*l+tMwM��lMA* UHtAtMllK'.iWftilABij.f  Let us cater to  all your Plumbing and Heating \ needs. OH  Co. or Dank financing ayail-  ablo. \ ,<  SUPPLIES  and  Your Dealer (or:  G.E. - FLEETWOOD - TYNAN -  SPEED QUEEN - WESTINGHOUSE -  [   ZENITH TVf Etc.  Setter's TV & Radio Lid.  I,  I'I  PENINSULA PLUMBING  LIMITED  Heating & Suoblies  FREE ESTIMATES  Super Kemtone  Sherwin William Paints >  ,i ' *  Phone 886-9533  i 'I  ��� i  i  i  i  !  PLANKING A NEW HOME?  Sccholt, B.C. Phone 885-9777 I j ^SS��JT " *" ~'" '"* "  .  ll.iv, ' it. il     I       ' '  ,����������������<W����|WM��'W��������������<'"'"��'"��"1''PW''*'"*,'����"��'*,,"I1  GREAT REDUCTIONS  During our  \'�� ii. i  y i  l>1    '  \ f   I  .III,  Banner B^os^  FURNITURE AND PAINT  STORE  ,m,i t)M*^f^��*<i '^Car '"Coats **' * ^ Rain ^ vOciis' *'���*"** ^i ������ "'*''**,,,' ** ��� b*1"*1* s ���,i*  i ,. ,.   ' ��� ��  ( Suits " Double Kni^s ; >  i, [i  SECHELT  Phono 885-2058  Shoppe  Gibsons, B.C. - Phono 886-9941  Gulf Building Supplies  Phone 885-2283 " "  "  " "*  Sciholtf D,C,  i i  r   ,.���..���.  11  <',' iiV/,,',1,, Page 6>      Sechelt Peninsula Times      Wed., Feb. 2, 1966  School District 46 . .  tea-*  jj  ��  ^flS^BOSH 22.7% budget increase  5few  reaches $1,318,721.00    v  THEr SCHOOL board's budget for the calendar, year   1966 is 22.7 per cent higher than the expenditures  made in 1965. The 1965 budget proved inadequate, due  to the fact .that it was drawn up quite tightly, without  <tob much'provision for unforseen expenses, and the re-'  sultant deficit of $46,434.89 was not entirely unexpected.  - Trustees    have,  spent   long ~"  Concentration  IsfEW LIBRARY of Sechelt Elementary 'School is now in full use; students are seen  hours trying to find ways to  reduce the budget for Jthis year,  but-have found it well-nigh impossible to make any" further  significant cuts.  .-r.Haif."7of.,tteI..Jncrease is due  to the rise in teachers* salaries,  which again account for half  of the entire budget The vastly expanded night school program, increased; clerical assistance to schools, a 16% increase in allotments for teaching supplies, and the provision  of educational leave for teachers  also  account for sizeable  here taking advantage of the reference books during the noon hour recess. Bis  tract librarian Mr. M. Dober hopes that within the next two years there will be 10  books per pupil, bringing the district up to provincial standard. Budget calls for a  purchase of 1,40.0 books for elementary school libraries. Badly, needed are National   increases.  Geographc and Canadian Geographic magazines, in good condition, also donations      Debt service costs are higher,  of good childrens' books would be appreciated to help fill the shelves. due to the fact that the govern-  & rr r ������:'".-��� ment sold bonds in respect of  Referendum No. 4 during 1965.  No bonds have yet been sold in  respect of Referendum 5 or 6.  Administrative costs, while  higher like every other section  of .-mthe a budget,^, still Jform��� only  5.7% of the total. The Canada  Pension Plan alone accounts  for $9,750.00 of the increase  and another $1,850.00 represents by-law expenses which are  involved when a referendum is  ���rejected;-���'-��� "������������-- ���������-������������"��� ���^���^���������- *-���-  As  might  be  expected,  the  cost  of  repairs   and  maintenance  continues  to  climb.   Obviously, as buildings and equipment  grow older,  it  becomes  more  and  more  expensive  to  repair    and    maintain    them.  However,   this  section is  still  only 5.8% of the total budget,  thousand  has, been in-  up-grade the lighting  Eiphinstone S e c ondary'  and Madeira Park Elc-  School, part of a long-  range plan for such improvements. ���'������      ,'������'���������>  The cost 'at -operating the  schools is boosted by, amongst  ;other things, the necessity to  provide $5,00.00 for the rental of  ��� fbujf portable classrooms to  provide emergency temporary  accommodation at Gibsons Elementary 'School and Eiphinstone Secondary School this  fall, due to the rejection of  Referendum No. 7. In spite of  this, the operating costs have  fallen this year from 11.7% to  10.7% of the total biidget;  The board is continuing its  investigations to try to deter-,  mine whether or not substantial*  Busy people  SECHELT Elementary ScbOpl' has formed a library  Club and drawn up a chart giving a time schedule  of monitors duties. Noon hour librarian when this picture was taken was Heather Hall who stamps the book  taken out by Margaret Gory,busy: signing the library  card. Working under the supervision of, school librarian  Mrs. P. Nicholson^: the systemworks well and gives the  students a sense of responsibility. ,  D. Hay ward,president . . .  Sechelt Garden Club  holds first meeting  ST. HILDA'S Church Hall was a scene of great activity  last Saturday afternoon as gardeners from far and  near gathered to organize the "Sechelt Garden Club."  Frank Read and Dave Hay-  savings might be made by revising its insurance coverage  and if this proves possible the  budgetted figures for insurance  will be reduced.  Capital expenditures, some of  which would have been covered  by Referendum No. 7, nclude  large sums of money required  for the new Secondary School  courses. Three thousand dollars, which would otherwise  have had to be put on a non-  shareable referendum, has  been included for grounds development at West Sechelt  Elementary School. Capital expenditures now form 3.9% of  the budget.  The cost of pupil transportation is higher, due to the provision of ferry transportation for  the students on Gam bier Island, extra bus runs caused by  new school construction, and a  substantial increase in- funds  provided for extra-curricular  student travel Due to this, the  board has had to postpone tbe  provision of transportation for  kindergarten pupils next falL  Transportation costs comprise  6:i% of the total budget:  The budget also includes  $2,500.00 to cover preliminary  expenses which might be involved if the minister of education approves the holding of a  plebiscite on the regional college planner for the Vancouver  North Shore, in which this district hopes to participate.  The experience of substantial  increases in school bolard budgets this years appears to be,  general. Neighboring and similar-sized school districts face  increases ranging from 20 to  30 per cent.  ward were responsible, for tho  early gardening enthusiasm.  [They have grown chrysanthemum's for some time, and arc  jmost anxious, to pass along  their knowledge to friends and  neighbors; '  The meeting, started off with  some very encouraging words  spoken by another 'mum grower, Rev. E> Jcssop, who enjoyed the hobby for years,  Mrs, Hi Allen, who prncti-  i cnlly Uvea in her garden, took  on the job as secretary,, ari4  was very efficient. ��� ,  Davo Hayward  was  elected  president    and    Frank    Read  vice-president.  Two committee members  also appointed were-i-Mr, G;  Hanson and Mrs, H, J, Barcn-  dregt. ��� '   :���   ,.  Additional members will bo  welcomed, especially those interested in 'mum growing. ,  A STRONG drive. ?for^ complete  rebuOdihg*'''^'ndv"r^rganlza;::  tion of'.'; the Sechelt Peninsula  highway to 50 mph standards,  wfll be advocated oh the floor  of the Legislature which opened  recently in Victoria.-  ���.'������^';'T6hy^:fGa'rgrJave,r'':;'MLA;^':''said.:;  that the rebuilding of this highway would cut the travel,time  from Powell River to Vancouver to four, hours, "This four-  hour travel time, based on two-  hour ferry schedules, plus later evening trips on the Lang-  dale-Horseshoe Bay ruri, would  solve some of the delays on this  route,!' Gargrave said,  The local MLA envisioned a  new location for the Peninsula  Highway 101, that avoided  schools and communities with  feeder routes into the now highway. ''The existing road should  bo improved for local traffic,''  ho< said,  Sechelt  Beauty Saloit  Mr.  Omer Lepitre  Now In The.  Richter BlocK  Cutting and StYling  Tuesday to Saturday 9-5  Phono 885-9525  (fl*��Bt��(Bl**sl^l��W��'i"l��t*'t��W��*f!- fl> �� *V* k*W*t**SKWItii WM4NWHM W  I  (i  if  ���r,  JMEED*A.~CAR?.  NEW or USED  TRY  Peninsula  ^�� Prod.  SECHELT, B.C.  Ph. 089.2(111   n Tod Forawoll  I (-,**'��jVWfctrtWlCHH'f'ltit  . fj4iet'<t*iUri vstWWfli  Richler's T.V. & Ratlio  will be^ closed from  February 8 to February 12  i ' . , '".,;'. " ,'   y''  We regret any inconvenience  to our customers.  CAR & TRUCK TIRE CENTRE  Let us supply all your Tiro  requirements  Qualify -Service ,r Economy  ��mwM>wk(iAA( aPiWJWW^MvMiwMiMW.%" ���*���������*(  i tW.(**���w*it*�� 0*M W.4-.I ��<*��*����*�� iWSs lls��(d HMtftr^ftfaeittp  GIBSONS^ fr"��V!CE  ^JPhono 886-2572  For Easy Bud pel Terms  Use Your SHELL CP^mT CARD  or Apply for A P"*"* " <*m  ����� 4NW * �� *W  :iim  f - II. /1  Egrnont Eye  *     '  <-rby. John Dunlop  '.'������>'*',.f   >* "   "  SENIpR, citizens' housing, project-: Eulfilmeot of Oanon  r, -/Alan Green's yision,of a home for Senior citizens-  6n; the'Sunshine Coast will be brought one step closer  on February/4 when a public \meetirigywiU be held in  the; Wilson ,CreeV Community' Hall' af J:30, p.m.  * The meeting is being held in    ���: ;���^ ;���-���,���  order to forma society for the    fit to provide government sub- "-  purpose of - estahlishihg a  se-   sidized, reasonably priced, and,  nior   iMti7Mis��   hmisinp' nrfti^t   suitable   accommodation "for <���  those who, require it, many ,of ,  our aged "and infirm' will have ,  little hope of spending their de- -  dining  years- in." the s comfort  Wed., Feb. 2, 1966      Secheffr Peninsulo Times -    Poge 7  times in-Finland prior'to and1 ,a- get-away-f r o mthe-big-city-  m the years following World - for-a-weekend sort of deal for  War I, .and eventually decided ' 4hemselyesland' their -family,  to make a new life for them-      . '    *<- -   - *  selves' in   other/ lands, t with "COMMUNITY CLUB        -  "Times? AdBriefs,  ' or*  MIGHTY MIDGETS  nior citizens' housing - project  to serve'the" area from Port  Mellon' to Egrnont, to elect .officers, and to form1 the necessary committees.- Mr. Harry'  Hill, president of the local Old  Age1 Pensioners Association,  has requested that all interest-.  ed parties attend this meeting. -  Representatives from all communities in, the district are invited and it is hoped that there  will be a good turnout of people  of all age groups.  Projects  of this   nature  require the support of all citizens, in addition to direct action  and  financial   assistance  from   provincial   and   federal  governments,  a  condition that  applies  not only  on  the Sunshine Coast but throughout the  entire country. In many lands,  considered less fortunate,  and  indeed backward, according to  bur sometimes bemused way of  thinking, old people are honored, respected and cared for. In  our affluent society we,  as a  nation,  couldn't  care  less  for  the plight in which many of our  senior citizens eventually find  themselves,  many  through  no  fault of their own. Of what good  is a pension when moderately  pricedf comfortable' accommo^  dation and care is not available except to those with more  than moderate means. Old Age  Security will purchase food or  ;; pay rent NOT BOTH. A dim,  '  dank  basement-room or other  such   unsuitable   quarters   are  too often the lot������offour aged. It  is  all  they  can  afford.   Until  such time that'-'our soicety sees  and peace that is their right, to  expect. V        ' -     f -      EGMONT EYEDROPS ���  ���  ' Oldtimers' Corner���Mrs. Emmy Sladey is "another of our  senior citizens   who  has   witnessed   and   partaken   in   the  growth of the Egrnont district  over the years. Celebrating her  80th birthday only a few days  ago, Mrs. Sladey was born in  Tornio, North Finland, in 1886,  was   married   and  had  three  children before arriving in Canada almost 40 years later. Locating in this area in 1935 with  her husband Peter, who passed  away   suddenly   almost   two  years ago, Mrs. Sladey helped  to clear the land they had purchased  and  assisted  Peter in  the building. ofs their home in  its beautiful location overlooking   Agamemnon   Channel.  Roads   being   non-existant   in  those  early   days,   Peter   and  Emmy, in common with other  early settlers* had to transport  their   building   materials   and  othersupplies* by boat;mainly  from  Pender  Harbor.   Fishing  in the summer and building m  the winter ultimately resulted  in the completion of the substantial and 'well-built home in  which Mrs. Sladey resides and  in which she takes great pride.  Peter and Emmy Sladey  were among many families who  had lived through the troubled  their three children,-Ann, Vic  and Olli, the.) Sladeys, who' had  heard many reports of the good  life in Canada,, made their big  decision, took passage and'arrived' in -Vancouver,; in ,1927.  Many, stories' of B,C.'s fishing  industry had been circulated in  , North1 Finland, * a' country famous for" its" own salmon fish-,  ing,-and it was with the intention of becoming a part of  this industry f that -made tbe  'Sladeys choose' Vancouver as  their destination. Due to regulations .concerning the status of.  immigrants -and the period of  time required before being eligible for Canadian citizenship,  several years elapsed before  the family finally settled in Egrnont and Peter commenced to  fish commercially, a career  which saw him gill-netting on  the B.C. coast for many years  until his untimely death in  1964.  A resourceful and active person whose energetic nature belies her 80 years, Mrs. Emmy  Sladey carries on in tbe manner to which she has grown accustomed over the years. Her  family, her many friends, her  home and her garden are the  interests that fill in the daily  tare of this fine old lady. May  she be spared to enjoy them  for a considerable time to  come.  NEWCOMERS   '���-s'-Mr^*'a^;"Mrsrs-:Stepheai*W:^  Harrison of Vancouver are the  new owners of the property  formerly occupied by Jack and  Carrie Clarke. We take tins opportunity of welcoming them to  Egrnont, the beauty spot of the  Sechelt Peninsula (when the  sun is shining,'that is). Steve  and Bette will use the house  as .la^sumnjer^^fesidentv an^  <<��� The Annual .Meeting- of/.the"  .club, .originally scheduled for  Jan. 30,~bas l>een postponed Jto  Sunday, Feb, 6,' i:30 p.m. at  the Community Hall.      .     ,  1    --<?  L^onaraiuiafi  ions  to  ��&m  ��  FOUNDATIONS - SEPTIC TANK  CLEARING and GRAVEL  L  A, SIMPKINS  885-2132  iW!*��(!MJ*��ii��titA(��#iBIW!*��f#J Ujk*��M|^w^*tf^^M��W^^  NOW MOVED TO SPACIOUS MODERN PREMISES  RIGHT NEXT TO THE RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL        f ^      ^  i'.iii v? i1' }\f)t  .��i.j.iut*��        r*), n *��*****��* WW.^M*^.*^,  During ouri four years in business on the Sunshine Coast  - Support of the public has been so great that larger  premises are needed. May we take this opportunity to  express jour sincere appreciation - qnd ^elcowie you to  visit us during our Official Opening February 5th.  * "to  fee  1 I  r j*  V"  f 1  ir  f  <:  V  5'  r  r  ��.?���  s  %  p..  'i''"  it  ... ii  it/   .'  VV"  If  l'l  .V  Earnio and Mlnnlo Slgouin  dOOIMOfXXXl^^  iM"l  . i '������';��� m  j^-  t sIMK  �������?  .*</'  ���,^ mnn, *��� ^f v ��,    v      u   ��.��� were   very   thankful.    They  MANY TRIM figures will be seen on the beach this seemed most interested in the  summer when these ladies  complete  the  12-week dining room and wheelhouse.  Keep Pit Class 'being held on Thursdays in the Activity      i  hadn't  realized 'how   far  Room of Sechelt Elementary School. Instructor is our east Acapulco is in relation to   ly-scheduled cruise!'service out  well-known athlete Edna Naylor who has won two silver Vancouver.  It seemed to me   of  Los  Angeles  in the  true  medals in track and field events. Registration for this that   saling   south   along   the  course can be made by contacting Mr. Phil Lawrence, California and Mexican coast-  cruise vacationsfin the Carrie  bean run. Yet, "West Coast people, who are the greatest tourists on earth, have ho regular-  Page 8     Sechelr Peninsula  Times    Wed./ Feb. 2f ,1966  Selma Park meet  poorly attended  INDIFFERENCE of Selma  - Park taxpayers towards - Xm)  provement District affairs wast  illustrated by the attendance o��  nine people at the annual meeting held on Tuesday, Jan. 25*  to. elect trustees and study the,  1965 financial statement.  ��� Mr. A. Sim and Mr. Lloyd,  Fraser were re-elected trustees  by acclamation, there beingjuo  other nqminations^,6,:Mr..^Harr^,  Batchclor is chairman of ;jthe  improvement District  '. A slightly higher, budget has  been set for:this year to allow  a small reserve for street  lights and hydrant maintenance. Trustees ��� had hoped to  receive5 proposals ?for more improvements in the district, but  the lack of interest on the part  of an estimated 380 residents  would indicate that hone are  necessary.  or Mr. R. Chamberlin at the school board office. Next  class will be held February 10.  By Ben Lang . , .    ,  Cruise to Mexico  line would be just about due  south. However, Acpaulco is  due south of Winnipeg' (two  hour time change);   " ,  Mazatlan was our last stop  and* we^ saUedv: in,(4the.:j evening  for the Port of Long Beach.  The following day' the weather was warm and pleasant un-  ~ til the afternoon when squalls  ODS1S WlSG VlSfdS     ^t^SSJ^S^'  THE MORNING after docking we moved out into the motion was enjoyable; We were  bay and dropped anchor to allow a large freighter w "*> '*-���*** ^ ^  to goyalong-Si^Te;pier. The anchorageW us a %���> ��2*5*tt-  magnificent panoramic view of the city, beaches, ho- ^ots ^ tte sea Spraying ���p  tels, and hundreds of water skiers. Launches plied regu- over the bridge. Many people  larly from ship to the shore.  I swam, or at least played,  in   the   water,   every   day   on    you know well,  met.me and  various   fine   beaches   and  at    took me on a tour ofgthegtown  night: visited some of the night    and environs.  He  cot  spots. One big hotel, I've forgotten the name, had a Pinata  Celebration in honor of the  ships arrival. This Us where I  ate too much hot Mexican food;  Returning to the ship via taxi  with'four other, passengers, we  had a hilarious; time with a  passenger'1 who , spoke some  Spanish. She was trying, to ask  the  driver what time it was  enough to make my short stay  memorable. Once again "the  beaches are magnificent, and  life is easy. Jack stopped atv  his home for a short visit and  three young girls aged about  ���sixteen, fourteen- and twelve  were very anxious to see "Bar-?  co Grande", (Big Ship). I told  him to tell them ;I''" would see  What I  could , do when  I  re-  who -previously, had" qualms  about waves, admitted rightly  that they would have felt gyp-  ed^if there? were no waves iat  MORE  ABOUT  ...  �� Sechelt chamber  ���-from page 1  residents along the waterfront  and could cut down travelling  'time.'.between, Sechelt and Pender Harbour.      .  TOURISM  Jim�� Parker reported a mem-��  bership had been taken out to  the Sunshine Coast Tourist Association.  He said  tourism  is  spedafapp^arTo residents" all   ?** our biggest mdusfarics,  ��� Last year Powell River Cham  ber gave a substantial dona-  ticC 'lialsl^'eaS" we" gave a"'don-'"  ation but did not take out a.  membership. The , presidant  said he too felt tbe Association  should be" supported. Canon  Minto Swan was appointed to  carry out liaison between the  Chamber and the Association.  sense of the wordf Now; we'll  be able to transport people to  Acapulco, Manzanillo, Puerto  Vallarta and Mazatlan, and deliver them in a rested, vibrant  frame- of mind for leisurely  visits.  We, in the Princess^Cruises  undertaking, feel that ^^opS  portunity to see some of the  fascinating spots on the West  Coast of Mexico will have  a  message across, 'everyone was  laughing so hard, including the  driver, that he had to stop,for,  air, He weighed about 300  pounds.  The ship docked at Long:  Beach at 9 a.m: Dec. 17. Again  it was a ��� "pretty day." Some  friends aboard had relatives  meeting them, and insisted they  drive me to the airport South*  ern Hospitality was "Maravil-  loso." No flight was available  that day, so I was dined and  housed that night with wonderful people.  "'"'Thenext morning I was  t&ften on a tour of the new San  Gabriel Freeway (where traf-  fie really moves);.', Later we had  over the nation and the West  ...���particularly.^.,..,,.,,...,., .���,,,.���,.,,,....,.,,.v,..,_...  As a passenger on the first  cruise   and   having   travelled  many  wonderful miles on the  great  blue   Pacific,   I'm   sure  that   the   CPR   and   Princess  Cruises' Inc    have    launched  themselves on a venture which  will prove a boon to Canada,  the United States and Mexico?   FREEf FERRY*  I wish all those associated the >     Support to  the   request   for  best of success and I hope to   free  Tqrry   transportation   for  make the voyage again soon,     students on educational, activ-  ������.���-.���.���^...f.���-.........���- ities, was. asked by the School  Frankly, we don't care who Board. On the suggestion of the  gets to the moon.first, just so' president, it was moved a rep-  we don't all arrive simultatt- Fcsentattve of the board be in-  eously. vited to speak at nMct meeting.  and by ,'the. time she got the    turned and maybejhey could  ^.������l_��� _������.  ��� ������--    come down in the morning.  Tbey   arrived   at   10   a.m.,.  dressed beautifully and. I,-had ���. ------,,..,   to   be   personally   responsible lunch; a "very" special one, the  for   them   and   see   they   got name of whicli I cannot spell  Next morning several of us    ashore  safely.   Thif was  fine .properly,   then   driye^  were, sitting on deck feeling a    and   Jac^   said   he   would   be afarp6H'':atvS^:'fp^m;v>'ia'irrivin��:'iJnf1'  wee i bit uncomfortable.   I  got    back in  about an hour.  Sud- Vancouver at 9:15 p.m. after a  up to leave.  One  chap  said:    denly I realized:"How am I one-hour stopover in Seattle,  "Where  do  you   think  you're    going  to   tell }them   anything In  conclusion  I   would  like  going?" I said:  Vlf you have    when   I   don't   know   enough' those   who; read   this   rather  to   know,   to   the  little   boys'    Spanish and they doh/t speak sketchy  article  to  consider  a  room."   Everyone   said:   "Not    English."  The  lady  who  was  you too,'' Sofor that day we    to the taxi the night before was  writing cards so I solicited her  stayed close to the necessary  equirimenfr-just! too much good ���".'help and she was more than  Mexican food.,|       ��� , willing,   As  a  result, the  ship  Sailing night was festive'with tour went well and the girls  bands and many native young'  stcrs diving for coins tossed  from the rail. fThey store them  in their mouths until it's full  then1 toko lthe)n to the dock.  Wheft the lines were cast off  we all felt sorry to have to  say ''Adios Amigos."..'" '  ' Going north now, our next  port of call Is Mazatlan, situated on a peninsula opposite  the southern tip of Baja, California. The, harbor Is small but  well protected, with" good piers.  Jack McNutt, wt��'"i��n,'any,:|!''0l;  few things.  First I would like to quote  the remarks qt President Mc-  ,Donald   of   Princess ^Cruises;  "Tho  Port of. New York has  long had a lock grip on winter  NEED flTCAR?  or USED  TRY  Peninsula  Motor Prod.  SECHEIX P.C  Ph, 1)05-2111  - Tod Farowoll  JOBX3BX3  Bsmx&mmxm  BQCKGAS  PROPANE LTD.  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Roberts CrccK Community ���Hall, Program of Soccer films, '  .1.���6 p.m. Wilson Crook Community Hall,  Pot  LucK Suppor & Elcotlon of Olflccrs, '  -8 p.m. Selma Pai'k Community Hall, Annual  Moetlng & Election of officers, Solma Park Com��  munlty Association.'  PORPOISE BAY  5 Acres^SOO  :CHELT-lGEi-v^   D,  REALTY and INSURANCS  Phoiio 885-2161  *  -J.U.  ****��l^��l  up&�� !^��Mh��ut^��iai4<uuHa^i-^<��Rx>)u'i.��  ..^w.^ u'Vu^-tfuw Ac^CiSmgW^ ��� wt>ww*��-**ayiuia,r"�� a^TC* &tf ���^^���S-f^Sfaai&j!? "i  ' **   'f, I  S;  1  Wed., Feb, 2,1966    ��� Sechelr Peninsulo Times      Poge 9   Pender Harbour  <~.  t    -.-<    i   -��� s  iidi Auxiliary  P. Spicier, treasurer;- Mxs.-R.'  Vf.' Course,-publicity, officer.  Mrs. S.- A. -Harling gave a  Determination  NEW GOAL posts in Hackett Park inspired Sechelt Le-   untiring efforts ,of all -mem  gion to a M victory over Roberts Creek Wanderers;   *"** <**M��"���**�� "~* a**u  last Sunday. Bruce Cobleigh prepares to head off a ball  from attacking Denis BlateWordof the Wanderers.  iday���:Jan.,26, following, si delicious luncheon.  '" ,'><Mrs. * M. ^McGowdn^-'Director  . ,���� Nursing .at-St!"JMw's, Hos-.  pital, who was.guest of honor,  gavef an. informative''talk on  tiie ^various ways Auxiliaries  can  assist  the  hospitals   and '   #>.  ���  the patients. She kindly offered    Bishop Officiates . .  the use of the hospital Board  Boom for Auxiliary  meetings.  .Annual   reports .. were   then  ���read: Results showed, a very,  successful year under the capable leadership' of Mrs. J.Love.  Main fund raising projects  were the Spring Tea, .and the  Christinas Bazaar. Attendance  at each of these events was far  beyond expectation. Due to the  sincere vote of thanks to the  ���retiring- executive,, and, wished;  the -incoahing' executive - every  fsuxcess in 1S66. ^' r y ' ',  ''^Mrs. 5L-- Seafcelm- thanked i  Mis.- Warden "for the dignified'  manner in which jshe eonduct-  ed-tto-installation tceremonyf .  'Next meeting will be held on  -welcome.  a It's a wonderful-feeling' to, bo  in Jove, but your heart store  takes a* beating9. * -,  Institution Service  for Rev. Barry Jenks  THE ANGLICAN Bishop of NeW Westminster, the Right  , Reverend G. P. Gower, was in Sechelt on Sunday  morning to institute the Reverend Barry Jenks into the  parish.  Peninsula soccer  mm rum hosts  all play-off flDines  REGISTERED Division 4 and 6 teams have been accepted into the Juvenile Soccer Provincial Gup Play  brara, results wOr<e niost "gratis  fying. There was also an encouraging growth of membership; : _  f  "'.**: ./'  Election:^ and.sinstallatioh of  officers followed. Past. presl-  dent,(resident), Mrs. B. Warden installed Mrs. J. Love" as  president for a second term;  the othe'r^offi^cejrs^^iing, Mrs. C.  W. Df Plnlp7 ffirst vice-president; Mrs. Ri D. Nield, second  vice-president; Mrs. W. McNaughton, secretary;   Mrs.  E.  Saint   Hilda's   Church   was  -crowded   with   parishoners   including several.'members  wh/  had   travelled   from   Madeir.  t*ark. Also present were Cana  Minto Swan  and  Canon  AlaV  Greene.  During the service j Mr. Jenks  accepted charge of the parish  from the bishop and pledged  his loyalty to the order and  teacbinjgj.]bjf^:^toe^;iAatt.jg,l i c a n  Churefif"'of'',iiShlaldav;'J  The bishop guided the new  vicar to the font, the prayer  desk, the altar, the lectern and  the pulpit and indicated the  parish priest's obligation to  baptize, to pray, to administer-  Holy Communion and to read  and teach the. Word of God  in the parish. ''���-'.  , The assembled congregation  also affirmed its willingness to  support and encourage its new  minister.  A social hour followed the  Service of Institution and then  Bishop Gower and Mr. Jenks  travelled to Saint Mary's, Garden Bay, where the bishop-  gave the Evensong.  Downs.  All play-off games will be  held in Hackett Park, Sechelt  and the division champions  will nieet Powell River sometime before March 20.  League play-off games are  scheduled as follows:  ��� February 12, l.*30 P-m., Div.  . e^Roberts ^Creek vs. Sechelt  Residential:*  2:30 p.m., Division 4���Sechelt  Residential vs. Roberts Creek  February 19, 1:30 p.m., Div.  6���Gibsons Canfor vs. winner  of Feb. 12 game.  2:30 p.m., Div. 4���Sechelt Legion vs. Gibsons "United.  Feb. 26, 2:30 p.m.,, Div. 4  final. ;  ,���       ',(    . .���  Results of games played Jan.  .': gO;,-.,,::-,,'...-,���.��� ���,..-������:!.  ���;. ������    ��,":������,���.  Division 4  Gibsons' United   5,   Sechelt  ,.:...Residential^. ..,,..,���.���.���,���,  Sechelt Legion 3, Roberts  .Creek Wanderers 1.  Division 6  Gibsons Legion 0, Sechelt  , Residential 1.  Gibsons Canfor 2, Roberts  Creek Tigers 0.  Fixture* for Sunday,  Feb. 6 f  , pivislon 4 _,...������,,'��....,.���,.���,,.*,.���...-,,,  i Sechelt Residential Tigers vs.  Sechelt Legion, 3:15 p,nv  Roberts Creek Wanderers vs.  Madeira   'Park   Kickers,   2;(K>  p.m.  ; Gibsons United bye;     '  Sechelt  Residential  vs.   Gibsons  Canfor.  i Roberts Creek Tigers vs. Ma\  dejra Park Rangers.  Gibsons Legion bye.  Trejpirer says  deficit routine  SCHOOL District 46 budget for  1965  estimated  at  $1,047,497  was overspent by ah amount  in excess of. $40,000.  Deficit in the Instruction Account which includes teachers'  salaries, teaching supplies,  school clerical and instructional expense was $57,000. Teachers salaries accounted for  $30,000 of this amount. Underspending in other categories of  the '65 budget brought the overall deficit closer, to $40,000.  Amount expended in 1964 on  Instruction was $514,904, in 1965  this figure rose to $616,846.  ROUTINE  Secretary-Treasurer Peter  Wilson stated at last week's  meeting of toe school board  that during a recent visit to  Victoria he had mentioned the  ' fact that a deficit had materialized in the '65 budget and apparently this is quite routine.  COMMENDATION '  Mr,  trustees'  that  Mrs.   Olive Service  had  been working late most evenings to comp|lc the figures for ���  tho 1965 expended budget and  the   auditor    was    extremely -  pleased, w|th,hcr work,1, "i'.  A.  Wilson,   also  drew  tho'  ���� 'attention, to the fact  >��� ',.���.. ...,.,.. .-,,...,��� ,   ��� , . .< ,.  ,MWS����W.U*��,*psW**d^  WlUon Crook, P.C.  ^^^B ���*i*u*i**''ii'*l*0,*'<"* g^h.��t**JMt**t��*to��fl* iAivtjfc*iiifmi&im*>  Centre  Phono 005.9626  AGENTS FOR  HOMILITE - McCUUOCH - P.M. 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OIHiYMORGANIZ/mONUKB  YOU THESE THREE VITALSERVICES ���  XVhV ��o* ,vM vour neighbourhood J&ofM hhneh   '  today ond pidk up your copy of our booklet,  \   "M W��W you can two the Jjto/WV  m  ��� PLUS  GjwniwtBnudwi  IniwlScnkei  ��� DankingbjMnil  , Money Onleia  Safekeeping Rwilitle��  Bunng aiid Selling Stenotics  ��nd many dlWa  HW��*4*il[MWMM*"*'i**'  ?cchcH Drnnch:  P.RNnST nOOTII, Mannecr  Tender Harbour, Madeira Park: G, H. OOfiRTZGN  Olbsons DrnnchV " BDWARI>'HUNNIKHR, Mnn��Bcr  oCA  - iff  ^5ft  1 "  fe:  Vi  I*  i.  5��>  V  5-1  n  !��  k  H  f-i  i  ) -')  If1'  !������  ft:>;-i  '.����� ���'���  I'"  Sf.  %).  ���1  ,:T  I:  ft  \t 1  1'  uUtM^ApNIif ijM^<nW^M *u*1'*s*i��i����i  ���"$%r  1 �����'���';  ft  t * i < ���  ��;������.;���  ft'f,-, '  H��   I�����,'!>���  J  5'''  I';:-  i,.;.,.)  j,LLJtU - ��� f ^y,s^tAClfcs^nrME  Rage 10 -  Sechelfr Peninsula Times      Wed., Feb. 2, 1966    OjIG CentWty CfQO ��� ��� ���  >s-,  '���H  i. V  ':\f  111  fcV-ti-'". ���'���-���"  m-  ���i  long distance medicine  pesmntedto cme-all  Gibsons P.T.A.  plans bulletin  New arrivals  GIBSONS P-TA is publishing an  informative. monthly,* bulletin  to keep parents in touch with  happenings at both Eiphinstone  ALMOST 400 British Columbia communities are wel- ^^L ^nte* to February  coming 1966 With a,special fervor, this month as ttie include the Science Fair, whichr  first of two centenaries they'll celebrate with expand- takes place on Feb, 3r Father  ing zeal in the months ahead. and Son Night at the elemen-  Some 20,000 residents o& the     : : '  tary- school on Feb. 16 and a  province are already involved    and a steamer and HMS Clio, ^*TA   debate    on   homework;  in planning the celebration of-   a   warship,   were   mentioned scheduled for-Feb. 21 at -El*'  the passing of a century since   coming: and going. Five persons phinstone.   >  the Crown Colonies of Vancou-   had-drowned when a small boat education WEEK  uf ������� PS; ��*m" UP^ riear BaCe R0ckS* To coordinate plans for Edu*  bxa were united in 1866. > The British Colonist also not- cation Week (March 6-12) a  And counting the visitors, ed that in Paris, cholera was committee has been formed  about 2 million-people are ex- rife and Emperor NapoleanlH inctatfing teachers, school  pected to take part in some was - visiting the hospitals, board officials and P-TA mem-  phase of merriment. There was a cattle plague i�� bers. Eiphinstone will hold a  But just before we Start, Belgium and Russia; an insur- "Careers Day" featuring spea-  with the urging of the provin- rection in Jamaica and in New fcers representing various pro-  cial centennial committee and Zealand, war with the Maoris fessions with emphasis on op-  its general chairman, L. J. had just ended���and with it portunities for employment in  Wallace, let's look back to see cannibalism. the. larger industrial concerns,  how far we've come. Over in New Westminster Necessity for continuing post-  One hundred  years ago  to-    diere was  18 inches of  snow secondary   education will  also    ^ stressed.  WAITING for, the warmer weather ao^that ftey-can   ��*���� was'Victoria   and and Maloney's Hotel had caved  scamper around the pleasant meadows on the small   &<ie   was   New   Westminster in because of it, killing one  farm of Mr. and Mrs. R. Swabey, Gibsons, are these    and t^^ was Barkerville. And guest- There was an editorial  cuddly Dorset Horn lambs. Mr. Swabey reports that a    aside from these three main asking for a homestead law to  freak birth of a two-headed lamb took place last week;    pockets   of   population,   mere attract  new  settlers.  were a score of mining camps, Holloways Ointment was the-  a   few   scattered   agricultural cure    for    everything    from  areas-^and not much else. "gout"    to    ''dropsical    swell-  The press of that day gives inss"    and   Holloways    Pills  the lamb did not survive.  Sechelt social notes  Regt. nurses  shown slides  MISS Eleanor Graham, execu-  ���With Your Neighbours  MRS. CHRISSIE Brown, president of the Rebekah As-  ^ ^   colonies: '^;B^rker^e^>"'c0'r^g'':''toT'��idi'e"'%ds;'  Cariboo Sentinel had shut down      John Delaney had beef, mut-  for the winter. (It was 33 de-    toD�� P��rk�� veal and lamb for 8  "T.��,��KUr n.f n r    rvoiH ��n nffiHal visit tn Swheli Sun- Srees below zero there in early to 15 cent$ a pound. Thomas  v SeT^&    ��   ;V.SmLSiS   hv  m5    PprSid? hS January and few miners were Wilson   offered" dark winseys,  shine Lodge 82-accompanied by Mrs.  Gertrude Hoi- teld    ^           ld  M       f piaidS(   black   cloth manUes,  land,  past president;   Mrs.  Evelyn Shaw,  past presi- the mmers in fact were spend tweeds,-   melton   and French  B.C.   addressed   the   Sunshine  Coast Chapter  at the regular  meeting, held on Tuesday, Jan.  25.  Besides  relating the  various  Master, Wally Schad, and Mrs  Wally Schad, Past Assembly  Inside Guardian; Mrs. Benrice  Hopkins, Past Assembly Treasurer; W. Peebles, Noble Grand  of Malaspina Lodge; and Mrs.  W. Peebles, Noble Grand of  Tesquoit Lodge; Mrs. F. Boniface, Past District Deputy  President; Mrs. A. Beecham,  Past Noble Grand; Mrs. T.  Stimson, Mrs. A. Cade, and  ' Mrs. C. RuShant.  From Gibsons Arbutus Lodge; Mrs. Christine Ritchey,  District Deputy President; Mrs.  -Bernice Chamberlain, Past  District Deputy President; Mrs.  Elsie Hutchins, Noble Grand;  Mrs. M. Weal, Vice Grand;  Mrs. A. Herrin, Mrs. Eva Pe-  .terson, and Mrs. L. Singlehurst  dent. mg~'uie'vdn^  Also   attending   from   Powell    centre. Her brother, Joe Spang- towns   or   had   travelled   even BC>   C03*   Mining   Company  River;   District  Deputy   Grand    ler built and operated the old farther   south,   to   California��� was ready to dig coal in Bur  store which  was  later  bought whence they had come). But it ���rd  I^e,t   A  ball  in  out by Mr. Jack Redman. She was livelier on the coast, ~        "  leaves two daughters, Mrs. P. Jan. 1, 1866 the Daily British  Beaudbin of Florida  and Mrs. Colonist  at  Victoria   was   edi- ton bad sent down $127 more���  L.   Moorman, in Seattle.   Two tonally lamenting the financial they had no closer hospital in  brothers, Joe in Penticton, and catastrophe   of   the   past    L2 dme of need.  Frank, in Detroit,  Mich. Four months   and   referring  to   the  sisters,  Mrs.  A.  Bolster,  Mrs. current  scene   "the  winter  of  O.  Gottier, Mrs,  J.  Booth,  all our    discontent,"    with   some  of Vernon;  also Mrs. B. Mur- bright spots,  phy of Regina, Sask. "The    Great    War1   in    the  Mass was celebrated in the American Republic has ceased ver-  Guardian Angel  Church;   Rev. .   .   .   and   human   slavery, is Her Majesty's Gunboat For-  Peter J. Mallon officiated.  In forever   crushed."   The assas- ward arrived with 16 prisoners  terment in Ocean View Memor- sination of Lincoln was still be- a^er a foray upcoast in search  ial Park. ing  mourned  but  the mineral of  whiskey  sellers,   smugglers  IN BRIEF wealth    of    the    neighboring and bad Indians.  To  have^fun   in  Vancouver ^J0^ wa�� t^oMI"g and ^the :1^���^**J";!Z*!���  where they attended the basket- oracle of  the  telegraph  had -^ "^^>^Wti ^Jffi'  hall  ffamp teihirins thP tfar- amved    and    new    lines    of road bridge" over the Quesnel  S 'SotebEotte?%   he UBC' steamshiP   communication. River. The builder would have  lem Globetrotters in the UBC Que(jn Charlotte Coal Mining the right to charge tolls for a  alaOrganization Congress; Miss  Graham  showed  slides  of  the  meeting  and  further enhanced  ��>    the afternoon by showing slides  Royal Columbian Hospital*had    ��J    the    countryside _ around  raised $!50 and miners at Lyt-    SS^u^/K^ Where ***  congress was held.  Capt Stamp's men were taking out spars at Burrard Inlet  ���where Hastings Mill community hadn't even grown to be  Gastown,  never mind Vancou-  Mm&mm  Gym;   Teddy  Johnson,   Gralce  It was a very informative Johnson, Arlene Johnson, Har  meeting, the President ex- ver Beeker, and Edna Bourque.  plaining  much of the work of    HOME AGAIN  Company    ran    an   optimistic    specified time, as payment  prospectus in the paper and tho  government was calling tenders  wmeiimmm  The Times  Phone 885-9624  the order; the visual research  [foundation and' eyebank, the  Home residence for senior citizens, the White Rock camp  for under privileged children,  the Pilgrimage,, for, youth to  the Unitd Nations, and the various bursaries, supported by  the order, These Were the main  items, others ^eref oh the local level;  The hall was' beautifully de-  , coraied while the beautiful colors of tljo formal gowns mingled with the white dresses of  the Sunshine Rebekah's, creating a.-wonderful picture.      /  A   very   lavish   dinner   was  for a steamship mail carrier  ,... Mrs. Margaret, Gibson, home to link San Francisco and the  again after spending some time two coast towns here,  with her friend Mrs. Rose You could buy quarts of por-  Townley of Vancouver, who has ter for $2,75 the,dozen, �� good,  been on the sick list for some    warm  suit of clothes for  $5. ���  And medical science offered  cures for every winter ailment.  Dr, Charles H. Tozer advertised for instance that though  hlis office \yas in San Francisco,  Victorians could describe their  symptoms in a letter nnd rc-  n  y  i  s  'I,  I  time.  VISITORS  Guests at the homo of Mr.  and ' Mrs. Lloyd Turner; Mr.  and Mrs, Wally Schad, Mr. J.  Redhead  and   Mrs,   A,   Cade,  aIIArf.rrWu!!J!lV^r,,MM   mi,��� ceivo \medlcines " .. , , without  fndmMrV T'JknL KL? Tho  good doc tor,  who  said  e5 ufver his office was interested ini tho  Mm   r   HniinnH nf Vntyomi suppression of "quackery" add-  ^InXr^t^^nS    ver and Mrs   E  Shaw o? Tw J*"?��� ,n ���� casCfl 'W���*  tho   Anglican   Young   peoples    vVestmlnstor   nt  the  home  of tcc(l'                                     '  (Association   helping   with   tho    ��5 ���i'����  T  Kin S?h ^^ and Allsky hud a >cW  serving;  These   young   people    M^t^c home of M? and L. 5^1,1^,,^^.,^  A. Parsons; Mrs. E. Boniface ^J* ttr8���..1^?  nnd Mrs s Matt of PowoQ Ri- .Springfield Nursery won offer-  ana Mrs, K>.,��au or ^owoia ut- |ntf: importcd .IVuIt trc^s nnd W,  -    ,                '          * Newbury the latest In harness  WELCOME PARTY and saddles,  Warm   welcome   was   given Royal Exchange MubIc, Hall,  members could enjoy the dh>    Mrs..Bnrabnra Jcnlcs and baby Fort  nnd  Broad  Streets   was  riot, the meeting and the visit-    daughter Susan, recent,now ar- opening "with �� circle of eml-  Mrs, Frank Walker tho Noble    party holdln the homo of Mrs, "unimpeachable vlnndri,"  Grand  of Sunshine  conducted   CJ. G, Liicken, Dnyls Bay.    , Sheriff Naylor   was Inviting  ilia  meeting   and   Mm.   Olive-     Attending the. pleasant,occa- property owners to pay h )\  Poyto  convened  Uur dhnieiP,       fl,1��1n were, Mrs,  Glon McDon* (ee and bo listed to yote. jTUo  ...������ 7               .���.,,.,-,,.           aid,,Mrs. C, Jackson, Mrs, D. Corps  and   Band  of' Victoria  passed on                 I    ���       Erlcksoni   Mrs.   V,   Boggust, Volunteer. Rifles, was, necking  AnotherJold friend of Sechelt   Mrs.   Terry   Aylwln,   Mrr��,   C. recrulUi,  Spring Vale onwmill  palscdi ori;   Mrs.   Bfctlv Was,    Gordon, Mrs. Ivan Smith, Mrs. at tho entrance to..JBn<|ulfhalt  komp, a long timo resident of   A.  Bntchelor, Mrs. Vera Nel- harbor, .,powcrcd.~by,;two~.w!ater,.  Pender��� Harbour bc��or(f coming*  son, Mri Ron Sponcer,  Mrs^ wheels   of   20-25   homopowor  to live In Sechelt, where she    Mel   Housldy,    Mrs.    Murray each, was to let.  purohtMcd ft large tract ofland   King and children Wayne nnd Tho harbor wan buNy-throo  ochooncrsj a sloop; n barque  1196 Kfngsway, [Vancouver 10  received na lot of praise from  tho Assembly officers for their  efficiency and general deportment, and they thought it a  good idea to have these young  people In to helff so that the  where now stands the Village    Patricia,  CARS DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR  Mo, Pay Mo. Pay  '58 Buick 2 dr. H.T. $55 '57 Buick .....���..,.$35  '6\ Caddl Conv.  .$72 '58 Buick Cony. '.... $40  '64 Cbpy. 4 dr Sod, $65 '58 Lincoln  ,.. $80  '56 Caddl .. ,;,���! ,.,f $f!0 '57 Rambler wgn, V8 $35  '58 Olds $45 '64 More, 4 dr. H.T. .$65  FILL IN AND MAIL  CAR REQUIRED    Name ���..,....* ;.;...- , :.,...; ,.,..���,..^...i..���;  Marital Stat.: Mqrrieq ; Single �����,...������; Ago, ,  How,' .Long ���..-.-.r...*.'���i.i.���.-..-���u...j..,. ���..������.  Occupation  Incomo ,..���   (How Long ���   .���,.i ���   Credit Rof.; ....���..;:���. ;._.   ��6S��*iSit����,l*��-^��iia*l*W &*['  J*w  ���,-   -,:   ...  .'.it,,. ,'      ���  ���.,. .���    ���. l-.l .k-l'lf^.'.-'p''1. Bsrcgc^sas^^AfcA^  l>(4,JfcT*jpX   f-H.fcn *    '  iK  3^4 -*_~  *J. hTJ-*- "=*���>  i  t^��mi^&%^^^^*l-- ^TwiK^^^w^.w^i^JT^^V'1*'*   A*,V.J��i-^  ^^^LT-^-3." JT"  ^^i^VMlH**Wwi����ri*'-t'����>-"C"^    *** oGn^ll"*"!*.-*  T.'J  i,  z��  j    Wed., Feb. 2,1966      Sechelt Peninsula Times      Page 11  Minister announces .p. * V /  Waif and see>  TOP SECRET project will be unveiled at the Gibsons  Elementary School;  Thursday, February 3. Until then Karren Gibb,  Ken  Elementary" School; Science Fair, at 7:00 p.m".* Otf   5C0llt 131000166  ���      --*���--- T*wi - ' i'     .   ���  Skill Development  courses available  .ANOTHER in a .series of courses in Basic Training- for  - SkQl Development will start, at the British Columbia Regional Vocational School ia Prince. George W  February, 14, it was announced today by ike Hon*-I*JEk'  Peterson, minister of education.    - ,    r"  * < Basic/Gaining for .Skill 'De-\ ; ���:��� ,..,.,..,:���..;  velepment Is aa/academic im- ~, form^ttoo. about n file   eous^l  and its starting 4ates at-the,  various -sc&aolvjnay", atso-Jte;;  obtained frcm   Nat&nal^En*-;  -pbymsnt  Service  c^ficei, <?jjpr!  from &e vocational $eJboo&SV  .     >       3t  regional vocational schools. It       * �� *   r       *.   > �� t  is open to adults at least 18     Kf|l*T��l   IACf ? k  ars odd who have been out    * UGIII, Wak , ,     v  ' provement j programme - for  ^ men and women, whose' public  # school education, level is not  high enough to permit their  entry into &e specialized cour-  csss available at tbe Province's  Karateew and Kirk'Thornas are keeping a mirfrty dose   firef tor R V  m, Dean of Science, Si-   ***** 1W1   **?v.  watch on things. Dr. C. D. Nelson,  mori Fraser University will officially open the fair.  Squarlngly Yours   "���by Maurice Hemstreet  PARDON me for just a few moments, would you permit me.to enter your thoughts just long enough to  bring you the highlights of last week's square dancing  on the one and only Sunshine Coast? Thank you.  The   Wilson   Creek   learner "-   '      "  classes on Monday nights are  on their way to producing $t>*  ^ejt _,square,;,_d^  me wrong,the first two or/Sree  nights are not easy even M you  have square danced the^Jold  way before, but I still say it's  well worth a little effort to  learn one of the world's greatest hobbys, for fun, relaxation,  friendship and just plain, good,  healthy recreation.  : Last ���fuesday joight the Pender Harbour Squares took on  two  lessons* without a   bit of  trouble and contemplated their  -course '. up^ to the end of the  eleventh   lesson,   so   they   arel  without a doubt over; the top. ^  You  see,  when  you  reach  a  certain point in anything you  do, in learning, you will notice  that everything seems to.fait  into   place   with   less   trouble'  than to start with; Does that  .make   sense?   If >'���' not;'-comev.'  square dancing and I will prove  ,  to you that after about three  nights, one call will come after  the other  and   you   will  find  yourself  square  dancing   with  very little difficulty, that is ii;  you listen to the calls,  (The Sechelt Jr, Squares right  now are one lesson '-'ahead of  Pender and they say that's  where they will remain, Well,  as I told 4hem last Friday  njght, if they* don't talk on the  floor and listen to Uio calls they  would not hnve, J��ny trouble  getting ahead and this, Is just .  what they did, They went  through two awl one-half lessons with very few walk thrus,  T^hls goes for dancers who have  been square dancing for a, number of years too, If they don't  listen to tho calls, naturally  they won't know what thoy are  supposed to do and the con-  flcqucnces aro thoy point a finger at tho culler and sajf, why  doesn't ho watch what ho , is  calling so that the .square dan-  ; ,configures will work at'��� loaat  part of tho time,  (Well. that's tho way It goes  at any square dance. You will  find that some dancers figure  they den't have to listen, ..but  it dees upset the one who  would like to listen to the calls  an* receive their enjoyment  out of doing a dance without  any mistakes. However, in any  language, any country or any  pUice, square dancing is fun,  fVfse*you afcthevnext;squar|  dance. '   ABOUT 3^00 boy scouts from  B.C. and the Yukon wifl at-  tend the Adventure Jamboree  at Ponderosa Camp in Pentict-  on, B.C., scheduled for the  week of July 9-16.  -The Jamboree, first ever to  be held in British Columbia,  will nave Scouts from all parts  of the province and representatives from all parts of Canada  and the United States.  years  of the .public school system for  at least a year. It involves 4Ws  months study of applied science, mathematics and English.  Some commerce is taught  when time permits.  Mr. Peterson said the course  is particularly valuable for  people who are precluded from  many jobs because they left  school too early and were unable to acquire subsequent vocational training. Those who  are willing to complete the programme will be on their way  to becoming self-sufficient  and  will help  fill an  urgent  need in the  work force, tbe  Arrangements are heiri^ com-fpainister said.  pleted. to   transport   the   boys  ,''irdm'1*itbe&Minpsit^  Ska'ha Lake. The program m-  eludes swimming, boating, and  other   water  sports,   archery,  marksmanship, and Scoutcraft.  Chairman of the Jamboree  General Committee is Lawrence ;0ampier, General Manager of the Vancouver Sun.  Basic ^  veiopment is also taught at ref  gkmal vocational schools afc  Kelowna, Nanaimo, Burnaby  and Victoria and at the Vancouver Vocational institute-  Prospective students who need  financial aid should seek counselling at the nearest National  Employment Service office. In^  by Benny Buddy Paul ,;���. -^ ,  Walla. Walla. Wasaungton  Tbe night was dark, I stumbled  as I went  With not a path to guide my  way; *  I felt some rocks beneath my  wayward feet,  Another step was in slick clay.  I tried to think the -way from  which I came,  Or even which way I  should  go.  I   asked   myself  the  question;  once again;  Again' 'twas  clear,  I did not  know.  Then hoping this would put me  on the track,  I changed the pattern of my  flight  And thougb I felt that I��was  going wrong  I  turned   off sharply  tof my  right.  I lurched and fell; then recognized the place  From which I long since started this mad race.  Progressive project  opens at  supply, however, it is hoped  that with the help of a "boost-'  ing" pubhe-rcvidenced in the  generous donations of : books,  the selection for children will  increase^,:--;-:''-*^^;-;-;.''''^'!.^^:;--;;:--;:''^:  Everyone is cordially invited to attend the tea, and have  a look at the first library In  Pender Harbour.  THE TIMES  IS A  UNIONLABEL   NEWSPAPER  MILESTONE in the progress of the Pender Harbour  j j area will be the opening of the pubhc library, scheduled^ for the^afternwn ^ February 5.  ^Situated   in  ithe   Community    "r"~"   Hall, the library, which will be  staffed by  volunteers,Will be  open   part-Ume.    Schedule   of  days and hours, will be govf 1  crned by public demand.  .;-../-lTo,r.,..inark;i!,;the^-?openiBg,--,::!.tea'f-.,  will be served to the attending  public, Library will be open  for inspection and for borrOWr  Ing. ."Booster" cards will be  available for those who wish  to support the library through  donation. These are not mem-,  bershlp cards, and are in no  way a requirement in borrowing boofcs,.,;.;,..,;'',���;���,[;...,'.,,.':;:,:ff.f',';';.;;,;  The Imrary Is sponsored by  the PH Recreation Commission; and the Library Committee, headed by Mrs. M. Rae,  assisted by Mrs. W. Wamock;  and Mrs. R;> Lee, have put In  many hours of work, catalog*  ing and Indexing about 600  books which have been donated, f Added to! this number will.  be 120 books, changed four  ,tlnncs yearly, .from tho Provincial Travelling Library, glv-  ,lng a; falrstecd and varied selection, ;  Clilldrcns l>ooks are In short  Gibsons  BSOOILFU  No Down Payment - Bank Interest  i;,,,;,:;.Ten.;.!Years' To, _Pay .,    ,  ' i   '' "      " ' '������ . ���'"''''.'  :' ';���, ,,.'. ���  COMPLETE LINE OF APPLIANCES  For Free Estimate - Call 886-2728  !  ;  t *  ��  fy         __      iPjt  -  in  -���   .J.  fl}  ��  4  i.1  s ���  .u ���  a-  ll-  .   \   ^ ' .    ���  If ���?  II-'  V,,  4> *  'ft'  il  '1 *  mpf+*m<��**mim  **Pi��fcfiwS��*tAttW***'>  >e**"*n��Sifc*H�� taJw��RM!>.)M-U6M^����*:Mii��^WhS(*n*Ji*ii!*fu  AfTENTION  PERSONAL CMEQUEWG SEKVflCE  now avallqlblo at the  ROBERTS CREEK CREDIT UNION  Sechelt, B.C.  For Information Phojno 085*9551  Office hours: Tuos. to Fri. 11:00'a.m-5;00 p.m  >S JutfUfeWWiUjdWMWUMl itil��*i��<*����i t***n* &��*- H��wtw��?S#*t*Tfif' ^:  >..  v*.  wTvt'w*i*-'w*& -"^�����'-#C"VC  ���C"**-*'  V ,f  �����  r  ti  �����,,  f"  3f  !''"  Page 12      Sechelt Peninsula Times      Wed., Feb. 2,4 966  Annual meeting . . .  rc Is*i  .^V ft  W.   Happy days  NOON-HOUR activities in Sechelt Elementary School  are many and varied. These boys have been busy  making models for their, display. As soon as lunch was  over this? scene appeared like magic on the tables set up  in the hall. From left are: Howard Lang, Billy Nestman,  Tommy Lamb, Robin Barendregt, Tim Rennie, Sammy  Woods and Dale Stephanson. '    m*   ' ���        ���      -Hi-   i���'    ��� ��� ���������I      -i      i  -'I ������   '���   -   '-*-     �����������������'���     WrM    ��������������������     i" Ii     i ���!     mi       '���       ll ���'      ������������������������-awH���"��� W    m   ���! WWII*  Dire necessity . . V  Eiphinstone principal  seeks more classrooms  NINETEEN new courses will be offered when the new  curriculum is established at the Grade 12 level, next  year, reported Eiphinstone Principal Mr. W. S. -Potter.  This will mean 72 additional ���   ;r  periods necessitating two more  ; full-time teachers and two extra classrooms. Work will have  , to commence: on the school  quite soon, converting the basement rooms- into classrooms,  said the principal, at last meeting of the school board.  SAVE DUPLICATION  Both Mr. Potter and Mr.  George Cooper felt that some  duplication could be avoided :'f  schools made out their own purchase orders when ordering  Supplies, sending,. copies to, the ,  board office for approval before mailing them. At (present  requisitions are typed out and  have to be retyped on'the purchase orders. Finance Chairman Peggy Volen said the committee, would investigate, the request, ' ���������....���.    )���  TOO POPULAR  ,,; Mr, Cooper. felt,, that the Activity Room at Gibsons Elementary should be reserved for  jschool purposes two nights per  (���week;,, he assured that the  school had .priority over any  other activities but Mr. Cooper  felt that it was unfair to disrupt established activities preferring to have two nights kept  i free; the teachers use the gym  facilities ope night per week.  Mr.. Wilson said that Friday  night was reserved for school  activities, automatically. ,Mr.  Ray ChamberJIn .reported that  i not all bookings of the hall  came through the board office,  Mr, Cooper also deplored the  i fact that Sechelt Activity Room  i had been used as a poling 'sW  , tlori,  Application for the use of the  *****!:.., Bcliool office board room  for  executive   meetings   was   re-  eelved from the Gibsons Chain-  ���liber of Commerce; the request'  .was followed by a, promise to  ./support the efforts of tho board  , In   obtaining   concessions   for  i students.,!, and   school   officials  t using tho B.C. Ferry transportation,''' :"''.'  Trustees will consider offer- ��  lri& tho HjHo of a school-room or  MORE ABOUT ...  �� School Board  ���-from page 1  a -committee * should* be* formed^  with   Superintendent   Gordon  Johnson to institute pilot educational plans in schools.  REGIONAL COLLEGE  Groundwork plans for the  establishment oih a regional  college on the North Shore  moved a step ahead when  steering committee members  presented the case to the^ academic board. Trustee Wm. Malcolm and Mr. Peter Wilson represented Sechelt District at  the recent meeting in Victoria  and Education Minister Leslie  Peterson is reported to be Impressed, he will make a final  decision after the academic  board formulates an opinion.  Sechelt teen's  NOT LEGAL  Legal negotiations over the  purchase of the Madeira Park  property are still not finalized.  Lawyers are still waiting to  hear from the Pender Harbour  Community Club, although the  deed was sent then) on Nov,  17, No work will be done on  the grounds until negotiations  are complete.  COMMUNITY  CONFERENCE  Trustees hope to hold a community conference on education  possibly lasting l'/a days, with  three sepakers. Chairman Joe  Horvath believes there is a  heed to make the public aware  of the changes In education and  the need for education. Trus,  tees Cella Fisher, Peggy Volcn  and Don Douglas will work  with two teachers on plans for  tho conference which will probably replace the annual teachers' convention. v  ff%wm% less  ANNUAL Meeting of Sechelt Volunteer Fire Brigade,  was held at the fire hall January 26, 1966, Fire  Chief Tom Parish presiding.  In his opening remarks Mr. : '���  Parish said:  During the year 1965 the fire  brigade answered 19 calls, compared with 23 calls for the pre-,  vious year.The number of calls -  to extinguish grass < and brush  fires was substantially lower,  which may be taken as an indication that residents are becoming more and more conscious of fire prevention around  their, own properties; In this  connection I would like to thank  the members for their prompt  response to fire alarms as  there is no doubt but that their  quick actions often prevented  what might otherwise have  been considerable, ,. property  damage, and for their co-operation, not only in fighting fires  but also in servicing the equipment, draining and repairing  hose, flushing hydrants and the  .many .otiier, services 9yoluntar-  ily given during the year.  Considerable progress has  been made in establishing a  Fire Protection District in this  area and it is expected that  incorporation will' be completed in the next few months.  The secretary submitted the  financial statement as at December 31, 1965 which showed  total income for the year of  possibly the staff room at Gibsons Elementary.  HEALTH HAZARD  Mr. Crampton of jhe Coast-  Garibaldi Health Unit advised  covering in the ditch between J-      1_ J jl  Sunnycrest Plaza and the high    raQlO   mOclQCcLSI  school, although no sewage en-    ******v   ��w��uvi��.*  ters it, refuse forms a potential    TEEN Service, designed by the  health hazard. young  people  of St.  Hilda's  Anglican Church, Sechelt, will  soon be heard across Canada  from the Atlantic to Pacific  Coast,  Under the supervision of the  Rev. Jim, Fergusson and his  wife Jill, the teen-agers dc-  signd this service for presentation at the Provincial Anglican  Youth Conference, held at Williams Lake last Thanksgiving  weekend.  Last December, the program  was recorded by the CBC sound  crew under the direction of the <  Rev. Art Hives, co-ordinator  for radio and television for Alberta and B.C. It will be heard  on Church of the Air at 1:30  p.m. on Sunday, February 20.  It will be a proud moment  for Sechelt knowing that tho  voices of these young people  will bo hoard throughout 10  provinces from St. John's, Newfoundland to Victoria, B.C; ��  r��#iftwJtaftftKi(^��t��.i4l��l��fe�� P  RICHARD, CRAWFORD & CO.  CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS  G. V. C. BAUM, B.A., C.A.,  .f&ltollWMtiif^itotlttllllftt**^^ L'' !'M*W��,  Resident Partner  :ftfa/4^ I t��niW��B#m���*!f IW  POWELL fyVER;  4695-A Marine Ave. \r 485-6088  '     SECHELT:  Wharf Road - 885-9515  GIBSONS:  1572 Marine Drive "-' 886-9212  $5,275.50 and total expenditure  including depreciation, of $5,-j  000.29, a surplus for the year!  of $275.21���the first surplus for,  some -years.   Income included; -  grants of $2,500 from the Vil-;  lage of Sechelt, $400 from Selma   Park   Improvement   Dis-;  trict, $250 from the Department'  of Indian Affairs and the balance from public subscriptions  and donations.  Fireball building, trucks and  other equipment is shown at  $20,214.71 and the only liability  $7,500 being tbe balance owing  on the bank loan which was!  obtained to assist in the purchase of the hew, fire enjetne-  in. 1964. ,-;���_: ������*:'���' t  The following officers were  re-elected for the current year:  Fire chief? Thomas H. Parish; Assist. Fire Chief, T. G.  Robilliard; Captains M., Hem-  street and T. V. Gory; Secretary George Adams. These officers along with W. L. Bill-  ingsley and Harold Nelson constitute the executive committee.  Fortunately, most newspaper  columns never have to support  anything weightier than a foregone conclusion.  Pender Soars!  STUDENTS Slave Day is being  introduced for the first time.  The student must buy another  and. make him work for him.  Friday is the official Slave  Day.  Vananda High School is coming down on Saturday to have  two games of basketball. Much  to our disappointment they  won't be staying overnight  Last   Saturday   our   teams  ���by Dale Cameron  went to Vananda���the boys won,  and even though a lot of effort  was put forth our girls were,  just beaten.        .  Pender   Harbor's   Future  Teachers, Bonnie Lee and Mike  Foley,,  left Thursday morning'  for   a\ two-day   conference   at  UBC.  Last, but likely not least in  parents' minds, report cards  come out this Friday.  ATTENTION  Pender Harbour Area Residents  Eaton's announces a toll free service  direct to our Catalogue Sales room,  Call JToll Free Zenith 6840  ��ATON'S OF CANADA  CURLERS '   "driiy ���"���������������-'���������'-������������>'"'���  ICE SKMfERS  All interested in the  .fformatibn-of-an -lcerRink  on the Peninsula  i ,!'���������  Write Box 381 or  Phone 885-2058  mffsaxwt iHMwMfiw I  ,!,;  iV  i

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