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Feeney reported that recent6  heavy fain' had held up road work but the  pavers were doing well under the circumstances. ;  He said he had received a number of  complaints regarding dumping of old autos  in lanes. "It is difficult finding out who  they belong to for they remove number  plates, -etc.,, he added.  The clerk advised that should' they be  Serving the" Surtshine'Coosta (Howe SoundtO* Jervis Inlet),- including Port Mellon, Hopkins Landing, Grantham's Landing, Gibsons, Roberts Creek,  Wilson Creek, 5eJma.Pprk,_Se<;helt,.Hc.f/t!OOn Boy/Secret Cove,.Pender Harbour, Madeira Park, Kleindale, Irvine's Landing, ���arl Cove, Egmont.  was ruled j>y council-last year as against    parked on streets and the owners located,  village bylaws  "Both driveways were��� on the plans  which were passed by council,** stated Mr.  Barnes. Village clerk, Charles Gooding explained that there is no bylaw against two  driveways but the usual rule is one only.  Chairman Hodgson said the plans had  not been brought before council "They  will be in future and I would like it known  that this is a ruling from the chair," he  said.  Mr. Barnes argued that two driveways  are" not allowed elsewhere, _ilso allowing a  garage of such size is not fair to other  residents. "You might as well let everyone  start building 14-feet-high garages," he  said.  council would be in a position to prosecute.  The chairman said the situation is. not  only a local one but is being experienced  in other provinces. Comm. Peterson agreed  but said he felt this is no reason to encourage tbe practice for many such dumped vehicles, are now showing up.  '  Regarding the recent incident involving  a heavy truck which ran off the highway  into a home on the corner of Bals Road,  Comm. Feeney suggested. the highways  department be asked to construct a guard  rail on the corner which has been the scene  of other such mishaps.  Council so moved and Comm. Feeney  said he would discuss possibilities of im-  He also pointed  out that the building'   provements to the road at that spot with  could easily be used as a workshop with    the highways superintendent  motors roaring  away,  or  converted  intb_  rooms and rented out 'for accommodation.  Comm. Fred Feeney explained that  apartment blocks are classed as residential  buildings but he was surprised to learn of  the two driveways and would investigate  the situation. The chairman agreed, stating he was -surprised and concerned to  learn it has been passed.  It was suggested that due to the ab-  sense of Building Chairman Comm. Jim  Drummond, the matter be held over to the  next meeting during which time the public  works and building committee will look  into the matter and report back. Mr.  Barnes was invited to attend.  The chairman asked that all 1967 permits be brought up before next meeting  of council for approval.  Stating he had had a number of phone,  calls from people who. preferred to withhold their names, the chairman said^ they  wished to know how much per cord the village had received for timber on the site  of the new reservoir. "I told them  I did  Slay of proceedings  in Port Mellon case  STAY of proceedings has now been entered against the second person charged  in the Port Mellon "body on the beach"  case and to all intent, could be the end of  the matter.  Charges against a seventeen year old  youth were dropped a few weeks ago when  a stay of proceedings was ordered.  Joseph Latham, aged 50, faced charges  of failure to bury a dead body without lawful excuse, and was charged after what  was believed to have been th body of his  son Ricky, aged 16, was found' January 2  hear Port Mellon.  Prosecutor   William   Craig   states,  the  stay of proceedings was entered following '  discussion with  the  attorney-general's  department.  Hydro banquet  SAFETY record of Secheit Sub-dis-y Burgess, Mrs. Alan Mcdonald, Mrs. donald,  Assistant Administrator  Q.  ytrict B.C. Hydro .with 34,909 man-'^R. Holden, Mrs. F. H. Norminton, Burgess, Secheit Sub^District Mana-  hcfiirs worked and only one accidei|ti^Mrs. D. Reid, Mrs.T__. Hefjsch, and ger Bob Norminton, Mr. G. Reeves,  Hktned employees a banquet held at. $trs.   C.   Reeves.  Standing,   Safety manager staff services D Reid, and  the  Jolly Ttoger  Inn  last  Friday,   Officer,   Metro   Region,    R.. Hoi- Distribution  Supervisor  Erich  Guests included (from left) Mrs. C>\ den,   Regional  Manager  AlanMc- Hensch.  Residential use  Regional Board approves  Egmont lease application  FIRST item on the agenda at the last meeting of the regional district, held in the  new quarters at Davis Bay, March 31 was  an application io lease Hand at the Skoo*  kumchuck for residential purposes.  Lands branch superintendent notified  the regional board of the application and  asked for comments on the situation.  Two lots, each of 100-foot frontage were  involved and although a lack of detail was  enclosed, directors decided the applications  applied'to property on the side of the channel across from Egmont, and not commercial.  Directors agreed with the chairman  Norm Watson, that there was no, reason  for objection and'moved approval providing access, would be-available to any pub-'  lie parks.  Director Cliff Gilker suggested that in  future, the clerk clip out any such lease  applications as advertised in local papers.  Drawing attention to the recent attempt to  lease Davis Bay waterfront for commercial  , purposes, he explained that the applications of a detrimental nature could quite  easily slip through. He also drew attention  to the fact that'an application was already  advertised for land to be used as a holly  farm and suggested this perhaps would  be worthy of Investigation;  Chairman Watson said lie could sec no  harm arising from a holly farm which  would be some years under development.  * ,0n the subject of the .Skookumchuck, the  chairman Nald he had been' told by MLA  Isabel Dawson that plans were underway  ���to push through an access road, to the area. -  Director John Dunlop of Kgmont said he  was aware of the proposal but had been  given to understand, the member did not  want publicity at this time,  \ Members of the press agreed to check  .with, Mrs. Dawson before publicizing the  matter, since when, it it has been announced at n public meeting by Mrs, Dawson who said local loggers were being  approached for estimates providing an access to Ihe Skookumchuk. f  Plan to establish another job by the  school board received the cold shoulder.  Letter from Secretary-Treasurer-Peter Wilson slated the board Is considering a part-  time educational director and wondered  would the regional bonrd be Interested in  employing the person appointed as regional recreation director for other half ol his  time,  Director Fred Fconoy agreed with the  chnlrlnnn thnt such a proposal was out of  the jurisdiction of Ihe board and added,  "we hnve more Important things to do than  afford that sort of thing.  Richard Kcnnctt of Gibsons wrote slating he Intended constructing n block In  Ihe village of Gibsons which would in-  cltidr- finnM stores and office accommodation. He wondered whether tho board would  he interested in renting space in the building.  It was moved to be notified'Ihe board is  already committed but lib letter would be.,  tabled  for future consideration.  On a suggestion by the chairman It was  derided to nonijnnte director (Hiker to at-  ��� tend a park nnd recreation seminar lo bo  held til Banff April 2.1-2f>, Kjtpcnses. will bo  borne by Ihe government department, re-,  creation commission and the regional  bdard.  , Director Lorne Wolvcrton suggested perhaps as a result of the seminar, mem hers  might: Ionrn what it Is all about, ��  flcg/trdlng Ihe p/vifw.wi gartw/A'r' /fl*'  trlct, Director Frmcy staled village offHb*  sons would not participate at this Unit! duo  lo  the  satisfactory  nature  of  Ihe pl'<;��cut  steo tnat as tne vii-        son and Bill De Hart Dotn nojci    last Friday are Mr. and Mrs. tt. JNei- i j -   j  garbage dump, the   industrial First Aid certificates, usi-   son,  Safety Officer R.  Holden and flOllOUrS   16001*11   DGIIOQ  boar* had lot 4, u would be a good plan   ful knowledge when working in isp-   Mrs, Holden; Mrs. Wm. De Hart and -���V*vm��_ ����� ^m* ���h JLi* " iwv__-^S��_L_,-._*��_.  ... ._  -��^��>^''a,wfw-'^''"natfld:'H_M^c'%_hitelir_r iri% lit#r~TV_r WirT'fce Haftf"  '* '     * employees o^SecbpitBubdi^cict, Ba*<^*ctatmi*&* . ,-.,_^...-,__..  ilar items. It was de-    iaieq   Piaces-   indulging ^ m   a   uroe    mx. wm. ue nan. , -Hyd^0 enjoyed a well earned banquet    man. who so loved thVSunshine'Coast died  arrangement. He suggested that as the vil  lage has  lot 6 as  a  good pla  to obtain lot 5 aa *  car wrecks and similar  cided to-itiake application for lot 5 for this  purpose, and also for use as access to lot 6.  The chairman expressed the view that  due to legal procedures involved, the board  should give consideration to preparing the  necessary referendum for the garbage disposal district.  Director Eric Prittic argued that it was  more important at this time to carry out  a selling job first, quoting,the example 6*f  one resident who was opposed to the proposals. '   /  '"  Director Gilker commented that so  many people got used to dumping outside  their back door or on a neighbor's property that they have become accustomed  to it.  Director Wolvcrton agreed with the  chairman that details should be prepared  ready for going to referendum and, it was  moved they .be f eady to present to the next  meeting of the board.  Pacific GMC president  Pender Chamber speaker  NF.XT  QUARTERLY  general   meeting  of  Pender Harbour and  District Chamber  of  Commerce   will7be   held  on Tuesday,  April ii, at Pender Harbour Hotel.  The chamber council is undertaking a  study of the Economic Opportunity Program compiled by the Canadian Chamber  of Commerce to sec whether this area  could be benefitted by, such a program.  The meeting will be addressed on this subject by Mr, Neil S. McKechnie, president  of Pacific. GMC Limited, Vancouver.  Meeting will start at 8 p.m. but there  will/be, a   dinner   at  (5:30   p.m.   for  any  member wishing to attend. Will any men.-1"  box Intending lo be at the dinner'please  confirm  with the secretary,  Mrs. Jo Ben-  Jafleld, nt 8R3-2330 before noon on Sunday,  April f>.  All chamber members  and  any-;  one else Interested are welcome,  Safety talk  B.C. HYDRO, linesmen Harold NeJ-    "safety talk" at the banquet held  son and Bill De Hart both ho|d    last Friday are Mr. and Mrs. H. Nel-  Hydro Safely Banquet  Authorized as second class  mail - by   the   Post' ^Office  _ Department, Ottawa.  f40teb  ����� Volume 4, No*. . 8  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 1967    lQt  North Shore regional  OAPO meet at Secheit  NORTH Shore Regional of the O.A.P.O.  ��� will hold its next meeting at the Legion  Hall, Secheit, April 12 at 1:30 p.m. Branch  96 will host the meeting and delegates are  expected from Gibsons, Squamish, Horseshoe Bay and all North Shore branches.'  All 'merqbers of the O.A.P.O.- are welcome  to attend.  Members of the Secheit Branch, are reminded   to   get  in   their   reservations   to  Mrs. A. M. Batchelor as soon as possible   ���  if they plan to take the Vancouver Island  trip scheduled for April 26-27.  Raffle tickets for a grocery hamper are  available from the secretary, Mrs. O. McGregor or any member of the committee.  Winner will be drawn at the next regular  meeting on Thursday, April 20th.  Secheit refuge harbour  bid deadline April 27th  ALTHOUGH no news release has been-received regarding fact, that the proposed  Secheit breakwater is out for bid, a legal  ad to that effect is included in this week's  Times.  As bids have to be in to the Dept. of  Public Works by April 27th it is assumed  the project will be under construction in  the near future and, no doubt, completed  this summer.  Many doubts have been' (cast as to  whether such a project can be completed  for the budgetted sum of $220,000 but general opinion of those who have worked  toward the facility feel that once started it  will naturally be completed and that no  government would be likely to leave such  ^job half completed, and most contracts  'leave room for contingencies.  Frequent resort guest  dies of heart failure  AN ardent sports fisherman, William Oliver was a frequent guest at Ole's Cove  spending many happy, hours fishing out of  Secret Cove. But on Wednesday of last  week he made his last set of leaders at  his favorite resort and caught his last  big spring at Sscret Cove.  Fishing out of Secret Cove at daybreak  on March 30th, Mr. Oliver felt unwell and  returned to Secret Cove. His condition was  such that Cunningham's ambulance was  called and,he was rushed-to St. Mary's  Hospital. �����  \a^JseS^y^aB! -fisher-.  Council approves .,.���.��  re consulting engineer  maintenance retainer basis  FOLLOWING a letter last September from  Martin :j. Dayton, consulting Engineer,  suggesting he be engaged on a maintenance retainer basis, Gibsons village council gave further consideration to the matter last week.  Commissioner Fred Feeney suggested  that as council is continually calling Mr.  Dayton over as a consultant, he should be  retained by the village. Unanimous approval was given a motion he be engaged at  expressed the hope that when possible the  village might consider extending the system. The Board presently serves nine permanent homes and eighteen summer residences.  The clerk explained that it would mean  installing a meter and charging for water  used.  It was moved the matter be turned over to the Water Commissioner Wally Peterson who said he felt the matter would  the rate of $150 per month for the remain-,   be best discussed in a special meeting af-  dcr of 1067.  Chairman Wes Hodgins said there appears to be some misunderstanding regard-  ingr which is the Memorial park. He explained that the small park at the corner  of Marine and Secheit highway is actually  the true memorial park and suggested it be  named accordingly.  Comm. Feeney mentioned the fact thnt  council hns already named it Gibsons Memorial park and added that it "is in fact  more of a memorial park than the,Brothers Park.  Comm. Ken Goddard reported he Is still <  investigating costs for float's at the village.  swim pool area. He said that at this time  he is looking into a type of float which can  be removed from the water during the off  season. Conim. Feenoy Is also assisting him  by checking on figures,  Letter from the Chekwelp Water Board  f stated it is understood the Gibsons water  ' situation  hns   Improved   considerably  ahd  False rumours  No hospital obstruction  MM assures questioners  ter adjournment of the public meeting.  Gibsons Village commission Adele de  Lange wrote expressing thanks for the  courtesy awarded her when she attended a  reecnt1 meeting of the Gibsons council. She  said it was a pleasure meeting commissioners in person rather than "via the  press."  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum , Society  wrote seeking permission to erect a sign on  South Fletcher Road for the benefit of  visitors. It wns explained council has already approved a sij;n and a motion made  the Society bo advised that a sign be authorized for directional purposes in accordance with a previous ruling by council,  It was agreed council accept 'the 'offer  of a Centennial tree by the Howe Sound  Women's Institute and thattho works foreman arrange for planting In a sultableioc-  ation.  Clerk Treasurer David Johnson was authorized to attend the municipal officers  conference to he held in Victoria May 2-1-2G.  Amount of knowledge gained wns jxdnt-  ed ,01,t and it was explained that during  the conference the clerks are able to gain  considerable experience hy hearing of pro  at the Jolly Roger Inn, last Friday: The  Safety Banquet "celebrated 34,909 man  hours worked with only one accident during the period Sept. 1965 to Sept. 1966.  Already the Secheit sub district is well  on the way toward another accident-free  year and trying for B.C. Safety Council,  bronze award of merit which allows two  lost days in a 21 month period.  Secheit siib district manager, Bob Norminton congratulated the line department  for the record set during 1966 and. introduced guests: metro region, regional manager, Alan Mcdonald and Mrs, Mcdonald;  manager staff services, D. Reid and Mrs.  Reid; .district manager E. S. Gregory and  Mrs. Gregory; assistant administrator, C.  Burgess and Mrs. Burgess; safety officer,  R. Holden and Mrs. Holden.  Commending Secheit sub district for the  record year, Mr. Doug Reid also commended the wives of employees for it had been  proved that a happy atmosphere contri-,  buted greatly to accident free industrial  records.  Following the banquet,, an evening of  dancing was enjoyed in the Reef Room at  the Jolly1 Roger Inn.  before reaching hospital. The Late Wm.  Oliver was 57 years old survived by his  wife Jean of 2240 Cornwall St., Vancouver.  Len Wray appointed  Fall Fair chairman  HOWE Sound Farmers Institute, re-appoint-  ,ed Len Wray as chairman at the recent  Fall Fair meeting. Mr. Alf Clarke was reelected vice-chairman with Mrs. Sharon  McKenzie as treasurer. Election of secretary was held over .for the next meeting  to be held on April ioth.''  Plans are underway for concessions and  entertainment and letters have been spent  out to judges.  Discussion was held on the possibility  of a meeting being held in the Secheit area  to encourage representation from more  people and organizations.  Anyone interested in this annual Peninsula affair is asked to attend the next  meeting to be held at 8 p.m., April 10th at  the residence of Mr. Gordon Clarke; North  Road, Gibsons, telephone 886-7719.  DIRECTORS of tho Sunshine Coast Regional District held a lengthy discussion  of building by-laws which included plumbing and sewage disposal, at the last meeting March 3lst' which was attended by Mr.  Bill Cannon, Chief Building Inspector of  the department-of municipal affairs,  Advising the  board  on bylaw  enforcement,'   Mr,   Cannon  emphasized   the ��� im  portance of appointing a building inspector  blems arising  in communities  throughout .'capable of carrying out his duties With dis-  the province    ' ' cretion and common sense. "By-laws are  AnotluV convention.'linion of B.C. Mm.-    ,,"sod ��" ,ho national  building code, thoy  icipall.lcs will bo held this year in Prince    ahva>'s  h��vc   b,"''s   bul   im>   n   vor-v   ��ood  ANNUAL   meeting   of   1he   Social   Credit.  party for this area was held March 31  at the Anglican Church hnll In Gibsons,  with between 30 and 35 in attendance.  Tho following wcro elected as officers  for the1 ensuing year: president, Mrs. Chris  Johnston, Secheit; first vice-president, Mr.  Kd Amlw*w. of .(,.tbs��ww; second vice-  president., Mr. C. Mandelkan of Gibsons;  secretary, Mrs.'S, Dawe of Secheit; treasurer, Mr. l\ Lee of Gibsons; membership,  Mrs, C. Chamberlain of Gibsons; publicity,  Mrs, V, Lee'of Gibsons; and Social, Mrs,  Frank Wyngaert of Gibsons.  After' the election of officers,, the guest  speaker, Hon. Uabyl DnwM>n, gave, a most  informative and Intcrestlmi talk on her  various   experience-,   1o   date   in   Victoria,  ���(.Wei .,<r.V,W.Y�� \Vi��i Tf.tfcC-.Vr'fih 'iWtr. tijtttl Ult ��� tfiith-  lions uf  reuii.i.al district.  Mrs. Dawson informed the meeting that  several blacktopplng Job. will be done this  year In the area and one point of interest  was to the effect that loggers will he asked  to submit costs to push through a road d>  the   Skookumchuk   which   would   certainly'  open up the area for tourists.  The one question uppermost in everyone;,'! mind was regarding the hospital  regional district, and as to how it would  affect us, Mrs. Daws><n assured us that in  .spite of tho rumors prevailing, there would  be no change or obstruction regarding our  expansion program for SI, Mary's Hospital and as far.as this area Is concerned,  there would be'no changes, and things  would remain as they are under the present set-up, She said that although it was  rumored that a three to six million-dollar  ho.spilal in Powell River .was contemplated,  llii.s l.s not .so. " '  At, ihe rlo.ie of ihe meet in;; ihe opinion  termed to be (hat Mr*, Dowm.n'n informal  talk and the question period had been most  cnjo,vable.i     \      ,  George. Commissioners, clerk and wives  will attend. Three day convention will be  September 20-23,  Necessity of t\ municipal gravel pit \vas  dlHCUHHod and commiMHioners Feeney and  Peterson were elected lo investigate possibilities of obtaining a pit.  Pistol League shoot  final in the series  FINAL shoot of the Sunshine Coast Pistol  league was held Sunday al  the Secheit  Hod and'Guri club. Series will recommence  next fall,  Final scores, following the eight contpc  titions  are;   Secheit  No.   1,   UW5;   Secheit  No. :\ 111(11; Gibsons No, 1, tlti>5;  Gibsons  No. 'i, wr., ucmp, vm,%,  Discusses by-laws . . .  Chief Building Inspectoi  meets Regional Directors  scqucntly other means will Wave to bo considered," he said, Although he failed to  suggest an alternative, he appeared to  feel the only real solution is a sower system, ���   t        -  Following n session of questions by Directors, Chairman Norm Watson expressed thanks to Mr. Cannon for his assistance.  Secheit Variety Night  brings, 100 performers  OVER one hundred young performers will  take part, In tho variety night conceits  to be held In the activity room of Secheit  elementary school on Friday and Saturday nights Of this week,  Sponsored by the Wilson Crqek Cubs  and Scouts, two really sparkling nights of  talent are promised, with performers from  Gihwms to Pender Harbour, Two local new-  ly formed le/naged bands .will 'perform together with baton twirler.s, step dancers,  residential school dancers and Mr. Klyne  ileadley's music pupils' who are now really  outstanding. ,  Admission prices are very reasonable,  7.Sc for adults, 50c .students and r>c for  children, proceeds going to a very worth,  while cause. Secheit Elementary School  students will be operating a concession  .IxmUi at i.\k'vu\lw.w��. HiW.\ ^v_\.ccd*:. swing-  to the elementary school fund. Show time  from' 7;.H) to i):;so p.m. Friday and Saturday. ���  r i  guide and cannot be enforced to the letter"  of the law" ho said.  He also explained ,that while an officious Individual could create a great deal  of ill-will* a courteous' person using good  common sense will be able to make the bylaws and regulations work. T  The Inspector explained that great  credit is due I hose responsible for drawing  'up the building code which, he said, is gaining rapid acceptance throughout Canada.  Asked the procedure regarding plumbing bylaws which are not Included In the  building code, he told the Hoard it simply  passes Its own by-laws. As lo budding, per  mil fees, this too is a matter for discretion  of the board, for fees vary In different district's.  On the question ot sewage disposal, Mr.  Cannon   pointed   out   that   it   is useless   to  Seehelt No., I were 1st in the  marks-  water is present, "Under sqch conditions,  man class  ami  Gibsons  No.   1,  1st  in the.    if water will not drain away, it is obviously  sharpshooter class, futile to expect sewage to disappear. Con-  4>77i  7* ' 'il  ,'f    '   7    i  >1  '  %'  4  !���  ''"i  V i\t *"t-'  "V  ���*>.y-'C  >'^'  pagjig 2. ftenirtsulo Times, Wednesday, April 5, 1967  ��� 'l!v. .���''���^.'���*'''"['"**^'M' *?'**" "?-"'"  lb "'."ii '    '   -"  miiiiii.    '���'���   ���'!���'   ���"'    ������   ii     ���mm-M���i...1 __-w-.ui     ���,.ll_-ii.-  ��� !������������ __.'._������  W*m&*0*0000000*B0B000BB0BB0B0B00BB0BB00BBB0BB0B00BBB00B00B0BBBB*  |i T-iE#_.NINSULA7^��e4       Telephone 885-9654  ified  K  ���BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB0BBB,  Published Wednesdays by the  Secheit  Peninsula  Times  Ltd.,   at  Secheit, B.C.  ^ ���  Member, Audit Bureau  of Circulation  Classified Advertising Rotes:  3-Lihe AdBriefs (15 words)  One   Insertion    , 50c  Three   Insertions    $1.00  Extra lines (5 words).. _..10c  (This rate does not apply to  commercial Ad-Briefs.)  Box Numbers, _ -lOc extra  25c Book-keeping charge is added  for AdBriefs not paid by publication date.  Legal or   Reader  advertising   25c  per count line.  Display   advertising, in    classified  Ad-Brief columns,   1.50 per inch.  COMING EVENTS  __L_ : _.  CENTENNIAL spring tea, Madeira Park Community Hall.  April 15th at 2 p.m. Sponsored  by Pender Harbour Auxiliary  to St.  Mary's Hospital.    194-18  ANNOUNCEMENT  FOR. membership or explosive  requirements, contact Wiljo  Wiren, selling agent, Howe  Sound Farmers' Institute, Reid  Road, Gibsons; 886-2014. Stumping or ditching powder, dynamite, electric or regular caps,  primacord. etc. 9172-tfn  _-_���-.������_���������-������'.I,-.,-,!���i������_r__ ���I... .1 i.   i.iiim.iii-   CARD OF THANKS  MY' SINCERE thanks to Doctors, nurses and staff, St,  Seary's Hospit^, ��� ^^helt Also  to relatives and friends frjfr their  flowers and cards during my  recent stay in hospital. ���Margaret Nystrom. 271-18  IN  MEMORIAM  IN MEMORY of my comrades-  in-arms . of 50 years who  fought in the battles' of the  Somme, Vimy Ridge (April 9),  Hill 70 and Passchendale. ���G.  S. H., Hopkins Landing, B.C.  193-18  IN LOVING  memory  of  John  Sinclair who passed away in  Secheit April 1st, 1963.  God saw the road .was getting  rough and the hills were hard  ... to climb, so -he-closed your  weary eyelids and whispered  "peace be thine".  ' Sadly missed by his loving  wife   Mary,   son -Tommy   and  daughter-in-law Helen..     205-18  PERSONAL  SPRING  cleaning?   Don't  for,  ge;t    the .Secheit    Kinsmen  White Elephant sale. " 7 i 30-tfri  FOR   Fuller   Brush   products,  Secheit area,  phone 885-9516. ,  'I   ��� 155-18  $250.00 REWARD offered for  information leading to the  conviction of persons responsible for removal of antiques  and pictures from a house at  irtopkins Landing, B.C. Please  contact RCMP Headquarters,  Gibsons, B.C.' where informa-v  tion will' bo treated in confidence. 9204-tfn  WHY endure what perhaps/ nature can cure? Herbal medicine is safe medicine. -Write  for an absolutely free copy of  "Herbology Health Magazine".  P.Oi Box 3178, Johannesburg,  South Africa. Please mention  this  newspaper. 70-15  pETS        ,' ,   ;. <    , i       ;  HOMES wanted for 3(months  old puph/part water-spaniel,  nice   pets.   Free.   Phono .��� 885-  9545.        : m-19  wWftMJ J��i|��)B��alOitft|-l*iiSwHi��phW>i[_,i  LOST  w��r*i>>i��iteV>> wla��r,i *M��nS7tW**i����*ifeW*fKW��*?�� ��Si��yj����*��^)*Jsa(fii*6Mis'  LOST on Thursday In business  block, Secholt. Pensioner's  black purse, containing .sum of  money.i Howard for finder at  Tho Tlmoo office, joo-10  __,__.___���_. X ,    ���    , ! ,    - , ' III..I-IJIIII   .'.i      .'it.'  WORK WANTED  >IWpl'l.l���aaW��WMWW'^_l��������mll|l|li.WM^  LARGK machine available for'  hoavy   clearing , or   grading.  Terms   available,   Call   Fred  Schroedor 885-0000, 5B-tfn  WESTERN and Country orch-  c&ixa for hire; Phono 885-2830.  ',  ,,140-21,  help Wanted (cont'd)  RELIABLE  baby  sitter in Secheit  area.  Phone any time  after 8 p.m. 885-9342.        186-18  SCHOOL District No. 46 (Secheit)  All  applicants  for janitorial   positions,  in   the ' various  schools of thi^district are advised that all. position have ��owL  been    filled.    Applicants    are*  thanked   for   their   interest  in  applying    All   applications  will  be, kept on file and in the event of future suitable vacancies,  . the applicants will be contact-"  ed to see whether they aire still  .available and interested.  195-.18  Mrs, Naida Wilson  Now ii years in business.  ON SECHELT PENINSULA  REQUIRES SALAL PICKERS  Phone 885-8246 or write c/o Boi  390,   Secheit. 8987-tfn  FOR RENT  NEW���suites, furnished or unfurnished. One bedroom,  bathroom, combination kitchen,  living room. All electric new-  stove and fridge. Phone 885-  9333 after 5 p.m. 8792-tfn  OFFICE   space   in   the   Credit  Union Building,  Secheit. 885-  9551. 154-18  HALL for  rent,. Wilson  Creek  Community Hall. Contact Mr.  Ray Witt, 885-9542. 9167-tfn  MODERN    units     at    winter  rates.    By    day,    week   or  "month; $50 monthly and uprAlso   full  trailer  hook-ups.   Mission Point Motel Ltd. 885-9565.  8982-tfn  NEW deluxe apartment, 2 bedrooms, laundry facility, $110  per monthrWhitakerBldck,"Davis Bay." Also small'office, $38  per month, heat and light included.  Phone 885-2280. -  "-        158-18  2   BEDROOM   house   at   Half-  moon Bay. Phone 885-9964 or  885-9713.' 188-20  ONE bedroom unfurnished apartment. $75 mo.  Phone 885-;  9344. ��� -   269-20  REAL ESTATE  FUTURE high class residential  property   in  Secheit.   5  acre  <~Iots,  $3,000.  Box  381,  Secheit,  B.C. v    8988-tfn  COMFORTABLE     2    bedroom  house  on   payed   road,. Porpoise,, Bay. .Fenced .garden lot.  Priced $6,750 with $1,650 down;  Balance at $50 a month, 6 per  ��� cent: int. Phone 885-9392.  ��� 192-20  ���,Yi' i ��������� ���<'     .7, "-7.     r   ,     .-���.,!.   , ��� ,    K, i ���,     ���,.'     p.  .,   (. . , ���'  2 LOTS in Secheit one fully  /������cleared  with, water hook up  paid.  'One   partially    cleared.  Easy terms available. Phone  ,,���' 886-71Q1, ', .������;,',...,.:,'.,,      ' 144:18  SACRIFICE sale���Secheit area, Davis Bay. 2 bedrooms,  all utilities, few steps to sandy  beach. F.P. $5,500, Terms. Owner, Harry Hill, '885-9764.  .'..'!,H> '"': . '    ,,'..'' ''    ' 2Q4-20  WANTED to buy~Waterfront  lot with or without1 house. Private party. Write Box 184, Pen-  insuja Times; Box 381, Secheit,  B.C. ' 184-20  WEI^OME BEACH - 189'  choice beach in this very desirable area (ovor 2 ac.), The,  attractive 2' b6di*oom bsmt.  homo features large rooms, over 1400' floor area, 2 finished  , rooms fn basement 'plii#. foundry and storage, A-oll heat.  Separate bench cottage, 2 car  garage, workshop, all with  heavy duty^^we. Greenhouse,  SECHELT^llOO' view homo on  bve^"'i~^"~3~bcat^bms;~Br)fl'c!  Iouh living room, largo cabinet  kitchen, "Fv\\ bsmt., double  plumbing, grounds nicely landscaped, PosHOHslon on $7,000.  down, take over payments, $85  per month, low Interest,  �� "  ROBERTS CREEK^-Cozy cot*  Inge.,. requlrej; some r finish,  ,, Kockgna rartgo;,, and , hot wntciv.  1 ac, on blncktop/ close school,  etc; $2(,000, ,do\yn on $0000 full  , price. ��� ' ���'       '     '. (||.1'1"    ; I ',  ROllERTC "CHEEK-You' 'can  enjoy complete privacy when  you buy thlw lovely 3 bedroom  bench   homo  on  l   nc,   south,  REAL  ESTATE  (cont'd)  W^tE1^FR>���6NT", Lot���Southern  ' exposure or small acreage.  Ocean view on Sunshine Coast.  Mr. Paul Decker 434-0584 after  6 p.m. , 171-19  WANTED���Waterfront property,  between Gibsons and Pender  Harbour suitable for building  cottage.' W. Filgiand, 158 West  63rd Ave., Vancouver, B.C.  183-21  TWO level main road view  lots I00'x200' each in Madeira.  Park. Water and power. Charles Lee, Madeira Park Phone  evenings 883-2607. 166-19  EWART McMYNN'  REALTY & INSURANCE  Box 238 Phone 886-2166  Gibsons, B.C.  Gibsons: New two bedroom  home on fine view- lot, fireplace, el. heat, full cotter, basement, large living rm., grounds  planted to shrubs, trees, etc.  This is a good buy at $15,800.  $5,500 down.  Wilson Creek- Waterfront home ..  On large lot, modern in design  and appointments, ample water in private system. Two bedrooms, living, kitchen^dining  and utility, sundeck. Magnificent views. $3,000 down on $15,-  800..  Roberts Creek: Three bedrm  view home on large lot close to  sea, handy to blacktop. Open  living plan, covered entrances,  carport, sundeck, good water.  El. heat, ample storage. $6,000  down on $14,500.'    '  New waterfront listings, Island  properties.  Do Wortman 886-2393    ^  Jack Warn 886-2681  201-18  PRIDE OF SUNSHINE  ���--��,,-, COASTS-*-:**,,  WEST SEOHELT-^-New 1600' of  luxurious ^living-, * Carpets, hardwood floor's, fireplace. 18x30 living, i^pm. 'Panoramic 'View of  Gulf and Trail Islands. 100' waterfront, double carport,. To  see is to buy. Asking $27,600.  Offers, good terms.  New on view lot, 2 bedroom  cottage, electric heat, hardwood  floor m hying room. Good terms  on $12,900:  Davis Bay ��� ,. ;  Immaculate 3 bedroom on corner lot. Dandy view and one  block to beach, 1 block to school  and 2 blocks to shopping. Very  good at $10,500 with $4,500  down.  Rustic Lodge on 1.45 acres. 7  bedrooms, 18x22 dining room,  lounge with fireplace, staff  rooms. Mountain view, privacy,  landscaped ' grounds. Two cottages, double garage. Could be;  lodge, boarding house, rest  home, OR exclusive club. Asking, $25,000.  W.F. lot. Browning Rd, ��� $8000.  W.F. lot Selma Park ��� $5600.  LOTS OF LOTS FROM $550.  Many to choose from,  TRAILERS  BIG MAPLE Motel and Trailer  Court has few spaces with approved' facilities availabfe. Ph.'  885-9513. , - 9019-tfn  BOATS & ENGINES  17'    BOAT    with  trailer.    Phone  885-2919.  cabin    and  885-9557    or  ,      180-19  FOR SALE (Continued)  __..-���-���   . i i   ���      .������...-  _..n-.���.���__i_-i__.ii���__.. i ii  ELECTROLUX accessories and  waxes are available aH E&M  Grocery    . and     Confectionery  Store, Secheit. Phone 885-9414.  4-tfn  LEGAL NOTICES  Dispatch from the farm*.��  B.C. needs more  of what?  17 FT.  Fibreglass speed-boat,  hardtop with 60 h.p. Mercury  for sale er swap for' half ton  pick up or car. 886-2924. :''  169-19 ,  13' FIBREGLASS and plywood  for extra strength. Windshield  and steering wheel. $200. 886-  7793. ./��� 15348  ��� i' .  DEPARTMENT OF - '  TRANSPORT  MARINE  SERVICES  P.O. BOX 1180,  VICTORIA,   B.C.  FOR SALE  One eighteen-foot (18') clinker  built boat, white hull, steering  wheel, white canvas top, windshield and gas tank.  This boat may be se��n by arranging with Mr. A. Boyse at  Gibsons, B.C.  Sealed offers of purchase on  an 'as is where is' basis-will  be received at the office of the  District Marine Agent, Department of Transport, P.O. Box  1180, Room 534 Federal Build-  Victoria,- B.C., up to 3:00  Monday, April 17th, 1967.  L. E. SLAGHT,  District Marine Agent,  Victoria Marine Agency.  Marcb 16, 1967.  163-18  ing,  p.m  Form No. 18  '���''.,-���*������      (Section 82)  LAlta) ACT  Notice of Intention to .Apply to  Lease Land  In Land Recording District  of Vancouver, B.C. and situate  at Trail Bay.  Take notice that James Brian  Bowyer-Smyth of Vancouver,  B.C;, occupation boilermaker  intends to apply for lease of the  following described lands:  / , Commencing at a post planted at the South East corner of  Lot 6, of D.L. 1379, Plan 11467,  Grqup i; N.W.D; thence 22  chains North, to the North  East; thence 15 chains East to  the North West corner of Lot  29, of D.L. 1379; Plan 1938;  corner of D.L. 1603; thence 22  chains South, along West boundary of said Lot; thence 15  chains West, to the point of  commencement and containing  33 acres, more or less, for th��  purpose of holly cultivation,*'  homesite, and etc.  JAMES BRIAN BOWYER-  SMYTH  Dated  March 4,   1967.  133���Pub..March 15, 22, 29, A. 5  DEPARTMENT OF  PUBLIC WORKS -  OF CANADA  WANTED TO BUY  KID GOATS wanted. Phone G-  .Charman   886-9862.     '   182-20  TENDERS  SEALED TENDERS  addressed  to    Supervisor    of    Tendering,  ��� i���-���     Dept.   of   Public   Works,   2nd  FOR SALE Floor,   Pacific   Palisades,   747  ��� ������ ��� ���-    Bute Street, Vancouver 5, B.C.  .USED power saws for sale. All    and  endorsed "TENDER  FOR  makes and. sizes, Chain���Saws    BOAT, HARBOUR,   SECHELT,  Centre,  Secheit, 885-9626. (    B.C."   will   be   received   until  8966-161'    3:00  P.M.   (PST)   THURSDAY,  SINGLE drum winch, V-8 mo-f   27 APRIL "1967-  tor good for boom winch with    Tender documents  can  be  ob-  400 ft.  half inch  line.  Charles >  tained  on  deposit of $50.00 in  Lee,   Madeira   Pafk.      Phone  evenings  883-2607. .165-19  FRAMING lumber, $50 per M  up, A. Simpkins 885-2132.  3-tfn  NAILS $12, 100 lbs. Vinyl Asbestos" tiles, 9x9, 10c each;  12x12, 15c each; 9x9 cOrk tiles,  9c each. Remnants, Inlaid,,,, 220  yards. Exterior paint or matte '*ial Construction Centre, 3275  finish  $3.95,   reg.   $9.95.   Shake 'leather    St.    Vancouver,    and  the form of a CERTIFIED bank  cheque to the order of the RECEIVER GENERAL OF CANADA, thrciigh: Dept. of Pubbc  Works, 7th Floor, 1110 West  Georgia Street, Vancouver  B.C. and can be seen at Amal^  gam ated Construction of B.C.,  2675 Oak St., Vancouver or 543  Bastion   St.,   Victoria;   Indust-  paint, $3.95, reg. $7.95. Interior paint, $3.00 and $4.95 per  gallon. Large stock of used  vacuum cleaners, A-l shape,  $19.95v and up. '1965 9V_ Johnson outboard, like new, $195.00.  Benner Bros. Furniture and  Paint Store,  Secheit, 885-2058.  124-14  Harry .Gregdry���885-9392  H..-B. GORDON &  KEN NEXT LTD.  ���  Secheit, k.C. '   885-2013  .-,,,,.. 197-18  "TENDERS' "''���"-"���"";."���"_  " TENDERS'    ' l       "'"���  School District1 No. 40 (Secheit)  Sealed tenders addressed tc  the Secretary-Treasurer, School  District No. 40 (Secheit), Box,,  220, Gibsons, BiC, and marked  "Tenders for Slto Dovidopmcnt, <'  Gibsons Elementary School'*  will be received untll.5.00 p.m.  April 14, 1067.      '  Drawings and spoclficatlona  aro available at1 tlio .School  Board pfflco In Gibsons,  Tho lowest or any tender \vlll  not'neccsfiarlly bo accepted,  The Board of School Trustees  School District No. 46^  (Socholt) Box 220  Gibsons;-B.C,*  ONE    piano,    good    conditio^,  1948 Prefect, new paint, good,, supplied  Post Offices at Gibsons, Secheit, Madeira "Park and Powell  River.  The deposit will be refunded  on return of the documents in  good condition within one  ���month from the date of .tender  opening, '  To be considered  eKth tender  must be submitted on the forjns  by   the   Department  I ���:%iife3^.#W7WSt*��W!^-iK^&^  motor, needs rear end; Phone  885-2278 after 6 p.m.        270-20  IF   IT'S   suits���it's   Morgans,'  885-9330, Seehelt, B,C.  8893-tfn ���  GOOD  Jocal "Ladner  hay for  sale, $i per fc>alc deHvered.  Phone 946-656_, 9046-tfn  GOOD fishing starts at Earls.  Rods, 80 of them, priced from  $1.75'UP. 886-9000. 203-18  3 ROOM cab|n for sale. To' bo  moved off property, $500 or  best offer,  Phone 885-9979,  185-20  5  PCE.  dinette  suite,  chrome  and sunshine yellow, $:.0. 885-  9433. | ,    19820  1948 JEEP station wagon*, re-  built motor, new paint; must/'  be scon, $450 or suitable trade.  Phono   885-9980, 199-20  ROTOTILLaSR In Al, condition".  A "bargain at $40,, Phono 885-  2887,-����w-�����,.��-����-*��-18!),20;,..  and must be accompanied by  tho security specified in the  tender documents,  The lowest or any tender not  necessarily accepted,  D, A- MUIR       Supervisor,of Tendering  ,   106���Pub, April's, 1967  i-iii��;,.?-.., ii , "'��� '.'i ,i  ',._5-ir��� ���. .1 in., as  BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH  SERVICE:  SECHELT  Sunday School ��� 10:00 a.m.  Church Sorvlco ��� 11:15 a.m.  Prayer ���- Wednciday 7:30 p.m.  REV, A. WILLIS, PASTOR  You aro Invited to attend any or each sorvlco  SUNSHINE COAST  GOSPEL CHURCH  (Undenominational)  Sunday School 10:00 a.m,  Church Sorvlco 11:15 a.m.  PASTOR REV.'S, CASSEUS  Wilion Crook Community Hall  ,    ,   Davit Day Road  by John Gould  ONE OF the candidates in our recentj^ec-'  tions bought liimself big billboards all-  over the place and his message was: "B.C.  Needs More!"-1 admit I wasn't too attentive, what with piling cordwood and all,  but I did listen some, and I never heard  this" character say just what it is he thinks  B.C. needs more of. So it looks to. me as  if the traditioal campaign promise which  heretofore has always had some semblance "  of substance is'now on a,par w|l;h an^,r,n|b;j  of-the-miil   Madison   Avenue iBla^|jj^s|i  toothpaste is 40 per cent mpj^70t^0e0  this corn oil has 60 per cent less ���l^'.'JJ.'C.  needs more. ',  ]  I have seen the pie-in-the-sky technique  develop. I have watched the new style pf  vote-'gettirtg amiability learn how to fill the  air nvith the sweet scent of ��� regimented  benefits and settle into a routine, but until  this year a candidate always seemed to  have something in jnind. It was the old  folks, or the, young folks, or some folks, and  you knew whether it was in education or  welfare, highways or foreign trade. This is  the first general invitation I've noticed���  a chance for the entranced voter to write  .his own joyful, ticket. B.C. needs moif-  (fill in the blank). -V  What B.C., and I suppose, any province  really needs, of course, i_��less. A good  deal less. I think we seed as much less  as politicians seem to think we need more.  Perhaps even more less than that. And  fewer. I believe a good' many fewer, here  and there, would help. Less, fewer, and not  so much. This, I know, is not progress, and  leadership, ahd forward-looking vision, and  consequently is not good politics, but it is  a theory I hold to ih the quiet of *my meditations.  I can remember withsome warmth the  firsl^politician I ever met, and on that  occasion he nailed down a vote ,without  promising a single thing. He was the MLA,  and he came to see my grandfather. There  was no radio and television then, and the  supermarket sell was far in the future.  Candidates, then, made up their own remarks and reached their own decisions-  there were no speech writers, psychologists  to advise about projections; and assistants  to plan ahead." Our MLA got off the boat,  hired a rig at the livery stable, and rode  out through the back country to call on  people. He didn't have any banner on his  vehicle, or a squawk-horn to announce his  purpose. Grandfather and I were cultivating corn. ' *������"-' /   At the precise moment, in fact, we were  sitting on the stone wall under an oak tree  on the knoll to rest Tige. Tige was old and  full of years, and knew how to cultivate.  Sut Granfather and Tige indulged me, for  I was small, and they let me think Tige  needed a driver., Tige know how to plod  down one row "without plunking one of his  big feet on corn, and at tho,��nd-be would  make a wide turn so-Grandfather could'get  the handles of the cultivator ^ swung about,  and then Tige would plod the other way.  With a grainbag over Tige's pitebj-roof  backbone for the closest we evp came to  a saddle, I would thus sit aloft and "drive"  Tige. I had no reins, and the only thing to  hahg to was the clipped mane, but I could  shout gee and haw, to which Tige, paid no  heed, and I could rowel him with my bare  ���ieeis, to which he paid likewise. I was a  obig .belp. But we had cultivated that morning, and as the sun warmed up we took a  breather, and Gramp and I were on the-  cstipne wall and Tige was pulling grass along  We edge of the piece. Then we saw r this  man coming up" the lane from the house.  We saw him turn a couple of times, and  look over the fields. H�� seemed to admire  tbe piece of buckwheat, and: at the corner  of the orchard he found himself a green  apple. He came along chewing at it, and  the blowing out the chewed-up the way you  do.vYou could see that he knew how to  handle green apples. By that time Gramp  knew who he was, and by the time the  man was half-way up the corn piece Gramp  called hello at him. He called back, "Good  morning, Thomas���you've got a good day  for; it!"  He shook hands with me in all the dignity of ambassadorial protocol, tousled my  hair, antl said I was a good boy. Then  he spanked old Tige on his rump and came  around to lift his muzzle and look in at his  teeth. The MLA and Grandfather both  laughed then, because Tige definitely had  40 per cent fewer, and maybe even more.  Tige was more than three times as old as  I was, then. Anyway, the MLA sat on the  stone wall with us and he didn't promise  anything. He didn't say he would change  everything and bring us .all sorts of good  things. I remember he got a knife from  his pocket and picked up a stick and  whittled at it while he talked. He listened to  Gramp and Gramp listened to him.  He^finally shut his knife together and  stood up. He told Gramp to let him know  whenever there was anything to write  about, and he shook toy; hand again as if.  I wereTthe personal envoy of some  tate, and he waiked down the lane again  switching at daisies with the stick he had  obeen whithng. I thought he was an awful.  mce man.  Maybe that's what B.C. needs more of.  WINNING  BATTLE  During, the first decade antibiotics were  in use- in North America, death rates from  tuberculosis, syphilis, dysentery, scarlet  fever, diptheria, whooping cough and meningitis decreased 56 percent  Gibsons weathef  Hea viest rainfall yet  inypast fifteen years  GIBSONS weatherman R. R. Kerinett reports:   Generally   speaking,   skies  were  ' mostly sUnny during the early part of  March but, gave way to wet and cold wea'-  ther for the last half of the month result  ing in well above average precipitation for  ��� the month of March In fact, March .22 was  the wettest day ever recorded in March  during the last 15 years, Overall temperatures were slightly below the .normal for  /this time of year,    7- , .,,.���  '  March    March    March  7  1967 Normals Extremes  Total   Precip.  6.12"   4.60"   8.67" (1959)  Daysr Preclp.' ������'  lV��       14       20   (1959)  Days Frost  Wettest  Day  Highest  Temp.  Lowest   Temp.  Mean TiJmp.    ,,  .13        13       ,23   (1954)  2,14V    104"   2.14" (1967)  59(16) 01        66   (1965)  25(1'3) 25        17   (1955)  40  !.    42        44    (196G)  ;..'-\ 7. ..,...,.. 36 ���'..(1955)  ���1711. I>ub, Mar, 29, Ai>. 6   i>nxcm |ow to moyt���l Mof-  fat cottage gas rango, 1  Beach oil range, Duo Thorm  oil space, hcatep, chesterfield,  Hjmnll fridge, bcdstcadH,. Vlow  < Roger's Gunboat Day Road,  Madeira Pa,rk, Ponder Harbour,  ��B.C 1IU-1H  BUILDING SUPPLIES  __ : : i   GIBSONS    Building    Supplies  Ltd,   880-?C42i   OlNohfl,   B,C,  Qunllty Roady-mlxcd concrete,  Serving ihe area for 20 .years,  " ,     ���, ���7..,i,t.,���* po.tfn,  FRAMING,    Xlnluhlnn,    altera-     ,        ..������.,    .    -,   ...  ���'Uohfl, Contract-*d.^h&ur1j^*toP��r-A-oUrh��nt'-|-8r^l^lro0"  ratos. Phon- 886-7168.       D3-lfi)    $��,00() down,      .   i   ���< y,      ,  CARS and fRUCI^S  1901 (3MC V* ton^lMJ, Curttom'  ,cftb, 4  speed  trails.   Itndlo,  Phono 885-0626, ���   31-tfn  1952   GM   PANEL,  priced   for  quick sale. Phono I/80-7101.  JAY BEE USED  FURNITURE  >hono 886-2346; Glbsona  Next to Kon'jJ Parking  :"    i-12-tfn  St: John's United Church  Wilton Crook, D.C,  Sundoy SchoolT-9:45 o,m,  Dlvlno Worship���'I I! 15 d,m,  ,  Led by Miss H.E, Campball  Expopt on 2nd Sunday each month  1    '   Family Service���11|15 a.m.  Dlvlno Sorvlco���-3;30 p,m'���  Led by Rov, W.-M, Gamoron  FOR   QUICK   RESULTS    ,  USe   TIMES   CLASSIFIED  MapWANTPb  ,*��-^/.^.��p. _*(-WH��-ti-flW��^.-8li��fc!��H>Wl(.'*  "7,M  CAaiSONTVERGREEN"  "���;���"; ��� co, "  ,, Roberts Creek  Salal dickers Wbnted  i i,  Huck 32c Bunch  'I  , Solol 33c BmocH ,  >   "ROBJ.HT8   CltEKK ������ Conveniently located 51 bedroom homo  -    over VA acres, Requires somo  *'*^~flnlRh'*1fork^-^,5W;^w~���-4'4^"  with panoramic vloyv, Spaclotis  vjew living room^^hoa fireplace,  ��� Sj, nice bedropmH, 3 pco, bath,  full basement has new A-oll  furnace. < Largo nttlc covld bo  " finished for 3rd bedroom. Only  $3,500'.    ,  1959 VOLyo 'Sport Mnn., Apply BnnJvbf Montreiil, Secholt,  Ph. 885^221. |        173-191  "mnPrA'MOlJTIfrtilnnt'nrmlntl  ����^ndlUonrM  9.173 after 0:30 p.m.!       202-lfl  Paint -Fibreglass - Rope  Gdnvas -Boot Hardware  ,<!'  ������^^j'ffL^r?!!.?8 K- DUTLER REALTY  ,     ����� "* fc_,��n__  eirt*M fmm  sforo ��   nN_.Ur\/\rVvaC  The I'rogronndvo Roaltor  ,; .Phone 8^6-2633  Ji��M lM7  7^h   -' "  r^'i r -L ��� ...  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ST, MARY'S���GARDEN BAY  SECHELT AGENCIES PATE PAD  ��� This froo reminder of coming events Is a service of SECHELT AGENC|ES  LTD, Phone Peninsula''Times direct for free listings, spccilyinn "Date  Pad", Please note that spaco is limited and same advance dates may  havo to wait their turn; also that this. Is a "reminder" listing only and  cannot always carry fujl cJotalPs,    , ,  April 5���8 p.m, St, Hilda's Church'Moll,'Socholt''Garden Club meeting.  April 5���8 p.m. Ponder Harbour Secondary School, Collin llanncy's,  "Land of Ancient Maya".  April 6~-2 p.m. St, Hilda's' Hall, Rco'."mbot'iha,'''Socholt' Ho'sp, Aux,'  April 6���8 p,m, Scchhlt Elementary School, Collin Hannoy's, "Land  of Ancient Maya",  April 7--8 p,m, Gibsons Elcrjiontary School. Collin Htjnney's, "Land  of Anclont Maya''.  April 7-8���7:30 p,m, Socholt Activity Room, Variety Nlnht,  April 8���10 a,m,-4 p,m, Hospital Cptfano, Thrift Shop,  April 10���8 p,m, G, Clqrko ros, North Rd, Gibsons, Foil Fair mooting,  *?>prii-r2=2'-'4*p;mrsfr  3 DBPROOM HOMB ��� WATERFRONT ��� tANPSCAPEP  7ROAT HOUSE ��� AfQIU FURNACE ANP FIREPLACE,  Call J, Andonon���885-205X  ,./  ,i  > * ��#��#.* f t.  Every Wo-nw-day 10 a.m. HolyiCommunlon  , Sf. HIMo't  I  > ���  rt -*  "^  .���'���'I  .���/��  -���{���.  "vi'LIWcTsraEf  Excollont m^lflrrT'lwiFrlii57''3*b��lroSmBTA*/'"  Oil furnoco, landscaped. Shop ft aaropo..  Torms arranaod or cash  $|5|Q00, Call'  Oob Kent ��>���., 685.9461 (No, 419).  Own your own  business,   Florist  Shop,  Loroo   turnover,  Wlro   sorvlco,  $5,000  will handle, For further dotalli call (tab  Kont(roa,fiB;i.9461,(No. 430)  "'"��"       WEST SECHELT '  .Twp_AlO0,.buUdlna lotv-Mor' V/ci,t.0ov  R'nnrl ot $900 aqd $](000', 4'/��� ncro (ol  ""Irnlw ond lots of wolor, } 1.750 coUi,'  Colj t, Surtoos 085.9303,  __^A_A-_MDARC3AIN.HAR0OUR.__^^_H-��  300 ft, waterfront, 5. room, homo" arid 3  acres, Priced to sell. Call E, Surtoos. 8-05.  ..-.     9303, (No, 413) \  Good view lof near Indian hlns Morlno,  120x1 j 30���$4,500 cosh, Coll E, Sur.   -   lons/805-9303. ((No, 429)  EGMONT TRAILER COURT SITE  Plu<, 12 bay rental Qordoo, App, 3 acres  V/lth 16&'.<vn SftCfftt B(-y.��Q(-.ft.,io-C90vlir  -���l?ll10rl5^^'or��'.?fial-VfllMpJlC..$.��.l.obCv  >3,b00 down, hot, on ����y terms, Coll h  Anderson 885-2053, (No, 391)      (l  t   *   *   #   *  t 1 ���l  ^S*^ -.^_v-ir>'S,''.*,t,*<,','-*'H1' *'t'"V'���*"P'-f>"*3:"*(-*,'A V-7��V-^"<r^*7S^W^,-^-'V"'<,p^<f^'*^,*^��"*"-��"*'�� ������a>a7��'<-<  * a: , 7- J     s      v  ^a-_a   a* S~ _��^*>r,Jj.  /  /  V  Halfmoon Bay Happenings  ���, '    '��� - ��� " ������' '  ,������'"���  ���  ���;    '" ������  -    ���  ' ���by Mary Tinkley  Ottawa Report   Fins and Tails  Wednesday; April 5/1967  The Peninsula Times  Page 3  ON APRIL 26, the first geese, were seen'  - to fly over the area and spring followed  close behind. With the arrival of spring,  -came quite  a  few families  to open up  - Residents of the area are urged to turn  out in force,for' the- "meeting at< Rutherford's on April 5 at 8 p.m. when Norm  Watson, chairman of the Sunshine Coast  ���The Times' Ottawa Bureau  DURING'this timt. of'relativet peace, the  ' kind of armed forces'this country should  have itnot-a question-which disturbs the  sleep of many Canadians.  Perhaps that "is why Defence Minister  their cottages. At Redrooffs were Dr.,and   Regional Di-trict,will speak aboufthe aims    Hellyer has been able to carry out1 a radi-  Mrs. Joe Paine, the Gordon1 Cruise family  and the Jack Temples. Mr, and Mrs. Jim  Rhoades were in Frances Avenue Mrs.  Joe Sallis is visiting her sister, Mrs. W. H.  Fisher of, Everfett, Washington.  ,./  Insurance  "See J. D. for Safety"  886-7751  and objects,of the regional district..  The documentary film, series officially  ended with the program, on (April 4, but  an ^ additional program will be shown on  Tuesday, April 11 at Welcome Beach Hall,  to include "Labrador Diary", and"'Batu  Caves"- which were unable to be shown on  the date scheduled.  Ken Moffatt has returned to Halfmoon  Bay where he will"work duing the summer months. He ( will return to technical  school for training in the fall.  FOR QUICK RESULTS USE TIMES  ADBRIEFS TO SELL, RENT, BUY, ETC.  %  Times Business Directory  MURRAY'S GARDEN & PET  * SUPPLIES ,  LANDSCAPING"- PRUNING  Gowgr Point Road  Gibsons^ B.C. - Dial 886-2919  DIAMOND W BUILDING SUPPLIES  Dealers for Westcraft Windows  Benjamin Moore Paints ond all  Building Supplies  Open Fridays to 9:00 p.m.  885-9704 - Wilson Creek  Phone 885-2818  NITA'S BEAUTY SALON  Open in the Benner Block  Secheit, B.C.  PERMANENT WAVES ��� TINTS  HAIR CUT ��� STYLING ��� SHAPING  9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday  TASELLA SHOPPE  Ladles' - Men's - Children's Wear  Yard Goods - Bedding - Linens  Dial 885-9331  - Seehelt, B.C.  RAY NEWMAN PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  HOT WATER HEATING  BUILDING & ALTERATIONS  Davis  Bay   Rd.,   R.R.   1,  Secheit"  Phone 885-2116 |   , ; 1   Scows ���: Logs      <s  .\  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  LTD.    ��� ,   !  Heavy Equipment Moving & Log T^wfng  L, HIGGS f  Phone 885-9425  PARKINSON'S HEATING LTD.  GIBSONS  ESSO OIL FURNACES  No down payment ��� Bonk interest -  Ten years to pay  Complete line of appliances  For free cstimote���Coll 886-2728  _rMM..,_~���������������������...Hi..!������.!.    ���  in-    mu.*,m,lmBmm-mmmmimm��mim..~m.lMrm.m~mmmmmm0mmm��,  SAW FILING SERVICE  Power Saws - Cross Cuts - Circular  Phone 885-9308  "\  L. & H. SWANSON LTD.  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ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  APPLIANCES ��� ELECTRIC HEAT  7.     :,     Phone. 885-2062, .  ^ ELECTRA-CLEAN  Upholstery Cleaning - Carpets  Furniture, - Rugs  For appointment Phone 886-9890   , , 1 L-_ -.   THE BEST IN LADIES' WEAR  THE TOGGERY SHOP L  Cowrie Street, Secheit  "f"'������".���'       Phone 885-2063  JOHN DE KLEER  Building Contracting  Socholt, R.R. 1 Payis Bay Road  Phono 885-2050      '  ..^u ;���: _. 1   TREE SERVICES  Falling, Topping, Limbing for view.  All work insured.  Full Information  Phono 886-2343  ARNOLD BLOMGREN  *"  T   "" "ii"-"1"'"'  ���������i������������-'"-' '..'- ������������'   mi. ���     i   ...   i  ji  I .1 ._.."���  John Hind-Smith  REFRIGERATION  PORT MELLON  Tt> PENDER HARBOUR  Phono 886-2231  from 9a,rn, to 5i30 p,m.  Rot. 886-9949  C ��YS SALES  SECHELT, B.C.  ��APPLTANCES-T"HARDWARE  HOME FURNISHINGS,  Phono 885-9713 ,  ���by Tom Porter  THIS PAST weekend I packed up my wife  ' and kids~ and headed for Vancouver Island. Lois and the kids were along for a  good time and I was after the oluslve steelhead, perhaps the word elusive gave you a  clue as to how I made out.  Early Saturday morning I was perched  ,on a bit of a cliff. I believe the trail to the  river has only been used by mountain  goats and crazy anglers, overlooking one  of the nicest pools I have over laid eyes  on. The river was a clear as glass (so ',  cle^r1 in fact that I blamed this for my  getting skunked) and I could see three  beautiful doe gently carressing the bottom.  I was down the bank as fast as a runaway boulder and in the 'matter of a few  seconds I had the roe on my hook and  had made one of my better casts, (you  should see some of my .bad ones). I gently*  bounced the tempting morsel towards my  resting prizes, knowing in my heart that  any   second   Bow,   Kapow! _ Well;. sir,   I  bounced that., roe tight  paist their noses  and the darn things didn't blink' an eye..  The letdown was almost too much for this ���-  humble being to bear. My heart _ahk to my  toes; my warm hands suddenly started to  feel the chill of early morning and if fife',  truth was known,!,.shed,aLsmaU,^ear.;Aft��r:  about five or six such performances -by  yours truly  and  my company of fish, T  guess the supporting actresses got a little  bored. They looked ray way and with a  flick of their massive tails were off to a  less distu/bing spot. ,  I worked that pool every way I knew  how, and a few ways I invented on the  spot, but the result was the same, no takers. Finally after two hours and 10 minutes of frustration I gave in and headed  for another stretch of the river.  The pool to be my next target did not  look half as inviting and the steelhead must  have thought so too. I didn't see one, I  didn't roll one and to add insult to injury  I lost tackle on every third cast.  After deciding it v/as just not going to  be my day, hopes began to brighten. There  was always tomorrow and perhaps April  fool's day was the one day of the year,  that Tom Porter should spent the day in  bed and forget about fishing. Anyway it  ,was0,a.;gQ9d....$eqrya.^  Sunday morning I was back at the pool  I had fished .the day previous. This time as  I looked into that stretch of water about a  dozen fish gazed back. Today was going to  be my day of revenge.  Well to make a long story short, Sunday  cal  military' reorganization   in  the   past  three-years with so little trouble.  The trouble is coming only now, when  it is probably too late to change the direction of defence policy.  The Conservative opposition,, backed by  retired admirals, generals and air marshals, is fighting to defeat unification���the  final step in creation of a single force.  The Bill .now before the defence committee will abolish as such the Royal Canadian Navy, the Royal Canadian Air Force,  and the Royal Canadian Army.  In their places will be a single service  called the Canadian Armed Forces. There  will still be soldiers, sailors and airmen,  but they'll all be members of the single  service. There will eventually be a common uniform and common rank* structure.  The unification bill follows three years  of intensive integration - of the armed  forces. After legislation was passed in 1964  without much opposition, the first steps  towards a single service were taken.  A single chief of staff replaced the old  committee system. The number of military  commands was reduced from 13 to seven,  and the commands were integrated according to "function rather than geography or  service.  This process of integration is now vir^  tually complete. Supporting services, such  as material, transport, medical services,  have been integrated.  Now the government is attemptmg to  take the final step���giving this integrated  service a new name, The Canadian Armed  Forces.  ' All the opposition is now concentrating  on tins current bill. Former serving officers who have resigned or were fired  come before the committee to say that  integration was fine and necessary, but  unification is poison.  They've made a powerful case, these  intelligent, tough-rninded combat officers,  against the government's policy. They  don't want unification. They don't want the  nayy...Joi lose,its identity. They don't want  '''''ewryOne',iC'i_iie"''same uniform. They don't  ivant the "military to be turned into a mobile peace-keeping force armed with billies  and whistles.  They've testified that morale in the  service is at an all-time low, that communications  have ...practically.... disappeared,......,was.'--no--o_iierent.v.To"put-"-it---bluntiyv--i got  John Fall Allison  m  JUPHII lil  ipnee  snakes  o pigs  WHEN. JOHN Fall Allison took his bride  into the Okanagan's Westbank district  in 1872, they found their land overrun with  rattlesnakes. ' {  They heard pigs would keep down rat- s  tiers, so they got pigs. But when the pigs  overran their garden they decided the  rattlers were easier to live with. And neither them nor their children were bitten.  This is one of the stories of the Allisons, who were honored pioneers of the  Okanagan. Their first home near Prince-  tpn was the subject of a painting by Edgar  Dewdney. But Allison is remembered best  for his discovery of Allison Pass used by  the Hope-Princeton Highway in crossing  the Cascades.  Allison was born in Leeds, Yorkshire,  and While still a boy came with his parents to settle in Illinois, sometime around  1848. Ten years later Allison came to the  west in the Fraser gold rush, to seek Ms  ^fortune. ^- '���'���������-���'��������� ���-    ���-   ,������-  Governor James Douglas asked him to  search also for a shorter route between  Fort Hope and the Similkameen. The Allison Trail that he blazed became a major  east-west route for travellers.  ' He married Susan Louisa Moir at Hope  in 1867 and. later took her on an overland'  trek with their first three children into the  Okanagan. But he never forgot the first  impressions; he had of the land near where  . Princeton now stands and eventually that's  where they settled to raise cattle and a.  family of 14 ehildfen. Allison was a pioneer  storekeeper and justice of the peace and  many of his descendants still are scattered  throughout the province.  FRANK E. DECKER, OPTOMETRIS1  Pal Block - Gibiom  \ '       ( i i  'Every-Wednesday  886-2166  I 6V S TRANSPORT LTD.  Phono 886-2172  -!        Pqlly, Freight Sorvlco to       /  'Vancouver   ���'   ' '!  _^ JrOcaJL& J^  ���.,.^���J..;^  ;      I        Lowbedv hauling  '."'.;���.' ,.    ���. ;EATONS���,    ,' 'i(  "WHERE TO GQ'f  _^that officers will flee the services when  -unification becomes a fact, that the Canadian defences have been seriously damaged. <c  They say all this, and they say it because of unification. But what they consistently attack is integration���the process  that has been going on, for three years,  that many of them developed and carried  out, the process they say is good.   .  This has' given the defence comniittee  hearings a somewhat unreal, air..,    .,;  These expert witnesses say that integration has resulted in economies ahd' efficiencies in the. forces. They're all for it.  But they're against unification. ,t  Then they pinpoint problem areas,,suc_t"'  as morale, the .changing defence roles," promotion systems, command structures,  training methods, which, are the result not  of the proposed unification, but of the integration which has taken, place in'the past  ,������ three 7ears.:. '..-���  These officers are pretending to support  integration while fighting unification, and'  this requires some pretty impressive mental contortions.  It   must   be   admitted,   however,   that  these   admirals,   generals   and   air, mar-  .., shals have successfully'cast unification; in  the light of the supreme evil.  They've been able to do this because  neither Defence Minister Hellyer nor any  serving officer has been able to make a  good strong case for creating a single  service with a common uniform and rank  structure. ;  Peep down, the retired admirals don't ���  really like integration. They've been able  to atta9k it directly by, attacking unification.  It can bo assumed that Mr. Hellyer is  not convinced that tho integration process  has been nailed down firmly pnoiigh, Without tho final,step being taken, serving officers over the next 10 years might be ablo  to dismantle soino of the process.  Furthermore, Mr. Hellyer's underlying  purpose seems to bo to create a distinctively Canadian, force, something that wll].;  bo recognized ns such anywhere in tho  world* For this purpose, tho unification bill  is Indosponsablo, , (  But if you don't accept this as a valid  " purpose, then the Bill becomes something  ^    less than Indispensable.  ! It's a pity In n way that there's is so  Httlo public Interest In this debate, Tlio  1 concept oC,a standing army la relatively,  now��ln-Xanada.��At.*tlu).-momont-thore^i8'��w-^������  a fairly widespread public fooling that  Canadian forces .can bost boj used as mobile peacekeeping units urmor' tho United  Nations or somo other supornatlonal body".  Tho/ military is almost unanimously,  opposed to this. It wants a combat force,  ready , to defend ��� Canada ,if necoHsary,  trained to kill,..to.destroy, to dovriatato in  any���dark���hour of need, ., . ,      .,  Mr, Hellyer haH never boon anxious to  specify exactly what kind of role ho sees  for tho unified Canadian force, U tho  Defence 7 Committee succeeds in clarifying  that, oven jUtf.H falls |o slop unification,  it will, have nerved a .useful purpose.   .  skunked  with  a  capital  'S'  Before you all start feeling sorry for'  me and sending cards of condolence, I  think I should explain a little about this  breed of man known as an angler. There  are only two things that keeps an ardent  fisherman fishing. Number one is taking  fish and number two is getting skunked.  Even though the latter happened to me  on my long-awaited steelhead trek to the  Island, I can honestly say that I had a  ball and you can bet your bottom dollar  that I shall return and next time maybe,  just maybe . -. .  For Safety's  Sake, Le? 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I   i ���  III '  ilt?r??r ���_-*_���   V"^ *"-_     **>S.      3\>U  ���Y-'  -���>.-.>���  --���   -���   --  ����>��V.'0.  .7  M  Minister of Recreation  v  . . .Eon. Ken Xierhan  *** ^.    J ThAe p.fnjns1uJ;rrT^es   ��� "��� ;    - -, "������   ���        ' ' ��� ��� Wednesday,* April 5, 1967  A look at conservation  > ���     '���       . ��� ��� *"*������  FOR A few minutes let's take "a look at    spawning   grounds   are   essential  to  fish,  some  aspects  of  the very  broad, sub-    winter range is vital to our big game ani-  ject encompassed  in the  word  conserva- �� mals.  Around Gibsons  mountain in a few brief moments than all  MR.   AND* Mrs. "Ron  Swabey have  sold.  .    ... . , ��� .     their property on Henry Road, formerly,  he open pit ���^'��^Jff^^_X^kiiowa as Cannery Road, where they have  in that .year, (over ^million cubic yards).  |lived for 22 years.  tion.  In total concept conservation implies  the preservation' and enhancement o| the  quality tof our environment and demands  the wise use of our natural resources.  There is, however, a wide variation in the  belief of  what sound conservation ,should  ��� mean and some extreme views favor the  .   idea 'that no use for any commercial purpose is the only method by which the desired level of "conservation can be reached.  There, are situations Where the principle  of none-use can realistically be applied  but here again such wide differences of  opinion exist that there appears to be no  general rifle that is capable of application.  In conservation as in every other aspect  ��� of our modern society we are faced with  the necessity of selecting priorities. The  establishment of a pulp mill in a community is hot an unmixed blessing and while  such an industry undoubtedly improves the  economic stability of the community it  a^so creates problems of air _iid water pol-  ^lution which must be dealt with.  POLLUTION  Pollution as a term lends- itself to a  wide range of interpretation.' People pol- '���-���  lute the air around them every time they  exhale,���close this room off from outside  air circulation and in a period of time  we would find the air had reached the point  of absolute pollution insofar as its capabili- ���  ties to sustain human life were concerned.  Just a word of caution then���in speaking  of pollution,, let us not engage in talking  vague generalities.  The fact that a pulp mill provides a  practical use for much of the timber and  mill waste which was formerly left ih the  bush or burnt in burners at the millsite  is a very real contribution to conservation  because the forest area is now more thoroughly harvested and much less waste  material left lying about to create a further problem.  The province in which we live is- in  the process of rapid development. Change  is a part of that, progress and it is un-  * likely "ffiatJthe-majority:  to halt thisljdevelopment. At the same time  however, v?e should not needlessly and  heedlessly destroy the natural "beauty pf  our land.  "Vyfiile some of the problems of both^air  .,, andlwater pollution,...are...��ffl..the.^subjecl.r,  of research it is obvious that we are making real progress and further progress is  at least in part a matter of continuing  public awareness.  Litter along  our  public, highways,   on  qur streets and in our parks has greatly  diminshed over the past decade but there  is still plenty of room for improvement.  In the provincial campsite-where facilities  for waste .disposal  are- provided  we  are  afble to keep the ���problem under control.  | Therei are many areas of Crown Land  in the province where tamping and picnicking by the public can be enjoyed provided the people using these areas make  their  own   provisions   for  sanitation   and  garbage  disposal. ,A  short-handle   shovel  for this purpose should be required equipment for1 everyone who makes use of such  an area. This should be obvious but the  condition of some of these  areas  clearly  indicates the lack of application of even  these  rudimentary   anti  by, some people  who use the great outdoors.  In some areas of our province, Winter  range is already the key factor that determines the si?.,, health and productivity of  bands of mountain sheep ahd herds, of  moose, elk, deer and caribou.  ���When' flying above our province one  realizes the vast areas that are mountainous and the comparatively small areas of  sheltered valleys and foothills. With the  coming of winter the animals are forced  from the higher;slopes...and must seek food  at the lower>%fels: ��� These lower levels,  however, are whierev we .tend to build our  roads, develop odr' cBlrimiinities and carry  on our. agricultural activity.  Heavy summer and fall grazing by  domestic livestock over the same area as  the wild animals use for their winter,  range can leave the area so depleted of  winter forage that .despite the abundance  of summer range at higher levels the wildlife can be faced with a major threat of  mass starvation in that three or four-  month period of heavy snows. The carrying capacity of many areas of the province is therefore predicated almost entirely on the availability of winter range and  in game management this is one of the  key factors upon which our biologists base  their recommendations.0 for hunting seasons, and antlerless hunting is a necessary  part of game management, since a doe  deer that survives the winter as a bag of  bones is not likely to produce a healthy  fawn.  Here again we come back to the question of. priorities. Which should have the  prior right on these vital winter ranges���  domestic livestock or game animals?  On one side of the question lies the interest of the farmer and rancher whose livelihood in varying degrees depends on the  amount of range available to his cattle  and horses. On the other hand if the winter range is not available to the wild animals in those crucial winter months their  survival is seriously endangered.  Ranges are being set aside for the primary or exclusive use of wildlife but one  of the basic problems is the necessity to  '��� show-the; comparative v  for .-this purpose in terms of dollars and  cents as against the benefit to be derived  from some alternate use.  While some useful work has been carried out in this field, we should remember  . there areJLmportent^..factors in, pur spciety  that cannot be accurately valued in dollars and cents and we cannot accept the  proposition that the dollar yardstick is the  sole measure to be applied in all cases.  It appears evident that in many cases  a variety of uses can be enjoyed oyer a  given land area if there is proper understanding among the various users and a  recognition by each of the other's needs.  In most cases it is possible to sustain  winter ranges in good condition providing  excessive grazing is not permitted. A  range once seriously overgrazed, however,  can require years of careful' management  to again reach its maximum productivity,  yet it should be obvious that maximum  productivity is in the best interests of aU;  range users. .     ,     .  Change is part of nature and if we seek,  in the process of our development" toifepre^  serve the best of our natural envirqnirtent  we must continually seek a better understanding of what makes our environment  tick.  - On occasion we will be confronted with  a situation where no compromise exists,,  the decision not to build the great Morran  Dam on the main stem of the Fraser River  despite the great economic and flood control .^benefits this . project offered, was"  based on the realization that-such a dam  would virtually wipe out the Fraser lUvef -  salmon runs, and the Peace River at a  greater distance from major power load  centres was the practical .alternative.  The decision to establish the Duck Lake  water fowl conservancy near Creston was  made in realization of the fact that if the  area Was not preserved for this purpose-  one of the very few major wiid waterfowl  nesting and resting places in the southern  half of our province would be eventually  wiped out.  In our efforts directed to conservation  we accept that change is inevitable, but  change, if carefully planned, can still preserve the, quality of our environment, and  in our nature conservancy areas spread  throughout the province we can preserve  intact for . our selves and future generations, nature at its best, unaltered by the  hand of man.  Let us not, therefore, concentrate our  attention only on those factors that are  wrong, to the exclusion of the many factors that are right, lest we erroneously  conclude thair-thfligs-are going badly when  in fact that is not the truth.  In 1945 their home was surrounded by  bush but working diligently and overcoming    many    difficulties    and    hindrances,  their combined efforts have resulted .in a  flourishing commercial poultry  enterprise.  The green and' pleasant acre's which now  surround them are a joy to see.  ���'���    Besides  poultry farming,   the  Swabeys  also kept a flock of sheep and  the first  iambs in the area -usually arrived at their  farm-  Mrs. Swabey's mother, Mrs. Duckman-  ton who- lives with them  and is  over 90  years old-is ready to go along in the Swa-  's   newly-acquired   mobile   home   when  the proposed institution.    '   _   ���  As her own personal Centennial project,  Mrs.' Green'has now \ present ed the tree  to .Elphinstone Secondary, School,^ hoping  that, it will serve "to inspire students to go  on to higher education.    , '  Mr. and Mrs. Ron Godfrey arid family  will be moving to North Vancouver at the  end of April.  Gibsons Volunteer If ire Dept., with fire  truck standing by, held practice on Monday  -night by burning some of the old buildings'  on the F. Jr Wyngaert Poultry Farm.  Mrs. Nuotio has returned from "a two-  Week trip during which she visited rfelatiVes ���\  at Los\Angeles, California,     '   ~    / ^l" g?,  Weekend guests'at' the home of Mr, and  Mrs. -Alf Clarke,- were Mr. and Mrs. 7CUK,  ford Clarke and family. .     ' "' - .  Easter vacation visitors at the home of,  _  their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Al $wal-1  low were the Danchuck family of Vancou-^  ver. Bradley Danchuck, who has been visit-/  ing the Swallow home for several weeks,.*  has returned to the city. ������        '  Glen ,n and Jim Wildon of Vancouver1  were guets of their grandparents, Mr, and*  Mrs. Ray Malyea. _   '    \  \  they leave next week for Penticton  ' Sincere good wishes go | with them from  many friends in the Community, may they  enjoy retirement after such a busy, active  time here. These pleasant kindly folk will  be greatly missed in the district.  In affiliation.with the University of B.C.,  World   University   Service   sends   on   exchange five students  to  the  countries  of  Jauan,   Germany,   Spain,   Yugoslavia   and  USSR,  tp study for one year.  These students  who have  gained   scholarships,  are  goodwill   ambassadors   for   Canada   while  studying in their respective countries.. Miss  Nancy Leslie, in her third year Education  at UBC, has been chosen to study for one  yeaf at the University of Keio in Tokyo,  Japan,  at Mita  Campus,, one  of four  at  Keio University  and known  as  the International    Centre    specializing    in    Social  Science orientation with emphasis  mainly,  on the history and geography of Japan.  ���   Over 300 missionettes attended a rally  at   Broadway  Tabernacle,   Vancouver,   on  Easter Monday.  Representing the Gibsons  group   were   Miss   Kim   McLean,   Debbie  Newman,    Corrine   Hicks,    Sally    Phare,  Vanessa McLean, and Randi Brackett accompanied.by their leader Mrs. B. Wisken.  Pastor  arid  Mrs.  Donn  Parke,  acconv,  panied by Miss CheryP Brackett, Pat Hicks  and  Esther Charman  attended .a  Christ's  ambassadors convention at New Westminster on March 31 and April 1, the speaker  was Rev. Ken Bombay of- Calgary, *Alb&rta.  Dr. K. G." Cambon and Dr. E. M. Cam-  bon of Vancouver relaxing at their Country home, the former Monteith property.  Miss Mary-Anne Moore of Vancouv_f  has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs?  Nelson Moore.  ,._.' Mrs. Fred Holland's i nephew, John  Henderson, a UBC student was a recent  guest of relatives in Gibsons.  .WVVtfWtlVVMWVWWWWl-VWMWVIfWVVWVVVWWWWMVVWVVVVWW^  Atre&df �� legend  before its pMlmfmn  Gibsons bowling  TOP SCORES for the week, Carol McGiv-  ern 722 (267), Freeman Reynolds 880  (353), Frank Nevens 834 (312), Taffy Greig  854 (338). Bowlers making the 350 club;  Don Skinner with 350, and Freeman Reynolds with 353. ���  Ladies Coffee: Ivy Richards 520, Iva  Peterson 505, Phyllis Hoops 524 (235), Hazel,  Wright 658 (231), Vera Farr 564 (232), Isabel Hart 528, Frances Scorgie 599, Donna  Forsyth 506 (242), Vi Peterson 557, Melody  Henry 628 (273), Alice Day 616. ,  Gibsons A: Alex Robertson 256, Magl-  reen Sleep 602, Red Day 603, Don Skinner  757 (350), Jim Chaster 248, Carol McGiv-       :. When Simon Fraser University was.still  f  ^FISHERIES  Part of our natural inheritance has been  an abundance of fish' and wildlife and while  there is a great,deal ygt to learn in relation to the managerncnt of this resource  we have made considerable progress and  our studies are continuing.  With rapid increases in our population���  almost 500 thousand people in the last 10  years���longer holidays and shorter hours  of work the pressures on parks, fish and  game animals increases GKryycar,.. Many,  of our lakes'" which have good fish raising  characteristics have very, poor spawning  CONSTANT  CHANGE  Watersheds can be logged and are being  logged,  without choking the streams with  SoUution1 methods  'd e bTi'"$> aI$ > destroying   the   spawning  pollution   metnoas    gr0UridS  I provided   the ^logging   industry  understands that it is not only necessary  but essential that this be done,  The disposal of mine tailings can usually be provided for in a manner that offers  the absolute minimum of offense to both  scenery and wildlife provided we are mindful of -thei ways, means and necessity of  doing so.  In our consideration of this broad subject however, let us remember -that the  Fraser River each year moves millions of  tons of material from the interior and deposits the silt that is .still building the delta;  The Stikine River in its lower reaches is  clogged with log jams, and runs a dirty  gray in early summer, yet no logger has  em 722 (267, 248), Freeman Reynolds 880  (272, 353, 255), Ken Herman 616 (256), Herb  Lowden 618 (253).  Commercials: Dave Hopkin 623, Lorne  Gregory 640, Shirley Hopkins 269, Alf Winn  604, Herb Lowden 621, Harold Jorgenson  662 (247), Marion Alsager 250, Murry Crosby 260.  Port Mellon:   Gerry Turenne 610 (246), '  Glyn  Da vies  246,  Taffy   Greig  663   (263),  Art Holden 251,- Don  McCauley  746  (303,  263).  Men's: Bill Peterson 657 (241), Art Holden 253,  Ross Joe 250,  Ed  Gill 601,  Rudy  Kurucz 272,  Freeman Reynolds 634  (273),  Frank   Nevens  834   (312,   267,   255),   Taffy ���  Greig 854 (338, 296).  * Juniors: Linda Mcintosh 310 (170)', Mar-,  tin Kiewitz 297 (172), Wayne Wright 260,  Colleen Husby 437 (235, 202), Ginny Alsager 244, Randy Whieldon 287 (165), Jim  Green 481 (225,* 256), Karen Brignall 329  (201).. ���"   '   ���'  at the drawing board stage, Mrs. I. Green  brought home a seedling from the site of  LOOK Magazine was permitted to publish only  a small fraction of this explosive book.  RESERVE YOUR COPY NOW TO BE SURE J $���  PUBLICATION IN APRIL^^77=7:^2:277^7^77^7:^^  Box381  Phone 885-9654  &MJiM��|MMMMMM��IMI<>lMMMUI��UMMWMMMMMMMyMM>��M^ MIMIIUUUUMIWIUIIMIIMIIM ��� WiWMIIMMi  1   ,������-" ,,  Would You Get Such Values?  Peninsula Plumbing Ltd.  Gibsons, B.C.  Reader'sRi  facilities and the, stocking of these Jakes,   logged this watershed. A single slide on the  with fry from  hatcheries  is an \ ever increasing activity of this department  The new hatchery at Bull River in the,  Kootonays1 lias greatly increased oyr  ability to produce fish for this restocking'  prbgram and places us in a much stronger  position to, keep up with increasing pressure on this resource.' . *  More istrin&ent control's ojj tho logging  nnd mining practiced where spawning  beds are involved Is materially aiding the '  preservation of natural spawning facilities  and restoration or Improvement of natural  spawning ground.,^ Is becoming a recognized method of conservation. ,  At Meadow Creek at the north, end of  Kootenay Lake, n large man-made spawn-;  Ing ground Js under construction to provide  for ihe, Koknnec thnt formerly spawned in  * lhe| Duncan* ��aJc<Twaiet^i^i^t^x^WliloTod^  to them  by  tho confitrucUon of Duncan -  Dam.    '     ' '"���" "'       ,        "" "' v  .   Tho   research  on   this ,project)   while  directed to dealing with a specific prpb-  1cm at tills particular location,  has  produced a great volume of basic Information  on Koknnec and Uieir habit/, which will undoubtedly   have   useful   application   elsewhere in the province, '        -- - -   It is Interesting to note that In the pro-"  ccisn of trapping and tagging Kokaneo at  the Duncan project the unusual size of  these land-locked salmon was officially i  confirmed. The largest specimen was  slightly over eight pounds, with substantial  numbers  in the three, 1q fivo-poumi  range,      ' "   The Kokaneo in Kootenay Lako ore,  " Uicroforo.'properirdescrlbed "*��r��* major  ��porta fish and warrant the .substantial  efforts being made by this department and  lately pflid for by B.C. Hydro 1o provide  adequpto -pawning grounds for the Kootc-  -���a��y Kokanec,.     ���_  _  ��� .... ^  In   tho   sanio   sense    thnt   adequate  Hope-Princeton Highway, just outside Man-  hlng Park, moyed more material',, and  created a greater scar on tho face of tlje  Letters to ttie<Editor must carry a signature ana  address, althQU&h a pen-name may be used jot  publication.  Gone crazy        \  '7  Editor, The Times 7   /  Sir-~)Mr. Pearson has successfully engineered the taking away of our Red Ensign Fl,ijg, how he has 'designs' on our'"Sov-"  ereignty as well. , I  Better watch this man', or we will soon  have nothing left that wc can call Cnnndn,  E. W. 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Atjeast'the  WHEN pu��Hc_ affairs "Ure handled by 'man who speaks up, whether he be right  people appointed or elected by the or .-wrong, makes clear the fact he is  public, thfere is no reason for cloak and not a dead-head ��� and the best a method  dagger   stuff,   for   the "electorate  has of learning'is suretyi by discovering one's  every right to know how it$ affairs are owri mistakes,  handled, who does what, and'how it is l   At a recent meeting of .Gibsons cqun-  _4one_ ���___, _ cil,_a- commissioner felt a certain letter  This, of course, is where the week- should be'discussed "in camera" because  The PeninsplqTimes       .' t   'P*9e'5  ,     Wednesday/April^, V&V\  Profile  -by Mary Tinkley  j>������~��,  ^w(^  ly newspaper plays a large part, pro  viding it is a sufficiently go-ahead paper  to print a comprehensive coverage without a centre of the road policy. Naturally in the event of certain groups insisting  on  secret meetings, the   news-  a local resident's personal affairs were  involved. This to some extent was excusable although we do not appreciate  this "holier than thou" attitude.  Climbing on the band wagon  last  week,    Commissioner   Wally   Peterson  paper is limited to printing just what the    obviously felt the idea should be ex-  groups would like the public to read  This is an undesirable situation  which depends upon the voice of the  electorate to rectify and in many cases,  providing rather more suitable candidates are available, the cure is eventually brought about.  Fortunately for the public, and indeed for commissioners or councillors,  panded to take*, in matters which were  strictly of, public interest. For reasons,  possibly best known to himself, he preferred the freedom of a.committee meeting in order to discuss what was a simple, straightforward matter of extending  water services. Nothing secretive involved, or should be involved. In fact  the chairman was obviously surprised  and quite prepared to discuss the mat-  commissioner had other ideas 'and it was  unfortunate  that  fellow  commissioners  call for in camera meetings are usually ter in the public meeting. However, the  quite rare. In fact, should a village  council attempt to operate under the  shroud of secrecy sworn by some public bodies, there is little doubt the municipal affairs department would soon be  making enquiries.  Nevertheless, it is always a source of  amusement to news reporters when, after  a short term of office, a new member  of council quietly suggests perhaps a  certain item of aeenoV be discussed in  committee. Usually, an\ efficjejat-chair-:  man or somewhat more experienced  commissioners" will refuse to go alonq  Mr. Harry Buss  ONE of the pioneers being honoured in this  Centennial year is Mr. Harry Buss of  were prepared to be dominated by one    Secheit who was born in Victoria on Sept-  man and go along with the idea  If this is what the public elects people to council for, then that is their prerogative,- but somehow we feel the tax-  payeti wqvild not welcome the fact that  Jheif taxes 'arei: being dea|t with behind  closed doors.  Frotn rthe point of vie# of The  Times^we could quite easily sit down  and #11 the paper with what is known  in  the profession .as  "boiler plate*"  ember 26, 1882. His father who had emigrated from Kent, England, had a ranch v  at Cedar Hill, hear Victoia. His ifioth|r  was an Irishwoman from Waterford:' '���������*'*"'  Harry Buss received his. early scjhoqling  in Nanaimo at tiie? North Ward School, but  when his",fath6r bought a ranch at i^uali-  cum, he: i;pjde the 7 miles to school at  Coombs'each Aay on horseback.aHe married his first wife M?ry in 1910 and a few  years later, tragedy struck then, with the i  death' of their small daughter following a  m       with such a proposal, knowing full well    0ther words, beauty hints, love lost let-    fail from a car.  nothing will do more to kill their public    ters and miscellaneous junk which pours Mr  Buss has Spent most 0f ^as life in  image. The public, as with the press, in through the mail and which, in our . the woods and has done almost every job  deplores this childish practice pf hiding " case, isRejected in order to provide the m a logging camp, including that of bull  behind closed doors for not only vdoes reading public with as much local news cook. As a young man, he logged on Van-*  it create suspicion, (it is indicative of a    $s we are, able to1 muster. couver island with oxen, but later moved  This  is   a   very   simple   and cheap   to   the   Secheit   Peninsula   where   horses  ^^^l^^-quI'"^ publication but' of    were'bemgusedrfle   preferred-horses*  no use to readers or advertisers. Naturally, if Mi is what the public is content  to stand for, our job would be an easy  one, but The Times does not think this  is so and circulation, which is now in  excess of competitors, makes clear the  fact that our policy of full coverage is  a right one.  person, ^ This own  feet and even worse, a bacl choice of  the voting public.  Naturally, one can, to some extent,  sympathize with a new commissioner  who, on reading a reDort of his activities,  realizes some of his comments might  have been better not said. However, we  alL learn from mistakes and it is far better to speak out than sit like a tailor's  which he says are stronger ahd quicker'.  For the next few years he worked in Jefcvj��  Inlet, Narrows Arm, Malaspina Inlet and  at Egmont. He is amazed at the progress  made   in* logging   operations  since   those  days.   With, motor   vehicles,   mechanized  equipment, powersaws, etc���, it is an enf  tirely different business these days.     &   *?  Mr.   Buss  first  visited  Secheit  in  thef  early I900*s, where he was employed as %'  logger by Cecil ^Whitaker. Secheit was. a"  very small place In those days. Apart'froni*  ... ^'"IJ'ft( -.-'��     the Indian village and church, there .was;-  INDICATIONS are that in the reason-    possible to encourage the type of pro- . UtUe ^j^Vfew houses, a store aWh  ably near future the present steady    gress so badly needed. The v_,tt|tude that    h6tel Thej;e were no roads but there wa|,  girowth of the''Peninsula vvifllhccelerate\ a quiet)' apathetic way of life is d^sir-    ? bridle trai> across to Porpoise Bay. WhetF  to considerable extent,, much of which    able, |s fine for the elderly and retired   he wbr^  will be brought about with outside capi-    but it does nothing for our youth* at.Egmont, he bought 18 acres there and it;'  '"   " It is, therefore encouraging to know  that there are possibilities of-."a drastic  change and whether it be Canadian or  American moneys progress should be  very welcome.       . \  Futurb pfuspeets sh0w premise  tal, indeed recent announcement of Trail  Island development is but a small bc-  ginning.  ;77.'7,.7:I:U':..77.7:77  Wml6 accent"��� has been centered  upon immigration from Great Britain  and Europe, little has been reported on  th> increasing numbers of immigrants  from across\tnc border. More and more  Americans, are abandoning the battle, of  cxccssiyc taxation and high speed of  living for the rather more peaceful and  infinitely less hectic exigence of western  Canada  l����et'@; farmer.  THE SNOW SADNF.SS OF JANUARY  ���by Peter G. Trowcr  The deserted camp  With our superior! climate, excellent  scenery, almost lethargic mode of existence, at; much lower cost, it is inevitable u,^ jis face  that a greiit deal of attention will short- - ,hc R)0^ mftW.wcathcr rnin  ,ly be JcxSusscd upon this district. luld ,ho yellow c��uits silent. .  Considering  proposed  facilities  nnd ,/,  those already under way,., it would seem Hypnotic sUlli-css  a  major part of anticipated expansion KripN lno log-dMnip,  wUl centre, around Seehelt, ���' Breakwater' tc,hcreU in Time  expected to1 go ahead this summer, ex- by whitc work.s,0ppUgc  tensive hospital extension in the planning .  .. hon.,..v hlftUIS  Mage, golf bourse' well  under  way  at lm�� hoiw��y wmii^, .  Roberts Creek; possibility of a senior, ^.tilcd *  . ciiizens homes project. All individually j0 lhe' ni,mh,Cross,of Destiny,  amount to a small advance along ; the - ^jt iii tHo  path of progress,  combined  they con- _ )cc_  Htitufo ��v substantia   ��ten fijrw��rd.    f b      f  By provid ng these facilities, ah lew ,     .,  groups of far sighted people are paving i����c.u.e��f our lives.  became   his   permanent  home   for   many,  years. At that time there were only two.��  other families in Egmont and ..they were  :the Alf Jeffries and the���Joe Silvey families.  They used to go to Pendier Harbour for'  their stores, until, with more settlers mov>;  ing in, two Japanese opened a store at Egmont and . ran , it successfully' until ,lhejr ,  were evacuated from the coast during the  second world war.   '  .���,"* 'When his, wife Ming May was having  heart trouble 14 years ago, Mr. Buss mov.  ed her to Secheit to be near a doctor. Sinctj  that time he has been caretaker pf the  Secheit Legion Hall, Hving alone there!  singe the dea,th of his wife. He has orio son,]  Art, a fisherman ,qt Steveston and 3 grand-|  children.            '' (.  "���''" '���'":��� '"������"���'^���";'"'"������',' ������^--������-'���"-������������"���������^"'.-���������'������- ������'�����'��������� ,-v;  Eight of the 16 manual telophone offices'  In the B.C..1 Telephone system arc schedu-;  led for conversion to dial service daring  1967. ���  NOTICE  ^��*JW^^*!WlM*S*_l_la)*WtW<***f!*��rf<WM.  groups   ....       ,    , ...  the road to a whole 'new future which  Will be deplored by those who prefer  rural living but Welcomed by the major-  It'y who have to provide for tho future ' ��wv  ol themselves and families, _^  Progress will bring with it employment; hospitals carry large sUd'f, lho  breakwater will be followed with marinas and related projects, a golf eourtie  with a club house also queans employ-*  ment. More Stores will follow all requiring 'stuff, , and ns population grows,'  small industries develop, At the present  time we see inany young people both  white and Indian walking aimlessly  around for want of employment. Many  of them eventually leave their homes for  whatithoy hope will prove,more lucrative,  pastures and only too often ond up in a  worse plight. >     ,     .  This wo have to combat, and al-  tlrotiglVKUclrcKpnnslori -and- growl h- is  incYltahle, it is up lo councils, chambers of commerce and others to do all,  Oar talk'In quiets'  old;  Inevitables  ��� .��**�����Uj( |.7*7#jWt:Sjs4i;*v  (��*��JiUKIWtH#,����aw(W<��lrf��Lrlf|i  l^w.^^^��*w_��l^��_��i^��M..-'lW^^'W"M>:*^^^^  CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE  MONPAY��� THURSDAY  1678 MARINE DRIVE-GIBSONS  Phono 886-9843  Doctor of Optometry  ���,     ', '''; > ���   ���'   ,   v  3t04 Vancouver Block '  Vancouvor, B.C.  Will bo in Secholt  Monday, April 17th  For an appointment jfoif  oya examination phono  805-0525  mmmmmm  t_i  'ry^gRvssg;^  i niiiiiliniitinHiHii.   .  '   '\M P%i   l  looKing tor new snopping Horizons  ^  1   r /    ��r  7 r f  '.�� ���  ^:  *_?i  merchants turn every effort  their best foot  real joy  always fo put  orwara so you can sno  \        -><i   *���<& f V  real selections  nan  fmtm,ml0m0m,mlmim!m,m,m,ml0m,m1mtm,p,#m!m,m,m,m,mfm)0m}0  'r.V*W*^wJr*<>WW.WVir^r>i**  V . ���  Published Wcdncsdnyi ��t pcchclt     ,  , gn O.C.'a SupshMic Coust  1 i>y'  Secholt Poi\ln-ul�� Times Ltd,  HbTi 3R1 - SoohoMi n.C.  Douglas 0, Whctlcr, ttdltof  S, H, Atsganl, 1'ubHslw  '   SuMrlpUOai Ufttcs: (In ndvnnco)  I-Year.$j. 2 Yonri., $9 r 3 Yonw, $13  (llowc Sound to Jmh Inlet)  * 90^0iBmB��mjmt,m00fmVf��MBmmmBmi  .mmmmmBimmB"**"''*  DURING OUR  FLAG WAVER  ^m^^^^^&^^f^si^^.  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of new iiiiiistiy in our future
EVERYONE pitched in to make the
Centennial Square Dance Reunion
something to remember and it was a
tremendous  success  right from the
Working committee
start with youngsters and pioneers
joining in the fun. Some of the hardworking committee members pictured   are   Frank   and   Hilda   Girard,
•Ken and Doreen Stewart, Helen and
Bill Weinhandl, Jean and Bill Scott,
Deanna Robertson and May and Bud
Blatchford
Squarenaders reunion
ONE-HUNDRED „ and .Iwen^ §quare
dancers attended the grand centennial reunion at Roberts Creek
Hall on Saturday with guests from as
far afield as Penticton. Lome and
JDooley, Mason, on the Jeft, welcome
Louise and Ben Mason, North Vancouver; Lee and Bill Davis, Lake
Cowichan; Mary and Jim Wardrup,
Penticton.
Chuck taster
SUCCULENT deep fried oysters
w€re served at the square, dance
smorgasbord, along. with l a variety
of tasty dishes. Bud Laird tries one
of Dooley Mason's sizzling delicacies.
v    -r-by Florence McSavaney
ENJOYING a wintertime holiday ~at Mica
Creek, on the pig Bend highway during
Easter Week, were Paul Becman, David.
Fossett, Bobbie "Gibson, and Phil, Reeves,
the latter from Secholt.' They were guests
of "the Murray McKcnzlc's who aro now
residing In that district. They report 20
feet of snow, which makes wonderful skiing.,The boys returned with Mjr. and ,< Mrs.
McKenzie,, who will visit friendjptor tho
weekend,.,
Mrs. ,C. S. Shupe and family spent tho
holiday at their home on Flume Road.,
Also here for the holiday but'not enjoying it very much is Mr. F. Horton. Mr.
Hortorj was taken 111 op Saturday and has
spent the last week recuperating In St.
Mary's Hospital, Also in hospital is Mr,
F. Field. , .
Mr, nnd Mrs, D, Macklnm have returned from their holiday in the 'sunny south.
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—With Your Neighbours
RECENT visitors to Secheit were Mr. Ed
Cook, a real old timers here from Prince
George and guest of Mr. and Mrs. Tom
Gory. Visiting from Golden, B.C. Mr. and
Mrs. C. Sadler and family at Tranquil ^
Tara.
Mrs. Sadler is the daughter of the late
Mrs. Jean Murphy. Also spending a few
days, Mrs. Dave Essen of Vancouver, one
time manageress of the Union Steamships
cafe on the waterfront, now known as the
Calypso Cafe. Also visiting from Winnipeg,
Mrs. J. Keil and son Garry, guests of Mr.
and Mrs. W. L. Parsons.
Miss Sheila Nelson, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Jack Nelson, here from Victoria. Hejr
brother Bobby went back to Victoria for a
few days vacation with her.
Visiting with Mrs. Olive Porte are
Flight- Lieut and Mrs. Roy Pearson of
Portage la Prairie, Man.
Mrs. A. A. French spent a few days in
West Vancouver, guest of her cousin Mrs.
A.  Maitland-Twigg.
Made a'call on Mr and Mrs. W. Young-
son recently. Mr. Youngson has recovered
from his operation and feeling much better.' In speaking of the old days here we
heard news,of Doctor and Mrs. A. W. Holm.
Dr. Holm'was, our,first resident doctor in
Secheit about 1939. Their first .child Trevor,
was baptised by Reverend Thomas Bailey
in St. Hilda's and Mr. Youngson and Mrs.
R. S- Hackett (deceased)''were his godparents,      y
They bought a house from Mrs, A. A.
French which later burned down and Rich-
ter's Radio and TV is on that site.
Dr. Holm is an anacstheist at Winnipeg
Children, hospital;   ,,    ,.,...'..'.,.    ,,,,, '
Their daughter, Joanne, was, according
to an article treasured by the Youngson's;
Manitoba's prettiest girl and was "crowned
Miss Manitoba in 1966, She was looking ,for-
w,ard to entering the Miss- 'Canada contest
as she, was runner'up, to Barbara Kelly,
November' 7th in Tornonto. Joanne is study-.
Ing at the University and expects to major
in fashions and child development. Also
had grade 3' in singing and seven years
piano training she has travelled extensively
andwas i,n tyalcfs as a member of the Glen,
Pierce choir. So "there you have It. Thought
you would be Interested In this news item
as both ,Mr. and Mrs. Holm wore very
popular during their stay In this area. Tho
doctor was most kind nnd made many a
trip to his patients both at Gibsons and
way, points when ho hnd a very busy schod-
uIq nnd thought his dny wns done,
Mr. and Mrs, Clnronco Nowcombo, real
ol-7<ltlmo«rosidonta*of-SochelUnnd*now-of
Korcmcof), B.C., wish to sny ;iiollo" to all
FIRST evidence of underwater mineral
deposits in a B.C. coastal inlet has resulted in a considerable .■•stit. It is of particular importance in this ?area because the
discovery, by a team of, UBC geologists
and bceanographers, was in Jervis Inlet.
The research group, headed by Dr.
James W. Murray, assistant professor of
geology and oceanography* found nodules
of manganese oxides last summer in 1,200
feet of water in the inlet.
Manganese is a valuable mineral for
industrial purposes, and is widely used in
the steel and glass manufacturing industry.  •   „
It is the first time that these minerals
have been found beyond the shoreline in
a B.C. coastal inlet or on the continental
shelf of the Pacific northwest, the doctor
reported.
"This is an exciting find, and one which
opens up the possibility that there may be
---aifl_-rwater deposits of minerals of commercial value in B.C. coastal inlets," Dr.
Murray said. He warned, however, that it
would be premature to attempt to mine
these minerals at present,- or t6 assume
that commercial quantities of metals are
available in B.C. coastal inlets.
ISOLATED  FIND
"In the first place," he said, "This is
an isolated find which only suggests that
there may be other deposits in other inlets. We have no evidence that there are
such underwater deposits elsewhere on the
B.C. coast. In addition, underwater mining is in its infancy. Some techniques for
accomplishing it have been worked out, but
the economics of such an industry are unknown at the present time.
"What we are undertaking presently
is a detailed study of the marine geology
to determine if the minerals are associated
with any special geological conditions;
and a careful study of the geochemistry
of the area- to determine the conditions
under which the metal can form.
, Dr. Murray said the nodules were discovered on the sea bottom 10 miles from
the head of" the inlet atop a submariher
ridge which rises approximately 400 feet
above two adjacent flat-bottomed basins.
They were located by Dr. Murray and a
graduate student, Bob MacDonald, in June
of 1966.
The  doctor  commented:
"The nodules are relatively soft and
couldn't possibly have withstood the rigorous forces of glacial transportation. We
believe, therefore, it is likely they are a
chemical precipitate either from1 sea water
or from water in the sediment.
"We think that the ridge itself was
formed as a result of glaciatio'n approximately 10,500 years ago, a very' short time
in geological terms.
"If these assumptions are correct, we
are dealing with a very rapid rate of manganese deposition."
CONCENTRATION HIGH
The concentration of manganese in the
nodules is very high. Tests carried out by
Dr. E. V. Grill, a chemical
at UBC, indicates a value of 38.1 per
manganese oxide. This is a relatively high
concentration in comparison to/th;e average for, nodules discovered elsewhere.
There should be no problems in the metallurgical extraction of the mangae_e.
Dr. Grill said: "The chemical processes
which cause the manganese to precipitate
out and form nodules on the inlet floor
are not'at all clear."
According to Dr. W. H. Mathews, head
of UBC's dept. of geology, any commercial
survey of the incidence of metallic minerals .in coastal inlets would be premature.
Dr. Mathews said: "Much, more basic research needs to be done on underwater
geological and' geochemical conditions be*
fore such a survey would be useful.
"If we could determine the conditions
under which metals would form in specific
instances, we then might be able to predict where it would be useful to look for
undersea minerals."
Dr. Murray said that additional tests
had been carried out to determine if there
were any other minerals present on the
floor of the Jervis Inlet ridge.
"We found that the manganese nodules
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Wednesday, April 5, 1967    '   , .
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, also contain major concentrates" of eight
elements, including magnesium, - eopper,
.aluminum, sodium and iron;' minor concentrations of six elements, including zinc,
nickel, molybdenum and 'vanadium; and
traces of seven, elements, Including silver,
lead, chromium and boron."
Dr. Gill stated that on the basis of
present information it appears .that 'the
Jervis Inlet nodules will not differ fundamentally in composition from those found
in other areas of the oceans.
Co-ordinating council
of°3e8arP?rafeenrt names officers for 67
CO-ORDINATING council to St. Maryfe
•■ hospital auxiliaries met on Tuesday,
March 28 at the hospital. Aiter-reports
were given and discussed by the various
committees, the meeting adjourned and the,
annual meeting held.
Treasurer's report showed that the council now has a small operating balance.
Volunteers had appointed Mrs. Ina Graf
as director at their meeting, with Mrs; McCourt in charge of hairdressing.
Showcase had also.done well and baby,
pictures continue to be popular. Showcase
is in charge of Mrs. Leola Hill. Mrs. Hill"
also gave a report of the thrift shop to date.
This seems to be a very successful venture and the bank balance grows steadily.
It has been agreed to operate.this during
the summer as well, as it appears to be
very popular with holiday visitors.
Officers elected for the coming year
were: Chairman, Mrs. D. Lhilp; vice-
chairman, Mrs. O. Moscrip; secretary,
Mrs. R. A. Swan; treasurer, Mrs. A. J.
Rutherford; publicity, Mrs. J. R. McSavaney; volunteer chairman, Mrs. Ina Graf;
Thirft Shop, Mrs. F. J. Willis.
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Tuesday through Saturday 5-11
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B.C. HydrojE^nounces;
AN ACCELERATED PROGRAM TO KEEP PACE WITH BRITISH COLUMBIA'S RAPIDLY
EXPANDING ECONOMY HAS NECESSITATED SEVERAL ADJUSTMENTS IN ELECTRIC AND
GAS RATES EFFECTIVE 1 APRIL 1967."
CUSTOMER GROUPS AFFECTED ARE RESIDENTIAL , AND 'COMMERCIAL ELECTRIC
CUSTOMERS IN ALL AREAS AND GAS CUSTOMERS IN GREATER VICTORIA. NEW RATES WILL
APPLY ON MAY BILLINGS.
,POWN*FOR'"THE-THIRP-TI/Vie
Many a man somotlmos feels that when , r ,       ,   	
he got mnrrlcd ho went down fbr tho thine! old friends. Recently had a visit from-their
time, In ancient Greek and Roman my tho- daughter, Mrs. Tom dory of Seehelt. Mny-
logy, thin Is exactly what 'happened, Tho bo making thorn a'bit homesick, oh?
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.(••Idenllai •|i«|ilc,rnt«» hove Qon« »<«wn,»hQrpl>' •|nc».th« formnllon. _f a -,   . - - _       - _    _      ^ _.        _v        /. _ , ^-^       u/    ' ,       ,  ��hi Eyfe  r*  ,,' A      .' J -rby John Dunlop  , YOU <lriv_ ofMTe ferry a�� Langdale, ~he&ve_  a". Wg, sigh of relief aiFd' relax,' You're  home   ag#n on  familiar   territory   and  -have left the'hustle end bustle of the big  ,  city "behind, at least until yqur next visit.1  Not fhat<a.jBhort stay in.yancouver-orany '  , other, large city is not an a eiajoyable and  looked forward to break, ih" up-country .  living. It is; providing that one doesn't '  stay rtoo long and can> avoid the heavy *  downtown traffic when going about one's i  business..  Getting together with family and relatives and the occasional visit with old  friends and acquaintances is part of the  enjoyment, as is browsing around the  stores, dining out and taking in the odd  show or night spot. These are some of the  things that one Jooks forward to, but bucking, the congested auto traffic in downtown  Vancouver is another story.  One way streets, traffic signals, no  turn, no left turn, no left turn 4 to 6 p.m.,  watching the car ahead, the ones on either  side, the fellow behind, the pedestrians  (or as Donna Vaughan says, the presbyter-  ians), and all the while keeping a wary  eye open for the boys in blue who might  tag an unsuspecting country cousin for  some unknown traffic violation. Just get  - behind the wheel after having one drink  and sure enough some clown will clobber  you, and try, just try to explain that one  to the traffic policeman who is sure to be,  there at the time.  Attempt to change lanes or turn left  where permissable and a hundred horns  will blare at you, even though your directional signal is flashing like mad for the  last block. At times like this I wish I had  the courage of a friend of mine who got  tied up in a traffic jam on Burrard Bridge  at the height of 5 p.m. traffic. The driver  immediately behind Art had been leaning  on his horn button for the best part of the  five minutes that traffic was stopped, and  needless to say Art was getting madder  at htm by the minute. At lasl he could stand  it rio longer and, just as the traffic was  starting to move aht-ad; Art jumped out,  raced to the car behind, reached in the  open window and withdrew the ignition  key which he promptly; heaved"* Over the  side of the bridge. "Now you have some-  thing to blare about." and with*'these, part-  1 ing words Art climbed into his own car  and took off, leaving the startled driver  to his own devices. ,  .? "Then there's the modern |day.version ���  of annoying happenings at the? movies.  The long-run movie picturizatioh of .TSmes  Michener's best selling novel 'Hawaii' is  well worth the $2.50 admission price, but  not when your seats are immediately behind those of three of Vancouver's chattering females. The chattering did not bother us too much, it was the continual lean-  ing-to-listen-to-what-the-other-was-saying a-  ttitude that interrupted our view. And with  high hair-do's yet; ^o, they were not teenagers but were certainly old enough to have  teenagers of their own. A few years ago  I would have asked.them to remove their  hats, but how do you gOj��bo��t asking three  determined looking $&W$> Either sltltii'l'*  or remove their hlgffl.-iiiledIwigs or* hairpieces. You just don"<-'if you know what's  good for you. /\nyhow, 'Hawaii' was a good  picture, an4, with the wide screen we at  least managed to. sec part of,the action, but  please .leave"', your hair ait home; girls,  next time ypu go to the movies^ '  , It is with similar thoughts that the ma-,  jority of Sunshine Coasters return from a  trip to Vancouver and most with a sense  of relief at being out of "the traffic merry-  go.round. \Vo hayje clean fresh air to  breatho, beautiful scenery to enjby, and  In addition a much more relaxed way of  life. Let us try and keep It that,way as  much as Is possible.  ��� '..'., i ���  EOMONT EYEDROPS  ' Raster weekend, swallows arriving on  the 24th, three days ahead of last year, the  Dorimans, the Harrisons and tbe Ferrlscs  , getting their North E({moh,t summer places  in order,''and.visiting tourists by the dozen, all of which marks the end o( winter  nnd the beginning ol otir summer season.  Oscar Nukkn ennio up from his tungsten  mines' at Forest Grove to join his Wife,  Janet, for a week's rest at the family residency The Nukkn's also entcrtflincd Cal-  gayrlles Mr, and Mrs. Vlnpcnt Gerhard'  and Mr, and Mrs. ' Michael Evlck, olcl  friends who came out to our land of sun-  shlnp to escape IhoremnantN of a prairie  winter, ,'',',.    '  ���llin and .loan Jeffries plnyed host to  Mrs, Eva Gnnnci4 and a friend from Van.  couver, 'Needless to say, good .fishing was  part of th'c-lr holiday and Eva, not by any  means a stranger to local waters, 'look  1 h'o'r'flhn'ro,"   '  Joan nnd Earl Roherlall of Ioca, and  !!?��ltifll,i!!>'i.,8l)i',P,L'3 w00"^ the home of  , our north Egmont, banana bolters, (Sounds  like the roplncombnt for I.SD, ,'Axc.l," but  ��� you fellpyvs across .the Inlet know It Isn't  m'c'hnt that way���I hope.)   * ��� ����-���-"���  Jim and 'I.l/,' Moore, of Hlchmond garage fame, are spending the April 1st weekend with VI and Gone Bcrnt/icn, LJ-Vn aunt  autl uncle, Officially, lo pick up young Peter and Hilly who have spent the Kantcr holidays hero, but also a golden opportunity  to get away from business for �� few day's,  eh Jim? ' ��  What, price a molybdenum mining venture In-the St. Vincent's Hay,, nroiv In, tho  near )uture7 Unconfirmed ropprt Is that a  wollrlioelcd syndicate of lower "mainland  buNfnosHnien havo Investigated the posslh-  ~IlltU^foWlu.-dlntrlctrhnvofoui.d4l.om ex-  treinoly favourablo and, will go ahead with  'actual operations In tlio foreseeable future,  J'  >       I  Wednesday, April 5, 1967 The Peninsula Times  JRage?  Plrnilfl   ���%*_%���**_%_�� fr  ���     ��� WM     IIIWMIVIII  GENERAL Chairman of British Col- Halfnioori." 6ay   Centenftial jDijmer  umbia Centennial Committee Mr. with  a  Pioneer  Medallion, 7Mr'.  3.  L.   J.  Wallace presents  the  oldest Milford McAllister was .born in .St.  pioneer  present   at  the  Redrooffs- John, New Brunswick, Feb. 2, 187,7.  Happy atmosphere . . . L   ..'.���  Eleven pioneers konouied  at medallion presentation  BBK - .<t"      '  WH1SN pioneers of the Halfmoon Bay area  were honored on April 2 at the Winning  Post at Ole's Cove, 43 people sat down to  turkey dinner. Never did the Winning; Post  look lovelier and the whole atmbsphere of  the party, was happy and gay. '  ? fjie itables^were *decorated^OTth*ceh-'  tennial place mats and delightful floral  arrangements of daffodils and other spring  flowers. The ingenious;place cards, each  decorated with a maple leaf banner, were  the work of Mrs. Stephanie Hooper's Halfmoon Bay art class.  Among the 11 pioneers being honored,  there was only one woman, Mrs. Grace  Curran. She and Mrs. Swain, who accepted the medallion of her mother, Mrs. Clara  McAllister who had died March 3, 1967,  were presented with corsages of mauve orchids. The male pioneers wore carnation  boutonnieres.  organization and secretarial work.  .?:'      Canadian Medical Assoc.'  ^A&0NG;the several causes of food poison-  % \^ing/ sstaphylocoejcal  food  poisoning   is  t ^probably  the  most   common  of  all,. the  ,'Canadian Medical-Association reports,  7J'   K This type frequently produces outbreaks  ,^'at banquets, camps; weddings and public  -[ institutions, and may involve a variety of  foods such as cheese, ice cream, cream-  1 filled  bakery   goods,  potato and  chicken  salads, gravies and mayonnaise^ The poi-  ��� soning results in foods which" are infected  ��� \when, handled by kitchen staff with septic  fiai)ds,' and are allowed to stand in a warm  A room.'While standing ih the warm room,  ' a bacterial toxin is produced and is not removed by subsequent refrigeration.  I      One yery -sieve/e type of food poisoning,  ! 'which fortunately^is' rare,' is called botu-  ' Jism/ Most outbreaks  of  botulism  occur  from the use of home-canned foods which  ^are improperly processed.  '  ' Chemical poisoning of foods 'is not uncommon. For example, if acid foods are  placed in cadmium-plated utensils such as  pitchers or ice trays, sufficient cadmium  is dissolved to cause severe illness.  Another .type of food  poisoning  occurs  1 when  shellfish^ which feed on  poisonous  foods such as sewage, are eaten out of season. Also, plant poisoning, especially from  inedible  mushrooms,   may   cause   severe  illness and even death.  The CMA recommonds the following  precautions to avoid the above-mentioned  types of food poisoning-: (1) When attending public 'gatherings, especially during  the summer, avoid the many questionable  foods..mentioned above if they have been  unrefrigerated more than six hours; (2)  be sure your methods are scientifically  correct and well-advised, if you do home  food preserving; (3) do not eat shellfish  out of season; (4) avoid the combination  of acid foods and cadmium utensils, and  (5) beware of inedible mushrooms.  If you are unfortunate enough to encounter food poisoning, consult your family  physicians promptly, the CMA advises.  FRANK E. DECKER,; D.O.S.  OPTOMETRIST        ^  BAL BLOCK/GIBSONS  Every Wednesday - For Appointment 886-2166  The Canadian Armed Forces  THE GREATEST SPECTACULAR  IN CANADA  J5  Chairman Ed Stu tees introduced Mr.  L. J Wallace, general chairman of the  Canadian Confederation Centennial Committee of B.C. and the executive secretary  Mr. R. H. Gillespie, who had left Victoria  at 6 o'clock that morning in order to be  present.    ���������-.. ���%, -���������7 . ���.,��    ,.*,        .>���  Replying, "Mrf?WalIace said it ^ was a k  CITATIONS  ��� .Georjge  Cranswick-iBOrn May IS;,  iti Peel County, Ontario. -Farmer, Carpenter, landscape gardener.  Wiltert Granswick���Born April 8, Tti&l,  'in' PeelttCbun^;J6nt^  struction worker. d ' " ��  E. P. Curran���-Born Winnipeg, November 23, 1880. Electrician at Pacific Mi^ at i  Ocean Falls. '      '���*    ���  Mrs.   Grace   Curran���Born   in * -Norfolk;  County, pj^rio, j^ua^ JB, 1888. jerked ';  for the Customs "and[Excise iia^ Vancouver,  ih the Customs Office at Ocean Falls.and  as   bookkeeper  for   Pacific   Mils,. Ocean  Fails. '.;;:.;  Maynard Dubois���Born May 1, ;L8_$,>n  Robson Street in Vancouver. Lived. 40ayears  in Pender Harbour, engaged in fishing and  logging. ���'"***",:'  ^Rev.   Canon   Aan   D.   Greene���BSorn   in  Oruiia, Ontario, February 18, 1889.J Chaplain in the First World War. 48 years with  , Columbia' Coast Mission, including 23 years  as superintendent. "  '"1" '  William  Grundy���Bom in Toronto,  No-  . vember_ 17,   1888.   Salesman for   c)olgate-  f^PalrabHv* Company for 25 years.  ii   J.&MUf<Mft^McAllister���Born   St.  "' A submarine telephone ��� cable linldhg  Powell River with Vananda on Texada Island measures 19,000 feet in length.  BRYAN E. BURKINSHAW  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  ZURICH LIFE OF CANADA  Box 500 -tGibsons, P.C.    r  John,  1700 Armed Forces Personnel  in two hours of fthrilling  entertainment,' action,  pageantry and excitement  EMPIRE STADIUM  IAY 31 to JUNE 5  TICKETS: ADULT $3.00 * $2.00  CHILD $2.00 - $1.25  TICKETS  7    NOW ON SALE  VANCOUVER  TICKET CENTRE,  630 Hamilton St.  Phone 683-3255  -     ALL EATONS STORES  No-Telephone  ���Reservations   ' '"'  great pleasure for;him and. Ntt. Gillespie    Nfw,Bru|iS^E February 2, 1877. Fisher  t~    mAa>��    ��h'��    niA^.^n.a    !��    a...a.U     Kaik...tit..1     _..-_ ''-i'_'_.     ���__;.i_'_"   M���...    Tl���. _....__!. 1     ���_    r,;   *JW*Wl��^WtflW��,��!fl*f>*M.l*W'^!'-.^.'  to meet the pioneers ;in such beautiful siir  roundings. He said he could not think Of  anything" more important in this centennial  year than, to honor the people who h^d built  this country of ours. He said there; had  been much deliberation bef6re the qualifications of a pioneer were decided upon.  The venttiai decision, 75 years' residence  in Canada, he felt was justified by the  Bible. "Did not the Bible say," he asked  Canon Greene, "something about the .span  of a man's life being three sqore,years  and-fifteen?"''     '.'"���'"  It >vas felt t|iat those people who had  lived 75 years in Canada had contributed  a great deal to their country. He said  there , were 10,000' registered pioneers in  B.C. and that this province was the only  province son honoring its pioneers. Ho  urged the piSnccrs to wear the medals ori  appropriate occasions flitid to display them  in conspicuous positions in their homes,  -  Mr, Wnllacc congratulated; I. W. R. McCrady and Maynnrd Dubois who were the  only two pioneer.1? present born In B.C.,  and he congratulated the rest on having  enough intelligence to move to this-province.   '       ... . r .:   . .< ���       '",, ,;y .���  Canon Greene, replying for the pioneers,  said thnt probably many of them felt t'aoy  'wore not the pioneers, but rather the  children of tho pioneers who hnd laid the  foundations upon which C��nadlnns of later  generations could build the Imposing structure that is Cnnndn today, llo said tho tribute, being pnld to the pioneers is really  a tribute to all Cnnndlnns, In the curlier  history! of our beloved land who lived  simply, worked hard, f��ccr br��voly the  hnrdnlitys and truRcdles common to pioneer life and shared each other's Joys nnd  -sprrnwsrcpnimendlnR-thcmselvos-dnlly*to  Ood,  Tho chnlrmnn Ihnnked IMr. Wnllnco nnd  Mr. Gillespie for c6mlnK so fnr to present  ���, jU.id pioneer niodnUtons, He also expressed  IfinnkM to Mi'N..I��nol, Allen and Mrs. Groin  .loi-Konson for their banullful floral docorn-  tlons nnd to Mrs. Tinkley for hor help'In  man arbuntl New Brunswick and in Rivers  Inlet.   '    . "."   " Vyy.       "}'  ��� I. W; R;' McCrady���born New Westminster, December 15, 1887^; the grandjson of  United Empire Loyalists," Engineer at sawmills and canneries. Twenty-three years at  Imperial Canneries at Steyeston.  J. H. McLean���-Born, at Cleator Moor,  Cumberland, England, June 2, 1889 and  brought to Canada when 18 months old.  Twenty-three years safety inspector and  general inspectqr of I the. Workmen's Compensation Board.  , Charlie Reese���As a small child Was a  refugee' from a bush fire at Kapiiskasing in  Northern Ontario in 1888 in which his parents perished, Actual ago unk'nown, IWork-  ed on farms. ,       ; '  Robert Scott���Born, at Cambelltori, New  Brunswick, July 28, 1888. Construction  worker and shovel operator. ,       ���< .  Melvin Wlsor-^-Born at Cooper's, Falls,  Muskoka, Ontario, iNovember 15,; 1872.  Logger nnd teamster. Camp foreman for  the Spanish River Lumber Company for  nlhe"yenrs, No, 1 shlngl6 man nt Home  Brothers Shingle Mill, North Vancouver  for 15''years.  Mr��. Clara McAllister ���(Posthumous  Award) Born St, ��� John, New Brunswick,  Mny 1883 and died Mnrch 3,,19G7. Mednlllon  wns accepted by her dnughter, Mrsf Wm.  Swain. ,  i!f' 1  VULGAR LANGUAGE  ,  In tho dnys of tho Rontnn Empire^ there  whs nlwnys n difference' between spoken  nnd written Latin. The latter.wns tho Inn-  . gungo used by the gront clusslonl Ronnm  writers, whorons tlio former embrncod im-  Tnoftusn}DllOirlUlAyflnr"Aha,"10flfi:tKATB!l��BRl'  cal oppressions. Evontunlly, siwkon Lnlln  drifted so fnr nvvny from written Lntl,n thnt  It beenmo nn nlmost "entirely now tongue.  It wns known ns Vulghr Latin nnd Is lho  source from which the Romance InngungON  (chiefly French, Italian, Portugese, Ru-  mnnlnn nnd SpiUilsh) doyoloped.   , r��  ua-^li^TjiMtTi^Tiiivw^ I  '* 1lte#^��lSltltn!��i8_f��.AlBSt*_i.(S_  A $500 grant may be claimed under  17 PA  1th'  i  7   _?  i V.  "    I  V'.  I'  u  IV  '��'!  .��.  - ..Jl��i_saw4,���w_MWv4!*w��^nl^*)^^  imm^'^^mi^^iMttm^^^^iu,^^/ wj 4*i*i��j*'kt!'iwj(  tm^Wv*^ Ajwtn. #4  'V  THR TIMES IS A  UNION-LABEL NEWSPAPER  ���P  WANT ADS  OFnMlUOHS  m^mJ^mmJmmmfmmiltmmm^  '"���  "T(moi" AdBrlflfi  "'vHfKsoflTljuv.'trcint  tradol  |||J|l|lft<����Bff^'  Versatility Plus , *.��.  Fl^pna^igl  A vonatHo twitch to  a new hair stylo or  color is ai oaiy ai  flipping on o.bcauti-  fll vrlg or halrplcco  Horn our stunning  collection.  a^ jGibson Girl Beauty Centre  /stSli^'Soo.ldo Ploxo, Qlbjorn Vllloo- -.Phono 006-2120  the terms of the Act Respecting Provincial Grants for  Home Acquisition by those qualifying under the  following general conditions:  1. You must have bompleted the construction or contracted to purchase a home'or  ���" eligible apartment residence on or afterAprlil, 1966.  ��� '   ' "'  % You must h^ve been a resident of Britleh Columbia for one year prior to tne pup* ' ,  ,  chasoorthocorjiplotionof construQtiori of your home. ,'      ,     .  ' " ���'       '    '". ���'''   y   '       ' ���' 'f".\';v  v. ��� ��� ���   '    .:    ���'' ' ���       ' i''     '     *  3. You pannot have ro^telve^l Homeowners' Grants exoeeding $500 in total,    .  i /, 7 ' i    " ' ,  -~ -   * 4* You muat oertify that-thlsis to be your-placo of. resldencorfor the next 5 years, - u....  B^mi^-iws-fit^. *_> i4*��W**��  '1  ..,'.���.., 5, T(iose wishing toapply wrl tq to the ^t | gi bill ty C6 m mi tie e, Pi^ rll at me ht, BtiW tt ings,  , .      , yiptoria,'British Columbia, or any Provincial Government Agent.  U�� 11  M 4aa^��Btim 1W7��1^��1I��� 11.  Wu.ort��-lit*ii��(4*^i>*-�� Jayw *j-i (-l  ���H:>  ! n  a*Ml��*"rtft*��W��WP^ltKa<*��^-lf(ilrU.till(  ^A'm.wf**'** w w^ W  GOVERNMENT OF THE  PROVINCE 0^ BRITISH GQUBI  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE .  H6N, W. A. C, BENNETT*, Pfomlor and Mlrflster ot Finance*  0. S. 6RY50N, Depllty Minister of Finance.   '., ,  ���������"r'T  V-fti ���<     tJJrmlthUS**-!. (#"t  \t��*0f^f~i  I   ��M^t^7*WltW��V'B��nt***ilM|.rt*��> #1hJI����W1��-*aM,��*Wf[alJBl(��#����  l*Wrt-B*f_fBl  A  'M i  "���� ^.��*> u ��*.* at a*��. #��0W a>f^#  1     i , i'     UK,  7��. aavaaa nh wa^^W- TW***** f��f&M Na>��  77'  UOi,i,i,l  ,.i i  '///  ��� 'i'i i.'  7i *��� i   la    i   in    V i��  'I   V ir   ��� i,'<\Kil\l\t^ Hi'fciY .l"i'����il,|.|JJ Ii ttf' t^Vj^wfA ,'f '  ' i ���     y >'    i'   it1   < ,' i�� "i-   "���'. Mi." iW i.'.i '', ��,   mNI; n -17     jl  ���^jTfrmjyyw^  ^  ���$  Pender High-Light  rm  ���by Donna Vaughdn  SHALOM! This is a Hebrew word-meaning    dead.   The- distress   signal   "May   Day"  _   *V*"l3.        . h. . %*^* *   ���.   *  Ma*,   u.uu^.        ... .  peace. Since we have just gotten over  the Easter holidays I thought this would  be an appropriate way to open my column,  and for" those who share my interest in  etomology, to mention the development of  this word and several others. '  In the Hebrew language shalom means  peace. In Israel it is used as a greeting  meaning both hello and goodbye and is  ierived from the same root as complete-  .uess and holiness. The idea implicit in  this being that of goodwill and 'peace .be  with you' rather than mere,ly a superficial  greeting.  Arabic, which, like Hebrew, belongs to  the Semitic branch ��� of languages, has as  its equivalent 'salaam' which is also an  oriental obeissance. Due to the Arab conquests to spread Islam, the word was carried eastward even as far as Malaysia  where it became in the Malay language  'salong.' British soldiers stationed there  brought it back home as 'so long.'.  Have you ever wondered where the  term 'eavesdropping' originated? In medieval England houses were made with curved  troughs projecjjag^lfut over the sides of  the roof to<?arain away rainfall. These  eavesdrops, as .they were called, made convenient hiding places for the unmannerly  'clods'���they had them then too-^-who were  not averse to standing under these eaves-  drops' to overhear what people were doing  in their own homes.  . One that quite surprised me was the  origin of the word 'teetotaler.' A member  of the Temperance League who was also  a stutterer ardently advocated t-t-t-total  abstinence from all alcoholic beverages.  This amused and was repeated by so many  people that finally the rest of it was dropped and the expression 'teetotaler' was  coined.  There are many expressions we use  without knowing. why. For instance, we  speak of someone being up on his high  horse. This, like eavesdropping, dates from  the age of knights in shining armor. In  those days when a knight prepared for  battle he donned his heaviest armor. To  support bis weight he needed an especially  strong horse. Therefore he would get on  his high" horse" whenever he prepared to  enter into combat. Nowadays whenever a  person is in a deligerent mood ..we say'  he is up on his high horse.  Speaking of horses leads to Lady Godiva.  When she made her famous ride the only  person rude enough or should I say lewd  '.' enough; W peep through the shutters at'tier  ���was" a. taylor named Tom. Hence the name  "Peeping Tom."  The term "hitch hiking'' also has to do  with horses. In the days of shortages two  people often set out on a journey with but  one horse. The first rider would proceed a  few miles, dismount and hitch tiie horse,  Jeavmg it _br Ms walking companion,  while he continued on foot. This combination of hitching and. hiking led to the term  "bitch hiking."  Since we started discussing foreign  words, here are a few more. The expression  "cbeck-mate"  used in   chess   comes  comes from the French m'aidez meaning  "help me." Diabolical originates with the  Greek "Diaboles" cr devil. This world  also .appears in Spanish as Diablo.  Being curious as to the views of my  class mates on foreign languages I asked  them if they had a chance to learn a foreign language which -one they would choose.  It would appear that certain languages;  seem to be more popular than others judging by their' frequent occurrence 'among  the replies I received. Five votes for Italian seems to indicate that the "language  of love" is popular around Pender. Four  voted for Swedish^ and one each for Danish, Latin. Gaelic and German. Two chose.  the French language���may their dreams  come true. Russian received two bids and  Latin only one. Spanish was second in the  running with four votes.  Ole!  Three month jail term  on each oi tour counts  MARSHALL Joseph Billie of Secheit was  sentenced to three months - in Oakaila on  each of four counts when he appeared before Magistrate Charles- Mittlesteadt in Secheit March 29.  Charges, arose on a series of offences  including driving while impaired, driving  while his right to drive was under suspension, intoxication and consuming in a  public place.  Billie, age 22, has been given every opportunity by the police during recent  months but has continued to end up before the magistrate. Each sentence will run  concurrently which means he will serve  only three months.  Vancouver resident, Hans Kessler, employed at Powell River faced two charges  arising from a motor vehicle accident last  January 8 in which he sideswiped another  vehicle while passing on a double__solid  line.  "Both autos were heading for the ferry  and it was agreed the matter be di-epssed  when they were aboard. Since then, police  offncers had been attempting to trace Kess-  ler. Appearing in, court March 29, he was  fined $50 for driving without due care and  attention, and $25 for failure to submit an  accident report.  Peter Charles Emerson of Gibsons,  charged with being a minor in possession  following a dance-at Roberts Creek, also  appeared before the magistrate March 29.  He was fined $50.  a   ****T  I.  *  * j*. ���       _4   �� t ��  ���   _E "  #*a4*-  .V  SI  A*^_  ? -f vV**Vs_       ' 1** * -"���__.*��"}  *���-_-.   -~ -_.-.T--. *v* .- "f- a. __>**  ?*y'7',s\   '  ��� i *A .few  Kwakiutl totem  AT A COLORFUL ceremony on lie  Notre-Dame, a 65-foot Kwakiutl  totem pole carved by Wes't Coast Indians was unveiled in front of the  Indians.of Canada pavilion at Expo  67. Highlight of the traditional ceremony was  a  series  of  songs  and  dances performed by Kwakiutl Indians from British Columbia. Guests  look on in fascination as an Indian  demonstrates the Hum Sumph or  masked raven dance. A section of  the totem pole is seen at left."  BC crait at Expo . . ��'  Traditional dances, totem pole  at Indians of Canada Pavilion  Explosion in trailer  burns elderly woman  MRS. C. Harper of Madeira Park was rushed to St. Mary's Hospital on Saturday  morning   suffering   2nd   and   3rd   degree  burns after an explosion in her trailer.  Mrs. Harper Who is 80 years old was  from the Persian 'Sh_k, mata'-the King is    JjfMag her rock gfs .stove ual 7 a-m- ^hen  -���������������������������.-.., .-,..������; .3117.:,'-;.,,:',,r.s.;..;^"Ja.i..!��.--.^i-,ii��>^S:.w.. -.there -was 'an' explosion,  she managed tp  crawl out oyer the door and Tissy Reid  of Madeira Park managed to put out the  flames.  Mr. Wilf Harper who rushed to the  scene drove his mother to hospital where  she was managing , to hold her own on  ���Monday morning. Her granddaughter Mrs.  Dival of. Madeira Park Service told The  Times that Mrs, Harper has tremendous  courage and it (is hoped that she will survive the terrible shock of the explosion.'  MKD A CAR?  iiw7.m used  yyy77.^:77{jKt.-,.,        -.;���.. f.,-  eninsula Motor Prod.  SECHELT, B.C.  Phono 885-2111 .-__ Ted Farewell  INDIAN dancers in strange masks swayed  slowly to the deliberate beat of the Raven  dance as an exquisitely carved 71-foot  high totem pole was unveiled recently jit  the 1967 World Exhibition's Indians of Canada pavilion.  . The. colorful Kwakiutl ceremony was  performed before Expo 67 Commissioner  General, Pierre Dupuy; Minister of Indian  affairs, Arthur liaihg; Indians"of Canada"  pavilion Commissioner General, Chief Andrew Tanahokate Delisle and a crowd of  attractive Indian hostesses, press and  other .officials.  Heart and soul of the event was a dedicated Kwakiutl family from Thunderbird  Park, near Victoria, B.C. Chief carvers of  the elaborately sculpted totem pole are  father and son team, Henry and Tony  Hunt. Working enthusiastically at the Provincial Museum of British Columbia, the  Hunts carved out the enigmatic masks of  the raven, grizzly bear, killer whale, two  headed snake, hunter and beaver (in ver-  "tical order) in-less than three months.  Henry and Tony were not merely content to take their bows at the unveiling;  they took an active part .in the dancing.  Henry's father, 91-year-old John Hunt was"  there too. Still spry and active, he led the  ensemble of masked dancers and singers  by banging on a large, flat drum.  Henry's wife, daughter of an important  Kwakiutl chief, was also on hand to explain  the meaning of the various dance rituals,  handed down from father to son for many  generations.  Although the main architectural feature  of the $1 million Indians of Canada pavilion is a 100-foot high stylized tepee, the  pavilion tells much more about the Indians than their traditibna Tarts and crafts.  It deals with the dilemma of the contemporary Indian, caught between 20th century North American technology and ancestral moral and philosophical values.  STREAKING SAND  Meteproids are usually fragments of matter about the size, of a pea or even a grain  .^of.^sand.^whte^  around the sun. Sometimes they are pulled  into the earth's gravitational influence.  When this happens; the friction of our atmosphere makes them glow and we see  them as a streak of light across the sky.  ���by Jack Davis, M.P.  BOB THOMPSON has gone. He has stepped.; down as leader of the Social Credit  Party in Ottawa. Some people, are even  wondering whether his going signals the  end of the Social Credit Party itself ��� the  end, that is, on the Federal scene.  i<>      '  '' Bob Thompson, M.P., is a likable man.  He is'also a plausible, TV personality. But  Bob Thompson as,a national party Jleader  left a lot to be desired. He was too naive  and too disorganized for that!  Give Bob Thompson top marks for sincerity however. For six frustrating years  he tried to make Social Credit a- national  movement. That he failed to do so is a  reflection of the fact that Social Credit  does not provide practical answers to the  practical problems of our times.  Canadians ���or "at least most of them ���  are a practical lot. Often they vote for' a  man rather than an idea. They don't follow  a political party through thick and thin.  And, to ask them to vote for a party which  claims to be "above politics" is asking  them to do the impossible.   , ���  Eailj in life Bob Thompson? decided to  be a missionary. He spent many years doing missionary, workKiJ^>Wi^tfcir^p3^^v,r^:_t^i;_a  return to Canada in the late 1950'. i��(i Ijok  up with Social Credit. He has been looking  for converts to that faith ever since.  Oddly enough it was John Diefehbaker  who gave Bob ThompsonJttis chance. Social  Credit, having been sw_ept out of Ottawa  as a result of the Diefenbaker landslide of  1958 was thought to be on its way back.  Premier Manning nominated Bob Thompson as leader. Premier W. A. C. Bennett  backed Real Caouette. Thompson got the  nod over Caouette at the Party's National  Convention in 1961.  An uneasy coalition followed ��� coalition  between Thompson the sad-eyed earnest  missionary from the Prairies and Caouette  the fiery French-speaking separatist from  Quebec. To make matters worse Thompson elected^ only four Socreds from the  West. Caouette marshalled twenty-six  M.P.'s from Quebec in 1962. Obviously  Thompson, as a leader who couldn't speak  French, and who was broadly internation-  "alist in^butldokr wasviiii trouble from the  start.  Though they frequently crossed each other, up in the House of Commons, Thompson  and Caouette fought the 1963 election side  Page 8 "-The Peninsula Times  Wednesday, April 5, 1967  by side. The results were none too encouraging. The Party's numbers dwindled,  mainly in Quebec, and. this was all' that  was needed to reveal the basic split. ���  The Creditiste split off with Real Caouette as their leader. And the general election of 1965 finished the job. Since then  Bob Thompson's ��� Socreds, as a party in  Parliament, have been fifth on the list.  Hidden behind the NDP and the Creditiste  it hardly looks' like a party at all.  Bob Thompson's recent resignation, is, in  some ways, typical both of the man and  of the party. He went off for'a month long  junket in the Far East. While he was far  off Saigon his caucus announced that Mr.  Thompson was  stepping down as leader.  Bob, Thompson has gone. Certainly he  has gone as leader of the Party in Ottawa.  Social Credit is down to a corporal's  guard. Perhaps it will disappear entirely.,  But Social Credit theory does not die easily. So B��h Thompson's passing may be  merely an incident in its endless struggle  for recognition on the- national scene.  i  ]  The TIMES  Phone 885-9654  Secheit, B.C.  REAL FURNITURE SAVINGS  at PARKErS HARDWARE  & FURNITURE STORE  ,_*_\\mI_P��  fAi. f  *        _  2 Pee. Chesterfield Suite  M  (Chelsea Blue)  Compare at $375 ;  foOW ONHY ���..'..'   259.95  BEDROOM SUITE  Double Dresser -Chest -  Panel Bed.  Cpmpare^t.$145,50.  PRICED AT ONLY  tp*aiii*ttNW*t*!***��>��i*W  7 Pee. Bronzelone Dinette Suite  .............IX  99.88  Reg. Prfco $147.75  NOW ONLY   PARKER'S NOW OPEN  FRIDAY NIGHTS TO 9 pm  BE SURE TO VISIT OUR  FURNITURE I DEPARTMENT ON THE  MEZZANINE FLOOR  Cowrie Street - Scchclt,  Phone 885-2171  "P*V��"  SSffSffi  CHOOSE FROM 3 bFPpMTIACS MOST POPULAR MODELS,  CHOICE OF COLORS, SPECIALLY EQUIPPED, AT SPECIAL SALE PRICES.  %,  PARISIENNE  SPORT COUPES  lloro's today's brand of excilomont! 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