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 *$  _T  'if'*?*-'.'  .-!'   rf-\  Full agendo?.,.   ','-'   * " .-*,*'.,:. -" v^. '   .-- -    * ' '  AccolGdes and Gomplarats  keep commissioners active  ACCOLADES as well as complaints helped understands, about $1,300 remains to  -. swell /the agenda of Tuesday's meeting paid ,ofi.    , <.   -]'<"-  of Gibsons Village. Council~.."First letter/ ,* As ^ Sechelt Council this year accepts  from T.  O'Connor, tasked  couhcil for- re^pohspofiMy for administration, jt-was  Atiihorized as txamd class  mail  by - ihe. )fo& ,jp/flc��  Department, Ottawa. ,  be  permitting use., of ithe old village hall as a  recreational centre. Mri., JL Stewart expressed appreciation for a' street light  erected on Stewart Boad, and the village's  public librarian (thanked council for its  past co-operation.' ' \ '  Protesting- unsiglhtly-!_shacks~in���her���  neighborhood, Mrs. K. Hammond said she  has written only two letters to council in  twenty years. Subject of' her complaints  were two old bunk houses which have  caused a problem for some years. Council  still seeks ways and means'to remove the  eyesore.  Mrs. Hammond also drew attention to a  contractor's yard nearby which, she suggested, creates something oif an eyesore.  Commissioner Ken Crosby expressed (the  view there must surely be something council can do about the situation. Chairman  Fred Feeney said the buildings might be  considered a fire hazard and action should  be taken accordingly. As for the contractor's lot, situated where it is before  the bylaw came into effect, it was agreed  Coanmissioner Wally Peterson should investigate the situation.  VILLAGE EYESORE.  A similar complaint came from N. E.  Harris who drew attention to the bad state  of a lot right in -the village centre at School  Road' and the Highway, Council agreed  some action should be taken, and moved  that a letter ibe written the owners seeking  their co-operation in view of council's plans  for a clean-up in the village.  Mrs. J. Lee wrote council pointing out  that while taxes continue to rise each year,  nothing has been done to improve a lane  at her property on Marine Drive, and that  it is now in a deplorable condition. Action  is also sought on tar-paper exterior homes  being permitted. It is felt they are a  detriment to good homes in the vicinity.  Chairman Feeney explained that a bylaw exists which enforces completion of  new homes by a certain period once building commences. It -was pointed out the  house obviously (referred to has been in  rundown condition for about ten years.  Commissioner Peterson commented some  people permit this in order to save taxes.  AIRPORT  Commissioner Ken Crosby, reporting on  a recent meeting of the Municipal Airport  Committee, said he discovered the committee operates on a small budget which  permits little improvements at the airport  He suggested council consider submission  of an annual budget by the committee  which might penmitjmore improvements.  Commissioner Peterson pointed out ithat  while b^th council* I recently increased Wi��  annual grants lh��* tomiuittie i* pre-.en*l>  having to catch up on past dtb'*. 'llu�� v.a>.  planned  aa  a  tv.o-%ear   projtct  and,  be  \  ���4  agreed,the suggestion of a budget, be discussed at the next meeting of Ihe committee.    */,-_��� - f  ^' Following study of, recent complaints,  regarding parking on the roadway at ihe  post office,  Commissioner  Ken Goddard  saidjthe govenmient Jias_proyjded a park-  ingT area within the post office grounds aril ~  it would appear the simplest solution would  be 'the erection of "no parking" signs along  the area' in question.' Council agreed to go  along -with ithe suggestion.  BEAUTIFUL B.C.  It was agreed ito proceed with a proposal toy- Commissioner Crosby that a letter  be sent to the appropriate source seeking  coverage of the Gibsons area in the provincial magazine "Beautiful B.C."  S. B. Chairman  gives reply  FOLLOWING statements by Commissioner  Wally Peterson at the last meeting of  the Gibsons council regarding the 1988  school budget and the reluctance of bom  village councils to accept the budget so  far, Don Douglas, School Board Chairman  issued (the following statement! Monday at  the trustees meeting.  "It is difficult to comprehend the sheer  ignorance behind the vicious attack against  a hard working Board of School Trustees  and especially the employee of the board,  Mr. Peter Wilson. In the first place, the  commissioner who was responsible for the  attack was not present at the meeting between councils and the board when ithe  budget was discussed, and for him to sujj-  is�� eassiffiiisss  ' ���*��  Non-sharing...  VERY much in th news these days, the  School Trustees hav recently been in  the firing line regarding continued substantial increases in school budgets. A sews  S^J^ftJSe i *1?^3.~T::* release by .the Board tins week" explains  Wilson only indicates that the commissioner  is woefully uninformed about the method  of budgeting.  "The budget is the product of, the de-  "inands of education in the district as the  board and its professional advisors see it.  It is especially shocking to find such an  uninformed citizen serving on a responsible  -council. The commissioner is seeking  headlines.  He accuses .the Board of School Trustees  of being guilty of 'extravagances, mismanagement and of committing crimes'.  If this is the opinion of the councils both of  Sechelt and Gibsons, and it obyiously is as  they have withheld officially approving the  budget on the strength of these statements,  we < the Board-of School Trustees suggest  that both village councils demand arbitration under Section 197 subsection 2(b) of  ihe Public Schools Act.  ���"Fur-ttieismore this School Board ha�� no  m'vu'ion of asking for the rebynj-Uon of  thL.r Mcre'-ary-lreasurcr since he ha*> served tne bjard well on every occasion "  LangdaEe terminal  Dredging and pile-driving is bow  underway at Langdale temsmal to  provide a second dockrog slip, Hals  one is reported to be for tfee new  Sunshine Coast Queen- Tmseks axe  using 1he old. dock, ojb. left, to transport fill from barges to file parMng  area. Rumored curtailment, of tbe  ferry service doling tbe ammmer  months hardly seems feasible after  such an extensive egpamsioaa.  what is meant by over-entitlement and is  it necessary;  Teacher entitlement refers to the formula on which government shares in teachers' salaries. The fact that we are some  20 teachers above entitlement does not  mean that the government does not ap-'  prove the appointment of these teachers���  it means that government will not share  the salary bill of those teachers over entitlement. To put it -simply, present government policy is to share in the elementary  schools'of over 3 classrooms on the basis  of l teacher for every 36 pupils on the average. If we stuck rigidly to the government's formula, we would have quite a few  classes of over 40 pupils per teacher. We  believe that this would be undesirable: H  there is any place to cut expense this. Is  not the place. Our elementary classes at  Dreseut /not counting our 3 very small one-  room .schools) average 30 pupil* per teacher This is the main reason for being  over-entitlement   The fjet that we nave  Substantially built.  30 pupils per teacher (and not 36 or 40)  gives us a better teaching situation and is  a j very large factor in attracting teachers  to our area. The day is gone forever when  a teacher can successfully teach 40 or 50  pupils in -one classroom.  - -We know of no district in the province  which operates strictly within entitlement.  We think tins is one area where it is wise  to spend more money. Many Boards, educators, and teacher associations are suggesting that primary classes be limited to  25 pupils per teacher.  Our secondary schools are also over-en-  tiUement. There are 2 further reasons for  this. Ai Pender Harbour, the enrolment is  very small for a high school. We deliberately auow this school to be 2 teachers  over entitlement so that we can offer there  a variety of courses and programs suited  to the needs of different kinds of pupil interests and abilities. If we stayed rigidly  within entitlement, we would have a very  narrow "-and confined program and there  would be many more drop-outs. Even hav-  ing 2 teachers over entitlement puts resections on. our offerings because the total  humber%f pupils is--small. ' I  -;       At Elphinstone we are pelrfcaps, at the  moment, too many teachers | over entitte-  , J!P{dk>^i��-i%A.4iff��^^  -, r -   ���  ^ ohre.. There ere some senjgr courses* being-   substantiate Ms .clairas. WaSsssa  *" taken hy a very smaH'rjiUmherf Of students, tentfon to the feet tJrat'a Mter i  Jn the last few years there^-ijaye- been  many course changes prescribed' by the  Department of Education���courses required by students to" graduate on their programs, and sometime it is not possible to  avoid very small classes. This situation  will improve and correct itself as our senior secondary studect population grows in  number. t  RUMORS of a deteriorating ferry-system   between Horseshoe", Bay and Langdale  still cause concern on the Sunshine Coast  and despite conflicting reports, both MLA  Isabel Dawson and B.C. Ferries' general  manager Monty Aldous claim the service  win be quite adequate.  Following representations by Council of  Gibsons, two letters were received and  read by clerk Dave Johnston at last  regular meeting. The first from Mrs.  Dawson stated: "As you are no doubt  aware by now, the B.C. Ferries "will  shortly be under the department of highways, and I feel 'this will prove beneficial  for the people of the area. It is my sincere  belief that some of these trying matters  that have plagued us will be ironed out to  the satisfaction of all.  "I have approached the minister of  highways on the schedule and should be  hearing from him on this very shortly."  From Mr. Aldous came the assurance  that the new ierry will be supplemented  when necessary. He stated: "I am sure  that if you travel on the ferries you will  realize that during off season,'loadings are  very light, and .the two hour service is  more than adequately carrying all traffic  "We are, as you know, making i very  great improvements at both Horseshoe Bay  and Langdale in order to handle traffic  ' more efficiently. The new vessel with its  much greater carrying capacity will, I am  sure, have She ability to take care of all  traffic. It will be supplemented on a  planned basis with additional service."  PROTESTING remaiks nmsfe by Comssm-  sioner Chock JBadwa? zt a previous  meeting regarding, too* small iwmes  brought into the district ffiroaa Font Me33an,  Mr. Norm Watson tsxM csrcrarJL last weds.  he violently objected to socfci rxmasSss.  Quoting from The Haes, Mr. Watssn  referred to Comm. Rodtarays ssnomeais  in which he said &e tastes is ^xes&sm  were of a type. not pemmiHted wffim Ithe  Village, of Gihscss ss& fmstiber he had  heard they had he^ea cmfotmmd at Pert  Mellon. '  "Thi�� is alE wrong, they isese merer  regused, in Gibsons esA were ��artaMjr sot  at Port BEsEta,"'- Jse saM, T��-  clrew at-.  fesra Port  MeUoa, Canadian Fmest PvasSmOs-m the  hands of council boss cat Ms ^lattemeuL  This was later read to cooiarffl asd did in  fact state the homes bto smtsMe far residential, use and kzd nott beera eao&accuBedL  Mr. Watson1 also saM fe fead asiaed Regional Board RuaMimg Jfassfewtar. Fred Rae-'  burn'(to.'check-'the tames ewstt; hefcere purchasing them and had' suiSi&fsqja.nMy been  Popular event...  '*�� 7ss^^^s'trVs^"^-  Queen's Scout  Venturer Scout Bruce Cobleigh who  joined Cubs at the age of eight has  now qualified for the highest award  ill Scouting, the Queen's Scout Badge.  Assistant Provincial | Commissioner  Robert Simmons travelled to Sechelt  to make the presentation last week.  Bruce has worked hard under the  leadership of Scoutmaster Norm  Burley and is the third Scout in the  Sechelt district to attain this high  standard of proficiency.  Bubble bursts...  Seciielf joins Gibsons  protests school budget  ANTAGONISM displayed at last weeks"  meeting of Gibsons Village Council towards the soaring costs of txJiucatloni was  repeated again next day by Council of  Sechelt, butlliike Glibwnu, approval of tho  School District budget was held over until  next meeting.  Salvos levelled at. the Hoard Secretary  Treasurer Peter Wilson were, fiml by  Gibsons Village Commissioner Wally Peterson wlw reading from a prepared report staled "Uie budget was accepted In  the past ae a mere formality up until laU  year when it was signed under protect.  This was an increase of 20 per cent over  1he previous Ixidgct and sUirt<cd us looking  into the reawrns for spiralling costa above  r/trmal growth. Some of those- arc, legitimate and easily explained, other reasous  were so far afield that when we ask questions wo receive 'nothing' (answers,"  Following a depressing liM of oxpcndl-  Uurcs, the bulk of wiikh have been previously published in The Time*, Mr. Pater-  wm told fellow commissioners ithat should  council aseej*!, tiwm budget, fully aware, of  all these facts, then, council as elected  rcjirescatatives of ��h�� taxpayer would bc  co��ik��l4ig these "eaiUravagAncos and mis-  manajjeineuts" and ehouid feel asi guilty  il  as the scjipol  trustees  themselves.  Expressing the view .that.the excessive  expenditures by the Board all go' back to  the time Mr. Wilson was employed, Comm.  Peterson said "the only solution, as I sec  it, would be to reluctantly accept the budget at the time of the resignation of the  School Board's Secretary Treasurer. He  is, I believe, wholly responsible for our  undue expenses and as long as he remains  we will get nowhere but further,and further into the mdrc. Next year wc would  start complaining again, too late and 'a  ho avail." \  While council 'uoanimouslyl eJiarvd the  views of Commissioner 1'ctcrson, consideration was given the fact that it is hardly  fair ito put tho entire blame upon one man  and'even though he is tbe paid administrator the trustees themselves are equally  guilty. Jt was therefore moved acceptance  of the budget be shelved until tiie next  meeting during wlilch time commissloncra  will consider what action lo take.  SECMfcLT AGREES ,  M<"mtMTn of Sechelt Council followed  up on Comm. I'ctcrflon'B report by expressing exjual concern arwl although council as  a   whole   indicated   extreme   di&approv.  al, Chairman Bill Swain said he did not  think it fair to lay the entire blame on one  man. "There is a Board of Trustees wbo  should 6houldcr equal blame," be 6aid.  Comm. Thompson said he was more inclined to support Comm. Peterson for while  we do indeed have a Board of School Trustees, the Secretary Treasurer appears to  be a large part of the operation. Comm.  Adele de Lange commented that it is obvious commissioners all feel the same way  in tiiat tho budget is excessive, "It is extraordinary the way it has increased from  1964 to the present time,' 'she said.  INFORM VICTORIA  Chairman Swain, suggesting something  should be done by way of informing the  Department of Education of'council's feelings in the matter, asked Clerk Ted Rayner what means there were available for  doing tliis. He was told the situation calls  for an efficiency expert to investigate tho  non-teaching and administrative staff organization. It was explained that costs for  arbitration cpuki prove more than the village can afford. *  Comm. de JUange said she did not like  the way many tilings were ihidden during  tlie earlier meetings with the Trustees,  Comm. Nelson questioned the fantastic  telephone expenditure and Comm. ftodway  said Uiat without <he Secretary Treasurer  present to explain things he would not havo  understood a thing about tiir budget. "In  fact, come, to think ot it, he made things  even worse," he added.  Regarding the school muac program,  the Chairman said, "we were told of a  petition circulating seeking after school  musical instruction, this could have been  about six names, too bad we did not e*Jk to  see it."  On a rnotion by Coram. Thompson it  was agreed 4hc budget approval bc left in  abeyance peodi^s further word from Cib-  sirts Council -ond posxlbty the Board of  School Truitoei.  SUNSHINE Coast Lions Club will again  take over responsibility for operation of  Sechelt's May Day celebrations. What has  proved a popular event for some years has  previously been operated by committees or.  groups working in co-operation' wi.th council  but last year permission was given by  council for the Lions to assume full responsibility on a trial, basis.  Letter to council from the club indicated  that as usual members are actively preparing for 4he celebration and asked did  council wish the club to carry on as pre-  viously and if so what financial arrangements were suggested.  Commissioner Morgan Thompson expressed (the view that as the club did such  an excellent job, council should welcome  the offer to undertake responsibility again.  He also suggested ithat as the club received  only $400 last year, considerably less than  costs involved, and considering rising costs,  Council should Increase the grant to $450.  Questioned by Chairman Bill Swain as  to whether the club makes money from  tlie event, Comm. Chuck Rodway agreed  that while funds are raised from various'  sections of the May Day project, ithat phase  involving ithe queens, court and hands, etc.  did indeed cost more than council grant.  This was previously financed entirely by  Council.  The Chairman said he appreciates the  work carried out by (the club and realizes  Uie intent is to bring in more bands in  order ito provide a large May Day as in  the past, however, he feels that council  has many commitments and the $400 grant  la6t year was quite generous,  Commissioner Thompson argued that  whilst $400 has been previously budgeted, ,  cowls have increased considerably, therefore in light of the fine Job done last year  by the lions he would move an increase  of $M>.  Following comment by Comm. Adele de  Lange that many people welcome the  annual event, council unanimously appro v.  ed  tlie  increase.  SEWER  SYSTEM  Further oon!>ldcraiti<m was given prospect of installation of- a aewer ��y*4em for  the village and although Uie Chairman said'  he did not think borrowing power of the  village would be anywhere near tho amount  required, it Is planned to discuss the matter  with (the Union Board of Health engineer.  ��� ���' The Chtirasan ��aid that to a discuwtei  with engineer Maitim Dayton. Mr. ��ayUm  had stated'ihe wwld be paying' a visit to  Victoria during wMcfti foe woanHd toe pleased  to discuss the matter <a>rar tlBaone ��as behalf  of council. However,, sinnce iBaem a leUter  from the compaany ��J Dayton ami Knight  to council now offers to Ibofc junto, tube situation for a fee off ^j��. "In lagbl ��tf,HMs, I  would suggest that ratfeer tUbaum give them  $250, we aval! awirsellwes of .HA*  offered by the Boatmd of BleaMa,'  man added.  During a dlscuMiem wiitth Mr,  stance  advised "there was no cause to worry" in  that they were in sound condition and  W3uld comply with regulations. Watson  also advised council a real estate agent  had suggested that the adverse publicity  could make the homes hard, to sell. "Fur-  dher to this," he added, "there bave been  a few, supposedly joking, remarks going  around that as Chairman of the Regional  Board I was responsible for bringing build-  log restrictions into the unorganized art  eas, then by devious means I build in the  village in order to avoid these by-laws."    '  In warning council that in future such  statements should be checked before being  ��st4ered-m public, Watson urged council to  acgujre the services of Ma^aeburn in order to make sure the"tm3$fjmg hy-laws are  adhered to.  ���* i  BEWARE PRESS      fJJ "  Chairman Bill. Swain rented.that council is presently considering such action and  on behalf of Comm. Rodway explained he  had no doubt his remarks i were made in  good faith. Also as a now^member of  council be has yet to realize that with the  press at each meeting there are times when  some things' should perhaps not be reported- ';���;-. ������;';;'  Watson reminded him the press has  every right to be present at council meetings'and thai it is up to commissioners to  make sure of their facts when making  statements. "They have the right to publish anything that is 'said," lie added,  Comm. Rodway said that in regards to  the statement that the homes were condemned at Port Mellon, he was simply  asking a question rather than making a  statement of fact. The Chairman however  agreed-with Watson that this was not hit  understanding and that in his opinion there  was nothing wrong With tbe press report.  Comm. Harold Nelson expressed the  view that under the circumstances any  building to be brought into tlie village  should be approved by a building inspector first It was subsequently moved a letter be sent to the Regional Board seeking  the services of Mr. Raebum to act for tho  Dayton,  pa��eX_^yillagc]  February meeting...  Chamber President  [arbour speaker  GUEST at .the nwart meeXiag off Jibe Pender  Harbour Chamber off CDsnaiaaeireie will be  Mr. J. B. Smith, Fres&fflcoit of.-flbe'BjC.  Chamber of Comuatnrcc. Iw trM be accompanied .by Mrs. Smith. JMertlinij; i% slated for  8 pjm. Friday, Febsroaiiry 24, at Ube Pender  Harbour Hotel.  Prior to' the cneettsig.1 a dEimacr Wll be  held at 6:30 puna, to wtniicfa affl nncmbex*. are  invited but arranferoeaiBs Bwve to be mnadc  with the secretary, Jo BemJarfOieMl by Wednesday, F*bruary 2$ .four cajtcsiiijfi puarjWMrs.  Mr. Smith, a resident! ��af K*ihwna, is  a past president o4 tbe Ketaraa Chamber,  He served as Zndl tire- anadl Bstt vwe-presld-  ent of the B.C CbarabCT and was elected  president at Che I��h Atannal SUircstins. A  member of the Varacoweir Stock EKchan&e.  Investment Dofcr* MaorixKSoa <off Canada  and B.C Bonds. Dralkir* A*M��cia!t90n, he  served during. f.he ^��ar sm ttbe Royal Canadian Navy and b Ilswatarary A.D.C. to  Ucuitcnartt Gowrrnwr off BC the Ilwi.  George R. Pearkcs.  JANUARY MEET  Appointment* to eoomoniutttreA ��ttc made  at tbe January roetntraai auwl Ssdladc; Boad*.  M. Myers. J. West awfl IS- Wetob; fMimg,  E. I^re, I>. Caxnrron; tosarisw. I-. latum.  J. IJosch and II.. Clay; pofc&ciiay and enwr-  tainment. I*. BerniafteM. IL Cby, SI. Myer%;  iwblic utiiM.es. and bjlaw*. W. Gardiocr,  A. Woyd--  ���   ��� ���  ;  Following reqiul'sts by the Chamber for  a resident RCMP officer in tlie Pender  Harbour area and the subsequent visit by  Staff Sgt. Ferguson, Chairman John Haddock reported he has been informed that a  police, boat will be stationed there and (hat  the officer in charge Is presently Bcekins  rental of a suitable home. Help of ilhc  members was sought In ithis respect.  Roads Committee report on a meeting  with Mr. Underwood of the Highways Department revealed the fact that Sinclair  Bay Road will bc paved this summer and  la start is to be made on Maple Road In  Egmont.  ART GALLERY REPORT  Brief from the SunBhine Coant Arts  Council Gallery Shop was dincusHfd and Ha  contents, including suggestions for handling  4��uriM enquiries*, ideas and needs of the  area, were read., MomberK agreed this was  a well thought out document. Plans call for  a meeting between <tlic Touri.vni Committers of the three Chambers,  Nothing yen definite on a liquor outlet  for the area but requewt by the Liquor  Control Board for information regarding  "seasonal outlets" lias been received and  dealt with.  In order to avoid conflicting with meetings of the Community Club, meeting nights  of the Chamber have been changed to tho  third Uooday of the month. ..       .!....  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Se&^iMwwie 885-9654  THEiOTN^U/ft��*^ :^bsbo*-Mi0be 8864915  Classified  BAVJS BAYi Few steps from    EXCELLENT , commercial^ tot 4.'TRACK Philips istereo; ^pe  ' satidy. b^<to,^.^6feartoi^ *^ *  recoydex, $150.. is** ppntable  rumpus aroom, Jiving looto, kit- -cation," &*$ f ��d cleared. - AH TV, hke new, ,$85. 8 gaL good  chin, >ut. pU furnace.  $12,000   mflea ��� available.   Box   1104 grade   house ��� paint,   $30-  '4  -    '���  '          PenJUisula TUnea.    l.   liM-ifr chrome bar stools, $20. .Trilite  ��W0A?m&^^* glass shade, ^. Phone m^m{  Random Jhougms   ; c   ���' ',"���'<'��� "' .."  " " H  F-P. 'terms. '.H4 ttiU 885-9ZM  " 135^12  a  Published Wednesdays by the  .. The Perunsujg Times Ltd., ,  ot Sechelt, B.C.  PET5  WAMPfiD: 'Good country home  ' forSinonth'old male, German1  shepherd, flood with children.  Phorie ���85-9772.    ��� ' 1367-U  Member, Audit Bureau  of Circulation  September 30,1967  ��� ~ Gross Circulorioa 1999   Paid Circulation 1764  (Subject to Audit)  .  Classified Advertising Rates:  3-Line Ad-Briefs (15 words)  One Insertion ~    50c  WANTED  WE-ARE again taking shingle-  blocks and shake Mocks at'  the Wilson Creek Mill,   Phone  886-969T. 1200-tfn  Three  Insertions  -$1.00  __10c  WORK WANTED  Extra lines (5 words) _  (This rote does not apply to  commercial Ad-Briefs.)  Box Numbers 10c extra  25c Book-keeping charge is added  for Ad-Briefs not paid by  publication date.  Legal or Reader advertising 25c  per count line.  Display   advertising   in   classified  Ad-Brief columns, $1.50 per inch.  Subscription Rates���  By moil. Peninsula area _$5.00 yr.  By mail, beyond 30 miles $5.50 yr.  By mail, special citizens % price  By carrier _> 50c month  EWART McMYNN  REALTY & INSURANCE  Member  Multiple Listing Service  GOOD view, lot with cottage in,  village. Handyman special:  $4750 cash.  1500 sq.-ft-HOME-in the cowv-  try,   double  plumbing,   2  hot  water  tanks,   5   bedrms,   4.9  acres, half cleared, garage and  /barn. Terms on $23,000. -  1259 sq. ft. PLUS car post, 1500  sq.  ft.   basement,  3  bedrms,  side of - Highway   lfil% with  1200 ' ft.   waterlrohb ' Sale* by 4 DBA-VMSR filing cabinet* good  owhear  $25,000.  .Teh   883-226% condilioh, $35. phone 885-21GL  Boy 17^ f>ar4en Say.    1309-tfri '                    ,          1366-11  RED&ODFJS���Modern 4 bed-  room home on 2 lots, close to  beach and safe boat anchorage.  Living room, 28x15; fireplace.  Bright cab', kitchen; tec, room,  A-hil beat, dble carport. Lovely  landscaped- ydrd ~vsitbr^ patior  Sale by owner, phone evenings  885-9782 or write Box 470 e*  Peninsula Times, Sox. 381, Se-  USEB G.E. fridge, $89.95.  Used, fridge, across top freezer, $99.95. Used washers, $10 up  to $49.95. Used upright vacuum  cleaners, $15, One more week  for our Big Bed Tag Sate.  Parker*s-Hardware~Ltdrr"Sech--  elt, B.C., Phone 885-2171,  ���by Maty Gross  THE CASE of* ithe man who was injured I She plainm experienced $ome difficu%  when be fell through-the sadewaUr.' has in obtaining the services of, a" lawyer, but  finally been settled. When he tried to sue finally a young man of the school of thought  the constmction company, and the city, he * the ."Fools rush in 'where angels fear to  was informed that *&�� collapse of the side- <iaread"   accepted  the  case^ This  young  Walk was due to heavy rain which had to lawyer was a diabolically clever '.fellow,  be accepted as an.Act of God. ^o, being with an uncanny  ability  for .unearthing   '  a logical man, he decided ito take his case damning evidence,  to the highest court in the land (and else- -, -j^e defendant, of course,' had the pick  where) and sue God. He -was askink $20,000 ef }egal brains, and chose, as his counsel,  in-damages, a modest enough <sdm con. a man who had attained an exalted post-   ,  sidering ihe resources of the defendant tion in high places; in fact, one of the great   ' "  '                immortals.   This lawyer, although rather  ������y      ���#���           \ i*              * vmwordly for a member of the legal pro-  Dateiinevtctona^sk"���**"*"* **��**-  cbelt, B.C.  ^-��h   J.S6AL NOTICES  ���.������ , j^������        e-H.    **.    wascHicui.,   a    ��w*i��,     etHll.ntMA tllOOl 1B��  HOUSE painting-��nd decorat-   fireplace,   fuU-length   sundeck,   ��y*ui*mnvt ^wrruBa  ing; Professional, work done  promptly Dick Blakemart Ph.  886^2381, Henry Bd., BR 1,  Gibsons, .",     ,     7B7-tfn  SUNSHINE Coast "Caretakmg  Service: Responsible care-  taking service, from Halfrnoon  Bay, Pender Harbour and -area  to Egmont. Regular weekly  inspection, of homes and property for absentee owners. Storm  damage, etc. immediately reported and temporary repairs  home with a view. DouMe  plumbing and third, roughed in  (basement).  $26,500, terms.   '*  WELL-PLANNED, 3-bedroom  home,. Roberts Creek area, 13  x 18 ft. living rm with roman-  lale fireplace, concrete perimeter, a/oil - furnace, fully insulated, excellent water, just  under 1200 sq. ft., full price  $13,250 cash preferred. Some  finishing needed.  TWO good view lots, res. or  comm., 210 feet on road, lane  CARD OF THANKS  AT the end of the fiscal year,  the six Auxiliaries to St.  Mary's Hospital wish to give  grateful thanks to: The editor  of this paper for excellent coverage; ail those who have given  freely of time and labour to  make the cottage into a store;  and last, but by no means least,  the many who have donated to  and patronized the Thrift Shop.  1375-H  I WISH to thank all the kind  friends for beautiful flowers,  cards and good wishes sent me  while in hospital and on my  return home. ���Doris Drum-  mond. 1000-11  DEATHS  SINCLAIR���On February 10th,  1938, Robert Bruce Sinclair of  Secret Cove, B.C,. Survived by  one sister-in-law, Mrs. Vi Sinclair of Victoria* B.C. and  friends at Secret Cove. Cremation. Memorial Service at a  later date. Harvey Funeral  Home, Gibsons, B.C., directors.  ' 1376-11  WHEELER���February 4th, 1988  Elsie Mary*-. Wheeler in her  eightieth -yearv of Granthams  ; Landing, B.C.- Survived by her  loving "fausEand - Joseph, one  nephew and a niece in England.  Mrs. Wheeler was a member  of W.A. to the Royal Canadian  Legion,. Branch-109. Also OAP  No. 38 'and '.4&e..' Howe Sound  Womien's institute, rflunqral  service was held Wednesday,  February 7th at 12 noon from  the Family Chapel of the  Harvey Funeral iHome, Gibsons.  Reverend H. Kelly( officiated.  Cremation. In lieu of flowers,  donations to St.. Mary's Hospital, Sechelt,  B.C. 1363-11  PERSONAL  FLOWERS   for   all   occasions. "  Gilker's Flower & Garden  Shop, phone 886-2463 or Sechelt  885-9455. 824-tfn  ALCOHOLICS Anonymous. P.O.  Box 294, Sechelt, B.C,  Phone  . 886-9876. 969-tfn  FOR complete information on  Marine, Industrial and Liability insurance: Claims and  Adustments, contact Captain  W. Y. Higgs, Marine Consultant, Box 339, Gibsons. Phones  886-9546 and 885-9425.        489-tfn  IN   the   future   I   will   not   be  responsible for any  debt  incurred   In  my   name.   ���Steve  Vescly. 136543  COPIES OF PHOTOS  APPEARING IN  , THE TIMES  may be obtained promptly  5x7 SIZE,  1.25 EACH  ,i   6 (same subject) ,.... 1,00 each  12 (saint' Kubjcct) .....   ,90'each  8x10 SIZE, 2t00 EACH  C (same subject) ���.. 1.50 each  32 (same subject) ... 1,25 each  LEAVE YOUR ORDER  AT THE TIMES  WATER WELLS  Hard Rock Drilling A  Specialty.  Low Winter Rates.  Free Estimates.  ATLAS DRILLING  Room  10  1045 W. Pender St.,  Vancouver  1,  B.C.  Tel.  112-685-1917  1 1118tfn  i-OST  effected. Very reasonable rates.  Please   write   for   information ,at,side. $3,950 terms at 6 per-  sheet to Box 17, Garden Bay,    cent or $3,350 cash. Gibsons.  B.C.,or Phone 883-2285.   1360-13  DAY care for children 3-6; yrs.,  my    home,    near    Madeira  Park, Hwy  101.   883-2284. '    x  999-12  HANDYMAN,   cabinet Quaker,  will do dddiobs^ Reasonable.  Ph. 886^902. 766-tfn  CAPABLE" girl requires babysitting.    Evenings  or   weekends.  Phone 885-9566.'-    1364-13  GIBSONS    Building    Supplies  Ltd.  886-2642,  Gibsons,  B.C.  Quality Ready-mixed concrete.  Serving the area for 20 years  ;, fco-tfi*  CARS owl TRUCKS  1958 OLDSMOBILE Super,;88,  -hardtop," good shape, $600;  350 cc 1966 Jawa $300; -1965 Suzuki 250 cc, customized $300. Ph.  885-9488. 1335-11  '64 ONE toh"GM flat deck on  duals. '66 GM pick up "wide  box. "Phone '886-9697.       ,1332-11  1964 FAIRLANE 500, 2 dr. H.T.,  V8 automatic Fully equipped.  886-9353. 1053-13  1958 FORD Ranch Wagon, new  type, good running condition.  Phone 885r9798. 1369-13  WANTED: Vfc or.34 ^itruek in  good  condition.    Phone ���. 885-  9735. ���;1535-13  HELP WANTED  ��. McMyrin  Do Wortman-  J. Warn  IE. White  REAL estate salesman familiar  with Sunshine Coast property! Excellent office co-opera-  toa provided together with adequate advertising allowance.  Rebly Box 1534, The Times.  -.--���v.-. ....1534-tfn-  SALAL PICKERS WANTED  Phone Mrs. Nairjti Wilson  885-9746 or write:  Box 390, Sechelt,: B.C.;  875-tfn  CALLISON EVERGREEN  CO.  . .-~ .    Roberts Creek  ^S&lal Pickers "Wanted  Huck 32c Bunch    ���  Salal 32c Bunch  Contact; plant _ before picking.  Located   at   Roberts   Creek,  across street from store. ,  MARVELLOUS -view lot, with  older house needing basement  repairs. What offers? Two  bedrms, living rm with fireplace, kitchen wired for laundry faculties, el range, el h.w.,  TV aerials. Last price $6,500.  Try your offer.  ^CALL  on 'us   for   details   on  Revenue Properties.  886-2500     ��� ' ������   ' ��������� "���  886-2393    TRAILERS  886-2681  886-2935  Box 238, Gibsons, B.C.      \  1356-10  SAKMAW LAKE: 85'x 200' (ap-  prox.) lakefront lots, well treed,  geritie slope to this beautiful  island-studded, Ojnile lake- adjoining the ocean, and just two  hours drive from Vancouver.  Only 4 left priced _from $4250.  PENDER HARBOUR: Waterfront. Large fully serviced lots  with excellent year-round moorage in .sheltered bay. Water  piped to each lot; easy access  off paved highway:1 Priced from  $5,500. sWAJ>  For   these   and. other   choice���-.��� ��� ..-��� ^.. A..-. . . ������ .��� .��� ^.-  /the    Sunshine    SWAP- < $*00 trailer credit note  HOUSE trailer, 8'x42' with attached living room and.carport. Ideal for two persons.  -^fay be seen Big Maple Trailer  Court, WHson Creek.' Phone  885-9684>.^ 1303-tfn  1963 KNIGHT House trailer, 10'  { x38', one bedroom. May be  seen at Big:��� ������'Maple Mxjfcel,;Wil-  son Creek.  Phone ^85-9306.  1533-11  .   Form No. IS' (Section 40)  LAND ACT  Notice of Intention to Apply to  i Purchase Land  In Land Recording District  of Vancouver and situate un-  surveyed vacant Crown land in  the vicinity of Lot'4686K Group  1 N.W.D. (vicinity of Four Mile  Point, Sechelt Inlet).  TAKE NOTICE that Victor  Russell Walters of Sechelt, B.C.  occupation logging operator in-.  tends to apply for peEmission- to  purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted S.E. corner of DL 4686  thence 1260 Ft. East; thence  lOSO.Ft, North; thence 1650' Ft*.  in a S.W. direction to point of  commencement ind i containing  17 acres", more or less.  The purpose for which the  land is required is to square  off back portion <|>f DL 4686 and  DL 1557.  VICTOR  RUSSELL WALTERS  ���   ���by Hon. Isabel Dawson  THE Ifirst full week of the Second Session  of the 28th Parliament,of British Columbia has been completed, and I must say  it has'���been a rather lively one so far, full  of a great deal of debate, and one could  almost say, interspersed by regular speeches" on the Throne Speech.  Monday, we heard from the Leader of  the Official Opposition, Mr. Stracham, and  the Leader of'the Liberal party, Mr. Per-  r'ault, and because of an amendment coming in between, we sat Monday evening as  well.  Then ithere followed speakers from all  parties, the Attorney-General leading off  for the Government on Tuesday afternoon,  the  Minister of Health,  Wednesday,  the  Minister of Labor, Tuesday, and the Minis-  tes of Industrial Development on Friday.  T^ere were some interesting and important  highlights   aside  from  the speeches  themselves, which on the whole, I found  were well prepared and delivered. There  were divisions of the House, on amendments to the Throne Speech which sparked heated debate from all sides. Two rather unusual events occurred on Thursday.  .,. I was, to say the least, surprised and  rather amazed when the Minister of Labor stated that the Workmen's Compensa-  tioh Act would go.to the Labor Committee  for study, there was  vocal objection, or  outcry  from  the NDP   Oppositioin Mem-  Dated Jan. 15, 1968.  1362���Pub. Feb 14  Although the defendant could well have  afforded to pay the $20,000, his lawyer was  strongly opposed to setting a precedent in  this manner. Considering the number of  accident attributed, to an "Act of God",  counsel argued that it would not be long  before his client would be stripped of all  his worldly possessions. Right from the  start, the proceedings were plagued by one  infernal delay after another, until it seemed  the case would go on to eternity. A feeling  of unreality .pervaded the whole affair, and  many people (remarked that it was absolutely out of 'this world.  When the decision was made public,  there was the devil to pay, but the plaintiff  seemed quite satisfied, and bis lawyer exhibited an almost unholy glee.  Many people, howeyer, felt a sense of  foreboding when ithey heard that the defendant had elected to "settle the matter  out of court"���a conclusion with highly  ominous overtones.  I  Super Valentine dance  FOR THOSE who forgot Valentine Day on  February 14, there is still time to make  amends. Wilson Creek Community Club is  holding a super Valentine Dance on Saturday, February 17 at 9 ,p,m. Dancing will  be to Rod Lizee's Rhythm Ramblers and  ' relreshments will be served.  The lively.newsfsheet circulating in the  Wilson Creek  area  states that the   Pot  hers, I would have thought there would.   Luck Supper was a huge success, netting  , 21, 28, Mar 6  inflates  BOATS & ENGINES  WANTED:   Fish   boat,. 33  ft  ;length,t with or without engine.  Phone 883-2336 or write Box.l,  Garden Bay. 1368-111  ���by A. J. C.  MOST rural districts contain areas  that  are especially favored by  a "sheltered  location so that they are warmer than the  general, average>of (the district.   A south- .^worjjjI1g people  have been desk thumping instead, espec  ially as we all know the B.C., Federation  of Labor had requested the action of the  Minister.  Howevers one should be fair about this,  for ajl members of the House recognize  such vocal protests as just that, protests,  that occur on most matters brought up in  the House. All Members in the House, I  am sure, are in agreement, that.<:'in��-..-^ct  should get complete "airing" before passing through the House and becoming law.  I am very pleased that'I shall, be serving on the Labor Committee. Dufcang 'the  past year or so I have become particularly  interested in this matter of concern to our  a prof it of $49. A coffee party is (scheduled  for Friday 23 February and pocket books  will ibe on sale.  BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH  SERVICE: SfCH��LT  Sunday School ��� 10:00 o.im  Church Service ���-11:15 o.m.  Proyer ��� Wednesday 7:30 pan.  REV. A. WILLIS/PASTOR  You ore invited to attend any or each service  Jj  Phone 886-2633  1180-tfn  PENDER HARBOUR  'EVERGREENS \  Madeira Park  .    Salal Pickers Wanted  Huck 32c Bunch  Salal 32c Bunch  Contact plant before picking  Located l6t house north Pender  Harbour Hotel  Phone 883-2265  1184-tfn  FOR RENT  GENT'S    housekeeping    ropm,  clean,    warm,    private    entrance. Towels and linen sup-'  plied. Selma Park. 885-9535.  1 1138-tfn  HALL for  rent,  Wilson Creek  Community Hall. Contact Mr.  Glen  Phillips,  885-2183.   1095-tfn  TWO   bedroom   self   contained  cabins,    ailso   one    bedroom  units. Winter rates, Vic's Motel,  885-9561. 1288-tfn  WINTER rates: Fully furnished  cottages,' $60 month plus  utilities; also weekly'and nightly rates, Also available, full  trailer hook-ups. Phone 885-  9565,  Mission Point  Motel.  1346-tfn  3   ROOM,   wlf-contalncd   furnished ��uM��.    Phone 88G-9902,  1054-11  DAVIS Bay,  2 bedroom house  on  scafront  near  wharf. $.Vi  per month.   Phone 885-2280.  , >    15:w-tfn  AVAILABLE March 1st, deluxe  lartfn hoim-keeping room with  electric range, fridge, TV, etc.  Unen and utilities supplied.  . Private entrance and bathroom.  Ideal for teacher. Woman preferred. $M) per month. M��M>n  Jtoad,  Sechelt.   Phone  HH5-Hr��S0.  1537-12  REAL ESTATE  IAST   In   Sechelt   around   I'or-  pohr Hay nrrn, black fcmnl^  PW5'.    Pbonp   885-2H33.  , 1377-11  HARD to find property, undeveloped 25 acres, view property In Sechelt. Make excellent  subdivision, ' $20,000. Box 381,  Sechelt.        , ttM-tfn  5 ACRES undeveloped property  Inside     village     boundaries.  !*,500.  Box m, Brehelt BC.  565tfn  properties    on  Coast, contact Frank Lewis or  Morton    Mackay   at   Gibsons  Office.   Phone 886-9900.  FINLAY REALTY LTD.  Gibsons and Burquitlam  1373-11  THE SUN SHINES ON  VILLAGE���Lovely spacious 2  bedroom home, hardwood  floors, fireplace, A-oil heaif,  'aux. elec. wiring, attached garage, full high basement, $18,-  ���900.  ��� ���"       ��� >-   1  ��� ��� ���������:,:' :-  WATERFRONT home���large.4  bedroom, basement, pool table  size,rec room. A-oil heat, fireplace on 100' WF. Good buying  at $25,000.  SUMMER cottage on 1 waterfront. Some terms on $12,000.  2 bedroom home, garden lot,  elec. heat, $8,950 with $3,000  down.  Finish yourself���-new 4 room  house on 100'x200' lot. Duroid  ��� roof and aluminum windows in  $4,500.  SILVER SANDS���75' waterfront in protected bay. Luxury  home. H.D. wiring. High basement, double carport, fine  beach, dock and ways. $32,000.  Try your terms.  Treed WF lot, $8,900.  Harry Gregory���885-9392  H. B. GORDON &  KENNETT LTD.  Sechelt, B.C.     , 885-2013  1313-8  MOVE IN on $2500 down pay-  meat, lovely 3 bdrm. home on  largo fenced view lot. Hardwood floors throughout. Fire  place in bright livlni; room.  A/oil furnace in full concrete  bsimt, Wired for rnnfie and  dryer.  COZY 3 room collage in good  location, close do shops etc,  Only $5000 full price,  SMALL view home, 2 bdrms.,  kitchen, living room, 3 pc. bath,  Law down payment on $7000.  75X120 LANDSCAPED view lot  ready <o build, fully .serviced.  A bar'galn at $3200.  K. BUTLER REALTY  & INSURANCE  Gibsons,  BOC-2OO0I  The Progressive Tleoltor  UNDERWRITING LIFE  AND MORTGAGE  INSURANCE  Representing  MONTREAL LIFE  INSURANCE CO.  1374-11  for truck or what have you?  Phone, 7885-9567. Write Box 481,  Seehelt,  B.C.       ^ 1378-11,  FOR SALE  SPECIAL for sale. Large Easy-  Read     Typewriter.     Almost  new. Cost over $300. Now $175.  Phone   885-9654. 1017-tfn  USED power saws for sale. All  makes and sizes. Chain Saw  Centre, Seehelt, 88^9626.  . :/-.������������.���'..��� . ;.8966-tfn  IF   IT'S   suits-lit's   Morgans,  885-9330, Sechelt, B.C.  1    ;   ,   8893-tfn  GOOD   local  Ladner   hay   for  sale, $1  per bale delivered.  Phone 946-6568. 9046-tfn  USED Washers,. $15 and up.  Weistinghbuse Roasting Oven,  $12. Used Coleman Oil Heaters,  A-l shape, $49.95. Watch for  our big January Red Tag Sale.  Parker's Hardware Ltd., Sechelt, Phone 885-2171. 1308-tfn  WESTEMGHOUSE  23"   insUnt-  on TV. 3 years old. Very good  condition. FlMxne 885-2177 after  6 p.m. 1334-11  PART  Arab  horses   for  sale.  Phone 886-2051. 998-12  BUSHWOOD, down  3   months,  ready  to  ��aw up and take  away free, near road Roberto  Creek.   886-7489. 1350-12  FLOOR   furnace,   50,000   BTU,  $50; barrel of oil, plus stand,  $15.    Pl*ome 885-9979.        1351-12  USED washers, they work, $10  and up. 2 used upright  vacuum cleaners, $14.95 each.  Used G.E. fridge, $09.95. Watch  for our .Red Tag Sale flyer.  Parker's Hardware Md,, Sech-  olt,  B.C.,  Phone 885-2171.  1361-tfn  USED wringer washer, Al condition, $45. New 21 cu. ft.  deep freer*, was $242,95 now  $229.95. Used 9 cu. ft. fridge,  $65. New 3 pec. bedroom suite,  was $109.95, now $179.95, Phone  880-2442, Gibsons Hardware  Ltd. 1372-11  ELECTRIC blanket*, pads, fry  pans, toasters, waffle makers,  percolators and lanterns. Earl's  in Gibsons, Phone 886-9CO0.  1371-11  MARINE ACCESSORIES  Paint,���nbrr-fjlasia���Roi'*'���  Canvas���Boat Hardware  Com pressed ialr service for  jktodivera air tanks,  fJklnidlvers avallaWe for  ���salvage woric.  WALT NYGREN SALES  1      LTD.  Phone BBC 9303, Gibrvms, B.C.  130��<fn  ward slope of good sandy loam sheltered  from cold northerly winds by rising land  behind and'forest growth would be an instance of such an area, particularly if. it  were near the shore; 'that late frosts would  be tempered by a great body of water. ^  Those who use lon��,^or4s] would say  that such areas enjoy a^'micro-climate''.  and it is worth noting -that a northward  slope of cold clay soil can also claim that  distinction. Being colder than the average,  it may still be useful for plants that require such conditions. 1 \ ���  But one naturally prefers the waijm  aspect and it is just now, when the appearance of every late-winter flower brings us  a glad message, that we note and appreciate the difference even a short distance  can make. I. could walk down to my  friend's house near the shore in ten'minutes or iso, leaving no sign whatever of the  life that still sleeps under the >od oh my  own place. I would find the snowdrops  and-tiie crocus in full flower, with the  green fronds of the daffodils already above  ground, promising buds to follow soon.  Those,, "daffs" will certainly "come before  the swallow, dares and take the winds of  March with beauty," but mine will not;  the swallows will' have built their nests  before I find ithe first yellow trumpet. \  Before any development work Is done  on such an area the wild native growth of  every kind--will tell the, same story, as'  birds and insects know. There is a full  month,of difference and in all the years I  have never quite become used to it. Someone suggested a move as the obvious cure  but when one is dug in for bis last stand,  that might be rather serious���and the old  guard is reluctant to isurrender.  Also I had my fun with micro-climates  years ago when we held a large acreage  and work was play to me. In addition to  the main cropping area, we cleared, fenced  and cultivated three outlying gardens on  sites chosen especially for early growing  on a commercial scale. That required considerable/labor. Tho views that my friends  expressed on those projects would be unfit  for family reading and their reports of my  doings to others would be worse 1 But  nothing cared lj as the hippies of today  would put it. I was doing "my thing", and  with satisfaction. For all those outlying  gardens paid off in returns, bdth in good  average growing years and the odd years  of cool, wot summers when all the blight  and fungus and mildew troubles were on,  the rampage.  Our plantsi growing strongly on those  chosen flpwlts showed high resistance, and  even  tliose   so  susceptible   to   trouble   as  tomatoes   stood   up   and  ."took   it"   and  cropped well Jn a year of general failure, /  Vivo le'micro-climate! I  Anglican Church Women  reduce monthly meets  RKVJMIRND Barry Jenks recently chaired  a well attended meeting of SI. Hilda's  Parish, Anglican Church Women. Tbe  group will no longer imeut once a month as  a whole but has been divided into various  committees each with its own chairman.  The committees will meet together about  four times a year.  Church officers for 1908, installed by  Rev. Barry Jenks are; Vkar'* Warden,  Mr. T. Ivan Smith; people* Warden, Mr.  S. C, Bryant; Vestry Clerk, Mrs. W. Rankin; Treasurer, Dr. Vosburgh; Senior  Sidesman. Mr. J. Bell.' Drtegat/w to  Synod, Mr. T. Ivan Srn^h; Mr. Fred Taylor; Mr. A. W.i Williams; Dr. Vosburgh;  Mr.v S. C. Bryant; Mrs. A, W. William^;  Envelope Secretary, Mlns E. Ormond;  Committee membera, Mrs, R. G. Foxall,  Mr J. if, Whaitcf, and Mr. ft. WiliiamR.  During the week three Members of the  B.C. Federation met with myself and I  feel we had a frank discussion various  matters brought up which will assist me  ih my own study of the Act.  Another event that camenpjor- discus-  siow was the mbt^oh ot the Attort^^3en-  eral that the Repor^of the RoyaT Commission on Gasoline Prices be placed, before  a Special Committee. This report was before a committee last Session, and although  it.was decided, at the..time, to lay it over  uitil the 1969 Session; because of strong  requests for it to be brought up again this  year, this has been done and as- a result  goes to a Special Committee. I do hot  think Opposition was expected to this being  done. However, after a very heated debate and a division being called, all the  Liberal Members with\ only four NDP  members . voted with tfye Government in  favor of it going to Committee. Standing  committees have now been appointed, ahd  it looks like some of these committees are  going to be,very busy indeed, and this is  good.  .. Tuesday evening I gave my first speech  and it was in main, my report on what I  had done this past year although I did  is^peak on Elderly Citizens Housing in some  detail. On my next speech which will be' on  the Budget, I will be going into more detail  oh various phases of the Elderly Citizen  , as well as the Riding itself.[Date for this  speech is February 23rd.  ANGUCAN\ CHURCH  SAINT HILDA'S���SECHELT  &:Q0 a.rn. Every Sundoy.  ?;30 am. Chilirch School  11 :Q0 d.m. 2nd, 4^ 5th Sundays  7:30 p.m. 1st and 3rdSundoys  Serviceslbeld regulaHjfcU* _  GARDEN MX*MO*dO��?S ond EGMONT  ,^.^3^r^^^:pHbnO$5-?793.(i:  Every Wed. 10 om H. Communion SJ. Hilda'a  SUNSHINE COAST  GOSPEL CHURCH  (Undenominational)  Sunday School 10:00 a.m.  Church Service 11:15 a.m.  Evening Service 7:30 p.m.  PASTOR REV. S, CASSEI4S  PavU Bay Rood and Arbutus  (2 blocks up from Highway)  St. John's United Church  WlUon Creek, B.C.  Sunday School-���9:45 >curn.  Divine Worship���-i 1;IS o-m.  Led bv Miss H. E, Campbell  Except on 2nd Sundoy each mOnm  Family Service��� U: 15 o.m��  Divine Service���3:30 p.m.  Led by Rev. W. ,M. Comeron  for further informettoo '  Phone 885-9744  .���-�����-���:. m...-,.:,���:,,���, ���.;,.\l^.\^ f-cr.���lX^jJL���^���i.,^;,���.-,., ;-M... ^&*  SECHELT AGENCIES DATE PAD  ��� This free reminder of coming events Is a service of SECHELT AGENCIES  LTD Phone Peninsula Times direct for free listings, specifying "Date  Pod", Please note that spaco Is limited and some advance dates may  hate to wolt their turn; also that this is a "reminder" listing only and  cannot always carry full details.  noarasnorjo*  Teb   14���2-4 p.m, Holy Family Parish Hall, Sechelt, CWL Valentine  Tea ond Bake Sole.  [,',   14���2 p.m. St., Bartholomew's Parish Hall, Gibsons, Valentine Tea.  Free transportation from old P.O. Corner from   1:45 p.m.  I'tl>    15���1:30 p.m.   Lerjlon  Hall,   Sechelt.   General   Medina   OAPO,  Branch 96^  Til*   17���9 p.m. Wilcon Creek Hall, Valentine Dance. '  Iri.   19__7;30 p,m. Flphlnttone Auditorium. Tommy Tompkins Wildlife Films. , .      . ,     '  Ti'j   19���B p,m, Elphlntlonc, Room 202. PTA meeting,  Tel,   24���2 p.m. Wilton Sreek Community Hall. Arts Council Grand  Auction. '  ASK FOR OUR FREE BROCHURE  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCES  Multiple U*tlng Service  Vancouver Reel Estate  Board  Phone 005-2161  AGENCIES LID.  -A  :n  .*���  atBIQNS OfflCR fHONK 886-7015  !  :  \ *W -*." *-**' -*>~.Ln.  Happenings Around Elphie  i  ���by Rob Boyes and Marilyn Hopkins  PREPARATION, for- two major' events' of  our school year are now underway, and  it is hoped both., will be successful. The  first, homecoming games with past grads,  ���will be laeld on February 23 beginning at  6:30 ,p,im, E is to be followed by a Valentine Dance, which will not be open to  Grade eight.  Music' for, the dance will be provided by  Meddy's People���a Vancouver band. Admission will be $1.50 with student council  card,' and $2 without  Past grads of our school are invited to  at/tend both events, .the second of which is  \ to be a Penny Carnival. The twenty-one  divisionsin~our"ischool~"a(re"~asked_tors.jp'onsor_  a booth of their own choice which will  contribute to tihe success of the carnival.  A few of .the, booths are dart throwing,  nickle toss, paint-in, a Grade twelve  smash-in (to be outside), and events such  as a restaurant sponsored by the three  Grade itwelve divisions, and a house of  horrors. This Penny Carnival will be held  in ithe afternoon and evening of March 8.  This coming weekend, 16th and 1Mb of  February our teams are again on the road.  On Friday night they travel to Alpha Junior  Secondary in North Burnaby and on Saturday, move on to Squaimish. This was one  of the reasons why our Valentine Dance  was postponed to the following weekend.  Our teams' were unable to travel to Hugh  Boyd Junior Secondary in Richmond last  weekend due to a cancellation from that  school. It if hoped the games will be held  in the near future.  Mrs. j Richardson, girls' rP.T. instructor,  has set up a schedule ofhpon-how "house"  basketball games for senior and intermediate  girls.   No one should  be  mixed  up  during play now, thanks (to-an efficient  schedule. The "Yatse Club" has. now been  started. ��� This >cl<ub is to provide students  /With a place to go to play different games'.  Iti \s held in the basement every noon hour.'  At the end of each week tbe person who  his gained most points during the week is  awarded a prize. '  It has been noticed that a few of our  water fountains bave finally been fixed.  The new library is coming along quickly;  the' carpet was put down this week.  ��� Friday at noon "The Company", a  group of fun-minded students on the Peninsula, decorated one of Elphie's prize trees.  "As"you walked-over~to"the"shopping centre"  you could see a tree, gaily decorated with  tin foil, wire and colorful finery. The good  weather this past week has brought a few  of the classes outside and Mr. Portman has  taken pictures of them.  Lately there has been controversy over  the length of boys' hair, and we have ithe  opinions of some members of our student  body. Here they are: "It's okay as long  as it is kept neat". "If you like long hair  it's your'own business"; "It's the business  of the individual, only. No one has the  right to tell him to get it cut except-the  administration of' the school and the  parents." At this time the influences on him  should only be from these sources, other  than ithe law"; "As long as it doesn't  bother me, I couldn't care less"; "It's his  head; a guy should be able to do what he  wants with at"; "If they want long hair,  why not? It's like having the liquor law.  How many guys under 21 drink? Most of  the teachers seem to be for it"; "It's fine  as long as it is cut clean and doesn't hang  in the eyes when a person is working". .  Sechelt News Notes  Coasi-Capilano MP  Arts Council speaker  -ENCOURAGED by ithe interest in community  resources,  shown recently, by  various groups, the Arts Council has asked  Mr. Jack Davis MP, an outsider ,who can  look at us,objectively but who should know  _us well as-he has an interest ih our well  being,  to  focus our  attention upon bur  community and our human resources.  Mr,  Davis will give .an address on "how to  make our community a better place in  which ito live" on March 23 at Elphinstone.  Since its inception two years' ago 4he  Sunshine  Coast Arts   Council   has   been  struggling to keep intact its vision of the  Sunshine Coast as an integral unit and .to    Peari Tyson   j^.   ,Helen AaigKsm and  grow-out-of-the old- parochial-nooks- and��� MiislTJeah^Berriy.  Wednesdoy, Fefci-uory 14,1968       The Penmswlo ^JTiaiteV"-' ' *   &go 8  Mfcf AND MRS, Paul Hatfield and their  two young sons have rented their home  in Sechelt and returned to Ontario.- As bis  father passed away recently, Mr. Hatfield  felt he should be near his another who has  not been well.  Mrs. William Marstin of Mission Point  was honored recently on the occasion of  her-birthday at a surprise party held in  the home of Miss Ann Ross. Guests were;  Miss Adele de Lange, Mrs. Molly Smith,  Mrs. Ester Berry, Mrs. Rose Crick, Mrs.  Pearl Tyson,  crannies  To this end directors have been chosen  or incorporated to represent different areas  and, together and in committees tbe idea  of community betterment has been continually discussed ahd fostered.  One of the difficulties encountered by  the Arts Council, apart from .the geography  of the area, has been "ito overcome its  public image created automatically an most  people by the use of the word Art. That  of a group of well-meaning, slightly crazy  people dabbling in paint, dwelling in ivory  towers completely divorced from the business of everyday Mfe of making a living  and bringing up a family. Daily living of  course is She art in which we are all involved, and whether we like it or not  success is influenced in mairy ways by the  community in which we live.  This is 'the first in a (series of events  planned by the Arts Council in a community betterment .program which could lead  up to a Conference on Community Resources. -  MURRAY'S GARDEN & PET  SUPPLIES  LANDSCAPING - PRUNING  Gower Point Rood  Gibsons, B.C. - Diol 886-2919  FRANK E. DECKER, OPTOMETRIST  Bol Block - Gibsons  Every Wednesday  886-2166  TASELLA SHOPPE  Ladies' - Men's - Children's Wear  Yard Goods - Bedding - Linens  Dial 885-9331 - Sechelt, B.C.  RICHARD P.. KENNETT  NOTARY PUBLIC  telephone Gibsons 886-2481 - Res. 886.2131  ��� CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  Regl Estate & Insurance     ^  BOB'S APPLIANCES  ZkAzs & Service       \  Benner Bros. Block, SechelOB.C.  Phone 885-2313  L & H. SWANSON LTD. '  Septic Tanks arid Drain Fields ��� Backhoe and  Front End Loader Work.  Screened Cement Gravel ��� Fill and Road Gravel.  Wicne 885-9666 - Box 172 - Sechelt  John Hind-Smith  REFRIGERATION  PORT MELLON  TV PENDER HARBOUR  Phone 886-2231  from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Res. 886-9949  Scows ��*- Logs  SECHELT TOWING & SALVAGE  LTD.  Heavy Equipment Moving & Log (Towing  ' L. HIGGS  Phone 885-9425       THE TOGGERY  Ladies' and Children's Wear  Open six days a week  Phone 885-2063  Cowrie Street, Sechelt  PARKINSON'S HEATING LTD.  GIBSONS  ESSO OIL FURNACES  No down payment - Bonk interest -  Ten years to pay  Complete line of appliances  For free estimate���Call 886-2728  5  MADEIRA MARINA  Madeira Park, B.C.  "four OMC Service Centre - Peninsula Evinrude  Dealer - Cabins - Trailers & Hook-up - Camp  Sites - Trailer Court - Lounchina Rarhp  Phone 883-2266  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  AND CABINET SHOP  Custom cabinetry for home and office  '   Kitchen Specialists  R. Birkin, Beach Ave., Roberts Creek ,  Phone 886-2551  GIBSON GIRL BEAUTY SALON  Gibsons Village  Experts at cuts, coiffs and colour  Custom Perms ~ Phone 886-2120  (CLOSED MONDAY)  For Your Fuel Supplies  Danny Wheeler  Your  IMPERIAL ESSO DEALER  886-9663 - Hopkins Landing  GIBSONS HARDWARE LTD.  Your Marshall Wells  Dealership,  Phone 886-2442 - Gibsons, B.C.  pilnnMni  iMii-in.-iM���iiii.     i i��i  i���i���ihimiiimiiii.ii 11.1 ������i-i..  ��� in i������������������i������,m  ' PENINSULA CLEANERS  152 V Gower Ft. Rood  886-2200 Gibsons  FOR YOUR FAMILY DRY CLEANING NEEDS  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER  Household Moving & Storage  Phone 806-2664 R.R. 1 Gibsons  m  1*1! " " *��� ���' ���"�����"<mmmi'm, ������������������ iiiiaswiMnniH ' ���"���'"l i"����*i*��*"wi  New service in district  PLUMBING & HOT WATER  HEATING  CERTIFIED MASTER PLUMBER  FREE ESTIMATES - PHONE ANYTIME  885-2037  John Malcolm . R.R. 1. SocMt. B.C.  HOWE SOUND 5-10-15c STORE  1589 Marine - Gibsons - 886-9852  ��� Everything from Needles to  School Supplies.  TILLICUM CHIMNEY SERVICE  Experienced chimney cleaning - gardening -  janitor service - painting - odd jobs etc. -  Free estimates - All work guaranteed.  Phone 885-2191  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD.  Dial 886-2808  When You Need Building Supplies  Give Us A Call.  FREE ESTIMATES  BOAT OWNERS  Consult Capt. W. Y. Higgs  Box 339, Gibsons, B.C. ��� 886-9546  Re INSURANCE CLAIMS  or      i  BOAT SALES  Phone 885-2062  SIM ELECTRIC LTD.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  APPLIANCES ��� ELECTRIC HEAT  Phone 885-2062  C & S SALES  SECHELT, B.C.  APPLIANCES - HARDWARE  HOME FURNISHINGS  Phone 885-9713  Phone 885-2818  NITA'S BEAUTY SALON  Open in the Benner Block  Sechelt, B.C.  PERMANENT WAVES ��� TINTS  HAIR CUT ��� STYLING ��� SHAPING  J���9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday  BELAIR CUSTOM UPHOLSTERY  REUPHOLSTERING - RESTYLING  .-CUSTOM-DESIGNED FURNITURE     -  DRAPERIES'  Phone 886-2873 after 6 p.m.  EATON'S  'WHERf-TO-GO"   ,      '^,  Travel service  TRAVEL AGENT FOR ALL YOUR  F        TRAVEL NEEDS  1 MARGARET MACKENZIE  Sunnycrest Shopping Ploua  Gibsons 886-2232  Head Office 515 Wert Hastings St., Vat..  PENINSULA SEPTIC TANK  SERVICE  Prompt - Effective - On The Spot  Service.   (  Call 886-9533 or 886-7071 after  5:30 p\m.  Fully Insured  BRIDGE TOURNAMENT  ; St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary Merry-  Cro-Round Bridge Tournament got underlay last week. The tournament was  organized by Mrs. R. Barclay and includes  twenty ladies. Each player (retains her  same partner and plays two games each  month. Every player pays 50 cents each  evening she plays and the proceeds go to  ithe Hospital Auxiliary.  V The itournaiment promises to he enjoyable and worthwhile. Players participating  are: Mrs. G. Potts, Mrs. T. Lamb, Mrs. W.  Parsons, Mrs. <5. Hall, Mrs. L. Stannard,  Mrs. C. H. Nixon, Mrs. Hughes, Mrs. R.  Hill, Mrs. W. Henderson, Mrs. N, Burley,  Mrs. C. Gordon, Mrs. J. Parker, Miss C.  Ward, Mrs. R. Barclay, Mrs. S. Dawe,  'Mrs. J. Redman, Mrs. O. Moscrip, Mrs.  L. Johnson, Mrs. M. Slater and Mrs. B.  VALENTINE BIRTHDAY  i Miss Karin Paetkau, daughter of Dr.  and Mrs. 'Eric Paetkau of Selma Park has  her eighth ibirthday on Valentine's Day. To  "celebrate ithe occasion she entertained  about ten little girls ait a party in her  home last week.  PIONEER PASSES  * Rev. B. Jenfcs officiated at ithe graveside  service when the late Jessie Clementine  Jrvine was buried in St. Hilda's cemetery,-  Sechelt on February 8th. Mrs. Irvine  passed away on February 3rd on Vancouver after a lengthy illness.  Born in England, Mrs. Irvine ancf her  husband .Duncan came to live in Sechelt  in 1912. They first lived in a tent close to  the site of ithe Sechelt Marine building and  later moved to itheir new home, "Herons-  gyll" on Porpoise Bay. Both Mr. and Mrs.  Irvine took an active interest Jin community affairs. Mrs. Irvine worked for the  Red Cross during the first World War. It  was , through Mrs. Irvine's interest and  perseverance the government wharf .was  built in Porpoise Bay after the collapse of  the privately owned wharf. Mr. Irvine died  in 1S49.  INSTALLATION  Ladies' Auxiliary to Branch 140 Royal  Canadian   Legion,   executive   officers   for  i 1958 were recently installed.   President is  ^JWith Your Neighbours  Mrs. Gladdie Prost; 1st vice, Mrs. Gladys  Ritchie; 2nd vice, Mrs. Carrie Suttees;  treasurer, Mrs. Bubbles Creighton; secretary, Mrs. Diane Anderson; sergeant ait  arms, Mrs. Fat Porter; standard bearer,  Mrs. Marion Cook.*  Branch 96 OAPO meet  Thursday, Feb. 15  -NEXTmeating of-Branch 98 of the OAPO  will be held on Thursday, February 15th  at the Legion Hall, Sechelt at 1:30 p.m.  " Bill Coffey, chairman of tbe transportation comimittee advises ithat unless more  bookings are received Cor the Vancouver  trip . scheduled for Thursday, February  22nd it will not be possible to go ahead.  So! come along and make your reservations  at Thursday's meeting.  At the meeting, raffle tickets will be  available for a vacuum sweeper, with proceeds going to ithe Sunshine Coast Senior  ' Citizens' homes. There will also be a  white elephant sale in aid of ithe same good  cause and any donations for this stall will  be gratefully received.  soccer leami  compete with city  TWO jSUNSfliNE ' Coast. Juvenile ���.Soccer  I teams will travel to North Vancouver  on Saturday, 17<th February to compete  with. Vancouver teams in soccer playoffs.  Sechelt Timbermen meet St Andrew's  at .11 a.m. in division 7. .   .  Gibsons Legion meet Burdett B's at 12  noon in division 6.  The Gibsons (team is making arrangements for -a chartered bus to Jtravel on Ithe  ' 8:30 a.m. ferry but it will be necessary to  fill (the bus; anyone wishing to travel with  the teaim should contact Mr! Murphy at  886-9380. or Mr. Mouzakis at 886-2055 as  ���soon-as-possible���. ���        MEETING  .  Gibsons Athletic Association will hold a  'meeting for parents or anyone interested  in sports at 7:30 pan. Thursday, February  22nd in the Union Hall (Old Hilltop Building), at Gibsons.  RESULTS  Weekend soccer results:  Division 7:   Gibsons Cougars 4, Shop  Easy Q;  Sechelt Timbermen 1,  Gibsons  Canfor. 0.  Division-6:  Gibsons Legion 5,, Sechelt  Legion 0.  Division  4:   Sechelt  Legion  3,   Local  297 0.  Legion Hall, Sechelt.. *  Sechelt Hospital Auxiliary  ready for Regional Meeting  FEBRUARY    monthly   meeting   of   the  Sechelt Hospital Auxiliary was held  recently with Mrs. T. I. B. Smith, -vice-  president, presiding.  The business at hand got under way  -with the main topic of interest being that  annual regional meeting to be held in  Sechelt in April lit was reported that a  recent comimifcfcee meeting to plan for the  event was ��� held in the board room of the  St. Mary's Hospital with all the Peninsula  auxiliaries as follows: Port Mellon, Mrs.  E. Sherman and Mrs. E. Wolverton; Gibsons, Mrs. I. Richards; Roberts Creek,  Mrs. V. Beeman, Mrs. J. Rowan and Mrs.  M. Tibbs; Halfrnoon Bay, Mrs. A. Rutherford and Mrs. R. Warn; Pender Harbour,  Mrs.. R. Nield and Mrs. A. Scales; and  Sechelt, Mrs. O., Moscrip, Mrs. B. Williams  and Mrs. E. Johnson.  The meeting was chaired by the convenor Mrs. O. Moscrip who recently had  a discussion with'Mrs. W. H. Cotton, regarding the forthcoming regional meeting  and a tentative program was outlined.  Members from other Lower Mainland  auxiliaries will leave Horseshoe Bay on a  Convebient ferry sailing and will arrive at  Sechelt approximately 11  a.m. at the Legion-  Halfrnoon Bay Happenings  S  Bernina & Omega  Sales. Parts, Service1  UNSHINE  EWING  ERVICE  FREE HOME DEMONSTRATION  REPAIRS AND SERVICE ON ALL MAKES  Mrs, Mono Havics - 885-9740  WIZARD'S SEWING CENTRE  Authorized  Singer Sewing Machine Dealer  Cowrie St. - Sechelt - Ph. 885-9345  McPHEORAN ELECTRIC LTD.  Residential - Commercial  Industrial Wiring  Electric Heating Specialists  Gibsons 886-9689  Serving Port Mellon to Pender Harbour     i  .,,. ���   HEWITT CLEANING SERVICE  Floor . . . Washed, Waxed, Stripped.  Window Cleaning  Phono Ken Hewitt  885-2266 or 885-2019  ROY & WAGENAAR  B.C. Land Surveyors  Marine Building - Sechelt  885-2332 or ^Enrth 6430  UNSHINE AUTO GLASS  COAST REPLACEMENT  'ERVICE LTD.      A SPECIALTY  COLLISION REPAIRS  24 HOUR TOWING���886-2811  Wilson Creek, B.C. - 885-9466  At the Sign of tho Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & MARINE SERYICE LTD.  Machine Shop ��� Arc ond Acty Welding  Steel Fabricating���Marine Ways  Automotive and Marine Repairs  Standard Marino Station  Phone 886.7721        Ret. 686-9956, 886-9326  BRIAN'S DRIVE-IN  The Brightest Spot on the Highway  Opposite the High School - Gibsons  For Take Out Orders Phone 886-2433  K&Z APPLIANCES  Major Appliances Service  All Makes of Major Appliances  Phone 885-9578 -Sechelt, B.C.  EXCAVATIONS  Foundations - trees removed  Clearing and Road Building -  Gravel, Navvy & Fill  A SIMPKINS���885-2132  BRICKLAYING  Have your garbage remored.  Phono  KELLY'S GARBAGE COLLECTION  886-2283  Langdale to 'Roberts Creek  ,    including Gower Point  WITH the Welcome Beach Hall gaily de-  <cbra'ted with cupids and hearts -by Mrs.  Guy Clear, a successful Valentine party  was held last Saturday evening. A singsong, accompanied by Mrs. Clear on the  new piano, started off the program, followed by a humorous skit by Mr. and Mrs.  Hugh Duff.  Prizes for the whist drive were won by  Mrs. M. Tinkley, Mrs. Hugh Duff, Roy  Holgate and Ralph Lynds, with the Consolation prize going ito Miss Louise Rutherford. The evening ended with delicious  refreshments of strawberry shortcake  served by Mrs. R. Holgate, Mrs. J. Hall  and Mrs. R. Lynds.  President Roy Holgate announced that  the next party would be a St. Patrick's  party on March Ifith, when it is hoped ito  revive the Irish band which was so popular  last year. The Welcome Beach Community  Association is also 'planning a tea and sale  at Easter in aid of the piano fund.  RETURNED HOME  Mr. and Mrs. Guy Clear are home after  a visit to their old stamping grounds at  Courtenay where they attended the annual  meeting of the Pollyanna Cjub which is  celebrated each year with a Chinese dinner  at the Bamboo Gardens at Courtenay.  For the past four years, Mrs. Clear has  served as secretary of the club whose  objective is to contribute to the support  of one German family and one Polish  family.  72 DEGREES BELOW  While residents of the Sunshine Coast  are complaining of the cold weather, one  visitor who considers our climate balmy  is Ole Kadin of Watson Lake, Yukon, who  is spending the winter as (the guest of his,,  brother, Anton Kadin at Eureka. Ole heard  last week thatilhe temperature at his home  town had dropped to 72 degrees (below���  and he is willing to admit that 'is a bit  cold!  IN  BRIEF '  1 Recent guest of the Ralph Lynds was  Bill Rlchter of Wilson Creek. Among the  many guests at itheir cottages last weekend were Bessie Maybec, Mr, and Mrs.  Hugh Duff, the Jack Temple family and  Bill Gunn. I  News from Canon and Mrs. Alan Greene  on board the S.S. Plnteldyk indicates that  ihvy are progressing islowly down tho California Coatit with many slops for loading  and unloading freight,, which gives them  plenty of time for flight seeing. They enjoyed ifJicir istay In San Francisco, where  they were met by Canon Greene's daughter, Miss Marjorlo Greene who drove them  around and ��howcd ilhcm the city.  Lynnc Brown underwent surgery in fit.  Mary's Hospital last week, while Buck  Granswlck is liorne after his stay in hospital.  FILM SERIES  The next program of documentary films  n,1 ithe Welcome Beach Hall will be on  Tuesday,   February  20th,   with   a   feature  ���by Moiy Tinkley  film, "Buy Lowr-HSell High",; with the  principal scene at the Montreal stock exchange where two experts give some vital  comments on the operations of a stock  exchange and the chances of making a  fortune.' ���������..���������������������  "The! Ever Changing Lowlands";-a shout  film in color, depicts the regions of the St.  Lawrence' River with its abundant hydro  power and' cheap waiter transportation.  There will be an autobiographical study  of A. M." Klein, a Jewish poet, showing tie  many  sided   life   of  his   native  city  Montreal.  Pant 4 of Lew Muimford's series on the  City, studies the congestion and growing  sterility that is destroying (the vitality and  attractiveness of cities. i  Hall, April 24* 1968.  Ihe meeting will be /in- two sessions,  morning ahd afternoon with an adjournment at 1 p.an.-2 p.tm. for a luncheon. Included on the agenda will be registration,  convening of meeting, business and a panel,  with a hospital tour and a tea planned tor  3:30 p.m.  At the showcase in the St. Mary's Hospital it was reported that knitted baby  clothes were badly needed. Wool will be  supplied to anyone'wishing to donate their  time to this worthwhile 'project.  Annual membership fees are now due  and to be paid before March 31. Active  members $1.50, associate members $2.'  After the meeting refreshments were  served by Mrs. E. J. Ritzgerald and Mrs.  R. Breeze.  B&P Women's Club  slates March meet  SUNSHINE Coast BPW Club held a most  ���enjoyable dinner meeting at Ole's Cove  on Tuesday, February 6, when the guest  - speaker was- Mrs. C. WaddeiL. Director o��~  the Women's Bureau in Vancouver. Mrs.  Waddell explained the structure and work  of the Bureau, which works in close co-operation with the Department of Labour,  Canada 'Manpower and other government  agencies, and is concerned with working  conditions, salaries, promotions, etc. of the  working woman. ?>:    '.  The Chairman reported /the club had  received a letter of thanks from the Vancouver Branch of the United Nations Association for their efforts in selling UNICEF  Christmas Cards, which sales totalled  $158.56.   ;  Guest for ithe March meeting will be the  popular Regional Director for this area,  Mrs. Phyllis Chandler, who has visited our  club twice before.   To accommodate Mrs.  Chandler,  a  working woman,  the March  meeting will be held on Sunday, March 3,  taking the form of a luncheon meeting at  1 p.m. AU club members are urged to try  and attend as Mrs. Chandler's visits are  always extremely interesting, informative  and enjoyable. i  E, L. (Ed) Butler says:  "A Mortgage is o wonderful thing". Few  Families could ever own or enjoy a homo  of their own without the benefit of a  Mortgoge.  At the stroke of a pen on on application for  MORTGAGE CANCELLATION LIFE Insurance  ... You can GUARANTEE your family the  money to pay off the loan. i  For details, call or write toi  E. L BUTLER  MONTREAL LIFE REPRESENTATIVE  Box 566, Gibtont, B.C. - Phone 886-2000  Tel.: 885-3047  SICHELT, B.C.  GEO. WAGMAN  BACKHOE & LOADER  DITCHING, BASEMENTS, LANDSCAPING  ETC.  MODSr^t MACKfHS  CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE  Port Office Dldg.. Sochelt . Phono 883-2333  TUESDAY���11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  THURSDAYS���11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  SATURDAYS���3:30 p.m. to 7:00 pm.  SL Mmry'n E4d>��|*��tal < ~- SecSBsSi, EX.  OISCE  VBSSTBNG H0UHS ARE HOW AS FOLLOWS  Maternity Ward ��� 2 p.m. to 5p.ro. and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Monday through Sunday, ADULTS ONLY  1 TWO ONLY AT ANY ONE TIME  f  CMILDHEH AftE WOT PEftMITTED  MATERNITY WAftDS AT ANY Tift  m  Children* a Ward  Adult'a Ward .   _ Z prn. to 6:30 p.m.  2 p.m to 8:00 p.m.  TWO VISITORS ONLY PER PATIENT AT ANY ONE TIME  VISITORS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO SMOKE IN  HOSPITAL WARDS  No Children under IB &re alStnmd En wards  On Sunday* and Statutory Holiday* Children are permitted  when accompanied by iwrent* and in accordance with  vftiting hour*.  \  .(���i*. .*. ^..^ , ���**��* W"*^f S4?  JNM.  The PenE^uIoTIroSs   Wednesday, Febraoty Hfr 196��  '        tilf|i   I   1   jfnW"  ' ���  rf ly.. HI ii fri-n  liir|jl|;       III  ���' ii       in   ���! ���!���   I*) >o��y fee >��rO/ia A��f * rfjafc nor Be so Vrdng tfs to fail to toy what * believe &> he ��&>��*f  5       . ���JOHJir ATKINS!  %rr..M..^.00000*M0m*0M0**imWa*B0Ut^MBaM*  jPre^n^M ���� M��t Help  toaight be cliumed justificatioft exists.  Unfortunately, it would take a tremendous stretch of the imagtaaliott to  suggest such' is the" case for already tinere  arentfiose'^seiilly^essii^g Tor^Ss^-  gional College which ^e are told will offer  a chance to the large number unable to  gain entry into University due to inadequate graduation results.  Trustees from time to time insist  they are guided solely by their own find/  ings and are not. influenced by individuals or groups. This we would question.  They are only human beings and are  as susceptible to pressures and sales pitches as anyone else. We had one little  ^group pressing some time ago for a  psychiatrist This we now have under the  name of.a "Special Counsellor" at the  cost bf $13,1000 annually. Another IMle  group sought music instruction and. this  we how have .at a cost of $9380 plus  salaries amounting to close to $25,000.  These are but two instances of min-  HOSTttJTY toward the Board of School  Trustees by so many taxpayers and  councils is by no means unique for similar protests are presently in vogue  throughout the province and certainly  nor without very good cause.  Most councils are bending over backwards in order to hold budgets down  to a minimum and indeed, so dr> hospital-  boards, and it is a natural re-action to  object strongly to school district budgets which each year reach new heights  of fantasy-  On behalf of the trustees however,  it is pointed out that theirs is far from  an easy,course to navigate,, for, education  seems to have fallen into the category  of the "right forthe plucking"-dassairi  so many pitfalls lie in wait for the unwary administrators. Numerous half-  baked educational aids are.cohhed isnto  the imsuspeetingand^  ed onto the over-burdeheid taifjpayerj  with the insidious insinuation that^ta ire-  fuse *ould% tedeprive the sttt&ats  of facilities utilized elsewhere.  Another^ aspect is the fact that various groups of individuals, more often  than not idealists with heads protruding  above the clouds, indoctrinate certain  trustees with pet projects which, again,  "the students must have". Trustees  themselves make visits to various  schools on the lower mainland and invariably fall for a concept which might  be within the price range of that particular area and return hell-bent on im-  plimenting something similar in their own  district.  One should not discredit trustees for  an ambitious outlook and a keen desire  to ensure |our own students lack nothing,  and, providing the educational standard.  shows a idefmite improvement, then it  ��h^U  3>AN  ority groups at work; The benefits, if  any, of these specific items is another  matter. Sufficient be it to say these are  examples of pressures bought to bear  upon the trusts. They are .elected ty  the people and it would seem every taxpayer and his, or her, dog, have pet  schemes considered worthy of the utmost'support.  Our present system is very much out  of date and changes will eventually be  brought about A standardized school  program is necessary which should ap-t  ply to buildings, poHcy, curriculum, and  accent upon elimination of frills with a  straight forward honest to goodness education as the basic ingredient. This  would take the burden from the shoulders of elected trustees and greatly reduce  experimentation with idealistic clap-trap.  "Next thing jou know we'll need visas to play afthe Forum!"'  Jsan Sladey president  St. Mary's auxiliaries  AT tHE annual meeting of the Thrift Snap  tin Feb. '6, the auxiliaries to St. Mary's  Hospital held an ejection Of "officers for  1968 abet voted i��: President, airs. Jean  Sladey, Pender Harbour; secretary, Afe$.  Uooley Mason, Gibsons; treasurer, Mrs.  teola Jfill, Sechelt; publicity, Mrs. Vina  Beeman, Roberts Creek.  Mrs. Elsie Willis, Port Mellon, the re-"1  tiring president, thanked all auxiliary  members for their efforts* do make the  Thrift Shop a financial success.  In the fall of 1366, (the Port Mellon  Hospital Auxiliary brought the idea of a  Thrift Shop to the co-ordinating * council.  The task of-looking into-tihe-pros-and cons-  of such a venture fell to Port Mellon. In  January 1957 a ^oramittee was formed consisting of two representatives from each  auxiliary to manage the Thrift Shop which  opened for business January 28. Arrangements were made between the hospital  board and the committee for the use of  the Hospital Cottage.  From its inception, this venture has  been a great financial success due to  generous donations from the public and to  the untiring efforts of the six auxiliaries  who staff the shop.  i  Golf and Country Club  preparing for seeding  SUNSHINE Coast Golf and Country Club  directors have now gone into high gear  and announced this week, purchase of a  . used rniek. A front-end loader.has already  By Maryanhe West...  se IFe^t to ��teaadl Up*  paid a high salary in what in effect is an  administrative position.  Rights and wroni  together with re-actioj  sible groups and the  Trustees are something  /(The main; issue is that at long last one  man has shown sufficient courage to  speak out in public and seek action.  While it was evident fellow commissioners agreed with him, there was an  obvious reluctance to take the necessary  action, in other words, the age old story  "we support you but you shout alone".  We feel Commissioner Peterson deserves high praise for having the courage  of his convictions and whether he be right  or wrong he has at least made a stand  and until others join him by expressing  their views, rest assured, taxes will continue to spiral.  IPop^t's Cwfi&r  FOR an area this size and one which in  the   words   of   certain   provincial-  officialsj "is for the old folks" our school  costs have indeed reached incredibly high  proportions during the past four years.  During the'past months The Times  has drawn attention, by hieahs-UJof-  editorial comment ahd facts, to what we  have considered^ to be an undesirable  situation and one iwhich would have been  expected to brfeg forth considerable  public opinion. Apathy however has led  to these situations prevailing wifli the  result high school taxes predominate.  Regardless bf reluctance by taxpayers to raise protests, they do, nevertheless, continually phone or drop into  our office either commending us for  taking a stand or suggesting we soar to  even greater heights to unload journalistic brick-bats on the perpetrators of the  high1 expenditures- supposedly in the pursuit of education.  We do not fall for this approach for  it is our firm opinion that it is high time  the taxpayer stood on his own two feet  to do something about the matter. We  could all con others into fighting our  battles for us so that we emerge impregnated with the odour of roses when the  ballon bursts; but it is not good enough.  Most of us have been gifted with two  feet and it is high time they were used  to stand upon.  It could be this reluctance to speak  out stems from the fact that the average  'person just has to have a leader and in  this respect perhaps looks to councils  and other semi official organizations to  start the ball rolling. Should such be the  case, then, recent events would suggest  that the ball is about to roll with devastating certainty.   '  A ratepayers association was recently formed at Pender Harbour Which  has already made clear one of its primary  interests is high taxation. Both village  councils  have   expressed  concern   and    ���   ......   .  , ... ���"    ..       ...a.       1.    i     Exploited the ignorant poor.  have met twice recently with the school    , j *-,���.'  '  .. _, / ,       Laymen ond Ecclesiastics; f  trustees to discuss this very same subject,  Taxes in tho villages arc at a minimum. 'Ihe hospital which is itself a substantial undertaking also operates at an  cxtremclcy low figure, yet school costs,  despite an incomparable student increase or indeed, improved educational  standard, have continued to soar, This js  ' why concern is finally breaking through  for there is always a breaking point and  everyone will go only so far.  Greatest breach came Inst week with  the dramatic lowering of the boom by  Gomniiwsioncr Wally Peterson of Gibsons  who <in a report io council strongly rc-<  commended approval by council of the  196K f.di(H)| district budget bc given only  when the Ktylcct of the secretary  treasurer be dispensed with.  It was pointed out that the Trustees  themselves arc equally responsible for  any excessive expenditures although It  w*$ conceded the #ccftAsi"y4rc#W'C! *���  ;s of the situation  by other respon-  Board of School  yet to be learned.  FEBRUARY meeting of tile P.T.A. to be  held at Elphinstone Monday 19th will  itake the foian of a discussion on the value  of a Parent/Teacher Association to this  district < apart from -making coffee -and  helping at sports! tlay). Discussion leaders  will be a scnoolMtrustee, a parent and a  member of the Sechelft Teachers Association.  Gibsons  P.T.A. which serves a School  population of a (thousand students has a  membership of  26,  25  parents  and  one  teacher, so that it has unfortunately to. be  assumed that neither teachers nor parents  think anything is to be gained by parental  understanding of ihe changes which are  taking place in education.' This -is not the  opinion of the Principal of Bayyiew Elementary School in Vancouver who sent the  following tetter to .parents of his school:  ���'".-. .We are now at the point where we  need the P.T.A. more than ever.  Why?   t  iithink 1967 can be considered to be the  ��ginrring^flfe��m. educational revolution in  lithe eJlementarj^^scho^L.^        __       .,..,,,'v  r-"'"We 'fieett' p^reiffi''";Twh6'''Tiave'TrSorm*  opinion <>n such things as open area teach-  jing, ungraded organization of- schools, continuous (promotion, (team teaching, use of  electronic  -elcif devices,  programmed   instruction. 'When parents are organized and  have informed opln'ons they can .be of great  value in influencing ^policies of tihe Department of Education.   I assure you that the  Parent/Teacher Federation lias the ear of ,  rthe Minister of 'Education.  The Federation  also has formal membership and  representation on the British Columbia Education Research Council ...  ���*We need more than ever, parents who  are informed and who can take appropriate  action where and when it may be necessary .. ..'."���,.',���''��� i  The P.T.A. has welcomed and supported  the School   Board's   educational   monthly  meetings, but they too are poorly supported. The only meetings, successful in bringing out a crowd have been those concerned  with the dropout problems and allowing a  forum for parents and students with an  interest ait staked  The January meeting concerning new  trends in Elementary School education was  back to the faithful forty or so out of a  school population Of approximately 2000  plus 100 teachers, and the interested do  come all the way from Pender.'  Has your chair ibeen empty at P.TA.  meetings because you couldn't care less or  because the P.T.A. does not offer anything  wonffiwhile? If the laljter and you really  do care perhaps you'll bring some constructive ideas to the meeting,on February  19th. ! ��� ' ' '."      ���     ������'     -  High School students  named on hosour lisi  SECONDARY school students in the Sechelt School Distract who  have  attained  the Honour Roil during the second term are  as foEows: I  Pender Harbour: Grade 12, -Sally Hyartt  and   Kathy   MacKay;   Grade   9,   Darlene  ; Dubois   apd   Ruby   Anderson;   Grade   8,  JJanice Cumsrndng. ���  ���     Elphinstone; Division 2, Louise Johnston  <2.8, Stephen IVIcCourt 2.2; Division 3, Phil  Jteeyes   2.5,   Pat  Warn  2.2;   Division   4,  Deborah Dockar; Diyision 7, Karen  Ene-  mark   2.6,    Maureen  Owen    2.6,    Dorian  Gregory  2.5,  Donna    Nelson   2.4,    Karen  Alsager   2.1,    Dennis   Macey   2.1,    Mark  ',Rugigles\2.1; Division 10, Frances Finlayson  ?.4, Joan Gory 2.3.  ..,������   Honorable mention: Division 6, Rita Ono  2.0; Division 7, Bob Bemrie 1$.  Adult Edcualion Depl.  pips workshop series  ON FEBRUARY 24th a,workshop on adult  learning and kistruction will be. sponsored by the. Adult Education - Department  of .School District No. -46. It .will be the  first of a I series of workshops during 1968-  1969 designed to increase the proficiency,  skill, and understanding of people in the  community who are involved in adult lear^  ning programs or in other leadership positions. Anyone, however, interested in adult  learning may attend.  The workshop will be led by Dr. Coolie  Vomer of the Adult Education Staff at the  University of British Columbia. Dr. Vern-  er is one of the best known adult aducators  on the North American continent. He has.  been involved in adult instructor teaming,  not only at the University, but with management, labour, and other groups for  many years.  been acquired and. a start will be made  immediately on trenching in ; preparation  for the irrigation system. ,���  Directors' toured the course Sunday to  finalize arrangements for seeding which is  planned for the first week in April. Piping  for 4he irrigation has already been, ordered  and in order to speed up operations mem-  *bers are asked to volunteer a couple of  hours to work parties.  Publicity Chairman * Reg Thomas said  last week "we have in excess of two  hundred members ahd if they each gave  up two hours of their time, a tremendous  amount would be accomplished very  quickly." ���������..,  LISSILAND FLOfUST  & GIFT SH6P  Specializing in Funeral Designs  and Wedding Arrangements  886-9345 - Gibsons  Build your long-term  savings program on the  guaranteed foundation of  permanent life insurance.  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To use the one in existence  Gills for ultimate resistance  Should all other weapons fail  Jlih enormity will he used.  Bolli factions participating;  Both factions exterminating.  Should man him-*ir be -Mptd out j  fly nelMmpofted Armageddon,  And ratlike immunization  Should onTrromr radlMion,���  yio ht��mans, rw !r��ps; {u�� firth.  Thry will batlcn find thrive, and breed.  They 'will gnaw, and tear, an��f chew���  Tbe birth of �� CJcsjcm* fstvl  1  s^rasiii  1BK  o��bgradWi8gBHS!S^  Si  C1NT1E  Cox 489 - Sechelt  DEALERS FOR:  P.M. Canadian - McCirfloch - Hometito  Pioneer and StiM Chain Saws  COMPLETE STOCK OF ALL MODELS ,  Part* and Repair Service  Telephone 885-9626  Sci��e Money  AT YOUR POPULAR  LUMBER AND BUILDING  SUPPLIES  Serving The Sunshine Coast  GU1F BUILDING  SUPPUES  885-2283 ~ Sechelt, B.C.  The New  CEDARS MH  Fine Cuisine in a  Friendly Atmosphere  LYLE and OLIVE  886-9815 Gtbwro, B.C.  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Just that but also odds a distinctive flavor which this natural sweet alone can Qlve, One of the nice things  about thlk recipe for Honey Meringue Squares Is that it can be changed to suit  your taste and fancy for either brown or white (sugar along with the honey may  be uted In both the bate and meringue topping. For more fancy equares tho topping may be varied in teverol other ways such as sprinkling the meringue before  baking with cocoanut, chopped nuts or grated chocolate; or by folding cocoonut  or nuts gently Into the meringue. So there Is a wide choice of alternatives and  additions but the one thing not to be changed Is the honey,  MONEY MBUNGUf SQUARES  % cup l>uttor or margarine 1 teaspoon baking powder  J/i cup i��ugar( brown or white H teaspoon salt  V.\ cup honey 2 egg whites  2 egg yolks '^ cup honey  I Vj cup flour Vi cup sugar, brown or while  Creom together butler, boney ond sugar. Add egg yolks ond beat well.  Add sifted flour, boklng powder ond salt, Spread in pen (8" square). Beat egg  whites until Miff, odd lioney ond sugar gradually and beat well. Spread mrrlnque  over !>a1ter In pan and bake at 325 degrees f, for 30 to 35 minutes���until ovw-  Jrague Js firm ond lightly browned. When cool, cut In squares. Mokes obouf 3  doren I'/t Inch squares.  Enmnos.  Furnishings aii'd  Appliance��  VISIT OUR LARGE DISPLAY  OF TOP QUALITY NEW  AND USED FURNITURE  Appliances - T.V. - Radio  Phone 885-205B   -   Sechelt, CC.  4  Peninsula Plumbing  &.td.  HEAT1NO a StimJES  Your Kemfone  &herwin Williams  Paint Dealer  Phone 886-9533  Gibsons. B.C.  iffiSfilBg  m  ms&z  Where  Fashion is a byword  Smart Shoppers are  found at . . .  Fashion Shdppe  Gibsons, B.C. - Ph, ��So-9941  f  AS LOW AS  Ogc A DAY  WILL COMPLETELY INSTALL  A NEW SHHJL FURNACE  Complete   with   oil   burner,   ducts  work and oil tank In your home.  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Some  _sd^l_dis^^t^s_jnjthe _prOTir^e__are_jnore  (������"V ���Jf'Vv if' lr,*w^'v)'+' *A- ��*- ���Vi'Vk**Stl'**fc'?V VV**"^  p^pljf^inHi 'Bnd"a",way &> ^^'��&^V'']|��^l9i^tutie5,'-1 so"Mati  Siie^inem  costs-down; and are labelled as being ex-' into a��4ass of &M, ion. shStt, where they  , travaganV   ;:"        ��� ���   -���, -. -  ;; - candi$runt all 4be'other"students, If *bey  .   -'    ,',./V.    '     ,r     D.-ft;'pX)tfGiAS   become io discouraged.that Ihey drop onl  > Chairman, Board of School Trustees    at is,' #��ey .can;! always end up on wettare  '���%-;-"���"-.;   ��� ,������   jr  fortunate than ethers because of ���&& ��res  ence of some large industrial concern. In  4u"r district, industry pays abaut two, thirds-,  of the school tax bill. We appreciate' the  feet that all people do not have the same  ability to pay. We were giving out infonn-  atloitMhe number of tax dollars available  per pupil. Despite this, our per pupil costs  of operation are still lovi-er than the provincial average. Compared to others, we  are not a poor district.  "School Board extravaganza greatly  concerns councils". It would have been  fairer and more honest to use the word  "budget" in place of "extravaganza". The  board's budget concerns ihe trustees even  more than it does the councillors.  The first draft of the budget, which  contained all ithe things considered necessary by trustees and administrators showed  an increase of 35 per cent over last year's  budget. After many hours of work, it was  finally reduced to 22.356 per cent. We just  ���fhn't- spp. haw ^ ^p^id havp bppn -rut any  further without making serious sacrifices  which would not be in -the best interest' of  our pupils. Most bf the" increases in this  year's budget are beyond 4he control of  the Board. For example, salaries alone account for three quarters of the 22 per cent  increase. As for, teacher's .salaries the  Beard did not just hand out without ;qnes-^  toon, .increases' in wa|^s���these were decided by an Arburation: Board because the  trustees would -noV -grant the increase requested by (the teachers.  ', T/he e&arge of "ex^vaganza" makes  the trustees sound like irresponsible spendthrifts. It makes us. wonder sometimes  why we bother to offer our- services to  public office. TJhrefe of us' are new to the  Board this year���all of /us, with the help  of our supervisory .staff, compiled .the 1968  budget. The final draft is an unanimous  decision. We ail agree (that further cuts  this- year are Educationally unwise. None  of us isi.^ppy:'ib^t/the'piiospect''of.eyea.  a '^'''p^:'''cent;'''Jxicre^.''Wb^ Jsva��aily to  blame? Tb^^viiscial governinenfr-the  tax collection:m<ethpdi-or what? We wish,  we knew. Instead of sniping M each other,  perhaps we should collectivelyand jro-ojter-  atively get toge&er abdi press for a Royal  Commission to examine rising school  costs. The cost of education is increasing  ������so is the cost of cigarettes, 'motor cars,  whiskey, and almost ?abytfcing else we  could name. But we don't get -anywhere  when   sincere,   Iriard-working,   responsible  School District Mo. & (Sechelt)  Same old taxpayer      \  Editor, l^e: Times: <    "t , ,  'Su^Bjefore we get cbm-plelely carried,  'away/by-ihls problem o��7 school taxes it  *mh��M bejperiitoent to remember* thai, the  School Board's job is to "provide'an education "for our children; all our children.  .. It isn't-loo long ago that eveh reading  and-writing were Jthe privilege, of a few,  -and'.only comparatively recently <that even  basic education has been provided for all  children.^.The-meaning of  education   is  changing too and we have progressed from  jhe limited education necessary to fit  or in me counts.  \ The Special Counsellor of course is ��n-_  necessary. Children shouldn't bave learning or emotional problems that affect their  ability .to learn or function in ihe classroom. These children can lace tbe same  future: as tbe students who nave difficulty  learning io read.        �� v  Instead of renting portable classrooms  we couid have shifts at Sechelt, Gibsons,  ahd Elphinstone. -  Children who are riding buses when they  are within the walk limits could be walking. .One example is the Langdale school  run.    " -    "   ,   ' '  Perhaps it's time the local villages and  -taxpayer&_jurgedL_our_goveinment_jto_Jfr:_  crease 4he grants to education.   Maybe a  _ .      ..__-__-���_ __.__., _��� ��� a  chWTfor. his "station In life,. Solacing dfie  SroOLE cMd^d'^V&V^?    ^rcemge of the profits from liquor sales  * c^dSg^^ **��*���*<  opened up vast areas not previously eoh-  ��idered-necessary to the public school  school system and, coupled with an exploding school" population has given school  boards' all* over the continent almost in-  sjumountable, problems.-    f  *. .Our -school, board is to be cp^graifculated  on the- way it has constructively tackled  these-problems ��m all fronts, providing for  all ;c!fildre'n skills previously reserved for  a Jew,' and at the ^ame time 'taking re-  s^oiBiblliry- for 'Vne- individual child, the  retarded, the slow learner, the emotionally  handicapped, and ithe -child with visual and  aural defects. In earlier (times most of  thcse"chsidrep. .would have been relegated  to the-buman garbage dump and become  a Burdgn^o'society.   '  The. latest .trend, assisted by the economic necessity to keep the post-war baby  education."  CEUA FISHER  Dedicated group  Editor, The Times:  . Sir~I did enjoy 4he item "Sechelt  Volunteer Firemen enjoy rare Social Evening.";  They certainly, are a dedicated group.  We owe a tot ito ithe volunteer fire department (Sechelt). firemen always are ready  at all hours of the day and night The  item in ithe paper .brought back memories  of the (first volunteer fire fighters in 1929.  We bad not truck or equipment. Our  equipment consisted, of about ISO feet of  2 inch hose, a couple of axes, about four  buckets and a short lidder..  I remember .our first fire. We received  word jthat a cotitage on the Sechelt water-  boom7*rom^ooding-^fce^bo^  continuing   post-secondary . education   for    Mr-  ahd  SErs.   E.  F.  Coo$eTve~ig-aT  all." Ifehce'the n��ed for Regional' Colleges  to -&clp \relifeve the- Overcrowding at universities, vocational and technical colleges  and to provide, a'.wide variety of short-  term courses.  ��� Of coarse it costs anoney, and eventually  it all comes from -tbe same taxpayer but it  would seem simpler to pay for educational  facilities rather than for doles;, welfare,  prisons and borstal institutions. "    MARYANNE WEST  Apply liquor profits  Editqr,^The Times:  Sirl^BecehT publications have emphasized the cost bf education in this school  district.  Dsfmately educatioh costs could bs cut.  But -I tbink the parents and taxpayers  should be aware of the type of education  that would result  The 20Tteachers over entitlement could  go. This would mean-seven teachers less  at Elphinstone, three less at Pender Harbour, .two less at Langdale, two; less at  Gibsons; -two at Roberts Creek, two at  Sechelt, and two at JladeirA Park.  The.ihree travelling librarians could go.  After all we can question the value of  libraries and librarians to education.  The ��ve kindergarten teachers could  also go. 'Kindergarten is- not compulsory.  Tbe ifitfee'elementary^remedial reading  teachers -could go./^f-isoine children are  pk-esent but at that time (1929) a family  by .the name of Brewis .rented the cottage  and we knew they had small children. .As  stated we had no truck with' which Io get  to a fire and of course we had to run like  mad to. get to the fire as quickly as possible. I remember Frank French and ^myself running to (this particular fire and X  said COftLE ON FRANK GET GOKG and  he turned to me and said WHO THE HELL  DO YOU THINK I AM? PERCY WILLIAMS? Percy Williams in those days was  a Iambus nmner. (Mr. R. S. Hackett was  the ftre chief and E. S.( Clayton,- Frank  French, Jack Mayne, Cyril X&nower, Fred  Brown were just ordinary firemen).  However, we rushed 4o the Union Store  to pick up pur equipment, axes, buckets,  etc., and dashed along the waterfront to  No.< 8 cottage shouting at each other to save  the WOMEN and CHILDREN first We  arrived at the cottage all out of breath  and panting, to find a large fire on the  beach.  ~ Whoever gave' the alarm saw the - reflection in the windows and thought the  house was in flames. After looking at our  equipment we found that'Mr. Hacked bad  brought -the handle of the axe only and out  of three buckets, two of them had holes;  so we, were ^thankful it was not a real fire.  ,' 'The tlnion Hotel, which stood where the  Home .Oil Tanks are at present, was 4be  biggest fire we had as it contained about  25 rooms, with a large lounge and dining  torn. It tcjs ln��tt of ceaar lambed  throughout and when it got started did not'  last long. It happened at midnight.on a  Sunday evening in July, 1936. It burned  to She ground in about three hours. All  that mas left were the bathtubs, toilets and  Jtaick jehimneys.  . - We had a few funny incidents. The fire  bell was attached to the wall of the hotel  and when Mr. Brawn pulled on the rope  to. ring the bell it all collapsed and fell (to  0ie ground The rope was worn thin and  also the ^boards on <the wall It' had not  beeh used for years.  The forest ranger at the time was, I  suppose, the only one who knew about fire'  figMng and he came with hose and some  equipment. One of the boys, I believe it  was Alan Wood, was on a sbed with the  hose and tbe forest ranger shouted DROP  tae hose. There was a good force of water  as'_U was^ being pumped from thej5ea_and  Alan gave the hose a piteh andlt started"  like a snake with the^ water pouring out.  "f$ie nozzle, made of brass and being quite  biavy, struck the forest ranger on the  head and he was oat cold.  *'* We volunteer firemen got our little hose  from its track. We connected to the Union  water system and shouted, Turn the water  on. We looked at the water just coming  out and then we noticed there was nO  nozzle attached. The nozzle was locked in  the Union Store for safe keeping; we had  lost so many nozzles when they were left  outside with ithe hose. We did not need to  bather as the whole building was destroyed  and we concentrated on ,the store which  was across the road and which had already  caught fire from sparks. Tbe windows  were red ho* with the heat.  As stated ihe fire started at midnight on  Sunday and practically all the guests bad  returned- home on the Union boat leaving  at 6 p.m. Sunday. Only about six guests  were in the hotel. They had rooms on the  -first���fkrarr-^They���-watted- out���in���nigM-  clothes, losing alL clothes and baggage.  Had the fire taken place on the Saturday  al midnight I am afraid there would have  been a loss of life." Every room was taken  on all floors and quite a few children were  staying with, parents. It would have been  impassible to get all of them out-safely.  Each room had a rope attached to a  jing in the floor. The rope had to be  Shrown out of the window, wish the people  in each room leMng themselves down on  the rope. You can imagine how children  would attempt to do 4his stunt especially  in the dark. The only light was from gas  lamps in each room. There was; no electricity whatever. What -a difference now  with our electric light, street lights and a  wonderful Volunteer fire depanfenent.  W. J. MAYNE  neld a memtefsM cMioV lime $earl j&&'  have always ���bew'fah$ts's:se$ by the help^  fulness and courie&y^oJJ the workers.  , When, howeyer^drfsicbrapares the figures of tbe^years "operating costs,, and Jhe  figures for some fifi'^ui; school expenditures, It points' ou^glaringly the gap between what ithe^sejSor.jci|azens get for  library facilities* and wh'ai our students  have lavished.ori-Wem.^',   "  Tbe 4otal eijst/of 'runnhig tbe Gibsons  library according,-to. the ^figures in The  ;Times was $1,55,12. The'costs for the  librarians was quoted'as $23,700.  To bring  ' 4he .library up' tojstanibrd another $23,585  f was ��� budgeted. W. *t t fl   "'  .   True, the scbooM3b&ry;is open Wednes-  - day nights for-flwo hours, ��� but I do not  consider .this good enough._ Some schools  are now throwing open the-doors to the  public and It is proving a well used service.  It should be -worthy.,; of .investigation.   I  "^ave~seen~somg%f~itbe fineVelerencebooks-  and publications'ih jthe school library, and  I am ashame^'-wheikl look' at the sldmpy  out-dated section ih; Gibsons library. Sending to Victoria for, such material is .time-  consuming and, frustrating, taking anywhere from two "to'three" weeks for exchange. .    :  Please, School Board members, remember the older tax payers &od give us something for1 the increase mill rate!  . MRS. I. GREEN,  Gibsons  IIS  ing  HIGH  scores  for  this  week,   Marybelle-  - Holland 185 {403) and Freeman Reynolds  743 (326).  Ladies' Coffee: Carol Kurucz 500, Lorraine Werning 502, Irene Rottluff 564,  Pauiette Smith 649, Marion Lee 517, Doreen  Crosby 548, Phyllis Hoops 567 (249).-  Gibsohs  A: 'Orville Shogan C81   (304),  Freeman Reynolds 648, Helen Girard 608 -  (272), Art Holden 673 (242), Joan Whieldon  612.   ..  Teachers Hi: Jack Fiitchelt 282, Vera  Farr 606, Freeman Reynolds 748 "(326),  Helen  Girard 640  (278), Barbara  Riches  281, Len   Ellis   686   (258)   (248),   Sylvia  "Bingley- 636 (241). '-   Commercials: Jack Clement 620, Murray  Crosby 665, Frank Nevens 287, Art Holden  282, Doreen Crosby 241, Art Oorriveau 261,  Marybelle Holland 785 (303) (284), Harry  Ashby 248.  Port Mellon: Art Holden 660, Axel Hansen 616 (250), J&ill Ayres 611, Red Day 257.  Bantams: . Debbie Sicotte 305 (154),  Cindy Whieldon 350 <188), David Pedneault  221, Randl ,Hansen 274 (173), Leonard  Green 238, Debra Pedneault 227, Randy  Whieldon 333 (168), Bruce Green 220.  THE   figitfyift     LIVES  AGAIN  MAff)  Tfours. IS and  sat., 17   matinee  Frii 16, 7:30 "1:30 p.m.  arsr todawHmm at the msttwiiiATii!. >  Sat, fflon.,  Tues.  17, 19, 20  at 8 p.m.  WHAT YOUR triS'.SK:..YOUR &IK& WOWTKUmi  No Admtttooee to  Person* under 18.  Restricted���No admit?  rdnce to persons  under 18.  SUNDAY, 18���^SPECIAL MATINK, 2:30 p.m.  SPONSORED BY ELPHINSTONE JR. RED CROSS DONATIONS  Glaring gap  Editor, Ihe T5mes:  .  - Sr���The Gibsons Library Board and  volumeer staff. deserve a vote of thanks  from not only the Village of Gibsons, but  to ihe people "outside" as well.   I have  ana  CREDIT UNION OFFICE  CREDIT UNIOM BLDG. - SECHELT, B.C.  Sofunloy 10 o.m, to 4 p.m.  Toe. to Fri. 10 cum. to 5 p.m.  '~T  Thurs.,_Fri.  Sat., I^oit.  22, 23, 24, 26  AT 8 p.m.  COHiliQ S����^3  GISSOMS tWiMQM WE ATM  VV-  iZ'avv!"i?y<��&&i,.>  !^CC<',\?  y>\*r&ztj^'M&:���� .-ft*  Ti��l  >���  I Iff.fS IAI1CMI  ��� "���^c  ��'. i\  /  b<Hp  v^-  ..lift  ml  tut  \ .'/.  r  YESi IIHE OF THESE  FfifclE ^AtfKCOATS FREE  vMui parefiase off m  in Extra Pair of PANTS  (Lea M�� Check That  O M  TO,  SUITS  FHOM ��  YES A FREE PAIR OF  PbWJBs  With. gtyrtSsaco o^ mtfa  "this Morgm Is Too Good To Believe"  M��K  r\r\ r?pr\<7  UC/uLsLiy  'SERVING SMARTLY DRES&D MEN THROUGHOUT THE PENINSULA"  PHONE 885-9330 COWRIE STREET SECHELT, B.C.  "<  ��MMMMMM*!i!MM0M$  rttfW^fc^j^a^afajaaa^^  .��i��-.,.A ��*%.-#**#**  * .�����   (* .<��� .#*  ,  #i >, ,<%   K  '   f0     fl     *       ft    ���*    .$     I*    0:.     0-     #     *  j ,r ��* p $ / ,fi  SMI   J   ff .2  ��   * -,��" �����  s��&$&&$&($w  v" *     > < - *��� i ^ J*'fT_ki'- i) .      ..  ,��� *���* * Mas  "Poge 4" ' Tk) Penrncufd ?imtJ3  Wednesday,-februnry 14, 1968  ...J.  Gi  MBS. .F. W./Dowries has returned after  * spending eight weeks' with relatives in  Calgary.        " /  "  Mr^. Judy> Tardiff from Powell River  visited with, ber parents, Mr. "and Mrs.  Mike Jepson.   -  - Travelling by plane, Mrs. George Baser  was a visitor to Alberta. ��� t    'r  Mr..and Mrs. Don Head have returned  well sun-tanned after* spending an enjoyable  two weeks vacationing in Hawaii.  BRIDAL SHOWERS  Edwin Hollowink is back on the Cohst  after being at Creston for two months, i  . Attixe home of Mr. and Mrs. George  Boser on Park Road, Miss Carol Boser  entertained at a bridal shower in honor of  Miss Nanette Berdahl, who was presented  with a dainty corsage. Games were enjoyed and prizes awarded to the winners.  Nanette, seated below streamers of pink  and white, was the recipient Of many gifts  placed^ in a decorated basket. Refreshments were served later. Those present  were: Misses Linda Price, Audrey Water-  house, Carol Newman, Marney Jepson,  Mrs. N. Berdahl. Mrs. J. Eldred, Mrs. R.  Hughes, Mrs. S. Butler, Mrs. G. Charman  and Mrs. G. Boser.  Mrs. Tom Myers, Mrs. George Charman  and Mrs. Gerry Berdahl were joint hostesses at the home of .the latter) on Tuesday  evening at a bridal shower, also for Miss  Nanette Berdahl, whose marriage to James  Eldred will take place on Feb. 17 in Vancouver. Carnation corsages were given, io  the guest of honor and to Mrs. N. Berdahl  and Mrs. J. fcldferi: Other guests were  Mrs. J. Eldred Sr., Mrs. S. Butler, Mrs..  F. Holland* Mrs. H. Jorgensott, Mrs. T.  Connor, Mrs. p. Irgens, Mrs. D. Fraser,  Mrs. W. Nestman, Mrs. T. Thomas, Mrs.  T. Nickerson, Mrs. M. Henry, Mrs. T.Bailey, Mrs. R. St. Dennis and Mrs. M.  Alvaro. Unable to attend but sending a  gift was Mrs. E. McDannald. Contests  were participated in with enthusiasm and  prizes were awarded to the winners. Wedding bells, flowers and ribbons decorated  the corner where the guest of honor was  seated to receive many gifts. Refreshments were served, including a decorated  shower cake suitably inscribed.  MISC. SHOWER  Miss Donna Abrams whose marriage, to  Mr. Russell Benthom took place in Vancouver on February 10 was honored Monday evening February 5, when Miss Beverley Szabo was hostess at a surprise  miscellaneous shower at the home of Mrs.  Paisley Plows. A huge bow, flowers,  streamers and wedding bells were used  most attractively in decorating the chair  and basket which contained the gifts.  Games were played. Attending were Mrs.  V. Abrams, Mrs.Vicki Allen, Mrs. Bonnie  Swanson, Mrs. Pianne Phillips, Mrs. M.  Cooper,-Mrs. Janet Galley, Mrs. Diarma  Lukashuk, Mrs. E. Cabtanach and Mrs.  Jannene Larson, Miss Robyn Norris, Miss  Terry Stewart, Miss Barbara Abrams, Miss  Linda Szabo, and Miss Andrean Cattanach.  Dainty refreshments were served. Unable  to be present but sending gifts were Mrs. .  Joyce McLean and Mrs. "Eve" HarrisT"*  IN BRIEF T\  The next ���meeting''of ithe Young Wives  of St. Bartholomew's Parish will take place  on Thursday, February 22, at 10 a.m. in  the Vicarage when it is hoped that Mr. B.  McKenzie, special counsellor for the school  district, will be the speaker. It promises  to be a most instructive meeting.  At their last morning coffee meeting the  ladies were fortunate to have, as their guest  speaker, Miss M. Hurley of the Provincial  Public Health Department, who, with Mrs.  F. Hopkins led a imost interesting and  helpful discussion on some of the problems  of bringing up a family in this day and  age, following ithe showing of a film.  On Thursday evening Mrs. Ruth-Ward  was surprised ait her home When friends  arrived bringing baby-shower gifts for  Kathryn, Present were Misis Lorene Dan-  roth who acted as hostess, Brenda Nickerson, Bonnie MacFarlane, Mrs. Marlene  Danrath and Mrs. Elsie Brooks. A pleasant social evening was enjoyed followed  by  refreshments.  Mrs. George T. Smith who has been in  Edmonton for six months ha,s returned to  her home Carol Lodge. Staying with Mrs.  Smith is her sister Mrs. E. Patrtison from  Edmonton.  Impaired driver nets  $200 fine or 28 days  PLEADING guilty to a charge of Impaired  driving,   Edward   Arthur   Charlton   of  j    Selma Park was fined $200 or twenty-eight  days in default, In magistrate's court last  Friday,  .Magistrate Charles Mlilelsteadt lifted a  three month's licence suspension when  Charlton pleaded .that hijs vehicle was  necessary for his business of furnace repair  work. '  Charges arose from an incident January  9 when Charlton's car failed to negotiate  the hazardous corner at the western  approach to Sechelt, No other vehicle was  Involved. Charlton admitted that he had  been foolish to drink after having only  four hours sleep and. nothing to cat and  assured the court that lie would not do  such a thing again,  >  T$KE YOUR VALENTINE       1  wfLsow cR(ti community aws  ine  Sb,  'Mice  m THE -CUMMliNjL  Dance to the music of  Rod Lizee and The Rhythm Ramblers  Admission: $1.50 per person  Refreshments and Facilities  ���iimwnonnirrififtmnrVr-i-! n~~~ 1���i���i���tr-mrrmmnnrmmm-  Prama group  Presenting their first play in public,  last Friday* members of the Pender  Harbour Young Adults Community  Association (Phya/SK)^ proved they  have a flair for drama.   The fast  moving comedy was superb and  thoroughly enjoyed by a most appreciative audience at Pender Harbour.  Cast   from   left:   Terry   Cameron,  Maureen Gardiner, Claire Donley,  Cathy MacKay, Fay Gerard, Cheryl  Clay, Martin Donley and Wendy  Hately.  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This consists of a cardboard figure of a  man with tubes running from the lung to  a series of bellows. A cigarette is placed  between its lips and the bellows are -pumped, creating the smoking action. The  machine measures the amount ,ol tar and  nicotine inhaled into the lungs with different brands of cigarettes.  Last Friday Academic English classes,  il and 12, put on two plays. Tlie first, entitled "The Sand Box" was a biting satire  on the wealthy, modern, American family,  their shedding of responsibilities and their  desire to do everything perfectly, including  dying. The play concerns family members  Maureen Gardiner, Jackie Griffith and  Hazel Wray preparing the old grandmother,  portrayed by Wendy 1 lately, for dea4h,  She is placed in a sandbox full of  sand and (toys and she waits to die,  serenaded by guitar music and surrounded  by .the watching family and (the Angel of  Death played by Greg Northrup. He is  lifting weights, and he symbolizes the  American mania for body building,   ���  The second play "Passion, Poison and  Petrification" was a Victorian drama in  which a Lady (Fay Girard's) Jover Adolph-  us (Martin Donley) is poisoned by her  husband   (Claire   Donley).    After   he   has  ���by Donna Vaughan  taken the poison and .the -wife promises the  husband her undying love he decides that  perhaps there was something to be said  for the old arrangement. He tries to. provide an antidote for the poison. The best  one he can .think of is lime so they all  throw their boots at the ceiling. After he  has finally taken lime, in .the,form of a  melted down lime bust, it solidifies and he  becomes petrified. A doctor (Dave Malcolm ) is called. At the end of ithe play  lightning strikes, killing most of the' people.  . Bo;th plays were well acted and enjoyed  by the students. I hope there will'be more  plays.like this in the future.  13. Franklin sang to,{_  Gamferon's piano accorqjpjpment aSfl  Mr/.Franklin's guitar at the Pender.  Harbour Talent Night. These youngsters who have b^en studying under  jthe new music.���';program obviously  jenjoy singing $i$jase taking quite a  serious interest in the choir.  If"  Wont full benefit from your'modern electrical appliances? Let us add  outlets to add convenience. Use the  B.C. Hydro Finance Plan���add cost  of changes/ or additions to your  light bill.  McPliedraii Electric ltd.  886*9689 - Gibsons, B.C.  &*  T  Judging by today's rising crime statistics, you're likely to be here today and  gunned tomorrow.  tpnrammmmmnag^^  *��� RUMMAGE SALE  FEBRUARY 17  10 a.m.��� 12 noon  LADIES AUXILIARY,  CANADIAN LEGION Branch 109  Donations of articles of clothing,  etc.    appreciated.    For   pick-up  phone Mrs. G. Clarke, 886-7719  or Mrs. P. Schindel 886-2905  i  da  GIBSONS ROD and GUN CLUB  OTICE  Doctor of Optometry  204 Vancouver Block  Vancouver, B.C.  Will bc in Sechelt  onday,  Feb.  19  For an appointment for  eye examination phone  ��85-9525  presents  TOMMY TOMPKIN'S  WILDLIFE FILMS  A show for the whole family  I  Elphinstone High School Auditorium  Gibsons,  B.C.  S  ebruarv  Doors open 7  p.m. Show starts 7:30 p.m. sharp  || Adults $1.00  Children under 12, 50c  Starting this | month, your Canada  Pension Plan pays Survivors',Benefits  ... at no extra cost to you. Those include  a death benefit paid in a lump sum,  widows' pensions, disabled widowers' ponsionsand benefits for dependent children. Benefits become payable  to a contributor's survivors in February if  he has contributed to tho plan for 1966,  1967andforthercquiredperiodin1968.  It's a comforting thought to know that  your family can rely on tho Canada Pension Plan, even if you aren't here to look  after them, especially if you have young  children. 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MACEACHEN, MINISTER  DEr'AHTMLNT   OF   NATIONAL   MEA4.IM   AND   WELFARE  "^X  .if.    4t*4>g,*-*i&Jt6. =5����  *VV��W*liv vi��>lA�� *>HkJ��*WS-wVviVv*'Vv',v^v'4  ��,<''-</-  '���Si A^-srtS.'Mf *> ^  J�� h* ir ���vlli��*fi����*-*-i*  V -V "t^***1 ��*�� W*  r WW,*-��*-~s��f   fc��*^-tor��^-*��>',i^^V^*.ii*^i*^lJs**^^-��"t>-  ����-*��*- ��*>   ��b ���*���'������� s^"���� -&���<*��� V.-'J^"*  IT   *���    i^*W   �� '^f  Tlttee-hour event...  Sisters  bmmitiiiw^sioeEatidii sa��w>  attracts large aftendaiice  I^ WAS staqdiog room only at Pender Jlat'   day, policeman;  Cathay MacKay, land-  \  hour Community flatt op Friday, night;   lord; Terry Cameron, maid; Wendy Hately,  TVlben two hundred and fifty people or more   doctor; Maureen Gardiner, stage effects.  Attended  ike twenty-nine "act, three&our '  " Vender   Harbour  youngsters   have   a  grJammoth presentation of local talent.u , _ wealth ot intent and the evening was an  \ ~ "This .Is Pender tt&fhpur Community - enjoyable family affair, a credit to the  Ciup\in  action,"  commented   mastewrf- _' performers, organizers and all parents who  Ceremonies Archie Walker, ��&o commend-   wust ba,ve, worked, bard toward making fine  $d the commtmity association and in pat-   event a success.  {icular, Mrs. YiQ)��t fyner tor -. arranging /���>!   "    " '  jthe program.   Proceeds nwll enable the vfAOtlG ABOUT ...  yrlub to .buy dishes   for  future1, catering    ^r1 S&CJ^elf May Day  J.   Success of (the'/program >was due mainly   '   "  "*pwn pas* '  $o the behavior of the young people seated "/members of council were advised thai  in the front rows who ^remained attentive .original cost of a, /system presented in 1984  |hfoughoiit^the-evening. '     ,   . f :stomM now'cost approximately an addi-  \ Three little girls,^ April Edwardson, <-1ional 20 percent The Chairman com-  piana and Jo Anne Iverson welcomed 4he -;mented, "I don't think the taxpayers would  audience to .the evening's entertainnier4 ?*�� very happy wiih this expenditure, also  Madeira f ark Elementary School children $ teel water should be our first consider-  played recorders arid the ..choir, Cinder the 'atioh."  direction of J). 3. Franklin; sang a ��elec- "' Commissioner Rodway expressed' the  tion o^sp'ngsuty piano, aind rguiiar accomp- /opinion (that council certainly should keep  animent.' KLm and Kelly' Lawrence enter* on top of the sewer situation and not let it  tained with < a vocal and accordion duet, i'drop. He was supported by Comm. de  and Robin Bain and Gail Wise played a -lange who added "it is drastically import-  'PajpT  Wednesday, Pehmm Mr i^���^ ^^Pekmrn^^tk  from  . zmmikm %m* ro wmm��m-2mm  FOR ALfESIMTmUS  Sechelt LQundfom^t  j^K-feMjOifsMiS;  :^^^  ssssssiS^^^  -mB-m,m^w/m f ^ ^ ^ WMMr      **V*'**��       MOMIX      K11��U.      UOU        WM 1&%*       |rMaJVU        -iaV ^^MtM.*.  First on the Pander Harbour-Talent   sister -Kelly qn- the aceorclioii sw%M duet on electric -guitars.   Piano soloists ,'apt  Night program,  little vocalist "Kim   sel^btion'of poiMllaV sdngs, delighting were Geraldine Bilcik, Sundi Bikik, i*x- ���'  Lawrence accompanied by her elder   the'audience ol 250 people." ��h. nw WMfa. Ammo,, .��j sd>  raine Bilcik, Martin Anderson and Buby  Anderson.  iNEVV HOME.  Another new home is  scheduled  Cor  construction in the village.   Approval was  Two talented W10���*^S?* ^K   iJiven an application tfor.> pre^t home of  Murphy  wbo^ hx$  *  ^Sgjul  sh^ng   fi    x<HBmf^z tot ^ ^ ^ ^  volee,   and   Russell   Cunmnghaim  ^& ..iw,^ Hackett Sixeet.  Duet  Western and" Country music'was'pro- ttiey ha4 been bHied separately tout  vided by ever popular Mrs. Nita decided to Join forces; their guitar  Thomlinson and Mr. Walter Ibeyat   duet   was   outstanding   and   Mrs.  effortless tap dancing and fine stage per-  fionahtty always win tremendous applause.  -, Iiorraine-and Sundi Bilcik proved their  versatility with a spirited Mexican Hat  Dance in addition to itheir piano solos.  Mothers had been busy making costumes  for the'event. Lorraine Cromar peeped  through a large daisy for her recitation  and Janet Stightz, an her hound-dog costume, was word-perfect in her recitation,  "Doggone* Me". little Tammy Brown recited and a group, of youngsters danced "  '���The Butterflies and Bees". Gordon, Xorne  and ColleeniNewkk mimed 'ITbe Old Grey  Mare" and Randy and Freddy Warnock J  told a fishing story. '      s  QWdren particularly enjoyed a^sl$i  portraying Robbie Stiglitz spelling-problems. Disguisingsan adult as a baby proved  an amusing experience in "Winning a  Legacy".  I ' Two cuddly little teddy bears, Sherry  Duncan and -Terry Reid romped through  the "Teddy Bears' Picnic" sung by Boxy,  Micky and Robin Bain.  , Doris and Bob Crichton's -Junior square  dancers danced their way through a couple  of lively sets, proving that'youngsters enjoy square dancing. T  Adult entertainers Walter Ibey and Nita ~  Thomunson gave an outstanding performance, playing a duet   on   their" electric,  guitars. Mw.-ThomJinson's singing brought  requests for ^an encore. Ct     ' ,  Carol Edwardson ^sang to a , r��cordt  accompaniment and April Walker played a.  selection of 4unes on the aocordion.^entec-.  Commissioner. Hmmpson suggested that  in granting such applications, notification  he given that responsibility for septic tanks  and disposal systems is no longer that of  council and .that such approval has to be  obtained from ithe Health Department Sanitary'Inspector;   ;        "  Guides and Brownies  two banaueis  ��M*M����riiiimw^^  wmmmmmmwmim*&  PBBBUARY meeting of ithe Sechelt Gfrl  Guide Association was held Wednesday,  February 7tii' at the hbine of 'Mrs. C. Jackson with sixteen members present. Also  at the meeting were two members of the  Pender Harbour Parents Group.  Because of the large' number of guides  and brownies, it -is necessary.to hold two  mother and daughter banquets; one for the  guides arid one for the brownies.  The guides mother and daughter banquet  will be held Monday,' February Iflth at  6:30 p!.m. at the Sechelt Legion HalL The  brownies, on Monday, February 26th at  6 pjn. also in the Legion HalL :  There will be a Chimcb Parade on Sunday,- February 25Xh at 2 p:m.  ISfext meeting will be on March 64b at  me home of Mrs. C. Rodway.  "Cavihm @ig ��asf'  i  Lean, Lanky look. Assorted colors. Ages 7 to  14: Reg. 4.98  ���#  Specraf 3oll6  ALSO Reg. S.9B  Speaul 4*88  2 WEEKS ��HLY  Pender's variety .iiight.   Their per-   Thomlmson's singing is almost pro-   taMag %^j^ence while the ��cene wafe  -    x ��� ��� l j     '      fessional     .       r ��� sei ior tbe final adU-a play, by Eendejgg,.  formance was almost impromptu as   fessional  i  Harbour Young Adults Community Association.  The short play enacted by the drama  group of young people was outstanding ,in  stage effects, costume and acting. Lead  parts were played by Claire -Donley,  jealous husband; Martin Donley, the English lover;  Fay Gerard, heroine;  Cheryl  [jiliawwia'iii��>i��iiiiWi��M��awi��|��i��aiilwniMiiiiMiiainiai��i��a;  7 , ���  '        '  Appreciation ���   Tiff TIMES IS A  Mrs. Violet Tyner who produced the union-1-abel newspaper  Pender Harbour Talent Night p>p-   ,���^., ,;,.; ,;���.���,' \;\ , ��� -,���,  gram  assisted  by  the  Community ,: ,  Association! and many I parents, re-  ceives a token of appreciation pre-       i  sented by Jittle Donna Clay. . '     v  Wont  to  moke  your   home  larger, more comfortable, more  modem,     more     t��eqtitiful?  Whatever home Improvement  project  you   have   la   mind,  , you'll find helpffiJ Ideas ond  \ ���.. information ,;.or\/yi^ir-'/oho: stop  ���'������"������ eupplE@9 $hop  ; ��� : ���, ' .'���'��� .-.���.'���i'y �����'���'"������.)  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Tap solo  Russell Cunningham is just 'about  the most popular entertainer on Oio  Sunshine Coast; his style is becoming  more polished as the years slip by  any everyone hopes that he will continue tap dancing for he has given  much pleasure throughout the dis-  Jriei.  I **v '  >*.>  -..' j  i..  .-. l*    1, ' 4 "����� '    J  r ���       -- *\ - '       '      1  ���.��������*���>���������������� ww   m   rum ������  R...JDktvid.. Hopklas  Please ��>nd me furthesr Information on Equity 65  NAME ���__L~J   ADWIESS . L__  ZURICH LIFE INSURANCE OF CANADA  P.O. ��ox 500, GJb��om, B.C  o 3 Wash Water  Temperature Selections  o 2 Rinse Water  Temperature Selections  o 2 Agitation Speeds  o 2 Spin Speeds  o 2 Cyxle Timer  �� Plus Famous Dependable Arc-Cuate9  Transmission wfth Machine-Cut Gears  ��?LII3 . . , MATCHUP�� DEVEH FOR $imS8  >!*  ���Ii-Iff i ��������� f  I rial fai v i *"-i ~~ College eonMte* cE  ' i  ���,       -      ���, 'I ' fj_K____-aiiiii_��i ���"'���gg'.'.JiJ iiiipifWWMiw^ i ���in i uniunni ji iiiiiiiii_-_w-_B-��g   '  Sq  uari  Yours  ���by Maurice Hemstreet  ,   .-��  i  TODAY we are going __ck_a_ short ways  ���to take a look at square dancing in tthe  past.   For instance! the Sechelt Promen-  ' aders (travelled to the*Hopkhis Hall ifcOr-jom  the Gibsons Squarenaders  and four sets  were present.   I often wonder if it would  ~ be possible to get ithe Sechelt Pramenaders  on the ball again even if we only made  hall rent ito start with.  I am ever willing.  '      Now   on April   25,   1964,   the   Gibsons  Squarenaders returned the favor by joining  our ��lub at (the St.  Hilda's Hall in  Sechelt.    Then   came   one   of   our   local  callers outstanding events on May 2, 1954,  with a Chinese smorgasbord at the Roberts  Creek Hall and it wals just great to be able  to call ithe sets to a packed house.  On May 18, 1364, we squared up our  sets on .the Shell parking lot in Sechelt  with a very good turn out. Now 'these are  just a few of our successful square dance  undertakings (that people have talked about  for many yearsjso pull uip a chair and I  will fill you in"on ithe next great adventure  of Harry Robertson, Bud Blatchford and  myself.  The itype���St. Patrick's Square Dance  Jamboree on Saturday, March 16, 8 p_n.  till , either the callers give up or the  dancers .call it a day., The placed���Roberts  Creek Hall. All square dance clubs and  square |dancers welcome just bring your  own lunch; coffee, tea and trimmings will  be supplied all evening for free. We would  appreciate advance warning if you should  require billets. It might even be a good  idea ito bring your own sleeping bags. I  am sure .this will not be a square dance  that you will forget in a hurry and by the..  way, the admission donation has toe��fa  slashed to 98 cents per head so will all  those details in mind we look forward to  happy square dancing.  The next square dance with the Gibsons  Squarenaders will be their Valentines an-  niversary square dance at the Hopkins Hall  on Feb. 17, 1958, at 8:30 p-im.  North Van convention  local Witness speaker  JOHN Risbey, local, presiding minister of  Jehovah's "Witnesses, addressed a convention in North Vancouver this weekend.  Speaking on Saturday morning, Mr.  Risbey said, "One of the chief reasons for  increasing world delinquency is general  apathy to vital issues."  "As Christians, vJe must be keenly  aware of ithe fulfillment of Bible prophesy  in current events in order to alert others."  The convention was attended by 1607  delegates, 75 of whom were from the Sechelt pendnula.  Feature speaker was Laurier Saumur,  of   Toronto,   whose   public   address   was,,  .   "-Will God Intervene in Men's Affairs?"  stresses importance ol vote  IF THE' plebiscite for approval of establishing a community   college   on   the -  -North Shore is passed March 7, it -will, be  the first time a -college has been set up in  existing facilities in British Columbia.  - Because (the four school districts, North  -and- West -Vancouver, Sechelt and Howe  Sound decided to use West Vancouver Secondary School rather than build a college,  costs will be low for operation. '  There will be no money bylaw, only a-'  plebiscite asking if voters approve establishment of a college to serve the four  districts.  If this passes, classes would start in  September.  Peter Jones, chairman of the interim  college committee, said, today that costs  to North and West Vancouver would run  about $7 per year for a family with a home  valued at $25,000. In Sechelt and Howe  Sound, a similar home would be taxed $4  per year for the college. ,  FEE  $200 YEAR  Jones gave details of college hours, cost  and curriculum:  Hours would be 4:15 pjri. to 10:30 p.m.  Monday .through Thursday.   There  would i  be itwo  semesters  of four months  each.  Fee would be $100 for each semester, or  $200 for the full year's term.  There would be three levels for entrance  requirements.  First, for the student entering two year  academic and technological program at  college level, high school graduation would  be needed.  For older .students with less than Grade|  12 standing, ithere would be academic upgrading courses to reach entrance level.  For non-academic, general interest  courses for adults, there would be no prerequisite for admission.  CURRICULUM  Academic���The first year academic  would replace the present Grade 13 in  high school and add another year. These  are transfer programs and students graduating from either first Or second year will  be accepted at universities.  VOCATIONAL  Technical and vocational programs will  lead to careers in tbe 'community. They  will be two years in length and terminal  in character.  They would include accounting, business,  data processing, specialized secretarial  training, drafting, insurance, finance and  investment, laboratory technicians, electronics, and so forth. Particular courses  offered would depend on demand,  ADULT EDUCATION  For adults who seek retraining or upgrading of technological skills, a part-time  program of cultural interest, an opportunity to learn new skills in order to re-enter  business or professional fields, or a worth  while way-in-which-(to use leisure time. **  COUNSELLING ~"~"'-.  i ��� '        ��� -  There'would be an active counselling  service 'which would assist the student in  seeking out and pursuing' the mQstt bene-'  ficiai course for him as an individuaL     ���* (  COMMUNITY SERVICE  This program would see the college become the focal point of tiie educational and.  ���cultural life of the region.  Jones said .with .universities raising  their entrance standards,' more and snore  talented youngsters were denied equal  rights to post high school education.  COUNCIL FORMED  These are the mechanics of the plebiscite.  In each district where the plebiscite is  passed by the electors, the school board  may then participate in the formation of  a community college council, which is the  governing board of tthe collegej and through  'the council will assist in planning the  college itself.  Its students will have a prior right to  attend the college. In any district where  the plebiscite is defeated, the school board  may take no further part in the college,  and its students have no claims to attend  unless there is excess space. They would  also pay a higher fee.  Since the Act at present does not provide for a plebiscite to be offered more  than once in a school district, Jones said- it  was important that the March 7 vote be  passed.  There, are .81 students in Grade 12 in  the Sechelt school district.  UNCLE KICK'S  >  -.-">  Exciting new movie  for Gibsons Theatre  PRIMITIVE rites and civilized wrongs are  the subjects of an exciting new motion  picture, "Weird Wicked World", currently  being presented at ithe Twilight Theatre in  Gibsons.  The camera takes the audience to near���  and far corners of tbe world where strange  customs and habits prevail. Some would  perhaps best be forgotten; some are lovely,  some funny and some beautifully rotten.  Unusual and often shocking customs  from -Borneo, Africa, Hawaii, Germany,  Italy, China, Spain, Hong Kong, Japan and  many other developed and undeveloped  countries are vividly illustrated in Technicolor to make "Weird Wicked World" one  of the oddest and most dramatic of motion  picture entertainments.  Following this, more spectacular entertainment at the Gibsons Theatre, with the  latest action packed Bond movie, "You  Only Live Twice". It's his fifth in the  series, and the first in which he '"dies".  However, Bond is indestructable, and at  least five more films are scheduled.  Special ceremony...  VENTURER Scout Bruce Cobleigh of the  1st Sechelt Scout'Company has Qualified  for his Queen's Scout badge which was  presented by provincial assistant-commissioner, Robert. Sjmrnons at a special ceremony held on /Monday, February 5.  Brace, ithe son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E.  Cobleigh, is the third scout in the Sechelt  district ito attain, this highest award in  scouting.  Regional field executive Jack Adair  prusen!ed achievement badges to Bruce  Cobleigh, pathfinder and lifes'aylng; Jerome  Julian, lifesaving; Scott Henderson, silver  swimming badge. | '  Scout master Norm Burley assisted by  acting assistant Chris Julian and patrol  leaders, invested the following scouts:  Randy Joe, Andy Henderson, Vern Joe,  Mcrrel Dixon, Steve Joe, Marvin Craigen,  Bruce Joe and Willard Joe.  Chris Julian, acting assistant Scoutmaster, was commended by the provincial  assistant commissioner for offering his  services and was presented with a Scouting  beret.  To keep pace with changes in society,  the seoutinn program has changed totf be  more adaptable to the needs of individual  groups of boys and communities, In this  way the Initiative, intelligence, experience  and talent of boys and adults at all levels  of Scouting are best utilized,  People liT the community with specialized talents may now be invited to instruct  scouts,   and  a   boxing .program   has   been  introduced in the Sechelt district. By  making use of persons on a part-time basis,  Scout leaders have more time to perform  their primary task of helping boys,  ACHIEVEMENT  The new achievement and award scheme  focuses on ithe community and out-of-doors,  with all badges relating to these areas.  Primary emphasis is given the Citizenship  badge which is obligatory. There are  'twelve achievement badges: anchor, camp-  . craft, citizen, conservation, |lexplorihg, first  aid, life saving, personal fitness, safety,  swimming and winter Scouting. They are  all designed to complement and encourage  pai'.rol life and many requirements are  carried out by two or three Scouts working  together, while others are achieved by the  whole patrol working together.  Introduced, last year, the new program  has been well received by Scouts and  leaders.  ASSOCIATION  Following the investiture of .Scouts, a  meeting was held in Scoutmaster Norman  Burley's home to appoint, executive officers  for the Boy Scout Association,"'Sechelt  Peninsula district, President is R. M.  Janis; vice-president, E, W. Booth; secretary, J, B. Ja'nlewlck; /treasurer, Mrs.  Margaret Burley. The association would be  'h'appy to welcome more members, Committee chairmen arc badly needed to assist  the Scouting movement in every possible  way,  KRUSE DRUG  STORES LTD.  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