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 West Canadian Graphic Indus  ��04 fcest* bfch Ave.,'  Vancouver-10, ii, Cai  ���*   ",i      V?,V'  v %** YH<wY       '  &-ifflM(tt��  DMMrifpp  a%���3��  ,-*����"%   ,ua*.  MARINA 803-2757   o   CAFE 083-2296  77  f Serying the Sunshine Coost,y(Ho>Ye5o��indJto JerVls Inlet)"/including Port Mellon; Hopkins Urding^Gron^Kartis Landing, GibsdnS, Roberts Creek).  :   Wilson Cree]k<-Selmp^Park, Sechelt, fcjplfrnoon Boy/SecretCove/Pender ftrb.,*Modeir<i1)ork, Gordffl'Bo'y/')rvlne's banding, Eorl Cove; Egtaont/  LARGEST CIRCULATION OF ANY PAPER ON THE SOUTHERN SUNSHINE COAST.  '���*.., Volume 12 ��� No. 5  lyyyy  \- , 'a "   ,  hUnion as'-jp?   Lobe*  - This Issue 18 pages ��� 15c  Wednesday, December 25,1974  *���    ."a.'  >*<, ,^SH��*  �� >  '-Vi*-'  ,. ���p^,-*^  ,o<#*-^  ... vy^  d*te  !Hy:^^i^^^  limes idk@s  "*w*Kn  -What.do you want for Chri^nas?" one  man asked another recently.- ^  '.  The reply was, "Whatl want most is a  good rest.'' -  The Peninsula Times publishes 51 times a  year and the time has come for our week off.  ' This week we get our rest.  The next Peninsula Times will hit the  news,stands from one end of the Sunshine  Coast to the other on January 8.  Things will start rolling for that issue  December 31 when the advertising staff  expect to be back on the streets. Editorial  staff expect to be back at their typewriters  January 2. Material from torrespondents  should start flowing in about that time.  But for the present, The Times will take a  "week off. In the words of Pender .Harbour  correspondent Jock Bachop, "A ,week off!  Great! No typing "fora week. I can give my  finger a rest.",   -   -  By the way, it's open house'today at The  Times, so if you're in the neighbourhood drop  by for a visit, a snack and a dram or two of  eggnog orcoffee.  "tlM*.    j   /��  *a|c  tt  *>.:  \  v_  , Sechelt Indian Band has agreed to the  location of a, centralized bulk oil storage  facility on reserve land, Gibsons village  _ councU was told Dec. 17.  Aid. Kurt Hoehne broke the news in a  report on a joint meeting he had attended  P.  *�� tte'i ('  iio resigns I5-* ^^ *Y <>  irector�� Charles   Gooding     ^^^-%vSjtl- - .* *  sanation to the Sunshine     f ��#-s. > vjclf*^ 1    )\ **  J'^tfc  \��-  *v  \i  &.  j  \  ^ It ��*  *, i  Regional   Director  tendered his resignation  Coast-Regional District this week.1  His place at the board is taken by alternate director Tim Frizzell. Director Frizzell  was welcomed to the board and asked to  appoint his alternate.  V  4>  \  M  <V---"*���-   vT-a\        -    \   .*.  3     ' .  * _,*   '_n*^f��^l !*���  r "��  *  ���*^i*  ttt-i. * .  *--��L.  .***>��fc*j  SECHELT���"The road to the arena must  be kept up," Sechelt village Mayor Harold  Nelson told the council meeting last week.  The council earmarked $1,000 for  gravelling,the road over the winter months.  They noted the road had been ihe .centre of  some complaints received.  Aldernan Ted Osborne suggested the  council would best spend the money by  gravelling the worst spots on the road, "to  keep building them up."  / He said, "my only recommendation is to  keep the road patched up and put shoulders  on it. When spring comes you can widen it."  The $1,000 is to be spent over four months. -  Essentia J services operation ...  6��enfl*nK8ra^  local elected bodies.  He said everyone present had agreed on  the;need for centralized facilities and band  spokesman had said they had a suitable piece  of land for the installation.  "All we need is approval from the oil ���  companies," said Hoehne.        ' ,  Tlie regional board and Sechelt and  Gibsons village councils have been pressing  the oil .companies for some time to centralize  their oil storage tanks in one location.  "The oil companies have been bucking it  for years," said Hoehne, "but the regional  board has said 'no more expansion' on the  present" sites."  Mayor Larry Labonte asked if the,  location proposed by the Indian Band was the  most desirable.  "I doubt whether this is the best place,"  said Aid. Stuart Metcalfe. "Anchorage for  ships in the Sechelt area is exposed. The oil  companies may strenuously-oppose it."  But he felt Gibsons should not be concerned about any problems encountered by  the oil companies, "as long as they get out of  the village.'"  Metcalfe said the proposed relocation of  oil storage facilities would have no effect on  the cost of the product.  The matter was discussed again at the  Sunshine Coast Regional District meeting  December 19.  Chairman Frank West described the  meeting as, "an ongoing discussion on oil  Sffitertifiefcsre^  While most Sunshine Coast residents are  tucking into their annual-Christmas day  dinner,,others; will be on the job as usual,  maintaining essential services in the area.  Police will be on call at both the Gibsons  and   Sechelt   RCMP   detachments   and  ^drinking driveW'feaii expect to'tome across'  roadblocks at any time.  Thirteen nurses and two doctors will be  celebrating Christmas 1974 at St. Mary's  Hospital. A shift system will ensure that at  least fournurses find one doctor are on duty  at any one time.  B.C. Ferries will be operating a reduced  schedule on'Christmas Day, with' one crew  working aboard the Sunshine Coast Queen  and the necessary back-up personnel on duty  at Langdale terminal.  Ferry departures from Langdale Dec. 25  are as follows: 6:45 a.m.  9 a.m.,      11:15  PUTTING the finishing touches on, a, volunteers >yho took the time to decorate, g|||| @| flB H6WS      -  very special Christmas tree is Roberta" the, hospital to make Christmas a little       ���    .    ;'.       .. ���. ���    ���  Fosbery staff member at St. Maw��$"' more cheery for those who will not be.      Panning to take part mtje New Years  SS��fir����.f.*��d24   abMojohoma over the Christmas ^^U^^^y^^   Z2EZX2XZ&" *  members    and   hospital    auxiliary-   holiday.      - You ^ when we start putting together  \ ; %   the Times of January 8, we don't want to  1       '  ' ' f " have you in it. Newspapers really don't like  o, ^^ _,    7   " '��� s  ^^  - running stories on people who have been  fined   and   had   their   drivers   licenses  suspended for, impaired driving. Worse, we  o ���__-_.     .!"��� ���___. _ ^-^ABMiiaw]       * don't want to report that you were in an  TClil^Cij \ - accident and we don't want Jbo run your  ' i   :. *      i 'Ssf obituary,  LANGDALE���The Sunshine Coast > Queen is 175 vehicles compared to the        So would you do us a favor. On New Years  a.m.���l:30 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 6 p.m., 8:15 p.m.  Members of the local volunteer fire  departments will be on call on Christmas  Day, just as th'ey are on all holidays.   ,  -  Also on emergency call are employees of       < 5& Wydro and B.C. Telephone company as ^ j^ .^chstea^ the Susy .Q,wfl. b(> . * The M^A didnot specify how long the  Wdl as local ambulance driers replaced by-the Queen of Sidney.. ^     , refit would take, hut said he did not  tor:s?:s:K; . *****���*!*���*���*s^ t^.^i^/^��?5b  be spending Christmas ensuring your safety �� * sm^r but faster ship.       - *"     'time of the year and the speed of the  and comfort.    ' , ��� '   Capacity of the   Sunshine  Coast    Queen of Sydney.  companies and the regional board.  Chairman West said the present four or  five locations of bulk stations were in nonconforming areas and added that they did not  conform to today's minimum safety standards.   't  "We want to find a suitable site for the  companies to store, out of high residential  areas, and with proper safety precautions."  He told the board the -Indian Band indicated they would be hiring consultants to  Queen goes in for a refit January��l5.^    Queen-of Sidney's  capacity  of  138    Eve or any other night "when you may be    look over the area and see if it was suitable  ' During mat time/according to MEA.  vfeliicles.       , y*   ; parta&ng in holiday cheer; take a taxi. for such construction.  Sechelt taxi at 8852251 will be rurtninjjM  hour service;*all through the holidayseasoh.'"  Gibsons Radio Cabs are available at 886^  2211 and will be available throughout the  holiday season.  Help make our job a little easier.  ^e.matter was referred to toe planning  committee.  '~4 ��� v '  of possiDie  SECHELT ��� There is no chance of'the  Sechelt liquor store being converted to self-  service,        j      '  ': a'ln a letter to the Sechelt1 and District  Chamber of Commerce, W.A. Bruce, general  manager of the Liquor Administration  Branch of the department of the attorney-  general In Victoria, said converting the  present liquor, store would not be possible.  "Our ��� property supervisor ��� surveyed tho  Sechelt store in relation to conversion to self-  service just two weeks ago, but found that  this would not be possible," Uie letter said.  Bruce added, "Tills department will be  looking at other^ sites as It-Is realized thp  expanding population of tho Secholt arca ytl}l  require a larger store In tho not too distant  future." v  iiisaie MSSIS  iihhsiiiiii imn  SECHELT -1 Alderman Ted Osborne, attending his last councU meeting told tho  group Sechelt should be more" than a  residential centre. y '  "If you're not careful," Osborfto told tlio  board, "you're going to bo a town of people In  residences. You should start looking for  Industrial land insldo the vlllago or you nro  going to find you aro Just a bunch of people In  Uio mlddlo of the centres nt Mason Road and  "Porpol bo" nhy;''���-"-'---^''-"'-*'-'������"������������'-*  Osborne, who was defeated ��� In tho  November elections was attending his last  meeting as an alderman.  Ills comments camo after n presentation  by a man looklnR for light Industrial land  inside the village,  ^ "There Is one piece of Industrial land  available on tho whole peninsula," thq man  told ttw council, "and the price on It Is  $31,000. You can't pay thnt much for dirt. You  ju.����t can't pay a premium prlco for Industrial  land. '���,  SECHELT ��� A mobile home at Porpoise  Bay Campsite burned to the ground in the  early hours of Dec. 22.  Tho owner, Jack McNutt, had just left for  a Christmas vacation in the Ulterior and  Mexico. The trailer was being rented out ot  an unidentified young woman, who escaped  without injury.  Fire chief Tom Robilliard said two units  and approximately 14 men responded to the  alarm, which came in at 2:20 a.m.  * Cause of the blaze is not yet known, said  Robilliard, but his department is investigating.  An explosion heard during the fire was  probably caused by an aerosol spray can, he  said.  .    v  Provisional budget  sefc-at $71|,000  /    The Sunshine Coast Regional ��� District's  provisional budget for 1075 raised its head In  jjouncll nnd then was shuffled off to com-  -^mlttce.  Chairman Frank West quoted the total  provisional budget figure at $713,960. The  provisional budget was approved at Uio  meeting and now goes back to tho finance  committee to bo used as the basis for tho  area's 1975 budget.      y  Tlio 1974 board must pass a provisional  Judgct Jiefojo: :ihc4,,1975,aboard .can. PtnrtJ  Working, Chairman West explained, Tlio  actual budget does not have to bo finalized'  unUl the end of March, 1975.  Tm dreoimisig  of a wet ..,..���/  Blng Crosby would never forgive, but hero  goes:  "I'm dreaming of a wet Christmas just  like the ones I used to know .,."  Our apologies, but that's tho way It looks.  Rain last week topped Uio three Inch mark  bringing Uio year's total to a damp 5i),5 In-  ,_,.ches,.���.,, ���.���,_, ���,,������1.���.,���,.��� ;_������.���.������1,...��. ,������,���,,  Well, Uio man sold, at least you don't imvo  to shovel It,  DECEMBER 14-20  h  H  Prcc.  December 14  35  45  ,18  December 15  36  -50-  ��-.,,24  December 10  December 17 '     '  39  52  ,.���,���.,J3  .15  45  .04  December 10  37  47  ,37  December 19  117  43  ,01  December 20    '    "  40  ,'1fl  .01  Unlnfall for week 3.10   December 7.90  .474 69.53   ' > i Page A-2  PENDER YHARBOURr^Local school  ��. teacher and, hockey organizer Brent Rees  '- .asked for and got a pledge by the local  - -Community Club in Madeira Park that they  ���,rwilT sponsor one,- of. the  hockey  clubs  operating ouVof this,area.  , The sponsored club which will receive five  ��� hundred dollars to cover league fees and  equipment will be a mi^^eMpSiaSESiS^  ^^gp^M&KiSFS^^^Sssociationl  TIDES FOR THE WEtK  December 2 5 to December 31  : ,��� '   ot Point Atkinson  ,  ��� Not to be used for navigation"-���'  BY HELEN PHILLIPS  CONTEST, AT THE ARENA  For lack of anything else to call it, our 1  has been called the Marine Room. We would  like a new name for it, so there is a contest  with prize for.the person who comes up with'  the best name. There will be a suggestion box  at the arena, so put your suggestion in.  . Please submit your entry oh a plain sheet  of paper with your name, address and phone*  number clearly printed on it. Any duplicate  suggestions will be put in a draw and one  name pulled. "    -  THANKS TO THE TEENAGERS  I had a mother phone me and ask if I  would like to mention how helpful some of the  young people are about helping^ the small  children on the, ice. There are a group of  mothers who come to skate and they really  apprecitate it when some else takes their  small kiddies and gives them a hand. This,  gives mom a few minutes to herself so she  can get some skating in. so thank you, kids.  DRAW COMING UP  If you still have ticket stubs to turn in  before the draw, please get them in now. The  draw will be held on New Year's Eve and all  the tickets sold or unsold books have to be  returned before that time.  The ladies have been busy and have  decorated a tree in the lobby and put up some  Christmas decorations. It looks very festive.  Speaking of Christmas, I was at the  Sechelt School last week to see the beautiful  3 EH  Christmas pageant the kids put on. and I was  thinking how nice it would be if it could have  been on ice with lots of seating capacity for  everyone to be able to see. I guess some of it  would have been impossible on skates, but,  instead of acrobats, they could substitute  figure skating. I can hardly wait until our  figure skaters are good enough to' put on  something as lovely as that Christmas play.  I hope everyone cut out the^ skating  schedule from .last week's paper for, the  holidays. As you know, curling is over till the  New Year and there are specific public  skating hours. Also, don't forget that adult  skating sessions are now two hours-long on  Saturday nights.   - , '.  When I requested bringing along good  skating music to skate to in an earlier  column, I wanted good skating music, not  good listening music. I noticed there are a  bunch of records in the sound room that are  -Jovely for listening and dancing too, but they  must have been brought in by someone who  doesn't know how to skate to music because  they certainly aren't fast enough. If it is no  good to skate to, please don't bring it in,  because that just makes more work to sort  through for good records.  Did you know there are still people  working out at the arena who are giving their  time for free? Things might be open for  business, but there are still odd jobs to be  done and it is nice to know there are people  ���*-:>.  125  \ 0400 '  13.1 "  .js ' 0605  15.2  WE  , 0755  ,12.0  'SA  1045  12.1.  1255  14.3  1530  714.7  r- 2050 '  -3.4.  2300  1.2  26  - 0445.  14.0  29  0635  15.7  TH  0905'  12.2  SU7 H35  11.9  1345  14.4  1620  14.7  f  v2135  2.4  2340  1.0  ?7  0525  14.7  30  0715  16.0  FR  0955 '  12.3  MO 1230  11.4  ' 1435  14.6  1710  14.4  2215  1.7  -  A   31  0025   '1.4  ^  Jf    FU  0750  16.3  1  > 1320  10.6  ^  k  /1805  13.8/  \ *:  N  .:**���  i.-i.  LAWRENCE KELLY of Kelly's Kosy  Kitchen in Madeira Park moved out of  going to be mad when he finds out. You  -see, some of the youngsters got together  . his kitchen for a day and this kindly ;.and presented Santa with a gift to give  1975 PJSERCUEtY  20 HP oullioards.  Regularly $818.00  Special: *#JS)  MERCURY OUTBOARD  -      SALES & SERVICE   MCURYLABID  885*9626  gentleman moved in.  The  bearded  still willing to give a hand. Someone who has   "visitor distributed Kelly's hot dogs and  Ip  BY DARLEEN VIGNAL  _* The figure skaters" first'Official "meeting  was held Dec. 15 at the recreation centre.  Officials, name and crest of the club, time  schedules and rates were discussed.  Sunshine Coast Figure Skating Club is  now the official name. The club crest is a  circle with two figure skates against the sun.  Warren McKibbin of Sechelt was elected  president of the new club, with Bobbi Bodnarek as secretary. Other officials are as  follows:  , Treasurer ��� Maureen Corbin; publicity,  -��� Darleen Vignal; music co-ordinator  ��� Lotti Canipbe.ll; club officials ~ Cameron  Dixon, Eileen Sallis, and many helpful  volunteers.  Annual fees were set as follows:  Rate 1 (Juniors, intermediate, seniors) ���  $45.  Rate 2 (Club membership without group  . lessons, junior, Intermediate and seniors) ���  $30.  Rate .1 (Adult beginners, preschoolers) ��� $25,  One half of the fees must be paid by Jan.  15; 1975, with the balance due by Feb. 28.  Fees,should be paid to the Surishine Coast  Figure SkatingClub, c-o pdx943,.Sechelt,  j) These fees include the ice time outlined on  ytlle information sheets being sent to all club  numbers,  ���'^;-'-,i     ,y;7 .y" ���'���  '      Regulation figure skates are hot required  for pre-schoolers or adult beginners in Rate  1'    7.7 '',''"���'  ���'  '������"��� ���'   '    '..':;   '���'���'.' ' '���' .���  For Rate/ 1 members, there-, is; a $5  deduction for each additional member of tlie  family, to join the club.  Lessons commence Saturday, January 10,  1975. ���'-        '7y  y,'y . '  No grant for arena...  been giving a hand for a long, time, who  people probably take for granted, is John  Thorold. He gives up his weekends to come  out and direct our skating for us. A big -  thanks goes out to John for always being ~  around when we need him.  Names aren't usually used in this column  because there are so many volunteers that a  person hesitates to name them for fear of  leaving someone out, but I do-feel John  deserves "honorable' mention.  BRAND NEW HOCKEY PLAYER  Terry and Hazel Kwasney are the proud  parents of a new babyjroy, born Dec. 17/  Hazel is one of the directors and the very  capable- 'secretary."Both 'ofl them (have  worked very hard for this arena. v  Congratulations to them both. ~  The board of directors, management and  staff would all like to wish everyone a Merry  Christmas and a prosperous New Year.  See you out at the rink, and don't forget  the suggestion box for names for the bar.  pop free to Pender Harbour; youngsters  all afternoon, but we don't think Kelly is  to Kelly when he sees him. The gift was  to Kelly for all he has done for the young  people in Pender Harbour.  ���Photo by Alvin Dribnenki  Drils Drills, programs discussed...  own me holidays  from December 20th to January 5th  service  4 radio dispatched cabs at your service  885-2251  r "     y '  Iftewq $ku4tmo& avid a^ofi^'fyeto'lpe^  i  v  BY JACK TIERNAN     "  PENDER   HARBOUR^-December    13  Pender Harbour took on Pemberton. Final  scores were:  P.H. junior girls 21 - Pemberton 6. High  scorers were Ramona Kraft six and Martina  Phillips six. ' , v  ,   P.H. Junior boys 35 - Pemberton 13. High  scorers Rick Merkle eight, Lance Rancler  ; SlX'7;7',v;,7'v "' '.,��� 7',   ,j  P.H. Senior girls 21, -, Pemberton 33.  Valerie Reid scored 10, Gail Dobrlndt five.  ' P.H; (Senior boys 45 - Pemberton 38 with  Doug Barsaloux scoring 23 and Jerry Mercer  .' MU ' ���' 7 p ' p', ������ p ��� ''    '    ,,  On December 18 P.H, Junior junior girls  20 - Elphinstone 31. P.H, high scorers were  Mokie Sterloff six and Kathy Lloyd six. ,  Junior junior boys 39 - Elphinstone 21 with  Derald Scoular scoring 10 and Rick Merkle  seven, Russcl Cameron six and Jesper  Lundln six,  BY JIM GRAY , -1  ' With the very capable assistance of three  members of the'BCAHA,' th&S&HeitJMln'6f  Hockey Association's coaches and players  were treated to a weekend of drills and  programs presently incorporated by the  Canadian Amateur Hockey Association. The  coaches discussed some philosophy of minor  hockey programs as laid out by the province-  Sec/ie/t lanes  BUCKSKINS  Randy Joe 300 (636); Sharon Baillie 161  (440).  TUESDAY NIGHT LADIES  Vi Slack 257 (565); Gayle Ono 244 (523);  Nell Jager 233 (575); Shelly Jager 217 (599).  SECHELT BALL & CHAIN  Ed Nicholson 692 (268, 213, 211); Ron  Watts 249.  WEDNESDAY LADIES Dec. 18  200 games were rolled by: Marg Maedel  257 (597); Hazel Skytte 254,239 (686); Esther  Berry 217,213 (597); Betty Morris 218 (596).  Christmas raffle held after bowling were  won by Terry Henderson, Dorothy Carter ,  Marg Hummj Hazel Smith, Jean Gray,  Evelyn Plnel, Marg Maedel, Vera Nichols,  Hazel Skytte, Mabel McDermld,  THURSDAY COMMERCIAL Dec. 19  High games were rolled by:- Phyllis  Hanford 233;, Charlie Humm 207, 250 (048);  Lorraine Mitchell 266, 194 (593); Don  Caldwell 269, 296 (730); Sam McKcnzIO 356,  239 (785); Cauleen McCuaig 221, 258 (038);  Frank Giampa Jr. 219.  wide organizatioiLand also were given some  excellent ideas on practicing arid using their  1 very valuable ice time'to its'greatest extent.  The playing meiribers of the association  were' given on-ice instruction by very  capable members of UBC and I feel that  everyone benefited from the weekend.  With all the kids out of school for the  holidays, the minor hockey executive has  booked as much time as they possibly could  afford for the boys, over the holidays.  ��� Most teams will have between five and six  practices over the two week period, and by  the new year, they should be prepared to  begin organized league play.  Following is a schedule of the times for  each team over the holidays. Be sure you  know your ice times, and take note as to  whether.you are on the large ice or the small  ice:  THURS, DEC. 26  Large Ice:' 11:45-PH, PW, Bant.;  1:00-PH, JUvs.; 4:45-PW, G-l, G-2;  6:00-r-PW, G-5, G-3.  ,   Small ice: 12:00 - HL, PH; 1:15 - HL,,  G-l; 2:30 - HL, S-l; 3:45 - HL, S-2; 5:00 -  PW, S-l; 6:15-PW, S-2.  FRI. DEC. JB7 ,  Large lee: 4:45  Bant. G-l, G-2,  '     SmalUce; 5:00-PW, S-3; 6:15-  4.  Minor hockey. Saturday and  Sunday  schedules are posted at the arena, also the  ' following week schedule,  I'llncds, hi )���.>.._'Iiem-I  you know It's right.  yVte&tay owi prtestdb Octet ctt4ttoH&i&  cutd a 1&ta4fien<<wA> 1975.  Madeira Park  Bant. S-l, S-2; 6:00 ���  PW,S-  PBRTiapamon  i That Cinadi.o movement for po,iu>ra��l Mnon  GIBSONS ���The federal government has  turned down an application from Gibsons  Winter Club for a $30,000 Local Initiatives  Program grant. ��� ,  Tlio money wns to have gone townrda  construction * of tho group's tee arena on  Highway 101,  Winter Club spokesman Gary McDevitt  snld the turn-down; "does not make things ~  , easier,1' but stressed Uint Uie decision would  havo no serious effects on the club's  proposals.  In n lqttcr to Jack Copland, clerk-  irtwswer-of-th�� clubr-the---dep��Mtment-ot.-  manpower and Immigration said that nil LIP  funds available for distribution In tho local  constituency hnd nlrcndy been allocated.  "... nftcr careful consideration of your  proposal.,, It hns been decided that other  applications rcclovcd from your area moro  �� <   ,       f  closely meet the needs of ypur community,"  said the letter. 7  Mcfrovltt snld rejection of his club's grant  application, "may mean wo hnvo to delete  tho concrete floor" of tlio arena. "Wo hnd  hoped to make this an all-purpose, year-  round butld|ng,"'  Somo of tho "trimmings" In the building  will ntoo go by the bonrd; ho said.      Hie government Is still considering nn  application from tho Winter Club for fhnda  under Uio winter works program.  Jnck Pcnnsall MP told Copland In n letter  -4hat~^>had-'nuide��T{^reaontAUon8^,to..ihe~  jnlnlstcr of finance and ,��� would Inform  Copland when a decision was made on tho  funding application,"   1 ,  Use 'Times'AdBriefs  Year at Jolly Roger  a.m.  $20.00 PER COUPLE  ^ruli   eJUinihq.-<JLi  inina  BREAKFAST: 8:00  *yraci  lit  a.m.  noon  .ounae  to 10:00 a.m. doily  to 2:00 p.m. dally  ie&  I  SUNDAY thru FRIDAY. 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  SATURDAY: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  MOORAGE FACILITIES  ,   Secret Covo, B.C.  Phono tor reservation BB5~993&  gww��<igwwi8��i��gwg<^^  i yh  Woltjlu only 12 Pounds  Polls In oxcoaa ot ono ton.  ri'i&t  *r>*r. .,,.���..._,ri  wrw     _ _,.  ���"'"WMtf^pWiAwWM'*'*"*'*^  Grodt loam, Homollto XL-12 and mini W|NCH,  An oxcollont, llghlwolnht nnd powerful comblnntlon to  assist hunters and thoso In need ol pulling powor. Carry this  tonmto havo portablo, powerful holpgotllna vohlcloa,  through mud and snow and to movo gamo ovor difficult terrain.  Soo It for yoursoll, Got n froo demonstration  '  1   at your Homollto doalor today,  a__,w    FROM MANAGEMENT AND STAFF  SECHELT  mkm siw ceiti  Cowrie Street 885-9626  !  ' ar-    ^ ' 1 *  Happenings around the Harboiir  I "came to a big decision a couple of weeks"  ago. I used to write my column longhand then  rely on Marge or-anyone else I could con into =  typing it.  -   No more. Yours truly toilg^^jLafca^sr  W%l!8B*B&*&e&8fflffi a little typing  aa55fC.��s=33si^|js ag^ ^ thg offtcg where I worked. The  . .. rest of the staff, obviously jealous of my  dexterity, used to call me "Two-finger Sam'.  I must be getting my old touch'back. Just '  the other day when'I was tapping away  happily my better half, after watching me  with what must have been awe, placed a jug  * of water within reach. When I questioned her  ' about it she looked at me with obvious admiration and said it's to cool the keys with  ' when they get too hot..  Sure,nice<to have a thoughtful wife! I  guess that's enough blarney for now ��� back  __   to business.  /    EXPLETIVE DELETED  Do you remember the article I wrote  ,' recently about the cussing pot in the Garden  Bay Hotel? Well, President Jean Paterson of  the Ladies Auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital  called to tell me how the latest donation from  the pot was spent.  - The hospital .will receive five children's  , walkers and two baths. You know what the  walkers are ��� round things on wheels which  support the kids while they are learning' to  . walk and support the peace of mind of  mothers.   ' ,    ���  Jean said a lot of credit must go to Al  Christie of the hotel who looks after the pot,  and of course to the gentlemen who let their  lips slip now and again.  NOWAY,  A terrible thing happened to me the other  day. I was writing'a note to Santa and Marge -  saw it and with a few words shattered my  .dream.  "No dice buddy," she said, "Santa doesn't  have a toy pickup at the Pender Harbour  ' Hotel!" Oh well-^I suppose I'll have to  settle for carpet suppers again.  CHRISTMAS PARTY  Children having fun are a joy to behold  and when you include Santa Clause the  combination is irresistable.  , I was at Ihe hall here in Madeira Park  where the local Community Club held the  party and there was over one hundred eager-  'eyed children breathlessly awaiting Santa's  arrival.  In the interval they Tyere entertained with  Christmas carols played by the Pendfer  Harbour Community Band, directed by  Florence Prescesky and also saw some film  cartoons.  I was laughing so hard at the cartoons  that one little guy didn't know whether to  look at-me or the screen!  Anyway, along came Santa to make his  big appearance and the kids whooped. Pretty  soon he was seatedby the beautiful Christ-  *mas tree and the littleones'lined up to sit on  his knee and have their pictures taken as  they each received a bug of goodies.  Alvin Dribnenki took the pictures for the  Club and if Alvin's trigger finger is sore after  the many shots he took ��� think of poor old  Santa ���I bet he'll see flashing lights for  days!  Santa resembled Pat Logue and did a,  beautiful job. He was patience itself with the  youngsters and deserves the utmost credit  for his portrayal. ,  The gingerbread house which had been on  display in the Royal Bank was drawn for and  the winner was Judy Charbonneau.  It was a grand party and thanks go out to  master of ceremonies Mark Myers and the  ladies of the club who toiled behind the  scenes doing the jobs which most of us take  for granted but are vital to thq success of an  affair such as this. Namely Ruth Kobus,  Joyce Duff, Muriel Stiglitz and Myrtle Page.  The attractive Christmas murals on the  walls were by Yoga Zudema.  Party contributions were received with  thanks from the Fishermen's Union, the  ' Garden Bay Hotel, Pender Harbour Lions, '  Royal Canadian Legion Branch 112 and Its  Ladles Auxiliary, the local Credit Union ,  y Branch, IGA, Kelly's Kosy Kitchen and Uie  Teen Dance Committee.  OVER THE HILL?  i Roberta Peters tells mo husband BUI who  plays hockey with the 'Over Uie Hill Gang' on  , the iPonlnsula received a seven stitch cut  over tho eye while playing last Friday. From  one pf his own teammates yet. It didn't stop  Bill: from playing tho noxt day Uiough. _  PENDER HARBOUR CHOIR  ' , Choir Director Les Fowler Is still short of  ' singers for Uio choir, Anyone Interested In  joining us asked to call Doreen Leo at 083-  2203.     .,.'  ���        HAPPY LANDING  A brief from Irvine's Landing,  A very enjoyable evening was spent on  Dec. 14 nt a Xmns party. Gamos were played  and the bingo prizes went to Mrs. Fielding, ri  ham donated by Uio Downlngs, A turkey  ' donated by Horizons group won by Mr,  Whittle. A $10 voucher, klndess of the Taylors  of Lloyds Store, won by Mrs. Hold; and the  ! $28 cash bingo wna won by Mrs.- KlsworUi,  donated by tho hall Itself,  In nil It wns a very successful evening,  and tho group hopes to sponsor moro In Uio  New Year at different periods.  \ Our membership Is Increasing and,  everyone who sees our hall and realizes the  / Effort the committee has put Into this project  |f�� more than surprised Uint wo could mako  tho old schoolhonso look so good. It Is up to  tho whole community to dig In and do their  share,  After the New Year new projects will bo In  orddrr and - both, lapidary ��� equipment ��� and  ceramic kiln are ready for entlmislnfltfl, so got  out nnd become Interested In something  outside the homo walls; It docs you good to  pnrtlcpnto In these different project*., Tlio  hall Is for nil Pender Hnrbourltcs and environs, nnd this refers particularly to Garden  by Jock Bachop 883-9056 v    -  Bay. 7, ' ,    -  Wish to thank all those who have donated '  Books; the library'is quitejijnjft^nknow^  Also th^nteio-NeE^MeLlnfian who so kindly  ""ffiSferred many,of the books to us.  j     .���'  We appreciated those Earls's Cove gang "  who dare the:long drive' to attend our fiino- *  tions.   ,   '       ,     ry '  <���     -     '  GOOD WORK /  As well as helping to sponsor hockey clubs  in the Pender Harbour area I notice theLions  have raisecTone hundred and eighty dollars  for the Canadian Institute for the Blind. This.  was the proceeds form a pancake breakfast  they held some time ago. Congratulations  guys!   , '     \ '���   ,  COMMUNITY CLUB  A source here tells me the club is in dire  need of more support to help the many activities it sponsors. At the moment the  revenue from ��� the: Thursday night Bingo  carries the financial load for the other  events.   - '  The membership at the moment is two  hundred and eight and the club would like to  see many'more, people join.  The Club has plans in mind for a new  bmlding so the more members it can get, the  better its chances of gaining new quarters/  EGMONT  A source here tells' me prawn fishermen  who have been busy up and down the inlet  have been haying very modest results.  ' It sounded like war in the Egmont area  last week with all the blasting going on.  Seems there is a search on for another gravel  pit ��� this time in the Skookumchuck area.  Phil Muncaster now has a handsome  statuette to commemorate his thirty three .-  years service with Air Canada. Phil, who*  lives 'across the chuck' with wife Bernice  and son Alex, keeps in touch with the world  by ham radio.  ARCHITECTURE  Egmont, which already boasts a geodesic  dome and various other strange structures,  is blossoming forth with a tetrahedon ovt  pyramid shaped buUding, courtesy of Greg  Howitt.  As you know by now I prattle on at times;  but I do have a serious side which shows now  and again, I'd like to finish this column on  that note.  TOMORROW  Who among us does not feel a thrill of .  anticipation at the thought of tomorrow?  Sure, I know as everyone does, that  Christmas is being over commercialised  year by year; but one has to try to overlook  that facet of it and concentrate on the true  meaning of the day.  I am not the most constant church-goerTn'  the world but here is the way Christmas  affects me..  To me it is a time tp renew ties with  family and friends, to try and give a little  ' pleasure to those I unfortunately see seldom  throughout the year. To share a cup with'  neighbours and enjoy their company and  conversation ��� to say hello and try to  resolve differences with someone I don't  really see eye to eye with and perhaps to try  ' and help a person in need.  I know you are probably saying to  yourself Christmas is making him sentimental. Fine, if that is so we could use more  of it. And if some magic time that feeling  persists and stays with me so I can live it all  ��� year round, I'll be a vastly better man for it.  Merry year round Christmas to you all.  Squaringly yours  By Maurice Hemstreet 885-3359  Granted conditional discharge ...  v_Sfiiwaaj��'  .wl��5Mw.S{f3*'s**"  .^,-WHW��5����-W����"��'ww5  PENDER HARBOURITES of all ages  put in an appearance at the Pender  Harbour Community Club's annual  Christmas party. Here a young resident  finds a warm lap to sit in and also finds,  the exercise rewarding. Santa Claus  came to the party courtesy of Pat  Logue.  A motorist who ignored a 24-hour roadside  licence suspension and drove home was fined  $350 and banned from driving for three  months, when he appeared at Sechelt  provincial court Dec, 19.  Crown prosecutor Hugh McCallum said  that Clifford Johnson was stopped by police  in Port Moody Sept. 15 and given a roadside  suspension for driving under the influence of  alcohol. Half-an-hour later, he was stopped in  Burnaby, where police discovered that he  was driving while under suspension.  Johnson pleaded guilty to the charge. -  Judge J.S.P. Johnson fined him $350 and  suspended his licence for three months.  _ Accused .said he would lose his job if he  was banned from driving.     .  "This is what happens to people who drive  under suspension," said Judge Johnson.  FINED $50  In other court news, Verne Berger was  fined $50 for driving without due care and  attention.  McCallum said that accused was checked  by police near Powell River after he lost  control of his vehicle on the slippery  pavement, sideswfped a, power pole and  crashed at the side of Highway 101. He had  been travelling at 45 m.p.h. in a 30 m.p.h.  zone before the incident, said McCallum.  , Berger appeared to have been drinking,  said the prosecutor, but a breathalyzer test  could not be administered because he was  ' taken to hospital for treatment to injuries  sustained in the accident.  ASSAULT  Gary Ridynski of West Sechelt was found  guilty after trim of common assault against  Howard Joe.  The incident occurred on Sechelt Indian  Reserve in October.  Judge Johnson granted Ridynski a conditional discharge. Hey as ordered not to go  onto reserve property-for six months.  PENDER ^HARBOUR ��� Hereare the names  of people who donated to the Pender Harbour  and District Health Centre Society in lieu of  sending individual Christmas cards.  They offer sincere wishes for a Merry  Christmas and a Happy New Year to all their  friends and neighbours.  Joan and Duncan Cameron and family;  Elaine, Earl, AnnabeUe and Eric Antilla;  Gene and Jessie Spicher; Gordon and Ida  Liddle; Ray and Doreen LeepWUlte~and ..   ���  UndaJiIattis^nd-fara^rNerine-Garveyt���ecc^_E\  Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Clements; Mr. and Mrs.  Merv Charboneau; Mrs. T. Suginobu; Ray  and Bobbi Mair and family; Alex and Joyce  Duff and family; Vi and Jim Tyner; Hilda  Costerton, Public Health, nurse; Marshall  and Joan Rae and family; Mr. and Mrs.  David (Scoular and famUy; John Daly; Corry  and Don Penson and family; Art and Helen  Christian and family and Norman and  Shirley Morrison.  macist. appeared at provincial court last >  week charged with disturbing the occupants'  of a dwelling house by discharging a firearm.  Donald Andrew Westersund, 27, pleaded  guilty to the charge which was laid by Jim  Murray, owner of the Holiday Market,  following ' an   incident   Oct.   $ behind.,.  Westersund Chemists in the Pender Harbour  Shopping Centre. '  J ,  Crown prosecutor Hugh McCallum, told  the court that Murray was awakened at  around 1 a.m. by a car horn...  , "He thought it was Westersund's car  horn" said McCallum.  ��� About ten minutes later, Murray heard  approximately nine shots being fired, said  McCallum.  The prosecutor explained that Murray  lived across an alley from the rear, of  Westersund's pharmacy.  . "He (Murray) looked out and saw  Westersund standing in the alley with a  lever-action rifle. He saw him fire three  shots."  Then, Murray called the police.  When police arrived at the rear of the  pharmacy, they knocked on the door for  about seven minutes, before being admitted,  said McCaUum.  "Westersund asked who was there and the  police officers identified themselves," said  the prosecutor. Then the officers claimed to  have heard a rifle being loaded.  - McCallum said that when Westersund  opened the door, he was naked and carried a  rifle. The officers told him to drop the gun  and put up his hands.  The rifle, a 30-30 lever-action, was loaded  and cocked, with one round in the chamber  and two in the magazine, court was told. v  McCallum said that Murray had been  disturbed before by gunfire in the early hours'  of the morning.  Defence lawyer L.N. Mathieson said  Westersund was a qualified and licenced  pharmacist. He explained -that' there had  been a number of instances of vandalism  near his client's pharmacy and a break-in  during the summer in which some drugs  were stolen.  A bus drop box behind Westersund's store  had also been broken into, he said.  Westersund claimed that, on the night in  question, he heard someone prowling behind  his pharmacy, said Mathieson. When he went  outside to investigate, "he heard someone  scurrying off through the bush" and felt they  were not there for a legitimatepurpose, "or  ' they would not have scurried off."  , Westersund fired his rifle into the air,  "hopefully to deter people from vandalism or  breaking and entering."  . -' Mathieson said, there had been a personal  dispute between Westersund and the complainant.  He said his client's actions "should be  dealt with in a lenient way." He conceded  that the discharge of the rifle was technically  r a crime under the criminal code, "but not a  seriousThreach of the common good of the  community." "He admitted that when  Westersund greeted the police officers at his  door in the nude, "it showed some degree of  recorded message." ��� ������ - - '���  Westersmdmaffitanedlhat half-an-hour '  elapsed between bis arrival at the pharmacy  that night and the shooting incident, not 10  minutes as Murray had claimed. And he  denied firing as many as nine shots.  - . He told the court that his rifle was, empty  when the police arrived at his store. *  1    McCallum said he was, "disturbed at the  sort of mentality that is behind the incident."  Judge J.S.P. Johnson granted Westersund  a conditional discharge,' ordering him not to  possessfirearms for two years and to be of  good behaviour for the same period.  He described Westersund's actions' and  attitudes as "eccentric" and said that if  accused was allowed tohave firearms, he  could possibly hurt someone else or himself."  RECALLS "POST-WAR SOUP"  Emergency aid given by the. USC in  suffering places of the world has reminded a  middle-aged contributor of a hungry, long-  ago winter. He wrote: "I remember the soup  I received in school from the Swedish Red  Cross (in Europe) in the winter of 194647  when I was iri Grade 12." JHis generous  contribution, sent in thankfulness, was  gratefully received by the USC.  The Peninsula Times        .   . Page A-3  * Wednesday, December 25,1974 ���  Speaking on his own behalf, Westersund  said he did not believe at the time that it was  police officers who were at his door. "I  thought it was the vandals." And he maintained "what difference does it make if  you're in the nude or not'?"       *  He said he had attempted to caU the police  after he heard suspicious sounds outside the  pharmacy, but he received no reply or a pre-  To all our friends from Gibsons's  Auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital A  sincere thanks to alLwho donated  to the hospital fond instead of  local Christmas cata%  Mrs. Devina Bolderson, Sally  Thompson, Mrs. Scott, Mrs.' Oney  DeCamp, May Lovell, Marguerite  Myers, Mrs. E. Pilling, Mr. and  Mps. S. Vedoy and family, Wiljo  and Florence Wiren, Roy, Eve and  Lee Harris, Mr. and Mrs. H. ,  Steinbrunner, Bob & Rene Jar-  dine, Nan and Dick Reeves, Jim  and Isabel Fraser, Hugh and  -Margaret Inglis, CM.  Cruickshank, Dora Benn, Mr. and  Mrs. Alfred Olson, Vi and Horry ,  Harris, Bud and Jean Moore, Pop,  Vince, Dot and Kim Bracewell,  Lome and Amy Blab, Lome and  Dooley Mason, Frank and Hilda  Girard, Ted and Louise Hume and  family, Erik and Patricia Nielsen,  Fred, Mary and Tom Stenner, Jill  Hill and family, Ida Lowther, Carl  and Doreen Gust, Marg and Wally  Langdale, George, _ Gloria and,  Debbie Hostland, Mr. and Mrs.  Winning, Bill and Gladdie Davis,  Jim and Verla Hobson and family, <  Morris and Nancy Nygren and  family, Denis, Merrilee, Garv and  Colleen Mulligan, Mrs. F.A.  Jones, Mrs. Andrew Harper,  Eunice Young, Lorna'and Mick  Alvaro, Ian and Barb Cattanach,  Lily Hammond, Ken and Diane  Johnson, Dot and Ben Vaughn.  f*  y~  A\  Dec. 13, two weeks ago, Harry Robertson  had three sets of the Country Stars just a  wheeling and dealing. Although our square  dance club Is small, I have been told by our  many visitors Uiat it is the best they have  ever attended and I have to go along with  Uiat. This has been the best season of square  dancing the Sunshine Coast has ever seen.  Dec. 20, this was our square dance  Christmas Party where we exchanged gifts  at coffee time. So with my record cases, tape  recorder and camera all loaded we headed  for the Sunshine Coast'Golf Club hall with  high hopes of a good turnout. Well, ty make a  long story short caller Harry Robertson and  myself vyero overwhelmed to hayo over three  sots, Wo have" decided that wo do have the  best square dance club a-golng for fun for 'all  ,andall for fun.  Dcanno Robertson held tlio lucky card for  tho ladles door prize and Art Holden held tho  -card for the mens door*prize. There,were,,,  many smaller prizes pulled out of tho hat for  both tho ladles and gents. During the coffee  break, I played a tape that wo received from -  I,cn and Edy Ryerson, our square dance  friends from California. Tho tape was a  pleasant surprize nnd woUiank Uiom for  thinking of us, Tho best of good wishes to you  both.  "��� '      :'7" ' 7" 7     ��� '    ���  TV) our convenor Peg Volcn and the ladies  who supplied Uio wonderful food, a hearty  thank you. To our new president, Marv  Volon, woll dono and kcop up Uie good work.  Tlio next square danco for tho Country  Stars will bo hold at St. Hilda's hall Dec. 31,  New Year's Eve from 8;30 p.m. till wb have  square danced tho Now Year In, All square  dancers nro wolcomo, Ladles bring goodies  for the coffee break and ono thing for sure  you will all have n good time,  A special thanks to Uie Peninsula Times  for Uio space made avallablo tn kcop our  square danco friends up to dato on square  dancing on Uno Sunshine Coast.  At Uila time, on behalf of Tlio Country  Stars, Dennnn and Harry, Robertson and Peg  nnd Maurice Hemstreet (callers supremo)  wo wish nil square dancers a very Merry  Christmas and a Happy, healthy, prosperous  New Year nnd may God Mens.  At Pender Harbour  a  885-2439  ot 8��iiior Gitizeiis dinKi^r  BY ISABEL RALPH  PENDER HARBOUR-.The miracle of the  loaves and fishes was enacted once again by  Uio Pender. Harbour Senior Citizens'  Association, Branch 00, at its Christmas  dinner In the Loglon Hall last week.  A special committee had come together  one week previously wlUi Uio formidable task  of planning how to feed th6 multitude at  today's Inflationary prices. Treasurer  .Thyrza Anderson reacli(^ lntp,tho kltty.and,,,  found lt was not yet broke and Gladys Brown  got on Uio phono to mobilize Uio many good  cooks nmonfj the members nnd friends who.  found Uiclr cupboards wcro not completely  bare.'.  "''.  At tho right tlmo and place, sundry,  bundles nnd boxes arrived; the kitchen  committee (Mona Jorgenson, Jessie Spicher  and Yvonno Hamblln) made magic and a  bountiful feast, piled high* was materialized.  Thero wcro thick meats, (turkey, bcof, ham)  crisp greens, tender Jellies, piquant sauces  and delicious pastries.  Resident Evelyn Olsen presided nt Uio  head table with her specially invited gucsta  Mr. and Mrs, Potcr Prescesky, Ann Clement  and Sam l4ifriont, and charter members  Mrs. Eloa Warden, Mrs, Wlnnlfrcd Course  nnd Fred Olson. OUier notable guests wore  Mrs, Martha Warnock, Pender Harbour  pioneer, and Fred Cormier, Uio most senior  guest nt the party, who will bo 03 on this  coming December. 24.  ^ Mrs. Olson welcomed tho assembly, grace  wns paid nnd 03 guests nnd members shook  out Uiclr hplly-prlntcd nnpklna nnd partook of  tho banquet. There were mnny belts loosened  nnd diets broken. ' ���  During   tho   meal   Uio   diners   woro  graciously waited upon by young members of  Mrs; Prescesky's instrumental group:  AnnabeUe Antilla, Doreen Leo, Doris Phillips  and Joan Rao.  The  feature  of  the, afterdlnncr  entertainment was a performance of carols In  which the audience Joined and were expertly  led by Florence Prescesky nt tho piano nnd  Potcr Prescesky with tho brass strings.  : Drawings for several donated articles: an  Iced cako, a glass bowl^and a sot of sherry  glasses, wcro, made and won by Mrs,  V(lgglns, Mrs, Llddlo and Mrs. Maynard  .respectively. Tlio evening ended, wMh an  'exchange of gifts distributed by Santa Claus  (triio Identity! Pat Logno) wlio, after tho  heavy mo'al did not require a pillow to supplement his person.  Transcendental Meditation  as taught by Mahnrlshl Mahesh Yogi  Natural, effortless way.to unfold one's latent potontlal.  Lecture o Thursday - 8 PAA �� Saturday ��� 1-4 PM  Whitaker House, Sechelt   GOOD USED CAUS  AND TRUCKS,y  TRAILERS, etc.  PHONE: 885-2151  OR 880-2848  SUMSHINE  RENTALS  a4 sleigh full  of chfcery  Wishes is  coming your*  .   way I Have  a very merry  Christmas Pay!  Our gratitude,  W your support.  FI6orcov��rings Ltd.  886-7112  .^..^.I^M���i  o WE MIX BE CLOSED o  December 23rd to January 6th inclusive  \ 1   Y  BIRTHS  GIBSONS AND SECHELT  WESTERN DRUGS  , . . era pfeoeod to sponior thW  ttiMfi  ABMiincemen.. space, ond  Dxtcmicb Best Wbhe�� to tho happy  parents.  KWASNEY���Jason is pleased to  announce the birth of a brother,  Joel Terrance at 'SE Mary's  Hospital, Tuesday, Dec. 17,1974.  Terris and Hazel (nee Torfason)  are the proud parents.'     10869-5  ENTERTAINMENT  GIBSONS LANES-Open--  bowling Friday 7-11 p.m.rSat. .  and Sunday 2-5 p.m. and 7-11  p.m. '       10328-tfn  SEASON'S GREETINGS  WE WISH to extend Seasons  Greetings and Best Wishes for  a Happy New Year to aU our  friends and neighbors. ���Jason,  Terry, and Hazel Kwasney.    ���     10812-5  WE WISH to extend Seasons  Greetings and A'Happy New  Year to all our friends. In lieu of  cards donations to _. Hospital  Auxiliary.1���Frank, Sylvia and  Jennifer Jones., ' 10864-5  THE ED Wray family wish their  , friends and relatives A Merry  Christmas and health and happiness in the New -Year.  Donations in lieu < of cards in  memory of John and Alice Wray  and Cliff Denharn. 10867-5  A LOT of thanks to our customers  and we wish everyone Happy  Holidays and A Prosperous New  Year.��� Helen and Clare, C.A.  Lott House of Gifts.        ' 10870-5  Announcements  IN LIEU of sending Christmas  cards, I am making a donation  to St. Mary's Hospital andl-take-  this opportunity to wish my  friends and acquaintances the  compliments of the season. ���  Allan Crane. 10877-5  CARD OF THANKS  BACKHOE available < septic  , tanks', sold, arid, installed.  Phone 886-2546.    >    >      10513-tT  LIGHT moving and hauling.  House and ��� garden , maintenance, rubbish removal, tree  cutting, etc. Free estimates,  Gibsons to Sechelt. Phone Norm  886-9503.     7    ^,\   v 10266-tjn,  "BUILD to suit, prefab houses,  erections and renovations. 885-  Published Wednesdoys by *  Powell -River  News  Town  Crier  ' Sechelt Times Ltd.     ,,   ,  ot Sechelt, B.C.  'Established 1963  9951 eves."  10^31-tf  TREE pruning. ��� It's a good  " investment ��� Call Evergreen  Landscapers. Free estimate. 886-  7244.' ' " 10794-5  FIREPLACE need fixing? Phone ,  885-2325-9 to 5. < 10846-tfn  WILL butcher,   dress   or  cut~  your meat  or 'gaihe,   your  place or mine. Phone 883-9045.  * ' 3044-tfn'  PEERLESS   Tree   Services.  ��� Benefit   from   experience.'  Tree work guaranteed and insured. Call J. Risbey 885-2109.  '     330-tfn  GENERAL    handyman.    Car-,  pentry,  painting  and    light  hauling. Ph. 886-9516. 2285-tfn  CAT AVAILABLE .    ���  Land clearing, excavations, etc.  Phone 885-9785 after 6 p.m.    '   >  10876-8  HELP WANTED  WAITRESS wanted, full time.  ^ Experienced  preferred.   885-  9344. 10874-57  -  LIVESTOCK  New & Used Tack'  QUALITY FARM SUPPLY,  AU Buckerfield Feeds  Hardware - Fencing  "Fertilizer - Purina_Products~^~  Alfalfa--Hay-Straw  Member, Audit Bureau    ��� ,  of Circulations , ,  <    September 30, 1973 '   7  Gross Circulation 4446;.    '  Paid   Circulation  3894  As filed with the, Audit, Bureau  of 'Circulation,  subject to' .audit.  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'' '  Copyright and/or property rights subsists,in all display advertising and  other,material appearing in the edition of the Sechelt Peninsula Times  Permission to reprodjce_who|ly m in part ond in���'any form whatsoever;  particularly by a photographj^or offset process in a publication, must���  be obtained in writing fromsthe publisher. Any unauthorized reproduction '  will be subject to recourse in law.  - '��� <  We are on Pratt Road, 1 mile  south from Highway  ��� --PHONE 886-7527  1066441"  REAL ESTATE (Con't),  LOT*7, Radcliffe Rd., terrific  view, serviced. Phone 885-9365  or 526-7359.    ���< 10830-7  BEAUTIFUL, level, residential,  , view, lot 15 on Thompson Rd.,  Nr. Langdale. 79'xl35\ water and  power. $14,500 with $7,000. down,  bal. at 9 per cent. 921-9175 or 298-  7360. 10821-7  AYERS Mobile Home Park, we  .have trailer space available'.  Phone 885-2375.  \ 10777-tfa  MOBILE HOMES  ROBERT Hadden would like to  thank the employee^jLJiCL.  Ferries who found and turned in  a lostwallet. ItisnjQStgtatif^dng-  to know there are still honest and  kind people in the world. Again  Thank You. 10862-5  DENNIS and Marg Berry would  like  to  express  their  most  sincere thanks and appreciation  for all the wonderful things the  2   HOR^^Jtailer���for "rent.  ���^-CiXni^gham'sr--Ehone   885r  9927.       ' _       "    3340-tfn  SEX-L-LINK laymghens' orlive  stewing hens, 1 yr. old, $2.50 ea.  886-7244.   - 10793-5  CERTIFIED farrier, Hans Ber-  'ger is coming to Coast. Contact Sunshine Farm 885-3450.  994-tfn  1960 Detroiter 10W, 2 B.R.  partly furnished.       ���.  12' x 68LAMBASSADOR  Deluxe, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths,  raised living room, electrical  fireplace,   washer  and  dryer,  Spanish decor.  .   24' x 48' STATESMAN  3  bdrm.   separate  DR,   shag  carpeting throughout. Avocado  built-in ^-dishwashers - -deluxe.  AUTOS, TRUCKS, ife.  100.00 DOWN,  Bank INTEREST  1968 Cadillac Coupe De Ville,  original factory aqua lacqer.  1968 Ford X-L 2 Dr. H.T., 390,  buckets, lovely cond.  1968   Viva   2-Dr.   Stn.   Wgn.  automatic, as new.  1968 Viva Coupe, 1 owner, 41,000  miles.      y  1968 Pontiac Ltn. 327 auto, new  paint.  1968 Ford country sedan, V-8,  auto,' P.S., P.B: 1 owner.  1967 Datsun Pick-up and  Okanagan camper, fully  equipped, 1 owner, 30,000 miles.  1967 Ford Galaxie 500 2-Dr. H.T.  new mags, wide-tracks, hijackers, etc. . ' i  1967 Meteor, V-8, auto., P.S. P.B.,  1 owner.  1967Fury 11, V-8 auto., P.S., P.B.  1966 Ford custom 500, V-8 auto.,  P.S.T P.B,, immac.  1966 Pontiac 6 auto., 1 owner.  1966 Thunderbird 428,  factory  tape deck etc. a cjassic!      $~.  people of the Sunshine Coast have''  ��� _ "-,.t:ty, -*t-t*r.~"   . ��g��*v r_"*"-_��..  "~_r^~j. -ZZfefc,' "i ii *�� "wSSiajk." *. - nsui  Sone for _us and th&kmdnesses, ��� FEEDER   __^A^��li_#r HJ^KSJH^^ v ^^ *'Si>  >wn since the loss to       Jersey Heifer in calf. 883- Wshed & teste&my decorated/  P.B.  they have shown i_   our home. ��� Dennis and Marg.  10875-5   i   OBITUARY  NOWARO���Passed away  December 16, 1974, Roland  Jacob Nowara, late of Port  Mellon, B.C, in his 60th year.  Survived by his loving wife,  Gladys and a brother and sister  in Poland, Rev. E. Lehner  celebrated the funeral mass at  "St. Mary's, Catholic Church,  Gibsons on . September ' 19.  Cremation, Harvey Funeral  Home Directors.   ., 10856-5  .PERSONAL  BAHA'IS  believe   in;   1.   The  oneness   of   the   world   of,  hutnanlty. 2. The independent  investigation of truth. Phone 886-  ��� 2078 and 885-9450.-     ���     10419-tf  ALCOHOLICS Annonymous  meetings 8:30 p.m. Thursdays,  Wilson Creek Community Hall,  Phone 885-3394 and 886-2966. In'  Madeira Park meetings Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. In the  Community Hall. 10551-tf.  PHOTOGRAPHS   published   In  The Peninsula Times can bo  ordered for your own uso at The'  Times office. 1473-tf  WORK WANTED  ,i ,.,, .,,'.  ������_..,  NEED a carpenter. Call Bob  Crichton. 003-2312. '     1305-tfn  .-���,Ll ��� -,,.-. ���.������ I���- ������-��-��� 1,  HOME  repair  servico,  wood,  brick  or  stono,  Also  llglif  clearing. 880-2737. 10800-8  FURNACE ,, in.it��llatlonn > and  burner  service.   Froo   estimates.  Ph.  080-71U,      30-tfn  9172  108604  SWIFT Feeds ��� H. Jacobson,  Swift dealer. Nor'West Rd.,  Sechelt. Phone 885-9369. Chic*  ken feeds - Horse feed - Hog  feed - Cattle feed. Hay and  other feeds by order,   258-tir  On   view  at   Sunshine   Coast  Trailer Park  SUNSHINE COAST -  TRAILER PARK  FOR RENT  CENTRAL    Gibsons,    former  school  board   offices   above1  Kruse Drug Store, 885-9366.  746-tfn  HALL for rent. Wilson Creek ,  Community    HaU,    Contact  Marg Pearson, 885-2337. !  -3246-tfn  SUITES  TO  rent,   Heat  and  cablevision incl. Reasonable  rents. Phone 886-7836.      1425-tfn  PENDER   Harbour,   furnished  waterfront home. Phone 112-  731-9355 or 883-2508. 10850-4  NEAR  new   3  waterfront lot.  round. 886-2935.  BR  home  on  $250 mon. year  ���   100734  _10734-tf  10' x 50' NASHUA, part furn. Set  up in local trailer park. Immed. Poss. $5500.885-2815 10718-4  1973  CHANCELLOR   12x48',   2  BR., set up in Ayers Trailer  Park,,$9500 O.B.O. 888-2284 or  885-9798. 10842-7  , .DOUBLE WIDES  Delivered and set pp on your!  property; guaranteed to be aci  cepted by municipality. Non-i  basement and full basement;  foundation plans supplied. A1-,  bo large selection of twelve  Svldes. For further information  Call Collect 525-3688  jMay'be viewed at 6694 Kings-1 ,  . way, Burnaby  [Member of the Western  Mo-  bilq Home Assoc, "  M.D.L. 25012  REAL ESTATE  8917-tjfn,  SELMA  Park  ���  1   bedroom  cottage, renovated, large lot.  $33,000. Phone 885-9039. Offers.  10773-0  PERFECT building sight, Selma  Park. Harvles Rd., lM'fclM'..  lot. Fully .serviced, $14,600. 885-  2034. 10027:7  ON FIR Rd��� Davla Bay, vlow lot  No. 9. 73x110', partially treed,  all services, reduced to $11,8000,  until end of Dec. one third down.  Sign on. 805-9030, 10844-7  1   BEPROOM  needs  work.  mobile   home,  $2500.   886-7598  .   10853-4  1965 Meteor Stn. Wgn. V-8 auto.  P.S., P.B. <.      , ��� - ;  1965   Dodge   6   auto., ' dandy  transportation,  1965 Buick 2-Dr. H.T. lady driven.,  1964 Thunderbird Landau. All  power.  1964 Chev V-8 auto., beautifully  kept.  1963 Valliant 6 std. economical,  1962 Chev Bel-Air 6 std.  And many more, all makes and  models.  G.&R. Locar Sales D-8,858  841-12th St., New Westminster  ,  Phone 525-6448 Collect  Roy MacFarlane - Gordon.  Jenks  . 10540-tf  1971 CHEV pickup 350, V-8 Vfe ton,  auto. PS & PB, stereo H-D  susp., boxslde rails, hitch, etc. A-  1 cond. $2995. Phone 885-2439,   10848-tfn  1905 GMC % ton truck, 4 spd,,  H.D. split rims and truck tires.  tape deck, with or without 8f  partly finished camper. $1500.  883-9146. 10059^1  1952 CHEV pickup,, runs' good,  no brakes, $100 OBO. Also, 1965'  Scout 4x4,47.000 ml,, needs body  parts, $450.885-3171.,        10865-5  <K5>*  STORE AND ADJOINING, HOUSE FOR LEASE  Vacant stora building with oqulpmant, and adjoin-  ��� Ing houso for loaso In Madeira Park. Situated on  MadalraParK Road;,across from shb(Dplng contro  "Good location" far storo: or-office. .$450 per month;.  ���J  t  2  "1 1 ���JlwIVl"* " ���" nil! iir^'ft I.  HmYlF-- *-.    1ijl_   -J     _-��-���-     -|-t -iiiMiaiiM u\  REALTY LTD.  Madoira Park, B,C,      Ph, Pqndor Harbour 883-2233  PENDER. HARBOUR REALTY LTD.  (ON HIGHWAY 101 AT FRANCIS PENINSULA RO^D)  ��� ,   REAL ESTATE 8, INSURANCE ,  PENDER HARBOUR - EGMONT r EARL COVE  We wish to extend the compliments  of the RemOii to one ami all.  Cordially John Breen & Jock Hermon  Pleas�� noted that our office will  be jejosediromjChrbtnw to 5  New Year's Day Inclusive I  PHONE 883-2794  John Dreon    ' Jock Hermon  883-9978 ,' ,883^745  BOX 100, MADEIRA PARK, B.C.'  PHONE:    PENDER HARBOUR 883-2233 ' ~ TOLL FREE FROM VANCOUVER 689-7623  '   y 7    .'   ,,y , Member of Multiple Listing Service -,  - ,  .   ;    "       LOTS  1. BARGAIN HARBOUR���approx. I.acre, nicely treed and sec-  ���    luded. 35'x10' one BR mobile home. Immediate possession.  $35,000.     '       '     . ^  a       -      , _  -.   -  2. NARROWS ROAD - good building lots near'Madeira Park,  $9,000 to 11,000. -  3. GARDEN BAY ESTATES - serviced lots, .some with view, in  ,   ,. this area of fine homes. $5,900 ^to $11^900.  4. MADEIRA PARK SUBDIVISION - 2 serviced lots, $9,800 arid  $10,000.    ,  . 5. NARROWS ROAD - approx. % acre- level land, excellent view,  -      $29,500.  6. MADEIRA PARK - 2 tots suitable for mobile home. $7,500  ,   < .and,$22,000. - _,  7. aMADEIRA PARK ROAD - building lot, close'to school, stores,  gov't whorf and post office, $9,500.  87MADEIRAPARK, 2 commercial lots - $16,000 and $20,000.  9. GARDEN BAY - serviced, view lot on Garden Bay Road in Garden Bay. Driveway in arj,d level building site cleared. $11,000.  10. FRANCIS PENINSULA - Serviced building lot on Francis Peninsula Roqd. $10,000.   ,  ,     VIEW.HOME ��� REDROOFFS ROAD  4 BR home, approx? 1,538 sq. ft.-, Roman brick fireplace, built-in  range, oven and dishwasher, basement with 2 car carport, rec  room. Lgrge landscaped view lot with vegetable garden. $65,000.  WATERFRONT LOT��� SUNSHINE BAY     '  Approx. 43' waterfront lot located on Truman Road, with the  finest view, building site, serviced with water, hydro, and sewer.  . Priced low for cash $16,000. firm.  WATERFRONT ACREAGE���REDROOFFS ROAD  Approx; 3 acres of sloping view property with 209'. of"woterfrentage. Panoramic view^pf Mary Island and,the Gulf. Property in 2  separate, lots, one with old house. $100,000.  -   -   LARGE ACREAGE^- $1,000. PER ACRE  D.L. 2392, app'roxr T60 acres, situated approx. 114 miles above  Hwy. 101 near Halfmoon Bay. Access by old logging road. Trails  & roads throughout fheproperty, nicely treed usable land. Outside  land freeze area ^possible subdivision site. $160,000.  WATERFRONT HOME ��� GARDEN BAY ESTATES  117 ft. choice waterfront with 3 BR home built in 1971. 3 bathrooms,   elec.   heat,   fireplace,  sundeck  with  sweeping  view  of  harbour,, Partial basement with rec room and carport. Partially  landscaped. $75,000.  SEMI-WATERFRONT VIEW HOME  3 BR family home in Garden Bay - brick fireplace,  sundeck,  carport, full basement. On a level corner lease lot - fully  ' '     landscaped, fruit trees. $45,000.  WARNOCK ROAD - FRANCIS PENINSULA  Level acreage with over 600' road frontage (approx. 400' blacktop), 208' deep. Possible 7 lot subdivision. 2 BR- Panabode home,  full basement. $70,000. Open to offers. Phone Jack Noble, res:  883-2701.    SMALL WATERFRONT ACREAGE  1. Approx. 2.9 acres of flat, treed waterfront with approx. 175' of  sheltered,' low bank shoreline. Westerly exposure Water and hydro  available A good' buy at $39,900.  2. Approx. 4 acres on Hwy. 101 near Maderia Park. Approx, 160*  waerfront, sheltered moorage $57,000.  GUNBOAT BAY FISHING RESORT  Small resort on approx. 5 acres with about 152' waterfront In  Pender Harbour - access from Highway 101. Three cottages with  housekeeping facilities, owner's 3 BR home, 4 rental boats, 3  motors, Jog and styrofoam floats. $110,000.  READY-MIX CONCRETE BUSINESS & EQUIPMENT  Operating in the Pender Harbour area with two ready-mix trucks,  1- dump truck,  1  loader, gravel crushing and screening plant,  gravel lease. $118,000.  EGMONT MARINA - FISHING, RESORT  Approx. 4.5 acres, approx. 660'^ waterfront. 1,1 motel units, owner's  three  bedroom  home,   restaurant and  store  (leased  out),  Standard Marine  station,   bait  sales,, floats,   launching   ramp,  8 rental boats and 7 motors, camper space, room tor expansion.  $250,000. _ -  HARBOUR MOTORS  Shell service station on Garden Bay Road with 4-bay garage, store,  auto body repairs and new, large paint shop. Price includes land,  buildings, owner's 3 BR residence, some shop equipment and 3  ton tow track. Doing a good business, but could easily be increased. $85,000 plus cash for stock in trade.  TOP SOIL BUSINESS AND EQUIPMENT -  RUBY LAKE  10 year agreement to remove top soil, Cat 955 track loader,  Linding soil shredder, 10-10 Lawrence drag line and equipment,  --'' Dodge single axle dump truck. $25,000.  RUBY LAKE MOTEL AND RESTAURANT  11 modem waterfront units, all electric. In a beautiful setting  on 4.3 acres, approx. 200', waterfront on Ruby Lake and approx.  800' woterfront on Lagoon, > Hwy. 101 runs through property.  Float and launching ramp on Ruby Lake. Also, approx. 1,200 sq.  ft. licenced, restaurant with all equipment. Comfortable 4 BR  home, approx. 1 acre level land with 300* waterfront and 351'  frontage on Hwyl 101. $195,000.  COMMERCIAL ACREAGE WITH REVENUE  4.4 commercial acres, adjoining new shopping centre in Madeira  Park. Store building, approx. 3,000 sq. ft., plus 2 houses, all  presently leased. Excellent property for holding or Immediate  development, Low toxes. Asking $190,000. Call Jack Noble - res.  883-2701.  y  \ ;     BARGAIN HARBOUR HOME  Comfortable 2 BR furnished homo, partial basement, on landscaped  & fenced lot. Just steps to beach, low taxes. $42,000.  HOME AND APPROX. 5 ACRES  Located on Hwy 101 at Middle Point. 2iBR home, oil furnace,  separate garage and workshop! $35,000,  DOUBLE WIDE HOME - MADEIRA PARK  Fully furnished 3 BR double wide mobile home, 22'x56'_ new  1972, on permanent foundation; Living room,  kitchen. 2 full  bathrooms, oil- furnace,  washer, dryer, fridge and dishwasher.  Large level lot with lawn & vegetable garden, $37,000.  FRANCIS PENINSULA      ...  Approx. 37 acros, partially developed with approx. S^OO1 of primary road constructed. Possible 56 |ot subdivision. $150,000..  ���'     �����  WATERFRONT HOME  GERRANS BAY ��� FRANCIS PENINSULA  133 ft, choice, deep, sholtored waterfront with 2 BR home, 1*4  ,,;baths, brick.flroplaco, full basement with rumpus room and pool  table carport ond sundock, ramp and flpat. Washor, dryer, freezer,  range, frldgo and dlshwashor Included. $77,000.  WATERFRONT HOME ���* MADEIRA PARK  Furnished ono BR homo;'approx. 8M sq, ft., on small 52' sheltered  t. Lower floor,unfinished - room for 2 additional BR's,  FISHING CHARTER BUSINESS  Chinook Charters Ltd. at Madeira Park; Three fibreglass boats,  37'', 28' 14' - all completely equipped. $121,000. ,  s  watorfront lot. .._���.,_. ���,.___. ,^���, ,v, ��, UUV1  Largo sundoqk, Closo to school and shopping ccntro  1', $45,000.  low taxes,  0 MIDDLE POINT ACREAGE  19,9 acres of nicely trood property on Hwy. 101,' with furnished  onq DR cottago - 2 pee, bathroom and sundeck, $42,000,  GARDEN' BAY ESTATES  Fully furnished' 2 BR hom6 with good "vlow;"partial 'basement, '  doublo carport largo covered sundeck, shag carpet and stono flro,  place,- Plus washor, dryor, rango and frldgo. Locqted on choice  cornor vlow lot, southern exposure, good gardon and conveniently  located to stores and P.O. $57,300.  VIEW HOME ��� MADEIRA PARK  Attractive full basemont 'homo, built August. 1972, .Approx.  1,280 sq. ft. With 3 BR's, master PR onsulto. Carport and largo  covered sundock, Situated on largo, partially landscaped lot, Clow  to all conveniences, $55,000,'  HOME WITH POOL ��� HOTEL LAKE  1 Attractive 3 BR homo with w/w carpot - acorn flreplaco, % baso-  ��� mont with storage,  Boat  shop,  approx,   20'x54',  Situated on,  largo trood vlow  lot,  beautifully lahdscopod' with  patios,  flsh  pools, fruit troos qnd a 22'swimming pool, $52,000.  QUALITY HOME - GARDEN BAY ESTATES  Quality built 3. BR, full basomont lionpo, built 1974 - w/w carpot,  .... doublo carport, vory largo sundock,- Mono- fireplace,  Llvlngroom ���  and dlnlna room havo opon beam codings, master BR has full  onsulto plumbing. Situated on soml-waterfront vlow lot, Southorn '  , exposure, $69,500,   y  18.96'ACRES WITH COTTAGE.  ���H 8.96 acres pn Hwyi 101 near Middle Point, Nicely treed property-  with creok ond furnhlicd 2 DR cottage,.$50,000. .���,, , s ,  RUBY LAKE COTTAGE  119' waterfront lot with furnished one BR cottage - living room -  kitchen, bathroom with shower, acorn fireplace, sundeck, water,  ' hydro, float. Road access, $32,500.  4 BR PANABODE - SAKINAW LAKE  4 BR furnished Panabode with 1% bathrooms, sundeck on all  sides, fireplace, 2 boats & motors, float, Situated on appro><. 24  acres with approx,. 1,250 ft. choice lakefront with Westerly exposure and many good building sites. An excellent property for  a private retreat or for a group Investment. $105,000.  . SAKINAW LAKE-  Twp furnlshod waterfront .cabins, both with washrooms, on approx, 1,34 acres of nicely treed lease, land with approx, 175'  sholtored  lakefront,   12'  boat, and 6  hp motor,  All  for  only  $16,900.  SUMMER COTTAGE - SAKINAW LAKE  Small furnished summer cottago with sundeck, on 100' lakofront  lot, Float, Noods somo finishing, $26,500. ADJOINING lakofront  lot, approx. 70' of low bank shoreline, $18,900.  SAKINAW LAKE  Approx, 500' low bank lakefront on about 7% acres,' nicely  trood. $50,000,  FURNISHED SUMMER HOME 8, GUEST COTTAGE  SAKINAW LAKE  On 116' doop, sheltered lakofront with float, 3 BR surnmor homo  ��� 1,197 sq. ft, with 3 piece bathroom, flreplaco, large, sundeck  on 2 sides, Guest cottago ��� 396 sq, ft./ 4 boats, boqt houso, floats,  dlosol light plant. Westerly exposure, Water accoss only. $50,000.  T  WATERFRONT ACREAGE - EARL COVE  Approx, 1,000' good watorfront with soveral boacbos qnd bays,  Contains approx, 42 acres, Crook through property, 3 DR furnlshod  homo, full basement, oil furnace. Access from Egmont Road.  Excollont marina or resort slto, $175,000,  APPROX. 600' WATERFRONT  Approx, ,7 acres with approx.7,600' watorfront ad|olnlng  tho  Egmont Marina,   Pavod  Maplo   Road   runs  through  property,  $100,000, ������',,.  WATERFRONT LOTS  V oach  school, post offlco, storo  Two adlolnlng lots, each With approx. 64' waterfront, Close to    apd go/t wparf $16,000, & $19,000,  I ;  WATERFRONT HC^E-^ EGMONT  Vtry large 4 BR home, ppptxw. 244' wotorfront on 3 s��parot��  !     lots, Float, Excellent for a group purchate, $105,000.  WATERFRONT ACREAGE  -"Approxr 375', deep,* sheltf rod waterfront on -opprox, 10 acre* of  troed land, AccessMtrailor water, $35,000,  JACK NOBLE  Res, 883-2701  OLLI  or JEAN SLADEY  Ros. 883-2233  DAN WILEY  Ros. 883-9149  4  I Y  AUTOS, TRUCKS (Cast.)        LOST  , 4.A  1958 LAND Rover in" running _  'condition; $450.885-3306.10798-5  / '- i, y i   BOATS & ENGINES "  % RINGS vicinity of,St. Mark's  Hospital. Keepsakes. Reward,  Boxl0680; Peninsula _.  Tinies.; *      .    10871-5  FOUND  17%' F.G. over plywoodt>oat With \    . or without rebuilt 1972 Merc.    -rrrrTZ������   :-\ :   outboard., Best 6Hef. 885-3306 SMALL;.black   male   puppy  ��"    - y  '        y"~ 1079W  I  The Peninsula Times PageA-5_  Wednesday, December 25,,074  ' i Li ~���-~ZZ :_=���  ;FOR SALE (Continued)  - 1. , . ^ i~i   '  2-80 GAL. propane tanks, brand  new, propane fired household  dryer;   hear  new '3  kilowatt.  Peters diesel light plant. 886-  7338. ' >-      -      (10744-tf  To all our customers and  friends, best wishes for a  happy holiday.  ��81  885-2062  1974 K&C Thermaglass, 50 H.P '  L.J. Road Runner. ,886-   -  2��J5.      a .    ,     7 10813-.   ��/     /  MACHINERY  FPR SALE' Construction  Machinery. Used John Deere  Rubber tired loader, Model JD-  644 with 3 cu. yard bucket,; Used  Allis Chalmers rubber tired  loader. Model 645, including 3 cu.  yard bucket with grapple, ex.  condition; Used Allis Chalmers  Model 745,4 cu. yard rubber tired  loader, ex. condition with Weldco  Model 25 grapple;Used Cat D-8-  H, Ser. No. 46A20923 including <  ripper and full U-blade with tilt.  Phone Wayne Sylvester, Days  879-6221, Eves. 274-2656.     10855-7  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY  BACKHOE Business-Illness  ��� forces sale of 1972 Long 5-N-l  Backhoe. Well maintained and in  excellent mechanical condition.  1500 original hours. 1 yrd. Q.D.  Front* Loader converts to crane,  or Fork Lift, ^1-12" and 1-24"  bucket. All weather cab with  heater, ready to go with or  without work. $14,500, Phone 885-  2439. 10326-tfn  t��� r\ i ii j <       UlClvA mum IfUUlJJ ��� .��^b^���^������������^���������������^���"^������^���^^  vicinity of laundromat. -885-^ FIRE place alder ��� A pile 4 ft. _  3450. 10863-5 ."   high x 8 ft. long and cut to  COME AND GET IT  FOUR  free   puppies,   Terrier  Spaniel cross. 886-2890.  10878-5  2 LAB pups, female, free to good  homes. 886-7845. ,10866-5  MORTGAGES .  NEED MONEY?  Mortgages  Arranged  -  Bought  . Sold ,   y  - First - Second - Third - '  ���    SUMMER COTTAGE  > AND BUIUDING LOANS  READILY AVAILABLE  specified1 length max.,'20 inch.  Fraction' of afcord only1 $25,  delivered.' Sechelt area. Phone  885-2325. ;>   ���   , 10770-tfil  .���A������-I I-I   ..IPP   ..P..    -        ��� -      ��� ���  SEASONED alder, $30 cord; 2 -  cords, $50; pickup load, $20.10  K.W. lighting plant, $950.'885-  3197.       *   ���  -   ' 1078^5  FUR trimmed coat with embroidery, Misses size 16, as ,  new. Cost $45; asking/ $30. 885-,,  3306. .   -    " . 10800-5  DIRECT from the farm - Gov't.  Inspected-grain-fed Hereford'  beef sides, 93c lb. cut, wrapped  . and frozen: 112-794-7388.   108494  ALDER firewood, cut to,order;.  >    $30 cord. Pickup or delivery.  886-7677. '" 10861-8  .ARBORITE   coffee . table,   2v  drawers, ex. cond: $30.- 885-  ' 9974..   . " >10858-7  ACADIAN MORTGAGE  CORP. LTD.  2438 Marine Drive'  West Van. 926-3256   PORTABLE mini drier, Ken  8909-tfn  WANTED  FILL wanted, no stumps please.  Camp Byng, Roberts Creek,    .    10811-5"  more, like new, $145. Also 2  walkie-talkies, nearly new,  $10.50.885-2321, ~,   10857-8  4 BURNER electric range, excellent cond., $60. 883-9151 or  883-2498. 108724  l?����;^  WANTED TO BUY  USED manual typewriter in good  working order. Phone 885-3231  days or 886-9358 eves.;     10686-tf  KEEP up with The Times. Our  new number 8854231. Get a'  little   action  with  Times* Ad.  Briefs.  -   , ���    1361-tfa  FOR SALE  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  ��  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  NOTARY PUBLIC AND APPRAISALS  Gibsons, B.C. 886-2481  DRY alder cut to length, split and  ,   delivered, $30 truck load. 885-  3184. 10829-7  PdmiciPDCTioni  Trie Canadian movement iw personal fitness  Fitness. In your heart you know it's right  YOUR AUTOPLAN CENTRE _  ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE  Seaside Plaza  886-2000  Gitisons  886-9121  S'V MEMBER OF  '"'   '$  MULTIPLE LISTING        ll  SERVICE  BOX 769, SECHELT, B.C.  ESTAT  REAL ESTATE  PHONE 885-2241  .BIST  WATERFRONT  REDROOFFS ROAD AND AREA  YACHTSMAN'S RETREAT -SBCRET COVE \  840' deep water moorage, approx. 8 acres. Ideal for group or  commercial development, $150,000; good terms and good Interest rate, Suzanne or Len Van Egmond,  17 ACRES VIEW  Mlddlepolnt location, 100 percent privacy. Roads throughout tho  property. Subdivision potential and power make this acreage a  good buy, F.P. $34,000. Call Stan Anderson. ~  HALFMOON BAY  DAVIS BAY AND AREA  WATERFRONT AND VIEW LOTS  At Sunshine  Bay  Estates.  Fully serviced, good beach,  privacy,  arbutus trees. Sunny exposure. Priced from $12,000. Full Information'from Len or Suzanne Van Egmond.  SELMA PARK - WATERFRONT REVENUE  4 semi-furnished suites right on the beach. Steady year-round  revenue. $365,00 per month, Stone fireplaces, auto, hot water.  Ideal for seml-retlrcd person who likes fishing and boating. Walking distance to Sechelt. Dominion Lease. F.P. $31,000. Somo  terms. Call Jack Andorson.  TWO WATERFRONT LOTS  Closo to now lco arena. In ono of tho nlcost now areas to open  up on tho Sunshlno Coast. Power & telephone are underground and  water system Is In. Previous lots In this aroa sold very fast, F.P.  > $18,000 each, Call Dave Roberts,  SELMA PARK  Home and two cottages, $29,500,00. Live in one, lot tho other  two pay the expenses. Properly Includos three lots with  150'  highway frontage. Good leasehold title, consider tho value, Call  Dave Roberts.  SELMA PARK  View |ot, fully serviced, ibeautlfully treed, .46 of an acre. f.P.  $16,000. Call Doug Joyce.  DAVIS BAY ,  70'xl22' view lot, treed ,easy building slto, The best buy around.  - F.P, $9,500.00. Call Stan Andorson,  2 bodroom near new homo on largo vlow property 100'x220' with  subdivision possibility. W-W carpets ,loads of cabinets In largo  kitchen and dining area. Heatilator flroplaco,  Minor finishing  required. FP $39,000 with terms. Call Jack Andorson.       SECHELT AND AREA   TWO VIEW LOTS  No steep hills to climb to reach thoso oxcoptlonal lots. Terrific  view of Sechelt Inlet and Coast mountains, Close-to now Ice  arena and oXcollcnt public beach and boat launch access, Only  $10,000 each. Call Davo Roborts.  Only $3,000 down. Largo lot In tho Vlllago, Cloarod and lovol.  Ready to build on, 93' frontage. $12,500 or offers, Call Ed Bakor.  ROBERTS CREEK  2,25 acros, 2 bedroom 3 year old vlow homo on highway, Gardon  soil, Electric heat and hot wator, Must bo sojcl,  $27,500 with  torms Call Jack Andorson,  ,"    ���.'���''       VILLAGE LOT  7 .' '  ���;    ���  100'x250' oorvlcod lot closo to boach. Drlvoway and culvort Installed, Many troos on a unique lot. F.P.  $13,500. Call Stan  ���':'' Apdorson, , , .;, ...y.y,,,-,..  Lovol lot, nlcoly treed, Handy location In West Sechelt. Near  school, trailers permitted. R2 zonod. F.P. $8,900,00, Call Un  or Suzanno Van Egmond, ���  PORPOISE BAY VIEW HOME  Ju^t past now lco Arona, 1296 pq, ft,, w/V rugs throughout, attractive cornor flroplaco. Two complete, bathrooms, full basomont, panoramic view from living room kltchon, master bedroom  and sundeck, Priced at $54,500, Mako your offor,' Call Ed  ,,,,,.,.  .        Baker. .,,,.. .....  WEST SECHELT  Vlow lot In good residential area, Somo trees, all <services aro  avallablo, Owner must soil, F,P, $10,000, Call Stan Andorson,  'NEW  Idoal starter or rotlromont homo, 2 bedrooms, plus utility. Wall  to wall throughout, Attractive corrior flreplaco, Everything l�� mod-  om and up to dato as possible Walk to all convonloncos. Priced  In Iho _30'b, Coll Ed Poker,,  "" *---'-'''*-r'--"''"'-'--���'���s^ALL" BUT "COZY ":" "���-r"*- """";" "  A starter homo or for.retlrods, Small,2 bodroom modern homo  In tho Village of Sechelt, Well maintained and fenced,   F,P.  $22,500. Call Suzanno Vap Egmond or Bill Montgomery,  $31,500 FULL PRICE  3 bedroom view homo In Wilson Creok, Carport and sundeck,  Double windows, full basomont, roughed-in doublo plumbing, Finished on outside. Heating and all Intorlor doors included. Movo  ' In and finish yourself. Call Jack Anderson.  MODERN DESIGN  2 bodroom homo set on largo lot surrounded by tall evergreens,  Main floor foaturos largo kltchon and combination dining area.  Long living room with free standing flroplaco, Carpeted stairways  up to 2 largo bodrooms, Mastor has sliding glass doors to prlvato  sundeck. Must bo seen at this1 low price of $37,000 with terms.  Call Davo Roborts,  ROBERTS CREEK AND AREA  ROBERTS'CREEK*AND AREA  ,9 of an aero, hoavlly treed with a year round crook. F.P, $11,500,  ���;��� ,  Call Doug Joyco.  4.6 ACRE HOBBY FARM  With vlow, Nlco gothlc arch homo at tho end of Crowo Road In  Roberta Creek, Only $29,900, Call Bill Montgomery,  LANGDALE VIEW HOME  Contemporary 3 bedroom homo, all cedar llfetlmo oxtorlor .siding,  En-Sulto plumbing, unique design, Carport, Largo lot, very close to  schools, F.P, $53,900, Call Stan Andorson or Bill Montgomery.  .      ,    .  i   ���   ^������..������ll.���,��WMIW|.l..lll��....III.W*l��B.    .......... . '  SALT SPRING ISLAND  15,90 acres on beautiful Salt Spring Island, Building slto with  vlow of Active Pass, Enough timber to build your own log cabin,  FP $35,000,00. Coll Bill Montgomery,  BETTER THAN NEW  Just oulsldo Gibsons, 12x55' mobile homo on 95x157' lot, Tall  evergreens, lawn and garden aro the setting for this beautifully  maintained homo, Financing Is no problom as our owner will  ,^^_���^������.,^^Cflrry,,,R.P.,$25,000,.Coll.,Doug.Joyco..,^^^-u.�������,.     .      . .i  TUWANEK  50'xl2Q' serviced lot, easy walking dlstanco to Marina and  swimming, Lot is trood Ca|IDoug Joyco,  Dov# Roberts  Eyes. Phono 885-2973  Stan Andorson  Evos, Phono 085-2305  ^    L*n or Suzann* Van Egmond  .'    Evm, Phono 885-9683  lack Andorson ' DouaJ Joyce  Evos, 085-2053 Eves, Ph, 885-2761  ��� Bill Montgomery  ��� Eves. 886.2806  Ed Bakor  Eves, Phono 805-2641  VANCOUVER DIRECT LINE 685-5544  SEE US AT OUR OFFICE ACROSS FROM THE SECHaT BUS DEPOT  J   - *>���"��� rV_��. .���    ,Taeg  *    ���������/ . iA*''3fc'  :-'���&' Sfc i  *��'    ass*-?  ^:y,S*.:  .-'  Mr anil Mra Trpvnr .Tnhnsnn  (nee Rita Ono)  Photo by C. Abemethy  Ono-Johnson ...  Rita June Ono, the Second daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. Tom Ono of Sechelt was married to  Trevor Lynn Johnson, eldest son of Mr. Cyril  Johnson of Vancouver and Mrs. Lorraine  Dew or Robert's Creek. The wedding took  place in the Gibsons United Church. It was a  double ring' ceremony with Reverend James  Williamson officiating.  ' The colour scheme was pink, mauve and  NORTH VANCOUVER��� Former residents  of the Sunshine Coast Mr. and Mrs. Ernest  White recently celebrated their fiftieth  wedding anniversary.  A fariiily dinner was held at the Hyatt  Airport Hotel December 7 to honor the couple  who are presently living in North Vancouver.  The   couple's   three   sons,   Eric   of  white. The bride wore a long sleeved, prih-  cess-line, floor-length gown. It was floor  lengthed entrained. The bodice was covered'  in white lace and the veil was white lace  edged. Her bouquet was of pink roses and  white baby chrysanthemums. The attendants carried pink carnations.  The matron of honour was Mrs. Graham  Allen, older sister of the bride.' Miss Gayle  Ono, younger sister of the bride and Miss  Alison Ono, a cousin of the bride, were the  bridesmaids.,     ,  i ���-, Tlie reception imps held.^theOld Region  Hall in Sechelt. The hall,' iii keeping with the  color scheme was decorated in pink,  mauve and white.  The wedding cake was three-tiered, with a  square bottom tier and round top tiers with  pink and mauve clusters of sweet peas accenting the white icing. ���     <  The table was decorated with candles and  two small vases of pink carnations.  Butch Ono, the uncle of the bride,  proposed the bridal toast.,  The mother of the bride wore'a blue, long  Coquitlam, Ralph of Victoria and Robert of    sleeved, V-necked, floor length, crepe dress,  Come' gather roond and listen, while  I tell ye a'the tale,;  O' oor iJnited Church men and  . Ihe day they had a sale, r  Though it was ca'ed a Garage Sale"  ��� I'll hae ye understand,   '  .'Twas for the simple reason that  , The stuff was second-hand.,  'Nae Ceiling on -Donations' was.  The rallying battle-call;   -  They needed funds tae finish aff  The ceiling in the hall. ���  They advertised for weeks afore  mony a muckle ad.,  gie folks time tae rake aboot  And see what stuff they had.  The posters in shop-windows wi' ���  The message did impress;  They spread the news tae folk that micht  Hae missed it in the press.  Noo folk could phone" for pick-up if  -They didna hae a truck;  Sae mony called, the kirk folk were  / Delighted wi' their luck.  The nicht afore the sale cam' roond,  By guid luck it was fair.  The pick-up crew brocht loads o" stuff,  Then whirled abooUormauv  The last day o' November, richt  At ten upon, the clock,  The waitin' crowd charged through the  door ���  The hall was choc-a-block.  Oh wha will buy a thingummybob  Tae hing upon the wa'?  Tae hing up bairnies' hats, or cups  - Or onything at a'?-  And wha wilLbuy a culvert?  It's a monster there's nae doot.  .God bless the business-man who said,  'Aye, we can haul it oot.'  Some T.V. Sets, a typewriter,  And kitchen sinks were there;  Twa toilets and, a bird-cage  And a dinky padded chair.  i  Some doors and windows, skis and poles;  A couch, a cross-cut saw;  A coal-oil stove, a plow ^g-  And ��� och, I couldna name them a'.  See that bunk-bed? It couldna haud  <  A young man ony mair.  But yon wee lass that has it noo  Has. room and some tae spare.  Oh sturdy suitcase ower there,  Pray tell us whaur ye've been?  If ye could speak, what tales ye'ed tell  O' places ye hae seen!  But dinna fret, and dinna think  Your travelhn' days are done:  Ye'll gang wi', that young wife ��� for you  A new life has begun.     , , t  , A lot o' junk,"some folk micht say;J   '   '  But it is mair by far;  ��� Things that are close tae folk, ye ken,  '   Are part o' what they are.  Some o' the things were auld, it's true,  There's some1 that canna last;  But still, they're ties that help tae bind  The present and the past.  Yon things that shared the happy days,  And days o' strain and strife  Are fragile threads o' memory  In the tangled web o' life.  North Vancouver, their three daughters-in-  law and three of their grandchildren were in  attendance.  Telegrams and messages of congratulation were received from Governor-  General Leger, Prime Minister Trudeau, and  the Honorable Rhn Basford as well as personal letters from Robert Stanfield and MP  Ron Huntingdon.  Mr. and Mrs. White moved to B.C. from  Prince Edward Island in 1930 and lived in  West Vancouver until 1956 when they retired  accented with a corsage of pink carnations.  The mother of the groom wore a blue  floral, long sleeved, floor length dress with a  scooped neck. The dress was made of  organdy over satin. Her "corsage was also  pink carnations.  .  The reception was served by the Legion's  ladies' Auxiliary with Harry Casey as bartender.  The couple honeymooned in Hawaii from  November 24 t6 December eight.  and lived in Redroofs near Halfmoon Bay.        ^g bride,s golng away outfit was of a red  They moved back to North Vancouver in    pWrt style blouse, a beige knitted vest,  1073,  hound's tooth tweed pants and a deep bide  leather coat, with black accessories".    '  The couple will make their home .in  Sechelt.  Out of town guests included relatives of  the bride from Burnaby and Coquitlam and  relatives of the groom Vancouver, Langley  and Fort Langley* There wcro also friends of  tho couple from Vancouver and Victoria.  Mr, H.E. Nelson was the' master of  ceremonies and the band that played at Uio  reception wore the "Penn Kings".  Federal Energy Minister Donald Macdonald has given the go-ahead for traditional  Christmas lighting this season.  In response to a brief from the Christmas  Decoration Division of the. Canadian Toy  Manufacturers Association, Macdonald  confirmed that: "there is no reason to single  out Christmas lights as a special target for  energy conservation efforts during the  coming heating season".  Macdonald said that the program of  Christmas lighting on Parliament Hill will be  undertaken this year,  The Industry brief pointed out that  Christmas lighting received unfair public  attention last year as a largely symbolic  vehicle for introducing energy conservation  awareness nnd that no other industry was  singled out ln such a way.  Somo chilly day, fool for air loakago around  your windows and door*, Woathorttrlpplng  will cut hoot loss,  Dovlopor In Arizona It offering ono-sfory  housos oqulppod with windmill*.  Tp font for a tolloMank leak ��� put a llltlo  food colorlng.ln top of tank, but don't flush.  If wator lp bowl bocomo tinted, y6u havo a  look. Chock rubbor,tank ball for woar.  Now thoro'* a dp-lt-yourtoll ��plar wator  hoator, said to capture 90% of tho tun's  onorgy that roachoi It, (Out could It koop up  with OtyE showering, ��� shampooing  toonagor?)  Want to' live rorit-froo? (Aany |ob�� Includo  living quartor* ��� frpm ambattqdor to  |anltor, hotol resident managor to dor-  mltory counsellor, DlggoM drawback, lh��y  say, Is lack of privacy.  If you'ro roady for a hdmo that's  , private and away from tho world,  hoad for ���    ..���.������.,,, ������r^,���.���,���.������������...,���..>.��,  In Socholt coll 805-2241  Wo'vo a wldo soloctlon of out-of-,  thin-world   Housos���-at   down-to-  oarth prices. "  _��.    ��    TJ-ll  ri. .  ���*  &  i' ,-��� v.*,*.,   y,iV) ���  Irttl"..*   . ��� > ',  .1  /  I  im,. AND MRS. H.J. PARSONS of clUldren, Dorothy, Sylvia, EMo, Gladys  Sechelt recently celebrated their fiftieth nnd   Joe   were   present   for   the  wedding  anniversary.  The   Parsons celebration.   Charlie  PuW,  longtime  attended a family geMogether nt the friend of the family was master of  homo of their eldest daughter D6rothy ccretaonles ond Joe Parsons proposed  Elswcrth In North Surrey. ��� A*Kthclr Ul�� **>*& to h,a Parents. Page A-6  The Peninsula Times  Wednesday, December 25,1974  ai-n,miiie��nrr'ii:nifuun'iMiiBLiini��iijruiHii.iiaiin)i). laasag  Don Morberg, Managing Editor  ''A free press ii the unsleeping guardian of  every  other right  that free  men prize."  ��� Winston Churchill  next  year  A significant conversation was  reported to us. The conversation, wrhicb  took place in a local coffee shop, was  rather one-sided and went like this.  "I've had it." '.     _  '���  "Had what?"  "This Christmas stuff."  "What do you mean?"'  ''This is the last year I'm giving  gifts."  '��� "You're kidding."  .    "I'm not."  "Why would you stop giving gifts."  ' "I'm sick and tired of hustling  around, fighting off the crowds to, buy  something for someone just because  they got me something last year and  they probably ,will again this .year.-  I'm sick of marching into January  ffcit broke because I bought a whole  bunch of things and gave them to people  who don't really - appreciate them  because they probably didn't fit or they  don't need them. I'm sick of getting  things that don't fit and that I don't  need. I'm sick of seeing all that money  going to;wa_ste.'il _r -  y "What are you going to do about it?"  - "Next year I'm going to take out my  cheque book and I'm going to'write a  ��    o,  ��    -    -    ,       ���  > > *  cheque to CARE OR UNICEF or The  Unitarian ' Service Committee or  someone like that. I'm going to make it  out, for two or three hundred dollars and  I'm going to send a list of names along  with it; the names of the people to whom  I would have sent presents. I'm going to .  ask the organization to send a card to  them saying that in lieu of receiving a  gift from me a donation of food has been  made to the hungry.''  * The man sat back on his chair and  added, "and then I'm going to sit back  and enjoy Christmas."  Despite the fact that 'tis the season to  be jolly, we find it a little disheartening  that many people are looking for a way-  to put a little enjoyment back into their  Christmas.  We find ourselves agreeing with the  . man in the coffeeshop. If your Christmas seems to have lost its meaning, it's  real meaning, go back to the basics.  Examine what Christmas means and  what it should mean to you.     '    "  Drop by your neighbourhood church/  They will be glad to give you a refresher  lesson in the basics^  After all, isn't that what it's really all  about?  I SEE the Christmas spirit lurking around  here waiting to pounce on unsuspecting  people at the drop of a sugarplum.  Yesterday $ young lady was standing on  the highway hitchhiking outside the office  and a police car stopped and gave her a  ride.  THIS,IS the last of The Times this year  and the eighth edition since I came here. It's  been an educational and encouraging two  months.lt/has also been very enjoyable.  While a couple of people have gone out of  their way to make these two months difficult, -  I'm happy to say that I'm really enjoying it  and I like it here. I'm looking forward to  writing many more Christmas columns.  i I've encountered a whole lot of really nice  people through my work here so far. People  have gone out of their way to make my work  easier because they know it's tough for a  person to come into a new job in a new town  and I want them to know I really appreciate  what they're doing and have done.  '. ONE GROUPS who~I think need special  mention is our correspondents who stretch  from Egmont to Port Mellon.  They're nice people and they care about  what goes on in their community. They want  others to know about the winnings and the  losings in their area, so they supply us with  news,. We appreciate what they are doing, I  hope they know that.  THAT ALSO goes for the amazing  collection of regular contributors, everyone  from Maurice the Square Dancer to Helen  the Historian. Without them it would be a  little harder to bring out a newspaper which  Js representative of the many facets of life  here on the Sunshine Coast.  , After all, that's what a newspaper Is for. A  good newspaper accurately ,rcflects the  communities It serves. That's the whole  ralson d'etre behind them.  That's also the job we try to do, With the  co-operation of local people, and we do get  great co-operation, we can do it better.  That's why we appreciate our little army of  correspondents and tho even bigger  movement of people who will phone us at the  drop of a hint that there's a story brewing.  There are also tho advertisers, tho people  who pay tlio bills. A little while ago a lndy  suggested that Tlio Times stage a buy at  home campaign to keep dollars on the  Sunshlno Coast. I told her, quite truthfully,  , that every week was buy at homo week. It's  tholocal merchants who support this paper.  We're behind them fully as everyone here  should bo. OutH)f4owners do advertise with  113 but usually because thoy have goods or  ..services which .are. riot ^AYoUaWpJpcaHy,,;,^^,  I always find it amazing that those wlio  shop out of town are the first to complain  thero is limited local selection yet any  merchant could toll them that If everyone  shopped locally they would have belter  selection, / 7  , A PROPER balance of nows and advertising makes a good newspaper, ono  which Is doing its Job bills community,  T|IAT BKINGSjmo back to tho Christmas  spirit. Christmas spirit, not the kind with an  The J?Emmvi&^40teb  1 Kibllxhcd Wcdncsdnys nt Sechelt  ,.,;,,���..,������.,., .���;.���,��� on U.C's Sunshine Owst..,. ..,.,���:,.. ��� ,,.  \ ,   '      by.   .'  . ���  Powell Rrvtr Ncw> Town Crier  ScchellTlniciJUd,  Box 310-Sechelt, P.C.  Phone 885-3231.  Subscription Rates. (In wtvanoe)  lx>cal, 17 per year, Beyond .35 miles, S8  USA, SU), Oversow $11.  Sewing the iimifriml'oti Mellon in Egmont ���  [HmwSimnd to Jenit Inlet]  ��.T*VWMMVVV����VVWVWW����tW^����Ma.M_>WyMWW>.WW_,._,����.��n��|  \  By Don Morberg  LCB sticker on it, could be looked upon as a  job. I know some people who consider it a  real chore to put on some Christmas spirit/  Hopefully they don't live here.  - ��� I would like to see every one of us consider  our job, our duty to carry a little Christmas  spirit into next year.  For Georgie and I this is going to be a very  special Christmas. Not only is it our first  Christmas in Sechelt, but it is our first  Christmas together.  TONIGHT is Christmas Eve. I can  remember being about four or five years old  and staring out my bedroom window in a  Fraser Valley farmhouse waiting for Santa  Claus to appear. I always fell asleep waiting,  although once I thought-1 saw him. I was  sure. Now, looking back, it may have been a  falling star. Maybe.  I want to tell you about--one magical  Christmas Eve a few years ago. It was late at  night, probably around 10 p.m. I was home  from college for Christmas and I was sitting  in the living room. The drapes were open and  I had all the lights off in the house but.the  Christmas tree lights. I was sitting, looking  out the window. Lights were twinkling behind  me in the room and colored lights lit up the  front lawn and the houses across the street  were bathed In multicolored lights.  I can only remember one year when it  snowed at Christmas. That was the year I got  my first bicycle. I was in Grade Two and the  whole community was snowed in and it was a  couple of months before I could ride it.  It just doesn't snow at Christmas In the  Fraser Valley. Rain It do; snow It don't.  I don't know how long I was sitting, gazing  out the window. It must have been getting  near to midnight when it started to snow. I  can still remember what it looked like and  how happy I felt, That was a most amazing  Christmas. Christmas Day dawned with  three Inches of snow on everything. Two days  later, it was gone,  ENOUGH of that. Tonight Is Christmas  , Eve and tomorrow is Christmas,  l! hope everyone of you has a very special  Christmas this, year. And may the good  feelings spill over long Into the New Year,  Councils, boards  metmg times.  Boards and ^municipal councils hold  .public;meetings at tho following times  and places. .  ,j  ,-!- Gibsons village council, municipal  hall* .Jpt and 3rd Tuesdays, ^ p.m5  r-r'    Secholt school board, Gibsons', 2nd  and 4th Thursdays, 7:30 (Lower floor,  Gibsons municipal haU).  ���     Sechelt village councU, municipal  hall, 1st ancl 3rd Wednesdays, ,7:30,  ~ Sunshlno , Coast, regional   board,  Sechelt, last lltursday of each month,  7:30 p.m. y  Mombors of the public may attend  any of theso meetings but generally  must obtain prior permission In order to  speak or represent a delegation.  Clarification to be requested  WMM&i  GIBSONS ��� Aid. Kurt Hoehne is to press the    other electric appliances in their vessels,1 -  regional district to include in its final budget"       After learning that the village lost money  a complete breakdown of the costs assessed 7 ' on supplying power to wharf users at th,e  p against Gibsons village for joint functions.  He told council's pec. 17 meeting that the  district's provisional budget indicated the  total costs to be assessed against local  taxpayers during the coming year, but did  ��� not stipulate, how much of the total was expected from Gibsons. -   ���  ' "The actual participation of Gibsons is  riot visible (in the provincial budget)7, said  Hoehne? "Maybe for a reason." .  K   The aldermen,' council's representative  on the regional board, said that the budget  / predicted an increase of $15,000 in the cost of  general government services next year.  .  This worked out to a percentage increase  of 22.5, he said.              _. ^  Garbage site maintenance was expected  to rise' by $14,000, or 26.5 per cent.  Community planning showed a predicted  cost increase of $23,685, or a whopping 122  per cent.   .  $1,700 would be assessed against coast  , taxpayers for the maintenance of Seaview  Cemetery," Hoehne noted, "But I have no  1 complaints there. It's a moral cause."  He said Gibsons did not participate in any  other of the regional district functions.  " The aldermen said he would press at the  regional board's next meeting for inclusion  in the final budget of. a breakdown of the  costs assessed against Gibsons.  In other news, council backed a recommendation from Aid. Bill Laing to drop  power costs to users of the federal wharf  -from $15 per month to $5 per month for  boatowners using the power only for electric  lights and to $8 per month for users with  present rate of $15. per month, Aid. Stuart  Metcalfe felt it would' be inappropriate to  drop the rates even lower. ���>  Laing said that the decreased rates should  be tried for three months. Then council could  present boat users with the power bills and a  fair rate could be worked out. ^  Mayor Larry Labonte noted that the  village was providing free fire protection for  wharf users.  Use AdBriefs to  Sell Rent Buy, Swap, etc  KJIKE'S CARPET CARE  1 1 by -ARGOSHEEN  Our services include  carpet & upholstery cleaning  . Free estimates and  in-home demo.  *  \  Call our  * 1  Electronic Answering System  -    885-9277-  SANTA CLAUS arrived in Garden Bay  last week on a fire truck and proceeded  to thrill the youngsters of the area.  Santa obtained directions to Garden  Bay from John Kelly, a former Garden"  Bay resident who now lives in Powell'  , .River.  rm  9  OVER THE HOLIDAYS  froni December 20th to January 5th  will have 24 fr. $eivice  4 radio dispatched cabs at your service  ' 885-2251.     *  Iftewicf 06n44faia4> and a *Wofificf, yiwifyea*  Consumer group late for J^ghts  \  Editor, The Times:  Sir ��� I see in The Times there's a consumer protection group starting locally. It's  - too badthey are a little late for one item.  I priced outdoor Christmas light bulbs  locally and found they were 89 cents for four,  flfoat's about 23 cents a bulb.", -  While I was in Vancouver recently I saw  comparable bulbs. Guess how much?  Seventy-nine cents you might guess.  Perhaps even 69 cents. But there were not *on  Thanks from The Jones  Editor, The Times:  Sir ��� I would personally like to thank  everyone who has been so kind to us  following our recent fire.  We do not realize how wonderful people  are until something like this happens.  . We hear so much about how no one cares,  but that Is just not .true. People do care and  they really are thero when you need them.  I feel very fortunate to live on the Sechelt  Peninsula. You people can be very proud of  yourselves.  On behalf of Frank, Jennifer and myself,  we wish everyone a very merry .Christmas  and a happy New Year.  SYLVIA JONES,  sale' or at a discount house and they were 40  cents for four. The same bulbs.  I realize 'tis the season'to be jolly, but  'being asked to-pay more than double for  Christmas lights takes a little of the edge off  my jolliness.  CB. Coatham.  Thank yoii W J. Mayne     *  Editor, The Times;  Sir ��� The following is a copy of a letter  sent to W.J. Mayne from the Sechelt Village  Council:  Dear Mr. Mayne:  The Village Council was Sad to learn that  you would not be available to act as Returning Officer, this year, owing to your being  away from Sechelt over the weekend.  The news gave the Council the chance to  talk about your long record of service and  dedication to Sechelt and I was asked to write  to you and tell you how much your efforts  have been appreciated over the years. ���  It gives me very great pleasure to say  thank you, and on behalf of your-countless  friends here, on and outside the Council, to  wish ypu manyhappy years,to como.  ,    H. Nelson,  Mayor,  ^>v^.^w^-^^  \  SU^SHB^E COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  Building Department  To Contractors, Owner Builders and Suppliers  1. Building drainpipe, known as Big "O" corrugated-plasticplastic  drainago tubing IS NOT APPROVED by tho now B.C. Plumbing Codo.  2. ABS-DWV and PVC-DWV pipe and fittings may bo used, only for  single family dwellings, side by side duplexes, semi-detached and row  houses. This pipo IS NOT PERMITTED to be enclosed in or pass through  any requirod flro separation.  Building Inspector  S8sa8&Jfe��&^^  ras  TO ST. FMBV'S HOSPITAL  A Sechelt man Is this week's winner In tho  Gibsons Mona 400 Club Draw,  Jack Boundy of Sechelt had lilai name  pulled from tho hat by BUI Youdoll Inst  Friday, Boundy tnkos'f 100,  Toy safety Is always in Season, but, as  Christmas Js the most popular tlmo for glftr  giving to children, Uio Canada' Safety Council >  draws attention to the hazards.involved,  Choose only toys appropriate to tlio child's  ago and development. Mnny toys now Jiavo  age group labels.  Look for warning labels such as "not  intended for children under 3 years of ago".  Remember that young children may got  their bands on toys that wcro bought for Uiclr  older brothers'or slaters. '   .  Certain toys should bo bought only tor  older, moro mature children. These Include  chemistry <jcts and electrically operated  toys,  Check-fabrics for flammablllty labels,  Look for ���'approved" labols such as  Canadian Standards Association or, Underwriters Laboratories Canada,   ������Do���not��buy,.3hootlngjamcs, especially  those Involving darts and arrows, unless they"*  will be plnyca under parental supervision or  guidance, Avoid toys that produce excessive  nolso.  Teach the child Uio proper ma of (ho toy.,  Bo sure lho Instructions accompanying tho  toy nro understood,  Supervise the play of young children,  Thero Is no substitute for parental interest,  Check .'the toys periodically. Th��y may  develop potential hazards such \ as sharp  points, Jagged edges or loose small 'parts.  After uso toys should bo properly stored to  eliminate tripping hazards.  ��^^oach.^ehlldrqn^tbQ^proppr.^j:Ry.^tp^  disconnect electrical toys; hold tho rubberized plug nnd pull ��� do not tug tlio cord.  Do not nllow children to tampor with dec-,  trlcal components,',,".   ,, ,       ,  , Whon you choose a toy for an infant or  small child select one that:       ���  ..��� Is too tyrgo to swallow   ���  ��� docs not have detachable.small parts that  can lodge Into lho windpipe, enrs pr nostrils  ��� Is not apt to break cosily Into small pieces  or Jagged edges  ��� dooa not hnvo sharp edgos or point.**  ��� Is not constructed with straight pins,  sharp wires, nails etc., that might-be easily  exposed '        7 '  r~ Is not made of (glass or brittle plastic  yis   labelled   f'non-toxlc"   and   "nonflammable"; ^Av6IUMTnlrttcd"'*'tAyfl'~,"'fop'"~'  youngsters who put playthings In tholr  mouths ���'���-  -. docs not hnvo parts thnt pinch fingers or  toes or catch hair  yT does not have cords or strings over 12  Inches long, >.  Rocyclo thin Nowopnport  Donations have been received by the Pender Harbour  Auxiliary to St Mary's Hospital 'in Lieu of Local  Christmas Cards", I  Ruth Nleld ���''���      7  Mary & Lyall Alexander  Jean tiltmry Whittaker  ^ Elsa Wunlen  Jean ft Jack Paterson  Merle, ��ft Stewart llatcfy  ,h\ck (ft Elsie Mangels  T((/' ��6 Marlon Wray  ��� Hill & Edith McNaiiRhtw  Jtiw <1! Helen Rybfrtson  Fred & Eyvlyrt Ohon  Rod, Doreen Webb & Family  llasil <l{ Margaret Shaw  ^Juliu,DimpmilQU&M,,f!'am{to^,^:.  Oil! (ft Jean Slailey M Family ,  John <ft Jakfa Donnelly  1 Alec itt Mary Rankin  Len <ft Ann Larson  Dunbar ��ft Joy /'/////>  Rob (ft Jvan I'rexl  Gilbert (ft J.ouvain Lee  John (ft Jilspeth Logi\n  Don <ft Coq'I Cameron  : Fred A Al Whittle.,  Dill A Gladys nimW,  Arnold & Lata Found  Peter.& Florence, Prescesky  Carl & Rut ft Remmem  Cecil!(�� Julie Reid  i p  Rfirbura <ft Don Lock  Frank ��ft Clara J^ee ,,  Jlutclt, Carol Reid (ft Roya  Wilma (ft Hill Thompson  Ernie A Elsie Lee  ,. TG(L&���ft(l.tfn���4.!fW.whz��~~.,.  Ross ��ft Catherine MvQiiltty  Rilly, Iris Griffith.&-Family..  Markle (ft Myrtle Meyers ,  lien (ft hobel Gooldriif)  CharlcA, Maureen (ft Family  Ernie (ft May Wldman t  *    --- - i m;..��M.w.... �����������>      -.-; ���    |  p. '*^. 'jejT' T:%*ida-*'"Xr  Wednesday, December 25,-1974  The Peninsula Times,  Page A-7    PENDER HARBOUR Christmas Teen  Theatre  with  movies  On December 26, That's Entertainment  starts and runs to December 31. On January  Ito 7 The Sting is showing. ' ,  , "That'sEntertainment!'' is a spectacular  new motion picture 'celebrating the golden  era,of MGM movie musicals.'     ';   "  The special feature spotlights memorable  scenes from nearly 100 musical classics  producedby MGM'since 1929*. Narrators for  the unique film are alphabetically, Fred  " Astaire,, Bing Crosby, jGene Kelly, Peter  Lawford, Liza Minnelli, Donald O'Connor,  Debbie Reynolds, Mickey Rooney, Frank  ^ {Sinatra, James ' Stewart and Elizabeth.  Taylor,,reminiscing as they introduce a  breathtaking parade of stars in their best-,  remembered, performances  through  the  jfyears. The film is being released by United  7 Artists, an entertainment service of Tran-  \r samerica; Corporation.,__\  '������ _. Among the stars seen at their most entertaining are June Allyson, Leslie Caron,  Cyd Charisse, . Maurice" Chevalier, Joan  Crawford, Jimmy Durante, Deanna Durbin,  Nelson Eddy, Clark Gable, "Ava Gardner,  Newman's 4*lrisideman." A youthful success ' and The Sundance Kid*! that bolted him into  on the Broadway stage, Redford recreated    stardom. 's     <   ������        ^ -    -  & <��� ^.;< x^p>x& v.  y Vy  i  V> >_, \ *���      -r e\j  �����<  For advanced course ...  Dance found young people stomping up ; Judy , Garland, (Cary   Grant,   Kathryn  a ctniam tn fVio rvxtoin nt "Pha Dann Vintta*' j fJrnvsnn .Joan Hdrlnw Howard Keel. Marin  a storm to the music of 'The Penn Kings'  recently. ' > - >��� '  A local man will be leaving the Sunshine  coast to take advanced teacher's training in  transcendental meditation.        ,   -x  Len Macmillan, aged 25, of Roberts Creek  who is at present an instructor of the science'  of creative intelligence and transcendental  meditation will be leaving our area to attend  an advanced teacher training course at the  'World Plan' headquarters in Switzerland  from December 24 to January 24. The four,  week course will be instructed by Maharishi  Mahesa Yogi, the founder of the science of  creative intelligence and transcendental  meditation. t ���  MacMillan explained that there will be  extensive use of video to present knowledge  Of progress in science, education, govern-  " ment, rehabilitation and research in relation  to transcendental meditation physiological,  psychological, sociological and economical.  MacMillan also stated that there are  seven goals in the world plan. These he said  are to develop the full potential of the, individual, to realize the highest ideal of  education,    to    improves governmental ^Peninsula.*  achievements, to solve the age old problem  of crime and all behaviour that brings  unhappiness to the family of man, to bring  fulfillment to the economic aspirations of  individuals and'society,' to maximise the  intelligent use of the environment and to  achieve the spiritual goals of mankind in this  generation.  The 'World Plan''is now iri progress to  train one teacher of the science of creative  intelligence for every one thousand people in  all parts of the globe. The seven goals of the  world plan are admittedly ambitious, but  they are now attainable goals and can be  realized in this generation, he said.  Len MacMillan has been to school once  before to become an instructor in transcendental meditation and he taught a night  school course on the science of creative intelligence called "The Fundementals of  Progress"  MacMillan stated that there is an  estimated world total of 722,000 meditators  and that there is an estimated 30 on the  Grayson, Jean Harlow, Howard Keel, Mario -  Lanza, Jeanette MacDonald, Ann Miller,  Eleanor Powell, Jane Powell j! Ginger Rogers  , and Esther Williams, plus all ll narrators  " and dozens more. Henry a Mahcini wrote  additional music for the dazzling presen-  tahon.  ;    Paul Newman reteams with Robert  Redford, and Robert Shaw is added, to make  ..the stellar trio which brings to the screen the  '    . Bill Phillips production1 of a George Roy Hill  MADEIRA PARK - The Friday night Teen   ' film, "The'Sting." The exciting suspense-'  Dance in the Community Hall here was a , packed story is set in Chicago in the mid  1930's.  swinging affair.  The 'Penn Kings', a most popular group  here ��� catered to the young people's,taste  perfectly. A group from Pemberton who had  been playing basketball at' the Pender  Harbour Secondary School were guests of the  local teens at the dance.  Kelly's Kosy Kitchen provided the  refreshments for the youngsters.  -  Newman considers his role in "The Sting"  in which he plays the main con man, a  complete original. He has played  lawbreakers and nonconformists before in  such films as "Hud," "The Hustler," "Cool  Hand Luke" and "Butch Cassidy and the  Sundance Kid.'-' Like every memorable  character in his gallery of screen portraits,  h  t j >  ���.       ���*.������� ���*.*.  GOLDEN ERA of MGM musicals  waltzes across the screen again in the  movie 'That's Entertainment.' Doing  some fancy stepping,of their own are  Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire in a  scene from the more than 100 musicals  represented in the film."  THE BEST GIFT OF ALL  together, and running over, shall men give  nru- ��� ��. ��      em.- ^    I- - ~ ��i *tfc Into your bosom." ��� The Christian Science  This .s the time of Christinas giving. But    mJ^   ?*  ��.  a.  r;  R=  n *  V  �����  SECHELT.AGENCIES DATE PAD  EVERY OAY ��� Phone'"Tiny" Bob for tho lowort priced  Residential Fire Insurance Policy ���085-0235 (24 hours),  *m**m**mnw*mnnpinnn*mw*nnmmm*K**n*mnn*n*n**nm**nn**m*um**m*mn+*  EVERY WEDIfJESDAY-r-a.OO p.m., Bingo, ifow Luolon Bulldlno, Socheit.  EVERY THURS.���8:00 p.m., Bingo, Pander Harbour Community Hall  EVERY FRIDAY ��� 1-3 p.m., Glbsoni United Church Women's Thrift'  Shop. Also first Saturday of edeb month, 10 a,m. to 12 noon  during summer months,  THURS, afternoons "TOPS*' mooting ot Public Health Centre, 1.30-3.00  EVERY TUESDAY���7:30 p.m. Socheit Loglon Hall S.U.D.S. (Socholt  Ups & Downs) Club. Now mombors welcome,  EVERY MONDAYr-3 p.m. S.C.A. No, 69 Carpot Bowling, Old Loglon      ... Hall, Secholt.   EVERY THURSDAY���-8 p.m.. Introductory lecture. Transccndtal Meditation as taught by Maharishi Mahosh Yogi. Whitaker Houso, Sechelt  EVERY SATURDAY���2-4 p.m., Transcendental Modlatlon Introduction.  Cowrie St., Secholt.  EVERY  WEDNESDAY--2  p.m.  Senior   Swingers   Dance  group,   Old  .'  Loglon Hall, Secholt,  EVERY MONDAY���1:45 p.m., Community Hall Roberts Creek,  Elphinstone New Horizons carpot bowling, cards 8, films,  OPEN SATURDAYS ��� 12 noon to 2 p.m., Wilson Creek Library.  EVERY TUESDAY���2 p,m, Selma Park Horizons bawling. Selma Park.  ����.*  how much consideration dkrwe give to the  best gift of all, one which costs nothing, yet  one which we often bestow'last, even upon  those whom we love most?  This gift is the giving of ourselves, not  grudgingly or routinely or because we have  to, but rather because our hearts overflow  with love that must be shared with others..  Such giving is evidenced in unself ed love, the  compassion for those less fortunate, the kind  word or deed that gives' hope and encouragement. '  Christ Jesus showed us how to give. H|s  whole life was an immeasurable gift of love,  Materially, he had little to share with those  who followd him. Yet he gave the best gift of  all ��� the giving of himself through daily  living of his true selfhood or character ��� not  material but spiritual ��� which reached the  receptive thought and were refreshed, the  sick were healed, sinners were regenerated.  In "Science and Health with Key to. the  Scriptures," Mary Baker Eddy, the  Discoverer and Founder of ..Christian  Science, writes (p. 470), "Man is the expression of God's being."  As we turn to divine Love in humble  prayer, wo receive Love's unfailing inspiration to do the useful, unselfish, and  loving thing which will accomplish the most  good for those ready to receive what we have  to glyo.  If at this Chrlstmastldo wo feel wenry of  the world, If the commercialism of tho  season seems to have put out tho glow, let us  give the best gift of all. Let us take tlie time  and the thought to give of ourselves, to express with our giving, tlie tenderness nnd  1 warmth of divine Love. Then our giving will  , not bo shallow;, It will not bemomentary but  will truly reflect tlio tender love'and com-  ' passion of  htm whoso  birth wo commemorate. Such giving Includes, Its own  ��� blessing. It breaks old bonds that fetter us ���������  long-held grievances, resentments, self-pity  and hurts, It opens tho way for renewed Joy  ond opportunity to flow Into our lives.  When wo give of ourselves ��� Uio best gift  of all ��� Christmas becomes a continuing  experience. As tho Master said (Luke 0: 3_),  "Glvo, and It shall be given' unto you; good  measure,   pressed   down,, and   shaken  The law and you  --     ~            - --' i  -    -1     -     -      i   -    i-n     -      ������ ii.  -     i     i  -__,,    .  By Cpl. Dorrell Prico  NCO l/c Gibsons RCMP detachment  This will be last of the series that was  .started some time ago. It is hoped that some  of you have a better understanding of some of  ���the laws and "some of the procedures that we  the Police must follow.  I also hope that you have enjoyed this  short series. I would like to point out that  copies of all statutes are available to you by  writing to the Queen's Printer in Victoria.  This being the last of the series, I do not  intend quoting and explaining any law this  time. I would just like to repeat briefly what I  have been saying for the past couple of  weeks. At this time of year, rtadblocks  have been In place since Dec. 13. Up to Dec.  16 the Gibsons Detachment have charged  five persons with drinking and driving offences and have suspended three drivers for  24 hours. /  The road checks will continue until after  the New Year and I would be pleased if the  number of charges would decrease, however  It doesn' look like lt will.  As I have pointed out before, any conviction for drinking tftid driving offences  causes a financial burden on any family  especially around ��� the p festive season.  However, I would rather be responsible for  arresting you for Unpaired driving before  you become involved in an accident than  investigating an accident In which somo  Innocent person is killed and the cause wns  because you were drinking.   ���.  The loss of a loved one at any time of tlie  year Is n. very traumatic experience,  however, at tills time of year seems to have  more of animpaco' than ever.'You' have  i bought tholr Christmas present for them, nnd  then all of a sudden, th,oy are gone, now what  do you do with Uielr present?  Please don't drive wl>eti you have been  drinking, take a taxi or have a sober friend  drive you home. In closing, I wish you, on  , behalf of the Gibsons RCMP Detachment a  happy and accident free holiday season.  LEAVim THE COimYBY?  Lloyd's ��of ,Lj2ncJ$i\ ,w!|Ljprovide    Medical*Insurance, for jevery one.,, \  ���   ,   ,  t   rr tf -No extra charge for those over seventy.>��- a    <       , , jt,  For information phono your local fravoi agent  885-2910, SSS-2339, 932-0221  Shows start at 6:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m. and midnight.  RESERVE IN ADVANCE FOR GROUPS  Madeira Park Ph. 883-2377  Coffoo Shop, Dining Room, Cocktail Loungo,, Catering  li'l Til ,1 ,'iH'llTir lil ii ���  6mwap>  ���*F^"ltT  AM  mntau-tim  t&��  tgt  starts mmm day  It's more,than a movie,  It's a celebration.  * Fred Astaire * Elizabeth Taylor  * Bing Crosby * Judy Garland  * Gene Kelly ,    .* Barlow  ��� General ���  vys  December 26 through 31 Inclusive  SPECIALJMT1R1EE! 2:00 p.m. Jan 4 and 5  See Peon Jamb  . and wirvthis Free  and a chanaz for a 3 day free trip  for 2 to Disneyland or DisneywoHdl  0 pt��Krfi*wi al R Xk fT**in prtMt (Jl  Lord Jim's Lodge  GALA HEW YEAR'S EVE PARlt  Itm piofTwtwfi flm po( OT��wijti ixi inKmiprj oj m i* **wm*tl (if Mt .>*>tfinv.rfnt \n pww^xtf w fMfrfyxow �� fay I* mh i^inki fwrponif t,,  *\ ��� i  ip wm ��� i  ii ui. im mi ��� ���iii I i i in  !E SIMS   ... all It takes is a little Confidence.  Sumptuous Buffo. Dlnnor  I   Plu�� lat* Night Snack  STARTS Um YEAR'S DAY  WINNER" OF  ACADEMY  AWARDS  fan 1 through y  Jan 7 Inclusive  a* a ���. i   I,,, ,| |  mm**mmmmm. m i t m '" im'**���w�������������  1 Danco to tho 4 Ploco  I ^Tricky 1111^8��'  In- >   i   ml? "7 W ��   ��������� �������**  NEV  limited Numbor of Ticket* Avallablo  *��* Por Couplo  mmmmmm m m m\ i  phono Now 885-2232  %��������m'>��atn'i_,H i 'i m��inm vmiwnwwmimiiiiiiii�� ii m ����� iff m���>���*mm* n aw'im *�� mumwih  Gibsons  886-2827  I jrt$.b A-8
The Peninsula Times   Wednesday, December 25,1974
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Phbne: Bus. 886-2714, Res. 886-7567
Harris Block, Gibsons, B.C.
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,   Architectural Builders
<- and Development Planners
Gibsons: Box 735 — 885-2726
A Complete Design, Building and
Planning Service
,  jamieson Automotive
Parts, Sales & Service
-Rotor Lather Service for Disc Brakes '
and Drum Brakes _. t-
- Valve and Seat'Grinding
All Makes Serviced - Dotsun Specialists  •
Gibsons-Phone 886-7919
WE CLEAN WITH   '       'I
1     (Free Estimates)
-   TOM SINCLAIR: 885-9327
phone 12-1 p.m. or after 5 p.m.
TELEPHONE 886^9824
R.R. 2, Gibsons,
Sechelt Branch — , Phone 885-2201
Gifcsons Branch — Phone 886-2201
Madeira Park        _   -  Phone 883-2711
Sechelt: Tuesday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 3 pTm.
Fri. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Gibsons & Pender: Monday-Thursday
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 6,p.m.
. Phone 886-7605   -
Box 860 -    i Gibsons
pim electric ltd.
Since 1947
PHONE 885-2062
Basements -, Driveways - Septic Tanks
Stumps - Ditch Lines
Call for a free estimate anytime
TED DONELY Pender Harbour 883-2734
General Building Contractors
All Work Guaranteed
Phone 885-2622
Box73, Sechelt, B.C.
For.&ll Your
Building Needs
PHONE VERN, 885-2525 or 886-2344
Quality Is our Namo
Building Is our Gamo
Residential ■ Commercial
Fireplaces and Bricklaying
885-2692 - Box 868, Socholt,
Evos 885.9951 — Box 547, Socholt
i All Your Building Neods
Madoira Park Phono 883-2585
(tho Plywood Pooplo]
Exotic and Construction
Panelling • Doors • Mouldings
Gluas. Insulation
Hwy, 101 —Glhsons— 086-9221
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006-2642 006-7033    '
Hlohway 101 p—Glbtoni
Road-Building, Land Clearing, etc.
Hillcrest Ave., RR 1, Gibsons
.       886-7672
Phone 886-7109
Mac Cameron
PH. 885-2706
,   GRAVEL LTD.   .
Pender Harbour area
,   Sand - Drain Rock - Crushed Gravel, etc
We now have 2 concrete mixer trucks
to serve you.
R.R. 1, Madeira Park -
Phone 883-9911
Dump Truck - Backhoe - Cat
Water, Sewer, Drainage Installation
Land Clearincf
Sand and Gravel - Backhoe
-   Ditching - Excavations -
885-9666,    Box 172,    Sechelt, B.C.
Placing and .Finishing '
Floors - Patios - Stairs
'        Walks - Driveways
Free Estimates Phone 885-9413
Septic Tank—Ditching
Excavating — Land Clearing
Road Building—Gravel & Fill
- 886-7417 or 886-9890
Larry's.Drywall Services
Specializing in drywall applications >
Insulatod and toxturod ceilings
Electrical Contractor
R. R. 1, Madeira Park
Phone 883-2749   .
Game dressed, cut, wrapped & frozen '
Box 277,, Sechelt <•    1
,/    885-2575, evenings only
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. Wayne Brdckett  885-2466
.   ' Box 726, Sechelt, B.C.   a
Pender Harbour
Residential - Industrial - Commercial
All work guaranteed - Free estimates
Joe McCann, Box 157, Madeira Park
p Phone 883-9913
Cabinets - Carpets -.Linoleums
P.O. Box 694, Gibsons, B.C.
' Blair Kennett, sales manager-,
Phone 886-2765
Dianne Allen, Proprietor
,   Expert Hair Styling        **
Cowrie Street Phone
Sechelt 885-2818
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»v   /    Complete Maintenance   ,  .   ,
7   l' -, v Do-lt-Yourself Trailer Skirting a
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Box 92p, Socholt/   SERVICE Tel. 885-2712
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- '   ,      ,      "Secholt 885-2512     "'     .
> Vancouver toll free: 689-5019
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Household Moving, Packing, Storage,
Packing Materials for sale
Canada's No. 1 Movers
Ph. 886-2664,   -      R.R. 1 Gibsons
Luniwiumiiiiniiiii iiiptommiimimi
Manufacturers,©. FRP septic tanks
7 Available,in any'size   ,
Phone: 886-2953
Madeira Park Phone 883-2377
Conventions, Dinners, Group Meetings
Weddings and Private Parties
— Full Hotel Facilities —
, Mack's Nursery • Roberts Creek 7
Landscaping  - Shrubs -  Fruit Trees  - Fertilizer
Berry Plants - Bedding Plants - Peaf Moss-
Fully Licensed Pesticide Spraying for
Landscaping and trees
Sunshine Coast Hwy.     Ph. 886-2684 ,
Call 886-2512
Boarding for Dogs and Cats, approx.
21/2 miles along Redrooffs Road  from Sechelt
885-9469    —    Francos Ave.
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Coast Representative:
Ester Andorson ,
' ~ 885-3357
R.R. Ill, Socholt
Now houso framing and ^novations
Pro-fab house orodtlona
Phonot 086-9435
Box 92, Socholt
Phono 885-9741
J.D. 450 DOZER
phone 88531993
Pino and Coclar Furniture
Wilson Crook
ago* 3 -6
qualified supervisors
Q.S. McCrady (
Custom cablnots, Kitchens, ole,
Porpolio Day Road, Socholt
Next to Rannor Station'
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Rubbish Removal ole,
Barry 4 Dan Looch 883-9133
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Tol, 006-2930 or 805-9973
whori  ronoyatlng  or  spring   cleaning   call   us
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Usothose spaces to
roach poarly 15,000 pooplo
(at Standard Motors)
Machinery ft Equlpmont Ropatrs
First Class Workmanship
Bob Forrester
Phono 885-9464
At tho Sign of tho Chevron
Machine Shop-Arc and Acotylono Wading
Stool Fabrlcating-MarlnoWays
Automotlvo and Marino Repairs
Standard Marino Station
Phono 806-7721      Ros. 006-9956, 086-9326
Bottom Repairs
Box 7,1 Garden Bay, B.C.
— Canoes ..
'— Runabouts
— Used Boat Solos
FREE   ESTIMATES. PH   006.O604   or  006-91U
Box 943, Sechelt
885-2734" ■ • Evenings: 885-2936
Regulating -- Repairs
Electronically Checked
Workmanship Guaranteed
David Nowoselski 886-2783
Renovations-Sewer Hook-ups
All work guaranteed 1 year-Prices on request
886-7638 — Cortlflod Plumbor
Box 165, GIBSONS	
Box~651, Socholt, B.C.
•    Phono 885-2918
L. Mitchell & R. Mltcholl
Plumbing ■ Pipelining - Stoamflttlng
Hot Water Heating - Pipo Lagging
FREE ESTIMATES All Work Guarantood
Phono 886-7017
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Heating   —   vontllatlon   —   Alr%  Conditioning
Domostlc, Commorclal and Industrial
Froo Estimates
Box 920, Secholt Tol. 085-2712
<   Sales and Service — 886-9533   '
', 'Everything for the Do-It- Yourselfer
a   Contract & Renovations
Len Coatesi886-7685   .
Ray Coates 886-9533 or 886-7872   ,
. " Autos, Industrial and Heat Exchangers
PHONE 886-7638
' Pick-up and delivery service
Easy  Strip   Concrete   Forming   Systems   -  Com-
' pressors -  Rototillers  - Generators  -  Pumps  -
\ Earth Tampers   _ -
Sunshine Coast Hwy. S Francis Peninsula Road
Why Buy When You Can
Domestic & Industrial Equipment
from Rug Shampooers to Lighting Plants
R.R. 1, Davis Bay, 885-2848
Complete instructiohs Provided
885-2612 or 885-2359 eves.
North Road, Gibsons
"We Rent or Sell Almost Everything"
Typewriters - Lighting Plants - Televisions
Rototillers   -   Cement   Mixers   •   Lawn    Rakes
Mechanic's Tools '
PHONE 886-2848    24 HOUR SERVICE
SEWING machines;
Sales and Service to all makes
RENTALS      ;
Fabric House, Gibsons - Ph. 886-7525
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Show Cards • Banners - Truck Lettering
, Boats - Plywood Signs - Windows, etc.
_    - . Mason Road, West Secholt
      Phone 885-2606
Sechelt Lumber Building __ .
Wharf Street, Box 607
Sechelt, B.C.
Office 885-2625
Roy and Wagenaar
Marine Building - Wharf Street
Box 609-Sechelt, B.C.
1   '     Sunshine Coast Highway
' Box 13, Gibsons, B.C. • Phone 886-2700
All Brands available
Monday to Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p,m.
Friday evening by appointment only
Sechelt, B.C.
Phone 885-9713
Francis Peninsula Road
Pondor Harbour - 883-2415
Box 281, Gibsons 886-7320
order your shakes early • chock our pricos first
Custom shakos split to order
Roof Repairs
Eaves and trough cleaning    '
Box 380, Socholt Phono 885-9073
Scows - Logs
Heavy Equipment Moving & Log Towing
-Phono 885-9425
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■—(Jomplete Tree Service' >
— Prompt,'Guaranteed, Insured Work
— Prices You Can Trust
Phono J. RISBEY, 885-2109  . ,
—; clean-up your wooded areas
— remove lower limbs for view
— top tall trees adjacent to buildings
Marv Volen 886-9597
T.V. and RADIO
— we service all brands —
across from the Red & White
•    Box 799, Socholt — Phono 085-9016
Comploto Marino Accessories —- Full lino of
car lop runabout boats and crulsors
S.cli.tt 005-2S12
Vantouvor.toll frooi 609.3019
Your Business Card
In this spaco will
roach nearly 15,000 pooplol
Low Coat -T- High Powor
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imnMMmmnnMMMMMg«mMMP>iMinmiMMM nMHMMMinn mmmmmmm*mmmmimimmmm*m^mm™tmm*m**mm*m*m*m mmrnmm***** Motor vehicle branch warns  The holidays are* quickly approaching.  Friends and families will be celebrating at  parties, gathering in homes and,driving'to  visit people; ' * -     -  The motor vehicle branch warns: "All of  the joy and excitement of thelseason can turn  to .instant tragedy when an accident  strikes ��� an accident caused <by excessive  drinking, < poor driving conditions or many  other reasons." 7 ;f  According tolheMVB, the following are  SENIOR CITIZENS No. 69 in Sechelt  were treated to their annual dinner in  the Old Legion Hall December 19. The  Seniors were treated to a meal and  entertainment.        ���    1  B  Mi  \fe^y  THERE WAS good food and plenty of it  at the Senior Citizens annual Christmas  dinner in Sechelt. Following .the meal  there was entertainment and draws.' -  BY ROBERT FOXALL  Your reporter has found a strong reason  for envy. I am the kind of man who can walk  from the kitchen table to the refrigerator and  by the time I open the door forget what J  came to get. But Thursday afternoon we witnessed, performances by two entertaining  Seniors, Olive Clear and Charles Brookman  who gave recitations without the aid of  prompters or cue card that to this listener  were real feats of memory. The occasion was  Senior Citizens No. 69 annual Christmas  Dinner held at the Old Legion Hall. We  started promptly at noon. '  Before starting President Hugh Duff  introduced Jack Mayne a long time member  and read a cable of wishes received from  Adele DeLango who is visiting in England.  Then after Pros. Hugh bad had given thanks  for tho benefits of tlio past year and expressed hopes for peace and good health wo  tucked Into a true Christmas dinner of turkey  , nnd ham and all the fixings.  7   Catered by Uio Ladles of St. Hilda's;  Church, I am sure it will bo tho criterion for',  all tltcrest of our dinners during the festive  season, At the appropriate tlmo during tho  dinner president Hugh called on Jack Mnyno  to mako tho Toast to "Tho Queen".  ��,��������,* AtyQk 0.W sc^yltours ha4.��n opportunity^,,  clear the tobies Davo Hayward was called  upon to Instnl the Officers for 1975. Sworn  Into office wcro president Emory Scott, first  vice-president  Robert' Foxall,   secretary  Elisabeth Derby, treasurer tao Hopper,  directors Molly Hamilton, Margaret Hcnschko and Joan Sherlock. Second vice-  president Jack Dushnell was unablo to bo  present and will bo Installed at a later date,  Afton Uio Installation of officers, draws  were held for three donated articles, The  first, a rug wqs tho Joint effort of Joan  Sherlock and Irono nnd Hugh Duff. This  much sought after prize was won by Mrs. L,  Campbell, A painting on velvet donated by  Continental Coiffures went to Reg Smcnrcs  and the box spring nnd mattress, tho gift of  .....Santa Joo .Bonner .went,to Mrs. Francos  Taylor. v  After these drawings Entcrtalmmcnt  Chnlrmafit Walter James brought on Chns.  Brookmanwho after tolling a story recited a  story of the fien, entitled,JTlio Whllost Man I  Know1 ahd for an oncoro 'Tlio Gamo of Life'.  Olive C^eor then rehdorcd 'Glvo Mo nn Old-  Fnshloncd Christmas' nnd then 'My  .Rorro'vlnit Wolrhhour', TI10..0 performers,  tho HubJoutH ol'.my envy, druw enthusiastic  applause,  Noxt Walter Introduced the Sunshlrio  Choristers under the direction of Mrs. Enid  Godkin who gave us great pleasure with their  repetoire of Christmas Carols and who led us  in group singing.  As I have said so many times, Sechelt can  be very proud of the talented artists who so  freely bring great pleasure to music lovers  on the Peninsula. After the singing tables  were pushed back and the balance of the  afternoon was spent in dancing under the  guidance of new president Emory Scott with  Al Farris lending assistance. The group  broke up with a hearty exchange of Yuletlde  wishes.'  Wine on the tables for dinner was a gift  from Mrs. J. Churchill, a former resident  nnd member who keeps in touch through  liavlng the Peninsula Times mailed to her  new home in Toronto,  Your reporter takes this opportunity of  extending Best Wishes to All,  The Sunshine Coast's minibus got another  Christmas present this week.  Sunshine Motors of Sechelt and Gibsons  have donated 100 gallons of gas to the  'minibus. <  The minibus is used for transporting'  persons who do not have, any form of;  transportation available to them for medical  or other purposes.  Sechelt News  ���by Peggy Connor  ~    Well this is the last column for 1974. '  It has been a good year; had its ups and  downs; but life would be pretty dull if it went  along on an even keel.   '  Thanks to all who contributed their news  and to those who generously let their name'  appear as news of their, comings and goings ,  came to my attention.   , ~  Miss" 'Lorraine.. Moffat flew home from:  Lavorno Italy, that is from Rome to. Montreal  to Vancouver as the plane flies. Her luggage  was not as fortunate as Lorraine; it took a  few days longer. With six weeks holiday this  will give her plenty of time to see all friends  and relatives.  Lorraines parents Stan and Helen Moffat  of Sechelt will miss part of her visit as they,  along with Mrs. Thelma MacLean are off to  Reno and Los Vegas returning in time to see  ' the New Year in at home.  Quite the travellers these Moffats, Helen  has only just returned from Prince George,  where there was 14 inches of snow but plenty  of warmth in'her welcome from daughters  Elaine and Kit, son-in-law Ken Robinson and  grandson Craig.    i  , The Christmas Pageant held at Sechelt  Elementary SchooUwas bigger and better  than last year and mat is saying something  as last years was most entertaining.     , . t  Congratulations to Sam Reid and his,crew  of teachers and pupils. The whole school  had to be in on this excellent production.  Merriest of Christmas to all and a Happy  New Year.'  PORT MELLON ��� Rita Hincks has been  elected president of the Port Mellon  Auxiliary to St; Mary's Hospital.  ~ She was elected at the auxiliary's annual  general meeting December 11 in Langdale. It  will be her second term.  At the meeting, committee reports  showed that although the auxiliary is small,  they hold up their end at the hospital gift  show and at the thrift shop.   ~,  The installation of the 1975 officers was  performed by Mrs. Gladys Booth, a past  president.  Other officers for the coming year are  Margaret Barton vice, president, Margaret  Gill treasurer (botth for a second term),  Edith Ross treasurer and Wilma Sim  publicity.  D. Redshaw was the winner of the draw  for-the petit point stool, donated by Ken  .Barton.  A* luncheon and exchange of Christmas  gifts Mowed.  sighs the  police, look, for to recognize,  drinking drivers:        ' , -  ��� driving at excessive speeds  7   ���driving at inconsistent speeds ���slow,  , then fast, then slow* again.    .   a  ��� taking too long or swerving too much  when overtaking or passing another vehicle  ��� unable to stay within his own lane ���  drifting over centre line or onto another lane  ��� unusual swerving and driving on the  wrong side of the road, especially on curves  ��� passing   another   vehicle "with   insufficient clearance ,' <  ��� lane hopping with excessive speeds  ���aiming vehicle ��� firm grasp on wheel,  eyes   fixed   straight   ahead,   completely  oblivious to horn blowing or other traffic  ��� driving at.exceptionally slow speeds,  1 following the centre line or curb as a guide  ��� driving on unpaved shoulder  ��� stopping" with uneven motions or applying the brakes at the last moment'  ��� driving in low gear for no apparent  reason  ��� driving at night without lights  ��� failing to start after traffic light turns  green. ^  J( Drinking^and driving greatly increases  your chanc%j>f an accident and a possible  loss of licence, the,!MVB stresses.  "It is just plain asking for trouble. The  best advice if Never Drink and Drive. Let  someone else drive home or call a. cab.  "Remember, pedestrians celebrate,  too ��� be on the lookout for them.^Put your  vehicle lights on so they can, see you and you  can see the pedestrians, particularly during  the dull, dark days at this time of year.  "Who holds the key to traffic safety? If  you give it some thought, you will realize that  it probably is the same person who is  responsible for accidents. It is only human to  want to shift the blame for an accident we  are involved in to someone else, but nearly  always we are only kidding ourselves. It does  no good to say that if conditions had been  different it would not have happened. What  counts is what we do with conditions as we  find them. We, in other words, hold,the key to  safety." " '    -  St. *Witd&& AnfUem, ��&m���&  Sechelt  Christmas Eve:  7 p.m., Children's Pageant 11:30 p.m., Midnight Eucharist.  Christmas Day:  10 a.m., Holy Communion  CARIBOO AUTO SALVAGE LTD.  Quick Removal of all Scrap Metal  '  .     Objects-'LARGEORSMALLWE  HAUL EM ALL'  Specializing in Trucks and Heavj  Equipment of all types, also Car-Bodies  and Tin removed. Complete yard "cleanups arranged.  Phone ^<g)^a^)<^)@�� Collect!  Serving the Sunshine Coast  JOIN IN THE FUN"  PENINSULA HOTEL     a  Highwoy 101 ��� Cover Charge ��� 886-2472 j  I  ���^���-���~a�����a.�����������.���.���������������  �������������wm��� bbh 11 ��� ���nnnnaal  ���L.  /^Mf.,     ...  ���a^Wr^pPP W."P1. ilP,T^.r1_l aMP^^gj  1 May we extend ,to each and eveyone of you  our very best wishes for your happiness this  Holiday Season and all through the New  Year. Please accept our'grateful thanks for  your past patronage, may wo bo of service to  you again and for many years to come. Miss  Bee's, Secholt.  RCMP, veterinarian unhappy ...  GIBSONS ��� RccenUy Introduced provincial  legislation on dog control Is causing  headaches for Uio local RCMP detachment  and veterinarian Dr. Pat Perry, village  council learned Dec. 17.^  Under tho legislation, tho police are  empowered to pick up stray dogs wjthln tho  vlllago boundaries nnd deliver thorn to n  veterinarian for disposal,  "TJ10 police feci they should bo catching  criminals, not dogs," snld municipal clerk  Jack Copland, "Thoy nro dissatisfied,"  Ho snld that Dr. Perry wns also unhnppy  With tho situation, becauso he had to put Uio  dogs to sloop nt his own oxpcn.io ��� around  $10 per nnimal.  "Ho fools ho'H operating a bonovolont  society," said Copland. "Whon people find  stray dogs or cats, they leave thom on his  doorstep, ring the bell and leave."  Copland said Uio matter camo to a head  when Uio RCMP brought n diseased dog to  Dr, Perry's clinic for disposal.  "P'-try rc'omn.omls Unit Ihe village  purchnso a bank of kennels," said tho clerk,  "They cost $150 for a bnnk of three. Then, wo  could find someone In tho village willing to  . let us uso Uielr property to keep Uio dogs nnd  Perry would look after disposal and chrtrgo  tho vlllago at cost."  Copland snld \\\a village would havo to  become Involved eventually, in the dog  problom.  Aid. Stuart .Metcalfe sold ho understood  that tho parent, of two local children wore  considering suing tho owner of a dog Uint bit  Uio children on school grounds. And ho  reported thnt many people were complaining  bitterly about dogs leaving "deposits" In  their yards.  Ho asked If some of Uio revenue gained  from dog licence sales could bo u^cd for dog  control,  Copland told council Uint Uio revenue  from dog licences in 1074 amounted to only  $200.  He said, howevqr, that there was a good  chance Uio village could hlro 0 local woman  as dog catcher. Tho owners would Uicn hnvo  to pay a fco to pick up Uiclr dogs from Uie  kennels,  Mayor tarry Labonte said It would cost  closo to $25,000 to build a permanent kennel  installation In tho vlllago.  1  SECHELT  Trail Bay Centre  885-9833  GIBSONS.  Sunnycrest Plaza  8867213  s&^v*'1^^^:*^^  SE  A /.  PageB-2   . The Peninsula Times  Wednesday, December 25,1974  y. .  >     The patients of  v,v  GueextNGS  May your Christmas sparkle  with joy and  laughter!  Please accept  our  thanks.  Secret $ieme?i4>  SECHELT  Gnjoy peace at  heart and hearth'  }      for Christmas.  Warm thanks.  Y'S HAIR BOUTIQUI  MADEIRA PARK  iristm&s  . . . and we wish you the best of gifts:  peace on earth, good will toward men!  Thanks for your kindness and loyalty.,  THE MANAGEMENT AND STAFF OF  Avid femb Aoxlye  -n-      tm  ��*,/������������������  .**&?    �����".. PA ��� V  *^  'X  f   J  //V�� .��� /JfJ  *#  aY  eftopethe holiday is  filled with pleasant  surprisesl  Thanks.  & ���  ' _  say  THANKS  and send  Sechelt  Distributors  cohtmciiii  *  WHILE SOME members of the Elves items of a good Christmas Many boxes Sunshine Coast and help put a little  Club were packing toys into boxes, of groceries were put together to be more happiness into some people's  others were loading the more staple    distributed the entire length of the    Christmas.  L  Sli's been our-pleasure  to serve you In the past  and we look forward  ��� to your continued  friendship. Best  Christmas wishes.  Jolly Roger Inn  "SECRET COVE  SANTA NEEDS helpers this time of of the Sunshine Coast to brighten their  year and in Gibsons he has the Elves, Christmas.   Here   a  couple  of  the  Club. This year the group gathered volunteers look over the huge supply of  more than 125 hampers of groceries and toys to be sent out.  Christmas presents for needy residents  y^"��*.?',n*,vr(v.",!,yi'n't*v"***".-,���*i-,'v'i^w   ?'  *,','"'    *  s <v **". -vy"*,.  \y^y,"i "\r,_���',���'" 'i"7>yy>"7''-'��y -'��� ���'*' u\;yi%" ���    fi'p   j. * :   ',.  ^yyyf^'^^^yA y:y,y,}:y,;yyyi  Kyi.:,.:*  v7<Ov, a1, V:';-.',7wfv/7-y;:- y/y/;;i  I , -.1" *���, I.  ���   .      7   ���', a      ,   a,   j  IN  in  IH  I 'fl  'a   ,,   ,   ���.      .       I*,..  ,     ,���   . "        a..-,>>.<-,      i,^***^^      *'        V/' ' i  i-T   "T ^,     -      ���-,   ���'   ��� ���     '. ���    *   *��      ���*,.'���.    ���������'.  " >��� "    ��� J     " '   . ..    wp*���   " ,        ,*       ,      '     .       ���" T 'a   ,*  ,. !.     ., ���.* !���!,.*-.-������- ���,.",. 'a      a ,       I '  .1 ���** - *...-���- ' p '       . a  a  "    . ���   *    a .   - "l  a *      ��     a .       '     ' i   ,  -���������=-��� ���, .a,:�� ~r -' r.;,.;; - '* - ". ������. J ���"*  ���,^  t       t *  '���a^jC.'  - ^ a     ^/        *p    -  -��U-  **MMmi|lHlW*Lll liiWi|IMI��ai*WlWI��**riM  7?;  WHAT BETTER TIME TO WISH ALL OUR  GOOD FRIENDS AND PATRONS THE HAPPIEST OF HOLIDAYS AND THE BEST OF  EVERYTHING! A VERY MERRY qHRISTMAS!  -���/We're/issuing a dividend of  . good will ancl good cheer . .'.  along with our special chunks for nil  your continued confidence and loyalty.  PENDEEf HARBOUR  IIPBTUIIOi  Madeira Park  . '\ .'..    .     *  TheStaff~and~MatM$emerit~of~  'A IRW~A YS~��1 AhlTED  P.O. Box 640, Secholt    '  ?.'��.,^;i,��Tp"a,\,n  ^)c tol^lj to cxtcnti our fjolibap ffitctnw  to you anti }>m\v family ass: you jjotljcv lit cclclimt(ouv  The rENmsuLA^^e6-  ?^n< yltMmi, Qe*. "tfMe and 7%te*  \  ..%,    u,.  * >eo4&tz'd  May the joys of Christmas follow  you throughout the coming year .  Sechelt  Sailing in with a Yuletide greeting for all  7 "bur gb'od'friends^^may the si  you the best of everything.  Jack, and Jeannie Mercer and family  Buccaneer Marina & Resort ltd.  To our past and future customers,  Mack's Nursery ���'&��� Landscaping  R,R. 2, Gibsons    K$#^^ few  MMWWlii nKil  ,1       .'/-:'^S'  On lho ovo of our Savior's birthday  ,wp wish you inner ihuco , ,'. Iruo'foy,  To our many palrons, "ih.iiib."  SUNSHINE AUTO &  Industrial Parts Ltd,  ��� Stclidl -r-  Q\i*iMns  lave a bell  ringing holiday  everyone. Be happy!  Our gratitude for your patronage.  Ken Kujala  and families  Gerald Ruiicer  We'd like  to express our  warm, wishes:  enjoy a peaceful, serene  holiday.  Thank you  all so much.  Wednesday, December 25,1974 The Peninsula Times Page B-3  7^e Seede&Vfut  THE GRISENTHWAITE FAMILY  Sechelt  We sincerely wish you a holiday  .season full to averflcwing  with life's best. Thanks for  giving us a very successful year.  MADEIRA PARK  It's a season rich in  brotherly love. Let's  share its joys with  one and all. Our  sincere thanks for  your kind patronage,  MADEIRA PARK  +Jfheri*ig> %^fwlsimcts  arid,   (^hcinky^oit  <��y-  RESORT  WALL HANGINGS add to the Christmas atmosphere at St. Mary's Hospital.  From left, Auxiliary volunteers Eve  Moscrip and Marie Hoffar, . staff  member Gloria Hqstlahd and hospital  administrator Ellen Bragg put up one of  the large evergreen wall hangifigs in the  hospital foyer.  On this Yuletide,  ^we wish for you and  yours an abundance  of Christmas cheer,  topped off with an  extra helping of peace  and love. Thanks, all.  SUNSHINE COAST CREDIT UNION  SECHELT  MADEIRA PARK  M^���   ^.^S-^ .-___���_____.  I I   x^  \  'Tis the season to be jolly.'..  and in this holiday spirit, we want to  thank yon for youir generous, loyal support.  ���\offemlih -iJon)llw.llai'.pnf(-,u}it.li o:u:r,l)esL holiday wis lies. .'.7  and oicr;heartfelt. Umnlh<fo)' i/oiw confidence in us/,.;  yV     '   '"     ���' '.-,' :;"  ,"    '.     '  } ���'     ������','' ��� ' ; ������    '   .���   '  "  TfecU and Sta^f  w^mm^m^^^^^^m  SSwnsd.  Q  Hear ye! Hear ye!''Tin our wish  that this holiday he a bell ringer  m  &T-U///I  wwrtqffli  ii �� mm-  1$?fo-\      In the spirit^ of Chrlstniases^ji  .Sr*..^"    Q>^ ,   punii Olad tidings, ^^^^W  ~ ~ and thanks! - '  nwfJMS  1 J*.-?  ant l>- 'liuX  *>  t$Smx \ikm  *K4  ORGAN'S MENS WEAR  H<vln��l< ,���  ^mm T^fy /lady, Wiwvfo, 0<wt(f, (lonq, foe* Ace  ��W, Z>Cc&, *8<vi*ee, %cttb, /hut cutd 7%<fMt4i  GBBSONSBUBB.DBNG SUPPLIES  next to Sunnycrest Plaza Phone 886-2642  i p <_.  7  PageB-4  The Peninsula times  Wednesday, December 25,1974  VERY SPECIAL Christmas tree Mathieson, left, and Albert Cook helped Albert were patients at the hospital and  decorates the children's ward at St. Auxiliary Volunteer Mrs. Betty Shaw both expect to be home for Christmas.  Mary's   hospital   in   Sechelt.   Laura   decorate this Christmas tree. Laura and  Distributors Ltd.  Blair Kennett  Time to put up al| the trimmings  on the tree...and to take a moment  to tell ourpatrons that we've  enjoyed serving you during the  past year; we look,forward to  serving you again. Happy holidays!  , & PAINTING LTD-  Secholt 885-9844  Cheerio  and away  we go...  bringing  good cheer  to our many friends.  Thanks, loyal patrons..  s     .  VtrtU* Studio*  Sechelt :    i  Our very best wishes  to folks all round  town, Warm gratitude,  COAST HOMES  Socholt  We're wish��  Ing each of you a  - -very-happy���  holiday season as  wallas tlio  best of overythlngl  CARPET &  CHESTERFIELD  CLEANERS  Tom & Helen Sinclair  VOe wish you all  the happiness this  .holy season has  to give... peace and  joy. Kind thanks.  LEW & NAOMI COUSINS  During the season of  Christmas may joy and  peace bo yours; Warm  apprcciatipn to all.  WIGARD  SHOES  Gunnar & Marilyn ",,-  May" the" spirit of  Christmas abide with  you now and through  " the New Year.  Dick and Elna  WALT NYGREN  SALES 1971 LTD.  Glbtoni  Let's celebrate this Christmas season with  sincere-wishes for a simply wonderful holiday. To  all our friends and neighbors go many thanks  for your continued patronage and goodwill.  From our family to  yours...wishes tor  a joyous holiday. Hope  it's filled with .  friendly good cheer.  We appreciate  patronage shown us.  - *&  tay the light of the  Christmas star enter  your heart and home this  season���filling them  with lasting joy and  peace, To our patrons we  would I ike,to express  our tlianks for the  I^WSil    loyalty shown to us.  jrtMwn, ait  'tfirSfafthit: /  7>  , 1  i i  ^.^v**  'il*.  p"*  I  BUS �� fcfc>fv:*       ' J'���u\-,$ V)  *v��,  --'"..���a!  7���,  ^  '   \t  .  Wednesday, Dec 25,1974   The Peninsula Times; Page B-5  ,'    _J     ,faj  'W  { Y' ��-> _���      a V *   HM   J>  yWUPEIRA yPARK~-,rhe >  elementary u  school here put ort their;annual Christmas,  concert.1 Children of all grades combined'tp  make this an'^teraoon.to remember.  ^'Y:.-!,    <'  |y.    u*c*   ��'   JUS*  - The1 /various 7 presentations v,were \in-  troduced by'.Jennifer /Wilcox.' "The kindergarten children .under * Mrs7' Mackay  performed 'Drummer Boy' and a poem  entitted-'aWhy'.    i~ y   y.  ; The7 junior, choir, directed hy ]- Miss  '  Atkinson and accompanied by Florence  Precesky on the 'piano, sang 'Mrs/ Santa y  Claus' and ,'SUver Bells',withlrefreshing  gUStOi      'a        /      "   -7   .    , ���   '   \      '   a      .,'    '     -M  '  The senior and junior bands played ;���  throughout the concert under the direction of' '  Mr��. Prescesky. Cheryl-Kobus; played.a  clarinet solo. ,;} y   ' , ' >>7, a \  Solo performances on the piano were by  Riccoh   Talento,   Dana   Bosch,   Denise \  Remmen and Earl Antilla. Vr,     y .-'., ' \  All this was a build up to the main at- *  traction - a rock music opera called 'A Star is .\  Born' - performed by students of all grades </  under director Mrs. Skapski. y\    '  �� POPULAR ATTRACTION at Madeira   young vocalists sing 'Silver Bells' under  Park   Elementary,  School's   annual   the direction of Cindy Atkinson. Close to  , Christmas concert last week was per- , 200 parents attended the concert.1    .  -formanee by/junior choir. Here, the_ '  * y  Christmas  May the gala  old-fashioned spirit of  the holidays brighten  your lives and hearts...  thanks for being such  good friends and patrons.  fk&st &��UftM,  & Staff  OP  TRAE BAY SPORTS  QUITED  SECHELT  To all our  friends-. Have  fhe very Merriest  Christmas. Many thanks.  Ruth & John Harrison  SUPERB  APPLIANCES  Gibsons 886-9959  We with to take this  tlmo to thank you,  our patrons for your  , support during the  past year.  t?tvt44t  Gibsons " 886-2325  Ifmo for morrfmonf  and hn, lor family.... ,'  ,''v'pal/ib>ir)os/'"/6rcar6/frib'''*  ,,, tlmo to say thanks  to ail our customers      '  and friends who mako  claina business  ���" such q-plflosi/ror* -���*-���--���  A.G;JRENTALS  & BUILDING SUPPLIES  PENDER HARBOUR  t \  !     fog  holiday  wlslios  to all..,  With cheery  thanks.  : Q  Chrlitnl A VolJk��r Kavmllnp  PRO CENTRE  HARDWARE  MADEIRA PARK  UlUlllWtiU��� ">ii|||i'"   ''"'"(III'I' '"^Jf-"*  May the Christmas Season be a  memorable and joyous time filled with  blessings and love for all.  FROM  GIBSONS HARDWARE  Doris and Nick Parsey and staff  1  The halls are decked with  holly and the tree is trimmed,.,  time to say we hope your holidays are  meri;y and filled with many good things!  FROM THE STAFF AT  Twin (reeks Building Supplies  GIDSONS  llalW,, I  terry Otriwinaus  t/n th��' spirit -of the- -season-^ w-"-^  hope everybody has tho hapolost of  holidays wherever you spAid i^l  Your kipd patronqge is appreciated,  (fate, ��(m & Scoff of,  SECHELT HOME SERVICE  a TIRE SHOP  The Christmas spirit reigns all  over the land. Hope it fills ahd-warms  your heart with happiness.'Fors.  your treasured patronage, sincere thanks^  '. from the management and staff of    ., '  Gibsons  886-922i  MA Y ALL, T$E JOYS OF  CHRISTMASYBE YOURS THROUGH  EACH DAY OF THE "NEW YEAR.  ELECTRONICS  and APPLIANCES  Across from the Red & White    ���  Cowrie St. Sechelt  885-2568  t i   *'  y%  *^Prirv^f ,<i<tH     A����t��   **-  ���*V       *aJ.���^JJ  1- *  ���"��� ����� V  \ :  - -*$������***���>���*"     *  Jolly good greetings to all the  wonderful folks in our community, ^e hope  the spirit of this holiday season will abound  and the good fellowship we have enjoyed  ,v with our customers continue.  %u  y\>~>  *���&'  ^.  t   \  jk  y   A ^v^7 '  Jr&  f<*  umvm  from the management and $taft of the  Emm ��mt>w �����������!�� wMmm  GIBSONS - SECHELT - MADEIRA PARK Page B-6      The Peninsula Times  Wednesday, December 25,1974  Merry Christmas one  and all; Hope it's  abundant in joy and'.  peace. Thanks to all.  SECHELT  BOWLEG ALLEY  SECHELT   ,  GfiEETWGS  L  Kruse Drug Store  Ltd.  SECHELT���nCIBSONS  logons  SEAVIEW MARKET  Roberts Creek  Closed Christmas Pay  Open 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Boxing Day  CLOSED NEW YEAR'S DAY  uirhtntu  Happy voices sing out  in a chorus of v>arm  wishes, it's hem-#  pleasure serving you.  Edna A iloyd Mnnton  HOME OIL  DISTRIBUTORS  Socholt  Cijrtstmas  titft toffy. 3M  May the joys of the season be yours  George and the Staff of the  Parthenon Restaurant &  The Village Restaurant  SeoAottt tywetbtQA  to our many customers.  Thank you one and all  for your patronage over the past year.  Bob and Olive Wells and Family  Pratt Road  Gibsons  tttay you nnd yours be greatly  blessed by the spiritual radiance  of Christmas, For your valued patronage  wo express sinccrn Yulctime thanks.  PENDER HARBOUR  wmsi-^BHineiinr mm  Santa's coming down tho slopes with  holiday greetings... direct  from wa to ��U of yo��rHave a merry, cheer)'  Christmas! Jolly thanks loyal patronal  SUNSHINE COAST  Ed Nicholson & Gordon Oliver  ��*  ^���'st^Sf  V--'  ELPHINSTONE Secondary School's band and choir concert last week at instructor Mel Campbell. Senior band  grade 8 band impressed capacity Sechelt Elementary School. Musicians . also performed as did the stage band  audience with their selections during    are directed here by Elphinstone band    and the Sunshine Coast choristers.  Wrap it up with a  smile and our good  ^ wishes. Thanks to all.  Gas & Oil Ltd.  W'flkV;  CD ay peace and \��  love be with you..  Thanks for your  fine support.    c  7- **- '*  , ,  J&ing the bells with  Christmas cheer,\as wc take a moment  to send all of you our warmest  iHshcs for a happy holiday and much  r   ^gmtiiude-for-ybur-loyaHupportr:  -       , j It's been a pleasure  i ���������       p      . ,- ,.*7..     ......  ..{.���'     to seruq you, _  fntmAMfifMJ* at  COASTALrURE.  S-Bonds, Gibsons  886*2700  Good  > >  Wishes  . To all the friends we have had the pleasure of serving  ��� wishes for a warm, old-fashioned, family-filled holiday.  FROM THE STAFF OF  L.JI..W.��j���IJB..UP u__ p.JLL-1 'iiiJ_Ui W y.SgaaSSy^J:1 l��m��  May all your hopes and dreams come true,  during this happy holiday season. You Ve  h elped m ake ours com e tru e this year.  WEW% LOOT  Gibsons  IJLAR STOKE  886-2563 r  Section C  , Wednesday, December 25,1974  Pages 1-4-  BY THE MINIBUS     ,      f   -  ',   y       '     , /-  ' -   ���'_'���''  On Wednesday,-Dec. 11, John and FayerV  , Lewis, together,with Al.Savage, (that's my ^  driver) came to Vancouver to pick me up at \  Pacific GMC. *���    -yV,( ,   ',."���     -y?y  . First let me say, I am beautiful. I/amy  white with white-wall^ tb;es (steel-beltedfp  radials, no less), and I have the most divine.)  , seats. My seats are removable, so that I can |'  carry six wheelchairs, and believe it or hot; Ir '  have stabilizing bars, so, I corner perfectly. I/1  also,have the,sweetest hydraulic hoist/for.-  rosing and lowering wheelchairs. .[   \ /!/.'  On Friday, Dec. 13,1 had to go to Gibsons7,  to have my picture taken with MLA Mr. Don j  Lockstead. I never me him before; .butjief  sure is a nice guy, and he worked very hard V  to get me here. ,- '��� -  ,��� Don gave us,all (you and me) a really|  terrific Christmas present when he told usf  that The Honourable Mr. Norman Levi had-  approved my interim budget. Not quite what"  I had asked for, but very much appreciated 7  anyway. Thanks again, Don, from us all, and;"  may I wish you a very Happy New Year.     ' ,  I was very lucky to get a man like Al as j  my driver. Al lives on Redrooffs Road and"  has'had years of driving experience and has'  a pleasant personality. He is very proud of  me (as well he may be) but at times he is a !  bit of a fuss-budget. He is forever dusting me  off and wiping any, stains off my paint, and it [  tickles something awful when he checks my.;  automatic transmission fluid.  Al is more than just a driver, he has a real  desire to help his fellow man. He realizes how  the two of us have been needed here. We are-  going to the very best we"can, but please bear  with us'... I am only one bus. So if we are a  -little late sometimes, remember it is not our *  fault; I Better .tell you now? Aland work from ?  .9:00-5:00,   Monday ' to"1 Friday,   except '  holidays. So doesthe dispatch office, so if you  'Want me on Monday, be sure to phone the  dispatcher, pri Friday.  Some awfully nice things' have happed to  me since I arrived. The Standard Station in  Sechelt donated my first one hundred gallons  of food. Dick Schaich of Redrooffs gave one  hundred dollars to make sure I keep eating.  ."the Thursday Night Bowling Group of -  Gibsons gave one hundred dollars. The  -Western Drug Store in Sechelt gave me a  'beautiful expensive first-aid kit. My sincere  thanks to you all.  I started work on Monday, Dec. 16.1 made  1       Tho United Church       1  of Canada -  SERVICES:  St. Jphn'a United Church - Davis Bay  Sunday Services - 9:30 a.m.  Gibsons Unitad Church "  Sunday Services - 11:15 a.m.  MINISTRY:   .  Rev. Jim Williamson, Gibsons, 886-2333  '������IllliiliiiliilitiuiHiiiiiiiilllllilMiiiiliililiniliuiliiiiiiii?  ��I  three trips to Gibsons that day and I carried  thirty-six people, hot-bad for the first day,  eh? I was sorry I missed those twelve people  that, phoned when I was* out.  I took the Extended Care patients for their  annual shopping spree that day, and I took  them to the Legion on Thursday night. Lillian  ' Peters > had the shopping jaunt so well  organized (I am told she always does), it was  a' breeze. You should have' seen those  - patients' faces when they had their first ride  on my hoist! . ��� ' y  ,     Well, I have got to go, Al is fussing. I will  talks to you again. All the Best for 1975.  lOWR WE HOLIDAYS  from December 20th to January Sth  4 radio dispatched cabs at your service  885-2251     .     ,  TMm^S^dtmo&aa^  SPENDING Christmas day on the road  this year will be Const. Bill Chaster, one  of four Sechelt RCMP officers on duty  Dec. 25. Three members will jalso be .on  duty at Gibsons. For anyone intending  to drink and drive over the holidays, the  word, from   the   RCMP   is   'don't'.  Roadblocks will be set up at various  points throughout the Sunshine Coast on  Christmas day and continue through to  the new year. Police will also be on the  lookout for motorists without valid  driver's insurance certificates. Merry  Christmas, Bill.  Halfmoon Bay Happenings  It proved to be 'third time lucky' for the  caterers of the Welcome Beach Community  Association Christmas Dinner on December  14.  After two annual dinners plagued with  problems concerned with frozen water  systems and power outages, this year's  celebration ran smoothly and without any  unforeseen problems. And an excellent  dinner it was too, served to seventy members  and their guests, all in a merry mood.'  There were twinkling Christmas lights  inside and outside the hall, loaned and installed by Bill Fraser, and the tables were  decorated with lighted candles and holly  decorations arranged by Mrs. Thea Leuchte.'  When president Alex Ellis had welcomed  members and guests, everybody set their  attention to a turkey dinner with all the  trimmings. As the dinner progressed, toasts  were made to the Pioneers, to the ladies and  to the gentlemen.  Bill Fraser proposed a toast to Alex Ellis  who was serving his third term as president.  They had been, said Fraser, three important  years and much had been accomplished.  Following tlie announcement of a $6,857 Now  Horizons grant, a toast was drunk to Vlnco  Shannon and his,New Horizons committee  who would be working on the extension of tlio  hall earjy Jn the New Year.        7  When the last toast was over and,the last  dish cteared^Mrs. Thea Leuchte presented a  programme of entertainment.  There was carol singing, accompanied by  Mrs. Ruby Hatcher, and Alex Ellis read a  pdcm by Edgar A. Guest. Mrs. Blanche  McCrady gave renderings of La Rubidoux  and Song of the Islands on her guitar, afc-  cohipanlcd by Mrs. Hatcher at tho piano.  Mrs, Ollvo Clear, whoso recitations seem  as perennially young assho herself Is,  recited onq of hor Christmas favorites, "An  ,.Oldy. Fashioned^ChrjstmnVj.^Mrs.^;. Jackwi  Morguri innglwo'"CHHstmarwngsp'Stcop"''"'  Holy Babe" and "Silver , Bells", accompanied by Mrs. Mary Brooke and Ted  Surtees sang "Mother of Mine".  Mrs. Leuchte read an amusing letter  written by n Swiss Innkeeper to nn English  ��� lndy rind then thoro appeared four dllskin-  covorcd   characters   tolling   about   their ,  a voyages from the far China seaa, They  turned out to bo none othor than Jerry  '���Williams, Bill Frnsory Vlnco Shannon and  Ollvo tlcnr,  ,,, Everybody agreed It was n most successful occasion nnd special tribute was paid  to tho cnterer, Mrs, Mnry Kingston and her  helpers, Mrs. Ed, TJcnsvoid, Starr Mnnton  nnd Ernio and Elsie Kingston, Thoy In return  .^..wlsh...thc^incmbcra,.aJ����pro��P)>r!flti|haaj^nd:  extend thnnks for such a generous token of,  appreciation, !  "SUUFFLEBOABI)  Tlio first shufnebonrd games of tho new  schedule will * start on January^ 7. * Th��  .schedules aro on Uio notlco board at tlio luill  nnd all players aro nsked to check their  fnnw nnd to nolo thnt nil numbers have'  been dumped. Cm pot bowling games will  also restart on January 7.  On December 15, about 40 children of the  ���by Mary Tinkle?  area; accompanied by 35 parents thronged  the Welcome Beach Hall for the Christmas  party organized by the Halfmoon Bay  Recreation Commission. There were games,  carol-singing and two films were shown, a  cartoon and a Charlie. Chaplin movie.  Refreshments were plentiful and in great  demand, Suddenly, to the sound of jingle  bells, Old Santa himself arrived, increasing  the excitement to a climax. Mary Connor,  appointed as his helper, assisted him in the  distribution of gifts and candies'to every  child present.  The Halfmoon Bay pecreation Com*  mission extends thanks to all who helped to  make this one of the most successful  Christmas parties ever ���to Keith Comyn  who acted as film projectionist, to Mrs. Pat  Murphy who played the piano and led the  singing, and to Morgan Thompson who was  apparently responsible for letting' Santa  know the address where such a fine party  was being held, '  New lessee of the Halfmoon Bay Shell  station is Pat Randall who hails from North  Vancouver. The station is open for gas and  lube jobs and other services. Pat and Joan  are renting the Cooper house next to the  Mantons.      , ,   y  STORMY    ,���  Mrs. Olga Hynek of Cortes Island had a  very stprmy crossing fromComox to Powell  River, when she came down for a Christmas  visit with your correspondent. However, sho  managed to regain her appetite In time to do  Justlcoto tho Christmas dinner at the hall.  Mr. and Mrs. Doiig Foley of Squamish and  Kathy, were In the area last weekend for a  Christmas visit with relatives and friends,  Thoy were sorry thoy didn't have time to  visit everybody thoy wonted to seo, but thoy  left word with your correspondent to say  "Happy Christmas" to you all on their  ,,J)qhal^,wwy,������.w  Wo join too In wishing happiness at  Christmas and In 11)75 to all tho readers of  this column, not only ln Halfmoon Bny but  those down tho lino who havo been kind  enough, to say how much they enjoy It,  And to our neighbours across tho Bay, Mr.  and Mrs. Jim Klppln and Mr, and Mrs. Davo  Southern who man tho Merry Island light, lot  us wish a peaceful and happy Christmas.  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  Church services nro hold each. 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( >  Channel 3���12:30 p.m.���Some of My Best  Friends Are.'.. Problems and relationships  of homosexuals who gather at a bar run by  MONDAY, DECEMBER 30  Channel 4���11 p.m.���The Fortune Cookie  with Jack Lemon, Walter Matthau^a Billy  Wilder satire involves a TV camera man and^  his plan to sue for injuries received covering  a football game. _  . - Channel 6���12 midnight���Eye of the Cat,  an eccentric dowager's abject fear of cats  could be her misfortune.  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31  Channel 8���7:30 p.m,^Wonder Woman,  the heroine of the popmar fcomic book of the,  1940's enters the 1970s.  Channel 4���8:30 p.m.���The Train starring  Burt Lancaster, Paul Schofild, Jeanne  Moreau in, a World War II story.  - Channel 8���12 midnight���Bye Bye Birdie  i about a rock and roll singer about to be  I drafted, his girLand'song-writer manager.  i tu, ***  .Channel  Queen.    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E\  W'  0  BY JOCK BACHOP       ,   -, ^J  _ PENDER HARBOUR - Hungarian born <  Gabriel Banyay is a determined man. Since  arriving here he has prevailed oyer a great  deal of misfortune and is doing very well,  thank you. ' <  He is understandably jroud of achieving ,  the lofty status of Master Chef Fellow  Associate and was happy to show me his,  credentials. It is said there are only a few in  Canada. -   -\  I spent'some hours with-Gabriel in his  home on Highway 101 just a short,distance  north of Madeira Park. It is a warm friendly  place and as we sat talking with his children  and pets close by, he took me back over the  years to the start of the events which led to  the present.  ; Hungary in 1956 was not a very healthy  place to be and although Gabriel talks  disparagingly of it, he still carries a bullet in  bis right leg as a reminder of the ill fated  uprising of that time.'  Early in 1957 the ship 'Arosa Star' docked  in a Canadian port. Among the many  refugees aboard were the Banyay family.  Gabriel ��� his mother and stepfather.  /' .They settled in Saskatchewan and a  period of adjustment began. Aside from his  mother tongue Gabriel understands a little  German, French and Italian. Taking English  lessons at night school and supported by  working by day as a farnf hand he eventually  achieved proficiency at the language.  Having had cooking experience in his native  land he then obtained a. position with Aero  Caterers at Saskatoon Airport. A few months  later he,was transferred to that company's  Edmonton operation and finally spent a year  in Toronto with them.  His next move was to a chef's -position  with Sports Services, one of the largest food  concession businesses in the country, and  worked his way up to the position of  Executive Chef.  He spent three and one half years with  this dompany. When he acquired Canadian  citizenship he opened a small restaurant in  Toronto. Later he returned to Saskatoon and  opened a European style restaurant. In 1969  he decided to try his luck in the United States  and moved to Reno, Nevada. One year there  was enough for him so he returned to Canada  and settled in the. Vancouver area and  "WAS itiiS the first iocai Christmas  card sent from the Sechelt area? The  card, dated between 1907 and 1919, is in  the possession of local historian Helen  Dawe. Church in the card photograph is  ine original cnurcn diuii in iyw, tsareiy  discernable at the end of the wharf is the '-  shape, of the steamer Comox I which  was taken out of service in 1919.  , '    ���Timesphoto  BY HELEN DAWE  Mrs. Dolly Jonas has long treasured an  ancient local Christmas card. "The Season's  Greetings from Sechelt, B.C." is imprinted  on its cover in black letters with red initial  characters. Mounted inside is an early  photograph of the Trail Bay shoreline, dating  from somewhere between the years 1907 to  1919. The exterior illustrations consist of  three tiny evergreen trees in pots and three  bells chiming.  During the late 1930's Dolly lived in Selma  Park with her parents, Thomas and Annie  Cannon. By 1940 she had opened a shop which  bore a large sign reading 'Selma Park  Hairdressing & Barbcrlng, Dolly Cannon,  licenced operator'.  Although Mrs. Jonas 1$ not certain of the  source of the Christmas card, she believes it  was given to her by a retired bachelor named  Freddie Frewln who Jived just below the old  Selma Park store during the 1930's and  1940's.  In 1974 Dolly donated the Card to Mrs.  Betty Ingram, who came to live in Sechelt in  1926 with her parents,' Bill and Jessie  Youngson. Betty has now sent the card back  from Vancouver to Sechelt, whero it is hoped  Uiat future generations of local historians  Will preserve the old momento with tho care  lt warrants.  Tlio earliest possible dato for tho  photograph of the Socholt waterfront can be  established by tho presence of Our Lady of  Lourdes Church, erected by tho Indian  people ln 1000-1907. The latest dato can be  determined by tho fact that vessel lying  olpngskle tho Sechelt wharf is tho S.S. Comox  , I, which was in the service of the Union  Steamship Co. from 1091 to 1919,  Tho largo building near tho approach to  tlio wharf scorns to pQ tho Sechelt Hotol.  , Becauso tho structure Is largely obscured by  trees I cannot ascertain "whether it Is the first  hotel, destroyed by fire in 1914, or the second  one which burned on Sunday, July 26, 1936  (not in 1935).  Beach House, a private home later converted into the Jfirst ..Sechelt Inn, is easily  - identifiable on the left. It existed from 1906 to  1964. Another notable landmark is the  bandstand in front of the church.  If any reader can use these clues to  provide further information about the card,  will he or she be kind enough to let the editor  know. Were the greetings perhaps offered for  sale in the old Sechelt store operated hy Bert  Whittaker until 1925?  . A fine new building for interpretive  displays and films has been built by Creston  Valley Wildlife Centre on the west side of the'  Management Area. Displays will be  prepared this winter and self-guiding trails  laid out nearby,  During the festive season, when most  people's thoughts turn to turkey and tinsel, it  might be appropriate to reflect, for a  moment, on the following poem, "donated"  to CARE's Food Crusade by Hulda Weber. It  is entitled "Such a Small Bundle".  "There is this little child..'.  From what ris it hiding?  It cannot outrun its hunger  On feet  Fragile as the drought-  dried stem of grain.  "Boney skull,  Big-blown belly...  Eating on itself...  Little one,     ',  Famine dines well.  "When I close "  My eyes,  You are such a small bundle  In a brown cloth.,.  Your stillness ���  Is your shriek!"  ��  spssssass^  \  Eli  INSTALLED & SERVICED  Repairs, new carpet sales,,  installation. Servico Guaranteed.  | , ' I  Leon's Carpet  BnsfaBiMiolis  Comer Pratt & Rosamund  Gibsons ��� 8M-909.1  SPECBAL NOTBGE  >hristmas Eta/  rapira  Boiwoon HorBOohoo Bay and Lanadolo  '   ,. ���   ^.    ' ��� ���   . ���   ���  ���        'pp.  , Tb pormlt aa many mombora of our crows  and tormlnal poroonnol as possiblo to bo  with tholr famllloa on 'Christmas Day,  tho following schedule will be In effect.  Lv Horuoahoo Buy  Lv Lahodfll  7:65 am  0:46 am  10,10  O;00  12;2Gpm  11:16  2:40  1:30 pm  4:65    ;  3:45  7:10  0:00 ,  0:25  , .  ..,0:18,..-,,.  irilisBt Columbia funics  Dopnrtmont of Transport nnd Communlcmlona  Honournblo Robert M, Strnchnn, Mlnlstor  a  opened a restaurant in Burnaby. ,  ' In   1972  a   newspaper   advertisement 7  caught his eye and he came to the Peninsula ,  and bought a* restaurant iri Earls Cove.'  /Disaster struck then when the day after he  took legal possession of the business it  burned to the ground. With everything lost  and having few assets plus a family to'  support he looked for help and found it in the  person of Ernest (Ernie) Widman, local  businessman. Knowing Gabriel had little  money,and no immediate prospects he  showed faith" and trust, not to mention  humanity, by allowing the family to move'  into a house he owned and giving them time  to get  on  their feet  before  expecting  payments.  Sitting in this same house, Gabriel said he '  and his' family would never have made it  without the help and understanding of the  Widmans.  Working hard to reorganize his life he  picked up any kind of work he could including  butchering, and with the help of his wife  Irene and the children opened^ a small tent  covered snack bar on the burned out site of  his ill fated restaurant. 1974 saw the start of  Tammy's Pacific Foods Limited at Earls  Cove and the business is doing well-enough  that the Banyays can afford to smile at past  misfortunes.  Discussing the future Gabriel is - enthusiastic about the cooking classes he will  conduct in the Pender_HarhourJSecondary  School starting next January. The evening  classes are for 'Mrs. Housewife', and will be  called 'How To Beat the Budget.' He will also  hold an industrial course for waiter and  waitress training/ He said his principal aim  is to impart knowledge so people will eat  properly and retain vigorous good health and  added Master Chefs are pledged to ppss on  their experience know how to anyone' who  desires it.    \  He is no stranger to; teaching, having  conducted cooking classes in Vancouver and  Saskatoon. > ~     ,  He has photographs of his prize whining  dishes and they certainly looked like works of  art. ~ '  Gabriel was asked why all the great chefs  of the world are men. He smiled as he said  his opinion was women ��� because of natural  ability opportunity and perhaps necessity ���  would probably make better chefs except for  one thing. They look upon cooking as a chore,  where men see it as a challenge/ -���"  Master Chef Banyay will be authoring a  series of columns on the culinary arts for The  Times.  fftocyel�� this R3��wopaporl  '      we wish you and1 your family all  the blessings of the season..'.. love, hope, peace, joy, good will  and good cheer I We take this opportunity to  thank our many good friends^  from the management and staff of  SECHELT and MADEIRA PARK  y^DA 'J-\  ' ' *:S**-_?'**,,Vw,<  f-. V* W ���'.      ' V<  ^ *  NS  Page CH The Peninsula Times   -Wednesday, December 25,1974  CBC highlights ...  fT tftGlT Trt 19ft mimic*     nn4-   nil   n_m4-ii��<n/1 nAAt\A   nfrwir rmtinvn  t/\   nrn^n/ttiAn     TJnntr  VMVUW    *V   JLMV  |/u|/JUU3y   MUb  ����.   (/lUIUVUy UUUVU   ObUAU^pJlWI. G   W   piUUUI#UVH��    *VU^"  took part in performance of rock opera. opera was directed by Wendy Skapski.  'A Star is Born', grand finale of last Concert- also  featured  contributions  week's Christmas concert at Madeira from kindergarten and junior 'choirs,  Park Elementary School. -Impressive junior, and senior bands and solo per-  lighting effects > created, by students formers,   y     '"  "��� y    .  Use 'Times' Adbrieis to Sell Buy, Ment Swap, etc.  Karin Hoemberg, 886-2225 ��_-  - Some people a think that continuing  education only can .take place in a school.  This is not true.. For many subjects the  schools provide a good frame for learning.  Other subjects might as well be taught in  your own living room or simply on location  where people who want to leanrtogetherlive.  An informal frame is often more conducive ,  to learning than some formal classrooms. .  , We want people to feel free to come to the  Centre for Continuing' Education and say  "we would like to run our discussion group in  X's because we feel good about the place", or ������  "we _ are going - to practise celestial  navigation^ sea and not on top of the roof of  portable 5 in Elphinstone Secondary School".  We need many different places for our  learning experience..  \ Almost across the' road from B.C. Tel on  North Road in Gibsons is Kiwanis Village  hidden from view by a group of trees. A  pleasani reception room is centrally located  in the middle of the building. This is going to  be the room of activity in 1975. .  ,On Tuesday, <2-4 p.m., Doreen Gust will  teach all-sorts of off loom weaving,.  waUhangings, belts or whatever the people  feel like learning. We stress the Value of men  attending class. Aside from being good  company we also need them to put together  frames and other things, and we feel quite  convinced that most of diem will enjoy the  class too. -   a ���   -   .'' '   '  '"���   ; Hobby evening is on Thursday 7-9 p.m.,  beginning Jan. 9. It is a.Craf ts Drop-In where  people either can bring whatever they feel  ~lilarworking with or get a hand with new-  ' projects.1, ,   '  We hope to see people of all ages gather at  Kiwanis Village on Tuesdays 24 p.m. and on  Thursday 7-9-pnn. v  Happy New if ear.  TOTEM CLUB  FBtiOAYS, SsftO p.m.  moiAm HALL  7 '*���>'-  J<saskp@f $3@@  $75 Tfli GO  it jdoor prize ir  Whom is your choice for the honour of  'Canadian of the Year? A statesman,  politieianTsports star, radio personality, a  friendly cop or the helpful checkout girl at  the supermarket?  Your nomination will be accepted on  Cross Country Check-Up's end of the year  program Sunday, December 29 between 2:10  and 4 p.m. This has become an annual  tradition and David Lewis chalked up the  most votes in 1973.  CHRISTMAS DAY  Good Morning Radio 6 to 9 a.m. ��� special  program of music and readings on the theme  of Christmas traditions in Canada. News,  weather on the hour.  This Country in the Morning 9:05 a.m. to  12 noon beginning with the annual Christmas  message of Queen Elizabeth. -   .^   .,  Canadians Greeting Canadians 1:03-2:30  p.m. Listeners send personal greetings and  music requests to friends and relatives in  Canada and with the Armed Forces overseas.  In Conversation with Dennis Lee 2:30 p.m.'  Dennis Lee reading his poetry from Alligator  Pie and Nicholas Knock' to children in  Stratford, Ontario.  Feast, Fest and Celebrate 3 p.m. A  chronicle of year-end festivities throughout  the ages.  Pacific Express 4-6 p.m. with hosts Alan  Garr and Judy Piercy. '  CBC Christmas Night 6:10 p.m. to 1 a.m.  with news at,8, 10 and midnight: Part 1  mostly music, with poetry and readings.  Part II ��� 8:03 p.m, Myths,of Christmas with  Northrop Frye. Part III ���10:05 p.m. Music,  skits, interviews, with special editions of My  Word and My "Music after midnight.  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2G  Themes and Variations 8:03 p.m. Part I,  Wonder Tidings, a cycle of Christmas carols  for mixed voices and soloists. Part II,'The  Huggett Family Players, a concert from  Mount Orf ord of Medieval, Renaissance and  folk music.  Jazz Rndio-Cannda 10:30 p.m. Concerts  by Paul Horn, Nimmon 'n' Nino plus Six,,  Report on high school bands In Vancouver,  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27  ' Between Ourselves 8:03 p.m. The  Flatulent Silvaculture Collective Is about a  group of British Columbians who are Involved with a co-operative trce-plnnting  venture near tho Island community of Gold  River.     . '  The Bush nnd the Salon 9:03 p.m, the last  of the George Ryga series of B.C. historical  ��� dramas ��� "A workman's life Is full of woo"  Part IGngnon'sFlying Machine; part II Tho  Miners' strike of 1901.  Saturday, December 28 ,  round up, excerpts from best programs, top  nows stories and assessment of tho Indian  movement In Canada.  Metropolitan Opera &00 p.m. Puccini's  Turnndot, starring Ingrid BJornor, AdrJenno  Mnllponto, Franco Corolll, Robert Goodloo;  and James Morris."  Symphony HaU 6:30 p.m. program on  record this week with host Don McGill, includes Beethoven, Wagner, Mendelssohn.  CBC Stage, 8:03 p.m. "Things I like to  Read" by and starring Tony van Bridge, an  anthology of his literary favourites.  Anthology 10:03 p.m. Pelee Island Suite, a  poem for voices by Len Gasparini, also  Quebec writer Marie-Claire Blais - interviewed by Barry Calloghan.  Orchestral Concert 11:03 p.m, Vancouver  Symphony Orchestra, Canada Mosaic, Jean  Coulthard, Enigma Variations Op 36, Elgar.  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 29  Sunday Magazine 9:03 a.m. year end  review of the major ..international news '  stories of 1974. * _      *-  - Cross Country Check-up 2:10 pjn. hpst  Harry Elton will welcome your nominations -  for "Canadian of the Year".  Quebec Now 4:30 p.m. special program  featuring Quebec entertainers on record,  including Gilles Vigneault, Edith Butler,  Jean Carigan, Charlebois, Renee Claude,  Ginette Reno the Ville Emard Blues Band.  -NHL Hockey 5:30 p.m. St. Louis Blues  meet the Chicago Black Ha^ks.  The Entertainers 8:03" p.m. The Royal  'Canadian Air Force, plus interviews with  and music of the Original Caste of Edmonton  and Procol Harum from England.  CBC Playhouse 10:30 p.m. Cap'n Simon  Wheeler, amateurdetective by Mark Twain,  adapted by Jeff Groberman. '  Vancouver Chamber Orchestra 11:03 p.m.  conducted by John Avison with Bel Bozor-  menyi-Nagy, piano;'  MONDAY, DECEMBER 30  Music of our People 8:03 p.m.��� Los  Calchaikis, five musicians who play folk  music of South American on 23 different  instruments, recorded in concert at  Toronto's Massey Hall.  Identities 8:03 p.m. interview with Frank  Liberator! about his highly successful noodle  factory. , '  The Great Canadian Gold Rush' 10:30 p.m.  Tho Nifty-Fifty and top rock musical hits of  74.  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31  CBC Tuesday Night 8:03 p.m. Royal  Canadian Air Force take their own look at  the outstanding events of the year ��� series  of sketches especially created for Now  Year's Eve. Part II. Up-beat music on  recordings ��� including Canadian Jazz All-  stars concert recorded In Charlottetown with  Phil Nimmons, Peter Appleyard, Moo  ' Koffman, Guldo Basso and others.  ROM CATHOLIC CHURCH  Sunday Services  S��ch��lti Gibiom. '  Holy Family St.Mary'n  Sal,at6p,m, Sur], al 11 a.m, ,  Sunday at 9 a.m,  Pastor: Rov. FathorE. Lofinor   i  006.9526 ,  I  Scnvlcw Ronu, Gibsons -r 886-9551  , "',    ' ",'." COjilPLKTR'SKItVICIRS  ; ":   LOCAL OR DISTANTBURIAIiJ- CREMATIONS - MEMORIALS  PRE-ARRANGEMENTS  V  Here's good news... for CPP contributors-their surviving spouses'and dependent children  Reqent changes to- the Canada Pension Plan will result in substantially increased benefits "for 1975 and subsequent years. ,   ,.  Thero are other important changes, too. Some affect people over 65 or'approaching that age. Others provide equality for the  spouses and dependent children of male and female contributors. These changes may require prompt action or getting ..  advice. So we suggest you read this message very carefully.  ;��_  Retirement Pensions  Have you contributed to the Plan  JfiL�� at any time since January 1,1966?  Are you between 65 and 69?  Then you have a choice...  Apply now and start receiving your monthly CPP retirement  pension. No more need to retire to collect benefits. (Once ,  you start receiving your pension, however, you can't make  further contributions'^ the Plan.)  OR  Continue to contribute to the CPP and possibly build up a  larger retirement pension to commence at a later date,  Continuing to contribute is also a way to qualify survivors  fo\benefits If you haye pot already done so, (When  approaching age 70, Vou should consider applying for your  retirement pension because after 70 you may no longer  contribute to the Cariada Pension Plan,)  NOTE: Before making your choice you may wish to seek  advice from the nearest CPP office, Tho staff will be pleased  to help you. \  Aro you approaching! age 65?  If you-have made your choice and want your CPP retirement  pension to commence as oarly as posslblo, you should apply  two or three months before your 85th birthday.  NOTE: There Is noprbv/islon for retroactive payment of  retirement pensions between the ages of 65 and 69. So if... -  you/rei In that age group or approaching It, get advice aa  soon aa possible, ^>yy      :..,.,.:., ���...,,..  Do you now recolvo o CPP retirement pension?  As of January 1st, 197,5, your,pension will no longer be  affected by any monoy you earn thereafter.  Equal Refection  for Males and Females  This means that for female contributors, in addition to being  eligible for a retirement pension and disability protection for  themselves, and a death benefit payable to their estates, as  has been the case in the past, their spouses and dependent  children are now eligible for benefits as follows:  Benefits for Surviving Spouses  A monthly pension payable to the widower who at the time of  the death of the contributor Is over 35 years of age, or under  35 years of age but is disabled or has dependent children;  that is, a benefit similar to that which has always existed  for widows.   ,  Benefits for Orphans  A monthly benefit payable to unmarried dependent children  under 18 and to unmarried dependent children between 18  and 25 attending school or university on a full-time ba,sls.  In order for survivors to qualify, the contributor must havo  died in January 1968 or later and must have contributed for  the minimum contributory period, which Is three years for  deaths occurring before January 1,1975.  Benefits for Children of Disabled Contributors  A monthly benefit payable to unmarrleddependent children  under, 18 and to unmarried dependent children between 18  . and,.25,aiten<3ing.schQol ojiurilverslty orj a full-tlmejsasls,   ,  where the contributor concerned is in receipt of a CPP  Disability.penslon.77Y,'.,Y  \y,'..; ..:'.;���:.,,:������,.;y   ,  NOTE; In all cases, it Is necessary to make application for  benefits, If such applications are approved, payments can  only be made currontly-thot Is, from January 1,1975. No  payment can bo made for arty period prior to that date.  Othor Changes: I t     '  The earnings colling���that Is, tho maximum amount on  which contributions can bo paid and on which benefits  can be calculated-^ being raised to $7400 In 1975  and to $8300 In 1,976, The initial amount of earnings,  on which you are npt required to contribute, will bo  $700 In 1976.    !       7 . i ��� ������  "JOl a  MAXIMUM MONTHLY CPP BENEFITS   Effeqtlve January 1975   ,  Retirement Pension,',,,,..,,,,,  $122.50 ,  Disability Pension.,,,,.,.,,,,.,'  $139,35  Surviving Spouse's Pension-under 65...'.,,   $ 88.31  ���;      OVGr 65     $81,07  Orphan's Benefit... ."...";:.'���;>...,    .$37.27  Disable^ Contributor's Child's Benefit ,,,   $37,27,,  Death Benefit (Lump Sum),,,,,,.,;,,.,,,,, $740.00  ^n^n^  Health Sant6 ot  and Welfare   Blen-6tro social  Canada   -      Canada  MnroUilondp, Minister  For assistance contact:  Your nearest Canada Pension Plan offlco  *W' -   Your Canada Pension Plan ...keeping up with changing times  ww


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