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 ; PENDER HARBOUR, BC.  ' t- *  BOATS - , CAMPING FACILITIES - CAFE  MARINA 883.2757   ���   CAFE 883-2296  Lin  FO  West  Canadian Graphic   Z:  204  West 6th  Ave..  Vancouver U, b.  c.  ��erv le  2nd Class Mail  Registration No. 1142  Serving the Sunshine Coast, (Howe Sound to Jervis Inlet), including Port Mellon, Hopkins Landing. Granthams Landing, Gibsons, Roberts Creek/  Wilson Creek, Selma Park, Sechelt, Halfmoon Bay, Secret Gove, Pender Hrb., Madeira Park, Garden Biay, Irvine's Landing, Earls Cove, Egmonf  This Issue. 16 pages ���15c  LARGEST CIRCULATION OF ANY PAPER ON THE SOUTHERN SUNSHINE COAST.  Volume 13 ��� No. 5  Wednesday, December 24,1975  firoHUiTbd of  ��*c11  \.  a  '     a  \  F ���si^k  \  f  \  r*N  ��� -P**P--���:-   % "~   <P '\\\'',  -       '\^Sr "if //IK r^, '  wr.i  \  v/  &  r.v  Christmas will be a happier time of year  for some local people .because of a group of  concerned Peninsula residents and the  generosity of all.  * The concerned group are called the Elves  Club, members of which prefer to remain  anonymous.  Every Chnstmas for the past four year  club members have distribued food and gift  hampers tdthe needier-folk on the Peninsula.  This year"'the idi^rihution w^ made last,  weekend and .incl^c^ hying  " fetaeen P<i^Me^ >.  '' '. But before the htopers are delivered, the  food and gifts must be collected, And about a  month ago the club'S food kitty looked kind of  '' bleak.: said a club spokesman. "We didn't get  the LIP grant we applied f0r."'  "At the first of Decernber we had only $234  to buy'ftfod with But now, with donations of  food, gifts and money there is enough to fill  92 hampers," she said.  One person donated 75 fresh cabbages, so  one was included irt almost every hamper.  The club spokesman said many local  businessmen contributed to their cause.  Money was raised in fund drives and many of  the local clubs and the Sechelt and Gibsons  Legions also helped out, she said.  She could give no total on the amount of  ���See Page A-3  -"-j r������  v;^  /  /  ^  \  ->  i  i -  Ir        -���  i  r, >  I  ii  ��� ���j*  ~W "  VOLUNTEER MEMBERS of the Elves  Qub spent a little of their time each  Christmas season making sure that  everyone has the best Christmas  possible. Each year the club members  package food hampers, toys, games,  books and other donated items for  presentation to needy local families.  Christmas Day the Elves will be in St.  Mary's Hospital presenting flowers to  patients there. Here a pair of Elves  prepare gift bags for delivery.  \  ��3  EVERYTHING MUST be perfect for  Christmas and for a Christmas play.  Here Dawn MacFarlane, left, makes a  final costume ^adjustment for Tracey  Strom before the two went on stage in  the Gibsons Elementary School  Christmas operetta 'Mr. Grumpy's Toy  Shop'. Tracey, a Grade 2 student, and  Dawn, Grade 4 at Gibsons, were two of  the performers who were watched by  over .900 spectators during the two days  the operetta ran at the elementary  school.  ��� Timesphoto  A- v>  B.C. Ferries' Langdale Queen went to  Vancouver for refit last, weekend.  The 80 car vessel has been replaced by the  Queen of Sydney, a,430 car vessel.  A spokesman *$!$.���.._ Ferries said the  sailing times between Lan|dale terminal and  Horseshoe Bay will no^bl^tered because of ^  the refitting of the Langfille Queen. '  He said the refitting was routine maintenance and he expects the boat will be out of  service for approximately two weeks.  v  Sechelt council decided Friday that all it  could do for people seeking help with their  problems in dealing with a company was to  advise them to seek legal advice.  This decision was spurred by a letter from  the lawyers of Interfacial Designs and  Sechelt Lands, to companies operating in  the vUlage. J  The letter, contents of which were not  released, inferred unwarranted advice was  being given by village sources to people  seeking help in their business dealings with  Interfacial Designs, the council was told.  To discuss this matter council went into  committee, which mfeans their conversation  was not on the publi|"reeord.  After the meeting council gave The Times  permission to use the notes its reporter made  during the committee meeting.  Village clerk Tom Wood said people had  appeared at the village office asking for  advice on their business dealings with In  terfacial Designs.  Interfacial   Designs  is  the   company  ���See Page A-3  �� ��  Drinking drivers beware. This year the  RCMP are again setting up roadblocks over  the holiday season.  Const. Bob Turlock of the Gibsons detachment said Sunday roadblocks will be set up  nightly to deter the drinking driver and take  'anyone* wTiohW.^^  He said routine checks of the safety functions of stopped automobiles will also be  made.  The roadblocks started last Friday and  will continue until after New Year's Eve.  Turlock said the first night the roadblock  was set up three people who had been  drinking to excess had been caught.  Heavy fines are imposed for impaired  driving or driving with a blood-aicohol content over .08 per cent.  During the normal course of the year  RCMP simply make spot checks.  User costs fOnthe Sechelt sewer system,  says Sechelt Alderman Norm Watson, are  clearly biased in favor of residents.  "They are slanted to reflect the cost  benefit ratios of two types of users,  residential and non-residential. Commercial  users benefit more from sewers and therefore  will foot a proportionately higher bill for  them," Watson says.  Whether Sechelt residents agree with  Watson and the proposed rate structure, and  with the whole idea alj sewers will not be  known until Jan. 18.  All residents who are on the voters list will  be Invited to a public Information meeting on  sewers Jan. 18. The area slated to get sewers  at the moment utretches from the Indian  Reserve boundary to Sechelt Elementary and  from the Strait of Georgia to Sechelt Inlet.  (District lots 303 and 304).  Village council and the regional board,  which has assumed the responsibility for  sewers, must know what tho public thinks  about them. Dissent ond merits of tho dissent  must bo analyzed by council with tho end  result of deciding whothor the installation of  sewers In tho vlllago muast go to a referendum. As it stands nt tho moment Watson ond  tho vlllago hopes for favourable public  reaction ot tho Information meeting so that a  proclamation can, simply bo made.  , :  Onco tho vlllngo 1ms proclaimed tho  sewers nro going in, there Is a 30 day waiting  period nt tho end of which dissent for sowors  will be considered by council.  "Whether we go ahead at that point will be  a political decision by council," Watson says,  "Victoria is in support of the proclamation  route rather than the referendum route to  avoid election costs that must be borne by the  taxpayer."  Council could decide at the end of the 30  day waiting period to send the decision on the  sewers to public referendum. ;  The big question of course is cost.  Watson, whose term on council expires  Jan. 1, has been working on a sewer system  for Sechelt for six years. He has recently  completed a rate structure. All the regional  board and village need now Is the green light  from the public, if Victoria approves the rate  structure.  How much an individual homeowner will  have to pay to be hooked Into sewers Is  determined along the following lines. There  will be a $45 users fee for each house. A 60  cents per foot charge for taxable frontage on  each property will also bo applied. All village  residents' property taxes will go up two mills  on top of that. Therefore a homeowner with a  houso on a property with 00 feet of taxable  frontago and an assessment value of $7500  (average for Sechelt In 1975) will pay $96 a  year for sowers.  If a resident decides to hook up to tho  sowers while construction on his street Is  carried out, Wntson says, ho will only bo  ���Seo Pago A-3  A Meditation on "the Nativity  JWiqlight from. aatar,on this coldc.it, of  nights, ,  Bathes tho ox and tho ass breathing  warmth on my wlfo,  Three mon In ermine havo followed its  flight,  To kneol In tho dust and rojolco In ills,  llfo;  A prophetic voice from the grave haa  arisen,  A child In bom n son Is Riven.  This Hontlo.it of girls with  Innocent  Krnco,  Grants redemption divine to tho princely  Moor,  According with lovo that shines In her  ��� "--faco; ��� ��� "������ *��� : ��� ~" ���  For the Judgment at hand the sign of tho  tauj  And yet In this stable my confusion has  grown,  Tlio suspicions"of age by n doubting  henrl sown,.  A whispering mind has brought Jealous  lies,  ���With tlio birth of a son notof mo or my  seed,  This worship from kings With downcast  eyes,  Exposes my faith as a wind blown reed;  For hor is a child born of Mary my lovo,  Conceived In a dream by the flight of a  dove.  This child of ponce God's plan will show,  A sacrificed lamb for tho sinner ho  heals,  Tho tears of grief llko a river1 will flow,  From all  who receive the love  ho  reveals,  Death whoso tlmo Is close at hand,  Points to tho cross, tho blood In tho sand.  Tlio light in tlio sky shihds lirlghtof tluuf  day,  On a^manger of straw where a life hns  begun,  _TliQ���Wo.��wlng���oCao(l..tt��la_ch|ld will  convoy,    _ ;.,. ,, ( ���.  V And end in tlio night of an afternoon sun;  Jesus my child of heavenly grace,  Behold thy Father with weeping faco.  Jack r. miller  X ���'.'K.,~  Vmysp*^  T^'Jfemtiasimito limes  Wecfoestfay, December 24, i'y/5  Don Morberg, Managing Editor  "A free press is the unsleeping guardian of  every  other right  that free  men  prize."  ��� Winston Churchill  / <  P  "* <   -  -��-"���"."-- j--    ,"/'       *< rf%%?i%*% i{*'; ��iVJj  V  "     * ti  ���        a*     "   V     M  A significant conversation was  reported to us. The conversation, which  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  ardiind, 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  flat broke because I bought a whole  bunch of thingsmid 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 ta waste."  i. "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  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 eiijoy 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?  This is the final edition of The Times  for 1975.  We will take a one week holiday from  our publishing schedule to better enjoy  the company of family and friends  during the holiday season. The office  closes today and will not be re-opening  until December 30. We will also be  closed on the January 1 holiday. After  that it will be business as usual with our  first edition of the New Year coming out  on January IP"  This being both the final edition of the  year and our Christmas edition, it seems  fitting that there are a number of people  we should say thank you to for helping us  out.  First is Jack Miller j the Gibsons  teacher   contributed   the >ppem | * A  Meditation on the Nativity' which ap1-'  pears on our front page today.  Second there's Kurt Reichel. The  Selma Park artist, who along with wife  Deb Ede decorated storefronts with  Christmas themes to add to the holiday  spirit of the village of Sechelt and who  has been doing and will continue to do a  regular stint as our staff cartoonist,  supplied the sylized Nativity scene on  our front page.  ��� People who deserve special thank  you's include our area correspondents.  Jock Bachop in Pender Harbour, Mary  Tinkley in Halfmoon Bay, Peggy Connor  in Sechelt and Margaret Jones in Gibsons have done an outstanding job for us  and we want them to know we are  grateful.  Laurie Beeman, a recent addition to  our regular contributors, is reporting  the goings-on at Elphinstone and if her  early work is any indication, she has a  bright future in the business.  She is only one of a number of regular  contributors who are all working toward  a common end ��� to make The Times~as  representative as possible of all aspects  of life on the* Sunshine Coast. They are  too numerous to mention, but all are  .greatly appreciated.  On their behalf and on behalf of our  regular staff, Pearl, Laurie, Peter,  Murray, Leslie and Don, we would like  to take this opportunity to wish all our  readers the Merriest of Christmases and  a Happy and Prosperous New Year.  Leslie Gourlay was an Older man when I  knew him. My mother tells a story about him  that took place one Christmas long before I  was even thought of. For me the story still  embodies an important part of what  Christmas is all about.  Leslie Gourlay was a farmer in southwestern Ontario. He and his wife Mary raised  their three children on 100 acres of land near  London, Ontario. With the farm they reaised  a variety of animals and crops, mixed farming,I guess it could be called. It was a hard  but good life. There were few frills but there <  was much love.  During the depression everybody had it  tough and Ontario farmers were no exception. My mother says the Gourlay children  were quite young during the depression but  the poverty at the time only seems significant  to them in retrospect. For the most part kids  were unaware that there was a depression.  Even if they were aware Christmas still  came, and it was the best time of the year.   _ :  One Christmas in the early years of the  depression was particularly bad. Leslie  Gourlay and his wife had no money with .  which to buy anything particularly special for  their children. A doll had been made for the  daughter and Leslie had made a toy train for  one son and a rocking horse for the other  younger son. Both toys were carved out of  wood in his spare time during the fall. But  what made (Christmas p.articularly special for  these children were oranges." Oranges were  scarce and expensive. Eyer^g|||ristmas  Leslie and Mary Gourlay obtained two  oranges for each child. Mother says oranges  were fancied more by children in those days  than candy could ever be to children  nowadays.  Their farm was situated in what is called  the Ontario snow belt and that year it had  lived up to its name. Five feet had fallen the  week before Christmas and the three mile  stretch of road into St. Mary's, the closest  town, was impassable.  The horses could not walk let alone pull a  sleigh through that amount of snow.  To obtain oranges for his children Leslie  Gourlay had to get to town. And because he  had no money he would have to trade some of  his own produce for them. Eggs are what he  had plenty of, somehow he just needed to get  them into town. Six dozen eggs would fetch  the six oranges.  The day before Christmas the roads were  still impassable. He couldn't leave during  the day because of the work which had to be  done. In the evening the children were off to  bed early, of course very excited about what  the morrow would hold for them. There would  be presents and turkey and maple sugar  candy saved from the previous spring and  there just might be some oranges.  After the children were in bed Leslie  Gourlay put on his c<jat, hat and boot,? and  '���' ��� ^eitt-'biit'' iir^tf:tlij^'-^bi|9''..de.gree weathefc. He  brought the small hand sleigh to the house  and loaded 10 dozen eggs onto it.  On that moonlite night he dragged the  sleigh the three miles across the fields to the  small cluster of lights that marked St.  Mary's. The snow was so high, it was easier to  cut across the fields because he could walk  over the fences.  After midnight, some six hours after  starting, he returned to the farm house, very  cold. But he had ten oranges. Everybody in  the family would have two oranges each that  Christmas.  Finding oranges in their stockings the next  day, the children were extremely pleased.  They would spend the day just eating one.  The children never found out until many  years later how itjhad came about that they  'had oranges that Christmas. It makes my  mother sad and happy at the same time to  think about it now.  She, naturally, was the daughter in the  family. The memory is sad for her because  that Christmas was so long ago and Leslie  Gourlay is now dead. It makes her happy  because she realizes those oranges were just  a small token of the love and devotion her  father and mother had for their children. The  important thing to her was that love her  . parents accented each Christmas with gifts  was there year round for all the years her  parents were alive.  When I knew Leslie Gourlay and his wife, I  think they must have treated me the same  way they treated their own children. They  had noreligionbutthey werewonderful, kind  people. And although they never had much in  the way of material wealth they had the  wisdom to raise three loving human beings.  People, I believe, also capable of raising a  family properly; My mother has never forgot  the love she has from Her parents. Neither  have her brothers. Although! am a bit bias, I  think it has shown with their own families.  I guess the point is, there is no greater gift  you can give your children than love. And  Christmas should only be the time of year  - when a perennial love for them is expressed a  little more visually���in the form of a gift.  I think in the long run it pays off ��� for  everyone. The love has to be meaningful  enough to last for generations.  n  W W J to  TN    TT f  i��\  ���ft*.*." ��* mm  "V-.  THERE BEING a premium on in- comandeered by a certain gentleman  dustrial land on the Sunshine Coast, it is who needed the necessary space to carry  necessary to make exceptions at certain out the preparations for a trip he is  times of the year. That is why this work making this week,  room at Gibsons Elementary School was ��� Timesphoto  We'd like  to express our  warm wishes:  enjoy a peace-  >> fill, serene  holiday.  Thank you  all so much.  at Christinas  an old-fashioned  greeting fromt  Karl rfc Marilyn Drohmann  TYDEWATER  CRAFTS  Scaulde Pln/.o,  Gibsons  lie Sec&ettlmt,  THE GRISENTHWAITE FAMILY  Sechelt  Closed from Dec. 25 to Jan. 4  J   . Merry Christmas and have a high old  time!  DOGWOOD CAJ  Marine Drive  ���i-wfc ,-'W  JmmP  m  Gibsons  StrjiM.'' ��� ���     -*  C^   "  tMcntlyt you'll roll along with our bed holiday winhett. .,  and our heartfelt tkanka for your confidence in us!  mn shell  'aV.  ,  *r  v> J00 ��'     >  Wishing our friends  and customers  Happy Christ inns  and a prosperous 1976  mm electa  Madeira Park  A shopping basket full of good wishes  for the Holiday Season   ���_ to all of our. customers, _ .,..,   ��  : SMfP-E^SY m.:Bp-  Sechelt  r MORE ABOUT  %   ���JL.  * Public meet for Sechelt-sewer-.  charged the bare cost-of $150. However, if the  resident waits until the Whole village system  has been installed and then decides to hookup  he will be charged $250.  Apartments that are situated above stores  will be charged $40 per year for sewers.  Watson says this price should not reflect  excessive high rents.  Homeowners will also have to pay for  installation of sewage lines across their  property to their property line. But the village  will be helping out to try and keep costs down.  These costs would vary according to the  length of pipe required to stretch from the  sewer hookup to the house on the property.  Village clerk Tom Wood will approach  homeowners before the main seweriine goes  down their street to see if they will participate  in a joint venture with other residents on their  block to have one contracting company install  all the property sewer lines, this would keep  the costs below the price to have one properly  line installed.  The costs to businesses for sewers,  depending on their size, are significantly  higher than the average householder's fee.  From an environmental viewpoint sewers  seem beneficial. Watson says that because  the water table beneath the village is high  few septic tanks work perfectly. "It is obvious  sewage is getting into the water system and  consequently the ocean. Sechelt's lagoon is a  good reflection Of the quality of the water.  There are so many nutrients in the water that  there is an incredible variety of marine life.  It has been my experience that septic  systems only last an average of 10 years. And  now under ttie new health regulations people  can be asked to dig up their systems for inspection if there is a complaint. If it is faulty  the system has to be brought up to standard.  It could be cheaper to hook into the sewer  system.  "Without sewers the sOwage situation can  only get worse," he says.  It is a well established fact that the septic  systems in Sechelt's business sector are  running at capacity. Watson thinks a sewer  system will be advantageous for growth in the  village.  He says that without sewers, developers  have a harder time raising funds for construction.  If and when the sewer system is installed  Watson believes the treatment plant will be  located near the south end of Wharf Street.  The outfall from the plant will extend 1500  feet out into the Strait. The site of the plant  will not be definitely determined until  engineers conduct an on-site survey.  Presently, the sewage system the Indian  Reserve and the St. Mary's Hospital are  hooked into as an outfall extending 200 feet  offshore.  Watson says the treatment plant will have  a capacity to handle double the number of  ��� From Page A-l  residents that now live in the village. He says  that a large scale development such as a  condominium would be expected to contribute significantly to the costs of expanding  the treatment plant if necessary.  Provided the public likes the thought of  sewers, Watson thinks construction could  start ori them by the summer.  MORE ABOUT ...  & Elves Club hampers  ��� From Page A-l  money donated but said she thought the club  did better this year than last although they  gave 128 hampers to families last year.  The hampers are substantial. Each  contained milk, soup, mixed vegetables,  tinned fish and meat, coffee, candy, pickles,  pudding, fruit juice and cereals, only to  mention some of the items. Turkey and  Christmas cake were also in each hamper.  According to the number and age of  children in each family to receive a hamper,  appropriate gifts were also included.  Club members spent numerous hours  simply dividing gifts into the age groups for  which they would be most suitable.  The families who received the hampers  are not known by the Elves Club. Club  volunteers work in co-ordination with the  Human Resources-Department, the Sechelt  Indian Band Council, and the Department of  Health. These organizations supply the  necessary information, including addresses,  of the needy families. People also phone the  club to tell them about families which could  use Christmas assistance.  Only the drivers who deliver the hampers  would know to whom the hampers are going.  The club also goes to the hospital every  year with a rosebud and vase for all the  people unfortunate enough to be spending the  holiday season in St. Mary's. This Christmas  the club hopes to make a special presentation  to the hospital.  This organization to help the less fortunate  actually started four years ago with one  couple making up, and giving, the first  hamper.  The original Gibsons couple are still  heavily involved with the club's activities.  With their efforts the club has grown to the  point where there are nearly 200 members.  The club was incorporated under the societies  act.  There is probably no other club that has  membership dues quite like this one. To  belong you must give a penny a day for the  year and donate one food item per month.  The club spokesman said it is a big job  every year and hopes more people will give  up some of their time to help next year.  MORE ABOUT .. .  o Sechelt Village  ��� From Page A-l  building houses in Seaside Villages in Sechelt.  The company has built approximately 40  homes.  Village council said it considered itself in a  tricky position with the complaints. It didn't  know what to tell individuals and still stay  J within its legal bounds. Wood said he was  taking the brunt of the predicament because  he had to deal face to face with the complainants.  Alderman Dennis Shuttleworth said it was  the village lawyers opinion that the village  could advise complainants to go to the Better  Business Bureau and to go to a lawyer.  .Alderman Watson said the village cannot  act as a legal office. "We can only work  within the Municipal Act and the Building  Code."  Shuttleworth said he was, "concerned  about the good name of Sechelt if the situation  with Interfacial Designs got to the point  where there is a public uproar."  Alderman Frank Leitner tried to add a  balanced perspective. He said Interfacial  Designs had built almost forty homes and  that most of the owners were happy with the  houses.  The committee passed a recommendation  that if any person came to the village with  problems in dealing with a company, they  would be informed to seek the advice of the  Better Business Bureau or a lawyer. .  Bud Gairns, Interfacial Designs president,  has said his building schedule had been  delayed because the batch plant used by the  company to mix cement had been shut down  by the village for nearly six weeks.  It was mentioned at Friday's meeting that  the batch plant may again be closed Sown.  Committee was told the person who had  sold the batch plant to Interfacial Designs  had not received total payment for it and that  he may be forced to shut the plant down.  The Times was unable to contact the batch  . plant owners before press time.  Council also gave notice of motion that its  building by-law would be amended to allow  the building inspector to charge for inspections circumnumerary to the four inspections a builder receives as part of his  building permit.  Alderman Watson said the village's  building inspector was upset over the number  of inspections he had to do on the same  houses.  Watson said the inspector should have  been charging extra for more than the  allowed inspections a long time ago. "If he  did, the builders would have been more inclined to do things right the first time."  Speed does kill. Be a Sunday driver.  week long.  t     *  ...    ���       *���'      i     4*  It's been a  ���\^^ pleasure serving you  ... we hope to serve you again I  Madolra Park  An old-fashioned  greeting bringing you  tho best wishes for the Holiday Season.  Canadian Propane  Gas & Oil Ltd.'  mm  *��*>  to fefcrth  On the eve of our Savior's, birthday  wo wish you inner peace . , . true joy.  To our many patrons, "thanks."  ::zMisilE:IUTO:&: ������  Industrial Parts Ltd.  ���- Sechelt ���  1,1,  i   >.,  hHT'V-  , ill Winn!    * ii^l'   V "in*1 i  frli ' I'll   iji'i1'  I1 'ill   I   "    'ill  'llllllllj. till...'.anil  "Lh,'��/. ,.n,  223,   ��� ��� ���"���'�� M��w? US!  !?��&l * w ** ��� l�� r H ��t in n ��  ��^' wInImia., nnd ontrn  X3 to* yoR nrirwnrwi: JS3  So nre our ilinitEKf*.   ~**J  HJHI  Distributors Ltd.  Blair Kcnnett  Hie Peninsula Times Page A-3  Wednesday, December 24,1975  GueeiiNGS  May your Christmas sparkle  with joy and  laughter.  Please accept  our  thanks.  /   + *+$*  SECHELT  The Christmas spirit reigns all  over the land. Hope it fills and warms  your heart with happiness. For  your treasured patronage, sincere thanks.  from the management and staff of  Gibsons  WISHING YOU THE BEST  THAT THE SEASON HAS T��  OFFER YOU AN�� YOURS!  Madeira Park  to our manypcustpmers.  Thank you one and all  for your patronage over the past year.  Bob and Olive Wells and Family  QUALITY FARM SUPPLY  Pratt Road Gibsons  <7^r^^  ������������.*��;:-vv.-->i--. .-.,.  '/  v *  /  .2. >.-.-"���  i'.;  J\P\.  _.*r- > ��� ���-*.  ���',J&V  .,���������~j     <-aiyw'  it?   /a   ,'(/  V'$km.U  ���fW^        �� - ���', . -��,���_ ��� ���^*'.        aft'  "'       " ,a ���        P'W -l?W^  "tmH ������'���',    $Sv  ������Fa      I* ���)  -1 ~IV'   '  t   la ^''Pis-IM ��%>  refill  fMlM  y we wiah you and 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 for all your kindness and loyalty.  from the management and staff of  DYALzB^HK-GiFi^NABA-:  SECHELT and MADEIRA PARK  ���*s.  ��# St, Mary's Hospital,: Sechelt.  Bding laid, low with a bout of pneumonia I  found myself grateful to be accepted into the  wftrm friendly little world that is St. Mary's  Hospital and where this column was written.  From the moment I wast admitted, I was  made to feel very much at home. Not being  confined to bed<,Khavebeen able to wander  around my floor observing the various activities which go on daily, and must say I am  greatly impressed by the ever cheerful efficiency of the staff.  Take the nurses and aides for instance.  From fluffing up a pillow to shaving or  washing the aged and infirm, to cheering up  the low in spirit or simply joking with the up  and about patients, they make the days pass  in easy relaxed fashion. I kid you not, I am  enjoying life so much here when the time  comes for me to leave, they'll probably have  to drag me out forcibly.  A CHARACTER  I had a roommate who was discharged  recently. Definitely a character^ he was an  excitable French Canadian who arrived in  hospital after living for seven .days in vodka  land. Duriig the ambulance trip, his overworked ticker gave up the ghost and Jean was  in deep trouble. Luckily for our comotose  herd, thl staff, who are prepared for any kind  of emergency, pulled him round with external  heart massage and electric shock treatment  among other things, and Our hero lived to tell  the tale. He complained bitterly about being  bruised all over his body when he came to,  and when I told him to quit complaining on  account of he was5 fortunate to be alive, he  said he never felt anything, when he was  dying, coming back to life was what hurt.  Dear funny Jean, I hope he stays off the  sauce.  The emergency ward is on this floor and  something is always going oh. It was interesting to note that a closed circuit  television screen faces theau-cses station. The  camera taking the picturjfjsi fofeussed on the  emergency entrance and^^anambulance  backs up to the door, the isteff has (me to get  to their action stations ||i the emergency  ward. Most efficient organization.  VAMPIRE V   ,  Also on this iloor, is Athe ^tensive $are  ���by Jock Bachop 883-9056  ward, I saw one patient in there all hooked up  to various equipment and I could watch hla  heart beat as it showed on what looked like a  television screen. There were staff members  in that ward at all times. There are sad and  funny things to see and hear in this and I  imagine any other hospital. Nurses with  specific tasks get inevitable nicknames. The  one who takes blood samples is invariably  greeted with 'Here comes the vampires'; and  Page A-4 The Peninsula Times  Wednesday, December 24,1975 ,  .dropped over to visit "ne (the Times office is  top damn handy) and said if I was going to be  sitting around all day doing toothing except  ogling the nurses, I might as well turn out  some work for the old firm. That's show biz I  -guess. I may be unable to lift my head off the  pillow, but as long as I can reach the  typewriter keys it's on with the show.  GOODIES  - , The 'Goodies Girl' just came around with a  tray of pills and I have taken so much of  the nurse who comes around wi-tha toy tf, t^ j ratUe ^hen 1 walk. i sound like a guy  medication is called the 'Goodies* Girl.'      >:  playing the marracas.  I have to/ admit even though life here is  I think the sad part of hospital is watching  the very old lay in bed staring at nothing and  barely responsive to any word directed at  them. However the feeling of sadness is ;at [  least partly dispelled -when one sees the  tender loving care bestowed on them by the  dedicated nursing staff. God bless them all.  The spirit of Christmas came to the  hospital today with the arrival of many trees  and a group ladies from the hospital auxiliary  who put them up and decorated them  beautifully. I have often heard people complain about hospital food, but as.far as I'm  concerned it's very good. It must be a  tremendous undertaking to cook meals for so  many people, a lot of whom are on restricted  diets. I believe they are doing a hell of a job. ,  CHARLIE'   ���   ��� '"V'     P'r'P;,  The spread of ages on this ward is  remarkable; from afourdays^pld baby to 91-  year old Charlie Foster. Charge is oneI bfjhe  patients in my room and is quite a.cardi' ne  says he doesn't know what the hell he's fioing  in hospital as he is as goodas he was twenty  years ago. He says he will Invite me toi his  100th birthday party, and when that happens I������',  intend to write a feature story On hint  Harpoon Annie has just arrived to give a  couple of the boys their insulin shots. They  call her that affectionately as they claim she  is so good with the needle they don't know she  has done the job until it is over.  I notice our good Dr. Paetkau is back on  the job here and I'm sure all his patients are  extremely glad to see him. He gave it a good  try in the election, but I'm sure he will be  much more value here in the hospital.  Welcome back Doctor.  Actually, I was not going to bother writing  a column this week, but editor Don Morberg  very pleasant J, sure miss all the folks at  Madeira Park. 1* miss too, the hot stove  sessions at Kelly's with the regular gang.  Good old Kelly, he heard Marge was coming  down to see me and he made a super special  hamburger and gave her it to take to me. It  was delicious.  Dr. Swan, whom I am fortunate to have  looking after my health, tells me I should be  home in time to read this issue when it comes  out. He is a fine gentleman and I shall always  be grateful to him for the care he has taken on  my behalf. I couldn't ask for more..  We had a rather nice happening the other  day. A group of youngsters from Gibsons  Elementary School toured the hospital  ; singing the traditional songs ef Christmas. It  was a pleasure to watch their fresh young  faces and listen to their clear voices as they  Jsang all the old favorites. They certainly  brightened the patients day.  Other people enjoying the hospitality of St.  Mary's from my neck of the woods are Mrs.  ���Ethel Williams of Earls Cove, Mrs. Vera  - Grafton of Egmont, Mrs. Doug Williams of  Earls Cove and Mrs. Gordon Edwardson of  Frances Peninsula.  At this special time of year, I think it  would be nice to repeat the poem my mother  wrote to me at Christmas last year. Here it is:  'Peace on Earth'  Let's keep this thought,  Fixed firmly on our minds.  We can't all travel the world around,  So where we are just let's be kind.  Not just on this - this holy day,  To celebrate His birth,  But in the days that lie ahead,  Let there be peace on earth...  '". It's time to wrap this up, so let me say  many thanks to all the kind people who sent  me their best wishes while I was laid up and  special thanks to the beautiful young lady  , who sent me a get well card.  To the wonderful staff of St. Mary's  Hospital ��� thank you for the kindness, care  and attention you bestowed on me, I shall  always remember it. Bless you all.  To all who read this ��� I wish the best  Christmas ever, and a New Year full of  happiness and prosperity.  * >a^'/ I,  JmlStPL  PENDER  HARBOUR  correspondent pneumonia. It did, however, allow him  Jqck Bachop has strange ideas about a to sample life on tho 'Inside' which is  Christmas holiday, He recently spent recorded in'Inside Straight'this week,  some time In St. Mary's Hospital being He's now healthy again and has returned  rescued from the jaws of a mild case of to what he calls normal.  by LAURIE BEEMAN  A Gibsons carver presented a second  carved Coat of Arms to Elphinstone high  school Monday. The first plaque was lost in  the fire the destroyed Elphinstone school two  years ago.  The wooden plaque was unveiled at a  Christmas assembly by carver Hans  Peterson.  About ten years ago, Lord Elphinstone of  Scotland, said that Elphinstone school could  make use of his family coat of arms in any  way it thought fit. A number of attempts to  achieve a carving of the coat of arms failed.  In 1971, Petra Peterson enrolled In grade  10, announcing that her father, having heard  of the problem, volunteered to carve the  piece.  Peterson was classified as a master  carver in Germany, spending some years of  his trade there.  Before tho unveiling of the beautiful  wooden plaque, Mr. Peterson spoke to tho  assembled students on Importance of matching mind and hand In combined intelligence. ,    ���  Both junior and senior bands entertained  tho teachers and students as woll. A difficult  piece called 'Bugler^ Holiday' was played on  trumpet by Linda Laing, Peter Black and  Robert Gore.  ���Ill  IPli  mt  "lllim ;,; ������ ""|||r '-"]|i|sis.--_ ,..JH��J||.' t���  May the Chriscmft.s Season be a  memorable nnd joyous time filled with  ,blessings nnd love for nil.  7IZI1     from    '   ZZZZI  GIBSONS HARDWARE  Doris niul Nick ftirxiy nnd nti\lf  larnour  PENhRR HARHOUR  Success in all your endeavors this New Year  Esther & Tomer  ZJtfleny, LJirlstmas  Davis Bay  %>  COHO MARINA RESORT  MADEIRA PARK  STAY AHEAD OF FATHER TIME ...  AND MAY ALL OF YOUR DAYS BE HAPPY DAYS  Madeira Park  May your Christmas tree shine with  ornaments . . . and your hearts  be bright with merriment.  We will be closed until January 6th  Ken DeVries & iScin-Ltd.^  FLOORCOVERINGS  Gibsons 886-7112  Ring the bells with  Christmas cheer, as we take a moment  to send all of you our warmest  wishes for a happy holiday and much  gratitude for your loya^ support.  Ifs been a pleasure  to serve you.  friom oil <x�� a& at  -.-j.. I- i  S-Bends, Gibsons  May the beauty of  the season warm  hearth and home.  M Fischer  SEASIDE  Davis Bay  V  'Tis the season to be jolly...  and in this holiday spirit, we want to  thank you for your generous, loyal support.  VVe'ro wishing oach of you a  vory hopPY  holiday season ns  woll ns the  host of oyorythlnnl  ^CARPET*"  CHESTERFIELD  CLEANERS  Tom & Helen Sinclair  yfom::fi*fy Z&eT^W*^ <jj?<m^ Zkve, fa "lice,  Tbtt,?&<iym &mtt\ %&&, /In*, 7>vt���& W PfyttU*  utmm> mm  next to Sunnycrest Plaza  iflPUES  Phone 886-2642  )  tt (fpL? \ ���  iU,_,,Ci  Wednesday. December 24.1975  The Peninsula Times  JESgeM  &Q��tIil  Halfmoon Bay Happenings  ���by Mary Tinkby  THRE|| ;^ISE   M^ left,  Margaret Conner, Sonya Sorensen and  Chri-rPetty, presented their gifts in the  Halfmoon Bay Elementary School  production of 'No Room at the Inn'.  To friends old  and new, Greetings  of the Season.  VARIETY STdftl  Madeira Pork  The second snowfall of the season arrived  the day before the date set for the Christmas  dinner of the Welcome Beach Community  Association. At 8 o'clock in the morning of  December 13 telephones were ringing to get a  work party out to clear the snow from the  parking lot at the hall and to set up tables. -  Volunteers .arrived from-all parts of the area.  Gerry and Sheryl Grognet couldn't get  their car onto the road, but determined to  give a hand with the shovelling, they walked  all the way to the hall from their home in  Welcome Woods. The roads remained icy  throughout the day and there were anxious  moments of wondering whether the caterer  Helen Robertson of Sechelt would safely  reach the hall with the dinner. But the fears  were ungrounded. Mrs. Robertson has been in  the catering business in Toronto and it would  take more than a few inches of snow to deter  her. She and her crew were all set to serve  dinner right on schedule. And a delicious  dinner it was too ���turkey and all the--  trimmings, piping hot.  President Alex Ellis proposed a toast to all  those who had contributed towards making  the hall the fine place it is today from the  pioneers of 1958 to the present time. Toasts  were proposed to the men by Jean Petit and to  the ladies. by-Bill Fraser. Thea Leuchte  proposed a toast to Mr. Ellis who was serving  his fourth term as president of the  association. Several new members were  introduced and two guests welcomed were  Ole Kadin who had arrived from the  snowbound Yukon to find^ refuge in a snowy  Sunshine Coast, and Ian Campbell who was.  travelling in his sailboat Buttercup on his way  from Cortes Island to his home at Sidney and  had Stopped off at Halfmoon Bay for a visit at  the Tinkley and Birk homes.  The programme presented by Thea  Leuchte displayed a wealth of talent. Marj  Morgan and Ted Surtees entertained with,  their songs, and Blanche McCrady played  'Evening in Hawaii' on her Hawaiian guitar.  Olive   Clear   presented   two   Christmas  recitations in her usual inimitable style and  Mary Brooke gave a piano recital of Chopin's  Polonaise. Ruth Forrester, accompanying  herself on her guitar, captivated her audience  with her repertoire of unusual songs, so  delightfully presented. A new discovery was  the fine voice of Roy Hill who sang 'My Wild  Irish Rose' and 'Silent Night'. Soloists for the  carol singing were Marj Morgan, Roy Hill,  "Ted Surtees, Bert James, Kay Dombroski  and Olive Comyn. Mrs. Brooke accompanied  Mrs. Morgan's songs and Mrs. Ruby Hatcher  did her usual fine performance accompanying the carol singing and the other  soloists.  For the past few weeks, a mystery at the  Welcome Beach Hall has been the handsome  new clock, big enough to be seen from the  remotest corner of the hall. No one knew  whence it came, with the possible exception  of President Ellis and he is certainlyone who  can keep a secret. But on Saturday the secret  was out and it was discovered that the clock  was a gift from Guy and Olive Clear, two of  the association's most faithful and popular  members, who were given a standing ovation.  On Decehiber 14, the Welcome Beach Hall  again resounded to the fun and joy of  Christmas celebrations when more than 50  children and 20 adults attended the childrens  Christmas party. After a show of cartoon  films the children sang .Christmas carols  during which Old Santa himself arrived. To  welcome him, the children sang another  carol, "Santa Claus is Coming to Town", and  there was great excitement as presentswere  distributed. For refreshments .there were'��*���  sandwiches, homemade cookies, tea, coffee  and juice.  The Halfmoon Bay Recreation Commission who organized the party report that it  was their most successful Christmas party  yet and express thanks to Keith Comynrthe  film projectionist, to Judy Parish for accompanying the carol singing, to Lynne  Jorgenson and Jean Trousdell for taking care  of the catering and a very special thank you to  Morgan Thompson who used his influence to  get Santa to take time from his busy schedule  to make a call at the Welcome Beach Hall.  In a schoolroom gaily decorated with  Christmas designs and make-believe stained  glass windows, the children Of Halfmoon Bay  School proudly presented their Christmas  concert to their parents and friends last  Wednesday. The thirteen children of Grades  1, 2, and 3 gave a beautiful and dignified  performance of 'No Room at the Inn'.  Mark Zuidema competently handled the  demanding role of the Innkeeper with  Adreanne Martel as his boy. Geoffrey  Grognet and Dominique Martel were  travellers. Dominique doubled the part of  Mary, with Kirby North as Joseph. The four  grade 1 shepherds were played by Danny  Richardson, Frederic Boss) Kim Doyle and  Kenny Sorensen. Margaret Connor; Sonya  Sorensen and Chris Petty handsomely portrayed the parts of the 3 Wise Mon with Billy  Trousdell as their servant. Following the play  the children sang carols in English, French.  Spanish and German, accompanied by Mrs.  Thea Leuchte with her guitar. Refreshments  served by Mrs. Bill Pallant included a large  Christmas cake, the gift of Mrs. Mary Lehman, the school custodian. In preparing the  programme, Mrs. M. Davie was assisted by  Mrs. Tinkley and Mrs. Leuchte.  The Cliff Connor family and Mrs. Mary  Walker travelled to Langley recently for the  25th wedding celebration of Peggy Connor's  sister and brother-in-law, Connie and Ralph  Smart. The anniversary party was held at the  Langley home of the Smart's daughter and  son-in-law, Linda and Ron Anderson.  The carol singers who have been entertaining dinner guests at the Jolly Roger  during the pa.st few days are the gifted  Murphy sisters, Deirdre, Sheila, Louise and  Stephanie.  Christmas greetings to all our readers and  a special Christmas get-well greeting to Mary  Partriquin .who will be spending her  Christmas in hospital in Vancouver.  ffaUlfoat  say  THANKS  and send  &ni4tmcu 0neeUet^m%  to AU  Sechelt  Distributors i  ' ���' V* Vv, <>>  Tranquility. Serenity. Peace. May these  treasures blanket this joyous season.  -Jr ���*#  MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM THE  SECHELT INDIAN BAND COUNCIL AND STAFF  |C!?4l^a��a<tf'S!?3i{9?a-^^  | et the be I k  Pf Cnrifftmaff  ring out in  joLjouff ffopg..  M  arket Ltd,  Madolra Park  , 'I.I  t   "  a,.--1,  <fnk^ptP\hPi\p{hi)i <>v       .    ���  V V    1 "   . N   ,  !'<>  '"      ��    I   M /�� ' <\.      <  I-     1. ',  ' r'     ']    .     1   I ,_ * .   s    f > i  i r ��� $ *i'  t  nu >      n��,  ,  i .  .  eaAMmU  MAY A [J. TUK JOYS OF  CHRISTMAS lib: YOURS TUROUU  KACU DAY OF TUK MW YEAR.  /ffc ELECTRONICS  Vi? and APPLIANCES  .Cowrlo St., ������.,.������,..,.., ,....���.,������.��� Socholt  885*2568  Time to put up all the trimmings  on the tree...and to take a moment  to tell our patrons that we've  enjoyed serving you during the  past year; we look forward tp  serving you again. Happy holidays!  MAN'S     .'AUTO raw  & PAINTING LTD.  Sechelt 885-9844  , . , and gladness ta  ono and all  this Christmas!  A & R  AGENCIES  In S��x.hclt  mid Glhuonn  WHAT BETTER TIME TO WISH ALL OUR  GOOD FRIENDS AND PATRONS THE HAPPIEST OF HOLIDAYS AND THE BEST OF  EVERYTHING! A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS!  The Staff and Man^ementjpf^  in  in  ij  ID  il  in   in  f'  AIRWAYS LIMITED  P.O. Box 640, Socholt ���������<���, The Peninsula Times  Wednesday, December 24,1975  ti\  w-  I.  V-it.  -������*  S3>  r  a\  ,-\  r i  1  1  /  \   I  1   *\-  ���\  \  /  i  **     -1^ a* - "\  -,   ���'l   ���*  ../ -  ������     A  - >v  s  m.   r^t -%.?  ,      ^V-    .-  * K��  S J  \\  r  "N.  J1^  r  -j  J A  i.   .j  a  Some Sunshine Coast residents will be  getting a special Christmas present ��� their  high school diplomas.        '.  Twenty-one people ranging from 19 to 49  years of age wrote the five examinations  designed by the Department of Education to  qualify adults for a Grade 12 Equivalency  Certificate.  Twenty of the participants passed all the  tests and only one failed the math-test but  passed the other four. Nobody was more  surprised over this splendid result than the  students themselves. The B.C. average is 85  per cent and the Sunshine Coast participants  scored 99 per ce-nfcr-  Some of the students signed up for the test  in order to find oi~it about their weak subjects  and the fact that they passed proves that most  adults have learned more through living and  reading than they presume.  Personal satisfaction was the reason for  four of the students for taking the tests;  almost half of them took the tests because  they are in&Hiiti& WfuHneV schooling, four  to qualify for advancement in their present  job and three hoped that the certificate will  help them obtain employment.  The General Educational Development  Tests are a series of five comprehensive  examinations in the areas of English Composition, Social Studies, Natural Sciences,  .Literature and Mathematics. The tests are  made up of multiple choice questions, and  they are designed to measure the student's  ability to understand and reason rather than  to test on facts and memory.  The next test session is scheduled to take  place in Sechelt in February and those interested are asked to register with the School  Board Office no later than February 1. The  registration fee is $5.  Individual tutoring in one of more subjects  is available every Wednesday evening at  Sechelt Elementary School, starting January  14 at 7:30 p.m. The fee is $15 for 20 hours and  $15 for three workbooks.  After the course is finished the student is  encouraged to sell the book back to the in-  * straetoFat^^txJpy.  F0r further information and registration,  call co-ordinator Karin Hoemberg, School  Board Office 886-2225.  ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL got a thorough  brightening this holiday season. After  hospital volunteers put in many hours  decorating the various wards in  Christmas themes and setting up  Christmas trees in the foyer and in many  activity rooms, other groups contributed  Christmas color. Here a group of Cubs,  and Sea Scouts from the Pender H.ar-  bour area present poinsettas to the  extended care wing of the hospital. Cubs  are Randy Cummings, Steven  Prescesky and Jeremy Thompson along  with Cubmaster Jack Vander Poll.  Scouts are Ronald King, Bruce  Richardson and Randy Banyay.  ��� Timephoto  Sechelt Village Council gave tentative  approval Wednesday to a local developer to  create a subdivision for one lot.  Len Van Egmond, owner of Suncoast  Estates, told council he needed this approval  because a church w|.s interested in pur-,  chasing what would'hstve'been six house lbts.  The one lot subdivision is on the south-east  corner of Reef Road and Marine View Drive.  Good health,  good friends,  good life.  HARDWARE  Cowrie St.,  Sechelt  mm mm&tmMM  Santa's coming down tho slopes with  holiday greetings . . . direct  from us to all of you. Hnvo a merry, cheery  Christmas! Jolly thanks loyal patrons!  \m coj  Ed Nickolson & Gordon Oliver  mm  \  From our family to  yours...wlsliesfor  a joyous holiday. Hope  It's filled with  friendly pod choor.  Wo appreciate  patronage shown us.  Pout* $466**4, (fate 'Wtevttib &Sc  4mty TfUck & %tctc 7?fa��  We sincerely wish you a holiday  season full to overflowing  with life's best. Thanks for  giving us a very successful year.  4       '    ��  *  The halls are decked with  holly and the tree is trimmed...  time to say we hope your holidays are  merry and filled with many good things!  FROM THE STAFF AT  Twin Cr@@ks Ming Supplfe;  GIBSONS  GREETINGS  Krusc Drug Store  Ltd.  SECHELT ��� GIBSONS  $x\ the spirit of the season ��� we  hope everybody has the happiest of  holidays wherever you spend it!  Your kind patronage is appreciated.  Gene. Jim & Staff of  & tire shop  "t's been our pleasure  to serve you In the past  and we look forward  to your continued  friendship. Best  Christmas wishes.  3��liy R��ger Ism  SECRET COVE  ���8*  For a Happy  Holiday Season  To All of Our Patrons  campiwLl's  SHOES   ,~,,  (Cow lo Slreet -.,,,  SecheU  Wt toitflj ta extenb our ijplitwp fxrcetliifftf  to pou anli pour family ass pou jjatljev in celebration,  QCfinnUi pou for pour lopnl support.  Ihe  PhM& dowrfe, ZW \4e4y and /%fer��  �����m  P  <M  \ Wednesday, December-M. 1S?5  tsii^sda^imtii  ���Sfo-ft:.- ,  /���  ���  -';  \  ��t  V"  \  It  J    *  I  \  J'  v,  t   ���  \  r  ,-t i  it'  4 -"1  /  /  <r  j  . \  jf*  S     ^  I     ��'  i  L- ---  s  1& ���-  N  i  rx  .r��� -u -  s  -W-'  1  Ol  I   !l  a'      ���   J  " *, i!  '/  wJ  V  \  ���'/  /  f       ' .     a-   *m  r��.        I  o  Na  //  /  *\  *.��  \  /  /  i  /  a  (\  i  .^m*  -a*  <  N/ ,  \.  I     I  i  1  bodv  In the ntw \tar wc ait. pldnninf, to get  su.ui.d hdnd fuimturt foi the lunchroom.  iiibks thiiirs (.ouchc-. ashtra\ s and a pmg-  poni' tabic  in. some of the things wt are  i     looking for Mat be \u can ivin get a stueo  ,     and a (of fee urn,' ,hi. said  ' Di\on added the < oum il was making a  ��     bulk tin bo u d fur Hit f o\ li foi the sludt nts so  bulletin  aicii t plasti red all ou i the s. hool  *     vail  Ihe piublims at the pla/a had bu.ii ut-  ..,,...��� .......      tributed to overcrowding of students at  GETTING READY to make his en-    toy soldiers in the Gibsons Elementary    Elphinstone and the lack of facilities for them  trance, Steven Jack played one of many    School operetta Mr. Grumpy's Toy Shop,    during free periods.  '       I  RECORDED for posterity, performers..  Donard   McKenzie,   Douglas   Raines,  Barne Ciuice and Jimmj Reed havev  their photographs taken i twice) as they  plav the pait of the janitors m the  Gibsons  Elemental >   Scnool operetta  Mr   Grump\'s To>  Shop    Over 450;  people came out each night to watch the  operetta Cast included 40 performers  fi om the school plus the school choir and  carol groups ��� limesphoto  w��5?k ��m  pmbl��m,B  Bj Ixiuric Buman  The  Llphinstone Stuck nt1-   Council has    K  bci n   wnrkin'   to   prcunt   the   pioblems  students are haunt, with Sunnvcie^t Plaza  nuichants b\ making the school a mere  c omfortable place td be duune. studv periods.  Elphinstone students mubt get special  permission from the .school before the\ can goto the plaza during regular school hours.  Merchants had complained of students  loitering and makint- a mess  Sui-un Dixon student council president,-  ~   �����-'������--��� n-      ,$.-.  sue! last veek the council vas working   MR. GRUMPY had to look grumpy in    principal Mrs. Elson added a few lines to  tuwaidsimpiuunajthc comfort of the student   the Gibsons Elementary school operetta    make   Mr.   Grumpy   (Marian   Mac-  O  COSTUMES were a big part of the  Gibsons Elementary School production  of Mr. Grumpy's Toy Shop. Here teacher  Doris Fuller adjssts the hat for Tracey  Hostland backstage.  'Mr.  Grumpy's  Toy Shop'   so  vice-    Farlane) grumpier.  . ^a_ _._-*.    _     ��J      '  L &  Swanson Ltd.  SECHEIT  Peace and Contentment for the  Holiday Season and Always  FABRIC HOUSE  GibrioiiH  SEW EASY  Sechelt  We wish you all  the happiness this  holy season has  to give ... peace and  joy. Kind thanks.  Sec/tet pmetmt  ��  LEWS NAOMI COUSINS  Sendihg brigfii'gQ-d  warm wisHe"s-fc)r.  ���  a glowing Christmas,  from the management  and staff of  GODDARD'S  Sechelt  & Gibsons  Merry Christmas one  and all, Hope it's ,  abundant in joy and  peace. Thanks to all.  SECHELT  BOWLING ALLEY  SECHELT  eace  I,, lH'!ii|l,,ii!fl,llii1lii��i,  " wi ii iiiimi j 11*      Is  >  ,'*Swy.M** ! ' ' ''���'   ��^t '.Irk  Ni i|i 1'I  I,.].    "n  irtpp^l l\  .f^.W^lit \\ 111 I],  ���-> lH<>y you and yoiHN l��u BioiUly  bloNN.xl |��y Iho Hplrlliial nuliiuico  uCChrlrdmari. I''nr your vnlund pntronnRn  wo (.xpnifif. fiincon. Yulollinii IIuiiiUn,  From iho Mandflomont and Sialf  PISNDE2R HARBOUR  \\   ^  ^tcw.i"0  At this holy season, may  wo take the opportunity to  wish you every blessing!  TPcut and thaw 72wlCn.  Have n Happy Holiday Season and  a joyfit 1 New Year,; Wo hftVo enjoyed  serving you in the past and hope that  wo can, continue to do so in the futuro.  , .    ,    .   AI & Dot Ptjalc  I'AJAK ELECTRONICS  S��<��H!<hi Pliisr.ti  GjIbHOIlH  Wo fiaicQ grenc Joy fit UBbIh  uBannaDsN to oiar many flrfi^naBNl  \< -'.Hi  CABINETMAKERS  "Tor|iK>li��lftayR��R��l,  '.' Seclielt"  '  885-2594  ^Ynftf^  "\  1     ,     \  ���   *  \ PageA-8  The Peninsula Times Wednesday. December 24,1975  n ..  X  * ^  \  i   i  TWO UGLY OLD TROLLS get their presented by the students of the school   classes   presented   more-traditional  come-uppance   in   the   Davis   Bay for the annual Christmas program last   Christmas fare.  Elementary School production of 'Three week. The kindergarten class presented ���Timesphoto  Billy Goats Gruff' one of several skits the billy goats story while the other  "���a-  -*���>  *     \  ��a  <�������* "a  r  j rngf'!"'' "ft  'O  "��� <  ft  ��    J.  /  f  f  r  ���a  r  i  H  fl  1 \  \  r  11  i  1-. "if  "���<  i  ���J  t^  viu  A  -  ���'  ��. -���*-*���  ��,-*-*��*  /-���        -*-    ���**-    V       _     ���Jbmmmmm  GRADE  ONE  class  of   Davis   Bay   Clause is Coming to Town'. Students Debbit Marshall, T&ia Clark, Garth  elementary   presented   the   play   'A   taking part were Erik Wagman, Tara Frizzell and Kim Simkins.  Present for Santa' and then gave their   Grandillo, Brian Dybwad, David Let- ���Timesphoto  rendition of 'Jingle Bells' and 'Santa   tinga, Michael Jackson, Cindy Keelan,  Wl*  May the spirit of.  Christmas abide with  you now and through  the New Year.  ALLSPORTS  MARINE  INC.  Glbsoni  The Blessings  o( the Season  to Our Friends  PENINSULA  ���CLEANERS  Gower Point Rond,  Glb��ion��i  It's a pleasure to greet our many  pntroiiH und wish them the very best.  from tho Marline/, family  Dnvls Bny  Wc wish you a Joyous Yule tide.  x-  IMiub.im Pnrk  Hay Your Christmas Im. filled with  faith and goodwill,  From Iho Staff of  To all our customers and  friends, best wishes far a  happy holiday.  from Ron & Judy, ond Rick &  Lorraine and-kids.  Beckett  Beauty  Salon  ELECTRIC  885-2062  Have the  merriest, most  wonderful  Christmas ever!  A.C. RENTALS  & Building Supplies  Pender Harbour  ringing ont  good wishes  lond and clear!  Mr. J.S. Wilson  LONDON  ESTATES LTD.  Sechelt  Greetings to  you and yours  from everyone  on our staff.  Sunshine Coast  Credit Union  Sechelt  Have a Happy Holiday Season '  Doug. Cooper  &  Family  885-2622  Tony Pike  ���& Family  To Our Friends and Neighbors  Terry, Steve & Dave  of  Happy Holidays io Al I of Our Patrons  May the Spirit and Joy of (lie Holiday  Season slay with you always  w  GlllBOXlB \��  3  ���XT  s '  &* -^_V_ ^-  V  c?  /  \s-r < (  Ci  '?)  L>  7  S  s  \  ^  V  /.  ^  \  a.  I  ;  ^  /'  /  I  C  L.  *S  >  m��     kill      aaAf'  y^r  rjf.  w      '  -���V  /  r  ���J '- -'  -a  ��  r .-,I"'��  .*������-*  ������  v,.v-  -4^*"  -*.*  '\  V  I    JV��  \                             -"  ^           S/>     .  ki_L_  .... Vw.i  ^ <  *'.;J  SALVAGING WHAT IS LEFT of the  Peninsula Drive-In Restaurant are  members of the Gibsons Lions Club. The  restaurant was destroyed by fire two  weeks ago. The Lions Club members  volunteered their help Dec. 14.  Section B  Wednesday, December 24, 1975  Poges 1-8  G & E PLUMBING  and HEATING  Plumbing,  heating  &  sewers  Repairs and Installations  ��� All work guaranteed  886-7638  ^M!%<$a$i<i^!-<$r>K!&^  To all our friends from Gibsons's  A uxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital. A  sincere thanks to all who donated  to the hospital fund instead of  local Christmas cards.  Chey L.  DeCamp; Marie Scott;  Sally  Thompson; Anne Burns; Dora Benn; C.  McDermott;     Mr.     H.     &     Dorothy  Steinbrunner;  Eunice  Young;   Mel  &  Irene Carey; Frank & Hilda Girard; C.  McDermott;   Dorothy   Rose;   Fred   &  Marybell Holland; Harry & Deana &  Tim Robertson; Mrs. May Lovell; Reg &  Ruth Godfrey; Hugh & Margaret Inglis;  Jim & Isabel Fraser; Bud & Jean Moore;  G & B Nasadyk; Bonnie & Bill Nimmo & !  family; Nan & Dick Reeves; Eric & Mary  Thomson; Sabina Gardner; Daisy and  Frank Bailey; Bill & Gladdie Davis; Al &  Lil Olson; Guy & Mae Winning; Doris  Drummond;   Doreen   &   Carl   Gust;  Margaret Thatcher; Don & Ester An-  dow; Mr. & Mrs. A.R. Russell; Mary &  Grove Proulx; Bob & Marg Emerson;  Ina & Larry Reid; Miss Evelyn Blain,  Lome   &   Amy   Blain;   The   Labonte  family; Albert B. Crowhurst; Mr. & Mrs.  Meuhlenkamp; Inger& Silvert Vcdoy &  girls; Ida Lowthcr; Clem Cruickshank.  Mtcheal,    Sheila.    Margaret   &   John  Kitson;   Mr.   Matthews;   Alex   &.   plo  Robertson; Helen and Bill Weinhandl;  Bob  &   Rene  Jardinc;   Terry  &   Liz  Forshner; Dec Boldcrson; Ethel & Earle  Bingley;  Mr.  Cattanach;  Mrs.  M.  A.  Jones; Mrs. A. M. Harper; Ron & Trudy  Bnba and Family; Bill, Carol, Shannon  & Steven McGlvcrn; Dick .Selma, Susan,  Brenda & Carlo"Derby; Grace Chamberlin; Ken & Diane Johnson; H. Warn;  Morris & Nnncy Nygren <Sc Family; Bud  |T1t .Nc   Celia   Fisher   &   Family;   John   <Se  Margaret McComb; VI & Harry Harris.  ���W?to 1^!i%*W(*W^!4M'^'V^'!i^   ���flaw  A Sechelt resident complaint to village  council Wednesday that h|s property had  been invaded by the village's building inspector and clerk, s-  Burnell Gordon told council there had been  an invasion of his property when the building  inspector and village clerk had checked for  construction being conducted on his property  without a building permit.  Gordon said, "if there was construction  going on, I would have got a building permit."  He also said he couldn't understand why  the, building inspector needed to be accompanied by the village clerk.  Tom Wood, village clerk, said he had  received a complaint from one of Gordon's  neighbours and that the building inspector  had acted on it?  The informer said there was construction  being done on Gordon's property without a  permit, Wood said. "The building inspector  asked me to accompany him to the Gordon  property, just in case he had a problem."  He said they found no construction on the  Gordon property and left.  '  The Canadian Building Code, adopted as a  by-law by the village, allows the building  inspector to inspect all construction in the  village.  Gordon asked Wood if the building inspector always acted on gossip.  Alderaian-elect Morgan Thompsonsaid he  thought the village has an obligation to check  out all complaints. "There are a lot of additions made without building pennits."  Alderman Norm Watson said he thought  the building inspector was not entirely objective. He said he could see no reason why  the inspector must take a witness around with  him on his duties.  Wood said if Watson knew the relationship  between Gordon and the building inspector,  he would understand.  "Personalities should not enter into this  type of thing," Watson said.  Alderman Dennis Shuttleworth said  nobody should be subject to gossipy complaints.  The complaint was simply aired, no  r^olution by council was made on it.  ���\sw  During the last three months, two groups  of 'homemakers' have attended a Basic  Training Program and 23 women have successfully completed the course.  The first group will be awarded certificates on Tuesday, December 2 at the  Health Unit in Gibsons, and the second group  will receive certificates on Thursday,  December 4 at approx. 12 o'clock noon.  The course Has proven very useful to the  homemakers who are extremely interested in  Increasing their knowledge in order to do the  best possible job for those who depend on  their help.  It Is the intention to follow this course up  with a monthly In-service lecture on any  subject considered relevant by tho  homemakers.  During tho month of October, 39  homemakers have spent 1425 hours providing  assistance to people In need. It Is expected  Fishing is B.C.'s No, 3 Industry  Tho old tlmor, to cook on an opon flro, moroly waltod until ho  had a bod of coals. Thon ho could.crotch closely and put his pan  right on tho flro.  Today, ono can sit on tho hoarth, cook fish on tho flro, and tho  fumos got lost up tho chlmnoy.  pif BUS? Bricklayer and Stonemason  885-2688  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  nonce  Extension of Office Hours  Kffw.livo Jtumiory 5, 1976 llm. officii of iImi ^uiihImiio  (.oiiMt I-U^ioiimI DiHtricl will In. opt.u lo H<,rv<i tho public  -��H foliowh:  ^ondayrr.Tues-day.,and,:Wednesday _,,���..,,    _ ,.���.   8:30 a.m.-4:00 |un.  Thursday and Friday  8:30 t\M��j^^Pi^__. ___^_   ' "'   ~" M i*<C"A.(> 7 I*i*< .HHUvy~  S<im.l^ry��rIYaiHurvr  Council learned that the cost of grubbing  and clearing the access road to the Sechelt  Junior Secondary would be approximately  $1,200.  Alderman Dennis Shuttleworth reported  there had been $2,000 worth of work done in  four and one half days but that the two loads  of timber recovered from the clearing should  fetch $800.  Sechelt council will increase the stipend it  pays to the civil defence co-ordinator in the  area.  Alderman Shuttleworth suggested Sechelt  follow Gibsons lead and increase the village  stipend to $120 per year. If the regional board  also increases its share of the co-ordinators  salary, the total salary should rise from  $2,100 to $3,600. Art McPhee of West Sechelt is  the co-ordinator.  In his report from the lagoon committee,  Alderman Norm Watson said he suggested  the committee apply to the village for funding  to conduct improvements to the lagoon park.  He suggested that the committee apply for  support on the basis that the village would  contribute $2 for every dollar raised by the  committee. The maximum raised by the  committee for which the village would contribute on this basis should be $500, he said.  Alderman Watson said he expected the  Committee on Government should reach a  conclusion within 90 days and offered to  remain as part of the committee on the  village's behalf until it terminated.  He said that committee accepts non-  elected people.  He also said he would be available to sit on  the village recreation committee if council so  desired.  Council was pleased to accept the  volunteer help.  Village clerk Tom Wood officially confirmed the LIP grant the village had applied  for had not been approved.  Wood also reported the village had  received its $30,000 grant from the provincial  government. The money came as part of the  natural gas revenue sharing act and is to be  used on road upgrading.  Wood said most of the money had already  been spent as part of the road budget.  I"  \N  ]R(��  /irjfjra.  / ^  f ronri Don Locka lodel  and family  -. ��� w����   chom>   lo   support   th����   inoi.lolly  h(in<l|cc,p|,ft.l In llm. o| card* ihla ynnr,  Do something different this year! Treat yourself to  dinner, a pro bancl, and dancing 'til ? ? ? ? ?  ��includes dinner or two, a round on the house, and  buffet table all evening!  have your choice of salads, steak and  lobster tail, stuffed baked potatoes and  garlic bread.  $M50  couple  TICKETS AVAILABLE AT: The  Parthen|>|i;|' Village Cafe,  Continental4" Coiffures,'" Big  Mac's Superette.  TICKETS MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE  the  Parthenon  Theatre /Res  Sechelr  "Tfie finest view in town  885-9769  >*  that the Homemaker Service will expand as  the population increases and as they improve  their qualifications. Hospital beds can be  utilized more efficiently when patients can be  discharged earlier because they are secured  competent care in the home.  The following homemakers will be  awarded certificates Carrie Allen, Christine  Belcher, Evelyne Black, Amanda Bond, Julie  Boser, Heather Boyllng, Betty Brown,  Margaret Brown, Ruth Couturier, Sharon  Craig, Loreen Danroth, Marjorle Gibb, Alice  Grafton, Pat Hogg, Esperanza Marteddu,  Carol McRae, Elaine Peers, Lily Reid, Emily  Stohsheln, Barbara Valencius, Pat Verhulst,  Shirley Verhulst and Pearl Walker.  Bertha Desblens from Madeira Park is  still suffering from Injuries caused by an  accident on her way to class In the middle of  November, sho will bo awarded a certificate  for % of the course successfully completed.  an convicted  of wounding  VANCOUVER - Ap Assize Court Jury has  convicted n m��n of wounding following n  knifing Incident on tho Sechelt Indian reserve  Dec. fl, 1074.  Francos Joseph August, originally  charged with attempted murdor of Clyde  Jeffries;- wn.i convicted on the lessor chn rgo  of wounding nnd remanded for sentence,  Jeffries wns stabbed i\ numlxsr of times  and Buffered ono major wound Inflicted with n  paring knife during a fight.  i  mi is ii 'i I    i a  Christmas spirit does not como In �� lx>ttl��,  Drinking bottles you up.  o  wsaa mm mm  ?  J.V'  iOUTBJWASH  17 oz. size  for relief of colds & oi  8 oz.  ergies,  MAALOX PLUS  12 oz. antacid and  antlflatulent   ACTIFED TABLETS  24's for relief ol colds  and allergies *   FERGON TABLETS  Iron Supplement  100's    CEPACOL  mouthwash,  35.2 oz. slzo ,,,  $198  mmm  100s  *1  29  $1  39  ULTRA BAN  anti-persplrant spray,  9 oz   $169  $^J  dm  19  EARTH BORN  natural pH balance shampoo, jjji  12.3 oz    ,  TOILET TISSUE $  Royalo 2 ply, 4 roll pkg   CHAP STICK  relievos dry, chappod lips  59  09  SOFTIQUE  ATH BEAD  economical 32 oz. alzo  LlUa���~ "  NEET CREAM  HAIR RECOVER  100 ml tubo,  rogular or lomon  $1169  toGGHE)^  l  0?imii^iai}(]ldHD  808RHSF  v H-  Pl  FHONI������-3231  For Rent  Birth Announcements       Personal  GIBSONS AND SECHELT  WESTERNDRUGS  ... are pleased to sponsor this  Birth Announcement space, and  extend Best Wishes to the happy  parents.    *  Obituary  DESBIENS: Bertha Yvonne of  Pender Harbour, suddenly on  December 14,-1075. Age 72 years,  survived by sons Paul of Campbell River; Gilbert of Surrey;  Roland of Princeton; daughters,  Mrs. Doella Sherk of Aldergrove;  Mrs. Gemma Taillefer of  Tiblemont, P.Q.; sisters,  Lucienne L'Heureux of Montreal; Therese Baikljacich of  Dowling, Ont.; brother, Sylvio  Frechette of Coquitlam; 18  grandchildren and 7' great  -grandchildren. Funeral services  were held Friday, December 19,  in Boal Chapel, N. Vancouver,  with the Rev. Cal Netterfield  officiating. Cremation. Flowers  gratefully declined in favor of  ���donations to^B.C. Heart Fund,  v^rangements through First  Memorial Services Ltd., N.  'Vancouver. 271-5  JOE: passed away December 13,  1975 at Grimshaw, Alberta,  Percy Desmond Isaac Joe,  formerly of Sechelt in his 25th  year. Survived by his mother,  ��� Margaret Joe; 3 brothers, Tom,  Carl and Tracy; aunts, uncles,  cousins, nieces and ��� nephews.  Funeral service was held Friday,  December 19, at Lady of Lourdes  Catholic Church, -Sechelt. Rev.  Father T. Nicholson officiated.  Interment, Sechelt Cemetery,  Harvey Funeral Home direc-  ' tors. 277-5  MACKAY: passed away  December 15, 19J5, Lily  Roberta Mackay, late of Pender  Harbour, in her 76 year. Survived  by 2 sons, John Mackay and  Robert Mackay; 3 daughters,  Mrs. Don (Annie) McNaughton;  Mrs. Lome (Betty) Higgins;  Mrs. Joe (Jean) Maw and 13  grandchildren. Funeral service  was held Thursday, December 18  at Harvey Funeral Home, Gibsons. Rev. Annatte Reinhardt  officiated. Interment Seaview  Cemetery. 278-5  GARNETT: passed away  December 18, 1975, Bertha  Garnett, late of Sechelt, in her 72  year. Survived by her sister,  Mrs. Florence Wilson of Sechelt.  Funeral service was held  Monday, December 22, at  Harvey Funeral Home, Gibsons.  Cremation. In lieu of flowers,  donations to St. Mary's Hospital  Auxiliary appreciated.        279-5  Card of Thanks  WE WISH 'to thank the firemen  and RCMP in Grimshaw,  Alberta; the RCMP in Sechelt;  the Chief Councillors and Band  Manager of Sechelt: and Mr.  Wier, Chris Burkart and  Desmond's house parents, all of  Edmonton; for their help and  concern at the time of his death.  Sincere thanks also to Father  Tom Nicholson, the Sisters of  Lejac Student Residence, the  Sechelt Indian Band and all our  friends for their prayers, expressions of sympathy, flowers  and donations.  May he rest in peace  Mrs. Margaret Joe  & family  292-5  WE WISH to thank all our friends  and relatives for their kindness  and sympathy shown to us In the  loss of our dear mother, Gertrude  Edmonds.  Shirley Laking  and Emma Edmonds  272-5  ROSS & Nora Conquest extend  sincere thanks to their many  friends on tho Sunshine Coast for  the good wishes and felicitations  given on tho occasion of their  recent marriage, i Season's  Greetings. ' ��    291-5  Personal  ALCOHOLICS.     ANONYMOUS  meetings   8:30   p.m.   every  Wednesday.     Madeira     Park  Community Unit. Phono 003-  9970. 12040-tfn  MARTYN'S DRIVING School of  Powoll River, now serving tho  Sechelt Peninsula. Ph. (112) 403-  ���^4421,aa..��^..^^_�����_^ltwai-ttn-  PHOTOGRAPHS   published   In.  Tho Peninsula Times cnn be  ordered for your own use nt Tho  Times offlco. 1-173-tf  THE eternal truth of immortality  is taught anew by the Baha'i  Faith. 'Abdul'1-Baha wrote to a  parent, stricken at the passing of  a son: "But as he has been freed  from this sorrow-stricken shelter  and has turned his face toward  . . . {he Kingdom . . . therein  lies the consolation of our hearts.  Baha'i Faith, 885-9450,886-  2078. 57-tfn  PageB-2   The Peninsula Times     Wednesday, Pec; 24,1975  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING RATES  Phone 885-3231  Published Wednesdays by  The Peninsula Times  for West pres Publications Ltd.  at Sechelt, B.C.  Established 1963  Greetings  TO THE nurses and organization  of   the   Health   Unit,   the  Homemakers and organization of  the    Homemakers,    and    the  Telephone Tree, who gave such  very efficient service to invalid  wife and self, we wish a very  Happy Christmas and New Year.  John & Dorothy Browning.  274-5  TO OUR neighbours and friends  we wish all that is good at this  festive time. In lieu of cards,  donations have been made to the  Elves Fund.  The Kampman Family  275-5  Member, Audit Bureau  of Circulations  March 31, 1975  Gross Circulation 4925  Paid Circulation 3689  As filed with the Audit  Bureau  of  Circulation, subject to audit.  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A composition charge is made for advertising accepted and put into  production, but cancelled before publication. Change from original copy when  proof is submitted to customer is also chargeable at an hourly rate for the  additional work.  Copyright and/or property rights subsist in all display advertising and  other material appearing in the edition of the Sechelt Peninsula Times.  Permission to reproduce wholly or in part and in any form whatsoever,  particularly by a photographic or offset process in a publication, must be  obtained in writing from the publisher. Any unauthorized reproduction will be  subject to recourse in law.  RUBY LAKE Motel Restaurant  under new management.  Redecorated, modern  housekeeping units.' Daily,  weekly and monthly rates. Phi  883-2269. ( 12795-tfn  MAPLE, Crescent Apartments.  1662   School   Rd.    Gibsons.  Suites,   heat,   cable   included.  Reasonable, apply Apt.  103A. 11798-tfn  GARDEN BAY, 3 bdrm. plus den  home. $225. Ph. 936-0048 or 883-  2360. 180-tfn  PARKLIKE setting, year-round  lodging from $120 mo. 1 bdrm.  furn. apts. Pender Harbour area.  Ph. 883-9027. 114-tfn  2 BDRM house, unfurn, Sechelt,  $250. Avail, immed. Ph. 885-  9521 eves. 289-5  REDROOFFS, 3 bdrm house,  unfurn. $200. Avail, immed. Ph.  885-3497 aft. 5 p.m. 286-5  HALL FOR RENT, Wilson Creek  Community    Hall.    Contact  Bonnie Wigard, 885-9403.11121-tfn  GIBSONS   2   offices.   Central.  Remodelled. Reasonable. Ph.  885-3547; 202-5  Cars and Trucks  '74 GMC CAMPER varL,V8 PS-PB  radio & stereo. Camping unit  can be removed. 885-2346.    222-5  '74 COMPACT Chev, Reasonable.  Ph. 885-3201. 145-tfn  Real Estate  Real Estate  Work Wanted  FUEL COSTS rising? We will  turn your problem trees into  firewood, $18 cord. We also fall,  top or limb danger trees. Complete cost before we start. Expert  insured work. Call us at 885-2109.  Peerless Tree Services Ltd. 85-tfn   nc  BACKHOE    available,-- -septic  tanks   sold,   and   installed.  Phone 886-2546. 10513-tf  HOUSECLEANING   and  washing. $3.50 hr. Ph 885-  wall  2943.  167-tfn  EVERGREEN      Landscapih'g.  Prune your fruit trees this  year. Book over crew now, Ph.  886-2180. 94-5  NEED a carpenter. CaU Bob  Crichton. 883-2312.,    ���., J?65-tfn  DUMP  TRUCK   and Jackhoe  avaUable. Ph. Phil Nffftblson  885-2110 or 885-2515. "55tfn  MOVING and Hauling of any  kind. Ph. Norm 886-9503.  12339-tfn  Real Estate  SECHELT VILLAGE 3 bdrm  home, 2 yr. old. By owner, 1240  sq ftplus utility rm in carport. W-  w, F-p, landscaped with garden  and trees. $42,000 firm with  existing mort. of $23,500. 10 pet.  Int. Possession Jan. 1, '76. Ph.  WATERFRONT  ��� new on market, rare Soames  Pt. waterfrontage 4.3 acres,  gently sloping to 260' of prime  beach. Older home on property.  Subdividable.  ��� High view lot on Redrooffs  Rd., 100' of beach.  LOTS  ��� Gower Pt. Rd. $14,000.  ������ Bluff, Skyline Dr.  ��� S. Fletcher Rd., $14,000 terms.  ��� Osbourne Subdivision,  Sechelt, 1 ac., great view.  ��� Hwy 101 above Soames Pt.,  $11,000 ea.  HOUSES-GIBSONS  ��� Elphinstone Rd., immaculate  new home on 2 lots, magnificent  view.  ��� Ideal family home, 1500 sq. ft.,  good view.  ��� Pratt Rd., small cottage on lot  $12,500.  ;;:.   HARRY MILBURN  886-7768  BLOCK BROS  922-3911  162-tfn  WEST SECHELT  Large lot, 2/3 ac.  High and level. $12,950  SELMAPARK  View lot, terms,  $14,900  NEW HOMES  Yes, Just Call  JOHN WILSON  885-9365  LONDON ESTATES LTD.  243-5  085-2972.  245-6  GIBSONS    commercial    block  central   corner   location,   8  rentals.       Possible       future  development. Owner. 885-  3547. 201-5  CASH   FOR   your   home   or  property. Call John Wilson, 885-  9365, London Estates Ltd., Ph.  522-1631. 242-tfn  POWELL RIVER side by side 1  bdrm duplex with full harbour  view. $28,500 for quick sale. Ph.  684-1783 collect. 234-tfn  ROBERTS Creek, Marlene Road.  Fully serviced lots. Phono 886-  7890 or 886-7700. 12080-tfn  READ THIS!  ����"  You're making a mistake if  you buy property before obtaining  our FREE catalogue.  AGENCIES ITD.  Box 128 ��� Phonos  885-2235  phono Vancouvor 609-5030  (24 HOURS)  from all the staff at Sun-coast Estates Ltd.  . . . we have a fine (.election of choice waterfrontage.  reeroational property, hornet, and acreage to ehooae  from: Our mien 'Htaff-wlU'im^ftlad'W-'aRsluyon'Uryour'  real estate, huttinest..  Davo Roberta  Evoa. Phono 005-2973  Lon or Suxanno Van Egmond  Evos. Phono 005-9603  Suo Pato  Evoa, 005-2436  Ed Dakor  Evos. phono 005-2641  Cars and Tracks ,  '73 COMET GT 22,000 mis. Over  10,000 mis. left on warranty^  plus studded snows. $3200. 886-v  7637. 191t5  "69 CHEVY Nova, Vfc, 4 spd.,  offers; '58 Volkswagen Beetle,  $250. Ph. 886^5^5. 290-t��n  '64   MERCURY   %   ton   PU,  canopy, $350 O.B.O. Ph. 886-  7988, Larry. 287-^5  '72 VOLKSWAGEN Beetle and'68  % ton, 4 spd, GMC pickup. Ph.  883-2703. 270-5   -    ������      ���    -  Campers and Trailers  '72  EDSON  8'  camper,  fully  equipped, exc. cond., asking  $^.650; also, 10 ft. f-g boat with  motor, $375. Ph. 886-9020.      264-5  Motorcycles  KAWASAKI 350 cc Enduro, like  new $575. ready for st.. Ph. 88^  2324. 248-6  Boats and Engines  25' OWENS family cruising or  sport fishing.  Appraised  at  $10,000, will sell for $8,750, also  misc. guns for sale. 885-9750  eves. 212-5  26 FT. Houseboat, FG pontoons,  FG roof, propane fridge &  stove & heater. $9300. Ph. 885-  3705. 256-6  Mortgages  Mobile Homes  , MORTGAGES  .  FIRSTS-BECONDS^THIRDS  Residential-Commercial  ar.d Builder's Loans  Available Now  CALLUSFIRST AT 92fr-3256  CENTURY21  MORTGAGE CORPORATION  (formerly Acadian Mort. Corp.)  M38 Marine Dr.  -       WestVan.  Division of  CENTURYFINANCIALGROUP    90-tfn  Come and Get It  BEAUTIFUL    black     female  Persian kitten. Ideal Christmas gift. Ph. 885-2734. 276-5  FREE puppies, small and large.  6 weeks old, white, black or  brown. Davis Bay. Ph. 885-  9450. 284-5  DOUBLE WIDES  Delivered and set up on your  property, guaranteed to be accepted by municipality. Non-  basement and. full basement  foundation plans supplied. Also  large selection of twelve wides.  For further information ,  Call Collect 525-3688  May be viewed at 6694 Kingsway,  Burnaby.  Member of the Western Mobile  Home Assoc., ,  M.D.L. 25012 8917-tfn  71MODULINE Premiere^ 12 x 60  2 bdrm. furn. utility, propane  cooking, oil heat. Ph. 886  2138. X 224-5  86=  Pets  DOG GROOMING, all breeds,  clipping, bathing, etc. Phone  Walkey Kennels, 885-2505. 12834-5  ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE  Seaside Plaza  886-2000  Gibsons  886-9121  PENDER HARBOUR  Executive Home. Architectural  design, panoramic view lot. 1%  yr. ol4 4 bdrms. Many many  deluxe features. A "must see*  listed at $95,000,  Large level treed lot on black top  road. All services. Moorage  available. Asking $16,000.  Nearly 10 acres. Level treed.  Just a few minutes from Gibsons  on Pratt Rd. $59,000.  JACK NOBLE 883-2701  ROCHESTER REALTY  (112)936-7292  151-1  MISSION POINT. Nr. Davis Bay.  2 bdrm house. Sundeck, elec.  heat, 200 ft. from water. Garage  on property. 20 yr. Paid lease. By  owner. $21,500 f .p. Ph. 885-  9951. ���:;;*   .<;; 220-5,  Wanted to Rent   SECHELT  to  Halfmoon   Bay.  Young couple need 2-3 bdrm  home. Have 2 small children. Ph.  885-9647. 268-7  GARAGE in or near Gibsons. Ph.  886-9969 anytime. 176-tfn  For Rent   FOR LEASE body shop at Powell  River, 3000 sq ft with paint  room and office. $500 month. Ph.  485-6676. 265-7  PLEASANT 2 bdrm house with  garage. Hillcrest Road, Gibsons. Close to school and shopping, w-w carpet throughout, $250  mo. Call Mr. Walsh, collect at  685-8394,9 a.m. to 6 p.m.       280-7  SECHELT. reasonable rent to  responsible older couple. Furn.  Refs. Ph. 885-9565. 281-5  WF, DAVIS Bay, lower floor of  house, prlv. ent. from beach.  Awll. immed. $100. Ph. 885-  2863. ^ ��� 282-7  ^-v  X-  L^PHY  'jmwmms,  ���MMiaiaMKK^^  BOX 100, MADEIRA PARK, B.C.  PHONE: PENDER HARBOUR 883-2233  TOLL FREE FROM VANCOUVER 689-7623  Member of Multiple Listing Service  GARDEN BAY ESTATES ���3 bdrm waterfront home, 1204 sq ft, built  1973. Cedar construction. 81'��, good, deep waterfront. Float.  Southern exposure, excellent view. $115,000.  GARDEN BAY ROAD ��� Approx 22 acre waterfront farm with approx  16 acres cultivated, fenced and diked. 8 acres + in vegetables, 8 acres  i. in grass, creek through property. 1350 sq ft barn, 11,000 sq ft  hothouse, both built 1973. $143,000, With machinery & 35'  housetraller ��� $165,000.  WATERFRONT LOTS  1. GUNBOAT BAY���Lots 10 & 11 -adjoining lots with approx 300'  deep, sheltered waterfront, approx 8 1/2 acres on Hwy 101. Lot 10 is  priced at $25,000 or buy both together for $60,000.  2. IRVINES LANDING ��� Lot 5, approx 128' waterfront, at entrance to  Lee Bay. Driveway in, fairly sheltered moorage. $35,000.  3. GARDEN BAY ���: Approx 290' waterfront with sheltered moorage,  driveway In. Good sites for several cottages on the approx 2 acres.  $70,000.  4. GUNBOAT BAY ��� near Madeira Park, Lot D has approx 75' low  bank waterfront, level and grassy. Septic tank and drain field in.  $35,000.  5. KLEINDALE ��� approx 208' waterfront, dries low water, just over, an  acre of lan,d, situa.ted on Hwy 101 at head of Harbour. $22,000.  6. REDROOFFS ��� Lot 14 has approx .86 acres and 275' waterfront at  end of Eureka Place. Fine marine view, selectively cleared and level.  Steep cliff to rocky beach. $30,000.  7. GARDEN BAY ESTATES ��� Lot 31, approx 80' waterfront, southern  exposure. Deep sheltered moorage. $39,000.  8. REDROOFFS ��� Lot 23, off Eureka Place, is large and level with 75'  of bluff waterfront. Good rocky beach and excellent view. Offers to  $18,500.  9. SAKINAW LAKE ��� 2 acres + with opprox. 100 ft. of lakefrentage.  Good building lot with south westerly exposure. Water access only.  $18,500.  LAGOON ROAD r- 1 bdrm cottage on 3.3 acres ��i^with approx 150'  lo[gppn-wqterfront. Access to main harbour at high tide. $36,000.  GARDEN BAY ��� Apprpx 1500 sq ft home, built 1963. 4 bdrms, kitchen  with built-in range and stove, large living room, dining room. Carport in  partial basement. Oil furnace. Large lot ��� landscaped and In grass.  $41,500.  SANDS ��� Approx 500' excellent low bank Gulf waterfront, 9.8  a'cres. Comfortable 3 bdrm home, stone fireplace, 4th bdrm, recreation  room and powder room on lower level. Private marine railway for  hauling boat into basement shop, $158,000.  GUN POINT���PENDER HARBOUR ��� Approx 192' waterfront,  beautifully landscaped, with 1170 sq ft 2 bdrm home, fireplace, sundeck, w/w, 3rd bdrm In lower level. Boat house with marine ways.  Westerly exposure with a sweeping view of Pender Harbour. $120,000.  SUNSHINE INN ��� GARDEN BAY ��� Situated on one seml-waterfront  acre of land with a view of Pender Harbour, Presently closed, but with  numerous possibilities for aVi enterprising purchaser. No business ���  price includes land, buildings, furniture, furnishings & equipment only.  Priced far below replacement cost, $195,000.  KLEINDALE ��� approx. 3 acres on Hwy 101, 4 bdrm unflnlshod homo,  nlco gardon area at back of proporty, $39,500.   "*  LLOYD'S STORE ���GARDEN BAY��� approx. 1.22 acres land, 800 ��  sheltered waterfront, large store building, approx, 4,800 sq ft containing gonoral store, butcher shop, offlco, stock rooms ft Post Ofllco.  Approx 370 lineal ft floats, Standard OH dealership with full lino of  marlno ft automotive oil products. Owner's 2 bdrm homo, 3 sboda,;405  sq ft shop (loasodout). $335,000 plus cash for stock In trade.  MOBILE HOMES  1. 12 x 6B 3 bdrm 1974 Glondall with stovo 8, (rldgo, Locatod In LR&B  Trallor Park, Madolra Park. Asking $14,900,  2, 24x60 1973 Safoway double wldo with 3 bdrms, family room,  range, frldgo, washer, dryor, dlshwashor ft^soptlc tank, Locatod at Ruby  Lako, $23,500, . 1  KLEINDALE ���2.33 acros of gbod, fairly lovol land with crook and  gardon aroa, Completely robullt 1,040 sq It 3 bdrm homo, w/w  throughout, Covorod porch and largo utility room. $45,000.  IRVINE'S LANDING ��� Nowly robullt 2 bdrms homo with an excellent  vlow ovor Loo Bay, W/W carpots, sundock, Range ft (rldgo Included,  Close to morlna and gov't wharf, $39,500,  MADEIRA PARK-- 3 bdrm homo, built 1974, on Harbour Vlow Road,  Approx, 1,176 nq(t, 2 full bathrooms, W/W, whlto marble llroplaco In  living room, dining room, dlshwashor, cauntortop range, built-in ovon  In Kltchon; carport, sundock, 8/4 basomont. Vory nlco homo situated  closo lo stpros, marinas ft post olflco, $55,000,  LOTS  1, BARGAIN HARBOUR ���approx 1 1/2 acres, nicely trood, secluded.  Hydro; water, septic tapkft drain field In. $25,000,  2. NARROWS ROAD ~ Good bldg lots ��� $8,000 ��� $11,000.  3.GARDEN BAY ���sorvlcod lots, somo with excollont vlow, $11,900  $18,500.  4, .SINCLAIR BAY ROAD -- somlwatqrfront lots, somo with vlow ovor  Harbour. $7,500-$l5,500,  5, MADEIRA PARK ��� sorvlcod lots, mosl with view, closo to school,  stores, P.O, ft Marinas, $8,000-$22,000.  6, EARLS COVE ��� 3 largo lots, sorvlcod with hydro, 2 with vlow, closo  to wator, $9,000.$ 11,500,  7, NARROWS ROAD ��� Approx throo quartor acre of lovol land with an  oxcollont vlow of harbour, <t00' to wator, Sorvlcod with wator ft hydro,  $22,000, ���  0, LAGOON ROAD���building lot, sorvlcod with wator ft hydro,  walking dlstanco to school, stores ft marinas, $11,000,  9. GARDEN BAY ���- 2 lovol loaso lots with good gardon soil, shade Iroo  and 10'Knight trailer, $6,900,        ,  10. FRANCIS PENINSULA ���nlco bldg lot In a popular subdivision,  sorvlcod with walor ft hydro, $9,900,  11, SANDY HOOK-���Lot 00 on Skoolnimchuqk Rd,, sorvlcod with  water ft hydro, oxcollont vlow ol Spcholt Inlot, $ 11,000,  12, HALPMOQN RAY -Lot 43 on Truman Rd, View lot with wntor,  hydro R sowor nvnllablo, $13,300,  'RUBY LAKE ���-11 9'lakofront lot wllh liirnlshod oiVb bdrm colfaoo; Roacl  nccoss, hydro, walor, Roducod to $27,000, firm lor quick salo.  RUBY LAKE     Lo) 27 ��� soml-watorfront lot wll  cess, hydro, $0,500,  ocean vlow, road ac-  RUnY LAKE .-������ Approx 120 acros ol oxcollont land, 400' wqforlronl on  Ruby Lako, approx 2600' watorlronl on lagoon, 2 houses, prnnnnlly  rented ft trailer space*, $180,000,  '  Rl/flY TAKE ��� Doluxo homo;  built   197.1 "on" npprox   I AO7" cholco"  lakofront, 4 bdrms end don, fireplace, sundock, W/W, carport, float and  large aopnrnta workshop, A bonutllul homo nnd property, $7(5,000.  HOTEL LAKE Approx 730'  cholco  Inhefront,   3 bdrm  homo,  lull  hnsomonl, roc room, 2 llroplaco*, 2 (ulhbnthtooms, hot wntor hoot,  some furniture, float ft 3 boats, Situated on approx 2 \/1 acre* ol trood  pnrk-llko lone). $85,000,  SAKINAW LAKIi ��� Appinx 2.1 acron, npprox 1250' Inhofiont. 4 bdrm  lurnlshod Panabode home, ||oa|n ft boats. $103,000,., ���,.. ,.,.,. ���   WESTMERG BAY -- NELSON ISLAND ��� A unique 40 ncro propoity will)  bolh Ssoa Ironl and lakulronl. Approx 1500' good nholloiod walailtonl  In Wostmere Bny ond npprox 223' InKalront on West Lake, Inv  provomonU consist of a good 3 bdrm homo, 2 summer co|tngo��, ap.  prox 2 nr.|o�� cleared, Hoots nnd Jeop iood to Wost lako, lull price  ",$i60,ooo': " * "" " ~ ' ~ '" |""  Xdjolnlng 4,<1 acron with nppron 1200' wainrfront could be purctwitnl  In conjunction with Ihe nbovo properly lor $40,000,  CGMONT*���;'Appr6x"353''watnrlrbhf wlllvdobpslvoltoroH moorngo on*'"  9.2 acrps of lined land. Access by trail or water. $30,000,  EARLS COVE  Q.57 ncros good Innd wllh 4S0' �� watorlronl od|nlnlng  Earls Cove porry Terminal, $93,000,  EGMONT ��� Approx 600' wotorlront od|olnlng Iho Egmont Mnrlna  Approx 7 treed ncron, Pcwed Mnple Rond runs through proporly,  $70,000,  REDROOFFS ROAD ���73' prime watorfront wllh excellent panoramic  view, 0 bdrm homo, approx 11 SO ��q It with,24 x 13 living room, stone  llroploco, all oppllaiice* nnd cnrpeln Included, $69,000,  SECRET COVE      20 acres wllh npprox 200' wnlorlrnnt wllh creek nnd  wotorlall, Older home, needs llnlohlng, Acconn from  Brooks  Rd, '  $70,000,  ACREAGE  ), KLEINDALE      npprox ft acron Irnnllng on Hwy 101, $23,000,  2, WOOD BAY - npprox 21 ncins ol nice Gull view proporly, approx  630' fronlogo on Hwy  10), $45,000,  a, MIDDLE POINT ��� \'if.9(, ocros with niejchnnlable Umber, crook ft 2  bdrm coltoge, $53,000. wllh tlmb��r, or $40,000, without Ilmbor,  4, D,L, 2392 ��� npprox 160 ocros, situated npprox 1 1/2 mlleti nbovo  Hwy 101. Accmiuhy old logolng rood, Trails and roads throughout thl*  nicely treed, nanhlo Innd, $160,000,  5, WOOD BAY      II,79 Itood ocres, I'm Holly cioaimi, has dug woii, '  (jon.l nccom lioni Hwy 101, $1)0,000,  DON LOCK  Roa. 003-2526  PAT SLADEY  Ron. 003-9019  DAN WILEY  Ros, 003-9149  OLLI or JEAN SLADEY  roa, 003-2233  T ���r  \  Livestock  For Sale  QUALITY FARM SUPPLY  All Buckerfield Feeds  Hardware-Fencing -  Fertilizer - Purina Products    -  , Alfalfa-Hay-Straw  Good Tack Selection -  Case Garden Tractors -  Rototillers - Toro Lawnmowers  We are on Pratt Road, 1 mile  south from Highway  PHONE 886-7527  11548-tfn  SWIFT FEEDS���H. Jacobson,  Swift Dealer. Nor'West Rd.,  Sechelt. Phone 885-9369. Chicken  feeds, Horse feed, Hog feed,  Cattle feed. Hay and other feeds  by order.    258-tfn  CERTIFIED    Farrier,     Hans  Berger is coming to Coast.  Contact Sunshine Farm. 885-3450.  .   994-tfn  CHESTNUT Mare, 4% yr. old  $250 with bridle. Ph. 886-7282 or  886-2058. 2394  RETREAD  SNOW TIRES  2 only 205 x 14  Radial Studded   2 only 165 x 15  Radials Studded ...  6 only 185 x 15  Radials Studded ...  2 only 165 x 13  Radials Studded ...  1 only BR78 x 13  Radial Studded   16 only F78 x 15  Plain Snow Tires...  4 only 600x13  Plain Snow Tires...  7 only G78 x 15  Plain Snow Tires...  ....$46.43 ea.  .... $34.50 ea.  .... $29.80 ea.  ....$33.00 ea.   $29.60  ....$22.00 ea.  .... $21.50 ea.  ....$25.98 ea.  Wanted to Buy  TIMBER wanted. Let us give you  an estimate. D&O Log Sorting.  886-7896 or 886-7700.        12230-tfii  For Sale  HOT WATER heating system,  cast iron, oil fired, automatic  expansion tank, circulation  pump, controls, approx. 70 lin. ft.  copper finned baseboard con-  vectors. Asking only $450 complete. Ph. 883-2269. 283-5  SADDLES, Western show saddle,  paddedfseat, like new. Cost  $560, sell|$25Q. English saddle,  complete, like new $175. Ph. 883-  2324. 2494  All above retreads cany OK  Tire's own 24 month warranty on  workmanship.  OK TIRE STORE  downtown Sechelt,  corner Wharf & Dolphin  885-3155  ���237-tfn  8   MO.   OLD,   largest   screen  Sylvania BW console TV as  new $135. firm. Ph. 885-9325 after  5. 155-tfn  2 SMALL bicycles, 1 training  wheels,   baby   high   chair,  Fawcett oil heater, large circulating fan. Ph. 885-3490.    269-5  2 SNOW tires, 078-14, near new,  $30 pr. Ph. 885-2907. 273-5  FRESH PRAWNS $1.25 lb. uncooked. Ph. 885-9882 or 883-  2326. 2534  KONICA lenses 200M 3.5F $175;  135M2.3F$150.Ph.885-  3705. 2554  "Wm ���  Let Christmab fill  !y-,A   -L*'t L.tiristmafi till   ^    ������- y^      \%\  &i(\ y��ur heart with   h, i '����� \\ P*  r?W( gladness. Thanks.   IV* P Vfe  W  * '" Sv L '/   *' -���'������?/  ��� ������      K_}\ ^r-,\t ,    j*      ��� f  m^'s^^^.  CHARLES ENGLISH LTD.  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  NOTARY PUBLIC AND APPRAISALS  Gibsons, B.C. 886-2481  This is the wish we send your way:  May yours be a Merry Holiday ���  And we also extend a big "thank you"  for your patronage.  The Big M��c family  SIG EMC'S SUPERETTE  and DELICATESSEN  Secholt  PENDER HARBOUR REALTY LTD.  (ON HIGHWAY  IOI AT fRAl^CIS PENINSULA ROAD)  wish everyone . . .  Year!  Sincerely,  ;Jt>!ra Breeir:  arid  Jock Hermon  \  For Sale  Legal Notices  EATON'S  Cowrie Street, Sechelt  PHONE 885-3525  GIBSONS OFFICE 886-7515  YEAR  END  CLEARANCE  SALE  ALL TOYS  REDUCED 40 PCT.  WASHERS  Spinwasher, Reg. 299.95 for  $279.95  Auto Washer, Reg. .369.99 for.  $339.99  Dishwasher, Reg.  399.99 for $369.99  Construction Aggregates Ltd. is  applying for a permit to cover the  discharge from a gravel; wash  plant. The discharge is made up  of fresh water, sand and silt, and  will be released 150 feet below the  surface of Thornbrough Channel.  uari  yours  Wednesday, December 24,1975  The Peninsula Times  PageB-3  ..for $39.95  ..for $74.95  ..$19.95  RADIO  AM-FM Portable  Reg.54.95r.-.   AM-FM Portable  Reg. 89.95...-   Clock Radios, 3 only    RecordPlayer $39.85  Guitar Amp $89.95  FREEZERS  18 cu. ft., Reg. 339.99 .. for $319.99  22 cu. ft., Reg. 419.99 .. for$399.99  FRIDGES  15 cu. ft. Frost Free $569.99  13 cu. ft. Frost Free $439.99  10cu,ft.2door $379.99  13 cu. ft. 1 door $339.99  MISCELLANEOUS   ITEMS  Panasonic Blenders  Reg. 89.95 for$64.98  Rototiller, 4 spd.  Reg. 349.99 spec. .$309.99  Outdoor Canopy, Reg. 26.99.. .for  $17.88  Fir Door, Reg. 63.99 ... .for $43.88  Cedar Door, Reg. 89.99 .for $44.88  Mono Door, Reg. 12.50.. .for $8.88  Bi-Fold Door, Reg. 25.99 for $17.76  Paint Spray Outfit, %HP  complete, Reg. 299.95  for $259.95  GIBSONS OFFICE: 886-7515  SECHELTOFFICE: 885-3525  285-5  20 BUNDLES of Shim shakes,  $2.50 bundle. Good for sheds,  sidewalls, etc. Ph. 886-9658. 288-5  To all his creatures,  great and small  "Peace I  from Bill & Dorothy  MURRAYS  GARDEN & PET  SUPPLIES  Gower Point Road  Gibsons  Pollution Control Branch  FileNo.AE4360  DEPARTMENT OF     ,  LANDS, FORESTS,  AND WATER RESOURCES  Water Resources Service  Pollution Control Branch  APPLICATIONFOR A PERMIT  UNDER THE POLLUTION  CONTROL ACT, 1967  (Effluenjt)  This application is to be filed  with the Director, Pollution  Control .Branch, Parliament  Buildings, Victoria, British  Columbia. Any person who  qualifies as an objector under  section 13(2) of the Pollution  Control Act, 1967 may, within 30  days of the date of application, or  within 30 days of the date of  publication in The British  Columbia Gazette or in a  newspaper, or, where service is  required, within 30 days of the  serving of a copy of the application, file with the Director  an objection in writing to the  granting of a permit, stating the  manner in which he is affected.  Those who do not so qualify may  file with the Pollution Control  Board an .objection in writing  under section 13(6), in the same  manner and time period as  described above.  1.1, Construction Aggregates  Ltd., of 850 S.W. M.arine Drive,  Vancouver, B.C., hereby apply to  the Director for a permit to  discharge effluent from Hillside  Concrete Aggregate Plant,  located Thornbrough Channel  (Howe Sound), and give notice of  my application to all persons '  affected.  2. The land upon which the works  are located is Lots 'A' and lB' DL  1482, Group 1, N.W.D., Plan  10958, and Lot 5881, Group 1,  N.W.D;  3. The discharge shall be located  at a point 980 feet east of 7'0"  cone crusher.  4. The quantity of effluent to be  discharged is as follows:  Average annual daily discharge  (Based on operating period)  2,000,000 I.G.P.D.; Maximum  daily discharge 2,600,0001.G.P.D.  The operating period during  which the effluent will be  discharged is Monday to Friday,  12 hours per day.  5. The characteristics of the  effluent discharged shall be  equivalent to or better than 20,000  mgper litre total solids.  6. The type of treatment to be  applied, to the effluent before  discharge is as follows: Outfall  ' line will be submerged to a depth  of 150' below low water.  7.1,     Mrs.     A.G.     Pressley,  secretary*treasurer,        hereby  certify that a copy of this ap-  Slication has been received by  le  Regional   District  of  the  Sunshine Coast.  8. This application, dated on the  17 day of October, 1975, was  posted on the ground in accordance with the Pollution  Control Regulations.  Project co-ordinator  >266-pub.,Dec.24,1975  Foot   Quick   Results   ;  Uso Adbriefs  .. ringing out our warmest thanks!  from Kay mid stuff  ~'K. BUTLER REALTY-LTD.  Seaside Plaza Gibsons  SEASONS GREETINGS to all of  our friends, Wc thank you for your  patronage.  The Staff nt"  tM^/*0LpifrU UrU  REAIITP  mmm.  f,fftej  sitUnm.  BY MAURICE HEMSTREET  ���'   ',"���'     ��� , 'a  Hi, there, fellow square dancers. Pull up a  chair and bend an ear as the first part of the  75-76 Square dance season comes to an end  with many memories, much laughter and a  lot of f tin had by all. ���#'  On December 12, with the snow snowing  and the wind blowing, I went up to the hall  early to make sure that we could make the  hill. There was only about aninch of snow and  I had no problems at all. After getting my  equipment set up, checking the weather again  and finding still only one inch of snow, I  phoned good old Harry at Gibsons to say that  the hill and road was no problem. Then I went  about learning a new round dance and the  next thing I knew, up the hill came the first  load of square dancers. Kind of ornery  looking lot and when I asked what the  problem was, they said, "Look outside." I did  and what I saw was show good. Yeh! about  six inches of the white stuff had landed while I  wasn't watching. To make a long story short,  those who didn't make the hill, parked down  below and walked Up. Its the first time I have  ever put on six pair of glasses (they wouldn't  hit a fellow with glasses on, but just the same  I wasn't taking chances.) Anyway, about  three sets turned out and after telling each  other that only an idiot or square dancer  would come out on a night like that, a good  time was had.  The Country Stars next square dance will  be New Years Eve, at St. Hildas Hall in  Sechelt, 8:30 p.m. or whenever a set is  squared up on the floor, 'til? ��� and all square  dancers welcome if you are in the area, fun  for all and all for fun, sorry, no booze, if the  caller has to stay sober, so do the dancers.  The Country Stars will be back at The  Sunshine Coast Golf Club Hall to. start their  second half of the square dance season Jan. 9,  1976, sorry, same old callers, same time. "IJET'S SEE, that's two kilos of hay $32, .1 noticed your reigns were kind of worn  Travelling square dancers welcome, why not one ]^eT 0f water j0egjjf ^g^ foe hooves so I installed some real fine plastic ones  come and join us. $3 39> cleantheantlers$5i)3.'. .Oh yeah,    W just got in. There were only.    "  Twas the night before Christmas, I had a  great thought,  '���     To ALL of our friends, a really great lot,  I climed to the roof top, bellowed a  CHEER,  To all a MERRY CHRISTMAS and a  HAPPY NEW YEAR.  ��� �����  ���aPPT""^f-^  r*nw��w(��w  ���fm-JjV'ft^JVi,Jwj..'Bi-|B  Squaringly Yours  Peg and Maurice Hemstreet.  *  ���  it.lm.imkimmm',MAMmii��**!f������Mtfli���gll Jfc.. ���ArfMHrtUnSWflrta  Contribution to the annual British  Columbia Christmas Seal Compaign totalled  $106,500 as of December 18, down from  $445,000 on the same date last year. The  Campaign, which was delayed more than,  thirty days by the national postal dispute, last  year realized contributions totalling $553,360.  The target for the 1975 Campaign, now  underway, was set in May at $600,000, but  B.C. Tuberculosis-Christmas Seal Society  officials4 now feel that unless there is a  dramatic change in the response pattern in  the next few days, this figure will not be  achieved.  Contributions to the Christmas Seal  Campaign are used to combat respiratory  diseases including emphysema, asthma,  chronic bronchitis and tuberculosis. This is  accomplished through programs of public  and professional education, medical research  grants, patient rehabilitation, assistance in  the construction of medical facilities,  equipment purchases for medical schools and  hospitals, and free chest x-rays for the public,  Christmas Seal officials are now  evaluating program priorities in the event  that the target Is not reached, and changes  become necessary.  The Christmas holidays have arrived!  This is a time for visits with friends, and-  family reunions. Food and drink play an  important part in these happy gatherings.  And so, during the holidajPseason, we tend to  increase bur consumption' of "non-food"  items ��� pop; chips, candy, and .super-sweet  baked goods. But festive foods can be  nutritious as well as delicious as the recipe  below for Banana Nut Squares demonstrates.  Take a minute to look over the recipe before  you read; .on.  ��� If you look at the ingredients, you will see  foods from each of the four food groups. You  will be reading more about the food groups in  later articles. For now, all I will say is that  this recipe contains yogurt from the milk  group, eggs from the meat group, bananas  from ttie fruit and vegetable group and whole  wheat flour from the bread;^roup. The whole  wheat flour, soy grits, pej^juts and sunflower  seeds combine to increase the protein value.  So don't change the amounts and don't leave  anything out.  The raisins are optional but they do make  th6 squares extra special. I should point out  that ttie dental profession is warning against  raisins as snacks for children. This is because  raisins are sweet and stick to the teeth, increasing the chances of cavities. If you make  these bars for cavity prone kids or for  children who do not brush their teeth as well  as they should, it would be wise to omit the  raisins.  If you have young children, they will love  to help with the baking. My preschoolers have  great fun pouring in the ingredients and  stirring the batter. All I have to do is the  .measuring. (And the cleaning up!) Baking  with your children is a good project for a  rainy, "nothing to do" winter afternoon.  Serve these spicy banana nut squares with  hot chocolate for a perfect holiday treat.  Banana Nut-Squares  Vh C mashed ripe bananas  % C plain yogurt  y4 C oii  2/3 C honey  2 eggs  y<j tsp almond extract  2 C whole wheat flour  Vt C soy grits  2 tsp cinnamon  Y4 tsp ginger  Vz tsp nutmeg  1 tsp allspice  Vz tsp salt  1 tbsp baking powder  1 tsp baking soda  % C chopped peanuts  2/3 C sunflower seeds  % C raisins  Method  1. Combine the bananas, yogurt, oil, honey,  eggs, and almond extract. Beat well or put in  the blender for a minute.  2. In a separate bowl stir together all the  remaining ingredients. Stir in tho banana,  mixture. Stop stirring as soon as the two  mixtures are completely combined.  3. Pour the batter Into two oiled 9" x 9" pans.  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 to 35 minutes  or until a knife comes out clean.  1  i^'J1  We thank all of our loyal  patrons and wish everyone a  Vefy^Merry ciirjstrtias.  jhun all Hf>"> tH    . ,r.  The Parthenon  7VilKigo CuftiT  ��� tln> Ytltaiie CW<. will close l)v    nlwr  . ,i s     22 ami w . i<n In t/in Nmv Ymr *  through #utf  "...,_.,. A Merry Christmas   to Alt and to AU a Goodnight!"   ^:::MA"RINE - -  MEN'��WEAR  4  '     TI  I /  PageB-4  The Peninsula Times  Wednesday, December 24,1975    N  v  V  Early in December, a group of nearly 40  people got together to discuss the potential for  cross country skiing on the peninsula. They  ranged widely in experience, but all were  interested in finding out more about this  Nordic sport.  '. Vincent Bracewell gave a brief history of  cross country skiing and discussed the kind of  equipment needed by the skier. He displayed  skis, boots, and'poles as well as the waxes  which are applied to the ski base. Proper  clothing and miscellaneous gear such as  pack, extra ski tip, and sno-seal for boots  were also shown to the group.  Wayne Greggain, president of the local  Tetrahedron Ski Club, was present and he  informed the group of the club's current lack  of activity. The club owns a snow cat which  was badly vandalized and is no longer in  operating condition. A dwindling membership in the club and difficult access to the  snow have temporarily closed the club.  The group decided that one way to make  skiing available on the Sunshine Coast would  be through club action. It was decided to  reorganize the Tetrahedron Ski Club for both  crosis country and downhill skiers. A meeting  for this purpose is to be held January 20,7:30  p.m., at Robert's Creek Elementary* School  Kindergarten. At that time a new executive  will be formed. Some of the topics the new  group will be concerned with are access to the  mountains, lessons and equipment rentals,  group*outings and the possible purchase of a  snowmobile.  ^-..  ^  ' a ���' v_ *  If you're  out of shape,  you're out  of the running.  ��2-  PdRTiciPDcnoni  Fitness. In your heart you Know it's right.  i  I  Small Ice  Wed.  Thurs.  Fri.  Sat.  Sun.  Mon.  Tues.  Arena  7:00-12:00  2:00- 4:00  1:00- 4:00  2:15- 4:00  2:45- 4:30  8:15-10:15  2:45- 4:30  7:00- 8:45  2:45-"'4$jj,  7:00- JM'5  free skating  free skating  public, skating  public skating  public skating  public skating  public skating  public skating  jjubllc skating  paWjc skating  Large Ice Arena  Wed.  Thurs.  Fri.  Sat,  Sun,  11 'Mon:  Tuos.  7:00-12:00  2:00- 4:00  1:00- 4:00  12:30- 2:00  2:15- 4:00  6:30- 8:30  1:00- 2:30  .2:45- 4:30  8:15-10:15  2:45- 4:30  7:00- 8:45  2:45- 4:30  7:00- 8:45  free skating  free skating  free skating  figure skating  public skating  adult skating  figure skating  public skating  public skating  public skating  public skating  public skating  public skating  By Laurie Beeman  Elphinstone Cougars blitzed St. Pat's 95 to  61 in Vancouver Dec. 13.  High scorers for the senior boys basketball  club were Dave Lamb with 22 points and Ken  Hincks with 16.  One Cougar player was late for the game  because he got caught up in the snow storm.  After the game Cougar coach Gary Gray  said the scoring was very spread out, with  most of the team adding points to the  scoreboard.  "Our team didn't play a great defensive  game but we executed the fast break well and  took a lot of easy .baskets," he said.  Dec. 16 the Cougars beat Howe Sound  Secondary in Squamish 97 to 77. At one point  during the game Elphinstone. had a lead of 30  points.     *,..;,.���  High scorers in that game were Dave  Lamb and Trevor Swan.  Coach Gray said the Howe Sound team  was young and would be much improved by  next year.  About his own team's efforts he said  Elphie was capable of much better play and  that he was looking forward to more competitive games. He also complained about the  quality of the refereeing.  On Friday Gray's team got the competition they were looking for but allowed  Port Coquitlam Secondary to upset them 85 to  .77. -:f|/  ���i. The Cougars|trailed throughout most of  the game by foitr' points.  The Elphinstone senior girls basketball  team didn't fare as well as the boys team  against Howe Sound.  They whomped Elphinstone 23-11.  The Squamish team had the lead for the  whole game. At the half they were ahead 17-2.  High scorers for Elphinstone were Cyndie  Grafe with eight points and Colleen Kurutcz  with three. '  June Wilson, Elphinstone girls coach,  stated the girls have to practice more accurate shooting.  "Our offense is weak and definitely needs  Improving," she said.  The girls team suffered their second loss  of the week when Port Coquitlam topped  them 43 to" 21.  USE CHRISTMAS SEALS  Bankof Montrea  Gibsons  886.2216    ;\,.  Socholt  005-2221  Madolra Park  883-2710  -CLARIFICATION-  Subsoquont to tho aclvortlsomonl appearing In tho Docombor 3rd  edition, clarification ahould bo mado of tho torm   UTILITY AG  ��� COUNT1.-������������^m~~~^-m��m~*m.��~~~*~~m-~--~ ^...������,a..,..,..���..,���_..OT,W.  Thla oxcMoa all paymonta made to B.C. Telephone., for which thoro  Is a ton cont commission charge     -vK  Mlko Johns,  Accounts Manager  ��� Ait��m<mkAi1m,t)rim'  IMWilSMWwra  ^��W��M!^^  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  Change of fleeting Date  Tha Docombor mooting of ino Sunshlno Coast Roglonal District  Board will bo hold on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30th, 1975 In tho Board  Room of,Iho Dlatrlct Ofllcoa, Socholt at 7 -.30 p.m.  ....., _  ,   | Mrt..| A.G. PRESLEY  Socrotary-Tronsuror  ��lL;,-^;;;.7..iWigiif����^  .IjfiaWsss  fffllMJ  J  V -  Sechelt News Notes  mJ-  )  I  ONE OF MANY truckloatfs of Christmas  gifts .and hampers of food were delivered  to homes on the Sunshine Coast by Elves  Club volunteers over the Christmas  season. The club members gathered,  bundles and distributed 92 hampers of  food and gifts for 92 families between  fton&cb Si  ii  \      _     .  .���   l*&!m\i  Port Mellon and Egmont. All work is  done by anonymous volunteers.  Recipients are chosen by the Department of Human Resources and only the  number in.the family and the ages of the  youngsters are known to the Elves Club.  ��� Timesphoto  More than 900 people took part in the fall  continuing education program.  In a report to the Sechelt School Board,  continuing education co-ordinator Karin  Hoemberg said 904 people enrolled in the 62  courses offered.  In her report, Hoemberg said enrolment in  recreational activities increased over the  previous year and said the availability of  Elphinstone gymnasium was a major factor.  "The pressure for gym time is bigger and the  facilities in Gibsons and Sechelt are utilized  as much as possible," she said,  "Recreational programs and courses  designed to give adults new or improved  skills are increasing in demand."  Looking toward the 197.6 Spring program,  Hoemberg ��� said, "A Peninsula-wide campaign for fitness is planned for the Spring in  co-operation with Action B.C. Contact has  been made with Canada Manpower, Special  Program Division, Vancouver, regarding the  possibility of establishing relevant training  programs and basic skill development  courses for disadvantaged adults."  The need for academic and carrier  programmes is increasing and cannot be  satisfied presently because Capilano College  is not prepared to sell courses at cost price,  she said.  "Among new courses are basic drafting,  WEDNESDAY LADIES, Dec. 10, 1975  Three beautiful games were rolled today  by Cauleen McCuaig, 251-219-266 (736);  Barbara P. 226; Betty Morris 187-215-214  (616); Lil McCourt 254; Terrl Gairns 216;  Phyllis Hanford 203; Jean Gray 203.  WEDNESDAY LADIES, Dec. 17, 1975  Lynne Pike 225; May Walker 204; Harriet  Duffy 205; Cauleen McCuaig 203; Hazel  Skytte 192-344-233 (769); Marg Maedel 205-212  (577); Veronica Placo 2.33; LU McCourt 200;  Betty Morris 232.  COMMERCIAL  1,-arry Hewlett 280; Tina Hunter 245, 208,  238 (691); David Giampa 212, 235 (645); Don  Caldwell 284,227 (649); Sam MacKenzie 230,  210 (626); Fern Moslor 219; Lola Caldwell  215; Andy Henderson 253, 225; Mol Butcher  232; Tom Crolghton 230.  MIX AND CHAIN  Glen Clnrk 270,207,200 (677); Tina Huntor  213, 202, 200 (615); Mike, Johnson 222, 201  (600); Losllo Fitch 271; Ron Watts 249; Doclo  Bryant 222; Kitty Clark 206; Judy Mnthon 212,  T200;��Poullno Griffith 200; Bubbles Crclghton  205.  TUESDAY NIGHT LADIES  Brenda Siebert 280 (618); Pat Wing 224  (564); Shelly Jager 223 (541); Margo  Nicholson 214 (667); Noll .Inner 220 (650).  PENDER HARBOUR  John Biickrldgo 279 (750); Cheryl Marvyn  301 (648); Mol delos Santos ?,63 (052); Cbarllo  Hnuk'n 202'(632); Bill Cnmoron 261 (641).  interior design, training programs for  volunteers, massage, nutrition and  houseplants. A total of 70 courses will be  offered in the spring program," she said.  The course With the most people enrolled  this fall was Badminton I with 40 participants. Keep Fit 11 had 31 participants, the  law course had 30 and the power squadron, an  affiliated course, had 25.  Readers Right  Season's Greetings  to area Seniors  Editor, The Times  Sir: On behalf of the members of Branch  38, OAPO Gibsons, I would like to extend  Christmas Greetings to Senior Citizens  Association members in Sechelt and district.  To Mr. and Mrs. Emery Scott, the  executive and members of Branch 69, I extend heartiest Christmas greetings and  congratulations on achieving your objective  in getting your hall. You all worked so hard to  get it and I hope you all have happy times in  it, as I am sure you will.  Once we get our building done down here,  we will be able to get together more often,  which I think will be good for all of us. ��� ���<, ���  Trusting you have a very successful year,  and hoping to visit you one of these days in the  near future. Best wishes to you all.  Jim Holt,  President,  Branch 38, OAPO  Gibsons  The Royal Canadian Legion Sechelt  Branch 140 were hosts to 15 patients from the  Extended Care Unit of St. Mary's Hospital.  They certainly know how to throw a party,  with the Legion Ladies providing the refreshments. Santa Claus arrived with a sackful of  beautiful gifts, a few. nights earlier just to add  io the Christmas party.  Mrs. Lillian Peters, Activity Aide had seen,  that everyone was decked out in their best bib  and tucker. Early in the day Volunteer  Hairdressers set and curled then combed out  the coiffures, the party dresses were hung out  in the air to make sure there were no creases.  In fact the second floor had the feeling of a  girl's college, pretty dresses and excitement,  everyone looking forward to the evening  festivities.  Master of Ceremonies was Harry Capey,  he had the pleasant job of introducing Adam  McBride df Roberts Creek, Adam, a musical  master on the organ playing many popular  songs. He also accompanied a vivacious lady  who I haye long suspected of hiding a great  talent for entertaining. Mrs. Mary Harrowell  sang and entertained royally sharing this  talent with the happy patients. Way to go  Mary, let's hear more from you.  The Hospital Staff, including Mrs. Ellen.  Bragg, Administrator, Mrs. E>ana Kearney,  Nursing Supervisor plus quite a few more.  Some specially on hand to keep their every  watchful eye on the party going patients.  The Mini-bus with driver John Bunyan and  John Lewis saw everyone got there and back  comfortably.  Many relatives joined in the fun, Chris  Smith thought it was such a grand group that  he treated all the patients to Champagne.  Music for dancing was provided for by Wes  Clark, Herb Ebach, Rod Lizee and Harold  Aubin. This was another memory to be talked  over again and again in days to come.  Mrs. Pixie Daly of Davis Bay is delighted  to have her son Sean with his new bride,  Carmen home for Christmas from Honduras.  Sean works m mining, he has been in El  Salvador and San Pedrosula, and will be on  the Peninsula for a month, Carmen finds our  climate very cbld but perhaps the warm  welcome will help her to withstand it. Sean's  father, John met them at the airport on  Thursday..,  .......,      ,.������.���...���..*, ,?,. ,...,  Families are getting together gradually,  home for the Christmas holidays is Harry and  Doreen Jenkins son, Lt. Paul Jenkins from  the Armed forces in Halifax. Joining Paul and  his family from Halifax is Miss Jean Mac-  Farlane also from Halifax, their visit will be  for three and a half weeks.  Friday the 12th, before the snow fell, our  Muscovy Drake disappeared^ the thought was  a coon had taken off with him as one had got  our duck. The strange thing was he was gone  and no trafks in the snow so it must have been  earlier in the day.  Feedman, Harry Jacobson came up with  the observation that "Michael" had taken off  .for warmer climates with the cold front  moving Jn. ,This is a distinct possibility,  however^he|iiasnot done muchflyinglately  so his flight will be a slow one with possibly  many stops on the way. We hope he makes it  South and returns in thaspring. If he stops on  your doorstep treat himuandly, mainly black  in color with white feather%*nterspersed, a  white neck with the musco^ired whattley  stuff over the head and nec^|(|'  Roy and Lenore Nygren|(pWilson Creek  returned Thursday night from a wonderful  holiday in Hawaii. They were met in Seattle  by daughter Joanne and friend Rene  Openesky. Luckily they were t\o\ fogged in  there.  Staying with daughter Tiny and Earl  Hughes, not far from the beach at Walkiki,  Roy .and Lenore were there just in time to  catch the last of a three day rain storm, the  PEGGY CONNOR 885-9347  heaviest in ages. The moisture was needed,  however, for they Had just had quite a dry  spell, but from then on the weather was  tremendous, sunny and warm. They felt only  a slight tremor from the big earthquake on  the big island.  Roy was much taken with the huge trees,  logging for years this is natural but the  variety of the big trees and the different  shapes is something else again.  There was a specially big surf at Sunset  Beach so they had the thrill of watching the  surfers on the massive waves, a real thrill.  Son-in-law Earl Hughes making a great  name for himself musically, in Hawaii, he left  the day after Nygren's departure, for Nashville where he has been asked to make a  record singing his own compositions, Earl is  moving up fast, wowing people all over.  Another local group mat are just starting  to sing professionally, are the Murphy girls,  Deidre, Sheilagh, Louise and Stephanie, they  have been heard many times at the hospitals  both here and in Vancouver and many other  places.  They are now singing during the dinner  hour at Jolly Roger Inn at Secret Cove, a pre-  Christmas treat for diners at the Inn, and  very well received with their excellent  singing voices. Good luck girls.  Merry Christmas everyone and Happy  New Year.  ���  What happened  to Pearsall?  Editor, Tho Times  Sin Might I be Indulged one Christmas  wish?  My wish Is that someone would toll mc  what ever happened to Jack Pearsall? Not  that I want him back, mind you. I'm surehe's  qulto happy whoro ho Is, where ever that Is'"  and there la no difference between not having  him around and having hhn around; but I  am n llttlo curious hh to whero ho Is.  Ho could bo In trouble or something. When  was tho last tlmo anyono saw him? Docs ho  really exist?  Is there a possibility that he's off  somowlioro taking MP los,sona? I hopo so.  "ixjt ti.s nssumo ho is Rtiirin ottflwett's"  probably not safe to *lo even that, but 1 think  that If ho didn't show up for work occasionally  douicono might miss him thoro and report  him missing. Perhaps no ono there has  noticed ho'ft gone either.  What wo should do Ih plan oomo official  function ami nnk him to cut tho ribbon, WU  prolmbly. show up for that, If ho still exists.  D.G, Carson  Roborts Creek  The Women's Centre  'r  wishes you  a very Merry Christmas  ... nnd wc hope  you'll drop in during  the new yenr, We nre  open daily Irom  9 n.m. to 9 p.m.  nnd we're located In  the former Red Cross  building behind  Roberts   Creek   Post  Olllco.  phono   ,���''."  88.5-3711  GIVE YOUR WIFE A  RENT A CAR FOR CHRISTMAS  24 hour service  host mm a cm  885-3201  CHRISTMAS  GREETINGS  TO ALL OUR  FRIENDS  In lieu of Christmas cards, the fallowing  have donated to the Sechelt Auxiliary to  St. Mary's Hospital Memorial Fund,  .Annettes. &   Werner   Richter;   Jeanne  tear;     Gordon,     Maureen,     Sharon,  Kathleen, Nadine Hall; Louis & Phoebe  Hanson; Ken & Sandra Sneddon; Billie  Steele; Julie & Len Clarke; Mark Steele;  Helen Dawe; Dr. & Mrs. J. Vosburgh;  Doreen    &    Harry    Jenkins;    Garry,  Roberta, David, Jeffrey & Denise Foxall;  Tove, Frode & Penni Jorgensen; Verne,  Shirley, Jimmy & Tanya Wishlove; Lotti  Luxton,   Eric  &  Barbie;  Kay  Purdy;  Madge Hansen; Bob & Leola Hill; Ruby  Osborne;  Faye & John  Lewis;   Hazel  Skytte; Oskar & Olga Johnson;  Mrs.  Mary Walker; Sonny & Audrey Benner  & family; Manford & Marion Cook; Les  & Polly Chamberlin; Alan & Rosa Swan  &   family;   Gerry   &   Lynn   Wellard,  Marna,  Heather  &  Darcy;  Lionel  &  Cauleen McCuaig, Brent, Shelly & Lim;  Chuck & Muriel Eggins; Mrs. Yvonne  Eggins;    Bob,   Jean,   Carrie   &   Bill  Trousdell; Eric, Bonnie, Karin, Carta,  Guy, Mark & David Paetkau; Mel &  Doris & Brent Housley; John, Bobbie &  Kelly Bodnerak; Ed & Celia Messner;  Charlie   &   Margaret   Humm;   Ernie,  Marie & Carl Montgomery; Charlotte  Jackson; Art & Mary Redman; Jack &  Lee Redman; Elsie & Leo Johnson; Ada  Dawe;   Mrs.   Grace   G.   Ryall;   Josie  Reid;  Dalits &  Bill  Arnold;   Dorothy  &   Charles   Carter;   Betty   &   Charlie  Monk; Maxine McNeil; Harris & Erna  Cole;   Rocky  St.   Mary   Henderson   &  family; Mr. & Mrs. T. Biernacki; Peter  & Mollie Smith; Wilf & Grace Wilsher;  Cliff,    Peggy.    Mary    and    Margaret  Connor; Marj & Jack Morgan; Eve and  Orv Moscrip; Ed & Anne Ronnie; Phil,  Elsie Nicholson Heather & Jimmic Tony  & Lynne, Trevor & Jennifer Pike; Roy &  Jessie Lldstrom; Nellie Whaites; Mildred  Whittaker; Norm & Mnrgnret  Burley;  Rene Lawrence; Mr, & Mrs, G. Craig;  Sylvia & Jennifer Jones; Ivan, Eileen &  Jimmy Smith; Don & Hn/.el Madden;  Chris Ward; lirmln & Harry Robertson;  Chris Crucil; Mary & Joe Mellis; Ted &  Bnrbnrn Gough; Dick & Pearl Klngnn;  Mr. & Mrs. Lew Bnldwln;  Wnltcr, Irene,  Julian & Mnry        - ��"  Burtnick |   Mrs,  Mabel Bllgh, ,  -"f"*"  Holidays To Hawaii ��� * ��� Mexico, ��� ��� Qaj^^^  Florida ��� ���, Disneyland ;. ��� Reno l^T^m   -MlHfc  Representing "'SuriflighV^II-Fun,"  Funseekers, Redwing,JCAT Tours, World Tours  (Graduate Canadian Travel College)  Dental Blk.  886"2855  Gibsons  i _ , , , , ajib ��� ���. - .....^, ,   ^appp Mtto ��0ear  ' ���������- ��� -    f rom tlje    ��� - --���  Catft anb Crete of t\)t pBeat(jcamkrtf ::������, )-i;~A.}-:,   "*3\r?y   VU:;-*'  *  ���\  %*  a.   i    r  ?   h  m,  �� a i  *��� J       a  *     J>"  V  y  ���r  |V.f a  I  ^  V  f        fa   �� J  r        K  I  's  V  -5  'A  u  "*���>  *    .1  \r  m  ,  *s*  f    *  -I.  ����*.  'Sif  J*'  ��   V  �� .a.  M,  a-k>   '  ��?���>*  *5fr*  ���\  ,a>'. ���*���  Ita^V  ^  .A  I*  ���s��\,  ��a%  Vj^  ,a,MM  ti.  ���r  \^  s:  ><**���  ''_^-a  y  \K  1    �����  w  f  *<  a��* *  4  ��  5  V  >~. ^  t  1  /i  \  *������*  <  j��Vv  f Iff  -     *  ���  T  ��������.  i%\*  ' -\  .���i  yp *,  ��  *. -���  ���k^-a.  LLM.  '%n  :   4  ^���i-  t'  .-^  Taav!!!Sffl*��ui!-N*>._  .'. I  * jtfufcU^iliilliilfwFMJlfj.WMn-f  SARGEANT'S  snowfall. This  BAY after the Dec. 20  photo was taken from  Redrooffs Road.  Peter Townsend, the innovative guitarist-  composer and mastermind of The Who,  describes "Tommy" as something of a  microcosm of humanity. "We all havo this  self-imposed deaf, dumb, blindness. Tommy  feels everything simply as rhythm and  vibrations. Everything Is music to him. If you  can't sec or hear, touch must come totally  A special warm  Season's Greeilnn to  all those people I have  met while welcomlnu  them as newcomers to  the Sunshine  Coast,  Acc Stem***-  Welcome Wagon Ho��lcs��  alive, and that's the pinball of It."  "Tommy" came out for The Who at a time  when they were almost thinking about  disbanding because of finances. "All thoso  'tax matters," mutters Townshend, About this  same time, the group's dynamic appearance  at Woodstock and in the film made of the  festival, mado them more popular than over  In this country.  Despite the known "artistic  disagreements" within the group, the last of  which resulted in Daltrcy knocking out  Townshend, Tpwnshcnd's futuro Is  Irrevocably linked to The Who, Tho Who,  Indeed, Is tho only major group to remain  together for ten years.  Townshend, long considered rock's  favorite troubador of teenage trauma, Is now  pushing 30 nnd thinking of now directions.  "I'd llko to do something crazy, explosive. I'd  llko to meet tho spiritual Ishuq head-on, nnd I  don't ovon know If lt wiU bo rock 'n* roll," ho  ,,sny8..,,,.���,,�����.,,^���.,..,,���^^^  Christmas and Holiday CBC specials include a unlikely radio version of Dicken's A  Christmas Carol ��� the cast stars: Mme  Benoit, Pierre Berton, David Crombie,  Foster Hewitt, Juliette, Red Kelly, Judy  LaMarsh, Allan McFee, Mitchell Sharp,  Patrick Watson and Max Ferguson.  This unlikely team can be heard on the  Judy Show on Christmas Eve.  In the evening at 9 p.m. the Winnipeg  Mennonite' Choirs.   On   Christmas   Day  Maureen Forester will give a special recital  of Christmas songs from around the world at ,  6:10 p.m. In the afternoon a Christmas  programme from the BBC, England. There's-  Hansel and Gretel from the Metropolitan'  Opera on Saturday, December 27. For New  Year's Eve music with Allan McFee and  January 5 for the Ukranian Christmas the St.  Vladimir's Orthodox Cathedral Choir and the  Youth Bandurist Ensemble.  Wednesday, December 24  y    Jucly ��� 9:13  a.m.  special  radio  ���  production of Dicken's A Christinas Carol. -���  Concern��������� 8:03 p.m. ��� a special Christmas  fpa<|aage full of surprises. Chxjsfcpa^;..^..jii,.,...  Wih^peg's Elmwood MCTmonite ChlirS ���  9:00  p.m.  ��� The   40  voice  Mennonite  Brethren A Cappella Choir and the 150 voice  Oratorio Choir with the Winnipeg Brass  Ensemble. Country Road ��� Special country  and western Christmas. _t  Thursday, December 25  a Queen's Christmas Message���9:05 a.m. A  BBC Christmas package ��� 1:03 p.m. a  collage of music, poetry, stories, hymns and  prayers from London, England. Music of Our  People ��� 6:10 p.m. ��� Maureen Forrester  sings Christmas songs from around the  world. Themes and Variations���8:03 p.m. ���  Part 1. Canadian Brass. Part II ��� The Order  of Good Cheer, a ballad opera based on a text  by Louvigny de Montigny with music  arranged by Healey Willan. Part III���Jean-  Marie Londeix ana Paul Brodie,  saxophonists. Sonatas by Teleman. Jazz  Radio ��� Canada ��� 10:30 p.m. ��� Musical  profile of trombonist Rob McConnell.  Friday; December 26  Canadian Concert Hall���2:30 p.m. Part 1.  .Brandon University Chorale with Brass  Ensemble, Carols. Part II. CBC Winnipeg  Orchestra, Overture to Hansel and Gretel,  Humperdinck; Amahl and the Night Visitors;  Oiristmas Concerto, Corelli. Between Ourselves���8:03-p.m. Portraits in Skill, multi-  talented people of Northern Ontario making  snowshoes and medieval musical instruments, witching water and tracking  satellites.  Saturday, December 27  The Danny Finkelman Show ���10:30 a.m.  Music by three of Canada's top jazzmen, Phil  Nimmons, clarinet, Ed Bickert, guitar, Dave  young, bass. Our Native Land ���12:10 p.m. ���  Year end review' ��� recap of major events  relating to Canada's native people.  Metropolitan Opera ��� 2:03 p.m. ��� Hansel  and Gretel, Humperdinck. Christine  Weidinger, Gretel, Rosalind Elias, Hansel,  Andrea Veils, the ^.witch. Symphony Hall ���  7:00 p.m. ��� Montreal Symphony; Concerto  for Orchestra, Bartok; First Symphony,  Schumann. CBC Stage ��� 8:30 p.m. ���  Sawbones Memorial adapted from the 1974  , novel by Sinclair, Ross by Desmond Scott.  AntholOsgy ��� 10:03 p.m. ��� Time was Away,  portrait of Lquis MacNeice, the Irish poet  now being re-discovered. "Please, Ladybird-  Painter," a story by Rachel Wyatt. 'Orchestral Concert ��� 11:03 p.m. Vancouver  Symphony Orchestra conducted by Meredith  Davles. Overture, Ruler of the Spirits,  Weber; Symphony No. 7 Dvorak.  Sunday, December 28  Bush and the Salon ��� 1:03 p.m. ��� The  Secret Ocean by Alan Oman ��� the discovery  of Nootka Sound by the Spanish. NHL Hockey  ��� 4:03 p.m. ��� Royal Canadian Air Farce;  Singer ������, songwriter Janis Ian Interviewed by  Wendy Blair. CBC Playhouse ��� 10:30 -  Tiger by Derek Raby a discussion about  freedom between a child and a zoo tiger.  Monday, December 29  Great Canadian Gold Rush���10:30 p.m. ���  Year-end round up of record releases for 1975.  Tuesday, December 30  CBC Tuesday Night - 8:03 p.m. Mrs.  Sovlgny Writes a Novel by Gcorgo Salverson,  based on a romance of Toronto ���.starring  Jane Mallett.       ,   ,  Wednesday, December 31  Allan McFee's New Year's Eve Message  ���8:03 p.m.���Two hours of records to put you  in a party mood,  Thursday, January 1  New Year's Messages ��� 11:45 a.m. ������  Governor General, Jules Leger and Prime  Minister Trudeau. WorldatSix���6:00 p.m. ���  Special hour-lon�� edition reviewing major  news of 1975. Sports Annual Review ��� 7:00  p.m. roundup of both Canadian and International sports. Themes and Variations ���  8:03 p.m. ��� Part I. Tudor Singers of Montreal, Madrigals. Part H. Royal Conservatory  Trio ���- Isidor Desser, ^violin, David  Heath^rington, cello, Warren Mould, piano.  juary 2  ^Concert HaU--2T30 p.m. -rCBC  0\<*��stra,  Symphony  No.   10  Between Ourselves ��� 8:03  in crisis ^ElMtlfciBOn-  Trio in BXflat. Schubert. Jazz Radio  , Canada  ��� 10:30km. Nhmnoa*:'^ Six,  and Jury,\and the best of.'75.  Friday, Ji  Canac  Winnipeg  Shostakovich.  'paiaiu'-r-"A loi  tario.  Saturday, Januai  Our Native |ihd��� 12:10 p.m.  Prophecies and Predictions from Elders and  Leaders among Canadian Indians.  Metropolitan Op^ ^^2:03 p,m. ��� .'#��� first  production of Puccini's littles known opera II  Trittico. Starring Theresa; Kubiak, Lili  Cooikasian,' Harry Theygard and Cornell  McNeil. Symphony Hall -r. 7:00 p.m. ��� Montreal Symphony, Felicity Palmer soprano.  Rianzi Overture, Wagner. CBC Stage ��� 8.30  p.m. ��� "We Tw6" by Leslie Parrott. Anthology ��� 10:03 p.m. ��� First of a series of  interviews from the Hart House International  Poetry Festival ��� Kildare Dobbs talks with  Australian Peter Porter. B.C. poet Susan  Musgrave reads from "The Imp Stone' A story  'Concrete' by Michael Smith. Orchestral  Concert ��� 11:03 p.m. Strauss concert from  Vienna.  Sunday, January 4  The BushlandSalon ���1:03 p.m. "Into the  Deep Freeze" by Ronald Hambleton from the  book "Across the Sub Arctic of Canada" by J.  W. Tyrrell. NHL Hockey ��� 4:03 p.m. Maple  Leafs at Madison Square Gardens. Entertainers ��� 7:03 p.m. ���Royal Canadian Air  Farce. Feature on Jazz Rock Group Chicago.  CBC Playhouse ���10:30 p.m. ��� "To be taken  in Water" by Otto Lowy.  Monday, January 5  Identities���8:30 p.m. ��� Ukrainian carols  performed by St. Vladimir's Orthodox  Ukrainian Cathedral Choir accompanied by  the Youth Bandurist Ensemble. In the past  CBC Ukrainian Christmas broadcasts have  been rebroadcast in Kiev, U.S.S.R.  Tuesday,' January 6  Touch the Earth ��� 10:30 p.m. ��� Singer  Stan Rogers; Members of Ryan's Fancy and  New Lost City Ramblers from the U.S.  Elphinstone Aero Club have named their  1976 executive.  'Alex Swanson will be the president of the  club next year. First vice president is Sig  Lehman, Second vice president and director  Is Hauka. Herb Clapham Is secretary; Ian  McKinnon is treasurer and Doug Roy is  director.  The new president thanked the retiring  president and his executive for their work and  Interest during the past year.  The new executive w.as sworn in at a well-  attended meeting of the club last week. The  meeting was held at the Homestead Drive-In,  One purpose of the meeting was to discuss  the work done at the airport during the past  year.  Work parties were held every week-end to  got tie down spaco for the clyb's Cessna 172  aircraft and for tho aircraft of club members.  Now that lt has been decided where  buildings and hangars can bo located, the  club has plans for a much-needed club houso.  SUNSHINE COAST REGION Al. DISTRICT  Holiday Schedule for Garbage Collection  Glhiona Holghti, Gowor Point  Garbago normally ochodulod for collection on Thursday, Docombor  25,197 5 will bo colloctod on Wodno��day. Docombor 24,1975.  WlUon Crook, Davli Bay, Solma Park  Garbaoa normally schodulod forcbiloctlo'rTon FfiaQyrDMombof"26r  197 5 will bo colloctod on Saturday, Docombor 27,1976.  Robert* Crook [Comatory to Provincial Park Slto]  Garbaflo normally achadulod for collection on Thursday. January 1,  1975 will bocolloctod on Wodnoiday, Docombor 31- 197S.  Mm. A.G. PRESSIEY  Socrotarv-Troaiwror  ao  0:30 p.m.  EVERY-THURSDAY  EVERY PRIDAY-  P.M.AA. Mooting, W||��on Crook Community Hall.  0,00 Ps'"'. Wnpo, Connor Harbour Community Holl  GIBSONS "TOPS" mootlno at Public Hoalth Contro,) .30-3.00 p.m.  ������"���7:30 - p. m.^ Informoil Introductory'oom  Modltatlon. Whltakor Houao, Socholl,  rv/rov n���nPP p"?' * a p:m".    *on" U,ll,od c,1"rch Womens Thrill Shop,  EVERY MONDAY ��� Cqrpof Dowllna, Socholt Sonlor Clt|;ton'�� Hall ��� 1130 to 4 P.m,  EVERY TUESDAY - 0 p.m. Al-Anop, St. Alcla^ Hall at Robort* Cr������k.  EVERY TUESDAY ��� 2-.00 p.m. In Whltakor Hou��o, troo Introductory locturo on  Transcondontal Modltatlon,  EVERY WEDNESDAY - OUI Tlmo Don<;lnu, Socholt Sonlor Cltljton's Hall -~  WEDNESDAYS       ' '3�� *�� * >'���P   71.10 p.m, Evory 2nd ond 4th Wodnosday, Martina Sopt. tO. Duplicate Orldgo at  Anollcnn Church Hall, cornor ol H'way and North Road,' Olbsons, P<h Information Phono 006-7361. ' '  The Vmimuhh^dmeLX  P.O. Box 3X0, Sechelt, B.C  Telephone 885-3231  <t  -.0  ������'���.-.V  /  ^>' T  '"-:\  ���   ���  .    'y'   \',  ���   s  .'.-v..,. ..--VJA^  1:   >>    V ' '/'%:  "   '  i   ,;','   .--if .  *,"    . ��� ���  ���.-.1      -'}   ���     ������  ���":-       *   .>  /  :���.^J���.���./:.ft..ft'. .���__,  ;/   '    ���  The Peninsula Times PageBrS  Wednesday, December 24,1075   . , ,-  mm^A  mmmtSg?*-  V  Saa��> <HS�� Gmt-pcsteM <���$& mS)  ROCK SUPERSTAR Elton John is  featured as the Pinball Wizard in  'Tommy', screen version of the successful rock opera by The Who. The film  boasts a multitude of big names from  both the acting and rock music business,  including Ann-Margaret, ,Oliver Reed,  Eric Clapton, Jack Nicholson, Tina  Turner and all of The Who.  FRI * SAT * SUN * MON * TUES  DEC.26*27*28*29*30  at 8 p.m.  STARTS WEDNESDAY,  DECEMBER 31 for 4 DAYS  Two celebrations for the minibus last week  ���it's first birthday and its 8000th passenger.  Mrs. Betsy Palmer of Roberts Creek was  the minibus' 8,000th passenger. That coincided with the first anniversary of the  arrival of the minibus on December 15.  Mrs. Palmer was presented with a digital  clock radio, donated by the merchants of  Trail Bay Mall. Frode Jorgensen, president  of the Sechelt arid District Chamber of  Commerce, made the presentation.  Three members of the four-man operating  committee were at the presentation. The  committee is George Hopkins, Les English,  John Lewis and Hugh Duff.  The minibus driver is John Bunyan.  liVwsenses wllnwbe.U;esamtji I  MATURE  <g$xxm  m��wmmm��mimmmmmm��mmmmmmfmmi,  JjhteiiiitaflifMdiiV  ���--*-t^Tlrrl'-Ul- '  "S  to all the fine people who helped me in the recent election campaign and to those who voted for me. Leita and I feel very fortunate  indeed to have met and worked with so many worthwhile people.  I will do my utmost to accomplish the goals we have set and to  represent you all with integrity and industry.  ���x:. j, t  IPW mm��a���^4^ad  I.LA.  KB  i  I  From all of ua to all of you,  our boat and morrloat wlahaa.  Horo'a   hoping tho holiday aaanon  holds many dollghta for you and youra.  sincere thank* for tho opportunities youVo  glvon ua to bo of aorvlco.  Havo a wonderful holiday.  ^!L  ., s  if:  t  v;  .    J  !      '  /I  .  ���II  Howe [Soundings  DANCES AGAIN  All those who missed seeing yalerie  Kettle's TV appearance in October, and have  enquired about a Vrun, will be pleased to (  know they still have a chance Jo see the show.  It will be repeated at 7 p.m. on December 29  on Channel 8. During the half-hour variety  show, 'Talent Breakthrough' Valerie Kettle,  of Gibsons, co-hosts with Roy Hennessy and  does her Raggedy Ann dance.  NEW PLAQUE  In spite of everything, school spirit is alive  and well and living in Elphinstone Secondary.  It took a definite turn for the better on  Monday, Dec. 15, when the school received its  new plaque. At a Christmas assembly in the  gym, Hans Petersen of South Fletcher Road,  Gibsons, officially unveiled his second  Elphinstone plaque. The first one he carved  and donated to the school was lost in the fire  of 73.  The new one is a masterpiece of fine  carving, tooled on a piece of Honduras  mahogany, about 6 feet by 4 feet, and will be  hung in the foyer.  At the ceremony last week, the school  band plajj^d, and Mr. Petersen was introduced ur^a speech by principal Don  Montgome>y. Following the unveiling, the  students showed their appreciation by rising  to their feet and giving their benefactor an  overwhelming ovation.  The main emblems on the plaque are the  school crest and the coat-of-arms of the  Elphinstone family. Surrounding these is a  border designed by Mr. Petersen. In reply to  our questions about some of the signs and  letters, he touched briefly on the subject of  heraldic arms, symbols and lettering ���a  subject he has studied at Art School in his  native Germany, and in books. The mark that  looks like '4w' and is engraved on the shield,  for example, is the ancient mark of the  PageB-6  The Peninsula Times  Wednesday, December 24,1975  -t-Sf&Qf&^t&tt^-aS^Ct!^  LARGE BULLDOZER  FOR HIRE  * gravel pit work"  * land clearing  883-2324  By Margaret Jones 886-9843  Stonemasons and Wood^-carvers Guild, a  brotherhood of craftsmen; the origin of the  symbol goes back into antiquity, Lettering  around the outer edge of the plaque is from  the tombstone of a mediaeval king who was  buried in Westminster Abbey.  Obviously the students appreciate the time  and skill that went into their new school  plaque. It is a work of art they can be proud  of, a symbol of a school spirit that didn't die, in  the fire or the hard times that followed.  BAND CONCERT  High school band concert took place in the  same gym on Monday evening, December 15.  A large audience sat on the new bleachers  and enjoyed the music. Each year the  standard is a little higher, which is understandable: good bands don't grow overnight, and it seems to us that the early years  of coaxing and cultivating band music (at the  Elementary and Secondary level) are  bearing fruit.  Wm.Rayment, a substitute band-master  for Mel Campbell, was conductor and MC.  First piece was 'Carnival for Trumpets', by  the Junior Band, 45 Grade 8 and 9 students.  They have been practicing in two separate  groups, Mr. Rayment said, until the last three  weeks of combined practices. They have the :  markings of a top band, he said. They also  "played Carnival for Trombones,. Skip to My  Lou Cha Cha, Licorice Stick and Christmas  Parade.  Susan Sutherland then played a piano solo  on the school's new Yamaha Baby Grand; she  charmed the audience with her interpretation  of Chopin's Nocturne in E minor. A Grade 10  student, Susan takes piano lessons from Betty  Allan of Roberts Creek.  The Senior Band took over the second half  of the program. The 55 members have been  practising in separate groups ��� soloists and  background ��� until recently, Mr. Rayment  said. Pieces were 'Burnished Brass'  Highlander Suite, Bandology, Triumphant  Festival, Wonderful Rock Machine and  Canadian Sunset.  In the last number, Bugler's Holiday, the  band and the three solo trumpeters (Linda  Laing, Peter Black and Robert Gore) blew up  .several storms of applause.  J  1 ,  If relocating on the Sunshine Coast, we invite agents, developers, arid  prospective home owners to inquire about our services. We.specialize in  new home construction, additions, kitchen and bathroom renovations,  arborite countertops and ceramic tile installations. 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ALL WORK FULLY INSURED  Basomonts - Drlvoways ��� Soptlc Tanks  Stumps ��� Ditch Linos  Call lor a froo ostlmato anytime  TED DONLEY Pondor Harbour 803-2734 .  _-<������" % f���  COAST BACKHOE ancffRUCKING LTD.  -- ControllacTBIasting  ���Soptlc Tanks Installed  FULLY INSURED ��� FREE ESTIMATES  883-2274  BUILDERS  101 CONTRACTING CO. LTD.  Gonoral Building Contractors  All Work Guarantood  Phono 885.2622  Box 7 3, Socholt, B.C.  ijr-T ;   HARBOUR BUILDERS  Alteration . Framing ��� Foundations ���  Additions and finishing  003-9062 day or night  Madolra Park  ,���,,,,,i,.���*,..���,,,'P,&.P.Dovolopmonti.Ltd.,.,,..,,.��.,,..,,.,  CMSTOM HOMES ��� CUSTOM FRAMING  Ron Protocky, Box 467, Socholt  ,005-3503  ;' AU WORK GUARANTEED  MEL'S CONTRACTING LTD.  ft R��s|d��ntla| and Commercial  BUILDING SUPPLIES  WINDSOR PLYWOODS  [the Plywood Peoplo]  ALL PLYWOOD:  Exotic and Construction  Panelling ��� Doors - Mouldings  Glues - Insulation  Hwy. 101 ���Gibsons��� 886-9221  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES  11971) LTD.  ALL BUILDING MATERIALS'  READY-MIX'  CONCRETE-GRAVEL"  WESTWOOD HOMES"  _'TGENERAL PAINT"  886-2642     ,; 886-7833  Highway 101 -- Gibsons  CARPET CLEANING  CARPET & CHESTERFIELD  CLEANERS  WE CLEAN WITH  ARGOSHEEN  [Free Estimates)  TOM SINCLAIR) 885-9327  phono 12-1 p.m. or aftor 5 p.m.  CONTRACTORS (cont'd)  * STUCCO *  BUCK ENTERPRISES  [Tom McKenzio]  Phone 885-3198  Box 329  Sechety  CONTRACTORS  HARBOUR CONCRETE a  GRAVEL LTD.  Pondor Harbour aroa  Sand ��� Drain Rock ��� Crushed Gravol, otc  Wo now havo 2 concroto mlxor trucks  to servo you,  R.R. I, MadolraPark  Phono 883.9911  EGMONT CONTRACTING  ,. D7F Cat * Backhoo  Landcloarlng * Road Bulldlno  Wator and Sowar Systoms  [883-90661  Dqrhn J, Bosch  ,    RILLY QUALIFIED IN ALL ['HASliS  OF RENOVATIONS AND ADDITIONS  * Work Quarant������d * Fr��-�� Estimates  Phono DONi 085-2926  eRj  ILDING SUPPLIES  A.C. RENTALS ft BUILDING         "   :��� SUPPLY LTD. , ., ,���,.���..  All Your llulicllnn Noocln  MadolraPark Phono 803*268$  J. B. EXCAVATING CO. LTD.  006-9031  DumpTruch ��� Backhoo ��� Cal  Wntoi, Sowor, Drnlnngo Installation  LandCloarlng  ........................FREE.ESTIMATES.,,.-,.,..,.-.,.,.  L ft H SWANSON LTdX.  READY-MIX CONCRETE  Sand and Gravol . Oackhoo  Dllchlnti ��� Excavations  POftpOISE BAY ROAP     ;-,  085-9666,    Box 172,    Socholt, B.C.  PenConPump  CONCRETE PUMPING SERVICE  PORT MELLON TO PENDER HARBOUR  886-7417 or 886-9890  TRINCOMAU TRUCKING  Box 188  Madeira Park  883-9122  Fill - Sand - Gravel  Drainrock - Top Soil  PACIFIC MASONERY  Specializing In  STONE RETAINING WALLS ��� FIREPLACES  FACINGS ��� BRICKS 8 BLOCKS  COMMERCIAL ��� RESIDENTIAL  886-7056  Box 824 Gibsons  Insulating * Boarding * Taping * Texturing  New & Old  SUPERIOR DRYWALL  Froo Estlmatos Work Guarantood  phono  SVEN 8853779 or RON 885-9725  DISPOSAL SERVICES  PENDER  HARBOUR   DISPOSAL  SERVICES  Woakly Garbago Pick-Up  Rubbish Removal otc,  Barry & Dan Looch 883-9133  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES LTD.  PORT MELLON TOOLE'S COVE  Tol. 006-2930 or 005.9973  whon   ninovntlrja   or   sptlno   cloanlrtn   call   us  lor your dlspotal noods,  Cormporclal Contalnori, Avallablo  ELECTRICIANS (cont'd)  ELECTRICIANS  Larry's Drywall Sorvlcof ,  SpoclalUInu In dry woll applications  Innulaltul nnd taxiurad c��illlnn��  R.R. Ill, Socholt                            005-2464  ' L. E. FRAPETTE   ROBERTS CR��EK DRYWALl,   , . Taplnn and dllinp by honrt and machlno   Snrnylox Spni k|o Callings  PHONE 005-2936  ^Afil-LECTRIC LTD.  "*-"*-rtT    Phono 886-7605  DaxB60' G'lbaons  "POWPR TO THE PEOPLE"      *  ' '  '   '."' i ���  5' IM ELECTRIC LTp,  &INCB 1947  * PHONE 005-2062  ,- ElECTRIC HEAT SPECIALISTS -- ,  D.W. LAMONT  Eloctrlcnl Contractor  R.R. I .Madolra Park  . Phono 003-2749  I  mm rn i  Pender Harbour  McCANN ELECTRIC  WIRING OF ALL TYPES  Residential ��� Industrial - Commercial  All work guaranteed - Free estimates  Joe McCann, Box 157, Madeira Park  Phono 083-9913  Your Business Card  in this space will  reach nearly 15,000 people!  Low Cost ��� High Power  FREEZER FOODS  POWELL RIVER  READY RESERVE FOODS  Wi II store up to 20 years I  For further Information call;  Sechelt Rep. O. Shinn 885-2816  Mon, thru Fri,  Botwoon 5:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.  FLOORING-CABINETS  Cabinets - Carpets - Linoleums  HOWE SOUND DISTRIBUTORS LTD,  P.O. Box 694, Gibsons, B.C.  Blair Konnott, salos managor  Phono 886-2765  HAIRDRESSERS >  SECHELT BEAUTY SALON  Dianno Alloh, Proprietor  Export Hair Siyllng  Cowrlo Strool Phono  Socholt 885-2810  HOTELS  PENDER HARBOUR HOTEL  Madeira Park f~^ Phono 003.2377  Convontlona, Dinners, Group Meetings  Woddlnga and Private Portias  MOVING & STORAGE  LEN WR AY'S TRANSFER  Household Moving. Packing, Storage  Packing Materials for sale  MEMBER OF ALLIED VAN LINES -,  Canada's No. 1 Movers  Ph. 886-2664, R.R. 1. Gibsons  PLUMBING & HEATING  SECHELT HEATING and  INSTALLATION  Gas, Oil and,Electric Furnaces  Gutters, Flashing and Venting Jobs  Ph. 885-2466 * Box 726 * Secholt, B.C.  Bus:  .886-9533  PENINSULA PLUMBING LTD.  Contract and Renovation Work  tom scon  086-7834  RICK WRAY  886-7838  RENTALS  MACHINE SHOPS  At 1h�� Sinn ot 1h�� Ch-svron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP   '  ft MARINE SERVICE LTD.   ,  Machlno Shop-Arc and Acoiylono WoUIIiiq  ......... StoaJ.(rabrlca1li>0'M<.flnoWayi  Automotive and Marlno Ropdlrs  Standard Marlno Station  Phon-s 006-7721       Ron, 006-9986, 006.9326  A.C. RENTALS LTD.  TOOLS and EQUIPMENT  RENTALS and SALES  Easy   Strip  Concroto   Forming   Systems   ���   Com  prossors   ���   Rototlllors  -   Generators   ���   Pumps  ��������������������� Earth Tampers  Sunshlno Coast Hwy, ft Francis Peninsula Road  MADEIRA PARK PHONE 083-2505  RETAIL STORES  C ft S HARDWARE  Socholt, B.C,  APPLIANCES��� HARDWARE ,  HOME FURNISHINGS  Phono 885-9713  ROOFING  BILL BLACK ROOFING LTD.  Duroid Shlnglon ��� Tar j* Gravol  Now Roof or Ro-Roof'  GUARANTEED WORKMANSHIP  8 YEARS EXPERIENCE  ,���;���,,,,��������.,���.1886,.7320,  Box 2Q1, Gibsons  MASONRY  J.RHODR  Masonry Construction  BRICK 'BLOCK "STONE     '   ��� FIREPLACES "FACINGS  7043, M?ndst,,Surry,n,C,    ., Phon��5t6-?747  RELIABLE ROOFING  Tar & Oravol  Duroid * Shakos  FREE ESTIMATES  Phono 1)05-3949   ,  |.o��30.R.R, |M,S����h��lt  SEWING MACHINES  BERNINA  Sales and Service to all makes  RENTALS  Fabric House, Gibsons - Ph. 886-7525  SURVEYORS  ROBERT W. ALLEN  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  Sechelt Lumber Building  Wharf Street, Box 607  Sechelt, B.C.  Office 885-2625 Home 885-9581  Roy and Wagonoor  B.C. LAND SURVEYORS  CIVIL ENGINEERS  Marine Building ��� Wharf Street  Box 609 ��� Scchell, B.C.    885-2332   TIRES  1 COASTAL TIRES  Sunshlno Coast Highway  Box 13, Gibsons, B.C. - Phono 086-2700  SALES AND SERVICE  All Brands available  Monday to Saturday 0:30 a.rn, to 5:30 p.m.  Fflday ovonlng by appolntmont only  TREE TOPPING   PEERLESS TREE SERVICE  ��������� Comploto Iron Sorvlco  Prompt, Guarantood, Insurod Work  ��� Pricos You Can Trust   Phono -I.RISPEY, 085.2109  T.V. and fcADIO  J ft C ELECTRONICS  PHILCO-FORD SALES & SERVICE  -   wo sorvlco oil brands  085-2560  across Irom tho Rod A, Whlto   SECHELT   SUNSHINE COAST T.V. SALES  ft SERVICE LTD.  ADMIRAL ��� ELECTROHOME  "-���and-ZENITH DHALERS-"���~~" "  IN THE HEAR1 OF DOWNTOWN SECHELT'  Box 799, Socholl      Phnno 01.5-91,1.'.  CLOSED ON MONDAYS  Usothosospaces to  roach noarly 15,000 pooplo  ovary wookl  Help Fight  RESPIRATORY  DISEASE  USE CHRISTMAS SEAt-S  SaSSSaSS) ���  \  .,*���,.. 1 W  ;-j  .>  \  N.v  ^"1  ll  a  ���   ���    i  'IT'  jy  f  \  1 I  ' '      *l  '/��� ��  1  I     I  V  ^*y  I  i* \  i'   'r   ' I 11 ,     '/'  8,000th PASSENGER on the Minibus Jorgensen, president of the Sechelt and . John Lewis, Les English and George  was awarded a gift from the merchants .District    Chamber    of    Commerce, Hopkins.  Also present was niinibus  of Trail Bay Mall in Sechelt. Mrs. Betsy representing the merchants. On hand for drivei4 John Bunyan. The fourth member  Palmer of Roberts Creek received a the presentation were members of the of the committee is Hugh Duff,  digital"  clock    radio    from    Frode minibus operating committee, from left,  IF gtgfM  .Dumber 13-19  L   H  Prec.  December 13 -4     3      2.5  December 14 ,.-3     3      3.3  December 15 ..,..-1     5     nil  December 16 1.... .-3     4     nil  December 17* ,,.... -3     5  " nil  December 18 *......... - -2     5     nil  December 19  .-2     2*     nil  �� Week's precipitation: rainfaU��� 3,3 nun,  snowfall ���2.5 cm, predpitatlon^5lamm.  December ���113.0    mm,    1975 -^1327.7  mm.       - ,  Wednesday, December 24,1975  Hie Peninsula Times  ^MWMMWsSSWHMSWMlM  PageB-7  May we extend to each and everyone bf  you our very best wishes for your happiness  this Holiday Season and all through the New  Year. Please accept grateful thanks for your  past patronage, may we be of service to you  again and for many years to come. ��� Miss  Bee's, Sechelt.  CONTINENTAL TRAVEL  Leave any Monday io Friday  885-2339       Sechelt       885-2910   1  ��� Ull. J .in   is-.i.i.-ii.iu.^ms.n, .ii.iim Liyi,,.,,li���.,.ii,iMiu..sl.^,.��......i..ii.ii.i,i���,.in  "\  /      u>>lu   III  inoher Si nffcn' /  <Juo ���  .Al  \  \  * VO      -  *-'���*.  ^*vy **'  1  ���f-  ifc-  ���>  -t>  It- ���>  ��;P:  WSm'  00  15  30  ���15  00  30  15  00  15  30  45  00  15  30  45  6  00  15  30  45  00  15  30  45  00  15  30  45  10  oo  15  ���30  45  II  12  00  15  30  45  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24  CHANNEL 2  CHANNEL 4  CHANNEL 5  CHANNEL 6  CHANNEL 7  CHANNEL 8  CHANNEL 12  Coronal'ion  Street  Edge Of  Night  Let's Make  A De=l  One Life  To Live  Another  World  Another  World  Ironside  Ironside  Edge Of  Night  All In  The Family  Match  Gome '75  Cont'd  Cont'd  Celebrity  Dominoes  Take  Thirty  Celebrity  Cooks  General  Hospit��l  Happy  Days  Somerset  Somerset  Movie:  "Kind  Take  Thirty  Celebrity  Cooks  Tattletales  Tattletales  Dinah  Dinah  What's The  Good Word  Another  Worid  Forest  Rangers  Comin' Up  Rosie  Griffin  Merv  Griffin  >:'3!''.Tbe  Hearts  And ii;gl%ir!tstones  Coronets" ''*^CSnfilh' Up  Cont'd        ���   "    *  Dinah  Dinah  Dinah  Dinah  Another  World  Brady  Bunch  Nic N'  Pic  Partridge  Family  Merv  Griffin  News  News  Cont'd  Cont'd  News  News   i  That  Girl  News  News  News  News  News  News  The  F.B,I.  The  F.B.I.  Dofosco  Festival  Hour  Glass  News  News  News  News  News  News  News  News  News  News  News  News  News  News,  Christmas  Child  News  News  News  News"  Nature Of  Things      ~  Musicamera:  Cinderella  nqs  Were Rotten  That's My  Mama  Little  House  On The*-  Prairie  Nature Of  Things  Musicamera  Cont'd  Tony  Orlando  &  Dawn  Movie;  "Railway  Children"  Dinah  And  Winterpeg  Cont'd  Cont'd  Bar.etta  Baretta  Baretta  Baretto  Doctors  Hospital  Doctors  Hospital  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  C annon  C annon  Cannon  C annon  Sheridan,  Bernard  Cribbins.  Cont'd  Upstairs  Downstairs  Upstairs  Downstairs  Starsky  And  Hutch  Cont'd  Petrocelli  Petrocelli  Petrocelli  Petrocelli  Upstairs  Downstairs  Upstairs  Downstairs  The  Blue  Night  Cont'd  Hawaii  Five-O  Hawaii  Five-O  Match  Game '75  Tattletales  Tattletales  C hurch  Service  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  From  St. Mark's  Cont'd  Cont'd  Mass  Cont'd  Cont*d-  C ont'd  Of   Salt,,.  Movie:  'Camelot"  Cont'd  Cont'd  Give And  Take  Dealer's  Choice  Funorama  Gilligan's  Island  Merv  Griffin  Merv  Griffin  Merv  Griffin  News  Walter  Cronkite  00 Hour To Tell Truth Or Images Christmas Images' Hollywood  15 Glass TheTruth Consequences Of Special Of Squares  30 Oldtimers Boomerang Wild        '       Christmas Cont'd Christmas Doctor  45 Christmas Christmas Kingdom        Cont'd Cont'd Cont'd'. The House  Tony  Orl��ndo  &  Dnwn  Maude  Maude  On The  Buses  Love Am.  Style  Bronk  Bronk  00 News News Special: News News News Bronk  15 Night Final News Christmas News News News '     Bronk  30 Christmas Movie: Eve Christmas Nation News C.B.S.  45 Eve "T.B.A." Services Eve Of IfciSJtgps News Christmas  Programming  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  CO  1:15  1:30  45  00  15  30  45  5  .00  15  30  45  00  15  30  45  00  15  30  45  00  15  30  45  10  oo  15  30  45  11  00  15  30  :45  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25  CHANNEL 2  CHANNEL 4  CHANNEL S  CHANNEL 8  CHANNEL 7 CHANNELS       CHANNEL ��  00 Queen's  15 Message  30 &  45 Music  Let's Make  A Deal  One Life  To Live  Another  World  Another  World  The  Queen's  Message  Cbnt'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  Celebrity  Dominoes  M��teh     %  Oame'75  Tottletales  Tattletales  A  Christmas  "Carol  Cont'd  12  00  15  30  45  General  Hospital  F. Troop  F. 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Douglas Grady  30 Movie: - World Of Let's Make     Lawrence Mike Excuse  45 "Heidi" Animals A Deal Welk Douglas My French  ace  Space  1999  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  Barney  Miller  On The  Rocks -  Grady Lawrence The Alice The  Grady .Welk Waltons ' Through Waltons  The Cop &     Little The The The  TheKind     House Waltons Looking Waltons  Cont'd  Cont'd  King Of  Kensington  The  Streets  Of San  Francisco  Ellery  Queen  Ellery  Queen  On The  Prairie  Legend  Hawaii  Five-O  Hawaii  Five-O  Glass  Cont'd  Viva  Valdez  Dostoevsky  Dostoevsky  Dostoevsky  Dostoevsky  Harry O  Harry O  Horry O  Harry O  Medical  Story  Medical  Story  The  Silent  Night  Cont'd  Barnaby  Jones  Barnaby  Jones  Harry O  Harry O  Harry O  Harry O  News  News  Night  Final  News  News "  Movie:  "Mannix/  News  News  Tonight  Show  News  News  News  News  News  News  Mod  Squad  News  News  News  News  Thursday  Theatre:  "T. Brown's  Schooldays"  Longstreet"  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  Tonight  Show  Tpnight  Show  Movie:  "White  Christmas"  Cont'd  Mod  Squad  Movie  Cont'd  Movie:  "White  C hristams"  Cont'd  Man About  The House  Movie:  "The  Pricess  And  The  Pirate"  Bob Hope,  News  Movie:  "Great  Expectations"  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26  CHAWfflL a CHAKKEL 4 CHANKEL 6 CHAWffiL 6 CHANNEL 7 CHANNELS  CHANNEL ��  :00 - Insights  :15     Insights ���  .30     Edfl? Of  :45     Night  $.0,000  Pyramid  One Life .  To life ii  Another  Worid  Ironside  Ironside  EdoeOf  . Nfght  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  t" Cont'd  V    The. .  F.B.I.  All In     ,  The Family  Match ..  Game '76  Take  :00  15    ���30 Cels  :45 "  Thirt/  IJebri  Cooks  ity  General'  Hospital  Hoppy  Somerset  - Somerset  Movie:  , "Voyager"  Take  Thirty  Celebrity  Cooks  T.B.A.  T.B.A.  D!n"h  Dinah  The  f.b.i:  Another  World  Tattletales  Tattletales  Dealer.'s  : Choice ���'  00. Forest  :15 Rangers  :30 Comin' Up  45 Rosie  Merv.  Griffin  Merv   .  Griffin  Robert'  Bray,-  Carey  The  Flintstones  Comin' Up  Rosie  Dinah  Dinah  Dinah  Dinah  Another  World  Skate  C ant-da  Funoro/na  Gitfiocm's  Island .. .  Merv  :00 v: Floxton  :15     Boys  30     Partridge.  :45     Family  11  12  Merv  Griffin  News  News  McDonald,'  Cont'd  News.  News :  That  Giri  News  News  News  News  News  News  Skate  Canada  Brady  Bunch  Griffin  Merv  Griffin  Merv  1:00 Bob  :15 Newhart-  :30 Hour  :45 Glass  News  -. i News  ;:.News  News  News )  News /  News /  News *  News  News  News  News  , News  News  Mike-  Douglas  News  News  News  News  Griffin.  News  Walter  Cronkite  00 Hour To Tell  :15 Glass      ��     .TheTruth  :30 Howie Meeker Last Of  ���45 Mr. Chips    h The Wild  Truth Or  Consequences  Hollywood  Squares.  Rockford  files ,  Rockf^  Files  Mike  Douglas  Candid  C omera  Sanford  & Son  Movie:  "Pufnstuf"  Treasure  Hunt  Caidid  Camera  00      Mary T.  15     Moore.  :30     MASH  ���45 'MASH  Barbary  Coast  Borbsory  Coast  Special:  The  World Of  Magic  Mary T.  Moore  ,MASH  MASH  "The  Great  Migration"  Cofit'd  Cont'd  Cont'd  Cont'd*  Cont'd  Cher  Cher  Cher,  Cher  :00 Tommy  15 Hunter  30 Show  45 Cont'd  Movie:  "Death  Be Not  Proud"  Rockford  Files  Rockford  Files  Tommy  Hunter  Tommy  Hvmter  Theatre:  "In This  House  Of  Cont'd  Cont'd  Grand Old  Country  Movie:  "The  Trouble  With  :00 Police  :1,S Story  30 Police  :45 Story  Arthur  Hill,  Jane.  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It has become so com*  ^mercialized, is what we constantly hear; r  what has changed it? Well, Cliristmas has not  changed, it is only people's thinking that has  changed. As so many say, "they have taken  the Christout of Christmas." IJt may be they  uhthirikingly take out the Christ when they  shorten Christmas to Xmas^ Let us accept the *  spirit of Christ and put him back where he  belongs, not substituting an X to mark the  spot.  The star that looked down on the manger  still shines in the hearts of many. Its light has  met the antagonism of dull ears and undisciplined beliefs with Truth and Love. Its  brightness is for all ages, and wise men of  today still follow its guiding light.  When we accept this light into our hearts,  selfishness and greed is replaced with  helpfulness and giving. It is a light of love.  The Wise Men of old, "When they saw the  star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy."  "And when they were come into the house,  they saw the young child with Mary "his  mother, and fell down and worshipped him;  andjvhert they had Opened their treasures,  tney" presented unto him gifts; gold and  frankincense, and myrrh."  Mary Baker Eddy writes in her book  Miscellaneous Writing, "The star that looked  lovingly down on the manger of our Lord,  lends its resplendent light to this hour: the  light of Truth, to cheer, guide and bless man  as he reaches forth for the infant idea of  divine perfection dawning upon human imperfection, that calms man's fears, bears his  burdens, beckons him on to Truth and Love  and the sweet immunity these bring from sin,  sickness, and deatlf."  Let us follow the star, that the spirit of the  Christ will predominate our thinking and we  can then put Christ back into Christmas  From, the pulpit  ���by Pastor Gerry Foster,  Suppose there was a baby born to you and  your family but shortly after its birth it was  adopted by someone else. You never see this  child, never hear it speak nor know anything  about its character. Although the birth of this  child was historically a fact, it certainly  would not be a part of your life. Oh, the odd  time you might mention something about the  event but life would go on without that baby  influencing or affecting you life in any way.  With this in mind we mention the birth of a  baby which took place over 1900 years ago in  a-little town in the Middle East. They called  His name Jesus and this is the season that we  celebrate His birth. The first thing we should  observe is that the Bible says: "Unto you is  born this day in the city of David a Savior,  who is Christ the Lord". 'To you is born' it  says, so you have an interest in this baby who  was born in a stable,, But we ask the question,  Have you brought the baby home? Have you  allowed Him to become a part of you life?  Many have left the Christ-child in the  manger, wrapped ih swaddling cloths. It is  just a cold, historical fact, making no Impact  upon them whatsoever.  And this becomes even more significant  because this One who was born ih Bethlehem  many long years ago is far more than just  another baby. He is your Saviour, King of  Kings, Lord of Lords, yes, even your God.  This was the day God became one of us. As  the Bible says: "HeHimself likewise partook  of the same nature". What condescension!  When Mary and Joseph arrived at the inn  they were told there was no room for them, no  vacancy for the birth of Jesus Christ. What  about you, Is there any room in your heart for  Jesus? Does it matter that Christ was born to  save you from your sins? If you arc going to  celebrate Christmas it might be a good Idea to  invite Him to tho party.  J  ���  4  ���m  .-��  t.  ���  '                            0  a-  1*  1          *  1  e  iO  - 1      *-���*  _-        �� a. I'  N,  :"L  *  t'ifcsA   '  * -"-.-YVi.m^HiftT it-iiif i.. i * m^iir-n������'���a  SENIOR CITIZENS from Branch 69 in Sechelt. A total of 120 members took  Sechelt sat down to their annual part in the annual dinner which ended  Christmas dinner last week at their hall   with dancing and singing.  ��� Timesphoto  by ROBERT FOXALL  The turkeys were well and truly stuffed  and so were some 120 members of Senior  Citizens' Branch 69 as they sat down on  Thursday to enjoy a Christmas Dinner excellently prepared by Mrs. D. Goeson and her  helpers. :n  After opening the meeting with '0'  Canada', president Emery asked the  members to stand in tribute to the memory of  members Mrs. Cope, E.W. Shaw, Lola Turner  and Bertha Garnet.  With Mayor and Mrs. Harold Nelson as  honored guests, Jack Bushell then proceeded  to administer the Oath of Office to the incoming executive. This having been done, the  meeting then heard a Notice of Motion which  will amend the bylaws to give the executive  slightly increased spending power that the  operation of the hall may run somewhat more  smoothly. Thisimotion will be put at the  regular meeting in January.  It was then to the more important business  of enjoying a very delicious repast with all the  festive goodies, Following the, dinner, winning numbers were drawn in the last of the  series of draws held to assist in the purchase  of our hall. The afghan donated by Reg  Smears was won by Guilie Macleod of Selma  Park and the cushion, made and donated by  Margaret went to Kay Mavln of Sechelt.  Then with Mary Redman at the keys we  participated in much hearty carol singing.  Dave Hayward provided tjre inspiration for  the pinging by giving us such a great lead.  After the tables had been cleared of dishes  and stacked away at the side of tho hall, the  rest of the afternoon was sfrent In dancing,  with Evelyn Bushel on piano, Emery Scott on  accordion and Al Faris on drums.  It was truly a fitting climax to a yoar of  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  Church services aro hold each Sunday  at 11:15 am. in St. John's United  Church, Davis Bay.  SUNDAY SCHOOL-11:15 a.m.  WEDNESDAY EVENING TESTIMONY  < 7:30 p.m.  Phono B05-ni57 or tlflO-7882.  SEVENTH-0AY  ADVEN.TI&T CHURCH  SABBATH SCHOOL-Sat. 10.30 a.m.  at Rodrooffs Road  ��,���,,,,-,"������., Anglftan Church ������� - -.�����-��������  Evoryono Wolcomo ,  Tor Information Phono 88S��?750  083*2736  ',����*������  BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH  884-7-149  Mermaid und Trail, Sechelt  Sunday School -9:45 n.m.      ���'' "���  Morning Worship Service, Hi 15 a.m.  Wed. Bible Study - 7:.30 p.m,  livenliiK Fellowship ��� 7 'p.iii,-  2ml A 4tli Sunday o,f every mouth..  Pastor: F. Nnpora  885-9905  umrm church  Rov. 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CHRISTMAS MA.SSH.Sr~,  I'lr/it MasvH pm, St, Mnry'fi, (llbi-oiif.  MidnlKliiTOur D iiil y o jf 1 .oi V  Sechelt indlnn Reserve   ,  ,   '  Second Mhsh-O am, Holy l'i)mlly, Sechelt  Third Mass-11 am, St, Mary's, Gll-soun  A Happy Christmas to You  hard and dedicated work. It was the wish of  the gathering that I should say, for all the  members "A Very Merry Christmas and a  Bright and Happy New Year" to all our good  friends and neighbours.  TONIGHT is magic. Cliristmas Eve is  magic. Actually the whole exercise is magic;  but Christmas Eve is its own special magic;  part of, but separate from* the rest of the  magic.  Tonight is Christmas Eve and it's a very  special time. I've always considered it to be a  time to be spent with friends, people you love,  people you enjoy being with.  Tomorrow is a special day as well; but a  different kind of special with its own kind of \  magic, traditionally for me, slightly more  frantic than Christinas Eve. Tonight is a time  for resting, for thinking, for being quiet, for  being .peaceful.  Allow me to tell you about when I  .discovered this Christmas Eve magic. I spent  the early part of growing up in a rambling two  story house in the Fraser Valley. My bedroom  looked West across our yard, across an open  field inhabited by Mr. Smith's cows and a  very few incredibly huge trees and into the  open sky where the sun used to disappear. It  was Christmas Eve and very clear and cold. I  was five.  It was late and a small blob of mercury  passed for a moon set in a background of  silver pinholes for stars. Everyone else was  asleep but J. was awake, bound and determined and to see Santa Claus.  I walked from my bed to the double windows in my room and made myself comfortable ih front of them. There I would stay  until the1 visitor put in an appearance in the  Western sky.  Just before I went to bed, the radio told us  that Santa Claus had been spotted on radar  leaving the North Pole and was on his way.  Ironically, the voice on the radio was Uncle  Ross Mortimer, the man who hosted Kiddies  Carnival and read my name from his Birthday Book over the radio. Every kid knew  Uncle Ross (and we all called him uncle) and  he knew all of us. He must have, he knew  When our birthdays were. Uncle Ross won't  see this Christmas. Happily, the nurses who  were with him at the end last week were some  of us, some of the same kids who used to listen  to Kiddies Carnival and got their names read  put .of the Birthday Book. Remind  what Pogo said the week Walt Kelly died.  "We sure lost a lot this year." "No we  didn't," he was corrected, "We just gave it  back after borrowing it for a while."  IF UNCLE ROSS said Santa Claus was on  his way then he was and I was going to sit  thereuntil he arrived.  I remember what the yard and the fields  by Don Morberg  looked like, frost' twinkling in the faint  moonlight. I remember what it looked like the  following morjiing when* I woke up, still sitting in front of the window, still waiting. ���  THE PRESENTS were all in their proper  place under the appropriate tree; that sneaky  little devil made it in without waking me.  Ypu know, I never did see him that night or  any other night; that's all part of,the magic. -  No matter what I did there was just no way.  But you'know, just for a second, just before I  fell asleep, I thought I saw something.  CHRISTMAS EVE 18 years later, I was  again alone, everyone else in the house was  asleep. I was again sitting, again looking put  the window. A new house this time, and this  time I was facing north out a picture front  window.  It was again late. All the lights were  turned off and my-thoughts were far away as  I surveyed the omnipresent darkness broken  only by the lights of the Christmas tree  multicolored to my right, the colored lights of  the house across the street and the colors  from the lights on the front of our house.  There was the sairie serenity, the safe  peacefulness that I had experienced every  Christmas Eve for years.  A snowflake drifted slowly down. Another  and then another. The first snow of winter,  that year, chose Christmas Eye to arrive. I  can remember very few times when I have  felt as good as I did that night.  That is part of the magic of Christmas  Eve. .  THERE ARE other magics at this time of  year too. One of the most important is the  magic of friendship.  There is nothing as important as friendship. Good friends are to be cultivated,  protected, looked after, loved, honored. If you  do that for them; they will do that for you.  ALSO Merry Christmas, Polly.  M^MMMAW  twtfe 7*kiiici4cd&  In Lieu of Christmas Cards, the  foUowing people have made  donations to the Pender Harbour  and District Health Centre Society:  Kay  &  Bill  Colwell;   Bessie  &   Bill  Williamson; Ab, ^-Wendy Haddock  &  family; Jock Evans.Hertnon & family;  Jean & Jack Paterson; Hilda Costerton;  Reg & Kathleen Phillips; Norma & Fred  Duthie;   George -.&'   Dora   Ellsworth;  Phyllis, Harry Brown & family"; Mr. &  Mrs. E. Lorentzen; Mr. & Mrs. J. Tyner;  Phyllis, Bill, Martin & Billy Khutson;  Merle Hately & family; Doreen & Ray  Lee; Joan & Duncan Cameron & family;  Florence &. Peter Prescesky & family;  Charlie & Maureen Lee, Wendy, Brian,  Sharon & Diane; Gene & Jessie Spicher;  Mr. & Mrs. G.M. Liddle; Mr. & Mrs.  J.H.    Swerdfeger;    Jim    &    Yvonne  Hamblin; Mrs. M. Levings; Ralean &  Jack Phillips & family; Mr. & Mrs. Ron  Pockrant; Bert & Isabel Gooldrup; Jack  & Sadie Edmonds; George & Thyrza  Anderson; Len & Nan Larson; Mr. &  Mrs. Chisholm & family; Mr. & Mrs.  Fred Pockrant; Ray, Bobbie & family;  Scotty Mclntyre; Chic & Myrtle Page &  family; Edith & Bill McNaughton; Helen  & Art Christian & family; Barbara &  Don Lock; Jean, Ted Donley & family;  Carl & Ruth Remmem; Doris & Gordon  Edwardson;   Bob,   Diane   &   Venessa  Fielding; John, Dariene & Grant Nelsen;  Willy, Linda, Norman, Pauline Mattis;  Mrs. Patricia Beale; Elaine, Earl. An-  nabelle & Eric Antilla; Norman. Shirley  Morrison & family; Irene & Steve Boyd  & family; Darby, Kim & Janine Reid;  plus many anonymous donors.  Sechelt Dental Centre  *:        ANNOUNCEMENT  Dr; Lome D. Berman  wishes to welcome  Dr. Bob Rudell to the staff  He will join Dr. Berman and Dr. Roberts in the practice of general dentistry,  early in the new year.  APPOINTMENTS: call 885-9233, Bank of Montreal Building  MERRY   CHRISTMAS   AND   HAPPY NEW YEAR!  May the joy and beauty of Christmas stay  with you throughout the years to come.  A special thanks to all our customers and friends.  We hope this Christinas season brings you happiness,  and we look forward to seeing you all  : ".* A!1..*5 .n.ea,w..,..yet||%........  Xn  DHIMEt f ODDS  i<8ne*8@��-2257   Gibsons/B.C.  RED & 1H1IIFO  Sech��lt/@X,  Phone 885-M16  ^N.  V..,

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