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    Ninth Year, No 50                              GANGES, British Columbia                    Thursday, December 12, 1968                              $3 per year. Copy

VOTING BRINGS CHANGE                                                              CANDIDATE                            -SANTA SETS SAIL


  THREE ARE NEW                                                                                                      CHRISTMAS SHIPS
                              GIL HUMPHREYS LOSES SEAT                                                                +      *     *
     Veteran of nearly 10 years' experience lost his seat                                                          AND CAPTAIN GLAUS
 on Gulf Islands School Board on Saturday as over 1,000
 islanders went to the polls. Two women and one man                                                                    Sleigh and reindeer have         uvius Bay at 3 p.m. If weather
                                                                                                                   been abandoned as Santa Glaus        conditions are poor she may be
 took the three seats.                                                                                             heads this week for the Gulf Is-     delayed.
                                   place to relinquish his seat to
    Veteran school trustee of the  Mrs. Barbara Toynbee and Cliff                                                  lands.                                  The Christmas Ship calls at
Gulf Islands District, Gil Hum-     Hatch. Second seat had been                                                         Santa will travel through the   Ganges on Saturday night. She
phreys lost his seat on Saturday   vacated by Marshall Sharp.                                                       islands aboard two separate         comes in at about 6 p.m. and
when a record 1,013 voters turn-       At Pender Mrs. June Allan                                                    vessels.                            ties up here for the night. Leav-
ed out to vote in two areas of the took the seat left vacant by the                                                    The Christmas Ship will sail     ing Ganges at 8 a.m. the ship
school district.                   resignation of L.J. Armstrong.                                                  out of Bellingham on Saturday        calls at Mayne Island at 9 a.m.
    At North Salt Spring Island    Mrs. Allan won the seat in a two                                                morning at 8 a.m. It will sail       until 10 a.m.; Galiano, 10:45
                                                                              DR. M. VERBRUGGE                     among the American and Can-
Mr. Humphreys ran in fourth         way contest with Mrs. Rita                                                                                          to UrOOam; North Fender 12
                                   Dodd.                                                                           adian islands until it docks at      till 12:15; Saturna 12.45 to 1:00.
                                                                              A practising doctor, medi-           Ganges for the night.
                                       On Salt Spring Island 897           care expert and authority on                                                 Saturna is her last Canadian port
                                   voters of a total of 2, 000 elibib-                                                 On Sunday morning it will        of call. She then returns to Un-
                                                                           hospital administration is the
     VOTES                         le went to the polls. At the Pen-
                                   ders 116 cast ballots.
                                       The election was the first
                                                                           Progressive Conservative can-
                                                                           didate in the Nanaimo-Cowich-
                                                                                                                   sail out again and it will reach
                                                                                                                   Bellingham again by 8 p.*m.
                                                                                                                       Sailing in the opposite dir-"
                                                                                                                                                        ited States waters.
                                                                                                                                                            It is the 18th years of the
                                                                                                                                                        Bellingham Junior Chamber of
                                   working assessment of the dist-         an-The Islands federal by-el-           ection will come the Santa
                                                                           ection .                                                                     Commerce project. Each year
    Final results of Saturday's    rict's policy of holding elections                                              Glaus Ship, of Victoria. While       the ports get bigger and the
balloting at two Gulf Islands      by ballot rather than the tradit-          Dr. Magnus Verbrugge is a            the Christmas Ship sets out from     wharves more crowded.
 showed trustees for next year's   ional elections by a show of            surgical specialist in urology,         the United States and calls at            At each island local organ-
 opening meeting:                  hands at annual meetings.               with practices in Vancouver,            many Canadian ports, the Santa       izations prepare for the visit
                                       Said Retiring Trustee Sharp,        Chilliwack and the Fraser Vall-         Glaus Ship sails out of a Canad-      and the children line the
 NORTH SALT SPRING                 " the loser of the election this        ey.                                     ian port to visit United States
Mrs. Barbara Toynbee         235                                                                                                                        wharves long before the vessels
                                   way gets more votes than the               He was born in the Nether-           communities.                          are due to arrive.
 Clifford Hatch             180    winner in a public meeting!"           lands, and received his degree               The Santa Glaus Ship will             Christmas Ship is the Wyrill,
John W. Stepaniuk,          167        The attendance at the polls        in medicine from the Univers-            visit Bedwell Harbour on Sat-
 G.S. Humphreys             138                                                                                                                          62 ft. diesel yacht owned and
                                   was not high. Nevertheless, maj-       ity of Amsterdam while serving           urday morning, sailing in at          skippered by Bill Wood, of
H.E. Bryan                  131    ority of interested observers were     with the Dutch underground dur           9:35 and leaving at 10 o'clock.
 F. W,'Watson                 46                                                                                                                         Bellingham.
                                   impressed with it. Islanders           ing the second world war.                    Only other island call made          Santa Glaus Ship is the Blue
 FENDER ISLANDS                                                               Following the war, Dr. Ver-
Mrs. June Allan               74   have not been in the habit of vot-                                              by the Victoria-based vessel is       Fjord, of K.J. Norgaard, who
                                                (Turn to Page Four)       brugge practised in the Nether-          Vesuvius. She will be at Ves-         will sail as skipper.
Mrs. Rita Dodd               42                                           lands under the national medic-
                                                                          al health scheme before                  HE LEFT $30,000
   STORY OF A POLE                                                        coming to Canada in 1951.

   HE DID IT HIMSELF                                                          He worked as a senior intern
                                                                          at Shaughnessy Military Hospit-
                                                                          al in Vancouver while studying
                                                                                                                   WHERE'S THE MONEY?
   Do-it-yourself telephone ser-     the last word. They never paid       for his B.C. licence and the                What happened to the safe-       Man who boasted that he and
vice was outlined last week to       the bill.                            right to practise rr^ '•'- :_.c; here.   breaker's millions?             his gnug had stolen $16 million
                                                                                                                                                   over a seven-year operation
Salt Spring Island Chamber of                                                                                              When Ellen Bennett      died leaving slightly more than
Commerce.                                                                                                                lost her car to a fire    $30,00.0.
    A member of the chamber •                                                                                           recently, husband John
explained that winter weather                                                                                                                          He was Herbert Wilson, a
                                                                                                                         was undismayed. He        clergyman who turned safecrack
last year brought down a teleph-                                                                                         purchased the burned
 one pole near his home. The is-                                                                                                                   er and served 12 years in the
                                                                                                                         hulk and this is the res- San Quentin jail for his sins.
lander wanted to make a phone                                                                                            ult of his work. Even
call.                                                                                                                                                  Herb Wilson lived on Salt
                                                                                                                        the little doors open in-   Spring Island for some years af-
   He went into the woods, sel-                                                                                         to a baggage compart-       ter his deportation from the
ected a tree and felled it. With                                                                                        ment.                       United States.
despatch, he cleaned it up and                                                                                                                          In the roaring 1920's Wilson
transported to the roadside. He                                                                                                                     and his associates made a fabul-
then put the new pole up, clim-                                                         THREE PERMITS FOR A TREE
                                                                                                                                                   ously successful career of crime
bed it and replaced the fallen
wires.                                  NEW BUS                               Forestry department is not
                                                                           looking at illicit Christmas
                                                                           trees with a spirit of Christmas.
                                                                                                               to carry it in your car.
                                                                                                                   If you cut a tree on your
                                                                                                               own property you must first ob-
                                                                                                                                                    before being finally caught and
                                                                                                                                                    convicted.
    He hurried back home and                                                                                                                            Throughout his life Wilson
made his call.                           It's easier to get into               Persons carrying Christmas      tain a permit from the forestry
                                     Victoria on a Sunday now.             trees this year must be in pos-     department to cut it and a per-     used to speak quite freely of his
   Climax of the self-serve tel-        Bus connection with Swartz         session of three documents.         mit to carry it if you intend to'   past, but not even his own wife
ephone service was when he sent      Bay ferry is to be introduced on      You can't carry a Christmas         move it to another location;        knew much of the present. He
the telephone company a bill for     a Sunday afternoon.                   tree in your car unless you have                                        was secretive, said Mrs. Amer-
$100 for his services.                  As of Sun day, Dec. 22,           the written permission of the            RCMP at Ganges have issued      lia Wilson, recently       when
   He had not realized how           there will be a bus to meet the      property owner from whose            a warning regarding the regu-       discussing her husband's missing
                                     4.30 ferry from Fulford and to       property it was cut, a valid         lations on Christmas trees.         money.
many staff the company employ-                                                                                                                         Mrs. Wilson is living in Bur-
ed until he received a letter        bring passengers out to Swartz       permit from the forestry depart-        There has been no intima-        naby. She is hoping that she
from all of them, he recalled.       Bay for the 5.30 ferry to Ful-       ment to cut it and a valid per-      tion of the law regarding a tree    will learn by mail some details
   Telephone company still had       ford.                                mit from the same department         purchased from a tree vendor.       of where Wilson kept his money
                                                                                                                                                       Wilson lived at St. Mary
   INCREASE OF 300 IN TWO YEARS                                                                                                                    Lake on the property now owned
                                                                                                                                                   by Mrs. C. Kilborn, the Circle
                                                                                                                                                   K.
   PHONE SUBSCRIBERS UP 10 PER CENT IN 1968                                                                                                            Where did the money go?
                                                                                                                                                   Anyone's guess is good, but Mrs,
     More people must be making      all of Salt Spring Island, there        Outside listings, those of bus-  omers only." Where does this put Wilson believes he had it hoard-
more telephone calls around the      have been 108 new connections       iness firms in other communities Fulford?                                 ed away in the Penticton area.
 islands.                            during the year. This represents    inviting islanders to use their ser-     Disappeared from the listing is
     New telephone directory         an increase of 10.7%. The rest of   vices, are slightly down.            the mysterious Franki of Canada.
which has been delivered during      the islands have shown an in-           Last year saw 39 such listings   In the past there was a Zenith            Someone's roof is leaking on
the past week shows that the is-     crease amounting to 10.6%.          in Ganges and 26 in the Gulf Is-     number at Edmonton listed for         Salt Spring Island.
lands are all increasing the load        There is a total of 1,669       lands. This year the total has       this subscriber. It was never dis-         Police have a roll of Dom-
on the telephone company to          connections listed among the is-    dropped to 35 and 23, respective- closed just who or what Frank was. Tar roofing picked up on the
about the same degree.               lands, 1,116 on the Ganges ex-      ly. Eighteen are listed simply       The user of the directory might       road near St. Mary Lake on
                                     change and 553 in the Gulf Is-      as an outside exchange and num- assume that where there was a              November 28.
     Increase in the number of       lands section.                      ber, while 30 are under a Zenith Franki there was also a Johnni,               Property owner in need of
phones listed is constant for both                                       listing, whereby the recipient of but he was never listed.                 roofing has not reported its loss.
islands exchanges. In the Ganges         Two years ago the total for     the call pays the cost. Persistent                                         He may recover it from the
telephone district, which covers     all the islands was 1,367.          is the instruction, "Ganges cust-                    (Turn to Page Ten)    RCMP at Ganges.
Page Two                                                  Gulf Islands DRIFTWOOD                                               Thursday, December 12, 1968
                                                                                                                                   lands. With the assistance of the
"VAN ISLE OUT BOARDS ftlf|                                                                                                         parks branch it is hoped that the
      9768 - 3rd S t . , S i d n e y , B. C .
j Mercury outboards Sales & Service - Boats
                                                      j
                                                      j
                                                             PARK AS MEMORIAL                                                      property will be developed into
                                                                                                                                   a picnic and view point site.
                                                                                                                                     It was resolved at the meeting
I New & Ljsed - Boat Transportation                          Salt Spring Island park is to         It was reported at a recent    to seek permission to name this
                                                          be named after Peter Arnell,          meeting of the Recreation Com- park or another park area after
j                                                         who fell victim to a fatal rifle      mission that a group of energetic the late Peter Arnell in memory
                                                          shot this fall. Mr. Arnell was        high school students are busy     of the contribution he made to
                                                          one of the Island's foremost pro-     working on a park site situated   the community.
      FOR CHRISTMAS - A GIFT OF FRESH CUT                 moters of park areas.                                                       In response to many inquiries,
                                                                                                on Stewart Road.
          FLOWERS or a COLOURFUL PLANT                                                             The land was donated some      the meeting resolved that a fund
                                                                                                time ago by a B.C. Forest Com- be established to assist the Arnell
      GULF ISLANDS FLORISTS                                DEATH IN                             pany but has remained undevel- family. Contributions can be
                                                                                                oped until recently when students made by sending them to the
 Box 36,, Ganges                          537-5751                                              started clearing.                 Secretary Treasurer, Recreation
                                                           NANAIMO
                                                             BY BEA HAMILTON
                                                                                                   The area is located at the
                                                                                                summit of the road and affords
                                                                                                                                  Commission, Box 197, Ganges,
                                                                                                                                  or left with the Manager, Bank
                                                                                                an excellent view over the outer of Montreal, Ganges, marked

 BEN'S LUCKY$
      THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY
                                                                Another link with the past
                                                            goes with the passing of Mrs.
                                                            Frank Scott, (Nee Kathleen
                                                            Wilson) at Nanaimo on Sunday
                                                                                                harbour and the surrounding Is-

                                                                                                                 DRIVE IN       &
                                                                                                                                  appropriately.

                                                                                                                                    TAKE OUT
                                                                                                                                                                 *
                                                            night. Aunt Pat, as she was
                 DECEMBER 12, 13 & 14                       known to her people, was 93,
                                                            and had lived many years on
                                                                                                        THE REEF FISH & CHIP                                     *
  GROCERIES                                                 Salt Spring and brought up her
                                                            daughter Beryl, Mrs. Weather-         Closed Mondays
                                                                                                                           .   :......_____________

                                                                                                                        537-2314
                                                                                                                                                 *
                                                                                                                                                                 "*
  Brentwood Creamed CORN, 14 oz.,            2/29$          ell of North Galiano Island.
                                                                The last of the children of
  Carnation MILK, tails,                     4/69$          the late Rev. E.F. Wilson, Mrs,
  McLeans TOOTHPASTE, giant,
  Kelloggs CORN FLAKES, 16 oz.,
                                                59$
                                                37$
                                                           Scott closes the album on the
                                                            family that meant so much to
                                                           the island in the 1890's and into
                                                                                                             GANGES
  E.D. Smith Tomato CATSUP, l l o z . ,
  Lumberjack SYRUP, 32 oz.,
                                               19$
                                               35$
                                                           the 1900's, and leaves the fut-
                                                           ure in the hands of the new gen'                 PHARMACY
  Ballet TOILET TISSUE, 4 roll pack,            49$
                                                           eration and in her grandchildren
                                                           David and Dennie, and grand-                                 537-5534
  Garden Gate Blended JUICE, 48 oz.,           37$         child, Carla, all of Galiano Is-
                                                           land.
                                                                When the phone rang early
                                                                                                        LARGER SPACE
  PRODUCE                                                  on Monday morning - around
                                                           eight o'clock, Beryl's voice
  Emperor GRAPES, 2 Ibs.,                   49$            came in clearly across the
  #
   2 Cello Bag POTATOES, 20 Ibs., .........79$             stormy seas to tell me the news
                                                           of her mother's passing. The
  Red Delicious APPLES, Hand! Pak....... $2.29             wind was howling in protest and
                                                           rain slapped against the
  MEAT                                                     windows, blending with the
                                                           family sadness that always foll-
  Cross Rib ROAST, lb.,               69$                  ows a death. Then in a short
  Blade POT ROAST, lb.......          59$                  time, a change came, the
                                                           storm subsided and a triumphant
  "By The Piece" BACON SIDE, lb.,     59$                  sun peeped out, watery it is
     ORDERS TAKEN FOR CHRISTMAS TURKEYS                    true, but bright and cheerful
                                                           and I knew that was the way it .
                   537-5553                                is- there is always a bright side
                                                           and life begins with death and
                                                          those who pass on are renewed
                                                           in life, as Ella Wheeler Wilcox

                    Winter Tires
                                                           says in her poem " Beyond" ,
                                                           "More beautiful, more prec-
                                                           ious than before".
                                                                Mrs. Scott's father, the
                                                                                                    LARGER SELECTION
                      20% OFF!                             Rev. E.F. Wilson, came to
                                                          Salt Spring in 1894, after many
                                                          years in missionary work in
                                                          Sarnia and Sault.Ste. Marie in                 TURKEY DRAW
                                                                                                                        ANNUAL

       ISLAND GARAGE
      COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE "
                                                          Ontario. He was there during
                                                          the Louis Riel rebellion in 1885,
                                                          visited the Cree Indian rebel
                                                          Big Bear, leader of the Frog
                                                                                                  ANY PURCHASE OF $5oOO OR MORE QUALIFIES
                                                                                                      YOU FOR A CHANCE ON A TURKEY

  GANGES                   ' 537-2911                     LaKe massacre, and Poundmak-                 ELECTRIC SHAVERS
                                                          er, another Cree rebel, after
                                                          they were caught and behind                                                     REG.         SPEC.
                                                          bars.
                                                               Rev. Mr. Wilson founded                 SUNBEAM                          -24.00-19.95
  BOXING DAY                                              missionary schools for the Ojib-
                                                           way Indians in Ontario, four
                                                          of these in fact, Shingwauk In-
                                                                                                       SUNBEAM cordless
                                                                                                       PHILLISHAVE
                                                                                                                                        -48.00-42.95
                                                                                                                                          17.95—14.95
 CABARET DANCE                                            dian School and Wawanosh,
                                                          also one in Elkhorn, M a n . ,
                                                           and another in Medicine Hat,
                                                                                                       REMINGTON 300                     3i.95-26.95
                                                          in the far west.
                                                                His eldest son Archie, was
                                                                                                                                 .95-38.95
                                                                                                       REMINGTON 500 cordless 44.<
                                                          principal there. He edited the               SCHICKSolid State 2300 47. 95—41.95
            FULFORD HALL                                  Algonia Missionary News, star-
                                                                                                        RONSON 500                       27. 95-23.95
                                                             ted in 1874, was a talented
                                                             author, writing "Our Forest
   THURSDAY DEC. 26                                          Children" which was devoted
                                                             entirely to Indian work and life
                                                               After a tremendously active
                                                                                                   INSTAMATIC CAMERAS 124 24.95—19.95

                                                          life amongst the Indians and             PERFUME* CHOC.OLATES0GIFT S E T S
        1O                                                              (Turn to Page Eight)




      GOOD                            GOOD                                               HEATING OILS                                    ON SALT SPRING
                                                                                                             &                              ISLAND
      MUSIC                           FUN                                                BULK SERVICES
                                                                FOR FURNACE SERVICING;                              FOR CONVENIENCE
                   $6.00 per couple                             CALL Fred Luddington 537-5314                       BILLS may be payed at
                                                                 or  Chester Reynolds 537 - 2410                    Mrs Moore's office, McPhillips Ave
              Reservations;
              Ellen Bennett   - 537-2078                                        G.R.KERNAGHAN LTD.
                                                                                     or 537-2318                                          Box 489, Ganges
Thursday, December 12, 1968                                               Gulf Islands DRIFTWOOD                                                                    Page Three
                                                                                                                                                    It took three of the crew to
                                                                                                                                                hold the animal for the operation
                                                                                                                              •
     •
     •   BIG GAME HUNTING IS    I                                                                                                                  If there is a moral to the incid'
                                                                                                                                                ent, it would be to check the girl
                                                                                                                                                friends teeth from time to time
                                                                                                                                                in case you lose y.our finger.
     •                                                                                                                      •                       The visitors are the third to
                                                                                                                            •                   arrive here in recent months from
         PART OF TANZANIA RANCH                                                                                             •
                                                                                                                            •
                                                                                                                                                Tanzania. Major Arthur Gale ,
                                                                                                                                                and his family came here from
                                                                                                                                                East Africa during the summer.
                                                                                                                                                Mrs. Gale is still here. Rev.
                                                                                                                                                Kevin Wiseman, pastor of the
   They didn't come here for the       Their safaris and their big game      The animals are shipped in       out of the cage. The offending    Catholic church on Salt Spring Is-
hunting season!                        have been featured on films and    quarantine and to maintain quar- finger was then amputated with       land also came here from Tanzan-
   And it's a fair bet they're not     television all over the world.     antine the ship must touch no       a pair of Mrs. Carr-Hartley's em- ia this summer.
here to take a look at farming in         Some of the names of shows      port between embarkation and        broidery scissors.
the islands.                           featuring the Rumuruti property    arrival at the port of destination.
   Mr. and Mrs. Roy Carr-Hart-         have been Zanzabuku, Magambo       They had a watery month at sea.
ley are on Salt Spring Island on a
holiday from Arusha. Tanzania
                                       (with Grace Kelly and Clark
                                       Gable) Odongo and many others.
                                                                             The animals were all in good
                                                                          shape on arrival at New York,
                                                                                                               ALEC'S MEAT MARKET
and Rumuruti in Kenya,                    Some of the Tarzan series       with the exception of one baboon
    They are enjoying a brief
visit at the home of Mrs. Carr-                                                                                              SIDE BACON —57cLb.
Hartley's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
C.C. Kirk.                                                                                                           PLACE YOUR TURKEY ORDER NOW
                                                                                                               Open Mond. Dec. 23 & Tuesd.Dec. 24 537 - 2141



                                                                                                                    VOGUE
                                                                                                                    CLEANERS
                                                                                                                     PICK-UP AND DELIVERY
                                                                                                                       EVERY WEDNESDAY
                                                                                                                     Phone Zenith 6788 (toll free)

                                                                                                               YOU NEED INCREASED
                                           FEATURE OF CARR HARTLEY RANCH IS GAME HUNTING                          INVESTMENT INCOME
                                    were filmed on the Carr-Hartley          The victim of an accident was     Having Done This For Others - Why Not For You ?
                                    farm.                                 always putting a hand in the cage
                                       When Tarzan was not swing-         of a travelling companion, a fe-     R.B.MORISON, BOX 394, GANGES                       537-5431
                                    ing through the jungle it was still   male baboon, who was travelling
                                    a Busy place. Live for Life, with     in the next crate.
                                                                                                                ROCK    QUARRYING                                 LARGE DIAMETER
                                    Yves Montand and Candice Ber-             She put up with his pestering     WATER    WELL DRILLING                                    DRILLING
                                    gen, featured recently at the         until one day she could take no       SAMPLE DRILLING                               SUBMARINE   DRILLING
                                    Haida Theatre in Vancouver, was       more of it and bit off one of his
                                    filmed on the East African prop-      fingers. Unfortunately, she didn't             OR       FAST   EFFICIENT           SERVICED
                                    erty.                                 make a good clean job of it, but
                                       Roy Carr-Hartley filmed a new      left it hanging. The severed fing-                              CALL
                                   series of animal pictures before       er was hanging on to the hand by
 THE LONG AND THE SHORT
 OF IT ON AFRICAN FARM.
                                   leaving for Canada. This will be
                                   called "Animal Magic" , with
                                   Jimmy Morris. It will be shown
                                                                          a bit of flesh and sinews.
                                                                              Emergency surgery aboard a
                                                                          ship is prompt and effective, but
                                                                                                                    TRI-K DRILLING LTD
                                   by the British Broadcasting Corp-      it lacks equipment.
   They don't need to come west
for hunting.                        oration in London, commencing
                                    December 8.
                                                                              The animal was tempted by
                                                                          Mr. Carr-Hartley to a banana.         31B3 NORLAND AVE.
                                                                                                                                                          298-7911
   The firm of Carr -Hartley and
                                       Operating a cattle ranch in        He put out his good hand to grab          BURNABY 2. B.C.
Sons Ltd. occupies part of their
time. When they are not concer- Tanzania is not simply a matter           it and was promptly held. The in-            298-7911                           581-4316
ning themselves with the stock      of cow-punching and filming.          jured limb was lassoed and drawn
they are enjoying a sideline that      The Carr-Hartleys have just
has put their East African farm on  escorted a consignment of giraffe,
many a film.                        baboon, antelope and other anim
   They conduct sight-seeing,       als to New York. They came to         537-555lMOUAT BROS. LTD
photographic and shooting safaris. the west coast after unloading
                                   their bag.                                                    SERVING THE GULF ISLANDS SINCE 1907
   SIR PHILIP LIVINGSTONE,
                F.R.C.S.(Edin)         SUDDEN DEATH                          >WHY BUCK THE CITY T R A F F I C ?                                  LADIES CARDIGANS
  EYE PHYSICIAN & SURGEON                      OF INFANT                     >WE CAN  MEET THE PRICES                                                  & PULLOVERS
                                            Douglas Andrew, infant son       kYOU CAN  PARK THE CAR
  :ontinues his Consulting Practice
              At
 Vlaple Bay - R.R.I Duncan,B.C..
                                        of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Cun-
                                        ningham, Ganges, died sudden-                                                                         $7.95-$15
              On
                                        ly at home on Monday, Dec, 9.                                                       Full Range of        GIRLS CARDIGANS
                                        He is survived by his parents;                                                       Attractively
    Tuesday        Thursday             an older sister, Carol, and his                                                                              & PULLOVERS
    Wednesday Saturday                  twin sister, Debbie.                                                                  Boxed
         By Appointment                     Grandparents are Mr. and
        Phone 746 - 4331                                                                                                      CHOCOLATES
                                        Mrs. Guy Cunningham and Mr.
                                        and Mrs. J. Netterfield. All                      TMAIN FLOOR?                                     Girls & Ladies
     H .S.NOAKES                        are of Ganges.                                   ALL ELECTRIC                                      NYLON PILE JACKETS

     N OTARY PUBLIC
                                           Services will be held on
                                        Thursday morning at 10 am in
                                                                                             APPLIANCES
       Wills - Mortgages
  ^Conveyancing - Documents
                                        St. Mark's Church, with Arch-
                                        deacon R.B. Horsefield offici-            rELECTRicSHAVERS1
 10 am - 4pfn Except Saturday's         ating.                                  £*         19.85-39.88
       537-2114 office^                    Arrangements were by the
     ' 537-2336 res.                   .Goodman Funeral Home.                        ELECTRIC                                                        FLOOR
                                                                                         BLANKETS                                                   CARDIGANS
             WDLFE-MILNER & ARNELL                                                         21.00-35.00                                                PULLOVERS
           BRITISH    COLUMBIA        LAND SURVEYORS                                                           »j
                   SALT    SPRING       ISLAND
                                                                                                                                         SCARVES
                             537-5333                                                                                                    SPORTS
                                                                                                                CHRISTMAS                 SHIRTS
                                                                                                                  LIGHTS
                                                                            GIRL'S & LADIES
    KENNETH C. JOLLEY & CO.                                                    PATENT PARTY
                                                                                                               indoor & outdoor
                                                                                                                   bulbs etc.
      Chartered Accountants                                                    SHOES $5.95
 ATTENDANCE AT GANGES OFFICE NEXT TO TURNER'S STORE                         SLIPPERS $2—$4.95
   ON MONDAYS 11am - 4pm Phone 537 - 2831
  Saturday By* Appointment                   Weekdays Call Toll-Free          TOYS*           r , A M F S ^ C H R I S T M A S D E C O R A T I O N S * GIFTS
  Or As necessary                            Zenith 6808 Anytime
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                                                                                                                                                             ELECTION
                   Bnfttooob                                                                                                                               (From Page One)
                                                                                                                                                   ing, so that the proportion was
                                                                                                                                                   bound to be low, it was felt.
                                                                                                                                                       In addition, there is the fact
                                                                                                                                                   that many of the eligible voters
                Published at Ganges, Salt Spring Island                                                                                            listed are not in permanent res-
       In the Province of British Columbia, every Thursday.                                                                                        idence here.
                                                                                                                                                        The relationship between the
                      Editor: Frank G. Richards                                                                                                    number on the voters' list and
                                                                                                                                                   the government figures for pop-
             Post Office Box 250, Ganges, B.C.                                                                                                     ulation aroused some amusement
                    Telephone: 604-537-2211                                                                                                             The eligible voters in the
                                                                                                                                                   North Salt Spring section of the
         Member: Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association.                                                                                            school district number almost
         Subscription Rates: $3.00 per year in Canada                                                                                              the entire population of the isl-
                             $5.00 to all foreign countries                                                                                        and , according to government
                               including the United States.                                                                                        statistics.
             Authorized as Second Class Mail,                                                                                                           Significant feature of the ball-
                                                                                                                                                   oting was the small number of
             Post Office Department, Ottawa,                                                                                                       spoiled ballots. At the Ganges
                                                                                                                                                   booths there was only one spoiled
            and for postage paid in cash.                                                                                                          vote and at Pender there were
                                                                                                                                                   three.
                    Thursday, December 12, 1968                                                                                                        Next year's board will see
                                                                                                                                                   three familiar faces give place
                                                                                                                                                   to three newcomers. A board
AN IMPRESSIVE START                                                                                                                                which has been graced in the
                                                                                                                                                   past by one lonely woman will
   Three new faces will come to the board table of the                                                                                             now enjoy the contribution of
Gulf Islands School District at its first meeting in                                                                                               three. Mrs. Allan and Mrs. Toy-
                                                                                                                                                   nbee will come to share the bur-
January. Taking their seats for the first time will be                                                                                             den with Mrs. Betty Ross, of
Mrs. June Allan, of North Fender; Mrs. Barbara                                                                                                     Mayne Island.
                                                                                                                                                        Board of trustees administers
Toynbee, of Ganges and Mr. Clifford Hatch, also of                                                                                                 the schools on the Gulf Islands
Ganges.                                                                                                                                            from its offices at Ganges.
                                                                                                                                                   Chairman of the board is George
   All three have gained the congratulations of many                                                                                               Heinekey and the secretary-treas
since their election on Saturday.                                                Hi-Lites of Island Life                                           urer is Mrs. J . R . Sturdy.
   Casualty in the fight was Mr. G.S. Humphreys, who                       SATURDAY, Dec. 14 - 9 pm - 12 pm. Wagon Wheels Christmas                  THIS IS WHAT
has been a school trustee for a number of years and who                                              Party, Mahon Hall.
                                                                           SATURDAY, Dec. 1 4 - 8 pm. Legion Turkey Bingo, Lesion                     Editor, Driftwood.
has devoted many hours every week'to the duties of                                                   Hall.                                                I think perhaps your readers
trustee. His services will be missed and his service                       SUNDAY, Dec. 15 - 11 am. Rod & Gun Club Trap Shoot. Scott
                                                                                                   Road.                                              would like to know first hand,
will be remembered.                                                                                                                                   what this man Pearson is doing,
                                                                         his onions. The law is still an      it all.                                 and why.
   Attendance at the polls was not approaching 100%.                     ass!                                    From the consulting room                It started nine years ago when
Nevertheless, it reached a figure of some 40%. This                         I believe the supplementary       here, one can see Burgoyne Bay          we thought food was much to be
                                                                         $30 is paid by the provincial        and a hint of Fulford beyond,           preferred to Christmas Cards.
compares with an average of about 25% over the                           government but as that Govt .        which is delightful. So the            Also the need was so great . It
general area on Saturday. Also boosting the turn-out                     gets a cut of the tax it is still    links are not severed, and the          still is.
                                                                         party to the assinine and tragic     company of friends made over               Five years ago I thought it
here is the fact that among the islands we have prob-                    arrangement. Furthermore,            the years, will not be lost.            would be a nice gesture of
                                                                         while working we paid enough in         If I was asked to name an           thanks to give everyone who
ably one of the highest proportions of absentee land-                    direct and indirect taxes to prov- outstanding hour of that time,            donated to the C.A.R.E. Fund
owners in the province. Many property owners are                         ide for the pension and we con-      it would be the chance meeting          a light on our tree. Just to tell
                                                                         tinue to do so.                      with the late Bill Evans, short-       the world we DO C.A.R.E.
resident part of the year in other parts of the province.                   Mr. Douglas has come out for ly after he had, through his                     To-day I am glad to report
   This was the first introduction of majority of voters                 raising the basic exemptions to      great skill, saved the life of         what I believe is something of a
                                                                         $2000 - $4000 although I cannot another animal. A cairn should              record. Already 95 people nave
to school trustee elections by secret ballot. It was a                   say if this is a definite commit-    be erected to perpetuate the           donated the sum of $635 or an
very successful introduction.                                            ment. Now what have the other        name and achievements of this          average of $6.50 each.
                                                                         candidates to say about this,        great , most humane character.             But that is by no means all.
                                                                         especially the government repre- P.C. andL.M. Livingston                    A lot of these people have sent
                                                                         sentative? Speak up! We're list- Maple Bay, B. C.                           along also Greetings and Good
                                                                         ening! It should be at least         December 6, 1968.                      wishes that make the writer very
WHY NOT USE A PEN?                                                       $1500 - $3000.                                                              humble, and very grateful that
   When voters went to the polls last week they were                                                                                                 he ever started to do this.
                                                                         F.H.A. Collins                                                                  And still that is not all.
repeatedly warned to mark their ballots with the pencil                  Box 51, Ganges, B.C.                GRATEFUL                                     In the doing of all this they
provided and not to use a ball-point pen.                                December 9, 1968                                                            have assured themselves a taste
                                                                                                             Editor,                                 of what Christmas REALLY
   Majority observed the regulations and their ballots                                                       Driftwood,                              means.
were acceptable. A few independent spirits contrav-                                                             I would like to take this op-            I am compelled to write this
                                                                            AN APPRECIATION                  portunity of congratulating the         because I want you all to know
ened the regulations, struck a blow for., voting free-                                                       voters on their excellent re-           in spite of a selfish world like
                                                                         Editor, Driftwood.                  sponse in the recent election of        this, there IS much good, much
dom with a ball-point pen and bst their votes.                               We thoroughly enjoyed our
                                                                         four years on Salt Spring Island.   School Board Trustees and on            unselfishness and kindliness left
   It would be unthinkable to submit that laws were                                                          their choice of candidates.             to us yet.
                                                                         Salt Spring is beautiful. May it
made to be broken. Yet it is very difficult for the                      so remain. Maxwell Peak, re-          May I also express my sincere
                                                                         vealing a lovely scan of hills                                              George Pearson
voter to understand from his vantage point so low on                                                         appreciation to the many people         Pender Island,
                                                                         and sea over toward Vancouver       who honoured me with their              December 7, 1968
the totem pole why this'regulotion obtains.                              Island's west coast; a buttress     votes.
   Why is a ball-point pen not valid?                                    of rock, guardian of the fertile       H.E. Bryan,
                                                                         valley that sweeps on to Fulforc                                            p.s. Please note this simple
                                                                                                               R.R. 1,                               fact, $1 sends 27 Ibs. of food.
   The voter is left to wonder whether it is the type of                 Harbour; the lakes, each with         Ganges.
ink, the integrity of the voter or the reliability of the                it's own curvatures and chara-         Dec. 9, 1968                                     (Turn to Page Five)
                                                                         cter; the birds that animate,
polling station staff which is open to question.
   On the face of it, the regulation borders on the
                                                                         and the trout and bass that so
                                                                         frequently escape the anglers'
                                                                         design; the sky of many moods.
                                                                                                                      CHURCH SERVICES
                                                                                                                          DECEMBER 15, 1968
absurd.                                                                      We shall recall all these;      ANGLICAN
                                                                         and our cottage which gave          St. George's       Ganges                 Holy Communion         8;30am
                                                                         full view towards Saanich. The      St. Mark's         Central                Morning Prayer        ll:00am
Letters to the Editor                                                    intimate proximity of the Ful-
                                                                         ford Harbour shore lines; the
                                                                                                             St. Mary's
                                                                                                             St. Mary Mag-
                                                                                                             dalene
                                                                                                                                Fulford
                                                                                                                                Mayne
                                                                                                                                                       Evening Prayer
                                                                                                                                                       Holy Communion llrOOam
                                                                                                                                                                              2:30pm

PROPER' PROPOSAL.                    the tax slightly higher.            little scattered beaches on
                                         Now a pensioner without other   which we grounded the rowing        St. Margaret of    Galiano                Holy Communion     StOOam
 Editor, Priftwood.                  means gets a supplementary all-     boat for the tea break, and         Scotland                                  Evensong           3:00pm
    Last year the basic income tax   ownace of $30 bringing his mon-     perfect relaxation; the pleasure    UNITED             Ganges                 No Sunday School
 exemption was $1000 for single      thly income up to $106.50. Thus     of rowing that boat after the                                                 White gift family
 persons without dependants, dou-    the Government declares on the      day's work.                                                                   Service           llrOOam
 ble that for married persons,       one hand that you must have at          We have gone to Maple Bay       ROMAN CATHOLIC
 making it the same per person.      least $106.50 to live on and on     because, quite by chance, we        St. Paul's       Fulford                  Holy Mass              9:00am
Add $100 allowance for charity       the other hand that if you have     came upon our new home so           Our Lady of Grace Ganges                  Holy Mass             ll;00am
 donations and we get $1100 or       more than $91.67 you are weal-      wonderfully appointed to            COMMUNITY GOSPEL CHAPEL
 91.67 per month. This applies to    thy enough to pay tax so -          receive our grandchildren in                         Ganges                   Sunday School &
 all under 70 years of age includ-   "Come across!" About 150 years      summer, the 'salt chuk' lapp-                                                 Adult Bible classes lOrSOam
ing old age pensioners with other                                                                                                                      Evening Service       7:00pm
                                     ago Mr. Bumble said "The law is     ing the garden wall, so that
income. I understand this year       ahass!" Dickens gave Bumble a       Michael, Diana, John, Peter         INTERDENOMINATIONAL
the exemptions are the same but      bad name but the old feller knew    and Timothy can really enjoy                      Hope Bay                    Family Bible Hour     10:30am
Thursday, December 12, 1968                                                      Gulf Islands DRIFTWOOD                                                                       Page Five
                                                                                  NO LITTLE HOLES                      the new style.                        Price of stamps has gone up,
FENDER                                                                            AS STAMPS TEAR
                                                                                                                          Stamps will tear anywhere,
                                                                                                                       explained one sad mailer, ex-
                                                                                                                     , cept on the perforations.
                                                                                                                                                         but the more expensive stamp
                                                                                                                                                         is not a patch on the earlier
                                                                                                                                                         models.
     BY PENDERMAN                          Grimmer who last week won an             Canada Post Office has run
    Of the 1100 or so on the Pen-          electric Sunbeam toaster and          out of little holes. New stamps
ders entitled to vote for school           $25 cash in a commercial con-         have bigger holes in the per-                                  GIVE       A                537 - 2041
trustee, almost 120 turned out tc          test put on by radio C . K . D . A.   foration and patrons of toe post
vote last Saturday , Dec. 7,
Final tale showed Mrs, June
Allan with 74 votes and Mrs.
Rita Dodd 42 votes, 3 rejected
                                           Victoria. Mr. George Pearson
                                           reports that gifts are still coming
                                           in for his C.A.R.E. fund and
                                           he expects to have the lights
                                                                                 office are frequently critical of
                                                                                                                       Gift Certificate            FOR        CHRISTMAS
or spoiled ballots. We wish Mrs,           going on his tree around the 15th
Allan every success as she rep-            -each light represents a donor.                                                BEATLES NEW  ALBUM                             -$12.49
resents us on the School Board.               We notice that local store
    Sorry to hear of accidents             windows are gaily decorated and                                                ROLLING  STONES                                  $ 5.29
that happened last week to two             merchandise much in display for                                                C O U N T R Y J O E & T H E F I S H - $ 5.29
of our aged residents. On Wed-             the Christmas season.
nesday Mrs. J.C. Foote had a                  May we take this opportunity                                                  COME IN AND SEE OUR SELECTION BY -
bad fall while hanging out her             of wishing our former news corr-                                                    Tijuana Brass Irish Rovers Glen Campbell
washing. Her husband, Dr.                  espondents for Pender, Miss                           \ Shop                       Jim Reeves     Dean Martin  Engelbert Humperdinck
Foote rushed her to Jubilee Hos-           Frances Saville and Kirs. W.L.                                                            AND MANY OTHER GREAT ARTISTS
pital, Victoria where after care-          Shirley a very happy Christmas                        Beauty
ful examination it was reported
she had a broken hip and would
                                           wherever they are. Somewhere                    537 - 2610                   DAVES                RECORD                 SERVICE
                                           in the Victoria area.
be confined to the hospital for               At the Women's Institute
at least 1U days ,                         meeting held last week, it was
    A couple of days later our             decided to adopt a new Korean
neighbor Mr. Duncan McDonald
while working in his tool shed
accidently touched his running
                                           child, it is about their sixth or
                                           seventh that they have been car-
                                           ing for. The ladies are also pre-
                                                                                 SIDNEY SPORTING GOODS
                                                                                              Across from Sidney Post Office on Beacon Ave.                 656 - 2031
saw and badly cut the fingers of           paring for the call of the Christ-,
his right hand. Nurses, Mrs.               mas Ship as it calls at Pender
Myrtle Wilson and Miss Alice               again, also they are helping in
Auchterlonie living nearby dress
ed it, then Mr. Laurie drove
him to Jubilee Hosiptal where
                                            the Christmas treats to the
                                           children, etc.                                ff
                                                                                              FREE                                                             59.95
he will be under doctors and
                                                 MORE LETTERS                                CHANCE
nurses care for a few days.
    The Bake Sale put on by the
P . T . A . at Cedarwood, Hope                     (From Page Four)
                                                                                          On $30 Sirombecker                                                    BICYCLES
Bay last Saturday was well pat-                                                           Road Racing Set -                                                       BUY       NOW
ronized. They netted $35. Also             SHE IS GRATEFUL
the same day a number of the               Editor, Driftwood.                             With each purchase
residents enjoyed an open house                May I express, through                                                                                          STORED TILLXMAS
party at the grand new home of                                                                 of $5.00
                                           your columns, my appreciation
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sketch of               of the support and confidence
Port Washington, rather new res-           shown by voters of the Pender Is
idents to our island. We wish              lands who cast their ballots in         SPORTS FISHING TACKLE A BADMINTON EQUIPMENT • ROLLER SKATES A B A S K E T B A L L
them much happiness in their               my favor on Saturday.
new home,                                      I would also like to congrat-
    Mrs, H. Estell who has been            ulate Mrs. Allan on her success
visiting her daughter-in-law,              at the polls.
Mrs. Paul Estell last three weeks
leaves this week for her home
in Alberta.                                Rita Dodd (Mrs)
    Congratulations to Mrs. Don            North Pender Is.
                                           December 9, 1968                                                    ROD& GUN CLUB
                      GALIANO
    BY MARY BACKLUND
    Seems as though there isn't
much news from Galiano this
                                           wife, Barbara were frequent vis-
                                           itors to their parents home on the
                                                                                                         TRAP SHOOT
week, so we will try to give a             Island, and we were all saddened
little column, a la Papa J o h n . . . .   at his sudden passing.
only he tells me he writes his in
the bathtub, and this old reporter
can't see above this bathtub, so
the conventional way will have
                                           |l!o5viTNION                                         SUNDAY DEC. 15
to do. Can't keep up to that                      "Newly Renovated
sparkly Saturnalite, anyway!                      "Dining Lounge
    We are glad to see Cecil Mor-
isette home from a long stay in                   •"'Free Parking                                                            11 AM
Chemainus hospital, also Arthur
Price, home from Lady Minto,                    VICTORIA'S                                                LAST       SHOOT          OF     THE         YEAR
at Ganges.
    Stanley Page is away from the            WONDERFUL HOTEL
Island for a week or so, and in                 759 YATES ST.
his absence, Ronald, their eldest                                                                                     OTHER CLUBS INVITED
son, who lives at Nanaimo, has                   VICTORIA
some holidays, so he is looking                  384-4136
after the farm, and the taxi bus-
iness.
    Tommy Head, jr., who is at
hospital in Vancouver, gets to
come home now for weekends,                                                                     SERVING ALL THE ISLANDS
so he is vastly improving.
   Recent news from Mr. and
Mrs. Billie Cottiell, who are
spending the winter months in
Culver City, California, Mrs.
                                                SALT SPRING LANDS LTD.
Cottrell is feeling much better                       PIED YOU) IflNKCW ?
now, and Uncle Bill enjoying his                                                                                      And the children learnt much and became very wise
golfing.                                             In the underdeveloped land
   We were sorry to hear of the                      There were forests and great streams,                            And they said to their parents:
death early last month of the son                    So they cleared the land and strung up bridges;                  'Our eyes arc healthy and pure and well - nourished,
                                                     There were muddy byways and coughing carts,                      'So we see you for what you arc,
in-law of Mr. and Mrs. C.O.                          So they paved the roads and built shining autos;                 'You have grubbed too hard for material tilings
Twiss, Eric Howard. He and his                       There were homeless and hungry people,                           'And behold! You are unclean to our sight!
                                                     So they built many homes and produced a glut of grain;           'Do you not see the mess you have left in the world ?
                                                     There were many sick and many ignorant,                          'There arc many underdeveloped lands,
                                                     So they built large hospitals and founded huge                   'They have forests and great streams
                                                     universities;                                                    'You should clear their lands and string up bridges ;

    CABLEtiSION                                      And their children went to the universities,
                                                     And sat at the feet of great masters;
                                              BOX 69, GANGES
                                                                                                                      'They have muddy byways and couching carts
                                                                                                                       You should pave their roads and .

                                                                                                                                                               PHONE: 537-5515

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            PHONE
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Page Six                                                    Gulf Islands DRIFTWOOD                                           Thursday, December 12, 1968

                                                                                                                               SATURN A
                  BUSINESS DIRECTORY                                                                                               The historical people had
                                                                                                                               their meeting last week and
                                                                                                                               were very enthused about tantal-
                                                                                                                               izing Taimai Hindmarchs' week
                                A NAME IN A FLASH *** HANDY GUIDE TO LOCAL SERVICES                                            long historical do in the Hall
                                                                                                                               earlier in the year. Mr. New
 Gulf Plumbing                        FOR                       NELS DEGNEN                  SHEFFIELD                         showed pictures of his world trav-

   & Heating
                                 ALL YOUR BUILDING
                                      NEEDS CALL -
                                                              Bulldozing                     RADIO-TV                          elling and it was a very nice aff-
                                                                                                                               air despite the fact that we of
                                                                                                                               Saturna were busy putting in a
   Fred Luddington                                           LAND CLEARING                      'ZENITH'                       new floor in ye kitchen which
    Free Estimates
                                Cruick shank                  EXCAVATIONS                    RCA VICTOR'                       hindered lovely Lorraine Camp-
                                                                                                                               bell in providing Saturna's world
CYCLOS OIL BURNERS              Construction                 ROAD BUILDING, etc.            "olour and Black & White T . V
                                                                                              Guaranteed Manufacturers         famous hospitality.
  McPhillips Ave, Ganges.                                                                    Service To All Makes                 We had one of our quarterly
                                L.G.CRUICKSHANK 537-5628     , P.O. Box 63, Ganges                                             meetings of the Community
       537-5314                 G.D.CRUICKSHANK 537-2950      PHONE: 537-2930                  537-5693                        Club last week also. It was a
                                                                                                                               very placid meeting. We didn't
     SALT SPRING                                               CURLANE
                                  Victoria                                                       SOIL                          even discuss the cemetery prob-
     FREIGHT                     Paving Co.
                                                             DRY-WALL LTD.
                                                              * WALLBOARD APPLICATION       PERCOLATION
                                                                                                                               lem. Louisa Gal Money was in
                                                                                                                               the chair and our Padre Rev. J.
      SERVICE LTD.                                            * TAPING AND FILLING                                             Dangerfield gave us a soothing

  ? MflVINfi ?                     WE SPECIALIZE IN
                                   *DRIVEWAYS
                                                              * BEAUTIFUL TEXTURED
                                                              * INSULATION
                                                                              CEILINGS         TESTS                           financial picture. Tom David-
                                                                                                                               son "volunteered" to be our rep
                                                                                                                               on the new inter-island comm-
 LOCAL & LONG DISTANCE             *TENNIS COURTS             ALL WORK GUARANTEED                                              ittee , who have not got a proper
 Information: 537 - 2031                                            Free Estimates                                             name for themselves yet but has
    Jim Mollison - Ganges
      or :w,i - 7331 Victoria
                                   *PARKING LOTS             Call Curly Mace at              FIBRE GLASS                        something to do with regional
Free Estirnates__                   Phone: 537 -2031                         112-748-9421                                      planning. BUT don't let anyone
                                                                                            PEPTIC TANKS                       think we are not alive. The
  AageVilladsen                                                NORTHWESTERN                 SUPPLIED & INSTALLED
                                                                                                                               Christmas Party is coming up .
       BUILDING                    SIGNS                         CREAMERY
                                                                 PRODUCTS                          ***
                                                                                                                               and we are going to have a real
                                                                                                                               whingding on my birthday, New
                                                                                                                               Years Eve.
      CONTRACTOR
                                 *TRUCK LETTERING                                           DITCHING - LOADING                    This is one piece of news that
     Quality Homes                                             Delivery twice weekly                                           is rather awkward to put in per-
                                 *SHOW CARDS                                                                                   spective, but here goes. Benny
  Renovations * Additions                                   Contact :
         Cabinets                   Art Simons
                                    Fulford Harbour          G .M. H E I N E K E Y
                                                                                            i.H.Harkema                        Begon arrived the other day by
                                                                                                                               "BARGE???" from Salt Spring
  FREE ESTIMATES                                                                                                                and the occasion was the bringing
GANGES     537-5412                  537 - 2370               P h o n e : 537-5732          CALL537-2963                        over here of the remains of Salt
                                                                                                                               Spring's pozzolan plant. At just
WJ. Mollison                         S.WAWRYK,                 MAYNE                        G.I. WINDOW
                                                                                                                               about the same time Grandma
                                                                                                                               devilish Donna Begon arrived
                                                                                                                               home from Edmonton with a
  Screened &. Washed Gravel
                                BULLDOZING                    SAWMILL
  Road Gravel & Gravel ['ill
  I'lusli Coat Driveways
  Grading                        -BACKFILLING-Etc.            BUY DIRECT & SAVE
                                                                                               CLEANERS                        "BRAGG" envelope full of pict-
                                                                                                                               ures of the heir to the Begon
                                                                                                                               millions(?) At any rate as Al
                                                                Lumber all sizes                  WINDOWS                      Kerr put it we have devilish
  Agent for Victoria Paving                                                                                                    Donna and Benny home and an
  PHONE: 537-2031                                            T & G Cedar Decking                  FLOORS                       awful lot of junk from Salt
                                Box 131        537 - 2301                                                                      Spring .
  BOX-73, GANGES                G'anges         Evenings       539-264O                           CARPETS                         Last week the Saturna Island
                                                                                                  WALLS                        "KIDS" were on the noon show
        BROWN'S                   DICK'S                        TRACTOR                                                        of Channel 6. Tantalizing Taimi
SEPTICROOTER
 & SEWER
              TANK                RADIO & TV
                                  GANGES                         SERVICE
                                                                                               C. GUTTERS
                                                                                                COMPLETE FLOOR
                                                                                                                               Hindmarch and lively Lexie
                                                                                                                               Mogg had taken the school kids
                                                                                                                               over to Victoria for the do.
                                                                                                 MAINTENANCE
                                                                BRUSH CUTTirQG                                                 About all we can say is that the
   SERVICE
   Ernie Booth
                                           ADMIRAL TV
                                           Radio & Small
                                                             POST HOLE DIGGING               Rugs Cleaned In Our Plant
                                                                                                 Or in your home
                                                                                                                               TV scouts for talent don't have
                                                                                                                               to look any further.
                                                             PLASTIC PIPE LAYING            FREE PICK UP & DELIVERY               Like all of the Gulf Islanders
 Plumbing & Heating                          Appliances      PLOWING & DISCING                                                 we never never seem to do what
 Phone: 537 - 5712                         537 - 2943       RON CUNNINGHAM 537-5310           537-5417                         we say we will do until "tomorr-
                                                                                                                               ow" . We meant to save last
                                                                                                                               year's "CARE" sign but we forgot
  CHIMNEY                       W.BANGERT                    BEAVER PT.                     Lapham & Lewis                     to. Fortunately George Sargent
                                                                                                                               who painstakingly does them for
  CLEANING                                                    SAWMILL                                                          us went to work and did us a cou-
           SERVICE
                                Construction                                                  Electric Ltd.                    ple of new ones plus several oth-
                                                                                                                               ers for our Christmas party.
                                                               Rough Lumber of               •ELECTRIC CONTRACTING
      *ROOFING                    'HOMES                                                                                       These "Care" signs for Pender are
                                  •CABINET WORK                   All Sizes                  •APPLIANCES & REPAIRS             in each store so come on and
  Gutters denned & repaired       'REMODELLING                                               •HAVE OWN FAST BOAT               let's see your name on the list.
                                                               Special Orders Cut                                              After all this is an "OUTER IS-
W.G.MOSSOP                        •COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS                                     2354 BEACON, SIDNEY                LAND PROJECT."
R U RJ Fulford Harbour           Phone:537 - 5692             537-2952                       PHONE: 656 - 1636                    We have had an "Organ"
                                                                                                                               cluttering up of all places the

 MOBILE SHOP
   I lome Appliances
                                  CONSTRUCTION
                                 The Island House'
                                                                  Painting
                                                                     &                       DRIFTWOOD
                                                                                                                               "women's" room in the Hill for
                                                                                                                               years. It belonged to the school
                                                                                                                               as a gift originally but as the
                                                                                                                               school had no use for it it was
   Lawn Mowers
   Power Saws & Pumps
                                         &                        Decorating                     FOR                           deposited in the Hall. Tom Dav-
                                                                                                                               idson has bought if from the
  Tractors & Bulldozers '        Contractor For All
 Welding & Mechanical            Types of Building           1 EMM EL X VOLOUARDSEN
                                                                                               RUBBER                          school board and now all we
                                                                                                                               have to get rid of is a record
       Repairs                     C^W.McClean
                                                                  537-2280                     STAMPS                          player. This machine is a bar-
                                                                                                                               gain so if anyone interested
      537 - 2494                              537-2117                                                                         wants a record player let's know
                                                                                                                                   The only visitors on the Islanc
WORLD WIDE MOVING
 Moving to the Gulf Islands ?   Esso STOVE OIL                   AL PISTELL                      SCARFF                        this week were Bucky, jangling
                                                                                                                               Janice, Kitten Kelly Crooks of
                                                                                                                               Pender Island over wisiting Barry
     LET                        Esso FURNACE OIL            SEPTIC TANK                     DRILLING BLASTING
                                                                                                                               and bantering Bernice Crooks at
                                                                                                                               their Lyall Hill cottage. "OF"
                                     MARINE DOCK
        MOVE YOU
Local & Long Distance Moving
                                                             C LE AN E RS                                                      course my two young lady friends
                                                                                                                               next door, shimmering Sam and
2741 Skeena St.Vancouver.B.C     Norman G.                    REMEMBER -                    DIGGING LOADING                    shining Shelley were on hand to
                                                                                                                               bug Uncle Bucky with unanswer-
                                                             If your plumbing is plugged                                       able questions.
   437-3756                       MOUAT                      And you can't use it -
                                                                                               BULLDOZING                          There is kind of a bee on to-
                                                                "Call the man                                                  day as Lloyd Smith has Barry,
    W.C.CARLSON                                                  Who won't refuse it"                                          Bucky and Johnny helping him
                                                                                             *CULVERTS
SHEET METAL                     IMPERIAL ESSO SALES                  *Toilets                                                  put up his forms for his new
                                                                                                                               home. He will get more help as
                                                                     *Sinks                  *WELL CASINGS
    LTD.                             AGENT
                                                                     * Septic Tanks
                                                                                                                               he goes along, "WHY?" because
                                                                                                                               Lloyd is our rock in a weary land
     *OIL HEATING                                                                            *FIBREGLASS SEPTIC                so far as music is concerned and
     IMPERIAL OIL                                                    * Drains                      TANKS                       gladly plays his geetar at any
        SERVICING                                              All Work Guaranteed                                             and all do's. The bread you cast
                                                                        Phone:                                                 out on the waters "DOES" come
                                    Box 347, Ganges
Res.
537-2914
                    Office
                 537-5621              537-5312
                                                              Valcourt Building Supplies
                                                                     537-5531                 537-2920                         back to you. At least here on
                                                                                                                               Saturna it does.
Thursday, December 12, 1968                                               Gulf Islands DRIFTWOOD                                                                                  Page Seven
                                                                                                                   as we know nothing was found.     though it may be a false alarm.
                                                                                                                   No one would want to risk            Mr. Lin Sayer of New West-
                                                                                                                   men's lives by being uncon-       minster spent the week end
   537-2211
                  CLASSIFIED ADS                                         Write to DRIFTWOOD,
                                                                                                                   cerned and do nothing even


                                                                                                                                ISLAND WELL
                                                                                                                                                     with his parents.


 Deadline for Classified - Tuesday Noon
 Deadline for News
 Deadline for Display
                         - Monday 5pm
                         - Monday 5pm
                                                                         BOX 250, GANGES, B.C.
                                                                              or PHONE 537 -2211
                                                                                                                                  DRILLING
                                                                                                                                  WATER WELLS'
                                                                                                                       Owner-Operated Rig          Reasonable Rates
         FOR SALE                          COMING EVENTS                               WANTED
                                                                                                                                        FREE ESTIMATES
       THOR FISH RETAIL                                                      LISTINGS WANTED AS WE
Orders taken for shrimp, crab,
                                      CWL BINGO; FRIDAY, DEC. 20,            have people who are desirous of           W. J . Wi I l i a m s        W. J . W i l l i a m s
                                      Church Hall, 8 pm.                     living on our beautiful island.                                   #
etc. for December 15. Phone
                                                                             Also oe sure to see us for your
                                                                                                                              W r i t e : R.R. 1, Lad/smith, B.C.
537^5577
                                           MISCELLANEOUS                     insurance needs. Cam Bastedo                        PHONE: CH5 - 2078
SALT SPRING LANDS LTD.                                                       Agencies Ltd. Box 353, Ganges,            Contact Doug Parsons, R.R 0 *1, Ganges, B.C.
           JIM SPENCER                    P AND K ROOFING                    B.C.                   537-5363
We have Acreage, Homes and            A complete line of roof repairs &      USED POSTAGE STAMPS WITF
Lots listed in nearly every area
on Salt Spring by more than 30
                                      installation. Also cement work
                                      By hour or contract. 537-5750
                                                                             1/4 " of paper left around them
                                                                             For Leprosy Mission work.
                                                                                                                     THE LIGHT TOUCH
vendors. My sincere wish is to
be of service to these vendors           FERNWOOD STORE
                                                                             Collected by Mrs. V . W . Men-
                                                                             zies, Fender Island-.j^ c.
                                                                                                                               BY H.J.CARLIN
and to anyone interested in dis-      Open Tuesday till Saturday
cussing real estate. Call me at                                             LANDSCAPE DESIGNER AND~~               •OVER HEARD AT AN AMERICAN DOCTOR'S OFFICE:DOCTOR TO
;537-5515 or 537-2154                                                       Nursery man, wishes to rent or          PATIENT; "I WONDER IF YOU HAVE ENOUGH LIFE-SAVINGS TO
                                             10 am - 7 pm                   lease , preferably with option to       SPEND TWO OR THREE DAYS IN HOSPITAL ?"
FIR BARK & FIRE PLACE WOOD            Sunday 1 pm - 7 pm                    buy - a house on the Gulf Islands
Phone 537-5750                                                              Contact C.G. Mortensen, Vic-           'HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF - WHEN THE MINISHIRT FIRST
                                      Monday Closed all day.                toria.    382 - 0201                   APPEARED IT WAS WORN BY GREEK SOLDIERS AND NOW
   EXCELLENT BOTTLE CAPPER,                                                                                         ABOUT WOMEN'S MINISKIRTS, "I WONDER WHAT THEY
ideal for capping bottles. We         Trade your beer bottles in for
have given up hats. Make an off-
er for this capper of caps. 7-2324.
                                      B.A. Gas.                            G All ANO CLUB                           WILL BE UP TO NEXT ?"
                                                                                                                            And be sure to call us for your insurance,
                                      HARMONY DECORATORS                         A recent meeting of the Gal-
 21" MARCONI TV, RADIO &
Phonograph combination. New
                                         Interior & Exterior Painting
                                            Trailer Painting
                                                                             iano Club, with president Mar-
                                                                             garet (Mrs. F . E . ) Robson in the
                                                                                                                       H.J.CARLIN INSURANCE
                                                                                                                             FIRE - AUTOMOBILE - MARINE - LIABILITY
picture tube and collar. $149.00        Paper Hanging & Vinyl work           chair, discussed plans for the
                537 - 5449
                                                A.J. ARSENAULT
                                                                             gala New Year's Eve Cabaret, to
                                                                             be held in the Hall beginning at
                                                                                                                   CALL537-2939 OR 537-
        SAY YOU SAW IT                     1024McClure, Victoria             9p.m.
        IN DRIFTWOOD                                385-8834                    Earl Young is the convener for
COPPER FIRESCREEN & COM-
panion set and Copper trimmed         .PLOUGHING, ROTOTILLING,
                                                                             this very fancy affair, and we
                                                                             had all better get out our best        HARBOUR GROCERY
wood holder. Like new. $25.           Haying, brush cutting, posthole        and prettiest dresses and our men            QUALITY & SERVICE
537^2975                              digging; cedar fence posts —      ~j 'their white shirts and TIES, al-
                                      50^ a piece.         537-2157          though it is not strictly formal,     COME IN AND SEE OUR DECORATIONS FOR
R C A VICTOR 23" CONSOLE                                                     when the ladies work for weeks        YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE-Candy Canes.2$ - 5$ - 10$
TV -As new, $149.50. Fully                    PAINTING                       on a pretty dress, they want to
guaranteed. Sheffield Radio &                                                see the men in white shirts and                           Assorted Figurines
TV.        537-5693                         Quality Workmanship             ties, too!                                                 Santa Clauses
                                                                                In order to give each and
                                           Wally Rogers 537-2345            every one comfortable seating,                             Christmas Bells
             GIFTS                                                          the strictly advance ticket sale           A Good Assortment of GIFTS for Men, Women and Children
                                       NEED ANY CERAMIC TILING,
                                       floor tiling, wallpapering or        must necessarily be geared to              ORDERS TAKEN FOR ICE CREAM YULE LOGS
      VESUVIUS STORE                                                        that capacity. There are 100
                                       painting done? Let Tom do it.
                                                                            tickets available now from mem-
                                                                                                                                  ANDEGGNOGS
          537-5742                     Phone 537-5344 or write Tom
          10am - 7pm                   Volquardsen, Box 385, Ganges         bers of the committee, and it
      Closed Fridays.          __      or leave message at 537-5742.       ^sounds like a real fun party, with                                 LEGION
                                                                            music by "David and the
LOVELY CHRISTMAS GIFT.
Back muskrat jacket. Size 14.
Fingertip length, cocktail cuffs.
                                       OLD FASHIONED BATHROOM
                                       sets, sinks, plumbing, fixtures,
                                                                           'Darlings", and a huge buffet
                                                                            supper under the capable plann-
                                                                            ing of Mrs. Robson and Mrs.
                                                                                                                       TURKEY BINGO
Excellent condition. $95.
.539-2380
                                       wood stoves, heaters, chester-
                                       field and chairs, etc. or what
                                                                            Hank Knudson.
                                                                                                                       SATURDAY DECEMBER 14
VIKING PORTABLE RECORD
                                       have you? 537-2482
                                      FOR INTERIOR - EXTERIOR
                                                                              FERNWOOD                                                    LEGION HALL
                                                                  by JESSIE SAYER
Player. $35. Playpen, $6.                     Decorating                                                                                           8pm
                                                                      An item in this paper men-
Phone 537-2231                             Phone  385-7810        tioned the fact that a Hover-                               ADMISSION -             $1.50
MODERN UPRIGHT PIANO. AS                                          craft had paid a first visit to
new. Terms: $30 month. No '        Conan Mayell, Apt. 1, 101 Men- Ganges but to we Fernwood                                     Extra Cards -         25 $
Down payment. 537-5331             zies St. Victoria, B. C.       people it's almost 'old hat' as                           GET      YOUR          TICKETS         EARLY
                                        LOW'S FURNITURE           we've seen and heard it several
        SPECIAL GIFTS             Moving 2 miles out. Fulford-    times on Trincomali Channel.
              for                •Ganges Road.                        The channel has been very
       SPECIAL PEOPLE
 By Beauty Counsellors of Canada TREE PRUNING—EVERGREENS,
                                                                  busy with freighters coming
                                                                  and going and it's interesting
                                                                                                                       NEW YEARS EVE BALL
 Phone; Helen Colpman,
 537-5318 or 383-7474.
                                  etc. Landscaping and general
                                  gardening. C.G. Mortensen,
                                                                  to read the names during the
                                                                  day and admire the lights at                         SMORGASBORD DINNER
                                  Victoria. 382-0201.             night as many of the ships are                    SALT SPRING ISLAND GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB
 THREE SUFFOLK SHEEP. 1 RAM                                       brightly lit.
 & 2 ewes. 537-2127.              TO BE GIVEN AWAY—PUP-               The police boat was called                     Dance to the strains of the lovely ELECTROHOME
                                  pies, 6 weeks old, will give to out a few days ago for what a-
 HEAVY DUTY POWER-SAW,              ood home. Mother, thorough-                                                      organ played by Mr. Steven Barclay, of Victoria
 $40. 1958 Austin—good run-
 ning condition. 537-5328.
                                      t
                                    red Collie. 537-2468.
                                                                  ppeared to be a small boat on
                                                                  fire off Wallace Island. As far
                                                                                                                               MUSIC . „ .9 PM             2AM
    CARD OF THANKS
 I WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL
                                            SALTY" ANNUAL..                                                                 COME AND HAVE A WONDERFUL TIME !
                                                                                                                            AND BRING IN THE NEW YEAR OF 1969
 those who supported me at the
 Saturday School Board Election.
 I will endeavor to be worthy of
                                                                             1969                                                                              $10 a couple
                                                                                                                                                               Reserve your
 the confidence shown me.
 Barbara Toynbee
 WE WOULD LIKE TO EXPRESS
                                                                        IS NOW ON                                                                               Tickets!
                                                                                                                                                                537-9700
 gratitude and appreciation to                                                                                                                                           1
                                                                                                                                                               l!.'it.       -   \Vi.semakers
 those who have helped and offer
 ed sympathy for our recent
 bereavement •
 jMrs. Buchanan and family
                                                                             SALE                                         GIFTS FOR GOLFERS
                                                                                                                                 at the P R O S H O P
       WORK WANTED                                                                                                             SALT SPRING ISLAND GOLF CLUB
                                                                                      AT                                  Viyella Shirts         Golf Clubs
 WORK OF ANY KIND.        PHONE                                                                                           Golf Sox              Golf Balls
 537-2423 anytime.

    WANTED TO RENT
                                                                       DRIFTWOOD                                          Golf Umbrellas
                                                                                                                          Golf Gloves
                                                                                                                                                 Golf Carts
                                                                                                                                                Golf Score Holders
 FURNISHED COTTAGE OR
                                                                                                                                                 Ladies' Carry-all Bags
 apartment with meals provided.                                                                                     There is still time to order new Golf Rags or clubs c n 7 o -7 n n
 Non-drinker and non-smoker.                                                                                                        in time for Christmas               OO/-7/UO
      654
Page Eight                                                          Gulf Islands DRIFTWOOD                                                Thursday, December 12, 1968
                                                                                                       tail merchandising in various            D 'n' E will formally open
NEW BUSINESS ON GANGES HILL                                                                            communities in Canada and the
                                                                                                       United States.
                                                                                                          Dendron Enterprises will
                                                                                                                                            on Friday at noon.
                                                                                                                                               New store will maintain un-
                                                                                                                                            usual hours. It will open at
    Veteran of the Second        store to open on Salt Spring Is-   Gavin Bilton, who left Fulford     trade here as D 'n E.                midday and remain open until
World War who has returned to    land on Friday.                    18 years after operating the          The new store is located in       8 pm.
his old home is the manager of      Operating Dendron Enterpri-        In the intervening years Mr.    the old forest rangers building         Mr. Bilton came here with
the new wholesale appliance      ses Ltd. new appliance store is    Bilton has been engaged in re-     on Ganges Hill. It is planned to     the conviction that Salt Spring
                                                                                                       import appliances of all kinds       Island needs a store specializing
                                                                                                       and to offer them at wholesale       in appliances. He has latterly
                                                                                                       prices.
                BE SURE TO CALL OR SEE                                                                                                      been operating a store in the
                                                                                                                                            State of Washington and has
                                                                                                                                            lined up a number of suppliers
                                                                                                           Mutual Fire Insurance
         SHEFFIELD                                                                                             Co. of B.C.
                                                                                                                                            and manufacturers to import
                                                                                                                                            his stock.
                                                                                                                                               Native son of Alberta, the

            RADIO-TELEVISION                                                                                 Founded in 1902 by The
                                                                                                           Farmers of British Columbia.
                                                                                                             GULF AGENTS;
                                                                                                                                            new store operator went to war
                                                                                                                                            with the infantry and was in-
                                                                                                                                            valided back to England after
  YOUR ZENITH RCA-VICTOR DEALER                                                                        Render       Max Allan
                                                                                                                                            being wounded.
                                                                                                                                                He is here on Salt Spring Is-
                                                                                                       Salt Spring- H.J.Carlin              land by himself, but he expects
         FOR BEST PRICES                 AND    GUARANTEED REPAIRS                                                                          his wife and daughter to join
         TO ALL M A K E S                  C O L O U R T . V . S P E C I A L I ST                      Galiano      Donald New              him as soon as his affairs are
                                                                                                                                            entirely settled.
                                                                                                       Saturna--John McMahon
                   PHONE: 537-5693 FOR SERVICE                                                         Mayne     John Pugh
                                                                                                                                               Door prize when the store
                                                                                                                                            opens .on Friday will be a Speed
                                                                                                                                            Queen dryer. Draw will take
                                                                                                                                            place on Saturday evening at
                                                                                                                                            closing time, 8 prn.


                                                                                                                                              GOVERNMENT MEN
                                                                                                                                              ARE VERY BUSY

              CHECK THESE TIME SAVING                                                                                                         MEN, CHAMBER
                                                                                                                                              IS INFORMED
                                                                                                                                                Government officials and


                      TELEPHONE TIPS                                                                                                         cabinet ministers are busy men.
                                                                                                                                             Salt Spring Island Chamber of
                                                                                                                                             Commerce learned last week.
                                                                                                                                                Last Wednesday Chamber
                                                                                                                                             President Gavin Reynolds expres-

                                                      and make your                                                                          sed his surprise that John Tis-
                                                                                                                                             dalle, MLA for Saanich and the
                                                                                                                                             Islands, had been unable to
                                                                                                                                             arrange an interview for the

                                                      Christmas happier                                                                      chamber with either Recreation
                                                                                                                                             Minister Kenneth Kiernan or his
                                                                                                                                             deputy.
                                                                                                                                               T. E. fircus reported on his
                                                      There is great joy in exchanging Christmas                                            efforts to gain the ministerial
                                                      Greetings by telephone. So much so, in fact, that                                     ear in connection with gaining
                                                      thousands and thousands of Canadians do so                                            funds for island parks and
                                                      each year. As a result, telephone facilities become                                   recreation areas.
                                                      crowded with traffic and you may encounter
                                                                                                                                             more about
                                                      delays in completing your calls, especially on
                                                      Christmas Day.                                                                               MRS.    SCOTT
                                                      You can avoid these delays. Just follow the                                                   (From Page Two)
                                                      telephone tips below:                                                                   writing a book, "A manual of
                                                                                                                                             the Ojibway Language", he
                                                                                                                                             came to Victoria in 1893 and
                                                                                                                                             from there was posted to be Rec-
                                                                                                                                             tor of the Salt Spring Parish.
                                                                                                                                                His life on the island is a
                                                                                                                                             long story-fifteen years of pion^
                                                                                                                                             eer Church work, beginning
                                                                                                                                             with the founding of St. Mary's
                                                                                                                                             Church in Fulford, 1894, and
                                                                                                                                             leaving about 1915 where he
                                                                                                                                             passed away in Victoria.
                                                                                                                                                 He was a "Horse and Buggy"
                                                                                                                                             parson and drove many miles
                                                                                                                                             from end to end of the island in
                                                                                                                                             his efforts to keep the people on
                                                                                                                                             the "straight and narrow".
                                                                                                                                                He took a doctor's place in
                              Make a list now of those               SECOND Don't wait until                                                 many sicknesses, carrying med-
                     persons in distant places to whom               Christmas Day itself, when cir-                                        icine over mountain trails. He
                     you plan to place Christmas greet-              cuits across Canada will be over-                                      helped Dr. Paddy Baker in sev-
                     ings calls this year. Jot down the              loaded, to place all your calls.                                       eral operations, and when the
                                                                                                                                            doctor was absent, he had acc-
                     area code and telephone number                  Spread them over the holiday                                           ess to the medicine cupboard.
                     for each one. You can get these -               season. Your family and friends                                        When there was an accident,
                     without charge - - through your                 will enjoy your calls just as much,                                    Rev. Wilson was always there
                     operator, or by following instruc-              and you'll be more certain of                                          and caring for the victim, often
                     tions in your telephone directory               getting through without delay.                                         taking him into their home un-
                     for reaching out-of-province in-                                                                                       til he recovered.
                                                                     REMEMBER          Low night rates                                          So you see, the Wilson fam-
                     formation directly.                                                                                                    ily were a part of the early
                                                                     apply after 6 p . m . daily and all                                    Salt Spring Island life and Mrs.
                     Do this now so you won't have to
                     fight heavy holiday traffic just to             day Sunday on telephone calls to                                       Kathleen Scott, one of eleven
                                                                     anywhere in Nortli America.                                            children, knew the island well
                     get your numbers. By being pre-                                                                                        and was herself known to many.
                     pared, you'll save time with your
                     Christmas calls, whether you dial               PREPARE YOUR CHRISTMAS
                                                                     PHONE LIST NOW. SPREAD                                                  IF YOU ARE INTERESTED
                     them directly or assist the opera-
                     tor by giving her the number you                YOUR CALLS.                                                            IN BUYING PROPERTY
                     want to reach.                                  And have a Happy Christmas.                                              Watch our
                                                                                                                                              Window
                                                                                                                                             for Bargains
                                                                                                                                            CAM BAST EDO
                                                                      B.C.TEL
                                                                      BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY
                                                                                                                                            AGENCIES LTD
                                                                                                                                                 Box 353,Ganges.
                                                                                                                                                    537 - 5363
Thursday, December 12, 1968                                    Gulf Islands DRIFTWOOD                                          Page Nine




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        STORE HOURS                                                        FRIDA
               12 — 8
             NOON            PM
                                                               IN OLD F O R E S T
                                                                    RANGER
                                                                    BUILDING
                                                                    ON GANGES HILL
                                                                                                   DEC.13
             ALL MERCHANDISE HAS BEEN PRICED FOR A MINIMUM
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  MOTHER SICK?....                                                                                                       VICTORIA WEDDING FOR FULFORD COUPLE
  NEW SERVICE IS HERE TO HELP
                                         There is no homemaker ser-
                                                                               FULFORD                             Number of Salt Spring Is-                Ceremony took place in the
    Mother of the family sick?                                                                                  land residents went into Victor-         Gordon Head United Church on
 Or in hospital?                      vice geared to gardening, heavy          BY BEA HAMILTON                  ia on Saturday to attend the             Torquay Drive. Reception fol-
    Then call the Salt Spring Is-     cleaning or nursing.                     Several times lately a neigh-    wedding of Annetta Grace                 lowed at Holyrood House.
 land Homemakers' Service.            Sponsors of the service feel that     bour has reported a lone killer     Rothwefl, of Fulford and Vic-
                                      where the husband is at home he       whale in and out of the harbour.    toria and Alfred Gordon House,              Attending from the island
    The service is an employment      can attend to the children. The                                           of Fulford.                              were Mr. and Mrs. Page, Mr.
agency in that it brings together'                                          If you had a special salmon
                                      system has official approval. In      marked out there with plans to                                               and Mrs. A. Sheffield, Mr.
the family in need and the vol-       the case of a person receiving                                                    Heavens no, its forty-eight      and Mrs. E. Lacy, Mr. Dun-
unteer to help.                                                             each it, forget it, and figure          as it was born in 1920! That
    The family in need simply         social assistance being in need       out something else for supper.                                               can, Mrs. A. Davis, Mr.
                                      of the services of a homemaker,       That old killer whale is a better       little old association almost        House, Snr., W. House, broth-
calls on the service and in re-                                                                                     started with a bustle and its        er of the bridegroom and Mr.
turn the service calls on one of      the provincial department will        fisherman than you.
                                      meet the costs involved.                 A cabaret dance is planned           been bustling ever since.            and Mrs. Joe Kilgour.
its volunteers to help.
                                         Homemakers are engaged at         for Boxing Night, December 26,
   The service willfind a home-
maker to help in the house. It is
not an employer and any finan-
cial arrangement is made bet-
                                      the rate of $1.35 per hour. Of
                                      this figure the homemaker takes
                                      $1.25 and the remaining dime
                                      goes to the operation of the sys-
                                                                            at the Fulford Hall with Eva
                                                                           Tahouney's orchestra in attend-
                                                                            ance.
                                                                               The W.I. meeting will be
                                                                                                                    BAMBRICK'S STORES LTD
                                                                                                                           GALIANO
ween the parties concerned.           tem.                                 held at the home of Mrs. R.
   It is strictly an emergency
service and only operates where
the need exists.
                                         Mrs. Frank Cruickshank is in
                                      charge of the service and all
                                      payments will be made to her.
                                      Similarly, request for assistance
                                                                            Lee on Thrusday, December 12,
                                                                           2 p . m . Don't forget please,
                                                                           ladies. An original letter in the
                                                                           files of the Women's Institute
                                                                                                                           Building Supplies
   The duties of the homemak-
ers involve the carrying out of
light housekeeping chores, such
                                      will be directed to Mrs. Cruick-
                                      shank.
                                         Service was set up by the Un-
                                                                           contains information that may
                                                                           surprise many people but be-
                                                                           cause it is a worthy cause and
                                                                                                                             & Hardware
                                                                                                                    Kitchen Ware           Air Conditioners Aluminum Windows
as making beds, preparing light       ited Church Women with support       children are close to the heart
meals, looking after children                                                                                       Fishifig Tackle        Lawn Mowers     .Paints
                                      of other churches. Committee         of all people, here is the ex-,
and keeping the house tidy. Ess-      includes Mrs. E.S. Coombes,          cerpt from the Women's Instit-           Duratile      PHONE 539-2616                P|ast c Panels
                                                                                                                                                                      '
ential laundry work will also be      Mrs. L.G. Ramsey, Mrs. Geo .         ute Crippled Children's Hospital
undertaken.                           St. Denis and Mrs. M . V . Gilpin    Branch, Canadian Red Cross
                                                                            Society ,of December 30, 1927.
     DUTCH BEAUTY SALON                                                        "We take great pleasure in
                                                                           announcing that the Women's
                                                                           Institute Hospital Association
          OPEN                             CLOSED                          for Crippled Children is opening
        MONDAY            23            CHRISTMAS DAY                      a hospital for crippled children
        TUESDAY           24                                               in Vancouver
                                        BOXING DAY                             The members of the W.I. of
        SATURDAY          28            FRIDAY    27                       B.C. have done a noble work
                                                                           for the crippled children of the •
        MONDAY            30           WED. JAN 1                          province and the existence of
        TUESDAY
        FRIDAY
        SATURDAY
                          31
                           3
                           4
                                       THURS.JAN 2

                                          537-2811
                                                                           the long-needed orthopaedic
                                                                           Hospital in Vancouver will be
                                                                           appreciated very much by .
                                                                           everyone."
                                                                               That children's hospital is
                                                                                                                                     To faithful friends old
                                                                                                                                and new, hearty thanks for your
                                                                                                                                                                   YEAR
                                                                           carrying on today and receives                           good will and best wishes
                                                                           support from all branches of our
                                                                           W.I.That of course was forty-                        tor a wonderful holiday season.
 NEW YEARS EVE BALL                                                        one years ago. And our own,
                                                                           Salt Spring W. I. is a creaking                   We are taking a holiday over the festive season
                    Sponsored By                                          old forty seven years..
        MAYNE ISLAND VOLUNTEER FIREMEN
                                                                           more about                                                Coffee Bar - Restaurant - Hotel

   DANCING 9pm-3am                                                                PHONE BOOK                                         WILL BE CLOSED FROM
                                                                                                                                        DEC. 21 - JAN. 5
                 with                                                              (From Page One)
        RON PAJALLA ORCHESTRA                                                 And now Franki has gone and
                                                                          Island subscribers may never learn                                  RE - OPENING
                                                                          what business Franki was in.
    SMORGASBORD                      BUFFET                                   The telephone company puts
                                                                          out a new directory each year.                  MONDAY JANUARY 6
            Prepared by FFrewomen                                         The federal government takes a
                    NOVELTIES
                                                                          census every 10 years. With any
                                                                          luck the listed number of subscrib
                                                                                                                                 19619
                                                                          ers may reach the listed number
                                                                          of residents before the next cen-
                      FUN        FOR       ALL                            sus. It is almost half way there.
                                                                          Officially there are 2,500 people
                                                                          on Salt Spring Island. The 2, 500
                                                                                                                    SHIP'S ANCHOR INN
                                                                          are busily engaged in calling out
                                                                          on 1116 phones.
                                                                              It will be interesting when is-
                             SERVICES                                     landers have one phone each. It
                                                                          should eliminate quarrelling, as
                             at YOUR                                      well.
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Thursday, December 12, 1968                                                  Gulf Islands DRIFTWOOD                                                                  Page Eleven
                                                                                                                      SEND DRIFTWOOD TO YOUR FRIENDS AND RELATIVES
                           MAYNE                                                                                     LET THEM KNOW WHAT IS HAPPENING ON THE ISLANDS

    BY ELSIE BROWN
    Returning to the island last
 Friday evening were a large num-
                                          Among those boarding the
                                       Queen of Esquimalt about 9:15
                                                                                Ganges                                                         ITEMS FROM ROUND THE
                                                                                                                                                      WORLD
                                       were the Ray Cheeks, the Doug
ber of week enders who were not        DeRousies, Nancy Geehan, the             Miss Betty Gait returned home                               AT YOUR
entirely prepared for the news         Dr. Hankinsons, the "Jeff Jeff-
that the ferry would be two h ours     reys and guests, George Simcox
                                                                             last week from a holiday, trav-
                                                                             elling by C.N.R. to Jasper where
                                                                                                                       VILLAGE HANDICRAFT STORE
late.                                  and the Jesse Browns. Returning       she spent several days enjoying       STOCK R E D U C I N G      SALE All Prices Reduced for this SALE
    However, even chilly winds         from Galiano were Mrs. Dora           the crisp cool air , then on to
 didn't discourage some of. our        McLaughlin and her two grand-         Prince George to visit her cousin       SPEC.GRAB BAGS 98 <:             Reg. Minimum Value $1.50
 more hardy individuals and the        children, Betty Jean and Ronald       John Gait Wilson and his family
 time was well spent renewing          Paul.                                 at Tay Crescent. Miss Gait's           OPEN -Thursd^rid^^Sund.DEC. 12,13,14,15
 acquaintances and drinking hot           Visiting the Bill Piggotts, Min-   father was manager of the Bank
coffee until our ship came in.         ers Bay, last week was their son      of Montreal at Prince George in        OPEN - DEC. 19 - 2 4 i n c l
    The Ferry Terminal at Tsaww-       Sandy, from the Queen Charl-          the 1920's. She enjoyed visiting                      COME 'IN AND BROWSE              Open 12 noon
 assen was a popular place and at      ottes. Coleen is now working at       favorite spots of her childhood,
least warm enough to shed one's       Alberni and reports it has been        also noticing a great change in
coat a'nd sit in comfort - for        rather cool. Missing our warmer        the growth of the city. Before re-
those of us who found a seat, thai    climate no doubt .                     turning to the Island Miss Gait
is.                                       Mrs. Botterill, Bennett Bay        spent a few days with her parents
    Providing entertainment was a     was entertaining her niece, Mrs.       Mr. and Mrs. John Gait, Oak
wee lassie of the advanced age ol     Stanley Botterill and her daugh-       Bay.
eight months, who gave a demon-       ter Margaret last week. Just arr-
stration in her walker which kept     ived in time to attend the Baz-
us all laughing during the greater    aar. They are from Portage La              Vistors last week end of Mr.
part of our wait. She was a most      Prairie, Manitoba.                      and Mrs. Walter Mailey, Wei-
determined individual and was             Coming events are as follows:       bury were Mr. and Mrs. Norman
not inhibited by the passers by.      Saturday, December^ 14 Mayne            Lo\ att, New Westminster .
By going around in circles in her     Tnn. Unveiling dFPortFait of Red           Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mailey
modern mode of transportation         Howard. 9 p . m . Everyone wel-        entertained at a lovely pre-
she almost reached her objective      come.                                  Christmas party Sunday Decemb-
which was to pick up an object        Sunday, December 15                    er 8 at their home at Welbury
from the floor. Another inch add-                                            Point.
ed to the length of her arm would               vTATSTffPrMlNERS BAY
                                      9 a . m. It is very important all         Mr. H.H.C. (Torchy) Ander-
have solved the problem. A less-      the children see Santa that day.
on in patience for all of us and                                             son proposed a toast to the hostess
wish we could have recorded the       Wednesday, December 18                 Shirley Mailey who was celeb-
smiles on tired and weary faces.      7I30~p ."Tn. fvlayrieTslaTTd~School    rating her birthday. A happy
(Christmas shopping fatigue,)         Christmas Concert. Refreshments        time was enjoyed by all the
                                      served by mothers.                     guests.

                                                          CRUSADE IN PRAYER
  GANGES                               An inter - denominational group of Christian people
  BAZAAR                               are willing to pray on your behalf. Write Box 276

    In spite of a rainy day, the
                                       Ganges, B.C. Confidence is strictly observed.
                                                                                                                     SATURDAYocc.14
  Parish Hall at Ga nges was filled                                                                                  THE KIDDIES FAVOURITE 1pm - -6pm
 to capacity Saturday, December                          NEW        YEAR'S          EVE
 7, when the Salt Spring Island                                                                                          CHARACTER
 Anglican Women held their
 annual Christmas Bazaar.
                                                         CABARET                                                      IN DAD'S FAVOURITE
                                                                                                                           STORE
                                                                                                                                           CLOSED DEC. 26
                                                                                                                                                  JAN. 2
     The Rector Doctor R. B.
 Horsefield opened the affair and                  GALIANO                      HALL
 wished the visitors "a happy
 time". Mrs. Horsefield also
 corned the visitors.
    The hall was gay with season-
                                                    B e g i nni n j 9 PHI
                                             MUSIC BY "DAVID AND THE DARLINGS"
                                                 Buffet supper, soft drinks available
                                                                                                                   VALCOURT
 al decorations and the tea tables
 were centred with small vases oi                    TICKETS - $8.00 per couple                                            BUILDING SUPPLIES LIMITED
 red roses and carnations.                      Strictly ADVANCE SALE on Tickets                                                              GANGES
     The various stalls laden with                                                                                 Open Six Hays A Week: !S - (J pm                 537 - 5531
 attractive items were soon sold       ADULTS ONLY                                   100 only available
 out. Mrs. S. Bannister, the pres
 idem of the A . C . W . was gener-
                                                                                                      Orders for both paperbacks
 al convener of the successful
 affair.                                                                                              & hardcover books receive
                                                                                                                                           FOR CHRISTMAS
    Mrs. Truefitt was convener                                        FOR GHRISTIVfAS                      prompt attention !              GIVE PENGUINS -
 of the tea and kitchen assisted
                                                                     \Ve cany a large select ion
 by Mrs. Rutter and Mrs. A.
 Thompson. Serving tea were                                          of books to suit all nsres.       SHOP AT                             THEY COME
members of the afternoon and
                                                                                                                                           STOCKING
 evening branches which includ-
 ed Mrs. E. Barber, Mrs. W.
 Norton, Mrs. Spencer Sr., Mrs.
                                                                                     DRIFTWOOD                                             SIZED
 Harry Newman, and Mrs. Den-                                                  for everything in reading and writinj materials!
nis Seward.
    Those in charge of the var-         TARGET 2067, C a n a d a ' s Second                    PAINTING MADE EASY b y John
ious stalls were: home cooking-
Mrs. W.M. Palmer and Mrs. E.            Century by Leonard Bertin .„ $8.95                     Mills.             . $1.35
Adams; Christmas decorations-           JOURNEY TO POWER, The Story of
Mrs. G.H. Holmes. , Mrs. G.                                                                    COASTAL C R U I S I N G b y W i l l
H. Laundry, Mrs. W.H. Saund-            a C a n a d i a n Election by Donald
ers and Mrs. Perry; sewing and          Peacock                       .$6.50                   Dawson                     $6.95
knitted wear - Mrs. L. Horrock;                                                                FINLAY'S RIVER by R.M. Patterson
and Mrs. Vic Jackson; vegetab-          McNAUGHTON, Vol. 1, 1887-
les, flowers and holly - Mrs. N,        1939 by John Swettenham ..$10.00                       .                          $7.50
A. Howland, Mrs. J. Byron and
Miss Susan Byron; Christmas             THE DISTEMPER OF OUR TIMES by                          JOY OF COOKING by Irma S.
tree - Mrs. E. N. Harbin and            Peter C. Newman                $8.95                   Rombauer and Marion Becker.$7.95
Mrs. E. Ledger.
    Mrs. Harold Price and Mrs.          A SCAR IS BORN by Eric Nicol                           THE DANGEROUS SKY. Canadian
W. Y. Stewart were at the door                                                  $3.50          Airmen in World War II by Tom
and approximately $285 was
raised during the afternoon.            THE JOURNEY TO THE EAST by                             Couglin       „              $6.95
                                        Hermann Hesse           $3.50                          ANTIQUE FURNITURE for the smal-
 WATER TAXI                             OUTDOORS w i t h Alec Merriman                         ler home by Peter PhiIp..... $10 35
                                                                $2.95                          U N U S U A L P A R T Y IDEAS A N D
                                        THE SAVAGE RIVER by M a r j o r i e                    GAMES by Lillian & Godfrey Fran-
      CHARTER                           Wilkins Campbell        $2.50                          kel                        $1.35
                                        THE TAMING OF THE CANADIAN                             CASSEROLE SPECIALTIES by Nedda
      SERVICE
                                        WEST by Frank Rasky    $14.95                          C. Anders                    $K35
   CALL                                 THE BIRDS OF CANADA by W.                              ROBERT'S RULES OF ORDER. Re-
 Mike Stacey                            Earl Godfrey           $12.50                          vised                        $2.95
                                        GORDIE HOWE, NUMBER 9 by Jim                           MARGIN RELEASED by J.B. Priest-
  S37-549O                              Vipond                  $4.95                          ley                          S6.25
Page Twelve                                                               Gulf Islands DRIFTWOOD                                                Thursday, December 12, 1968
                                                                                                                 semi-formal and the doors will       school dances ot the future.
                                                                                                                 be open at eight-thirty.             It's success or failure depends
    SIDNEY YOUTH                                                                                                     The Grad Club hopes that         on you. If you are a graduate
                                                                                                                 this dance will be a success and     from a Salt Spring Island High
    IS CHARGED FOR                                                                                               that it will set a precedent for     School you are welcome.

    POSSESSION OF
    MARIJUANA                                                                                                     S.S.I. TRADING co
   Sidney man faces trial at
                                                                                                                     COLGATE BEAUTY SOAP
Ganges on a charge of posses-
sion of marijuana.                                                                                                   Personal Size Reg. 140 per Bar             SPEC.   3/35-
   John Macclesfield Anderson,
18, will appear in Ganges mag-                                                                                       NABOB INST COFFEE 10 oz size                      - _o
istrate's court on December 30                                                                                       (10 Valuable Coupons enclosed)20tf Saving SPEC. !•*) V
for trial.                                                                                                                                              Offer
    Anderson was arrested near
Fulford on December 3. He                                                                                            CRYSTAL LIQ FLOOR WAX 32oz
pleaded not guilty and was re-                                                                                                    Reg.$1.35 EXTRA SPEC AT
leased on $500 bail with an ad-
ditional surety of $500.                   Les Ramsey looks over his extended Ganges Pharmacy.                       SWING ORANGE CRYSTALS SPEC.3/6 1/2 oz
    He will be defended by Der-                                                                                      6 1/2 oz Double Size, Reg 3 1/4 oz           pj^ f    Cl
mod Owen-Flood and Cecil
Branson will appear for the                SCHOOL                     HOMECOMING DANCE
Crown.                                                                                                               FIVE ROSES FLOUR - 2 Ib FREE                   SPEC, 69$
                                           BY BRENDA G. SHARP                 Eva Tahouney's orchestra               Spec. 7 Ib Pckge for 5 Ib price
                                           On December 20, Gulf Is-       will play everything from mod-
      ANNOUNCEMENT                     lands Secondary School will        ern songs to foxtrots and waltz-
                                       open its doors to graduates of     es.                                        PEEK FREAN "NICE" BISCUITS SPEC.2/59^
  We send early Christmas              both this school and the old          The admission will be $2.00            8 oz Pkt                        Reg. 320
  greetings to our friends, may                                           per couple, the dress will be
  you all have a Merry Christmas       Salt Spring High School. This
                                       will be the first Homecoming                                                3 Packs Only, 25 Ib PURITY FLOUR                       9 TO
  and a satisfying, peaceful and                                                                                   ( 5 Ib FREE ) for 20 Ib Price
  healthy New Year. We are not         Dance that the school has ever        BRIDGE AND TEA
                                       sponsored, and the proceeds are                                                               ( Dec. 12 - 17 incl )
  mailing cards on the Island          to go to the Grad Club to help         PARTY AT CLUB                       537 - 5521        WHILE STOCK LASTS                   537 - 2822
  this year,but propose to forward     cover graduation expenses.
 the money normally spent on                                                 The Salt Spring Island Golf
  this to CARE.                           We are hoping for a large       and Country Club s spacious'.
                                       turnout of the past graduates so   lounge was gay with Christmas                                                                 Serving
        Dennis & Sanchia Seward        there will probably be a wide      decorations when Mrs. Dorothy
                                       range in the ages of those who     Hook and Miss Denise Crofton                                                                    the
                      & Family         attend. The dance music will       entertained at a bridge and tea                                                               Gulf
                                       cater to every taste.              party Friday, Dec. 6.
                                                                              The beautifully appointed tea                                                             Islands
                                                                          table centred with a silver bowl
                ROOF THE ISLANDS
             All types of Shingles, Shakes, Siding &_Insulation
                                                                          of holly was flanked by red tapers
                                                                          in a silver candelabra. Mrs. Cec-
                                                                                                                                                                    JOHN
                                                                                                                                                                    RAINSFORD
                 OVER 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE           r The Only            il Springford presided at the tea
                       NO DOWN PAYMENT              I Approved            table.
                        FREE ESTIMATES                Applicators             First prize for the bridge was
                                                      For                 won by Mrs. H. Stafford and the                                                  Phone: 539 - 5559
                         PHONE GANGES                                     consolation prize went to Mrs. W.
    A GUARANTEE                                       Sidney                                                                                          Box 1117 Langley, B.C.I
       WITH
    EVERY JOB              537-2871                   Duroid
                                                      Products
                                                                          G. Stone,
                                                                              Those invited were: Mrs. A . V .
                                                                          H. Agar, Mrs. W . H . Bradley,
    THE ISLAND ROOFING                                                    Mrs. D . K . Crofton, Mrs. I.E.
                                                                          Devine, Mrs. R. Foulis, Mrs. Ar-                             VICTORIA           VICTORIA
       & INSULATION GO LTD                                                thur Gale, Mrs. Alice Hammett,
                                                                          Mrs. P.D. Humphreys, Mrs. W.
                                                                                                                   FLY           TO
                                                                                                                                       VANCOUVER                FLYING
                                                                          Irwin, Mrs. W. Knox, Mrs. J.
                                                                          H. M. Lamb, Mrs. R.T. Meyer,                DAILY PASSENGER SERVICE
                                                                                                                                                                  SERVICES
         McMANUS                                                          Mrs. Charles Moat, Mrs. Fred
                                                                          Morris, Mrs. Walter Mailey, Mrs.        GULF ISLANDS - VICTORIA   -                      VANCOUVER
       SHELL SERVICE                                                      S. Quinton, Mrs. Graham Shove
                                                                          Mrs. Cecil Springford, Mrs. H.           FLIGHTS LEAVE VICTORIA INNER HARBOUR
 COMPLETE AUTO-REPAIRS & SERVICE                                          Stafford, Mrs. J.R. Sturdy, Mrs.                  8.30am          1.00pm
                                                                          R.E. Stone, and Mrs. W.G. ;
 GANGES              537 - 2023                                           Stone.                                   FLIGHTS LEAVE BAYSHORE INN (Vancouver Harbour)
                                                                                                                           10.00am          2.30pm
S A complete Real Estate Service on S a l t s p r i n g             V       DEATH CLAIMS                           FLIGHTS WILL STOP BY RESERVATION AT
      and the other Islands is now available through                                                              Ganges, Bedwell Harbour, Saturna, Miner's Bay & Sturdies Bay
                                                                            JOSEPH WILSON
        DOUGLAS HAWKES LTD                                                   Last rites for Joseph Cole
                                                                                                                           Gulf Islands to Vancouver or Victoria - $7.50
                                                                                                                           Two Day Excursion Return               -$11.25
                      817-A Fort Street,   VICTORIA                       Wilson, of Salt Spring Island,          For Reservation & Information
             SALES - MORTGAGE -                 LOANS                     were observed in St. George's           Salt Spring Island - Victoria Flying Services 656-3032
                                                                          Anglican Church on Wednesday            Galiano Island        - Galiano Lodge 539-2233
              on homes or -vacant property                                afternoon. Archdeacon R. B.             Mayne Island          - Mayne Island Trading Store 539-2214
                                                                          Horsefield officiated. Crema-
5        LAND DEVELOPMENT          S                                      tion followed. In charge of
                                                                                                                  Saturna Island
                                                                                                                  Pender Island
                                                                                                                                        - Saturna Shopping Centre 539- 2636
                                                                                                                                        - Bedwell Resort 539-5562
                                                                          arrangements was Goodman's              Victoria Flying Services, Victoria Harbour 388-4722
          PLEASE CALL Howard Byronfc                                      Funeral Home.
                                                                             Mr. Wilson died in the Vet-
                                                                                                                  Vancouver 688-7115           Victoria Airport 656-;
J E V 4 - 7 1 2 8 C o l l e c t or   G a n g e s 537-2054 (Residence)3    eran's Hospital in Victoria on
                                                                          Saturday, Dec. 7. He was 69            By the Hour                 (Insured)                    Or Contract
                                                                          years of age.                                                     DAMGEROUS
                                                                             Mr. Wilson had been a resi-
    BUILD BETTER                                                          dent of Ganges for the past 10
                                                                          years.                                               TREE TOPPING
                                                                                                                                          AND FALLING
       WITH BUTLER BROS                                                      He leaves his wife, Pat, at
                                                                          home and a son, Harvey, in
                                                                          Toronto; three step-children,          PHONE: 245-2598
                                                                                                                                      or Write - A. Williams, c/o P.M. Williams,
                                                                                                                                                         Ladysmith, B.C.
                          Building Supplies of All Types                  Mrs. D. (Shirley) Seeley and
                                                                          Robert and Richard Angus, all
      •I   ••   __*-,
      A Op aervIC<3
                         Gravel - Ready MLx Cement -
                        Masonry Supplies, Bricks & Blocks -
                                                                          of Toronto.                            I
      ™ft_ J"ae|||f|g|jB Exot*c & Fir Plywood, Molding
                                                                            SANTA'S PALACE
    AND      A COMPLETE              LINE     OF H A R D W A R E            IN GANGES STORE
                                                                              Ganges hardware store was
          ADMIRAL APPLIANCES                                              Santa Claus' palace at the end
                                                                          of last week when children
         FREEZERS - RANGES - REFRIGERATORS -                              came from all over Salt Spring
         DISHWASHERS- STEREOS & T.V.'S. ..                                Island as well as the outer is-
                                                                          lands to see the Christmas figure         Make Your Hotel Reservations Luncheon 12-1.30
               Check our prices before buying                                 On Thursday, Friday and Sat-                  NOW                  Dinner 6.15-7.30

               BUTLER BROS.
                                                                          urday Santa visited Valcourt's
                                                                          store on Lower Ganges Road and             For The Holiday Season and                Saturday6.15-8.00
                                                                          took over the store.                       Relax in a quiet atmosphere
              SUPPLIES (DUNCAN) LTD.                                          Valcourt's brought Santa to
  823 CANADA AVE.                          Phone 745-4456                 Salt Spring last Christmas. This                             Phone: 537-2133
                                                                          year was the extension of a new
        OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK FRIDAY TILL 9.00 P.M.                          venture on the island.

				
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