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
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
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
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
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
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 &
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
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.,
Scott closes the album on the
family that meant so much to
the island in the 1890's and into
E.D. Smith Tomato CATSUP, l l o z . ,
Lumberjack SYRUP, 32 oz.,
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-
When the phone rang early
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
says in her poem " Beyond" ,
"More beautiful, more prec-
ious than before".
Mrs. Scott's father, the
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
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
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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.
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-
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
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
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
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
PICK-UP AND DELIVERY
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
The animal was tempted by
Mr. Carr-Hartley to a banana. 31B3 NORLAND AVE.
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
Vlaple Bay - R.R.I Duncan,B.C..
of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Cun-
ningham, Ganges, died sudden- $7.95-$15
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
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
WDLFE-MILNER & ARNELL 21.00-35.00 PULLOVERS
BRITISH COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYORS »j
SALT SPRING ISLAND
GIRL'S & LADIES
KENNETH C. JOLLEY & CO. PATENT PARTY
indoor & outdoor
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
Page Four Gulf Islands DRIFTWOOD Thursday, December 12, 1968
more a b o u t
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
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.
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 Mag-
Holy Communion llrOOam
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
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
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
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
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
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-
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 .
SALT SPRING INSURANCE AGENCIES
FIRE - AUTOMOBILE-LIABILITY-MARINE-LIFE etc
537-555O 537-5515 Daxs
L FORALL YOUR INSURANCE NEEDS Eveningr, 537-2142
Page Six Gulf Islands DRIFTWOOD Thursday, December 12, 1968
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-
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
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.
* 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
* BEAUTIFUL TEXTURED
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
and we are going to have a real
whingding on my birthday, New
*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
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
TANK RADIO & TV
Hindmarch and lively Lexie
Mogg had taken the school kids
over to Victoria for the do.
BRUSH CUTTirQG About all we can say is that the
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-
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
I lome Appliances
The Island House'
"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
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
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"
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
SHEET METAL IMPERIAL ESSO SALES *Toilets put up his forms for his new
home. He will get more help as
*Sinks *WELL CASINGS
* 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
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
CLASSIFIED ADS Write to DRIFTWOOD,
cerned and do nothing even
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
Owner-Operated Rig Reasonable Rates
FOR SALE COMING EVENTS WANTED
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.
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.
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
iano Club, with president Mar-
garet (Mrs. F . E . ) Robson in the
FIRE - AUTOMOBILE - MARINE - LIABILITY
picture tube and collar. $149.00 Paper Hanging & Vinyl work chair, discussed plans for the
537 - 5449
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-
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.
Excellent condition. $95.
wood stoves, heaters, chester-
field and chairs, etc. or what
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
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.
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
the confidence shown me.
WE WOULD LIKE TO EXPRESS
IS NOW ON Tickets!
gratitude and appreciation to 1
l!.'it. - \Vi.semakers
those who have helped and offer
ed sympathy for our recent
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
WANTED TO RENT
DRIFTWOOD Golf Umbrellas
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
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
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
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
Native son of Alberta, the
RADIO-TELEVISION Founded in 1902 by The
Farmers of British Columbia.
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
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
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.
ARE VERY BUSY
CHECK THESE TIME SAVING MEN, CHAMBER
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
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
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
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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-
The W.I. meeting will be
BAMBRICK'S STORES LTD
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
The duties of the homemak-
ers involve the carrying out of
light housekeeping chores, such
will be directed to Mrs. Cruick-
Service was set up by the Un-
contains information that may
surprise many people but be-
cause it is a worthy cause and
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
the long-needed orthopaedic
Hospital in Vancouver will be
appreciated very much by .
That children's hospital is
To faithful friends old
and new, hearty thanks for your
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
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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
census every 10 years. With any
luck the listed number of subscrib
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
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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
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.
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
CLOSED DEC. 26
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
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
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
evening branches which includ-
ed Mrs. E. Barber, Mrs. W.
Norton, Mrs. Spencer Sr., Mrs.
Harry Newman, and Mrs. Den- for everything in reading and writinj materials!
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
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.
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-
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
EVERY JOB 537-2871 Duroid
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.
Irwin, Mrs. W. Knox, Mrs. J.
H. M. Lamb, Mrs. R.T. Meyer, DAILY PASSENGER SERVICE
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)
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
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 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
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,
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
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
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.