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Array ���Tovinaial  Library,  'ictoria,   B.   C.  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  Volume 29, Number 25  June .22,1976.  15* per copy  on newsstands  LAST WEEK'S WEATHER  ���  Low  Htgh  Beta  June 12  8C  16C  2.0mm  June 13  6C  16C  ,         nfl  June 14  9C  16C  27.2mm  June 15  12C  13C  22.1mm  June 16  12C  17C  trace  June 17  .' 12C  19C  na  June 18   ,  13C  20C   .  .   trace  B Week's Rain 51.3mm  June 73.4mm  1  1976-730.5mm  ���  '/���.    .'���-(  The Sunshine Coast Concerned Citizens called a public meeting  at the Gibsons Legion Hail last Thursday to explain their reasons for  cancelling last Sunday's porposed occupation of the Howe Sound ferries. The group explained that though they felt Davis' announcement;  of an $8.00 per vehicle and $2.00 per passenger resident card was not'/  entirely acceptable they had agreed to forego the demonstration and'  instead pursue a more reasonable course of action to make their position known. The meeting was generally in agreement with the committee's position though there were a few dissenters who felt that the protest should have gone ahead as Davis didn't meet the original demands  ofthe group.  The Concerned Citizens  further announced .that they  are not willing to entirely accept  the governments, stand and  stated that they hoped to become  a permanent standing committee.  The committee ' presented 12  recommendations for further  action to the meeting and during  the ensuing question and answer  period two more recommendations were accepted'from the  audience.  The   committee    wound    up  the meeting by asking for continued local  support and by  inviting     interested    -residents  to join the committee in order  to replace a number of the  original 'committee of 11' who  were no longer willing to pursue  the committees position on a  permenant basis.  The committee will be meeting  again this week to draft up  proposals for hither action.  The committee has now established a postal address at Box  1235, Gibsons, and would appreciate correspondence from  all residents who are interested  in carrying on the fight-  The committee's position  as stated at last Thursday's  . meeting is reprinted below.  Government's discuss cards  Gibsons Provincial Gold Medal Track and Field winners  pose for a group shot after their magnificent showing at  Richmond last week. The Sechelt contingent took away  the third place in province title.  A meeting of local government  representitives y. / was - called  last Wednesday .to discuss  the issuing of the new B.C.  Ferries resident cards.    .     '  .  The group agreed to accept a  cost sharing offer by the provincial government and announced  that the; saving due to this cooperation would probably' mean  that the cards would now be;  By-law 96 gets third reading  Approximately 45 people  gathered in the Egmont Community hall to hear the Sunshine Coast Regional Board  pass third reading of by-law  % and its proposed ammend-  ments.  The majority of opposition  to the new by-law has come  from the Pender Harbour - Egmont area. Many residents expressed their concern; over. the  ruling, which under the Health-  and Sewage regulations, allows  for only two dwellings to be  permitted on a' parcel of land.  An ammendment to the bylaw permits the replacement  of a dwelling accidentally destroyed on a parcel of land, if  the two dwellings were legally  consructed before the adoption  of by-law 96.  Brian Stelk, alternate director  for doctoral ��� area B, informed  the board of his resignation  from this position. He wul be  returning to Edmonton and the  University of Alberta. The board  accepted his decision with regret  and many thanks for his valuable contributions.  60% limit opposed  A public hearing called on  Thursday June, 10 at the Sechelt  Senior Citizens, hall brought  forth considerable opposition  to thefc villages proposed By-law  number 162. The new zoning  amendment by-law would restrict  the use of C-l lots to a total of  60,% of the available site.  Village sewer consultant  NornTWatson felt that the  i 60^" limit was unnecessary  while septic tanks are required  and.[unwise when not required  as maximum density should  be "encouraged in the C-l zones.  Mrr; Watson also felt that the  stipulation of only one building  per Jot could prove economically  unfeasible for some lots.  OK Tire Store owner Hayden  Killam objected to the 60%  coverage and the single building  concept because he felt that  if a greater economic advantage  could be gained by the builder  this would also reflect back on  .the village tax revenue. Because  of his previous stormy relationship with the council Killam  stated that he would be unwilling  to enter into the land use contract  in order to avoid the regulations.  Other residents pointed out  that the village should be developed along the lines of creating a dense core with little or  no parking. Parking would be  on the fringe and the commercial  traffic would have to park and  walk through the main ' commercial centre. Another opinion  was that if the village were  willing to allow building of  structures higher than the  present 33 foot limit it would  be easier for developers to  accept the 60% surface limitation.  The by-law will now return  to committee for father consideration.  \ - �� ��� *  The board   also agreed, to a  motion  put  forward  by   Peter  Hoemburg to assist the Coast-  Garibali  Board of Health  Unit  by providing regional board staff  to conduct  the final  building  inspection.' ������.-/"  The board of health has recently suffered cutbacks in staff  and is having difficulties handling  the number 7 of inspections  required. 7  The regional board plumbing  inspector will conduct final  inspection on single family  dwellings and duplexes.  ' This situation will be subject  to review by the regional board.  After.* reading of the referendum recently held in Area  F to purchase Soames Hill  for a park, the board approved  final adoption of by-law number  117 which will make the necessary funds available.  Voters approved the referendum with a 78% yes vote.  , Gibsons to elect queen  Gibsons resident Vema Rivard  has made arrangements for the  Miss Gibsons contest to go  ahead despite the fact that  Sea Cavalcade has been abandoned due to lack of interest.  Retiring ; Queen Tracy Mac-  Dohald will give up her crown at  a- ceremony on Saturday, July  31. Verna Hopes that six girls  will be entered in the contest  as representatives of the local  service clubs. The Legion, the  Lions and the Firemen have  already agreed to enter girls  for the Miss Gibsons title.  The judges have already been  selected but will not be announced until after the six contestants  have been chosen.  The title on the Queens trophy  will be' changed from Miss  Sea Cavalcade to Miss Gibsons  since it is ,not expected that  the Sea Cavalcade will be held  this year. The wmner of the  Miss Gibsons title will be eligible to enter the PNE Pagent  as our local representative.  Should one year be missed  the village could lose its right to  enter for up  to fifteen  years.  Other events planned for the  July 31 weekend include the  Kinsmen Beer Garden and  possibly a wharf dance for teens.  The Gibsons Village Queen  Pagent fund has requested  some support from, the village  council, but private donations  and financial assistance are  still desperately heeded.  available for approximately  one dollar instead of the initial  proposal of approximately three  dollars. Five, cameras which  work on a Polaroid system  have been . leased to produce  the sealed ID cards. The cards  will be available within minutes  of having the picture taken.  It is expected that the cameras  will be stationed at Sechelt,  Gibsons and Powell River with  two other cameras floating between the smaller communities.  The, cards will be available  ' within the1, next few weeks and  will be valid until December,  1977. Thereafter, the cards  will be color coded and renewable each calender year.  THE SUNSHINE COAST  CONCERNED CITZENS  The Sunshine Coast Concerned Citizens, though  recognizing the fact that the announcement of resident  card reductions by the Minister of Transport on June 10 is  a vast improvement over the government's initial proposals, still quite strongly feel that other improvements  must be incorporated into the government's current position.  The committee has considered the entire ferry structure and the following recommendations represent their  opinion of areas in which they still wish to see improvement:  1) Further reduction ofiocal resident rates  2) The immediate establishment of a system of resident  commuter lanes to allow residents preferential boarding.  3) Abolishment ofthe discriminatory 6'5" height limit.  4) Extension of the special rate group for commercial  vehicles to those under the present 12,000 GVW limit.  5) Increased citizen input into the cafeteria system.  6) Increased awareness of the hardships caused in 'special  cases'and development of a more flexible system to deal  with these problems.  7) Increased local input into the current revision of schedules, especially to allow for late night runs etc.  8) Increased government subsidies to help further lower  resident fares.  9) Reductions in the number needed to aquire the group  rate status to 10 and the development of a $1.00 per foot  passenger group rate fare for local resident groups.  10) To study and later recommend on the feasibility of  establishing a per foot basis of charging for vehicles usage  11) Return of theOAP "Free use'' to seven days per week.  12) To study available parking and mass transit from terminals to city centre and attempt to put forward a,better  solution.  13) A complete financial statement that will allow the  group to properly see the financial position of the Howe  Sound run especially in respect to the rest of the B.C. Ferities fleet.   >. ��� _ _���_,,.��.    ��� ����� i*       ^   *���**''*<, ,  14) To work towards the establishment of a system of free  ferries which will allow this area to fully realize its growth  potential as a recreational and residential1 community  within easy reach ofthe Chy of Vancouver. *  Council cancels referendum  Sechelt Village Council agreed  that the local sewer project should  go ahead' as proposed without  benefit'of a referendum at their  regular meeting last Wednesday  night.  The council also announced  that they will be holding a public  meeting within the next few  weeks to explain their reasons for  foregoing the referendum and to  allow any local residents who object to the proposal or the lack of  a referendum to air their grievances.  The council changed their intentions at last Wednesday  night's meeting after the provin  cial government informed them  that under current legislation it  was no longer necessary to seek  die assent ofthe registered voters  before proceeding with this type  of project. The council members  felt that the project must go  ahead without delay and that it  would be an unnecessary waste  of both time and money to seek  approval for a project which has  so far been favorably received by  local residents.  SCRD Chairman John McNevin  later stated that he was not entirely happy with the council's  decision and added that he would  have no part of any proposal to do  right  the residents out of their  to a referendum.  The cost of the Sechelt sewer  project has been estimated at  approximately $1.6 tnfflkm.  Village sewer consultant Norm  Watson,also informed council at  last week's meeting that Union  Steamships. owner Stan James  has agreed to supply a site for the  sewage treatment plant on land  owned by his company on the Hydro right-of-way. Watson described the site as "near perfect"  and added that this change would  further reduce public concern  over the matter.  inside  A  I���Pg. 2-Trying to get off the welfare go round.  X      7"��   7 '...'���    . '''-.'���  j���Pg. 3 - What's new at theLibrary?  i���Pg. 5 - What do you thinkof the new resident fares?  Moratorium on inspections  A special meeting of the Union  Board of Health last Tuesday  resulted in a moratorium on the  inspection of sanitary services  for sdbdivisions until other  health inspections can be caught  UP-'' ;-'...'���   i      ���  Alderman Shuttleworth  and Booth told Sechelt Council  last Wedsneday that the Coast  Garibaldi Health Unit is rapidly  losing the services of both it's  nurses and inspectors as part of  a general government cut-back  in health services. The unit is  presently in need of an additional  health inspector though three  students  will  be  training  this  summer.     .   .  The representitives told the  council that'the health unit was  rapidly catching up on restaurant,  water system and campsite  inspections but that subdivisions }  were now backlcgged to Aprl.;:  Among other topics discussed;'  was the possibility of establishing *  a dumping station for the empty-'.  ing of effluent wastes from red- \  reational vehicles in the Pender >  Harbour area. There are already���"���  stations available in Gibsons*  and Porpoise Bay campsite. '  Sechelt and Gibsons, councils*  both agreed to write the Minister ��  of Health to protest the cut-backs. *  *%$<*'���  <* V  *>  Lights for runway  *-*s*%%  ^^^^^C^w^m^  Alderman  told Sechelt  Leightner  last Wed-  1 *>��*i  >^-  >v -  if*}  The new addition to Sunnycrest Shopping Centre is slowly  taking shape. It is hoped that the new stores will be ready  for business later this year.  Frank  Council  nesday night that Tyee Airways  had agreed to donate $350.  to a special fund for emergency  runway lights. Tyee has also  enquired as to the possibility  of replacing the old hanger  at        the airport-        site  with a more modem facility  for doing their regular mech  anical checks.  Further clearing and a general ���  clean-up of the airport site are >  the priorities for the next few-  months.* I  It was also noted that as the '���  airport has not yet been offic- >  ially inspected the license has *  been extended for 60 days!  until the airport can receive'.  it's official approval. '  Delivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday Sunshine Coast News, June 22,1976.  Sunshine Coast  Published at Gibsons, B.C., every Tuesday  by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  Doug Sewell,    Publisher  Subscription Rates:  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast  British Columbia $6.00 per year; $4.00 for six months.  Canada except B.C. $8.00 per year.  United States and Foreign $10.00 per year.  Phone 886-2622or 886-7817 P.O. Box 460, Gibsons, B. C.  No referendum  Last week, Sechelt Village Council  voted 4 -1 in favor of doing away with the  proposed referendum for the $1.6 million  Sechelt sewer project.  Though it must be admitted that  council was acting with the best of intentions, we find it hard to believe that the  residents of Sechelt will appreciate this  unilateral action on the part of their council. The provincial government may have  decided, in their infinite wisdom, that the  Sechelt Villagers do not deserve a fair  voice in the appropriation of such a large  sum, but surely the local property owners  who will have to foot the extra mill or so  plus hook-up charges will have a different  view.  The installation of a proper sewer  system represents a major step in the  development of any small community. If  the residents are to be bypassed on this  type of decision at what point will they be  consulted in the future?  Sechelt council is attempting to ram  through an important piece of municipal  business without public consent by claiming that time does not allow them to seek  public approval. They could soon discover  that the time wasted in arguing the point  of democratic rights will force them still  further behind schedule. SCRD Chairman  John McNevin has already stated that he  will have no part of any decision to do  away with the referendum and without  regional support the council is in for a  hard fight.  Sechelt Council has promised to hold  a public meeting to explain their decision  in the near future. We would suggest  that instead of attempting to force this  issue they change the purpose of the  meeting to an announcement of referendum.  No council has the right to take on  this kind of responsibility without a clear  and democratic mandate from their  electorate.  Moratorium  The Provincial Government's tight  fisted policies have once again hit home.  This time in the form of a disasterous  staff shortage at the Coast Garibaldi  Union Board of Health Unit.  The problem became so severe last  week that an emergency session of the  Union Board of Health executive was forced to announce a moratorium on the  regular health inspections required for  sub-divisions and the SCRD has since  agreed to allow their plumbing inspectors  to take over the health departments inspection during the building of single  family and duplex dwellings.  The provincial government has once  again proved that they are incapable of  controlling their own departments. During the last few weeks almost continuous ���  representation to the Minister of Health  by representatives of our local governments, and the civil servants concerned  has made the Minister well aware of our '  predicament, but unfortunately has yet  to bring about any solutions to the  delemma.  Fighting Victoria is becoming an all  too popular pastime on this coast. For  once we would like to see the government act out of concern instead of fear  and pressure.  Why?  It would appear that night-time is  definitely not the right time for parking at  Horseshoe Bay.  A local resident who commutes daily  to a job in the big city told last week's  Sunshine Coast Concerned Citizens  Meeting that because parking is by the  calendar day he is forced to pay for two  days parking each day. He explained that  when he arrives at Horseshoe Bay from  his job he must enter the lot and purchase  tickets for both that day and the new day  that starts at midnight. When he returns  from work the next night, since he has  left the lot all day, his ticket is no longer  valid and he is once again forced to pay  for that day.  Also in the news was an explanation  by Jack Davis as to why the bus companies were allowed to charge senior citizens  $3.50 for the Vancouver - Victoria bus-  ferry trip.  According to Davis it works like this.  Regular fare is $6.25 of which $4.00 is  passenger fare and $2.25 goes towards  paying for the bus. A fare of $3.50 applies  to senior citizens therefore as they must  pay the $2.25 for the bus and put something towards the cost of paying the bus  rate for the ferry. Even though they are  allowed to board free Monday to Thursday they are not allowed to deduct the  $4 from their fare which the bus company  would otherwise have to pay on their  behalf. Come again, Jack?  ffiKW!  i^<gq*mif*mwpn>vv|i^>��^v��Mpov<MMW<PV��  r Mil t,l,r l f l  FIVE YEARS AGO  Roberts Creek Community Hall  is to have a thorough face-lifting.  RCMP check to Youth Opportunity grant recipients in this area.  Hubert Evans, Roberts Creek,  awarded Authors' association life  membership.  10 YEARS AGO  Initial directors of the region?!  board elected for eight districts.  School board decides to close  Irvine's Landing school.  Sechelt Fire Protection, district  calls an election for five trustees.  15 YEARS AGO  Grade A round steak 69 cents  per pound at Ken's Foodland.  Rev. David Donaldson, Gibsons  United Church, retires after 30  years as mininster.  20 YEARS AGO  Cecil Lawrence of SMT an-  i.)  nounces purchase ofthe Vancouver-Powell River bus franchise.  Automatic phone service has  been extended to Pender Harbour  area.  25 YEARS AGO  Rest room possibilities are discussed by Gibsons Board of Trade  and Ferry authorities.  Grand opening of Sea Beach  motel takes place at Wilson  Creek.  ThfttiphtfiRfriffn was biitltbg HethfttWhibketciTCftfftg^TJtimgdiQi^  The old babel Con^atE mttti Oufc. N.fiftl}Ttl36. Hackpfr.CityAtdirtfes  The Sechelt Hotel circa, 1895.  Commentary  Trying to get off the welfare-go-round  According to our provincial  government the Sunshine Coast  is   a    'welfare   disaster   area.'  The Honourable (?) Bill Van-  derzalm seems to feel that there  are no jobs available for those  who wish to get off the welfare-  go-round. Even certain members  of our local governments haye  been known to espouse the view  that our most important in-  industries are the collection of  welfare and UIC benefits.'  Though our august leaders  are right in not under rating  the importance of these federal  and provincial presents, this  last week I've begun to wonder  whether or not the job market  is really as bad as some people  would like to make it out to be.  There is no doubt that in certain  fields employment is virtually  non-existent but unfortunately  the newspaper field does not  come into this catagory.  The problems started a few  weeks ago when, due to the retirement of our editor and my own  promotion, a position as a reporter on the Coast News was  suddenly available. After considerable effort over a two week  period no local resident with  the basic language skills necessary for the job could be found.  We went further afield and finally  found a University of Victoria  English graduate from Naniamo  who was interested in the job.  An ad in the Vancouver Province  that week netted only about  twenty replies, only three of  which were even vaguely interested in the job. One of those  was definitely not suitable for  the job, one couldn't live on  less   than   $1200   per   month  and the other one we hired.  The problem was not in finding  people who were unemployed.  The problem was in finding  someone who was unemployed  and was willing to give up that  status   for   anything   less   than  ��� $20,000  a  year and  a  twenty  i: hour work week.  i.    Our    new    reporter    started ,  ���> a few weeks back and though >  he was almost totally untrained  for the position, slowly as he  got used to the job he began  to poduce at a reasonable level.  Last week, due to the permenant  newspaper staff shortage in this  area, our new reporter, whom  we had invested two or three  weeks worth of salary into  training, was picked off by our be-  , loved competion.  Again we begin going through  the routine of . searching for  someone to" fill the reporters  chair. Since then we have interviewed   eight   applicants.   Four  .would rather stay on UIC than  work a Wednesday thru Sunday  week, two high school students  want a holiday before starting  work, and another was unsure  of both his ability to handle  the job and his ability to live on a  reporters salary. One girl started  last Thursday and after two  hours decided that she and the  job weren't made for each other.  Finally after a week of searching we have hired a new reporter  and hopefully when our next  edition hits the streets, she will  still be with us.  Though a reporter's paycheck  is traditionally not amongst  the highest,wages going, I like  to think the job at least offers  a challenging set of principles  and a chance to develop F the  creative urge; Though journalism is not as artistically respected as poetry or the great"  Canadian novel, as a profession  it allows not only creativity  but also the'chance to work at  a personal level on issues that  are important to your community.  What I am trying to get across  is really quite simple, there  are many jobs that have a lot  less to offer than a chance to  write for a community newspaper.  Why then is it so difficult  to find staff that are willing to  accept the challenge?  I've come to the conclusion  that this country has decided  that. work is an evil necessity.  Too many people are willing  to sit back and bitch instead of  taking on a challenge that just  may make their lives a little more  interesting and therefore make  themselves a more complete  person. UIC and welfare are  becoming habits which are just  too hard to break. Why become  involved when you can sit back  and wait for the Post Office  to deliver your cheque from  Ottawa?  I'm not worried about the  financial cost of this kind of  attitude. In the future it will  be beneficial to have a certain  percentage of the population  who are capable of using their  liesure time in a creative" mariner  as most likely there just won't  be enough jobs to go around.  What does concern me is the  apathy that is becoming all  too apparent in our society. Work  is by far man's most important  social activity, it is a forum  for both social and personal  achievment. There is no reason  why that work has to result in a  loss of indivuality. There is work  available for anyone who is pre- .  pared to show interest and enthus  iasim for the position.  It is time we re-evaluated our  demands and looked to see  what we can. add to our jobs  instead of what we can take  away. ��� ��� '���  Letters to the Editor  SENIORS  Editor: In your edition of June 8  last, Jamie Ives reported a conversation with a Mr. Moyen who  expressed his disapproval of  special ferry rates for senior  citizens. In only one aspect of Mr.  Moyen's comments can I agree:  not all senior citizens are poor!  However, I do wish to point out  that compared to the other  western provinces, senior citizens  receive few special considerations  here in our beautiful B.C. The  Alberta and Saskatchewan governments are of the opinion that  senior citizens have earned the  benefits accorded to them in  those two provinces. Mr. Moyen  should realize that B.C. is far  behind in this respect.  As a senior citizen going on 70,  I still have a mortgage to contend  with, I have a wife to support,  I must pay the same for all the  things I need just as everyone  else; including dental and medicare, which the seniors in the  aforementioned provinces do not  have to contribute to. Yet we  must live on a mere $380.00  a month! On this income we  don't get any special income tax  considerations either.  Of course, there are seniors  who have good pensions and  other investment income, but  they are the minority. Better than  95% of us haye only the Old Age  Security and possibly the Canada  Pension cheque coming in every  month. So please Mr. Moyen  don't put us all in the same boat.  It would be wise to remember  that we are the ones who put  this country together, not the  ones who are trying to tear ���*  i  ���i  apart. We built the roads, the  schools; we brought Canada  through the great depression and  the second world war. Don't  you think, Mr. Moyen, that we  ' have a little extra coming to us  now?  L.B.FREDERICK,  Sechelt  MOREDOGS  t  Dear Sir;  Having just read the letter in  . your paper of June 15th from Jim  and Kay. Holt, I wish to express  my own bitter disgust of the  owners of large dogs who allow  them to roam free, killing deer,  snapping at people who would  like to enjoy a walk, biting  children,ruining gardens and  'now this last disgrace of killing  a dear little dog who should  have been perfectly safe in his  own back yard.  Right in front of our own home  here in Roberts Creek some time  ago, a small black dog was walking along minding his own business  when a big  St.  Bernard  pounced on him and got the little  ��� dog on his back between his legs.  I am positive that little dog would  have been killed had I not been  able to throw a stone straight  enough to make the big fellow  look up  which  gave  the  little  one time to scramble out from  under   and   scoot   away.   This -  sort of thing  is shameful  and  a disgrace to the owners.  We desperately need an  S.P.C.A. around here to get the  wandering dogs and put them  peacefully to sleep if a good  home cannot be found fpr them.  As for dogs who have owners  who let them wander, pick them  up and charge the owner a large  fine.to get him back, with the  mess of dogs we have around the  SunshineCoast and with a conscientious pound keeper the  thing would pay for itself in  no time. ,  How do we set about getting  one established.  ALICE E.SMITH m'  Gibsons '   X  SUMMER -76  This is an advance announcement of Summer-76. It is a  summer activity programme of  arts, crafts, sports'and outings  for schoolchildren who live'on  the north peninsula. Summer-76  was originally'intended for kids,  who, for one or more reasons  experience difficulty with the  standard      school      curriculm.  These young people will, in  fact, have priority in this programme. During the last couple  of weeks, though, we've expanded our idea in order to  provide a positive focus of  summer activity for everyone,  including high schoolers.  We still need many more  parents and other adults to  volunteer time and talents.  And we're a long way from  having our finances under  control. Who is we? Evans  Hermon (883-2745), Jessie  Rietze (883-2677), Bruce Durkin  (883-9284) and Tom Perry (883-  9948).  If your children want to participate in Summer-76, we will  ask you (or your children) to  phone in a day ahead for reservations. Please watch for further,  information in your newspapers  and community bulletin boards.  Nonesuch  by JAMIE IVES  B.C.'s new proposed seat belf'  legislation. is being opposed by; '.  many persons  as  an  infringe-:  ment of personal rights.  'Others :  poiny out the instances where-  a driver not wearing a seat belt  was  thrown clear  of  an   auto  accident.  Anyone who gambles likes to  have the odds.stacked in  his >  favor.  Marriage,  home or  car  buting  are  some big gambles  most people will or have encdun-''  tered. We all.know what it is ,  like to lose so we try to make;:  the smartest move.  Statistics point out that drivers ;  who don't wear seat belts have'  a better chance of serious in- ;  jury when in an accident. -The ���  number of lives lost or injuries  sustained by drivers whodidn't '  wear seat belts is costing:-the f  government and indirectly ; the',  taxpayer a great deal of money.  A husband or wife left supporting the family usually requires :  the     aide     of     governmental ;  social   services   such   as   child  care or welfare.  Injured persons  occupy   needed   hospital   beds, 7  creating shortages, and delaying  important   operations.   Because  of  the  tremendous  desire   for  freedom of movement and com- -  fort behind the wheel of our cars  and our inability to act intelligently on our own it now seems  that the provincial government '  is going to force drivers to buckle .  up.  If the wearing of seat belts  does become mandatory the  comfort and style of a belt should. :  be an important consideration  of car buyers when they: make  their selection.. 7 ;  Have you ever had those days -  when you are sitting in a restaurant or on a bus and it starts  getting   crowded,   but   nobody  sits by you? It makes you wonder  if you forgot to wash your face  that morning or if your polka  dot tie really does clash with your  turtle-neck sweater.   Then there ,  are   times  like   Monday   when ,  strangers  peirce your invisible '  walls."  Perhaps it was my cultivated  image of wordliness, a Habitat,  pin and  an  Air Canada flight '  bag, which caused Frank Currie, '  a    New    Westminster    dentist ' *  to call out to me as I stepped  onto the aft deck ofthe Langdale  Queen.   Lokking over the grey-; ;.  green water we traded stories.'  It was then Frank in a philosophical moment told me about  Guy Wootton, a young middle-  aged skipper of the same boat  who    had    committed    suicide  three years before. 'Why should  he do a thing like that?' Frank  said, 'everybody liked him.  I broke the silence and" began  to talk of other things. When he  learned I studied English in  school he asked me to test him  and recite a few lines of a poem..; '  Appropriately I repeated *water  water everywhere and not a  drop to drink.'  'Yes,' he said,  'that is the  poem about the man who shot  the   albatross   and   then    the  crew hung it around his neck.'  When I left he shook my hand  .  warmly.   'Ace,'   he   said,    'remember to brush your teeth everv  day and fight plaque. You do  that and you'll have your.teeth    ���  forever. As far as I'm concerned  that is the most important thing    -  intheworld.' . /'        -  At   Horseshoe   Bay   awaiting  the   Nanaimo   ferry   a. rather  short late  middle-aged  woman  whose  narrow  white face was  dominated by several layers of  bright pink  lipstick,  suggested  I carry her  suitcase.  I agreed  to do this rather direct request  and picked up her bag. I asked    ;  myself, 'Do I look like a bell-.7 7  hop?' At he top of the stairs  she tried to slip a quarter into  my hand. I felt insulted. A thank  you would have been so much  better.   7  Report from the legislature  In education, Social Credit  Coalition government's^ "accomplishments" so far have been to  cut back on grants to school districts which will reflected in higher local taxes, and to increase the  deductibility on school insurance  to $1 million which will also be  reflected in local taxes.  The social programs have been  particularly effected by the Social  Credit government's record of accomplishment; Community Resource Boards have been disbanded jor left to fend for themselves, employable welfare recipients have been told where they  can live, and how long their hair  must be.  In women's, rights matters,  Social Credit has discontinued the  office of the Status of Women,  withdrawn funds from women's  transition houses, and eliminated  the program to study sexism in  the schools.  Of course, the Social Credit Coalition government never cared  much for human resources, education or health in the first place.  During the election campaign  they stressed that they were most  concerned about the province's  finances. So what have they done  in the first five months of their  administration? They have deliberately inflated the deficit position of the province for the fiscal  year 1975-76 by passing .millions1  of dollars of so-called special warrants which they can't or won't  explain.  They have plunged the_ province into debt unnecessarily by  passing a bill to borrow" $400 million which the taxpayer will haye  to pay the interest on. They gave  $181 million to ICBC which ICBC  didn't need, and promptly loaned  back to the government at 10 percent interest.  And now they have doubled  and raised ferry fares by 100 arid  150 percent, having previously  cut back on coastal shipping by  the sale ofthe Prince George, and  threatened the sale of other  necessary vessels.  It is indeed quite a record! The  question now is; how much more  can the people of British Columbia stand?  i Sunshine Coast News, June 22,1976  Roberts Creek Elementary has been holding some lessons  -with Sechelt carver Jamie Dixon at the head of the class.  Gibsons Council briefs  As the picture shows, some of the students are regular  chips of f the old block.  ' Council learned at Tuesday  nights meeting that Sunshine  Developments had met their  presale requirements of 75%  They requested the council  to send a ' letter of approval  to the highways department  asking for the construction of  access roads.  Alderman Metzler moved that  in the light of previous incidents  the council should receive from  the developers notarized sheets  of intent to buy from each prospective buyer, before agreeing to  the developers request. The  motion was approved. '  Village Superintendent of  Works, Fred Holland, was asked  by council to repair the old  existing floats at Armour's" beach  for the swimming lessons starting  July 1. The new styrafoam floats  currently under construction will  not be ready for the start of this-  ��� year's swimming season.  Alderman Metzler reported the  Marina project was having  problems-with water lots proposed to be included in the new  development.   '  Correspondence from MP Jack  Pearsall reported the program  looked good for federal funding.  The village will be working in  cooperation with two federal  government departments and  'the provincial Department of  Enviroment. Administration  procedures are slowing things  down.  Henry Road will be the site of  the Gibsons dog pound. The  building will be 28 x 20 feet  in size and will have five kennels. .  About 45-50 municipal representatives from provinces  and the territories will examine  the extensive range of federal,  provincial and municipal civil  emergency preparedness planning and operational activities associated with major emergencies  and disasters.  Alderman Metcalfe of Gibsons  will be attending a four day  conference June 21-24, for  Mayors and Municipal Officials at  the Federal Study Centre,  Arnprior, Ontario, under the  auspices of Emergency Planning  Canada. ,  The recent destruction done by  vandals to; the Pioneer Park  caused Alderman Metzler to  suggest establishing a curfew  for the park area. Village Clerk,  Jack Copland is to seek legal  advice on the matter.  A letter from Jack Davis on  June 2, sparked a great deal of  heated remarks from some  council members at theTuesday  night meeting.  Alderman  Metzler said this  man is a 'mess of contradictions.. .  I hope the Concerned Citizens  don't give up.'  The council members stated  they had 'lost all confidence in  Jack Davis as Minister of Transport.' and in the future they  would direct their transportation  questions to the premier.  Alderman Laing. pointed out  the unfairness to drivers of  recreational vehicles who use  their vehicles for basic transportation , yet must pay triple the fare.  New books in Library  NONFICTION  Biography:  A Detect ive's Story by George Hather i 11  Bring on the Empty Horses by David Niven  Painting:  Drawing Outdoors by Henry C. Pitz  Gauguin by Wildenstein & Cogniat  FICTION  U-Boat by Lothar-Gunther Buchheim  Imperial Earth by Arthur C. Clarke  The Man Who Wanted to Save Canada by  Chick Childerhose  Dragons at the Gate by Robert L. Duncan  To Die in California by Newton Thornburg  R.J.  Council submits  recommendations  Sechelt Village Council has  agreed to submit a recommendation to the Union of British Columbia Municipalities at next  month's convention in Vancouver. The recommendation  will ask the convention to support  a policy of removing school taxes  from the property tax roles  and instead be financed entirely  by the provincial treasury.  The alderman agreed with Village  Clerk Tom Wood's statement  that the method of payment  of school taxes to the local school  boards is becoming a costly  burden for the local governments.  A second recommendation  suggesting that all building  permit applications be accompanied by a 'performance bond'  was defeated by the council.  It was generally felt that though  there are certain cases where a  bond might be preferable, that  generally it was necessary to  presume innocence until otherwise shown. Village Clerk  Tom Wood ched the recent  troubles with Mr. Killam as  one instance where this kind of  guarantee would have saved the  village a considerable amount  in legal fees.  This is Your Life  Horoscope for the next week  By TRENT VARRO  ARIES -March 21  to April 20  A splendid time for a holiday of  some sort. This doesn't necessarily mean that you must travel;  but if you can merely relax your  mind, you'll find the rest it gives  you, most soothing.  TAURUS - April 21 to May 20  Indecision may cause you to lose  a lot that you have gained in the  past. This is no time to "dillydally" over  small,  unimportant  matters.   Think,   and   act   in   a  positive manner.  GEMINI - May 21  to June 20  Don't-"try too hard" or you are  liable to mix things all up. If luck  conies your way, let it take its  own course during this period.  Don't try "pushing" but accept  things graciously.  CANCER - June 21 to July 21  A matter concerning your future.  career in business is apt to come  up soon.  It couldn't come at a  better   time!    Decide   carefully  which path to follow. The stars  will help you immensely.  LEO - July 22 to August 21  A great deal of knowledge and  wisdom, is creeping into the sign  of Leo at this time. Be understanding and patient, and you  will achieve many-benefits in the  not too distant future.  VIRGO - August 22 to Sept. 21  You may "find" something* this  week that you had lost many  years ago. This concerns many  aspects of your life,, either in a  business matter. However, it is  astrologically very good.  LIBRA - Sept. 22 to October 22  You've probably got more going  for you than you realize at this  time. Be sensible, and calm, and  you should reap many benefits.  Getting "all up-in-the air" won't  help you one bit.  SCORPIO - Oct 23 to Nov. 21  Matters   dealing   with   "communications" of some sort." may be  puzzling   you   at   present,   but  there  is  nothing  to  get   upset  over.   Everything   should   clear  itself very quickly, and life can  be most pleasant.  "  SAGITTARIUS Nov 22  Dec 20  For the  next week,  the  Sagittarius  horoscope  will   resemble  the Scorpio one. Read the message for Scorpio, and apply it to  yourself. You can gain much, by  understanding others..  CAPRICORN - Dec 21 - Jan 19  Capricorn   individuals   will   probably be so "busy" taking .care  of details, that they won't find  time for much relaxation. If you  can find an hour or so during the  day to relax, so much the better.  AQUARIUS - Jan.20 -  Feb.  18  A good time to "tie-up all loose  ends and "bits and pieces" of  endeavours started in the past.  Don't get involved in new ventures until you finish the old ones.  PISCES - Feb.  19 -  March 20  Many things are starting to work  out well for you "in the zodiac.  They won't all happen together,  but   undoubtedly   a   subtle  "change" will creep into affairs,  that looked hopeless in the past.  Provincial Court  News   x  Trevor Hugh Hedden, 23,  was fined $500. when he pleaded  guilty in provincial court last  Wednesday, to hit and run  driving on May 29. Judge C.  I. Walker described the crime as  a 'dirty offence'.  A fine of $400. was given to'  Louis Joseph Sigouin for impaired  driving in Burnahy, B.C. Two  breathalizer readings showed  Sigouin's blood alcohol count  exceeded .08.  Gordon Smith, 57, also pleaded  guilty to impaired driving.  Smith had a blood alcohol reading  of .30, although he told the judge  he had only had. six drinks  of rye on that day. Smith, because  he has only a limited means  of income, was told to pay a  $300.     fine.     Judge    Walker,  however, recommended that  because of Smith's inability  to pay a larger fine he received  a three month driver's license  suspension. \  ���An overweight vehicle resulted '  in a $25.00 fine for Michael  Bunbery. In his trip from Davis  Bay to Roberts Creek he knocked  down one drooping cable wire.  Banbury had a general permit  for an overweight vehicle but  was unaware of the need for  an additional permit for height.  Carl Peter Defouw, 18, was  given a $250 fme when he pleaded guilty to driving a motorcycle  without insurance on May 20.  He was also fined $25 for being  a minor on  licensed premises  on May 8 near the village of  Gibsons. ,  (Copyright 1976 by Trent Varro. All rights reserved.)  HOW'S  YOUR BUSINESS...  MINE IS PICKING UP.  JUSTCALt  BOB KELLY'S  CLEANUP LTD.  FOR FAST SERVICE   ON PICK UP  886-9433 or 886-7322  Pearsall defends C-83  Over 40 amendments to Bill  C-83 have been received by the  Justice Committee in relation to  Bill C-83. The majority involve  the gun control section of the bill.  The combined efforts of gun  dub briefs and those from private citizens, Wildlife Associations and the "ad hoc" committee  of Liberal back-bench MPs produced the above results to clean  up the bilL The many amendments cannot, in the opinion of  some Liberal members allow the  bill to be passed beofre the summer recess, June 30th. Indeed,  western ruralmemhers are suggesting the bill be given third  reading in the new session.  Coast Chilcotin MP Jack Pearsall is one who advocates this  position. "Efforts to try and hurry  these amendments through in the  next two weeks would only substantiate claims by manyconstitu-  ents that the government was trying to ram the bill through.''  Pearsall also added, "There  are still a dozen or more amendments before the ministers that  have, not been presented to the  Justice Committee yet." I want to  see those amendments before  making any comments. The cooperation," continued Pearsall,  . by the people of Coast-Chilcotin  and the B.C. Wildlife Association  helped pilot many of these  amendments through to their  present status."  The assistance and contribution to better the bill has helped  me many times over. I hope before we have finalized this bill,  h will be one acceptable to the  majority;  The piano students of Aletta  Gilker finalized the term's  lessons by giving a recital for  their parents. The recital, which  was greatly enjoyed, was held  in Bethel Babtist Church Sechelt  on the afternoon of June 13th.  Each student performed two  numbers of a contrasting style.  Silvia and Marion Passmore  also played a lively duet. A  guest performer, Jeff Birkin,  received well warranted app-  lausr when he played two numbers on his trumpet.  Piano solos were played  by Alison, Dawn and Eileen  Bandi, Diedre Dempster, Robbie  Almond, Barbara Birkin, Marian  and Sylvia Passmore, David  and Tony English, Theresa  Godber and Sharon Fromager.  Marian Passmore was presented with a sterling silver  pendant as a memento for receiving first class honors in  her first. Royal Conservatory  piano exam. She received 83  marks for Grade One.  xaooooooooocooeoc  Wedding befl, Mad Money,  lion's Gate Bridge, Totems,  Grand Piano, French Horn,  all new Sterling SOver Charms  just received.  Miss Bee's, Sechelt  MQCMOBflOQOQBOOOQ  Couple celebrate 50 th  To commemorate the Fiftieth  Wedding Anniversary of Mr.  and Mrs. R, Cumming (Grace  and Bob), the Elphinstone  Recreation group, with the assistance of - other community  groups, are holding a reception  and tea in the RobertsCreek  Community Hall on Thursday,  July 1, 1976 between the hours  of 2:00pm and 4:00pm. All  friends who wish to do so are  cordially invited to attend and  pay their respects at this time.  It is requested that "there be  no gifts.  Mr. and Mrs. Cumming  will be at home to their family  and friends later in the evening  on the same date.  poopoan  ATTIC & BASEMENT  OVERFILLED?  if you have useful, serviceable articles that  you wou Id like to donate to the Masonic Society  for their July 17th  auction  PLEASE PHONE    SCOTTY ALLISON at  . 886-2909 for prompt pick-up.   Thank-you  aooooooooooooooooooooo!  Construction down in May  The Village of Gibsons' Building Inspector has announced that  . construction for the month of  May is down to $108,000 from a  total of $163,000 in May of 1975.  However, due to the fact that nine  alterations are v presently under  way the total number of building  permits approved rose from 5 in  May last year to 11 this year.  The inspector's report further  showed that only two new residences were granted permits  last month. In May of 1975 three  new residential and one commercial application were approved  within the village.  The year to date figures show a  drop in building values from  $578,000 in 1975 to $250,000 in  the current year. Thirty-four  applications- were issued to this  point last year and only 23 have  been issued in the current year.  Seventeen of the current year's  applications have been additions  or alterations. Only 15 alterations  or additions were approved last  year. -  Sunshine Coast Regional District  NOTICE  Change of Meeting Date  The next regular meeting of the Sunshine Coast  Regional District Board will be held as follows:  Date:  Time  Place:  Wednesday, june 30,1976  7:30 pm  Board Room, Wharf Street  Sechelt  Mrs.A.G.PRESSLEY  , Secretary-Treasurer  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  ZONING BY���LAW NO. 241.1973  Notice is hereby given that the Municipal Council of the Village  of Gibsons wili meet and hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday,  June 29, 1976 at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Hail, 1490 South  Fletcher Road, Gibsons. B.C.  At the hearing all persons who deem their Interest In property  affected by the following proposed amendments to Zoning  By-Law number 241.1973 will be afforded an opportunity to be  heard on matters contained in the proposed amendments.  1. Lot 86, Block 7, Plan 14641, D.L. 688, being rezoned from  Residential Zone 2, R.2 to Commercial Zone 1, C-1.  2. Lots 1,2,3,4,5,and 6, of Parcel C, DL.688, Plan 9229 being  rezoned from Comprehensive Development Area, C.D.A.  Residential Zone 3, R-3.  3- Block 2, DL 1328, Plan 4014 and Lot 4, Block 2, DL 1328,  Plan 12401 being rezoned from Comprehensive Development  Area, C.D.A. to Residential Zone 2, R-2.  A copy of the proposed amendments may be Inspected at the  Municipal Hall, 1490 South Fletcher Road, Gibsons, B.C.,  Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a m and  4:30 p.m. a"u  J.W.Copland  Municipal Clerk  ), Sunshine Coast News, June 22,1976.  ��� COMING EVENTS  Every Monday night. 8 p.m...  Bingo. New Legion Hall. Gibsons.  Hello again. Early Bird Bingo 7  p.m. Regular at 8 p.m. Every  Thursday, Roberts Creek Legion  Hall.  _  Gibsons Athletic Association  Swim Classes. See ad page 6.  June 26, at 8 p.m. Elphinstone  Secondary School Graduation  ceremonies will be held. Saturday  in the Elphinstone secondary  school gym. Public welcome.  ��� DEATHS  BARRETT: Passed away June 13,  1976, John David Barrett, late of  Garden Bay in his 68th year. Survived by his loving wife Margaret; two sons, David in Vancouver,  Jim, in Stewart, B.C.: 5 grandchildren, I brother Roy in Port  McNeill, 1 sister Grace, in Vancouver. Mr. Barrett was a member of Harbour Lodge No. 181  AF & AM. Funeral service was  held Thursday, June 17 at Harvey  Funeral Home, Gibsons. Rev. D.  Brown officiating. Interment Forest View Cemetery, Pender  Harbour.  BURT: Passed away June 14,  1976, Vida Louise Burt, late of  Gibsons in her 79th year. Survived by 4 sone, Laurence in Victoria, Stanley, Dennis and David  in Vancouver. 1 daughter Mrs.  Jean Roberts in Gibsons, 11  grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; 4 sisters, Myrtle Simpson, Thelma MacRae, Alice  Smith, Francis Horvith; neices  and nephews. Funeral service  was held Friday at Harvey Funeral Home, Gibsons. Rev. D. Brown  officiating. Cremation.  ���     BIRTHS  HAMMOND: Born to Mr. and  Mrs. Richard Hammond, a son,  Erik Thurston, 8 lbs., 13 ozs., on  June 19 at St. Mary's Hosp. A  brother for Patricia.  ��� INMEMORIAM  "The Sun Dial in St. Mary's  Hospital grounds has been provided by contributions to Roberts  Creek Hospital Auxiliary's  Memorial fund."  In beloved memory of Tammy Lea  Shepherd, passed away June 21,  1975.  One year since the sad day  The one I loved was called away  God took her home, it was his  will  But in my heart she liveth still.  Always remembered by her loving   parents,   grandparents  and  sister.  ��� WORK WANTED  L.H. GASWELDING  Muffler repair and body work.  Phone 886-9625.   CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Oil Stoves  and heaters cleaned and  repaired  Phone Ron Crook. 885-3401  after 5 p.m.  Cat and/or Backhoe available for  land clearing, road building,  drainage ditches, waterlines. etc.  Call 886-9633 or 886-9365.  HIGH FUEL COSTS?       ~  Peerless Tree Services Ltd. will  turn your problem trees into  firewood, $18 per cord. We do  danger tree falling, topping, and  limbing too. Expert insured work.  "Know the cost before you start"  CaH us 885-2109. Free estimates.  John Risbey.  Two high school boys 15 and 16.  will do work of any kind. Phone  886-9503.   Your PICTURES FRAMED and  mounted from Artistic Woodwork  stock. Matboards. Non-glare and  regular glass. Needlepoint a  specialty. 1450 Sechelt Inlet Rd.,  Porpoise Bay, Sechelt. Phone  885-9573.   Backhoe available for drainage,  ditches, water lines, etc' Phone  885-2921. Roberts Creek.  Live in or part time help for elderly lady in Granthams area.  Cooking, cleaning and personal  assistance. Please write Box  48735. Three . Bentall Centre,  595 Burrard St., Vancouver, B.C.  V7X 1A6 or telephone 886-2145.  Intermediate accounting student.  Currently employed, available for  part time bookkeeping. Phone  Dave 886-2548 after 6 p.m.  Do you have any odd job that .  needs doing? Any size at reasonable  rates.  Phone Terry,  886-  7069 after 5.  ���  FOR SALE  Two 55 hp. Bearcat O/B motors.  For further information phone  886-7631.      10 X 50 Van Dyke. Fridge and  stove, 1 bdrm., in West Sechelt  Trailer Park. Ph. 886-7645.  Older Enterprise gas range.  Phone 886-2307.   30" Viking electric range, small  Viking electric fridge. Both only 3  years old. $150 each. Ph. 886-  9595 after 5 p.m.  THEIDEALGIFT  At the Royal Bank in Sechelt,,  we have a limited number of 1975  uncirculated coins. The presentation set in a simulated leather  case ��� $10.00 each.  Thesilver dollar in a simulated  leather case ��� $4.50each.  Hay for sale, 20 bale lots or  more. Phone 886-2887.  AUCTION  GIBSONS WILDLIFE CLUB  ' JUNE26ATlp.m.  By Cemetery  Refreshments  May View June 25th.  1 hp., 3 ph. electric vacuum and  air pump. Ph. 886-2622,9 til 5.  SunCo Printing  Services Ltd.  Located in the Coast News  ��    Building  Small paper and card offcuts  Different sizes, weights, colors  and grades  20' lb.  Scratch Pads 35c lb.  Minimum sale 10 lbs.  . 26" x 38" white newsprint  50 shts. 93'  8l/i x 11 newsprint, 500 shts  $1.79  GIBSONS LANES ~  Open Bowling  Fri.. 7-11p.m.  Sat.. 2- 11 p.m.  Sun.. 2-11 p.m.  PENTANGLEPLANTS;  ��� CARS, TRUCKS  FOR SALE (Cont)  '67 Sunbeam Alpine hard top /soft  top. New radials, new clutch, rebuilt. Good condition, $1,375. Ph.  886-2362. >_  Wrecking '67 Cougar. Parts  available. Ph. 886-9953.  '63 VW Bus. Rebuilt engine,  fold down bed. Offers. Ph. 886-  9973.   Honda Twin 450. $230. Ph.  885-3462.   1973 Honda 500, 4 cylinder, 5800  miles, good condition. $1200.  Phone 886-2740.   1973 Toyota Corona. Needs some  body work. $2000 o.b.o. Phone  886-7969.  ��� BOATS FOR SALE  LEPSGO FISHING: 12 ft. alu-  minum, flotation seats, 6 hp.  Viking (low hours), day tank, oars  and tilt trailer. $875 or best offer.  Phone 885-9849.        MARINE SURVEYS  AND APPRAISALS  For selling, purchasing  or financing  Surveys for insurance  or settlement of claims  Captain W.Y.Higgs  Box 339, Gibsons, B.C.  Phones 886-9546,885-9425  or 886-2433  ��� PETS  AU breed dog grooming, clipping  and bathing. Cat and dog boarding. Walkey Kennels, 885-2505.  Whitaker House  :/:  Venus Flytraps,  Star of Bethlehem, Hibiscus,  Tropicals, Hangers,' Candles  Open 10:30-4:30  Tuesday thru Saturday  ��� CARS, TRUCKS  FOR SALE  '72 VW for sale. One owner.  Phone 886-9662, Solnik's, Roberts Creek.   1975 Ford % ton Ranger camper  special, P.S., P.B., 18,000 miles,  like new, blk with red int., asking  $5395 o.b.o. Phone 886-2385.  Land Rover 4X4, reconditioned  engine, new transmission, tires,  charging system, excellent condi-  tion. $3200. Phone 886-2614.  '72 GM Firenza, 28.000 miles,  $1450 o.b.o. Phone 885-3421.  1974 Ford  3A ton, H.D. susp.,  H.D. cooling, oil bath air. 360 -  4 sp.,  8 ply,  split  rims, blue  metallic, $3895. Phone 884-5250.  ��� WANTED  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir- Hem. -Ced.  L&KLUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting Grounds. Twin Creeks  Timber wanted, plus alder.  Poles bought and sold. Let us  give you an estimate. D & O Log  Sorting Ltd. Phone 886-7896 or  886-7700.  Used  upright  piano.  7879.  Ph.  ��� LIVESTOCK  Laying hens for sale, Rhodi? Is-  land Reds. Ph. 885-9200.  ��� ANNOUNCEMENTS  If you arc concerned about someone with a drinking problem,  call Al-Anon at 885-9638 or 886-  9193. Meetings St. Aidan's Hall.  Tuesday. 8 p.m.  Alcoholics Anonymous. Phone  886-9904 or 885-9327. # Gibsons  meeting Monday. 8:30 p.m. in  Gibsons Athletic Hall.  For explosive requirements, dynamite, electric or regular caps.  B line E cord and safety fuse  contact R. NIMMO. Cemetery  Road. Gibsons. Phone 886-7778.  Howe Sound Farmers Institute  The Ladies Auxiliary to the Royal  Canadian Legion Brnach 109,  Gibsons, wish to inform the public that in July and August no  catering services will be available  ��� ANNOUNCEMENTS  CONT'D  The Salvation Army  CAMP SERVICES  Camp Sunrise,  Langdale Terminal   ���  Each Sunday, 10:30a.m.  June 20 -Aug. 22  Guest speakers. A message for  you. 886-7232.  The Sunshine Coast NDP Club  held its annual meetina June 18.  Election of officers: President -  Tom DesLauiers, 1st Vice President, Don Pearsall, 2nd vice-  president, Gladys Sluis, 3rd vice-  president, Ed Johnson. Treasurer  Elsie DesLauiers. Membership  chairperson, Nora Hill. Secretary  Janet Gibb. We now have the  daily edition of 'Hansard' at the  NDP bookstore in Gibsons. Needless to say, they make very interesting reading so pop in and keep  Informed.  ���  FOR RENT  Small sleeping, room for rent to  clean quiet adults. Ph. 886-9912.  Maple Crescent Apts.. 1662  School Road, Gibsons. Suites for  rent. Cablevision, parking, close  to schools and shopping. Reasonable rent. Apply Suite 103A.  Gibsons. 2 bedroom ground level  suite,  newly decorated.  W/W,  appliances. Immediate occupancy  $190 monthly. Ph. 886-7726.  3l>drm. house, full basement.  $350 per month. Ph. 886-2417.  2bdrm home in Hopkins Landing.  $285 per month. Available July 1.  Phone 886-7606.  1 bdrm. duplex, completely  furnished, all electric. Available  July 15. $145 per month, plus  Hydro. Ph. 886-9826.  Beach front .furnished or unfurnished 2 bedroom house/  garage on bluff, Gibsons. Phone  886-9044.   At beach, 2 bdrm. side by side  duplex, semi-furnished. Available July 1. Sorry no pets. Ph.  886-2887.  ��� WANTED TO RENT  Summer cottage close to Gibsons.  Wanted for first two weeks of  August. Ph. 112-921-9204.  ��� ROOM & BOARD  Nice rooms with view over the  ocean, very good meals. Phone  886-9033.  ��� PROPERTY  FOR SALE  $5000 DOWN  by owner in Gibsons a spacious  3 bdrm house with 2 bdrm in-law  suite. Harbor view, fireplace,  WVW, newly decorated, appli-  ances. $45,000. Ph. 886-7726.  MOVING: Reduced to $29,900  full price. 66ft. mobile home with  professionally built addition of  third bedroom or family room,  laundry room and carport, on a  56 x 158 cleared lot. 10 x 14  barnside shed, 6x8 utility shed.  $1 per year taxes. Phone 885-9849  or 885-2416.  885-2235  IS THE NUMBER TO PHONE  24 HOURS A DAY FOR YOUR  FREE GUIDE TO  REAL ESTATE VALUES  AGENCIES LTD.  ��� PROPERTY FOR  SALE (cont'd)  Lot for sale, Sechelt village.  Write Box 1413, Sechelt.  Gibsons, by owner, 2 bedroom  home with beautiful view on large  landscaped lot. L.R. with fireplace. Partly finished lower floor  with garage. Phone 886-2137.    .  Two subdivided cleared lots on  North Road for sale, over Vi acre  in all. Hydro, cablevision, TV all  hooked up. 12 x 60 trailer pad  with septic system. Good for 3  bedroom trailer or house. 12 x 24  workshop or storage shed and  good well with 12 x 12 pumphouse, $15,900 firm. Phone 886-  9041.    Lot for sale on Aldersprings  Koad. All cleared, ready for building. Has 3 room building,- some  fruit trees. Power and water on.  Sewer available. Phone 886-7498.  Roberts Creek. Fully serviced lots  for sale on Marlene Road. Phone  886-7896 or 886-7700.   Large view lot cleared and ready  to build. Nestman road, Selma  Park..Ph. 886-2181 or 886-7857.  ISLAND FOR SALE  Williams Island located in Pender Harbour. Piped water. For  details phone 883-2341 or  921-7517.   'Roberts Creek area, 7.5 acres  with large all year round creek  and new 2 bedroom home. Approximately 3 acres clear with  fruit trees. Phone 885-3307.  VIEW PROPERTY  134 ft. waterfrontage, Gibsons.  4 bedroom, 2Vi bath, modern  home, 6 appliances and many  extras plus 2 bedroom guest cottage. Owner will finance at 9V* %.  Phone 886-2932.           For sale by owner, rooming house  in village of Gibsons. All furniture  and equipment included. Phone  886-9912. .  - 3 bedroom house for sale, close to  school and stores. Call 886-2762.  Acreage in Roberts Creek near  Lockyer Rd. Ph. 885-3470.  For sale by owner; Rooming  house in Gibsons. Equipment and  furniture included. Ph. 886-9912.  One year young home with 2 large  bedrooms and carport on lovely  view lot in West Sechelt. $41,000.  Phone 885-9582.  Cream colored house across from  Post Office. 48' wft. and 310'  long. $57,000. Ph. 112-874-9574.  ��� MOBILE HOMES  Snug Village, Mobile Home Park,'  Mason Rd., Sechelt. Pad available. Ph. 885-3547.  '71 Esta Villa 12 x 68, 3 bedrooms, fridge, stove, drapes included. Phone 886-0048.  SUNSHINE COAST  MOBILE HOME PARK  & SALES  12' x 68' Statesman, 3 bedroom,  fully furnished and decorated.  Carpeted throughout. Separate  dining room with built in china  cabinet. Two door. frost free  fridge, deluxe range. Washer and  dryer.  Box 128, Sechelt  Phone Vancouver 689-5838  (24 HOURS)  Mi IISUITSI  Don Hadden   George Townsend   Jim Wood  885-9504 885-3345 885-2571  Jack Warn  886-2681  Peter Smith  885-9463  C. R. Gathercole  886-2785 :  Bob Kent  885-9461  Pat Murphy  885-9487  Jack White  886-2935  NEW ON MARKET  Your Private Estate  #3638  Double wide three bedroom home, with added  decking and many extras, amidst delightfully  landscaped grounds, on 1.6 acres, Vets Road area.  Only $51,000 full price, this must be seen, call  me to show you around. Jack White, evenings  886-2935.  NEW ON MARKET  SPECIAL  FEATURE  MANY OF THE PROPERTIES IN OUR CATALOGUE ARE RECORDED ON FILM. WE CAN  GIVE YOU A COMPLETE PREVIEW ON OUR  SPECIAL OFFICE TV. YOU ARE ABLE TO VIEW  MANY HOUSES QUICKLY AND LIMIT ON SITE  INSPECTIONS TO THOSE YOU FIND MOST  SUITABLE.  ���  MOBILE HOMES  (Cont'd)  10 X 50, 2 bdrm. Great Lakes,  used. Air conditioning and carpeting.  12 X 68, 2 brdm. Meadowbrook.  Patio door, carpeted throughout.  On    view   at  Trailer Park. ���  Sunshine    Coast  Phone 886-9826  12 x 68, 1973 Diplomat, furnished or unfurnished, Colonial  throughout, in excellent condition  Owner moving, must sell. Phone  886-2797.  COAST MOBILE HOMES SALES  Factory dealer for:  ��� Moduline  ��� Glen River  :��� Neonex  From 12 x 56 to 24 x 60's  Bank Finance with 7*/a% down ���  payment O.A.C.  15 year financing  7 homes in stock  COAST HOMES Box 966, Sechelt  885-9979  Van. toll free 684-2821  Evenings Call:  Dave Reid 885-3859  Bill Copping 885-2084  Don Holmes 941-2937  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  Phone 886-2622  DEADLINE ��� SATURDAY NOON  MINIMUM $1.50 ��� 15.WORDS. 10c a word thereafter.  SUBSEQUENT INSERTIONS Vi PRICE  ^ * ' 7  Legal ads 50c per count line  Subscription Rates:  Distributed free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast  B.C. ��� 1 year ��� $6.00; 6 months ��� $4.00  Canada except B.C. ��� 1 year ��� $8.00  U.S. and Foreign ��� f year ��� $10.00  CONSULT US FOR ALL  YOUR INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS  MEMBER - MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE  YOUR AUTO PLAN CENTRE  ���TRAVEL  For all your travel services,  For tours and straight air flights  Peninsula Travel Agency  Graduate Canadian Travel  College  Dental Block, Gibsons  886-2855   Toll   Free:   682-1513.  IS IN YOUR HANDS  JmTi  GIBSONS: Situated ��� on quiet  street, fine 2 bdrm home. Spacious living room features fireplace and large picture window,  separated dining room. Modem  cabinet kitchen features U-  shape work area plus eating  area. 4 pc. vanity bath. Hardwood floors. W/W in master  bedroom. Full basement has extra  bedroom, workshop and utility.  Rec. room partially finished  with fireplace. Lot is 65 x 130  and level, close to shopping  etc. $49,900.  Large view lot on Georgia Bluff.  $15,000.    with    $7,500.    down.  ROBERTS  CREEK  3   yr.   old  duplex on 1.55 acres. Top suite  is 2 B.R. rented for $200.00  per month. Lower suite -is 1  B.R. owner occupied. Terms  available to $56,000.  DROP IN AND SEE US  SEASIDE PLAZA  Norm Peterson ��� 886-2607  Phone 886-2000 ��� GitwoM, B.C.  BRITISH COLUMBIA HYDRO  AND POWER AUTHORITY  invites tenders for supply of  labour, material and equipment  for blasting and digging pole  holes as required 1 August  1976 to 31 July 1977.  Reference No. Q6 3228  Closi ng Date: 6 J uly 1976  Sealed tenders clearly marked  as above-referenced ' will be  received in Room 1026, B.C.  Hydro and Power Authority  Building, 970 Burrard Street,  Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 1Y3 until  11:00 a.m. local time, 6 July  1976.  Details may be obtained from the  office of the Purchasing Agent,  10th Floor, 970 Burrard Street,  Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 1Y3,  telephone 683-8711, Local  2577 and 256a  E. McMYNN AGENCY  t ... ��� ���  Real Estate & Insurance  ic"'  Waterfront ��� Wilson Creek;  2-3 bdrm architect designed  home  on   75',   low  W/F.  Two car garage, oil heat, all  *7 pVianelled walk. A beauti-  ���X. ful buy at $95,000. Bring all;  offers.  7'/i acres of park like property ��� all year stream, a  small brand new 2 bdrm cottage with all appliances;  terrific small holding, excellent soil; try your offer on  $65,000.  Roberts Creek: 66' x 240'  W/F, no bank, small cottage,  all services to lot; fully landscaped in flowering shrubs.  $55,000.  I  $11,900  Full Price, Cheryl-Ann Park  Rd. at Roberts Creek ��� all  services, sign on.  Sechelt ��� 2 small homes on  one acre close in to village on  Porpoise Bay Road. Offers on  $37,000.  W/F on Gibsons lease land  ��� 70' W/F, 2 bdrm home;  fireplace, seawall, safe boat'  mooring. $29,900. J(  Several lots in Roberts  Creek area, all serviced.  $11,000 and up.  RON McSAVANEY 885-3339  J. L. BLACK 886-7316  Phone  886-2248  Box 238 ��� Gibsons. B. C.  AND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD  LORRIE GIRARD  886-7760  KEN CROSBY  886-2Q98  JONMcRAE  885-3670  Office 886-2277  SUB-DIVISION  CONSULTATION  REAL ESTATE  Toll Free 682-1513  NOTARY PUBLIC  APPRAISALS  MORTGAGES  LOTS  FORBES ROAD: In Langdale. Very close to school, this corner lot is cleared, level and ready  to build upon. This extra large lot is approximately 80X140. F.P.$13,500.  ABBS ROAD: at the corner of School Road.  Excellent extra-large building lot with view  of the Bay area, Howe Sound and Georgia  Strait. Approximately 75X150.  F.P.$19,000.  SHA W ROAD: Close to schools and only 2  blocks away from the new shopping plaza.  This 66 X 120 lot is cleared and ready to  build upon. F.P.$12,500.  CEMETERY ROAD: Enjoy the quiet privacy of one acre in rural Gibsons. The property Is all level and usable land. Some  view. F.P.$17,000.  GOWER POINT. ROAD: At the corner of  14th. This property has levels cleared for  the building site of your choice. Excellent  view of Georgia Strait. Approximately  80X250. F.P.$16,500.  SOUTH FLETCHER: 84' frontage on this  lovely 2 lever lot where you can build on  either level as there is lane access to the  top level. Panoramic view and close "to ail'  amenities. This lot represents excellent  value. F.P.$15,000.  HOMES  GOWER POINT ROAD: Waterfront; exceptionally well built full basement home.  Fireplaces up and down, basement mostly  finished, 2 full baths with gold plated tops  and many dream home extras such as an  intercom system, thermopane windows,  and huge carpeted sundeck. All on 100 ft.  of waterfront near Gospel Rock. Basement  could easily be a full suite. Absolute privacy and luxury. F.P.$79,900.  CHASTER ROAD: Lovely 8 month old  home. 3 bedrooms with feature fireplace.  Attached storage building. All on large corner lot in the heart of fast growing rural  Gibsons. F.P.$63,500.  NORTH ROAD: Must be sold! Try all offers and down payments! 5 acre fully  fenced hobby farm. Good 3 bedroom home  with full basement. Ideal location, only  blocks to shopping and schools.  F.P.$64,000.  HILLCREST ROAD: This lovely 3 bedroom  home has an extra large kitchen area with  a super view from the spacious living  room. Some Of the many extras include,  landscaping, carport, full basement, and  fireplace. F.P.$54,800.  VETERANS ROAD: extremely well built  full basement home. 4 bedrooms, fireplaces up and down. Finished rec. room,  nicely appointed living room all in mahogany: Situated on 2.5 acres, perfect for a  hobby farm. ��� F.P.$89,900.  HOPKINS LANDING: hero is value. House  and two lots. Beautiful view of Howe  Sound and Gambier island. Feature wall  fireplace in the living room of this lovely 2  bedroom home. Galley kitchen with all  built-in        appliances. F.P.$49,500.  GRANTHAMS LANDING: Spectacular view from this 4 bedroom home. Step up to the large  living room from which you can walk out onto the front sundeck. Partial basement with carport. Price reduced'for quick sole. F.P.$49 900.  v. Man on the street asks:  Sunshine Coast News June 22,1978  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  NOTICE OF  WATER OUTAGE  Residents of the foil owing noted areas  are hereby given notice that water service  will be shut down on Sunday, June 27,  1976 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  AREAS AFFECTED:  Highway   101   from   Peninsula  Transport Depot to and including  SUSAN HARDING  Susan Harding, Port Mellon,  is happy with the recently announced reductions. Her view  was "pay as you go." "If we are  to get reductions at all it should  be for residents of the Sunshine  Coast." Mrs. Harding also stated  that she uses the ferries as  little as possible.  NEVILLE LOHN  Neville Lohn of Sargent Bay,  thinks the increased ferry rates  could put the government ferries  deeper in the hole. "It's the law  of diminishing returns" he said.  Neville believes that the best  solution lies in finding a happy  medium and figures that everybody would have gone along with  a 50% rate hike.  FRANCIS McDOUGALL        AL MENNEAR  "Happier than I was," is how  Francis. McDougall sums up her  feelings about Jack Davis' statement, "but," she continued,  "I don't think it was good enough  at all." Mrs. McDougall would  like to see half fares for cars.  She thinks similar action to what  has already taken place still might  be effective.  Quickie chowder  Try as you may, you'll have a A soup is any liquid in which  tough- time finding a more  versatile food than soups. That's  saying a lot, but just look at  all the ways soups can go, plain  or fancy.  solid foods such as meat, poultry,  cereal,  vegtables or fruits  are  cooked. Soups can be classified  into three groups:  Bouillon - a broth made by sim-  e t:  I fi,,-  v.���.;.'*' -  DISTRICT LOT 687  A PETITION IS BEING DRAWN UP  REQUESTING GIBSONS VILLAGE TO  EXPAND ITS BOUNDARIES TO INCLUDE  ALL OF til 687 (GRANTHAMS LANDING,  UPPER GRANTHAMS). CALL 886-2935  (EVENINGS) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.  VALUE PLUS!!  3 bedroom full basement home.  Wall to wall carpeting ��� Fireplace, carport under. 1100sq. ft.,  sewer,; underground wiring,  fully landscaped  ALL. THIS PLUS A TREMENDOUS VIEW OF  KEATS AND BOWEN ISLANDS ACROSS HOWE  SOUND ON A PAVED CUL-DE-SAC FOR ONLY  $49,500  SEEING IS   BELIEVING  ��� 3 bedroom home  .......# 1100 sq.ft. living area plus  finished full basement  77 ��� Carport under-.  ��� Sundeck  ��� Underground wiring  ��� Sewer  ' ��� Fully Landscaped  ��� Paved cul-de-sac road  ���' ��� All new houses in area.  The view from this home is  tremendous. You can't find  better value for $48,500.  VALENCIA DEVELOPMENTS  Box 17 886-2417        R.R. 1 .Gibsons  Wed. Thur. Fri. Sat.        June  25-26  Jack  Nicholson  Showtime 8 p.m.  "THE  MISSOURI  B MtEAW  Marlon  Brando  RESTRICTED���    Warning,   violence  and  coarse   language  Sun. Mon.Tues. Wed.    CARRY ON BEHIND    &  '...,.june_8-30. CARRY ON AGAIN DOCTOR  Both    movies    rated    mature. .'Carry on Behind' carries warning  'some ggggestlve violence.'  mering meat, fish or vegetable,  in water to extract their flavors  and then strained to keep just  the liquid.  Broth - a term used inter-change-  ably with bouillon. ���  . Consomme-a broth that is sparkling clear and free of all floating  particles.  "Light, delicate soups: bisques,  thin cream soups or cheese  soups.  Bisque - a rich cream soup generally made with vegetables or  shellfish.  Hearty, thick soups: meat or fish  soups, chowders and thick cream  soups.  Chowder - a hearty soup that was  originally made with fish, vegetables and milk, but that now  uses practically any meat, poultry  or fish" in ^ variety of liquids. A  Seasonings are also very important for'. successful soup  making. The longer soup is held,  the more flavors intensify. Be  careful not to overseason your  soup at the- beginning. You can  always add more before serving.  Seasonings that are used regularly in soups include: salt,  freshly ground pepper, paprika,  celery seed, bay leaf, garlic,  thyme, allspice, dill, chives  and dry mustard.  Having some friends in  this  weekend    after    a    swimming  party?       Try    this    'Company r  Chowder' from Food Advisory  Services, Agriculture Canada.  The soup base is a flavorful  blend of tomato sauce, beef  bouilon, seasonings and lots  of chopped onion. Serve it hot  in a soup tureen or casserole  surrounded by your choice  of condiments - such as sauteed  mushrooms, grated cheese,  or cooked miniature meatballs.  Let your guests make their own  soup and complete the meat  with hot, buttered French bread  and red wine.  Company Chowder  3 cups chopped onion  1 clove garlic, minced,  1/4 cup fat  1/4 cup flour  1 71/2 ounce tomato sauce  7 cups beef bouillon  2 teaspoons sugar  2 teaspoons Worcestershire  sauce  Saute onion and garlic  in  fat  until onion is transparent. Blend  in flour, stir in tomato sauce and  bouillon.    Add sugar and Wor- '-  cestershire sauce.   Bring to boil.  Reduce   heat   and   simmer   30  to  40  minutes,  stirring  occasionally.    Six servings.    Guests  may choose from the following  additions to custom make their  own soups:  Sauteed mushrooms  Sliced pepperoni  Grated cheese  Chopped parsley        '.  Diced tomatoes  Cooked miniature meatballs  Cubed red or green pepper  Olives  HOST  RENT-A-CAR  885-3201  When questioned about the  latest ferry reductions Al Men-  near of Gower Point said he felt  it was "fair, considering what  it was before." Mennear described hjmself as a 'weekend  commuter. He currently works in  New Westminster, returning to  Gower Point each weekend.  "The ticket system is of no value  toW" he added.  CATHY MORRISON  Cathy Morrison of Gibsons  thinks "people won't say anything for a $2. passenger fare."  They are ��� so accustomed to  increases and inflation that they  will probably just accept them."  A four dollar fare was "far too  much," she said, "Though the  government is always talking  about reducing inflation- it is  probably the main cause."  TRACYTAME  Tracy Tame of Robert's Creek  answered with a definite "no"  when asked if he was happy  with the announced reductions.  "Davis short changed us,"  he said, "we should have gone  ahead with the demonstration."  .Tame proposed having further  protests to show the minister that  residents ' are not content with  his actions.  Bal's Lane  North Road  Shaw Road  Davis Road  O'Shea Road  Abbs Road  Sargent Road  School Road  Wyngaert Road  Martin Road  North Fletcher Road  Hiilcrest Road  Crucil Road  Every effort will be made to keep the shutdown time to an absolute minimum.  Fred Holland  Works Superintendent  The affordable  A plan to make owning a  home possible for  more people.  This one's for you. It's called AHOP (The  Assisted Home Ownership,Program), and it  combines the federal assistance provided by  CMHC (Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation) with additional assistance from the B.C.  Government.  Very simply, here's how it works:  If you're a two-person household and want  to buy or build a house, and the price is within  the established AHOP price limits for the area,  you can qualify for the CMHC Interest Reduction .Loan. This loan acts to reduce the  mortgage rate to 8%, and is interest-free for the  support period.  That's only the first part. The second part  is a CMHC subsidy of up to $750 for the first  year. You're eligible if you've applied for the  maximum Interest Reduction Loan; have at  least one dependent child; and even with the  loan, your monthly payments exceed 25% of  your income.  Now here's the extra bonus from us. If  you've qualified for the above CMHC subsidy,  and your monthly payments are still more than  30% of your income, you qualify for an additional subsidy of up to $750.  Add it all up, and it means that the possibility of home ownership is greatly extended,  and now includes families in B.C. with incomes  below $10,000 a-yearl  Apian to encourage more  efficient use of land for  affordable housing.  This one's for the municipalities. And you.  You may benefit from,the resulting reduced  municipal taxes and/or increased services. It's  called MIGP (Municipal Incentive Grant Program), and it's designed to encourage the development of affordable housing and the more  efficient use of land.  "v   .  There are two grants available to  municipalities and regional districts. The first  is a $1,000 grant from CMHC. The second is a  $500 grant from us. That means the total grant  per eligible unit is $1,500. To be eligible, the  proposed housing units must be constructed for  permanent residency, be connected to municipal piped water and sewage systems, and be  served with roads having at least gravel surface.  These are the basic qualifications. There  are others that apply to density, size arid value  requirements. What they all add up to for you is  growing communities with more affordable  housing for more people.  3 A plan to make more  rental housing  available.  This one's for the builders. And you. You  benefit because it creates a more adequate supply of rental housing.  It's called ARP (Assisted Rental Program),  and it's designed to stimulate private investors  to once again invest funds in affordable rental  housing. The incentive is for the builder ... but  the benefits are passed on to you. A prototype of  this program resulted in 2,000 new rental units  started on Vancouver Island last year.  The amount of assistance available to the  builder depends on the number of units in the  project, the construction cost, the mortgage interest rate, operating costs, and prevailing  rents.  It starts with a $600 grant per unit from us  in the first year. If this grant is not sufficient to  allow, the builder to charge normal market  rents and maintain an agreed-upon return rate  on his equity, an assistance loan of $1,200 per  unit is availableTrom CMHC. If either or both of  the above still leave the builder below the agreed return rate on equity, a conditonal $1,200  interest-free loan per unit is available from the  province.  The agreement establishes initial rental  rates. After that, rents are set by market conditions, but any higher net revenues derived go  towards reducing the amount of assistance.  Basically, what it all means is more rental  housing available at more reasonable rates.  British Columbia  Department of Housing  Hon.Hugh A.Curtis, Minister.  If you want a home,  we want to help.  More information on any ofthe three  affordable home plans, is available from:  ��  British Columbia  Department of Housing  #204 -1525 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver  810 Blanshard Street, Victoria  135-10th Avenue South, Cranbrook  280 Victoria Street, Prince George  260 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna  Centra] Mortgage  and Housing Corporation  5511 West Boulevard, Vancouver  1007 Fort Street, Victoria  129 - 10th Avenue South, Cranbrook  280 Victoria Street, Prince George  18G0 Tranquille Road, Kamloops  Suite 202, Capri Tower, Kelowna gg^qBJ*^*6r^a<j|M��Uj(|H^*^*rj|_i^  6  Sunshine Coast News, June 22,1976.  CBC Radio  Comic opera wars �� "Stout hearts & nervous arms  If you think Canadian History is dull or that fiction is  funnier than truth, make time to  listen to the Bush and Salon  on Sunday, June 27 at 1:03pm  This programme dramatizes  stories frim Canada's past  and this week chronicles the  comic opera wars which took  place near the Aroostook River  in New Brunswick in 1837 and  1839. This epic struggle between New Brunswick and the  State of Maine titled 'Stout  Hearts and Nervous Arms'  introduces a cast of thousands  including a pompous Govonor,  bird-trained sherrifs, cowardly  officers and patriotic dimwits.  WEDNESDAY JUNE23  Gala Concert from the Montreal International Piano Competition, 8:03 pm, pre-empts  Concern. Features performances  by the winners accompanied  by the Montreal Symphony  Orchestra.  Country    Road    10:30    pm.  In  depth   interview with   Buck  Owen.  THURSDAY JUNE24  Themes and Variations 8:03pm  Part 1.,profile of guitarist Laur-  indo Almeida by Tony Thomas.  Part 2, Sandra Watts, oboe;  Paul Armin, viola; Monica  Gaylord, piano. Two rhapsodies  L'Etang and La Comemuse,  Loeffler. Part 3, the Paradox  of America's Music, a critical  look at music in the US.  Jazz Radio-Canada 10:30pm  Nimmons'n'Nine Plus Six;  Wayne Kozak Trio. Michael  Snow and Greg Gallagher report  on Canadian Stage Band finals  FRIDAY JUNE25  Canadian Concert HaD 2:03  pm., Lois Marshall, soprano, accompanied by Stuart Hamilton.  Songs by Beethoven, Favre and  Schumann.  Max Fergusdn Show 3:30 pm  the last broadcast of this pro-  Presenting...  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Between Ourselves 8:03 'pm  Oh Newfoundland is a Wide  Plantation-visits with people  in southeast Ireland, the source  area for the Newfoundland  Irish.  SATURDAY JUNE26  Our Native Land 12:00 pm,  Big Red School House looks  at the arguements for native  control of schools versus integrated education.  Hot Air 1:30 pm, .Bobby Hackett,  glen Miller and Glen Gray  bands also solo trumpet and  guitar.  Opera by Request 2:03 pm  your favorite arias, overtures  and singers.  Music de Chez Nous 7:00 pm  'Double ExDOsur' a short story  by 'Silver' Donald Cameron  read by Neil Munro. Profile of  Irish poet John Montagur by  Barry CalloghanL  Music Alive 11:03 pm Part 1,  Festival Quartet and James  Manishen, clarintet. Clarinet  Quintet, Mozart. Part 2, one  Third Ninth Trio play Trio in  Eflat, Haydn.  SUNDAY JUNE 27  Bush and the Salon 1:03 pm  Stout Hearts and Nervous Arms  epic     sruggle     between     New  Brunswick and Maine in 1838.  Variety International 4:03 pm  continuing story of Louis Armstrong.  Royal Canadian Air Farce  7:03 pm comedy.  The Entertainers . 7:30 pm  Emperor Norton-original musical  based on the -true story of the  first emoeror of the US. Joshue  A.   Norton.   Music   and   lyrics  by  David   Rae  from the  book'  by Doug Byers. One of San Fran-  sisco's most colorful characters,  Norton declared himself Emperor  in 1859. Robert Christie plays the  eccentric Norton, soloists Ian  and Sylvia Tyson and David  Rea.  CBC    Playhouse    10:30    pm  The magic Child by, CL.Grant,  Science fiction.  MONDAY JUNE 28  Music of Our People 8:03 pm  Portuguese singer and guitarist,  Germano Rocha in a programme  of ballads and fados.  TUESDAY JUNE29  CBC Tuesday Night 8:03 pm  An evening of American Music-  Aaron Copland conducts the CBC  Winnipeg   Orchestra.   Overture  to Candida, Bernstein; unan-  swer red question, Ives; symphony no. 3, Harris; Clarinet  Concerto 3 Latin Sketches, and  Suite for Opera the Tender Land  Copland.  Tench the Earth 10:30pm  Music from the Atlantic provinces from Turret Coffee House-,  Halifax.  Sunshine Coast Regional District  NOTICE  To Roberts Creek Residents.  CHANGE OF GARBAGE COLLECTION  DATE  Due to the July 1st statutory  holiday, garbage in the Roberts  Creek area (Cemetery to Provincial Park site) will be picked aid  on Wednesday, June 30, 1976.  (Mrs.)A.G. Pressley  Secretary-Treasurer  Teachers enjoy a quick glance at the school board's new  14 page booklet for parents of kindergarten age children.  Copies are available from the school board office.  Students honored for achievments  THOMAS HEATING  16 students graduated from  Pender Harbour Secondary  School in a candlelight procession last Friday night.  The sixteen grads were:  Paul Kelly Barabash, James  Ernest Cammeron, Gail Frances  Dobrindt, Barry James Dubois,  Elphie student Melanie Mahian receives Grade 10 Aggregate award at the Friday award's ceremony.  Sharon Joy Falconbridge, Suzanne Ingrid Girard, Michael  John Kanunerle, Patricia Ann  Kobus, Maureen Lynn Langsford,  Susan Jane McCrindle, Marjory . Anne MacKay, Wilfred  prV$��ii%, ^$an_&^ Philips^ Susan Therese  Rae, Robin Rancier, Valerie  Marie Reid, Daniel Robert  Stevenson.  The ceremony in the school  gymnasium opened with a candlelight processions and included  the reading of the 'class pro-  pecy' and the class 'last will  and testament. Despite the hot  weather student, families and  teachers alike enjoyed the  ceremony and the dance that  followed.  In an awards ceremony at  the Pender harbour School on  Thursday, the top athletes  trophies went to Valerie Reid  and   Mike   Kammerle.   Grades  ;12 grads Maureen Langsfor  and Mike Kammerle also picked  up this years scholarship pins  for maintaining an average  of latter grade over 5.5 throughout the year. The Michael Klien  Trophy for scholastic achiev-  ment went to April Edwardson  and the A.L. Thompson award  for Academic Excellence awarded  for the first time, went to Jim  Cameron.  At  the   Elphinstone   Awards  Day on Friday the Student  Council   Award   for  forwarding  Elphie'  went  to  aggregate  the  'spirit of  Susan Dixon.  Winners of the  trophies were:Grade 8-John  Wood Trophy-Sandra Turner.  Grade 9-Trueman Trophy-  Charlene Baldwin. Grade. -10-  B. Rankin Trophy - Melanie  Mahlman. Grade 11-Mrs David  Rees Trophy-Bruce Goddard.  L  886-7111  GIZEH TEMPLE  29th ANNUAL  BOOOOaBGOPBOOBOflC  New'   from    Hallmark,    Baby  Photo Albums, ask to see them  when next in town.  MissBee's,Secneit  >0OOOO(_CI-H_e3CH-0_O0<  Printed Pattern  ��-        4861  SIZES 8-20  Sound Construction  Carpen ter-Contractor  Interior Finishing  House v Framing  Concrete Form Work  V    V  Gary Wallinder    886-9976  Box 920       GibsonsN.  VON'S CONSTRUCTION  FRAMING CONTRACTORS  COMMERCIAL  RESIDENTIAL  &  ADDITIONS  VANCOUVER ��� 254-2820  RENOVATIONS  &  ROOFING  GIBSONS ��� 886-7420 or 886-9187  2 Main Parts!  It's the very EASIEST chemise-just 2 main parts! You  will love the new cap sleeves,  flowing lines you can belt or  not. Send now!  Printed Pattern 4861: Misses'  Sizes 8. 10, 12. 14, 16. 18, 20.  Size 12 (bust 34) takes is8  yards 60-inch fabric.  $1.00 for each pattern���  cash, cheque or money order.  Add I5C each pattern for first-  class mail and special handling. Print plainly Size, Name,  Address, Style Number. Send  to Anne Adams,,Coast News.  Pattern Dept., 60 Progress  Ave.. Scarborough. "Ont.  M1T4P7.  IT PAYS TO SEW���you saye  so much money! Send now for  New Spring-Summer Pattern  Catalog! Over 100 partners,  pants, long, short styles. Free  pattern coupon, 75<t.  Sew and Knit Book .$1.25  Instant Money Crafts ... SI .00  Instant Sewing Book SI .00  Inotant Fashion Book ...SI. 00  SEWEASY  Cowrie St.  Sechelt  885-2725  Produced by  Hubert Castle  International Circus  Location  Pacific Coliseum  ���xhlbition Park   Vancouver, B.C.  Performances  Six Big Shows for 1976  Friday June 25  through  Sunday, June 27  . Show Times  Day Matinee      Evening  Friday, June 25  4:00 p.m.   8:00 p.m.  Saturday, June 26  2:00 p.m.   8:00p.m.  Sunday, June 27  2:00 p.m.   6:00 p.m.  Admission Charges  Children 14and under  General Reserved  $2.50     '3.00  Adults  $3.00    '4.00  Tickets on sale at the  following locations  Vancouver Ticket Centre  630 Hamilton St. 683-3255  Eaton's of Canada ��� all stores  Personalized Sound Centres,  ��� Langley Mall, Richmond  Tsawwasen town Centre  Harvey's SrhoRe-hop ��� Delta  Shopper's Mall, Clbverdale  Mall, Newton  Buttons ��� Westlyn Mall,  North Vancouver  Bellingham    Sound    Centre,  ���Bellingham.  Watch for Shrine Circus  In  your area: Nanaimo, Victoria,  Courtenay  THERE'S CARPET A-PLENTY  For those who want the Best;. for. Their Home;���.  MAKE SURE YOU RE  GETTING THE BEST  CALL THE ONES  WHO KNOW  _$%  KEN \  t  %  DeVRIES  \  & SON Ltd. |  886-7112  S��  .__  rmc  VVE SPECIALIZE IN  WALL TO WALL  CARPETS  ��� Armstrong  ���Canadian Celanese  ���Crossley-Karastan  ��� Harding  ��� Hollytex  ��� Resilient Flooring  ��� Armstronq Lino 8  V A. Tije  ���G A F   Luran  ��� Cushion Floor  CUSTOM DRAPES  1659 Sunshine Coast Highway  In the Sechelt Area call on our Representative  CLARK MILLER - 885-2923  i  Church Services  ANGLICAN  Rev. David H. P. Brown  St. Bartholomew's  Morning Service ��� 11:15 a.m.  2nd and 4th Sundays  8:00a.m. Holv Communion  St. Aidan's  Worship Service 9:30 a.m.  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member P.A.O.C.  Phone 886-7107  Highway and Martin Rd.  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m. ���  Evening Service 7 p.m.  Wed. Bible Study 7:30 p.m.  Pastor G.W.Foster  BAPTIST CHURCH  Pastor F. Napora  Office  886-2611.   Res.   885-9905  CALVARY - Park Rd.. Gibsons  SUNDAYS  Morning Worship 9:30 a.m.  Sunday School 10:45 a.m.  Evening   Fellowship   7:00   p.m.  1st. 3rd and 5th Sunday  Thursdav  ���  Praver  and   Bible  ' Studv 7:00 p.m.  SEVEN TH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat., 2:30 p.m.  Hour of Worship Sat., 4 p.m, "  St. John's United Church,  Davis Bay  Pastor C. Dreiberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone 885-9750  883-2736  UNITED CHURCH  Rev. Annette M. Reinhardt  9:30 a.m. ��� St. John's.  Davis Bay  11:15 a.m. ���Gibsons  Office ��� for appointments  Tues. ��� 1 - 4  Wed. ���1-4  Fri.��� 9:30- 12:30  886-2333  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  Services and Sunday School are  held each Sunday at 11:15 a.m. in  St. John's United Church. Davis  Bay.  Wed. Eve. Testimony 7:30 p.m.  AH Welcome  Phone 885-3157 or 886-7882  ROMAN CATHOLIC SERVICES  Rev. T. Nicholson, Pastor  TIMES OF SUNDAY MASS  7:30 p.m. Sat. eve. at Our Lady  of Lourdes  Church on  the  Sechelt Indian Reserve.  9:00 a.m.  at The  Holy  Family  Church in Sechelt.  11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church  in Gibsons.  Phone 885-9526  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School 10:00 a.m.  Worship Service 11:00 a.m.  Revival 7:00 p.m.  Bible Study Wed.. 7:30p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  i  h Sunshine Coast News June 22,1976  Once again sports' days  were a common sight when  driving by Sunshine Coast  schoolyards this week. This  edition's stars are the primary kids from Gibsons  and Langdale Elementary.  I  I  I.  ��������     by DONNA GAULIN  FOOD POISONING  According to the Department of  Health and Welfare, every year  over 400,000 Canadians are victims of illnesses from food poisoning. Usually, this results from  foods being handled improperly  and thereby being contaminated.  Let's take a look at food poisonings: Sickness from food can  be caused by bacterial contamination, parasitic infection of the  food or by the presence of some  poisonous chemical in the food.  ���Insects or rodents: are still a  : frequent cause of food poisoning".  .   The symptoms from this type of  toxin are nausea, cramps, head-  . ache, vomiting and/or diarrhea.  Salmonella   and ' Ctoatridhun  perfringens groups of bacteria are  ' common   sources   of   infection.  . Some people have these germs in  ; their  intestines  which  is  why  X hands ought to be washed after  visiting the toilet. Poultry, prepared meats, eggs and custard-  filled bakery products are fre-  X quent sources of these bacteria/  Cooked foods are much safer to  - eat when hot foods are kept hot  and cold foods are kept cold 1  : Staphylococci are the organisms responsible for the majority of food -poisoning illnesses.  7 The sickness comes from a poison  : produced by the bacteria. The onset of sickness is rapid.  v Staph germs are found in the  air, infected cuts and they may  be present in the nose and  ,.-,' throat. Foods such as custards,  cream sauces, mayonnaise, fowl,  ham, stews and fish are ideal for  "growth.  :: BotnBsm is the rare type of  food poisoning and it is usually  fatal. The botulism organism's  spores are quite resistant to neat  and grow without oxygen so that  canned foods that contain little  Or no acid such as meat; beans,  asparagus, corn and peas are best  j*i  TRANSCENDENTAL  MEDITATION��  /s;  INTRODUCTORY  THURSDAY, JUNE 24 AT 8pm  ELPHINSTONE SECONDARY  MOBILE UNITJ3  FOR    More    Information    Call  Daryl or Carol Henn  886-3342  HIS HOLINESS  MAHARISHI MAHESH YOGI  TM  w  Businesses are my business. But people  are my concern.  Let me help with your Group Pensions,  Retirement Plans, Deferred Profit Sharing  Plans,  and  employee  benefits.  Bryan E. Burkinshaw  Crown Life Insurance Co.  Telephone 385-9756  500 International House  880 Douglas St.  Victoria, B.C.  for growth. You can see why sterilization with steam under pressure is nefcessary in home canning  to kill all the fatal spores.  It is especially important to  keep in mind that infected food  does not necessarily taste spoiled.  Any food which shows gas production (e.g. bulging can) or if  there is a change in color or consistency, it should be destroyed.  There are other types of infections in foods. Parasites such as  beef and pork tapeworm can  cause extremely uncomfortable  digestive peoblems. Pork usually  should be cooked, fully to destroy  the organism,trJchine5_u  I would like to- mention that  there are many natural poisons  in food. Strychnine, atropine, and  cyanide, for example, occur  naturally in some foodstuffs.  Doesn't cyanide smell like almonds? We all know that many  mushrooms can be quite unpleasant. Another example is the green  area on potatoes .called solanine  which can give rise to pain and  vomiting. '  Needless to say, chemical food  poisoning due to pesticides ect.  is fairly prevalent. The effects are  certainly not as immediate but  unfortunately cumulative, and  dangerous.  For packed lunches and summer picnics here are some foods  which are usually quite safe: nuts  and peanut butter; bread; jam,  honey, mustard relish;', butter,  margarine, oil; powdered milk;  raw fruit and vegetables; cooked  and dry fruit; cheese; and dried  sausage.  A Funeral is something  that no one likes to discuss  But Did You Know  ��� The local funeral home  charges no fee for prearranging funerals.  ���  ��� Those who have enrolled in  Funeral or Memorial Plans  but prefer local arrangements or service, should  take advantage of our pre-  arrangement plan.  ��� The local Funeral Home arranges for local or distant  burials, cremations, memorials, or services in  other localities.  For further information  Write or Phone���  D. A. Devlin, Owner-Manager  HARVEY FUNERAL HOME  Gibsons, B.C. 886-9551  *_B��__B~nM_Hn______________��______M_________M~~H_^  School resignations        J  At last Thursday night's School  Board meeting it was announced  that  four   school   district   staff  members wiD be leaving at - the  end of June.  Mrs. Beatrice Fair, a teacher at  Pender Harbour Secondary will  be retiring. Jack Miller, Elphinstone Secondary, and Mrs. Pat  Thompson, Gibsons Elementary,  will ako be leaving the community. Allan Crane, co-ordinator of the district resource  centre, has decided to step down  from 'his position because of  business, personal and health  reasons. The board accepted the  resignations with regret in each  instance.  Also announced at the meeting,  which took place on Bowen  Island, was the news that Dave  Winwood of Langdale Elementary  and Barbara Webber of Gibsons  Elementary will be taking up new  duties on Bowen Island.  WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Haye You  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons  886-2612  if  HOST RENT A-CAR  885-3201  Ask  folder  from our  representative,  who will be at:  Bella Beach Motel, Sechelt  Tel. 885-9561  On Wednesday, June 30th  II you require tinancing to start, modernize or  expand your business and are unable to  obtain it elsewhere on reasonable terms and  conditions or if you are interested in the  FBDB management services of counselling  and training or wish information on  government programs available for your  business, talk to our representative.  .EDFRAL   ���  BUSINESS  DE VELORMtN,  BANK  __  145 West 15th Street,  North Vancouver, B.C.    980-6571  Opening new doors to small business.  Sunshine  Business Directory  ��� AUTOMOTIVE  SERVICES  ���X:'   yNEED TIRES?  7L Come in to  O^STAL TIRES  X^i-theS-BENDSon  MaHighway 10.1  X^hone 886-2700  Automotive - Parts  Sales and Service  ���Rotor lather service tor disc  Brakes and Drum Brakes  ��� Valve and Seat Grinding  ALL MAKES SERVICED  DATSUN SPECIALISTS  JAMIESON  AUTOMOTIVE  AL JAMIESON  Gibsons ��� Phone 886-7919  ���BANKS  ROYAL BANK  OF CANADA  GIBSONS   Branch-Ph.    886-2201  SECHELT  Branch-Ph.   885-2201  ���.. HOURS    ,  G//t?sons.Mon - Thurs.  ^'iba.m. -3 p.m..  Fri, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.  Sechelt:Tues -Thurs.  .7 10a.m. -3 p.m.  Fri.. 10a.m. -6p.m.  Sat.. 10a.m. -3p.m.  ��� BUILDING  SUPPLIES  WINDSOR  -PLYWOOD  (THEPLYWOOD PEOPLE)  Construction Plywood  Fancy Panels  Doors, Bifolds, Insulation  .   Sidings  and all Accessories  Delivery  Highway 101, Gibsons  Phone 886-9221  ��� BUILDING  SUPPLIES (Cont)  L & H SWANSON Ltd.  Sand and Gravel  PACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations  Porpoise Bay Road  885-9666, Box 172; Sechelt, B.C.  TWIN CREEK  LUMBER  & BUILDING  '      SUPPLIES Ltd.  Everything for your building  Needs  Free Estimates  Phone 886-2291-2  ��� BULLDOZING  BACKHOE  CUSTOM  BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations-Drainage  Waterlines, etc.  Ph: 885-2921 Roberts Creek  BOUTIN  BULLDOZING  Clearing ��� Landscaping  Backhoe Work  Phone 886.-9824    ���  R.R. 1 Gibsons      '<.  ��� CABINET MAKING  ��� CLEANERS  YOU CAN SAVE MONEY  COIN-OP CLEANERS  By the Garment or  By the Load  Sunnycrest Plaza Gibsons  ��� CONSTRUCTION  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES  (1971) LTD.  ALL BUILDING MATERIALS  READY-MIX  CONCRETE-GRAVEL  GENERAL PAINT  Highway 101 -Gibsons  886-2642 886-7833  ��� DISPOSAL  SERVICES  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  886-2938 885-9973  ;    Commercial Containers  available  OCEANSIDE  FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  Hardwood'Specialists  Custom   Designed   Furniture  Kitchen and Bathroom  Cabinetry  Remodelling  R. BIRKIN  Beach  Ave.,   Roberts  Creek  Phone 885-3417  ELECTRICIANS  &ut*t Electric lib.  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING  & CONTRACTING  Serving Sechelt, Gibsons,  ���"''�����    Roberts Creek  & Madeira Park  885-3133  J. McKenzie  Ron Blair, P. Eng.  Porpoise Bay Rd. Sechelt  P.O. Box 387 . VON 3A0  ��� ELECTRICIANS(Cont'd)  SIM ELECTRIC Ltd.  �� Electrical Contractor  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  ^\BE ELECTRICS.  Phone 886-7605  Box 860 Gibsons  "POWER   TO   THE   P_Q/__"  ��� HEATING  TEDHUME  SERVICES  Gibsons, B.C. 886-2951  Parts, Service, Installations  Stoves, Furnaces,  Heaters, etc.  Certified Instrument Mechanic  ��� MACHINE SHOP  At the sign of the Chevron  HILL'S  MACHINE SHOP  & Marine Service Ltd  Arc and Acty. Welding  Machine Shop  Steel Fabricating  Automotive - Marine Repair  Marine Ways  Phone 886-7721  Res. 886-9956  ��� MOVING &    /  STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S  TRANSFER Ltd.  Household'Moving 8, Storage  Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone 886-2664 -R.R. 1, Gibsons  NURSERY  MACK'S NURSERY  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWA Y  ���   Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees  Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  Phone 886-2684  ��� PAINTING  ABC  GENERAL PAINTING  SPRAY-BRUSH-ROLL  Call 886-2512  ��� PAVING  COAST PAVING  PA VING FROM DRIVEWA YS  TO HIGHWAYS  Highways; Parking Areas  Driveways, Crushed Gravel "  Equipment Rentals  Main Office,  Box 95, Powell River, 485-6118  Branch Office:  Sechelt, Ph,885-2343  9:30 to 3:30 p.m.  ��� PLMMBING  SEASJDE PLUMBING  'PLUMBING - PIPEFITTING  STEAMFITTING  MOT WATER HEATING  *V       7        886-7017  ''*.      ;AI| Work Guaranteed  G&E  PLUMBING  &HEATING  Ltd.  Certified  Plumbers ,  Box 165, Gibsons, B.C.  PHONE 886-7638  New Installations, Renovations  Repairs, Hot Water Heating  Pump Repairs  24 HOUR SERVICE  r-  ��� PLUMBING (Cont)  TIDELINE     -  Plumbing and Heating  Contractors '  RESIDENTIAL-COMMERCIAL  FREE ESTIMATES  '��� 886-9414 <  Bernie Mulligan   Denis Mulligan  PENINSULA  <     PLUMBING  CONTRACTING  Port Mellon -Pender Harbour  Free Estimates  Phone 886-9533     .  Tom 886-7834  ��� RETAIL  SfoRES ��**'*>  C    &    S  HARDWARE  &  APPLIANCES  Sechelt ��� 885-9713  ��� T.V.& RADIO  RAY NEWMAN  PLUMBING  SALES & SERVICE  Hot Water Heating.  Building and Alterations  Davis Bay Rd., R.R. 1,  Sechelt-Ph. 885-2116  ��� REFRIGERATION  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATIONS,  MAJOR APPLIANCE  SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Used Refrigerators for Sale  Res. 886-9949  **���������������-������!������"    '   ���.       in"-���������������������*������mat������  ��� RETAIL STORES  MISS BEE'S  Card and Gift Shop  Wharf Bd, Sechelt  P.O. Box 213        Ph. 885-9066  Coutts-Hallmark Cards &  wrappings, Gifts, Picture  Puzzles; English Bone China  cups, saucers, etc.  Boutique Items  Local Artists' Paintings  . BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES  NOTIONS etc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE  TO ALL MAKES  SEWEASY  Cowrie St.  Sechelt 885-2725  J & C ELECTRONICS  & APPLIANCES  Charles (Chuck) Stephens  SALES and SERVICE  INGLIS & PHILIPS  MARINE ELECTRONICS  Across from Red & White  Sechelt 885-2568  ��� ROOFING  STANHILSTAD  ROOFING  DUROID, SHAKES  ORREROOFING  R.R. 1, Port Mellon'Highway  Gibsons Phone 886-2923  ���SURVEYORS  ROY& WAGENAAR  B.C. LAND  SURVEYORS  CIVILENGINEERS  Marine Building - Wharf Street  Box 609, Sechelt, B.C.  885-2332  ROBERT W: ALLEN  B.C.LAND SURVEYOR  Sechelt Lumber Building  Wharf St., Box 607  Sechelt, B.C.  Office 885-2625       Res. 885-9581  ��� TV & RADIO {cont)  NEVENS' TV  Service Depot for  PHILIPS ���ZENITH  PANASONIC ��� ADMIRAL  FLEETWOOD DEA'LER  MASTERCHARGE  Phone 886-2280  PAJAK  ELECTRONICS  CO. LTD.  RCA & ELECTROHOME  Authorized Dealer  Safes and Service  886-7333 Gibsons  ��� TRAILER PARK  SUNSHINE COAST  TRAILER PARK  1 Mile West of Gibsons, Hiway  . Laundromat  Extra Large Lots  and Recreation area  Parklike Setting   ,  Phone 886-9826  ��� TREE TOPPING  TREETOPPING  VIE W DE VELOPMEN TS L TO.  Marv Voleh Phone 886-9597  Clean   up   your   wooded   areas  Remove- lower limbs for VIEW  Top tall trees adacent to  building   ��  9-  ��� TRUCKING  MIDNIGHT  TRUCKING  GRAVEL ~FILL  ROAD MULCH ��� DRAIN ROCK  R.R. 2, Gibsons, B.C:  Ph. 888-7864.  ��� WELDING  i  B. MacK WELDING  BRADMacKENZIE -!,  Portable Welding  886-7222 ~hwhjcm��uw~h��"i w*��ayyB^iiii^Miiiri|)iiwiHv��<_urr��'yiE~"��w~iMaMpwaofw������<�����'yl^lt^y��l^��'l���l'���^i~*Ty*,  wiifBM*n>wM"<B**wy*'"��'n��7>���  8  Sunshine Coast News, June 22,1976.  PATIO GARDENS DINING LOUNGE  HALFMOON BAY  Open  Tues-Sat���5-9  Closed  Sun-Mon  For Reservations  Call  885-9607  Auxiliary holds last  meeting till fall  COMPLETE  HOME BUILDING  SERVICE  For Fast and Efficient  House Construction  and general contracting  E. C. INGLE HART  CONTRACTING  886-7857  FREE QUOTATIONS BY REQUEST  The final meeting of the spring  session of the Sechelt Women's  Auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital  was held on June 10th at St.  Hilda's Church hall at 2 p.m. with  president, Mrs. Betty Monk  presiding.  Volunteer hours spent at the  hospital during the month of  May totalled 360, of which 124 are  attributable to our candy stripers  whose work is highly valued by  members of the hospital staff.  These girls are performing a  great service to the hospital  and to the community.  In her report on the very suc-  cesful W.A. luncheon recently  held in Sechelt, Mrs. Margaret  Humm expressed sincere thanks  to all who made donations of  food or who gave monetary contributions. In the case of the latter  we ask those donors who wish to  have their gift acknowledged,  to leave their name so they can be  personally contacted.  A motion was passed stating  that any one requesting the use of  the W.A. coffee urns should  please contact Mrs. BLDie Steele  at 885-2023.  Mrs. Muriel Eggins submitted  an interesting account of the  Volunteer Directors' Convention'  and the B.C.H.A. Convention  both of which she attended in  Vancouver early in May. At the  September W.A. meeting she  will give a* detailed report of  the work done at those conferences.  She also extended sincere  gratitude to the members of all  six^auxiliaries who assisted in the  Timberdays  awarded   us  the gift  decoration   of  out  float.  The  trophy  will be on display in  shop at the hospital.  Mrs. Eggins also requested  that any members who can help  with two summer picnics for  extended care patients please  call her at 885-2422.  Tea was served by Mrs. Hall  and Mrs. McDermid.  Our next meeting will be held  in St. Hilda's Church hall at  2 p.m. on September 9th.  What's a mother to do. The  latest event in my life is that  my son broke his wrist. He had  to be taken to the hospital where  we waited for hours to be seen.  The poor kid was in pain, and I  suffered.right along'with him.  They put a cast on his arm, and  wanted to bring him back for  x-rays in 10 days. Now his  wrist has to be re-set. Last year  it was his collar bone. If he  were tied in his chair he would  probably find some way to fall  and end up with a fractured  skull and a concussion.  Kids, now I know what my  mother meant when she used to  say,'you'll be the death of me  yet.' If it's not one thing it's  another. I wonder why I don't  have any grey hair? Sometimes  it seems like all I do is worry  about my children.  Being a mother has got to be  one of the hardest jobs there  is. It's tough, not the least bit  glamorous, and the pay isn't that  great. Just when everything is  running along smoothly someone  breaks their arm, flunks a class,  or some other wonderous situation occurs to set your life in a  turmoil. I wonder how many  divorces are the result of offspring?  No one said it was going to be  easy. Being a mother is a multitude of problems, but you  know, I wouldn't trade my  position for all the Valium in  Vancouver. Sometimes it gets  difficult, and I ask myself.'Why  did I ever get into this position  in the first place?' The answer  always comes back loud and  clear. If it weren't for the kids  I'd have to wash the dishes  myself.  TM promises better health  , Daryl Henn personally trained  by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi  to teach The Trancedental meditation (TM) technique will  be giving a course in Gibsons  starting Thursday, June 24, 8pm.  It takes four days of about 2  hours each day of instruction  to learn the technique, after  once learned it is practiced  daily for a period of 15 or 20  minutes.  The main point about TM,  Henn claims, 'is that the' technique is effortless, that the  effects of this technique are  completly natural, and it is this  naturalness that allows the body  and mind to enjoy the benefits  of greater creativity, improved  health and increased social  enviromental awareness which  is desperately needed to adapt  in a positive style to the pace  of our civilization.  Briefly described, the experience of TM is brought about  by the increasingly finer amounts  of physical and mental activity  during 20 minutes of TM the  body gains a profound amount of  rest that is much more significant than that of 6 hours sleep,  simultaneously the mind states  of less excitation of thoughts  and periodically the state of  least excitation of conciousness.  It is this experience of the state  of least excitation of conciousness that is missing from the lives  of people in the world today  Without this experience on a  regular basis, regardless of who  you are or what position you  have in life, that life will inevitably become weak and will  show signs of suffering on every  level, body, mind and behaviour.  When daily activity is enjoyed  less and achievements cease to  be realized, the process of self  doubts and the syndrome of  emotional disturbances begin  to manifest.  Every aspect of physical law  at its subtlest can be observed  to contain within its stucture  the state of least amount of  excitation. It is this state that  allows for the weU being and  continuity ofthe different aspects  that comprise the whole structure.  As Maharishi is fond of saying,  'Strengthen the root and enjoy  the fruit.'  Contact the state, of least  excitation of conciousness  and enjoy the enlivening effects  that it has on all our experiences.  .For further information contact  Daryl or Carol Henn at 885-3342  and come on to the lecture  at Elphinstone mobile unit  #3 this Thursday.  Lions install officers  The Gibsons Lions Club held  their fourth annual officers' installation at the Casa Martinez  restaurant on Saturday night.  Guest speaker, Joe Thornley  conducted the installation ceremony and officially turned over  die position of president of the  service club to Joe Kampman.  The new Vice Presidents will be  Dick Blakeman, Don Andow and  Al Jamieson. The new Lions Club  directors for 1976 are Sam Hauka,  Ed MacDonald, Arman Wold and  Kurt Hoehne. Club secretary will  be Wally Langdale, treasurer is  Floyd MacGregor and the posi  tions of Lion Tamer and Tail  Twister will be filled by Nelson  Smith and Gordon Plows.  Retiring president Ken Crosby  reviewed the club s activities over  the past year. Among the most  successful Lions projects in the  past season were the Sea Cavalcade Queen concert, summer bingo, Reno nights, the blood drive  and the hosting of a dinner and  dance for the OAP. Other projects  included a drive to collect old eyeglasses, donation of funds for the  Guatemala relief and the Italian.  earthquakes and the sponsoring  of a bicycle rodeo in conjunction  with the RCMP.  tZASMFmDJtlJS  (Clean your carpet  faster and better  with Steamex:  :W  ���;���;,':& '  |*6 power I  get dirt the  other methods  don't reach!  w  *?#�����  RentMthe pr  pro  ��  STEAflM-C  ��� Do it yourself and save!  ��� Jet action �� penetrates to  loosen ground-in dirt and old  shampoo ��then sucks it out  (D to beautify carpet!  ��� Dries quickly!  ��� For rental location near you.  carpet cleaner  Steams solutions earn/ tras seal  <_ 1975US Floor Systems Inc  RENT STEAMEX  NOW FROM  GIBSONS  Building Supplies  Gibsons  886-2642 or 886-7833  Going through the Change of Light?  WHETHER WIRING A NEW HOME, OR ADDING AN OUTLET, I  OFFER YOU PERSONALISED SERVICE AT ONE OF THE MOST  REASONABLE RATES'ON THE PENINSULA.  Baseball  LEAGUE STANDINGS  IL  SUPERIOR ELECTRIC  FOR GUARANTEED SERVICE  CALL R. SIMPKINS  885-2412  FOR YOUR FREE ESTIMATE   II  EXTRACT-AWAY  THE SUPER WAY TO CLEAN YOUR HOME  YOUR CARPETS & UPHOLSTERY WILL LOOK BRAND NEW  you can rent extract-away from  XUCICt  KEN'S (��__  GIBSONS  uLIUu  886-2257  AT VERY REASONABLE RATES  4 hour minimum  .$15  8 hour minimum  ...$25  Pius $3 for each extra hour of actual use  The Extract-Away must be used with special fluid purchased from us  SIMPLE AND EASY TO OPERATE, ANYONE CAN USE IT  Special attachment for those hard-to-reach corners  . Legion: 7 wins, 2 losses,  14  points.  R.C.:   7 wins,   2  losses,   14 ,  points.  Sechelt:   4   wins,   4   losses,  8 points.  Windsor:   2  wins,   4  losses,  4 pojnts.  Sechelt OTH: 0 wins, 8 losses,  0 points.  Top   batters:   J.   Peers-713,  K.Elcked-618, R.Baba-560,  A.Skyette-526, G.Gibb-479. I  Games last week:  June 15-rained out. ,.  June   16-Sechelt:   6   runs,   6s  hits, 2 errors.  Legion-9   runs,    11   hits,    2  errors. .  Would you believe homes this  beautiful could be factory built?  Believe it.  W.P.-A. Skytte. L.P.-J. Peers.  June  16-RC:  3 runs, '4  hits  1 error.  Sechelt OTH:  1 run, 4 hits,"  2 errors.  WP-G.Helmer, LP-C.Kohuch.  HR-K.Johnson. /  June 17-Legion:14, 11 and 0.  Windsor-17, 7 and 7.  WP-D.Reitls.    LP-F.Reynolds.  Games this, week: June 22,  RC vs. Legion at RC. Sechelt  vrs. Sechelt OTH at Hackett  Park.  June 23- Wndsor vrs. Sechelt  at Brothers Park. RC vrs. Legion  atRC.  June 24-Windsor vrs. Sechelt  OTH at Brothers Park.  ^1'*'  >"  Btl  HOST RENT-A-CAR  885-3201     ���������  NOW OPEN  HAPPY MOPPE RS  JANITORIAL SERVICE  RESIDENCES   STORES   GARAGES   OFFICES  YOU NAME IT, WE CLEAN IT  886-9218-886-7100  They are.  Designed and manufactured by  Westwood Building Systems. We've  brought them a long way. Applied  modern finishes. Developed  stunning'exteriors. Added greater  interior flexibility. Without losing  the unique quality and economy  of factory-built cpmponents.  Enclosed is $1.00 for portfolio of  brochures in full color.  NAME.  ADDRESS.  I  i  BUILDING SYSTEMS im |  2 EWEH AVENUE.   NEW WESTMINSTER    .  BAITISHC01UMBIA.V3M5BI. Tft.5262677 ml  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD.  Box167 Gibsons, B.C.  886-2642  /  J)  i  ��/

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