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Array Provincial Library,  Victoria* B. C.  HUH  # �����  /  'ii  where cimrtip  SOOTHES THE  YOU'VE  v  A<*��  PAYING THROUGH  This Langdale sign tends to tdl it's own story. Local opposition to the increased tourist rates has been slowly gaining momentum in the last few  weeks as the effects are tabulated.  A.  Ferries financial statements ^arriTef  -��?>a.c.-i,v��,  B.C. "Ferries income and expenditure statements for the 1972  to 1975 period were finally supplied to Gibsons Village Council  last week after 'only a dozen or  so requests' according to Village  Clerk Jack Copland.  The statements, broken down  on a per run basis, show a net  loss of $988,179 or 8��/��% of the  mount  This year's Sea. Calvalcade  committee announced last week  that over forty entries have been  scheduled for next week's Sea  Cavalcade./  Prizes will be awarded for the  best commercial entry or float,  best decorated entry or float,  and individual clown. Ribbons  will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and  3rd place with the 1st piace float  a!so receiving a color picture of  their entry. The prizes are to be  awarded at Dougal Park immediately after the parade. Prizes  will also be awarded for all entries  run by those under thirteen years  of age.  Other confirmed events include  the Friday night teen dance and  the Kinsmen's beer garden,  the Saturday children's fishing  derby, war of hoses, OAP bingo,  and Driftwood Player performance. There will also be a children's sports day, tug of war and.  pulp packing contest.  On Sunday the schedule includes a car rally, fire department  water sports, boom men competitions and the tug boat and dozer  boat races. -  fleet loss of $11,574,179 for the  Howe Sound-Jems. Inlet run  in the 1972:73 fiscal year. By  the time the figures were compiled for the 1973-74 fiscal year  however, the Howe Sound-  Jervis Inlet run had increased it's  loss to $1,179 million or better  than 11 % of the total fleet loss.  The last fiscal, year for which  accurate records were made a-;  vailable, the 1974-75 year, shows  an increased loss for the Sunshine Coast runs to $3,103 million  and a further rise in the percentage of the fleet loss to about  12V4%.  In the same period the Horseshoe Bay-Nanaimo run increased  it's loss from only $504,000 to  better than $6.5 million, per  annum. All other runs showed  similar increases though none  were quite as dramatic as the  Nanaimo - Horseshoe Bay situation. '��� 7 . / .  Over the same three-year period revenue incresed from $3.2  million to better than $4.1 million  on the Sunshine Coast runs and  better than $32 minion to over.  $43 million for the entire fleet.  Terminal costs for Horseshoe  Bay, Langdale, Earl's Cove and  Saltery Bay rose from $550,000  in 72-73 to nearly a million in  74-75. Vessel :.'���operating costs  and catering losses "stayed fairly  constant after7 allowing for inflationary   factors   during   the  three year period.  The largest single (actor responsible for the; increased  losses is represented by the salaries and wages section of the  expenditure statement. Total  wages for the Sunshine Coast  run rose from $1.6 million in  72-72 to $2.2 million in 73-74  and then jumped a further 50%  to almost $3.3 million in the 74-75  fiscal year. Total fleet wages'  were: $16.8 million in 72-73,  $22.4 million in 73-74, $30.5  million in 74-75, an increase of  almost 100% in a three year  period.  Capital appropriations for the  same period totalled over $22.5  million.  A public information meeting held by Sechelt Village Council  in order to advise the general public of the current situation  in respect to the Sechelt sewer system was held last Tuesday  night at the OAP HaU.  Alderman Morgan Thompson opened the meeting by announcing that an alternate she for the treatment plant has been  donated by Sechelt developer Stan James and thai the engineers preliminary study has indicated that the site is at least as  good as the original waterfront location .The site offered by  the Seaside Village development is in the middle of the Hydro  right-of-way, local residents were relieved to hear that the plant  wall be suitably landscaped.  Thompson told the 'public  information meeting' that the  council is currently waiting for  the funding by-law to be ap-  roved by Victoria and stated that  he could forsee no problems as  the initial $1.5 million estimate  had allowed for a considerable  inflation cushion.  Thompson     then     launched  into the announcement that the  proposed  referendum  may  not  be   held   as   the   village   fee-  that there is not sufficient time,  Victoria has recently informed the  council  that  no referendum  is  necessary   for   village   projects  which are budgeted at under two  mills of taxation,, as the sewer  project is well under that limit  council     is     now    considering  abandoning     the     referendum  which had earlier been promised.  The  sewer, committee stressed  that sewers are a natural outcome of increased density and  suggested that it is quite possible  that the Pollution Control Board  may  soon   demand these   facilities in a village the size  of  Sechelt. The committee pointed  out that it makes mote sense to  install   a   single  sewer  system  than  to gr^uaUy.^assemble   a^  "system' pii^^b^r:1pi��^^'HWas'������  originally suggested-and asked  the community to try to think in  terms of a larger commuity base.  It was also suggested that unless'  the village quickly takes advantage of the current situation it  is quite possible that the present  80%    federal    and    provincial  funding may soon disapear.  In response to a query from a  member   of  the  audience   the .  council stated that they could see  no possibility of tertiary treat- .  ment being necessary in the near  future.  A statement by Alderman  Dennis Shuttleworth who was  unable to attend the meeting  due to his annual holidays was  read by Mayor Harold Nelson.  In the statement, Shuttleworth  stated that he felt it was in the  Jleiry fare feedback  Former NDP Finance Minister  Dave. Stupich claimed last week  that the sharp reductions in B.C.  Ferry traffic last month proves  conclusively that the ferries  would have been better off to  institute only a 20% rise in fares.  Stupich stated that the 'government's own figures reveal  that the coalition cabinet had  bungled badly, again with tragic  consequences. for thousands of  British Columbians, just as it  ' did with Autoplan premiums.'  Stupich felt that the whole provincial economy had been severly  weakened by the increases and  that the results of the June figures indicate an annual revenue  of only $60 million, an increase  of only 20% for a 100% rise in  fares. ' '    .  Local MLA Don Lockstead also  echoed . Stupich's claims last  week and added that he was extremely concerned about the  effects on the local tourist industry. Lockstead's discussions  with local hotel industry have indicated that a crisis situation is  rapidly developing.  The opposition members  have agreed to keep pressuring  the.Socred government for a roll  back of the fares but at this time  feel there is little likihood of  the minister capitulating to their  demands.  John Hoff, manager of Madeira  Marina at Pender Harbour, estimated that his business for June  and July is down approximately  40%. Hoff feels that the American tourists and the week or  longer holidayers are still coming  at about the usual pace and sees  the drop as being almost completely in the weekend Vancouver  resident traffic.  Fisherman's Resort . owner  Jo Benjafeild agreed that business was down but set the figure  at more like 50% for June and  July. She figures the government  should point out that the/ fare  is for a return voyage at the  Horseshoe Bay terminal and that  part of the provincial $100,000  for advertising the Vancouver  Island tourist trade should now,  be allocated to the Sunshine  Coast. Mrs. Benjafeild added that *  she had experienced a more  severe drop in local travel but  added that she still felt there had  been a severe drop in both American and out-of-province tourist  travel.  best interests of the village for  the referendum to be held  and added that by having a referendum many errors and questionings of honesty may be  avoided. He urged the village to .  follow 'the honest way* and not  to take the 'simple solution.'  Thompson, in response to a  question from the gathering  admitted that the council was  split 4 to 1 against the referendum.  Other questions regarding the  cost of the system were shunted  aside by the council who felt that  they had spent three hours explaining the situation at a public  meeting last January and that  there was no need to again go  into the detailed cost and expenditures. Thompson promised the,  crowd that the cost would be  under 2 mills or about $89 for  a 50 foot lot. 20% of the total  1.5 million cost will be borne  by the local specified area. Sewer  consultant North Watson added  that the mill rate cost would again -  be lowered as the village increased in size.  Total construction time Tor the  project was estimated at 6-9  ��� months ^f^^ttM!:-���:; council .^wasi.4  ��� forcetf to admit that if ffie'projeiit''  was not completed within the proposed 1.5 million budget the  project   would   be   'scotched*.  Thompson admitted that some  costs may also be decreased  by a revision of the plan that will  take more of- the sewer lines  down back lanes and right of  ways.  Quesions from the  floor  included accusations that the vil-  age was paying for sewer costs  that should be borne by land developers   and   statements   that  sewers   were   not   really   necessary at this time, a petition  which   included   77  signatures  of local land owners was presente  ed to the meeting in a request  that the referendum be allowed.  The council'responded by saying  that they had beat elected to  make decisions far the community  and that they therefore considered it their right to make all  decisions allowed within the municipal laws. Village Clerk Tom  Wood backed up councils demands that the project should  move ahead as quickly as possible  and stated that since 1974 the cost  had risen from $950,000 to about  1.5 million. Wood pointed out  that' further increases are inevitable if delay is caused by the  need for a referendum.  Council added that the system  will be big enough to eventually  join in with surrounding districts  and added that considerable  enviromental benefits would  be derived from die hospital and  schools hooking into the system.  Mayor Harold Nelson added  that a full scale engineering  study would be conducted when  the project was sure to go ahead  and stated that with the present  system of Federal and provincial  grants we are in effect paying for  ;e*isry^^lse;s^ ���  promised a dedsaon on the referendum by the end of the month.  A straw vote counted 39 for  a referendum, and 23 against.  Lockstead invited to  join committee  MLA Don Lockstead was advised last Thursday that he has  been asked to join the all-party  committee formed to select the  new provincial auditor-general.  Other members of the committee which includes three  Socred cabinet minister, five  Socred backbenchers, three  NDP MLA's and both the Liberal  and Conservative members  include: NDP members Dave  Stupich and Gary Lauk; Liberal  leader Gordon Gibson and Conservative leader Scott Wallace;  Socreds, Sam Bawtf, Jim Chabot,  Hugh Curtis, Jim Hewitt, Geny  Strongman, Elwood Vehch, Grace  McCarthy and Alan Williams.  Committee chairperson Grace  McCarthy stated Thursday that  it expected that the' committee  will begin seeking approval of the  unanimous choice candidate  during August.  Protest dropped  A combined meeting of the  Sunshine Coast Regional District  and the SCRD planning committee last Thursday night,  voted in favor, of dropping their,  protest to B.C. Ferries in regards  to the discontinuation of the  Plumper Covefenyservice from  Langdale. Planning Committee  Chairman Jack Patterson stated  that the problem had arisen  when the Parks Branch decided  that too much non-marine use  . was being made of the Keats  Island campsite. The Parks  Branch;asked B.C. Ferries ,to  stop the local service and several  residents who lived adjacent  to the campsite suddenly found  it much more difficult to reach  their property from the alternate  landing spot. Paterson stated  that both the Parks Branch and  B.C. Ferries were determined not  to renew the service and that  therfore the SCRD would probably be able to make no further  progress.  The planning committee also  agreed to withdraw their offer  of legal assistance to residents  who wished to contest the blockage of beach access right-of-ways  at Soames Point and Granthams  Landing.  Paterson explained that the  statute of limitations had now  expired and there was therefore,  very little that could be done..  A request from 7 the Cold  Mountain Pottery group for further SCRD assistance in trying to  convince the Department Of Highways not to extend .Henderson  Road in Roberts Creek. The board  agreed to call a get together  with the group and Highways  officials for the very near future.  Sechelt Mayor Harold Nelson and Aldermen Thompson  and Booth defend council's position on sewer referendum at public meeting.  inside  PAGE 2 ���  PAGE 8 ���  Are American Politics  an integral part of  Canadian life?  TheMudville9  PAGE 12 ��� Clam prospecting  Delivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday  na irr-iww.jrfViTii)  mfgnfimnmiiimtMiVim^f  eewcn  UimmiHrnili   a      II I "  Sunshine Coast News, July 20,1976  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Published at Gibsons, B.C., every Tuesday  by Sunshine Coast News.  Publisher/Editor   Doug Sewell  Advertising Manager   Peter Reid  Subscription Rates:  Distributed Free to all adresses 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 886-2622 or 886-7817  P.O. Box460, Gibsons, B.C.  Killer Whales by J. Dixon  Sewer fight  Last Tuesday night's Sechelt sewer  meeting may finally prove once and for  all that the majority is never right, at  least in the eyes of our local. governments.  The meeting, called by the village  council in order 'to discuss the proposed  changes in the system and to announce  that they had been informed that there  was no longer a legal need for them to  proceed with the referendum as proposed  in effect proved to be only what the  council bill it as, a 'public information  meeting'. There was little opportunity  provided for the local residents to express dissident opinions. In effect  council silenced the opposition by refusing to discuss the revised cost estimates  and by admitting that the council was  unlikely to shift from it's four to one split  in favour of proceeding without benefit  of a referendum.  Why council chose to call a public  meeting when it was so obvious that they  had no intention what so ever of heeding  the public's advice is beyond our comprehension. In effect the purpose of tine  meeting was to inform the residents  that their democratic rights were to be  abridged. If Sechelt allows their council  to act in such bad faith they will have  no one but themselves to blame should  the project get out of hand. On a larger  scale the citizens of Montreal and Quebec  have been caught in the same kind of  thinking and are now responsible for  a multi-million dollar deficit which they  were never asked to authorize.  The responsibilities of elected office  go further than just obeying the law.  The law may state that should the cost  he under two mills a referendum is not  essential, but the law is not responsible  for village debts nor is it the one who will  suffer should such a policy be initiated.  The council were elected to look after  the best interests of the village, if they  are afraid their own village may reject  the proposal then it is obvious that they  are not doing their job. The time that  has been spent in organizing this public  information meeting and the additional  month  necessary to reach  a  decision  would have privided ample time for a  referendum to be held. The cost of the  referendum  would  be   about   $1,500,  the cost of avoiding one could be in the  millions.  Council claims that time is of the  essence, if so then let's get on with the  referendum. We all agree that there is  little time to waste.  Alderman Morgan Thompson has  stated that the development of a sewer  system is one of the most important  decisions in the growth of any community  at the same time he is proposing that the  local residents should have no voice in  that choice. Either council is failing to  see the forest for the trees or they are  so scared of being wrong that they are  afraid to go back to the very people who  gave them the right to represent the  Village of Sechelt.  Enough said?  Ferry figures  The recent issuing of the B.C. Ferries  Statement of Income and Expenditures  would tend to indicate that Jack Davis  has yet another 'fine tuning' of our ferry  fares to do before we can honestly say  that all we are paying for is our fair share  of the fleet deficit.  The latest figures available, the  1974-75 statement, shows a total fleet  loss of almost $25 million and a Howe  Sound-Jervis Inlet loss of $3.1 million.  Total revenue for the fleet ran at $43  million, Sunshine Coast revenue represented almost $4.2 million of that  figure.  The provincial government has stated  that they are willing to absorb an annual  loss of 25% on all operations or in other  words on a gross revenue of $43 million  they are willing to kick in a further  $11 million per year.  By the government's own figures there  is therefore only a $14 million shortage  of revenue for the entire fleet. The Sunshine Coast is presently providing approximately 10% of the total, revenue  and therefore, on a pro rata basis, should  be expected to increase it's total revenue  by some $1.4 million per annum, or about  a 33% increase on last years total gross  revenue.  Under the current rate structure  local residents are still obliged to pay  approximately 100% more for the return  voyage. Tourists ate further increased  to over 200%. Had Davis chosen to go  the route of a one-third increase he  would have met little opposition and our  tourist dollars would still be pouring in.  As it is, revenue is down and the tourist  economy is in a stranglehold, next summer they will probably try to tell us that  another   50%   increase   is   inevitable.  We would suggest that it is time Jack  Davis read his own balance sheet. Things  just aren't as blade as he would like us  to believe.  I.D. system  The resident card system is now effectively under way and as should be  the case, it is proving extremely difficult  for many local residents to pick up their  photo I.D. cards. It seems that a good  number of local residents have failed  to register on the municipal voters list  for some time and now are forced to  have an employer, landlord or relative  swear that they are indeed a Sunshine  Coast resident. To make matters worse,  it is necessary to drag the aforementioned  landlord, employer or relative to the local  government office.  Pity the poor, friendless, out-of-work  orphan with an absentee landlord, especially if the orphan lives in Egmont  and has no car.  i M Li 11 ii i  .from the files of Coast News  FIVE YEARS AGO  Dry hot weather is creating problems for Regional board and village  water supplies.  A Coast News editorial headed  Chasing Rainbows describes the  futility of dollars chasing dollars  resulting in debasement of money.  Government regulations place  lakeshore property to be available by lease only.  10 YEARS AGO  A 41 pound salmon was landed  on the mainland side of Gambier  Island close to Zorra Bay.  At Port Mellon Sports Day  Sharon Thomas won the pie  contest with a strawberry-rhubarb  pie among 23entries.  Gibsons Rural Centennial committee plans to work for improvement to Brothers Memorial Park.  15 YEARS AGO  Lt. Gov. G.R. Pearkes pays an  official visit to the Sechelt Indian  band.  Gibsons July 1 Celebration committee reports a surplus of $1,0007  after clearing away expenses.  20 YEARS AGO  Sechelt's village garbage pits  have been ordered closed now  that an organized collections  service has been installed.  Steel towers are rising in Jervis  Inlet to carry the new power line  across the inlet to Powell River.  25 YEARS AGO  Black Ball Ferry plans starting  operations on August 12 with five  trips daily.  Chris's Variety Store will  open its doors on Aug 4 on the  Main street of Sechelt.  The Jack Shairpboat repair plant  at Madeira Park was destroyed by  fire.  L.R.Peterson '   (   '   ���  Gibsons Landing in the 1930's. About one thousand feet  up Howe Sound from the wharf. Sign Ogopogo Inn, misplaced by a few hundred miles, appears on wing of second  gibson home built onhis pre-emption, in 1912, a year be-  Commentary  The Canadianization of  fore his death. Central Market was located in former  Gibson family barn, later occupied by the Coast News  for some years. Keats Island Baptist Camp in background.  Helen McCall photo, donated to Elphinstone Pioneer  Museum by Ross Gibson.  Politics?  The Canadian Broadcasting  Corporation has seen fit to dedicate a few nights of Canadian  National television time to the  covering of our neighbours latest  political extravaganza.  The Canadian content to the  program   apparently   is   represented by a few juicy tidbits like,  the fact that the  New Jersey  Carter campaigners used  Canadian   New   Democratic l Party;  doorto door campaign handbooks,  while. conducting   die   primary  contests   and   comparisons   between the Democratic National  - Convention and the recent  PC  convention are a constant source  of amazement.  The CBC is unwilling to openly  give way to the intrusion of  American politics into the Canadian scene, yet, at the same  time they are unwilling to give  up the oportunity to present an  important angle of world politcs.;  The result is a mish-mash of  Canadiana'thrust into what is ���.  truly an American event. It is  unfortunate that our national  pride cannot accept the simple  fact that U.S. politics are important to this nation and therefore  that the covering of these events  does not have to be qualified  by a mass of trivia and comparison.  The Democratic nomination  of Governor Jimmy Carter of  Georgia and Senator Mondelle  of Minnesota represents a turning point in - the history - of 70S  politics. It is the first time that  a presidential candidate has won  the nomination without a consid-  arable amount of back room dealing and in effect it means that  Carter has won the nomination  as his own man, whoever that  may be. The Carter staff now  have the massive job of selling  the nation this peanut farmer  from Georgia who, until six  months ago, was virtually unknown outside of his home  state. The ease with which this  job  may  be  accomplished  will  depend not only on Carter's  ability to wing the eastern seaboard and western states which  have so far refused to give him  strong endorsement, but more on  the outcome of next months  Republican National Convention.  Should President Ford hold on  to the nomination, Carter will  indeed have to have some of  that God given support that many  Americans are now crediting  him with..'';'       ~-',:T.'X.''.':':  The American political ^system  may appear extremely confusing  to those Canadians who have  failed to take the time and trouble,  necessary for a basic understanding of the American structure.  The three levels of government  the primaries and the conventions  often confuse the uninitiated to  the point where they no longer  attempt to understand our neighbours to the south.  Unfortunately, this is an attitude that Canadians can no  longer afford to accept. Our ec-  onimic, social and even external  politics are and will continue to  be carefully co-ordinated with the  American political scene. A partial American economic recovery  has made possible a corresponding Canadian recovery and it  was only through negotiations  and co-operation with the U.S.  that the effects of last year's  economic situation were kept as  limited as they were. On the international scene Canada and the  U.S. support the same allies and  causes and it is therefore necessary to know Iwhether or not  the Americans, will attempt to  change their international stance.  No country of 20 million people  with a 3000 mile border with another nation that holds ten times  the population and 100 times the  international clout can ever hope  to stay totally independant of the  politics and culture of their larger  neighbour. The present crusade  to see Carter in the White House  may have severe effects on the  Canadian social situation as may  the drive to see 'shoot 'em up'  Reagan in the same office. Gerald  Ford is no wonder man, but there  is little doubt that he is the safest  choice ofthe three. As in Canada,  good solid leadership is becoming 7  harder and harder to find.  It is time that Canada realized  that, as much as the notion may  disturb us, next November's  presidential election is probably  as equally important to the  welfare of Canada as the upcoming; Trudeau-Clarke showdown. Canada cannot afford to  see the U.S. fall into a period of  economic restraint of hawkish  zealousness. The reign of Richard  Nixon proved all too well the  effect that an American president  can hold over the Canadian economic and social order.  There may be very little we can  do to influence our neighbours  choice, but at least we can  do ourselves the service of keeping in touch with the politics  which so affect our lives.  A   news   release   last   week  showed that the crime rate  in  Canadian   cities  has  increased ;  40% in 1975. halifax chief G.O. ;  Eobertson in an interview, art- :  ributed  much  of the increase  to   rising    unemployment    and ,  drugs. Simply expressed: People :  need more money.  I was astonished at this report. .  I took  my astonishment  along  to an oficial of Statistics Canada. '  'Certainly,' he said. 'Come right  this way. The computer will have  your information for you  in  a  Ji��y.'  At 3:45 pm he  came   back.  'Here we are. Sorry to disapoint ,  you, old girl, but you haven't <  got the facts straight. Statistics  Canada shows right here,' and ;  he jabbed at his report with a i  forefinger,'that drugs have not  increased   and that   unemploy- *  merit is actually down zero point :.  naught  percent  seasonally   adjusted for humidity, personality 7  inventory   and  volumetric   diplegia.'  'What's that last one again? -7  May I have a look at that please?'  I gamely asked. But he quickly  replied,   'Ohhh  no you   don't. .  We get you types in here all the  time - trying to jiggle information  out of us and then misrepresent .  us to your friends and the press. i.  That's confidential and that's all ;  for you,   me girl.  Good  day.' ,  Bang!  As   he   spun  on   his   heels, I  my  spirits  sank.  Here  was   a 7  noted   police   official   with   an  official statement that crime was,  not following within the guidlines  laid down by the prime minister.  Nobody   seemed  to   be   doing  anything about it. I mean, why  shouldn't   criminals   show   the  same  restraint as  the rest  of  us? And my attempt to get information on it was practically a )  breach of national security. .".  Next day, feeling a little more  brave after a wash and a brush-  up, I resolved to go to the Department of Justice to get some  straight information.  I was shown right into the  office of the Deputy Executives  Aide-de-Campe to an associate  undersecretary. 'Pleased to meet  you, enchante.' he said getting  up from behind his massive  mahogany desk and wringing  my hand warmly. 'What can we  do for you today?'  I explained my plight to him.  He nodded his head, attentively, pausing now and again  to take a few notes, or to interject  a word or two to clarify a point.  Then he was silent for a few  moments, staring pensively  out the window. Just as I was on  the brink of running out of the  office, he turned his head to face  me squarely.  'Of course the guidlines are  working,' he said authoritively.  'only they haven't had time  to work their way through the  economy of the country and this  applies especially to those poor  victims of unfortunate circumstance who may fall by the way  side and into a life of crime.'  His eyes were almost brimming  at this point.  "The plan is as follows. First  we are building new super  maximum security prisons, one  in english Canada, and the other  in French Canada. These will get  rid of our most troublesome  boys and girls for 20 or 25 years  each. And this will surely cut  down on the numerof crimes. m  'Second, we are increasing the  number of police guards everywhere. Starting at the National  Gallery and eventually increasing the .number of guards in all  institutions all across the country.  This way, more would be criminals will be spotted, frisked,  photographed and generally discouraged from trying any funny  business.  'Third, the police chiefs have  decided to swing their support  behind the guidlines in a most  encuraging and trend setting way  in every case where there is some  threat to law and order or safety  of policemen, they will shoot to  kill. This will eliminate a lot of  common criminals, from the  street.  'If the criminal will not obey  the guidlines we are obliged to  provide extra assistance to see  that the objectives of the guidlines are met and that justice  is meted out fairly for one and  all.'  'What about the part of people  needing money?' I asked.  'Actually,' he said, "The government is quite generous with  its funds.' His voice became not-  icably more cool at this point.  Take for instance the senator  from your province. Though he  attended only 35 out of 211 sitting  days since the session began  September 30th, he still gets  nfbst of his 7 senate income of  $29,300 a year.  'If that isn't generosity and  equalization payments,  I  don't  know what is. Now if you don't  mind I have a lot of work to attend  to.'  I certainly felt more relieved,  knowing that my government  is hard at work to keep life  safe and secure for the little man  as well as the big.  The Queen and Prince Philip  have now arrived in Canada  and they are warmly welcomed  here by Canadians of all cultural  origins. Indeed, they would seem  to be more welcome here than  they may be in Britain, where  they are attacked in Parliament  through budgetary means and  through   slander   totally    inad-  missable outside ofthe House.  Canada ought to bring the  Queen home to Canadians,  along with the, constitution.  She is adored wherever she  travels. Her excellent command  of the french language would  be far better appreciated here  than in Britain. With zillions of  miles of coastline and a strong  naval tradition here, the Prince  Consort, a Naval Commodore,  and in his turn, Prince Charles  would be even more at home here  than overseas. Canada's social  life could do with a sparkly princess to offset the drab colorless  politicians and their drab colorless unsovled problems in the  beautiful Ottawa valley.  TELL ME,  WHAT IS THE COLOR OF WISDOM?  The white ox and the black horse  together pull the sled,  Though each is blinkered from sight behind,  And can look but straight ahead.  So the white ox cannot see  Ihe horse all black to his right,  Nor the black horse, to his left.  The ox, pure white.  Yet each of the other knows  In his own way,-  As together they lean into collar and yoke,  Through their long day.  And when that day is done,  Ihe black beast and the white,  Alike in stable, alike in stall,  Spend side by side, the night.  St. Augustine Sunshine Coast News, July 2D, 1976  Letters to the Editor  QUESTIONS  questio  Editor:  The following question was  asked at the July 13th, 1976  public meeting:  If any member of Council  feels that there should, not be  referendum, is he prepared to  resign - his seat tonight and run  for re-election?  Each member replied that he  would not resign. The implication  of this answer is that, having  been elected by the.people, of  Sechelt, the Aldermen feel they  can do as they please; morally,  however, they have a duty to  institute the wishes of the majority.      ,  Because the meeting there  was no opportunity to ask the Aldermen the under-noted questions.  This now is their chance to answer them.  1) How many members of the  Council have ever authorized  the spending of 1.4 million  dollars?  2) Has Council- ever checked  the former sewer advisor's figures on sewer costs?  3) The people of Sechelt elected a new alderman who became the sewer advisor. If he is  satisfactory, why are there now '  two sewer advisors?  4) Has there been any attempt  to influence people to support  sewers'against their will? Why?  5) Does any member of Council  stand to profit from" sewers?  Can he render, an honest answer?  6) How many of the elected  few served their country to make  it possible today for a referendum  to be the honest and democratic  way?  HUGHBAIRD  Sechelt.B.C.  OUR FERRIES  Editor:  On Wednesday, July 14, 8  children and i mother left from  Gibsons to have a days outing  at playland. On the return trip'  we arrived at Horseshoe Bay at  10:20pm, a few minutes late for  the last run to Gibsons, due to  losing one child at playland. ~ ���  Wc enquired at the terminal in  Horseshoe Bay about the possibility of sleeping on the ferry or in  the small waiting room and were .  refused.  Between us all we were short  on money and the cost fen* a hotel  room was nearly $50. for the 9  of us per night.   .  A mother of one of the girls  was called in Gibsons and after  making 8 phone calls to North  Vancouver a ride and accomodation at a grandmother's house  were finally arranged. We arrived  there at 1:30am.  This is our good ferry system,  last run 10:10pm from Horseshoe  Bay, no planes, no boat and no  way to get back home.-  We were almost left out in  the street without a place to go.  If it hadn't been for the kindness  of the grandmother and a man  who was'willing to take us all  by car, we would have all had to  sleep on the street. This is our  ferry system7 and I feel it is  very badly run.,  IRATE RESIDENT  B.CG.E.U.  Editor: '  hT regards to a letter in .last  weeks  issue  headed  'BCGEU'  , and left unsigned, at I imagine ;  the authors wishes;  This person. states that the ;  BCGEU does nothing for this  community 'either financially,  morally or with volunteer help'.  This .statement is completely  untrue in my opinion for the following reasons: >; '  Financially we cannot donate  monies to any individual as our  membership encompasses communities throughout the province and some in other parts of  the world - (government houses)  hence we would then be obliged  to these communities as well.  .Groups like Port Mellon handle  their own-monies for their own  local, and are basically a union  amongst themselves, and are  able to contribute locally. Our  members on an individual basis  do contribute to various projects.  Morally, for one instance,  during, the recent Concerned  ' Citizens demonstrations at Langdale terminal, there was no rebuff  from the employees working  and there was undoubtedly  BCGEU members in the group.  As far as volunteer help is concerned, many of the BCGEU  members belong to service clubs,  Legions, Lions, Kinsmen, Fire  Departments, die newly formed  Sea Cadet Corps, etc, which  contribute both morally and financially.  I hope this will cowect the. unnamed members' way of thinking  towards the BCGEU, the group  that helps to put food on his/her  table and has provided him/her  with one of the best contracts  in the labour force to date.  Also I will sign and have  printed my name,which the  author of last week's letter did  not have the intestinal fortitude  to do.  DON BLACK  Terminal Chairman   7  - BCGEU, Langdale     .  :^^..JUSTICE \;;,'-;:;>7"'  TEditor: 7 ������77 '..X'-'r: /'.',������' '  Wednesday, July 14th I went  to Vancouver, - coming home I  went to the ticket office, and  showed my B.C. Senior Citizens  card also my Bank of Montreal  S.C. card plus my birth cerif-  . icate. No way would they accept  either, I must have a Pharmacare  card and the window was closed  in my face. This was at' 1:20. So  I had to pay the full price. I am  69 years old and have lived on  the Peninsula since 1917, surely  some consideration should be  shown. - '  LILY HAMMOND  Perhaps ominously located out  Cemetery Road, is this  result of an approximately  40 foot excavation she; Concern has been voiced by a  local resident for the appeal  this might have to the more  adventurous spirits of little  children in the area.  Work has already begun  to taper off the steepness  of this mini-Rookies precipice.  OsE^S; tea  In spite of poor weather conditions a very successful tea was  held in the MasooicHaU, Roberts  Creek, on Saturday July 3 by  Mt. Elphinstone Chapter #65  O.E.S.  The hall was tastefully decorated, the head table was centered  with a basket of pink and red  roses, the tea tables had bowls  of pansies aO of which made a  beautiful setting.  The Convenote, Mis. Betty  brown, welcomed the visitors  and them introduced the worthy  Matron Mary Steele to die  gathering.  Miss Steele in turn introduced  Mr. Wm; Thomas Jr., past Grand  Patron of the Grand Jurisdiction  of B.C. and the yukon, who  spoke on the wotk of the order  in particular cancer research and  dressings in the reject that  these dressings are given free to  any in need of them. Also he  spoke on the Efiz. Bentley  Scholarships and die Estatel  Awards (given for training in  religious leadership) JVfr. Thomas  then declared the tea open.  The stalls of baking, novelties,  regal gifts, raffles and guessing  games then took ova.  Pouring the tea 'were Mrs.  Wm. Thomas, Past Matron of  Princess Patricia Chapter #8  and Mrs. Margaret Hauka,  Jr. Past Matron of Mt. Elphinstone Chapter #65.  The Jobes Daughters assisted  in the serving duties.  Among the visitors were several members of Grace Chapter  #29 of Powell River.  Winners of the various raffles  and guessing; contests were as  follows: ,. _;X ]   u.\  Mrs." J.Sheriock, Mrs. Nancy  Douglas, Mrs. Mary; Morris,  Mrs. Pearl Morgan, Mrs. Sheila  Wright, Mrs. Margaret Crawford  Mrs. .Dorothy Bruce, Mr. Jack  Fisher and Mr. Boc4liroyd.  The door prize was won by  Mrs. Caryl Cameron. The tea  was a hive of activity of which  turned but to be a very successful  and happy affair.  B%C. Grown Gov't Inspected  COUNTftYCUT \  ���H1���KEN  Gov Vt Inspected Grade A Beef  WHOLE ROUND  STEAKS  ���Guv't Inspected Grade A Beef  BARON OF  BEEF ROAST  lb 85<l  lb $1.69  BACON  Wiltshire Regular  or Smoky Maple  Exceptional Value V /  BLEACH  180 oz jar  lb $1.89  lb $1.89  Super-Valu  BEANS  WITH PORK  $1.29      r^\  Super-Valu reconstituted  Exceptional Value V  GARBAGE v-  BAGS  JUICE  53$     f ^  *"*"> $3.69  48oztin  Exceptional Value  1 lb prints  Green Giant  NIBLETS  Kernel Corn 12 oz  $1.19  Magic Instant Skim x^__  MILK POWDER  ^���".-2/890     (^ S^  " $3,19  Foremost Family Style       V^  ICE CREAM  4 litre wax carton  $2.49  E.D.Smith's  KETCHUP  32.az.btl."  980  mpor kx.!  CORN ON THE COB  6     FOR  59e  We reserve the right to limit quantities  SUPERVALU  More than the value is super and wete proving il every day  .?';  A 4  Sunshine Coast News, July 20,1976  Parliament  By Jack Pearsal I  M.P. Coast Chilcotin  r=r��fB5ro^5i=i��i  :Hifflg_iii!  TODAY'S   ANSWER  Residents line up to get their BC Ferries photo identification cards at Gibsons Motor Vehicle office. Some resi-  This is Your Life  Horoscope for the next week  By TRENT VARRO  dents have reported considerable problems in obtaining  their cards.  ARIES - March 21   to April  20  Many aspects of your former life  may be brought to light at this  time. If you can honestly say that  you have "learned by experience" you can expect tremendous benefits to come.  TAURUS - April 21 to May 20  .Some tremendous surprises are  coming up for most Taurus individuals. Communications may  be temporarily slowed up. but on  the whole, indications in the  zodiac, arc for much gain.  GEMINI ��� May 21 to June 20  Be extremely careful in all matters dealing with your social and  domestic life. Don't overstep your  authority, but "go along" with  sensible ideas of friends and  .associates.  -CANCER - June 21 to July 21  As was stated last week, this  period is still marking one of the  luckiest times of your life. The  gains you make now, will stay  with you for many, many years to  come.  LEO '- July 22 to August 21  Keep all "lines of communication" open to receive new ideas  and changes for betterment in  your daily life. A "new dawn" is  rising in your sign, that can prove  most satisfying.  VIRGO - August 22 to Sept. 2i  Some rather surprising events in  everyday affairs could bring you  much happiness at this time.  Don't let "minor irritations"  npsel you. The siars arc all in  votir favour.  LIBRA   -   Sept.   22   to   Oct.22  A subtle "change is creeping into ���  ilie sign of Libra. This next week  or so, could mark one of the most  important moves of your life.  Think this over carefully!  SCORPIO - Oct. 23 to Nov. 21  The position of the planets right  now. indicates that you have the  "chance of a lifetime" to remedy  mistakes made in the past. If you  refuse this astrological aid, it  won't be available again for  years.  SAGITTARIUS Nov 22 Dec 20  Next week- marks a "lucky at  cards, unlucky in love" situation  for nearly all Sagittarius persons.  Be very careful of your romantic  associations. It would be better to  tend strictly to business!  CAPRICORN - Dec 21 Jan. 19  Things haven't changed much in  the zodiac from what they were  last week. Batten down the  hatches, and refuse to get drawn  into controversy with others.  AQUARIUS - Jan. 20 ��� Feb. 18  Except for a very minor disturbance, everything should be  going well for you. It would be  MOST wise to consult your physician, rather than try and prescribe for yourself.  PISCES -  Feb.   19 to  Mar.  20  Domestic matters will play an  important part in your daily life  right now. YOur social activity  will be highlighted, with many  friends ready and willing to help  you.  (Copyright 1976 by Trent Varro. All rights reserved.)  Church Services  ANGLICAN  Rev. David H. P. Brown  St. Bartholomew's  Morning Service ��� 11:15 a.m.  2nd and 4th Sundays  8:00a.m. Holy 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.sJ0p.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  Thursday  ���  Prayer  and   Bible  'Studv 7:00 p.m.  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENHST  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  9:30a.m. ���St. John's.  Davis Bay  11:15a.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.  All Welcome  Phone 885-3157or 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  Se  chelt 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 10:00a.m.  Worship Service 11:00 a.m.  Revival 7:00 p.m.  Bible Study Wed.. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  NEW BOOKS ATTHEGIBSONS LIBRARY  NEW BOOKS-ADULT  NONFICTION  Canadiana  - Wilderness Wife by B&V Angier  -Uprooted Heather by Wemyss Cavaick  -How far back can you get?  Miscellaneous  -One man's San Francisco by Herb caen  -The Law and You by F.A.R. Chapman  FICTION  -The Glass Virgin by Catherine Cookson  -The Glory Game by Keith Laumer  -The Turquoise Lament by John D. MacDonald  -The Killing Touch by William Murray  -The Twelfth Mile by E.G. Ferrault  -The Coast of Fear by Leslie Waller   .  Jack Pearsall, M.P. for Coast  Chilcotin announced last week  through the office of Urban  Affairs Minister, Barney Danson  the municipalities in British  Columbia which will receive  N.I.P. (Neighbourhood Improvement Program) Grants for 1976.  Fifteen B.C. municipalities  will receive a total of $10.4  million.  This amount includes . a SO  per cent grant from Ottawa, a  25 per cent grant from Victoria,  and a 25 per cent low interest  loan from the federal government  to the municipality if required.  Pearsall pointed : out that  Gibsons and Powell River were  to receive $300,000 each* These  municipalities are selected by  the Department of Housing.  The municipalities, in turn select  the neighbourhoods that will  need the financial assistance.  The objective is to improve  amenities and living conditions  in predominantly residential  neighbourhoods.  The improvement projects are  then planned by residents of the  selected neighbourhoods through  the municipality 'within the.  amount  of funds  available   to  400 Club  Local resident John Buckingham won $100 in the third weekly  drawing of the lions Club's  '400 Club'raffle.  The winning ticket was drawn  at the Gibsons Bank of Montreal  last Friday morning by Tina  Vanderhorn.  them. The 1976 program agreement requires the federal government to provide $5.2 million  in grants. The provincial share is  $2.6 million in grants. Loans are  available to municipalities for  their share of the program from  the federal government.  . Last year, 16 municipalities  received a total of $7.65 million  in grants from the. two senior  governments, and in 1974, the  - first year of the program, eight  municipalities were extended $6  million. Therefore, to date,  32 municipalities are benefiting  from the program with Vancouver  and New Westminster being  selected for three years in a row  and Nelson, Powell River and  Victoria getting the nod twice.  Danson said all participating  neighbourhoods are also eligible  for the federal government's  Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP). RRAP  families in these neighborhoods  may borrow up to $10,000 from  Central Mortgage and Housing  Corporation to restore their  homes to acceptable standards'  of health and safety. Up to $3,750  is forgiveable, according to  income.  ACROSS  1 Non-flyer  5 Friend of  Shylock  10 Dutch  cheese  11 Collegiate  goal  12 Alpaca  country   -  13 Off the ship  14 "��� o' Shan-  ter"  15 Aglow  IC Old French  shooting  match  17 One of the  Cyclades  19 "Bali���"  20 Not genuine  21 Tocsin, e.g.  22 Vulgar  23 Partner of '  Larry and  Moe  24 Split  25 "Sweet ���  Malone"  20 Somewhat  (stiff.)  27 Mrs. Levi  2t Summer  (Fr.)      .  29 Muckraker  Tarbell  30 Ordinance  33 Workable  3$ Tidal flood  30 Matriculate  37 Malevolent  30 Attempt  again  30 Shade of  blue  DOWN  1 Maintained  2 Brain  child  3 Cordiality  (3 wds.)  4 Hawaiian  baking pit  5 Seed covering  6 How  ghastly!,  7 Philadelphia's  stock  in trade  (2 wds.)  8 Effected by  aircraft  9 With  caution  --IV3 JJHiAaj.3  ti  ~l  i  A3nnoaN3  e@S@��gB_JHDH  j_HH^HHii77sa_i  BlgA  "i  TIQIO  OjVYM  _|H S  1  Hah  JUd  1  _  BHBB   HGSSGBH  BIHffl   HSSffiH  HDU   OUH   fflHD  BBSSBB   EaHB  11 One kind  of farm  15 Camera  feature  18 Army  20 Primeval  21��� session  22 One in  sorrow  23 Soda pop  flavor  25 Be a manikin  27 Humdinger  31 Opera  highlight  32 Imagine!  34 Manhattan  or  Brooklyn,  e.g. (abbr.)  35 Lay odds  W  Sound Construction  Car pen ter-Contractor  Interior Finishing  \      X  House v Framing  Concrete Form work  \     V  Gary Wallinder   886-9976  Box 920       Gibsons^  JAMIESON  AUTOMOTIVE  Grand Opening Sale   As  A Toyota Dealer Continues  $200.  FACTORY  REBATE  ON  COROLLAS  Going through the Change of Light?  WHETHER WIBING A NEW HOME, OR ADDING AN OUTLET, I  OFFER YOU PERSONALISED SERVICE AT ONE OF THE MOST  REASONABLE RATES ON THE PENINSULA.  SUPERIOR ELECTRIC  FOR GUARANTEED SERVICE  CALL R. SIMPKINS  885-2412  FOR YOUR FREE ESTIMATE  ��� Specials  .  continue  on  pre-owned  cars  ~--~ ;���    ���" \ '  All make parts and  Service Department  CALL 886-7919  APPROVED AUTO  REPAIR  SERVICES  JAMIESON AUTOMOTIVE  Agents for  NORTH SHORE MOTORS  (TOYOTA) LTD.  Dealer Licence # 01342A  l  I/ Sunshine Coast News, July 20,1978  'iw^wwtos*^,^^,,^^ ^aw&ljgb  4 i^'fy^r^m^^^  Sunshine Coast Regional District Area 'A' representative Jack Paterson rewiy to OP611- Paterson added that it is hoped the clinic will be in operation  announced last Friday that the Ftender Harbour Health Clinic was inspec- ^ty next week. Paterson also stated that he has confirmed the SCRD re-  ted by Department of Health Inspector Elliot and Coast Garibaldi Health quest to have an ambulance stationed at the health clinic and hoped that  Unit representative Dr. Bruce Laing on Friday morning and was declared too will soon be ready for service.  July,^^^l|r]iipic salad month  Anytime is salad time, but  during the months of July and  August most Canadians will  be enjoying top quality salad  foods at seasonal prices.  Salad vegetables are at their  crisp, tender best now and when  combined with protein foods such  as meat, poultry, eggs or cheese  they make satisfying main dishes.  Fresh vegetables play an import-  ' ant role in our diet because they  provide essential vitamins,  minerals and fibre.  This year, salad month coincides with the staging of the  Olympic games in Montreal.  Olympic athletes are rated among  the healthiest people in the world,  so it's hardly surprising that  they'll be offered salads at both  lunch and dinner, every single  day of the games. There will be  more than a dozen types of salads  avaialable during that time.  Can you7m_g_e putting in  this market order: 20 tons of  lettuce, 13 tons of shredded cabbage, 26 tons of tomatoes, 20  tons of cumbers and a ton of  green onions?  Here is a suggestion from  Food Advisory services, agriculture Canada, for a medal  winning salad 'Chef's Salad'..  This main-dish salad salad is  an excellent source of protein  and should tempt the appetite  of any athlete, whether amateur  or proffessional.  Salute Canada's Salad Months  and the Olympic Games and serve  a salad daily.  CHEF'S SALAD  2 thick slices (about 7 oz. cooked  chiken, cut in strips.  2 thick slices (about 7 oz) cooked  ham, cut in strips.  <Vi cup (2 oz) Canadian  Swiss  ��� style cheese, cut in strips.  2   medium   tomatoes,    cut   in  wedges  2 sliced hard-cooked eggs  6 cups torn salad greens  Vt cucumber, sliced  Vicup  sliced green onions  Vt cup sliced radishes  Va cup diced green pepper  Vi tsp. salt  dash pepper  Vi cup French dressing  combine all ingredients except  dressing and toss lightly. Chill.  Just befor serving add dressing.  6 servings.  Note: Contains more than 20  grams protein per serving  depending on size of helping 1  Food Advisory Services  Agriculture Canada  j The staff of life  i  i.  A common and very inportant  dietary modification is .the diabetic diet. This is not a strict  dietary regime except that table  sugar must be eliminated. In  fact, a diabetic meal plan has  room for a great deal of choice  and variety.  The concept of the diabetic  v diet is merely that a calculated  or portioned amount of carbohydrates are eaten at approximately the same time each day.  This balances with available  insulin so that the disease is  controlled.  What is diabetes?  It is an inborn problem so that  the organ, the pancreas, does  not produce the proper amount  of insuling. Insulin is required  to carry carbohydrates or dietary  sugars to the cells. Without  insulin,the cell starve for glucose  (the most simple sugar) which  is needed for energy.  Meanwhile, the blood is saturated with sugar which spills  into the urine. Stored fats, are  burned for energy and ketones,  a poisonous by-product of this  breakdown, build up.  Diabetes is fairly ' common.  TTiere are three ways of controlling it: 1) by diet alone, 2)  by diet plus pills which help the  pancreas to produce extra insulin,  3) by diet plus intramuscular  insulin when the pancreas has  totally lost its function.  Many people in their middling  years are diagnosed as diabetic  because they are overweight.  This is the most oommon type  of diabetic person. When someone is carrying extra fat, this  can cause peripheral resistance  so that the insulin that is circulating cannot get through  to outlying cells. Soon, the pan-  crea becomes so overworked  that it loses some or all of it's  function.  When a person becomes diabetic due to extra weight, sometimes the problem can be overcome by losing the excess bulk.  On the other hand, when the  strain has been so long on the  pancreas, a meal plan plus pills  or insulin must be taken each  day.  The  other type of diabetes  by DONNA GAUUN        ' ���  I  I  I  I  .1  is called jeuvenile diabetes where  a child or young teen becomes  severely diabetic with a complete  loss    of    pancreatic    function.  The young diabetic must receive insulin each day and follow  a habitual meal plan. It is difficult with an active growing  person to anticipate how much  dietary sugar is needed: Proper  instruction about diabertic  unbalances such as dizziness  or excessive thirst or urination, ���'  teach a person when to take extra  starches or insulin.  It is rather interesting to notice  how healthy a diabetic person  is after following a meal plan for  some time. Good food is constantly eaten in a regular manner  without empty calorie foods and  sweets!   i   '  H  Depending on the severity,  the dietician calculates a meal  plan according to the type of  insulin or pills and usingthe suggested number of grams of  carbohydrate. The physician  decides how many grams of carbohydrate balance with the  insulin by testing urine and blood  in the hospital. The doctor also  suggests an amount of calories  that will provide for regular  activity.  A simple meal plan is calculated  balancing   the   natural  starches or carbohydrates throughout the day and providing all  the    necessary    nutrients    for  health. According to the patients  eating habits,   a  typical, meal  plan could be:  BREAKFAST  1 choice fruit  1 choice cereal or bread  1 choice protein  Vicup milk  LUNCH OR SUPPER  1 choice fruit  2 choices starch  2-4 choices protein (2-4 counces)  1 choice fat  2 choices vegetables  Vi cup milk  Afternoon and Evening Snack  1 choice fruit  It is now fact that sugar is not  a healthful food. It is striclty  calories without nutrition or  bulk. Sugar isalso a very expensive source of calories.  There must be a balance of  nutrients in everyones's diet.  Diabetes can take it's time before  being diagnosed. Perhaps, - if  more of us avoided white sugar,  sweets* and refined foods; the  incidence of this disease (at least)  would be less.    7  . ;  Any questions? Please write  to me c/o Coast News  A Funeral is something  that no one likes, to discuss  But Did You Know  ��� The local funeral home  charges ho 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  Printed Pattern  Jiffy lumper!  Jumper now, sundress later!  Stitch up this smart style, with  poster-bright contrast braid, in  a jiffy-just 2 main parts. The  shirt is a classic with short or  long sleeves.  Printed Pattern 4658: Children's Sizes 2, 4, 6, 8. Size 6  jump ! yd. 45-inch; fop %.  SI.00 for each pattern���  cash, cheque or money order.  Add 15? each pattern for first-  class mail and special handling. 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July 20,1976  Report from the legislature  As the spring session of the  legislature ground to a halt last  week, the desparate condition of  the B.C. Ferry system again  received attention. Opposition  members continued to protest  the large and unfair increase in  fares. Frightening information  about the safety standards was  revealed. The' serious effects  of the increased rates became apparent in the tourist industry.  Throughout it all, the Social  Credit government was unmoved.  Backed by their majority in the  House who dared not speak out  against the government's will,  Social Credit ministers have  chosen to ignore the consequences of their poor management ofthe ferry system.  Speaking in the final hours of  the legislative sitting, I rose to  speak on these serious matters,  particularly as effect the Mac-  Kenzie riding. In our area higher  ferry fares have reduced the  number of tourists and as a result  the local economy, already in a  poor state, has become depressed  The number of businesses for  sale on the Sunshine Coast and  in PoweU River has probably  never been so high.  What an insult to our struggling business community when  Jack Davis told the legislature  that local merchants are using the  fere increases to raise prices on  goods'unnecessarily l At the same  time employers who have been  able to attract skilled employees  to the area, partly because it was  so easily accessible to the facilities of the Lower Mainland,  will lose some of their competitive edge - because people  simply cannot look upon the ferry  system as a reasonable form of  transportation anymore.  . Clearly, the ferry rates were  increased in the spirit of vin-  dictiveness which has been the  mark of the Social Credit coalition government since its  coming to office last December.  At the same time, lack of  decision has combined with ill-  conceived decisions about  staffing, quality of service  and indeed the whole future of  die fleet. This bad management,  I believe, arises from the lack of  a clear well thought out policy  on the ferry system.  No effort has been made to  relate the ferry system to the  whole transportation picture. No  effort has been made to consider  the social and economic consequences of apparently isolated  decisions effecting the ferry  service.  Instead, the ferry system,  under Transport- Minister Davis,  is being looked on as a set of  ledger books that can be manipulated according to the narrow  interests of downtown Vancouver  business interests and their  accountants. The deal whereby  ferries are given over to a kind  of holding company and then  leased back to the government is  the kind of sleazy bookkeeping  that is typical of the Social  Credit attitude from the ferries.  As Nanaimo MLA Dave Stupich  pointed out, in the House, the  lease back deal in the end means  that Eastern financiers will reap  guaranteed profits while the full  cost of the transaction will be  hidden from view. Mr. Stupich  described the lease-back deal as  the forerunner of the kinds of,  things we can expect from the  new ferry corporations and the  other Crown corporations being'  set up as dummies in which this  government plans to stuff huge  deficits while proclaiming great  savings through their 'efficiency'.'  Sechelt Sketch Club displays it's wares on a rare day of summer sun.  Charles  English  Ltd.  CHARLES ENGLISH  ANNE GURNEY  v^. ^vls;* /\^77.  *-7C>?  *tX - ^^}&?XXX'XX;  'Wi .' '- X.' v /.'  DON SUTHERLAND  &iby~r*  GEORGE COOPER  joins  JAY.W.VISSER  Sea Cavalcade may have been saved  from extinction but according to this sign  at Langdale,  the  advertising  is  well  behind the rest of the organization.  This year's Cavalcade is scheduled for  July 31 - Aug. 1.  Painting  workshop  If you like to paint or draw,  you'll be interested in a five day  workshop which will be held in  Hopkins Landing Hall from  August 16th to August 20th,  sponsored by the Sunshine Coast  Arts Council. Instructress will  be Francis Faminow of North  Vancouver, and much of the time  will be spent fliopefully) out of  doors, work being done with  charcoal, watercolor and acrylics,  and ink, for three hours of each  day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  It is an adult workshop, with teenagers welcome, but registration  is limited, so register early.  For further information, contact  Vivian Chamberlin at 886-2938 or  Doris Crowston at 885 -2000.  Cost of the course will be $25.  BLACK  CURRANTS  ���PICK YOUR OWN���  50Clb  Reedy picked- 8CTlb.  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'Is the asking price  too low? Too high? can a small alteration  improve the property's sales appeal? We  check the real estate market and report to  you. Fast.'  3. We attract buyers for you. 'Realty World  employs the most scientific methods to  reach potential buyers coast-to-coast, and  within the community.'  4. We stay with you till sale time.  'Selling  or buying a house is serious business. We  arrange fast, friendly meetings with you  each week to keep you up to date with progress.'  5. We help complete the sale for you. 'Suppose the right buyer needs financing help:  we'll make sure he gets that help from  Realty World's financing services.'  'And this is just the tip of the iceburg. Realty World leaves nothing  to chance in making sure every property is presented in the best  possible way to the greatest number of potential buyers.'  'Give us a call or visit our offices. In just a few minutes we'll show  you exactly how we can help you.'  Realty   World.    The   buyer   finders.  i Sunshine Coast News, July.g, 1976  *^��#"WMSV��.'  ^V,'"��-^��'-  ���-r ������ Tj- "^r  .^*i��^    ��7.S-f...Y*  ....    -we f**^?-*^*^  In the swim  From the first hesitant steps  "'- to plunging in, summer is for  swimming!   .  ���, Lessons ranging from be-  ' ginners to advanced have  been held at Hopkins Landing,'  and will begin this week at  Gibsons' Armours Beach.  The current session runs from  July 5th to Jury 19th.  Instructor Joanne Green,  a  resident of Gibsons, will begin studies this fall at Langara  , College as a recreation stu-  ^Jkeafc, She has a Bronze Med- <���  /  allionj" Bronze Qoss, Awafif*  of Merit and leaders Add instructors' badges. Her assistant is Lynne Wheeler.  To arrange for lessons, if  you haven't already done so,  see the instructor before 10:00  a.m. or after 3:00 p.m.,  at the Gibsons or Hopkins  sites.  Softball  Scoreboard  July. 13th and 14th both saw two  games played in the Senior Men's  Softball league. In the first of  these, Gibsons Legion overcame  Windsor with 8 runs, 9 hits and  lienor to the losers' tally of 5,  9 and 1. The winning pitcher was  A. Skytte, with D. Rehlo carding  the loss. The only home runs of  the game were by F. Reynolds  and Bongo, both of Legion.  Other July 13 action saw Over  The Hill's 8 runs, 8 hits and 1  error hold up in a dose one a-  gainst Roberts Creek, with 7 runs  9 hits and 3 errors. The winning  pitcher was R. Joe and the loser  was G. Helmer, with the only  home run of the game going to  Qyer The Hill's Tony Paul.  On July 14th Roberts Creek,  with 12 runs 10 hits and no errors,  took7 a relatively one-sided contest against, Windsor, who tallied  only 4 runs on 6 hits, with one  error. The winning pitcher was  G. Ferris and the loser D. Reitlo.  Also on the 14th was a four  point game between Over The  Hill and Sechelt; with Sechelt's  10 runs, 11 hits and 2 errors determining the victory over 4 runs  6 hits and 5 errors. The winning  pitcher was J. Mercer; taking the  loss was C. Kohoch. There were  three home runs, with D. Lamb  and L. Cowan taking two for Sechelt and J. Hall of Over The Hill  picking up the third.  July 15 saw Gibsons Legion's 5  runs, 6 hits and 6 errors fall short  of Roberts Creek's 8 runs and 10  hits, with no errors. The pitching,  win goes to G. Ferris, with the  loss to A. Skytte. D. Mulligan and  G. Gibb of Roberts Creek accounted for both home runs.  The league standings now show  Gibsons Legion at the top with 13  wins, 4 losses for 26 points.  Next is Roberts Creek with 11  and 6 for 22,then Sechelt with 9  v and 8 for 18.. The final two spots  are taken respectively by Wind-  : sor, with 5 and 9 for 10, and Over  The Hill with 2 and 13 for 4.  League playoffs start July 22nd  with a best-of-three semifinal  pitting teams 1 against 4 and 2  against 3.  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HERMASETAS  Saccharin  tablets   660's      $1   A A  reg.  _25 XmHU  JUMBO TOWELS  facelie royale  Z��  2-4.49  SEA   &   SKI  2oztube  reg M .43  2*4.49  SALTED CASHEWS  York 13oz  vacuum tin  4.49  BRECK   CREME  RINSE  n��     4.49  KODACOLOR    II  color  negative film  110 cart  4.49  KOTEX   TAMPONS  reg or ultra  30'spkg  4.49  FRESH  & LOVELY  Maybelline'moisture  make-up $1 ���.'������ JJQ'  reg��2.00 Lm'vlj  ASPERGUM  orange or cherry 11   M #}  24'8 JL��*KJ  BABY  SHAMPOO  8oz. size  res      $1 AQ  ���1.99 JLn"V^  WIN A FREE BIKE!  You cart win ��� VOYAQEUR 3 SPEED FOLDING BIKE for adulto or children, Just  by filling In your name and telephone number on the back of your sales slip. Ask  the cashier for detaltol Western Drug Mart staff and Immediate families not eligible.  -We reserve the right to limit quantities-  TRAIL BAY IVIALL  Scclu'll  aa^oa;i;i wny^wowpwa  *yyy*'9"" w "IP"  8  Sunshine Coast News, July 20,1976  Mudville  Nine?  There was exciting action in the men's recreational soft-  ball league last Thursday evening at Brothers Park. The  Elphinstone Recreational Group romped over the Gibsons  Legion team in an 8 to 5 victory that had the fans on their  feet at times.  This week, the playoffs are to begin between the four  mens' teams: the Legion, Sechelt, Windsor Plywood and  Roberts Creek (Rec's). The finals are set for the week  following, July 26 to 31.  The Roberts Creek ball club has bought a trophy for the  league, and it will be presented to the winning team.  The 'Ernie Fossett Cup' is so named in recognition of  the service Mr. Fossett has given to the leagues in the  coast area. "If anyone deserves a cup named after him,  he does", said coach Steve Holland.  hot price on a  new Admiral  electric range?  Now's your chance. Our Sth Anniversary Sale la going strong  and not only might you find the bargain you want, you might  win a color TV, tool  Sunshine Coast TV  Sales and Service  Cowrie St. Sechelt  STAINED GLAS&  Box 1021    Gibsons, B.C.  886-7380  On Tuesday, June 1, New Fares came into effect on  British Columbia Ferries  With costs rising dramatically in recent years, British Columbia Ferries has  raised the fares for the first time in its sixteen-year history to lessen the  burden upon all taxpayers of the province and allow the user of the ferry  service to pay a more equitable share of the increased costs of operations.  While these new fares will affect all routes, It Is recognized, however,  that certain cases exist that merit consideration, and so, a series of special  fare categories has been created to take special needs into account.  These special fare categories do not apply on the "Queen of Prince  Rupert" service between Kelsey Bay and Prince Rupert except where noted.  Special Fare Categories  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  SENIOR  CITIZENS,  over the age of 65, will travel free as passengers only on all routes Monday through Thursday (except statutory holidays). B.C. Pharma-  care cards should be presented as proof of age  at time of travel.  BLIND, PARAPLEGIC AND OTHER PERSONS PERMANENTLY HANDICAPPED will  travel at half of the regular fare ori all routes, any  day of the week. Handicapped persons will be  requested to present an identification card  which is issued by a society for the handicapped as recognized by British Columbia Ferries.  CHILDREN'S FARES now apply between the  ages of 6 and 14 years inclusive, on all routes  (including the "Qu^en of Prince Rupert"), every  day of the week. Children under 6 years of age,  who are accompanied by a responsible person  (parent or guardian), will be carried free of  charge.  ORGANIZED PARTIES TRAVELLING  TOGETHER. Groups of 25 passengers or  more, travelling at regular full or half fare, will be  entitled to a 25% discount on all routes, every  day of the week. These passengers must board  on foot or by bus. The discount may only be  obtained by application to the terminal of embarkation at least seven days in advance and  must be paid at the time of travel.  INTER-GULF ISLANDS ��� FREE TRAVEL  Travellers between Gulf Island points only  (Gaiiano, Mayne, Saturna, North and South  Pender and Sattspring Islands) will receive free  passage for passengers and vehicles on the  "Mayne Queen", "Saltspring Queen" and on ail  sailings of the "Queen of Sidney". This free  service is in effect every day of the week but  only on a space available basis. It does not  apply to travel from any of these island points to  Vancouver Island or the Mainland,  New schedules may be obtained at visitors information centres, accommodations or any  British Columbia Ferries terminal office. For  specific definitions of status write:  m*  THE TRAFFIC MANAGER  BRITISH COLUMBIA FERRIES  816 WHARF STREET  VICTORIA, B.C. V8W 1T3  NOTE: British Columbia Ferries tariff may be seen at ticket  booths or offices of Province of British Columbia, ferries  division ��� British Columbia Ferries.  Commuter Fares  Special ticket books are now available for  patrons with regular and frequent travel patterns on certain routes.  1. SALTSPRING ISLAND and VANCOUVER  ISLAND (between Fulford Harbour and  Swartz Bay; between Vesuvius Bay and  Crofton)  Book of 10 car tickets $25.00  Book of 10 adult tickets $10.00  Book of 10 childs tickets $ 5.00  2. OUTER ISLANDS and VANCOUVER  ISLAND (between Gaiiano, Mayne,  Saturna, Pender Islands and Swartz Bay)  Book of 10 car tickets $25.00  Book of 10 adult tickets $10.00  Book of 10 childs tickets               $ 5.00  3. JERVSS INLET and HOWE SOUND  CROSSINGS (between the Powell River  area via Saltery Bay and Earls Cove, Sechelt Peninsula; between the Sechelt Peninsula via Langdale and Horseshoe Bay)  Book of 10 car tickets $50.00  Book of 10 adult tickets $20.00  Book of 10 childs tickets               $10.00  4. BOWEN ISLAND and HORSESHOE BAY  Book of 10 car tickets $25.00  Book of 10 adult tickets $10.00  Book of 10 childs tickets $ 5.00  NOTE: These tickets may only be purchased at the main  administration office (not ticket booths,) at Swartz Bay,  Horseshoe Bay and Langdale Terminals, the Provincial  Government office in Powell River, and the Government  Agent for Ganges. They must be purchased in advance of  travel and are good only for 30 days from the date of issue.  No refunds will be given on any unused tickets.  *  *  ��  5. PERMANENT RESIDENTS OF THESE  AREAS and of the MOUNT  WADDINGTON   REGIONAL   DISTRICT  qualify for special resident rates. For clarification of eligibility, contact your municipal or  regional authority.  Please have your identification or commuter tickets available for presentation at the ticket booths.  Sample Fares  PASSENGER  ROUTES  Vancouver/Victoria Q]  Vancouver/Nanaimo _]  Horseshoe Bay/Langdale _)  Earls Cove/Saltery Bay     _j  (Two Trips) >.;i  Adult  REGULAR  Child  (6-14)  $4.00  4.00  $2.00  2.00  Senior  Citizen  FREE*  FREE*  RESIDENT  Adult  $4.00  2.00  Child  (6-14)  $2.00  1.00  VEHICLES AND TRAILERS  REGULAR  6'6" or less in height  Under 20'    Over 20'  $10.00  10.00  $10.00 plus  $.75 per  addhl. ft.  $10.00 plus  $.75 per  addnl. ft.  REGULAR  Over 6'6"  Under 20'     Over 20'  1  $15.00  15.00  $15.00 plus  $1.00 per.  addnl. ft.  $15.00 plus  $11.00 per  addnl. ft.  RESIDENT ONLY  6'6" or less in height  Under 20'    Over 20'  $10.00  1.00  $10.00 plus  $.75 per  addnl. ft.  $8.00 plus  $.75 per  addnl. ft.  RESIDENT ONLY  Over6'6"  Under 20'    Over 20'  $15.00  12.00  $15.00 plus  $1.00 per  addnl. ft  $12.00 plus  $1.00 per  addnl. ft.  GENERAL INFORMATION  ���SENIOR CITIZENS" Over the age of 65 with a B.C. Pharmacare card will travel free as passengers only Monday through Thursday (except Statutory Holidays).  CHILDREN  Under 6 years of age free.  FARES "Subject to change without notice.  fi_   MV "QUEEN OF PRINCE RUPERT." For fares between Prince Rupert and Kelsey Bay call B.C. Ferries Information Centre.  h  fc Sunshine Coast News, July 2D, 1978  by Alexis  The Golden Unicom by Phyllis A.  Whitney. Doubleday and Co. Inc.  279 p. hardcover, published June  18/76.  Phyllis Whitney is an established author with an excellent  reputation in the field of romantic  novels. She is the author of almost two dozen books, of which  the most recent is Spfa drift.  The Golden Unicorn is set in contemporary United states, on Long  Island, New York. It tells the  story of Courtney Marsh, adopted  as a child, and her search for the  identity of her real parents and  family. When her adoptive parents die suddenly, Courtney decides to take a leave of absence  from her position with a large  weekly magazine and go in search  of her identity. She has only one  clue - a tiny golden unicorn on a  chain which was around her neck  when she was adopted as an infant.  Her search leads her to a wealthy but reclusive family, with  secrets which are gradually exposed. Only after several attempts on her life and the murder  of one member of the family,  clue  Davison  is Courtney Marsh able to piece  together all the circumstances  surrounding her adoption more  than twenty years previous.  The Golden Unicorn is very enjoyable light reading. It is essentially a 1976 gothic romance -  except that the mysterious force  stalking the heroine is evidently  a real-person. The only question  is who and why. It is very well  written (as are all of Ms Whitney's books) and once begun,  demands your full attention  through successive shocks to the  surprise happy ending.  WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Have Vou  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES   -  Gibsons 886-2812  VERSATILE  :xM&Z*��M&*xzmmi  . 7;^^f^________r^l&|  ndp   bookstore  In Lower Gibsons  ��� For Great O-mUb and BrlUth Paperback* ���  This is a volunteer self-sustaining  group, serving your community since January 1973  As a laugh-a-minure teenager  from Birkenhead, England,  Carol Robinson was a typist at  CBC Toronto until she realized  her one ambition ��� to be in  showbusiness. She started in  revues at the famous Bohemian  Embassy, played the washboard in a comedy group  called The Dirty Shames, went  with the Second City Revue in  Chicago and New York, did  television in Hollywood with  Arte Johnson of Laugh-In and  Hie Andy Williams series. Now  she appears regularly as a  leading lady in the Wayne and  Shutter comedy specials, regular panelist on CBC-TV's It's  Your Choice and in the Dave  Broadfoot Comedy Special at  Toronto's Old Angelo's.  Pictured above is a scene from The  Magic Flute', which opens Sunday at  the Twilight Theatre in Gibsons. The  Mozart childrens dassic has been adap  ted for film by Sweden's Ingmar Bergman, who claims that the film version  had been a dream of his since^ he first  saw 'The Magic Flute' performed many  years ago.  Ladies9 golf results  The corrected Jury 6th results for  Ladies' Golf show tied winners in  both events. Eighteen hole winners were Marg Sevan and Adeline Clarke. Nine hole winners  were Eleanor Dann and Edna  Fisher.  July 13th was Ladies Golf Pay,  and low net winner for 18 holes  was Anne DeKleer. 9 hole low net  &BC Radio  Olympic  week  schedule  live at 55 Update of Olympic results five minutes before, the  hour throughout the day.  Good Morning Radio 5:50 a.m.to  8:00 a.m. News and sports reports, weather and commentary.  Olympic Magufeie 8:15 a.m. with  hosts Harry Brown and Elizabeth  Gray with hews an the hour  through to noon.  Radio Noon 12:00 p.m.  News,  weather,  stock market reports.  Farm and consumer commentary.  Olympic Magazine 1:03 p.m. continues until 5:00p.m.  Three's Company 5:06 p.m.host  Pat   Munro   and   Ann   Petrie.  Commentary from Vancou ver.  World at Six 6:00 p.m. World and  national news from Toronto.  Olympic Magazine 6:30 p.m. continues until 7:00p.m.  Olympic Round-up 7:13 p.m.  Classical Music 8:03p.m.  Drama from the BBC, 9:03 p.m.  News 10:00 p.m. from Vancouver  light Music 10:15 p.m.  From the Shows 11:03 p .m.  The "Flower Vendors", Ur/ety  figurines from Sweden.  MISS BEE'S, SEC-ELT  went to Lee Redman. .  The Sunshine Coast Senior Ladies Club Championship Tournament was held on July 13 and  15. Sunny skies and excellent  course conditions welcomed a  good number of. participants.  The end of the two-day event saw  ex-school teacher Betty Turnbull  emerge as the Senior Ladies Club  Champion, with Iva Peterson  as runner-up. Congratulations  to Betty and Iva!  Three local ladies, Virginia  Douglas, Lil Bullied and Lil Fraser, did exceptionally well in the  recent B.C. Open championship.  Bullied and Fraser both won their  flights and were among the prize  winners at the final presentation  at Capilano golf course.  Is proud to announce the appointment of  J & C ELECTRONICS  as their fully qualified dealer hereon  the Sunshine Coast  NORTHWEST TRAVEL LTD.  BOOK NOW  Wardair Overseas Charters    ��� 2, 3, or 4 weeks ���.  Leaving every Monday-$209.00 up  **<  Kl  Agnes Labonte  886-7710  FAIRMONT ROAD  GIBSONS  Go QUASAR exploring  Come  and  watch  these   televisions   in   operation   on   our  showroom floor and see the solid  value for yourself.  And   look  for several   unad-  vertised specials too!  mm  m::h  Tide  DETERGENT  51b.  $2.39  ��� ��� ��� *.��� ��� ��� ��� ���Jrf_*.*-���-��������� ���*���,��������� * ��� ��� ��� ���������������'  II IIII III IIIIT  Scott  PAPER  TOWELS  Twin  Pack  mmmmm^m  t ��� ��� ��� ��� j^a.9 ������������������*   _r*_L*_  Perfex  BLEACH  12802.  .-VVV^- '���"-.  :>:>yyyyyy.y.  RETIRING QUEEN  BALL  in honor of  Miss Tracy MacDonald \  -a formal affair to be held at-  8:30 p.m., Saturday July 31  in the  GIBSONS LEGION HALL  ��� five music ���light buffet  Tickets - $5.00 per person  Available at Gibsons Realty  phone 886-2277 or 886-2278  /���'-:  :-?/*);  <A*1  w:  m  T,-y?.,  $949.95  $949.95  - -^is:  $849.95  ANNOUNCEMENT,  Would all residents of Grantham's Landing interested  in future use ofthe community  hall please contact Anne  Mundell at 886-7936.  You're not helping your case  ' by constantly referring to me  , as'curly'.'  All. the QUASAR color televisions illustrated here are  26 inch, with 100% solid state  chassis, Matrix plus picture  tube realism, and the famous  'works in a drawer.'  Foremost Family  ICE  CREAM  4 litre  ctn.  $2.29  ' ���  ���_���  ���  ���  9 9 9  99  9   a   * ��� ���  ���  ���������������������������������  mm  >������������������ ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� * I  Immm.  GROUND  BEEF  Regular grade  ^ 59*  Ifjv-O-.-*  ���v.v.M'.riv.v.vIB'l  .:.:v::::fcBj::::::::*|1l  yyyyyyyyyyyyyyy.*^M'm  NEW  POTATOES  Canada #1  10 lbs for QQ  J&C  ELECTRONICS  and  APPLIANCES  in the heart of Sechelt  We service what we sell  885-2568 #3a^WM��^W'ait**>^WTB^Waw^H*fyiiiiPj_teiywi  wi>IWTi)i��nip]iiipifji^ifni|ira��Ti��i,iin|iTiiiiiiiii im n wwwi'"*w~iwi"W"~  WW^WJ'"  10 Sunshine Coast News, July 20,1976  ��� COMING EVENTS  Hello again. Early Bird Bingo  7pm.. Regular at 8pm. Every  Thursday; Roberts Creek Legion  Hall.  ��� DEATHS  Reid: Suddenly on July 14,1976  Wifred John Reid of Madeira  Park in his 32nd year, survived  by one son, Wifred John Junior  and one daughter,Theresa Jane;  his mother Julia Reid; 8 brothers,  Cecil, Edwin, Leonard, Michael,  Darby, Billy and Brian of Madeira Park and Robin of Victoria;  2 sisters, Mrs. Shirely Adams  of London Ontario and Mrs.  Mary Parker of Garden Bay;  and a grandmother, Hilda Reid of  Sechelt.  Funeral services were held Saturday, July 17th at the Harvey  Funeral Home in Gibsons.  Cremation followed.  ��� WORK WANTED  Two high school boys, 15 and 16,  will do work of any kind. Phone  886-9503.   CHIMNEY SWEEPING  oil stoves  and heaters cleaned and  repaired  Phone Ron Croc*, 885-3401  after 5 pm  HIGH FUEL COSTS  Peerless Tree Services Ltd. will  turn your problem trees into firewood. $18.00 per cord. We do  danger tree falling, topping and  limbing too. Expert insured work.  'Know the cost before you start'  Call us at 885-2109. Free estimates. John Risbey.  L.H. GAS WELDING  Muffler repair and body work.  Phone 886-9625.   Cat and/or backhoe available for  land clearing, road building,  drainage ditches, waterlines, etc.  Call 886-9633 or 886-9365.  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, waterlines - etc. Phone  885-2921 Roberts Creek.  JOHN'S LANDSCAPING:  Instant lawns or seeded lawn and  garden, maintenance, complete  concrete and stone work. Tree  pruning, screened topsoil, or  bark mulch and shrubbery.  Phone 886-7152  ��� CARS, TRUCKS  FOR SALE  1963 Meteor, 4 dr, new paint,  good interior, sun roof, $650.00.  1969 Norton 750, new paint  custom saddle, runs weU. S80U.  Phone 886-9819 eves or 886-7310  days.  1974 Ford F250, 3A ton h/d, 16  inch split rims, auto., p/b, radio,  step bumper with hitch. Excel,  cond.. 2250 miles. $3795 ono.  Phone 886-9249  Mercedes, 1959 190 SL. Both  tops, new paint, new leather  interior, engine and running gear  in excel, cond. $4500 obo. Phone  885-9212 days or 885-3823 eves.  1975 Honda XL175, 450 miles,  brand new condition. $1000 obo,  Phone days 885-9212 or eves  885-3823   71   Toyota   Corolla   stn.   wgn.  $1400.  73 Toyota pickup, with canopy,  $2500. Phone 886-9131  1969 Datsun 1600 4 dr sedan,  $500. Call 88^7567 between  6 and 8pm or weekends.  1968 Ducati 250cc plus complete  identical bike for parts. $300.  886-2078  1972 VW for sale. One owner.  Phone 886-9662. Solniks. Roberts Creek.  1973   Toyota Corona. Needs  some body work. $2000. obo.  Phone 886-2385.  1975 Ford V* ton Ranger Camper  special, PS, PB. 18000 miles,  like new, black with red int.  asking $5395 obo. Phone 886-2385  1974 Ford V* ton HD susp..  HD cooling, oil bath air, 360-4 sp  8 ply split rims, blue metallic  $3895. Phone 884-5250   1973 Honda 500. 4 cylinder.  5,800 miles, good condition.  $1000. Phone 886-2740.   1974 Astra hatch-bade auto.  Stan, drive, stan brakes, radio,  13,000 miles. $2500. Phone  886-2761  ��� BOATS FOR SALE  21 ft Bellboy h/d, 165 Merc,  clean sounder, winch etc. $6950.  Phone 883-2709 or 112-291-1642  ���er-Cck-tftr-bit-Cr-ti-tT-er-ir-tr  MARINE SURVEYS  AND APPRAISALS  For selling, purchasing  or financing  Surveys for insurance  or settlement of claims  Captain W.Y, Higgs  Box 399, Gibsons, B.C.  Phones 886-9546,885-9425   or 886-2433   San Juan 24 ft. 3 sails, new Merc  Power, immaculate condition,  replacement $14000 plus. $11995.  firm. Phone 886-9816..  Dual mobile home axle super  heavy duty, trailer. Can. be easily  converted to boat trailer. Near  perfect condition. Sell for cost of  material at $500. Also semi-V  22 ft. boat ribs on jig ready for  plywood. Wide beam. Will  transport on above trailer!  $250.oo Phone 885-9750.  24 ft. deep V lap strake cruiser  Crusader, 351 Ford rwc, 27C  Volvo leg, sleeps 4, fridge stove  w oven included. 200 hours on  complete unit, Wagner hydraulic  steering, enclosed head. Boat  in excel cond.  1 yr old aluminum boat house,  foam floatation, complete unit  $t3,300. Boat separate $11,300  Call Hayden days 885-2283  or eves 885-9368  1973 Sangster 22 ft 188 HP I/B  Merc cruiser. Head, depth  sounder, UHF, 4 HP O/B mere.  Sink stove, ice box. Sleeps 4-5  $9,000 obo. Phone 886-9036  ��� FOR SALE  1973 Kustom Koach 25V��ft,  bathroom, sleeps 4,like new,  never travelled. 1001b propane  tank. Phone 885-3661  Two 55 hp Bearcat ob motors.  For further information phone  886-7631.  Router never used, $50.00;  electric heater, $30.00; disc  sander grinder used once,  $150.00; 2 750x16 tires with  4,000 miles, $100.00. Phone  886-9041 ���  12 ft fiberglass Runabout, 10  hp Johnson outboard, older  but reliable. Cheap. Phone  112-291-8194 Mon-Thurs eves.  2 pc. brown Colonial chesterfeild :  suite, .wood trim, side. pillows.  Like new.  $300.00 Phone 886-  9228.  Vanguard truck canopy fit 1968-  iy/2 Ford pickup has camper  style door. $150. obo.  Combination stereo, radio,  record player consd. 23 inch  b/w TV, excell shape, $65.00  Phone 886-2512  One braided 6x9 rug, matching  runner, 7 ft; % size spring filled  mattress; single headboard;  childs dresser; Eldon road racer  set; curtains - Ivg. rm. and bdrm;  unbrella type clothesline; cages  for bird and hamster and various  other household hems. Phone  886-7453 after 6pm.  Fir trees for sale, suitable for  log cabin, phone 885-3774 after  5pm   1976 Electrolux rug shampooer  $200.00, gas lawn mower, $80.00,  guitar $25.00. Phone 886-7892  FARM FRESH VEGETABLES  Lettuce, cabbage, carrots, beets,  etc. Black currants. Phone Tony  Archer at 886-7046   Good mixed hay, baled in the  field. Minimum 20 bales. Phone  886-2887 .  ���ANNOUNCEMENTS  For explosive requirements,  dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse contact R.NOMMO Cem-  etary Rd. Gibsons. Phone 886-  7778. Howe Sound Farmers  Institute.  The Salvation Army  CAMP SERVICES  Camp Sunrise  Langdale Terminal  Each Sunday, 10:30 a.m.  June 20-Aug 22  Guest speakers. A message for  you. 886-7232   A Summer Storytime for children  will, be held at the Gibsons  Public Library on Wednesday  mornings at 10:30 beginning  July 7th. This program is designed for children in the 3-8  age group, but others are welcome to attend. Following the  storytime, the children may  browse thru the library and  borrow books. There is no charge  for either of these services.  Call Sheila Osborne 886-9667  for more information.  Women's Centre open Tuesday  thru Saturday, 11 am to 4 pm.  we are a drop in centre for women  We have a lending library of  women's books. Behind Roberts Creek Post Office. Phone  885-3711   I would like to thank all those  people who were so kind and  thoughtful to me during my  extended illness. Your letters,  cards and flowers were most appreciated.  Sincerely, Maureen Clayton  RETIRING QUEEN'S RALL~  farewell    to    Tracy,    Saturday  July 31, 1976 at the Gibsons  Legion Hall. Music by Good  Tyme, light buffet, $5.00 per  person. Tickets available at  Legion and Gibsons Realty.  Legal  APPLICATION FOR A WATER  UCTTWfF  WATER ACT (SECTION 8)  We, Alexander S. and Joyce M.  Ross, of Crowe Road, RR 1,  Gibsons, B.C., hereby apply to  the Comptroller of. Water Rights  for a licence to divert and use  water out of Joe Smith Creek  which flows south and discharges  int the Strait of Georgia and give  notice of our application to all  persons affected.  Thei?point of diversion will be:  located on the" laid described  below. .The quantity of water  to be diverted is 1000 gallons  perday.  The purpose for which the water  will be used is domestic.  The land on which the water  will be used is Lot 2 of Lot 1316,  Group 1, New Westminsters  District, Plan 5221.  A copy of this application was  posted on the 1st Day of May 1976  at the proposed point of diversion  and on the land where the water  is to be used and two copies  were filed in the office of the  Water Recorder at 635 Burrard  Street, Vancouver, B.C.  Objections to this application  may be filed with the said Water  Recorder of with the Comptroller  of Water Rights, Parliament  Buildings, Victoria, B.C., within  thirty days of the date of first  publication of the application.  The first date of publication is:  July 13,1976  ��� LOST  Orange cat, Gower Point. Phone  886-2693   Lost: 1 moroccan wallet with  credit cards. Reward. Phone  886-7610  ���LIVESTOCK  Adult Embden geese for salt.  . Phone 886-7582  THE  Presenting...  JMMIDDLETON  BIG  SWEEPER  BOX 1073  BUILDING MAINTENANCE  886-7879  GIBSONS, B.C.  MORTGAGE MONEY  AVAILABLE  First and Second Mortgages  i  For new home purchase or consolidations  FOR PROMPT SERVICE CALL  885-3759  COVE INVESTMENTS LTD.  886  For  Sale:   8 week old   female  goat. Phone 886-2823  ��� WANTED  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  fir - helm-ced.  L&K LUMBER  (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.      WANTED  A divider or bookcase or scrap  materials to make the same.  Write to Box 460 c/o Coast  News, Gibsons, or phone 886-  7817/885-9038 anytime.  Wanted: small boat trailer.  Phone 884-5351  Wanted: wooden playpen, Phone  886-7301  ���  FOR RENT  Gower Point: 2 bdrm cottage,  completely furnished. For vacations by the week. Phone  112-291-8194 Mon-Thurs eves.  Maple Crescent Apartments  1662 School Rd. Gibsons. Suites  for rent. Cablevision, parking  close to schools and shopping.  Reasonable rent. Apply suite  103A.   Suites for rent. Seaside Plaza.  No children - no pets. Phone  886-2309  *  Spacious new 2 bdrm suite,  fireplace, utilities paid. Roberts  Creek. $240.00 per month. Phone  885-2987  August 1st. Bachelor apartment,  private bath and entrance.  Fully furnished, Port Mellon  Hwy, $110.00 Phone 886-2923  SUNSHINE COAST: 400 ft private waterfront, 2 bdrm, vaulted  ceiling living room, spectacular  view, no ' pets, adults only.  Lease available. $475.00. Reply  to Box 2, c/o Box 460, Coast  News, Gibsons.  Small sleeping room for rent to  clean quiet adults, ph. 886-9912 ,.  3  bdrm  house "full  baserflenfef?  $350, per month, Ph;-886-2417  ; |f  ��� HELP WANTED  Experienced institutional cook  (preferably in hospital) required  for releif position. All aspects  of current H.E.V. contract app  licable. Apply in person to dietician, St. Mary's Hospital,  Sechelt. 885-2224  ��� PROPERTY  FOR SALE  One year young home with 2 lrg  bedrooms and carport on lovely  view lot in West sechelt. $41,000.  Phone 885-9582  MOVINGsReduced to $29,000  full price. 66 ft. mobile home with  professionally built addition of  third bedroom or family room.  Laundry room and carport, on  a 56x158 cleared lot. 10x14  barnside shed. Phone 885-9849  or 885-2416  Gower Point: 2 yr old quality  designed and built home. 3  bdrm, 2'/2 baths, aprox 2200  sq. ft.. Full sundeck with southern exposure and view. Close  to beach on approx Vi acre with  2 stall barn, feed and tack sheds,  dbl carport. Phone 886-9249  Gibsons by owner: 6 yrs old,  view lot, 2 bdrms, bath and  utility. Kitchen, dining room,  fireplace, partly finished basement with roughed in plumbing  and fireplace. Garage and nice  garden. Phone 886-2137  ;  2 subdivided leared lots on North  Rd. for sale, ober Vt acre in  all. Hydro, cablevision, TV all  hooked up. 12x60 trailer pad  with   septic  system.  Good  for  3 bdrm house or trailer. 12 x24  workshop or storage shed.and  good well with 12x12 pumphouse, $15,900 firm. Phone  886-9041. ,  Lot for sale on Aldersprings Rd.  All cleared, ready for building.  Has 3 room building, some  fruit trees. Power and water  on. Sewer available.Phone 886-  7498. '  3 bdrm 1120 sq. ft. plus carport with storage, on slab,  rough framed up with roof on.  67x123 ft lot. Dead end street.  Plumbing, drains roughed in.  Perimeter drains roughed in.  Concrete septic tank D bos and  drain rock on site and included.  $22,500. Drive by and give me  an offer. Phone 886-7695 eves  please.  for sale by owner: 1 acre, 3  bdrm dbl wide, den and utility  room, -fandscaped -gINSunds,-���'  lots of extras. $33,900. Phone  112-395-2985 or write BEngleken  RR 1, Horselake Rd, 100 Mile  House.  Free Dock: built in exchange for  moorage lease. Details - Steve,  2665 Maple St., Vancouver.  mmmmm^fW^^^^^^mmi^SmMmmmmSWl  fWED ��THURS ��FRI ��SAT  I JULY 21, 22,23,24  I at 8pm  I ���MAIURE-  Ingmar Bergman's  Family Entertainment  masterpeke  Blbt,  'THE  MAGIC  FLUTE'  SUN ��MON ���TUES  JULY 25,26,27  ���GENERAL���  Gibsons  ^>-*      886-2827  ' CONSULT US FOR ALL  YOUR INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS  MEMBER ��� MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE  YOUR AUTO PLAN CEN TRE  GIBSONS RURAL: 5 acre, 2  cleared and In garden. Well appointed 3 bdrm home. Convenient  kitchen, cozy liv. rm. Good water  supply by well, pump house,  chicken house, root cellar and  woodshed. The hard work has all  been done.  ROBERTS CREEK.: Well located, large semi-clear lot. Serviced. Only $11,000  LISTINGS WANTED-  FRANKLIN ROAD: Immaculate  2 bdrm beach home on 60x230  fenced and landscaped lot.  Liv. rm. has heatllator fireplace,  wood paneled walls, view window  The well appointed kitchen  features double S.S. sinks,  convenient work counter, plus  dirtlna area. Colored foxtures  In vanity bath. Full tomt; utility;  oil furnace. Concrete drive to  open garage. The pebble beach Is  one of the finest and the view Is  grand. $75,000.  DROP IN AND SEE US  SEASIDE PLAZA  '  Norm Peterson ���886-2607  Phone 886-2000 ��� Glbaons, B.C.  IS THE NUMBER TO PHONE  24 HOURS A DAY FOR YOUR  FREE GUIDE TO  REAL ESTATE VALUES  Don Hadden   George Townsend   Jim Wood  885-9504 885-3345 885-2571  Peter Smith  885-9463  C. R. Gathercole  886-2785  ���  EX1  P   Larj  Box 128, Sechelt  Phone Vancouver 689-5838  (24 HOURS)  Jack Warn  886^2681  Bob Kent  885-9461  Jack White  886-2935  EXECUTIVE HOME #3610  Large deluxe 4 bdrm home, 3 bathrooms, architect designed. Feature fireplace in huge  living area, kitchen cabinets by Birkin, Jenn-Air drop in range, 2 built in ovens, dishwasher  and vacuum. Wall to wall carpet throughout, hot water heat, plenty of extras on 1.7 acres.  Ocean view and many trees. Preview on our video. Full price $115,000. Don Hadden, 885-  9504 eves.  FEAR NOT! THEY THREW AWAYTHE MOLD  #3630  Sunny Roberts Creek Acreage. Suit a trailer home. Water rights on creek, hydro, large water  tank. Said to be 4.7 acres. $30,000 acquires. Action now! $30,000 acquires. Mr. Kent,  885-2235  A HOME FOR $14,000 #3580  for a beautifully kept, electrically heated, tow bdrm home with large workshop. Even on  lease property it is a buy. Twenty year lease, presently $50.00 per month.Jack Warn at  886-2681  DAVISBAYVBEW #3607  Enjoy the ocean view from this lot one block off highway, and just a short walk to the wide  sandy beach at Davis Bay. All services are by this 71x135 lot. Vendor will accept minimum  downpayment on full price of $12,600. Don Hadden, 885-9504  WATERFRONT LOT #3623  Follow the trend to Sunshine Bay, no high cliffs, just sloping land to interesting shore line.  $28,500. Call Jack White, 886-2935  HOME NEAR SANDY BACH  #3579  Low cost summer or permanent home, by an excellent beach for swimming, panoramic  view of Gulf and gorgeous sunsets. Two bedroooms, fireplace, easy care garden fenced 3  sides. Only $37,000 full price. Nosign on this one, I'll show you. Peter Smith. 885-9463  FAINT HEARTS NEVER WON A LOT *3648  Your natural desire should lead you to action, before your dwindling dollar puts this fine  property out of your reach. More information on this money maker lot call Rob Kent at  885-2235  COUNTRY UVING *&��  Double wide - 2 bedroom home. Nice garden. Stone walls, verandah. Quiet area. $5,000  D.P., full price $35,000. Pat Murphy, 885-9487 eves.  WATEFRONT ���MUSTSEIL #3488  excellent one bedroom cottage, fully furnished, deep water morage, fishing, swimming,  on your doorstep, privacy. Owner says try your offer. Price $38,000. Jim Wood, 885-2571  eves.  SEND WATERFRONT #3629  Modest 2 bedroom on 1 '/�� acres of sunny slopes, five minutes to shopping centre, some sea  view. Short walk to the beach. Price $39,000. Jim Wood. 885-2571 eves.  WATERFRONT #3636  A lovely three bedroom home, 2 up, 1 down. Full basement home, relaxed living area.  Nestled in beautiful landscaped grounds. Wonderful view from living room, kitchen and  master bedroom ofthe Trail Islands. Stairway down to pebble beach. Full price $110,000.  Terms. Pat Murphy, 885-9487 eves.  3 SMILES OUT OF GIBSONS #3609  Electrically heated, two bdrm home. 1140 sq. ft. with all a couple could want for retirement.  $42,000. Jack Warn, 886-2681  LOT NEAR BOAT LAUNCH #3597  Biglot, road on 2 sides, wate to property line, quiet and secluded yet only 7 miles to village.  Zoned fori^ile homes, and priced at $9,000. Try your offer. Peter Smith, 885-9463  ALOT , #3852  of room for you to build on.81.07xl63 in area of nice homes. Asking $11500. In Langdale.  Ann Ibbitson, 886-2542  HANDYMANS CHALLENGE #3633  Corner fireplace, lovely view of Keats Island, 2 beds up, maple living room floor. Walk in  basement. Roll your sleeves up and make yourself a cozy home. Asking $32,900. Ann Ibbitson. 886-2542  GET AWAY FROMFT ALL '       ..   t        '������,"*���.-. _*���  Four acres of level wooded parkland with a two bedroom mobile home, potential view of th  sea. Just the place to relax on weekends or for your permanent home. Price $39,500. George  Townsend. 885-3345  NO GRASS TO CUT #3631  on the lot of this large 2 bedroom home, appliances included. A bonus here of very acceptable inlaw suite. $51,500. Ann Ibbitson. 886-2542  PLANNING ON BUILDING? #3641  Look at and buy this ligtly treed, irregulrly shaped building lot in Sechelt Village. It is serviced and close to the stores and facilities. Asking $12,000. George Townsend, 885-3345 *  NEAR NEW���NEAR BEACH #3635  Close to sandy bead). Compact, well contracted two bedroom home on a big cleared lot.  asking $37,500. Try your offer. George Townsend. 885-3345  A FREQUENT REQUEST #3656  A home on an acre and a half. A great place to raise a family. Fireplace, rec-room, sun-  decks and storage shed. Seduded three bedrm, view home with lots of private parking.  Jack Warn, 886-2681  PRICE REDUCED,OWNERSAYS SELL! .    #3550  This is your chance to move into a four year old family type home. Big living roon with FP,  dining area, modem kitchen, bright bathroom, two bedrooms, full basement with R.I.  plumbing. Try your offer on reduced price of $40,000. Good mortgage potential. Jack White  eves, 886-2835  GIBSONS ���QUICK POSSESION  Quality built, easy keeper stucco, fully insulated, full high^basement. Panelled living room-  kitchen, 37x13Vj, heatilatorfireplace w/w carpeting, broght south east exposure with lovely  view, full width deck, 2 large bedrooms, 4 peice bath. Basement: another bedroom, large  bright rec-room. fully developed grounds, two storage buildings, carport at the back step.  The price of $53,000 is much below replacement cost. For appointment to view, C.P.Gather-  cole at 885-2785  A BUY FOR YOU #356o  Priced at $11,500, this treed krt.on blade topped dead end road, had protective covenant  to protect your home investment. Quality at low price. Peter Smith. 885-9463 ,  GIBSONS WATERFRONT SEAVIEW / #3651  Modern 2 bedroom, possibly two more on lower floor. 2 fireplaces, carport, workshop, boat  house, sundeck. Asking price $65,000. Jim Wood. 885-2571 eves.  VIEW #3659  Landscaped and fencing posts in. Over 900 sq. ft., 1 bedroom home, attached carport,  automatic oil furnace in concrete basement area. Lot 62x124 with road allowance on three  sides. Good value at $19,000withterms. Pat Murphy, 885-9487 eves.  SECLUDED WATERFRONT ACREAGE #3431  Do you want a quiet waterfron retreat with no roads or cars? We have a few parcels of evergreen forest, 5 acres to 14 acres each. Minimum of 200 ft. waterfront and stream through  lots. Located 22 miles north of Sechelt by water or air only. See preview in our office. Prices  $25,000 up with terms. Don Hadden eves, 885-9504  BIGLOT ���SOME VIEW #3657  On Laurel Road, Davies Bay, two blocks from highway,, some view now, more later. Size  72-278, could have subdivision potential. Price firm at $12,000. Jack White, eves, 886-2935  SPECIAL  FEATIIRE  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.  4  T/  }  K Coast News Classified Ads  Phone 886-2622  Deadline-Saturday Noon  Minimum $2.00-20 words. 10$ a word thereafter.  Subsequent Insertions Vz price  Legal ads 50$ per count line  for  CHARLES ENGLISH  ad  see special announcement  ON PAGE6  1  m  I  I  Radio  /haek  ��  FORSALE  GOWER POINT ROAD  Almost new 3 bdrm family home.  Va acre lot, beautiful view across  Georgia Strait, 1280 sq ft full  basement, all electric heat,  feature f/p. Master bedroom  ensuite, w/w througout. $65,000  Phone 886-9086  Wterfront Home: 115 ft of serviced Browning Road property  with panoramic view. 1600 sq ft  home on two stories with 2 full  baths. Large separate hobby  shop. $85,000 Phone 885-3737  Choice Vz acre lot on Chaster Rd.  100 ft from waterfront. Utilities.  Phone886-2887       '       '   ,'   .,  Acreage in Roberts Creek near  Lockyer Rd. Ph. 885-3470  Estate Sale: (E.Pbtter) Soames  Point, - Marine Drive, Neat,  fully furnished cottage, insulated  ceiling, electric base heat, fire-  plcae, VA baths, 100 yds beach,  marine and mountain view.Phone  112-987-8497 ^  For sale by owner: Rooming  house in Gibsons. Equipment  and furniture included. Phone  886-9912.   ��� -i     ',''   Large view lot cleared and ready  to build. Nestman Rd. Selma  Park. Ph. 886-2181 or886-7857  WATERFRONT  Cream colored house across  from Post Office. 48 ft. waterfront  and 310 ft long. Offers to $57,000.  Phone 112-874-9574  =      I     ��� MOBILE HOMES  -?-���        U     10x50 Van Dyke, fridge and stove  "''    1 bdrm. West Sechelt. Phone 886  7645  J&C  ELECTRONICS & APPLIANCES  r  wm  IN THE HEART OF SECHELT  885-2568  1976 12x68 3 bdrm mobile,  set up with utility shed. Phone  886-9992.  1973 Diplomat Deluxe trailer.  Absolutely immaculate 2 bdrm  home, completely furnished  with appliances. Many deluxe  features, such as wrap around  windows, fully insulated skirting,  utility, shed arid7 porch. Step  up into w/w carpeted living  room; with f/p divider. All this  situated in the Sunshine Coast  Trailer Park. $14,900. Gibsons  Realty. 886-2277. 7-���  12x68 1973 Diplomat, furnished  or unfurnished. Colonial throughout, in excellent condition. Owner  moving must sell. Phone 886-2797  SUNSHINE COAST  MOBUJE HOME PARK  AND SALES  12x68 Statesman, 3 bdrm, fully  furnished and'decorated. Carpet  throughout. Separate dining room  with built in china cabinet. Two  door frost free fridge, deluxe  range. Washer and dryer.  10x50, 2 bdrm Great Lakes,  used. Air conditioning and carpeting.  12x68, 2 bdrm Meadowbrook.  patio door, carpeted throughout.  On view at Sunshine Coast  Trailer    Park.Phone    886-9826  12x60 2 bdrm Premier trailer.  Furn, w/w. elec. stove, fridge  washer and dryer. $10,000.  #44 Sunshine Coast Trailer Park  Phone 886-7892   For Quick Sale: 1972 warm 2  bdrm Brookdale mobile home,  12x60 skirted, #16 Sundance  Trailer Park. Close to everything.  The party would like to move in  a week. Fridge, stove, dinette  set, w/d, dbl bed, metal shed  all included. Full tank propane  gas and 1 full tank of stove oil.  Please make an offer. Phone  885-2810  COAST MOBILE HOMES SALES  Factory dealer for:  ��� Moduline  ��� Glen River  From 12x56 to 24x60  Bank Finance with 7% 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  BUI Copping 885-2084  Don Holmes 941-2937  Sunshine Coast News, July 20,1976    11  Owners have moved out, move  into a 1971, 3 bdrm, stove and  fridge included. Excellent condition. Make an offer. Phone  886-7422  1150 sq. ft. dbl wide, all carpet,  5 appliances, skirted and landscaped. Phone 886-2449  ���TRAVEL  YOUR GATEWAYTO THE  FUNANDSUN  For all your travel arrangements,  contact Lynn Szabo, graduate  of Canadian Travel College.  PLAN AHEAD  While the choice is still yours.  Let us help make your holiday  dream come true.  PENINSULA  TRAVEL  AGENCY  Dental Block Gibsons  886-2855  Toll free 682-1513  IS IN YOUR HANDS  -f>  Department of  HUMAN RESOURCES  HAS MOVED  No longer located go Cowrie  Street, our new offices are  located on  DOLPHIN ST.,  above  OK TIRES  Phone 885-2288  Mon. -Fri.  8:30-4:30  LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD  LORRIEGIRARD  886-7760  KEN CROSBY  886-2098  JONMcRAE  *  885-3670  Office 886-2277  SUB-DIVISION  CONSULTATION  REAL ESTATE  Toll Free 682-1513  NOTARY PUBLIC  APPRAISALS  MORTGAGES  HOMES  THOMPSON AOAD.'Langdale, 3 bdrm  deluxe home on extra large 80x150  lot. This 3 year old home has 2 baths  plus ensuite. All large room sizes.  The full basement has one bedroom  with rough-In fireplace in unfinished  rec-room. Includes sundeck and carport  Extremely well designed with 5 feature  bay windows, plush carpeting through-;  out. Add to this a magnificent view of  howe Sound and nictey landscaped lot.  ��� ., F.P. $88,000.  VETERANS ROAD: Extremely well  built full basement home, 4 bedrooms,,  fireplaces up and down. Finished rec-'  room, nicely appointed livipgroom all  mahogany. Situated on 2V&' acres.  Perfect for a hobby farm. F.P. $69,900.  QRANDVIEW ROAD: Nearly % an  acre of rural playground (could be a  small hobby farm with 2 horse paddocks  hen house and duck pond already in)  The home Itself has a spectacular view  of Georgia Strait which can be enjoyed  from the large 45 ft sundeck. The basement of the home is all set .up as an  in-law suite with full kitchen and  bath. The upstairs has a spacious  and comfortable design with 2 bdrms,  acorn fireplace, and many extras.  F.P. $88,500.  LOWER ROAD: Roberts Creek, 2 bdrm  home on new foundation in very de-  ireable area. House alts on a 1.69 acre  rriangular lot, Includes 4 pc bath,  covered sundeck and fireplace.  F.P. $39,000.  HIGHWAYm101: Gibsons with super  view of the Bay area. This 750 sq. ft.  2 bedroom home is situated on a large  landscaped lot. Features include  fridge and stove. F.P. $36.900  HOPKINS LANDING: Hare Is value,  house and 2 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.  CHASTER ROAD: Lovely 8 month old  home, 3 bedrooms with feature fireplace. Attached storage building. All  on a large corner lot In the heart of fast  growing rural Gibsons.. F.P. 153,500.  BEACH AVE: Roberts Creek, 2 bdrm  starter or retirement home on 3 beautifully treed park Hke acres. Over 1  acre cleared and fenced with separate  corral and horse paddock. Also includes  fireplace, cement patio, separate shed  on cement slab plusacarport.  F.P. $44,000.  LOTS  QHASTER ROAD: nestle your home in  the trees on this 67*123 building tot.  Area of proposed new school. Name  your own terms - no reasonable offer  refused. > F.P. $11,500.  QRANDVIEW ROAD: alt the corner of  Pratt Road. Extra large lot with excellent view potential. This haa to be the  beet building lot In this fast growing  area. F.P. $13,900.  ABBS ROAD: at the corner of tehool  road, excellent extra-large building  lot with view of the Bay area, Howe  sound and Georgia Strait. Approximately 75x150. F.P. $19,000.  QOWER POINT ROAD: at the corner  o 14th. This property has levels cleared  for the building site of your choice.  Excellent view of Georgia Strait,  approximately 80x250.      F.P. $16,500.  CEMETARY ROAD: enjoy the quiet  privacy of one acre in rural Glbsoan.  The property Is all level and usable  land. Some view. F.P. $17,000.  PRATT ROAD: near proposed site of  new school, this lot is cleared and ready  to build upon. Mature fruit trees dot  this 76x125 lot. F.P. $13,500  WATERFRONT HOMES  LOWER ROBERTS CREEK ROAD:  One landscaped acre on the waterfront  In Roberts Creek provides the ideal  setting for this 3 bedroom home on full  basement. Wall to wall carpet throughout this 1324 sq.ft. home with covered  and carpeted sundeck, ensuite plumbing, dbl carport, and many extras such  as steps to the beach and boat house.  F.P. $70,000.  QOWER POINT ROAD: Waterfront-  Exceptionally well built full basement  home. Fireplaces go 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.  WATERFRONT SPECIAL: 2 bedroom  home wih fireplace on the best beach  area In Gibsons. 1024 sq.ft. with an  unbeatable view and full basement  for the handyman to putter around in.  Also a rentable guest cottage with fully  wired kitchen and 3pcbath. This home  is situated on leased land and can be  purchased for only $10,000 down.  F.P. $24,500.  NEED TIRES?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  JAMIESON AUTOMOTIVE  Automotive - Parts Sales and Service  Valve and Seat Grinding  Rotor lather service for disc Brakes and Drum Brakes  Gibsons AL JAMIESON Phone 886-7919  Royal Bank of Canada  \GIBSONS Branch-Ph. 886-2201 SECHELT Branch-Ph 885-2201  I Mon-Thurs. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.'HOURS Tues - Thurs. 10 a rn.-3p m  kFri:. 10a.m. -6p.m. Fn., 10a.rn.-6pm Sal    10a.m-3p.m  WINDSOR   PLYWOOD  (THE PLYWOOD PEOPLE)  Construction Plywood   Fancy Panels   Insulation   Doors. Bifolds  Sidings and all Accessories  Delivery Phone886-9221 Highway 101, Gibsons  J885-9666.  L& H SWANSON Ltd.  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching-Excavations  Porpoise Bay Road Box 172. Sechelt. B.C  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD  Everything for your building Needs  .Free Estimates  Phone 886-2291-2  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations - Drainage Waterlines, etc  Ph 885-r921  Roberts  Creek  BOUTIN  BULLDOZING  Clearing ��� Landscaping  Backhoe Work  Phone 886-9824  R.R. 1 'Gibsons  ^Sunnycrest Plaza  YOU CAN SA VE MONEY  COIN-OP CLEANERS  ���   By the Garment or  By the Load  Gibsons���  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES  (1971) LTD.  ALL BUILDING MATERIALS  READY-MIX   CONCRETE - GRA VEL  GENERAL PAINT  885-9973  -SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  Commercial Containers available  666-2938  ��Snr��t Clettnt lib.  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING & CONTRACTING   , -  Serving Sechelt, Gibsons, Roberts Creek & Madeira Park  866-3133  J. McKenzie Ron Blair, P. Eng.  Porpoise Bay Rd. P.O. Box 367 Sechelt   V0N3A0  SIM  ELECTRIC  LTD.  Electrical Contractor  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  @v  BEELECTRICMt  Box 860  Phone 886-7605  ������POWER   TO   THE   PEOPLE'  Gibsons  TED HUME SERVICES  Parts, Service. Installations '  Stoves. Furnaces,  Heaters,  etc.  886-2951  Gibsons, B.C  Certified Instrument Mechanic  7886-2642  Highway 101 -Gibsons  886-7833,,  At the sign of'the Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & Marine Service Ltd  Arc and Acty. Welding Machine Shop  .   Steel Fabricating Automotive'Marine Repair  Phone 886-7721 Marine Ways Res. 886-9956  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  .  *, Household Moving & Storage  Complete Packing  . * Packing Materials for Sale  Phone 886-2664    Member Allied Van Lines.   R.R. 1, Gibsons  MACK'S NURSERY  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping. Pruning Trees Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying   Phone 886-2684  ABC  GENERAL PAINTING  - SPRAY -BRUSH - ROLL ;'     '  " Cali'eh-2512:  -^' '���  SUNSHINE PAINTERS  Let us brighten up your life  RESIDENTIAL 4 COMMERCIAL  v 886-9564  R.R.2 ;;   /        Free Estimates       ,  COAST PAVING  PAVING FROM DRIVEWAYS 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.  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING- PIPEFITTING    STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  / 886-7017  All Work Guaranteed  ; TIDELINE  Plumbing and Heating Contractors  RESIDENTIAL-COMMERCIAL  ;.XX   FREE ESTIMATES  Bernie Mulligan 886-9414 Denis Mulligan  PENINSULA PLUMBING  .- CONTRACTING  Port Mellon - Pender Harbour  Phone 886r9533 Free Estimates       Tom, 886-7834  RAY NEWMAN    PLUMBING    '  SALES & SERVICE  Building and Alterations Hot Water Heating  Davis Bay Rd., R.R. 1. Sechelt-Ph. 885-2116  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION &    MAJOR APPLIANCE   SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  '.���Used Refrigerators for Sale  Res. 886-9949 .7  MISS BEE'S Card and Gift Shop  Wharf Rd.. P.O. Box 213 Sechelt Ph. 885-9066   ;'  Coutts-Hallmark Cards & wrappings, Gifts, Picture Puzzles;  English Bone China cups, saucers, etc. Boutique Items  Local Artists' Paintings ' ���   ,  ROY& WAGENAAR  B.C. 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Clean   up   your   wooded,   area.*;  Remove  lower  limbs  for   VIEW  Top tall trees adacent to building  MarvVolen Phone 886-9597  MIDNIGHT TRUCKING  GRAVEL���FILL  ROAD MULCH ��� DRAIN ROCK  Ph. 886-7864 R.R. 2, Gibsons, B.C.  B.MacK WELDING  BRAp MACKENZIE  Portable Weld ing  886-7222  STAN HILSTAD  ROOFING  DUROID. SHAKES  -  ORREROOFING  Gibsons R.R. 1, Port Mellon Highway       Phone 886-2923  Coast News  Business Directory listings get results  Phone 886-7817 inriiiffltfniiiiTiinTTnirrff"^^ ���r    ���    i    hi       12         Sunshine Coast News, July 20. 1976  The art of clam digging.  Intertidal prospecting  If you live or holiday near any  of the thousands of pocket  beaches which nestle between  the rocky promontories of British Columbias 17,000 mile  coastline, you are missing  much of the fun of living off the  land if you don't try clam digging,  a clam beach may be a mixture  of sand-mud-gravel in varying  proportions and you tell whether  it has clams by stamping over  it slowly on a falling tide, looking  for siphon holes or jets of water  made by clams squirting.  The only requisites for the exercise are the strength and stamina you developed digging weeds  in the garden, and the tools you  used there will serve you nicely  for clam harvesting.  British Columbia, in common  with most of the Pacific Coast  from Alaska to Southern California, is home to dozens of  varieties of bivalves; you are  looking for some of the bigger and  more common ones for your  chowder.  ��� If you are a beginning clam  digger, you will be lucky if you  find Manila clams. These little  2*/j inch or less fellows are so  obliging as to live just under the  sands surface, and your short-  tined garden rake wul harvest  them nicely. They are common  in the Straits of Georgia, Sooke  and Barkely Sound areas, from  about three-foot to half tide  levels.  Very similar in appearance  and size to the Manila is the  (native) Littlemeck. It lives  farther out, tidally speaking, even  to water  depth of six  inches.  Our selection tt Unra Secord  Cuidies foc���des deUoas maple  walnut fudge, aknond bark,  bench mfaits, salted not meats  and many other goodies which  we wfll enumerate later.  MISS BEE'S, SECHELT  You are likely (if you have progressed to the point of digging  with your flat-tined pptatoe fork)  to find the Littleneck sharing  living space with the much larger-  up to 5 inch - Butter clam, which  can burrow (depending of course  upon the length of its siphon)  as deep as 12 inches. This oval  fellow is, understandably, British Columbia's principal commercial cldm, because of his  size and distribution on sand/  gravel/broken shell beaches all  along the coast. Also, importantly to the commercial harvester  all of his meat is tender and succulent without special treatment.  This is not the case with either  the horse-clam or the geoduck  (gooey-duck, so named for an  Indian work meaning dig deep).  You have done just that to get  both of these dams, so don't  waste them. The horse clam  lives as deep as 18 inches, the  geoduck down to three feet.  Those long siphons wouldn't  look very good on a cracker at  a tea party, so cut them off,  scald and skin them; and chop  them finely in your chowder.  . The meat is white and succulent  and forms up to 60% percent of  the clam's weight.  While digging, or even raking,  you may uncover the distinctively  ridged cockle. Don't spurn him:  you wouldn't if you priced his  close European relative, pickled,  in a gourmet store. You can treat  him likewise, or steam him,  or add him to your chowder.  Other clams which are less  common, but which you may  encounter     (especially     around  Vancouver Island beaches)  are*: the deep burrowing sand  clam, up to AVt inches long;  the hooked surf dam, up to three  inches or more; the sunset shell,  the thin-shelled littleneck;  and various Piddocks. All are  good to add to your chowder.  The Razor clam, the only one  for which digging'could be classified as a sport - requiring a  'clam gun', a narrow, especially  curved shovel, for which the nearest source of supply is Washington State's Long Beach Peninsula  is, alas, not readily available in  British Columbia, since Vancouver Island's Long Beach is  closed due to 'red tide'. Should  you be so fortunate as to get to  Massett on the Queen Charlottes  grab your clam gun (or one of  those long narrow semi-circular  shovels used for finishing post  holes and called by construction  men a 'hot shot'); dig like mad  just to seaward of the siphon  hole or water squirt; grab the  clam before he can burrow deeper  and pop him into a burlap sack.  If you don't, you've lost him  forever.  The Jacknife, a little known  relative of the Razor, is fairly  widely distributed but not numerous in 'safe' sand-mud flats  elsewhere on Vancouver Island.  Happy hunting - and chowder-  ing.  (This Travel B.C. story is one  of a series provided by the British' Columbia Department of  Recreation and Travel Industry.)  ATTIC ANTIQUES  WE'RE MOVING  20% - 50% OFF  Until July 24 only  We've cut prices way back to  reduce our inventory for the move  ���CLOSED JULY25 TO AUG. 1-  RE-OPEN AUGUST 2ND IN  OLD CREDIT UNION BUILDING  Come and see us in the new store!  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