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Array maaamiMmfct^^  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15$ per copy on newsstands  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  Volume 19, Number 47  December 14,1976.  Citizens vs B.C. Ferries, round 2  ���  *���  The Queen of New Westminster docked at the Langdale Ferry Terminal this week. She will replace the old Sunshine Coast Queen who  will probably be sold.   The Queen of New Westminster can carry up  to 196 vehicles.  Don't forget to check the new ferry schedule before  you plan your holidays.  Merchants meet  /I  \ few members of the Gibsons  r-.-wbour Business Association  fW^h annoyed enough at an article in the Peninusla Times to  call for a vote on whether or not  to invite the press to their meetings. Even with what some  people considered to be adverse  publicity, the vote was almost  unanimous to keep the meetings  open.  The first item on the agenda  was the voting in of an executive.  Bill Edny of Ken's Lucky Dollar  was elected President, with Mike  Nutland of the Dogwood Cafe  Vice-President, Paulette Copeland from the Arbutus Tree  secretary, and Jim Frye at the  Bank of Montreal, treasurer.  Other members of the executive  are Jane Graham, Gibsons Fish  Market, Ian Corrance, Cozy  Corner Cameras and Norm Peterson, of Butler Realty.  Off immediate concern was the  dressing up of the lower village  for Christmas. The Christmas  street lights, after years of hibernation are lit again, minus several  bulbs which will be replaced this  week.  A free turkey draw has been  started, tickets can be picked up  at any participating business  and a winner will be drawn every  day, from now until Christmas.  Adrian Stott, formerly with the  Regional Board, was present and  gave a fine oration on his views  and suggestions, unfortunately  it was marred by his bias against  the Gibsons Council.  New  development  At the Gibsons Council meeting  this week, a new development  was outlined by Dick Janowsky.  All Sports Marine at the head of  the wharf is the proposed site  for waterfront development.  It would be a four storey complex,  with office space, a hardware  and sporting goods store, shop  and restaurant. The bottom  floor would have a marine service  centre with possible boat tie-up  facilities. The complex would  be short parking space, but  council agreed that the parking  by-law needs to be updated.  Hoemberg  calls meeting  A special Sunshine Coast Regional Board meeting called by  Area 'A' (Pender Harbour) and  Area 'B' (Halfmoon Bay) Directors Jack Paterson and Peter  Hoemberg has apparently helped  to straighten out the current  controversy within the board over  the Joint Community Use of  School Facilities.  The meeting, held at the board  offices on December 6th, was  called by the two directors under  Section 781 of the Municipal  Act which allows any two directors the right to convene a special  meeting. Members of the school  board and both village councils  Gifts of Hope help patients  The Sunshine Coast Lion's  Clubs delivered over $300.00  in cash and 250 gifts to the  Riverview Mental Hospital on  December 2nd. The gifts  gathered under the lion's  Gift of Hope program will  brighten up this Christmas day  for many of the patients.  Pictured from left to right  are: Sydney Baird, Co-ordinator of Volunteers for the hospital; Margaret Lowther, the  Gift of Hope program Co-ordinator; Gibsons lions Club  President Joe Kampman;  Lions Zone Chairman, Joe  McCann; and Dr. Ian Manning  the recently appointed Director of Riverview.  were also in attendance.  Hoemberg presented a report  stating his position on the board's  refusal to go ahead with additional facilities planned for the new  Pender Harbour school and further explained why the two directors had walked out of the last  SCRD meeting after the board  had decided to delay the project,  thereby making it impossible for  the local plans to be co-ordinated  with the building of the new high  school.  Hoemberg told the board that  the total cost of the joint use  of these facilities would be about  $5.50 per regional taxpayer and  emphasized that it was only  feasible to develop these type  of facilities in co-operation with  the school system. The plans for  the new Pender Harbour Secondary, according to Hoemberg's  report, include additional kitchen  and storage facilities adjacent to  the gym, a band room and a  multi-purpose room.  Acting Chairman Jim Metzler  told the meeting that he was  basically in favour of the proposal  but added that he was not willing  to see the board take on any more  long term financial commitments  at this time. Other questions  discussed included the amount of  time that would be available for  community use of the facilities  and it was later resolved that a  contract would be drawn up with  the school board to the satisfaction of all parties.  All directors admitted that they  were basically in favour of the  proposal with the exception of  the new representative for Area  *F\ Bernie Mulligan. Mulligan  has, however, called a meeting  for this week in order to be able  to discuss the project with his  area.  The Sunshine Coast Concerned  Citizens have once again taken  on B. C. Ferries, this time over  problems arising from the new  schedule issued last week.  At a meeting of the group last  Thursday night it was decided to  forward a night letter to the  minister in charge, the Honorable  Jack Davis, requesting a meeting  to discuss the matter. The Concerned Citizens fed that the cancellation of both the 5:30 a.m.  and the 7:30 a.m. sailings from  Langdale as well as the corres-  pinding sailings from Horseshoe  Bay, will make it impossible for  residents currently commuting  to Vancouver, to arrive in time  for the working day. The group  is also concerned that freight  destined for the Sunshine Coast  and Powell River may be delayed  making it impossible for local  supermarkets and grocery stores  to stock fresh vegetables and  fruits.  Though Davis himself did not  reply to the Concerned Citizens  night letter, B. C. Ferries Assistant Traffic Manager Bill Bouchard called the group on Friday to  inform them that they would be  in touch with Gibsons Village  Clerk Jack Copland this week to  arrange a meeting with the  various local governments. Concerned   Citizens   representative  Don Pearsell told Bouchard that  the group would contact their  local governments in regard to  make their objections known  through this meeting.  The Gibsons Harbour Merchants Association have also voiced  their opposition to the new schedule and have promised the  SCCC their support. A spokesman for the group said last  Saturday that they intend to  write a supportive letter to the  minister in the nearfuture.  Anyone interested in joining  the Concerned Citizens effort is  invited to contact the group by  calling Sue Rhodes at 886-7384  or Don Pearsell at 886-7687.  Board upholds in-camera  A regular monthly meeting of  the local school trustees voted  in favour of maintaining a ban on  allowing the press to sit in on  their in-camera sessions. Administrator Roy Mills later told the  Coast News that the board felt  there was too much of a temptation for the press to use the background information gathered at  these sessionsinconjunction with  other stories.  The meeting held at the board  office last Thursday also agreed  to drop a program to initiate a  "communications advisory committee" between the board,  students, teachers and parents.  The official reason given for the  program being struck from the  diary of board project's was that  all of the groups-had failed-to  answer the board's communications.  Another point of controversy  at last week's meeting was the  decision by Gibsons council in  regard to not proceeding with a  proposed joint project with the  school board on the incorporation  of Gibsons Municipal Library with  that at Elphinstone Secondary.  The board was advised that Gib  sons   felt   the   situation   would  create too many problems.  The board also agreed to meet  with the Sechelt Teascher's Association on December 18th to discuss the appointment of a new-  Supervisor of Instruction and  noted that the STA had refused  to sign a form tothe Anti-Inflation  Board that would allow the school  board to reclaim the teacher's  rolled back 1976 pay-increase in  six monthly installments from  January to June. Mills added  that the teachers are in agree  ment with the proposal but had  already stated a position on signing correspondence to the AIB.  The reclaimed wages will be  stored in a trust fund to be held  until after the Teachers Association appeal the roll-back.  Sechelt Indian Band manager  Clarence Joe attended the meeting to inform the board of how to  pronounce the name of the new  Chatelech Junior High. According to Joe, the proper spelling  would be Shataliegh, if pronounced phonetically.  Dry Christmas??  The Gibsons detachment of. the R.C.M.P..have issued a  warning to all local residents advising them that as of Friday,  December 10th, flying road blocks will be set up each evening  until after the New Year holiday.  Sgt. Ron Nicholas of Gibsons told the Coast News that they  will be checking the "high traffic areas" on a regular basis.  Nicholas added that the time to start watching your alcohol intake is after the second glass of beer.  Remember .08 is the limit and every glass of draft is worth  about .02 while every bottle of beer will cost you about .03.  Hard liquor adds up at about .02 per ounce. The liquor will  burn off at the rate of about .015 per hour.  "Mr. Scrooge" a musical drama opens Wednesday December 15th at Elphinstone Gym,  under the able direction of Ken Dalgleish. Seen here in final preparation are Ian Corrance, in kilt, Rob Ashby as Mr. Cratchitt, little Heather Hogan as Tiny Tim and Geoff  Madoc-Jones as the miserly Mr. Scrooge. Don't miss this one! Coast News, December 14, 1976  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  Phone 886-2622  Published at Gibsons, B.C., every Tuesday  bv Sunshine Coast News.  Editor/ Publisher - Doug Sewell  Advertising Manager- Peter Reid  Production Manager - Kathy Love  Typesetti ng - Li ndy Moseley  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 886-2622or 886-7817   p. O. Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  What communication?  At the regular meeting of the Board of  School Trustees last week it was announced that a proposed plan to create a  special group to be known as the Communications Advisory Committee had  been scrapped from the board's diary  of future projects.  The committee, which had originally  been envisioned as a means of interaction  between the board, students, teachers  and parents was stopped due to the fact  that despite an invitation on the part of  the board, and subsequent letters, the  other groups had failed to communicate  to the board their intention in this matter.  This situation leads one to ask whether  this means that the other participants  felt that the quality of current communication was so high that it could not be  improved upon or whether the quality  of communication was just so poor that  the board was unable to communicate  their intentions.  The school board has made an attempt  to set up a structure that would allow  many of the current problems to be discussed by all concerned at regular intervals.  It is unfortunate that they seem to be  shouting into the wilderness.  Humbug to Ferries  The top management of the B. C.  Ferries organization have awarded the  residents of the Sunshine Coast a very  special kind of Christmas present, an  eternity of bad tomatoes, sour milk,  stale bread and an even longer unemployment list.  Perhaps the nicest thing you can say  about this bureaucratic monster is that  they are consistent. Since Jack Davis has  taken hold of the reins of power the service and the cost has gotten consistently  worse. Now, as a Christmas bonus, we  have lost both the 5:30 a.m. and the 7:40  a.m. sailings from Langdale as well as  the 6:30 a.m. sailing from Horseshoe  Bay. At a time when the order of the day  should be more sailings, we get less.  Soon it will be only cm alternate Sundays  at 3:00 a.m.  The lack of early morning runs from  Horseshoe Bay to the coast and back can  only mean that the 70 odd commuters  who make the daily jaunt will soon be  unable to hold their jobs. It will also  mean that those fruit and vegetable  supplies which are loaded into a truck on  say, a Tuesday afternoon to be taken out  the next morning, will now not leave  Horseshoe Bay until almost 8:00 o'clock  the next day. Add one hour on the ferry,  half an hour to the nearest store and it  will be too iate for the produce to make it  on to the shelves before the stores open  their doors each day. These stores are  now able to receive their supplies by  8:00 which gives them time to stock the  counters before the morning rush. For  stores further up the line, especially in  Powell River, it will mean produce is  almost forty-eight hours old when the  stores finally open thefollowing day.  We would like to suggest that all those  rotten tomatoes get put to good use the  next time you're in Victoria, but considering that it is almost Christmas, we will  try to resist the temptation.  New library?  The decision announced earlier this  week by Gibsons Council to the effect  that they will not go in with the school  board on the idea of a joint school-public  library in the Elphinstone addition should  be immediately re-examined.  In a discussion with the Coast News  last Friday, Mayor Larry Labonte stated  that the group who run the library as  well as the groups who most frequently  use the library, was better located in the  lower part of the village. With current  village finances what they are, this means  in effect the library will almost permanently stay as is.  The purpose of a community library is  to provide a source for educational and  entertainment material. By that standard, what better site than in the local  school.  Now when our taxes are again raised  to allow the school board to build their  library and then again in two or three  years when they are raised again to allow  the village to build their library, will it  still seem like a bad deal?  We feel the idea has a great deal of  merit. Let's not toss away an opportunity  to save ourselves some money and get  a better library, fully staffed in the bargain.  . .from the files of Coast News  5 YEARS AGO  Tweenie enrollment is on the increase  in the Gibsons Brownie Pack.  10 acres of highway access property  sold for $15,000. or $1,500. per acre.  A Central Mortgage and Housing loan  for the amount of $54,500. to be returned  over a 50 year period was granted the  Sunshine Coast Senior Citizens society  for the construction of 14 new housing  units.  10 YEARS AGO  West Sechelt's vote for amalgamation  with Sechelt Village was defeated 91  to 51.  In municipal elections in Sechelt, Adele  deLange topped the aldermanic poll with  125 votes. Ken Goddard topped the polls  in Gibsons with 212 votes, winning him  a term as alderman.  15 YEARS AGO  Mrs. Christina Broughton died, almost  one month exactly before her 103rd  birthday.  Gibsons Dutch Boy Restaurant advertised a $1.00 turkey dinner as a one  day special.  20 YEARS AGO  Heavy rain creates problems for highway officials all the way from Port Mellon  to Jervis Inlet.  A concrete bridge will be built across.  Mission Creek replacing the now washed  away temporary structure.  Ten business firms and residents on  Sechelt's waterfront road ask council for  improvements to the area.  25 YEARS AGO  Sechelt Motor Transport will start a  through bus service to Vancouver via  the ferry. There willbe 4 trips daily.  The School Board was advised that  unless water can be provided the Pender  Harbour school will be closed.  Millwood was being sold at $8.00 per  load.  30 YEARS AGO  Bank of Montreal opened a sub agency  in Gibsons.  This is the first bank to be established  on the peninsula. The building in which  it was housed was converted from an  old garage. The office was open 2 days  a week with staff coming from the Pender  Street branch in Vancouver.  Boom business is booming with the  introduction of the bundled boom -  bundles of logs held together with wire  and then enclosed within chained boomed  logs. The logs used to be hauled to  market on a flat raft.  L. R. Peterson  Sechelt. This building was the Whitaker family home during  much of the first quarter of this century. When the second  Sechelt Hotel burned in 1936, the Union Steamships Company  converted the erstwhile home into a lodge. Known in its later  years simply as "Mrs. Duncan's", the place was destroyed by  fir in 1963. With its disappearance, little remained of what  Herbert Whitaker had built as a nucleus of Sechelt village.  Photo, taken by Herbert Winn about 1950, courtesy of Elphinstone Pioneer Museum.  The driftwood story  The   Driftwood   Players   were  born in the staffroom in the old  Elphinstone   in   the   month    of  September. 1969.   Eileen Glassford had discovered that two new  teachers, one John Burnside and  one George Mathews, had both  some theatrical experience  and  some interest in doing amateur  theatre.    Most recently to that  point, Mathews had spent three  years at  Simon  Fraser working  as   Stage  Manager for  a   very  proficient director whose name  escapes me at the moment. ,  My own theatrical background  went back to a winter's evening  in the playground of Mauchline  Junior Elementary School where  in the company of a dozen other  snot-nosed, skinned-kneed Scottish schoolboys in short trousers  I was kicking a tennis ball in  frenzied competition around the  tarmack playground. One of the  doors ofthe school opened during  a break in the action while I  was playing goalkeeper - we took  turns doing that because the goalkeeper got cold - and two of my  friends from school stood there in  their clean and tidy clothes.  "Hello, whit are ye daein?" I  asked.  "We are at the drama club,"  they said.  "Whit's a drama club?"  "Te dae plays and things like  that," they told me.  "Isitftm?"  "Oh aye. it's loats o' fun."  I   was   getting   cold   playing  soccer and it was getting too dark  to see the ball anyway so the next  question was a natural:  "Can I come, then?"  "We'll have to ask Miss Underwood, Come oan in, Burnie, and  we'll ask her."  She did not look with much  enthusiasm at the skinny, dirty >  little schoolboy who stood before  her who could speak in nothing  but the broadest of Lowland  Scots accents but she did invite  me to come back the next week  which I duly did, cleaned and  tidied, and got the comic part of  Peter Bow the Bosun, "lean,  lanky and miserable". It was not  to be the last time that I was to be  accused of being type-cast.  After that there  came other  parts in little plays in the village  then I  moved to Montreal and  joined a group called the Scottish  Players   which   was  remarkable  only for the concentration of eccentric Scotsmen that it pulled  together.   Well perhaps "pulling  together" is a bit too strong since  the   group,   though   strong   on  parties and discussions of definite  intensity,  never did do a play, i  The lady who organized it and  who   had   acted   with   Duncan  Macrae   in   Glasgow,   a   lovely  petite, dark-haired Highland lady '  called Mae Skeoch, took a liking  to me and gave me free diction  lessons  to clear  up  speech  so  garbled as to be virtually unintelligible.  Briefly I was a professional  actor apprentice at the Mountain  Playhouse in Montreal under  Norma Springford, but the pro  fessional actors I worked with -  including Jack Creley - didn't  seem to me to be very happy  folk and I didn 't want to be one.  I did a few things in university  then went up to the Yukon and  did no theatre for about eight  years. In Fernie in 1968 1 was  talked into doing the part of Billy  Liar's father in the play of that  name and to our amazement we  found ourselves at the B. C.  Finals among the best plays done  that year. Then I moved to Gib-  sons having learned about things  like drama festivals and the delight of community theatre competition.  The first worthwhile play the  Driftwood Players did here was  "The Lover" by Harold Pinter  which George Mathews directed  and which Coleen Elson and I  acted in. We won the Vancouver  Island Drama Festival with  George getting the Best Production award and Coleen being  named the Best Actress. I was  one of the runner-ups for Best  Actor to the young fellow who  had made his lifetime debut with  me in Fernie the year before.  The swine, I taught him everything he knew.  The next good one was the  three-act farce, "See How They  Run" which in addition to another  magnificent performance from  Coleen Elson, saw the local debut  of fine local actors Nest Lewis,  Allan Crane, Waldo Dahl, Pat  Baker, and others. This was in  the fall of 1970 and marked the  first time that I had ever directed  a three-act play. Surely I can't  leave "See How They Run"  without mention of the comic  masterpiece turned in by George  Cooper, then principal of Gibsons  Elmentary School, as the bedevilled Bishop of Lax. No one  who ever saw the performance  will ever forget, nor indeed the  performance of Lynne Green as  Ida, the amorous maid.  In the spring of 1971 the play  was "What Shall We Tell Caroline?" and was directed by myself, also acting with Allan Crane  and Coleen Elson. This play also  marked the debut with the  very effective performance of  Mary Livingstone as the wordless  Caroline.  The fall of the same year saw  by John Burnside  the club attempt and pull off  remarkably well the challenging  "Waltz of the Toreadors" by  Jean Anouilh, directed by Coleen  Elson. I played General St. Pe,  self-indulgent and with an eye  for pretty maids and again mut-  terings of type-casting were  heard. The play had great performances from Nest Lewis,  Pat Baker, Doug Honeybunn,  Lynne Green and George Cooper.  It also marked the stage debut  of Barbara Williams who is now  appearing professionally in  Toronto.  Barbara and Nest Lewis were  the stars of our next production -  the very difficult "Suddenly Last  Summer" by Tennessee Williams. Again we overwhelmed  the Vancouver Island Drama  Festival taking five out ofthe nine  awards. Barbara Williams was  the Best Actress in the province  that year in amateur theatre.  Other notable shows were  "The Village Wooing" by George  Bernard Shaw which we again  took to the B. C. Finals despite  the fact that our dub had been  reduced to two adults, myself  and Coleen Elson, and a gallant  crew of Elphinstone high school  students who placed third in the  province for their backstage, led  by the set design and construction  of Randy Kampman. This was  the jewel of 1973. In 1974 we did  eighteen performances to delighted audiences of our homemade pantomime "Dick Whit-  tington in the Sunshine King-  dome" which saw Ken Dalgleish  .make his first glorious musical  contribution, followed by his  more classical work in support  of "Salome" by Oscar Wilde,  last year.  A list of considerable accomplishment that. Now, after a fallow  time of eighteen months it would  seem that the old club may be  ready for a renewal with the new  energy brought to play by Ken  Dalgleish and Geoffrey Madoc-  Jones in the current offering of  a musical Scrooge. We here on  the Sunshine Coast may be  standing on the verge of some  more fine theatrical experiences  presented for the community by  people who live here. I know I 've  got the old itch again.  Commentary  Transportation  problems  Three Haikus  Ts'aiChi'h - Erza Pound  The petals fall in the fountain,  the orange-colored rose leaves,  Their orchre clings to the stone.  Marita - Leonard Cohen  Marita,  Please fine me,  I am almost 30.  Haiku for a youngwaitress ~ Earle Birney  With dusk I am caught  peering over the holly  hedge at the dogwood  These last few weeks the  federal government has once  again been busy proving that they  are totally incapable of understanding the day to day problems  and the lifestyle of the residents  of this rainy stretch of coastline.  Those people who have chosen  to live in such places as the Queen  Charlotte's, Ocean Falls and  Bella Bella have been quite  literally cut off from a decent  supply of food and other necesse-  ties. The federal government by  refusing proper negotiations with  Northland Navigation have  allowed this situation to arise and  must accept the responsibility for  the health and well being of those  residents whose lives have been  put on the line.  The time has come for a  complete re-organization of all  B.C. coast water transport service, not only in respect to the  federal government but to those  provided by the province as well.  When WAC Bennett first came  to power in 1952, it was largely as  a result of his promises to provide  decent road and rail service to the  residents of the interior of this  province. Now, 24 years later  there is a similar opportunity to  do the same for the residents of  the coast. We do not need a new  contract with Northland, nor do  we need better service from  Rivtow straits.  What is needed is a massive  federal-provincial commitment to  provide a government run ferry-  cargo service through a redesigned B.C. Ferry organization. At the same time it must be  realized that it is impratical for  either government to expect  service to be a revenue  generating venture. The vast  crown corporation that would be  created by this amalgamation  would have to be heavily subsidized by both federal and provincial funds. The advantage  however would lie in tiie  economic and social benefits that  a reliable service would  encourage. There would be more  people willing to work the basic  coastal industries which generate  much    of    our    national    and  tthe  ���������  ici^v  t^  international trade,  corporations willing to inv  remote areas, more tourist dol  potential for the entire coast1  area and a sense of security that  would allow the villages and  towns, now isolated, to plan their  futures in an orderely and sane  manner without worrying about  the possibility that tomorrow they  may be- cut-off from the rest of the  world.  In order to make this organization a reality it will be necessary  for both Victoriaand Ottawa to do  some serious re-thinking of the  structure and cost cf communication and transportation services.  It is no longer valid to expect the  residents of the coastal area  pay heavy taxes for the provin  road  system  when  they th  selves   have   no   access  to  facility.     The coast desperatley  needs a unified water transport  service  that  will allow through  inter-connecting service, regular  daily runs to every major human  settlement along the coast.  The  residents of the lower mainland  and the interior have had these  services for many years, in many  cases largely through tax monies  provided  by  the  major coastal  industries.  Not only do the residents of this  coast need more service, but it is  also imperative that the service  they do recieve is efficient, safe  and comfortable. The vessels put  on the longer runs across open  water must be caplable of withstanding the worst coastal  weather and the food service  must be kept to a decent level. As  we have learned on the local runs  and Vancouver Island service, it  is too easy to allow these most  basic services to deteriorate to the  point where the residents are  unwilling to use the service  unless absolutely necessary.  The coast can no longer be  forced to take whatever  haphazard service the provincial  and federal governments are  willing to throw it's way. If the  Liberals and Socreds want the  coastal votes they had better  clean up their act. ^  rint...Re-print...Re-prin  Re-print...Re-print. ..Re  Reprinted from the Vancouver  Sun, Tuesday, Nw. 20,1976.  Kelowna: The trade practices  branch of the consumer affairs  department has filed charges of  misleading advertising against.  Bennett's Hardware Store here.  The store, part of the chain  started here 44 years ago by ex-  premier W. A. C. Bennett, and  still controlled by the Bennett  family, is charged with placing a  newspaper ad last January 7 for  a box mattress and spring that  gave a misleading price.  Prosecuting counsel Digby Kier  said the charge stipulates that a  brand-name mattress and spring  were advertised on sale for  $138.88 and $228.88, when in fact  it was a lesser quality product  that was being sold at those  prices.  The charges are expected toittfc  heard Feb. 7. Maximum flV  on conviction is $25,000.  ������-*���--���- Coast News, December 14,1976.  Harmony Ha!! ready for Christmas  Sorry, Our fault  Editor:  Hjk.A gentle correction regarding  yfc cross-country meet covered  by your newspaper last week.  The cross-country meet was  sponsored by Gibsons Elementary School and organized by  thirty grade four and five students in that school. The student  organizers handled all the course  marking and marshalling as well  as scoring. 150 students from one  end of the peninsula to the other  participated.  Final   point   standings   were:  1st. Gibsons 626  2nd. Sechelt 355  ���  3rd. Madeira Park304  4th. Langdale 205  5th. Roberts Creek 118.  ��.Incidentally, the girl in the pic-  re is Hanna Jonas, from Gibsons who was a clear winner in  the Pee Wee girls category.  Hanna has finished in the top 10  in every Provincial meet she has  attended this year. Hanna also  trains with the Gibsons Omega  Track and Volleyball Club.  Survey  Editor:  Hey! Got a minute? Once  again some very important decisions are being made about  your money without any attempt  to ascertain your feelings. This  is particularly critical in the question regarding the use and modification of school recreation  buildings to make those buildings more functional for the use  of all the taxpayers uses and  needs.  You will receive, by mail, a  survey card from the Recreation  and Parks Commission of the  Sunshine Coast Regional District.  Please, pretty please, fill out  this card and return it to Box  800 Sechelt, or deposit in ballot  boxes in the following locations.  hey must be returned before  thristmas to be effective. We  apologize for the short notice.  It was unavoidable.  Ballot Box locations: Lloyd's  Store. Garden Bay, Harbour Supply, Madeira Park, I.G.A. Store,  Madeira Park. B & J Store, Halfmoon Bay, Post Office, Halfmoon  Bay, Western Drugs, Sechelt,  Kruse "Drugs, Sechelt, Roberts  Creek Store, Roberts Creek,  Gibsons Co-op,Gibsons, Western  Drugs, Gibsons, Gibsons Building Supply, Gibsons, Bank of  Montreal, Gibsons, and Peninsula Cleaners, Gibsons.  m<  *%        Unbelievable  Editor:  Everytime the Socreds make  another announcement about  planned legislation or world news  and I begin to think that now I've  heard everything; old Bill Vander  Zalm can always be counted upon  to prove me wrong. The guy is  unbelievable.  First he tells me that Quebec  should withdraw from Confederation in order to alleviate his  welfare problems in B. C. Then  he tells me people should have to  wait two months and pass a test  before marrying. Who would administer this test - R. W. Mac-  Donald? Is it audio-visual? What  if people prefer the test to the  thing itself? Onetoa customer?  As far as the P. Q. is concerned, we should send a reassuring  telegram. If they agree to stay  in Confederation, we'll arrange it  for Vander Zalm to separate  instead.  I didn't think the Socreds went  in much for comic relief, but for  the life of me I can't see why else  they would keep him around.  Maybe this exam idea of his is  not all bad though. With a few  changes we could make it into a  literacy test instead. Obviously  there are a number of voters in  his riding who weren't too well  alified to choose.  m  P.Michaels  Granthams  WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Have You  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons 886-2812  Thank you  Editor:  A belated but very sincere  thank you to our many friends and  neighbours for all the help and  kindness shown to our family, not  only at the time of the fire, but  also during the difficult months  since.  As we're sure everyone will  understand the impossibilities  of personally inviting everyone  to our home, we are taking this  opportunity to extend a sincere  invitation to our Open House, on  Boxing Day, December 26th,  1976, from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00  p.m.  We hope everyone will drop by  and help us celebrate the joy of  being "home"again.  Yvonne and Sonya  Walter, Barbara  Valancius  by Jim Holt  It was a wonderful night in the  hall last Monday, to see such a  fine turnout for our final General  Meeting for 1976. A number of  our guests became members  which I was pleased to see, as  our membership is steadily growing, pretty soon we will have to  order more chairs, but don't let  that worry you as there are a few  vacant seats left and we would  like to see them filled.  As you know, our Carpet  Bowling "Tete a tete" is coming  up December 16th, this is for all  our carpet bowling members and  the ladies are arranging something special fortius occasion.  I would like to thank all those  who participated in the Christmas  decorating in the hall, also to the  Square Dance group who left  their decorations up and they are  truly appreciated. Iwant to thank  the Square Dance folks for the  wonderful condition they left the  hall in, it was quite pleasing to  see so many people, young and  old, dancing together and having  such a good time. Kay and I with  Eva and Dick Oliver went over to  watch the dancers, we were only  going to stay 10 minutes but we  enjoyed it so much the time just  flew by and IVj hours had gone  by before we realized it. So keep  up the good work Square Dancers, you are such a wonderful  bunch of people and we welcome  you back anytime.  The light to our parking area  has been installed and it really  makes a difference, so thank you  B. C. Hydro and your crew, for  putting it up. Now if we can just  get Fred Holland and his Merry  Men to install the signs at each  end of Harmony Lane it will truly  make it a Merry Christmas. How  about it Fred, is it possible to  get the signs up? I guess you are  all  busy doing your Christmas  shopping, but don't go overboard  as it is a long time between pension cheques, don't leave yourselves short. I know you want to  try and please everybody but  don't let your enthusiasm get  the better of you.  Our New Years Eve party is  shaping up very nicely, all the  ladies are getting involved  making decorations and the  makings of a real "wing ding"  party. Smorgosbord Supper will  be served at 8:00 p.m., followed  by games and dancing until the  "wee sma hours" the price of  admission is only $1.00 per  person, B.Y.O.B. and ice and  mixes will be supplied free.  Bring along a good appetite as  the ladies are working very hard  to put on a real good meal and I  am sure you will enjoy it.  Mel Eckstein is running low on  'Nabob' coupons and would appreciate   getting  any  that   you  have. She is a real hard worker  so bring her what Nabob coupons  you have so thai she can get  something else for our hall, she  will appreciate it and we will  all benefit from it. For those who  cannot attend the meetings, Mel  Eckstein would be pleased if you  mailed your coupons to her at  P.O. Box 63, Gibsons, Von IVO.  To all our members who will  be travelling to visit with friends,  please drive carefully, watch out  for the other fellow. May the  good Lord watch over you and  bring you home again safe and  sound so that we can have a very  progressive and fruitful 1977.  In conclusion, may I extend  to all the citizens of our community, on behalf of the Executive  members, my wife and myself,  a Very Merry Christmas and a  Bright, Happy and Peaceful New  Year.  SUNSHINE COAST NAVY LEAGUE  $100.00 BILL DRAW  Wiii take place Saturday, December 18th  at 2:00 p.m.  In the New Sunnycrest Plaza  Mr. Richard Macedoof Richards  Mens Wear will make the draw.  DRUMMOND INSURANCE  AUTOPLAN AND MOBILE HOMES  RESIDENTIAL HOMES ��� BOATS ���  COMMERCIAL PROPERTY ��� LIFE ���  CONTRACTORS LIABILITY ��� BONDS ���  Worldwide Travel Insurance  Coverage now increased to $7,500.  GIBSONS DENTAL BLOCK  Box 274, Gibsons 886-7751  ViJti  One Match  Fire Logs  Tr jr   each  Dec. 2 to 18,1976  K-3 Particle Board  4' x 8" sheets.  w    3.29   w    3.89  4.59  *-   5.49  ��/u  Z) HERE'S A [m-  A REALSTEAL  50% OFF  FAMOUS COUNTRY RUSTIC  Z-BRICK  DECORATIVE FACEBRICK  ii  7V4" Commercial Saw ��� No. 7340  With ball and roller bearing shaft. Burnout protected motor  5200 RPM, 115 Volts. 33  CTN.  Suggested retail price $8.49  Hobby Kit        230 k  Includes soldering iron, hot iron  rest, aid tool, rosin core solder,  tips and instructions.  Building Supplies  4'x8' Sanded Fir  Factory Plywood  l/4 ��  %"  6*  7"  %"  3/4"  11"  12"  MASTERCHARGE  next to sunnycrest centre  886-2642 - 886-7833  CHARGEX Coast News, December 14,1976.  Elves Club  For the fifth consecutive year,  the Elves feel they will be succes-  ful once again to help the needy  at Christmas time. The donations  for the Christmas Hampers are  steadily coming in.   To date the  Elves have given a list of 89 recipients names to fill hampers for.  The hampers will be made up  at   the   Gibsons   United   Church  Hall December 17th and they will  be    delivered   December    18th.  (Anyone wishing to help, COME  ON DOWN.)   Donations are still  being accepted at the following  places:     W.   W.  Upholstery  &  Boat Top,  1779 Wyngaert, Gibsons,   behind   Devries.      Or  at  Benners Furniture Store, Sechelt.  A spokesman for the Elves said  the  nicest  happenings occur at  their club, and that makes everything worthwhile. Take the three  grateful young people, all members of one family, who on their  own put on a drive - raising S228.  to repay the Elves for helping a  member of their family who was  down and out.   At the time, the  Elves hamper was all they had.  We   find   people   are   grateful.  Many say to us:   "Now that 1 am  working, I wish to donate because  we were helped by the Elves in  the past."    Then there is that  remarkable group that  donates  a $500.00 cheque to us each year;  the   bakery   that   donates    100  loaves of bread���it just goes on  and on. The lady who worked all  year getting  70 gifts  ready for  the hampers.     This same  lady  and her mother requested a list  of all the elderly recipients and  are now furiously knitting slippers for them, trying to beat the  December  17th  deadline.    The  nice and helpful occurrances at  the club  are just too  many to  enumerate.     Everyone involved  does so well in theirown way, and  it is very much appreciated by the  Elves.  To contact the Elves Club,  write P. O. Box 1107, Gibsons,  B. C. or call 886-9352 or 885-2978.  400 Club  The lucky winner of the Lions  400 Club  draw  this  week  was  ; Jack Mangles, of 935 King  George Way, West Vancouver.  The ticket was drawn by Dorothy  Skinner.   The January 7th draw  -is for $1000. and rickets are all  sold. Good luck!  "Scrooge"  Wednesday, December 15th  . will see the culmination of many  ! hours work and dedication when  Elphinstone Secondary School in  conjunction with the Driftwood  Players and interested community members perform "Mr.  Scrooge", a musical drama version of Dicken's classic 'A Christmas Carol'.  Never  before  has the  feisty  Mr. Scrooge been so revealingly  portrayed.  You feel his desperation when he must stand helplessly by as we meet Isabel, the only  love in his life besides money,  or watch the dubious Mr. Sharbey  and his mates diwy up Scrooges'  worldly goods while the corpse  lies   barely   cool   in   his   coffin.  Imagine what he feels as  Mrs.  Cratchitt finally reveals (in song)  with the fury of a cockney housewife exactly what she thinks of  her Bob's guv'vor and mentor.  What powers can bring this slave-  driving curmudgeon to his knees  and cause him to weep pheously?  What powers indeed?  You must  see it to believe it!  In   the   tradition  of pageants  everywhere and in keeping with  the Christmas spirit these members   of   our   community    have  banded together to present an  event  uniquely our own.     Perhaps a friend or neighbour wanting to share the good times with  you is in the cast, who include  (in   no   particular   order),   our  "Mr. Music", Adrian Stott, Joan  Robb,   Terry   Karkabe,   Marian  MacFarlane, Robb Ashby, Mavis  Christmas, Viktor Kalve, Shirley  Spence, Alexis Davidson,  Kelly  Henry,   Gordon   Mulcaster,   Ian  Corrance, Margaret Jones, Geoff  Madoc-Jones,  Rosina  Hastings,  Laura   Lee  Hawkea,   Greg   and  Lauri  Jovic,  George  Matthews,  Donard MacKenzie, Adri Meda,  Fred   Verhulst,    Nadine   Smet-  hurst, Cathy Ayles, someone I've  7p'robably    forgotten,    and    me,  Bruce Wilson.  , -". Behind the scenes, our director  Ken Dalgleish, prompter Nancy  Lagona, sets and lighting man  BjII Gledhill, and last but certainly not least, with over thirty cos-  fumes to design and prepare,  Ronnie, Christine and Penny.  ". ��� Join us, won't you?  & Loan  The annual meeting ofthe Sunshine Coast Scholarship, Bursary  and Loan Society will be held in  the library of the Chatelech Jr.  Secondary School in Sechelt on  Tuesday, December 14th at 7:30  p.m. It is hoped that there will  be a good turnout of members  and others who are interested in  assisting local students who are  continuing their post-secondary  education.  Last year the Society received  $2390.00 in donations from individuals and organizations and  paid out $2200.00 in bursaries  and loans. The Society also is  the custodian of theaccount of the  Registered Nurses' Association  of B. C. who provide an annual  bursary for a student entering  training in some fidd related to  nursing.  $1000  winner  Mrs. Lorraine Goddard won  $1,000.00 in the Elphinstone Grad  draw on Friday, December 10th.  Sgt. Nicholas ofthe RCMP drew  the winning ticket. Congratulations Mrs. Goddard! The grads  organized this drawto raise funds  for a spring-time cruise.  Editors Quote Book  It is not so much the  being exempt from faults,  as having overcome them,  that is an advantage to us.  Alexander Pope  More Pewter Pendants and  Brooches handcrafted In Sweden,  just right for casual wear. Miss  Bee's, Sechelt.  Speed read  Want to be able to read faster  and comprehend more? If ten  or more people are interested,  Ed Nicholson will teach a speed  reading class for the Continuing  Education program in the spring.  The class will begin the second  week in January, and will be held  for ten weeks. Each class will  be two hours long and there will  be homework that must be done  to be successful in the course.  The fee will be twenty dollars,  a real bargain if you are familiar  with the costs of advertised speed  reading courses. If you are interested, call Karin Hoemberg,  the co-ordinator of the Continuing  Education programat 886-2225.  Gibsons Hospital  Auxiliary  Twenty-seven members of the  Gibsons Hospital Auxiliary met  for a festive luncheon at the  Cedar's Inn. The banquet room  was seasonally decorated, and  Jean Longley, Ida Leslie and  writer had an extra hour's pleasure adding our Christmas  touch to the tables. Annie Metcalfe won the door prize, a lovely  poinsetta. We had the magic  number under a bread and butter  plate, but the plates were removed before we got around to  looking under them. All was not  lost, however, as the lady who  had put the number on the winning plate remembered which  place setting it had been, and  amid much laughter, Annie turned over her plate to discover  the winning number.  We did manage to eventually  get down to business and heard  reports from the bridge committee, thrift shop, quilting, extended care, gift shop, therapy and  the Sunshine Convenor. Our  ladies worked 62 hours in various  departments in the hospital, and  several more of course, in the  thrift shop. The thrift shop ladies  spend many hours sorting, which  they never record. We were happy to hear from Vi Harris, our  treasurer, that because we are a  non-profit community service,  there will be no service charge  against our account.  Our junior auxilians, the candy-  stripers, are doing a wonderful  job working the gift shop cart  Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. We have some young  people of whom to be very proud.  We ask that you keep in mind  your opportunity to send your  Christmas wishes by giving a  donation to the hospital through  the Bank of Montreal or the  Royal7 Bank. Your wishes will be  published in the local papers.  Thank you for your support of  our own hospital. May your  Christmas be one of blessing,  and your New Year be filled with  realized hope.  Christmas  Poinsettias  from  $  1.99  per pot  --many other potted  flowers tochoosef rom.  SUE'S  GREEN GROCERY  Wharf Road, Sechelt.  Sunshine Coast  Regional District  SYNOPSIS OF BY-LAW NO. 99.9  A BY-LAW TO AMEND Sunshine Coast Regional  District Development Area Designation By-law No.  99,1975.  THE BOARD OF THE Sunshine Coast Regional  District in open meeting assembled, enacts as  follows:  1. This by-law may be cited as "Sunshine Coast  Regional District Development Area Designation  Amending By-law No. 99.9,1976".  2. Schedule "B" of the Sunshine Coast Regional  District Land Use Regulation By-law No. 96, 1974  is amended by adding development area number  15 as described in Appendix 1 which is attached to  the forms part of this by-law.  THIS BY-LAW IS intended to designate D. L. 1028  Plan 15078, Lots 1 - 8; Plan 15079, Lots 25 - 28 as  a development area.  TAKE NOTICE THAT the above is a synopsis of  By-law No. 99.9 that may be inspected at the Administration Offices of the Sunshine Coast Regional  District, Wharf Street, Sechelt, B. C. between the  hours of 8:30a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday to Wednesday inclusive, and 8:30a.m. to 5:45 p.m., Thursday and Friday, and that the synopsis is not intended  to be and is not to be deemed to be an interpretation  of the by-law.  DATED AT Sechelt ,B. C. this 26th day of Novem-  ber' 197a Mrs. A. G. Pressley  Secretary-Treasurer  This littel story is offered with  humble apologies to Messrs.  Shelley, Wordsworth, Shakespeare, et. al.; to Mama (who  dared me); to Gertie....and, most  of all, to Alan Hurst, Principal  of Revelstoke High School for  a few golden years in the Thirties,  for which we will call this one:  "Thank you, Mr. Chips".  Well sir, t'uther day I takes a  littel story up to the Editor, but  I don't linger, becus he is startin'  to twitch. All Editors twitch, jest  before the Day of the Deadline,  an it is shur heart-breakin' to  watch a growd man actin' like  he has et a handful of Mexican  Jumpin' Beans.  Next I goes into the Composin'  Room, where the girls render  order out of chaos with a glue  pot. Mama is sorta bendin' over,  gluein' bits an pieces together.  Marna has new slacks. They is  pure white. They fit. Beautifully.  Snugly.  Over the door is a sign wich  ses: "This is where we Put the  Paper to Bed - We Hope You've  Done Your Part!"  There's a helluva clatter (well,  actualy, it's sorta gentle littel  tinkly sound) an Marna ses wot's  that noise? an I ses it's my hormone wich I ain't used fer years  an it cum outta hiding wen I  spotted that sine.  Well, sir, wotwith one thing an  anuther an a bit of sparkling  repartee (Pierre the Magnificent  will be pleased to know this here  paper is bilingual!) Marna an me  reach an accord.  Mama ses the sign above the  door shudn't be taken too literally  an she is willin' to forgive an  forget if I will put my hormone  back where it cum frum - an turn  out acoloumnon:  Mama's Bottom.  So here it is:  Gertie wus magnificent.    Her  Algebra was immaculate; her  Math wus infallible....an her  French wus faultless.  These things I know - becus  Gertie sat in frunt of me, tenth  row back, in a littel High School  a millyun yeres ago - an saved me  the trouble of doin' homework so  many times I lost count.  Gertie's Geometry wus also  superb, wich wus sumthin' I  reelized sorta sudden in mid-  September, wile the sun wus  hollerin' fer kids to go swimmin'  an a sleepy fly wus buzzin' arount  my ink-well.  Gertie riz up fer to answer a  question an I graduated, sorta  sudden  like,  inter adolescence.  This is the time wen seventeen  years, under certain stimuli,  cums to a SUDDEN BOIL!  Like I wus sayin', Gertie's  Geometry wus exquisite...an it  didn't require Appolonius'  Theorem to find the exact spot  fer a gentle pinch.  Gertie  jumped.      About   ten  inches, as 1 recall. Shortly after,  the Principal and me had a sorta  discussin. In his office. In  private.  "How", he ses, "doyou relate  this unfortunate occurrence to  what we have tried to teach?''  Well, sir, I thunk her over real  quick. The Principal wus real  gud fer Liteature, so I ses it wus  all becus of that feller Shelley --  or mebbe it wus Wordsworth. 1  never did get them untangled.  "Quote it!" he ses.  Sol ses:  "A thing of beauty is a joy forever; It's loveliness increases; it  well never Pass into nothingness,  but will always keep A bower -  quiet for us; A place of sweet  dreams And quiet nothingness".  "Quite so", he ses..."an before I give you six of the best on  each hand, here's another to  remember".  "Backward, backward, O Time  in your flight-Make me a boy  again...just for tonight."  E PUMfcy  V  COZY CORNER CAMERAS I  CHRISTMAS SPECIAL!!  CAMERA  AND  DARKRM.  SUPPLIES  886-7822  JL-   Trip 35 $64.95  "    Free Halina 126outfit with$50.00  purchase, while they last.  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Dec. 22: 9am to9pm  Thur Dec. 23: 9am to6pm  FRI. Dec. 24: 9 am to6pm  Closed Christmas Day  and Boxing Day  Mon. Dec. 27: 9am to 6pm  Tues. Dec. 28: 9 am to6pm  Wed. Dec. 29: 9am to 6pm  Thur. Dec. 30: 9am to9pm  Fri. Dec. 31:9 am to 6 pm  Sunnycrest Plaza  GIBSONS  Phone 886-7213  ���on Coast News, December 14,1976.  9  Capt. Bligh discovered  Philodendron plant  Once again children in Kindergarten and grades 1, 3 and  5 will be actively involved in a community dental health program. This involves your child's participation in a specially  designed education lesson which will help your child prevent  dental diseases such as cavities and gum disease. Also, at  this time, they will be involved in two "Brush-Ins" with  special flouride paste and rinse. No increase in the child's  internal level of fluoride will result from this special brush-in  program. This special paste and rinse has resulted in 25 to  30% reduction in dental decay.  Permission forms are sent to parents to be filled in and returned to the school. Some of the schools involved in the new-  year program are Davis Bay, Roberts Creek and West  Sechelt. The program involves dental assistants giving  graphic lessons on the art of cleaning ones teeth, with a  horse size set of choppers and about the same size toothbrush. They also show a cartoon about a dragon who has no  friends because people misunderstand his intentions. Then  one day a townsfolk comes with toothbrush and paste and  instructs the sad dragon on how it is done. The dragon  practices diligently at his new found art, and with fang a-  gleaming, becomes a hero tothe surrounding countryside.  The children are given a toothbrush and paste, and upon  observing a kindergarten class after these instructions, one  realizes that every day functionscan not only be done properly, but thay can also be fun to do. Remember: Brush down  from the top and brush up from the bottom, and wear a  happy smile!  m      Music  W7  9     Festival  A meeting of the executive  committee of the Sunshine Coast  Music and Drama Festival was  held on December 6th at the  home of Mrs. Mary Brooks.  Mr. Warren McKibbin was the  guest speaker, and he outlined  to the group the pros and cons  of the' association becoming a  registered society.  All contestants are reminded  that the closing date for entries  is January 15. 1977. Entries  should be mailed to Mrs. Aletta  Gilker. Roberts Creek. V0N2W0.  Syllabis and entry forms are  available from the music teachers. The festival opens on March  3rd, with the band competitions.  The balance of the festival runs  March 7th through March 11th,  with the final concert on March  12th.  TED HUME  SERVICES  AUTHORIZED  fssa  New  library  hours  Commencing in January the  Gibsons library will be open an  additional time on Wednesdays,  2:00 to 4:00p.m.  The new hours will be: Tuesday, 2 - 4. Wednesday. 2 - 4,  Thursday, 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m.,  Saturday. 2-4.  Seasons greetings from your  volunteer staff.  Art display  Inspirational inks with spiritual  meanings by Gayle German are  on display at the Gibsons Public  Library.  Gayle Cierman graduated from  the Vancouver School of Art in  1963, studied for a year at the  Manchester College of Art and  Design in England and taught  Eskimo batik with the Co-op of  New Quebecin 1969. She worked  in batik as paintings and clothing,  giving instruction at night classes.  During December there will  be a display of framed batiks at  the library.  Entertainers  Not too long ago, the only form  of entertainment was local talent.  Lately, what with TV. movies  and more money tospend, people  have lost track of what's going  on with entertainers in their  midst. Children especially need  to be encouraged in this way and  also, why pay big money for  "Name" groups when there are  excellent ones in the area. Our  search is for anyone or group  that wish to perform. The Twilight Theatre has generously  db-ttatfid~trjefr spa~(S''fbrr"Su'nday''  afternoon talent shows and a club  room has been donated for Saturday afternoon entertainment.  This gives people of all ages a  chance. Even if you've never  participated in a public performance before, this is the time to  let us know. Auditions will be  held early in the New Year.  Phone 886-7370for information.  by Paula Ashby  Plants are playing a very important part in indoor decoration  these days, they create a pleasing  effect with their environment  wherever they appear. They are  pleasing to the eye, they give us  oxygen in return for the carbon  dioxide we exhale, and give the  air moisture to humidify an otherwise dry atmosphere. Even with  all these assets, most plant  growers accumulate large quantities of plants simply because they  satisfy deep human needs. There  was an appraisal of these needs  written up in the Bulletin of  Atomic Scientists: "Unique as  we may think we are, it seems  likely that we are genetically  programmed to a natural habitat  of clean air and a varied green  landscape...For centuries in the  temperate zones we have tried to  imitate in our houses not only  the climate, but the setting of our  evolutionary past: warm humid  air, green plants and even animal  companions." The same thought  was expressed even more suc-  cintly by Ross Parmeter in his  book 'The Plant in my Window':  "Whether he knows it or not, a  man needs to be close to growing  things."  The plant in his window that  Ross Parmeter was referring to  was in fact a heart leafed philodendron. This modest vine was  responsible for the plant boom  both in Victorian times and today,  and is the most widely grown  houseplant to be found in America. The heart leafed philodendron (known to botanists as Phili-  dendron oxycardium) was first  brought from the West Indies to  England in 1793 by Captain  William Bligh (of Mutiny on the  Bounty) and was forgotten for  almost two hundred years.  Though it initiated the plant boom  of the early 19th century which  turned many a respectable  Victorian drawing room into a  rniniature jungle, this now popu-;7  -lar��� plant���took���a���defmite~baete4*' ~  seat. It's popularity did not begin  again until the mid 1930's when  John Masek, a nurseryman in  Orlando, Florida, rediscovered it.  He made careful note of the  plant's many redeeming characteristics, namely that it grows  virtually care free and pest free,  and is economically propagated in  great quantity.   All three assets.  particularly the latter, were important selling points during the  depression years. Masek promptly began dividing up his supply  of philodendronsand selling them  not only to florists across the  country, but to five and dime  stores as well. Low prices and  ready availability created quite a  demand for these plants. As the  demand increased, so did the  need for variety. Nurserymen  across the country began crossbreeding and dividing the philodendron until now when there are  hundreds of species for a buyer  to choose from, of every size  and shape, leaf colour and texture.  Again, today as in the Victorian  era, this plants begins many an  avid growers collection but soon  takes a back seat to the more  exotic looking palms and ferns  now flooding the market. Commercial greenhouses are constantly 'inventing' new plants by  cross breeding and are importing  many up until now unheard of  varieties from tropical or semi-  tropical areas such as South  America, Africa, Asia and Australia.  Sound Construction  N     V  Carpen ter-Contractor  \     -v  Interior Fimshinq  \       V  House. Framing  Concrete Form Work  \      V  Gary Wallinder    886-2316  Box 920  Gibsons  One of the world's most brilliant capitals and cultural centres  at the turn of the century, St.  Petersburg (now Leningrad) is  the subject of a dramatized documentary on Sunday at 5:05 p.m.  The program was prepared by  Peter Haworth who makes intriguing use of sound and music  to portray the spectacular political, social and artistic events in  Russia just before the Revolution.  His title. "The Bronze Horseman"  is taken from Pushkin's well-  known poem of that name, inspired by thecity's famous equestrian statue, a masterpiece by  Falconet, of Peter the Great, who  in 1703 ordered St. Petersburg  built as "a window looking on  Europe". In the years 1904-05  when the seeds of upheaval were  ripening under its brittle surface,  the city was a facinating, colourful, sophisticated centre of the  arts, which attracted artists and  bon vivants from all over the  world. Driving down its main  throughfare, Nevsky Prospekt  was a memorable experience;  its great stone buildings, clean,  classical lines and uncrowded  stance made westerners feel at  home. The Winter Palace, the  Hermitage Museum, the Admiralty Building with its high spires,  the Fortress of St. Peter and St.  Paul boldly rising above the sinister secrets of the military prison  below the huge dome of St.  Isaac's Cathedral.  The diaries of war correspondent, Maurice Baring; the reminiscences of an American couple on  their honeymoon and the memories of composer Igor Stravinsky  have been used as a basis for  the program. Their comments  and impressions create a vivid,  three-dimensional portrait of  Russia before the revolution, the  crumbling aristorcracy, Bloody  Sunday, the impending fall of  Czar Nicholas, the Japanese  assaults, the plays of Chekhov,  music of Glazunov, novels by  Dostoevsky, the innovations of  Stannislawsky, co-founder of the  Moscow Art Theatre, and marches and folk music cf the time.  Produced in Vancouver.  Wednesday December 15  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. The  Influence of Folk Music, CBC  Winnipeg Singers and the King's  Singers from the Aldeburgh  Festival.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Weeknights - arts commentary and  serial reading.  Eclectic   Circus:       12:10   a.m.  Weeknights,   Bach to Brubeck,  Allan McFee.  Thursday December 16  Playhouse:   8:04 p.m.   For Gui-  ness Sake by Arthur Samuels -  satirical comedy.  Jazz Radio-Canada:    8:30 p.m.  Nimmons   'n'   Nine   Plus   Six.  Part II.    Wyatt Ruther Quartet,  trumpeter Stu Barnett.  Mostly Music:    10:20 p.m.  All  Czech program-Vancouver Sum-  phony Orchestra.   Rudolf Firus-  ny, piano. Symphonic Variations,  Dvorak;  Piano Concerto  No  2,  Martinu.  Friday December 17  Canadian School Broadcasts:  2:03  p.m.     Carols  from   Nova  Scotia.  Country Road: 830 p.m. Joe  Stuart.  Mostly Music:   10:20 p.m. Winnipeg     Symphony     Orchestra.  The Planets, Hoist.  Saturday December 18  Update:    8:30 a.m.    Round-up  of B. C. happenings.  Danny Finkelman Show:    10:04  a.m. Presents the cast of Harry's  Back in Town with some of the  songs from the show, by Harry  Warren  and  an interview  with  Warren.  Metropolitan Opera:    1:30 p.m.  Wagner's Die Meistersinger.  Our  Native  Lend:     6:15  p.m.  Report from Juan Reyna involved  in   Indian   help   to   Guatemala  after the earthquake.  CBC Stage: 7:05p.m. Margret's  Boyhood    Friend,   by   Georges  Simenon starring Bud Knapp.  Between Ourselves:    9:05 p.m.  Eaton's Catalogue and its impact  on social history by Carol Bishop.  Anthology: 10:05p.m.  Music from the Shows:     11:05  p.m.    Broadways Golden Years  Part II.  Sunday December 19  Special Occasion:  5:05 p.m. The  Bronze  Horseman - St. Petersburg 1904-05, portrait of a city.  Sympnony   Hall:       7:05    p;m.  Toronto    Symphony    Orchestra.  Maureen      Forrester,       mezzo-  soprano.    Toronto Mendelssohn  Choir and St. Michael's  School  Choir. Symphony No2 Mahler.  Concern:   9:05   Toys, a look at  the     history,    the    psychology  and manufacture of various kinds  of toys.  Monday December 20  The Great Canadian Gold Rush:  8:30 p.m.   Christmas show with  Valdy,   Bim,   Sharri   Ulrich   and  Terry Frewer.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m.  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.  Frederic von Stade, soprano.  Symphony No 4, Mahler.  Tuesday December 21  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. National Arts Centre Orchestra. Symphony No 28 and Piano Concerto  No 22, both by Mozart.  Home  Equipment  Dealer  FURNACES  HOT WA TER HEA TERS  HUMIDIFIERS  CUSTOMIZED  WARM AIR  HEATING SYSTEMS  CALL  886-2951  I  add colour, luxury  and comfort to  your home  ...with  ease!  THIS MONTH'S SPECIALS!  ROOM-SIZE RUGS  Many top qualities now in stock! We have a good  selection at both locations, all at specially reduoed  prices. Come and see us now while there's plenty  to choose from!  From 9x12 up   _Ken DxeVries  & Son Ltd.  FLOORCOVERINGS  NOW WITH TWO LOCATIONS:  HIGHWAY 101, GIBSONS. IN THE HEART OF SECHELT  886-7112 885-3424  PHILIPS  MODULAR**  3rd ANNIVERSARY SALE....  BIG MARKDOWNS ALL MONTH!  We're celebrating our third anniversary this month, with  money-saving  pre-Christmas specials storewide.  sale items are available in  limited quantities,  oaic   nemo   aic   avanauic   111   1  early and avoid disappointment  Some  so shop  10% OFF  ALL  TELEVISIONS  For the duration of our ANNIVERSARY SALE  Exciting 3 way Video Game.  ODYSSEY 300  only 79.95  Makes a great gift for the entire family!  Come in and try one out today,  or bargain for a package  including a new color TV  ...we're approachable! 6.  Coast News, December 14,1976.  '-hiT  15*>V j'*'?***-- -'*'���'  raa-**  ift.  :*.^  ,������    ���vs.  -.    ...    4  *   ���   - % *��  :13  lowiers strike out on North Shore  ��>*��.  - v  ''*>&,  ����� ",~*%  On the rocks  "Old Jack Chance himself, leaning up against the Wirlurlitzer and eye-ballin' out a  five ball combination shot, impossible you say, hard to believe." A Tom Waites atmosphere prevailed at the Peninsula Hotel Pool Tournament this week. The final winning  eight ball is shown being sunk by Al Hunter in a best out of seven games, against Kirk  Thomas. Although Al won four straight games, it was no easy victory in the final game.  Book review  by John K. Mason  The Mind Gods by Marie  Jakober. Macmillan (Canada),  165 pages. Price: $7.95.  This first novel by an Alberta  novelist, Marie Jakober, is a  finalist in a Search-for-a-new-  Alberta-Novelist Competition  (we are informed on the front  cover). I enjoy and read much  sceince fiction, so I was prepared  to give this novel my undivided  attention.  -Until the poor quality of the  printing caused me to throw up  my hands in disgust. I refuse  to ruin my eyes because Mac-  millans of Canada are too cheap  to use a dark enough printing  ink on a book retailing for $7.95.  Perhaps this was just a "poor  copy". If so, why was it ever  allowed onto the shelves of a book  store?  I'm sorry, Marie Jakober. I  thoroughly enjoyed what I read  of your novel-the first chapter-  and I look forward to catching  it when a paperback house reissues.  But I honestly wouldn't advise  having any further dealings with  a publisher who puts out such an  inadequately printed book as  Macmillans of Canada have!  by Pat Edwards  Tickets for the New Year's Eve  party at the rink are going well,  but there is still time to get your  tickets. They may be picked up  at Elson Glass, from Harry Turner or Paul Gauci. Gus also has  tickets at the rink. To share the  work load, guests will be asked  to bring salads, but the rest of the  food will be provided by the committee in chargeof arrangements.  Anyone- who is willing to give  Gus three or four hours a week  to help clean and flood the ice  is asked to leave your name at  the desk.  As you have probably read in  the papers, the club will receive  $16,600.    from    the    Provincial  New  Horizons  Recreational Facilities Fund. The  news was received with a great  deal of enthusiasm at the executive meeting last week.  Once again, may we remind all  curlers to bring a dean pair of  shoes to wear on the ice. Maybe  you could put a pair of curling  shoes at the top of your list to  Santa! This is especially important now that our hot water system is in operation.  While we are on the subject,  may thanks to Pat Tyson for installing the hot water system.  Posters have gone out to a  number of clubs in the province,  advertising our first annual mixed  bonspiel in February. Look for  more information in the New  Year.  A one hour session of Bingo  opened the last meeting of the  Elphinstone New Horizons. The  ladies were the lucky ones taking  seven out of theeight prizes.  However, not so lucky at carpet bowling (where skill counts)  the men trimmed the ladies with  a chivalrous score of 14 to 3. In  view of the Bowling Tournament  next week, the ladies had better  wear their best running shoes  and do some catching up.  Members serving on the  Roberts Creek Historical Committee are compiling all possible  data on the pioneer days of the  community. While much has  been documented, the committee  wishes to contact any individuals  who can offer information about  people and events (including  snapshots) of the period prior to  say 1955 before Father Time  erases all memories. They would  appreciate your assistance, so  clear out your attics, mental and  physical, and call Mrs. Betty  Merrick with your findings.  At a last reminder, the yearly  Christmas Party will be held on  Monday, December 20th, at  1:30 p.m. in the Roberts Creek  Community Hall. Come join us  in an afternoon of entertainment,  fellowship, and refreshments.  Hope to see you there.  For the youngsters in our midst,  Autograph Books, miniature  "Sweets" Cook Books, Gaines  and Jig Saw Puzzles and many  other small items. Miss Bee's  Sechelt.  IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL CUSTOMERS  OF S. M. T. COACH LINES LTD.  S. M. T. Coach Lines Ltd. has just received notice  that effective Monday, December 13th, 1976, B. C.  Ferry Service between Langdale and Horseshoe  Bay will be operated in accordance with a new winter  ferry schedule. Asa result, most S. M. T. Scheduled  runs will have to be adjusted beginning the same  date, December 13th, 1976.  To avoid inconvenience to your travel plans, we  urge our patrons to contact their local S. M. T.  Depot or agent for details of our new time schedule,  before taking your trip. We regret that we were  unable to provide our customers with more advance  warning of these adjustments, and regret any inconvenience that may have resulted from same.  S.M.T. Coach Lines Ltd.  For all your Carpets  2nd ANNUAL  TURKEY DINNER SPECIAL  We would like to extend our best  wishes to everyone and wish you all  a very Merry Christmas!  Thank you very much for your patronage  and to show our appreciation, we'd  like to invite you all to come along on:  Thursday, December 23  2:00 p.m. to 6:00p.m.  Everybody Welcome!  ONLY: $2.99each  No Reservations  First Come ��� First Served  HOLIDAYHOURS:  CLOSED OPEN  CHRISTMAS DAY    BOXING DAYAT4 p.m.  Regular hours right through to New  Years Eve.  GOLDEN CITY  RESTAURANT  SECHELT  ma  SSi'SSS'-'.*'  We joined North Shore Bowl  last Sunday for the Master-  Senior Tournament. Jeff Mulcaster bowled a 310 single and  787 for three and Judith Spence  rolled a 224 single and 601 for  three but the rest of us didn't  help them too much and this year  North Shore will be represented  by North Shore bowlers.  In league action there were 9  300 games starting in the Classic  League with Freeman Reynolds  showing the way rolling a 337  single and 1134for a4 game total.  Vic Marteddu had a 313 single  and Ralph Roth had a 311 single.  In the Gibsons 'A' League, Ian  Clark rolled a 310 single, Romy  Talcnto rolled a 313 single and  Nora Solinsky was tops in the  Wed. Coffee with a 313 single and  706 triple. In the Ball & Chain  League Freeman was feeling  under the weather but still managed a 312 single. Good games in  the Phuntastique League again  with Jim Middleton the top gun  with  a 335 single and 816 for  three. In a roll off Brian Eldridge  had a 313 single and Kay Butler  just missed a 300 game with a  nice 298 single. In the Legion  League, Jim Skinner rolled games  of 296 and 299 for an 804 triple.  The scores just keep getting  better and better!  Highest    Scores: Classic:  Art Holden 289-983, Vic Marteddu 313-971, Freeman Reynolds  337-1132, June Frandsen 258-  971. Tuesday Coffee: Myrt  LeNobel 234-646, Leslie Bailey  250-722. Gibsons 'A': Paddy  Richardson 260-643. Art Holden  296-705, Ian Clark 310-743,  Romy Talento 313-793. Wed.  Coffee: Jean Lucas 265-661,  Tena Youdell 246-661. Bonnie  McConnell 253-679, Nora Solinsky 313-706. Ball & Chain:  Char Male 247-630, Mercy Lovrich 273-664, Brian Butcher 251-  640, Freeman Reynolds 312-693.  Phuntastique: Orbita    delos  Santos 232-644, Kay Butler 298-  673. Vic Marteddu 244-700,  Ralph  Roth   245-726.  Brian   El  dridge  313-738,  Jim  Middleton GIen Hanchar 166-294.   Juniors:  335-816.    Legion:   Trish Bitting R0iande   LePage    181-476    (3),  291-683,  Ralph Henderson 258- Geoff Butcher 241-623.   Seniors^  667, Gary Fitchell 267-689, Jim Michele Solinsky- 268-628,   Don*  Skinner 299-804.     Y.B.C.  Ban- MacKay 225-626.  tarns:   Cheri Adams 154-295 (2),  &*  M  K  M  &  M  The Perfect Gift for Christmas  NDP Bookstore  in Gibsons Landing  ��� Good selection of children's books  ��� Logging and Forestry  ��� Canadiana  ��� B. C. Shipping & Marine life  Best wishes for the Season  from your volunteer staff.  m  w  %  ���\ Relive your vacation with true-to-life photos from  \  your Minolta. All these models combine high  quality and precision operation with  with ease of handling��� so you \  can concentrate on the scenery!      '  ,l*Y\t  ��w  ,ds &*  ,\c\ve  d^  to  i\000  \c*o  sec-  PUT MINOLTA  PRECISION IN YOUR POCKET!  With the new Minolta pocket Autopak 250K.  Electronic shutter and automatic exposure control.  26mm f/8 Rokkor lens. Hot shoe. Includes Pocket  Pak 25 strobe for perfect flash shooting.  ONLY  $  95  Minolta  MAKES MOVIES  AFTER SUNSET!  The Super 8 camera to solve your low-  light problems ��� the Monolta XL 400.  Super fast 8.5 to 34 mm Rokkor zoom  lens. Automatic exposure under all  lighting conditions.  Fingertip control 4  to   1 power zoom.  COME TO OUR SHOPPING  PARTY!  Monday, December 20th.  open9a.m.till Midnight  e IN-STORESPECIALS EVERY HOUR  ��� FREE CANDYCANES FOR KIDS  accompanied by adult  No Purchase Necessary  BIG DISCOUNTS!  Super Stocking  Stuffer:  9��  Sony Pocket  RADIOS  Open:  Wed. 22till 9p.m.  Thurs. 23 till 9 p.m.  Fri. 24 till 6 p.m.  NEW ARRIVALS THISWEEK:  ��� Ear rings and charmsf or your lady  ��� Portugese Copperware  ��� Silver Serving Trays  ��� Silver salt and pepper sets by Geonard  ��� Hand cut 24%,leadcrystal  ��� Steak knife sets by'Eales 1779'  ��� 10% off all Labarwatches  10% OFF ALL  GIFTWARE  including new arrivals  SHOP EARLY FOR  BEST SELECTION!  i  Trail Bay Mail  'ft   VVHERgYOUftE  J TREATED RICiHti  WESTERN DRUG MART  Sechelt  Phone 885-9833  9  & Coming  Events  Personal  BINGO  Every Monday night at  8:00 p.m., R.C. Legion  Branch 109 (Gibsons).  Sunshine Coast Youth Think Tank  Are you interested? 886-9443  ^pf; believe in independent investigation of truth. Come to a  Baha'i Fireside, Friday evenings  at 8:00 pm. and present your  ideas on this and other subjects.  1770 Bals Lane, corner of Seaview  Road. Just 5 min. up from  Gibsons village centre. All ages,  races, creeds welcome. 886-9443  It's that time of the year again  when the Elves seek your support  in their annual bid to fill the Xmas  hampers for the needy families  on the peninsula. To contact,  write Elves Club, P.O Box 1107,  Gibsons, or 886-9352- 885-2978.  Announcements  Love all the world a little every  day!  Tomorrow may be too late!  Observation  Imagination  Consultation  Co-operation  Action!  Don't live a wooden life. Our  ancestors dreamed ��� or you  wouldn't be reading this in a comfortable existence. By sharing  with all mankind we insure our  continuation and progress forward. Baha'is of the Sunshine  Coast. 886-2078 886-9443 and  485-4138  i  ^^ring December the Women's  " tntre will be open on Wed. only  iom   11:00   a.m.   -   4:00   p.m.  For further info call 885-3711.  Donations will be received at  the Bank of Montreal, Gibsons,  in lieu of Christmas cards.  Donations are in aid of Kiwanis  Senior Citizens Housing.  Winner of the Legion Ladies  Auxiliary Xmas turkey and hamper draw Dec. 4th was Mrs.  Elsie Earles.  Peninsula    Transport will    be  closed  Dec.   24 - 27 inclusive.  New  Years 31  - 2nd inclusive.  Open Jan. 3rd.  ^J  Roberts Creek Community Assoc,  ���^gular monthly meeting will not  held December 15.  Would you like an alternative to  drinking on Friday night? Come  and hear about the Universal  House of Justice. Baha'i Fireside  Friday evening at 8:00 p.m.,  1770 Bal's Lane - 886-9443.  All Welcome!  Support Peninsula Recycling with  your glass (cleaned), tin (cleaned  with ends & labels removed),  (crushed if possible) and paper  (bundled if possible). Depots at  Sunnycrest Plaza, Lower Gibsons,  Sechelt on Porpoise Bay Rd.  Roberts Creek by P.O., Madeira  Park, Garden Bay and Egmont.  885-3811 for more information.  A.A. meetings Mondays 8:30 pm.  and 12 step meetings Saturdays  8:30 pm. Gibsons Athletic Hall.  886-2571 or 886-9193.  For explosive requirements,  dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse contact R. Nimmo Cemetary Rd. Gibsons. Phone 886-  7778. Howe Sound Farmers  Institute.  Dance Classes for Adult Beginners. Classical Ballet Wed. at  11:00 am. Jazz Dance Thurs.  11:00 am. at the Twilight Theatre  For details call Jean Milward  Tap Dancing, boys & girls.   886-2531   The Open Bible Store  (and library),Marine Drive,  sons.  Hours: Tues. 1-5 p.m.  Fri.   4-6   p.m.,   Sat.   1-5   p.m.  Bible Study  7:30 Saturdaynights.  The Gibsons Elementary School  are putting on a Christmas  Operetta - Dazy's Star on Dec.  13 - 14th at 7:30 p.m. at the Gibsons Elementary gym. Donations  gratefully accepted.886-2612  Women's Centre: Drop-in Centre  lending library, workshops, crafts  Crises & information: open Tues.  through Sat. 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.  Roberts Creek behind Post Office  phone 885-3711.  Jo Badminton in Gibsons Wed.  |c. 15th, '76.  L.I.F.E. 'Living is for everyone'  a group of women (widowed, Divorced, or separated) which offers  emotional support, practical information and social events. Anyone interested please contact  Women's Centre at 885-3711.  Alcoholics Anonymous - B.C.  meetings 8:30 pm. every Thursday, Wilson Creek Community  Hall, Davis Bay. 885-9638 or   885-2896   Teen-Age Women's Drop In  Wed. eves. 7-9 p.m. Women's  Centre Roberts Creek. 885-3711  Music, Talk, Films.  Anyone interested in joining a  single parent group? Contact the  Women's Centre 885-3711.  Births  Marilyn & Bob Bishop wish to  announce the arrival of Angela  Michele, a sister for Doug and  Sheila. 71b. 1 oz. Dec. 6, 1976.  Opportunities  DEALERS OR AGENTS  WANTED  Minimum    investment. Al-  terrain vehicle (motorcycle-type  with two-wheel drive) Easily  traverses snow, muskeg, and  mud. Ideal for hunting or fishing  enthusiasts to sell from home or  shop. Fully auto., easy to sell to  ranchers, surveyers, lodges, fire-  fighting, search and rescue,  exploring, etc. etc. No experience necessary. Contact P.O.  Box 5927, Station A. Calgary,  Alberta. 11/2/76  EXPANDING CANADIAN  OIL COMPANY  Needs dependable person for  industrial sales territory. No relocation.- We' are an expanding  AAA-1 firm established since  1933. Liberal commissions plus  bonus and opportunity for advancement. For personal interview  write a letter and tell me about  yourself. B. B. Hendrix, Sales  Managfcr, Southwestern Petroleum Canada Ltd., Box 789,  Ft. Worth, Texas. 76101.  Help Wanted  Entertainers  of  all   discriptions  and ages, call 886-7370  RECREATION CONSULTANT  A LIP-grant position is available  in the Pender Harbour area for a  person interested in establishing  a recreation program for teen  agers. The applicant must also  be willing to carry out general  fitness oriented activities.  Salary $140. weekly from Nov.  20, 1976 to June 20, 1977. Please  mail application before Nov. 20th  to The Sunshine Coast Community Resource Society, Box  1036, Sechelt.  Live in housekeeper, must be  able to drive, preferably middle  aged. Phone 886-2422 eves.  Local firm seeks person with  knowledge or desire to learn  aspects of the banking field.  Immed. full time position to best  qualified person. Address all  info, to Box 160Gibsons.  PART-TIME INSTRUCTORS  Part-time instructors wanted for  the following subjects: Basic  House wiring, Beekeeping, cooking, Photography, and Spanish.  Please call 886-2225, Cb-ordinator  Karin Hoemberg, School Board  office.  CHILD CARE WORKER  Qualifications: 1. Post Secondary  education or training in social  service field. 2. Work experience  with teenagers. 3. Interest &  knowledge in specialized areas,  ie. crafts, hobbies, sports, hiking  etc. Duties: To wok with teachers in alternate classroom setting.  Ability to relate to student on a  1 to 1 basis or in a small group  environment. To promote home  and school liaison involving parents. Inovate programs ie. Work  experience. To enhance economic imponent. Make application  to: Ministry of Human Resources  Box 890 Sechelt, 885-2288.  Deadline for appli. Dec. 24, 1976.'  Stuff envelopes, $25.00 per hundred, start immediately. Free  details. Send stamped, self-  addressed envelope. J.I.S.T.  P.O. Box 173, Dundas, Ont.  Work Wanted  Ryan Co. Vending of Nanaimo  is looking for a person in the Gibsons area to do part time service  to their machines on B. C. Ferries (langdale). Service work will  involve cigarette machines and  video games aboard ferries. For  further info call (112) 754-4488.  Yoshi's Restaurant  Requires waitress/waiter, host/  hostess. Write C/O Yoshi's  Restaurant, RR #2, Sunnycrest  Plaza, Gibsons. Please enclose  resume or apply in person Dec.  18th between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.  Restaurant located beside Canadian Imperial Bank.  Work Wanted  Will do Bookkeeping in my home,  call 885-3862.  Babysitter available day or night.  886-7463  Man needs work full or part time.  Have power saw and car 886-7463  Dump truck and backhoe available. Ph. Phil Nicholson 885-2110  or 885-2515.  1 Ton truck for hire, light moving  and hauling, clean-ups or clean-  outs. 886-91%or 886-9294.  Will do odd jobs you have been  putting off as a working mother -  cleaning, wall washing, painting,  etc. Mon. - Fri. Drop in and see  me anytime, directly behind the  Funeral Home on Kilarney Lane.  2 qualified Carpenters available to build cabinets, additions,  etc. or to do renovations. Ph.  885-3802 after 5 pm.  Married Woman with 1 small son  would like to babysit 1 or 2 other  pre-schoolers at her home during  day only. 885-2950.  Housesitter, will caretake your  home. Weekend,weekormonth.-  Bondable. 886-7317.   Your PICTURES FRAMED and  mounted from Artistic Woodwotk  stock. Matboards. Non-glare and  regular glass. Needlepoint a  speciality. 1450 Sechelt Inlet Rd.  Porpoise Bav. Sechelt. Phone  885-9573.  Cat and/or backhoe available for  land clearing, road building,  drainage ditches, waterlines, etc.  Call 886-9633 or 886-9365.  HIGH (DEL COSTS  Peerless Tree Services Ltd. will  turn your problem trees into firewood. $18.00 per cord. We do  danger tree falling, topping and  limbing roo. Expert insured work  'Know the cost before you start'  Call us at 885-2109. Free estimates. John Risbey.  Journeyman Carpenter available  to    assist   owner-built   homes.  Lay out, framing, etc.   Call Ray  885-2863  Cat available for land clearing,  landscaping work etc. Call 885-  3182 after 6 p.m.  For Sale  For Sale  For Sa  For Sale  For Sale  Man     wants     part-time  Phone 886-9503  work  Pre-fab carpentry work, renovations and custom design. Call  after 6. 886-8060or886-7738  Will do body repair and painting  on your car, no appointment  necessary. Experienced. 885-2608  For Safe  Older type fridge in excellent  working order $50.00. Laundry  sink $15.00, 8-tradc player with  speakers $50.00, 22 target rifle  with sights $90.00. 886-7070  after 5 p.m. please.  Auto. Washing machine, G.E.,  used 1 yr. asking $175.885-2719.  JOHN'S  LANDSCAPING  ��� Instant   lawns  or seeded  lawn and garden.  ��� Maintenance  ��� Complete    concrete    and  stone work.  ��� Tree pruning  ��� Sreened topsoil  ��� Bark mulch and shrubbery  ��� Complete line of fencing  886-7152  For Sale:     Snow chains to fit  14" rims, $12.00.   Reply Box 20,  Coast News  For Sale: Boys standard Bicycle,  20" wheel. $25.00 886-7963  Extra large brown chesterfield &  chair $175. Platform rocker,  brown $50.00, Fireplace (wood &  coal) $150. Single bed, new  mattress $50.00, Radio record  combination $75.00 Lamp $20.00  Phone evenings 886-2153  Tappan-Gurney     dec.     range,  stainless steel oven, good cond.   886-7829   New model Martin 30-30, brass  hammer & trigger, good shape  $125.00 New model Winchester  30-30 good shape, with case  $100.00883-2407  Craig cassette with excel, speakers $60.00, 14 x 16 canvas tent  with wooden frame $390.00.  14" rim for Datsun $10.00,  185 x 14" Mfchelin radial tire  with about 50% wear $25.00,  53A " Lucas headlights used about  6 hours $30.00 o.b.o. Reply Box  20, Coast News.  Snow blower, like new $85.00,  Elec. stove 30" wide, white,  $25.00 886-2580  Black & Decker cobra radial arm  saw. Call 886-7070  Wringer washing machine &  Enterprise cook stove 886-9076  Hamilton Beach elec. mixer $30.  2 new lamp shades, large, $6.00  each. Rocker chair & stool $58.00  Crest wood kitchen base cabinets  2 are 42" one is 18". Half price! .  886-2734  Electric   stove   in  excel,   cond.  white, 4 burners & oven  $100.  Call 885-9984  Electric (chord organ $50.00,  cabinet sterio record player &  radio $150.00. 885-2868  Mink stole, brown $100.885-9089  Photo equipment: Konica Auto.  S2, 35 mm $70.00o.b.o. 886-9451  Pazco Canoe for sale, $120.00  firm. Blue fiberglass. Call after  5 p.m. 886-2890  2 brush Floor polisher $20.00,  electric iron $15.00, 42 x 30 fireplace screen $20.00, Sunbeam  mixmaster $10.00, Philips Hi Fi  radio combo. $50.00.885-3347  2 yr. old Sanyo washer spin  dryer $95.00, Dauost ice skates,  mens llA $15.00.886-9890  Deep Freeze, unused, spill treated.  Carpet 12 x 10, other household  items,   moving must  sell.   885-2691   2 girls long dresses size 12 - 14,  $5.00, 2 pairs boys pants 28"  waist, new $3.00. 886-9882  30" General Electric range, white  $85.00. 886-7052   Man's nylon flight bag, brown  new 22x17x11, $20.00, offers.  Man's grey cashmere overcoat  size 40 $45.00. Man's 2 pee. suit  size 40, grey-brown tone, small  check, as new $75.00 o.b.o.  Man's tuxedo size 40, 3 pee.  $20.00. Ladies mohair coat size  14, green $75.00. 886-7780  Just in time for Christmas!  2 professionally made burl tables,  white & red cedar, one sea life  imbedded, were $500. & $349.  now only $300.00 & $200.00   886-7436   Bissel carpet sweeper, 6 drawer  dresser, vanity, bookcase, coffee  table & end tables, vacuum, swag  lamp, bdrm lamp. Colliers encyclopedia, dishes, pictures & ornaments. Other items. 886-9819  Large fridge for sale, after 6  p.m. please. 885-3570  Small  oil  cookstove,  could  be  converted back to wood. $75.00   885-3811   Parker Hale deluxe rifle, caliber  7 mm. Rem. Magnum, near new,  comes with cartrige belt, ammo,  case & cleaning kit. $230. o.b.o.  Phone John at 886-9066.  Solid State Stereo 8 track tape  AC or DC and battery twin  speakers $50.00 13 tapes extra  $10.00. 885-2822   Hand crocheted tablecloth,  ecru, 65 x 102" $350.00. One  white geometric pattern mesh  curtain 91 x 198" $35.00, Dinette  with 4 chairs, 48 x 30" $60.0C  TV stand, holds any size TV $15.  Call 886-7422 after 5 p.m.  Rocking chair, beck cases, end  tables, oil cooking stove, west  tank, antique ice-box886-7526  Bellstaff motorcycle jacket, like  new $50.00 Size 38.885-2191  30" x 15' steel culvert, ideal well  liner. 886-2543  Sturdy sisal carpeting 14Vi' x  \2lA' good cond. 886-9643  End tables, coffee table, lamp  shades, carpet sweeper, bar-  b-que tongs, air mattress, transmission cooler, bronze hose 25',  built in ironing board. 885-9570  Tiny crib in excel, cond. Sturdy  glass bottles (never used) Curity  disposible bottles, bade packer.  Call 885-2974  Wide selection of original paintings displayed at F. J. Studio,  Wharf Rd., Sechelt. Perfect for  gift giving, oils, acrylics & pastels. Come to browse 11:00 -  5:00p.m. Thurs., Fri. & Sat.  62" skis with Salomon bindings,  poles, size 6 buckled ski boots,  $60.00 886-2667.  Like new Kenmore dishwasher,  avacado, in perfect shape.  $200.   886-2512   Goalie pants $15.00 Bathroom  pole cabinet $10.00. 886-2103  after 5:00 p.m.  Alder delivered $40.00 a cord.  885-3606  Two oil filters for Vega, Astre,  Chev. or Pontiac. 70-75 $2.00 ea.  1 valve pan gasket for Vega -  Astre 71 - 75. $100. 885-3334.  Studio delux 321 knitting mach.  with table accessories & attachments, all new, very little use,  cost $550. will sell $375.885-9677  Muscrat coat, movie camera,  elec. heaters, womans' Indian  sweater, car mirrors for pulling  trailer. 885-9570  For Sale: Beige British India rug,  10' x 16' in good cond., Hi-Fi  radio phonograph, floor polisher.  Call 885-3908.  13Vi" Western parade saddle  with matching bridle & martingale, black with nidde studding  $125.00. Womens Borg coat size  9-10, silver beige $35.00 886-9447  Misc. for Sale: One C.B. tube  type radio, complete with ground  plane antennae. Ideal for home  use with 110V. plug in. Has  tuner for listening to all channels.  $100.00. 886-2098.  2 - 100 lb. Propane tanks $35.00  each. 886-9076eves.  Complete set of Gretch drums  with Zildian symbols & cases.  886-7736  2 Cub suits, cub hat as new,  coffee table $15. TV trays &  stand. Wide blue floral drapes,  good clothing assorted sizes. 2  ballet suits size 8-10, slippers  size 3. 885-3310  Lady Schick salon type hairdryer  for sale, good cond. $20.00   885-2078   Enterprise space heater used one  season, 250 gal. tank with tubing,  2 lengths galvanized 7" pipe with  fuel favour, 2 elbows 23' poly-  ethalene Flex 2" pipe, 1 elbow &  coupling. 885-9993.   Bunk beds, maple, approx 74"  X 39" with mattresses, good cond  $175.00 after5 p.m. 886-9335  Simplicity spin dry washer, 1 yr.  old, good cond. $125. 886-2096  K. BUTLER REALTY LTD.  GOWER POINT: Large view lot, well located, good view, easy  clearing. '5000. down on full priceof *13,000.  GIBSONS: Older style upper and lower duplex in excellent  location. 2 & 3 bedroom respectively. On sewer. Panoramic  view. Terms on '37,500.  Large fully serviced tots on Glassford Road  *12,000.  SEASIDE PLAZA  Norm Peterson  886-2607  Combination Black & White TV  with stereo and radio. TV needs  work, cabinet in excel, cond.  $50.00 886-7294.  One Town & Country tire on Ford  rim H 18 x 15 used one winter.  $30.00 885-9883.   Get your free copy of the new  Radio Shack catalogue at J&C  Electronics, Cowrie St., Sechelt.  Good mixed hay, minimum 20  bale lots. 886-2887.  Bell & Howell movie projector,  never used $65. o.b.o. 886-2962.  Sony tape deck 8-track with FM  radio, brand new asking $85.00  886-9674  Sony Stereo 6045 AM/FM receiver, 25 RMS per channel,  Garrad 72B turntable plus 2 four-  way AMX speakers Excel,  cond. $350. 886-7762.  Ladies ski jacket Size 14, blue  blazer size 15, wool jacket &  A-line skirt size 15-16 (brand  new) Shirt style dress size 18.  885-2974  Danby 10 cu. ft. upright Deep  Freeze. Under guarantee $375.00  cost $429. Propane regulator and  fittings $27.00. Standing lamp  $5.00, Cassette player 12 volt &  110 volt including car bracket,  working order $20.00. 885-9662  Portable RCA Victor record  player $30.00, Bade pack, used  once $20.00, Student style desk,  $20.00 Sunlamp $15.00. All in  good condition. 886-9908  Automatic oil space heater,  58,000 B.T.U.'s $40.00 885-3410.  Beautiful old sterling silver fiat-  ware, silver-plated cake plates,  trays, vegetable dishes, gravy  boat, coffee spoons etc. Crystal  stemware, ornaments, jewellery.   886-2137   Moffat stove' elec. range $50.00  Chrome kitchen table & 4 chairs  $25.00, roll away cot $30.00,  single cement laundry tub and  brass tap $5.00.886-2575  Wrecking 1959 Oldsmobile, 394  engine, auto-trans. 886-91% or  886-9294.  LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD  Office 886-2277 Toll Free 682-1513  LORRIE GIRARD  886-7760  KEN CROSBY  886-2098  JONMcRAE  885-3670  SUB-DIVISION  CONSULTATION  REAL ESTATE  NOTARY PUBLIC  APPRAISALS  MORTGAGES  HOMES  STEWART ROAD: Three bedroom,  beautiful Spanish style, sunken living  room home. On 1.46 acres in very quiet  area. Many features including a geor-  geous fireplace, den & garage. Almost  1400 sq. feet of living area all on one  floor. F.P. $68,500.  CHASTER ROAD: A Bargain! This 3  bedroom home on a good sized lot is a  terrific investment. Needs some interior  painting etc. Presently rented @ $200.  per month. The price is not a misprint,  it really is only F.P. $26,900.  SHAW ROAD: 3 bedroom split-level  home on large landscaped corner lot.  Modern kitchen, nicely appointed living  room with wall to wall carpet. Extra  large carport, bright stucco exterior.  Priced tosell. F.P. $44,500.  HILLCREST ROAD: At the corner of  Crucil Road. Two bedrooms upstairs,  plenty of room for expansion in the full  basement. Spend your leisure hours enjoying the spectacular view from the  living room and huge sundeck. Be the  first owners, this home is brand new.  F.P. $52,500.  HIGHWAY 101: Home & 2 Lots - means  value. Excellent view of the Bay area,  ideal retirement or starter home with all  appliances included. Situated on nicely  landscaped double lot close to schools  and shopping. F.P. $38,900.  GOWER POINT ROAD: 4 bedrooms In  this lovely full basement home in Gibsons. Seclusion and still close to shopping and Post Offks. 1100 sq. ft., fireplace, large L shaped rec room. Large  back yard perfect for swimming pool.  An Idea! family home. F.P. $49,900.  LOWER ROBERTS CREEK ROAD: One  landscaped acre on the WATERFRONT  in Roberts Creek, pro/Ides the ideal  setting for this 3 bdrm. home on full  basement. Wall to wall carpet throughout this 1324 sq. ft. with covered and  carpeted sundeck, ensuite plumbing,  double carport and many extras such as  steps  to  the  beach and   boat   house.  F.P. $79,900.  FAIRMONT ROAD: 4 finished bedroom,  in this 1360 sq. ft. full basement home.  Fireplaces up & down, finished rec room,  2 full bathrooms, plus ensuite. Living  room, dining room with nook area all  have a beautiful view of the Bay area  and our through the Gap. Double carport and huge sundeck round out this  home designed for comfortable family  living. F.P. $67,500.  NORTH FLETCHER: Brand new 3 bedroom home and it can be yours for as  little as $2500. down. This magnificent  view 1268 sq. ft. home has a sundeck,  w/w carpeting, ensuite plumbing, in an  area of good homes. F.P. $46,500.  SOUTH FLETCHER: At School Road.  2 lots 40' x150' each,with small rentable  cottage on one lot. This property has  excellent potential as it has a spectacular  view of the entire Bay area and Keats  Isl. Mostly cleared and ready for building  one or two homes. F.P. $27,500.  HIGHWAY 101: 2bedroom lovely home  in Gibsons. Exceptionally large landscaped, panoramic view lot. Double car  port, franklin fireplace in family room,  fridge & stove included.       F.P. $36,900.  LOTS  COMMERCIAL WATERFRONT: With  waterfront as scarce as It is this double  use lot represents real value.  F.P. $22,000.  SARGENT ROAD: On the upper side of  the road, overlooking the Bay and as far  into Georgia Strait as the eye can see.  This lot Is In a deluxBhome area, close to  both shopping and schools. F.P. $16,900.  PRATT ROAD: Near propoeed new  school site. This lot is cleared and ready  to build upon. Mature fruit trees dot this  76'x 125'lot. F.P. $13,500.  GOWER POINT ROAD: Privacy and 100  feet of Waterfrontage, beach just at  other side of the road. Driveway is in,  building site cleared with septic tank and  main drains in. F.P. $25,000.  GRADY ROAD: m Langdale Chines-  Superb view of Howe Sound from this  large irregular shaped lot. All underground services. F.P. $15,000.  ABBS ROAD: One of the nicest building  lots in Gibsons. Level building site with  drop-off in front of property to protect  privacy, spectacular panoramic view.  Slze66'x128'. F.P. $18,500.  GOWER POINT: WATERFRONT:  Lovely cleared 100' x 195' very steep  to the beach but a fabulous building site  with southern exposure and panoramic  view. ��� F.P. $25,900.  BAY ROAD: With frontage on Dougal  as well! These two valuable semi-waterfront lots are level and all cleared, only  a stones throw away from beach. Excellent place to keep or launch your boat.  Ore @ F.P. $12,500.  One�� F.P. $14,500.  CHASTER ROAD: Nestle your home in  the trees on this 67' x 123' building lot.  Area of proposed newschool. Name your  own terms, No reasonable offer refused.  F.P. $11,500.  LOWER ROBERTS CREEK ROAD: Off  Cheri Ann Park, beautifully cleared and  level building site hidden from the road  by many large trees. Easy access to an  exceptional beach,70' x 100' and priced  for immediate sale. F.P. $11,900.  UPLANDS ROAD: Tuvwnek, Ideal recreational lot in beautifully wooded &  park-like area, zoned for trailers. This  lot overlooks Secheft inlet and the Lamb  Islands. F.P. $8,900.  ALDERSPRING ROAD: Absolutely the  best soil going on this 50' x 150' lot on  sewer in the heart of Gibsons. Potential  view of the Bay area Excellent terms  available. F.P. $12,000.  SCHOOL & WYNGART ROADS: Only  6 of these Duplex zoned lots left. Beautiful view properties overlooking the Bay,  close to schools and shopping. All lots  perfectly suited to slde-by-slde or up/  down duplex construction. SPECIALLY  PRICED NOW: Only 1 will be sold at  $14,500. and only 1at $15,500. Act now!  ABBS ROAD: At the corner of School  Road. Excellent extra-large building lot  with spectacular view of Bay, Howe  Sound & Georgia Strait. Approximately  75x150 feet. F.P. $19,000.  CEMETARY ROAD: Enjoy the quiet  privacy of one acre in rural Gibsons.  The property is all level usable land.  Treed with some view.        F.P. $17,900.  FORBES ROAD: In Langdale. Very  close to school, this corner lot Is cleared,  level and ready to build upon. Note the  extra largo 3ize of approx. 80' x 140'.  F.P. $13,500.  GOWER POINT ROAD: At the corner  of Uth. This property has levels cleared  for the building site of your choice. Excellent view of Georgia Strait. Approximately 80'x 250'. F.P. $16,500.  GOWER POINT ROAD: 100' of WATER  FRONTAGE just across the road, this  treed lot is 217' deepand has an unlimited view. Excellent terms available.  PRICE REDUCED -Terrific buy for only:  F.P. $16,900.  TUWANEK: Only one block to beach,  full view of inlet. Piped community water  available. 80' x 140'. NEW low price  ONLY F.P. $10,900. 8. Coast News, December 14, 1976.  For Sale  Landrover shop manual 1974,  $50. and 1950 (?) S25. Portable  electronic bench with storage  $95. 5 mhz triggered scope  $200. Call 885-9967.  Judo suit med. lrg. used 4 times,  S15.00 885-9280.  24" Nutone kitchen exhaust fan,  copper  color  $15.00.     Approx.  70 gal.  Deluxe oil drum $25.00   886-2694   32" Quaker oil stove, white,  45 gal drum dbl. stand, hot water  tank $75.00, 110 gal. oil tank,  $50.00. 886-7800.  Mini bike and 2 H.P. Ironhorse  motor with kick start. 885-9341  ask for Jav.  For Sale: My services as a prof-  fessional Exterminator. Certified  7 yrs. exper. in the control of  fungus, insects, rodents and  odors. North Island Pest Control.  885-3606  VISITORS WELCOME at the  Murray's Studio of Paintings on  Radcliffe Road, at Selma Park.  Local landscapes and prints.  885-9662. "We're open when  we're home"  For Sale: Small oil cookstove,  could be converted back to wood.  $75.00 885-3811  2 pair avacado green drapes,  total 15' long by 80" $25.00.  I new gas lawnmower Vi price  $60.00 885-3963eves.  Black & White 12" TV receiver  in good cond. $60.00. Ladies  Australian fur coat, as new fit  size 10-12. $75.00885-3171  Welder for sale, 220 volt single  phase 400 amp Miller in excel,  cond. 1st. $500. takes. 886-2808  Westinghouse automatic air conditioner with controls. (112)  254-5836 or 886-8097.  2 snow tires S78-14in. Usee . -W  2 months. $45.00pair. 885-9208  "Hoover washer-spin dryer,  very  ;good cond. $90.00o.b.o. 885-9034  ���78 R.P.M. usedrecoitis 885-9671  8 x 32 mobile trailer, newly built.  Can be used as home, shop or  contractors   storage.       Chrome  "stern rail for 8' boat, 22'  boat  ribs & jig.    Teleflex steering &  console,    30'    styrofoam   float,  ,40" electric range,  Vi hp elec.  ;motor 115/220. Belt driven grind-  *er with motor, base board heater,  oil   heater   W/  custom  tank   &  barrel.     Buick  V6 W/Hamilton  Jet.    Bunk beds.   Will take 24'  boat trailer or economy car or ?  ���in trade.    885-9750 except Fri.  eve.  or  Sat.     Wanted to  Buy:  Coppertone fridge, Base CB antenna.  ;Moffat elec.   range $75.00 Call  885-9893  ���Set of 3 wooden bar stools $10.00,  7 x 50 Binoculars, with case.  ���Very good $30.00. Child's sled  $5.00, G78x 14 tire & rim compl.  $30.00 15 inch rim $10.00. Kodak  Brownie Camera with flash etc.  $9.00, 12" B & W TV $50.00,  Mahogany veneer table 24 x 78  $30.00. 2 pee. man's luggage  $30.00. One large suitcase $15.00  Bissel! Rug Shampooer $30.00.  Call 885-2610.  Baby buggy, converts to stroller  $45.00. Crib 54" $60.00. Exel.  condition. 885-2123  For Quick Sale: New gooseneck  trailer 8' x 16' (21' overall)  $1,700. o.b.o. 884-5388.  Mans Cowichan sweater 886-20%  Gibson Les Paul Delux guitar  Fender Twin Reverb Amp.  both in excellent cond. $500. each  o.b.o. 886-9609  2  horse   trailer  $^0.   885-9357  Top Soil for sale. $50.00 for 12  yds. Load plus delivery. 885-97%.  For Sale: 18' Viking freezer  still under warranty $250. o.b.o.  Also B/W TV as new $100. o.b.o.  Phone 886-7534  For Sale: Tandem Boat trailer,  handles up to 22' boat, phone  after 6:00. 885-9386  For Sale: 10 acres, Roberts Creek  with creek, good road and services. 885-3450  For Sale: 2 good view lots on  Chaster Rd. 1,000 ft. from waterfront, utilities. 886-2887  For Sale  For Sale: Holton Collegiate  Trumpet, excel, cond. $125.00  Knit King knitting machine $50.  Childs white figure skates size  12, excel, cond. $8.00, Girls  clothing size 8-10. 886-9249.  For Sale: 6 ft. silver Xmas tree  $10.00, 4 colors revolving light  $5.00, Combo. Admiral stereo &  AM/FM in pecan wood cabinet  $90.00. Phone Sat. or Sun.  885-2416  For Sale: 1 yr. old Akai reel to  reel. 1974 White Goldmaster  Metal detector. 886-2571  Size 14 Guide Uniform 886-2868.  Like new 150 HP Merc, open to  offers. 885-3307.  Antique Khroeler arm chair &  sofa bed for the Handyman who  likes to renew old furniture.  885-2443.  11   foot   camper  fully  equipped  excellent cond. 886-9648.  New near Vanguard truck canopy  36" complete with boat rack.  12 ft. F.G. Cartopper boat,  886-2802 after 6p.m.  Fender Rhodes 88 elec. piano in  excel. cond. $950. firm. 885-3594  Toy Poodle pups, ir. time for  Xmas. $75.00 885-3178after6:30  Pair size 5 ski boots, skis & poles,  portable typewriter 883-9140  Wanted  Odds & ends of hardwood boards,  furniture, desk etc. Senior citizen  woodworking hobbyist will pick  up. Please call collect, Jack Elliot  Garden Bay, 883-9048.  Wire mesh adjustable ladies  dress form. Hand drill. 6" steel  or woodworking vise. 885-9662  TV Antenna for cash. 886-9316  Life jackets for 10 yrs. old & up.   885-9279  Old style piano stool, round adjustable type. 886-7581  T.V. antenna 885-9984  Responsible couple needs home  in Gibsons - Roberts Creek area.  Excellent references. 886-2540  WANTED  Course ideas and Instructors  If you are interested in a course  not included in the Cont. Ed.  Program, or if you are knowled-  gable or experienced in any  appropriate subject and would  like to teach these skills to other  adults call Karin Hoemberg at  the School Brd Office 886-2225.  Used large Hot water tank &  shower stall. 886-2821.  Small to medium sized propane  tank. 886-2821.  Old 78 rpm records and Edison  records, music boxes etc 886-2513  Lady on Mincome requires  cottage furnishings. Especially  combination Wood & Oil cook  stove, with water coils if pass,  or Wood & Elec. cook stove.  Odds & ends of building supplies,  ply wood, wall board, nails,  windows, brushes, paint, chairs,  furniture, shelves, toilet, shower  stall, sink, curtains, etc. A small  trailer we could repair, a used  pick-up truck with canopy. I  can pay a little, and pick up  unless you happen to be going by  1770 Bals Lane, Gibsons, and  want to get rid of some of these  things. Thank you. 886-9443.  Wanted to caretake or rent  cheaply, cottage, cabin or small  house, preferably on water or  Redroofs Rd. For a responsible  social worker on sabbatical, 30  yr. old woman with excellent  references. 885-267? before Nov.  18th or Vane. 738-1865 before 10  a.m. any morning.  One concrete mixer with elec.  motor drive. 886-9335 after 5 pm.  Solid hard wood dresser & chest  of   drawers,   older   style   pref.  885-3806  Wanted:  Good  used  886-7792  %  bed.  Timber wanted plus alder.  Poles bought and sold. Let us  give you an estimate. D & O Log  Sorting Ltd. Phone 886-78% or  886-7700.  2 cycle and 4 cycle engines for  student use. Call Elphinstone at  886-2204 for pick-up.  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  fir-helm -ced.  L&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Lid.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds, Twin Creeks  Apples for applesauce, windfalls  or what have you. 885-9280  Gold   24"    Brentwood    Dectric  stove,  must  be  in good  cond.   886-2694  25 or 30 lb. Danforth anchor,  12 volt anchor winch, a few yards  of herring net. 886-7963  Aluminum or Canvas canoe,  14'-16'Call 886-7526  24"    taper    splitting    machine   885-3306 ._  Old fashioned clock, wall or  mantle, call 885-2766.  Small dog house 886-7031  Set of 4 bar stools and a wine  rack. 886-9396  Refrigerator at reasonable cost.  886-7198.  WANTED: Up to 100 ft. chain  link fencing - new or used, 3 feet  high. 885-9662  WANTED:  Electric range.  886-8087  Call  anted  Wanted:     A chain come-along.  886-7054  Steel topped table saw, Beaver  or similar. 885-9662  Utility trailer for hauling firewood  manure, etc.   approx. 4x4. Call  886-9363  Medium size chest Deep-Freeze,  not in working order. Will pick  up. Reasonable price. 886-9378.  12 or 14 ft. Alum, boat, 5 HP  motor. Also trampoline. Collect  922-6959 or 688-9566 days.  East Hope drum drive. 886-2551  Wanted: Kitchen snack counter  Will alter. 885-3462  Young loving Burman cat $20.  Young beautiful chocolate point  Siamese cat ideal for breeding,  $45.00, less for loving home,  885-2443.  3   Baby   Choc,   point   Siamese  kittens for sale. 885-2443.  Horseshoeing and boarding, call  Ted Bowe at 886-7%7.  Maltese  purebred  pups   $75.00  885-9021  2 yr.  old  Irish  Setter needs  a  home, call 886-7526.  Kittens  -  Free to good home  886-9208  Found  Sundry articles left at the Dogwood Cafe over the past year.  Please identify and claim before  Dec. 20th. Ask for Beth.  Registered  2 yrs. old.  old. Two  886-7967.  Quarter horse  colt,  Pinto gelding 6 yrs.  Holstein calves, call  White female cat approx.  1 yr.  old spayed, to good home, call  885-3175  Lost  Washington   hay  for  sale,  885-3381 after 6 p.m.  call  White Cockatid, Roberts Creek  area.    Mrs. Davidson 886-9885,  REWARD  LOST: Sealpoint Hymalayan cat,  male, with flea collar in Hopkins  Lndg. area. Missing since Oct.  31. Reward! 886-2898  Floor jack at the Gibsons dump  on Sun. Nov. 28th.886-7996  Lost: Earring in the Gibsons  area. Reward for finder. Please  call 886-2622.  REWARD: Lost: Rollei 35 camera  in Black case in Gibsons area,  phone 885-2391 after 5:00.  LOST:   Diamond   wedding   ring  somewhere in Gibsons, Reward.  8N5-2468  Lost red gas cap between Selma  Park & Sechelt. 885-3562.  Silver Hoop earring in Wharf  area, Gibsons. 886-9345.  7' x 3' orange tarp in the Roberts  Creek area. Please contact the  Roberts Creek Fire Dept.  Pearl-grey female cat, short hair  and wearing a white collar.   Lost  in Gower Pt. and Pratt Rd. area.  ��� 886-7247  Free!   2 male, 1 female kittens.  Ready  for  Christmas.     Mother  Siamese, father a travelling man.  886-2671  2 Rhode Island Red 4 mo.  roosters 886-9200  old  Pure   bred   Irish   Setter   pups,  $50.00. 885-3827  FREE to good home:   Labrador  puppies. 886-2375  Doberman puppies, red & black  13 weeks old. $50. - $125. Call  886-2481 before 6 and 885-3971  after 6. Ask for Suzanne.  Boats  Light green boys bicycle, flowers  painted on seat, from the Wilson  Creek Group Home. 885-3885  Lost: Male cat, 6 mo. old, grey  and white, Manx. Near Sunnycrest. 886-9130.  1975 19' Rienell Boat, used only  30 hours. 135 H.P Evinrude with  power tilt & electric start, brand  new Road Runner trailer with  brakes, never used. Full top,  compass, manyextras. $6,995.00.  886-7411  18' Cabin Cruiser, lots of extras -  Must Sell! 886-7736.  22' Sailing Sloop, $1,000. o.b.o.   886-2680   14 ft. speedboat, very fast 40HP.  Evinrude elec. hardly used.  Roadrunner tilt trailer. Sacrifice  at $1200. 886-9270.  Pets  KERRY BLUETERRIERS  Phone 886-2505  Free   to  good   home,   2  warm,  loving kittens, approx. 4'to 5 mo.  Will neuter and spayed  if req.  586-2149  Three squirrely black kittens, free  to good home. 885-3804  Part Springer Spaniel and part  Black Lab, ready in 6 weeks,  $5.00 for female, $10.00 for male,  phone 885-3372.  Chocolate Point Siamese cat for  sale and one short-haired Burman  kitten, 885-2443.  MARINE SURVEYS  AND APPRAISALS  For selling, purchasing  or financing  Surveys for insurance  or settlement of claims  Captain W. Y. Higgs  Box399, Gibsons,B.C.  Phones 886-9546. 885-9425  International Star Class Sloop,  with trailer. 24 ft. Gypsy cruising  sailboat, ready to sail. 886-9668  Mercontrol - Control box & cables  suitable for 11' - 16' boat, new,  hardly used. Offers. 886-7307  14' Clinker boat with 9 hp engine  Briggs & Stratton, good hull,  asking $400.00 883-2407  12' fiber glass speed boat and  40 H.P. Evinrude outboard,  elec. start. 886-7993or 886-2761.  Martin 29, 8 H.P. Sabb diesel,  one 67% Genoa and Main.   Call  886-%%  WHITEFOOT  ENTERTAINERS  presents a  DANCE  withBREEZIN'  (formerly Saltspring)  on NEW YEAR'S EVE  from 9pm to 2am  at Gibsons Legion  (Members and Guests only)  -food availabie at a nominal charge-  Advance meal tickets now on sale  COMPLETE ROOFING  ��� TAR&GRAVEL  SHINGLES& SHAKES  COMMERCIAL& RESIDENTIAL  SECHELT 885-9585 POWELL RIVER 48M041  Coast News Action Line - 886-7817  ���  est times  to call long distance  could also be the  least expensive.  This year, plan on avoiding the holiday rush by placing your long  distance calls early.  And, take advantage of our long distance discounts. For example, when  you dial station-to-station (112). you can save up to H)rt off the regular day  rate on most long distance calls placed before 8:00 a.m.:;:  Keep this chart handy. Il can help you save on your holiday calling.  1���X��  Long distance discounts on most station-to-station calls vou dial -*-  yourself (1 12). Minimum charge 20c per call.  ��� ��.  Calls inside B.C.  Calls inside B.C.  Monday ��� Friday  f:\erv ninht  5:00 p.m.��� 1 1:00 p.m.  I 1:00 p.m. ��� 8:00 a.m.  Saturda\ ��� Sunda\  8:00 a.m.��� 1 1:00 p.m.  Calls outside B.C.  Monday ��� Saturday  6 p.m. ��� Midnight  Sunday  8:00 a.m. ��� Midnight  Christmas Day & New Year's Day  8:00 a.m. ��� Midniuht  f 357ooff  rSe regular dav rate.  Calls outside B.C.  Every night  ::Midniuht ���8:00 a.m.  fl> 9,  607ooff I  re ii u I a r d a v ra t e. awt  B.C. 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Box 3516, Station C, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4G1 ���  Energy conservation: be part ol the solution.  1*  Energy, Mines and ��nergie, Mines et  Resources Canada Ressources Canada  Ollic'c ol Energy Convrrv.ilinn f)ur*iii dt I* conservation dr l>ni>rg>t  Hon. Alaslair Gillespie L'Hon. Alittsir Gillespie  Minister Minlitre  4  1  I  1 Coast News, December 14,1976.  9.  Boats  1972 Sangster 18'/j' F.G. 120  in/out Merc cruiser, Al cond.  Full canvas top, EZ Loader  Trailer, sleeper seats, asking  $3995. o.b.o. 886-9093  17'/2 ft. deep-V Bell-bouy, 100 hp  g^erc ob.  2200 lb.  E-Z Loader  {trailer. Built in gas tank, full camper top, sleeper seats, like new.   885-3237   25' Sailing sloop. $1200. T. Small  886-2680.  Cars & Trucks       Cars & Trucks      Cars & True  28' Glass pry sloop, 3 sails  $4,500. o.b.o. 886-7766.  18' Work Boat - powered by 302  Ford A-l shape, new battery,  gauges, bilge pump, jet drive,  $3200. 886-2737  Cal 25 - ready for cruising, 3  sails (main, jib & 150% genoa),  new 99 Johnson long shaft outboard with electric start & alte-  nator, phone 886-2864.  $' Fiberglass jet boat.   New jet  nd engine.   Eng. power by 327  high perform.   Good log salvage  boat.   Lots of extras incl. offers.  886-2834.  1970 VW station wagon, auto,  radio, radials, fuel injected, some  rust. $800. firm. 885-2680  1972 Datsun P/U low miles H.D.  bumpers, snow tires, wide mirrors, runs excel. With canopy  $1700.00 886-8087   Mechanics special! 1963 Ford  300 2 dr. 6 cyl. $275.00 o.b.o.   885-3409   1975 Honda Hatch-back new  snow tires, 20,000 mi. $2770.   885-9391  1964 Ford truck, steel flat deck  with ramp for crawler, good cond.   883-9964  1972 Ford 302 V8, $1400. Call  883-2530  ft'  Cars & Trucks  1964    Meteor   V8,   352   Auto.  power steering & brakes $250.00  886-9041   1967 Volkswagon Van, camping  equipment incl. Motor good, body  poor. Best offer at 886-7041.  1974 Buick Estatewagon, 1 owner  low mi., immaculate, every  luxury option. 886-7349  1970 Ford Torino, 4 dr. hardtop, $1200. 886-2941  1968 Buick Electra 225, 80,000  mi. $400. o.b.o. Really good  working order. 886-2626  2 Volvo bodies, $50.00takes both.  883-2407  Jamieson Automotive  886-7919  1974 Toyota P/U truck $2895.  1973 Datsun P/U truck $1995.  1969 Cougar $1895. 1966 Buick  Skylark $275. 1967 Dodge Dart  Sedan, 6 Automatic $1650.  1966 Buick Wildcat H-Top $475.  1973 Dodge Polara 4 Dr. Sedan,  V8 PS PB $2295. 1969 Ford  Ranger P/U V8 Auto. PS. PB.  $1295. 1966 Ford Galaxie 500  H.T. $1395. 1968 Chrysler  4 dr. H.T. V8, PS. PB. Auto.  $1695. 1970 Datsun P/U $950.  1973 Datsun 610 Sedan $2295.  1969 Chev. ��/j Ton P/U V8 $1425.  1976 Corolla 2 dr. Sedan $3650.  1969 Dodge D100 With canopy,  SI 795. MDL01342A  1965 Ford    Gallexy   H.T.    V8  $400. o.b.o. 886-2838.  1970 Datsun    $300.     885-3959  after 6 p.m. please.  1966 Parisian  2  dr.   H.T.   V8,  283 Auto, running cond. $300.00   885-9244   1969 Datsun 510, radials, AM FM  radio. 886-9102  ��  Canopy for older model Ranchero  $25.00. 886-9819  1967 Merc Vi Ton, running cond.  P.S. $300.00885-3805  1973 Gremlin, good cond. $2200.  30 mi. per gal. 886-9516  Wrecking 1964 Valiant 2 dr.,  some body parts for sale,  call  ���m 885-2420  ���7^967 Cougar XR7 with" snow  tires, $1500. 886-7511.  1973 Dodge W200 tamper Spec,  4 wheel drive, 360 cu. in. dis-  placement. Auto. 884-5370  1967 320 G.M.C. Custom special  V* Ton P.V. 17" split rims, auto.  P.S. P.B. Heavy duty rear springs  327 V8, radio. $1250. or trade  for small car. 886-2033  1975 Ford 250 P/U, 360 Auto.  P.S. P.B./ Radials, new winter  tires, new paint, 51,000 mi.  Good cond. $4,500. Call collect.  112-941-2914  4x4 Landrover in excellent  cond. $2800. 886-2614  1967 Ford custom 5004dr. sedan.  1969 Ford heavy duty pick-up  new tires, home made camper &  canopy. 885-9341   1966 Parisian 2 door V8 283  Auto. Running cond. $300. Call   885-9244   Utility trailer, heavy duty 4x8  deck complete with removable  sides & gate. 885-2420 days,  885-9316 eves.  1973 Eldorado cab over camper  8' fully equipped ind. queen  bed, 4 jacks, mounting bracket  front view mirrors, like new.  $1500. firm. 886-2512  1965 Rambler Ambassador auto,  power steering, radio & new  radial tires. Plus 2 new snow  tires. 55,000 mi. Motor in good  cond. $425.00 886-2512  1972 Chev. Impala 4 dr. H.T.,  54,000. orig. miles. Radial tires,  P.S. & P. B Mounted radial snow  tires, air condit. vinyl roof, heavy  duty trailer hitch, excellent cond.  $2,595.00. 886-7411.   1976 Chev. Blazer, lots of options,  offers welcome, phone after 6 pm.   886-7837   For Sale: 1962 Anglia, excellent  running order. 886-7903.  1973 Fiat 128 Wagon, 31,500  miles, radials & snow tires,  Excel, cond. $2300. 886-7762  1974 Okanogan Camper for small  truck, has ice box and propane  stove. All in good condition.  $1,800,885-3347.  2 - 327 GM engines: 5-78 x 14  tires, reg. $38. ea., sell for $30.  each, leave message. 885-3954.  1972 Toyota Corolla total drive  train for sale 886-2839, Jim.  One Owner!     1975 Pinto 2300,  4 sp. Stn,d. low mileage, $2,700.  Phone 885-9997.  1971 Ford pick/up Ranger XLT  One owner. 886-7837 after 6 pm.  1961 Cadillac, good running cond.  17m.p.g. $250. 885-3811 or see  at Peninsula Recycling.  1974 Datsun P-up. Low mileage,  new motor, canopy top, good buy.   886-7160   1964 Valiant. $200. o.b.o. See at  Peninsula Recycling or 885-3811.  1973 Gran Torino wide oval mags,  32,000  miles.      $3,300.   o.b.o.   885-9081   1971 Austin America, good cond.  Low mileage, new radials, $750.  883-9183 after 6p.m. please.  1969 Javelin, 343, New paint,  rebuilt engine, radial tires $1500.  firm. 886-9123..  The new MacLeods store in  Sechelt carries Thrush & Standard mufflers, batteries and many  items too numerous to mention.  Try our prices before you spend.  Weekly special: 8 track deck with  speakers. $69.95. 885-2171.  Cowrie St. Sechelt.  4x4  1970 Chevy % Ton  Immaculate, New Tires,  New Brakes. PS/PB.  Olive Metallic green  $4000.885-9416.  1955 Chev Nomad, new engine,  new paint $2000. o.b.o. 886-9401  Rare 1949 XK 120 replica Jaguar.  All alum., excellent running  cond. $7,500. 886-2676  1968 Cortina in running order,  $100. o.b.o. 886-9031.  1969  Javelin   SST 343,  rebuilt  engine, new paint, very clean.  $1200. firm.  Ask for Steve  at  886-9123  1973 Fiat 124 SPORTS COUPE  1600 cc, twin overhead cam, 5  speed, very good radial rubber,  ari horns, new paint, AM radio,  $2800. 885-2807  otorcycles  r Ken\  1972 Honda 450. Phone Terry  at 886-2888.  1971 Honda with 74 engine with  3000 mi. $1400. o.b.o. Reply  box 20, Coast News.  1974 XL-175 Honda Trail & street  bike. Looks new, runs like new.  $800.00. Will consider van or  pick-up in trade. 886-2737  1974 Yamaha 125 YX Motor-  cross, barely ridden, good cond.  $550.00 88S-2608  Two 1971 500 Suzuki's, one running and one for parts $550.  o.b.o. 885-2465 after 5.       .     ���'  1971 Honda 350 rebuilt engine,  new. battery and paint, good  condition. $550. o.b.o. 886-7569.  For Sale: 1973 Suzuki R.V. 125  Street or Trail, $500. 886-9324.  350 Honda XL 1972. 2000 miles  on it. $750. 885-3410.  For Sale:     250 Ducati $200.00  886-9324  Classified  886-7817  For Rent  For Rent: 6 mo. lease in advance  for 1 bdrm. house on 1 acre of  land. Responsible older people  only. 885-2443  Mobile home space vacancy on  waterfront $50. per mo. Noon  or eves, call 885-2080.  i For rent or sale.   8 x 40' trailer,  partly furn. $140. per mo.   Close  by beach, call at noon or eves.   885-2080   New   2   bdrm.   fridge,   stove, ���  washer, dryer, oil heat.  No pets  or children. 885-2190  Halfmoon Bay 1 bdrm. furn.  cottage. Oil stove. $110. year  round, avail. Dec. 1.885-2766  Duplex in Gibsons, 2 bdrm. fridge  & stove, elec. heat, well insulated  Immed. Occupancy. $175.00 per  mo. 886-7218  Tantalus Apartment for rent,  furn. & unfurn. Wall to wall,  accessories 886-9544.  For Rent: 2 bdrm home, Point  Rd. Hopkins Landing. $190. per  mo. incl. appliances. Avail,  only to older responsible persons,  no children. Call Mr. White  eves. 886-2935.  For Rent: A quiet adaptable  woman to share small unfurn.  Roberts Creek home, 2 bdrm.  fantastic fireplace, washer &  dryer, carpeted, elec. heat,  $112.50 per mo. 885-3231.  For Rent: Stationary trailer,  2 sm. bdrms, private wooded  space on corner of 5 acres. Most  convenient, $100. per mo. Suit  1 or 2 adults, no dogs. Please  call 886-9390.   Avail. Dec. 1st. Lrg. 1 bdrm.  duplex suite, stove, fridge, carpets. Shared washer & dryer,  $200. 886-2878   Avail. Dec. 1. 2 Bdrm. Duplex  suite, fridge & stove $200. per  mo. 886-2878  Cosy 8 x 40' 2 bdrm. mobile  home. Some furn. on secluded  W.F. site in Porpoise Bay. Suit  couple or single person. $150.  permo. 885-3417or885-3310.  Waterfront cottage for rent, fully  furnished, Madeira Park area.  Call eves. 885-9487.   2 bdrm.  Duplex, unfurn. elec.  heat, adults pref.  No pets, Refs. Req. call after 6  pm. 886-2069.  1 bdrm. mobile home in park,  semi furnished $175.885-3547.  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  notice of  PUBLIC MEETING  in  AREA'F  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15th  at  LANGDALE SCHOOL, 7:30 p.m.  Discussion: Joint use of schools  and joint fund ing.  CHRISTMASSPECIAL!  Wednesday, December 15th  at 7:00 p.m.  a showing of M ozart 's  THE MAGIC FLUTE  Directed by Ingmar Berg man  By special arrangement with the Gibsons  Harbour Merchants Assoc, The Twilight  Theatre, Kwahtahmoss Film Society and Coast  News.  CHILDRENUNDER16  ANDO. A.P. FREE!!  Doors 6:30  gOOgOQaQDOOeQOOOOaCMQQQOQO  SEASON'SGREETINGS  From Pam and Ray Boothroyd and  Yvonne Hovden  The Theatre will close from  Dec. 19through25 inclusive.  Going through the Change of Light?  WHETHER WIRING A NEW HOME, OR ADDING AN OUTLET, I  OFFER YOU PERSONALISED SERVICE AT ONE OF THE MOST  REASONABLE RATES ON THE PENINSULA.  IL  SUPERIOR ELECTRIC  FOR GUARANTEED SERVICE  CALL R. SI MP KINS  885-2412  FOR YOUR FREE ESTIMATE  mj  Thurs. Fri. Sat.  Dec. 16,17,18.  at8p.m.  'THE GREAT SCOUT'  and 'CATHOUSE  THURSDAY'  starring:  Lee Marvin  Oliver Reed  Sun. Mon.Tue. Wed.  Dec. 26,27, 28,29.  at8p.m.  Walt Disney Productions:  'GUS*  (General)  with Walt Disney  Cartoon Shorts.  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons     886-2827  Box 128, Sechelt  Phone Vancouver  885-2235  689-5838  Agencies Ltd.  Anyone can write an advertisement for a property ��� But can you produce the  Sales of Sechelt Agencies Team?  Agencies Ltd.  THE TEAM:  John, Aline, Robert, Tanya Boyuk, Peter, Jack, Lou,  Ken Wood, Charlie, Don, Pat, Anne, George, James and Jack.  885-2235  <**?��,  OUR NEW CONTEST  December 14,1976.  Phone the person pictured above, and tell him the surnames of the  team to win:  1. The first prize of  a dollar.  Up to 250 first prizes available  2. Receive the details on how to enter our contest to win the last  prize of?  THE ONLY RULES IN THIS CONTEST TO DATE:  1. No one under 21 years of age may enter.  2. No employee of Sechelt Agencies LTD. or t heir immediate family  (sons or daughters) may enter.  3. No employee of The Sunshine Coast News or their immediate  family (sons or daughters) mayenter.  Phone:885-2235  contest entrants to date:  Peter Hemstreet  Harriet Duffy  Laurie Bryson  Bill Copping  ASK FOR FREE PROPERTY CATALOUGE  Also we have most of our list ings on TV. Come and view them  Ju  in our office  LARGE VILLAGE LOT #3738  Half again as large as most lots. Across road  from Gibsons Marina property, all services  and sidewalk. Terms offered on $15,000.  Owner to carry agreement of sale. Jack  Warn 886-2681.  OCEAN FRONTAGE ROBERTS CREEK  #3750. Near-level 2.4 acres with 135' choice,  beach frontage and a delightful southerly  view. Income for the four rental units can be  increased as renovation proceeds. Absentee  owner. Excellent opportunity for a resident  owner with time to spare. Listed price $85,000  C.R. Gathercold, 886-2785 eves.  $38,000. ASKING PRICE #3732  It's Real! A 3 bedroom home, utility room,  garage, heatilator fireplace, all completely  renewed in and out, carpets, walls and paint.  New kitchen too. Large lot in West Sechelt.  Peter Smith 885-9463 eves.  EXCLUSIVE ESTATE #3729  Desirable residence on approx. 1 acre of secluded waterfront featuring private moorage,  Floor to ceiling rock Fireplace. 500 sq. ft.  covered red tile sun porch and much more.  To view call A. Ibbitson886-2542 or 885-2235.  CLEARED VIEW LOT #3724  Cameo Road, restricted subdivision near  Mission Point. Size: 65'x 115'. All you need  is $2,500. down on $12,000. try your offer.  Jack White, eves 886-2935.  SEMI WATERFRONT #3748  Delightfully finished 2 bedroom Gothic Arch  home, new in 1972. Well insulated for  economy and comfort and has electric furnace  for good air circulation. Vaulted ceiling gives  spacious feeling to a smaller home. Large  sundeck faces water. The lot is nicely landscaped for easy care. This warm and cosy  retirement home is good value at only $32,500  Don Hadden, 885-9504 eves.  WATERFRONT - NEAR NEW COTTAGES  #3708-3714. Private waterfront - drastically  reduced price, your own protected boat  moorage, within 250 feet. Almost completely  furnished including fridge and stove. Sacrifice price of only $32,750. $7,500. should  handle. For full details Pat Murphy, eves.  885-9487 or office 885-2235 (24 hrs.).  m  HOPKINS LANDING #3744  50' x 141' serviced lot with excellent view.  Close to Langdale ferry terminal and short  walk to beach. Asking $14,500. George  Townsend 885-3345.  ON FERRY ROUTE #3749  Possible site for nursery, over 9 acres in  Agricultural Land Reserve on Reid Road,  with cottage. $48,000. cash. Jack Warn  886-2681.  QUICK POSSESSION #3661  Quality built, 2 bedrooms up and 1 down,  easy keeper stucco, fully insulated, full, high  basement. Panelled living room-kitchen,  37' x 13V2', heatilator fireplace, wall to wall  carpeting, bright south-east exposure with  lovely view. Fully developed grounds, two  storage buildings, carport. The price of  $53,000. is much below replacement cost.  For appointment to view, C R. Gathercole  "at 886-2785 or other salesmen at 885-2235.  WEST SECHELT #3653  Large Vs acre lot has south slope with potential Gulf view as area develops. Hydro, water,  phone and cable TV on paved road. Full  price $12,000. Don Hadden, 885-9504 eves.  TUWANEK #3640  Upland Road. Double wide - 2 bedroom  home. Nice garden, stone walls. Potential  view, verandah. Quiet area. Good terms.  Full price $35,500. Pat 885-9487 eves.  WEST SECHELT #3696  A large corner lot with 158' frontage on Norwest Bay Road. The land is lightly wooded  and has a gently southerly slope. Asking  $18,000. George Townsend 885-3345.  LUXURY 3 BEDROOM IN VILLAGE #3726  A fine a bedroom home, family room, living  with fireplace, utility, all electric home.  Above average construction and finishing.  Fenced and landscaped garden. Full price  $49,500. and has 101/4% mortgage. Peter  Smith 885-9463 eves.  REDROOFFS AREA ��689  Over one-half acre with 125 feet frontage on  Wild wood Road in the popular and growing  Redrooffs area. This big lot is level, wooded  and serviced with hydro and Regional water.  Asking $12,400. with terms. George Town-  send 885-3345.  BEAUTIFULLY TREED #3736  Close to sea, 100 ft. x 135 ft. lot on Regional  water, southern exposure. Easy building  site, choice home site. Terms considered  at $16,500. Jack Warn 886-2681.  TUWANEK #3701  Lovely two bedroom home out In the country.  Ideal for retirement or just to get away from  the rush. Steps away from Sandy Beach,  in a quiet area of the Sechelt Inlet. Six miles  to Sechelt. Full price $39,000, Pat Murphy  885-9487 eves.  LOTS, LOTS, LOTS: #3716-3722  Winter Road: Choice of 7 lots, almost level,  some with view, on paved road just 1.7 miles  from Sechelt. All services provided per  prospectus. Building scheme protects your  investment. Lots2and3are priced at $12,800  All others $11,800. Don Hadden, 885-9504  eves.  WATERFRONT HOME SANDY HOOK #3684  Two bedroom home in quiet area, fireplace,  sundeck, partial basement, fairly steep to  beach, westerly exposure. Asking $43,500.  Why not try your offer? George Townsend  885-3345.  FOR THE ACTIVE FAMILY #3740  Immaculate, well appointed three bedroom  home on almost an acre-cleared, fenced,  level on Pratt Road just off Highway 101.  Less than a mile to shops, schools etc. It's  a good buy at $45,500. with down payment  $22,500. Reasonable terms on the balance.  C. R. Gathercole, 885-2235 or 886-2785 eves.  TWO FOR ONE #3730  Double lot, mostly cleared, two street frontages, both services, both ends. Size 70' x  337'. Single lots sell for $11,000. near here,  get two for $19,000. Jack White, eves at  886-2935.  BY THE OCEAN - LEVEL LAND - #3741  Older 2 bedroom home, by finest beach.  Needs some work, but very liveable and  valuable at asking price $37,000, offers welcome - or trades. Peter Smith 885-9463 eves.  ONLY $24,500. #3746  Two bedroom home, Gower Point Road, Gibsons Village. Attractive features, some renovating done. Jack White,evee 886-2935. 10.  Coast News, December 14, 1976.  For   Rent  For Rent  2 bdrm. house for rent, Lower 2 bdrm trailer avail. Dec. 1st.  Gibsons. $165.00 Family pref. Suitable for young couple or sin-  No pets. 886-7969 after 6p.m. gie   working   person   $175.   call  3 bdrm. mobile home, private lot _.   "   close to schools & shopping. Snug Village Mobile Home Park,  avail, immed. To older respon- Mason Rd. Space available,  sible people. $200.886-9682 885-3547  1 bdrm. furnished mobile home, 1 bdrm. furn. duplex, $175. per  Erwin Trailer Prk. $150. per mo.       month.        Immediat    occupancy  includes   hydro.   Propane   extra. 885-9261   No pets.   Avail, after Dec. 15th.       Four 1 bdrm. duplex units. Furn.  886-2E44 from   $125.   per   mo.   Lakeside  ,7,7 Motel    Pender    Harbour    area.  In   Village of  Sechelt.   2  bdrm. 885-3688 after 6.  cottage. $225. per. mo.   885-9979 ....  ���  days. 885-2062eves. 1 bdrm- home with cottage and  garage on  1 Vi acres in Roberts  Bed sitting room for rent, $100. Creek   on    bus   route.       Older  per. mo.     Fit lady O.A.P. only couple preferred.   On lease basis  No pets. 886-7486 rent   negotiable   depending   on  '     ,  ,        , .    7, maintenance requirements.-  New 2 bdrm. house in Gibsons, 73l.2884 after 6pm.  unfurn. $250. per mo. 886-7556 .    . .r  ......_  after 6 p.m. Small trailer, suitable 1 person,  ��� , ,        , .." ���"     ,. S135. inclusive.    Plus propane.  3 bdrm.   house, avail.  Dec.   14. 0B, ~oc..     co, on^  ��� r r->��� 00, ���,. 886-2887 or 886-9033.  Rcf. req. $300. permo. 886-2744     .......     Room &. Board avail, at Bonnie-  2 bedroom suite in Gibsons, brook Lodge. Meals & services  fridge & stove, immed. occu- inch laundry. $275. per month,  pancy, $150. permo. 581-0024. Private room. 886-9033.    Gower   ��� Point ocean beach esplanade.  New 3 bdrm house with full base- -   ���  ment on large lot, WAV, elec. Maple      Crescent      Apartments  heating, Gower Pt. Rd. $350. per 1662 Scho��' Rd- Gibsons. Suites  month. 886-7040 f?r rent"     Cablevision.   parking    dost  to  schools   and   shopping.  FOR RENT Reasonable  rent.      Apply suite  DELUXE TOWNHOUSES 103A.  1564 sq. ft. of finished floor area, On Hotel Lake, Irvine's Landing,  3 bdrms, plus large family room furn. 1 bdrm units, $125. per mo.  and rec. area, W/W carpets. De- 885-3688 after 6.  luxe Tappen range, ample park- _"        ~~~      ~ ���;���   ing   on   blacktop,   all   for   only Room & Board available.  Private  $300.  per month.    These good entrance and bath. 885-3437  family homes are located on 1650 6 mo. lease in advance for 1 bdrm  School Road, between School Rd. house.   Responsible older people  and   Wyngart   Rd.  in  Gibsons, only. 885-2443  For    further    information    call: =====================  Sea-Air Estates886-2137or i��# .        ���    .  Safeco Builders Ltd. 683-3291 or VFaflfeOfO  eves. 253-9293 Rent  2 bdrm. suite for rent, 1862 Hwy. =======:::=::^:^=^^:T:::^:^^=  101 Gibsons. $150 per mo. Wanted to rent or caretake -  581-0024 cottage, cabin or small house,  1 bdmyi^lerr"fiiliy"ftirnron near ferry term- Respectable  private prop, with carport. Phone scho01 teacher, 29 yrs. excellent  886-9625 avail. Dec. 1st. references. 886-7507.926-5080,       or 224-7566.  anted to  Rent  Heated house or cabin in Tyson  Rd. area for month of Feb. for  parents visiting as we have insufficient room. 885-3967.  3   -   6   Bedroom    House   from  Roberts    Creek    to-    Langdale.  886-7198  In Gibsons area, 2 bdrm with  F. P. Retired couple with small  dog, long term or purchase. First  any month after Dec. Reply Box  008, C/O 460 Coast News. Gibs.  Wanted: Property, will pay cash  for mobile home or small home on  lot in West Sechelt or Sechelt  area. 885-9364 or 885-2086  Enclosed garage with electricity  in Gibsons area 886-9892.  To rent in Gibsons, heated garage  or workshop. 886-7938.  Responsible   couple  needs year  round home in Gibsons-Roberts  Creek area.     Excel,  ref.   avail.  886-2540  obi/e Homes  For Sale or Rent: 3 bdrm. Mobile  home plus 12 x 22 work/storage  area, stove, fridge, washer, dryer  Moorage available. 883-9290.  1972 Moduline 12 x 48 on pad in  Ruskin. Encludes porch, metal  shed, furn. $12,000,885-9997.  Recent Trade-in  Like new 12 x 56' Moduline.  2 bdrm., fridge, stove, washer &  dryer, TV. All living room furniture, dinette & beds. Just move  in. F.P. $9800.00.  Coast Mobile Home Sales  885-9979 D.L.623A  ohile Homes  1969 12x50' Olympia, 2 bdrm.  carpeted throughout, built in  dishwasher, washer & dryer,  fully furn. 886-9826  INSTANTHOUSING! Why^ay  rent? See this 10 x 55 mobile  home at 1170 Osprey St.  Sechelt.  885-3372  1969 8 x 48' Mobile home, carpeted throughout, furnished in  trailer park at Sechelt. $3,800.  885-2080 or 885-9646  16 x 35 Trailer on large treed lot  in private campsite 2 mi. from  Sechelt. Furn. plus fridge,  freezer, garden & many extras.  Pad rental $40. per mo. F.P.  $3400. 885-2465 after 5 p.m.  Trailer for quick sale! 10 x 44',  1 bdrm. in trailer park, as is.  $2000. 885-2619  BONNIEBROOK  TRAILER PARK  2 choice Mobile Home sites  Near Waterfront  886-2887  1973 12' x 60'   2 bdrm. Bendex  Mobile Home. 885-2719  12' x 68' Leader, in trailer park.  3 bdrm. furnished, dosed in sundeck & storage shed with carport. 886-9135  Owners have moved out, move  into a 1971, 3 bdrm. stove and  fridge included. Excellent condition. Make an offer. 886-7422.  Snug Village Mobile Home Park  Mason Rd. Space Avail. 885-3547  Property  For Sale:     22'   Mobile Trailer,  $800. o.b.o. 886-2819after 6 pm.  8x 35' trailer with 8x 35addition  set up on lrg lot in private campsite. Fridge, freezer & many  extras. Sacrificed at $2,900.  885-2465 after 5 p.m.  NOW AVAILABLE  BAYVIEW: 7 large view lots  Vi to 2 acres, serviced lots. Overlooking lovely Sargents Bay.  Quiet area 5 min. West of  Sechelt. CALETA: Only2view  lots left in this area of fine homes.  Serviced, 200 feet from excel.  beach. 885-9796.  New 3 bdrm house with basement, fireplace up & down, large  lot, Roberts Creek. 886-7883.  Automated environment controlled local poultry farm, 10 acres,  near new 4 bdrm home, all egg  contracts local. $229,000. Call   885-3759   RETIREMENT SPECIAL  Davis Road: 3 bedroom home  close to schools and shopping.  There is wall to wall carpet  throughout this 1300 sq. ft. home.  Extra large living room with  nicely appointed kitchen and  dining room. In the area of new  homes on a 73 x 130' lot. Mort-  gageavail. $39,500,886-2765  Lot for sale, level, cleared, dry,  good soil. Pratt Rd. 886-7826  For Sale by owner $42,500. New  3 bdrm home, fireplace, exoellent  storage, large treed lot on Cul-de-  sac, West Sechelt, roomy storage  shed. 885-9213   One year young home with 2 lrg  bedrooms and carport on lovely  view lot in West Sechelt. $41,000.  Phone 885-9582  BEAUTIFUL lot in Tuwanek,  very close to beach where you'll  find it peaceful and quiet. A good  deal not to be missed. Going for  $9,500. but will consider an  offer. 886-2834.   Large lot, Langdale Ridge, by  owner 886-7581.  By owners: 2Vi acres sub-divi-  dable prop, with older home in  nice cond. 1000 sq. ft. main  floor W/2 bdrms. 260 sq. ft.  upstairs W/l or 2 bdrms. Full  basement with den, 1 bdrm &  2 piece bathroom. Sundeck, 2  out buildings Chaster Rd. Gibsons. $71,500. Eves, please  886-7695  Waterfront, furn. & equipped  cottage opposite breakwater, 1  mi. east of Sechelt. Incl. self-  contained 15 ft. trailer. $15,000.  Dominion Lease. Mon. - Thurs.  985-3677 Weekends885-2475.  Excellent building lot 100' x 250'  on South Wood Rd. adjacent to  Welcome Woods, offers to  $11,100. 885-9863  Want to tell the world about  your groups  next meeting?  m  Try Coast News  FREE CLASSIFIEDS  and get results  Sunshine Coast Business Directory  NEED TIRES"1  Come m to  COASTAL TIRES  ,tt the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2/00  JAMIESON  AUTOMOTIVE  TOYOTA  New & Used Car Sales  All Make, Parts & Services  Gibsons AL JAMIESON Phone 886-7919  Royal Bank of Canada  GIBSONS Branch-Ph. 886-2201  SECHELT Branch-Ph. 885-2201  HOURS Tues.-Thurs. 10a.m.-3p.m.  Fri. 10a.m. -6 p.m. Sat. 10a.m.-3p.m.  WINDSOR   PLYWOOD  (THE PLYWOOD PEOPLE)  Construction Plywood, Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bifolds,  Sidings and all Accessories.  .Delivery Phone 886-9221 Highway 101, Gibsons  L & H SWANSON Ltd.  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations  885-9666 Porpoise Bay Road Box 172, Sechelt, B. C  TWINCREEKLUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD  885-9973  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  Commercial Containers available  886-2938  (Quest (Electric Htb.  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING & CONTRACTING  Serving Sechelt, Gibsons, Roberts Creek & Madeira Park  885-3133  J. McKenzie Ron Blair, P. Eng.  Porpoise Bay Rd. P.O. Box 387 Sechelt    VON 3A0  SIM   ELECTRIC   LTD.  Electrical Contractor  Sechelt ��� Phone 885-2062  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    Al I Work G uaran teed  TIDELINE  Plumbing and Heating Contractors  RESIDENTIAL-COMMERCIAL  FREE ESTIMATES  Bernie Mulligan  886-9414  Denis Mulligan  Phone 886-2280  m  BE ELECTRIC ltd..  Box 860  Phone 886-7605  ' 'POWER    TO    THE    PEOPLE"  Gibsons  TED HUME SERVICES  Parts. Service, Installations  Stoves,   Furnaces,   Heaters,   etc.  RAY COATESPLUMBING  Contract Renovations & Service Work  886-7695  886-2951  Gibsons. B.C  Certified Instrument Mechanic  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   885-2921   Roberts   Creek  BOUTIN  BULLDOZING  Clearing ��� Landscaping  Backhoe Work  Phone 886-9824  R R. 1 Gibsons  C0IN-0P CLEANERS  YOU CAN SA VE MONEY  By the Garment or By the Load  .Sunnycrest Plaza  886-2231  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES  (1971) LTD.  ALL BUILDING MATERIALS  READY-MIX   CONCRETE-GRAVEL  GENERAL PAINT  .886-2642 Highway 101 - Gibsons 886-7831.  GIBSONS  TELEPHONE ANSWERING  Service - Phone 886-2231  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  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Phone um-2664     Member Allied Van Lines     R.R. 1. Gibsons.  MACK'S NURSERY phonesee  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees, Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  ABC  GENERAL PAINTING  SPRAY-BRUSH-ROLL  Call 886-2512  SUNSHINE PAINTERS  Let us brighten up your life  RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL  886-9564  Free Estimates  For Rent  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Used Refrigerators For Sale  Res. 886-9949  ROY & WAGENAAR  B.C. LAND SURVEYORS  CIVIL ENGINEERS  Marine Building Wharf Street  885-2332  Sechelt, B. C.  ROBERT W.ALLEN  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  Sechelt Lumber Building  Wharf St., Box 607  885-2625 Sechelt, B. C. Res. 885-9581  ROBINSON'STV  Service Depot for  PHILIPS --ZENITH  PANASONIC -- ADM IRAL  FLEETWOOD DEALER  FORMERLY NEVENS'    MASTERCHARGE  -7333  ELECTRONICS  & APPLIANCES  Charles (Chuck) Stephens  SALES and SERVICE  E ELECTRONICS                      INGLIS & PHILIPS   Across from Red & White 885-2568  PAJAK   ELECTRONICS  CO. LTD.  RCA & ELECTROHOME  Authorized Dealer  Sales and Service Gibsons  For Rent  Olson 886-7844       SPECTRON  Lionell Speck 886-7962  SHEET METAL & HEATING   3ox 710, Gibsons  IRESIDENTIAL& 886 9717 ELECTRIC & OIL  COMMERCIAL GAS FURNACES  HEATING & VENTILATION  C    &    S  HARDWARE  &  APPLIANCES 885-9713  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES NOTIONSetc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE TO ALL MAKES  SEWEASY  Cowrie St. Sechelt 885-2725  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  Marv Voler.  886-9597  GIBSONS LANES  OPEN BOWLING HOURS  SATURDAY 7-11 prn FRI DAY 9-11 pm  SUNDAY    2-5pm   9-11 pm  MIDNIGHT TRUCKING  GRAVEL ���FILL  ROAD MULCH ��� DRAIN ROCK  Ph. 886-7864  R.R. 2, Gibsons,  B. MacK WELDING  BRAD MACKENZIE  Portable Welding .  886-7222  Gibsons  STANHILSTAD   ROOFING  DUROID, SHAKES  ORREROOFING  R.R. 1. Port Mellon Highway        Phone 886-2923  J.B. EXCAVATING 886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage installation  ��� DumpTruck ��Backhoe  ��� Cat  ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  &CABINETSHOP  Custom Built Cabinetsand Fixtures ���&��� 30 Years Experience  Expert Finishing   -i^Kitchen^Remodelling A Specialty  885-3417  R. BIRKIN  Beach   Ave.,   Roberts   Creek  885  SPECIALTY MACHINE WORKS  MANUFACTURE OF MACHINE PARTS  SHAKE FROES DRAW KNIVES  CUSTOM AND MARINECASTING.    GENERAL MACHINE WORK I  HUGH BAIRD  Opposite Sechelt Legion    885-2523 Days    885-2108 Eves.  \t Property  *  ���  ��  FOR SALE  New 1200 sq. ft. home with full  basement. Includes shake roof,  carpets, finished fireplaces, up  and down and custom kitchen  cabinets. Located on Chaster  Rd. on 100 x 100' beautifully  treed lot near the newly proposed  Pratt Rd. School. Priced for excellent value in mid 50's, by  contractor. Call 886-7511.  FOR SALE  by Builder  1232 sq. ft. 3 bdrm Brand New  Home in area of new homes in  Gibsons. Possible 4th bdrm.  downstairs, rec. room & utilities.  Gower Pt. & Franklin Rd. area,  300 feet to Beach, fantastic view  of ocean. Priced right in the  40's, mortgage avail. 886-9890  For sale by owner: Rooming  house in Gibsons. Equipment &  furniture incl. 886-7835  For Sale by owner: 3 bdrm 3 yr.  old house, full basement, 2 fireplaces, wall to wall, ensuite  plumbing, vinyl siding, low  50's. Negotiable 886-9438  For Sale by owner: 3 bdrm post  & beam home near tennis courts,  Gibsons. $35,000. 886-7566  eves, after 4:00.  For Sale by owner: Lot 11, Seaside Village, cleared ready to  build. Buy it for what we paid for  it. $3000. down and take over  payments at 6% interest. Days  call 885-2273. ask for Nicki or  eves. 885-3963  8 x 45' Roliahome on Gabriola  Island. Must be moved $2,000.  o.b.o. (112) 254-5836 or call  886-8097  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOME PARK  Units   now   on   display,   phone:  886-9826  USED UMTS  1969 12 x 50 Olympia, 2 bdrm.,  carpeted    throughout,   built    in  dishwasher,   washer and dryer,  fully furnished.  1971 12 x 63 Leader. 3 bdrm. fully  furnished, very good condition.  NEW UNITS  SPECIAL  12 x 60 Colony, 2bedroom limited  addition,    carpeted   livingroom,  fully furnished and decorated.  1976 12 x 68 Colony. 2 bdrm. fully  furnished and decorated.  1976 12 x 68 Berkshire. 2 bdrm.  fully   furnished  and   decorated,  carpeted throughout.  1975  Moduline trailer.   Premier  model 12 x 68, 2bdrm. semi furn.  886-9519  For Sale: By owner in Gower  Point. 2 year old quality built  home. 2Vi baths, approx. 2200  sq. ft. of completely finished  home. Wall/wall up & down.  Landscaping & paved driveway  all done. Has 45' sundeck with  view of Strait. Close to beach,  all this plus 2 stall barn, feed  shed & chicken house on approx.  Vi acre. $63,000. with $37,000.  1st. Mortgage at 10%. 886-9249.  MISSION POINT: 2bdrm. 750 sq.  ft. home, sundeck, carport &  garage. Lease paid up for 181/:  years. $16,500,885-3773.  FOR SALE: House under construction, 1300 sq. ft., sundeck,  carport, full basement, double  plumbing.. 2 fireplaces, four bedrooms, double glass windows,  on large lot Selma Park. Full price  $57.500. 885-3773.  2 Bdrm. Duplex. Davis Bay.  Immed. possession, no appliances. 885-9719.  65'x 130 Cockrane Rd. Sewer  by. asking $12,500. Phone after  6 pm. 886-7407.   2 bedroom home, large living-  room on 3 acres. Beach Ave.  Roberts Creek. 885-3409.  Gibsons W/F Four-plex and three  plex 150 ft. waterfront. Both have  own entrance & appliances. Good  return, can be bought seperately  if desired. 886-7108.  Lot 67 x 123 - Malaview Road,  (off   Pratt).      Hydro   &  water.  $11,500.    o.b.o.    Terms    avail.  886-7540  1.3  acres lower Roberts  Creek   886-9516   3 bedroom home for sale, by  owner, low D.P. Large level lot  886-7070   $41,000. Duplex  2 small 2 bdrm. units in Gibsons-  assume mortgage @9%% ($220.  per mo.). Gross monthly income  $350. Lot.65' x 260', subdividable possibilities soon. Owners  may carry 2nd mort. 886-7218  2'/2 yr. old beautiful view home,  central Gibsons. 2 bdrms,  sewing room, heatilator fireplace,  tiled hearth, W/W thru out,  Vanity 4 pee. bathroom, extra  high panelled bsmt. with furn.  bdrm. . Vi bathroom possible  suite. Fenced, landscaped,  matching garage plus 3 major  appliances, clear title. $56,000.  Call 886-2644  By owner, 3 view lots on Highway  101 Hopkins, 50' x 145' each.  Centre lot has 2 bdrm. home with  '/2 basement, A-Oil, blacktop  drive, F.P. $56.000. 886-2320.  Two Lots on Chaster and Pratt Rd  Size 76 x 125 and 67 x 123, all  services, priced at $12,500. and  $10,500. with only 10% down if  required. 886-2098.  For Sale by owner in Gibsons.  3 bdrm., 2 fireplaces, finished  rec. room, nicely landscaped lot  with superb view. Priced in mid  60's. 886-2736  For Sale:   8 x 35' trailer with or  without 8 x 35' addition.   Furn.  fridge, stove & freezer.    $3500.  885-2465  Travel  YOUR GATEWAY TO THE  FUN AND SUN  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  Too Late to  Classify  For Sale: 40 chord electric organ  $125.00, Child'sice skates Bower  size 7 $10.00 reg. $30.. ladies  prof, skates size 7. $20.00, reg.  $45., skating helmet $2.50. alf  as new. 885-9735  For Rent: 2 bedroom trailer,  needs handyman, has fridge <S;  cooking stove, very private, on  rural acreage. Appropriate for  1 or 2 adults. Rent $100. per mo.  Has phone & electricity, located  in 'Upper Roberts Creek'. Please  call 886-9390.  J & C ChimneyOeaning  Vacuum Equipped  886-7785  Cement Work,lightConstruction  and smalitcpairs.  886-2530 886-9041  1970 MGB Sports Coupe, copper,  colour, rare 3 wiper model, excel.  condition. $1850. Call after 6 pm.  885-9355  Wanted:      Electric   base   board  heaters. 885-3638 eves.  Pre-Xmos Special  Waikiki $459.00  Depart Dec. 13, 27; Jan.  10, 24.  Includes direct flight from  Vancouver, 14 nights accomodation, based on  double occupancy with kitchenette, hotel transfer.  Limited seats available.  RENO $94.50  Based on dble. occ. - 8day, 7 night  bus tour leaving every Saturday.  Included is experienced tour guide,  good accom., side trips to Carson  City, capital of Nevada, beautiful  Lake Tahoe, historic Virginia City,  the city of Sparks, 2 cocktail parties  and the best In bonus coupons.  Super weekend  RENO$169.50  Fly from Vancouver every Thursday  to Sunday ��� incl. based upon dble.  occ, 3 nights, Hotel, transfers &  over $80.00 bonus coupons per person. Limited seatsavailable.  Superior Tours Ltd.  Lobby of Sandman Inn  180 West Georgia St.,  689-7117  CALL COLLECT  for information  Classify  Will Baby sit in my home 1 preschooler, days only885-3981.  Maltese pups: 1 female and 1  male. Approx. 10 weeks old.  $50. each. 886-7213 days, or  886-2045 eves.  16'Double Eagle boat. Has been  sunk, suffered slight damage to  top but hull is fine. $400. 4  propellers for 115 Merc, out/brd.  controls for 115 Merc, out/brd,  10 gals, of 'Quick Silver' formula  50-D outboard motor oil 886-9988.  1 bdrm unfurn. cottage in West  Sechelt, with view, oil stove heat  & fridge   incl.     $175.  per  mo.  885-9487  MUST SELL! ~  Price reduced to $60,000. By  owner in Gower Point. 2 yr.  old quality built home. 2'/j baths,  approx. 2200 sq. ft. of completely  finished home. Wall/wall up &  down. Landscaping & paved  driveway all done. Has 45' sundeck with view of Strait. Close to  beach, all this plus 2 stall barn,  feed shed & chicken house approx  Vi acre. $37,000. 1st Mortgage  at 10'/4%. 886-9249.  Too Late to  Classify  1969 Datsun 510, 2dr. good cond.  radio, snow tires, good transp.  $500. 886-9249.  1967 Mustang, $700. o.b.o.  886-9370 after 5p.m.  Wanted: 6"joiner.883-2252.  For Sale: 9.5 Merc, outboard,  good cond. $400. 883-2252.  For Sale: Stereo record player,  Nikko Amp 110 watts, Thorens  turntable, TD 160 with ADC'VLM  cartridge, two 50 watt speakers,  Koss Pro/4AA headphones, 75  assorted albums in excel, cond.  worth over $900. - for $500. Contact James Wheeler, after 6 pm  at 1684 Marine Dr. Apt. #3,  Gibsons, or P.O. Box 1262  Gibsons.  12' fibreglass boat with 18 hp  Evinrude O/B, 2 - 5 gal saddle  tanks, 5 life jackets, tilt trailer,  $850. firm 886-2742  1967 Camaro 2 dr. HT, rare 6 cyl.  250cc. $1200.00firm886-2742  For Rent: Unfurn. 1 bdrm house  on Highway, Wilson Creek, close  to beach. Responsible couple  only. 885-3638eves.  BRITISH COLUMBIA HYDRO  AND POWER AUTHORITY  NOTICE    SECHELT  Re: SUBMARINECABLE CROSSING OF -   -  OF SKOOKUMCHUK NARROWS, D. L.6548-L. 4429  EGMONT, B.C.  This Installation was put in service late Spring of this  year. The entire single cable was inspected on November  23, 1976 and found to be in good condition. On the North  side, however, the cable has been displaced in both the  horizontal and vertical planes. During this displacement,  the imbalanced forces on the cable created by the steep  drop off to 240 feet, have caused the cable to slide into  deeper waters. This tightening of the shoreward end has  caused the cable to rise about 18 feet off the bottom in  one end close to t he shore.  It appears that the displacement was caused by Commercial Fishing gear. This theory is supported by a local  report that one boat had broken 600 Ib. Test Trolling  gear when it became engaged on the cable. This near-  miss accident could have been fatal, as this cable is  charged with 7200 Volt.  The Crossing is well identified by Submarine Cable  Warning Signs and all information was published by  Transport Canada, Marine Section in Notices to Mariners,  published by the Canadian Coast Guard, Vol. 1, No. 26,  dated June 25,1976.  I am sure we can expect full co-operation and assistance  from all parties active in this area to ensure no damage is  done to this installation, causing unnecessary interruption  of service which is not only very inconvenient to our  customers, but can also be very costly to the party involved.  If you require further information, a detailed drawing  of this installation is available, at no cost, through this  office.  Thank you for your co-operation.  E. Hensch,  District Manager.  CROSSWORD  PUZZLE  TODAY'S  ANSWER  THINK NOTHING OF IT,  JNCL.E JACK, VOU AREN'T1  THE FIRST ONE WHO'S  SEEN TO TEA AN1  EATEN ALL>  ACROSS  1 Be distressed  5 Marsh bird  (2 wds.)  11 African  country  12 Small region  ���13 Split  14 Cain was  the first  15 Ivy Leaguer  16 Pollen  fancier  17 ��� es  Salaam  18 Involve  20 Daughter of  Cadmus  21 Golden  22 Put away  23 111 humor  24 Tale teller  25 Glut  26 Reverberated  27 Fatima's  husband  28 "Ruggles of  ���" (2 wds.)  30 Actor  O'Herlihv  31 Night  before  32 Actor  Hunter  34 Inspire  with  36 Pot money  37 Sports  official  38 Belgian  river  39 Cylindrical  40 Lab vessel  DOWN  1 "God's  Little ���"  2 Place that  sounds cool  3 Disliking  (4 wds.)  4 Village in  Holland  5 Succeed  (2 wds.)  6 Archangel  7 Dolores ���  Rio  8 Bear a  grudge  (3 wds.)  9 ��� Steber  10 Strait-  laced  Coast News, December 14,1976  11  Coast News  886-7817  16  19  22  23  24  25  26  Tightly  28 Adjust  packed  anew  bundle  29 Eucharist  Tessera  plate  Troll  33 Tiber  Stability  tributary  Scoop  35 Actress,  Cruel one  Mary ���  "Midnight"  36 Yes  rider  vote  Ifilillillii  Roman Catholic Services  Rev. T. Nicholson, Pastor  Times of Sunday Mass:  8:00 p.m. Saturday and 12 Noon  Sunday at St. Mary's Church in  Gibsons  In Sechelt: 8:30 a.m. Our Lady erf  Lourdes Church, Indian Reserve  10:00 a.m. Holy Family Church  885-9526  UNITED CHURCH  Rev. Annette M. Reinhardt  9:30 a.m.-St. John's  Davis Bay  11:15a.m.-Gibsons  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 7:30p.m.  All Welcome  Phone 885-3157 or 886-7882  Salvation Army  Camp Sunrise  Hopkins Landing  Sunday 2 p.m.  In the Chapel  886-9432  Everyone is Welcome  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member P.A.O.C.  Phone 886-7107  Highway and Martin Rd.  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Service 7 p.m.  Wed. Bible Study 7:30 p.m.  Pastor G. W.Foster  SE VENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat. 3:00p.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  BAPTIST CHURCH  Pastor F. Napora  Office 886-2611 Res. 885-9905  CALVARY - Park Rd., Gibsons  SUNDAYS  Morning Worship 9:30 a.m",  Sunday School 10:45a.m,  Evening Fellowship 7:00 p.m.  1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday  Thursday -- Prayer and Bible  Study 7:00p.m.  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School 10:00a.m.  Worship Service 11:00 a.ml  Revival 7:00p.m.  Bible Study Wed. 7 JO p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  tl^it^totje tttgl) School  xt)X  TV Dn/tttwl Placer*  ��  **  />  yuztvfc  Dk Scrooge  CVtrlef Picket^  ml, Cecetder 15     7^0  ftiuttf, DecetwW 16     V30  hi. VmmUt \7 ttutwee W0 gHWBHWtflgWgillWgB  B^��^ii_i_j��iiB_yM_pMiwii_^)iiiii  mumuuiifnaartimpTiai  12.  Coast News, December 14,1976.  Gabriola:  The Queen of the Islands  'm>s*  Musical Spanish names are  often evident on the coast of  British Columbia, and part of  the charm of Gabriola Island is  the name it bears. This was bestowed, in 1791, by Jose Mario  Narvaez, Spanish explorer who  was examining the waters of the  coast, in command of a small  schooner Saturnina. Some records give the nameas"Gaviota"  meaning "gull", then changed to  Punta de Gaviola, and finally  Gabriola.  Charming, peaceful, easy of  access, Gabriola lies near the city  of Nanaimo. Its appeal lies in  a combination of many things;  history, tamed wilderness, and  beautiful vistas of the sea on  every side.  Dubbed "Queen of the Islands" by its enthusiastic inhabitants, the island has one of  the best climates in North America, with a small yearly rainfall.  Twenty square miles (50 sq.  Kilometres) of some of the most  lovely recreation land anywhere is  enjoyed by residents and visitors,  who, when they want the amenities of a city, hop back and  forth on the car ferry.   It travels  from Nanaimo to Descanso Bay  and carries about 22cars, and 150  passengers, laden with everything from groceries to pieces  of plumbing.  The most famous, and deservedly so, attraction is the Gaiiano,  or Malaspina Galleries. Just off  Berry Point Road, and calling for  a bit of a climb over some solid  rock, this is a most interesting  natural formation. Carved by  wind and tide from the sandstone, it is long enough and high  enough for a walk through. You  may climb in and look down on  the turquoise waters of the little  bay. This gallery was discovered  and named for the commanding  officers of the expedition of the  Spaniards.  Early settlers of Gabriola were  often employed at the coal mines  of Nanaimo. Indeed one old  graveyard reveals the headstone  of a thirteen-year-ole lad killed  in a coal mine explosion in 1898.  Degnen Bay, named for another old timer, Thomas Degnen,  who settled on the island in 1862,  provides a safe harbour for many  small boats. Silva Bay, well  known by yachtsmen from many  waters, was also named for an  early settler. There is an interesting historic church nearby.  The roads are simply called  the South Road and the North  Road. These provide access to  most ofthe island, with secondary  roads leading to intriguing views  of beach and many happy home-  sitt :.  While on Berry Point Road, if  you are an artist, or photographer, orjust enjoy lovely view,  you should walk down to the  beach and have a good look at  the Entrance Island Lighthouse.  It was built in 1876 to guide  ships in and out of Nanaimo  Harbour, and its red and white  buildings, and pulsing light are  a welcome sight to all those at  sea.  An ancient overgrown brickyard lends an air of mystery,  as do the old grindstone quarries.  These were first quarried in the  1930's and cut until the mid-  1940's. Huge cylindrical stones,  four feet in diameter, were cut  from the rock to a depth of four  or five feet, and then loosened  by a small charge of powder.  The stones were cut from the  rock as close to each other as  possible, leaving a strange resemblance to a piece of pastry  on which a huge cookie cutter had  been at work. The holes are now  filled with water, home to small  denizens of the still waters.  There are about 100 permanent  residents on the island and they  do not lack for entertainment.  There are oysters to open, clams  to dig for, beachcombing to keep  you busy, and Silva Bay Resort,  Taylor Bay Lodge and Surf Lodge,  for fraternizing. Gabriola Sands  Provincial Park for picnics and  swimming, is not far from the  Galleries and Twin Beaches offer  you the sunshine on whichever  side of the road the sun happens  to be shining.  Mudge, Decourcy and Link  Island provide protection for  Pylades Channel, or False Narrows as it is sometimes known,  and the waterborne know about  this. Whalebone Beach is worth  combing for whatever the old  time whalers have discarded, and  you may even be lucky enough to  find a whale's tooth.  Gabriola rightfully deserves  its designation. It is truly Queen  of the Islands.  Canada Grade A Beef   Govt. Inspected      (1st. 5 ribsonly)  PRIME RIB ROAST  Ib. $1.59  Govt. Inspected  SAUSAGE MEAT  Ib. 79*  B. C. Grown Macintosh  APPLES  Canada Fancy Grade  4 lbs. $1.00  Imported   Premium  YAMS  Canada #1 Grade  lb.   29  Ocean Spray  CRANBERRIES  Canada #1 Grade  lb. 39  B. C. Grown or I mp.   Canada #1 Grade  OOQQQOQQOQQOQOQQOO  ANGEL CONSTRUCTION  wishes to announce  NEW SUBDIVISION on GLASSFORD ROAD  GIBSONS  -    3, 4AND5 BEDROOM HOMES  UNDER   $50,000.  :   If you buy while they're building -otherwise the appraised price  will be charged.  ALL  ALL  ALL  You can enjoy all the advantages  the added expenses!  BRUSSELS SPROUTS Ib.   39  Libby's Fancy  Tomato  JUIl/t 48 fl. oz.Tin    0#  Mom's  MARGARINE  $  3 lb. Pkgs.  1.39  Nabob  MINCEMEAT  $  48 oz. Jar  2.19  Libby's Fancy  FRUIT COCTAIL  14fl.oz.  Tins  89  Bick's Sweet Mixed  PICKLES  $  32fl.oz. Jar  1.19  I  Kraft/Processed Slices  Niblets/Fancy/Whole   Kernel        mfx  l/UKlM 2     12fl.oz.Tins   0*7  Cloverleaf    Small  SHRIMP  4oz. Tin  99  Christies Plain  'Ritz'  CRACKERS  16 oz. Pkg.  98  CHEESE  $  Singles 1 lb. Pkg.  1.59  Malkin's or Nabob  FANCY PEAS  3       $  14 oz. Tins  1.00  McLarens Marashino  CHERRIES  12 fl. oz. Tins  99  Old Dutch  POTATO CHIPS C 69  Heinz Strained    (no meat)    4  BABY FOODS oz4jarS  69  :;B1:iie;:Ri;bbciri;  Fine or Reg,  $  1 to, Pkg.  2.33  White Swan   Asstd/White &Bordered  2 Roll  Pack  PAPER TOWELS SS' 99  Dad's   Shortbread  COOKIES  10oz. Pkg.  99  Neilson's/Salted  MIXED NUTS  $  13 oz.Tin  1.89  Hefaz  JUNIOR FOODS ; 69  I  if!  I  Nabob  TEA BAGS  $  Pkg. 125's  2.29  CHOOSE FROM SPANISH STYLE, AMERICAN PROVINCIAL,  COLONIAL, CONTEMPORARY.  MiDi^  with 1 Vz to 2 baths  with Fireplaces (1 or2)  with Laundry room, Rec. room or  extra Bedroom  ALL   with Village Water and Sewer.  near2 Beaches and Fishing, shopping, Schools and Post Off ice.  Buy before completion, and you can  choose colours, carpeting, panelling  and Interior Decor!  custom-built home  Ocean Spray Cranberry ^ ^^ ^  SAUCE   ���%orU0Z.Tln59<  White Swan Paper  NAPKINS  Pfcg,60':&  39  Smedley/Small Whole _ ^  CARROTS    i9fi ozTm oy  c  is  I  i  I  i  1  ���18**25'7Rbll7<  tWtNUWNMNMMMi  Weston's   Stoned  WHEAT THINS*--.99  c  Fraser Vate/Pr<s��n    Ii  491  ;&i$Jb^^  ffiWmmmmMmmmMmffim  Martha Caine  FRUIT CAKE  $  2 lb.  2.19  itlllillllllilill  I  i  Ventura/ Frceen Sliced  to 02. Pfcg.  STRAWBERRIES    69  SPANISH-STYLE HOME BUILT BY ANGEL  ALSO CUSTOM BUILDING ON YOUR LOT!  For Further I nformation:  885-3759  _M__OOOOOOOOCX300QOgOeW��C3000C��OOOCaOQOOa<30  Lucky  Dollar  F fl OBS  GIBSONS  Prices Effective:  Dec. 16toDec. 24  We Reserve the Right  To Limit Quantities  REDS  WHITE  *.-     raoo    'X  iTORIS/  I  1  1  I  m

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